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Array ff/\X> -'���' ^^7-"U'^.���  VrO' ''jV\      X f^X''  i -.3   A'.  ' Il .%���_!������ v"Q .  \ <.'?   -���-���    *   ���  :  ..���V  ^^f^^^. ��e Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C. Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  25* per copy dn newsstands  Volume 30, Number 45  November 8,1977.  Gibsons to elect mayor and aldermen  candidates-these men seek office  LARRY LABONTE  Mayor Larry Labonte has been  elected at the last two mayoral  elections in the village of Gibsons  and this year he is again offering  himself as mayor for a third  term of office.  Labonte was born in Drum-  mondville. Que. in 1917 where  he worked first in his father's  real estate and insurance business. Later he worked in hotels  and restaurants before coming to  B.C. in 1942. where he has  worked in pulp mills ever since.  He came to Port Mellon in 1951,  got married to his wife Agnes,  herself prominent in local affairs,  in 1953 when the couple moved to  Gibsons. The couple have two  daughters.  The incumbent mayor has long  been active in community affairs,  being active in youth recreational  activities, particularly little  league baseball and soccer. He  helped form the Gibsons Athletic  Association in 1967v/ 7He/:"WaiS'  very: jactive;* too, -��-in union work  until 1972.  It is with a quiet pride that  the mayor points to the record of  achievement that he has seen  during the four years that he  has been mayor. "The village  has progressed fairly well in the  last four years," says Labonte.  He points out that in that time  the village has acquired a museum, a curling club, an old age  pensioners hall, a dog pound, an  ambulance      building,      almost  seven miles of pipe underground,  and a new water well. He points  out that there is a workyard for  Municipal employees, that the  reservoirs have been fenced in.-  "$80,000 worth of paving has  been done in the last four years  and an I.C.B.C. office . insti-  tuded," says the mayor.  "It has been a pleasure to work  with the various aldermen over  the past four years," says Labonte. The mayor also makes  note of the good service that the  village has received both from  its office staff and from the  outside workers.  In continuing his list of achievements, Labonte indicates that the  village now owns quite a bit of  waterfront property and takes  satisfaction that village employees now have a better place  to dry their clothes and eat their  meals. He notes that the Gibsons  swimming pool will probably be  in operation early in the new  year; that the new tennis courts  at Dougal Park have been refurbished and another one installed at Brothers Memorial Park.  He says that Brothers Park is  having drainage installed and  should be ready for soccer and  rugby next year. This winter  top soil and grass seeding will  be established.  Among the other improvements to the water system, the  mayor notes that a new pump  has been installed at the Henry  Road reservoir which will supply  water for North Road and Park  Road. Bids will be opened this  week, he says, for a 250,000  gallon water tank at Henry Road  - aif-an* elevation<��� of 700' feet #nd a  cost of approximately'.;$340,000,  which figure includes1 the cost of  the No. 2 well and the chlorinator.  Mayor Labonte stresses, with  pride, that the listed improvements have been brought about  while the taxes throughout the  four year period have remained  constant at 29;04 mills. "If  re-elected," says the mayor, "I  hope to bring the village the same  kind of quiet, effective administration it has enjoyed for the past  fourvears."  g\  er  Is?;. yV-K  ?fv^  LORNE BLAIN  Lome Blain has come forward  to challenge Mayor Larry Labonte  in the Gibsons MunicipaL elections to be held on November  19th. -This native of Vancouver,  was born on May 28th,1913.   ;7"7  He has, he says, a most varied.  background.. He has been a pulp7  mill employee; for some years he  owned   a   retail j furniture   arid  appliance   store, in   Kimberley;  he was a life underwriter for. a  few years in Gibsons, Vancouver,  and Nelson; and prior to his  retirement he was the Terminal  Manager for the B.C. Ferry  Corporation at Langdale.  Blain's community activities *  include certain key posts in the'"  Cub and Scout movements, including Cub and Scoutmaster and  Group Committee Chairman. He  was secretary of the Kimberley  Ski Club and Amateur Athletic  Association, was a member of  the Nelson Kiwanis Club and  served as Campaign Chairman  for the Nelson Community Chest.  If elected mayor. Blain looks  forward to working constructively  needs of the community. "In  municipal government," says  Blain, "it is naive to make  promises but my role would be  to offer strong direction."  Blain stresses that his chief.,  reason for running in the mayoralty race is occasioned by his  concern about the water situation  in Gibsons. He is adamantly  opposed to the village relinquishing control of its water  system to the Regional Board.  Six Sechelt aldermanic candidates  FRODEJORGENSEN  with   a 'strong   council   for   the   . Frode Jorgensen, a candidate for  an aldermanic seat on the Sechelt  Village Council, has operated his  barber shop in Sechelt for the  past twenty years. He became a  barber on the '19th of November  forty-eight years ago in Denmark  where he was born in 1915. He  and his wife, Tove, have raised 5  children in the local area, all of  whom attended Elphinstone Secondary School.  During his twenty years in Sechelt, Jorgensen has coached and  refereed soccer for the children of  the area. He is past-President of  the Lions Club in Sechelt; has  been active in the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce and on the Senior Citizens Housing Committee;  he is the past-Vice-President of  the Sunshine Coast Ice Arena.  Presently Jorgensen is a member  of the Board of Variance for Sechelt.  If elected to council, Jorgensen  intends to keep the taxes as low  as possible and to listen to wishes  of the people. "We're hearing  too much from the bureaucrats."  he says. "The public is taking second place to the plans of the  bureaucracy."  Jorgensen feels that the installation of the sewer service will  mean changes for the village of  Sechelt. "Sewage service means  development," says Jorgensen.  The candidate for alderrnanic office feels that such development  should proceed at a reasonably  slow pace. "Too much too fast",  says Jorgensen. "cannot be planned properly and reasonable pace  in development can help keep  the taxes at a reasonable level "  JACK MARSHALL  Jack Marshall was born in  Kansask, Saskatchewan in 1919  and raised in Saskatoon. He went  to war in 1939 with the First'Can-  adian Infantry Brigade and saw  service in Sicily and all through  Italy as well as in the European  theatre later in the war. He is  presently running for alderman in  the forthcoming Gibsons municipal election.  Jack had moved to B.C. in 1938  and after the war started a hardware, plumbing and heating service. After selling that business,  the Marshalls went into the  plumbing and heating business  on the Sunshine Coast; Their  latest venture was Peninsula  Plumbing Ltd. which they sold to  present owner Ray Coates. At  present the aldrmanic candidate  is semi-retired.  A resident of Gibsons for many  years, Marshall was active in the  Kinsmen Club and Chairman of  the Board of Trade back in the  'fifties. The past few years he has  spent 'trying to mind his own  business" until the recent controversy over the Gibsons water  system brought him into the  political arena.  "My primary concern is the retention of Gibsons' identity,"  says Marshall. "We must keep  control of our water. We are  willing to co-operate but will not  be bull-dozed."  Another area of expressed concern on the. part of Marshall is  the lack of harmony on council,  staff, both inside and outside  workers. Marshall attributes this  lack of harmony to the actions of  certain of the aldermen. "We  are heading for labour, trouble if  some aldermanic attitudes don't  change."  JIM METZLER  Alderman Jim Metzler was born  in Vancouver in 1914., He has  been serving as alderman on the  village council of Gibsons for the  past three years. For two of  those three years he has been  the village's representative to the  Regional Board while the first  year he was on council he was a  very active alternate to the Regional Board.  Metzler was married in 1936  and has three grown children.  From the years of 1937 to 1942 he  was an accountant,  later Asst.  ��� Manager of the Demuth Lumber  Company near Princeton. He  joined the R.C.A.F. asx a navigator from 1942-46, gaining an  honourable discharge -yvith the  rank of Flying Officer.  Metzler was self-employed for  one year after his discharge and  then began the career that was  to continue until his retirement^  two years  ago,   that  of  S^cre^  tary-Treasurer for school districts)  in the province of British Coltiin-^  bja^He_serve4^in School.Dirtrimf  #17 in  Princeton from   1947 to',  1954; he was in S.D. ^i^om  1954 to 1957; District #75. Mission, employed him until 1968 at  which time he moved to the Sunshine Coast.  "Council has to start working  together and get back to serving  the people", says . Metzler.  "We've got to quit waffling."  Metzler feels that he has  gained a wealth of experience  during his three years attending  :.council and the regional board  and wishes to put that experience  at the service of the people of  Gibsons. "Three years experience shouldn't be thrown away,"  he says.  LAWRENCE TRAINOR  Captain Lawrence (Larry)  Trainor is a candidate for aldermanic election in i the Gibsons  Municpal election. Trainor was  born in Quebec City in December  1917. He is an ex-Army man  and the son of an Army man. His  parents were of Prince Edward  Island stock.  Early in his life the family  moved to Ottawa where Trainor  attended St.  Pat's College  and  played senior hockey and football. On September 4th, 1939  he joined' the Royal: Canadian  Army Pay Corps where he continued to serve until the-3rd of  September, 1972.  Following his retirement from  the army, he lived at Bells Corners, twelve miles west of the  city of Ottawa in the township  of Napean. Trainor took employment with the township, being  in charge of the communication  centre as dispatcher-clerk. Plans  to retire to Florida were scrapped  when the sun came out during  the last two days of a visit to the  Sunshine Coast in 1976 and he  bought a house in Gibsons,  where he presently resides.  Trainor says that he has always  been interested in community  affairs and has worked in community and property associations  and has been a member:of the  Kiwanis Club. During his years  in the Armed Forces,: says  Trainor, he had many opportunity Please   turn   to   Page   Seven  ED NICHOLSON  Ed Nicholson is running for the  position on the Sechelt Village  Council. Nicholson was born on  February 20, 1932, in Donkon,  a coal-mining village in Cape  Breton, N.S.  Nicholson moved to. B.C. in  1955, operating a laundromat for  six years. The bulk of his twenty-  odd years in this province, however, have been spent in the television service.  7 Nicholson bought a summer  home in Welcome Woods in  1965 before moving to the area  permanently in 1971. He now  operates the Sunshine Coast  T.V, Sales and Service business  in Sechelt.  : Nicholson moved to Selma Park  in 1972'and served there as an  executive    of. the    Community  Association for a couple of years  He has also been an executive  member of the Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce  over the past four years Presently he is the Treasurer of the  Chamber.  When asked what he has to  offer the Sechelt voters. Nicholson points to the fact that he has  operated successful businesses in  both North Vancouver and the  Sunshine. Coast "1 have dealt  with "the-public all2" my workirig-  life." saiys Nicholson "1 do rtbr  profess to be an expert in any  field but 1 contend that when  'common sense' was^given out I  got my due share."  Nicholson feels that one of the  most important things the voters  of Sechelt should be concerned  about is the level of taxation.  "I will endeavour to keep taxation at the present levels",  Nicholson asserts. He points'out  that with the coming of'100%  assessments in the near future  the mill rate will have to be lowered to keep the cost to the public the same as it is today.  Nicholson says that he would  bend every effort to prevent the  disaster that happened in Seaside Village from ever happening  again. "1 also notice that the new  road to the Arena is still not  built. I would explore every  avenue open to me to have this  road built," he savs.  MORGAN THOMPSON  Morgan Thompson was born in  Kitchener, Ontario, in 1930. He  came to Sechelt in the spring of  1954 and went into business in  the men's wear store he still operates on Cowries Street. For a  time he was also involved in the  movie -theatre business locally.  Thompson has twice served on  the Sechelt Village Council, this  last term for two years and ten  years ago for three.    He is pre  sently running for re-election  in  the November Selections.  _ In addition to his service on  council, Thompson has President  ofthe Kinsmen Club. President  of the Chamber of Commerce.  Chairman of the Timber Days  Committee, and co-ordinator  of the Christmas Tree Lighting  Committee. He and his wife.  Peggy, have five children "all  grown and flown".  "Whatever comes before council is important." says Thompson.  "At the present time the Sechelt  Vicinity Plan assumes importance." The alderman also  stresses the need for close contact with the electorate. "We  are not running Vancouver or  Victoria", he says, "but a village  of eight or nine hundred people  and hopefully we can keep  things on a personal level."  Alderman Thompson says he  has no great desire to see any  one thing pushed ahead. "1  want to see the growth of the village proceed in an orderly  fashion."  *���*.  V3  "��������.  ��&  ,*!**,  \  ***���.,  ^s.  '* ��  Si  * *  &S.  *��  OLAF WALLANDER  Olaf Wallander will be seeking  public Office for the first time on  November 19 when he seeks election to the Sechelt Village Council. This thirty-seven year old native of South Africa bought property on the Sunshine Coast in  1972 and moved permanently to  the area in 1973. He is a renovating contractor.  He has not been inactive since  he moved here. He played an  important role in the location ol  Chatelech Secondary School and  assisted on the promotion and or  ganization of the Sunshine Coast  Ice Arenas Wallander is a member of the'land-owner's committee for regional area. C-and is .:  member of the executive of tlv.  Sunshine Coast Lions Club. A  mong his interests arc the prom*.  tion of hockey and badminton.  On'the Sechelt Village Council.  Wallander  would   like  to   see  ':.  form of non-political''governing.  "a    balanced    government"    ii  which all parties would be rcpn  sented.   It is his contention th;.  in   the   recent    past    there   ha  been7tbo.rrn.uc.h.-44-uvueniiien^l;i.ixs--.,-.i  tape in locargovcfriment.7 ���"Tlieri   "  should  be  a   certain .'amount'' of"!  freedom as to what a man can do  with  his proper t\   as  long" as- it  does not interfere with his neigh- .-  hours.   People should be allowed  to cam- out their dreams and fantasies  as   far   as   possible",   lie-  says.  H'.' would like to promote, "social growth'-among the people ot  Sechelt. ind would hope that i.'-.c  village would renin its runt!  nature as much .<s possible wim..  permitting the'economic expansion which wouid' allow 'the dollar" to stav in this eommunii ��� .  TERRY AMIEL  Terry Amiel is the Coast News  cartoonist. He also runs the  Peninsula Dry Cleaners in  Sechelt and Gibsons and is an  aldermanic candidate in the forthcoming Gibsons Muncipal elections.  Terry was' born in Vancouver  in 1950 and wasted little time  in starting to visit the Sunshine  Coast, starting to visit relatives  up here with his parents in 1952.  Ever since that first visit he has  been visiting at regular intervals and at every available  opportunity. ^  Before settling'on the Sunshine  Coast in June 1976 and going  into business, Terry travelled  extensively and worked at a  variety of jobs, the most recent  being a welding foreman on the  oil rigs in Scotland. Other jobs  include a stint as a morgue attendant, time as a barman and as  a writer. In addition he has  built hotels in Switzerland and  looked after penguins and llamas  in England.  He met his wife, Jenny, in  England. The couple have no  children "yet."  . Candidate Amiel feels that  "People who are working in the  .community or in business should  be represented on the council.  The council should .reflect the  wishes of the populace," he  says. Wherever he has lived,  says Amiel, he has tried to put  something back into the community, and comes forward as  a candidate in this Municipal  election in the hope of being able  to contribute something to the  village of Gibsons.  ��� Please   turn   to . Page  for more local news:  Seven  ADRIAN STOTT  A new name on the lists of  aldermanic candidates in Sechelt  this year is that of Adrian Stott.  Stott was born in London, England, in 1948, coming to Vancouver in 1959. He is a graduate  of the University of British Columbia, holding' a degree in  Community Planning.  In the upcoming election Stott  seeks the aldermanic seat and  has also put his name forward  as candidate for the position of  the Sechelt representative to the  Regional Board. He has lived  in this area for four years and  was formerly the Chief Community; Planner for the Regional District. At present his occupa-.  tions are journalist and broadcaster, oh government affairs and  he is a partner in a locally-  \J_^^m^j^m^mg^��_��_v__m  sultants.  His aims in seeking local office  are fourfold. He hopes to improve relations between the people and the local government  through more open discussion  with the public and more respect  by government for the views of  local residents and businessmen/  He is concerned about protection of the environment but says  this can be done without making  needed residential and commercial development impossible or  too expensive because of too-  strict regulations.  Stott is also concerned that  there should be equal applications of the regulations to  everyone. "There should be no  special treatment of favoured  individuals." he says. The fourth  of his concerns is that there  should be proper planning of  downtown Sechelt so that the  community will'be ready for the  development that the new sewers  will bring in order to ensure that  the development- will improve  the community.  "My previous experience and  interest." says Stott, "have made  me familiar with the way local  government works. Most new  aldermen need up to a year to  learn the ropes, but 1 have a  head start and would be effective right away. I have the.  time and energy needed to do a  good job for the people of Se-  HENRY HALL  Henry Hall has thrown his hat  into the ring in the search for  the dual position of alderman on  the Sechelt Village Council and  Sechelt's representative to the  Regional Board. Hall resides in  West Sechelt with his wife Lvdia  and four year-old son Casey. The  couple also has three married  daughters and eight grandchildren.  Henry Hall was born in Vancouver forty-six years ago. Upon  leaving Vancouver High School  in 1946 he sailed commercially on  coastal streamers for two years  then in 1948 he entered a four-  year apprenticeship in the family trade of plastering. On completion of his apprenticeship. Hall  entered the competitive contracting world as a Plastering  Contractor with the aid of a S200  loan from a finance company.  The company he formed employed more than two hundred employees at its peak and re-shaped  its type of business with the changing times.  Among the hundreds of major  buildings  it   completed  are   in-  national Airport, ihe Culgar;. International Airport, the MacMiilan Bloedel Building, several  buildings on both t.BC. and  S.F.U. campuses, government offices in Vancouver and Victoria.  the C.B.C. building, sixty provincial hospitals including Vancouver General Hospital .and St.  Paul's, and several major shopping centres throughout tin.: entire province - tiotaoK Park Royal. Guildford, and l.ansdoAiie.  Hall's association with the Sunshine Coast goes back to 194"  when he visited the area daily as  an employee aboard the' Union  Steamships, the S.S.Capilano and  the M.V. Lady Rose. From I9o0  to 1970 he contracted into this area from his Vancouver office,  carrying out contracts oii the  West Sechelt School, the Langdale School, the Roberts Creek  School, and the Elphinstone  School. Hall contracted for work  on St.Mary's Hospital it) 19<��3-o4  and again for an addition to the  hospital in 1970. Other local  projects for which he contracted  include the Kinsmen's Senior '  Citizens housing in Gibsons, the  Medical Clinic in Sechelt. Rich-  ter Electronics and Stores, and  B.C. Hydro Line Crew stores and  Offices.  In 1973 Hall spear-headed the  concept and construction of the  Sunshine Coast lec Arena as a  voluntary community project.  Between 1974 and 1975 he contracted on twenty-two dwellings  from Gibsons to Pender Harbour.  From 1975 to the present he has  been planning an Industrial Park.  Building on the project will commence upon Government granting of property.  Hall's family life in the com-  ���JtilMMriaaMftMdtoMMitti  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday  na  <i 2.  Coast News, November 8,1977.  f7^  A LOCALLY OWN ED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday by Glassford Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1 VO Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  ��� Editor - John Burnside Advertising / Reporter - Bruce M. Wilson  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley      Advertising / Photographer - Ian Corrance  Layout - Pat Tripp Receptionist/ Bookkeeper - M. M. Laplante  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  CNA  Of nonsense...  Sometimes you have to wonder what  the Gibsons council is playing at. It's  not enough that they've got us all  thoroughly confused about the issue of  the Gibsons water system but just  recently they have been adding some  very strange licensing decisions to the  . growing confusion. Alderman Metcalfe  said at last week's meeting "We are in  favour of creating local employment."  Really, alderman? It would be hard for  us to determine that fact by the actions  of council.  Four local men operating two businesses were given permission to use the  old   Pazco   Fibreglass   building   a   few  months ago.     Since  then  the  council  has waffled and fiddled around in the  face of a public outcry against the businesses  that apparently  only  they  can  notice.    The individuals involved have  bent  over  backwards  to   comply   with  council's   wishes.      Walls   have   been  fibreglassed,  hours  of work  are  such  that nothing to cause noise  is  undertaken except between the hours of nine  and five,  largely  on  weekdays.     The  occupants of the building have expressed  a willingness to build fences to avoid  any   annoyance   for   their   neighbours.  Suddenly last week the  council  lifted  the business licence from the two enterprises on account of some zoning foofara  that  even  they don't  seem to  understand and certainly can't explain and four  jobs are about to disappear.   Of course  they waffled again and granted a thirty  day extension, but what kind of nonsense  is this?  As Mayor Larry Labonte tried to point  out the Pazco Fibreglassing building  has housed commercial enterprises for  the past twenty-eight years but suddenly  a similiar use is a major cause of controversy. As everybody knows, the  council has professed some concern  about the need for the revitalization of  the harbour area of Gibsons, yet this  decision comes on the heels of another  council decision not to allow a young  lady, Wendy-Lou Milner establish a  crafts store behind Simpson Sears in a  disused building because they are going  to upgrade the property in six months or  so for a parking lot. Ms. Milner knew  it would be a temporary accommodation  for her store but it afforded her an  opportunity to get a low-rent start, to  her endeavours. She had already done  considerable cleaning and painting when  the council issued a stop-work order.  It is sufficient to say that if the present  council .were acting deliberately to stifle  enterprise in the harbour area they  could hardly be doing a better job of it.  It is to be hoped that the council which  will take office after the upcoming elections will have a more realistic grasp of  the economic situation which prevails  at the present time and somehow manages to hack their way through their own  red tape sufficiently to enable them to  allow the people of this area to make a  living.  security...  Columnist George Matthews, an  avowed Liberal himself, affords us a  fascinating glimpse of the deviousness  that he attributes to the mentality of the  Liberal Party of Canada in his excellent  piece this week. Accordingftb George  the present security scandal in Ottawa is  the manufacture of the Liberals themselves in order to take everybody's mind  off the abysmal mess they have made  and continue to make of the economy  and virtually everything else.  The Coast News's editorial point of  view is more simply based. Perhaps we  lack the subtlety for true deviousness.  In any case we find that here in Canada  after we have been tut-tutting smugly  about the Watergate troubles of our  southern neighbour we too have an  organization, presumably at the behest  of its masters or without their knowledge,  which is even worse, which routinely  raids the offices of accredited political  parties and even burns down barns in  the name of national security.  %    ':iK    ;-?i ��7 -Tp' ''X  '" Prime Minister Trudeau, with all  his petulance showing, ever determined  to appear a strong man, asserts that if  what the RCMP Security Branch did was  illegal then perhaps the law should be  changed to accommodate them. Marvellous Pierre! It would seem that  Trudeau is bidding fair to become a first  class tragic figure. Last week he reached  heights of political fatuousness seldom  attained. One could almost feel sorry  for him if that wasn't democracy and  Canada that the arrogant and unprincipled twit was petulantly playing with.  and war  It is the time of year to remember those  who died in two world wars and by  extension those who have died in the  other wars which have distinguished  the 20th Century. There is an excellent  article called Witnesses to War which  appears in the Saturday, November Sth,  edition of the Canadian Magazine,  delivered with the Saturday Province,  which is worthy of attention. The article  is a moving series of first-hand accounts  collected by Heather Robertson about  what it means to be at war.  Perhaps some objection could be  raised to the front cover of the magazine  to the question over a picture of two  soldiers helping a fallen companion.  FOR WHAT? it demands in large red  letters.    For what they were led to be  lieve was right in the case of the First  World War and because there was no  choice in the second. If, in the second  half of the twentieth century there seems  to be some slight dilution in man's  eagerness for battle we must be pleased.  But the men who fell will only have  fallen in vain if we who are privileged to  live in peace and security now neglect  to learn the lessons of the brutality and  mindlessness of war that they died to  provide lis with and if we neglect to bend  all our energies towards the end of  settling our disputes and containing  our greed and selfishness to a point  where such enormous and dreadful  blood-letting will never again be the  human experience.  For what did they fall?   At least that  we should remember.  from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  A riot of colour and beehive of activity  describes the third annual three-day  Craft Fair by Roberts Creek Parents  Auxiliary in Roberts Creek Community  Hall.  10 YEARS AGO  Almost any morning about 9 o'clock  you will see the greatest assortment of  birds, blackbirds, crows, bluejays and  seagulls following in the wake of the bird  lady as she makes her way down the hill  behind the Coast News. Mrs. Harry  Winn has for years taken on the self-  imposed job of feeding the birds on her  way to shop. As soon as she comes out  of her gate carrying a shopping bag,  the word goes out and her birds come  flocking, to eat right out of her hands.  15 YEARS AGO  Scout leaders Corp.  Tic Payne,  Bob  Pehota,   George    Flay    and    assistant  Bernard McLeod took the 1st Wilson  Creek Boy Scout troop on a weekend  camporee during the week of October  26th.  Dr. J. D. Hobson has joined the  medical clinic of Doctors: Swan, Paetkau,  Burtnick and Morris.  20 YEARS AGO  Two persons in Gibsons report seeing  Sputnik in its outer space travels. Mr.  J. Gordon saw it November 8th at 5:50  a.m. coming from the south-southwest.  He watched it for 30 seconds.  25 YEARS AGO  A new much needed business is about  to start in Gibsons. Word has been  received from Mr. Gordon Mooney that  a garbage collection service will be  started in the first week of the new year.  This enterprise should be very well  appreciated by the whole community.  Roberts Creek, early 1940's. Children from Stratford Camp bathe in  clear Strait of Georgia waters. In the mid 1930's, John and Helen  Galliford built a summer camp west of Orange Road for students  from their Stratford School in Vancouver. With onset of the Battle  of Britain, some youngsters evacuated to Canada spent the duration  with the Gallifords, their home away from home. Here, youngest  by her side, Counsellor Caroline Marsh keeps a careful eye on her  group below camp property acquired from pioneer Joe Smith. Galliford photo courtesy Betsy Nield and Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.  L. R. Peterson  &Zv#&',  Musings  John Burnside  In the course of writing the  fifty or sixty columns. I have  undertaken since I first entered  the wonderful world of journalism, I have mentioned on two or  three occasions that I am a long-  ; time associate, and happily so,  of dogs. What I believe I have  not heretofore mentioned is that  I am also a life-long admirer of  cats.  The first cat of my memory,  was a tortoise-shell female  which we owned;'if:that's ever  the word for cats, when we lived  upstairs in 10 Sunnyside Crescent in Mauchline when. I was  four or five.- I can't remember  much about the cat, who was  grandly named Juno, other than  17'can remember hating my  cousins when they came to visit  and sometimes mistreated her.  She died tragically. Somehow  when she was very pregnant  hot jam that my mother was"  making got spilled on her. Her"  kittens were born soon after  variously deformed and the  mother cat died. ,  Prior to Juno, but only by  hearsay, was a black family cat  which predated me whose spe-7  ciality lay in terrorizing dogs.  She, I believe it was a she, had  a sure-fire technique of leaping  onto the backs of the dogs,  anchoring herself with her front  claws while she spurred the  poor howling canine onwards with  her ever-digging back claws.        <  After the tragic death of Juno,  I suppose there was a period  when we didn't have a cat be-:.  cause the next one I can remember I was quite a bit older,  eight or nine I would guess, when  we had moved across the road to  a slightly smaller but downstairs  house, my father had a miner's  chest and the stairs bothered:  him. The cat I remember most  vividly during the ten years or  so that we lived at No. 7 Sunny-  side, was ^the first one, a black  and white Persian female called  less-grandly. Fluffy.  You must remember that No.  7 Sunnyside was part of a pre-war ,  housing scheme with large blocks  of four, five, or even six family ;  dwellings   in    large   rough-cast  cement   covered   blocks.      The .  blocks were "arranged in rectan- {.  gular groups with the front gar-1  ens along the outside of the rec-r;  tangles  and  the  postage-stamp7  back  gardens   all  carefully   de-'  lineated  with  privet  hedges   in  the   centre    of   the    rectangle. "f  There were many, many cats in  "The Scheme" as it was called,  all, like the people, grouped in a  densely occupied place.    At the  time that we had Fluffy, however, \  it   seemed   that   they   were   all  male.     There  was, just  across '  the   rectangle   on   Jean   Amour'  Drive, a black female belonging;���  to the Colquhon's, but she was I  old and worn out with innumer-".  able   litters    and   when    Fluffy  arrived at adulthood every torn  cat in the vicinity - and  there  were hundreds - besieged her.  They leapt in the open windows .  in the summer time and landed  on my father's chest as he lay  asleep. The doors had metal  draft-protectors on the bottom  which the cat would rattle when  she wanted in. Sometimes she'd  rattle frantically, and I'd rush to  the door. By the time I got there  she was in the backyard taking  evasive action around the clothes  poles with three tomcats in hot  pursuit. She'd dash for the  door when the light showed and  sometimes ended up in the kit-  chen'with still a "couple .of tomcats  in pursuit. ��������� ���'.    '���������.:���-,���  They lay' in a ceaseless vigil  around our house, each with  territory staked out and dividing  their motionless attention between our door and their rivals.  Sometimes they sneaked in and  sprayed the door of the. food  cupboard lustily. They fought  incredibly loud battles for* the  favoured vantage points and 1  hated them.  I was full of a naive and a  passionate protectiveness. I  made great charges at them with  stones and water guns, I sneaked  out the front door with jugs and  pails of water to where they  wainted warily by the more  often-used backdoor; I tried to'  train Fluffy to walk on a leash  so I could take her outside and  protect her from the villains. ' 1  wasn't at all clear what it was  they did to her but 1 new it was  associated with kittens and 1  never understood why she always  wanted out to answer their seductive yowlings.  After Fluffy the Fertile we had  some bad luck with cats. They,  mostly ginger cats, were stolen,  got lost, and one poor kitten  became paralyzed gradually from  the back paws up till only the  head was mobile and there came  a gap of fifteen  years  when  1  Anthem far  ?$ Doomed Youth  What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?  Only the monstrous anger ofthe guns.  Only the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle  Can patter out their hasty orisons.  No mockeries for them from prayers or bells.  Nor any voice of mourning save ihe choirs, -  The shrill, demented choirs of wailing shells;  And bugles calling for them from sad shires.  What candles may be held to speed them all?  Not in the handsofboys. but in their eyes  Shall shine the holy glimmers of good-byes.  The pallor girls' brows shall be their pall;  Their flowers the tenderness of silent minds.  And each slow dusk a drawing-down of blinds.  by Wilfred Owen  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  had no contact with cats at all.  Then in the Crowsnest Pass in  1969 a splendid white Persian  kitten with a magnificent raccoon  striped tail walked in unannounced and adopted the family and  I was caught again. We called  her Fidele and as far as I know  she still lives comfortably in the  Bay area of Gibsons, having  abandoned me when the frequency with which I changed my  domicile just became more than  she "wished to bear.1 ' Then in  Roberts Creek there was* a splendid black tomcat called Spook  and now, full circle, I have again  a young tortoise shell female  called Tippits.  At the beginning of this rambling piece I said 1 was an admirer  of cats rather than a cat-lover.  Cats inspire and reciprocate a  rather stately and dignified  affection in which there is no  question of ownership, it seems to  me. 1 admire them for their  grace, their elegance, their self-  sufficiency. There are the classic  house pet, a moving decoration,  gracing whatever scene they  occupy. They are also the classic  killing machine and have gone  unaltered by mutation since  pre-historic times simply because they are so functional that  mutation has not been required  of them.  In their dealings with man  they insist on absolute unfettered  equality and somehow convey the  impression of an ancient wisdom.  We are told that the Egyptians  worshipped them and I am sure  that the cats so worshipped  accepted the devotion of the  Egyptians with a regal equanimity as being only their obvious  and totally justified due.  I don't want this to get around  but the Federal government has  been bugging me. 1 know it  sounds bizaare. Why on earth  would those people in Ottawa,  the same people accused of  bugging Joe Clarke and the  Parti Quebecois, pick on an insignificant, small town school  teacher to bug? Just the same  I'm being bugged.  I'm not sure when the bugging began but I first became  aware of it earlier this year when  the Trudeau government tried to  con the people with the "national  unity" sting. I discovered the  truth only this week when the  revelations of RCMP involvement hit the front pages, driving  inflation, unemployment, labour  disputes and the decline of the  Canadian dollar into the back  corners of my daily newspaper.  How is it I know the Federal  government is bugging me and  not someone else? The answer is  really quite simple; the people  don't give a damn about national  unity or RCMP involvement in  security surveillance. These bugging devices are purely creations  of the Liberal government in  Ottawa. The people arc worried  about jobs, wages and the cost  of things. The Liberal government on the other hand is setting  up the scam for the next election.  A security scandal is just the  thing to deflect the national concern away from the real issues.  Here is the scenario: Last month  the Liberal government was faced  with an immense public relations  problem. Unemployment was  rising; inflation, despite controls.  was continuing, the debate over  the consequences of the period ot  decontrols on wages and prices  was beginning to heat up and  became meaningful and on top  of all that people were beginning  to listen to Joe Clarke. Most  people were beginning to see  through the "national unity"  nonsense and the Liberals were  forced to look around for a new  non-issue.  At the same time, newspapers  were beginning to reveal a number of clandestine capers by the  security section of the RCMP.  The problem for the Liberals was  how to turn this to their advantage. The solution was to allow  the thing to become blown all  out of proportion. The Liberals  if nothing else, know the mentality of the Canadian people.  They know for instance that the  people understand and are generally sympathetic with the need  for national security. They know  also that generally speaking the  people have faith in their national  police force. To go one step  further, they also are well aware  of the fact that a security scandal  of such miniscule proportions is  easy to solve.  Keeping these things in mind.  Trudeau and his cabinet have  allowed the "scandal" to get  completely out of hand. Joe  Clarke and Ed Broadbent talk of  nothing else - each secretly  hoping that he is more worthy of  being bugged than the other.  The    national    press    talks    ot  nothing else. Parliament has  been debating this issue to the  exclusion of more valuable dis  cussion. Even the CBC is in on  the act. I've had to turn my radio  off for the first time ih'ycars^'to  avoid hearing things like the  expert opinion of the parliamentary kitchen staff on the subject  of electronic devices in the dill  pickles.  Throughout the debate. Trudeau and Fox have stonewalled  beautifully. They will continue to  stonewall until the public Incomes totally bored. In the meantime they are not obliged to explain why the Canadian dolhu  is not worth a damn at home ��m  abroad, why the economy K  stagnant, why so many Canadians  arc unemployed and what's goinu  to happen when wage "and'price  controls are lifted.  When things ha\e cooled down  and the members of the opposition are in the trap so deep'.'they  won't be able to get out. the  government will announce thai  yes, on two or three occasions.  errors were made, biit since-  national security was al stake,  and some quick judgements wen.  called for. these were natural'  mistakes. Yes. they are sorry.  and new guidelines have -boon  established so that these 'errors,  will he avoided, in the luture.  We are sorry that the RCMP v.a*.  involved: the government at n.>  time meant to make .them' tin  scrapegoat. but an over/ealou  press is responsible Tor tarnishing  the image of the national police  agency; certainly not the govern  ment.  When it's all over, the Libera!  government will have stumblci:  and slithered its way a . littli  closer to next spring's election.  The leaders of the opposition  will have been discredited for  allowing themselves to get so  childishly carried away with such  unimportant trivia and the peopk  will say once again, the Liberals  solved the problem.  We're being set up for another  election. It's happened before.'  and it will happen again., Decontrols will not begin until-the  Liberals are ready for the election. The catastrophic results  of decontrols will not hit. until  the election is long over. By that  time, it won't matter anymore.    ,   '  Yes, 1 am bugged and every  Canadian who doesn't enjoy  being suckered should be bugged  as well.  Armistice Oay has become !he  symbol of in* lime wars wil I'nave  ceased and nations will live and  work together in peace, and  harmony. .  It is proper that on Thursday,  Nov. 11 we remember and salute  those brave men and women who  gave their lives to hasten that  day... and to offer a prayer that  their sacrifice will not be in vain.  Help The Legion To  Help Others. Buy A  Poppy - Wear A Poppy  iii ^-�����~ ���<"^��*'^i i-m J7 i  ^afesfcxfy  Coast News, Novembers, 1977.  -vo   <<_><_���:   ���e>u_<_,cxvKi<_v MoiA Too*\Y?  LETTERS to the EDITOR  Waterworks     Candidate       Rebuttal  Editor:  The press has recently accused  the Chairman of the Village of  Gibsons' Water Committee of  being confused and without  saying why. My confusion stems  from two motions by Alderman  Metzler and passed by other  members of Council. The first  being:  "That the Sunshine Coast  Regional District examine and  proceed with all things necessary  to take over the water system  subject to provisions of the Municipal Act on any requests necessary to validate or enable the  Regional District to process  the request."  Alderman Metzler advised  Council that Mr. Tom Moore of  the Municipal Affairs Branch in  Victoria advised Mrs. Pressley,  Sec. of the S.C.R.D. that this  was the proper wording for this  motion. This was done without  the knowledge of the Gibsons  office. Was this Collusion?  Recently Alderman Metzler  made this motion for the wording  of the referendum; which was  passed. "Are you in favour of  the Village of Gibsons consolidating the existing Municipal  Water System with the S.C.R.D.  in an attempt to create a regional  system?  The question in the chairman's  mind is why the change from the  original ' 'take over'' to ' 'consolidation." There has been no  deviation from Alderman Met-  zler's original motion to sell out  our whole system, I am sure,  so why does he now call it a  consolidation without saying who  is consolidating. Also as a point  of interest, we are already interconnected with their water system and have agreed for further  co-operation that could be  mutually beneficial to both parties but without change of ownership.  I have also been accused of  unethically dragging my feet in  that 1 did not have the necessary  by-law prepared for an opinion  vote during the next election.  The original motion gave the  S.C.R.D. the responsibility for  them to "proceed with all things  necessary" and no request came  from the S.C.R.D.  Also, why would the Chairman  of the Water Committee take  the initiative to give a million  dollar asset away for one dollar,  especially when he is of the  opinion that it would be a detriment to the Village of Gibsons to  lose control of their water system?  Aside from, misquotes etc.,  I would like to go on record and  state that to date I can see no  advantage for Gibsons to sell  their water system. On the contrary, the upgrading programme  now on the books exceeds that of  the one proposed by the S.C.R.D.  and this can be done, I am sure,  with lower rates than now charged by the S.C.R.D.  I would however like to go on  record in that I recommend the  third proposal of our engineering  consultants that we interconnect  more fully with metering so that  each system can support the  other in a time of emergency.  Also, it is the opinion of knowledgeable and practical people that  the Village of Gibsons has more  than sufficient water to serve  our population at its present  growth rate until the end of-  this century.  S. K. Metcalfe  Editor:  In writing this, I inform the  public of my intention to run as  a candidate for the position of  alderman for the council in the  Village of Gibsons.  Since 1952, when I first came to  visit relations, 1 have spent most  of my holidays and summers in  the area. I have always considered Gibsons my second home.  During the years from 1971  to 1976 I travelled quite extensively through the Pacific and  Europe looking for "something  better", but always returned to  the place .1 loved. Returning  again with' my wife Jenny, this  time to make a home, I have  invested in a business and tried  to become involved in the community. Hopefully I can put  something back into the place  which has given me so much  happiness in the past.  Any person who is chosen to  represent the public, should: represent his feelings by his actions.  As a member of council I feel 1  could help reflect the wishes of  the people who want the best  for the community, both in  preservation of the natural beauty  of the area and the prosperity  of those who live and have a  vested interest here.  In short, by introducing myself  to council, I feel I can honestly  give something back in the way  of participation with the interest  and the well being in mind of  those who live and work here.  Terry Amiel  Aldermanic Candidate  Editor:  Re: "That Squamish Highway"  Editorial.  Now that you have published  that the construction of a highway would cost in the neighbourhood of $25 million perhaps your  next editorial should quote the  Editor:  Help! The tranquility of the  Sunshine Coast has been brutally  assaulted! Last night 1 answered  the telephone with my most  ghoulish Halloween cackle and  was answered by one of "civilization's" spookier freaks - the  telephone saleslady! Now there's  nothing wrong with the vacuum  cleaner - for those of us with  electricity. But this urban sales  gimmick seems to bring us one  step closer to the downtown  Surrey lifestyle we came here to  escape.  I've had conversations lately  with friends who believe that  rural life up here is already  doomed. Money always talks  loudest, they say. It's naive to  think that we, the people, can  actually stop or even 'detour  the bulldozers.  Well, my friends, it's not yet  1984. We can preserve what  some consider a forgotten and  archaic lifestyle. Two weeks  ago, Pender Harbour residents  turned out in force to stop condominium development in their  community. Last week, an unprecedented number of people  rallied to oppose high density  'housing in Roberts Creek. Don't  give up! We can make our  voices heard!  ..;   P.S.    -How will  you  vote  on  Nov. 10, Harry?  Donna Shugar  Tyner supports Harrison  Editor:  ���7.1 have been following the  Reports of the committee of the  -Pender Harbour & District Rate-  costs involved to the taxpayer of^fJ'P^yf s   Association   with   great  the ferry strikes - say one per--interest.  Trudeau  Editor:  There  courage,  are many faces to  Our Prime Minister,  Pierre Elliot Trudeau had the  courage to be a conscientious  objector during World War Two.  Yet, Pierre Elliot Trudeau has  the courage to place a wreath  at the Cenotaph on the 11th of  November, in memory of the men  who fell in two World Wars.  Does the Prime Minister have a  false sense of values or a pseudo  sense of courage - or both?  R. Gentles  Box 899,  Gibsons, B.C.  year, plus the costs of operating  them.  If we were given a comparison  it would be easier to decide on  the issue of highway v. ferry  service.  I am not so sure 1 agree with  your editorial that when the ferry  employees are not on strike that  the highway would not be used,  rather I would be inclined to  feel that the trucking companies  and tourists travelling with  trailers would utilize the highway almost 100% and, if this,was  so the; ferry .service could be  substantially reduced,; perhaps  even phased out eventually.  There has been an average of  one walkout per year.  Pender Harbour Citizen  Editor's Note: It Is our policy  that only signed letters be used.  We make an exception in this  case lest we be seen to be stifling  dissent. The policy, however,  remains.  Thank you  Editor:  On October 30th about 60  miniature witches and ghosts,  clowns and pirates, angels and  creatures from outer space  gathered at the Wilson Creek Day  Care Centre to celebrate Halloween. It was a great party and  we owe it all to the generosity  of our community. Thanks to:  The Kinsmen Club, Shop Easy,  Red and White, Western Drug  Mart, Peninsula Market, Sunshine Coast Produce, Co-op,  Ken's Lucky Dollar, SuperValu,  Good Health Food Store, Variety  Foods, Sechelt Office Supplies,  Douglas' Variety, The Royal  Bank, and the folks at Pell Farm.  You all made a lot of children  very happy.  Marion Jolicoeur  7!��� It is apparent that they understand the problems facing the  Pender Harbour and District  area and recognize the necessity  of maintaining the right of the  area to control its destiny.  ��� We are most fortunate in  having Joe Harrison, the President of the Pender Harbour and  District Ratepayers Association  run for Director of the Regional  Board in the coming election.  Joe   Harrison,   a   teacher,   is  a    well    education,    intelligent  young man with a family arid  with a stake in the future bl  the area. '*.  Furthermore he takes a ,yejf.y  active interest in community  affairs being particularly concerned with the welfare of tfie  clinic at Pender Harbour.  I am convinced that Joe Harrison will make an excellent  Regional Director, will fight for  the interests of the area, will  keep the people informed of all  matters affecting them and will  insist that all matters of a vital  nature be brought to referendum.  James H. Tyner  Madeira Park, B.C.  SEAVIEW MARKET  885-3400  FREEZER BEEF  SPECIALISTS  GRADE A-1 STEER  Open 7 Days a Week  10:00-6:30  Be: Transferral of  Gibsons Water System  Why sell the cow  and buy  the milk-  when we can keep the cow and sell the  milk?  Vote: Lome Blain for Mayor November 19  CARPETING  Carpeting, carpeting. We've got plenty of it here at Ken  Devries. These are not seconds, or marred carpets, but  GOOD  wearing, easy to clean carpets that will go well in any room  of the house. We have carpeting for the living room, bathroom, bedroom, or  FOR THE  areas you want to enhance. Prices start at $4.95 sq. yd. for  level loop carpet to $9.95 sq. yd. for textured carpet. We at  Ken Devries want to save you money and unwanted wear  on your  SOLES  from running around looking for those necessary items we  have in stock. For carpeting buys of a lifetime...  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd.  TWO LOCATIONS:  HIGHWAY 101, GIBSONS.  886-7112  IN THE HEART OF SECHELT  885-3424  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 Gibsons  In Sechelt: 8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  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  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30a.m.-St. John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886-2333  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Revival - 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study - Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  seen as hoax  Editor:  Prompted in part by the gentle  homilies of the author of the  Freethinkers Pulpit and by all  the furore that appears to be  raging over the compulsory reading of the Bible in the schools  may I be permitted (through the  medium of your newspaper) to  submit my views on this highly  inflammable subject?  Let us first recognize the fact  that any concept of God by man  is of necessity bounded by the  limitations of the  human  mind  and that the Bible was written  thousands   of  years   ago   by   a  bunch of the more literate apes  to frighten and attempt to keep  in  line  the  ones  who  had  but  recently descended from the trees  vbut   who   nevertheless   still   re-  stained   the   mentality   of   their  'furry   friends   whom   they   had  left aloft.  I once read that were the lead-  :. ing characters of the Old Testa-  ��� ment alive today they would all  be in the penitentary and those  ' of the New Testament would  :'��� most certainly be confined in a  I psychopathic ward. I would go  ; one further and include all those  .'��� who profess to believe in the  : Bible today.  Is it not time we got rid of  '; all this humbug and wishful  : thinking and got down the the  '��� serious business of living in  ' decency and humanity with our  '; fellow men?  ) Let us close down all the  '��� churches right now, re-open them  *: later as homes and centres for  ? the underpriviledged, the crip-  ; pled and the aged; let us round  i up the clergy and put them to  ; work on something of a useful  ;' nature such as road building  .; with perhaps, as "head-push"  J a certain retired ex-minister of  I highways, a reverend gentle-  \ man known to us all for his mania  -��� for speed and getting things  \ done in a hurry.  >,      Let us once and for all put an  end to all this man inspired  poppycock and jumbled jargon  of "apples in the Garden of  Eden, virgin births, salvation of  man" etc.. etc.; contained in a  book that undoubtedly is tops as  a best seller and money maker  but unfortunately is, at the same  time, possibly the greatest hoax  that has every been perpetrated  on mankind.  ^4k-  Don Cruckshank  Gibsons. 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The structural and administrative organization of regional  districts including internal and external boundaries; the  relationships between regional districts and Provincial,  municipal and the citizens; and Provincial financial support policy for the regional districts.  3. Such other issues germane to the review of the regional  district concept as may be appropriate.  The Committee plans to hold Public Hearings at central locations  throughout the Province to hear presentations from organizations or  individuals. The first series of Hearings will be held in December 1977  and the remainder in the early months of 1978.  The Public Hearings scheduled for December are:  Fort St. John December 12 and 13  Prince George December 14 and 15  The location and times for these Hearings will appear in Public Notices  to be published in the appropriate regional newspapers. Evening sittings  will be included.  Any organization or individual wishing to appear and present a brief to  the Committee at either of the above noted Hearings or at any of the  subsequent Hearings in early 1978 should advise the Secretary at the  address below as soon as possible. Briefs for the December Hearings  should be forwarded to reach the Secretary by Wednesday, November  30,1977.  The Committee would also welcome briefs or letters from individuals  who can not or do not wish to appear before the Committee at a Public  Hearing.  On behalf of the Committee  Brig. Gen. E. D. Danby (Retired)  Executive Secretary  Regional District Review Committee  Suite 206-515 West 10th Avenue  Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4A8 Coast News, November 8, 1977.  THE INIMITABLE  MR. DICKENS  P.B.S. Masterpiece Theatre  is one television program that  generally manages to live up to  its name. Unlike the Five Stars  Theatres and Movies of The  Week on commercial t.v. that  more often than not, contradict  their titles with third-rate potboilers, this distinguished series  seldom disappoints. The chief  reason for this is that Masterpiece Theatre presents the cream  of the BBC television product -  literate theatre of a very high  order indeed. The unarguable  classic Upstairs; Downstairs was  first presented to North American  audiences here along with other  series of equal distinction, each  wittily prefaced and prologued by  the delightful and effortlessly  erudite Alistair Cook. The program's latest offering. Dickens  of London, lives up to the standard of its predecessors in every  respect.  The series is apparently based  on a book of the same title that  was a minor bestseller, a year or  so back. It employs an interesting device by making each episode a flashback as the aging  Dickens on his last American  reading-tour looks back at the  key events of a long and eventful  life. The initial segment deals  with the author's early childhood and. while impeccably  done, is a bit talky and slow-  paced. It serves mainly to introduce the Dickens family, shortly  before their fateful move to  London from the country. The  feckless, bumbling, eternally-  optimistic parents were of course,  tiie real-life prototypes of the  Micawbers in David Copperfield.  Pages  from a Life-Ldg  Peter Trower  The father in particular, is wonderfully well-drawn, full of bombast and high-flown schemes  that perpetually misfire. The  young Charles is clearly susceptible to the plummy rhetoric the  elder Dickens throws up like a  verbal smokescreen to hide his  woeful ineptitude as a breadwinner.  By the second episode, the  Dickens family has moved to  London and is learning the price  of being indigent in that pre-  Victorian city. Caught in a hopeless web of debt. Dickens senior  suffers the ignonimy of being  sent to debtor's gaol. His long-  suffering wife and the younger  children join him there while  Charles is sent to work at the  notorious blacking-factory. This  singularly dreadful place is shown  in all its squalidity, staffed in  those pre child-labour-law times,  with a gaggle of grubby urchins.  Since the operation is owned by  a cousin of the Dickens family,  young Charles is given a privileged post on the floor above the  factory-proper. This favouritism  incenses the two oldest boys  in the place who bully him unmercifully at every opportunity.  The sadistic foreman pointedly  overlooks this mistreatment.  Dickens received a basic training  in human perversity at this unpleasant place and its echoes  would reverberate through several of his later novels. Happily,  the situation soon resolves itself.  The   elder   Dickens'   debts   are  Shopping early  for Christmas?  Come in and see  our  NEW DISPLAY  off GIFT IDEAS.  THIS WEEK'S  SPECIAL  ERIC CARMEN  Featuring:  "SHE DID IT"  reg. $7.98  SALE$5"  ^_\\L,uoYiyss\  &  STEREO EQUIPMENT  SUNNYCREST CENTER  GIBSONS 886-9111  somehow paid and he and his son  are released from their respective  prisons.  The next two or three episodes  deal with the author's young  manhood. He suffers an unrequited love-affair with a vain and  shallow girl who toys with his  emotions like a cat with a mouse.  He also begins to publish in  newspapers and magazines, the  witty, trenchant vignettes that  will eventually comprise his first  book: Sketches By Boz. He begins to build the avid following  that will hang on his every word  through the high Victorian Age  and long after. Eventually, he  marries a rather dithery woman,  given to vapours and vague complaints and begins to sire a  formidable brood in the manner  of his father before him. The  unlucky parents have become  almost totally dependent on their  successful son and Dickens has  in effect, two families to support.  Dickens senior is as full of ineffectual bluster as ever and.both  he and his wife have become  considerably habituated to drink.  His father's charm has begun to  wear thin and he becomes an  increasing embarrassment and  burden. Finally he became embroiled in a fraudulent insurance-  scheme and Dickens, his patience  at an end, ships both parents out  of London to a safe cottage in  the country.  Dickens' wife has an attractive,  much-younger sister who lives  with them in the spacious house,  the author's ever-burgeoning  fame has afforded him. Charles'  admiration for his pretty in-law  is unabashed and quite total.  He is not a man of minor enthusiasms. In one significant  scene, Dicken's wife watches  resignedly from an upstairs-  window, pregnant again as the  two go riding together. According to Alistair Cook, such  relationships were common in  repressed Victorian times. Extramarital sex was offically frowned-  upon but intense flirtations with  in-laws were considered quite  acceptable. There is no evidence  that Dicken's dalliance with his  sister-in-law is anything more  than platonic but upon her untimely death, he carries on in a  most extravagant manner, stopping work dead in the middle  of his latest serialized novel  Oliver Twist and taking time out  for an extended period of mourning. The author was prone to  melodramatic seizures as evidenced by his extraordinary  fixation on the young (and  reasonably comely) Princess Victoria. Upon her betrothal to  Prince Albert, he setup such a  hue and cry that some of his  close friends begin to question  his sanity.  Dickens later developes an  overweening interest in the practice of mesmerism, a technique  still largely bogged-down' in  charlatanry and fraud. He begins  to employ hypnotic-suggestion as  a means of calming his fluttery  wife. In the most outlandish  episode of the series, fittingly  entitled Nightmare, mesmerism  figures strongly as he flashes  back to his first tour of America  and a sinister encounter with a  doomed and haunted Edgar Allan  Poe. The horror-writer seeks  Dickens out at his hotel to inveigle help in securing an English  publisher. Dickens is aware of  the other man's work and orders  a bottle of expensive wine. The  gaunt Poe at first refuses to  drink but finally accepts a glass  which he drains thirstily. Four  bottles later, the two men of  letters stagger through the night  to a scurvy dive on a mean street  where Poe is obviously no  stranger. Now crazed with drink,  he declaims his poetry to Dickens  and a bemused audience of  prostitutes and opium-smokers.  Finally he confides to be bewildered but fascinated Englishman that by mesmerizing a man  at the point of death, he has been  able to suspend the process and  has held the subject in a trance  between worlds for the past  six-months. He promises to  provide proof of this macabre  feat, the following night.  A sceptical Dickens puts Poe's  assertations down to drunken  raving but precisely at midnight,  the following night, the American  shows up cold-sober. They embark by coach to a remote house.  The place appears deserted but  in a bedroom, the wild-eyed Poe  draws back a sheet to reveal a  corpselike man. He appears  dead but answers in sepulchral  tones when Poe addresses him.  Then the voice takes on a tormented note and the pitiful  figure pleads for release from  this unnatural state. Poe seems  cruelly reluctant to terminate the  experiment so Dickens, calling  on his own hypnotic knowledge,  commands the trance to end.  Released, the six-month corpse  collapses into putrefacation  as both men exit, gagging.  The incident closely follows a  short story of Poe's called The  Case of M. Valdemar and is,  one hopes, purely apocryphal.  There is strong evidence that Poe  and Dickens did actually meet  around this time but what actually  transpired between them is lost  to record. Still a series of this  calibre can be allowed such a  lapse into literate fantasy. For  the most part, it is an authentic  and unvarnished look at the life  and times of a brilliant writer  who was as human as he was  gifted. Chalk up yet another  success for the BBC and Masterpiece Theatre. ��� \ ��� ���  ^ hmo^ EUingham's    t  ��������  acquaintances are not  likely  to  be bright and witty at this time.  ^   Astrology  James Earl Jones finds the injured youngster as Bill Cosby and Sidney  Poitier wonder what's happened in this scene from . "A Piece of the  Action."    Twilight Theatre  The Twilight Theatre will  present a varied program of  comedy and high-class horror  during the coming film week.  Wednesday through Saturday,  November 9 - 12, the film will  be the third in a series of comic  successes starring Sidney Poitier  and Bill Cosby. The film is  entitled A Piece of the Action.  The other film, which will play  at the Twilight Theatre Sunday  through Tuesday, November 13 -  15, is The Heretic which concerns itself with the same protagonist, Regan MacNeil, that  filmgoers met in The Exorcist  and Exorcist II.  Insofar as the comedy is  concerned, the enormous success  of Oscar winner Sidney Poitier  and Emmy winner Bill Cosby,  working in professional harmony  and accentuating the humourous  side of the ordinary man's life  has brought about another winner. The prevous films featuring  the two were box-office successes  from Aberdeed to Australia.  Three pretty actresses are also  featured in fine roles in the film  in the persons of Denise Nicholas, Tracy Reed and Hope Clarke.  In The Heretic. Regan Mac-  Neil has become a bridge, a  link between science and religion.  What she and the people with  who she interacts discover strains  what once was considered scientific acceptability and is as terrifying as it is enticing, as frightening  as it is seductive.  The management of the Twilight Theatre also wishes to  announce that the hugely successful film Star Wars will open at  the Twilight Theatre on Boxing  Day for a ten-day run.  Red Cross  The Red Cross is again campaigning for funds and in our  appeal to the public we would  like to remind everyone of some  ofthe services given to the community by the Red Cross.  Firstly, the blood donations  collected and made available to  our hospital. This is indeed the  lifeline for all hospitals. Here in  this district we received 397 units  of blood during the last year,  valued at $14,500. Without blood  donations to the Red Cross where  would we be?  Then the Red Cross gives  emergency help to people suffering loss by fire or other disasters. In this district a dozen such  cases were given assistance in  the last year.  In the summertime Red Cross  puts on water safety campaigns  and offers training programs.  Over 200 people were enrolled  in this healthy and useful effort  in this district.  Red Cross is a partner in the  "United Way". In this district,  however, a United Way campaign  /M/g  Winter Schedule  Effective:  Oct. 30th-Feb. 11th  is not being conducted. Therefore the local members of the  Red Cross Society will offer an  opportunity for local people to  assist in this worthy effort.  There will be envelopes delivered  by mail or otherwise to every  household if possible, and recipients can then without any  more pressure return these  envelopes to the designated  address with the donation they  wish. Money-orders. Chargex.  Masterchargc or Cheque can be  used. Piggy bank cans are  placed in business places where  you can unload your spare  change. So please help us to  help you! The help you give-  today may save your life tomorrow.  Auxiliary  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary will  again be accepting donations in  lieu of local Christmas Cards.  Donations may be made to the  Gibsons Auxiliary Hospital  Christmas Card Fund through the  Royal Bank of Canada, the  Bank of Commerce and the Bank  of Montreal in Gibsons. For  further information phone Amy  Blain (886-7010). Donations for  the Christmas list closes December 15th.  by Rae EUingham  Week commencing Nov. 7th.  General Notes: Feelings and  passions should be unusually  intense as Mercury, Venus,  Uranus, the Sun and New Moon  line up in Scorpio for most of  the week. It would be interesting  to research the number of babies  conceived during this fertile and  lustful period. The statistical  graph would be sure to rise.  Meanwhile, new arrivals born  at this time will show deep  emotions and possess penetrating  minds. A few will become  prominent investigators, detectives, or insurance agents.  Those of you whose birthday  falls on November 11 can expect  many personal changes during  the next twelve months, including  opportunities for long distance  travel.  Take a look at that big, beautiful    crescent    Moon    over    the  weekend.  ARIES (March 21 - April 19)  Giving a particular social  function a miss might be a good  idea after all. Instead, pleasant  thoughts of people and places  far away at last put pen to paper.  Remember that other peoples'  money is still your concern too.  TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)  Double check all contracts and  settlements as important financial  documents have soon to be  signed. Long-term arrangements  with loved ones are again under  focus.  GEMINI (May 21 - June 21)  Decisions regarding health  and employment are very important now and will determine  your future emotional well-being.  Act wisely. Try to delay all  signatures till next week.  CANCER (June 22 - July 22)  Despite some channels of communication being temporarily  jammed, frustrating financial  news should clear up by itself.  Those of you romantically inclined will have a week you'll  never forget.  LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22)  New directions on the domestic  front will be taken despite passionate pleas to leave things the  wav  there  were.     Friends  and  > A  %  i  Neither is your bank statement  VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)  Another   mentally   exhausting  week lies ahead as vague messages   pile   up   around       you.;  Chaotic     filing     systems     now  demonstrate     the     inefficiency  you've   always   moaned   about.������<�����  Many short visits become  tire-.-'I  some.  LIBRA (Sept 23 - Oct 23)  This is the week of the year i  when all your financial arrange-- 'i  ments should be checked care- --i  fully. A new monetary approach i  could be misleading. Live within[< q  your means and . seek expert i  advice. ������  SCORPIO (Oct 24 - Nov 22) it  With half the solar system ���������  energizing your sign, people will "i  be talking about the new you. ->  As your personal magnetism be- .  comes even stronger, you'll be ";  taking new routes to more >!  challenging goals. Don't let us ?.  all down.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 - Dec 21)      t  You take advantage of a much-\.-j  needed period of seculsion to X.  assess the consequences of your j  past actions. You won't getrl  fooled again. Visits to hospitals ;i  may now be burdensome but; ;  necessary. i  CAPRICORN (Dec 22 ��� Jan 19) '.  A spontaneous gathering of <  friends and acquaintances exhila- '  rates you and is typical of future i  trends. Adjustments have now i  to be made to insurance policies >  and other long-term financial-'  arrangements shared with others.  AQUARIUS (Jan 20 - Feb 18)  For many of you. prestige !  and popularity increases as a new r  peak of achievement is reached, i  Enjoy basking in the fame and 1  glory you've earned. However, *.  further opportunities exist for'  those who didn't quite make it. >  Better luck next time. j  PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20) t  You now have a strong urge to >,  learn about deeper subjects, t  long-distance travel, religion ���  or philosophy. Your mind is ;  hungry for enlightenment. Book- .  shop browsing is both stimulating ,  and utlimatcly expensive.  New fitness services  GIBSONS: Lunch Hour Exercises: By popular demand these  classes have been extended from  1 hour to 2 hours, but leave  whenever is convenient for you.  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  12:00-2:00 Continuing Education  Building (except Thurs. in Gibsons School Annex) Pre-hiking  fitness. Hikes, and jogging, with  Barb Laakso.  Wednesdays 12:00- 1:30 p.m.  Continuing Education Building.  "Eurhythmies" - creative movement to music with Ronnie Dunn.  SECHELT: Lunch Hour Exercises: Tuesday and Friday 12:00 -  1:00 p.m. St. Hilda's Church  Hall, "Eurhythmies" - creative  movement to music with Ronnie  Dunn.  Yoga:      With   Evans   Hermon:  Wednesdays   at   1:00  p.m.   in  Wilson   Creek.   Mondays   from  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  INCLUDES GIBSONS. PORT MELLON  &MCNAB CREEK  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  Flight  no.  101  103  105  Departs  sechelt  7:4 5 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  3:15   p.m.  Flight  No.  102 **���  104 of  106  Departs  Van. Hbr.  8:30a.m.  12:30  p.m.  4:00 p.m.  SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  103  105  11:45 a.m.  3:15   pm.  104 mf  106  12:30 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  PENDER HARBOUR  INCLUDESTHORMANBY& NELSON ISLANDS.  EGMONT. RUBY AND SAKINAW LAKES  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  Flight  No.  501  503  Departs  Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  1:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  502  504  Departs  Pen. Hbr.  11:15 a.m.  2:45 p.m.  SUNDAYS & HOLIDA YS  503  1:15 p.m.  502  504  11:15 a.m.  2:45 p.m.  LEGEND  ��� Connects with Sechelt 8 Jervis  t   Connects with Pender Harbour  ��� Connects with Powell River  ��  Connects with Vancouver Harbour  ��� Connects with Nanaimo  a Connects with Sechelt Inlet only  POWELL RIVER  WITH CONNECTIONS TO VANCOUVER  HARBOUR. VANCOUVER AIRPORT & NANAIMO  DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS �� HOLIDAYS  POWEU aiV��  SECHELT  VANCOUVER AIIPOftT  9:40 a.m. A  902   ���' #    D 11:00 a.m.  1:40 p.m. A  904   �� #   D     2:30 p.m.  fit. No.  601  9:15a.m.    D 901  A 11:25 a.m. 603  1:15 p.m. - D  grj3  A      2:55P-m. 605  D 7:45 a.m. -  8:45 a.m. A -  D 11:45 a.m. -  12:45 p.m. A-  D 3:15 pm. -  4:15 p.m.    A ���  Fit. No.  A    8:00 a.m.  8:30a.m.    D**602  A 12:00 noon  ���12:30 p.m.    Dot 604  A    3:30 p.m.  4:00 pm  D        606  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  POWELL RIVE*  Fit   No.  SECHELT  Fit. No.  VANCOUVER AIRPORT  Fit. No.  1:40 p.m.    A  904 ��# D   2:30 p.m.  603     D   11:45 a.m.  ��� 1:15 p.m.    D 903    12:45 p.m.   A  -*- A      2:55D.m. 605     D      3:15o.m.  4:15 p.rri.    A  A   12:00 noon  12:30 p.m.    D#$604  A    3:30 p.m.  4:00 p.m.   D    606  D-DEPART  A-ARRIVE  CAR RENTALS  CAR RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE  AT ALL SCHEDULED TERMINALS.  ASK YOUR AGENT FOR PARTICULARS  CHARTER SERVICE  TYEE FLIESANYWHERE  IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  For further in forma tion  Please contact your Local Office  SECHELT INLET  INCLUDES NARROWS AND SALMON INLETS  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  Flight  No.  NANAIMO  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  Flight  No.  201  203  205  Departs  Sechelt  7:45 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  202 #*���  204 D*��  206  Departs  Nanaimo  TERMINAL  LOCATIONS  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  FT. CARRALL JST., GASTOWN  8:45  a.m.  12:45 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  203  205  11:45 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  204 **<  206  12:45 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  VANCOUVER AIRPORT  WEST COAST AIR SEAPLANE DOCK  NANAIMO  AIR WEST AIRLINES, BEHIND BUS DEPOT  POWELL RIVER  POWELL LAKE SEAPLANE DOCK  SECHELT  PORPOISE BAY  PENDER HARBOUR  TAYLORS GARDEN BAY STORE  301  303  Departs  Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  1:15 p.m.  Flight  No.  302  304  Departs  Sech. Inlet  10:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m.  SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  303  1:15 p.m.  304  2:30 p.m.  JERVIS INLET  INCLUDES HOTHAM SOUND  & AGAMEMNON CHANNEL  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  GTWI LIGHT  GTHKATRFo  886-2827  GIBSONS  Flight  No.'  401  Departs  Sechelt  9:15 a.m.  Flight  No.  402  Departs  Jervis In.  10:30 a.m  SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  MADEIRA PARK  MADEIRA MARINA  403  1:15 p.m.  404  2:30 p.m.  FOR RESERVATIONS  CALL  Sechelt  Vancouver  Nanaimo  Powell River  885-2214  689-8651  753-2041  485-9223  ��� RESERVA TIONS MUST BE MADE  ; AT LEAST TWO HOURS PRIOR TO  . PUBLISHED DEPARTURE TIMES.  CHECK   IN  TIME  TO  BE  20  MINUTES  PRIOR  TO   SCHEDULED  DEPARTURE  TIME  __s*V  ��  S> A  SIDNEY  POITIER  DIM.  COSBY  8:00 p.m.  Wed., Thur.  Fri., Sat.  Nov. 9,10, 11,12.  EXORCIST II  THE HERETIC  ^5? Warning: Many frightening Scenes.  Sun., Mon., Tues. Nov. 13,14, 15. 8:00 p.m.  1:00 - 3:00 at St. Hilda's Church  Hall, Thursday, noon hour Voga ,  at St.  Hilda's  Hall.     Conic  for  1 or 2 hours.  Jogging with Joy: Tuesdays.  Wednesdays and Thursdays, at  4:30 p.m. at Hackett Park - il  not raining! Joy Smith will lead  a 15 minute warm-up before you  run. Get a shot of energy for  the evening.  For Men Only:  Talk about joint use of schools!,,  Come to Chatelech gym on Mon  day nights.,beginning Nov. 14th.  and from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Either  join in (as a volunteer supervisor;  on the basketball, volleyball,  soccer and floor hockey games ot  the Teenagers' Activity nighi,  or spend an hour in the mezzanine doing ealistehcnic workouts, lifting weights, learning  basic gymnastics, and if desired,  learning basic karate or judo.  Then from 9:00 - 10:00 the whole-  gym is available for a game of  whatever sport the majority wish  to play. (There will be a nominal  charge for the use of the gym  during this last hour).  NOTE: In case you're not  too pleased about the total exclusion of the "fairer sex" from  this evenings' activities, should  you wish on the odd occasion to  have some women partake in  a volleyball or basketball game  during the last hour, a word of  invitation to the Aerobic Dance-  class which meets on Mondays  from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in  the music room would surely  entice some ladies to stay and  join you!  YOStfl'S  RESTAURANT I  Special this Week:  Fresh whole  CRAB  in the shell  with garlic  &bean sauce.  $4.25  Cantonese and  Western  Cuisine  Sunnycrest  Shopping Plaza  Gibsons 886-8015   ���  �����������������������  I ISlapstick  Kurt Vonnegut  Dell Publishing  This is the latest of Vonnegut's  novels, part of which was serialized in Playboy Magazine some  time ago, and the whole of which  has just been brought out in  paperback form. It's funny, outrageous, bleakly jovial and kind of  blue, the way all of his other good  novels are, and although this one  shows signs of wear, with crow's  feet around the full stops, receding punch-lines, and varicose  verbs, Vonnegut may be getting  paunchy but he's still capable of  knocking off some of the most  surprising prose ofthe seventies.  He writes in short, simple sentences, as does Richard Brautigan, and his books, mostly, are  short and simple as well. Someone gave me Slaughterhouse  Five to read about seven years  ago; It was great, and extremely  encouraging, so I promptly got  hold of as many of his other  books as well,' and I think I must  have read all of them. Slaughterhouse Five was the best, although  I enjoyed Breakfast of Champions  too, and his other more recent  one, Wampeters, Foma and  Grandfalloons.  Slapstick is the diary of an old  man, the last president of the  United States- Dr. Wilbur Daf-  fodil-11 Swain. He lives in the  bombed-out ruins of the Empire  State Building. After you've  said that much about the book,  the rest of it becomes rather  complicated. The time it takes  place in is the near future, and  there have been, to say the least,  some rather bizarre developments. The Chinese, for example, have learned to miniaturize  themselves and have established  a colony on Mars. Everyone in  the U.S. has succumbed to the  "Green Death", which is caused  by inhaling the miniature Chinese  who are a sort of virus! Those  still alive exist in a feudal state,  ruled over by people like the King  of Michigan, or his arch-enemy,  the Duke of Oklahoma.  President Wilbur, who got himself elected despite the fact he  was a wealthy, ill-favoured  freaky giant, ran on a ticket with  the slogan: "Lonesome No  More". It was his contention  (and VonnegutV as well), that  the main problem confronting all  Americans was that they were  lonely. The old family system  had clearly fallen apart, and to  remedy this, the government  would assign everyone a new  middle name. Thus, everyone  would then have approximately  forty   thousand   new   relatives-  iTED HUME;  i SERVICES I  AUTHORIZED  Esso  !    Home   j  : ;  j Equipment;  ���Dealer   j  S '?'        FURNACES i  s i  ��� HOT WATER HEATERS \  i I < S  ��� %      HUMIDIFIERS \  H !  ���v-,.     \ ���  J CUSTOMIZED \  [ f. WARM AIR i  ! \i HEA TING SYSTEMS j  != i  J ��� CALL J  ! 886-2951  people they could tell their  troubles to, or from whom  they could borrow money, or  just someone to go visit on a  sleepy Sunday afternoon.  Vonnegut writes in such a slick  manner that his short paragraphs almost exist independently of each other. They're full of  jokes, and short one-liners, and  a black humour that always stays  just this side of total cynicism.  He rounds things with repeated  phrases- in Slaughterhouse  Five the phrase was: "And so  it goes". In Slapstick, it's  "Hi ho". He writes: "It is a  thing I often say these days: Hi  ho. It is a kind of senile hiccup.  I have lived too long. Hi ho."  Yet Vonnegut can tear off some  delightful sentences, and his juxtaposition of images is often quite  funny.. In Chapter 28 he writes:  "The way Mother described  Heaven, it sounded like a golf  course in Hawaii, with manicured  fairways and greens running  down to a lukewarm ocean."  In Chapter 40, a widow in  Urbana, Illinois, describes  Heaven differently, having  talked to her husband in the  great beyond. She says he calls  it "The Turkey Farm".  This sort of thing is exactly.  how Vonnegut writes- he takes  the common images of our time  and twists them into comic  absurdity. The characters here,  for example, all have the names  of wealthy American families-  the Mellons, Motts and Rockefellers, and there is a lovely satisfaction in seeing such names  tacked onto a wild string of  demented crazies. Even the presidency is not exempt. (Actually,  there seems to be a minor genre  getting started these days, writing about the president as a  maundering, philandering oaf,  and Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain,  aside from being a physical  freak, has been divorced twice,  committed incest with his twin  sister, and spent.the last forty  years wacked out on "tri-benzo-  Deportamil", a drug used in th<  treatment of "Tourette's Disease  whose sufferers involuntarily  spoke obscenities and made insulting gestures no matter where  they were."  The plot here isn't as thick as  the insanity.   Vonnegut seems to  enjoy himself immensely, making  up outrageous situations, destroying countries, and, indeed,  tampering with anything that  comes' to mind, including the  force of gravity, which is heavier  one day than it is the next. On a  heavy day, everyone has to crawl  around. On a light day, all the  men get erections. But again,  Vonnegut pulls it out of the fire  with the occasional gem-like  reflection. When Wilbur goes to  see the King of Michigan at his  summer palace on Lake Man-  xinkuckee, he reflects: "Aside  from battles, the history of nations seemed to consist of nothing  but powerless old poops like  myself, heavily medicated and  vaguely beloved in the long  ago, coming to kiss the boots of  young psychopaths." Exactly.  All this would be simple frivolity if Vonnegut's madness  weren't so very touching. He  chooses to laugh at the world,  to mess around with all the sacred  images and to joke continually  because the only other alternative is suicide. You have to let  go of your preconceptions when  you read Vonnegutr it's always a  pretty wild ride. Slapstick  is a lot like the joke Wilbur's  twin sister tells him in the middle  of the book. "The joke had to do  with a woman who was wildly  responsive during sexual intercourse. In the joke, the woman  warned a stranger who was  beginning to make love to her:  'Keep your hat on, Buster. We  may wind up miles from here.' "  You'll wind up miles away  reading Slapstick, too. You can  forget your hat. You won't need  it.  ��� CBC Radio  Coast News, November 8,1977.  5.  by Maryanne West  Morningside, Friday will devote the 10:05 -11:00 a.m. second  hour to an Armistice Day special.  Heather Robertson, author of a  new book A Terrible Beauty,  a study of Canadian war artists  will be co-host with Don Harron.  Between Ourselves Saturday  7:05 p.m. presents a portrait of  B.C.'s H. W. (Bert) Herridge  who represented the people of  Kootenay West for almost 30  years in Victoria and Ottawa.  A colourful politician with a renowned sense of humour, who retired in 1968 but remains one of  the most fascinating and enigmatic figures to emerge from  B.C.  Ideas Saturday 9:05 p.m. investigates business and commercial corruption in the developing world and the Canadian  connections, laundered money,  immigration deals, etc.  The Hornby Collection, Saturday 11:05 p.m. has three separate  vignettes - a mini documentary  about treeplanting by Fitch Cady;  a story, "Sammy Joe and the  Moose" by Gwen Pharris Ring-  wood and "The Good Old Days"  music and memories by people in  Vancouver's carnival world prepared by Jurgen Hesse and Don  Mowat.  Wednesday November 9  Mostly Music:  10:20 p.m. Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra,  Stravinsky, Ginastera, Orff.  Nightcap:     11:20 p.m.  Actress-  singer Georgia Brown.  Thursday November 10  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. Bandit and  the Mayor by Arthur Samuels,  Part VI.  Jazz Radio-Canada: 8:30 p.m.  Guido Basso Quintet with Rob  McConnell. Ron Paley Rehearsal  Band.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Roussel,  Mozart.  Nightcap:      11:20  p.m.   Joseph  Heller author of Catch  22  and  Something Happened.  Friday November 11  It Could be a Wonderful World:  2:04 p.m. A project to promote  world understanding successfully  completed by a Grade 8 class in  a small Ontario town.  Country Road:     8:30 p.m.   Bill  Carlisle.  Mostly Music:   10;20 p.m. Music  in Wartime, reminiscences of a  musical life, Arnold Edinborough  Nightcap:        11:20    p.m.    Paul  Brodie, virtuoso saxophonist.  Saturday November 12  Update:   8:30 a.m. Round up of  B.C. happenings.  The House: 9:10 a.m. The week  in Parliament.  Quirks and Quarks: 12:10 a.m.  Science Magazine, host Dr. David  Suzuki.  Opera by Request: 2:05 p.m. The  Woman without a Shadow and  The Love of Danae by Richard  Strauss.  Festival Celebrations: 5:05 p.m.  The Gerry Mulligan New Sextet  with, j the C.B.C. Hamilton Festival Orchestra.  Between Ourselves: 7:05 p.m.  The Squire of Kootenay West,  a portrait of H. W. (Bert) Herridge.  George, the Sechelt maintenance foreman, finds the new.multi-purpose tractor a great help  in his work around the village.  WWWWWIWWWWW  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds at Campbell's Family  Shoes & Leather Goods in downtown Sechelt. It's convenient!  i  The original  PENN KINGS  will be back  on the peninsula  commencing  Dec. 1st.  Book now for  Xmas & New Years.  Also accepting bookings for 1978  Weddings, Banquets, Dances  etc.  Call GRAHAM EDNEY  886-7166 after 6:00 p.m.  Beach  Comber  Motor Inn  HELD OVER  by popular demand  This Week  Direct From  Los Angeles  Exotic Dancer  MISS  POPPY  Our Dining Room is NOW OPEN  Mon. - Sat. 1 p.m. - Midnight  Sunday 10a.m. - 10 p.m.  Ideas: 9:05 p.m. Corruption is  the Norm by Patricia Penn.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. Recent  fiction by Kildare Dobbs. Copenhagen, short story by Joyce  Marshall.  The Hornby  Collection r     11:05  p.m. Treeplanters by Fitch Cady.  Sammy Joe and the Moose by  Gwen   Pharris   Ringwood,   The  Good Old Days by Jurgen Hesse.  Sunday November 13  CBC   Stage:       1:05   p.m.   The  Jumper of Beaucanton by Claude  Roussin translated and adapted  by Maurice Gagnon.  Special Occasion: 4:05 p.m. Jazz  concert by pianist Keith Jarrett.  Symphony Hall:  7:05 p.m. Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Donis  Brott, cello, Hutu, Elgar..  Concern:     9:05 p.m.     From  a  Montreal symposium  on  family  law.  Monday November 14  Gold Rush:   8:30 p.m. Gallagher  and Lyle in concert.   Preview of  Jerry Doucet album.  Mostly Music:    10:20 p.m. The  Best of Salzburg, London Symphony Orchestra, Rachmaninoff.  Nightcap:    11:20 p.m. Interview  with feminist film maker Agnes  Varda.  Tuesday November 15  Touch the Earth: 8:30 p.m. A  musical documentary on a folksy  newspaper which circulated in  the North around the turn of  the century.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. National Arts Centre Orchestra.  Nightcap:     11:20 p.m. Oriental  carpets, their history and meaning.  CBC-FM 105.7  Ideas: 8:04 p.m. Wednesday -  TV a Surrogate World; Thursday -  Five Faces of Communism, Face  to Face, who's going to blink  first, U.S. or USSR? Friday -  lecture series: Monday - The  Skull and the Rose, Professor  John Bruckman on the Middle  Ages; Tuesday - New Archeology  arid Ancient Settlers in North  America.  Radio International: Friday 8:04  p.m.  Armistice  Day special  on  British   poet   Edward   Thomas  1878-1917.  CBC Monday Evening: 9:04  p.m. Part I. The Dark Lady of  the Sonnets by G. B. Shaw.  Part II pianist Julie Holtzman in  recital, Mozart, Beethoven,  Faure. Part III. The Heart of  Darkness by Joseph Conrad read  by John Neville.  Best Seat in the House: Tuesday  9:04 p.m. Part I. Tristan's Gift,  a play by Menzies McKillop.  Part II. Two pieces for double  choir sung by Festival Singers.  Odyssey: Sunday, 10:05 p.m.  Study of Parapsychology.  Have some  news ?  The Coast News welcomes  social, church and entertainment news for clubs,  lodges, hospital groups and  service clubs.  Remember the deadline for  press releases and classifieds  is SATURDAY NOON. Mail  items or drop them off. P.O.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO.  ]  ��W^  886-9414  r<  J  BATHROOMS  PLUS  (Boutique)  PRE CHRISTMAS SALE  BATH MATS  "Velvet Cord"  reg. $16.95  SALE $10.99  FIELDCREST TOWELS  "Allure"  Bath - reg. $9.95 SALE $6.95  Hand - reg. $6.95 SALE $4.95  Wash - reg. $2.85 SALE $1.99  Other in-store Specials  Christmas Gift Suggestions  Browsers welcome!  TANK SETS  Reg. $17.95  SALE $12.95  Your Shell Agent brings warmth  wherever he goes  today, before winter  comes, call your Shell  Agent. He can help  keep your home comfortable-no matter  how much it snows  and blows outdoors.  Ian Harding  He delivers���  right on schedule  Get ready for winter by calling your Shell Agent  now. Make arrangements with him to have your  heating oil delivered automatically.  He'll make sure it is-all winter long-because  he's an expert. He takes daily temperatures into  account, measures the effect of cold snaps and  looks at your past fuel consumption record. So your  heating oil is delivered-right on schedule, your  furnace doesn't run short and your home stays  comfortable right through the whole winter.  Call him today. You'll warm up to your Shell  Agent. Fast.  R. HARDING &SON LTD.  BOX 338  GIBSONS, B.C.  886-2133  Depend on him for warmth this winter 6.  Coast News, Novembers, 1977.  ALL SPORTS  Marine  Inc.  886-9303  CURLING BROOMS  reg. $12.95 & $13.95  SALE PRICE  $8.95  CURLING SHOES  reg. $28.95  SPECIAL  $20 oo  Harmony Hall happenings  Freethinkers Pulpit  by Jim Holt  The Tea is gone, the Bazaar  is over, and we are sitting on a  Four Leaf Clover. Maybe that  sounds like Irish poetry but the  Tea and Bazaar were such a  resounding success that I can't  help but bust out into something  different. Great credit is due  to all who took part in it. I am  sorry 1 can't put all the names  in, as it would be as long as my  arm, but all I can say is thanks  a million for all the workers who  took part and also our many  friends who donated so wonderfully to make it such a success.  Special thanks go to the ladies  who handled the tables, also  those who waited on tables and  worked in the kitchen, to John  Holloway, Eiver Jorgensen and  Karl Fraser who looked after  the plants. You all did a wonder  ful job and please accept my  heartfelt thanks.  It is with a heavy heart that  1 have to report that Flo Chaster  has lost her sister. Our sincere  condolences go out to Flo and her  family in this, their time of  sorrow. If her sister was anything like Flo she will be greatly  missed as Flo is one of our most  energetic members.  The next thing on our agenda  is the nomination and election  of officers for 1978 which will be  over by the time you read this,  and I am asking you to give your  full support to your new executive, and make Harmony Branch  #38 a branch to be proud of.  Your executive needs your help  as it is a job which cannot be  done alone. It takes co-operation  on everybody's part and as I  have  said  before,   a  branch   is  RBPBoohsrore  MAGOOK  Canada's new  magazine-book  for children  Next to Sears  886-7744  Adults and children  will enjoy reading  MAGOOK together.  It's chock-full of  goodies...  In Gibsons Harbour  LUCKY  DOLLAR  Ken's  Lucky  Prices Effective:  Thur., Sat., Sun.  Nov. 10, 12, 13.  Dollar  886-2257  fc6tf��afa& A  * fStxU ac  BuotyetFhim-  We will be closed on November 11 th  - in honour of our fallen comrades.  '   Whole Smoked  Pork Picnic  Hams  75* ib  Breakfast  Sausage  99* >b.  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DOLLAR  FOODS  only as good as its membership wants it to be. So be sure  and do your part to make Harmony #38 number One on the  Sunshine Coast.  I have received a letter. from  the Royal Canadian Legion  Branch #109 for a representation  ofthe O.A.P. to attend the November 11th Remembrance Day.  This I have acknowledged and I  hope to get someone to go with  me as representatives from the  branch. Anyone wishing to  attend is welcome to do so, so  let us have a good representation  from Harmony #38.  I don't know how much longer  I will be writing this column as  I have stated previously, that I  want to take a rest, but I will  continue to write it until my term  as your president expires, after  that I don't know for sure if  someone else wishes to take it  over, as this is a good way of  communicating with all branch  members and let them know what  is going on. 1 got an early start  on this report, it is only 8:00 a.m.  but 1 want to get some of it done  before I go over to the hall to  get ready for tonight's Bingo  as that will take quite a bit of  time. Thursday is always a  busy day for me, getting things  prepared for the social evening.  I was glad to see Helen Strange  and Leo Daoust up and around  again. Welcome back, folks. It  is good to see you again after  your illness. Hope you are both  on the way to a speedy recovery.  I am pleased to say that our  treasurer Irene Bushfield is back  from Calgary. As you know, I  reported in my last issue, that  Irene and Louise Barnes were  going there for a few days, and  I am sure that Calgary will never  get back to normal for a long time  to come. Irene said they had a  wonderful time, beautiful weather until they were coming back  through Manning Park and it  started snowing, so Irene trod a  little heavier on the gas and made  it O.K. Glad to see you back  Irene. Ed and Molly Connor are  away to California on business  so we will be short of Ed tonight  but we will struggle through I  hope.  By the way our $100.00 jackpot winner last week was Mrs.  Hilton of Gibsons. How did you  make out in the big storm we had  the other day? The wind was  really blowing down here arid, the-i  waves were sure rolling in ovr  the beach, it was no place for  a sailor like me to be out in a  GIBSONS  GirlS  Guys  <^0%OFF^>  Custom Perms  during November  Hair Styling  for He and She  and Baby makes  three  Try us - We care  Ear Piercing  Appointments not  always necessary.  Lower Gibsons  886-2120  AN ARMISTICE DAY STORY  by Andy Randall  This wee homily should have  been given in a church but it  might just be that given in print  of this newspaper it will reach a  crowd that no local church could  accommodate. So here goes  with a Remembrance Day story  that I hope you will always remember, as I from personal  experience can never forget.  Let me set the stage, the backdrop, the locale. Winters in  Poland and Russia are no milder  than the worst winters in Canada.  December 1944 until March 1945  small open boat, I don't think I  would feel safe on one of our  ferries in that kind of storm.  However, I never heard any reports of much damage to anything here. I guess we must live  right here on the Sunshine Coast.  I see a dusting of snow on the  mountains so winter cannot be  very far away. We have all  gone through quite a few winters  however, and I don't suppose  this one will make much difference. Well, I guess I have to  go as Kay has some shopping  to do and as I am the only chauffeur in our family I guess I will  have to go along.  Well here 1 am back again.  Our Bingo was a real success  as we had more people playing  and to make it more interesting  the lady who won the $100.00  jackpot, I am sorry I just can't  recall her name, but however,  she looked after me really well  while I was in St. Mary's Hospital, and I was certainly pleased  to see her win. So congratulations, I hope you come back  again.  Did you see Helen Raby's  picture in the Coast News in her  Halloween get-up for the Bazaar?  I wonder if she went out on Halloween trick or treating? What  got me was the startled look on  the ladies face whom she was  serving tea. Also Lil Perry was  concentrating on something and  looked very serious in the picture. However, everything went  off fine and we have no qualms  about the outcome.  Thanks to Dick (when do we  eat?) Oliver for helping out at  the Bingo last week. You did a  first class job. Dick, and 1 appreciate it. as it got me out of quite  a bind. What with Ed being  away and Leo not showing up.  you jumped in at the right time.  Thanks a million Dick. I hope I  will be able to return the favour  some time. Thanks also to Helen  Raby for helping Kay Lyle out  in the kitchen.  We had a little trouble with  condensation coming down from  the ceiling but it didn't seem to  bother the players very much and  I think everybody went home  happy, especially the winners.  Well I guess this is all the news  for the present. Don't forget the  carpet bowling on Wednesday, .  November 9th at 1:00 p.m..  Thursday night bingo at 8:00  p.m. November 10th and Branch  bingo and social hour on Monday  November 21st at 2:00 p.m.  In closing I apologize for not j  getting a column in last week's  edition but 1 was kept pretty  busy all week and didn't get  the time to write. Trusting you  will forgive me for being so  tardy, but it was one of those  things that crop up once in a  while over which we have no  control. So until the next time  I hope these few lines find you  all enjoying good health. I wish  I could say the same for myself  as I have not been feeling up to  par lately, but as the saying  goes. "Only the good die young"  and I hope I have a long way to  go yet in helping out people less  fortunate than myself. So until  next time, 1 will close now by  saying, "Adios Amigos."  was possibly the norst of those  five years spent by hundreds of  thousands of Allied P.O.W's  who at that time marched in  what has been called The Death  March. The Germans harassed  by the oncoming Russian army  drove prisoners from many parts  of Poland in sheer desperation.  We and they would not stop until  a reasonably safe refuge was  reached in the heart of Germany.  Many, so many, never saw Germany, for both prisoners and  German soldiers slept their last  sleep in snowdrifts by the road  we stumbled along like Napo-  ' leon 's great army of retreat.  Some of us had no intention  of going into Germany and so  singly, in pairs, or groups, men  escaped, or tried to, simply by  finding their way in to the Russian lines of advance. For myself I preferred the solo effort,  because this had proved most  effective on my other escape  ' attempts.  So my adventures, if they  could be called that, took me in  zig-zag directions from the Baltic  coastline of Poland, through  Upper Silesia and into the great  wheat belt of White Russia,  the Ukraine. Finally I got to the  Black Sea port of Odessa, but  my itinery was halted by a week's  stay in a baseline Russian Army  hospital. A suckling pig had  been eaten almost as is, meaning  a minimum of scorching to  prartially-cook it, by three starving Jugo-Slav officers and myself. Already starving when I  made it into the hospital the  front-line female-soldier nurses  (Soviets) cured my dysentry with  another week of starvation!  The hospital, besides treating  wounded Russians, had a large  number of escaped P.O.W's  filling that long narrow nursing  ward with their wounds, and  various ailments brought on by  degrees of collapse.  On the day of my release from  that hospital the extremely considerate young doctor drew me  aside, and some others who  were leaving also that day.  and asked us to do him a special  favour. He spoke in German.  Here it is in English: "I want to  ask you if you will come with me  to visit a comrade who is in a  room by himself, and when you  see him, please do not look or  act shocked. He is a very brave  young man and I want you to  cheer him up. Tell him there is  hope for him that he will go home  some day, but that he will have to  wait until we can make him well  enough to travel.''  The doctor looked searchingly  into our faces and continued,  "You see, he can not go with  you today because he has gangrene in his hands and feet, nor  will he walk out of here, if at all  he goes he will have to be carried  to an airplane. Now here he is  in this room, please, act like  soldiers and not women for. his  sake. Will you?" We nodded.  As soon as that door was  opened the sweetish sourish  odour of gangrene hit us. It was  well we had been prepared by  the kind doctor.    A happy grin  shone on the young lad's face who  welcomed us from his simple  hospital cot. Both hands swathed  in bandages; both feet stuck out  at the bottom of the bed. Better  I should say, what had been  hands, and what had been feet.  I, the oldest of the group to  visit him had been chosen by the  others to make conversation.  After a few soldierly greetings  between us mostly in mock  banter, he made it easy for us  by giving us a rundown of his  hospital history.  "First the doctor took off  both big toes, then he had to  come back for the thumbs, but the  gangrene couldn't be stopped so  he just had to keep operating.  He's a good doctor. Don't you  think so, lads?" He seemed  more concerned that we give  the doctor a good report than  about his own condition. And  his voice rang with optimism  and cheer. I just couldn't believe it. Here was a lad, not  much over twenty, and he was  putting on a damned good show  of cheering us up. This I think  shook me up more than anything  after we left him. But back to  his story as I gleaned it from  him.  "You were all on that march  in all that cold and snow?" We  nodded dumbly to his query.  "Well my pal and I came across  one of our lads whimpering in  a deep snowdrift one of those  dark nights. This lad was suffering from frostbite, so I tried and  tried to rub the frostbite out  with that frozen snow. Worked  on him for hours, it must have  been. So I finally landed here  with frozen feet and hands myself."  No explanation how he got to  the hospital, how he must have  suffered, and I'll bet without a  whimper, all those weeks of  tortuous stumbling with feet  that were not really feet and  hands that were blobs of frozen  flesh.  We took his home address  and gave it to a wounded American air-officer who was flying  home that day. And said our  goodbyes the best way we could.  Believe me it was hard to say  goodbye to him, for the doctor  had told us that next day an  operation would leave the lad  with leg stumps, and stumps  where hands had been. "And  I do not know for sure if that  wi'.l stop the gangrene's progress." the doctor said sadly.  We left feeling like criminals.  Here we were hale and hearty,  albeit hungry, because we had  looked after Number One. Ourselves. While there in that room  lay a brave lad who'd taken time  off on that hellish march of 1945  to give what help he could to  another soldier. That my friends  is what sacrifice is all about.  Like it says in John's Gospel:  "Greater love hath no man than  this that a man lay down his  life for his friends.''  We who call ourselves Christians, either in or out of churches,  would we be prepared to do as  much? Or, does it mean anything to us at all?  New Horizons  by Tom Walton  At the meeting of October 17th,  the montly birthday cake was  provided by Mrs. Edith Fraser  for all those who had passed  another milestone since our  last meeting in the Spring; particularly for Mr. Dick Atkinson  on reaching his 90th birthday.  Glad to see you back Dick with  your revitalized eyes eager to  chalk up that lucky 29 score at  the Crib table. Mrs. Elinor Reese  was presented with a small gift  as a token of our appreciation  for all she has done for the New  V'nxittp  Jfoo&s  DELI  and  HEALTH FOODS  We are not a  Supermarket but  our Health Food  prices are the  BEST IN TOWN!  Gibsons  ^coasr Ti-q^  886-7215  GRITEMALB  ! The first customer to unscramble this  message gets one FREE  ALSO  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  SMILE WITH  WILLIAMS  fPHOTO FINISHING]  886-2936  .Gibsons Harbour  Co/ttp/e/e  drv tiEnmnc  seruke  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS _____  With 2 locations to serve you best  WHARF ROAD       1521 GOWER PT. RD.  SECHELT GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554 886-2200  FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER  10% OFF  ORDERS OF SIX ITEMS OR MORE!  Horizons group. We will certainly miss her when she takes off,  but we know she will meet a new  family of friends wherever she  goes.  On October 24th the meeting  opened with slides showing the  collapse of the Second Narrows  Bridge about 1956 taken by Mr.  Jack James. These were followed  by scenes from the Rogers Pass:  Lake Louise; Johnsons Canyon  and the Banff-Jasper Highway  taken by Tom Walton. The  following evening we had our  Bingo game made possible by the  Elphinstone Recreation Association. The proceeds go towards  continuing our service to the  seniors in this area. Our special  thanks to Mr. Chuck Barnes;  Dave Marshall; and Bill Grose  who took charge of the floor  operations, and to Mrs. Lil  Flumerfelt and Mrs. Hazel  Skytes for their valuable guidance  with the refreshments. Among  the winners were Mrs. Peg  Marshall and our treasurer Mr.  Harry Gregory. Congratulations!  Come cry  with me  If you have questions about life  in general or sex in particular,  write  Ann   Napier,   C/O   Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons.  Dear Ann:  I'm a young married woman  and my husband and 1 are financially comfortable. After being  out of sorts with each other off  and on the first two years, we  are now on a good plateau in our  marriage. During the "rocky"  period I had an affair with a  musician. It was exciting at the  time but soon faded. My question  is shall I tell my husband and  ruin the space we're now in?  Torn  Dear Torn:  If you didn't tell him then,  why tell him now? It's in the past  and 1 can't see what can be  gained by true confessions, but  to relieve your guilty feelings  and lay the misery on your  partner. 1 think it best to forget  it. Make it up to him with little  attentions and think how you'd  feel later - before you act so  rashly again. The past is gone  forever. The future is yet to  come. The only reality is now.  Make it good.  Dear Ann:  I have this attractive friend of  whom I am very fond. Lately  her conversation is so concerned  with her boy friend's ideas and  opinions such as "Bill says this is.  so" "Bill says do it this way and  ithat way" and "Bill says on and  on." How can I tell her I like  her opinions and ideas?  Disgruntled  Dear Disgruntled:  That's a familiar attitude of  the insecure person. They feel  what they have to say does not  have as much impact as quoting  their partner. Many married  women do this - what the husband  says is quoted, what system he  uses is the best. It reflects lack  of confidence and a "kiss-up"  attitude. Women's Lib would  frown on this. There7s little you  can do. She would hate criticism  so grin and bear it. She may  get tired of being an echo.  Winner  A Gibsons student was among  the scholarship winners announced at ihe convocation ceremonies  of the Certified General Accountants' Association ot* B.C. held in  Vancouver on Saturday. October  22nd.  R. Bruce Cranston of Marlene  Road was awarded a $200 Public  Practice scholarship by the association as the student achieving  the highest examination mark in  Auditing.  Mr. Cranston is employed by  Canadian Forest Products in  Port Mellon.  The association gives Public  Practice Awards each year to  students who obtain the highest  examination mark in Taxation  and Auditing.  CGA certification requires five  years of study. There are 2.550  students enrolled in this program  in B.C.  The convocation ceremonies  marked graduation for 117  students.  Halloween was very much in  evidence on October 31st when  Mrs. Bessie Rowberry brought  the traditional pumpkin, table  covers and jelly beans. The local  school students had the walls  decorated for their evening  celebration which gave the  spooky atmosphere it required.  The challenge to provide the  last line for the recent Limerick  brought no entries. Have we  no poets to claim the title of  Poet Lauratc of the Elphinstone  New Horizons? We regret that  Bessie Clark and Grace Cummings arc on the sick list. We  wish them a speedy recovery.  Do not let the renovations at  the community hall deter you  from attending. We all look  forward to the day when the  "last spike" is driven and things  get back to normal.  DOGWOOD  Breakfast Suggestion:  WILSON SPECIAL  $2.50  Ham, Eggs and Tomatoes  STACKED  ��� Breakfast Anytime  ��� Lunches & Dinners  ��� 886-2888 Lower Gibsons Coast News, November 8,1977.  Licence loss protest  The recurring issue of the utilization of the old Pazco Fibreglass  building in Gibsons was up before  the village council again at its  regular meeting held on Tuesday,  November 6th. A few months ago  Mark Ranniger arid Lawrence  Jones were given permission to  utilize the premises for a boat  repair business and Larry Girard  zoning regulations? "inquired the  alderman.  Alderman Ted Hume seemed  the most adamantly opposed to  the endeavours at the old fibre-  glass place. "The permit was  issued on a pro-tem basis. It  hasn't worked out," he said.  Local man, Jack Warne, speaking on behalf of the petitioners,  *JL  Larry Girard and Dave Kydd are shown at work  in the old Pazco fibreglassing building.  and sculptor Dave Kydd were  given permission to make use of  the other part of the building to  make Girard's Gibsons All-Night-  er stoves. At the time council  said that they were anxious to allow owner of the building, Brian  Pazdzerski, opportunity to realize  some revenue from his property.  Kydd and Girard agreed with  council subsequently that they  would take steps to soundproof  their workshop so that noise of  their grinding of metal would riot  disturb the neighbours. Accordingly they gyp-rocked the  walls in several layers for soundproofing and fire protection.  Last week" council lifted the-  business licences of " the two  businesses because of public  complaints they claim to have  received. So far the Coast News  has only been able to locate two  sources of complaint and one of  those concerns the use of the lane  leading to the building by a half-  ton truck.  In response to the petitions  against the loss of the business  licences. Alderman Metzler  said "We couldn't rezone it to  Marine as we had wished because  the property wasn't larger enough." Girard pointed out that  there are virtually no businesses  anywhere on the Sunshine Coast  which have 20 thousand square  feet of space, as the council apparently was requiring in this  case.  Alderman Metcalfe said that  the council was in favour of creating local employment and hoped  to see the area rezoned either for  marine or other zoning. "We  gave a permit for the boat repair works and then expanded it  tq include the Gibsons All-  Nighter Stoves, but we haye had  public complaints against the  rezoning. How can we in our  hearts justify putting aside  our  said, "Laws are made for people.  Non-conforming use is common  throughout the Sunshine Coast."  Mayor Larry Labonte said that  the zoning for the property had  somehow been lost but pointed  out that the building had been  used for commercial purposes for  the past twenty-eight years. The  impasse at Tuesday night's  meeting was broken by Alderman  Metzler's suggestion that a  thirty-day extension should be  allowed so that the situation  could be looked at again..  In other council businesses, it  was learned that the application of Wendy-Lou Milner to be  allowed to operate a crafts store  in the little building dn the west  side of School Road directly behind Simpson Sears had been  turned down. The explanation  given by council was the area in  some months time was scheduled  to be 'upgraded for a parking lot'.  Council did seem to look with  favour, however, upon a request  from Suncoast Dispatchers to  be allowed to use the Dogwood  Cafe as a late-night waiting-  room facility and asked the  manager, Neil McLardy to submit  a request in writing.  Meetings  May we remind readers of  the Coast News of the all-candidates meetings which are definitely scheduled for this week.  Tuesday, November 8th, the  Sechelt Teachers' Association  will host a meeting of all school  board candidates in the school  cafeteria at Elphinstone at 7:30  p.m. On Wednesday, November  9th, the Gibsons and District  Chamber of Commerce hosts a  meeting of all the candidates  running for seats in the Gibsons  Village Council. This meeting  will be held at the Legion Hall  in Gibsons at 7:30 p.m.  A_9Bfc      REAL ESTATE  ��  INSURANCE  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  Box 238  1589 Marine Drive  Gibsons,  9S  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-;  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  * Guestrooms (Breakfast Included)  ��� Dining Room    886-9033     SnnieA&berg  Black Eyes plan  stirs local interest  In the November 1st issue of the Coast News it was reported  that Alec Hamilton, captain of the Black Eyes had expressed  an interest in building the Black Eyes II somewhere in the  Gibsons area.  The idea has fired up considerable interest in the community  amongst locals with an eye for the future.  One idea which has been circulating in the past week is that  since the marina has been shelved, the municipality has  holdings in Gibsons Bay which will lie dormant, possibly for  several years. Why not put the land to use in what could be  a major attraction for the area as well as providing employment  for some twenty people?  An area which seems to fit the bill is the land adjacent to  the boat launching ramp at Prowse Road. Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4  are on the waterfront, with lots 44 and 45 directly behind.  This would be an ideal spot and it is hoped that the municipality  will give some thought to the idea of leasing it to Black Eyes  Ltd.  A meeting will be held at the Gibsons Legion on November  18th and 19th where the public will have a chance to familiarize  themselves with the project.  Buffet lunch  Want a change of atmosphere?  Come and join us, the Gibsons  Hospital Auxiliary ladies, at the  United Church Hall on November  18th from   11:30 until  2:00  Hall  * Continued    from    Page    One  munity began with the leasing of  a summer cottage for three  months annually from 1963 to  1969. The Halls purchased their  present property in West Sechelt  in 1969 and took up permanent  residency in 1973.  "Since moving to Sechelt,"  says Hall, "my goal has been to  enter the develop-design-con-  struct field and to use my remaining energy to bolster labour-intensive secondary industry for the  Sunshine Coast." He feels that  these efforts have been seriously hampered by a cash shortage  and by government red tape but  says that he is slowly converting  his Vancouver interests to the  Sechelt area, "our final resting  place". "Commencing in January, 1978", says Hall, "my business time and interests will  majorically be on the Sunshine  Coast."  On local government, Hall says  that he would see the Community  Plans as a guide of the people's  wishes - not as a law to control  their wishes and ambitions; he  would preserve and enhance the  simplicity of our surroundings by  a controlled growth programme;  he would pressure Victoria to give  this area the necessary service assistance to create employment.  Hall   goes  on   record,   also,   as  mmmmmmmtmrnamm  p.m. for our annual Aloha Buffet.  We just know you won't be  disappointed with a menu like  sweet and sour sausages with  rice, baked salmon, home-made  pies, tea, coffee, etc. all for only  $3.50 per person.  being in favour of preserving the  identity of the Municipal Government in Sechelt and against  Regional amalgamation.  GIBSON:  FISH  MARKET  886-7888  COME IN AND WARM  THE COCKLES OF YOUR  HEART WITH OUR  DELICIOUS HOME-MADE  FISH CHOWDER.  ALSO  Our Homemade  Style Fish & Chips  MM*  The G.H.B.A. will be sponsoring a  contest for the Best Decorated house  this Christmas. First prize is $50.00.  The borders will be from the Langdale  Ferry Terminal to Seaview Cemetery.  To enter, or for more information,  call 886-7241 or 886-9737.  WP  mm  m  ^.Px  The advertisers on these pages  are members of:  GIBSONS HARBOUR  BUSINESS ASSOCIATION  The chilly weather is coming - be warm  outside with out cozy scarfs and lined  gloves.  See our display of  ACTON and JUST Jeans,  I Mll.l>  FLOWERS ev WIRE SF.tW��;f  Helen9s Fashion Shoppe  Gibsons  886-9941  Sechelt  885-9222  Trainor  ��� Continued    from    Page    One  ties to organize many community  type activities and also had a  depth of experience in the preparation of financial reports in  his role of Finance Officer in the  Directorate of Financial Management.  At the present time he is the  treasurer of the Navy League and  a member of the Royal Canadian  Legion, Branch 109. He is also  the treasurer of Ian Morrow and  Co. Ltd., a company of marine  consultants.  On local issues of the moment,  Trainor says that he is for the  retention by the village of Gibsons of their own water system.  ' 'I_ believe in co-operation in all  ways. Water can flow north and  south but to relinquish control  is simply not necessary," he says.  Trainor also feels that the proposed new marina for Gibsons  Harbour whose imminence was  recently postponed should not  be "put on the back burner"  but should be pursued. He feels  that the future of the area should  be one of normal growth rather  than mushroom growth.  Trainor expresses strong interest in old age pensioners  and in young people and particularly stresses the desirability  of a "youth and activity" centre.  Generally he stresses the need for  a close relationship between  local government and the people  and says that during his years  of employment with the Napean  township he enjoyed the closest  co-operation with the community.  mwm  ���&  f Crafts & Hobbies  toys  *ao<>  ��� GAMES *  i^S       886-2811  Seaside Plaza, Gibsons  HDP Boohstorc  NEW BOOKS !N: Np*t to Sears Gibsons h  Lillooet Stores - Provincial Archives of B.C.  886-7744  $1.75  A Man to Remember  - Grace Mclnnis  Lord of the Rings - Tolkien  Digest Size  The Hobbit-Tolkien     S2.95  Spit Delaneys Island - $3.95  Our Land - Paul St. Pierre -  $35.00  British Columbia - A History  M. Ormbsby  Homesteader - S5.95  Birds of British Columbia  HARVEST  Prices Effective: Wed., Thur., Sat.  November 9,10,  12.  v..  Orange Juice <4Vfe  63*  48fl.oz  Rise N Shine  Orange Crystals  24 oz.Tin  Co-op Fancy  ��1.39  Assorted Peas  14fl.oz.  Bum's Roy All  2/69*  Luncheon Meat  12oz.  75*  Carnation  Evaporated Milk  2/79*  Co-op Ready Cut  Macaroni  2 lb.  Pinesol  69'  Liquid Cleaner  795 ml. $1.59  Co-op Stuffed  Manzanilla Olives  12fl.oz.  16fl.oz  Kraft  Cheese Slices  Single Thins 2 lb.  *3.29  Ganong's  Jumbo Jellies  1 lb. Pkg.  Co-op Long  Spaghetti  2 ib. 59*  Kellogg's   Cereal  Special K  Cereal  425g      M.19  Peak Frean  Cookies  55*  7oz. Ass't Pkgs.  Co-op  Dog Food  4/89*  We reserve the right to limit quantities.  co-op) has more to offer...  886-2522 GIBSONS, B.C.  I 8.  Coast News, November 8,1977.  Soccer  These are the Gales  ^miMQ^xx^.  *r����^  A loose ball is pursued in a recent rugby game between Howe Sound High School and  Chatelech Secondary. Howe Sound won the close game by a score of 10-9.  Strikes  spares  by Bud Mulcaster  Two weeks ago the Classic  League was asleep as far as 300  games were concerned with none  rolled. But as I always say,  skill will tell in the long run and  last week the alarm rang and we  had six 300's rolled. Freeman  Reynolds was tops with a 367 hi  single and 1118 for four and Gwen  Edmonds right behind with a 341  single and 1115 for a four game  total. Henry Hinz rolled a 351  game, Bonnie  McConnell a 326  WALLY WALLY  DING DONG  Alias "Wally Wonderful"  Alias "Thehiunky"  FOR ONCE WALLY  ���   YOU WERE RIGHT!  game, Larry Braun a 320 game  and Ken Skytte a 310 game.  Renewed my faith in the Classic  League.  Freeman also squeaked a 307  single in the Ball & Chain league  and Ken Skytte finished the week  in the Legion League with a nice  336 single. Nora Solinsky was  tops in the Coffee League with a  718, triple and lucky Bruce  Gamble had a 715 triple in the  Phunstastique League and took  three pots. The first pot by one  pin and the third pot by 2 pins.  A pot for the uninitiated is  money!  Good games in all leagues.  Highest Games: Classic: Bonnie  McConnell 326-957, Ken Skytte  310-965, Henry Hinz 351-990,  Larry Braun 320-1067, Gwen  Edmonds 341-1115, Freeman  Reynolds 367-1118. Tuesday  Coffee: Lesley Bailey 281-633,  Sandy Lemky 263-691, Nora  Solinsky 268-718. Swingers:  Celia Nuotio 22.6-512, Alice  Smith 206-531. Jean Wyngaert  212-592, Art Smith 261-655, Hugh  Inglis 281-689. Gibsons 'A':  Pam Spence 298-647, Mary Braun  250-663. Paddy Richardson 283-  703, Harold Allen 235-637.  Wednesday Coffee: Darlene  Maxfield 267-638, June Frandsen  267-640. Carole Skytte 269-656.  Ball & Chain: Barb Williams  218-586, Gary Tourigny 288-691,  Glen Williams 241-698, Ken  Skytte   245-705,   Freeman   Rey-  BY BARNIBUS & CO.  ? Rugby or Soccer?  The Elphinstone Wanderers  defeated a chippy Sud American  team 2-1 this Sunday in Mainland soccer action. Graham  Chapman scored the Wanderers'  first goal on a penalty shot early  in the game after he was pulled  down on a breakaway. The  referee lost control of the game,  which looked more like the last  Gibsons rugby battle than your  everyday soccer game. Five  yellow cards and one red card  were handed out before the final  whistle.  The best goal of the year was  scored on a diving header by Ken  Bland on a superb cross by  Duncan Campbell. Bland played  his best game of the year. Other  players that stood out were Duncan Campbell and "the mouth".  Dan Baker.  This weekend the Wanderers  play their first game in Provincial  cup action. Last year, the home  team made it through several  rounds before they met 1st  Division Vancouver Pegasus at  Empire Stadium. Until half time  the Wanderers gave the Pegasus  team a bad time, as they opened  the scoring on a brilliant shot by  left winger Steve Miles and held  the Vancouver team at bay.  Meanwhile, in other soccer  action, the Wanderers' Juvenile  team continued winning as they  dropped West Van Royals 2-1  on a rain soaked muddy pitch.  Corry Mottishaw and Robbie  Jonas scored for the Juveniles  early in the first half. Right half.  Mark Jacobs and right fullback.  Mark Boothroyd were outstanding on defense while the whole  forward line shone on offence.  Coach. Doug Elson, commended the team as being great  'mudders'.  So far. the Juveniles have four  wins, one loss and one tie.  Their next game is at Langdale  this Sunday at 1200 P.M.  nolds 307-730. Phuntastique:  Hazel Skytte 239-694, Vic Marteddu 254-643. Bruce Gamble 255  -715. Legion: Carole Skytte  216-629, Doug Enovldson 265-  650, Lome Christie 223-650.  Ken Skytte 336-686. Y.B.C.  Bantams (2): Debbie Turner 136-  235, Arlene Mulcaster 138-271.  Danny Hurren 142-283. Andy  Solinsky. 152-298. Juniors (3):  Xorianri Hbrsman 199-515, Car-  mella delos Santos 200-522,-  Darin Macey 224-577. Glen  Hanchar 220-583.  ^estlers  The Sunshine Wrist Wrestling Association will  hold their 1st monthly meeting at the Cedars Inn,  Gibsons, Thursday, November 10th, 7:00 p.m.  ��� New members and interested public - especially feather-weight and heavyweight classes invited  to attend.  ��� Lady contenders welcome  ��� There will be a discussion of rules, techniques  and exercises. A referee will be present.  Come and see championship contenders as seen  on ABC-TV.  OPEN  11-11  To serve  you best  Friday & Saturday November 11th & 12th  the Cedars presents "Cowboy Jim"  S86-9815  by Ed Lands  ROY McBRIEN  With perhaps the quickest  shot release around, Roy Mc-  Brien's first love is scoring goals.  To put "the move" on an opponent, especially the goalie,  creates the thrill insurmountable.  I happened upon Roy the day  his dad, Roy Sr., arrived for a  few day's visit from Toronto.  So Roy Jr. suggested we go  over and meet his father. It  wasn't long before Roy Sr. filled  in the gaps while Roy (who is  25) talked about his hockey  career. For example the fact  that during his dozen odd years  playing in the Richmond Hill  organization near Toronto,  Roy was selected to the all star  team each and every year. Well,  that's the sort of thing parents  are likely to add when proud,  modest hockey-player sons want  those sort of details played  down.  It seems McBrien and hockey  went through a six year separation upon completion of his  one and only junior year with  the Richmond Hill Rams, an  Ontario Junior B club. During  that last single season someone in the Toronto Marlborough's  organization saw the naturally  gifted McBrien who was given  a three-game tryout. - -When he  failed to make the Marlboroughs,  he left hockey.  And so after all hockev it was  L  l  I  I  I  I  In cooperation with this newspaper  the Vancouver Public Aquarium extends  a special invitation, to come to Stanley  Park this month to see the thousands of  colourful fishes, seals, sharks, reptiles,  Arctic White Whales, killer whales, etc.  at a reduced rate: ���  Please present this coupon when you  arrive.  -8  This coupon is good for  one free adult admission with  one paid adult admission.  EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 1977  CO^mERciaD  You can be certain you can't buy better  printing...you can only pay more money.  # printed envelopes  ir business cards  ir  letterheads  88  88  6-2622  6-7817  ir brochures  # booklets s>  ir raff le tickets '���'"',������  ���& admission & membership cards  NO JOB TOO LARGE OR SMALL  Call us on your next printing job and  tjoin the ��Q��ff fflWS  list of satisfied customers.  no hockey, until he came to the  Sunshine Coast, heard about a  team from Roberts Creek, and,  not knowing himself whether or  not he could make the grade,  went on to win the scoring championship while his Roberts Creek  team mates enjoyed championship status as well.  "It was the biggest personal  thrill to know I could come  back from so many years away  from the game." At 5' 11", the  165 lb. right winger likes the slot  position while in the attacking  zone, but also greatly appeciates  the importance of defensive play.  For the first time Roy is a team  player, going both ways, there  being no one star on the team.  "The Gales' coaching staff  has taught me the value of team  effort. Never before.have I been  playing as part of a team. I  was always an individual on a  team."  A resident of the Gibsons area  for three years now, Roy sees  the people as being an integral  reason for choosing the Sunshine Coast for his home. He  also appreciates the rural lifestyle which allows him time to  do the thing he likes best, scoring  goals. Roy also enjoys the odd  game of billiards or golf. His  friendly Dobcrman Pnscher.  Chimpi |s..a constant companion.  Rojy^s'?interests go beyond the-r  hockey^fink to a place where he  sees himself dealing with young  people. With sports as a common  background, Roy's previous experience gives him the self-  confidence to want to be educated in a field concentrated in  human relations and he welcomes the challenge just as he  awaits stronger hockey competition this season with the Gales.  ' ilff 5fe ^^ ^^ *fe *m? ^^ *t? ^s& *s* ^u ^u ^u ��i* ��1��  ��� *T* *T* *T* *l* *T* ^p *T* ^* ^* ^^ *J* *f* *F *** *i*  N.D.P. BOOKSTORE  Next to  Sears   -   Harbour  Area  Gales win easily again  to be on the puck most of the  by Ed Lands times,   an   attribute   any   coach  in a game that started out looks upon favourably. With  evenly matched the Peninsula Bobby Dixon on the left wing and  Gales completely outclassed the centreman Rogers completing  visiting ' Vancouver-Hastings thjs young line, Hackinen and co-  Sr. Reps, 9-2, at the Sunshine norts are likely to check the op-  Coast Arena on Saturday night,        position into submission.  Once again the Gales were Rjck ion completed the scoring  victimized early in the opening at 14:06 when Jim Gray, whose  period, being scored upon at the strained right knee didn't stop  1:58 mark by Vancouver's Perry n;m from playing an excellent  Wray on a pass by Jim Bennett, forechecking game, slid a tidy  The Gales' Doug Kennedy, pass over to Ion for his third  playing on a new line with Roy    goai ofthe game.   Ion's first star  selection was not without merit.  Goalie Blake and Vancouver's  Wray, were 2nd and ,3rd stars  respectively on a night when  many Gales were shining bright-  Jockstrapularily Speaking:     It s  very nice and all that to see the  Gales with a perfect record in the  win-loss column, but it would be  prudent to keep in mind the  calibre and organization of thi  opposition up to date. This past  weekend's visitors. Vancouver-  Hastings Sr. Reps., is a team just  brought together this past week.  To be sure this team possesses  talented hockey players which  only makes the Gales organization that much more impressive. One-sided games just  make for dull entertainment  after too long.  The goaltending duo of  Darcy Blake and Sam Casey have  been rather miserly thus far. In  6 games they have allowed bui  nine goals. A strong defensive  corp certainly helps. Messer.s  Orpen. Sutherland, Ion. Leggc  and young Bruce Gibb deserve  much credit for the low goals  against average.  Dave Mewhort sat out lasi  weekend 7s Sunday afternoon  game due to bruised ribs he suffered on  the very  first  shift  of  McBrien on the right side and  Dave Mewhort playing left wing,  notched the equalizer at 6:32 in  the first stanza on a pass from  McBrien. That's how the score  stood after 20 minutes.  Rick Ion, playing back on defense this game, put the Gales  ahead at the 6:21 mark of the  second period. Stu Orpen,  playing a fine game defensively,  added another tally before Ion  picked up his second of the night  and the eventual winner on a  fine pass from Robbie Williams  who is generally known for his defensive role on left wing, along  with Sean Van Strepen at centre.  Both Williams and Van Strepen  proved their worth, killing off  10 penalties, as compared to  Vancouver's 4 misdemeanors.  Perry Wray rounded out second  period scoring at 4-2 when he  beat Gales' goalie Darcy Blake  on one of the few testy shots  aimed at the bearded netminder  all night.  In the third period, action belonged to the Gales. McBrien  put one behind Vancouver goalie  Ben Poison at the:58 second mark  on a pass from Mike Sutherland  whose relentless rushes and subsequent cannonating slap shots  kept the Vancouver side off balance all night.  Ion picked up his third point of   Saturdav nigh,-s game.  the night when, he set up Butch  Rogers in the 7th minute of play,  then Mewhort, parked beside the  left goal post, tucked in a puck  coming off the end boards. Kennedy being credited with the assist.  Rick Hackinen proved persistence pays off at the 9:11 mark  from Randy Legge.    Hackinen's  powerful  skating enables  him  Bob Blake received a further  two-game suspension following  last Saturday's game misconduct  and one game suspension. The  sentence was handed down b\  coach Bill Rayment. It seems  he wants to make an cxamplr  for the team. I guess Bob wili  have to get rid of his habit of ges  turing to the referee with his stick  when he gets penalized.  Gales opponents flee  by Ed Lands  Much to the dismay of Peninsula Gales Hockey club management, players and their fans,  the game scheduled for Sunday  Nov. 6th was cancelled. The  reason given this reporter by  Manager Randy Rayment was  solely because the Vancouver  Hastings Senior Reps left the  Sunshine Coast for Vancouver  one hour before the 2 p.m. starting time.  In addition to loss in gate receipts   and   program   sales   the  Try us for  Pre-Xmas  Shopping . Gales, under prearranged agree-  886-2405 ment with the  Vancouver club,  sksfcskiJ-ife^^^f^.^.^.^.^.^-^. are responsible for bills incurred  *tm "T�� *T�� *P ^ *!' ^ *P ^ *!> *|5 5p 5|S ?J! SJ5  LAWRENCE (LARRY)  TRAINOR  A CANDIDATE  FOR ALDERMAN  VILLAGE  OF  GIBSONS  Former officer in the Canadian Armed  Forces with considerable experience in  Municipal affairs.  Supports sensible government to ensure  that the future of Gibsons reflects the  wishes of the residents.  Supports a full and open examination of  the Gibsons Water System issue to ensure  our interests are protected.  Supports contolled growth within the  Village.  Supports a well planned Marina project  and development of the waterfront area  with Federal and Provincial Government  assistance.  Supports outlets for youth activities.  Supports improved communication with  Regional Government.  at  the  Beachcomber  Inn  where  the Reps stayed overnight.  Player Rick Ion stated it was  the most childish thing he's  witnessed in 18 years of hockey.  His teammate Dave Mewhort  said, "It's plain unsportsmanlike. They knew they were out  classed and they didn't want to  be humiliated again. They used  the excuse that last night's game  was chippy to bow out gracefully."  In the opinion of this reporter  the game played Saturday night  was the Gales' best performance  at home. The Vancouver team  showed they could skate with  the Gales through two periods  which under normal circumstances would encourage the return  match. 1 guess the Reps had  troubles sleeping and were too  tired to give it their all. which  is at least what would have been  required to make a game of it.  In future all opposing teams  will be either A. A.M. A. or  C.A.H.A. sanctioned teams  which means conduct similiar  to the Reps would mean fines  and   suspension.  RACQUETS  STRUNG  Now you can get your  badminton and tennis  racquets re-strung at  TRAIL BAY SPORTS.  Drop your racquets  off at either location -  Gibsons or Sechelt.  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.  I_  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALL R. SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE Coast News, November 8,1977.  Elphinstone girls volleyball team prepares  for Provincial Championships played here  A rider prepares to hit the creek in the recent  moto-cross meet near Lytton.  Coast Strokers  by Dennis Gray  When asked to explain the  difference between Trials and  Moto-cross 1 have a much-used  stock answer. Trials requires  skill and dedication; Moto-cross  requires bad manners. This was  further established in my mind  last Sunday on a day that started  about 9:00 a.m., seven miles back  in the mountains behind Lytton.  With three dozen or so riders,  huddled around in the cold wind  getting instructions on the Canada Pacific Trials Association competition that was about to begin.  From that point on things went  downhill, (uphill but downhill)  for an old bad mannered moto-  erosser, as the course followed  a circuit through tight-treed  obstieals,  over   fallen   logs   and  On the rocks  by Pat Edwards  At the regular monthly executive meeting last week, the date  of the..general., meeting was-, set  for Tuesday, November 29 at  8 p.m. Members are requested  to keep this date open as there  are a number of issues upon  which your executive would like  your direction.  Bonspiel chairman Maurice  Pearson reports that there are  still a few openings for the men's  open 'spiel on November 26th,  27th and 28th. There are some  fabulous prizes and trophies up  for grabs, so phone Maurice or  register at the rink before the  closing date on Nov. 10th.  Drawmaster Larry Boyd is  pleased with the turn out of  curlers, with 12 more rinks than  last year competing in league  play. There arc still a few openings on Monday and Tuesday  nights, and it isn't too late to  register.     Anyone  on   the   Sun-  This is a team that has played  together in the most part for  almost five years. Most of the  players are in grade twelve,  in fact only two girls will be  returning next year.  The team has played well over  the years; as juniors they won  their own tournament two years  running. Last year, the team,  with all except one in the first  year of senior play, finished  fourth at the B.C. Championships in Qualicum Beach.  This year, as host team, they  automatically qualified for the  provincial finals November 17th,  18th and 19th. But they have  played well - first in the Vancouver Technical School Tournament, out of five teams, and first  in the U.B.C. Tournament out of  35 teams:  Ten players make up the team:  Colleen Hoops: Co-captain of  the team, she is 17 and one of  the shortest players on a team  that is generally quite short -  5' 1". Collen is a sparkplug on  the team, leading by her hustling  example. She is a setter and has -  played volleyball on school teams  over the last five years, since  grade 8. She has probably the  highest vertical jump of any of  the team and is an excellent  hitter. In addition Colleen is an  A student and does well in Math  and Science. Colleen had her  start in volleyball with the  Beachcombers.  Laura Campbell: Co-captain in  her second and final year of  senior volleyball. Laura is in  grade 12, is 17 years old and  5' 7" and the best hitter, on the  team. Over the past summer  Laura attended volleyball camp  at Williams Lake and in the last  month has learned to really  hammer the ball. At the UBC  Tournament she was selected a  member of the all star team and  was named most valuable player  for the tournament. By her  leadership and enthusiasm on  the floor. Laura is the sparkplug  of the team. Laura too had her  start on the Beachcombers volleyball team with Ian Jacob.  Deanna Paul: Another Hopkins  Landing player is in her 2nd year  shine Coast is welcome, whether  or not you have curled before.  We are a young club with many  beginners every ygar-so... come--  out and meet some of the friendliest people on the coast!  Once again, don't forget the  general meeting on November  29th. Important rule changes  will be discussed at that time.  steep hills; through foliage, moss  covered rocks and ending, in a  deep creek; which was where I  ended up. Like most B.C. trials  there were few spectators (not  few enough when 1 sat down in  that cold creek).  Of six local riders, three rode  well enough to trophy. Though it  didn't rain during the trials  event, a rain the night before  made most sections more difficult. Which in return made  winning much more rewarding  for Eric Stenberg of Powell  River who took 2nd Junior,  Evan Gray of Coast Cycle who  took 2nd Senior and his brother  Mark who captured 1st Expert.  Tony Evans of Sechelt missed a  trophy in the Junior class only  by a slim margin.  of senior volleyball. Deanna is  16 in grade 12 and is 5' 2" in  height. "Dee" as everybody  calls her, has a super attitude.  She works harder than anyone  else in practice and her playing  has improved steadily over the  year. Dee is an especially good  defensive player and often comes  through with a surprisingly hard  spike. Dee, too, spent part of  the summer at volleyball camp  and as well is a product of the  Beachcombers volleyball team.  Lorna Boyd: The tallest of the  players at 5' 9", Lorna is in grade  12, and 17 years old. Lorna is  a good hitter - spiker to those of  you who don't know what hitter  means. As well she has excellent  defensive skills. Lorna came into  her own during the B.C.'s last  year. She too spent part of the  summer at volleyball camp and  has developed a hammering  spike. Lorna has been with the  girls since grade 8 and rumor  has it that she plays volleyball  in her backyard all year round.  Maureen Forsyth: One of two  "rookies" on the team and a  very valuable player. Maureen is  in grade 11, 5' 5" and is 16 years  old. In our system Maureen is  a setter, subbing in for Ingrid or  Colleen. She is a good hitter  with good volleyball skills in  serving and defence. Maureen  is a product of the Beachcombers  volleyball team and this will be  her first trip to the B.C. Championships.  Sigrid Petersen: Grade 12.  5' 3", 17 years old and probably  the most consistent player over  the past two years. Sigrid  started volleyball in grade 7 on  the Beachcomber team and joined  the senior team in grade 10.  "Siggy". as she is known to  the rest of the team, is a good  spiker and an excellent defensive  player. Sigrid is also a consistent  server and rarely puts the ball  into the net.  Ingrid Petersen: Twin No.  2.  She too is in grade 12. 17 years ;  of age and 5' 1". Ingrid followed  the  same  route  as  her  twin   - ~  through Beachcombers volleyball to the senior team. Ingrid  is a setter in our system which  utilizes two setters. She is one  of the best servers on the team  and consistently keeps the ball  in play. Ingrid too spent part  of the summer in volleyball camp  at Williams Lake.  Becky McKinnon: Grade 12,  17 years old and 5' 6" Becky is  the shy one on the team. Becky  has played with these girls since  grade 8. She has excellent defensive skills and also taps in  a spike or two per game. Becky  is the other half of the Boyd or  McKinnon duo who practise  volleyball year round out Veteran  Rd. way. You'll also find Becky  at Yoshis' on the weekend.  Denise Hart: 16 years old,  5' 6" and in grade 11, she is the  other rookie on the squad. Denise  has a lot of promise - an excellent  vertical jump and a good spike,  the future looks good for Denise.  One of the biggest requirements  for a good hitter is to have the  ability to jump and Denise does  this as well as any other player  on the squad. In addition she  is one of the most cheerful  characters on a team full of  characters.  Lynne Wheeler: Last, but certainly not least, another old  timer who started with the Beachcombers. Lynne is in grade 12,  17 years of age and about 5' 5".  Lynne has a lot of hustle and  desire and of all the players has  most improved her skills in setting and spiking. Lynne has  played with the girls since grade 8  and this is her second trip to the  B.C.'s Lynne's chatter and  get-up-and-go provides a spark  when the players are flat.  The B.C. Finals.are on November   17.   18.   and   19.     Elphie's  games are as follows:  Thursday 4:30p.m.. 8:30 p.m.  Friday   8:30   a.m.,   12:30   p.m..  3:30. 5:30 and 7:30.  Saturday 10:30 and 1:30.  And   then   the   semi-finals   at  3:30 and the finals at 7:30.  shopping days anticipated at  WESTERSUND CHEMISTS  before Christmas!  I SPECIAL OFFER  1978YZ80E  C00JT io%��FF  ^^ ���     I ^^ ���       ^^^   Yamaha Dealer  cycLS ��"~ 885-203��  ^M ^J    Wtf \_\ ^SB      Next ,0 McLeods in Sechelt  d.l.#oi485b  Serviceman on duty Noon till 5:30  rASVAVWAW.  tide tables  Tue. Nov. 8  0300  0840  1430  2125  Wed.  0405  0925  1510  2210  Nov. 9  12.4  8.2  14.5  4.7  13.4  8.7  14.6  3.4  Thur. Nov. 10  0450 14.3  1020 9.1  1545 14.8  2250       2.4  Fri. Nov.  0545  1115  1630  2330  11  14.9  9.5  14.9  1.7  Reference  :'  Point Atkinson  Sat. Nov.  12  0640  15.4  1155  9.8  1700  14,8  Sun. Nov.  13  0010  1.3  0720  15.6  1245  10.0  1750  14.4  GIBSONS LANES  Hwy 101,  886-2086  Mon. Nov. 14  0055 1.4  0820 15.7  1355 10.2  1840      13.7  OPEN  ��� Friday & Saturday 7-11 p.m.  Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 9-11 p.m.  PHILIPS  Modular 4  Color Television  wmmmm  WINTERIZE YOUR CAR!  WINTERIZING TUNE-UP  SPECIAL  Includes    points,    plugs,  electrical system  check,   battery,  belts,   hoses, fluid levels, etc.  P8W��  anti  mlS  v  \\  ONLY  NOW YOU CAN BUY    Philips Color T.V. ���  for as low as    $24 80 per month* . 20"  or :  $30.64 per month*-26" :  *"������..        on approved credit ���  * based on 36 months :  __ Hi ^^ -ppen Monday - Saturday j  ELECTRONICS  "We service what we sell" \  MASTERCHARGE CHARGEX j  Radio/haek  authorized Sales Centre j  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2568 ���  $39.95 -8 cyl.  $29.95-6 cyl.  $24.95-4 cyl.  (parts extra)  ANfl-FR  Plus cooling system check and  freeze  protection  level  brought  degrees at no extra charge.  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  886-7919  DL01342A  Corner of Payne Rd. & Hwy 101  anti-  to  0  ALEX & BILL SIMPKINS  HAVE TROWEL  WILL TRAVEL  Working this week for the  independent gutsy Pender  Harbour people!  885-2688  885-2787  Mayor Harold Nelson  has been returned to  office by acclamation in  Sechelt. School trustees  Dombrowski, Rottluff,  and Spiekermann have  also been so  returned.  The Elphinstone Raiders  played to a 4-2 win against the  Sechelt Redskins on Sunday in a  fast-moving game at Sechelt  Reserve. The forward line again  proved to be a strong unit with  two goals coming from Ted  Leaver and Bill Sneddon and  Dave Davies each picking up  one. In the second half the  Raiders had the wind against  them, putting more pressure  on the defence, which proved capable of holding the Redskins out.  This was the Raiders' first  game under new coach Bob  Jones-Parry. Kurt Scharf is now  the assistant coach, who also  plays with the team. Next game  is at noon Saturday. November 12  against the Pender Harbour  Bananas at the Langdale Field.  Yes,  we're open.  UAUMOON I  (formerly Patio Gardens)  8 miles North of Sechelt on Hwy 101  (PLEASE   PHONE   FOR  RESERVATIONS)  TUESDAY-SATURDAY II.30 am - II.00 pm  SUNDAY-2.00pm-9.00pm    MON -CLOSED  CANADIAN    &   CHINESE DISHES  Try our famous  Friday & Saturday $5.00 Smorgasbord  Children Under 12-$2.50  For an  experienced  and willing  worker  on  Sechelt  council  RE-ELECT THOMPSON  MEET DUNCAN SIM  Retired, mature, energetic; Community Minded.  Resident Madeira Park.  BACKGROUND:  A native British Columbian who grew up in North  and West Vancouver. Worked in fishing industry  as owner and skipper of fish packers. Served as  officer in Navy during War in Fishermen's Reserve and RCNVR. Following War was Vice-  President and Chief Executive Officer in Chemical  Fertilizer Industry. 1962-1974 Chief Executive  Officer of large Fertilizer Manufacturing Co-op  in Calgary, Alberta. Past President United Fund  of Calgary; Vice-President Social Planning Council; Associate Director Calgary Exhibition &  Stampede; Vice-President Calgary Chamber of  Commerce. Presently active in several community  endeavours.  ALTERNATE  Al Lloyd, a long-time respected Pender Harbour  resident.  A GOOD TEAM  Duncan Sim - Al Lloyd  DUNCAN SIM  FOR  REGIONAL  DIRECTOR  AREA'A'  HE CAN:  Provide mature experience and leadership  so necessary in our  Regional Government.  HE CAN:  Understand the need for  vital two-way communication between citizens  and the Regional Director to ensure that important decisions are the  will of the community.  HE CAN:  Understand the need for  planned steady growth  and environmental protection within community guidelines.  HE CAN:  Understand the need for  planned commercial and  industrial growth to provide on-going jobs,  particularly for our  young poople.  Ji Coast News, November 8,1977.  COAST NEWS   CLASSIFIED ADS  CSMf If W^  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  fiOON 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  NO REFUNDS  Classified  Ad Policy  Coming  Events  Announcements     Opportunities  Wanted  Work Wanted  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.  These Classifications  remain free  ��� Coming Events  -Lost  ��� Found  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 Please. Just mall in the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coast News, Classifieds, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0, or  bring in person to the Coast News office, Gibsons  DROP OFF POINT: Campbell's Shoes and Leather Goods Store, Sechelt.  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.     ���  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON  Help select the next Member of  Parliament for Comox-Powell  River. Join the Progressive  Conservatives by writing to P.O.  Box 3445, Courtenay, B.C.  Stand up for Canada. #47  Elphinstone Secondary presents  ONE WORLD - a series on  Habitat. Nov. 27th noon - 5:00.  A series of video tapes from  Habitat 1976, and displays. Do  take part in this worthwhile  event. #45  Girl's B.C. Finals Volleyball  Tournament, Nov. 17, 18, 19, at  Elphie. Thurs. 4:30. 8:30 p.m.,  Fri. 8:30 a.m.. 12:30 p.m.. 3:30,  5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. 10:30  and 1:30, Semi finals at 3:30,  finals at 7:30. Don't miss it.  ALOHA BUFFET  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary presents their famous luncheon at  the United Church Hall, Nov.  18th, from 11:30 - 2:00. Tickets  $3.50.  Best Decorated Home Contest  for Gibsons area, this year see  the Gibsons Harbour Business  Association page for details.  Your can lose too!  Our TOPS Chapter is a very active  one with well organized meetings  and challenging contests that are  fun.   There is always time for a  pat on the back for a job well:.'  done   and   understanding   help  when one is having a bad time.  This combination makes the old .���  drudgery    of    dieting     vanish.  Come along to one of our meet- :  ings    on    Thursday    afternoon,  1:30 at Gibsons Health Unit.    #46  Gibsons Winter Club semi-annual  meeting on Tuesday. Nov. 29th  at 8 p.m. in the lounge. All  curlers please attend. #48  NOTICE  Bids are now being taken until  November 15th on all phases of  construction for a 37 suite apartment for Gibsons. Contact  Pacus Constr. Ltd., "A" 430  Bruce Ave., Nanaimo, B.C.  V9R 3Y1 or telephone 753-0412.  #47  ALD���R���CORD  Eves: 885-3496  #48   BIRTHS  Jeremy Ferris is proud to announce the arrival of his wee  sister. Jillian Joelle, 5 lbs. 3 oz.  Born October 19 in Hanover.  Ontario. Mommy - Nancy, baby  and J.J. all doing well.  Obituaries  Helliar: Passed away October 30,  1977, Frederick Dunford Helliar,  late of Madeira Park, aged 82  years. Survived by his loving  wife, Harriet, one sister, Mrs. L.  Perry, West Vancouver, one  brother, Cyril Helliar, White  Rock, nieces and nephews. Mr.  Helliar was a veteran of World  War I, serving overseas with the  7th Battalion. Private funeral  service was held Wednesday.  November 2nd at the Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Interment Seaview Cemetery. Flowers  gratefully declined.  CARDS OF THANKS  We would like to express our  sincere appreciation for the lovely  flowers, cards and words of kindness extended to us during our  recent loss. Special thanks to  Dr. Jim Hobson, Rev. Dave  Brown and to a good friend,  Eleanor White. Also, to the.  staff and nurses at St. Mary's  who took such good care of Dad  during his illness.  The Ranniger Family  ��� Portraits     ��� Weddings     ���  ��� Passports   ��� Commercial   ���  ��� Copy and Restoration work  *  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call 886-7964  AMATEUR TALENT  We'd like to have an Amateur  Night every Wednesday - anyone  interested in performing please  drop by the Beach Comber Motor  Inn, and talk to Dennis or Gord.  Be your own boss! And buy a  small clothing boutique, here in  Sechelt. Get rid of the ho-hum  housework drudgery - and start  a career today. Phone 885-2747.  #46  Wanted  Will the person who borrowed the  complete works of Robert Frost  from Bruce Wilson please call or  drop it at the Coast News office.  Thanks.  Timber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold.    Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd.   Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.   LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  2 man pup tent, nylon, good  condition. At 6:00 p.m. phone  886-2821. #45  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Hawe You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 886-2812  Work Wanted  Bob Kelly Clean Up L:d.  A load on this truck  is a load off your mind!  886-9433             tfn  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.  Fast, Clean, Efficient  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Vacuum equipped. 886-7785.  tfn  ��� Evergreen Landscaping  *  Complete Landscaping Services  Fall Garden Clean-up - All Types  of   Pruning.      Free   Estimates.  885-5033 #46  f" "NEW SERVICE! J  MOVING & HAULING  Of any kind, house & yard  clean-ups & rubbish removal.  Phone 886-9503. #48  Drummer available for professional group. Interested in rock,  classical, pop music, have own  equipment & trans. Call Jim:  886-7201. #45  HUGH'S  PAINTING  &  WINDOW  CLEANING  Call  886-7060  Gibsons Alternate School needs  used electric range. Freebies?  Cheap? 886-7221. #46  ROBERTS CREEK LEGION  Opens at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday!  Early  bird  bingo  7:00,   regular  8:00 p.m. Everybody welcome!  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  ��� CAT-BACKHOE *  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633 886-9365  EXPERIENCED SEAMSTRESS  For experienced sewing needs���  suits, coats, slacks, dresses,  gowns, etc. 88b-743b. #47  1 TON TRUCK FOR HIRE  Light Moving & Hauling  Gardening & Light Landscaping  After 6 p.m. call 886-9294.  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  -r__T_r__T-r-T-r AUTOMOTIVE   ^mrjr_r_r_r___r  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  ���TOYOTA  New & Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts & Services  Gibsons AL JAMIESON Phone 886-7919  Quest electric Utb.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING  '  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park  885-3133  J. McKenzie RSn Blairi'P^Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 387 Sechelt   VON 3A0  "N  'MISC. SERVICES  r  NEED TIRES0  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  jf the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  Box 860  Gibsons  ��i  BE ELECTRIC ltd.  )  Phone  886-7605  >  V.  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COAST PAVING  PAVING FROM DRIVEWAYS TO HIGHWAYS  Highways, Parking Areas, Driveways, Crushed Gravel  Equipment Rentals  Main Off ice: Box 95,   Powell River,    485-6118  Branch Office:        Sechelt, Ph. 885-2343 9:30 to 3:30 p.m.  /*��  Everything for your building Needs  Free Estimates  Phone 886-2291 -2  f CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 885-2921  "\  Roberts   Creek  r  J,!* i' ^WINDtOR-  4f\.'fS  r r  m kywmq mm  mm im��m PLisooi  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  V  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  J.B. EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation   'v*^  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe      ""  ��� Cat ���  Land Clearing  ���  Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields    -*-" "  ^  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  W. W. UPHOLSTERY & BOAT TOPS LTD.  Everything for your upholstery needs  FOAM - PLEXIGLASS SALES  Serving  Langdale  to Earls  Cove"  -v-r*&m-w-r-r-r CARPENTRY -*-*-  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  - HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION -  Framing, remodelling, additions  ^    Payne Road Gibsons .m  886-2311  L& H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C.  ^886-7310  1779 Wyn  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEW EASY  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2725  "\  igaert >  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE    QQC7111  Complete Instrument OOD"/lll  885-9973  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  ' Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers available  A  886-2938  Jibsons  STANHILSTAD   ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  OR REROOFING  R.R. 1. Port Mellon Highway  Phone 886-2923  ^  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems    Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  A  KITCHENS AND BATHROOMS  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  886-9411  DAY or EVENING  Showroom in the Twilight Theatre Bldg,  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cabinetsand Fixtures -fr 30 Years Experience  Expert Finishing   -fr Kitchen Remodelling A Specialty  R. BIRKIN  885-3417 Beach   Ave..    Roberts   Creek        885-3310  ELECTRIC  f ^  VINYLDECK is the final deck  For maintenance free weatherproof attractive  sun decks and patios, call: 10 Year Guarantee  PACIFIC VINYLDECK       886-2922  ^^������_  RAY COATESPLUMBING  886-7695  Contract Renovations & Service Work  PIANO & ORGAN LESSONS YOU ENJOY  Ages 3 to? 886-9030  JWofe  , \\r\Hkit>Hto Authorized teacher  ^esste lMomisoa    for pfe-school  B. C. Registered Music Teacher        children        >  Marv Volen  TREETOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  r  886-9597  r  ANDREASSEN     ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  PENINSULA OFFICE & BOOKKEEPING  SERVICES LTD. Phone 886-2511  Box 1066 (Dental Block) Gibsons, B.C.  ��� COMPLETE BOOKKEEPING SERVICES ���  ^ Also offices in SECHELT 885-2900 and MADEIRA PARK 883-2232,  GUTTERS FREE ESTIMATES A  phone  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992 Chapman Rd.  Residential . Sechelt ^  GIBSONS LAWN MOWER &      886-2912  CHAIN SAW SERVICE  Gibsons Industrial Park, #5, Shaw Rd.  "Repairs to all makes'.'  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Rhone 886-2664      Member Allied Van Lines     RR- 1. Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  BILL BLACIC  ROOFING  Shingles, Shakes, Tar and Gravel  V886-7320 or 885-3320    Industrial & Residential  DOGWOOD     CAFE    886-2888  ��� Breakfast (All day)  ��� Lunches  y_^  Dinners Gibsons, B.C.  r  CARMI CRANE SERVICE  Industrial or Residential Lifting  Phone  886-2401 or 886-2312    -  DOMESTIC  SEWING  MACHINE  REPAIRS  Days  886-2111  Eves  886-9427  RANDY'S GARDEN SERVICE  RANDY DUNN      Diploma in Horticulture  LANDSCAPE DESIGN & CONSULTING  GARDEN MAINTENANCE       Box 1094, Sechelt. 885-3727 Coast News, November 8,1977.  11  Work Wanted  Qualified French Teacher  Beginners and/or Advanced  Children and/or Adults, private  in your own home. Answer to  #27, RR #1, Field Road, Sechelt,  B.C __J46  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.   885-2109   CARPENTER  With 20 years experience available for small jobs in Roberts  Creek and Gibsons area. Gordon  Lindsay 886-2332. #45  For Sale  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  MAHOGANY  1x2  1x3  1x4  1x5  1x6  1x8  1x10  1x12  18Cft.  24��ft.  3lCft.  45��ft.  51��ft.  69* ft.  $1.00 ft.  $1.37 ft.  PLYWOOD  3/8 D grade unsanded $5.79 ea  CEDAR  1x4 S4S clear $590./M  1x4 Std. V-joint S590./M  2x2 Clear Cedar 21* ft.  7/8x10 Util. Bevel       $150./M  1x8 Util. Channel        S180./M  3/4x10 Suburban Bevel Siding  $199./M  PRE-CUTS  2x4   92Va" Hem.       S229./M  2x4    92'/i" Fir $285./M  2x4 Ecoh. 8'  $109./M or 8* ft.  ABS 800 SEWER PIPE  3"perfo 49C ft.  4"perfo 65��ft.  3" solid 59C ft.  4" solid 79C ft.  Anti-freeze        $5.95 gal.  Olympic Stain     $11.99 gal.  Presto Logs 9/ $2.00  LUMBER  2x4 R/L Util.  2x6 6'  1x4 Spruce  4x4 Hemlock  :i2C ft.  10C ft.  S160./M  20C ft.  GYPROC  $126./M Delivered  DECKING  2x6 Spruce Std. & Better  S315./M  INSULATION  Zonolite $2.99 bag  R28F.F. $309./M  FURNACE FILTERS  Most Sizes 89? each  DRAINPIPE  Big "O" Perfo $87.50 roll  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  Electrolux cleaner, model AP100,  asking $230. o.b.o. Please call  885-2976. #45  5  piece  dinette   suite,   wringer  washer,    rocker    swivel    chair.  886-7747. #45  For Sale  1972 4 H.P. Johnson Outboard.  Has had only minimum use in  fresh water only. $275.00. After  6:00 p.m.: 886-2738. #45  Complete set of Ludwig Super  Classic drums. Custom sizes and  hardware. Zildjian cym. and  cases. $1,000. Lyle Davey,  886-7550 after 6 pm.  For Safe  KITCHEN & VANITY  CABINETS  Kitchen Remodelling  Centre 886-9411  PORK  by the side, cut,  wrapped & frozen.  Gov't Inspected  True Smoking  Heads & Feet avail:  886-9453  J&EEnt.  ] 'rofessional Ear Piercing  Fast and Painless, lovely birth-  stone studs and Pewter earrings. Gibsons Girl & Guys  Salon, Lower Gibsons. Call  886-2120. tfn  For Sale  -''MUSIC WEAVERS1*-  used  Records , Pocket Books,  Guitars  &  Musical Accessories  Lower Gibsons  "^ 886-9737        C  Found  Young male orange coloured cat  wearing white/flea collar. Bluff  area. 886-7642. #45  Very friendly male cat, dark grey  & white patches, found at Gower  Pt. area. 886-2676. #45  jor R-nT  Pets  Set of wheels from mobile home.  Two breakers, 1 idler. $100.00.  886-9393. #45  18" x 22" marine oil stove, good  condition $200. firm. Also Pazco  14 ft. canoe, $150.00 firm. Phone  885-9579. #45  RESTRICTED  ADULT  THE LOVE SHOP ���  GOURMET LOVER'S GUIDE  and CATALOGUE  Lotions, Vibrators, Marital  Aids, Sensuous Lingerie,  Books. Enclose $2.95 cheque  or money order, payable to:  All Pharma Research Ltd.,  Dept. 316X, Box 200, Stn A,  Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2V2.  2 wood-electric cookstoves and 1  oil cookstove; call Ed at 885-  9285.  Ladies hiking boots, size 9,  $20.00, oil space heater w/ 110  gal. tank $100. 885-2885. #45  AUTO PARTS: Two Ford 240  cu. in. engines. 886-2898.       #45  Moving: Twelve 8 month laying  hens $3.50 each. 10 ft. fibreglass  boat $100., Viking canister  vacuum cleaner $20.00, Kenmore  7-speed blender $18.00, Phone  885-3773. #45  GARAGE SALE  Inside, 1444 Winn Road, Nov.  12th & 13th. 12:00. #45  Kitchen table & chairs, oil ranges  stands & barrels, electric water  heaters, lawn mower, electric  motors, bed spring, medicine  chest, doors, assortment of nails  and numerous small hardware  items at give-away prices. The  Wyngaert residence. 886-9340. #5  Rough cedar, some siding, few  beams. 885-2102. #45  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  SHOWROOM NOW OPEN  UPSTAIRS AT THE  TWILIGHT THEATRE  HOURS: Thursday - Saturday  10a.m. -5 p.m.  Sunshine Kitchen  Industries Ltd.  886-9411  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  886-2808  NOW AVAILABLE AT  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  LIVESTOCK  _Hel_i Wanled  Cook's helper & hostess for  part or full time employment.  Apply in person at Yoshi's  Restaurant or phone 886-8015.#45  Teller-Clerk position open.  Bank experience preferred.  Please pick up employment  application form at Sunshine  Coast Credit Union, Sechelt.   #45  HORSESHOEING  Bob Hopkins  CaU 886-9470 eves. #41  Hay for sale - $1.00 a bale. Mulch  SOcents. 885-9357^ tfn  Poultry Manure - $1.00 per Sack  886-9831 #45  Doberman Pinscher CKC registered. Our Isabella Kawa-Kanan  will have her litter 1st week in  Nov. Will be ready for Christmas  time. Tail docked, tattoed and  puppy shots. Deposits accepted  now. 885-5393. #45  Wanted to  Rent  Responsible couple with 1 child  desire house in Gibsons for' long-  term rental. Refs avail. Please  call 886-8036. #45  Wanted: Small seaside cabin or  shack for winter. Langdale-Gib-  sons-Rbts. Cr. area. Wood heat  & privy OK. Working man, can  do repairs & improvements in  lieu of rent if desired. Call  886-7250 or 886-7273. #45  Responsible employed woman  seeking accommodation in Rbts.  Creek or Gibsons area. Reas.  rent. Anna: 885-2101 or collect  at 228-9618.     _____   3 - 4 bedroom house in Gibsons,  reasonable rent. Leave message  at 886-9336. #45  1 bdrm trailer, fully furnished  with carport on private property.  Avail. Dec. 1st. Couple pref.  886-9625 after 6 pm. #48  Furnished cottage, cable, elec.  heat, newly renovated. $200.  per mo. (inclusive) Eves, call  886-2694. #45  Large 2 bedroom apartment in  lower Gibsons, fireplace, bar,  close to Post Office & stores.  $210. per mo. Avail, now. Call  886-7938. #45  2 bdrm waterfront suite, Gibsons,  1500 Marine Dr. $225. per mo.  Avail. Nov. 1st. Under Dogwood.  112-922-9221 or 922-0704. Phone  collect. - #47  CAMpbi  FAMILY SHOES and  LEATHER GOODS  'IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT"  Your friendly neighbourhood -2W-7  drop-off point for Coast News \^&s_  Classified Ads.  For Rent  ��� RIDING LESSONS *  ��� Fully qualifed, certified instructor. Gentle horses provided.  English, Western, etc. Horses  trained, guaranteed results.'  Brushwood Farms, Pratt Road,  Gibsons. 886-2160 #45  ~~ LOST  FULLER BRUSH  PRODUCTS  NOW AVAILABLE  Daytime:     883-9915  Eves:    ,      883-2671  B. Gark  Any person who wishes  to    tutor   students    in:  ���Commercial Math 11  ���Industrial Math 11  ���Senior Academic Math  or  ���Grade 9 & 10 Algebra  Please contact B. Mills,  Elphinstone Secondary  School. 886-2204.'  Black maxi coat at NDP dance  Oct. 29th. Would finder please  return to Legion, no questions  asked. #457  Neutered  male  cat  half-grown,>  white with grey & black striped  spots.      Missing   Wilson   Creek  Trailer   Court.       885-3241,    or  885-3421. #45.  Small oar,7 somewhere, between  boat launch ramp and Pratt Rd.  886-9346. #45  } Farm at Pender Harbour  2 bdrm. home with 5 stall stable.  22 acres of pasture.  Within easy  reach of main highway & marinas '  $350. per mo.  . Furnished Bachelor Suite  ,. Fully   modernized,   private   en-  ,' trance, heat and light included,.  7 lower Gibsons area.    $135. per ;  month. Available immediately.  CENTURY WEST  REAL ESTATELTD.  885-3271  "' Attention     teachers,      Roberts;  Creek: New three bedroom home  on Beach Ave.    Avail. Jan. 1.-  ;June 30,   $275.   per  mo.     For  ^further information: 885-5626.#45  1 bdrm. Granthams waterfront  cabin, semi-furnished, $150. per  mo. Heat & power included.  \ 886-9439. #45  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  SB  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  as  REAL ESTATE  -  INSURANCE  1589 Marin* Drlv*, Gibsons  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  OFFICE 886-2248  ROBERTS CREEK  WATERFRONT  3,000 sq. ft. home; finished in ultra modern  style with every convenience; floor to ceiling  windows opening onto patio sundeck, complete view of Georgia Strait; large attractive  garden, guest cottage and many other extras.  Ask for further details of this choice property.  LOWER ROAD  New 3 bdrm. home, in area of new homes.  Aluminum siding, double glazed windows,  carport and F.P. Plenty of good sized cupboards, large utility area; nicely decorated  with W/W throughout. Priced at $48,000.  CHERYL ANN PARK  Close to waterfront with access to beach;  lovely 2 bedroom home with F.P. Dead end  road in quiet area. Priced at only $41,900.  ROBERTS CREEK PARK  On level lot across from beach park; 2 bedroom home completely renovated and landscaped. W/W, large utility and carport;  large panelled living room. Asking $45,900.  ROBERTS CREEK  Two bedroom home, carport, sundeck,  cathedral entrance, large living area, extra  room on ground floor, could be extra bedroom  or workroom. $43,000.  GIBSONS  Well kept two bedroom home on Headlands.  Asking $30,000.  LOTS  Two lots at South Fletcher and School Roads.  Total $30,000.  Large lot on Rosamund Road, $12,500.  Nice building lot centre of Gibsons, $12,500.  Half-acre, gentle slope, nicely treed, creek  borders on property, vicinity Joe Road and  Lower Road. Priced at $16,500.  Other lots in various locations, both rural  and in village.  ACREAGE  Also some pieces of acreage priced in accordance with location.  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  J~  I  i  i  i  i  ���  TIRED OF RENTING?  Want to buy but cannot afford  n?%  Opportunity Knocks but once  - here's your chance!  1,280 sq. ft. brand new, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large  kitchen and living room,  laundry and storage. Full  price: $34,500.  i��f  t'%XM  *"��� *fc Bank   mortgage  li$1'7��  month  available   on  down   at   $295.    per  No   down   payment  required   on   credit   approval.  Why rent when you can  own your own place?  Located in Gibsons, 2 blocks to schools and shopping  FOR APPOINTMENT: 886-9890  -��� wSS^T  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REALESTATE  JONMcRAE  X 885-3670  HOMES  K. BUTLER REALTY  1538 Gower Point Rd.     886-2000 or  886-2607  ACREAGE: 4.64 ac on highway close to  Village boundary. 213' of highway frontage  zoned Commercial. Good holding or development property. Terms may be available to a F.P. of $75,000.  WATERFRONT ROBERTS CREEK: 4 year  old full bsmt. home fully finished on both  floors. 2 F.P., 2 bathrms., double windows,  built-in dishwasher plus many extras. Lge.  attached garage, lge. woodshed, and a beach  cabin. All this on almost 1 acre of prime,  nicely treed land with 75' frontage on good  beach. Asking $95,000.  GIBSONS: Large lots, fully serviced, some  with view, partially cleared. $12,000. each.  ROBERTS CREEK: 1.01 acre on Beach Ave.  with 300' of road frontage. This could make  2 very nice building lots. F.P. reduced to  $25,000. Terms available.  WYNGAERT ROAD: Full bsmt., well  maintained 2 bedroom home on fully landscaped view lot. 1150 sq. ft. on each floor  with lower floor fully developed as In-law  suite. Offers to $65,000.  HANDY MAN SPECIAL!: Older home in  centre of Gibsons Village on good view lot.  Needs work but priced at only $20,000.  GRANDVIEW ROAD: Fantastic fully  finished large family home on. almost  one acre lot in fast growing area. Three  bedrooms on main floor plus another  finished in basement. Two fireplaces:*  Many extras. Such as skylight/special  lighting and large sundeck over double,  carport. View lot. Don't miss this one.  Excellent value. F.P.$64,900.  TUWANEK: Lovely two bedroom Gothic  style home. Could be year round or summer residence. Thermo pane windows. -  Large livingroom, with sundeck overlooking Tuwanek Bay. Very close to public  beach across the road. This home is one  of a kind in a very exclusive quiet area:  Large landscaped lot. Priced to sell. '  F.P.$36,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: In the heart of  Gibsons one block (rom shopping &  Post Office. Three bedroom home on  concrete block foundation. Has acorn  fireplace giving a cozy atmosphere to  the living room. Nice & bright with many  large windows. A good starter or retirement home. F.P. $33,000.  <3H&  in*K  CEMETERY ROAD: Imagine 6 acres  ��� plus a modern 6 yr old home in rural  Gibsons. The home has 3 bedrooms on  the main floor. Full unfinished basement. 2 fireplaces, carport. This is an  exceptionally good buy considering the  lovely 6 acres of property.     F.P.$59,500.  NORTH ROAD: Fantastic Potential  Here! 4 '/.acres level, mostly cleared  property. A truly lovely double '.vide  24'x60\ 1,440 sq ft luxurious trailer.  Many extras such as a built-in wet bar,  family room, huge square bathtub in  ensuite off master bedroom and walk-in  closet. Three bedrooms, w/w carpet  throughout. Ail this plus a three bedroom house with acorn fireplace. Presently rented for $200 per month. Make  appointment to see this today .FP$75,000.  FIRCREST PLACE: Brand new 3 bedroom home in quiet residential area. One  mile from schools and shopping. Large  open living room with fireplace. The full  basement is unfinished with roughed in  wiring and plumbing. Separate entrance  to 4-piece bathroom from the master  bedroom. Nicely treed lot waiting for  your landscaping touch.       F.P. $46,000.  TRAIL BAY: Cozy older type home on  leased waterfront property. Situated in  a peaceful and quiet area with a safe,  sandy beach, beautiful view and desirable southwesterly exposure. Large lot  with level landscaped grounds around the  ; home and a nicely treed bank to the rear.  Asking only $15,000.  .GIBSONS: Brand new approximately  1300 sq ft quality built house with full  basement. Large sundeck with aluminum  railing. Built in bookcase planter. Heatilator fireplace. Large kitchen with lots  of cupboards. Master bedroom has ensuite and his and hers full double closets.  Nestled at the foot of the bluff on quiet  street with view. F.P.$68,000.  HILLCREST AVE: Almost 1100 sq ft  home in good area. Close to schools,  shopping centre etc. Large 22x12 living room with a view. Two bedrooms  large kitchen, utility room and dining  area make this a very liveable home and  with a little bit of work, could be quite  lovely. NOTE! The down payment is  only $3,500. Owner says sell! Price  slashed! F.P. $31,000.  PRATT ROAD: Comfortable three bedroom home in excellent condition.  Situated on choice 10 acre parcel of land  half of which has been cleared. Ideal  place for horses, poultry or hobby farming. Also good holding property. Very  affordable^ F.P. $78,500.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  Beautiful view across Georgia Strait to  Vancouver Island. This landscaped Vz  acre lot provides everything you could ask  for in a piece of property, size, seclusion  and view. The main house is a four year  old two bedroom home on concrete slab.  Large walk-in closet in the master bedroom. An excellent family home. Plus  a 500 sq ft one bedroom cottage with  rental value of $125 to $150 per month.  Includes double garage, metal storage  shed on slab and two sets of kitchen appliances. F.P/$37,900.  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 installments.  F.P.$34,900.  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Office: 886-2277  Vancouver Line:  Toll Free: 682-1513  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3545  LOTS  UF .ANDS ROAD: ' Tuwanek. Ideal  recreational lot in beautifully wooded  and park like area. Zoned for trailers.  This lot overlooks Sechelt Inlet and the  Lamb Islands. F.P. $8,900.  ROBERTS CREEK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the centra.  Develop both sides of the road. Try ail  offers. 5 acres: F. P. $30,000.  SKYLINE DRIVE: Overlooking the Bay  and the Village of Gibsons from this quiet  and private lot on the Bluff. Start building your Dream Home right away on the  expanse of this 207 x 115 x 181 x 66  uniquely shaped lot. Low down payment-  Easy terms. F.P. $13,500.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD: Off  Cheryl Ann Park. Beautifully cleared and  level building site hidden from the road  by many large trees. Easy access to an  exceptional beach. 70'x100' and priced  for immediate sale. F.P.$12,900.  HILLCREST ROAD: Only $3,000 down!  Balance by Agreement for Sale will purchase one of these. Beautiful view at  the end of a quiet cul de sac. All  underground services so there is nothing  to mar the view. These lots are cleared  and ready to build on. The ravine in front  will ensure your privacy. These lots represent excellent value. Priced from  $13,900 to $16,900.  SCHOOL & WYNGART ROADS: Only  6 of these duplex zoned lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay.  Close to schools and shopping. All lots  perfectly suited to side-by-side or up/  down duplex construction. SPECIALLY  PRICED NOW! Only 1 will be sold at  $14,500and only 1 at $15,500.   Act Now!  LEEK ROAD: Lovely approx. Vi acre lot  in Roberts Creek. Some water view and  plenty of potential. This 70'x275'  property is in a quiet residential area and  only 2 miles from fie village of Gibsons.  F.P.$12.500.  FAIRVIEW ROAD: Lot 104'x22O' may  be able to be sub-divided into two. Good  corner lot, all services except sewer.  Nicely secluded in quiet area.F.P.$16,000  SECHELT INLET ESTATES: Deluxe lots  with a spectacular view of Porpoise  Bay. Beach facilities, nearby moorage,  water, hydro and telephone at each lot.  Only 4V2 miles to the conveniences of  Sechelt.  APPRAISALS  MORTAGES  NOTARYPUBLIC  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  SCHOOL ROAD: Good building lots with  a view, 70'x120' on sewer.   F.P.$16,000'.  WHARF ROAD: Langdale. Excellent  cleared building lot ready for your dream  home. 195' deep with good view potential. Walking distance to the ferry.  F.P.$11,90��;  SKYLINE DRIVE: This 70x59x131*  122 ft. lot with expansive view of Ihe Bay  area and Gibsons Village is well priced,  at ONLY F.P.$11,500.  SHAW ROAD: Newly Completed!  The most conveniently located subdivision in Gibsons. Only 2 blocks from  Shopping Centre and both elementary  and secondary schools. Level building  sites with some clearing on a newly  formed cul de sac. These prime lots on  sewer and all services are going fast!  Get yours now while they last. Priced  from: F.P.$11,900.  ACREAGE  ROBERTS CREEK: Lower Road. ZVi  acres with year round creek. Partially  finished log house on concrete foundation. Plans for completion available  and most of the logs are already cut.  F.P.$26.50(jj  I  GOWER   PT   ROAD:      One   halt   ace*  10O'x217'   on   the corner  of   14th  arf^  Gower Point Road.    Driveway  into one  of  the   many   excellent   building   sites?'  Some  merchantable  timber.      Property"  slopes to the west  for view   and   late  sunsets. This has to be considered prime  property. F.P.$18,000.  McCULLOUGH     RD     &      SUNSHINE  COvAST HWY:   Close to one acre treed  property with  subdivision   possibilities,.  F.P.$22,500.  HENRY ROAD: Rural Gibsons. O"  acres. Building site cleared and drivewayv  in. Chaster Creek is just 60 feet from the  rear of the property line providing the  ultimate in privacy. This manageable,  sized acreage is ready to build on and has  ali services. F.P.$22.900.  ROBERTS CREEK: Lower Road. 1.12J  acres in the very desirable Roberts Creek  area. There is a driveway already in  and a tapped Artesian well on the property. Road dedicated at the back of the  property will allow future subdivision.  Vendor must sell. Try your offer. Price  reduced. F.P.$12,500.  J 12.  Coast News, November 8,1977.  I*���'  i c.  ASK ABOUT OUR STEREO RENTALS  CALL  i  j886-9733    ^  I *&%&*  RENT COLOR 5  -No Deposit j  -3 Month Min. 5  - ^  ��� OPEN 10:00a.m.-6:00 p.m.  ��� Tuesday - Saturday  Tm ��� nru ��\  885-3271  New location:  Wharf Road, Sechelt  GIBSONS ��� NEW NEW NEW ��� Located on Chaster Rd.,  close to the new school, this 3 bedroom ranch style attractive  well constructed home is a must to see! On your shopping  list for homes, brick fireplace in large living room, quality  carpets throughout, large carport. The price is right!  $42,900. Jim Wood 885-2571.  SELMA PARK ��� BARGAIN! WHY PAY RENT! Three  bedrooms with V2 basement, fireplace in cosy living room,  sewing room, kitchen with dining area, utility room, W/W  carpets throughout, garage plus garden shed. Owner will  consider offers on this I.R. lease land home. Asking $13,500.  Jim Wood 885-2571.  SANDY HOOK ROAD ��� ACREAGE ��� Excellent mobile  home with improvements, on large concrete pad, very large  garage with workshop area, vegetable garden. This desirable  2.8 acres of parklike property has subdivision possibilities  or develop your own country estate. Price $39,900. Jim  Wood 885-2571.  SECHELT ��� MEDUSA STREET ��� 3 bedroom solid construction, Franklin fireplace in living room, harwood floors,  roomy kitchen, close to the park and all amenities. Owner  wants action so try your offer on the asking price of $39,900.  Jim Wood 885-2571.  SELMA PARK SUMMER HOME WINTERIZED ��� Can be  year round residence. Park basement, A.O. heat, stove &  fridge stays. View property. $19,500 offers. Ed Baker  885-2641.  RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES - Well treed for seclusion.  125 x 200. Trailers allowed. Power & water. $11,000.  Ed Baker 885-2641.  BAYVIEW VIEW LOT. 103x200. Serviced. Good building  site. $17,000. Ed Baker 885-2641.  MOBILE HOME SITE ��� Half acre treed lot with water  and hydro on Cooper Rd. Only $10,000. Chuck Dowman  885-9374.  SPECULATORS' SPECIAL ��� older house needs fixing up on  a corner double lot. City water and access to beach. Asking  $22,900. Chuck Dowman 885-9374.  AGENTS FOR WELCOME WOODS DEVELOPMENT.  V3 acre treed lots - as low as $8,500.  Century West Real Estate Ltd.      885-3271  Evor \  Uepondenuy Gwned.and Operated  For Rent  2 bdrm waterfront home, fireplace, elect, stove, heat. Roberts  Creek. $185. per mo. Call  886-2113. ^49  New large 3 bdrm deluxe suite,  sliding glass doors opening onto  deck. Drapes, stove & fridge  included. Rent: $350. per mo.  Will deduct $100 off rent for  caretaker services until March  31st. No work involved - just  keep a general eye on the place.  Not suitable for small children or  pets. Rural area. For info:  886-9352.  #45  Waterfront, Granthams, furnished, two bedroom suite, heat  incl. no pets. $200. per month.  886-2555. #45  Bachelor suite, furnished, at  Granthams Landing. $110. per  mo. 886-2555. #45  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  For Rent  2  bdrm  furnished  trailer,   near  waterfront.       Sorry,    no   dogs  886-2887 or 886-9033. t.f.n!  Room & Board available at  Bonnie-Brook Lodge. Meals &  services incl. laundry.  Private room. 886-9033.  Gower Point ocean beach esplanade. ,  Two bedroom home, clean, furnished, $175.00 per mo.- Phone  883-2321. #47  Boats  Large 3 bdrm. duplex, W/W  carpets, newly decorated, Hwy  101, Roberts Creek, $250. per mo.  Eves: 885-5305. #46  18' K & C 120 OMC drive full top  $4,400. 883-2266. #45  1975 85 Merc, long shaft, brand  new, just re-built. Bills to show.  $1,700. 886-9067. #45  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.,  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone:     885-9425,  885-9747, 885-3643, 886-9546. tfn  Log salvage boat, 23 ft., 2 statiqn  hydraulics, good accommodation.  VHF. Offers? 886-2365. #46  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST  Before you buy, investigate the advantages of this rent-to-  ..'-..j  own plan.   All monies paid apply to purchase.   Why tie  up your cash or borrowing power?   1st and last months  rent and drive away.   ������,-��--_��� ,-����  EXAMPLES  Based on 36 month lease  78 F250 pickup  $148 per mo.  Total$5328.  Lease end Price  $2175.  or simply return  77 Econoline Van  $136 per mo.  Total $4896.  Lease end Price  $1975.  or simply return  78C100ChevPU V  $129 per mo.     7:  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Camero HT  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  78 Zephyr Sedan  $124 per mo.  Total $4464.  Lease end Price  $1825.  or simply return  78 Dodge Van  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  ,  Lease end Price ������:  $1875.  pr simply return  78 Fiesta 3 DR  $99 per mo.  Total $3564.  Lease end Price  $1400.  or simply return  78F1504X4  $155 per mo.  Total $5580.  Lease end Price  $2275.  or simply return  78 Olds Cutlass  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  For further information CALL COLLECT  GILLE   CHAMPAGNE    987-7111  Belmont Leasing Ltd.  1160 Marine Drive  North Vancouver, B.C. D 00479A  DAVIS BAY: on the beach.  2 bdrm. home across from  Davis Bay. beach. Corner lot  .60 x 150'. House in good  condition & immediately  available. Shake roof, shingle  siding, all fenced. EASY  PAYMENT TERMS. F.P.  $47,500. with $10,000. down.  SECHELT VILLAGE: This  home is very good value, 3  bdrms and lge. utility room,  teak cabinets throughout  kitchen and ensuite. Wall to  wall carpets. View lot. Priced  at $38,900.  WATERFRONT HOME:  Located on Redrooffs Rd. at  Welcome Beach. Clean, near-  new 6 room stucco bsmt.  home. Well insulated, twin  seal windows and sliding doors  to sundeck. Heatilator fire-  _ place, nice dining area in  f kit., plus sep. dining room  facing view of Merry Island  and Welcome Pass. Lge.  80 x 360' treed property w/  workshop. Above ground  bsmt. with wood and coal  stove for canning or guests.  Good value at $79,500. F.P.  Redroofs Estates Recreation Lots  Before you look any further let us show you  the lowest priced lots in the Redrooffs area:  prices are from $9,500 to $11,500.    All lots  ,are approximately Vz acre in area.  1,180 SQ. FT. PART BASEMENT VILLAGE HOME:  All finished main floor with 3  bdrms and a spare room  down. Carport under the  house. Good value for $43,900  \  .-:.-��� "O  /��  J4Q  \  Ml   01 f(  ���rs wi I  be   qivt.'n  s< nous;  cons icif  rat 1 0:1  Lot   Nur  >i��c r  I'ricu  10'J  S   10,500  110  10,600  11 1  10,450  112  10,450  1 13  10,250  1!4  10,250  115  10,250  116  10,200  1 17  10,500  118  11,000  119  UolO  120  11 ,500  121  11,500  122  10,000  123  10.000  124  10,050  125  9,750  126  9,650  127  9,500  "/*';  ''>���.  /.'       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Ul **0  Ut #31  Ut #M  iderson  REALTY LTD  885-3211  For further information on the above contact:  George Townsend, 885-3345;     Stan Anderson, 885-2385;  Jack Anderson, '    885-2053;     Doug Joyce,      885-2761  Frank Lewis, 885-9997;     toll free 684-8016  FREE REAL ESTATE CATALOGUE  Post Office Box 1219, Sechelt  Boats  NEW HOME  WARRANTY  PROGRAM OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Registered Builder Member  * Dtv>��wn alPKilf N��w Ham* S^,*.,. kic  SeaCoast Design  and Construction Ltd.  885-3718       Box 1425  885-9?13 (Res.) Sechelt, B.C.  Property  By owner: New three bedroom  house, 1,300 sq. ft., full basement  two fireplaces, ensuite, double  glass windows, double plumbing,  sundeck, fantastic view in Davis  Bay area. Ready for immediate  possession. 885-3773. #46  View lot with building Sargent  Rd. Gibsons. $19,900. o.b.o.  Also: Level 80 x 150 serviced lots  on Hwy. Langdale Chines.  $13,000. o.b.o. 876-7773 or  434-6326. #47  ohile Homes  Cars & Trucks       Mobile Homes  1977 Mercury Monarch 4-dr. Sed.  6 cyl. 4 speed transmission with  overdrive, radio, only 7,000  miles on this near new car. Over  30 M.P.G. $4,400. o.b.o. Call  886-2738. ���      #46  1968     Chrysler     $600.     o.b.o.  886-7105. #45  12 x 60 Mobile Home, semi-  furnished on Landscaped lot on  North Road. School bus stops  right at driveway, mail box is  close by too. A good price at  $24,700 or make me an offer.  886-9041. tfn  Cortina 4-door 1600 automatic.  Really good condition. Over 30  M.P.G. 886-2810. #45  1968  Ford   Vi   ton  Pick-up,   rebuilt   motor,   standard.   $1,500.  885-3279. #45  COAST  HOMES  885-9979  Ford Va ton, window van, A-l  shape, must sell, $1,850. Call  885-2030. #48  1968 VW 1500 Beetle, Deluxe,  new rings, pistons, sleeves and  valve grind, new heater boxes  and muffler. Worth $600. Cibie-  lights, interior good. After 6.  call 885-2907. $850. firm.        #45  Property  Older home with beautiful view,  3 bdrms. basement, W/W,  elec. stove, fridge, deep freeze &  garbage burner, double garage &  workshop with own 100 amp service. On cable, sewer, etc.  $39,900. firm. Eves: 886-2990.  #46  MUST SELL!  Vi acre lot, Langdale Chines.  $12,700. 886-7218. #45  BY OWNER  2 bdrm. house, 8 yrs. old on large  level lot in Gibsons. $28,000.  886-7993 or 886-9269. #45  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  New homes selling for cost from  builder. Low, low down payment-  Chaster Road area. Skylights,  fireplace. Mortgages. Phone  885-3356. #45  Complete Selection  of Mobile Homes  24 x 44 to 24 x 60  12x68 Deluxe Units  14x52, 14x60  and 14 x 70 available  NEW  12 x 68 Bendix Leader. 3 bdrm..  fridge,   stove,  fully  furnished.  Carpet in Master bdrm., living  room, patio door, fully skirted  with verandah.    HURRY! only  2 left. F.P. $16,500.  12 x 62 Bendix Leader, 2 bdrm..  fridge, stove, fully furnished.  Carpet in Master bdrm.. living  room, patio door. Fully skirted  with veranda. HURRY! Onlv 1  left! $15,500.  12 x 48 Moduline.  fridge, stove, fullv  $7,995. plus tax.  .2   bdrm..  furnished.  12x68NeoncxESTIV. 3 bdrm.  fridge, stove, fully furnished.  A DELUXE UNIT. HURRY!  $14.500.plus tax.  All units may be furnished and  decorated to your own taste.  Park space available for both  single and double wides.  COAST HOMES  Across from  Sechelt Legion  Dave: 885-3859  ^... evenings  Bill: 885-2084  evenings  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  NEW UNITS  The new 14-ft. wides are here!  14 x 70 Meadowbrook - 3 bdrm  & den. Master bdrm. has  ensuite plumbing. Mirrored  closet doors. All appliances  incl. built-in dishwasher &  dryer. Built-in china cabinet  Completely furnished &  decorated.  LAST NEW 12   WIDE  12   x   60   Colony.   2   bdrms  fully     funished.     decorated.  Delivered and set up.    Clearance Price: $13,500. including  tax.  USED UNITS  1966 Chickasha 10x50 -  bdrm. furnished with 14 x 20  extension. Loads of cup  boards. Set up on large, well  landscaped lot.  1975 12 x 64 Ambassadorc,  2 bdrm.. fridge A stove.  Reduced to $10,900.  24 x 48 double wide, 2 bdrms.  plus den, fully carpeted,  5 appliances. Large sundeck.  two paved driveways.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  1967 Pathfinder trailer. 12 x 55.  two bedrooms in good condition.  Asking $8,000. o.b.o. Fridge &  stove included. 886-9192.        #48  3 bdrm. mobile home, good  condition. Priced dropped to  $8,000. for quick sale. After 4:30  p.m. call 884-5312. #45  Facts About  FUNERALS  r   :       \  ��� The local funeral home  charges no fee for pre-arranging  and recording your funeral Instructions. Those who have  already enrolled in Funeral  Plans or Societies, but prefer arrangements or service locally,  should take advantage of our  Pre-Arrangement Plan.  ��� The local funeral home  offers all types of services,  Funeral or Memorial, at moderate cost.  ��� The local funeral home  will arrange for local or distant  burials, cremations, or services  in other localities.  ��� At time of bereavement,  your first call should be to the  local funeral home, no matter  what type of arrangements you  prefer.  for further information  write or phone:  D. A. Devlin  owner-manager  Devlin Funeral Home  1665 Seaview Rd.,  Gibsons      886-9551  aaa  k INDEPENDENT ELECTRICAL SURVEYS  TESTING & ANALYSIS OF INSTALLATIONS  PROTECTION AT NOMINAL COST  DETAILED REPORTS AND RECORDS  * HOME * COMMERCE * INDUSTRY v"  ���a-  Special home buyer - home owner service  Be aware in times of spiralling prices  Comprehensive checks: Safety, Structural,  Energy Conservation, Upgrading, Additions.  * Preventative maintenance appraisals  Licensed  Call 886-2613  Trove/  Afo*Uuue&t  *7*auel  Help us plan your  trip - Business or  Pleasure  Air/Sea/Train  Tickets  Pre-packaged or  Individualized Tours  AGNESLABONTE \  886-7710  Northwest Travel Ltd  1278 sq. ft. three bedroom home in Cheryl Ann Park,  Roberts    Creek.  FOR SALE ���  $59,500.  Features:  ���  ���  ���  ���  thermo-pane  windows  shake roof  2 heatilator  fireplaces  2-piece ensuite  concrete  driveway  enclosed  carport  ���.   ..*jfc.KAiUrtB��*7  *^C��a*,.��^' *���A ,.>.*���. "nisi,     ������ ;   * -**v-. ���.;-.:     ���-%r   ���*�����.<__���."#*..���-i_      >���   (    .5*  PHONE 886-2207 or 886-7995 after 5:00 p.m.  J  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT        NOTICE OF POLL  Public notice Is hereby given to the electors of the region aforesaid that a poll has become necessary at the  election now pending, and that I have granted such poll; and further, that the persons duly nominated as  candidates at the said election, for whom only votes will be received are:  AREA "A"  NAME OFFICE TERM OF OFFICE     ADDRESS OCCUPATION  HARRISON, Joseph Henry        Director 2 Years Madeira Park School Teacher  PATERSON, John Todd Director 2 Years Madeira Park Retired  SIM, Duncan Alexander Director 2 Years Madeira Park Retired  Such Polls will be opened at Madeira Park Elementary School, Egmont Elementary School and Pender Harbour  Auto Court, Garden Bay on the 19th day of November, 1977, between the hours'of 8:00 o'clock in the forenoon  and 8:00 o'clock in the afternoon, of which every person is hereby required to take notice and govern himself  accordingly.  AREA"C"  LEE, Charles William Director 2 Years Selma Park Retired  PEARSON, Barry Harold Director 2 Years Davis Bay Contractor  Such Poll will be opened at Davis Bay Elementary School on the 19th day of November, 1977, between the hours  of 8:00 o'clock in the forenoon and 8:00 o'clock in the afternoon, of which every person is hereby required to  take notice and govern himself accordingly.  2 Years  2 Years  Gibsons  Gibsons  AREA"E"  CROSBY, Kenneth Allan Director  GIBB, George R. Director  Such Poll will be opened at Cedar Grove Elementary School on the 19th day of November, 1977, between the  hours of 8:00 o'clock in the forenoon and 8:00 o'clock in the afternoon, of which every person is hereby required  to take notice and govern himself accordingly.  Real Estate Agent  Log Scaler  , 1977, betwtw.. U1C  person is hereby required  ALSO, take notice that an advance poll will be held in the office of the Sunshine Coast Regional District, Thurs  day, November 17, 1977, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., for Electoral Areas "A", "C", ane  lipIT  Given under my hand this 4th day of November, 1977.  M. B. Phelan  Returning Officer Pender  by Pender Harbour & District  Ratepayers Association Publicity  Committee.  ] Over the next week you will  probably be reading about the  results.of the planning questionnaire circulated recently in the  Pender Harbour area by the  Ratepayers Association.  : .The questionnaire has been  replied to by about 30% of the  pfeople it was sent to, which is  well above average for a mailed  questionnaire, so we are calling  it;a success. Wherever the people  Have given a clear verdict on  planning issues they can expect  the Ratepayers Association to  reflect this in forming policy.  ��� The Ratepayers are proud of  their questionnaire, just as they  aVe proud of being the only community association on the Sunshine Coast to publish a regular  weekly column on community  affairs. Not that we think we are  any threat to Mr. Gallup or Mr.  Fotherihgham - what we take  pride in is our policy - the policy  of the Ratepayers Association  since its inception ten years  ago - that local government must  be taken to the people. There are  many community associations in  this district, and many different  policies - for development, a-  gainst development, but we feel  we can safely say no other group  has so energetically pursued a  course of taking policy to the  community at large and letting  the people shape it as the Pender  Harbour and District Ratepayers  Association/  r-: - -     ��� -fr & -si-  Speaking of Ratepayers policy,  the local election campaign has  brought out the usual hardworking little gang of rumour  spinners who for lack of any  honest reason to criticize Ratepayer-backed Regional District  candidate Joe Harrison have  been telling people the Ratepayers want to drive industry  away, harass development, rob  Our children of jobs and otherwise "stop progress."  No one familiar with the history of the Ratepayers Associa- ,  tion is likely to believe this,  but for the benefit of anyone who  just tuned in, the rumour is  totally baseless. The Ratepayer  Association was originally founded in order to fight Regional  District zoning which would have  Closed the area off to any industry  except tourism and recreation.  The association has recently been  quite vocal in. its opposition to  the community plan because of  its restrictivehess towards anything but the recreational/residential industries. The Ratepayers   Association   has   always  ratepayers  favoured keeping tfie area open  to as many and as varied income-  producing activities as possible.  The questionnaire has proved  that the overwhelming majority  of area residents oppose the ban  on backyard industry now in  effect over Francis Peninsula  and many parts of the Harbour,  and the association will naturally  take its direction from the people  in this matter as they have done  in the past.  The point is, no one has to  worry about the... Ratepayers  Association going off down some  path of its own without regard  for the wishes of the community,  because the way it is set up  this couldn't happen. Special  interest groups like the Property  Owners Association or the Social  Credit Club can do this with  impunity because they have never  pledged themselves to be responsible to the expressed wish  of the area's people in the way  the Ratepayers Association has.  So the next time you hear  anyone laying down a line about  the Ratepayers or any candidate  pledged to a Ratepayer program  being "against everything"  tell them the Ratepayers oppose  only what the people instruct  them to oppose. The chances  are you'll find yourself in conversation either with someone  who has been misinformed or  else a disgruntled fast-buck  artist whose nose is out of joint  because . the Ratepayers spoke  out against some pre-fab Babylon  like the one recently proposed at  Canoe Pass. Developments like  that, which are built with outside money by outside contractors and leave the area with a  basketful of expensive service  problems, do nothing to buoy the  local economy or provide jobs.  ���fr    -fr    -fr  The 1977 Regional election  marks the first time there has  been a three-way race for the  director's chair in Area 'A'.  Besides Harrison and incumbent  Jack Paterson, both of whom are  quite well known, papers have  been filed by Duncan Sim. who  is hardly known at all although he  claims to have lived in the area  since 1974. Little is known of  Mr. Sim's position except that he  is a close neighbour and friend  of Mrs. Cathy McQuitty. who  usually backs strongly pro-development candidates. Mr. Sim  is reported to favour municipal  government for Pender Harbour  and spoke at a Ratepayer meeting  criticizing opposition to the  Alaska tanker traffic.  More Letters  to the Editor  erty Owners  Editor:  I notice a lot of people griping  about their leaders being fence-  sitters these days. They shouldn't worry. Up here in Pender  Harbour we have one who can't  even sit on the fence - he keeps  falling off.  Jack Paterson has switched  sides on the Canoe Pass condominium deal so many times 1  don't think anyone could keep  track.  When it first came up last  spring he asked his local advisory  committee about it and they pulled him down on the "against"  side.of the fence.  Then he went back to talk to  the planners and the developers,  and it seems they got him over on  the "for" side of the fence,  because he came back to the  advisory committee and told  them their objections were  groundless.  At a public meeting October  16 he told a bunch of us he was  all for it, then after we spent a  couple of hours drumming on  his skull with arguments "against", we got him back on our side.  At the public hearing one  week later he was up on the  fence again. In fact he was very  upset that the papers had reported his brief visit to our side.  We have over a hundred people  there shaking that fence as hard/  as we could but somebody must  have nailed him down because  the most we could get him to  do was lean over our way a bit.  He would have liked to have  promised us the Regional Board  would stop the condominium but  the problem, he said, was those  other directors. No matter how  much he argued our case, those  other guys might vote for the  thing and overrule us all.  Well, then it went to the  Regional Board meeting last  week. We waited with bated  breath to see what these nefarious "other directors" would  do, but they were with us to a  man! They said, if the people  of Pender Harbour don't want  this project let's just kill it at  the first opportunity. ?->  There was-, only one director  who dragged his feet. And who  was that? You guessed it.  Paterson's last dying attempt  to  stop   the  condominium   case  7ZJJSSIFIEZ7 ADS  School District No. 46 (Sechelt) B.C.  NOTICE OF POLL ��� RURAL AREA "B'  Public Notice is hereby given to the electors of the School Attendance Zone  above mentioned that a poll has become a necessity at the election now pending,  and that I have granted such poll, and, further, that the persons duly nominated  as candidates at the said election for whom only votes will be received are:  TWO TO BE ELECTED  NAME  DOUGLAS, Donald Gardner  FRIZZELL, Timothy J.   ,  SMITH, Jock Taylor  ��� TERM   ���  to 31 Dec/79  ADDRESS  R.R. 4 Grandview,  Gibsons, B.C.  Davis Bay  13636 HoweyRd.,  Surrey, B.C.  OCCUPATION  Businessman  Truck driver .  Educational  Counsellor  Such poll will be opened on the 19th day of November 1977 between the hours  of 8:00a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at:  GVRD Office, 2215 W. 10th Ave., Vancouver  Collins Hall, Bowen Island  Langdale Elementary School  Cedar Grove Elementary School  Roberts Creek Elementary School  Davis Bay Elementary School  ADVANCE POLL will be open, as follows:  BOWEN ISLAND voters:  GVRD Office, 2215 W. 10th Ave., Vancouver  Buchanan Residence, Trout Lake Rd., Bowen Island  between the hours of 8:30a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the 10th day of November 1977.  SUNSHINE COAST RESIDENTS:  Regional Board ^/^ 11:00a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Sc^oTBoard OfZA^Ofl^er Rd., Gibsons between the hours of 8:30  of which every person is hereby required to take notice and govern himself  accordingly.  Given under my hand at Gibsons, B.C., this 31st day of October, 1977.  JOAN RIGBY  Returning Officer  from being closed was to have  the decision put off - until after  the election. His reasons were  very puzzling - he was in a sticky  legal situation, he said. He could  go to jail! He was afraid he had  somehow illegally influenced  the board by what he had "said  in the papers, but the board  itself didn't seem influenced in  the slightest. In fact one director said he didn't know yhat  Paterson was talking about!  What was he talking about?  It is common enough to hear  one politician threatening to  put another one in jail, but here  was the spectacle of a politician  threatening to throw himself  in jail!  At the same .time this very  strange mari is asking the people  of Area 'A' to re-elect him for  another two-year term.    ���  If Mr. Paterson wants to be  taken seriously by the voters I  think he's going to have to give  us a very clear and honest explanation of this strange behaviour of his - if he can.  Frank White  -Area     'A'     Property     Owner's  ; Association, Lloyd Davis.  A great many people, members  ��� of this Association and other residents as well, have seemed concerned that I have not entered into the distasteful pre-election  campaigning I have been reading  in this paper. The reason for this  barrage of garbage is very evident.  At the first meeting of the Planning Committee, of which I am  a member. Mr. Causey, Committee Chairman and also Chairman  of the Ratepayers, at that time,  suggested that we not involve our  respective organizations. Agreeing that this could do the community a dis-service. hinder the  Committee and discourage some  of its members, I respected that  request totally. Not so, the Ratepayers, through no fault of Mr.  Causey.  The Property Owners believe  they should attack the problem,  not the person, as happened in  public recently. When the Plan is  complete the Property Owners  will be for or against, according  to the wishes of the majority and  not influenced by the noise being  made over a single issue. Nor  do we intend to hamper the Com  mittee by continually criticizing  their efforts, ridiculing any of its  members or mis-quoting them.  For the benefit if those readers  that were totally misinformed by  the Tecent article entitled Pender  Settlement, the following article  is quoted from the second draft  of the Settlement Plan.  5.6.25 "Members of the Community should be encouraged to  consolidate private floats into  communal wharves".  Commercial floats were not even mentioned. I am against Communal wharves however as it  leaves the road open to abuse.  They could all become miniature  marinas without the benefit of  shore facilities, garbage disposal  or additional Commercial revenue  for the water Boards involved.  I.believe the whole article is a  biased report of that meeting as  the reading of the minutes at the  next meeting will prove.  I am a firm believer of freedom  of speech but not somebody  else's speech in my mouth.  Lloyd  Davis.   President  Coast News, November 8,1977.  Harbour  Clinic  13.  Cars & Trucks  F��  Pender Harbour Health Clinic  Auxiliary will hold their annual  Xmas Bazaar December 3rd  12:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Madeira  Park Community Hall. This year  we will feature a children's flea  market, home baking, various  gift items and you will have an  opportunity to see arts and crafts  by our own craftspeople. Donations of gift items and Xmas  baking will be greatly appreciated to make this event worthwhile. Further information may  be obtained from Ruth Kobus  at . 883-9603 or Violet Evans  883-2625.  Madeira Park Lions Club  really roared when the Pender  Harbour Bargain Barn needed a  new roof. It was this fine group  of gentlemen who came to the  rescue and donated all the  labour. This Bargain Barn is  operated by the Pender Harbour  Health Clinic Auxiliary to keep  and help finance our clinic.  We thank you one and all from  the bottoms of our hearts.  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  Land Use Regulation Amendment  By-law No. 96.25  Pursuant to section 703 of the Municipal Act a  public hearing will be held to consider the following by-law of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District. All persons who "deem their interest in  property affected by the proposed by-law shall  be afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters  contained in the by-law.      J7  By-law No. 96.25 will amend Land Use Regulation  By-law No. 96, 1974 to include D.L. 909, Plan  14500, Block 7, Lot B in a Public and Institutional  1 Zone. The land is currently in a R2 Zone located  on Rosamund Road, wesCof Pratt Road. The  proposal would allow the construction of a studio  for the Gibsons School of Theatre Dance.  The hearing will be helctjat the Cedar Grove  School on Chaster Road at ?7:30 p.m. on Tuesday,  November 22,1977. ��� f  _Sfcui^JS:  j3ggi.VjCffa��:  The above is a synopsis' of By-law No. 96.25  is not deemed to be an -interpretation of the  by-law. The by-law may 7 be inspected at the  Regional District Offices,; 1248 Wharf Street,  Sechelt, B.C; during office hours namely Monday  to Wednesday 8i30 to 4:00 p.m. and Thursday  and Friday 8:30 to 5:45 p.m7:  Sunshine Coast Regional District  *Box 800, Sechelt, B.C.        I:  VON3AO &;  885-2261 | (Mrs.) A/G. Pressley  7  Secretary-Treasurer  " m  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  BY-LAW NO. 126(1)  V A by-law to amend the Sunshine Coast Regional  District Building and   Plumbing   By-Law  No.  7 126, 1976.  The Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District  in open meeting assembled enacts as follows:  1. The Sunshine Coast Regional District Building  and Plumbing By-law No. 126, 1976 is hereby  amended as follows:  Under Section 2.   Administration the following  7 new clauses be added:  2.1.3. Application for Building Permit  (g) when the building or works is to be constructed on islands under the jurisdiction of  the Islands Trust, be accompanied by a site  plan with a stamped approval from the  Islands Trust.  2.4.2 Special Inspection  (b)   where an owner requests an inspection that  is to be carried out on an island under the  -     jurisdiction of the Islands Trust the owner  -^tt^hplay^  "*"���������  such inspMtibn!- -<������-.  Take notice that the above is a true copy of By-law  No. 126 (1), cited as the "Sunshine Coast Regional  District Building and Plumbing Amendment  By-law No. 126 (1), 1977" as read a third time  by the Regional Board on the 27th day of October,  1977.  Dated at Sechelt, B.C. this 2nd day of November,  1977.  (Mrs. A. G. Pressley  " '    . Secretary-Treasurer  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  886-7919      DL01342A  1970 Ford Custom  ��� 2-Door H.T., 302 Auto.  P.S., P.B., Radials & Cibies  ' 1971 Dodge Sportsman Van  1973 Dodge Polara  440, Auto.. P.S, P.B.  1976 Austin Mini  1973 Fiat 128  4-doorSedan  1970 Camero 6 cyl. Auto.  1966 Chev Walk-in Van .  1966 Plymouth 4-door  Sedan 6cyl. Auto.  1967 Cougar H.T.  289, Auto., P.S., P.B.  1975 Chevy Nova  6cyl. Auto.  1973 Ford Ranger F 100  1971 Volkswagen Van  1970 Ford Van  Camperized, Stove. Bed.  Furnace. Cabinets  1973 Toyota Pick-up  1969 Pontiac H.T. V8  P.S., Automatic -  1968 Chyrsler Newport  4-Door H.T. (Met. Green)  1968 Ford Fairlane 500  2-Door H.T.  1968 Chevy Nova V-8  Auto. 4-Door Sedan  1968 Ford Galaxie  H.T. Auto.  1972 Chev Belair  2-Door H.T.. V8. Auto.  1970 Toyota Corona MKII  Wagon  1967 Ford F250 Pick-up  360 VH. Auto.  .;^..~.^7i97<>M��vcrick^-~���  2-Door; tvAimfr-- <  1969 Viva  4-|)oorSedan  1970 Chrysler New Port  4-Door Sedan. Radio.  Tape Deck. AT.. P.S.: I'.B.  1973 Courier Pick-up  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  At the corner of  Pavne Rd. & Hwy 101  886-7919  VILLAGE  GIBSONS  NOTICE OF POLL  Public notice is hereby given to the electors off the municipality aforesaid that a Poll has  become necessary at the election now pending and that I have granted such Poll; and,  further, that the persons duly nominated as candidates at the said election, for whom only  votes will be received, are:-  SURNAME  OTHER NAMES  OFFICE  RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS     OCCUPATION  BLAIN  LABONTE  AMIEL  MARSHALL  METZLER  TRAINOR  MARSHALL  METZLER  LORNEBARR  LAURENT  TERRY NORMAN  JOHN CLARKE  JAMES SEYMOUR  MAYOR  MAYOR  ALDERMAN  ALDERMAN  ALDERMAN  LAWRENCE RUSSELL     ALDERMAN  JOHN CLARKE  JAMES SEYMOUR  REGIONAL DIRECTOR  REGIONAL DIRECTOR  1145 Gower Pt. Rd.  Fairmont Road  #90-S. C. Trailer Park  1773 Glen Rd.  1526 Sargent Rd.  1714 Martin Rd.  1773 Glen Rd.  1526 Sargent Rd.  Retired  Pulp Mill Worker  Dry Cleaner  Plumber  Retired  Retired  Plumber  Retired  Such Poll will be opened at the Gibsons Municipal Office, 1490 South Fletcher Road on  the 19th day of November, 1977 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., of which  every person is hereby required to take notice and govern himself accordingly.  Given under my hand this 31st day of October, 1977.  J. W. Copland  Returning Officer 14.  Coast News, November 8,1977.  Sechelt council  The usual S5.00 prize is offered for the correct location of the above. Send your entries  to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. Eleven-years old Todd Walker of Box 734, Sechelt,  was last week's winner, correctly identifying the location of the picture as being at the  Roberts Creek Post Office.  General Motors Branch in area  The first fully authorized General Motors Branch on the Sunshine Coast is now in full operation. Sunshine General Motors,  owned and operated by Sunshine  Motors Ltd.. which company  operates the Chevron Service  Station at the corner of Wharf  and Dolphin Streets in Sechelt.  Sunshine Motors Ltd. is an  entirely family owned local  business, with Bud Koch as president, his wife Marion as secretary, son Ronald is the vice-  president, son-in-law Reg Dixon  is the office manager, and  daughter Terry  Hcin  drives the  Police  Property vandalism is on the  upswing at Roberts Creek. On  Beach Avenue last week a gate  valued at between three and four  hundred dollars was torn apart.  Other smaller incidents were also  reported, and patrols will be  stepped up accordingly.  Two stores in Gibsons were  burgled in the past fortnight. On  the 28th of October, the Music  Weavers was broken into and approximately S200 in cash was taken. Thieves gained entry into  the Elphinstone Co-op on Novem-  parts truck.  "Three of our mechanics have  been at the same location for  over twenty years," says Bud  Koch. "They are Sam McKenzie,  Tommy Ono and Butch Ono."  Others employed with Sunshine  Motors Ltd. are Owen McFet-  tridge, Doug May. Joe Vopinka,  Tony Petula. Fred Gower.  Joycie Higgs is the gas jockey and  Wayne Wright, with president  Koch, completes the sales  staff.  In an interview with the Coast  News. Koch stressed that the  G.M. dealership now open in  Sechelt would provide full G.M.  ber 2nd and made off with a  quantity of cigarettes and grocer-  A private home on Gilmore  Road was robbed of a mixed selection of liquor. Six -charges are  pending on one juvenile and one  adult.  Vandals have been tampering  with the rural route mail boxes  on Porpoise Bay Road.   service, including warranty work  on G. M. products regardless of  the place of purchase; a full  service of G.M. parts will be  available with prices comparative  anywhere. The Sales Department will have new trucks and  cars arriving daily.  The family-owned business  the oldest car dealership on  the Sunshine Coast, features  a 5-bay auto body shop, an 8-  bay service facility, a muffler  shop. It has a car lot on one side  of the street and a truck lot on  the other. "Our service is equal  to that you could find anywhere,"  says Koch.  At the regular meeting of the  Sechelt Council held on Wednesday, November 2nd, Alderman Leitner informed the members that a proposal for the leasing of the vacated Tyee building  at the Wilson Creek airport was  in the works. The airport Committee was willing to enter into  a five year lease at $400 per year.  The council were in approval of  such a lease.  Lots 1 to 6 adjacent to the airport were also given the green  light under the same terms.  These lots will be suitable > for  hangers or other industry directly  relating to the airport.  Zoning By-Law 178 was given  1st and 2nd readings. The properties involved in this by-law  are: the Arts Centre; the intermediate care home beside the  Elementary School; and the area  designated for a Baptist Church  on the Van Egmont subdivision.  Court News  At the provincial court held in  Sechelt on November 2nd, Francis Verhulst was fined $500 and  given 6 months probation for driving with an alcohol count of oyer  .08. For the same offence, Michael Negraiff as fined $200 with 6  months probation; Clarence  Speck $500 with 6 months probation; and Robert Landsy received  14 days at the lower mainland correctional centre and 6 months  probation.  Donald Stewart was fined $150  for catching over his limit in ling  cod and the fish were confiscated.  Lawrence Paul was found guilty  of breach of probation and was given a suspended sentence, three  months probation/and instructed  to do 25 hours of community  work. ili :  These are slated as public assembly.  The Cozy Court Motel is to be  rezoned from commercial 1 to  commercial 2, Brian's Auto  Body from commercial 1 to industrial 1, and the property directly  to the west of the Porpoise Bay  government wharf from residential 1 to marine 1.  A public meeting will be arranged on 'this matter between  November 18th and 25th.  It was felt by council that the  proposed subdivision at Reef and  Shoal be postponed until an overall plan ofthe area is compiled.  Alderman Kolibas recommended that the grant for the library  be increased to $700. She also  suggested that it was time for  schools and parents to become  involved in bringing about improvements in the dental and  health care for the area.  TO ADD TO OUR OTHER SERVICES  WE   PROUDLY ANNOUNCE  THE ADDITION OF   A  TYPEWRITER & MECHANICAL ADDING MACHINE  SERVICE DEPARTMENT  A fully qualified technician will be available every Saturday of the month.  Full repairs carried out in our offices. Quotations given prior to commencement of work.  Phone and request your machine to be picked up or drop them into our  offices on Friday to be worked on on Saturday.  FOR MORE   INFORMATION    885-3258  ecdeCt  e/tince  Wharf Road  N.D.P. BOOKSTORE  Next to Sears  Gibsons Harbour area  I Try us for good books  Dealer for  SUNSHINE COAST TV  SALES & SERVICE  in the * of downtown Sechelt  885-9816  Csii> Mark of Quality  APPLIANCES  and    TELEVISIONS  Ask about our "package" deals  SUNSHINE  MOTORS  is proud  to be appointed your  GM DEALER  '/////,('MttlWW  .. .. for the Sunshine Coast  with all four product lines  including:  CHEVROLET,PONTIAC  BUICK ,OLDSMOBILE ,  plus CHEVROLET & GMC trucks  ne  ^g;;;;:;||;:|i^liiP  5. FULL GMAC  6v DAILY parts  lllllll^^  :7:#:*77:7lrV:lE*7x*:*!��J|nk.JC��  Can we build one for you?  You choose the extras  and well build  THE CAR YOU WANT  exactly as you require it !!  At the corner of Wharf & Dolphin  in DOWNTOWN SECHELT  D.L.0OO645A  ill  11  our I^C^B.C. approved  CIO Silverado  Suburban

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