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 !.-,iflIL��v*-l_J ���''���-"  %Hx?<i  ^-.^K^iie Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  Volume 30, Number 20.  May 17,1977  question  response  The regional board members learned at the regular meeting  held on Thursday, May 12th, that the initial response to the  questionnaire to the public on Peninsula Recycling support  had been good. Sechelt representative Morgan Thompson  complained that the wording of the questionnaire had been  misleading in that it suggested that the amount of support  needed by Peninsula Recycling amounted to $700 only instead  of that sum per month oyer a period of seven months for a total  of. $4,900. Thompson suggested another questionnaire clarifying this point.  Initially this was agreed upon but the decision was later  changed when it was found that the questionnaire had been  incorrect in only one of the local papers. A corrected version  will be run in that paper this week.  On another controversial matter, the board received a letter  from B. C.. Hydro advising that  they will be conducting herbicide  spraying within the confines of  their substation grounds in Gibsons, Pender Harbour, Port  Mellon and Sechelt. This was the:  first time a letter had been received prior to the actual .spraying.   ' '.':.'" '   y-  A letter was also received from  Mrs. Aleeta, Gilker thanking the  regional board for using the name  Cliff Gilker Park in honour of her  late husband's contributions to  the community. A wooden sign  is being carved for the entrance  to the park.  In other regional board business, a petition by Mr. Brynelson  protesting the development of a  wilderness trail close to Brooks  Road in Pender Harbour had to be  postponed to a later date because  Mr. Brynelson's inability to be  present on May 12th. Mr. Brynelson maintains that the proposed trail will start nowhere and  go nowhere and merely impeded  future possible development in  the area.  Several of the by-laws under  unfinished business had already  been dealt with that same evening in the planning committee  meeting.- Consequently they  were passed in block. By-law  96.2, a land use amendment at  the Big Maples Motel, and by-law  122, the Cape Coburn land use  contract on Nelson Island were  both adopted. Emergency Program by-law 142 had been amended to fit the local needs and it  was given third reading.  The shortest- regional board  meeting on record adjourned at  8:20 p.m.  Regional Planning meet  On Thursday, the 12th of this Murphy's property in Halfmoon  month, before the^regjilar,;m-a6fc^^Bay^ and Plan 2746-concerning  ing, the Regional Board heltfl- Mr. Skytte's property were also  planning committee meeting.  On unfinished' business, the  first item was by-law 96.6. This  concerned Archie Halita's request for rezoning at Twin Creeks  quest for. rezoning at Twin  Creeks; The by-law received its  third reading. By-law 96:14 was  tabled. This was a proposal by  Mrs. Long to open a store on  Chaster Road. Board members  have received complaints that  because of the proposed site on  the crest of a hill, this would  cause a traffic hazard. Mrs.  Long is re-evaluating the situation, and will inform the board  when she wishes to go to public  hearing.  By-law 96.17, concerning Mrs.  WHERETO FIND  A COPY OF  THE COAST NEWS:  In Gibsons: The Co-op Food  Store,  Ken's Lucky Dollar,  Village Store, Kruse Drug  store, Western Drugs, D.G  Douglas Variety Store.  In   Davis   Bay:    Peninsula  Market.  In    Sechelt:    Mac's,    The  Family Mart, Red & White  Grocery, Campbell's Variety  Store,  Shop-Easy,  Western  Drugs.  In Madeira Park:     I.G.A.,  Holiday Market.  In Garden Bay:   Penderosa  Grocery.  Also on the B. C. Ferries  between Horseshoe Bay and  Langdale.  IN YOUR MAIL BOX  tabled  It was unanimously passed to  rezone the Carey property in  Roberts Creek through by-law  103.3. It will now be classed as  Residential Two. The board felt  that if they had to wait for the  Roberts Creek Planning Committee they could be looking at a  two-year wait as happened in  Sechelt. It was pointed out that  the Pender Harbour Committee  had only been in the works for  four months and was going along  well, and perhaps Sechelt was the  exception to the rule.  Jack Paterson, the representative for Area "A" put a damper  on this by saying, '"I have had  very violent rumbling about the  Pender Harbour Plan, and there  is no way it will be accepted  unanimously."  The legality of posting directional signs for marinas, - etc.,  next to the highway had been investigated. Under the Motor  Vehicle Act, there is an allotment  for signs on the road allowance  and it should not be necessary to  place them on private property.  Pender Harbour  Pool green light  It could be the answer to Gibsons parking problems. The car on which Constable Grimson  stands was left on the ramp by four young people  who took their boat out to do some diving. ��� Un  fortunately 'time and tide wait for no man' and  even the towing truck which came to the rescue  ran"into obvious difficulties.  Harbour variety show successful  _ _    _ _ ' J , r-i  School Board members learned  that the Department of Education  had approved the plans for the  swimming pool which will be constructed in conjunction with the  new Pender Harbour Secondary  School at their meeting held on  Bowen Island on May 12th. Bill  Hawker, Superintendent of  Facilities Planning, conveyed the  welcome news of the approval to  the board members at a special  meeting held the previous day.  The swimming pool will be constructed under the gymnasium in  the new school with both inside  access and outside community  access. Because the gymnasium  will be constructed some twelve  feet above the level of the ground  it will be possible to have a glass  wall illuminate the swimming  pool with natural light. School  trustee Peter Precesky, in conversation with the Coast News, gave  credit to Shirley Vader and her  committee workers for, achieving  this community facility.  New site  Another item of discussion on  the May 12th agenda was the  need for expansion of the present  Bowen Island School site. The  board learned that Mr. James of  Union Steamship, who owns the  adjacent property, had been quite  intransigent in his refusal to negotiate with the school board  about the purchase of the requi  site land. In addition, Education  Minister Pat McGeer had refused  permission for the school board to  purchase the land by expropriation.  Under the circumstances, Bill  Hawker, Superintendent of Facilities Planning suggested that it  might be desirable to locate ah  entirely new site for the Bowen  Island School since the present  site was at best marginally desirable. The response of the.  Bowen Island residents present  at the meeting was enthusiastic  to this suggestion. A reasonably  level 5-acre site is now being  sought on the island:  Personnel  In personnel matters,. Mrs.  Doris Fuller, president-elect of  the Sechelt Teachers Association  was granted an additional five  days leave to continue her work  with the B.C. Teachers Federation's Investigation Committee  which is charged with the responsibility of investigating  ethics charges. Bob Graham of  the Elphinstone Secondary School  staff was granted permission to  miss the first semester of the next  school year to facilitate a visit  home to Australia. Mrs. Lang of  Sechelt Elementary School was  denied a year's leave of absence  on the grounds that it would be  her third such leave in five years.  by John Faustmann  w<Itfwas standing' room"only if  you arrived too late at ,the Community Concert held at the  Madeira Park Elementary School  last Wednesday night. More than  two hundred people filled the  school gymnasium for the event,  which featured- concert bands,  instrumental solos and duets,  and individual dance interpretations.  Twenty-three different events  were listed on the programme,  and although the show was  lengthy, master of ceremonies  Frank Holmes and stage manager  Joe Harrison kept things, moving  smoothly. The range of performances was very broad, and  many local people were provided  a showcase for their talents. In  between musical selections by  the Pender Harbour Community  Concert Band, the Madeira Park  Elementary School Choir, and the  Madeira Park Elementary School  Intermediate Band, (all under the  direction of Michael Simpkins),  there were several ballet numbers, an accordian solo, and a  flute ensemble. A group of very  small children from the play  school did two numbers, acting  Police  out'the^ordslo' t'Heie - wV^f-J A recitation of Robert'bervicels  round the mulberrybusb". The* "The ��allad of Bessie's Boil" by  Malaspina Brass,  thej Harbours John Burnside, provided a light  NDP club executive  Lights and the Pender Harbour  Community Choir did selections  that covered a musical span from  Mozart to "Somewhere over the  rainbow''. The Talentos, a local  family, provided a not inconsiderable portion of the evening's  entertainment with their singing,  and with instrumental pieces on  the piano and saxophone.  moment in the evening, as had  Mrs. Margaret Jones' recitation  of one of her own compositions  earlier. , Limitations of ��� space  here force the exclusion, of our,  mentioning the many other acts  ; that made this a very entertaining  evening. The capacity audience  that attended was obviously  pleased with the show.  A very unique band  The Pender Harbour Community Band, In aid of which the  Variety Show was held in Madeira  Park on Wednesday, 'May 11th.  Is a unique community Institution. With ��� school music program not available in Pender  Harbour, the bind under the  directorship of Mike SimpldiM,  opened its membership to school  age children.  As a result one finds whole  famlles* mother, father and children as members of the band. It  Is not known whether such a complete community ���wlra! organ.-  exists anywhere else In  the province.  Besides the uniqueness of  Its membership, the Pender Harbour Community Band Is a group  of talented musicians with an  able director aad it Is to be hoped  that_opportunItles will be found to  ���How them to be heard In other  parts of the Su-shlne Coast.  Winners  The winners have been announced for the recent contest  for posters to advertise Sechelt  Timber Days, 1977. All Sechelt  area school children participated.  The winner in Grade One was  Susanna Barrett of Roberts  Creek; in Grade Two Mikina  Drushka of Halfmoon Bay; in  . Grade Four the winner was Andrea Rayment of Sechelt; Susan  McKibbin of Sechelt was the  Grade Five winner; Lana Arnett,  also of Sechelt won at the Grade  Six level; Nancy Montgomery of  Roberts Creek was the Grade  Seven winner; and Robyn Snel-  grove of Chatelech Junior Secondary School won at the Grade  Eight level.  The best over-all was judged  to be the poster submitted by  Susan McKibbin, with Nancy  Montgomery second, and Andrea  Rayment third.  In police news this week the  preliminary hearing in the case of  the Crown vs Shannon will be  held on Monday, May 16th. The  hearing involves the shooting  death of Billy Black late last  year. The crown prosecutor will  be Mr. Leonard Daoust. Mr.  Robbins will be acting on behalf  of Shannon. Scanners will be  used on people entering, the  courtroom.  In other Sechelt news, the  police in that area are still having  trouble with car boys knocking  down stop signs. The latest  incident involved the sign at the  corner of Norwest Bay Road.  Charges will be laid.  Break and entry are the main  features of police activity in  Gibsons. There were two such  incidents last week in houses on  the Chekwelp Reserve. In both  cases liquor and glasses were  stolen. Also last week, the Gibsons Shell Service Station was  broken into Wednesday. Police  are investigating.  Police also advise that studded  snow tires cannot be used after  April 30th. The fine for non-  observance is $35.00. This week  is Police Week and the local detachments will be doing spot  check examinations of vehicles.  Peninsula Center,N.D.P. Club  elected the following slate of  officers for the ensuing year:  President Peter Hoemberg, 1st  Vice-President Terry Hutchinsen, '  2nd Vice-President Christa West,  Secretary Nell Jager, Treasurer  Ed Nicholson,. Membership  Marion     Mahy,      Member-At-  Large,' Mackenzie fConstituency  Ed Nicholson, Publicity Janet  Allen, Ways and Means Astrid  Kadini  In charge of pick-ups for the  garage sale and auction, June  25th, Terris Kwasney, Terry  Hutchinsen, and Malcolm Mahy.  Local sculptor in f inals  David Kydd of Gibsons has  reached the finals in WELDART  II, a welded metal sculpture  competition for Canadian amateur   artists.       His   sculpture,  entitled "Vagabond" is one of  19 entries selected for final  judging. The grand prize is a  V* scale working replica of a  1902 Cadillac Surrey, complete  with fringe on top.  The second annual contest,  sponsored by Canbx arid: Deloro  Stellite, divisions of Canadian  Oxygen Ltd., attracted over 500  applications from across the country, including businessmen,  housewives, welders, teachers,  students, etc. V  Judges for the competition are  Arnold Edinborough, President,  Council for Business and the Arts  in Canada, Roald Nasgaard,  Curator, ^Contemporary Art,  Art Gallery of Ontario and Walter Yarwood, Sculptor. Final  judging will take place in Toronto on May 16th. The winner's  name will be announced at a  Reception and Awards : Presentation in Toronto in early Oune.  s!  Local resident found that the recent high winds and tide had left him with a beach bonanza.  Last Thursday night the beaches at Roberts Creek were covered with natural mulch, perfect  for the garden.  In a recent issue of the Coast  News we ran a story on a recent  art show held at the United  Church and referred to it as the  United Church Art Show. The  art show was organized and  arranged, of course, by the Sunshine Coast Arts Council who  should have been given credit for  their work. Apologies to the Sunshine Coast Arts Council.  Regional Board Planner Paul Moritz , is shown here explaining charts to committee members.       .  Delivered  EVERY address on  the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday!  ___BMmW__��__B___H____B_-__^^ P��'�������  mt ii i     i>     m   i i   n.  Coast News, May 17,1977.  &  ti  I  6  b  *���  it  Hi  s  H.  a  if  ('  ��"  t*  t  _���  %  ��;  A CO-OPERATIVELY AND LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B. C. every Tuesday  By: Glassford Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons Phone: 886-2622 or 886-7817  Editor-John Burnside  Reporter/Photographer - Ian Corrance  Advertising -Josef Stanishevskyj  Receptionist/Bookkeeper- M. M. Laplante  Production - Bruce M. Wilson  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley  ��  CNA  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.  The Government giveth...  The most recent session of parliament  was, among other things, witness to the  government sponsored Gift Tax ��� Repeal  Act. The original act, made into law by  the W. A. C. Bennett administration,  stipulated that there would be a tax imposed on all gifts over ten thousand  dollars. With repeal, this law is no longer  in effect.  It is, at best, a weak-kneed rhetorical  question to ask who this repeal act will  benefit. How often have you or your  friends either given, or received, gifts  valued at more than ten thousand dol  lars?  How likely is it that this will occur  to you?  During the debate on the act, Dave  Barrett, leader of the opposition, cited  the fact that the present premier's father  had instituted the gift tax. He wondered  how the present government could justify  repeal. The only answer Socred .backbenchers could supply was: "Times  have changed". We cannot but agree .  with such trenchant analyses of the contemporary scene. Times have changed,  indeed. How comforting this thought  must be for the very wealthy.  and taketh away  Sometimes this Provincial Government  is quite beyond belief. A few weeks ago  it was Bill Vander Zalm announcing that  he had a surplus of $100 million in his  branch of the government. This week  it's Pat McGeer bowing out as head of  I.C.B.C. smugly announcing that he too  has managed to accumulate hundreds of  millions of dollars of the people's money.  This at a time when the Economic Council  of Canada in an unusually frank fashion  has said that the Socred Government is  mis-managing the economy of the province because of the vast sums of money  it has extracted from circulation.  At a time when the unemployment rate  in the rest of Canada is falling in B. C. it  is rising.    The number of bankruptcies  in small business continues to increase  alarmingly.   Quite simply, the Economic  Council of Canada says it's because there  isn't enough purchasing power in the  economy.   They advocate a reduction in  the seven per cent tax cuts and a return  to circulation of some of the monies that  .  the  government   is   squirrelling   away.  The government pays no attention. They  continue to beggar the province in the  name of fiscal responsibility.  It can't just be stupidity. One suspects  that this Bennett learned what he thinks  he knows from Bennett the Elder. Draw  money from the economy over a period of  three years or so and then, just the year  before election time, pour the huge,  accumulated surplus back into the eco  nomy with goodies for all and get yourself  re-elected for another round of the same  cynical manipulation. It worked, for  Bennett the Elder for twenty years and  obviously Bill thinks if it was good  enough for Daddy it's good enough for  me.  The drawbacks are not only found in  those   periods   when   the   government,  as now, is in the process of accumulating  its surpluses.     Serious problems arise  when the .surge of hoarded money reenters the economy.   Suddenly long-delayed projects of all kinds are possible  and the dis-used labour force is in great  demand and parlays that demand into  inflationary settlements to make up for  the lean years.    It's all such old hat.  The evils of the boom and bust cycle of  economics have been enunciated again  and again.   Ultimately it is a crass and  cruel way to manage an economy.    It  does  buy  short  term  election   results,  however, or at least it did for Daddy,  and beside that cynical short-term political goal what matters the suffering of  the people?  When are we going to be sophisticated  enough to realize that that's our money  that Vander Zalm, McGeer, and the rest  are so smugly pleased with themselves  for having accumulated? When are we  going to get irate at the cynical assumption that no matter what happens we can  be bought off every four years with our  own money? When are we going to throw  the rascals out?  from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  Richard Gaines, contractor who built  the Gibsons Public Library, handed the  keys to Mayor Wally Peterson at a ceremony during which the new library was  opened to the public.  TOYEARS AGO  Present spring water runoff in the  reservoir at the source of the springs is  pleasing to members of Gibsons council  who learned last Tuesday night that the  present flow is in the region of 20,000  gallons a night.  15 YEARS AGO  A contest in cooking skills will run for  the next three weekends in Gibsons.  In murky weather which dampened  the ceremony, Gibsons - Sechelt Municipal Airport was officially opened this  week in a simple ribbon cutting ceremony.  20 YEARS AGO  "Paris does Strange Things", a technicolor feature with Ingred Bergman and  Mel Farrer.  Gibsons Meat Market smoked picnic  hams 49$ lb., home cured side bacon  39* Vi lb. Shop early and avoid disappointment.  25 YEARS AGO  Wood, wood, wood. Mill wood, 5 loads  for $40.00 or $9.00 a load. Saw dust  $7.00 a load.  Wanted to rent: We like Gibsons and  wish to rent a cottage in August, Box  15, Coast News.  30 YEARS AGO  An auxiliary to the Victorian Order of  Nurses was inaugurated here Friday in  Roberts Creek.  Can camels wink? Find out at the community hall at the Creek, May 24th. It  should be fun.  Part of Francis Peninsula - officially, Beaver Island - shore as  it looked about 1950 in photo taken by Herbert Winn. Donley's  Landing, now Hassan's, dating from pre-World War I days, to  right. Co-operative fish store marked with white X to left.  Prior to the 1950's, this part of Pender coast was completely  water-orientated. As usual, the automobile arrived to spoil  the splendid isolation of this former fresh fish capital and  Venice ofthe North. Photo donated by Agnes Carter to Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R.Peterson .  Musings  John Burnside  A particularly sweet and fondly-remembered young lady once  described herself to me as a  reckless coward. It has a certain  panache, a flair not unlike the  lady herself. "She was sharp as  a razor, soft as a prayer." Ah,  but I digress. A reckless coward  she said she was. Myself am a  careful-K coward, -. a practicing  coward): a devout coward. I be-,  lieve in cowardice.  Show me   an    authentic   hero  conscious of his own heroism and  I'll put a safe distance between  us as soon as possible, knowing  full well that, like a gunslinger,  he'll just have to prove himself  sooner or later and someone  could get hurt. I try to be sure  that that someone isn't me.  Let me tell you my wood pigeon  story, just to illustrate how I  feel about heroism and cowardice. I was about twelve and on  my first visit ever to that other  country south of Scotland. I  - was an incredibly skinny, runny-  nosed twelve-year old with chronically cold feet and I found myself surrounded by beefy, hearty  English country boys. They were  very kind and allowed me to tag  along somewhere at the rear of  any procession we had. We played cricket at which they were  adept and at which I was a hopeless duffer. Now inside that  skinny bespectacled visitor beat  a proud Scottish heart, unwilling .  to acknowledge that there was an  Englishman in the whole world  better than him at anything at  all. I, of course, hadn't heard of  W- Shakespeare and a few other  Englishmen at that point.  In any case you have something  of the picture: a skinny little  Scots boy with secret fantasies  surrounded by bluff, extroverted  English boys who tolerated him  with condescending kindness.  , Came the day of the wood  pigeon adventure. Somebody in  the crowd had discovered a wood  pigeon's nest in a hole high in  the trunk of a big old oak tree.  There was a young pigeon in  there, he said, almost fully  grown, and off we all went in full  cry towards the magic place.  It was a very big old tree and  the first huge branches were  ���twenty,feet off the ground. The  means of access was.up through  ttye branches of a little crab-apple  .,tree.that stood beside it and then  a jump of about maybe four feet  to the great, fat, lower bough of  the oak tree. Up and across and  up again went my boisterous companions. I stalled at the jump.  Rage at myself as I might for  letting those Englishmen get the  better of me yet again, I could  no more make my legs make  that jump than I could fly to the  top of the tree. I was a coward.  Trembling and disgraced I  made my way carefully back down  through the branches of the apple  tree and waited for my companions On the ground. They  came soon down, the leader of  the group hearing the captured  wood pigeon with some considerable self-importance and we set  off back to the village with myself tagging along behind with  my secret burden of shame.  Back at the village things took  an ugly turn. There was a horse  trough full of water and, not  knowing what else to do with  their prize, the gang began to  take turns immersing the poor  terrified pigeon in the horse  trough. First to its neck, then to  its beak, finally they put it under  completely, held it, then brought  it up again so that only its head  was out. The bright eyes glittered in mute, non-comprehending terror and suddenly I forgot  about poor disgraced me and had  the pigeon and was climbing the  tree and putting it back in its  nest, unaware that I was doing it  until I had done it.  I made daily solitary visits  thereafter, taking it ears of oats  and wheat until the day came  when it had flown away.  Since that day I have been  quite comfortable in my cowardice. I try to avoid inflicting  physical pain on myself on any  pretext. I find the seemingly unavoidable psychic pain quite  enough, thank you. Despite an  occasionally haphazard life style  I "have managed to restrict my  physical injuries to one small  bump of a broken bone in my  hand and two stitches taken in  my left shoulder when 1 inadvertently crashed through a three-  quarter frosted glass door and  landed at the feet of the Vice-  President of Traffic during my  career in the C.N.R. I give all  the credit for successfully avoiding injury to my cowardice.  Heroism, it seems to me, is  very strong medicine and should  be taken in very small doses and  only when absolutely necessary.  The real heroes are the men who  go under ground in mines, out on  the high, seas in tiny fish boats,  and up on to the sidehills to  harvest trees. They carry their  heroism with the quiet matter of  fact of daily, necessary routine  and I salute them for it.  It's the other kind of heroism  we can do without. The posturing  idiocy of machismo-oriented identity search. A little thoughtful  cowardice might make the world  safer for all of us. For the rest,  if it must be done we must do it.  If it needn't be done, why bother?  Now the ladies in the audience  know all this full well. It is the  more absurd sex which is prone,  to posturing mock-heroics and  self-inflicted disaster. Yes, the  proper study of mankind is  woman. I find it takes all the  courage I can muster.  As Johnny Weismuller used to  say to the lion: "Ungawa, Sim-  bal". Which loosely translated  means "Go away, lion, I want to  talk to Jane." See you all again  next after a week which will be  as careful and cowardly as I can  manage it.  IN FAVOUR OF BEING ALIVE  ;+x  Twenty-four years ago  I tried to kill myself  but with my usual incompetence  did not manage to.  Not even one good poem  out of it.  Obviously  I was no Sylvia Plath.  I don't know  why I write about it now  (and even now  I am not giving details)  except maybe I write  for hortatory or didactic reasons  to say to someone  Don't!  It's been a dull life  much ofthe time  but lots better  than no life at all.  From the book Poems  by Elizabeth Brewster  Slings & Arrows  eorge Matthews  �����_-  A couple of times every year  my History 12 class gets around  to studying the Russian Revolution. Its pretty academic stuff:  names, dates, causes, effects and  so on; but almost every year  somebody wants to know what its  really like in Russia. Most people  have some pretty strange but predictable misconceptions about our  huge northern neighbour.  It could be argued that in a  true sense we'll never know what  it is like. If we go there, we take  with us the blinders of western  democratic attitudes and what we  see is what we want to see. On  the other hand if a Russian visitor  were to describe his country to  us he might be telling us what he  thinks we want to hear and we  might be skeptical.    '  Nevertheless,���   !'the: question  comes up regularly enough that  I do my best to give them my  perspective ofthe place. I was in  Russia for about  a  month   ten  years ago and what I think about  it now might be different than  what I tought about it then.    I  remember clearly however that  what I saw was not what I was  brought up to expect. I had some  strange idea that the sun never  shone in Russia. I believed down  to my very soul that the whole  place was populated by 250 million Raskalnikovs  and Karama-  zovs weeping and scowling their  way through a tedious Hell.    I  thought   everybody   in    Russia  wanted to espape to Canada.    I  had a vision of the entire Russian  people as being old, fat, sour and  neurotic. I had become convinced  that every other Soviet citizen was  in the army or, the police and the  other half were spies in plain  clothes keeping their eyes on the  first half.    When I entered the  counry via Vyborg I thought at  least ten undercover agents from  the K.B.G. would be following me  throughout my journey. The first  few days I was in the country my  neck got stiff from turning around  to see which one was on my tail  at the time.  . Why would I go to such a place  you might ask? I can't recall my  motives at the time.    I think I  was curious and I was anxious to  ' confirm my worst suspicions.  Now I'm not here to shake anyone out of their life long beliefs -  but the things I had suspected  were just not so.  When I crossed the "Iron  Curtain" I had had two weeks of  Russian lessons so I could at least  ask for food, a bed, a light and  gas for my car. I could also say  such useful phrases, in almost  impeccable Russian, as, "Children are the flowers of our lives".  I crossed into the "Communist  World" from the free and democratic state of Finland. Finns are  nice folk - Lapps, reindeer and  Calvinistic sauna dwellers are  temporarily amusing. My first  remembrance of the bleak vast-  ness of Russia is of six or seven  girls - beautiful, young, brown,  blonde bikini-clad girls harvesting a crop of hay just inside the  border. I've never shied away  from sowing but this time I  wanted to help with the reaping  with these laughing wood nymph  commies as they waved and giggled their way through the crop.  My wife was not with me at  the time.  Our first  stop  was  a  camp-  gound which, before our arrival,  I had been referring to as Gulag  #1. Russians, I found to my surprise, are avid campers. The  campground was not unlike a  B. C. Provincial campground except that it contained a number of  permanent tents which could be  rented for a small fee. There  were also two or three large  gazebos for cooking and eating.  Instead of the familiar aroma of  bacon and eggs one expects at  breakfast time in a B. C. campsite the Russians were, .more  likely to be preparing a breakfast  of boiled potatoes, cucumber and  sour cream.  . The gazebo is the social centre  of the campground and while our  fellow campers displayed no shyness about greeting us and asking  ���; >us-:-everying .from   ''How:.much  did your car cost you?" to "What  is your annual salary in Canada?"  and  "Do you  have  any James  Bond books with you?", I decided  that for more meaty conversation  like, what did Lenin really mean  by the phrase, "government by  armed minority?", or what is the  most current success in the Stak-  hanovite   movement?  and  what  have been the social and political  consequences of the Great Patriotic War?, I would have to spend  my time cooking and eating at  the gazebo. My first conversational victim was an English speaking   engineering   student   who,  upon listening politely to my first  ideological query, looked at me  as though I were a refugee from  the reading room of the British  Museum,    mumbled    something  about talking about it later and  suggested we go swimming like  everybody else.  My illusions about the Soviet  Union and its people continued to  be shattered throughout the trip.  The more I saw the more I wondered about what exactly it was  I had expected. I suppose I  had been the victim of some  strange and very unrealistic  attitudes taught to me "by well  meaning teachers and an ignorant  media. -���  Hardly any Russians are members of the Communist Party; the  people are extremely proud of  their history, both ancient and  modern, they are proud of their  country and its achievements;  they have the best ice cream in  the "world; there is much music, '  singing, laughing, dancing and  playing. The expected ancient  and bent peasant woman in  babushkas, bundled in black  shawls are most likely to be seen  on the beaches wearing bikinis..  I have seen church congregations  in Russia that would make Billy  Graham green with envy. Yes,  there, is a synagogue in Moscow.  I'm not suggesting that the  Soviet Union would be a great  place to live no more than I  would suggest any country in  Europe would be a.great place to  live. The. pressures of population and politics have resulted  in restrictions being placed on  movement that we would probably find intolerable. What I  am suggesting however is the  same thing that I suggested to  my History 12 class; that what  you have heard or what you believe to be true about the Soviet  Union just ain't necessarily so,  ho matter what Alan Eagleson  tells us.  f LETTERS to the EDITOR  Thank you    Some people     Strike  Editor: ^  Thanks to Ray and Pam Boothroyd for donating the theatre and  all the assistance the whole  family gave in getting and keep-  - ing the talent show together.  Thanks to the Gibsons Legion  for hanging in there when the  original idea changed and flowered into what happened on Mother's Day in the theatre. Thanks to  the Coast Family Society and all  the merchants for donating generously - so much so that each  entrant got a prize ��� thus eliminating competition.  Thanks to the paper for the  coverage, in ' true community  spirit, even through there were  some errors in time and phone  numbers, the message got across.  Graham Edney, "Thank you  man" for M.C-ing, and singing  some heart warming songs.  But most of all thanks to the  entertainers...all I can say in  one short phrase is "You are the  Greatest", so "On with the  Show!".  There were strange things  that happened while putting the  show together, like asking people  who I knew had talent, but  wouldn't do a talent show because they considered themselves  professional...then I had professional entertainers say they  would gladly participate because  they believe in community spirit.  Thanks to Peter Trower, Ken  Dalgleish, and Reg Dickson.  Then there's a surprise thanks  to those that came to see the  show. The surprise is because  it was "free for all" and yet the  apathy, lack of realization, perhaps just being boobed-toobed-  out, the theatre wasn't full,  which quite amazed me.  It was an excellent performance  with some tense moments,  like when the curtain rope snapped, but thanks to Ray Boothroyd , the show carried on.  This peninsula has more than  its share of talent, so let's back  it up by participation.  Remember when talent shows  were one of the few means of  expression we had. If you went  to a park, theatre, or school  auditorium, there you saw folks  performing their best to enter-  v. tain all, or perhaps you were  waiting in the wings for your  turn, with your stomach doing  butterflies, then that magic  moment when you just gave your  all. "Those were the days my  friend, we thought they'd never  end, we'll sing and dance forever  and a day."  Love & Peace  Stella Mutch  Note:    Thanks Stella.  And again  Editor:  Through your paper I would  like to thank O.A.P. Branch #38  President Jim Holt for the lovely  write up that you so kindly put  in the Coast News about me.  In reading it I thought for sure  that there must be someone else  by that name. I also would like  to thank all my dear friends at  the carpet bowling for the lovely  gift and kindness, and the Lions  Club for all the nice things that  they have done for us.  Thanks again for allowing me  to become part of you, God Bless.  Louise Barnes  Editor:  On May 7th I was the convener  of a benefit dance at the Roberts  Creek Hall for the Community  Resource Society. The evening  was a success and I would like  to thank a few kind people who  gave their time and donations.  Louis of the Red & White Store  in Sechelt, and Frank of the Shop  Easy in Sechelt both donated food  for our dinner, we thank you both  very sincerely.  The children of Grade 2 Roberts Creek Elementary School,  under the very artistic direction  of Mrs. delos Santos, make all  the decorations for the hall,  thank you children, they were  really lovely.  One other special thank you -  goes to John Patula of the Homestead, John took time out from a  busy Saturday and cooked our  turkeys for the dinner, it is extremely heartwarming to know  there are some folk who are  always ready to give their time  to a worthy cause.  One thing bothered me considerably. ~ There were a few  people who did not feel it was  worth paying $4.00 to go to a  dance, listen to a talented group  of musicians, and enjoy a good  meal. These few people actually  printed their own tickets, they  came to the dance with their  phony tickets, and ate food that  the other people had paid for.  I hope that those that were responsible for such a contemptable  act are not permanent residents  of this community, indeed I  hope that one Jay very soon they  will thumb their way out of our  neighbourhood altogether.  I had made a promise to the  fire marshall that I would limit  the number of people in the hall  that evening to 200, because of  a certain group I was not able to  keep my promise. If this type of  thing is allowed to go by un-  mentioned, then the hall at  Roberts Creek will not be allowed  to be rented by charitable organizations and that would be a  shame, it is a good hall in a good  location.  However to all those within  the Society and those who just  like to be helpful, my most grateful and sincere thanks.  Mrs. Maureen Kirby  Editor:  In your issue of May 10 you  printed a letter of mine regarding  the impending 'ferry strike.  (Incidentally, part of tiie second  paragraph of that letter was  omitted, which made nonsense of  the part that was printed, but  no matter!) After the paper came  out, I received a telephone call  from one of the officers of the  ferry service, who told me that I  did not have all the facts as to  what the dispute was about. It  is not merely a contract but hours  of work and other matters that  should be clearly defined so that  a man may know where he stands  in relation to his work. He also  said that the negotiators were up  against a stone wall on the other  side, and asked me what other  recourse I could see to break the  deadlock. While my opinions of  Unions and Strikes is the same,  I felt it was only fair to write this  letter to present their position.  Of course, I might have told  him that if he wanted to find out  about unfairness and frustration,  he should be a woman working in  the business world. For years I  was a bookkeeper-cashier in retail businesses, handling invoices, sending out accounts, doing  the banking, and generally wrapping up the end result of the work  of the rest of the staff. One of my  duties was making up the payroll, and how it annoyed and  frustrated me, for the paycheck of  the deliveryman was more than  double mine, yet he could have  been replaced by any man who  could drive a truck, while my  work called for a special expertise. But because he was a man  he received a far higher rate of  pay. When I once mentioned this  I was told that most men had  families to support and needed  more money. Oh yes, Mr. Ferry  Officer, women can tell you all  about stone walls and injustice.  Understanding and sympathizing with the ferry officers still  does not make a strike and the  cutting of our highways any more  acceptable, but if I hurt any  feelings I am sorry. ���X'X'.'"~>"\  -     E.East  Walking for fitness  by Soaan Mi-burn, Fitness  Co-ofdlnator  The Fitness Service is now  planning a WAMM WALK for  June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. WAMM  stands for Walk a Measured  Mile. Our aim is to create an  individual awareness of the need  for physical activity and show  that there exists a facility available and accessible to all, regardless of age, sex or means:  the out-of-doors.  There is a real need to market  the idea of positive health through physical activity. The evidence is in: most Canadians  don't meet even minimal standards of fitness, and there is no  question about the link between  this and the current epidemic  of cardiovascular disease. Good  health is more than just and absence of fitness: it's a positive  state of body and mind.  We hope to motivate citizens  to increase their degree of participation in activity of a physical  Seriously, rex, this  doo   situation t$  OUr   OF CONTROL/  nature to "get off their seat and  on their feet".  We hope to involve as many  individuals and groups as possible in a voluntery, readily  accessible, three day, novelty-  type physical activity event.  And, we hope to draw attention  to the fact that there is a definite  relationship between physiological well-being Qiealth) and physical activity.  In order to obtain the response  we are after we.are going to utilize all the promotional techniques we can. For instance,  newspapers, cablevision, channel  six news (hopefully), posters, and  personal contact. However from  past experience we have learned  that even with all these techniques people still either do not  hear and/or do not know whether  this includes them.  a  Therefore we are staging a  celebrity walk one week prior  to the actual WAMM WALK.  In Sechelt it will be May 25th at  6:00 and in Gibsons May 26th  at 6:00. Mayors Nelson and  Labonte have already agreed to  start off the walk in their respec-'  five areas.  We would like to know if you  will also participate. It will simply involve walking one measured  mile. We hope to have good  press coverage so that people will  realize the simplicity and fun of  such an event.  If you will join the group  phone 885-3611 and let us know.  Also if you have any other ideas  on how we can promote our  WAMM WALK we'd be happy to  hear them.  No running.  7 No walking.  No exercise.  No effort.  Penalty ���  a shorter life.  No argument.  Fitness is fun.  Try some.  parniapaamii  V,  Barrett on the economy  During the Science Fair held at the Sechelt Elementary School last Thursday, May 12th,  young Jeremy Thompson, with the Dalmation, and Billy Trousdell, with his goat, were proud  : to be part of the Pet Show.  Ministry ������of Labour to  fund Recreation jobs  A summer Recreation Program  for students living on the Sechelt  Peninsula has been funded by the  Ministry of Labour. Five positions have been made available  under the Youth Employment  Program and the Sunshine Community Resource Society who  sponsors the program is asking  for applications from young  people in the age group of 15 -  24, to carry out the program in  Pender Harbour, Sechelt and  Gibsons.  In order to qualify the person  must be unemployed or a student  and applicants who either live on  the peninsula or have their home  here, will receive preference.  Only in case the positions cannot  be filled locally, will applicants  from outside the peninsula be  considered. 7 7'   ]  The Summer Recreation - Program  is designed  for students  looking for fun-filled activities  during the summer break. It  is mainly an outdoor program  with emphasis on physical activities such as tennis, baseball,  basketball, soccer, hiking, biking,  dancing, gymnastics, trips to  other areas, canoeing, etc. The  youth workers will plan the program together with the students,  and only their imaginations and  pocketbooks will set the limit for  the happenings during the two  summer months.  The distribution of youth workers will take place in co-operation with the Wilson Creek Community Association. The association has received funding bia  Canada Manpower "Young Canada;" Works" for four positions.  It is expected that two workers  will be placed: in each of these  areas: Pender Harbour, Sechelt,  Wilson Creek and Gibsons.  Hospital noiuxiliary  Members of alt the auxiliaries  to St. Mary's Hospital met in  St. Hilda's Anglican Church'hall,  at 2:00 p.m. April 21st:ifSr the  annual Friendship TeSF, 9ftested;  by the SecheltAuxiliary /���'���'Members had been asked "to bring  friends, and the" Sechelt ladies"  did an excellent job of presenting  all the ways in which auxilians  work for our hospital.    Various  , ladies spoke of the opportunities  of service and the need of new  volunteers in extended care,  gift shop, hairdressers, flower  ���carev ���> and- physiotherapy,  and; the new tea time service.  Those of us already committed  felt re-committed. A bountiful  and appetizing tea was spread  before us, to which we did full  justice.  FAMILY MONTH CALENDAR  MAY 1977  SUNDAY MAY 22 & 23  Sechelt Timber Days: For the whole family. Parade, fair at  Hackett Park, Soap Box Derby, Flea market, kids sports, Dunk  tank, Cake walk, Variety Show, War of Hoses, and much more!  SATURDAY MAY 28  May Day at Madeira Park. Pancake breakfast at Community  Hall, Pender Harbour, Fishing Derby, Rowboat races, bicycle  races, Soap Box Derby 11:30 a.m. Parade: 12:15 p.m. following  Crowning of May Queen, Adult Dance, Community Hall, contact  Pat Hoff at 883-2727.  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Rev. T.Nicholson, Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St. Mary's Church in  Gibsons  In Sechelt: 8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30a.m. -St. John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m.-Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat. 3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4:00 p.m.  St. John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  SALVATION ARMY  Camp Sunrise  Hopkins Landing  Sundays 10:30 a.m.'  In the Chapel  886-9432  Everyone is Welcome  BAPTIST CHURCH  Pastor F. Napora  Office 886-2611 Res. 885-9905  CALVARY - Park Rd., Gibsons  SUNDAYS  Morning Worship - 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School -10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship - 7:00 p.m.  1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday  Thursday - Prayer and Bible  1    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  The project co-ordinator will  be paid $4 per hour and must be  over 18 years of age. The hourly  rate for youth workers 18-24 is  $3.50 per hour and for those 15-  18 the pay is $3 per hour. The  workweek is 40 hours.  Those interested in applying  for youth workers positions  should mail applications before  May 25th to Sunshine Coast Community Resource Society, Box  1069, Sechelt. Please include  information about preferred area,  special interests and talents and  the position applied for. For  further information call co-ordinator Betty Wray at 885-3821 or  drop into the Resource Society's  office, which is located above  the Credit Union on Cowrie  Street, Sechelt.  The unemployment statistics  issued yesterday paint an increasingly desperate portrait of hardship in British Columbia.  While actual unemployment  declined slightly in the whole of  Canada, it increased in British  Columbia. While business elsewhere in the coutnry reports  slow recovery, the bankruptcy  rate continues to accelerate in  our province: Statistics Canada  this week reports that department  store sales in the past year  showed healthy increases in all  provinces except British Columbia, where it rose barely three-  tenths of one per cent in a period  of serious inflation.  ��� ��� ���  Statistics Canada now has reported that last month's increase  in the number of British Columbians without jobs has reached  109,000. The actual unemployment rate jumped for 9:3 to 9.5%  while dropping 4 points to 8.8%  in Canada as a whole.  This is absolutely scandalous.  Economists for months, because  of the expanding international  trade, have been predicting that  British Columbia, to quote the  Conference Board of Canada last  month, is the only province in  the whole country that has the  potential to "generate sufficient  new jobs to absorb labour force  entrants".   ���  Yet now we find that while  that prestigious research organization was lauding B. C.'s eco  nomic prospectus, a further 3,000  British Columbians were thrown  out of work during the month.  And that's not the worst of it.  The Statistics Canada figures do  not yet reflect the 600 jobs cut;  out of the Public Works Depart-  ment or the 500 jobs lost by  arbitrarily halting the Dease Lake  extension of the B.C.R. But  those government decisions will  be felt soon enough by the entire;  economy.  Such mismanagement of our-  economy will add further distress,  to the harsh and unnecessary!  increases in ICBC rates, ferry;  rates, sales tax and other levies!  dictated by this insensitive J  government. J  G. S. McCRADY LTD.  CABINETMAKER  custom built furniture,  built-ins, kitchen cabinets  Porpoise Bay Road  P.O. Box 1129 Sechelt. B.C. VON 3A0  885-2594  Sound Construction  Car pen ter-Contractor  Interior Finishinq  \       X  House. Framing  Concrete Form work  Gary Wallihder.  886-2376  Box 920        Gibsons^N.  DRUMMOND INSURANCE  CMtofpA&fl AND MOBILE HOMES  HOMES ��� BOATS ��� LIFE  NEW OFFICE HOURS:  Monday - Friday 9:30 - 5:30  Saturday 9:30 -1:00  GIBSONS DENTAL BLOCK  Box 274, Gibsons  you mean to tell me  that CMSf SEWS DISPLAY  ADS actually work... *+.  oo��toi t^ews, May 17,19"//.  ��  ii  fi  ti  s  if  Pretty boy lays an egg  Everyone was surprised when, after seven years of supposedly being a male Mute swan,  Pretty Boy laid five beautiful eggs. He/she lives at the S-bends on the Sechelt highway.  Seven years ago Mrs. Burton purchased two cygnets, a male and a female, she thought.  One was killed by dogs, Pretty Boy the "male" survived. Mrs. Burton has been trying, so  far unsuccessfully,.to get a partner for the swan, meanwhile however, if you go to the pond  and call him/her, he/she will glide over to you and he/she will preen him/herself like any  proud father/mother.  -ge&E*^  TIRE SAVINGS  n honour of SPRING  Prices Effective until May 21, 1977.  LIGHT TRUCK AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES  Many more not listed. Inquiries welcomed. Retreads to  Radials, Regular Wheels - White spokes - 15 Ribs - Chrome  and Mags - Headers, Accessories and Side Pipes. Need an  alignment? Phone and make an appointment with Mel and  Dean in our Front End Shop, at  Highway  Traction  670x15 6 ply  $40.39  $41.93  700x15 6 ply  47.67  46.50  650x16 6 ply  44.41  45.55  700x16 6 ply  50.92  49.80  750x16 8 ply  59.80  61.70  875x16.5 8 ply  66.84  73.61  0ASTAL  TIRE & SUSPENSION CENTRE  1 mile west of Gibsons on Highway 101  master charge  t Mt     IN f I  MB AM*    ��    ANO  FREE INSTALLATION  FREE COFFEE  Fish Talk  by Gerry Ward  The family and the elderly  In the last article I wrote 3  weeks ago I mentioned I would  like to write a bit on water chemistry. A lot of people believe to  keep aquarium fish all you need is  water and fish. Not so. First of  all you must know what minerals  are present and whether your  water is acid or alkaline. Then  you must find out whether the  type of fish you have is suited to  that type of water.  First of all I will speak of  pH or the hydrogen ion concentration present in your water.  The neutral point of an aquarium  is the number 7, anything less  than 7 is an acid range anything  above is in the alkaline range.  The common pH test kit consists  of a bottle of bromthymol blue, a  test tube and a color chart. These  kits are inexpensive and are an  absolute must to the average  hobbyist. The best point to keep  your water at is 7 or neutral,  and always avoid letting your  water go heavy into either the  acid or alkaline state. Should  you notice your water is not close  to neutral you can adjust it by  using sodium bicarbonate to  make it more more towards the  alkaline side or sodium biphos-  phate to move it closer to the acid  side. Never adjust your water  more than 2 points while fish are  . in it or you may get very sick  fish. The common aquarium fish  are usually tolerant to most of  our local water as regarding pH.  The next problem is DH or  degree of hardness of your water.  This need not concern the average hobbyist as most fish are  quite adaptable to water hardness  unless it is extreme. When we  talk about water hardness we are  referring to the amount of dissolved salts in the water. Kits  can be bought for checking water  hardness, they usually run between ten to twenty dollars.  Some kits consist of chemical  solutions  and  others  use   soap  solutions to check the hardness.  If you decide you wish to raise  discus or one of the more exotic  tropicals a pH test kit is almost a  must.  One problem that has arisen  lately in some homes with aquariums is the problem of mysterious and absolute death to all  fish in the aquariums. This has  puzzled myself and a few of the  people I have asked about this,  until very recently. As Ian mentioned last week there is a saltlike substance called startrite  which when made into the proper  solution can be added directly  to the aquarium. This removes  a lot of the harmful nitrogens,  copper salts, and chlorine that  could be present in the modern  day waters. If you are having  this complaint contact either Ian  or myself and we can put you in  touch with the people that handle  Startrite.  by Fred Napora  At what point in life does one  become old? When do we stop  saying "you're not getting older,  you're simply getting better"?  When do we start saying "He/  she is too old"? The senior citizens in our familes are ourselves  in the future. The love, accept-  the future. The love, acceptance and consideration they enjoy now may be a mirror in which  we see the love, acceptance and  consideration we will enjoy in  that 'senior citizen' future of  ours. The first seniors in our  lives are our parents, and the  first commandment of God with  promise, is "Honour your father  and mother...that it may be well  with you". When Jesus hung on  the cross He showed His concern  for His senior citizen mother by  committing her to the care and  love of His friend John.  Our social stucture has changed in recent years, and often  Dogwood Takeout  parents live many miles from  their grown children. We tend  to excuse ourselves for our lack  of care with the excuse we are  too far away to help. A rewarding  experiment is to adopt some  elderly person who lives close at  hand, do for them what we cannot  do for our own. We can adopt a  grandmother, grandfather, aunt  or uncle, and enjoy their reminiscences and experiences. Often  their experiences can encourage  us. It is nice to have the companionship of someone who has  travelled the road you are on.  Our children are often robbed  of the learning experiences found  in grandparents. They grow up  not knowing any elderly personally. What we don't know and understand, we tend to fear, and  when we fear we are usually resistant, aggressive, and in our  human relationships, downright  rude. We should remember  and our children should be  taught that we and they will be  By Teny Karkabe  The last time I contributed to  this column there was a question  at the end concerning what the  bears thought of all this hustle  and bustle in Beautiful Downtown  Gibsons. Well the thought  stayed with me and about a week  and a half later it happened that  I found myself sitting next to a  youngish and good looking bear  on the Wonderland Express,  which as you all know is a direct  route from the base of Knob Hill  to the front gate of the village  dump.  Being an enterprising type and  in need of a worthy subject for  this column, I took advantage of  this marvelous opportunity for  a personal interview, and forthwith introduced myself to said  bruin who turned out to have the  unlikely name of Leopold Brunski  Esq. (Poly for short).  Me:   Well Poly, the purpose of  this interview is to discover how  you  and yours feel  about this  flurry of summer visitors after  a long, cold winter.  Poly:  (in a gruff voice)  First off  let me say how pleased I am for  the opportunity to speak my mind  on this particular subject.    My  uncle Baron and I were discussing  it not two days ago, and frankly  we're a little upset about all this  tourist foolishness.   It's all right  for you humans to want to get  ahead and we'd be the last to  deny you the pleasures involved  in the pursuit of your personal  happiness but don't  you  think  you could sort of ask those cubs  of yours to be a little more considerate of other  peoples  feelings; I mean there I was at the  lake just the other day, minding  my own business, and all of a  sudden there's this incredible  racket from the bushes not twenty  feet away. Just about scared me  out of my breakfast, let me tell  you. I went over to have me a  quick peek and just as I stuck my  nose through the bushes I got a  face full of dirt from one of them  funny bicycles with a chain saw  hooked on to it an' off goes this  cub making a whale of a noise all  over my nice, quiet morning. It's  depressing you know. My family's had that bit of woods to ourselves for a long time but like  uncle Baron says, maybe it's  time for us to move to Lund.  WeU the interview lasted a  while longer and I won't bore  you with details but it seems to  me that these folks have a point.  After all I kinda like the Wonderland Express myself.  Achievement aid for the handicapped       400_Club  Seeds for giant sunny Marigolds were mailed to over 5000  homes in the peninsula last week.  Did you receive yours in the  yellow envelope? They may be  planted now and will do best in a  light sandy soil in full sunshine.  Mrs. Marlene Danroth and her  Gibsons neighbours had the huge  task of preparing this mailing on  behalf of the Sechelt and District  Association for Retarded Children, a branch of provincial and  Canadian associations.  This is national week for the  mentally retarded. It is a time  when we focus on the tremendous  advances these Canadians can  make with a little help from their  friends. Your support is making  schools, workshops, residences  and recreation programmes available so that mentally retarded  people can be part of their community. Your contribution helps  thousands of associations across  Canada to actively engage in  prevention, childhood training,  community residential arrangements, workshops, job training,  and  employment  for  disadvantaged people.  In B. C. there are 65 Achievement Centres promoting a fascinating and challenging programme. The objective of this  recently instituted movement is  to train less-chance individuals  to become self-sustaining. The  national trend is to integrate  and maintain retarded people in"  their home communities. In the  1950's, parents struggled to get  their retarded children any education at all. For generations the  retarded were not admitted to  schools, but then it was discovered that most retarded people  could learn to read and write,  and that four out of five could be  trained to live productive,  ful  filling lives. A start has been  made in the closing of a well-  recognized gap between normal  and retarded people, but we still  have a long road ahead.  Here in the Sechelt Peninsula  already a programme is underway  on Saturdays in the Elphinstone  School where young men learn  woodworking and motor mechanics, and girls are tutored in  needle-work. Other crafts will  be taught. It is planned that this  endeavor will expand into a local  Achievement Centre. The Achievement Centre crusade in Canada  has been applauded for its habi-  litation successes and for the  advent of a new hope for trainees.  Plant your marigold seeds;  please mail your donation; become a member of the Sechelt  and District Association for the  Retarded and help guide an exceptional programme for exceptional people. Phone 886-2992  or 886-7487.  Gibsons Alderman Jim Metzler  was the winner of the weekly  Lions 400 Club draw. Metzler's  ticket was drawn by Ron Oram.  old one day and will need to know  the security of being a loved and  wanted member of our family  and society. With this in mind,  we ought early to prepare ourselves for more than retirement  and the old age pension at 65.  We can even now build into our  lives those qualities that make  some elderly people welcome  anywhere, anytime, with any age  group. A selfish, rude, critical  young person will be a selfish,  rude, critical old person. The  only way I know to become the  kind of senior everybody enjoys;  the only way to enjoy the senior  of your family or neighbourhood,  is through Jesus Christ. John  3:16 says "For God so loved the  world - (the young, the middle-  aged and the old) that He gave  His only begotten Son that whosoever believes in Him should not  perish, but have everlasting  LIFE". Too simple you say?  It is usually the simple things  that work.  Nutrition  QUESTION: I've hear that yoghurt is better for me than milk  and is ideal for dieting because  it is a self-contained meal. Is  this true?  ANSWER: Comparatively speaking, yoghurt and milk have similar  nutritional   value,   although  yoghurt often costs three times  as much as.an equal volume of  milk.     While  plain  yoghurt  is  a  good,  low  calorie   substitute,  for sour cream in recipes, any  yoghurt is simply a milk that you  eat with a spoon and like milk,  is NOT a complete meal.  QUESTION:    What is Brewer's  yeast?  ANSWER: Brewer's yeast or  nutritional yeast is a non-leavening yeast grown for human consumption containing protein and  B vitamins. It comes in powder,  flake and pill form. The powder  is more concentrated and it can  be added in small amounts to  breads, soups, stews and meat  loaves. It should be stored in a  tighly covered jar away from  light. Don't confuse Brewer's  yeast with baking yeast. Baking  yeast is a live substance that may  continue to grow in the intestines  with deleterious, results if it is .  eaten raw.  YEAR  TERM DEPOSITS  PERANNUM  - INTEREST PAID ANNUALLY  - MINIMUM DEPOSIT $1,000.00  - CAN BE REDEEMED BEFORE  MATURITY AT A REDUCED RATE  OF INTEREST  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Woodworking Instructor Art McPhee assists blind  student Ken Mitchell in the construction of a  .bird house. It is part of a program to bring  vocational training to the physically handicapped  within their own community.  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE COST LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS- PREARRANGEMENTS  D. A. Devlin  Director  886-9551  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  i, # CBC Radio  Coast News, May 17,1977.  Discovering the Blues  I think my love-affair with the'  blues, must have consciously begun around 1947. In.that year,  I attended a rather odd private-  school in North Vancouver. The  peculiarities of this place and the  people who ran it, constitute  another story, too lengthy and  complex to go into here. Suffice  to say that the institution contained a common-room and in the  common-room, an early electric  gramophone. Of the few records  that were kicking around the  place, most were blues of a deri-.  vative sort. I mean, they weren't  exactly roots music. Stuff like  The Chamber Music Society of  Lower Basin Street featuring  Lena Home and Dinah Shore  doing polite versions of Beale  Street Blues, Aunt Hagar's  Blues, etc. The ladies didn't  get down a whole lot but at  least they sang the authentic  words. On a considerably better  level was Anita O'Day with Gene  Krupa singing Boogie Blues and  Let Me Off Uptown. These  tracks don't stand up badly today  and Miss O'Day remains one of  the best jazz and blues singers  around.  Well, the school and I parted  company under somewhat questionable circumstances (frankly,  I was expelled for staying out  overnight without permission -  again, another story). But I  carried those basic blues licks  away with me in my mind. After  a year back in the country, serenaded by wall-to-wall western  music and the Hit-Parade, we  moved to Vancouver and the  blues began for me for real.  It was the zoot-suit era; the  kisses-in-the-whiskey days.  Frankie Laine was just emerging  from obscurity at this time and  he brought a blues-influenced  and black-inflected style to white  popular music. He did songs like  Shine and Black and Blue which  hitherto had been performed only  by black singers. (Until the first  articles and pictures began to  appear on him, we believed he  Page s f rdm ��� ^yfet"�� e�� Log  :Beter\ Trowel  was black.) In 1948, we saw him  in person at the old Palomar  Supper Club. The guy could  swing in those days and unlike  the limp Comos and Sinatras,  Laine moved around a lot on  stage. He was a great showman  and we were suitably impressed.  In later years, Laine abandoned  his jazz-singing to concentrate  on schmaltz and novelty songs  but back then, he sang a lot of  blues and still had integrity.  I guess it was Deke who first  -took us down to the Stratford  Grill off Main Street. Deke, a  gangly redhead, played drums  and knew a lot of black jazz-  musicians. He introduced us  to cats in shades and berets  called BeBop and Little Joe from  Kokomo. Most of them doubled  as waiters on the trains. There  weren't many spots where black  jazz-men could work around Vancouver in those times. The Stratford, which catered to a primarily  black clientele, had a jukebox  which was a goldmine of obscure  'race' records as Rhythm and  Blues was then bigotedly designated in the catalogues. They  were generally on obscure Southern labels. They featured artists  like Wyonnie Harris, T-Bone  Walker, Earl Bostic and other  performers little known to white  audiences. The songs were raw  and raunchy with titles like Bow-  legged Woman and They Raided  The Joint. It was our first exposure to the gut and gutter-level  urban blues that the blacks themselves listened to, a far cry from  Dinah Shore and Lena Home.  Curiously enough, the only non-  negro performer on the jukebox  was Frankie Laine. I guess they  hadn't twigged he was a white-  man as yet.  The selfsame Deke was also responsible for my first experience  with live black music. One weekend, when I was without "a date  and at loose-ends, he invited me  down to check out a place called  the New Orleans Club, a decades-  defunct spot in a side-street off  upper Granville. This was an  exclusively-black cabaret, patronized-by an older crowd than the  Stratford Grill. They were mostly  middle-aged and their taste ran  to earlier forms of the same  idiom. But it was still very much  the blues. A small combo - piano,  bass and drums - provided the  music. The vocals were supplied  by an enormous woman who  belted them out loud and soulful  in the manner of Bessie Smith.  "Gimmee a pigfoot and a bottle  of beer" she demanded, shaking  her capacious girth like a mountain in motion. Who would dare  refuse her? I was quite transfixed by her performance. I was  also slightly nervous since Deke  and I were the only whites in  the place. But it was before the  advent of militancy and they  treated us with tolerant good  humour. Later Deke talked  the drummer into letting him sit  in and played a couple of numbers. It was another step in my  education.  These were my first contacts  with the authentic and near-  authentic article. It was a vintage-period in many ways. The  Palomar Club was booking in a  succession of big-name acts,  many of them . blues-oriented.  Louis Armstrong and Jack Tea-  garden were touring together  then and I can still see and hear  them trading choruses of Rocking  Chair and Back of Town Blues.  Legends on the hoof at the peak  of their talents, evoking New  Orleans, Chicago, old jazz dreams  enough to make you cry.  And I saw Louis Jordan, that  The Hawkline Monster  Richard Brautigan  Simon   & Schuster  188pp.  The subtitle of this novel is  "A Gothic Western", a fairly  good description of the book,  which is a mixture of sex, violence, gunslingers and a creepy old  house on the edge of nowhere.  Brautigan writes so casually  thai. at times his prose almost  falls asleep. The events he describes, the characters he chooses  and the plot he contrives are all  so offhanded that one feels he has  almost chosen them at random.  This time we bump into, almost  by coincidence, the two . hired  killers, who, if this were an ordinary novel, would be the heroes  of the piece. Cameron and Greer  are a slouch-faced pair of good old  boys, with a trunk full of guns.  They go around shooting people  for money, and then spend the  money in whorehouses. It is in  one such establishment that  they are found by a beautiful  Indian girl named Magic Child,  who wants to hire them for an  especially tricky job - the destruction of the Hawkline Monster.  Then it turns out that Magic  Child is not Indian, but one of  the Hawkline sisters. The other  sister lives with her in their old  Victorian house filled with secret  passages, an oversized demented  butler, an elephant foot umbrella  stand that later turns out to be  the girls father, and The Chemicals, a nasty batch of scientific  leftovers that want to rule the  world. Brautigan writes in the  first few pages that: "...Greer  and  Cameron were  very  self-  Books with  John  Faustmann  assured in that big relaxed casual  kind of way that makes people  nervous." So it comes as no  surprise that boys bed down with  the Hawkline sisters, save the  butler from premature burial,  and rescue daddy from his thrall-  dom as an umbrella stand before  the book manages to creak to a  halt.' The latest of Brautigan's  fairy tales for the subculture,  this laid-back thriller is quite  well done. His easy prose is  always enjoyable, and his random  improbabilities are always full of  fun.  Sometimes I Think of Moving  Elizabeth Brewster  Oberon Press  123pp.  After the teacups then, in  another afternoon. Perhaps the  sunlight has weakened just a bit,  out in the yard. Elizabeth brushes the crumbs from her lap, from  her comfortable tweed skirt, and  rises to go out. Matrimonial  cake is always so messy. Elizabeth Brewster in sensible shoes,  covers the sidewalks in Saskatoon. Her days are the colour of  autumn, her poems as thin as  the veins on a brilliant, dying  leaf.  Picturing her, now in her  fifties, with her teaching job at  the university, one sees first the  shell of the woman, thinking her  hair must be done in a bun, her  glasses clipped to her sweater.  But reading this book, the shell  falls away, revealing' a very  bright, intent and caring woman.  The simple, clear use of her  words ends up to be so revealing  that it almost causes us to he em  barrassed for her. It's as if we've  been allowed to see too much, or  been told secrets we shouldn't  have heard. She describes herself on one Sunday Morning:  "I feel/ sloppy and shapeless as  an old housecoat/ and I get up  late/ and pad about the apartment/ in greying terry slippers./  I have not bothered to shave my  legs./ Joylessly', I do bending  excercises/ attempt/ Mind/ can  no longer do handsprings/ (and  never could either/ I tell myself)/  Is it too late/ after all/for the  necessary conversion/ which was  to have changed my life?/ Could  I still not become/ beautiful/ as  a lady on television/ with come-  hither eyelashes/ (First lose ten  pounds)/ or become so liberated/  that beauty is unnecessary?''  From little things this woman  builds her fine old house of  words. Small epiphanies cluster  to form poems. Faces flow by.  The living are celebrated, and the  dead mourned. Walks are'taken  past immigrant houses, past  stands selling "Kiss me-I'm  Ukrainian" shirts, past picnickers  in the grassy parks. And the  homecomings are had, when  empty rooms stretch out their  arms to a solitary lady. In words  spoken softly she writes of  these days. Her voice seems so  delicate. And yet her concerns  are so strong and alive. Whole  taut lives are. lived in these  poems, passion rubs them bright  with use. Elizabeth Brewster  explores that wrinkle between  one moment and another, and  finds there a live, keen world.  Making A Killing  Ernie Regehr  McClelland & Stewart  135 pp.  Canada, Mr. Regehr asserts,  is the sixth largest manufacturer  of weapons in the world. We sell  over $300 million worth of lasers,  great and humourous performer  who brought his band through the  bias-barrier long before it became  fashionable. He was certainly  one of the precursors of rock and  roll, bringing black, backbeat  boogie into the mainstream and  even on to the prissy. Hit-Parade.  I recall him as wearing an outrageous orange zoot-suit and  growling a good down-and-dirty  saxaphone between vocals. He  has become sadly, a half-forgotten name but his great hits like  Saturday Night Fish-Fry and Outskirts of Town will ring in my  mind forever.  I also saw Gene Krupa at a  wild concert at the Hastings  Auditorium when all the zoot-  suit gangs turned out in full,  hoodlum plumage to pay him  homage. Unfortunately, by this  time, Krupa no longer had Anita  O'Day with'him and was flirting  with BeBop, another .kettle of  jazz altogether. His was a curious  mixture of Swing and Avant  Garde music that- didn't really  jell. Bop was great if it was done  right but you needed Charlie  Parker or Dizzy Gillespie. Still,  Krupa could still lay down impossible drum-riffs .on the right  numbers and make the crowd  rave and jive in their gangster  finery.  They were strange, halcyon  times, those confused and cooking years of the late Forties.'  But they instilled in me, a full-  tilt love of the blues that has  never left me. Of course, it all  burgeoned on through the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies - Bill  Haley, to Presley to Ray Charles,  to Beatles to Dylan to Janis Jop-  lin to Tom Waits. There is no  room to cite the many great  names of rock, jazz-rock and all  the other spinoff forms. But the  pure blues underpin and Under-*  score it all and are the source.  by Maryanne West  CBC and the Canada Council  offer $26,000 in prize money in  the third young composers competition. To enter you must be  Canadian or landed immigrant,  under thirty years of age on November 1, 1977 the closing date for  entries. Prizes will be offered in  three categories, electronic  music, two to twelve instruments  or vocalists and unaccompanied  or accompanied, solo voice or  instrument. Candidates may  submit up to three works, one in  each category. Each work should  be no shorter than six minutes  and no longer than twenty.  Composers submitting works  with texts must obtain clearance  for broadcast from the author  of the text. Landed immigrants  may only submit works composed  since their arrival in Canada.  A $4,000 first prize and $3,000  second prize are offered in each  category with an additional  $5,000 grand prize. Up to five  works in each category will be  selected for public performance  and from these finalists the  winners will be chosen.  Entry forms are available from  the CBC, 500 Hamilton St.,  Vancouver and the music departments of all universities.  Wednesday May 18  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Tudor  Singers of Montreal, songs by  Ravel, Poulenc, Britten, Hinde-  mith.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Theatre  and actors.  Eclectic   Circus:       12:10   a.m.  Weeknights,   Bach  to  Brubeck,  host Allan McFee.  Thursday May 19  Playhouse:  8:04 p.m. Advocates  of Danger by George Ryga. Part'  VII, Lucifer on a DC 9.  Jazz Radio-Canada:    8:30 p.m.  Nimmons 'n' Nine Plus Six.   Al  Wold   Trio   with   vocalist   Eve  Smith. -  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Winnipeg CBC Orchestra, Vincent  Ellin, bassoon, Italian Chamber  music, Corelli, Durante, Pergo-  lesi, Vivaldi.  Nightcap:      11:20   p.m.   Books  and writers.  Friday May 20  Schools Broadcast:     2:04 p.m.  ���   What if...and why not?   What if  Canadians had been turned away  7 '"',!"��� .from   the   Charlottetown   Con-  X ' .' ference in 1864?    ,        ���"'.'.',  Country Road: 8:30 p.m. Sylvia  Tyson in concert from Camp  Fortune, Ottawa.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Ida Haendel, violin, violin concertos by Schumann and Szyma-  nowski.  Nightcap:  11:20 p.m. Music and  musicians.  Saturday May 21.  Update:    8:30 a.m. Roundup of  B. C. happenings.  Qubks and Quarks:   12:10 p.m.  Science  Magazine,   host   David  Suzuki.  Opera by Request:    2:04 p.m.  Your favourite operatic records.  Our Native   Land:      6:15   p.m.  Health Care in Quebec.  CBC Stage:   7:05 p.m. The Path  by   Michael   Hartley   Robinson,  tender love story starring Colin  Fox, Joan Gregson.  Music West:   8:05 p.m. Part 1,  Thelma Johannes plays Themes  and   Variations,   Faure;   Valses  nobles/' sentimentales,    Ravel,  Part   II,   Edward   Bisha,   cello,  Suite for Cello, Britten.  Between Ourselves:    9:05 p.m.  Grasslands - the conflict between  ranchers and a proposed National  Grasslands Park in Saskatchewan  a unique area of original, prairie'  grasslands.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. Morley  Calloghan. Lingering Light program about American writer  Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1806-  1864.  Music from the Shows:     11:05  p.m. War Movies, Part II.  Sunday May 22  Bush and Salon: 4:05 p.m. The  Graves of Halifax by Harry  Bruce.  Special Occasion: 5:05 p.m. The  Way of the World by William  Congreve, supreme master of  comedy in English Language.  BBC production.  Music de Chez Nous: 7:05 p.m.  Nouveau Trio de Montreal.  Chamber music.  Concern:    9:05 p.m. Refugees,  the people no one wants.  Monday May 23  Gold  Rash:     8:30 p.m.   Studio  session with rock group Wireless.  Interview with Steve Miller.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Films.  Tuesday May 24  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Paul  Brodie, Saxophone Quartet.  To teach her a lesson or two, pirate captain Red Ned Lynch  (ROBERT SHAW) duels with high-spirited Jane Barnet  (GENEVIEVE BUJOLD) in Universal's "Swashbuckler." Polonski  (AVERY SCHREIBER) and other pirates look on as their ship.  The Blarney Cock, waits in the bay.  A bit of everything  ��� Far-out farce,<s blood-curdling  terror, and swashbuckling piratical romance are all on' the menu  at the Twilight Theatre this week.  The farce comes from the  studios of the Disney Corporation. It's called Freaky Friday  and will play at the Twilight for  general audiences from Thursday  through Saturday, May 19th -  21st. The Disney film concerns  a 13-year old girl, played by Jody  Foster, whose wish that she could  change places with her mother  comes unexpectedly true, to the  consternation of all. Well-known  television comediennes Patsy  Kelly, Kaye Ballard and Ruth  Buzzi also appear in the film.  Barbara Harris plays the supplanted mother with John Astin  as the unintentionally chauvinistic father. In addition to three  showings at the regular 8:00  p.m. time, there will be a Saturday Matinee showing at 2:00 p.m.  The pirate movie Swashbuckler  stars British actor Robert Shaw  whose last leading role was as  the crusty shark killer in "Jaws".  The film marks Shaw's first opportunity in films to play a ro  mantic role. Usually in he past  he has been cast in roles which  required him to come to a violent  end and he enjoyed the new  experience. "I loved it," said  Shaw. "I was brought up on the  old pirate movies. Swashbuckler  is a return to the type of movies  that packed movie houses all over  the world. It has a certain savage  energy, but it is also a romantic  love story, with humour and  joy."  The female lead in the film is  Canadian actress Genevieve  Bujold, and other stars are James  Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, and  Beau Bridges. The film will  play at the Twilight Sunday  through Tuesday, May 22nd to  24th.     .  There is little of humour and  joy to be found in the traditional  late night, long weekend horror'  double bill which will get underway at 11:00 p.m. Sunday night,  May 22nd. For horror movie  afficianadoes, the Twilight Theatre will present the bloodcurdling,  flesh-chilling double feature por-  gram with Creeping Flesh and  Honor on Snape Island.  electronic �� equipment, jets,:,  missile parts and olive drab  underwear per year, to such  stable places as Chile, Ecuador  and Zambia. We got started in  the business just after the Second  World War. At that time Canada  had an agreement with the U.S.  for a mutual exchange of weapons  technology. This agreement continued and expanded with  NORAD and the DEW line, and  today we've achieved competitive  status in the world arms market.  Successive Prime Ministers, ;  Pearson and Trudeau, although  ciriticized by the opposition for  Canada's role as gun-runner to  the world, defended this policy  as integral to the Canadian economy. Mr. Regehr, who writes  for the Mennonite Central Committee, disagrees with the whole  idea. This book, which relies  heavily on research done by McGill University's "Project Anti-  War" group, delineates the scope  of the. industry, and wonders  aloud about its existence. It  notes that the federal government  subsidizes the industry heavily,  that it provides millions for re-  seach. It lists the universities  presently engaged in military re-  seach for the American defense  establishment. It mentions the  government arms salesmen paid  for by our taxes, and it even  quotes from the Canadian Defense Products Catalogue, a macabre  counterpart to the Sears Christmas Wish Book. Here are two  nice items we presently have on  the market: "Mine Anti-Personnel Non-Metallic C3A1 (M25)".  "...The mines are olive drab, and  are designed with integral camouflage material. Emplaced mines,  after removal of safety clip, are  operationally undetectable with  conventional electro-magnetic  detection equipment." "CF-5  Tactical Support Fighter...With  low operating cost and many  ease-of-maintenance  and safety  Gibsons bands do well  Two school bands from the  Sunshine Coast acquittem themselves well in recent competition  at the Abbotsford International  Music Festival despite some very  real handicaps. The bands were  the Elphinstone Secondary School  Band and the Gibsons Elementary School Band, both under,the  leadership of music instructor  Mel Campbell.  The secondary school band,  competing with bands from the  Fraser Valley and the States, had  only 20 musicians as opposed to  some ofthe entrants who had 100  pieces. Notwithstanding the  severe limitation thus imposed  the Elphinstone Band placed 4th  in overall competition with a score  of seventy-nine out of one hundred. The adjudicator specifically  mentioned the small number as  a reason for the band not placing  higher. The showing is especially  commendable when it is realized  that % of the members of the  Elphinstone Band are not taking  band at the present time and  practised in their own time for  the competition.  The showing of the Gibsons'.  Elementary Band was no less impressive.    Again the band was  much smaller than its competition  with  only  seventeen  members.  Some of the competing bands in  the elementary school competition had as many as ninety members but the local youngsters  succeeded in placing second in  the competition with a score of  eighty-seven out of one hundred,  missing first place by a single  point.  Congratulations to Mr. Campbell and his talented and dedicated students.  f* great new COMEDY SWITCH!  Walt Disney's  FREAKY  FRIDAY  8:00 p. nri-  Thur., Fri.; Sat.  May 19, 20, 21.}  Saturday Matinee 2:00 p.m.       General  Sunday at 11:00p.m.  DOUBLE HORROR  FEATURE  Creeping Flesh &  Horror on Snape Island  Mature   Warning:  TifftonDnii Cou,d be lightening  ��9_SS9S��a        to children.  .      .  v SNAPE ISI/WO -occasional swearing ���3  Swashbuckler  8:00p.m.  Sun., Mon., Tues.  May 22, 23, 24.  Mature  THE BIG SWEEPER  Jim Middleton "celebrates  his  36th Birthday with a Long John  ,& 3 candles at Henry's Bakery.  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons  886-2827  features, the CF-5 is .a weapon  system ideally suited to the constantly changing requirements of  an increasingly complex cost and  defense environment.'' Occasionally, Mr. Regehr lets his outrage at this business get the best  of his prose style, but mostly,  this is a painstaking, factual  book. It will tell you more than  you ever wanted to know about  the Canadian arms industry.  15 DAY  CALIFORNIA TOUR  (Double occupancy)  Bus leaving Sechelt to  RENO  every Saturday at 6:00 a.m.  TIMBER  DAYS   _ SPECIAL  tsAMMBBEftf^ at the HOMESTEAD  PRIME BEEF  or  BARON OF BEEF  and your choice of salad from our Salad Bar  OPEN TILL MIDNIGHT  We have TAKE OUT ORDERS  Wilson Creek Road, Highway 101  885-2933 6.  Coast News, May 17,1977.  Fred Peterson, better known to his friends as  'Lanky Pete' raises a glass in salutation at the  recent official opening of The Cedars under  its new management. Pete won special accolades  by being the first man in on the official opening  day.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  Referendum: May 28,1977  EASTBOURNE SPECIFIED  AREA ESTABLISHMENT  BY-LAW NO. 132,1977, KEATS ISLAND  A by-law to establish a specified area within Elec-  torial Area "F" of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District for the purpose at purchasing a water  system.  A. The Regional Board is empowered and authorized:  (1.) to establish in Electoral Area "F" a specified  area defined as follows and to be known as the  "Eastbourne Specified Area" comprising that tract  of land as shown outlined in red on the sketch plan  marked Schedule "A" and supplemented by a metes  and bounds description per Schedule "B", such  schedules being attached hereto, and forming part  of this by-law:---  (2) to undertake and carry out or cause to be carried  out the purchase of a water system in and for the  specified area and to do all things necessary in connection therewith, including the acquisition of land  and equipment and without limiting the generality  of the foregoing -  (a) to borrow upon the credit of tie Regional  District a sum not exceeding $9,500.00  (b) to acquire all such real property, easements,  rights-of-way, licences, rights or authorities as  may be requisite or desirable for or in connection  with the acquisition of the land and equipment.  Take notice that the above is a synopsis of a by-law  that may be inspected at the Regional District offices  during office hours, namely Monday to Wednesday,  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday 8:30  a.m. to 5:45 p.m., and that the synopsis is not intended to be and is not deemed to be an interpretation of the by-law.  The vote will be taken at:  The home of Alfred & Doreen Williams  Lot 3, Eastbourne, Keats Island  on the 28th day of May, 1977 between the hours of  eight (8) o'clock in the forenoon and eight (8) o'clock  in the afternoon and that M. B. Phelan has been  appointed Returning Officer for the purpose of  taking and recording the vote of the electors.  Subject to the exception hereinafter stated, persons  entitled to vote on this question are only those  electors whose name appears on the October 2,  1976 List of Electors as prepared by the Regional  District and who reside or own property within  the specified area as outlined in Schedule "A".  A person whose name does not appear on the last  certified list of electors of the Regional District is  entitled to vote if  (a) he files with the Secretary or Returning  Officer an application for registration in the form  prescribed in Section 38 of the Municipal Act.  (b) he is otherwise qualified to have his name  entered upon the list of electors.  The question to the Electors on the ballot will be  as follows:  ' 'Are you in favour of:  By-law 132 which provides for the borrowing of a  sum not to exceed $9,500.00, to be repaid by a tax  levied on the properties within the Eastbourne  Specified Area over a three year period, for the  purpose of purchasing the Eastbourne water system.  Yes or No?"  Dated at Sechelt this 13th day of May, 1977.  M. B. Phelan  Returning Officer  n^'  The Cedars Inn, on Highway 101 at the top of the hill in Gibsons, opened its doors under  new management last week. Lady of song, Bette Graham, was on hand to help the festivities along and found to her delight that local musicians were more than equal to the task of  professional accompaniment. Good luck to the new management.  L  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL  PRESENTS  STUDENTS OF LEE KUM-SING  In a piano recital  Friday, May 20th  at 7:30 p.m.  at Elphinstone School Gym  Adults $2.00 Students & Senior Citizens $1.00  ��%$$.  *  WATCH YOUR  CAMPFIRESAND  SMOKING MATERIALS  ONLY X__y CAN  FOREST R��ESt  ^ PREPARE YOUR CAR FOR SUMMER        ^^  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  OFFERS  56 POINT AUTOMOBILE CHECK  For Months of May & June  NAME  VEHICLE  DESCRIPTION .  2  a  3  a  \  o  >  m  a  D BALI JOINTS UPPER  ��� INNER SHAFTS UPPER  ��� TIE ROD ENDS INNER  ��� IDLER ARM  Q CENTRE LINK  n  STEERING BOX  Q SHOCKS FRONT  Q  SPRINGS FRONT  D   "All JOINTS LOWER  D  INNER SHAFTS LOWER  D  TIE ROD ENDS OUTER  D   PITMAN ARM  D  STABILIZER  D  POWER STEERING LEAKS  D  SHOCKS REAR  ���  SPRINGS REAR  ��� LINING OR PADS FRONT RIGHT  ��� DRUM OR DISC. FRONT RIGHT  ��� MASTER CYLINDER  ��� HAND BRAKE OPERATION  D   WHEEL CYLINDER FRONT RIGHT  D  WHEEL BEARING FRONT RIGHT  D   POWER BRAKE OPERATION  D  BRAKE LINES AND CABLES  ESTIMATED  REPAIR COSTS  ��� TRANSMISSION LEAKS  ��� CENTRE HANGER  ��� SWAY BAR  ��� U-JOINTS  ��� DIFFERENTIAL LEAKS  ��� REAR AXLE BEARING LEAKS  <  x  X  5  ��� CROSS OVER PIPE  ��� TAIL PIPE  ��� MANIFOLD HEAT VALVE  ��� MUFFLER  ��� HANGERS  ��� LEFT FRONT  ��� LEFT REAR  Q SPARE  ��� RIGHT FRONT  ��� RIGHT REAR  ��� HEADLIGHTS  ��� SIGNAL LIGHTS  ��� PARK LIGHTS  ��� MO��N  G BATTERY CONDITION  n  TAIL LIGHTS  ��� HAZARD SIGNALS  D  LICENSE EIGHT  ��� WIPERS AND WASHERS  ��� BATTERY GRAVITY  ��� BELTS-CONDITION  O BELTS-TENSION  Q COOLING SYSTEM  MISC.   D  HOSES-RADIATOR'  D  HOSES-HEATER  ��� MOTOR OIL CONDITION  M0.00 Inspection Fee  Inspection fee to be refunded  if  repairs  performed on your car.  Call for Appointment.  APPROVED AUTO  REPAIR SERVICES  <?:^  886-7919^  Harmony Hall happenings  by Jim Holt  Here it is Friday 13th so you  can expect anything to happen to  this column today. First of all I  wish to apologise to Louise  Barnes for not attending her  going away party at the carpet  bowling last Wednesday, but circumstances beyond my control  would not permit me to get over  to the hall. Eva Oliver's car went  on the fritz so I took her up. to the  hospital to visit Dick who is  coming along very well and is expected to come home this Sunday. I also took Eva up again  yesterday so it has kept me quite  busy, what with trying to keep up  with the gardening, the utility  shed and various other committments I have, so you can see I  am not sitting around twiddling  my fingers.  I would like to thank Tor Strand  and Vic Eckstein for the job they  have done on the utility shed,  Vic and myself just got the tar  and rolled roofing on in time, as  about V_ hour after we got it on  it started to rain. All that has got  to be done now is the door to be  hung and we are waiting for the  tracks for that, after which the  siding and painting to be done  and we will be all set. We will  be glad to see the new mower  down here as the hay is getting  quite long.  I have nothing very much to  report this time only the "Royal  Hudson" trip to Squamish on  Thursday June 2nd for further  information on this trip contact  Vi Lynds at 886-7428 and Vi will  be able to give you all the information on it. Don't forget to  bring in your suggestions for  any day trips to our next general  meeting which will be on Monday  June 6th at 2:00 p.m. so this will  be your last chance to make any  arrangements for daily bus trips.  . Mrs. Hilda Lee gave me a list  last meeting of a trip to Tilford  Gardens, Queen Elizabeth Park  and Van Dusen Gardens. I imagine all these places could be  taken in, in one day and we would  all be home again before dark,  so how about it folks, think it  over and bring your suggestions  to our meeting. Let us try and  make a bus load and do it up  right. We have a lot of new members who might be interested so  don't be afraid to speak up and  voice your opinion in these matters, in this way we will be able  to get to know each other better  and that is what it is all about.  You know the old saying "The  more we get together the happier  we will be", well let's prove it  and put these trips over. Our  travel co-ordinator will be only too  willing to help you out with any  problems you have, providing  they are not too extreme and  we'll gladly receive any suggestions you may have.  Don't forget the carpet bowling  next Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. also  the Squamish trip on June 2nd.  Oh, oh, maybe I should not have  mentioned that date as that is  the day Kay and I have our 40th  Wedding Anniversary, boy how  time flies! Well I guess I have  given you all the news for this  time so I will draw to a close.  I am sorry I don't have any more  information to pass on to you but  the. good weather is here now and  certain chores to be done so I  better go out and get them  done. Hope to see you all at  the carpet bowling on Wednesday.  Just received word from Vic  Eckstein that forty to forty-five  members from North Vancouver  and Lynn Valley will be paying us  a visit on Thursday, May 26th  around 1:30 p.m. so please;get  out and welcome these friends.  They will only be staying a short  while as they are returning to  Vancouver on the 2:45 ferry from  Langdale. We will transfer jour  carpet bowling* over to that date  so that we can have more members, out to greet our guests.  So please come out and let them  see that we are not a dead bunch  at Harmony #38.  Was also up to Sechelt again  today and Dick Oliver will defi-  nitly be coming home on Sunday.  He is beginning to look real good  and is again taking solid foods.  Was also in to Continental  Travel Agency and Mr. Ben informed Kay and I that he only had  five seats left on the bus to  Squamish on June 2nd so Kay  and I booked for the trip and that  leaves only three seats left.  He said that if he gets any more  he will put on another bus so  keep on booking, you can either  phone Vi Lynds or Continental  Travel at Sechelt 885-2910.  Please keep the following dates  in mind. Thursday May 26th,  visitors from Vancouver. June  2nd, Thursday, trip to Squamish  and June 6th, last regular meeting for this session.  Well this is all the news I  have for you to date so will close  by asking you all to come out on  May 26th to greet our friends  from North Vancouver. See you  at the carpet bowling next Wednesday, May 18th, until then,  "Adios Amigos".  Lockstead reports  Don Lockstead, N.D.P. Transportation critic, today proposed a  three-pronged crash program to  repair the economic damage  done coastal communities by recent ferry policy.  "The government's announcement indicating that there will  be fare reductions and service  improvements is belated recognition of how inept the Minister  responsible and the cabinet have  'beeh over the past year;-" Said  Mr. Lockstead.  ' 'But even now, it refuses to  act quickly and forcefully enough  to cure the situation. Vague suggestions of relief are not good  enough. We need immediate  and definite action on a crash  basis in three areas if the coastal  region's economy is to be revived  before it is too late," he said.  "First, we need blanket rate  cuts throughout the entire system. The fares for all passengers  should be cut in half, and the  rates for all vehicles should be  chopped at least 25% to stimulate  the economies of the Sunshine  Coast and Vancouver Island."  "The need for that decision  was demonstrated months ago,  and there is absolutely no justification for any further delay, on  the excuse that more study or  more    discussion    is    needed.  Second, the Northland Prince, or  a comparable vessel, should be  bought, leased or constructed,  and, along with the Queen of  Surrey, put into immediate interim service to communities  along the mid- and north coast  regions."  "The shore facilities exist for  accomodating those two ships,  and they are tied up, doing noth  ing at present, while our. com-  munites are in desperate need of  a restored service. The only  thing that has to be done to overcome this problem, is eliminate  the government's stubborn  stupidity."  "Third, the government should  begin right now, developing a  permanent service for the coastal  communites by calling public  meetings in all coastal communities to get input for planning  purposes."  Mr. Lockstead emphasized that  clear and speedy action is needed  "because at this critical moment,  it is more important to save our  communites than to save face for  some bungler in cabinet.''  He added that while he. was  pleased that two new directors  have been appointed to the board  of the B. C. Ferry Corporation,  from northern Vancouver Island  and Prince Rupert, he was seriously disappointed that once again  the Sunshine Coast-Powell River  area is being passed over,, and  left without any representation  on what amounts to a transport  life-line.  -H-  BRITISH COLUMBIA  HYDRO & POWER  AUTHORITY  POWER  OUTAGE  WEATHER CONDITION PERMITTING,  ELECTRIC POWER WILL BE INTERRUPTED AS FOLLOWS:  WEDNESDAY  May 25,1977-from 9:00a.m. -12:00Noon.  From Bucaneer Marina, along Sunshine Coast Highway to Junction of Francis Peninsula Road.  THURSDAY  May 26.1977 - from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 Noon.  All of Francis Peninsula, from Junction of Highway  101 and Francis Peninsula Road.  FRIDAY  May 27,1977-from 9:00a.m. -12:00 Noon.  Garden Bay - Irvines Landing - Sinclair Bay - Hotel  Lake.  SUNDAY  May 29,1977 - from 5:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.  Highway 101, from Egmont - Earls Cove to Bucaneer  Marina (Including All Areas listed above)  MONDAY  May 30.1977-from9:00a.m.-12:00 Noon.  Highway  101,   from   Bucaneer   Marina  to   Shell  Station at Halfmoon Bay, including Brooks Road.  INTRODUCING  BANK  OF  MONTREAL  Gibsons, B. C.  Reason:   These Interruptions are necessary to i  prove Customer Service.  im-  A. R. Ingram,  Acting District Manager  EUNICE BAKER  ���A- Eunice brings nine  years banking experience  to our bank. She is a hew  arrival to our branch who  has stepped into our loans  department and provided  excellent customer service  in all areas.  tJt Her many duties  range from processing all  loan documentation to  ensuring payments are  processed correctly and on  time.  ���jV Come in and see us,  we have all the banking  needs you require. Coast News, May 17,1977.  7.  Vuvittp  Jfoolis.  Now Open Fridays till 7:00  GinsengPR0DUCI^  & Yucca tablets  ^Gibsons  886-2936,  '   *.    N       ��*_  Hair-raising experience  by Ian Corrance  ,    While visiting a friend I overheard Donna (Donny) Drummond  j recounting her holiday experiences and it was so unusual that I  asked her if I could put it down in  vprint, she agreed.  r-. On March 23rd of .this year she  and her husband Jim went to  Palm Springs for their vacation.  They were with two friends from  Los Angeles, Homer and Coleen  Fowler   who   were   celebrating  their anniversary.     Donny  had  always wanted to ride the tramway to the top of Mr. San Jacinto  ~and this would be the ideal time,  ' they could have the anniversary  "dinner in the restaurant at the  ^op-  It was rather hastily arranged,  Jim not enjoying heights decided  "to lounge around the pool instead,  -'and Donny having already loun-  "ged around the pool had to run to  "the store and buy a wig as she  "had just been swimming and her,.,  'hair was wet.    . 7?   ''"���'  < In the valley when they set out  ! it was 99 degrees, 8,500 feet up  -the mountain it was 16 degrees  "(fahrenheit) and children  were  having snow ball fights. The tram  -ride was spectacular as well as  exciting, with high winds buffet-  [ ing the car, and gorges where  ''the sun never sees the bottom.  ��   When they got to the parking  'lot at the 2000 foot level, Donny  "'was walking back to the car when  rishe felt what seemed like some-  'fone pushing her from behind.  'The next thing she  knew  she  'was looking down at the top of  *rthe car, she looked around and  ^eould see other people spinning  through the air with her, the fur  coat she had been wearing  a  "few seconds before, flashed past  her vision and she called down to  her friends to grab it.    A high  wind had come up the gully and  lifted her off her feet.   It takes  Indian mystics years of concentration before they perfect astral  projection and there was Donny  doing it with no effort at all,  fortunately  it . didn't  last  very  long and she came down to earth  rather suddenly.   She was a bit  stunned when her friends helped  her up and asked them if they  were ready to go have dinner.  She had a nasty cut on her  head, so along with the other intrepid flyers,, she was carted off  to hospital. Her friends gave her  all the details while the doctor  gave her fourteen stitches;  they told her that she had been  blown close to the edge ofthe  cliff, it had been lucky that she  had not gone over, the good news  was that they had retrieved  her coat.  On the way out of the hospital  Donny passed a mirror, and for  the first time realised that her'  new wig and she had parted company.  Now she was in real trouble,  the doctor's ministrations were  very evident on the back of her  head and there would be no way  she would be able to get a new  jone. A:phone7crf7to &ej{IaIn:-'  ���?:way>.office got an initial "reaction'  of "Are you going to sue?".  When she assured them she  wasn't and just wanted-her wig  back, a search party set out.  Two hours later a car pulled  up at the door bearing the prize,  it had been found stuck to a  cactus at the very edge of the  cliff. A representative ofthe company assured her that this was  the first time this had happened  since their opening in 1963.  When Donna was asked if she  would go up again, she said,  "Sure I'd love to". But I doubt  if she'll talk Jim into going with  her.  urray's Garden  & Pet Supplies  STEER MANURE  1    7Q -**  886-2919     1./3  IGARDEN  ^P  GIBSONS  FISH MARKET  OPEN-  Tues.-Sat.  10:30-6:30  886-7888  Delicious home-made  style FISH & CHIPS  in Lower Gibsons  THE JEAN SHOP  Now has  Childrens Jeans  Sizes 4-16.  Buy 5 pair & receive  a 20% discount  886-2111  ean  ALL SPORTS  MARINE INC.  886-9303  Sechelt  New Ph: number  885-3277  We Invite  Price  Comparison  with City  Shops  ���^   GIBSONS  GIRL and GUYS  ir Complete Hairstyling  Service Professional  DELL Ear Piercing  & SHIRLEY 886-2120  1521 GOWER PT. RD.  GIBSONS, B.C.  886-2200  PENINSULA CLEANERS & LAUNDRY  DRVCLEnninc  seruice  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  Gibsons  ^S^    Co.       ^  We now carry Chinese Diaries  886-7215  HAS MORE  'TO OFFER  BUKETPIUCED VLBK AYC_?  TOP QUALITY |��IKinb| &  Whole or Shank Portion  $1.09 lb.  Ready to Eat  HAM  BEEF LIVER  suced 39^ lb.  BLADE STEAKS  69* Ib.  Canada 'A' Beef  LOR4  SCIES  OFFICE: 886-2248  a!��&?��&>  REAL ESTATE ���* INSURANCE  Box 238  1589 Marine Drive  Gibsons,  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  RON MCSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  TYDEWATER CRAFTS & HOBBIES  Large Heads  Green  ��� flp^jUJ.yj'jSUPPLIES  ��� CRAFT SUPPLIES  ��� YARNS & WOOLS  WINE ARTS  Gibsons  886-2811  LETTUCE  CABBAGE  CORN on the COB  ORANGES  5 lb. Bags  29* ea.  19c lb.  6/$ 1.00  89�� ea.  DOGWOOD  COMMUNITY EVENTS:  Dave Barrett - Dinner-Dance, Friday, Jane 3,  at Gibsons Legion HaU. Cocktails 6-7, smorgasbord 7-8, Barrett's address 8-9. Dance  9-1 with UP THE CREEK. $10.00 plate, tic-  keta at N.D.P. Bookstore or phone 886-7829.  NO tickets at the door. |  Elphinstone Sunflight Car Wash - 99*. Sat.  May 21st at front of High School. Clean up  for spring!  ���J:i  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  *T  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  ��� Guest rooms (Breakfast Included)  ��� Dining Room    886-9033    .^.EStt-ro  br  I?  E  K"  \-  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  BUILDING A NEW HOUSE?  BEAT VANCOUVER PRICES!  WE CAN SUPPLY AND INSTALL  ��� Kitchen ft Bathroom Cabinets  Large Selection of Brand Names  ��� Countertops and Custom Arborite Work  ��� Custom Cabinets for those Special Areas  * Flooring - Lino or Carpet  Come to the Specialists in  ���'"'���.���'. Kitchens & Bathrooms  Call 886-9411 for free estimate.  SUNSHINE KITCHENS INDUSTRIES LTD  Gibsons Harbour Professional Building  1557 Gower Point Road - Suite 105  FREE ESTIMATES  Green Giant Niblets  kernel corn  Co-op Pure  creamed honey  Co-op  pink salmon  Maple Leaf 7  canned ham  Blue Bonnet  margarine  Harmonie  beans & pork  Co-op  onion soup mix  Bick's Assorted  relish  Co-op  salad dressing  Old Dutch  potato chips  Fiesta  ice cream  Lady Scott Assorted  bathroom tissue  12fl.oz.  2lb.  7%fl.oz.  11/2 lb. Tin  3lb.  14fl.oz.  1 Vfe oz.  12fl.oz.  32fl.oz.  7.9 oz.  4 Litre Pail  4 Rolls  2/79c  $1.39  89c  $1.49  2/59c  4/79c  $1.09  69c  >2.49  $ 1.09  I  886-2257  Ken's  Lucky Dollar  HWflNflOWS  CONSUMER  PROTECTION IS... ft Highest Quality produce & meats  ft Largest selections  ft Lowest prices  ^Friendly service our Speciality  ^ We back all sales unconditionally  ft Money cheerfully refunded should any  item prove to be unsatisfactory  ALL OF THIS AND A FRIENDLY SMILE AT KENS LUCKY DOLLAR  m  Co-op __��� ^    _#���___#���__  CHIPS and FISH    ��<*. $1.29  BREAD DOUGH   ��� *���   $1.09  cSrInI on the COB   <���*    89c  deluxe PIZZA    .��   $2.59  PEPPERONI PIZZA ^ $2.19  We reserve the right to limit quantities.  YOUR  Prices Effective:     May 19, 20, 21.  Thurs., Fri., Sat.  CO-OP vF00D SERV|CE CENTRE  PHONE 886-2522    Gibsons.B.C. 8.  Coast News, May 17,1977.  ^*%. * s~     ^     *. *  ** -S**- * * "^s^sa^asr^*^^-- ���_ *^yj*+*  The Elphinstone Wanderers Soccer Team, from left to Bergnach, Dan Mackay, Ken Verhulst, Ken Miles, Steve  right top: John Crosby, Ken Hinks, Duncan Campbell, Miles, Dan Paul.    Missing are Dan Weinhandl, Frank  Ken Bland, Kerry Eldred, Jan de Reus, manager, Terry Hoehne and Bjorn Bjornson.  Duffy, coach.    Bottom left to right: Gary Davies, Nick  Baseball  By Brian Batcher  Bronco baseball (boys ages  10-12) really got going this week  with 8 games completed. Five'  teams are competing this season.  Mike MacKown coaches the  Gibsons Athletic Association  sponsored team, Gunnar Christiansen coaches the Kinsmen and  Brian Butcher the Legion 109.  As well, Ben Jack coaches the  Roberts Creek team and Les  English the entry from Wilson  Creek.  Indoor soccer meet  Indoor soccer tournament  organizers Duncan Campbell  and Jan de Reus, still want more  teams to participate in the tournament on June 4th and 5th.  Rules and regulations are  available from Jan de Reus at  886-2046.    Practice sessions are  being held at the Elphinstone  High School typ on Sundays from  7:30 p.m. Everyone over 16 is  welcome.  Please remember that the  monies will be going toward  helping sponsor a juvenile soccer  team in Gibsons.  ROCKS  Third  annual  by Pat Edwards  For all those curlers who pre-     ._ _. X~^  Highlight game of the  week ferred the Nixon-Frost interview    JJ_LotOBt^iI*OSS  was a  12-11  victory for Legion  to the  annual  general  meeting  109 over Roberts  Creek.     The  last week, we have decided to  game was won in the bottom of. give you one more column this  the   eighth   on   a   run   scoring   season.  single by Gerry Edgecombe and  strong   relief  pitching   by   Rick  Kinne.  Scores this week:  G.A.A. 11, Kinsmen 1  Kinsmen 15, Roberts Creek 14  Wilson Cr. 4; Kinsmen 2 -  Kinsmen 8, Legion 6  Wilson Creek 14, G.A.A. 6  G.A.A. 15, Roberts Creek 13  Legion 8, G.A.A. 3  Legion 12, Roberts Creek 11.  Standings    as    of    Saturday,  May 14th:  G W L  2 2 0  3 2 1  4 2 2  4 2 2  3 0 3  Wilson Creek  Legion  Kinsmen  Gibsons A.A.  Roberts Creek  Games in Gibsons are played  at Brothers Park, usually Tuesdays and Thursdays. Other  games are at Wilson Creek and  Roberts Creek ball parks.  The election of next season's  executive was the highlight of  the evening. The membership  obviously was satisfied with last  year's slate, since all those who  ran again were re-elected. Officers for the 1977-78 season are:  President Ray Chamberlin, Vice-  president Larry Boyd, Secretary  Moira Clement, Treasurer Harry  Turner. Directors for a two-year  term are: Terry Connor, Pat  Edwards and Fred Inglis; directors for a one-year term: Maurice  Pearson, Pat Tyson and Helen  Weinhandl.  The membership unanimously  endorsed the executive recommendation to confer a one-year  honorary membership on Terry  Conner for his tireless efforts on  behalf of the club.  The rink has been rented fot  several functions during the summer. Anyone interested in further information should call Ray  Chamberlin.  The third annual Peninsula  Moto-Cross Championships will  be held at Hackett Park in Sechelt  on Sunday, May 22nd at 2:00 pm.  There will be two trophy categories for the eight-ten mile  course. The first is for dirt bikes  up to 125 cc. The second is for  bikes of 125 cc. and over.  This Timber Days event is  being sponsored by Coast Cycle  in Sechelt.  Anyone wishing to enter mast  pre-register. The entry forms are  available at Coast Cycle. Just  look for the Yamaha signs next to  Pentangle Plants on Cowrie'  Street. Their phone number is  885-2030.  You know when someone tells you to take a  walk?  Maybe they've got the  right idea.-  4f  paimapaamnm  Walk a hk>rk.T��d.-iy.  Contestant rounds a barrel smartly in the Sunshine Coast's most recent gymkhana. Story  and results next week.  Senior  Fastball  Sunshine Coast Sr. Men's  Fastball League Standings  Roberts Creek  Sechelt R&W  Windsor  Gibsons Legion  Sechelt  W  4  2  1  1  0  L  0  1  2  2  4  Pts.  8  4  2  2  0  Tuesday   Windsor  P.P.D. Rain.  Wednesday  at    Sechelt.  Sechelt  Sechelt R&W  R  0  7  H  2  10  E  2  1.  W.P. J.  Mercer  (1-1).  L.P.  C.  Kohuch (0-2) R. Dixon 6th.  Denny Hollis and Dave Lamb  provided the offence and John  Mercer limited Sechelt to just 2  hits as he and his -teammates  picked up their first win of the  young season and first shutout  in a few years.  R  H  E  Roberts Creek  7  12  2  Legion  2  4  4  Rugby club  closes season  Past President Tommy Blain  and President-elect Leif Mjanes  presided at a remarkably subdued  and genteel annual banquet of  the Gibsons Rugby Club last  Saturday evening. The diners,  having been served a fine repast,  at the Gibsons Winter Club  lounge, were presented with this  year's winners of the club's  awards.  The more serious presentations, directed by an elegantly  attired Mjanes, included the Most  Valuable Player Award to Mr.  Tom Blain; Most Valuable Forward Award to Mr. Jay Pomfrett;  Most Valuable Back Award to  Mr. Gerry Ferris; Rookie of the  Year Award to President-elect  Mjanes himself and Gary Gray.  Unsung Hero of the Year Award  to Messers. Geoffrey Madoc-  Jones and George Matthews.  The less formal side of the affair  was presided over by club secretary Mr. Bruce Gibson, exquisitely turned out in a grey three  piece suit and pink athletic undergarment.  The club's season, having  ended for the year, resumes next  August with club practices and a  tentative preseason match with  a team from -Powell River. Anyone interested in joining the club  is asked to contact President  Mjanes, Vice-president Jay  Pomfrett, Secretary Bruce Gibson or Treasurer John Spence.  W.P. Ferris (3-0). L. P. F. Reynolds (1-1).  The Creek jumped all over  Legions' Freeman Reynolds as  they slammed 8 hits coupled with  2 errors to score 6 runs in the first  2 innings. Gerry Ferris scattered  4 hits to pick up his 3rd win of  the year.  Thursday June 12th  Windsor  Roberts Creek  R     H    E  2 4     1  3 5     1  W.P. G. Ferris (4-0) 4th D. Elson  L.P. D. Reitlo.  In the best played games to  date Roberts Creek ran their  record to 4-0. Gerry Ferris picked  up his 4th win with the help of  Kerry Eldred's triple. Eldred  drove in the winning run and just  missed a homer as he was tagged  out at the plate.  R  Sechelt R&W        16  Sechelt 5  W.P. S. Hately 1-0, L.P. C. Kohuch 0-3.  A tired Carl Kohuch couldn't  handle the hot bats of Sechelt  Red and White. Sechelt led 3-1  going in to the 3rd but then everyone on the team got at least one  hit. Sechelt moved into 2nd place  with the win.  Games this Week:  Tuesday May 17: Legions vs  Windsor  Wednesday May 18: Sechelt vs  Roberts Creek, Legion vs Sechelt.  Gibsons 9th annual Invitational  Tournament: Saturday 4:00 p.m.  Roberts Creek vs Windsor.  Sunday games start at 9:30 a.m.  and 8:00 p.m. Monday games  start at 8:30 a.m. and go all day.  Teams include Ritz Hotel, North  Vancouver, Vancouver Safeway,  Texada Ironmen, Nanaimo Long-  House, Roberts Creek, Windsor  and host Gibsons Legion.  Gov't Inspected Canada Gr. A Beef  CllUCk    SfeakS Full Cut .Bone In  Gov't Inspected  QrOUnd    beef Regular Grind  Gov't Inspected  tUrkeVS Utility Grade 6-16lbs.  Gov't Inspected Wiltshire  wieners skimess  79<p  59$  79$  79c  drilltime  charcoal  $2.44  20 lb. Bag  Super Valu  beans & pork  3/88*  14 oz. Tins  Super Valu  potato chips  Twin-Pack 225 G. Box  69$  Scott  paper towels  99$  2 Roll Pack  Reynolds  aluminum foil  18 inch width  98$  Nabob  pineapple jui  55$  48oz. Tin  French's  mustard  9 oz. Jar  35$  Galco Frozen Heat & Eat  chicken  $3.79  In a 2 Ib. Ctn  Minute Maid  lemonade  12.5 oz. Tins  2/89$  Farm House Frozen  cream pies  Banana, Lemon, Chocolate  79$  Foremost Family Style  ice cream  $2.59  a  w  4 Litre Pail  Nabob  syrup  Pancake or Waffle  32 oz.  98$  1  W^^^^^g^^W:  WSS^j^mW^M  WM^mm^SMrW^M:  FROM OUR 'IN-STORE' BAKERY  Martha Laine  hot dog or '  hamburger buns ���        59$  Oven Fresh (H _|       A A  apple pies ������ ���        ^l.Ua  Oven Fresh ^% ^% ^^  raisin bread ����-i-        D��J(p  Venice Bakery j% j*  ^^  french shorties ������*��.*��      Dl <P  Prices Effective: Thurs., Fri., Sat.  May 19, 20, 21.  SuperValu  SUNNYCREST MALL CoMBOninI  We reserve the right to Limit Quantities.  i Coast News, May 17,1977.  Our 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<t per agate line  Property listings are $2.00 each.  Coming  Events  Announcements     Work Wanted  General Meeting Announcement  Sunshine Coast Community Resource Society will hold it's  General Meeting Thursday, May  19th at 7:30 p.m. in the Open  Area of Sechelt Elementary  School. Everyone welcome.  ATTENTION  The Nayy League Cadets &.  Wrennetts ages 11-13 are in  heed of a sea-worthy boat 17' or  Upwards. Anyone wishing to  donate or sell for a. minimal  price, a boat of this description,  please call 886-7453.  . Work, Leisure & the Family  May 29th, 7:30 p.m., Gibsons  United Church hall, speaker:  Dennis Boyd, sponsored by Inter-  Church group, follow up to  Lenten series.  ROBERTS CREEK LEGION  Opens at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday!  Early  bird   bingo   7:00,   regular  8:00 p.m. Everybody welcome!  For REGISTRATION & INFORMATION please call 885-3512,  Karin Hoemberg, Co-ordinator,  CENTRE FOR CONTINUING  EDUCATION, Box 6, Sechelt.  VON 3A0, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.  DOGOBED?ENCE  Dog Obedience course starts  May 18, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.  in Gibsons Elementary School,  outdoor area. Fee $15. for 8  sessions. Registration: 885-3512.  Centre For Continuing Education.  OPEN BIBLE STORE  and LIBRARY  Hours:    Tuesday  1-5 p.m.,  Friday 4-6 p.m., Saturday 1-5 p.m.  For information phone 885-3479.  Opportunities  DANCE CLASSES  ��� Ballet ��� Tap ��� Jazz ���  Adults & children, boys & girls.  886-2531   L.l.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.  Get your tree copy of the new  Radio Shack catalogue at J&C  Electronics, Cowrie St., Sechelt  LIVESTOCK  Be a believer! Join our-TOPS  ��� [Chapter for the necessary encouragement and friendship and  be a shining example to everyone  who knows you by getting into  shape for summer. Meet on  ' Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in Gibsons  health Clinic. See you there!  During May Family Month enter  the name of an under-privileged  family you may know on the  peninsula into the Elves Club  Draw for 5 food vouchers. Draw  to be held May 28th.  Mail names  7  to   the   Elves   Club,   Box   1107,  ^Gibsons, B. C.    ���  REUPHOLSTERY  Joan Ellis, Vancouver. A workshop where you can learn the  basics of good upholstery on your  own furniture. Please let the  co-ordinator know if you have  your own tools, if you want to  share, buy or borrow. May 21,  Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee:  $12., Chatelech Art Room.  DISGUSTED WITH YOURSELF?  It's hard to like other people if  ���you're disgusted with yourself!  In losing unwanted pounds,  groups support is found at the  TOPS Club's weekly meetings  Held in the Health Clinic in Gibsons on Thurs. at 1:30. We don't  offer magical solutions - it just  helps to know others who are  going through the same struggles. Competition with other  TOPS members helps supply the  willpower necessary to "get with  it".  Two registered Angus cows, due  to freshen in Aug. $375.00 and  $400.00. 886-2526. ,  * HORSE SHOEING ��� Vo;  Horse Manure for Sale. T. Bo'we.   8jB6��7967   ,5  yr.   old   Bay   gelding,   sound,  gentle, $400. o.b.o. 886-2953.  Help Wanted  Local Booming Grounds requires  (1) Mechanic-Welder  (2) Camp Watchman  Phone 886-9887 after 6 p.m.  7- youthIFmployment  PROGRAM  5 Positions Available  The Sunshine Coast Community  Resource ' Society is accepting  applications for the Summer Recreation Program. Project is designed to provide physical activities such as tennis, hiking,  biking, ball games, etc. during  summer holidays. Program is for  all youth on the Sunshine Coast,  ages 6-18.  QUALIFICATIONS  Applicants must be between the ���  ages of 16-24 and presently unemployed or a student.   Positions  available:  .1 co-ordinator instructor @ $4.00 per hour-. 4 instructors @ $3.50 per hour.  Duration  and   hours:   10  weeks,  @ 40 hours per week.    Applications to be in by May 25.   For information call at the society office  (above Sechelt Credit Union) or  phone 885-3821.  GARAGE SALE  Numerous items - May 28th and  29th, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  at  1709  O'SheaRd., Gibsons.  GENERAL NUTRITION ~  What do you know about carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins  and minerals? What are the  healthy foods? Join .the class at  the Coast Garibaldi Health Unit  Thursday 10 a.m. May 19, 26 and  June 2. $6.00. Call Donna Gaulin  at 886-9229. Centre for Continuing Education.-  DAVE BARRETT  DINNER DANCE JUNE 3rd  Friday, June 3, Gibsons Legion  Hall. Cocktail Hour 6-7 p.m.,  Smorgasbord 7-8 p.m., Barrett's  Address 8-9 p.m. Dance to  "UP THE CREEK" 9-1 a.m.  $10.00 plate. Tickets available  at NDP Bookstore, Gibsons,  Sunshine Coast T.V. Cowrie  St., Sechelt, or phone 886-7829.  (NO tickets at the door)  North American Bunraku Theatre  Puppetry Workshop - Intensive  .* E. J. Gold, Puppetmaster ^  July 4 - 29th. For info, write to:  Bunraku Theatre Company,  Box 35553, Station E, Vancouver,  V6M 468. Apply early as enrollment is limited.  CAR WASH  The Elphinstone Sunflight Club  will be holding their first and the  only 99c car wash of the. year. It  will take place on Saturday, May  21st, in front of the high school.  Other future plans of this group  are events like a Bake Sale on  -Sat. May 28th in the Sunnycrest  Mall, and general "Spring Clean-  lip" jobs that are needed by  families around the area. Anyone needing jobs done such as  cutting grass, gardening and  general out-doors work please  phone 886-7408. Thank you.  YOUTH EMPLOYMENT  PROGRAM  The Provincial Minister of Labour  has made 5 positions as recreation instructors available for  July and August to provide physical activities such as tennis,  hiking, biking, ball games, etc.,  for elementary and secondary  students on the Sechelt Peninsula.  Applicants must be in the age  group 15-24, unemployed or  students. The project co-ordinator is paid $4.00 per hour, youth  18 and over $3.50 per hour and  youth 15-17 years of age $3.00  per hour. 40 hr. week.  Indicate preference of area (pen-  der Harbour, Sechelt or Gibsons),  and position and special talents.  Please mail application before  May 25 to the Sunshine Coast  Community Resource Society,  Box 1069, Sechelt. 885-3821.  Work Wanted  ���k  Evergreen Landscaping  *  Complete Landscaping services  Scheduled    lawn     and     garden  maintenance.      Free   estimates.  885-5033       1TON TRUCK FOR HIRE  Light Moving & Hauling  Gardening & Light Landscaping  After 6 p.m. call 886-9294.  f" "new serviceT "J  J^__  L ,,, ��� HI!   HUGH'S  I  I  I  I  I  ��� PAINTING J  I 0 ���  I        &       I  ! WINDOW !  ! CLEANING;  !  I Free Estimates ���  I Call i  L M �� SSSrZPS?- ��. i  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  Two reliable young men willing  to do anything around the house.  886-2813 - ask for Wayne.       ��� CAT~BACKHOE ���  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633 886-9365  Chimney cleaning, Vac equipped,  odd jobs, light hauling and clean  up jobs. Call Hugo: 886-7785  For explosive requirements,  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse contact R. Ninuno, Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute.  TUFFY'S ROOFING  Tar and Gravel  Singles and Shakes  Complete Roofing Services  885-9585  The Gibsons  All Nighter  Wood Heater  CUSTOM BUILT  From $310.00  The best  in economical woodheat  May also be used for cooking:  ALL HEAVY STEEL  CONSTRUCTION  BRICK LINED  One Hundred Year  Guarantee  886-2808  UBC student, 20 yrs. old, requires summer employment,  starting immediately. 886-9363.  For your moving, hauling. &  deliveries, phone Norm: 886-9503  House & Garden clean-ups and  rubbish removal. 886-9503'.  EXPERIENCED TYPIST  Typing done in my home.    Call  evenings: 886-2090.  Experienced carpenter-handiman  needs work. Phone Martin Peters  evenings: 885-5055.  HANDYMAN SERVICE  All types Home Repairs  and Services  Renovations, Additions,  Painting, Clean-up, etc.  North of Davis Bay  883-9266  BARRY LARGE  BOX 43, 18 ELLIOT RD.  GARDEN BAY.  For Sale  HIGH FUEL COSTS  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees into firewood. $18.00 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping and  limbing too. Expert insured work  'Know the cost before you start'  Call us at 885-2109. Free estimates. John Risbey.  New Goodyear DR 78-14 custom  Polysteel radial $49.00, new 5"  Lucus headlights $30.00, 14'x16'  canvas tent & ply with wooden  floor & frame $399.00. Reply Box  20, Coast News.   Washers   and  Dryers  SPECIAL  This week at the  McLeods Store in Sechelt.  885-2171  FOR SALE  Horses, Saddles  Shoeing,tack, etc.  886-7967  26   x   18   prop,   stern   bearing  stuffing    box,    pump,    rudder.   886-9908   V.W. engine - 886-7738.   PROFESSIONAL EAR PIERCING  Fast and sterile, Birthstone  studs, at GIBSONS GIRLS &  GUYS SALON. 886-2120.  Richmond peat, 16 yards for $250.  delivered. Peat, Manure & sand  mix,   16   yards   for- $300.   Call   885-2760     '  For Sale: My services as a professional Exterminator. Certified  7 years experience in control of  fungus, insects, rodents and  odors. North Island Pest Control.  885-3606  Old drop front secretary $50.00,  4 pee. walnut veneer bedroom  suite, older style $250.00, walnut  veneer dining room table & china  cabinet $200.00, twin size box  spring & mattress, 61/2 ft. long,  $60.00. After 6: 886-7637.  Electo Home stereo, Spanish  style with dual record changer,  like new $300. 886-7669.  Brand new Filter Queen vacuum,  best offer. 886-2753.  54" Sealy mattress, 2 mo. old.  too firm. $75.00,886-2809.  iX  Box spring & mattress in clean,  good order $50.00, table and 2  chairfe, near new $50.00, 12 piece  cutlery set, near new complete  $20.00, Hofner guitar. Call(after  5 p.m.: 886-2614.      "7      7?     ,.  22"   Artisan   deluxe   gas 7'fawn  mower, 4 cycle, used 2V_ seasons.  886-7963  Used bricks - 886-7370.  Simplicity washer spin  dry  and  Maytag   portable  dryer  in   very  good  cond.     Set:  $150.00  Call  886-7639  CCM Ladies 5 speed bike $60.00,  roll-away     bed,     new     $50.00.  885-9543  Electric stove $30.00, oil space  heater, 110 gal. oil tank $100.00,  885-2885  Kitchen tent with screens, windows 8k wind flaps, good cond^  V_ price, $60.00. 886-9725.  Bedroom suite, antique white,  double bed, triple dresser, good  cond, $150.00 886-7130.  Riding lawn mower, 6 bags of  insulation. 886-7453. ���  Enterprise oil stove in good cond.  $30.00 886-2113.  Five fat V.W. wide track performance tires, 725x15, all five:  $70.00. 886-2688,886-7891.  Airco propane furnace, good  cond. Heats up to 2,000 sq. ft.  $100.00 886-7130.  20' H.D. gooseneck trailer (16 ft.  flat deck), $1,500. 884-5388.  30" electric range, $125., Admiral  refrigerator $100., 2oo gal. fuel  tank $100.  White McLary elec. range, good  cond. $175.00, two studded 15 in.  radial snow tires, suitable for  V.W.    Very good cond. $60.00.   . 885-9646   For Sale: Good mixed hay, to  clear $1.50 a bale, minimum 20  b.3les. Call 886-2887.  For Sale  *  TYDEWATER CRAFTS *  Needlepoint,    crewel,    knitting,  crochet, handcrafts. We can help  every  Wednesday   1:00  -  3:00.  Tydewater Crafts & Hobbies   886-2811   20" B&W portable T.V., good  picture $60.00, adult cot and  mattress $10.00, folding roll-  away cot $5.00, 1406 Gower Rd.  Near Post Office.  Ladies red suede coat, size 16,  like new $65.00, 4' rubber plant  $25.00. 886-7907.   Teach yourself the accordian!  120 Bass, series of near new  music books, best offer. 886-2923.  Handy man want a wood stove?  Complete assembling of a white  enamel   McClary.      Best   offer.  886-2923  Front bench seat  Stn. Wgn., foling  885-3947.  from    Ford  backs.   Call  2 dbl bed spring & mattress, good  cond. $150., 2dbl bed bedspreads  & 2 pair lined drapes 96"x52",  blue/green floral, complete $85.  White enameled wall cabinet  18"x24" $10.00, 18" flourescent  light fixture $7.00, Remington  electric cordless shaver $10.00,  tape recorder $30.00, chrome 6  piece bar set $25.00, 4 rung boat  ladder $15.00. 885-2610.   Set of car roof racks $7.00, Call  885-2845'  For Sale  Dishwasher $35.00, wall hanging  kitchen cupboard $35.00, outside  drying rack $10.00, swag light  fixture $15.00. 885-2392.  One reel to reel 3-speed solid  state tape recorder, 9 tapes with  covers $150. o.b.o. Windows for  greenhouse: 1- 6'9"x5'6"  2- 5'6"x1'10", 5- 3'x2'5",  4- 3'x2'10", 2- 6'4"x2'8".  Square D breaker switches, 30  amp., 230 v., 2 slitter cutters,  baske . car top carrier $8.00.  885-3140  Tank, alcohol stove, sounder,  compass, anchor & extra prop.  $7,500. firm. 886-28JB.   Nice writing desk $30.00, new  elec. sissors $5.00, elec. wall  mirror $6.00, metal and iron %  bed and spring $6.00, attractive  old wood table legs $10.00,  variety of antique brass. 886-9697  Trailer for boat launching with  car hitch - never used. Takes  12' boat, ruggedly built $125.00  Restmore single bed spring with  detachable legs & mattress  $20.00. Restmore single bed  spring only $5.00, large size wash  basin - sits in frame with chrome  legs, complete with taps &  plunger stopper $25.00. Toilet  tank, new $6.50. 885-3161.  Quantity of plastic pipe & fittings  11/4  - 4"   sewer  pipe  at   $8.00  length (incl. coupling) Eves call  886-2694  For Sale  For Sale  Used    upright    piano,    $450.00  885-2653 eves.  1400 watt Sears portable power  plant - built-in battery charger.  $250.00. 885-3663.  Detonia   vacuum   cleaner   with  attachments, good cond. $35.00  885-3123  440 John Deere Dozer $5,000.  o.b.o. 1959 Chev flat deck truck  $1,000. o.b.o., misc. tools and  equipment, various prices.  F-250 Pick-up truck, 4-speed,  360 cu. in., 52,000 mi. $2,500.  o.b.o. After 6 p.m. 886-9988.  Camping gear, everything you  need for the outdoors. 886-9823.  Fridgidaire    washer    &    dryer,  white in good cond.  $200. o.b.o.  886-9160  Comb, rockgas & oil stove, good  cond. &. rockgas water heater,  stove $125. water heater, $75.  1 yr.old. 886-2506.   Used 5 speed bike $50.00.   Call  886-7148  New juice extractor with excel,  motor $45.00, cost $70. never  used. Small hand Hoover for  upholstery $15.00, kitchen or  dining set, table walnut, arborite  black legs, 4 chairs to match  $30.00, 2 sets of green & blue  printed cover pads for cape cod  chairs, new $7.50 per set. Call  886-7780  Westinghouse heavy duty  washing machine, good cond.  $100.00. After 6: 886-7978.  As new: Welter elec. souldering  gun, 100/40 watts, $7.50. Cistern  pump $15.00, new elec. stove or  dryer cord $4.00, aux. outboard  motor bracket $20.00, 5 Ib. Dan-  ford anchor $15.00, sythe $5.00,  sickle $3.00, 2 Chrysler type mag  wheels, 7"x15" $10.00, 2 single  chimney flues & one cap Vz price,  homemade mechanic roll away  $10.00. 885-9545.  22" . Artisan deluxe gas lawn  mower, 4 cycle, used 2V_ seasons,  $60.00, Singer sewing machine,  elec. $50.00. 886-7963. \  Smaller sized chesterfield, good  loose cover, $95.00. 886-2583. ; ���  For Sale: Good wood cooKstove,  Good Cheer brand, $50.00.  886-9781  Large L-shaped bar, approx.  5' x6', finished in black diamond  tough vinyl, shelves incl. Must  be seen! 885-9747. 7  4 Purelli radial tires, 12", only  3,000 mi. on them.   $100.   After  5 p.m. call: 883-9183.  Franklin Fireplace, Canadian  made, heavily built, good as new  $160.00, fireplace screen $15.00;  fireplace companion set $7.50-,  Murphy bed (add-a-room) with  mattress, clean, good buy at  $60.00, beginners guitar with  case $15.00.. 886-9426.  $46,000  2 BLOCKS FROM NEW SCHOOL  .   BUY BEFORE COMPLETION AND YOU CAN CHOOSE    .  w      COLOURS, CARPETING AND INTERIOR DECOR!       w  Includes:  11/2 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, full basement with rough in for vanity  and toilet, custom built teak cabinet, pre-wire for Cable T.V. and  phone, 3 bedrooms, dining area, eating area in kitchen, living room,  carport with 264 sq. ft. of sundeck over and much more!  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 886-7554  or 886-9221 OR COME AND SEE THE HOME  ON CHASTER ROAD, JUST OFF PRATT ROAD.  Von's Construction Ltd.  QC  �����-��  To  Q-  Chaster Rd.  *  Hwy 101  K. BUTLER REALTY LTD  1538 Gower Point Rd.      phone 886-2000 or 886-2607  ROBERTS CREEK: Nicely wooded 113' x  185' lot on Lower Road. Good access to  beach. A real good buy at only $16,500.  GIBSONS: Upper & lower older style duplex  situated on view lot & just a few steps to  shops & bus stop. Private parking at rear.  On sewer. A must to see at only $37,500.  BURNS ROAD: 65' x 130' level lot. Small  weekend building, all services available.  $13,000.  GOWER POINT: Situated on a highly developed 80' x 217' waterfront lot. Appealing.4-room full bsmt. home built by a Master  Craftsman. 1 large bdrm on main floor  features spacious closet space & sliding  glass door to cozy deck. Living rm has stone  fireplace and ceiling-to-floor window wall.  Compact kitchen next to cozy dining rm.,  3 pee. bath. Lower level has 2nd bdrm.,  laundry, workshop, cold m, storage &  garage. Boat house at bea< ii level. Asking  $69,000.  GRANTHAMS: Hurry for this one. It's too  good to miss. 3 rental units bringing in near  $400. per mo. On fine view lots. Good  neighbours all around you, what more could  you ask? Asking only $37,500.  GOWER POINT: Another good buy in this  desirable area. View lot, semi-cleared with  southern exposure. $15,000. full price with  only $5,000. down. 10.  Coast News, May 17,1977.  obile Homes  Trailer for Rent  2 bdrm, furnished trailer, sorry  no dogs.    Bonniebrook Camp &  Trailer Park. 886-2887.   Mobile Home axles C/W wheels  and tires, $100.00 each. Coast  Mobile Homes - 885-9979.   Mobile Home For Sale - 1 bdrm,  10 x 38', $1500.00.   After 6 p.m.   883-2419   12x56 2 bedroom  mobile home,  semi-furnished,    $8,900.    o.b.o.  886-7282  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  7 HOME PARK  Units   now   on  display,   phone:  :: 886-9826  -: USED UNITS  1966 Chickasha, 10'x50\ 3 bed-  ro0m, fully furnished with 14'x20  extension. Set up on large well  landscaped lot.  19?5 Statesman, 24'x48', double  wide. All appliances including  bujli-in dishwasher, 2 bedrooms  and;den or 3 bedrooms. Carpeted  throughout, electric fireplace,  bu|lt-in china cabinet, large  corner landscaped lot with 2  paved driveways. Lovely attached sun deck. Very good condition.  1971 12 x 63 Leader, 3 bdrm. fully  furnished, very good condition.  : NEWUNTTS  j SPECIAL  12-x 60 Colony, 2bedroom limited  addition,    carpeted   livingroom,  fully furnished and decorated.  12��x 68' Meadowbrook, 3 bdrms.,  frctnt kitchen with bay window &  pajio door.   Built in dishwasher.  Cafrpeted throughout  and   fully  furnished.  1975 Statesman, 3 bdrm, carpeted throughout, large addition  including 2 bdrm. and rec. room.  I    BONNIEBROOK CAMP  & TRAILER PARK  Two  choice   mobile   home   sites  available.    Gower Pt. Rd. Call:  : 886-2887    1972 Esta Villa 12 x 66', 3 bdrm.  Near new condition. Absolutely  must sell. Asking $9,250.00.  Worth more. 885-9750.  I COAST MOBILE HOMES  885:9979  Complete   Selection   of   Homes  24 x 44 to 24 x 60  12x68 Deluxe Units  14 x 52 and 14 x 70 available  I NOW IN STOCK!  7 14x60Colwood  AD units may be furnished and  decorated   to   your   own   taste.  ��� PARK SPACE AVAILABLE  For   both   Single   and    Double  ! Wides.  '. 'Across from Sechelt Legion''  . ��� Dave: 885-3859 evenings  Bill: 885-2084  evenings  FOR SALE  One bedroom home in lower Gibsons, wall to wall carpet and  central heating with forced air  oil furnace. On village sewer  system. Walking distance to  stores. Fantastic view of Harbour  and Howe Sound. Asking just  $29,5Q0. 886-7032.  Fairmont Road: 2 bdrms., large  living room with corner fireplace.  Excellent view, needs work but  good potential. 886-2164 eves.  By owner: Halfmeon Bay, beauti-  ful waterfront property, approx.  60'x175'. Lovely Arbutus trees,  sewer, hydro & water included.  Lot #48, Trueman Road. $33,000.   576-6261   1 ACRE MINI-ESTATE  Lower Norwes Bay Rd., West  Sechelt. On hydro, water and  paved road. Future subdivision  to two Vz acres. $16,500. Call  Owner at 885-2084.  7/10 ACRE 100' x300'  West Sechelt, just off Wakefield  Road.   Good top soil, in location  of new homes.    $15,500.     Call  Owner at 885-2084.   Brand New -1300 sq. ft., 3 bdrms  on grade entry to full basement.  600 sq. ft. sundeck, 34' of carport, fantastic view, level lot,  150 yards to lovely beach &  . mooring, on sewer. New subdivision, Franklin Rd. area,  Gibsons. Bank appraised in the  $60,000. bracket, asking in the  low $50's. You have to see this  dream home to believe it. Call  886-9890   Are you looking for a 3 yr. old  home with a gorgeous view, lots  of room, central Gibsons, mid-  fifties. If so, call 886-2644.   By owner, Vz acre commercial  property with old buildings on  Hwy 101. 885-2608.  Property  View lot on Thompson Road,  Langdale Heights $14,500.  Call owner at Victoria, 658-8055  or Vancouver 980-5431.  5V2 acres land, year round creek  in Roberts Creek area, $7,000.  Down and assume mortgage of  10% Interest @$200. per month,  approx. price $27,000.885-3881.  Doctor's home, Gibsons. Estate  sale by son. Furnished, mahogany interior, on landscaped  double lot. To view: 886-9076'  or 886-2306.  For Sale by owner: 3 bdrm post  & beam home near tennis courts,  Gibsons.      $35,000.      886-7566  eves, after 4:00.     3 Bedroom home, full basement.  Electric heat, on 6 acres close to  Gibsons.      Phone   886-7832   or  886-2813.   In Langdale, 79' x 150' Lot for  sale. Near school, beautiful view,  by owner: 112-255-4805.   Lot for sale in Sechelt near  Hackett   Park,   fully    serviced.  Asking $11.500.596-7022.   Why pay  more  than 3V_% to  sell your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  MUST SELL  Vz acre lot.     Water,, power  &  drive way, cleared building site.  $10,700. o.b.o. 885-9798.  Beautiful 3 bdrm, 3 year old view  home in central Gibsons. Fireplace, W/W throughout, vanity  bathroom, sewing room. High  finished basement with rec room,  bdrm, Vz bathroom. Matching  garage, fenced, landscaped.  Price includes stove, washer,  dryer. $55,000,886-2644.       WE can DO IT!    I      Cars & Trucks  ARE YOU IN NEED OF:  ���& house cleaning  baby sitting  garden help  professional pruning  farm and other odd  jobs  THEN CALL  THE  SUNSHINE GIRLS  \^__mW. /  .it  Ready & willing  anytime  -A- Own transportation  'Serving you with a smile'  Wanted  One housekeeping room in Sechelt area, or suite to share with  working girl. Days: 885-2261, ask  for Elizabeth Harvey.  Used anchor for 16'  886-9370  boat. Call  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  I'll take your trailer or property  as down payment toward my 2  storey 3 bedroom home in Sechelt  with finished rec. room, storage  pantry, perfect for your growing  family. 885-2315  SELMA PARK  4 Year old 3 bedroom, no basement, approx. 1425 sq. ft. living  space,   stone   fireplace,    ocean  view. Asking $51,900. 885-9328.  Lot, 65'x130' on Cochrane Road.  Phone after 6 p.m.: 886-7407.  BONNIEBROOK CAMP &  TRAILER PARK  For sale:  2 good  view  lots on  Chaster   Road,   1,000   ft.   from  waterfront, utilities. 886-2887  Large  home on  waterfront  lot.  60'x278'  Franklin Road. 261-1756.  New 3 bedroom home, family  room, basement, 2 car garage,  carport, view of Trail Bay,  $61,000. 885-2503. ,__  View Lot - Granthams Landing.  886-2978  Why pay  more  than  3'/.%  to  sell your home?  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885*2235 -24 hoars     ,  Spacious 3 bedroom family home  in Langdale. Large granite fireplace in 16' x 30' living room.  Custom walnut kitchen cabinets,  new kitchen appliances included.  Beautiful view. Close tp ferry and  one block from school. Garage  workshop, fruit trees. F.P.  $49,500. CaH eves: 886-2090   Children's swing set. 886-2454.  Used crib, high chair, play pen.  Also live-in babysitter. 886-2472  ask for Vivian. Or 886-9113.  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  LftK LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  Cars & Trucks  For Sale: 250 Ford 4x4 pick-up  $4,850. Call 885-3279.   1967 Falcon Sports Coupe, 289  cu. in., power steering, power  brakes,  new tires, $625.  o.b.o.  885-3555   1972 Vega, mags & radials,  30,000 miles. 886-9982.  1972 Hornet, good working order,  $1,800.00, two studded snow  tires, $20.00. 885-3496.  1965 Olds, F-85, 4 dr., sedan,  V-6. auto. Offers. 885-9030.  1968 Vauxhall Viva stn. wgn.,  brand new clutch, new exhaust  system, good cond. Asking  $300. 886-9265.   1964    Chev.     Nova,     running,  $100.      1971   VW   411,   $1,800.  '886-7682  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  m\  Vrf  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  JOHNMcRAE  885-3670  Great Value !  2 or 3 bedroom home in the Bay area. Large level lot fronting on  2 streets with lawn both front and back: Patio in backyard ideal  for summer cook-outs! Priced right at $39,900.!! Move in with  only $5,000. down, balance at $298.00 per month!  BAY AREA:  Why Rent ?  - 7.71^i^';^|V^|i^_^oi)_i&4caA4>ny' this<lpvely home on landscaped  'grounds, complete with fruit trees, garden, garage on a lane at  . back, for only $2,500. down and approximately $280.00 per mo.  LANGDALE RIDGE: Close to ferries and,  school, these large V_ to Vz acre lots are  unique for their view, shape and topography. You will find here, the building  Site to compliment your Dream Home  design. The view of Keats Island and  surrounding scenes, w.ill ba your.picture  window. ACT-FASTI "There"are ONLY  <3*of these still available. PRICED FROM  '- F.P. $11,900.  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.  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Office: 886-2277.  Vancouver Line:  Toll Free: 682-1513  KEN CROSBY  886-2098  SKYLINE DRIVE: This 70 x 50 x 131 x  122 ft. lot, with an expansive view of  the Bay area and Gibsons Village Is well  priced at only: F.P. $11,500.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  At Cheryl Anne Park: 115' of prime  WATERFRONTAGE and over 2 acres of  gorgeous treed property. The main  house has over 1500 sq. ft. of finished  living area, including 5 bedrooms and 2  full bathrooms, heatilator fireplace and  a view that just doesn't end. In addition  there Is a 600 sq. ft. cottage at the  waters edge (suggested rent of $200. per  month). 400 feet of. gravel- driveway  winds through the trees to the double  carport and, entrance to your private  waterfront estate. F.P. $129,000.  GLASSFORD ROAD: Beautiful, well-  built Spanish style home in new development area. Many extras including arches  throughout, lovely fireplaces up and  down. Extra super large master bedroom, skylight in master bathroom.  W/W carpeting throughout. Well designed kitchen with sliding glass doors  from dining area to large sundeck. Full  unfinished basement. F.P. $59,900.  SARGENT ROAD: Large family home in  good area with panoramic view. Three  bedrooms, fireplaces up and down, with  2'/. 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.  Note: Reduced Price! F.P. $63,500.  HILLCREST AVE: Almost 1100 sq. ft.  home in good area, close to schools,  shopping centre, etc. Large living room  22 x 12 with a view. Two bedrooms,  large kitchen, utility room and dining  area make this a very livable home and  with a little bit of. work, could be quite  lovely. NOTE I The down payment Is  ' only $3,500. F.P. $34,500.  FAIRMONT ROAD: 4 finished bedrooms  in this 1360 sq. ft. full basement home.  Fireplaces up and down, finished rec  room, 2 full bathrooms, plus ensuite.  Living room, dining room with nook area  all have a beautiful view of the Bay area  and out through the Gap. Double carport and huge sundeck round out this  home designed for comfortable family  living. F.P. $67,500.  NORTH FLETCHER: Almost new, 3  bedroom, well-designed home with  absolutely magnificent view. 1268 sq.  ft. home with sundeck, w/w carpeting,  ensuite plumbing In an area of good  homes. THIS CAN BE YOURS FOR AS  LITTLE AS $2,500. DOWN. The full  price Is ONLY: F.P. $44,900.  APPRAISALS  MORTAGES  NOTARYPUBLIC  W*  *   I*  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-2277  HILLCREST ROAD: At the corner of  Crucil Road. Two bedrooms upstairs,  plenty of room for expansion in the full  basement. Spend your leisure hours  enjoying the spectacular view from .the  living room and huge sundeck. Be the  first owners, this home is brand new.  F.P. $52,500.  REDROOFFS: Small unfinished house  on large, % acre lot. Electric heat.  Ideal do-it-yourself project. F.P. $23,500.  STEWART ROAD: Three bedroom,  beautiful Spanish style, sunken living  room home. On 1.46 acres in very quiet  area. Many features including a gorgeous fireplace, den and garage. Almost  1400 sq. feet of living area all on one  floor. F.P. $68,500.  SECHELT: Spindrift Road: Nicely  designed 1V. year old home. Close to  schools, shopping and park, right in the  heart of Sechelt. 3 bedrooms, main  floor, with partial basement, fireplace,  and carport. Landscaped yard.  F.P. $45,500.  ROSAMUND RD. & FAIRVIEW RD:  Frontage on these two roads makes a  natural for subdivision. Both roads are  paved and serviced with hydro and regional water. Try your offer on this  70' x 337' double lot. Zoned R2.  F.P. $20,000.  TUWANEK: At the end of Porpoise  Bay Road. The perfect recreational lot.  Hydro and regional water service the  property. South westerly exposure,  with an excellent view of Sechelt Inlet.  All this and only one block from the  beach and boat launch. F.P. $9,500.  PRATT ROAD: Note the size of this  magnificent, level building lot in a fast  growing area, close to proposed new  elementary school. Lot size 110'x 200'.  Very well priced at only:  F.P. $13,000.  SARGENT ROAD: Lovely 3 bedroom  home, PLUS 2 bedroom suite with  separate entrance. Heatilator Fireplace,  large living room & kitchen, workshop  and garage. Completely landscaped with  spectacular view. Many, many extras  in this lovely large home, makes it a must  to see. Phone for an appointment today.  ONLY: F.P. $54,900.  SHAW ROAD: Newly iompleted!  the most conveniently located subdivision in Gibsons. Only 2 blocks from  Shopping Centre and both elementary  schools & secondary. Level building sites  with some clearing on a newly formed  cul-de-sac. These prime lots ion sewer  and all services are going fast! Get  yours now while they last. Priced from:  F.P. $12,900.  1965 Rambler Ambassidor Stn.  Wgn. auto. tran3. P.B., only  50,000 on motor, some body  work. First $175. takes. 883-9048  1974 Datsun, 710, stnd., excel.  cond. new clutch,  new  brakes,  year   old   tires,   $2,500.   o.b.o.  886-7456  1971 Toyota Belica, new paint,  clutch, shocks, radial tires,  excel, shape. 60,000 mi. Radial  tires incl. $1,950. 886-7993 or  886-2761.   1972 Monte Carlo 2 dr. H. T.  Bucket seats, P. S., P.B., power  windows, $3,000. 886-7793.  Must sell! Ford 250 4x4, 1971  63,000 mi. New brakes & wheel  bearings, $2,400. o.b.o. 885-2153.  1966 Jeep Wagonere, 4x4 for  parts, 1963 Volks. for parts,  4 speed trans, and transer  case for 1970 G.M .C. 883-2742.  1966 Meteor, 289 V8, P.S. P.B.  Auto trans, new front tires &  brakes, drive it away for $150.00  Located: Little log house behind  giant laurel hedge, 3 doors up  from and on opposite side of  Elementary school on Hall Rd.,  Roberts Creek.  1972 Datsun 5-10, 3,700 miles,  new clutch & lube job, good cond.  $1,200. o.b.o. 886-9697.  1971 Toyota Corolla 1600, 4 dr.  885-2197  1962 Ford Qalaxie 500, very clean  885-3801  1968 Ford truck F-100, 360 motor,  auto, trans. $400. 886-2060.  1971 Toyota Stn. Wgn. 886-7983.  1962   Buick,   rusty   but   engine  purrs.   Best offer, trans, faulty.  886-9246  1964 V.W.  dune  buggy,   good  cond.   Swap or cash $500.   Call   885-2315       1968 Vauxhall Viva, rebuilt engine & trans, in good cond.  45 mi. to gal. 885-9564.  1964 Pontiac Stn. Wgn. best  offer. And: 1973 Toyota Corolla  Stn. Wgn. 1600, auto. $1800.  o.b.o. 885-2760.  1968 VW Beetle, radio, low miles,  excel, cond.  $1050. After 4 p.m.  885-2987  1964 Mercury Vz ton pick-up, V8,  2 new tires, $350. o.b.o. 884-5388  Land Rover, excel, cond., must be  seen, with new trans. & recond.  engine. New chargeing system,  etc. $2,800. o.b.o. After 5 p.m.  886-2614  1962 Mercury Meteor, 4 dr,  good cond. $400. o.b.o. 886-9986  Delightful 1972 Volks bug, $1400.  o.b.o. .,75,000 miles, eves call  885-5055.   1972 Toyota Celica, good cond.  885-2051 or 885-2109.  1971..; Cougar  XR7,   reasonable.  "'"'v 885-3947  1968 Ford, good running cond.  $200. or best offer. 886-9959.  1966 Chevelle Malibu stn wgn.  Very reliable transportation.  $500.00 886-2626.  1973 Ford  Courier,   35,000  mi.  $1,400. o.b.o. After 5 p.m. call:  885-9440   Economical Slant-6 Fargo pick-up  with camper canopy. Many  extras, top cond. One owner,  $1,275. 885-9545.  Spin On Filters for Ford and  GM from $2.23 each in  Automotive section, at  Macleod's, Sechelt.  1974 Firebird Esprit, 37,000 mi.  Excel, cond. 886-9740.  Classified Ad Notice  The management of the Coast News wishes to  advise its friends and customers that, effective  with its May 31st issue, it will discontinue the  policy of Free Classified Ads which it inherited  from the previous management.  Details of the rates, which will be comparable to  other Classified Ad rates available locally, will be  made available next week and in each successive  issue of the Coast News.  Motorcycles  1972    Triumph    Daytona    500.   886-9229  Honda CL 90, 400 miles, licenced.  $550. 885-9543.  Honda, 750, 4000 mi. on engine.  Reply Box 20, Coast News.  1971    Honda    C.B.    100,    2200  original miles, $450. Ed: 885-3811  100 cc. Kawasaki, wind shield,  saddle bags, 2100 miles, $450.  o.b.o. Call Derrick Miller at  Molly's Reach from 5-8 p.m.  1974TS 185 Suzuki, knobby tires,  and pop up kit, 2,000 miles,  $750. 886-7993,886-2761.  Boats  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  Dream of cruising the Gulf Islands? Don't do it in this! 15 ft.,  sloop-rigged plywood sailboat.  Extremely beamy for size - a fun  boat for a young family. Wide  decks for lounging in the sun,  centre-board for easy beaching.  This boat needs complete paint  job plus a patch on hole below  waterline (irritating!). All this  plus an old 3 horse (?) Evinrude  to keep it pointed in the right  direction in case of calm for  $200. This project couid keep  someone off the streets for a  while. Call eves: 885-2807.  Try us for Garden Fertilizer  and Fencing at the new  Macleod's store, Sechelt.  885-2171  16' wooden boat, 9V_ H.P. putt  putt, $250. o.b.o. 886-9883.  Boat with Gaytor trailer, 18'6"  fibreglass over wood, 1974 70  H.P! Evinrude, 18H.P. Evinrude,  both elec. start. Vinyl top to  stern, C.B. radio, power anchor  winch (all last 3 new in '76),  depth sounder, many extras.  883-2485.  18'    fibreglass   over    plywood,  factory made motor, best offer.  886-7453  V  V  K  Building or going to  build a new dwelling  j  DID YOU KNOW?  While your house is under construction $  you can spray to prevent infestations of x  wood-boring insects such as ants, beetles  NORTH ISLAND  PEST CONTROL  WORK GUARANTEED  AT REASONABLE RATES  Local Licensed Operator  Charlie Cairns  885-3606  ���V  IV  4  0  Boats  For Rent  12' Fibreglass speed boat with  windshield & steering $250.00  886-7993 or 886-2761.  17' Lapstrake boat, full camper  top, 125 Johnson, elec. start,  trailer, all in A-1 shape. 886-9453.  1972 Cal-Glass boat, on E-Z  Loader trailer, 50 H.P. Johnson  O/B, elec. start, full vinyl top,  walk thru windshield, excel,  cond. $3,000. or trade on 18'-  20' fibreglass boat with cabin.   885-3663   1971 Fibre form 18'6" Monteray  Delux, 140 H.P. In board/out  board, power anchor winch,  anchor rope & chain, depth  sounder, tachometer, hour  clock, rod holders, bait tank &  pump, aux. motor bracket.  2600 Ib. Road Runner trailer.  Gare, Redrooffs Rd. 885-3579.  Formula. 50-D O/B motor oil,  (10 gals) $70.00, 2 brand new  props for Mercury out board,  13" dia. 25" pitch. $75.00 the  pair. 886-9988.  1971    125   H.P.   Johnson   O/B  with   controls,    guaranteed   by  mechanic  owner  $1,100.      Call  885-9328  18' Fibreglass cabin cruiser,  75 H.P. Evinrude with trailer,  good shape, $3,500. 886-9154.  Weekender - 1974 Champion  hard top camper back, 19 ft.  long, 94" beam, 165 H.P. P.M.C.  inboard/outboard, fresh water  cooled, only 66 hrs, Marine head,  ice box, sink, fresh water tank,  alcohol stove, sounder, compass,  anchor & extra prop. $7,500.  firm. 886-2885.  18' Fibreglass cabin cruiser,  75 .H.P. Evinrude with trailer,  good shape, $3,500. 886-9154.  Furnished 1 bdrm duplex, all  modern conveniences, for single,  mature man. Roberts Creek  waterfront. $150. per mo. Call   886-9885 ,  3 bdrm unfurnished house,  avail. June 1st. Refs required.  $3.00. per mo. 886-2744.  2 bdrm waterfront, Roberts Creek  fireplace, all elec. 886-2113.  1 bdrm waterfront suite, Marine  Dr. Gibsons, avail. June 1st.  Ideal for single tenant over 40,  no pets. ALSO 1 bdrm small  beach cottage, Marine Dr. Gibsons, Avail. June 15th. Single,  middle aged person preferred.:  Sorry, no pets. 886-9940 after 6. '  1 bdrm suite, Granthams, partly  furnished, $125. per mo. Call;  886-9904. '���'  Gibsons:  2 bdrm house.  886-7218  $175.00  Beautiful  after 5:30:  fibreglass  886-7423.  hull,    23',  Capilano, North Vancouver, large:  furnished 1 bdrm suite, private;  entrance, view & garden. Immedl  occupancy. 886-9044 or 988-8446.;-  Spacious   duplex,    large    living  room, oil heated, reasonable rent'.-  885-2014  ; ������������^���^���������  ���' -      ... ,   ,..���  Duplex on Fairview Road, 3 bed-;  room, fireplace, carpet throughout.     Large  deck,  dishwasher;  range & fridge,  $290.  per mo:  886-7005 or 886-9110.  2 Bedroom waterfront, Roberts  Creek, fireplace, electric stove,  electric heat. 886-2113  2 Bedroom mobile home, S. C.  Trailer Park, Gibsons, $210.00  per mo. Avail. May 1st. Call  885-3417 or 885-3310.  suites for rent, 1662  School   Rd.,   Gibsons.   Heat   & ���  cablevision,   parking,   close   to '  schools & shopping. Reas. rent. -  Apply suite 103A. 886-7836  17'   Boat,  fibreglass  over ply.,  20 H.P. rebuilt Mercury motor,  includes trailer & license, $600.  885-9798 .  Gibsons: Unfurn. 2 bdrm house  with range & fridge, avail, now,  to responsible tenants. Refs  required. $250.00. 886-9898.  TOP SOIL     PIT RUN  DRAIN ROCK  % Minus  Road Mulch  Road Building, Land Clearing  EXCAVATING  Shoal Development Ltd.  886-2830  Pets  Free male part Shepherd puppy,  will deliver,  7 weeks old.  Call   886-9516  Free to good home: 1 baby Skunk,  real nice pet. 886-7836.  Kittens,   free   to   good   home.  885-9076  Lovely puppies ready for good  home. Mother is black Spaniel  Martini, father is Coast News  mascott Rab, the golden dog.  Day: 886-2622, eves: 885-3561.  1 only, rare striped Roberto  Creeko kitten . FREE 885-3804.  Free to good home: 9 mo. old  spayed  female black  Lab.  Call  886-7534  Kittens, 7 weeks old. Eves call:  885-9863  Pets  Free   puppies,  Lab. 886-7932.  %   Shepherd,Vi  Free to good home: Spaniel  terrier cross, female 6 mo. old.  Loves kids! Shots. 886-2806.  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER WIRING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES ON THE PENINSULA.  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  IL  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  FOR  CALL R. SIMPKINS  885-2412  YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  2 Chocolate  point  Siamese  for  sale - reasonable to loving home.  885-2443 .'���  Two puppies, 3 mo. old, black  female, brown male. Medium  size, good natured. Free to good,  home. 886-9443. '  Purebred German Shorthair-  Pointer, female, spayed, shots, -  gentle, good with children, needs :  family. $75.00 open to offers;  from right party. 885-3428.  4 black & white kittens. 886-7218-  Free: Kittens to good homes,:  6wks.old. 886-7342.    ;  2 one month old Chocolate point?  Siamese kittens, $25.00 each or:  will trade 1 kitten for a wooden  rocking chair. 885-2443.  Female   kitten,   6   weeks   old..   885-3801  Announcements  Would the people who picked up/  my anchor off Salmon Rock, late  Sat. mora ing, please contact me,,  small  reward.     Brian   Butcher,  886-9370-    ;'  Mrs.  Eleanor Morris wishes to -  thank everyone  who so  kindly .  sent her cards & flowers on her  90th birthday.   It is quite impossible  for   her   to  see   to - write  acknowledgements at this time. '  **_J  4  *���  V  ��. anted  Gem stone polishing & cutting  tools. Band saw, to cross cut  widths up to 36". 886-2809.  Fridge & rocking chair for mother  and child. Write Box 27, Wilson  Creek, B. C.  Small   storage   space   required.  886-7370  Salable odds 'n ends, needed.  Sunshine Coast Community Resource. Society will be having a  flea market sale during Timber  Days and desperately needs donations of any portable salable  odds and ends. No clothing  please. The donations can be  dropped off at the society office  above the Sechelt Credit Union.  For info: 885-3821. Thank you  for your help.  Standard bike in good condition.  886-9363  Experienced & reliable babysitter wanted. 886-7932.  Good used TV antenna. 885-3403  ; URGENT:  A used toilet & tank, good cond.  886-2953  Book your trip to Reno  Charter Flights  Bus Tours  AGNESLABONTE  886-7710  Property  For Sale  r Rent  Large lot tor sale, 12x60 trailer  pad on North Road, 12x60 workshop, 12x12 pumphouse, hydro  pole in ready for building or for  trailer. Asking $12,500. Offers.  886-9041  3 Bedroom waterfront house  in  front   of   Post   Office.       Cream  coloured." No collect calls please  874-9574  Propane  stove,   2  burner.   Call        886-7822   LOST  Reward! Female part Siamese  cat, white, Vz of face brown,  blue eyes. 886-9423 or leave  message at 886-966^   Pair   of   men's   brown   tortoise  prescription    glasses.        Sorely  needed.'     No  questions   asked.  886-2484  SUPERIOR TOURS  LTD  1666 Robson St.  Phone Collect  689-7117  RENO'119.50  8 Days, 7 Nights Bus Tour  SUPER WEEKEND  RENO *169.00  SAN. FRAN. $179.  Hotel & Air Included  WAIKIKI $379.00  8 Days, 7 Nights  MAUI *409  8 Days, 7 Nights  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 886-2812  By owner: Selma Park, large lot  next to the panoramic ocean.  1400 sq. ft., 2 bedrooms up, 2  bedrooms down, 2 heaters & one  fireplace. Sun deck, fenced yard.  $72,500. 885-3773.  Obituaries  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  886-8141  LUMBER  2x4 shorts 6' only - 7C per ft.  2x6 shorts 6' only - 10^ per ft.  2x4 Hemlock standard and  better-14* per ft.  2x4 #3 Random length - 12^ ft.  Va" Factory grade Plywood -  $5.85 sheet. K3 Particle Board  V."-$3.79 sheet..  CEDAR FENCING  V/40x6*x5' - 17�� per ft.  1��/4"x8"x5' - 23<= per ft.  l'/4"xl0"x5' - 29<= per ft.  2x4 Rough Cedar, 8' & 10' -  22? per ft.  4x4 Rough Cedar, 6', 7', & 8'  49Cperft.  FENCE STAIN  Green.Red, Brown - $4.99 gal.  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  886-8141  Work Wanted  Travel  PENINSULA  TRAVEL  NOW UNDER NEW  MANAGEMENT  886-9755  Personalized Service  Same Day Ticketing  886-9755  Boy, 14, wants jobs of any kind.  886-9503  Will do any jobs: Wash cars,  trucks, windows, mow lawns,  garden work, etc. Ask for Shawn  at 886-2551.  Experienced builder new to Sun  shine Coast. New homes & reno  vations. They may view our owr.  home as to quality & workman  ship or references available  885-3900  Will do gardening, painting, cat  washing, lawn mowing, etc  Ask for Van or David, or leave  message at 886-2551.  Found  Copy of registration of Birth  Certificate for Phyllis Alice  Lin wood. Pick up at Gibsons  Post Office.  Long haired black and dappled  female    cat.        Very    friendly.  886-2129   White female long haired cat,  turquoise eyes, Wilson Creek  Group Home. 885-3885.  Emms: On May 6, 1977. Erwin  Gordon, late of Sechelt. In his  43rd year. Survived by his loving  wife Babs, son Timothy, daughter  Tamara, his father, brothers and  sisters. Funeral service was  held Wednesday, May 11th at  the Devlin Funeral Home in  Gibsons. Pastor Fred Napora  officiated. Interment Seaview  Cemetery.  For Sale  Clean     convertible     Enterprise  oil   stove,   excel,   cond.   $60.00,  Danby plug-in elec. stove $25.00  886-2549  Kroeler chair, gold color, very  good cond. $55.00 o.b.o. Table  lamp $7.00. 886-2512.  .14 only: 45 ga. drums, clean  inside & out $3.00 each. 2-  6.15x13 w.w. 4 ply new tires,  $30.00 pair. 886-2776 between  5-6:30 p.m.  28' Vanguard 5th wheel trailer,  fully equipped, new cond.  $8,500. 885-2396.  16' travel trailer, sleeps 6, stove,  fridge, furnace, very good cond.  885-2833  Over 50 items of used clothing,  $10.00, sizes 10 yrs to 14 yrs.  886-9882  Sony TC 630 reel to reel tape  recorder, Sony HST 388 AM/FM  receiver with 8-track, Kenwood  KA 6004 amplifier, Akai SS1  Synthesizer, 2 rosewood speaker  cabinets with 15" speakers, assorted 8-track tapes &. albums, all  for $1,500. or offers. 886-9405.  Sectional white enamel steel  cabinets with grey arborite top  corner turn around $50.00, brt)wn  steel   single   bed   $25.00   with  springs, o.b.o. 885-3402.   Boat trailer - all steel in excel.  shape, handles up to 15'.   $125.  886-7316  New 255 Walk  Pacer) 351 c.i.  F..W.C. $4,500.  Shaw  (Canadian  280 Volvo  leg,  885-3496.  FOR RENT  2 bdrm suite in lower Gibsons,  close to shopping & park. Avail.  June 1st. Sunny kitchen overlooks stream and lovely back  garden. $200. per mo. After  6 p.m. call 886-7637.  Furnished 2 bedroom trailer in  Bonnybrook. No dogs. 886-2887.  Room & Board available at  Bonnie-Brook Lodge. Meals &  services incl. laundry.  Private room. 886-9033.  Gower Point ocean beach esplanade.  2 bdrm cottage in centre of  Sechelt, $225. per mo. Days:  885-9979, eves: 885-2062.  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  Now      available,      redecorated  suites,   bachelor  and   one   bed-  room. 886-7490 or 886-2597.  1 bdrm trailer, fully furnished,  with carport on North Rd, avail  June 1, $180. per mo. Couple  only. After 5: 886-9625.   1 deluxe unit in condominiums  on School Rd.    3 bdrms & rec-  reation room. 886-2703.  2 bdrm. bungalow, very clean,  fridge & stove, $290. per mo.  Refs required. Weekdays:  886-2277, weekends 886-7601.  Girl wants person or persons to  take over house in Granthams  Landing commencing June 15 or  sooner for a period till end of  August. Cheap rent in exchange  for caring for pets. Call 885-3611  and ask for Roxanne.  Furnished house, elec. includ.  in rent $200. 885-2443.   Wanted     .  Timber Wanted pins Alder  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700. ���  Wanted: Crosscut or bucking  saw, 8' or longer. 886-7237.  Opportunities  ALDER REQUIRED  Saw-log alder required in standing, decked or boom form.  Contact:     P.V.     Services    Ltd.  883-2733  Coast News, May 17,1977.  Province of British  Columbia, Ministry of  Highways     and     Public  Highways and Public  Works, Parliament Buildings, Victoria/British  Columbia, V8V2M3  Interested persons take  notice that the Provincial  Government has office  space requirements in  the following locations:  GIBSONS - approximately  800 sq.ft.  SECHELT   -   Approximately 950 sq.ft.  Persons having accom-  mocation to lease in the  above areas are invited to  submit details to the  Senior Property Agent at  the following address:  Property Services Branch  Ministry    of    Highways/  Public    Works    (PUBLIC  WORKS)  4211 Kingsway,  Burnaby,  British  Columbia, V5H 3Y6  garden ��Bay SBotel  (The Hotel with a view!)  in beautiful downtown Garden Bay  ^        883-2674  .     Licensed  ^Premises  Dining  Lounge  Annual General Meeting  ofthe  SOUTH PENDER HARBOUR  WATERWORKS DISTRICT  Will be held in the  MADEIRA PARK COMMUNITY HALL  SUNDAY JUNE 12th at 2:30 p.m.  1976 Audit Available  RIDING LESSONS  ���fr  Expert Instructor  fr  English or Western  ���fr  Gentle horses provided.  BRUSHWOOD FARM  886-2160  4 old dining chairs, mohagany,  professionally . done ivory, red  leather seats $10.00, 4 old.  fahsioned dining chairs $5.00 ea.  Rug 5x7 (Sarkan) $50.00 like new,  corner step table, mahogany,  needs refinishing. 883-9048.  Why pay  more   than   3Vi%   to  sell your home?  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.    *  Persona/  885-2235-24 hoars  :.-.l)ii��_.  MOORE: In loving memory of  a dear son and brother. Paul  (Buddy) who passed away May  24th 1976. Gone from us but  leaving memories, . Death can  never take away, Memories that  will ever linger, While upon this  earth we stay.  Fondly remembered by his  mother, Jean and sisters' Roberta,  Paula, Gloria and Linda and  families. ,'  ' 7           Have some  news ?  The Coast News welcomes  social, church and entertainment news and announcements for clubs, lodges,  hospital groups, and service  clubs.  Remember the deadline  for announcements and clas  sifieds is FRIDAY NOON  Press releases Saturday  noon. Mail items to P.O.  Box 460, Gibsons.  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  NOTICE  SPRINKLING RESTRICTIONS  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY  Effective immediately sprinkling restrictions are  inrfposed on all users from the Municipal water  system as follows:  1.. Odd numbered properties in the Village and  North, Shaw and Davis Roads may sprinkle on:  Odd calendar dates from  7 p.m. to 9 p.m..  2. Even numbered properties in the Village and  Hillcrest, Crucil, Henry and Reed Roads together with Highway 101 may sprinkle on:  Even calendar dates from  7p.m.to9p.m.  3. Soaker (soaking) hoses are not permitted and  the use of same will be considered to be in direct  contravention of the Village of Gibsons Water  Regulation By-Law.  4. Sprinkling is permitted from one (1) outlet only  per parcel on days of sprinkling permitted.  ALL SPRINKLERS MUST BE TURNED OFF  IF ANY FIRE SIREN IS SOUNDED.  F.J.Holland  Superintendent of Works  C.'CV  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  rmmmmmm^mW AUTOMOTIVE  jrw^^rj-r-rjr  r  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  TOYOTA  New & Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts & Services  \^ Gibsons AL JAMIESON Phone 886-7919  NEED TIRES?  Come in to   '  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDSon Highway 101  i Phone 886-2700  ��� ^T--rAr_r_r_r BUILDING SUPPLY -��3_P3_P__K_��!S_r  &ur*t 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  r  Box 860  Gibsons  @V  BE ELECTRIC hd  i)  Phone  886-7605  "\  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance    Pole Line    Electronics  ���'POWER    TO    THE    PEOPLE"'. j  jrjrj*mmVmWUm-m-m-m- EXC A VA TING .Mt-K-P_#_��_*'  r  K.  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  SPRAY-BRUSH-ROLL  Call 886-2512  A  r  R.R. 2  SUNSHINE PAINTERS  Let us brighten up your life  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  886-9564  Free Estimates  >  Gibsons  *Ss  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  " 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.  r  s.  TWIN CREEKLUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  Everything for your building Needs  Free Estimates Phone 886-2291-2  r  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 885-2921 .   Roberts   Creek  r  ^WINDSOR   PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  -   Construction Plywood, Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Sidings and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  r  J. B. EXCAVATING  886-9031  7_>--^  r  s  r  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  - HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION -  Framing, remodelling, additions  886-2311 886-2311  Gibsons  STANHILSTAD   ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  OR REROOFING  R.R. 1. Port Mellon Highway        Phone 886-2923  KITCHENS AND  BATHROOMS  886-9411  DAY or EVENING  >i  u  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� Dump Truck ���   Backhoe  ��� Cat ���  Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields    '*���-'-  L& H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C.  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems    Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  TED HUME SERVICES  Parts. Service, Installations  Stoves,  Furnaces,   Heaters,  etc.  Certified Instrument Mechanic  V.  RAY COATESPLUMBING  886-7695  Contract Renovations & Service Work  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  r  "Serving  Langdale  to Earls  Cove"  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEW EASY  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2725  r  TIDELINE  Plumbing and Heating Contractors  RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES  ^  Bernie Mulligan  886-9414  Denis Mulligan  885-9973  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers available  886-2938  r  SURVEYING  886-2951  Gibsons. B.C.  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cabinetsand Fixtures -fr 30 Years Experience  Expert Finishing   -fr Kitchen Remodelling A Specialty  R   BIRKIN ���  885-3417 Beach   Ave.,    Roberts .Creek        885-3310  "\  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument Oo6"7111  set-up of furnace  Space for Rent  D. J. ROY ^  SURVEYOR - ENGINEER  Marine Building Wharf Street  Box 609 885-2332 Sechelt, B. C.  VsmVmMW'JKWJr MISC. SERVICES ,#!W5��5��5_r  FREE ESTIMATES^  phone  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Marv Volen  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  "S  886-9597  f MOVING AND STORAGE *  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  ^Phone 886-2664    -Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1. Gibsons  r  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  J  GUTTERS  Commercial  Residential  885-2992  Chapman Rd.  Sechelt  BILL BLACKS  ROOFING  _       Shingles, Shakes, Tar and Gravel  V886-7320 or 885-3320   Industrial & Residential     v  ANDREASSEN     ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Hopkins Landing, B. C.  >V  At  the sign  of   the  Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  ArcandActy. Welding Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating Automotive - Marine Repair  Phone 886-7721 Marine Ways Res. 886-9956  ^  GIBSONS LANES  OPEN BOWLING HOURS  SATURDAY 7-11 pm FRIDAY9-11 pm  SUNDAY    2-5 pm   9-11 pm 12.  Coast News, May 17,1977.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  SPRINKLING REGULATIONS  EFFECTIVE MAY 1,1977  The following properties may sprinkle on:  MONDAY-7a.m. to 10a.m. and 7p.m. to9p.m.  WEDNESDAY - 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. & 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  FRIDAY-7a.m. tolOa.m.  1. All waterfront properties  2. Cowrie Street, Sechelt  3. All houses north of the Hydro right-of-way  with the exception of Outlook Drive  4. The west side of Norwest Bay Road, West  Sechelt  5. Wakefield Road, West Sechelt  6. The south side of Chaster, Rosamund, Fairview  and Grandview Roads, Gibsons  7. The west side of all streets in Langdale  8. Whitaker Road, Davis Bay  ALL OTHER PROPERTIES NOT LISTED ABOVE  may sprinkle on:  TUESDAY - 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.. to 9 p.m.  THURSDAY - 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. ind 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  SATURDAY - 7 a.m. - 10a.m.  ONE  SPRINKLER  ONLY  is   permitted   on   each  property.  WHEN  A   FIRE   SIREN   IS  SOUNDED,   PLEASE  TURN OFF YOUR SPRINKLER.  G. W. Dixon  Works Superintendent  A French-Canadian view  By Monsieur Raymond Laplante,  C.B.C. Cross-Canada Counselling  Announcer. Translation    by  Manuane Laplante.  By now, there is no doubt left  in anyone's mind that Quebec's  political will to take in its own-  hands the French Canadian destiny in America is real. The  coming to power of the Parti  Quebecquois last November 15th  and all the events that have transpired since (like the language  bill and what it means for the  future), are certainly proof  enough.  All of this is not without shaking the rest of the country which  is starting to find out little by  little "What does Quebec want".  What's going on in Quebec?  How is it going to affect the rest  of Canada? "Are we going to let  this sin against history be committed?" to quote Pierre Elliot  Trudeau, only to satisfy the  nationalist ideas of the French  Canadians?  Let us leave the prophets alone  and push the agitated politicians  aside and let us try to reason this  situation.  If nationalism presents dangers  of intrasigence and of self-cen-  teredness - we could at least  define what it is and why it is  there.  DUCAN SUNDECK COATING  5 Coat Superdeck Neoprene-  Hypalon System. 200 - 250 sq.  ft. Kit.  '64.95        r  G.S.W.  Do it yourself  Gutter System,  white or brown.  39' lin.ft.  CERAMIC TILE  1"x1"  4 Nice colours.  only 69* sq.ft.  PLYWOOD  4x8 5/16" Unsanded  D Grade.  only '4.98 sheet  RAIN STAIN  Get 1 Free Sale!  5 Gallons for the price of  4 Gallons. The finest exterior  stain for your house. Many  beautiful colours.  only *12.49 gal.  TONGUE & GROOVE FIR  4x8��� %" Standard Grade  Ideal for sub floors, etc.  1 41,88 sheet  WINDSOR  THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE  Box 399,  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  886-9221  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  MACKENZIE ELECTORAL DISTRICT  FERRY TERMINAL PROJECT T.F. 191  LANGDALE FERRY TERMINAL: CONTRACT 2:  CONCRETE BLOCK SEWAGE TREATMENT BUILDING  Tender opening date: Wednesday, June 1,1977.  SEALED TENDERS, on the forms and in the envelopes provided, accompanied by a bid bond or certified cheque as defined in the Instructions to Bidders, will be received by the Ministry of Highways and Public Works in Room  237, Douglas Building, Victoria, B. C, up to 2 p.m. (local Victoria time) on the  day of the tender opening, at which time tenders will be opened in public. The  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  Tender forms with envelopes, plans, specifications, and conditions of tender  can be obtained from the Ministry of Highways and Public Works, 3876 Norland  Avenue, Burnaby, B. C. V5G 3T3 (telephone 294-4711), or from the undersigned  for the sum of $10.  If available, full-size drawings can also be obtained  The Ministry "General Specifications for Highway Construction", to which  the construction of this contract shall conform, are also available for the sum of  $10.  Cheques or money orders shall be made payable to the Minister of Finance.  No such purchases are refundable.  Ministry office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, except  holidays.  R.G. Harvey  Deputy Minister  File 892-16  One does not choose to be a  nationalist as an. individual or as  a nation. One just has to in order  not to perish, in order not to  disappear as an ethnic entity.  The French Canadians have believed for a long time that they  were a part of the founding ethnic groups of the Canadian confederation. They certainly have  had a solid faith in this to believe  it for over a hundred years. Even  in Quebec where they are the  majority, a minority of English  Canadians have power by economic force. In the western part of  Montreal, it's hard to imagine  that one is living in the second  largest French city in the'world.  15 years ago, when Radio-Canada's studios were still in that part  of Montreal, we had to fight for  months in order to get French  menus in one of Murray's Restaurants even though we constituted  the greatest part of their customers. We did get the French  menus but only after threatening  that restaurant with boycott.  That speaks for itself on the  French situation even in Quebec.  One could say that times have  brought about changes. The  federal legislation on bilingualism  had a reassuring effect on Que-  beckers. Hereafter, the English  Canadians showed themselves  more understanding, more tolerant. Many French Canadians  believed that until last summer  when CALPA and CACTA -  the pilot's dispute fanaticism  blew up like a vicious bomb in  the Quebec sky.  French Canadian pilots dared  to demand some French for  ground-air communication in  Quebec's airports and they  wanted that only for security  reasons. They had no political  intention in mind.   They wanted  to fly in French as is done in  countries where French is one of  the official languages. Within a  few weeks, thousands of Quebec-  kers were proudly wearing pilot's  insignas and everyone got the  message: "There is prench in  the air".  In Quebec skies however, there  is also gunpowder. The pilots  organization was in the process  of becoming the national society  ofthe French Canadians. Strong  with Bourassa's political support,  the pilots fought and held their  stand and even gave Minister  Lang a hard time. Without suspecting it, the members of the  CALPA and the CATCA, by their  illegal strike and their uncompromising attitude, were becoming  benevolent workers of the Parti  Quebecquois. It is of Keith  Spicer opinion even, that they  were instrumental in getting  Rene Levesque at least 20 counties in the November 15th elections, the CALPA and the  CACTA had polarized the dispute just at the right moment.  Bourassa's government was  dying of insignificance and from  lack of leadership whereas Levesque's crew was progressively  gathering in its ranks some of  the greatest brains in Quebec.  Their leader's credibility,, his  dynamism and magnetism took  care of the rest. Quebeckers  had understood that they couldn't  take their destiny in their own  hands without engendering a  strong political motion that would  change history. .Forced to define  themselves or disappear forever,  they chose to survive. They did  not choose nationalism. Events  forced them to do so. All they  needed was their native land  according to their proud concept  of such a land, thus they could  Local teachers Miss Lindsay, Miss Swan, and Mrs. Birkin recently organized the Grade 4;  and 5 students at Gibsons Elementary School in a 'Trashathon'.  The children found spon-r  sors who would offer them financial recognition for their work in clearing litter from the:  Gibsons streets. The money was to go towards a week-long outing at Camp Bing and for-;  a projected educational visit to Victoria. "     :.  pass from the stage of self-defense to that of an enlightened patriotism that would allow their  culture to reach its full potential.  However, there was more to  questioning the confederation  than cultural and linguistic  grounds. ,  province wincing under the bind  of an agreement in 'dire need of  being revised and reconstructed  on more logical foundations.  Pierre Perrault, one of Quebec's  best moviemakers, directed a  film that justifies well the title  he gave it: "Vn pays sans bon  sens" A country without good  sense. We live in a country that  called itself a confederation. The  French Cartesianism does not go  along with a reality that is other  than what the words mean: You  have to bring order into the words  before you can bring order into  a kingdom, says Confucius. That  does not mean that the Quebeckers will build a wall of China  around the province. What  French Canadians don't want is  to become a part of the melting  wmmmmmt0tmm0mm\  ���TIP TOP TOP SOIL*  DECORATIVE BARK MULCH  CEDAR���%jtrt|^:'.yard'"'br'''FIR $12.50   per  yard  CAT���BACKHOE���DUMPTRUCK  ���Sand* gravel*Hydro Poles*  ���Septic Fields*Rock Dust*  J.B.EXCAVATING       886-9031  1  pot of North America which 5.s  about to engulf them. They do  not want to force aiyone into  bilingualism. They want a French  Quebec, where English will b<  spoken as one of the essentia  languages of communication and  of a neighbouring culture. They  don't have any choice about that.  Socio-linguists have proven time  and time again that ultimately  bilingualism in a country, leads  to unilingualism of the dominant  tongue. It happens all the time  in Canadian provinces where  French Canadians are in minority. It's happening in Quebec  and along the Ontario border.  Even in Montreal where French  passes through "hossie" to end  up in English. As a cross-Canada  counselling announcer, I find that  anytime young people are passing  an audition, if they are bilingual,  they are generally more so in  English.  My own grandchildren of  Roberts Creek, born in B; C,  don't -speak French. One of my  sons teaches sciences in a bilingual school in Saskatoon,  another is doing his doctorate at  Toronto University. One is married to a girl of German-English  descent in Saskatchewan, the  other to an English girl from  Quebec. Both speak French. I  don't ask them to think French  about Quebec as I do. I ask them  to try to understand, and that,  they have done. They understand  that a Quebec that wants to stay  French has to take steps to ensure  while there is still time, that it  will stay French.  Our fathers have been surveying this country for a  long  time. La Verendrye discovered  the Rockies. La Salle, Joliette  and Marquette have explored the  Mississippi all the way to Louisia-  nna. There is not a province  or a state of North America that  does not bear a mark of their  passage. Before French and  English verbs were heard upon  this land, Ameridian was the language of communication between  tribes and people. Not so strong  now but still with us, it does hot  want to die. It's the same with  Quebeckers. Our tongue and our  culture is only a small island jn  this Anglo-American sea but we  can feel its roots right down ;tb  the bottom of the ocean and we  don't want to lose them. Quebec  is not going to be a melting pot.  Ethnic cultures will be encouraged and respected.  The minister of education announced recently that both Italian and Greek  courses will be  offered  in  the  schools.  This will give the children in Quebec a chance to learn  . a third language if they so desire.  And why not teach Spanish  in our schools? It is a Latin tongue like ours spoken by more than  500     million     Latin-Americans  living in a continent that is becoming aware of its power and  wants to be respected. - They are  not a threat to the Americans.  Not any more are we a threat to  a country which will have to learn  to restructure itself.   The future  ��� belongs to the great powers but  how can one join with a whole yet  to be defined? English Canada is  looking for an identity; Quebec  doesn't want to lose one.    We  have no choice, we have to live  together, but the means and the  ways  to  that  eventuality   have  yet to be found.   Quebec doesn't  want to go through the Plains of  Abraham again.  That battle was  won by one colonial power at the  expense of the other and these  two  are   not  around   anymore.  The sun sets on the British Empire and despite that fact it rises  everyday to bring forth the light.  Quebeckers are determined that  it should shine on them too. Who  can blame them?  NEW  SCHEDULE  Effective:  May 14,1977  Tyee Airways Ltd.  West Porpoise Bay Road  Box 640  Sechelt, B. C.  VON 3AO  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  INCLUDES GIBSONS. PORT MELLON  &MCNAB CREEK  QAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  Flight  no.  101  103  105  107  Departs  sechelt  7:45 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  3:45 p.m.  6:45 p.m.  Flight  No.  102 **���  104 **���  106 ���_.  108 ���*  Departs  Van. Hbr.  8:30 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  SUNDA YS 8, HOLIDA YS  103  105  107  11:45 a.m.  3:45 p.m.  6:45 p.m.  104 *$���  106 ��D  108 ��� *  12:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  PENDER HARBOUR  INCLUDES THORMANBY & NELSON ISLANDS,  EGMONT, RUBY AND SAKINAW LAKES  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  Flight  No.  501  503  505  507  Departs  Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  1:15 p.m.  5:15 p.m.  8:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  500  502  504  506  Departs  Pen. Hbr.  7:15 a.m.  10:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m.  6:15 p.m.  POWELL RIVER  WITH CONNECTIONS TO VANCOUVER HARBOUR, VANCOUVER AIRPORT & NANAIMO   DAU.Y EXCEPT SUNDAYS 6 HOLIDAYS  900 ���#   D   7:00 a.m.   9:40 a.m.   A ��-  902 8 *    D 11:00 a.m.    1:40 p.m.   A 4-  904 Hi D 3:00 p.m. ���  5:40 p.m.   A 4-  906 SB*   D   6:00 p.m.    8:40 P.m.   A ^-  VAMCOUVBA  ���* A   7:25 a.m.  ��� 9:15 a.m.   D  -�� A 11:25 a.m.  ��� 1:15 p.m.   D  -��� A   3:25 p.m   5:15 p.m.   D  ������A   6:25 p.m.   8:15 p.m.   D  Fit. No.  601 D   7:45 a.m. ���  901 8:45 a.m.   A   ���*-  603 D 11:45 a.m. ���  903 12:45 p.m.   A  4  605 D   3:45 p.m. ���  905 4:45 p.m.   A ��-:  607 D   6:45 p.m   ���  907 7:45 p.m.   A ��-  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  Fit. No.  ����� A   8:00 a.m.    8:30 a.m.   D*?602  -��   A 12:00 noon  - 12:30 p.m.   D*$604  -��   A   4:00 p.m.       4:30 pm D  ��� 606  -��� -A   7:00 p.m.    7:30 p.m.   D * 608  Tllgfir  No.  SECHELT INLET  INCLUDES NARROWS AND SALMON INLET8  DAILY  EXCEPTSUNDAYS8. HOLIDAYS  Fit. I  FN. No.  VANCOUVHI AHHKMT  Fit. No.  902 BUD 11:00 a.m. ���  1:40 p.m.   A 4-  904 ���* D 3:00 p.m. ���  5:40 p.m.   A ���-  906 B# D 6:00 p.m. ���  8:40 p.m.   A ������  ������ A 11:25 a.m. 603   1:15 p.m.   D 903  -��� A   3:25 p.m. 605  ��� 5:15 p.m.   D 905  -* A   6:25 p.m. 607  ��� 8:15 p.m.   D 907  D 11:45 a.m. -���  12:45 p.m. A�����  D 3:45 p.m.,���  4:45 p.m. A4-  D 6:45 p.m. ���  7:45 p.m.   A ������  ������A 12:00 noon  ��� 12:30 p.m.   D**604  -��� A   4:00 p.m.   4.30 p.m.   Da606  -��� A   7:00 p.m.  �����- 7:30 p.m.   D $608  D-DEPART  A-ARRIVE  CAR RENTALS  CAR RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE  AT ALL SCHEDULED TERMINALS.  ASK YOUR AGENT FOR PARTICULARS  SUNDAYS & HOLIDA YS  503  505  507  1:15 p.m.  5:15 p.m.  8:15 p.m.  502  504  506  10:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m.  6:15 p.m.  LEGEND  ��� Connects with Sechelt & Jervis  * Connects with Pender Harbour  �� Connects with Powell River  # Connects with Vancouver Harbour  x Connects with Nanaimo  o Connects with Pender  and Thormanby only  CHARTER SERVICE  TYEE FLIESANYWHERE  IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  For further Information  Please contact your Local Office  NANAIMO  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDA YS  Flight  No.  201  203  205  207  Departs  Sechelt  7:45 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  3:45 p.m.  6:45 p.m.  Flight  No.  202 **���  204 **���  206 ������  208* *  Departs  Nanaimo  8:45 a.m.  12:45 p.m.  4:45 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  203  205  207  11:45 a.m.  3:45 p.m.  6:45 p.m.  204**e| 12:45 p.m.  206* ��� | 4:45 p.m.  208 ����� |      7:30 pm  TERMINAL LOCATIONS  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  FT. CARRALL ST., GASTOWN  VANCOUVER AIRPORT  WEST COAST AIR SEAPLANE DOCK  NANAIMO  AIR WEST AIRLINES, BEHIND BUS DEPOT  POWELL RIVER  POWELL LAKE SEAPLANE DOCK  SECHELT  PORPOISE BAY  PENDER HARBOUR  TAYLORS GARDEN BAY STORE  MADEIRA PARK  MADEIRA MARINA  301  303  Departs  Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  1:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  302  304  Departs  Seen. Inlet  10:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m.  SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  303  1:15 p.m.  304  2:30 p.fn.  JERVIS INLET  INCLUDES HOTHAM SOUND  & AGAMEMNON CHANNEL  DAILY  EXCEPTSUNDAYS 8. HOLIDAYS  Flight  No.  401  403  Departs  Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  1:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  402  404  Departs  Jervis In.  10:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m.  SUNDA YS 8, HOLIDA YS  403  1:15 p.m.  404  2:30 p.m.;  FOR RESERVATIONS  CALL  Sechelt  Vancouver  Nanaimo  Powell River  Pender Harbour  885-2214  6694651  753-2041  485-9223  Zsnith 6416  RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE  A T LEAST TWO HOURS PRIOR TO  PUBLISHED DEPARTURE TIMES. Profiles of this place  *y JOHN FAUSTMANN  Ernie says he owns just less  than an acre at his place out on  Lockyer   Road.      That   doesn't  sound like much, but he's managed to fill it full of good things.  He   lives   there   with   his   wife  Bella and their two small children, and together they take care  of all their animals - a dog, some  geese   and   chickens,   a   noisy  rooster,    gold   fish   and   angel  fish, and a small black guinea  pig.    Their yard is full, as you  ' might  imagine.     Gravel   paths  ' wind    between    gardens     and  ' ponds, and their small house sits  ' back  by the  woods.     Over by  "Ernie's   workshop   stands   their  big red and  white  school bus,  taking  up  a  lot of room,   but  what sets the place off is all the  evidence of Ernie's work.  '   Ernie is a woodcarver. He says  he started when he was a boy of  six, back when he used to live  with his family near the Fraser  Sfiver.  They lived near the Mus-  queam Reserve, where the airport is now, and Ernie can remember listening to ihe drums  beating during the potlatch ceremonies.   "People asked me why  I do Indian style carvjngs. .Living  so near to them when I was a boy,  it always seemed like it was part  of my heritage, in a way."    He  copied   the   adzes   he   saw  the  Indian carvers working with, and  those were his first tools.    He  began making rifle stocks, and  carving small boats.  In his teens he went to sea,  Working the tugs and the coastal  freighters as far north as Bella  Coola. In his spare time on board  he kept on carving, and it was  then that he got interested in  doing scrimshaw. Later, he was  a fisherman for one of the big  companies. Between sets he'd  find himself whittling away on  something, and often he'd do  things for the other fishermen -  bits of decoration for their boats  Then, in 1957, he came to Gibsons for a holiday. He lived at  the wharf for a while, on board a  houseboat, but later he started  a studio up on the highway. His  first shop was two planks nailed  between two trees, and although  it was a small beginning, some of  his earliest customers are still  coming back.  Now he's working hard full  time at his carving. It isn't, he  points out, the easiest way to  make a living, but he seems to  enjoy what he does very much.  "You've got to go where the market is, because it's sure not  going to come to you," he says,  and this is one of the reasons  they have their bus. At certain  times of the year he and Bella  pack up the kids and head down  to Oregon, to attend' the craft  fairs that are held there. One  particular fair invites them down  every year.'  It's easy to see that Ernie de  votes a lot of time to his work.  The inside of his bus is filled with  decorative woodwork. Faces and  human forms emerge from the  walls inside the bus, carved  murals sit here and there, and  there are masks, spoons, spears,  bowls, animals and birds all  over the place. He finds the price  of bought wood to be prohibitive,  (two kiln-dried boards recently  cost him $32.), and so he gets  most of his material from the  beach. He and Bella love beachcombing, and as well as wood,  they've managed to amass a large  collection of bottles and glass '  net floats.  Ernie says he likes carving in  yellow cedar, and many of his  pieces are done in that, but he  carves in red cedar, pine, mahogany and redwood too.   When he  Secfielt harden  �� c3W (Ben fro  your complete home garden centre  HANGING  BASKETS  Cowrie Street  885-9711  0 12  GOING  FAST!  Good selection  of  bedding plants  still available!  MORTGAGE  FUNDS  - TO PURCHASE A NEW OR EXISTING HOUSE  - TO CONSTRUCT YOUR OWN HOUSE  - TO PURCHASE RESIDENTIAL  OR RECREATIONAL PROPERTY  10ZA%  c  - NO BONUSES OR LOCK-IN CLAUSE  (So you can make extra payments at any time)  - INTEREST CALCULATED DAILY  ON THE DECLINING BALANCE  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Cowrie Street, Sechelt, B.C.  885-3255  isn't busy with wood, he also  carves in stone, and models  figures from cement as well.  The largest piece he's ever done  is over on Bowen Island - a twenty-five foot figure of a woman  with an eagle on top. The smallest pieces are faces he once  carved from pits of different  fruit, tiny mouths and eyes set  in the sides of a peach stone, or  a cherry pit. People from all oyer  the coast have purchased his  work. Murals of his hang in the  Peninsula Hotel, and there are  also a few things of his in St.  Mary's Hospital.  Inside his small workshop he  has several projects at hand.  Rows of tools hang along the  walls, and the sharp smell of  cedar permeates the place. He  has still the adzes he copied from  Indian designs, and added to  these are a fine set of old English  chisels and gouges, given to him  by a local family. A small yellow  cedar bowl is clamped to the table  where he's been working on it,  a commission from someone,  and around the walls are other  pieces of work at various stages  of completion. Certain ideas  seem popular with him, and he  does lots of figures of old sailing  ships.  A recent showing at the local  shopping mall brought him  several more commissions,  mostly for murals. He'll be  working at these for awhile,  hoping that more work will turn  up when he's finished with them.  If it doesn't, it may be time to  fire up the bus and head off for  a working holiday, searching out  more customers for his carving.  Still, the carving itself is what  Ernie really enjoys. "I know an  awful lot about carving now, and  I haven't even scratched the  surface," he says. "I mean,  there's no end to it. You-Just  can't learn enough of it. There's  so much to get into.''"  Seeing all the work he's done  to date, you can tell, though,  that he's learned a great deal.  Coast News, May 17,1977.  1st/  2/2n<*  p��GEs  ^mit^nts  '"ALU  "y flo,  2/,  3/,  3rd  Prkei  Prizes  P.^as  0/77  Of  this  lux  uriou<  Th  9ame  ?^as  tabu  pust  ch^t'He coc*f,  ana 4  tabu  sth       '"staliea-pviarian  and  Prizes  pOf.  be//,  Flo  or^.  This beautiful Family Room in the  ARMSTRONG  CUSTOM  SOLARIAN  SWEEPSTAKES  lOR WIN ONE OF 57 OTHER PRIZES, NO PURCHASE NECESSARY!  from IZfUQar  Wilt  ��N  and  rrr}etai<  S?am  'm  *^#/////'//?S''/'//fi' "',  "'Art  WSSsSr* s.W.  mmm  Wfflmy%%&  >'#>,  M.  >?%?,  m^^kt?  f' '>"',  m:  *4  <;<* j  "/'  \Sti  ^tf&k  mm��  .'.:.. Jma&ts.  Wmz.  W8M  W&  tftu,/'  <?'��.  n   mtm  imm  ^^fitf  Wk  *'#///.  ,/''<  wf'  :?'  w-  Elegant design and a rich inlaid look combine to make  Custom Solarian the perfect floor for any room. It's the  newest decorator floor from Armstrong, and like all  Solarian floors it shines, without waxing or buffing...  far longer than ordinary vinyl floors.  SQUARE  YARD.  m strong  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd.  HIGHWAY 101,GIBSONS IN THE HEART OF SECHELT  886-7112 885-3424  Visit us today for details and entry form, contest closes June 17th. 9���*������~mB  ^w  ���p   i    p   i  Coast News, May 17,1977.  ahead to the time when you look  into the casket, know its finality  and govern yourself accordingly  while they are here. There's an  old saying, "Send flowers while  they are alive, and enjoy them".  Dear Ann:  I live in a rural area. We have  a horse, chickens, and a few farm  animals. Consequently we have  raccoons, weasels and other predators, among them dogs. My  problem is neighbours or friends  when they lose a chicken want to  kill the raccoons, owls, or whatever, even shoot dogs. It makes  me feel differently towards them.  Who's right?  irr-  Animal Lover  Dear Lover:  Guess  Wherel  The usual prize of $5.00 is offered to the winning  entry drawn from the barrel which correctly  identifies the location of the above. Last week  Danny Fielding, Box 19, Garden Bay, correctly  identified the cannon in front of the mini-thrift  shop between Halmoon Bay and Madeira Park.  Come cry with me  *' if you have problems about life  in general or sex in particular,  Write Ann Napier, c/o Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons, B. C  Dear Ann Napier:  ;'. You mentioned in a recent  column the value of quitting  stnoking for health, sex and to  kfeep skin from premature wrink-  lipg. What do you suggest as  a >vay of going about it?  Weak but willing  Dear Willing:  ; If you wish to do something  ^v'ith your car you just do it - your  dbg; you put on a diet, he has  no choice. I think of my body as  a.'mechanism I control, my brian  can be programmed and directed.  When I quit smoking I just spent  the first day driving back my hand  and redirecting it to gardening.  sewing and cooking. I kept my  hands busy and the second day  1 just projected myself back to  the space when I didn't smoke.  I'm boss, I don't smoke so it  works for me. Dr. Pemberton  says it's like thumb sucking,  immature and harmful. Convince yourself you want to quit,  then do it. No coddling, no excuses, just quit and your body  will celebrate. New oxygen in  your blood, new vitality and self  respect plus new sexual stamina -  it will be a complete renewal.  Dear Ann:  I find myself full of self criticism and feel lots of regret.  My mother died and I've been  doing my own living, my work  took me away from home and I've  been having fun, vacations instead of being home. I'd go to  California and sit on the beach,  etc. Well now that I'll never see  her again I have this deep sorrow.  Will it go away?  Dear Looking:  Yes, it will go away. It is a  common feeling, when my Dad  died, the doctor, a friend of the  family said to us, now don't  look back. No "if only". We  were as full of "if only's" as anyone. The love and missing the  loved one is there - you remember  her with pleasure but the ache  slowly fades. Be good to those  you   love   and   sometimes   think  I'm a lover too, I feel if we want  to preserve the area we live in,  we should disturb the ecology  as little as possible. Cement the  bottom of the pens. Shut a door  in the evening. That's not much  to do to have the pleasure of  seeing the wild animals that also  control small rodents, mice, rats,  bugs. I've fed raccoons for  years and had geese and chickens  at the same time. My neighbour  showed me how to make the pen  safe for my poultry. It's our  responsibility if we insert our way  of living into natures balance.  Dogs on the other hand are the  responsbility of the owner.  They sometimes feel they are  more important than your livestock. Virtuous dog owners control them, put them under cover  at night and don't let them make  disturbing sounds over long  periods.  Il^^^^^i^^^^l_2i_li^_lii_i_^i^liiii_|^i^_il^_ii^_i  cr?rr\nm/T\L x ^rx?  LSJ  <__  ^AAiTV  WiW,  Looking Backward  Royal Canadian  Legion  NOTICE  GENERAL MEETING  ofthe  GIBSONS LEGION BRANCH 109  Tuesday, May 17th  at 8:00 p.m.  in the Legion Hall  cWRo0/0  131   1 IS!       / r.  PLUS  PRESENTS  A complete line  of Bathroom Accessories  to   complement  every woman's needs.  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