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 VicroKiA.^.c..  V8V   JVf    l[LLi^l%.  '"^'Z&Stmpmm  '���VW'-V?-'-  p  uriaEi^i  iie Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  25* per copy on newsstands  Serving theSunshjne Coast since 1945  Volume 30, Number 35  August 30,1977.  Gibsons to get  water referendum  Some controversial developments came before the regional  board at their regular meetingheld on Thursday, August 25th.  Included in the directors' discussions were the tie-in with the  Gibsons water system, the Gfesons swimming pool, the Granthams Landing water controversy, and the controversy oyer  recycling re-opened by the direct action of Peter Light of Storm  Bay in Sechelt last week.  In the matter of. the Gibsons water system, a letter was  received from the Minister of Municipal Affairs which directed  the regional board that a referendum should be held to determine the wishes ofthe electorate in the matter of the tie-in of  the Gibsons and regional water systems. The letter from the  Department of Municipal Affairs was in response to a request  by the regional board dated July 26th for enabling legislation  to allow them to proceed with the junction of the two systems.  The referendum wili probably be held tKs fall.  Granthams Landing is another    however, the regional board de  ft  t  %���  J  $���  t  a-  S ���':  district'which has been in the  midst of heated debate recently  regarding the desirability of  joining the Regional water system. At a meet ng held on  August 13th a large majority of  the Granthams esidents present  indicated a preference for a referendum to decide whether or not  their Improvement District should  join the regional'water system.  Subsequently it was discovered  that an Improvement District  cannot legally hold a referendum  and the trusteesofthe Granthams  Landing Improvement District  approached the regional board  with the request that they should  hold the referendum.  At the August 25th meeting,  dined to hold the referendum on  behalf of Granthams, giving as  its reason the fact that the regio-,  nal board had already been  accused as medding in the affairs  . of the Improvement District and  wished to avoid further such  accusations. It was the feeling  among the regional board directors that {he Granthams Landing  Improvement District should take  care of its own decision-making  process.  Earlier in the summer Area  "F" Director Bernie Mulligan  had made the motion that regional, board financial support for  the Gibsons swimming pool  should not have to go to referendum   but   should   be   included  fcw^.v;*^  The rash of minor traffic accidents continued all  over the Sunshine Coast last week. The upper  picture depicts a motor bike which was in a  collision at the junction of North Road and Highway 101 in Gibsons.  The rider was thrown over  under the; three mil limit. The  motion i was tabled at that time  when the conviction was expressed that to allow Gibsons, which  had refused to join the recreational function,-to have their  swimming pool funds through  without going to. referendum  while the rest of the regional  district had to go through the  referendum process : for their  recreational projects could not  be countenanced. 7 When the  motion was taken from the table  at the August 25th meeting,  Director Mulligan, after considerable discussion, agreed to  withdraw his motion The village  council of Gibsons will again be  invited to join die regional district's recreational function so  that support funds for the operation of the Gibsons swimming  pool can go befoe the voters of  the district along with other recreation projects.  The question ofrecycling which  had been raised again because  of the action taken by Peter  Light of Storm Bay came in for  considerable discussion. It was  decided that the matter should  be referred to the public utilities committee and that a committee should be struck, to consist not of board members alone,  for the purpose of ecamining the  issue.  Lights but  in Harbour  The entire top end of thei Sunshine Coast was plunged into  darkness on Saturday night  when a tree was dropped across  the power line about one, mile  west of the Riggers Roost.  11 DohrW BdixWdfPm^tikaWoui '  was falling,; a 'large';cedar s free  whenit came back on him and  broke the line and also blocked  Highway 101.  The accident happened about  5.30 p.m. and ittookB.C. Hydro  crews about five hours to restore  power to the Pender Harbour  area. Four spans of wire were  broken and one pole completely  destroyed. Repars that have  been effected are only of a  temporary nature.  Dynamite  at Dump  The Gibsons RCMP wishes to  notify the pubic fiat sticks of  dynamite should not be disposed  of at the dump even if they are  wet and soggy or if the caps are  off. They may fell hto the hands  of children and unti they are  completely desfroyed, they remain a public danger. If you  find any, you can get in touch  with the RCMP or with any of  the local blasting outfits. Last  week there were 105 sticks of  dynamite found at the dump.  They were prompt^ disposed of  by Mr. McCready of Davis Bay.  If anyone wishes to destroy  their own dynamite, k is strongly  advised to use kerosene to do  the job since gasoline may  trigger the dynamte even if it  is wet. ���  A Light load  Storm Bay resident Peter Light  set up camp by the Cenotaph' in  Sechelt last week as a one man  recycling depot It was Light's  intention to suggest by example  to the residents of the Sunshine  Coast that it wasn't necessary to  wait for government grants or  regional board. money if they  wished to recycle that part of  their waste that was recyclable.  Light's contention is that it could  well be done by volunteer community involvement  The reaction cf Sechelt village  to the impromptu recycling depot  in the centre of (he village was  low-key, after some hitial rumb-  .-.- Ungs^of^misgiyings. Contributions came in sbwV But by the  end of the week Light's truck was  full and he drove off to Vancouver  to make the deposit at (he depot,  It is not at preseit known whether  future coUectionsareplanned.  #0*  Collen Kurucz, Miss Gibsons, along with Nadine  Chernoff, Miss Grand Forks, and Monica Stege,  Miss Hazelton, smile and wave to the 150,000  people who lined the two-mile route at the open-'  ing day parade at the P&dfic National Exhibition  in Vancouver. It was one of the most colourful  parades in the fair's sixty-seven year history.  The  PNE runs to Labour Day, September 6th.  Gambier I.  The Gibsons RCMP detachment reports that (here was a gas ~  pump stolen from the New  Brighton wharf on Gambier Island last week. - Anyone who  might have information regarding  this theft should contact the  Gibsons detachment of the  RCMP.  Pender Harbour park  being planned  actress visits  Regional Board Secretary-  Treasurer Anne Pressley reported  to the directors last week that an  application has been made for a  'Canada Works grant for Phase II  of the Pender Harbour Recreation  Site in the amount of $141,960.00.  The proposed puject will employ  sixteen persons for a,year, a  total of 823 work weeks.  The proposed park will be.  situated    five    mis    west    of  Madeira Park, just afew hundred  yards past the she of the Pender  Harbour Secondary School. The  area of the park encompasses  two creeks and provision will be  made for nature trails, a children's playgroundwkh swings and  a teeter-totter. Abo incorporated  in the plans are anl8-hole putting  green, an archery range and  tennis courts which will convert  to a winter-time ice s heet.  thirty feet through the air but escaped with a  few broken bones. Hie bottom two took place in  West Sechelt within seconds and one mile of  each other last Friday evening.  Barbara Williams was back in  her hometown last weekend, as  a guest star in a segment of the  CBC series The BeadKombea.  Barbara grew up and went to  school here in Gibsons and started acting with a bit part in the  Driftwood Players production of  The Waltz of the Tonadon in  December 1971. Her next role  with the local drama dub will  still be remembered by some of  our readers. It was the memorable portrayal of die tortured  young woman in Suddenly Last  Summer, a role played in the  movie version by Elizabeth Tay-  CBC party  Over one hundred and fifty  people enjoyed tie hospitality  of the Beachcombers crew last  week in an outdoor pig roast  and salmon barbecue. The affair,  an annual event, was held this  year on the beach ki front of the  Bonniebrook Lodge at Gower  Point. Pictures inside.  Pioneer  passes on  Long time resident of Pender  Harbour, Mr. Jack Edmonds  died suddenly on Saturday night.  Mr. Edmonds, who was seventy-.  six years old, had been resident  in Pender Harbour for over  fifty years and throughout  that time had been an active  citizen in community affairs.  Among his many contributions  were years of service to the  Pender Harbour Qedit  Union.  Mr. Edmonds is survived in  the Harbour area by many  relatives.  lor. The local production won the  Vancouver Island Drama Festival that year and in the B.C.  Drama Association finals in  Dawson Creek, Barbara was  adjudged the best actress in  amateur theatre in the province  that year.  Following this success Barbara  studied theatre at Langara Col  lege for one year before joining  the active and innovative Tahna-  mous7 Theatre Company with  whom she has worked for four  years now, garnering much  critical acclaim fir her work  with the often controversial  group.  Barbara's    present    vignette  with The Beachcombers is  be  lieved to be her fist foray into  the world of television and there  is in the offing a possibility that  she will be offered a principle  role in a feature film soon to be  made in Alberta.  A gifted and dedicated actress  who has worked hard at polishing  her skills, this local product may  be standing on the threshhold  of a significant theatrical career.  Local girl Barb Williams was bade in town last week for a few days. Barbara was appealing  in a segment of the Beachcombers. She is pictured here aboard Frank Braithwaite's boat  the Babalatchi which is also used in the episode.  Delivered to EVERY address on  shine Coast every Tuesday 2.  Coast News, August 30,1977..  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  Receptionist/Bookkeeper - M. M. Laplante  Production - Bruce M. Wilson  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley  Advertising - Mike Slmkins  Layout - Pat Tripp  qj^a    Subscription Rates:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $12.00peryear; $8.OOforsix months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00peryear.  United States and Foreign $20jOO per year.  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817.  P. O. Box 460, Gibsons, B. C.  The Gibsons Marina  The Gibsons Marina questionnaire has  been hailed in some quarters as evincing  strong local support fir the proposed new  marina, this despite (he fact that only 224  people answered thequestions. It's odd,  is it not that when 224people answer the  questionnaire on the marina it hailed  as solid evidence and yet some weeks  ago when six hundred people answered  the questionnaire about recycling and the  temporary support needed to keep Peninsula Recycling open ting the regional  board directors dismissed the sampling  as being inconsequential. It is apparent  that relevance is in the eye of the beholder.  In addition, just over half of the respondents were Gfcsons residents, and  over twenty-five Decent don't live on  the Sunshine coast at all. Can one hundred and twenty one Gibsons residents  be regarded as a representative sampling  of opinion?  What was particularly noticeable about,  the questionnaire, it would seem from  this point of view, was the question it  did not ask. Nowhere in the questionnaire form was the question asked:  "Are you in favour of a new marina in  the bay? An opponent of the marina  would have very little motivation for  dealing with the questionnaire at all.  Now it may indeedbe true that lack of  moorage in the harbour is severely  hurting the tourist and business potential  of the lower village but there is real  concern being expressed about the effect  on the bay of two tuidred and eighty-  eight additional bertte for boats. Alderman Metzler, Chairman of the Marina  Committee, maintahs that the new  marina will actually improve the flushing  action of the tides h Gibsons harbour  and this may well be the case. Surely,  however, it is time for some explanation  to be offered as to how these improvements would be effectuated so that some  of the concern bong expressed could  be eased.  Whether the village council so wishes  or not, the impression is being fostered  that the marina project is being quietly  pushed through in flie hope that the  public will hardly be aware of it until it  is an accomplished fact. Some clear,  specific information night go a long way  towards easing the public mind. Perhaps  it will yet be forthcoming.  Libraries  One wonders abot the recent library  questionnaire which emanated so light-  heartedly from the regional board.   We  are on record as favouring the unification  of water systems on the Sunshine Coast  - but libraries would seem to be a different  . sort of thing entirely.    Local librarians  in Gibsons inform us that the libraries  are primarily used by the young and the  elderly and there would seem to be a  good case to be made for local libraries  in every little settlement,  ideally they  should be close to the post office where  people have to go in any case.   A large  central library facility, in  Sechelt say,  would do very little for  the  old age  pensioner in Madeira Park who has no  transportation,   or fir  a  youngster   in  Port Mellon.  As Lester Peterson points out in his  letter to the editor, fhere is a. movement  towards   decentralization  even   in   city  libraries. If the regional board wishes to  improve library servce perhaps it could  spend the money wisely by aiding the  community libraries which provide convenient service to the residents of their  specific area and offer the opportunity  of   community   involvement,   with   its  therapeutic side effects, to the  volunteer workers.  This may well be an area  in which regional centralization would  not be a blessing.  Water, water. . .  The tale of the two water systems  continues to unfold. Now the village of  Gibsons, with no noticeable clamour from  the general public, is to have a referendum to decide whetha- or not their water  system should be tiedin with the regional  water system. Granthams Landing  Improvement District, which has been  clamouring for a cferendum, is not  allowed to have one by municipal law.  They will have to ind another method  of making their mindsup.  Suffice to say that* is still the opinion  here that the rationalization of local  water systems to avcfl costly duplication  and to provide a strong pressure flow  throughout the region from the mountain  lakes above Chapman Creek still seems  like simple common sense. Besides the  improved fire protection the gravity-fed  system will provide, fiere are the economies to be realized by the regional  board's borrowing power and the minimization of costly pumping.  But let the voters dedde. In Gibsons,  it will be by referendum and in Granthams one is convinced that a ballot can  be arranged which will be seen by all  to be fair and representative and the  decision reached accepted with equanimity and good grace.  ...from the files of Coast News  mberlpen  5 YEARS AGO  Controversy still surrounds the location  of the relocated Highway 101 at a meeting between the public concerned and  Hon. Isabel Dawson and Hon. L. R.  Peterson, Socredcanddates.  10 YEARS AGO  Unidentified flying objects have been  reported to the Coast News and the  sightings involve two or more persons  seeing practically the same thing but on  two different occasions. They describe  the object as glowing and fluorescent  and about 18 feet in length, flying over  the surface of Georgia Strait headed  from Salmon Rock towards Roberts  Creek.  At the Twilight: Winner of 6 Academy  Awards: Doctor Zhivago with Geraldine  Chaplin, Julie Christie and Omar Sharif.  Also showing that week: Evil of Frankenstein.  The Sunshine Coast school population  passes the 2,000 mark  15YEARSAGO  The Coast News crew is wisely away  on vacation.  20YEARSAGO  A permit was grafted V. H. Prewer  for a 12 x 14 foot one-storey, three-room  waiting room on the property north of  the Bal Block. Cost $1,500. The building  will be used by SMTas a bus station.  25YEARSAGO  Prepare for the greatest experience  of your movie-going Ifetime! This city's  enthralled movie-goers will fall under  the spell of "Quo Vadis". It is even a  greater popular success than Gone With  The Wind. Words cannot describe its  splendors, its pulse-quickening romances, its soul-stirring inspiration! You  must see it. Mad Nero and his tigress  Poppaea! Eunice, loveliest slave-girl  in Nero's house of Wbment Christian  beauty and pagan hero drawn together  across the gulf of martyrdom!  First vehicle over fie road from Gibsons to Port Mellon made the trip in  one and a half hours, according to Gordon  Ballantine who made the history-making  trip along with Bill Brandon in a Jeep.  The peninsula's ulra-modern bowling  alley at Sechelt wil be open for play on  Labour Day.  Gibson's Landing, about 1910. Frank Hicks stands beside a team of  beautiful animals, Belle and Star. Almost every road along which  powerful vehicles careen today were built with two-horse-power  devices such as this. Here, Chaster Road is being pushed through  an area that has undergone traditional logging and burning. Only  after another fifteen years or so would mechanization insinuate  itself into road construction along the coast. Even when it made its  appearance, the "bulldozer" would take its name from the oxen, or  "bulls" that pushed blades to level railroad beds. Photo courtesy  John Hicks Collection and Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.  L.R.Peterson  ���^ Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  Musings  John Burnside  It's not that I'm a stranger to  bigotry.   Where I went to school  '   the Catholics and the Protestants  "^were  segregated"'into  different'  7 schools. Every day. ait lunch time  .;,, sortie boys from our school would  meet some boys from the other  school   for   a   ritualistic , battle  with  stones and  fists.     Sometimes we battled, unconscious of  the historic irony, in a centuries  old graveyard where stood the  moss-covered headstones of the  Covenanters who had died for  their religious freedom some two  or three hundred years before.  We needed no excuse for these  battles   other   than    that   they  were Catholic and we were not.  Later in the ten years I spent  in Montreal you didn't have to'  look too far to see the strains  between the English-speaking  and the French-speaking. The  kids met and had fist fights and  threw stones and insults. Elsewhere in rural Canada, in the  Yukon, in interior B.C. and here  on the coast, again you don't  have to look too hard to see the  racism and intolerance with  which the native people of North  America are treated.  And then there are the Irish.  I confess that years ago I got .  tired of the endless tragedy of  the Irish.     I can  remember a .;  few years back Peter Trower tried -:  to interest me in a book he was :  reading called, I think, Famine  which was all about the tremen- '  dous suffering of the Irish in the  19th Century and "the troubles"  continue bloody and unabated to  this day.   The monstrous bombings of civilians as a terror tactic  I have expressed opinions about  when   discussing   the   neutron  bomb and sundry twentieth century atrocities now accepted as  the   norm   for   our   embattled  species.   Compassion for human  suffering is a well which can be  exhausted if visited by the same  pitcher too often, and it is sometime now since I declared my own  quiet "A plague on both your  houses" insofar as the embattled  bigots in Ireland are concerned.  So when, during the eight  o'clock quiet of the Dogwood  Cafe this morning as the Lower  Village began to stir awake, I  was not too immediately enthralled when Howard the lawyer  asked me if I was acquainted  with the case of the Irish terrorist  McCann who was apparently  apprehended in Canada under the  name of Kennedy. I answered  uncompromisingly that I was  tired of the Irish and their suffering, as I had Peter Trower  several years ago. Don't misunderstand me, I wish for them'  peace and plenty and freedom  from terror but they do seem to go  on and inefectually on suffering  through the centuries.  Crisply      and      unexpectedly  "   Howard the lawyer informed me;  >-*hat he himself was not,vin,,the;  least   interested   h    the   Irish,  background of the story but that  it  was  a fundamental  question  of human rights here in Canada  that concerned him.- Irrespective  of what, this  man  might  have  done   elsewhere   he   has,   said  <V Howard  the  lawyer,   some,  inalienable human rights on which  7 the Canadian authorities in their  desire   to   please   the   foreign  ^powers who are anxious to capture       Kennedy-McCann       are  thoroughly trampling.  Despite the early hour and my  desire to enjoy my early morning  ' reverie a little  longer,  Howard  succeeded in nudging my social  conscience awake and I began to  ��� pay attention.  Kennedy-McCann  , had entered Canada on a work  permit, it appeared. He had com-  ; mitted no misdemeanour in this  country,   but   the    Immigration  authorities had seized him on a  technical point of failing to provide   accurate    information    on  entry and he has since on this  technicality    been    incarcerated  without bail for four months.  It was Howard's contention  that it simply did not matter what  Kennedy-McCann had done elsewhere. Before the laws of this  country he had to be treated  with the respect due to all human  beings. If one person's human  rights could be ignored, irrespective of his background, then the  rights of all were challenged.  I was reminded of John Donne's, magnificent dictum that no  man was an island entire of itself, that when the bell tolls  whether for human mortality or  the death of ���' an . individual's  liberty it tolls for all of us. From  somewhere in the ragshop of my  studies in the humanities I recollected another tag-end which  said that the price of liberty was  eternal  vigilance and  I was a  little chastened.  As I reflected over my second  cup of tea on the conversation  I had just had I realized that I  had been guilty of a little bigotry  of my own. Because ofthe mental  set which I have described above  about the Irish I had been willing  to ignore the plight of Kennedy-  McCann   without   reflection   or  consideration.   That is prejudice  and bigotry in one of its dresses.  I was  grateful  to  Howard  the  lawyer for making me aware of  it  and   reminded  that   liberty's  first   battlefield   is   within   the  individual conscience.    If it be  lost there then it will be lost in  the larger arena soon.  The fact of the matter is that  a man in Vancouver is being  treated by those who should uphold the law in a fashion which  is contrary to both the letter and  the spirit of the laws of this  country.  Kennedy-McCann may be a  misguided zealot with a penchant  for violence but within the con-&  fines of this country he has the  same human rights as anyone  else. If they are being violated  then the human rights of all of  us are being violated, and we  must object.  It is not a fnatter of bleeding-  heart liberalism, it is a fundamental question concerning the very  principle upon which our society  is founded and as such deserves  our best attention.  I am grateful to Howard the  lawyer for reminding me of this  fact. I am grateful to him too for  giving me a glimpse of a deep-  felt concern on his part for the  law in  whose  service  he  is  a  practitioner.    One of my othe*.  prejudices,   which   I   have   expressed before in these columns,  is a certain cynicism about the  powerful and remunerative legal  profession.      In   the   best-kept  philosophic gardens the weeds of  prejudice and bigotry will spring  up and I am grateful to Howard  the lawyer for making me aware  of a couple in mine this morning.  Sonnet 29 William Shakespeare  When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes  I all alone beweep my outcast state,.  And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries,  And look upon myself, and curse my fate,  Wishing me like to one more rich in hope,  Featured like him, like him withfriends possessed,  Desiring this man's art, and that man's scope,  With what I most enjoy contented least;  Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising,  Haply I think on thee, and then my state,  Like to the lark at break of day arising  From sullen earth, sings hymnsat heaven's gate;  For thy sweet love rememberedsuch wealth brings  That then I scorn to change my state with kings.  Women's Lib is a well documented phenomenon; its history,  aims, objectives, strategies and  tactics  have   been   covered   ad  nauseum in every possible publication from Mad Magazine to The  National Review.    But, what of  the brief, but equally noteworthy  story  of  the   Men's   Liberation  Movement?    It just so happens  that this humble correspondent  was one of the founding members  of the Gibsons cell of the Men's  Liberation Movement of Canada,  to the best of my knowledge, the  only such organization in existence at the time.   Needless to say  the heyday of this organization  was some five or six years ago  when such things were. considejCr,  ed fashionably funky but despite  its rise in the very midst of the  most strident period of female  assertiveness,   this   courageous  little band of male heroes mana-  ted to keep the group together for  at least four meetings.  The   group   was   surprisingly  ecclectic,   its   members   coming  from all age groups, all parts of  the continent and from all walks  of life, but the differences among  the  members  were   more   than  made   up  by  the  common   experience of having been victimized by female domination (except  for me of course, being the only  sane one among them, by nature  a joiner and hot minding a legitimate excuse to drink lots of beer).  There was Arnie, thirty years  old,   Jewish,   extremely   intelle-  gent, definitely a city boy, pro-  1  fessional and very cold, logical  and insensitive; I got the impression he was the sort of man most  women would despise.   He also  didn't leave much doubt that he  had  some   pretty  bizarre   lusts  and passions, sort of a poor man's  Portnoy.     Poor  Arnie  was   incurably heterosexual and  since  he had never been able to find a  lady   to   share   his,   well,   "interests", he took it upon himself  to  condemn  the  entire  female  sex for its "lack of understand-  ing   .  "Men are the victims of the  mundane   bourgeouis   sensibilities of women," he would say.  "The only way we can free ourselves from this decadent social  miasma (he was very well educated) is to set about to liberate  women from the corrupted capitalistic moral attitudes of men."  (Right on Arnie, who's got the  opener?)   "If we can first work  towards the liberation of women"  he would continue disapprovingly,   "then we will  have  struck  a blow for the liberation of men."  "I can't understand the clinging insecurity of women," good  old Jock would invariably chime  in at this point. Jock had a point.  He was a lean, tough minded,  forty-two year  old   intellectural  with  six kids and a wife  who  wouldn't quit.    He had run off  with a sixteen year old golden  age groupie with a great body  and he resented the idea of his  former "old lady" bringing the  kids around once a month when  she collected the child support  money.     Here  he  had   "found  himself" just before it was "too  late"   and   his   "childishly   insecure" wife was displaying her  silly   resentment  by   reminding  outgrown".  Then there was Clive.    Clive  was   one   of  those   thin,   pale,  emaciated nineteen year old boys  who bring out the worst (or the  best) in some women.     Ladies  seemed to take Clive like he was  the child they'd never had.  They  smothered   him   with   affection;  they cuddled, soothed, warmed  and caressed the lad to distraction.    Not just girls mind- you,  women; all sizes, shapes, ages  and conditions seemed driven to  take this disreputable flower child  into  their  multiyarious  bosoms  as if he were the original egg.  "AH they want is my body,"  his snivelling barely audible over  Arnie's snarls. "Most of them  .don't even talk, to me>and when >  they do its like I was some little >  kid." We were sympathetic  with Clive, "That's O.K. Clive,  tell us about it and everything will  be just fine." The poor kid.  Clive was so distraught and  humiliated by' his experience  that he would /hardly ever tell  us anything. " '  According to Clive, tie came to  our meetings because he thought  it was necessary to  "educate"  women about the "true feelings"  of men. For some peculiar reason  he agreed with Arnie that men  would continue to be the  "victims" of dominant women until  women   could   free   themselves  from  many  of their   ingrained ,  social attitudes.    At the time it 7  seemed   like   pretty   convoluted  ���,  thinking, something like saying  that   the   real   victims   of   the  whites' suppression of the blacks  in South Africa were the white-  men themselves.  Then of course  most serious thinking gets pretty  ridiculous   after   half   a   dozen  jars of ale.  The  wisdom "and  experience  of our stalwart little band was  provided by Gerry.   Gerry was a  fifty-six year old man who had .  "moved into separate quarters"  after his last child had left home.  As he saw it he was the victim  of a changing culture.    He had  been   married  for   twenty-eight  .  years   and   had   supported   his  homemaker wife and raised his  five children until the last had  left home.     After the last kid  had gone he sat down at  the . ���:���?  dinner table one night,  looked    :  across the table and didn't recognize the person sitting there. He    ���  said something to her and she    .;  said something in reply and for    ,  the first.time in twenty years he    v  realized  he was living with  a    :  stranger. -.  Age and wisdom bare little *  bitterness and as he spoke Gerry *~  never once displayed any regret,  anger or bitterness. Even though  he was inclined to take most of  the responsibility for the situation  onto himself he told us that he  just couldn't bring himself to  sleep with a stranger.  "We were both taken in by a \.  society that puts such an empha- '!_  sis on raising children that we 3  sacrificed our relationship to it. -\  Why should we do that to our- ;  selves?" he would ask. "Why ���!  can't men and women help each ;'  other to find their own identities? :J  Why do we do this to our wives? '*  I'm not so much a male liberation-    !\  I  him of a life he had  ��� Continued on Page 3t  ��� *> LETTERS to the EDITOR Granthams water ���fov 8��*��s��*tfon  Coast News, August 30,1977.  Granthams water - against integration  Editor  With reference' to your lead  article and editorial in your issue  of August 16th regarding Granthams: Landing water.  Today, during one of the  longest and hottest periods in  recent memory, I had the pleasure of inspecting our Granthams  Landing water supply, in company with Mr. Fred Feyer, and  Mrs. Joan Park.  I must say I was astonished by  the volume of the overflow from  our intake, and the chill of the  ice-cold water. Despite the long  dry hot spell we are experiencing,  the flow has not diminished by  one single drop and is ice-cold  even in this heat. I put my hand  into the settling tank of the  Soames Point supply (which  comes from the same source) to  feel the sides of the tank. No  sign of slime or algae could be  felt against the rough concrete,  even after more than twenty  years since installation. Even in  the overflow in the creek, the  stones are free of slime and algae  and the water is crystal clear.  Our (Granthams) water intake  is 'directly above the spring and  even though our pump was operating, the surplus overflow was  bubbling up in huge swirls,  probably some hundreds of gallons per minute.  The creek above the intakes of  both Granthams and Soames has  been perfectly dry for several  months, yet the overflow from  both Granthams and Soames  permit quite a sizeable stream to  flow into Howe Sound.  Few communities are blessed  with the wonderful clear cold  spring as Granthams and Soames. It is without doubt our most  valuable asset and should be  cherished as such.  Many communities would go  to almost any length to maintain such a valuable resource as  we have.  Besides Granthams and  Soames Point, the overflow takes  care ofthe Indian Reserve.  This great stream of pure cold  water, evidently comes from a  vast underground river, coming a  great distance, probably from a  glacier, hence its coldness.  I have. been - told there are  one or two other I springs, no  doubt from the same source.  Editor's Note: Followtag  trflratfon to the Crane-Matthews  Interchange waa received on the  Inside of a cigarette package*  Gfbeans Rmgby Chsb Is the  Dear Alan:  Leave George alone, junder-  standl!  DahBoys  ist," he would say, "as I am a  believer in liberation for women.  For years I was trapped by the  guilt I felt for the part I played  in making my wife dependent on  me."  There were some others, with  different kinds of stories; like  Bud, whose wife had run off with  a sewing machine salesman from  Winnipeg leaving him with the  two^Jrids and the payments on a  new "Whirlastitch". When tt  came right down to it however,  they were all talking about freedom; liberation from some kind  of impossible expectation.  As for me, liberation meant  one thing. After the meeting I'd  get somebody to drive me home,  a good half hour before my wife  finished the late shift. I'd send  the baby sitter home, check the  kids, wash the dishes, sweep the  floor, brush my teeth, turn out  the lights and jump into bed just  as she was pulling into the driveway. As I heard the key rattle  in the door I'd lay back with a  sigh of relief, "Free at last, free  at last, thank God I'm free at  last."  the  be  The Crown of Glory  would like to notify all  customers that, effective  September Ist ,1977, the  shop will be closed on  Mondays.       On    Fridays  hours    of    business    will  11.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.  Other days the hours will  be 0.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.  The   management   would   also  like   to   thank   all   customers  for their patronage.  DalsFraMr*   886-9744  Your Hair Car* Contra  Mr. Brooks, Inspector for the  Garibaldi Health Unit has continually inspected and monitered  this water on a regular basis,  and has told Miss Betty Turnbull,  that she could quote him "That  the water is good'".  To abandon this beautiful,  cold, good, crystal clear water  unpolluted and unalterated God's  gift to mankind in favour of a  man-made lake, or impounded  body of doubtful water, subject  to all sorts of pollution hazards,  seems to be the height of imbecility, not to say criminality.  We at Granthams have no  worries about chlorine, fluorine  or pollution, and very sensible  and adequate sprinkling regulations.  With a new and larger tank,  and some improvements in the  distribution, it should not be too  difficult, nor too expensive to  maintain our supply of good fresh  water indefinitely.  As a matter of record, twice in  the last three years the Granthams Landing Improvement  . District have voted the monies  for these improvements, and the  Trustees instructed accordingly.  Yet for some reason, possibly  known only to the Trustees, who  on their own volition took it upon  themselves to ignore these in-  ' structions and thwart the wishes  of the Granthams Landing Improvement District.  One begins to wonder if there  is some ulterior motive in all this  procrastinatin, lies, and rumours  and the attempt to bring in the  Regional Water Board to take  over our system.  The wishes of the Granthams  Landing Improvement District  have been totally ignored by the  Trustees. The referendum of  April 23rd, was conducted in the  most outrageous manner. One  person who was not even a member of the Granthams Landing  Improvement District was permitted a vote. Several other  irregularities were also noted.  The rumours and scare tactics  being spread around regarding  lack of water to fight fires is all  untrue. It was said that at the  fire on Marine Drive in Granthams, there was only one half  tank cf water available. This is  false.���After the fire was struck  out by 'the Volunteer Firemen,  Mr. Creswell, our water man  measured the tanks and found  one tank full and one tank half  full. Therefore the facts are that  only one half a tank of water was  required to quench the fire.  As for the remarks by Mr.  Mulligan, "we were able to save  the chimney" was not only facetious,-but malicious  and quite  untrue. Mr. Feyer was able to  salvage quite a large quantity  of usable lumber from the burned-out structure. Also the fuel  tank in the basement, though  full, remained intact. This despite the fact that the flames were  through the roof by the time the  fire was noticed and the alarm  turned in.  These snide remarks and  vicious rumours do our community harm and only serve to  divide us.  Regarding the photograph  accompanying your lead article,  I can only comment that a one  half inch hole had been bored  near the bottom of the. tank to  test the soundness of the wood.  An ill fitting plug was not properly inserted into the hole. I have  been reliably informed that when  a proper plug was driven into  the hole the leak stopped..  Considering the procrastination  by the Trustees in not proceeding  with the installation of the new  tank and with all the controversy  pertaining thereto, plus the  rumours and ill-founded statements, one begins to wonder if  there is a concerted campaign by  a small group who have an axe  to grind and wish to force this  community into the Sunshine  Coast Regional Board in order to  advance their own selfish interests,  I have no axe to grind, I wish to  live in peace and harmony with  my neighbours, and will do my  utmost to keep our most valuable  asset inviolate.  Mr. David Fearn  Editor:  I have just been leading some  of the worst drivel I h ave seen for  some time on the subject of the  proposed change of management  for the several water systems in  the south end oftheS.C.R.D.  Apart from the wordiness of  at least one letter lam surprised  by the lack of understanding as  to just what takes place and its  effects on the user h the change  of management.  Make no mistake fie principle  difference in changing the  management is that the regional  district can finance any necessary  costs with ease and the smaller  municipal bodiescannot..  ^KoC^s    k\Aow\e\e\fS    wo��jO  \Hp^m3l?  *0(5V  v>f\\\e.s 9<lv- taw\f /  ^m___  Puerile blather Eke 'They have  given away our water system,'  'We will now pay through the  nose,' and the quite evident  feeling that somehow the transfer  of management and responsibility will adversry effect the  users ability to draw water from  the tap, would be amusing were  it not coming from the pen of  persons who are considered to  be well informed.  Such utter nonsense. People  should realize that no one pays a  cent for water, all charges under  this heading are far the cost of  collecting and delivering the  water itself is free.  The Regional District has  several advantages h this field.  Most of the water their system  delivers is powered by gravity.  A good deal of the Gibson water  either has to be Ifted from a  deep well dr liftedfrom the lower  to the upper Gibsons areas. Lifting and pushing water costs  more than gravity. And that's  fer damshure, to quote a noted  B.C. citizeness.  Now as to accountability,  Regional District is composed of  8 publically elected members,  3 or 4 of whom are from the area  effected by any change over. I  feel sure that those3 or 4 persons  will make sure that all the. rights  of the people they have been  elected to represent will be .  strenuously defended.  The title to the water system  and its assets, etc. will continue  to be the property of the public  at large, the heading on the bill  for water delivery may say Sunshine Coast Regis nal District  instead of Gibsons Village. All  municipal bodies are the children  of the Provincial Government  and are subject to the identical  stricture in the Municipal Act  covering that subject.  I could go on hbouring the  point but will cbse by saying  that the Regional District can deal  with water delivery cheaper and  more efficiently than small  municipalities whether they be an  incorporated Village or a Water  District.  Their ability to raise money is  predicated on the assets of the  .- whole. Regional District arid not  just the area to be served by a  local water supply which is .the  case with Granthams, Gibsons,  etc.  The Village of Sechelt has been  well served by behg an active  participant in die S.C.R.D.  Water System.  NF. Watson  Schelt  ���More   letters   to   the   edttsr  on Pages 8,9, and 12:  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop   off  your   Coast   News  Classifieds at Campbell's FamDy  Shoes ft Leather Goods In downtown Sechelt. It's convenient!  dusk  MANFROG THEATRE ALIVE      noon  At Roberts Creek Rec Site in Cliff Gilker Park  Crafts people call:     885-5033      886-2087      886-9324  AnENTION SUMMER RESIDENTS  Concerned about the security of your  summer home during your absence?  Peninsula ALARM SYSTEMS   Ltd  ���77/ ��;U;i :i.,i\ ������ ,.ti        Box 77, Gibsons   <it\ <.,rfj  Hat        BURGLAR & FIRE ALARMS  for BUSINESS & RESIDENTIAL  VEHICLES, BOATS, SUMMER HOMES  EASY TO INSTALL OR WE'LL DO IT FOR YOU!  mm  tt  BANK  OF  MONTREAL  The Bank off Montreal in Gibsons offers many reasons  why you should make the Bank of Montreal your bank.  Why not open an account with us? Check our services,  and watch for many more to come.  Come in and see us, we have all the Banking  Services you will require.  *Open6days per week, Monday to Saturday,  the only Bank on the Peninsula offering  this service. ,  *    ';''  * Experienced mahagem  personal lending.; ;  ���Friendly, qualified and courteous staff.       ���     -  ���Term Deposits as low as $1,000and 30 days.  * Mortgage money at 10 Vi%.  immmmmmmmmmmmm^m0*m*mmm**mmmm0mmmmmmm.  r44 I  ~*_\J  SCHOOL QPENS  TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 6th: Schools will open  and morning buses will run at their normal times.  Schools will close 1 Vz hours early and afternoon  buses will run 1 V_ hours early.  School Hours are as Follows:  SECONDARY: Elphinstone9:00 a.m - 3:30 p.m..  Chatelech 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and Pender  Harbour 8:25a.m.-3:20p.m.        ,  ELEMENTARY:  Davis Bay 9:00a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  . Gibsons 9:15a.m.-3:15 p.m.  Langdale8:50a.m.-2:50 p.m.  Pratt/Chaster 9:30a.m. -3:30 p.m.  Sechelt 8:55 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.  Egmont 9:00a.m. -3:00p.m.       N  Halfmoon Bay 8:25a.m. - 2:25 p.m.  Madeira Park 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.  Roberts Creek 9:15a.m.-3:15 p.m.  West Sechelt 9:00a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 7th: Schools closed  to students - buses will not run.  THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 8th: Classes commence full time instruction ��� buses will run on  normal schedule as below.  KINDERGARTENS: Parents and students will  attend on a more or less individual basis as established by schools. Regular instruction will  commence as established by schools. Lunchtime  bus runs will commence when regular instruction  commences!  BUS SCHEDULES: Stops will be as last  year. Not all slop* ar9 shown on the  following schedule but you should be able  to estimate the time of your stop from the  Information provided. PLEASE HAVE  STUDENTS AT BUS STOP TEN MINUTES AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.  MORNING RUNS  ROUTE ONE: Halfmoon Bay/Roberts Creek/  Elphinstone/ Roberts Creek Elementary  Eureka Road 7:40 a.m. - Southwood 7:44 - Halfmoon. Bay 7:52. (picks up students from North  travelling Pender Harbour bus) -Hamilton 8:01 -  Chatelech 8:10-Wilson Creek 8:20- Flume/ Beach  8:25 - Roberts Creek P.O. 8:28 - Cemetery 8:34 -  Trailer Park 8:35 - Elphinstone 8:38. Cemetery  8:42 - Geddes 8:44 - Joe 8:45 ��� Stevens 8:49 -  Roberts Creek Elementary 8:53 - Lockyer/Han-  bury 8:57 - Flume/ Beach 9:00 - Roberts Creek  Elementary 9:06.  ROUTE TWO: West Sechelt/Elphinstone/Gower  Point.  101/Mason 7:55 a.m. - Mason/Norwest 7:57 -  Chatelech 8:05 - Sechelt Elementary 8:07 - Depot  8:09 - Elphinstone 8:30 ��� Pratt / Fairview 8:35 -  Gower/Mabel 8:40 - Chaster/Pratt 8:44 - Elphin-  sone 8:50 -Gibsons Elementary (Grades 5-7)  8:52. Pratt/Gower 8:57 - Gospel Rock 8:59 -  Gower/Franklin 9:00 - Headlands 9:02 - Gibsons  Elementary 9:08.  ROUTE THREE: Arena - Davis Bay - Wilson  Creekr Sechelt -Arena.  Arena 7:55 a.m. - Chatelech 8:00. Davis Bay 8:06 -  Heather 8:07 -Selma Park 8:09 - Chatelech 8:15.  . Browning Road 8:25 - Field Road 8:27 - Davis Bay  School 8:30 - Nestman 8:34 - Sechelt Elementary  8:40. Arena8:46- Sechelt Elementary 8:52.  ROUTE   FOUR:  West Sechelt.  Sandy  Hook/Halfmoon   Bay/  Sandy Hook 7:34 a.m. - Pratt 7:40 - Chatelech  7:47. Redrooffs/Fawn 7:55 - Southwood 7:59 -  Halfmoon Bay 8:07 - Jolly Roger 8:12 - Halfmoon  Bay Elementary 8:20. McKibbons 8:29 - Wakefield 8:33 - Mills 8:35 - Sechelt Elementary 8:38.  Derby Road 8:41 - West Sechelt Elementary  8:44 - Sechelt Elementary 8:50.  ROUTE FIVE:  Roberts Creek (West)/Chatelech/  Highway/Reed/Elphinstone/Gibsons/Roberts  ��� Creek Elementary.  Flume/Beach 7:50 a.m. - Roberts Creek P.O.  7:54 - Hall/101 7:55 - Lockyer 7:56 - Browning  8:00 ��� Mission Point 8:03 - Chatelech 8:12. Selma  Park 8:18-Davis Bay 8:23- Hall/101 8:32 ^Trailer  Park 8:40 - Henry/Reed 8:42 - Reed/Park 8:44 -  Gibsons Elementary 8:47 - Elphinstone 8:49.  101/Conrad 8:58 - Orange 9:00 - Roberts Creek  Elementary 9:06.  ROUTE SIX: Roberts Creek (East)/Sandy Hook  Metcalfe 7:46 a.m. - Cemetery 7:52 - Orange/101  7:57 - Tyson 8:00 - Davis Bay 8:04 - Chatelech  8:14. Tillicum 8:30 - Sandy Hook 8:35 - Curcils  8:38 - Stockwells 8:40 - Reservation 8:42 - Sechelt  Elementary 8:46.  ROUTE SEVEN: Port Mellon/Elphinstone/  Langdale/Gibsons/Reed/Trailer Park/Pratt-  Chaster School /Gower Point /Pratt-Chaster School  Port Mellon 8:05 a.m. - Langdale Elementary  8:15 - Soames 8:20 - Elphinstone 8:25. Granthams  8:30 - Hopkins 8:38 - Langdale Elementary 8:40.  Prices 8:50 - Reed/Park 8:55 - Gibsons Elementary  8:58.   Reed/Payne 9:03 - Russell 9:05 - Trailer  Park 9:07 - Pratt /Kearton 9:11 - Pratt/Chaster  School 9:13 (Grades K-4). Pratt/Gower 9:16 -  Gower/Mabel 9:19 - Chaster/Knight 9:20 - Pratt/  Chaster School 9:22 (Grades K-4).  LUNCHTIME KINDERGARTEN RUNS  ROUTE IK: West Sechelt - Halfmoon Bay  School 11:30 a.m. - Derby 11:32 - Mason H:35 -  Redrooffs/101 11;39 - Eureka 11:45 - Southwood  ���1.1:50 - Halfmoon Bay 11:57 - Jolly Roqcr 12:05.  ROUTE 2K: Sechelt - Davis Bay - Sandy Hook  Arena* (*if necessary)  Sechelt Elementary 11:25 a.m. -Selma Legion  11:30 - Nestmans 11:32 - Davis Bay School 11:35 -  Bay 11:37 - Chapman 11:38 - East Porpoise Bay  Road 11:45 - Sandy Hook (if necessary) 11:55 -  West Porpoise Bay Road 12:05 -Arena (if necessary) 12:10 - School 12:15. (Note: Depending  upon registrations, it may prove possible to carry  Selma Park students'on Route 3K - shortening  the trip for Sandy Hook and Arena students,  if any.)  ROUTE 3K: Davis Bay - Tyson Road - Roberts  Creek - Selma Park - Sechelt  Davis Bay School 11:30 - Tyson Road 11:33 -  Roberts Creek School 11:45. Beach/Flume 11:50 -  Hanbury 11:54-Hall/101 11:58- Bayview 12:04 -  Nestman Road 12:20 - Selma Legion 12:23 -  Sechelt Elementary 12:28. (Note: Depending  upon registrations Routes 2K and 3K may be revised jointly to provide better scheduling to Selma  Park, Sandy Hook and Arena students.)  ROUTE 4K: Langdale -Gibsons - Pratt /Chaster  Langdale Elementary 11:20 - Soames 11:24 -  Granthams 11:28. Gibsons Elementary 11:45  (taking home morning shift students) - Prices  (if necessary) 11:50 - Reed/Park 11:55 - Gibsons  Village as required. Pratt/Chaster Elementary  12:05 (taking home morning shift students) -  Pratt/Gower 12:07 - Gower/Mabel 12:10 - Chaster/Knight 12:11. Gospel Rock 12:15 - Gibsons  Village as required - Gibsons Elementary 12:30  (with afternoon shift students). Reed/Payne  12:32 - Russell 12:34 - Trailer Park 12:36 - Pratt/  Kearton .. 12:40 - Pratt/Chaster School 12:45  (with afternoon shift students) (Note: In order to  minimize mileage and to permit separate drop .  off and pick up runs.it will be necessary to assign  students to morning or afternoon shifts according  to area of residence. Depending upon actual  registrations it may prove necessary to modify  the above routes however.)  AFTERNOON RUNS  ROUTE   ONE:      Gibsons/Trailer   Park/Elphinstone/Sechelt/West Sechelt/Half moon Bay.  Gibsons  Elementary  3:15  -  Reed/Park   3:18  -  Reed/Henry 3:20 - Trailer Park 3:24 - Elphinstone.   Loads up with students, in this order of  priority: 1. Halfmoon Bay: 2r West Sechelt:  3. Sandy Hook: 4. Students having jobs in Sechelt:  5. Others from Sechelt. Leaves Elphinstone  3:35 - Sechelt 4:00 - Chatelech 4:02 - Derby 4:05 -  Mason/Norwest 4:07 - Wakefield/101 4:10 -  Redrooffs/101 4:14 - Southwood 4:20 - Halfmoon  Bay 4:28 - Jolly Roger 4:33.  ROUTE TWO: West Sechelt /Selma Legion/  Arena/Sandy Hook.  Sechelt Elementary 3:10 - Chatelech 3:15 - West  Sechelt Elementary 3:20 - Sechelt Elementary  3:28 - Chatelech 3.30 - Selma Legion 3:35 (turns) -  Arena 3:45 - Sandy Hook/Tillicum 4:03 - Sechelt  4:13 (picks up seniors from Route One) Sandy  Hobk 4:257  ROUTE THREE: Halfmoon Bay/Davis Bay/  West Sechelt/Halfmoon Bay.  Halfmoon Bay Elementary 2:25 p.m. - Jolly Roger  2:33 (turns) - Southwood 2:49 - Fawn 2:53. Sechelt  Elementary 3:00 - Nestman 3:06 - Heather 3:07 -  Davis Bay Wharf 3:09 - Sechelt Elementary 3:18 -  Chatelech 3:20 - West Schelt Elementary 3:25 -  Redrooffs/101 3:30 - Southwood 3:35 - Halfmoon  Bay 3:43 - Jolly Roger 3:50.  ROUTE FOUR: Selma Park/Roberts Creek  (West)/Highway/Elphinstone/Sechelt.  Sechelt Elementary 3:05 - Chatelech 3:10 - Selma  3:14 - Nestman 3:15 - Heather 3:16. Hall/101  3:24 - Roberts Creek Elementary 3:26 - Beach/  Flume 3:30 - Hanbury 3:35 - Crowe 3:42 - Oldershaw 3:45 - Cemetery 3:47 - Elphinstone 3:50 to  Sechelt via Highway 4:20.  ROUTE FIVE: Davis Bay/Wilson Creek/Roberts  Creek (Lower Road)/Elphinstone/Sechelt.  Sechelt Elementary 3:05 - Chatelech 3:10 - nonstop to Davis Bay Wharf 3:17 - Davis Bay Elementary 3:19 - Mission Point 3:22 - Browning Road  3:25 - Roberts Creek Elementary 3:30 - Metcalfe  3:32- Maskell 3:34 - Cemetery 3:38 - Elphinstone  3:42 - to Sechelt via Reed Road. Trailer Park and  Lower Road 4:12-Arena4:17.  ROUTE SIX7 Gibsons Area and Late Sechelt.  Gibsons Elementary 3:15 - Prices 3:20 - Gibsons  Elementary 3:25 - Pratt/Kearton 3:30 - Pratt/  Chaster School 3:35 - Pratt/Gower 3:40 - Gower/  Mabel 3:43 - Chaster/Knight 3:44 - Pratt/Chaster  School 3:45 - Trailer Park 3:51 - Reed /Henry 3:53 -  Reed /Payne 3:54 - Elphinstone 3:57- Gower/  Pratt 4:04 - Gower/Mable 4:07 - Chaster /Knight  4:08 - Elphinstone 4:15 - Sechelt 4:45.  ROUTE SEVEN: Langdale/Port Mellon/Gran-  thams/Gibsons Village/Elphinstone/Port Mellon.  Langdale 2:55 - Port Mellon 3:05 - Langdale 3:15 -  Soames 3:19 - Granthams 3:23 - Gibsons Elementary 3:30 - Headlands 3:34 - Franklin/Gower  3:36 - Gower/Pratt 3:38 - Elphinstone 3:43 -  Soames 3:48 - Langdale 3:53 - Port Mellon 4:03. 4.  Coast News, August 30,1977.  TESTAMENT FOR A FRIEND  When I departed the city,  many years back, I left a lot of  people behind me. Most of them,  I was not at all loath to leave.  Some other bum would fill my  barstool and as long as he had  entrance-fee or better, they'd  scarcely know the difference. But  I left a few friends also. They  were mostly guys who, at one  time or another, had helped me  through crises and although our  paths were destined to diverge  radically, I could never completely forget them. One such was a  fellow by the name of Ray Smith.  Actually, of all the people I  knew on the street, Ray probably  helped me the most over the long  haul. He was in his early thirties  when I first met him, a slight,  blonde man with a moustache  who always maintained a neat,  dapper appearance whatever the  nature of his finances. Actually,  when I initially knew him, Ray  worked quite steadily. He was a  cabbie and drove for most of the  downtown outfits at one time pr  another. He was also a devoted  racetrack buff in those days and  introduced me to numerous  horsey characters with names like  Quinella Bob and Greensheet  Cassidy. Like most of the street-  people, myself certainly not  excepted, he was overly fond of  the sauce but at this point, he  was living with a woman and  keeping his intake moreorless  under control.  Jtay and I lived only a few  blocks away from each other in  the West End. He, his girl-friend  and my lady of the moment, often  went beering together. We  shared a common interest in cartooning and became quite close  friends. I was also trying to  write without any remarkable  success but Ray kept my spirits  up with encouraging comments  every now and then. Ray's  fortunes were keeping a fairly  steady course at this juncture but  mine were definitely on the downgrade. I was scraping bottom  financially and to add to my problems, the couple who ran the  rooming-house where I stayed,  decamped one night, several  months in arrears to the real-  estate   outfit   that   owned   the  Pages  from a Li Fe-Log  Peter Trower  place. It was sold to a madam  who planned to turn it into a  combination brothel-bootleg  joint and I was evicted.  I spent a  nomadic two months crashing on  the floors and couches of various  friends, including Ray.    Finally,  he    located    me    a    dirt-cheap  sleeping-room  in   the   Kitsilano  district. The house was owned by  the sister of one of Ray's former  girl-friends.   The latter lady, an  attractive blonde was estranged  from her husband and lived on  the top-floor.   We discovered to  our mutual amazement that we  had   met  briefly   several   years  before in Kitimat. We had dated  once on  one occasion and  not  struck it off at all but the lady  had somehow  mellowed during  the interim.    We became quite  chummy which was convenient,  under the circumstances.     She  took to frequently feeding me and  otherwise brightening my poverty-hounded   existence.      I   was  much-indebted to Ray for steering  me   into   such   a   pleasant  situation.    I stayed there for a  good many months during which  time,  I did  my  elsewhere-described hitch with the Loganberry  Lancers.   Ray had taken a warehouseman's job up north and was  out of town during much of this  period.    He had developed an  unshakable belief (shared by few)  that I would someday make it as  a writer and seemed bound to be  my benefactor.    He insisted on  lending me money that I wasn't,  by any means, too proud to take  although I had no idea when I  would ever be  able  to  pay  it  back.   I suppose, between Betty  (the upstairs lady) and  Ray,  I  was a sort of kept man.   I hid in  my room  and  wrote  reams  of'  bad poetry to justify, their faith.  I began to get a few conscience-  pangs toward the end of this  very-beholden situation. The  writing just wasn't worth a damn.  I began to seriously consider  chucking the whole far-fetched  business and getting the hell  back to work. Then my brother,  Chris handed me what seemed a  better proposition. My sister-in-  law Yvonne, wanted to return to  work and, since I am an adequate  cook, it was suggested that I  take over the household chores  in exchange for room, board and  a bit of spending-money. They  had rented a large house near  the waterfront in North Vancouver and I agreed to try my hand  at running it and writing on the  side. It sounded great on paper.  I won't go into my experiences  as a houseboy as this story is  ' about Ray and he figured little  in the year of my turnabout  experiment. Suffice to say that  it started out well-enough but by  the time it was over, I had learned  * firsthand, most of the root-causes  of.Women's Lib. I began drinking copious amounts of surepti-  tious sherry out of a growing  sense of bored entrapment. It  all ended messily with an uncharacteristic blow-up between  Chris and myself. When it was  over, I found myself back on  Granville Street with such of my  gear as I could carry and fifty  dollars to my name. It felt like  the end of the world and I landed  up maudlin drunk with a couple of  street-friends, in the Blackstone  beer-parlour. One of my friends  was living ��� with a woman who  owned a rooming-house and I  ended up there in a small, deadly  room with a broken window. I  lay for two days in a state of depression that was almost terminal. I don't know where it would  have gone from there, had not  my old friend learned of my  altered circumstances and propitiously showed-up. Ray's  timing was inspired. If I .ever  needed moral support it was at  that low-ebb of my life. He got  me moved out of that deadend  room under the Granville Bridge  and back up the street to the  Prince Henry Rooms where he  was staying. It was a cheap  walk-up full of retired hustling-  ladies and war pensioners but it  was relatively clean and a definite improvement on the room I"  had vacated. It was the beginning of my most total-immersion  in the shabby existence of the  street a day to day drowning of  sufficient totality and downand-  out significance to warrant a  chapter of its own. It marked my  swan-song as a full-time pub-  ghost and guttersnipe. After  six-months of dank doings that  somehow included a brief, unlikely love-affair, I found I had  indulged my self-destructive tendencies to saturation-point.' Ray  continued to be supportive  throughout this period but it was  a wasted effort. I had become too  dispirited to write. In the end,  deep in debt both psychical and  monetarily,. I fled the grinding  city in a desperate attempt to  salvage my life and regain some  modicum of self-respect.  After my return to the country  and the healing labour of the  logging-camps, I naturally saw  less of Ray. We still got together  on my periodic visits to Vancouver and occasionally, he would  drop up to Gibsons for a visit but  the heyday of our camaraderie  was past. Over the subsequent  years, I managed to pay back  the money I owed him. Ray got  married and moved to the Interior for a couple of years but  when this brief union dissolved,  the city drew him back like a  magnet. It was the beginning of  a long and sad decline. His  drinking worsened and he was  no longer able to hold a cab-  driving job. Each time I saw him  now, he seemed more ground-  down and woebegone. A short  time ago, I was shocked and  saddened to learn that he had  died suddenly of a stroke. I  suppose most would call him a  loser but he was my friend at a  time when I had few real friends.  This piece is dedicated to his  memory.  .VSssufcJ  ��-.jNW0frlWW��i����M WWWHH f*M��M' 'f.  SPECIAL  LEAK SPEAKERS  reg. $1,500.00 pair  4195  NOW  pair  AGS. Solid State AM/FM  Stereo receiver including 8 track  record and playback (twin mikes)  auto, record changer,  two speakers and stand.  UU0I0 REFLEX  AUDIOVOX  23 CHANNEL  C.B. TRANSCEIVER  combined with  F.M. 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Lancaster stars as a United  States army intelligence officer  attached to die International  Health Organization in the gripping drama The Gmandra Crossing. The movie opens with  terrorists breaking into the headquarters of the international  agency in Geneva to plant a  bomb. They are intercepted by  guards and while escaping they  enter a room where a highly  contagious and quick-acting  pneumonic plague bacillus is  being developed. They break .  the bottles and beoome infected.  Within a few hours one of the  terrorists dies. Ihe other escapes to the train, already a  very sick man and spreading the  disease. Lancaster makes the  decision to detour the plague-  ridden train to a former concentration camp in Poland where  its 1,000 passengers can be  isolated from the rest of Europe.  Among the passengers aboard  the stricken Geneva to Stockholm express are notables played  by Richard Harris, Sophia Loren,  Lee Strasberg, O. J. Simpson,  Martin Sheen and Ava Gardner.  The Cassandra Gassing will be  shown Wednesdaythrough Saturday, August 31st to September  3rd.  The second feature film of the  week is entitled simply Ihe  Greatest and stars the colourful  heavyweight boxing champion of  the world Muhammad Ali. Ali  will portray himself in the film  which will run Sunday through  Wednesday, September 4th to  7th.  Come see our fine selection of  speakers, tape decks, amplifiers,  power antennas, digital clocks,  &. much much more.  OPENING SEPT. 1st  WAITER KERN  in the Uptown Plaza  (next to Andy's Drive In)  \h  Wed., Thur., Fri., Sat.       8:00p.m.  Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 2, 3. Mature  Warning: Some tightening scenes.  SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 4th        11:00 p.m.  LATE NIGHT DOUBLE HORROR!!  psscBHG kuuq  and  Occasional violent and frightening scenes.  (Not suitable for persons under age 13)  886-9733  Winner, Loser, Lover, Loudmouth  .THE MAN  A COLUMBIA/EMI Feature  c Columbia Pictutes Industries Inc 1977  Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed.  Sept. 4, 5, 6, 7. 8:00 p.m.  *5P  by Maryanne West  In time for the beginning of  the school year, Concern, Sunday  9:05 p.m. repeats a programme  about education, first broadcast  last fall. All the debates and  arguments over education finally  come down to what goes on in  the classroom between teacher  and students. This is a report  from the people who live with  education day after day, teachers  discuss their concerns, problems:  and ideals more frankly than  they usually can to parents.  Also on Sunday, Special Occasion 5:05 p.m. presents a two-  hour documentary on Gordon  Lightfoot, the person, his career,  his music and his business pursuits. The documentary which of  course includes much music was  compiled from 10 hours of conversation taped by Jim Bauer.  Lightfoot talks about his youth,  his divorce, his children, how  his songs came to be written and  how his fans have responded,  and assumes a new dimension  as his private image emerges.  Wednesday August 31  Afternoon Theatre: 2:04 p.m.  The Taxman Cometh by Sheila  Stewart.  The Elton John Story: 8:04 p.m.  Captain Fantastic, Part I.  Mosdy Musk:  10:20 p.m. Newsmakers choice of favourite musical selections, all week.  Nightcap:     1120 p.m.   Conversation with T.V. producer, Norman Campbell.  Thursday September 1  My Music: 2:04 p.m. BBC Quiz.  Playhouse:   8:04 p.m. The Sentinel Papers by   Eric  Hamblin,  Part II.  Jazz Radio-Canada: 8:30 p.m.  Part I. A discography of Jazz  Rock. Part II Frazer MacPherson  discusses the soprano saxophone.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Interview  with satirical novelist Donald  Barthelme.  Friday September 2  Souvenirs: 2:04 p.m. C.L. MacMiilan, M.D., recalls his days  as a country doctor on Cape  Breton;  Danny's Music:   8:04 p.m. CBC  broadcast recordings.  Country Road:    8:30 p.m. Ron  Kartman and Ruth McLean.  Nightcap:     11:20 p.m.  Portrait  of Tom Gallant.  Saturday September 3  Puree d'Ete:    11:30 a.m.  Peter  Sellers; Hudson and Landry.  Quirks & Quarks:     12:10 p.m.  Science   Magazine.       Northern  lights; history of Insulin, drug  research; bird migration.  Prince of Wales Stakes: 1:30 pm.  Live from Fort Erie, Ontario'.  ��� Opera by Request:    2:04 p.m.  Versions of the story of Faust,  requested by A. Bahr, Michigan.  Remember the Music: 5:05 p.m.  with John Avison.  Between Ourselves:    9:05 p.m.  History  of the   folk   music,- of  Newfoundland,     prepared     by  Derek Pelley.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. War and  Other Measures, by Gary Geddes  the story of the death of Paul  Joseph Carpentier from an explosion in the men's washroom of  the House of Commons, 1966.  A fable for our times.. <  Music from the Shows: 11:05 pm.  The Moment that Stopped the  Show.  Sunday September 4  Summer Switchboard: 2:10 p.m.  Subject sport, host John Harvard,  Sports Special:   3:40 p.m. From  Dusseldorf and Sofia.  Musk     Makers     Internationale  4:05 p.m. Andrew Marshall in  conversation with Neville Marri-  ner, conductor of the Academy  of St. Martin in the Fields.  Special   Occasion:      5:05   p.m,  Gordon Lightfoot.  Musk de Chez Nous:   7:05 p-m.  Quintette  a   Vent   du   Quebec,  Hindemith, Hetu, Mozart. ?  Concern: 9:05 p.m. Schools.       *  Monday September 5  Crime Serial: 2:04 p.m. Inspector  West at Bay by John Creasey.  Part III.  Pick of the Goons: 8:04 p.m.  The Affair of the Lone Banana.  Gold Rush: .8:30 p.m. Triumph,  Interview with Carl Palmer,  drummer for Emmerson Lake and  Palmer. ;  Mosdy Musk: 10;20 p.m. CBC  Vancouver Chamber Orchestra,  The Moldau, Smetana. Synv  phony No. 6, Dvorak. ,  Nightcap:        11:20   p.m.    Film  writer-director Paul Battel.  Tuesday September 6  My Word: 2:04 p.m. BBC quiz.  .  Frank Mulr:   8:04 p.m. A comic  look at pride.  Touch the Earth: 8:30 p.m,  Singer-guitarist Colin Linden.  Music scene in Austen Texas.  Mostly Music: 10;20 p.m.  Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Mossolov, Stravinsky,  Honegger.  Nightcap:       11:20   p.m.   Holography.        -.. >:-,:_.., ���;.-!   ' .X-     :���vv7;_-..  Marching for peace?  From   the   United   Church   of  fence bill for equipment for our  armed forces will be at a minimum $1.8 billion annually.  Spending is now about four hundred and fifty million.  In the United States, despite  a president committed to nuclear  disarmament, the Senate and  Congress still fear the old Communist bogey and, presumably,  the Russians build up' their  missiles and bombers for similar  concerns about capitalism.  Surely disarmament is not a  foolish Utopian dream. Surely we  do not require the weapons of  world destruction simply to  handle terrorists or jungle warfare. Surely to postpone the day  of wrath and carnage is a laudable  effort.  Where then are the active and  clamorous voices for peace?  Where are the people who protested so vigorously the war in  Vietnam? Where are the true  peace parties, the parades for  disarmament?  The people who took to the  streets to stop war should now  march for peace. \  We 're supposed to be at peace.  With the horrors of the Vietnam war fading into history, the  armed struggles of liberation  movements in Africa and the activities of Middle East terrorists  are the main threats to world  stability. The fact that these  mini-wars are fairly light and non-  proliferating weapons curtails  somewhat their potential for  destruction.  We do not minimize these  struggles, nor do we say that  anything less than total peace  is the proper goal of all right-  minded people. However, it  seems that although we are at  peace, defence expenditures are  at an all-time high in most of the -  world.  And how is there to be peace  when   the   armaments   industry  and the military of most countries -  . - east and west - are engaged in ,  a race that defies all logic?  Canada has just purchased 130  new fighter aircraft for the largest  defence expenditure in our history and it is only the beginning.  By 1981, it is estimated our de-  THIS WEEK'S  SPECIAL  llTTbcfeAT  TIM'S lCVe?A.H��SfiO  I  SALE  '5  T.J's  has a sound idea  for every budget.  If  STEREO EQUIPMENT NOW IN STOCK  SUNNYCREST   CENTER  0 GIBSONS 886-9111 -5  l^   ��   _  txifaJ  1  GROUCHO  L  i I think it's the movie A Day at  ihe Races, that Groucho Marx  played a just-returned african  'explorer. The scene takes place  in the palatial estate of the broad-  bottomed Margaret Dumont, the  prim and proper matron who  served as straight man in many  ofthe Marx brothers comedies.  Groucho made his entrance in  a litter, carried by four bearers,  and jumped off to pace wildly  "around the room, fluffing out his  coattails like a demented duck,  waggling his eyebrows, rolling  ���his eyes, and doing things with  a cigar that defy rational description. He sang a small song:  "Hello my name is Snorer, the  african explorer...", to the tune  that was eventually to become his  theme song. In the midst of this  ���madness, a gentleman guest in  the scene faints, and falls to the  floor. Groucho runs over, lifts  the man's wrist, and looks up  'at the audience. "Either this  man is dead or my watch has  stopped."  ��� Unfortunately, the watches  don't stop. Men die, and Groucho is gone. Perhaps it's just as  well. Success had begun to stick  its clammy fingers into all of  his pockets. There is a lengthy  legal battle now taking place  over his estate, and the recent  prying by the media into his  deteriorating physical condition  Were tinged with the usual bald  tastelessness. I confess I was  glad that he should be allowed to  die quietly, rather than being  picked to death by the increasing  pack of vultures that surrounded  him. It's often regrettable, the  way we seem compelled to worry  the bones of those we make  famous.  Had  Groucho  been   able   in  those final days, he would have  '  disdained the entire manner of  his exit.   His was a humour that  played  no favourites,   and''cut  Rock hounds  starting up  . The Sunshine Coast Lapidary  Club is starting a new season with  a meeting on September 7th.  As last year, the club will sponsor  weekly workshops where instruction in cutting, shaping and  polishing rocks and semi-precious  stones will be given to members.  Also, lessons in silver-smithing  were sponsored and practice  :sessions were held. If enough  interest is shown, this will be  repeated this year. Several  field trips to hunt for material  were held and this year the first  field trip will be in September  ito Spencer, Idaho for fire opal.  A display case of lapidary work  was shown in the Gibsons Library  ancjtTthere are plans to continue  this again. Anyone wishing to  join the club or wishing further  information should phone the  secretary, Mrs. Marie Swallow  at 886-7753.  !  Faustmann S  across social lines that were previously sacrosanct. Everything  false fell to his fire. Organized  religion took a beating in one of  the stories he told about meeting  a priest. The priest said to him:  "Mr. Marx, I'd like to thank you  for all the joy you've put into the  world." "Yes. And I'd like to  thank you," said Groucho, "for  all the joy you've taken out of  the world."  The capacious-bosomed Ms.  Dumont, mentioned above, was,  as Hubert Evans might have described her, "a woman whose  Christian duty took in a lot of  territory." She was totally shock-  able, and in the movies she made  with the brothers, she was always  in a state of shock. In another  scene, with a war going on outside, Groucho and Dumont are in  a room together when a shell  flies through the window. Groucho leaps up and closes the windows. "Professor Quacken-  bush!" shrieks the lady, "what  are you doing?" "I'm fighting  for your virtue," returns Groucho, "which is more than you've  ever done." There was always a  hint of lechery about him. In  another movie, Groucho is the  dean of a college, interviewing a  young student and his coed girlfriend. The student has admitted  to doing several things quite  outside the rules, but it is the  coed whom 7 Groucho directs to  stay after school. "But why  should I stay after school?" she  squeaks, "I didn't do anything  wrong." "Yes," says Groucho,  "but it wouldn't be any fun  keeping him after school."  Everyone's willing to talk  about sex these days, but in the  forties, when the Marx brothers  made their films, and in the fifties, when Groucho hosted the  TV quiz show You Bet Your life,  sex was still a source for humour  rather than a source of exhaustive  >:rf��h�� g^�����<>n-  introspection. Chico, in his  shapeless hat, dumped wallpaper^ paste on vamps in clinging dresses, and Harpo chased  the ladies around, squeaking at  them with his bulb horn, or introducing them to a rubber turkey.  But the height of this ribaldry  was probably attained one night  when Groucho was interviewing  a couple on his quiz show. The  man announced that he had ten  children. "Ten!" said Groucho,  and his mouth fell open for a  second. * 'Listen," he said, "I  like a good cigar, but I take it  out sometimes."  The movies Groucho made  with his brothers are still film  classics, as timely today as they  were thirty years ago. They remain as sprightly, surprising,  uproarious, and as fast paced as  the day they were made. They  still have the ability to shock  modern audiences with their irreverence and wit, and they're  still bellyachingly funny. For  sheer zany, nonsensical action  they'll never be duplicated, and  even in their time they were  unique. The Marx brothers, for  instance, were the first people  to use black people in their films,  in parts specially written for  them. For this was a humour with  social conscience, and beneath  the laughter there were things  being said.  How desperately our society  needs a fool to look it in the eye,  and then laugh at it loudly.  Groucho Marx did just that. By  playing the ridiculous little man,  libidinously waddling through  the cardboard scenery of our pretensions, he gave us the gift of  laughter, the ability to see ourselves as, the ridiculous little  men we often are. He .did it  fearlessly and he did it well.  ' He wasn't careful about who he  poked fun at. And I like to think  even death took it's share of  abuse before it finally got him. I  can almost imagine the grim  reaper standing over Groucho's  bed, and I think I can even see  Groucho opening his eyes 'to  stare unhesitantingly back. It's  a matter of conjecture what  Groucho Marx might say to  death, but it pleases me to think  he. might have used one of his  most oft-quoted lines: "I never  forget a face, but in your case  I'll make an exception."  "���; There may be a bit less laughter; nw that Groiichd is gone.  m  The Tarfh Stove  ���W-. 7>a-^T r- -v-*^--%->w^.   ^^,-r  What's an  earth stove?*  Just possibly the best  '^ wood stove you can buy!  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The moon  afflicted in Gemini' and other  poor travel aspects warn us to  buckle those seat belts - especially on Monday.  Mars and Jupiter are closely  aligned in Cancer and this aspect  often coincides with fire damage  to homes and hotels - so make  sure those burners are turned  "OFF".  Babies born mid-week will  develop a very original and optimistic outlook on life whilst  Labor Day arrivals will be extremely restless and attracted to  the unusual. Let's wish them  luck.  ABIES (March 21 - April 19)  Although employment frustrations may continue till mid  September, social life becomes  more pleasurable in the mean  time. You in particular, Aries,  should guard your home against  fires during the next few days.  TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)  The desire to improve domestic  conditions is felt soon. Practice  extra tolerance with loved ones  | B^jpP\ ElUngham's    I  % .R^T   .        *   Astrology j  Coast News, August 30,1977  5.  when discussing financial matters  this weekend.   Good news continues to pour in.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Something is still bothering  you at home and your increased  restlessness will be questioned.  Unexpected invitations will  surprise and please you. Impulsive buying habits should be  checked during September.  CANCER (June 22 - Jury 22)  Although newly found energy  and optimism still spur you on,  misunderstood messages, poorly  timed visits, and sudden financial,  news may slow you down for a  while.  LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22)  1 Venus, now in.your sign for a  month, encourages you to spruce  up your appearance and dignity.  Sudden, magnetic attractions  occur at this time. Weekend  financial transactions are confusing.  'al  VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)  Old friends and acquaintances  become very helpful soon but  neglected financial duties require immediate attention. Extreme restlessness mars your  heed to relax on the long weekend.  LIBRA {Sept. 23-Oct. 23)  Messages and short visits are  again unexpectedly bothersome  during the' holiday weekend .but  September is.excellent for promoting your image, honor and  position.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22)  Close friends and associates  may be the source of irritating  financial upsets as the week  closes. Relationships require  extra understanding now. An  excellent academic year lies  ahead for those of you pursuing  further education or specialized  training. 77  SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 - Dec 21)  Any recent confusion should  begin to clear now as Neptune  moves more' positively through  your sign, so don't be afraid to  tell people-, close to you exactly  where you stand 7' Benefits from  investments, insurance and  joint finances are due in September.  CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19)  More energy is directed towards improving relations with  others during September but remember to consider other points  of view. Overdoing weekend  activities; may trigger minor  health upsets. Take it easy.  AQUARIUS (Jan20-Feb 18)  Willingness to expend extra  energy, on the employment scene  is worthwhile for those seeking  promotions during the next few  weeks. A loved one's indecision  and unexpected rebelliousness  will test your patience at the end  ofthe week. _  PISCES (Feb. 19 -Mar. 20)  A burst of social activities  Will be enjoyed.throughout September but this weekend's home  environment is likely to be unusually tense -a good enough  reason for leaving it for a few  .days;"  Complete Selection  ���  of Mobile Homes  24x44 to 24x60  12x68 Deluxe units  14x52,14x60  and 14 x 70 available    .  NOW IN STOCK  14x60 Highwood  14x70 Highwood  Drop in and view!  Ali units may be furnished and  decoratedJto your own taste.  Park space available for both  single and double wides.  COAST HOMES.     \  Across from  Sechelt Legion  Dave: 8854859  evenings ~  Bill: 885-2084 7  evenings   r7  yLJISSfF/EZ? ADS  RESTAURANT  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza ;.���  Gibsons 886-8015  Featuring the finest In  Cantonese and Western Cuisine  SPECIAL GROUP DINNERS  OF CHINESE FOOD  Open 4:30 -10:00 p.m.  Closed Wednesday  DINE   IN   OR   TAKE   OUT  i������i  i  *^>&  L_.  Through September 1977  From the beginning of September all provincial highways and most municipal signing will  be converted to the metric system as quickly  as possible. Signs designating distances in  miles will be changed to kilometres (km).  Speed zones in miles-'per-hour will be changed  to kilometres-per-hour (km/h). New metric  speed signs will become legal when they are  posted. Overpass arid bridge clearances will  be signed in both feet and metres.  HERE'S HOW DISTANCE SIGNS WILL BE CHANGED:  NEW  km  __?*.'  PARKSVILLE 37  CAMPBELL RIVER      154  PARKSVIl'F 23  CAMPBE>.l h'VER       96  WHY THE RUSH?  This is an important part of Canada's nationwide metric programme to convert all standard measurements to the decimal system - the  simple arithmetic method used by most countries in the world.  We have already become accustomed to the  change in heat measurement from fahrenheit  to Celsius. Weights will change from ounces to  grams; pounds to kilograms. Fluid measurements are already changing froth pints, quarts  and gallons to standardized litres. Distances  will be measured in millimetres (1/1000metre);  centimetres (1/100 metre); metres and kilometres (1000 metres).  It has been found in other countries that  phases of metric conversion introduced "cold  turkey" gain the quickest acceptance. Those  of us who laboured as schoolchildren to convert feet to yards to miles may have a little  trouble at first; but metric is being taught in  our schools; it is the universal language of  scientists and engineers; and, in the near future, will see full useage in the United States.  Let's do it now! ,  DISTANCE  One kilometre (km) is .621 of a mile.One mile is  1.609 kilometres (km); However, the easiest  way to visualize a kilometre is as % of a mile.  Here's a simple example of conversion:  SPEED  Remember, that as they are posted, new speed  zones in kilometres-per-hour (km/h) automatically become legal, even though they  may riot be a precise conversion from the prer.  vious speed limit irimph. Here are.some you  should become familiar with as soon as possible.  SPEEDOMETERS  Most 1977 and all 1978 model cars have speedometers and odometers calibrated in km/h  and krir. Some earlier model cars have speedometers with dual calibrations. If your speedometer indicates only mph, you may find this  conversion scale handy: Familiar speeds are in  large type: 7 ;j.  'mw  w&  MAXIMUM  km/h  MAXIMUM  km/h  km/ho k> ��30*o5060���8090100  . [ . i ,'-.r -ij-'..; I- '���i���i���-J���L-���L  MPHo      1  II      - I-       II  20 30 40 50 60  "'"J1" >w ' *  KM  MAXIMUM t$&  ' St*  ���\��t..   v  myr  7  OLD  iSWrtZ**".'.  jEXfT  50  km/h  100 km  8  x5.  _500_  8  62.5 miles  or  100 miles x 8 _  5  800 __  5   ~  160 km  On winding highways we urge extra caution  in approaching curves with advisory speed  signs converted to km/h. These signs warn  you what speedthe curve or corner may be  safely negotiated at. Take it slowly until you  become thoroughly familiar with the metric  system/" 7-; 77:;,.-.-  Always drive at.the posted speed. You'll be  surprised at how little time you riealk) save  when you exceed speed limits:   .  7  Thktihm  Here are some tips:       /  1. Think (and talk) kilometre. Make it family fun  while driving together. 7  2. When taking short, familiar trips mentally convert your mileage to kilometres. Remember the  5:8 formula.  3. On longer trips, make sure you have a current  "Beautiful British Columbia" road map(published  by Tourism British Columbia, Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry) available at  tourist information centres. It.has conversion  tables for most destinations. in. the province and  nearby.  4. Keep our metric folder in your, vehicle.  Overhead clearances. Both advance and facia  signs for limited clearance overpasses will be in ���  metres. For a reasonable period dl time, a.sigrt in  feet will appear for a short distance in advance of  the metric signs:; '���'���';  Fuel consumption. Gasoline will continue to be  sold by the gallon until January, 1979 when they  will commence conversion to litres. Kilometres  per gallon will be used to measure fuel consumption until that time.  Province of British Xkriiimbla^  Ministry of Highways and Public Wdrks  \  \i 6. Coast News, August 30,1977.,  Nutrition notes  Question: My family grow tired  &f citrus fruits and juices when  A serve these every day. How  eree can be sure they are getting  enough vitamin C?  Answer: With the arrival of  summer, we have a wide variety  of fresh fruits and vegetables  available. Many of these are  rich in vitamin C. One serving-of  any of the following fruits or  vegetables will meet the recommended daily level for vitamin C:  cantaloupe, strawberries, watermelon, broccoli, brussel sprouts,  caluiflower, cabbage, green  pepper or a whole tomato.  Question: How can soybeans be  used?  Answer: Soybeans can be used to  increase the protein content of  food mixtures. In order to prepare the beans, they must be  soaked   overnight   in   three   to  four times as much water as there  are beans. One cup of beans will  expand to two and one-half cups  after cooking. To cook, bring the  beans to a slow boil in the water  in which they are soaked.  Reduce the heat and simmer  them until tender (about two  hours). If the beans have not  been soaked overnight, prepare  them in the following manner  before cooking. Cover the beans  with cold water. Bring to a boil  and simmer two minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand,  tightly covered, for one hour.  Recipes for soybean dishes can  be found in Recipes .for a Small  Planet by E. B. Ewald and Diet  for a Small Planet by F. M.  Lappe.  Question: What is the difference  in nutrient value between fresh,  canned and frozen vegetables?  Win a FREE 12-Inch World Globe  at this store!  For a chance to win, simply write  name, address and phone number on  the back of cash register tape, or  facsimile, and deposit in entry box  provided in store. Winner to be  drawn at close of business Saturday,  September 3rd., 1977. Winners will  be required to answer a skill-testing  question.  79*,  Ib  Canada Grade "A" #1  Chuck Steaks  Canada Grade "A" #1   Cross  Rib Roasts        $1.29 b  Regular  Grou n dBeef & over   59V  Fletcher's  Packaged  Wieners 69',.  California Thompson Seedless ^  Green Grapes       59*,b  Corn on the Cob   12/$1.00  Okanagan  Tomatoes 39*  Campbell's  Tomato Soup 1002 4/89'  Chelsea  Beans wPork 140, 2/55*  Kleenex Boutique  Paper Towels ^goM  99*  Kraft Canadian Single Thin & Regular  Cheese Slices, ,b$1.59  Answer: The vegetable in the  field or garden has the highest  nutrient value. As soon as it is is  or harvested, there is some loss  of nutrients. Canned and frozen  vegetables are both acceptable  as vegetable choices. There is  more loss of some nutrients  during canning than during  freezing. . Many nutrients are  found in the canned food liquid.  Therefore it is important that this  liquid is used and not discarded.  Queskra: Can yogurt be used as a  substitute for meat?  Answer: Yogurt is not considered  to be a substitute for meat because it does not provide the  amounts oif certain nutrients  that would be found in a comparable serving of meat. Nutrients  found in meat include protein,  iron and thiamine. Nutrients  found in milk include protein,  calcium and riboflavin.  Question: Does butternut have  the same food value as skim milk?  Answer: Buttermilk has almost  the same food value as skim  milk with the following exceptions:  1. Skim milk has less that .1%  butterfat. Buttermilk* has .5%  tol.5%butterfat.  2. Skim milk must be fortified  with vitamins A and D. Buttermilk does not have to be fortified  with these vitamins and very  likely is not.  Therefore the main difference  between skim milk and buttermilk  are a slightly different level of  fat and differing amounts of the  vitamins A and D.  Question: The label of chocolate milk states that something  *���*  Vnxittp  Jfoobs  DELI  and  HEALTH FOODS I  In Beautiful  Gibsons Harbour  one block from  ^Government Wharf j  886-2936  Soon to be your  Photb-Fh felting  service int he  Gibsons Harbour  ' area.  Dutch Oven  FlOUr 20 lb. Bag  *2.59  2/79*  Seven Farms & Alpha  Evap. Milk   is��.  Libby's Sweet & Unsweet.  Orange Juice 48oz  79*  Harvest  Margarine aib.^. *1.49  Purex      4-Roi, Pkg.  Bathroom Tissue   99*  Scott Refills     100ft.  Wax Paper    2/*1.00  We reserve the right to limit quantities.  HOPKINS  STORE  The Neighbourhood Store  with Supermarket prices.  called carrageenah has been  added. What exactly does/this  do? :>*.  Answer.: Carrageenan is a food  additive which keeps the chocolate particles from separating  out and settling to the bottom of  the container.  Question: What is your opinion  on the use of protein powders by  athletes or young men trying to  improve taeir physiques?  Answer: The average Canadian  diet provides an overabundance  of protein - deficiences of this  nutrient are rare in North America. Protein which is taken in  excess of the body's requirement  for growth, maintenance and  repair is converted into energy  and either burned through activity or stored as fat. Excesses will  not improve endurance nor  enable the body to. become more  muscular. The athlete does need  extra calories, but protein foods  or powders are an expensive way  of providing these calories.  Question: I enjoy adding raw  mushrooms to salads as well  as using them in casseroles,  sauces, etc. Do they offer much  nutritional value?  Answer: As well as adding a  special flavour to many dishes;  mushrooms offer some of the B  vitamins including folic acid,  and they are also very low in  calories.  Question: Is it true that you can  increase the iron in your diet  by using cast-iron cook ware?  Answer: Yes, foods cooked in  cast-iron pots or frying pans can  absorb small amounts of iron,-  thus adding extra iron to the  diet. The widespread use of  aluminum, stainless steel, and  non-stick pans has almost eliminated this supply.  Question: I have heard that it  isn't wise to eat too much spinach, because it can interfere with  the way your body uses certain  nutrients. Is there any truth to  this?  Answer: Spinach contains a substance called oxalic acid, which  can bind with calcium, making it  less available to the body. Thus  although spinach contains a  fairly high level of calcium, it is  not considered a good calcium  source, because of the oxalic  acid. It is felt, however, that if  ah individual is eating other high  calcium foods during the day,  such as milk or milk products, the.  effects/ of the ssul_Wh are hot  sufficient-, to> .^fl_HH|,;iconcjjp  Spinach is aricWMMMe7ofvitaini!  A, and is low m calories,-'so is,  ,     ->>   ��"0     ,��&��**_  The ferry terminal at Horseshoe Bay is the background for this picture of a ferry and a  seagull. The gull, oblivious of ferries and photographers both, seems intent on procuring  some supper.  Harmony Hall  still a valuable good.  m^mmmmwmmmmmammmm*  The advertisers on these pages :  are members of:  GIBSONS HARBOUR  BUSINESS ASSOCIATION  4&t  .OR4  SCiES  9S  AGENCIES LTD i**��*23*  RON MCSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  ESTATE  *  INSURANCE  1589 Marine Drive Gibsons,  OFFICE: 886-2248  .���77 *??��� ���>:������,/?������  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  by Jim Holt  Well folks here we go again  on the latest of things about  to happen. First of all I hope you  have all had a good summer  and are all refreshed and rarin to  go for the Fall Session, which I  assure you is going to be a busy  one, so I ask for your co-operation  in all the events that are going to  take place. We have had and still  have a number of our members in  hospital during the recess but  I sincerely hope they are on the  way to full recovery by this time.  They are as follows: Mary Steel,  taking tests, Ida Dinsley, in  Intensive Care and Carl Fraser.  I think Carl is getting a set of  Monkey Glands installed so if you  see him swinging from the lights  don't be alarmed. Sorry to hear  that our dear friend Louise  Barnes lost her brother a couple  of weeks ago. We extend our con-  doloences to Louise in this her  time of trouble. First thing on the  Agenda is the trip to the P.N.E.  ..   and Grouse Mountain on August  |?$pI^(We^  "*';i subsidized ���'trip*to Bellingham,  date to be set. This should be in  September so would have to be  decided at our September  General Meeting. Third, date  to be set for our Fall Tea and  Bazaar, which 1 imagine will be  held some time in October.  Fourth, Carpet Bowling will  commence on September 7th, so  all you Carpet Bowlers get out for  this event. I have also got in mind  a plan for our First Anniversary  Celebration for the opening  of our hall for September 24th.  This will be for Seniors Only.  I have been in contact with our  good friend Emery Scott of  Sechelt Branch 86 and he is  quite willing to bring the Orchestra down to play his toe-tapping  music. We also have to discuss a  Christmas Lights trip to Vancouver,   seeing   that   we   didn't  ���iV  have one last year as we were too  busy with the goings on at the  Hall. Also to be discussed at  the meeting will be our New  Year's Ball. This will be my  last official function as your  President, so let's get out and  discuss all these matters at our  next General Meeting, which by  the way will be held, on account  of the Labour Day weekend, a  week later, on Monday, September 12th. The BranijuBjfego  will be held the followi|B_fl_MfeHr  - September 19th. \t* ����� _���*>  going to start our ThutMsfr.Jsjht  Bingo on September1' fStfi at  8 p.m., and would be very  pleased to see all our past patrons  from last year at the opening  session. Anyone wanting  to join our. organization will be  more than welcome, and I am  sure you will derive a great  benefit from it. Vic Eckstein is  our Recording Secretary and  would be more than pleased to  take your application. �����  : This is all the news I: have for ,  this time, and will be the last-  report before we open up again in  September, so please keep the  dates in mind - I have repeated  them below. So until 1 see you on  the Bus for the Exhibition I will  sign off for this time. Until then,  AdiosAmigos.  Yours sincerely,  Jim Holt.  Please keep these dates in mind  P.N.E. Exhibition - Aug. 31st.  Carpet Bowling Sept. 7th.  General Meeting - Sept. 12th.  Thursday Night Bingo - Sept.15th  Anniversary Dance - ��ept. 24th  New Year's Ball - Dec. 31st.  For those wishing to contact  Louise Barnes, her address  is:  Mrs.    Louise    Barnes,    4246  Williams St.,N.Burnaby. V5C-3J6  ALL SPORTS  Marine  Inc.  JUST IN!  A New Shipment off  GERBER  Hunting Knives  886-9303  Terry Amiel of Peninsula Cleaners and Laundry  and Jim Frye of die Bank of Montreal turn over  to Sue Rhodes of the Sea Cavalcade Committee  a cheque for $600.00. The cheque  contribution of the Gibsons Harbour  Association.  *i_S  was  the  Business  The Hawk Stop  by The Hawk  Summertime is tourist time.  Every'1 July' and 'August ' those  visitors from near and far descend  upon our coast and fill the public  coffers to overflowing. I feel I  should be grateful to these  people, who are a major factor in  our local economy. Something  urges me to prostrate myself  and do obeisance to those camera  toting lords of commerce. But  alas, I cannot bring myself to do  it, for, every now "and then, I  am reminded that even these  princes of the dollar are fallible  and utterly human. Like the other  day when a man and his family  walked into the store.  "Hev yew andy thudpuckers in  this heah store?" he asked. Ah,  a ihless-ed traveller, to whom I  was obligated to show all the  hospitality of home to. If only  I could figure out what he was  talking about.  "I beg your pardon sir?" 1  said apologetically tugging at my  forelock. "Ah said, y'awll got  any thudpuckers in this he-ah  storuy?" "Oh," I said not  wanting to look foolish in front of  this man's family. "His poor  wife," I thought. "Er, sorry,"  I stammered, "we're fresh out of  thudpuckers sir."  "Why!" exclaimed the greasy  looking stranger with a triumphant look on his face, "Yew  got plen-y of thudpuckers!"  He pointed to the cooler full of  chickens behind me.  "Why did you try and tell me  yew didn't hev any ay?" he  sneered, "Don't you unerstand  Englsuh?" At this his whole  flock laughed gleefully. "Nother  thang, whah cain't chew get any  good waither up he-ah' Why  dow-un in Tenessee we'd call  this fa-11 not summah!''  I set my teeth in a hideous  grin and suffered through it all.  'We have a special smile for  you'   I   thought    -    FORCED!.  He finally left,  taking  his four,u:,  smelling brood with him. "They?  hadn't   bought   a 'single* thiid-v.d"  plucker!  - or7anything else for *  that matter.    The day was not'*-'���''  complete however  '^  While putting out a bunch of'""'  eggs awhile later, in. walked'-"^  another tourist. "Pardon me/'i^i  he said, "could I have ay 'alf��f��-  a doozen oofs, please." I glanced;n ^  at the side ofthe egg carton and ^>>T  printed in French and there in-m:?  big black letters stood> out- the"1  word Oeufs gross' I picked up-*-'1  a dozen. Odds teeth we had a-"'u"?!;  problem. "This is ay doozen^"*���-���'  admonished my customer,- "ah' :'''  wood lak only ay alf a doozen."1-'1'  "Yes Sir," I said cheerfully.' At^a  least he hadn't asked for thud->>���'>���'  pluckers. "I'll cut the package >-*>���>  in half right away." '"' ?��  Friends, let me tell you about'"^1  a case cutter - imagine -.a huge"* =l  incredibly sharp razor blades*  partially enclosed in metal. It'sw'n  sole purpose is to slash, maim.orfo  maim and destroy whatever gets. "3*  in its path. Imagine dear readerbm;  the effect pf said case cutter onrj>��  unsuspecting author's finger! 8  "Good Lord!" gasped the gentle-in.*.  man as I handed him his eggsbuii  and a free sample of blood. IboB  had cut them in half and then����"'T  again, my finger was in a similiar-'rii  state. "It's nothing!" I screamed r'i-  in agony. "Goodbye, so long,'*!'-'J  have a nice day!" I raced to the ->91  back cursing eggs, or ouefs^ T0  Pierre, and the blood that was"*^  squirting in prodigious amounts"  from my hand. But I lived! l'^-  have only a white scar, and a.' uo  mental block concerning Tenes-MIH  see to remind me of that awfulu'.:<i  day. Looking back on it andjjoi  other experiences, I have come toj�� .s  the conclusion long ago reached ou  by an anonymous male chauvinist***  friend of mine - "Tourists are *  like pets and women, you can't $  live with them and you can't1.) J  live without them." 7 !  Crafts & Hobbies  Enter Our  MODEL CONTEST  Contest open to ages  16 and under  For further information call  886-2811  $25.00  first prize!  ��  ���-���'��  Ism  i, Fish Talk  By Gerry Ward  One of the oddities that we  often see in our dealers'aquar-  iums is the Hatchet Fish, usually  the ones that are brought in 'are  the silver marbled and the robust  Hatchet Fish. Some dealers will  not stock these fish very often  because of their eating habits,  which are at times quite finicky.  These fish range in size from  one and three-quarters to three  and a half inches, with a body  form which is deep from the  dorsal ridge to the anus, but very  slender through the sides. They  have long curved pectoral fins  located just behind and a bit  below the eye. Their mouths are  located at the top forward section of their bodies, thus allowing  them easy access to their main  food which is flies.  One bad habit these fish possess is that of flight, they are  renowned for their ability to jump  through a crack as small as a  quarter of an inch in the canopy  cover. In the wild a Hatchet  Fish can glide from ten to fifteen  feet.  The   home   waters   for   the  Hatchet    Fishes    range    from  Panama to the Rio de la Plata in  Argentina.    All of the Hatchet  Fishes  are  non-aggressive   and  they will eat flake foods, but will  not fair well on just that diet.   It  is best to keep these fish in small  schools and if possible feed them  live foods which float, such as  mosquitoes, small house flies, or  the   wingless   variety   of   fruit  fly.     Their  water  temperature  can   range   between   73   to   86  degrees    F.,    with   the    water  slightly acid and soft.   The best  type of tank should be long and  narrow. Some Hatchet Fish have  been bred in captivity but very  seldom and the reports are vague.  No, son that's not Wyat Earp.  That's Hagen Begg, set designer of The Beachcombers  and he'shelping host recent CBC pigr oast. ���' "   ���   ���  Gibsons Watch Program  The ebullient Mr. Gerussi discovers a mage cube by the salmon barbecue pit at the recent  CBC party.  A Freethinker's Pulpit  The views expressed In this  column are not necessarily those  of the Coast News,  by Andy Randall ,.   :.,i^^>   .<'���;?-  Tguess you wouldn't know who  was the first "Freethinker"?  No, I'm not talking now of Socrates, or Confucius, or some other  philosopher. Well they had this  person nailed up on some heavy  timbers for HIS freethinking.  And many of His followers, for  their freethinking, met an untimely end.  The stream of freethought  became a river and spread, and  spread, until the known world,  heard a great deal about it. But,  as so often has happened in the  history, of Christianity, some  eager beavers dammed (1 almost  said damned) the river with their  edicts, dogmas, doctrines and  other ideas they worked at, until  barely a trickle of what their  normal Master had taught filtered through. They-sorted out  many stories of the Gospels,  chose four, we have them, and  letters of an evangelist, Paul,  and others, aad declared them  sacred.  Books, (scrolls) of the ancient  and modern Jewish scriptures  had already been catalogued,  and listed, into what is now called  The Old Testament. So a great  library of scrolls became known  as The Holy Bible, simply because those early Christians ves-  ted in authority by themselves i  or as some claim, by God, declared it so to be. :  . "Okay. Go on," the man says.  So we have two schools of thought  on the true nature of Biblos - the  bible - Greek for a library of  books. Tradition says it is so  totally inspired by God that it is  a sin to take away one word. To  be without that conviction that  it is absolute truth and absolute  authority, is to be without faith.  Some traditionalists will go so  far as to pall ,you ^without that  conviction) a no-no; anti-Christ;  heretic, you may have heard  other accusations.  The Freethinking school-person says, '1 respect the other  guy for his opinions but I too  have a right to express my ideas  on these things. I feel I do not  have to be subject to that awesome feeling that I must accept  the premise that because it is  called The Holy Bible it is so.  God gave me a mind to think,  and observe, and filter out, and  make my own decisions. Gone  are the days when some Pope,  or priest, or bishop, or preaching  minister could make me quail  with dire pronouncements of  hell, and purgatory if I wouldn't  do, or believe,.what he ordered  me to.'  Of course the bible is inspired,  so is every great book in literature, and majestic musical composition, and work of art, or  sculpture. Yes men were inspired  by thoughts of divinity to write  about God. So let us say, as we  think, it is man's book about  God. Not God's Holy Word to  Man.  When we get that truth through  our heads then we can begin to  better understand ~e countless  contradictions, tsffl mistakes  fight there in the bible. Then we  can consider, .as we should, that  most of the Old Testament is  unadulterated Hebrew history,  with the wildest extravagant  claims isf-their victorijf. over the  heathens, and that there are  passages of that toot .covertly  sought after by mischievous  youngsters 'we did it too' that I  wouldn't dare repeat, in front of.  my mother even today.  Yet they still will bible-thump  to you and' all-concerned that,  every x:hild. and adult' should  know and learn the Whole Bible.  I really have wondered if they  are all speaking the truth when  they say they have read, studied,  and now do know their bible?  You do not have to take my  word for it. Ronald Goldman,  in his book on The Basis for!  Developmental Religious Education writes:  'It is written (the Bible) by  adults for adults and is plainly  not a children's book. Most  adults do not understand their  bible.'  No. We Freethinkers have  emerged from the traditional -  can I say - brainwashing, that  proved so devastatingly effective  for Catholic teaching, communistic propaganda, and some others.  We intend to stay that way.  The Neighbourhood ��� Watch  Project is now in the Gibsons  area. Homes within the boundaries of the Village of Gibsons have  been marked to a great extent,  and homes in the area from  Roberts ' Creek to Gibsons are  also being worked on at the moment. The Neighbourhood Watch  project has received tremendous  co-operation from all three local  Lions Clubs, and. presently,  volunteers from the Gibsons  Lions are working on the project;  In the eight weeks that the program has been in operation,'  about 2300 homes have been  visited. In about sixty percent  ofthe cases, the homes were engraved. Very few people have  out and out refused to have their  home engraved, but a number of  people have not been home when  the Neighbourhood Watch workers came to their door. Any  people who missed having their  home engraved can get in touch  with the local RCMP detachments  to arrange to receive an engraver.  It would also be greatly appreciated if any people who have had  an engraver for more than a  week could either phone the  RCMP (885-2266 or 886-2245) to  arrange to have .their engraver  picked up, or drop the .engraver  off at the detachment. Anyone  who still has an engraver in the  Pender Harbour area can leave  their engraver at the Madeira  Park Liquor  Store.  'GIBSONS  FISH MARKET  886-7888  We will be  open  extended hours  SUNDAY  &  MONDAY  until further notice  Homemade Style  FISH 8t CHIPS  pur speciality  Gibsons  >*��* T^/:  WRAP-AROUND SKIRTS  Many designs to choose from  886-7215  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  DRVCLEnmnc  service  WHARFROAD  SECHELT  885-9554  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  1521 GOWER PT. RD.  GIBSONS, B.C.  886-2200  UNDER  Marine Drive  Gibsons, B.C.  886-2888  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  ^ifctX  --JrVftJJ^gi-I^AV  Oh the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  ��� Guest rooms (Breakfast I ncl uded)  ��� Dining Room    886-9033     ffiieASbero  NEW MANAGEMENT  DOGWOOD  Your hostess Beth Hawken  invites  you to stop  by  on  Thursday,   September  1st   for a free cup of coffee.  Our new hours as of September 1 st  OPEN 7 a.m.-7 p.m.  7  days a week  WATCHFOROUR  WEEKLY SPECIALS  COM NG SOON!!  Coast News, August 30,1977.  wwwvwwwwww  7.  !j./. V       Summer  WVWWWWWWWWWWW  Canada "A" Beef  BLADE STEAKS  Utility Grade  TURKEYS  Sliced  6-16 lbs.  SIDE BACON  1 lb: Pkg.  69  79  1.69  lb.  lb.  Blue Bonnet  margarine  Co-op  cheese slices mho-  Libby's  beans with pork  Co-op  sockeye salmon  Alpha ���   '.   ���  .  creamed honey  Co-op  pancake syrup  Co-op  SO UP    Tomato or Vegetable  Kellogg's    m  corn flakes  3 lb. 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Tins  ���1.39  4/89*  43*  ���1.15  99*  ���1.29  ���1.09  YOUR  Prices Effective:        Thurs., Fri., Sat.  September 1, 2,3.  OP\ HAS MORE TO OFFER  We reserve the right to limit quantities.  PHONE 886-2522      Gibsons.B.C. 8.  Coast News, August 30,1977.  More Letters to the Editor  Congrats  Editor:  First, congratulations on the  new policy for your newspaper as  set forth in your editorial "About  Communication" in the Coast  News, August 23. It is good to  know that henceforth a Statement  or Letter in "opposition" will  be fairly presented. "An Editor's  opinion is but the opinion of one  man and will be limited in value  by that man's knowledge of  several diverse areas of interest  and his experience generally" -  your words are so true!  Now to reply to Mrs. Olsen's  (Coast News, Aug. 23) request to  have a statement on Grantham's  water. I have a written statement  received August 16 from Garibaldi Health Unit that our water is  satisfactory. It was also satisfactory at the time of the August  13 meeting at Granthams Landing  and with permission from the  local Water Inspector, Coast  Garibaldi Health Unit, was so  stated at that meeting.  To the people who are worried  about fighting Fire. Keeping in  mind that we must depend on  a Voluntary Fire Department -  we can fight fire as well as other  small communities. With the proposed 25,000 gallon tank in place  (and it would be there now if instructions of the 1976 General  Meeting had been carried out by  the Trustees) - with upgrading of  some existing lines of pipe over  the next year or two - we can  have a water system as good as  anything the Regional Board can  provide. We would always have  water in our pipes (See letter  Roberts Creek, Aug. 23) from a  spring that bubbles up cold and  clear, that is not polluted and  never runs dry.  Mrs. J. Park  Trustee ���  Voted to the board, August 1977.  Editor's Note:  Not a new policy.  Merely a clear statement of an  old.  Amused  Editor:  I was amused by Edna West's  "Up with Democracy" letter to  your paper. Miss West's idea of  democracy differs greatly from  mine, when she and ethers, by  their rudeness, tried to deny our  invited guests die right to be  heard at the Granthams Landing  meeting August 13. Mr. Dixon  and Mr. Mulligan were invited  by our ELECTED trustees to  address the meeting. They tried  to explain the cost of bringing  regional water toGanthams. As  it was difficult to hear them,  due to the boorish behaviour of  a few people, I have ascertained  the following facts:  1. The connection charge will  be nil. There is a connection  charge of $250.00for a new house  after Regional water is in, but  none for existing houses.  2. The water pipe from property  line to. house - approximately  thirty cents per foot. Pressure  reducer - $22.00.  3. Depth of water ppe - eighteen  inches.  We are not given an official  answer to the question of how  much it will cost to stay with  Granthams water system. We do  not know the total cost of up  grading our obsolete water system. Regional water is coming to  Upper Granthams and North  Road regardless.  I hope the residents of Granthams Landing wffl take the time  to check out these facts for themselves, instead of listening to  the baseless, sometimes ridiculous rumors that are c imitating.  We know what our water rates  would be with regbnal. Do we  with Granthams?  Miss West's 'democracy' apparently does not include the  view "I may not agree with what  you have to say but, I will defend  to the death your right to say it."  corded.  Write: Iris Warner, 14 - 15  Klondike Road, Whitehorse,  Yukon. Y1A3L7  All Yukon Veterans are asked  to answer the Call to ACTION.  OttoNordling  Yukon Sourdough Veteran  Library  R* Verhulst  Veterans  SB*  I  Season  Tickets  for the  HOCKEY  CLUB  will be on sale at the  Sunshine Coast  Credit Union  from kjy  August 30th -     -Jr    ^W-  DO IT NOW!  September 2nd.  SECHELT, B.C.  885-3255  Editor:  Iris Warner, Whitehorse  author-researcher, is working on  a Remembrance Day 1977 feature  story about Yukon W.W. II  Veterans.  She has a list of 100 Yukon  men and women who served in  the three branches of the Canadian Armed Forces. Many of  them are now living in the far  flung parts of British Columbia,  and across Canada.  She asks them to send her the  following information: Number,  name, rank, picture in uniform,  service details, medals and  awards, highlights of war experiences, and a touch of personal  background.  The Pacific Coast Militia  Rangers had a Yukon Unit.  The late Klondike Pete Huley,  Hollywood Comedian and Gold  Rush pioneer, was a member of  the Yukon Unit located at Bear  Creek who proved himself a  sharp-shooter. She would appreciate hearing from ex-members so  that their history  may  be  re-  The Gales  Preparations ccrthue apace  for the first season of the new  Peninsula Gales Hockey Club.  Season tickets for the forty home  games are now on sale at Sechelt  Credit Union; Port Mellon Credit  Union in Gibsons; all branches  of the Bank of Mortreal in Gibsons, Sechelt, and Madeira Park;  Morgan's Men's Wear in Sechelt;  J's Unisex in Gibsons.  The tickets ate available on a  first come, firstservedbasis.  The cost of (he season tickets  will be $30.00 for the forty home  games and there will be a special  draw for season i dcet holders  only with the prize being a trip  for two to Los Angeles via United  Airlines at Easter.  The first home games of the  year will be played October 29th  and 30th with die Gales being  matched up with the Bellingham  All Stars. Training camp for  the new hockey team begins in  three weeks.  Windsor  much more than just plywood  DECADEX  BRUSH-ON  SUNDECK COATING  $  Good for new or old sundecks at  a NEW low price!  24.95  per unit.  Reg. $30.95  Three colours:  Grey, Green & Oxide  1   Unit covers  approx.  While stocks Last!  Red.  90 sq. ft.  / Windsor Plywood  Gibsons  886-9221  m pitwm* Htru  Editor:  I write regarding the library  questionnaire circulated by the  regional district.  While cities such as Vancouver  have long since made a point of  decentralizing their library services into many-small community libraries, we on the Sunshine  Coast are being asked to close  the doors of our local libraries  so that one "central" building  can be located at Sechelt.  If such is not the intent of the  questionnaire, then it has completely deceived many taxpayers,  for I cannot find one who does  not see this as its purpose.  It would seem, in fact, that the  same subtle hand is at work as  is being used to subvert our taxpayers to give our water resources to regional district land developers and "community"  "planners". Fill the honest,  unsuspecting citizen with distortions of the truth. Pander  specious seemingly honest concerns for the poor, neglected  citizen. Explain how much the  deprived reader is missing. Suggest that minimum library service should include such items as  recreational resources! centers of  information, community awareness? telephone reference!  special business and legal departments!?  What the regional district is  suggesting is that, should these  and many other suggested  "centers" ind "departments"  be provided by a central library,  we should no longer need to  depend on our parks, playgrounds, ice rinks, swimming  pools, tennis courts, and other  recreational facilities. We could  become informed, a quality we  now obviously lack. We could  be made aware of the communities which the regional district  is doing its utmost to destroy.  We could turn to our central  library rather than to B.C. Tel  with our phone problems. And  we could find there also professional aid in the very specialized  and ''ethically sensitive fields"Wi'  business and law.  Gracious! Considering what  these services cost now, let's by  all means obliterate them all  and get them holus bolus at one  central place practically free of  charge at a library, yet!  Gibsons and district residents  were provided their first public  libary building by the Kiwanis  international in, 1954. Since that  time, through volunteer librarians  and the support of the Municipal  Council, it has steadily grown until it now enjoys quite modern  quarters. Through the Public  Library Commission, the Provincial Health Service, and volun-  I TED HUME!  ��� ���  ' SERVICES  teer workers, it creates and circulates assistance to shut-ins  and cassettes to blind residents.  Readers who live too far away to  walk to the community library  can spend up to two hours there  some days by means of a special  bus service.  There are four other community libraries along the Sunshine  Coast, in addition .to a library  facility in each school. Citizens  of all our communities are provided with - and pay for - quite  a broad base of library services.  A geographic center is not  necessarily a real center of any  sort. Junior and senior citizens  now being served by their five  communities would find a "central" library located in any one of  these localities beyond reach to  all but those of the favored  "central" village.  Powell River, the community  with which we are compared,  has at least 20,000 of its 25,000  residents within a fairly compact  area at a real population center.  We are scattered along 'sixty  miles of coastline, with a central  village only half as large as one  located fifteen miles away.  The regional district questionnaire goes to great lengths to  discuss per capita library costs,  without ever coming to grips with  what the capital and operational  costs of a "central", library would  amount to.  During the fiscal year of 1976,  this regional district paid out  $340,000 in personal disburse-'  ments. Anyone who feels that  we should give up our community  libraries with their "severe budgetary restrictions" in favor of  one large expensive building,  with full-time paid staff, would  discover the financial and social  costs of such an anachronism all  too late.  If the regional district wishes  to help its reading public, let  it divvy some of its generous  budget - including the costs of  producing and circulating its  invidious questionnaire - to community libraries, where the  monies could produce real  benefits.  Lester R. Peterson  Dollar  AUTHORIZED  ��sso  Editor:  The Canadian dollar has sunk  to new lows in value. "The Wall  Street Journal" says: "Canada  isn't doing so well. Its economy  has been tangled up by a government effort to apply compulsory  wage and price controls for nearly  two years. The experiment has  been marked by strikes and slow  growth in production. Foreign  direct investment has dried up.  And inflation, which those wage  and price controls were supposed  to cure, is currently at a higher  rate than in the U.S. ...Surely he  (Mr. Trudeau) must be starting  to have some doubts about that  theory which seems to beguile  so many national leaders, that a  weak currency yields trade benefits. The weakness in the Canadian currency is quickly translated into Canadian inflation,  which means that it generates  no increased propensity for  Canadians to spend their money  at home. The Canadian economy  Sun - Thurs  10-6:30  Fri & Sat  till 8:00 p.m.  SEAVIEW MARKET  Roberts Creek  Tom Lamb and Kelly Bodnarek, two players who seem assured of making the Peninsula  Gales Hockey Club, are pictured here inside the Credit Union in Sechelt instructing an  employee in the art of facing off. Season tickets can be bought at the Credit Union as well  as at several other locations described on this page.  These militant geese are the property of Cbast News columnist Ann Napier and seconds  after this picture was taken they charged and sent the photographer scurrying for the safety  of her car.  now is particularly inflation-prone  because of the cumulative  damage to its productive capacity  brought about by wage and price  controls."  That is the voice of world  capitalism, the Wall Street  Journal. Socialists would argue  that the description is correct,  but their simplified cure, a return  to''pure"free' enterprise," is1 impossible. It never existed and  doesn't exist now.  However, if the real purpose  of Liberal-Conservative plans for  wage and price controls was to  transfer income from working  people to company profits, a  glance at the business pages  would show that the program  has succeeded in turning Robin  Hood upside down.  Richard von Fuchs  Development  Editor:  British Columbia is moving  toward its first mine at Birch  Island near Clearwater. A second  Home  : ;  j Equipment:  I   Dealer   j  ft*  FURNACES  ��� HOT WATERHEATERS\  HUMIDIFIERS  CUSTOMIZED  WARM AIR  HEATING SYSTEMS  CALL  886-2951  Coast  Industries  GIBSONS  ��� Wrought Iron Fabrication  (coffee tables, end tables, candle  holders, etc.)  ��� Aluminum Railings  with Powdura coating,  good for 20 years  ��� Fireplace Screens & Accessories  At the back of Peninsula Transport  886-9159  mm  mmmm  mm  mine property, owned by Rio  Algom, is located near Kelowna  and is under serious consideration for development.  Large deposits of ore are known  to exist near Bridge River; Burns  Lake; Prince Rupert; in the Slocan  Valley and in various locations  in the Okanagan Valley. Explorations are being carried out in  other parts of the province., ,  A recent visit by U.S. Ambassador Enders indicated that it is  now in the interests of the U.S.  and various corporations to exploit B.C.'s considerable reser-  . ves. The recent decision of the  Ranger Commission in Australia  not to permit mining of its uranium reserves (approximately  25% of free world reserves) has  placed additional emphasis upon  uranium development in B.C.  Uranium mining stands apart  from other forms of mining in  terms of the longevity of the environmental hazard and extremely small quantity of pollutant  necessary to cause health effects.  A decision affecting hundreds  of future generations of B.C.  residents is being taken at present. Our organization and  other environmental groups in  B.C. are requesting a full judicial  enquiry into uranium mining as  is presently underway in Saskatchewan (The Cluff Lake Enquiry), before embarking on this  crucial step.  We request your help in informing the public on this important issue. We would be pleased  to provide what further information you might require.  Dr. Peter Walford, Chairman  Canadian Coalition for  Nuclear Responsibility,  B.C. Branch  #104-2127W. 40th Ave.  Vancouver, B.C. V6M 1W4  Spraying  fervent  Water-  Editor:  "Let Us Sprmy".This  appeal from Mr. T. M.  land,Minister of Forests, is  appearing in many B.C. newspapers accompanied by an  enlarged photo of a.- hideous  spruce budworm. May I reply?  The Minister narrows the  problem down to two choices.  Either, he says, we let nature take  its course with budworm, bark  beetle, and fires .which destroy  hundreds of thousands of acres  of B.C. forest along ' with the  economy of the forest industry;  or we accept "protection" as  prescribed by his Departmental  mandarins. Since this ."protection" amounts to aerial bombardment of chemical sprays likely  to decimate birdlife along with  other natural enemies of the  budworm, it is hard, within  the parameters set by the Minister, to decide which would be  the worst.  Go out and see what's happening to the forests when nature  takes its uninterrupted course,  says the minister to his critics.  But could the good minister deny  that nature's excesses in the  Fraser Canyon and in Lillooet and  Pemberton were not-brought on,  or inensified, by chemical or  other upset to natural order,  laid on previously by 'forest  management'? For some time  now our forests have been subjected to policies which seek  to minimize deciduous growth  so as to quickly promote the  commercially viable evergreen  stands. This can be effected by  slashing or with herbicides  sprayed from above. The point  is that it is monoculture, not of  nature's choice. Mono-culture  begets mono-parasites, for it  becomes   easier   for   a 'single  CAMpbell's  FAMILY  SHOES  and  LEATHER GOODS  RENOVATION  SALE  SAVINGS UP TO 50%  "IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT"  Your friendly neighbourhood drop-off point  for Coast News Box 381 sechelt, B.C.  Classified Ads. 885-9345 VON 3AO strain to proliferate in a specialized environment.  What    monitoring    has    the  Forests   Department   conducted  :   to  see   if previously   depleted  '���   birdlife    and    other    possible  ���   earlier upsets from   'treatment  ���   programs' are now contributing  to the present budworm infestat-  -   ion?    Probably none.     "Quick  Henry, the Flit!" has been our  legacy.    But must we be fools  :   forever? Why the overkill? Why  the deaf ear to  alternate  solutions such as put forward by  Pestology    Studies    at    Simon  Fraser University? These at least  minimized   the   chemical   outpourings and would have introduced to the budworm some of  its own natural enemies.  Could it be there are heavy  promotional campaigns being  conducted behind the scenes?  Could there be huge stockpiles  of embarrassing chemicals on  hand waiting to be used up,  are there, ongoing committments  to purchase more? As the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency  clamps down on the uses of  pesticides and herbicides in the  land of their manufacture, must  new markets not be forged  abroad, in Canada, in Mexico,  in the banana republics? It  would make sense, and the sales  pitch must be very effective,  judging from a debate now raging  in Powell River with some people  whose actions would indicate  that dandelion-free playgrounds  come ahead of possible risks to  lives and health of children using  them!  But back to the forests of the  Fraser Canyon. Pinkerton's  men must have breathed a  clean sigh of relief when the spray  program was called off there,  for had not they been assigned to  stand guard below to keep, any  protesters a safe distance back? ;  Yes, B.C. has parasites, some  in the woodwork, some with  briefcases. It is possible that  Mr. Waterland's advisors could  benefit if colleage Mr. Bill  Vander Zalm were free to give  a few lessons, for has he not.  shown great dexterity in coping  with parasites after a free lunch?  It's a matter of identification.  The budworm pictures are quite  revealing, we should have no  problem recognising them in  future. Now if the media will  publish pictures of parasites  in sheep's clothing we shall  have progressed another step of  the way to wisdom.  " 7-... :: ' .':"'��� ..:-'.;:o.-.-.Tic; -,���./.*<,;t?  Martin Rossander  Powell River.  Kiwanis  Editor:  I am a visitor to Gibsons and  have had occasion to visit the  Kiwanis Senior Citizen Village -  both during the day and in the  evening. This project was no  doubt 'an anxiously awaited one  and I am told that many Kiwanis ���  members deserve the credit  for its completion. However,  as I happen to have been visiting  other Kiwanis projects in West  Vancouver and North Vancouver  I was very disappointed to see  tiie state ofthe grounds surrounding this one. The only redeeming features were the individual  gardens of the residents themselves. I was astonished to discover there was no resident  caretaker. I should say that I  understand some individual  Kiwanians have been very good  on occasion but nowhere have I  encountered such a complex  without a caretaker. An economy  measure?  I mentioned visiting during the  evening specifically as despite the  street lights surrounding the  parking area they are net  haven't been on. Could it be  possible that this black-out  around a seniors' residence is  yet another economy measure?  I find that even harder to believe  than the fact that residents and  guests alike were required to  stumble around in the dark.  Although I am not certain  where the fault lies, surely the  worthwhile efforts expended in  establishing this complex, and  more importantly the seniors  themselves, deserve better  follow-up, i.e. maintenance and  light!  We enjoyed our stay here and  your Sea Cavalcade very much  but felt obliged to pass on my  comments. I am sending a copy  of this letter to your MLA Don  Lockstead.  (Mrs.) S. Beachkowski.  Protest  Editor:  I would like to make the people  of the Sunshine Coast aware of  the Federal Government's closing  of Wickaninnish Inn in a few short  weeks. To those who are not  familiar with where and what  Wickaninnish is, it's a beautiful  Inn located near Torino on the  west coast of Vancouver Island.  It is a source of pleasure to old  and young alike, and has been  for many, many years. When  Pacific Rim was first set up,  there was to be no commercial  development in the park. But  this is ridiculous since all other  national parks have more than  their share of commercial enterprises. Wickaninnish was there  long before the Federal Government took over.  Recently, there was a letter  of protest in one of the Vancouver  papers. I, and many other people  I've talked to, feel the same way  as Marjorie Stewart who wrote  that letter. I've been in contact  with her since, asking what we  could do to help make the government reconsider.. Following are  exerpts from her letter to me:  The best way for you and anyone to help is to write to the  Honourable Warren Allmand,  who is the minister in charge of  this, as you.can see. I agree with  you that the government is supposed to do what the majority  ofthe people want, but if we don't  tell them, they will never know,  so we have to make as . many  wiles as possible. If you can get  anyone else toWrite/please do7so.  So, in conclusion, I urge anyone  who is at all concerned, to write  to Allmand a letter of protest:  From everyone I've talked to,  not one person condoned, the  closing of this Inn.   The Federal  Government will just have to  listen 1 After all, are we not  supposed to have a "people's"  government?  Ms. Sheila Evanson  The address is: The Honourable  Warren Allmand, Minister of  Indian Affairs and Northern Development, House of Commons,  Ottawa, Ontario.  Well done  Editor:  This is a "tip of the hat" to  the new Shopper's Bus service,  which began on August 18.  The scheduled pick up routes  on ideal shopping days will  greatly aid Gibsons residents who  wish to shop, have lunch, pay  bills, visit friends, etc.  The idea is well thought out,  and long overdue.  So folks, climb aboard . the  orange bus, chat with your neighbours and greet the helpful and  friendly driver when your turn  comes up; you'll find that it's  great fun for all!  Mrs. J. McBride  Gibsons, B.C.  Liberals  Editor:  ting resources and cut back on  its efforts to start secondary  manufacturing. Resource industries employ less workers  per dollar of investment, and  with the unprocessed raw materials we export our jobs.  Finally, the Foreign Investment Review Act is a farce and  a sham which does not slow down  the accelerating American takeover of what was left of Canada's  economy. Branch plants are the  first to be shut down. As much as  possible, research and administration will be transferred to  headquarters in the U.S.A. There  go more jobs.  Are the Liberals serious?.  Richard von Fuchs  115 13th St.  Courtenay, B.C.  Information  Today on the radio news I  heard that the Liberal government wants to encourage the  private sector of the economy to  create more jobs.  It's like watching a 35 year  old clutching a teddy bear. That  old magic won't work so well as  it might have in the past.  The finest minds in North  America are at work applying  science to industry to cut down  the labour involved in both manufacturing and services. Doesn't  the government realize that the  result of, all this brain power  has to be more production with  less employment?  - Furthermore three government  policies have encouraged industry  to cut employment.  New machines can be written  off with accelerated depreciation.  That means you and I pay to provide a tax subsidy to industry to  replace ourselves with machines.  In the international arena this  same government is making  agreements with Japan and the  Common Market countries that  Canada will specialize in. expor- '  Editor:  Reading your letters from the  Guess. Where mailbag, on .page.  12 of the August 23rd 1977 issue  of the Coast News.    Mrs. Ruth  Ronning, RR #1, Sechelt, B.C. is  asking about the little old building    opposite    Wakefield    Inn.  Wakefield In was built as a residence for the  Provincial  Police  officer. It was called at that time  just plain Wakefield.   The police  officer Major Douglas Sutherland  had jurisdiction over the whole of  the Sechelt Peninsula from Sea-;  side   Park  which   is   now   Port  Mellon to Earls Cove and  Egmont.   This was in 1936 and the  writer was appointed Magistrate.  in 1937 and had jurisdiction over  the same territory.  The   little   building  was   the ,  office ofthe police officer and was  also used as the jail having a  regular steel cell inside the building.    I used to go to the office  and ask for various official forms  from the Secretary Miss Betty  Youngston.      1939  the   Second  World War started  and  Major  Sutherland was called to serve  with the Argyle and Sutherland  Highlanders and left for service  with   his   regiment.       Another  Provincial Police officer arrived  and made his office in one of the  cottages in the Orchard cottages  and moved the steel jail cell to  this   office   in   the   Village   of  Sechelt.   The steel jail cell was  there for several years and then  moved to the large police office  on Cowrie Street and was dismantled when the large police  station was opened by the R.C.M.  Police who took over the duties  of police work from the Provincial  Police.  The small building opposite  the Wakefield Inn is still there  and will probably be moved one  of these days. Wakefield was  eventually sold and made a beer  parlour and then called Wakefield Inn and the first owner as  a beer parlor was Charles Reda  who later sold to George Wrad-  robe who operated the Inn for  quite a long time. It has been  sold many times since.  W.J. Mayne  Box 163, Sechelt  Grateful  Editor:  Have you ever watched a sunset from behjnd a prison wall?  Or from a lonely cellblock heard  a wild duck's call?  .  Have you ever watched a high  way, filled with travel angry cars?  When you yourself were locked  behind a set of cold steel bars?  Have you ever watched a mailman greet a thousand other men,*  To go on his way never to look  back again,  Have you  ever  dreamed  of a  homeland, a girl, a friend or two,  And because of lost confinements  these things are denied to you.  If you have   never ������done  these  things, then you're a lucky man.  Your life has been silk and roses  from the moment it began.  For he who has known the meaning of life within a cell,  Has had a thousand heartaches  and had his share of hell.  I would like to take this time to  express my heartfelt gratitude to  the   people   who   so  graciously  extended me their helping hand.  The above is a harsh reflection of  a   criminal   lifestyle,   which   is  extremely    difficult    for    some  people to discard.     I consider  myself very fortunate to have received the moral support of the  many friends and associates in  Gibsons during the two years I  have resided here. 1 am eternally  grateful to each and every beautiful person for my new lease on  life.  H.W.  vwwwvwwwwwwws  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds at Campbell's Family  Shoes ft Leather Goods in downtown Sechelt. It's convenient!  Coast News, August 30,1977.  omiffl'G  ipsa  Bi���j  ?gjtj}3��  Kgrr-  H\^7 ii.  airftr  HE1  886-7359  I  Will be closed  Saturday Sept. 3rd  THE ONLY COMPLETE GLASS SERVICE  ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  Pratt, Road & Sunshine Coast   Highway  T&MMY'S  RESTAURANT^       EARLS COVE  ' 'Where you wait for theferries in comfort"  .  Featuring: FULL FACILITIES  ��� Comprehensive menu  ���  ���  Seafood  Steaks  OPEN EVERY DAY  Mon. - Fri.: 8:00a.m. till last ferry  883-9012     sat. & Sun.: 9:30a.m. till last ferry  CEN-TA TOURS  1666 Robson St.  Phone Collect  689-7117  RENO $179.  RENO *119.50  8 Days, 7 Nights Bus Tour  SUPER WEEKEND  RENO'169.00  SAN. FRAN.'179.  Hotel & Air Included  WAIKIKI $399.  15 Days, 14 Nights  DISNEYLAND $288  8 Day's, 7 Nights Air Tour  UniseX  Sunnycrest Centre  HAIR CARE FOR  THE ENTIRE  FAMILY  Monday - Saturday  Eve Schilling  Jean Braun  Jerry Dixon  WALK IN'S  WELCOME!  QUALITY REDKEN  PRODUCTS  AVAILABLE  886-7616  APPRECIATION SALE   as a note to all of our  many fine customers  on the Peninsula.  Our store in Sechelt has been sold.  We would like to take this opportunity  to thank our many customers in the  past years for their patronage  by offering an APPRECIATION SALE.  GREAT SAVINGS  ON MANY IN STORE   ITEMS  ?m  m?  HELEN'S  FASHION SHOP  SECHELT   885-9222  &��  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  SALE ENDS  SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER 3rd  10%  SCHOOL  SUPPLIES  20%a�����,30% off  O OFF  AND MOST OTHER ITEMS  <fr  "fr  PLUS  MANY  MARKED DOWN  SPECIALS  G.W.G.  RODEO BOOT JEANS  &  G.W.G. KINGS  JEAN JACKETS  erest  ^****#******#**********************************   Going hunting?  ..... Going Fishing?  ..... Getting stuck? and  ..... Cursing a lot?  GET TIRES!!!  COASTAL TIRES has a good stock  of light truck and RV tires at  competitive prices with excellent service.  FGoodrich  All Terrain T/A  ��� Astro Cat Trac  * Dayton XM  * Cooper Discoverer   And if you're lucky,  BF Goodrich All Terrain Radials  OASTAL  TIRES  One mile west of Gibsons  on Highway 101  886-2700 Coast News, August 30,1977.  COAST NEWS   CLASSIFIED ADS  ���Iff IIWI  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  CLASSIFIED RATES &  INFORMATION:  AU listings 50c per line per week.  Or use the Economical 4 for 3 rate  4 weeks for the price of 3  Minimum $2.00 per insertion.  AU fees payable prior to insertion.  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  corrected insertion only.  **4Ht********-*****-******-***  *  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  Here! How!  Our  Classified  Ad Policy  *  *  *  *  *  ��  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  one i  NO REFUNDS  **************************  These Classifications will remain bee  ��� Coining Events  -Lost  ��� Found  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  ������A****************************************  Print your ad in the squares including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sure to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. Just mail In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coast News, Classifieds, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO, or  bring in person to the Coast News office, Gibsons  DROP OFF POINT: Campbell's Shoes and Leather Goods Store, Sechelt.  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  II                          I  ���I     [    1���I���1���1���1���T~1 1���1    r ~i���1    t    1     1     I    1     1     1    1    I'll ill]     1     1     I     1     I  nr                              t~  1  r ���" ���                               ���    , ,    i                                           --  MM                                                                       1  llll                '���         .   ���-            Announcements      Work Wanted     Work Wanted      Work Wanted        Help Wqw5g  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON  Roberts creek Legion  Opens at P.30 p.m. on Thursday!  Early bird bingo 7:00,, regular  8:00 p.m. Everybody welcome!  For explosive requirements -  dynamite, electric or regular  caps. B line E cord and safety  fuse, contact R. Nlmmo, Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute.  CARDS OF THANKS  Ferris: A heartfelt thank you to  dear friends and work-mates,  doctors and nurses, for your  prayers and strong shoulders.  'Live life to its fullest, Remember  the good times"  Nancy and Jeremy Ferris  INMEMORIAM  In memory of Gerry Ferris:  Farewell my fine friend,  memories   of   good   times   and  joyous laughter will linger in our  hearts  always.     Sadly  missing  you.  Sue, Sean & Dustin Van Strepen  To Whom it may concern:  This is to advise friends and  neighbours that I caught no tuna  fishes this year so I have none for  sale. The schools of tuna are  being depleted. Yours truly,  J. Warnock  ATTENTION!  New residents to the Sunshine  Coast: Your Welcome Wagon  hostess is here to help you.  Phone: Irene Bushfield 886-9567  or Beryl Sheridan 885-9568.     038  Coast Family Society  presents our  4th Annual Fall Faire  Sept. 3,4,5.  Noon - Dusk    Rain or Shine  Craftspeople      call:      885-5033,  886-9324   or   886-2087.       Also  Grand    Opening   of   children's  playground.    At Roberts Creek  Rec  Site  In  Cliff Gilker  Park.  it Clowns  ����� Food'-* Musics  Also    presenting: Manfrog  Theatre Alive - Don't miss it!  CREATIVE LANDSCAPING  Enhance and Beautify your  surroundings with creative  landscaping. By appointment  only: 886-7785 'tfh  f 7jEW SERVICE? "|  ! HUGH'S j  I PAINTING!  Bob Kelly Clean Up Ltd.  A load on this truck  is a load off your mind!  886-9433 tfn  CHIMNEYSWEEP  Stove * Furnace * Fireplace  Thoro Cleaning - Easy Rates  Now is the time!  886-7273 #38  Fully qualified Builder  25 years experience, labor contract  or  by  the  hour.      Refs.  885-3900. #35tfn  Wanted  Will   do   odd  Have   truck,  Call 886-7917.  jobs,  tools  any   area.  &   ability.  #38  I  I  I  I  &  I  I  I  I  WINDOW  ! CLEANING!  CREATIVE ORGANIC  LANDSCAPING  ENHANCE & BEAUTIFY  YOUR SURROUNDINGS  NATURALLY  For Free Estimate  Call 886-7785  _    Free Estimates   j  HANDYMAN SERVICE  All types Home Repairs  and Services  Renovations, Additions,  Painting, Clean-up, etc.  North of Davis Bay  863-9266  BARRY LARGE  BOX 43,18 ELLIOT RD.  GARDEN BAY  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  * Evergreen Landscaping *  Complete Landscaping services  Scheduled    lawn    and    garden  maintenance.     Free  estimates.  885-5033  1 TON TRUCK FOR HIRE  Light Moving & Hauling  Gardening & Light Landscaping  After 6 p.m. call 886-9294.  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'  'Know the cost before you start'  Call us at.885-2109. Free esti-  mates. John Risbey.   * M & S RENOVATIONS *  Renovating jobs for hire. Nothing  too. big   -   Nothing   too   small.  FREE ESTIMATES  Contact Monty   Montgomery  &  partner at 886-7056 or 886-9389.  #35  Fast, Clean, Efficient  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Vacuum equipped. 886-7785.  tfn  * CAT-BACKHOE *  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633 886-9365  Propane fridge, pref. small: and  rug, approx. 10' sq. Call Fri -  Sun. 886-2622 ask for Lindy.  LOGS WANTED  ��� Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 805-2812  ,   Timber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold.    Let ur.  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd.   Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700. __  Medium sized bike for 7 year old  girl, in good cond. 886-2924.   #35'  Wanted to  Rent  Sr. citizen needs small cabin in  or near Sechelt. Reasonable  rent. 886-7592.  Responsible couple (no children)  wish to rent a small house out of  town in Roberts Creek or Sechelt  area for the winter. Will consider  caretaking arrangements. Refs  available. Call 847-3100 collect  or write Box 193, Smithers, B.C.  VOJ 2N0. #36  Baby sitter for VA yr. old girl.  Mon. - Fri. mornings only.  Prefer a home near Wilson Creek  with another toddler. $20.00 per  week. 885-3737. #35  Part-time help required for  lounge. Write.giving experience  etc. to Box 4, Coast News.       #35  LOST  Sunglasses, two tones, blue to  clear, with gold frames, near  Dougal Park on Sat. Aug. 6th.  884-5263. Reward. #35  Brown leather coat taken by  mistake from Golden Barrel  Aug. 19. Please return to Barrel,  no questions asked. #35  "Koma" zoom movie camera,  Gower Pt. on Beach XA mi. from  Bonniebrook. Gray carry case  with completed film with name  on. REWARD. 886-7120.        #35  Motorcycles  ~  LIKE NEW!  1966 Honda XL 350, 2000 miles.  $1,100. After 9 p.m. please  call 886-9227. #36  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  Sunshine Coast Business Di  *jrjrj*m*-rjr_r AUTOMOTIVE   ^**-r-rjr-r_r_r  r  Gibsons  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  TOYOTA  New & Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts & Services  AL JAM IESON Phone 886-7919  >V  (Qurfit eirttrir Xtb.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park .  886-3133  J. McKenzie Ron Blair, P. Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 387 Sechelt   VON 3A0  'MISC. SERVICES.  r  r  r  r  NEED TIRES0  Come into  COASTAL TIRES  at the SBENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  Box 860  Gibsons  BE ELECTRIC M..  Phone  886-7605  "\  -r^-rjr-r-TJr BUILDING SUPPLY -^-TMMmM-r  TWIN CREEKLUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  V  Free Estimates  Everything for your building Needs  Phone 886-2291-2  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL   INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance     Pole Line    Electronics  ���POWER   TO    THE   PEOPLE"  r-r_rjr^rjm-W-rjm-W    EXCAVATING     -*A  ' CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Wateriines, etc  _Ph. 885-2921  PENINSULA DRYWALL SERVICE  "The Dependability People" #  Gyproc put up  Enquiries please phone *  Insulation installed  after 6:00 p.m. Greg or Rick: 886-2706  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  P.O. Box 609  Sechelt, B.C.  Bus. 885-2332  Res. 886-7701  K  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  BranchOffice:        Sechelt, Ph. 885-2343 9:30to3:30p.m.  *N  Roberts   Creek  <x :  ^WIWDtOH-  tm mymm rttru  qov Ji  Q  tm  IOO#  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  ^  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  r  -���_-'  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  - HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION -  Framing, remodelling, additions  ^    Payne Road Gibsons 886-2311  J.B. EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation   ��,*��.-,.,  ��� DumpTruck ���  Backhoe      "'   V\  ��� Cat ���  Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ���  Septic Fields    HE.  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C.  [ At  the sign  of   the   Chevron \  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  Arc and Acty. Welding Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive ��� Marine Repair  Phone 886-7721 Marine Ways Res. 886-9956  W.W. UPHOLSTERY       886-7310  UPHOLSTERY A BOAT TOPS  Everything for your upholstery needs  FOAM   PLEXIGLASS SALES     1779Wyngaert  THOMAS HEATING  "Serving  Langdale  to Earls  Cove"  r  r  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEWEASY  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2725  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers available  "N  885-9973  886-2938  Gibsons  STANHILSTAD   ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  ORREROOFING  R.R   1. Port Mellon Highway        Phone 886-2923  KITCHENS AND  BATHROOMS  886-9411  DAY or EVENING  *\  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE A  GRAVEL TRUCK  Septic Systems    Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  > >  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument  set-up ol furnace  886-7111  r  + PI ANO & ORGAN LESSONS YOU EN JOY   >  Ages 3 to ? 886-9030  >Sie oU^Aimjrtjdt-oher  B. C. Registered Music Teacher        children j  Marv Volen  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-959/  k  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  r  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  SPRAY-BRUSH-ROLL  Call 886-2512  >i  D. J. ROY  SURVEYOR - ENGINEER  Marine Building Wharf Street  Box 609 885-2332 Sechelt, B. C.  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone 886-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1, Gibsons  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  ���^MWMmMMMmW ELECTRIC    ^Jr^AKmM**KmT.  " ANDREASSEN     ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  ~\  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  r  r  RAY COATESPLUMBING  886-7695  Contract Renovations & Service Work  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  >i  *\  Res. 886-9949  GUTTERS        * FREE ESTIMATES  phone  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial ooe OOOO Chapman Rd.  Residential MD"<flW^ Sechelt  f UNIPLAST PRODUCTS LTD.      886-2318    ^  Specialists in Canvas Coverings for  SUNDECKS, BALCONIES  C.H.M.CAppr.        &BOATDECKS Best Rates  ^Quality Work For over 15 years Free Estimates.  BILL BLACK  ROOFING   __jmr     Shingles, Shakes, Tar and Gravel  1886-7320 or 885-3320   Industrial & Residential Coast News, August 30,1977.  11.  Motorcycles  1964 Triumph, 500 cc. Best offer.  886-9001 before or after work  hours. /06  For Safe  Property  FOR SALE  Horses, Saddles  Shoeing, tack, etc.  886-7967  1974 40 H.P. Merc Outboard,  short shaft, new block 2 months  ago. $950. After 5 p.m. call  886-9430. #35  1969 Hysfcy camper. Sleeps three  propane stove & Ice box. Asking  $550. 886-7671. #35  Large fibreglass;-"'septic tank.  886-7770. #35  Wooden doors and odd sized  windows, wooden framed, includes one 6 footer. Offers?  Electric pump excel, cond. $75.  26* colour T.V., good cond.  $175. Call Mrs. D. McCullouch,  886-2120, Mon - Sat. #36  For Sale. Roberts Creeek. Well  treed two thirds acre on Henderson Rd. Water & Hydro.  $11,900. Must sell. 594-1241.  '       #37  Marlene Road - Roberts Creek.  Completely remodelled 3 bdrm.  home. Located on large beautifully treed corner lot! $47,000.  885-3604. #38  By owner: Halfmoon Bay, beautl-  flil waterfront property, approx.  60'x175'. Lovely Arbutus trees,  sewer, hydro & water included.  Lot #48, Trueman Road. $33,000.  576-6261  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Older  wooden  set. Good cond.  table  and  886-7462.  chair  #35  Electric range, older model,  good cond. $37.00. 1128 Franklin  Road. #35  RIDING LESSONS  <e  Expert Instructor  ���&  English or Western  ���d. Gentle horses provided.  BRUSHWOOD FARM  886-2160  APPLIANCES  Used appliances on Sale at New  MacLeod's Store, Sechelt.  ~~ HONEY ~  Place your order now. 909 lb.  plus container. 886-7853.  3 bdrm. new home, 1300 sq. ft.  basement, 2 fireplaces, sundeck,  beautiful view. W/W carpets,  double glass windows. New area  in Davis Bay. Ensuite. Asking  $68,500. Call 885-3773. #36  New 3 bedroom home, family  room, basement, 2 car garage,  carport, view of Trail Bay,  $61,000. 885-2503.  In Langdale, 79' x 150' lot for  sale. Near school, beautiful view,  by owner: 112-255-4805.  MUST SELL  Vz acre lot.     Water,  power &.  drive way, cleared building site.  $10,700. o.b.o. 885-9798.  Lot for sale in Sechelt neai  Hackett Park, fully serviced.  Asking $11,500. 596-7022  Mobile Homes  Freezer, 15 cubic feet, almost  new. Admiral. Perfect condition.  Phone 886-9206. #35  Washer and dryer, table saw,  truck canopy, baby walker.  Misc. household items. Call  886-2869. #36  --'music weavers^  used  Records , Pocket Books,  Guitars  &  Musical Accessories  ���    Lower Gibsons  ^ 886-9737        C  t ��� ������ r-^���7 ���-r ^rr���������r,.  New shipment of Jazz, Blues &  Classical records has arrived at  MUSIC WEAVERS  Browsers Welcome  886-9737  Electric fences and insulators  in stock at new MacLeods Store,  Sechelt. tfh  Flight bag,  train case,  886-9981.  large  all in  suitcase  and  good   order.  #35  1975 Fields 8' camper,  stove & oven. 886-7795.  propane  7     #35  Property  ^�����^^���^��  Lot. 65'x130' on Cochrane Road.  Phone after 6 p.m.: 886-7407.  One third acre lot (58x213x91x  269)Langdale Chines, treed,  private with view, underground  wiring, compare with lots lA as  big. $13,000. 886-7218. #35  FOR SALE BY OWNER  3 bdrm. post & beam home,  nr. Tennis Courts* Gibsons.  $35,000. Rent negotiable. Eves,  after 4.00 call 886-2758 or 886-  2418. #35  Facts About  FUNERALS  ��� The local funeral home  charges no fee for pre-arranging  and recording your funeral Instructions. Those who have  already enrolled in Funeral  Plans or Societies, but prefer arrangements or service locally,  should take advantage of our  Pie-Arrangement Plan.  -��� The local funeral home  offers all types of services,  Funeral or Memorial, at moderate cost.  ��� The local funeral home  will arrange for local or distant  burials, cremations, or services  in other localities. .  ��� At time of bereavement,  your first call should be to the  local funeral home, no matter  what type of arrangements you  prefer.' 7  for further information  write or phone:  D.A.Devlin  owner-manager  12 x 55 Pathfinder trailer in  excellent condition. Has two bedrooms, one on each end, makes  larger living -area, car-port  attached which can be moved.  886-9192. #37  12 x 60 Mobile Home, semi-  furnished on Landscaped lot on  North Road. School bus stops  right at driveway, mail box is  close by too. A good price at  $24,700 or make me an offer.  886-9041. tfn  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  Units now on display-phones  886-9826  NEW UNITS  The ew 14ft. wides are here.  14x70 Meadowbrook - 3 bdrm. &  den. Master bdrm. has ensuite  plumbing: Mirrored closet doors.  All appliances incl. built-in dishwasher & dryer. Built-in china  cabinet.    Completely    furn.    &.  decorated.  12x60 Colony. 2 bdrm. Reverse  aisle plan.  USED UNITS  1966 Chickasha 10x50 - 3 bdrm.  furnished with 14x20 extension.  Loads of cupboards. Set up on  large well landscaped lot.  1975 Statesman 24x48 double  wide. All appliances including  built-in dishwasher. 2 bdrms. or  3 bdrms. Carpeted thoughout.  Electric fireplace. Built-in china  cabinet. Large corner lot with 2  paved driveways. Lovely attached  sundeck. Very good condition.  1975 Atco. 3 bdrms. and separate  dining rm. Unfurnished.  BONNIEBROOK CAMP  & TRAILER PARK  Two choice mobile  home sites  available.    Gower Pt. Rd. Call:  886-2887   197612x68 Highwood, 3 bedroom  set-up, skirted, with porch in  Mobile Home Park. Fridge,  stove and curtains included.  After 6 p.m. call 885-2496.      #36  Avail. Septi 1st. 12x68, 3 bdrms  c/w 5' x 40' enclosed addition.  Fridge', stove, washer. $250.  per mo. incl. pad rental. Right  in Sechelt. 885-9978 days or  885-2084 eves. tfn  For Rent  Furn. or unfurn. beach & view,  2 bdrm, F.P.,-W/W, elec. heat,  stove & fridge, garage, garden,  fruit trees. Small boat. No pets.  886-9044. ,      #35  1 bdrm. suite, non-smokers.  Animal lovers. $180. per mo.  Near ferry. 886-2629. #35  Waterfront - Granthams. Nice  bright 2 bdrm. suite, appliances,  curtains, heat incl. $200. per  mo. Not suitable for children or  pets. Anytime: 886-2163.        #38  SUITES FOR RENT  581-0024 #36  Brand new: 3 bdrms, 2 baths,  1280 sq. ft. New appliances if  req. 2 blocks from school and  shopping plaza, Gibsons. No pets  please. $325. per mo. Call  886-9890. #35  Apartment for rent, available  Sept. 1st. Single bedroom,  furnished. 886-9178. #35  Furnished waterfront house at  Gower Point. Suitable for 1 or  2. Adults only, no pets. Avail.  Labour Day, $200. per mo.  886-9566. #35  3 'bedroom apartments in triplex for rent. 886-9352 or  884-5338. #36  For Rent JCgrs & Trucks'     Opportunities LIVESTOCK  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm.  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close to  schools and shopping. 886-7836  For Rent. 20ft. Motor Home. All  facilities incl. Air conditioning.  Tape player & telephone. $200 a  week. 10* a mile. 885-2235  anytime. tfn  Room & Board available at  Bonnie-Brook Lodge. Meals &  services incl. laundry.  Private room. 886-9033.  Gower Point ocean beach esplanade.  DARK ROOM FOR RENT  Enlarger S. Chemicals supplied.  $2.50 per hour.    Call 886-9781  Wed.-Sat. 10-3p.m.   1 bdrm suite, new stove and  fridge. Basic furniture. View,  avail. Aug. 15. Call 886-2231 or  886-9186.  1 bdrm suite, new stove and  fridge. Basic furniture. View,  avail. Sept. 1st. Call 886-2231 or  886-9186. H3S  Working girl ��� wishes another  working girl to share 2 bdrm.  mobile home.'��� Rent $83.00 per  mo. plus utilities. For info, call  885-5225. #35  Large 3 bdrm. deluxe suites in  Triplex - decks, wet bars, drapes,  etc. Would be ideal for 3 working  persons sharing. $325. up to  $350. Port Mellon Hwy. Call.  886-9352 or 884-5338. #38  Large 2 bedroom house with  fireplace, carport and sundeck,  with rented suites in basement,  in Gower Pt. area. Available  immediately. Rent including heat  and light $325. per mo.  ���fr -fr -fr  Modern 2 bedroom suite in Lower  Gibsons area. Beautiful seaview,  appliances included.    Available  immediately. $230.permo.  ���fr -fr fr.  Large modern one bedroom suite,  carpeted throughout. Private  entrance. Rent includes heat and  light. Available immediately.  $225. per mo.  ���fr fr fr  Furnished bachelor suite fully  modernized. Private entrance.  Heat and light included in rent.  $135. per mo. Lower Gibsons.  Avail. Sept. 1st. Call 885-3271.  Tantalus Apartments c/o Ian  MacLean, RR #4, Gibsons, B.C.  An unfinished 1 bedroom apartment available Sept. 1st. Call  886-2597 or 886-7490. tfn  SUITES FOR RENT  581-0024 #35  Cottage in Roberts Creek close  to the water. Cabinet kitchen,  tiled bath, fireplace, 2 bdrm.  comfortable and warm- Preference given to older tenants.  Nice surroundings. 886-7332. #36  Vacant 2 bdrm duplex. Bay Rd.,  Gibsons    waterfront. W/W  throughout, washer, dryer, fridge  and stove, .cablevision. $275.  includes everything but phone.  Ideal for incapacitated older  couple. Panoramic view of action  and tranquility. No pets please.  Phone 885-2403 between 8:30  a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and 4:00  p.m. and 9:00" p.m. Refs required. #35  Cars & Trucks:  1969 Road Runner. 383, 4 barrel  headers, camp, bloc, 1,400.  886-2626 #35  1974 Bobcat Stn. Wgn. 2300 cc.  motor, standard 4-speed. Good  cond. $2,150. o.b.o. 885-3341.#35  1968 Austin 1100 & 1966 Austin  1100 suitable for body parts both  for $100 PH. 886-9269. #36  1974 Ford Super-van VB Auto  32000 orig. miles, partly camper-  ized. Good cond. $4,200. 886-7369   #38  1971240 Z  Excellent Condition. 180 H.P.  O/H Six quartz H/Lights, stereo,  mags, lots of other extras.  $4,000. o.b.o. Call 886-2291  after 5: 886-2127. tfn  Make your kitchen a fascinating  Laboratory, never boring! Learn  the relationship of food, body and  mind taking the first of 4 independent courses of "Vegetarian Food  Preparation".  Whole Grain Bread Baking  (Wheat, Rye, Pizza Pie, etc.)  Monday or Tuesday for 8 weeks.  9:30-11:30 a.m. or 1:30-3:30 p.m.  or 7:30-9:30 p.m. Shiftworkers  may alternate classes. Fee $30.  payable at registration. 15% discount at registration. 15% discount for group registration of  at least 5 persons. 885-2546 daily.  CLOTHING BOUTIQUE  for sale in Sechelt  885-2747  #35  Boats  1967 Volkswagen camper van,  good engine & camping equipment. Best offer. 886-7041.     tfir  1970 Ford Pick-up, 6-cyl, $1.0007  Call Lindy: 886-2622 Thurs -  Sundays only. tfn  1966 Pontiac Grande Pariessian,  283,70,000 miles on re-built  motor.$300.886-9890 #35  1976 Ford, crewcab. 15,000 miles,  heavy duty P.S. & P.B. excell.:  cond. $5,500.  -16ft.     travel     trailer,     interjpri  totally renovated.     Used onee.lr,  $1,850. 886-2628. #3gf  14' Flying Junior Fibreglass  Sailboat. 8' Plywood Sabot  sailing dinghy, dacron sails.  886-2396. #35  Reconditioned 16 ft. Reinell  runabout with brand new full  canvas top. With or without  40 H.P. Evinrude O/B in good  condition on tilt trailer. Must be  seen. Offers at 886-2323. tfn  25' Mariner Sport Fisherman,  165 H.P. Mercruiser I/O,  165 H.P. Mercruiser I/O, c/w  compass depth gauge, built  1971, approx. 400 hours on  engine. 886-9246. #35  50 H.P. Mercury O/B., long  shaft, manual start c/w tank and  controls. Excellent running cond.  $450. 886-2738.        #36  Storage for runabout boats to  15 ft. on trailer preferred. Geo.  Elander,   Shaw   Rd.   Gibsons.   #35  14' Runabout, 9.9 Merc, boat  trailer. 886-7983. #35  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone:     885-9425,  885-9747,885-3643,886-9546. tfn  Log salvage boat: 23 ft., 2 station  hydraulics, good accommodation.  VHF. $7,500. 886-2365. #35  ��� Portraits     ��� Weddings     ���  ��� Passports   * Commercial   ���  ��� Copy and Restoration work ���  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call 886-7964  PROFESSIONAL EAR PIERCING  Fast and sterile. Birthstone  studs, at GIBSONS GIRL & GUYS  SALON. 886-2120  Hay for sale - $1.00 a bale. Mulch  50 cents. 885-9357. tfn  HORSESHOEING  BOB HOPKINS  886-9470 tfh  ��� HORSESHOEING*  Horse Manure for Sale. T. Bo we.  886-7967  Obituaries  Edmond: John Edward, aged 76,  passed away in St Mary's Hospital in Sechelt on August 27,  1977. Survived by hi s loving wife,  Sarah of Madera Parte, two  daughters, Isabel Gooldrup of  Madeira Park and Ivy Lee of  Sechelt, five grandchildren and  nine great-grandchildren. Private family service was held at  the Devlin Hirer al Home,  Gibsons, followed by cremation.  Mr. Edmond was a veteran of  World Wars I and I.  "Gawne: Passed away August 23,  _. 1977. Gordon Franklin Gawne  ' late of Sechelt, aged 55 years.  Survived by his loving wife Alice,  daughter Catherine and her husband Michael Skulsky of Surrey,  grand-daughter Michele, two  sisters Margret of Deep Cove,  Irene of Seattle, nieces, nephews  and many friends. Funeral  service was held Saturday,  August 27th, in Burnaby. Cremation followed. Devlin Funeral  Home directors.  Kirkham: Passed away August  26, 1977. Frederick Kirkham,  late of Gibsons in his 103rd year.  Survived by his laving wife,  Florence, brother Sam of Vancouver, sister Lucy jRooke of  Winnipeg, nieces aid nephews.  Service will be held Wednesday,  August 31st at 2:00 p.m. in the.  Vancouver Crematorium Chapel,  41st and Fraser. Rev. D. Morgan  ' officiating. In lieu of flowers  donations appreciated to St.  Mary's Hospital Devlin Funeral  Home directors J  Pets  Female German Shepherd,  spayed, 3 yrs. old. Good with  children, good watch-dog. Call  886-9219. #35  Terrier-cross puppies.  883-9665.  #39  YOUR AUTOPLAN CENTRE  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  Gibsons  886-2607  1966 Olds,  cond. $700  886-9427.  Delta  firm.  88,   excell.  886-2111  or  #35  Body shot  Chevy Stn  886-2381.  -  runs  good,   1962  Wgn.  $50. after 5.  #35  BE HAPPY  with this new 3 bedroom elegant home with panoramic  view on Sargent Road.  ft Over 1400sq. ft. finished  ft Roughed in fireplace & bathroom in basement  ft Double glazed windows  ft Heatilator Fireplace  ft 1V2 Bathrooms  A SUPER BUY AT $59,900.00  Phone 886-2311  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  P.S. Buy Now and Save!  Just started construction on new 3 bedroom home with  panoramic view on Sargeant Road.  ft 1200 sq. ft. to be finished  Another GREAT BUY at only $49,900.00  IDEAL RETIREMENT HOME  1559 ABBS ROAD  With Income that covers taxes, Insurance &  utilities!  Panoramic view. Landscaped grounds. 2 carports. Blacktop  parking area. 1180 sq. ft. folly Insulated home with finished  basement. Large carpeted sundeck. 50 ft. covered patio. 2  bedrooms, den, dining room, living room/fireplace, modem  cabinet kitchen has cozy eating area, range with upper ft lower  ovens, Kitchen Aide dishwasher. Basement inch-des self-  contained guest quarters, family room/fireplace, laundry/  workshop. 428 sq. ft. self ���contained mother-in-law suite above  one carport. $76,000. Call 886-755$ 6:00 - 9:00 pan.  RELAX  .....in the comfort of  your own home.  SUBDIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  HOMES  JONMcRAE  885-3670  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Office: 886-2277  Vancouver Line:  Toll Free r 682-1513  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3545  APPRAISALS  SIORTAGES  NOTARYPUBUC  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-2277  Devlin Funeral Home  1665 Seaview Rd.,  Gibsons      886-9551  CEMETERY ROAD: Imagine 6 acres  plus a modern approx. 6 year old home In  rural Gibsons. The home has 3 bedrooms  on the main floor. Full unfinished basement. 2 fireplaces. Carport. This is an  exceptionally good buy considering the  lovely 6 acres of property.    F.P. 165,500.  FAIRMONT ROAD: Four bedrooms in  this 1360 sq7 ft. home. Fireplaces up  and down. Two bathrooms plus ensuite  Full basement with finished rec room,  utility and workshop. Double carport.  Low maintenance landscaping so you can  enjoy your view of the Bay area and out  through the gap from your living room,  dining room or eating nook. F.P. $87,500.  SARGENT ROAD: Large family home  with a panoramic view on a landscaped  lot. Three bedrooms, ensuite off the  master. Fireplaces up and down. Finished basement includes rec room, laundry room and workshop. Close to scluipls  and shopping.        . F.P.SeV-CO.  WATERFRONT: Mission Point at Davis  Bay. Two small cottages on 60' waterfront property with a 20' lane along side.  Property is on Tsawcome lease land and  is prepaid to October 1093. Level to  beach, privacy, and spectacular unobstructed view. Tenant presently renting  one of the cottages. This is your opportunity to invest in desirable water-  frontage for only: F.P. $24,900.  SARGENT ROAD: Custom built home on  a lovely landscaped terraoed view lot.  Fireplaces up and down (heatilators).  Master bedroom has ensuite. Mahagony  custom cabinets. Full basement wit)  finished rec room. Separate utility room  and a workshop. Carport and cement  driveway. F.P. 164,900.  TUWANEK: Only one block to beach,  full view of Inlet, Piped community  water available. 80' x 140'. NEW low  price ONLY: F.P. 19,900.  GLASSFORD ROAD: Beautiful well built  Spanish style home in new development  area. Many extras including arches  throughout,, lovely .fireplaces up and  down. Extra large master bedroom and  a 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. $52,000.  MARTIN ROAD: Beautifully landscaped  yard sets off this lovely 2 bedroom home.  Breathtaking view of Bay area and Keats  Island. On sewer with blacktopped  driveway and carport. Includes washer,  dryer, fridge and stove. Priced reduced  for quick sale. F.P.$39,900.  DAVIS BAY: Laurel Road: If it's a view  you want, this is the lot - here is a panoramic view of the Trail Islands, West  Sechelt and all of Davis Bay. This lot  is easy to build upon with many large  evergreens for privacy. Lot size is  approx. 80' x 135'. F.P.$16,900.  LOTS  GOWER POINT ROAD:  FAIRVIEW ROAD: 'REVENUE' - This  new duplex on a V6 acre lot represents  the ideal investment property. There are  1232 sq. ft. in both of these aide by side  At the corner *uites. Features are poet and beam con-  of 14th. This property has levels cleared ^ruction with feature wall, fireplaces  for the building site of your choice. ��"d ��undecks. There Is appeal to sepa-  Excellent view of Georgia Strait. Appro  ximately 80' x 250'.  F.P. $16,500.  GRANDVIEW ROAD: Quality built new  1300 sq. ft. home with full basement.  Many extra features Including heatilator  fireplace, 2 full baths R.I. In basement.  Built-in dishwasher, fridge and stove and  W/W carpeting throughout.  F.P.$58,500.  COCHRANE ROAD: Good building lot  65' x 130'. Close to shopping and the  ocean. Sewer easement of 10' on S.E.  side of lot. F.P. $12,500.  FLUME ROAD: Like New!! 12' x 60'  mobile home, with bay windows. Fully  skirted crawl space, large sundeck and  entrance. Includes appliances, air conditioning, metal storage tried and oil  tank. All this and a beautiful setting  close to Flume Park and beach. The lease  pad area Is landscaped and nestled In  the trees for privacy. F.P. $14,900.  HILLCREST ROAD: Lovely custom built  family hom_Un_flBffll ���'Vt f,*noran"e  view. WltC �����V***" fireplace  is just one j_p��fmny exclusive features  plus large room sizes, sundeck and full  basement. Owner transferred. Must be  ��,ld. F.P. $49,900.  rate rental markets with a 2 and a 3 bedroom suite. Assumption of present mortgage makes purchase very easy and a  yearly income of over $7000.00 makes  this property hard to beat.    F.P.$75,000..  SOUTH FLETCHER: A perfect family  home with 4 bedrooms. Haa a beautiful  view from the large living room. Feature  wall fireplace. Large kitchen and eating  area. All of this over a Vi basement.  Rear access from a lane. Separate workshop. A super value for only:  F.P.$39,900.  CHASTER ROAD: 5 large skylights  provide bright and sunny living in this  large 3 bedroom, full basement home.  Nestled in the trees for privacy yet only  2 blocks from the new school. Custom  cabinets, 2 finished fireplaces, nearly  500 feet of sundeck, large carport, shake  roof. This home is a must to see:  F.P. $56,000.  NORTH FLETCHER: 3 bdrm. home on  approx. 80' x 145' lot. The living room  and master bdrm. share the beautiful  view off Keats, the Gap & the Bay area.  Features 330 sq. ft. wrap around sundeck w/ wrought iron railings. Separate  garage, tool shed, nicely landscaped.  This home Is an excellent value.  F.P. $42,900.  PRATT ROAD: Near proposed new  school site. This lot Is cleared and ready  to build on. Mature fruit trees dot this  76'x 125'lot. F.P. $13,500.  HILLCREST ROAD: Beautiful view at  the end of a quiet cut de sac. All underground services so there is nothing to  martheview. These lots are cleaned and  ready to build upon. The ravine in front'  will ensure your privacy. These lots represent excellent value.  Priced from $13,900. to $16,000.  WATERFRONT: Sechelt Reserve lease:  Large lot approximately 60' x 300'.  Small, rented cottage on level waterfront lot. Hydro in, water available.  This is a very exclusive protected area.  FULL PRICE: F.P. $5,750.  ABBS ROAD: At the corner of School  Road. Exoellent extra-large building lot'  with spectacular view of Bay, Howe  Sound & Georgia Strait. Approximately  75x150 feet. F.P. $16,800.  LANGDALE: Investment value: This  beautiful view lot has but one flaw, it  is partially in ravine. With "some fill,  this could be a truly lovely building lot  and at this price...how can you lose?  On Langdale Ridge in an area of quality  new homes. MAKE AN OFFER.  F.P. $7,500.  SCHOOL & WYNGART ROADS: Only  6 of these Duplex zoned lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay,  cloae to schools and shoppings. All lots  perfectly suited to slde-by-slde or up/  down duplex construction. SPECIALLY  PRICED NOW: Only 1 will be sold at  $14,500. and only 1 O $15,500. Act nowl  SHAW ROAD: Newly completed!  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 on sewer  and all services are going fast! Get  yours now while they last. Priced from:  F.P. $11,900.  ACREAGE  ROBERTS CREEK: 2V. acres nicely  sloping land right next to Camp Byng  Insuring privacy and fully treed at that  side of the property. Mostly cleared,  access road part way in. Don't miss the  opportunity to purchase this large piece  of land for. only: F.P. $14.500.  NORTH ROAD . S. CHAMBERLIN:  Exceptionally well priced 5 acre level  property half way between Gibsons and  Langdale. Front has been cleared and  -filled. Back of property is like a park  with a creek running through etc. Road  allowance at side is the extension of  Chamberlin Road. F.P. $27,500.  GRANDVIEW ROAD AT 9th: Over V.  acre very private with view. House plans  and building permit paid for and included  In price. Foundation, floor slab, and  plumbing all in for a 28 x 42 (1176 sq.  ft. building). F.P. $19,900.  GIBSONS: Excellent prospects for the  one who holds this potentially commercially zoned acreage of 5 acres.  F.P. $60,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the. centre.  Develop both sides of the road. Try all  offers. 5 acres. F.P. $30,000.  CEMETERY ROAD:     Enjoy the quiet  privacy of one acre In rural Gibsons.  The property Is all level usable land.  Treed with eome view.        F.P; $17,900. 12.  Coast News, August 30,1977.  VINYLDECK  IS THE FINAL DECK  For maintenance free weatherproof attractive  sun decks and patios, call:  886-7259  PACIFIC VINYLDECK  Fishing Charter  Special  Board 30' KODIAK II  $60 per day  for 2 people  Capacity 6 people  gas & bait  additional  SUpperfcGulde  Craig Goodman  :4    883-2343  Garden Bay, B.C.  NOTICE  STREET LIGHTS,  Requests for the installation of street lights in  1978 will be received by the Regional District  to September 30,1977.  Information regarding proper petitions to  establish specified areas for street lighting  purposes may be obtained from the undersigned.  Mrs. A. G. Pressley  Wharf Street, Sechelt  885-2261  SHERIFF'S SALE  In the County Court of Vancouver held at Vancouver, British Columbia #F771259  BETWEEN Board of Industrial Relations  Plaintiff  AND Kruse Drug Stores Ltd. Defendant  Under and by virtue of a Writ of Seizure and  Sale issued out of the above-mentioned Court and  to me directed,  I have seized the goods and.  chattels of Kruse Drug Stores Ltd.  located at  Gibsons, British Columbia..  On the 13th day of September, A.D. 1977, at  11'.-00 in the forenoon I will offer for sale by sealed  tender at the office of Sheriff Services, 2nd Floor  1190 Melville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, all the right, title and interest of the said  Kruse Drug Stores Ltd. in the above-mentioned  goods and chattels for the best available price,  to be sold where is, as is, particulars not guaranteed.  Written bids may be sent to the Sheriff's Office,  2nd Floor 1190 Melville Street, Vancouver,  British Columbia, and must be accompanied by  a certified cheque or money order made payable  to the Minister of Finance for 20% of the total  bid. These bids are to be at the above office no  later than the 12th day of September, A.D. 1977.  The successful tender will pay the balance of the  purchase price to the Sheriff within 10 days from  the date of the sale.  Interested persons may inspect the above goods  and chattels by contacting Robert C. Reid, Esq.,  Barrister & Solicitor, at Gibsons, British Columbia, 886-2207.  D. S. Duncan  Sheriff  County of Vancouver Region 2  Harbour Ratepayers  4 *  Church Services  Roman Catholic Service*  Rev.T.Nicholson,Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  5.00 p.m.Saturday and 12Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechelt: 8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  living's Landing Hall  8.00p.m. Sat. eves.  SALVATION ARMY  Camp Sunrise  Hopkins Landing  Sundays 10:30 a.m.  In the Chapel  886-9432  Everyone is Welcome  SEVENTH-DAY AD VENT1ST  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  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30 a.m. ��� St. John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886-2333  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. 7:30p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  The views expressed in this  column are not necessarily those  of die Coast News.  Politics in Pender Harbour, as  in many places, has long been  divided between those^fab would  like to make it their home and  those who would Ike it to make  their fortune.  The former ate far more  numerous but tie latter are far  more dedicated.  In preparing the fast draft  of the Offical Pender Harbour  Community Plan it was clear, the  fortune-huntershave nailed down  all the key points.  The first overall goal of the  plan is "to preserve the natural  character of the. area and maintain a sense of ruralcommumty".  This is of course what householders want and there is a  chance many have just read this  far and laid the plan down reassured. This would leave them  with a completely false impression indeed because the next  thing they would have read if  they'd gone on wouH be a series  of proposals to aboish the rural  zone with its 49-acre minimum  lot size, to encourage residential  subdivisions with bts less than  a half-acre in see, to hold the  door open to condominiums and  "cluster developments", and to  encourage the growth of marinas  on the waterfront.  If there is a plan of action more  likely to destroy any rural com  munity's sense of rural community faster than encouraging high-  density subdivisions, condominiums and "dister developments", it would be difficult to  imagine it.  The fact is -that the plan as  presently constituted is sailing  under fab? colours. To be Honest  it should read that its overall  goal, rather than to preserve  the existing community, is to  destroy the existing community  and put in its plaoe a crowded  suburban-type residential and  recreational complex like Deep  Cove, Lions Bay, Steveston or  Edmonds, Washington. This is  the type of com muni y that occurs  when an area lays itself open to  development pres aire from a  nearby metropolis, and the Pender plan in first draft was the  most development-boosting plan  to appear so far in the Sunshine  Coast region.  The Lasqueti Island Community Plan endorses a minimum  lot size of ten acres, completely  banishes marinas exept in specified areas and provides that  houses on the watefront be built  no closer than 300 feet apart.  The Gambier Island Plan states  as its goal something quite similar to Pender Harbour's: "topre:  serve and enhance the rural  character and peacefulness of  the Island, and to protect its  natural beauty and views." But  they mean what they say - no  GRANTHAMS LANDING  IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT  GENERAL  MEETING  SEPT. 17th  7:30 p.m.  COMMUNITY HALL  MICK ALVARO  BULLDOZING  ft Stump Disposal  ��� Land Clearing  * Road Building  HOURLY RATEorCONTRACT  886-9803  car ferry, no road expansion,  no marinas, no commercial  activities and average lot sizes of  4.9 acres and 9.2 acres.  One might argue that these  plans come from areas too remote  and underpopulated to be compared with Pender Harbour, but  studying them is still revealing  as to just how mudi freedom to  choose community density is  being offered us in the form of  community plans. We are given  a chance to define progress in  our own terms - and many communities are making the most of  it.  Bowen Island is certainly no  less under pressue to develop  than the Sechelt Peninsula. It  is within commuting distance of  Vancouver, it is already partially  built up and big development  money is heavily invested there.  Nevertheless the community  plan recently completed on Bowen comes down flatly on the  side of "preserving the status-  quo", that is, putting the brakes  on real estate devebpment while  enshrining the lifestyle of the  existing community. Even in  core areas there is a hard and  fast minimum lot size of one acre.  Moving closer to home, the  first draft of the Roberts Creek  Plan seems to fall in line with  the Bowen Plan, emphasizing  existing community values and  strengthening rather than abolishing the 5-aae minimum established under fie Regional  District zoning byJaws. Even  in Sechelt, community planners  propose to limit higher density  housing to "portions of the  Sechelt Isthmus only", exclude  apartments and retain the 4.9-  acre minimum over large parts  of the plan area.  In presenting the first draft  of the Pender Harbour Community Plan planner Robyn Addison  noted that in aboishing the rural  4.9-acre zone completely and  putting in its place an average lot  size of .49 acres with no hard and  fast minimum at all, the Planning  Committee had opened the area  up to a theoretical population pf  77,000 people. Bushessman Oili  Sladey, who knows whereof he  speaks when it comes to local  land development, assured Ms.  Addison that the amount of  unusable land would probably  limit real population to half that,  but it still leaves us looking at  something   over  35,000.      The  COAST  FURNISHINGS  ��� TEAK  ��� WATER BEDS  ��� CARPETS-LINO  ��� DRAPERIES  ��� KITCHEN CABINETS  ��� FREE ESTIMATES  Gibsons,  B.C.  LeonKazakoff   886-9093  /MJL Am&SLW) Fm  Pulse  Hash  GWG  Cords, Jeans,  Gabardines  Tam-O-Shanter T-Shirts  All Sizes  LADIES WEAR  STILL MANY ITEMS  50% OFF  Men's  Jockey  Turtlenecks  1/2 Price  Diapers  $5.00 dozen  Diaper Liners  $2.00  Values to $11.65  This view of Irvine's Landing Marina is taken from across the harbour on the Francis  'eninsula Road.  Pender Harbour Clinic  Editor:  Pender Harbour residents pay  a very large portion of the taxes  on the hospital at Sechelt - so,  how is it we have to pay an  additional tax of $7,000 a year for  the Pender Harbour doctor to get  cross coverage for weekends  only?  Why haven't we got equal  rights with each working doctor  taking one night of duty on rotation at the hospital?  Apparently the doctors get  fee for service for looking at  the patients so they are not  losing by looking at Pender  Harbour patients.  If we can't have equal privileges with the Sechelt doctors why  don't we call for another referendum and vote on the following:  "We are in favour of paying no  taxes toward St. Mary's Hospital unless the Pender Harbour  and District doctor is given his  equal shift and privileges at the  hospital without pay-off money  from our district."  Wasn't Pender Harbour  democratic and helped vote the  hospital    move    from    Pender  Harbour to Sechelt?  Now the Sechelt doctors want  $7,000 each year for cross coverage or $18,000 for full every day  cross coverage. Stupid, wan't  it? And grateful, aren't they?  These are some of the same  doctors who inspired the move.  Now they laugh.  Gusty Thomas,  Pender Harbour.  Marina ends  Hugh Carter, owno- of Sakinaw  Lake Marina, phoned the Coast  News last week to announce that  effective Labour D%r the marina  will be closing permanently.  Carter cited rezoning difficulties  with the regional board as the  reason for the closue.  Carter had approached the  regional board with a request  that he have a foty-acre piece  of land rezored for tie expansion  of his facilities. Ihe regional  board felt that this was too much  and were willing to rezone only  approximately twelve acres.  Chevron  Pender Harbour Chevron  corner Hiway 101 & Francis Peninsula  883-2392  24-HOUR TOWING  REDROOFFS TO EARLS COVE  >' -f'������'���. CX':if~'\'r:*:"^'f*^'"^'������-;.'/'.'j'���:.- ���.. *  GOVT CERTIFIED  population of all of Area 'A',  including Egmont and much other  territory not in the plan, was  something around 1,700 according to the latest Regional District figures.  Do the people of Pender Harbour really want the population  density of ther community .to  increase to twenty times its  present level? Does the pro-  development lobby on the Planning Committee really believe  this would be a good way to  preserve our "sense of rural  community"?  Clearly the community density  projected in the first draft of  the plan is grossly happropriate.  This was evident when Ms.  Addison first brought the matter  up and that first meeting was  given to understand the subject  of density was to be thoroughly  re-considered. Those members  of the plan commit ee who tend  to argue on the side, of preserving the high quality of life  in Pender Harbour, Art and Mary  Joss, Joe Harrison and Jim  Causey, sought to have the density matter re-worked bit in spite  of their effort ���> important  changes have been made as the  plan comes up tosecondreading.  ��� It can be said of course that  making provisionfor high density  does not necessarity create high  density - makkig spaces for 30  thousand people doesn't mean  the developers and real estate  salesmen are gohgto find 30,000  buyers to take them up. What it  does mean however is that developers will have a free hand  to bring in as many as they can  find. With the Gulf Islands all  under the lOecre freeze, the  lower mainland under the agricultural freeze and the rest of  the Sunshine Coastunder stricter  density control, Pender Harbour  would become something of a  developer's haven, and coupled  with its great natural attractiveness the place would find itself  under terrific pressure.  This might prove a boon to  the fortune-seekers but to the  people who value the area as  a place to live it would be a  disaster. There is time to prevent it, but to do so the householders are going to ha\e to pick  up some of the dedication and  organization of tie fortune-  seekers ' and start timing up at  planning meetings. (The next is  this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m.  In the library of die Madeira  Park Elementary School.) Another good move would be to  make sure you're a member of  the Ratepayers Association - if  you're not,' send $2.00 to the  Secretary, Pender Harbour and  District Ratepayers Association,  Madeira Park, or call Evans  Hermon at 883-2745.  *********.**��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*  i *  ��  ��  ��  ��  eves. 883-9698 or 883-2334  MECHANIC  CHARGEX  CHEVRON CREDIT CARD  MASTIRCHARCE  RATS  got  get  'em?  'em!  i  CHILDRENS  WEAR  STILL MANY ITEMS  30% OFF  BELOW COST Men's Wear to Clear!  FASHIONS  NORTH ISLAND  PEST CONTROL  WORK GUARANTEED  AT REASONABLE RATES  Local Licensed Operator  Charlie Cairns 885-3606  ����������������������������������������������������������������  Down in the dumps J  ���     ��  cause your car body ��  J     We handle I.C.B.C. claims.  has lumps ?  Welt then  call  WaUVen 1  AOTi  1BB6-7199    e��QY  3**********��*���������������� ������������* '*��������������������������������������������������?  ��  ��  ��  ��  i  ��  t  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  .��  ��  ��  ��  ��  (  ��  ��  ��  ��  �� ���   r- ..-**. ������- ���<;&$*��&.  ��� ' XfM,  If^t^ift:  %.   f~  ���Mi.  Laura Mathieson of Davis Bay was fbating  tranquilly on her inner tube in Davis Bay last  week when the Coast News photogr spher came by  and induced her to stand up on it and suddenly  tranquillity was gone. Sony Laura.  ���attic  j   ��� Antiques  ���   ��� Curios |  |    ��� Boutique {  i        Clothing i  I & Custom Sewing !  i.   ���-���       x     ; i  i     Open 11:00-5:30 <  j          Tues.-Sat. I  !          886-2316 i  i i  ' On   Hwy. 101   overiooktng j  vou-  DELS  I Bulk Imported Cheeses  Fresh European  j Meats & Sausage  and a full line of  ( Table Ready Foods  ��� DELICATESSEN  * CAFETERIA  I Sunnycrest Centre  tide tables  Tue. Aug. 30  0010  0545  1210  0640  7.3  13.9  4.8  14.5  Wed. Aug. 31 0050  6.7  0640  13.5  1245  5.7  0705  14.2  Thur. Sept. 1 0125  6.2  0735  13.1  0130  6.8  0735  13.9  STANDARD TIME  Sat. Sept. 3 0250  0920  0250  0840  Sun. Sept. 4  Fri.  0205  0820  0200  0800  5.9  12.7  7.8  13.6  0335  1035  0345  0910  0435  1200  0450  0950  COURTESY OF  Mon. Sept. 5  GIBSONS LANES  Hwy 101,   886-2086  Ask  for this  folder  from our  representative,  who will be at:  Bella Beach Motel,  Sechelt. Tel: 885-9561  On Wednesday, September 7th  If you require financing to slart, modernize or  expand your business and are unable to  obfain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or if you are interested in the  FBDB management services of counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  FEDERAL  BUSINESS  DEVELOPMENT BANK  ID  145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver, B. C. 980-6571  Opening new doors to small business.  Lockstead reports from Legislature  Municipal Affairs: During the  summer sitting of the legislature  the Social Credit Minister of  Municipal Affairs, the Honour-  . able Hugh Curtis, has sought to  alter the role of the local government. The Islands Trust is now  virtually under the direct control  of Victoria, and changes to the  Municipal Act will drastically  shift power away from the local  level (i.e. Regional Boards) to  Victoria (the Department of  Municipal Affairs). I disagree  with this centralizing of power in  Victoria for one basic and simple  reason. I believe that local  people and their directly elected '  officials are more responsive to  local needs than is a larger, less  responsible bureaucracy in Victoria.  Presently   the   Powell   River  Regional District is made up of(  seven elected officials who have  hired a full time secretary,  treasurer, planner and planning  assistant. These people are responsible for a great variety of  local community affairs such as  hospital, zoning, subdivision  applications, and general regional  planning. All modern growing  communities need these services  although to be sure they do at  times exasperate certain individuals whose personal desires conflict with the aims of the entire  community. Some individual  toes are stepped on.  The point of all this boils down  to: If you had a complaint about  subdivision, zoning, or some  problem to do with land or buildings, would you rather deal with  a regional board in your own area,  GIBSONS  Building Supplies  886-8141  Our Sale  is Still On  or the Department of Municipal  Affairs and a minister in Victoria?  The Social Credit government  does not believe that local people  and their elected officials are intelligent, responsible and far  sighted enough to deal with local  problems. I cannot agree with  this philosophy.  ��� ��� C-  Coast News, August 30,1977.  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  13.  II  IL  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALLR.SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  II  33=  ~~Z  ���~\  ������  ~���  arc  as  ax  ������  ���~z  ace  ������  AATE   II  ac     3 .  LETS TALK DEALS  Losing 200 ft. of floor space and must clear stock  i  LETS TALK DEALS ON  CALIFORNIA MX  MACHINERY  Best Selection  Best Deal  The latest in pro   skateboard   equipment  also now available  ALWAYS OPEN.FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9:00 - 5:30  Centre of Sechelt, Highway 101 885-2131  ������  =cz=  3Z  ���~\  ���~z  3TC  3E3C  ������  ~���  ���������  ������  Sales & Service  JU'J  Gibsons  HOURS OF BUSINESS:  8:30am-5:30pm  Monday-Satyrday  Dealer: BRUCE WALLIS  'H r,C  September 1st  with B.C. Tel's  co-operation, our phone  will be operating by Sept. 1st  886-8181  located at Peninsula Transport  ��� complete line of Series 53 & Series 71  In-Line & "V" parts  ��� comparable to Vancouver prices  ��� all parts Guaranteed  Residence: 886-7356  World's largest manufacturer oF replacement parts  for General Motors Diesel Engines.  Hiim V  August 30,1977.  The usual $5.00 prize of correct local on of the above. Send your entries to the Coast News,  Box 460, Gibsons, B^GV Last week 1he name that came out of the box proved to be that of  the owner of the pictured object.t-Itwas Jean Muller of Pratt Road in Gibsons. Mrs. Mul-  ler's letter is printed below.      -���;. .  GumbootiVavf reunion     Guess Where  Jehovahs  convene  "Endure through Close  Association" is the theme of  the upcoming assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses to be held on  September 3rd and 4th of this  year.  The program wil feature the  importance of bidding closeness  in the family and points from the  Bible will show individual members of the family, young and  old, how they can contribute to  successful family living.  A warm invitation is extended  to all, especialy to hear the  assembly high%ht, a public  talk entitled "Maintain Your  Confidence Firm to the End", to  be given by Mr. n Walker on  Sunday, September 4, 1977 at  2:00 p.m.  The assembly wil take place at  the Assembly Hall of Jehovah's  Witnesses, 15577 82nd Avenue,  Surrey, Bic. The program will  begin Saturday at 1:55 p.m. and  Sunday at 9:00 a.m.  All persons welcome, no  collection.  Editor's Note: An account of  "The Gumboot Navy" appears  in the Seventh Issue of the -Raincoast Chronicles, now available!  The veterans of the Fishermen's Reserve of the .Royal  Canadian Navy (World Yfax II)  are holding a reunion on Saturday  October 1st in the Drill ifiall of  HMCS Discovery, Vancouver.  This will be a buffet dinner  followed by dancing and:7^spli-:  cing the main brace".      XX[-  This Reserve was organized  shortly before the laJSt'" war.  Commander James McCUllough,  R.C.N., Officer Commanding  Auxiliary Vessels, Pacific^Coast,  put it this way: "On this coast  there are many reaches'.'; not  properly charted and the" inlets  are tricky and treacherous and  this calls for, not deep sea men  of the merchant marine type,  but fishermen and towboat men.  We don't need boats as much as  we need experienced 'trien."  However, both were recruited;  and where did the boats come  from? ^%:' '  Well, in World War I, ti��i|U;S.  Coast Guard built speciall'Sub-  marine-chasers to guard ajjpihst  enemy submarine activity."; U.S.  Submarine    Chaser    #34l7>?was  typical.      90'   long,   narrow  of  beam, she was built of well-aged  yellow cedar and so strottjp^ reinforced  at the  fo'c'sIelSeams  that she could weather anyjof the  40 foot seas of a typical; Pacific  sou'easter with ease.   When the  war was over she and her/sister  ships were sold as surplus.  When the Volstead Act became  law in the U. S. many Canadians  became very concerned Over the  plight of their thirsty American  cousins. These surplus- subchasers were quickly snapped up  and converted to "rum-ninbers".  U.S. Submarine-Chaser #3|jlwas  now the "Marauder" (combining  Maureen and Audrey).    'pX..  It was no secret that Japan had  many of its Naval Reservists well  scattered throughout the��~B.C.  fishing industry in the .yl930's.  On many an occasion (usually  when under the influenced*", their  favourite rice water, sake,~>some  boasted that Japan would one day  invade this country and they,  the reservists, would be taking  an active part in this. It is also  well-known that in these times  once could buy B.C. Coast marine  charts, printed in Japan, that  Were considered superior in  accuracy to British Admiralty  charts.  Because of this and because  the Royal Canadian Navy could  ill afford to spare any ships to  defend the Pacific (their committment to Atlantic convoys  was so heavy in the early war  yeafirs) a Naval Reserve was  formed consisting of rnen who  had at least three years shipping  experience (fishing, tow-boating,  etc.). And the ships used? The  wheel went full circle now. The  flipst. sea-worthy vessels were  these original Sub-chasers-rum  runners-fish packers for the most  piart, and the ex-rum runners  (at one time, the hunted) that  crewed these packers now became the hunters. U.S. Sub-  Chaser #341 was now HMCS  Marauder and her owner, Duncan  Sim, a Navy Officer.  hi 1939 they were called to  active duty as a regular branch  of the Navy for the duration of  hostilities. Besides patrol work  they regularly 'swept' the entrances to coastal ports every morning  for possible mines planted by  enemy submarines, or were  'Examination Vessels at strategic  points on the coast.  ;7"Men of steel in ships of  Wbod," said Commander Mc-  Cullough. "They can navigate  this coast with their eyes shut.  No deep-water man could tackle  it;-he would hesitate to venture,  even in daylight, between the  rocks and the reefs which these  men take in the dark. Also they  know everyone on the coast,  every boat, and little escapes  their vigilance. They check reports of radio interference which  might imply illegal wireless sets.  They regularly inspect abandoned  coastal mines suspected of being  used or developed as potential  enemy submarine bases."  Mailbag  Dear Sir:  Referring to Coast News, page  12 of "Guess Whae", you have  a picture of the windmills in front  of our place with Tom Morans  house in the background. These  windmills pictured were built  by my late husband, Charles  Muller, who passed away last  September.  The windmill and boats in the  picture are on top of the archway leading into our front yard.  The other windmill and sail boat  is on top of an imitation light  house and was at the Salvation  Army Camp at Langdale before  we moved here.  Thanks so much for the picture,  it is really good and I am cutting  it out of the paper and keeping  it.  Mrs. Jean E. Muller  BAHA'I  FAITH  You  invited  to meet with Godfrey  Neil Nix 8. Sc, of  Nottingham University,  England, who is travelling across Canada for a  month speaking on the  Bahai Faith.  Place: Ripper Home,  King Road. September  1st,   7:30   p.m.       Call  886-2078  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST LEASE TO OWN  Before you buy, investigate the advantages of this rent-  to-own plan. All monies paid apply to purchase. Why tie  up your cash or borrowing power. 1st and 1 at months  rent and drive away.      EXAMPLES  ���77Van  Econolne  $127 per mo.  '77 Cougar  $129par mo.  '77F-250  $138per mo.  '77Gumn>  $131 per mo.  '77F-100  '/a tan  $119permo.  '77 Volare  $117 per mo.  CALL LARRY HAYES-RICHARDS COLLECT|  Belmont Leasing Ltd. .aa  1160M arine Dr ive ^uT^  North Va nco uver, B. CD. 0Q479A  gel-  Sound Construction  Carpen ter-Contractor  Interior Finishing  \        ^  House. 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Group Includes a 100%  brushed cotton in Wash Blue  and a second group of 100%  cotton corduroy In colors of  Navy, Brown, Green and Rust.  Sizes: 8 to 16.  SUPER     $      .88  VALUE  Reg. $12.99 to $14.99  TODDLERS  Pant andT-Shirt  Girl's  100% Cotton  DENIM  OVERALL  Big zipper front, Indigo-dyed,  Medium Blue with contrast  stitching. Button side opening. Size: 7-14.  Reg. 9.97  $  J .97  BOYS'  SPORT OR  DRESS SHIRTS  Nice assortment of print  patterns in h \aricl* "I colors  including Blues. Tans. Beiges  and others. leatures long  sleexes and one flap pocket,  regular placket stxlc button  front.   Sizes H in  1M.  4.99 Value  SETS  little childrens long vlec\c  I Shin top with colorful print  fronts and matching pull on  pants. Suitable for little bo\ s  or girls ii, IIMI"., washable  pol   ester     Sizes: 2 to   <\.  Girls'  Cowl Neck  BLOUSON  TOP  100% acrylic 18-gauge, tie  waist, stripe and metred.  Colors: Brown, Navy, Green  In sizes 8-14.  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