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Skipper Bill Hamilton explains the workings of the 26 inch dredge
at present in action in Gibsons Harbour, to Mayor Larry
Labonte, Alderman Bill Edney and developer Jon McRae. Dredg
ing of the harbour should be firtished in the next few weeks and
then a second breakwater will be built.
Job creation theme
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—John Bumsidr pholo
Conference sees hopeful signs
by John Burnside
A heady mixture of self-help
possibilities and,the availability of
a new source of fuel was served up
to thfe business men and elected
representatives present at a meeting
and dinner organized by Economic
Commissioner Oddvin Vedo and
Helen Home and attended by
residents of Powell River and the
Sunshine Coast in the Driftwood
Inn' in Sechelt last Thursday,
Pecernber I."
"They faced the same problems
'that we are now facing twenty-
.years ago," said Vedo. "Too many
fishermen and too few fishV
"*- In the twenty, years since cooperative  mariculture   has' been
practised in Norway thousands of
tons of farm fish are exported annually. Much of it goes tb Seattle
and some of it finds its way back to
' Granville Island.' By contrast the
fledgling B.C. mariculturists produce only a few hundred tons of
produce for domestic markets.
"This is an extremely viable pro-'
position,1' said Burns: "In production it could mean two hundred
and fifty jobs locally. And since;
what will be produced will be fertilizer and industrial chemicals with"
a lime and magnesium.base, the,
products will not be subject to major market swings. In other words
what we are talking about here is
, steady employment-for'a major
portion of our young people on an
ongoing basis." \,,     >
The other major presentation
. \
Development -Society kicked off
the fiitl agenda with a run-down of
the plains of>his society to form an
investment group with start-up
federal funds to be known as the
Sunshine Coast Investments Ltd.
Tomkjes gave a characteristically
forceful outline of the success of
the pioneer group in Nanaimo.
"Creating jobs this way," said
Tomkies, "costs approximately
$9,000 per. permanent job. The
feds icnow that their usual job-
creating programs use up $90,000
in taxpayers' funds for every job
created."
According to Tomkies the
federal government is eagerly
' awaiting the application for startup funds. "We are leading the province behind Nanaimo," said
Tomkies, "and I have no doubt
that our investment corporation,
which is profit-making, will be
creating jobs on the Sunshine
Coast by next fall."
The - next speaker was newly-
elected Mayor Colin Palmer of
Powell River. Palmer briefly urged
co-operation between the two
halves of the Sunshine Coast in
matters of tourism and transportation.
Stan Anderson of the local Expo
'86 committee gave an update on
the strategyr of his committee.
Anderson pointed to the fact that
_ with millions of tourists expected
uf the Vancouver area by 1986, the
- most.that the Sunshine Coast could
muster in the way .of hospitality accommodation was 400 beds.
Anderson stressed that more must
be done if we are to be prepared
for a likely tourist onslaught.
The main enthusiasm of the
meeting was perhaps generated by
presentations made on mariculture
by Wally Hretchka of the Powell
River Economic Development
Commission and Oddvin Vedo.
Hretchka had recently visited
Taiwan and returned with a startup million dollar investment in
'oysters for the Powell River area.
He told the assembled that his
Taiwanese connection had made it
clear that thirty acres of oysters
wduld provide seventy-five permanent jobs and a million and a half
dollars of realised capital for the $1
million investment in just ten months.
"The markets are waiting in
Hong Kong and Japan for the product," said Hretchka, "and what
we have to do is to go out there and
get the investment capital."
Economic Commissioner Oddvin Vedo had recently visited Nor-
.way with a group of B.C.
mariculturists. Mariculture has
been practised in Norway for twenty years.
Burns of. Candall Developments
Ltd. As reported in last week's
Coast News, Candall Developments is the group formed .to
develop the major deposit of high
purity dolomite three air miles
from the village of Sechelt.
/' the proposed gas pipe line with ma-
_' jor impact in the Powell River area
, and the possibility of a spin-off line
, at some future date for Port
Mellon and the rest "of the southern
Sunshine Coast; "-<.
Mayor Colin Palmer of Powell
River "summed up a most infor-
„ mativ'e- and upbeat' day best as he
,   prepared  to lead  the inevitable
". charge to the ferry.
„     "None of us who came down
' X' frOIJ> Powell River can possibly feel
X( tn?? this was a wasted day. It has
made! on thecrowded agenda !&a£V £j5een :mosi informative and most
.__._--       creasedHib-bperation between our
Work on the new Gibsons
marina is in full swing but the
marina hotel is on hold temporarily.
Last Friday members of Gibsons
town council and developers Art
McGuinness and Jon McRae went
aboard the large suction dredge
which is now a feature of Gibsons
Harbour.
Under dredgemaster Bill
Hamilton of Coquitlam, who has
been dredging up and down the
B.C. Coast since 1956, the giant
dredge—"It's 750. tons," said
Hamilton in response to a question, "but you measure suction
dredges by their pipe. This is a
26-inch dredge."—swings on an
arc of 40 metres at a 45 degree
angle dredging three metres below
zero water to maintain a deepening
of 2.5 metres.
Hamilton told the visitors that
the dredging was going extremely
smoothly and that it should be
finished in a matter of three weeks.
The dredged material is being
relocated below the bluff at a
depth of one metre. When the
relocation is complete eel grass will
be planted there for the spawn of
the herring run.
Meanwhile, local contractor Ken
Fiedler is accumulating the rock
for the second rock breakwater.
The rock is being acquired near the
L & K booming grounds utilizing
all local labour. \"'
The following press release from
McGuinness and McRae, . principals in the Gibsons Marina Hpjel
development, indicates that the djf-.
faculties with the project are initially being encountered in the priv^te;-
sector:   -.;.-. 'X.X' ■'
"Gibsons Marina is under cofr-,:
struction with the dredging equip-i.
ment  in  place and  working - fp;
create the marina basin. Following -
the dredging will be the building of
the new rock breakwater an'djtfie/
construction of'the.floats. In;cph-v
junctiori with this will be the con-:
struction   of  the   administration;
building and creation of the watery X
front i park   and   the   parking
facilities. This.work will be c6nv'-v
pleted early this spring. ';<
"Phase two—the development;:
of a destination resort .hotel in the?
bay area, has. been deferred aslaV
result of the.present state of the;
economy and the lack of investor
confidence in  British Columbia. £
We  are hopeful  that  the hotel
phase,; which  is .the major job .
creator for Gibsons, will be able; to ^
follow on the momentum of.-the"'
marina;- y .."-,'.'.';''.',
"We are optimistic that the investment climate will improve in
the coming year and allow tlie .
hotel concept to become a reality in x
time for Expo '86." ; :} :.
Westcoast1 *' ^Transmission'^
Kavanagh had flbwn from Ottawa
to be present at the meeting. He
was confident that the present
hearings being held by the B.C.
Utilities Commission would find in
favour of the northern route for
regions. Next time it is our turn
and we will be Jiard-pressed to
match the agenda presented here
today through the good offices of
Oddvin - Vedo and Ms. Helen
Home. Thank you."
Unions hold voter
on latest offer
The latest offer from the Pulp -    work  at least  one of the four
and   Paper   Labour . Relations       customary statutory holidays.     ?.
Bureau to the provinces' three pulp The companies have of feredtheX]
' and paper unions will be vo^ed on       workers a three year contract witiy
't^1s^imddayl»fthe*400jm^^fs>^^o w^e increase in the first-year|X*
of the "Canadian Paper Workers     ' tti^«.«~«;.j«» ««£.. o^«^.^^-t
Union, Local 1119, Port Mellon.
Shorncliffe opening
Chill can't dispell warmth
The union, which has been
without a contract since June 30,
will recommend that its members
reject the latest contract offer. The
main issues in the negotiations,
from the union's standpoint are;
length of contract, improvements
to the pension plan, seniority and
layoff provisions, and the companies' 'insistence that employees'
The companies' offer, according to
the union, also asks, for. concelsfv;
sions from current, seniority prac-:
tices. . ' \X-r
The union has been asking for a
two-year contract, guaranteed
seniority provisions, and increases
to the pension fund.      ■"■"•;  . ;.vjX.:
Results of the local vote wiirbe
known this week, but the provinces-
wide tallies won't be in until
December 21. '   •"■''" v*
The chill in the air could not
contend with the warm pride in the
- hearts of those who gathered to
join in the official grand openingof
the Shorncliffe Intermediate Care
Facility in Sechelt on Wednesday,
November 30.
The 50-bed intermediate care
facility has a warm and friendly
. ambience. Those who live there,
whose home it has. become, are
senior citizens who need a little
help during their daily round and
in Shorncliffe they have a residence
in which it is easy to feel comfortable.
Vice-president of, the Sechelt Intermediate   Care   Society,   John
' Lewis, served as master of
ceremonies during opening
ceremonies. Lewis^ is the retired
physiotherapist -at St. Mary's
Hospital. The opening prayers of
dedication were offered by
Reverend John Paetkau.
The speakers who stepped up to
the microphone after the selection
of songs by the Sechelt Elementary •
School Choir under the direction
of their teacher Rae Ellingham,
paid tribute to the foresight and
dedication of the citizens who conceived the idea and brought it to
fruition.
The first interim intermediate
care board was comprised of Gordon Hall, Jean Todd, Bill Cormack, Dave Doig, Marie Montgomery, and Peggy Connors.
They formed the society and got
the project underway.
Audrey Jost served as president
on the first elected board. With her
on the board were Margaret Gem-
mell, Bill Cormack, John Lewis,
and Jack MacLeod.
"We weren't accustomed, none
of us, .to dealing with a mortgage
of over .$2 million," said John
Lewis. "But we hung tough and
saw it through."
Tribute was paid to the firm of
architects, Paul Smith Associates,
with their representative Michael
Weller, who was also involved in
the design of St.- Mary's Hospital.
Jack MacLeod supervised the landscaping work and the Sunshine
Coast Regional District provided
|the intermediate Care Society with
^office space as Shorncliffe grew to
its conclusions
XX The present executive of the
■Shorncliffe intermediate Care
Society are: Harris C Cole; president; John Lewis, vice-president;
Morgan Thompson has recently
replaced Margaret Gemmell;
Walter Nichols, Audrey Jost, and
Jack MacLeod.
On Wednesday the official ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by two of Sechelt's oldest
residents. Life-long friends Cecilia
August and Ada Dawe joined in
the cutting as they have in so many
activities during the course of their
80-year friendship.    :
Also drawing praise during the
ceremonial' remarks ;\!were;  the '
dedicated members of the auxiliary
to the Shorncliffe executive,. Mrs.
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Congratulations
The Elphinstone senior girls volleyball team came second in the °
single A, B.C. championships held this weekend in Port McNeil, t
The Elphi girls lost to first place Nechakoin the final match. »
XX Maria Christian was voted most valuable player in the tourna-    X
ment and Tammy Cavalier was named to the second all-star team.   ^
/Congratulations girls. .,-..'X'■   ""■''.
Food Bank news
The next distribution day is Wednesday, December 7. In Gib-     ;
sons, the Food Bank is located in St. Bartholomew's Church Hall   '.''•';
at North Road and Highway 101; in Sechelt, the office is in the
back of Century 21, off the back alley parallel to Wharf Road.
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Hitman Rights Day
Saturday, December 10, is International Human Rights Day and ;>;
a rally at the old Court House in Vancouver at noon, will be held to > ;•
protest the provincial governments' elimination of the Human *I-
Rights Branch and Human Rights Commission.
Coast residents who wish, to attend may get further information
from Hans Penner, 886-8484 or Meg Hopkins, 886-3991.
Killer cougar shot
The large male cougar
suspected of prowling the area
between Pender- Harbour and
Lord Jim's Lodge, has been shot
by . conservation officer Jamie
Stephen.
The cougar, which Stephen said
is one of the largest he has seen,
was estimated to be nine years oid
and 165 pounds. He was spotted
- at various times over the past six
weeks and has been tracked on
other occasions.
On Tuesday night of last week,
the cougar was spotted on the
road near Lord Jim's Lodge and
on the same evening one of the
owners of the lodge had a goat
killed on the property.
The conservation officer called
in the tracking hounds from Abbotsford on Wednesday and after
an extensive search through the
dense underbrush, the cougar was
treed  about   half a mile  from
where it had been seen the night
before.
Because pf the dense underbrush and rough terrain,' the
cougar had to be killed rather than
tranquillized.
Stephen told the Coast News
that the probability that this was
the same animal spotted last
month by a Pender Harbour boy,
is "very high". "The cougar exhibited the same habits as the one
seen in Pender Harbour and is the
same size as reported. It's not
unusual for a cougar to cover that
much territory," said Stephen.
The conservation officer also
said that it is always wise to be
cautious in the woods. Cougars
are known to have attacked
human beings as was the case in
Langdale this summer when a
cougar attacked a young man.
The cougar was taken to Abbotsford where the pelt will be
preserved.
Life-long friends Cecilia August and Ada Dawe of Sechelt collaborated in the official ribbon cutting
ceremony at Shorncliffe last week. Administrator Howard Webster, left, and George Cheyne of the".
BCLTCA SOOk On. * --.lohnRurnsidrphj.lo: v;2. Coast News, December5,1983  < I'XX  'fit  n  *',  r. *  Let us leave for a moment consideration of our Prime -  Minister's peace initiative. Suffice to say that anyone anywhere,  who is talking about peace these days has to be cheered on and  we so cheer Pierre Trudeau.  Let us consider the likely outcome of the next election. Gallup  poll after gallup poll assures us .that the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada has a commanding lead and looks like a  shoo-in to become the next-govenung'p^yVpf.Canada,>';::'.';;.v  This despite the fact that the few things they do say about  policy are far from reassuring. The Progressive Conservatives  under Brian Mulroney will apparently take us even deeper into  the orbit of the giant to the southfcThelr spokesman on international affairs is a hawk and the "v/hole party seems to have the  same unreasoning and virulent attitude towards the Russians  which inform, if such a word can be used, the actions of Ronald-  Reagan. ' ��� yX  Combine all this with the likelihood that the Tories will  reverse government policy on Petrocan although indications are  that Canadians generally like the idea of owning a little piece of  their own action.  We submit that in matters economic and.international the  Progressive Conservative Party of Canada is a backward looking and ill-tempered bunch of opportunists whose closest approach to a unifying policy is their rabid aversion' to the metric  system of measurement.  Yet, they will sweep to power in the next election. Why? We  submit that we are about to see the reverse side of the coin of  Trudeaumania. The mindlessness that swept Trudeau into-  power in 1968 is about to be matched by an equal mindlessness  which will sweep him from power. Our next government will in  all likelihood be a government bereft of stature, understanding,  or insight and with a commanding huge majority in Ottawa.  That mindless horde in government, there by grace Of a reaction  against Pierre Trudeau, wiirbe our Prime Minister's final legacy  to his country. It is to weep.     <  Pettiness  The silly little storm created by the provincial government  over the three days lost by the recent teachers' walkout is a  classic example of idiotic management techniques. Just when  peace seems achievable, the' Minister of Education chooses to  muddy the waters with some more of the patented bullying we  have come to expect from his government.  The point has been made often enough that students lost,  twice as many days last year at the government's behest. It is  also true that we are aware of educational situations where the  B.C. curriculum is successfully taught in this province between  October and March.  There is nothing magical about 188 days. Good education  needs a positive and constructive environment more than it  needs a set number of days. Heinrich's stupidity means that  the assault on education and teachers is to continue and that is',  an assault on the kind Of environment children need iri order to  learn.     ..;'���'. /'::'. ��� ���'.������,.   "��� ���...������ ���. v  '��� . -...  ...from the files of the COAST NEWS  5 YEARS AGO  The official opening  ceremonies for the new  Pender Harbour Secondary  "School' took place  December 1. One-time principal of the school, Frances  Fleming; was in fine form  last week wheri she officiated at the opening.  Many members and  guests attended the Annual  meeting of the Pender Harbour iSenior Citizens Branch.  Friends were happy to  welcome back Jean  Kousseau after her stay in  the Interior.  10 YEARS AGO  B.C. Hydro are urging  restraints and will be setting  an example by curtailing the  use of Christmas lights on  all Hydro Buildings this  year, said district manager  Eric Hensch.  Five persons were confirmed, 24 received as  members and two baptisms  were recorded Sunday at  Sunshine Coast United  Churches.  115 YEARS AGO  New Democratic Party  MP, Grace Maclnnes addressed an audience in Gib-'  sons Legion''HaM, during  which she reminisced about  her childhood in Gibsons 50  years ago. One story involved some of the populace  seated around a stove in the  old Winn' Store discussing  what: they should do with v  the Kaiser, as a result of the  Allied'Victbry in France.  20 YEARS AGO  At an annual-meeting.of  Pender Harbour and District  Chamber of Commerce on  November 23, John Dunlop  was re-elected president.  Reverend   Sam   Jenkins,  an active union leader will  speak  at  the  Pentecostal  Tabernacle.   Keen   interest  has been the response to his  personal testimony.  25 YEARS AGO  Word has  reached Gibsons of the death of Ike Em-  . merson, a pioneer resident  of Gibsons. '"..-���������'''  Heavy rains of the last  few days created havoc in  Twin  Creeks area on the  /Highway   towards   Port  Mellon.  Raging torrents breaking  banks of normal streams  surged down fairly steep  slopes and at one point  started to undermine the  highway. Mud and rubble  was washed onto the roadway and slowed down traffic.  30 YEARS AGO  A Stag Party has been arranged by- Sechelt District  Board   of  Trade  to  raise  money for the restoration of  existing Totem poles and  ��� the carving of new ones.  ..  A 1949 Chev Pick-up in  .good shape with two hew  tires sells for $795.  ./���..,    35 YEARS AGO  the   road-mending   bee  planned     .   by the  businessmen of the District  became an actuality when  ���drivers with donated dumpx;.  trucks  and  more  than  a  doien   other  rrjen,, mbstly ;  .bus, truck and taxi drivers ;  tried their hands at road  building/  The Sunshine  iiiif m m  Advertising Department  J. Fred Duncan  Jane McOuat  Pat Tripp  Editorial Department  ���John Burnside George Matthews ���  Judith Wilson  Production Department  Lynn Lindsay Fran Burnside  Neville Conway PatTrfpp  Accounts Department    ..  MM. Vaughan      \   '     X Copysetting  ���Circulation Stephen Carroll   ;   Use Sheridan Gerry Walker'  ;The  Sunshine   Coast  News  is  a  co-operative,   locally  owned  "newspaper, published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C., every Monday by  Glassford Press Ltd., Box 460,~ Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0, Tel. 886-2622  or 886-7817. Second Class mail Registration No. 4702.  The Sunshine Coast News is protected by copyright and reproduction of any part of it by any means is prohibited unless permission in  u. ^Wiling is first secured from Glassford Press Ltd. holders of the  f*B'^copyright.  -Subscription Rates: Canada: 1 year $30; 6 months $18. Foreign: 1  Jjyear$35p  aeon  Partly, no doubt, through the fur trade and the series of gold rushes  that bracketed the area, central British Columbia received at least  as much attention as; did jt^southerh regions during tlie- 19th century. The success of the Canadian Pacific spurred other developers  to follow its example^ During the first decade of the 20th century,  two more transcontinental railway lines were under construction.  Both were gambles on a grandiose scale. Both chose the  Yellowhead Pass through the Rockies. One,-the Grand Trunk  Pacific, plunged across wilderness Cariboo country to one of  Canada's northernmost ice-free harbours. The other, the Canadian  Northern, followed the equally unpopulated North Thompson to  Musings  John Burnside  ;.-. "Well," said Bertthe bartender^  in light of recent events, "you've^  decided to put your money whejje  your mouth'is.''     >-;;    ������'. ��� XyX;  "Not. at all, Bert,'y:said I. ' "Itfnij  putting my mouth where -myj  money is."      !      ��� ���     .XXx^r  I really didn't fancy any?  ideological wrist-twisting wij$|'.  Bert. My plate seemed quite fi|jii  enough without indulging uv'  badinage Vwitb; bigots, but I h|g  ^wandered into, his ...domain in! tnjk  ~midst of one of the interminably!  rainstorms which plagued jhe,bac|^  end of last'rhbhilv, aridT suppose^'  was fair game. '  "What do you mean?'? demand-',  edBert. '.''-'. yy-X-X-XX-. -  "Bert, whether you' like to  acknowledge it or not, I'm a local  business man, ah employer with ai  ' payroll to meet, a taxpayer in this  town. I'm concerned about paying  my taxes. Who isn't these days?  That's why I ran for council."  "We don't need some more, of  you pinkos on local government,"  said Bert. "We've got an NDP  MP, an NDP MLA. That's enough  to keep the senior governments  from spending money here without  more pinkos getting elected." ,  "What are you talking about?  Didn't the provincial government  just kick in with several hundred  thousand dollars for the marina?  And aren't they supposed to be the  government of all the people once  they're in office?"  "If we had a Socred MLA and if.  we could get a Conservative MP,in  the next'election Jive'd: be better  off,"said Bert;  "I was brought up to believe  that using taxpayers' money to pay  political favours - was dishonest.  After all, some of those taxpayers  are always going to be members of  ^S*  they,  the   opposition ; aren't  whoever is elected."  "You're talking your usual  brand of tommy-rot," said Bert  confidently. "Never mind what  you-were taught. The facts of life  are that the party in power favours  its own;"7    '.' ;'���      ������..,���������-. ���;.        ��� .'  "And! say that what you call  the facts of life is the passive acceptance by the taxpayer of dishonest  political practices. Tell me, Bert,  do you believe that, honest govern-  ment is a possibility?  ":' "Certainly ; ribt," said Bert.  "You have to live in the real world,  my pinko friend;" 7;Vv  "I do live in the real world, at  least during those times when I'm ,  not talking to you. All-over this  country you find: an enormous  arikthy and cynicism, about the  political process. Editorial writers  write pious editorials deploring the  fact that the public doesn't take an  interest in ���politics.,; But . why  shouldn't the public,be cynical and  apathetic when, according to you  and Brian Mulroney, patronage is  the highest aim bf elected governments. Apparently the whole idea  of getting elected into office is to  make sure that your friends and  supporters get more than their fair  share of the collected dollars of the  taxpayers. If you don't believe  honesty is possible then you can't  expect to find it."  Bert was obviously enjoying the  fact that he had stung me into a  reaction. "You pinkos are forever  going around with your heads in  the clouds and your feet, in your  mouths." he said smugly and  began to wash some.beer glasses.: X  "Is that worse than having your  hands in the sink and your ?oul in  the cash drawer?" I asked, and  drained my. glass and went back  out into the rain::    XX'  Maryanne's Viewpoint  by M%ryanne'West,  I waJs delighted .when a, friend  wrote to take issue .with ;my comments on, civil disobedience, par  too often the'only feedback I. get is  from those who .agree -with me, arid  that's nice ofcpiirse, but it's also  important that we; talk;.with thbse  of differing viewpoints'; >  The rdot cause of the difficulties  we have in B.C.. ist a lack of  dialogue. We have'a Premier who  has allowed politicians_,';to isolate  and barricade themselves into opposing camps so that .bo one is  listening to anyone else..     ..  My correspondent > raises a  number of important questions; 1)  that "it is against the democratic  system to compromise on the  default of law and order"; 2).that  "no self-interestK^oup�� has the  right to interfere with' this objective  (the : mainte'narice"r;-.of our  democratic process^ for whatever  reason"; 3) that "thepeoples' duly  elected government must be allowed to goyern, changes can be made  by the electors should they deem  necessary". I'd better begin by trying to define democracy as I  understand it, as it would seem we  may have a basic difference here.  For me democracy is a great deal  more than Ja system of'government  which; allows forjfree elections and  theriifor the majority to govern.  The democratic system surely  espouses.7 -a-y number   of   other  freedoms including the right of  peaceful protest. or civil disobedience.; Isn?t this a basic freedom  upon which weV pride ourselves? A  distinction we make between, our  western     democracies    and  totalitarian states which do not  allow their people to dissent.? Isn'tX  this why we honour the Polish  Solidarity. movement in that.;, they  are fighting for this freedom which  we value and which they do. not  have"? It strikes me as odd that we  can- approve   of  such   minority  movements iri other countries while  criticizing similar actions at home..  North America started out with  very high ideals about the rights of  the'individual to .life, and liberty  etc. Many of the founding groups  had   come  to  the   New  World  because the governments of their  countries of origin did not allow  them    freedom   'of   conscience.  William Penn, after whom Pennsylvania is named was an English  Quaker and Quakers at that period  were considered dissidents by King  Kamloops, then paralleled the CP to Vancouver, The Grand  Trunk, having in mind the creation of a north coast seaport, put into operation the "Prince" line of passenger steamers. Bankrupt by  the aftermath of World War I, the two railways were incorporated  as the Canadian National in 1923. Prince George, McBride,  Vanderhoof, Burns Lake; Houston, Smithers, Terrace, Prince  Rupert, Blue River, Clearwater, Barriered and pther communities  owe their existence to one or the other of these two pioneer  railways. "S.S. Prince George". Photo courtesy Campbell River  Museum.  Caption by.L.R..Peterson.  .';'.I was^in Lebanon once. It was'a  very pretty place, and prosperous  ,as well. I don't think I'd care to go  again though���hot now anyway.  There are 'many ancient  reminders that'the Crusaders used  to spend time there. They "were a  motley crowd of foreign  mercenaries who claimed to have  the highest of moral and religious  motives. They were really a bunch  of thieves and murderers.  The ancient ruins of the.  Crusaders aire probably still there.  In the time I sayv them they were  just run down'reminders that the  foreigners that went to Lebanon  . didn't last long and mostly got killed for their trouble.  These days I suspect those  monuments have taken on a more  ironic cast. This latest generation  of crusaders���Italian, French,  American, Syrian, Israeli,. must  Iook; at these symbols of ancient  greed and wonder about how  things can change so little.  I wonder, if a thousand. years  from now, some foreign traveller  will look upon the ruins of ancient  barracks.and think about how  stupid and futile it is for people to  involve themselves in the affairs of  middle east states.  I entered Lebanon from Egypt,  an equally ancient' and troubled  state. One of my travelling companions, a young Frenchman from  Marseilles, was on the boat with a  car he hoped to sell in Lebanon.  He seemed a fairly decent fellow,  aiboutthe same age. as me. He told  me his. father was a lawyer in  Marseilles. I later found but that  the" lawyer-father was a prominent  defence lawyer who specialized in.  defending some well-known  'criminal interests in southern  France.V';.. ;* XxX'  7 When we arrived in Beirut, the  arid Parliament and often jailed for  their actions.  In fact there wouldn't be; a  .���'��� United States of America' if ;it;  hadn't, been for a bunch of  dissidents who,; rather than pay  what they considered an unjust tax  to the English, committed an act bf  civil disobedience; and dumped all  that tea into Boston harbour. '.  It's Interesting too isn't it, how  yesterday's dissidents become today's'heroes. Men like Galileo,  Luther, Gandhi, Martin Luther  King, Monachem Begin and of  course George Washington. I  would make a distinction between  those whose civil disobedience was  peaceful and those who used force  to support their cause. I think my  correspondent; and I would agree  on this and that what concerns him  is the inherent possibility that civil  disobedience might lead to open  rebellion. That concerns me too  and I would put the onus on the  Government to see that that  doesn't happen, remembering that.  Canadians, being a peaceful, law-  abiding people do not resort to  violence unless they are driven to it  by frustration and injustice.  More thoughts on this subject  next week.  Frenchman, an English kid,  myself, and my wife, decided to get  a hotel suite, together. I guess we  were just sticking together as  foreigners will in another country.  The Frenchman was particularly  anxious.that his car was safe. We  stayed around the harbour for  several hours until it had been  carefully unloaded and had been  passed through customs; In the end  ihe' authorities said that the car  would have to stay in the customs  compound for 24 hours before it  could be, released;; maybe they  wanted a payoff���a tradition in  that part of the world.  We found a hotel, with a suite  cheap enough but large enough for  us all. We ended up staying in  . Beirut for a week. We were lucky  enough to meet many very kind  and' hospitable people, mostly  Moslems,.who took care of us and  showed us around the countryside.  There were the refugee' camps,  the tin-roofed villages of Palestinian refugees. Even then, in, 1967,  they had been there long enough to  have been well into a generation of  children who had known no other  home.  But generally speaking, except  for the camps, Beirut was a prosperous place.  After a week, my wife and I left  for Amman, Jordan, a fairly  straight forward bus ride through  what ,is the Bekka Valley, where  daily how, foreign airforces drop  bombs on other foreigners.  After we'd been in Amman for a  few days, we received aletter from  the English kicL He tolidVtis the  Frenchman had been arrested for  smuggling guns.. It seems the car  was packed with firearms concealed in the doors. Apparently the  customs people had released the  vehicle and then had followed the  Frenchman for severaliidays���  presumably while we were sharing  the suite. After we hiad^ left) the  police picked him up and charged  him with smuggling weapohSvThe  penalty was~ a $25^000;fine�� and  seven years in prison'; I never found  out what happened to him, -  I've told this story befpfey and I  think about it often, especially  when news from Lebanon tells of  killings. I wonder first how easy it  is to get involved in some terrible  crime. I used to think it was exciting���being in a hotel room with  an international gun .runner. I  don't think so anymore.: i; -  It's hard not to think; about  how, all those years ago, some kid  from France tried to make a few  bucks smuggling guns and; ended  up, presumably^; in jstil; and^how  now foreign governments can bring  billion-dollir fleets off the^cbast,,  bring deadly missiles onto the land,  and fly over with aircraft of ���  massively destructive firepower,  and be called 'peace, keepers!.  Lebanon, at least according to  television newscasts, .is a  wasteland. It's a country run by  bandits who fight one another with  weapons supplied by some: Of the  most powerful nations on earth.  It would be better if the twentieth century crusaders could learn  the lessons of the ancient  crusaders, that there is nothing in  Lebanon but defeat and death. --Jj��>* ;��'-\r^-* ^^-V i  *?-'*>iil-z>+**  -*PV '.rtrtljr-* yi ��� ���'���&' ?-  Ws'��'-~*'*����\ ���5--p  i*^-y^.r--7T>^^>T~^^--"-^v. :*;."* ~-l>��'T:it>~-.;*/ .-v*'-��:-jr-*��-'  -:- . 7^ ���^r--J,"--<i' r-^-pr-.  Editor  In response to Ralph Daly's letter accusing me of conducting a  'misleading attack' ori Sunshine  Coast ��� Parents in my -letter,  November 21. '-.���.:'���  Just where did Mr. Daly get his  information? The. B.C. Supreme  Courtt most   certainly   did   not  Uphold the Government's opinion  that the teachers had no right tb  strike. It has had absolutely no say  in the teachers' (actually all education  workers') strike! The only  courts involved have been'the Pro-  vincial..Courts, iri.as much as some  of them dealt with School Boards'  requests for injunctions. Mr. Daly  tells 'us that   "finding  that  the  walkout   .was   illegal   the   (B.C.  Suprerne);. court ordered Victoria  teachers back to work'1'. The B.C.  /Provincial Court did not find that  I the' walkbut was illegal, they merely issued an injunction. Contrary  y\o .���'���.���"what v Mr.   Daly   apparently  -believes, a court does not have fo.  X find a party guilty, in order to serve  I an injunction. A judge fhay issue  * an injunction because, in his opi-  1 nion a party has broken the law,  I but his opinion is not his finding.  Provincial Court judges' opinions,  appear to have been mixed on this  particular issue. So as trustee War-  'ren McKibbon stated after, presentation of the brief, the teachers'  Skookum  Mark Guignard says...  wheiv.your old car won't start, trade up to a  reliable Skookum car or truck. All units are  wmie/wed and ready to go1  1976CHEVELLE  4 Door Station Wagon  ���', Automatic transmission, power  steering, power brakes. AM radio, air  ' conditioning, roof luggage carrier.  ��� radial tires including a set of snow  .tires  iSKOOKUM  ��� DEAL  s2,795  >;p\'fr;S.--p'..'������.'.! I    >i  .�����.  .!���.  SKOOKUM CONSIGNMENT  PROGRAM  ���Your vehicle sold quickly!  HOT LINE  885-7512  Skookum Auto  V Dealer 7381 Sechelt ^  strike has not been found to be illegal.  Mr.. Daly claims that the brief's  writers stated that the walkout was.  illegal because they had heard the  opinion of the Minister of Education that it was illegal "and he's a  lawyer".. Unfortunately, Mr. Daly  is probably right. For a start, an  opinion is just that. It is not a pro-  ���   ven  fact.  Secondly,' due to the  damage it would do to his career,  Heinrich could hardly be expected  .to'issue  the  opposite  opinion.  Thirdly, the B.C. Teachers Federation asked for the opinion of their  .-counsel   (and   they're   lawyers!).  That opinion was that it would  probably be found to be legal. It  would be damaging to the law  , firm, whatever their opinion, only  if they were wrong.  Mr. Daly accuses me of not saying that the B.C. Supreme (?)  Court specifically ruled that the  Ontario judgement does not apply  here. I apologize. ,1 thought that  was self-evident. Provincial Court  judgements, even those of a Provincial Suprerne Court, only apply  .��� in that Court's-province; However  the Canadian Charter of "Rights,  the basis for that judgement, does .  apply; here. v  The Ontario Supreme Court  . decision, although not applicable  in B.C., is nevertheless fair indication of what a B.C. court might  decide, because its decision would  be based on the same legal document, the Charter. Here-is an  abstract from their judgement: Mr.  Justice O'Leary; "...the right to  strike must also be aright included  in the expression 'freedom of expression', (which ; the Charter  guarantees) and L conclude that it ���  is". The other two judges concurred. Interestingly enough, one of  the three complainants was the Ontario Secondary School Teachers'  Federation. Contrast this with  Education Minister Heinrich's  legal opinion: "Only members of  trade unions organized under the  Labour Code have the right to  strike. The Labour Code does not .  apply  to teachers".  The BCTF  Rebuttal  Editor,  We are writing in connection  with an article which appeared in .  your publication on October- 17,  WM.^.x^r.xXryyy,    >:.;/'   :  The article* which was written by  the Solidarity Media Committee,  states that MacMillan Bloedel provides funding to the institute in the  amount of $200,000 annually. This  is totally incorrect.. The largest supporter of the institute provides less  than two per cent of our total  budget.     ,,  Michael Walker  Director, Fraser Institute  flJ^^P*^  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee  POT LUCK  SUPPER  H Monday, Dec. 19, 6:00 p.m.  St. Aidan's Hall;      3  Roberts Creek Rd., Roberts Creek  Bring your favourite dish, a candle,  and bottle of wine,, if you like.  EVERYONE Welcome  (including children)  Coast News, Decembers, 1983  counsel have good reason for their  optimism.  Mr. Daly states that my saying  that three Provincial Court judges  favoured teachers in refusing injunctions carries no weight, ���  because I didn't say "what orders  were sought, refused, or the  reasons for judgement given by the  court". The injunctions sought  were back-to-work orders. I have  been told that they were refused  because in .the judges' opinions,  teachers had the legal right to leave  their jobs..  In response to my criticism of  the briefs implication that the.law  must- always he obeyed (because  ���   the  authors  mistakenly  believed:  that the illegality of the teachers'-  actions had been determined), Mr.  Daly   points   out   that   there \ is  nothing in Canadian Law recognizing  civil  disobedience.   1   didn't  mean to imply that there was, but  again, I took that to be self-evident  (although apparently it wasn't to  the powerline protesters Mr. Daly  mentioned), as by definition civil  disobedience requires a law to be  broken. If it; were, recognized in,',  law, it;/would'nollonger be civil  .  disobedience.:; ;,7 -  1 am "asked*who considers civil  In praise  of unions  Editor, v  * ������  In your recent issue, a letter appeared over the signature Lee ,  Nunn, stating unions have outlived  their usefulness. His ignorance of  unions is abysmal. If it were not.  for unions we would still be work- -  ing a 12 hour day with child  labour.  He apparently thinks it is okay  : for the establishment to raise prices  af any time. How many times have  you gone into a grocery store and   .  seen One. sticker raising prices on ���'.  top of another.  The union- contract is the  employer's guarantee of a fixed  labour cost for one, tow or three  years, depending on the length of  contract. Yet, the working man has  no such guarantee against rising  costs. Every obstacle is placed in  his way. Various laws govern his  contract. These, time consuming  laws must, be strictly adhered to,  yet when he observes all of these  and; goes' oh a legal strike, it is  usuallyf branded iljegal,.and exparte  injunctions are sought. He is hammered from pillar to post by the  media with hot lines and editors  screaming bloody murder. ,  Using the Goebels principal, if  you tell a big enough lie and keep,  repeating iu someone will, believe  you. One thing is sure, nothing has  value without labour. When the"  ' working man lays down his tools  (his only weapon) everything  grinds to a halt.: ,  Why shouldn't the working man ���-.,���  have the right to put a price on his  labour, the only commodity he has  to sell. The same as the grbcer has a  right to put a price on, a sack of  potatoes? Yet the; establishment  claims to have the right to put a  price on the articles they have to  sell, and also puts.a price on the  labour that produced it.  One thing sure,'-unjust laws are  only changed by .militant actions  .on the part of the people.  To the supporters of Solidarity  and the unions I have this message;  'Long Live Solidarity'. Illigitmus  non carborundum.  .W. White  Mare letters  on page 13  INDEX OF ADVERTISERS  ALBEE'S SEWING CENTRE:   ......7,14  HERON CAFE..   .....18  ALL SPORTS MARINE.     ...18  HUNTER GALLERY     18  AUS USED FURNITURE.    12  -. 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I am accused of obfuscation, yet  riiy opinions are not attacked, only  two facts; 1) the teachers' strike  has not been shown to be illegal,  and 2) civil disobedience is widely  recognized as a legitimate form of  protest. Those facts stand. Contrary to Mr. Daly's allegation. I did  my homework.  Carl Olsen  S&.&*  -m  ns<:  //  The R.C.M.P. will present an  information evening on  Local problems and  what can tie done  about them."  Wednesday, Dec. 14, 8 p.m.  Cedar Grove School  This is a public meeting sponsored  by tlie Elphinstone Electors'Association.  Any enquiries phone 886-2125.  i �����.   ;'������-:  *r>';- '=���  iV,: f   r.  irV    XI  i >'    . r-  J Li   :  \\ \  i ft  II i ���>  X\- \ x  It '  :  i;  )l  I  If!?  Zoom In  with a  70-210 MACRO  ZOOM LENS by  VIVITAR*  "The perfect lens for portraits, sports  action  and wildlife photography  at an incredibly low price."  $  'for most popular cameras  179  Largest  selection  of  frames  &  mats  l ::;.  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The Baha'is  *,^o/ the Sunshine Coast wish to re-  *-��^4tund you that this year Canada is  *t^-celebrating the 35th Anniversary of  the signing of the Universal  Declaration of Human Rights.  i^Chis historic document is a.sign of,  the growing maturity of mankind  in its recognition of a universal set  of principles, a common standard,  of achievement for all nations.  "9  ���as*  II'  -*���*  * -i   ���  As such, it.is helping to increase  the number of nations and peoples  of the world who recognize that  "the inherent dignity" and "equal  and inalienable rights of all  members of the human family is  the foundation of freedom, justice  and peace in the world.".  The Baha'i teachings emphasize  the need for this recognition of the ���  bhenessVofrlheihurnan-family. ButX  they also stress the;achievernent of  ��� equal opportunities, and rights for  each individual, which,carries^witb-  it the obligation to eliminate those'  prejudices which'pqisori bur relationships and cause the conflicts  and disunity which threaten, our ���  civilization. ,   ;  by Jeanie Norton Parker, 886-3973  The referendum to build a',se-  cond story on the Roberts Creek  Fire Hall was passed October J 5  and by November 14 they'd moved  everything (except the trucks)  upstairs. Less than a month to-do  it, mostly by the firemen  themselves,-and well within .the  budgeted amount! ":'  Now the place is ready fox public  inspection and there's an Open  House this Saturday, December  10, from 12-4 p.m. Everybody's  cordially invited to come see that  their tax .dollars are being\well  spent. " '���.  ..CAROL TICKETS, ..  ,~  ^2;  ;Suncoast' Players' "presentation  of "A Christmas Carol" Will.'be  playing at the Roberts Creek Community Hall, December ��� 14^17.  Tickets will "be on sale at Seaview  Market, The Bookstore^ and the  NDP Bookstore.  SKINNER BACK  There'll be entertainment at the  Roberts Creek Legion again this  weekend. Jim Skinner will be there  both Friday and Saturday so drop  down for an evening of good  listening.  CONCERT COMING  Only two more weeks of school  until Christmas, so of course,  Roberts Creek Elementary is busy  getting ready for the Christmas  Concert on December 15. Thcts'll  be a dress rehearsal at 1:30" p.m.  rooiy winners  ''-���..;y^b:woh'the^JGrey'.Cup.pool at  the legion?: Dennis-Martin, May  Jackson, Bill Vanderwoerd and  Reana Nestman had the winning  combinations. Better luck next  time!        >  Santa Claus is hard at work in the Sunnycrest Centre fri Gibsons.  ���Jiitllth Wilson photo  ^^S  99  SANTA'S HOURS ���&$  Fridays  Dec. 9 & 16 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Saturdays, Dec 10 & i 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Dec. 21, 22, 23, 24  Have your picture  ��� :'fgjl*H^ Santo;v  ?������.  ���   IIP \.   f,     f.  *,,- . ^.^        X'-%K\  fy*  s  Complete pour Children's  Christmas Outfit with $j��WW  <-     PROFESSIONAL  PHOTOS by  =*AinCOA*L  ' \  J    J*   *-  Mall Hours  OPEN  cUNTIL 9 P.M.  Wed., Thurs., Fri.  Dec. 21, 22, 23  as well as -  EVERY FRIDAY  .Open until 6 p.m., Dec. 24 ,  1 *  PX  % I  J 'A - 'W ' \  Suits  Sports Jackets  & Sports Bags!!  Prices in effect until Dec. 10th S  _    while supplies last..        '* >.'  Watch for more Specials., ��� \  ff (chord*  I.  Old "pMACtuted  SiiK screent*ril  Crystal "Shooters"        Wrapping Paper  Just right for B52s Jelly Beans, etc  <PO��*J ea. or  4 for $24.95  Your gifts deserve the best)  Bailey's Irish Cream  Liquor Glasses  vJKj. jU ea. or  6,or$19.95  Sunnycrest Centre  :     "A little bit Country, a.little bit City...the best of both right here in Gibsons!"  "it  ���s,  'Super-Valu       /' '  C.H. John Gordon'& Co.  Toys & Hobbies for All Ages  Sew Much More  Sunnycrest Restaurant '  Sears   .  Goddard's Fashion Centre  You-Del's Delicatessen -  Home Hardware  I Pharmasave  Canadian Imperial Bank off Commerce   Orange-O  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems ' Party^Shop  Radio Shack - Adventure Electronics      Liquor'Store  The Candy Shoppe ' Henry's Bakery  Dee's Fine Cleaning  Village Greenhouse  Players' Arcade  Suncoast Agencies  Gibsons Realty  SAAN  Royal Bank ofCanada  Trail Bay Sports  Richard's Men's Wear  Todd's Children's Wear  Don's Shoes  Gibsons Travel  J's Unisex Hair  The Feathered Nest  Cosy Corner Crafts  Kits Cameras  Cactus Flower  X>  IX  r-i  ���II  _1! ljJ'-jL- '^Jj^&'~j&*�� 'X^ *�������'$&'��� * -t*^  i5x&J&'ttF^&i*i*^^  ,%> ', i   --*+rzi;*,--->  Princcs| Lynn Strom and President Pat Schinde! of the Ladies  ; Auxiliary made the draw at the,Legipiv Bazaar held last Saturday.  First pree went to Esther Graham, second prize to Brenda Mackenzie. Estier Carey won the tablecloth and L. Klaussen won the cake.  j ���John Burnside phoio  Disaster help its still  fy John Burnside  Repieientations made by MLA  Don LojlvStead in Victoria may be  successful in acquiring some more  assistancdfor those whose property"  was ideva: tated by the heavy rains  of -Woven ber. ^  Lock st ad met with several of  the prop rty owners affected, in  Roberts < teek'last Monday morning: on His way to Victoria. He  subsequently reported from Victoria,.thai his discussions with the  deputy mnister of the Department  of Landj, Parks, Housing and the  Environment,   Ben   Marr,   had  'elicited/ iome agreement. Deputyf  /minista'Marr agreed to ask the  . forest rv service to fly over the area  above^vhere the devastation took  place  v'rerhai  \q determine if any hazards  ^jjrf also agreed to ask the  ��� Department of Highways to put, in  ^���cuiytfts' and restore access to the  properties affected  .Also meeting with the same  grpip of residents was Mike Car  rie, a hydrological engineer from  the water management branch of  what used to be the Department of  the Environment before recent  cabinet restructuring*  Currie confirmed the report carried in the Coast News last week  that only $50,000 would be made  available and that would go  towards restructuring the creek bed  of Clough Creek. He agreed that  his priorities concerning the creek  bed differed from those of the  residents who needed help with lost  access roads and torn-up water  lines.  Regional director Brett  McGillivray alleged that the  forestry department in Sechelt had  pictures which showed the slide  had started in logged-off areas of  the mountain where debris had  plugged creeks and created artificial lakes which had given way  under the heavy rains. Currie,  however., said that it was almost  impossible to prove a causal relationship with old logging shows  and rock and debris slides, though  he agreed that the practice of clear  St. Mary's Hospital trustee  representatives joined over- J250  participants in Vancouver recently  for a three-day educational  seminar for trustees of hospitals  and   long-term   care  facilities.7  ^ Among those.'attending were; Nlrs'V v  J. Sorkp;:yice-chmrrhan; Mrs.VH.  Home, .trustee; Mrs. J. MaMarick^X  "trustee;; ]Mir. P. Murphy, tftt^tee; v  Mr. A; J Wagner/trustee; X X X'J: :iXX:  The,^Trustee  Orientation; arid.  Continmng;Education Conference-;  is an annual seminar presentedby  f the  B.C; ^Health' Association', - .���:���.���  formerly:: known   as   the   B.C.  Hospital' Association .���  The courses are designed to instruct new trustees about the provincial . and federal health care  system. They also outline the roles,  responsibilities and accountabilities  of trustees fpr hospitals, long-term  care facilities and other health care  agencies;  ��� cutting to the edge of mountain  streams and even logging in the j  streams    continued    to    be',  widespread throughout  the  pro-  ��� vince. v ������' "'������ '���';';...  From Victoria,, Lockstead also  reported that ted Neil of the Provincial Emergency. Program would  be writing: to say that 75 per cent)  funding might be ''-'available ,if it  could be matched by;25 per cent;  from the Sunshine Coast Regional  Board.     ...;"..  It is not immediately apparent  where in their budget the SCRD  could find furids';to;generate more  provincial help though they-voted  recently to set aside $10,000 for the  identification of future hazards.  The clean-up operation as it affects the creek beds of the affected  areas is being undertaken by local  contractor; Ken Fiedler. The  residents of Roberts Creek are  awaiting;, the outcome of intra-  goverr(rnent .negotiations which "  will determine just how much help,,  if any,"they-will receive to put their  properties; back.-in livable, condition. 'X'rxrr'rr ���'���-.  .���'sis-  Coast News, December 5,1983  5.  Quality Meats  *��a*��^i mmm:-mmxrxM^mmWmm'i: ixr >xV-,-MXm\Jk;*xk ^'Oft1 \  ~*.  -< % *&i *:' * '-MtfrWv lb. ���'  ;10lb, pkg. limit t per customer  "V ,',~f7  Fresh Whole  -  -     - -    -    ^ ,   ,/  -   y ���  '-,' y, x    * - - ' --    "^ >-,,, y   >'-,  &rx- *'"-   "''���'"-"m\-    ''"- '-' \     X x-rX- -;>'��. ,xr -y^xrr r '-,--  ���*%,���? ���'/  /. 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WIN a 3 Foot High Stocking  ' 15 Minute Super Specials  �� GIFT CERTIFICATE DRAWS  EVERY HOUR  MJPftJ  2 litre bottle Super Valu  coke, sprite  1.89      ice cream  + Deposit  Husky  dog food  Sno-Cap - choice  709 gm  green  peas  Old Dutch  2.19  2 litre ctn.  potato chips  200 gm  tomato  ikg bag 1.79     ketchup  Heinz  1 litre  3.29  Fresh Produce  Oven Fresh Balcery  Weston's - Country Harvest  bread  675 gm  4 varieties  '   Oven-Fresh  1.25  I SGrumflets  1.79  Plain, Cheese or Raisitt ���'/'.  WILL   BE   GIVEN   OH   ALL  MERCHANPISE PURC^A��EE3)  Oven Fres;h v  �� ..'���.;;���;''..: , OvehvFresfv������ Honey  " '   wb  4,54grri '\j-- ;       (~
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Coast News, Decembers, 1983
ed.
John BurosKk phoio
MaJfiTip'O'n Bay Happenings
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Hams a hit again!
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Ruth Forrester, 885-2418
\ AlilhTY SUCCESS
Tie Haltmoon Hams and guests
undir the leadership of Nikki
Weber, presented a most successful
and|enjo>able show at Roberts
Cretjk Hall last Saturday night. It
was u gfcat pleasure to perform for
sucl*an enthusiastic and receptive
audience who joined so heartily in
the Sun of the evening But> the
greatest pleasure was the fact that,,
affeij the hail rental fee was paid,
the jjroup were able to present a
cheque in the amount ol $400 to
Shornthfle Intermedial Care
Nikki made the presentation on the
alic'rnoon of the opening
ceremony
To date the Hams have raised
dose to $1,500 tor this cause and
hope to get a new show underway
to raise more. The thanks of the
group go out to all who attended
and gave their support to help raise
these moneys In answer lo the
y who have aksed when the
show will be—hopefully in the
spring
IS! MAS PARTY
e Hallmoon Bay Recreation
mission have planned a family
COAST  NE WS
CLASSIFIEDS
Madeira Park
until noon Satutd.iy
Castlerorh Kennels
IS
Ipen for Business As Usual
lNoreen & John Hofmarks & Family
welcome your enquiries regarding
larding & Grooming for your Pets
885-2505
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Gibson* Denture Clinic
We wish tov.-<adviS(0, our patients that effective
imntfediately ptfrjiew telephone answering service
^wiIT provide for the-tfoltowing schedule:
Appointments may t>£ made between 8:30 a.m.
and 5:00 p.m. Monday to Satfoftfcy inclusive
Trevor Neate ^       '   c-    Larry Lewis
Suite 207. Cedar Plaza, Gibson*-*686-2712
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Peace
Committee
\
w    The Sunshine Coast Peace Committee is open to individuals '
ig from all walks of life, al! religious persuasions, and al! political .
j 3 {viewpoints, who share one common aim- working for global
jg|)eace through personal involvement at the grass roots level. *
The  Peace Committee arose out of deep concern for the
Escalating nuclear arms race  We have tvyo major goals:
Creating an awareness of issues involved in the
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!g£l) Education
iaSarms'race,
Pferitfer? PeoplerWPy^c^s
Budd of ihe Sunshine Coast Goif Club makes a point at a
meeting in Pender Harbour last week. The golfers were in the, bar-
bo* to offer suggestions and advice to the Pender group who are *'
planning a new golf course. The meeting was enthusiastic and welt-
Christmas show at the Welcome
Beach Hall on the afternoon of
December II. Time is from 1-3
p.m. and itjshould be a good, fun,
family ^afternoon. ^Entertainment
will be provided by Alan and
David Karmazyn. Admission is $2
per family, and a'plate of goodies
of some kind would be greatly appreciated to help put with
refreshments. v
CHRISTMAS DINNER
Don't forget the Welcome Beach
Community' Association dinner
and dance next ' Saturday,
December 10 at the hall. Happy
hour is at 6 and dinner at 7.
THE OMBUDSMAN
On Friday oi this week,
December 9, the B.C. Ombudsman
will be at Sechelt Village Hall from
2-5 p.m. This is the man who has
been, and still is, working very
hard on our local problem of the
Redrooffs Trail closure, a,nd of our
lack of public beach accesses. Let
him know that you are concerned
and interested—pop in and tell him
how much we need these accesses
because these are the people who
are going to bat for you.
THE MINI MOB
It should be a fun evening
tonight (Monday) at Greene Court
Drop-m Centre where Nikki Weber
will be presenting an evening of
entertainment by her group of
singing kids known as the Mini-
Mob. If you enjoy hearing children "■v
singing and having fun, you should
drop by. You won't be sorry.
by Jane McOuat, 883-9342
HARBOUR CHURCH
CONSECRATED ,
St. Andrew's Church' has now
been well and truly consecrated in a
ceremony held last Sunday and attended by many, Pender Harbour
residents. The congregations have
worked steadily to bring St. Andrew's to its present debt-free
status and everyone is to be congratulated.
CHURCH NEWS
In more church news, an annual
Christmas tradition will once again
take place in the Harbour. The
Pender Harbour Pentecostal
Church and St. Andrew's Church
and their respective ministers will
,-hold the Pender Harbour Community Carol Service at 11:30
a.m., December 18, in the Madeira
Park Community Hall. It is so well
attended that neither church can
accommodate the whole group.
CELINA WISE MOURNED
Several people have commented
to me on the passing of Celina
Wise. Although I did not know
Celina, the warmth that has been
expressed with each mention of
her, shows a picture of a very well-
liked woman, who more than 30
yeais ago began work at St. Mary's
Hospital, when it existed in what js,
now the Suridowner Inn. Blessings'
on her.
AUXILIARY CARD FUND
The deadline for the "In lieu of
Egmont News
Christmas Cards Fund" sponsored
by the Pender Harbour Hospital
Auxiliary,- is December \6. After
that, names to date will b£published in the paper* V^n may send
donations care of Lou Farrell, Box
105 ^Madeira Parjfc:
Fender Harbour-'1
•>~700L & EQUIPMENT RENTALS
:' • STIHL & HOMELITE CHAINSAWS
AND ACCESSORIES
SMALL ENGINE SPECIALISTS
RADIATOR SHOP
SOU
JOANNA*
A'brighr^^S^tlfwiU "miss^;'
from We Bank of Ivfenjreal iS'that1,. .
of Joanna Maclntyre, She'has been •>-'■'.
transferred tb a* town branch ^o
that she and Kevin can. be closer,
during  his  trainingv^Well,   that
makes sense but I'll miss her hard-,
working energy at fitness classes.
and her sunniness at the ban''
NO MORE PLEASE
The Bargain Barn says, "please,
no more drop-of f s of clothing right
now". They will.have their last day
open on December 17, then take a
break through Christmas. If you
want rags, they got?em!
GOLF MEETING
Seventy-two golfing enthusiasts
showed up at the meeting re the
golf course last Monday. It seems
That it's full-steam ahead for 1985,
and very few critics, although there
are some, and their points are well
founded. Still, the pluses do seem-
to outweigh the minuses.
Don't forget "A Christmas
Carol" on December 9 and 10 at
the high school. Also, Guess
Who's Coming To Breakfast at the
Lion's Park on the 18th. Jingle,
jingle, on Donner, on Blitzen!
Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, Dec. 18th 9:00 - 11:30;1
Pender Harbour
Lions Park
Breakfast $3 00
Children FREE if accompanied by aduit
Santa arrives 10:00-10:30
depending on, the weather!
Salmon eggs
for incubation
id*2) Action -To initiate and parti a pate* in non-violent^ction mcoo-
13'jjunction with other people throughout the world.* *    >
\**y    - p - •
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■{«£ If you would like to show your support,' and receive1 our
!^ newsletter, please return the coupon below to Box 2366, Sechelt,
2*B C. We request a $5 donation to cover mailing costs
by Ann Cook, 883-9167
COMMUNITY FARMING
NEWS
A little Tnvial Pursuit. Where*,
do salmon come from? Answer.V-
Eggs. Where do salmon-eggs come^
from?   Well...first   Billy  Griffith";
from   Egmont   makes  two  dsajt
seine nets and donates them to
John    Lewis   of   the   Fisheries^ •
Department in Sechelt, who usesi|/
the nets and his "own equipment td;"£
catch Chums and Coho for their^
eggs to be.distributed in other com:^
munities along the Sunshine Coast|j
>vJhercnhp»re* are*rr,cubtari©n*bxes. $.,
"sc   .__. n
Clements?1 who jhas^seO^" an in-$J
cubation box '\fi the*][>f<!>logy lab,1^
has received eggs tp cultivate. A* V
biology 'project ./dind ^salmonoid/'
enhancement lesson ^combined. H
have the feeling theselhree men *
from three different communities \
working on a project nave never V
met one.another. Interesting.        /
LOCAL TOMATOES J
****here d6J°c^y^"Pe'juicy;-
^tomatoes  come from?   Answer.
^Ohce4y2on.ajjjne, fctovember 22 to1-*
be exact, a boy named Frank asked
a girl named Joka;' whom he had
never met before,  for a dnace.
'  They fell in love and here they are
, 33 years later still in love, growing
those   delicious   tomatoes   on
Roosendal. Farm in Pender Harbour.
P.S. They are "hydro-something
,   tomatoes", but \ can't spell it.
COMMUNITY CLUB
MEAT DRAW
The lady from Garden Bay came
again and won again!'Not twice,
" but   three   times!   Tanya   from
Madeira Park won two roasts and
"you-know-who" from downtown
- Egmont won again!
'«      Turkeys till Christmas. If you
■> haven't already got a turkey in
youV house, come along Sunday, 3
,  p.niT-You may win one.
UNIPOOL
On Wednesday night, 8 p.m.,
jt cool-pool  shark KHydro  Denny,
who hails from Earls Cove, didn't
show this week. Maybe he heard
1 .that if enough men didn't show up
women would be allowed to play.
That's what happened, land^Jen-
nifer whupped them.  Does that
mean men will be allowed to play
on Monday ladies night? Will there
be a notice, "Women not allowed"
tto play on men's pool > nights?"       I
Hhhmmmm...
v  SCHOOL NEWS
" Kristina   Medwayock,   Angela
Walker, Michael Fearn, Michelle
Beardmore, and Joseph Silvey, we
* all   wish   you' Christmas   month
babies a Happy Birthday. ' -(j
Good   thoughts   to   whoever      "
drives the salt truck.: late and,early
hours  of ,the  freezing • nightv so
working men, the school busses     < s
' and Maureen Cu will feel safe driv-    \"
tng on our rjoads
Happy Birthdays toCaye Bear'd-'
more, Guy Thompson, Lew Lar- -
son, and Joe, the bartender. -
Weather report from Waugh
Lake, the rain has stopped. 'The
rain has stopped, just in tirrie. The
car roof leaks, the rain barrel,is full
and my gum boot has a hole in it.
There's snow On the little mountain across the lake. The air is
freezing; the lake Water isn't. So
the lake looks like a large steaming
pot. The giound and brush1 and
small trees sparkling with frost. A,
winter wonderland; makes me feel
good all over and like saying Merry
Christmas! i . ' .
at the
EjottyfWrlnn
Pteseiifo TtuiMtbuj, Dec. I5&
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production
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"The CNMMMlft ft 9w»"
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Ticket InformaNoi
Show times 7:30 ft WOO
Admission $6.50"
885-7184
Christmas
Why not share your. life on the Sunshine
Coast with family and friends who live in
other places. ■■
rt&tfo&rtftUa* fo y&wi Sem4&bt€, (frost H&tvA/fafivi
t^ teefi ^ clw to. t&em til yewi   %OXirtd,
1%*U ** 6u*f e» tic wife*. Co. fa Coast News ■—■
and enclose \        ' Box 460, GihsoilS
$18-
$10-
$35-
6 mos. subscription
l.year subscription
1 year {foreign) -.
VON 1V0
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,    We'll ensure that pour Christmas message is attached
to the first issue mailed. *
Sinclair B885-9327 .   Rae Kllingham, left, led his choir from Sechelt FJemcntary School (through a short, varied programme
lo mark (lie official opening of Shorncliffe lasl week.   . XX'' -ji.hn numeric phi.i<>
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Sechelt Scenario
Cp        »        /
opens
»J Peggy Connor. 885-9347    '^
SIlORNCJ.IFFK OPENS
The official opening of Shorn-
ehlle on  Wednesday, ■.November
30. was a great success. The Sechelt
Intermediate Care Society must indeed .bevjpplaiided Torsuch an in-
7 viting bijjIding/iTlie;staff'; under.^
7 the leadership of Howard'Web.ster,
qre the kind of people one would
hope jo fjnd in such a place;,warm;.:--,;
friendly and helpful.
■<V The  n^ny   who   attended,  the
opening ^tre high in praise for the
beaiitytof- the setting, the grounds,
(vvaii. mil il spring and itvall Hursts
■■■■into   bloom),   and   the   building
itself.    The ..-special    feeling    of
warmth is created b> the deeoi; it's
the sot(l of place people can't help
but be. h;)pp\ in.
LIBRARY (.IFI
, For a C'hnsimas gift that will bring eniftymeni all year round, try a
Sechelf library •membership.
Family'nienibership is $2 pei year,
renewable on anniveisary .date of
joining. Drop into the library on a
Tuesday or Thursday. 10:30,a.m.
to 1 "p.m., oi on Saturday, from
lj):30/a.m. to 4 p.m.
CfROJiVi: ROAD
I Mad gc New'man ol Secheit
received a very interesting letter
frpm Joe and Alexandra Crowe •
now living in \\ hite Rock. A visitor
looking ihiough the book ol
Rjibeits C icek Rcmcmbeied, saw
I'V Qr^vvc's.picture and,r,«,\og«J4<t;^«
cc! 'linn as a relative Iiom that
chance isigjumg ihe Crowe's have
heard ,/roivi .i lust cousin on the
prairies,""*- another cousin horn
South A tried and one Jrom
Kelow \fo ^
Crowe Road in Roberts ( reek
was mimed at (or Joe.
(iAME DINNER ?
.-!. There are still a.fevv tickets left
fot'thc Sechelt Peninsula Rod and
Gun   Club  game   banquet.   Pick  V
them lip at X'&S sales in Sechelt.    ■
The event takesvplace on Saturday,.
"December'to.at the Sechejt ^Senior
. Citizens Hall..Feast on a variety ofc
game and.clan6e to the music of.
Russ'Clark and his band. ;
WILDIJHvTOIJR^  s    %.X'0y ■
VMrs^Db^ot hy: Parsons of West >•
Sechelt   has just   returned   home ,
from-/a   grand   wildlife   tour; in'-*7
Australia; she thoroughly bnjoyed ,'■
the whole trip.. • '   \"    ' Y;.'v.
IN I IEUOFtHRISTMAS       \   <
cards xr,xy
Those wishing to make ii dona-ii>,
, . -     _   \
Gibsons scholarship
tion to the St. Mary's Hospital
Auxiliary Sechelt Branch Memorial
Fund, may do so by mailing it-to
Sechelt Branch Memorial Fund,
Box 193, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0.
GREENE COURT RAFFLE
'•/;.' The winners of the Greene Court
Drop-in Centre raffle were: first
pri/e of a cedar chest .won by Ruth
Walker of Selma Park; second
pri7e to Margaret Hemstreet, a
food hamper; third prize of three
bottles of wine lo G.H. Gair, and
fourth, a bottle of wine to Mrs.
Roth.
The luncheon drew a good
crowd on Thursday, December I.
The money will help with activities
at the Drop-in Centre.
Gibsons resident Wendi Rottluff, a student at the University of
British Columbia, has been awarded a Norman MacKenzie Alumni
Scholarship by' the UBC Alumni
Association.-
Rottluff was presented with the
$750 award at a reception held at
UBC by the association's scholarships and .bursaries committee on
November 23.' '
The scholarship is named in
honour vof Dr. Norman MacKenzie, president of the university
from 1944-; 1962. Dr. MacKenzie,
was a speciaj guest at the reception.
The scholarships are awarded5
for   high   scholastic  achievement
(minimum 75 per cent average),
and outstanding personal qualities
and distinction
The anhual meeting of the I4th
"\    Canadian "Baden-Po-well 'Gqjld?
ir Sunshine   Coast,,* was*-'helcl
', > November 24 in the LloyjS^GosSe
lounge at Camp Byng. ~"  <
Following a pofluck supper, Joe
Mellis, advisor of the I&t Sechelt
Venturer Company, assisted by
^members Loney Ziakris and Kirk
Grady, commented on and showed
excellent slides of the 15th World
Jamboree at Kananaskis, Alberta,
in July. The Jamboree hosted
15,000 boysJ and girls from 102
countries.
Irwin Joers, warden of Camp
Byng, and his wife Heather, were;
guestsforthe,evening;X- -■   v
,   Shirley^ Mills was.; invested into
-   membership of the Guiid.
Bob-Adams made a presentation
to retiring District Commissioner.
Dave Hartman on behalf of the
Boy Scouts of Canada, Sunshine,
Coast DistrictV;        '•■-. "V.-v-.. x/r
Tom Collins, the:retiring^uild; ■■
Master, reported a successful 'year^;;
and a membership; of 46.*AV gift■ ■
was presented; to 'Tom in recogni-;'^'
tiori of his leadership in,.the hewX
Guild.     : v      XXX .y^     Xx'y
The members of the executive'
for 1984 are: Guild Master, Bob
Adams;; Past Guild Master, Tom
Collins;VAssistant SGuild Master,
Pat Mitchell; Secretary, Eva Whittles; Treasurer, Bill'-McKee; Social^
Director, Carol Hartman; Auditor,
Len Mitchell.   ,
Navy draw
Winners of the Kenneth Grant
Corps (Navy I eaguer raffle held
recently are,;Gary teJuresse, first'
prize; G. Speed, second prize, and
E Harding, third prize
Pat Schindel from the Ladies'
Auxiliary of the Gibsons Legion
very kindly drew • the winning
names. \ '
'   Special thanks to the person who
bought a ticket and left their Saans
shopping  'behind.    Merchandise •
may   be : claimed > by   phoning
886-7825 -S
Coast News, December 5,1983*
Quality, used lumber, bricks, windows, lights plumbing, etc.lS
NDAY-SATURDAY        \  ~~ SO©-f3Mkj&
We also buy used bujidingvinatenals
«s
If.v^
^ip**
Paul Si Pierre
will be autographing books
and reading from his new book
"Srtiith & Collier iveftts:
Tales^f the Chilcotin"
mi, Dec. 9f?:30
'X     /■
*t.
Shorncliffe opening
( oiiiinued from page I
! unices' 1 iemmg, < Mrs Maureen
Clavioiu Mrs. lean VMuttaket.
^Irs-Kue I evvis f
In (lie administrator, Howard
Webster, Shornclifle is particularly'
(ordinate One resident ol the area
who had been involved in the protect since the beginning told the
(oast \e«s: "Shornclillc is most
> \\
v
(ordinate in Howard Webster  He
is   extremely    dedicated   to<\the'
weltare of.those who live in Shorn}
ehtle " " \
Besides administrator Webster,
othennam stall members arc Mrs.
Barbara Estey, director of resident
caic: Mrs Dania Gaulin, dietitian;
and \ls Anne Courtney, activity
co-ordinator
W hen the songs and the speeches
and the 'photographs were done
wiih.. those uathered to mark tlur
ocOasiifnAvere invited inside.for a
tour ol the facility and to share
some refreshments and sandwiches
with the stall and some of the
'residents who now call Shorncliffe
home
The giant dredge 'Sceptre' does its thing in Gibsons Harbour.
Round the clock work means that Ihe (ask will be done in another
tWO Weeks. ~ -C.uirKiMjlllii»s|ihnlo
THE OMBUDSMAN
ihe 'Ombudsman and/or members of his"'•■ ;;
staff will be in
Sechelt
at the Village Hal!
on
Friday, Dec. 9th
2-5 p.m.
to hear your complaints about provincial government
I  •   administration. If you have a complaint, drop in or
\\   , call our Victoria office for an appointment—ask the
y..     operator for our Toll Free number
Zenith 2221 z8.  Coast News, December 5,1983  Local  Okanagan  1 litre  (Ih   29) ka   \3 IDS,   . X7X7) Kg  Parkay  margarine  2.69  lMkg  forma    [ID. ��OV/ Kg  15 lb./6.8 kg bag each  ;^^^.��  9  i  I  ���4  it  *��  1  i  Jr  I  I'  I  Bagel Factory  bagels  French's - Prepared  mustard  Mazoia  oil  500 m/  ��� ��� ��� ���  .1 litre  -mC..m'mm*rl3  ..i *,  .pkg. of 6  i.  ~: /  Our Own. Freshly Baked  cinnamon  ..pkg. of 4    m  79  Aylmer - Choice  tomatoes  796 ml  ��^|W| "rr��..*t*t't-**' '*"  Heirizx^fomato  Cola -Liquid.  bleach  ��������������*���  .1.8 litres  Pinetree - Dry Roasted  peanuts    a^sgnz  Rite  crackers  . ....:450gm  1.99  Christie's -Oreo & Chips Ahoy  mmf>mm  I 2-850 ml Any Flavour   24-300 ml Any Flavour  $6.49 + Deposit $5.99 +Deposit  ,  OY  l��  All you lovely ladies who have been searching the library  shelves in vain���the book about Christmas cooking is  back���and rye paid my fine! For years I've searched for a  Turkish Delight recipe that wasn't like glue and at last I've  found one���and if you find on the shelves a book called  "Visions of Sugar Plums", it's just full of delightful recipes  for this time of the year.  Turkish Delight  3 cups sugar I tablespoon rose water  1 Vi ciips water a few drops red colouring  3.tablespoons white corn syrup Icing sugar .  3 envelopes unflavowed gelatine % cup cornstarch  juice of i lemon :;.;v.. 7;/v5f:ciip wi*te��";  1. In a heavy saucepan heat the sugar and water to: 240�� F  (the soft ball stage). j ' ���  Blend the cornstarch with the hajf cup of water. Add a little of the hot syrup to it and then mix all the cornstarch  With ,the syrup. Simmer slowly until thick. Remove from  ��� heat.  Off the heat, whisk in the lemon juice and gelatine until  the gelatine has completely dissolved. The mixture will  look like wallpaper paste but don't worry!  4. Add the rose water and colouring.  5. Sprinkle a heavy layer of icing sugar (sifted) in the base of  an 8x8" pan and pour the mixture in. Place in a cool, dry  place���not the fridge, for 3-4 hours.  6. Sprinkle more sifted icing sugar over top and cut into  squares. Pull apart. The mixture resembles rubber���pink  rubber! So toss it well in more icing sugar and place in  jars, or eat.  Honest, April.J'm coming to fitness classes regularly in  future���i.e., the New Year!  P.S. I have to share our family's glory with the world���my  husband just won first prize for red wine at the beer and  wine contest in Roberts Creek. I knew all that sampling over  the years was not in vain! Congratulations, dear���and  thanks Michel for picking the cherries!  Cheersv all!  Nest Lewis ^^H^X'-^'ii^X^i^r^-~?^;r-&;*-.  *iX*-X-??^  ,>--.--:;/���  '���'t. "*t,---*>>i^7^5~' *���"  W-HOLIDAY  ., DEC. 7th-  SUN., DEC. 11th  i*g&&}'l  M^X~  WfrifJ  ,?*<��� 2 At& r VM'     '<  'j  ���+��.  t'?!.  ^.y *~&iy&<  Xd  izz~z.sr*$.  <-mhm*m%XL.  : **~*2SI&,  ***X*?L*  SSL.*  *��l^H*WJyJ  r*��;  ,iif.  p*** ,**��� '  Coast News, December 5,1983  ,/ >   ^  i  &�����*  ���'*$ *\  tV*' r*<-  .**.   * r.  p  %��L*-  Sfe*;**^**^  s*m:  Sfcsp-  a#3"  ����13r.  "^illp.  jr*����.fc.  ;THM3fcl  Canada Grade /\   Beef  BLADE CHUCK  //h     QOi for  ...... ... ��� ........................ .f imj.    . ^^w   *^3��  Canada Grade  RIB ROAST  fresh -Sliced   (lb. 1.89) kg  2.18  $4.ti  Shop with confidence.  Our prices are very competitive.  We will not be undersold  on these advertised items.  We fully guarantee everything we sell  to he satisfactory  or money cheerfully refunded.  /  Fletcher's Smokehouse - Sliced  BACON  Fletcher's Valu Pak - Sliced   (lb. .99) kg   500 gm each  175 gm each  Z.18  1.89  Mrs. Smith  mince pies  Mrs. Smith  2.39  700 gnk  pies  677 gn#  Pinetree  Walnuts  Fortune  CON  beef  Bick's y  ...400 gm  3.69  Kraft  mayonnaise 5oom/  Crosse & Blackwell  1.69  ��� $: '%0i $: �����' &:�� vi-.'S- *���*:?.  ..... 340gin  1.49  375 ml Stuffed  inzanilla Olives,  Maraschino Cherries  Manzanilla Olives, \    ftQ  Aylmer  tomato  lii'a  pudding  Juory  ... 425ghr  2.89  S;^-   �����   g^j  FLOATING LANTERNS  by Rayouac  ��� Break resistant, polyethylene body.     ���  ��� Battery included.  Reg. $12.95  SPECIAL ���"' '\  ���PURCHASE"'-- ''       3 ^:::XX^iry  ���?<si  hs?.  ^S^f-^K  $9.95  1 litrex+.r..  25% Bonus  Realemoh -Plastic  lemons &  2.99      FLASHLIGHTS  by Dorcy  ��� For any lighting emergency.  ��� Strong, powerful beam.  ��� Ideal for home, car, camper,  workshop.  s* %  Reg. $5.99  SPECIAL PURCHASE PRICE  $3.49  >*���  w  i  New Business  by Bill Edney  With some of us hanging in there by our finger tips, arid  others going out of business,"there are always those who  venture forth to establish a new Or competitive service. I  want to give publicity to the efforts of three young men.  Tarry Giannakos, Philip DesRosier and Jim McEwan have  entered into business together across the street from us, in  the retail premises formerly occupied by Seaside Fashions.  Their business, for the time being, will consist of two divisions���a dry cleaning establishment and a jewellery store.  DRY CLEANING has been established in Lower Gibsons for  many years untilrecently. WlxHe they will only be acting as  commission agents, their arrangements are such, as to provide a Lower Gibsons alternatiyejat^very competitive prices,  andascircumstances permit, will-give a one-fo-twp dayvser-  vice. An Hem of interest for the:sijigle-:pr. working man is  that they will take in and do shirts at $UZ5 each. ThiSi I amr  told, is a new service in Gibsons.      .v     :  JEWELLERY: Tarry Giannakos has, until recently, been connected with the gold brokerage business. He also has strong  connections in the Opal Market..'.Their jewellery division will  be starting up on Wednesday, this week, December X7t.  Through their Vancouver connection, they will be able^to  provide original designing services which are quite popular  these days! Diamonds are forever, they say, arid in times like  these, they are a very stable ancjUsecure investment.  BUS SERVICE: These young men have also established a $  free bus service to and from the ferry,���leaving-6:10 a.m. ��f  from the.Omega for the early morning commuter ferry, and *'  picking up at Langdale at  5:30 p.m., de-bussing at the jj  7Omega.    '   -v.  ��� J'ryXy        '!y_       ''���;...���-.."...Jj  Give these young men a; try���-they are all local citizens. ���*;  having vgbne  to  school   here,   they  are  courteous  and��*  energetic; We wish them every success.^ ^  ���        ���' - ������-..' -- ���'    ,        -.. ���.���-.������'.    ���  y$-  SECOND   HAND   STORE:       When   visiting   the   foregoing J-  establishment, you might also drop in next door and see An-j^';  dy AndefsGtn's collection of used goods. Some things are;C  priced so'lbw as to be almost unbelieveable. he bought up>.  the remaining inventory of Douglas Variety when they closrt*  ed out, so he has some low-priced new stocks also. %  We welcome these enterprises to Lower Gibsons. If you;^  ��� don't.shop with us, give us a try, too! Our prices, in genera!,;*;  are exactly the same as other major super markets. We too,��  could use your patronage. ���  U  .v  V  j'  ]   \i  <l 10.  Coast News, December 5,1983  rr  Pmer Gill brings good professional jazz to the Sunshine Coast  when he performs with Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davies pn December 15.  to  jazz musician  ���ZmX:  by Lynn Lindsay  ��;��<' Elmer Gill on the vibes, and  dviehor sax-man Eddies-Lockjaw'  ���jl^Payies will Head the jazz at a one-  knight performance at the; Jolly  ^; Roger inn, Thursday, December  j%".J5.-;.\'-:;--'v-X. '-.'.���   ::-'Xr-X. ���;.';  Jj^;'!;- Gill (the Commander)- is a new  t^ifaember of ,the Gibsons communi-  h!tjy. . Born   and"  raised   in   fn-  *>ii}ianapoiis, he moved to .'Canada' 22  *"^ears ago and has lived in the Van-  2f3��uver area for the last 18. Gill has  ���^pome a vlorig way since his first  p*^Mano lesson at the age of nine. He  ���ikjjis    considered    as    one    of  M-^ancouver's top musicians and has  ^performed ��� with  greats  such  as  ^Lionel Hampton aridl:Ray Brown,  jj^jjie world's premier;bass player.  **5j*-Davies, a native of:New York,  !>��hjks recorded with Ella Fitzgerald,  g^Clfecar Peterson and has performed  JejScfng and successfully with Count  Basie. He is a self-taught sax player  and is one of the;, pioneers, of putting together a jazz team of, sax and  organ.    -V .jv  -������      Vv~��.--  Both Davies'and Gill are international, artists and have often toured'' ���  together around, Western Canada.  Their, combined talents^ have  resulted in an album, 'I Can't Hear  for Listening', whidvtrank Rutter  of the Vancouver Suft'describes as  "Solidr professional jazz*'.  Performing, with "the Com-  mander"ahd." jaivs", and -completing the quartet,on ''December 15  are Buddy Catlett on the bass and  Kenny Moore on drums.  'Jazz Fortnight' should be en-  joyed'by all music lovers and particularly jazz fans.  ��� There are two show times and a  limit of 60 tickets for each show.  Tickets are available at the Press,  Sechelt; The Jolly Roger Inn and  The Coast News, Gibsons.  The Man who would be  .    Crusoe  Parti  Researching stories can be a  curious * and unpredictable  business. Sometimes it can Jead  you off on hitherto unsuspected  tangents that have only a marginal  connection with your original  quest. Such was the case when  Yvonne and I journeyed to Texada  Island for a strange meeting with a  most unusual man.  We first learned of Jack Bird's  existence from Amelia Wilson,  widow of Herbert Emerson  Wilson, the notorious King of the  Safecrackers, whose chequered  career we were then investigating  Amelia informed us that Bird had  been closely associated with her  husband in the late Fifties and early Sixties and perhaps knew a few  things about him that she did not  With this thought in mind, Yvonne  had written Jack Bird.on Texada,  requesting ah interview. Therevvvas  no reply. After several months'of  silence, we decided to head up  there, uninvited and take pur  chances on catching him at home.  Bird was over 80 but we hatllearn-  ed from a friend in the area that he  was still very much aliverWe" had  no idea what sort of reception'we  might receive. Amelia had had no  direct contact with him in years'but  advised us that, he was reclusive  and somewhat eccentric.  X X..'.XXx  On a windy afternoon in thelate  spring of 1982, we catch the ferry  ,.at West View and m^ketheVcross-  ,ing tp.Texada..vlris the ifirst time I  nave ��et food on tills .odd. Indian-  shunned island Tor > over-a decade.  Back then, wftie~ mines'-were still  booming. In the ipterirn, however,  the mines have closed dovifn and  the main community of .Vananda  looks like a metaphor for-the reces  sion, shabby,vfrayed around'the  -edges and sadly displaying ^several  boarded-up stores. After a- brief  reconnoitre, we head down island  to Gillies Bay where -Jack Bird  reportedly lives.      >.., -.  Finding his secluded ; refuge is  easier said thaftVdbnep We finally  get specific- directions from an  obliging man at the general store  and make our way to a brushy lot  on a back road. There is no visible  building; only the mouth of an .  enigmatic trail. Now we have actually pinpointed Jack Bird's  hideaway, we have a few momentary misgivings. WeVare about to  ; invade the prjyacy of a very private  man, blatantly unannounced. I  have paranoid visions of the d'>6r  being slammed in our faces. But we  have come too far to turn back  now.  We make our way along the  trail, sinisterly.lined with six-foot  high stinging nettles and the house  comes into view. It is a very curious  looking dwelling, flat-roofed, ramshackle, with an unfinished look  about it like something tacked  together by a hungover carpenter  on a bad Monday.; Featureless save  for .a door, a narrow porch iwith a  tree growing through it, and. a  small window, it resembles nothing  so much as an oversized packing,  crate. Yvonne and I exchange  dubious looks. Then I shrug and  rap nervously on the door, f ���'  , There is no: immediate response..  theriH.^we'^hear faint scuffling  sounds. Then the door creaks open -  and^we are confronted'by a small  man of indeterminate age with  melancholy features, and very little  hair,Yvonne begins to'explairi who  -we' are but Jack Bird already seems  to know. "I suppose.you must be  wondering why I haven't answered  yoiir letter," he begins matter-of-  New Winter Hours  Breakfast  Lunch ��-.  Dinner  Monday - Closed  8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  -11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  5:30 p.m/to-10:00 p.m.  ��ZZ2ZZZ2ZZZZZ22ZZZ��SZZZZZZ2:^  Wednesday at *  THE WHARF       $  RESTAURANT,   S  ;  ;.  ?  .!:  Join Us For Fresh Prawns  ���and Live Music with "BUDGE & KEN"  Wed., Dec. 8th from 6:30 p.m.  885-7285  Hwy. 101j;Davis Bay  , Across from the wharf  S��r??s^re?razzzzzz^^  woman wins  Lowndes Award  Opening Dec. 9th  Lord Jim's  New Lounge  featuring  Bob and Sylvia  upfront Las Vegas  TICKETS AVAILABLE  AT LORD JIM'S ���     ���-  PHONE FOR RESERVATIONS  rts Centre crafts  ^M,V-VV;-:;.-:  &��-The : Annual : Arts   Centre  lristmas Craft Fair will be held  .-December 9. from 7 to  ^.v^my^nd> onsjgSaturday  " cem^plo?-fr6m|lO|a.m; to 6  SP1? X'xx'y" ������-.���: . yXy ���  J* There will be lotsspf wonderful  ings for Christmas, presents  _^ wellery, pottery,, hand-painted  ?^silk .scarves, dolls, hand-spun  ^Ijidigo^dyed   >yooI,    cards   and  ��� candles, Joan Warn will be drawing portraits on the spot, there will  be live music, by Kathy arid David  ������: Morgan and others, and there.will,  be   refreshments.   BriH#u yi>ur  children and visiting friends and  relations!  A reminder - the Arts Centre is  located at. Trail and Medusa in  \Sechelt. , /  The Sunshine Coast Arts Council yearly selects an artist, working  sincerely in any art related  discipline, for a grant in honour of  Jillian Lowndes, a young dancer  and vice-president of the Arts  Council at the time of her death  from cancer. The award is made up  of the interest from the trust fun'd  set up by her parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Lowndes of Vancouver, arid  a matching amount from the Ar��s  Council. ,   - i  ,' V-This-^ea^fhe, ,va>%Cgoes li>  . Patricia Ch^mberJirt/of.^Seche^,  who' was*'chosen for.; her intense  dedication to her particular  discipline, painting. The committee  felt  unanimously that  Pat  is a  younger painter at the beginning of  a promising career.  She majored in*-Anthropology  and Art at the University of British  Columbia, and studied with the  Jakobows of Abbotsford. She is at  presents taking further study in Anthropology, 'and is deeply interested in myths and the Indian  presence in coastal British Columbia. Her large oils are a result of  meditation, as was clearly shown at  her recent show in the Arts Centre  in* Sechelt. As Jillian was single  minded in her devotion to 'dance,  so Pat is to her painting, and it is  with great pleasure that the Arts  Council makes this Second Annual  Award.  p.  &  &  0  0  *  '*  Enjoy browsing in an old-fashioned store  warmed by our wood-burning stove. \  Many nostalgic items  including:  ���  Butter Churns  Crocks 'Apple Presses  ; Kerosene Lamps    :,  Sheepskins ���Coyvhide Rugs  Hand-built Rocking Horses  sand Cedar Blanket (Chests  Glass Preserving Jars and  Iron Hand-for'gedin B.C. V  by a professional, blacksmith  Hard times swap  Corner off Hwy. 101 & Martin Rd ���. Gibsons  OPEN MON. - SAT   10am - Spin  If you are not working and broke,  this is the time of year you'd like to  crawl into a hole until after  Christmas. But don't despair! You  can beat the blues. Shop without  cash at'the Unemployment Action  Centre on Friday,1 December 16  frpm 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Bar-  y tholdmew's Church Hall.  AH unemployed people are invited to"1 participate,JJring any *gif-  . ,t table' items���wrapping paper, rib-  S^/bo". good-^bthing, baked goods,  'to^s.  crafts; cards, decorations,  je*ellery, books, records','plants,  Art films  The Arts Forum on Monday,  December 5 at the Hunter Gallery  in Lower Gibsons will consist of  three films from the Japanese Consulate: Bizen'Ceramics," Living Arts  of Japan and Japan in Winter. The  programme starts at 7:30"'p.mu.  There is no admissioji^fee^buf  donations are welcome ..to "cover  etc. to trade for other 'giftables'.  Perhaps you received" a whim-  wham   for   a 'dutch   bridle   for  Christmas last year? You may not  know what to do with it but someone else may. So,! donate it for  the Hard Times Christmas Swap.  Donations   from   the   general  public will be greatly appreciated  ���and can be brought to the Action  Centre Monday through   Friday  'between 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  For more information,  phone  'S86-2425. <  SUNCOAST PLAYERS  "���-' Present  'A Christmas Carol9  Dec. 9 jL 10  7$30������p.rii."  Pender Harbour Secondary School  with Pender HarbourXhoir  & 17   7:30 p.m.  Roberts Creek Hall  with Choirs  Saturday, Dec. 17.  2:00 p.m.  Tickets $5:00 Adult  $3:00 Children  Available at  Roberts Creek - Seaview Market  Gibsons - Tussie Mussie, Lower Village  & Sunshine Grocers in Cedar Plaza  Pender Harbour - Oak Tree Market  & Madeira Park Pharmacy  Sechelt - The Bookstore    .  & Books & Stuff  Phone 885-3138  for reservations.  r*^*  fc  Mon* * Sat  Dec. 5-10  ABARET  Next to the Omega Restaurant,  Gibsons Landing 886-6161  '   Friday & Saturday  No cover charge  -    before 9:30  ����ia��wm  >-PJ~  Thurs., Dec. 8th  Ladies' Night  Club update for  rr-; December  Sorry Fellas,  no admittance  before 10:00  m  ^rwitiom  w  pec-  \%&  New Year's Eve  %i  ,%&&*  ��� Closed Dec. 24  istmas Eve  Tickets on sale from Dec. 12  $15.00 ea., includes  Buffet and Treats  "Guars? strara '  m^fiB civr  19  CLPHIlE'S Nlohdav..-. 3ivturdayx  '.  HGUjRS      8:30 fi.rtir - 2 a.itii  xX Closed Sunday ;  PROPEIl DRESS REQUIRED      is^,  {to VHe discretion o( tht) Ma.riiigerrie.nl). ���  �����������������  ;��� N^xt to the. Omega Restaurant; .Oib$ons Uanding ^ife^e 1  .Cover'Charqe: ;fh;urSv.Frr^Sa^. V      '. y. '������.-. ;*5��^~^^:"^^^'^'  >%^^?;^i^-^^  ���fpZ��emJ622>i"*L i^'i*ii>. �����"  ii-**T^^ri-JT^-TT^f-^*>*>^^V*- .������^^���r.--^..  Coast News, December5,1983  L  Joy Kogawa, author of "Obasan", answering questions from the  large audience which attended her reading at the'Arts Centre last  Week.        �� ���Judilh Wiluin pholo  Japanese Canadian  Book changes writer  by Judith Wilson  While the el feet of the novel  .'Obasan' on the Canadian  awareness of the treatment of  Japanese Canadians during World  War II has been profound, its effect on its author has been to  drastically alter her life. Joy  Kogawa, in an interview before she  gave a reading at the'Arts Centre  last Friday, described how the success of the book has "wrenched me  out ol my solitude and flung me into being involved".  Obasan, winner of the 1981  Books in Canada First Novel  Award and of the Canadian  Authors* Association 1982 Book  of jthe Year Award, movingly  describes the plight of Japanese  Canadians in Vancouver who were  removed from their homes and  forced into internment camps in  the lnienor during the Second  World War.  ��� Although Kogawa had always  functioned as a poet with a poet's  need for solitude and freedom, she  feels now she is not free to reject  the burden of the identity of the  Japanese Canadian. She describes  the "horrible sense ol responsibility" she teels especially to the old  ones���the lssei who suffered most  when all their possessions were,  confiscated'in rtie'early .940Vand  Ihev were "flung into isolation".  '/'I am in danger of becoming a  maniac now; I have to watch  myself," she said, "writing is so  hard now." She feels she is not  "tough enough, not emotionally  equipped ~.!or political action"  which ^"scars and encrusts a person". .'*  Kogawa describes how within  her the acuteness of emotion and  tenderness neededvfor poetry has  been encrusted over, like a dry  river bed. "I must go back along  the river bed and up into the  mountains to hnd where my heart  lies encrusted beneath the glacier."  The difficulties of coping with  Beer  Wine Licensed  Espresso Bar  Friday, Dec. 9  Saturday, Dec. 10  Hear  Folk Singer - Guitarist  Judith Scott  TEREDO SQUARE, SECHELT  865-9962  the personal conflict between  poetry and politics have so far  prevented Kogawa from making  any public statements but she is at  present preparing a major speech  to be presented next week in Ottawa at the Canadian Caucus of  Human Rights. "I have become  Aunt Emily," she said, referring to  a central character in Obasan who  is a political activist for the  Japanese Canadian cause and who  has now "invaded my life".    "*  Kogawa did no conscious  research on Obasan until the very  end, letting it spring from "dreams  and synchronicity". In her poetry  she felt she had reached a dead end  and was searching for a new direction. She dreamed she had to work  in the archives in Ottawa and so  she went there. By chance she was  given the letters of Muriel  Kitagawa who became Aunt Emily, the activist in the book.  As she began to read the letters  she came upon reference to Alderman Wilson of Vancouver who  was strongly anti-Japanese. She  s had no idea who he was but that  day happened to begin a conversation in the library with a woman  whom she did not know. The  woman was from Victoria and was  doing'research on Wilson. She was  able to tell Kogawa all about him.  "I was not'writing the, book by  myself," she said. Obasan is based  on many of her own experiences as  a child and on the experiences of  her family and the Japanese Canadian community of Vancouver as  they were treated like enemy aliens  in their own country. At the  reading she described what it was  like to be part of a visible minority  who were loyal Canadians but  whose rights were denied. "No  Japanese Canadian was ever accused of espionage, let alone condemned" she said.  The selections she chose to read  from Obasan at the Arts Centre  reflect her own philosophy which is  one of optimism in spite of the horrors 'which must be protested.  While the prologue is a seeking for  answers from the universe about  the nature of a humanity which can  cause Hiroshima and Auschwitz,  an incident on the train taking the  evacuees to,the Interior illustrates  Kogawa's*50Iution: '"One must attend to the invisible voice with acts  of practical compassion "���"she'" explained before she read the passage^.,,  describing how the old grand- *"v  mother' sacrificed her clean petticoats to make diapers for a newborn baby.  She feels that the ramifications  of the kind of compassion which  allows attention to one suffering  person give "tremendous hope"  for mankind.  x i  '���?*J>'  ^  ���"���W^^  ��� ��  II  fv  I  Friday &  Saturday  Dec. 9th & l��th  "KNIGHT  \W  i  SHIFT  ����  u>mi  In the Lounge  From Coast writers  Available at  by Marion St. Denis  "...very happy to be a part of  it."  "...pleased to be published in  this anthology."  "...astounded to have been  chosen."  These were the comments of  some of the authors of "Sparks  from the Forge", the anthology  produced by the Suncoast Writers'  Forge.  Gwen Southin, who has always  wanted to write-but has never had  time till now, is thrilled to be  published, in "Sparks". "I always  see the funny side of situations and  have lots of ideas for stories saved  up." Her work is fiction based on  personal experience and gently  reveals the humour inherent in  even the most disastrous situations.  Zoe Langdale is a professional  who writes non-fiction^ fiction;and  poetry. "Harvest of Salmon",  published in 1976, is the story of  her experience as a commercial  fisherman. She has just finished a  children's book, "...sort of  mythological adventure that was  great fun to write and I've spent a  lot of time on it���two years working solidly." Though fiction, it too  is based on her fishing experiences.  Her poetry chosen for "Sparks" is  a fine and sensitive treatment of  subjects, well-known to Coast  readers.  Vince Bracewell who , appear s  ; regularly as Chak-chak in , the  Coast News, writes non-fiction as  his interests lie .with natural  history, archaeology, anthropology and sociology. He  claims "...stories and situations  from reality are "often more interesting and entertaining than fiction."      v  Of "Sparks from the Forge",  Bracewell says, "Being chosen by  Jan deBruyn (contest adjudicator)  adds greatly to our individual  achievement' as writers."  Of the Writers' Forge he said, " I  feel that the Forge is contributi'^ ?  great deal to the community as it is  providing an outlet that other communities don't have" and also "the  great success of the Festival of the  Written Arts last summer publicized and brought recognition to the  Coast as an interesting place to live  and visit. I think the Forge deserves  community support."  "Sparks from the Forge" is now  at The Bookstore (Cowrie Street).  Look for its distinctive red cover  and make it a part of your  Christmas shopping list, and as ah  added touch have those, copies  autographed by the authors! at the  launching party on Saturday,  December 10, 1983 from 1-5 p.m.  A WHALE NAMED HENRY I  By M. Wylie Blanchet. A beautiful childrerj's  book, set in the Sechelt Inlet.  $6.95  Raincoast Chronicles Six/Ten  i  The gift book for everybody,  combines all issues of the  Raincoast Chronicles,since  "The First Five"  Talent Nights - Dec. 6 & 7  - Contest run by Al Karmazyn  1st prize $50 cash. More Prizes & Surprises  Sign up at the Pub - Anything gees!!!  En Francais  fij  par Louise Landry  Bonjour a tous,  Eh bien oui, nous avons eu,  bonne echange de livres mercredi  dernier et nous avoris descute et  jase de tout et de rien, se cohnaltre  quoi!! J'aimerais invite tous les  Francais de la Cote a se joindre  ensemble et a avoir du bon temps:  Maintenant j'aimerais vous/  parler un peu du Musee des Pjon-  niers d'EIphinstone situe '''"���,  I'autre  cote de la rue du Bureau,de Poste a  Gibsons. Heures d'affaires de 10  a.m. a 4 p.m. du .Iuridi au samedi.  II y a aussi un service francais pour  ce qui concerne le catalogue;  description des objets, les  ressources et l'histoire ainsi que de  ressource humaine. Dans le futur,  i.e. lorsque la traduction sera ter-  minee il y a auro des petites cartes  explicatives decrivant un peu d'ou  l'objet provient ce qui veut dire  lors de son ('acquisition au musee.  Celui-ci a un interieur tres decore  d'anciens Oulils de la"ferme,  me'ubles, veteWnts, coquillages,  etc.  Venez nous voir et decouvrir  aussi des legendes et photographies  que vous ne pouvez manquer.  Pour en revenir a nos moutons!  II y auia une reunion d'organisation de la Soiree de la Noel chez  Lynn Brazeau sur l'autoroute 101 a  Gibsons cette semaine le 14 Decem-  bre a 7:30 p.m. Pour plus amples  information, communiquer avec  Michel Mombleau a 886-3750,  Robert Juneau, Jean-Pierre  Leblanc a 885-7951, Lynn Brazeau  a 886-2040. Et si par Haisard vous  avez des commentaires, des.recettes  out autres sujets cjue vous aimeriez  que nous partagions dans un futur  article, SVP deposer les au journal  le Coast News, erj'en profite pour  remercier ce dernier de bien vouloir  publier nos articles a chaque semaine. Merci.  <���   N'oubliez pas la soiree de Noel,  preparez vous pour le 23 Decem-  bre. Plus de details a ce sujet la semaine prochaine.  A bientdt.  New Year's Party  Live Entertainment with  Waves  - Food Extravaganza  Dinner - Cornish Hens  -Salad Bar  - Etc, etc., etc  .Full Cold Smorgasbord After Midnight  Bring in the ' Full r  New Year with        __ Regular  "Complimentary "V  Service  Bottle of Bubbly" with Features  '  $60.00 per couple  Tickets at the.  Cedars Pub.  Get them early!!!  ���ONLY 40 COUPLES���  entertainment  This Week      * Monday *  Alt Daw  ��� Thur^, Fri. & Sat% ���  .   *ffm ttthins  Next Week  Jim Skinner  The Harbour BUnd  Mon , Tues , Wed Thurs , Fri, Sat  Saturday Afternoon  JAM SESSION  - Saturday  8ami *f  Ittf  m  TO  Breakfast  SfftW  1M  $ttt)  8868171  Starts 4.00  Get Sharp with the PENTAX  'Sharpshooter'  Auto Focus  Infrared-ray system focuses for you,  day or night.  AutO ExpOSUre   Exposure programme auto  matically adjusts to light conditions.  AUtO Flash    It pops up and works with the  (puto focus exposure system.   ,       t-t .  Compact and Stylish The lightest m us class  a new blend of function and fashion.  Accepts Auto Winder ahows you to shoot  at 1 frame per second.  $29.99  "I;will compete with ANY Vancouver store on cameras, lenses or flashes. The  difference in price, IF ANY, will beless than your travel costs! Cash/cheque only. ,  ^k.  SEAFOOD CASSEROLE  Our   chef's   special���scallops,   crab   meat,-'  shrimp, Hollandaise and baked to perfections  169  For a relaxing break  in the midst of your  shopping, stop in at  Whether, jt-s a special occasion,  ��� or just a "break in the routine, ."  enjoy a great dining experience tonight.  for a pleasant lunch,  or coffee and...  f  v  HOURS:  / Mon.-Thurs.  Fri. & Sat.  Sunday  Hwy. 101, Gibsons  11 a.m/.- 10 p.m.  11 a.m/-11 p.m.  11 a.m. -   9 p.m.  886-7828  *p*p>n"*!  *yiiiiwiisw>ii&iviit  HOURS  Open for breakfast at  6:30 a.m.  Monday through Saturday-  Bacon & Eggs  served ALL DAY!  I  Mon. thru Thurs., 6:30 a.m. -7 p.m.  .Saturday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.  Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.  CLOSED SUNDAY  .  I  J  tj'f  a  r>  Vp  'lis  ���ftfe  si  s>  I  i  '(��/,  mtibi  SUNNYCRES1  XREStAdRAPii:  Sd tin vet est .Cenir\  H06 9661 I  Coast News, December 5,1983  by George Matthews  ^A^Pfetty'scary" is probably an  " jerstatement when it comes to  Q5ite;feelings of anyone trying to get  riew business off the ground. But  -When partners Mickey Madill and  <|<foonna   Ball   saw   businesses   in  Slower Gibsons closing all around  T^hem, that's the way they saw it.  '    Nevertheless, these enterprising  yoinen saw a.need, that had to be  ^filled and they started a business in  ;ower Gibsons. Wishful Thinking,  the Marine Block in Lower Gib-  ___. ...features , pet-grooming,  'animal supplies, deluxe bird seed,  plants, gifts and cards.  The main draw, since the store  opened on November 12, has, been  jfeepJog-grooming of Joy;Walkey,  ^formerly of Walkey Kennels.'Joy's  f reputation and experience have at-  \ traded many new customers to the  ? shop/In the pre-CHristrnas season,  | Joy groonis'as many as 12-15 dogs  I a day and the demand is growing.  \    Wishful  Thinking  really  grew  5nut of theadjacent thrift shop/The  Cat's Whiskers. Mickey worked in  your pet  the thrift shop and realized that the  -location provided, a" good opportunity for a more profitable enterprise. She also is in love with  Lower Gibsons arid feels a commitment to keep the lower town alive.'  The new shop attracts customers  from as far away as Egmont. As  Mickey pointed out,' "Many people from Pender Harbour and.  Sechelt prefer shopping in Gibsons, and if they come down' and  make a dayof it, they often drop  their pets off here to be groomed."  -Mickey and Donna shop carefully in Vancouver and have found  that with the right wholesalers,  they can provide merchandise here  at- Vancouver prices, even plants  and animal supplies'.  Wishful Thinking is now featuring Christmas items, including  poinsettas and a variety of holiday  plants,. and Christmas treats for  pets. The store is open from 9:30  a.m. to 5:30 p.m., .Mondays  through Saturday. For grooming  appointments phone 886-3812.  The hidden benefits that ICB��  brings to the provincial economy  were identified by Insurance'Corporation President Tom Holmes,  addressing   a   group   of   Lower  Mainland businessmen and community leaders recently. :  Speaking  to  the  North   Van-  .  couver Chamber of Commerce,in  his first public address ;sihce tlie  corporation moved its head office  to Lonsdate Quay, Holmes Outlined the role of ICBC arid the financial advantages, of an organization  that is "B:C. bases, B.C. nurtured  and B.C. controllled".          vv   '  Noting   that   "there   is   sortie  legitimate concern" over the future  of the corporation, Holmes stated:  "Our operation is for the benefit-  of B.C. - not Toronto, Montreal},  Hartford, New York or even London. Last year our $112 million investment   earnings   lopped ��� an  average of $61 off every motorist's  policy.  Left to private industry/  those earnings would flow back to  head offices, wherever they may:  be."   '                              ������ ���'���'������  Other key,points of.Holrhes' adr  dress included:  ICBC returns in claim payments,  96 cents of each premium dollar it  collects, compared to 74 per cent  returned by private industry.  Last year, private insurers would  have  needed $883  million- from  motorists to meet BX. claims costs  of $670 million. ICBC required ori-,  ly $658 million - $225 million less *��������  than private-industry/ ���"-'���'   '-���':'- xx: <*x  ICBC has 2,700 employees and  an annual payroll of $80 million in  the Lower Mainland and 30 communities across' B.C/ : Without  ICBC, over a thousand of tribse  jobs would be lost to Eastern  Canada or the States arid pay cheques .worth $38 million Would; Be  spend outside British Columbia.1'"  Last year, ICBC benefitted individuals and business in B.C. by:  paying $2 million in grants in lieu  of taxes to B.C. communities; pur  chasing 82 per cent of its $5.4  million in office supplies and  printed forms from 1,154 B.C.  suppliers; paying $275.7 million to  3,000 small auto-related business  on a guaranteed twice monthly  payment system; providing $2.5  million funding for Counter Attack  and traffic safety programmes in  B.C. ��� ���'" ''������'���:��� -���'  Thursday, December 8, 7 p.m.  1. "Basketball Special"  Chatelech Eagles met sii;  Elphinstone Cougars in their lirst  senior boys basketball game of the  season. On location in Elphinstone  gym, Coast 10 taped the game.  .We begin our special with the  highlights of the game as well as interviews with the. coaches and  players.  Following this short presentation  we will be showing the entire game  so that the community may be  entertained by amateur basketball  at its best���with the young people  of our community.  Best of luck to the Community  Broadcasting students and their  elected, representative, Laural  Robinson. The class has submitted  a video presentation to the CBC  contest, "Youth 84".  Used Furniture  and What Have You  ftL'S USED  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2812  mmmwxmmmmei  ROBERTS CREEK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT  Invites everybody to an .  ���  '  OPEN HOUSE  at,the Roberts Creek Fire Hall  Saturday, Dec.. 10,  12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.  To celebrate the completion of the  : TRAINING ROOM ADDITION  Gibsons O.A.P.O. #38  would like to triank the following merchants for making  our Fall Tea a great success:  Super Valu  Kern's Home'Furnlshlrigs  Ken Devries     .      .   , '  W.W. Upholstery "-'"'������'.'���  Esso Station  Cedar's Inn  Sunshine Grocers  Maxwell Pharmacy.  Gibsons Meat Market C>  Gibsons Building Supplies  Richard's Men's Wear  Todd's Dry Goods  Don's Shoes  Cozy Corner Crafts . .  Feathered Nest  .  . Kits Cameras  Village Greenhouse  Dee's Fine Cleaning  Trail Bay Sports  Great Canadian Taco Factory  Sunshine Flowers & Gjfts  Country Pumpkin;' ���.  Christian Book Store  Alt Sports' Marine  You-Del's  Candy Shoppe  Radio Shack  Sew Much More  Saans  Howe Sound Pharmacy.'  Ken's Lucky Dollar  N.D.P. Book Store ��� '.  Fong's Market . :        '-..'  Landing General Store .  .Granny's Sweets      V ���  Murray's Pet & Garden Supply  Pharmasave, Gibsons: /*  "Party Shop ]y.iX.-X  Hairlines Hair Design        > V  Henry's Bakery '        _    < ���'���'.'  Sunnycrest Restaurant ,X . X  Andy's Restaurant   'V  Home Hardware ;'"'.:  Gibsons Realty .*        -:  The WINNERS, in the O.A.P.O. #38 Raffle are:  1st Prize - A. BEAUDRY  2nd Prize   D. HURREN 3rd Prize ��� M. MULLIGAN  ANTIQUE REPAIRS  Experienced  Antique Restorations  Difficult Repairs and  French Polishing  Binnacle St.. Sechelt  885-7467  Sunshine Coast  MISC. SERVICES  Antique UJorhshop  Busine  EXCAVATING  <:~x :.7>:"v7u:;j,^  EXCAVATING  Gibsons  Telephone  Answering  Service  Service  Is our  ��Di��W'��",y  886-7311 or  For Information call     886-7568  business  AUTOMOTIVE  OH AUTOMOTIVE  ?< Xfi   REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES :  j/?y?y.f*-'- "TheRad Shop". .    !':  \-    milLf^bjsfKEPAiRS ��� 886-7919  '     #CVA.A.i Appriivi'd     '-;'������ Hwy 101. Gibsons  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE & SUSPENSION  CENTRE  886-2700      886-8167  Hwy. 101, just West of Gibsons  H. WRAY CONTRACTING  ���Backhoe & 4 Whd.Dump Truck1 >(    n ��� ? '���  .���Water} sewer & septic systemsXxx'      -V1       ���.  ���Ssmcl, Gravel & Exc'atfafioris  ;* "y'^f'lyXx\  \^  ;: -���-���"-       ���      ���������   886-94^V .''^anytime ,;-���<'X'x.j  Wayne Ross      A  Excavating Ltd.  :;���!���   For allf.your;Backhoe Needs  Roberts Creeli'  Eves.  885-5617  V  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  ��� CABINETS-  Showroom: PrmttRd.* Hwy 101  '���',* ���'-*,*.&.  ���.. '���..���'    '^s'-JK *���' r.i  0p*9nSm?*?1Q*5^ov^M  J.F.W. EXCAVATING  ��seotic Fields ��� Excauatlons ��� Clearing ���  886-8071  Rreri Hd.  (iihsons ���  r  JANDE EXCAVATING  Dlv. of Kowa Enterprises Led.  SANDY'S  - COLLISION   REPAIRS  ;���ICBC Repairs   ���Fibregiass Repairs'  ?no>g    .painting & Auto Glass  ���Free Estlm.lM 883*2606  . KJalndal*, Pander Hsrbour   H.H.#1, Oardan Bay, B.C. VON 1SO  Economy mito ports Ltd.  Automobile. Industrial  and  * <s^��fi&J| \���Mjr~\ * _     Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt  885-5181-  GIBSONS BULLDOZING-n  6V EXCAVATING LTD.  Gravel - Fill - Logging      Backhoe - Dozers - Loaders  Civil &. Mechanical Work Island work our specialty'  Septic Fields 836-9984,886-7589  < R.R. 4, ******* J  450Loader       .   Land Clearing  R.R. 2. Leek Road,      Dump Truck joe 8p Edna  gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO       886��9453        Bellerive  Fi L Contractors  Land Clearing, Road Building,  Logging, Gravel. WillBuy or Trade Work  for Timber.  '���"���'" 8 yd. truck    886*9872  a��er6 p.m.  I  Garry's Crane  Tandem Truck   " SprVIC7^  6 Ton Crane'!'  16' Deck or 40^ Trailer ;  886^70287V;   vv .   Garry Mundell  BCFGRRIGS  Schedule  CLEANING SERVICES  !/*  oV SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  \'v,r        Commercial Containers Available  >V  ^885-9973  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE B AY-LANGDALE  Fall    83  Fall/Winter/Spring: Effective Monday,  September 19, 1983,' to Wednesday,  June 20,1984 inclusive.  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Complete landscaping &   .,-y v;  garden maintenance service Bango  v    ,    Fencing: of air kinds    .'    885-5033  rCOASTX^mXyX'-, xxx,:.XX  TRACTOR   & Equipment Ltd. .  For Industrial, and Forestry Equipment  '..    ,���.;.:.  Serving Jhc SunshineCoast       .��� r     '   ':��� ���'  Archie Morrison - Bus. 524-0101      Res. 939-4230,  ">i  Leaves Horseshoe Bay:  7:30 a.m.  ��� 9:30  12:30 p.m.  3:30  5:30 p.m.  7:25  9:15  Leaves Langdale:  '6:25 a.m.-  2:30 p.m.  8:30 4:30     ...  11:30 . 6:30  8:20  Leaves Earl's Cove:.  ;7:15'a.rri.  10:30  12:20 p.m.  4:30  6:30 P^m.  8:30  4p:25X x  yi X*     "   '���'.'���  /Leaves Saltery Bay:  6:00 a.m.   3:30 p.m.  8:30 5:30  11:25 7:30  9:30  88S-29387  IVIISC   SERVICES  COAST NEWS  Photo Reprints  ' 3x 4 - 3���� .any published photo  5X 7 . 500 or your choice from  8x10 - 8����     ltle con,act sheets ���  J  MINI BUS SCHEDULE  Monday Tuesday  Leaves Sechelt  for Gibsons  .  The Dock, Cowrie Street  8:40,a.m.  ���10:00 a.m.  . iiObvp.m.  ��� 3:'15p.m.  8:40 a.m.  '10:00 a.m'-.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Wednesday      Thursday  8:40 aim.  "10:00 a.nr  1:00 p.m.  ' 3:15 p.m.  8:40 a^m:  '10:00 a.m.  "1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Friday  8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  Leaves Gibsons           9:15 a.m.            9:15 a.m.  9:15 a.m.  9:15 a.m.  9:15 a.m.  for Sechelt...            *10:45 a.m; ���...     11:45.a.m.  *10:45 a.m.  111:45 a.m.  10:45 a.m.  Lower Gibsons, next to firehall       * 1:35 p.m.            1:50 p.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  .  ..'��������� 4:00 p.m.        * 4:00 p.m. -.  4:00 p.m.  * 4:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  * "LOWER ROAD'', route - Via Flume Road,  Beach Avenue & Lower Road  ^                                      NOTE: Friday run from Sechelt to.Gibsons at'1:00 p.m, and return inp at 1 30 pm have been cancelled  TREE TOPPING  X VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.        ;  - ; Clean up your wooded areas.  Removelower limbs for VIEW.  ���Top tall trees adjacacent to building - ���  886-7850    Mary Volen    886-959#?  VETERINARIAN  Dr. yV7 Lawrenuk  Magus Kennels S8<5 8568  Petider Harbour 883-2353  REIMTALS  CONTRACTING  ca��: Swanson's  For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel  Dump Truck Rental  I Formed Concrete Products  hone 885-9666 ��� 885-5333 J  FLOOR COVERING  r^~~���        ������������    ������������ -, xxyyxyy,--\  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMlCGtENtRE  GLASS  S bonniebrook Industries Ltd.  | ri;��� Concrete Septic Tanks  and Pre-cast Products  Crane Service  8 Ton Highrlift 16 ft. deck.  Anytime  Open TKurs. - Sat. io a.m. - 5 p.wa.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd,:..,:.;  rVorth Road; Gibsons, BC.      886-27"65j  17 Years Experience Commercial And Residential^  886-735?  Conversion:  Windows,   Glass,  tAutq. &   Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens, . v- "��� ��� y-..--    XMirrors  ^^^ Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  SIGN PAINTING  RAY HANSEN TRUCKING  ^;;8tep^^ ;,.v  Gravel; Cleartf^g^ Exc&vdtfng;-Xyy  .���u;Septic System^, All-Jype^'pf Gj^efy  883-9222. '^x'--- '���''���\X 'X- f m5-526G;>  HEATING  / JOHMBGLTON  ^ 685-2923      685-S681  r  n&a  ( KEN DE VRIES U SON ^  r FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.   \  . \,        Carpeis - Tiles - Linoleums -��� Drapes  .Wallcoverings - Custom Window Shades  Steam Cleaning  Hwy. 101, Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  .v.'.;.'���     Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res: 886-9949  LIQUID  GAS LTD  ?\  Hwy. 101   Sechelt   between  St. Marys  j CANADIAN j  : Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut. Lh^JULi  !^6n.-Frl   8 a.m.-5 p.m. 885-2360  TYPIHG  Call Wednesday Afternoons or all day Friday  886-2688 886-781? i^.Ji>&;vwSN w^-j.-s:is--s^*^��^j^.*,�����-j^i ~ *%;-*-.��  ^.���c-^�� ���*���;*  ���^,-^�� *-- ~w--j.wu ^*t*mair*~-'��*'*���*>!!*'���*��*  ri*-^J.r��^;~^vv^  -^c^^^rrg.^1 yp' ^ ��� -ZT**?: *-v*-���--,  Coast News, December &. 1983  ��fc.  The hardworking ladies of the Gibsons branch of the St. Marys  Hospital Auxiliary were pleased with the success of their bake and  crafts sale held last Saturday in the Sunnycrest Mali.    jadiiuwiisonphoio  High quality goods made purchase decisions difficult at last  Saturday's bazaar in St. John's United Church at Davis Bay. The  bazaar and Holly Tea marked the first time that the church's  multi-use concept has been put into practice. -Judithw.isoRpho��>  On the Rocks  On Saturday", December 10, our  Gibsons junior teams, under the  coaching of Carol Skytte, Howie  'Larsen and Lorrie Swan, will be  sponsoring a challenge match between four teams from Powell  River. It will be a mini-spiel with  both A Aand B event winners  presented with trophies. Curling  will start at 11 a.m., breaking for a  luncheon for all players and  coaches, and continue on until ap  proximately 5 p.m.  Also on December 10 we will be  holding our Christmas Fun Nite.  Sign up individually and teams will  be drawn from a hat. The entry fee  for this fun nite is a small present  valued between $2-4 per person to  be brought to the rink that night  with a notation on the package as  to whether it is for a man, lady or  either. Curling starts at 7 p.m. It  sounds like fun, so come on out!  *     Audrey's Coffee Service  Modern Coffee Makers supplied  & serviced at no charge  Pay only for supplies  you use  No office too big  or too small  NEVER RUN OUT  885-3716   ??  ft k   ��*V"'i*  Church  Services  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay - 9:30 a.m.   .  GIBSONS  Glassford Rd. -11:15 a.m:  Sunday School - 9:30,a.m.  Rev. Alex G. Reid'  Church Telephone  886-2333  SUNSHINE COAST GOSPEL  CHURCH  ' , Corner of Davis Bay Rd.  & Laurel Rd.  Inter-Denominational  Family Worship  Sunday -11 a.m.  Sunday School  For All Ages  Sunday - 9:45 a.m.  ' 'We Extend A Welcome And  An Invitation To Come And  Worship The Lord With Us"  Pastor Arie de Vos  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Worship Service -10:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship - 6:00 p.m.  Wednesday School - 7:00 p.m.  ,    Pastor Dave Shinness  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  : JCHURCH '  New Church building, on  School Rd. - opp. RCMP  "'������'��� Senior Pastor Ted Boodle  George Marshall     '  Visitation Minister.. .   V  ���^Sunday,School - 9:30 a.m.  V-Mprning:Worship'-11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship - 6:00 p.m.  Home Bible. Study  Phone 886-9482 or  .886-7107  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies'  of Canada  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  Park Road, Gibsons  886-2611  Family Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.  Sunday Worship Services  11 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.  Prayer & Bible Study  Thursday 7:00 p.m.  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Rev. Dale D. Peterson  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENTIST CHURCH  Sabbath School-Sat. 9:30a.m.  ���Hour of WorshipX- Sat-11aim.  7    Browning Rd;:&.Hwy. 101.  vvvj-Everyone Welcome     '���  ,; For information phone  885-9750 br 883-2736  GRACE'REFORMED  COMMUNITY CHURCH  St. Hilda's Anglican  Church Building  11:00 a.m.  885-5635  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY  SERVICES  Sunday Service &  Sunday School.-11:30 a.m.  Wednesday -.7:30 p.m.  In United Church Building  ... Davis Bay  -������������  885-2506 or 886-7882  ���   "LUTHERAN WORSHIP SERVICES  1st & 3rd Sundays of month at 6 p.m.  St. Hilda's Anglican Church,  : Sechelt        .  ,.\.      Information call  '   885-9219 or 883-2557"  ST. BARTHOLOMEW &  ST. AIDAN  , ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  Combined service at  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  10 a.m.  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436  St. Aidan, Roberts Creek  Evensong 6:30 p.m.  1st Sunday Every Month  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Lagoon Rd., Madeira Park  Pastor Tim Shapcotte  883-2374  Sunday School 9:45 aim,  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Prayer & Bible Study  Wed., 7 p.m.   ���'"������.  'Editor,.' ���'���;���;  As a concerned citizen arid taxpayer who js also going td'sign his  name to this open letter to the Sunshine Coast Regional District, ' I  would like some answers. The first  question is how the SCRD arrives  at the outrageous, userous, niihd-  boggling, immoral and downright  thieverous figure of $1,500 for a  simple water connection? For your,  information, and the public at  large, I'd like to list ;fbr you the  charges for the same service, iii  other /areas for a residential connection, three ijuarter inch pipe:  ���  I. Langley District $400  2. Langley City ' \   $��85  3. Matsqui   XX "y.\ 'X        ;.'X'SS^\  4. Whistler Municipality - from Nit to  $25 toumax, $525 ;''7-v,Q<  S.Vancouver . ��� $770  6: White Rock ;    $300  7. West Vancouver $600  '8. Surrey $400  9. Port Moody - $550, however 2-9  Lots $475 per lot, 10-29 Lots $450  per lot, 30 and over $375 per  lot.  10. North Vancouver City $570  11. North Vancouver District        $650  12. Maple Ridge $395  13. New Westminster $440  14. Delta $590  15. Burnaby $550  16. Richmond $900  1.7. Port Coqujtlam - between $400 and  .,.     $500 average  18. Pitt Meadows-was $345; just went  "      up to $425.    ;  19. District of Coquitlam - S150  developer installed -.$800 District  of Coquitlam installed.  20. And Last But Not Least. SCRD  "'.'..    $1,500 and NO KISS!  . '  It would appear to me that there  is definitely something terribly  wrong with the management of the  SCRD. A simple comparision to  this situation could be compared to  an engine that is leaking oil  badly���you do one of two *hinj?s  You find the leak and fix it, or you  continue to add oil to keep the  crankcase full! In my opinion the  SCRD is doing the latter.  Add to this the recent impost  fees of $900 per ;Iot development  stick-up,. the combination of. the  two is nothing short of legalized  theft. If any of you other Silent  Majority out there are as sick and  tired of this legalized THEFT as I  am, and would like to help change  it, please call me.'  R.W. (Bill) Copping  Sechelt  885-2084 evenings  P.S. 1 hope the residents of Caleta  and Creekside,(Mason Road) are .  aware of what their sewer user fee  has just been jacked up to!'  Shadow Baux Galleries  features the Art Work of  BRADLEY HUNT  Friday, Dec. 9       7:30-9:00 p.m.  Saturday, Dec. 10 1:3��-5:30 p.m.  Meet the artist at  Cowrie St.. Sechelt (Next to the Book Store)  Roses for teachers  Editor, '   '   r  Please deliver forty-eight fresh  red roses for me to Gibsons  Elementary School- a dozen to  each of the four teachers who have  one of my children in their class.  Recently I received four report  cards. It was evident that hours of  work culminated in those  assessments. In case I should have  any questions, an interview was offered.  I asked for four.  In respect of my busy schedule,  my appointments were convenient-.  fy set up in sequence on one afternoon. Each teacher was well  prepared with current information  on my child, his strengths and.  weaknesses both academically and  socially.  When I walk into my children's  school, I feel welcome. I do that  regularly to keep abreast with what  is happening. I have been'impressed with .the calibre of caring evident by each teacher for each  child's needs.  My family has lived in four other  school districts, so I have a wide  range of schools from which to  make my judgment. I have to rate  Gibsons at the top.  Enjoy the roses, Susan, Nancy,  Sara and Kathy.   You've earned:  them.  Nancy Robson  Help for tlie blind  Editor,  Christmas approaches quickly  but many destitute people will not  see  Christmas  this year simply  because they are blind! Do you  siknow that thousands of destitute  ���< blind people, can have their sight  restored by a simple 10 minute  cataract   operation   costing   no  more than $20? But only if we  ' care about their suffering.  Christian Blind Mission can  turn $20 into new eyesight. Twenty dollars pays for the cataract  surgery, hospitalization and  cataract glasses. Nowhere can  more   be   done   for   less!  Christian Blind Mission has  worked with and for the blind  since 1908 and in the last .12 months gave the gift of sight to  105,960 destitute blind people in  91 of the poorest countries. Think  of that, 105,960 blind people now  able to see because we cared  enough to help them.  ' On top of all these sight restoring cataracf operations, Christian  Blind Mission saved hundreds of  thousands of destitute people  from going blind. Altogether,  CBM gave medical and surgical  help to 2,111,232 poor people  through CBM eye surgeons^ doc-  Wakefield  facility  tors and. nurses. CBM also  dispensed 146,000 pairs of glasses  to people who desperately needed  glasses to see properly.  If you would like to give this ex^  traordinary Christmas^ Gift, ,f��,f.  ��ight, please send in your tax-  deductible donation and any  unused glasses you have to the.  Christian Blind Mission, P.O.  Box 800A, R.R. 4, Stouffville,  Ontario. LOH 1L0.  Yours on behalf of the Christian Blind Mission International.  Art Brooker,  Canadian Director  '"   'I''  ...the finer things in life all in one store.:i,-'--,\  u  BOOKS  ��� a wonderful selection  ��� '������'.-'. ��� \   ..   '... '���.���-���''������ ��� ���  CANADIAN ART PRINTS  ��������� including local artist P. fflarkgraff 5  CLASSICAL mUSIC     ,  ��� and a selection of Relaxation ttluftic^  Come and do your Christmas JJ?  Sluing ox THE BOOKSTORE, ! * t  relax and help yourself to coffee  In our new 'Backroom Coffee Room*.  ���-.-.-,>  Cowrie St.   Sechelt   885-2527  Notice Board  7*;  Sponsored as a public  service by the Sunshine  Coast News & John R.  Goodwin, C.A.  T  Wednesday  Vancouver  NOTE: Early announcements will be run once, then must be resubmitted no more than one month prior to the event  In the first annual Wakefield  Tennis Club mixed doubles tournament held this past weekend, the A  round winners were Lee Brown  and Janice Holmstrom .who  defeated Dan and Shawn Cardinall  in the final 6^4, 1-6, 7-5.  In the consolation round, Rick  Radyrhski and Roberta Esau  defeated Gary Radymski and Janet  Clayton, 7^6, 7-5.  In the feature event, held Saturday night in the Wakefiled bubble,  Robert Bettaues defeated Josef  Brabenec 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in an exhibition match before 75 spectators.  Bettaues, who was impressed  with the facilities, suggested the  possibility of a professional tournament sometime next summer.  The next major event at the  Wakefield Club is a men's and  women's doubles tournament  scheduled for January.  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Card Fund���Donations are now  being accepted starting Nov. 2B to Dec. 12 at the three Gibsons' banks  in lieu of sending local Christmas cards.   -  Adult Day Care Annual Christmas Craft  December8, 1:30-3 at Kinhut, Dougal Park.  & Bake Sale Thursday,  Sunshine Coast Golf a Country Club Annual "Torin and Jerry Party"  Dec. 11th, 3 to 5 p.m. Members & visitors welcome.  PLEASE INCLUDE A PHONE NUMBER WITH ALL REGULAR EVENTS.  Gibsons Badminton Club meets every Wednesday night at Elphinstone,  Gym, 8> 10. Beginners welcome. Call 886-2467 for info. ��� ��....,'  Wednesday-O.A.P.O. #38 Carpet Bowling. Every Wednesday, 1 p.fft.,'a��  Harmony Hall, Gibsons'." "T'"'*  Roberts Creek Legion, Branch 219, General Meeting, 2nd Wed. of ��Mfy  month,8p.m.       ���.     .. '"*  Sechelt Garden Club meet first Wednesday of each month 7:30 pnrSt:^  Hilda's Hall. Except Jan., July and August. #���..��:���'  Kiwanis Care Centre Auxiliary Gibsons meets every 3rd Wednesday;'  each month 8 pm at the Care Centre. 'i  Timber Trails Riding Club 1st Wednesday of the month 7:30 pm Davis \  Bay Elementary School.  Gibsons Tops Meeting every, Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the Ma/in/e^  , Room under the Gibsons Library. 886-2906 or 886-2819. ~m  Sunshine Lapidary & Craft Club meets 1st Wednesday every monyr��K  ���  7:30 pm. Information 886^2873 or 886-9204.    . ���.���'"  ~^^  Pender Harbour Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital meets 2nd Wednei  of every.month 1:30 pm at St. Andrewls Church Hall, Hwy 101. $tp*"-  members welcome. .    . . .,>;  Port Mellon Hospital Auxiliary second Wednesday of every month 1:30'  pm. 886-7937.  Thursday  .it  Monday  Monday ��� O.A.P.O. #38 Regular Meeting - First Monday pf each month -2  p.m. at Harmony Hall, Gibsons.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, Gibsons, Is now open on Winter Hours,  10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Saturday.  Pender Harbour & District Wildlife Society. Regular monthly meetings  will now be held on the 4th Monday of each month.    .  lit Gibsons Guide Co. meets on Mondays 6:45 pm-8:30 pm at United  Church Hall, Glassford Rd., Lower Gibsons. Girls 9-12 welcome.  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary: Second Monday of each month, 11 at  Roberts Creek Legion....V  The Sunshine Coast Dressing Society meets every 4th Monday to make  non-cancer dressings for the Coast Garibaldi Health Unit. 10 am-2 pm.  Volunteers���men and women needed.  Roberts Creek New Horizons meet at the Community Hall each Monday 1:30-3:30 pm. All welcome.  Tuesday  Gibsons Garden Club will meet every 3rd Thursday of each month at 7'��  p.m. in the Marine Room (below library), South Fletcher Road, except  for Dec, July & Aug. Call 886-7967 for information. ��� ..    ��� '-.*���*,  Thursday ��� O.A.P.O. #38 Public Bingo - every Thursday starting Now Jet^  7:30 p.m. at Harmony Hall, Gibsons. ������ C-J2^*l  Roberts Creek Legion Bingo every Thursday. Early Bird, Bonanzs.frtfon!  Meat Draws. Doors open at 6 pm. Everyone welcome.  The Bargain Bam of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary Ib dperi^1  on Thursday afternoons from 1-3:30 pm. -v w  Al-Anon Meeting every Wednesday at Public Health Unit, Glbsonsftkftp  p.m. For information call 886-9037, 886-8228. T**Vf  The Kinsmen Club of Gibsons 4 District welcomes young men ��H��$i  years. Meetings 1st & 3rd Thursdays 8 pm Kinsmen Hall, Dougal PjiifiJ  Gibsons. Call 885-2412. ' ��� '  Gibsons 4 District Chamber of Commerce general meeting on last  Thursday of every month, 8 pm, Marine Room. *".**;  Western Weight Controllers Branch 154 meet every Thursday 1-3 P"I*Q  United Church Fellowship Room. New members welcome. .For morf **  formation call 886V7378: '���  Friday  4  1 Gibsons  % Public Library  Hours:  ; Tuesday2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 10:30-4 p.m.  Thursday 2-4 p.m.  7-9 p:m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  Duplicate Bridge, Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club. Every Tues-  day,.beginning October 4. 7:25 p.m. For information phone: 886-9785.  Pander Harbour & District Wildlife Society. Regular monthly meeting  3rd Tuesday of each month. Madeira Park Elementary school, 7:30 p.m.  Ttte Women's Aglow Fellowship's regular meeting is held In Harmony  Hall, on Harmony Lane, Gibsons, at 11:30 am every 3rd Tuesday. Lunch  served. Information phone 886-9774 or 886-9567.  Sunshine Coast Arts Councllregular meeting 4th Tuesday of every  month at 7:30 pm at the Arts Centre In Sechelt.  Sechelt Crib Club every Tuesday night at 8 pm, Secheit Legion.  Al-Anon Meetings every Tuesday night at 8 pm, St. Adlans Hall, Hall  Rd., Roberts Creek. Information call 886-9059 or 886-9041.  Sunshine.Coast Navy League of Canada Cadets and Wrenettes, ages  10 to 14, will meet Tuesday nights 7-9 pm, United Church Hall, Gibsons.  New recruits welcome.  Cameo Singles Club, social evening and special events every FnaaiW   ���.  St. Bartholomew's Hall, Gibsons. 886-9058 or 886-9132. >��^%i   \  Friday O.A.P.O. #38 Fun Nite - every Friday at 7:30 p.m.. Pot Luck $up^  per last Friday of every month at 6 p.m. at Harmony Hall, Gibsons^';  Story House/Coffee Party first Friday of each month, Wilson  Hall, 10:30 a.m. Everyone welcome. .��..������  ���   <-:������.������ : .....'���. ',;.'-.���  Wilson Creek Bridge,- starting October, second and fourth Friday.���-���f^  each month, 1 p.m. Wilson Creek Hall.  Sechelt Totel Club Bingo every Friday, Sechelt Indian Band Hall. Doors  open 5:30. Early Birds 7 pm. Bonanza 7:30 pm. Regular Bingo 8 ftm.  100# payout on Bonanza end of each month. Everyone Welcome.  Thrift Shop every Friday. 1-3 pm. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church  basement.  Wilson Creek Community Reading Centre noon to 4 pm. 885-2709.  Ladies Basketball Elphinstone gym 7-9 pm.  Tot Lot, Friday, Gibsons United Church, 9:30-11:30. Age 1-3 yrs.  ��� Saturday ������  Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship. Breakfast meeting every fst  Saturday of the month 8 am. Ladies also welcome. Call 866-9^1,  886-8026. Praise the Lord.  Wilson Creek Community Reading Centre 1-4 pm. 885-2709.  The Bargain Barn of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary lo open -H ��'  on Saturday from 1-3:30 pm.  Bingo every Saturday, 1-4 p.m.. Cards - 3 for 50 cents per game. Sun  shine Alano Club (across from Elphinstone High School), Gibsons:^ .  *.  -J  v>  umkm^jSfmK*  'i:Zr,���~vL->-~"��:'A Coast News, December 5,1983  developing basketball rivalry on the Coast saw Elphinstone  settlor boys defeat Chatelech in the opening round.  ��^o>' '' ��� (.'i-iircc MallhrHsphnto  Strikes and Spares  by Bud Mulcaster  . jj<}ur Golden Age Leagues had  ��� tjje^'I Beat the Chief" tournament  lgsi'week and Mel Buckmaster was  knfid enough to be the "Chief to  Pejklt". Mel rolled his average right  $��so the G.A. Bowlers had to roll  ��� $he! pin over their average to beat  WN and most, but not all,.did.  ��J5petimes it's tough to make your  .average, especially when you really  $$jf\t to. Anyway it's all in fun and  &s��a\\ thank Mel for taking part.  jj��|n the Classic League, Frank  ^ jshaw rolled games of 313 and  | for a four-game total of 1024,  r iy Henderson a 324 single and a  1%total, and Ralph Roth took  st of-the pot with a-361 single  t a 1094 total.  S? the Tuesday Coffee League,  *LSrsgh;t61Vea*& 28&-720 triple, ���'  Nora Solinsky a 258-770 triple and  in the Gibsons 'A' League, Lome  'Christie rolled a 301 single and a  ���662 triple and Barb Christie finally  igot untracked (we all breathed a  isighvof relief) with a 271-750 triple.  v|vVNilavis. Stanley   rolled   seven  jstrikes in a row for a 359 single and  .a 716 triple in the Phuntastique  (League and that was it  for 300  (games.  ?Qther high scores: <  Classic League:  i Bonnie McConnell 255-905  Marv Iverson 269-943  iFreeman Reynolds 277-991  -Tuesday Coffee League:  ���Lila Head 228-614  Michele Whiting 230-641  ^Swingers League:  \ Margaret Fearn 252-640  : Len Hornett 268-673  Gibsons 'A' League:  Vi Slack  Pam Swanson  Bob Stevens  Freeman Reynolds  Wednesday Coffee League:  Marion. Reeves  Willie Buckmaster  Slough-Offs League:  Dolores O'Donaghey  Pat Gibson  Nora Solinsky  Phuntastique league:  Marlene Laird '  Willie Buckmaster  Pat Prest  Thursday, 9:00 League:  Kitty Casey  Brian Webber  Bill Price  Sechelt G.A. League:  MerleHately"  ^" Florence Turner' ':���"eiM'"  Mary Lambert  Marie Fox  Bob Breadner  Buckskins League:  Darlene Nooski  Marilyn August  Bob Williams  Youth Bowling Council:  Peewees:  Tova Skytte  Kevin Hodgins  Keith Howse  Scott Hodgins  Bantams:  Nadine Olsen  .      .  Natasha Foley  Karen Foley.  Shiloh Gregorchuk  Juniors:  Craig Kincaid  Vince Bothwell  George Williams  253^624  295-694  282-697-  268-709  222-602  211-615  238-620  247-633  274-687  229-620  262-637  259-657  286-660  282-625  247-639  ;��� X  ', -,  ,t.  "218-561^  '���3;---245-595'  251-604  271-712  240-520  233-574  203-596  196-573  168-267  121-225  124-248  153-266  163-423  192-433  175-453  160402  223-498  188-508  203-528  Minor soccer  Minor soccer league action this weekend produced the following  results and team standings:  Youth Soccer Scores:  8 to 9 Year Olds  Sunshine Coast Lions Oys Elphinstone  ��� '  Recreation 3; Shop-Easy 1 vs Roberts  Creek Legion 3.    -    .  Team Standings:  Anderson Really  Llphinslone Recreation  Roberts Creek Legion  Shop-Easy  Sunshine Coast Lions  10 to U Year Olds  GBS 5 vs Elphinstone Recreation  Team Standings:  GBS  Pharmasave  Elphinstone Recreation  Wins  '5  5  3  I  0  3  2  0  Losses  0  2  3  6  3  Ties  2  0  2  1  1  Points  12  10  8  3  1  8  5  PENINSULA  MARKET  Groceries  Sundries  Fishing Tackle  Timex Watches  Davis Bay, B.C.     Open  885-9721       9 a.m.-  9 p.m.  7 Days a Week  by George Matthews  In the early going'of the high  school senior boys basketball  season, the rivalry between  Elphinstone and Chatelech has  Elphinstone with a decided edge.  The season's first game, held last  Tuesday, saw a big, fast Elphi team  dominate play "in their own gym, to  register a 80-59 victory.   r  Elphinstone, which has traditionally played a fast, physical and  fundamental style, used superior;  team speed, domination of the>\  backboards and accurate shooting  to control the smaller,; slicker  Chatelech team.  Joel McKown was particularly  effective for Elphinstone. -He  demonstrated excellent ball handl-  Eagles second  ing and outside shooting for the  winners.  Chatelech showed some stylish  early season form, but were unable  to stop the straight ahead game  plan of Elphinstone.  The'key to the Elphi win was the  strong rebounding of ,Dick  Lansdell and Randy Maclean, who  scored 24 and 17 points respectively. Joel Mackown added 15 points  and Steve- Partridge 14.' Panps  Grames scored/12 points for the  Chatelech Eagles. -  Elphinstone is off to Kamloops  for a tournament this weekend,  while the Eagles visit Pemberton.  The Coast rivalry continues  Wednesday, December 14 at 2  p.m. when the Cougars med the  Eagles at the Chatelech gym.  in hoop tourney  Following the disappointing loss to  Elphinstone last Tuesday, the  Chatelech senior boys basketball  team managed a more encouraging  second place finish at the Pember-:  ton Tournament this weekend.  Sparked by strong play  from  George Webb, Panos Grames and.7  Trever Blair, the Eagles thumped  the hosts on Friday night, 57-42. ���  On Saturday, Chatelech got off to  a slow start, but managed a last se  cond come from behind win over  Lillooet by a score of 58-56.  . In the final, the Eagles faced a  very tall Howe Sound team and  with a determined effort nearly  came up with a win. The final score  was Howe Sound 69 to 62.  This week Chatelech travels to  Powell River to meet a strong Max  Cameron team. This weekend the  Eagles will be iri Squamish for the  Howe Sound Tournament.  Hockey scores  There was a full week of hockey  activity in the Sunshine - Coast  Minor Hockey Association last  week.  In the Atom Division, two local  teams battled teams from Powell  River. Elphie Rec scored a 5-3 victory over their Powell River opponents and Super Valu battled to  a 5-5 tie with a second team from  up the Coast. In the first game, B;  Dusenbury and K. Fitchner led the  way for Elphie Rec with a goal and  an assist each. F. Dixon paced the  Super Valu effort with two goals.  Dixon continued his heroics in a  second game for Super-Valu last":  week, scoring four goals in a 5-4  decision over Lions Cubs.  Iri the Pee Wee 'Division,  Shamans beat Standard Oilers  11-10; Legion No.109 lost a 6-9  decision to Trail Bay Sports. ,v.-. Xy  C. Munson, G. Tetzloff and T.  Clark scored two goals each, for*  Standard Oilers; J.Scnmidt andT;  Bunbury scored hat tricks for the  Shamans with J. Ahrens and K.  Hansen notching two apiece.  J. Hunter arid C. August scored  hat tricks for Trail Bay Sports and  S. Julius added a couple. R. Paul  and B. Jaeck scored two each in a  3 .p.  ���:i6  losing cause for Legion No.109.  In the Bantams Division, G.T.'s  defeated Imperial Esso Dealers  twice by scores of 9-2 and 9-5. G.  Benja field was top scorer in the  two-game set with a total of six  goals and two assists.  In the Midget Division, Salish  Hawks took two from Credit  Union by scores of 2-1 and 5-3.  Point standings in the Atom  Division sees Super^ Valu on top  with 7 points, followed by Elphie  Rec with 4, and Lions Cubs with 2.  Trail Bay Sports and Standard.  Oilers are tied for the lead in the  Pee Wee'Division with 4 points  followed-by Shamans and Legion  No.109 with 3 points each.    ;  In the Bantam Division, Imperial Esso Dealers and G.T.'s are  tied with' 4 points each.  In-the Midget, Division, Salish  Hawks have a commanding 10  points to..2.^points', lead over the  Credit Union.  COAST   NE WS  CLASSIFIEDS  Books & Stuff  until noon S^turdny  A Frtpndty Peoplo Plnca  Is your car begging  for a second chance?  Fully equipped  for all body and  paint repairs  Brian's Auto Body  & Painting Ltd.  Box 605,  Sechelt  Beautiful bodies are our business     885*9844  -If you have .-?'; .' ..  ��� Arthritis y Back Ailments - Rheumatism       :  Female Pelvic Disorders - Circulation Disorders  Book diaf Winter Cure Package now!   .;  Buy 9 mudbaths and 9 massages and pay   ;  for only 6 mudbaths and 6 massages.  Reg $387.6��        - y^i^^        GIFT  Special $258.00V^?^^CERTIHCATE S?  SsPy^^ from $2000 - s26000  We also have .small ��� Christmas Gifts for Ladies &. Gents  For more Information, call 885-7171  ��XL  y^ester^OOrhadHesort^nc.  P.O. Box 1670 Sechelt, B.C. VON 3AO  AIREE'S  jcujifx;  CEftTRS  986-1341  C\W  DEAR SANTA,  Rudolph squealed. He told us you need help. He said  you've got hundreds and hundreds of letters from women  who like to sew. Well Santa, our store has everything you  could possibly need.  We have on display Vancouver's best selection of  sewing machines...   '        .  HUSQVARNA* bernina* janome  WHITE ��� ELNA* PFAFF��� and, RJCCAR  And Santa.we know things are tight all over. So right  now, just for you; we have a terrific sale going. You can  choose from over 10 new models, starting at $299.00, and  save from $90 up to $250 off regular retail prices.  Santa.we know you're busy so we're open on Sundays.  Listen, we'll even gift wrap your order anci have it ready for  the sled on Christmas Eve.  , And by the way, We got a letter from Mrs Clause. You'll  never guess what she wants for Christmas.  See ya soon,  NANCY and YVONNE  NATIONAL PLAYMASTER  12 ft. Shuffleboard  (VALUE $949.00) *j  , A*  Now  $849.00  ��� Complete with Playmaster Rocks and Wax  ��� Butcher Block Laminated Playing Surface  ��� Durable. Spanish Oak Laminatedjurniture  Finish   ���;        '.  ..,   ��� X   .XXy-.   ���>���  ��� 4 Games in One ��� Cushion & Straight  Shuffleboard, Curling & Bowling '.y ���'  ��� Billiard QualityCushions;. Jg  6914-14th Ave.,  Burnaby, B.C. V3N 2Y8  520-6381  A service of ICBC  did-aclaim  For your convenience xx;yxr.;-  Autoplan's Dial-A-Claim service  is available throughout British Columbia.  If you have an Autoplan claim, report the details  by phone first, and for easy reference, please have the  Owne  Licence handy when you call.  ���: ';  If required, an appointment for a damage appraisal  will be arranged at a convenient time.  GIBSONS tANDING  claims should be reported to the North Vancouver Claim Centre  .      An ICBC travelling estimator will examine your vehicle.  INSURANCE  OF BRITISH OOUiMBW mm  by, Maryanne West  Madeira Park Elementary  School is one of 25 schools in the  province to win a 1983 award for  traffic safety. The Insurance Company of B.C., besides looking after  accident claims, etc., has a Counter  Attack Programme aimed at raising the public consciousness on  matters of highway safety which  works with schools and organizations.  At Madeira Park School the  principal, Ken Wohlberg, staff and  students, wholeheartedly espoused  the cause of promoting the use of  seat belts. They had a poster contest and displayed the winning  posters in the school and community; a safety week led up to a  safety day in which aspects of  highway safety became a focal part  of language arts, math, music,  games, etc.  Ted Robert's grade 6/7 class  made a survey of residents arriving  at the mall and "ticketed" with a  reminder,   those  who  were  not  buckled up. The students representing the cartoon characters in Captain Klickr entered a float in the  May Day parade and the annual  Open Day was yet another occasion on which to get the message  across. Surely by now, no one in  Madeira Park would think of starting a car without first buckling  up!  Everyone had fun and Mrs.  Gwen Struthers, chairman of the  Buckle-up Committee, kept a  photographic record of all the  school's projects and enclosed  these pictures with the documentation in entering the award.  Last week principal Wetmore  was delighted to receive a cheque  for $500 from the Lottery Fund  and a plaque commemorating the  efforts of the 25 schools. The  money will go towards the planned  adventure playground as the student's contribution and it is hoped  that other community organizations will be inspired to match the  donation. Congratulations to  Madeira Park Elementary School.  news  GIBSONS RCMP  On the 25th: A routine check by  police resulted in charges of impaired driving being laid against  Gibsons man Kenneth Richard  Harrison; Harrison was apprehended on Shaw Road.  On the 26th: As a result of police  investigation into a motor vehicle  accident, 30 year old Gary Joseph  Burns of Gibsons has been charged  with impaired driving. Burns backed his car into another vehicle  parked in the vicinity of the Cedars  Inn. '  A North Road residence was  broken into and some food was  stolen. Police were not able to  determine how the house was  entered.  On the 27th: A residence located  on Maplewood Lane was broken  into. A black and white TV set and  some liquor were stolen.  On the 28th: A tool box contining  $300; worth of tools was stolen  from; a vehicle parked at the  Langdale ferry terminal. The vehicle was locked.  On the 29th: A residence located  on Davis Road was broken into  and $100 worth of parts for a BMX  bicycle were stolen.  A lawnmower, valued at $150,  was stolen from a shed located on  Flume Road in Roberts Creek.  On the 30th: Police attended the  scene of a break and entry in progress, following a .report they  received from the. Ken's..Lucky  Dollar store in Lower Gibsons.  Apprehended at the scene was  Gary Joseph Burns, who has been  charged with break, entry and  theft.  The front door window of the  Gibsons Fish Market was kicked  in. It is not known if entry into the  shop was gained.  On the 1st: A spare tire was stolen  from the back .of a truck parked in  the Sunnycrest Mall parking lot.  The theft occured during thfc afternoon. '���������-������.  SECHELT RCMP  On the 25th: Two youths were foiled in their attempt to steal a boat  by the owner of the boat himself  who was camping nearby. The  .boat was moored at the Madeira  Park government wharf when the  attempt occured. Fred Field of  Langley heard the youths trying to  start his boat. The youths could  not be identified.  On the 26th: A residence located  on East Porpoise Bay Road was  broken into and a colour TV was  stolen.  On the 27th: Investigation is continuing into the arson attempt made  on a vehicle located on Francis  Peninsula Road in Pender Harbour. It appears that a passerby  saw flames coming fromthe tank of  a '56 Pontiac; rags had been stuffed into the tank of the car and the  passerby proceeded to kick these  away from the tank. The fire  department was called to attend to  the fire.  On the 28th: A two-light emergency unit was stolen from the Earls  Coveferry 'terminal trailer. Value'  of the unit, is not known.  On the 29th: A child's ring has  been found and can be claimed at  the detachment. Please quote file  No.83/4008.  Crossv  /O  i  pel answers t�� la!  5TWE  1  EK'S PUZZLE  ���A  L  A  i  lo  P  ���T  E  D  A  H  A  B  T  o  T  s  lB  R  O  T  e  B  A  L  E  O  o  ��.  3  o  U  rxl  C  B  u  L-  O  ��  M  E  M  A  c  1  ���Nl  tr  |-"R  o  o  F  B  H  C  A  s  E  A  M  1  Ri  C  A  C  H  e  T  \K  E  B  L  6  o  A  T  O  C  B  A  Np  M  O  R  A  V  M  M  B  ���  P  U  R  R  o  U  o  I  T  D  e  A  /sl  B  T  B  b  u  L-  K  S  p  1  M  "T  O  P  B.  S  P  o  1  L.  S  P  o  S  S  B  R  S  A  c  R  I  o  T  P  A  M  A  5  Kj  H  L  A  C  ��  I  M  A  L-  O  P  A  L  I  S  T  B  R  4  hi.  o  t\I  O  O  B  f?  M  &  1  P>  e  A  C  P  A  S  o  R  T  s\  T  fS  A  R  s  T  e  /sl  T  Passport Windows  only $90���� installed!  LLtLU  Hwy. 101 ft Pratt Rd. Gibsoss 886-7359  Coast News, Decembers, 1983  15.  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first person whose  name is drawn correctly identifying the location of the above.  Send entries to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons, in time to  reach the newspaper office by Saturday of this week. This week's  winner is Judith Scott, R.R. 4, Chaster Road, Gibsons, who correctly located the scene from the Davis Bay beach.  Shaw Rd., Gibsons  Sunday, Dec. 11  12:30 p.m.  Up to 50 Vehicles  LOTS OF UNRESERVED  Consign yours, phone now.  886-2896  it Free Coffee and Doughnuts  Just a few...  1980 Mustang Cobra  1977 Bobcat  1977 Cordoba  1969 Buick Convert.  1975 Honda Civic  1975 Bobcat S.W.  1973 Capri  1974 Dodge 4x4  1976 Ford LTD  1976 Granada  1972 Gran Prix  * Unreserved  1978 GMC P.U.  1973 Ford P.U. &  8 Ft. Camper  1975 Astra  1974 Gremlin  1966 Ambassador  1966 Chev Bel Air  1974 Montego  Light follows darkness and grief-grown clouds do  vanish . . . but in a storm of sorrow who remembers?  We do, your friends... let us lead you through this darkness.  You can depend on us for support and consolation  ... we understand your needs.  You know us . . ..our assistance is just a phone call away.  ...and many more.  * TERMS!  $100 cash deposit with bid. Balance in cash or  certified cheque by Monday, Dec. 12th, 4 p.m.  Presented by  1665 Seaview  Gibsons'  D.A. DEVLIN  Director*   '!���"���.  CENTER LINE  AUTO BROKERS LTD.  BOX 812, GIBSONS, B.C. VON 1V0  WAYNE SKINNER 886 ��� 2896  886-9551  XXidy  k~- y r^xAxw'9^%  lC clll  up  ��� ������  iU&  j^mey spent on the Sunshine Coast circulates  on the Sunshine Coast: Market analysis indicates  that each dollar spent locally actually does the  .-: I  B?  ���ii hi',  . ''<X-^  ��� ��� &$  ���     l��8f  J/X��  xy.nm  ��� '"lM  rfft/jf!  "**$  ���'<'��ijtX  ���iff.  ��  A".  :#5  I  XXXC:QX^7^Xy.yA<-  yrxiXxiy  xyyrx'X.'-  work of five or more as it circulateWlih^u^^:xx>.  the community...but only if it's^s^fii^j^yx  .������; *?*>.>���  ���  x,<rxxx'yyrryxxr ; XA**?  The businesses who advertise i&i^&l;0i&yZ��  Coast News work hard toWo^defi^r y? -;t  with goods, and services^yearx^und..Jxy \  '    fry thsm for your Chris^aiW��ui^menWx- $i  ���  ��� ���''���    -  ���     -;'trx}^r^f^4irxf:xryX'x'M'  x     . ^xyizxr&vxcyy.  ��� - ''^0xy^yyxrxy\  <y -f^'X- t.��JV:<.-?y<'>- }/fi .  y"';s, ���,?''' t&bi  husim^0smmerl  xi'ihxrxx-. -"*< yyyyr^��x��$fM  )��� Coast News, December 5,1983' i  Homes i. Property  Sfrths  Obituaries " ~\     **:  In Memoriam ,  YfUEOfc ��<8i  ferwmal   ..  tmt  Found y x  Peti *. Uvettecfe   .;  Travel  Wanted     ,  free j  Garage Sales    '  BtgUatSL Tr��ife ,��� --  J*����� ��&����, /    .   .  Zby Marpne        * r  21. Mobile ffomta*, '  22. Motorcycle*  H. \ WAtltlKtf to Xerrt  23a. Bed JL Ireahfjut  24.   ��&*��*&-'     ^  Help W*ated  Wo��fcW&nt��rf  ���Mkt Oft* ,   ,  >  Obituaries  as,  'JW.  28.  29*  n OHMfe 4Mfe HHH  IRST  .-.  On the  nshine Coast  First in Convenience &  First in Service  ��� Drop off  your Classifieds  at any one of our  Friendly People  Places  on the Sunshine Coast  3 bdrm. home Beach Ave.,  Roberts Creek. Lg.  bathroom, family room &  utility. Heatilator FP,  shake roof with skylight.  Built-in dishwasher,  range, fridge, washer &  dryer incl. $79,900.  886-7009. TFN  Handyman Special. Beautifully .located, 1 bdrm.  house with view in Granthams, 0.2 acre with carport.' $32,000. Phone  886-3971 #49  Small 2 bdrm. cott., level  lot, 180x75. Fruit trees, access for wood heat. Clse.  to Cedar Grove School,  Gibsons, $34,000.  885-2013. #50  ���������)������  I  ���IN PENDER HARBOUR  Taylor's Garden  Bay Store  883-2253  ' Madeira Park  Pharmacy  883-9414  "������������'��� IN HALFMOON BAY   ���  : B & J Store  885-9435  IN SECHELT ���  Books & Stuff  885-2625  Davis Bay  Peninsula  Market  885-9721  ������ ROBERTS CREEK ���  Seaview Market  885-3400  ������ IN GIBSONS' <  Adventure  Electronics  Radio/hack  886-7215  Chamberlin, Douglas  Elbert, - passed away  November 17, 1983, in St.  Joseph's Hospital, Comox,  B.C. at age 71. Survived by  his loving wife Audrey of  Courtenay; 1 sister, Mrs.  Irene Hunter of Kamloops;  4 sons, Keith of Royston,  Earle & Kenneth of Vancouver, Roger of Clover-  dale; 1 daughter, Ardythe  Crawford of Courtenay; 11  granchildren & 5 great  grandchildren. Mr.  Chamberlin was a member,  of the B.C. Provincial  Police during the war years  and a fisherman and logger until retirement due to  ill health. Mr. Chamberlin  was a great grandson of  George Gibson, founder of  Gibsons, B.C., and has  many relatives in that part  of the Sunshine Coast. A  memorial service was held  on Nov. 21/83 at Piercy's  Funeral Home in  Courtenay, B.C. Cremation. In lieu of flowers  donations to the Heart  Fund would be appreciated. #49  Announcements  Silver Sea Crafts  From now 'til Christmas  open Tues.-Sat.,  10:30-5:00. #50  Exp. mechanic avail to  care for your car. Satisfaction guar. Jim Slade,  886-8506. #49;  Sunshine Achievement  Centre Bottle Drive, Dec.  10th, 10-3, Gibsons. Watch  for us. #49  Used doll house, good  shape. Also: dog house.  886-7028. #49  Wanted: Guitar case, filing cabinet, saw horses,  sheet music. 885-9969. #49  Clean carpet, minimum  9/9, also china cabinet.  885-3916. #51  d  &mtx  mmtmm  < lower Village*  Coast News  886-2622  r^SteteSte&sgSSS  *<"K,*-~*-*!X��E  W^W^It^^^lltlUlV.  ������A";w���j��  mHtestommBi*  Kiewitz, Tracey, Martin, are  proud to announce the arrival of their first child,  Faye Elizabeth, born Nov.  24, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz.  Happy grandparents are  Ida Kiewitz of Gibsons,  Alex Cotter of Vancouver &  great grandnana Edith  Taylor of Gibsons.        #49  Ron Neilson & Gayle  Preston are pleased to announce the birth of their  son Martin Elliot on Nov.  19, a brother for Gregory.  #49  Rod & Sheahan Cam-  posano are pleased to'announce the arrival of Audry  Meghan, 7 lbs. 8 oz. on  Nov. 21, at Grace Hospital.  Grandparents are Robert  Bennie of Hopkins, Juanita  Camposano of North Vancouver and Pat Camposano of Roberts Creek.  Great grandparents Juan &  Emma Poch & great great  grandmother Julia  Friesrrian, in Chile.        #49  In loving memory'of R.W.  (Dick) Janowsky, who  passed away December 5,  1981. A heart of gold stopped beating, Hard working  hands at rest, God broke  our hearts to prove to us,  He only takes the best. The  years may wipe out many  things, But this they wipe  out never, The memory of  those happy days, When  we were all together. Sadly  missed by his loving wife  Elna and'the family.      #49  Side curtain for boat, lost  between Fire Hall &  Cooper's Green, Redrooffs  Rd., in August. 885-5370.  #51  Missing Gibsons area.  Lge., white, male dog  answers to Snow. Please  come home. All your  friends miss you. Any information call 886-8296.  Computer -  ���' reasonably priced ���  886-2558 aft. 6:00  5 kittens to  Housebroken.  886-8312.  give  away.  886-8691 or  #49  Greyish-tan   female   cat  with   flea  collar.  Vicinity  Sargeant Road. 886-9197.  G  Thank To��  &. livestock  a  Dec. 10th, 10-2. Used snow  tires, car radio, burl clocks  & tables, men's bike. Wharf  Rd., Langdale. #49  Drop your classified ads off for  the Coast News at Madeira Park  Pharmacy. Your Friendly People Place in Madeira Park.  en  Obituaries  Carson, passed away Nov.  25, 1983, Irene Mary Carson, late of Sechelt. Survived by . one daughter  Patricia Thomas and her  husband Philip, Cardiff,  Wales.- Two grandchildren  and nephews. Funeral service was held Saturday,  Nov. 3 in St. Hilda's  Anglican Church, Sechelt.  Rev. John Paetkau officiated. Cremation. Devlin  Funeral Home, directors.  #49  " .ftoQutaifofi*  Xgp+*m.   Ml sttfcdSfeSB��ttWHnk' -���** a***MmmmmMmmMmimmL.m*m*.  r  The Sunshine Coast News  ; reserves the right to classify  advertisements   under   appropriate   headings   and  determine   page   location.  * The Sunshine 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 re-  \ jected the sum paid for the  * advertisement will be  refunded.  Minimum ���4N per 3 line Insertion.  Each additional line *1W. Use our economical last  week free rste. Pre-pay your ad for 2 weeks & get  the third week FREE.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found.  No billing or telephone orders are accepted except  from customers who have accounts with us.  Cash, cheques or money orders  must accompany all classified advertising.  NOON SATURDAY  TPIease mail to:  <C0AST NEWS Classified. Box 460, Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  J*}Or bring in person to one of our  r|; Friendly People Places listed above.*  {&; "Minimum '4M per 3 line Insertion  A hearty thank you to all  contributors and helpers at  our Fall Junque and  Firewood Sale. Special  mention to Martinez  Restaurant for donation of  stove and to Gibsons Fish  Market for a salmon which  was won in a raffle by Vera  Ruggles. Gibsons Wildlife  Club. #49  I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of  myself and my family to  thank all our many friends  for the help and comfort  they provided in our time  of need. Fred Hunsche.  #49  For Sale: Three quality  riding horses. 885-9969.  CKC registered Golden  Retriever pups. 8 weeks  old. Deposit will hold for  Xmas. 1st shots and  papers. $300. 886-8000.  #49  Professional Dog Grooming for All Breeds. New  Business - The Dog House,  1134 Inlet St., next to Cap  College. Opening Mon.,  Nov. 14, 8 a.m. App't'. appreciated. 885-7660. ;    #49  Ideal gift for dog lovers,  engraved I.D. tags at Silver  Sea Crafts. 885-2033.   #50  ;,, w^^w   ,^S^^r^W|^W  c  Personal  Joy Waikey,  will make  your dog  look great  for  Christmas  Froissslnii  008 eraORlMfl for  ALL dogs, large & small  886-3812  Lower Gibsons  9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Bdrm. ste., triple dresser  $250; 5 drawer chest $225;  night tables $70 ea., as 4  pc. set $525; dr. buffet  $250; cabinet stereo $400;  "Queen Anne" brass bed  queen size $650. 886-7287.  #50  Portable dishwasher, good  working cond. $250 obo.  886-9482 after 6. #50  If someone in your family  has a drinking problem you  can see what it's doing to  them. Cal you see what it  doing to you? Al Anon can  help. Phone 886-9036 or  886-8228. TFN  BAHA'I FAITH  For info, phone 886-2078 or  886-2895. TFN  Beautiful kittens. Free to  good homes. 2 resemble  Burmese. 886-2108.      #49  Two year old, neutered  male cat. Allergies.. Must  give away. 885-9874 eves.  mmmmmmmmmmmmm  ���." ���.-*.. - H^'V^-.*^ s<3  I  Reprint Your Favorite Photo  No Negative Needed  MEMORIES  Black and White enlargements  The Perfect Gift  For   "Christmas"  3X4 $ 4.00  matted $ 6.00  5X7 $ S.00  matted $ 7.00  8 X 10 $ 8.00  matted $10.00  Ckftetasaa Portraits  Colour. 8 110 ��25.00  Black ft While. 8 110       81&.00  Alcoholics  883-2258,  886-7272  Anonymous  885-2896,  TFN  Announcements  ������>  u  *i  ���a  4  I  I  I  I  L*i_  :CLASSIFICATION: e.g. For Sale. For Rent, etc.  J  Friends of Arne & Gladys  Lien are invited to an open  house to celebrate their  Golden Wedding Anniversary on Sun., Dec. 18 from  2 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the home  of Kirsten Dubois, Seaview Lane, West Sechelt,  885-3843. #50  Your Gibsons & District  Chamber of Commerce invite you to the annual '  general meeting Dec. 7, at  8 p.m., in the Marine Room.  Everybody welcome.     #49  The lights will be on at the  Weals Dec. 10 to Jan. 1.  Everyone welcome to  come in & tour. #49  Season's Greetings & Best  Wishes in the New Year  from Stella Mutch, your  Electrolux Rep. for sales  and service. Ph. 886-7370.  #51  Reprints in one day.  Christmas portraits in 3  days. Passport pictures.  June Boe photographer.  886-7955. #51  Clowns,   jugglers,   musi  cians  available  for your  Christmas Party. 885-3621.  Fender Rhodes  Electric   Piano.   $800.  886-9662. #51  |itiitxnii.mMia  m PIANO & ORGAN ��  V LESSONS  .        Beginning Age 3 & Older  ',    JESSIE   MORRISON I  i     1614 Marine Drive       J  M       886-9030        M  PIANO LESSONS  Sue Winters  886-2937  Require piano in good condition and very reasonable  price. 886-7456, Lynn.  ���   n'~ ���  Wanted: Cars & trucks for  wrecking.  Ph.  K&C Auto  Wrecking   Ltd.   886-2617.  TFN  AalMMHBaaaBBBndMI  r  LOGS WANTED  Top prices paid for  Fir-Hemlock  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar C&S  L & K Lumber Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Oldtime coal/wood heater,  bricklined, excellent  cond., $325. Craftsman  12" bandsaw, complete all  attach., as new, will trade  for good 10" tablesaw.  Phone 885-9347. #49  '81 Mirage skidoo, 387cc,  twin carbs, cover, 400  miles, like new, $1,500  obo. One Swedish acorn  fireplace, extra Ig. 4L15  tires, like new, 886-7013.  #49  WORLD OF RATTAN  Top quality, lowest prices  (112) 324-2759 Vancouver.  TFN  Commercial type 23 CFM  compressor. Compl. with  hoses, spray gun, 5 gal.  pot. $1,500. 886-2512.   #49  Short Log Truck  Self-loading, short log  truck for hire. 886-2617.  TFN  John Deere 2010  Blade and winch, $13,500.  885-3948,885-9449.       #49  Sell or trade for  motorhome: a 28' cruiser  with command bridge & extras. Marine hull. $20,000..  886-8656. #50  BULK \  natural clover  HONEY  $1.11 per lb.  (pail included)  886-8641  Xmas Gift Wrapping Service avail, at Work Wear  World. Ask for Valerie or  call 885-5622. #51  For sale, 30" propane  cook stove with tank.  $250. Phone 883-1194. #49  HAY $3.50 885-9357.  TFN  Old antique 18th century  Bavarian farmer's cupboard. Beautiful shape.  $1,600 obo. 886-3971.    #49  BERTRAM WANTED  28-35'.     687-9931      or  263-1417, Vancouver.    #50  ' *-%y xs\^ ' - '-  Satellite Systems and  Rentals, Sansui stereos,  Televisions, Sales and  Service available at  Green Onion Stereo  North Rd. & Kiwanis Way,  Gibsons. 886-7412.      TFN  Horse Manure  You pick up - $20  885-9969 #49  Two snow tires, 78-13, like  new. $75.886-9197.        #50  fftff&le'  Landing /^  Beauty &  Bat   ��r  Shop  Open Mon.-Sat.  9-5  886-3916  School Rd.,  Lower Gibsons  Multicycle Inglis auto  washer $295. Guaranteed  & delivered. 883-2648. TFN  SATELLITE  SYSTEMS  Complete  System  $1,974  Installed  Bank  Financing  Available  Rental  Dishes  available  North Rd. 8.  Kiwanis Way  Gibsons  (behind Save Way Market)  886-7414  20" BMX boy's bike, $60;  Black frame, yellow plastic  wheels & pads. 886-2738.  #49  64K Apple II & with games,  14 disks, joystick,  language card, RF  modulator, small B/W TV,  lower case chip, disk drive,  manuals. $2,100. 883-9289.  #51  '69 Chev Biscayne 327 for  parts. Must take whole.  Car, '70 Toyota Crown.  Needs some minor work,  $350 obo. 885-9039.       #51  FIREWOOD  Alder - u pick up, in Gibsons. 886-8656. #50  * WANTED  Computer - will  consider all brands.  Must be reasonably priced  886-2558 aft. 6:00  Firewood - Alder  Seasoned, split, delivered.  $65 per cord. 885-5267.  Magnovox VCR $400; Kitchen table $25; Auto,  juicer, A-1 cond. $50; Kids'  swing bike $45; Meat  grinder $5; BMX Redline  600, a Cromaly frame, good  cond. $400 obo; Sz. 9 Scott  moto cross boots $100  obo. 886-2149. #49  2 sgl. glzd. patio slide drs.,  8'x6'8". 1 sgl. glzd. patio  slide dr., 6'x6'8". 26" Eiectrohome TV. 886-2538.   #49  Canon AE1 camera & CSE  Vivitar lens 80-200mm  auto; 50mm LS Splite Fsh.;  Intelevision GM 10 carts.,  skis, men's & women's;  Fisher cut 70-175 Marker  M-4-15 bds.; Amann 160  Tyrolia; McClary dryer; offers. Ph. 886-3922. #51  Near new Indian sweater;  size 16. $60 obo. Lily Ried,  886-8410. #49  Children's Rugby Pants  by Sherri-Lynn, still $10.  885-3775. #51  Pool table & balls $100;  3-way baby carriage, $80;  Child's walker $3; Snuggli,  near new, $15. 886-7289.  Rebuilt 302 engine $200  firm. Old growth fir, ready  to burn.' % ton load $55.  886-7589. #49  Siamese kittens, $60; Double bdrm. ste., 3 piece, $85;  886-8656. , #49  20" RCA colour TV, solid,  excl. cond. 885-5963.     #49  Portable sauna, $200;  Chainsaw, $60; Dishwasher, $150; Odyssey 2, $60; 14  tapes, $10 ea. Phone  886-9770. #49  Cabinet, good hardwood.  48" long, 17" deep, 36"  high. Suit, for china, coffee  tbl. Formica top. 886-7046.  #49  Dng. rm. table, 4 chairs,  $250; buffet, $75; older  sewing machine & cabinet,  $40; 36" door & frame, $35.  886-9638. #49  Assort, children's puzzles  (all pieces); few good toys;  view master; Snoopy  Scooter Shooter, etc.  Children's books. Single,  homemade, plain,  Captain's bed, 3 full-size  drawers. Phone 886-9810  after 6:30 p.m. or  weekends. -    #49  Say   "PLUM   PUDDING"  and get 25% off all regular  stock at THE TUSSIE  MUSSIE, during December.  Tues.-Sat., 11-5 p.m., Lower  Gibsons. #49  1980 Yamaha 400 special,  2000 km on rebuilt, good  cond., $1,000. Also 10"  Glascraft speedboat, $300.  883-9334. #49  Coleco Vision incl. Turbo  Zaxxon, Cosmic Avenger &  Donkey Kong. 886-9070.#49  Peace River Honey: Order  your honey for Christmas  presents now. Mail orders  taken from Gibsons to  Powell River. A. McKinnon,  R.R. 2, Veterans Rd., Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0 or Ph.  886-2604. #51  Weight bench with 200 Ib.  Hitachi stereo, sep. amp.  tuner, Dolby cass. 40 watt,  pair 60 watt' speakers.  Good sound. ������ $600.  886-2667. #51  Deluxe auto., port,  dishwasher. $250 obo.  886-9487.   : #49  Santa's Shop. Good variety  of toys. Reas. prices./Call  886-7332. #50  Arts Centre  Trail & Medusa, Sechelt  * Christmas  Craft Fair *  Fri., Dec. 9,  7 p.m.-10 p.m.  Sat., Dec. 10  10 a.m.-6 p.m.  Music & Refreshments  Jewellery ��� Pottery  Handpainted Silk Scarves  'Fishing Lures ��� Dolls  Candles ��� Christmas  Ornaments & more.  Foam, Foam, Foam mattresses, cushions, chips.  Foam cut to any size. We  carry super mattress toppers & ptexiglas at competitive prices.  W.W. Upholstery, 886-7310  Quality Used &  New Furniture  Mattresses  starting from 5/5  Used Hide-A-Bed  (rom1: S18000  Corner Sectional  $69000  Chesterfield &  L���Seat    w  Monthly payments available.  Inquire on 1 year Interest Free:  2 Small Dinettes  starting a...$85OO-S12000  Claholm Furniture  Inlet Ave.,    885-3713  1/2 block north from Post Office  We at  .CHAMBERLIN  'GARDENS  have  Live  Christmas  Trees ���  from  $5.95  L��hamberlin Rd.,  Gibsons. B.C.  Cabinet stereo system,  AM/FM radio, 8-track  player, tapes, records,  some collectables. $350  obo. Call 885-3795 eves.  Autos  Wanted F250-350 super-  cab. 886-8034. #49  K & C Auto Wrecking  Stewart Rd. off North Rd.  Winter   hours:   Mon.-Sat.  8:30-4 p.m. Ph. 886-2617.  TFN  Transm. for 1600 cc Datsun. Good cond. $100  OBO 883-9342. TFN  '71 Pontiac Lemans 2 dr.  V8, auto., PS/PB, $695 obo.  885-9029 after 5 p.m.  #50 ��r"��  1981" BMC % ton Van,  stereo, side boards, excellent condition. 885-3921.  #51  1971 Chev Bel Air. PS/PB^  auto, trans., 87,000 mi.  Good running condition.  $600 obo. Phone 886-9006.  ,       ':, #49  1971 MGB, red; fully reblt.  mt., good body, $2,700  obo. 883-9342. TFN  79 Honda Prelude, exc.  cond. $6,900. 886-9504.  , #51'  4X4, '74 Blazer, run. gear,  ex. con., some rust.  $1,400,886-8762, #49  1973 Datsun 610 SW,  34,000 on rebuilt motor,  new clutch, $1,200 obo.  886-2149; #49  '67 Ford pick up, V8,  3-speed, good rubber,  $400 firm. 886-7290.  #49  79 F250, clean, low miles.  New brakes. $4,950.  886-8107 Greg or 886-7204  evenings'.../; #49  '76 Honda Civic, good running cond., body rust,  snow tires. $1,000.  885-5779. #49  1965 Rover 2000 TC, fun  transportation, $500 obo.  1979 Kawasaki KE 125 Endure, $500 obo. 886-9436.  #49  '64 Galaxie convertible.  Offers. 885-3597.   '       #49  1981 Ford 1/2 ton, 302  auto., PS/PB, .27,000 mi.,  exc. cond. Must sell,  $5,000 firm. 886-3892 ev.,'  886-7310 #51  . R&H Auto Electric  We buy import alternators  and   starter   cores,' ex-  pecially   Japanese   imports.  R&H Auto Electric  886-9963  TFN  '74 F250 camper special.  Mech. sound, body rough.  Incl. canopy. $45.0.  886-8633. #49  '79 Mazda GLC, 67,000  miles, new paint, near-new  tires and snow tires,  reliable transp. $3,400  obo. Also '73 ForrJ LTD  wgn, $400 obo. 886-9047;  ���     - >#49  76 Dodge Ram, 60,000 mi.,  6cyf.,$1,S00..'64Valiant,6  cyl., $350. Small trailer,  $50,885-3183. #49  18' Donzi 'inboard/outboard, new interior & railings. Wagner steering w/  trl., 2 yrs. old, $3,500. View  at 1286 Headlands or  886-3808. #49  10x50 Regal, fdg., prop,  stv., oil, furn. Needs some  work. $3,800.886-3331. #49  Motorcycles  Yamaha GT80, good cond.  Asking $325. Ph. 885-2390.  #50  Wanted to Rent  V  Respble. couple with ex.  refs. looking to housesit  or exch. care for rent.  Please call 886-3997.    #51  24.  For tent  Payne Road, Gibson*  REBUILT* EXCHANGE  ALTERNATORS A STARTERS  TROUBLE SHOOTING *  REWIRING  INDUSTRIALS  DOMESTIC VEHICLES  .   A' MARINE      886-9963  Comm. premises for rent  immed. 1,000-1,800 sq. ft.  Lease basis. Phone  886-8138 or 886-2141. TFN  Mobile home in Bonniebrook. 2 bdrm., lg. stbr,  carpt., reas. rent. Ph.  886-8663. ,'���_..-, #50  1 bdrm. duplex near bluff in  bay area., $250/mo.n.  886-9145 after 6. #51  Lower Gibsons, view,  beach access, Vi mi. from  town. Nice 2 bdrm. ste.; fr!,  St., W/D, $320/mon.  886-8208. Avail, immed.  Pets welcome. '���..-���'       #50  1 bdrm. lower duplex, over  1,000 sq. ft. Wrt/V carpet, fr.,  St., H/W & elec. incl.  $295/mon. 886-7421 eves.  #50  FREE Rent, TV, Laundry  FREE.To. married couple,  mid-fifties preferred, in exchange ;fbr light cleaning  and maintenance duties.  Located In' downtown  Sechelt/ minutes from  parks and shopping. Apply  giving particulars to P.O.  Box 325, S6fctieit; B;C:   #49  For Lease:'Short or long-  term. 4,000 sq! ft. cement  block bldg. Very clean &  bright. $900 per month. 3N  885-5664. ��� #1  3 bdrm. >w/w shag, F/P,  W/D, enclosed garage.  $475/mon. 886-8764. Sorry,  no pets. #49  Special ��� Castle Hotel, 750  Gr'anviile, Vancouver,  across from Eaton's.  Rooms $28 and up, single  or double occupancy. TV,  all service's. Reservations,,  write or phone 682-2661.  #50  Roberts Creek - superior 3  bdrm. 1,300 sq. ft. duplex  nr. school & beach. Lg.  play yard. Sorry, no pets.  $425.886-7251v #50  Waterfront, furnished, 1  bdrm. close to ferry. Suit  one person. $200/mon. Ph.  886-7830 weekends, 112  738-6337 weekdays.   ' #50  Hopkins Landing, Point  Rd., 4 bdrm. semi-furn.  w/appls. $400/mon.  733-9454. #50  3 bedroom home on  acreage w/wood heater,  rec room- jn. basement.  Close tp shopping and  recreation. Reduced rent to  reliable couple. Call  282-3716 or write Box v159,'  Say ward, B.C!V0P 1R0 for  info! #49  Responsible, neat person  to share lg. house,  Roberts Creek. 885-3618.  #49  Gibsons 4 rm., 1 bdrm.  suite, w/w carpets, new  kitchen w/frid.& stove. 1-2  adults. No pets. 885-2198.  #50  2Vi bdrm. house. Marine  Dr., Gibsons. View. Close  to ���' ali amm. $400/mon.  886-79'96 p.m., .984-8868  a.m.  ; -,, >      . #49  4 bedroom, older home,  near shopping centre in  Gibsons. New \n(jn carpet.  $350/mon. Ph. 886:7765 or  271-4523. #49.  4 bdrm., 1 play/storage  room, I1/* bathrooms, double carport. Quiet cui-de-  sac in West Sechelt. 5  min. from beach7 $450.  (neg.): Phone Ron or-  Carolyn, 885-9029.       TFN  Retail outlet in Sechelt requires retail sales plerk.  Ex. an asset but not ness.  Apply in writing to Box  126, c/o Coast News, Gibsons, B.C. #49  Hairdresser, stylist. Must  be fully qualified. Prefer  cliehtal. 886-7616. Phone  for interview appointment.  ���      #49  Live-in companion for  elderly couple. Male or  female, non-smoker.  886-2459. #49  1979 4x4 Bronco. Exc.  cond. New tires. Never off  road. $9,500.886-7287. #48  1973 -Chrysler 2 dr. ht.  Good condition, great pool  car. Asking $800 or what  have you- 886-9472.  :���',.;��� '���:���'������'���." #50  Please take me. away! '69  Datsun; 1200 p.u., new  susp.', good trans., needs  rebuild.; $200 obo.  883-9342; TFN  1980 Dodge Ramcharger  "Jimrny Type", 2x2, 318  auto., 21,000 miles, new  condition. 886-9890.    TFN  ��*��  23' Glendale Golden  Falcon travel trailer, 3-way  power, full molded bath,  floor furnace, very clean.  Accept   smaljer   trade.  886-9890. TFN  Martfte  Older 14' fiberglass  runabout, sleeper seats.  40 horse Merc & trlr.  $1,450 obo. 886-9047.   #49  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD  insurance Claims  Condition and Valuation  17     Surveys.  Phone 885-9425  or 885-3643  Commercial fishermen:  Standard & custom crab,  prawn, cod pots. High  quality, best prices. Free  delivery from Oc.ean  Harvest Products, Powell  River, B.C., 485-7514.    #51  16' Cobra 175 Black Max.  $7,000.886-9504. #51  Crusader V-drive trans.,  1.5 to 1. reduction, $1,400.  also 2 to 1 Borg Warner  V-drive $800.886-9662. *51  Rbts. Creek 3 bdrm. house,  new paint & remodelled,,  near -beach. $375/mon.  886-8035. #51  Bright, hear-new two  bedroom suite, Gibsons  area. References required.  $350/mon. 922-2556 or  922-7818.   .. #51  Luxury, 2 bedroom water-  front home���Beach-  Avenue, Roberts Creek, including appliances. Call  Brent or Bronia at Mitten  Realty Ltd. 885-3295.     #49  One bdrm. mobile'home,  partly furnished. ' No  children - po pets. Mature  adults, poss. immediately.  $275,885-5782. #49  Very spacious 3 bdrm apt.  on quiet St. near Sunnycrest Mall. $400/mon.  886-8212. V TFN  Waterfront,   3   bdrm.,.  modern   home !in   Lower  Gibsons.' 3 appl., drapes,-  elec. & wood ht. $500. Refs.-  886-9839: ��� #49  Cozy 1 bedroom cottage  close to stores, Lower Gibsons, partially furnished.  $290. CallVal, 885-2468.    .  ���'   ''.������'. ;    #51  Fully furn. bach, cottage,  elec. heat, carport.  $350/mon. incl. utilities.  886-9336. #51  Beautiful bach, ste., Reed  Rd. Fully, fyrn. $24Q/rpon. I  incl!' util.   Nori ���;smoker.  886-7261. ; #51  Year round, unfurnished  beach cottage, Granthams. Suit one person.  $285,886-8284. #51  2 bdrm: house, waterfront,  at Williamsons Ldg., north  of Langdale. 4 app. & lawn,  mat. $425. Avail. Jan. 1.  Phone 112 980-4301. Leave  mess. #51  One bedroom cottage,  Lower Road at Leek,  Roberts Creek. Dec. 1, one  person. $250. 885-3211,  886-2923. ' #50  Older mobile home located  at Bonniebrook. 2 bdrm.,  fr., st. Rent neg. 886-3331.  2 bdrm. waterfront, side by  side duplex. Unfurn. Sorry,  no dogs. 886-7377.       TFN  3 bedroom house, no pets.  Avail!; immed. $380/mon.  Phohe.886-9709. #49  Langdale, Ige. 2 brm.  ground lv. suite. $325/mon.  Ref. Call 886-7768 or  886-8676. #50  1 furn. bach. ste. $225 & 1:  unfurn. bach; ste. $200.  W/W, frg., stv., Cent. Gibs.  886-7525. #50  Cosiy bachelor cabin  $200/mon. Folding, chair  bed, $60 - like' new.  886-8370. ! #49  Sandy   Hook;   new,   two  bedroom. $385. 886-8284.  v #51  2 bdrm. apt., stove & fridge,  no pets, no children. Avail.  Dec. 1. Rent $265. 886-2801  or 886-2065. #51  View' suite! Immediately.  W/W, 4 bedrooms,  fireplace, right on the.  water. $350/mon.; utilities  not included. References,  responsible adults, only.  No dogs please. Ph.  886-2809.     . #50  .2; bdrrh./house; on Vz acre.  Fam: room & Franklin stv.,  :5*apl.,!fr.esh air F.P.;quiet  location. $470: 886-9490.  Work Wanted  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping - Limbing -Danger  Tree Removal. Insured,  guaranteed work. Free,  estimates,. 885-2109.-   .  TFN  Landscaping and garden  maintenance, ornamentals, shaped hedges trimmed, fruit trees pruned and  sprayed. Phone 886-9294  after 6 p.m. TFN  Moppets: Have your home  cleaned for Xmas. Weekly,  monthly;.- a reliable team  Of two. 886-7013, 886-8571.  ' #49  TREE TOPPING  15 years exp. in danger  tree removal, limbing, fall-,  ing, etc. Hydro cert. &  lowest -rates. Jeff,  886-8225. #49  NOTICE OF  SUBSTANTIAL  COMPLETION  PROJECT: Shorncliffe  '    Sechelt Intermediate  Care Home  OWNER: Sechelt Intermediate  Care Society  CONTRACTOR: Van  Maren Construction  Ltd.  ARCHITECT: Paul Smith ..  Associates, Architects  Vancouver, 8.C.  This is to certify that the  above project was Substantially Completed as of  November 10,1983.  Coast News, December 5,1983  T+X'tf''  C;lll|tMilflj;ll|#  Repairs to cameras  binoculars, projectors  Competitive rates  David Short V Ai=��Pk..::  ���'_ Popa \\  Enterprises^  Resumes, Vapp! letters;  comp.' service; -typed or  typeset; .sing...''.'or niulti  copy! Phone 885-9664. TFri  House'painting, windows,'  cleaning, odd jobs; Mario  886-9245. ���/   , #49:  Can't  seem to  balance?'  Then; you: need- an   exy  perienced ..bookkeeper;  Reas.   rates.   My   home.  886-8073, Laurel.     :"  #51  Responsible & -efficient  woman available for Xmas  cleaning. $7/hr. 866-9154.  ������-���;.;. :.'..y   ������" #49'  Free   dead   car   removal,  Handling turf, precast ret.  walls, JRR ties,  pavers &  burl clock sales. 886-7028.  TFN  Hardwood Floors resand-  ed and finished. Work  guaranteed. Free est.  Phone 885-5072. TFN  Young man needs work.  Will do odd jobs, eaves,  wood, etc. Joe,. 886-2369.  ; :    #49  FOR EXPLOSIVE  REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite,* electric or  regular caps, B>line E ford  and safety fuse. Contact  gwen. Nimmo, Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound  Farmer Institute. TFN  l*DeAtyti  DRAFTING  m6^7442i  Commercials  space  tideline! v  x   Building,  Highway 101,  Gibsons  Next to  Lambert's  Electric &  Gibsons  Brake & Tune  886-7700  2 bdrm. upstairs duplex,  close to Sunnycrest Mall.  F/S, heat & light incl.  Fireplace. 886-9862 after 6.  $450/mon. #51  2 bdrm. house, Gibsons,  with view & fenced. Fridge  & stove included. Rent  $370/month. 886-7184.   #49  Lower Gibsons, 2 bdrm.  hse., St., fr., DW, FP & oil  ht., VW, Ige. yard. No pets.  $315/mon. Refs. 886-8497/  689-9805.. #49  2 bdrm. duplex ste. Loc. in  Gibsons. Close to all  amenities. $250 per mo.  886-2975   . #49  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone  Debbie, 886-3994, 7-10  p.m. TFN  Babysittng avail. Langdale,  for children ages 3 & up.  Day/night. 886-9049.      #50  Daycare, day/nights/  wkends. All ages - Central  Sechelt location - fully  equipped for play & naps  -programmes planned to  stimulate learning - pis.  call 885-5998. #51  28.  Business  Opportunities  Thinking of starting your  own business? 18x8 ft.  trailer, swing up doors on  all sides-owner will  finance. Steve 883-9551.  TFN  DRAPERY  TENDER  Sealed tenders are invited for the replacement of drapery and  tracks for St. Mary's  Hospital Residence.  The Tenders are for  drapery material; the  sewing, pleating, and  hanging of the drapes;  and the replacement of  the existing track, complete with brackets.  Specifications and conditions of tender may be  obtained from-the office  of N. Vucurevich, Administrator, St. Mary's  Hospital, Sechelt, from  0800-1600 hours, Monday to Friday;  Tenders will close Friday, 16th December, at  1130 hours.' Public  Tender opening will  commence December  16th at 1130 hours in the  Administrator's Office.  The   lowest,   or any  tender,      will not  necessarily be accepted.  Please contact the  undersigned for an appointment for on-site  measuring.      /  N. Vucurevich  Administrator   ,.;^:,..,,  SV Mary's .'Hospital" :.'..'".'  Sechelt, B.C.  I     B.C. & Yukon J  Earn extra money part-time  as a Regal Sales representative. Our gift catalogue is  all you need. Write Regal,  '939 Eglinton Ave. E., Dept.  448, Toronto M4G 2L6.  #49  Pay   TV   de-scramblers.  Build your own. Schematic  and complete instructions  $9.95. Cheque or money  order. Cheques must clear.  ;FTS Electronics, P.O. Box  574, Brantford, Ontario.  N3T 5N9. Same day service. .#50  Grow lights of all kinds,  fluorescent, metal halide,  high pressure sodium. Full  guarantee. Best prices. Immediate delivery. Send $2  for price list & catalogue.  ;(lncludes Greenhouses &  Hydroponics.) Western  Water Farms,, General  Delivery, Aldergrove, B.C.  VOX 1A0.826-0322. #49  Vancouver December  :' Special  $40 per night. The Blue  ��� Horizon Hotel. In the centre of Vancouver. Ideal  location for Christmas  shoppers, sports fans: Full  facilities. 112 800 663-1333.  Christmas shopping in  Vancouver? Stay at the Mr.  Spo'rt .Hotel/ 3484  Kihgsway.   Minutes   from..  ' downtown aind major shopping   malls.   Reasonable  : rates,   include   full   complimentary breakfast. 10% j  discount with ad. Reserva- \  tions 433-8255.       '       #49 '  Repossession 62 acres'  Okanagan. Valley. Rolling  hills, power near. $3,895  back payments, $14,705  balance, $203 monthly.  11% interest. Bank wires  accepted. Call after 6 p.m.  {206)676-9494. .   #49  Restaurant ��� Dine and  Dance in Chetwynd, B.C.  Central location. 65 seats.  Excellent potential.  24-hour service. Good  terms. Write: Box 598 or  call 788-3135. #49  Video Movies  New and used VHS and  Beta Movies. Studio  originals. Quality  .guaranteed. Call or write:  Video Two, 4315 Canada  Way7 Burnaby, B.C. V5G  1J3. (604) 434-6635.        #49  Earn Money! Save Money!  Learn Income Tax Preparation at home. For free  brochure write U & R Tax  Schools, 1148 Main St.,  Winnipeg/Manitoba R2W  3S6. #49  . Secrets of chording on  guitar. New home- study  course. Fast, easy method.  For sample Chord Finder  write: Studio C1205,  Russell & Associates,  10060-102 Ave., Fort St.  John, B.C. Vi J 2E2.        #49  Editor wanted for weekly  newspaper in Sunny  ���Southern Cariboo area.  Position available immediately. Send resume to:  Lis>ite Carson, Ashcroft  Journal, Box 190, Ashcroft,  B.C. VOK 1A0. (604)  453-2261. #49  Town of Creston needs  person with mobile home  to provide security and  related activities at airport.  Apply by January 16, 1984.  B. Olszamowski, Ad  ministrator, Box 1339,  Creston, B.C. V0B 1G0.  428-2214. #49  Free 120 page Career  Guide shows how to train  at home for 205 top-paying  full and part-time jobs.  Granton Institute, 265A  Adelaide Street- West,  Toronto. Call (416)  977-3929 today. #49  Full   line   established  fabrlcs/wool/sewihg no-'  tions store in Creston. Going concern. Stock,  building, business, land,  priced right. (604)428-4017  evenings, (604)428-9284  days, Fred or Lucille.     #49  Travel Business  ^ .Operate Tours  Locally and Internationally. By Time Sharing Equipment and Marketing Exper-;  tise. "Full or part-time".  Bus tours, fishing, cycling,  kayaking, etc., etc. Phone  112 526-.4702. #49  One used Reichenbacher  RWN-70 wood sole milling  machine. Used mainly for  the manufacture of  wodden clogs. Offers?  Contact Bank of Commerce, Campbell River.  (604)287-9541. #49  Meat Band Saws. Metal  Construction $535. Deluxe  model $649. Taylor "in-'  dustries Ltd., Box 997,  Melfort, Saskatchewan  S0E 1A0. Phone: (306)  752-4219. #1  &^;rrXxr^cXi X:^-/Xi  *k-iniili(iiliiiliiii><iin HT'iii 1111 iiilillMi  Dealers  wanted   Satellite  TV. Excellent business opportunity. All equipment including dish bus shipable.  High quality, low price. Call  Canadian Satellite Technology. (604) 620-3457  days, (604) 620-3549 nights.  #49  Don't be left out in t,he cold  ��� Profit by it!  Renovators, insulators,  contractors succeed in the  multi-million dollar energy  conservation industry. Sell  and install Magnetherm  magnetic interior storm  windows, the most energy-  efficient storm window  system available. Call  now���Spencer Energy Products (604) 669-7283.      #49  Discover someone special.  Refresh your social life. Excellent computer/personal  dating service just for you.  Free-information. Human  contact, 818 16th Avenue  N.W., Calgary T2M 0K1.#50  Job opportunity Northeast  B.C. Fast food. Applicants  must provide enthusiasm  and a basic knowledge of  food   operation   and   the  Be Self-Employed ,".-  Represent our line of pr<��  motional advertising  specialties. Imprinted  items, pens, glassware,  calendars, decals, etc. Excellent fund-raising and  corporate promotions.  Aardvark Advertising, P.O.  Box 82366, North Burnaby  V5C 5P8. (604) 294-95i;T,  after 6 (604) 298-6037.    #49  Wedding gowns, accessories, by mail order1,  Save travel costs. We ship  everywhere. Gowns ;--'nj  Things, Clayburn, B.C. VOX  -1E0. Division of Florence!  Gowns of Abbotsford Ltd.*  -' '#49  X       f    -*  Jeep   owners.   Parts, ;ac|  cessories    for    jeeps  1942-1983. Gigantic sto��k;  low prices, quick service.  Gemini   Sales,   4736   e|-;  Hastings,   Burnaby,   B.C;!  V5C   2K7.   Phone:  -112;  294-2623,112294-4214.*#49^   : S^ti-'Xt  Valley Comfort wood/eleK:  trie furnace - governnjeritj  grant approved, compact^  efficient, automatic. Infor**  mation and nearby dealer's^  name, Valley Comfort, Box!:!  ability   to  provide   mana- j 15, Crescent Valley, B.e^  /torinl      fims*tisii"if*        \A/j"��.      r\rr\ ' /On ik ^��er\    t*mr\r* ^^_ '2  _i '  Need Computer  Information?  Great selection of books  and magazines. Knowledgeable service, software, supplies, special  orders! Mica Computer  Books, 3727 West Broadway (at Alma), Vancouver.  V6R2G5.222-2221.        #49  Christmas   Decorating:  Beautiful Gift Box for gift  giving or home decoration.  Contains decorative green  bows, cones arid one  pound holly. Order now for  Christmas, $11 postpaid.  Minimum 7 pounds. No  COD. Ladysmith  Evergreens Ltd., Box 548,  Ladysmith, B.C. VOR 2E0.  (604)245-4402. #49  gerial functions. We provide training and direction.  If interested in the  challenge of running a  business, send complete  resume: Box 444, Chetwynd, B.C. V0C1 JO.      m9  Satellite TV - FM 120 chan-  nels from around the  world, ftent- to own from  $49 (O.A.C.) per month.  Satellite for home, motel.  CalI 869-9889 for appointment. The Music Den. For  on-site demo anywhere in  B.C.      . #49  Ski Holidays - Big White,  Kelowna. Five nights from  $95 per person quad. Indoor swimming, hot tubs,  kitchens, fireplaces, dining. Ski from your door.  Summit Leisure. 112 (800)  663-9041. #51  Why pay 200% more for  perfume? Our version of  Opium, Joy.Chanel, Oscar  de Larente, Shalimar, L' Air  de Temps, Le Balaver-  sailles, White Shoulders,  Vz ounce $10 postpaid.  . Lovel Perfumes, Box 711,  Ruskin, B.C. V0M 1R0.   #49  Some of Western Canada's  finest   quarterhorses.  Reasonably priced. All  sexes. Tiny Toy poodles,  Toy Pomeranians and  Siamese kittens. We ship  anywhere. Phone (604)  692-3722 anytime.'        #49  Four level, three bedroom,  one-half acre, uniquely  landscaped, view, fenced,  double garage, Quesnel's  finest area, or trade for  home on Sunshine Coast.  (112)747-2675. .    #49  (604) 359-7296. Sonrti  dealerships available.   #49^  V ��� : ��� : u<  Heating costs high? Valley!*  Comfort wood furnaces^  are economical, efficient*  and automatic. Informal  tion and nearby dealers^  name. Valley Comfort, Bo^  15, Crescent Valley, B.c��  (604) 359-7296. Spm��;;  dealerships available.   #49^   : : ^JU ���  Southern Alberta foothills*  ranch. 850 acres, productive hay/grain/pasture;C  Close view - Rockies!C;  Lakes, springs/power, gas.J;  (Estate sale.).Offers cori-'v  sidered���irrigated cat^!  tie/grain. Large, newe��  dream 'home/barn. 400^  acres, three additional!;  quarters available. Priced^-  low. Jack Fulsom, Chief?;  Mountain Realty. 1 (403)t;  626-3232, 1 (403) 628-3775.'.f*  #49;!   , . =,->��� ,  Lighting Fixtures. Western,  Canada's largest display.^  .Wholesale and retail. Freer;  catalogues available. Nory  burn Lighting Centre Ihe;,;'  4600 East Hastings Street/!  Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5>  Phone 299-0666, TFNfr .   : ^_ ���-4C  Two volt batteries 210 AM freight hour rate.. ideal for!  solar, wind or water powers^  Also reconditioned >8fi;  lighting and starting t/atP  teries. Commercial Batjd  teries. 879-9204. X        !!#&;  Donovan log'homes, send  $5 for brochure/plan book.  Box 777, 100 Mile House,  B.C. VOK 2E0. Phone (604)  112 395-3511. #50  Get Spicey! Meet a secret  new friend by mail. Penpal  Club for adults. For free information, send stamp to:  Exchange, Box 1577,  Qualicum, B.C. VOR 2T0.  #49  Paddle Fans. The original  fan store. Wholesale ari^  retail. Free catalogue^!;  Ocean Pacific Fan G^ller^i  Inc., 4600 East Hasti*r{gsn  Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5Ci  2K5.   Phone   112-299-0666.':    -   ���-������%.- ' j *  New  fever    detectors;  Children & mom love the-':  new fever detector. It's the!!  easy way to find a fever;.  Easy    to    read,    fast?:!  response,   reusable,   un-r;  breakable. Hospital teste'd,,  accurate within Vz degnfe;-;;  Send $2.95 plus 75 centsjv  postage to: Clinitemp, Pib.v  ;.Box   86404,   North   Varf?  couver, B.C7 V7L 4K6.  *>.  #49r-  - ��� [���.-"..  We'll make you an offer  you can't refuse!  Here's da scoop. When you run a classified in the Coast News, include  your name and phone number. Each week we picks out a lucky winner, then  we gives, dem a call.  Da prize is dinner for two at PEBBLES RESTAURANT at da foot of Trail  Bay in Sechelt.  This week's CLASSIFIED DRAW WINNER  &�����  KATHY  McKIBBEN  Roberts Creek  W\NNtR*  Y��  *���*.  e.  CHRIS  BOODLE  Gibsons  And while they're out  Ritz'n it up,  those little  classified ads will be  working hard���selling,  buying, announcing,  renting, lookin' for  lost puppy dogs,  ���you name it, classifieds  get the job done, cheap.  Not a bad deal, eh!  The Sunshine  myxm Coast News, December 5,1983  Will be giving a FREE  CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST PARTY  for.kids 12 and under  Starting  at    .  9:00 a.m. Friday, December 23rd  Come and join Santa  Claus and the Elves  Club for a little  cheer, fun and food.  Call 886-9021 (Katirinka) for info.  Friday & Saturday,  Dec. 9 & 10  Open from 1-7 p.m.  Vnxitfy 886'  1521 Gower Pt. Rd.  A  'S PLAYROOM  in the Omega Block  next to the Landing General Store  ��� Delicatessen   :  ��� Health Food -*��  ��� Hot Beef & Pork Sausage Rolls  ��� Hot& Cold Sandwiches    ��� Hot Soup  ��� Cakes      * Pasteries  ��� Christmas Baking  Santa's Playroom is open to provide you with up to  2 HOURS pf Courtesy CHILDCARE  while you   shop in nostalgic Lower Gibsons.  Henry's  jBakery  1521 Gower Pt. Rd. 886-2936  (between Ken's Lucky Dollar & the Post Office)  Snow Tires  Installed  $10.00  (per pair)  ibsons S|jBll  Service Station  .  1. Proceeds from the Cat's Whiskers will be used to  subsidize a low cost spay clinic���to help limit the  number of unwanted animals.   -  2. We have a charitable tax exemption number.  3. Donation* gladl" received, call 886-3812.  Mon. - Sat. 9:00-6:00  Next to the Omega Restaurant  in Lower Gibsons  , Mon. - Sat.. 10 ��m - 4  THRFT  STORE  Marin* Dr., Gibsons  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL���  Frozen Bulk  SHRIMP $6.75  (5-Ib.bag)   Reg, $7,99  GIBSONS FISH MARKET  (next to Ken's Lucky Dollar)  886-7888  Closed Mondays, Open Fri. 'til 7:00  Opert Sun.. & Tues.-Thurs. 'til 6:00  Everybody wants a gift from  Candies, Nufc and oilier Treats  Mmm...  \.:   ��� JkT Hand dipped     ^ Flldije  Chocolates  ^Nsifs jr Light Fruit Cake  mW Candies        jr Jaw Breakers  M Molding Chocolate & Coatings,  Christmas  Kidsl  Colour this Picture  and enter the Gibsons Landing Merchants' Children's  Colouring Draw. Just drop your entry in the Children's  Colouring Draw box at any of the participating merchants.  Draw date to be announced next week!  *The Heron Cafe would appreciate any DONATIONS of  presents suitable far CHILDREN 12 & UNDER, to be given  away at its 'free breakfast'party, Friday, Dec. 23rd.-  ii - ���> -ii ���  Complete line of Deluxe Bird Seed  comer School Rd. & Gower Pt. Rd.      886t7522  OPEN 7 days   10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  P.S. Turkish Delight, too!   ���  The  marilijr.  (Tlonro  Dress  Pink or Blue  on Black Organdy  ^ *] C     Gift Certificates  \JP  M %M. available   -  Professional Dbg Grooming by,Joy Walkey  Book early for Christmas:..  886-3812      ...we are busy  CHRISTMAS CACTUS *    99  HANGING BASKETS from $8.95  WILD BIRD SEED   38  FLEA COLLARS ...... $3.79  POINSETTIAS .54.99 & $6.99  MUMSETTIAS $9.95  ��� \*l*t��wv��yj��*.��w  Where Fasfciw* ** taking off.  ��� *(-.  Dog Grooming & Pet Supplies  Lower Marine Dr., Gibsons  Next to Cat's Whiskers '%  Hunter gallery  Open   It-4    -7 Days A Week  886-9022  ��� Etched Glass Ornaments  ��� Pottery  ��� Christmas Cards ��� Jewellry. and more!  ���4���: ������Raffle Tickets 50e        Draw Dec! 23rd   Paintings by Esperanza Marteddu and Vivian Chamberlin  -���  ���""             Pottery by Betty Warren  ������ Sponsored,by the Sunshine Coast Arts Council   r  I  tWe'll create a  Ifgiftbaskef  : to suit that  special someone,  y at a special price  We have  everything for  t    X-  your nautical needs...  From ropes, chains, boat fittings, ail the  important marine accessories. We've,got  what you need.  ������; ��� Totem Smokers  ��� Brass Oil Lamps  ��� Buck Knives  L  LOOK  YOUR BESTV  DURING  THE  HOLIDAYS!  Book now  for Christmas���  -Eyebrows - Arching & Colouring  Eyelashes - Tinting  Gift Certificatesf A  Nails - Manicure and Artificial Nails   -  AvallfajS'     ������!  Hair Care - Cut, Shampoo, Cut & Set, ��       ���%!  1525 Marine Dr., Gibsons (at the top ol the wharf)   886-9303  nsm  v<Sib$Qns;;  Perms, Colours, Conditioning  X. :������ ��������������� xxy-HX xx '���XX.xyytixxxyx%-ymx^xi  services  %

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