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 7^���,Tr,^:  Provincial Library,  Victoria, B. C.  Board at Loggerheads over Booming Issue  Student President Charlene Baldwin is shown delivering the student  address at the inaugural ceremonies that marked the official opening of  Chatelech Junior Secondary School opening in Sechelt on January 15th.  Also in the picture are School Board Chairman Ceilia Fisher, Trustee.  ���&m,  Peter Precesky, Architect NoffmMet^Seciri^a^-Treasurer Roy Mills,  Trustee Jo-Ann Rottluff, Trustee Don Douglas, Superintendent John  Denley; Alderman Ted Hume of Gibsons, andjMiiiyorfHarold Nelson of  Sechelt. ��� ;���. ' XXy-XX^- .$ '���'.���''   "7.- .���  "X.  . toSL. ��, ^.;.; > ^ii<i  School Board starts 1977 witK itiarathon session  A long and interesting agenda  faced the trustees of School  District #46 at their inaugural  meeting held on Thursday,  January 13th, in the library of  Gibsons. Elementary School. In  addition to the swearing in of  re-elected and newly-elected trustees, Clayton, Precesky, and  Dombroski, and the election of a  chairman and vice-chairman, the  meeting heard reports on the  various stages of school construction going on in the district, an  address by John Lowther of the  Department of Education and a  report from Ed Nicholson, Coordinator of Special Education.  Celia Fisher has been re-elected as the Board Chairman for  the coming year. Trustee Maureen Clayton has been designated  Vice-Chairman.  In the matter of school construction, CM Project Ltd. reported to the School Board that  the construction of Chatelech  Junior Secondary School was now  substantially completed though  some improvements have still  to be made to the gymnasium  floor. This work will probably  be done during the Easter vacation. The problem with the sanitary sewer line at the Sechelt  school has been eliminated by the  use of pumps of another manufacture. CM Projects also reported that the construction of  Sechelt Elementary (Gymnasium  was at a temporary standstill  pending a decision on the type of  flooring to be used. In the case of  the Pratt Road Elementary  School, trustees were, informed  that tenders for the project had  clbsed somewhat over-rbudget.  Attempts will be made to reduce  the overage.  The address by John Lowther  of the Department of Education  was on the topic of Goals of the  Core Curriculum, Lowther said  that there was some concern  in the provincial educational  department   that   the   last   few  years had seen too much permissiveness in the curriculum of  provincial schools. "We feel  that there has been too much  emphasis on creativity, on students doing 'their own thing',"  he said. He carried with him  copies of a pamphlet produced by  the provincial government entitled "What Should Our Children Be Learning?". It would  appear from the booklet that what  the government has in mind is a  return towards more traditional  teaching subject matter.  Some skepticism towards the  booklet and the program was  expressed by both local trustees  and teachers. Trustee Spikerman  offered his opinion that the pamphlet being distributed was nothing more nor less than a political  document, and local teacher  Roger Douglas commented that  he wished the district had available some of the funds that had  gone into producing the pamphlet.  Ed Nicholson, Co-ordinator of  Special Education spoke to the  meeting explaining the goals and  techniques of the Special'Education division. , He described  Special Education as being ���.the,,  reserve defence of the educational system. "We are at the  moment concerned with the at-  risk, or atypical child," he said,  "though we hope to be able to  broaden our frame of reference  to include special consideration  for the gifted child who may not  be sufficiently challenged by the  regular classroom offering.  Nicholson said that the boon of  Special Education was that. it  enabled educators to concentrate  on the individual child more  adequately 'and identify his/her  problems.  It was almost eleven o'clock  when the long meeting ended  with the trustees gallantly carrying on in an in-camera session.  opinions  This week the Coast News  introduces a new column "Street  Talkin", a product of the energies  and imaginations of students of  the Gibsons Alternate School.  Each week students, under the  direction of advisors Ken Dalg:  leish and Peter Cawsey, will be  conducting interviews with  a random sampling of local people  asking questions centering  around those /topics and issues  which affect our coastal community.  If you are interviewed but don't  find your views in print, please  understand that the column is  trying to present a wide assortment of ideas and might leave  out certain interviews in order  to show diversity of opinion.  ���������������������:���:���:���  ���-���-���-���-�����>��i<  Street Talkin'  QUESTION:  What do you think about the new Gibsons Mall?  Mrs. Ida Lowther  "I think' it's a waste of  money if you ask me. I don't  know whether Gibsons needed all that or not...there's  probably other things it  needs worse than a big fancy '  classy mall. That might be  alright in Vancouver somewhere, but I don't think it  fits every place either. I  was talking to a man who  worked on the mall and he  said, "Talk about a waste  of space..." And the rent,  they say the rent is unreal."  Nets Moore  "I think it's a good thing  to have in a community this  size. It's a good building,  it's nice shopping up there.  I think it's probably a few  years ahead of its time but  we're happy to have it."  Jan Hil/erud  "Well, for myself I think  it's a rather good idea I'll  be working up there and it'll  be a bit more income for  me.       There's   a   familiar  feeling there because it's  very much like the suburban  shopping centres in Vancouver and whether that's good  or bad depends on how you  feel about those situations."  Carmen White  "I think it's the most  average mall I've ever seen.  I've shopped there but there  is really nothing outstanding  about it at all...it's exactly  like malls everywhere."  Bob Beaupre  "I just hope there's  enough economic base here  to support it....because it's  a pretty costly mall, alot of  these shopkeepers are  paying alot more rent than  other store keepers in Gibsons and Is there enough  money here to keep everybody alive? I sure hope so.  It looks pretty slick. I'll be  working here in Trail Bay  Sports as soon as It gets  finished."  The Sunshine Coast Regional District regular board meeting  of January 13th was the scene of a heated discussion over adoption of the Gambier Island Official Community Plan - Bylaw  #110, 1976. The stated purpose of which is "to set out, in  general terms, the areas for various types of land and water  use (and) to provide guidelines for both governmental and individual decisions regarding the future development of the  island."  Area "F" representative, Bernie Mulligan expressed concern  that the plan, if passed in its present form, contains bylaws  which were not advantageous to the community as a whole as  they overlook the role that Gambier Island plays in the total  economic base of Area "F", Gibsons, and Sechelt. Of particular concern to director Mulligan were bylaws:  5.8 "To prohibit extension of log booming, sorting, and storage, and encourage relocation where necessary, to produce  the least environmental damage and conflict with adjacent  land uses." 6.4.3 "Removing log booms from waters where  there are significant changes to marine growth as a result of  their presence." 8.2.3.5 "Where good beach areas are rendered inacessible by off-shore log booms, these booms should  be removed in the very near future."  Mulligan hastened to point out  that were the letter of the law  carried out as stated therein, the  Island residents, who are 90%  summer residents, could go directly to Victoria (by-passing the  S.C.R.D.) to affect moves that  would slowly squeeze out the log  storage and log booming industry  which generates a payroll of  about one-half of the C.F.P.,  Port Mellon pulp mill and is very  important to the Sunshine Coast.  He presented a letter, from L & K  Log Sorting Co. which read in  , part that the loss of water storage  leases because of "restrictions in  available flat land for dry-land  sort "would force them to consider closing down" their operation. He also spoke of Rivtow  Strait's proposal to reldcate their  \ where rthey'hbwTiave stmage-k-^.,.-y-.  "We  can't  afford  to  take   a  chance",  he said,   "we cannot  turn this thing into another Stanley Park to accomodate the city  of Vancouver!"  Area "B" representative Peter  Hoemberg felt that since the plan  had been already a year and a  half in preparation and a refusal  now to adopt it could result in  a further years delay, it would be  more effective to adopt the plan,  subject to amendment.  "If we do not reconsider an  adoption now we will literally  have to start from scratch," he  said. "We are going to throw  away a tremendous amount of  work, a large part of which you  (Mulligan) are in agreement'  with!" Director Hoemberg con-,  tinually stressed adoption of the  plan, suggested amendments to  re-word the bylaws to make them  -���acceptable, and proposed "an im-  mediate start on a study of the  question of industrial uses along  Howe Sound.  "I cannot see any  where in the bylaw any suggestion that what the community  plan is attempting to do is eliminate booming grounds." he  stated.  Area "F" alternate director  Don Head read into the record  a letter from the Lands Department in Victoria in reply' to an  inquiry from the Island Trust  regarding lot 5310 (a lease  holding in West Bay) that it was  covered by "a ten-year lease  which must be honoured unless  the lessee is not abiding by the  lease agreement, for this reason  no preferral could be made..".  You appear to have two somewhat  conflicting objectives in mind by  getting the log storage out..:I  question whether public usage;  marinas, etc. wouldn't be more  biologically degrading than log  storage."  Community planner Robyn  Addison stated these inquiries  were made with a view to protecting the estuary at the head of  the bay.    "The members of the  Island Trust have identified certain natural areas'as important  ecological areas," she said,  "irrespective 'of the pian, the  Trust is going to have that  opinion."  After an hour of fruitless debate, Sechelt Alderman Morgan  Thompson     interjected,      "Mr.  Chairman.    I've    heard    these  gentlemen discuss this thing long  enough...the wording of the bylaw is immaterial, we're concerned with the future of log sorting  and booming in the Gambier and  West  Howe   Sound  areas,   and  : rightly so.*..We must7be carefulj-  to protect our industry.!'   : The;  discussion was tabled until the'  next meeting. ���  These are the students of Gibsons  Alternate Education who will be working  on the new feature "Street Talkin' "  which appears for the first time in this  edition. Front row left to right Peter  Plourde,   Joy   Hansen,    group   leader  Eileen Mountain, Wendy Olivers, Dan  Plows, Dean Midel. Top row left to  right Earl Klok, Wayne Cockriel, Donna  McLean, Alan Morgan, Ken Boser,  group leader Ken Dalgleish, and Glen  Cramer.  Oops!  t  In the hustle and the bustle  and the rash of potting oat oar  little weekly newspaper It Is Inevitable that even with the maximum  vigilance occasionally error will  be committed. With this In mind  the management of the Coast  News feels that It can do no better  than to resuscitate a long time  feature of the Coast News - the  Oops    column. Accordingly  let these errors which appeared  In these pages last week be noted  along with their attendant apologies to those concerned.  We ran Into our first difficulty  with the first baby of the year,  for whom we had waited nil oar  second Issue of the year. The  ever-helpful and charming personnel of St. Mary's Hospital  helped us to our first error. The  first baby was actually young  Heather Loden, daughter of Constable Les Loden and his wife  Marlene. We extend our apologies to Heather and her parents.  The second error we managed  all by ourselves. We reported  that the first meeting of the Regional Board went "in camera"  to discuss their salaries. We were  sternly rebuked by Director  Hoemberg. The "In camera"  session was actually to discuss  staff salaries at the Regional  Office. Oops!  ���������������.���������.�����  ����>����i��  ��������������;�����������.��  ������:���:  ���:���:���:���:���:���:���:���  Delivered to EVERY address 01 Coast News, January 18,1977  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. Phone 886-2622  Published at Gibsons, B.C., every Tuesday  by The Glassford Press  'C/%M* '    "' '^7-*<����*  Advertising/Photographer - Ian Corrance  Receptionist/Bookkeeper - M. M. Laplante  Production - H. Sinn  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley  Editor - John Burnside  Subscription Rates:  Distributed Free to all addresses on ihe Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $8.00per year; $6.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $10.00per year.  United States and Foreign$12.00 per year.  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817.  P. O. Box 460, Gibsons, B. C.  I ���  .��3&SsSi&fe8i3��$i&SBi^^  Regional Board  i.. ���  It is to be regretted that the current  version of the Regional Board has so soon  found its way into deadlock on virtually  the first piece of business that has come  before it. The question of the Gambier  Island Community Plan is a complex one  involving sharing jurisdiction between  the Regional District and the provincially  sponsored Island Trust. The Island Trust  is a body charged with the responsibility  of ensuring that the main islands in the  Gulf of Georgia, including most of the  Gulf Islands and including Gambier,  Keats and Bowen Islands, retain their  individual character against the many-  headed monster called progress.  Insofar as Gambier Island is concerned  the Island Trust consists of three provincial appointees and two elected trustees,  Mrs. Negroponte and Mrs. Dombrowski.  The present Gambier Island Official  Community Plan has been almost two  years in the making involving discussions  between the Island 'lust, the Regional  District, the Lands Branch in Victoria.  It has also included representation of the  companies that hold the booming ground  leases, namely Ron Johnson of Rivtow.  The plan as it stands is undoubtedly  imperfect. Most plans are in their initial  stages.       The   segments   which   have  aroused most controversy concerning the  possible relocation of the booming  grounds where such should prove beneficial to the islands and the question of  passage through booming grounds where  deemed advisable to provide access to  the beach from the water would appear  to be in the province of the Island Trust  and it is not clear how fulminations at  the Regional District can serve any useful  purpose.  Undoubtedly the intentions of Trustee  Mulligan in raising the issue are motivated by a desire to safeguard the interests  of his area wherein the booming grounds  are located. There is, however, a tendency on the part of newly-elected members to governing bodies at all levels to  play the role of the new broom which will  sweep clean and it would appear in this  case that Trustee Mulligan's zeal has  outrun a more rational reaction to the  problem  Nothing worthwhile for the district or  Mulligan's area of the district can be  achieved by the introduction of emotionalism and obstructionism into the deliberations of the Regional District. It is possible that in this case Trustee Mulligan's  zeal to serve the people of his area may  have outrun his good judgement.  School Board  The official opening of Chatelech  Junior Secondary School in Sechelt and  Elphinstone Secondary School in''Gibsons, both of which took place on Saturday, January 15th, surely marks the end  of a most trying period in the educational  history of this district. Since the old  Elphinstone Secondary burned down  three and a half years ago the trustees,  teachers, and students of this area have  had a most challenging time.  For the trustees, in the words of the  title of Hugh Garner's autobiography, it  has been just one damn thing after  another. Their workload as public servants has been greatly increased with all  ofthe planning committee work that overseeing the construction of new schools  in these days of construction strikes and  sky-rocketing prices entails, a heavy  one indeed. Nothing, of course, was  made easier by the subsequent fire last  year which destroyed the secondary  school at Pender Harbour.    The indivi  duals on this board and the last who  laboured so long to right the educational  difficulties deserve the gratitude of the  entire community.  For the teachers and students on the  lower half of the Sunshine Coast it must  be a great relief to be freed at last from  the permutations of overcrowding,  shift systems, and damp trudges from  classroom to classroom which has been  their lot for the last few years. We can be  sure that everyone at this end can fully  sympathize with their colleagues at Pender Harbour Secondary still struggling to  maintain educational quality in a makeshift situation. Both teachers and students have done remarkably well in situations of considerable difficulty and are to  be congratulated.  The Coast News does so congratulate  all concerned and trusts that we stand  now on the verge of a time when all of  us can take justifiable pride in the education that we provide for our young.  .from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  In response to an appeal for grain for  the growing number of wild ducks in the  Lower Bay, the local wildlife organization  donated 100 lbs. of grain to be distributed  to them.  At a school board meeting, Trustee  W. Nimmo, confounded by the inaction  of those involved in deciding what to  do with the ditch along the highway in  front of Elphinstone School, decided the  best thing to do with it was to fill it full  of alligators and make it a tourist attraction.  Mrs. Hodgson is recovering well, following 10 days in a coma as the result  of head injuries.  10 YEARS AGO  Witnesses wanted: Sechelt R.C.M.P.  are seeking witnesses who saw the tug  Gulf Master before rescue operations  started, as the result of the sinking of the  vessel with the loss of 5 lives.  Luck rode with James John Joe (now  Jamie Dixon) when his car brakes failed  at 5:10 p.m.  Monday on  School Road  Hill in Gibsons and he careened down the  hill past the park,  navigating his way  between two other cars, tore onto the  wharf ramp and down the itfih^^hfeife^#'  was able to control his steeririg' so^Kaf^l^  hit the 5 ton crane oh theoutef' &dge of'  the wharf. If he had not hit it he and his  car would have been in deep trouble.  15 YEARS AGO  The Volunteer Fire Department of  Gibsons is now 25 years old.  Danny Wheeler's Imperial Oil tank  truck caught fire at Hopkins Landing  shortly before 8:00 a.m. Wednesday  morning and was damaged considerably.  20 YEARS AGO  Heroic efforts of Orrin Watson, 48  year old tractor operator to save the lives  of three persons trapped in a small car  which plunged off the road into Ruby  Lake, was told to a coronor's jury in  Sechelt.  Reg Paul was returned as Chief of the  Sechelt Indian Band in the January 12th  election.  25 YEARS AGO  Coast News wisdom....Those who bank  too much on a family tree are frequently  caught out on a limb.  Death claims another old timer: Mr.  Homer Knapp Stockwell, 86, who died  at his home in Porpoise Bay, January  the 14th.  30 YEARS AGO  Because of the increased price of peanuts to manufacturers, the Wartime  Prices and Trade Board announces an  iiircreaise in the ceiling price of peanut  gutter , Thfc new maximum retail prices  on a 16 ounce jar will range from 38 to  42 cents instead of the previous range of  19 to 25 cents.  QALfMOOAt JAY. B.C  Halfmoon Bay,  The Union Steamship Company's  SS Lady  Cynthia at dock. This busy logging community was reached by  a road from Sechelt only in 1930, about the time of this picture,  and that was of dubious virtue during much of the year. Mean-  H*/**Cr%LL< PHOTO*        -*.#*���  while, a return trip between a public wharf such as this one and  Vancouver could be made for about two dollars via a Union  ship. Helen McCall photo, donated to Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum by Dora Benn. bY L- R- Peterson  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  I was strolling through the  village of Sechelt the other day  when I passed a parked car with'  a bumper sticker. Normally I  abhor bumper stickers but I  invariably read them. This one  said: "This car has travelled the  Alaska Highway". I looked at the  car. Yup, it looked like it had  travelled the Alaska Highway  alright. The windscreen was  starred in half a dozen places by  thrown gravel and rocks arid the:  lower part of the body looked like  it had been peppered with shotgun fire. Underneath, I knew, ifi  'Hooked I would "find 'great 'dents|-  and assorted metallic wounds in*  the structure.  The Alaska Highway! I shuddered a great and heartfelt  shudder. For those of you who  are fortunate enough not to know,  the Alaska Highway starts at  Dawson Creek in the north-east  corner of B. C. and meanders  off through the muskeg and  mountain generally north. All  but the first eighty-four miles of  it are unpaved, or at least were in  the sixties and I doubt that much  more is paved today. It was constructed by the American Army  with more urgency than finesse  during the Second World War  when it was feared the Japanese  might invade Alaska - though 1  myself always thought the Japanese had more sense than do  any such thing.  You will, I am sure, have  gathered through this somewhat  wordy preamble that I have some  personal acquaintance with the  monster. Indeed I dp, indeed I  do. Between August of 1963 and  August of 1968 I drove nine hundred miles of it to Whitehorse,  Y.T. and then a subsidiary side  road - also, of course, gravel -  a further three hundred and forty  miles to Dawson City a total of  six times.  I hated it the first time. It was  absolutely dreadful. Nothing in  my previous knowledge of men,  machines, or geography had prepared me for such a journey. If  you ask me why, then, why did I  drive it five more times I'm afraid  I can only shrug in total perplexity  at the follies of man.  The first time I was on my initial journey to the north, an idealistic young teacher with a hunger  for romantic, places who had just  got a job in Dawson City where  the Klondike Gold Rush had  taken place. Not too long before  that I had acquired a wife and  baby daughter. The job in Dawson City I had acquired by dint  of diligent effort. . The wife and  ������:��:?x-S>:?:-:��:%S:^  ���*  j.  daughter I had acquired rather  more absent-mindedly. I was  driving a Riley One Point Five  which I remember as being, despite its name, a rather sedate  little English sedan quite suitable  for a young family and school  teacher in the city. Perhaps just  a shade of sprightliness in its  going to please my yearning romantic heart. It had been a veteran of several Montreal winters  when I bought it and between  the floor and the ground much of  it had been corroded away. In  addition we were very new at the  ifusiness of travelling -long 3js^  dances as a family unit and had  not yet discovered the blessed  relief of sending much of your  belongings on ahead. As a consequence we set out for Dawson  City with this poor little grey  car piled high both inside and outside with sewing machines and  baby thingies and a thousand  other articles of mysterious import which had recently entered  my life.  We struggled through the  prairies, only once running out  of gas in a head-wind just east  of Alberta, made it to the Sunshine Coast for the first time  where we visitied with my cousin  Betty Duncan and family in Gibsons before setting off for the  north. Inside the car, we had the  baby and the dog in the back  seat. The baby carriage top  wouldn't fit in our tiny car so  we had put the hood of it on to  a Chiquita banana box which took  care of the baby - sometimes.  The dog, the ever patient Pogo,  had a spot she disappeared into  up near the roof in the back corner on top of the sleeping bags.  The baby was two months old and  was being bottle fed. We put  sweetened milk into one end of  her and it re-appeared just twenty  external inches later and what  she had done to it by that time I  never could get used to - or  escape."  One of the principal facts about  the Alaska Highway is that it  can be murderous no matter  the weather. If it has been raining it loses its top surface rapidly  under the pounding of heavy  vehicles, becomes full of incredible potholes and you are being  consistently sprayed by passing  vehicles with gravel and mud. If  the sun has been shining for more  than two or three days the road  dries out and again the pounding  loosens the surface and the passing cars will spray you with  gravel and an occasional rock and  you travel constantly in a blinding  cloud of dust. It becomes routine,  for example to ease up behind a  moving cloud of dust on a long  up-grade and be in the middle  ofthe cloud and level with the  tail before you know what it is  you are trying to pass. As for  oncoming traffic, you try not to  think about that.  The Riley One Point Five was,  of course, far too heavily loaded  down and scraped bottom in  every pile of deep gravel on the  turns. Also the Montreal-corroded bottom sucked up the dust as  we passed like some insane  "vacuum"gleaner. We put a face;;  cloth, moist, over the baby's;  face and made brave little hysterical jokes about Chiquita Bandita,  and so forth.  We knocked a hole in the gas  tank near Watson Lake with six  hundred miles still to go and we  had no money to weld it so I  devised a combination of soap on  the inside and chewing gum on  the outside, replaced it frequently  and crawled into Whitehorse  where the school administrators,  my new bosses lived who had the  nice cheque for travel expenses I  was to get as soon as I arrived.  Let me regress, for a moment.  Would you believe that with this  first travelling child we had not  yet discovered disposable diapers  so that all day the smells lingered  in the dust in an inadequate plastic container and at the end of  every day's wrestling with my tortured over-burdened little car I  had to build a massive fire to  boil water to....  In any case, at the end of all  this I stumbled, into Education  Headquarters in Whitehorse,  hair standing on end, eyes glazed  in some variety of shell-shocked  fatigue, covered with Alaskan  Highway dust from head to foot  and began demanding money.  "It's unorthodox," they said.  "I'm afraid we can't until you get  to Dawson City...first month's -  pay cheque," they said. I glared  and pounded the table and in a  voice chocked with dust kept  repeating "Baby Food, Gas Tank,  Money!" The sight of this glaring, demented, dust-covered  scarecrow must have been too  much for them. They gave us the  money. I sold the Riley One  Point Five somewhat guiltily to  a man in Whitehorse and bought  a Volkswagon Beetle and made it  to Dawson City.  We had successfully traversed  the Alaska Highway. That was  only the first time. None of them  was easy..  ���:���:���:���:���>:���  ���:�����:���:���:���:���:��  >:�������!���.���  I'm about to commit three of  the worst excesses a would be  journalist should indulge in. The  first is writing about the paper  he works for. . The second is  giving advice to his editor; and  the third is devoting an entire  column to the very sin he is  preaching against. The first two  will, I'm sure, be excused by the  generous spirit of my boss. The  third however, contains just  enough self inflicted hypocrisy  to threaten my credibility.  My editor, Mr. Burnside, is  well known on the peninsula for,  among' other things, his exceptionally fine writing and his never  ending support and encouragement of the writing talents of our  local citizens.  John's philosophy of journalism is such that he believes  a newspaper should promote  literary quality. If you've been  reading the last couple of editions  I think you'll agree that the standard of writing has been good.  The problem with this idealistic  approach is that with the talents  of people like Trower, Haggerty,  Faustmann and Burnside himself,  the "news" in the paper gets  "upstaged". You know what  I mean. Here it is Tuesday again  and virtually the entire population  of the Sunshine Coast is rushing  out to the mailbox in eager anticipation of the "Coast News".  Almost to a person we're rushing  back to the reading room, locking  the door, raising the seat and  settling in for a good long read.  Now, what we're looking for is  not the front page stuff; which  of our friends was arrested this  week for driving under the influence, which venerable citizen  turned 100 in the past few days,  what was the highest bowling  score of the last seven days, who  insulted who at the last council  meeting. No, we're turning to  the second and third page to  peruse the most current literary  gem.  The newspaper that concerns  itself more with literature than  with news reminds me of the  tragic story of the long-necked  quadradactyl. No doubt you've  never heard of this exotic, prehistoric bird and I'll tell you why.  The long-necked quadradactyl  was one of the most finely adapted creatures in the world some  350 million years ago. This beautiful and elegant bird was so  much more highly developed than  other creatures that he was bored  with all of the lesser species he  saw. He looked around and saw  those dinosaurs and brontosauri  and just yawned. He flew over  the primitive jungles and erupting volcanoes and found no excitement.  The long-necked quadradactyl  was amused by only two things.  He loved to stand in the river and  admire his reflection and most of  all he longed to gaze upon the  glorious egg he produced once  every year. This egg was a sight  to behold; deep blue, round, and  fully eighteen inches in circumference, it was decorated with  the most magnificent gold and  white swirls. After several thousand years, no longer fascinated  by his reflection, not even gazing  upon the egg held the interest  of this tragic creature.  One day, an especially adventurous member of the quadradactyl family, growing impatient  awaiting the annual arrival of  the egg, decided to seek out a  new amusement. He decided to  take a peek at the egg before it  was delivered. Now, things have  changed considerably in the past  several million years and while  this wondrous bird was capable  of producing this egg without  the tedious necessity of, taking ,a  mate, (which perhaps explains  his chronic boredom) in those  days an egg still came from the  same place. He stretched out  his long, graceful neck, craned  his head down between his sturdy  legs and forced his head into a  position from which ,he could  observe the unborn egg. When  he opened his eyes, he was  filled with wonder and interest.  All of the other members of his  family, taking note of this phenomena, followed suit and within  hours every quadradactyl on the  face of the earth had assumed a  similar posture.  Needless to say, these poor  creatures, who were so amused  by themselves, quickly became  extinct and that's why you've  never heard of them.  Now, a newspaper that; gets  too wrapped up in itself can  suffer the same fate. Sure,, most  people are not particularly interested in the colour of Mary-  Ann's sequin covered bridal  gown, or where she and her new  hubby are spending the nuptuals.  Most folks don't care that old'  Bill celebrated his 90th birthday  with a dip in the sea and a stiff:  drink or that Jack and Harriet  celebrated their 60th surrounded:  by 13 children, 43 grandchildren  and etc., etc.; but, the people  who are interested are Mary and  her groom, Mary's dad who just?  forked out $1400 for the celebration, old Bill and his family and  friends, and Jack and Harriet-  and their 386 offspring.  In a small town we all get our  moment in the sun, whether it's  in the court news, the social page:  or the obituaries and when our  moment comes we'd be darn well'  disappointed if our names wern't'  in print and spelled right at that.  A newspaper is the living  history of a town. It belongs to  the people and it is the people. I  guess what I'm trying to say is  that I look forward to the time  when our readers read the news  first and then look inside to see  what their neighbours have to  say about it.  Editor's Note:  It Is always a pleasure to  receive criticism from the  scholastic Ivory towers. It  should be noted that Mr.  Matthews' views - and the  point of view described In  this article - are entirely  his own.  V  t>  \ Clark writes ...  From the Back Porch  Coast News, January 18,1977  Well, sir, most times the Back  Porch is jest fer a gentle chuckle  an a quiet thought that mebbe  hoists folks up an gives 'em the  strength fer one more day.  This time, however, we is  gonna have a sad one. Like a  feller onct sed to me: "That  bortsch is OK....but a littel salt  mite help!" So here's the salt  with the bortsch.  T'uther nite wen I cum home,  the wife has pullt up the petoon-  yas, becus there's a nip of  Autumn in the air. It's gettin' on  to that time we usta call "Time  Fer Grouse Stew an YfHd Mushrooms!"  I wheeled the barrow down the  back lane, past the littel school-  house. Two nice littel kids is  heavin' crumpled paper in the  garbidge can. They look real  smart in slacks and frilly blouses,  so I asts how they like the first  day of school...an how they like  their new teacher?  Both of 'em answered at onct:  "I AM the teacher", they ses!  Wich brings me to the story  in the Big Paper a wile back,  where it ses most of the kids  failed English at the University.  ...and, in a sorta meanderin'  fashion, brings us to Marigold;  an to Alexander Woollcott (wich  these kids will never know)...an,  eventually, to an old feller, with  long white whiskers who sorta  took over where Shakespeare  left off:  George Bernard Shaw.  So, on with the story...  Y'see, Marigold was lovely in'  the way the Good Lord reserved  only fer Helen of Troy an a few  others. She modelled fer artists  in the Big City, where the classic  beauty of her face inspired young  artists with a fenzy to outstrip  Raphael. And then Marigold  fell in love.  Seems like Marigold fell in  love with a soldier. an sorta  wished him Godspeed on the  troopship with an engraved  watch. Woollcott don't say fer  shur, but I s'pose it wus a gold  watch...an mebbe it sed "All  my love - always: Marigold".  Anyways, Marigold watched  the ship pull out an there wus  both joy and sadness in her heart  an she spoke to one who stood  beside her. A tart; a floozy. In  short, a lady with well-rounded  Letters to  the Editor  An open letter to Don Lockstead, M.L.A.  Dear Mr. Lockstead,  After reading your news  column in the Coast News of December 28, 1976 I could not help  but write and say how distressed  I was with your negative approach  to 1977.  With regard to the forest  workers I would think they have  had their best year ever with no  strike, no fire season and such an  open winter. I realize with the  World Market situation that 1977  may not be as good as 1976 but  this is not the Provincial governments fault.  The transportation system on  the B. C. coast may become a  responsibility of the provincial  government but in your lifetime  it has always been subsidized  by the Federal government and  if tomorrow there was an excellent passenger service by boat to  Ocean Falls and Bella Coola  (sic) In the lower part of the  riding we have excellent transportation.  I would also suggest that inflation rose higher and faster  between 1972 and 1975 than it  did in 1976 and you above others  should know that the Provincial  government on its own is pretty  helpless in stopping inflation.  I am disappointed that my  M.L.A. does not project a more  encouraging message to the  people of this riding. This is a  great' area, in a great province  with opportunities for all who are  bright enough to see them.  J.Willcock  Box 191,  Madeira Park, B.C.  THE  ANNUALGENERAL  MEETING  of the  Gibsons Public Library  Association  will be held  JANUARY 26th at 7:30 pm  at the  Gibsons Public Library  Church Services  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: 8:30a.m. Our Lady of  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  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  Member P.A.O.C.  Phone 886-7107  Highway and Martin Rd.  Sunday School9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Service 7 p.m.  Wed. Bible Study 7:30 p.m.  Pastor G.W.Foster  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat. 3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4 p.m.  St. John's United Church,  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone 885-9750  883-2736  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  BAPTIST CHURCH  Pastor F. Napora  Office 886-2611 Res. 885-9905  CALVARY - Park Rd., Gibsons  SUNDAYS '  Morning Worship 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School 10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 7:00 p.m.  1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday  Thursday - Prayer and Bible  ' Study 7:00p.m.  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service 11:00 a.m.  Revival 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  heels....who confided in Marigold that all soldiers are crazy.  Like, f'rinstance, the one who  gave her the engraved watch she  then displayed.  Seems sorta like the Fates  decree in strange ways, with  tragedy upon tragedy...like the  taxi that shortly thereafter  mounted the curb an smashed  Marigold's face into a grotes-  querie that surgeons could not  salvage.  . So artist painted Marigold's  exquisite arms an legs an the  curve of her neck...but never,  again her face. And Marigold?  Her eyes took on the innocence  of a child. She took the satins  and lace with which they draped  her an she danced at nite on the  tenement roof.  She danced in the moonlight  fer her love - "An aviator!"  she sed, "who wud paint acrost  the sky the words she wanted to  hear..."  "Marigold! I love you...Marigold!"  An wen he never came Marigold wud say he wus late, becus  he had to fly to the moon that  Editor:  Finding that the kids of the  Sunshine Coast take up roughly  half of the population of the area,  I see it as a good idea to have a  column in which children could  give their ideas for themselves,  the community, and even go so  far as the world. This would be  a column where we could .deliver  our prized stories and poetry,  where we could share some  unusual knowledge.  There isn't much to read in a  newspaper for us, (except, of  course, the occasional funnies)  and I am dissapointed no other  newspapers to my knowledge  have done this.  I hope you think seriously of  this, my hopes and loves,  Justine Brown  of Roberts Creek Elementary  Editors Quote Book  We are judged by what  we do and not by what we  claim to do.  William Feather  nite...an she wud dance again in  the moonlight.  Dammit! I TOLT you it wus  sadl  So now let's turn to George  Bernard Shaw - an the strange  outpouring of letters to a wonderful lady he had seen, but never  met. Let's look at Shaw's preface  to those letters, released after  Ellen Terry's death:  "She became a legend in her  old age ��� but of that I have nothing to say: for we did not meet -  and, except for a few broken  letters, did not write...and she  never was old to me..."  An so, fer the kids wot has  failed their English (wich is where  this all startid out)... a LAST  WORD:  It's the final paragraph of  Shaw's letter. I wus sorta sneaky  an left it fer the last:  "Let those who may complain  that it was all on paper remember  that only on paper,has humanity  yet achieved glory, beauty, truth,  knowledge - and abiding love."  Y'see, kids, all this came out  of TWO pages of a book. That's  wot it meant when you failed.  The  i  Homestead  Re-Opened  for  ,    Business  NEW HOURS:  11:00 a.m. till Midnight  Thursday, Friday, Saturday  11:00a.m. till 10:00 p.m.  Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday  Closed Monday  885-2933  This is Your Life  Horoscope for the next week  By TRENT VARRO  ARIES      March 21 to April 20  Letters and communications of  all sorts are highlighted for the  coming week. This includes  printing, publishing, broadcasting, writing and advertising. All  these activities are under the  most favourable conditions.  TAURUS - April 21 to May 20  There is much gain coming to  you if you play your cards right.  Don't assume a resentful complex, you could spoil many benefits that the stars have in store  for you.  GEMINI - May 21 to June 20  Things should be clearing up  . generally for Gemini individuals now. While this isn't exactly  the best time in the world to get  mixed-up in a legal battle, events  in your life should take on a  "rosier" hue from now on.  CANCER - June 21 to July 21  A lot of good luck is coming your  way. This doesn't mean you  should start playing the stock  market, but sincere effort will be  more than rewarded. Say "yes"  to any request made of you in the  next few weeks.  LEO - July 22 to August 21  Aspects are good, but very puzzling in the sign of Leo right now.  There is a rather "mixed-up"  emotional trend that might cause  confusion if not handled carefully. Your luck is good!  VIRGO - August 22 to Sept. 21  BE CAUTIOUS! This is especially so in matters pertaining  to business. You could get  caught "sleeping at the switch."  Try not to antagonize others,  especially those close to you.  LIBRA  ���  Sept.  22   to  Oct.   22  Don't feel gloomy and upset. The  stars have a great deal of things  in store for you in a week or so,  so much so. that you will take on  a "new out-look on life." Things  will be much, much better after  February 1st.  SCORPIO ��� Oct. 23 to Nov. 21  If you find "setbacks" in your  general'living conditions holding  you back, don't worry about it  too much, as everything should  clear up in a miraculous manner  very shortly.  SAGITTARIUS  Nov  22  Dec  20  A lot of your "past" may be  catching up with you this next  week, but astrology advises you  not to look back, but to look  ahead. Your future lies "in the  stars" and the aspects look very  good!  CAPRICORN ��� Dec. 21 Jan. 19  Business matters should be  clearing up nicely during the  next week. Capricorn persons  may find that they seem to be  "at war with the world" but this  is only in their own minds.  AQUARIUS   ���   Jan.   20-Feb.   18  You will help to make it so. of  course, but everything should be  most harmonious in your daily  living. Problems of the past will  be cleared up very quickly. Other  aspects, are also good.  PISCES ���  Feb.   19 to Mar.  20  If problems are facing you, don't  let them dim your viewpoint.  There is a lot to be accomplished  in the next week or so. Face  reality with honesty and achievement.  Gov't I nspected Grade A  BARON of BEEF  Gov't Inspected Frozen New Zealand  SIRLOIN STEAKS  Frozen Gov't Inspected   Whole Grade A  FRYING CHICKEN  Gov't Inspected Campfire or Mapleleaf Sliced  SIDE BACON  1.79  1.29  Ib. 75  C  1.39  OVEN FRESH BAKERY  fw?i!,!,!^,!"!,??!,TT,!r,Tf?wfr,TrrrrrT?Tr'?  ���ii^piiii!  iWestori:^  imiiHiMi  illlB  Cashmere Bathroom  TISSUE  4 Roll Pack  Sunlight Powder 5 lb. Box  DETERGENT  $ 1.99  Sunlight Liquid  DETERGENT'����  Hunts Whole or Stewed   14 oz. Tins  TOMATOES    2/79c    COOKIES  Capri  5Vz oz. Tins  TOMATO Paste    4/89'  Harvest  3 lb. Pkg.  MARGARINE   $1.25  Maxwell House  1 lb. Tin  2.19  Frozo 2 lb. Bag  CHOICE PEAS  69c  ^^S^^i^ii^i^^^Sl^^H^  Scott  TOWELS 2ArPkg  Quick Quaker  OATS  5 lb. Bag  1.49  West Pure Vegetable  OIL  32 oz.  McCormicks Creme Asstd. or Chocolate  Chip  1Vzlb. Bag  Kal Kan All Flavors  6oz.Tins  CAT FOOD     4/89'  Campbell's Mushroom  SOU P 10oz. Tins  3/77  Little Dipper Instant  2 lb. Bag  CHOCOLATE $1.39  Savarin Frozen      4 varieties  DINNERS   ii��.pkb. 69c  iidaftbi  iiiiii^B8iSi|p;  ^MBiiijiil!  xmmi  SuperValu  Come on In J  Sunnycrest Plaza Gibsons, B. C.  Prices Effective: Thurs. Fri. Sat. Jan. 20, 21, 22.  We reserve the right to limit quantities Coast News, January 18,1977  The winners,  rt;  W. T. and Winnifred Grand of Roberts  Creek are pictured with Barrie Reeves  and Keith Frampton of Gibsons Building  Supply receiving their voucher for a two  week    all-expenses    paid    vacation    to  Hawaii which they will enjoy in March.  The couple were the first to win the grand  prize locally in the Timberland Vacation  Draw. Gibsons Building Supply has been  in business locally since 1947.  and the narrow loser  So near and yet so far! The drawing of  the recent Provincial Lottery saw Gibsons  man Art Smith come within three numbers of winning a quarter of a million  dollars. Smith says it is not the first time  he has come close and that he intends  to keep trying. Good luck next time, Art.  Australian winter childhood  by Joy C Prowse  ��� My problem is a "chilblain".  For those lucky people who have  inever had one, let me explain.  It is a red, inflamed and itchy  skin irritation, found on toes and  fingers.  ,: My sister was famous for her  chilblains. She could boast at  least six or seven at one time.  Down Under in Western Australia  where I lived as a child, we accepted them as a fact of winter life.  - Australia is thought of as the  land of perpetual sun and warmth. However, there was a winter  of sorts. Temperatures rarely  sank below freezing, and if they  did, it was headline news.  " Chattering has another freezing  night", the wireless would announce. I was glad I didn't live  at Chittering.  f My home town, called Darkan,  can boast one snowfall. No one-  had ever seen snow before.  Visions of snowmen and igloos  failed to materialize, however,  <vhen the snow soon became  sleet. At Perry's orchard, the  grape-vines were covered in  white, but there was not enough  to scrape up a snowball. It wasn't  until I was in my twenties and  went to live in Winnipeg, that I  ever saw a real snowman. I'll  take a rain-check on the igloo.  ! During my early morning walk  to catch the school bus, I sometimes found puddles, which had  ice on top.  Once I took some ice  to school, to prove how cold it  was at our farm. Of course it  melted into my sandwiches.  On frosty mornings, the spiders  spun special webs for us to marvel at. They glistened with tiny  dew drops, which you could flick  off, one by one. Winter was the  rainy season, the grass turned  green and everything grew  mightily, along with my sister's  chilblains.  Several of the rivers flooded  each year. One of the old bridges  near Duffield's place was rickety  and unsafe. -The river in flood  overflowed the bridge, and the  bus driver was reluctant to drive  us across for fear we'd all get  swept away. So we children were  ordered to walk across first, while  he followed in the bus. At this  point, the Duffield children ran  home.  Austrialian homes are not insulated at all, in fact they are  built to retain the cold, so they are  constructed of stone or brick, with  cement floors. On winter afternoons, it's often warmer outside  in the sun, than it is inside the  house.  The main source of heat at  our farm house, were two open  fireplaces, at either end of the  huge living room (called 'lounge'  room). In the kitchen was a slow  combustion stove, an "Aga"  brand.    In Canada, I have only  once seen a similar stove, this  was in an old farm house at  Sooke. The "Aga" burnt coke,  a by-product of coal. "Mallee"  roots from Mallee scrub trees  were the major source of fuel for  the fireplaces. These roots were  ploughed up in the open paddocks. If all other activities on  the farm were finished, one could  always go and pick up Mallee  roots. They were a pest to the  grain grower, getting stuck in  scarifiers and harvesters.  On cold nights we would hang  out clothes in front of the Aga"  stove. If it was filled late at  night, it would still be burning in  the morning so the kitchen was  still warm. We children would  sprint across the cold floors to get  dressed in front ofthe stove.  During early winter, the mushrooms were most prolific. We  gathered large saucer sized ones,  and there was often enough for  a feast. Sauteed and served on  toast, they were a favourite Sunday night supper.  My husband, who grew up in  the city of Perth, boasts that he  didn't wear shoes to school, even  in wintertime. On reaching High  School, he was forced by protocol  to wear them.  My chilblain has given me itchy  feet, but hopefully, any future  visit to Australia will happen in  the summertime.  i  I  T T m  renew  Insurance  IVfotorVfehicle  Licence  YOU WILL SOON RECEIVE  BY MAIL:  ��� A Renewal Form for your 1977/  78 Autoplan Insurance and Motor  Vehicle Licence.  ��� A Brochure which outlines the  steps which you should follow to  renew your insurance and licence.  ��� A new. guide, "All About Autoplan" which provides detailed information on Autoplan insurance  and the types of coverage which  are available.  BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR  RATE CLASS NUMBER  It is Sfery, important.this renewal,  year that you double-check your  Rate :Class code because there  are changes in Rate Classes for  1977/78.  Both the Renewal Brochure and  the "All About Autoplan" Guide  carry a Rate Class chart. Compare  the present use of your vehicle  and the age, sex, and marital status  of the drivers with the Rate Class  Chart.  Locate your correct Rate Class  number on the chart and compare  it with the number in the box on  your Renewal Form. If there is a  change in your Rate Class or if  there are three asterisks (***) on  your form you should consult an  Autoplan agent or Motor Vehicle  Branch office.  LICENCE NUMBER AND  MARITAL STATUS  For the first time, on the 1977/78  Renewal Form you will find a box  headed "Principal Operator's  Driver's Licence No. and Marital  Status." Be sure to bring the  Driver's licence number of the  Principal Operator of EACH  VEHICLE YOU ARE INSURING  when you visit your Autoplan  agent or Motor Vehicle Branch  office.  VEHICLE EQUIPMENT CHART  The equipment chart on pages 18  and 19 of the new Guide "All  About Autoplan" lists a variety of  standard and specialized vehicle  equipment and indicates the  categories under which such  equipment can be insured.  Prepare a list of the vehicle equipment you want to insure before  visiting your Autoplan agent or  Motor Vehicle Branch office.  If you can't find what you're looking for on the equipment chart,  consult your Autoplan agent or  Motor Vehicle Branch office.  ACCIDENT INFORMATION  FORM  The last page of the new "All  About Autoplan" guide is a handy  Accident Information reporting  form.  If you keep the Guide in your  glove compartment, you will  always have this reporting form  handy in case of accident. Just  fill in the accident details and  hand the form to the ICBC adjuster when you take your vehicle  to an ICBC claims facility.  SAFE DRIVING DISCOUNT  If you have not.had a blameworthy*  accident in the period October. 1,  1975 to September 30,1976 you  will be eligible for a Safe Driving  Discount of 17.5% off your 1977/  78 premium. This discount will be  indicated as a dollar amount on  your Autoplan insurance renewal  form. However, if it is not shown  on your form and you feel you are  entitled to it, please consult your  Autoplan agent or any Motor  Vehicle Branch office.  SINGLE MALE DRIVERS  UNDER 25  In addition to the 17,5% Safe  Driving Discount, single male  drivers under 25, who qualify, will  also receive a Safe Driving Grant  equal to 25% of their 1976/77  Autoplan insurance premium.  However, you will not receive the  Grant automatically. You will  have to apply. Grant payments  will be made by separate cheque,  but you will have to apply on a  form that you should already have  received by mail. If you have not  received the form, pick one up at  the nearest Motor Vehicle Branch,  office.  Applications for the Single Male  Drivers Under 25 Safe Driving  Grant must be completed by  April 1, 1977. They should be  mailed to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia,  P.O. Box 5050, Vancouver, B.C.  V6B4T4.  FINANCE PLAN  An ICBC finance plan is available  for your convenience. If you use  the plan, you must still make full  payment for your licence plate  fees and a 25% down-payment on  your Autoplan insurance premium; the balance will require  three instalment payments at two-  month intervals. These payments  willbe automatically charged  against your bank account if you  elect to use this plan. The interest  rate on the outstanding balance  is 15% per annum (1%% per  month).        x  RENEWAL DATE  The deadline for renewalis midnight, February 28, 1977. Early  renewal is more efficient and will  save you valuable time. PLEASE  RENEW EARLY.  WHERE TO RENEW  You can renew your Autoplan  insurance at any Autoplan agent  or Motor Vehicle Branch office.  If you have not received a renewal  form in the mail, please bring your  current 1976/77 Certificate of Insurance with you when you come  to renew.  STILL IN DOUBT?  After studying the Renewal Brochure and reading the new guide,  "All About Autoplan," if you still  have any questions please consult  your Autoplan agent or Motor  Vehicle Branch office or call the  ICBC Information Centre in Vancouver at 665-2800. Our long  distance toll free number is 112-  800r663-3051.  *A blameworthy claim is one where  the driver, (no matter who was  driving), was responsible to any  extent for causing bodily injury,  property damage, or collision  damage and for which a claim or  loss has been paid by the Corporation.  In most cases Autoplan premiums are lower in B.C. than in other  provinces. Here's an example for your specific region.  Public Liability and Property Damage $200,000 inclusive limits.  Collision $100 deductible. Comprehensive $50 deductible.  Driver  Automobile-1974 Chevrolet Impala  Pleasure use, over  30 years old with an  Vancouver  B.C.  Calgary  Alta.  Toronto  Ont.  Montreal  Halifax  N.S.  occasional under 25  male operator, accident free 3 years.  $441  $566  $563  $787  $583  Comparative rate fa re from the 1976 Insurers Advisory Organization of Canada manual.  WE WANT YOU TO KNOW  ALL ABOUT YOUR  AUTOPLAN INSURANCE  INSURANCE  CORPORATION  OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA  I  l  i  ;.  t.v  *, CBC Radio  Coast News, January 18,1977  5,.  'Ar-'  Peter Trower  THE TAME APES  If there was one subject in  addition to booze and broads that  was almost certain to crop in  bunkhouse bullsessions a few  years back, it was the poetry of  Robert E. Swanson. Loggers and  literature might seem strange  bedfellows but then Swanson  didn't pretend to be a literary  writer. He was a balladeer in  the Kipling-Service tradition and  has .'Klondike" was the B. C.  logging-camps. Swanson wrote  of spar-trees, haywire hookers,  highball shows, skidroad queens,  catskinners, steam-fakes and  blown-stakes - the whole gunny-  bag of tricks that made up the  oldtime woods. He was the logger's poet, spelling out their  myth in their own words. They  responded by buying his books. I  have heard key stanzas quoted  in the most unlikely places.  Swanson's books were a familiar fixture on the newstands of  the old Union boats. They were  amusingly illustrated by one Bert  Bushell, a capable artist who had  obviously been there too. With  the passing of the Union fleet  in the early Fifties, those colourful books of verse seemed to  disappear too. Perhaps the publishers felt they had exhausted  the market. In any event, they  were allowed to go out of print  and  have  become   increasingly  rare. I was delighted to hear, a  couple of years back that an enterprising folk-group called The  Tame Apes had produced an  album ofthe same title comprised  almost entirely of Swanson's  long-neglected verse set to suitable tunes.  The day I got the aibum,. I  spent some time simply looking  at it and wondering what it might  possibly sound;.like. After all,  apart from that old chestnut, The  Fozen Logger and something  about a whistle-punk that Johnny  Cash once sang on his ill-fated  television show, there was little  precedent for logging music. The  appropriately hardboiled cover  shows a handfalling team posed  at the undercut base of a giant  fir. The album notes by Swanson  himself, sketch briefly the background of each song and are  forgivably nostalgic.  The record itself, when I got  around to playing it, proved to  be not quite like anything I'd  ever heard before. The instrumentation- Lloyd Arntzen: guitar  Harry Aoki: bass and harmonica -  George Zukerman: bassoon and  Tom Hawkins: banjo - is simple  and effective. Zukerman's excellent bassoon work supplies an  unusual, shouldering, robust  quality to many of the tracks.  Wally   McSween,   the   vocalist,  Hi��  y^r J) nnnfw  Books with  Sohn Faustmann  Sundance at Dusk  by Al Purdy  ACflirdy  SU^jDANCF.  *     MrDUSK  Al Purdy just published  another book of poetry with McClelland and Stewart, the Canadian publishers. This means that  the thing is expensive - $4.95  in the paperback edition, and it's  getting a little ridiculous, paying  that much for such a thin book.  But then there are some things  that go without price, and lest  we fall into the trap of Oscar  Wilde's cynic ("One who knows  the price of everything and the  value of nothing") it would be  best to say the book is worth it.  I just hope Purdy gets a sizable  cut from the proceeds.  I can't help but like Al Purdy,  though I've never met him. I've  read different articles he's writ  ten for. the weeklies. He seems  to keep in touch with the wilderness, and he writes about this  sort of thing well. He has a poem  in his book Sex .and Death called  "Depression in Namu, B. C".  A line from it sums up a lot:  "-but I have lived too long  somewhere else  and beauty bores me without  the slight ache  of ugliness that makes me want  to change things  knowing it's impossible."  In this new book, the man with  the dilemma in his briefcase is  back. He brushes his hair back  past his forehead, cracks open a  beer, lights his cigar and begins.  NEW BANKING HOURS  Effective January 31st, 1977  Monday to Thursday  10:00 a.m. ��� 4:00 p.m.  '        7 Friday  10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  it  The First Canadian Bank  flank of Montreal  Gibsons  886-2216  lends his assured baritone to a  feelingful reading of the lyrics,'  missing none of the humour that  runs through much of Swanson's  work. On The Big Swede, one  of the funniest and most appealing poems, he adopts a ripe  Swenska accent to good effect.  Some of the poems such as  Seattle Red which chronicles the  exploits of Swanson's late brother  and The Logger's Ten Commandments, that classic of lumberjack  protocol, are simply recited over  musical backing. The remainder  . have been transformed into full-  fledged songs. The session was  produced and arranged by Lloyd  Arntzen.  The album opens with the title  song, a rousing tribute to the  logger's footloose lifestyle,  propelled by Hawkins' energetic  banjo. Call Of The Wanderlust  which follows is a well-rendered  but somewhat trite tribute to the  wide-open spaces. Catskinner's  Prayer, one of the best tracks,  features McSween invoking the  God of Internal Combustion in  no uncertain terms. Good Timber, the only song not written by  Swanson, is rather, hackneyed  philosophy done in a dirge-like  fashion. Queenie, My Waterfront  Queen is a ballad of lost innocence, ably rendered by McSween and the group but not  directly related to the logging  experience.  The second and much the best  side opens with McSween's very  good reading of Seattle Red. This  is followed by one of Swanson's  best-known   pieces,   Whistle   In  The Night, a fine lament to the  passing of the steam locomotive.  It is powerfully done at a sort of  musical gallop with all hands  going their best lick and real or  simulated train whistles adding  a touch of haunting poignance.  The aforementioned Big Swede is  a humourous tour-de-force for  McSween, performed at a clumping, goofy tempo that entirely  suits the funny yet oddly-moving  words. The Logger's Ten Commandments is essentially a set of  ground-rules for getting alongj-  in a logging-camp, declaimed hv  suitably reverential tones by the  versatile McSween. The final  track, The Camps of The Holy  Ghost is, in Swanson's own  words: "an epitaph for all old-  time loggers". It describes a  lumberjack's hereafter where the  chokers are featherweight and  the spartree is rigged by an  angel. Again, an extremely  capable job by all concerned. The  album ends with a reprise,of the :  Tame Apes refrain that dies away  in a bouncing, banjo fadeout.  Despite a couple of duds, the  album remains a satisfying package, very well produced, performed and recorded. Unfortunately, it was released with  very little fanfare and sank into  rapid obscurity. While copies  might still be found in the folk-  sections of certain large record  stores, anyone interested in obtaining it might be better advised  to write directly to the distributors: MCA RECORDS - Canada,  at Willowdale, Ontario.  The book is dedicated to Jackie  Oanalik and Martin Senigak, two  . Innuit hunters lost on the ice in  Labrador. It is not unlike Purdy  to have gone up in the government plane looking for these men,  and although they were never  found this book is their fine  memorial.  . The room fills with smoke, and  the words come rolling out in  that odd jumpy way of his, creating clear hard images to steer  by. He writes poems about everything, to the electric stove that's  sitting snow-bound in the front  yard: "...if there's ever a summer/ the thing must go", to  Rocket Richard the hockey  player: "...watching you I know/  all the things I knew I couldn't  do/ are unimportant." and to  lovers: "...There is one memory/  or you smiling in the darkness/  and the smile has shaped the air/  around your face/ someone you  met in a dream/ has dreamed you  waking."  This is Purdy's secret, his life  is a poem, lived and written.  He can be a part of a scene, intrude himself on life, probably  get noisy, drunk and obnoxious,  and still manage to distill the  essence of everything that went  on. Five poems in, he reaches for  the second .beer, probably not  missing a beat. He is full of  stories, telling them in a straight  narrative manner, as offhand as  sidewalks, as clean as a fresh  deck of cards. He goes on,  encompassing everything, taking  all events as his dominion: He  has learned his craft now, no  question about it. In "Jean"  he says: "I wrote such bad  poems/ when I was very young/  when I was about fourteen/ and  thought poems were 'poems'/'  instead of what they are...Just'  because something is gone/  doesn't make it a poem/ but  maybe the reason you remember/  does."  Getting down to the back pages  and the bottom of the case., He's  taken us through the Andes, got  us lost in the wbods^' shown,'us  his recurrent dreams," brought  us back to childhood or into the  place where death finds ice -  lost hunters. He does this with  a keen sight and a fine ear, with  a total appreciation of the world  most of us will always leave unnoticed. There are some sad  things here and there, and some  quick truth, but mostly you notice  the man's wry humour. He's  got those eyes that have seen  things, and a crazy hand to put  them down in words, but coming  away, he leaves you with a smile  on your face.  The beer's run out, and all  the pubs are closed.. Purdy's  still there, weaving a little,  maybe, but right there. What  must it be like, living in the world  so relentlessly as he does? Perhaps we'll never know. Someone  poured him a cab, now, and he's  on his way again. He stops at  the door, holding it for leverage  against the night.. He turns, and  scatters a little advice around.  "Of course What I'm actually  doing,.or seeming to,/ is telling  anyone reading this how to write,  a poem:/ so build your fireplace,  raise your stone tower,/ fall in  love, live a life, smell a flower,/  throw a football, date a blonde,  dig a grave/ - in fact, do any  damn thing, but act quickly!/  Go ahead, You've got the kit."  Good night, Al. Take care.  The Canadian whose name is  'most closely associated with the  Grizzly Bear and who has done so  much to dispel the myths surrounding this magnificent animal,  Andy Russell of Wainwright,  Alberta, will be the subject of.  a Between Ourselves profile on  Saturday at 9:05 p.m.  Born in Lethbridge, Alberta  in 1915, Andy Russell who describes his education as "limited  formal, considerable Rocky  Mountain variety" has spent his  adult life as trapper, bronco-  buster, hunter, professional  guide and outfitter and more recently became famous and won  national recognition as a naturalist-photographer, writer and  .filmmaker.  Concerned about man's invasion and desecration of the  grizzly's wilderness habitat  Russell gave up hunting and set  put with a camera to record the  ~ life of this animal. His experiences were recorded in a book and  film called Grizzly Country. He  has written another book about  the Rocky Mountains. Russell  believes "hunting as an art can  be refined to its highest degree  through the medium of photography", and says his greatest  adventures have been in the presence of wild grizzlies with nothing more lethal than a camera.  Those who have heard him on  radio know him also to be a first-  class raconteur.  Wednesday January 19  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Vancouver Chamber Choir, Folk  songs from around the world.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Arts commentary, serial reading Gun For  Sale, Graham Greene, weeknights.  Eclectic Circus: 12:10 a.m. Bach  to Brubeck, host Allan McFee,  weeknights.  Thursday, January 20  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. The Resignation of RPQ5 - Lower case,  by William Fabrycki.     Science  [ Fiction.  Jazz Radio-Canada; 8:30 p.m.  Rob McConnell guest with Bob  Hales Big Band.   Brack Penny-  i,cock Quintet, China.  Mostly Musk: 10:20 p.m.  Quebec    Symphony    Orchestra.  Denis Brott, cello. Symphony No  1, Matton; Cello Concerto No 1,  Shostakovich.  Friday, January 21  Our Friends the Flickers: 8:04  p.m. Quiz for movie buffs.  Country Road: 8:30 p.m. Country  music from Halifax.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. Vancouver    Symphony    Orchestra.  Leonore Overture, and Symphony*  No. 7, Beethoven.  Saturday, January 22  Update:   8:30 p.m. Round-up of  B. C. news. ,   ���  Quirks and Quarks: 12:10 p.m.  Science Magazine with Dr. David  Suzuki.  Hot Air: 1:30 p.m. Beryl Booker  and Dorothy Donegan, pianist-  vocalists.  Metropolitan Opera: 2:00 p.m.  The Magic Flute, Mozart. y-  Our Native Land: 6:10 p.mV For  and by Native Peoples. /'  CBC Stage: 7:05 p.m' A Sense  of Property, by James 'Nichol  third in a series of 5 Kingfork  plays. '  Music West:   8:05 p.m. Part 1.  Benek Vrba, Marily Engle perform   Sonata  No.   15,   Mozart.  Part II. Calgary Strings, Serenade  for String Orchestra. Suk.  Between Ourselves:    9:05 p.m.  The Last of.Endangered Species,  a biography of Andy Russell.  Anthology:   10:05   p.m;   Morley  Callaghan.     Poems from Brier  Island by Greg Hanna.   Cookie,  short story by Raymond Fraser.  Music  from  the  Shows:   11:05  p.m. Rock Music.  Sunday January 23  Ideas:  4:05 p.m. A Power Trip,  about Canadians who have already begun to use alternative ���  sources  of energy,  solar,  geo-  thermal, wind or water.  Special Occasion:    5:05 p.m. A  Bite of the Big Apple, Part IB,  Canadian Tryout, American takeover.  Symphony Hall: 7:05 p.m. Montreal Symphony, Ida Haendel,  violin/ Concerto No. 1, Brunch;  ' Symphony No 1, Mahler.  Symphony World: 8:35 p.m.  Discussion on Mahler between  Alan Rich, Antonio de Almeida,  George Marek and Mitch Miller.  Concern: 9:05 p.m. Court Room  Trauma, a look at Canada's legal  system in action.  Continued on Page 7  Walter Brennan and  Tom Jones - Revisited  The upcoming program at the  the Twilight Theatre consists  of another entertaining comedy  for a general audience from  the Walt Disney studios and  a rollicking, leering bedroom  comedy from England.  The Disney production is  The Gnome-MobUe starring  the late Walter Brennan in the.  double roles of Gnome Knobby  and D.J. Mulroney. The film  will be shown on Thursday  through Saturday, January 20-22  with a children's matinee at  2.00 P.M., Saturday, January  22nd.   The second film takes another  look at the amorous exploits  of 18th Century hero Tom Jones.  This film stars Trevor Howard,  Terry Thomas, and Joan Collins  and is called The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones.  This film is for mature audiences only and the management  ofthe Twilight Theatre takes this  opportunity to remind the public  that at restricted shows juveniles  can only be admitted if accompanied by parent or guardian  of legal age and that the said  adult must remain with the  juvenile  throughout   the   show.  It's a  joyride  into  fantasy  with  the little  people!  Thur. Fri. Sat.  Jan. 20, 21, & 22.  8:00p.m.  WALT DISNEY      ^    =;e Saturday  iunHm"%iiioi'__    !?_  BRENNAN - lOWELt ��� GAMER ��� D0TWCE-WYNN Technicolor  2 o'clock  trap-doora, scrumptuoua  food, beautiful girls and  TOM JONES having fun  just for the celt of it.  <  Sun. Mon.Tue.  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Funds will mainly be  allocated to areas of high unemployment and projects  will be tailored to special employment needs of your  local community.  CanadaWorks will generate employment for more  than 60,000 Canadians who are presently unemployed.  Applications will be considered twice a year-in  Winter and Summer.  Think aboutyour projects now! Early in the newyear,  yourlocal Canada Manpower Centre will have application forms and a Canada Works "Guide to Applicants,"  with full details on the program. CanadaWorks for  ' your community. Make your worthwhile projects work  next year!  A second program is for students.Young Canada"  Works will create jobs for more than 20,000  students next summer.The emphasis will be on projects of solid community value. It has many ofthe  same features as the year-round program, except  projects will be limited to 14 weeks during the  summer months.  At the same time, Young CanadaWorks will enable  students to gain valuable work.experience and test  ���  their career aspirations.  Like Canada Works, your Canada Manpower.Centre  will have application forms and a Young CanadaWorks  "Guide to Applicants" early in the new year.  So, think about what your organization would like  ���to dp for students. Young CanadaWorks for students  in your community.  I*  Manpower  and Immigration  Bud Cullen  Minister  Main-d'csuvre  et Immigration  Bud Cullen  Ministre  ITS GOING TO WORK FOR YOUR COMMUNITY. Coast News, January 18,1977  I  m  >.���  ���*���:  K  I  *?***  Harmony Hall Happenings  Some local ladies are seen keeping fit at a recent Aerobics Class,   people of all ages were present on this occasion which featured a movie  sponsored by the Coming Alive with Action, B. C. program.    Fifty    "Heart Counter Attack" and a lecture by Dr. Hugh Venables.  DOgWOOd   TakeOUt  by Michael Nutland      Indian  s' The Dogwood was, for once, a  thot-bed of complete indifference.  jiEven the hard-core crib players  : jwere sufficiently bored to be discussing the prospect of maybe  ^thinking about possibly doing  some work. Failing to be excited,  jeven negatively, by this horren-  ��� 'dous notion, they fell to boasting  {about how  much they had lost  . -at poker the previous  evening.  Seems that everybody had lost.  ' Strange.   Maybe I should go and  'check under their card table. The  ��� money has to be somewhere.  ; Suddenly, almost like a sacrilege to the over-whelming  ���apathy, peals of laughter rang  -out from a corner table. Investi-  - .gation of the cause of this merri-  !ment left me with a story something like this:  A bricklayer, who was the teller  of this tale, was on a roof fixing  some flashing to a chimney he  had just completed. With him  was his new but undoubtedly  able assistant. Finding the need  for more material, the bricklayer  started the descent to the ground.  The roof was only part finished  and as he trod on a piece of strapping, it broke. He slid over the  edge and hung from the eave by  one hand before dropping to the  ground. Lucky escape, say's  you. But wait, dear reader. His  assistant, fancying coffee and not  realizing what had happened but  having seen his boss disappear  over the edge with such nonchalant ease, figures there must be  a scaffold to jump onto and blithely steps off into mid-air. The  rest I leave to Sir Isaac Newton  'to explain.  It has to be a slow day, when  some poor guy has to nearly  break his neck to provide us with  a laugh. It also goes to prove  that Monty Python will never replace the banana skin. (In colloquial terms)  During the recent snow a customer entered and announced to  the assembled horde, that he had  had a little too much to drink,  because it had taken him eight  hours to get to Sechelt. Horrified,  one of the resident ladies pitched  in with comments like "No wonder it took you so long if you  drink a bottle of rum on the way  down" and "drunken driving"  etc.  What he failed to tell her was  that he was in an open boat all  this time. Some people choose  strange ways to make a living  but eight hours in an open boat  in Georgia Strait in a January  snow storm nas to one of the  strangest. Though I can't think of  a better reason to get colloquially  drunk.  Gazing out of the window the  other evening I witnessed an incident that came close to gladdening my heart. Two of the local  "boy-racers" decided to lay rubber round the parking lot across  from us. In opposite directions!  They came within a hairs-breadth  of colliding. Luck, not good judgement, kept them apart. If they  had met, I for one would have  gone out and applauded and  maybe even have asked for an  action replay.  School Board Chairman Ceilia Fisher  addresses the meeting at the official  opening of Elphinstone Secondary School  on January 15th. Among those in attendance can be recognized as Supt. Denley,  Trustee Clayton, Principal Don Montgomery, Mayor Nelson of Sechelt,  Trustee Precesky, Former Trustee  Murphy, and former School Board  Chairman Agnes Labonte.  CROSSWORD  PUZZLE  autonomy  The Sechelt Indian Band has  again achieved a historic first as it  continues in the role of pacemakers for the independent development of the affairs of the  native people. In September 1973  the local Indian people were the  first in Canada to be granted  authority to negotiate their  own leases and permits. At that  time, however, it did not have the  power to complete contracts.  The local band has taken a long  stride toward economic independence by voting for management and lease-signing rights on  its 26,000 acres of reserve land.  Final approval by the federal  government is expected within  two months following the referendum that passed by a vote of 86  to 25.  The band will now have equal  authority with the regional director of the Department of Indian  Affairs in signing and completing  all residential, commercial and  industrial leases. Band members  also voted to give their elected  council the right to manage all  reserve lands occupied by the  band, including issuance of  various short-term permits.  Band officers last week credi- .  ted Chief Councillor Calvin ���  Craigan, councillors Gilbert Joe, j:  Ted Dixon, Tom Paul and Stanley:;  E. Joe, as well as land manage- :j  ment Advisor Graham Allen and j:  Department of Indian Affairs j;  employees for making the move:|:  toward autonomy possible. ;|:  Councillor Gilbert Joe, when��  contacted by the Coast News, said:*:  "We intend to maintain our com-:jj  posure and study the new situa-*  tion in depth." :���:  $  TODAY'S   ANSWER K  Well here I am again, I guess  I spoke too soon in my last issue  about our wonderful weather up  here on the Sunshine Coast. How  do you like the snow, it really  looked nice and clean until the  rain came and made it all slushy,  but that is life. I guess we can't  have everything, the way we want  it-  There were quite a few of our  regulars missing at the carpet  bowling on Thursday but I don't  blame them for not coming out,  it will give them a chance to get  all limbered up for next Thursday.  The tickets for the Valentine  Dinner are on sale right now and  it is a matter of first come - first  served. The dinner is on February 12th at the Royal Canadian  Legion, at 6:30 p.m. and are $3.00  per couple.  New members are still coming  into our group and I would like  to welcome Mr. and Mrs. Donovan who just recently arrived  from Edmonton, in that frozen  part of our country called Alberta.  So on behalf of Harmony #38  members and myself we welcome  you to the Sunshine Coast, especially to Gibsons where all the  retired and tired plutocrats live.,  Doif't forget the public bingo  starting on February 3rd at 8:00  p.m. in the hall, I am given to  understand that we will be paying  $15.00 per game with a $100.00  Jackpot so come on out and be a  winner. I would like to see everyone a winner, but I am sure you  will all enjoy yourselves, meeting  different people and kibitzing  among yourselves and who knows  you might hit the Jackpot. As  I said previously, we are starting  out in a small way and will build  up the prizes as we go along. We  have got all the equipment we  need and also professional callers  so come on out and spend a pleasant evening with us and meet  old friends. Parking will be a  bit of a problem as we only have  room in our parking area for  about 35 or 40 cars but there  is lots of parking on the lane,  also on Burns, Franklin and Cochran Roads, so don't let the parking problem worry you too much.  The parking area is well lit thanks  to B. C. Hydro who have installed  a light on the pole, it is a wonderful addition to our hall and we  thank B.C. Hyrdo and their crew  for putting it up.  Due to the inclement weather  the Gibsons Lions Club had to  postpone their meeting last Tuesday, but we hope the weather will  be better for them at the "Dinner  Meeting" on January 25th. In  conjunction with the Bingo, a  coffee bar will be in service, this  will be handled, as I am given to  understand, by Eva Oliver and  Louise Barnes, two of our members who always do a good first  class job when called upon.  Tickets for the Valentine Dinner will be on sale at the hall  each Thursday afternoon between  1:00 and 4:00 p.m. through to  February 3rd all senior citizens  60 years and over are invited  whether you belong to our organization or not. I hope the person  who took the wrong coat at our  New Years Eve party has returned it by this time, as two of our  members will be stuck with coats  that don't fit them if it has not  been returned.  In my last column I made an  error in the convenorship of the  carpet bowling. It should have  read Inga Bernhoff and Flo  Chaster. For this error, 1 submit  my apologies. Sorry ladies for  my empty headed mistake.  To all members get your resolutions ready for the convention  which I understand is to be in  June of this year. The sooner we  get them in the better it will be,  so that we can get them thrashed  out before our delegate is sent to  the convention. I ask all members  who have any resolutions pertaining to anything in particular,  that will help the Q.A.P.O. to  please bring them in as soon as  possible as we don't have an  awful lot of time to discuss the  various resolutions that we are  hoping to get. So anything that  you think will help the organization in any way, shape or form,  please submit it as soon as you  can.  Next month I want to have a  meeting with the Chairmen of  all committees, so that we can  get rolling on our entertainment  program, bus trips, day shopping  trips, etc. and who knows maybe  we will be able to take one or two  trips to Reno and bring back some  of that gambling cash they have  down there. I understand they  practically give it away (for a  price) so why not, let us get at  least one trip down there. We  have two travel agencies in town  and one in Sechelt so lets get  crackin' on these items.  Don't forget the Valentine  dinner on February 12th, the time  6:30, the place: Royal Canadian  Legion Hall, and as I stated  previously, tickets will be on  sale at Harmony Hall every  Thursday between 1:00 and 4:00  and the deadline for tickets is  February 3rd. So come and get  your tickets as soon as possible  as they won't last and as I said  it is a matter of first come - first  served. This is all the news for  this time. Hope you don't get  your feet wet tramping through  the slush.  Happy Horizons  The film "Fishermans Falls"  was an interesting display in the  art of landing that "big one"  but what a shock to see the fisherman unhook it, turn it loose, and  watch $10.00 worth of salmon  swimming back to sea. _  Well, pur inventor .Jack James  did it again. . First he replaced  the old frayed bowling carpet  ends with a permanent device of  his own creation. Then he added  covers to the bowl "troughs"  he invented on  a previous oc  casion thus providing both a  holding rack and storage facility  in one container. So everything's  up-to-date at New Horizons.  What next! Thank you again  Jack, from all the bowlers.  New Year is stock taking time  for our Library Dep't., so all concerned are requested to search  their home bookshelves for outstanding books. Please return  them as soon as possible so that  they can be checked out against  the library lists and begin  1977  with a full complement.  Our historic department is  always happy to receive news  items of persons and events of  former years in the Roberts  Creek area. Can any reader remember when the present  Masonic Hall at the corner of  Highway 101 and Hall Road was  first used as a Co-op Shop. Also  what year the Lower Roberts  Creek Road was first opened up.  Memories fade as time marches  on.  Regional Board  Two bids were received to provide garbage collection services  for the district, one from Bob  Kelly of Gibsons ($42,500 per  year) and one from Ray Chamberlain of Sunshine Coast Disposal  Services Ltd. ($6,000 per month),  a decision was deferred to the  garbage collection committee to  meet on the 16th.  In the matter of dog control,  it was suggested that areas requiring dog control should make  application to the board on a  "specified area" basis, directors  are to get a consensus of opinion  in their areas and report to the  board at the end of February  meeting. The regional district  will apply for a letters patent  to cover dog control.  Public reaction against high  density housing in the Secret  Cove area resulted in a developer  being refused approval, subject  to a reduction in units from the  proposed 38 to less than 30.  Regional board planning staff  are to get together with Victoria  to do a study on the need for  subdivisional developments of  crown land as proposed by the  provincial government.  Approval in principle was given  to development of 68 single-  detached building sites and a 200  acre cattle or sheep ranch on a  338 acre site in Long Bay, Gambier Island. Area "F" director  Mulligan yielded approval subject  to contact with his advisory committee.  WAIKIKI $389 -  8 Day, 7 Nights  MAUI $409  8 Day, 7 Nights  SUPER WEEKEND  RENO $169.50  Hotel & Air Included  SKI TAHOE $239  Air, Hotel & Lifts  Superior Tours Ltd.  Lobby of Sandman Inn  180 West Georgia St.,  689-7117  CALL COLLECT  for information  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.  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  Ik  CALL R. 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LUMINAIRE  Kinky Hard Twist  RUBBER BACK 100% NYLON  Space Dyed to Three Tones.  Very Hard Wearing, Easy to Maintain.  Bamboo Green, Golden Honey, Gentle Beige,  Misty Blue, Sugar Maple and Rust Nugget.  Special $9.95 sq. yd.  Ken DeVries  & Son Ltd.  FLOORCOVERINGS  NOW WITH TWO LOCATIONS:  HIGHWAY 101, GIBSONS.  886-7112  IN THE HEART OFSECHELT  885-3424  b  K Coast News, January 18,1977  On the  rocks  by Pat Edwards  My thanks to Harry Turner for  covering for me last week. Fortunately, our club is blessed with  several people like Harry and are  willing to help out at a moments  notice.  Entries are still coming in for  the February mixed bonspiel,  and it is hoped that more out of  town rinks will enter. If you have  curling friends in other communities, call them and ask if they plan  to enter.  . The Port Mellon play-down for  the representative to the Tri-Mill  'spiel' takes place on Saturday,  January 22nd. Come out and  watch some good curling.  The winners will advance to  the Tri-Mill 'spiel' in Prince  George in February.'  mjm&mEZ7jm&  BILL BLACK ROOFING  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  RE-ROOFING On  Asphalt, Shakes, Tar and Gravel  Commercial, Industrial & Residential Repairs  Box 281,  Gibsons   -   886-7320  Skip Stacy Coombier of Oceanview High School is shown here skipping  his rink to victory in the recent High School Bonspiel held in Gibsons.  Runner-up in the A event was the rink skipped by Clint Suveges of  Elphinstone.   The B event was won by Skip Carriere of Max Cameron  High School in Powell River, with runner-up Tomlenovich of the North  Short Winter Club. Fourteen high school teams took part in the bonspiel.  Gymnastics  Strikes and spares  Rugby club comes home  /  or  youngsters  Gymnastics for elementary  and junior secondary students  will take place each Tuesday  5:00 - 8:00 p.m. in Chatelech  Junior Secondary School. The  instructors are Wendy Skapski  from Madeira Park Elementary  School and Ed Nicholson from  the School Board Office. Please  contact the co-ordinator Karin  Hoemberg, 886-2225 for further  information about the exact time  for the different age groups.  We held our Family Twosome  Tournament for the Y.B.C. members over the holidays and the  winners were: Peewee Bantams:  Roxanne Wiseman and Drew  Knowles; Bantams: Michele  Whiting and Glen Hanchar  Juniors: Sandra Hanchar and  Donard MacKenzie; Seniors:  Ann Husband and Jeff Mulcaster.  Kind of a quiet week on the  lanes with five 300 games being  rolled. Gwen Edmonds bowled  a 328 single and 999 for four,  Freeman Reynolds rolled games  of 304 and 303 and a four game'  total of 1058 and Larry Braun  rolled a 305 single all in the Classic League.  Bonnie McConnell had a 306  single in the Ball & Chain League  and Edna Naylor had high three  for the ladies with a 737 total  in the Phuntastique League.  Freeman Reynolds held up the  men with a 3 game total of 730.  in the Ball & Chain League.  Senior boys basketball  by Constantine Maragos  The Elphinstone senior boys  basketball team is not having a  banner year. With half the season over the Cougars have only  won twice in fourteen games.  Coach Gary Gray has seen the  finest and the worst of teams pass  through his hands in the past  few years. Now in his fifth year  ���as coach of senior basketball, he  has compiled a very impressive  record. He took his team to the  Tri-Zone finals (Provincial Preliminaries) four times, losing out  three times, including the heart-  breaker loss at home to St.  Thomas Moore last year. The  most memorable team he coached  was in the 1974-75 season when  Elphinstone came out of the Tri-  Zone victorious for the first time  in the history of the club before  placing third in the province.  Players such as Frank Havies,  Dave Newman, Kerry Bjornson,  Leigh Wolverton, and Dave Lamb  are all gone leaving only memories of great basketball.  The Cougars of '77 are a different story. In their formative  years as ��� basketball players this  year's team was- hampered by the  unavailability of adequate practice facilities, therefore the incentive to play  basketball  was  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  886-2812  non-existent. The facilities are  now here but the experienced  players are not.  Coach Gray has tried a variety  of strategies, plays and techniques, but nothing is working.  The only bright spot has been the  play of centre Ryan Mathews  who has been averaging fifteen  to twenty points per game. The  problem has been lack of support  for Mathews.  Despite the team's problems  the players are working hard at  their game and their losing record  has not caused them to lose heart.  Coach Gray elaborated on this  aspect of his team's morale and  said that this year's team is more  mature than last year's team,  which explains why the award  for "most sportsman like player"  was not given last year.  Setting aside this year's on-  court   problems,   Gray   remains  optimistic for the future. "There  are some tine players coming up  from the junior ranks in Sechelt  and the Grade eight team is  looking good", he said.  Highest    Scores: Classic:  Gwen Edmonds 328-999, Larry  Braun 305-944, Freeman Reynolds 304-1058. Tuesday Coffee:  Chris LePage 227-611, Dod Robinson 258-616, Lila Head 259-659.  Swingers: Alice Smith 185-521,  Flo Gough 202-531, Art Smith  213-599, Phil Fletcher 188-501.  Wednesday -Coffee: . Paulette;  Sheldon 230-629, Nora Solinsky  242-634, Bonnie McConnell 228-  687. Darlene Maxfield 294-712.  Ball & Chain: Char Male 247-  630, Carole Skytte 255-633,  Bonnie McConnell 306-726, Bob  McConnell 246-637, Al Lovrich  266-688, Freeman Reynolds 251-  730. Phuntastique: Orbita delos  Santos 280-628, Mavis Stanley  219-637, Edna Naylor 287-737,  Ralph Roth 257-672, Jim Middle-  ton 246-676, Henry Hinz 263-714,  Vic Marteddu 271-728. Legion:  Verna Rivard 243-676, Linda  Leslie 260-708, Freeman Reynolds 285-711, Vic Marteddu 286-  713. Y.B.C. Bantams: Michele  Whiting 152-285 (2), Cheri  Adams 182-325, Andy Solinsky  157-273. Juniors: Loriann  Horsman 191-451, Mike Maxfield  244-607, Jamie Gill 293-608,  Gordon Mulcaster 295-756.  The Gibsons Rugby Club  arrived back in town last week  after a successful tour of Hawaii.  The ffeam, which had been planning the tour for a year, won all  three games against Hawaiian  opponents. In game one, Gibsons  defeated a University of Hawaii  R.F.C. team 20 to 7, then went on  to;, defeat Hawaii Harlequins  R.F.C. 8 to -4, and< the Bri|ham  Young University of Hawaii  R.F.C. team 16 to 10.  rocky fields and temperatures  as high as 33 degrees centigrade.  The Hawaiian players while  lacking experience and finesse,  were generally bigger than the  Gibsons players and played an  extremely rough and rude brand  of rugby. Gibsons, known for  its agressive, hard hitting style,  suffered a number of injuries  but the intervals between games  and hospitable, climate allowed  ample opportunity for recovery.  Representing Gibsons in  Hawaii were a number of players  with previous international experience. Bob Emerson i Alex  Skytte, Derick Cameron, Peter  Rigby, Gary Gray, Mike Dorais,  Bob Johnson, Ken Johnson, Tom  Blaine, Bob Crosby, Larry  Knowles, Jerry Ferris, and Bruce,  Gibson have represented Gibsons  in tournaments in Seattle and :):  Portland. iji  Gibsons also had fine games ���:���:  from the younger team members, &  Frank Havies, Ken Bennett and :jj  high school students Bill Brad- ���:���:  shaw and Brent Liniker. Three &  members    of   the    Elphinstone :��  7 Rugby team who also made the ���:���:  7tour and gained invaluable expe--! $;  ^riehce and knowledge were Bruce X;  Goddard, Raymond Dube and ���:���:  Scott Verecchia. Injured scrum ���:���:  half-Pat Gaines made the trip as :���:���  a  spectator, . along  with   nearly ;jjj  150 other friends and fans of the ���:���:  team. |:j;  Gibsons,     coached     by     Orv :|:j  Moscrip,\and currently on top of ���:���:  '. the third" division of the Van- ||j:  couver Rubgy Union is to be con- :���:���  gratulated for its , impressive ,$  success in Hawaii. Rubgy fans ;$  are reminded that the spring sea- :|:|  son will be starting shortly and ;���:���  Gibsons is scheduled to play >���:  U.B.C. at Langdale in the first ���:���  home game. :���:���  siff ^f ^? ^U^U^U^U^^^^^^^^^f*^U*i#��!��*l��t '.*.  *** *I* "T* *c* ���** *I* ^* "t* ^�� ^^ *^ ^^ ^�� *& ^> *^ ��� ���������  :|:  Woodstock,    Snoopy,    Eager X  Beaver, they are all here on oar cj*  parry shelves, serviettes, seals, :���:���  cards, invitations, plates, goblets, X  a very good choice at the moment. ���:���  Miss Bee's, Sechelt. |:|  mmK** *m9* *mt^ *mt^ **m^ *mlp ^^ ^km* ^t* *^* *J* ^Bm* *mm** *>mm+ ���mm* *4g     ��*���  af^ *t* *^* ^r* ^* *i* ^* ^i* *r* *r* *��^ ^^ ^^ ^^ *m^ ^i^ �����-  CBC RADIO  Continued from Page 5  Monday, January 24  Dr.     Bundolo's    Pandemonium  Medicine     Show:     8:03     p.m.  Comedy.  The Great Canadian Gold Rash:  8:30 p.m. Toronto Rock bank  Garfield.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Vancouver Chamber Orchestra,  Ronald de Kant, clarinet; Steven  Staryk, violin, Copland, Kenins.  Tuesday January 25  Touch the Earth: 8:30 p.m.  Folk Music.  Mostly Musk: 10:20 p.m:  National Arts Centre Orchestra,  Lynn Harrell, cello, Cello Concerto No. 2, Herbert; Spring Symphony No. 1, Schumann.  Gibsons  The Gibsons All Nighter  Wood Heater  100 YEAR GUARANTEE  HEAVY ALL STEEL CONSTRUCTION  CUSTOM BUILT  FROM $275.00  886-2808 After 5  *���**<������*%#  ���^.x-  K. BUTLER  REALTY LTD.  1538 Gower Point Road - Phone 886-2000  Avoid the last minute rush and receive  personalized service. A FREE wallet type  folder for your Certificate of Insurance and  Registration Form to early customers.  DISCOUNT FOR SAFE DRIVERS  CO-OP  Weekly  Specials  CO-OP  Whole or End Cuts  SIDE BACON  Bp-  lb. 99*  Lean, Cubed  STEWING BEEF        lb. 89c  Govt. Insp. Pork  BUTT ROAST Ib. 89c  Baron of Beef  ROAST Can Gr   A Ik    '1.49  Co-op Mild  Co-op Pineapple  JUICE       Fancy  Pieces and Stems  MUSHROOMS  Squirrel   Smooth or Crunchy  PEANUT BUTTER  Co-op  HONEY  Parkay  MARGARINE  Bassett's  LICORICE ALLSORTS  Co-op  BEAUTY SOAP  Co-op  DOG FOOD  Medium Can. #1  ONION  Imported  BROCCOLI  3lb./29c  lb. 39*  FMEHF000  Co-op Frozen  ORANGE JUICE  Co-op Baby Whole  CARROTS  12Vzoz.  2lb.  49  99  ���.���������**.���.���.���.*.*  16 oz.  $1.39 |  48fl.oz.  49c |  X1  10fl.oz.  '49*J  48fl.oz.  $2.29 |  1 lb. Tub  79c !  3lb.  $ 1.49 1  |           24 oz.  $ 1.39 1  4-^3oz. Bars  ���   75c I  251/2 oz.  3/89c 1  ���>:�����:���:���>:���  CO-OP  Prices Effective:  Thurs. Fri. Sat.  Jan. 20, 21, 22.  We reservethe right to limit quantities.  YOUR FOOD SERVICE CENTRE  Phone 886-2522  Gibsons, B. C.  >:���:���:���:���:���:���:���:���  ........................ . ............  �������:�������:���:���:���:���  ^ 8.  Coast News, January 18,1977  FREE CLASSIFIED  Our new. free Classified policy:  Ads are automatically  published for two weeks.  The deadline is FRIDAY NOON.  If you wish a repeat please phone in.  Commercial Advertising is 20$ per agate line.  Property listings are $2.00 each.  Coming  Fvents  Announcements     Opportunities Work Wanted For Sale  Lunch hour exercises to begin  Jan. 10th in Sechelt (Mon. Wed.  & Thurs.) 12 noon to 1 p.m. in  Sechelt Indian Band Hall.  Jan. 11th in Gibsons Health Unit  (Tues. & Fri.) Information:  Fitness Service 885-3611.  BINGO  Every Monday night at  8:00 p.m.,R. C. Legion  Branch 109 (Gibsons).  OPENING SOON  Thrift Store in Gibsons  Clothes & misc. items.   Prices to  suit everyone.   Watch the paper  for opening date.  PUBLIC BINGO  Opening date - Thurs. Feb. 3rd  '���    Place: "Harmony Hall"  Harmony Lane, Gibsons  Coffee Bar in service, snacks.  Time:     8:00 p.m.     Experienced  caller-;. Come one. Come all .        '  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   Jan. & Feb. Special extra Vi Price  item for having a LeVay fashion  party in your home.    Ina Grafe  885-9761   Wilson Creek Activities  Want to go for a hike? A group  will be leaving from Sechelt every  Tues. at 10 am to go into the  woods, so why not join us? People  in Wilson Creek can meet from  9:30 - 9:45 am at Community  Hall, we'll form car pools & go to  Sechelt together. People with  cars who wish to help are kindly  asked to bring them. Hiking experience is not necessary. See  you Tuesday!  TEENAGERS in Wilson Creek  area come one over to Mrs. Joan  Wall's house on Whittaker Rd. af  7:30 pm on Wed. Jan. 19th^  We'll be talking about what programs & activities you'd like to  have, close to home. We're eager  for ideas, so let's hear what you  want to do!  Yoga Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. with  Suzanne Bunkerton. $5.00 per  mo. at Roberts Creek School.  Call Women's Centre for info or  registration. 885-3711  Halfmoon Bay hospital auxiliary  to St. Mary's Hospital Bazaar.  Includes Tea, Bake Sale, Handicrafts. Held Thursday, March  17, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. at the Welcome Beach Community Hall,  Redrooffs Rd. For info: 885-2481  Coast Family Dance at Gibsons  Legion Hall,' this Sat. Jan. 22nd,  9-1. Music by The Flying Mountain. $3.00 a head.  Last week's meeting was cancelled due to snow, for anyone  interested in joining a brainstorming session for fund-raising  and general survival of the centre  join us at the Women's Centre,  Wed. Jan. 19th, 1 pm. Tea pot  will be on.  Ladies! Interested in joining your  friends for some exercise sessions? Come to Wilson Creek  Community Hall on Thurs., Jan.  20th & Thurs. Jan. 27th at 2:00  pm & we'll get fit together. Wear  loose fitting clothes & bring a  blanket to sit on!  Announcements  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.  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.  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!  Would anyone who entered the  Sechelt Agencies Ltd. contest by  Dec. 31st 1976 phone George  Floras at the Parthenon 885-9769.  GYMNASTICS (students)  Date for registration is Jan. 18th  at 7 pm. in Chatelech Jr. Sec.  CLASSICAL ENSEMBLE  Date: Jan. 26, Wed. at 7:15  (Intermed.) Jan. 26, Wed. at 8:15  (Advanced) Place: Elphinstone  Music Room, Fee: $10. for 10  sessions. Info: 886-2225  CELESTIAL NAVIGATION  Date: Jan.  18th, Tues.  at 7:30  Place:   Halfmoon   Bay    School,  Fee: $20 for 24 hrs.   Instructor:  Bob Fidelman, 885-2478  The Open Bible Store  (and library),Marine Drive,  Gibsons.  Hours: Tues. 1-5 p.m.  Fri.   4-6   p.m.,   Sat.   1-5   p.m.  Bible Study  7:30 Saturday nights.  Would the person who removed  the Raincoast Chronicles First  Five from the Dental Centre in  Sechelt, kindly return it. It's  loss will deprive many people of  the enjoyment of browsing  through it. Thanks.  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Enjoy books? This this is for you!  Experienced librarians needed  for Port Mellon & Sechelt areas.  Contact your Volunteer Service  885-3821  Will the lady who phoned in an  ad wanting a round piano stool,  phone the Coast News, we are  missing your phone no. Thanks.  Massage Course for Women  Date: Feb. 2nd, Wed. at 10 am -  12 noon. Place: Public Health  Unit, Gibsons. Fee: S10 for 8 hrs,  4 sessions. Instructors: Robi Fos-  berry & Mary Walton. Reg.:  886-2225, Karin Hoemberg.  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Do you care what happens?  Probation sponsors work with  people in trouble by providing a  stable > and>> mature .frieridsluip,  "stable"' a1id"Witure"frleHdsHi|5-7  give someone a helping hand.  Call your Volunteer Service at       885-3821       VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Share your talents with someone  who needs you. Arts & crafts,  music to entertain with. Group  Home, Sunshine School would  enjoy these benefits. For info  call     your     Volunteer     Service  885-3821  Who ever stole, took, ripped off,  or whatever, my 4 x 4's from the  front of the Coast News please  return them. Remember: Karma  will catch up with you. If it  doesn't, Skinner will!  Workshop for Volunteers  Date: Feb. 5, Sat. 9:00am. Place:  Roberts Creek School, Fee: $5.00  Instructors: Elisabeth Brown &  Clair Hawes. Reg: 886-2225,  Karin Hoemberg.  SPANISH Intermediate  Date: Jan 19th, Wed. at  7:30,  Place: Elphinstone Rm 119, Fee:  $20. for 20 hours. 886-2225  SPANISH Beginners  Date:  Jan.   18th, Tues.  at 7:30  Place:    Elphinstone,    Rm    119  Fee: $20 for 20 hrs. Instructor:  John Mussett, 885-2691  Language & Literature for  Preschool Children  Date: Feb. 3rd, Thurs. at 7:30  Place: Roberts Creek School,  Fee: $20 for 26 hrs. Instructors:  Lynn Chapman & Donna Shugar  Reg: 886-2225 Karin Hoemberg  PAINTING  May Parson's Painting Class is  postponed till Feb. 8th, in Sechelt  Reg.:886-2225 Karin Hoemberg  Babysitter, 2 or 3 afternoons a  week at my home. 886-7839  Jordan Carpets requires a part:  time agent to cover the Sunshine  Coast. Some experience in carpeft  sales or installations would be an  asset. Write Jordans, 702 6th  Ave. New Westminster or phone  for appointment: Mr. Bradbury  at 522-4621 .   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.  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  Manager, Southwestern Petroleum Canada Ltd., Box 789,  Ft. Worth, Texas. 76101.   Sechelt Agencies Ltd. contest by  Dec. 31st, 1976 phone George  Floras at the Parthenon885-9769.  Get your free copy of the new  Radio Shack catalogue at J&C  Electronics, Cowrie St., Sechelt.  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 fish ing  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 592,7, Station A. Calgary,  Alberta. 11/2/76  ituarfes  BENJAMIN: Passed away Jan.  10th, 1977, Agnes W. Benjamin,  late of Sechelt, in her 89th year.  Survived by one grandson, Harry.  Benjamin Forbes of Williams  Lake. Mrs. Benjamin was a  resident of Sechelt since 1936.  Funeral service was held Friday,  January 14th, at Kingdom Hall of  Jehovah's Witnesses, Selma Park  Interment Seaview Cemetery.  Devlin Funeral Home Directors.  Persona/  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.  A.A. meetings Mondays8:30pm.  and 12 step meetings Saturdays  8:30 pm Gibsons Athletic Hall.  886-2571 ar 886-9193.   Anyone interested in joining a  single parent group? Contact the  Women's Centre 885-3711.  Coast News  Action Line  - 886-7817  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.  ���    '��� ���  HIGH FUEL COSTS  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees into firewood. $18.00 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping and  limbing roo. Expert insured work  'Know the cost before you start'  Call us at 885-2109. Free estimates. JohnRisbey.  Cat and/or backhoe available for  land clearing, road buiding,  drainage ditches, waterlines, etc.  Call 886-9633 or 886^9365.  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  Journeyman Shipwright & exper.  carpenter seek work. Experienced  in all aspects of boatbuilding, custom cabinet & furniture construction, and general carpentry.:  Quality work guaranteed at reasonable rates, reliable workers  with refs. if req. Call: Allan May  886-2169 or King Anderson  885-9033    ' Lady would like.a.baby sitting job-  in a motherless home. 885-3303  Will finish & restrip furniture.  Call eves after 6 pm. 886-9516  Chimney cleaning, Vac equipped,  odd jobs, light hauling and clean  up jobs. Call Hugo: 886-7785  ��� The Wood Latch  ���  Custom designed home interiors,  furniture & toys. . Call Lloyd:  886-8060 or Ed: 886-7738 after 5.  Body work & Painting  Mechanical work, free estimates  885-2608  Will babysit preschooler in my  home for working mothers, have  one yr. old girl, extra bed and crib  Live on Gower Pt. Rd. 886-2432  Bricklayer - Stone Mason  A. Simpkins, 885-2688  Cement Work, UghtConstruction  and smaDiepairs.  886-2530" 886-9041  Your PICTURES FRAMED and  mounted from Artistic Woodwork  stock. Matboards. Non-glare and  regular glass. Needlepoint a  speciality. 1450 Sechelt Inlet Rd.  Porpoise Bay, Sechelt. Phone  885-9573.  Would anyone who altered the  Sechelt Agencies lid. contest by  Dec..31st, 1976, phone George  Floras at the Parthenon 885-9769.  Mature woman will do odd jobs  or permanent work. 886-8087  1 Ton Truck for hire, light moving  and hauling, clean-ups & clean-  outs. Call 886-9294.  REGIONAL DISTRICT NOTICE  NOTICE TO REGIONAL DISTRICT WATER USERS  IN THE PRATT ROAD AREA:  Water will be off Thursday, January 20th, 1977 on the following  streets from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Pratt Road - Kearton to Grand view  Chaster Road  .Rosamund Road  Grand view Road  Fairview Road  Veterans Road  Kearton Road  Hwy 101 - Veterans Road to Cemetery including the Trailer Court.  Gordon Dixon  Superintendent  Baby Bathinet, walker, high chair   886-7168 ._  Home made tandem horse trailer  $350.   One   pr.   English   riding  boots. Ruffer 7-7Vi like new $20.   885-2098  Canadian & foreign coins for sale,,  all in good cond. 885-3854  Jabsco 2 way pump (Marine)  12V, .Never used $55.00 (new  price $75.) J. Jefferies, S.V.  Hope Maffett, Gov't Wharf.  Ski rack for trunk, good cond.  $12.00, Ski boots, buckle size 10  good cond. $8.00. Ski warm-up  pants 2 pair waist 30-34, leg 28-30  Ski Boots, lace up size SVi, ex.  cond. $5.00, Jean Cowboy boots,  used twice, size 11, $10.00  Phone 886-2581.    One 100 lb. propane tank $35.00  886-9076  Help Wanted  Part time person to do variety of  jobs at YMCA Camp Elphinstone.  Phone Gerry at 886-2025 between  9-6.  For Safe  Good mixed hay to clear,  $1.50  a bale, minimum 20 bales, call  886-2887  For Sale,  Far Sale  New    2  piece    China  886-9648  cabinet  2 ��� 1100 x 15 Maxi track off road  tire on 10" Maxi rims, like new  $150.00885-3805  Chicken     manure     ready     for  compost.    $10.    pick-up    load.   885-3759   Annex heater in good cond. listed  in Sears catalogue at $249. Will  sell for $100. 886-8098   Boys spider bike, red, sissy bars,  $35.00886-2660       19" Electrohome B.W. TV perfect  shape, stand incl. First $50. takes  it. 885-2324  Small fridge $50.00, Propane  stove $50.00, table $15.00. After  6 p.m. 885-3369   2 Michelin radials studded snow  tires, 15", suitable for Volkswagon $70. for pair. 885-9646  Beige drapes for living & dining  room. Sewing machine with zigzag. Floor polisher, walnut vanity  dresser with mirror; 4 drawer  dresser. 885-3908  Poultry manure, $1.00 per sack.  886-9831   Alder, $40.00 a cord,  delivered   885-3605  Dual turntable, good cond. fine  cartridge, $100.885-3605  Green & white striped chester-  field. $50.00. 886-7325   Coats, all kinds & sizes, hats,  brand new leather coat, size 24Vi,  Many other pieces of clothing,  cushions. 886-9873  Good riding Registered Half Arab  brood mare, throws good foals,  reasonable. 883-2660 eveS.  Asahi Pentax SP500 55 mm  F2 lens, $130.00 Ask for Ian,  Day 883-2332, Eve. 883-2255  TV antenna & Rotor mast, leads  etc. $65.00. 886-9249  For Sale: Off-grade shakes.  Good for sheds, barns, etc.  $3.00 per bundle. 885-3306  New 14" color portable TV set,  won in a contest $350.886-7097  ��� Bill Reid Prints  ���  Killer whale. Salmon, Grizzlv  885-3974  Why pay more than 3'/i% to sell  your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235 -24 hours  Brand new Size 8 lace party dress  lined with pink taffeta. 885-2443  Danby 10 cir; ft. upright freezer,  Propane regulator, Va" pieces of  copper pipe, cassette player  1200 volts inclu. car bracket,  working order $20.00. Down  draught swivel chimney for single  9" wide flue $35.00. 885-9662   Men's new 3 speed bike, new,  Raleigh, superb cond. New:  $175.00, now $110.00. 886-8098  Portable Black & White TV in  working order. 886-7090  Ithaca lever action Rifle. 22 cal.  $110:00 o.b.o. One Smith &  Wesson 9mm Parabellum semi-  auto, pistol, holster, ammo &  cleaning kit $250.00 o.b.o. Both  in excellent cond. Phone John  at 886-7602.  Charter membership to Sunshine  Coast Golf Club. $300. 886-8098  Two tires,   145-14 XAS tube,  2  type snow tires, Michelin Radial   886-2821   One table, two chairs, 885-3348  Kenmore 100V Dryer in nice  cond. $125,00. 885-9750  Craig cassette with excellent  speakers $60.00, 14 x 16 canvas  tent with wooden frame $390.00,  S3A" Lucus headlights, used  about 6 hours $30.00 o.b.o.  Reply Box 20. Coast News  Skis,   boots  size   12.  and  poles  885-3496  Household items for sale, must  sell. 886-9469  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  Weber  Piano   for  sale,   totally  refinished      &     reconditioned.  886-2783  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.  v"        LOGS WANTED        ~~  Top Prices Paid for  fir-helm-ced.  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  Fresh Fish & Brown Eggs  885-9662  Good used mobile C.B. antenna  with   proper   length   of   coaxial  cable.   Reasonable, call John at  886-7602  Queensize mattress & box spring,  $65.00. 886-7559 "  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.  Timber    wanted     plus    alder.  Poles bought and sold.    Let us  give you an estimate.  D & O Log  Sorting Ltd.   Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.   One  full  sized  fridge  in   good  working order. 886-7168  Kitchen wall cupboard 886-8087  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Off ice 886-2277 Toll Free 682-1513  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  KEN CROSBY  886-2098  JONMcRAE  885-3670  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL EST ATE  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS  MORTGAGES  ACREAGE  NORTH RD. at CHAMBERLIN.: Exceptionally well priced, 5 acre level property,  half way between Gibsons and Langdale.  Front has been cleared and filled. Back  of property is like a park with a creek  ; running through etc. Road allowance  at side is the extention of Chamberlin  Road. F.P. $27,500.  GRANDVIEW RD. at 9TH: Over Vi acre,  very private with view. House plans and  building permit, paid for and included in  price. Foundation, floor slab and plumbing all in for a 28 x 42' (1176 sq. ft.  building). F.P. $19,900.  HOMES  HILLCREST AVE: Almost 1100 sq. ft.  home in good area, close to schools,  shopping centre etc. Large living room  22 x 12 with a view. Two bedrooms,  large kitchen, utility room and dining  area make this a very livable home and  with a little bit of.work, could be quite  lovely. NOTE! The down payment is  only $3,500. F.P. $34,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: 4 bedrooms in  this lovely full basement home in Gibsons  Seclusion and still close to shopping and  Post Office. 1100 sq. ft., fireplace, large  L shaped rec. room. Large back yard  perfect for swimming pool. An ideal  family home. F.P. $49,900.  HILLCREST AVE.: Well-built, one year  old home In good area. Lovely view from  large sundeck. Two bedrooms upstairs  & one finished down in full basement.  The curved white marble fireplace Is Just  one of the lovely features in this home.  F.P. $51,500.  FAIRMONT ROAD: 4 finished bedrooms  in this 1360 sq. ft. full basement home.  Fireplaces up and 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 out through the Gap. Double carport  and huge sundeck round out this home  designed for comfortable family living.  F.P. $67,500.  SEAVIEW ROAD: Well-built 2 bedroom  home with full unfinished basement.  Beautifully appointed living room and kitchen. Magnificent panoramic view from  the large covered sundeck. Features  maintenance-free aluminum siding.  Close to all facilities on nicely landscaped  lot. F.P. $44,900.  ���t ������ '���  CENTRAL GIBSONS: Well-built 1Vi yr.  view home. 3 bedrooms main floor full  bath and ensuite off master bedroom.  Plus rough-in in partially finished basement. Large sundeck and carport. Lot  is all landscaped. PRICED TO SELL!  F.P. $54,900.  SECHELT: Spindrift Road: Nicely  designed 1VS year old home. Close to  schools, shopping and park, right in the  heart of Sechelt. 3 bedrooms, main floor,  with partial basement, fireplace and.carport. Landscaped yard.        F.P. $45,500.  SARGENT ROAD: Large family home in  good area with panoramic view. Three  bedrooms, fireplaces up and down, with  2V4 baths. The full basement includes  a finished rec. room, laundry and workshop. Sundeck, carport and paved driveway round but this landscaped lot. SEE  this home and you will fall In love with  it. F.P. $66,000.  SEAVIEW ROAD: Lovely custom built  2Vi year old full basement home on fully  fenced and landscaped view lot. Large  kitchen with nook plus dining area, with  sliding glass doors to the sundeck. Heatilator. fireplace and wall to wall carpet.  2 large bedrooms plus sewing room on  the main floor. Finished rec room,  laundry, den, bedroom, Vi bath and  workshop in the basement. Also includes  separate garage. F.P. $56,000.  GLASSFORD ROAD: Beautiful, well-  built Spanish style home In area of now  homes. Many extras including arches  throughout. Lovely fireplaces up and  down. Super large master bedroom,  skylight in. bathroom, built-in bar in  living room, sliding glass door from  dining area to large sundeck. F.P. $64,000  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.  SHAW ROAD: 3 bedroom split-lever  home on large,landscaped corner,, lot.  Modern kitchen, nicely appointed living  room with waIMp wall carpet. Extra'  large carport, bright stucco exterior:  Priced to sell. F.P. $44,500.  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 amisprlnt,  It really is only: F.P. $29,900.  BEACH AVE.: Roberts Creek: 3 bedroom family home on full unfinished  basement. Close to Park and boat launching. Large lot 87 x 208. Stone fireplace  and sundeck. Excellent family home.  F.P. $43,900.  BEACH AVE.: Roberts Creek: Full unfinished basement in this 3 story home.  Fireplaces up and down, wrought-lron  railings and built-in oven and range.  Situated on a large lot in a quiet area.  F.P. $44,900.  HIGHWAY. 101: Gibsons: Incredible  panoramic view from the mountains of  Howe Sound across the Bay and out to  Georgia Strait. This 3 bedroom, full  basement home is laid out nicely for  family living. Combination garage-workshop is fully insulated with seperate  100amp. service. F.P.. $47,5007  STEWART ROAD: Three bedroom,  beautiful Spanish style, sunken living  room home. On 1.46 acres in very quiet  area. Many features Including a gorgeous fireplace, Den & garage. Almost  1400 sq. ft. of living area all on one floor.  F.P. $68,500.  GLASSFORD ROAD: Buy it now from  the builder while it is still unfinished and  finish it yourself. A truly lovely home for  only: F.P. $49,500.  HIGHWAY 101: 2 bedroom, 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'  GOWER POINT ROAD: Privacy and  100' 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: In Langdale Chines -  Superb view of Howe Sound from this  large.irregular shaped lot. All underground services. ������ F.P. $14,500.  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.  Size .66^* 128'. 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.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  1.12 acres In the very desirable Roberts  Creek area. There Is a driveway already  in and a tapped Artesian well on the  property. F.P. $14,900.  BEACH AVE.: Roberts Creek: Large  nicely treed lot 87 x 208. Excellent level  building site. Close to Flume Park and  boat launching. F.P. $14,900.  SOUTHWOOD DR:: Redrooffs: Owner  most anxious to sell.. Large lot 230 x 80.  Tis is a very fast growing area. Light  clearingonly. 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.  SCHOOL & WYNGART ROADS: Only  6 of these Duplex zoned lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay,  close to schools and shoppings. All lots  perfectly suited to side-by-side or up/.  down duplex construction. SPECIALLY  PRICED NOW: Only 1 will be sold at  $14,500. and only 1 �� $15,500. Act now!  UPLANDS ROAD: Tuwanek, ideal,rec-.  reational lot in beautifully wooded 81  ' park-like area, zoned for trailers. This lot  overlooks Sechelt 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.,  BAY ROAD: With frontage on Dougal  as we'll! 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.  One �� F.P. $12,500.  One �� F.P. $14,500.  SARGENT ROAD: On the upper side of  the road, overlooking the Bay and as far  Into Georgia Strait as the eye can see.  Tis lot is in a duluxe home area,.close to  both shopping and schools. F.P. $16,900.  'i'.. ' ��� ���  CHASTER ROAD:   Nestle your home in  the trees on this 67' x 123' building lot.  Area of proposed new school. Name your  own terms, no reasonable offer refused.  F.P. $11,500.  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as it.is this double  use lot represents real value. F.P.' $22,000  jr>  h Wanted  Potters wheel, after 6: 886-7439  or 886-2090  For Rerif  For R&ni  Coast News, January 18,1977.  ohile Homes  Property  Treddle sewing machine in good  working cond. 885-3306 '  Wife and/or mother, pref. respectable, hard working and in  good cond. Volunteer work  pref. but will settle for best  offer. After 6:885-3561  One gpod used sofa. 886-7539  One good used refrigerator for  the guys & gals of the Coast  News. 886-2622        '      ���;.  A good used typewriter, reas.  priced. 886-7237       - 7  Golden oak furniture: Secretary  with hutch, hall stand with seat,  end tables. 885-2385  Used table & chairs'and any used  toys. For Sechelt Pot Lot We  would be grateful for the donation  of any used tables arid or chairs  and toys for use in our play group.  We are a non-profit organization  and operate on fund-raising  events. Contact:; Mrs. Gay  Shanks at 885-3644.     V  Pels  Wanted: good' home for "2"yr old  dog, part Lab,. part Alsatian.  Friendly, had shots, 885-9552  For Sale:,One purebred White  German Shepherd puppy, call  886-9516 ' 7 .       ��� ;  FREE: 4 mo. old male kitten,  beige & white, had shots,.to good  home only. 886-9409        -  ��� For Sale: Vi Maltese V* Toy  poodle silver cross' - female, 7  weeks old. 885-2778 ,  For Sale: pure bred German short  haired Pointer, female, spayed &  shots.    11 mo. old. $75.00 Call  .886-7507   :  Registered Toggenburg buck  avail, for stud service. 885-3759  For Sale: Pigs born Oct. 19th 1976  Young Toggenburg nanny, bred  for March 1977.885-3605 ,  Chocolate point Siamese kittens,  trained & ready to go to .loving  homes. $25.00-885-2443  Orange   long-haired  - adult 7 cat  LOST   Dec.   29th.       REWARD  885-3356  Found  Found:'Near Gibson's bus depot,  ring, owner please identify at  Coast News office.  Duplex in Gibsons, 2bdrm. fridge  & stove, elec. heat, well insulated  Immed. Occupancy. $175.00 per  mo. 886-7218 I  Tantalus Apartment . for- rent,  furn. &'; unfurn. Wall to wall,  accessories 886-9544. I  Small trailer - suitable for one  person; $135.00 iricMsive. Plus  propane. Bonnie Brook 886-2887  or 886-9033;   S j ;  Room & Board avail, j at Bonniebrook Lodge.. Meals; & services  incl. laundry. $275. per month.  Private room^ 886-9033. Gower  Point ocean beach esplanade.   '   <"  Suite, for rent . in Granthams,  partly furnished, $125. per.mo.  -,'''������,'.'���/.    886-9964 ���!.;,,���������  Gibsons: 2 bdrm. duplex, stove,  fridge, carpets. Avail- immed.  No pets; $150. per moj 886-7726 ������  . Waterfrdnty - furnished : one. bedroom suite, immed. ^possession.  "/'.'���" 886-7108: .;': "������'".���"/  2 bdrm. home. Point Rd., Hopkins  Landing; New appliances, must  be older couple. S190iOO per mo.  Call Mr. White at 886-2935   - ���       i ���   ��� -  ti300V sq. ;ftv; Hbme^ : ohe block  from- shopping centre; & all conveniences, $285. per. 6j8$-2098  For: Rent: f 2 bdrm. Mobile home,  fully:fum.:incl: washer:&dryer,  dishwasher. $200. per mo. Plus  utilities. Sunshine Coast Trailer  Park. 886-9826 I./'������>���������-''  2 bdrm. apartment, avail, immed.  Stove & fridge. S18S 00 per mo.  After 5 call 886-7973 j  For; Rent: Quiet,- comfortable  accomodation for business person  about one mile from; Langdale  Terminal. Reply Box 10 Coast  News. ������.:. -    ' '";   7 ' i' .7  Semi-private, large modern furn.  suite in Gibsons. Clean quiet  adults, refs. pleas. 886-7835  In Village of Sechelt; 2 bdrm.  cottage. $225; per. moi 885r9979.  days, 885-2062 eves.   ;.!..  Lodging in the Gibsons Landing  vicinity is required by the Beachcomber film crew. If; you have a  house or apt.'avail: March to Oct.  Please call 112-665-8057,   : ~ :���.'   i  ......'   Gibsons: 2 bdrm suite, avail,  immed. $150. per 1 mo. Call:  112-581^)624     ?       ' '  For Rent: 2 bdrm house on water-  firont lot. 883-2403    J  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park,  2 bedroom Mobile home.  Roberts Creek: New 3 bdrm  house, semi-waterfront, $325. per  mo. 112t941-3527  Gower Pt; Rd. Gibsons: 2 bdrm  house, fridge & stove $180. per  mo. No animals. White 886-2935  3 bdrm Mobile home on private  lbt, avail; ..Feb. 1st. .to mature  responsible people. Rent: $200.  pernio. 886-9882%  Maple Crescent^ Apartments  1-2-3 bdrm suites for.rent, 1662  School Rd., Gibsons. Heat &  cablevision, parking, close .to  schools & shopping. Reas. rent.  Apply suite 103A. 886-7836  Unfurn. 4 bdrm. house with large  ��� rec. room in West Sechelt. Call  :       ���   885-3908'   ".������;.  2 ;bdrm trailer,��close to Ferry  100 yds. to beach, $175. per mo.  886-2962  Modern furnished Bachelor suite,  $145. per mo. on Reid Road,  Gibsons. 886-72617  7  Suite   for   rent, in   Granthams,  partly furn. $125. per mo. Call  886-9904  ;:,x   '���������:.���: forrbvt '��� :  DELUXE TO WNHOUSES  1564 sq. ft. of finished floor area,  3 bdrms, plus large family room  ind rec; area, W/W carpets. Deluxe Tappen range, ample parking on blacktop, all for only  $300. per ' month. These good  family homes are located on 1650'  School Road, between School Rd.  and Wyngart Rd. in Gibsons.  For   further   information    call:  Se��-Alr Estatos886<2137or  Safeco Builders Ltd. 683-3291 or  ��� '"���  eveo. 253-9293  BONNIEBROOK  Ponderosa Pine Trailer Court,  Wilson Creek, trailer spaces  available. 885-9012  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOMEPARK  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.  NEWUNIIS  '    SPECIAL  12 x 60 Colony, 2 bedroom limited  addition,    carpeted "livingroom,  fully furnished and decorated.  1976 12 x 68 Colony, 2 bdrm, fully  furnished and decorated.  197612 x 68 Berkshire, 2 bdrm.  fully  furnished and  decorated,  carpeted throughput.    ,  Why pay moire than 3Va% to sell  your home?.   ''.;""'  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  Wanted to  Urgently needed: Room & Board  for male student, quiet & responsible; Please phone 885-3781 if  you can help. For Jan. to June,  will pay reasonable rate.     .  3 - 6 Bedroom House from  Roberts Creek to- Langdale.  .7 ;.,y 886-7196  Classified  886-7817  For Sale by'owner:v3 bdrm post  & beam home near tennis courts,  Gibsons. $35,000. r 886-7566  eves.after4:00.     -  For Sale by owner: Lot li, 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' Rollahome on Gabriola  Island. Must be moved $2,000.  o.b.o. (112) 254-5836 or call  886-8097  Why pay more than 3Va% to sell  your home? '  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  ROBERTS CREEK #3701  Zoned for Vi acre lots, employment transfer dictates sale of  5.4 acres partially groomed for  sub-division. Sunny slope with  Regional water. Asking $45,000.  ECONOLOf #3736  If convenience and size of lot  are factors for you, see this large  level lot in Lower Gibsons for  $15,000.  SETTING OF LARGE TREES ;!  #37387 Lower side Gower Point  Rd. 100' x 135' lot for $16,500/  Regional Water. 7 Jack Warn  evenings at 886-2681.  Will sell for bargain price, 27  acres grazing land, since leased  costs only $30. a month. 885-3303  For Sale by owner: New 1595 sq.  ft. house. Full basement, dbl.  plumbing, 2 fireplaces,-carport,  sundeck, 4 bdrms.; leaded dbl.  glass windows. On large view  lot, Selma Park. Appraised value  $63,000. Selling for $60,000.  885-3773  Comfortable 3 year old 3 bdrm  house with attached carport,  12 x 24' greenhouse, 12 x 16'  shed can also be used as a greenhouse, or workshop. Assumable  $7000. mortgage at 1972 interest  rates. 885-9328       Why pay more than 3Vi% to sell  your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  Lovely; modern three bedroom  home with full basement - Two  fireplaces, carport with outdoor  patio above. Panoramic view of  Georgia Strait and Vancouver  Island. Located on Laurel Road,  Davis Bay. Look for sign #3725.  F.P. $65,000.  WATERFRONT #3636  West Sechelt, executive type  home; two bedrooms up and one  down in full basement. Two  lovely fireplaces, great view of  Trail Islands. House is nestled  in a park-like setting amid nice  tall evergreen trees.  F.P. $98,000.  SECHELT VILLAGE #3751  Two bedroom five year old home  located on the corner of Dolphin  and Ocean - Near Schools, shopping, Hospital, Clinic, and park.  F.P. $42,000. For appointment:  to view,  Pat Murphy  eves,   at  885-9487 ....,  FOR SALE BY OWNER  4V* acres. North Road.   $29,000.  One acre cleared. 886-7579  Fairmont Road: 2 bdrms., large  living room with corner fireplace.  Excellent view, needs work but  good potential. 886-2164 eves.  MUST SOX!  Price reduced to $60,000. By  owner in Gower Print. 2 yr.  old quality built home. 2V. 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  Va acre. $37,000. 1st Mortgage  at 10V4%. 886-9249.  SECHELT VILLAGE #3752  Attractive home 1150 sq. ft.,  close to shops & P. p. Living  room has hardwood floor and  brick fireplace. Two large bedrooms and full basement is partitioned for extra .rooms. Level  lot 66 x 122. Good value at  $44,500.  COUNTRY LIVING #3753  2.6 acres, nearly level, mostly  cleared with developed garden  patch, chicken yard, workshop.  1 bedroom home with bath, on  hydro and phone. . Well with  electric pump, modestly priced  at $23,000.  SEMI WATERFRONT #3748  Delightfully finished 2 bedroom  Gothic Arch home, new in 72.  Well insulated with elec. furnace  for good circulation. Vaulted  ceiling, large sundeck faces  water. Easy care lot. This warm  and cosy retirement home is good  value at only $32,500. Don  Hadden, 885-9504 evenings.  Cars & Trucks"  1972 Pinto hatchback, automatic,  radio, snow tires, excellent cond.  $1600. Call 886-9249   Bus, 1954 - 48 passenger, partly  camperized. Best Offer. 885-9265  1973 Ford Grand Torino Sport,  Air-cond., 8-track stereo, radial  tires, $3250. 886-2565  1958 GMC School Bus, converted  for camping, $3000.886-2565  Wrecking 1959 Oldsmobile 394,  cu in. engine and auto-trans,  power steering etc. 886-9294  1949   Chev,    best   offer,    Call  883-9253  Boats  Choice lot above Selma Park.  88' frontage, lovely view, natural  Dogwood & Arbutus trees close  to sea & shopping. 885-2198  REDROOFFS VACATION #3666  Don't wait for Spring, do it now.  Ideal spot for holiday. Furnished  trailer on fine half acre with all  local services. $18,500. with  only $5,000. down. ~  LARGE VIEW LOT #3734  Harder to find - 108 x 135 Foot  Lot, near level, fully serviced,  2 miles to Sechelt and fine  Western view of Gulf. Full Price  $14,000.  THREE BEDROOM HOME MLS  #3732. Only $35,000. Full Price  for completely refinished home  with Fireplace and oil furnace.  All new kitchen.& floor coverings. Level lot size 90 x 234 feet,  Serviced/ Peter Smith evenings  at885-9463. :  For Sale: 2 good ^ew lots on  Chaster Rd. 1,000 ft. from water-  front, utilities. 886-2887 ;  Motorcycles  1971 Honda 750 cc. 74 engine  with 3000 mi. $1400. O.b.o.  Box 20 Coast News.  For Sale:     250 Ducati,  $200.00  886-9324  ��� Motorcycle*  Repair & Service  All Makes & Models  Save money-Reasonablerates  Dave Boyte: 886-7842 or 886-2877  LOG LOADER  FOR SALE  1973 A.R.7: Patrick rubber  tired log loader with lumber  fork attached. Good mill  yard machine. Has new  $800. Hydraulic pump.  Near, new rubber. Good  condition and heated cab.  Price: $13,500.  Phone B & H Truck &  Diesel at 886-9818.  B & H Truck & Diesel  ���.     .      886-9818  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  Good   selection   of   Fish   Boats  for sale. 883-2403 after 6 p.m.  14Vi' Fiberglass boat & trailer,  folding seats, windshield, 2  canvas tops, 2 heavy duty props,  2 high speed props, 65 HP Merc.  Needs some slight repairs,-  $900.00 Call 886-2761  16' plywood runabout hull, needs  work. $100.00. 886-7382  Buick V-6 with 2 stage Hamilton r  Jet (can be seen at Paul Drakes) .  Chrome     stern     rail,     teleflex-,  steering, console (wired) & Merc  control.     22'  Semi-V boat  ribs  &  Jig.      885-9750   Except   Fri.  eve. or Sat.  15' Fibrefoam, 65 H.P. Evinrude  Best offer. 886-9076    18' LS 302 Ford in A-l. Jet drive,,  rerdytogo. $3500.886-2737  Lost  Two 1965 VW Beetles, one runs,  one  doesn't.   Very   reasonable.  886-2567  1965 Mustang excel, cond. 6 cyl  Auto. $850.00. 1967 Ford % ton  360 cyl. 4 speed, trans. New  motor & trans. Elec. winch, 2  extra rims $1450.886-2904  35 M.P.G. - One owner  1975 Vega Hatchback, 13,000  original miles, 4 speed delux,  beige, G.T., vinyl interior with  dark brown carpet, dark metalic  brown outside with full rally  stripe, mounted snow tires,  radio & tape deck. $2,495.00  886-7411  104 -1964 Van, 6 cyl. standard Va  ton. $650. After 6:885-3369  1967 Ford 6 cyl. Pick-up, $800.  o.b.o. Good shape. 886-7657  1976 Jeep Renegade, V8, power  steering, power brakes, Warn  winch, off road tires & wheels,  8000 mi. Immaculate. 885-3974  Why pay more than 3Va% to  sell your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  Black & white male kitten, 5 mo.  Part Persian, white paws, a flea  collar, orange wool around neck,  lost near Winn Rd. & Fletcher.  REWARD offered. 886-6945       ,  Female white German Shepherd,  answers to'Ravi'. 886-9516  Greyish black & white  Persian  male cat, large size, Pratt Rd.  886-2685  Travel  fr  >tw$_, r.   iPc\s^    -  -*-.. .* ..-. .-,. .-=h,;V  i''Xu  Education  Timber Days  Roberts Creek Auxiliary meeting  The snow played games with  the continuing education classes  last week and instead of kissing  ditches and getting wet socks  we advised people, .to stay at  home and enjoy - the ���..' snowy  scenery from inside their houses.  A number of courses did not  get started due to the weather,  so if you believe that you missed'  a class you might be wrong. In  case your course did start do not  hesitate to show up this week  and the instructor will give you  a resume of what happened at  the first class.  Please note the. changes in  the schedule. 7  The SPANISH class for intermediate and advanced students  is moved from Thursday to Wednesday January 19 at 7:30 p.m.  in Elphinstone. The SPANISH  class for beginners will start tonight at 7:30.  A new MASSAGE COURSE  FOR WOMEN is scheduled for  February 2nd, Wednesday.10:00  a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Public  Health Unit in Gibsons. The  physiotherapists Robi Fosberry  and Mary Walton will teach basic  massage and some relaxation  techniques. The fee is $10.00  for 8 hours, 4 sessions, and-students are asked to bring two  blankets, 2 pillows arid a swim-  suit. Participants with any kind  of ailments are advised to ask  their doctor if massage ' might  have an adverse effect on them.  The class is . limited' to '14, 'so'  please preregister with the coordinator.  The CELESTIAL NAVIGATION course : has .moved from  Pender Harbour to Halfmoon Bay  School. It will'be' commencing  on- Tuesday, January 18th at  7:30 p.m. Bob Fidelman, at  885-2478, who has already taught  three successful courses, will also  be instructing this time. The fee  is $20 for 2!4 hours.      '  . Registration for GYMNASTICS  for elementary and junior secondary students will take place tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Music  Room at the Chatelech Junior  Secondary School. The instructors Wendy Skapski and Ed  Nicholson will inform parents and  students about the schedule when  it is known how many students  are. interested. The fee- is $10  per family for the season or no fee  if = a parent will volunteer as - a  helper. Junior students are  invited to attend classes free of  charge if they are willing to help  coach -elementary school students;--^"''  ; May Parson's Painting Class in  Sechelt is postponed until February 8th, Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.  Preregistration is appreciated..  LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN is a 26 hour program, designed by the Department of  Health for: the Preschool or Day  Care Supervisor's Training Program. ,, The course will examine  the importance - of language in  the normal development of the  young child through lectures, discussion and,field trips and assignments provide opportunities to  examine" those resources and  activities which - promote and  enhance' language development,  the course will be taught by Lynn  Chapman and Donna Shugar and  it starts.on Thursday/ February  3rd 'at 7:30 p>.mi;'.' in'Roberts Creek  Elementary.Sclj��)l../ TheV.fee.is  $20 for 26 hours and: students are  asked to preregister with Coordinator Karin Hoemberg,' at  886-2225, School Board Office. ;  Opera  Sound Construction  N .. -V-  ��� '77- ".���;..  Car pen ter-Con tractor  Interior Finishing 7 ���'���':  :.'- ��� ,x-.' ������;���%. ?'--:-r-r:  -House^Framing ���;..,;'  Concrete Form work ���  Gary Wallinder   886-2316  Box 920       GibsorisNs.    ^  A top rank music event will  take. place, in Gibsons ��� probably  March' 5th when Lyn Vernon,  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ran  Venioh <3oWer /Point ariesa/: an  opera star performing in many  European capitals will appear in  recital in 6ibspns.  Arrangements are in the hands  of her sponsors, Gibsons United  Church choir, for presentation of  this event;which will provide  opera lovers, concert. followers  arid.modernists some outstanding  music. Details of the program  will be announced'as soon as it  becomes availablie.  Well, here he is back again  in 1977 to help us make plans  for Sechelt's Fifth Annual  -Timber Days v Celebration.  Weather permitting, it should  be bigger and better than ever  and more fun. ,���!��� ������'-.���''.'���;  <X The co-ordinating committee  met on Monday, January 10th  and found that although the big  days aren't until May 21-23  there has already been tremen  dous- interest and "response.  - Most individuals and organizations are; well aware that it  is important to be eavly in applying for their space.at Hackett  Park this year as it is to. be  rented put on a first-come,  first-served basis. Many1 applications are already, in,- so if  you wish to take part,, please  write Timber Days Co-ordinating  Committee, ���; /.. c/o Secretary,  Boxl333, Sechelt.  Any assistance or ideas  you  could offer to the good-hearted  citizens  who ��� have  kindly   consented   to  take   charge: of  the  following events will be greatly  appreciated and you will  have  a. great feeling of satisfaction.  Jiist  give  them   a< phone  call.  The  May  Queen   committee  can be reached through Dorothy  Goeson at 885-2539; the Logger  Sports    . committee       through  Graham    Craig    at    885-2792,  and7. the  - Bavarian :  Gardens  committee .'through,, the   Lions  Club; ��� - Chairman Ray Stockwell  at885-9373,    Lew    Baldwin    at  88S-9513.    The Soap Box Derby  committee'j/���can;-.' be     reached  through Dana Bystedt, 885-2928.  The 7 Hot' Dog and  Hamburger  committee    can     be     reached  through the Independent Order  of   Foresters,    B.    Wallis;   the  Hdrshoe, Pitch, is being handled  by   the' Senior   Citizens   Association, Pres. Bill Scott at 885-  2401; the timber Days  Parade  committee    can    be    contacted  through  Mrs';   Lil   Fraser,   885-  2894,  arid  R; Allen,   885-2625:  v We would like to hear: from  someone . willing    to ' sponsor  the-following   attractions ' and  any    other    suggestions    that  might be made,  so hurry aiid  get   your   requests   in   to   oiir  secretary,      Cindy     Partriquin,  885-2074 or Bod  1333,  Sechelt.  A   Sunshine   Coast   Variety  Show - last year's will be hard  to beat. Children Sports - fun  to take part in. War of the Hoses;  Car Rally; Motor Bike Enduro;  Bicycle Races and Rally; Beard-  growing Contest; a nice tea-  garden.  We can use more food concessions, pop and ice-cream stand.  Does anyone feel like doing  a baron of beef or salmon barbeque.  , So far no one has said defi-nitely  that they would sponsor a  Bingo game and we're still  looking for someone to take  charge of a committee to select  and pamper a Timber Boy  as a mascot.  The next meeting will be held  at the Sechelt Village Municipal  Office on "Monday, February  7th at 7.30 P.M.   Please come.  Monday morning January 10th  found a lively gathering at the  \; Golf Club when some thirty mem-  '; bers and associates of the Roberts  ' Creek Hospital Auxiliary held  /their-annual meeting, combined  ; with luncheon and the installation  of the new executive.  Special guest were Mrs.' Muriel  Eggins, Volunteers' Director and  Miss. Ena Harrold, citizen of the  400 Club  The winning prize of $100.00  in the weekly Lions 400 Club  Draw was won this week by  Doreen Crosby of 1728 N. Fletcher Road in Gibsons. The winning . ticket was - drawn by Roy  Milliner.  year. Mrs. Madeline' Grose,  President, took advantage of the  occasion on behalf of the auxiliary  to confer their first Life Membership on Miss Harrold, thanking  her for her moral .and practical  support over the years. Annual  reports submitted showed that  the auxiliary had.been active in  all branches of volunteer work, as  well as serving in the Thrift Shop  and* had had a successful year  financially enabling them to make  a good contribution to the funds  held by the Co-ordinating council.  In closing, Mrs. Grose thanked  all the members for the co-operation given her during her term'  of office and assured the president-elect that she would receive  the same warm help.  The meeting, then adjourned  and a happy half hour was enjoyed followed by an excellent  lunch prepared by the Golf Club  staff. Miss Harrold then kindly  installed the 1977 executive,  namely, President: Mrs. Wilma  Rodgers, Vice-President: Mrs.  : Pauline. Lamb, Treasurer:  Mrs.  YOUR GATEWAYTO THE  FUNANDSUN  For all your travel arrangements,  contact Lynn Szabo, graduate  of Canadian Travel College.  PLAN AHEAD  While the choice is still  yours.:  Let-us help make your holiday .  dream come true.  PENINSULA  TRAVEL  AGENCY  Dental Block Gibsons  886-2855  Toll free 682-1513  ^X* at^^9tM^ 1^9*^990 *iaW^^#^^^ ^aW ^aW ^S^^Mp ^^* ^aV ^X* ^Mt  ^i^^^i^j* *f* *$* *w^*r**^*^^ ^^ ^^ ^f* *^ ^^ *^ ^p *  We have some quite umuual '  Sterling Sflver Charms ���oiteble  for all moods, come and see them  soon. Miss Bee's, Sechelt. :  . ^lp^^#^S# s^^ ^sW *^t* *m9+ ^Mp ^^p ^a^ ^aW ^mm^ ^*<* ^aW ^l# ^s^"  ��� *J* ^^^ ^9^ ^^^ ^%^ ^^^ *J* ^9^ ^^* ^^* ^^* ^^^ ^^^ f^ ^j^ ^^ "     . ...    .       ,.^v  Dorothy Bruce, Secretary: Mrs. .  Neva Newman and Membership:,  Mrs. Jean Carey.  Whittaker  House  Whittaker House is lining up  a varied selection of arts for dis--  play in the next few weeks.  Martin Peters of Roberts Creek  has presently a display of his  Cold Mountain Pottery appearing  there and during the week of  January 17th-22nd the Sketch  Club are having a showing at  the local arts centre. '  ��� pine Cry With Me  ': Sendyour letters to Ann Napier  c/o Coast News, P.O. Box 460,  Gibsons.  Have yon questions on life In  general or sex In particular?  Write Ann Napier. Only a small  percent of your letters can be  answered In this weekly printing,  so If yon enclose your name and  address only Initials will be used  publicly. Some letters will be  answered by mall.  Have you questions on life in  general or sex ' in particular?  Write Ann Napier. Only a small  percept of. your letters can be  answered in this weekly printing  so if you/enclose.your name and  address, only initials will be used  publicly- some letters will be  answered by mail.   "     .  Mrs. P. writes:   \  We are in our middle years,  what can I do for a lagging sex  Kfe?  Dear Mrs. P.;  ���. At this particular period in time  you don't have to inspire him as  often; So if you are good natured,  fun to be whh and understanding,  perhaps you need to be more  exotic and strange for him. You  might change the style and colour  of your hair, wear a different perfume  - Belogia or Charlie are  nice. ' A hew nightie is a good  stimulant - men in general still  respond to black sheer nighties  and lace. Wear pretty underwear. You feel more feminine  and appealing/You may have to  wait for warmer weather to  launch your campaign.  Mrs. A. writes from Aberdeen,  Washington: ���  My husband doesn't bathe  often enough and he resists my  efforts to make him do so. He is  amorous and wonders at my lack  of response. What dp you  suggest?  Dear Mrs. A.:  It's the old story, you can lead  a horse to water,.but getting him  in takes strategy. The best way  to get your gamey spouse in a  tub is to suggest getting in with  him. Fun with soap and water.  We all enjoy a back scrub and  excuse the pun, a bit of horse  play. He's loveable again and the  intimacy will do you both some  good.  Mrs. E.:  My husband wants to sleep  with his socks on. It is very funny  to me and when he wants to make  love, I can't take him seriously.  . Dear Mrs. E.:       .  These cold nights you're lucky  he doesn't cover up more than his  feet. I'd suggest turning out all  the lights - or hide his socks.  YEAR-END CLEARANCE  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  YEAR-END  CLEARANCE  886-7919  BRAND NEW!  1976 Toyotas while stock lasts  $SAVE$       7  Example:  1976 Toyota Corolla Liftback  Reg. $4391.00 SALE $4084.00  1969 Volvo 142S  2Dt. Automatic  $1995.00  1976 Toyota Corolla  Station Wagon  Reg. $4491.00 SALE $4140.00  CHOICE USED CARS  1968 Buick Convertable  One Owner  $1995.00  1973 Nova Tudor  3 cyL Auto Trans.  $2995.00  1972 Plymouth Fury II  H.T. V8-Auto. P.S PB.  $1995.00  1973 Toyota Corolla  2 Door  $2195.00  1974 Toyota Pick-up  $2895.00  1969 Chrysler Newport  2 Dr: H:T.-V8; Automatic  P.S.P.B.  $1650.00  1970 Chrysler  4Dr.H.T.V8,P.S.P.B.  Automatic, Radio  $1995.00  1969 Datsun 510  Sedan  $595.00  1968 Buick Electra  Convertable  V8, Automatic, P.S. P.B.  $1995.00  l%9Pontiac  2Dt.H,T.V8  P.S. Automatic  $1195.00  ~~~ 1976 Corolla  2 Door  $3550.00  1966 Ford  2Dr.H.T.V8  Automatic, P.S. P.B.  4 Radials - 2 Radial Snow Tires  $1200.00  1973 Ford  200 Van  V8, Auto. Transmission  $3495.00  1967 Dodge Dart  4 Door, Automatic  $1650.00  1973 Dodge Polara  Sedan, V8, Automatic  P.S. P.B.  $2295.00  1971 Toyota Corolla  2 Dr. 1200 Automatic  $1195.00  1970 Corona  Station Wagon  $1895.00  1966 Pontiac  2 Dr. H.T. V8, P.S.  Automatic, Clean  $1050.00  1971 Ford Galaxie  500, 4 Dr. H.T. V8  Automatic, P.S. P.B.  SPECIAL  $995.00  BANK FINANCING AVAILABLE  Agents For:  NORTH SHORE TOYOTA  MDL01342A  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  886-7919  ^ January 18,1977  Interior shot of the luxury mobile home made out of a converted school  bus which belongs to Sandy Gibb of Roberts Creek.  The bus was con  verted by Alan May and King Anderson of Roberts Creek.  See detailed  story this page.  Local craftsmen producing quality mobile homes  Sandy Gibb of Roberts Creek is  the proud owner of the twenty-  four foot Bluebird bus. pictured  on these pages which has been  turned into a luxury mobile home  by two residents of the Creek.  Features of the mobile home include a three-burner propane  stove and oven and a three-way  fridge which operates on propane. 12 volt or 110 volt energy  supplies. Other features include  kitchen and bathroom sinks with  hot and cold water systems,  many smart cupboards ' and  storage areas, a flush toilet in  the shower  compartment.     The  dining area becomes a double  bed and the couch becomes upper  and lower bunks. There is an  AM-FM stereo cassette player  with detachable speakers, turn  high back swivel bucket seats  up front. The interior woodwork  is done in teak and everywhere  there is evidence of quality craft-  manship.  The men responsible for the  design and construction of the  bus-mobile home are Allen May  and King Anderson. May is a  journeyman shipwright from  England. Since 1971 he has been  building custom racing sailboats  in Vancouver. Many' of these  boats have sailed in international  competitions. For example the  ���'Fred Again", a Kirby quarter  tonner came seventh in recent  world quarter-ton championships.  Recently May has been specializing in custom interior woodwork and now lives in Roberts  Creek.  King Anderson studied art at  the Vancouver School of Art from  1961-1965. During the sixties  he exhibited artwork and travelled. He has lived in Roberts  Creek since 1970 and has played  his  twelve-string  guitar  in   Ro  berts Creek. Gibsons, Vancouver,  Victoria. Edmonton, Toronto, and  Los Angeles. Anderson has done  the artwork for Duthie's Bookstores since 1968 and the artwork  and specialized display for Lynn  Canyon Ecology Centre in North  Vancouver. Leading up to the  bus project. Anderson has done  several carpentry projects including the Allan Crane residence. Habitat Forum, etc.  After Sandy Gibb and his  family return from the inaugural  run and vacation in California.  May and Anderson will have an  Open Bus for all to see in Gibsons  and Sechelt. Interested members  of the public are invited to watch  for the announcement which will  appear in February.  BLACK & WHITE  REALTY  $33,900!  3 Bedroom residence and one  room cottage located on 158 x 115  corner lot with immediate beach  access to Porpoise Bay. This  property may be subdividable  into 2 lots with septic approval.  VANCOUVER 684-1351  TENDERS WANTED  To clear Selma Park General  Store site. Write 757 Durward St.  Vancouver. Phone 873-6003.  TED HUME  SERVICES  AUTHORIZED  Cssb]  OPENING SOON!  Home  Equipment  Dealer  FURNACES  HOT WA TER HEA TERSj  HUMIDIFIERS  CUSTOMIZED  WARM AIR  HEATING SYSTEMS  CALL  886-2951  Opening 4:30 p.m. January 26th  at the Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons  A Warm Welcome  Awaits You  At  YOSM'S  -8015  RESTAURANT886  Our Specialities are Authentic Hong Kong Chinese Cuisine  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  NEED TIRES''  ' Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on  Highway '07  Phone 886-2700  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   PLYWOOP  (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  (Qurst electric TLtb.  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    V0N3A0  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  All Work Guaranteed  TIDELINE  Plumbing and Heating Contractors  ROBERT W.ALLEN  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St., Box 607  RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES  Bernie Mulligan  886-9414  Denis Mulligan  ��V  BEELECTRIClrd.  )  Box 860  Phone 886-7605  "POWER    TO    THE    PEOPLE"  Gibsons  886-2951  TED HUME SERVICES  Parts. Service. Installations  Stoves.   Furnaces,   Heaters,   etc.  Certified Instrument Mechanic  Gibsons. B.C.  Free Estimates  Everything for your building Needs  Phone 886-2291-2  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines, etc.  >h 885-2921  Roberts   Creek  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  RAY COATES PLUMBING  Contract Renovations & Service Work  886-7695  ANDREA5SEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS GO.) Per  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR    Andreassen  Serving the Sunshine Coast  886-9439 General Delivery Hopkins Landing, B. C.  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949 '  ROY & WAGENAAR  LAND SURVEYORS  CIVIL ENGINEERS  Marine Building Wharf Street  B.C.  885-2332  Sechelt, B. C.  2625  Sechelt, B. C.  Res. 885-9581  ROBINSON'S TV  Service Depot for  PHILIPS -ZENITH PANASONIC -- ADM IRAL  FLEETWOOD DEALER  FORMERLY NEVENS'   MASTERCHARGE  Phone 886-2280  J&CELECTRONICS  & APPLIANCES  Charles (Chuck) Stephens  :     SALES and SERVICE  MARINE ELECTRONICS                      INGLIS & PHILIPS  Sechelt Across from Red & White 885-2568  PAJAK   ELECTRONICS  CO. LTD.  , RCA & ELECTROHOME  Authorized Dealer  886-7333 Sales and Service Gibsons  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 886-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     RR. 1, Gibsons  |      | Ron Olson i  I     Iresidenti  I       I COMMERC  886-7844       SPECTRON    Lionell Speck 886-7962  SHEET METAL & HEATING   3ox 710, Gibsons  DENTIAL& 886-9717 ELECTRIC & OIL  COMMERCIAL  GAS FURNACES  HEATING & VENTILATION  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  nycrest Plaza  886-2231  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS  READY-MIX   CONCRETE-GRAVEL  GENERAL PAINT  .886-2642 Highway 101 -Gibsons  886-7833  GIBSONS  TELEPHONE ANSWERING  Service - Phone 886-2231  MACK'S NURSERY   Phone 886-2684  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  R.R. 2 Free Estimates  Marv Voler.  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-9597  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEWEASY  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2725  Gibsons  GIBSONS LANES  OPEN BOWLING HOURS  SATURDAY 7-11 pm FRIDAY9-11 pm  SUNDAY    2-5pm   9-11 pm  C    &    S  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  885-9713  MIDNIGHT TRUCKING  GRAVEL���FILL  ROAD MULCH ��� DRAIN ROCK  Ph. 886-7864 R.R. 2, Gibsons, B.C.  B.MacK WELDING  BRAD MACKENZIE  Portable Welding  886-7222  STANHILSTAD  ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  OR REROOFING  R.R. 1. Port Mellon Highway        Phone 886-2923  J.B. EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage, installation  ��� Dump Truck ���Backhoe  ��� Cat  ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cabinetsand Fixtures -fr 30 Years Experience  Expert Finishing   -fc Kitchen Remodelling A Soecialtv  R. BIRKIN M^ofewdiry  885-3417 Beach   Ave..   Roberts   Creek  885-3310  SPECIALTY MACHINE WORKS  ,   MANUFACTURE OF MACHINE PARTS  SHAKE FROES DRAW KNIVES  CUSTOM AND MARINECASTING.    GENERAL MACHINE WORK I  HUGH BAIRD "^"'"twoRKI  Opposite Sechelt Legion    885-2523 Days   885-2108 Eves.  I  ^ Coast News, January 18,1977  11  Mrs. Sheila Kitson of Gibsons  recently attended a meeting in  Ottawa of the Canadian Consumer Council. Mrs. Kitson was  appointed to the council last  summer for a two-year term.  The Canadian Consumer Council, which has a total of 23 members, meets regularly in private  with the Consumer and Corporate  Affairs Minister in Ottawa. Its  function is to provide him with  independent, non-governmental  views and advice at  the  early  development stages of his department's major programs and  legislation. Equally important  the council provides the minister  with an important source of knowledge and understanding of how  different Canadians view major  issues affecting consumers.  The most widely known of the  recent appointees is probably  Montreal Canadiens goaltender  Ken Dryden, whose off-ice energies have been devoted to activist  consumer law both in Canada and  with the Ralph Nader group in  the U. S. They range from a  working farmer, to prominent  academic and legal figures, all  expert in various consumer interest fields, from the secretary-  general of a major trade union  organization, to a small-town  department store manager. And  geographically, from a weekly  newspaper editor in Newfoundland's outports to Mrs. Kitson of  Gibsons, B. C, nurse, home-  maker and activist in various  community organizations.  The men of the Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department, ever alert, are  pictured on a recent call in the Granthams Landing area.   Fortunately  in this case the fire was only a chimney fire and no serious property  damage or personal injury was incurred.  Profiles of this place  The whys and hows  of recycling  by Bruce Wilson  Although history is recorded by  names and dates, the real history  of a town is related to and ultimately affected by the people  dwelling therein. It is in the tales  of human foible or greatness with  their humor, pathos and heroism  that the soul of a community is  laid bare. The following is one  such Gibsons Landing story that  happens to be a personal favorite.  Fire! The homeowners most  dreaded enemy. Fire I The siren  screamed through the early morning stillness.      <��}  ;���:;.  In the houses of twenty-odd  volunteer firemen a familiar  scene-was being repeated. Dad,  shot bolt-awake scrambling into  clothes and boots while mom or  one of the kids hurriedly phoned  the   fire   call   number.      Click I  "Hello!"  "Where is it?"  "Johnny's 'shack, Charman  Canyon!"  Running to the door, yelling the  message to dad who is already  halfway to the' car. With a  shouted "Okay" he's gone in a  haste that only fear can create, a  fear known only to firemen, of  someone trapped inside a burning  building where every seconds  delay could cost a life.  7 The scene of this particular  blaze was a tiny 8 by 12 foot,  cedar-sided shake-roofed shack  which for some time had served  as a home to Johnny C, who it  seems had simultaneously fallen  upon hard times and into disaccord with his family. Into the  shack "Old John" as he was  known had moved an old army  cot, a table of the kitchen variety,  a couple of chairs and his personal stuff which left just enough  rooVn, if one was careful of his  footing, to walk from door to  bed.VHis cooking was done on an  old wood stove just outside the  door and he obtained his water  from a little creek behind the  'house*.  Let the reader not despair over  the plight of "Old John" for he  had chosen this life as surely as  it had chosen him. Once he had  been a master carpenter of some  repute, indeed of legend. Many  a story is told locally of how John,  in whose hands tools assumed a  life unknown to most, would make  difficult angle cuts or intricate  fits on'cabinet corners with only  a piece of string of the naked eye  for measuring. Carpentry as a  profession, however, subjects one  to long periods of lay-offs,  idleness and boredom which in  time John increasingly devoted  to a penchant for a 'wee spot  of the grape'. I seek neither to  glamorize nor condemn but to  spin the tale. Suffice it to say that  as the times of wine began to  equal the times of work, John  moved away from hearth, home  and family; into, a time of little  responsibility and his even littler  cabin: His wants were simple and  easily satisfied. Companionship  supplied by the drinking buddies  who would stop by, weekly visits  to see the kids and share a meal  with the 'missus', and the myriad  of little kids passing through on  our way to great adventure and  contraband cigarettes * further  up the canyon. Always were we  greeted with a whistled "Hey  Kiddo!" and invited to make ourselves at home and pass time at  "Old John's" place.  When the first of the firemen  arrived one wall and the entire  roof of the shack were aflame, the  roof beginning to.sag and fall in  upon itself. Before the truck had  stopped firemen were jumping  down and amidst .the cries of  "Where's John?" and shouting  instructions of procedure, charged the door of the cabin to save  any or all within.  The chief rushed the smoke  filled room, to be stopped short  at the sight of John brushing  hot embers from his hair with one  hand and with the other casuallv  (under the circumstances) gathering together a few belongings  including the, by this time, inevitable bottle of wine. With a  minimum of effort but a great  deal of haste at the prospect of  being trapped beneath the rapidly  crumbling roof, the chief got John  out of the building and safely  ensconced on a slight hummock  thirty feet removed from thev  jblaze. "X.''."" *.'  t; A police car arrived at the  scene. The officer spotting John  sitting slightly removed from the  action, the only person there not  actively involved in fire fighting  proceeded to question him.  "Was there anyone in there?",  he inquired hesitantly, succumbing to the firemans fear.  "Why yes officer, there was,  sir", replied John with his customary politeness.  "Do you know who owns this  place?"  "Yes, sir, I do!"  "Ah", the officer said with relief in his voice, "where did the  fire start?"  ' 'Why I do believe'', responded  John with a touch of gentle irony,  "that it began in the master  bedroom!"  Well, it looks like this is going  to become a regular column about  recycling,: thanks to, the Coast  News. Probably a,good place to  start would be to talk about the  difference between the garbage  of a household that does recycle  and one that doesn't. In other  words, why I recycle.     V  I remember those bad: old days  when every so often I had to  cart this bag full of nasty smelling  slop, grungy tin cans and assorted other awful looking things  out to a can full of similar nasties.  As I recall, the can had invariably  beehVturned oyer and its contents'  rifled through by the local canines  (including my own). I can remember the joy of replacing these  nasties in said container.  Thats all changed since I started recycling. Now, I take a great  deal of pride in the condition of;  my garbage. MY garbage is  CLEAN! Anything the chickens  won't eat goes in the compost  bucket. Somehow, slop never  looks so vile when it's in a bucket  and on its way to doing me and  the world some good.  Any tin cans I have are washed  out with the regular dishes, de-  ended, stepped on and thrown in  a box. (You'd be amazed how  many flattened tin cans one small  box can hold.)  Jars are also washed out with  the dishes and placed in another  box.   (Anything that had alcohol  by Tom Haigh  in it is usually totally empty and  sterile anyway, so they just go  right in the box.)  I have one more box handy for  any papers I don't use to start  -fires with  (flyers, bills,  letters,  etc.).  �� This may sound like a lot of  containers to deal with, but the  ���j beautiful   thing   about   recycled  garbage is that it compacts, so  none of them fill up very often.  I  still have to have a "dump" garbage for those awful plastic and  styrofoam   things   the*   grocery  stores keep giving you, but because that is all that goes in it,  iriy   "dump"   can   hasn't  filled  up in" months,  and dogs don't  eat plastic.    Of course, just to  keep the beasts totally at bay, I  rinse out all my yogurt and cottage cheese containers. You see,  recycling becomes a mania after'  a "while.    You get so you can't  stand    smelly,    ugly    garbage.  Remember, cleanliness is next to  godliness or you are what you  didn't eat.  Please send any household  recycling tips or questions you  might have to Peninsula Recycling, Box 907, Sechelt, B. C.  For all your Carpets  T. Sinclair  885-9327  CLEAR OUT  of Discontinued Lines  HOCKEY EQUIPMENT - 33Va% OFF  HOCKEYlSTICKS -15% OFF  BASEBALL BATS - 33V3% OFF  BASEBALL SWEATERS & CAPS - 33 Va % OFF  LADIES & CHILDRENS FIGURE SKATES - 33Va% OFF  CURLING BROOMS-Reg. $11.95-$12.95 SALE $8.75 and $9.45  CURLING GLOVES - Reg. $12.95 SALE $9.50  CURLING SHOES - Reg. $24.95 SALE $16.00  Some INTERLUX PAINT-50% OFF  TENNIS SHORTS & SHIRTS-50% OFF  15 GAL. GAS TANK - Reg. $90.00 SALE $60.00  SCUBA TANKS Tested 1975 - SALE $75.00 each  SCUBA TANK PACKS - SALE $20.00  SCUBA AIR REGULATORS - SALE $45.00  BOAT LADDERS - Reg. $40.15 - $35.00 NOW $30.00 to $25.00  16 oz. OMC. OIL - SALE 75c Each  HYDRAULIC MOTOR LIFT - Reg. $69.95 SALE $49.95  EZZ-IN MOTOR TILT - Reg. $8.65 SALE $5.65  CANOE BRACKET - Reg. $26.95 SALE $20.00  PROFESSIONAL DIVING FLIPPERS - Reg. $24.95 SALE $20.00  VOLTAGE METERS - Reg. $16.50 SALE $8.25  OIL PRESSURE METERS - Reg. $16.50 SALE $8.25  POWER TRIM METERS-Reg. $16.50 SALE $8.25  FUEL METERS - Reg. $16.50 SALE $8.25  WlLCOX ANCHOR CHOCKS - Reg. $16.50 SALE $8.50  DYNALITE FL'a'SHLITE - Reg. $12.99 SALE $6.99  1 Vz H.P. MOTOR BRACKET - Reg. $51.39 SALE $31.39  PORTABLE CHEMICAL TOILETS - Reg. $29.95 SALE $20.95  CLAM CLEATS - 50% OFF  ALL SALES FINAL  ALL SPORTS MARINE INC.  886-9303  GIBSONS, B.C.  Coast Furnishings  OPPOSITE ELPHINSTONE SECONDARY  Opening Soon  ���  CERAMIC TILES    *  DANISH TEAK    ��� DRAPERIES  ��� FULL RANGE OF CARPETING  * EXPERIENCED INSTALLERS  WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SERVING  THE SUNSHINE COAST.  LEON KAZAKOFF, PROPRIETOR 886-9093  ���;��� s 12.  Coast News, January 18,1977.  ROAM AT HOME  If you are the type who never  likes to throw anything away,  perhaps you have an earthly  patron saint in the tiny community of Harrison Mills.  The "saint", aided and abetted  by his wife of 47 years, is Acton  Kilby, proprietor of Kilby's store,  a man who is a self-proclaimed  pack rat. Their store is the perpetuation of the old fashioned  village store of the early 1900's  and is now a provincial government historic site. It is a shrine  that shouldn't be missed by anyone who has nostalgia in his veins  and who hankers for the days  that used to be.  Kilby's store sits behind a  dike that protects it from the  ravages of high water on the  Fraser, just as it has done since  1904 when it was opened by  Acton's father, Thomas. And to  look at it and the stock on its  shelves, you can't help believing  it hasn't changed since.  The old general store was  opened by the senior Kilby until  1928, when young Acton and his  bride Jessie took it over. The  village post office was part of the  premises and they ran that until  it was closed in the 1960's. They  also operated a dairy farm until  the devastating floods of 1948  that saw the demise of many of  their cattle. From then on it  was the general store alone.  Today, the couple continue to  operate the premises but their  main concern is making the visitors who come from all parts of  the continent welcome to an experience in history.  The ancient showca'ses are  filled with memorabilia of bygone  days. There are oil lamps, flintlock rifles, horse shoes, and  square nails. There is a typewriter patented in 1909. The  showcases themselves are heirlooms.  At the rear of the main store  there are two floors of accumulated bits and pieces of history  that Acton Kilby just couldn't  throw away. Each has a story  to tell.  Along with the accumulation of  hardware and softgoods, the Kil-  bys kept extensive scrapbooks  which document the history of  their long span in the area. Pictures of the 1938 and 1948 floods  and stories of events that high  lighted the years are all there.  However, the best part of visiting Kilby's store is meeting the  Kilbys themselves. The proprietor says he'll never see 85  again and his unsquelchable  sense of humour shines through  when he talks about the past.  There is a chuckle in his smile  and Mrs. Kilby is just as warm  and friendly. She was once described as the type who should  be everybody's mother and it  fits.  Most of Harrison Mills is gone-  the victim of flood, fire and a  changing society, but Kilby's  store remains. To find it you  follow the Lougheed Highway  (Highway 17) east through Harrison Mills, across the Harrison  River Bridge. Watch for the sign  a few hundred yards past the  bridge.  From Highway No. 1 take the  Agassiz Harrison cutoff on Highway 9 through Agassiz to Lougheed and proceed west. The  Kilby Museum sign is about one  mile (a kilometre and a half)  from the bottom of ' Woodside  Mountain. It is a trip you'll  never forget.  Leftovers can be delicious  Pity the lowly leftovers! We  often complain about them, but  where would our budgets be without them? Leftovers may be a  little short on reputation, but  they're long on delicious uses.  Here are some informative tips,  short suggestions and full-fledged recipies to help you see them  as a culinary challenge rather  than a culinary catastrophe.  The secret is to plan ahead!  Plan big dinners and future leftover uses at the same time. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers immediately to prevent spoilage...  and use as soon as possible. A  lot of things are lovelier the  second time around if you follow  these suggestions:  Use sauce and gravy mixes  to disguise and extend leftover  meat and vegetables.  Save liquids drained from canned vegetables to use in soups,  stews, chowders and sauces.  Wrap leftover meats or vegetables in foil for easy reheating  in oven.  Add a tasty topping to leftover  vegetable or meat casseroles  with shredded cheddar cheese or  grated Parmesan cheese.  Use leftover mashed potatoes  for casserole toppings, fried  potato patties or potato soup.  Heat cubed potatoes, chopped  onions, green pepper and celery  in a small amount of salad dressing for a quick and easy hot  potato salad.  Make old-fashioned creamed  vegetables modern by using a  white sauce for almost any vegetable   and   add   a   glamourous  topping  with   grated   Parmesan  cheese.  Add leftover diced fruit -  apples, peaches or bananas - to  pancake orfritter batter.  Heat leftover canned fruit and  syrup with cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve as a hot compote  with a main course.  Make meat salads with finely  chopped ham or turkey; then use  as a canape spread or sandwich  filling.  Make chop suey with bean  sprouts, water chestnuts, soy  sauce and leftover cooked beef,  chicken, pork, carrots, peas or  green beans.  Fill an omelet with a mixture  of shredded cheddar cheese,  diced cooked potatoes, chopped  ham and green onions.  Make a simple Stroganoff with  cubed cooked beef, gravy and  sour cream added just before  serving. Serve on noodles.  Have a hearty hash by chopping left over cooked beef, pork,  ham or turkey, combining with  diced potatoes, onion and green  pepper. Then heat in a skillet  with a small amount of gravy.  For a quick stew, heat cubes of  cooked roast beef with leftover  carrots, potatoes, peas, etc., in  gravy and add a dash of basil,  parsley and a little dry red wine.  Food Advisory Division, Agriculture Canada has developed  two recipes, "Pork Rice Casserole" and "Holiday Ham Pie"  to help you see leftovers for what  they really are...a great excuse  to go creative while staying  solvent.  Pork and Rice Casserole  Vi cup uncooked rice  Vi cup chopped onion  Vi cup diced celery  119 oz. can tomatoes  Vi tsp. salt  Dash pepper  Vi tsp. dry mustard  Vi tsp. basil  Va tsp. oregano leaves  3 cups diced cooked pork  1 Vi cups grated cheddar cheese  Combine rice, onion, celery,  tomatoes and seasonings. Pour  into greased baking dish, cover  and bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees F. Add pork and 1 cup  cheese. Cover and continue  baking 15 minutes more. Sprinkle with remaining Vi cup cheese  and broil until cheese is golden  (2 or 3 minutes). 6 servings.  Holiday Ham Pie  Pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie  2 beaten eggs  1 cup cottage cheese  Dash pepper  2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese  1 cup grated Swiss cheese  1 Vi cups diced cooked ham  Line 9-inch pie plate with half  the pastry. Combine remaining  ingredients and pour into pie  shell. Make lattice topping with  remaining pastry. Bake 10  minutes at 450 F; reduce heat to  350F and continue baking until  crust is golden (30 to 40 min.).  Let stand 10 minutes before  serving. 6 servings.  ���*���*���  Dollar  FOODS  rra  r. j*   ~ ��* f-mx    ��       zn  ON  THESE  DAYS!  Phone 886-2257  HOLIDAY AND  SUNDAY HOURS:  10: AM - 5: PM  Dollar  FOODS  GIBSONS  ft ii>#  WHITE  Boneless  l��#l   |/\l     I- Govt, inspected  l/VHC~j|_'F Canada Grjde   A   Beet  ROUND STEAKS  Govt. Inspected   Canada Grade 'A' Beef  BONELESS  RUMP  ROASTS  Ib. $1.79  Govt. Inspected   Choice/Grain Fed  PORK  SIDE  SPARERIBS  Ib. 99c  Govt. Inspected  SIDE BACON *"��'���'�����  Ib. $1.19  Govt. Inspected  SLICED BOLOGNA  16oz. Pkg.  99  Canada Grade A #1  MUSHROOMS  lb. 99c  Number One  ONIONS  3lb. Bag 39'  lljSiililjiS^  1  Sea Lord  ^MUWU^UUM^Witt  PINK SALMON      89  Fancy  Red Delicious Golden Delicious  Mackintosh  APPLES  3 lb. 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