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 ^^pfr"y:':^:������x^/^^^^^i^^^^^^^���r^'���^''���^ ^'      "'  T  TILL ���/q_  'X-  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15| per copy on newsstands  The thirty-two foot Cris Craft, Louisa, ran on to a rock off Salmon Rock at very low tide  last Friday. John Smith and Herb Craig managed to get her off and towed her to the CBC  wharf. There were three men on board at the time of the accident.  W:  Pumped out, the Louisa is shown in the ways after her near sinking.  Picture taken from underneath the Louisa shows the extent of damage. If you look closely  you will see a full size pencil in the picture which will enable you to guage the size of the  hole in her hull.  Ferry service seen satisfactory  The new summer schedule  provided by the B.C. Ferry Corporation for the Horseshoe Bay-  Langdale run seems to be passing  its first test of the summer with  at least a passing grade. Reports  indicate that while, on the  severest test to date, there were  constant overflows at the Horseshoe Bay terminal just prior to  the July 1st weekend, basically  the new schedule has proven  effective in handling the heavy  -summer traffic with most sailings being pretty close to their  scheduled time.  At the most recent meeting of  the Sunshine Coast committee on  the ferry system with Bill Bouchard, Assistant Traffic Manager,  B.C. Ferry Corporation, both the  community representatives present and Bouchard expressed  basic satisfaction with the manner  in which the summer schedule  was  operating.      The   possible  alterations which were discussed  in the schedule at a previous  meeting have, however, proved  unworkable. Bouchard said that  he had investigated fully the  possibility of having the present  sailing ofthe Queen of New Westminster scheduled for 2:40 p.m.  moved back one hour but that  there was no way this could be  achieved without tangling the  schedules of the boats normally  on the Nanaimo run. The discussed change in the morning  which would see one of the triangle runs coming in here in the  morning instead of the middle  of the day would appear to be impractical at this time because of  the heavy tourist traffic in the  middle part of the day.  In regards to the proposed  fall schedule, Bouchard expressed an interest in a possible  public questionnaire to be circulated by  means of the  local  newspapers in order to get public  input. The questionnaire would  be drawn up by the Assistant  Traffic Manager himself and  would appear in the papers at  the end.of August.. It is possible  that on the heels of the questionnaire a public meeting could be  ��� Please turn to page 8  Catering  If you'd like to have the experience of full catering services  while enroute from Horseshoe  Bay to Langdale or vice versa It  Is recommended that you plan on  using these sailings: From  Horseshoe Bay at 11:30 a.m.,  1:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 7:40  p.m.; from Langdale at 12:35  p.m., 2:50 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and  8:50 p.m. Try it! You may like  it!  Controversy in Roberts Creek  An otherwise peaceful meeting called to discuss the future of  the Roberts Creek area broke^nto a storm of protest near the  end on Monday, June 27th. Tj^e occasion of the protest was the  unexpected reading by Regional Board Chairman Harry  Almond of abrief prepared fi% themeeting by Mr. G. Matson  of Leek Road in Roberts Creek!The brief advocated the setting  aside of industrial land for future use in the Roberts Creek area.  The storm broke because ttoe brief seemed in direct contradiction with all that had gone before in the reading and discussion ofthe first draft of the7Roberts Creek Official Community Plan.   A locialr reporter ym��o had claimed that there were  one of the three major growth  centres on the coast. The Roberts  Creek area can supply important  aesthetic and recreational .values  to the whole region because of  its strategic location."  At the outset of the meeting'  the   committee   was   introduced  by regional board representative <  Harry Almond who explained that  this was only the first of several  cussed including the enforcement of existing by-laws such as  logging in or by creeks, how to  police pollution aspects of the  plan, specifically airplane noise.  It was generally agreed that  airplanes were a nuisance but  not method of, controlling the  problem could be decided upon.  It was mentioned that Bowen  Island had petitioned both the  industrial plans "for theRobellts! Creek area and whose claims   meetings to be held with the   Federal   Department   of  Motor  had been strongly refuted 0_f" Almond in letters to the local    public and that everything was   Transport and Tyee Airways not  papers shrilled repeatedly "If have been vindicated. . I have  been vindicated," and others|of the eighty-six Roberts Creek  residents called their protests.!  The preamble to the first draft  of the official community plan,  which was prepared by the committee taking into account the  questionnaire which had been;  circulated last fall in the Roberts  Creek area, said "Roberts Creek  is a rural residential community  located between two mam centres. This plan is designed to  maintain the distinctive personality of Roberts Creek as a separate  community. Provision is made  for the growth ofthe area in a way  that will maintain the existing  amenities, recognizing it is not  Health Minister here  A Coast News reporter.found  Health Minister Bob McLelland  relaxing in the Cedars Inn last  head after close consultation with  a committee of medical and scientific advisors.    "That's all any  weekend, while the minister was 7 elected government can do," said  McLelland, "You have to proceed  with the best advice available to  you."  ���&  in this area* for a few days relaxation at the) invitation of Cedars.  Inn proprietor and old friend,  John Kavanaugh. The Opportun.  ity was taken to discuss briefly 7 On the controversial question  with the holidaying Cabinet| of the oil tankers coming down  Minister a feW; of the issues! the B.C.Coast from Alaska,  which are of 7concern locally, McLelland siaid that his govern-  as well as to allowhim a few ^ ment was oh record as being  words about the work of his own opposed to^the movement of oil  department! Sf 7 7   in  giant ^tankers  on  the   B.C.  subject to change. The plan was  then read aloud by various members of the committee and public  discussion was put off until the  end of the meeting.  In general the residents of  Roberts Creek seemed to be  satisfied with the plan, particularly the preamble and the  meeting grew irate after the brief  read at the end of the meeting  called into question much that  had gone before. Almond stated  clearly at the beginning of his  reading of Matson's brief that it  was not a committee recommendation and, in fact, the committee  had not seen the brief. Afterwards he admitted that he himself did endorse it and felt that  now was the time to prepare for  localized industry in the upper  Roberts Creek area, above the  powerlines.  Distinction  The main bone of contention  seemed to lie in the distinction  of a residential Roberts Creek  below the highway and Upper  Roberts Creek above the highway. The people of Upper  Roberts Creek present. at the  meeting clearly did hot want to  be part of an industrial reserve  of have '"��� non-aestheticl "'plans  shifted into their area, as was  the case with the proposed  limited-access highway which  was advocated five years ago.  Problems  In addition to the controversy  which broke out over the reading  at the end of the meeting of  Matson's brief, many other  individual   problems   were   dis-  to fly over Bowen Island. Aviation regulations specify that  planes remain 500 feet over unpopulated areas and 1,000 feet  over populated areas.  Other  The Roberts Creek community  plan also calls for the propane  tanks at Roberts Creek wharf to  be removed when the lease runs  out, though regional planner  Robyn Addison pointed out that  the lease was good until 1984.  Recycling was mentioned in the  plan and was to be encouraged.  Some strong feeling was expressed by the meeting about the  regional board's rejection of the  public questionnaire and it was  agreed that recycling should be  encouraged and that instead of a  weekly garbage pick-up some of  the money so spent should be  directed instead into recycling of  some waste materials. The community plan also endorsed a  restaurant in the commercial  core around the mouth of Roberts  Creek where there is a thirteen-  acre commercial area set aside  for future development.  Future  One thing would appear certain: with the endorsement by  the regional board representative  Chairman Almond, of the concept of an industrial area for  Upper Roberts Creek and the  strongly' voiced opposition of  the residents of that area for such  a concept, future public meetings  to discuss the Roberts Creek  community plan should prove  interesting.  Pender taxes high  McLelland came to politics  after a career in broadcasting  and journalism. This is his second term in Victoria, having been  first elected during the last  parliament as a member of the  opposition under the NDP.  Government. When queried  about how he felt about being  a cabinet member McLelland  said simply, "It's great!"  In outlining his department's  achievements since he had been  the Minister of Health, he said  "We have just instituted one of  the most long-term programs  anywhere in our coverage of  these people in nursing homes  under the Medicare umbrella.  Now they can get needed assistance without discrimination."  He also pointed to the programs  instituted . for the treatment  of alcoholism. "It has been  said," claimed McLelland,  that our treatment and training  centres for alcoholics are about  five years ahead of any such  centres in the United States."  McLelland professed no familiarity with the problem of  herbicide spraying in this area  but said the use of herbicides in  the Okanagan had only gone a-  coast, but that this was a federal  responsibility and. that the  Federal Government had offered  no leadership on the question.  Other issues that the Health  Minister agreed to make comment on unofficially were the  questions of the agricultural land  reserve and the state of the  B.C. economy. On the land  reserve question, McLelland  claimed that there was probably  more land under agricultural  reserve right now than there  was when the NDP initiated  the policy: "More is coming  in all the time," he said  "but the thing was so badly administered that some of the land  in reserve already had houses  built on it and had to be taken  out." As for the economy,  McLelland said that things were  better in B.C.than they had been  in years. "Fifteen thousand jobs  have been created since we took  over," said the Minister of  Health, "and the unemployment  rate is dropping."  The Health Minister acknowledged that he was enjoying his  few days of relaxation on the  Sunshine Coast. It is believed to  be his first visit to the area.  As the Sunshine Coast Recreation Commission found out in  their foray into Pender Harbour  promoting the new recreation  scheme, last week was a bad  time to be advocating new tax  increases. It was the week that  local residents, along with people  throughout the province, got their  1977 tax notices, and as at least  one irate speaker pointed out,  the news was mostly bad.  Winner and still champion  among local tax hogs was as usual  the school board, which increased  its rate 8.5% from 40.9 mills to  44.7   mills.      Next   in  line   for  Pender Harbour landowners was  the Pender Harbour Fire Department with a hefty 6.3 mills,  highest on the Sunshine Coast,  and up 43% since 1975. Next  was the Regional District, which  recorded the largest jump in  many years, up 24% from 3.1  mills to 4.2 mills. The hospital  tax, next in line of dubious distinction, took a healthy 17% hop  from 2.5 mills to 2.9 mills.  The grand total: a whopping  59.11 mills.  Pender Harbour and  District  ��� Please turn to page 8  Elphinstoneg  displays  By J. Faustmann  There were two displays on last  week at Elphinstone High School,  presented by Marta MacKown,  and Frank Fuller, members ofthe  school's Socials Department.    ���  Mr.     Fuller's     presentation,  titled These Were the Reasons,  was a twenty-five minute slide  and tape show.  It dealt with'the  history of union organization in  British Columbia, spanning the  years from the beginning of this  century   to   the   present   date.  Prepared by a group called B.C.  Overtime,   and    done   for   the  Labour  History  Provincial  Specialist Association, the show was  both  exact and entertaining'In  the way it dealt with its subject. -  Slides culled from the files ..of  the    Provincial    Archives,    and  other   sources,   were   excellent.  Photographs of miners, loggers,  and fishermen were interspersed  with tapes of oldtimers recounting their experiences.     There  were    shots,    too,    of   Hunger  Marchers,    who    demonstrated  in   Victoria   in   1932.   and -.jiie  On    To   Ottawa   Trekkers, las  well  as ominous-looking photos  of   police    and   military    men,  armed with machine guns, who  were brought in to, quell the.  disorders.  A section also included in the  presentations was one dealing  with the history of women in "the  B.C. work force. Their fightjtq.  achieve equal pay for equal work  brought the show up to the pre'f;  sent time. The last section of  These Were the Reasons ended  the programme on a mil-tap.  note. Farming and domestic  .workers are still unorganized in  this province,and as ^result,  continue to work long hours for  little pay. ;  Ms. MacKown's presentation,,  in the room next door, was more  local in its scope. It Was, in fact,  a Local Studies Project, designed  to give her students a broader  view of the immediate area we  live in. During this recent term  the class was extremely busy  collecting maps, nautical charts?  aerial photographs, and any  pertinent written material that  pertained to Gibsons and the Sunshine Coast. The walls of the;  classroom were bulging with the  results of their search. ��  They learned, among other;  things, that there are fourteen;  different kinds of maps pertaining'  to land use in our district. Thf��>  Regional Board was most helpfiiK  in supplying them with information, and several members of  the community were invited in  to speak to the class.  Members from the R.C.M.P;.  and the Conservation Officer  spoke on their professional 're-,  lationship to the area. Don Lockstead spoke to them about the  Provincial Government, and Ten  ��� Please tarn to page 8  m-x  These youthful entrepreneurs are making excellent use of a plentiful natural resource  and earning themselves some pocket money on a Gibsons Street. Tiie Coast News reporter  tells us that the cherries were delirious.  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday  \  -   -JlA-'jV^*   J^fch -fffl^P*^ Coast News, July 5,1977.  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  ft;;--  e ���:�����"���.  ������?fI:  . ��r>:  *CNA  Editor - John Burnside  Reporter/Photographer - Ian Corrance  Advertising -Josef Stanishevskyj  Receptionist/Bookkeeper - M. M. Laplante  Production - Bruce M. Wilson  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley  Subscription Rates:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia: $8.00per year; $6.00 for six months.  Canada except B. C. $10.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $12.00 per year.     ,  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817.  P. O. Box 460, Gibsons, B. C.  Hydro heedless  '-"-���'   Well  the  Regional  Board  reared  up  ''���'and complained to the Provincial Govern-  "rnent, or to B.C.  Hydro at least,  and  t." Hydro wrote back and said we appreciate  your concern but we are going to do it  _, _anyway.    Manfully the Regional Board  j     decided to file the letter.   Obviously they  j     felt that the battle had  been lost for  .      another year and nothing now remained  ?     to do. Perhaps they are right.  }    _.   If there is a single issue which almost  .    - everyone views with suspicion it is the  ( 7spraying of vegetation with herbicides.  \   ."Virtually  no one  feels  good  about  it.  I   ' As  was  written   here   several   months  I      ago,   even   the   expert   at   B.C.   Hydro  I     after carefully and patiently explaining  .      everything pertaining to herbicides for  j      about an hour on the long distance tele-  ;      phone admitted that finally when it came  I     to questions about long term effects of  .       repeated spraying it was pretty much a  *      "by   guess   and   by   golly"   situation.  ��      According to SPEC the herbicides used  jM"'have a life of several ,years if they find  their way into fatty animal tissues.  V  H.T >  s  !-���'-  &  ft'-*  \ltt\K  It bears endlessly repeating that large  institutions are very sensitive to aroused  1 'public opinion.   In the Coast News office  this week, and space permitting some-  -where  on these pages,   is  a two-page  " 'letter written to a resident of this com-  "���munity over the personal signature of  'Robert Bonner, Chairman of B.C. Hydro.  Now  the  letter itself is  a  predictably  "��� bland   statement   of   the   pro-herbicide  position and is remarkable only in that it  -'was written at all.   Apparently the name  of the adressee appeared on a petition  ���:from the Sunshine Coast - nothing else.  A file number is given in reference to  that letter.   It is 296.6.25.    Perhaps we  should all be writing to Mr. Bonner at  B.C. Hydro, 970 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 1Y3, making reference  to that file number. If. they're sensitive  enough to public opinion to write a letter  to someone who just put their name on  a petition perhaps a flood of letters  might cause some confusion.  Certainly one feels that to shrug one's  shoulders at the renewed spraying as  the Regional Board did this week is self-  defeating. It is entirely possible that the  experts who form the committees who  approve herbicide use might just be replaced if they demurred at the spraying  program. And anyway experts in every  generation have been proven wrong  before.  Clearing brush by hand, under experienced supervision, would seem to be  an ideal summer job for high school and  university students. The brush under the  power lines must come down before it  interferes with the lines, admittedly,  but to rely on repeated sprayings of  chemicals which can cause dreadful  diseases if they find their way into the  human body - which they can do via  water supply or the flesh of animals  which have grazed there - leaves one  decidedly uneasy.  It's not a new issue. John Hind-Smith  and others locally have been vocal in  complaint against it for years. Perhaps  if more of us added our voices to their  efforts and kept at it somebody would  finally listen. Not to keep trying is unacceptable. To accept the use of herbicides by Hydro in the face of public unease and protest is weakness. They must  be made to listen and they will be if  enough people care to make them. If  the use of herbicides in your neighbourhood makes you uneasy, keep telling  them.  Canada Day  It!  is  ftL  '- Despite the clamorous call of the federal government for great national rejoicing, it would appear that Canadians  generally sought to enjoy peace and  quiet during the Canada Day holiday  weekend. Certainly there was no shortage of prominent politicians 'getting  away from it all' in this area. Spotted  over the weekend was Federal Cabinet  . Minister Ron Basford who seemed to be  taking his government's call for public  celebration somewhat calmly on the Sunshine Coast. Provincal Health Minister  Bob McLelland was another notable  more inclined to seek relaxation in this  area than to be seen publicly celebrating  Canada's  birthday,  either  in  his   con  stituency in Langley or in Victoria. Then  there was a third politician who declined  to be identified but was described as  very prominent whose boat ran into  trouble Friday afternoon entering Gibsons harbour and who had to be rescued  with his two companions from their  thirty-two foot boat. A real mystery  man and most anxious not to be identified. Whatever he was doing it certainly  wasn't public celebration.  It is to be hoped that Canadians all,  wherever they found their quiet enjoyment found also a quiet moment to  feel gratitude for the existence of this  unique country of theirs.  . .from the files of Coast News  S  is;  ii;  ;��,  fi.  fi.  '���.  '<,  **.  it!  >��.  ����.  '��.  !<!  ill  I  5 YEARS AGO  The Gibsons Sea Cavalcade begins  June 30 till July 2nd and the queen  candidates are: Wendy Allnutt, Liz  Jardine, Linda Szabo, Eileen MacKenzie,  Sandy Bennett, Julia Edney and Shirely  Hoehne.  The Hon. Isabel Dawson announces  that three road improvement projects  will begin on the Sunshine Coast. They  include the paving in Langdale subdivision, paving of Henry Road and the  removal of "Alligator Creek" in front of  Elphinstone High School.  10 YEARS AGO  Property: Roberts Creek: 3 bdrm  house on 3A acre with stream, highway  frontage $7,500. Gibsons: 13A acres with  well-kept 3 bdrm home. Lots of bright  airy space. $12,000. with $5,000. down.  15 YEARS AGO  Anne Lang, 18 of Sechelt, was awarded  top honor in piano playing by the Royal  'Conservatory of Music. This award gives  Miss Lang the status of a full performer's  degree.  20 YEARS AGO  The second annual Egmont Marathon  Swim was won again by Lillian Black,  last year's winner. The course is across  the Inlet and measures just over a mile  and is rugged enough to tax the endurance of any swimmdr due to the tide  run out of the Skookum Creek Rapids  and extremely cold water.  25 YEARS AGO  Gibsons Tennis Club has the two courts  levelled off, practically ready for surfacing says Dr. Hugh Ingles, one of the  prime boosters of the club.,  30 YEARS AGO  The Bonniebrook Lodge at Gower  Point has been taken over by Lieut.-  Col. and Mrs. W. Winston Miar. They  are making the lodge their home and in  future hope to make it a year-round  business. It's attractive location makes  the lodge an ideal place to spend a comfortable holiday.  Established early in the twentieth century, Redroofs immediately became popular as a summer resort or as a quiet stopover  on one ofthe Union Steamship's excursion runs; for many years  the only menas of ingress and egress. Beside the wharf, a beautiful beach faced waters always calm and clear. At high tide,  until a road bisected it, this lagoon became accessible from  Halfmoon Bay. A plot of level ground nearby, later to become  known as Coopers' Green, throughout the years pleasured  many a picnicker from far and near. In the name of progress,  this little pool will quite likely be filled in any day now to make  room for a much-needed house and driveway.    L.R. Peterson;  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  Musings  John Burnside  We dropped the curtain last  week on the black comedy of the  Iron Creek Cavalry as the intrepid  and inept adventurers were blundering in the dark on the side of  a mountain somewhere at the  west end of the Crowsnest Pass,  outside of Fernie and above, we  were assured, Iron Creek. Two  of the group, Hank Bath and  Napper Jack, had already despaired of the innumerable repackings of the black mare, the  blundering in precipitous.black-  nss among impenetrable underbrush, and had deserted the little  safari preferring to huddle over  a tiny fire in the midst of it all to  any further wrestlings with the  Kennedy Trail.  The rest of us, three in number, chose to lead the other  three horses on the heels of the  indefatigable Kennedy, our guide  and planner, he of the broken  elbow and the single flashlight.  I said last week that the party was  about evenly divided between  those who thought the trail  had never existed except in some  murky recess of the Kennedy  mind and those who thought it  had once existed but no longer  did. I was of the latter persuasion. I had no doubt whatsoever  that it had once been a trail and  had no doubt, either, that it was  so long ago that nothing larger  than a wood beetle had traversed  that particular mountain ridge  after dark in years. We remaining followers were strung out  in single file groping downwards  in pitch black. It was so dark  that you couldn't see the horse  you were leading. I was fortunate  in that Jack Worthington was ;  ahead of me leading the old  white mare. When he had to  stop I usually got a sense of the  horse's whiteness just before I  walked into it. But the night  was punctuated by the muffled  curses of Thompson behind me  as every time we halted he walked  into the rear end of my slightly  darker horse.  That horse behaved beautifully. I have described him as  having an uncertain temperament  but that was only what I had been ���'.  told. He had run away with -  Kennedy and that diabolical  chubby little man did have the  marks of the horse's rear feet on  his belly but in his dealings with  me he, the horse of course, was  an absolute gentleman. At one  point as we edged around a hairpin bend, with Kennedy's light  long lost in the bush or the bends  ahead, I missed my footing and  fell off the trail coming with all  my weight with a tremendous  yank on the horse's mouth. He  stood stock still and patient till  I scrambled up beside him again.  On another occasion a branch  snagged in his pack and in trying  to pull through he yanked the  whole pack around and under his  lower belly. It was the pack which  held the oats. I felt the tug at the  other end of the bridle as the  horse stopped, felt him lurch towards me, heard the tearing of  the underbrush and he had suddenly stopped again. I called for  the light and up the trail towards  me past the white mare came  Kennedy of the Lamp with his  plaster cast glinting. He flashed  the light on the horse and we  saw the pack upside down under  its belly. Without thinking much  about it I crawled under to loosen  it and straighten it out. It was  only when I go under there and  .started fiddling with the straps  ., underneath the. horse that Kennedy told me it had tried to kick  his head off the previous day and  shone the flashlight on the hoof-  marks on his belly for my further  ��� edification. Again the diabolical  laugh rang out as Kennedy chortled his glee at the sudden, frantic, careful haste of my movements, but again the horse was  patience itself.  In fact there was a very real  bond.between the men and the  horses - Hank Bath excepted, of  course. The horses realized as  fully as the men that Kennedy  had landed us all in an absurd  pickle and that the best way out of  it was co-operation all round.  Sometimes Kennedy's voice  would announce, "Deadfall,  lad$!" and sometimes would  stand by till we got over it with  his light playing on the obstacle.  More often the terrain would not  allow his proximity and we  would find ourselves faced with  a chest-high fallen tree in the  middle of the way in the total  dark. Then it was duck under,  transfer the reins to the other  hand - and now for the horse.  The reins went almost straight up  in the air - firmly, as the horse  you, couldn't see held back.  Coaxing and encouraging and  tugging gently you waited while  the horse inspected the obstacle,  then there was the lunge and the  slackening of the reins and he  was coming and you threw yourself blindly to one side into the  bush so he could land where  you were standing. Then wearily  out of the bush, take your bearings to try to find where the  lamp had gone, or the white  mare, or at least the voices and  the bush blunderings if there  was nothing visible, and on  again.  It was half past three in  morning before we struggled  into a flat clear place on the  bottom. Worthington had  splendid fire burning inside  old tree stump in a matter of  moments and we unpacked and  tied the horses, ate something  canned and wordless with fatigue  crawled inside our sleeping bags  muttering sleepy, cold curses at  the figure of the chuckling Kennedy who was already vanishing,  flashlight, broken carm and all,  back up the trail for -Hank Bath  and Napper Jack.  It was the coldest, darkest,  pre-dawn hour before I woke by  the fire and heard them coming.  From a long way off the crashings  in the bush and the laughter of  Kennedy and the cursing of Nap  per Jack announced their arrival.'  From Hank Bath there came  never a sound.  It was Hank who stumbled  into the firelight first and it was  obvious immediately what had  happened. He was bent double  under an enormous burden.  The top half of his wiry little  body was entirely obscured by  it. Obviously despairing of the  pack ever staying on the black  mare, Hank-had taken the bit  between his teeth, -so to speak,  seized the 'whole pack and stumbled down the mountain with it.  He entered the circle of campfire  on wobbling but determined legs  and found his angle of repose  face-down under the pack by the  side of the fire.  Before we could struggle out  of our sleeping bags to attempt  to revive him our attention was  caught by the arrival of Kennedy,  leading the unloaded black mare  and laughing yet. Counterpoint  to his laughter came another outburst of sorrowful, cursing, eloquence from Napper Jack behind  him as he found a hole that I  had tumbled into a few hours  earlier. He lurched into view,  a woebegone figure hobbling on  the, sides of his cowboy boots  in the last extremity of exhaustion. Nothing in his career as  a bartender had prepared him  for this. Even Hank Bath stirred  under his load and virtually from  the ashes turned towards the last  man in. It was a sight reminiscent of the entry of the dehydrated Jimmy Peters into Empire  Stadium at the end of the marathon in 1954 when he arrived a  half hour ahead but unable to  find or crawl his way once around  the track to the finish line.  It was little Hank from under  his horse-pack and who hated  horses who found the comment.  "It's a strange, strange world  we live in, Napper Jack," he  said and collapsed again.  But now we were there, in the  bottom of Iron Creek in the land  of the elk, and hunting could  begin. Perhaps next week we  could take a last look at the Iron  Creek Cavalry and the great elk  hunt.  Summertime, vacationtime,  mixedblessingtime. A little humble advice is herein offered to the  women readers. You have been  getting up at six o'clock for the  past ten months making lunches,  getting the kids ready for school,  getting the old man ready for  work. The clothes line fell down  in that storm last February,  the washing machine packed up  last March, the roof leaks, the  eaves need painting, the kids'  bedroom window has been broken  for months, the grass needs cutting and the garden needs tending. At last, your husband has  a couple of weeks off so he can  put everything right before September attacks again.  You have a list, either mental  or written. The first week he has  to fix up the old homestead. You  know from experience that if he  doesn 't,; gef it: done ��� right ��� away  then it won't get done. The  second week is family week, that  traditional time when the whole  family gets to spend 24 hours a  day together in the station wagon  or the tent for a whole glorious  seven days. The first day in that  great little camp ground you love  in Manning Park, you know the  one, where you and the hubby  went hiking and fishing the year  before you got married. God, it  was romantic. The kids are sure  to love it. The next day, Penticton, you can eat in that little.  Italian restaurant, you know the  one, (sorry it was torn down in  1967), where you ate on that  great weekend with Bert and  Janet in 1965.  . Now that you are this far the  kids would love to see Banff;  remember on the honeymoon,  you went swimming everyday  in the hotsprings. It's a long  way but he's always enjoyed  .driving. How many times has  he told you he always wanted to  be a cross-country truck driver?  Two days in Banff will he gloriously relaxing for him, just the  thing he needs before going back  to that tedious job. On the  way back you could spend a day  in Nakusp. Remember two years  ago when you met that couple  from ' Portland, you remember,  they had four kids almost the  same ages as yours and you put  them to bed early and went  skinny dipping in the lake and  stayed up until one o'clock talking. The next night you could  stay in that campsite by the lake  in Hope. Remember your husb-.  and and Billy went fishing and  the boy caught his first fish, his  father was so proud of him.  m  Tacking, slanting against a thirty-knot wind  To where the action is, and plumb shifts  Like hands of a clock with springs gone wild;  Fishing at their best where nothing stays pinned;  Swirling in flocks like snow upon green drifts:  Like a mind never at rest, they are at rest.  Realisant souls are the souls solidly  Set in these unsolid worlds and spaces.  With everything restless, nothing staying Just so;  I keep in this eternal state of fission:  Back from a mission, off towards a mission;  Simultaneously I return and go.  Jackpine Sonnets       Milton Acorn  You make all the preparations, he doesn't have to worry  about a thing except the clothesline, the eaves, the kids' window,  the lawn, the garden, and if he  wouldn't mind, the house needs a  good cleaning. You're too busy  planning the trip and he's always  said how much he likes to clean  the house and besides you've  been doing it all year, "Thank  you Sweetheart." No you're  sorry, there just isn't enough  room for beer in the cooler, the  kids will need some cold refreshments. "You know how they hate  to sit in the car mile after mile -  don't think it would be good for  you either. Remember last year  you had two bottles of beer for  lunch and couldn't take the kids  looking for rattlesnakes. They  were so disappointed, you'd  promised. Remember how terrible you felt about it."  Before you do it to him again  this year mother, let me tell you  that I understand how nice it must  be to have a full time rather than  a part time partner to help share  the responsibility of home and  family. But, don't do it! Let me  give you a glimpse at the kind of  thing he has been thinking about  for the past eleven and a half  months of that tedious job you  referred to earlier.  That last Friday before the holiday starts he's going to get out  right at quitting time rather than  stay around to finish that last  piece of work. He's going to buy  a round for the boys at the local  pub, then he's going straight over  to that car lot and put his vacation  pay down on that little sports car  he's been looking at for the last  three months. After the car wash  and wax he's going to drop by the  house for a few minutes to pack  his golf clubs and a few serviceable duds, kiss you and the kids  goodbye for the week and he's  heading off to California with the  top down for some good golf,  good food, good company (his  own) and high living.  Don't worry, he'll be back next  Saturday when he can hire the kid  down the street to fix the clothes  line, paint the eaves and take care  ofthe grass and the garden. He'll  hire a baby sitter that night and  and take you out for the classiest  evening you've spent since getting married. After a night like  that you're sure not to mind his  jumping into his new car next  morning to get out to the airport  where he is supposed to meet  those fellows for the flight to  Ibiza for the week of skin diving  and sailing they've been planning  sinpe Christmas. And don't  worry about the cost. That little  secretary down at work, you  know, that nice, good looking  blonde one has offered to let them  stay with her and her sisters in  the villa they've rented for the  summer, and you know how  cheap things are in Ibiza. They  even have the use of one of the  girl's ex-husband's sailboat, so  so its hardly going to cost a cent.  If you catch my drift, you may  see that what you have been planning for summer fun may be a  little different than what the old  man has in mind. You're not  going to get everything you  want and, needless to say,  neither is he, but you all might  have a better summer together  if you don't make too many demands on one another. Good luck  and happy holidays.  V LETTERS to the EDITOR  Premature     Centenary     Rewarding    Pender clarification  Editor:  An exceptionally well attended  community meeting last Monday,  June 27th heard the first draft  proposals for Roberts Creek's  development within the regional  district. There was general  acceptance of the plan's statement that the unique rural and  residential characteristics of this  area should be retained.  As the meeting drew to a close  after nearly 2 V. hours discussion  . of both the basic premise and  specific policies within the draft,  regional board representative  Harry Almond then chose to read  a brief which had been given to  him prior to the meeting by a  man who was in the audience  all evening. The statement read  by Almond proposed policies in  direct opposition to those drawn  up by the appointed committee -  re: industrial development in  Area'D'.    . '  The members of the audience  who had remained to hear their  elected representative give  credence to this conflicting view  were quite voluble in their outraged response. They may not  have been made aware of an  equally exasperating example of  and lack of responsibility.  Despite the fact that the whole  evening had been spent supposedly to inform the community  of basic policies in planning for  this area, no one on the committee, but particularly neither  the director or the planner,  Robyn Addison, felt the recent  approval of an 18-unit strata  title or condiminium type development on the. Lower Road had  any bearing on the discussion.  I disagree. 1 feel that the  approval of' such housing development at a time when basic  policies are being formulated is  premature. The regional director had given his approval only  one week earlier. (I learned of  this in the after-math of that  evening's discussion.) To give  approval, if only in principle,  of such a project, especially when  a public forum is readily available, can only be construed as  disregard for the democratic  process.  ���   R. Leipsic  Roberts Creek  Matthews  Editor:  In response to George Matthew's column of last week's  Coast News, in which he presents  his opinions regarding the quality  of private school education,  available in the Province.  I normally don't bother reading  this section, it was however  suggested to me I should. I read  it, my earlier thinking was confirmed, this column is not worth  reading.  If ever anyone were to speak  on a topic with little knowledge  and no facts, this is it! Stick to  tending your sheep George, instead of writing such articles.  Sheila Kitson  Gibsons-  Anniversary  Editor:  Nanaimo District Secondary  School is celebrating its twenty-  fifth anniversary this coming  school year. We.are planning a  "Home-Coming Day" on Saturday, November 12, 1977, with  events including a Trek from the  site of the previous High School  to the present building, a Coffee  Party Reception, Open House at  the school with rooms designated  for each graduating class, Sporting activities, and a dance featuring Alf Carter and the Showboat Five, at Beban Park Recreation Complex. Students and  staff, present and past, are most  cordially requested to contact:  Sandra Brown  Nanaimo District Secondary  School, 355 Wakesiah Ave.  Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 3K5  Telephone: 753-2436  Jennifer Hanes  Editor:  During 1978, the Town of Windsor Nova Scotia - settled since  1685 and incorporated in 1878 -  celebrates its Centenary.  Among your readers may be  former residents of this town or  descendants of former residents.  We would welcome hearing from  them or their families, and their  connections in Windsor, Nova  Scotia.  July 23 - 29, 1978, has been  set aside as Old Home Week,  the annual Sam Slick celebrations  taking place during the last three  days of that week. We would  welcome visitors to our town, the  Gateway to the Annapolis Valley,  at any time throughout the year,  but particularly during this last  week in July.  Whether you come or not,  please advise us of your whereabouts.  (Mrs) Grace B. Wallace  Centennial Co-OrdinatOr,  P.O. Box 158, Windsor,  Nova Scotia BON 2TO  Beaches  Editor:  Logs and wood on our beaches  are a very important resource for  many people. They are a source  of firewood, rough building  materials, fence posts and rails,  bean poles, shakes, materials to  carve or just odd shapes of wood  to collect and admire.  Logs are used for seats, backrests and picnic tables. Children  use them for endless games,  jungle gyms, forts and make-  believe boats or rafts.  Not least, wood on many of our  beaches prevents erosion. A  few years ago logs were marked  and the public warned not to  disturb them, in recognition of  their protective function in holding the beaches.  What good reason then for  spending money' to clean the  beaches? Most of the logs are  grey with age and never leave the  beach to hazard navigation. The  hazard is from dead-heads and  sodden logs, too heavy to get up  the beach. It would be more  practical to collect these sinkers  and pulp them. Cheaper too!  The Jogging industry is always  losing logs in transit, and because  they are a marketable item, they  are quickly picked up by beachcombers. Clean beaches would  be an invitation for tides and  storms to deposit these marketable logs back up the beach where  they would be harder to retrieve.  Isn't it about time we were  consulted about things that touch  the lives of so many of us instead  of told - for example - "the government is going to clear off the  beaches" ? This kind of debris -  the clean flotsam of the sea -  B.C.'s coastal dwellers have  turned into a useful and interesting resource. To get rid of it  would simply deprive a lot of  people of much enjoyment and  homely profit - and also would  cause a quite unnecessary public  expense. Many of us are against  this proposed plan.  J. G. Warn  Gibsons  Facts About  FUNERALS  r  Sound Construction  Ca rpen ter- Con trac tor  N      ' "V  Interior Finishing  \        TV  Housev Framing  Concrete Form work  Gary Wallinder   886-2316  Box 920       Gibsons  IctZZ  X^  ��� The local funeral home1  charges no fee for pre-arranging  and recording your funeral Instructions. Those ��� who have  already enrolled in Funeral  Plans or Societies, but prefer ar-  nu_gements or service locally,  should take advantage of oar  Pre-AmngementPlan.  ��� 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.  for further information  write or phone:  D.A.Devlin  owner-manager  Devlin Funeral Home  1665 Seaview Rd.,  Gibsons      886-9551  Editor:  On my behalf - and I am sure  I write on behalf of all those who  took   advantage   of the   recent  Tennis     Lessons     co-ordinated  through   the    Physical    Fitness  office - I wish to thank  Keith  Evans for his time, energy and  patience in endeavouring to impart   to    us    aspiring    "tennis  players",   his   knowledge,   skill  and love, for the game of tennis.  It  was   a   rich   and   rewarding  experience.  M. Daly  An Aspirant  Unity  Editor:  Most Canadians believe ways  and means must be found to preserve the unity of Canada; to  promote its welfare and to assure  its survival.       <  With this in mind maybe the  following "Ten Steps to Canadian  Unity Through Education"  (attached) might be the answer.  These ten steps were suggested  by Mr. Lloyd Dennis, (Director  of Education, Brookville, Leeds  and Greenville County Board of  Education), at a recent conference I attended in St. John's, Newfoundland, June 12 -14.  Surely, a comprehensive curriculum for Canadian studies  throughout the schooling years  would help develop understanding and mutual respect among  school age Canadians. Schools  should start to talk'about what  Canadians have in common rather  than emphasizing the differences.  In short, the "Key" to a better  Canada for all Canadians can  . only be achieved through education.  J. T. (Jock) Smith  Chairman, Surrey School Board  Proposed Steps:  1. The encouragement of a  national ministry of education.  2. The adoption of a Canadian  code of ethics in education.  3.. . The creation of a national  bureau of educational exchange.  4. The issuance of student  travel vouchers.  5. The development and optional  adoption of a Canadian studies  program.  6. The de-emphasis of schools  as job preparation, and the re-  emphasis of values education.  7. The provision of educational  services through national television.  8. The formation of a Council for  Canadian Education.  9. The issuance of a plea to those  engaged in the educational exercise to give first priority to those  activities which will enhance  Canadian harmony, albeit in  diversity.  10. The encouragement of repatriation and revision of the Canadian Constitution in keeping with  a new concept of national purpose, diversity and equality.  Editor:  The reporting on the recreation  meeting in Pender Harbour under  the title "Pender learns recreation expensive" neecjs some clarification.   First, the over-all tone  of the meeting seemed quite receptive  to the recreation  plan.  When only TWO questioners out  of   eighty   people   referred   to  their taxes, one could not assume  that the whole meeting felt the  plan to be that "expensive" as  your title suggests.    Two mills  would   only   raise   the   average  taxpayer's' taxes from fifteen to  twenty dollars per year which is  approximately $1.75 per month.  What a small price to pay for  such   a   tremendous   recreation;  and theraputic facility in Pender  Harbour.  Many Pender Harbour  residents realize that this is an  excellent   opportunity    for    the  area to finally  have  recreation  for all ages on their doorstep.  Also,   the   recreation  plan   fills  the  gap   in  recreation   on   the  peninsula  with  the  major  projects being spaced evenly throughout ' the district  -  a  pool  at  Pender, better curling facilities  at Sechelt, a community hall at  Gilker   Park,   and   Gibsons   independently providing a pool for  the south end of the peninsula.  Secondly, to clarify the financing of the pool, the School Board  is providing $75,000 for a water  reservoir, and the remaining  $275,000 is included in the Recreational Budget plus $25,000  yearly operating deficit. Of that  $275,000, a good percentage will  be funded through the Department of Recreation in Victoria,  therefore an extra saving to taxpayers. An administrator of  funding from Victoria visited  Pender Harbour and was amazed  at the growth of the area and  the lack of recreation facilities.  The administrator was very impressed with the Community-  School concept stating that combining the school and swimming  pool would be a great saving to  taxpayers.  Thirdly, your reporter failed to  mention fire Chief Barry Wiibee's statement that a sprinkler  system using the pool as a reservoir would be "great initial fire  protection". Also, a sprinkler  system expert, Peter Sternburg,  'now doing a study on sprinklers  for Pender Harbour School told  a member of the Aquatic Committee that a sprinkler system connected to the pool would be  "excellent" as it is crucial to  cool the fire immediately and this  is the advantage of a sprinkler  system.  In conclusion, perhaps the  reporter for your paper could  have brought out these positive  ' points that were discussed at the  recreation meeting because  overall the Pender Harbour public < was very receptive. Once  again the Pender Harbour Aquatic Committee greatly appreciates  Pender's support. - for a small  community, we had a much  greater turn-out than anywhere  else on the peninsula! Great  going Pender! We do it all for  you!  Pender Harbour  Aquatic Committee  Lockstead to Davis  . The Honourable Jack Davis  Minister of Transport and  Communications,  Parliament Buildings, Victoria.  Dear Mr. Davis;  This correspondence is to remind you that on Monday, June  20th, during the discussion under  your Estimates of the practice  of B.C. Hydro spraying on B.C.  Hydro right-of-ways and other,  facilities, you replied that you :  would be prepared to take this  matter up with the Directors of  B.C. Hydro.  It is my hope that you will  order that the spraying program  will be halted in British Columbia, and particularly the Sunshine  Coast area, until the Board of  Directors has had the opportunity  to review this matter, and the  public has the chance to respond  as well.  Thank you ��� for your > co-operation. ' '���   ������ ���:"������'���:'' '    ���������  Don Lockstead, M.L.A.  Jehovah's Witnesses  The first of three conventions  of Jehovah's Witnesses to be held  in British Columbia, opens this  weekend at the Pacific Colosseum.  On successive weekends similar four-day assemblies will be  held in Prince George and Victoria. .  Convention chairman, E.C.  Barton, estimates that about  '9,000 persons will be present for  the initial session on Thursday,  July 7th. The morning program  will be. devoted to ways and  means of improving family life.  A symposium of five speakers  will address themselves to separate aspects of dealing with  family life now when continuity  of established concepts is under  sharp assault. We expect some  sixty people from Sechelt to attend along with their families.  The principle speech will be  delivered by C.E. Statton of  Toronto, on the topic: "Jehovah's Witnesses and the Question  of Blood!'.  The seminar concludes Sunday  with an expected audience of  12,000 to hear D. Mills of Toronto  address them on the subject of  "How God's Kingdom can Benefit You", given at 2:00 p.m.  When you see fire,  Phone!  Province of  British Columbia  Ministry of  Forests  Forest fire damage can be drastically  reduced through an alert public.  If you see smoke or fire in a  forested area this summer, contact  the closest Ranger Station and action  will be taken immediately to stop the  destruction. If you have difficulty  locating the Ranger, phone our fire  hot line through the operator. .  Dial "0" and ask for  Zenith 5555.  Coast News, July 5,1977.  Hospitality Committee hopes  to provide tourist accommodation  3.  One of the committees recently  set up by the Gibsons Chamber  of Commerce to investigate one  aspect of the upcoming Sea  Cavalcade and Dog Fish Derby  weekend extravaganzas was  the Hospitality Commitee. At  a recent general meeting of the  Chamber of Commerce, Bill  Edney pointed out that one of  the crying needs in this area is  accommodation for tourists  during the peak periods of  summer activity.  "It's a difficult problem"  said Edney, ' 'in that if we had a  hundred room hotel it would not  be big enough in the peak weekend periods and there would be  no way to keep it full during the  rest ofthe year."  One proposal advanced was  Gibsons should initiate a similar  hospitality program to those  presently in vogue in such  places as Stratford, Ont., Banff  and Jasper in Alberta, and  through much of Europe. This  would see private residences  with spare rooms being opened  to visitors on a bed and breakfast basis. It was stressed at  the outset that no such program  would go into action on any of  the peak weekends until it was  ascertained that all of the local  hotels and motels in the vicinity  of Gibsons had reported no further vacancies on their  premises.  A committee was struck under  the chairmanship of Edney to look  into the possibility of instituting  such a program in the village  this   year   for   such   occasions  as the Sea Cavalcade and the Dog  Fish Derby and other fishing  derbies. It included Mrs. Agnes  Labonte, Mrs. Marion Alsager,  Jim Holt, president of the  Gibsons OAP Branch, and editor  of the Coast' News, John  Burnside.  At a recent meeting the committee came up with some guidelines for the proposed program.  It was agreed that the Coast  News office could serve as a  centre for registration for the  program, initially to make a  list of those members of the  community who would wish to  offer their homes as part of the  program, subsequently as a  placement centre for tourists  in search of accommodation.  It was agreed by committee  members that the fees charged  should be uniform for the bed  and breakfast service, possibly  in the neighbourhood of $15.00  for single accommodation and  and $25.00 for double accommodation. The question of whether or not supper should be provided and whether a family rate  should be offered was held in  abeyance until such time as a  meeting with the interested  hospitality folk could be held.  The committee at their meeting  again stressed that no such program would take place until all  . commercial hospitality venues  were full and that every attempt  would be made to match the  guests and hosts for basic comparability.  The  advantages  are obvious.  First the money to  be  earned  from such hospitality work goes  directly into the pockets of  the community and secondly with  hospitable accommodation  available tourists would be inclined to stay for more than the  minimum amount of time and this  would have a subsidiary  economic effect for the village  economy, stores, restaurant,  theatre, etc.  Such programs have worked  well wherever they have been  instituted and the committee  could see no reason why a similar  program should not prove very  successful in this area. At the  committee meeting President  Holt of the Senior Citizens felt  that many seniors might welcome  the few extra dollars and in  some cases the extra company  as well.  Anyone interested in exploring  this idea further with the committee should leave their name  and phone, number at the Coast  News office starting Tuesday of  this week.  Welcome Wagon  Your Welcome Wagon hostess,  Hazel Hadden, is very pleased to  announce two new appointments  to this service. Irene Bushfield  is ready to call on all new-comers  in the Gibsons-Roberts Creek  area and can be contacted at  886-9567 and Mrs. Beryl Sheridan  will be happy to call on the newcomers in the Sechelt area. She  may be reached at 885-9568.  If you have a new neighbour,  contact the Welcome Wagon  hostesses, and.they will, call by  and give the new-comers local"  information and help introduce  them to our area.  New-comers called recently:  The Couillard family, the Kolehi-  nanen family, the Hamilton  family, E. Griffiths, the Van  Westen family, the Hunts, the  Buck family, the Hall family,  the Cross family, the Wagners,  the Lamoureau family and the  Shaw family.  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Grown  LETTUCE  B.C. Grown  RADISHES  cL HEADSET/  Cm  BUNCHES cL /  59c. ea.  27*  BUNCHES,  B.C. Grown  CAULIFLOWER  B.C. prowp^     ,  GREEN ONIONS -2  B.C. Grown  STRAWBERRIES 49cbskt  NEW FEATURES  HARDWARE  ft*  V, '- '-  BAKER  Henry Hinz  BREADS  & PASTRIES  fresh daily from  Henry's Bakery  RAISIN BREAD  COFFEE CAKES  16 oz. Loaf  69'  99 Coast News, July 5,1977.  II CBC Radio  ice  THE GYPSIES OF THE WOODS  Scattered      through      Texas,  Arizona  and   the   other   southwestern states, there are many  homes roofed or sided with B.C.  cedar.  They used to ship shakes  down there by the boxcar load  and  probably  still  do.      Shake  roofs  are  a tremendous  status-  symbol   in  those   arid,   treeless  places.    The buyers must have  been rich because the price per  bundle by the time they hit the  retailers   in   Dallas   or   El   Paso  was   at   least   four   times    the  roughly $3.00 we were paid in the  mid-fifties.     I used to envision  a   stereotypical   oil-tycoon   with  Stetson   and   stogie,   gazing   in  satisfaction    as    his    expensive  hacienda was topped with rainforest roofing.   I'm sure he gave  little thought to the shakecutters  slugging  out  a  living   in   some  doleful swamp.    Yet we needed  him  more  than  he   needed  us  because his whims kept the price  up.     When the U.S.   demand  slacked-off,     the     price     dive-  bombed.      It  was  better,   if  a  guy could afford it, to stockpile  when the market depressed and  just wait.    God knows, some of  that cedar had waited for half ,  a century or more.  Shakecutting is a pretty  maverick trade at the best of  times. It tends to attract eccentric  independent characters who balk  at taking the orders a regular  woods-job involves. The shake-  game is the chief of the marginal  forest-activities that include  salal-picking, huck-harvesting  and (at one time) the collecting  of cascara bark. It is usually  undertaken in old logging-slash  where cedar chunks, snags  and windfalls can be found in  profusion. Shakes have been  made from spruce and even hemlock at various, pioneer times  but cedar splits cleaner, lasts  much longer and has always been  . the logical raw material. The  Forestry (unless a trespass is  discovered) generally approves of  shakers since their gypsy profession helps rid the woods of much  inflammable    debris. Many  forest-fires are triggered by  lightning strikes on old cedar  snags.  A primary attraction of shake-  cutting is the low-overhead involved. The most-expensive item  required is a good  power-saw.  ��etfer Trower  A packing-frame (the small press  on which* the bundles are put-  together and strapped) can easily  be constructed from a few two-by-  fours, a piece of three-ply, a  packing-iron, some nails and a  couple of bolts. The frows  (splitting-knives with right-  angled handles) don't cost much  and the the mallets, used to  drive them down, can be readily  fashioned from yew or other  hardwood.  Top-grade cedar splits clean  as glass. The shakes pop free like  tapered miracles as you turn the  block. A cutter's clearing is in  essence, a rude factory. The  process moves from falling (if  snags are being used) through  bucking, splitting the rounds into  blocks, splitting the blocks into  shakes and packing them in  bundles. The bundles, ten  courses high and thirty-six  inches long, are the finished  product. The shakes are laid  taper to taper overlapped,  pressed tight in the middle and  cinched down with aluminum-  straps nailed to a couple of cross-  sticks. Corrugated wood close  to the butt and unsuitable for  tapers, is split into shake-sized  slabs called blanks. These are  sawn lengthwise into shake-  equivalents at the mills. The  problem remains of getting  this product to the nearest  access-road.  On sidehills, this can be circumvented by stringing a tight-'  line of thin, stell wire, stapling  the blocks to this and letting  gravity take care of the rest.  The blocks whistle down the line  and kick free at the roadside  bottom where the splitters wait.  This is fine for steep shows  but on more gradual slopes  or flat valley-bottoms where  cedar proliferates, it is a different proposition. If you happen  to be working on contract for a  specific mill, roads may be  pushed into the various settings  and the bundles dragged out on a  stoneboat by a small cat. Few  shoestring operators however,  can afford such elaborate equi  pment. The alternative is to tote  your payload out on your back  like a human mule. My introduction to the shake-business  mainly involved this butt-busting  chore.  Since I've recorded these  experiences in considerable  detail elsewhere, I'll only reprise  them briefly here. In the winter  of 1954-55, while subsisting  very frugally on the sixty-acre  property my mother then owned  near Port Mellon, I ran into a  guy called Judd Kowalski.  Judd, a big, black-moustached,  second-generation Pole was a  shake-cutter from the Mission  area, in search of new territory.  He'd hit town with a red-haired  mistress called Freda and a  couple of whacked-out old  characters about three jumps  from the glue factory, he must  have shanghaied from the City  Mission. They'd set up shop in  a couple of cabins behind the  Seaside Hotel and commenced  to practise their trade. I was  pretty desperate for dollars as  usual, so I joined the crew.  Charlie and Albert, the two  grizzled drifters, were too enfeebled to cope with anything  heavier 'than splitting and  packing. That left the rest of the  labour to Judd and myself.  Labour was the operative word  when   it   came   to   packing-out  the bundles and blanks. We  were cutting in a swampy hollow,  several-hundred feet below the  nearest access road and the trail  was uphill. It was windfall wood  that had been sucking up moisture for decades. The lightest  bundles weighed well over a  hundred pounds. It was a bull-  work   proposition   all   the   way.  We were hired on a piecework  basis and after a couple of very  skimpy cheques, I came to the  conclusion that I was being rather  grossly underpaid in relation  to the frequently gruelling  toil. The feeling of being exploited continued to grow' but  I suppressed it for awhile.  I had little alternative job wise. '  886-2700  THE  AT LAST THEY'RE HERE  (SPGoodrich  All Terrain  NYLON  The latest in 4 wheel drive is now at Coastal Tires.  It's the BF   Goodrich ALL TERRAIN NYLON T/A 11X15  Combines superb traction, fantastic ride  and greater fuel economy.  Don't settle for average tires when you  can have the best and be first too.  LIST PRICE M17.00  SALE PRICE     84.95  TIRE & SUSPENSION CENTRE  The logging-camps were still  closed and I was persona-non-  grata at the pulpmill through  circumstances too involved to  go into here. I consoled myself  by thinking that Judd was at  least, teaching me the business.  One weekend in Vancouver  however, I ran into a couple  of guys from Mission who knew  Judd. "~ Apparently, he was  notorious for short-percentaging  his crews.' I resolved to get out  from under.  The answer was  staring  me  right in the face and. one  weekend, it hit me like a ton of  bricks. The timber on my  mother's property consisted  largely of looper-ridden,  second-growth hemlock but I  had never checked it out for shake  material before. I took a prowl  around and located several good  windfalls and a number of  promising snags. What the  hell, I'd go into business for  myself  Thus is free-enterprise born,  I suppose. I teamed up with a  neighbour called Mike Cassin,  later to marry my mother, and  we entered the shake game on  our own. I even borrowed  one of Judd's powersaws on the  pretext of cutting firewood,  to buck our initial blocks.  Considering the way he'd been  underpaying me, it seemed like  ironic justice. When Jake found  out what we were up to, he was  pretty irked to say the least  but there was damn little he could  do about it. He had lost himself a  pack-mule and gained a competitor.  That, in a nutshell, is how  I became an independent shake-  cutter. Mike and I worked  the claim for about a year and a  half. We had our ups and downs  but in many ways, it was one of  the freest periods of my life.  We scraped and. scrounged that  property until there was scarcely  a scrap of usable cedar left.  After that, I moved on to other  activities but I will always reme  mber my days as a woods-  gypsy with a certain fondness.  Long before we were finished,  Judd ran out of cedar, goodwill  and credit and left the district  under a cloud; He was the sort  of shifty operator who burns up  friends and territory fast.  Christian  church  school  Glad Tidings Tabernacle expects a visit from the Principal  ot Temple Academy, Vancouver  of B. M. Gaglardi on Wednesday,  July 6th at 7:30 p.m. to speak and  give a slide presentation on  A.C.E. (Accelerated Christian  Education). The public is invited to this meeting.  Schools of this type are spreading throughout North America  and many parts of the world  and are for students of every  ability with a high standard of  academic excellence.  by Maryanne West  A number of replacements  for regular programs which take  a summer break begin this week.  The entertainment and variety  slot 8.04 - 8.30 p.m. weeknights  following As It Happens will  present some of the best English  comedy from the B.B.C. The  Pick of the Goons  on Mondays and Frank Muir  specials on Tuesdays. Wednesday will serialize the Elton John  Story and Fridays highlight  C.B.C. broadcast recordings  chosen by Danny Finkelman.  Thursday Playhouse Theatre goes  into repeats of this season's  dramas for the summer.  On Saturdays the Royal Canadian Air Farce is replaced by  Farce D'Ete at 11.30 a.m. comedy  on records introduced by members of the Air Farce team.-  C.B.C. Stage at 7:05 p.m. goes  off the air too, being replaced  -by Music from the Proms,  light music from St. John's,  Newfoundland.  Sunday's   '  Cross       Country  Check-up   with   host   Elizabeth  Gray,   Canada's   only   national  phone-in   show   heard   in   B.C.  at  2.10 p.m.   changes  only  its  name, host and centre of production.     Summer  Switchboard  with   host   John   Harvard   will  come this year from Winnipeg.  Wednesday July 6  Afternoon Theatre: 2.04 p.m.  Cerdic  and  the  Otside   World,  comedy by T.C.W. Brook.  The Elton John Story: 8.04 p.m.  Part 1 - The Mission - Elton's  early career.  Mostly Masic: 10:20 p.m. Musicals, the early innovators, Herbert, Friml, Romberg and Cohan.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Discussion  between producer Joseph Papp  and drama critic Clive Barnes.  Thursday July 7  My Music: 2:04 p.m. Quiz from  BBC.  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. Ghostly  Affairs, conclusion.  Jazz Radio-Canada: 8:30 p.m.  Part I. Experimental Jazz.  Part II, Series on Jazz Classics  by Fraser MacPherson.  Mostly Mask: 10:20 p.m. American mini-opera, Kern and Gershwin.  Nightcap:   11:20 p.m. Bel Kaufman,   author  of  Up   the   Down  Staircase.  Friday July 8  Souvenirs: 2:04 p.m. Seaman  Edward Seymour spins a good  yarn.  Danny's Music:   8:04 p.m. Best  of CBC broadcast recordings.  Mosfly Masic:   10:20 p.m. Musicals ofthe Thirties and Forties.  Nightcap:    11:20 p.m. Trumpet  player Dizzy Gillespie.  Saturday July 9 .  Update: 8:30 a.m. Roundup of  B.C. happenings.  Farce D'ete: 11:30 a.m. Includes  Lily Tomlin, .Joan Rivers, Joyce  Grenfell, Gilda Radner, Darlene  Edwards and Elaine May on  records.  Quirks and Quarks: 12:10 p.m.  Science magazine, David Suzuki.  Opera by Request: 2:04 p.m.  Fedora by Umberto Giordano, requested by Dave Jones, Toronto.  Between Ourselves: 9:05 p.m.  She is one of us, portrait of  . Louise de Kiriline Lawrence,  internationally famous naturalist  and author.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. The Tour  Guide Instructor, short story by  C.J. Newman. Blue is the colour  of Death, poetry by Dorothy  Farmloe.  Masic from the Shows:     11:05  p.m. Colin MacLean.  Sunday July 10  The Bash and the Salon:' 4:05  p.m. Mt. Steed of Steel by Helen  Golding, based on Ten Thousand  Miles on a Bicycle by Karl Kron,  published in 1887.  Special Occasion: 5:05 p.m.  Mason Williams - a concert for  bluegrass band arid orchestra  from the Edmonton CBC festival, March 1977.  Masic de Chez Nous: 7:05 p.m.  Chantal Masson, viola, Mariko  Sato, piano in recital. . Bach,  Schubert, Schumann, Hindemith.  Concern: 9:05 p.m. Incest, the  Last Taboo.  Monday July 11  Crime Serial: 2:04 p.m. The Dark  Island by. Robert Barr.  Pick of the Goons:    8:04 p.m.  The White Box by Great Bard-  field.  Gold Rash: 8:30 p.m. Lavender  hill Mob, Georgie Fame'and the  Blue Flames.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. Musicals of the Fifties.  Nightcap:     11:20 p.m.  Choreographer-director Herbert Ross.  Tuesday July 12  My Word: 2:04 p.m. BBC quiz.  FrankMulrSpecial: 8:04 p.m.  Mostly Mnsic:     10:20 p.m.  Do  your own thing and Up the Establishment - 60's musicals.  Nightcap:  11:20 p.m. Moe Rein-  blatt, wartime artist.  Suspense and  comedy at  Twilight  INTRODUCING  BANK  OF  MONTREAL  Gibsons, B. C.  Both films coming to the Twilight this week are rated for  mature audiences by the censor  but the policy of the theatre  management in providing varied  fare is continued in that both  films are of a highly contrasting  nature once again. One of the  films is the latest in the series  of dramatic disaster adventures  to appear recently, Airport '77,  and the other is a saucy British  comedy entitled Spanish Fly.  Airport '77 has an all-star  cast including Jack Lemmon, Lee  Grant, Brenda Vaccaro, Olivia  de Haviland, Joseph Cotten,  Darren McGavin, Christopher  Lee, George Kennedy, with  James Stewart in a cameo role.  In talking of the making of the  movie, Jack Lemmon says "I  crashed four times in the first  twenty minutes.'-' Fortunately  for Lemmon and his fans, the four  crashes took place while he was  flying a 747 simulator. "It reacts  precisely as a loaded 747 would -  you feel that weight, you feel that  plane move. As you go, the  ground moves in front of you, or  the air, the clouds. It's wild,"  said Lemmon, "truly fantastic."  The movie will play the Twilight  Theatre Wednesday .' through  Saturday July 6th to 9th at the  regular showing time of 8:00 p.m.  The British comedy tells us that  it is concerned with two spent  women chasers who find themselves on an island with oodles  of voracious and voluptuous  women. What can they do, we  are asked, and one presumes  that the answer lies in the film  title. The comedy stars Leslie  Phillips and Terri Thomas, he  of the gap-toothed smile, and will  run at the Twilight Theatre  through Saturday, July 7th to  9th.  "*%  KAREN VAUGHAN  Having worked at the  Bank of Montreal for a year  and a half, Karen is fully  aware of and willing to tell  you about many of our  services. From serving  each of our customers in a  friendly and efficient  manner comes another  reason why you should  make the Bank of Montreal  your bank.  ���fr Let's Talk.  Wed., Thur.,  Fri., Sat.  July 6, 7,8,9.  8:00 p.m.  Mature  LESLIE        TERRY-  PHILLIPS    THOMAS  When two spent woman-  chasers find themselves on  an island with a bevy of  voracious, voluptuous m'an->  starved girls ...  What do they do?  What would you do?    ���  Sun., Mon., Tue.  July 10,11,12.  8:00 p.m.  Mature  Turtle Diary  Russell Hoban  Picador Books  No one writes epistolary novels  any more. Samuel Richardson  had Pamela the housemaid write  dozens of letters home' before  she described the loss of her  virtue. That was in the eighteenth century. Today, of course,  the loss of virtue usually comes on  the back of a postcard, and this  fact, coupled with the sad notation that virtually no one reads  anything' more extensive than  the TV Guide, has probably  proved to be a large setback to  the epistolary style.  Nevertheless, Russell Hoban,  whose name has been mentioned  previously in this column, is  having another go at it. He's  written still another exceptional  novel, called Turtle Diary, and  he's filled it by writing in excerpts from the diaries of the  two main characters. The entries  are made by William G. and  Neaera H., a lonely middleaged  duo presently living in London,  England.  From the isolation of their  small rented rooms, they emerge,  bit by bit, poking their heads'  out of the shells of their lives.  Neaera H., a writer of children's  books, has a water beetle in her  aquarium. She hopes to get a  story from her. "Victoria Beetle's Summer Holiday?" wonders  Neaera in one'sentence. "Bugger  that." she decides in the next.  She feeds the beetle lumps of  hamburger. They get white and  sodden, and float about near the  plastic shipwreck in the aquarium. Neaera goes to the zoo,  instead, looking for an oyster-  catcher but ending up at the tank  where they keep the sea turtles.  She writes: "And in that little  tank the turtles were flying,  flying in the water, submarine  albatrosses. I've read about  them, they navigate hundreds of  miles of , ocean..;I'm always  afraid of being lost, the secret  navigational art of the turtles  seems a sacred thing to me."  William G. lives in a boarding  house with Miss Neap, who works  at the ticket agency, a Mr. San-  dor, who speaks five languages  and carries sausages in his briefcase, and his landlady, Mrs.  Inchcliff. William works in a  bookstore, notes that the manhole  cover near his corner has "K257"  written on it. It is like him that  he would go -home and look up  the number as a Kochel listing  in his copy of the Mozart Companion, discovering, that it referred to Credo Mass in C. It is like  him too, that he should go to the  zoo and be fascinated by the turtles. He writes: "Two of the  turtles at the aquarium are green  turtles, a large one and a small  one. The sign said: 'The green  turtle, Chelonia my das, is the  source of turtle soup...' I am the  source of William G. soup if it  comes to that. Everyone is the  source of his or her kind of soup.  In a town as big as London  that's a lot of soup walking  about."  Neaera approaches her life  with a wistful timidity. Her entries are full of 'maybes' and  'ought to's', and her crisp salad  suppers are full of nourishing  vitamins.     William   is   mordant  Books  with  John  Faustmann  and keen. Although life has him  by the throat he can still manage  an ironic smile, and his descriptions of people take you right  down to the bone in one clean  cut. Here's Harriet, his coworker in the bookshop: "She's a  tall thin girl from quite' a good  family, her father is an MP and  her face is a constant reproach  even though she's not at all bad-  lookirtg. She used to dress very  conservatively, lived at home,  walked as if the streets were  full of rapists and wore shoes  that looked as if they were de-.  signed for self-defence." In  fact, William takes everything  right down to the bone. He  doesn't have much use for  people, whom he considers to  be, generally, a noisy gang of  destructive savages. He includes  himself in this gang, but that  doesn't keep him from getting  upset: "They won't stop killing  the whales. They make dog and  cat food out of them.-face creams,  lipstick. They kill the whales to  feed the dogs so the dogs can  shit on the pavement and the  people can walk in it. A kind of  natural cycle."  Neaera couples her timidity  with a soft and penetrating sensibility. She can tell a person  quickly from their eyes, she can  feel deeply, and she hovers,  throughout the book, just over the  wonderful mystery of things. She  remembers a line from her  dream, and puts it in her diary:  "Those who know it have forgotten every part of it, those who  don't know it remember it completely. Aggravating. Those who  know or don't know what? . I  haven't a clue and what's most  annoying is that something in  me knows what was meant."  Together, William and Neaera,  with the aid of the sympathetic  zoo-keeper, resolve to steal thr  turtles and return them to the  ocean. Their lives turn and turn  around their plan, until finally,  in the dead of night with a rented  van, they crate the turtles, and  drive them off to the sea. In  the process of doing this there ,  are no happy endings. William  and Neaera do not fall in love  and live happily ever after. In  fact, William gets into a fight  with one of the roomers, Mr.  Sandor, for not cleaning his pubic  hairs out of the bathtub after  he's done. Miss Neap, the other  roomer, hangs herself, leaving  behind a modest bank balance  and a stuffed Snoopy dog that  sits on her bed!  But somehow, the navigational  abilities of the turtles seem to  rub off, not only on the characters  but on the readers of this book.  The directions provided have  been written in the palest of ink,  but' they are there. Russell  Hoban has succeeded wildly,  mapping with humour and care  the roads that lead back to ourselves. Or, as William G. would  say: "Where the moon ended  and I began and which was  of no consequence. Everything  was what it was and the awareness of it was part of it."  How fine, when a book can  make you feel that way.  SOUND  LTD.  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons 886-2B27  This week's  Special:  PETER  FRAMPTON  SALE  *5.49  Reg. $7.99  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTER  ���~>lGIBSONS 886-9111  /- Coast News, July 5,1977.  7.  j4  The Madrigal Singers perform for fun in a charming rural setting in Roberts Creek. ��� The oc  casion was a fairly formal strawberry tea held  it is understood, in honour of. CANADA  Local artists perform at  Renaissance Fair - Courtenay  Raincoast Madrigals and Up  The Creek, two local music  groups, were invited to perform  at the Renaissance Faire this  year in Courtenay. This annual  event sponsored by the Arts  Alliance of Courtenay attracted  thousands of people from throughout B.C. and artists and craftspeople displayed their creations  in the pleasant surroundings of  the large park. This pastoral  setting was visually perfect for  the wandering minstrels - a relaxed atmosphere ideal for 17th  Century madrigal music. Unfortunately the Madrigal singers  had to deal with the electronic  vibrations coming from the main  stage and the delicate nuances  were often lost in the great outdoors.  It was interesting seeing the  surprised faces of "country  folk" hearing intricate four-part  harmonies for the first time and  although the number of people  who could gather around the  singing group close enough to  hear properly was limited, the  audience was visibly delighted.  Up the Creek performed on  Saturday afternoon to a crowd of  several thousand people basking  in the sun. Again the reaction  of the audience was enthusiastic  and by the time the group had  finished it's set of all original  compositions, there was joyful  dancing and a spontaneous  outburst of calls for more  The audiences ofthe Courtenay  Renaissance Faire were obviously  pleased with the musical talents  our Sunshine Coast presented.  Community Resource Society  receives new Mini-bus  ^"j.  $     '  Driver Susan Bunyan poses with Maureen Kirby and Agnes Labonte of the Sunshine Coast  Community Resources with the new mini-bus that the society has just received.  One of the top priorities of  the newly formed Resource Society in 1973 was a resolve to get  a bus that would be used to take  people who, lacked transportation  to essential health services. Too  often because of this lack, important medical appointments were  missed. No one saw more  clearly the need for continuity  of treatment than did John Lewis,  then physiologist at St. Mary's  Hospital. John and his wife  Faye set up a committee to raise  money for a much needed bus.  Many people believed that the  project was star-gazing, but the  'stars' turned out to be the blinking turn signals on a bus that  ' did arrive on December 13, 1974.  Community support was splendid - to the extent of nearly  $13,000.  90,000 miles later Mini-Bus I  began to show signs of advancing  age and had to be-coaxed along  to complete its daily rounds.  John Bunyan, former driver, was  called in and managed to get it  to Vancouver where a:new bus  was on hand to go into service  here. After some additions and  refinements to the bus. John  brought it to the Peninsula. Last  Sunday the Mini-Bus committee  of the society visited the Bunyan  home to inspect the new vehicle  and found it to be an excellent  unit. However they found John  B. improving upon excellence.  He was upgrading the seat  bolting arrangements, installing  a movable antenna, mounting  heavy duty mud guards, and suggesting even more changes.  Long may it serve.  The Ministry of Human Resources now carries the financing  of the bus by way of a grant to  the Sunshine Coast Community  Resource Society.  Dogwood  Takeout  by Michael Nutland  For all you cultural masochists  who read the Dogwood Takeout,  this is a black day. For all the  rest of you who couldn't care less  I suppose you could care less.  Yes, folks, this one is for your  scrapbook (scrapheap?). The end  of a great period in the history  of journalism is at hand. This  is the final Dogwood Takeout.  (Gasp, sob, wringing of hands)  There, there, don't take on so.  Let me give you a little background; we have been running  the Dogwood for over two years  and during that time it has always  been on our minds to open a  Neighbourhood Pub in the lower  village. As our plans progressed,  we also experienced delays, and  even when we received approval,  we are still at least six months  away from opening the' doors.  Recently an opportunity that was  hard to ignore presented itself.  A hotel in Wells came oh the'maiv3  ket. After investigating the proposition, it seems like an excellent venture for us on a short  term basis. So, if all goes well,  we will be shortly transplanting  ourselves to goldrush country,  there to expand our experience in  all directions,/ from running a  business to learning more about  this province..  While running the cafe, we  have met a multitude of interesting individuals and had some very  unique opportunities presented to  us. (Such as writing a regular  column for the newspaper, which  has left us with a lasting regard  for people who make journalism  a daily chore.) With all the  friends we have made during our  tenure at the Dogwood, the decision to leave this community,  even temporarily, is an extremely difficult one. Having made  it, however, we find ourselves excited at the challenge of doing  something different. The Wells  Hotel has been allowed to run  down and the job of improving  Can there be ghost churches in Canada?;  by Andy Randall  Ghost Towns, and there are  too many in Canada, generally  were caused by the petering out  of ore-bodies, or whatever product had kept thriving communities as happy as bees in summer.  Invariably it followed that homes  had to be left and all those tying  elements of each community.  These' were, school; community  halls; store; and church.  As an old miner in coal; gold;  copper and other minerals, I  have seen the passing of Britannia Beach Mines, and many  others. Almost all left a Ghost  of a church.  Now this didn't mean that the  scattered church members were  "ghosties" too. Far'from it.  They latched themselves on to  the membership .of another  church in their newly adopted  town, camp, or community.  These are not the Ghost  Churches I have in mind. I revisited, in 1970, my old home  town that would be, when I was  younger, a short ride to the south  side of the Scottish border. I  fwas shocked to see in my home  town four churchs so ghosted  that they were not Bingo Halls.  Once lively centres of "hallelu-  jahing" church members, with  often full congregations (twice of  a Sunday), and busy Sunday-  schools, plus choirs that could-  and-did take all the great oratorios in their stride, were now as  dead as mackerels.  When I came back from my  visit to Britain I tried to figure  out the causes of their demise;  and asked myself could it, or  was it, happening, even by degrees in Canada?  Often the blame has been laid  on the physical, moral, and spiritual upheaval of millions in our  western world by the wars of  1914-18 and 1939-45. We can  add the nuclear age to our un-  settlement, plus moon shots,  (space age if you like) and a  host of other things such as the  hippie-age and the yen for drugs.  On top of these things we have  jet-travel; mass media; mind  boggling scientific discoveries;  the permissiveness; and a less  than sacred attitude by many to  the ties of marriage.  We have come of age to a new  scepticism, that breeds indifference or rebellion to much that  had been recognized as absolute  authority, and truth., . As Dr.  Hans Selye, of the University of  Montreal has said, regarding  stress (and this can apply quite  well here), "One of the most  frequent causes of- distress in  man are psychological - that is  to say, lack of adaptability; not  having a code of behaviour. One  reason for this is that the security,  and the.satisfaction of religious  codes has diminished in importance for mankind."  Perhaps because Canada, and  the United States, had not experienced that devastating closeness of the wars that ripped  Britain and Europe apart, they  managed church-wise to stay in  operation. Even in our western  world there have been signs not  always eveident to those outside  the "New Jerusalems" that warn  us we might just have a few  "Bingo Halls" just for the taking  over.  Yes. We have some Ghost  Churches in Canada, churches  that just "passed away" for lack  of congregational support. Churches that could not encourage a  younger generation to take up  the slack of the oldies whose  numbers - by a creeping old age -  decimated the memberships until  they just could not function.  We may have more Ghost  Churches if the trend continues  of young ministers leaving the  ministry with broken spirit and  a shaken faith. And we may  ask why?,  The answer goes deep into the  heart of an enigma that really  disturbs church leaders, whether  ministerial or lay perons whose  function is to keep the church  operating at the local level. Here  is an over-simple statement of  one aspect of' that enigma. It  is this: ��� whereas the congregations of our parents and grandparents era got supreme satisfaction frona the religious codes  of their time, many today are in  varying degrees freethinkers, and  can not accept the absolute authority of ancient Christian dogma,  nor of the claims of a totally inspired bible.  Another is that the young minister who possibly has gone  through a much updated theological spell of training and study, is  often confronted with a hardrock  section of traditionalists, and  fundamentalists, who will let it  be known in no uncertain terms  that they "will not stand for any  of this new-fangled nonsense".  The starry-eyed lad with his collar  in reverse tries to broaden their  minds. He finds his time and  efforts wasted. He then tries to  brighten up the services, for he  knows without the participation  of the younger families a church  is simply marking time, or even  losing way. Tradition wins again.  So what has he left to do with  his ministry? If he capitulates to  the traditional congregation, then  he is being dishonest to himself  and to God, for he is still a freethinker.  This becomes a problem fit  for a Solomon to solve. On the  one hand there are the old, tried  '-:&&?i'-^ 0%-$&<  and true faithful, who are muchr  ofthe bulwark, perhaps financially, upon which the church depends. But they too often are  the ones who quite unconsciously  block the church's progress in  this modern age. And they too  will pass away. On the other  hand there are the freethinkers  inside and outside the church  (they are a great number), the  younger ones too, who feel they  would like to have some services  more in the line of modern pro-:  gress, and realistic thought.  Now if we could use King  Solomon's ruse with the two  mothers to determine who was  the real mother, perhaps we  could get somewhere. with both  factions. But could we? Can if  not be said that "the old guard"  in British churches killed their'  baby rather than allow others  to change any part of what they  stood for? Is it not the younger  ones who would let the 'baby1  die, - in this sense the church -,'  but the sticklers for tradition;  Somehow this reminds me of  the stand some old martinets'  made for trench warfare just  prior to the war of '39-'45, against1  the new idea of mobile action.  Old Nick with the cloven hooves"  has done it well, and he knows.  you can't put the finger on him.  It's all in the church.  So how do you get the outside  in, when the insiders are out on  a limb? The young ones say,  "give us a chance. ,Give us some  scope. Let us let some fresh air  in to the old forms and the ole.  doctrines -' and so on. That, my  friends may just be the answer to  the church's delermna. '  { Look Out I  FOR OUR FIRST ANNUAL!  who have helped us in uncountable ways to get started, not only  the customers who tolerate  our eccentricities with commendable good humour, but also our  staff, who work damn hard for us,  and the people who have shown  interest and enthusiasm for our  project. Now I have some even  worse news: Watch this page for  erratic but brilliant contributions  from 'Your Wells Correspondent-: si(You?didn?~t think you  could get rid of us that easily,  did you?)  SECOND-HAND SALE  of TV;s, Appliances, .  Stereos. Radios, etc.  J & C  ELECTRONICS  -   Cowrie Street  SECHELT  885-2568  MT. ELPHINSTONE CHAPTER #65 O.E.S  SUMMER TEA  MASONIC HALL GROUNDS  Roberts Creek  Novelties,   mystery  parcels,   home   cooking,  white  elephant,   regal   cards,   refreshments.  Adults 759 Children 359  V-   July 9,        2-4 p.m.  , Is Wells, B.C. ready forthis?  both the decor and the business is  one that appeals to all of us.  Moreover, dirty capitalist rabble  that we are, we hope to make a  profit which we can plough back  into the pub in Gibsons, which  remains our major ambition.  Although we will be around for  a couple of weeks or so, at this  time we would each like to say a  big 'Thank You' to all the people  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Rev. T. Nicholson, Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St. Mary's Church in  Gibsons  In Sechelt: 8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30a.m.-St. John's  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m. - Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat. 3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4:00 p.m.  St. John *s United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  SALVATION ARMY  Camp Sunrise  Hopkins Landing  Sundays 10:30 a.m.  In the Chapel  886-9432  Everyone is Welcome  BAPTIST CHURCH  Pastor F. Napora  Offfce 886-2611 Res. 885-9905  CALVARY -Park Rd., Gibsons  SUNDAYS  Morning Worship - 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School -10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship - 7:00 p.m.  1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday  Thursday - Prayer and Bible ,  Study 7:00 p.m. '  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - ll:00.a.m.  Revival - 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study -Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  Windsor  much more than just plywood  Aluminium  Gutter  G.S.W.  White  or Brown  39$  Linear Foot  4'x8'-5/16D  Unsanded  Fir  3/1fe"x4'x8'  Hardboard  ONLY  $2.99  Sheet  Corrogated  Fibreglass  Panels  $4.69  Sheet  26"x96"  Yellow  & Clear  $3. 99 Each  Windsor Ply wood  WINDSOR  m PLYwoot raru Coast News, July 5,1977.  Gov't Inspected Grade A Beef  round steak  Whole  Gov't Inspected Grade A Beef  rump roast  Boneless  49  lb.  Gov't Inspected Swift's Premium or  Lazy Maple ^_ wmmm ���^  bacon -|    /Q  Swifts Wiltshire Skinless or Breaded  dinner  sausage  79  <P  lb.  Super Valu  peanut  butter  2.29  48 oz.Tin  Super Valu  beans 0 !*%*%_  wi,hpork 3/88*  14 oz.  Kleenex  paper  towels  95*  2-Roll  Success  tomatoes  28 oz. Tins  49*  Valu Plus  cheddar        Q  cheese 1-59  1     Mild  SuperValu  ice  cream  All Flavours 2-Litre Ctn  1.39  Sunlight  detergent  powder 2  19  5lb. Box  Duncan Hines Moist *N Easy 16oz.  cake mixes 89e  Secret Anti-Perspirant Scented or Unscented  deodorant 1.49  2.5 oz.  Oven Fresh Family Pack 5Loaves  bread  White or Brown  1.39  Oven Fresh  buttermilk  bread  24 oz. Loaf  Oven Fresh Pan  buns  Pkg. of 8  39  <P  Venice Bakery  kaiser  rolls  Pkg. of 8  69  69*  0  Canada #1 Imported  cantaloupe  California or Mexican  B.C. Grown  19  O.K. B. C. Grown  cherries  59  c  green onions or radishes  Regional Board says  willing to help Gibsons  Display  Two petitions were heard by  the Regional Board members at  the outset of the regular meeting  held in Sechelt on Thursday, June  30th. The first was from R.W.J.  James of Roberts Creek who ex  .pressed himself as most concerned about what he felt was  the lack of co-operation he had  received from the Regional  Board planning staff in his efforts  to install a mobile home court on  Flume Road in Roberts Creek.  The directors gave Mr. James a  sympathetic hearing and referred  the matter to their planning  .committee for prompt attention.  The second was in the form of a  report from Recreational Commission Chairman, Norm Watson  who urged in his presentation  that the Regional Board should  contribute to the operating costs  of the projected swimming pool  for Gibsons, despite the fact that .  Gibsons had chosen not to join  the joint recreational function.  Watson quoted figures which indicated that 60% of the use of the  Gibsons pool would be by non-  Gibsons residents. "It is our moral obligation to contribute."  said Watson. "We applaud the  efforts of the village of Gibsons  in bringing this pool project to a  head and feel we should contribute."  Watson said that the $300,000  in Neighbourhood Improvement  funds turned over by the Gibsons  Council made the total recreation  package possible. "In effect,  this means that this region is  getting a million and a third dollar  recreation package for only a  million dollars,",said Watson.  The Regional Board directors  listened to his comments with respect and basic agreement was  reached that the Board would su-  support vWatson's recommendation. It may prove necessary,  however, to support the Gibsons  pool as a separate function since  the village has not joined the  joint recreational function.  In regular board business,  correspondence received from  B.C. Hydro indicated that despite  protests formally made by the  Regional Board against continued  spraying of the power line with  herbicides, that spraying of the  power line in the Port Mellon  area would be undertaken in  the near future 'to catch up with  work scheduled for last year'.  The directors moved that the  letter be filed. The motion was  carried that the Coast Guard  should check for residual spraying in those creeks below the  sprayed area.  Ferries  ���*��� cont'd, from front page  held at which the proposed fall  schedule could be discussed.  Among the priorities listed by  Bouchard for the fall schedule  would be some kind of insurance  that the morning schedule would  not be changed to the detriment  of commuters; that it would take  proper cognizance of the situation  of Sechelt Motor Transport. It  is thought that the fall schedule  would be basically the present  schedule of the Queen of New  Westminster with extra sailings  from the Nanaimo run ships for  peak periods. The committee  members present expressed their  hope that there would not be any  changes in the schedule which  were not absolutely necessary.  The controversial situation on  the Nanaimo-based ships which  saw a change over from china-  ware to paper cups specially for  the Langdale run had been  cleared up by allowing the Nanaimo ships to offer their full gamut  of catering services .on this run  too. In addition, the newstand  which' had been ordered closed  on the Langdale run, was again  operating normally. Bouchard  reported that in the few days prior  to the meeting during which full  facilities had been available on  these ships the services had been  well utilized.  On a more general note,  Bouchard expressed himself as  well satisfied with the coverage  the local press had been giving  the meetings recently. "The  reports are often as informative  as the minutes of the meetings,  how," said Bouchard.  * cont'd, from front page  Provincial Government, and Ted  Hume gave an informative talk  on municipal government. Joan  Haggerty, a local writer, gave a  talk concerning regionalism in  literature.  As well as gathering an outstanding amount of material,  much of which was previously  unavailable to students, the class  also drew topographical maps,  and even made an eight minute  film titled "Pollution Control at  Port Mellon". Ms. MacKown  said she had been most pleased  with the work her students had  done, and that the materials  they had gathered would continue  to be of use to the school for  years to come.  Sechelt  Auxiliary  by J. Lear  Twenty-one members of the  Sechelt Auxiliary to St. Mary's  Hospital held their last meeting  of this season at St. Hilda's Hall  on June 9th with the president,  Billie Steele, in the chair.  It was with deep regret the  members accepted the resignation of Muriel Eggins as Volunteer Director. Her dedicated and  efficient performance in that  office is greatly appreciated by  all who serve in the work for the  hospital. Any suggestions for  her replacement will be accepted  by Chris Ward.  Sincere gratitude is extended  to all who assisted in making our  Spring Luncheon such a great  success.  Attention of all members is  drawn to the Appreciation Tea  for volunteers to be held on June  26 at 2:30 at the hospital.  Lea Redman requested that  anyone having odds and ends of  wool to please leave them at  Uncle Mick's Ladies Store in the  mall. They will be knitted into  lap covers for the patients in  the hospital.  We extend a happy holiday  season wish to all and look forward to our next meeting on  September. 9.  Gulf  Dealers'  Vacation  Get-Ready  Special  Peninsula  Motors  14-poinf  Service Special  APPROVED AUTO  REPAIR SERVICES  (F:^  Get your car in good running order for the  summer holidays. Phone or come in today  and make an appointment, wherever you  see the Vacation Get-Ready Special sign.  Parts and labour listed below are included in  the price and are covered by your Gulf  dealer's 90 day or 4,000 mile warranty,  whichever comes first,  Do your part to conserve energy  - A well maintained engine helps a car run  more efficiently and gives better gas mileage  than one that is not. The better your gas  mileage the more energy you conserve. Do  your part to help conserve Canada's energy.  Make your appointment today for a Gulf  Dealer Vacation Get-Ready Special.  Change motor oil ���  Gulf's best multi-grade  Supply and install new  oil filter.  1  2  3  4 Inspect all tires,  *| Inspect brake system.  6  Inspect all lights  and signals.  Lubricate chassis.  ��  Inspect exhaust system.  8 Inspect windshield  wiper system.  9 Inspect air filter and  all belts.  ��f^ Pressure test  ��� W cooling system.  || Inspect shock absorbers.  |2 Inspect the battery.  _f*% Inspect differential and  ���O transmission fluid levels.  \m% Ignition system analysis.  Elphinstone  grateful  The staff and students of  Elphinstone Secondary School  wish to express their appreciation  to some of the local merchants  who helped to make the Award  Day, held on Tuesday, June  21st, a success. Among the contributing merchants were Sechelt  Sew Easy who presented both the  Senior and Junior Textiles  Awards.  Also contributing were Gibsons  Building Aupplies, who presented the Woodwork Award,  Kenmac Parts, who presented the  Metalwork Award, Sunshine  Auto Parts who presented the  Automotive Award, and Link  Hardware who presented the  Drafting Award.  Pender  Taxes  ��� cont'd, from front page  Ratepayers Director Frank White  was predictably unhappy with the  new tax levels.  "My daughter lives in one of  the nicer parts of Vancouver,  out beside the University Endowment Lands, and the tax  level there is 52.02 mills, well  below what we're now paying -  and look what they get for it:  sewers, sidewalks, street maintenance, recreation, entertainment...It used to be people came  out here to put up with fewer  services and get away with less  taxes, but it seems now we've  got the worst of both worlds.  Something's gone wrong somewhere."  Asked what he thought had  gone wrong, and what the average ratepayer could do about  it, White said, "These agencies  that are shoving their budgets up  twenty and thirty percent have  got to be brought under control. They have lost all respect  for the taxpayer's dollar, and they  have to be made to feel our  anger at this. We have to insist  on tight budgeting, because this  is not an economically strong  area, and we have to insist all  major new programs be brought  to us for approval in referen-  dums. It used to be they called  referendums for everything, now  they avoid it wherever they can.  I hear they're going to try and  get this new hospital expansion  project past us without a referendum."  There was one ray of light in  the new tax notices for Area 'A*  residents. The handsome new  Pender Harbour Health Clinic,  built since the last tax notices,  was financed by a local specified  area tax and critics of the project  had claimed the resulting tax,  which applies only to Pender  Harbour and Egmont, would be  so high as to "drive out all but  the millionaires", while clinic  planners promised to bring it in  at under 2 mills. The final result:  1.0 mills.  j TED HUME!  j SERVICES  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  AUTHORIZED  ��sso  Home  j Equipments  !    Dealer   s  Inducing parts and labour.  *For most passenger cars. Offer expires July 30,1977.  HELP  US GIVE YOU THE BEST CAR OR  TRUCK DEAL ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  885-2111  Dealer # 01680A  Next to the Gulf Station in Sechelt  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  FURNACES  HOT WATER HEATERS \  HUMIDIFIERS  ,     CUSTOMIZED  WARM AIR  HEATING SYSTEMS  CALL  886-2951  ���  i  i  ��� Coast News, July 5,1977.  9.  Soccer starting soon  Gary Knowles, Gibsons Legion, with the ball  securely tucked in his mit, seems about to tag  Collie McKinnis of Roberts Creek out in this  action shot from a recent fastball tournament.  A view of the log house being built at Hopkins Landing. Obviously it affords entry to much  ���more light than traditional log houses with the windows commanding every aspect of the  magnificent scenery oh that part of the coast.  * f  *  An interior view of the kitchen of the Hopkins log house, combining modern convenience  with the rustic charm of wood.  CAMpbells  FAMILY  SHOES  &  LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT?'  Your  friendly   neighbourhood   drop-off   point  Box 381 Sechelt, B.C.  885-9345 VON 3AO  for Coast News  Classified Ads.  COAST  FURNISHINGS  ��� TEAK  ��� WATER BEDS  ��� CARPETS-LINO  ��� DRAPERIES  ��� KITCHEN CABINETS  ��� FREE ESTIMATES  Gibsons,  B.C.  Leon Kazakoff    886-9093  by Bamibus & Co.  There will be a Juvenile  (14,15 years) practice this Wednesday, July 6th behind Elphinstone High School rain or shine.  This is an important practice  because the exact age and number -of players must be deter-  , mined as soon as possible.  Younger players have expressed interest in playing for the  Juvenile Team. Unfortunately,  the Wanderers are unable to  sponsor more than one youth,  team this year. We want to do a  good job and our presenmt  finances and coaching staff  will be utilized to the fullest.  Last week's Short History  of Soccer has inspired a series  of articles on various aspects of  the game. Topics to be covered in  the next weeks include: rules,  layout of the field, conditioning,  basic skills, and positional play.  Today, we will examine soccer  rues in simplified form.  1.The game consists of 11 players  on each team that play two  periods, of 45 minutes each.  Teams reverse ends at halftime.  2. A goal is scored when the ball  passes over the goal line between  the goal posts and under the  cross bar.  3. The ball may not be handled  by any player other than the goal  keeper who may handle it only  within the penalty area.  4. Free kicks are awarded for  handling, pushing, striking,  holding, kicking, tripping,  jumping   on   or   charging   with  Log houses incorporate  contemporary features  "What we are trying to do is  to incorporate traditional west  coast building ideas into contemporary structures." The  words are those of Earl Carter,  log house builder and student  of West Coast History. Carter  for many years now has built  traditional log structures for the  provincial museum at Heritage  Village in Burnaby, for example,  and other locations around the  province.  He and, his partner Cesar  Caflisch are putting the finishing  touches to a log-built beach  cabin for one of the branches of  . the Hopkins; family at - Hopkins  'Landing. CaflFsch is a Swiss-born,  architect who came to Canada to  design work at Expo ten years ago  and subsequently took up residence in Vancouver. Among his  projects since moving to the west  coast was the design ofthe Woodwards Extension on the U.B.C.  campus.  "I have been very impressed  by west coast traditional architecture," says Caflisch, "particularly the native log house. I got  tired of working in an office and  living in the city and find this  kind of work in which we try to  marry modern living with traditional west coast concepts vastly  more satisfying."  Both men stress that the materials used in the construction  of the houses that they work on  together   is   without   exception  OPEN HOUSE  Verda Schneider and Leora Splett  and families  cordially invite  friends, relatives and neighbours of  Dick Atkinson  to help them celebrate his 90th Birthday  on Saturday, July 9th, 1977  from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  at the Gibsons Winter Club  ��� fcMTOKNON  885-3815  885-9769  reservations  are recommended  RESTAURANT Sechelt  11:00 a.m.  -2:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m. til Closing  SPECIAL  Fri., Sat. & Sun.  1" thick CHOICE  PRIME RIB ROAST  NATURAL AU JUS  $7.50  INCLUDES:   Baked Potato,  Garlic Bread, Chef Salad with  choice of dressing. Assorted  Desserts. Tea or Coffee.  undue roughness, throwing sand.  5.Penalty kicks are awarded  for serious infractions when they  occur within the 18 yd. area.  This kick is taken at the 10  yard spot. Players of both teams  must be at least 10 yards from the  kicker and outside the 18 yard  area.  6. Corner Idcks are taken when  the defensive team kicks the ball  over their own goal line. The offensive team takes a kick from  within a one yard radius of the  corner. Goals may be scored  directly on a corner kick.  7. Throwing are taken when the  ball  goes  over the  side  lines.  score a goal.  9.Offsides occur when a player  is in the opposition's half and he  is nearer their goal line than  the ball unless: A)there are two  or more opponents nearer the  goal line than he is, b) the ball  was last touched by an opponent  -e)he receives the ball directly  from a goal kick, throw in, or  corner kick.  lO.The Referee's decision is  final. . Two linesmen and the  Referee by signaling throwins,  offsides, corner kicks and penalties. Referees signal decisions with a blast on the whistle,  linesmen by a wave of a flag.  Senior men's fastball  league and tournament  SENIOR MEN'S SOFTBALL  w  SecheltR&W     9  5  Pte  18  SENIOR MEN'S SOFTBALL  TOURNAMENT  Roberts Creek      9  6  18  Windsor                8  5  16  Saturday  Legion                   7  Sechelt                 1  5  15  14  2  Game 1          R  Windsor         6  H  6  E  5  Roberts Cr.   11  11  7  TOP BATTERS  B. Crosby  .408  P. Gaines  R. Baba  .380  .375  W.P.G.Ferris  H.R.Johnson R.C.  L.P.L.Loden  P. Rigby  .367  Game 2  HOME RUN LEADERS  R  Legion           n  H  E  D.Lamb R&W  6  6  3  P. Gaines Legion  5  Sechelt          4  3  5  J. Gray R&W      >  3  W.P.B.Holmes L.P.R.Dixon  June 28th  Game 3        R  H  E  R  H  E  Sechelt         8  9  2  SecheltR&W      16  14  1  Windsor       5  5  4  Roberts Creek       6  9.  2  W.P.C.Kohuch  L.P.R.  W.P.   J.   Mercer  (5-4),  L.P.  Henderson   H.R.  Kiloh  Wind.  G.  Ferris  (6-2),  D.  Elson  i  4th,  Kohuch Sech..  H.R. Gray 1 (2), R <  fe W.  Doug  Elson 1 Roberts Creek  Game 4         �����  H  E  June 29th  Roberts Cr.    13  14  4  R  H  E  Legion            1  11  7  Windsor                  7  8  1  W.P.Doug       Erson  L.P.A.  Roberts Creek        6  8  3  Skytta   D.   Erson  3rd  H.R.K.  Boating  accident  local materials. Generally if  possible in the case of log houses  they take the logs from the immediate locality of the projected  house. They take the project  from the logging of the required  timber right to the completion  of a livable residence with their  own labour, employing only subcontractors for plumbing and  electrical work.  The first home they built was  on; Quadra Island a couple of  years ago and the next one after  the;' completion of the Hopkins  Landing project will be built on  Gqwer Point Road incorporating  some of the features of the Swiss  CrfSleU  The combination of a log house  builder and an experienced,  design-proven architect both of  whom have an interest in building  and designing homes which reflect the west coast environment  around them, to the extent even  of using only B.C. tiles where  tiling is required would seem to  be an exciting and appropriate  development in the annals of  local building.  One can only applaud their  intent and their practice of constructing truly west coast dwellings in design and material.  wwwwwwwwwww  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop   off  your   Coast   News  Classifieds at Campbell's Family  Shoes & Leather Goods in down-  town Sechelt. It's convenient!  ^nVAWiWyWMWW  Etremely low tides caused  some considerable difficulty  for one small boat in Gibsons  vicinity last Friday. The thirty-  two foot Chris Craft came in  around Salmon Rock and got too  close to a rock area. The boat ran  aground on the rock and the  choppy seas were pounding it  when it was pulled off by a  boat manned by John - Smith  of Smitty's Marina and Herb  Craig.  By the time they had the boat  pulled off the rock it was full to  the gunnels with water. By  this time the Coast Guard had  been alerted and were on their  way. Some boats giving fishing  reports in the harbour tried  to inform the rescuers that  the Coast Guard was coming but  the rescuers knew by experience ^ that the Coast Guard  concerned themselves only with"  the distressed vessels and  left the boat salvage to, others.  Any delay would have resulted in  the loss of the boat.  There was an anxious moment  during the rescue when one  of the fishing reports boats  cut across the bows of the rescue  tow causing it to slacken speed  and almost causing the towed  vessel to overturn with all three  men aboard. The tow got underway again in time to right the  towed vessel and the rescuers  managed to get it to the beach.  W.P. L. Loden (4-2), L.P. B.  Lineker (0-4), G. Ferris 6th.  Windsor scored 5 unearned  runs in the first 3 innings and  then hung on to hand Roberts  Creek their 3rd straight loss.  The Creek battled back and  scored twice in the 7th before  Les Loden retired the last batter.  Sechelt R&W  Sechelt  R  7.  6  H  5  5  W.P. J. Mercer (6-4), L.P.  C. Kohuch (1-7), H.R. D. Lamb 1  (6), J. Gray 1 (3).  Sechelt lead Red. and White  6-1 going into the 6th inning.  Red & White scored 4 in the 6th  and then Jim Gray and Dave  Lamb hit solo homers in the 7th  to win it.  GAMES THIS WEEK  July   6th,   Legion   vs   Windsor,  Brothers Park, Sechelt vs.Roberts  Creek, Reserve.  July 7th: Roberts Creek vs  Sechelt R&W at Brothers and  Sechelt.vs Legion at Reserve.  Bland, B. Boser R.C.  Sunday  Semi-finals and Finals postponed because of rain. The  Tournament will be completed  at a later date. Two outstanding  performers in the games so far  have been Val August and Carl  Kohuch of Sechelt. Val is batting  750 and Carl drove in the winning  runs against Windsor with a  3 run homer and has 17 strikeouts  in 12 innings of pitching.  SECHELT. 885-3277  POWELL RIVER -485-2748  Vane. Airport  278-3941  W*��i  PICK YOUR OWN  7^?;%          j  w*^- .. _Wf"  BLACK CURRANTS  55c ib.  ALSO FRESH VEGETABLES  _.           7. i_ __  Phone   886-7046  BUY FOUR  GET FIVE!  OLYMPIC  OVERCOAT.  Right now when you buy four gallons of  Olympic Overcoat, your dealer will give  you a fifth gallon at no extra cost.  Olympic Overcoat is specially made to go  over old paint-in your choice of 25  contemporary colours!  Buy now-Sale ends July 11th.  AVAILABLE FROM  Gibsons Building Supplies  886-8141  ���tiM-BR-MARtCT 886  MEMBER ���__���__���  8141 Coast News, July 5,1977  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  Co/ttp/efe  DRV cLEnmnc  seruice  WHARF ROAD  SECHELT  885-9554  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  1521 GOWER PT. RD.  GIBSONS, B.C.  886-2200  Lucky  Dollar  886-2257  PRICES EFFECTIVE:  Thur., Fri., Sat., Sun.  July 7,8, 9,10.  Granulated 4 Kg.       1.98  Bathroom Tissue 4s 88c  2 s  99c  Specials....  Sugar  Scott0  Paper Towels  Local  Bunch Radishes  trtSBo.  kGreen Onions  Local  2/49c  69c lb.  ^^  Lettuce  Smoked  Picnic Hams  Schneider's  Mini Sizzlers   * 1.39 lb.  Pioneer  Asst. Cooked Meats  89c lb.  Dollar  FOODS  HOPKINS  STORE  We give Personalized  Service  at Chain-Store Prices  What more could  one ask?  We're just an easy stroll from  Langdale Ferry Terminal  HIGHWAY 101  ^  px] Hopkins  L���' Store  nLr  1H11  Langdale Terminal  Hopkin's Wharf  Grads get awards  in 1977 ceremonies  The following is a list of the  winners of grants, bursaries and  awards presented at the Graduating Ceremonies on Saturday,  June 25th, 1977.  Royal Canadian Legion, Branch  109 - Presenter: Mr. Al Pajak,  Recipient - Academic ��� Bruce  Goddard, Academic - Craig Host-  land.  Royal. Canadian Legion, Ladies  Auxiliary Branch 109 - Presenter  GIBSONS  HAIRSTYLING  EAR PIERCING  DILL & SHIRLEY  SEASIDE PLAZA  -ts',  m  K**]  o a ���� o.o & o.g .&..o.esye .&..&���.&���.&.&.&..<  886-2120  Mrs. G. Sluis. Recipients - academic Bill Bradshaw, vocational  Karla Nygren.  Government of B.C. . District  Scholarship - Presenter Mr. J. R.  Denley, Recipient -' academic -  Michael Kampman.  Canadian     Forest     Products  bursaries - Presenter Mr. J. D.  Earle,   Recipient   -   academic   -  Barbara  Meredith,   techinical   -'  Linda Laing.  Gibsons Lions Club - Presenter  Mr. Joe Kampman, Recipient -#  Non-academic - Steven Evans.  David Hill Memorial Bursary -  Canadian Paperworkers Union -  Lynn Hiisband is caught in an obviously thoughtful moment as she passes through the  artificial arch on her way td her graduation.  Jfootitf  DELI  and  HEALTH FOODS I  In Beautiful  Gibsons Harbour  one block from  ^Government Wharf >  Open  Friday til 7:00  886-2936  ,(we speak German),  Presenter: Mr. N. McLellan,  Recipient - Vocational - Debbie  Enevoldson, Michael Pearson.  Sunshine Coast Lions Club -  Presenter Mr. Joe Benner, Recipient - academic - Barbara  Wilson.  S.T.A. Bursaries - Presenter  Mr. B. Cotter, Recipient - Teaching - Barbara Jackson, Cathy  Oike.  Royal Canadian Legion Ladies  Auxiliary, Branch 140 - Presenter Mr. Pat Murphy, Recipient -  academic - Jaimie McPhedran,  vocational - Geraldine Fyles.  Royal Canadian Legion, Branch  140 - Presenter Mr. Pat Murphy,  Recipient - academic - Brent  Lineker, vocational - Barbara  Sutherland.  Elphinstone Co-op Bursary -  Presenter Mrs. Margaret Hauka,  Recipient - academic - Scott  Verrecchia and Patricia Lee.  Sechelt & District Chamber of  Commerce - Presenter Mr. R.  Proctor, Recipient - academic -  Peter Black.  Sunshine Coast Kiwanis '-  Presenter Mr. M. Parsey, Recipient - vocational - Laurie  Beeman.  Inglis Memorial - Presenter  Mr. D. Smethurst, Recipient -  Diane Pelletier.  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary -          Presenter Mrs. Steele, Recipient '���  Nursing/Medical - Cindy Frykas.  R.N.   Association   of   B.C. ^| -| -|   .       g~*\ j f*\ "If. 1  \^^S^^!iedgleat aecnelt trarden Club awards  Rebecca Lodge - Presenter  Mrs. Draper - Recipient Sharon  Fromager.  AWARDS  Headlands Shield - Awarded to  Bruce Goddard and Michael  Kampman. Presented by Mr.  D. Smethurst.  Laurie Beeman delivers the valedictorian address at the recent graduation ceremonies  held at Elphinstone Secondary School before assembled members of the community.  by Jack MacLeod  Mrs. Sue Chenier of Gibsons  won the grand aggregate trophy  at the Sechelt Garden Club  Summer Flower Show. The  trophy, a silver rose bowl, was  donated by the Bank of Montreal,  iibsons ^��?i*rf�� T^ 886-721  NOW IN STOCK 'GIBSONS' T-SHIRTS  -_se_.  LORC  NCIES  REAL ESTATE  *  INSURANCE  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  Box 238  1589 Marine Drive  Gibsons,  RON MCSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  Sechelt Branch. On her way to  the top, Sue also picked up the  Frank Read Trophy for most  points in potted plants and  arrangements section.  Section one (cut flowers)  winner was Frank Read who took  home for his excellent efforts  the Sechelt Garden Club cup.  Ena Harrold was the winner  ofthe African Violet cup.  For non-winners in previous  shows, a novice category was established, and a trophy for this,  1 the Adam Mitchell cup went to  Lou Wilson, our secretary. The  best-in-show hanging .basket was  won by Louise Balfour for her  entry of Rex Hybrid Begonias.  In the Junior section the winner  of a two dollar prize was Andrea  Robilliard, whole Lyle Chenier  received one dollar for his entry.  Rose Bancroft, past president  of the B.C. Council of Garden  Clubs came from Burnaby to  judge part of the show, while  Edythe Gibson of Selma Park  judged the rapidly growing arrangement section. Competent  judging as provided by these  ladies added greatly to the success of the show. Their comments, recorded by the stewards,  provide valuable information for  all competitors.  The club saluted the graduating class at Elphinstone Secondary School by sending along to  the ceremony the cut flowers  from the show. Congratulations  grads I  a_c  ������  as  a-E:  _X_C  ������\  ^:/t  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  t)n the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Poin  ��� Guestrooms (Breakfast Included)  ���   Dining ROOm       886-9033        KS&berg  ���������  ������  ������  SOS.  ace  Crafts & Hobbies  886-2811  # Hobby Supply  -fr Games & Toys  X- WINE ART Supplies  DOGWOOD  SEA CAVALCADE PARADE - SATURDAY  AUGUST 6th -10:00 a.m.  Prizes will be awarded for:  Best decorated commercial float  Best decorated float  Best comedy entry  Best Individual clown  For  Information,   call   Richard  886-2116 or  after  6:00  p.m.  Michael Nntland at 886-2192.  P.S. Got your float ready? Coast News, July 5,1977.  p  h  I  *������*���������������*������***������*���**������*���*  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  CLASSIFIED RATES &  INFORMATION:  All listings 50c per line per week.  Or use the Economical 4 for 3 rate  4 weeks for the price of 3  12 Point      counts as 2 lines  24 Pt.  counts as 4 lines  *  t  S  Here! Now!  Our  Classified  Ad Policy  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  i  *  *  *  *  **************************  These Classifications will remain free  ��� Coming Events  -Lost  ��� Found  Minimum $2.00 per Insertion.  All fees payable prior to insertion.  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected insertion only.  NO REFUNDS  *******************************************  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  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 Mease. Just mall 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  CLASSIFICATION:  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON1VO  Eg. For Sale, For Rent,  etc.  MM  . ���  ���  --���  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON  Coming  Events  Work Wanted      Work Wanted       Opportunities For Rent  GIBSONS WILDLIFE CLUB  ANNUAL AUCTION  July 24th, 1:00 p.m.  at the clubhouse. #27  OMEGA TRACK & FIELD CLUB  BOTTLE DRIVE  Monday, July 11th  7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.       #27  Announcements  BIRTH  Born to Howie and Carol Joe,  Thursday, the 30th at St. Mary's  Hospital at 5:00 p.m., a strong,  stubborn boy. #27  ' ROBERTS CREEK LEGION  Opens at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday!  Early  bird  bingo  7:00,   regular  8:00 p.m. Everybody welcome!  Wednesday - July 6th - 7:30 p.m.  SLIDE PRESENTATION  of Accelerated Christian Education by Temple Acadamy Principal B.M. Gagliardl at Glad  Tidings Tabernacle, Gower Pt.  Road,    Gibsons. Everybody  Welcome. #27  Cavalcade of Fashions  July 16th at Gibsons Legion Hall.  $1.00 admission. Starts 2:00 p.m.  Participants are Sea Cavalcade  Queen contestants. #28  SAVE THE WHALES  Greenpeace anti-whaling  vessel  needs supplies and help before  mid-July Food   and    galley  equipment, paint, electrical and  mechanical help, Zodiac and  engine use, money. Will pick up.  Call Bobbl: 738-7134, or write  2108 West 4th Ave., Vancouver.  JOURNEYMAN CARPENTER  All types construction - new or old  Workmanship Guaranteed  886-7160 #30  EVERGREEN CONTRACTING  Trees topped, limbed or fell  and bucked into firewood lengths-  FREE ESTIMATES    886-9192        #27  CREATIVE ORGANIC  LANDSCAPING  ENHANCE & BEAUTIFY  YOUR SURROUNDINGS  NATURALLY  For Free Estimate  Call 886-7785  For explosive requirements -  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse, contact R. Nimmo, Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute.  ��� CAT-BACKHOE *  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633 886-9365  f" "new ser vi ceT "1  ! HUGH'S !  I I  HANDYMAN SERVICE  Alt types Home Repairs  and Services  Renovations, Additions,  Painting, Clean-up, etc.  North of Davis Bay  883-9266  BARRY LARGE  BOX 43,18 ELLIOT RD.  GARDEN BAY  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  Found  l  Two fishing rods found' at the  end of South Fletcher Roaff.  886-2683. #27  Pets  Free male kittens 886-2026.     #27  PAINTINGj  &  WINDOW  | cleaning!  I I  I     Free Estimates    I  I Call I  L - - SSSrIPS?- - 1  ��� 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.  CARPENTERS AVAILABLE  After 5 p.m.: 886-9061. #27  CREATIVE LANDSCAPING  Enhance and Beautify your  surroundings with creative  landscaping. By appointment  only: 886-7785 tfh  For Sale: My services as a professional Exterminator. Certified  7 years experience in control of  fungus, insects, rodents and  odors. North Island Pest Control.  885-3606  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 estimates. JohnRisbey.  PROFESSIONAL EAR PIERCING  Fast and sterile. Birthstone  studs, at GIBSONS GIRL & GUYS  SALON. 886-2120  DARK ROOM FOR RENT  Enlarger & Chemicals supplied.  $2.50 per hour.     Call  886-9781  Wed.-Sat. 10-3p.m.  ��� Portraits     ��� Weddings     ���  ��� Passports   * Commercial   ���  ��� Copy and Restoration work ���  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call 886-7964  For Rent  Room & Board available at  Bonnie-Brook Lodge. Meals &  services incl. laundry.  Private room. 886-9033.  Gower Point ocean beach esplanade;   Suite in Gibsons, 2 bdrm. fridge,  stove. Avail, immediately. Call  112-581-0024. #27  1650 School Rd. Available July  2. 3 bdrm. & rumpus room, VA  bathrm, townhouses, wall to  wall carpeting upstairs & downstairs. $300. per mo. No damage  money required. Children welcome, for more information, call  886-2703. tfn  3 bedroom house in Gibsons.  $300. per mo. 886-2481. #27  3 bdrm. waterfront house,  Mission Rd. $276.50 per mo.  White - 886-2935. #28  2 V. bedroom house in central  Gibsons. Fridge & stove incl.  Wood & oil heat. Aug. 1st.  $220. per mo. No dogs. Refs  req. Call after 6 p.m.: 738-5448  or write to B. Osborne, 3562 W.  26th Ave., Vancouver, B.C.  V6S1N9. #30  Ideal for working person, spacious 1 bdrm furnished, view  suite. Fridge, stove, F.P.. Please  phone 886-7769. #27  1 bdrm suite, partly furn. No  children, no pets. Seaside Plaza,  Gibsons. 886-2309. #27  2 bdrm. furnished trailer at  waterfront.    No dogs. 886-2887  tfh  Available immediately: Bachelor  suites and 1-1 bdrm. in Gibsons.  886-7490 & 886-2597. tfn  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  tfn  2 bdrm., F.P., private beach,  boat, garden, fruit trees', '/_ mi.  to Gibsons P.O. $325., less to  handy person. 886-9044. #27  House, available immediately if  necessary. Soames Point area.  886-2960. #27  3 bdrm. waterfront house, Mission Road. $276.50 per mo.  White: 886-2937. #27  For Rent: 1 bdrm. house, furnished, pasture for horses or  sheep. Suit responsible person  or couple. Electricity included in  rent. 885-2443. #28  Wanted fo  Rent  Employed writer seeks secluded  cabin, "a sunlit clearing in the  woods", for work, rest, contemplation. Caretaking or livestock  duties possible. Reasonable rent.  Anywhere in southern portion of  the Sunshine Coast. Respond to  Box 13, Coast News, Gibsons.  Property  Home for sale in Langdale Chines  3 bedrooms, large kitchen, living  room with Fireplace, den and  family room carpeted throughout.  Large lot with lawn, garden and  cabin. $49,500,886-7237.        #27  Waterfront house for sale. Sandy  Hook. $45,000., $10,000. cash,  will handle. 885-3279. #27  H  is  Sunshine Coast  Directory  jrjrJT*WAT_T_T-r AUTOMOTIVE  -Mmmmmmm^-r  r  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  TOYOTA  New & Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts & Services  VGibsons        AL JAM I ESPN Phone 886-7919  r  (Qurfit electric TLtb.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park  885-3133  J. McKenzie Ron Blair, P. Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 387 Sechelt   VON 3A0  r  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  SPRAY - BRUSH - ROLL  Call 886-2512  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  Box 860  Gibsons  ��i  BEELECTRIChd  )  Phone  886-7605  -T-rjr-rjr-T-T  BUILDING SUPPLY -#5_P5#5i��5_P5#5_P5_r  RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL - INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance    Pole Line    Electronics  "POWER    TO    THE    PEOPLE"  *jrAT_Tjr_V-T_V-r-T    EXCAVATING     -r-r_r_v_rjr-T  SUNSHINE PAINTERS  Let us brighten up your life  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  886-9564  R.R. 2 Free Estimates Gibsons  COAST PAVING  PAVING FROM DRIVEWAYS TO HIGHWAYS  Highways, Parking Areas, Driveways, Crushed Gravel  Equipment Rentals .  Main Office: Box 95,   Powell River,    485-6118  Branch Office:        Sechelt, Ph. 885-2343 9:30 to 3:30 p.m.  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  Everything for your building Needs  Free Estimates Phone 886-2291 -2  >V  r  JVmWJr*W-rjmT*rJr PLUMBING -*d  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 885-2921 Roberts   Creek  r  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  r  J.B. EXCAVATING  886-9031  >  OS***  -*5_r_#5��5#3_p_#5_r CARPENTRY mta  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  - HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION -  Framing, remodelling, additions  886-2311 886-2311  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� Dump Truck ���  Backhoe  ��� Cat ���  Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates' #  Septic Fields   ^  r    L&.H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  \^885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C.  iibsons  STANHILSTAD   ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  ORREROOFING  R.R. 1, Port Mellon Highway        Phone 886-2923  A  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems    Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  RAY COATESPLUMBING  886-7695  Contract Renovations & Service Work  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017.  All Work Guaranteed  TIDELINE ""  Plumbing and Heating Contractors  " RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES  Bernie Mulligan 886-9414 Denis Mulligan  Space for Rent  ^  "Serving  Langdale  to Earls  Cove"  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEW EASY  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2725  r  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  "\  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  885-9973 886-2938  V Commercial Containers available  ' TREE TOPPING        ~~ "  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  ^_  Mary Volen  886-9597  r  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  KITCHENS AND  BATHROOMS  886-9411  DAY or EVENING  r  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 886-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1, Gibsons  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cabinetsand Fixtures -fr 30 Years Experience  ExDert Finishing   -fr Kitchen Remodelling A Specialty  R. BIRKIN  885-3417 Beach   Ave.,   Roberts   Creek        885-3310  "N  THOMAS HEATING  OILBURNERSERVICE  Complete Instrument OOU"7111  set-up of furnace  *jAVjrjr_r_v_T-T-r ELECTRIC  r  D.J.ROY  SURVEYOR - ENGINEER  Marine Building Wharf Street  Box 609 885-2332 Sechelt, B.C.  TjBm-*-rjr-T-T MISC. SERVICES -T-ZmTJ-tr-K*:  GUTTERS FREE ESTI MATES  phone  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial aar oaaa Chapman Rd.  ^     Residential  r  \-  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  >V  885-2992  Sechelt  BILL BLACKS  ROOFING  Shingles, Shakes, Tar and Gravel  V886-7320 or 885-3320   Industrial & Residential     "^  ANDREASSEN     ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Hopkins Landing, B. C.  At the sign of   the  Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  Arc and Acty. Welding Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating Automotive - Marine Repair  Phone 886-7721 Marine Ways Res. 886-9956/  ���PEN BOWLING  DAY and NIGHT  GIBSONS LANES  BOWLING HOURS  FRIDAY & SATURDAY 7:00 -11:00 p.m.  SUN DAY 2:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 -11:00 12.  Coast News, July 5,1977.  Property  LANGDALE HEIGHTS  Approx. 2200 sq. ft. of finished  area. Carpet up & down, 2 brick  fireplaces, 3 bedrooms upstairs.  Ensuite plumbing. Extra large  picture window in living room,  Crestwood cabinets in kitchen &  baths. Family room. Playroom.  Concrete driveway, sundeck.  4 deluxe appliances. Walking  distance to school & ferries.  Panoramic view. F.P. $59,900.  Eves: 886-9770. #28  New 3 bedroom home, family  room, basement, 2 car garage,  carport, view of Trail Bay,  $61,000. 885-2503.  Mobile Homes      Cars & Trucks  Boats  Grandview Road: 3 bedroom  rancher, lrg. fenced lot, beautifully treed and landscaped, only  ���1 yr. old, close to school. $43,000.  Phone 886-9451. #27  By owner: Halfmoon Bay, beautiful waterfront property, approx.  60'x175'. Lovely Arbutus trees,  sewer, hydro & water included.  Lot #48, Trueman Road. $33,000.  576-6261  :Fairmont Road: 2 bdrms, large  Jiving room with corner fireplace.  .Excellent view, needs work but  .good potential. 886-2164 eves.  3 Bedroom home, full basement.  Electric heat, on 6 acres close to  Gibsons. Phone 886-7832 or  886-2813.   Brand New -1300 sq. ft., 3 bdrms  Ton grade entry to full basement.  :600 sq. ft. sundeck, 34' of carport, fantastic view, level lot,  150 yards to lovely beach &.  ���mooring, on sewer. New subdivision, Franklin Rd. area,  'Gibsons. Bank appraised in the  ���$60,000. bracket, asking in the  '.low $50's. You have to see this  'dream home to believe it. Call  886-9890  BONNIEBROOK CAMP &  TRAILER PARK  For sale: 2 good view  lots on  Chaster   Road,   1,000  ft.   from  waterfront, utilities. 886-2887.  Cleared, fenced, level, ready to  build on 62 x 120' lot on Dolphin  St., across from Hackett Park.  Within 2 blocks of shopping and  school. 885-9976.  View lot on Thompson Road,  Langdale Heights $14,500.  Call owner at Victoria, 658-8055  or Vancouver 980-5431.  5V2 acres land, year round creek  in Roberts Creek area, $7,000.  Down and assume mortgage of  10% interest @$200. per month,  approx. price $27,000. 885-3881.  In Langdale, 79' x 150' lot for  sale. Near school, beautiful view,  by owner: 112-255-4805.  By Owner: 2 bdrm. home, lot  size 69V_ x 220', large family  room, newly decorated inside &  out. Rosamund Road. Call  886-2060. #29  By Owner: Retirement home,  Franklin Rd., 816 sq. ft., newly  decorated inside & out. W/W,  close to beach, store, P.O. &  church. 2 bdrms. $35,600.  Call 886-2060. #29  3 bdrm. new home, 1300 sq. ft.,  basement, 2 fireplaces, sundeck,  beautiful view. W/W carpets,  double glass windows. New area  in Davis Bay. Asking $68,500.  885-3773. Tfh  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  !For sale by owner: 3 bdrm post  '.& beam home near tennis courts.  I Gibsons. $35,000.    886-7566  ;Eves, after 4:00.  .Lot for sale in Sechelt near  'Hackett Park, fully serviced.  ; Asking $11,500. 596-7022  ���Lot, 65'x130' on Cochrane Road.  :Phone after 6 p.m.: 886-7407.  ^ MUST SELL  'Xh acre lot. Water, power &  -drive way, cleared building site.  ���$10,700. o.b.o. 885-9798.  Large lot for sale, 12x60 trailer  pad on North Road, 12x60 workshop, 12x12 pumphouse, hydro  pole in ready for building or for  trailer. Asking $12,500. Offers.   886-9041   3 Bedroom waterfront house in  front of Post Office. Cream  coloured. No collect calls please.  874-9574  View Lot - Granthams Landing.   886-2978   Spacious 3 bedroom family home  in Langdale. Large granite fireplace in 16' x 30' living room.  Custom walnut kitchen cabinets,  new kitchen appliances included.  Beautiful view. Close to ferry and  one block from school. Garage  workshop, fruit trees. F.P.  $49,500. Call eves: 886-2090.  By~bwner: Selma Park'home on  large lot, panoramic ocean view.  1400sq.ft.,2bdrms. up, 2 down.  Heatilator fireplace on each level.  Sundeck, fenced yard. F.P.  $72,500. Call 885-3773.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  Units now on display ��� phone:  886-9826  USED UNITS  1971 12x63 Leader, 3 bdrm., fully  furnished, very good condition.  1966 Chickasha, 10x50, 3 bedroom, fully furnished with 14x20'  extension. Set up on large well  landscaped lot.  1975 Statesman, 24x48, double  wide. All appliances including  built-in dishwasher, 2 bedrooms  and den or 3 bedrooms. Carpeted  throughout, electric fireplace,  built-in china cabinet, large  corner landscaped lot with 2  paved driveways. Lovely, attached sundeck. Very good  condition.  NEW UNITS  SPECIAL  12   x   60   Colony,   2   bedroom,  limited addition, carpeted living-  room, hilly furnished and decorated.  12x68 Meadowbrook, 3 bdrms.,  front kitchen with bay window &  patio door. Built-in dishwasher.  Carpeted throughout and fully  furnished.  BONNIEBROOK CAMP  & TRAILER PARK  Two choice mobile  home  sites  available.    Gower Pt. Rd. Call:   886-2887   1974 Bendix mobile home, 12x60,  includes stove, fridge, drapes  and metal shed. Rented lot is  very private, landscaped and near  beach. New owner subject to  land owners consent. $15,000.  o.b.o. Flume Road, Roberts  Creek. 885-3302. #29  MUST SELL: 1975 mobile  Brittany home, 12x60, two brms,  coloured appliances, fridge, dish-  wahser & range. Trailer to be  moved. Price: $11,000. Call  886-7654. #28  Cars & Trucks'  1953 Pontiac Chieftain, good running cond. $950. o.b.o. Call  885-9563. #27  1969 Econoline Window Van.  $1,900. 885-2030.  1969 Datsun 5-10, 2 door, hard  top. Offers. 886-9112. #27  1967 Plymouth Fury in stn. wgn.  P.S., P.B., P.R.W., radio, good  running order. $600. or trade for  small car or pick-up. 885-3631.#27  1967 Volkswagen camper van,  good engine & camping equipment. Best offer. 886-7041.     tfh  35M.P.G.  1974 VEGA HATCHBACK  13,000 miles - 4 speed. Deluxe  custom.- interior, rally striping  with dark metallic brown exterior.  Like brand new. $2,295. Call  886-7411. #27  Wanted: Chevy van, short whl.  base, standard shft. 6- '73 or  thereabouts. 885-3429. #27  Motorcycles  1972 250 OSSA Trails, excel,  cond. $800. o.b.o. Call Steve:  886-9098. #27  COAST CYCLE  BIKES  100 Indian ��495.  360 Yamaha ��775.  50 Suzuki ��195.  GT80 ��275.  Dealer #01485B  SECHELT  885-2030  1971   Suzuki   250   TS   Savage.  Reconditioned, $700.886-2686*27  Boats  1971   Econoline   Van  885-2030  $1,850.  20% OFF  All tires in stock in the  New MacLeod's Store  in Sechelt  885-2171  17 ft. Houston Glass Craft boat.  75 H.P. motor, 3 H.P. aux. with  trailer, canvas convert top, A-l  cond. Must sell. Consider offers.  885-3173. #28  18'/. ft. Starcraft V 6 Buick  O.M.C. Leg, fresh water cooled -  Four wheeled tilt trailer. Call  885-2998.   #28  MARINE SURVEYS  AND APPRAISALS  For selling, purchasing  or financing.  Surveys for insurance  or settlement of claims.  Captain W.Y. Higgs  Box 399, Gibsons, B. C.  Phones: 886-9546,885-9425  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  Szrt  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  JONMcRAE  885-3670  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Office: 886-2277  Vancouver Line:  Toll Free: 682-1513  CHRIS KAN MAIN AN  885-3545  APPRAISALS  MORTAGES  NOTARYPUBJJC  FAIRVIEW ROAD: 'REVENUE' - This  new duplex on a Vz acre lot represents  the ideal investment property. There are  1232 sq. ft. in both of these side by side  suites. Features are post and beam construction with feature wall, fireplaces  and sundecks. There is appeal to separate 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.  CEMETERY ROAD: Imagine! 6 acres  plus a modern, approximately 6 year old  home in rural Gibsons. The home has  3 bedrooms on the main floor. Full unfinished basement, 2 fireplaces and carport. This is an exceptionally good buy  considering the lovely 6 acres of property.  F.P. $65,500.  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.        F.P.$42,900.  SARGENT ROAD: This lovely custom  built home has every feature you could  imagine. Finished fireplaces upstairs  and down (heatilators). 4 finished bedrooms. A 4-piece master bathroom with a  3-piece ensuite. 23x13 ft. finished rec.  room. Double windows throughout,  mahogany custom cabinets and trim.  Nicely landscaped and terraced yard with  6 stone retaining walls.        F.P. $64,900.  DOUGAL ROAD: 1288 square feet of  comfortable living space on level landscaped lot, fronting also on Bay Road.  Close-to shopping and only V. block to  the boat launch. Large living room with  fireplace. Presently 2 bedrooms (could  be 3) and a sewing room.      F.P.$39,900.  FAIRMONT ROAD: 4 finished bedrooms  in this 1360 sq. ft. full basement home.  Fireplaces up and down, finished rec  room, 2 full bathrooms, plus ensuite.  Living room, dining room with nook area  all have a beautiful view of the Bay area  and out through the Gap. Double carport and huge sundeck round out this  home designed for comfortable family  living. F.P. $67,500.  I  GIBSONS RURAL: Lovely large uniquely  designed LOG house, exceptionally well  built, feature-wall firepJM_i|terge living  room, w/w carpets and no bedrooms on  main floor. Upsfers has\pster bdrm.  with |flsuitdPW|nmb__ffid another room  thatfould oVa___Bn or another bedroom.  AL_(_Mkoi^9% acres mostly cleared  and fen^p view property with chicken  housej��Barn, corral and garden. The  price also Includes a built-in range, wall  oven, dishwasher, washer & dryer.  LOW...LOW...PRICE. ONLY:  F.P. $49,500.  GLEN ROAD: Cozy 2 bedroom starter  or retirement home situated on a fabulous  view lot overlooking Keats Island. This  home can be purchased with a low down  payment and easy monthly instalments.  F.P. $32,900.  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as it is this double  use lot represents real value. F.P. $22,000  GIBSONS: Highway 101. Really nice  small house situated in the centre of the  village. Close to shopping and beach.  Panoramic, spectacular view of the Harbour and Howe Sound. This ono bedroom  nicely decorated home is an Ideal retirement find. Especially with the low,  low price of only: SF.P. $29,900.  SOUTH FLETCHER: A perfect family  home with 4 bedrooms. Has a beautiful  view from the large living room. Feature  wall fireplace. Large kitchen and eating  area. All of this over a Vz basement.  Rear access from a lane. Separate workshop. A super value for only:  F.P.$39,900.  SUPER SPECIAL - must sell NOW  SOUTHWOOD DR:    Redrooffs: Owner  most anxious to sell.  Large lot 230 x 60.  This Is ��� very fast growing area.   Light  clearningonly. F.P. $9,500.  GLASSFORD ROAD: Modern living at  its best. This 3 bdrm., split-level home  has an endless array of features. There  are skylights in the kitchen, living room &  dining room that will brighten up any day  around home. The extra large living  room has sliding glass doors to front,  fireplace & wood feature wall. The kitchen has a nook area, while the dining  room will easily accommodate the largest  of dining room suites. The upstairs offers  1V_ baths and 3 bedrooms with access to  the sundeck, and if you need room to  expand, the family room Is Just waiting  for your finishing touches. The workshop  and utility area are alsoroughed In. This  must be seen to appreciate the value.  F.P. $49,900.  LANGDALE: Johnson Road: A truly  lovely executive home with an unsurpassed view. Approx. 1400 sq. ft. on the  main floor, plus full basement. Two fireplaces, two full baths, feature wood  panelling in Dining area, large entrance-  way. Paved driveway, carport, sundeck  and special lighting features throughout.  This is a well designed, spacious home  in a very good area, close to school and  ferries. Make an appointment to see this  today. F.P. $62,500.  GRANDVIEW ROAD: Brand newl  Quality built 1300 sq. ft. home with full  basement. Many extra features including  heatilator fireplace, 2 full baths plus  R.I. in basement. Built-in dishwasher,  fridge & stove, w/w carpeting throughout. F.P. $58,500.  HILLCREST ROAD: At the corner of  Crucil Road. . Two bedrooms upstairs,  plenty of room for expansion In the full  basement. Spend your leisure hours  enjoying the spectacular view from the  living room and huge sundeck. Be the  first owners, this home Is brand new.  F.P. $52,500.  NORTH FLETCHER: Almost new, 3  bedroom, well-designed home with  absolutely magnificent view. 1268 sq.  ft. home with sundeck, w/w carpeting,  ensuite plumbing in an area of good  homes. THIS CAN BE YOURS FOR AS  LITTLE AS $2,500. DOWN. The full  price Is ONLY: F.P. $44,900.  CHASTER ROAD: New Home, Vh  blocks from the Chaster Road School now  under construction. Well designed 3  bedrooom family home on full' basement.  Nestled In the trees to provide the ultimate In natural landscaping. Many  deluxe features such as 2 finished fireplaces, skylights, sundeck and custom-  made kitchen cabinets. F.P. $54,900.  SARGENT ROAD: Spectacular view,  beautifully designed home In good area.  3 bedrooms, sunken living room, 2 fireplaces, full basement and sundeck. Lot  all landscaped and terraced. Many  extras such as built-in bar, etc.  F.P. $74,000.  REDROOFFS: Small unfinished house  on large, V. acre lot. Electric heat.  Ideal do-it-yourself project. F.P. $23,500.  ARNEPETTERSEN  886-2277  LOTS  LANGDALE: Investment Value: This  beautiful view lot has but one flaw - it  is partially in a ravine. For the man wi.h  some fill and a truck to move it, you can  build your dream lot. On Langdale  Ridge In area of high quality new homes.  Make an offer. F.P. $7,500.  CHASTER ROAD:  Nestle your home in  the trees en this 67' x 123' building let.  Area of proposed new school. Name yc r  own terms, no reasonable offer refused.  F.P. $11,500.  UPLANDS ROAD: Tuwanek, ideal recreational lot in beautifully wooded &  park-like area, zoned for trailers. This lot  overlooks Sechelt Inlet and the Lamb  Islands. F.P. $8,900.  ABBS ROAD: One of the nicest building  lots in Gibsons. Level building site with  drop-off in front of property to protect  privacy, spectacular panoramic view.  Sl_e66'x128\ F.P. $18,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: Privacy and  100' of Waterfrontage, beach just at  other side of the road. Driveway is in,  building site cleared with septic tank  and main drains in. F.P. $25,000.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  1.12 acres in the very desirable Roberts  Creek area. There Is a driveway already  in and a tapped Artesian well on the  property. F.P. $14,900.  GEORGIA DRIVE: Lovely large view lot,  just up from Georgia Park. Lot size  67' x 108' x 99' x 121'. NOTEI Septic  tank and field are already in AND approved. f.P. $19,900.  SCHOOL & WYNGART ROADS: Only  6 of these Duplex zoned lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay,  close to schools and shoppings. All lots  perfectly suited to side-by-side or up/  down duplex construction. SPECIALLY  PRICED NOW: Only 1 will be sold at  $14,500. and only 1 ffl $15,500. Act now!  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD: Off  Cheri Ann Park, beautifully cleared and  level building site hidden from the road  by many large trees. Easy access to an  exceptional beach, 70' x 100' and priced  for Immediate sale. f.P. $12,900.  GOWER POINT: WATERFRONT:  Lovely cleared 100 x 195' very steep to  the beach but a fabulous building site  with southern exposure and panoramic  vlf��- F.P. $25,900.  ALDERSPRING ROAD: Absolutely the  best soil going on this 50' x 150' lot on  sewer In the heart of Gibsons. Potential  view of the Bay area. Excellent terms  available. p.p. $12,000.  1973 Davidson/Crown 18' Fibre-  glass sailboat, c/w dacron sails,  SS rigging, aux. engine, view at  Gibson's wharf. F.P. $2,450.  firm. 886-2738. 26tfh  For Sale  Wanted  Free fill. No rubbish. After 8 pm.  call: 886-2153. #28  Timber Wanted pins Alder  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.         WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 886-2812  WANTED  Wilderness retreat, hunting or  fishing camp. Will consider  water access and no power.  886-9009. #27  LOGS WANTED  ' Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  LAK LUMBER  (North Shorn) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  FOR SALE  Horses, Saddles  Shoeing, tack, etc.   886-7967   -A- TYDEWATER CRAFTS *  Needlepoint,   crewel,    knitting,  crochet, handcrafts. We can help  every Wednesday  1:00 - 3:00.   886-2811   See Gibsons United Church Thrift  Shop for your summer needs.  Swimsuits, shorts, tops, runners,  books, babywear, men's wear,  shoes, lingerie, misc. items.  Every Friday 1 - 3. Church bsmt.  #27  MACLEOD'S  WESTINGHOUSE SALE  Refrigerator reg. '569.95  NOW*489.95  Washer        reg. *469.95  NOW*409.95  Dryer reg.��279.50  NOW *249.50  Hot Water Tanks  reg. ��144.95  NOW *132.95  In the New  MACLEODS STORE  in Sechelt  885-2171  For Sale  SECHELT OFFICE SUPPLIES  885-3258  2 drawer filing cabinet  ��� letter size -18" depth  ."69.00  2 drawer filing cabinet  letter size - 24" depth  $79.00  SECHELT OFFICE SUPPLIES  885-3258  For Sale: Good mixed hay, to  clear $1.50 a bale, minimum 20  bales. Call 886-2887.  FOR SALE  FILING CABINETS  As low as $69.00  885-3258   GARAGESALE  July 9th, 2-4 p.m. above Granthams Landing store. #27  Near new electric lawn mower.  886-2417        #27  2-piece modern chesterfield  $225.00, spoon rack $6.00, TV  table set $6.00. 886-2512.       #27  Rebuilt VW bug motor, 1968.  Offers. 886-7370. #27  Obituaries  For Sale  Stereo Set - includes speakers,  amp & turntable.  $150. After  6p.m. 885-2535 #27  FARM   FRESH   VEGETABLES  886-7046 #28  Approx. 600 sq. ft. carpet under-  lay.good cond. $70.00. 885-3631  #27  .Cement mixer on wheels electric  with motor.$75.00.885-3808.   #27  1974 VW orange bug, 27,000  miles, one owner, good cond.  $1950. o.b.o. ALSO 26' Rainbow  Day Sailer, good condition, no  sails. $3,000. ALSO Massey  Furguson diesel Tractor, 200  hours on complete rebuilt engine,  heavy duty 2-way loader, 3 point  hitch plus. $3,250. ALSO 250  bundles good barn shakes,  $32.50 per square. 100 gallon  gas tank $75.00, Land Rover  canopy for short wheel base  $75.00. 885-3429. #27  RIDING LESSONS  *r Expert Instructor  ���it English or Western  ���b Gentle horses provided.  BRUSHWOOD FARM  886-2160  Good new mixed hay, $2.00 bale.  Min. 20 bales. 886-2887. tfn  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  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  Cedar Lath $8.99 bundle  60 lb. Mortar Mix    S2.29 sack  INSULATION  INSULATION  Rio 15" Rolls $8.79  12x12 Solar Screen Blocks  79*e��ch  12x12 Patio Slabs $1.20 each  12x24 Patio Slabs    $1.85 e*ch  Presto Logs  20Ceach  PAINT  Super Tone Stain      $4.99 gal.  10% OFF Toro Lawnmower*  10% OFF Garden Chain  800 ABS Sewer Pipe  3" solid 49* ft.  4" solid 79* ft.  3"perfo 39* ft.  4"perfo 59��ft.  1x2 - 6' Cedar Stakes     29* ft.  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  IDEAL RETIREMENT HOME  1559 ABBS ROAD  Horse Manure for Sale. T. Bowe.  886-7967  * HORSE SHOEING *  Obituaries  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 & lower  ovens, Kitchen Aide dishwasher. Basement Includes self-  contained guest quarters, family room/fireplace, laundry/  workshop. 428 sq. ft. self-contained mother-in-law suite above  one carport. $76,000. Call 886-7559 6:00 ��� 9:00 p.m.  Allison: Mary H. (Mae), died  June 27th at St. Mary's Hospital,  Sechelt. Aged 65. Survived by  her husband, W. M. Allison, one  brother, daughters Pat, Barbara,  Linda and Karen, five grandchildren and one great grandchild. A memorial service to  be held. No flowers by request.  Donations may be made to the  Retarded Children's Association.  Linda Diane: On June 21st,  1977. Formerly of Gibsons, late  of Maple Ridge,, aged 22 years.  Linda leaves to mourn her loving  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert  Barnes, Maple Ridge and two  brothers, Lloyd and Bobby, at  home. Grandmother Mrs. Ethel  Barnes, Gibsons; several Aunts  and Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and  Nephews and many friends who  will remember her.  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER WIRING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES ON THE PENINSULA.  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  IL  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALL R. SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  Pike: Passed away June 26th,  1977, John Abbott Pike, late of  Roberts Creek and formerly of  Vancouver, in his 63rd year.  Survived by his loving wife,  Anna, son Robert L and daughter  Jo-Ann Tutty, four grandchildren. Service was held Wednesday, June 29, in the Dunbar  United Church, Vancouver, the  Rev. Glen Baker officiated.  Cremation followed.  Scheidegger: Passed away at  St. Mary's Hospital the 28th of  July, 1977, Emil, late of Gibsons,  B. C. Survived by his loving  wife, Nancy, son Bob of Kamloops and daughter Eileen, of  Vancouver and step-daughter  Shirley, of Haney, and one great  grandchild. In lieu of flowers,  donations to the Canadian Cancer  Society appreciated. Private  arrangements through the Memorial Society of B. C. and First  Memorir' Services, Ltd.  Help Wanted  Person with know-how in auto  mechanics & wiring.  886-7370.  #27  Travel  holdau/  THE ONLY AUTHORIZED  AIRLINE TICKET AGENT  ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  TICKETING  WHILE YOU WAIT  COMPLETE TRAVEL  AGENCY SERVICES  FULLY  EXPERIENCED AGENTS  NOW OPEN  Monday through Saturday  9:00 -5i00  Saturday till Noon  1212 Cowrie St. Sechelt  885-3265  1212 Cowrie St. Sechelt  885-3265  SUMMER  AIR TOURS  lr��a  Vucwftr  7 DAYS  Every Saturday & Sunday  (inclusive)  10DAYTRAILWAY  BUSTOURS  Every Saturday  XMAS SPECIAL  BOOK NOW!  10 Day Bus Tours  Dec. 24-31 Dec. 26 - Jan. 5  OPEN  Monday - Saturday  Saturday till Noon  nviiv^pr  AtottUwetf  ALL SERVICES AVAILABLE  ��� Airline Tickets  ��� Atr/Sea/Laud Tours  ��� Camping ft Sports Holidays  AGNES LABONTE  886-7710  K. BUTLER REALTY   I  1538 Gower Point Rd.     886-2000 or 886-2607 I  WILSON CREEK:   Immaculate 3 bedroom  A-frame on   level  treed  waterfront  lease  lot.   Area of new homes with attractively,  landscaped grounds. $45,000.  GIBSONS:  Fully serviced large lots in new  I   subdivision, level and semi-clear. $12,000.  I   BUF  I   wee!  I   $13,  BURNS ROAD: 65' x 130' level lot. Small  weekend building, all services available.  $13,000.  GRANTHAMS: Hurry for this one. It's  too good to miss. 3 rental units bringing  in near $400. per month on fine view lots.  Good neighbours all around you, what more  could you ask. Asking only $37,500.  ROBERTS CREEK: In private setting on  nicely treed acre. Well constructed 5-room  bungalow. Consisting of 2 bedrooms, cozy  living room with fireplace, modern U-shaped  kitchen off spacious dining room. Utility  attached carport. A terrific buy at only  $49,500. ' Travel  CEN-TA TOURS  1666 Robson St.  Phone Collect  >-7ll7  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  MAUI '409  8 Days, 7 Nights  Have some  news?  The Coast News welcomes  social, church and entertainment news for clubs, lodges,  hospital groups and service  clubs.  Reme'mber the deadline for  press releases and classifieds  is SATURDAY NOON. Mail  items to P. 0. Box 460,  Gibsons, VON 1VO.  NOTICE TO  CREDITORS  Katherine Margaret  EWART, Deceased,  formerly    of:     Roberts  Creek, British Columbia  Deceased:    April    27th  1977.  NOTICE IS HEREBY  GIVEN that the Creditors and others having  claims against the estate  of the above deceased  are hereby required to  send them to "the  Executor, Estate of  Katherine Margaret  Ewart" c/o Box 390,  Chill iwack, British  Columbia before the 31st  day of July, A.D. 1977,  after which date the Executor will distribute the  said estate among the  parties entitled thereto,  having regard only to  the claims of which he  then has notice.  John Norman Ewart,  Executor  This Notice was prepared and published by  Laurence R. Stinson, Esq  of the firm of Davies,  Baker & Company, Barristers & Solicitors, 123  Main Street, Chilliwack,  British Columbia, solicitors for the Executor.  POSITION AVAILABLE  PAINTER - MAINTENANCE MAN  The School Board has a vacancy for a full .time  employee  on   permanent  staff  as   Painter   -  Maintenance Man.  Job description is available at Board Office, the  position is categorized as Tradesman, current  hourly rate $8.35/  hour,  174 hours/  month,  after 3 months probation.  Applications to be received by undersigned up  to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 14th, 1977.  R.Mills  Secretary-Treasurer  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  Box 220, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO  Typing���Secretarial  As from Mid-July I shall be available for a  home-based typewriting service, including  door-to-door pick-up and delivery to suit you.  top secretarial qualifications at your finger tips,  for a fraction of the cost of employing a full or  part-time typist. Rates negotiable.  I.'d like to hear from you.  Ring 885-3272 9:30 - 4:30 or call 'round the  cabin anytime, we're next door to the Buccaneer Marina, Secret Cove.  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  NOTICE  Effective July 5th, 1977 weekly garbage  collection will commence in the Sunshine Coast Regional District.  Weekly garbage pick-ups will be made  on the same days of the week as under  the present bi-weekly schedule.  (Mrs.) A. G. Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer  4 "--X^^iS^  New 1300 sq. ft. home.   Two fireplaces, large  secluded lot, Village water  & sewer.     Off  Skyline     Drive     at     foot     of     the     bluff.  Excellent view..  F.P. $69,000.00  886-7715 or 886-7779  BRITISH COLUMBIA  ASSESSMENT  AUTHORITY  Request for Quotation  Quotations are invited  for Janitorial Services at:  British Columbia Assessment Authority, Sunshine Coast Assessment  Area, Bank of Montreal  Building, Corner of  Wharf & Cowrie Streets,  Sechelt, B.C.  Request for quotation  and performance specification forms m?.y be obtained from the Area  Assessor at the above  location, during normal  working hours, 8:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m.  Quotation closes:  15 July 1977  BRITISH COLUMBIA  HYDRO & POWER  AUTHORITY  INVITES tenders for  Supply of Labour, Equipment & Materials for  Blasting & Digging Pole  Holes in Sechelt Power  District.  Reference No. Q7-3648  Closing Date:   27 July,  1977.  SEALED tenders  clearly marked as above-  referenced will be received in Room 1026,  B.C. Hydro and Power  Authority Building,  970 Burrard Street,  Vancouver, B.C. V67-  1Y3, until 11:00 a.m.  local time, 27 July 1977.  DETAILS may be obtained from the office of  the Purchasing Agent,  10th Floor, 970 Burrard  Street, Vancouver, B.C.  V6Z 1Y3, telephone  663-2577 and 663-2560.  For all your Carpets  T. Sinclair  885-9327  A^WVVWWWWWWWVVWS  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop   off   your   Coast   News  Classifieds at Campbell's Family  Shoes & Leather Goods in downtown Sechelt. It's convenient!  WWWWWVWWWWWWi  Coast News, July 5,1977.  Nutrition notes  13.  Question: Is there any truth to  the statement that honey does not  cause tooth decay as does sugar?  Answer: Research indicates that  there is no significant difference  between the cavies producing  potential of honey, table sugar,  or molasses.  Question: Should wheat germ be  fed to babies?  Answer: Wheat germ can be  added in small amounts (about  1 teaspoon) to other cereals such  as oatmeal or cream of wheat,  K'm'i'K'l'  ^�� ... ...  ......*....���  during the latter part of the first  year. Wheat germ adds protein*,  iron, B vitamins, vitamin E and  fibre.  Question: What is the food vialue  of bean sprouts?  Answer: The mung bean is most  commonly used for sprouting, but  any bean can be used. Bean  sprouts have a higher content  of protein, iron and B vitamins  than do waxed beans and they  are also low in calories.  Perhaps one of the least happy traditions all over Canada associated with graduation  is the defacement of private property. This garage door offers mute testimony. One could  wish that this particular tradition could die out.  Fish Talk  by Gerry Ward  The Oscar, Peacock, or Velvet  Cichlid is probably one of the  friendliest of all the tropical fish.  I mean friendly to their owners,  and not to a great amount of our  common tropicals. It is also a  good fish to have if you own a  lot of aquariums as they will  eat any dead or live fish you  might wish to part with.  The original Oscar can be  found in eastern Venezuela,  Guianas, Amazon Basin to Paraguay. There are now several  types which are not found in  nature and work is being done to  develop more. The Oscars attain  a size of twelve inches or so and  are very greedy eaters, they will  soon get to know who is the person feeding them and will come to  the front of the aquarium seeking  food, and will eat out of your  hand.  If you wish to own an Oscar or  even a pair of Oscars it will be  necessary to own a minimum of  a 30 gallon aquarium and if you  have a pair, a 50 gallon aquarium  will be necessary, also a good  filtration unit will be needed as  it would not take these fish long  to foul a poorer quality filter  unit.  When small, other fish may be  kept with Oscars but never put  in smaller fish as they will soon  disappear, equal or larger fish  will probably get along quite  well with Oscars as long as they  are not extremely aggresive.  One point in favour with a good  pair of Oscars is that the owner  could stand to make as much as  $250.00 from the young fish of  the parent pair. The Oscar can  lay as many as a thousand eggs  at one spawning, the young hatch  in three or four days and if fed  properly will grow, quite rapidly  up to one inch when, if a saleable  market is found, they can be sold  for as high as 25$ each. Strangely  enough there seems to be some  market for these fish. If the  parents are not disturbed they  may spawn up to three times a  year thereby multiplying the  profits. If the original layout can  be arranged financially,  a pair  Come Cry with Me  REDS...  got  get  'em?  'em!  Dear Ann:  My wife has me baffled. She  goes to sleep so fast, we come  home from a movie or a party,  I let her out at the front door,  go back to the garage and park  the car, put out the cat. I have  romantic ideas so I go upstairs  and lo and behold, my wife is  asleep. I am thwarted often  this way. How should I handle  this situation?  Thwarted  Dear Thwarted:  At least it's not the old head  ache dodge. It does sound like  a dodge. One can hardly get  undressed in that amount of time,  turn on the radio, sing, yell fire!  Then grab her! It sounds like  your love making needs a lift.  What makes her sleep so sacred  anyway?  Dear Ann:  My pet peeve is my neighbour's cats. Yowling and spitting  startles me from sleep. They  come close to the house and hunt  birds, even my chickens. Why  do people have cats when.they're-  not at home to look after them?  Purr-Plexed  ofthe red Oscars would probably  be  best  to  try  and  spawn   as  they command  a much higher  Jprice.  ;��� The water conditions for these  fish are not critical, and the temperature can range from 72 to  82 F, they will breed around 78 F.  As mentioned earlier they are  extremely greedy eaters and they  love their food in chunks. They  will eat live fish, snails, dog  food, raw beef heart, earthworms, etc.  If I ever get the chance to put  a proper sized tank for Oscars in  my home, I will soon have some  of these fish, as I have found .  them very intersting in the  past.  VINYL   SIDING  .rv.-.~t<.  PPr^^^K^^SWsS**^^?^  jfTTrfl    _.  &?*��-<*>. ,��5  LV*S*"��  **4_   -*���.  5&_��V  &+  jcy, ^j'****   *- * ***  mm  fcsvjfv.  NO   MAINTENANCE   HOME  NEVER KftlNT.  FOR SALE  Builder  Gibsons  3 BEDROOMS  APPRQXIMATELY1300 Square Feet  Gower Pt.  Grandview Rd.  in  FEATURES:  ��� Expensive Carpet  ��� Top of the Line Citation Kitchen with Dish Washer  ��� Heatilator Fireplace Upstairs  ��� Finished L Shaped Rec Room with Franklin Downstairs  ��� Two Full Bathrooms with Tubs  both with 6ft. Vanities  $55,900  Dear Anti-Cat:  There are many who share  your annoyance. But I've heard  cats are like women, they do'  what they want. There should  only be one cat per acre according  to the conservation statistics.  That's to maintain a balance of  birds, squirrels, etc. Most people  are unaware of this. Cats are  difficult to train and impossible  to muzzle. Sorry I have no ideas,  but ear plugs.  Dear Ann:  Surely there are ways to attract the opposite sex without  eating yogurt, bean- sprouts and  wheat germ. Come on now.  Skeptical  Dear Skeptical:  Well you could rub a little on  your hair. I read of this artist  who rubbed goat manure all  over himself while courting  another's wife. It worked-, ��� he  won the lady. I presume she  was overcome by the fumes and  didn't know what she was doing.  Get a good tan. Wear well-  fitting clothes and stay healthy  and vigorous by eating the  yogurt, bean sprouts and wheat-  germ. Health is attractive.  Try it.  NORTH ISLAND  PEST CONTROL  WORK GUARANTEED  AT REASONABLE RATES  i; Local Licensed Operator  Charlie Cairns 885-3606  ���%T��**%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%Ta"��%%"  FOR SALE  EXCELLENT LOCATION  1,560 square foot home, 3 bedrooms,  2 baths, excellent location.  $59,500. TERMS 886-7668  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  r  i  i  i  i  i  i  I  i  i  i  I  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  Stfi.  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  IS  REAL ESTATE ��  INSURANCE  1589 Marin* Drive), Gibsons  Phone: OFFICE 886-2248  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  GIBSONS  Low priced home, only $8,000. down,  owner will carry balance. 3 bdrm  home with terrific view, close to  shopping; house in good condition  and an exceptional buy at $33,000.00.  ROBERTS CREEK  9.5 acres off Hanbury Road, mostly  in timber; 1600sq. ft. home completely modern, 3 bdrms, 2 baths plus rec  room. Also 3 stall horse barn, plus  4400 sq. ft. chicken house, complete  with pens, automatic ventilation,  feed and manure system, brooder  room and cooler; everything complete  for up-to-date chicken and egg  business. Chicken house could be  sold separately; all sales subject to  court approval. .    ��� *  ROBERTS CREEK  Two bedroom home on one acre, near  park and beach on blacktopped road.  This is a very good buy at $33,000.  WATERFRONT - HOPKINS  Two lots - all services, one older  home, 3 bdrm on one lot. Terrific  beach and safe moorage. Close to  stores, buy now and enjoy a fantastic  summer, excellent soil for gardening,  fruit trees - view, view, and view.  $79,000.  ROBERTS CREEK  Acreage facing south between the  Penn Hotel and Joe Road. 4.7 acres,  good garden soil, some fruit trees.  ROBERTS CREEK  Half   acre   on   Lower   Road,  building lot, some timber.  SECHELT  Commercial revenue property, large  block on Wharf Street, six tenants,  showing good return. Contact us for  complete details.  good  ROBERTS CREEK  Off  Hanbury  Road,  5.5 acres  raw  land,   shallow   well,   easy   access.  Adjacent to power lines.    Sign on  _    $23,000.  WATERFRONT  ROBERTS CREEK  3000 sq. ft. ranch style waterfront  home. Faces south, low bank to  beach, unlimited view; 155' waterfront, 1.35 acres. Guest cottage,  many extra features too numerous  to list. Good terms available on this  choice   property,   ask   for   details.  GIBSONS  On Highway 101. beautifully finished  duplex; 3 bdrms, 3 baths and playroom, laundry room, twin antiqued  brick fireplaces. Twin-seal windows  will save dollars on heating. Sundeck  with fantastic view. Included with  this property are two adjoining lots,  level, ready to build. Ask for further  details on this choice investment  property.  WATERFRONT - GIBSONS  3 bedroom home on lease land. Try  your offer on $26,000.  ROBERTS CREEK  Largo Road. Lot, services. Backs up  to creek, treed, private Va acre  approximately. $12,000. or try your  offer. Sign on.  ROBERTS CREEK  On two lots on Lower Road between  Joe and Cheryl Ann Rd. Cedar  cottage, two bedrooms, large living  room, kitchen and dinette. Also  large summer kitchen and storeroom.  3 piece bathroom. Shake roof, very  private. $33,000.  LOWER GIBSONS  Restaurant    business. Excellent  opportunity for family. Easy hours,  good clean operation. Call us for  details.  GIBSONS WATERFRONT  75', 2 - 3 bedroom home. Good  beach, nice ground. Priced in the  70's. Call us for details.  Other lots and commercial properties  available; call us anytime for details.  ���  I  I  ���:���  il  I  I  T  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  ���  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  1  I  I  I  I  1  *  I  I  I  I  1  I  I  I  i  i  ��  i  i 14.  Coast News, July 5,1977.  Guess Where!  Lockstead reports  Recent legislation amending  the Islands Trust Act takes power  from the regional districts over  zoning, community planning,  approval of subdivision and development on the islands of the  Gulf and Strait of Georgia. The  new law gives these powers to  the Islands Trust. I spoke against  this legislation in the Legislature.  The regional districts involved  were, in my opinion, responding  to the needs of the people of the  islands and enacting bylaws and  community plans responsive to  these needs.  The Islands Trust is now  "under the thumb" of the Minister of Lands as three of the Trust  representatives are government  appointees. I believe the powers  of zoning and planning should  stay in the hands of locally-elected people. Regional boards are  directly accountable at elections  every two years and local issues  should be dealt with locally.  The people of the islands are,  as a result of this amendment,  in a position of having no regional  government. They are governed  differently from the rest of us  because they live on islands with  particular growth problems. I  say that the people of the islands  best understand their own needs  and will get more satisfying results from local rather than central government. Many people of  the islands have expressed this  opinion to me.  I see this legislation as further  eroding the powers of regional  districts and legislating from  Victoria. I strongly feel that we  need less central bureaucracy on  local issues, not more, and I  voted against the amendment to  the new law.  On seatbelt legislation, I would  like to say that I voted for the  bill because I feel, as my colleagues in the NDP Caucus feel,  statistics show that the bill will  save lives. Although I voted for  the bill, I voiced concern in the  House that the bill was not enforceable. I would have preferred  to see a province wide education  program directed towards pointing out to people the hazards  and deaths caused by not wearing  a seatbelt. The Social Credit  government was not receptive to  this idea. I voted for the bill,  poor as it is, which will undoubtedly save lives but is better  than no bill at all.  This gentleman obviously finds the photographic display in the Sunnycrest Mall of con-  sidetable interest. Included in the display were some fine pictures and some rare photographic equipment.  Coast comment  The usual prize of 35.00 will be awarded for  correct location of the above. Send your entries  to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Last week, despite a heavy entry, the name  drawn from the hat proved to be that of our first  second-time winner. Lee Berdahl of RR2,Gibsons  correctly located the pictured scarecrow as  being on the property of Mr. Mort Reid on the  davis Bay hill. Earlier Lee correctly located  the waterfall on Flume Road.  The case of the waterless school - a solution?  by Howard White  The views expressed in this  column are not necessarily those  of the Coast News.  Bill Scoular is mad. A lot of  people get mad when they read  the local newspapers and see  things they disagree with being  done, and the only difference it  makes is to their children who  get sent outside, or the family  dog who finds the newspaper  being put to use across his hinder parts.  But when Bill Scoular gets  mad he takes a lot of people  with him. Over the years he has  probably been the nearest thing  Pender Harbour could claim to a  public orator, and many of the  issues that have got him mad  have, coincidentally, wound up  as major issues in the community-  and having something done about  them. As one observer of his  present anger noted, "When  other people stand up to make a  point at a meeting they often as  not just tick you off, but when  Bill speaks it sounds like the  wrath of God has fallen upon  us, and there is respectful  silence."  What now has Bill on the prowl  for public gatherings - he doesn't  care what kind, he'd find a way  to work his argument in anywhere - is what he considers a  CANADA  MANPOWER OFFICE  1243 Wharf StreetSechelt  (Above S.O.S. office equipment.)  NOW OPEN  8:30 - 4:00   Monday - Friday  TOM NISHIMURA.MGR.  885-2722  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  SPRINKLING REGULATIONS  EFFECTIVE MAY 1,1977  The following properties may sprinkle on:  MONDAY - 7a.m. to 10a.m. and 7 p.m. to9 p.m.  WEDNESDAY - 7a.m. to 10a.m. and 7 p.m. to9 p.m.  FRIDAY - 7a.m. tolOa.m.  1. All waterfront properties  2. Cowrie Street, Sechelt  3. All houses north of the Hydro right-of-way in  Sechelt with the exception of Outlook Drive  4. The west side of Norwest Bay Road, West Sechelt  5. Wakefield Road, West Sechelt  6. The south side of Chaster, Rosamund, Fairview and  Grandview Roads, Gibsons  7. The west side of all streets in Langdale  &  SLSLJU_,  8. Whitaker Road, Davis Bay  WHEN A FIRE SIREN IS SOUNDED,  PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR SPRINKLER.  ALL OTHER PROPERTIES NOT LISTED ABOVE may sprinkle on:  TUESDAY - 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  THURSDAY - 7a.m. to 10a.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  SATURDAY - 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.  ONE SPRINKLER only is permitted on each property.  G. W. Dixon  Works Superintendent  very considerable absurdity in  the schools boards reconstruction plans for the recently burned  Pender Harbour Secondary  School in Kleindale.  According to him the $1.5  million structure is being rebuilt  without the principal cause of its  destruction being remedied. And  that cause is its lack of an adequate water system, for day to  day use, for supplying a sprinkler system, or for supplying fire-  trucks in the case of a major  fire.  Bill Scoular's association with  the Pender Harbour Secondary  School goes back a long way. He  was on the citizen's committee  back in 1955-6 that directed the  school's first building and chose  the present Kleindale location.  "That wasn't even our first  choice," he says. "We looked  over this area for months and the  best site we came up with was  on Bill Malcolm's property out on  Francis Peninsula. It was far  better than the one we ended  up with. And do you know why.  we couldn't use it? Water. We  had to stick the school up in  Kleindale because there was a  creek there and they said they  needed a good water source to  put in a water system. Down at  Malcolm's all they would have  had was a well.  "That was twenty years ago.  There's been a public water  system on Francis Peninsula for  ten years now, but they still  haven't got around to putting the  one in at the high school. That  first school cost $640,000 and it  burnt down because they couldn't  get around to putting in their  water, now they're rebuilding it  at over twice the cost and they  still can't be bothered.  "That's how long this water  issue has been going on."  Besides his work on the original  site selection committee Bill also  sat for many years as Pender  Harbour's school board member  and up until he recently retired,  worked as maintenance man at  the same Kleindale school. One  of his continual headaches there  was - you guessed it - the water  system, or lack thereof.  "Here they've got a million-  dollar building full of twenty-  thousand-dollar-a-year teachers  and the best equipment money  can buy, and what have they got  supplying it with water? A piece  of plastic hose tied into the creek  with string, no dam, no storage  tank, no screen, no nothing."  "In the spring and the fall the  creek would flood and wash it  out, and in the winter the creek  would freeze and plug it with  ice. Sometimes it would come out  of the taps looking like chocolate  milk. And it's still that way today. If you don't believe me you  can go up and look at it. The  standby is a pump and well, just  like they said couldn't be used at  the Francis Peninsula site."  Although the gimcrack waterworks was a daily inconvenience  to Scoular as maintenance man,  his greatest concern was the lack  of fire protection it afforded.  "I don't know how many times  I tried to get them to put a reserve tank up on the high bank  across from the school. I got  tired of mentioning it. It was  always a good idea but always it  wasn't the time to do it. Meanwhile the school burned down."  Scoular said after the fire he  just assumed the board had seen  the point and would begin planning a water system as its first  move. He couldn't believe it  when he heard school board  officials saying the school would  be built first and water systems  looked into "later". That's when  Bill Scoular got mad.  In going public with his concern Scoular has taken aim on  two public misconceptions which  he feels prevent people from understanding the necessity of installing a water system for the  new school as it is being built.  One of these  misconceptions  ftnUngU  ��l_k_-i&   otl  I ��� ��� ����� U %W #54 Cowrie Street  ] OPEN Monday - Saturday Friday til 9 885-3818 Sechelt I  PLANTS,  BASKETS,  ANTIQUES  SOIL AND POTS  is the widespread feeling that  the school board had reached a  happy solution of the school's  fire prevention problem by incorporating into the plans a 60  thousand gallon reservoir under  the gymnasium floor which can  also be used - after some $280,000  worth of improvements - as a  swimming pool. The other misconception is that an adequate  school water system would be a  project of such major proportions  it would cost hundreds of thousands and could only rightly be  undertaken, as pool spokesman  Shirely Vader said at a recent  public meeting, by the Regional  District.  In describing the 60,000-gallon  pool as less than adequate for  fire protection Scoular is supported by local fire chief Barry  Wiibee, who says, "People  should understand that the pool  would supply water to our trucks  for approximately one hour.  When the school burned we were  pumping for approximately six  hours. What the pool would provide would be initial protection  only."  "And don't foreget the pool is  inside the school," Scoular says.  "It's inside the building that's  burning down. Things are caving  in, falling into it, plugging the  intake, and you can't get within  a hundred feet because of the  heat. How are they going to  deal with that?"  The other major problem with  the pool is in providing water to  a sprinkler system. The sprinkler  was not included in original  plans for the school but public  outcry has now caused local  school board representative Peter  Precesky to give the situation  another look. As one acquainted  with the situation, Scoular is convinced of the need for sprinklers.  "A lot of people say school  fires are all caused by arson, and  a sprinkler is no use against  arson, but I don't buy that. We  had fires in that school before  that which could have burned it  down and they weren't set by  arson. One time some kids left  an oily rag on the floor of the  shop and it got covered with wood  chips. It smouldered away all  weekend and when Ozzie Cargyle  opened up Monday morning the  whole shop was full of smoke.  By the time he got it out there  was a hole in the floor six feet  across.    Where you've got kids  VINYL  Siding  ALUMINUM  -/  ���  #  ���&��� Aluminum Canopies & Carports  ���if Awnings - Aluminum Roll-up  ���& Aluminum or Vinyl Trailer Skirtings  * VINYL DECKING FORSUNDECKS  4?  FREE ESTIMATES  Richard Sasaratt  886-7411  NO OBLIGATION  * Swimming Pools  it  ��� INGROUND  ��� ABOVE GROUND  WE INSTALL  ALLTYPES  OF POOLS  FREE ESTIMATES  NO OBLIGATION  WE ALSO  SUPPLY  DOIT  YOURSELF  KITS  this kind of thing happens all  the time - sneaking smokes every-  . where, leaving things turned on,  spilling things - and a sprinkler  system is your only real protection. Another thing nobody  has said much about is with this  new community school arrangement, there's going to be people  in that school all hours of the day,  it's going to be open to the public. This is going to increase  the fire risk."  A sprinkler requires a pressurized water supply which  would be difficult to set up in  connection with the pool. It  would require electric pumps with  some kind of automatic triggering  system and independent wiring ���  so that it would remain working  if the school electrical system  was damaged.  "There's no way of making  any pump 100% reliable," Scoular say��. "The automatic trigger might not go off, it might be  burned up. Maybe the whole  building will short out, and a  mainline breaker will blow a mile  down the road. It's too complicated."  AH of these problems could  be overcome, Scoular feels, by  a private water system flowing  from an earth reservoir up the  nearby creek through four or  six-inch rigid piping and delivering water with a high natural  pressure at the new building site.  ��� "What confuses a lot of people  is they think it would have to be  a big public system for the whole  Kleindale area. That's nothing  to do with it. Let the community  look after its own water when it  decides to and go up Anderson  Creek. The school just needs to  look after itself."  The system he visualizes would  be based in the smaller creek  now being used by the school.  This creek has great seasonal  fluctuation and it is also used by  spawning salmon much lower  down, but Scoular maintains a  reservoir could be created upstream and kept up year round  without problems. The school is  now permitted to withold up to  40% of the flow and this would  be adequate to fill the reservoir.  To prove his plan was within  feasible limits Scoular teamed  up with this interested reporter  last Sunday and organized a  visit to the creek site by two  members of the South Pender  Harbour Water Board, Bill  McNaughton and Eric Brooks,  and waterworks maintenance  supervisor Frank White. Armed  with an aneroid barometer to  read elevations, a steel tape measure for distances and a land map  they spent several hours exploring the creek for natural reservoirs and studying the feasibility  of dams and pipelines.  Their findings:  A suitable reservoir site exists  on the creek on crown" land at a  distance approximately 2,000 feet  upstream from the school. This  site could be damned with an  earthfill plug 50 feet wide and  10 feet deep incorporating a  metal and concrete spillway.  This reservoir is naturally 75 feet  long, an average 5 feet deep and  50 feet wide, but it could be  lengthened to 100 feet and  widened to a virtually unlimited  width with a bulldozer.  This site stands at an elevation  of 190 feet above the school,  which would enable water to be  delivered to the school at approximately 100 pounds pressure.  The pipeline route following  the creekbank would cross private  land requiring easements for  part of its length but would otherwise be in firm gravel bedding  requiring no blasting.  The capacity of this system,  after enlarging the reservoir,  would be up to half a million  gallons, or approximately ten  times that ofthe pool.  The approximate cost, to judge  by recent water board experience,  and including engineers' fees,  chlorinator, screens and job  cleanup, would be $27,484, or  one-tenth the construction cost  of the pool.  "Whatever we come up with  is only half of what the engineers  will come up with," Scoular  says, "But I think- it's safe to  say an adequate water system  could be put in for $50,000. That  is about what the department of  education has contributed to  this pool.  "I have to wonder if the department of education would have  put all that money into the pool  if they had been told the same  money, or less money, would  have got them a water system  that would give ten times the  fire protection and give the school  a proper water system on top of  it. The school board can't say  it didn't know because I've been  screaming this for years."  Although, actual school construction does not start for  another month Scoular feels plans  to include the pool in the building  have become too finalized to  think about going a different  route now. But he still thinks  the water system must be built  and can be built in time to supply  the school before it is opened.  "They should get moving right  now. They've got to get some  permits and an easement and that  will take some time but they've  got a year to do it in. That's  enough. But people are going to  have to demand-it. That school  must not open without a positive  water system and full fire protection. This is the time to do it.  They've been telling us next  year of just too bloody long.''  Scoular doesn't know exactly  where the money would come  from and doesn't feel it particularly matters as long as it comes.  Given the fact that the school's  insurance rates are sky-high and  substantial reductions would be  gained by establishing an approved water system, it is probable  the money would soon be recovered in any case. However  they manage it, school board  members are going to have to  deal with this issue soon. If  they don't there are going to be  a lot more mad people in Pender  Harbour than Bill Scoular.  Sun-Thurs  10-6:30  Fri & Sat  till 8:00 p.m.  CLOVERDALE  Paint n Paper  SEAVIEW MARKET  Roberts Creek  885-3400


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