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 ufS$P~        r-  Illegal Business charge  A letter from a group of Sechelt businessmen sparked fire  into Thursday nights Regional \ Board meeting. The letter  protested "illegal business operations in areas zoned Rl, R2  and agricultural" and accused the board of "turning a blind  eye" to the situation. The letter signed by Peninsula Motors  of Sechelt, Sechelt Esso Service, Sechelt Shell Service, Standard  Motors of Sechelt and Brian's Auto Body, reads in part, "in  order to operate legitimate businesses on the Sechelt Peninsula, we were required to locate them in areas already zoned  commercial; we were required to abide by all provincial regulations which apply to our type of business, i.e., building regulations, fire regulations, extra taxes for commercial zoning,  increased utility rates and Workers Compensation, etc.; we  believe that competition is healthy, however we also believe  that anyone operating a similar (business in this area should  be required to abide by the same yules and regulations we are."  Division Manager L. R. Reesor explains  how the pollution situation which has  delayed   Pacific   Rim   Aggregates   con  struction of an overflow discharge  has been resolved. Regional Director  Barry Pearson listens attentively.  "When we went into business", said Mrs. Mattishaw of  Brians Auto Body, "we were  forced into a piece of property  that was completely unsuited to  us, that was the only piece available...as it stands now, I would  be further ahead to sell my business; move out onto agricultural  land; buy ten acres and operate  out there moonlighting until  someone complains."  The letter specifically referred  to Peter Bandi's Brougham Auto  Body, situated in an Rl Zone at  the top of Davis Bay hill and the  Sechelt Collision enterprise which  operates out of a barn in the R2  ��� Zoned area of West Sechelt.  Planner Paul Moritz stated  7LC.B.C. records indicate these  businesses were indeed being run  and accounted for two jobs, per  month each through the North  Vancouver office, he contacted  Mr. Bandi who said that he,  (Mr. Bandi), employs no one else  in his operation and has been  operating for some years. Records show that Mr. Bandi has  been paying commercial water  rates since 1972 and that he. may  indeed have' a non-conforming  property lease claim which would  protect his operation under law.  The other operation will, however, have to go.  Director Barry Pearson expressed concern over the lack of  available commercial and industrial land, "We're seven to eight  years behind schedule right  now," he said, "and that's the  whole problem." "You can't  tell someone to move out tomorrow without somewhere to go,  that would just be an extra hardship...if we tell someone to get  out of where they are right now,  where do we send them?" He  continued, "I think property must  be set aside for commercial and  industrial usage to give people  a choice!"    7  "That's a problem that we,  (the Regional Board) will haye to  contend with," countered Director Mulligan, "give them the opportunity to relocate elsewhere,  if they fail to comply, shut them  down!"  Director Hoemberg said they  should, "enforce the bylaw,  that's what its there fori..the bylaw has the provision to take them  to the courts...the point is these  people are in an illegal situation  and we cannot condone that."  The regional board will enforce  their bylaws.  Local constable is pictured in action at Gibsons  Elementary School during the recent Safety  Campaign which was conducted in the schools  ofthe area by our local police.  Police news  Regional Board News  i  Pollution controlled  School Boarrfiat Pender     Budget  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District's planning committee  withdrew its objections to a  Pollution Control Board permit  allowing Pacific Rim Aggregates  to construct an over-flow discharge from their settling pond  into the nearby ocean. Mr. L. R.  Reesor, the company's division  manager, assured the representatives that the plant is presently  operating under water-recycling  conditions and must meet level  A requirements of less than SO  parts per million residue in water  in their discharge.  His presentation included  crystal clear samples taken from  the pond and the pipeline mea  suring 6.8 and 5.2 parts per  million respectively as compared  to 0.8 in ordinary tap water.  Explaining that the Pollution  Control Board had asked the  company to apply for an 'amendment to the original bylaw,.Mr.  Reesor continued that the overflow would be used only in times  of emergency i.e. excessive rainfall or plant breakdown and to  prevent destruction by erosion  of the settling pond. "We have  been monitoring the flow since  September 7th and there has  been no discharge at all," he  said. The committee withdrew  its objections providing the outfall be utilized only under overflow conditions.  Secret Cove approved  A proposed subdivision and  marina development which a  fortnight ago was voted down by  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District met with approval  this week after the developer  reduced the number of dwellings  in the plan to the less than 30  unit figure suggested by the  board.  The regular density of subdivision housing could not be  initially approved because of the  steepness of the site therefore  the matter was taken to public  hearing for consideration and  recommendation. Of major concern to board members and residents of the area were condominium-type housing, destruction  of the terrain and adequate  water supply; as the project  manager had tested a well to  38 gallons per minute, (adequate  for a 100 house development),  reduced the number of units to  29 single family dwellings and  allowed for 30 foot clearances  between buildings which could  be left in their natural state, the  board felt he had met his end of  the agreement and unanimously  voted approval in principle to the  project.  Two residents of the Cove who  spoke against the development  seemed to feel that even Director  Mulligan's humorously suggested six houses in the area  would . meet with their disapproval.  Protection  With a promise of "You'll  be hearing a lot more of this.",  Area 'A' representative Jack  Paterson gave your reporter a  copy of the following letter at  ���theclose of this week^sre^onal  board meeting; The letter was  addressed to Regional Board  Planner, Paul Moritz.  "Area "A's" Area Planning  Committee would like to have the  inter-tidal and below-tidal waters  of the Skookumchuck area declared a 'marine preserve' -not  to ban fishing; but to prevent  despoliation and removal of the  very rare denizens of marine  life by divers and by visitors  to Skookumchuck Park (the red  coral; the pink, white, and grey  sponges; the coloured sea-snails;  the rare anemonies and sea-  cucumbers, etc.)  There is some urgency as this  is a newly-publicized area of  interest and will be on T.V. and  a book is now in circulation.  We'd like a simple petition, as  above, to go through the board,  and to both governmental Environment Departments. Could  you write up a petition or resolution for us as soon as possible?''  The regular. School Board  meeting held on Thursday, February 10th, took place in one of  the portable classrooms of the  temporary school in Pender Harbour. It featured a report from  the staff and students of Pender  harbour Secondary and a report  from some staff members of  'Ma^eiiaPark'EiemehtafySchool.  One of the highlights of the  staff report from Pender Harbour  was the totem pole carving program. Industrial Arts instructor  Bruno Dombrowski introduced  carver Lyle Forbes who volunteered his assistance when the  fire at Pender Harbour Secondary  School left the students without  a shop for the industrial arts  program.  Mr. Forbes gave the meeting  a brief explanatory background  on totem poles. His interest in  them, he said, had come from a  childhood spent all over the B.C.  coast with a father who was a  logger in most of the major camps  on the coast. Forbes paid tribute  to Doug Fielding of Jervis Tugs  Ltd. who had donated the logs  for the project.  Principal Holmes of Pender  Harbour Secondary in his remarks to the meeting said that  students and staff were respon  ding well to the challenge of  coping with the lack of adequate  school facilities. Holmes said  that the second semester planning was well under way. The  principal said that the results of  7the semester system, instituted  ���in September 1976, were extremely satisfactory considering  ��� me hardships caused by thefire;-;  The meeting also learned that  the new school would be 5,000  square feet larger than the previous school. The community  had committed $67,000 which  was the equivalent, of 1,500  square feet. Directly attributable  to the community effort are two  seminar rooms adjacent to the  library, the library itself is double  the size it would have been, a  kitchen area is available, and 400  square feet has been added onto  the band room which will enable  it to be used as a community  resource area.  The report from the staff of  Madeira Park Elementary School  was introduced by Principal Vern  Wishlove and presented by staff  members Mrs. L. Tilento, Joe  Harrison, and Wendy Skapski.  It pinpointed the work done at  a recent in-service day wherein  the staff studied the Language  Arts work being done by the students of the school.  The net estimated budget  presented by the School Board for  the coming year will be just  under five million dollars. The  estimated mill rate will be 44.93  which represents an increase of  4.02 over last year's mill rate. 7  School Board Treasurer Roy  Mills pointed out that since the  ���basic levy set-by the -government^  had increased by five mills, in  effect the 4.02 increase locally  indicated that the local board had  actually cut one mill off the local  cost component.  Gibsons police this week report  a rash of minor thefts from parked  cars and trucks in the area.  Favoured objects taken are car  batteries and C.B. radios.  On the 10th of February Mr.  Williams had a battery stolen  from his car in the B. C. ferry  parking lot. Blair Skagfjord of  Sechelt also had the battery  stolen from his 1964 Ford which  was parked across the road from  the ferry. The battery was taken  sometime during the night of  Febiuary7?-10th. A foiird battery  was stolen ;from Fieldler Bros.  Contracting on North Road, this  time from a caterpillar tractor. In  connection with this case a juvenile has been apprehended.  College courses coming  Adult Education Co-ordinator  Karin Hoemberg reported to the  School Board meeting held on  Thursday, February 10th, that a  recent questionnaire concerning  the offering of college credit  courses in this area through  co-operation with Capilano College was not successful. The  questionnaire was designed to  discover how the community  felt about the college courses  which would cost the district  about $1,500 each for a two-year  period.  School Trustee Peter Precesky  moved that $3,000 be placed in  the budget for two college courses  by way of a trial project. The  motion was seconded by Trustee  Kay Dombrowski and carried  over the opposition of Trustee  Don Douglas and Maureen Clayton who felt that it was an area  where some cost restraint should  be exercised.  In other school board work it  was moved by Trustee Jo-ann  Rottluff and seconded by Trustee  Douglas that the school board  should encourage implementation  of a program of Industrial First  Aid in local schools. It is the  intention to have a qualified  teacher in each school as soon  as possible.   The motion passed  Davis Bay Enterprise  fails to get approval  An application to rezone the  lot immediately adjacent to the  Whittaker Block in Davis Bay,  housing the Rental Shop and formerly the S.C.R.D. office, on  the Sechelt side to Commercial  2 was rejected when the majority  of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District's planning committee  felt the stated purpose, a marine  parts, repair and sports outlet,  failed to comply with the board's  interpretation of C2, (tourist  oriented), development.  Representative Hoemberg, one  of the major objectors, felt a  business of this nature would receive most of its business by  automobile with only a very small  percentage of . breakdowns  occuring at the nearby Davis Bay  wharf and could be just as easily  located in a 'core area' such as  downtown Sechelt thereby contributing to a strong central core.  After lengthy deliberations  which touched on the dangers of  creating a 'ribbon type' development along the highway by approving the presence of what is  not strictly a 'local commercial'  enterprise, (drawing its trade  from the immediate area), the  board voted to refuse rezoning  with only Representative Pearson  in favor. "I think we've made a  serious mistake on this Davis  Bay question," he stated.  Native  Studies  School Board Chairman Celia  Fisher and Trustee Maureen  Clayton lave been named as  the school board's representatives on the Joint Feasibility  Committee to be set up in conjunction with the Sechelt Indian  Band to study the implementation  of the program of Native Indian  Studies. It is hoped that the projected course will be offered on  the land belonging to local Indians at Deserted Bay on Jervis  Inlet.  The school board unanimously  voted money in this year's budget  for a co-ordinator for the program  if and when it can be implemented.  Nick Husby of Fletcher Road in  Gibsons had a 23-channel C.B.  radio stolen from his car which  was also parked at the ferry  terminal. R. L. Richardson had  a similar radio, value $150.00,  stolen from his tug boat at the  Government Wharf.  , Gibsons Building Supply  were the victims of the largest  theft when three V.H.F. Aettone  radios valued at $900. each, were  stolen from three trucks which  were parked at the pit on Veterans Road. r .,.>���..Vv  advises citizens to keep their  cars locked and take the additional precaution of recording the  serial number of any C.B. radio  in their possession.  Mill Close  possible  A possible shut-down of the  Port Mellon plant of Canadian  Forest Products has been averted, at least temporarily. The  shut-down was threatened because of a lack of chemicals used  in its operation, namely chlorine,  caustic soda, and sodium chlorate, occasioned by the continuing strike in Squamish and  North Vancouver of members of  the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic  Workers and the Pulp and Paper  Workers of Canada against the  chemical plants which supply  the local mill with the chemicals  essential to its operation.  Mill Manager Bill Hughes  told the Coast News this week  that a supply of the requisite  chemicals is coming in by tank  truck and that with the supply  presendy available it is possible  to project normal operations of  the mill into the week of February  20th. "We are not directly involved in the negotiations that  are taking place," said Hughes,  "but it is my understanding that  they are still going on. If they  are brought to a successful  conclusion shortly we will be  able to continue normal operations. If, however, the strike is  protracted we will have to close  down."  The Port Mellon mill is the  largest employer on the Sunshine  Coast.  Local rescued at sea  Reminiscent of the recent incident which nearly claimed  the life of local man Roger Skidmore, the fish boat Helena  B. is dramatically pictured here just before sinking  during the summer of 1974     Another local man, Ted  Strom was rescued just moments before this picture  was taken. The Helena B. was returning from Rivers  Inlet with a cargo of sockeye salmon when she sank.  Local man, Roger Skidmore  was rescued by the Canadian  Coast Guard last week in a  bizarre incident on the high  seas. Skidmore's fish boat  sank and he made his way  successfully to another sinking  boat from which the crew had  already been rescued in order  to use the radio.  It may be the first time in  marine history that the Coast  Guard twice in one day saved  men from the same sinking  boat.  Rescued along with Skidmore  in the second rescue was the  ship's dog.  on the Sunshine Coast ev 2.  Coast News, February 15,1977.  ���-'> ***&*$  Box 460, Gibsons . Phone: 886-2622 or 886-7817  Published at Gibsons, B.C., every Tuesday  By: Glassford Press Ltd.  Editor - John Burnside  Advertising / Photographer - Ian Corrance  Staff/Reporter. - Bruce Wilson  Receptionist/Bookkeeper- M. M. Laplante  Production - H. Sum  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley  Subscription Rates:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $8.00per year; $6.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $10.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $12.00 per year.  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817.  P. O. Box 460, Gibsons, B. C.  Improvement  It seemed quite apparent at the meeting held by the school board in Pender  Harbour Secondary last week that staff  and students are coping well with their  educational difficulties. There was a  cheerful and harmonious tone which ran  through the presentations made by the  school principal, his staff, and the students of the school.  In recent years the educational situation at Pender Harbour Secondary has  not been a particularly happy one and it  is heartening to note the obvious im  provement in morale of those who work  there. Due credit must go to Supt.  John Denley and principal Frank Holmes,  along with the staff and students and  community as a whole, for the healthy  change that has taken place there.  In fact throughout the school district  there seems to be an improved and harmonious atmosphere with teachers and  students working more happily than  heretofore and good-natured co-operation  prevalent at the meetings of the school  board itself. It's a grand thing to see.  Well done, all.  Gibsons   Council  The residents of regional board Area  "E" are understandably irate about the  recent expansion ofthe village of Gibsons  which saw part of their district incorporated into the village.   They are irate because representations against the enlargement ofthe municipality made by them  to the provincial government and to the  village of Gibsons seem to have been  ignored.    They are irate because their  representative   at   the   regional   board,  Ed Johnson, refused to meet with them  at two public meetings and failed even to  have his alternate attend either meeting.  They point out that the residents of the  village of Gibsons pay higher taxes than  anyone   else   on   the   Sunshine   Coast.  Largely, they say because ofthe intransigence with which the village continues  to refuse to join in a co-operative way  with the regional board services.   They  ask what Gibsons is about, enlarging its  boundaries   when   there   is   much   undeveloped  land  within   existing   boundaries.  In making their case, the residents of  Area "E" note that throughout the  region co-operation seems finally to be  flowering everywhere except in the village of Gibsons. They wonder if the  people of Gibsons are being well-served  by a council which they feel is more  interested in empire-building than it  seems to be getting the best possible  services for its citizens at the lowest  possible rate.  From the letters to the editor column  this week it would appear that at least  some of the citizens of the municipality  are well satisfied with the work of their  council, but nonetheless in several important areas, notably garbage, water  and recreation, the village .now seems to  be lagging behind the rest ofthe region.  Perhaps it's time we had a clear statement from the village council explaining  the philosophy which has it decide to  refuse co-operation with so many regional  services. Their reasons may be good  ones. We would like to hear them.  Education  We are led to believe that the Social  Credit government in Victoria is in favour  of less government control and personal  initiative and so forth and yet they seem  determined to. do the reverse in the field  of education. Everybody who ever deals  with bureaucracy does so reluctantly and  with a sigh of relief when they are done  with it. Why Education Minister Pat  McGeer seems determined to put education control back as firmly as possible in  the hands ofthe bureaucrats is something  of a mystery.  That it will do no good for education  is a virtual certainty. The position taken  by the B. C. Teachers Federation is a  difficult one to disagree with. Each child  is individual in abilities and background  and only the teacher who is in daily contact with him is in any position to deal in  a human and intelligent fashion. The  huffing and puffing of far-away bureaucrats is merely a counter-productive  nuisance and if the Socreds are to be  consistent with their stated philosophy  as little of the decision-making which is  to effect the day-to-day work of the classroom should be done in Victoria as  possible.  ...from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  Total precipitation for January including snow was 3.56 inches of which 10.7  was snow.  The ten year average is 7.58  and snow 16.3.  10 YEARS AGO  Another floor with space for up to 35  beds will be added to St. Mary's Hospital.   This word came from Victoria over  the weekend.  Young vandals who have been going  the rounds breaking into homes and  creating damaged used the Women's  Institute cottage on South Fletcher road  for their latest depredation.  15 YEARS AGO  Do you know: Did you know that by  phoning 2345, twenty-six trained fire  men answer your call; 4 fire trucks are  at your service; inhalator equipment is  only minutes away; a fire Marshall is  at your service. All this for 5 dollars  a week.  Sechelt on February the 15th celebrated their seventh year as an incorporated village.  Good road advice: blink your lights  at night to warn animals on the road.  A steady beam will hypnotize them into  immobility.  Small birds perform an important  function in controlling the spread of  noxious weeds.  20 YEARS AGO  Reserve plans conference for review  on questions of land lease, rentals and  property as well as discussions of the  Liquor Act, especially the sale of liquor  from provincial liquor store.  25 YEARS AGO  At a meeting of the improvement  association it was decided to get all the  able bodies on the Peninsula to cooperate in an effort to have the roads  fixed.  Gibsons may have a new Post Office,  according to hints given by the Honorable  James Sinclair MP, at a recent meeting  in Bal's Hall.  30 YEARS AGO  Ad: For better health: Harley C.  Anderson, Naturopathic physician:  diet, massage, electrotherapy and anatomical adjustments.  An additional cost-of-living bonus of  $5.00 a month, costing the province  another $900,000. annually, will be given  by the government to all those in receipt  of old age pensions in B. C.  Sechelt, 1919. Edric Clayton  with Model T truck owned  by his cousin, Herbert Whittaker. The first truck in Sechelt,  this vehicle travelled mainly  back and forth from store to wharf  there being no road up-coast,  and the road to Gibsons being  just then carved from the forest.  While horse and wagon continued  to operate concurrently with  Edric and his right-hand drive  the day of the horseless carriage  was on its way. E.S. Clayton  photo, courtesy Elphinstone  Pioneer Museum.  L.R. Peterson  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  My first car was a well-used  Morris Oxford which I bought in  Montreal in 1956. I learned to  drive by driving illegally and  badly around the manic streets of  Montreal for a few weeks then  drove up to the Licence Bureau  to take the test. It was pretty  slack in those days. Short of  blindness there really wasn't  much you could do to fail. I  drove a bored French-Canadian  inspector around one city block  making four right turns on two of  which I bumped the pavement  with my rear wheel." Trembling  with the foreknowledge of failure  I arrived haphazardly back at the  front door. He said, "O.K.  we'll send you the licence. It'll  take ten days. Watch those  corners, eh?" As he walked up  the walk to the office door I  drove away.  Exultant and relieved I took the ;  first corner I came to like Stirling  Moss. My door wasn't properly  closed. It opened and I fell  halfway through still clutching  the steering wheel and ran the  car into a parked truck. It was  the beginning of a long series  of comic automobile disasters.  Take for example the summer  of my first great love.   I was on  the verge of going to work as  a teacher, having just completed  teacher's college.    I was nearly  penniless but I had a few dollars,  enough for a visit to my sweetheart in Toronto with a couple of  days of that far-ago Labour Day  weekend thrown in at Stratford,  Ontario to see the plays.   I was  to catch the afternoon train and  should have, oh I should have.  Instead I came across a Morris  Minor convertable  sitting  in  a  used car lot.   On the windshield  it said   '49 Morris,   $50.00.     I  made  some   rapid  calculations.  I could just about make it. Wouldn't it be fine to sweep up to my  lady's place in a surprise convertable - however tiny and decrepit. Romantic fool that I was I  was already driving her through  the  stately willows  of  Straford  with the top down in the sunshine. What bliss! In a frenzy of  activity I bought the Minor, got  the forms and filled her up.  I phoned the lady - it had to  be collect, it really did. I wanted  the car to be a surprise so just  told her not to meet the train. She  was puzzled but I sounded happy  and excited, was coming somehow, and she was pleased.  Very much a man of the world  and with my usual endless optimism I set off in afternoon sun  shine towards Toronto. In eastern Canada the weather in the  summertime can change with  dramatic suddenness. It did. I  was barely off Montreal Island  when great dark thunder clouds  began to roll across the Lake of  Two Mountains. Large preparatory drops began to fall. "Ahh,"  I thought, "it's time to put the  hood up." It turned out to be a  primitive concertina type of arrangement that you hauled over  you manually and it was very,  very rusty. I grunted and strained and laboured and the rain  intensified.  Finally with a tremendous  effort I hauled it upright and  paused for breath before I pulled  it forward and fastened it snugly  over me. At the precise moment  a tremendous gust of wind came  off the lake and ripped the rotten  old canvas off the front part of  the frame and sent it billowing  behind the car.  I has occasionally been said of  me that I never know when to  quit and it is an old failing,  I'm afraid. I should of course  have gone back to Montreal.  There was still time to catch the  train but admitting defeat is not  one of my strong points. I pressed on to Toronto. The car's  top speed was just under forty-  five miles an hour, the windscreen wipers didn't work, the  rain pelted down through the useless frame, the cursed canvas  billowed ludicrously behind the  car and I peered through the rain  on my glasses and the rain on  the windshield. It looked like  a long drive.  It was nearly ten at night  when I pulled into a gas station  in Kingston. "Fill her up and  check the oil," was all I offered  to the pump jockey who was  standing under his sou'wester  and peering with total incredulity  at the apparition that had arrived  out of the night, and I splashed  off to some place warm.  From the cafe I phoned the  lady - again collect. "I'm in  Kingston," I said. "It'll take a  little longer than I thought."  This time she was definitely  more puzzled than pleased.  The rain had stopped by the  time I had eaten. Now I was  just cold. Wearing every stitch  of dry clothing I possessed I  pressed on, indomitable. It was  on a newly-completed section of  Highway 401 about midnight a  few miles from Belleville and near  nothing else that the car seized  up completely.   Let me tell you  it was far from easy to flag down  a car on a deserted stretch of  Highway 401 at midnight in the  wilds of Ontario. I managed it  and was driven to an allnight  gas station in Belleville. The tow-  truck took just about the last  of my money. "It's a cracked  block," the man said. "You've  got no water in her and you've got  no oil." I guess the sou'wester  back in Kingston had put some  gas in and then rushed off to  tell his friends about the madman  who'd arrived in a thunderstorm  with his roof flapping behind his  car.  Still undaunted, but getting  shaky, I phoned the lady. "I'm  in Belleville," I said. 'Til be  quite a while." This time she  was displeased but still patient.  "Can I drive it?" I asked the  man. "I wouldn't." he said.  Grudgingly he finally agreed that  if I limped along Highway No. 2  from town to town and filled the  radiator up with water wherever  I could and if I hadn't done irreparable damage I might make  it to Toronto yet. I think he  wanted rid of me.  It died in Trenton. A drunk in  an old Chev pushed me around  for a while, but my convertable  was finished. "I'm in Trenton," I  said on the phone. "What are  you doing in all these places?"  she demanded, indignantly. "I'll  explain later," I said, shivering  in the phone booth and scowling  at the car.  I pushed that car onto a gas  station lot, took my bag from the  back. Just then a car came  around the corner and I stuck out  my thumb. He stopped. Luck  at last. Successfully hitchhiking  the first car that came by at three  in the morning. He took me five  miles and then left the highway  and went home to his farm. I  walked to Cobourg and slept on  a chair in a hotel lobby till a bus  came and I went to Toronto.  Two months later the principal  of my first school came to the door  of my Grade Six class looking  very concerned. "The police  have been here, John," he said.  "They've had report of an aban-  donded car in Trenton,. Ontario  and they've traced it to you.  Have you had your car stolen?''  I shuffled my feet and stared  at the floor. "No, I just left it  there," I said. "You just left it  there," he said incredulously.  What evidence of irresponsibility  in his new teacher was this?  So I told him the story.  r  i  i  i  i  i  ���  ���  i  i  i  i  I.  LOG OF THE BLUES  Every year, further north:  Farther away,  leaving the cities, lost,  For a more familiar upcountry  They 're lost in too.  ' Fred, on the Glory Be,  He '11 be through here  Come mid July. Andthecohoe.  There '11 be a few harbour days  Before he arrives, and  A few after too.  We'll bake  Some salmon, talk fishing, and the past.  Rest ofthe time  He '11 be on channel nine. "  1 'Glory Be- Wonder II.''  "Two back-how s the bite, Fred?"  ' 'Oh, fair to middling, Henry���you  Over by the usual spot?..."  Just this mutilated static  Between two rusty receivers,  Two crusty old men, saying only  That they 're still there,  And will be  For a while.  "...okay, Henry���got  To get busy now. Glory out. "  I don't know where  To turn to, anymore. Think maybe  It's time to untie.  Blues out.  By John Skapski  "I  I  i  I  i  I  I  i  I  I  I  I  I  .J  My girls brought home a notice  from school the other day which  said, among other things, that  there would be a parents' meeting on Tuesday, February 15th,  "to discuss the booklet 'What  Should Our Children Be Learning? Goals Of The Core-Curriculum". The notice went on to say  that the meeting would be held  in the Gibsons Elementary  School Library at 7:30 p.m. Now  I'm not one to pass up a meeting  with my children's teachers,  chatting with those fine young  women has always been one of  the most enjoyable aspects of  my contribution to the children's  education.  Like any responsible parent,  I've always taken a keen interest  in the intellectual development of  my children. They were given  books to eat at two months, had  pencils tied to their fingers at  four months, were read to beginning soon after conception and  were taught to count up to twenty  without using their toes at a very  early age. They were taught to  respect their teacher and to participate in every activity the  school had to offer. Generally  speaking the exercise has paid  off, they are both pretty fair  students and more important,  they seem to enjoy school.  Now however, I'm being asked  to go down to my children's  school to tell the teachers what  I think they should be teaching  my children. This indicates to  me that there must be some  "problem" in education that I  wasn't aware of. I'm sure the  problem has nothing to do with  reading, writing and arithmetic  because my children seem to have  mastered those esoteric skills,  at least to a very acceptable grade  one and two level. What then, is  this "Core Curriculum" all  about?  Let me give you my view of  the "problem".   As a teacher, I  have had access to, and of course  a very considerable interest in  the Ministry of Education's new  "Core Curriculum" and its related     "Learning     Assessment  Program".   The plan is deceptively simple; the government will  outline courses of study for every  school in the province, curricula  will be revised to correspond to  this   "core",   students   will   be  regularly tested to see if this  "core" has been mastered and if  the results are not satisfactory,  teachers will be given training in  how to teach the "core" better.  Teachers have been doing this  sort of thing for years, right in  their own classrooms and therein  lies crux of the matter.   At the  beginning of the year a teacher  will find out, by using a number  of methods,   including  testing,  just where the students in her  classroom stand as far as knowledge is concerned. Next she will  determine where those students  should be by the time the year  is  up, based on her training,  experience and the long established guidelines of the provincial  government.     Finally, she will  select the materials she will need  to help each and every individual  child to accomplish those goals.  The Ministry of Education on  the other hand appears to be  saying that they know where  every kid in the province should  stand and they not only know but  will make sure where every kid  in the province will be at the end  of each year.  To me, every stu  dent presents a special challenge,  and I like to try to meet those  challenges right in the classroom.  The further a solution is from the  problem, the less likely it's going  to work. The way it works now  is that the problem and the potential solution are right in the same  room together; the way the  government sees it the problem  in the classroom will be solved  from Victoria.  What are the consequences of  the  government's   proposals   to  those   most   vitally   interested;  students, parents and teachers?  The students no doubt will become   mighty   good   at   writing  tests and we all know how important it is to know how to write  tests. If they pass the tests everything will be fine and any other  educational difficulites they may  have, can be ignored. If they fail  the tests however, we'll have a  real   problem   on   our   hands.  Students today, contrary to popu- '  lar belief, are going to school  more often and staying there to  a higher grade than ever before.  Programs have been developed in  our school to help and encourage  those students who used to .drop  out in grade 8 or grade 10 to stay  in school longer.   What happens  to these kids if they can't pass a  provincially   administered   test?  I don't see too many job opportunities or apprenticeships being  offered to grade  10 drop  outs  these days.  . What about the parents? Sure,  it would be kind of interesting for  my own personal amusement to  see how my girls compare with  students in other parts of the province but I can't see where it  will do them much good. If they  did well I could pat myself on  the back for doing such a fine job  and assure myself that the school  system is just great. If they  didn't do too well I could blame  their mother, their teachers, the  mad aunt on the other side of  the family or a whole score of  other things, but it sure wouldn't  be of much benefit to the kids.  Teachers, on the other hand,  will greet the new program with,  mixed  feelings.      Despite   the:  ironic   inability   of  the   B.   C.  Teacher's Federation to educate,  their members about the impli-;  cations ofthe program, there will,  be some teachers who will be  appalled   at   the   government's'  intrusion  into   their   sphere   of  professional    interest.        Some  teachers however will see it as  a blessing. At last, someone will  tell them what to teach.   If they-  have some trouble, someone will .  tell them how to teach, and best.  of all someone else will be responsible for giving those nasty 7  tests.   ("Gosh Mary it's too bad.,  you failed but I'm not responsible.")    It's hard work setting j;  standards and selecting materials.7  for each student in the classroom  and it's harder still explaining !  to a student why his work is not  up to the standard you expect of v  him while you might expect a -.:i  different standard from another 0  student.    With provincially ad-./  ministered standards and testing, ..���>.  that most important part of tho  teacher's work will be lifted from. %  his shoulders, and he can settle ���  down to teaching kids how  to  write tests.  Don't get me wrong; I don't  think teachers are against stan- X  Continued Page 3  A  I LETTERS to the EDITOR  Chastisement  Editor:  As a regular reader of your  Musings, I have enjoyed your  humour and admired your style.  I have agreed with your general  viewpoint until your editorial of  February 1 in which you disparage teachers and derogate the  federation which represents  them. I quarrel with so much you  have written in this article that  I could write reams in rebuttal.  Instead, I shall answer a few remarks I consider particularly  offensive. Since I am retired,  I am no longer subject to the rules  of ethics working teachers must  observe.  First, your assumption that  teachers used to be loved and  respected when they were underpaid. I recognize this for what  you intended it to be - a rhetorical  device. But it simply isn't true.  My memories of education go  back to 1914 in a little red rural  schoolhouse in the interior of  B. C. A young man taught our'  school, an excellent teacher and  we were lucky to have him. One  day, after hours, a mob of young  bullies, including one of my  adolescent brothers, surrounded  and lay siege to our schoolhouse,  . hailing our teacher as a coward  and sissy because he would not  come out and be mauled. In the  history of education in pioneer  times in the U. S., it is recorded  that a young man teacher was  beaten to grisly death by his  adolescent pupils. This is love  and respect?  In the late twenties when I  began teaching, I don't recall  any conspicuous acts of love and  respect directed at teachers as  a group. I could recount disagreeable cases of strictures and  humiliations. Our tiny salaries  were grudged and resented.  Many people considered that we  didn't earn our money and said  so - the same type of people who  say it now: people who believe  that a teacher's day begins at  nine in the morning and ends at  three in the afternoon.  I, too, have despaired when  learning and working conditions  have been sacrificed in favour of  salary gains. In the large urban  district where I worked most of  my years, "willing, earnest,  hard-working teachers on. committees" have striven. ; They  failed for the underlying reason  that schoolboards find it much  cheaper to grant salary raises to  teachers already on staff than to  hire the extra staff and build the  extra classrooms necessary to  create really good learning and  working conditions. I don't agree  that the failure is attributable to  the B.C.T.F. as you insist.  I also dispute your interpretation of the word 'professional'  as meaning to work for fees. The  Oxford Dictionary lists no such  meaning.  Oil  Editor:  Oil and gas prices are going up  again. Why? Because Canada's  oil and gas is controlled by  foreign, mainly U.S. corporations. They insist on the right to  sell us our resources at the price  they could get on the export market. In other words, although we  are one of the lucky few with  enough natural resources to look  after our own needs, we are denied the benefits of our natural  heritage. We must pay the same  high prices as the nations who are  not blessed with their own oil  supplies. Why? It is to keep up  the profit rate for these foreign  companies, not to serve Canadian  needs. Otherwise those companies keep threatening a capital  strike. They won't work here.  There is an alternative. That is  to treat petroleum energy the way  we treat hydro-electric energy as  a public utility run by government  and owned by the people. That's  what Petro-Canada is all about.  It was forced on the minority  liberal government by the N.D.P.  when the N.D.P. had the balance  of power. It is supposed to be the  first step toward making our petroleum resources a public enter-  ' prise to serve Canadian, not  foreign, needs.  It looks like the Liberals are all  washed up so we are expecting a  conservative government in Ottawa next time around. I think a  vote for the N.D.P. makes more  sense because the Progressive  Conservative position on oil and  gas prices is to abolish Petro-Canada, and to give still more "incentives" to the foreign corporations.  On the subject of Petro-Canada, Gordon Towers, P.C. M.P. for  Red Deer asked the House of  Commons: "Does the government have any intention of dis-  I resent your allegation that  teachers "ride on the backs of  organized labour" in salary negotiations. What is wrong with  the practice of taking industrial  averages into account in arbitration awards? Organized labour  does it all the time when they demand parity in their wages. Must  teachers hark back to Sparticus  every time they negotiate salaries? In the district where I  worked the salary negotiations  one year turned upon the fact that  the average livetime earnings of  the custodians of the schools was  higher than that of the teachers;  the teachers won the raise. Did  that mean we were riding on the  backs of the custodians? About  ten years ago, a nineteen-year-old  nephew of mine who had left  school in grade nine, landed a job  which paid him $2,000 a year  more than poor old Aunty's job  paid her after all her years of  education and 20 years of experience.  As for the "envy ofthe faller".  Six years ago I employed a master  faller to dismantle two giant  trees. The job took four hours  and I paid him $278 which I did  not grudge; I know the work of  falling is dangerous and demanding. Since then I employed  another good faller to do less  difficult trees and his charge was  less. I have no way of knowing  whether or not these men were  typical fallers nor what the average income of fallers is. Yet  fallers, apparently, know to the  dime what the incomes of teachers are. Their knowledge is  based on the unreliable figures  provided by the press in reports  of the results of teacher's salary '  negotiations. All too often, newspapers, for reasons of their own,  simply average out the figures on  a salary scale without regard for  the numbers of teachers en each  salary bracket. (The preponderance of teachers is in the lower  levels.) The large salaries of  administrators are also included  for good measure, even though  they are in another category,  (management). A swollen figure  with no relation to the actual  income received by the average  classroom teacher is obtained and  published and the public, including the fallers, is misinformed.  Teachers, in this country, are  classic scapegoats. Now that  Education Week is approaching,  journalists are sharpening . up  their stock of invective and the  sacrificial victim is being hauled  out. But John Burnside is no  longer down there in the arena.  He has scurried up the ladder of  social status. He should take  care, however, it isn't a slippery  ladder and take care his musings  don't degenerate into mouthings.  (Mrs.) Isabel Ralph  Recycling  Editor:  Enough has already been said  about recycling that the public  is no doubt aware of the importance of it in our approach to  the problem of solid waste disposal.  The Garden State Paper Co.  has a small, efficient newspaper  recycling plant, which I recently  visited, in Pomona, California.  Problems relating to de-inking  processes, supply of old newspapers, cost of production, etc.  have been successfully dealt with  and the plant seems to be operating quite smoothly.  The quality of the recycled  newsprint compares favorably  with that of the virgin product.  According to an official of Garden  State, currentiy about 25% of  the newsprint used in the United  States is collected and reused.  Here in Canada the government should be promoting an  efficient and productive recycling  industry. I'm quite aware that  municipalities, through lack of  adequate information and funds,  are not prepared to implement a  recycling program and need  government assistance to make  such a program successful.  At the present time recycling  is more a matter of local public  education and concern rather  than a means of efficient use of  our waste products. If recycling  is to be successful, then it will  take the full cooperation of the  community, the government -  and the householder, the very  vital link to a successful operation.  Harry Olaussen  Efficient  Editor:  I see in the paper that the  Regional Board has conducted a  poll in the Village of Gibsons.  May I point out very clearly  that the residents of Gibsons have  an extremely good and efficient  Village Council who have proven  their great ability to give us a  good government and we are  extremely pleased at the fine job  they have done in the past.  I would like to clearly point out  to the Regional Board that Gibsons is very capable of looking  after the recreational needs, etc.  of the people of Gibsons and we  certainly don't need the Regional  Board to govern us, so, please  Regional Board, look after vour  own affairs. I'm sure you have  enough to do and leave Gibsons  alone.  Thank you.  Irritated Taxpayer  posing of this national calamity?"  Why not? They already have P.C.  friends. The brother of the General Manager and Vice-President  of Imperial Oil in Toronto is  Premier Lougheed of Alberta.  When you pay more for oil and  gas this month, the Liberals will  shrug, and the Progressive Conservatives will cheer.  Ask  for this  folder  from our  representative,  who will be at:  Bella Beach Motel,  Sechelt.    Tel: 885-9561  On Wednesday, February 16th.  If you require financing to start, modernize or  expand your business and are unable to  obtain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or if you are interested in the  FBDB management services of counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  r  Coast News, February 15,1977.  Library Child-care  Ferries  Editor:  Our ship, M.V. Queen of  Tsawassen, is out of refit but has  not been returned to the Langdale Horseshoe Bay run. She has  instead been put on the Gulf  Island run, while their ship  undergoes refit.  Coast residents have already  been subjected to the inconvenience of inadequate service by  the M. V. Queen ofthe Islands for  one month. It now appears, for  some reason, we shall have  another month of this inferior  service while the Gulf Island  run uses our ship with no interruption in their quality of service.  Could the reason behind this  be the fact that the Gulf Islands  is a Social Credit riding while the  Sunshine Coast is N.D.P.?  Ferry Worker  Resident of Sunshine Coast  Editor:  On behalf of the Board of  Directors of the Gibsons Public  Library Association may we take  this opportunity of thanking you  for the publication of the lists of  new books available in the library. This information is very  much appreciated by the membership.  M. M. Meredith  Secretary  Gibsons Public Library Assoc.  Editor:  Thank you for your excellent  article on the Day Care Centre!  Day cares and their workers and  even the parents who place then-  kids there are so often maligned  and misunderstood - it is a  pleasure to see some appreciation  for this valuable service at last.  Day cares are not just babysitting services - they are an  integral part of our educational  system. Thanks again for pointing that out.  Donna Shugar  Roberts Creek  SLINGS & ARROWS    Cont. from Page 2  R. von Fuchs  Courtenay  Editors Quote Book  Good order is the foundation of all things.  Edmund Burke  FEDERAL  BUSINESS  DEVELOPMENT BANK  Opening new doors to small business.  dards or testing but it is my  opinion that most teachers would  prefer to identify the abilities and  disabilities of the students in  their classrooms, set the standards based on their professionally considered assessment, local  community conditions, and the  general guidelines provided by  curriculum guides, and then test  the students on whether those  standards have been met.  "Education" as some members  of the B. C. School Trustees  Association are occasionally wont  to say, "is too important to be  left to the educators"; in the  same way that we all know that  plumbing is too important to be  left to the plumbers, carpentry is  too important to be left to the  carpenters and curing people is  too important to be left to the doctors. Fortunately, just in the nick  of time, the Ministry of Education  of our very own Social Credit  government is going to rescue  education from the hands of our  educators. Snatching defeat from  the jaws of victory is, of course,  not a new role for our government, but there are those who will  sleep more peacefully tonight  knowing that education will now  be resting securely in the hands  of bureaucrats rather than educators.  There is only one thing I want  to know when I go to that meeting  tonight: now that we have found  a solution will somebody please  tell me the problem.  CiiiiiSe#ieis  Roman Catholic Services  Rev. T. Nicholson, Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St. Mary's Church in  Gibsons  In Sechelt: 8:30 a.m. Our Lady 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  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENUCT  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 7:30 p.m.  All Welcome  Phone 885-3157 cr 886-7882  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 7:00 p.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  Increased  Autoplan coverage  at no increase in rates  We think you'll want to know  about these new features  and increased coverages  in your 1977/78 Autoplan  Insurance package.  THIRD PARTY LEGAL LIABILITY  Every motorist must carry this  protection on his vehicle for personal injury and property damage.  For 1977/78 it has been increased  from $50,000 to $75,000 at no increase in your premium: You can,  however, purchase additional  coverage above this minimum  requirement. 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Ask your  Autoplan agent.    .  LOWER RATES FOR  YOUNG WOMEN  Premiums on vehicles whose  Principal Operators are females  under the age of 25 will be reduced by 10% in 1977/78.  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  will be 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).  RENEWAL DATE  The deadline for Renewal is 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 and Motor Vehicle  Licence at any Autoplan agent or  Motor Vehicle Branch office. If  you do not receive a renewal form  in the mail take your current  1976/77 Certificate of Insurance  to any Autoplan agent or Motor  Vehicle Branch office.  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  112-800-663-3051.  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���1975 Volkswagen Beetle  Over 30 years old  no accidents in the  Vancouver  B.C.  Calgary  Alta.  Toronto  Ont. .  Montreal  P.Q.  Halifax  N.S.  last 3 years pleasure  only-wono and  from work.  $224  $307  $303  $418  $295  Comparative rates are from the 1976 Insurers Advisory Organization of Canada manual.  WE WANT YOU TO KNOW  ALL ABOUT YOUR  AUTOPLAN INSURANCE  INSURANCE  CORPORATION  OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA Coast News, February 15,1977.  Hiking - a popular activity  What social activity can you  think of that lets you chat with  your friends, check out the latest  happenings with Mother Nature,  and improve your health through  exercise all at the same time?  Well, the answer is hiking, and  groups of people in the Sechelt  area are getting together twice  a week to do just that!  Every Tuesday morning Ellen  Burg takes between 15 and 20  people ��� who have been dubbed  the "Happy Hikers", through the  woods and up the backroads from  her home just off East Porpoise  Bay Road. Ellen has been hiking  every day for a year and a half,  and knows the woods like her own  yard. She even has her own  names for various areas and  points of interest she comes  across in her walks - "Plateau  Number Three", the "Tree Tunnel", "Muskeg Lake". The  group sets out at 10:00 a.m. and  usually emerges back into civili  zation around noon, having visited such places as Chapman Falls  Swan Lake, and numerous scenic  spots in between. Plans for the  future include some longer hikes  as well, with perhaps a trip up  to the Skookumchuck to check  out the narrows.  For those who want to make an  outing a part of their weekend,  there are also Sunday Hikes,  leaving from outside the Wilson  Creek Community Hall every  Sunday at 1:30 p.m. These are  planned with the whole family in  mind, so that both youngsters  and not-so-youngsters can enjoy  them. The idea behind these  hikes is that many people love  to go walking but don't know  just where to go to find new trails  and by getting together they can  learn from each other about new  places. These hikes are led by  various people who offer to lead  a group on a hike which they  have been on and enjoyed, and  we are constantly hoping that  more people will join us and offer  to take us on a walk in a different  direction. The group has so far  been to Chapman Falls and along  Chapman Creek, through the  Roberts Creek Recreational area!  and up along Langdale Creek.  Next Sunday's outing will be a  shorter hike along Grey Creek.  If you can recommend to us a  place to hike to, or if you would  be willing to lead us on a hike,  please call Fran Berger at 885-  3651. We're most anxious to  have you join us!  All this is being planned with  both your health and enjoyment  in mind. There are no substitutes  for exercise and fresh air on the  road to a healthier and happier  you, so come on out and take  advantage of what is free for your  benefit and pleasure. You have  nothing to lose but a few pounds-  and so much energy to gain!  Happy Hiking.  Logo Design Contest  SPONSORED BY  GIBSONS HARBOUrV  BUSINESS ASSOCIATION  Lee Kum-Sing in beautiful recital  by Ken Dalgleish  Timber Days enthusiasm high  Lee Kum-Sing played beautifully at his piano recital Saturday  night.   Even without the concert  grand piano his artistry deserves,  without   a   theatre  or   acoustics  or lighting, the performance was  marvelous.     Entering  the   concrete, flourescent lit cafeteria of  the High School to an introduction  by  an  R.C.M.P.   announcing  a  misparked   car,    Kim   gave   us  music reserved  usually  for the  concert   capitals   of  the   world.  Bartok's     "Fifteen     Hungarian  Peasant Songs" began warming  the room immediately with simple  earthy tunes pushed on by waves  of dissonance, stirring and carrying the listening spirit away and  into another world.  The Greeks gave us the word  music from the "Muses". These  were nine frolicsome ladies,  daughters of God-Father Zeus  and the Titaness Mnemosyne  (memory) who floated about in  long flowing robes and with their  choir of voices were intent on  capturing peoples' spirits and  tempting them off into the nether  realms...away from the hectic  life of everyday ancient Greece.  It's hard to consider the spirit  being "tempted out" anymore by  music. Music chases and pursues  us everywhere and where the  muses of Greece were seduct-  resses, the mutation muses we  have inherited are too often  flashers, exposing themselves  blatantly to sell an album or product. In this barrage of music  we undergo, it's easy to remain  spiritually unmoved and so Saturday night's performance becomes  an event of rare magnitude for  slow and subtle and delicate  yet undeniable were the muses  who called to us through Lee  Kum-Sing.  So continuous and clear were  Mr. Kum-Sing's passages, so  comprehensive the phrasing, distinct the melodies, and delicate  the trills and mordents, I surrendered completely and found it  impossible to move my pen to  take notes for this review. The  audience likewise was in the  artist's easy trance with spell-  breaking applause difficult to  collect at times, a supreme compliment.  Brahams' 2 Intermezzi Op. 118 <  in  A  minor and  E Flat  minor"  offered some resistance to Kum-  Sing due to the tight action on  the   new  and   little-used   piano  Fish Talk  By Jerry Ward  I would like to talk this week on  environment for your fish. A  lot of people think that to raise  tropical fish, all you need is an  aquarium, some water, a few  ornaments, and the fish. These  people will probably give up the  hobby within a few years.  To raise tropicals so that they  are content with their environment, you must create a nice  surrounding for them. Ornaments and plastic plants look  nice, and a lot of professionals  use them in their tanks, but of  what use is a plastic plant to a  fish, other than a possible hiding  spot.  To have a nice looking aquarium, I maintain you should have  live plants in sufficient quantitiy  to act as a nice clean looking background as well as doing the job  of hiding your smaller fish from  predators around them. Live  plants also act as a ready food  source to a lot of the tropicals  that we buy. Almost all your  livebearers need some vegetable  matter to do well. There are  quite a new cichlids that need  some vegetation to even their  diet, and there are a lot of fish  that will not survive without some  form of vegetable matter.  at Elphinstone but the delicate  naunces of the pervasive minor  progressions were controlled and  clear:  Kum-Sing's Chopin was masterful but again, despite Clarke  Steabner's refined tunings, the  resonance of the mid-range of  the small grand frequently dropped off leaving some of the dramatic fortes of Nocturn in C  sharp Minor less than explosive.  The program also included  Schubert's Impromptu in B flat  Major as well as Chopin's Fan-  tasie - Polonaise, Op. 61. For  encore Mr. Kum-Sing played the  familiar Humoresque by Lizst  and the nostalgic humming of  this favourite by contented members of the audience was almost  audible. The evening was capped with the first movement of  a Schuman Fantasie and Polonaise.  One of the first comments I  heard from the quiet crowd of  over 150, was "It was beautiful...  but so short" and I thought of  / the timelessness of art and the  special space my soul had just  revisited, and how fortunate we  were that the Arts Council  brought us Mr. Lee Kum-Sing.  %&�� mJ^ *��* *^^ ^m^ *Sfi ^Sfi *mm* ^A* ^mm�� ~lj~ ^M* ^^* ^1* ^X* ^A*  sy* *^* ^T* ^T* ^I* ^I* ^^* ^^ ^x* ^^* ^^%^^> ^1* ^T* ^T* *I*  Buying a gift for a young lady?  Why not a very artistically handcrafted pewter brooch or pendant  from Sweden, we have a good  selection for all ages.  Miss Bee's, Sechelt.  m^m^^a^m^m��Am^^^M^Mmlf'mt^*mm��*JI^*i^*mm^^��*M^  *gw *^V ��f�� ^JW ^% ^* ^f* *J* *^ wf% tr^ ^J> ^^ W^ W^ mf^  A Timber Days meeting was  held February 7th at the Municipal Hall in Sechelt, with much  enthusiasm showing for the 1977  Timber Days. The committee  urged all those wishing space or  booths to get in action with their  plans for concessions before other  clubs and organizations beat  them to the punch and get all  the best locations.  We still need some ladies to  have a tea garden and someone  to put on a baron of beef, bingo,  and any other fund raising  events. This year the committee  have made it more attractive  moneywise to benefit the participant.  Lil Fraser, heading the Coordinating committee was her  usual energetic self, getting the  wheels grinding, hopeful of an  early completed program. Her  co-chairman, Robert ��� Allen,  working for a better electrical  service in the park, had success  -with the powers to be for better  lighting and additional wiring;  a betterment to Hackett Park in  general. The grounds are . in  better shape and we have been  asked to keep cars and horses  off of the recently seeded turf.  Graham Craig, chairman of  the Loggers Sports, was enthusiastic and promises the best  show and events ever from the  loggers who will be participating.  Our treasurer, Jake Friesen,  with a fat bank balance, was  heartened by an early payment  for the two-day celebration from  the International Order of Fores-  The type of plants you chose  will depend strictly upon the eyes  of the beholder, but remember  that fish like the silver dollar  species will eat every type of  plant it comes in contact with.  Most fish are more compatable  than this fish, with most plants  you buy.  As far as ornaments go I like  to set up an aquarium that looks  natural. No gadgetry or toys will  I use. I prefer rocks or slate,  which is not very hard to get, and  wood which I find in our local  streams. When I go looking for  the wooden pieces, I look for  pieces which are sunken or partially buried. These I take home  and clean. To clean them I fill  a bucket with hot water and put  in the wood, this kills any bacteria  and bugs that may adhere to  the piece of wood. I then scrape  and brush it until there is no more  rot or loose matter left. Then give  it another soaking in hot water,  rinse under cold water, and it is  now ready to be set in the aquarium. I have several hollow bits  of wood in my aquarium, which  my bristlenose catfish use to  breed in, to me that is one sign  that this method works well  and the fish are happy.  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  Brand name cabinets  Counter tops  Flooring  Kitchen and Bathroom fixtures  We will do your complete Kitchen or Bathroom  remodelling job or supply materials only.  ******************  10% OFF ALL ORDERS TAKEN BEFORE  MARCH 15  ******************  Call 886-9411 for free estimate.  SUNSHINE KITCHENS INDUSTRIES LTD.  Parthenon  Theatre Restaurant  For Parties or Occasions  Phone: 885-9769  885-3815  885-9811  Steak  'Dine by the Sea  T-Bone  99  or  New York  7.50  ters represented by Bruce Wallis  and Bill Hughes. They also  donated a cup for the Loggers  Sports. We are hopeful that  others will do likewise and keep  Jake happy.  The Sunshine Coast Lions  Club, with their Bavarian Gardens are up and running with the  Ladies Lions right behind with  their program.  Marie Hoffar, Public Relations  Chairman, read a letter from the  Carling O'Keefe Brewery in  regard to having their community  mobile caravan participate in  Timber Days. This unit is equipped with music, a P.A. system,  and a first aid station. Marie  also reported progress on the reception for the visiting V.I.P.'s.  Ken Nelson, whom we all know  helped the Canadian Chopping  Team place 3rd in the International Loggers Sports recently  held in Spain, agreed to be the  Master of Ceremonies.  We are glad our secretary,  Cindy Partriquin, is back on the  job after taking time off for a  knee operation.     Vona Clayton  was not available, being somewhere in the sun but is in there  pitching with the rest of the committee.  The deadline for requesting  participation is March 7 so get  with it and submit your applications to the Sechelt Timber  Days (1977) Co-ordinating Committee, Box 1333, Sechelt, B. C.  Do it now so that you may add  some money to your club's coffers  and not be disappointed.  CONTEST RULES:  1. All designs become the property of the, G HLB A  2. Logo must include the four capital letters of the  Association, i.e. ^^��  OM       <S,T  Canadian National       Canadian Girls in Training  3. All designs must be submitted by March 14, 1977.  Entries  will  be judged  for  artistic  content  and  originality.  Entry fee is $2.00 per logo entry.  Entry forms may be obtained from any G.H.B.A.  member or from Elphinstone Secondary School.  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WINNER WILL BE NOTIFIED WHEN  16x20 IS FINISHED.  free  S SUPERVALU  More than the value is super and we're proving it every day  SUNNYCREST MALL IN GIBSONS  d 4#M��k  ��cc:  CBC Radio  Coast News, February 15,1977.  Peter Trower  THE GENIUS-KEEPER  The other day I had occasion to  revisit a pub on immemorially  seedy, upper downtown Granville  Street, a couple of blocks before  the bridge. The place had been  refurbished somewhat in the  dozen or so years since I last  downed a beer there but the cast  hadn't altered much. They hung  at their tables in the beer-bright  afternoon, predictably as fish in  a tank, down-at-the-mouth and  down-at-the-heels, washing the  day away. A few of the faces  were vaguely-familiar. One  ghostgrey man I'd once known  fleetingly cast me a disremember-  ing glance. He'd aged badly  under the day-to-day bludgeoning,  of this bar, this street, this repetition. He looked like his own  father. I peered beyond the time-  scratched truth of him into the  blurred past that wouldn't stand  still.  Sixteen years back, its no safer  but I'm sure as hell younger and  so are the rest of them. I'm sitting at maybe the same table,  clutching a glass that's long since  been broken. "Hey, man" says  Lefty, third-generation rounder,  whose father and grandfather  haunt these same bars too,  "there's a guy over here wants to  talk to you about doing some  drawings for him." I'm game for  anything that might net me a few  bucks even though my interest in  art has waned in favour of writing. I follow Lefty to the other  end of the pub where a middle-  aged man, rather too well-dressed and groomed for this neck of  town, is sitting. I figure maybe  he's gay but he turns out to be  straight-enough and he is really  looking for an illustrator. His  name is Maurice Carey. I tell him  I'm pretty rusty as I've .been  doing a lot of writing. "I suppose  you've read Malcolm Lowry?"  he says.  As a matter of fact, I've just  been introduced to the late Dol-  larton writer's work by a friend  but know little about the man  beyond what's written in the  dust-jacket blurbs. From Carey,  I learn for the first time the now  well-known legends about  Lowry's wealthy, English family  to be the errant writer's 'keeper'  when he first arrived in Vancouver from Mexico in the early  Forties. He'd brought with him  the germ of his one great novel  Under the Volcano and a gargantuan thirst. "The man was a  bloody genius with words, no  doubt about that but he didn't  have a shred of responsibility  when he got on the booze. Once  he disappeared completely for  four days. When his wife Marge-  rie and I finally tracked him  down, it was in an east-end  bootleg-joint. Lowry was shivering naked in a backroom bed,  having actually sold his clothes  and shoes for one last bottle!"  It is not the last time I am to hear  this particular story. Carey goes  on to recount a couple of similar  incidents. Yet there is no doubt  that, despite Lowry's self-destructive excesses, he regards him  in retrospect with a certain af  fection. "He could be charming  as hell when he wanted and funny  too. I can still remember him  appearing at the top of the stairs  in my house, playing his ukelele  and singing some crazy song. He  didn't have a bad voice."  The upshot is that Carey invites me down to his place to  discuss the book he wants illustrated. I'm more interested in  hearing about Malcolm Lowry but  perhaps there's a buck to be  made here. Carey is obviously  not wanting for money. He lives  in a self-consciously bohemian  but expensive apartment near  English Bay with an attractive  wife, many years his junior. The  manuscript in question is a guide  to Stanley Park that Carey hopes  to sell to the Parks Board. It's  not a project that fills me with any  notable creative fervor but perhaps its wittily-written or has  some original angles. I take a  copy of it home with me to look  over.  It becomes painfully apparent  after only a few pages, that none  of Lowry's talent has rubbed off  on Maurice Carey. The style is  ponderous and dull; filled with  cliches. The information offered  is the most trite and obvious kind  with no new slants to enliven its  dull cataloguing of too-often-recounted facts and figures. Since  all the information is readily-  available in tourist-brochures, the  whole project seems pointless  and redundant.  The idea as it stands, is a complete washout. The best artwork  in the world couldn't compensate  for the relentlessly dreary text.  But I need the money- and a  thought occurs to me. Carey's  shown me some of his own drawings and they are markedly better than his writing. Why don't  we switch places and I'll attempt  to inject a little life into the  words? When I next see Carey,  I suggest this. He takes instant  umbrage. He was a friend of  Malcolm Lowry's and he's going  to be the writer, by God I The  whole scheme self-destructs and  I don't see Carey again.  Many years later, Douglas  Day's biography of Malcolm  Lowry is published. When I  pick it up, I remember Maurice  Carey and decide to check and see  if he'd been stringing me along.  But there's his name, large as  life. The portrait it paints of  him is hardly flattering, accuses  him of bullying and terrorizing  poor, befuddled Lowry and cheating him out of his money. Hardly  the story of humanitarianistn and  kindly admonishment that Carey  told me. Truth varies with the  point-of-view. In any event,  shortly after this, I spot an item  in the paper announcing that one  Maurice Carey is hitting the  Lowry-book's publisher with defamation and libel-suits. Ogre  or martyr, he's still out there  somewhere alive and kicking.  Filing these irrelevant musings  for posterity, I departed the time-  warped pub.  ��� It  with  John  Faustmann  mmm  mMx*v7tmjK\j\  '���\2  &.  AJj-jjjj)jj^^i\;^\i>;rjiiit;ViiKi<  This is the sad but beautifully  told story of Anthony Apakark  Thrasher, an Eskimo who was  devoured by our society. If you  have a romantic vision of Eskimo  life in the north, one that affords  you some solace in these complicated times, you would be well  advised not to read this book.  It reveals the more sordid side  of being an Eskimo, and it is a  stinging indictment against the  contemporary Canadian way of  life.  It is probably the only book  Thrasher will ever write, and it is  certainly one of the few books to  be written by an Eskimo. Among  shelves of books written about the  north by temporary white visitors  to that area, this one breathes  fresh life and truth into the subject. Weaving autobiographical  stories, bits of folklore and repor-  torial lucidity, Thrasher creates  a stark, clean portrait of his life.  His narrative is built on the carefully recalled details of his days,  and the result is a gritty, engaging , honest piece of work.  He begins with his first day at  the residential school in Aklavik,  Northwest Territories. The  priests have told his father that  Anthony needs an education. The  old ways of the Eskimo are gone  forever, and he must learn the  new ways if he is to survive.  "Six years old, I stood trembling at the edge of the property,  refusing to take one more step  into that strange, forbidding  world of mission school, my little  bit of luggage slouched at my  feet. The nuns with their shrieking voices reminded me of the  ghosts of the dead that my father  said roamed the North in winter.  It wasn't winter, it was fall.  But I was scared just the same."  His life at the school has an  unreal quality to it. Inside the  long, shiny corridors he is taught  many strange things that have no  relation to the way his people  live. Here, he is only another  child. He is taught to read and  write, and taught, too, that playing with girls is a sin. A silver  chain is used to reinforce the  lessons.  Yet out on his father's trapline,  he is almost a man. At six, he  can already shoot a rifle, and he  knows many of the things which  will make him a good hunter for  his people. . By the time he is  eighteen he is the sole provider  for his family, able to walk hundreds of miles through winter  tundra, trapping animals, and  living completely off the land.  This period of his life is touching  in its innocence. He hunts, or  takes occasional jobs as they are  offered. He has girlfriends and  he gives all his money away to  friends, or to people who seem to  need it. His age of innocence  ends when he leaves the North.  "One day this government man  came up.to me and asked if I  wanted to go South and take a  six-week course in how to drive  machines."  Thrasher and some of his  friends were flown south to  Edmonton for the course. Through incredible government bung  ling, this group of Eskimos was  abandoned in a skid row hotel,  without their money or any luggage. Edmonton amazed them.  They'd never seen anything like  it before, and the police kept  stopping them for jaywalking,  patiently explaining about corners, and green lights.  The descent of Thrasher begins  at this point. The southern heat  debilitates him, and he starts  drinking beer to curb its effects.  Confused, bewildered, he gets  nowhere with the course, and  ends up on skid row. Alcoholic,  impoverished, and in constant  ill-health, he circles lower and  lower into his private hell.  Waking one morning after a  drunkenly unremembered debauch, the police arrest him.  They charge him with the murder  of a man he's never seen before,  and they put him in prison.  The remainder of the book  details his life in the various  security institutions of Alberta  and British Columbia. In all  these places he is the only Eskimo  there. The reader lives through  the fears and revulsions that  Thrasher suffers in these places.  It is a picture of the odd man  out, the Eskimo who sneaks down  to the kitchen to eat the frozen  fish that he still likes so much.  He likes to stand in the meat  cooler. The cold reminds him  of home.  Interspersed with the brutality  of prison are his-flights of reminiscence, and the sweet release of  his dreams. All the time he is  locked up; he seems like a caged  graceful animal. The emptiness  of his well-loved North is reduced  now to the bare confines of his  tiny prison cell, and it is here  that he began to write this book.  Reaching beyond his own self-  pity, he wants to make this a  book for all his people. In his  preface he writes:  In the north, polar bears hunt  and share a meal. They can leave  some for the foxes, and the foxes  share what they have. I came  down here and saw human beings  preying on each other, pawing  one another. On the Arctic  coast, I could be completely lout  and know what to do. But when  I'm lost in a city, I'm like a white  man stranded on an iceberg with  nothing but his clothes on. I  hope the younger generation of  my people read my story. They  will be easy targets, like me, if  they are not warned."       Some people think our political,  economic and sociological institutions are out-dated, that there is  so much frustration and dissatisfaction because we are using  19th Century values to deal with  20th Century problems. Peter  Cook, Parliamentary correspondent for CBC radio news has  collected the thoughts and ideas  of some of the most noted thinkers and doers in Canada and the  U. S. asking them what we will  have to do to fit into a rapidly  changing world, individually and  as a nation. The resulting challenging blueprint for tomorrow,  The Future Tense can be heard  on Sunday at 5:05 p.m.  We look back nostalgically to  the vitality of pioneer days without realising the challenge of todays frontiers. 100 years ago  Canada was involved with a  gigantic construction project,  the building of the CPR and at  the same time putting together  Confederation. Today, we're  looking perhaps for a new sort  of Confederation and a construction project, the MacKenzie Pipeline which will dwarf the CPR.  The program however looks  further than just Quebec and a  pipeline to economics, sex, religion, politics, ethics, education,  leisure, work, arts and science  and technology. Among those  interviewed are Alvin Toffler,  Marshall McLuhan, Hugh Mc-  Lellan, Mr. Justice Berger,  Judith Maxwell, Margaret At-  wood, Northrop Frye and Richard  Rohmer.  If you've been complaining of  a lack of indepth discussion of  issues which affect our lives on  CBC radio this program hopefully  will provide food for thought and  spark futher debate.  Wednesday February 16  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. Vancouver Chamber Choir,  Patrick  Wedd, organ.  Nightcap:      11:20   p.m.       The  Theatre.  Thursday February 17  Playhouse:    8:04 p.m. Toyland,  Toyland, by Barry Pavitt, comedy  Jazz Radio-Canada:    8:30 p.m.  The Mother Necessity Big Band.  Partn. EdBickertTrio.  Mostly   Music:        10:20    p.m.  Quebec    Symphony    Orchestra,  Louise Lebrun, soprano. Debussy  Sheherzade,   Ravel;    Symphony  ;,No2,Tchaikowsky^        ,T  ^Nightcap:   li:ib;p.m.Jrhe Literary Scene.  Friday February lg     ;  Country Road:   8:30 p.m. Gilles  Tremblay, singer and yodeller..  Have $onte  neups?  The Coast News welcomes  social, church and entertainment news and announce  ments for clubs, lodges,  hospital groups, and service  clubs. j  Remember the' deadline  for announcements and clas  sifieds is FRIDAY NOON  Press releases Saturday  noon. Mail items to P.O.  Box 460, Gibsons.  Hours:  Tues. to Thurs. 11:30 am - 9:00 pm  Fri. and Sat. 11:30 am -10:00 pm  \^f^J  Sundays 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm  Closed Mondays  &  YOStfl'S  RESTAURANT "HE!  Gibsons  Sunnycrest Shopping.Centre  Authentic Chinese dinners - deliciously prepared  Cantonese style and Canadian Cuisine.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Victoria Symphony Orchestra, the  Amity Singers, North Country,  Somers; Serenade to* /Music,  Vaughan Williams. Part II with  Giorgjo Tozzi, bass-baritone,  arias by Mozart, /Verdi and  Rossini. <    '  Nightcap:     11:20 p.m.     Music  and Musicians.       / /  Saturday February 19  Update:    8:30 a.m.    Round-up  of B. C. happenings.  Quirks and Quarks:   12:10 p.m.  Science   Magazine,1  host   David  Suzuki. /        |  Metropolitan Opera:!   1:00 p.m.  Die Walkure, Wagner.  CBC Stage: 7:05 p.m.  Audience  by Vaclav Havel, distinguished  Czech playwright, one of the dissidents under attack' for signing a  manifesto   against/ the   regime  denying   rights  to' the   people.  The play is set in a.cbrewery where  Havel now works./,'  Between Ourselves:    9:05 p.m..  Frontier College and the Bunk-  house Man prepared  and narrated by John David Hamilton.  Anthology:    10:05 p.m.  Morley  Callaghan.     Ronald  Hambleton  discusses French novelist Fran-  coise Sagan.    Poetry by Donald  Poison.  Music from the Shows: 11:05 pm.  Films of Humphrey Bogart.  Sunday February 20  Ideas: 4:05 p.m.  Behind Closed  Doors,  how  negotiations  work.  Could there be some alternative  to   the   troubled   confrontations  behind closed doors that characterizes collective bargaining?  Special Occasion: 5:05 p.m. The  Future Tense - host Peter Cook.  Symphony   Hall:       7:05   p.m.  Toronto    Symphony    Orchestra,  Isaac Stern, violin.     Mercure,  Mozart, Prokofieff, Brahms.  Concern:      9:05   p.m.   Political  Rhythms and Rhetoric - a collage  of great moments in recent political oratory.  Monday February 21  The Great Canadian Gold Rush:  8:30 p.m.   Interview with Roger  Daltrey,   lead   singer   with   the  Who.  Studio session with singer  Shawne Jackson.   Electric Light  Orchestra in concert.  Mostly Musk:   10:20 p.m. Stratford Festival Chamber Ensemble,  Wagner, Poulenc, Ibert, Mozart.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Films.  Tuesday February 22  Mostly Music:  10:20 p.m. National Arts Centre Orchestra, Robert  Silverman, piano, Morel, Schumann.  Nightcap:   11:20 p.m.    The Art  World.  wSiflfid  she was just trying to stay alive!  Twilight Theatre  Up coming at the Twilight  Theatre this week is a Walt  Disney film for all ages and it is  to be followed by an all-action  restricted drama.  The Walt Disney film is "The  Treasure of Matecumbe". It  is described as a rousing adventure set in the post-Civil War  period with lots of lively comedy  and is said to be one of the best  all-round Walt Disney productions in some time. The cast  includes Joan Hackett as the resourceful heroine; Peter Ustinov  as a medicine man and a supporting cast of all-stars. .  The  film  moves   along   at   a  steady clip and some truly im  pressive photography of hurricane and tidal wave sequences  bring the adventure to its climax.  It will show at the Twilight  Theatre Thursday - Saturday,  February 17-19.  From Sunday, February 20th,  to Tuesday, February 22nd, the  film at the Twilight will be the  restricted drama Death Weekend.  The B. C. film censor advises  that this film has brutal violence  and course language throughout,  so if you like your entertainment  rough and ready this might be  the film for you. The film stars  Brenda Vaccaro who made her  screen debut in Midnight Cowboy.  /-  Excitingly   Fun-Filled Adventure!  >  Thurs. Fri. Sat.       Feb. 17,18.19  Mature     8:00 p.m.     MATINEEE: 2:00 Saturday  <  TENSION  so overwhelming,  so unbearable,  so uncontrollable,  you'll want  to scream  out loud!  BRENDAVACCARO  wIMRd  -'��� was just trying to stay air  Sun. Mon.Tue.  Feb. 20,21,22.  8:00 p.m.  RESTRICTED  Brutal violence & course  language through-out.  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  886-2827  Now Opening  IN THE SUNNYCREST MALL GIBSONS, B.C.  J*s Unisex  Men's Barbering,  Hair Styling and Beauty Shop  -& Enjoy Professional Service ^  Hair shaping, tinting, bleaching and permanent waves  In the privacy of individual styling stations  Gerry Dixon  Jaye Helmer  Jean Braun  WELCOME ALL!  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I will  open up with the good news and  tell you that at the Carpet Bowling last Wednesday we had another Birthday party, it was for one  of our Star bowlers whose name is  Mrs. Winn Keen. Winn admits  to being 39 but is in the neighborhood of midway between 80 and  ; 90 years of age and to see this  sprightly little lady getting  around you would never believe  she is that young. It was a surprise party we had for her and  was she ever surprised! It was a  joy to see her enjoying herself  so much. So here's a Happy and  Sincere Brithday wish Winn from  all of us and may you be with us  for many more. But please, and  I ask this as a personal favor,  when you are bowling don't get  as close to the Jack as you do as  you are making it too difficult  for us to compete against you.  Our bingo was again a success  on Thursday night. 105 showed  up to play and naturally the winners went home very happy. We  are all looking forward to the  Valentine Party on Saturday,  February 12th. It is a dinner we  all look forward to and we certainly thank the ladies of the  Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian  Legion Branch #109 for granting  us this favor.  We have a new P.A. system in  the hall now and it makes a  wonderful difference, especially  on the throat, as it comes in loud  and clear and everyone is very  happy about it.  Well I guess that is all the good  news I have for you and now for  the sad news. Thursday was not  an enjoyable day for many of us  as one of our members passed  away last Sunday night. This  wonderful person was Chris  Wood who lived at Port mellon.  "'   Chris  was   a  wonderful   person  who was loved by everyone,  adults and children alike. I am  given to understand that Chris  was known as Granpa to all the  children at Port Mellon and I can  well believe it. He had been in  failing health for quite a while  and then seemed to be improving  but alas his heart gave out and  Chris is gone, but not forgotten.  The tribute paid to Chris was  really exemplified in the Anglican  Church when every seat was  filled, many there were our own  members of Harmony #38. If  Chris could have seen it, and I  really believe he did, he would  have been a proud man. He was  a good Freemason and Past  Patron of the Eastern Star and,  we as Brother Masons will miss  him very much. I am going to  quote a few lines in memory of  Chris who was not only a Brother  Mason but also a true friend,  not only to me personally, but to  whomever he came in contact  with. I would personally like to  thank Mrs. Hilda Lee who gave  such a wonderful solo called  "In the Garden" it was rendered  beautifully, with such meaning  that I believe everyone in the  church got a message from it.  I don't feel like writing too much  at this time so I will close with  this quote to the everlasting  memory of Chris Wood our  friend and brother.  When good friends walk beside  us,/ On the trails that we must  keep./ Our burdens seem less  heavy/ And the hills are not so  steep./ The weary miles pass  swiftly,/ Taken in joyous stride,/  And all the world seems brighter/  When friends walk by our side.  We offer our sincere condolences to Betty and her family in  this hour of sorrow, and trust  that losing their loved one will not  be too heavy to bear. I would  especially like to thank all our  members who turned up for the  funeral.  Happy Horizons  After the showing of a film,  the New Horizons, and Sechelt  Seniors' teams rolled up their  sleeves for a bout of carpet  bowling. Both teams were in  good shape, the counts changing  from time to time, but in the end  the Roberts Creek team gave the  final knockout blow winning both  games for a countdown of 16 to  12; and 11 to 9. It could be that  the levelling of our hall floor  helped tip the scales for the home  team, but whatever the excuse,  the games proved exciting and  were enjoyed by both players and  spectators.  During the activities, old-time  songs were played to liven the  atmosphere. "Show me the way  to go home", "How'ya gonna  keep 'em down on the farm",  "Teddy Bear's Picnic" plus  songs of Davey Crocket and  Jessie James. About the only  old-timer missing was Barney  Google.  Speaking of old times, there  are at least two  seniors living  on this Coast who can claim being  newsboys for the old "Vancouver  World" paper (around 1913)  which was operated by a Vancouver former mayor, Louis  D. Taylor.  The New Horizons photo album  and scrap books have made their  debut, and as time moves on,  they should grow into historical  documents. Our historical department is still searching for  records that indicate when the  Lower Roberts Creek Road was  opened up. Apparently there  were no dignitaries, ribbon-  cutting, or champagne bottle  ceremonies to celebrate the occasion or it would have been  thoroughly documented. However, we are grateful users of the  road and would like to know more  on this subject - if only to give  credit to those unrecorded heros  of former years who pioneered  the project. If anyone on the  Coast can help us fill in this blank  space of our history, please call  886-7297.  Pender  Auxiliary  Pender Harbour Auxiliary is  busy making plans for a tea to  be held May 11th in the Legion  Hall to commemorate the founding of the original Pender Harbour Auxiliary, 40 years ago. A  raffle will be'drawn at the tea.  The first prize is $100.00; the  second prize is a lovely macrame  hanger.  Bake sales, are also going to  be held on April 9th and June  18th at Taylor's Garden Bay  Store. \  Twenty-two members were at  the meeting with Mrs. Eileen  Alexander in the chair. It was  reported that the Thrift Shop  had a good day last Saturday.  Six members worked in the shop.  Lorina   Comeau,   Sheril   Douglas   and  Trina Robinson of the Gibsons School,  of Theatre Dance entertain the people  from Harmony Hall at their Valentine  Dinner on Saturday, February 12th.  The school is taught by Mrs. Jean  Milwood and the program arranged  by Mrs. Ray Boothroyd.  Peninsula Recycling  Had a delightful experience  a couple of weeks ago. A Mrs.  Puchalski phoned and asked if  I would come and speak to her  grade three and four class about  recycling. ,  I've never addressed a group  of kids that young before, and  was amazed at how articulate  they were. They seemed.to have  a pretty good idea of what recycling was all about and.asked  some intelligent questions." We  went through the garbage., can  at the front of the room and  decided what could and couldn't  be recycled and at the end they  suggested they could go on a  paper drive for Peninsula Recycling. A week later they sent  me this thank you note which I  would like to share with you.  Dear Mr. Haigh,  Thank you for coming to visit  us and telling us about re-cycling.  We really enjoyed it and now we  are starting to recycle things  like scrap papers, cans, bottles  and jars.  Then after when we have alot  Mrs. Puchalski will be bringing  them to you.  -7 Yourstruly  Grade 3 and 4  Well, let me tell you, that just  made my month.- It also started  me thinking in a lot of different  directions. Such as - imagine  the incredible volume of paper  that goes through all the schools  in Canada in a year. Boggles the  mind doesn't it?   All those tests  GIBSONS  Building Supplies  NEW NUMBER:  886-8141  J & C ELECTRONICS  & APPLIANCES Ltd.  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It must be very/ confusing to  a little kid (or even a big one)  when part of society is rattling  on about recycling and conser-  sation and ecology, while at the  same time he or she is being  bombarded with insidious propaganda about disposable lighters  and razors. I wonder what went  through that kid's mind the first  time he/she went into a store by  his/herself to buy a chocolate  bar, came out of the store, ate it  and found him/herself stuck with  a wrapper and could find nowhere  to put it.   Don't get me wrong,  by Tom Haigh  candy bar wrappers are not recyclable. God forbid we should  suddenly be deluged with boxes  full of gooey pieces of paper.  But whose responsibility is it to  see that that kid doesn't get an  instant lesson in "throw-away"  living?  We have to eventually wake up  to the fact that this earth is really  a spaceship ~ a closed, finite  system. In the meantime, if  you have any tips on how to keep  household waste down, send  them to Peninsula Recycling,  Box 907, Sechelt, B. C. Here's  one: Save butter wrappers (within the bounds of rancidity, of  course) to coat bread pans and  casserole dishes. This not only  saves a little butter, but helps  clean the wrapper and cuts down  on its smell.  dim DRummono  insuRHncE  Open Monday ��� Saturday  9a.m. ��� 6p.m.  DENTAL   BLOCK  -   GIBSONS    886-7751  AVOID THE RUSH  DO IT NOW  For all your Carpets  T. Sinclair  885-9327  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  BUILDING AND PLUMBING  BYLAW NO. 126,1976  A bylaw for the administration of the Building  Code and the British Columbia Plumbing Code.  The following is a synopsis of Bylaw No. 126 published in accordance with the provision of Section  766AA of the Municipal Act of the  Province of  British Columbia.  v      v.  i ��� ��� *  This bylaw is to provide for the administration and  enforcement of the Building Regulations of British  Columbia, parts 3 to 6 inclusive and parts 8 and 9 of  the National Building Code of Canada, 1975, and  part 1 of the Canadian Farm Building Code, 1975  together with the British Columbia Plumbing Code,  in Electoral Areas A, B, C, D, E and F of the Sunshine Coast Regional District, and replaces Bylaw  No. 94 in those areas.  The principal features of the Bylaw are:  No construction or alteration of building nor installation or alteration of plumbing therein without  permit.  Application for permit to be made to the Regional  District accompanied by specifications, drawings  and other pertinent information and payment of a  prescribed fee. \  Permit to lapse if work not commenced within, or  discontinued for, prescribed times.  Requirement of Health Unit approval of methods  of disposing of sewage.  Inspections required during progress of work and  no variation from specifications, drawings, etc.  permitted without approval of Inspector.  No occupation or use of buildings or parts thereof  to begin without an occupancy certificate nor contrary to the terms of any permit or certificate given  under the bylaw.  Provision for location of temporary buildings and  shelters with requirement for Bond to ensure removal.  Regulation of swimming pool construction.  Penalties prescribed for violation of bylaw.  The full text of the bylaw is available for inspection  from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Wednesday  inclusive and 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Thursday  and Friday at the offices of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District, Wharf Street, Sechelt, B. C.  Dated this 11th day of February 1977 at Sechelt,  B. C.  (Mrs.)A.G. Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER WIRING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES ON THE PENINSULA.  IL  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALL R. SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  Plan two  strategic moves  Planning for the day you retire or buy your first home means  having a master plan for your investment in the future. So  we have two plans to help. A Retirement Savings Plan, and a  Home Ownership Savings Plan. They both earn you valuable  tax savings, and when you subscribe to either one, or both plans  your contributions can be applied to any one, or a combination  of these investment vehicles:  1. Royal Bank RSP and HOSP  Deposits. Interest-bearing deposits  with The Royal Bank of Canada,  offering a nigh interest return,  geared to the general deposit rate  structure. Because of the long-  term nature of these deposits, it  is possible to pay a higher rate of  interest than on conventional  savings deposits.  2. Income Fund. High-yield bonds,  deposit instruments and mortgages  insured under the National Housing  Act make up this portfolio which is  actively managed by professionals.  The policy is to achieve as high a  current income as is compatible  with maintaining reasonable price  stability as well as moderate capital  appreciation.  3. Equity Fund. Investment mainly  in Canadian common stock portfolio which is actively managed by  the same professionals. Long-term  capital growth with reasonable  current income is the objective of  this fund.  It's all in how you plan your strategy.  Your Royal Bank manager can  help you work out a master plan.  Why not call or visit today. Now it's  your move.  Bruce Gamble  Gibsons  ROYAL BANK  .. .for a lot of reasons.  *..������*** Strikes and spares  In the last 2Vi years there were  no 400 games rolled. In the last  2 months there have now been 21  In the Wednesday Coffee League  Paulette Sheldon rolled one errant ball as she coasted to a 407  single and an 820 triple. Paulette  rolled 8 strikes in a row, spared  the ninth and struck out in the  tenth. She was one ball away  from a perfect game. To roll a  300 game is something to be  proud of. To bowl a 400 game is  ten times something to be proud  of. Congratulations Paulette,  from the rest of us green bowlers.  Vic Marteddu, bowling in the  Classic League rolled games of  305 and 333 for a four game  total of 1134 and Lee Larson,  bowling her second 300 game in  as many weeks rolled a 312 single  in the Tuesday Coffee League.  In the Gibsons 'A' League, Ralph  Hogg and Kathy Clark both rolled 311 singles with Ralph totaling 775 for three. Polishing off  a good week, Tom Flieger rolled  a 312 single and Ken Skytte had  a 322 single in the Legion League.  Highest Games, of the Week:  Classic: June Frandsen 288-906,  Dianne Fitchell 275-927, Ralph  Roth 250-902, Larry Braun 234-  907, Al Hunter 258-917, Freeman  Reynolds 280-970, Vic Marteddu  333-1134. Tuesday Coffee:  Beryl Williams 227-656, Mamie  Baba 295-663, Lee Larson 312-  681, Carol Tetzlaff 299-737.  Swingers: Ruby Mason 170-439,  Alice Smith 211-518, Fred Mason  192-494,    Art    Smith    187-500.  Coast News, February 15,1977.      7^  *T* *X* *** *T* *$* ^1* *T* H* ���I* H* ���lt* *T* ^** *** t* ^^  Did yon know that we have a  very beautifully Illustrated  "Hallmark" book on the "Life  of Christ", complemented with  Prose and Poetry? Look, at It  sometime when yon are In the  store. Miss Bee's, Sechelt.  Gibsons 'A': Paddy Richardson  248-648, Kathy Clark 311-661,  Orbita delos Santos 293-704,  Brian Eldridge 286-756, Ralph  Hogg    311-775. Wednesday  Coffee: Gail Prentis 263-649,  June Frandsen 249-706, Paulette  Sheldon 407-820. Ball & Chain:  Carole Skytte 252-656, Freeman  Reynolds 247-686. Phuntastique:  Hazel Skytte 250-638, Mavis  Stanley 258-674, Art Holden 291-  661, Mel delos Santos 250-684.  Legion: Jeanette Maerz 278-665,  Ken Skytte 322-677, Henry Hinz  279-663, Tom Flieger 312-700,  Freeman Reynolds 293-760.  Y.B.C. Bantams: Cheri Adams  172-329 (2), Andy Solinsky 174-  317. Seniors: Colleen Bennett  236-608, Dean Martin 243-589,  Geoff Spence 250-684.  rocks  Tony Berton practises his golf swing under the eagle  eye of Roy Taylor at the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country  Club. The club recently announced the institution of golf  Third straight rugby win  The Gibsons Rugby Club won  their third straight Saturday  game, defeating the Kats of  Vancouver in a close and open  contest, 12-10, at the Elphinstone  /field. Alex Skytte, playing his  first game at scrum half, directed  a strong Gibsons offense, while  Herb Flumerfelt, Bill Bradshaw,  .Lief Mjanes and a very strong  Gibsons scrum contained the  f: young and aggressive Kats. Gibsons trys were scored by wingers  Herb Berdahl and Brian Evans,  while Tom Blain kicked the conversions.  The game, originally scheduled  for Langdale field, was moved at  the last moment to Elphinstone  and a number of disappointed  fans oihissedi/the match. The  reals^iifer.'-'tne!^��hang�� was the*!-.-  condition of the Langdale field,  usually kept in excellent condition  by the School Board Maintenance  department. Apparently vandals  had driven on to the field earlier  in the week and ruined the turf.  Gibsons, still tied for first  place in the third division of the  Vancouver Rugby Union, escaped  the game without injury, but a  badly sprained ankle forced first  string center Frank Havies to  miss the game. Injuries have  decimated the Gibsons back-  field recently and the entire  three lines had to be reorganized.  Despite injuries however, James  Peers, Ian Yates and Herb Berdahl - who incidentally received  a nasty gash across the nose -  filled in effectively.  This week's game will again  be played'at home, probably at  the' Elphinstone field: Game time"  is 1:00p.m., Saturday.  lessons for beginners and handicappers.    The lessons  will cost $15 for ten two-hour lessons -five inside and  five out.   The lessons will start February 28th.  Phone Roy Taylor at 886-7715   Dr., Bank Manager star  by Barnlbus and Company  The Gibsons Wanderers continued their winning streak this  Sunday when they defeated West  Coast United 4-0. It was Kenny  Verhulst's first shut-out. The  other two stars for Gibsons were  Duncan Campbell, Manager of  the Bank of Montreal, with one  goal and three assists and Peter  Cerny, an intern from Switzerland  at St. Mary's Hospital, with two  goals.  The Gibsons team has been  playing excellent team soccer  lately and beat Point Grey Blues  4-1 at Langdale last Sunday.  Honourable mention for good  efforts should also go to Kenny  Hincks with his first goal of the  season and Keiry':?'Bdred"; who  played his usual good game. The  next home game for the Wanderers is against highly touted  Aga Khan with the Wanderers  seeking revenge for an early  season loss of 2-1.  , Members of the Wanderers  team include many nationalities:  Frank Hoehne, from Germany,  Jan de Reus from Holland, Peter  Cerney from Switzerland, Bjorn  Bjornson with Icelandic heritage,  Danny McKay from Ireland and  even a few Canadians, Keith  Bowman, Kenny Bland, Kerry  Eldred, Ken Hincks, Nick Berg-  nach, Danny Paul, Steve Miles,  Danny Weinhandl, Mike Musgrove, Gary Davies, Duncan  Campbell and Ken Verhulst.  The coach is Terry Duffy, a hard-  nosed Irishman.  Good luck to the'.Wanderers  in their remaining games.  by Pat Edwards  Bonspiel Chairman Ron Lacey  presented the plans for our big  'spiel to the executive last week,  and he and his many sub-committees have obviously been working  hard to ensure a successful weekend.  Even though the number of  entries has been increased to  forty, we still have a waiting  list. In order to cut down on late  draws, the 'spiel will begin on  Thursday evening, February 17  for local rinks. This will necessitate postponing the Thursday  night league as well as Friday  night.  The official opening, of the first,'  annual Gibsons Winter Club Bonspiel is scheduled for 8:30 p.m.  on Friday the 18th. Pipers have  been invited- to perform then-  usual bonspiel ritual, and it is  expected we/will have many visitors on hand. Drawmaster Al  Pajak has arranged the draws to  accommodate those who have  farthest to travel, by allowing  them to curl in the late Friday  evening and Saturday morning  events. Each draw will be one  hour and fifty minutes long or  eight ends, whichever comes  first, and Dominion play down  rules will be used by the judges.  Refreshments, under the very  capable leadership of Deirdre  Pearson and the hard working  members of the Ladies Club, will  be 'serving throughout the weekend. The ladies are also preparing the banquet for the bon-  spielers on Saturday evening.  The weekend closes with the  presentation of $1,000 in prizes  Senior girls basketball  The senior girls Vancouver and  District tournament will take  place at Elphinstone Secondary  on Friday and Saturday, February 18th and 19th.  Six schools will qualify but of  eleven eligible schools. These  will include Pemberton,'Pender  Harbour, Elphinstone, one Vancouver school and two independent schools.  Games will begin at 10:00 a.m.  on Friday and at 10:00 a.m. on  Saturday. The winning and  second - place teams will go to  the Provincials.  ���.j*  DOGWOOD  TAKEOUT  BY RICHARD PARKER  We have all been reading  recently about coffee price increases and boycotts on the East  Coast and elsewhere. So it is  with interest that I have noted a  definite-increase in the consumption of tea in our establishment.  As I was brought up in the land  of the tea drinkers I didn't become a slave of the black bean  until later in life.. But, needless  to say, I made up for lost time and  nowadays, unless I get my two  or three fixes in a morning, the  impression that my head is inhabited by a large furry animal  stays with me until about lunchtime. Also, as early morning  "Dogwooders" may have noticed, I become somewhat surly  and snappish if deprived of the  steaming brew.  I am managing to drink tea  the rest of the day but as I work in  an environment of the ever-full,  well almost, coffee pot, its a great  temptation.  I have always looked upon tea  drinking as a pleasant social  event and it is nice to see it make  a comeback. As one final thought  you can bet your last cup of coffee  that although there are all manner of reasons for these shortages  of coffee and therefore price increases, there is no way the price  will come down when times of  plenty return. So, come on folks,  let's show them that they haven't  got us by the bottom of our coffee  pots. Drink more tea, before its  too late!  I have been noticing the  "pushers" in our community  lately. I think I had better define  myself here. What I mean is the  people who do things. I'm sure  you have all attended meetings  for whatever reason; business,  social, church, school, and suddenly you notice the same group  of people getting up on their hind  legs. Whether it's to propose  a motion, be on a committee or  just state their views, there they  are.  This is a fault of mine whether  through shyness. or laziness,  whatever, I tend to sit there and  let other people do things for  me. So I guess I'm trying to  say two things. One is thank you  to the "pushers" and the other is  to get involved I  Come cry with me  ANN NAPIER  If yon have any questions for  Ann Napier, write the Coast  news, Box 460.  Dear Ann Napier:  I've had several years of knowing my old man was unfaithful���  I feel like giving up. Because of  the children I've pretended not  to know. How should I proceed?  M.C.  DearM.C:  I know this is a demeaning  space. Often people, man or  woman doubt their own sexual  adequacy, or retaliate by taking  a lover. That is better than resentment and hostility. Talk it  over, put your cards on the table,  give him time or set conditions  that are tolerable. If you have a  lot going for your relationship,  work on your appearance, take up  a hobby - dancing, art, pantomime, be interesting, read. Her,  or their appeal will probably wear  off. Men seldom leave, they have  to be pushed out. So why help  her? Hang in there until you  feel you can be objective, then  decide. Try not to needle or  verbalize your feelings, go  serenely on. Keep your image  and personality intact. Whatever  way it goes, you'll like yourself  better.  Dear Ann Napier:  I have this friend that is going  with a man young enough to  be her son. This makes me feel  annoyed. Is it any of my business?  Mrs. E.  Dear Mrs. E.:  No! But then we all react inside to situations we aren't used  to. Women's lib makes me feel  its just as valid for a woman to  like a young man as for a middle  aged man to go out with young  cuties-which we accept more  readily, in fact the older woman  can offer a lot in sex and skills.  The older man may fail, but the  older woman doesn't have that  problem. People fall in love  often at first sight. No one carries  a questionnaire to be filled out  before we meet. Sometimes the  attraction is instant and nothing  anyone says matters one whit.  When in that colourful daze, relax and enjoy it.  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  .On, the   Beautiful   Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  Connie Achterberg  Ypur Hostess  *BREAKFAST  * DINING ROOM v  ^GUESTROOMS  886-9033  Sound Construction  Parpen ter-Con tractor  Interior Finishinq  Housev Framing  Concrete Form Work  Gary Wallinder    886-2&16  Box 920        Gibsons \^  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  w  REAL ESTATE ��  INSURANCE  Box 238 1S89 Marine Drive Gibsons,  Phone 886-2248  Ron McSavaney  885-3339  John L. Black  886-7316  Gower Point Road - 3 Bedroom home on Vt acre of view property,  large living room and separate dining room. 2 baths; playroom.  Extra large patio. Priced to sell.  Gower Point Road  $17,000.  Vi acre of view property, nicely treed  Gibsons - Revenue home on 2 lots, making Vi acre of beautiful  level, cleared property ideal for future development. Don't miss  this opportunity for investment. M.L.S.  Gibsons - Older cottage on quiet road; 2 bedrooms, a/o heat.  Some view. Estate sale. Asking $21,000. Make offer.  Roberts Creek - Cleared lot, some view, ideal location. Must  sell. Asking $12,500. Also 2 lots in new S/D partially cleared.  Close to beach. Asking $13,500. Terms.  Roberts Creek WFT - 75' of nice Waterfront over 400' in length.  2 bdrms on main, 2 bdrms up. Large living room opening onto  S/D. Extra large kitchen with lots of cupboard space. A/O  heat. Asking $80,000.  and trophies early Sunday evening. Ron and his crew have  chosen some exciting prizes for  finalists in all three events plus  a few extra goodies, so be sure  you are there to witness the presentations.  In other curling news, Draw-  master Art Craze expects to wind  up the seasons league curling by  April first this year. Tentative  dates have been set for some  closing club bonspiels. There will  be more definite news on this  score within the next couple of  weeks.  Gibsons Lions Club  RENO NITE  Win a trip to Reno  or  $200.00  Saturday, Feb. 19th  Gibsons Legion Hall  7:30 p.m.-12:00 p.m  Games of Chance  Bingo  Refreshments  Proceeds to:  Lions Charities  BILL BLACK ROOFING  20 YEAR GUARANTEE  Shingles, Shakes, Tar and Gravel  Commercial, Industrial & Residential Repairs  886-7320 or 885-3320  Box 281, Gibsons  _.*!. ~\.M  ���TlM-BR-MARTfjl  MEMBER JBsflLsal  $10%?  GAL.  QUART $3.59  BREEZE INTERIOR  FLAT LATEX  C^��oSrte,eds  $12f8  GAL.  QUART $4.19  INTERIOR  ��� Interior Undercoat ��� Primer  Sealer ��� Alkyd Seml-Qlon ��� Alkyd  Eggshell ��� Velvet Alkyd Flat ���  Latex Semi-Glow ��� Latex Eggshell  EXTERIOR  . Primer * Porch & Floor > House &  Trim Qloaa ��� Latex Flat ��� Latex  Gloss ��� Solid Color Stain 8.  Coast News, February 15,1977.  Tidelines..  �� ��� ���  Beware the gull in the sun!     A little  aerial warfare off a local beach.    Photo  taken   by   Michael   Putnam,  of Cosy Corners Camera Shop  manager  Stott on village enlargement  by Adrian Stott  That tedious metes and bounds  description in last week's Coast  News confirms that Gibsons has  achieved its boundary extension.  This occured over the objections  of the majority of the property  owners affected, and of the Regional District, and caused expensive delays for an unlucky developer caught in the red tape,  but it's hard to see why expansion  was necessary at all.  About 18 months ago, Don  Sutherland proposed a small  industrial subdivision on the land  behind the Windsor Plywood  warehouse near Payne Road.  However, the ground's drainage  was bad, so he was told a sewer  would be required. This was fine  by Sutherland, but when he  applied for connection to Gibsons'  nearby sewer main, the village  refused him. The council said  village sewer service outside its  boundaries was legally "not  advisable", so Sutherland would  have to petition the province to  have the land included in the  village. He did this, with good  grace, despite having also to  accept the disadvantage of higher  village mill rates.  But the  village's   stand  was  somewhat strange, since it had  for years been supplying water  service beyond its boundaries.  Also sharing services between  areas, contrary to Gibson's questionable legal advice, is exactly  what Regional Districts are for,  and the Region had said it was  quite willing and able to handle  all administrative arrangements,  both quickly and without village  expansion.  When the expansion was  advertised, it wasn't just Sutherland's industrial land that was  going in. There was also a large  piece of agricultural reserve,  controlled by Sutherland but not  being developed, two pieces of  land the vil'age owned (one also  in the reserve), and, on the advice  of Municipal Affairs, four commercial lots from Windsor Plywood to the animal surgery.  This proposal brought immediate  complaints from the commercial  owners, who would gain nothing  but higher taxes, and from the  Regional District, who distrusted  the Village's intent for the farm  reserve. After all, the village was  on record as wishing to scrap all  the Gibsons reserve for more  development, without regard for  any farming potential there or for  its value as a greenbeit to prevent  expensive sprawl. But, villages  do better in Victoria than Regional Districts, so when the village  continued with its proposal, even  over these objections, it was  successful.  Why was Gibsons so keen on  this  expansion?      Who  knows?  It did gain the village some tax  revenue, but at the expense of  Area "E", which is hardly fair.  Does Gibsons really believe farm  land is needed for development  when there is so much  vacant  or   redevelopable   land   already  in the village?   Or maybe, since  its takeover of much  of Areas  "E" and "F" was recently defeated, it has decided to get there  by nibbling a piece  at a time.  Anyway, Gibsons got its way, at  others' expense.   Sutherland will  get   his   sewer   connection,   although at the cost of a year's  wait and higher taxes, and he is  now being told by the village he  will need a rezoning too, despite  Municipal Affairs' statement to  the   contrary.      One   can   only  admire   him   for   remaining   a  gentleman      throughout       this  ordeal.  Tidewater Craft and Gibsons Fish  Market recently held a Valentine Draw  for chocolates jointly. Pictured here  are Jane Graham and Anne Pinsonnault  of the Fish Market and Carl Drohmann of  Tidewater Craft, along with Marian  Macfarlane who made- the draw. The  winners of the chocolates were Susan  Francis, Valeri Foster, and Sandy Maerz.  Day-care  A program about pre-schoolers  organized by the Wilson Creek  Community Association, will  begin this month.  Workshops for the sharing of  skills and ideas, films, guest  speakers, and discussion groups  for the airing of frustrations and  the working out of common problems are all in the works.  The program is directed at  two groups: parents of preschoolers and those giving care.  Many of the people who deal  with pre-schoolers every day ���  not only parents, but also those  who mind young children - don't  value their work enough. They  consider themselves to be just  babysitters when really they are  an important influence on the  child's development.  We are interested in linking up  the network of pre-school care  centres - Family and In-home Day  Care, the Tot Lots and Child-  minding Co-ops, the Day Care  Centre - so that the most appropriate and highest quality of care  can be offered to every child.  The workshops will be free of  charge and child care will be provided. For further information,  please call: Donna Shugar at  885-2721 or 885-5006.  Kwahtamoss Film Society  by Joy C. Prowse  The Kwahtahmoss Film Society  closed its doors in December of  1976, and the event went largely  unannounced. Some members  are still expecting movie announcements, but for the present at  least, the Society is defunct.  The society was well known  throughout Canada as one of the  most active amongst the Federation of Film Societies. Having  weekly showings, it ranked with  the city and university clubs.  Allan Crane, who founded the  society in 1971, was the major  reason for its success. With his  love of film, his attendance at  film festivals, and his contacts  with distributors, the society had  a continuous input of new,  exciting and varied films. In  early, 1976, the society began to  flounder, but the members rallied  to help at fund-raising. Back in  its feet by the end of that season,  the control of the society changed  hands when Allan Crane moved  away from the area. The task of  promoting and organizing fell  to Eric Zasburg and Jeanette  Gordon, with the continued support of Keith Wallace.  Despite the appeal of good  movies, attendances dwindled  and the society found it impos  sible to cover expenses. So it  no choice but to fold.  Maybe it was time for a rest,  or a change. The interest is still  there, however, and many people  have shown interest in seeing  attempts made at a different  approach to film viewing. There  are many great films which are  only available in 16 m.m. form,  so the society was unable to present any of that category.  With Continuing Education  support there is a move afoot to  begin a new and different film  programme, for adults and children.  So take heart, all you film  buffs. Keep in mind new films  you may see, and think acceptable to fellow film lovers. You  may be needed to help with plans.  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 886-2812  This week by Howie White  Editor-Publisher    of    Raincoast  Chronicles.  Ever heard of the snail slider?  I never did till this morning  either when I was loading my tin  heater with a week-old Province  and there it was on page 29, a  photo of this little fish beside a  ruler. It looked a bit like a bullhead and came up to about the  three-inch mark. Beside this  picture was an aerial photograph  of a new $90 million dam in the  Tennessee River Valley. The dam  looked pretty well finished except  for a bit of scaffolding here and  there, but the valley behind it  where the reservoir should be was  dry.  The point was that the fish had  triumphed over the dam. The  snail slider is an endangered  species whose only known habitat is the riverbed this dam was  going to plug, and environmental  groups in the state had won a  supreme court battle to prevent  the Tennessee Valley Authority  from dropping its floodgates --  ever. The dam has been sitting  there abandoned now for several  months.  To me the story is both tremendously exhilarating and blackly  depressing. It is exhilarating because it demonstrated once again  that the society that represents  the greatest threat to the hope of  finishing out this century with a  livable world - the American one -  also represents the greatest  champion of that hope, that the  sane are still in there at the front  lines matching stroke for stroke  against the insane. But it is depressing because it makes me  realize how sad we ourselves,  here on the Sunshine Coast and  on the B. C. Coast as a whole,  look by comparison.  Because in case you missed it  and I can easily see how you  might 've, we are surrounded by  a threat here now, growing closer  every day, which compares in  scale to that Tennessee dam as  the dam itself compares to the  fish.  I speak of course of the threat  of    supertanker    spills,    which  -opinions and views  could, unless we do something,  knock off a hundred local species  far more valuable than the snail  slider, and catastrophically rearrange the way each and every  one of us out here lives.  Before you say to yourself "Oh,  more oilspill talk," and flip with  a yawn to Burnside's column let  me make two quick points:  1. Computer studies of currents done lately by the federal  department of the environment  show that beaches from Langdale  to Halfmoon Bay would be in the  direct path of oilspill in the  Cherry Point area.  2. We the local population, and  we alone, can at this point prevent such certain catastrophes  from happening.  As an indication of how far we  can depend on agencies of either  the federal or provincial government authorities to do this work  for us, you only have to consider  the case of the N.F.B. film produced last year to publicize the  current studies referred to above.  The film was suppressed by the  Foreign Affairs Department,  because they thought it might  irritate the Americans. And as  far as looking to the' current provincial government, one only has  to remember that it was premier  Bill Bennett who brought up the  proposal of routing the tankers to  Kitimat, which would be even  more perilous than the Juan de  Fuca route to Cherry Point.  The fact is it remains our responsibility to guard our own  homes, and if we duck that responsibility, it's an easy matter  for everyone else up the line.to  follow suit.  Probably the key to this predicament is the widespread feeling that nothing can be done by  the common citizen. This sentiment is perhaps the oil companies  most effective weapon, and one  they try desperately to maintain,  in spite of the fact they have been  forced into our waters by adverse  public opinion in California to  begin with.  The truth is that the  Mulligan speaks out  Area "F" representative  Bernie Mulligan called upon the  Coast News this week to clarify  his stance .regarding recreation  as it relates to Gibsons council  and the regional board. ��� "I  didn't offer Gibsons a deal, as  suggested by certain newspaper  headlines last week," he said,  ' 'Nancy Douglas who is a member  of our area planning committee  and myself attended their meeting asking for facts and figures  as they relate to recreation in  our area and the general direction  Gibsons is taking in regard to  the matter."  Mulligan stressed that Gibsons  refusal to co-operate with the  regional board in areas such as  water and recreation has caused  them to stagnate and is a contributing factor in this present  problem as well as being a stance  that is proving detrimental to  the entire area. "My job is to  represent the people in my area  as well as I can," said Mr. Mulligan, "which I do by holding public meetings. Now, how the hell  can I hold a meeting if I don't  have any idea where Gibsons is  going with this thing? I have to  know if they are going to join  the board or try to go it on their  own because that will determine  the quality and nature of recreation in our area. If they do go  on their own and suggest a viable  alternative to the regional concept, I will go to the people and  let them decide."  Mulligan described recreational opportunities in his area  as being unchanged since he was  a youngster. "My two primary  objections during my term of  service," said the Area "F"  representative, "are to get some  sensible action on this recreation  thing and to do something about  ensuring adequate water for  North Road."  Referring to the offending  newspaper story in which he was  described as taking a very selfish  approach, Mulligan lamented  that the offending journal seemed  "...unable to gather news other  than blowing up my name in  one inch headlines and running  unsubstantiated piece's of gossip  every time someone runs crying  to the regional board."  Guide notes  Gibsons Guides, Brownies,  Scouts and Cubs are holding a  Thinking Day Service on Monday  evening, February 21st from  7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the United  Church Hall. Parents are cordially invited to attend ,this service.  Also, the Gibsons Guides and  Brownies will be having a Rummage Sale on March 12th from  10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the  United Church Hall. Anyone  having rummage donations  please contact Mrs: Holland at  886-7100 or Mrs. Fyles at 886-  7714 to arrange for pick up.  Fire Dept.  The Roberts Creek Volunteer  Fire Department held it's annual  business meeting on Monday,  February 7th at the Fire Hall.  Election of officers was held  with Glen Kraus being re-elected  as Chief. Dennis Mulligan is  the new Assistant Chief with  Dennis James assuming the  Captains duties. Marty Peters  was elected Lieutenant and Phil  Gordon remains as treasurer.  Secretary is Dennis Davison,  Chairperson Clay Carby with  Andy Dube and Ron Service  performing Wine Steward's  duties. Ken Fosbery will be  acting as training officer for the  coming year.  *������*���*������������*���*���*������������*���������������*���������������������**���**  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  t  *  It  *  Re-prints:  8'x10' $3.00  Each additional  print $2.00  ���  5'x7' $2.00  Each additional  print $1.00  oil giants and their sympathizers  in government are terrified of  the common citizen and there are  dozens of huge projects, from the  SST program to the multi-billion  dollar Garrison Diversion project,  which have been dropped or at  least stopped because of public  resistance, to justify their fears.  One such project we could do  well to think about here on the  Sunshine Coast is the Pittston  refinery project in Eastport,  Maine. Eastport Maine is desirable as a refinery site for the  same reason as Cherry Point  Washington - its so close to-the  Canadian border as to be almost  out of U. S. territory. The plan  submitted to the Maine Board of  Environmental Protection in April  1973 was for a major refinery to  be supplied by 250,000 (Dead  weight tons) tankers from the  middle East.  Resistance to the plan by local  resort operators and fishermen,  not in Maine but in New Brunswick, was sudden and massive.  Local press followed the environment department hearings and  large delegations of Canadians  trucked across the border to present petitions, studies, and  demonstrate. Back home they  pressured M.L.A.'s and M.P.'s  into making stands, and both  federal and provincial governments have lodged firm opposition to the U. S. State Department, stating the project represents "an unacceptable risk" to  Canadian fisheries, recreational  activities and environmental well-  being. As a result the Maine  B. E. P. has ordered Pittston to  make its peace with Canada as  a first requirement of granting  the permit, effectively killing the  project.  I submit that the only difference between the tough and  successful federal stand on the  East Coast question and the disgraceful ' hiding of evidence regarding our own spills is the  attitude ofthe local people.  BCAA  represented  The British Columbia Automobile Association is pleased to  announce the appointment of  B.C. (Bernie) Ackerman of Halfmoon Bay as its Sunshine Coast  Membership Representative.  Bernie will be pleased to offer  information regarding any of the  many services offered to the B.C.  motoring public by the B.C.A.A.  Please call 885-3614 to contact  Bernie.  ELSON'S GLASS  ALUMINUM WINDOWS  AUTO GLASS       TABLE TOPS  MIRRORS FRAMED AND CUT TO SIZE  HIGHWAY 101 and PRATT ROAD  886-7359  B  p�� -*rta    H       '"&��    '*      'V 1MB.    V^W  >   -   * -��  7  COUNT DOWN!  12 WORKING DAYS LEFT  RENEW NOW  PERSONALIZED SERVICE  A FREE wallet type folder for your Certificate  of Insurance and Registration Form to early  customers.  DISCOUNT FOR SAFE DRIVERS  K. BUTLER  REALTY LTD.  1538 Gower Point Road - Phone 886-2000  !��w& #*#��%*��  ��   #> ������%%:  t "��' **  7��*    7   ?'��� ^;<:*!*���.:#     f   ^:* ��M* &���$* ,   **,   *-���  *    *:    -i  1i.*f   $. S   *' ��   *'$::;:���* i$   #*,* ASH*1 * .-tfcj    *%.  ~%���������������������&*&*? *?���  * % *&?-?>��� '**    4~ 1  ��� *'' *���  *<���        �� * '<    ��,.   I  SUPER  A Special Offer on Thick Pile!  Rosedale   Made by Crossley Karastan  Two colours only. Golden Rye and Mexican Copper.  Three ply yarn.     100% continuous filament nylon for extra  durability and performance.  Plain - with a high lustre for  ultimate effect.  Sug. Retail Price: $19.95  SPECIAL  Per sq.yd.  9S  Ken DeVries  & Son Ltd.  FLOORCOVERINGS  NOW WITH TWO LOCATIONS:  HIGHWAY 101, GIBSONS.  886-7112  IN THE HEART OF SECHELT  885-3424  * Coast News, February 15,1977.  :9.  Our new free Classified policy:  Ads are automatically  published for two weeks.  The deadline is FRIDAY NOON.  If you wish a repeat please phone in.  Commercial Advertising is 20$ per agate line.  Property listings are $2.00 each.  Coming  Events  Announcements    Opportunities       Work Wanted      Work Wanted For Sqle_  DANCE CLASSES  ��� Ballet ��� Tap ��� Jazz ���  Adults & children, boys & girls.  886-2531  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!  Aerobics dance is here!  Monday 8 to 9 at Elphinstone.  A fun and challenging evening.  Everyone welcome, for further  info, phone Fitness Service at   885-3611         *  Women's Centre: Drop-in Centre  lending library, workshops, crafts  Crises & information: Open  Tues. through Fri. 11:00 am -  4:00 pm. Roberts Creek, behind  Post Office. Call 885-3711.  Would anyone who entered the  Sechelt Agencies Ltd. contest by  Dec. 31st 1976 phone George  Floras at the Parthenon 885-9769.  Sunshine Coast Community  Resource Society - General  Meeting - Sechelt Elementary  School, open area, Thurs. Feb.  17th, 7:30 p.m. Come one, come  all!  AUCTION  Sat. Feb. 26th, 12 Noon. Follow  the signs up Lockyer Road to  Paul Grauman's. Household  goods, furniture & antique tools.  Family Day Care Meeting  For those minding someone else's  children at home & for those  interested in doing Family Day  Care. The first in a series of  discussions and workshops will  be held Sat. Feb. 26, 10 am to 12  noon in the Wilson Creek Group  Home. Child care will be provided. For info, call Donna  Shugar at 885-2721 or 885-5006.  A.A. meetings Mondays 8:30 pm.  and 12 steps meetings Saturdays  8:30 pm.   Gibsons Athletic Hall  886-2571 or 886-9193  Personal  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.  If you are concerned about someone with a drinking problem, call  Al-Anon 886-9193 or 885-96.38.  Meetings St. Aidans Hall, Tues.  at 8:00 p.m.  Anyone interested in joining a  single parent group? Contact the  Women's Centre 88. 3711.  Announcements  SEWING  Course in Lingerie starts on Feb.  21, Monday at 7:30 in Elphinstone Textile Room. Fee $10.00  for 10 hours. For info call Karin  Hoemberg at 885-3512.  SEWING  Course in Stretch & Sew starts  Feb. 22, Tuesday at 7:30 in  Elphinstone Textile Room. Fee  $20.00 for 20 hours.  CROCHET, Advanced  A new course starts on Feb. 28,  Monday at 7:30 pm in Sechelt  Elementary, Mr. Gray's room.  Fee $12.00 for 12 hours. Call  Karin Hoemberg at 885-3512.  BASIC HOUSEWDUNG  A course in Basic Housewiring  will be established in the beginning of March if 10 people are  interested. Fee $20.00 for 20  hours. Registration: 885-3512,  Karin Hoemberg, Centre for  Continuing Education.  Lyn Vernon in Recital, Sat.  March 5th, 8:00 p.m. Elphinstone  High School. Opera arias, songs  from musicals, popular balads.  Tickets at Goddard's, Kruse  Drugs, Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods.  Adults $6.00, Sr. Citizens $4.00   Students $4.00.  Any BANDS that might be interested in playing free or very  cheaply for a Teen Dance, please  call Fran at 885-3651.  Dance students: Are you practicing your festival events?  Women's- Centre: Open-House  Wednesday afternoon. Drop in  for tea, bring a friend or come and  meet a new one.  Women's Centre: Presently  closed on Saturdays.  Jack & Jill Child Minding Center:  Now enrolling 3 & 4 year olds for  fall 1977. Call 886-2924.  Support Peninsula Recycling with  your glass (cleaned), tin (cleaned  with ends & labels removed and  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.  For Information: 885-3811.  Volunteers are needed to lead us  on Sunday Hikes! If you know of  a pleasant, not too difficult hike,  and would be willing to take a  group on it on a Sunday afternoon, please call 885-3651.  Next planned hike is on Feb. 20th  to Grey Creek. Meet at 1:30 p.m.  outside the Wilson Creek Com-  munityHall.  Parents of Pie-Schoolers  The first in a series of meetings  will be held Saturday, Feb. 19,  10 am to 12 pm in the Wilson  Creek Group Home. Come and  share ideas, problems & frustrations. Child care will be provided  For info, call Donna Shugar at  885-2721 or 885-5006.   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.  THE  NEW  TELEPHONE NUMBER  FOR  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  886-8141  We would like to express our  sincerest thanks to Constables  Teichreb and Hicks of Gibsons  RCMP for their prompt and  courteous attention to our veterinary emergency Tuesday, Feb.  8th. Gratefully, Lance & Cheryl  Davey.  Get your free copy of the new  Radio Shack catalogue at J&C  Electronics, Cowrie St., Sechelt.  Work Wanted  Handyman Services  Free estimates - Repairs, renovations, fences, plumbing:  leaky pipes? Electrical: Need an  extra plug-in? Also custom  routered name signs. Reasonable  rates. Phone today - No obligation  885-3403  HANDYMAN  SERVICE  All Types Home Repairs  & Services  Renovations, Additions,  Painting, Clean-up, etc.  North of Davis Bay  883-9266  Barry Large  Box 43,18 Elliot Rd.  Garden Bay  JOHN'S  LANDSCAPING  ��� Instant   lawns  or  seeded  lawn and garden.  ��� Maintenance  ��� Complete    concrete    and  stonework.  ��� Tree pruning  ��� Sreened topsoil  ��� Bark mulch and shrubbery  ��� Complete line of fencing  886-7152  x SUNCO PRINTING  Located in the Coast News  building.  For   all   your   printing   needs:  Letterheads    ���    Envelopes    ���  Business Cards ��� Catalogues ���  Labels ��� Wedding Invitations ���  ���Rubber Stamps ���  Up to 50% OFF  ENVELOPES ft PAPER  ODDMENTS  886-7614 Bus. Res. 885-9737  Coast News  Action Line  -886-7817  Chimney cleaning, Vac equipped,  odd jobs, light hauling, and clean  up jobs. Call Hugo: 886-7785  Will babysit from Wilson Creek  to   Sechelt   area.       Weekdays.  885-2443  ��� The Wood Latch ���  Natural wood to enhance  your  home from toys to doors.    Call  The Wood Latch 886-7738  Bricklayer - Stone Mason  A. Simpkins, 885-2688  Cement Work, UghtConstruction  and smaDiepalrs.  886-2530 886-9041  Mother would like babysitting  job in Roberts Creek. 885-3303  Am looking for weekend jobs.  Tree clearing and cutting firewood.     Have   own   equipment.   886-2834  Experienced bookkeeper to trial  balance requires full or part time  work. 886-7165  1 Ton Truck for Hire  Light moving and hauling  Call 886-9294  Live Wurlitzer organ music:  Make your social or business  dinner meeting a really enjoyable  experience with live Wurlitzer  organ music. For dining or  dancing pleasure book your  musical needs now by phoning:  886-7591  TUFFY'S ROOFING  Tar and Gravel  Singles and Shakes  Complete Roofing Services  885-9585  Would anyone who entered tht  Sechelt Agencies lid. contest by  Dec. 31st, 1976 phone George  Floras at the Parthenon 885-9769.  C  all rasp's  AREN'T  EQUAL!  "Registered Retirement Savings Plans may  appear to have similar benefits, but they  can also include hidden costs that will  cut your return.  I've shopped around and found  the B.C. Central Credit Union  RRSP one of the best. Stop in at  your nearest participating credit  union and check out these facts  for yourself:  ��� Contributions are deductible  from taxable income (within  government regulations)  ��� A high rate of interest return -  not subject to income tax  while in the RRSP  ��� No front-end load  ��� No start-up charge  ��� No withdrawal charges  ��� No interest penalty  ��� No lock-in clause  '   Both the B.C. Central Credit Union  Registered Retirement Savings Plan  and Registered Home Ownership  Savings Plan are great ways to save for your  future. But act now. The deadline for contributions is Tuesday, March 1st."  BC Central CREDIT UNION  RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN  Now available.to members at all participating credit unions.  (B.C. Central Credit Union,'trustee of B.C. Central Retirement Savings Plan)  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  BOX 375, COWRIE STREET. SECHELT, B.C. VON 3A0  TELEPHONE 885-3255  HIGH FUEL COSTS  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees into firewood. $18.00 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping and  limbing too. Expert insured work  'Know the cost before you start'  Call us at 885-2109. Free esti-  mates. JohnRisbey.   Cat and/or backhoe available for  land   clearing,    road    building,  drainage ditches, waterlines, etc.  Call 886-9633 or 886-9365.  For explosive requirements,  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse contact R. Nlnuno, Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute.  Help WqntecT  Part-time help, 2 or 3 evenings  a week in Fashion Accessories.  Mature, fashionable, own transportation, no investments, no  deliveries. For interview call  Mrs. Campbell, 886-8043.  Full time Sales Clerk  With hardware experience, phone  886-2442 for appointment.      Babysitter, 2 or 3   days  a  week at my home. 886-7839  LOST  Small grey cat with some orange  markings on fur. Approx. 1 yr.  old, female. 886-7342  Man's gold rim glasses - 886-9485  Lost: Tan purse, suede. Drop at  Gibsons RCMP if found.  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  Why pay more than 3'/a% to sell  your home?  8" Craftsman Radial arm saw,  $75.00, 200 feet heavy page wire,  $150.00, 6 ft. high. 886-2463.  1-10 speed chopper $65.00  Black motor-cross, hydraulic  front-end, $75.00, 885-9955.  Solitare    engagement    ring    in  sterling silver.   Appraised value  $250.      Will   sell   for   $175.00.   886-2673   7 x 50 binoculars $25.00, 2 Vega  wheels & tires 878 x 13, $18.00  pair, all in good cond. 885-2762  Polaroid Land Camera, model  80A, $20.00, Pocket fisherman  spin casting outfit, $9.00, Open  cabinet with cocktail bar, solid  oak, $175.00, All in new cond.  885-3120  2 sheets marble arborite 4x8,  $30.00, One Roll-a-way bed,  $20.00. 886-9908   Hockey gloves, slightly used,  $15.00. 886-7540    Apple press. For info call:   886-7540  26' B&W Fleetwood TV, combi-  nation.       Perfect   cond.    $100.   886-9965  Poultry manure,  $1.00 a  sack.  886-9831  Small amp & microphone $50.00   886-2806  Manifolds & risers for 289 cu. in.  Ford. Hi-Fi speaker cabinet,  solid African Mahogany 36" x  34" x 16" $35.00, Wash basin &  taps $9.00, G.E. Hair dryer,  new $8.00. 886-2513  33.4 Gallon water tank $75.00  Baby Buggy,  $25.00.  886-2184  Pentax 35 mm camera & 2 Max  1 track tires. 885-2305  Franklin stove, used 3 mo. $300.  firm. 886-9233  For Sale  2 bicycles: Men's 5 speed, 1 yr.  old, good cond. $60.00. Girls  1 speed, $15.00. Ping pong table  nearly new, %" top, folds, $75.00   886-2736  Craftman    bench    saw,    finish  sander, reciprocating saw,  drill'  stand.   Excel, cond. Reasonable   885-3737  Transmission for '64 Valiant.  Push button auto, rebuilt. 3 spd.  standard trans for '63 Pontiac.  After 5:30 call 883-9181.   Fender Rhodes 88 electric piano  Excel, cond. $900.00, Garnet bass  cabinet, 2-15" spkrs. Folded horn  $200.00. 885-3594           One simulated leather chair &  ottoman, 2 pee. chesterfield with  slipcovers, upholstered rocker,  brown. Winnipeg cot with 2  mattresses, Queen sized headboard,- gold. Electric ironer  Mangier, 2 kitchen chairs, 1 push  lawnmower. 886-2609  Twin beds, box spring $70.  Domestic cabinet Sewing mach.  $100. Hoover floor polisher $15.  Hamilton Beach miner $10.,  Land waffle grill $10., Corner  tables & coffee $15. each. Hide-  a-bed & mattress $45., Folding  bed, no mattress $5.00, Complete  16 volume Home Handyman,  $7.50, Double bed, wooden, box  spring $70.00. 886-9668.  Ashley woodstove, used one  month $220.00 o.b.o. 883-9147  or 885-3846.   French Provincial chesterfield  and matching chair, green, $40.  o.b.o. 885-3864.       Swedish Nyckel Harpa (keyed  fiddle) $1,000. o.b.o. 885-3864.  Car bed, as new $10.00, Huddle  seat $1.50. 886-2513.  For Sale  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.        S5-3606   Konica Auto S-2 35 Millimetre  camera, $70. o.b.o. 886-9451  Aluminum    storm    door,     with  screen,    triangular   attic    vent.  walking    tractor,    with    attach  ments, old farm tractor and saw  edger. 886-2869  Wethers for goat meat. 885-2704  15 cubic feet chest deep freezer,  $100. 886-2644        5 H.P. Merry Tiller, new in 1976  Used approx. 4 hours,  $275.00   886-7201   Household items for sale,  Call  886-9469  THE GIBSONS'S ALL NIGHTER  One Hundred Year Guarantee  The best in economical woodheat.  May also be used for cooking.  All   heavy    steel    construction.  .   Brick Lined  Custom   built   -   From   $275.00  886-2808 after 5:30  10 cu. ft. Danby upright deep-  freezer, guarantee, $325.00  propane regulator & fittings $20.  Casette player, 12 volt & 110 volt,  with car bracket & accessories,  $20.00. 885-9662 (Murray)        '  Simplicity spin-dry washer, 1 yr.  old. Good cond. $100. 886-2096  Convert-a-buggy,   car . bed   and  pram.    Good cond. $30.00 Call   885-3652 X  Brother sewing maching, porta-  ble. Automatic, new. 885-2422  Firewood: Moving from Pender,  must sell. 5 cords, alder, fir.  Cut, split, seasoned. You pick up  $30. cord, o.b.o. Phone 883-9147  or 885-3864.  LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  KEN CROSBY  886-2098  JONMcRAE  885-3670  Office 886-2277  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  Toll Free 682-15137:|  NOTARY PUBLIC  APPRAISALS .  MORTGAGES  I CHASTER ROAD: A Bargain! This 3 bedroom  J home on a good sized lot is a terrific investment.  I Needs some interior painting etc. Presently  ��� rented @ $200. per month. The price is not a  I misprint, it really is only: F.P. $29,900.  HOMES  SECHELT: Spindrift Road: Nicely  designed 1% year old home. Close to  schools, shopping and park, right in the  heart ol Sechelt. 3 bedrooms, main  floor, with partial basement, fireplace,  and carport. Landscaped yard.  F.P. $45,500.  GIBSONS - TRIPLEX: Located in the  heart of Gibsons, one block from the  Ocean and 2 blocks to shopping, etc.  Three (3) one bedroom apartments  make this an excellent revenue investment or, live in one and pay for it with the  rentals from the other two. An extra  room downstairs with private entrance  plus a work building at the rear makes  this an Ideal opportunity to have a self-  occupation business as well! Call in for  details and all other information.  CEMETERY & GILMORE: 8 plus acres,  this valuable corner may be on the main  access road to' Gibsons on completion of  the new bypass highway. Many trees  plus 3 excellent springs for domestic  water. An Ideal holding property.  F.P. $49,500.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  At Cheryl Anna Park. 115' of prime  WATERFRONT and over 2 acres of  gorgeous properly. The main house has  over 1500 sq. ft. of finished living area,  Including 5 bedrooms and two full bathrooms, heatilator fireplace and a view  that doesn't quit. In addition there is  a 600 sq. ft. cottago at the water's edge  (suggested rent of $200. per month)  400 feet of gravel driveway winds through  the trees to the double carport and entrance to this property.       F.P. $129,000.  GIBSONS: PRIME REVENUE BUILDING: In the heart of lower Gibsons,  2250 sq. ft. of post and beam construction  featuring 10 foot ceilings, 2 sets of  plumbing, 100 & 200 Amp. service, firewall divider, recently renovated. Lot  size 60' x.100'. Currently leased with a  yearly revenue of over $7,000. An excellent investment value...       F.P. $54,900.  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 aiding.  Close to all facilities on nicely landscaped  lot. F.P. $44,900.  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 out this landscaped lot. SEE  this home and you will fall in love with  it. F.P. $66,000.-  GIBSONS: Excellent prospects for the  one who holds this potentially commercially zoned acreage of 5 Acres.  F.P. $80,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the centre.  Develop both sides of the road. Try all  offers. 5acres. F.P.$30,000.  HALL ROAD: Roberts Creek-1.92 parklike acres over half is cleared and land-  scaped with the ultimate in privacy provided by the beautiful landscape trees  in front. But, that's not the half of it;  the home has two large bedrooms upstairs, the living room and dining have  beautiful hardwood floors waiting to  enhance , your furnishings. The full  basement In this 1076 sq. ft. home has  the utility room set up and a partial  bathroom. The spacious back yard includes double carport, storage area plus  a sauna and change room. An unbeatable  value. F.P. $49,900.  SEAVIEW ROAD: Lovely custom built  2V4 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, V4 bath and  workshop In the basement. Also includes  separate garage. F.P. $56,000.  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: Well built SPLIT LEVEL  home on 115' x 145' landscaped lot.  Three bedrooms upstairs, Franklin fireplace, and many other features. Large  rec room and all the storage space any  family needs. F.P. $44,900.  ABBS ROAD: Overlooking the Bay area  and Gibsons Harbour. This deluxe home  haa every feature you could desire from  a family home: Large lot', large sundeck, large carport. Fireplaces finished  up and down, 2 full bathrooms, finished  rec room and self contained bedroom  downstairs'. Completely landscaped.  And if that isn't enough there Is also a  fully self contained 400 sq. ft. Mother-in-  law suite above the carport. F.P. $79,000.  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 homo  designed for comfortable family living.  F.P. $67,500.  ��� GOWER POINT ROAD:    4 bedrooms in this J  I lovely full basement home in Gibsons. Seclusion |  ��� and still .close to shopping and Post  Office. ���  11100 sq. ft., fireplace, large L shaped rec. room. ���  ��� Large back yard perfect for swimming pool. ���  I An ideal family home. F.P. $47,500. \  HALL ROAD: Roberts Creek - 1.92 parklike acres over half is cleared and landscaped with the ultimate In privacy provided by the beautiful landscape trees  in front. But, that's not the half of it;  the home has two large bedrooms upstairs, the living room and dining have  beautiful hardwood floors waiting to  enhance your furnishings. The full  basement in this 1076 sq. ft. home has  the utility room set up and a partial  bathroom. The spacious back yard includes double carport, storage area plus  a sauna and change room. An unbeatable  value. F.P. $49,900.  REDROOFFS: Small unfinished house  on large, Vi acre lot. Electric heat.  Ideal do-it-yourself project. F.P. $23,500.  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 separate  100amp. service. F.P. $47,500.  SARGENT ROAD: Spectacular view,  beautifully designed home in good area.  3 bedrooms, sunken living room, 2 fireplaces, full basement and sundeck. Lot  all landscaped and terraced. Many  extras such as built-in bar, etc.  F.P. $74,000.  THOMPSON ROAD: Langdale: 3 bedroom deluxe home on an extra large  80' x 150' lot. This 3 year old home has  2 full baths plus ensuite. All large room  sizes. The full basement has a roughed  In fireplace and plumbing for a wet bar.  Carport with separate sundeck. Extremely well designed with 5 feature  Bay windows, best quality plush carpeting and many exclusive features. All  this and a magnificent view of Howe  Sound. F.P. $88,000.  CHASTER ROAD: New Home, 1%  blocks from the Chaster Road School now  under construction. Well designed 3  bedrooom family home on full basement.  Nestled in the trees to provide the ultimate in natural landscaping. Many  deluxe features such as 2 finished fireplaces, skylights, sundeck and custom-  made kitchen cabinets. F .P. $54,900.  FAIRVIEW ROAD: Large family home  with full basement on large lot.    This  4 bedroom home has two unfinished  fireplaces and a nice family room plus  an office. Exceptionally large kitchen  with 27 feet of cupboard space. A total  of 2500sq. ft. of living area.  F.P. $71,800.  SEAVIEW ROAD: Older type, 3 bedroom home, recently remodeled. Partial  basement. Extra large kitchen. Excep-  tlonal panoramic view lot.    F.P. $29.900.  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.  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as it is this double  use lot represents real value. F.P. $22,000  ABBS ROAD: One of the nicest building  lots in Gibsons. Level building site with  drop-off In front of property to protect  privacy, spectacular panoramic view.  Size66'x128'. F.P. $18,500.  GOWER POINT: WATERFRONT:  Lovely cleared 100 x 195' very steep to  the beach but a fabulous building site  with southern exposure and panoramic  view. F.P. $25,900.  HOPKINS LANDING: Extra large lot  with frontage on Hwy. 101 and North  Road. Lovely 4 bedroom family home  with many extras, including Franklin  fireplace and built-in bunk beds In one  bedroom & built-in dressers etc. in 3 bedrooms. Nice driveway In for off-street  parking. This is a nicely kept, well  appointed home and well priced at only:  F.P. $55,900.  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 olfer refused.  F.P. $11,500.  SARGENT ROAD:  On the upper side of   -  the road, overlooking the Bay and as  far Into Georgia Strait as the eye can  see.  This lot is in a deluxe home area.  Close to both shopping arid schools.  F.P. $16,900.  GRADY ROAD: In Langdale Chines -  Superb view of Howe Sound from this  large Irregular shaped lot. All underground services. F.P. $13,900.  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 ROAD at 9TH: Over V4  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. 10.  Coast News, February 15,1977.  For Sale  Must sell 11 ft. over cab camper,  good cond. fully equipped.  What offers? New 2 piece knotty  pine china cabinet, $500. Near  new 2 piece birch china cabinet  $425. 886-9648   New Spanish style coffee table,  $50.00 885-3947.  Upright    piano,     $500.     Firm.   886-7534       9x12 carpet $25.00, Chesterfield  chair, $25.00. Good cond. as is  chain-saw. Offers. Winnipeg  couch, offers. 885-2177   Belt driven bench style grinder,  6* and 5" stone (less motor)  $15.00, Plastic baby carrier  lounge chair with pad, $5.00,  Old fashioned wicker baby bassinet on wheels, with pad, $20.00   Call 886-2407   Offers on one month old SVi by  9Vi' overall pool table. 886-7653  Sectional   chesterfield   $225.,   5  piece  maple   dinette   set   $100.  885-2164   New       handmade        Cowichan  sweater,    Thunderbird    design,  Man's size 42 to 44.  $70.00 firm.  7 886-2096   Tiny crib in excel, cond. with  mattress. Curity disposable  baby bottles. Ladies white figure  skates, exel. cond. Ladies ski  jacket   size   14   in   good   cond.  ^_ 885-2974   New truck canopy, fits Ford,  $60.00 Phone 886-2096  2 roll-a-way beds, 9x12' rug with  under felt, 2 small coffee tables,  1 kitchen set with 4 chairs, 1  captains chair. 886-9382  Alder, $40.00 per cord, delivered.  _ 885-3605   Stack of bricks, $15.00. Call Lee  at:885-3382.   Near new Eureka upright Vacuum  $90.00. Compact Hoover Vac/  attachments, needs new hose,  $45.00, B&W 19" TV with stand,  $75.00, large electric lawnmower,  SSD.00 886-2753   Yukon chimney, $10.00 - 886-8087  For Rent  Furnished cottage at Gower Pt.  for 3 months or so. Commencing  March. Adults only, no pets.  $180. per mo. 886-9566  3 bdrm Mobile home on private  lot, avail. Feb. 1st. to mature  responsible people. Rent: $200.  per mo. 886-9682  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  In Village of Sechelt, 2 bdrm.  cottage. $225. per. mo. 885-9979  days, 885-2062eves.   Room & Board available at  Bonnie-Brook 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.   886-9904   Tantalus Apartment for rent,  furn. & unfurn. Wall to wall,  accessories 886-9544.  Roberts Creek, semi-waterfront,  3 bdrm house, $300. per mo.  Refs req. 886-2744   Immediate occupancy: 2 bdrm.  house, Roberts Creek. Refs Req.  $100. security deposit, $225. per  mo. No large dogs. 885-9205  House in Hopkins Landing, avail.  March 1st. 886-2898  1 bdrm. basement suite, $100.  including utilities. Room & Board  also available. 885-3437  2 bdrm. house for rent, Pender  Harbour. 883-2403  Why pay more than 3Va% to sell  your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  For Rent  FOR RENT  DELUXE TOWNHOUSES  1564 sq. ft. of finished floor area,  3 bdrms, plus large family room  and 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:  Sea-Air Estates 886-2137 or  Safeco Builders Ltd. 683-3291 or  eves. 253-9293  Available April 1, 1977, 3 bdrm.  house, W/W carpets, drapes,  stove & fridge. On sewers &  cable vision with basement.  Term lease. 886-9382  2 bdrm. trailer, Wilson Creek  area. Avail. March 1, $240. per  mo. 885-5040  Gibsons   waterfront,   Furnished  1 bdrm. suite. 886-7108  2 bdrm. Mobile home on private  lot. Want mature responsible  couple, reasonable rent. Avail,  now. 885-2014  Pets  Wanted: Home for large purebred German Shepherd, good  watchdog, too large for present  home. 885-9200  Siamese kittens for sale, $25.00   885-2443   Free to a good home, 1 yr. old  V* Samoyed neutered male, call  884-5340.   Black lab, 9 months old, male,  beautiful   dog,   to   give   away.  885-2422  Mobile Homes  3 year old delux Bentix 12'x60'  mobile home. Car port, set up  in trailer court near Sechelt.,  Asking $13,500. or rent for  $245.50, incl. cable vision and  pad rent. 885-9632 or collect  at 376-4877.  Mobile Homes  Leader trailer, 12x68' in trailer  court. 3 Bdrm. furnished, closed-  in sundeck and storage shed with  carport. 886-9135   Small trailer - suitable for one  person. $135.00 inclusive. Plus  propane. Bonnie Brook 886-2887  or 886-9033.  Bonniebrook Camp  and  Trailer Park  Two choice mobile home sites,  will accommodate double-wides.  Gower Point - 886-2887  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  Units   now   on  display,   phone:  886-9826  USED UNITS  1975 12 x 68' Embassador, 3  bedrooms, VA bath, raised living  room, electrict fireplace, carpeted  throughout, fully furnished and  in excellent condition.  197112 x 63 Leader, 3 bdrm. fully  furnished, very good condition.  NEWUMTS  SPECIAL  12 x 60 Colony, 2bedroom limited  addition,    carpeted   livingroom,  fully furnished and decorated.  12x 68' Meadowbrook, 3 bdrms.,  front kitchen with bay window &  patio door.   Built in dishwasher.  Carpeted throughout  and  fully  furnished.  1976 12 x 68 Berkshire, 2 bdrm.  fully furnished and decorated,  carpeted throughout.  1957 trailer, not too good condition. $500. o.b.o. 886-7406  12' x 68' 3 bedroom, Safeway  Bonavista mobile home. Unfurn.  except for stove, fridge, carpet,  drapes. Very good condition.   886-7989   Furnished mobile home, 12 x 55'  Excel, cond. $8,000. o.b.o.  Selma Park. 885-3880   27' Holiday travel trailer, fully  self contained. Ideal for construction or travel. 16' Citation, stove,  fridge, heater, sleeps 6. 885-2833  Wanted  Kitchen wall cupboard 886-8087  One baby crib or mattress alone,  high chair. 885-3737   limber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.    Wanted: To rent or borrow:  Tow bar for small car. 885-9200.  Dining room suite, double dresser  and 60" head board. 886-9420  4 speed transmission, universal  housing & parts for 1950 Chev  Pick-up. Call 886-7814 afternoons  3 or 5 speed lady's bike, small  tricycle. 885-3501  9 or 10" table saw in good condition. 883-2318  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  Piano duet scores for two earnest  but poor musicians. Pref. classical grade 8 calibre or better.  Please call: 885-9553 or 885-3189.  Car seat for babies up to 40 lbs.  and an infant seat rocker/lounge  chair. 886-7463.  ALDER REQUIRED  Saw-log alder required in standing, decked or boom form.  Contact:    P.V.    Services    Ltd.   883-2733   8' camper for GMC Vt Ton, good  condition. 885-9747  Rabbit cages - 885-3605  Classified  886-7817  Why pay more than3'/��% to sell  your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  To sell or swap: Reloading equipment, grain grinder, 100 lb.  propane tank. 885-3605.  Leslie Speaker for Hammond  organ. 886-7241  Property  Property^  Property  Two Vi acres, asking $11,000.  each. Both on lower Roberts  Creek road, partially cleared.  Please write June Boe, Gen. Del.  Roberts Creek or leave message  at 886-9516.   Spectacular 180 degree view!  Georgia Strait and Vane. Island.  Attractive compact 3 bdrm.  A-Frame, large stone fire-place,  elec. heat, W/W, Landscaped lot.  73' x 150'. Small cabin & gazebo  2 blocks from beach, 2 miles  from Sechelt. Owner: 885-2890.  MUST SELL!  Price reduced to $60,000. By  owner in Gower Point. 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  Vi acre.   $37,000. 1st Mortgage  at 10 V*%. 886-9249.   Why pay more than 3��/a% to  sell your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  3 Bedroom home, full basement.  Electric heat, on 6 acres close to  Gibsons. Phone 886-7832 or  886-2813.  Lot for sale on Chaster Road.  2nd lot over from new school.  Size approximately 64' x 264'.  Phone: 886-9503   LOT FOR SALE  By owner, Lot #12, Spindrift St.  Sechelt. Size: 54' x 110', cleared  Good view. 886-2137.   For Sale: 2 good view lots on  Chaster Rd. 1,000 ft. from waterfront, utilities. 886-2887  Roberts Creek: 3 bedroom home  on park-like Vt acre, semi-waterfront. All electric heat, workshop  basement, large wrap around  sundeck. To view: 886-2744.  F.P. $49,000.  By owner: On Malaview (off  Pratt), Lot 67 x 123, Hydro &  water, $10,500. o.b.o. Terms  available. 886-7540   For sale by owner: 3.5 acres,  semi-waterfront on Saturna  Island, good view, water available, close to beach access. Full  Price $17,500. Call 883-9255  For Sale or Rent: 3 bedroom  house, Gibsons. Landscaped lot,  superb view, two fireplaces,  finished rec. room, \V% baths,  carport. 886-2736  In Langdale, 79' x 150' Lot for  sale. Near school, beautiful view,  by owner: 112-255-4805.  Fairmont Road: 2 bdrms., large  living room with corner fireplace.  Excellent view, needs work but  good potential. 886-2164 eves.  SEAVIEW LOTS $10,000.  Located approximately 100 feet  down Kelly Rd. (on the right hand  side) of Gower  Point Rd.  Call  Gerry in Victoria at 383-4739  For Sale by owner: 3 bdrm post  & beam home near tennis courts,  Gibsons. $35,000. 886-7566  eves, after 4:00.  For Sale by owner: Lot 11, Seaside Village, cleared ready to  build. Buy it for what we paid for  it. $3000. down and take over  payments at 6% interest. Days  call 885-2273, ask for Nicki or  eves. 885-3963  8 x 45' Rollahome on Gabriola  Island. Must be moved $2,000.  o.b.o. (112) 254-5836 or call  886-8097   Lot on Chaster Road, close to  new school, zoned Mobile home,  total $10,000. Terms. Box 949  Gibsons.  Large lot, 90' x 105', Rosamund  Road, right near brand new  elementary school. 886-7350.  If you need a bright warm, 3  bedroom home, call 886-2762.  Reasonable terms.  Like to own a 2 bdrm. house for  about $45.00 per mo. plus your  down payment? We have one in  Gibsons, SxS duplex, 2-2 bdrm.  units - #1 @ $160.; #2 @ $175.  (newly redecorated), nice view.  Assume $23,400. (93/*%) @ $220.  month. 65 x 260 lot, very likely  subdividable in future, some  timber, private, owner must sell.  F.P. $39,900. Includes 2 fridges,  2 stoves, spin washer. 886-7218.  Like to won a 3 bdrm. house for  about $125. per mo. plus your]  down payment? We have one in  Granthams, SxS duplex, #2 @  $190. month, 2 bdrm., nice view,  #1 spectacular view, covered  wrap around balcony, 2 bdrms  up, (large master) basement has  3rd bdrm, den, finished laundry/  workroom. Plus unfinished area  & shed. 100 x 110 lot, 2 driveways, land access, newly redecorated in and out; outside  wiring and yard need some work.  Private, owner must sell. F. P.  $48,500. Price includes 2 stoves,  2 fridges, all drapes & curtains.  886-7218  For Sale: 2 good view lots on  Chaster Road, 1,000 ft. from  waterfront, utilities. 886-2887  LIVESTOCK  ��� HORSES FOR RENT ���  Day or Night  Overnight group rides,  starting  March 15th.   $4.00 per hour, or  $20.00 per day. Call 886-7967.  2 geese,  1 gander, 3 yrs. old.  $25.00 o.b.o. 886-2489.   Pigs born October 1976 - 885-3605  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  TOYOTA  New & Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts & Services  Gibsons  AL JAM I ESPN Phone 686-7919  Royal Bank of Canada  J GIBSONS Branch-Ph. 886-2201 SECHELT Branch-Ph. 885-2201  1- HOURS Tues.-Thurs. 10a.m.-3p.m.  Fri. 10a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. 10a.m.-3p.m.  WINDSOR   PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction Plywood, Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds  Sidings and all Accessories.  ^Delivery Phone 886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  L& H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C.  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  885-9973  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers available  886-2938  (fiurst electric lib.  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  @Vbe electric m.^  Box 860 Phone 886-7605 Gibsons   ������POWER    TO    THE    PEOPLE''  TED HUME SERVICES  Parts, Service, Installations  Stoves,  Furnaces,   Heaters,  etc.  886-2951  Gibsons. B.C  Certified Instrument Mechanic  Free Estimates  Everything for your building Needs  Phone 886-2291  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines, etc.  .Ph .885-2921 Roberts   Creek  BOUTIN  BULLDOZING  Clearing ��� Landscaping  Backhoe Work  Phone 886-9824  R.R. 1 Gibsons  C0IN-0P CLEANERS  YOU CAN SA VE MONEY  By the Garment or By the Load  JSunnycrest Plaza  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  (1971) LTD.  ALL BUILDING MATERIALS  READY-MIX   CONCRETE-GRAVEL  GENERAL PAINT  ^886-2642 Highway 101- Gibsons 886-7832  At the sign of  the  Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  Arc and Acty. Welding Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating Automotive - Marine Repair  Phone 886-7721 Marine Ways Res. 886-9956,  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 006-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1, Gibsons  MACK'S NURSERY   Phone886-2684  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, PruningTrees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  SPRAY - BRUSH - ROLL   CaH 886-2512   SUNSHINE PAINTERS  Let us brighten up your life  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  886-9564  Free Estimates Gibsons  COAST PAVING  PAVING FROM DRIVEWAYS TO HIGHWAYS  Highways, Parking Areas, Driveways, Crushed Gravel  Equipment Rentals  Main Office: Box 95,   Powell River,    485-6118  Branch Office:        Sechelt, Ph. 885-2343 9:30 to 3:30 p.m.  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  TIDELINE  Plumbing and Heating Contractors  RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES  Bernie Mulligan 886-9414 Denis Mulligan  RAY COATESPLUMBING  Contract Renovations & Service Work  886r7695  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (Gibsons co.> Per  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR    Andreessen |  Serving the Sunshine Coast  886-9439 General Delivery Hopkins Landing, B. C.  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  Septic Systems    Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  ROY & WAGENAAR  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  CIVIL ENGINEERS  Marine Building Wharf Street  Box609 885-2332 Sechelt, B.C.  ROBERT W.ALLEN  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Sechelt Lumber Building  Wharf St., Box 607  Office 885-2625 Sechelt, B. C. Res. 885-9581  ROBINSON'S TV  Service Depot for  PHILIPS--ZENITH PANASONIC--ADMIRAL  FLEETWOOD DEALER  Phone 886-2280     FORMERLY N EVENS'   MASTERCHARGE  _     SUNSHINE KITCHENS   Industries Ltd.  iO^^^ KITCHENS AND BATHROOMS  I /fl l^^^ 886-9411 DAY or EVENING  / \  VicBonaguro R.R. #1, Gower Pt. Road  *      Manager Gibsons, B. C. VON IVO  PAJAK   ELECTRONICS  CO. LTD.  RCA & ELECTROHOME  Authorized Dealer  .7333 Sales and Service  Gibsons  Marv Volen  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacentto building  886-959/  Sechelt  C   &   s  HARDWARE  &  APPLIANCES  885-9713  R.R. 2  GIBSONS  TELEPHONE ANSWERI NG  Service - Phone 886-2231  ���fftinanr-  1RSQNSIANFS  SATURDAY 7-11 pm FRIDAY9-11 pm  SUNDAY    2-5pm   9-11 pm  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEWEASY  Cowrie St. ' '   Sechelt 885-2725  STAN HiLSTAD   ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  ORREROOFING  Gibsons R.R.1. Port Mellon Highway        Phone 886-2923  B. EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation ,  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat  ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates  MIDNIGHT TRUCKING  GRAVEL���FILL  ROAD MULCH ��� DRA IN ROC K  Ph. 886-7864 R.R. 2, Gibsons, B.C.  B. MacK WELDING  BRAD MACKENZIE  Portable Welding  886-7222  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cabin'etsand Fixtures -fr 30 Years Experience  Expert Finishing   -ft- Kitchen Remodelling A Specialty  R. BIRKIN '  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  HUGH BAIRD '  Opposite Sechelt Legion    885-2523 Days    885-2108 Eves.  p  \, Cars & Trucks      Cars & Trucks  Boats  1964 Oldsmobile Super 88 V8  motor, Auto, trans. Good running  cond. 886-7989  For Sale - To a kind owner only-  1967 Barracuda Fastback - Nickname Matilda - Auto, trans.  Power br. & steering, Pirelli  radials, electric defog & new  metallic paint job, Complete  service record avail. Asking  $1,100. 885-3512 days - Eves:  885-3768   1975 Chevy Van, P.S. & P.B.  350 V8, insulated & lined, two  tone paint, 16,000 mi. $4,500.  After 5 p.m.: 883-2454.  1974   Ambassador,    P.S.    P.B.  Air    conditioned,     16,000    mi.  $3,500. Excel, cond. After 5 p.m.   883-2454  Jeep Renegade 1976, Warn  winch, 5 big off-road tires &  wheels. Warranty, in show room  cond. 885-3974  ���, _  1968 Vauxhall Victor, in good  condition. 886-2806  1974 F-250 Ford Pick-up Custom,  low mileage, good cond. Full  price: $3,650. 886-3773   FREE! 1964 Oldsmobile for parts  Come & Get it 1 885-3773  1962 Pontiac 6 cyl standard,  many spare parts, needs head  gasket. 883-9181 after 5:30  1972 B.S.A. 500 Single, low miles  good cond. $800. o.b.o. Dave  Boyte 886-7842 or 886-2877.  Station wagon: 1972 Peugeot 504,  good condition, avail, end of Feb.  $2,500. 886-2736  For    Sale:  power train  1959    Oldsmobile,  & engine,   V8-394.  886-9294  1966 Chevelle Malibu, 283 4  Barrel, Needs transmission,  $275. firm. 886-2459  1961 Morris Oxford, running cond  $100.00 Needs little work, good  tires & snows. 886-2316 or  886-9976.   1971 Cougar XR7, P.B., P.S.,  P.W. Leather interior, AM/FM  stereo, 53,000 miles, $2,500.  885-3947.   1969 Ford Fairlane, 4 dr. 302  engine, $550. 1965 Ford Meteor  2 dr. H.T. $350. For evenings  only: 886-2861.  1972 Vega Hatchback, 4 spd.  tack, mags & radials. New shocks  & paint. 32,000 miles, $1,500.  886-2432    1970 Mustang - 883-9058 4 *  Trudeau truck (Never worked a  day in it's life) 1969 Fargo Vt ton,  3 speed, custom canopy, many  extras. Slant 6 engine, very clean  and good. $1,795. 885-9545  For sale: 1973 Gremlin $1,900.  Leave message at: 886-9516.  1966 % Ton Ford Pick-up, camper  special, excel, cond. $1,200. firm.   885-9389   1968 Chev Malibu S.W. 327,4 bar  Body good cond. Engine needs  work. Asking $500. o.b.o. Call  886-2920 ,  1973 Mustang Grand, must sell  going to Europe. 351 Automatic,  $3,250. cash, firm. 885-2880.  1970 Datsun 510 St. Wgn. 40,000  mi. New clutch. Must sell  moving. $1,195. o.b.o. After 5:00  886-9475.  11/8 Monel shaft 14' long  stuffing box, 2 stern bearings.  Rodoer Prop. 26 x 16. Marine  engine, 220 Crusader. 886-9908.  18' LS 302 Ford in A-l. Jet drive,  ready to go. $3500.886-2737.  18' L.S. - Powered by 302 Ford-  Berkely Jet drive, ready to go.   886-2737   23' heavy fiberglass boat.    390  cu.    Ford   fresh   water   cooled  approx.   60   gallon   gas   tank,  good buy at $5,700.883-2318  MARINE SURVEYS  AND APPRAISALS  For selling, purchasing  or financing. "  Surveys for insurance  or settlement of claims.  Captain W. Y. Higgs  Box 399, Gibsons, B. C.  Phones: 886-9546, 885-9425  1969 Datsun Pick-Up  $1295. Offers.  885-3277  Ask for Ben  Wanted to  Rent  2 reliable adults mother &  daughter with excellent refs. are  looking for clean house or suite,  (2 bdrms) to rent in Gibsons  area. Call 886-7317.  Furnished lodging for couple for  a 3 month period or end of April.  Daytime: 689-3931          Responsible couple with 1 child  & dog needs 3-5 bdrm. house on  Sechelt Peninsula for April 1st.  References supplied. Call collect  324-5018 (Vancouver)  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.  3 - 6 Bedroom House from  Roberts Creek to.. Langdale.   886-7198   Accommodation wanted, long or  short term, for a high school  student, can pay minimal rent or  board. 886-2204 between 9-3:30.  Boats  26' Steel hull, 10' beam $1500.  30' Glass over ply 12' beam,  good sea boat $13,500. 886-7832  or 886-2813  Sailboat centre board or quill,  18' or larger, $1,000. to $2,000.  Phone West at 886-2821.  12 ft. Hourston Glass-craft, whale  bow boat, 3 years old, with controls, $400.00. 9.8 H.P: Merc  O/B., complete with tank, never  used, still in crate $600. 885-9545  Davidson 17' F.G. Sloop. Like  new, SS rig, two sails, boom  tent, two oars, trailer, $2,600.  886-7548  Four 3 H.P. outboard motors,  $80.00 to $125.00.886-2738  14' fibre glass runabout, C/W  35 H.P. Mercury Outboard,  $675.00 or trade for a 12' aluminum boat & motor. 886-2738  17' Apollo Mariner, 120 Merc  1.0. Fresh water cooled, only  25 hours. 15-9' Double Eagle,  40 H.P. Electric start Eveinrude  Call 883-2508.   1968 Evinrude 40 H.P. E.S. with  controls, wiring, tank and extras.  $250. 886-7993    Fish boat for sale: After six  call 883-2403.  1971 125 H.P. Johnston, new  crank shaft with controls 885-9328  16' Factory built boat, fibre glass  bottom, complete with 25 H.P.  Evinrude elec. start motor and  trailer. Good cond. 885-9751.  25' Westerly sailboat - twin keel  excellent sailor, very stable,  trailerable, 4 sails, C.B., other  extras. $14,900. or reasonable  cash offer.   (Avail, till Feb. 19)     883-2545  Convertable boat top, never used  cost $150. Asking $50.00.  Risers and Manifolds for 289 cu.  in. Ford. $50.00, Nylon water  storage tank, 45 gallons. $40.00.  886-2513  Free  885-  Agencies Ltd-  2235 24 Hours  otorcycles  175 cc. Honda - Trail & street.  New condition, 74 bike with 75  engine. Spare new knobby tire.  886-2737  1976 Yamaha 125 Enduru.  cond. $850.00 885-9992.  Ex.  10 speed Chopper $80.00, black  Motor Cross, hydraulic front-  end, $90.00.885-9955   For Sale  For Sale: Good mixed hay, to  clear $1.50 a bale, minimum 20  bales. Call 886-2887.  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  Travel  For all your travel arrangements,  Charters, Direct Flights, Contact  LynnSzabo  Graduate of  Canadian Travel College  Instant Reservations & Ticketing  through our Direct Line to all  Air Line Companies.  Plan well ahead for reduced rates  to Hawaii, Mexico, Disney Land  and South.  Associated with all Tour  Companies.  PENINSULA TRAVEL AGENCY  Dental Block, Gibsons  886-2855 Toll Free 682-1513  Too late to  Classify  Keystone Mini-bike, 3 H.P.  engine. $125.00 with helmet.  886-2090 after 6 p.m.  1957 Chevy 2 dr. sedan, good  cond. with many extras. 885-2771  76/Fender 12 string & case  $300., Free Spirit ten speed $100.  Yamaha 250 trials, good cond.  $500., 23 ft. Sailboat, engine,  anchors, stove, sails, etc. $1,500.  or trade for street bike. (Forty  plus) Seagull engine $300.00   886-2680   1968  250  Ducati,   extra   parts,  runs well, helment, $250. o.b.o.   886-9257   Two teenaged boys would like  odd jobs. Call 886-2103.  ��� HORSESHOEING*  Horse Manure for Sale. T. Bowe.  886-7967  Furnished Mobile Home for sale,  12'x55', excellent cond. $8,000.  o.b.o. Selma Mobile Vista Home.  885-3880  Will exchange 2 large lots in  Cariboo, 108 Mile Ranch - for  home in Gibsons-Roberts" Creek  area. Preference: Waterfront.  886-7210  For rent: 2 bdrm. suite, waterfront, fireplace. $250. month.  886-9316 or 886-9342 eves.  1966 Datsun 4 dr. sedan, good  cond. $400. After 5:885-3938.  Wringer washing machine, $30.  886-9324   A 28 year old mother of 2 would  like to day-care other pre-schoolers, Wilson Creek. 885-2771  NOTICE  Gibsons Telephone Answering  Service  Has a few openings for new  customers. Phone: 886-7311.  Coast News, February 15,1977.  n~  HAPPY  BIRTHDAY  February 19th  LOLA!  Wanted  Wanted  :   Ladies bike- 885-3510  BIRTHS  SZABO:   Ken Crosby and Lynn  Szabo are pleased to announce  the   arrival   of   Shauneen-Lynn .  Arlene:   Born on February 3rd,  1977, weighing in at 8 lbs. 8 oz.  Special thanks to Dr. Gehrring, ,  Dr. Pendelton and Dr. My-Hille-��  Jones, staff and nurses. %  Obituaries  WOODFORD: Passed away  February 5, 1977. Annie B.  Woodford, late of Sechelt, aged  95 years. Survived by one  daughter, Mrs. Doreen McCloy,  Calgary. Mrs. Woodford was a  Live Member of the I.O.D.E.  and the W.C.T.U. Furneral  service was held Wednesday,  February 9th at the Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev.  John Low officiated. Cremation  followed.  Travel  RENO $94.50  8 Days. 7 Nights Bu�� Tour  SUPER WEEKEND  RENO $169.50  SAN. FRAN. $179  Hotel & Air Included  WAIKIKI $389  8 Days. 7 Nights  MAUI $409  8 Days. 7 Nights  SKI TAHOE $239  Air. Hotel * Lifts  SUPERIOR TOURS LTD.  Lobby of Sandman Inn  180 West Georgia St.  6897117  Too Late to  Classify   NORTH ISLAND  PEST CONTROL  WORK GUARANTEED  AT REASONABLE RATES  Local Licensed Operator  1  Charlie Cairns  885-3606  MOSS & FUNGUS CONTROL  %  9  Kirs. Phyllis Stew of Gibsons  was the lucky winner this week  in the Lions 400 Club draw. Mrs.  Stew, who iives on Sargent  Road in Gibsons had her ticket I  drawn by local man Ed Vaughan.  DAMPWOOD TERMITE: Unlike ants  not constricted between abdomen and  thorax. Entry holes Vi" diameter. Long  giat tunnels following wood grain. Damage may be extensive before infestation  is noticed.  g  I  ?  1  .v.  ��:���:�����:���;���:���;���:���  .......  ���������:��:���  B  'an.  The Gibsons  All Nighter  Wood Heater  CUSTOM BUILT  From $275.00  The   best   in   economical  wood heat ��� May also be  used for cooking.  ALL HEAVY STEEL  CONSTRUCTION  BRICK LINED  One Hundred Year  Guarantee  Tideline  Plumbing and Heating  886-9414  * Retail Supplies  and Contract Work  ��� Complete Line of Plumbing  Supplies for the Handyman.  ft Hot Water Tanks  ft Copper Pipe  # Plastic Pipe  ft Fittings  And More!  ������>. -;**. .' ;. i   ��  Property  24 Hours  ue  Box 128, Sechelt  Phone Vancouver  689-5838  885-2235  Agencies Ltd.  24 Hours  Automobile  Licence and Insurance  OFFICE OPEN:   Monday to Friday - 8am to 9pm Saturday - 9am to 4pm  1977  aiunrBpiani  INSURANCE AND  LICENCE  Call Tanya  for Prompt,  Efficient Service !  "Free" Metric  Converters to  Our Customers,  While They Last!  1977  Ciiyritepltewrh  INSURANCE AND  LICENCE  Sell Your Home For Only 3%% Commission  Volume Sales Give You Reduced Cost.  To List Your Home - Call:  7  if  i  JACK PAT LOU PETER C. R. BOB ANN DON JOHN R.  WARN MURPHY      GOODWIN SMITH      GATHERCOLE       KENT IBBITSON       HADDEN       GOODWIN  886-2681    885-9487   885-2456   885-9463   886-2785   885-9461  886-2542   885-9504   885-2235 wmmm&vmmmm  ���Manw  "AP    ^Mt^WWWWBWWIBilWHI  ^wan^mn4wnMw*��aig^  ��HP^.��.  12.  Coast News, February 15,1977.  Local developer, Henry Hall, of Cameo Lands  has finally cleared the final hurdle with the  Regional Board in his long drawn-out struggle  to gain permission to build an industrial park  in the Wilson Creek area.  Hall finally makes it  The Department of Lands and  the regional district have both  recommended a 20 for 20 acre  land-swap with Mr. Henry Hall  of Cameo Lands to facilitate the  creation of an industrial park on  Field Road, adjacent to and  immediately below the southern  most end of the airport property.  The proposal awaits only final  approval from Victoria which  should be a mere formality and  forthcoming in the immediate  future. The regional board at  this week's session approved  rezoning ofthe land to industrial.  New library books  Several new titles are available again this month at Gibsons  Public Library with most of the  new books to be found on the fiction shelves. New books include  Stranger at the Gates, by Evelyn  Anthony; The Year of the Cougar  by Jesse Bier; Sara by Brian  Cleeve; Yesterday's Enemy by  William Haggard; The Covenant  by Brigid Knight; The Greek by  Pierre Rey; Murderer's Mansion  by Irene Shaw; The Main by  Trevanian.  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