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Array LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY,  Parliament Buildings,  VICTORIA, B.C. V8V 1X4.  An historic final meeting of  / %Jhe Gibsons village council was  r   held Tuesday, December 21st,  �� in council chambers in Gib-  _��. Sons. The next time the council  .ji^meets will be as the Gibsons  :^town council on January 11th  " at 7:Q0. The community is iri-  Vited to an Open House for that  & first meeting. All residents of  v. the Town of Gibsons and  y "friends'' of the Town of Gib- -  sons are invited.  z     A population of over 2,600  |,has altered Gibsons' status  \ from village to town. The only  ] visible signs of the. transition  | will be the rewording of signs  "'and   of  letterheads   a<nd  r^envelppesi but internally the  Jfchange has more significance  .^ for Gibsons. 'C-OS.-; m  The council now has more  y autonomy in dealing with Vic  toria and more authority to  direct its-own affairs in such  matters as zoning. Only financial by-laws have to be approved by Victoria; all others can be  passed locally. The town's borrowing authority is increased  by about twenty-five per cent,  but as administrator Jack  Copland pointed out "we will  be very careful to face hard cold  economic facts and to be  realistic in terms of the times".  The main borrowing item at  present is the new fire truck for  the G.V.F.D. which will probably go to referendum in V  February. Valid estimates are1  now in and the West Howe  Sound Fire; Protection Committee is solidly behind the  firemen in their requests.  Another item to be considered is the Bluff sewer and a  To promote tourism  meeting with residents will take  ���place shortly to identify an acceptable course of action.  Under consideration also are  major waterworks improvements, including the  drilling of a third well and work  at the reservoir site. Council is  investigating what funding  assistance is available for these,  projects under the new Federal-'  Provincial job creation programmes.  Copland sees Gibsons..in  1983 as facing the problem of  ' 'increasing productivity while  maintaining the status quo in  terms of cost". But he declares,  "I am very optimistic about the  future of Gibsons". "We must  work to make sure wegrow the  way we want to," he said.  Coast goes to Boat Show  \  Sechelt's newest citizen, first baby born at St. Mary's in 1983, is Fraser Douglas, first-born son of  Mark Gandy and Elizabeth Down of Sechelt. Fraser Douglas arrived at 4:53 a.m., January 2nd,  weighing in at eight pounds, two ounces. Grandparents Peter and Penny Gandy of West Vancouver  and Muriel Down were baby Candy's first visitors. The baby is shown off here by his proud parents.  .-:'������'���'"���'.'��� ���.;\iV".'::'",.;r' ���George Matthews Photo  School brief pefsiiasive  programme saved  y.^  by Maryarine West v  *  An impressive number; of  . rteachers, parents and meihbers  v;of the Sechelt Indian Band attended the .School Board's  , December 21st meeting to protest the proposed termination  ; of the Indian Cultural pro-  < gramme conducted by Bradley  ��� Hunt at Sechelt Elementary  '��� School.  Both the Sechelt: Teachers  Association and Brian Butcher, principal of Sechelt  Elementary School, presented  : briefs attesting to the worth of  the courses and to the value of  Hunt's contribution to the  whole school community.  ��� Although the programme,  which brings Hunt into contact  -with all the children in the  school in a teaching capacity,  as well as acting as special  counsellor both for staff and  Indian children and liaison  wjth the Indian Band, is only'  three years old, it is already  showing positive results in improved feelings of self-esteem  in native children and better  understanding which results in  a more harmonious school, to  the benefit of all th.e children.  In a school in which almost a  quarter of the children are  native Indian, the School  Board has recognized the importance of making special  programmes and services  available to them.  Speaking on behalf of the  Parents Committee, Mrs.  Myhjll-Jones stressed the unique position of Sechelt Elementary School, pointing out that  Mr. Hunt's work provided the  only programme which truly  attempts to integrate the two  cultures, to bridge misunderstandings. It has caught the imagination of all the children.  Mrs. Joan Cowderoy read a  number of letters received from  non-native parents expressing  their concern at the loss of a  programme which has benefits  which reach out into the whole  community.  Chief Calvin Craigan and  Gilbert Joe spoke of their appreciation of Mr. Hunt's work  and expressed themselves confident that something could be  worked out, alternative funds  found, or a compromise reached, and asked the board for a  meeting in the new year to  discuss the status of both the  Indian Cultural programme  and the Native Environmental  Studies programme which has  also been adversely affected by  the cutbacks.  Later in the meeting, during  the discussion of the interim  budget, Trustee McKibbin proposed an amendment to the  motion for acceptance, which  deferred any action,  and  therefore restored 'the  necessary funding to the Indian  Cultural programme until  June, 1983. This amendment,  seconded by Trustee Stephen,  was unanimously accepted.  The interim budget is only a  preliminary spending plan  drawn up on the assumption of  what monies will be available  for the coming year, and which  will have to be revised for the  official budget due February,  after the Arbitration Board's  salary levels have been approved.  The School Board agreed to  incorporate the five non-  teaching days which the  teachers had to donate to the  restraint programme in the  Easter holidays. The spring  term will end on March 25th  and the summer term begin on  April 12th, 1983. .  As enrollment at the elementary school level has not reached the predictions.in either the  district or the department's  forecasts, it would seem the  new buildings planned for  Cedar Grove will be put oh hold  for the time being. Secretary-  Treasurer Mills, while encouraging the board to continue the fight for the needed  improvement to Cedar Grove,  didn't hold any real hope of  convincing the government of  that need.  Sunshine -Coast ��� Recreation  Consultants spokesman, David  Godfrey-Smith, has ainnounc-  _ ed that preparations "have  %��� begun to mount a display pro-  &' moting the Sunshine Coast at  /||, the combined Vancouver Inter-  " national Boat Show and Sports-  ���;m man's Show. The show begins  * on February 5th, 1983- at the-  ., PNE grounds in Vancouver.  ;gP   "With 110,000 visitors ex- ���  pected this year^ the show is an  excellent ��� place for ;Sunshine  ��&������-, Coast businesses and cqm-  ||;; munity groups to l^t^epubiic'  "' -Icniri^^abiriyi^^  G^dfrc^S^tiri^ca^e of the  current* national economy;������������  pePple are looking for places to  holiday that are close to home,  avoiding costly air travel, he explained. "We want to let them  know they're welcome here."  Godfrey-Smith explained  that with- the assistance of the  Economic Development Commission, it is hoped to mount a  truly regional display. Every  business on the Sunshine Coast  connected directly or indirectly  with the tourism industry is being sent a letter this week explaining the project and asking  for support.  "Obviously hotels, campgrounds, marinas, restaurants  and similar businesses stand to  benefit directly from increased  tourism. We hope these people  will actually mount a display  within our overall theme and  aictively promote their individual operation to the  show'svisitors.  "We do recognize, however,  that many businesses are hurting right now. We have made  arrangements for several levels  Arbitrator  says 3% for  teachers  An arbitration award giving  teachers in School District 46 a  three per cent across the board  salary increase was announced  last week.  While the award must be examined by the office of  restraint boss Ed Peck before it  is made official, the extra  money required to meet the  salary increase could result in  the lay-off of as many as six  teachers in the district.  (In a document sent to Mr.  Peck, local authorities have  cited an inability to pay without  "staff adjustments". A three  per cent increase in teacher  salaries amounts to approximately $180,000.  of participation within the project, so that everybody will be  able tb be at the show in some  The display will have an  overall theme and will provide  general information on the  Sunshine Coast area. Within  the thematic display there will  Sbe room for three levels of par-  l ticipatipn from area businesses  vand groups.  A business wanting to mount  an individual display and have  a person on hand to answer  questions or attract clients, can  ���*���  Godfrey-Smith explained that  it was hoped to attract about  ten individual displays in this  category.  Businesses unable to mount  their own display are offered  space within a community  display for the distribution of  brochures or business cards.  Several advertising projects'  will be run in conjunction with  the display, and an information  person,   retained  by the  Because the show is Only five  weeks away, Godfrey-Smith is  hoping for a quick response,  from businesses.  For further information,  please contact: David Godfrey-  Smith, Sunshine Coast Recreation Consultants, telephone  291-1902 or Oddvin Vedo,  Economic Development Commissioner, Sunshine Coast  Regional Board, telephone  885-2261.  By-law stops students  A by-law designed to prevent  school-aged children from  visiting the Arcade in the  Sunnycrest Mall during school  hours was given third and final  reading by Gibsons council on  December 21st. The by-law will  be put in effect by the new town  council when it meets January  11th. The new council will have  jurisdiction to pass such bylaws without seeking permission of Victoria.  By-law 488, which will prevent anyone under the age  of 15 from frequenting games  rooms containing amusement-  machines during school hours,  was passed by council following a request for such action  from the principal of Elphinstone Secondary School.  The new by-law limits the  hours of "persons apparently  or actually under the age of fifteen" using the machines, exr;  cept during specified times.m    \  The games rooms will be  restricted between the hours of  10 o'clock in the morning and  three, o'clock in the afternoon,  Mondays to Fridays inclusive,  or after 9:00 p.m. on Sundays ;  to Thursdays, unless on a  ���- school holiday.  Hotel gets hearing  The proposed Gibsons Landing Marine Hotel* will be  discussed at a public hearing on January 10th at 7:30 p.Tri, in,  the Municipal Hall.  The "resort concept" hotel is to be built on Gower Point  Road by developers Jon McRae and Art McGinriis pf  Panorama Construction. .,'���.'���  The sixty-room, four-storey marine hotel is designed to  operate as a full facility hotel with racquetball courts, sauna  rooms, pool and retail shops. ,  The zoning amendment to be discussed proposes rezoriing  three lots, 5,6 and 7, Parcel "A", D.L. 685, Plan 5579 from  Residential to Commercial.  Happy Birthday, Ada  The Coast News wishes a happy birthday to Sechelt  pioneer Ada Dawe who celebrated her 89th birthday on  December 30.  . i ���������  J  ''-J  ���  -,'t  A  i     ��  ���'..'��  �����:;;  -m  . J  ���&  ���\.  ��� ���$  ���<_..  -��� '4  ��� -������<  J-  ��v  <���  - ������'#  "i   ~  ':��  *. ���  y.  : - ',*'  i  -><>  ���V  ;J  '���' il  display's organizers will be ph���'.  hand to answer questions.  The third category of participation, called a Supporting  Sponsor, is for the business  that supports the idea, but is  unable to commit larger  amounts of time or money.  "We've tried to keep the  costs as reasonable as  possible," said Godfrey-  Smith. "The fees Collected will  cover everything; all show rental fees, display design^ construction and mounting and  several smfall advertising pro-  >?t]_5ser^an^hare p conjunction  floor space wiifjiin^ with the displays;'' -   -  ��� Vi  -I  ; 1 :  j .;  ���'}!  ill  -��� M  1i   ���  ;l:-i  .���i.y"  ;;���  %  i ;  *��� Coast News, January 3,1983  Hopeful signs  Although few people on the Sunshine Coast will be sad  to see the departure of 1982, there were some positive  signs in what was otherwise a bleak economic year.  There was, for example, a renewed sense of community  spirit and cooperation in projects such as the Dudley  Carter sculpture fund drive, the Rockwood Lodge project and the year-end Elves Club drive to bring Christmas  hampers to .the needy.  Furthermore, the work of the Economic Commission  is beginning to bear fruit and projects which will benefit  the local economy are in the early stages of development.  There has also been a renewed sense of the need to promote our area for tourism which, if fully developed, will  bring more visitors to the coast to the benefit of local  business.  In difficult times many businessmen showed a  remarkable degree of ingenuity and enterprise in offering  new goods and services while trimming costs.  All in all, with the lessons learned in 1982 and the  hopeful prospects of 1983, we look forward to a promising and productive year, a year in which more economic  activity and more employment will help erase the difficulties too many of our neighbours suffered during the  old year.  Statistics  are wonderful  Statistics are wonderful; they can do whatever we  want them to do.  Take for example the Minister of Education's  statistics which show that British Columbia spends the  second highest per pupil sum on education in the country. (We should be ashamed of spending money on our  kids?) Bill Vander Zalm uses this statistic to justify his  current campaign of harassment and abuse against the  teachers of the province.  We are in possession of some other statistics,  however, which seem to tell a somewhat different story.  They come from the B.C. School Trustees Association  and compare the cost sharing in various provinces for  education. The costs are shared between the provincial  governments and the property owners by way of property taxes.  We find in contemplating these statistics that B.C. is a  long way behind the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Figures for eastern  provinces are not available. The provincial government  we enjoy contributes 32.6 per cent of education costs as  of the restraint programme introduced on July 30, leaving the property owners picking up the tab for the remaining 67.4 per cent. In Alberta, the provincial  government contributes 62.1 per cent; in Saskatchewan  the provincial contribution is 53.0 per cent; in Manitoba  the provincial figure is 54.2 per cent; and in Ontario the  provincial government contributes 50.6 per cent.  It would appear then that this provincial government  is already bearing dramatically less of the education  costs than our provincial neighbours. Just something to  bear in mind the next time Blasting Billy fires from the  lip.  ...from the files of the COAST NEWS  I  5 YEARS AGO  The protracted B.C.  Telephone Company  strike became more than  just a male operator on  the telephone lines  when a sign marked "No  Telephone Service Ship  to Shore���B.C. Telephone Labour Dispute"  was posted on one of the  ships on the Horseshoe  Bay���Langdale run.  10 YEARS AGO  Furious rain starting  before Christmas Day,  covering 32 hours,  amounted to 3.95 inches  which helped already  high stream flows to increase into torrents,  creating considerable  damage.  15 YEARS AGO  Hartley Dent, NDP  candidate for the new  federal riding of Coast-  Chilcotin, was getting  around the Sunshine  Coast last week to meet  people. Apart from atten-  ding several short  meetings,    Mr.    Dent  visited the Canadian  Forest Products pulp  mill at Port Mellon.  20 YEARS AGO  School children of  Roberts Creek area  returned to their school  January 3, rebuilt following the fire which  destroyed the former  $60,000 building and  contents last July 29.  25 YEARS AGO  Electronics is helping  the Japanese fisheries  industry enlarge the  scope of its operations  and increase its catch.  Boats of only two or  three tons are being  modernized with electronic equipment. Electronic fish-finders are  now carried on 20 per  cent or 7,500 of all  Japanese fishing boats  of five tons or more.  30 YEARS AGO  Not available this  week.  35 YEARS AGO  Not   available   this  week.  The Sunshine   f^fff  . Advertising Department  Use Sheridan   Jane McOuat  Shani R. Sohn  Production Department  Nancy Conway ��� John Storey  Neville Conway  Editorial Department  John Burnside    George Matthews  Fran Berger    Julie Warkman  Judith Wilson  Accounts Department  MM. Vaughan  Circulation  Stephen Carroll  Copysettlng  Connie Hawke  Gerry Walker  The   Sunshine Coast News is a co-operative, locally  owned newspaper, published at Gibsons. B.C. every Monday by GlassfOB*d Press Ltd.. Box 460. Gibsons. B.C.  VON 1VO Tel. 886-2622 or 886-7817.  Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702  E_�� ���_-d  Three totem poles standing on Sechelt's Boulevard between Inlet  and Wharf Avenues were commissioned by the Union Steamship  Co. in 1926. They were carved near the Sechelt Residential School  by Paul Weenah of the Owikeno band, Rivers Inlet. He was married to a sister pf Dan Paul and the couple lived in Sechelt for a  time. Paul Weenah was assisted by local carvers Dan Paul, Mike  Paul and Frank Isadore (a.k.a. Frank Eugene). Circa 1928 the  poles were erected by Jimmy Bogart, who worked for 52 years as a  carpenter for the Union Co.  The totems stood between the dance  Musings  John Burnside  The names are withheld in  order not to embarrass the virtuous, but the following is a  true story - albeit several years  old at this point.  It concerns my one appearance in small debts court  and took place in Sechelt in the  early years of the seventies.  '.-,  I was at the time a teacher at  Elphinstone and, despitethe  lamentations of teachers  everywhere, I was not short of  ready cashTMy appearance hi  the small debts, court was $%  way of a point of principle. Lei  me explain. ^  I had been renting a charming little cottage in this locale  and when the time came to  leave it the second last thing I  had to do was melt the fat in the  chip pot and leave said pot  clean and sparkling for the  returning landlord and his  charming wife.  You can guess what happened. I took one load of belongings to the new address, left the  pot oh the stove and returned to  a pretty little cottage which had  suffered grievously from  smoke damage. I was  desperately mortified and  notified my landlord immediately. He was sympathetic  and kind and told me not to  worry, that he was insured.  Some time later, I heard  from the insurance company.  They were charging me with  negligence and holding me  responsible. I was enraged. The  bill came to $300 and was well  within my means, but they had  been taking premiums for  twenty years against just such  an accident. I refused to pay  and they took me to court.  Now, insurance companies  do not sue you in their own  name; they sue you in the name  of the householder.  We met outside the court and  the plaintiff, my former  landlord, assured the defendant, me, that this exercise was  not his idea and that he was as  enraged about the matter as I  was.  I expected little satisfaction  in court other than my right to  speak my mind on the ethics of  the insurance company.  I made my passionate little  speech about the letter of the  law and the spirit of the law.  The long-haired young lawyer  representing the insurance  company smirked; the judge  yawned and found against me.  $300 and court costs was the  judgement.  There were three local  workmen there as witnesses,  mainly to testify about the cost  ^t*.  pavilion (including tea room) built for Bert Whitaker, in the first  half of the 1920s (left) and his general store erected in 1899 (right),  These structures were purchased by the Union Co. in 1926. The  firm pulled out of Sechelt after the Second World War. Little boys  climbed the poles to remove beaks, ears, etc. Repairs were made  but the vandalism continued, so on April 1, 1955 the totems were  shipped to Bowen Island. The whole community grieved over (tie  loss. Caption by Helen Dawe.  Slings & ArrowsL%  1*'  [George Matthews  of the clean-up job. Court costs  amounted to $15.00 for each  witness..  After the judge found  against me the first stood and  asked that his fee be struck  from the costs; he was followed  by the second and third.  "I want no part of this  either," said the third. "Forget  my costs."  "$300," said the judge.  "Your honour," said the  r^aintififrom ih^a��kj3$ th<^;  room, "my wife and I have  been talking about this and we  have decided that if Shylock  must have his pound of flesh we  will pay."  And the court'was treated to  the sight of the so-called plaintiff presenting the court with a  cheque on the part of the defendant.  I hastened to assure my  former landlord that it had  never been my intention that he  should pay and that the money  would be his without delay.  "I am not yet finished," he  said. "Please do not concern  yourself."  Ten days later I received a  note from him. He had taken  the matter somewhere else,  some other how and had been  fully reimbursed by his insurance company.  I sent him a note of appreciation and invited him to take his  wife out to dinner at my expense.  Just a small upbeat story to  kick off 1983. Happy New  Year.  The power of the unwritten  word? The eraser is mightier  than the pen?  An interesting story from  Britain, related by Geoffrey  Madoc-Jones' father, who is  visiting for the holidays, has at  its centre the unlikely situation  of a newspaper deliberately  printing a blank page.  It seems in a recent labour  dispute between typographical  < wip.rjt;e.rs:;;,an.4^^n1e.w.s-:p^;per.  owners, the publishers wrote a  one page article in their own  newspaper explaining their  position. The labour union  refused to print the article and,  as a consequence, the paper  came out with one of its pages  blank.  This situation raises an interesting question; could  anything the publishers had  written on that page have had  the impact of that one blank  page?  For the labour union, that  blank page certainly expressed  its frustration with employers  who would use the labour of the  typographers to offer opinions  against the interests of the  workers.  On the other hand, there are  few who would condone the  censorship of opinion by the  employees of the newspaper.  So, whichever side you're on,  the blank page said more than  any words that could have been  printed on it.  Only in Britain you say?  r  Across the Threshold  To enter, to cross the Threshold, just one more step  closer to Eternity. The awe inspiring exactness of the  seasons. The example set for us to follow. A metaphor  of the creator's care for us. We are enfolded by that unseen spirit. All around the signs are there.  As we enter a crisp New Year let us look for the signs  and, seeing, remember. Mneteen-eighty-three one more  milestone reached. A long journey, some of it rocky and  hilly. Stumbling through, passing milestone after  milestone. A long procession to look back upon.  Walk softly, you might tread upon my dreams. Dreams  of yesteryear and of today. A few tucked away for the  future.  The turbulence calmed; sailing into peace on a calm sea  of blessed memories. On this earth a sanctuary of peace  may be found. May we all find and cherish it. And to  make footprints on the sands of time.  Golden moments flying by as silent as the dawn.  Building up through the centuries to erect a golden stairway into the unknown.  Blow the bugles; blow the horns; beat the drums. A  glorious farewell to nineteen-eighty-t wo.  Blow the bugles; blow the horns; beat the drums, a  glorious welcome to nineteen-eighty-three.  ���Margaret Slinn  New Year's Resolutions ,  Is it cynical to suggest that  dieting puts on weight? That's  what a diet expert said on the  radio the other day. He sard  that after 20 years of helping  people lose weight, the only-  thing he had learned was that  going on a diet will ensure that  the person will gain weight.  -'  Now he is a consultant to  people who want to gain!  weight. The things he* did��tO;  help people lose weight he now*  does td'help underweight peO->  pie gain. . -  Does that mean that people^  who resolve to lose weight-  should overeat? He didn't go  that far. What he did say was-  that he spent 20 years trying to  learn from overweight people*  how to lose weight. Now he'./  asks skinny people.  When it comes to keeping  those New Year's resolutions,'  this has soihe interesting im-'  plications. Will a person who  resolves to stop smoking end up  smoking more? Will a person-  who resolves to stop drinking  end up drinking more? Will a  person who resolves to get  more exercise end up lying m  bed all day watching TV? How  about someone who resolves  that 1983 will be the year he succeeds in achieving his personal-  goals? Maybe he'll end up a  total failure.  I know one or two"  degenerate resolution makers  who will be very pleased by this"  news.  Happy New Year!  * * *  New Year's Predictions   ,'"  I've given up on predictions*  ever since the last College of  Cardinals elected a male Popet.*  However, like 1933, 1983 maybe the year in which monetary;,  and fiscal policy makers finally ^  realize that the insane compul- [  sion to lower interest rates is in *  part causing the high*  unemployment rate. >.  Yes, goods and services are*  becoming less expensive, or at I  least becoming more expensive*  more slowly. Unfortunately,!  when no one is working, no one*  is buying those less expensive!  things. ;  Where is F.D.R. when we:  really need him?! ;  VJ  % ^g��^*l%^^i^^  <  '*%'  W  ���I *  I-  If  ���'it  {':  jEditor:  ���I am enclosing a copy of a letter that I mailed this day to Mr.  Patrick J. Murphy, Area 'B'  P<tard Representative of the  $��rd.  Zgi is being sent to you with the  ^qpe that you will see fit to  : p^rSt its contents within the  |Sges of the Sunshine Coast  Ifews, in order to open this sensitive issue up for consideration  fetnd discussion within our community, and Area 'B' in particular, prior to the up-coming  ��CRD Board Public Hearing.  ��� '���!*  to: Mr. Patrick J. Murphy, ���  Area'B\ SCRD.  Dear Mr. Murphy:  j.. First of all, let me congratulate you upon your recent  election to .the Board of the  SCRD as therepresentative for  &r��a 'B\ As SCRD board  fejpfresentative for Area 'B' you  tsqlj how be representing both  fjiose residents who voted for  jou, as well as those who did  not.  ; As a concerned resident of  Area 'B' I am writing to you  because it is apparent to me that  too few Area 'B' residents are  aware that a very' 'basic human  fights issue'' will be opened to a  SCRD Board Public Hearing  shortly after the New Year arrives. '  ' This issue is involved with  the proposed construction' and  adoption of an up-to-date, or  ��:tirnely, by-law .with regard to  '���exactly   what   extent   the  * residents of Area 'B' will, or  t\$ill not, be allowed to keep  j "Barnyard animals" for their  town consumption and/or use  bn their own property.  Obviously, many residents  are now, and have been keeping,  such "barnyard animals"  within Area' B' for many years;  and many other residents of  Area 'B' are now, in these present difficult economic times,  considering doing so out of  necessity, for greater self-  sufficiency and/or survival,  etc.  j  .v,'With respect to those  residents of Area IB' whocan  ecpEQ.mically,,afford to,.not  keep animals and who choose  not. to do so, I sincerely feel that  a by-law that reasonably  defines the minimum conditions under which such "barnyard animals" may be kept,  by those of us who choose to do  so; would be a necessary protection of the rights of those  residents of Area 'B' who do  not choose to.keep any  animals. Likewise, those of us  who do choose to keep "barnyard animals", either out of  necessity, or simply as a more  self-sufficient source of fresh  meat; eggs; milk; cheese, etc; or  in, order to maintain a healthy  diet within the tight boundaries  of.them to dictate or to impose  an outright ban, or too severe  restrictions on the keeping of  such "barnyard animals" by  those of us, who need our  animals in order to maintain a  reasonable level of health and  well-being, both physical and  economic.  \. Quite naturally, any proposed by-law that equally respects  both points of view/ways of  living, without imposing too  severe restrictions, or the virtual elimination of affording the  personal choice in this matter  Skookum  ...Hjidixte  Mark Guignard  My office is so small...  I'm not participating in this depression  1978 VW RABBIT  DIESEL 50 MPG - PLUS  4 cyl.. 4 speed. AM/FM stereo with  cassette, deluxe model, cloth seats  s5 497  SKOOKUM DEAL-. ��� U V**~*  1980 FORD  1 TON FLATDECK  4 speed. 400 V-8. power steering  and brakes, only 8,000 miles  $7 007  SKOOKUM DEAL ' >OJf  HOT LINE 885-7512  Skookum JMaf��  Dealer 7381 Sechelt  to the resident of Area 'B', is  the kind of by-law that is needed, in my opinion. Once but-  side the village boundaries of  Sechelt itself, any resident, I  feel, who is willing and able to  adhere to a reasonable by-law  that defines the conditions for  the keeping of "barnyard  animals" for their own consumption and/or use, should  have the right to make the decision whether or not to do so,  based on their own personal  criteria, whether that be simple  desire to; greater self-  sufficiency; economic necessity; whatever. Just as I feel that  if any resident chose to not keep  any "barnyard animals", for  whatever reasons, that they  deserve to be protected by a bylaw that clearly defines  reasonable minimum distances  between animals; animal housing etc.; and their property line;  among other reasonable defini-  tions, such as minimum  sanitary conditions to be maintained by those who choose to  keep "barnyard animals" etc.  Respect between those  residents on either side of this  "basic human rights issue" is,  in my opinion, the first prerequisite (the second being compassion) for the holding of a  serious dialogue and the eventual formation of a mutually  liveable by-law, one that will be  protective of every resident's  individual rights, while at the  same time not be so restrictive  as to eliminate the personal  choice of whether or not to  keep "barnyard animals"  from any one segment of the  residents of Area 'B' who  reside outside the boundaries  of Sechelt village itself.  It is my sincere hope that  you, Mr. Murphy, will actively  encourage the respect and compassion that will be necessary in  order to approach and to  achieve a truly equitable solu-  tion (in the form of a  reasonable by-law) to this sensitive issue, by your personal ,  example of behaviour, both at  the coming SCRD Board  Public Hearing itself, and  maybe even more importantly,  in any discussions and/or  dialogue that you may have  with various individuals, or  groups, prior to the public  hearing, both publicly and  privately.  Obviously, there is valuable  self-respect inherent in the accepting of the responsibility of  a greater degree of self-  sufficiency, especially during  these tougher economic times;  and I for one.strongly feel that  the personal choice to do just  that, or not, should not be  taken: away, or severely  restricted, by anybody, and  especially so during times like  these.  Additionally, it is my hope  that both the editors of the two  local newspapers will encourage and provide a forum  on this issue within the pages of  their respective newspapers, inviting all viewppints to express  themselves, so that as many  varying aspects and outlooks  are presented to the residents of  Area 'B' for real consideration  and understanding, prior to the  up-coming public hearing as is  possible. All Area 'B' residents  should be afforded the oppor- .  tunity to have a comprehensive.�����  and informed overview of this'  issue prior to their attendance l  at the coming public hearing^' .;  It is my belief that none of;  the residents of Area 'B' should^;  "be in the dark'' about an issue <  that touches their neighbours,  as well as themselves, and affects this community so closely  as this one does. It appears that  the handling of and the outcome of this issue is bound to  show all of us just to what  degree we who live in Area 'B'  are willing to co-exist with our  neighbours. ,  Sincerely yours,  Rex Long  n;",".  Editor:  Canadians today are more  involved than ever before in  law reform, thanks to a growing interest on the part of the  media. With the aim of promoting still a greater exchange  between the general public and  the Law Reform Commission  of Canada, we have established  at the Commission the position  of Director of Information Services.  The first to hold this position  is Rolland Lafrance, who has  ,      ,        �� ��� f<   *      ; I   .���   ��� _ - - ��� '    (  '  ������ .     '  -,:"'i "  much experience in media and  government operations.  Through him, you may now  obtain better services from the  Commission with regard to its  programmes and activities.  Please feel free to contact him  as often as necessary.  We are delighted to be in a  position to serve you better.  Yours sincerely,  Jean Cote  Secretary  Law Reform Commission  of Canada, Ottawa  Abolish acclamations!  Editor:  It is unfortunate that so  many people were elected to  public office on November  20th, 1982, by acclamation.  Imagine, 16 people elected to  school boards throughout this  Province without competition.  At an average cost of $4,000 per  year per person plus expenses,  this is like giving away $ 160,000  without effort as every trustee  is usually elected for two years.  It is hard to say how many  mayors, aldermen and regional  directors were also elected by  acclamation, but it must be just  as many as trustees and this cost  will be more, because their  remuneration is more.  These give-away programmes must cease, and one suggestion to avoid some people  obtaining a pension for life  without a contest would be to  place a moratorium on all acclamations until a contest can  be assured. This will save the  taxpayers thousands and  thousands of dollars that could  be used for a worthwhile cause  and, it may also help to make  people more aware of the importance of local elections.  Yours truly,  J.T. (Jock) Smith  Foundation pleased  President Graham Craig of  the Sunshine Coast Health  Foundation expressed himself  well pleased with the results of  the Foundation's logo contest  which was conducted late in  1982.  According to Craig, there  was a total of 36 entries in the  contest from about 25 competitors. The age of the competitors varied from nine years  old to senior citizens and  represented all parts of the Sunshine Coast from Garden Bay  to Langdale. -  As  reported  last  month,  Greta Guzek of Gibsons was  judged the winner by Burrell  Swartz, Dudley Carter and  Bruno Gerussi. Honourable  mention was given to Gaye  Hammond of Garden Bay and  W.R. Langdon of Gibsons.  "As president and organizer  of the Foundation," said  Craig, '4I am certainly  delighted with the results. The  contest was initiated to bring  publicity to the Foundation,  with the bonus of finding a  good logo design, and the idea  has resulted.in success for all  concerned.  PROPANE TROUBLES?  .   Licensed Gas Fitter  All Types of Heating & Air Conditioning  NECOLA VALLEY  Refrigeration & Air Conditioning  Coast News, January 3,1983  Quality Meats  illiillillililll  4.5 ka or more  PREVIOUSLY FROZEN PORK-SIDE  PREVIOUSLY FROZEN -SLICED  WILTSHIRE FROZEN-SKINLESS  ���w*:*:^  :   I  Fresh Produce  turnips or green cabbage  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^mm&mm  B.C. Grown  jumbo  onions  ^^^^^^  u  Oven Fresh  Bakery  Oven-Fresh  crusty rolls  Oven-Fresh 4 Varieties .      . -.  muffins       pkg. ote 1.4S  Oven-Fresh  bread. . .16oz. 454 gm loaf  -  White or 80% WW   Unsliced  Oven-Fresh  cinnamon  buns  pkg. of 6  1.49  Grocery  Value  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT  TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Viva  i?  i!  Ji  i'"'  Super-Valu  margarine  3 lb. 1.36 kg pkg.  1.69  Paper . HO  tOWelS        2 roll pkg.  1.1*7  Valu-Plus Standard '  ������ ���    I  Siinspun  tomatoes      2/1.091 mushrooms  :l,.T  Whole 398 ml tins  Stems & Pieces  Catelli  macaroni or  Hunts  tomato  spaghetti 1 kg Pkg 1 -29~l paste  ri56 ml tins  2/.89  *   1  ;  ;  i  -eatelli -   Super-Valu  tasagna 0^  noadlessoogmpkg 1-25 I pork  398 ml tins  Purex  Tide or Cheer 2;4 kg box  tissue    ^  if  I Coast News, Januarys, 1983  >'-$*'  Roberts    Creek  Creek retrospective  by Jeanie Norton 886-9609  ' 'Horse Eats Lingerie'' hardly qualifies as earth-shaking  news, but it probably typifies  the kind of headlines we get in  Roberts Creek. The first column of the New Year seems like  a good time to do a retrospective of the past year's events  (mostly because there's  nothing else to write about) but  what really happened in 1982?  Well, there was of course the  controversial Arts Festival in  July, not the success organizers  had hoped. But the "Non-  runners Run" in September got  a lot of guys who wouldn't be  caught dead in a Fitness Class  out on the road. Bob Zornes  was chosen Mr. Roberts Creek  in July and Brett McGillivray  was elected Regional Director  in November.  The new joint facility was  finally ready for use in June,  though it is still not completely  finished. A truck drove  through the window of the Post  Office in May, but ICBC  delayed repairs until July. People rallied to the cause of  Seumus Hennessey who was hit  by a car on Beach Avenue in the  spring, but it still took a long  time for motorists to notice the  new three-way stop signs at the  Post Office in the fall.  The New Horizons group  celebrated its tenth anniversary  in June and, the Cubs and  Beavers started groups in  September. They newly-  formed Ensemble Theatre  made a big hit with productions  of "4 by 8" and "Little Foxes"  and the long-standing Roberts  Creek Crafts Faire was a success once again.  Glen Kraus had a big year.  His 1982 resolution to "change  his image" included a new  hairstyle and a quit-smoking  programme that added several  millimetres to his waistline. His  ' 'run-in'' with the police netted  the RCMP a new car and his  runaway "dolly" drove him  back to smoking.  Speaking of quitting smoking, remember Roy Milliner  and George Longman going  Cold Turkey last January.  George didn't last long and it  didn't improve his choice of  dance partners, either.  Then there was Alex  Ritchie's new door at the  Legion and Lome Pelto's  vendetta against sneaker-  sneaking dogs. The rookies  proved a little hard on the doors  at the fireball, but Alex Ross  got his first chance to put his  fire-fighting training to practice when he got steamed at one  of the patrons. Chief Mulligan  learned something too: always  turn your best side to the  camera.  As for the news for 1983,  things are just starting up again  after the Christmas break.  There's crib and bridge at the  Legion this Thursday starting  at 8:00 p.m. and fitness classes  start next week.  Coming up on Friday,  January 14th, is the Parents  Auxiliary's Talent Show to be  held at the old Community Hall  and featuring parents and  friends of the school. It's  bound to be a good show, so  don't miss it. They'd like more  performers, so if you can sing,  dance, juggle, play an instrument, do magic, or tell jokes,  please call Dianne Evans at  886-2087.  by Joan Cowderoy  Volunteer Action Centre  A variety of new opportunities for volunteer involvement have opened for 1983.  New Playschool for Halfmoon Bay requires volunteer,  help one or two mornings or  afternoons a week with an arts  and crafts programme for preschoolers.  Research Project on Wife  Abuse requires volunteer interviewers from all over the Coast  to assist in evaluating the community's response to wife  abuse. Approximately four to  eight hours a week for a two-  and-a-half month period.  Speech Therapist in Gibsons  requires assistance for one-  and-a-half hours a week with  pre-school child (in; Gower  Point area. Initial training and  ongoing support will be provided. Two to three months duration only.  Telephone Tree for seniors  and shut-ins requires a coordinator for the programme  to take referrals and register  new clients. Approximately  one to two hours a week.  Senior in Gibsons Village  area would like a visitor once a  week to chat and read with her.  Persons interested in any of  the above positions or wanting  to inquire about other Sunshine  Coast volunteer possibilities  are asked to call Joan  Cowderoy at the Volunteer Action Centre 885-5881.  Sechelt Auxiliary  :       by Kay Purdy 885-2365  I The Annual Meeting and  'Luncheon of the Sechelt  ��� Hospital Auxiliary was held at  '�� The Parthenon Restaurant on  : December 8th, 1982. President  '. Betty Laidlaw welcomed 55  '. members.  As of January 1st, 1983,  ; there will be one central Aux-  '. iliary for the Hospital with the  present six Auxiliaries as bran-  .;' ches. A meeting will be held in  ; March to elect officers and to  *' draw up by-laws. This Auxiliary will be named the St.  \ Mary's Auxiliary, Sunshine  : Coast. Individual branches will  ': be headed by a chairman,  ; rather than a president.  ������; Mary McDonald, volunteer  *��� director, installed the officers  K for 1983. President: Betty  Laidlaw; Vice-President:  Peggy Flummerfelt; Secretary:  Kathleen Mavin; Treasurer:  Peggy Connor; Executive Officer: Billie Steele; Publicity:  Kay Purdy.  Marie Montgomery reported  that the Blood Donor Clinic  will be held on Tuesday,  February 15th and requested  that all ex-nurses contact her at  885-2069 if they can help.  Special request: If you donated  ginger cookies to our Fall Fair,  will you please give Betty  Laidlaw at 885-9405 your  recipe? The recipient of the  cookies says they are so good  that she will make a donation to  the Auxiliary for this recipe.  Next meeting will be held on  January 13th in St. Hilda's  Hall at 1:30 p.m.  ��^  BC FERRIES  SUNSHINE COAST  SCHEDULE CHANGE  Effective Monday, January 3,1983  To allow for an earlier start for travellers  bound for downtown Vancouver,  the first sailing:  Lvs. Langdale  6:25 am  All other departures remain unchanged.  BC FERRIES  iSllHlJliSciSrio^  by Peggy Connor 885-9347  HAPPY NEW YEAR!  While many people saw the  new year in at private parties,  there were others who took advantage of the entertainment  provided.  Norm Jones' band attracted,  the younger crowd to the Royal  Canadian Legion No. 140 in  Sechelt; a dandy crowd; a fine  smorgasbord was provided;  'm The Driftwood Inn had two  sittings to accommodate their  patrons who dined at the Peb-  , bles Restaurant ���- excellent  cuisine frbm the miaster chef,  JimLincez.  Dancing was enjoyed in the;  meeting room to the hillbilly  jog trio "Catfish Willie and the  Mystic Knight of the Sea".  Wilson Creek Community  Association provided a very  homey party for those who  took themselves to the Wilson  Creek Community Hall ��� a  light lunch and music by many  bands;  MIDSEASON  BRIDGE PARTY:  The Sechelt Auxiliary to St.  Mary's Hospital Merry-go-  round bridge mid-season  bridge party will be held on Friday, January 14th, starting at  7:30 p.m. Admittance is two  dollars per person; couples and  singles all are welcome.  Refreshments will be provided  as well as a fine evening of card  playing. Further information  may be had from committee  chairman Hazel Craig) at  885-2792,  While the Merry-go-round  goes on all winter, this evening  is for all those who play  regularly as well as new players  who wish for an eveing of  bridge.  BIRTHDAY PARTY:  Ada Dawe celebrated her  89th (she gave permission to  divulge her age) birthday on  December 30th, with a family  gathering of fourteen at her  home in Sechelt. May she continue on in her good he__th for  many more. Her fantastic  memory of past history of the  areaisalwaysajoytohear. Her  knowledge of what is going on  in Sechelt and the rest of the  world is far greater than that of  the average person.  ECLIPSE:  Mary Connor travelling  back to Dawson Creek with  two friends after enjoying  Christmas with her family  (that's us) picked a fine night to  travel, driving straight through  the night (and what better time  to do so), a full moon to light  the road, and the eclipse to  watch for a side attraction.  APPLE PIE:  Well, I had better get busy. I  have an apple pie to bake in my  new' apple pie plate given by  daughter Margaret. Whether  this was in honour of past apple  pies, or a hint for more in the  future, it could be hard to say,  but, knowing the donor, it was  because she knew T would like  and appreciate this particular  dish.  backs  fishermen  Protesting the "hard and  fast" quota on the sports  salmon fishery and reduced  quotas for the commercial  fishery, "Stop Pearse" committee spokesmen Gary Russell  and Rich Rottluff, askedpib-  sons council at the Decemoier  21st^i#e_mg tp endorse ;.alie-  quesrTor if ni6r_OTurnTf&|k  least one year, on the federal  Pearse Report. ;����  Council was also.asked to  send a wire to federal fisheries  authorities and B.C; Members  of Parliament protestingIthe  implementation of the Pearse  recommendations.  Gibsons council, which in  the past has shown a reluctance  to become involved with issues  which were not within its direct  jurisdiction, endorsed the request and council members expressed sympathy; with the  ^^pp^^rj^'^j^m^i^^ '  ^jjijThere are ah estimated 150  commercial fishing vessels on  the Sunshine Coast. If the  Pearse Report recommendations are implemented, as many  as half of these vessels would be  removed from the fleet over the  next few years.  Faris named  operator of year  Graeme Faris of the Sunshine Coast Regional District  was recently selected at the  joint Washington - Oregon -  Idaho - British Columbia annual conference as the  Wastewater Treatment Plant  Operator of the year.  This distinguished award  recognizes excellence and ingenuity in wastewater purification and environmental protection.  Graeme Faris is the operator  of the -Regional District's  Sechelt Sewage Treatment.  Plant and has been responsible  for the high degree of sewage  renovation accomplished at the  local treatment plant. The effluent quality from the treatment plant has been consistently and considerably better than  necessary and is an example for  most other treatment installations in the Pacific Northwest.  ��� ��� i  Graeme is also involved in  educational programmes for  sewage treatment plant  operators throughout British  Columbia.  1983 LIST OF ELECTORS  COURT OF REVISION  Take notice that a sitting of the Court of Revision to revise  and correct the 1983 List of Electors for the Town of Gibsons will be held at the Municipal Hall, 1490 South Fletcher Road, .Gibsons, B.C. at 11:30 a.m. on Monday,  January 10, 1983 and shall continue to sit if requisite from  day to day until the list has been corrected and revised.  The Court will hear all complaints and may:  (a) correct the names of electors in any way wrongly  stated therein; or  (b) add the names of electors omitted from this list; or  (c) strike out the names of persons from the list who are  not entitled to vote or who are disqualified from voting; or  (d) add to the list of Electors the name of any person who  has become qualified to have his name entered on the List  of Electors since the 31st day of August 1982.  Copies of the List of Electors may be examined at the  MUNICIPAL HALL, 1490 SOUTH FLETCHER ROAD, GIBSONS, B;C.  Any elector who discovers his or her name to be omitted  from the List, or therein wrongly entered, may register a  complaint either in person, in writing or by agent, to the  Court of Revision to have the List corrected accordingly. *  Further particulars may be obtained from the office of the-  undersigned.  -''��� J.W. Copland  RETURNING OFFICER  PHONE: 886-2274  HAPPY NEW YEARj  to all our customers & friends i  Sterling Silver Bands .. .$3.00  | Sea Shell Earrings$2.50 pair-  All Silver Earrings .. .10% off  15% off for unemployed  SALE ENDS JANUARY 29  NEW!! M  Aromatic  Beeswax Candles  Handmade in Pender Harbour  $2.50 pair  ����^C^tII  isV-  CHECK YOUR  JEWELRY BOX  We repair gold & silver, size rings, fix chains, replace  missing gems and create original settings for your  stones. Lost one of your favourite earrings? Perhaps we  can make one to match, or convert to a pendant.  Mother of Pearl  Barrettes  miinHHiiniiHil.kffy  ���_____."  Winter  Hours:  10:30 - 5:00  OPEN Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday  CLOSED on Monday & Wednesday  Silvgt^SeaCtafts  Hfn-ilH 5     ( owrii'  ��^v*^^:s^*.%*��x\x^:r:.^  ^���v.-s.-y^^^^^^w^gggj^ w-sss:*  NOTICE OF PUBLiC HEARING  PROPOSED AMEN DMENTSy.  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS     rf  ZONING BY-LAW    .'..,.  NO. 350, 1979  From: Residential - 2  To: Commercial - 2  Pursuant to Section 720 of the Municipal Act, a PUBLIC  HEARING will be held in the Municipal Hall, 1490 South  Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C., on January 10, 1983 at 7:30  p.m. to consider By-law No. 443 (Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 443, 1982), By-law No. 444 (Zoning Amendment  By-law No. 444, 1982) and By-law No. 447 (Zoning  Amendment By-law No. 447, 1982). At the Hearing all  persons who deem their interest in property affected by  the proposed by-laws shall be afforded an opportunity to-  be heard on matters contained in the By-laws.  The intent of the by-laws is to amend the present zoning,  to the following:  1. .   Text amendments to Part 2 - Definitions and Part 7,  -Marine Zone Regulations.  2. This by-law may be cited as "Zoning Amendment  By-law No. 443, 1982". ' ;  3. That certain parcel or parcels of land in the Village of  Gibsons   more   particularly   known   and   legally-  described as Lots 5, 6 and 7 Parch "A", D.L. 685,'  Plan 5579 to be rezbned from Residential 2-R-2 to  Commercial Zone 2-C-2.  4. This by-law may be cited as "Zoning Amendment  By-law No. 444, 1982".  5. Text amendments to Part 4 - General Regulations;^  and Part 5 - Residential Zone Regulations.  6. This by-law may be cited as "Zoning Amendment  By-law No. 447, 1982.  Take notice that the above paragraphs are deemed to be a  synopsis of the by-laws and not deemed to be an interpretation thereof. A copy of the amending by-laws is  available for inspection at the Gibsons Municipal Office,  1490 South Fletcher Road, during office hours, namely  Monday to Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  HI  Rob Buchan ;  MUNICIPAL PLANNER <  5  ���k  \  a  !���;  <{ i  I  ft  I  h  *  i'i  y  I  |~3tecent storms loosened rock on recently built protective wall on Franklin Road beach in Gibsons.  ���George Matthews photo  Beach walls crumbling  k%5 Debris from rip-rap retaining walls constructed late last  year on Franklin Road beach in  ^^Gibsons will have to be cleaned  ^ggj;.by property owners, Jack  N^!Coplandv village administrator  ^ttold the Coast News last week.  HT> The rock walls, which were  the subject of some controversy  during the fall, have partially  collapsed, allowing rocks to  spill onto the adjacent beach.  The beach was particularly  hard hit during recent storms  which caused further erosion of  a nearby earthen bank and the  collapse of part of the concrete  public access stairs.  Copland said that he had not  seen the damage,' but if as  reported the rocks are littering  the public beach, property  owners will have to bear'the expense of a clean-up.  Mn Indian's view  Was it only yesterday?  >$Ed. note: The following piece  >;$&y the late Chief Dan George  y^Xwas written several years ago. It  %Xwas presented to the school  ;^<^board recently as part of the  ���^brief of Sechelt Elementary  ;*'School in support of the con-  <'linuation of the Indian  -"Cultural programme at that  >"-School. We felt it well worth  *i sharing with our readers.  * .:"y~~*"~"'   '-���"���  --.-���.��� .i      ... ���in. I.... ���  IK\.-},    by Chief Dan George  ���trtr-i My very good dear friends.  ijl(3 Was it only yesterday that  |'?iman sailed around the moon?  |^And isit today they stand upon  i*^ts barren surface? You and I  *^rnarvel that man should travel  *��jso far and so fast.  I *K Yet if they have travelled far  iHlthen I have travelled farther.  And if they have travelled fast,  *��then.I faster. For I was. born a  % thousand years ago, born in the  k culture of the bow and arrow.  | But within the span of half a  % lifetime, I was flung across the  �� ages to the culture of the atom  /'If bomb. And from bows and ar-  | rows to atom bomb is a distance  | far beyond a flight to the moon.  ' ijj . I was born in an age that lov-  �� ed the things of nature. It gave  K them beautiful names like  ��j Taslalooet instead of dried up  ?' names like the Stanley Park. I  | wvas born when people loved all  ���; nature and spoke to it as though  5 it, had a soul. I can remember  2; going up Indian River with my  *��� father when I was very young. I  3 can remember him watching  �� the sun light fires on Mount  �� Pa-Nay-Nay as it rose above its  $ peak. I can remember him sing-  �� ing his thanks to it as he often  *l did, "Hey-Ma-They" so very,  k. very softly.  ���; f And then the people came.  *; More and more people came.  T; Like a crushing rushing wave  t\ they came, hurling the years  ^ aside. And suddenly I found  $1 myself a young man adrift in  $. this new age but not a part of it.  �� Engulfed by its rushing tide,  �� but only as a captive, going  ;- round and round. On little  j> reserves and plots of land we  *��� floated in a kind of grey  *��� unreality ashamed of our  ���j culture which you ridiculed,  ���; unsure of who we were or where  ^ we were going, uncertain of our  *; grip in the present, weak in the  t* hopes for our future and that is  '.] where we pretty well stand to-  ;\ day.  ^ 1 had a glimpse of something  T�� better than this. For a few brief  ^ years 1 knew my people when  ;* we lived the old life. I knew  ���y them when there was still the  i'i dignity in our lives and a feeling  ���t of worth in our outlook. I knew  �� them when there was unspoken  ;i confidence in the home and a  ;; certain knowledge of the path  ''" we walked upon. But we were  >: living on the dying energy.of a  r't dying culture - a culture that  i* was slowly losing its full thrust.  ']     I think it was the suddenness  II that hurt us so. We did not have  �� time to adjust to the startling  f* upheaval around us. We seem-  Reggie The Sweep.  886-7484  ed to have lost what we had  without a replacement of it. We  did not have time to take our  twentieth century progress and  eat it little by little and digest it.  It was forced feeding from the  start and our stomach turned  sick and we vomited.  Do you know what it is like to  be without moorings? Do you  know what it is like to live in  surroundings that are ugly and  everywhere you look you see  ugly things, strange things,  strange and ugly things? It  depresses men. For men must  be surrounded by beauty if his  soul is to grow.  What did we see in the new  'surroundings that you brought  us? Laughing faces, pitying  faces, sneering faces, conniving faces - faces that ridicule,  faces that stole from us. It is no.  wonder that we turned to the  only people that did not steal,  or who did not sneer, who came  with love. They were the missionaries. And they came with,  Iovei and^rf^f'tme will*alwaiys  return that love! ^" ; ��� ?  Do you ever wonder what it is  like to feel that you are of no  value to society and those  around you? To know that people came to help you, but not to  work with you. For you knew  that they knew that you had  nothing to offer.  Do you know what it is like to  have your race belittled and to  come to learn that you are only  a burden to the country?  Maybe we did not have the  skills to make a meaningful  contribution, but no one wait  for us to catch up. We were  shoved aside because we were  "dumb" and could never  learn.  And now, you hold otit your  hand and you beckon to me to  come across the street. Come  and integrate you say. But how  can I come? I am naked and  ashamed. How can I come in  dignity? I have no presents. I  have no gifts. What is there in  my culture you value? My poor  treasures you can only scorn,  Am I then to come as a beggar  and receive all from your omnipotent hand? No. Somehow I  must wait. I must delay. I must  find myself. I must find my  treasure. I must wait until you  want something of me, until  you need something that is me.  And I can walk across the street  and I will hold up my head for I  will meet you as an equal. I will  not scorn you for your demon  gifts. And you will not receive  me in pity. Pity I can do  without - my manhood I cannot  do without.  1 can only come as Chief  Capilano came to Captain Vancouver, as one sure of his  authority, certain of his worth,  master of his house, leader of  his people. I shall not come as a  cringing object of your pity. I  shall come in dignity or I shall  not come at all.  You talk big words of integration in schools. Does it  t  We wmM Kfec  to ikmcfe  Florence & Wiljo Wiren  and  Kory & Kay McKay  $M QuM dwdum to  Arfiaiy CMiMCOA Twd H  really exist? Can we talk of integration until there is social integration? Unless there is integration in hearts and minds,  you have only a physical  presence. And the walls are as  high as the mountain ranges.  Come with .me to the  playgrounds of an integrated  high school. See how level and  flat and ugly the blacktop is.  But look now it is recess time.  The students pour through the  doors. Soon over there is a  group of white students. And  see over there near the fence,? a  group of native students.  And look again, the black is  no longer level. Mountain  ranges rise, valleys fall and a  great chasm seems to be opening up between the two groups  -yours and mine. And no one  seems capable of crossing over.  But wait. Soon the bell will  ring, and the students will leave  the play yard. Integration has  moved indoors. There isn't  much.'.'room' in the classrooms/  to diyjcH_isms. So there-isrbhly  little ones- there, only little ;f|  ones. For we won't allow big  ones, at least not right under  our noses. So we will cover it all  over with black top. Cold,  black and full of ugliness iri its  sameness.  I know what you must be saying, tell us what do you want?  What do we want? We want  first Of all to be respected and to  feel that we are people of  worth. We want an equal op- >  portunity to succeed in life. But  we cannot succeed on your  terms. We cannot raise  ourselves in your norms. We  need specialized help in education, specialized help in the formative years, special courses in  English. We need guidance  counselling. We need equal op-  portunties, job opportunities  for our graduates, otherwise  our students will lose courage  and ask, "what is the use of it  all?"  Let no one forget it. We are a  people with special rights,  guaranteed to us by promises  and treaties. We do not beg for  these things, nor do we thank ,  you. We do not thank you for  them because we paid for them.  And God help us, the price we  paid was exorbitant. We paid  for them with our culture, our  dignity and self respect. We  paid and we paid and we paid  until we became a beaten race,  poverty stricken .and conquered.  But you have been kind to  listen to me. And I know that in  your hearts you wish you could  help. I wonder if there is much '������"  you can do. And yet there is a '  lot you can do. When you meet  my children in your classroom,;,'.  respect each one for what he is .  -a child of our Father in heaven  and your brother. Maybe it all '  boils down to just that.  And now is the end. May I '  say thanks to you for the  warmth of your understanding  and may I thank you in the !  words my father used to thank  the sun for its light and its  warmth.  ���������Bjl  Coast News, January 3,1983  by Jane McOuat 883-9342  By all accounts so far, this  has been a good holiday season  for the Coast. Nobody seemed  to have had an extraordinary  Christmas, but it. was such a  nice change to have a holiday  without thinking about money  or time - even it if was only for a  couple of days, Thinking about  money comes in January and  that's for sure!  It doesn't seem that there's a  lot going on in the community.  I guess everybody's resting up  after all the imbibing. There  were quite a few good New  Year's celebrations and at Connie's Restaurant some select actually dined on Moose Steak!  No swap meet this month;  they'll probably begin again in  February.  My apologies to John Clyde  the welder. He actually has  . nothing to do with Tomor  Forms, but it was the same style  of print that he wanted for his  ad. Just to show how quickly a  mistake can blossom - someone  asked if John was also installing rolled lawn turf along with  supplying forms. Nope! John  Clyde is just a good welder and  av nice fellow.  Next week we'll hopefully  have something really exciting  to talk about - well, maybe...  NEED WELDING  REPAIRS DONE?  John Clyde has rates  you can afford 883-2328  "WBJSB5W  & S&phia  ifcis-^  883-2269  Open Deity  7 a.m.  to 9 p.m.  TREAT  TryomrHomm Baking  RALPH SCHMIDT D.C. ^Wi  CHIROPRACTOR  OFFICE #7, SEAVIEW PLACE     GIBSONS  OFFICE HOURS Mon - Fri - 11 am - 5:30 pm  Saturday-10am -12 Noon  ___..    FOR APPOINTMENT PLEASE CALL  fVKJL 886-2122 JIN  We the PENDER HARBOUR COMMUNITY CLUB wish to thank all the following  businesses, organizations and individuals lor their direct contribution ol materials, labour and money to improving the hall grounds, building the outside public rest rooms and laying the large hard surface play area all on community property for the use of the community and tourists.  PPY  & PROSPEROUS NEW  YEAR TO EVERYBODY,  ^______-_M-_-a-^--ii  Herb & Jean Wood  Scandla Asphalt Paving  P.H. May Day Committee  John _ Ester Scott  R & K Construction  Charlie Hiuka  Royal Canadian Legion #112  Ray Hansen Trucking  Madeira Park Pharmacy  I.G.A. Foodliner  Hay's Plumbing  Ian Brawn Contracting  Marsh flae  B.C. Lotteries  Peter Allen & Ray Kaaria  New Horizons Program  Arnold & Lena Pound  Hans 4 Willa Schroder  P.H. Lions Club'  Madeira Marina  Art & Millie Bishop  A.C. Building Supplies  Ted Mitchell  Dili Sladey Ud.  Evelyn & Andy Tapk)  Hately Bros. Construction  Jack & Lou Haidema  B.C. Highways  Alfie & Frances Lajiar  Senior Citizens Branch #80  The Eavestroughers - Peter Allan -  Annie Tapio Ray Kaaria  Ben 4 Anne Frisson  P.H. & Egmont Chamber ol Commerce  Sryria Electric  Carl Rietze  Mel & Jean Likes  Harper Sand & Gravel  '���%������  $  '���M  PRICES EFFECTIVE: WED. JAN 5 - SAT. JAN. 8  PEOPLE  COME FIRST AT  ICR  'U,hr\%\',��.  5 Roses  FLOUR.    .  ..10kg 5.49  Catelli  CUT MACARONI or  LONG SPAGHETTI.........ikg .99  Kraft �� __��  CHEESE SLICES sou gm 3.29  Cracker Barrel  CHEDDAR CHEESE i6oz3.59  Kraft  MIRACLE WHIP soomi 1.39  Heinz Strained  BABYF00D       4.5oz 2/.79  Heinz  BEANS.    14 oz .79  Kidney; With Pork; in Tomato or Molasses  Maxwell House  INSTANT COFFEE... .10 oz 4.99  I.G.A. - Unsweetened  ORANGE or GRAPEFRUIT  JUICE.    48oz1.39  I.G.A. - Reg. or Chunky  PEANUT BUTTER soogm1.'89  I.G.A. -  PINEAPPLE JUICE.. 48 oz 1.09  I.G.A. - Heavy Gauge  GARBAGE BAGS io's 1.19  I.G.A.  LIQUID DETERGENT.   .1 litre 1.79  I.G.A.  LIQUID BLEACH..  3.6litre 1.29  I.G.A.  DOG MEAL....... ..8kg 6.99  Pamper  CAT FOOD       2/.69  l_MR_i;i>_Hfl-Er ttN��ftlf#'  Canada Grade A Tablerite Beef  BLADE CHUCK or CHUCK  SHORT RIB ROASTrjb$129) kg 2.84  Tablerite Trimmed  CROSS RIB R0AST(ib$i.99)kg 4.39  Tablerite Pure  PORK, BREAKFAST or BEEF  SAUSAGE  .(lb $1.69) kg 3.73  Maple Leaf - Vacuum Pack  SWEET PICKLED  BRISKET.  : (lb $2.89) kg 6.37  Maple Leaf or Hint o' Maple  BACON           .500 gm 2.99  ; i  Local Grown  MEDIUM ONIONS  #1 California  CARROTS -.....'....  #1 B.C. Grown  CABBAGE or  TURNIPS   ..(lb .15) kg .33  ..(lb .29) kg .64  ..(lb .19) kg .42  Sara Lee  LAYER CAKE 369 gm 1.59  Frozen  PIE SHELLS      3 s 1.79  Minute Maid  ORANGE JUICE 16oz1.89  Jill  PENDER  HARBOUR  POOL  SCHEDULE  Many lessons & specialized sessions are offered. Please phone 883-2612, for more information.  Early Bird Swim  Public Swim  Public Swim  Public Swim  Public Swim  M.W.F. 8:00-9:00 a.m.  M.T.W.T.F. 12:00-1:00 p.m.  Sat. 2:00 -4:00 p.m.  M.T.W.T.F. 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  Sat. 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Public Swim      Sat. & Sun. 6:30 ��� 8:30 p.m.  Family Swim Sun. 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Adults Only M.T.W.T. 8:00 - 9:30 p m.  Adults'n Teens Friday 8:00 -9:30 p.m.  Ladies Swim T. & T. 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.  PENDER  Madeira Park ���  we Rssarae the Rigid To  Limit Quantities  CENTRE  9100  T. Sinclair .885-9327  /!.! Coast News, January 3,1983  Pacific Yachting visits Sunshine Coast  by Bruce Woodsworth  Pacific Yachting's "Cruising Guide to British Columbia  -Vo. Ill Sunshine Coast: Boundary Bay to Jervis Inlet" by Bill  Wolferstan, 415 colour photos,  216 pp. $44.95.  As with 40-year old cruising  author Bill Wolferstan's  previous Vol. I "Gulf Islands  and Vancouver Island from  Sooke to Courtenay," and Vol.  ��� II "Desolation Sound and the  Discovery Islands," Pacific  Yachting and he have collaborated a third time to produce Vol. Ill for the boating,  fishing and environmental  fraternity.  This valuable and expansive  hardcover sweeps down majestically and systematically  onto the West Coast's lower  mainland, by air, by sea, by  land, all the way from the  Canadian border northwestwards to the top of Jervis  Inlet. Peggy Ward did the  chapter on the Fraser Estuary  only, with husband Bill providing outstanding colour  photography. Otherwise, it's  Wolferstan's show: all of Vancouver's Burrard Inlet - invaluable to the wandering  boatsman wondering where to  lie up for the night; Howe  Sound from Bowen Island to  Squamish (Salish for "Home  of the Winds"); then Gambier  and West Howe Sound.  Bill Wolferstan covers the  60-odd miles of the Sunshine  Coast in minute detail. Flying  with pilot-aerial photographer  George McNutt, Bill has included hundreds of beautifully  sharp colour photos just where  you want them, opposite the  verbal descriptions and charts,  not tucked away by themselves  at the stern of the book! And,  not content to passively accept  hydrographic chart data, e.g.  the navy anchor symbolizing  safe overnight anchorage,  Brother William has personally  tested every anchorage he plots  on his large scale chart sections,  as well as exploration of the  surrounding shorelines.  In a  J       thoroughly seagoing manner  |i       he has sounded the shoals and  |       reefs,  plotted the outlying  $       rocks to the point of deserving  several M AREP (marine reporting) awards, given annually by  the      Canadian      Power  Squadron.  ; Men and women of the out  doors now have a prolifically il-  v       lustrated Vol. Ill which reports  :       faithfully on such unusual  -topics as shoreline geology of  the whole area; bird colonies;  hot fishing spots for trolling,  mooching and casting during  each of the four seasons; safe  and hazardous waters for small  boats (his four Skookumchuck  photos have a hypnotic attraction which need not be fatal as  long as one carefully follows  his painstaking instructions).  There is a map showing suggested diving areas, locations  of wrecks and hulks, museums  and historical sites and small  boat rentals. Another one lists  arid locates no less than 108  government   and   private  wharves and marinas and the  pages where they are described  in detail: whether they have an-  Gibsons  Public Library  Tues. Wed. Sat. 2-4 pm  Thurs. 2-4 & 7-9 pm  886-2130   -   chorage only, or carry water,  lights, power, garbage  disposal, showers, fuel, boat  repairs and maintenance,  maybe even a marine hoist or  derrick...  For the armchair explorer  with a bent for history, Bill includes a chart made by Jose  Maria Narvaez,  1791, in his  Spanish naval schooner 'Satur-  na'; another by Galiano and  Valdez,  June  1792, aboard  their schooners 'Sutil' and  'Mexicana'. The course of  Captain George Vancouver's  sloop HMS 'Discovery' and  armed tender 'Chatham' are  plotted during the fortnight of  13-14th June, 1792, as are the  tracks of his ships' boats as they  sounded and mapped their  laborious way up Burninl's  Canal (Burrard Inlet), Howe  Sound and Jarvis's 'Canal'.  This reviewer has fished in  Hotham Sound and often  wondered after whom Sykes  Island has been named: John  Walbran, a well-travelled  ship's captain, gathered a  wealth of information relating  to the place names of-British  Columbia. According to him,  as related by Wolferstan, Able  Seaman John Sykes had been  for many years an old faithful  follower of Lord Nelson. Cape  St. Vincent lies at the extreme  southwest corner of Portugal  and Sykes was in the famous  naval engagement of 1797.  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  Ticking into Jeopardy.  In this counting house of  calloused faces  the caught spent runners  have come to sullen rest.  Their freedom short-circuited  their chancy gambles lost  they languish in cells  revengeful or resigned  discuss in terse voices  the small priorities of prison.  Outside these walls  the world goes about its  business  working playing perpetuating  making children and war.  Oakalla Prison is an  anachronism; a stern monument to narrow thinking and  harsh retribution. Canada legged far behind more-  enlightened countries in the  matter of penal reform. Improvements came slowly and  were only instituted over the  strenuous objections of right  wing zealots. If these reactionary forces had had their  way, the noose, the lash and the  silent system would still be in  active use. Fortunately, saner  heads prevailed and these^  punitive, mediaeval mejasuires |  were phased out. Canadian '  prisons become more humane  places, where rehabilitation  was emphasized. But these  changes were surprisingly re-  cent and the shadow of past  atrocities hangs over Oakalla  and all her many counterparts  like a pall.  Such gloomy thoughts continue   to   preoccupy   me  throughout my sojourn in the  South  Wing. .But  as  days  become weeks, they tend to occur less frequently. I almost  come to accept the forbidding  atmosphere pf maximum  security; the repetitious commands of the screws; the constant proximity of bitter and  provably dangerous men. The  macabre business of serving  meals below  Death  Row  becomes mere routine and I  move about the upper tiers with  practised familiarity. (Fortunately, Sally the queen was  transferred to the Pen. several  days after my arrival. I can't  say I miss her lewd and embarrassing come-ons. "I'm going  out where they've got some real  men!'' she informed us defiantly as she was led away.)  I continue to study the  minutae of the prison. One  such involves the remarkable  transformation of little John,  the wino. When I first met him,  John had looked at least twenty  years older than his claimed age  of thirty seven. I'd assumed he  was just suffering from some  alcoholic delusion. Sure  enough however, as the days  pass, the years seem to drop  away from him, as regular  meals, proper rest and  abstinence from liquor, work  their magic. By the time he is  ready to leave, he looks no  more than a somewhat shopworn forty. John bids us goodbye with the same self-effacing  smile. I watch him return to the  rigours of the street with a certain sadness. For I know,  unless Potter's Field claims  him, he will be back, looking  like a broken old man again.  One day, a prisoner of some  distinction is admitted to the  wing. He is Homer Stevens,  militant head of the  Fisherman's Union. Stevens is  appealing a year for Contempt  of Court in connection with a  marginally illegal picketing incident. 1 have seen him many  times on television. Stevens is. a  fortyish man, with thin brown  hair combed over a balding  scalp. He wears a proud and/  stoical look v His presence in  this den of villains, thieves and  fulltime foulups, seems a bit incongruous at first glance. But  when you stop to think about it,  Canada has a not-sd-proud  tradition of jailing her labour  leaders that dates back to the  days of Tim Buck and before.  Stevens is only the latest in a  long line of railroaded left-  wingers.  They have movies sometimes  in the South Wing, to leaven the  grind a little. They are shown in  a part of the wing I have not  seen up to this point ��� an  auditorium that shares the fifth  tier with the Observation cells.  The room doubles as a church  and a sometime gymnasium. It  is also, Jake informs me (for  grim truths are never far away  here) where corporal punishment used to be meted out in  the hard days.  The filmic fare tends towards  mild comedies and westerns  -nothing too suggestive or controversial .N But it doesn't take  much to get the cons going in  these womanless precincts.  When a relatively innocuous  Doris Day picture is shown, the  lady's anatomy is the subject of  discussion for days.  ���to be continued  :[:      Sure  i��  1982 was  rough, but the  Chinese symbol  ���for a crisis is  e same as for  _gn opportunity.  L;et's make the  /*  'best of it in  'A GUID NEW YEAR' TO ALL OF  OUR FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS  LET'S MAKE IT ONE TO BE PROUD OF  Later in Spain's Bay of Cadiz  (remember Francis Drake  singeing the King of Spain's  beard there at an earlier period  of history?) Nelson's barge  containing 12 men was attacked by a Spanish gunboat containing 26 soldiers. Sykes twice  parried blows aimed at Nelson,  and at last actually interposed  his own head to receive a sabre-  cut which he could not avert by  any other means, thus receiving'  a dangerous wound.  Should any girl from the  Sunshine Coast accidentally  wet her locks with a touch of  ocean spray, or any Malaspina  Strait dreamer have, to wring  brine from his matted beard,  there is only one cure and it is in  two parts:  1) Contact your nearest Sunshine Coast Power Squadron  acquaintance and signify your  desire to enroll in its next  boating course. Gibsons,  Sechelt and Pender Harbour  have each completed a course  recently.and last spring SCPS  received the coveted award  amongst some 15 competing  squadrons composing Pacific  Mainland District for the  highest number of graduates in  final exams - with 85 per cent  required to even pass! Dave  Fyles (Cdr. Ret.) of Hopkins is  present training officer. Phone  886-7714.  Drawn inside each hardcover  are the 65 scaled-down and  numbered charts, superimposed over the coast outline from  Boundary Bay to malibu  Rapids and Princess Louisa Inlet with its marine park and  Chatterbox Falls.  Purchase and study  carefully this excellent hardcover nautical Vol. Fill of  Pacific Yachting's Cruising  Guide and see for yourself what  Bill Wolferstan has in store for  all Sunshine Coast residents.  Even at $44.95, its far-reaching  value is hard to beat: on an  endless carpet the panorama  silently passes in fascinating se-  quence: history and  geography; topography,  geology and meteorology; ebb  and: flood of tidal waters and  current speeds; floraarid fauna  o�� the littoral strip marine  1 resorts and temporary tie-up  spots. Wolferstan's book goes  a long way towards opening up  one of the world's richest and  most varied cruising grounds.  As Ulysses, the Greek explorer and warrior, puts it so  well in Tennyson's poem:  "Come my friends, 'tis not too  late to seek a newer world; for  my purpose holds to sail  beyond the sunset, and the  paths of all the western  stars...To strive, to seek, to  find, and not to yield."  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classified at Campbell's  Family Shoes, Sechelt, orl  Madeira Park Pharmacy,  Madeira Park.  \OWtf  Michael Fawkes  Travel Consultant  Michael joined our staff in December. He has been in trie;  travel business for'15 years, 13 of these with CP Air  \A Happy New Year  from all .of us '  Agnes, Marion, Maureen & Michael  886-2522  ,'Cedar Plaza  Gibsons  tow*  ^JiH  TOWN OF GIBSONS  ���:t;;-s:.  10% Interest Credit  on Current Tax Prepayments  made between  January 1, 1983 and May IS, 1983  Interest at the rate of 10% per annum, will be  credited to any prepayment deposit on current  (1983) taxes made between January 1, 1983 and  May 15, 1983. Interest will be calculated from the  date of prepayment to June 30, 1983.  Any further information may be obtained from the  Gibsons Municipal Office, 1490 South Fletcher  Koad, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2274.  J.W. Copland,  'Administrator  lOWjf  NOTICE  ''gibso*  ���.Dear Dbg Owner: ,;''\ lVV.��v. :^\ ���'���'"���  The   public   is   reminded   that   as   of  January 1, 1983, new yearly licences are  required for all dogs within the Town of  Gibsons.  Licences may be obtained at the  Municipal Office Monday to Wednesday  (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) and Thursday to Friday'  (8:30 am -5:00 pm)  BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER  Valdine Michaud  i ��� ��� ���������'���', \  $12.00       For every male dog  $12.00       For each and every spayed female dog  $25.00       For each and every female dog not  spayed       ;  tow*  TOWN OF GIBSONS  OPEN HOUSE INVITATION  To all of Gibsons' ratepayers and neighbours to join us  at the first 1983 meeting of the "Town of Gibsons"  * GIBSO*  DATE:    Tuesday, January 11, 1983  TIME:    7:00 p.m.  PLAGE: Gibsons Municipal Council Chamber,  1490 South Fletcher Road,  Gibsons, B.C.  Cabinet, through special Order-in-Council, have amended our  municipal Letters Patent, effective January 1,1983, in such a  manner as to change our municipal status from Village to  Town.  To officially recognize this redefinition members of Council,  together with myself, request your presence at t]be first 1983  meeting of Council. Coffee will be served but more importantly  an opportunity will be afforded to all of us to share and exchange dialogue and ideas for community improvements.  Wishing each and everyone a bright and prosperous New  Year.  \  > \  Yours most sincerely,  R. Lorraine Goddard,  Mayor,  Town of Gibsons Coast News, January 3,1983  :.s~'."/- ::���'-��� s :: ������. 'r%<}*y''^^v^'^''^9<;^i',,:>//,?;,  "^"' ' '"      *   ��� rm<iiiiii'M��_iiiiiiiniin mr-^'iii ...,,.'...   ,__ _r-  Robin Hethey (left) and Wendy Kwok were two members of the 1st  fjSbsons Scout Group who presented the residents of the Kiwanis  C&re Home with poinsettias on December 23rd. Other scout  ���jtembers present (though not pictured) were Lance Davies, Steve  |&rsen and scout leader Bud Norris.  " sssa_aa_s_-  ��� r ���  .*��:-,       THE STARS FROM v; . .:. V^  : *-*��� ������  V ���- * :\ | ALIEN'S WINDOW,.* .-.���.'���������-'. :>.  _E3_2_^  <W'_'oofi.>. jfifiooo;:  ���Shan't R. Sohn photo  i mas: * v"'0990!-*��� b_b_��  _��*i_r>C��fi4BP<BSr��9.f-~^<�� ��-*��C.v<Sliir��. I  n��'  ��  ^^^  -U--  &y (alien Shandler  January 3rd to January 9th:  '*; If you are a beekeeper, run a  jftbokstore, drive taxi cab, are a  ��>vil engineer, a travel agent or  journalist, prepare for the  troublesome time when your  best laid plans are likely to go  gtvry. Anyone whose daily pursuits involve public contact or  fltany co-workers, anyone  wjhose career has to do with  communications, travel, or  ��lher Mercurian undertakings,  Should prepare for a host of  inor irritants and obstacles.  ercury goes retrograde on the  |h for three weeks. This hap-  ns three or four times a year;  consequently, upsets will have  a familiar ring to them.  ARIKS (March 21-April 19)  ^Resourceful,' intuitive,  characterized by keen wit and  Ij&od character judgement, you  &cel in a particular field of  endeavour (perhaps scholarly).  Ctyher ventures fare worse and  ^ust be abandoned. Efforts in  tfeese secondary ventures will  ��y off as new directions are  gun, step by step.  VURUS (April 20-May 20)  jvStudy and reflection will br-  iwg eventual harvest. Do not be  l��ii asiray by your own sen-  tfyiental attachment to past  allegiances, particularly when  sfych 'friends' play on your  loyalty: Do not squander  resources and avoid com-  jttacency.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  If you are woman, you will  be especially magnetic and  alluring this week. If you are  man, you will be charmed by  the assurance and generosity of  a woman. In business, try a few  stabs in the dark. Failures are  merely messages to refine procedures.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  You stand on the verge of  \ictory in a long battle, a most  dangerous position. Can you  deal wiili the temptation to  devastate, scoin, and degrade  the enemy? Precise control and  a strong sense of charity are required.  LEO (July 23-August 22)  Look before you leap and  think before you speak. See  Cancer message. You have excellent chance of winning  greatest victory, that of self-  mastery.  VIRGO (August 23-Sept. 22)  Achievement in artistry or  hobby you hope tp transform  into career is within grasp and  have, youTworked, hard for it!j  Rashness and incaution, cessa-'  tion of effort now would bring  setback and possibly ruin. Proceed with prudence and faith in  your own certainty.  LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)  Person who hurts and  demoralizes you may win the  point or the deal, but will derive  no happiness from it. Unex-  Tbtj'tc doing  it oqam - in  Gihoml  Fran Berger and  John Burnsidejn  Betty Keller's  An Evening  With  Pauline  ; Weet Vauim ^ofcwnt - Are &��Aj btktid Che fegexd  At Elphie's Cabaret January 17 and 18  Watch (w /Debits  f Through OneTj  by Bob Hunter  By the time we got around to  seeing thejnovie, E.Tv, a zillion  extraterrestrial dolls were  ready to break in a gigantic  wave against the toy store  counters of the world.  We knew exactly what the  lovable little space horror was  going to look like. We even  knew there was a midget inside  the rubber suit.  In ye older days, this would  have spoiled the fun. I mean, if  you knew what the monster was  going to look like before you  even went into the theatre,  what was the point of going?  My wife and I decided that  we really couldn't afford to  deprive ourselves of a major  cultural experience.  How could E.T. possibly be  a major cultural experience?  Well, it was. -��    '  I'll explain: It was 1897 when  H.G. Wells' The War of the  Worlds became the most  phenomenally popular science  fiction book yet, introducing a  Golden Age of imaginary invasions from outer space.  At their literary peak, in the  1920s and '30s, invading extraterrestrials were known in the  trade as BEMs, for Bug-Eyed  Monsters. Nearly every sci-fi  pulp magazine featured at least  one such BEM every second  issue.  pected   support   from   a  bystander could bring you an  equal victory and great joy.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)  Love affair tantalizes you to  go to new depths in relating.  Here is a chance to develop that  knife-edge balance between  giving and taking, particularly  regarding interest in and attention paid to other person,  rather than shared adventures.  See Libra message.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-  Dec. 21)  An introspective week helps  you to cultivate faith in  yourself and your abilities and  to overlook troubled surrounding waters. See yourself as an  apprenViceiiserving-.^heiquiel  voice of the master-within,. Ipo  not expect any external advice  to be potent for long.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-  Jan. 19)  Gift of sustaining others is  yours. Give support and encouragement. As for Taurus,  'do not allow sentimental  allegiances to lure you to share  good fortunes with undeserving 'friend'. All is above board;  good spirits abound; absent is  intrigue.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-  Feb. 18)  Intensive drive and consistent application of will always  win. Beware sole preoccupation with material things.  Material success is at hand, including all props required for  your drama. Unexpected help  comes.  PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20)  .You   possess   skill   and  bravery, but can be destructive  and  cruel  due  to  lack  of  understanding.  Slow down,  listen.  You will find you no.  longer  need certain values  about what you appreciate, enjoy and expect. Look back on ;  and      ahead      to     great '  achievements due to self- *  reliance, and expectations of '  others will diminish.  They were great. They took  every imaginable form. There  was Green Slime, slithering  things with tentacles,  Mushroom-Men from Mars,  ���_ Mind Parasites, Space Spores,  jelly-like blobs who came and  harvested us like turkeys every  few centuries.  i; During the pulp magazine  ; era, almost to a creature, the invaders from space displayed an  inordinate amount of interspecies interest in scantily-clad  heroines.  That trend continued into  the 1950s and early '60s when  Hollywood and Japan both  jumped into the monster B  movie field. Thatj of course,  was the best part.  - Sci-fi books themselves were  | getting more sophisticated,  culminating at an artistic level  '-with Arthur C. Clarke's portrayal of the eventual conquerors from space as looking  exactly like devils.  On the screen, I watched,  mesmerized, as the Invasion of  the Body Snatchers came and  went, as the Saucer-Men  lumbered off with scantily-clad  heroines in their arms, as a  green-skinned Martian on stilts  staggered back to his saucer  with a scantily-clad heroine...  Ah yes, and then there was  the Monster of The Id, which  was first revealed in 1956 in a  film called Forbidden Planet,  which was the most terrible  space monster of them all ��� the  monster of mankind's, subconscious!  There were all sorts of  monsters from Earth, from  King Kong to Godzilla,  Mothra, Rodan and Chidrah,  which were always trying to  destroy Tokyo or New York.  But these never had the clout  seriously to threaten the human  race. They couldn't call down  swarms of intergalactic battleships armed with weapons  that could evaporate whole  solar systems.    :  SiAnd there's the fubVlf the in--  vaderscomle.to us^lnstead ��f"us  getting to them, tHe game is  over right from the start.  They're the winners. We're the  dopes ��� haven't even figured  out the Interstellar Drive...I  mean.  - So it would be a very tricky  piece of diplomacy Tor a  superior species from the stars  to make contact with human  beings without turning us into  alcoholics and bums for at least  a century or two before we  recovered our shattered pride.  You'd have to find some way  to reprogramme humanity to  accept the idea of an alien being  as an object of affection,  maybe even pity-���like making  a movie that everybody sees  and mass-distributing cute little ugly dolls...  In the movie, E.T., the kid  hero actually kisses the alien!  1 say, man your blasters,  space cadets! We're being set  up!  Any day now, I expect the  real invaders to arrive.  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The sixth of January comes round very quickly - and  then we have to be serious folk again!  Anyhow, I was having one of those 10th day of  Christmas celebrations and discovered another  delicious dish which I will share with you���  J's Aphrodisiac Dip  1 large package of cream cheese at room temp.  250 ml sour cream  25 ml mayonnaise  15 ml yogurt  1 can smoked oysters, drained &. chopped  salt 8. pepper to taste  15 ml chopped parsley  15 ml chopped green onion  Whizz everything in your blender until smooth. Chill,  then dip into it with crispy fresh broccoli &> cauliflower  with the Capricornian of your choice ��� and. enjoy!  Now amongst all this frivolity one is forced to listen  to what the pundits say ��� and as usual they're telling  us that the year to come is going to be pretty grim, so  if you want to economise but still enjoy a little sip of  something luxurious on the side ��� why not make your  own - try  Mrs. S's Irish Cream  300 ml can condensed milk;-  3 whole eggs  10 oz rye  3 teaspoons chocolate syrup f  V* teaspoon almond extract  1 cup whipping cream  tVi teaspoons Instant coffee -  Drop all the ingredients in the blender land whizz  them up. Refrigerate but keep tasting whenever you  think necessary! What you do if S. Claus didn't give  you a blender, I'm not sure ��� but there's always next  year.   . '."���',��� .:''""'���'���: ^  Happy New Year  Nest Lewis  PS. Joy ��� that lasagne wasa beaut, mate!       v  Libby ��� in Tomato Sauce  spayhettlm^  Apple-Got & Orange-Cot 'Mlik  sunrype nectar i__ei99  Nestle   Asst'd. 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We fully guarantee everything we s��ll to be  satisfactory or money cheerfully refunded.  O-  mwmm  warn  -Mri-ii  _t_n_ai-_B_k_-iaM  tMM^hiraai-MM  MriMlai Coast News, January 3,1983  tilK^liWiiiiiSiiiii^  ��� .fel �����_  </  Guess Where  I*The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first person whose  ; Yiame is drawn correctly identifying the location of the above. Send  I entries to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons, in time to reach the  1 newspaper office by Saturday of this week. The winner from our  last issue is Michele Whiting, Box 1254, Gibsons, who correctly  identified the location of the sign on the washroom doors in the  Elohinsione gymnasium.  Conference studies  pesticide use  j by Michael Conway-Brown  ;;   "Pesticide Use in Urban Environments" was the subject of  a conference held at Simon  ; Fraser University, December 3  ;and 4. Meeting together were  ^'representatives from municipalities, government, industry  ���and environmental organizations. The purpose was "to present  a variety of views on  ;pesticide     development,  registration and use in Canada,  and to. acquaint municipal  governments 'and the public  ?with        the        available  alternatives". Topics included  pests and their management,  pesticide development, testing,  and  regulation,  and  the  associated health issues.  > Keynote speaker was Dr.  Ross  Hall,   Professor of  Biochemistry and  Health  Sciences at McMaster University, and serving on the Canadian-  Environmental Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Environment. He discussed his recent report, "A New Approach  to.Pest Control in.Canada".  Dr. Hall expressed concern  over the cumulative health effects from exposure to  pesticides. "Most of our food  is contaminated in one way or  another with insecticides and  herbicides", and he emphasized; "We must be concerned."  He criticized the present testing  procedures as inadequate, explaining that "Lab experiments only deal with one  chemical at a time, when in fact  we are exposed to multiple  pesticide residues ��and industrial chemicals." He accepted the present testing for  a'cute effects as "very well  done", but said "the real problems are cancer, birth defects,  and mutations".  ; He recommended moving  away from a .dependence on  chemical pesticides.  ';'Biological controls have been  developed in Canada but are  simply not being used," he  stated, "part of the reason is  political." He described  government policy as being  ''stuck in a rut" and explained  Kow the final say on pesticides  is a political decision, rather  than scientific.  : Dr. Hall cited a number of  alternatives that have successfully been used. He said:  "There are alternatives, they  do work, and the faster we start  moving in that direction the  better off we all will be." "In  my view, chemical pesticides  have had their day, and it's time  to move on."  In response, both government and industry representatives defended the present  system. "Our regulatory  system in Canada today is the  toughest in the world," said  Wayne Ormrod, a senior official from the Pesticides Section of Agriculture Canada, the  agency solely responsible for  their registration.  Dow Chemical's Manager of  Government Relations, Harold  Major added that they may be  too tough, causing an inadequate number of crop protection products toe be ��n the  market. He agreed with Dr.  Hall that present testing does  not account for all long term  hazards,: but posed the question: "If we're doing the best  we can today, how can we be  criticized?"    .  The reserved academic atmosphere became quite strained following presentations concerning the B.C. Environmen-  tar Appeal Board;  Sharp;  criticism was levelled by Dr.  John Warnock, Pesticide  Researcher for the Society Pro-7  moting Environmental Conser-^;  vation (SPEC)j and a. veteran  , of the battle..tq.:kee^2,4^13��0!4fe  of the Okanagan lakes. "The  appeal process is heavily stacked against the public," he said.  Dr. Ron Kobylnyk, thtttew1  administrator of the Pesticide  Control Act in B.C. defended  the appeal board procedures. ���;  In response,  an obviously  disgruntled audience gave the  administrator "a bit of a  roasting", in the words of Dr.  John Borden, a Simon Fraser  University professor in their  Pest Management Programme.  The conference was jointly  sponsored by Simon Fraser  University,  SPEC,  and the  West Coast Environmental  Law Research Foundation.  Cathy    Fox,    conference  organizer and executive director for SPEC explained that  "The conference was arranged  primarily   for   municipal  representatives, because of  their concern expressed over  the IBT Scandal." Several  municipalities have suspended  their use of many pesticides  since it became known that  safety tests performed by IBT  labs were fraudulent and invalid.  A second conference was  held the following day at SPEC  offices where environmentalists discussed objectives and  strategy for improved pesticide  control. SPEC will be organizing an Alternatives to  Pesticides symposium for the  spring, and environmental  researcher Michael Conway-  Brown agreed to examine the  possibility of a province-wide  coalition.  PENINSULA  MARKET  tide tables  [Reference: Point Atkinson,  Pacific Standard Time  GROCERIES  SUNDRIES  FISHING  TACKLE  TIMEX WATCHES  Open 9-9  7 Days a Week  Davis Bay, B.C.  885-9721  Tues. Jan. 4  0230 3.8  1000 16.1  1615 9.3  2100 12.0  Wed. 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Frankly, I was glad to be  leaving Germany although saying goodbye to Lisalotta and  little Gerda was an emotional  and heart-wrenching affair, I  had grown very fond of both of  them but, in view of; the fact  that I had a wife back .in  Canada and the war now ended, it was inevitable that sooner  or later the break-up would  have to come.  Whether I was iri some kind  of a daze, or it could have been  that I was still in an alcoholic  fog, but it wasn't until I boarded the plane that was taking me  to London, England, that.thev  full impact of the seriousriessof  my situation hit me. Any one of  the five charges that I was facing could, on conviction, net  me a lengthy spell in a military .  prison and, in all probability,  that would have been the outcome had not several seemingly  unrelated factors occurred.  ;1  Although I was never permit--  ted to read it in its entirety,  possibly the most important  thing in my favour was the  medical report that had been  submitted to the court of enquiry, held at the R;C.ArE;  Headquarters in Lincolns ilnn  Fields, London. Before leaving  Germany I had had several interviews with our Medical Officer, a Sqdn./Ldr. Thomipson  who, oddly enough, was .an  American. He had been irked  at the long delay before his  country had entered the ^war  and had chosen to join the  R.C.A.F. I remember very little of what went Oh during our  discussions, but it was obvious  that he was sympathetic to my  cause, arid was willing to do  everything hie couldlo help m'e.  Ho'we^ver^f do recall his telling  me^n^^ad^t>e_n^fflem:ber  ,;.. ofaircrew,, he,,would, have had  'no'-hesitation iri recomrnehding  that I be grounded under trie  classification thatT was suffering from combat fatigue. \j#-  fbrturiately, this diagnosis was  inapplicable to members of tjhe  ground crew, although he did  agree, after hearing of my prfQr  digious   consumption .of',..  aquavit and cognac and my  nightly sessions with the lovely  Lisalotta, that it was .'quits  possible I was far more exr  hausted than any former air^  crew member after completing  his quota of flying missions  over enemy held territory.    >'���-,  A day or two after my arrival  at Headquarters, where I was  held under open arrest or, iri  other words, confined to barracks, the court of enquiry was  held. It consisted of a panel pf  five officers - a Group Captain,  two Wing Commanders arid  two Squadron Leaders. Had it  led to a court martial 1 would  have been provided with #  defence counsel, but, seeing  that it was a preliminary iri^  vestigation only, I was on my  own.:   .        :::.>-;-;v.^.;;':���.;���. '^  It was all very formal. After  each charge was read I was asked how I wished to plead and  then marched out of the room  while the presiding officers  debated the pros and cons of  the matter. When they had  reached some kind of,a decision, I was marched back in and;  informed of their verdict. Then  the next charge was proceeded  with and so on until all the  charges had been dealt with. I  pled not guilty to them all and  , then asked and received their  permission to tell my story, not  as a non-commissioned officer  speaking to those of superior  rank, but on a man-to-man  basis. I cannot remember all  that I told them, but I em-;  phasized the conflict of perf  sonalities that had existed between the messing officer and  myself and I even told them a  little, although not all, of my  affair with Lisalotta.  The first two charges concerning the illegal and improper  use of a military vehicle  without permission were summarily dismissed because of the  lack of any supporting  evidence. Apparently they had  been unable to find the requisition form that I had allegedly  forged. (I had taken care of  that, or at least my sergeant  friend in the M.T. Section had,  after my presenting him with a  bottle of French cognac.) Once.  again the more serious charges  relating to my affray with  Flt./Lt. F. could not be  substantiated, as each and  every one of my cooks and  helpers had attested to the fact  that, to the best of their  knowledge, the s.o.b. had tripped over one of the guideropes  and struck his head on some  unascertained object.  Anyway, the hearing went on  and on, until I am of the opinion that the officers grew tired  of listening to all the conflicting  testimony that was being  presented. After I had been  marched out of the enquiry  room for the fifth time, there  was a wait of almost half an  hour before I was recalled to  . hear the verdict. The Group  Captain, acting as spokesman,  went over the charges one by  one and, much to my surprise,  announced that I had been  found not guilty on all counts.  _ There just wasn't enough concrete evidence that would warrant their ordering my court  martial; To my astonishment,  he went on to say that the  records showed that I had been  a diligent and^ conscientious  worker both in the ranks and as^  an :N.C.O. and that they wer_  proud  of me!   Ttiey were  unanimous in recommending  that I be sent to a rest camp until such time as my number  came up for repatriation to  ��� Canada.  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''���'���'���''.���.������-'  North Rfl., Gibsons Hacks  Coast News, Januarys, 1983  Winner of (he Saan' six-foot Christmas Stocking was Melissa  Hood, top picture. Gwen McConnel, bottom picture, was the winder of the three-foot Christmas Stocking/ The Family AHdwance  ���winner for December was Dorothy Hurren of Gibsons.  �����*���  ifloosier'send  by Bruce Robinson  The first column I wrote on  the fitness classes at  Elphinstone Secondary was  easy. All I had to do was sit-in  the bleachers and make snide  comments about women dressed like bumblebees. And  anyway if all looked pretty  easy to me, A bit of running,  grooving to the music, a few  stretches. I couldn't understand what all the sweating and  huffing and puffing was  about. If only I knew then  what I know now.  One of the great challenges  of my life was trying to get put  of bed'the morning after I participated in the fitness;class.  The lady at the drugstore  smirked when I brought the  epsom salts to the counter. I  told her I sprained my ankle  skydiving, but I don't think  she bought it. In fact, she  looked suspiciously like;one of  the women I saw at the class.  The lifeguards at the pool asked me not to sleep in the  swirlpool and I told them I  was meditating. "Do you.  always snore when you  meditate?" one of them asked  me.     '.':;'"  In the past week I've been  dropping over to friends'  houses in the evening, moaning bravely in a corner until  someone relents and offers to  give me a massage. Recently,  porchlights have been going  off at an alarming rate as I  pull into these same friends'  Aunt Anastie to the rescue  by George Cooper  p When Aunt Anastie does get-  Un 10 doing something; just  Keep out' of t he way, says Un-  IC-|c Petrov. "Like it's a good  BJ.lca to handle a headstrong  [Korse' ironi .somewhere well  behind."  ^Anything    Uncle    Petrov  incw about horses he'd picked  g*p second-hand from farmers  l^lling^stories   in ;.Bushmill's  tjcneral'siorc where lie Worked  lor forty years for the elder  Mr. Bushrnill. The closest Un-;  cle Petrov "had ever come to  tj^ai farming was one day of  poking behind a four-horse  tender arid then he was fired.  ZVjiid that was a year of bumper  harvest  with   a   shortage   of  hjjp,   too.   The   trains   with  porkers from the ��ast were  lute getting to the Prairies that  ��2ar.    But    Uncle    Petrov's  $>oks twisted and fell as fast  a;S>;he set  them  up and the  farmer paid him off before the  <|ny was over.  **iBui .he did have a point  itKout maiuigiiiij a 'headstrong  IM/Se;-' keep oiii i>i the way.  (jfl&'e was one time I tried to  ffSOp ..out ��� of   her   \\av,   but  '-; 1 was eight, just be I ore 1 came  to live with Aunt Anastie and  Uncle Petrov for good.  The salt pork in the barrels  of oats that were stored in the  machine shed vyas all used up,:  and there was a bunch of Mr.  Bushrhiirs friends coming to  Sunday dinner. It was then  that Aunt Anastie looked at  the big white Leghorn rooster  speculatively like .an Inca high  priest eyeing his;; next human  sacrifice. The bird's barnyard  ' deportment had Aunt Anastie  seething all that first summer  she had come to spend as  housekeeper on Mr. Bushmill's big farm outside the  village. Aunt Anastie's sense  of what was .proper went  a good deal beyond even the  most strict Prairie matron's.  On wash day, for instance, her  line only showed sheets, pillow  cases, and Uncle Petrov's  socks and long woollen;underwear. Her own undergarments  were hidden inside the pillow  cases. .  "Look   at   that   good-for-  nothing strutting about. Just  ;like a  male."  I  don't  know  ���why.she-included''all males in  Iter condemnation since ali of  ihcin  were too  busy driving  USED BUII-DING SUPPLIES  Quality, used lumber, bricks, windows, lights, plumbing, etc.  P A B USED BUILDING MATERIALS  1947 Tannery Road, Surrey  MONDAY-SATURDAY 888-1311  We also buy used building materials -.:   :  horses or doing chores to get  any strutting in. j ^ : :;  Once she had rushed broom  aloft halfway across the barnyard to swat that rooster? in  the tail feathers just as he was>  getting his footing atop a  ci ouehihg. hen. The. rooster  flew at her, but the broom was  too much for him. He didn't  >eem to crow with the same  cockiness after that.  "He'll do just fine prr'-thjfe  ';iilaftere^ync]^y.;,^0.1-;-^'atc(^  li i 11 i-this Tafiefnobn^bby? "zgM  Now I "was deathly scared of  the rooster and one'shprt dash  pretending   1   was  after  him  took me around the manure  pile and the chance to duck into the weeds beyond to hide.  Aunt   Anastie   took   up   the  chase and finally closed in on  him. Waving:her apron like a  hoeaded    bullfighter,    Aunt'  Anastie   got   the   rooster   to  lunge at it and up-ended him  with her free hand.  ���'Come out of those weeds,  boy, and get the axe ready."  I bore no malice towards the  rooster and I was c|iiire i nc I-  fective with the ' axe, . twice  burying it in the block a foot  from the feathered neck and  scarcely having the strength to  pry it loose.  Afterward she said, "Now  j'ust so you don't let me down  ayain, boy, when 1 tell you to  do something, you'll not go to  yoiir Tom Mix movie Saturday  in the town."  Why, oh why could she not  have cut me off from Sunday  dinner,  driveways.    They   must   be  phoning ahead.  After a week of massages  and saunas, not to mention  treatments from' my live-in  chiropractor, I'm about back  to normal--, which, judging  from the results of the fitness  class, may not be that great a  condition to be back to.  .   .  There are many more  muscles in the body than you  would think. I don't know  what all their riamies are, but  most of mine are^nqt too crazy  about me right now; It would  appear I've been neglecting  them for some thirty-odd  years. Maybe if I had just proceeded like a restrained  novice, instead of acting like  John Wayne trying to take  Guadalcanal,. I might have  weathered the regimen with  slightly more aplomb and  poise.  You see, my problem was  that I wanted to show Rieta  Hansen, the local guru of the  fitness programmes - who is  leaving us shortly for  Australia, by the way - that I  could nonchalantly whip  through the exercises without  enduring so much as a lost  bead of perspiration or an errant gasp of breath. Nonchalant ended about the time  my hips told my back to put  my legs down Or they were all  going to be finding new homes  for themselves somewhere else  on my body.  During   the   push-up   segment, when I realized Rieta  Was going to outlast me,  I  sprung up suddenly, deciding I  hadn't taken enough pho'to-  graphs���'���>. for   the   newspaper.  Hell, I only had abbut twenty  at the time. I received know- '���'';  ing looks fr;pm several of the  exercisers around me.  '';' My original plan had been  to try arid keep up with Alison  Watt, who I ��� had interviewed)  the previous week. She had  seemed one of the most fit and  capable participants, and if"I  could keep up with Alison I  knew  I was in pretty good  shape. After watching her rattle off leg raises in double time  while rny own Je^.were.doing  ; an impression of silly putty, I  knew I was beat. It's a good  thing the meek are going toln-  herit the earth.  What Rieta and Alison both  thought to be most important  about the fitness classes was  . the  positive, mental  attitude  ^hich the classes cultivated in  .those who had always believed  physical exercise to be about  .as much fun as slave labour in  Siberia. So, if your rear end is  ;fast becoming the size of your  "garage, or if you can hide a  small child between the layers  of your stomach, or if you're  just   tired   of   commercials  which remind you of our iron-  poor blood, then try a little  fitness. You will enjoy! Just  don't expect miracles,  Rieta  said. It takes time and commitment.  And listen, if you decide to  go to fitness, my porchlight is  always on.  iliiMiiliii  ;���:���- **i~'���������#-"���������������'��� ���'���,:'' ^..v ^--''  GOOD NUTRITION  NO HUNGER PAINS  NO DRUGS  DRINK MILKSHAKES &  EAT REGULAR FOODS  MAINTAIN ENERGY  NO MEETINGS TO  ATTEND  NO EXERCISE  NO GIMMICKS  MONEY-BACK  GUARANTEE  SUBSTANTIAL WEIGHT  LOSS & INCH LOSS  CONSIDERABLE  SAVINGS ON  FOOD BILLS  NO MONTHLY DUES  Phone  885-733Z  5* c a t _:  ^t  V  ,.-7i  M  4  Other Specials Too  at The Book Store  Cowrie Street, Sechelt  885-2527  BABYSITTING  . St. Aidan's Hall, Roberts Creek (Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)  Marine Room, Gibsons Municipal Hall (Tuesday, Thursday - 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.)  1983 WINTER SCHEDULE   JANUARY 10 - APRIL 29  .9 -10 am  9:15-  10:15 am  9:30-  10:30 am  6 - 7 pm  6:15-  7:15 pm  6 - 7:30 pm  7-8 pm  7:30-  8:30 pm  MONDAY  ������������Pre/Post  Natal West  Sechelt  Elementary  ������ Roberts  Creek School  ������Sechelt  Elementary  "Elphinstone  ������Sechelt  Elementary  ���Gibsons  Elementary  TUESDAY  ���Gibsons  United  Church  ���Davis Bay  School  A  "Elphinstone  WEDNESDAY  ��� ���������pre/post  Natal West  Sechelt  Elementary  ������Roberts  Creek School  ������Sechelt  Elementary  "Sechelt  Elementary  ���Gibsons  Elementary  THURSDAY  'Gibsons ���  United  Church  ���Davis Bay  School   Bomber"  Class Roberts  Creek  Elementary  "Elphinstone  FRIDAY  ������Roberts  Creek School   :   ������Sechelt  Elementary  'Gibsons  Elementary  ��� mild-moderate.  ���* moderate-intense  ��������� "Bomber" class  .... pre/post Natal  ���This class is appropriale for newcomers or for those returning after a lay-off. Flexibility and mild  cardiovascular and muscular endurance are included.  ���This class is appropriate for those who have been attending fitness classes for one to two years.  Flexibility, cardio-vascular endurance and muscular endurance are stressed.  ���Let's go for it! An intense aerobic workout for those who have been attending fitness classes for two  or more years, or for athletes involved in competitive sports.  ���A mild-moderate workout stressing flexibility, muscular endurance, and cardio-vascular endurance.  Sunshine Coast Fitness Group  ��  r  ".���'!  l'   -7  I     ��� 12  Coast News, January 3,1983  Lyn Kinsey and family are back from Australia. (See story right.)  ���Judith Wilson photo  Swim Club news  by Kitty Clark  Our bazaar was a success.  Thank you to all who supported it and a special thank  you to Elphi Rec Committee  and a private contributor for  very generous donations  received. The winners.of the  food hamper were Mr. and  Mrs. Del Tetzlaff of Gibsons.  The swim club will soon be  finishing for this term, but we  will start practicing again  January 3rd, 1983. At this time  we will be offering a Swim  Canada Programme for any  newly-interested swimmers  who feel that their strokes are  not strong enough. Let it be  known that swimming is one of  the best ways to work out and,  if you are hesitating because  you are from Sechelt and points  north, car pooling is available.  Call 886-3772, 886-2465 or  885-2620. So, this is your opportunity to build strong young  bodies and to fill your free time  constructively.  Results from West Vancouver Otters Meet November  14th:  50 fly: Erica Renouf 45.2;  Matthew Graham 38.8; Brad  Gregorchuck 52.0.  100 Back: Erica Renouf  1:43.5; Ferla Packer 1:48.3;  Matthew Graham 1:44.4; Eric  Miller 1:58.6; Tina Clark  1:30.6; Brad Gregorchuck  1:42.9.  50 breast: Erica Renouf 57.9;  Matthew Graham 56.1; Eric  Miller 57.5; Tina Clark 47.0.  100 Free: Ferla Packer  1:36.0; Julie Reeves 1:50.6;  Matthew Graham 1:36.0; Eric  Miller 1:50.8; Tina Clark  1:24.3; Brad Gregorchuck  ���1:27.3.  200 free: Erica Renouf  3:14.8; Matthew Graham  3:29.9; Tina Clark 3:02.8; Brad  Gregorchuck 3:19.1.  50 back: Erica Renouf 48.7;  Ferla Packer 51.9; Matthew  Graham 50.5; Eric Miller 52.7;  Brad Gregorchuck 45.7.  100 breast: Tina Clark  1:48.5.  50 free: Julie Reeves 52.4;  Eric Miller 49.6  by Judith Wilson  The Western Australian connection on the Sunshine Coast  education scene has been further strengthened by recent  traffic between Perth and Gibsons. Lyn Kinsey, his wife  Yvette and son Derry, returned  from a year in Perth and his exchangee here, Brian Byrne and  his family returned to western  Australia after a year spent-,  teaching at Elphinstone.  Another Elphinstone teacher,  Bob Graham, and his family  departed to spend a year in  Perth and Bob's counterpart,  Steve Woodhouse and his wife  Sharon arrived to experience  Supernatural B.C. and^  Elphinstone.  The Kinsey family odyssey  began a year ago with three  weeks spent in up-country  Malaya. Lyn reports sadly that J  it is no longer "the Malaya of-  Somerset Maugham and the tea,  plantation owner". The area is?  rapidly becoming modernized;  and they have "the craziest  drivers in the world". >  Settling down in Perth required adjusting to very hot;  dry summers with no rain; it  was 43 degrees for a week last  January. It is a climate where  "fof three months you look for  shade, not sun" said Lyn. Ad^  justing to winter was not dif^  ficult as it is even wetter than  the Sunshine Coast, although  not as cold.  .  The Kinseys lived in "affluent suburbia" where the  usual North American symbols  of affluence, swimming.pools?  boats, and video recorders wer��  much in evidence. This was a  contrast to their previous  Australian experience when  they spent two years in a small  country town in southern  Queensland.  Perth, the Garden City, is  "beautifully set out" built on  sand and irrigated by artesian  water which keeps the city  always green. "The population  is fantastically sport's  oriented" observed Lyn.  Everyone plays sports from the  suburban mother who spends  most days on the tennis or  squash courts, to the,children  who play in highly organized  leagues for every conceivable  sport, to the older residents  who are devoted to lawn bowls.  The beaches are magnificent  and although a shark watch is  kept they do not pose the same  threat as they do on the east  Australian beaches.  Lyn taught at Greenwood  High School which is a school  of 1,300 students and 85  teachers, imaginatively designed with each classroom a  separate building in a park-like  setting.. Due to its natural  resources western Australia is a  very wealthy state and spends a  considerable amount on education.  The administrative hierarchy  is very centralized with the  Western Australia Education  Department in Perth controlling the whole state system.  Highly competitive state  wide government exams determine the future of all school  leavers although teacher  evaluation also plays a role in  determining final grades.  "Teachers over there generally  seem happier and less  pressured," said Lyn, although  teacher "burn-out" is beginn  ing to be talked about. All  secondary teachers have 20 per  cent preparation time.  Lyn noted that the same pro- '  blems which afflict our education system are becoming evi-'  dent "down under". The, attitudes of students are changing, family patterns are changing as many more single parent  families emerge and employment opportunities for school  leavers are diminishing rapidly.  No smoking or gum-chewing  was allowed at Greenwood but  the traditional school uniform  was slowly disappearing. There  is a strong movement from  state to private schools in  Australia and iri fact 23 per cent  of the schopl population is in \  private schools.  Derry, a grade nine student,  liked the sports oriented  lifestyle but found that at the  large school he attended he had  more homework, more  discipline arid less free time  than here. Also, school  uniform was compulsory at his  school.  Major events of,'82 in  Australia included ; the Commonwealth Games, t4a  marvelous spectacle", said  Lyn; massive lay-offs of steel  and coal workers in eastern  Australia and tax evasion  schemes rocking the Liberal  Fraser government.  The "worst drought in living  memory" grips much of inland  Australia, but not the west  which had record wheat  harvests.  Aboriginal land claims to  vast mineral-rich areas are  creating controversy. Some environmental protesters spent  Christmas in jail in Tasmania  Sunshine Coast  as a result of efforts to stop the  Tasmanian government dami^  ming the Franklin River, one of-  the world's great wild rivess^  recently declared a Wor3a��  Heritage Site. '     - 2.'  The economic downturn *_��;  just hitting Australia and Lyfi;  predicts that 1983 will be a yea��  pf widespread unemployment  there, particularly for young'  people. .-���'*$  The Kinseys travelled extensively in western Australia a$i_;  particularly enjoyed the gcjlcf.  mining towns of Kalgoorliean��|  Coolgardie and the magnijFil  cent scenery of the southwest;  corner around Albany. Th^|;  were impressed by the great  variety of western Australia  wildflowers and the Kauri an#  Jarrah forests which equjjf  B.C. forests in size. ��<�����  :.";.'-.- *�� ���   -*  ��� . j '        '    ,"������  On their way back to Canada'  the Kinseys spent a few weeks3n;  Queensland renewing frientft  ships. 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WARRANTVl  Roy  Permanent Waterproof Sundecks      Sunclstrom  _"������  Nor Dek Installations Ltd.   886-8452J  ,    TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-7850    MarvVolen    886-9597  Conclude Your Business At:  n  Marine Drive. Lower Gibsons 886-3868  INCENSED- BURGER SPECIAL':,- CALAMARl  NO DRESS CODE .  r  STEVE HOFLEY  Natural & Cultured Stone Facings  House Fronts, Fireplaces   and Feature Walj*>  ALL WORK CONDITIONALLY  GUARANTF.LD  886-84S&  GualifeM Fonm 6 Sorcien Supply Ltd.  * Feed.  * Fencing  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer  -886-7527   Pratt Rd.  Z?  CEASIDE RENTALS  ���rr r\   Domestic Industrial Equipment  . I  I U.  and Tiruck Rentals   2 locations  8   "" . r,LMnC to serve you  I Sechelt   Inlet Avenue      Gibsons  V 885-2848 Hwy. 101 & Pratt  886-2848    J  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  .. Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  885-9973 886-2938 J  (.  SERVING THE ENTIRE SUNSHINE COAST  H. WRAY CONTRACTING  ���Backhoe & 4 Whd. Dump Truck J  ���Water, sewer & septic systems  ���Sand, Gravel & Excavations  L 886*^489      anytime  ,*���':  Wayne Ross  Excavating Ltd.  For all your Backhoe Needs -.*��  Eves885-56l��  Roberts Creek  J.F.W. EXCAVATING LTD.  ��� senileFields ��� Excauations���Clearing���  .KiTdKd. 888-8071 Gibsons  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817  V.  can    Swanson's  EXCAVATING LTD  for our John Deere Excavator  and Case Backhoes  885-9666 885-5333  Si  AUTOMOTIVE  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE & SUSPENSION   CENTRE  886-2700     886-8167  Hwy. 101 just West of Gibsons  uropoan  Motors    885-9466  ^ British, Japanese & Domestic Service & Parts _  Qmif��g50H AUTOMOTIVE  886-7919  "   . Parts ��� Sales ��� Service  REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES  "The Rad Shop"        COLLISION REPAIRS  Hwy 101, Gibsons ^  B.C.A.A.   Approved /  Economy ruto parts btd.  Automobile. Industrial  and'  Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt  8SS5I81  TANDY'S  COLLISION   REPAIRS  ICBC Repairs   -Fibreglass Repairs  ���Painting & Auto Glass  ���Free Eajlmcles   '' 883"2608.  ^  Klalndale, Pandar Harbour   R.R.#1, Garden Bay, B.C. VON 1S0?'_ Coast News, January 3,1983  _'  A *A<  p  ��  *,  I. Births  2* Obituaries  $. in Memofftam  4. Thanks  ^.Personal  6. Announcements  7. Lost  8. found  9. free  |I0. PetsX. Livestock  ��t I. Music  �� j |i at. Wanted to Rent  13. For Rent ,  14. Kelp Wanted  15. llustness   ������������'  Opportunities  16. Work Wanted  17. Child Ctre  18. Wanted  19. For Sale  20. Automobiles  21.Motorcycles  22. Campers &  ?  tt  3?  #  3?  Special: thank you to all  the people who have been  so kind to send cards and  remembrances of support,  in my time of loss. Arthur  Cherry.,   ;       .   ;   #1  Many thanks to Mrs. Cpra  Parnell from residents. of  Kiwanis Apts., Gibsons for  the lovely Christmas  treats. Happy New Year to  all. - ' #1  <_  #4_0MNR-il.  23. Mobile Homes  24. Marine'  25. Travel  26. B.C. & Yukon  Classifieds  27. legal  28.,Xealtor  29. Barter ��_  V   TradeJ  A.A. Meetings  PHONE  24 HRS. 886-2112  If someone in your family'  has a drinking problem  you can see what it's doing to them. Can you see  what.it is doing to you? Al  Anon can help. Phone  886-9037 or 886-8228. TFN  For Sale: A show-quality  pony. 885-9969. TFN  fCA$TL��ftOCK  KENNELS  ���Boarding  ���Grooming  ���Puppies & Kittens  available  BOOK NOW f Oft  CHWSTMAS  Hwy 101    Roberts Creek  L" 885-2505   .  Piano  for  rent.  $40  mon. 885-3310.  per  #1  DEAR  ����� CLASSIFIED  $; CUSTOMERS  ��i Not only are Coast News  r|ij Classifieds effective, read  i*l by 9 oiit of 10 readers,  $BUT;.i-:. ������'���������'  jjj Each week you get three  'j chances to WIN our draw  *lf.  '*{.���  if.i.  and run yournext.:  Classified Ad  up to 8 lines,  ������::.$!������: FREE      ^  "' ���*.     ���. for:  3 WEEKS  Winners of this week's  Coast News  Classified Draw  are:  886-9411,  885-9543 &  886*8515  Want your kid to get back in  shape?  Need someone to help your child get lit  or give them private skills coaching?  Experienced, professional instructor  and coach will help you devise personal  fitness program or help you coach your  child jn basic skills In any sport.  Modest charge according to length of  involvement/  Phone Rob at 886-2532     j  PIANO LESSONS  All levels - all ages/ Call  Sue Winters 886-2937. TFf\'  3=  SBBXaaSBCEB  m PIANO & ORGAN  11        LESSONS  3      Beginning Aga 3 - Older  JESSIE   MORRISON  1614 Marine Drive  A        886-9030  Phone Budge  886-3887  Snooker' League every  Wed: at 7:00 pm. All  players welcome. Cues &  Snacks, Sechelt. 885-3113.  '.).-./���>:.���': TFN  Prize money for 1st & 2nd  place in six-red snooker  tourney Wed. nights from  8 pm. Call Roger at Cues &  Snacks 885-3113. #3  r4  PIANO  TUNING  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Wanted: male or female to  share 3 bdrm. waterfront  home in Pender Harbour;  House has lots of  character. 883-9342.   TFN  ��� '. ��� r->- ���:������'.:���������/. :.i   m  Cozy smalL 3 b'drrn. house -  in   quiet   Roberts  Creeik  area. Elec. ht. Franklin FPi  garden.   Couples   only.  |ves. 885-9294.    ;   :    TFN  In Pender Harbour, 1,  bdrm. beachfront home."  Spectacular view of Tex-  ada & the Strait. For Dec.,;  1st. 883-9342: $425 includes cable TV. TFN  1   bedroom duplex ' Hwy.*'  101  Gibsons, avail. Jan.:  1st $350 per mo. 522-6559,  526-8036. ���   #2"��  Deluxe   penthouse   apt..  with app. 1,400 sq. ft. 6i~,  living   area.   Blue   plush"  carp, stairway leading up '}���  to a 15 V. 'x24' iv. rm., blue s  WW, 44' rosewood feature  wall,  wall  of stonework!;  with   hooded   eleai FPj,  swag lamps, uphol.; wetJ  bar with colonial stools,;  sliding glass doors ppen-J:  ing onto deck, featuring '  spiral   stairway,   3J Igf  bdrms. van. bath with Ig.  gilt mirror, open cabinet  kit., dn. rm. with crystaK  chandelier   &   mirrored;  planters,   lovely  drapes  throughout, ;vlew,!; irerift  $450. pier mo., col. ap|pl's^  886-9352. 'j 5  #2;  ' ��� " ���    ' '' ��� y "\-y  3 bdrm. home Gower ,PL-3  area, view. & private yard.:  $475,886:8107.   ^   ^ #&g  Avail, now, 3-bdrm. house  on quiet street, fridge &  stove incl. $385/mon.  Phone 886-8515. #1  ; Waterfront cabin for rent.  2-bdrm.,  stove  &  fridge.  Selma   Park.   Ph.   Tony  ,594-5405 or eves. 943-8963.  #3  3 bedroom apartment on  highway nr. ferry, partly  furnished including central heat $400 month. No  dogs. Phone 886-8427.TFN  Renovation or new const.  Quality work. Low rates.  Free estimates. 886-8086.  #3  I need a job, any kind of  work! 886-9634. #3  1 bed. apt. ut|i.Mncl|*  $280/mon. Suit singlefperv^  Phone 886-9233.   :    ���-���;  #|  ��� ���"       ��� ���  r :  ��� 'I.'il;  2 bdrm. townhquse, 5;%  appl. & FP, cehtralry"I'loc':?*  $425 mo. Phone 886-8138 v  after 6 pm. Rets." req., TFN ^  Superior  townhouse in  .Farnham Gardens,  sons. 886-2654  228-1961.  2-bdrmfff  exclusive!  #1  Older Pender waterfront  home. Spectacular view,  wood floors, spacious living, FP & cable TV. 3  bdrms. $600 per month.  883-9342.  ;22,  277%  *[(West) Ericson is happy to  ^announce the arrival of his  ^sister, Christine Ann, Dec  " 1982 weighing 8 lbs.  oz Proud parents are  *'/ David and Cathy, grandparents Mrs. Ruth West,  r4i?Port McNeil and Cpt. and  ;*iMrs. A E White, Gibsons,  ^^and great grandparents  ��}jare Gunner Carlson of  jt* Vancouver, Mr. & Mrs. E. J.  3> Shaw of Gibsons Special  J^ thanks to Dr. Myhill-Jones  J��>;and staff at St. Mary's  ;& Hospital. #1  LOST DOG 886-8623  1 yr. old male chocolate  brown Lab. Retriever, no  collar, answers to the  name Ely. If anyone knows  the whereabouts of him,  please contact Dan.      #1  Very large, black dog with  white chest, comes to the  name "Timber" Last seen  in Pratt Rd. area. If you  have seen him alive or  dead please let us know.  886-8697. Reward. #3  )  ���<*{EDWARDS,   Mary  Agnes  .^Edwards of Gibsons, B.C.  t��. passed away peacefully at  &St.   Mary's   Hospital   in  ^Sechelt on December 26,  ���^1982,   aged   93   years.  [^Predeceased    by    her  ^daughter    Mrs.    Vera  .^McLeod   of   New   West-  . ��jminster, B.C. Survived by  ;*l;four   daughters,   Mrs.  ^Sylvia Buchanan and Mrs.  i|fMavis   Butterworth   of  ,'^Squamish,   Mrs.   Dorothy  ;?J;White of Richmond and  $Miss Patricia Edwards of  ^Gibsons; sons-in-law Dun-  ��'jcan McLeod and Bud But-  prterworth,    11    grand-  '^children, 21 great grand-  r^children,  2  great,  ^reat  l^gtanclBughters.  Funeral  ^t^jbrvice was held Wednes-  $<wY> December 29 in St.:  tj^hn ihe Divine Anglican  fjjJC^urch, Squamish at 1:30  ^pSn.,'-;.?ev,, Father Walters  ^officiating.'' Interment  I^NJpunt  Garibaldi  Cemet:  |;^-   Squamish   Funeral  ,  .^;C^apel   in   care   of   ar-  ^fr^ngements.   In   lieu  of  |rflowers donations may be  iiifrtade   to   the   Arthritis  ^'Society, 895 W. 10th Ave.,  r^|incouver,.or the SPCA in  [i^G|bsons   would   be   appreciated. #1  Br |v  2 persons to share  3-bdrm. house in  Sechelt with 26-yr. old  male. $175/mon. 980-8287  or 885-7465. #1  Closed garage in Gibsons  area to store car. 886-8448  or 886-8664. #1,  Quiet reliable family of 5,  with references, wants to  lease a 4 bedroom house  with grand piano size living room, family or rec.  rm., garage or basement,  in Gibsons area 886-2679.  #2  TFN  Goat Togenberg. Horned,  tan colour, yellow rope.  885-3153.      , #3  German Shepard, Jemale,  9-10 months old on Pratt  Road. 886-9  886-2860 evenings.  Christmas puppies will be  ready for good homes  Dec. 21. Free. 886-3859.  #1  ((arbour  Rabbit Meat'Sale!  Fresh & young, very low  priced. Cheaper by the  dozen! Breeding stock V_  price. Free delivery.  886-3831. #3  SPAY CLINIC  AND INFORMATION  our spacious two and  three bedroom suites.  Some with view in family building, Small pets  considered. Heat,  cable & storage space  included. Phone  886^2127.  2 suites both with great  view, 1 bdrm., frig. & stove  $250 mo. immed. occ. 2  bdrm. frig. & stove, wash &  dry $350 mo. 886-8295.   #2  Bachelor suite $200 mo.  incl. hydro/cable, phone  after 5 pm 886-7274.       #2  1 bedroom private apartment; waterfront, Granthams, suits single working person 886-8284.      #2  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone  Sue, 885-2972. TFN  Store space for rent. 1,700  sq. ft. of floor area In  Madeira Park. Could be  divided   in   two.   Phone  Steve, 883-9551. TFN  ,u- ��� ,   Small 1 bdrm., F/P, ocean  view, see at 1763 Glen Rd.  See instructions there. ' ,  "���'���'?.':. ��� ,, TFN  ���' i. i  Avail; Jan! 1, 3-bdnii.  mobile home on own pro--  perty next Cedar Grove?  school. Fr.&St.$350/m6h.;  886-7206 evenings.       fri;  1-bdrm. waterfront. P6n.^  Harbour. $275/moh. Even-j  mgs 886-8500. ;'#1*  Gibsons   2-bdrm.) house f  with view. Incl. Fr. & St.,  fenced yard: Avail. Jan. 15.  $370/mori. Phone 886-7184.  5-7 pm only. #1  2-bdrm. ste. $300/mon.  Hydro/cable incl. Avail,  now. Phone 886-7274 after  5 p.m. #l  Single   parent  to   share  large^five bedroom house  on acreage with other  single parent. TWO  bedrooms available. Live-  in Nanny, Hydro, Tel.,  washer/dryer, lots tii  cleared yard. Price neg.  Reply Box 114 c/o Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons,  B.C.V0N1V0. #3  Veterans Rd., 3 bedroom',  4 apliances, $450/montb.  :885-5406,885-382.. #3  Fur. 1-bdrm. bsmt. ste. All  util. incl. Ph. 886-9067.  $275/mon. :v      #3^  Langdale. 3-bdrm., en;  suite, appl., $475/mon.  Avail. Jan. 1. No pets. Ref.  886-8676. #3  Avail. Feb. 1, 3-bdrm., 1 Vs.  bath., fireplace, garage,  Upper Gibsons. 886-8729.  $500/mon. #3  Small cottage for single  working woman. Close to  beach & Lower Gibsons.  $250/mon, including  Hydro. No pets please.  886-8373. > #3  COMMUNITY RECOVERY  PROGRAM FOR  UNEMPLOYED PERSONS  The following temporary  positions available ONLY  to those currently receiving UIC whose benefits  continue through to April  '83 and who wish to  receive enhanced payments; Positions operate  from January 10-March 31.  ��� Person to set up Skills  & Service Exchange. Must  have organizational skills,  background in establishing systems and be able to  work with an active advisory group.  ��� Person to develop two  coordinated volunteer  visiting support programs.  ; Must have Organizational  skills, community development experience and be  ' familiar with the voluntary  ��� sector.  ��� Person to develop  publicity materials for  Volunteer Action  Centre  ��� and three programs outlined above. Must have skills  in graphics design,  publicity and marketing.  Applicants send resumes  to Sunshine Coast Community Services Society,  Box 1069, Sechelt. Closing  date: January 13/83. Include Social Insurance  Number on all applications. Further information,  885-5881. #2  Two full-time sales people  for Sunshine Coast, hard  working & self-motivated,  up to $40,000, car essential, exp. helpful but not  necessary. Phone collect  430-3277. TFN  Carpet  ���   Tile  Sheet Vinyl  885-2923  885-3681 Eves.  Artificial seal coat, size 20  with matching hat, best  offer. 886-7094. #2  QUALITY RED CEDAR  $345 per M. Board Ft.  f  FENCING  By  CUSTOM CRAFT  PRODUCTS  Chain Link Fences  Farm & Field Fences  Wood Fences  Recreational Nets, Posts  Gates, Walk & Drive  Installation Service  Restoration Service  PHONE  885-2992  C.D.Sanders  1  1x4  10e per lin. ft.  1x6  16c per Hn. ft.  1x8  23c per lin. ft.  1x10  28$ per lin. ft.  2x3  14c per lin. ft.  2x4  18c per lin. ft.  2x6  34c per lin. ft.  2x8  46c per lin. ft.  2x10  57c per lin. ft.  4x4  46c per lin. ft.  Mill ���  ���855-2112 Weekdays  j�� *-t ��f  M%wm jSMWlp'  <Eqs��j. (Dorriier. (Erkfts,  2 reliable, experienced  babysitters. Available  after school, weekends  and holidays. 886-7249 or  886-9342. #1  Mom will babysit in own  home - anytime. Over-  niters welcome. Phone  Gayle, 886-2322. #3  ft  Jan. 15, Gibsons, 1-bdrm.,  4 rm. suite, new kitchen  with fridge & stove, ww  carpets, 1 or 2 adults. No  pets. 885-2198. /. #3  Av. Jan. 15, Davis Bay*  warm, 2-bdrm. dbl. wide on  fully landscaped lot in  quiet area, V. block from  beach. $385. Ref. req. Ph.  885-3995 6-8 p.m. #3  2 & 3 bedroom apartments  for rent at Hopkins. $300  and $350.886-7516.        #3  ���<     T-Shirts - Posters  i.... Stickers - Banners  Complete Graphics Service  885-7493  Legal sec, 8 yrs. exp., anxiously seeking sec.  employment, salary neg.  Resume and refs. upon request. Louise, 886-9802.  ; ������: #1  Foundations, framing,  renovations, siding,  finishing. Jim Budd,  886-8771. TFN  j DRYWALL  Taping, texturing, repairs,  renovations, free  estimates. 886-7484.      #2  Dressmaking & Alteration  Need work done before  holiday?   Call   Florence  885-3759. #2  Construction New and  renovations. Pat Korch,  886-7280. TFN  Hardwood Floors resand-  ed and finished. Work  quaranteed. Free est.  ; Phone 885-5072. TFN  FOR EXPLOSIVE  REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite, electric or  regular caps, B line E cord  and safety fuse. Contact  Gwen Nlmmo, Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound  Farmer Institute.        TFN  Lady's bicycle, 5 or 10 sp.  and working fridge,  reasonable. 885-2687 &  886-7139. #1  Retired couple will babysit  hse. for 1 to 2 mons. Non  smokers. Ph. 886-7075.  #3  Older medium sized cat  must have winch. Reply to  J. Farley, Box 8, Cortes  Bay,B.C.V0P1T0. #1  Want older 4x4 Bronco,  Scout etc. Buy or swap for  *75 *A ton P.U. 886-8029.  #2  Help! Do you have any extra yellow or gold Buffalo  wool? 886-9347. #2  I will caretake & maintain  your property or summer  home(s). Any length of  time. Reas. 886-9634.     #3  Trout Lake Rd., Halfmoon  Bay 885-9782 or 885-9394,  other. TFN  Leitz enlarger & complete  dark room set up.  886-7619. #1  Beatty automatic washer  new pump needs work  $50. Kenmore dryer, good  condition $150 obo.  886-9047. #1  Pioneer car stereo, power  amp,  FM, $300. Tricycle  exc. $20. Men's bike, exc.  ' $80.885-9543. #2  Portable propane BBQ  (new) $50. Chemical toilet  $40. Wringer washer $50.  Skis & bindings $40.  886-9508. - #1  $55 Maple firewood, semi-  dry. % ton truck load.  Split-delivered. 886-7589.  #1  Glass Door, 60x80. Phone  886-7419 after 6 p.m. ,   #3  1 queen-6 drwr. waterbed  & htr., $650 obo. 886-8531.  '������;'*1  Used bed frame & wide  track caster. 1 queen to  king - $50. 3 twin to queen  ���$30 ea. 1 queen box 'spring - $100. 3 children's  desk & drawers - $30 ea.  Eves. 885-9294. #3  Zero clearance air tight  heaters for Mobile Homes  or other. MACLEODS,  Sechelt. #3  Sharp kerosene heater, excellent condition, electric  start. $95.886-2495.       #1  Pioneer car stereo, power  amp., FM, $300. Men's  bicycle, exc. cond., $80.  885-9543. #1  Vacuum cleaner (shop  vac), good cond. $50.  886-7139,885-2687. #3  madeira  Appliances  have good guaranteed  rebuilt appliances.  Less than half: ���  new price.  ���Art Supplies  k  BEST SELECTION  ONTHECOAST  I  i  ���Knitting Yarns  ���ClockWorks  ���Needlework Supplies  ���Rug Kits  ���General Crafts  >  CALLUS  Call  Collect  Anytime1  Need a second car? Rent-  a-Wreck. Good cars &  vans from $8.95. 886-9717.  #2  '73 124 Fiat sport coupe.  1600 cc, newly rebuilt  engine, needs some work.  $800 obo. 885-2629.        #1  Datsuri 510. Runs exc.  $600,885-7958. #1  1971'Chev. Bel Air, PS/PB,  auto., 87,000 mi. 886-9006.  #3  1971 Ford van E100. Good  cond., $1,750 obo.  886-2523. #2  1971 Datsun stn. wgn.,  good trans., gd. interior,  some rust. Needs nw or  rblt. motor. $250 obo.  883-9342; TFN  1979 Sierra Classic crew,  air, AM/FM, canopy,  radials, $7,000 obo.  883-2618. #3  Yellow 1976 Datsun model  F10,2 door station wagon  886-3765 $1,100. Good  cond. #1  '74 Toyota Corona, body  rusty but runs well $400  obo. 886-2497. #1  78 Chev v. ton, HD susp.,  50,000 mi., 6-cyl. $2,900.  885-2413. #1  1979 GMC Vandura 3A ton  350 PS, PB, full windows &  seats, exc. cond. 885-9543.  '"   #1  FIREWOOD 883-9290  Seasoned Maple & Alder  $75 a cord delivered.       #1  FIREWOOD  Split,   dry���Alder,   Fir,  Cedar.   U-plck-up  $65.  I beUv7$15. 886-9480 after 5  #13  Powerful  You pick  885-9969.  horse  manure.  up. $20 a load.  TFN  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES Ltd.  Topping - Limbing -Danger  Tree Removal. Insured,  guaranteed work. Free,  estimates, 885-2109.   TFN  LOG SKIDDING  Timber Jack Skidder  with operator, 886-2459.  #51 TFN  Qualified Painter  Reasonable       Rates.  886-9749. TFN  Reliable exp. carpenter;  framing to finishing; small  plumbing and electrical  work. 885-3847. #3  Peace River honey - unpasteurized, for sale.  886-2604. TFN  Vacuum cleaner (shop  vac.) excellent condition  $55. Tape recorder Sony  $45.886-7139,885-2687. #1  GIVE A GIFT        "  CERTIFICATE  this Christmas of natural  skin care products by  SHAKLEE.   Ph.  886-7039.   #1  A Book is a gift of quality  at an affordable price!  THE BOOKSTORE  Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-2527  TFN^  FIREWOOD  FOR SALE  Ole Storvold, 886-7142.  ' #9 #14  Do you need cash for  Christmas. Be a Fuller  Brush Dealer in your area.  Openings from Gibsons to*  Earl's Cove. Call 885-9468.  #1  Satellite Systems  .Complete systems from  $3,495. Green Onion  Stereo, Port Mellon,  884-5240. TFN  2 bedroom house just  under 1,000 sq. ft. to be  moved from lot (beside the  Omega). Make an offer.  886-2268. TFN  Xmas gift-burl clocks from  $35 - clock movements  also - camper jacks.  886-7028. #1  Asahi-Pentax Spotmatic  SPII camera, 55 mm 1.8  lens with Rollei 121 BC  flash with case 886-3765.  #1  Panasonic microwave  oven like new $300 obo. Inset wrought iron fire  screen $20. 27 ga\.  aquarium complete with  stand, 2 filtering systems,  fish, many extras. Value  $400. Will sell $200.  886-7736 after 5 pm.       #1  Freight damaged stoves,  fridges, washers & dryers,  deep freezers, microwave,  TV's, stereos, videos. Fully guaranteed. Large  selection. New & used.  Guaranteed lowest prices.  Kitchen cabinets &  vanities. Buy direct from  manufacturer & save.  Comfy Kitchens, 1119  West 14th, North Vancouver. 980-4848. #2;  1x4 T&G kiln dried clear  cedar 2 ft. lengths. 19 cents  a ft. 885-9369 TFN  Snowmobile, Yamaha 440  GPX, free air, very fast,  perfect cond. $1,300 or  consider trade for ?  886-8380. #1  f  ���p^H^B j���^&tt���wL*������,^���^-  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD  Insurance Claims  Condition and Valuation  Surveys  Phone 885-9425  _       or 885-3643  DIESELS  Volvo & Chrysler. See the  new models. Paul Drake  Ltd. 886-2929. #2  Maui condo available Dec.  28-Jan 14 $3Q/day also  after April 10 $25/day,  $125/wk. 885-5729. #1  HOT WATER TANKS  HOTPOINT  APPLIANCES AT  MACLEODS, SECHELT  TFN.  Multicycle Inglis auto  washer $295. Guaranteed  & delivered. 883-2648. TFN  QOINQ TO BRITAIN  OR EUROPE?  Book before Jan. 31/83 and  SAVE $200 per adult off regular  charter, fares on selected  departures. Offer good with  most major carriers.  ELITE TRAVEL  886-2S22  23' 1980 motorhome for  rent by day, week, or  month. 886-9411. #3  The Best  Advertising  Opportunity  For Your Business  On The Sunshine Coast  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  ADS  Call 886-2622  or 1886-7817  li  I  r- a  it  i  ;'P  ! 1  i   *  [fi Coast News, January 3,1983  NORTH CENTRAL B.C.  REQUIRE energetic person or couple to manage  existing Fast Food Opera-  Won. Training proyidecfT  Will consider eguity in  business, jmntfhum cash  invested. Resume to Box  444, Chetwynd, B.C. VOC  1J0. #1  GRAVITY BOOTS - great  new exercise conditioners. Red, black', gold.  $119. The gift of health:  order now. Gravity Works,  3294 Main Street, Vancouver, B.C. V5V 3M5.  Phone 872-4322. (Visa).  #1  INCOME TAX. Confused?  Pay the least taxes possible. Learn by correspondence. Free  brochure. No obligation.  U&R Tax Schools. 1148  *Mam Street. Winnipeg,  .'Manitoba R2W 3S6.        #1  Draft horse equipment  wanted: A chain harrow  (not "flexible or toothed"),  a long (Canadian) style  Iwalking plow, wagon, -a  riding buggy, or any other  equipment. Please ca  ���Mike Openshaw, Clam  Bay Farm. North Pender  Island 629-6313. . #1  Paddle Fans The original  fan store. Wholesale and  Retail. Free Catalogues;  Ocean Pacific Fan Gllery  ���inc.: 4600 East Hastings  Street. Burnaby, B.C. V5C  :_K5. Phone 112-299-0666.  : TFN  Fair Deal  I Invest S4.860  jn exchange for the expertise to earn $6,000 and  -more per month. Investment ief unviable! Fair?  ;Phone Briscoe' 734-4557.  - #1  Big White privately owned  luxurious condos/chalets  for rent. Jacuzzi, fireplace,  on the slopes, book now  for special January rates  from S36/unit. Phone  987-5759collect. ' #2'  Lighting Fixtures.  Western Canada's largest  display. Wholesale and  retail. Free catalogues  available. Norburn  Lighting Centre Inc.. 4600  East Hastings Street. Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5. Phone  299-0666. TFN  27.  Legal J  tj-J British Columbia  Ministry of  Forests  NOTICE OF A  SURRENDER  Pursuant to section 14(1) of  the Forest Act. surrender of  Timber Sale Harvesting  Licence A00056 held by  Doman Forest Products  Limited has been accepted  by the Regional Manager for  it'l l.ireniHit :��y :i Forest  licence fi'i a term of 15  ,".:is. 'he land and timber  subject to surrender are  loeaied m Hie Quadra T S.A  c  Property  D  ���V2 acre lot, corner of Joe &  Lower Rds., in sunny  Roberts Creek. Priced to  sell at $25,000. 886-8373.  #3  Cleared- lot in Creekside  Estates; partial view, all  services. $19,800.  886-9411., #3  For Sale by Builder: New  1222 sq. ft. house, 3 bdrm.,  ensuite, dbi. caiport,  $63,000 or build on your  lot 1476 sq. ft. for $44,000.  886-7309. #1  " HOUsi FOR SALE  By owner, central Gibsons, 2 bdrm., FP,  workshop/garage, Ige.  garden area, fruit trees,  quiet neighbourhood, low  60's. To view call 886-9230.  #1  Estate Sale clear title, Gibsons area, for info, call  886-7761 or 886-7595.      #2  Wooded lot for sale. Parklike setting, beach access,  all services. Manatee Rd.,  Roberts Creek. 721/zx105.  $37,500. Some financing  available at 15%.  885-2331. TFN  By owner: Beautiful 4.75  cleared acres. Older  3-bdrm farm house. Corral  & sm. barn. Mostly fenced.  Fruit trees. Pratt Rd. Close  to schools, stores.  $129,500. By appointment  886-2808. #3  GIBSONS RCMP:  Both local detachments  reported receiving several complaints of stolen or broken  Christmas lights", a common  complaint at this time of year.  On the 23rd: A half cord of  wood was reported stolen from  the yard of a Gibsons  residence.  On the 24th: Willful damage  was done to a vehicle parked in  the upper Gibsons area. The  tires were slashed.  On the 29th: Motor oil and  miscellaneous items were taken  from a shed located on Gambier Island.  On the 30th: A 1970 Vauxhall  Vega, grey in colour, was  reported stolen from the lower  Gibsons area.  A 10-speed bicycle, valued at  $250, was stolen from a Gibsons residence.  Two individuals were charged with impaired driving in the  Gibsons area over the holiday  week.  SKCHKLT RCMP:  On the 26th: Police received a  report of a break and entry in  progress at Sunshine Coast TV  in Sechelt. When police arrived  on the scene, they caught only a  glimpse of the escaping suspect  who appeared to be an "adult  male. The suspect gained entry  into the building by smashing  the glass of the front door of  the store. A portable stereo was  stolen, valued at $400. The  suspect managed to escape.  On the 28th: There was a break  and entry reported from a  Whittaker Road . residence in  Davis Bay. The break-in could  have occurred any time bet  ween the 20th and the 28th.  quor only was taken from  residence.   Police have  suspects.  On the 29th: There was a break  and entry at the B&J Store in  Halfmoon Bay. It appeared  that someone passed the night  in the store. Cigarettes were  taken.  There was a motor vehicle  accident in the Garden Bay  area. The driver lost control of  her vehicle after it slid on black  ice. The vehicle then fell into  Garden Bay Lake. The woman  and her dog managed to get out  uninjured. The vehicle was  later completely submerged.  On the 30th: A battery was  stolen from a regional district  vehicle while it was parked  overnight at the sewage treatment plant.  __d_f__>- ���"���>��� v*1    _J?';. _k  _*-??'_* ' ^mmiaaan^mawa^'  ammmwm*~******,vmm - -  v_H__k' ^ "____T^^ v^____:_i__4_M' '     % 5 '*  '������  x+& A SUfi*  %e  C*  mm  m  The Sunshine Coast News  reserves the right to ctassity  advertisements under appropriate headings and determine page location The Sun-  shi'ne Coast News also-  reserves the right to revise or  reject any advertising which in  the opinion of the Publisher is  in questionable taste In the:  event that any advertisement  is rejected, the sum paid (or  the advertisement will be  refunded.  ;MfflB~*-i"H"i��Jmi  Minimum $4.00 per 3 line insertion. Each  additional line $1 00 Use our economical 3  weeks for the price of 2 rale Pre-pay vol- a  lor 2 weeks & get the third week FREE  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS  ARE FREE-  Birth Announcements. Los! iina Fou'i.-  No billing or telephone orders are (.cc :ved exo <"  from customers who have account- .��. ������> us  Cash, cheques or money orders  must accompany all classified advertising  ��� s��  ei_ASSIF51ED D.EADI.IN-E  s   sja^awmaaiaMaf %if   isamiawMw^awf-  ^_.^^^^s^r ^MMMiiw  "__in-->--j_ ,��i��_*_. HUM_k-_-_rai-#%__i  <   \ * ���wm  <6.  Silk.sereeii  Winting  885-7498  PRAFTEhBG  ^tt6-7442k  to that lively, informative   *5*  ���������������������-_������"   %  %?  9  Kindly print or type the name and address of the person to receive this  fine, salty epistle and please enclose your cheque for  Canada: $30.00 per year, $18.00 for six months.  U.S.A: $32.00 per year, Overseas: $32.00 per year.  Mail to:  NAME ^ne Coast News,  ~~ Circulation Dept.,  Box 460,  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  I  I  I  I  1  Please mail to:  COAST NEWS Classified. Box 460, Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  or bring in person to:  The COAST NEWS Office in Gibsons  CAMPBELL'S SHOES or BOOKS & STUFF in Sechelt  MADEIRA PARK PHARMACY in Madeira Park  NO. OF ISSUES  c ���������"���:..         1      11   11 un  HZ                                            1  C       "                                             3  _n                               3  C                                                  1  c     ���   ��� ���    m               3  n: ������___: m                  n  *  I:  I  I:  I  CLASSIFICATION: e.g. For Sale, For Rent! etc.  __., ~~*TPi---3��� �� MIIMi  Coast News, January 3,1983  15  yy'^yyiyy^^fm��m^n  u��^j11��_  *\  *���* A  *  7s  >-#&��  S  ���^  -^  ^*ft^fW*����w\x��<( t 'fl^^tf: xa*w+j^  .-.<;< >  xi%��.  *.$  ;>"���  *?^  * *<_,  >a  *v  ���^**  ��*��� ^  wf"  ***?<  & <^.��  5ft  *   /  S  *�����*- <���* ���^  __J_^_____  *�� *����  ��  <?���  \*_  yy^yy-^yr^  g *  *?o  A time  for hope  by Don Lockstead  For many people the holiday  season comes none too early.  Closing the book on 1982 helps  put out of mind the effects of  high interest rates, bad  economic policy and the  resulting recession.  Yet,  Christmas remains a  time for celebration, and for  hope. It is the season in which  we can reaffirm the values of  peace and fellowship in the  knowledge that human will and  effort can indeed make this a  better world.  In a recent segsip.n of the  ��+"B,C. _j*s��Klaitur^0^ve Barrett:  <���   said ''more than anything'else,  beyond specific programmes,  beyond promises, people need  hope. When they lose hope,  they lose the potential of  gathering the forces, to take  them through the crises they  meet;"  In this season we hope for  economic leadership to secure  economic stability for our  families and our children. We  look for a chance to make the  democratic process work and  commence a new beginning.  We hope that the goal of  peace will come a little closer  and that leaders of the major  powers negotiate in good faith  .toward disarmament.  We look for hope that our  privince and our nation will  move, closer to the ideals of a  society based upon human  fellowship and human dignity.  But, most of all, we should  remember that our hopes will  be realized only if all of us strive  to make this a better world for  ourselves and for each other.  As J.S. Woodsworth said in  his famous prayer:  We are thankful for these  and all the good things in life.  We recognize that they are part  of. our common heritage, and  come to us through the efforts  of our brothers and sisters the  world over. What we desire for  ourselves we wish for all. To  this end, may we take our share  in the world's work and the  world's struggle.  NOTICE  ALL RESIDENTS  OF THE  SUNSHINE COAST  Please be advised that the Halfmoon Bay and Gibsons  Garbage Disposal Sites will be open from December  25th to January 9th, 1983, for the disposal of burnable household refuse only.  G. Dixon  Works Superintendent  MZ-,i:u;\':.:..  ��IffiU  At the sunsrr of .'life-. .lev rare.  Grief knows no time . .. sunrise or sunset the pain of loss comes  at last to each of us. When you need special understanding and  assistance in a time of sorrow, remember we're always here,  ready to help ... any time.  886-9551  D. A. Devlin Director 1665Seavi��w Gibsons  NOTICE TO SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT WATER USERS  IN THE SECHELT, SELMA PARK,  WEST SECHELT AND REDROOFFS AREAS  We will be conducting our annual mains flushing program commencing January 3, 1983, in the above  areas. The water mains contain sediments which will  affect washing processes or clog sand screens.  Low pressure or water outage may be experienced in  the higher elevations for short periods of time.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  G. Dixon  Works Superintendent  British Columbia/  Hydro and Power Authority  PUBLIC NOTICE  For the convenience of our customers, we  maintained for many years a pay station at  Douglas Variety, Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  in Gibsons.  '���W& regret toi'nfbYfrr y6u that this store will be  closed by the end of this year. In future, please  remit your payments through any chartered  bank in B.C., at the local office on Field Road  (Wilson Creek) or by mail to B.C. Hydro, 970  Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Y3 or Box  159, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0.  Thank you for your co-operation  E.J. Hensch,    .  District Manager  Sechelt, B.C.  .���   ^ i'" ���;���",      '   "Ji"JM>   sW*m     s  Church  Services  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay - 9:30 am  GIBSONS  Glassford Rd - 11:15 am  Sunday School - 9:30 am  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone  886-2333  ST. BARTHOLOMEW &  ST. AIDAN  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  10:00 am  St. Banholomew, Gibsons  12:00  St. Aidan, Roberts Creek  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  Park Rd., Gibsons  Pastor: Harold Andrews  Res: 886-9163  Church: 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30 am  Morning Service 11:00 am  Gospel Service 7:00 pm  Prayer & Bible Study  Thursday 7:00 pm  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENT1ST CHURCH  Sabbath School Saturday  9:30 am  Hour of Worship Sat. 11 am  Browning Rd. _ Hwy 101  Pastor: J. Popowich  . Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  GRACE REFORMED  COMMUNITY CHURCH  Sechelt Elementary School  11:00 am 885-5635  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Cedar Grove School  Chaster Road, Gibsons  Senior Pastor: Ted Boodle  George Marshall,  Visitation Minister  Sunday School 9:30 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 6:00 pm  Home Bible Study  Phone 886-9482 or  886-7107  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone: 886-2660  Worship Service 10 am  Evening Fellowship 6:00 pm  Wednesday School 7:00 pm  Pastor: Dave Shinness  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY SERVICES  Sunday Service & Sunday School 11:30 am  Wednesday 8:00 p.m.  In United Church Building, Davis Bay  885-2506 or 886-7882  i<  I. .  V  i-  y  <?-.  3.  ft--  SI  S5  i:-t ���',*���].  A ���  \i  V-'t A  Coast News, January 3,1983  __ES5g5SS___E5SK  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  Buy ANY ITEM in the store  (Valued at $100.00 or more)  ��  ��  DURING THE MONTH OF JANUARY,  ���-' "������'���'������"     .������' v.- yr':������;.���':', ���;������';. .���     .   ' .���;���'���   .'  " ���:       ...'.'������' ���  with payments spread <|yeir one year, anci piay  _5  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��� No Down Payment  ��� No Payment for 45 Days from Date of Purchase  3  ��  S  _>  5  s

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