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Array pv  tr  -o -  r. Parliament Buifdfrtgs  Victoria, B.C.  V3V 1X4  84^ f  Municipal officers were sworn in Monday, December first. At top, Justice of the Peace, Dan Devlin,  swears in new Gibsons Mayor Larry Labonte as new clerk-treasurer, ex-mayor Lorraine Goddard  takes notes. Bottom left, secretary?treasurer Larry Jardine swears in regional board directors, from  right,iai| Vaughan, Jon.McRae and Jim Gurney. John Burnside, left, was swop in wlier.in Gibsons,,.  Bottom right, clerk-tresurer Malcolm Shanks swears in nW Sechelt alderman Anne Pre'sstey--^^'r  5  s _.   ,     ^i <������*; ,   ' -T-FranBc^randOeoi|.rJVftlJ)i(w^.phofi^   ,-  *"_ -        p ,  'A hidden tax9  Lockstead slams hikes  VICTORIA: NDP spokesman  on B.C. Ferries, Don  Lockstead, (MLA Mackenzie),  said last week that the announced ferry hike reflects the  deliberate design of the Socred  cabinet to impose a hidden tax  increase on the people of  British Columbia.  Lockstead said NDP  members .. predicted these increases when the government  severely cut ferry corporation  funding in the 1982-83 budget.  At that time, the government  cut $15.9 million or 25 per cent  of the ferry corporation funding.  Lockstead said the fare increases reflect a decision by the  Socred cabinet to withdraw  normal highway subsidies from  the ferry system. Previously,  ferries were funded according  to the same cost per vehicle as  the regular highway system.  "Now, with the $15.9  million  cutback,  these funds  must be made up. Already,  severe cuts in scheduled runs  and lay-offs of auxiliary staff  have been affected. The bottom, line is that these cutbacks  are not enough; the ferry rates  are going up."  He accused the government  of taking "a cheap political  route" by cutting subsidies to  residents of remote locations.  Lockstead noted the cost increase to Sunshine Coast, northern and Gulf Island  residents. Basic fare hikes of up  to 25 per cent are imposed in  these areas, which will compound as high as 36 per cent  with the withdrawal of  residents cards.  The impact on residents in  these areas will be severe, but  the impact on their tourist industries will be devastating.  Lockstead said he is completely fed up with the sanctimonious preaching which  comes from the Bill Bennett  cabinet. Workers in the public  and private sector are accepting  zero per cent wage increases  while the government slams on  ferry hikes of six, eight, 25 and  36 per cent.  "It shows that most working  people are practising  economies ancfliving within the  reality of working towards  recovery. The cabinet, on the  other hand, travels the world at  the taxpayers' expense and  thinks nothing of grabbing  more of the economic pie in the  form of tax hikes, user fees and  ferry increases."  Lockstead predicted the  ferry increases, together with  scheduling cutbacks, will result  in fewer passengers on the ferry  system.  "I will not be surprised to  see a deficit in the system next  year," he said. Lockstead  described the move as poor  economics and an unjustified  political attack on residents of  remote areas.  Invasion of Nicaragua feared  Speakers fear U.S  by Judith Wilson  In Gibsons last week  speakers from Nicaragua and  Grenada concurred that the  . U.S. invasion of Grenada was  X, a rehearsal for the long-feared  invasion of Nicaragua by.  American forces.  Speaking at a meeting organ-  zied by the Sunshine Coast  Central American Support  Committee, Darwin Juarez, an  official of the Nicaraguan  Teachers' Union and of the  Central American Teachers'  Organization, described his  country's efforts to maintain  peace and stability under constant pressure from UtS. backed  guerillas.  ���'There is an average of four  civilians killed in Nicaragua  everyday from a non-declared  war launched by Reagan," he  explained. He spoke of cons  tant attacks on civilian and  economic targets by the 'con-  tras', the rebel bands supported  by the U\S.  On the borders of Nicaragua  5,000 American troops have  been added to the 5,000 already  in Honduras, there is pressure  on Costa Rica to allow 2,000  marines into the country and  19 warships have participated  in manoeuvres off the coast.  Juarez was invited to speak  in Canada by the British Columbia Teachers' Federation.  He painted a grim picture of  the position of teachers in Central America. "Over 1,000  teachers have been assassinated  in Guatemala, Honduras and  El Salvador, hundreds are in  jail and thousands in exile," he  explained. In Nicaragua he is  one of only two executives left  to run the teachers' organization; the rest are on active duty.  Over 100 teachers have been  killed in Nicaragua this year.  He expressed gratitude for  the support he has received in  his tour of Canada which he  hopes will eventually enable his  country to be a "free  homeland" for its people. "We  want a just and dignified peace;  not the 'peace of the cemetery'  Reagan wants for us," he said.  Nicaragua has presented  numerous peace proposals to  the U.S. The latest one, which  proposed that. all foreign advisers should leave Nicaragua,  was described by the U.S. as  superficial.  CUSO workers, Sue Mitchell  and Harvey Totten, who were  in Grenada at the time of the  U.S. intervention, described  the invasion as "war games".  The armaments used to take  Please turn to page 9  by Judith Wilson  Newly,  ejected   {jibsons  ���> aldermen, John Burnside and  Ron, Neilson,. have wasted no  , time fulfilling their campaign  "^promises. At their first council  , meeting last week they served  /Miotice of their intentions to  deal with the issues  of the  method of appointment of the  clerk-treasurer; of the contract  / concerning development of the  marina and hotel on Gibsons  harbour; and of by-law 310  which, apparently because, of  an administrative oversight, is  reported to have cost local taxpayers a considerable amount  of money. ,'        ' X.  Thev process by which the  position of clerk-treasurer, at  present held by Mrs. Lorraine  Goddard, immediate past  mayor of Gibsons, was advertised and filled will be discussed  at the next council meeting.  Mrs. Goddard has just begun a  six-month probationary term in  the position.  Council passed a motion  moved by alderman Burnside  and seconded by alderman  Neilson that a public information meeting should be held to  inform the public as fully as  possible of the terms and conditions of the contract, recently  signed with Gibsons Marina  Hotel Incorporated for the  development of the marina and  hotel ottVthe harbour. Both  aldermen? recommended that  -���the developers involved, Art  McGiniiis and Joii McRae of  Panorama Constructidns Ltd.,  should:* be present at the  " meeting. - ���  Although it was pointed out  thaMSopies of. the contract are  available at\the1miihicipakpf-  /Xl^fOTPlBblfc^S^JCOU^l  agreeda iha/k^jmempting^- to  understand the*Iegalese* of this  document was no substitute for  a question and answer session  with the;jdevelopers,  In an effort "to put the  public's mind; at rest" over the  old waterworks : by-law 310  which has /received considerable:;-publicity - recently,  alderman Neilson moved that  the: finance committee should  give a full explanation at the  next council, meeting. Alder^  man Burnside, in seconding the  motion, pointed out that  "things; are not as bad as they  seem to be" although the cost  to taypayers "might have been  $100,000 if! the provincial  government had hot stepped  in". -XX.,     '������-���.; ���    '  ���  The provincial government  has allowed the by-law to go to  the municipal financing  authority for long-term financ-  ingiri spite of the fact that bylaw 310 had been on interim  financing since 1977.  Alderman Edney cautioned  that ."there are constraints involved" and that it will "take  time and money to ferret out  the exact amount involved".  A   recommendation   from  alderman Burnside would, see  council inviting those who ran  for council to participate in an  ; unofficial way in the work of  committee meetings at the  discretion of committee  chairmen. In order to further  broaden the base of informa-~  tion and advice on which council operates, he also recom  mended that residents of Gibsons with experience anil  knowledge of the issues involved should be invited to contribute to the workings of committees. ���  Seen���-.'.acceptable9  contract  Ed Gill, second vice-  president of Local 1-71 of the  International Woodworkers of  America, said he has not yet  received a copy of the contract  proposed for IWA workers,  but felt that the company had  conceded on a number of issues  and "most of our problems got  cleaned up". _  He specifically mentioned  better pensions for retired  workers, and an additional one  half per cent wage increase in  the second year of a three year  contract.  Overall, Gill called the pr<r>  posed contract "possibly acceptable, but not good' '^  Union negotiators felt it was "a  presentable enough package to  take to the membership with  recommendations''. v  He   felt   the   negotiating  team's recommendation would ;  probably be to accept the cb'rj��  tract. ">::'  With \nost logging operations shut down for the wihtejy  it will be mid-January beforje  union members vote ;on  whether to ratify the proposed'  contract. ^  ���5 X:  ��� \'X  .i ��� i  rejects  industry offer  Members of Local 1119 of  the Canadian Paperworkers'  Union, voted overwhelmingly  last Thursday, to reject the  latest contract offer from the  Pulp and Paper Labour Relations Bureau. The Port Mellon  workers voted 83 per cent in  favour of rejecting the com-  .. panies'��� three yjearpf'fer r;.-.<..-���.��� :.-,r  .-; yXt^Msimjssuesiri thejeylen ���7  month old contact disp^te^are:  length of contract, (the union  wants a two year deal and the  companies favour a three year  pact), pensions, job security  and contracting out.  Union officials who recomr  mended rejection of the'con?���"  tract, said the vote was higher  than expected. Of the 400  members of the local, 244 turned out to vote. ' .X:.r  The union's strike mandate  runs out on December 15 and  tha^  mandate which requires a  government^supervised strike  vote. Union officials will meet  with leaders of Pulp and  Paperworkers of Canada in  January, to co-ordinate future  strategy.  need help  The Elves Club desperately needs donations of non-  perishable foods and toys for Christmas hampers for needy  families on the Coast.  Donations may be left at drop-off depots at the Sunnycrest Centre, or behind Century 21, Wharf Street,  Sechelt.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  Icebreaker's visit  The Coast Guard icebreaker aides tender "Wolf" was in  Gibsons Harbour last week refurbishing the beacon and^  rebuilding its concrete base at low tide. The repairs were  part of the regular maintenance programme.  Hard times swap  The Unemployment Action Centre will run a "hard  times" swap meet this Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St.  Bartholomew's Church Hall at Highway 101 and North  Road.  All unemployed people are invited to come and shop and  swap for Christmas needs. Bring any giftable items that '  can be swapped.  Pictured performing at last week's Elphinstone Band Concert were Donna Reed, Toni Manton and  Cheryl Chiasson. Under the baton of bandmaster Mr. Bill Rayment the junior band, the concert band .  and the newly formed stage band presented a varied programme that pleased the large audience.  ���Judith Wilson photo TIPw'IjTjjjjjrnpiS^^  1urinrnyijinr  ���m^yrniw'   ������   ���---��� ��� _     r~  .   2.  Coast News, December 12,1983  A government  only a masochist  could love  Surely this is a provincial government that only a  masochist could love. The Socreds apparent determination to stick it to the people of British Columbia, particularly coastal British Columbia, apparently knows no  bounds. What other conclusion can be reached in light of  the recently announced ferry fare increases.  Much might be made of the fact that some local folk  were under the distinct impression that B.C. Ferry president Stu Hodgson had given a commitment that there  would be no fare increases without consultation but it  hardly seems worth the trouble of complaining about it.  It has been simply true that most of the much-heralded  consultations with the officials of the ferry corporation  have been shams and charades with little, if any, local  output ever being acted upon. The only difference in recent years has been that instead of sending just Bill  Bouchard to the meetings, the public-relations oriented  Hodgson has come himself with a supporting battery of  captains and such.  Whether or not there should have been consultations is  largely academic. What is' sure is that the provincial  government is taking a sizable chunk of change out of the  pockets of the people of the Sunshine Coast. And they  have the fares so high that there is real danger of a falling  off of traffic. Next year we'll likely be looking at more  service cuts because traffic doesn't warrant seven sailings  a day.  With the economy of the Sunshine Coast just beginning to stir to life after the roughest couple of years since  the Second World War, anything more likely to have a  dampening effect on recovery can scarcely be imagined.  In this and in other areas the government's misguided  assault on the consumers of this province is causing B.C.  to lag at the very rear of the field of provincial  economies. And all we can look forward to is more of the  same. It's going to seem like a very long time'to the next  election.  ..from the files of the COAST NEWS  >; 5 YEARS AGO  1~. Eileen Glassford, beloved,  president of the Sunshine  >Coast, died in a house fire  -"December 5. Mrs. Glassford  ~ [first came to the Sunshine  v* Coast as a summer visitor in  >:1912.  ~X Redevelopment plans for  ;~;Lower Gibsons include an  - "antique store in the old pool  -.'.'���hall, seven duplexes at the  -::base of the Bluff and a two-  t >storey frame office building  :-:next to the Omega.  :-; 10 YEARS AGO  IX The Sunshine Coast  ;/should be proud of opera  ���"singer Lyn Vernon of Gib-  -* sons who has been asked to  I*sing at the opening of both  T-:the London Ontario Sym-  T-phony and the Toronto  < Opera Society.  "'Z- Mayor Ben Lang informed  '^Sechelt's council last week  r~:that the village would re-  squire more money for opera-  ; -tions next year. This implied  ^increased taxes for next  ���;year.  r 15 YEARS AGO  .';���' Six letters complaining  : .about Sechelt council put-  >ting up a storage shed in a  Presidential   area   caused  X Mayor William Swain and  ;four aldermen to take a  *good look at council rela-  ���tions with the public.  "Tenders were recently put  -put for the clearing of the  Hand. In the meantime, the  ^letters arrived at the  ^municipal hall from people  ^living in the vicinity of the  -proposed structure. Council  tis of the opinion the public  lis not clear on what the  ^buildings are intended for.  ' 20 YEARS AGO  Haslam Lake and Creek  will be used as a source of  water for the South Pender  Harbour Water District-  system. This was decided at  a meeting Sunday in  Madeira Park Community  Hall with Reg Spicer as  chairman.  Fire, believed to have  been caused by a defective  stove, burned out an old  resident of Pender Harbour.  Robert Edwardson was outside his cottage when fire  broke out.  25 YEARS AGO  Allan Harlan was the first  of this season's visiting concert pianists. He played  before the largest membership that Overture Concerts  has had in three seasons, at  Elphinstone Secondary  School.  Sechelt theatre offers  feature film 'Karamoja'  which deals with adventures  filmed in Africa depicting a  certain amount of "nature in  the raw". Admission is  restricted to adults.  30 YEARS AGO  Soames Point Community  water users have announced the completion of the in-  stallation of six fire  hydrants in their area. Each  member of the water users  was assessed $10 toward  the installation.  November  on   the  Sunshine Coast saw record rainfalls of 9.84 inches.  35 YEARS AGO  The Roberts Creek  Players' Club will come out  of its retirement to present a  two-act play, 'Bafchelor  Bride'. The new members of  the cast include Babs |  Brines, Alice Newton and A.    1  -'-��� J  Anderson.  ;The Sunshine   ��@j|��f   j  >y'  (*5f4A "   ^ Advertising Department  J. Fred Duncan  Jane McOuat  d  Pat Tripp  Editorial Department  John Burnside George Matthews ���  Judith Wilson  Accounts Department  ;* M.M. Vaughan  Circulation Stephen Carroll  Production Department  Lynn Lindsay Fran Burnside  Neville Conway Evelyn Hunting  Copyectting  Pat Johnson Gerry Walker  r  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 1VO, 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  writing is first secured from Glassford Press Ltd. holders of the  copyright.  Subscription Rates: Canada: 1 year $30; 6 months $18. Foreign: i  year $35. *"  The internal combustion motor made its debut almost a century  later than steam as a source of power for use in transportation.  Through most of the nineteenth century, marine vessels, from  small launches to ocean-going ships, could be equipped with  either sail or steam engine, or both. While steam-powered  locomotives were in use on fixed rails contemporary with steam-  powered water craft, the steam engine saw limited service in free-  roving, self-propelled land transportation devices. The best  known exception, the Stanley Steamer, was produced on only a  small scale and only for a few years. Basically, vehicles ashore,  until the early years of the twentieth century, relied on the horse  for motive power. When, quite suddenly, self-propelled  "Horseless Carriages" developed by Olds, McLaughlin,  Studebaker, Buick, Ford, the Dodge Brothers and others became  available to those who could afford them, they were looked upon  Musings  John Burnside  "^  Mrs Norah Hill  She turns 80 years of age on  the day of this newspaper. She  is slim; she is trim; she is supple. Every day she follows a  regime of yoga exercises. She is  not flamboyant, self-effacing  rather. But at a recent wedding  reception she amazed those  who did not know her well with  the youthful enthusiasm of her  dancing when the music grew  insistent.  She is a member of the NDP.  Without seeking recognition,  she has worked for the party of  her choice for more than half a  century. She is a volunteer in  the NDP Bookstore, more than  that, she is the co-ordinator of  the other volunteers. Countless  hours have been spent on the  telephone arranging and  organizing, taking care of the  tedious details which must be  taken care of so that others can  take the limelight.  Like a West Coast forest  pool, she looks still and calm  on the surface; like a West  Coast forest pool she is constantly changed and renewed  by the currents of today; like a  West Coast forest pool her  depth.', contain a lurking wit  and awareness lying like sentient trout beneath the stillness  of the rocks.  She and her sister, Eileen  Glassford, were my first  friends when I came to the  Coast and T could not have  been luckier.! Through lean  years their affection and sup  port was steadfast. They commiserated in the unhappy times  and rejoiced when fortune  smiled.  Time and crowded circumstance have made me a less  frequent visitor to the house  that stands where the other  house stood, but I'm sure there  are at least two current books  in the process of being read.  The mind is still enquiring, still  being renewed four score of  years after her birth in  Glasgow.  She first came to the Coast  here some 70 years ago. She  and her little sister paddled  across to Keats Island on a log  before the first of the world's  wars in this century. She has  ; returned to end her days on the  site of that first summer cabin  to which she came when the  ; century was young. But not for  her is the quiet contemplation  of the end. She is as active, and  as giving now, as always.  Among the gifts that she  gives is the example of how one  can grow old with grace and  dignity; how the years cannot  detract from the youthfulness  . of a sense of humour; cannot  diminish a deep-held hope for  mankind.  It is my privilege and my  pleasure to salute a dear friend  on her 80th birthday. Ladies  and gentlemen, Mrs. Norah  Hill. Happy birthday, Auntie  Nonie.  very much as novelties rather than as transportation necessities*  They bogged down in muddy, rutty roads. Their motors failed go4  ing up long, steep grades, and backfired like cannons when the  spark was retarded on the way down. Their spongey tires blew on<  contact with root or rock. Well into the 1920s, young boys called*  out to a driver contending with his balky machine, "Get a��  horse!". But, when all went well on a tour along parkways and*  country roads, perhaps to some idyllic picnic site; the throaty!  sound emanating from the exhaust of one of these primitive;  automobiles was sweet music to the ear of its proud possessor.;  The time would come���but not yet���when these once innocuous,"  playthings would contribute to the obsolescence not only of ships?  not designed to carry these vehicles, but also of communities,  without roads for them to run on. Quadra Island, 1912. Phot6  courtesy Campbell River Museum. Caption by L.R. Peterson.  , vl had a .bit 6��a run-in with  :^hw  .last week. Well; run-in is not  quite the word; nobody has a  run-in with the Moose.  Moose is an old buddy of  mine from my old union days.  He was a union organizer with,  the Seamen's International  Union and I met him while he  was on a little raiding mission  against a ship controlled by the  Canadian Brotherhood of  Railway and Transport  workers. He was, and still is,  one of the great union  organizers. He's about six foot  four, 270 pounds and is  reputed to have eaten line  backers for breakfast when he  played high school football. All  in all, Moose can be very persuasive.  I tangled with him last week  when I phoned him down at the  union hall to ask his advice  about what we teachers should  do about making up the time  we missed on our three day  labour dispute. "Look  Moose," I said, "we teachers  absented ourselves from our  regular teaching duties for  three days because we felt it  was important to support our  brothers and sisters in the  public sector over the issue of  layoffs and seniority. Now  we're going to have to work  three days for free to make it  up to the students. What do  you think we should do?"  "Cut the crap kid" (he  always calls me 'kid') "you  whimpy bunch of egg heads hit  the bricks because you was  sucked in by union men. Don't  come bawling to me because  you got screwed around".  "But Moose" I protested,  "what were we supposed to  do?"  At this point the Moose's  language became a little earthy,  so I can't report exactly what  he said. But he reminded me of  the time that he led 80 sailors  on a wildcat walkout back in  the '50s. The issue (and. I  remember it well) arose when  an old steward got fired  because he wouldn't address  the chief steward as 'sir'.  When Moose heard that the  old guy had been fired he came  storming out on to the deck,  climbed up on the winch and  yelled up at the captain that if  the fired man wasn't back on  board in 15 minutes, the whole  crew was walking off.  1 don't recallirthat any of the  crew was consulted on the matter and there definitely wasn't a  vote; but then Moose, being  who he was, didn't have any  opposition either.  When the 15 minutes was up,.  Moose went back down into*  the foc'sle and came back out-  wearing his SIU uniform and-  carrying his sea bag (An SjILC  uniform, for those who don'j-;  know, is a dark rain coat witrfc  long baggy sleeves designed to  hide a sawed-off baseball bat;f*  Before I knew it, we were"-;  over the side and walking a' ;  picket line out on the street !  near our dock. ;  We weren't out long. By the ,  afternoon, the old steward was ;  back on board and the com- i  pany manager had personally ;  come out to the picket line and ;  apologized for what he called j  "an unfortunate misunderstan- I  ding". ;  I heard everything the com-   j  pany manager said and there   j  was no mention of us having  cheated the company or making up the time we lost.  We were out about four  hours maybe, so I guess we lost.  200 or so man-hours time. We  didn't get paid for those four  hours, but we didn't work  them; that was fair enough.  Moose reminded me of the  incident as a kind of answer to  my question. It was his way of  saying that if I had to ask him  such a stupid question, that  was all the answer I deserved. '~*  When the teachers hit the,  bricks for three days we didn't;  have that kind of leadership.:  We debated the whole thing for*,  hours on end; we voted; wei  agonized, and then we walked'  off the job. Now that the:  government has told us that we'  have to go back and work for*,  the equivalent of the three days',  we missed, the hot topic!  around the staff room is how;  we will make up the time. I've',  been in a few unions in my',  time; the IWA, the CBRT, the:  Steelworkers, and some others,:  but I don't think any of those t  unions would have put up with *  any discussion of making up)  time after a strike. 1  There aren't many men like -  Moose Smolinski, and certainly ,  the teachers' union has very ;  few of them. That's probably ���  just as well; I don't think I'd :  like Moose teaching my kids. ;  But he did have a way of  simplifying things. w~~ ' V  ���pw-faWTlV*-  --3  Coast News, December 12,1983  -.3.  ^Editor \  *>>  The doctors of this community  ��*JeeI very strongly about the seat  gvbelt benefits, and would appreciate  g&yourpublishing'this.  *g? The "New Year's Baby" at St.  te��Mary's will receive an infant car  ��j��eat. Thank you.  "~ E.J. Paetkau, MD  Eighty-five 1984 New Year*?  'babies willget a headstart ori safety  thanks to a gift from the British  Columbia Medical AssociatHtojtod  the doctors of the province. BegHfc  &ing qne second after midnight  "January 1,1984, BCMA wOT pre-  kookiim  m  sent an infant car seat to the first -  baby born in all B.C. hospitals  where babies are delivered.  "We hope our New Year's gifts  will set an example for all  parents," said Dr. David W.  Jones, Chairman of BCMA's  Communications Committee.  "Children should be protected in -"  motor vehicles for the first ride  'home from the hospital and for  every ride after."  The New Year's presentation is  part of BCMA's ongoing public  awareness'effort to .encourage use  of proper vehicle restraints for all  "passengers. The'program focuses  on childr.en, Dr. Jones* said,  because B.C.'s seat belt law only  coyers people over the age of sue.  "Seat belts and child restraints  save lives, prevent injury and save  millions of dollars in health care  and insurance costs," Dr. Jones  said. "Yet B.C. still lacks mandatory legislation to protect  children under six���those who cannot make this life-saving decision  for themselves."  For this reason, BCMA continues to encourage citizens to  write the Honourable Alex Fraser,  B.C. Minister of Transportation  and Highways, to ask for a seat  belt law covering children under  six.    .  The BCMA also acknowledged  the assistance of Reimer Express .  Lines Ltd., who donated half the '  cost of shipping the infant seats  from Montreal to Vancouver.  Residents protest  Mark Gijignard says...  Drive in the warmth and security ot a  reliable Skookum car or truck Several  late model economy cars now in stock  Accord  1981 HONDA  One Owner  4 Door  Economy, 4 cyl, 5 speed standard  transmission, deluxe tan cloth interior.  AM/FM stereo cassette, quartz clock,  tactometer, reclining seats, radial  tires, finished in sable mettalic. 24,000  ��� miles",'    .���.-. . ���.'.'.'.'...:���'���'M���:-'-X. ��� ���'���'���'...'��� ���:.- ���  SKOOKUM  DEAL  $7^695  *   SKOOKUM CONSIGNMENT  i ���   yxx XVIpGRMrxyrxr:  ���Your vehicle spldqulcklyf':  ',"'���;  Ask for details  HOTLINE  885-7512  Skookum Auto  Vl Dealer 7381 Sechelt   j  Editor's Note:; The following  letter to. Premier'Bennett was  received" by the Coast News'for  publication  , Dear Honourable Bennett:  We are most upset by the announcement regarding the increase in ferry rates effective  January 1, 1984.  You, Sir, the great initiator  of the 6 and 5 programme, how  can you allow our ferry rates to  go up by 48 per cent in one year  for a foot passenger���instead  of the "5" you so publicly  broadcasted.  Being a resident of the Sunshine x,Coast,x\ with no other  roads but the ferry system, the  rate of $2;7p for a foot  passenger���with the current  commuter card system���is going up to $4 due to the fact that  the cards are being abolished:  In addition, the rate of $14.95  for the vehicle is being increased to $18.00, which means a 20  per cent increase again partially  due to the cards being remov  ed. For an average family of  four, this means an increase of  approximately 30 per cent; the  people in this community can  ill afford this treatment!  We therefore request that the  commuter cards remain in effect at the current rate ($1)  which would still provide a  healthy increase in excess of 10  per cent.  Mrs. Helene Harmon  and 17 other signatures  YMCA  Camp  Over 100 boys and girls from  7-13 years will welcome in the New  Year at the sixth annual YMCA  Celebration Camp from December  30 to January 1, 1984.  Beginning with a trip to  Langdale on the B.C. Ferries'  Queen of* Cowichan and then to  Camp Elphinstone on the Sunshine  Coast.  Information on the program can  be obtained by calling Eunice of  the Vancouver YMCA at 224-2352  GRAND  Monday,,  December 12 th  It's All Mine  ' The first 5 people to make any  purchase on each of the following  days, Monday, Dec. 12,  Tuesday, Dec. 13,  Wednesday, Dec. 14,  Thursday, Dec. 15  and Friday, Dec. 16,  will receive,a free gift '  with value up to $40.00  COME TO US FOR  * Gold Chains * Pendants * Charms ��� Studs ��� Earrings  ��� Rings - Diamond, Saphires,. Rubys, Emeralds ���  * Also, Opals of every size   and grade ���   '    .  * Loose and Mounted < DIAMONDS    * APPRAISALS  ��� Redesigning Old or  CUSTOM WORK jewellery to your specifications  in ��� 10 Kt, 14 Kt & 18 Kt Yellow or White Gold ��� Also Platinum*  * JEWELLERY REPAIRS * WATCH REPAIRS  Fast Service - 48 hour service on most repairs.  OUR PRICE GUARANTEE  If you can find the same merchandise (Gold, Diamonds, Rubys, emeralds, Opals) for less,  anywhere in B.C., bring us proof and we will refund the difference.  'Within 15 days���doesnot apply to used, closing-outs, limited quantify or discontinued merchandise.  Open 7 Days  Next td ttje Omega Restaurant in Lower Gibsons  Mon. -Wed.  Vi .    ..  ........  Thurs. - Sat.  9-9  Sunday  10-5  Editor, ���  While recognizing that prices  and costs are an ever increasing  ^occurrence, the recent increases  for Sunshine Coast residents on  B.C. ferries are unreasonable  and discriminatory. For one  example:  Footpassengers,   non-resident,  now $3.70, as of January���.������!",���  1984 $4, increase - 8.1 per cent;  resident with card, now $2.70,  as of January 1, 1984y$4r increase1- 48.2 per cent. ';  -������ A   bit   of   a   discrepancy,  v wouldn't you say?  Certainly  not in keeping with the so-  called   period   of   restraint.  Wouldn't it be fairer to have a  ,50 cents increase on all foot  .passenger fares? An increase of  $1 ;30 is intolerable, especially  ^because it is aimed at one select  group;'. ���."���:���',���  I urge everyone concerned or  affected to immediately send a  letter of protest to Premier  Bennett, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.; V8V 1X4; and  please bring in or send a copy  to me.  John Shaske  Area F Director  c/o Howe Sound Pharmacy,  R.R.2, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0 886-3365  P.S. B.C. Ferries revoked resident   card   privileges   in   the  mid-1970s but were forced to  reinstate them after the ensuing  public outcry. We have made  and can make a difference.  Editor,  We are Canadian Second World  War flyers who are members of an  organization called the Wartime  Pilots and Observers Association.  Next September, we are staging  our fourth, and probably our last,  reunion of wartime aircrew, of all  nationalities.  We feel that there are eligible  flyers in your circulation area who  may be interested in re-uniting with  aircrew members  they  may  not ���  have seen in many years.  Allister McDiarmid  Reunion Publicity Committee  ; P.O. Box 2639,  Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4B3  ��� fc  Tft M wi)t {g&uett udoiwii:  fcifxdb ebHotomg HcM & ��r  fte PeK&ftuBo, we witk yen a,  my happy. fcsa��% Cfe&fneca"  & Hem tfea*. S��eet^,>  ��va&Vi��k.08m~ j  The St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary Thrift  Shop Committee would like  to thank their supporters  who have helped to make  this another successful year.  We will be closed from   ';  Dec. 18 to Jan. 2/84.  FridayEvening  $/ Pebbles Restaurant  Come and Dine to  (,   Live Music  (: with Adam McBride  i on the Keyboard  Retewa now for our  New Year's Eve Dinner  Dance to Live Music  with Adam McBride  $30.00 per person  Restaurant  885-5811 r  On Trail Bay at the   foot of Trail Avenue  t:  it'  .���-7'  'Pif  *' t  $-1  k  J ,1  p) 4  PEOPLE  COME FIRST AT  IGR  PRICES EFFECTIVE:    WED., DEC. 14th - SAT., DEC. 17th  / '-1  ���>       ^tTi^^"   i  TABLERITE  u^v^  j wi*> -M  I.G.A. - Royal Guest   ,  COFFEE    ; i6oz. 2.59  Instant  Colombia Blend 10 qz.  or Decaffeinated 8 oz.  NESCAFE    ..... iooz. 5:49  Old Dutch  POTATO CHIPS       200 gm .99  I.G.A.  MUSHROOMS     iooz. .79  Imperial  MARGARINE 3 lbs.2.49  Nabob - Deluxe  TEA BAGS 120s 3.89  McLaren's - Kent Jar ,  PICKLES  .375 ml: 1:. 9.9  Olives, Gerkins, Onions & Cherries  I.G.A. - Pure  APPLE JUICE 48 oz. 1.29  I.GA.     .'    v  VEGETABLES      12or 14oz 2/.99  Cut Green or Wax Beans, Cream or Kernel Corn,  Kidney Beans  Bick's w ����  DILLS ...        .11 2.29  Plain, with Garlic, or Polski  Bick's  PICKLES ...   Vi 2.89  Baby Dills, Sweet Mixed or Yum Yum  Crest  TOOTHPASTE.   Sunlight  Dishwashing  DETERGENT,.  Sunlight - Liquid  DETERGENT   Delsey ������"'���".  BATHROOM TISSUE  Hi&Dri  PAPER TOWELS  100 ml  1.59  J Maple Leaf - Canada Grade f\   -  Butter Basted, Frozen  TURKEYS.. All Sizes (Ib. 1.59) kg 3.51  Gov't. Inspected, Grade A , Frozen  Wentzel Brand - 2-Vk kg  YOUNG DUCKLINGSdb. 1.59)kg 3.51  Ready to Eat  COTTAGE ROLL  HALVES.    ....  ..(lb. 2.39) kg 5.27  Tablerite-Skinless, Regular  WIENERS    ...454 gm pkg   1.29  Royal Greenland - Frozen  SHRIMP MEAT.    250 gm pkg 3.99  PRODUCE  BRUSSELS SPROUTS    rkg 1.99  Texas - Pink  GRAPEFRUIT.   .56s 5/1.00  Florida Grown,-Vine Ripe  TOMATOES:....y   ib. .59 kg 1.30  1.4 kg 3.69  .1.2.49  4s1.69  2s .99  McCain's  SUPER FRIES ..       1 kg 1.39  Minute Maid  ORANGE JUICE     . .12.5 oz. 1.09  Fraser Vale  POINSETT AS & MUMS for  Christmas will arrive Dec. 16th and  be sold at very reasonable prices.  FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON we  have a full selection of regular,,  frozen or fresh Turkeys, Roasting  Chickens, Ducks, Cornish Hens,  Hams, Cottage Rolls, Ham  Wedges, Sausage Meat and  Poultry Dressing.  PENDER  HARBOUR  POOL  SCHEDULE  Early Bird Swim  Public Swim  Public Swim  Public Swim  Public Swim  M.W.F. 8:00-9:00 a.m.  M.T.W.T.F. 12:00- 1:00 p.m.  Sat. 2:00 -4:00 p.m.  M.T.W.T.F. 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  Sat. 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Public Swim  Family Swim  Adults Only  Adults'n'Teens  Ladies Swim  Sat. & Sun. 6:30��� 8:30 p.m.  Sun. 2:00 ��� 4:00 p.m.  M.T.W.T. 8:00 ��� 9:30 p.m.  Friday 8:00-9:30 p.m.  T.&T. 1:00-2:00 p.m;  Many lessons & specialized sessions are offered. Please phone 883-2612 for more information.  HE  M  PENDER HARBOUR CENTRE  WsRoserwelhe  To unm Quantities  I  k  I    !  3  !'J  ���'*    m't    ^'\\,mJmi'nX',''i ��� Coast News, December 12,1983  ;;;'7ii^  ���.ixy  :Wed;#thu^  xry./y^xr-'^ ��� ';x;y:'xxx:'  '*������>',:.���  '���2��-  p'SiK.  The Perfect Gift  is waiting for you  at tfie Cactus Flower!  Jeans 25%  off  Lots of in-store  SURPRISE SPECIALS  Gift Certificates, Lay-Away Plan  available.  trail bay centra  sechelt  885-5323  sunnycrest mall  gibsons  886-7615  Just in time for  Christmas!  New Arrivals  -Tyrol Ski Jackets  From $110���  Banff 100% Wool  Sweaters  From $70  We have the perfect gift  tor the man in  Richa-^  Shop  Shop Loea  *.,+.  {jMllHuul  . C^^SSSfcSSS^-SSJS^S^S^  ^  6  %���  kj\'nii|iiini )i||iiiiumiPnj  ���r////s///////////s.-;--s/--f  SHU  Can't  Decide?  If you're looking for a  special gift for that  special girl in your life,  we can help.  Mall Hours  OPEN  UNTIL 9 P.M-  Wed., Thurs., Fri.  Dec. 21,22, 23  as well as  EVERY FRIDAY  Open until 6 p.m., Dec. 24  r*.  Receive a  FREE  ROD  Trolling or  . Mooching with  purchase of  Daiwa's 1984  275 Salmon Reel  only $59.98  TRAR BAY SPORTS ���^~  ~���X&=��  \Fx&  4  w C  ,m  May we suggest a leathar handsel? We have i �� ed  assortment of small to medium sizea* bags  ami a few large enes. Excellent colour chaser.  Mack, e/ey, brown, burgundy & navy.  Another suggestien-  Suede leather "fbefmitfe"~��ite-lniea' far cezy warmth.  Colours: blue, friun or cream   .   aa�� |}��B  ^ Oorfs Shoes  Sunnycrest Mall,    Gi.bsoris  886r2624  "A little bit Country, a little bit City... the best^^b^  Super*Valu    r Sears  C.H. John Gordon <& Co. Goddard's Fashion Centre  Toys & Hobbies for All Ages You-Del's Delicatessen  Sew Much More  'XXX-XxXxy '���y-;..x Home Hardware   -  Sunnycrest Restaurant Pharmasaye  Canadian Imperial Bank off Commerce Orange-O  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems Parry Shop  Radio Shack -Adventure Electronics Liquor Store  \The-Candy :Slid^^ [--J . Henry's Bakt>ry _;..  Dee's Fine Cleaning  Village Greenhouse   ,  Players'Arcade   .���  Suncoast Agencies X  Gibsons Realty   i  SAAN  Royal.Bank of Canada  Trail Bay Sports  Richard's Men's Wear  Todd's Children's Wear     ^  . Don's. Shqes;7 xX-x  Gibspns-Traver>^^  :':jy:Unisex;Hai^  ���;The Feathered;,Nest^'r>^^^'^-r  Cosy Corner Crafts xXx^ryyXxxf  . Kits Cameras        rX^ixri^xxyXX  Cactus Flpwer;;;'^^;7;,7";^^^7:-;:; ',���[  ������'in'���    ���������"���.;���"���"'��� ���' '";��� v'". ' '''"���"���" ':".'���' ��� w��S"i^ii.'.-. j''  \ .-, -..:>, v-"���''-���-���  -*.-:*   <','���.!�����-.  Coast News, December 12,1983  ���^^f^��  PROFESSIONAL  PHOTOS by  =iAincoA*i  Satellite Dish  Demonstration  Mon. - Tues.  r Wed.  Dec. 12, 13, 14  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  At Sunnycrest Centre  Finest Qualify Systems  Show Special  $1,895.00  COMPLETE  + INSTALLATION  For info., contact  Bob, Room #1,  Uptown Motel,  Gibsons  Sky-Beam  Television ltd.  f-���-  ' *>> pi,  ��/fofl?s Pharm asm will be open Sunday,  December 18th. Hours tt a.m. to 4 p.m.  Many items on sale. Plus a bonus discount of  10% on all merchandise.  (except Cigarettes and Prescriptions)  #3  NOMA INDOOR  20X FANCY LIGHTS  Assorted Sets Beg. $5.95  SALE $4.49  ^  ^'".-^   ^  ,rs?f.  -iVi-V*  l-i^S?:  *;*p\   .Mf-q  7^i*;,;  V;;';S-*Sv >+*  ��  PEEK FREAN CELEBRATION  700 gm Box Ass'td. Biscuits  A Great Gift  \*-  \%-p-  SALE  $3.49  NOMA ECONOEL  25 Outdoor Set       Reg. $14.98  SALE $10.98  v tjv  NOMA 25 LIGHT outdoor set  Reg. $16.00  SALE $11-50  PANASONIC BATTERIES  C & D Size       Reg. 2 Pak $1.59  SALE .98  -*t^�� a  .^.k  t&*  MEXICAN WALLETS  All Leather      Reg. $22.00  'SALE $11.99-    <l �������� - .      } ' ''   s  ������'... .. j   , ������  ' '- - " <���    ������ 1 %    -    '*     - " ' % W      P  ^GARFIELD GROWTH CHARTS  Reg. $5.99  <������>  y&  >v?��t  SALE  $3.98  C/v  ..��\  A Super Buy From 8" to 48"  ALL SMURF PLUSH TOYS  1/2 Price  r^v"  ���*/������*'*���>�����>   >��� w  \ *X''  TRIVIA FOR KIDS  ���LQ, 2000  SALE $17.95  %-1  xx<xy >-,< rrJ%yx  J'S  ���  %  '.K  ' -<&X>  lMx-  *&���  f'  &zzm%X;x:rz.  Quality Meats  Partly Skinned - Ready to Serve  Prices Effective:  TueSp-Sat, Dec; 13th - 17th  ,v**  ", >��� t  Canada Grade  it # %. * ��+ +  Beef  ./.-kg  'mmm  I O' Ib. ���  Bone In, Shank, Portion  99  .Bonefnl  :Jkg  2.18 m. .99  ��� *��� V .  Canada Grade  Beef ;  rib roast  Preyiousty Frozen * Pork  side':.!:  spare  Fletcher's  lite 'ii'  Bone In    kg  4^17^1.89  ���5   ^p-p    p        ��  ttX>    >?<��� X     zX  ,'        /���  X \,A  X ? s 'y  kg  3< OQ- ^t1': AO  l"T!!!l!!!^ll?f  f^J  .f    ^        V  Pil.'^i!."**^'1  Grocery Value  Scott ��� Green Only  paper  towels       :  Noma - 4 Pack Refill  Christmas lights  2 roll pkg.  Indoor  Outdoor  Moir's - Pot 'o' Gold  chocolates  3.99  450 gm box  Craven A ��� Regular or Menthol  cigarettes       11-49  20s ctn.  M.J.B.  Regular, Drip or Percolator  COffee 454 gm 2-7"  Blue Bonnet  margarine  2.49  1.36 kg/3 lb. pkg.  Sunlight Mott's  laundry clam  detergent 2 4 kg 4.49    juice  Mott's  clamatc  1.36 litre tin  1.99  Hostess  Mixers  potato 7 up o  ChipS 200 gm pkg    -99 PePS*  2/1.29  750 ml bottles  Fresh Produce  Florida ��� Pink or White x ", '  grapefruit iy.���...-.. : 4/^89:  <4 ^        t  Idaho  potatoes  454 kg/10 lb. bag  Florida/: Canada #1 .     ' ,'  tdmatdes -.'.<.\.,. kg 1.74  xry,'r- < 7Q  (x.-x,:.  ' 1   2        '>  California.;  broccoli  kg 1.74  .   ib. ���/ &  Oven Fresh Bakery  Oven-Fresh  diJlner or  crusty roils  Oven-Fresh  chuckwagon -  bread      454 gm 2/1>49  1  m  Get it at the PHARMASAVE PRICE  SunnycresftoaJijGibsbns   886-T213  Suhbeam7  sandwich  bread;   !  Martha'Laine  675 gm   1.15;       Qa kfr  1.3$;kg/3,ib.  5i99  .  ^��� rj^ZJt^L. lw"i-j*B>ViVji^i-^'. *  '���.'���VVV'*^���*.' �� t*'  I  <- -J.-  IF  Coast News, December 12,1983  WSSPW25337-��������� -/-::��t7-jr; 1  ���^   *    * �� -�� r 1* . 1  -a.  .^.^p, �����* ,,   *       ^-    ^    - , 1  W       i  pi  ISilHfBl.BSilgiiiKi|i  t-Tom Grant as Jacob Marley and John Johnson as Ebenezer  ��-Scrooge are photographed in rehearsal for Gordon Wilson's  ^'adaption of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". The play will be seen  ���Jane McOual photo  ���Cal the Roberts Creek Hall this week.  *���  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  CAROL SINGING SUNDAY  The Sunshine Choristers will  once again lead the carol singing at  the Baptist Church in Sechelt, corner of Trail and Mermaid Streets^  on Sunday, December 18 starting  at 7 p.m. Now a Christmas tradition in Sechelt, this interdenominational service is looked  forward to as an important part of  the Christmas season. Everyone is  welcome. The collection taken will  go to Shorncliffe, the new Sechelt  Intermediate Care Society facility.  ANNUAL MEETING  The annual meeting and lucheon  of the St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, Sechelt branch, enjoyed a  turnout of 63 members. Held at the  Parthenon Restaurant in Sechelt,  v*J  Roberts Greek  >�����'  A Christmas Carol  ���-J by Jeanie Norton Parker, 886-3973  ~��; Having trouble getting into the  ��2 Christmas spirit? Maybe seeing the  "^original Scrooge will help to get rid  ��**-of your own humbug attitude.  ��*' The Suncoast Players are presen-  ��~tihg Charles Dickens' "A  ��v;Christmas Carol" at the Roberts  ����Creek Community Hall this week,  Wednesday through Saturday, at  >5?30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m.  Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for  children, available at Seaview  Market in Roberts Creek.  Thursday is Roberts Creek  Elementary School's Christmas  Concert, called "A Christmas  Gift". All parents and area  residents are cordially invited to attend either the afternoon dress  rehearsal at 1:30 or the evening  performance at 7 in Kraus HaJl (the  Cablevision service  C^yLoan authorization by-law 254,  Kwhich will allow the borrowing of  ;��3hbney for the purpose of expan-  r&kig cablevision service into the  fyjEast Porpoise Bay area was given  Cfijfial adoption by the regional  y��bard at last Monday's inaugural  KNOW ANYONE  meeting.  With the adoption, the funds  wilr be raised and turned over to  the cable company to pay for the  extension of services. Cablevision  service should be available in that  area sometime in the new year.  WHO CANT READ?  +   Matches adult learners with  volunteer tutors. (Can you tutor?)  'Adult Basic Literacy Education  FREE  885-3512  SUNSHINE COAST T.V.  CDWRIE STREET, SEpHELT-       ;B85-98,16  ^^���M���^''tb'���;i5AL^E.it,s^the.:S,EBVrCE'th|lt'c6ulft8'':'^^  gym). It will be standing room only, so come early for a good seat.  LEGION ELECTIONS  It's almost 1984 and it's time to  elect a new executive for the legion.  Elections will be held this Wednesday at 8 p.m. All voting members  are urged to attend (and pay their  1984 membership fees).  WINE WINNERS  The Fourth Annual Homemade  Wine and Beer Contest held atihe  legion December 3 was a huge success. There were 18 red wines alone  so the judges had their workeut  out for them. y  Winners in the light beer were:  Sue Ellion, first; Richard Price and  G. Boyd tied for second; and  David Morgan, third. In the dark  beer, Richard Price and G. Boyd  tied for first.  John and Mel Byatt took first in  the white wine; category, Dennis  Martin, second, Ken Boe and Judy  Fitzgerald, third. In red wine it was  Kelly Road Cherry, first, Steve  Sleep, second and Yvonne  Morgan, third. Richard Price took  the prize in the sweet red wine  category. r.  Thanks to all the entrants for  participating, the judges for per-  , forming such an onerous job, the  legion for hosting the event, arid  Stella Mutch for organizing the  whole thing. Let's keep up the  tradition! ��  '���'RAFFLE WINNERS .. ..; ...,.$  .JL^eschool^ raffje^^pthe Craft  Faire we're Vai Siiver, first prize |ja  baby quilt, handmade by Jane  Darling;^ Marilyn   Slater,   second  brunch for two at the Creekhouse  Restaurant;   and   A.   McKinnon,  third - a hamper of homemade  preserves, jams, jellies.   .  TEENS' CLUB  ; A teens' club is being formed for  Tuesday nights at the Roberts  Creek Legion starting January 3,  1984. Young teenagers are invited  to come from 6:30-10:30 p.m: for  pool, shuffieboard, ping-pong,  cards, checkers, Trivial Pursuit,  music and refreshments.  . There will be. good parental  supervision arid volunteers would  be much appreciated. Phone Annie  Dempster at 885-3326 for information and tb offer help. Many  thanks to the legion for their  generosity in making this possible.  WEALS LIGHTS  The Weals are presenting their  annual extravaganza of Christmas  lights on the highway for the enjoyment of all the community and  Other passersby. They welcome  visitors and donations will go to  the Roberts Creek Parents Auxiliary for a .new adventure  playground at the school.  TERM FINISHED  Roberts Creek Elementary  finished off the fall term in good  fashion. The Roberts Creek senior  girls' soccer team, coached by Jack  Tiernan, won first pla^e in the recent district championship tournament and Garry Gray's senior boys  placed second.  The students' council were able  to contribute $600 to the B.C.  Lions Society for Cripple Children  on Timmy's Christmas Telethon.  Thanks to all who supported them  in their fund raising.  RAINFALL DISPUTED  Incidentally, a local meterologist  disputes Maryanne West's rain  records in the November 23 issue  of the Coast News. He says  Roberts Creek received much less  than the 60.33 inches Maryanne  had recorded at her weather station  so far "for the year. They don't call  Roberts Creek the banana belt for  nothing���we get even more. sunshine than the rest of the so-called  Sunshine Coast.  St. Mary's  Catholic Church  Winners of Christmas Raffle  Or. Petzold - Wine  Mrs. Gibbons - Mirror  Mrs. Bader-Turkey  Mrs. Geisbrecht ��� Cake  Thank you  to all participants.  those attending declared it. was one  of the best luncheons, so a special  thanks to the staff and management.  Special guest Jane Sorko, vice-  president of St. Mary's Hospital  Society, very graciously installed  the new officers: president, Muriel  Hutchison; vice-president, Kathy  Mavin; secretary, Janice Wallace;  treasurer, Mary Bannerman; executive officer, Billie Steele;  publicity, Barbara Hanke and past- .  president, Betty Laidlaw.  Two life memberships were  presented this year, one to Rae Fitzgerald at the Thrift Shop luncheon for the Sechelt branch, and  one to Mary Redman at last  Wednesday's luncheon.  MINI-MOB ENTERTAINS  A concert was held at Greene  Court Drop-In Centre on Monday,.  December 5. It's main purpose was  to give the Mini-Mob an opportunity to perform to' a live audience. The group of youngsters  are coached and encouraged by the  lady who certainly knows how to  draw out the hidden talent of people, be they young or not so young,  Nikki Weber of Halfmoon Bay  Hams fame.  The Greene Court committee  generously donated the use of the  hall for the evening. The parents  provided luscious goodies to enjoy  with the coffee.  Choreography was by Nikki  Weber, assisted by Karen  Boothroyd, performed by Diana  and Donna Nygard, Jeannette  Gorey, Pam Robertson and Susan  Middleton^s they took everyone to  Hawaii with their dancing.  A specialty number on a shampoo commercial with Tanya  Wishlove arid Andre Clayard  entertained as did three little old  ladies, Andre Robilliard, Karen  Myhill-Jones and Kristie Beecham,  who sang "Dearie".  "I saw Mummy kissing Santa  Claus", was performed by Alexis  Gruner, Julie Chung and Dianna  Gustafson.  Kee Chung, Paul Gruner, Kar-  mann Gustafson were part of the  singing group that included all the  performers and were also in the  Kitchen Board Band, performing  with pots, pans and kazoos. A  good rendition of "You Light up  my Life" was played on the mouth  pianos.  Jubal LeRue ' practised and  learned his part for^ t^.e evening pid  'then had to miss the fun because he  was home, sick. .  ' The G.G.s (generation.'gap)' consisted of Nikki Weber, Fjpyd  Carmen, Ken Gustafson on his  steel guitar, and Dave Evan son  sang a few popular oldies.  Karen Boothroyd, in a special  guest appearance, gracefully performed a Hawaiian dance, and  Debbie Middleton, a special jazz  number.  Connie Wilson did her usual excellent playing on 'the piano as accompanist. Santa put in a appearance to help in a gift exchange.  Thanks to Tony Pike, an unseen  performer,    who   earned    his.  qualifications   to   perform   as   a  volunteer fireman.  Roberts Creek Legion  Wednesday, Dec. 14th  8 p.m.  Legion Hall  ALL MEMBERS PLEASE ATTEND  ...the finer things in life all in one store...  BOOKS  ��� a wonderful selection  CANADIAN ART PRINTS  ��� including local   artist P. markaraff  CLASSICAL mUSIC  ��� and a selection of Relaxation fflusic  Publisher's Clearance Books  Hardcover, Great Prices, Great Gifts^  Come and do your Christmas  Shopping at THE BOOKSTORE,  relax and help yourself to coffee  in our new ''Backroom Coffee Room".  Cowrie St.   Sechelt   885-2527  YA Sewing Machine  is a Gift that  Keeps on  Giving  All Year  Through!!  t ...  In store models only.,  Calanda - 728F  Janome - 657  Bernina - 801  Pfaff -1025  Pfaff-1209  Reg. $   329.00 $263.00  Reg. $ 409.00 $327.20  Reg. $   989.00 $791.00  Reg. $ 649.00 $519.00  Reg. $1,140.00 $912.00  Si  ecvSady  TRAIL BAY CENTRE   SECHELT 885-2725  Send A  at  Christmas  Why not share your life on the Sunshine  Coast with family and friends who live in  other places.  Ttfal <mp fainy ck etc wtpa* to. dU,  Coast News  Box 460, Gibsons  ���enclose  $18 - 6mos. subscription  $30 - 1 year subscription  $35 - 1 year subscription  (foreign)  We'll ensure that your Christmas message is attached  to the first issue mailed. -V*   f.*������>*".<������ .p-.p  ���^WMKii^MMiMW  Coast News, December 12,1983  7.  �� George Taylor serves one of his first customers, Jock Gibson in  j his capacity as an agency liquor operator at Taylor's Store. Ques-  j tioned as to what they will sell, George chuckled and said,  ' 'Anything distilled or fermented legally..." -jane mcouh photo  heed now is a mini-banking  by Jane McOuat, 883-9342  So we've finally got a grog shop,  in Garden Bay. The geography of  the Harbour being what it is, to go  to the government liquor store,  | and to bank meant a 20 mile round  I trip by road. Also, if folks dropped  * over for dinner, just getting a bot-  �� tie of wine was an absurd price  because with extra miles you add  on about $2-3 to the price of your  purchase.  That's all over now as Taylor's  Store has an agency status and  t more power to them I say. What  t  we  system where one can deposit and  withdraw and that's all. After that,  watch business boom, well, maybe  not quite boom, but.  When you drop in to check out  the new facilities at Taylor's, take a  chance on winning the huge  Christmas Teddy Bear in the store  raffle. I'm not much on stuffed  toys, but this fellow is so bright  you can't help but like him. Oddly  enough, there are some people who  don't like yellow! -  BANK NEWS  Now, more banking news. Gwen,  ^Td5I^pdy>feR^  Pender Harbour  TOOL & EQUIPMENT RENTALS  ��� STIHL &H0MELITE CHAINSAWS  AND ACCESSORIES  ��� SMALL ENGINE SPECIALISTS  ��� RADIATOR SHOP  883-9114  From Directors, Management & Staff of the  Pender Harbour Credit Union  Holiday Hours:    Thurs., Dec. 22-10 a.m. ��� 6 p.m.  Dec. 23, 24, 25 & 26 ��� Closed  Fri., Dec. 30, 10 a.m. ��� 6 p.m.    Jan. 2/84 ��� Closed  c   our  opening  V*  are In effect for  only, some Items are  "one only" special.  In-Daah Auto Reverse AM/FM Cassette  with 3-Way Speakers  List $329.95 Sale ���IS��00  (1 only) New Sharp Cassette Deck,  Metal, Dolby, *f19��B  New T-Table. (1 only) ���������*  Pioneer 10Va Inch Reel-to-Reel  (used) >69908  Pioneer HPM-40 3-way Speaker  (used <99*8  Kenwood Personal Auto-Release  Metal Cassette M52����B  Headphones       ���9Mto��4��9����  Car Amps up to 130 Watte R.M.S.  Equalizers from *29M  Sx9 3-Way Car Speakers ��499B  Fender Power Amp, Yt Price, 2SO RMS  per Channel, Stereo 10 Band,  Led Eq. *199BB  Wharfdale Laser 80. SO watt max.  "aoo����oft  StratNew 1/SSPrle��  Super Stereo, W, JBL, EV, K Wood,  CM.YM.HE ��iyffSOO����  Tama Set, full warranty, demo  1/2 Price  All musical equipment reduced. Amps,  Mixers, etc.  ultra sound  [cedar plaaca, gBbsorts SC^Ul^d  sound]  Davidson, manager of the Bank of  Montreal here, has convinced the  powers that be that we need a lending officer and that the bank cannot expect people to take the time  and money out to travel to Sechelt  just to talk. As a result, we will  have a lending officer up here each  Friday, except December 23. Appointments would be helpful, but  not necessary.  This is a good tinie to note the  different Christmas hours that the  bank and Credit Union are displaying. There's nothing like missing  getting your money out in time for  Christmas. Take heed!  CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS  I see that Gib and Sophie at  Ruby Lake Restaurant will be closed December 24, 25 and 26. They  will .still be working though,  they're having all their families  over for a big celebration. One  bright reason to go there soon is  that once again Gib has the big tree  all lit up. Just driving by I can feel.  my heart soften with happy  memories of all the Christmases. If  you don't think you're in the spirit  yet, drive by on a clear night, I  think you'll like it.  CHRISTMAS PLAY  If you didn't get to see "A  Christmas Carol" at the high  school last week, you can still pick  it up. at Roberts Creek this week.  It's a timely play and full of fun.  Best of all, the message is "it's  never too late to change". I wish  Reagan and Andropov and all the  rest could see it too!  NEW BABIES  Still, with all this worry there's  the balance that life gives. Last  week St. Mary's Hospital hosted  three Harbour women, then their  three men and finally three new  babies. John and Rosa Ware had a  big boy, Erik; Ross Macdonald  and Wendy Milner had a girl,  Sarah, and Kim and Mike Clark  also had a girl, Kate. Proud grandparents there, are Peggy and Peter  Grabenhof. Welcome and congratulations to everyone!  CHINOOK LIMIT  Take note that the catch of  Chinooks is reduced from four to  two per day.  TELEPHONE CABLES  John Elsdon, our phone man,  tells me that a new cable capable of  servicing 900 more phones, has just  been laid between Madeira Park  government wharf and Garden Bay  Estates. That's good; we're getting  ready to grow again.  , Actually, iri the midst bf all the  economic gloom, .'this area has  quite a few pots on the stove and  lots of'people in there stirring  them. More on this next week, but  with a golf course, Employment  Development Agency and rapidly  expanding community council, I  think we'll come out okay.  LIBRARY NEWS  I almost always forget about our  library, but Joan Willcock tells me  there's 40 new books in this week  and still more to be put out.  Membership for the coming year  may be paid after December 15,  (it's due January 1), and it's $2 for  a single and $3 for a family. How  can you lose? Hours are Tuesday,  Thursday and Saturday, 1:30-3:30  p.m. Another reason I'll probably  do it is because the pool and the  "heavenly sauna" will be closed  from December 12 through the  holidays. Now that hurts! Just  when we have the most time and  the most need (oink, oink!) for exercise. Still, I guess the pool  workers need a holiday too.  Unemployed  Action  schedule  Monday-information/assistance UI and GAIN problems;  Tuesday���Free soup and sandwich, 12-2 p.m.; Wednesday���  Sechelt Indian Band Hall, 1-4  p.m.; Thursday���Information/  assistance, UI and GAIN problems; Friday���Clothing exchange.  If you are interested in the  Canada World Youth program and  are between 17 and 20 years of age,  the UAC has information and application forms.  Regular Tuesday night film  showing is postponed until  December 13 when we will be  showing 'These are the Reasons' at  7:30 p.m.  The Unemployment Action Centre is desperately in need of a filing  cabinet. Anybody having one to  donate, please call us at 886-2425.  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  FURNITURE  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2812  CHIMNEY CLEANING  A quick note about fires. Now is  a good time, while your spiffing  the house up for Christmas, to get  the chimney inspected or cleaned.  It will give you a good idea how  much creosote you've built up so  far and how often you'll have to  look at it to be safe. Nobody has  money right before or after  Christmas but can you really afford not to check this out?  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  December 16 is that last day for  donations to the "In lieu of  Christmas Cards" sponsored by  the Pender Harbour Hospital Auxiliary, make cheques payable to  Pender Harbour Hospital Auxiliary and mail to Box 105, Madeira  Park.  ENTERTAINMENT  Two last things. We've got  entertainment here on the Coast so  try it out. The calibre will amaze  you. For jazz fans its Elmer Gill  and Eddie Davies at the Jolly  Roger, December 15. Tickets are  limited. For good humour, good  music and lots of down home fun,  go to see Bob and Sylvia at Lord  Jim's new lounge. From every person I phoned tp ask "how did you  enjoy them?" (Bob and Sylvia),  the answers were "great, super,  really fun, definitely adult���but  hilarious", so there you are. Up  off those rumps and take in some  live entertainment!  Sunday, Dec. 18th 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Pender Harbour  Lions Park  Breakfast $3.00  Children FREE if accompanied by aduit.  Santa arrives 10:00-10:30  depending on the weather!  Best coffee on the Coast  25* per cup  HtJQ&   Breakfasts #2.75  We   will   be   CLOSED   for   our  family Christmas Dec. 24, 25 & 26.  \o{  o^s Smorgasbord  t,v will be Dec. 19 and Jan. 1 .  Still only $8.95  Ruby Lake Restaurant  Hwy. lOl      883-2269  JMEG&  'PENTAX^  The Automatic Choice  pentax!  MG  ��� Simple and easy to use  ��� Self timer  ��� Interchangeable, lense  ��� Autowinder optional  Pentax Autowinder *129"  Pentax AF160 Flash *39**  199  case extra  Largest  selection  of  frames  &  mats  I \  TrrPhoto  ���| will compete with ANY Vancouver store on cameras, lenses or flashes. The  djflerence,in price, IF ANY, will be less'than your travel costs. Cash/cheque only.  ���y x ti  i        ^ at  A  <  Add Some Colour  To Your Christmas!!  DURING OUR CLEARANCE OF ALL  GENERAL PAINT  30% off  Regular Prices  While Stock Lasts  FLAT LATEX - ALL COLOURS  52-101 Reg. $23.99  ;.      $1595Gallon  EGGSHELL LATEX  55-010 Reg. $25.99  *1 595 Gallon  WIN one or FIVE  Work-Staff  Draw will be made   D&C8fTlber 24th  iKQppSi  BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD.  Toll Free  From Vancouver  688-8814  Gibsons  886*8141 Cy^^--^> ~'~TTr%'^'  '-'-'-cv-^;v-~-< -���*  Coast News, December 12,1983  The annual meeting of the Sunshine Coast District Council of the  Boy Scouts of Canada was chaired  in the Lloyd Gosse Lounge at  Carhp Byng in late November by  Ted Dinsley. Introductions,  reports of the various groups and  previous minutes were crisply  presented and adopted.  Gift presentations of appreciation were made to Ted Dinsley,  retiring chairman and Audrey  Cobleigh, treasurer, for their years  of service.  Watch for their announcement  of coming special events by the  district council which will include a  'special' in scouting week in  February 1984 and participation in  the Seventh Regional Hike-A-  Thon in April 1984.  The guest speaker was Bill Gage  from the Coast Regional District  office who commented on  "Scouting in the Space Age���Have  things really changed?".  The report of the nominating  committee was accepted and the  following executive for 1984 were  elected:  Honorary President, Norm Burley;  Past President, Ted Dinsley; President,  Walter Dennis; Vice-President, Bob  Adams; Secretary, Stephanie Ryan;  Treasurer, Bill McKee; Members at  large, Alex Bowie, Don Chappel, Tom  Collins, Bob Brydon, Carol Hartman,  Dave Hartman, Olivia Seal, Jim  Johnstone, Doug Honeybunn.  Highlights of changes  Effective January 1,1984  1. RATES  An overall average increase of 6%.  A general increase for Third Party  Liability coverage together with adjustments for vehicle use, will result in an  increase of between $11 and $25.  Depending upon the kind of ^vefy%les;  and the insurance purchased*, Some owners of vehicles rated for 'business use' will  realize a reduction of between $6 and $25.  Some owners of vehicles rated for 'pleasure use' or for -driving to and from work'  and others who have trailers or vehicles on  which the premium is much lower than  average, will pay more.  ��� ������������^_ I I   I    ���. I���������III,       ' '   I   ��� I.  2. PREMIUM FINANCE PLAN  Premium financing will be discontinued effective with January 1, 1984 renewals and new business after that date. A  combination of loss of investment income  and operating costs makes the continuation of this service inappropriate in this  period of restraint. Institutions dealing in  loans of this nature have been advised of  this change.  3. DEDUCTIBLE OPTIONS  (for private passenger and light commercial vehicles)  Specified Perils may be purchased  with a deductible of $50.  With a Comprehensive deductible of  either $50 or $100, Collision coverage  may be purchased with a deductible of  either $100, $200 or $300.  With a Comprehensive deductible of  $100 or $150, Collision may be purchased  with a deductible of $500.  With a Comprehensive deductible of  $150, Collision may be purchased with a  deductible of $1,000.  (The higher the deductible, the lower the  premium.)  4. BUSINESS USE CLASSIFICATION  The definition of 'business use' has  been expanded to include the use of a  vehicle by an employee who is paid by an  employer for using ���the vehicle in the  course of his work. TJus does riot encom-  pass-r\cojhmercial use', which means the  use of a vehicle for thef&elivery or carriagey  of goods. Consult your Autoplan Agent  for full details.  5. TRANSFER PROCEDURES  Before compatible licence number-  plates may be attached to a replacement  vehicle and existing coverage transferred  to a newly acquired vehicle for the 10 days  permitted to formally register the transfer,  it, is required that title or interest in the  previously licenced vehicle be transferred.  6. REHABILITATION  When a rehabilitation claimant fails  to comply with medically approved and  recommended physical rehabilitation  treatment or vocational training, disability  payments may be discontinued after expiry of 60 days notice.  For more detailed information on  these items and other optional  Autoplan coverages please refer  to the 1984 Autoplan Motorist Kit,  available at all Autoplan Agents  and Motor Licence Offices.  7. N.S.F. CHEQUES  The service charge on cheques returned for reason of 'non sufficient funds'  will be increased to $10 for each item. This  change is due to the rising costs of repeat  billings and increased charges by banking  institutions.  8. TIME LIMITS  The time limit for arbitration or litigation of Own Damage claims has been  extended from one yeafto two years. The  two year period runs from the date of the  occurrence of the loss or damage.  The time limit for litigation of Accident Benefit claims has been extended to  two years from one ye&r. The two year  period runs from either the date of the  accident or the date of the last benefit  paid. There are a number of conditions that  apply to this time limit and are set out in  the Autoplan Revised Regulations (1984X  AUTOPLAN  COVERAGES  COLLISION-  CO vers , loss or;,. damage to the insured  vehicle resulting from upset or collision  ; with another objec.t.' Xi catiT be purchased  ohly in combination witli Comprehensive  coverage and is available with various  deductibles.  COMPREHENSIVE���  covers damage from any cause other than  collision or upset. In addition to specified  perils listed in the 1984 Motorist Kit, it  covers glass breakage, vandalism, malicious mischief, falling or flying objects,  missiles, and impact with an animal. When  purchased in combination with Collision,  Comprehensive is subject to various deductibles. When purchased separately; a  deductible of either $50 or $100 applies.  UNDERINSURED  MOTORIST PROTECTION���  provides extended protection to the victims of an accident when the insurance  carried^ by the driver at fault is not  sufficient to pay claims for injury or  death. It provides that the victim's own  Third Party Liability coverage can be  applied to bring the total payment to the  higher limit of liability. X  For example, in a situation where the  driver at fault has $100,000 Third Party  Liability coverage and the victim has  $500,000, the maximum payment for the  accident is $500,000.  LOSS OF USE COVERAGE���  provides reimbursement up to the limits  chosen, for expenses incurred for substitute transportation when a valid claim is  made under Own Damage coverage.  SPECIAL EQUIPMENT  ENDORSEMENT���  provides separate, additional coverage for  items of special value attached to the  vehicle but not automatically covered.  ��� INSURANCE  CORPORATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Sunshine Coast  imm Ltd  '. i  ���on i:  '.in i  .'ilfji!  <! .Si  ' bin,  :������ ori:  .ihv  :*/n'>  xr  ..-���ii.'L  M  rN  ���k  )  ,~J  ���MOTOR LICENCE OFFICE-  CREDIT UNION BUILDING, TEREDO SQUARE, SECHELT  885-2291 y-z-vC-*.--.-?.-  i  i  Coast News. December 12. 1983  9.  .8  ,~.v>  1  %  i  i  ,J  Darwin Juarez, second from left, outlined (he problems facing Nicaragua at a meeting last week at  Klphie. On his right is his interpreter, Felipe Ortiz, an exile from El Salvador. Sue Mitchell and Harvey  Tolten, right, were in Grenada during the recent American invasion. -judith\viis.>nph<>i��  Speakers fear U.S. intent  I   <lll:IIHIC(l   llOHl   lill'lit"   1  over a small, country with a  small population; included 60  heli-gunships, three supersonic  jets which fire 6,000 rounds of  ammunition per ;mihute in a  computerized pattern which  covers every square foot ot*  ground, and 15 warships.   ���  "The only, way to keep thenv  out ol" Nicaragua is for  everyone to holier and stop it,"  said Tot ten. He described (he  government of "participatory  democracy" being built by  Maurice Bishop, whose  assassination   precipitated  Egmont News  American intervention ostensibly to rescile'.. American nationals. While events surrounding Bishop's death are  unclear, U.S. intervention was  described by the workers as a  "monumental tragedy".  "The country was pioneering a new route for social and  economic development which  would have been an example  for that part of the world," he  said.  The CUSO workers did not  agree with American assessment of the Grenadian reaction  to the invasion. While on one  hand a 'visa mentality'  operates, which sees America  as "glittery and fantastic", on  the other hand the normally  ebullient Grenadians did not  welcome the invaders with their  usual warmth and are skilled in  the art of passive resistance for  survival, perfected over 400  years of slavery and colonialism.  "The Americans have walked into the English speaking  Caribbean and into the Commonwealth, the regional implications will be widespread,"  concluded the two CUSO  workers.  Egmont's got the flu  by Ann Cook, 883-9167  COMMUNITY FID ~  It's not Asian or Bangkok,  maybe not even Flu���but it's  going around. Headachey, and  a not so good feeling. I don't  think it's attacking jusi  humans, as my typewriter has  it. It's adjusting arm is droopy  and when I get it to say Aaghh,  some of the letters are streaked  with red. I took it to Monty,  the electronics doctor at Pro-  'ech.  COMMUNITY NKWS  Here comes the doctor, here  comes the nurse, hurry to the  clinic before you get worse.  December 14���that's Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., at the Egmont  School. Both nurse and doctor  will be there to help us.  The Mini Thrift Store will be  open Wednesday, December  14, 1-3 p.m., then closed for a  winter holiday while renovations are being made, it will  reopen next year.  I know for sure there will be  baby news next month, as  another baby shower was enjoyed by all*-especially the surprised- mom-to-be Colleen  Silvey. We thank^- Iris Griffith  for having us in tor t'liis happy,(  occasion.  Goodbye Celina Wise���how  sad, for me. She was my friend  who, each time I met, I would  think, next time I go down the  road 1 will stop and visit her. 1  *Pfo<Kt KM*  to have your  CARPETS CLEANED  in time for Christmas.  <i  -4.  *\mu   "*���*. ��^        -^ ���.  886-7112  \>  leaning  by Devries  even thought itrnany a time as  I passed the mailbox C. Wise,  D Ross. Now I have tears  because it's too' late. Celina was  the kind of person who was a  close friend even if you only  met once or twice a year. We  both worked at the Roost a few  years ago. 1 hitchhiked home to  : Egmont, Celina just stood, bag  of groceries in her arms, un the  roadside; She didn't- have,to-  hitch, everyone knew her. Ojnv  Hi deepest-u*yrfipair\y' j��/tibiit:  Ross and. the'family.""* "  ISLAND MOVW-���'���������r--r ��� "' "  Guy and Geta have moved to  Nelson Island, about half way  to Pender Harbour in  Agamemnon Channel. That's  not far enough away to send a  Christmas card, as ,now they  can hop in their boat and zip to  the Backeddy to play pool.  On family Sunday, with the  3 p.m. meat draw, Ruth S.  went home with a turkey, Katie  Devlin also won a turkey.  CHRISTMAS HAPPENINGS  Nice to have the I.G.A. staff  and bossman Peter to the  Backeddy for a holiday dinner  this week. School kids are getting ready for Friday,  December 16, last day of  school until next year, by practising Christmas songs to sing  at our Christmas Dinner.  We had a bit of snow in Egmont last week, just enough to  get kids hyped up���big kids  also. There was a grand  snowball fight when the snow  was just right for packing, that  was 11 p.m.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY  Many happy returns being  wished to Gene Berntzen who  claims to be 75. I didn't believe  it���he must keep so spry and  healthy and younger looking  by Vi's T.L.C. and * he many  hours spent working outdoors  in the garden.  Happy Birthday Ruby Larson and Russell Martin.  P.S. Anyone know where Santa's   suit   is?    He   needs   it  December 16.  gZ2ZZZZZZ233g2ZZZI^li��a^^?^^  New Year's Eve  THE WHARF  RESTAURANT  Hwy. 101, Davb flay  Across from the wharf        <  885-7285  Dance your way into 1984 with  The Ken Dalgleish Trio  $70 per couple, Buffet Dinner  Roast suckling Pig, fresh Prawns, Baron of Beef, wide array of ^  Salads and Appetizers.���Taxi Service to West Sechelt and  Roberts Creek included.  885-7285  2Z22Z2222Z22ZZZ2222ZZ2ZZ2  -^  The   following   students   of  Chatelech Secondary School earned academic honom.rolp status in  first semester:  Honour Roll  (5.5-6.0 Grade l��t. Average)  Grade   8:   Teresa   Caldwell,    Doug  Hamilton, Alec Han, Tracy McElroy.  Ferla Packer, Tanya Tymchuk, Allen  Van Vcl/en.  Grade 9: Jackie Branca, Tracy Burns,  Kathy   Fisher,   Lars   Guignard,   Bari  HcdJcn    Irish Nielsen, Julianna Van  Egmon, t.eah Vandeberg, Pax Webb.  tirade   I0:   Michelle   Burdctic.   Vicki  Sallows, Garth Friz/ell.  Grade II: Cathy Crucil, Anurca Kay-  'me'iit, Phillip Nelson.  Grade 12: Trever Blair. ! ara F.spley.  John Mosei, Nicola Walkcy. Heather  Nicholson. Patti Ann Park, Michelle  Sexsmith.  Congratulations   to    these  students.  m lim Of CHBISTMAS CARDS  to the KII0ANIS CAfiS HOME  will be received at both the Bank Of Montreal, Lower Gibson ,ind the  Royal Bank, Sunnycrest Mali. Gibsons  Many thanks for your generosity  /  Top, Top, Topi  Christmas Hours:  Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.  Open Monday, Dec. 12 & 19  11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  ��   ��w  Play Pen  ��sk Cowrie Street,  Sechelt      885-2373  no. 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Lowny's Maraschino Cherries, 300 gm  Ovation Chocolate Mint Sticks, 250 gm  After Eight Mints, 200 gm  Ahnondillos, 400 gm  Pot of Gold, lib.  $4.79  4.29  2.49  4.29  1.69  4.79  4.79  Duracell Alkaline  (copper top)  Batteries  D&Csize(2s) $3.69  AA(2s) 3.19  AA (4s) 5.99  9 Volt 3.49  AAA (2s) 3.1.9  Philips 10 cup Coffee Maker with Dial-A-Brew  Philips Air Ecologizers: Air Treatment System  Premier Disc Camera: Built-in Flash, Motor Drive  Turkey Serving Platter  Cheese Board, solid hardwood  Set of 3 Wine Glasses  Deluxe Hi Intensity Lamp for wall, bed or shelf  Hi Intensity Desk Lamp  AM/FM Clock Radio with Alarm and Calendar  $ 49.99  19.99  29.99  4.99  9.99  6.99  8.99  14.99  29.49  Trim a Tree Savings  1000 Strand Icicles  2V2" Satin Balls (6s)  Angel Hair  6 foot Scotch Pine Tree  Metallic Tree Stand  Super Christmas Savings in all Departments from now  Til December 24th.  Christmas Hours:  .49  $1.29  .99  21.99  4.49  Glass Ornaments (9 per pkg.)  20 Lite Santa Mini-Lite Set  15 Bulb Indoor Lite Set  4 ply Silver Garland, 20x3"  6 ply Garlands, 12'x4"  Emergency No.  886-2045  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Dec. 19th  Dec. 20th  Dec. 21st  Dec. 22nd  Dec. 23rd  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Dec. 24th  Sunday: Christmas Day, Dec. 25th - CLOSED  Monday: Boxing Day, Dec. 26th - CLOSED  Tuesday Dec. 27th        10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  &  i  * '-i  I ��� ���  -feo- 10.  Coast News, December 12,1983  mm  ���*�������>.��.  .:..'.������.'.:���  ���!������!-..'�������  Op��^  0��tfs  VSKiKMf."  We  **  Day by Day       Item by Item  more for you in providing Variety, Quality]  & Friendly Service.  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT  TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Gower Point Rd.,  886-2257  FREE DELIVERY TO THE WHARF  Sunkist - Navel  ORANGES  ' ��        V.      4"  w!  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He looked  up from the "Chickadee" that I'd thrown at him in order to  keep him occupied. "I am going to give one to Grandma  and one to���." and the list grew. I resigned myself to the  fact that my own plans would have to be postponed and  that one could hardly give empty jars to people, no matter  how beautifully decorated, and no matter how much people  loved my six year old, so I contacted the larger one by turning off his headphones. Larger made candy; Smaller  decorated jars;���I washed up!  And don't get me wrong���it was quite fun!  Sponge Candy  1 cup sugar  1 cup dark syrup  i tablespoon white vinegar  t tablespoon baking soda  J. Combine sugar, syrup and vinegar in a heavy, large  saucepan. Cook on a low heat, stirring, until sugar  dissolves/Cover pan for one minute.  2. Uncover pan. Cook without stirring until mixture reaches  300�� F (hard crack stage).  3. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda and watch explosion.  4. Pour quickly into well-buttered 8x8x2" pan which you  have placed on wire rack or chopping board.  5. When candy has cooled, break into munchy sized pieces.  Peanut Butter Fudge  2 cups sugar I teaspoon vanilla  V* cup light corn syrup 2 tablespoons unsalted butter  Vi cup milk 1 cup peanut butter  V* teaspoon salt Vi cup finely chopped peanuts  1. Combine sugar, corn syrup, milk and salt in heavy  saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring until sugar  dissolves. Cover pan for one minute.  2. Uncover pan. Cook without stirring until mixture reaches  235�� F (soft ball stage).  3. Remove from heat. Add butter.  4. Cool syrup to 120�� F (hand warm). Add vanilla, peanut  butter, and peanuts.  5. Beat with thewooden spoon till candy thickens and loses  its high gloss. Pour immediately into a well-buttered  8x8x2" pan.  6. Score with a sharp knife into small squares when cool.  Cool in a cool, dry place. When quite cold cut into  squares. Will store 2-3 weeks. ��.     A _       '�����.������  Nest Lewis  t^r.  Kir  m  BDP BoQhsiore  886-7744  s  n  Corner ol School & |  Gower Point Roads  You Can't  Print That!  Memoirs of a  Political Voyeur  Charles Lynch  Open 7 Days A Week  Sun   12 Noon - 5 p.m.  Your  hot water tank  too small���  or not working  at all? Cal! us.  Serving the  Sunshine Coast  Seaside Plumbing Ltd.  886-7017  ALL SPORTS  MARINE  Special  10% off  all Engraving  ...great for    .  treasured  gifts.  Refill your  Prescription now  before the  Holiday Season.  Howe Soimd  Gibsons Medical-Dental Centre  Hwy. 101, Gibsons  886-3365        L  "REALWIH"  *s  6<*  **��  ��� 1.    Fill Out & Clip  2.   Attach Your Sales Slip  ^eeX��' 3.   Return to Ken's Lucky Dollar  Draw to be made 5 p.m. every Sunday.  Name.  Tel. No..  Postal  Address.  ;.$5#llr^  ptwwMwre!ea*s Coast News. December 12,1983  11.  WTfT  +  PRICES EFFECTIVE:  WED., DEC. 14th  ~t>y;    ������"������������  * m. '  ;*  .��  4  Canada Grade /m. 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There is particular  danger at curves, which are seemingly endless, when oncoming vehicles approach with lights so bright as to render  one nearly blind.  I have had a few incidents recently that were near  disasters because of high beam blindness. I can understand  the need to have lots of lighting on dark and rainy nights,  but when driving almost bumper to bumper, it is not  necessary to use high beams.  I do wish that people would voluntarily dip thier lights to  low beam as they approach a vehicle either in their lane or  passing an oncoming car.  "REALWiN"  U<  '���^P^MfX  Winner # 174  Joan Warn,  SSOfifoteyy Hrai^Pihner  Another danger is driving either too fast or too slow on  our curving highway. Of the two faults, I would consider  driving too slow the most tormenting to drivers in long  streams of traffic, therefore the most hazardous.  When a person drives- 50, 60 or 70 kph on an 80 kph  posted zone, expecially in good conditions, traffic builds up  in long columns and eventually someone risks a two or  three vehicle overtake which is life-threatening to everyone  nearby.  In my view, the slow driver, whether a heavy loaded truck  or an excursion driver who fails to observe traffic building  up and pull over is dangerous and should be susceptible to  discipline in the same manner as a speeder.  ���GIBSONS!  IFISHI   MARKET]  ���Xmas Special���  . \\?-    Frozen  SHRIMP  $6.75 ib.  (Reg. $7.99)  Closed Mondays  OPEN SUN.-THURS.  7" 6:00 .  OPEN ERI. ��. SAT. 'TIL >.���'��  The final beef and dangerous situation happens nightly on  the highway when people in dark clothing either walk the  highway on the right side (with traffic instead of against), or  stand almost on the pathway of an oncoming vehicle, hitchhiking. I broke out in a cold sweat last week when, rounding a curve, facing bright lights, I very nearly struck a  pedestrian. I want to do what I can to publicize these  hazards for the common good.  Our own courteous attention to these matters will go a  long way towards safe holiday driving. In the long term, we  desperately need a number of passing lanes for the safe  overtaking of slow traffic. With the larger ferries resulting in  releases of vehicles in large bunches, our highways urgently  need an overhaul.  f~Ml  r->. w?5  Jt-'censed 1  886-9021  r$6-7$8$i  Try our  Delicious  Luncheon  Specials  DRY CLEANERS  "(or the best prices"  DRAPE Special   (onepanef= 5 pleats)  Short, unllned  Long, unlined.  Short, lined  Long, lined  S4.00 per panol  $5.50 per panel  $5.50 per panel  $7.00 per panel  880-0032  Mon. ��� Sat.  9:00 ��� 6:00  tn Lower Gibsons Harbour  Variety  Deli and Health  jfootss  Henry's Bakery  Outlet  Now open here In  Lower Gibsons to  serve you better.  886-2936  V    'III    f liilfii-i -   *"     '-'   f-*    ��-    *���  �����iin..M*iiih1^i'<ttl  MiHiiiiTMiniiii mull  tfSkMt S<3B*l*MHEBKgBg5BffiBiSa^  ^v^.w^S^vS^T- ~- ���'' ���--���"���'���^^���^'������^ V"^��7-^?5i.  'A-.V-'pS^'^*'*1"^! �����"''-������-"-"'--'-  Coast News, December 12,1983  /~  Noted author, columnist and ex^cabinet minister, Paul St. Pierre,  readjjng from his most recent book "Smith and Other Events:  Talefc of the Chilcotin". He was at The Bookstore in Sechelt last  week to promote the latest in his series of works on life in the  Chilcotin area of northern British Columbia. -judirh wison phoio  Elphinstone Drama Club  >: presents  "The Business off  Good Government"  t  :; A Christmas Play   by   John Arden  X, The effect of the birth of Jesus on the politics of Judaea, an  [l      unstable Middle Eastern country, and on its ruler. Herod.  in Gibsons United Church,  Glassford Rd.  Monday - 19th Dec.'- 7:30 p.m.  I <fl>. Tuesday - 20th Dec. - 7:30 p.m.  Admission free.  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee  POT LUCK  SUPPER  ��| Monday, Dec. 19, 6:00 p.m.  St. Aidan's Hall,  Roberts Creek Rd., Roberts Creek  Bring your favourite dish, a candle,  and bottle of wine, if you like.  Tri*  EVERYONE Welcome  (including children)  Gibsons Legion Branch ^10?  Friday &  Saturday  :   Dec. 16th & 17th  TURN  STYLE  In the Lounge  By popular request  THE LEGION KITCHEN  WILL NOW BE  OPEN MON.-SAT.  11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Thank You  New Year's Eve  Ball  Sat., Dec. 31/83  8 p.m. - 3 a.m.  ��� Bands   In the Hall  Knighishift  In the Lounge  Cameo  Tickets now on sale  $30.00 each  includes: Novelties  Smorgasbord &  Bar Refreshments  M&mfoem ^0xe$is M4Wo*&��': j  The Man who would be Crusoe  Part II  To our mutual relief, Bird seems  relatively unruffled by our sudden  appearance on his doorstep. Eventually he invites us inside.  "Getting inside" Jack Bird's  house proves to be somewhat of a  problem. We find ourselves  enislanded on a cramped area of  floor space about five feet square.  Beyond lies an impassable jumble  that almost beggars description.  The walls are lined with bookcases  that reach to the ceiling but they  appear to have overflowed on to  the floor, creating a virtual log-jam  of random reading matter. Mingled with the books and magazines  are maps, posters and various artifacts in glass cases, including a  giant Amazonian spider and  samples of sand from both  Hiroshima and the Holy Land.  They are souvenirs, Jack informs  us with some pride, of his worldwide travels. He then shows us  several coloured prints of his  marine paintings. They feature  sailing ships, very competently executed. The reclusive Mr. Bird is  obviously a man of many facets.  But it is also obvious that we  have caught Jack Bird in a state of  major disarray. Attempting an interview under the circumstances  seems neither fair nor practical.  There are various notes, letters and  photographs that Bird has to  locate. Yvonne and I do not envy  him the task in that unholy muddle. We decide to take our leave for  the time being, promising to return  the following day.  Jack Bird.is well prepared for  our second visit. He has put his  unruly house in order. The detritus  between the bookcases is gone. We  follow him down the cleared  passageway to his sanctum sanctorum. There are chairs, a table  end, and somewhat incongruously,  an electric typewriter and a small  television set. A kitchen and partitioned bedroom are visible beyond  this central living space. Bird seems  in fine fettle today and very anxious to talk. Yvonne flips on the  tape cassette and we start getting  down to cases.  Bird's rather flat voice does not  betray his 80-odd years. He has  worked as a travel lecturer in  ���former days and he still speaks  with the firm authority of a much  younger man. He has obviously  read most of the more than 3,000  books that share his sanctuary and  his talk is coloured with  remarkable analogies and odd  leaps of thought:  On first meeting Herbert Emerson Wilson; "I could tell he was an .  active man by the way he walked  down the steps. He was wearing  carpet slippers. His hair was close-  cut and he had a very well-shaped  head���well developed. I'll bet it  was close to 23 inches���same as  Napoleon's."  And on Wilson's death; "He  died in 1968, didn't he. I remember  the date because it was the same  year Martin Luther King was  assassinated. He died in April,  Herb died in August. If you want  to take off the '19', you get  '68'���the year Nero suicided���68  A.D. That's how I remember the  three dates."  Jack Bird is definitely an  original.  To be continued.  S  7*i  SUNCOAST PLAYERS  Present  6A Christmas Carol9  Program opens  with Chora] Arrangements  by Two Local Choirs  Dec. 14, 15, 16  7:30 p.m.  Roberts Creek Hall  with Choirs  Saturday, Dec. 17,  v'3  I  I  2:OOp.m.  Tickets $5.00 Adult  $2.00 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 885-3 138  for reservations.  Friday & Saturday  *   Moil.-Sat.   -k    No cover charge  r. i n  1-7 before 9:30  Dec. 12-17  Next to the Omega Restaurant,  Gibsons Landing 886-8161  THE GENERATOR:  Author Gwen Southin reads from her work in "Sparks from the  Forge", newly published anthology of the SunCoast Writers'  Forge, at the book's inaugural last Saturday in The Bookstore,  Sechelt. Looking on is "Perfesser" Jan de Bruyn who adjudicated  members'  works  and  chose the selections  for the  DOOK. ���Fran Berger pholo  /���:���: ���f��� ! ���  *Thw'esnN'3h{s* ����mm��w&mm  Thurs., Dec. 15  * Door Prize ���  Gold Chbin & Heart Pendant  Courtesy, of It's All Mine Jeuellery,  ��[.;��,n<nn?pen>ln the Onicqa Mall  Sorry Fellas,   no admittance  before 10 00  m  ���k Corning Soon *  "BILLY JOE"  * Available Now *  New Year's Eve Tickets  $15.00 ea. includes Buffett & Treats  Cover Charge:   Thurs., Fri. & Sat.  PROPER DRESS  REQUIRED  : ��� <AM��le discretion of  ihe Management} .  ELPHIE'S HOURS  Monday��Saturday  8:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.  On the Twelfth Day of Christmas  first Choice gave to me...  TWELM BRAND NEW MOUIES, ELEUEN STARS PERfORM-  ING TEN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS, NINE ENCORE PRESENTATIONS, EIGHT CONUENIENT UIEWING TIMES, SEUEN  DAYS WEEKLY, SIX BUNNIES HOPPING, flUE  BLOCKBUSTER MOUIES, FOUR COMEDY SPECIALS, THREE  ROCK CONCERTS, TWO EXCLUSIUE BOXING MATCHES, AND  A FULL COLOUR, MONTHLY PROGRAM GUIDE.  Call our First Choice Christmas Hotline and make  this Christmas a First Choice Christmas. <>.   yfy)  885-3224 > TV/  ��  'A  J  *.��  i  i  /  ���si  "-ft  ���$S  : Coast News, December 12,1983  13.  Artist Bradley Hunt pictured at the opening of an exhibition of  his work at the Shadow Baux Galleries in Sechelt. His impressive  prints are based on traditional Kwakiutl design techniques and  feature Indian mythological creatures. His carvings, acrylics and  water colours are also on display. -jmiiih wii��m phoio  'Emmanuel"  to be sung  Gibsons United Church  choir is presenting the  Christmas cantata "Emmanuel", by Eugene Butler, on  Sunday, December 18 at 3 p.m.  The cantata contains solos,  choruses and readings.  The choir, under the direction of Molly Reid, has been  practising this work, along with  the other Christmas music, for  the regular church services.  Cacfv C^  <$iirrovV>  Beer. Wine Licensed  Espresso Bar  Friday, Dec. 16  Saturday, Dec. 17  Hear  Folk Singer - Guitarist  David Karmazyn  TEREDO SQUARE, SECHELT  885-9962  Our  2UMau Wish  "If Christmas means anything,  it should mean that, like the  Shepherds of old, we catch a vision of  the world as it ought to be and not as it  is.  In our finer moments all of us feel  the thing we ought to be, beating  \ beneath the thing we are."  Xsrf ���" Tommy Douglas  Christmas, 1975  The N.D.P.   Bookstore wishes its  Lmany friends a very happy Holiday^  Season, and  a  New Year  filled  with  Hope and  Prosperity for all.  par Louise Landry  Bonjour a tous.  Cette semaine je veux m'en-  tretenir du temps des Fetes. II y  a tellement de manger a  preparer; les tourtieres, pates a  la viande, la dinde, les biscuits  au petit beurre, la buche de  Noel, etc., que meme en dormant nous cuisinons! Entre-  temps il faut aussi penser au  magazinage a faire, decoration  de Parbre de Noel ainsi que  Finterieur et Pexterieur de la  maison, les cartes de souhaits a  envoyer, sans oublier la parente  qui viendra nous visiter ou peut  etre que nous visitrons. Tout  doit etre pret pour le reveillon,  en esperant dans nos coeurs  qu'il y aura de la neige qui  egeuillera la venue de Jesus sur  la terre et par le fait meme  rassemblera les amis (es) et  parents dans une maison  chaude et rempli de bonheurs  en cette occasion speciale.  Sauce     caramel     pour  chaussons  aux pommes  3 c. a soupe de beurre  2 tasses de cassonade  3 tasses d'eau bouillante  fondre le beure  ajouter la cassonade  laisser brunir un peu  ajouter l'eau bouillante  Laisser mijoter en brassant  jusqu'a ebullition. Delayer 3 c.  a table de corn stach avec un  peau d'eau froide: ajouter a la  sauce, un peii d 'essence de  vanille. Bonne chance!  Pour ce qui est du groupe de  francophones de la Cote du  Soleil, notre prochaine reunion  est fixee pour mercredi le 14  december a 7:30 p.m. chez  Lynn Brazeau, afin d'organiser  notre soiree de Noel, qui aura  lieu le 23 decembre. Tous les  interesses sont invites a se ren-  dre, et pour les autres, j'espere  que vous vous joindrez -vee  nous pour celebrer la Noel avec  un enthousiasme et la joie du  temps des Fetes.  Pour plus amples informations contacter: Michel  Mombleau a 885-3750, Jean-  Pierre Leblanc a, 885-7951,  Robert Juneau a 885-2912,  Louise Landry a 886-2040.  Joyeux Noel. A bientot!  A Ctefouid Cmemi :  with  Ailsa Zacnker (pianist)  and  Christinas Choir  ��,(pUmUm Gijitt <  Dec. 22nd & 23rd at 8 p.m.  ,   $4 alike dm  "A Christmas Carol"  It's that time of year again when  children dream of sugar plums (or  more likely computer games or  cabbage patch dolls) and the rest of  us turn into Scrooge. Well, Suncoast Players has just the thing to  get us into the spirit of Christmas:  "A Christmas Carol''"adapted and  directed by Gordon Wilson from  Charles Dickens' classic tale, is  coming together beautifully.  This one is really a community  effort with performances last Friday and Saturday in Madeira Park  and a four-day run next week in  the Roberts Creek Hall. Performances in Roberts Creek start on  December 14 and will finish with a  matinee on  Saturday,  December  Channel  Ten  Thursday December 16, 7 p.m.  Personalities in Profile���Anna  Vaughan and Split Images.  Manuane Vaughan talks  with artist sculptor, Anna  Vaughan about her work here  on the Coast;   =i  X-yy- ;  .'.���;���?���   ���v.:'.  ���     '���     -fa:..... ..     -    ������������ '  Author's Series���Tribute to  Hubert Evans.  Taped at the Sunshine Coast  An Centre, June 1982, this  programme features the work  of local writer, Hubert Evans.  Read by friends and colleagues,  this event was a tribute to the  man and his works.  Suncoast Happenings���Crime  Prevention  Law teacher, Robin Hethey,  talks with Constable Wayne  Leatherdale about efforts here  on the Coast to help citizens  prevent crime.  Breakfast  with Santa  The Heron Restaurant in lower  Gibsons will have "Breakfast with  Sania" on Friday, December 23.  Children under 12 will have  breakfast free.  The management of the Heron is  asking for donations of small gifts  for. Santa to distribute. Anyone  who can help is asked to call  Katrinka at 886-9021 or 886-3732.  H**?^***  13  6 p.m. Sitdown Dinner  Lobster Salad  Tournedos Bearnaise  Buche de Noel  9:30 p.m. Buffet Style  with Dance Music  $23.00  $15.00  Reserve Now, 885-9321  17. Choirs will open each performance.  Food and drink will be available  at all performances and the  Crachetts and Tiny Tim are looking forward to a really good time.  Come down and enjoy a bowl of  Smoking Bishop.  Tickets are limited, so if you  don't want to be disappointed get  yours early. They are available at  The Oak Tree market and Madeira  Park Pharmacy in Pender Harbour; The Book Store and Books  & Stuff in Sechelt; Seaview Market  in Roberts Creek; Tussie Mussie in  Lower Gibsons and Sunshine  Grocers in Cedar's Plaza, Upper  Gibsons. Tickets are $5 for adults,  $3 for children. Reservations:  Virginia, 883-2258; Sue, 885-3138.  lA  Entertainment  This Week  ��� Mon., Tues., Wed. ���  Jim Skinner  ��� Thurs., Fri. ���  The Harbour Band  "I  Mi  ���*,  ������'0*o��  is^l  afec^dob  Kodak  DISC  [CAMERA  ��� Flash switches on/off.  automatically  ��� Motorized film advance  ��� Instant flash recycle  ��� 3 year warranty  ���*tV  $  Starting at  Largest  selection  of  frames  &  mats  TrrPhoto  ���I will compete with ANY Vancouver store on cameras, lenses or flashes. The  difference in price, IF ANY, will be less than your travel costs. Cash/cheque only.  '*����  *' *'  Sunshine Coast  HISTORICAL  CALENDAR-  1984  The pe  year  -rou  rfect  nd g��t  dents  and  for resioc"-  absent friends at  onty  ft  Available atr  the  Coast News  (behind Pebbles Realty,  Lower Gibsons) and  Pharmasave  NDP Bookstore  Landing General Store  on the Sechelt Peninsula  The Bookstore, Sechelt  Books & Stuff, Sechelt  B & j Store, Halfmoon Bay  w  X   ,"���   *>.,  .>M  ^-.y. %>,;%$[  YK*.  ry  |_y>  *r  '*&?*>  >*m*nt#IHn ,  -*-��Hj  Madeira Park Pharmacy, Madeira Park  Taylor's Garden Bay Store, Garden Bay  '$ GU^iiM ��ww ViM^ify 14.  Coast News, December 12,1983  The Conservative policy  ���.>  by Ray Skelly, MP  ��   off  Blouses, Slacks, Skirts  Suits & Dresses  Cowrie St.,  Sechelt  885-2916  AIBEE'5  icuiinc  CCftTRE  7��? W��STVIEW CENTRE  NORTH VANCOUVER    ���  986-1341  OPEN D*��L �� 9 .V P or ���  *i-t(iRS * '�� 9 .1C 9 OC  - Sunday<- ��� i oo   tor  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, RICCAR  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 and 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  John Crosbie is an amiable and  rich man who is also a successful  politician with a high rank in the  shadow cabinet of Conservative  leader Brian Mulroney. Although  they did not give him the party  leadership he sought, his fellow  Conservatives do take his advice.  It was Mr. Crosbie who told a  Maclean's magazine reporter in July of this year: "If I told you what I  would do, we'd never get elected."  This was of course the same Mr.  Crosbie who told a television interviewer back in 1979 (just before he  became finance minister) that "our  leaders have got to be a little less  honest. We're not being devious  and tricky enough."  His. candor reveals a major  strategy of the Conservative party  in these months leading up to the  next federal election. They also  point ot a factor effecting the often  haltering way parliament goes  about its business lately.  To have no position is the  guiding rule of the Official Opposition in the House of Commons,  this allows them to be in favour of  doing away with the Crow rail rate  at the beginning of the debate and  to be against doing away with it at  the end of the debate.  Of course, in practice, it is usually more subtle than that. One of  the ways it is done is to have one  Conservative member take one  position and another take a completely opposite position. Thus,  some Tories seem prepared to  throw their bodies in front of tanks  rather than accept the metric  system, while others���the majority���simply go along with it, as  Gibsons  Public Library  Hours:  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 10:30-4 p.m.  Thursday 2-4 p.m.  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  they did, in fact, when they were in  power. For other Conservative  MPs, bringing back capital punishment is a consuming issue. Yet the  front bench, including Joe Clark  and Brian Mulroney, are against it.  On disarmament, the two-  policies-are-better-than-one theory  is very impressive. Doug Roche, a  Conservative member for Calgary,  appears at peace marches and  disarmament   rallies   to   speak  ���rightly, in my view���against the  madness of nuclear arms escalation. But while he is doing it, Allan  Mckinnon, the Conservative  member for Victoria, is publicly  decrying how small Canada's role  is in that arms race.  And so it goes. On the deterioration of the fishery, on native land  claims, on medicare, on de-  indexing pensions, on the whole  range of public issues, you are not  going to catch the Progressive  Conservative Party of Canada ygth  one position. -^  As Mr. Crosbie said ,last year  when asked what policies his party  would bring in: "They are ne^er  going to know unless they put jthe  PCs in with a majority. They wjjnt  to have something that they can^at-  tack about the PC party."  It may be good politics. But is.it  responsible? t;  Mai,y^nne*s Viewppint  Who are the bad guys?  by Maryanne West  Picking up where I left off last  week, in my philosophy, the  privilege of protest, up to and including, non-violent civil disobedience, is an integral part of the  democratic system���it being self-  understood that if you break the  law you are prepared to take the  consequences.  It would be easy to agree in principle with my critic's contention  that "no self-interest group has the  right to interfere with the  democratic process," but this  deceptively simple statement may  well open up a whole can of  worms. I don't want to get into an  argument as to whether the  teachers were motivated by self-  interest or by concern for the  educational system, but to take a  look at 'self-interest' groups.  My understanding is that my  critic feels the teachers' withdrawal  of service last month was an action  Coast Gardener  which endangered the democratic  process, and that self-interest  groups are bad.  But maybe it isn't that all self-  . interest groups are bad, but that  there are good ones and bad ones.  How does one decide���is it my  self-interests are the good guys and  yours the bad?  I don't know, but it does seem  that self-interest groups are the  name of the game in the.capitalist  system and that all seek to influence the Government in their  favour in one way and another. I  don't doubt, human nature being  what it is, that other systems have  the same problem.  Some of these groups, like the  gun lobby in the U.S. and the big  industrial companies, maintain  organizations in the halls of power  to influence elected representatives  and keep the ear of influential civil  servants. Small groups with limited  funds write letters or organise  demonstrations.  If you can convince the govern^  ment of the importance of yotir  particular interest, you can get$  grant of tax-payers' money tci.  assist you in paying off youij  creditors or making your calgj  before a government commission;?  Whether this is good or bad  depends upon ,whether you belief  that what is good for Genera^  Motors (or Dome, or Whistler qij  B.C. Hydro or Media Watch) jgj  good for everyone else. J|j  I'm also not at all sure that this  system which seems to be at tfi^  mercy of those who can buy influence or those who, lacking tjjf  means, have to resort to other  forms of pressure, has anything at  all to do with democracy. It does!  however, seem a little unfair to  suggest that the little guys mu$  "leave the duly elected governmeiJj|  to govern" until the next electionj  unless you're also going to muzzle  all those other self-interest groups*  Ancient symbol of Christmas  .it  3  by Dianne Evans  One of the most ancient symbols  of the Christmas season is the  bough of holly. The custom of using evergreen boughs as decoration  dates from Roman times; the  Saturnalian celebration, later  adopted by the Christians, included the exchange of green boughs  and other gifts. Evergreens were  also important to the Druidsand it  is easy to see how such customs  may have crept into early Christian  practices. !>    -i-..  'vlThe red���-berrie^^and-.^thorny  leaves of.the riolly are!;said ^represent the blood of Chrjstrs.suffering  and legend has it the tree grew in  His footsteps. It's name derives  from Holy Tree, although it does  have other names, including  Christ's Thorns.  If planted near a house it is supposed to repel poison and protect it  from lightening and witchcraft. It  is a very slow growing tree; seed  germination may take two years! It  is a heavy feeder at first, so if you  plan on adding a holly to your  garden, prepare the soil, digging  very well to loosen and adding a  moderate amount of 'manure, well-  j-otte��|y;Fallvis-the best time to 'do";  ��� *%ibl'ly ��� wood is ^very" hard and  even. Its beautiful whiteness make��  it valued as an ornamental woodj  for carving and inlay work. It ma$  be dyed successfully but should bej  very well dried before any such us$j  as it contains a great deal of sap,,<  and may check easily.  The holly's colourful berries ancp  unusual leaves make it a welcome*!  addition to the winter garden and||  its ancient symbolism gives it eventj  more interest.  )  x "(Reference:    Volumel  Modern" SHefbali* ���--..   Mrs.  Grieve.) -  St. Marys Hospital Auxiliary  by Peggy Connor  The November 27 meeting of St.  Mary's Hospital Auxiliary held at  the hospital was the big one where  each of the six branches, gift shop  and thrift shop turn over their  funds raised through the year. An  impressive amount was once again  provided to meet needs in the  hospital.  Fall was a busy season as branches held bazaars, teas etc. Their  quality products were soon snapped up so a special thanks to the  public for supporting these events.  The raffle of 'Goldilocks and the  Three Bears' was part of Port  Mellon's very successful Christmas  sale on November 19. The winner  was Anne Metcalfe, a grandmother  of twin five-year-old granddaughters.  Sechelt branch; Icelandic  sweater won by E. Hemstreet,  Dogwood picture went to Billie  Steele and the big hamper to Janice  Bus.  Special awards to various  members will be announced in the  new year.  A national cook book is being  compiled; please contact the executive of the branch in your area  regarding entry regulations. Entry  deadline is January 30.  Charlotte Raines has announced  the date of the next blood-donor  clinic���February 28, 1984, 2-8  p.m.  Thursday December 8, was  decorating day when representatives, from the branches joined  with the staff to decorate the  hospital for Christmas. The extended care party will be held on  Monday, December 12, at 2 p.m.  with members of each branch attending to help with refreshments.  . The national photo contest has  changed this year. No black and  white entries will be accepted, all  Meals on Wheels  Just what's needed on these  long, cold winter days is a nice hot  mid-day meal. If you haven't been  getting around much lately���or if  you know of a friend who  hasn't���why not let Meals on  Wheels lend a warm hand?  Anyone who is housebound, for  no matter how long or short a  time, is eleigible to receive a meal  each Monday, Wednesday and  Friday���or any of those days, as  arranged. And new mothers, handicapped people, anyone  recuperating from whatever illness,  operation or stressful time, and  any senior citizen, may have a  delicious hot meal cheerfully  brought right to the table for only  $3.  What a great Christmas gift for  someone you know who could use  a bit of help! Meals on Wheels  1  Ml*  ���-!*.  ���s  must be in colour, in 8x1.0 size. The4  categories .are; Lend a Helping  Hand, Youth Brings Joy. and);  Ways and Means. If your.branch^  has a special picture, send it along*  to the auxiliary to be entered. Fina^  selection will be made at the annual**  meeting of the BCHA to be heldj  next May. N  Thrift shop closed December lj|  to January 2. Gift shop cIosed|j  December 24 to January 2. ���*'  !��  $  delivers all the way from Langdale^  to the Redrooffs area. To find out��j  more, call Sue Thompson at2j  885-3718. ��� .��  ������'���"�����  ���3  hi  m  The sixth of the Sunshine^  Coast Minor Hockey early-bird^  draws for $100 was won byjjf  Bob Watts, a grade 11 student ��|  at Chatelech, with ticket^  number 427. '��  Marvin Iverson and Alex If  Buchanan, from the Canfor $  mill at Port Mellon, won,the��j  seventh draw, worth $200, with t|  ticket number 129. S  Hockey  winner  3rd Annual Christmas  Gas Sale  Our Gift to the Sunshine Coast  Off   P��f  Li tf�� on all motor fuels  Friday, December 16th 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.  From Doug, Darcy, Dale, Don, Penny Andev!!  B  l>!  LTD  D & D Service Station  HWY. 101 SECHELT  (Next to St. Mary's Hospital)  885-7543  Gulf and Design is a registered trademark of Gulf Oil Corporation/Gulf Canada Limited  registered user.  IrVePerfcilni  L*J Coast News, December 12,1983  pr\ced  v'i'i-SVfe-l^7;.:  ': :/:ffi":.  i-i'J--  HERE'S VALUE!  MENS 1ST QUALITY  FLANNEL SHIRTS  1 OO'V. COTT(  PLAIDS  S   M   L. XL  SAVE 2.99  each  Sa vings  TUBE SOCKS  3 prs.  WORK  3 prs.   ��� ���N  BAS SPORT  ���  SPORT SOCKS  75% Coton/Cotton  20% Nylon  , 5% Lastrile  MONDOR LT6E/LTD.  CA00539 .  Cheek & Compare!  W�� chttntfi fM fo ftti Mf  Q**tol9n4fHetC*m$n*JamM  JttHt it $ priu u bw$i this!  Anftimi!  ���CHOOSE FROM STRAIGHT LEG  (SUMFIT) OR ATHLETIC FIT  STYLES (MORE THIGH ROOM)  ���SIZES 28-38  ��� 100% COTTON, PREWASHED  1ST QUALITY  \a~*b.  JEANS  McGregor socks  MCGREGOR  DRESS SOCKS  each  3 prs.  w^m^^^^^.  GawrfelUu Se<sHett  Were wbrkihg for you!  ��8515858 Coast News, December 12,1983  NATIONAL  INCOMPARABLE BONAVENTURE  by Bud Mulcaster  Action gets rough in the Minor Hockey League's Bantam Divi  sion. This heavy going took place Saturday as the Imperial Essos  downed the G.T.S, 6��3. ~ -GeurRe Matthews photo  Minor Hockey scores  In minor hockey league action at the Sechelt arena last  weekend, a full slate of games  produced the follow results:  ��� tn    the   Atom   Division,  Elphinstone Recreation bounced-Super Valu, 11-5 on goals  from B. Dusenbury, M. Col-  lishaw, W. Meyer, J. Pierre, G.  Ruck,   K.   Fitchner   and   C.  Craigan.   In  a  second  duel,  Elphie Rec downed the Lions  Club, 7-5 on goals from Dusenbury,  Collishaw, Meyer, Fitchner and Craigan.  %In  the  Pee Wee Division,  Tfail Bay Sports defeated Standard Oil, 13-6 on goals by C.  August, who tallied a double  hat trick, C. Garbers, K. Ewen,  S.' Julius, J. Hunter and D.  Forbes.  The Shamans downed the  Legion, 9-4. Goal scorers for  the Shamans were T. Bunbury,  K. Hanson, D. Paetkau, and  M. Grissell.  In Bantam play, G.T. edged  Imperial Esso, 5-3. G.T. goals  were scored by M. Ewan, D.  Joe, G. Gelinas, and W. Hanson.  In the Midget Division, two  games were played and the  Salish Hawks won both games  against the Credit Union, 7-2  and 6-5. Goal scorers for the  Hawks in game one were: D.  Kohuch, L. Turley, B.  Stockwell, and L.  O'Donaghey. In game two,  Kohuch managed the hat trick  with singles added by Cousins,  Stockwell and Dixon.  We held the league executive  tournament last Saturday night  and the winner for league  presidents was Lisa Kincaid, for  secretaries, Sue Whiting, and for  treasurers, yours truly. We will  bowl in town for the second round  in January.  Jim Gilchrist rolled a 304 single  and an 802 triple in the G.A. Swingers league and in the Thursday  9:00 League Kitty Casey rolled a  327 single and a 650 triple and Bill  Grant a 312 single and a 757 triple.  Henry Hinz took most of the  money in the Classic League with a:  295-989 total, Eve Worthington a  298   single   in   the   Slough-Off  League and Pam Lumsden a 298  single and a 700 triple in the Ball &  Chain League.  Other high scores:  Classic League:  Rita Johnston 272-919  Bob Fletcher 261-857  Freeman Reynolds 274-985  Tuesday Coffee League:  Carol McRae 237-642  Nora Solinsky 263-676  Lee Larsen 261-707  Lisa Kincaid 259-711  Swingers League:  Florence Tolborg 207-571  Art Smith 227-602  Gibsons 'A' League:  Vi Slack 218-631  Kathy Clark 260-645  Pete Cavalier 259-633  Tim Enger 226-640  Wednesday Coffee League:  Marion Reeves 226-651  Edna Bellerive 278-661,,.  Hazel Skytte 274-662^  Dorothy Hanson  Slougn-Offs League:  Lisa Kincaid  Bonnie McConnell  Ball & Chain League:  Gary Frewin  Jamie Gill  Gerry Martin  Phuntastique League:  Amber Turley  Pat Prest  Willie Buckmaster  Ray Harris  Joe McCluskie  Wally Dempster  Sechelt G.A.s League:  Merle hately  Ellen Berg  Margaret Fearn  Marie Fox  Norm Lambert  Buckskins League:  Elaine August  Doreen Dixon  Bill August  Youth Bowling Council  Peewees:  Collen Duncan  Tova Skytte  Scott Hodgins  Keith Howse  Bantams:  Jenny Baba  Krista Martin  Karen Foley  Adam Bothwell  Michael Hodgins  Nathan McRae  Chris Lumsden  Juniors:  Monica Gillies  Kim Patterson  Dean Bothwell  George Williams  Craig Kincaid  245-690  270-641  250-708  258-600  272-622  240-630  243-632  248-636  265-678  284-659  286-698  262-743  211-586  241-605  232-617  294-730  251 -628  215-528  197-553  205-559  132-249  182-330  128-251  145-287  147-375  153-410  214-539  138-384  152-394  154-445  215-543  211-483  185-506  179487  204-564  243-577  Complete with Accessories  Was previously $1,295.00  Now Only $995.00  COMPARE ANYWHERE AT $1595.00  ��� Burn and Scratch Resistant  Top Rails  ��� 1" Slate  ��� Wool and-Nylon blend  Cloth  ��� Pocket Liners  'Mk  A  i  Hi  I  I BH h  6314-14th Ave.,  Burnaby, B.C. V3N 2Y8  520-6381  Elphie on a roll  On December 1 and 2, the  Elphinstone Cougars travelled  to Kamloops to take part in the  Westsyde tournament. There  they defeated Kamloops High  School 74-69 and then lost to  Barriere (3rd rated in Province)  and Kelly Road to place Sth in  the tourney. Joel MacKown  received an all-star award while  Dick Lansdell received an  honourable mention.  Then the Cougars were on a  roll. They defeated the Pender  (Eagles slump in tourney  ;" The up and down fortunes of  the early going for the  Chatelech senior boys' basketball team hit the skids this  Weekend after a second-place  finish just two weeks ago.  SThe Eagles, playing in the  Howe Sound tournament in  Squamish, Friday and Saturday, had a dismal 1-3 record  against the same competition  they faced the week before.  Chatelech started out Friday  with a 75-61 victory over  Aldergrove. On Saturday,  however, the team suffered  three straight losses; to Lilloet,  63-54; to Pemberton, 61-59;  and to Howe Sound 68-56.  .Standouts in an otherwise  disappointing tournament  wfcre, Panos Grames, Dinos  Grames, Grant Glessing, and  George Webb.  The Eagles prepare this week  for Wednesday's rematch,;  against the powerhouse-  Elphinstone Cougars. The"5  game will be played at the.  Chatelech gym at 2 p.m.  In other action, the  Chatelech junior Eagles  dumped Pender Harbour 68-19  last Monday. Darren Galleher,  playing his first game, scored  20 points for the winners.^The'-  junior Eagles play'Elphinstone,*  Monday:"1   x.[\nx. xx-y;--  y j  Gn Tue'sclay, the junior girls  and boys teams travel to  Powell River for games against  Brooks and Ocean Park, while  the senior girls host Lord  Tweedsmuir at 2 p.m. Thursday.  Harbour squad 92-61 with Joel  MacKown and Dick Lansdall  getting 24 and 22 points respectively while Glen Fisher racked  up 21 points.  The next day they travelled  to Garibaldi and with strong  play by Randy Maclean (18  points) and Steve Partridge (15  points) they took the Rebels by  a 77-44 score.  On December 8, the St.  George's Saints were the next  to fall as Elphinstone posted a  68-50 victory with Dick  Lansdall getting 30 points.  The Cougars now travel to  Chatelech on Wednesday,  December 14,-...game time 2  p.m.  SMITTVS MARIN  (1983) LTD.  CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR  THE SPORTSMAN  Eze-Lap Diamond Knife Sharpener  - with sheath for belt attachment.  Kershaw Knife Sets - 3 cutting blades, bread knife,  frozen food knife, and bone saw, all fit to a common handle, complete with case.  Anchor Mates - The new way to take the effort and  discomfort from pulling anchor in calm or  rough water. Call or visit us for information and  demonstration.  Fishing Supplies - Rods, reels, lines, lures, etc.  Anything you need.  For the Boat - Heaters, compasses, depth  sounders, horns, anchors. Whatever is needed,  we have it.  Or he may want a new Chain Saw - We have an  excellent selection.  Our Outboard Motor clearance prices are still in  effect. Come and see our stock of new and used motors at prices barely above cost. We want  to make room for the new 1984 models.  And many more items - Visit our store below  Molly's Reach or phone us at OOA   7711  Chinook Swim Club  Members of the Chinook Swim  Club did extremely well against  tough competition at a recent meet  at the Canada Games Pool in New  Westminster.  The two-day meet, with large  teams from all over B.C. and some  from the U.S., was held November  26-27.  The Chinook's Kirk Illingsworth  won a first in 50 free and 100 back;  thirds in 100 I.M. and 50 fly; a  fifth in 100 breast stroke and a  sixth in 100 free.  Matthew Graham won a first in  100 free, and Tina Clark won a  first in 50 free; second on 100 free;  and a third in 200 free-style.  Eric Renouf won a first place in  50 fly; first in 50 back; second in 50  free and fourth in 100 back.  For the tops in quality, selection and value in mens  boy's clothing, accessories, and work wear,  visit Morgan's Men's Wear  in their new location in the  Trail Bay Centre, Sechelt.  &'Q.ePA  v^  ca*t  4titl    <W    t6&4��  <* tat" to- 6eefi t&e  totsifriiae,    frie&&     til  '^x..sog0r>^  *X-."> fp'v*v v ���'   ���*-  My neighbours  never knew...  Wally fixed it so fasti  He can help you too. Walven Auto Body  has the skills and the equipment to  repair anything on wheels.  Don't Hesitate. Take your car to Wally  for a fast, free estimate, complete  repairs and quality workmanship.  UtLVtN MTi e��W  ///  i ixr..^,d-imf^4  : \yr-   \^r^^-^m  ^r-" fxrx^x��  \i  Hwy rai; Oibisni5   8S6^713S -r~-#--rJ-"v ��i  '.f^-TZT*^. s^r.-*  i-^^Fi-;?3iJ=Ji;  ynr^ggi  Young goalie dives to make a save in minor soccer action. See  standing below.  ���Fran Burnside pholo  Youth soccer  '   The results and current standings in the Sunshine Coast Youth  Soccer League are as follows:  8 to 9 Years Old Division:  Anderson Realty 3 vs Shop-Easy 1;  Roberts Creek Legion 2 vs Elphinstone  Recreation 0.  LEAGUE STANDINGS:  WINS  LOSSES  TIES  POINTS  Anderson Realty  6  0  2  14  Elphinstone Recreation  5  2  0  10  Roberts Creek Legion..  4  3  2  10  Shop-Easy  1  7  1  3  Sunshine Coast Lions  0  3  1  1  10 to 11 Year Old Division:  Elphinstone  Recreation  3   vs  Phar-  masave 1.  LEAGUE STANDINGS:  GBS  3  0  2  8  Pharmasave                       ���  2  3  1  5  Elphinstone Recreation  1  3  1  3  ���-'-'-"��'��� uumuuuHiM ��� * *�� * ���m'-M  U.F.W. EXCAVATING  ���.- \jj  .MIGHT CLEARING  * EXCAVATIONS  * DRIVEWAYS  * SAND  ���GRAVEL  * ROCK  * SEPTIC SYSTEMS  * LANDSCAPING  ��� y,x. 'y...^,:, ^..^.,-x.x. X'ftee Estimates" xy  Jim Waterhouse 886-8071  R.R. #4, Reed Road, Gibsons, B.C.  &Z3P?  wLttttT* i^>��-i*tTrrii>^i  -*L*L*L*L*.*mm.*.m.m_mn*L*m_n.wm_wwrr-  1  Coast News, December 12,1983  17>  Brian Jones of International  Plastics, the man who installed  the first solar heating units at  the Gibsons pool, has made a  pitch to the regional board to  have the board support an application for nearly $40,000 of  federal grants to pay for the installation of a solar heating  unit at the Pender Harbour  pool.  The board signed a 'letter of  interest' which will become  part of the grant application.  Total cost of the proposed installation will be in the  neighbourhood of $60,000.  The   regional   board   would  become responsible for about  $26,000 of that cost.  According to -, Jones, the  solar heater will pay for itself  within two years by heating the  air and the water at the pool.  Some difficulties experienced  with the Gibsons solar heater  have apparently been corrected  and it is expected a substantial  saving in fuel will result. '���"��  The Pender solar heater will-'  be of a larger capacity design  and Jones assured the board  that the problems encountered;  in Gibsons won't be eh:-*  countered there. -If  If funding is received, installation could begin as early  as January.  Horse show season ends  Wrapping up an exciting  show season, the horse club  held their awards night on  Saturday, December 3. With a  beautiful potluck dinner supplied by the members of the  club, the event was enjoyed by  all. This year the dinner was  held at the Wilson Creek hall. I  would like to congratulate all  the winners of this year and  also the riders not mentioned  for their sportsmanship and  participation.  This year's winner of the  Sportsman Award is Teresa  Caldwell of Sechelt. Congratulations Teresa!  11 years and under: English  high-point winner is Jade  Boragno, with Sara Puchalski  as the runner-up. Western  high-point winners are Shannon Caldwell, with Laura  Stubbs in reserve.  12-18 years: English high-  point, Sonja Reiche, reserve,  Colleen Cook. Western high-  point, Colleen Cook, reserve,  Teresa Caldwell.  Seniors: English high-point,  Leslie White, reserve, Georgina  Jones, Western high-point,  Lise Johnston, reserve, Diane  Starbuck.  Ride Over Fences: high-  point, Sonja Reiche, reserve,  Jade Boragno.  Games: high-point, Teresa  Caldwell, reserve, Caron  Haywood.  Awarded 'Best All Around  Horse and Rider' were Sonja  Reiche and Whirling Dervish  with Colleen Cook and The  Dream Weaver as runners-up.  The show season begins  again in the spring. I hope to  see all of you horse riders back  in the new season. Good luck  and Merry Christmas.  On the rocks  by Judy Frampton  Clearance Sale on All Curling  Equipment���straw brooms at $10,  whiskey brooms at $75, sweaters at  $20, also chasers, gloves, sliders,  etc. Do your Christmas shopping  at the club.  League curling will break for the  Christmas holidays on December  16 and resume on Monday,  January 2, 1984.  Come celebrate New Year's Eve  at the Winter Club. There will be  ino charge for club members, instead we are asking you to bring a  casserole, salad, etc. to feed eight.  Guests of members will be charged'  $5 per person. Please sign up promptly.  We would like to acknowledge  the sponsors of the recent Men's  Open Bonspiel for their continued  support: Cedars Plaza,' Cedars  Pub, Russ. Hanchar, and Kits  Cameras. A very special thank you  is sent out to Labatt's Breweries  and Daiwa for their donations.  Jog on over to  THE  WEIGHT  ROOM  &  FITNESS CENTRE  and make  a little  "Muscle"  205 Cedars Plaza  886-7675  Gibsons council  news briefs  Gibsons council received  with regret; the resignation  of Mr. J. D. Dickson from his  position   as   alternate   co-  xwtmimm��*im^rmwrn  Emergency   Programme.   IW  health   has   forced   Mr".��  Dickson'S%resignation   and  council expressed their hopes  for an early recovery and their  appreciation of his services.  UNEMPLOYMENT ACTION  CENTRE  Priscilla Brown, coordinator of the Unemployment Action Centre, appeared  before Gibsons council to re-,  quest the use of the old fire hall  in Lower. Gibsons once the fire  department moves to its almost  completed, facility on North  Road.  The UAC's present facility,  St. Bartholomew's Church  Hall, does not provide privacy  for counselling or adequate office space. A . larger space  would also allow the UAC to  operate drop-in centres for  teenagers and young adults.  Council will discuss the request  in committee.  MARINA DREDGING  Gibsons council learned at  its last meeting that an additional $17,000 will allow for extra dredging on the marina project to improve public access  and allow room for an aircraft  and hovercraft dock.  It seems that the federal  government is amenable to  paying half the cost and. the  other half will be paid by council out of its provincial grant  money.; Council agreed to 'forr  ward the money at once, since  the dredging must be. underr  taken immediately while the  dredge is working in> the .harbour.   , .,:..  COA!i T   NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Books & Stuff  until noon Snturd-ay  "A Prl��rtrily P  PENINSULA  MARKET  groceries  Sundries  Fishing Tackle  Timex Watches  Davis Bay, B.C.  885-9721  Open  9 a.m. -  9 p.m.  7 Days a Week  TIDE   TABLES  Tues., Dec. 13  Thurs., Dec. 15  Sat.,  Dec.,17  Mon.,  Dec. 19  0500          7.7  0230         11.4  0430  13.5  - 0605  15.0  1225         14:8  0715          9.8  0915  11.1  1100  11.8  1930 /'      7.8  1325         14.4  1425  "14.2  1535  14.3'  > cJ. .���;'.'��� ;  2040          5.4  ���2155  2.9  2310  1.0  Wed., Dec. 14  Fri., Dec. 16  Sun.,  Dec. 18  0115         10.6  0330        12.4  0520  14.3  0600         8.8  0815         10.5  1000  11.5  1245         14.6  1355         14.3  1445  14.2  For  ��������....  2000          6.6  2100          4.1  2220  1.8   1 .1.  Reference: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  Skookumchuck  Narrows add j  30 min. and 1 ft.  lower and higher.  ^Fitness  Ricki Ferguson 886-8091  Christmas Fitness Schedule  December 19 through 29  Stay in shape this Christmas!  We have 3 weeks of classes to help you work off your holiday  . "indulgences" and keep up your Christmas spirit  Classes will be Aerobic Work Outs - work at your own pace.  Monday, December 19 - 6:30 p.m. - Roberts Greek Hall  Wednesday, December 21 - 6:30 p.m. - Roberts Creek Hall  Thursday, December 22 - 6:30 p.m. - Davis Bay Elementary School  Tuesday, December 27 r 6:30 p.m. - Davis Bay Elementary School  Wednesday, December 28 - 6:30 p.m. - Davis Bay Elementary School  Thursday, December 29 - 6:30 p.m. - Davis Bay Elementary School  Instructor: Ricki Ferguson  REGISTRATION: 15 minutes before your first class  COST: S14 for this session  33 drop-in  <f ;-T8:  Coast News, December 12,1983  ~ *A request that Marina  *House, built in 1931 for Dr. In-  *gfis and his family, be declared  *a heritage house was presented  4o Gibsons council at its last  ^meeting, by Mrs. Evelyn Hunting who, with her husband, is  Jhe present owner of the house.  ; They hope to develop the  ���Tten-bedroom, three-storey  jhouse as a hotel for senior  ^citizens who like to* be in a  ;home situation where they can  tdo their own gardening and be  Semi-independent. The Huntings feel that their efforts to  Snake the house economically  viable and to preserve this "incredible building" will be  facilitated if the heritage-house  designation can be obtained.  Mrs.   Hunting told council  that she and her husband had  hoped to operate the house as a  bed-and-breakfast facility but  problems with unforeseen  repairs, and with tenants, had  caused them to miss the summer trade. They will be forced  to give up the house if they cannot find a way to make it pay  for itself.  Council will discuss the matter at this week's planning  meeting. Ironically a letter  received from the Ministry of  Municipal Affairs at the same  council meeting encourages  municipalities to help establish  bed-and-breakfast facilities  particularly to cope with the expected increase in tourist traffic  for Expo'86.  To those who have assisted us in the  NDP Bookstore throughout 1983,  Dot & Ken Barker  J  Passport Windows  only   90 ���� installed!  *i  IGuess Where I  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 Lee Ann Reid, Box 72, Garden Bay, who correctly  located the sign on Highway 101 and Penson's corner in Pender  Harbour.  'Taking Care  f.oi 'Bee'sness'and  ^working overtime"/  Halfmoon Bay  Auxiliary recognition  by Ruth Forrester  Service Recognition:  Two members of the  Halfmoom Bay Hospital Auxiliary were honoured at a luncheon last Monday. It was th  occasion of the Christmas'  meeting of the auxiliary at  which 35 members were present, including three new  members.  President Alison Steele had  the pleasant task of presenting  a plaque and corsage to two  ladies who have given many  years of work and service to the  auxiliary. They were Alice  Halford and Eva Lyons. Both  ladies were surprised.and thrill-:  ed to receive such recognition  and appreciation and both  were very worthy of this  honour.  Retiring president Alison  jSteele expressed her thanks to  the membership for the great  support given throughout her  term of office. Edith simmons,  president of St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary performed  the installation of officers for  1984 in a candlelight ceremony.  New president is Bertie Hull,  secretary Olive Comyn and  treasurer Jean Scott. The next  auxiliary meeting will be at  Welcome Beach Hall in early  January.  Call now  for booking.  * Offer expires  Dec. 25th.  Team  a  Cl  Off  our regular competitive rates so you can clean your  household carpets for Ihe Festive Season.  "Remember'1 we have th* mutcJe to remove stubborn  stains- :s ;* .  *  Bee Carpet Care  Bee Line 885-9038  THE  eiiem  smie  METHOD  ANTIQUE REPAIRS  Sunshine Coast  MISC. SERVICES  jqppits  Antique Utorhshop  V  Experienced  Antique Restorations  Difficult Repairs and  French Polishing  Binnacle St., Sechelt  885-7467  Directory  EXCAVATING  EXCAVATING  886-7359    .  Conversion   Windows, 'Glass.  Auto   &   Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens,                      '"���'V             Mirrors  V Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.          AUTOMOTIVE  J  ���*���   ^CUfUfiftGK AUTOMOTIVE  "N  REPAIRS TO AIL MAKKS  "The Rad Shop"  -'  COLLISION Khi'AlKS  B.C*.A.A.   Approved  X.  886-7919  H��(.  101. (jibson*  RAY HANSEN TRUCKING  & CONTRACTING LTD.    .  Gravel, Clearing & Excavating,  Septic Systems, All Types of Gravel  V, 883-9222  ���  885-5260  ^���������^������������^���������������^������������ ���  r  Wayne Ross  Excavating Ltd.  For all your Backhoe Needs  Eves. 885-5617  Roberts Creek  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE ft SUSPENSION  CENTRE  886-2700      886-8167  Hwy. 101, just West of Gibsons  SANDY'S  COLLISION   REPAIRS  ���ICBC Repairs   ���Fibregiass Repairs'  ��� Painting & Auto Glass  ���Free Estimates 8 8 3 ��� 2 6 06  .     Klalndala, Pander Harbour   R.R.M, Garden Bay, B.C. VON 1S0  Economy ruto pints um  J.F.W. EXCAUATING LTD.  septic Fields ��� Excavations ��� ciearino ���  886-8071  Hn-d-IM.  (���ihsiin>  r  JANDE EXCAVATING  Div. of Kowa Enterprises Ltd.  450 Loader Land Clearing  R.R. 2. Leek Road.     ^"^P Truck Joe & Edna  Gibsons, B.C..VON IV0       886-9453      / Bellerive  GIBSONS BULLDOZING  & EXCAVATING LTD.  Gravel - Fill - Logging      Backhoe - Dozers - Loaders  Civil &. Mechanical Work Island work our,specialty  Septic Fields 886-9984, 886-7589  ���   R.R. 4, Pratt Rd. ^  vs  r  F * L Contractors  Land Clearing, Road Building,  Logging, Gravel. Will Buy or Trade Work  for Timber.  8 yd. truck    886*9872   after 6 p.m.  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  -CABINETS-  i       886-9411      ;  Showroom: Pratt Rd. A Hwy 101  Open Sat.  10-5. or anytime by appt.  Garry's Crane  Tandem Truck Qfirvir'f*  6Ton Crane JC,VKC  16' Deck or 40' Trailer  886-7028  Garry Mundell^  Complete landscaping &  garden maintenance service Bango  Fencing of all kinds 885-5033  *  Automobile. Industrial  and  Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt  885-SI8I  CLEANING SERVICES  r  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  -885-9973             886-2938^  BC FCRRIGS  f* Schedule  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY-LANGDALE  Fall    83  Fall/Winter/Spring: Effective Monday,  September 19, 1983, to Wednesday,  June 20,1984 inclusive.  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  COAST  TRACTOR  & Equipment Ltd.  For Industrial .md Forestry Equipment  Serving Ihe Sunshine Coast  Archie Morrison - Bus. 524-0101  Res. 939-4230  -/!  r  Leaves Horseshoe Bay:  Leaves Langdale:  Leaves Earl's Cove:  Leaves Saltery Bay:  6  THE CLEANING OF OIL &  WOOD HEATING UNITS  : Harbour Chimney Cleaning  *    Serving the Sunshine Coast 885-5225  CONTRACTING  cau: Swanson's  For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel  -^ Dump Truck Rental  llt"*4i Formed Concrete Products  885-9666 ��� 885-53337  7:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. ���   6:25 a.m. 2:30 p.m  9:30    . 7:25 8:30 4:30  12:30 p.m. 9:15 11:30 6:30  3:30 8:20  MINI-BUS SCHEDULE  Monday  7:15 a.m.  10:30  12:20 p.m.  4:30  6:30 p.m.  8:30  10:25  6:00 a.m.  8:30  11:25  Leaves Sechelt  for Gibsons  The Dock, Cowrie Street  8:40a.m.  *10:00a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  Tuesday  8:40a.m.  *10:00a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Wednesday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00.a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  Thursday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  3:30 p.m.  5:30  7:30  9:30  Friday  ' 8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3.15 p.m.  St  Leaves Gibsons  for Sechelt  Lower Gibsons, next to firehall  9:15 a.m.  *10:45a.m.  * 1:35 p\m.  4:00 p.m.  LOWER ROAD" route  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  1:50 p.m.  * 4;oo p.m.  via Flume Road,  9:15 a.m.  *10:45 a.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  ' 1:35 p.m.  ' 4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  10:45 a.m.  4:00 p.m  Beach Avenue & Lower Road  NOTE: Fnflay run from Sechel! to GiDsons .it 1.00 d m. and return trip al I 30 p m. have been cancelled  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-7850    MarvVolen    886-9597  r  Gibsons  Telephone  Answering  Service  For Information call  is our  886-731 I or  886-7568  Service  VS  business  only  FLOOR COVERING  RENTALS  HEATING  Phone  KEN DE VRIES & SON ^  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.   !  Carpets - Tiles - Linoleums - Drapes j  Wallcoverings - Custom Window Shades J  Steam Cleaning j��am f  ^  Hwy. 101. Gibsoris    ^yr^y  JOHN HIND���SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE ShRVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  -\  SeafftM 8868744  TOOL  Residential &  Commercial  Gibsons  Behind Windsor Plywood  RENTALS  SIGN PAINTING  ���*   (-   Bonniebrook Industries Ltd.  Concrete Septic Tanks  and Pre-cast Products  Crane Service Anyt.me  8 Ton High-lift 16 ft. deck  V  LIQUID   GAS LTD  Hwy. 101   Sechelt  between  St. Mary's  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut.  Mon.-Fri.    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  TT"  CANADIAN I  U   885-2360  JOHN BOLTON  ft  Roberts Creek  885-7459  ( Coast News, December 12,1983  19.  _ As a result of water lapping up  ^almost to the side door of the  ySechelt legion during recent heavy  rains, Sechelt council last.week  heard a request that it attempt to  secure an easement through pro-  r*.  2  v  '��&'  ���+  *���'  Snow Area  Spot Checks  At this time of year and in areas  subject to heavy snow conditions,  you wiil see special signs requiring  that your vehicle have good winter-  tread tires or carry chains or, in  some case, that chains be mounted.  For your safety and that of other  motorists, these signs are  authorized by law.  During the next few weeks, random  checks wiil be carried out by the  RCMP in problem driving areas,  more particularly the Hope-  Princeton, the Squamish Highway to  Whistler, the Fraser Canyon, but  including other sections of road on  Vancouver. Island and the rest of the  province subject to snow conditions.  The operation will be in conjunction  with the Attorney General's  "CdunterAttack" programme and  other police traffic checks. Drivers,  of vehicles not property equipped  may be turned back or charged.  i   >  The Ministry of Transportation and  Highways is doing its-best to-clear  snow and maintain our roads in  winter to make them safe. Before  driving into snow areas, make sure  you have good winter tires and  are parrying chains to make your  vehicle safe.  Be on the lookout for snow clearing  and sanding equipment sometimes  operating in conditions of limited  visibility. Their flashing amber lights  are warning you to use extreme  caution and slow down. Make sure  also that you observe special  signing and directions of flagpersons  if you should encounter.them, and  please drive carefully.  Province of British Columbia  MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS-  ~HW.AIexVfVaser,lMnistef "^'     *'        '     "  4249  '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  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  . 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  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 7:30 p.m.  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Rev. Dale D. Peterson  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  New Church building on  School Rd. - opp. RCMP  Senior Pastor Ted Boodle  George Marshall  Visitation Minister  Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.  Morning 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  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENTIST CHURCH  Sabbath School - Sat. 9:30 a.m.  Hour of Worship - Sat. 11 a.m.  Browning Rd. & Hwy. 101  Everyone Welcome '  For information phone  885-9750 or 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 at6 p.m.  St. Hilda's Anglican Church,  X 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 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Prayer & Bible Study  Wed., 7 p.m.'  perty directly behind, the legion so  that a culvert could drain the water  into the sewer pipes on Inlet  Avenue.  It seems that run-off water from  both Wharf Road and the lane  beside the Legion flow into the  parking lot, especially from the  lane which is. almost two ' feet  higher than the parking lot. A  catch basin in the north-west corner of the lot and a culvert to Inlet  Avenue would hopefully solve the  flooding problem.  Council was assured that there  would be much volunteer labour  and equipment to help with the  necessary work, and agreed to have  its engineer study the situation and  consider the most appropriate action.  EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE  -' While "wondering how this is  going to work���they, must see that  things out there are better than I.  do," Mayor Joyce Kolibas agreed  to sit as the Sechelt representative  on the newly formed Sunshine  Coast Employment Development  Society.  Alderman  Harvey Bist  added  that it was "wise as a council to be '  involved in as many community  events as possible".  Council also agreed to write a  letter of endorsement supporting  the aims and objectives of the  society, and revealing community -  support to the federal authorities  responsible for funding.  SPARE LOT  Village clerk, Malcolm Shanks,  has learned that Lot 9, next to the  public works yard (Lot 10) by the  arena, has already been reserved by  the Ministry of Forest for future  expansion of the works yard. The  fact that anyone wanting a timber  sale licence for the lot would have  to pay both surveying and  reforestation costs probably means  that at such time as expansion is required, the timber will still be there  for use in construction of new  works buildings.  LIBRARY  "It's at the messy stage now,"  reported Alderman Graham Craig  of the slightly'ahead-of-schedule  construction of the Sechelt Library .  addition. The insulation arid  vapour barriers are complete, some  drywalling is done, and the  breakthrough of the old end wall  into the new area has taken place.  PEP  ���-,   As a result of. an evaluation of.  the emergency procedures set in .ivT  motion'dtiriBK recejrit flboding%T$$  thelRobefts^Creek-;arjear,the local '���"���$-*$���  PEP committee has received four.i*  radios, and is taking more assertive  steps in promoting the acquisition  of a local radio station. The committee   has   also   learned   that  Aldermen  $10,000 will be spent by the SCRD  for the writing of an overall  emergency plan,-called "a must for  continuity" by Alderman Craig.  WRITS MAY BE ISSUED  While cross-referencing past bylaws, it has been discovered that on  March 4, 1981, Sechelt council  followed a precedent of Victoria  and passed a by-law stating that,  on the penalty date when outstanding current taxes are due, writs  may be issued to apply to the court  for recovery of all outstanding tax  accounts of $1000 or more. This  amount relates only to commercial  establishments, not residences, and  clerk, Malcolm Shanks, noted that  almost all of the $175^000 of  outstanding taxes are for commercial establishments. While it is too  late to apply the by-law this year,  council agreed to consider it next  year.  ��������� Pianos, Organs  ��� Office Equipment, etc  Member of  ALLIED.:.  The Careful Motiers  LEN WRArS TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  HWY.101.6IBS0NS 806*2684  ~i>  sworn in  si' ��  ���xAj  %'  ���5  s  The  PoP  Shoppe  3  EUROPEAN MOTORS  Sechelt  885-9466  se price  plus deposit  KEN'S  LUCKY DOLLAR FOODS  Gibsons  886-2257  TAYLOR'S  Garden Bay  883-2253  <5  JJ  The first meeting of the new  Sechelt council was held in  council chambers at noon on  Monday, December 5: Following the swearing-in of  aldermen, mayor Joyce  Kolibas appointed chairmen  for committees. Alderman  Harvey Bist will chair planning, health and economic commission committees; alderman  Graham Craig takes over the  airport, - PEP, library, and  arena committees.  Newly elected alderman,  Anne Pressley will lead the  finance and public works committees, and alderman Ken  Short will be responsible for  parks and management. Mayor  Kolibas will continue to represent Sechelt on the regional  board.  In other council business,  retiring alderman, Robert  Allen, was presented with a gift  for the. services he rendered  during the past year on council.  Also former mayor Bud Koch  was presented with a plaque  honouring his contributions to  the village during his term in  office.  Conservative  nominated  The concerns of commercial  fishermen will be a top priority of  Comox-Powell River Conservative  Party nominee Michael Hicks, according to a PC press release which  followed Hicks nomination late  last month.  Hicks, a 32 year old fishing  lodge operator from Sointula, will,  contest the next federal election.  He was selected over four, other  candidates in a one week travelling  ballot box nomination held between November 21 and November  26.  Sponsored as a public.\  service by the Sunshine  Coast News. & John R.  Goodwin, C.A.  Phone 24 hrs.  Vancouver  885-2456     669-3022  NOTE: Early announcement* will be run once, than muat ba ra*  submitted no mora than one month prior to the avant  V. CECCHI &  E. PETERSON  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  STE. 204, 1326 WHARF ROAD  .      P.O. Box 1894  SECHELT, B:C.  VON SAO  ��� TELS: 865-5864 & 633-8998 ���  3A��5��&>ie35  Qlbaons Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Card Fund���Donations are now  being accepted starting Nov. 28 to Dec. 12 at the three Gibsons' banks  in lieu of sending local Christmas cards.  Adult Day Cara Annual Christmas Craft & Bake Sale Thursday,  December 8,1:30-3 at Kinhut, Dougal Park.  Sunshin* Coast Golf A Country Club Annual "Tom and Jerry Party".  Dec. 11ti, 3 to 5 p.m. Members & visitors welcome. !  PLEASE INCLUDE A PHONE NUMBER WITH ALL REGULAR EVENTS.  Wednesday  Gibsons Badminton Club meets every Wednesday night at Elphinstone  Gym, 8 -104 Beginners welcome. Call 886-2467 for info. i  Wednesday-O.A.P.O. #38 Cerpet Bowling. Every Wednesday, 1 p.m., at  Harmony Hall, Gibsons. ���'"���',.���"'  Roberts Creek Legion, Branch 219, General Meeting, 2nd Wed. of every  ���month, 8 p.m. ..��������,  Sechelt Garden Club meet first Wednesday of each month 7:30 pm St.  , Hilda's Hall. Except Jan., July and August.  Kiwanis Cara Centre Auxiliary Gibsons, meets every 3rd Wednesday,  each month 8 pm at the Care Centre. .  Timber frails Riding Club 1st Wednesday of the month 7:30 pm Davis  Bay Elementary School.  Gibsons Top*.Meeting every Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the Marine*  , Room under.the Gibsons Library. 886-2906 or 886-2819.  Sunshine Lapidary A Craft Club moots 1st Wednesday every month at.  7:30 pm. Information 886-2873 or 886-9204.  Pender Harbour Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital meets 2nd Wednesday-  of every month 1:30 pm at St. Andrew's Church Hail, Hwy 101. New  members welcome. .'...' ...*���;     -  Port Mellon Hospital Auxiliary second Wednesday of every month 1:30  pm. 886-793?.  Thursday  Monday  ; Monday ��� O.A.P.O. #38 Regular Meeting - First Monday of each month -2  p.m. at Harmony Hall, Gibsons.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, Gibsons, is now open on Winter Hours,  10a.m.-4p.m., Monday-Saturday.        -. ���  Pander Harbour A District Wildlife Society. Regular monthly meetings  will now be held on the 4th Monday of each month. ���'  1st 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. ' }:.  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���man and women needed.  Roberts Creek New Horizons meet at the Community Hail each Mon*  day 1:30-3:30 pm. All welcome.  Tuesday  Duplicate Bridgfe, Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club. Every Tuesday, beginning October 4^7:25 p.m. For information phone: 886-9785.  Pender Harbour & District Wildlife Soclsty. Regular monthly meeting  3rd Tuesday of each month. Madeira Park Elementary school, 7:30 p.m.  The Women's Aglow Fellowship's regular meeting Is held in' Harmony  Hail, on Harmony Lane, Gibsons, at VS: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, Sechelt 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.  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. -*Z  ��� ���    '���'.'.������������ .   ���**  Thursday ��� O.A.P.O. #38 Public Bingo ��� every Thursday starting Nov. 3 al -  7:30 p.m. at Harmony Hall, Gibsons. .  Roberts Creek Legion Bingo every Thursday. Early Bird, Bonanza, also'  'Meat Draws. Doors open at 6 pm. Everyone welcome.  The Bargain Bam of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary Is open  on Thursday afternoons from 1-3:30 pm.  Al-Anon Meeting every Wednesday at Public Health Unit, Gibsons, at 8  p.m. For information call 886-9037, 886-8228.  The Kinsmen Club of Gibsons ft District welcomes young men 21-40  years. Meetings 1st & 3rd Thursdays 8 pm Kinsmen Hall, Dougal Park,"  , Gibsons. Call 885-2412.  Gibsons & 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 pm at  United Church Fellowship Room. New members welcome. For more information call 886-7378.      ���    _ . -  Friday  Cameo Singles Club, social evening and special events every Friday ai  St. Bartholomew's Hall, Gibsons. 886-9058 or 886-9132.  Friday O.A.P.O. #38 Fun Nite - every Friday at 7:30 p.m.. Pot Luck Supper last Friday of every month at 6 p.m. at Harmony Hall, Gibsons.  Story HouseSCoffee Party first.Friday of each month, Wilson Cree^  Hail, 10:30 a.m. Everyone welcome.  Wilson Creek Bridge, starting October, second and fourth Friday {fr  each month, 1 p.m. Wilson Creek Hall.  Sechelt Total Club Bingo every Friday, Kecneit Indian Band Hall. Doors ~  open 5:30. Early Birds 7 pm. Bonanza 7:30 pm. Regular Bingo 8 pm.  100# payout on Bonanza end of each- month. Everyone Welcome.     ^ <  Thrift Shop every Friday. 1-3 pm. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Churcft"  'i  basement. -fp*K  Wilson Creek Community Reading Centre noon to 4 pm. 635-2709.  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 1st--  Saturday of the month 8 am. Ladies also, welcome. Call 886-9774,  888-8026. Prals6 the Lord.  Wilson Creek Community Reading Centre 1-4 pm. 885-2709.  The Bargain Bam of the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary is open  on Saturday from 1-3:30 pm.  Bingo every Saturday, 1-4 p.m.. Cards - 3 for 50 cents per game. Sunshine Alano Club (across from Elphinstone High School), Gibsons.  m  m  (I  x>  i  I  t ���  i ���'  ���  "J i  .  'i i  )  ���ii '  t  "i i  t  M  f  ) \  Coast News, December 12, 1983  ��,  * Homes &. Pr&ptxty^  , -17.   Fw$��te^  2.  Births '   '  18.   Autos  3.  Obttis*tf��s  4  /  %9K Ounpers  4.  In Memoriam  20��r  Marine  S.  Think Yoo         ', X '  2t<% Mobile Homes  <S.  Periorutl  22.   Motorcycles  7.  <��� Announcements * -  23/  Wanted to Keat  8.  toil                  \,4;  23a. 8eti 4V Breakfast  9.  Found  ,Z4.   foriAM'-   <"  10.  Fets ��V Livestock  25.    Help Wanted  ti.  Music   ,- -       ,  26. . Wortt Wanted  J 2.  Travel > ;    \ / !-   "!  ,;27t^Otlfcr���are/    -  13.  Wanted     r   "' ,   '  ZBX Bmimx*  14.  free .   .*' \. "'s  X, ,  ~  X" Ogpftortunttte* X  15.  G*rjige Sates ' '' ^  29.   legal            ,   *  16.  Barter ��V Trad*     ���  "30; '�����.'���������&�����;  Coast News Classifieds-  On the  Sunshine Coast  ^ First in Convenience &  First in Service  off  Drop  your Classifieds  ;    at any one of our  Friendly People  Places  on the Sunshine Coast  World's most loved &  desired 40 acres. Famous  beauty spot. The old  Willander place. All offers  over $3 million. Full price  considered but not  necessarily accepted.  Terms negotiable. Not for  bargain hunters but if you  can afford the best this is  it. View by appointment  only. No trespassers. No  triflers. Barnhart's, R.R. 1,  Gibsons. 886-2987.       #51  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  Small 2 bdrm. cott., level  lot, 180x75. Fruit trees, access for wood heat. Clse.  to Cedar Grove School,  Gibsons, $34,000.  885-2013. #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  Alcoholics  883-2258,  886-7272  Anonymous  885-2896,  TFN  To my one and only H.R. I  send you valentines, i  leave messages on your  truck. Yet you still ignore  me. Red Ribbons?!?!?! #50  gmmmmmmmmmmm  . *������*!"' X-'  ������IN PENDER HARBOUR ���  Taylor's Garden  Bay Store  883-21S3  ���   Madeira Park  Pharmacy  883-9414  ~ '     ��� IN HALFMOON BAY  B&J Store  885-9435  ������ IN SECHELT ��� "���  Books & Stuff  885-1625  Davis Bay  Peninsula  Market  885-9721  ������ROBERTS CREEK ��  Seaview Market  885-3400  ii IN GIBSONS        I  Adventure  Electronics  Radio/hack  -7*15  Lower Village1  Coast News  886-2622  Rlvett; passed away Dec.  3, 1983, Harry Montague  Rlvett, late of Sechelt, in  his 78th year. Survived by  "his loving wife, Ethel,  friends and ^neighbours.  The '-Trousdell family will  miss their dear friend.  -Private cremation arrangements through  Devlin Funeral Home.  #50  piourde; passed away  Dec. 5j 1983, Leonard  Raoul Piourde, late of  Sechelt. Age 50 years. Survived by his loving wife  Betty, six children and  four step.-;.': children.-  Predeceased;! by one  daughter. Service was  held Wednesday, Dec. 7 in  the Bethel Baptist Church,  Sechelt. Rev. Fred Napora:  officiated. Cremation.  Devlin Funeral Home  directors. ...'���- #50'  You'll find these friendly faces at Adventure  Klcclronics, our "Friendly People Place" in  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons.  I wish to extend my heartfelt thanks to air my  friends for the lovely  flowers, cards and kind  words in the sudden,death  of my mom. Jan Rowland.  Coff>yr4e*tt and  A<tVtB>l*il8)lll��|  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 rejected the sum paid for the  advertisement will be  refunded,       Minimum *4M p*r 3 lin* Insertion.  Each additional line *1M. Use'our economical last  wssk free rats. 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, chaquss or money orders  must accompany all classified advertising.  NOON SATURDAY  Silver Sea Crafts  From now 'til Christmas  open Tues.-Sat.,  10:30-5:00. #50  Friends o.f Arne & Gladys  Lien are invited to an open  house to celebrate their  Golden Wedding Anniver-;  sary On Sun., Dec. 18 from  2 p.m. -6 pimpat the home  of Kirsten Dubois, Seaview Lane, West Sechelt,  885-3843. #50  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-  The   Pender   Harbour  Ladies   Auxiliary   toXttie  Royal   Canadian   Legion  Br.   No.   112   wishes   to  thank everyone: who; has  supported our fund raising  endeavours . during   the  past  year  and  our  parr  ticipation in the local com-,,  munity   Mayday v rfappy^'-'  Days and Pender-Harbour*  Picnic and Fair. We are^  , happy to once more offec5  a high school bursary, ahdjV  to help with donations to  the veterans comforts at  Shaughhessy  Hospital,  the George Darby Extended Care Facility, Timmy's,  Telethon and Variety Club  Telethon and Elves Club,:  Pender Harbour Clinic and  Xmas   remembrances.  Merry Xmas  and  Happy  New Year to all. #50  Mr. & Mrs. Harry Morris-  Reade, Secheit, B.C., are  happy to announce the  forthcoming marriage of  their daughter, Patricia  Joy to Mr. Steven Kent  Pelton, son of Mr. and  Mrs. Norman Pelton,;  Maple Ridge; B.C. Wedding to take place March,;  .'1984. ������'���������,'���.  #50  Syd and Alice Basey are  pleased to Announce the  forthcoming wedding of  their daughter, Yvette, to  Bill McKinnon, son of Arthur & lona McKinnon,  Dec. 16,1983, in Sechelt.  Orig. classic red velvet  cake recipe. $3. Box 1623,  Gibsons. #50  -ound at Rbts. Crk. Hall  Dec. 7, 1 faceted gem  stone. 886-9776. #50  ammm^mmmmmmmmimm  fte&Ji. *Miw*tocfc  mmmmmAmimimm  3 black Vz Siamese kittens, clean, friendly, intelligent and ready to go.  Free. Phone 885-5938 after  4 p.m. .   ' #1  For Sale: Three quality  riding horses. 885-9969.  JoyWalkey  will make  your dog  look great  for.        x  Christmas  Frtfminil  DH artomHf for  ALL, dogs, large & small  886-3812  Lower Gibsons .  9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Moving Sale. Books, furn.,  records, lens, etokPec. 18,  11-3, Roberts Cr^d-v (Hall  Rd.), just below highway.  Antiques & gifts clearance  garage sale. 40% off. Dec.  15-18, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Grey  townhouse, unit 5. (North  Rd, corner Hwy. 101.) Sunshine Lodge. #50  Multi-family garage sale,  downtown Roberts Creek.  Sat., ,17th, 11a.m.       ;#50  Garage sale Dec. 17, 11  a.m., rain or shine. No early birds. 1757 Glen Rd. #50  Sell or trade for  motorhome: a 28'' cruiser  with command bridge & extras. Marine huli. $20,000.  886-8656. #50  ft**  Ideal gift for dog lovers,  engraved I.D. tags at Silver  Sea Crafts. 885-2033.   #50  Fender Rhodes  Electric    Piano.   $800.  886-9662. #51  SXTCBSCB  "1111*  PIANO & ORGAN  LESSONS  Beginning Ag�� 3 a Old��r  JESSIE   MORRISON  1614 Marine Drive  H       886-9630  3SBSS  Lawery  886-2864.  Elec  Wanted: Ride from Gibsons to downtown Vancouver, Mon.-Fri., starting  Jan. 3. Call Gerry,  886-2622, Thurs.-Sun.   . #1  Rug, 12x21 - Good condition, reasonably priced.  Call Pat at 886-2622.   TFN  Chesterfield suite or by  itself - must be really  clean, could have hide-abed. Reasonably priced..  Call Pat at 886-2622.   TFN  LOGS WANTED  Top prices paid for  Fir-Hemlock  .Fir-Hemlock-Cedar C&S  L & K Lumber Ltd.  Phono 886-7033  Xmas Gift Wrapping Service avail, at Work Wear  World. Ask for Valerie or  call 885-5622. #51  Santa's Shop. Good variety  of toys. Reas. prices. Call  886-7332. #50  Cabinet stereo system,  AM/FM radio, 8-frack  player, tapes, records,  some coljectables. $350  obo. Call 885-3795 eves^ ���  ���.:':.'���';;,#50..  Short Log Truck  Self-loading,   short   log <  truck for hire. 886-2617.  TFN  WORLD OF RATTAN  Top quality, lowest prices  (112) 324-2759 Vancouver.  TFN  John Deere 2010  Blade and winch, $13,500.  885-3948,885-9449.       #1  Bdrm. ste., triple dresser  $250; 5 drawerichest $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  Please mail to;  COAST NEWS Classified.  Box 460, Gibsons. B.C  1  I   Or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places listed above  H     Minimum'4M par 3 line Insertion.  I  I  1  I  I  11  lost  m|:  IE-  ���I  '���'���.-    ���'   '  ���fl  "    _  ���  ZC  ��� ���;-.' t  ��7  _,      .    .  ���:--  1  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  ��8U.  M  EO  CLASSIFICATIONSi e g  For Sale, For Rent, etc,  ��� in  ii ��� i �����������^���^���frm       rii    i i I  I  J  Puppy, 12 wks old, German Shepard markings,  black & beige. Gower Pt.  'Rd.near Secret Beach.  Call 886-3959.' .    #50  Lost -' Black and white  male cat, med. size, in Gibsons area. Very cuddly. If  seen please phone after 6,  .886-3945. $20 reward. He  is missed very much.   #51  Black kitten lost at Leek &  Lowe Rd., Rbts. Creek.  886-7419. #50  White, long-haired Persian  cat with blue eyes and a  goldish-white tail. Answers to the name  "Yukon". Reward.  886-3714 or 886-3866.   #50  Missing Gibsons area.  Lge., white, male dog  answers to Snow. Please  come home. All your  friends miss you. Any information call 886-8296.  . #50  Side curtain for boat, lost  between Fire Hall &  Cooper's Green, Rec^ooffs  Rd., in August. 885-5370.  #51  Wanted  Will Buy  Logs or Standing Timber  Suncoast Cedar, 885-7313.  ���;.-;.���' #1  BERTRAM WANTED  28-35'.     687-9931     or  263-1417, Vancouver.    #50  Clean carpet, minimum  9/9, also china cabinet.  885-3916. ;���'-:'. #51  CHAMBERLIN  GARDENS  Me  in  Chamberlin Rd.,  Gibsons, B.C.  Wanted  To Buy:  Logs or  islanding  Timber  885-2873  Wanted: Cars & trucks for  wrecking. Ph. K&C Auto  Wrecking   Ltd.   886-2617.  good  Call  6-2449  #50  . Mauserwerke model 1935  cal: 7x57 with bayonet &  sling. New $300. 886-9227.  4 Chev. 5 hole 16" rim. $10.  886-8261. #1  5 Michelin 'X' tires, 185x14  inch, $60. Boy's moto  cross bike, $60. 886-7098.  ,'-#50',;  One hide-a-bed, one  upholstered chair, twin  beds, all in excellent condition. 886-7325. #50  Near new Indian sweater,  size 16, $60 obo. Lily Ried.  Will knit Indian sweater to  order. 886-8410. #50  Men's hockeyi outfit complete set, including Bauer  skates size 10, $150.  883-2455. #50  Used  red brick  in  shape   and   price.  John,  eves.  6-8232 day;  Small late model  motorhome, to purch.,  rent or trade for view lot.  886-7896. #50  Golden part  Spaniel. Male,  home. 886-8498.  Cocker  To  good  #50  Friendly, multi-coloured  cat, wants good, home.  886-7226. #50  Shopsmith Mark V tor  sale. Specially designed  for home woodworking  shop, table saw, band  saw, 4V jointer, disc  sander, drum sander,  lathe & knives, drill press,  shaper & bits: Phone  883-9443. Price'$1,250. #50  RCA fridge, V.G. cond.,  $450. '..Duncan. Fyfe drop  leaf . & 4 chairs, $350.  885-9297./���: #1 "  One of a kind hand-  painted ginger jar lamps,  $120 for a pair. Rhone  885-3617. 1  Satellite Systems and  Rentals,. Sansui stereos,  Televisions*; Sales and  Service available at  Green Onion Stereo  North Rd. & Kiwanis Way,  Gibsons. 886-7412.      TFN  Burnt orange, sofa, $55.  Large lamp, $18. Table  lamp, $15.886-2658.     #50  Two snow tires, 78-13, like  new. $75.886-9197.       #50  Landings  Beauty &  Barber  Shop  Open Mon.-Sat.  xxxxmy.x-'  8863916  School Rd.,  Lower Gibsons  Peace River ,Honey: Order  your,honey for .Christmas  presents now. Mail orders^  taken from" Gibsons td  Powell River. A. McKinnon}  R.R. 2, Veterans Rd., Qir>  sons, B.C. V0N.1V0or Ph,  886-2604. #51'  Weight bench with 200 Ib^  Hitachi stereo, sep. amp.'  tuner, Dolby cass. 40 watt,  pair 60 watt speakers,;  a, Sfiund.     $600 '  HONEY  $1.11 per lb.  (pail included)  886-8641  #5<  natural'  iver  Multicycle inglis auto  washer $295. Guaranteed  & delivered. 883-2648. TFN  SATELLITE  SYSTEM  $1,974 Installed  Green Onion  Stereo  NORTH ROAD &  KIWANIS WAY GIBSONS  886-7414  Firewood - Alder  Seasoned, split, delivered.  $65 per cord. 885-5267.  #51  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  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.  . .', #51  Canon AE1 camera & CSE  Vivitar lens 80-200mm  auto; 50mm LS Splite Fsh.;  lntele,vision GM 10 carts.,  skis, men's & women's;  Fisher cut 70-175 Marker  M-4-15 bds; Amann 160  Tyrol la; McClary dryer; offers. Ph. 886-3922. #51  Magnavox console stereo,  AM/FM radio, 8 track. Like  new. $200.883-2618.     #50  26" Zenith colour TV, solid  state. Remote control.  885-5963. #50  Quality Used & |  New Furniture  Forge with blower. 1 GMQ*  radiator. 1 GMC alter^  nator, 1 400 cu. in. rnotor^  with heads. 1 utility trailer^  886-2934. V TF:N  Used Appliances ;'  All reconditioned: 2'  fridges, frost-free; $  dishwashers; 1 dryer; - 2.t  spin washers. Sold with 30  day warranty! John Hars,'  rison Refrigeration & Ap:'  pliance Sales & Servicer  886-9959. TFN*  Couch A chair, $50; hide-ao  bed, $75; cabinet stereo,:  $25; wash. & dryer, $300;r;  mates, bed, $50; coffee-  table, $25; tel. desk, $5.  886-8714. ,;. W50^  Beseler '67 C-XL enlarge^  Gra-lab 300 darkroom^  timer, like new.;Less thanx  Vz price. $210. 886-8445. .:  #1  2 Woven  Area Rugs  4'x6'  Traditional  Pattern  $120 ea.  Ken Devries & Son  Floor Coverings Hd.  886-7112  HAY $3.50 885-9357.     v,  . ..;'      ....  TFN.p  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:        i?^  #50'^  K & C Auto Wrecking    -  Stewart Rd. off North Rd;.-1'  Winter hours: Mon.-Sat.cA  8:30-4 p.m. Ph. 886-2617.  ������������'-    tFN%   : v: -, p  30^c!  mi.r;;2  1981   Ford   Vz   ton,  auto, PS/PB, 27,00p  exc.   cond.'  Must   sell,  $5,000 firm. 886-3892: ev.^-  886-7310  #51,v;  Inquire about our  Payment Plan.  Also: Our 1 year Interest   Free   Plan  until Christmas.  Example:  5 piece Oak Veneer  Bedroom Suite  $490.00       $18.47/mth.  1 Maple Dining Room  Table &4 Chairs  $489.00       $18.49/mth.  1 2-Piece Chesterfield  and Love Seat  Reg. 1350.00  Sale Price 1190.00  $39.95/mth.  Starter Chesterfield  and Chair  $480.00       $16:96/mth.  Corner Sectional  Reg. $990.00  Sale Price $690.00  $26.40/mth  Washer & Dryer  $52.00/mth.  Good selection of  low priced dining room  suites, bedroom suites,  mattresses, sofas,  beds^ carpets, appliances, coffee tables.  Payment on approved  credR.  Claholm Furniture  Inlet Ave.     885-3713  t/Z block north from Post Office  R&H Auto Electric    ������;?:.  We buy import alternators V>  and   starter   cores, .���-'���ex--'r"\'  pecially   Japanese   im-~  ports. br  R&H Auto Electric        ^  886-9963 irv;  :;TFN'i-  1981 GMC % ton -van^  stereo, side boiards, .ex-f"X\  cedent condition. 885-3921.' "  XX'-y-cXXyy #51  \  1971 MGB; redi fully reblt^  mt.,   good   body,   $2,700  pbo. 883-9342.' TFN  XJ'  '79  Honda  Prelude,  exc.  cond. $6,900. 886-9504.  ')KS  #5f'  gear.^p  4X4, '74 Blazer, run  ex.   con:,   some   rust  $1,400886-8764.  1976 Honda Civic, new.*^  paint, new tires, auto.^ low^  miles, no rust. Callao  885-3795 evenings. $2,900. -'  ,������#���,.-:.:)���  4x4 74 Blazer, run., gear, .'(,3  ex.   cond.,   some   rust.-,^:'  $1,400,886-8764: #51.;'  1971    Satellite   Sebrihg^  plus.  Good  shape, -bkt.i '*  seats, cons., 2 dr. ht, 318,  1 owner. $2,250. 886-8261.  ���    - #1  5U  1971 Ford Torino 500, 351  V8, auto., PS/PB. Asking  $450,886-9154. #1  li*i  1973 Chrysler 2 dr.?ht.'  Good condition, great pool-  car. Asking $800 or what >  have you. 886-9472. '"��� XXX- '~XX.  ���    ���'������.���;"���,��� yXtmX.. ���  Please take me awayV'69: ^f1  Datsun 1200 p.u., new-^  susp., good trans., needs ,:TI.  rebuild.     $200     obo.*"'  883-9342. TFNcil  - '������ '   ;-.-��� . ���������'��� ������������������--���;������ Xiiiy tDtOM  1979 4x4 Bronco. Exc.  cond. New tires. Never off  road. $9,500.886-7287. #51  e    AUTO.  El SO WiS  Payne Road, Glbtons  REBUILT A EXCHANGE  ALTERNATORS & STARTERS  TROUBLESHOOTING &  REWIRING  INDUSTRIAL ft  DOMESTIC VEHICLES  & MARINE       886-9963  for Rgm  1980 Dodge Ramcharger  "Jimmy Type", 2x2, 318  auto., 21,000 miles, new  condition. 886-9890.   TFN  ^^?f^$xvf  23' Glendale Golden  falcon travel trailer, 3-way  power, full molded bath,  floor furnace, very clean.  Accept. smaller   trade.  886-9890. TFN  **���  wm*mm**>��  p\^v'  %~y'  Commercial fishermen:  Standard & custom crab,  prawn, cod pots. High  quality, best prices. Free  delivery from Ocean  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  2 Lenmar no. 8 winches,  $225. Wagner 1.5 to 1V dr.,  $250. 10x7" LH prop. &  shaft, $100. 4 hp Seagull,  $225. Stainless steel  alcohol stv., $75. 885-5765.  #50  18' Donzi inboard/outboard, new interior & railings. Wagner steering w/  trl., 2 yrs. old, $3,500. View  at 1286 Headlands or  886-3808. #50  mmm  ���^'t-i-X~  !X%U^$XH?Xi>Xi x-  ^V,...  10x50'., Bi|tmqrei rnqbile  home pilis 10x30s unfinished addition. St., fr., new  airtight iricV.'Sunshine  Coast T.P. $10,500 obo.  886-9218 eves. #1  'Si. ^j  Motorcycles j   *  98cc mini trail bike, good  running condition. Excellent first bike for young  boy. $250 obo. 886-8464.  #1  Yamaha GT80, good cond.  Asking $325. Ph. 885-2390.  #50  Wanted to Rent  Respble. couple with ex.  refs. looking to housesit  or exch. care for rent.  Please call 886-3997.    #51  Responsible couple with  ex. refs. looking to  housesit or exch. care for  rent. Please call 886-3997.  #1  ::*ll  For Rent  .4 bdrm., 1 play/storage  room, 1 Vz bathrooms, double carport. Quiet cul-de-  sac in West Sechelt. 5  min. from beach. $450.  (neg.). Phone Ron or-  Caroiyn, 885-9029.      TFN  Lower Gibsons, view,  beach access, V* 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. W/W carpet, fr.,  St., H/W & elec. incl.  $295/mon. 886-7421 eves.  #50  1 bdrm. duplex near.bluff in  bay area. $250/mon.  886-9145 after 6. #51  2 bedroom, furnished  suite, light & heat inc.  $325,886-2630. #51  1 bdrm. suite, Central Gibsons. $325/mth. Heat incl.  Clean, quiet. No pets.  886-9038. Jan. 1st. .   TFN  Partially furnished cabin  at foot of Bargain Harbour  Road, 1 mile from Madeira  Park. Rent $220 per  month, available immediately. For information call 922-1147 or  883-9156. "1  Special- Castle Hotel, 750  Granville, Vancouver,  across from Eaton's.  Rooms $28 and up, single  or double occupancy. TV,  all services. 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.  $425,886-7251. #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 bdrm. main floor of  Roberts Creek house. 3  appliances. Must be seen  to be appreciated. Sorry  no pets. $450 month plus  utilities. Available Dec. 15.  886-8467. #51  2 bdrm. w.f. cottage avail,  immed. Sorry, no dogs.  886-7377. #1  One bdrm. cottage, Gibsons. $250.886-7191.     #1  Waterfront, 3 bdrm.,  modern home in Lower  Gibsons. 3 appl., drapes,  elec. & wood ht. $475.  Refs. 886-9839. #50  Langdale ��� 4 bdrms., 2  bths., w/w, 4 apis., view,  no pets. $475. 886-2381,  886-9215 aft. 6. #1  Sm., 3 bdrm. hse., Roberts  Creek. Fri., stv., gden.,  elec. heat, Franklin FP. No  children. $300/mth.  885-9294 evenings.        #1  Luxury, 2 bdrm. waterfront  home. Beach Ave.,  Roberts Creek. Inc. appliances. Brent or Bronia,  885-3295. #50  Available Jan. 3/84, excellent 3 bdrm. home. Has  fireplace, good kit. & bath,  plus a view of Harbour.  $375 per month. Ph.  921-7981. #1  Granthams waterfront, attractive ste. above offices,  balcony, F.P. $375.  886-8284. #1  For Lease: Short or long-  term. 4,000 sq. ft. cement  block bldg. Very clean &'  bright. $900 per month. 3N  885-5664. #1  Mobile home in Bonniebrook. 2 bdrm., Ig. stor.,  carpt., reas. rent. Ph.  886-8663. #50  Rbts. Creek 3 bdrm. house,  new paint & remodelled,  near beach. $375/mon.  886-8035. #51  Bright, near-new two  bedroom suite, Gibsons  area. References required.  $350/mon. 922-2556 or  922-7818. #51  Comm. premises for rent  immed. 1,000-1,800 sq. ft.  Lease basis. Phone  886-8138 or 886-2141. TFN  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  Very spacious 3 bdrm apt.  ,on   quiet   St.   near   Sunnycrest   Mall.   $400/mon.  886-8212. TFN  Gibsons 4 rm., 1 bdrm.  suite, w/w carpets, new  kitchen w/frid. & stove. 1-2  adults. No pets. 885-2198.  #50  Cozy 1 bedroom cottage  close to stores, Lower Gibsons, partially furnished.  $290. Call Val, 885-2468.  #51  Fully furn. bach, cottage,  elec. heat, carport.  $350/mon. incl. utilities.  886-9336. #51  Beautiful bach, ste., Reed  Rd. Fully furn. $240/mon.  incl. util. Non 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  2 bdrm. upstairs duplex,  close to Sunnycrest Mall.  F/S, heat & light incl.  Fireplace. 886-9862 after 6.  $450/mon. #51  2 bdrm. apt., stove & fridge,  no pets, no children. Avail.  Dec. 1. Rent $265. 886-2801  or 886-2065. #51  1,800 sq. ft. retail space,  exc. corner location.  883-9551, Steve.. TFN  Sandy   Hook,   new,   two  bedroom. $385. 886-8284.  #51  One bedroom cottage,  Lower Road at Leek,  Roberts Creek. Dec. 1, one  person. $250. 885-3211,  886-2923. #50  'COMMERCIAL^  SPACE  Tideline  Building,  Highway 101,  Gibsons  Next to  Lambert's  Electric &  Gibsons  Brake & Tune  I   886-7700 j  2 bdrm. house on Vz acre.  Fam. room & Franklin stv.,  5 apl., fresh air F.P., quiet  location. $470. 886-9490.  #50  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.  886r2809. #50  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone  Debbie, 886-3994, 7-10  p.m. TFN  Coast News, December 12,1983  21.  Babysittng avail. Langdale,  for children ages 3 & up.  Day/n ight. 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  mm.  Help Wanted  Wanted: Someone to care  for, someone to cook for,  someone to do for, lady/  gentleman/couple. Mature  companion, sal. neg., ref.  avail. Reply Box 127, c/o  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. #1  ��  Leg*!  Drywall, taping, texturing;-  repairs,   renovations.  886-7484. #1  Landscaping and garden  maintenance, ornamentals, shaped hedges trimmed, fruit trees pruned and  sprayed. Phone 886-9294  after 6 p.m. TFN  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping - Limbing -Danger  Tree Removal. Insured,  guaranteed work. Free  estimates, 885-2109.  TFN  T%  Caii|eitin|iii|f  Repairs to cameras  binoculars, projectors  Competitive rates  David Short      /Si=s/V  ,_ Popa ^  Enterprises^  Box 1946   *  Gibsons, B.C  Effective immediately and  until March 31, 1984 inclusive, the daily catch  limit for Chinook (Spring)  salmon in tidal waters is  hereby varied from 4 to 2.  The possession limit is for  Chinook salmon. #51  SHERIFF'S SALE  The Sheriff will offer for  Sale by Public Auction  at Thunderbird Freight,  corner Highway 101 and  Mahon Road, Gibsons,  B.C. on Saturday,  December 17, 1983, at  10:00 a.m., the interest  of the; following Judgment Debtor; J.B. Excavating 1980 Ltd., in  the following goods and  chattels purported to  be;���  1-1969 Ford Truck-800  8000 Series,  Red with White Top,  Serial Number  M80CUEF10566  1   -   1964  Chev  Truck  Tandem, Red  Serial Number  4M8803850424H  Terms of Sale: Cash or  Certified Cheque. 10%  on acceptance of bid,  balance on transfer of  Registration, , plus  Social Service Tax. (Can  be payed in full also, at  time of Sale.( On an as  is, where is basis. The  Sheriff* reserves the  right to adjourn the,  Sale.- . ; Xxix\-yy'.  ��� :   Wm. Christian  Deputy Sheriff  , Sheriff Services  Sechelt, B.C.  Resumes, app. letters,  comp. service; typed or  typeset; sing, or multi  copy. Phone 885-9664. TFn  House painting, windows,  cleaning, odd jobs. Mario  886-9245. #50  Can't seem to balance?  Then you need, an experienced bookkeeper.  Reas. rates. My home.  886-8073, Laurel. #51  Free   dead   car   removal,  Handling turf, precast ret.  walls, RR ties, pavers &  burl clock sales. 886-7028!  TFN  Hardwood Floors resand  ed and finished. Work  guaranteed. Free est.  Phone 885-5072. TFN  FOR EXPLOSIVE  REQUIREMENTS-  Dynamite, electric or  regular caps, B line E cord  and safety fuse. Contact  gwen Nimmo, Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound  Farmer Institute.        TFN  Fruit tree pruning, roto tilling, hauling away or any  of your fall or winter  gardening needs. Call  Matt Small, 886-8242.     #1  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, Mon-  .day 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  St. Mary's Hospital  Sechelt, B.C.  I'D&UyKk  IPWAFTIMC&  W86r744m  Wanted B.C. Tlmberland.  Must be accessabie and  privately owned. Call  287-4202, Campbell River,  B.C. #50  For Sale: Suburban Victoria Weekly Newspaper.  For information write: R.  Bourke, c/0 654 Hoy Lake  Road, Victoria, B.C. V9B  3P7. #50  Fine quality crafts, unusual Christmas gifts, good music and food drew a large crowd to the crafts fair':  at the Arts Centre in Sechelt last week. -judiihwihonphi.'it.*'.  Police news of the week  GIBSONS RCMP  \ On the 2nd: Fifty-eight year old  Gibsons man, Frederick Peterson, was charged with impaired  , driving after being apprehended in the Cedars Mall parking  lot.  On the 3rd: Richard Arne  McDougal, a 21 year old man  from Gibsons, has been charged with theft. McDougal  allegedly had stolen some property from the Cedars Inn Pub.  Gunnar Gordon Christiansen 41, of Gibsons, has  been charged with impaired  driving. He was stopped by  police in the North Road area.  Constance Aflene Barnes,  50, also of Gibsons, was also  charged with impaired driving.  She was apprehended during a  routine check on Highway 101.  On the 4th: The front window  of the Garibaldi Health Unit  was smashed by vandals. No  entry into the building was  gained.  One of the units of the Ritz  Motel  was  broken into and  stereo   equipment   valued   at  $200 was stolen.  On the 5th: Sixty dollars worth  j of: damage . was^ done, to a.  | residence   located   on   Grady  i fcpad in Langdale. The damage  was done when an attempt was  made to break into the house.  On the 6th: Two of the tires of  a vehicle parked on Highway.  101 just outside Gibsons were  slashed by vandals.  On the 7th: A stereo valued at  $600 was stolen from a  residence located on Harry  Road near Gower Point Road.  The Gibsons RCMP are out  to get you!!! Holiday season  patrol and road blocks are being planned and will commence  this week on a regular basis. So  drivers out there, if you drink,  don't drive; if you drive, don't  drink; keep an eye on road con-  ditions; buckle up and  hey!... be extra careful out  there!  SECHELT RCMP  On the 2nd: A large commercial coffee machine valued at  $350 was reported stolen from  the Sechelt Arena. The  machine has been gone since  early November and was  believed to have been out on  loan all this time.  Following the search of a  Porpoise Bay residence, after  receiving a tip, police have  recovered property stolen from  the Coast Cycle store in Sechelt  last November 3. Recovered  were assorted items of motorcycle gear and a $2500 Yamaha  bike. Charges of theft are pending against an adult male.  On the 3rd: A camper located  on a Redrooffs Road property  was broken into. A key was  found inside the trailer by the  pM:.& Yukon  For sale fell through for  sale again. Deutz 12 KVA  power plant with 200  gallon fuel tank. $3,800  obo. Also two propane  fridges and lights. Also  portable hydra drill with  bits and casings and drill  stems. Phone 112  378-6707. #50  Golfers dream, Kangaroo  Katty battery operated  golf bag carriers. Portable,  climbs steepest hills.  W.W. Agencies, exclusive  agent for B.C. Box 7475,  Victoria. Phone 478-2672.  Price: $539. #50  Back pain sufferers - new.  in Canada. Anti-gravity  device. Relieves low back  pain without knee ankle  trauma. Fantastic new  concept. Information  write: I.O.C.I., Box 1277,  Comox, B.C. V9N 3Z0.  Dealer inquiries invited.  #50  culprit and utilised to gain en\  try into a small shed adjacent!  to the trailer. An outboard,'  motor and chain saw were:  stolen from the shed. Police are;  still investigating. \  On the 8th: Entry into the"  small office of the sewage treatment plant in Sechelt was gain-C  ed but nothing was stolen. It is"  the second time the office has-  been broken into in a short!  while. The first break-in-  resulted in the theft of a skill-  saw and a chain saw. C  Film on  disasters  slated  At this Thursday's Sunshine -v  Coast regional board meeting, ^  Provincial Emergency Pro- *  gram chairman, Art McPhee \  will present a video tape of the ;  disaster preparedness film ���>  "Will You Be Ready". . r  The purpose of snowing the ;  film is to raise the awareness of ���;  public officials concerning the ;  need for a coordinated \  emergency plan for the area.  _ ^  The regional, board has.,*  recently voted to spend $10,000v:  to develop a disaster plan for '������'  the area. The board will meet>;  at its offices on Wharf Road \rtX',  Sechelt at 7:30 p.m. *"';  I    B.C.* Yukon J If*  Discover someone special.  Ref resh your social life. Excellent computer/personal  dating service just for you.  Free information. Human  contact, 818 16th Avenue  N.W., Calgary T2M0K1. #50  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  .C & Yukon  Collector's Plates for  Christmas. Shop by mail  and save. Timeless  Treasures, 3275 Mountain  Highway, Suite 306, North  Vancouver, B.C. V7K 2H4.  Phone 112986-5445.     #50  Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada's largest display. \  Wholesale and retail. Free'  catalogues available. Nor-  burn Lighting Centre Inc.,  4600 East Hastings Street,  Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5.  Phone 299-0666. TFN  Sfo^r'/xXXr-^  &&%'1Nti*jm:  Meat Band Saws. Metal -  Construction $535. Deluxe ".  model $649. Taylor In--,',  dustries Ltd., Box 99?:-'  Melfort, Saskatchewan" >  S0E 1A0. Phone: (306)'-;  752-4219. #T-:  Paddle Fans. The original I  fan store. Wholesale and: "'  retail. Free catalogues. *.  Ocean Pacific Fan Gallery -.  Inc., 4600 East Hastings X  Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5C -"'  C2K5.   Phone   112-299-0666*.*  TFN**-  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.  #50  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  Buy your kid a business  for Christmas. $3,000. Will  train. Tremendous potential. Watersaving device  for toilets. Blacksand Industries, 648 Pine Street,  Kamloops, B.C. V2C 2Z5.  372-7348. #50  Compugraphic Four, excellent condition. Some  fonts available. Phone  Creston Valley Advance,  112428-2266. #50  Donovan log homes, send  $5 for brochure/plan book.  Box 777, 100 Mile House,  B.C. VOK 2E0. Phone (604)  112395-3511. #50  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 Secheit.  This week's CLASSIFIED DRAW WINNER  KATHY  <^ M---N ^NtR'  CHRIS  v -itfw BOODLE  T��jr^2) Gibsons  And while they're out  Ritz'n it up.  those little  classified .ids will he  working hard���selling,  buying, announcing.  renting, lookin' lor  lost puppy dogs,  ��� you name it. classifieds  get the job done, cheap.  Not a bad deal, eh!  The Sunshine  *::,*������ 22.  Coast News, December 12,1983  Claire-Ann order illegal  m  Gibsons council was  somewhat taken aback at last  week's meeting, to receive a letter from Transport Canada informing them that the Gibsons  wharfinger is not a wharfinger  as defined in the Public Harbours Act and has no authority  tp give orders to move boats.  The letter further requested  that the clerk of Gibsons be appointed as the wharfinger.  The matter came to the attention of Transport Canada  because of an incident in July  when the Claire-Ann, a  79-year-old light ship of  historic interest but unable to  Arts Centre film  -The large red Coast Guard vessel anchored in Gibsons Harbour  ;!ast week was the "Wolf". She was engaged in maintenance work  ; on the Gibsons beacon. ���Lynn untax phoio  Picnic at Hanging Rock is a  film of moods and brooding  mystery. On Valentine's Day in  1900, three schoolgirls and a  teacher go missing during a  class picnic. Vincent Cahby in  the New York Times described  it as "a remarkable work, chilling and hypnotic"..  Arts Centre, Wednesday  December 14 at 8 p.ml Adults  $3.50, seniors and students,  $2.50.  For the best prices in town.  Dry Cleaners &  Launderers  DRAPE Special   (one panel = 5 pleats)  Short, unlined  Long, unlined  Short, lined  lined  $4.00 per panel  $5.50 per panel  $5.50 per panel  $7.00 per panel  was ordered to move from the  Gibsons wharf. The charges  against her were thrown out of  court because acting wharfinger, Rob Liddicoat, had not  been officially appointed by  Transport Canada and  therefore had no authority to  order the move.  Mr. Steve Ryback, public affairs officer with Transport  Canada in Vancouver, told the  Coast News that he  understands the letter is intended to put the position of wharfinger on a legal footing. He explained that Ports and Harbours legislation has recently  been up-dated and each wharf  on the coast is being checked  "to see that it is run properly'\.  Council may appoint anyone  they choose to the position but  that appointment must bp  ratified by the ministry. . ;���  The Gibsons wharf is paying  its way now, clerk-treasurer  Lorraine Goddard told thp  Coast News. Revenue so fi-f  this year is $36,120 while .expenditures total $26,448, a different picture from five yeaij  ago when the wharf ran at~&  deficit. She pointed out that thfc  main, aim of the wharf is not tt>  make a profit but to offer services to boaters which wohSt  cost the taxpayers money.     J  Mon.  Sat. 9:00  886-9032  6:00  Next to the  OMEGA RESTAURANT  in Lower Gibsons  (Sechelt location opening soon)   .  Lower Village -  Lower  Uillage fisherman  Featuring  Fresh Cod, Sole. Prawns & Shrimp from local fisherman. Fresh Salmon &  Oysters from local marine farms.  10% Discount  on Cod & Sole this week. This discount applies lo SVIor Citizens on all fish,  every day. .  Free Samples  Try our cold. Smoked Herring, Kippers and Fillets.  886-8516  Lower Marine  Next to Wishful Thinking  Open 10-5:30  7 Days a Week  r  Moms  Santa's Playroom is open to provide you with up to  2 HOURS of Courtesy CHILDCARE  while you shop in nostalgic  Lower Gibsons.  Candies, Ms and other Treats  Xtnam List  n Greal Aunt - Curfcish delight  CJ Parents -  ^Grandparents - light fruit cake  CJ Babysitter -  [J Teacher - chocolates  and the list goes on...  ST Piano Teacher -fudge  X Paperboy - large jawbreaker  ��� Soccer Coach ��� dark almond parties  CI Slater, Brother-  Sechelt Customers...  Boxes of chocolates are available from  Carol at Bullwinkle Glassworks     ^  885-5533  VAA    Any purchase gives you the opportunity to win  ���*T^' one of our 12 Xmas stockings!  Draw - Dec. 24th, 12 noon  corner School Rd. & Gower Pi. Rd.       886-7522  OPEN 7 days    10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  in the Omega Block  - next to the  Landing General Store  886-2572  Snow Tires  Installed  $10.00  (per pair)  Gibsons Shell  Service Station  All This Week  Open 1-5 daily  1-7 Fri. &Sat.  Next Week  Open 1-5 Monday, Dec. 19  1-5 Tues., Dec. 20  1-5 Wed., Dec. 21  1-5vThlirs., Dec. 22  1-5 iri., Dec. 23  1^5 Sat,, Dec. 24  Santa will be  886-  i  LOOK  YOUR BEST^y  DURING cf)j  THE t'3  HOLIDAYS!  Book now  for Christmas��� '^  Eyebrows - Arching & Colouring Certificates  Eyelashes - Tinting Available  Nails - Manicure and Artificial Nails iQr aM  Hair Care - Cut, Shampoo, Cut & Set,      services  Perms, Colours, Conditioning  Gibsons  :<Ipl#||ii$$;  886 2120  Lower Village  Fri. & Sat.,  Dec. 9th & 10th  Dec. 16th & 17th  Santa Photos  by June boe  Polaroid Film $3.00 ea.  (available immediately)  10% off Selected Items  at participating merchants.  1521 Gower Pt. Rd.  ��� Delicatessen  ��� Health Food  ��� Hot Beef & Porlc Sausagt  ��� Hot & Cold Sandwiches    ���Hot Soup  ��� Cakes     * Pasteries  ��� Christmas Baking  Henry's  IBakery  1521 Gower Pt. Rd. 886-2936  (between Ken's Lucky Dollar & the Post Office)  Hunter ckijuu  Open    11-4      7 Days A Week 886-9022  ���&  I  ��� Silkscreened Placemats ��� Cards *^k  ��� Christmas Stockings V Coasters     -  <  ��� Dolls ��� Teapots* Mugs ��� Ar  and more!       _    Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Arts Council-  "> Marine Drive  Lower Gibsons  -*'���  >�����  M.  -*'���  We'll create a  "gift basket"  ^  to suit that     "J  special someone,  at a special price  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 (Katrinka) for info.  CHRISTMAS  PIZZAZZ!!  Flavoured  Coffees  on Special  this week  $6.50 lb.  (reg.  $7.50 lb.)  Bavarian Dutch Chocolate  Amaretto Almond  Grand Marnier  I  i  Xx m,  ���

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