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Array ���'���.-������  t var������r .t,ktf B j!i��;r.&3  ViOVORIA, B.;,  6S.4  /4 /ong awaited day  Gibsons marina opens  in cloudless weather  by Fran Burnside  Jon McRae of Gibsons Marina Hotel Inc. was master of ceremonies at the grand opening of the Gibsons  .Marina last Saturday. On the right are minister of municipal affairs Bill Ritchie, Gibsons mayor Larry  , Labonte and Miss Gibsons, Debbie Middleton, who cut ribbons on behalf of the provincial, municipal  and federal governments, respectively. -Fran Burnside photo  i^��^ ~^^x���; *j__m       ������...-.     ���  Cooper's  Green gets  approval  The regional board decided to  give the minister of municipal af-  fairsr Bill Ritchie, a first hand look  at Cooper's Green when he was on  the Sunshine Coast last Saturday to  open the Gibsons Marina.  The board has long sought to acquire the property as a public park  and it is again available. A previous"  opportunity to acquire, it was  frustrated by the slowness of approval from Victoria earlier this  summer. M.  Accordingly, they whisked Mhe  minister   up   over   the   Sunshine  (Toast by helicoptjej. just before the...  ��� ^'opening, of \t'h"e;1r|^na^^'?i^m^''  mediately   gave   the   project   his  blessing.  "Your SCRD is on the right  track," said Ritchie and announced 'approval in principle' for the  project.  Please turn to page 11  Over 15 years of dreams, hopes,  '     plans and struggles culminated last  Saturday in as perfect an official  ���;    opening for the Gibsons Marina as  one could wish for.  With the sun beaming down on  the kind of brilliant, warm fall day  the Sunshine Coast is famous for,  doubling the natural beauty of the  /marina's setting, hundreds of  residents and guests strolled among  kiosks offering a selection of the  area's finest crafts and artifacts,  bobbed to the live music of local  musicians, relaxed in the newly  landscaped park areas, admired the  facilities provided for marina  users, and generally enjoyed the  hospitality of local marina prin-  ,. cipals Jon McRae and Art McGin-  X nis.  Celebrations had begun with a  .   wine and cheese party on Thursday  '"evening, and many had sailed in  Mind   were   enjoying   the    free  :    moorage provided.  Adding appropriate weight and  ; . dignity to the occasion  was the  f  genial   presence   of   minister   of.  M"municipal affairs Bill Ritchie, who  .   left no doubt in anyone's mind that  .he was thoroughly enjoying being  in the area and that he was most  impressed with the new marina in  particular and the Sunshine Coast  in general.  As master of ceremonies for the  Occasion, Jon McRae gave a brief  history of the marina's development and then called for three ribbons to be cut. Miss Gibsons, Debbie Middleton, cut the first ribbon  on behalf of the federal government, which provided $600,000 for  tjredging and breakwater costs.  :>M Ajjer an entertaining speech in  ^?Whj"$ he also announced 'approval  in principle' for the acquisition of  Cooper's Green as a regional  district park, Honourable Mr. Ritchie noted that the colour of his  ribbon was red, and it always gave  him great pleasure to cut through  red tape. With those words he snipped through the ribbon representing the provincial government's  contribution to the project of  $400,000.  Describing himself as "a very  happy man today", Gibsons  mayor, Larry Labonte cut through  the municipal ribbon representing  the town of Gibsons' contribution  of $350,000 worth of land for the  marina site.  McRae then made presentations  to Ritchie and members of Gibsons  council, and introduced the other  principals in Gibsons Marina Hotel  Incorporated, president, Arnie  Armstrong of Vancouver and  director, Frank O'Sullivan of Edmonton. The private company  financed $1.2 million of the total  $2.5 million project.  The idea of the marina in Gibsons harbour dates back at least to  the mid-1960's, when Captain  W.Y. Higgs first took soundings of  the bay to determine'how much  dredging would have to be done  and consulted on the matter with  various colleagues in Vancouver.  Then in 1968, Gibsons council  under mayor Fred Feeney had a  conceptual drawing done of Gibsons harbour, showing a causeway  leading to a man-made island on  which were several large hotels  with parking areas, from which  were hung the fingers and floats of  the marina. The council was willing  to undertake the project, but could  not manage the financing required.  The drawing now hangs in the new  marina's administration building.  In 1977 the idea of a marina  was rejuvenated by Jon McRae  when he became president of the  Gibsons and district chamber of  commerce. In 1979, after he had  been elected to the regional board,  he travelled to Ottawa with other  local officials, including then-  mayor Lorraine Goddard, to lobby  for federal support for the project.  One of the questions asked by  federal officials, who had been ig-,  noring the project, was how many  months of the year the bay was free  of ice.  Finally in 1981, a referendum  was held and the citizens of Gibsons gave their council the go-  ahead to enter into an agreement  with Gibsons Marina Hotel Incorporated for the construction of the  marina. The town had been acquiring waterfront property for some  years with a view to the eventual  development of a marina, and the  value of its land contribution was  enough to ensure that no other  public municipal funds would have  to be allotted to the project. In  fact, the referendum question had  assured residents that the marina  would not cost the town one cent,  as all of its construction, operation  and administration would be  undertaken by GMHI.  It was the 1983 announcement  by the Honourable Grace McCarthy that the marina had been  awarded a $400,000 provincial  grant that finally set the actual  wheels in motion. Dredging of the  bay and construction of the  breakwater began, and while red  tape delays were not non-existent,  within months the marina took  shape to become the beautiful  facility of which the town of Gibsons and the GMHI can be  justi fiably jxpud.  The Honourable Bill Ritchie, looks on as Gibsons mayor Larry  Labonte cuts the final ribbon in the opening ceremonies of the  long-awaited and often controversial Gibsons Marina.  ���J. Mueslis Foster photo  Same as last winter  Seven ferry sailings  For the first time in three years  the winter ferry schedule proposed  for the Sunshine Coast's Langdale-  Horseshoe Bay run does not cut  back the number of sailings from  what there were the previous  wjnter.  ! If the ferry corporation's board  of directors approves the proposed  schedule, the Sunshine Coast will  have seven sailings each way beginning Tuesday, October 9. At a  meeting last Tuesday with Jim  Price of Powell River, the Sunshine  Coast representative on the ferry  board, regional board directors expressed themselves as being quite  pleased with the proposed schedule  while making several suggestions  for minor changes which would  better accommodate the needs of  local residents.  , The schedule originally proposed is as follows:  LEAVE LEAVE  HORSESHOE BAY        LANGDALE  0730 0625  1000 0900  1320 1230  1530 1430  1730 1630  1925 1830  2115 2020  Transportation committee chairman John Shaske recommended  that the proposed first sailing from  Langdale at 6:25 a.m. be advanced  to 6:15 a.m., arriving at Horseshoe  Bay at 6:55 a.m., thus accommodating both those passengers  who wish to make connection with  the 7 a.m. boat for Nanaimo and  those who wish to catch the 7:03  a.m. bus into Vancouver.  This scheduling would provide  the only direct connection with  Nanaimo each day. By notifying  the chief steward of one's desire to  make connection with the  Nanaimo boat, the steward could  radio the Nanaimo boat and arrange for it to wait and for the  vehicle to board the boat directly  atfd pay the purser without driving  out and going through the toll  booth.  ;Shaske also noted that if most  traffic on the 6:15 a.m. sailing used  the upper deck and unloaded off  the new ramp, it would avoid the  traffic   congestion   which   would  result from off-loading Langdale  traffic crossing through on-loading  Nanaimo traffic.  To stay within an eight hour  shift, the proposed 12:30 p.m. sailing from Langdale and the return  1:20 p.m. (1320) sailing from  Horseshoe Bay would be advanced  to 12:20 p.m. and 1:10 p.m. (1310)  respectively. Other afternoon sailings would be at the same time as  in the current schedule.  The proposed schedule calls for  a 9 a.m. sailing out of Langdale instead of one presently at 8:30 a.m.  Price explained that this would give  traffic coming off the Saltery Bay-  Earl Cove ferry a safer driving time  to make connection with the ferry  to Vancouver.  Of the proposal in general, Priced noted, "Gaps are reduced, the  schedule is more evened out, and  it's a far safer situation for  everyone concerned."  Price was commended for this  energetic representation of Sunshine Coast needs to the ferry  board.  Regional directors also apprised  Price of specific local traffic concerns relating to ferry traffic and  the ferry terminal, and solicited his  support in helping to remedy them.  Referring to the untenable situation of four lanes of ferry traffic  having to merge into one in order  to enter Highway 101 at the end of  the ferry terminal lot, "It's now  time to fix that bottleneck," stated  Gibsons alderman John Burnside.  Pointing out the irony of such a  traffic jam potentially confronting  the thousands of people who will  come to the Sunshine Coast while  visiting Expo '86, a transportation  exhibition, and referring to the  hairpin turn route around Gibsons  which necessitates the main street  being a truck route, "It's an embarrassment to the municipality  and the province," he continued,  requesting that Price use whatever  influence he had to forward the  building of a Gibsons by-pass.  "We need to fix that situation if  we're going to encourage and  develop tourism on a year-round  basis," responded Price,  "Transportation is the key to  our area," emphasized Gibsons  alderman Ron Neilson.  Looking to the immediate problems, several suggestions were  made concerning defining more  precisely the point at which  vehicles leaving the ferry terminal  should merge; having trucks pull  over to allow car traffic to leave the  terminal first; having a few  machines in the terminal lot so  waiting passengers can at least get a  hot drink; and exploring "assured  loading" for business people who  have to go into Vancouver regularly-  Please turn to page 13  Regional board Parks Committee chairman Ian Vaughan and board chairman Jim Gurney took  municipal affairs minister Bill Ritchie on a flight up the Coast to visit Cooper's Green last Saturday, and  as a result Ritchie has given "approval in principle" for the board to acquire the green as a regional  district park, subject to suitable financing being arranged. -j��Rr Meou�� Phom  Old wall discovered  Sechelt studies seawall bids  An old seawall along Trail Bay,  stretching from in front of the Parthenon to the site of the old  government wharf and dating back  perhaps 60 years, was reported to  Sechelt's Planning Committee last  week by planning technician Al  Hartman. Hartman said the concrete wall was well back from the  impact of logs, not too deep and  mostly covered by shale but, "I  was shocked, I couldn't believe it,  it's in very good condition."  The committee was meeting to  discuss three of the proposals  received for studies for a new  seawall, but Hartman suggested  that building a concrete wall was  not much different than putting in  the foundation of a house, and the  job could be done locally with the  help of an engineer.  "I'm convinced it's well within  local capacity to handle that job,"  said Hartman. "For the price we'll  pay for a report and survey you  could put in quite a few feet of  concrete seawall."  Council members seemed to feel,  however, that they have to go  along with what experts in building  seawalls say. "This is a major project," commented Alderman Ken  Short. "We can't go out and willy-  nilly experiment"  the scope o^the initial studies  proposed and the prices quoted by  the three firms vary widely. The  most expensive proposal came  from Crippen Consultants Ltd. of  Vancouver, who would do the  survey work required, prepare a  final design and do the contract  preparation necessary for $8,800.  A proposal by the local firm of  Roy Engineering Ltd. gave more  detail regarding the information  which would be provided. Surveys,  analysis of the preferrable type of  construction, preliminary designs,  'plans for phasing of construction,  a comprehensive plan for guiding  the development of the Trail Bay  seawall, feasibility of a boat launching ramp, final designs and  preparation of construction contracts would cost $6,000.  Consulting engineers Ker  Priestman and Associates offered  to do site surveys, determine the  feasibility of various design  possibilities and types of construction, draw up a preliminary design  and estimate construction costs for  $3,800. A further study of the  feasibility of a small craft marina  in the area would cost $2,500.  , Although all council members  expressed a preference for hiring  locally, it was felt that a project of  this magnitude required the highest  degree of expertise in the design  phase. Should they hire a Vancouver engineer, they felt sure local  contractors would be used.  Several councillors commented  that the Ker Priestman firm  specialized in seawall construction,  had a proven reputation, and they  would thus choose it at this point,  although Mayor Joyce Kolibas felt  "they are too rich for our blood".  "It sounds like they are the ones  who would most meet our needs  for a survey and suggestions for  how the seawall should be built, its  design and type of construction,"  planning committee chairman  Harvey Bist told the Coast News.  Council members will now request meetings with the three  engineering firms for more information on their proposals and a  clearer explanation of "exactly  what we'll get for our money"  before deciding which firm will be  hired to design a seawall.  r  Flu shots this week  Vaccinations for influenza will be given next week, on Monday,  October 1 at 11 a.m. in Gibsons Health Unit and on Wednesday,  October 3 at 11 a.m. in Sechelt Mental Health Centre.  Free moorage  While complimentary berthage was available at Gibsons Marina  during its opening celebrations last weekend, one lucky person will  enjoy the privilege year round.  Minister of municipal affairs Bill Ritchie drew the name of Bill  McGibbon of Vancouver as lucky winner in the Marina's Grand  Opening Draw. McGibbon now has free berthage at the marina for  one year. 2. Coast News, October 1,1984  V-.-  trl  f.  r  ���tood lueR to all  There was a gentleman in attendance at the official opening of  the Gibsons Marina last week who was a critic of the project.  His views echoed those that appeared in a letter to the editor of  this paper last week, though he was not the same gentleman.  There always have been critics of the marina proposal. The  referendun which was held a few years ago saw 65 per cent of  . those voting in favour of the project. It holds therefore that 35  per cent voted against.  The letter to the newspaper and the gentleman at the official  opening gave evidence that some of the original third of those  voting who opposed the project have not changed their views.  Such disparity of viewpoint is neither unusual nor undesirable  . in a community. It should stimulate discussion. But surely the  time for such discussion is when the project is in the planning  stage and when council is being elected, not when the completion of the project is being celebrated.  Consider the fact that the criticisms being launched by the  gentleman who was at the opening ceremony were governed  neither by the requirements of print nor by strict sobriety.  At one point we had in effect a harangue being directed at the  minister of municipal affairs, a visitor to our community who  had no personal hand in the matter of the marina project except  that he good-naturedly accepted an invitation to come and visit  a place he had not before seen. It was, quite simply, regardless  of the merits of the marina project, an exercise in the crassest of  bad manners.  It points to the futility of mindless hostility. The problems  that beset the people of the Sunshine Coast, as in the rest of the  province, are serious enough for such automatic hostility to be  banished from our provincial repertoire.  The marina project is a fait accompli. No one knows for sure  that it will be a successful project nor whether in the long run it  will benefit Gibsons. Time will tell. In the meantime we have  more urgent places to direct our energies than into a meaningless  wrangle that no one can win.  Surely we can all join unanimously in the wish that things will  go well for the marina, those who put the project together and  the town of Gibsons.  5 YEARS AGO  A Twin Otter float plane  belonging to West Coast Air,  on route from Vancouver to  Powell River, crashed into  the trees on the east side of  Porpoise Bay early last Sunday afternoon, killing the  pilot and sending the co-pilot  and three,: passengers to  hospital.��� fn Vancouver, with  the remaining 11 passengers '������  being admitted to St. Mary's  Hospital in Sechet. An eye  witness indicated that the.  plane banked to land, and  seemed to continue in the  banked position right into  the trees. With jet fuel gurgling from the plane, Sechelt  volunteer firemen did a commendable job of covering the  crash site with foam to prevent a fire.  A request of the Sunshine  Coast Golf and Country Club  that 45 acres of Cliff Gilker  Park be leased to them for  the completion of an 18-hole  golf course was turned down  by the regional board. Director Harry Almond pointed out  that the terms of the lease of  the park did not allow the  board to give up a portion of  it.  10 YEARS AGO  Mrs. Anne Pressley of  Sechelt is named as the new  secretary-treasurer of the  Sunshine Coast Regional  Board to replace E. Willmott  who resigned September 23.  Development goals for the  Sunshine Coast as outlined  by the Sunshine Coast  Regional District include: the  sight of and access to the  natural surroundings; a  peaceful, rural atmosphere; a  friendly, personally oriented  community; a clean environment.  15 YEARS AGO  Letters to the Editor of the  Coast News object to the  proposed nuclear blast in the  Aleutian   Islands   fearing  radiation fallout and earthquakes as a possible result.^  Civil defence coordinator  Wes Hodgson advises Sunshine Coast residents to stay  indoors in the event of an  earthquake.  20 YEARS AGO  School   board   secretary  Ann Burns resigns after 20  years service on; the local  M'bpard.        : x'x-'      * ;���":.  Gibsons Mand Area  Chamber of Commerce express themselves as being  well satisfied with the ferry  service now that two modern  ferries service this area. A  minor dissatisfaction is ex:  pressed because there are  now no hostesses on the  local ferry route.  25 YEARS AGO  A $60,000 Foodland Store  will open in Gibsons on  Thursday, October 3. Ken  Watson is the proprietor.  Dr. Swan and Dr. Stonier,  Garden Bay, have announced that Dr. Eric Paetkau will  be joining them in general  practice. Dr. Paetkau is a  graduate of the University of  Saskatchewan.  30 YEARS AGO  An unauthorized strike of  cafeteria workers over  wages, vacation and overtime led to a brief interruption in ferry service by the  M V Balnbridge.  The Reverend H.U. Oswald  and Reverend H.J. Bevan,  both of Gibsons, officiated at  the opening of the Port  Mellon Community Church.  35 YEARS AGO  Sechelt Board of Trade  studies the incorporation of  Sechelt and the location of a  liquor outlet on the Sunshine  Coast.  Effective this week the  Coast News will open a new  office in Gibsons Electric.  The Sechelt office will be  closed but messages can be  left at the Union Store.  The Sunshine  CO-PUBLISHERS ADVERTISING  John Burnside M.M. Vaughan      J. Fred Duncan  EDITORIAL Jane Mc0uat  Fran Burnside TYPESETTING  Zandra Jackson  Anne Thomscn  PRODUCTION DISTRIBUTION  Neville Conway Steve Carroll  Pat Tripp  The Sunshine Coast Coast News is a co-operative, locally owned  newspaper, published on the Sunshine'Coast, B.C., every Monday  by Glassford Press Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0, Tel.  886-2622 or 886-7817. Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702.  The Sunshine Coast News is protected by copyright and reproduction of any part of it by any means is prohibited unless permission in  writing is first secured from Glassford Press Ltd. holders of the  copyright.  Subscription Rates: Canada: 1 year $30; 6 months $18;  Foreign: 1 year $35  'it^XX-X  iif'Xx*  ��>��������, x-   '  ���*.  W>X(x:  ffij&W$rs'\y& -y  1 i.w^ij..,^.......^ .  ��W''     -M...*,  7  t^  /s  Ife  3sX% &'&-M " "      .  WX^X'M. M..?.   . : <.  \MMT...  ���MUMftid.i&i't^jji  _?���  8������a*��^S***^^  ���-"SS&W*^  H'H^. LAURENT!C.  Although the many who had broken with the past and had crossed  an ocean to reach their destinations may have accepted the decisions  they had made, they could not always wipe the slate of memory  clean. The homeland, beyond reach, was not beyond recall. If com*-  munications could not be maintained, the heart could hardly be  blamed, during long and lonely hours in wilderness cabins, for occasionally recrossing the seas to its birthplace. For those who travelled  light, and where the assembling of materials for writing letters proved cumbersome, every stop along rail and steam routes had their  racks of postcards. All of these convenient message bearers reserved  space on the reverse side for expression of a few of the senders'  thoughts of remembrance. Some conveyed this sentiment on the face  of the printed card itself. Until succeeding generations felt a  diminishing need for such contact, these bits of cardboard carried all  that could be sent by relative or friend over oceans to those beyond  the breach. White Star liner SS Laurentic, about 1910. State  Publishing, Liverpool, courtesy Winn family collection. L.R. Peterson  Musings  John Burnside  "You know," said Jake, "there  might just be hope for this weary  old world after all."  It didn't seem like a weary old  world to me just at that moment. In  the glory of a September morning  Jake and I were sitting comfortably  in his rowboat on a placid sea just  off the Sunshine Coast watching a  silver morning turn to gold and  dangling lines in search of the  elusive salmon.  Now/ I'm no fisherman. Some  forays after trout in Scotland, and  British Columbia - usually unsuccessful; some very successful fishing.  for Arctic, grayling in the Wn,dra.;  river, just north,of Dawson Cii^io}-  the Yukon, where you could ca|||!  fish quite easily for as long as ..you*M  could withstand the ravages of some  of the most ferocious black flies and  mosquitoes on the face of the earth;  and one highly successful rock cod  expedition in Porpoise Bay constitute the sum total of my piscatory  experience. But there I was at Jake's  invitation, wondering why on earth  I'd never done this before.  "I'm glad to hear you say it,  Jake. What leads you to this  hopeful conclusion."  Jake checked his line before he  answered.  "Surprisingly enough, the first  thing is Ronald Reagan."  "Surprising indeed," said I.  "It's not that long ago when  Reagan's public speeches were making reference to the Soviet Union as  the 'evil empire'. The only man  making speeches as inflammatory  and bigoted as Reagan was the  Ayatollah Khomenie who was referring to the United States as 'The  Great Satan'. Now suddenly, with  an election coming on Reagan has  discovered that there are no crucial  areas of dispute between the USSR  and the USA and at the United Nations he has called for renewed and  continuing dialogue to ensure world  peace."  "You think the upcoming election has caused the change?"  "No doubt about it," said Jake,  "that and the growing popularity of  the international peace movement.  If an unabashed and military hawk,  which is what Reagan has been since ���  A glimmer of hope  he came into office, now thinks it is  politic to be seen as a seeker after  peace you can be sure it's because  that's what the Republican sampling of public opinion is telling him  must be done."  There was some action on Jake's  line and he bent his attention to it  for an instance.  "A dog fish," he announced,  and soon had reeled in one of the  ugly little sharks with the emerald  green eyes, disengaged it and re-  baited his line.  "Still on the international  scene," said Jake, "there's the new  European interest in Central  JjiyEperica, ...If may be that the allies of  ��� the USA can keep them from getting . tangled up in one of their  foreign policy myths like a beginning fisherman with his line."  I grinned, having had already  that morning just such an experience and having been rescued  from what seemed a hopeless  predicament by my mentor.  "I heard it again on the CBC the  other night," said Jake. "There was  a former CIA intelligence officer  who had been serving in Central  America. He was laying waste to the  claims that Nicaragua was supplying  the rebels in El Salvador. He said in  the three years that the United  States has been trying to prove that  Nicaragua is fronting rebellion and  supplying the rebels with armaments they have come up with absolutely no evidence that it's happening at all. Yet the whole  American policy in Central America  is based on that single non-fact.  They've been flying over Nicaragua,  illegally I might add, and patrolling  the borders for three years without  coming up with a single sign of arms  shipment."  "It is incredible," I agreed.  "They will not question their  preconceptions."  "It's the old never-let-the-facts-  interfere-with-a-good-opinion approach," said Jake. "They have  been misinformed consistently in  foreign affairs since the end of the  Second World War, largely, I  suspect, because if you want to advance in the intelligence system you  tell Washington what it expects to  hear."  "Anyway with the Central  American countries themselves calling for ,a peaceful solution and now  with the Europeans taking an interest, maybe we can save the  Americans from themselves, not to  mention the poor beleagured  Nicaraguans."  "Well it's nice to hear you so  hopeful, Jake," said I, "but what  makes you think that Reagan won't  reverse himself after he's won a second term?"  "That is, of course, always a  possibility," said Jake, "but one  glimmer of hope on such a morning  as this is enough to keep me going  for a while and should be for you  too."  Things started to happen to the  rod and reel that I'd almost forgotten I was holding.  "Jake," I said.  "Don't panic, man," said Jake.  "That's what we are here for."  For a while our world shrunk to a  single rod and line and somewhere  out of sight a very active fish. It was  good to be alive.  The Deadheads  for Yvonne  Like broken bones  of huge forgotten creatures  the salvaged deadheads lie in bleaching heaps  among the carapaces the rusting corpses  of old machines  above the slime the tide grass  to rest again  on the land that once reared them tall  in this bay of twin creeks scrubbed memories.  Thirty years of booming have beaten this place  into a shabby echo  of what existed before -  the lost precincts  of my Norwegian aunt -  her hospitable home  full of baking singsong accents and laughter.  Yesterday phantoms this bludgeoned cove  like an exposed photograph -  What was flickers dimly against the alders ���  The fool boy I lost here the girl you were  run yet through an ache of time  from the creepy throat of a rock-cricket cave -  play hearts in the sputtering light  of naptha lamps by the vanished sawmill - ���  gasp as a seal breaks water  by our rowboat's bow like a drowned man 's head.  Sad in the uttemess of change  we search in vain for random traces  but where my aunt's house stood is only a cat-road -  the rowboat's a fish place under the log booms -  even the sawmill's piling are gone  and the dreams lie scattered forlornly  among the deadheads like dinosaur bones.  Peter Trower  September 20, 1984  Maryanne's vievvpdint  Education cuts are stupid  by Maryanne West  Life, it seems to me, progresses  in cycles with a circular motion,  while the corporate actions of people generally seem to swing wildly  back and forth like a demented  pendulum.  Why is it, I wonder, that our  governments and other corporate  bodies never seem to catch up with  or be ready for change, and thus  find themselves reacting to it,  rather than balanced to ride the  crest of the wave or prepared to  meet the trough which inevitably  follows?  In education for example we  seem to be repeating a 1950's swing  to put all the emphasis on science  with everything else expendable.  You'll remember that the Russians  scared the pants off the Americans  in the early 50's by getting the first  satellite into space. In the ensuing  panic governments pressured  educators to abandon their belief  in the importance of educating the  whole child to push science from  kindergarten onwards. The fallout  from Sputnik was felt in  classrooms across North America.  I'm not putting down science or  scientists. Both are obviously  essential to our civilization and to  progress, but I believe it is important that scientists too are whole  people who have been widely  educated in the humanities and  philosophy as well as science. We  do not need people who know  more and more about less and less  and lose touch with reality.  The new electronic technology  will be little different from other  inventions which we use daily and  take for granted; it will not be  necessary to understand the inner  workings to use it. How many of  us who drive cars, use the  telephone or watch TV could explain how they work?  However important science is,  there still will be relatively few of  us who will become scientists and it  doesn't make sense to me to put  Simon Fraser University, just one  recent example, in the position  where they have to cut out  languages, arts and cut back on  sports to fund a new science program.  The new world of technology  looks as though it will offer few  unskilled jobs and even the skilled  ones may have to be shared so that  more people can have the opportunity to contribute to society. In  such a world, how to interact with  other people, how to make the best  use of leisure time, how to express  and enhance our humanity in a  machine controlled world, how to  organize society so that wealth and  resources are shared and used for  the benefit of the community at  large will be some of the important  things which education will have to  address.  In a world where there won't be  jobs for everyone and where those  who do have traditional jobs can  look forward to far more leisure  time, the arts, sports, music,  drama, etc. are going to be impor*  tant skills for everyone. These skills  can also provide jobs for the new  leisured classes.  At a time when it is daily mor*:  obvious that we need whole}  balanced, stable people as never  before, people with a wide vista of  interests and skills, it seems  unbelievably stupid that governments cut back-on education costs  and focus grants only in specific  narrow channels.  A correction to last week's column. No criticism was intended of  Debbie Middleton or the councils  donation to the Sea Cavalcade.  The cost of the pins given as gifts  to the other contestants for the  PNE Queen was I understand not  $1,200 but nearer $120. A misplaced decimal point can make a big  difference. ~&t^     >','^,,i>V1   **'<*��"'*sag-**  Coast News, October 1,1984  ^^fammmmstoitm  '<   -*    jf  elanstes ��os_it of irsew  "Editor:  tRe: Affordable Housing  On page four of the September  24, 1984 issue of the Coast News  your regular contributor Gwen  [Robertson takes issue with a view-  | point which I expressed in respect  iof a specific proposal put before  jthe Gibsons council. I note her in-  Merest in a Co-operation Housing  Society which I believe is a good  idea and I am in full support.  The proposal before council was  brought forward by a local architect and an out-of-town  developer. It was the second or  third time the proposal had been  discussed including a trip to Vancouver to interview CMHC's Mr.  .^Nickland by our mayor and Alder-  "man Ron Nielson.  The low-rental development  largely comes about by way of  lowered CMHC interest costs and  the incorporation of a non-profit  society. When we first heard of the  plan it seemed almost too good to  believe. All we had to do was pass  " a motion of support stressing the  - heed for this type of low cost rental  ".development in Gibsons, and it  - would happen.  "������    Upon closer questioning it was  L; ascertained that the town would  y.have to advance "start up" costs to  . create a company, appoint directors, and the town would initially  borrow (or guarantee) the funds  tfii?  for this low rental housing project.  To put the whole thing in context  my outburst re "columns and columns of housing for rent" came as  a result of the following thoughts:  1. The idea was being pushed  not by the needy or any other civic  group, but by those who could  profit from it. 2. We were being  asked to advance and guarantee  municipal funds, which as was  discussed and ascertained would  reduce our borrowing power for  other very necessary municipal services. 3. We misunderstood that we  would have to provide staff to  undertake a detailed "study of  need" to present to CMHC. 4. We  had at a previous committee  meeting discussed at length the  needed completion of the long-  awaited Community Plan by year  end and were told that to do so  would require the planner to be  relieved of many of the regular  duties for some considerable time.  Now, in the light of this, I suggested that the matter be set aside  with remarks to the effect that  there was no shortage of rentals.  "The newspapers carry columns  and columns of houses for rent," I  said. I cannot of course vouch for  their suitability.  Rents are coming down and I  believe they will come down some  more before there is an upswing in  the economy. The most expensive  rents are for newer homes which  the owners have had to abandon.  Real estate dealers are now busy  listing and renting homes as more  homes come on the market for  rent.  The landlords who can't rent  will be forced to reduce their asking price, and those who are trying  to rent unsuitable premises will  have to upgrade to compete.  I find it hard to support the principle of using federal, provincial or  municipal tax dollars to support  "low interest" housing for any one  group of people and not make it  available for everyone.  I have long held the view that we  could do much in turning our  economy around if we had seven,  eight or even nine per cent mortgage  money available through senior  government guarantees for all housing, with rent control applicable  where such money was used for  apartment dwellings or rental  houses.  Just think what that would mean  to the lumber industry, the construction trades, the real estate  market, the home furnishings  trade, etc., etc. The spin-off and  economic benefits would be so far  reaching as to turn the "subsidy"  into a net reduction in government  costs and deficits.  If we need new and creative approaches, surely this is a major  one.  This is a personal viewpoint  which I hold and I may be the only  one on council who holds that  view. Surely I am entitled to that  without being personally castigated  for having the courage to express  it.  We all need a break from high  interest costs. All things will  become more affordable when interest costs are substantially lessened.  Alderman Bill Edney  Gibsons Council  #%  W^ai<:0x0fz^x&^Sji0gH  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL  Steak &  Lobster  $14.95  with all the trimmings  Cedar Plaza, Gibson$   ^^575?  Points about teaching staff  ^OHM^  The B.C. Ferry Corp.  has proposed a 6:25 a.m. departure  from Langdale.  On the questionaire three weeks ago people showed a  desire for a 6:15 a.m. departure to:  1. Get over the Lions Gate Bridge before the 7:15 a.m. rush hour.  2. Connect with the 7:03 a.m. bus to Vancouver.  3. To have this ferry connect with the 7:00 a.m. sailing to Nanaimo.  // this issue is important to you please indicate the frequency of  anticipated usage of the 6:15 a.m. sailing and reasons why.      _  Because of the urgency of this matter all responses  must be received by Thursday, October 4, 1 p.m.  Please send or hand deliver to  JODQOIIOQOl  Editor:  We are always pleased to be able  to welcome new teachers to our  school   district   and   we   were  '���' delighted to see the coverage you  "i gave to the induction of the new  5 teachers.  ������     However,   there   were   a   few  misconceptions  that   arose   as  a  - result of that coverage and that  wasn't anyones fault. The impression was that if there were 13 new  teachers coming to the district then  either   (a)   the   Sunshine   Coast  Teachers' Association was kidding  "���about restraint since there were all  ''these new teachers being hired, or,  r(b) restraint and cutbacks in education were over and all was well  i^-again.     .  Neither is the truth, Those 13  | teachers fill _" liftle^lesif tharf^elght'  !   positions (7.925 to be precise) and  many of those are in special subject  areas such as Native Studies,  French, Special Education and  Business Education. Twelve  teachers are away on leave of  absence and seven teachers have  either resigned or retired from the  district. Some of our teachers have  temporary appointments on a year  to year basis and some of these  people have been rehired.  The net result is a loss of about  four teaching positions across the  district.  No, cutbacks in education are  still with us. In some schools  through the luck of the draw in  their enrolments class sizes are  good but in others class sizes are  larger than ever.  We have been accused in the  past of whirling/ about cutbacks  and protecting our jobs when hun  dreds of others are out of work,  but it has always been our duty to  speak out responsibly if we feel that  the education of your children, our  students, is being adversely affected  and we will continue to do that.  Thank you for your coverage  about our new staff members. We  are delighted to welcome them to  the district.  Brian Butcher, President  Sunshine Coast Teachers' Assoc.  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800  Sechelt, B.C.  VON SAO  Howe Sound Pharmacy  R.R. #2  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  i ���  �� t  is i  l>  if  Si  ?!  /  ���*k  Wm  CNIB seeks aid  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following letter has been received  from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for publication.  Editor:  Once again, our Annual Eye Appeal Campaign is set for October 1  to 13, 1984, and once again your  dedicated support in this vital need  is appreciated.  Your continued support to the  Canadian National Institute for the  Blind will help continue providing  Skookum  Skookum Jack says   ask   me   about   our  unadvertised 4 cyl.  automatic special only  37,000 miles!  1980 FORD F-100  with Country Rover Canopy. 6 cyl.,  standard shift, radial tires, AM/8  trac, step bumper. Only 37,000  miles.  SKOOKUM  SPECIAL $5,495  1974  CHEVROLET CAPRICE  4 door family special. Roomy cloth  interior, AM/FM 8 trac, near new  tires, solid body in maroon with  white vinyl top.  SKOOKUM M0N./TUES  SPECIAL  ONLY   $1,300  HOTLINE 885-7512  Skookum Auto  W Dealer 7.381 SechelJL  services for blind and visually impaired people in our area.  Some of these services include  work with blind children and their  families, special Low Vision Clinics  and services for people whose vision is failing, and important  employment counselling which  helped 178 blind and visually impaired people find jobs in 1983.  One other widely used program  in our community is the Talking  Book Program with 1350 readers in  British Columbia and the Yukon  Territory. Earlier in the year a  special mail campaign "Thirsty  Ears are Waiting" was conducted  in some parts of British Columbia  to help pay for this service.  In the past four years CNIB has  worked hard to reduce costs. This  includes staff reductions from 117  to 88, providing only one salary increase during this period, and  eliminating the less vital programs.  By redefining jobs, and greater involvement of volunteers, the important services have not been affected. As a matter of fact, services  in the rural areas have actually  been increased.  We need your help. We value  your continued support in the past  and hope that this year's campaign  for funds will be just as successful  as last year.  When  a canvasser  knocks at your door, please give.  Mike Shanks  Campaign Co-ordinator  Sunshine Coast Area  Scouting  loss  Editor:  The Scouting Fellowship of the  Sunshine Coast have posted a  "Gone Home" for Lynn Christine  Middlemiss, the wife of our district  commissioner Ray and mother to  Karen and Kevin. Lynn passed  away on September 9, 1984 after a  short illness with cancer.  During her short life, Lynn was  Tawny Owl with the 1st Cloverdale  Brownie Pack, was the secretary to  the Wilson Creek Scout Group  Committee, and will be missed as a  constant worker and supporter of  Scout camping activities.  Bob Brydon  Sechelt, B.C.  AT  SOUTH COAST FORD  We're clearing the decks for the '85's.  Now's the time to swing great deals on '84  Thunderbirds/Cougars/Tempo/Topaz  Rangers/Escort/Lynx  Deal now while we're into Dollar Days.  We will not be undersold.  i ,;  !     I  i.'i  Thu rider birds/  Cougar  Tempo/  Topaz  Ford  Ranger  ' i  Aerodynamic,  luxurious with fuel  efficient 3.8 L. V-6  and standard 3-speed  automatic. Prices start at  $11,792*  plus factory freight and handling  AIR CONDITIONING  AT NO EXTRA COST.  on specially  equipped Tempos.  !pyi 2L   Retail Value  The best-built,  best selling, best-priced  compact pickup in Canada.  $7,157*  plus factory, freight and handling  "subject to 1984 availability  H  885-3281 Wharf Rd., Sechelt.  YOU MAKE US NO, 11  D.L.-5936 Coast News, October 1.1984  EVERYONE  WINS A CASH  DISCOUNT  WITH EVERY  PURCHASE OF  GWG  "INSTANT FIT"  JEANS.  Ask your retailer  for full contest details.  CONTEST ENDS  SATURDAY OCT. 6TH  won  Mon..- Tues. - Wed.  FINEST, BEST PRODUCTS  AVAILABLE  FOR APPOINTMENTS  VS UNISEX    886-7616  SUNNYCREST MALL  GIBSONS!  Chrysanthemum  Plants  Regular $12.95  Thanksgiving  Special $8 95  w Village  886-3371  Greenhouse  Sunnycrest Mali,  t\me ior the ���*��� ���*���*���*'���    J  0* CO^-7 ^  THE MANY MOODS OFAUTUMN  at SUNNYCREST CENTRE  Sunnycrest Centre  "A little bit Country, a little bit City...the best of both right here in Gibsons!"  Inner Space  Super-Vala  Toy* & Hobble* for All Age*  Sew Much More  Sunnycrest Restaarant  Canadian Imperial Bank of Conferee  Jeannie*�� Gift* & Gees*  Radio Shack ��� Adventure Electronic*  The Candy Shoppe  Gibson* Travel  J's Unisex Hair  The Feathered Nest  Goddard's Fashion Centre  Pharaaasave  Dee** Fine Cleaning  Yon>DeI's Delicatessen  Village Greenhouse  Honae Hardware  Players' Arcade  Orange-O  Royal Bank of Canada  Party Shop  Trail Bay Sports  Liquor Store  Rf chard** Men's Wear  Henry's Bakery  Pippy's  Cosy Corner Craft*  Todd's Children's Wear  Kits Camera*  Don's Shoe* Coast News, October 1,1984  The honours were done by the Honourable Bill Ritchie, left, and  Gibsons Deputy Mayor Jack Marshall when it was time to cut the  cake at Gibsons Marina's opening celebrations last weekend.  -Fran Burnside photo  George In Gibsons  Back from down under  by George Cooper  j Just returned to Gibsons from  j Australia after 25 months working  \ as instrument, engineer in a pulp  * mill construction site, former  ! alderman Ted Hume states he  ! found living in the Down Under  j exhilarating.  "All the little towns work like  mad," he says, "competing for the  Good Town of the Year Award  that each state offers. Consequently each town looks neat and attractive." He added, "The first thing  "��that struck me as I drove into Gib-  &sons on my return���grubby, weeds  ^���everywhere, a general ramshackle  %look."  % Ted and wife Louise and  ^daughter Kate travelled around  feeastern Australia from north to  ���-south just before their return and  ���itossed in a conducted tour in China  #as well.  ��. "Lovely country, Australia,  ��both the people and the land,"  ��says Ted. "And the winters  ^weren't too hard to take with  ���".average 26 degrees Celsius.  gChristmas morning we had fresh  ^strawberries and Australian champagne."  J"-' Ted, who is employed by H. A.  ^Simons International is now working in the reconstruction of Wood  -fibre   after  six   weeks   in   Fort  "And  ready  to  go  5'McMurray.  ^overseas anytime."  A former alderman in Gibsons,  Ted is very interested .to see the  marina now open,'since it was a  project he always supported.  -ACHIEVEMENT  CENTRE BUSY  j     The Sunshine Achievement Cen-  I tre in the Gibsons industrial park  has been very busy these past  weeks filling two contracts for site  marking stakes, the second just  completed and sent to the building  contractor in North Vancouver.  Bill LeNeve of the marketing committee has been instrumental in obtaining the second contract for the  Centre.  At present the Achievement  Centre is busy with the making of  toys and other small items for the  Christmas trade. There will be a  sale in the Sunnycrest Mall on  November 24 of these special gift  items.  The association here on the  Coast that has fostered public  awareness of the needs of the handicapped and which has sought  more understanding attitudes on  the part of the public is preparing  to celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary this fall. Members of  parliament and the legislature and  government officials concerned  with the handicapped will be invited to attend.  LIONS ACTIVE  The Gibsons Lions had their  new food-dispensing trailer on  hand for the offical opening of the  marina last weekend. Built by club  members in the Suncoast Trusses  workshop with the help of  materials donated by various firms,  the trailer will be a money raiser for  community service that the club  plans to undertake.  The school bus shelters in Gran-.  thams, at Payne and ^Reid corner,  and near the cemetery on Lower  Road were built and installed by  the Lions in recent years, a boon to  children awaiting the buses on our  gray winter days.  by Pat Johnson  Gibsons  gardeners meet  such as representatives from the  Vancouver Rose Club, the Alpine  Club, the Greenleaf Co., as well as  Bernard Moore, well known  gardening expert and radio and  television personality.  For anyone interested in the  the Marine Room below the  library.  Fitness  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  FITNESS CLASS TIMES,  New, more convenient times for  fitness class goers have been arranged for the fitness classes being  held in Welcome Beach Hall on  Redrooffs Road.  The classes are open to men,  women and children pf all ages,  shapes and sizes, and will now be  held on Monday evenings from 7  to 8 p.m., and Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m.  The Gibsons Garden Club held  its first meeting of the season on  Thursday, September 20 in the  Marine Room.  The evening was spent discussing  what was accomplished last year,  and what the plans are for the  1984-85 season. The new executive  was also introduced: Stu Metcalfe,  president; Peg Campbell, past-  president; Bill Mclnnes, secretary;  Dory Anne Robertson, treasurer;  and Bernice Chamberlin, recording  secretary.  Past-president Peg Campell  spoke about the planting done by  the garden club in Pioneer Park,  and mentioned that members have  received favourable comments  from local residents and visitors  alike. She also noted that the club  float in the Sea Cavalcade parade  took second prize.  Secretary Bill Mclnnes then read  correspondence received since the  last meeting in June, including a.  letter from Gibsons council thanking the club for work done in  Pioneer Park.  Plans were then discussed for the  upcoming year. There will be  garden tours, two plant sales, and  visits from many guest speakers,  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at    -  B & J Store  ' m Halfmoon Bay  untilnoon Saturday  ���A Frlehdly People PIbci  END OF SUMMER SALE  30 - 50%  OFF MOST  HANDWOVEN  GARMENTS  By JACQUILINE BROWN  SAT.  OCT. 2ND  ORIGINAL DESIGNS  -COMMISSIONS  886-8881  QUALITY MEATS  Frozen Grade J*H   Young  turkeys  Smoked ��� Bone In Whole or Shank Portion  pork picnic  *9  2.58 J.17  Assorted Sizes  shoulder *. ��� -5JO ,��� .09  58,1.17  Fresh Utility Grade  roasting chickens  A  Canada Grade arm   Boneless  outside round or  rump roast  Frozen New Zealand - Bone In  leg of lamb  kg  kg  93 2.69  39 1.99  Canada Fancy  apples tg  1.08  Red or Gold Delicious  California Canada #T Black Ribier  Ib.  1.19  grapes rt ���  California : '^  king yams    Q        ���         kg I lUU lb. ���05f  B.C. Grown Canada #1  brussel     * n.      .. _  sproutsx.kg I.m ,b A/  Canada #1 B.C. Grown   m 4 A tft  carrots    *g. 01 ��>.. Z3  B.C. Grown  spinach ea. .33  California  cherry tomatoes   kg aaa\m I W Ib.uWwi  Washington ��� Canada #7  onions ...kg1.08 ��,..49  OVEN FRESH BAKERY  Oven-Fresh g�� ���  bread -63  White or 100% Whole Wheat  Oven-Fresh ��� Yukon  sourdough  buns i?s  2.49  1.29  Oven-Fresh  pumpkin  pieS ea.  Oven-Fresh  festive 1 70  bread 4549m I -79  Family Style  ice  c re am. ;.. 4 une tubs  Old Dutch  4.29  All Flavours  Stove Top  stuffing  mix  170 gm  Heinz  potato  chips  200 gm  M.JXBX  tomato  ketchups  AII C an ad i a n Bran d's ���_���  1.29  1.49  coffee  369 gm tin  3_m__m_ M" ^annoiari Dranas ^  _"%     *"***_ #���_  .US     cigarettes 20s 13*79  ; (N'MTH��- -SUNN YCIVEST^MAUm  8B)m_m_  MotVs  clahiato  j;Uice/M.:;''v'-MM  ;MeGain '$V Pumpkin  f ruit   xXxx-  :pw$xxxXx:  1.36 litre  2.19  2.19  Niagara -Frozen  JUICG ;.':Vv^tm/:I.IJ"  Sunlight   X  laundry > i-W 6.  Coast News, October 1,1984  Mystery picture of the week! Our Jane took it, we liked it, but she forgot to tell us what was happening.  Perhaps one of these Pender Harbour participants could write in and tell us all about it.  Pender People 'n' Places  ���Jane McOual pholo  Chain letters offensive  by Jane McOuat, 883-9342  CHAIN LETTERS  Anyone reading this column will  receive good news in 24 hours.  Give 20 copies to your friends. If  you don't, you still don't have to  worry as something good may still  come your way.  I write this, as once again there is  a spate of fear and guilt producing  chain letters circulating on the  coast. Stop them in their tracks  and have nothing to do with them.  Sending them on to your-"friends"  is not friendly at all as they promise  riches i^>you send out all twenty  copies and death if you don't.  What kind of sickly, warped minds  develop these letters?  Further to that, what kind of  friends keep passing them on?  Nothing bad will happen unless  your mind begins to be preoccupied with the possibility. In  the meantime, take a trip to Reno  or Vegas and see how your luck is  when you think positively. It can't  be any worse than ho-hum and it  could be a lot better. Good luck  and be well to everyone!  HEALTH SOCIETY ANNUAL  GENERAL MEETING  The Pender Harbour & District  Health Clinic Society will hold its  annual general meeting on October  14. Everyone is welcome though  only members may vote. Next  week time and place will be noted.  WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL  Women's volleyball will be starting up in the gym at the high  school this week. It will be  Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30  p.m., and anyone is welcome. If  not enough women turn out then  co-ed or younger people will be invited. I must say that I hope that  anyone who wants to play  volleyball could come..  FIREWOOD  The Pender Harbour secondary  school graduation class of '85 is  already moving into action. They  are offering firewood at $50 per  load. For more information or to  place an order call Gary  Winkleman at the high school.  Services  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay - 9:30 a.m.  GIBSONS  Glassford Rd. - 11:15 a.m.  Sunday School -  9:30 a.m.  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone  886-2333  SUNSHINE COAST GOSPEL  CHURCH  Corner of Davis Bay Rd.  & Laurel Rd.  Inter-Denominational  Family Worship  Sunday - 11 a.m.  Sunday School  For All Ages:  Sunday - 9:45 a.m.  "We Extend A Welcome And  An Invitation To Come And  Worship The Lord With Us"  Pastor Arie de Vos  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  New Church building on  School Rd. - opp. RCMP  Senior Pastor Ted Boodle  George Marshall  Visitation Minister  Sunday School      -      9:30a.m.  Morning Worship   -   11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship   -   7:30 p.m.  Home Bible Study  Phone 886-9482 or  886-7107  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School 10:00 a.m.  Worship Service 11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship       6:00 p.m.  Wednesday  Home Fellowship 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Dave Shinness  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  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENTIST CHURCH  Sabbath School    -     Sat. 9:30 a.m.  Hour of Worship     -     Sat. 11a.m.  Browning Rd. & Hwy 101  Everyone Welcome  For information phone  885-9750 or  885-2727  GRACE REFORMED  COMMUNITY CHURCH  11:00 a.m.  885-7488  ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S &  ST. AIDAN'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  Combined service at  St. Bartholomew's. Gibsons  10:00 a.m.  Rev. J.E. Robinson. 886-8436  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  Evensong 6:30 p.m.  1st Sunday Every Month  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  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Lagoon Rd., Madeira Park  Pastor Tim Shapcotte  883-2374  Sunday School     - -        9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship      -      11:00 a.m.  Prayer & Bible Study  . Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.  4-  ST. HILDA'S & ST.  ANDREW'S ANGLICAN  CHURCHES  St. Hilda's Anglican,  Sechelt  8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist  9:30 a.m. Church School  11:00 a.m. Family Service  St. Andrews's Anglican,  Pender Harbour  4:30 p.m.  Worship Service  Rev. John Paetkau  885-5019  ICE WARNING  I haven't heard anyone complaining about the weather but two  or three times now there has been  ice in Kleindale in the early morning. That means it's time to watch  out for Misery Mile again and also  the area up at Trout Lake befpre  Sechelt, for early morning ferry  travellers.  THE "WHY" DEPARTMENT  Why bother knocking down all  the mail boxes around Garden Bay  and up on the highway. If you have  any idea who's doing it, either inform the postmaster or jell the offenders what a bozo thing it is to  do. Push weights not mail boxes!  BITS AND PIECES  The Bargain Barn will be open  Saturday morning, September 6 to  coincide with the Swap Meet at the  Community Hall. Come in and  browse. There are good values in  winter coats, boots, cords and  jeans, children's clothing. Helpers  are needed to work when the Barn  is open.  The Community Club is having  a Swap Meet at the Community  Hall on September 6.  The Bingo Committee is planning a special bingo for Thanksgiv-  at the Pender Harbour^jCotS^t'  ing,  munity Hall, Thursday, October 4?  early bird game at 7:15 p.m.  Remember to support the;'bingo:  The proceeds keep the Conimunity  Hall in operation for all local activities.  The Fisherman's Homecoming  Dance is scheduled for November  24, the committee is formed and  plans are well in hand.  Secheit  Sen tors  by Robert Foxall  Always striving to keep you idle  rich seniors from being bored the  executive has come up with  another activity to keep your minds  and fingers active.  Starting at 10 a.m., Thursday,  October 4 we will have lessons in:  wood carving. (How to make little  chips out of big sticks.) If interested bring a utility knife (Jack  Knife) and a piece of wood and we  will have an instructor available.  �� That is all the information I have  at the moment but come along and  see what it is all about. All our  other activities will continue as  outlined last week.  Members are reminded that if  they are buying Seniors' Lottery  tickets they should turn them in  through Branch 69. That way, the  branch will get credit which will  help our building fund.  Another way to help, the fund is  to take a look at the spices Jean  Sherlock has prepared and buy  them when you need supplies. This  is one of Jean's ways of supporting  the building fund.  I am sure that many of our  members must have handicrafts  they can turn to good puipose for  the benefit of the building fund.  Let's hope we get the go-ahead  from Ottawa before many more  days go by. ..<  Denley  visiting  Superintendent John Denley has  left for a three-week exchange  organized by the North American-  United Kingdom Educational Administrators, a U.S. organization.  It is believed that he is the only  Canadian to be in this group.  The exchange comprises a three  week exfierience of the English  school system, a week in London  at the ministry level, followed by a  week in two contrasting school  districts. Denley expects to be going to Stockton-on-Tees and Cardiff, and his special interest will be .  in the use of micro-computers in  schools.  Egrnorit News  by Ann Cook, 883-9167  Sad news this week: our  neighbour ahd friend Gerry Bern-  hart passed away: Gerry has lived  here for about 12 years. He and Lil  built a home at North Lake. Our  deepest sympathy goes to Lil, Sher-  rie and Nathan.  BAZAAR  October 21 is a. Sunday. Mark  your calendar for an everything get  together at the Egmont community  hall..There will be a plant and bake  sale, bazaar and swap meet combined. Rent a table and sell your  wares.:  The Thrift Store will also be  open that day., Needed are items  for a white elephant table and of  course plants and you and all your  friends to make it a good day.  SCHOOL NEWS  Fitness class, which happens  through the school, is off to a great  start with instructor Diana Pryde  coaching us every breath of the  way. That's Monday and Thursday  at 7 p.m. In this class you go at  your own pace and there's no fuss  if you can't keep up to John  Seabrook or the instructor.  . A craft time at the school is trying to happen. There are several  people interested. Needed are  craftsmen who will lay some of  their wisdom on beginners. Every  day I meet someone who wants  more knowledge on something.  Did you know Ron Fearn has:  been teaching our children for 10  years! Don't tell him but there is ai  party planned and we are going to,  sign him up for another 10 years.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY  Many Happy Birthdays this  month. Erin Fearn; six years old.  Joseph Silvey, Arthur Jensen,  Ruth Silvey, Colleen Silvey, Mike  Silvey, Ella Cummings, Ki Silvey,  Maureen Griffith, Robert Silvey,  Al and Leah O'Neill,' Shane  Wallace, Jon Van and Petra wheje-  ever you are. > j  TOOL & EQUIPMENT RENTALS  ��� STIHL & H0MELITE CHAINSAW-S '-.  AND ACCESSORIES  ��� SMALL ENGINE SPECIALISTS -  Pender Harbour  883-9114  SUPER SUNDAY  SMORGASBORD  5 p.m.-9 p.m.  Kids $4.95  under 6 Free  $9.95  This week  Turkey with all the trimmings, Roast Beef, Ham  ��� Bigger and Better than EVER  ��� MORE than a restaurant, it's  A FAMILY OUTING  trails, paddleboats, canoes, playground  Ruby Lake Restaurant  883-2269  Seecoast Video Presents  Makes Life's  Good Things  ... better  Stereo  To Go!!  Experience Sanyo stereo at affordable prices,  ail Sanyo systems combine great listening with  great prices; hearing is believing!  Versatile 3-Plus Design; (1) Compact  Home/Portable Audiomate (2) Take-along  AM/FM Cassette (3) Personal Headphone  Stereo. i  M9818  oxac  149  M��~  95  ���_  Slim-line Stereo Radio Cassette,  AC/DC with built:in transformer.  Multiband reception. 2-way  4-speaker system.  M7130 *14995  \  *���%.  AM/FM Stereo Cassette. 5-LED  VU Sound Level Meter. ALC  Recording, 2 Built-in Condensor  Mies, AC/DC operation.  M9811    - s12495  \   t -      k    * :'  ;'Lk      J  Min  On  Mo  Coi  Mf  i    AM/FM   Radio   Casse  2-Touch   Recording.   Varic  nitoring System, 3-Digit T<  inter.  #00             $98  tte,  ibie  ape  1,5  AM/FM Stereo Sportster (Radio  Only), Lightweight, High Performance Headphones, Built-in FM  Antenna.  MRP45 s3995  **��  AM/FM Radio Cassette, Variable  Monitoring System, One Touch  Recording, Pause Control.  M2402-6 $5895  4*V*-,  **fVs��__*.  Slim-Line Cassette Recorder,  Automatic ��� Level Control, Sensitive Built-in Condensor  Microphone/        '      M  Slim 8 , $39��5  SEECOAST VIDEO  SALES & RENTALS  Cowrie Street   Sechelt Coast News, October 1,1984  OVER THE HILL  MHost Jon McRae is attended by minister of municipal affairs Bill Ritchie, regional board chairman Jim  ^Gurney and Ritchie's executive secretary Nina Gray while enjoying both the opening of the Gibsons  Marina and the announcement that Ritchie has given approval in principle to Cooper's Green becoming  a regional district park. -j.Huestis Foster 1*010  Sechelt Scenario  Goeson Is 'good citizen9  by Peggy Connor  LGREAT CITIZEN DOROTHY  Congratulation   to   Sechelt  .chamber of Commerce for picking  *|Dorothy Goeson as their Good  ifCitizen Award recipient.  "J   Dorothy is a  naturally good  "neighbor to many people not to  ^mention her work for the Sechelt  ^Timber Days and her consideration  ?of others. She is not only a good  "^citizen but a great person.  jJDAVID HUNTER AT  XJARDEN CLUB  ->   Speaker at the October meeting  -of the Sechelt Garden Club will be  J>avid Hunter BSA, MS, PA, who  ;will talk on fall gardening and care  Hbf roses.  -? Report on the garden show and  'plant sale held on September IS  -Mvill be given, Garden Club  ^members and friends are welcome.  AREA "B" RATEPAYERS  'X This Friday is the annual general  vfneeting of the area "B" ratepayers  ���iat Welcome Beach Hall on  -Redrooffs Road on October 5,  $":30 p.m.  "J This covers West Sechelt and  [Halfmoon Bay. A resolution to  Change the boundaries is being  jbresented at this meeting. All  ���registered property owners are  '���eligible. Phone secretary^ Carol  '.kozij at 885-9276 for information.  Continuing  Opportunities  ^Further information from the  Continuing Education, for Sechelt  ,$rea includes Photography  ���^Workshops. One on basic 35 mm  "jjamera covering the principles of  Exposure, depth of field, use of  -tenses will be held Saturday, Oc-  tbber 6, 10 a.m'; to 4 p.m. at  ���fchatelech, Room 104. It is $15 for  IJbne session. To pre-register phone  ��. Staples, 885-5288.  i*j- Principles of Photography Composition course will be held on  Saturday, October 13, same time,  $lace and price. Pre-register at  885-5238.  ^RAWING  �� There is still time to register for  M. Spira's drawing class Thursday,  ^October 4, at Roberts Creek  ilementary, library, $32 for eight  sessions. The same teacher will  |kbld a one day Introductory Portraiture course on Saturday, October 13, in the Chatelech Art  -Room, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will  ��fost $15.00 for the one day. To  pre-register and pre-pay before October 10, phone 885-3512.  PAPIER TOLE/ADVANCED  % There is still an opportunity to  improve techniques and brush-up  on papier tole. Call instructor for  supply list and bring a lunch. Max-  imun six, this class needs a few to  make it go, phone G. Sangster  $$5-2323. Twenty dollars for one  session.  MAJOR ENGLISH WRITERS  I; Reading and discussion group to  survey highlights of English  literature, including Chaucer,  Shakespeare, Donne and Milton.  I Phone Jan deBruyn at 885-5518  t& register before October 4, course  starts on Tuesday, October 9 and is  $32 for 10 sessions at Chatelech,  Room 212.  _LECTRICAL WIRING  t*QR HOMEOWNERS  %'" W. MacFariane will give a one  day workshop for men and women  to learn a variety of electrical installations, Saturday, October 20,  it Chatelech Workshop, 9:30 a.m.  t|p|" '4:30 p.m. Pre-register ahd prepay by October 12.  HOW'S    YOUR    MENTAL  FITNESS?  n Dr. B. Stein will help you find  out what steps to take to fight  depression: how to copj_with stress  ajhd effects of depression on interpersonal relations,  h'This one is free with a two dollar  991  Gibsons  Ho^W,Ct��*  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  f/r Saturday  ary  J:30-4p.m.  10:30-4 p.m.  1.30.4 p.m.  *����-Sp.iri.  2:30- 4 p.m  charge for a self-help book on  depression. The date is Thursday,  October 11, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  at Chatelech Performing Arts  room.  AIRBRAKES  This course is at Elphinstone and  is held on Tuesdays, October 2 and  Thurdays, October 4 for 8 sessions  for $50.  This class is short a couple of  people   so   call   B.   Sutherland,  883-1119 by Tuesday morning.  TAKE ADVANTAGE  Some of the excellent courses offered by Continuing Education fall  by the wayside for lack of enough  people. If you wish to take a course  but cannot for some reason such as  lack of transportation or funds,  check with 885-3512 and perhaps  something may be worked out.  TALENTED PEOPLE  L.M. Ellett is one more of those  very talented people we are fortunate to have in our area. Her  forte is dancing and even if you  have never danced before, you are  welcome in her classes.  Classes start on Monday, October 1, at Sechelt elementary gym,  6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Twenty dollars  for 8 sessions. A modern dance  course will be held at Elphinstone  on Wednesdays, starting October  3. Phone 886-8044  BRADLEY HUNT INDIAN ART  Monday, October 1, Bradley  Hunt will demonstrate the process  . of printmaking, and discuss- the  underlying principles of Northwest  Indian art. This is a condensed  course that he has given at UBC. It  will be given at Chatelech in the  Performing Arts room 7 p.m. to 10  p.m. Five dollars for the one session.  CONTINUING EDUCATION  The foregoing is a sample of  what is available in the Sechelt'  area. There are many other opportunities for interesting studies:  yoga, communication skills, colour  drapery, painting classes, mind  fitness, ballet, teacher aide course,  first aid: standard, typing, shorthand, etc.  Please phone Continuing Education at 885-3512 and check what  other courses are available. A lot  require pre-registration and this  establishes whether or not there are  enough pupils for a course.  For example there was some  concern whether there would be  enough for the garnishing course  started last week. It turned out to  be fantastic with more people wanting to take part than there was  room for and those fortunate  enough to be registered were  delighted with their first class given  by Muriel Hutchison.  by Rosemary Fay  ..; President Amy Blain welcomed  the 22 members and Hans  Grossman to the first meeting of  the Ladies Auxiliary to the Kiwanis  Village September 19. Among  those present was a new member,  VeraTrainor.  The various committees made  their reports, and we learned how  successful the Berry Tea had been.  A special thanks to all those who  helped make it so successful.  Betty Cochrane has kindly  volunteered to be the convenor for  our bazaar at the Sunnycrest Centre on Saturday, November . 3.  There will be a fabulous sale of  Cabbage Patch doll clothes plus a  bake table, raffle and many-other  items for sale. Tickets for the rattle  ' can be purchased ahead of tintein  the mall during October.  As the auxiliary's special project  is the purchase of a mini-bus, all  proceeds will go towards this worthwhile goal.  Carol Bishop, the activity coordinator, sent a report. She stated  First Aid courses are being offered  by Canfor, and are rapidly being  filled up. Also the residents require  volunteers to assist in swimming  with the residents on a one to one  basis. Volunteers are needed to  assist in taking the residents out to  lunch.  Hans Grossman made a speech  of welcome to all members and  suggested we might enjoy hearing  the minutes of the residents'  meetings. We all agreed and the  minutes of their latest meeting were  read to us all. All members of the  auxiliary are invited to a  Hallowe'en party at the home, in  costume, on Hallowe'en afternoon.  This very lively meeting closed  with the reminder that our next  meeting will be on Wednesday, October 17. Please bring your articles  for the bazaar, and any canned  items to be donated to the food  hamper, which is one of the raffle  prizes.  I Sunshine Coast Arena  Skating Sessions  |    I PAR��KTS AAID  I PRE-SCHOOLERS  I  Fridays 2:30 to 4 p.m.  |  Starts October 12th  J GENERAL  ��� PUBLIC SKATING  I Sundays 3 to 5 p.m.  I Starts October 1 _th  ��� For more information call  ��� General Office   885-2955  ^VIBB Clip and Save  Is your car begging  lor a second chance?  Fully equipped  for all body and  paint repairs  Brian's Auto Body  & Painting Ltd.    Sechelt  Beautiful bodies are our business     885*9844  Box 605,  Why not  look your best  Year-Round  As Summer Fades  DON'T LET YOUR    TAN  Hang onto it with our simple inexpensive  MAINTENANCE PROGRAM  8-20 Minute Sessions Only $49.00  iSUPER SHAPE  ^        Hair it Skin Care  TANNING CENTRE  Cowrie Street  Sechelt  Call   885-2818  '��&  Edna & John are pleased to announce their  rAmiiversary Cclcbra t ioitl  (JUTCHEN  GBRNIVflL  Ye olde  ENGLISH  DOUGHNUT.  SHOPPE  30 lo OFF Platters for your  Thanksgiving turkey. All pots and pans.  Paderno. Paul Revere. All Cast Iron. Stainless  steel kettles.  VI   PRICE   Silver Stone frying pans.  Selected copperware. 20 pc. dinner service.  30%     OFF    Tablecloths,    napkins,  place mats. Zanger knives.  CREATIONS BY THE  COCKNEY KID...  Choose from Olde English-style Cornish  Pasties or Apple Dumplings; Home-Style  Muffins, (carrot, pineapple nut, our  specialties); Apple Turnovers. Not to mention our grand selection of delicious  doughnuts topped to tempt your palate.  We feature pipin' hot soups and Murchies  fine coffees and teas served up in style in  English Bone China. Drop by today, we're  always smilin'.  FRESHLY BAKED  CROISSANTS  YOUR CHOICE OF  FILLING  $1.95  A Gallery of Kitchen  Gadgets and Accessories  VISA  master charge  <KITCHEN  CARNIVAL  Cowrie St. Sechelt  885-3611  Aitrrhje'a.  FINE COFFEES  &TEAS  YE OLDE ENGLISH  DOUGHNUT  SHOPPE  Cowrie St. Sechelt  885-2616  OPEN: MONDAY - SATURDAY  ��� 6 a.m. ��� 6 p.m. Coast News, October 1,1984  i;Xt^'^  H-;���!'<!���  :*_*����3k��  n'/'X- ���-j"Mss ���������'"4 A*~s*  ���P"!TO -V**^^/-^M^  ' M/.  XM;';a,  I^S  a  >MM#;   2*J,  K\  9A.M-. 'TIL 6 P.  Open Fridays 'til 7 p.m.  Open Sundays & Holidays  10 a.m. - 5 p.  j\  Day by Day       Item by Item  We do more for you in providing Variety, Quality,  & Friendly Service.  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT  TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Gower Point Rd., Gibsons  886-2257  FREE DELIVERY TO THE WHARF  1  Atuy  Parkay  margarine La, k9 2-89  Palm  butter       454 9m 2.39  Our Own Freshly Baked  pumpkin  [s\&:v::..xx.:.... ......8" la 99  Our Own Freshly Baked  fruit  bread 434 gm 1 -39  EX TRACT A WA Y Syhp���e���teery  Cleaner 4 hrs. - $15.00  plus cleaning solution  Phone 886-2257 to reserve it.  The  PoP  Shoppe  24-300 ml Any Flavour     12-850 ml Any Flavour  $6.49 + Deposit $6.99 + Deposit  The music roared,  we huffed and puffed and ached and sweated our way to the  body beautiful.  And then in walked a person. He stood silently outside our  circle of writhing bodies seeming to have no intention of participating. Then he broke through the circle and marched  straight up to our leader. He muttered at her and she screamed in anguish. We stopped. "Don't stop," she screamed even  louder. And then came her incredible command: "When the  music stops jog around the block."  What power did this man have that he could make her say  such things. Ever obedient we did what we were told. When  we got back, gasping and collapsing she told us. The man  belonged to Hydro and was about to do a surprise high wire  act. Seems Hydro send their men in plain clothes these days  -just to frighten the public a little more! After that I needed a  little consolation. Try this.  886-7744  /$jK   Corner ol School &  The  Illustrated Computer  Dictionary  from the editors of  Consumer Guide  Onlv $3.95  Mon.-FrL, 9:30-6:00  Sat., 10-5; Sun.r 11-4  Is your  hot water tank  too small - or not  working at all?  Call us.  Serving the  Sunshine Coast  Seaside Plumbing Ltd.  886-7017  BROCCOLI  .39  (leg .86) Ih.  BRUSSEL  SPROUTS  *\  (kg 1.30) lb.  .59  California  TOMATOES  (kg 1.08) lb.  SWEET POTATOES  YAMS  (kg 1.30) lb.  (kg 1.30) lb.  .49  .59  .59  2.49  Liquid Detergent  IVOry 1 litre  Christie's am  crackers  450 9m 1.39  Veg. 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Melt butter in heavy skillet and fry chicken until browned  on all sides. Place in casserole dish in oven.  4. Fry onion and garlic in remaining butter until transparent.  5. Add tomatoes, paste, wine and cinnamon. (Do use fresh  tomatoes. They taste delicious.) Stir till it bubbles.  6. Pour tomato sauce over chicken and place in over for 1  hour.  7. Boil pasta. Drain and sprinkle with cheese - the freshly  grated variety is far superior to the ready powdered sort.  Serve chicken and pasta immediately.  Not too fattening either if you go easy on the pasta!  Nest Lewis  CANDY STORE t.f s&  k^  .(fl  Pecan  Delights  $1.29 100 gm  Reg. price $1.89  Open 10:30-5  7 days a week 886-7522'  Flowers  & Gifts  Pick up  some  flowers  today.  Costs  so little,  says a lot.  Medical  Clinic,  Hwy 101  386-23161  '���REAIVVIN"  &;  $0  M*'  6��  ^  \<o'  fiP  *s  6<  ^  3.  ,   "1.   Fill Out & Clip  2.   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Just  in on time for the Thanksgiving  turkey.    18   inches/457   mm.  Regular price $16.69.  SPECIAL  PURCHASE .,  PRICE \\  $11.99  RAKING DISH  CAKE DISH  by Anchor Hocking  Full 5-year warranty. Sure-grip  handles. Designed to be easy to  hold even with pot holder or oven  mitts. Overproof. Bake, serve,  refrigerate, reheat. Ideal in all  ovens including microwave.  Dishwasher safe. Baking dish-11/2  qt./lA litre. Cake Dish-1.5  qt./1.5 litre. Regular price $7.59.  SPECIAL  PURCHASE  PRICE  $4.39  CH_n_T)   T/4,1 W\ Thanksgiving 1984       by Bin Edney  v^PH     l^yB-^ oa\ /   ^k_l���H   \ a  ri        =honlH realize too. there are those who are livinc a"  On this Thanksgiving weekend I am tempted to ask: "How  many of us will pause to recall the things we can be truly  thankful for?"  Without doubt, it has been a difficult and distressful year  for a large number of people. We are concerned about the  economy, the lack of jobs for our young people Just coming  out on the labour market, and even more concerned for those  who are approaching middle or senior age who after many  years of dedication to a single occupation suddenly find  themselves at the end of the line.  There are many other kinds of human suffering that have  occurred In this past year: family breakdown, serious bodily  Injury or illness, loss of loved ones, loss of homes and  possessions. These and a wide variety of personal and  grievous losses may have occurred to some of us In the past  year.  And should we not remember that the person we meet with  a smile on their face, with shoulders set back, walking tall  and strong, may be suffering Invisibly to the same extent as  those who wear their hearts on their sleeves.  And we should realize too. there are those who are living  in absolute security and comfort who will not even realize  that they have anything to be thankful for!  What then is there to be thankful for? Let's face it we are a  threatened society. In almost every walk of life there are  those whose life styles, whose traditional beliefs, whose personal security and well-being are threatened. In today's international conflict we can legitmately feel that our very existence is threatened. What then is there to be thankful for?  I can only speak, In answer, for myself.  I am thankful that I was born when and where I was, even  though I have, at times, wished it were otherwise.  I am thankful for a rigorous experience of the 1930.'s,  which has made me mentally equipped to handle stress and  reversals. Every type of modern scientific experiment points  to patterns of behavior based on.experience.    ,  My experience was of what we are going through now. I  feel sorry indeed, for those who cannot adjust to happiness  with the basic necessities of Ilfe,and make-do, If that is what  their financial situation dictates. I was taught that "a half of a  loaf Is better than none". This is something that needs serious  consideration by those who go for broke in the belief that  "all or nothing" is the best way to go.  I am thankful for the good health which I possess at my  time In life. It .is Cod's gift to one who has had self-  confidence, who has been active physically and mentally,  and with a modern and youthful outlook.  On the eve of writing this article, 1 have become engaged  to Mary who has been my loving companion this past year  and who has encouraged me to believe in myself when I was  in the throes of a marriage breakup. For this comfort and relationship, I am truly thankful.  1 am thankful for my family of whom'each is different and  each in his or her own way has contributed to my growth,  strength, and well being.  I am thankful for each and every member of our store staff,  for their earnest efforts and loyalty, I could never turn my  back on them for they deserve my loyalty too.  And finally I am just thankful for being alive and in good  health. I believe that given the strength of will and the right  direction, that most anything is possible, for me and you.  Let us take stock of the reasons we have left to give thanks  and do so in a positive manner. That in Itself may help to bring about change in us for the better of all.  "REALWIN"  _a~*m  lGIBSOftTS|  IFISHL  MARKER  M6-7074  K.L.D. Winner  # 214  Helene Harman  THE HERON IS  STILL OPEN I  FOR BREAKFAST |  FROM  6:30 a.m.-11:30 j  LICENSED]  r-.w>*>  <*��  10  ^  a*  ���  Ajft*  $5ttBrtfb^ryDraw Winner  Hours  9 a.m. -8 p.m.  7 Days  a Week  Open 7 days a week  [886-7888j  Girl  5 Guys  886-2120  Remember our  10% Discount  for  Senior Citizens  Variety  Deli and Health  jfoobs  Come see our  Meatless Items  A good selection of  sausages and burgers.  886-2936 p.-* )��� JMP-I||.  ~ii. ��  Coast News, October 1,1984  '  '"'. Mv ; /M',   ''M^M'^kM;^'  -;   -'-     -'';kiM____________<    ���'��� ^'    ���     lf- ������������' I    I      ll<p  *nte*)WK_WMA*H_  Out-of-towners were astonished at the quality, variety and  originality of wares offered by local artisans at the Craft Fair held  at Gibsons Marina last weekend. -j.HuesiisFosterPhoio  Musique Review  by Jon Van Arsdell  Once again last Saturday night  the old but test-driven hall in  Roberts Creek was put to task. Jim  Byrnes and his extremely hard hitting band literally knocked the  socks off most everyone in the hall.  Anyone who has ever listened to  "George Thoroughgood and The  Destroyers" could have identified  with this incredible boogie band. A  driving rhythm beat pushed by a  professional drummer, bassman  and backed up by an organist as  good   at   improvisational   jazzy,  blues as Jim Byrnes himself made  for one of the most complete music  nights of my life. These guys were  truly "Men at Work".  Bruce Forsythe worried and fretted all evening. Of course when  you're the hired sound man you  want to get it just right. Loud, at  times, and trying to deal with Jim's  habit of sometimes swallowing the  mike, Bruce soon got the sound  balanced to most everyone's taste.  Many thanks to the professional  organization the Roberts Creek  Hall Committee displayed and the  very aware audience who danced  and danced and danced.  Courses to be held at the  ARTS CENTRE, Sechelt,  starting Monday, October 29 for 6 weeks  Stop Smoking       7 -10 p.m. Cost is $40  Back Classes        6-   7 p.m. Cost is $20  Yoga Plus 1-   3 p.m. Cost is $20  Attitudinal Healing Support Group  3 - 4 p.m. Donation Only (to help cover costs)  All Week - Mon. - Sat.  UPBEATDEFINITELY DANCE ABLE  HUCKLE  c-n��*~.M     - COME ON DOWN AND CAST YOUR  ^"MlllllIP^ BALLOT ON OUR MURALS  PUP HELP US CHOOSE THE WINNER  t*&m Br*3��ch #109  ���w  *>���  Friday & Saturday  Knight  Shift  Don't Forget!  Bingo Every Monday, 8:00 p.m.  Saturday afternoons -lots of prizes  Crib & Meat  Draw  legion Kitchen is now open from  12 noon till 8 p.m. daily.  Region  ^..^ HaH  Rentals  886-2411  Phone Jake at 886-2417 for  Parties, Banquets, Wedding Receptions  1st Wed. of every month  Ladies Auxiliary 7:30  *__*<* /lWi_w__^_>^  *-_kKi^J_J_ra__M_3__H_0/'-'  ^j__________%vM.i  The Arts Centre in Sechelt is to  be used as a well-being centre one  day a week.  The following courses will be offered:  STOP SMOKING CLINIC:  Designed for those people who  want to quit. A five week period of  preparation, using positive attitudes, replacements, autogenic  training and group support to initiate a healthier lifestyle.  BACK CLASSES:  Exercises designed to relax ahd  then strengthen each and all  muscles of the back. These are  done slowly and gently to avoid  any further strain. The first evening will involve only a few minutes  of exercise, but there will be lots of  relaxing and discussion on your  lifestyle. Such as, "How does your  work affect your back? How can  you make it easier? How to posture  On Monday nights  Cable 10 presents  "Coast Currents"  Coast Ten Television, a volunteer  network, presents our second show  in this new series titled "Coast  Currents".  Produced by community coordinator Maryanne West, this  weekly magazine show will be  taped on Mondays in the  Elphinstone TV studio by community broadcasting students and  played the following Wednesdays  and Thursdays by community  volunteers. This show will feature  different community hosts and  many community people as guests  covering a variety of current  copies.  Our second show is hosted by  Angela Kroning and includes this  line-up of guests:  1. A report from the Union of B.C.  Municipalities meeting with guests  Jim Gurney, chairman of the  regional board; Joyce Kolibas,  mayor of Sechelt; and Larry  Labonte, mayor of Gibsons.  2. Report from Capilano College,  Sechelt Campus with guest April  Struthers.  3. A report  from  the Sunshine  Coast Community Services Society  with guests Jim McKowell, executive director and Jane Sorko,  president.  4. A visit to welcome Katimavik  members Daniel Schoensten and  Chantelle Valade.  5. Reflections on the visit of Pope  John Paul II to Vancouver with  guest to be announced.  6. A visit from Elphinstone's new  vice-principal, Jack Pope.  Also this week we begin the first  of a monthly report from the  House of Commons. Comox-  Powell River MP Ray Skelly talks  with us by phone from Ottawa.  Visuals for this phone conversation  were created by community board-  casting students under the direction  of student Vince Coates. Ray talks  about the new cabinet, the role of  the oppsition party in this new majority government, and his hopes  for co-operation in the House to  provide good government for all of  Canada.  Remember we are a volunteer  community channel and need your  ideas to make it worthwhile.  Phone 886-2204 or write Box  770, Gibsons, B.C.  Single tickets  only for  cellist concert  Single tickets at $10 each are  now available for the Ofra Harnoy  concert to be held on Thursday  evening, October 11 at the Twilight  Theatre, Gibsons.  Ofra Harnoy, the astonishing 20  year old 'cellist, whose'performing  career started at 10 years old when  she was invited to play, as, guest  soloist with the famous Boyd' Neel  orchestra, has since made seven top  selling classical records, and has  played with leading orchestras in  Europe and America. She has  received excellent reviews in such  papers as The New York Times  and The Strad, England and in  1982 was the youngest winner in 31  years of the Concert Artists Guild  Award in New York.  We are indeed fortunate to have  a musician of this quality come to  the Sunshine Coast, and her concert is an event not to be missed.  Ofra Harnoy will be accompanied by Ailsa Zaenker on piano  and will include in her program  works by Brahms, de Falla and  Schumann.  Tickets tp this concert are obtainable during regular opening  hours at the Arts Centre, Trail and  Medusa, Sechelt (open Wednesday  to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  Sunday 1-4 p.m.) and the Hunter  Gallery, lower Gibsons (open every  day 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Tickets  will, of course, also be available at  the Twilight Theatre at admission  time on October 11. However, it is  advisable to get your tickets early,  in case they are sold out.  Gardening photos  from world view  s err <  your back while standing, walking,  sitting, sleeping. What does stress  do to it and how can we avoid it?"  YOGA PLUS:  Energy   exercises,   stretching,  breathing, toning, deep relaxation,  and guided visualization.  ATTITUDINAL HEALING  SUPPORT GROUP:  (To compliment your doctor's  therapy). Affiliated with the Vancouver group, who receive their inspiration from Dr. Jerry Jam-  polsky. This core group will, meet  with people who need assistance.  Perhaps they are suffering from  depression, or a chronic or terminal disease. Attitudinal healing  is the process of letting go of painful, fearful attitudes. The support  group shares unconditional and  non-judgemental love. We also remind each other we are here on  earth to teach only love and to  learn from one another. Whatever  is shared, we listen to the problem,  but we see beyond it, to the perfection of God and the light within  each of us.  Evans Hermon is the instructor  and/or leader in the above cpurses.  She is a registered nurse, has worked at St. Mary's Hospital and on  home nursing and is currently  working out of her home as nurse-  therapist. She feels it's really important to have people look at their  lifestyle and to start taking responsibility for their health. Her further  studies include: yoga and meditation, psychotherapeutic healing,  reflexology and reiki.  Evans is a member of a group  who hope to have a Well-Being  Centre operating full time on the  Sunshine Coast. If you are interested in any of the aforementioned classes see the ad in this  paper and call Evans at 883-2745.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Books & Stuff  In Sechelt  until noon Saturday  "A PHandly P��op!c Mac*1'  WHERE EVERY NIGHT IS A SPECIAL NIGHT  MONDAY  Miller's dart team games  (more players still wanted)  TUESDAY  Mexican Night  7:30 - 9:30 only  WEDNESDAY  Movie Night  1. Flashdance     2. Footloose  THURSDAY  is LADIES NIGHT  this week's dancer is  MICHAEL KNIGHT  SORRY FELLOWS,  NO ADMITTANCE TILL 10:00  FRIDAY & SATURDAY  Let's Party!  OPEN  MON.  THRU   SAT.  7 p.m.   -2 p.m.  Next to the Omega Restaurant  886 3336  by Belinda MacLeod  Starting October 3 at the Arts  Centre, Sechelt is an exhibition of  photographs by Glenn Lewis. An  artist of many talents who has exhibited internationally, Lewis is a  ceramicist, photographer, sculptor,  performer and one of the founding  members of the Western Front (a  well known arts centre) in Vancouver.  For this exhibition, which has  been seen in galleries in both Europe  and America, the artist travelled to  India, Iran, Japan, Italy, France  and England photographing  gardens and concentrating on those  features which relate to myths of  Paradise. An explanatory text accompanies the show.  To further illustrate the theme of  his exhibition Glenn Lewis will be  giving a colour slide show and talk  at the Arts Centre on Saturday, Oc-  THI8 WEEK'S ENTERTAINMENT  KEN HUTCHINGS TRANS-CANADA  Mon.-Tues.-Wed. Thur.-Frl.  Super Jam Session ��� Sat. Afternoon  Monday   ���   EUCHRE   -   Players,   where   are   you?  Tuesday - DARTS - Scott & Terry (rookies) won last week -  anyone can do it!  Wednesday ��� TRIVIA ��� Congratulations, Richard, Lola, Nancy  and Pat. High socre is now 41.  VOLLEYBALL - Langdale School. 7:00 Thursday night. Be  there!  WATERBALL - Was good CLEAN fun! We'll do it again  this Tues. 9-10 p.m. at the pool.  NEW AT CEDARS - Pot pies, stews, chili, nachos??? You'll  always find something hot, delicious & quick at Cedars.  Something different each night.  DAILY SPECIAL ��� Soup & Sandwich only $2.75. Can't beat  it!!! Baron of Beef & Oyster Bar, Fri. & Sat, as usual.   SAT. BREAKFAST���ONLY $1.99 (TILL NOON)  {Mir nuti mmmwi*m  m  m  m  i  il  I  Let's  go to the  movies, at  home!  VCR RENTALS!  LARGEST  MOVIE  SELECTION!  LOWEST  i  tober 6 starting at 7:30 p.m. After  the slide show there will be  refreshments and an opportunity to  talk to the artist.  Admission is free and we hope all  garden lovers will make a point of  attending.  ""' THE OMEGA '"**'  Announces  "GOOD DEAL MEALS"  YOUR CHOICE OF ANY 1 ENTREE BELOW FOR 1 LOW PRICE  $6*25  ALL MEALS SERVED WITH  FRESH VEGETABLES, RICE, POTAOTES OMEGA AND GARLIC BREAD  1. PRAWNS DeepFried       6.   BBQ CHiqKEN  2. SCALLOPS. Deep Fried 7.   SOUVLAKI     Beef  3. OYSTERS Deep Fried 8.   5 OZ. SIROLOIN........ Grade A  4. TROUT PanFried       9. PORK CUTLET  5. KALAMARI....... Deep Fried Squid       10.   BEEF LIVER  m  m  I  KJERW S  y:x:xHp^Exix,\  y  F^RiSllSHIIVGS  3       886 8S86  .. .AND BRING THE KIDS  NEW CHILDREN'S MENU  (12 YEARS AND UNDER)  Spaghetti with Meat Sauce 2.50  Rigatoni with Meat Sauce 2.50  BBQ Chicken   Lasagna with Meat Sauce. 3.50  4 oz. Grade A Sirloin 4.95   4.25  OMEGA  HOURS: MON.-SAT. 4:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M. SUN. 4:00 P.M.-10:00 P M  (CLOSED TUESDAYS)  For Reservations and Take Out Orders Call 886-2268 /   J* "AJ. ���  X,  4  X  ��  '  M .  '*�����.',<-;.ji -.-, -- ^;w^i|.|mmP^  *   *      -����� ^ ���* -*      r     _     *4/ \  presents  Hitchcock  Coast News, October 1,1984  11.  il Family Affair  To the delight of lovers of the  cinema, Rear Window, one of  Hitchcock's five "missing" films  has been released after an absence  of years.  This 1954 film is the classic  Hitchcock film, and his personal  favourite. It is a film about  voyeurism. James Stewart is confined to a wheelchair by a broken  leg, and spends his time spying on  his neighbours. His observations  lead him to believe that one of  them (Raymond Burr) has  murdered his wife. Stewart's society girlfriend Grace Kelly, and her  no-nonsense nurse Thelma Ritter  make a wonderful trio.  This film will be shown at the  Arts Centre, Wednesday, October  3 at 8 p.m. Adults $3.50. Students  and seniors $2.50  Licensed  Marine Dr., Gibsons. Half a block from Molly's Reach  Thanksgiving{Day Special  Boast Turkey Dinned >  with Dressing and Stuffing  garnished the traditionalt way  t>R       Leg pi Mam    ^X'X-.:r-';X.  with pineapple sauce '�����������#'������ 5#3'  -       .   fully garnished       X  '���'���'    .- SALAD  BAR  AIVD  SOUP  INCLUDED    M     v  BREAKFAST FOR ONLY $1.99 ON THE  OCEANSIDE TERRACE 886-8632  "Little Flush and the Plungers" (I. to r. Jane, Carol and Hahle) were joined by guitarist Joe Mock and  drummer John Paulen to provide lively entertainment against the beautiful backdrop of Gibsons Marina  at its opening last weekend. -j.Huesiis FosterPhoio  Help sought for aid boat  Editor:  Please help us launch the boat to  Nicaragua!  It is two years since the Sunshine  coast took part in gathering a cargo  of peace for this small struggling  nation in Central America. Our  area donated farming and garden  tools, school supplies, hospital  equipment, sewing materials, office gear, carpentry and electrical  supplies and a multitude of  miscellaneous useful objects. A  great truckload! Our Coast's  residents also gave generously of  energies and money donations,  especially at a compelling musical  performance by Yolocamba Ita, a  Central American band.  In late November a freighter will  again sail for Nicaragua with this  year's Canadian cargo, labelled  Tools for Peace. The need for tools  of all sorts still exist for this small  coumr^r3using,itse|f with faith.and  its shoestrings out of poverty and  illiteracy into a self-governing nation in spite of harassment and  military intervention from the U.S.  Most of us on the Sunshine  Coast know of the Cotton Brigade  workers, Ken Dalgleish and Donna  Shugar, who travelled from here  last winter to join teams of people  from Canada, the U.S.A. and  Europe to show support and sympathy by helping to bring in the  country's harvest. They saw toys  from the Tools for Peace cargos  being used in a day care centre  where they worked in Nicaragua.  They talked with people who showed warm appreciation for the help  which had come from B.C.  People frequently ask, "If I give  aid, how can I be assured that it  reaches those who really need it?"  Our local Central American Support Committee, CASC, cares  about this, has ascertained that  Canadian representatives have accompanied cargos. One of these,  Denny Durocher, of Port Alberni's  CASC group was here in May as  translator for Mercedes Osorio,  visiting representative of the  Federation of Hospital Workers  from Nicaragua. Denny Durocher  accompanied the last Boat Project,  supervising the transfer of the shipment from the port, Cortina, to  Managua and the portions of.the  cargo to the local area.  Many of you joined in the efforts of the Sunshine Coast CASC  in the last Boat-Launching. Many  more are now familiar with the  needs we hope to meet since you  heard Donna and Ken report on  the Cotton Brigade. Some of you  tell us that you want to help.  Thursday, October 4 at St. Bartholomew's Hall at 7:30 is your  night to come and join us in getting  the 1984 Boat launched. We will  have a slide show relating the  history of the project and we will  pinpoint areas where your special  interests can lead to greatest help.  Please come and help us gather  Tools for Peace.  Joan Warn  CASC  WE VE MOV ED...Come and Visit Us In Our  NEW LOCATION re-open Tuesdayoct. 2nd  9:30 - 5:30 (NEXT TO HUNTER GALLERY)  GRAND OPENING SPECIALS  Wine and Beermaking  Supplies 20% Off  All Spices 50% Off  Mocha Java Gautemalan Antigua  Columbian Supremo  $4.99 <b  (Reg. $5.75 Ib.)  A  TBS  L1MDINB IBRSftIL STORE  '~ LOWER GIBSONS (NEXT TO THE HERON CAFE) '"'  [Education thanks  >!    Editor:  i Thank you for your extensive  I coverage for the upcoming fall pro-  ligram offered by School District 46  |r Continuing Education Department.  ��. With your help we have managed to get enrolment up in a lot of  (.classes. Naturally, some things are  ��more popular than others and we  ��have had a few courses that we  ��,have had to turn people away. I  (���hope they will watch for our  i> January brochure and enrol as  flsoon as it's out!  t We need a plug for this one if  ��you can accommodate us.  "' Breakdancing. There are still  some openings available in the  Breakdancing class. Professional  dancers from Dance City will instruct you in locking, popping,  robotics, dribbling, waving, moon  Drop in and Browse  at the Friendly  Bookstore  HDP  Bookstore  walking and other moves.  There will be two sessions (morning and afternoon) on two Saturdays (four lessons). These are offered October 6 and 13 at Chatelech  secondary school. Pre-registration  and pre-payment of the $18 fee is  required before Wednesday, October 3. Please call Continuing  Education 885-3512 or 885-3474.  By the way, we have had a lot of  very favourable comments on the  brochure that you did for us this  fall and if I didn't say so before,  I'd like to let you know that this  department may not always express  it, but we're very grateful for the  help we get at the Jast minutes...but  I know you don't need anyone to  tell you how it is about deadlines!  Thanks.  Ricki Moss  Coordinator  Green  approval  Continued from page 1  Chairman Jim Gurney, who  went along on the flight accompanied by regional directors  Vaughan and McRae, expressed  confidence that the board would be  able to arrange the financing for  the long-sought park.  Minister Ritchie was impressed  with more than Cooper's Green on  this, his first visit to the Sunshine  Coast.  "Where can you people possibly  go on holiday," he asked those  assembled at the opening, "when  you live in a place like this?"  7th Anniversary  Sale Event  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems  Sunnycrest Centre, Gibsons 886-2023 Coast News, October 1,1984  It was figure skating registration time last weekend ��n Trail Bay  Centre, and time to trade in your old skates and costumes for some  new Ones. ���Fran Burnsidephoto  Rugby club  starts with win  On September 22 the Gibsons  Rugby Club played against the  University of British Columbia  Totems. Gibsons triumphed 25-0  in the game which was highlighted  by a strong effort from every  member of the team.  Of particular note was Brent  Lineker who did an excellent job of  maintaining control of the scrum  as its captain. Jim (Wee Pee) Peers  playing his first game of the season  as Number 8, was regularly in a  position to support both the forwards and the backs and this was  of great assistance in maintaining  an open and free-flowing game.  Dave Rainer was the team captain for this game and played at  stand-off. His choice of alternatives in the back field and excellent support by Freeman Smith  and Brian Lymer made for an exciting and attractive game.  A review of scheduling problems  with respect to games for the remainder of the season has brought  some changes to the previously  submitted game schedule. Following is a revised schedule for the  convenience of fans.  September 29 Gibsons vs Scribes  October 6 Gibsons vs UBC Old Boys  October 13 Vancouver Rowing Club vs Gibsons  October 20 Gibsons vs Ex-Brittannia  October 27 Trojans vs Gibsons  November 3 Gibsons vs Red Lions  November 10 Capilano vs Gibsons  November 17 UBC Old Boys vs Gibsons  November 24 Gibsons vs Tsawwassen  December 1 Gibsons vs Meralomas  Elphinstone  Elphinstone  Brockton Oval  Elphinstone  Gordon Park  Elphinstone  Kinsmen Park, N. Van  Jericho  Elphinstone  Elphinstone  Minor Hockey  Only six more players are needed  to allow us to make four teams in  Pee Wees, and six players are needed to make three teams in Bantams. Phone Naomi Cousins,  885-3665, get registered, and join  in the fun.  It appears the All Star Team as  agreed upon by the executive is going to take place at; least in the Pee  Wees and possibly in the Bantams  and Atoms as well. The boys will  have open tryouts in all divisions  until the end of October. After that  the teams will be selected and will  play the house teams in the division  above.  The additional costs in belonging to the All Star Team will be approximately $25 a month. This will  cover any extra ice time required  and travelling costs. To keep  travelling costs down the boys will  travel in a small rented van and it is  expected we will be going to an  away game or tournament every  three or four weeks.  At the end of the season there  are always some interesting tournaments to choose from.  VACANT CROWN LAND FOR SALE  SUNSHINE COAST  The Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing offers the following vacant Crown land for sale in  the Sunshine Coast Regional District.  Legal Description and Location  Selling Price  1. South 1/2 of Lot 2, D.L. 1731, Plan 4082  Norwest Bay Road, West Sechelt  1.87 ha. �� (4.62 Acres ��).  File: 0294469/S17-815 #20  $25,000.00  2. Lot 1, Blk. 1, D.L 1330, Plan 7817.  Frances Ave., Redroofs Area.  Approx. 100' x 660*  File: 0343173/S17-816#22  $27,000.00  3. Lot 2, Blk. 1, D.L. 1330, Plan 7817.  Frances Ave., Redroofs Area.  Approx. 100' x 660'  File: 0343173/S17-816 #22  $25,000.00  4. Lot 16, Blk. 20, D.L. 1023, Plan 11283.  Johnstone Road, Madeira Park.  Approx. 0.322 �� ha. (0.795 Acres)  File:2400821/S17-006#26  $18,000.00  5. Blk. 6, East part of D.L. 1316," Plan 5221.  Maskell Road, Roberts Creek.  1.91 ha. �� (4.74 Acres ��).  File:0294046/S17-809#15  $37,000.00  6. Lot 11, Lot 12, Plan 3596  Lot 13, Lot 19, Plan 3597 all in D.L. 693  (4 separate lots).  Each lot measures 48' x 168.3'  File:0299683/S17-802#10  $12,000.00  (each lot)  To obtain an information package containing Terms and  Conditions of Sale, an Offer to Purchase form, maps, etc.  please contact the Ministry's Lower Mainland Regional Of-  fSce.at the following address.  Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing  #210 ��� 4240 Manor Street  Burnaby, B.C.  V5G 1B2  BC&**  Ministry of Lands,  Parks and Housing  Honourable Anthony J. Brummet. Minister  Telephone: 438-5344  by Bud Mulcaster  Freeman Reynolds couldn't start  bowling until last week because of  an injured hand. Monday night he  started the Classic league with a  respectable 268-872 four game  total which was a warm up for the  Gibsons 'A' league where he rolled  games of 351-294-266 for a 911 triple and a league leading 303  average. Not bad!  In the Classic league, Michele  Whiting rolled a 301 single and has  high four with a 1079 total and in  the Gibsons 'A' Don Slack had a  310 single and 785 triple and Milt  Wilhelms a 279-774 triple.  Other high scores:  CLASSIC:  Pat Prest  Bonnie McConnell  Sue Whiting  Gwen Edmonds  Frank Redshaw  TUES. COFFEE:  Nora Solinsky  Pam Lumsden  Lee Larsen  SWINGERS:  Ena Armstrong  Belle Wilson  Len Hornett  Jim Gilchrist  GIBSONS 'A':  Lottie Campbell  Pat Prest  Sheila Enger  270-857  264-861  231-866  276-874  276-876  255-667  248-676  282-685  252-573  235-647  204-531  218-585  254-638  280-640  230-646  Vi Slack 244-671  Pete Cavalier 222-634  Lorne Christie 243-662  WED. COFFEE:  Susan Edmonds 223-625  Marion Reeves 221-626  Grethe Taylor 230-645  SLOUGH-OFFS:  Helen Yarmola 268-641  Carol Tetzlaff 256-663  Irene Rottluff 257-672  Pat Gibson 245-668  Esther Berry 248-689  NoraSolinksy 272-691  BALL & CHAIN:  Sue Whiting 253-650  Michele Whiting 270-658  Bemie Lindsay 246-610  PHUNTASTIQUE:  Marlene Laird 225-625  Petra Nelson 264-674  Wally Dempster 241-623  Bob Fletcher 242-660  LEGION:  Doneida Anthony 208-588  EldaFinlay 254-603  BUI Grant 240-637  SECHELT G.A.'S:  Margaret Fearn 201-557  Merie Hately 220-586  Sam Hately 235-579  BUCKSKINS:  Elaine August 247-587  Bill August 219-627  Y.B.C. JUNIORS:  Karen Foley 199-492  George Williams 200-515  Craig Kincaid 191-519  Trevor Anderson 201-531  gternfW  files  Seamless &Uli@l^S Aluminum  Vinyl SlQlSlS  Aluminum  Roll Up A*W 11111 @Sstationary  INTEX  (Next to Andy's)  886-5730   886-73X2  From the Fairway  The fall season is now with us  and it is time to give thanks to a  number of dedicated members for  their efforts on our behalf.  John Knight has faithfully maintained our motorized golf carts  through the past few years, saving  the club the necessity of bringing in  professional help: Thank you,  John.  Thanks must also go to our  garden group headed by David  Hunter for the maintenance and  development of the beautiful  flower beds growing in the club  house area.  A special thank you goes to Pat  Vaughan who played havoc with  the weeds which tried to get started  all year.  The very active work parties,  headed by Jim Munro and Roy  Taylor, deserve thanks for major  clean-up projects undertaken. Roy  was also responsible for the sturdy  benches which grace each tee area.  There are undoubtedly a goodly  number of others unmentioned, so  a public thank you to all.  The seniors finished their season  last Thursday with a luncheon enjoyed by 72 senior members.  The winners of the Eclectic  Tournament were Al Dean, with a  low gross score of 36, and George  Grant and Bob Scott with low net  scores of 30.  A special certificate was  presented to Alec Warner, Roy  Taylor and Al Boyes for their  dedicated efforts in trying to shoot  a winning score with a winning  team each Thursday. To each, a  humourous and good natured congratulation.  The Fall Medal Tournament was  won by Ken White with a low net  60. Second low net was carded by  Bill Sutherland with a 61. Low  gross for the day was recorded by  Jim Gilchrist with a 72. Runner-up  low gross was turned in by Brian  Leckie with a 74.  Were your heat bills  high last year?  We can convert your  existing windows now.  Don't let your heating bill  victimize you any longer  Double glazed windows  are Super  Energy Savers. .a/  For a free estimate^y  call 886-7359  x*_��0    .___. ��� i ��� ���������" ���- '��������� N  -' '���^mm^����-  4  Pulp and Paper Reports: Changes to meet challenges  The care and feeding  of forests  Silviculture is the care and feeding  of forests. It is to forest production  what agriculture is to food production.  Through silviculture, Canada's forests  can be made healthier and more productive than ever before to meet the  challenge of rising world demand for  forest products.  The forestry challenge is one of the  most important we face, both as a nation  and as an industry which harvests the  forest crop. Industry, governments and  all Canadians recognize the immense  potential of a well-managed renewable  resource, and its contribution to the  economic and social well-being of  Canada.  Last year, governments and industry  spent $250 million on maintaining and  improving Canada's forests. About 500  million seedlings were grown in  nurseries for the next forest crop - nearly  twice as many as five years ago. More is  needed and more will be invested to meet  the forestry challenge.  Silviculture means not only establishing a new forest, but also tending and  protecting mature stands. In competing  with man for wood, insects, fire, and  disease destroy much useful wood fibre.  Fire protective measures and the judicious use of other silvicultural tools, such  as pesticides, cut these losses.  Today and for future generations of  Canadians, silviculture is the cornerstone  on which to build.  For a free booklet on Canada's pulp  and paper industry, write to: Public  Information Services, Canadian Pulp and  Paper Association, Sun Life Building,  23rd Floor, 1155 Metcalfe Street,  Montreal, Quebec H3B 2X9.  L This cupboard not hare  Coast News, October 1,1984  13.  mm  l\  I  ���>! Sechelt council has taken stock  of its financial situation at present,  and the bottom line is that there is  jj* $91,169 available for capital public  & works should council wish to  j-* undertake such expenditures.  '%. Finance committee chairman  jl Ann Pressley reported to council's  t| last meeting that, of the amount  ^ allotted for capital works expen-  i| ditures in the current budget,  ���$ $59,425 has still not been spent.  j| Furthermore, $10,000 still remains  ffi from the reserve of $45,166 which  jg council forwarded from its surplus  If from 1983.  3< In addition to these amounts,  j$ unexpected revenue estimated to be  |Hf,M$21,744. will be received by the  **;..Village by the end of the fiscal year  <(December 31) from interest and  ^penalties on delinquent taxes (ap-  ' proximately $11,544) and from the  ^sale',of logs from Kinnikinnick  Park (approximately $10,200).  Comparing revenues and expenditures, and not including 'onetime only' revenues (such as the  sale of logs) and capital works,  Alderman Pressley noted that if  council brings in the same revenue  next year and its expenditures remain the same, it will have only  $17,000 left for capital works projects. If its revenues remain the  same and expenditures increase by  five per cent, it will have a balanced budget. This excludes consideration of the $50,000 which  council holds in reserve as an  emergency fund.  si _f ��  Council members will now examine the various paving and  drainage projects which it has been  considering, and set them in an  order of priority. These include  finishing the paving of Mermaid  Street, drainage and paving for  Teredo Lane, new pavement for  Reef and Shoal Roads near the  arena, improving drainage at the  marsh, repaying Trident Avenue, a  major drainage project to upgrade  old pipes, and various paving and  sidewalk projects. Its funds will  not cover all of these.  Council did decide at its meeting  to proceed with the widening of  asphalt on Salmon Drive, and the  installation of curbing and a catch  basin to connect with the drainage  system on Surf Circle. A petition  by residents several weeks ago drew  to council's attention the flooding,  washing into yards of gravel, and  break-up of the pavement which  has occurred, and recent rains have  exacerbated the situation.  A m&n of experience  Mansfield on Care Board  h:  Si  Si  Hi  ��� r>\  Si  i>  n"  **.  Si  n,  �����;  t  %  Roy Mansfield of Pender Harbour was appointed to the governing body of Shorncliffe Intermediate Care Home on  September 25. Mansfield was named to the Sechelt Intermediate Care  Society by chairman Harris Cole.  To his new community position  Mansfield brings a wealth of experience and a solid record of  achievement.  His 10 years in the Pender Harbour area include eight years with  the Pender Harbour Lions club; he  is a past president of the Pender  Harbour Legion; he is president of  the Madeira Park Clinic; he is  treasurer of Suncoast Players; he  instituted the Community Council  for Pender Harbour, drawing  representations from all community organizations. As chairman of  the latter group he organizes the  annual community picnic.  Mansfield  started  his  working  career in Vancouver but his work  has taken him to Victoria, Montreal and New York. He spent 20  years in the candy business and as  assistant manager of Canadian Liquorice. He spent a further 20-  years as a claims adjuster, the latter  10 with his own company which  was involved in the construction of  warehouses.  His interests outside of his work  included 20 years with St. John's  Ambulance as a community officer  in Monreal. He was also for 15  years associated with the RCMP  reserve.  Well qualified for any board,  Mansfield will be a major asset for  the Sechelt Intermediate Care  Society.  J-Jartfey's  Ferry meeting  Continued from page 1  It was noted that there is no  longer an area where boats from  Keats and Gambier Islands can tie-  up or pick up or drop . off  passengers. It was also suggested ���  that the Dogwood Princess might  be able to make a stop in Gibsons  on its way to Keats from Langdale  so that tourists could leave their  cars in Horseshoe Bay and travel to  Gibsons all by boat.  "Our next step is definitely to in-  Monday - Friday 8:00 -' 5:<  Saturday 10:00 - Noon  auto  body  crease traffic patterns on-the ferry  by increasing tourism," said Price.  "If we start by thinking positively,  things will change."  Shaske" noted that he is  negotiating with the Sandman Inn  in Vancouver for special rates for  those showing proof that they have  come from the Sunshine Coast. He  is also working on having  Horseshoe Bay become a flag stop  for B.C. Rail.  - recommended by South Coast Ford -  885-9877  Home Phone 885-5085  * I.C.B.C. Claims *  Wharf Rd., Sechelt - next to South Coast Ford  ��� AUTOMOTIVE ���  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817  ALAN G0W  CENTRAL CAR RENEW  Boats ��� Cars ��� Trucks  Engine & Upholstery Shampooing  NEXT TO CAP COLLEGE J  m  m  L  'S SHELL SERVICE  Brakes, Mufflers, Tune-Ups,  Lube & Oil,  Tire Repairs & Wheel Balancing  Lower Gibsons  Foreign Cars Welcome ftftfi-2572  AglfUeMUC AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS TO AIL MAKES  "The Rad Shop**  COLLISION RI PAIRS 886-7919  B.C.A.A.    Approved HwyMo'l. Gibson*  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE & SUSPENSION   CENTRE  886-2700      886-8167  Hwy. 101, just West of Gibsons  ��� CLEANING SERVICES ���  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVWES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  1 885-9973       886-2938J  kUT��  Oil IU  We Specialize In  Rebuilt or Exchange  Starters. Alternators. Generators & Regulators  Trouble Shooting & Rewiring Industrial. Domestic & Marine  We Carry C & B Batteries   ' ��� Payne Rd., 886-9963, Gibsons  **��� WE SERVICE WHAT WE SELL! ������"  ��� CONTRACTING ���  $mui��mla <@la**  WINDOWS & GLASS LTD.  Residental & Commercial  Glazing Contractors  Wood or Aluminum Windows, Skylights  ^     Full Line 01 Interior/Exterior Doors  Hwy 101 Sechelt B.C.  Bus. - 885-3538  ��Conversions  > Custom "Store Fronts  ��� Green Houses &  Skylite Systems  Bonniebrook Industries Ltd.  ��� Concrete Septic Tanks ��� D Boxes   ��� Precast Trailer Pads  ��� Well Casing   ��� Patio Slabs ��� Steps  ��� Crane Service ��� Highlift  Specialty Orders 886-7064 Call Anytime  can: w��we>nson s  For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel    Dump Truck Rental  "Hr*"fil Formed Concrete Products  Phone 885-9666 ��� 885-53337  TRACTOR  FOR  HIRE  Backhoe, Plowing,  Rototilling, Levelling  ABLE TO WORK IN  CONFINED AREAS.  386-9959  COAST NEWS  Photo Reprints  3x 4 - 3����  5x 7 - 5����  8x10-8����  any published photo  or your choice trom  the contact sheets  r  Stove & Fireplace repairs  FRANK FRITSCH 886-9505  Bricklayer - Stonemason  ��� RENTALS ���  ��� EXCAVATING ���  r  v  Gibsons  Behind Windsor Plywood  Seabird ����6-��744  fT*_T_l_r'_>T Residential &  \\  \J^J m*0      Commercial  RENTALS  ���\  ��� EXCAVATING ���  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817  JANDE EXCAVATING  Div. of Kowa Enterprises Ltd.  450 Loader Land Clearing  R.R. 2. Leek Road.       DumP Trucl< |oe <k Edna  Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO       886-9453        Bellerive  V  RAY HANSEN TRUCKING  & CONTRACTING LTD.  Gravel, Clearing & Excavating,  Septic Systems, All Types of Gravel  Box 218 Madeira Park VON 2H0      883-9222  Wayne Ross  Excavating Ltd.  For all your Backhoe Needs  RobertsCreek Eves 885-5617  ��� MISC SERVICES ���  Need this space?  Call'the COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES LTD.  ��� Septic Tank Pumping  ��� Portable Toilet Rentals  SEE OUR AD UNDER CONTRACTING  FOR OTHER SERVICES 886-7064  FINE QUALITY CEDAR  PRODUCTS AT A MOST REASONABLE PRICE.  "W$ specialize in cltir hand-split cedar"    886-8371  VAUGHANI  CEDAR  LIMITED  Office: Suite 201    Cedar Plaza     by appointment  3-6 pm    HwyiOi.  COLLINS SECURITY   :���Serving the Sunshine Coast   On Call 24 Hours  ��� Complete Locksmithing Services  . Burglar Alarm Systems " Ffee Estimates  "���  Ken Collins        885-4515,  r  J.F.W. EMCAUATING LTD.  ��� septic Fields ��� Excauations ��� Clearing ���  886-8071  KlT.I   I'll.  (iihsons  Auto  & Screens,  886-7359  Conversion    Windows,   Glass,  &   Marine  Glass, Aluminum Windows  Hwy 101 & Pratl Rd.  Mirrors  INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT  COAST  TRACTOR  & Equipment Ltd.  For Industrial and Forestry Equipment  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Archie Morrison - Bus. 524-0101      Res. 939-4230  CHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWN MOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  ll_t_a��lMMatMl��t�����__M*UiHtaM^ad_*_riMW*__M  *��*UlttHtfHMUttttl  f*  BC RBRRIGS  Schedule  SUMMER 1984,  EFFECTIVE THURS., JUNE 21 TO  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1984  INCLUSIVE.  HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.   886-2912  J  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  - CABINETS -  836-9411  K  Showroom: Pratt Rd. & Hwy. 101  Open: Sat. 10-4 or anytime by app't.  1  r  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY-LANGDALE  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am  * 3:30 pm  ��� 9:30  5:30  11:30  *7:30  1:20 pm  9:15  The Dock.  Lv. Langdale  6:30 am   2:30 pm  ��� 8:30 4:30  10:30 6:30  12:30 pm   8:25  MINI-BUS SCHEDULE  Monday Tuesday  Leaves Sechelt 8:40 a.m. 8:40 a.m.  for Gibsons *10:00a.m. "10:00 a.m.  Cowrie Street 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.    * 3:15 p.m. 2:30 p.m.  A                                         JERVIS INLET  1  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  3  �� MAVERICK  COACH LINES  ��� TIMES  Lv. Earls Cove  6:40 am    4:30 pm  8:30          6:30  10:20           8:25  12:25 pm   10:20  Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45 am   3:30 pm  7."35       * 5:30  9:25          7:25  11:30          9:25  Wednesday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  Thursday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Leaves Gibsons  for Sechelt  Lower Gibsons.  Municipal Parking Lot,  Gower Pt. Rd.  9:15a.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.  ' 4:00 p.m.  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.  Friday  8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  10:45 a.m.  4:00 p.m.  via Flume Road. Beach Avenue & Lower Road  NOTE: FRIDAY RUN FROM SECHELT TO GIBSONS AT 1.00 PM AND RETURN TRIP AT 130 PM HAVE BEEN CANCELLED  Peninsula Transport Ltd.  24 hour  LOW BED SERVICE  Lowest Rates on the Peninsula  886-2284  886-8240  CHRISTENSEN ACCOUNTING  Specializing in Small Businesses  Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payrolls  Income Tax, Management   Q~B   **�����_#*  Consultants 889-2810  ^ (Cowrie St., next to MacLeod's)  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-7850    Mary Volen     886-9597 j  v^  ��� FLOOR COVERING ���  KEN DE VRIES & SON ^  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.   J  Carpets - Tiles - Linoleums - Drapes j  Wallcoverings - Custom Window Shades  ��� HEATING*  Gibsons  Telephone  Answering  Service  I        For Information call 886-731 I  ���sour  ���!.���  Service  M^'M-'.rM  \  business  886-7 I 12  Steam Cleaning  Hwy IOI, Gibsons     __t^^"'/ \*.  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE StRVICE  Port MeMon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  ' ROLAND'S  HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD.'  ��� 5" Continuous aluminum gutters  ��� Aluminum soffits & fascias  ��� Buiit-m vacuum systems  .   ��� Vinyl siding  Need this space?  XXX. %    886-2$22 or 886-781 7m ���������  1? Years Kxperience Commercial And Residential^  r  Hwy. 101   Sechelt   between   St.Mary's  Hospital and Forest Ranger s Hut.  Mon.-Fri.    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  LIQUID   GAS LTD  I CANADIAN j  WaaKaaaaTMamaaaaaaM-m  885-2360    .  Need this space?  '���;v:;M;CallMrie COAST NEWS i .'���  886-2622Xot 886^781,7'.; M Coast News, October 1,1984  Local Junior Forest Wardens assisted Canadian Forest Products Ltd. with a controlled slash burn of  acres at Tree Farm #10 up behind ttie Homestead Restaurant last Saturday. Gina Flay is shown lighting a  fire with a drip torch while Jodie Custance waits her turn. The Sechelt club hopes to get a contract to  plant the site next spring. Anyone between 10 and 16 years is welcome to join the group at their meetings  oin Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at Davis Bay school, or to call Gordon Skertchly at 886-7382 for more information. ���Gordon Skertchly pholo  Roberts Creek  Safety stressed for hall  by Jeanie Parker, 886-3973  HALL SAFETY  Fire chief Denis Mulligan met  with members of the Roberts  Creek Community Association executive and pointed out what needs  to be done to make the Community Hall conform to five safety  guidelines. About $1,500 to $2,000  I What is  the future  i of Power  i Boating?  "~ With the new very efficient  MDiesel engines and drive units  "tiow available 20 knot cruises  can now operate in the 4  ^gallon per hour range.  Now that the new Gibsons  Marina is operating and good  tfockihg    and    parking    is  available   Paul   Drake   Ltd.,  Jocal Volvo dealer is having a  Jail Diesel Engine Show.  t   Diesel powered boats from  j?5Mto 38' will be available for  fclemonstrating these engines.  ��   If   you   have   never   seen  cA/olvo's new Dual propeller in-  jboard/outboard unit  "operating, Sat. Oct. 13 will be  ^our opportunity.  I Also on display in Paul  Drakes Ltd's. showroom will  be various models of Chrysler  and Volvo engines.  �� If you want advance information call 886-2929.  worth of repairs and changes are  required mostly for exits, but. the  big thing is to avoid overcrowding.  The hall's capacity is limited to  200 and that includes workers and  band members at dances.  Groups renting the hall will have  to adhere to the restrictions and  will be responsible for making sure  the capacity is not exceeded. It's  hard to say no when people want in  but over-crowding is dangerous  and nobody wants the blame for a  tragedy.  Many people don't understand  when they're turned away,  especially if they're members, but  Clinic  feels  cuts  The sobering economic impact  of government restraint upon the  health clinic in Pender Harbour  was the focus of the clinic auxiliary's September meeting.  Bill Hunche, treasurer of the  board of directors, outlined the effects a year of austerity has had  upon the functioning of the health  clinic. The outcome is that the  clinic must lean financially more  heavily than ever upon the auxiliary if it is to continue medical  services vital to a community which  extends all the way to Egmont.  Residents of area "A" are urged  to consider seriously what their  plight would be if the clinic had to  close its doors. They must decide  to support the clinic and to  dedicate a few hours a month of  their spare time to auxiliary activities. Ruth Kobus, 883-9603 and  Muriel Cameron, 883-2609 will be  delighted to hear your offers.  North West Coast Indian Art  ���Bradley Hunt will demonstrate the process of printmaking  ���and discuss traditional principles of North West Coast Indian Art.  Monday, October 1st, 7:00 -10:00 p.m.  Chatelech Performing Arts Room  Pre-register at 885-3474 - $5.00  Continuing Education Department  MasfefCord  Chamberlin! Rd., off North Rd.   886-9889  Come See Our  NEW PLANT ROOM  We have an exciting  selection   of   house  plants, pots and  SILK FLOWER  arrangements.  For   colour   thru   the  winter  season���choose  * Pansies ��� Ornamental Kale  * Primroses * Winter Flowering Heather  ���We also ha\-e a good selection of���  * Fall Bulbs * Fruit Trees * Fall Rye  it can't be helped. Fire regulations  and liquor laws have to be obeyed.  FACILITY POLICY  The Roberts Creek Joint Use  Facility Committee met last week  to discuss some matters that require policy decisions. Chief  among them was whether to let the  school use the smaller community  use room for the special needs program.  Ann Skelcher was added to the  staff of Roberts Creek elementary  this fall but the school has no place  for her to conduct her instructions.  The nurse's room was too crowded  with the school computer and the  occasional sick kid. ' .  The community rooms were not  supposed to be for the school's use  but the committee decided to allow  the room to be used on a temporary basis. The equipment in the  room is to be made completely portable so that it can be moved out if  a community group wishes to use it  and the school board is to be advised that they must find an alternative solution in the near future.  For those unfamiliar with tti��  Roberts Creek Joint Use Facility,  beside the gym, showers, and kitchen upstairs, there are two community   rooms   plus   bathrooms  downstairs. The larger games room  is already well-used by such groups  as   New   Horizons,   the   Cameo  Club, and Brownies. The room in  question    is   across   the   hall,  carpeted,   and   suitable   for   a  meeting   of   10   to   12   people.  Anybody wishing to  rent  either  room may book through Continuing Education.  WEEK'S COURSES  A reminder of the. Continuing  Education courses starting this  week in Roberts Creek: French and  ECE 203 on Monday; German,  Tuesday; Spanish, Bridge, Life  Drawing on. Wednesday; and  Drawing and Calligraphy both on .  Thursday.  Don't forget Dianne Evans'  Fragrance Gardening workshop on  Sunday, October 14. It's from 10  a.m. to 4 p.m. at Roberts Creek  elementary Community Room.  Pre-register and pre-pay before October 10.  CRAFTS FAIRE  The annual Roberts Creek  Crafts Faire will be held Sunday,  November 25, at the Community  hall. Crafts people should phone  Sue at 885-2972 or Chris, at  885-5206 to book their tables.  Space is limited so don't wait too  long.  The homemade beer and wine  contest will again be held at the  Legion Saturday, November 24.  Further details will be available in  future columns.  WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT  Tom Morrissey will be appearing  at the Roberts Creek Legion this  weekend, October 5 and 6. He  sings a lot of popular music, mostly from the 70's, that's very easy  listening.  Tom is already know to some  people as he was here with the <j  Katimivak group at Camp Douglas  last winter. He's appeared twice at  the Cedars this fall and been very  well received.  BADMINTON  Several people have mentioned  they'd like to play badminton.  Now they can play right here in  Roberts Creek.  On Mondays, starting October  15, there'll be sessions for kids ages  nine to 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. and for  adults from 7 to 9 p.m.  Pat Scarr will provide instruction for the first hour so it's a good  opportunity to learn the game. It's  $15 for nine sessions.  Bring your own birdies and racquet. Pre-register with Pat at  886-2560 or Continuing Education  at 885-3512.  by Brian Butcher  Thank back, way back, to the  times before you started going to  school. Were you ever read to as a  child - by your mother or father,  by a favourite relative or by a  babysitter or even an older brother  or sister? If you were, chances are  it's now among . your - favourite  memories of childhood. Chances  are that the person who read to you  also remembers the experience with  pleasure.  Reading aloud to children is a  practice as old as written history.  The Bible tells how Joshua read  aloud to the "little ones" (Joshua  8:35). In centuries gone by, reading  aloud was a favourite past-time for  those who could read. Today many  parents routinely read aloud to  their children several times a week  to several times a day, at snack  time, quiet time, bedtime or while  waiting in the doctor's office or at  any time. Today, in school, many  teachers include reading aloud as  part of their regular instruction.  Are there good reasons for  reading aloud to children - children  of any age, even those who can  read by themselves?  One psychologist puts it this  way: "In the busy, often  overscheduled lives most parents  and children lead these days,  reading aloud offers an opportunity for special moments of warmth  and closeness, much enhanced by  the undivided attention the child  receives from the parents."  Reading aloud provides entertainment and enjoyment. It exposes children to new experiences,  new ways of using our language  ahd encourages them to read as  they enjoy their time with their  parents. There is also a great deal  of evidence that regular reading  aloud to children aids language  development, achievement in  reading and the development of interest in reading. Research, ��� and  . commen sense, also shows that  parents have a greater influence on  young children than any other factor and their example profoundly  affects the way children react to  books and to reading.  Since being read aloud to is  pleasurable for children, it follows  that reading aloud to them provides them with a positive attitude  to books and to reading. One  researcher explains it this way:  "The most important single factor  in developing your child's desire to  read 'is constant exposure to books"  at home as a natural pleasant part  of-.their daily life. A child who is  having a good time using books  will probably want to continue this  association."  To read aloud to a child is to  provide .him or her with a positive  model of reading and of the use of  books. It. shows the child that it is  okay and comfortable to use  books, that reading is enjoyable  and that reading is of value. Not  only does it prepare the child for  reading but it also creates a "mindset" of anticipation and wanting to  read. In short, it has been shown  that throughout their childhood  and   adolescence,   hearing   good  CLASSIFIEDS  B & J Store  ritil noon Sntiifday  foSoks read aloud by an enthusiastic adult is a crucial  motivating factor in helping your  people become and remain readers.  Studies have shown that children  who learn to read before entering  school as well as those who learn to  read early in school, are usually  children who have been read to at  home on a regular and frequent  basis. The teachers on the Sunshine  Coast encourage you to read to  your children. You'll not only enjoy it but you will be helping your  children as well.  SPCA  Persons wishing to make  tax deductible donations  to the  Sunshine Coast SPCA  may send funds  c/o Box 2094,.  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Please support  these volunteers.  Notice Board  SPONSORED BY:  HAWKEYE REAL ESTATE LTD.  Phone anytime.  SECHELT       885-2456  VANCOUVER 669-3022  JOHN R. GOODWIN, C.A.  and by the Sunshine Coast News  TO PLACE NOTICE PHONE COAST NEWS 8862622 or 886-7817  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary Gibsons Branch Junque Sale and Meeting. Open to  public Wednesday, October 3, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Marine Room (below Gibsons public  library).  Open house at Gibsons elementary on Wednesday. October 3 at 7 p.m. Come and  meet the teachers.  Cameo Singles Club next social October 5, 8 p.m. at Glen Kraus Community Hall at  rear of Roberts Creek elementary school. New members welcome. For more info  phone 885-5655 or 886-9058  LONG DISTANCE MOVING  We can  move  you  ANYWHERE   IN  THE WORLD  Member of _/  ALLIED.  The Careful Movers  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  HWY. 101. GIBSONS 886-2664  My Daddy says...  Wally's the best.  He's got experience. Wal-Ven Auto  Body has the skills and the equipment  to repair anything on wheels. Don't  hesitate to take your car to Wally for a  fast, free estimate, complete repairs  and quality workmanship.  u��wm wm mfc  ;'H-W:1Q,l;^  .( ���<!?���;-.-*��� "O^--^-*���>-*'*���">-"*" *-X**.- �������� ,"i"^'l  .--^���v^Xi'.JWJO  Coast News, October 1,1984  15.  While many were intrigued with (he boats and facilities at the new  Gibsons Marina, at least one young man was more interested in  socializing with the locals. -j. hukik rosier photo  ART CLASSES  AGES  6- 9 Arts and crafts  for children  10-12 Drawing and  Painting  12-16 Advanced  STUDIO SPACE LIMITED,  PHONE OR DROP IN  SHADOW BAUX  Cowrie St., Sechelt  GAIXERIES   88.5-7606  COAST NEWS!  aam  -to  Photo Reprints  When a shepherd is called from the hills . . . when such  a loss must be faced, look to your family and friends. They'll  be with you ... gather them close and you'll find consolation  and support among them while you await a time when  peace and joy can return to your heart.  we're a friend of the family.  X^  GIBSONS RCMP  Vandalism was reported to  police on September 23 from the  Gibsons elementary school. Rocks  or beer bottles were used to smash  windows. Police are still investigating.  On September 26, Bob Helton  of Gibsons reported the theft of his  12-speed bicycle which he had left  parked in front of Miller's Cabaret  for a short while. When he came  back the $600 bike had been stolen.  Gibsons RCMP have received  several complaints of dogs running  at large within the town of Gibsons  and regional district areas. Should  these dogs be observed running at  large, police will be issuing violation notices to the owners of the  dogs:  According the the Livestock  Protection Act, once the first  report has been issued, the dog's  owner is required to submit to the  RCMP a written explanation of the  circumstances under which his dog  is running at large. Should the same  dog (s) be found running at large  again before December 31 of the  same year, a final yiolation report  will be issued and a $35 fine assessed and in addition, the dog may be  taken into custody and dispatched.  Further, the dog owner may be  prohibited from owning or keeping  any other dog for a period of one  year from the date of the order.  Local RCMP will specifically enforce the Livestock Protection Act  regarding dogs for which repeated  complaints are received. Police  also wish to remind all dog owners  that all dogs must be licensed.  Block  parenting  The Block Parent Program  originated in London, Ontario in  1968. It was started by the Council  of Jewish Women after the murder  of a child. Now, in 1984, there are  95 Block Parent Communities in  B.C. alone. In Canada, there are  850 communities with over one and  a half million Block Parents.  A Block Parent Program consists of several homes in each block  displaying a Block Parent sign.  This signifies to the child that protection and responsible assistance  in an emergency���i.e.: being  alarmed by strangers, accidents,  illness, bullies, vicious animals���is  available at that home displaying  the Block Parent sign.  Previous to this year Constable  W. Leatherdale, our RCMP community liaison, has endeavoured to  introduce the program into the  community.  This year each school will have a  school coordinator to establish the  program in its area. We hope that  by having an active organization in  each school we will make our community a safe one for our children.  Any responsible adult (over the  age of 16 years) may become a  Block Parent providing they are  willing to be screened by the local  RCMP. Any person in the Block  Parent home over the age of 16  years must also be screened by the  RCMP.  This year we would like to  establish at least two Block Parents  on each block. Of particular concern are the routes used daily by  the children walking to school.  Let's all work together this first  year to make our community a safe  one for our children. The slogan of  the   Block   Parent   Program   is,  'Block Parents Care, Do You?"  Anyone wishing more infomra-  tion or interested in becoming a  Block Parent may contact the area  co-ordinator for Gibsons, Mel  Byatt at 886-9150 or the RCMP at  886-2245.  In the Langdale area contact  Mary Bland at 886-7574, and in  Cedar Grove area call Mary Ann  DeVries at 886-7363.  SECHELT RCMP  The rash of break and entries  that has been plaguing Sechelt and  area in the past two weeks is still  continuing.  On September 24, a residence on  Francis Peninsula Road was  entered and a TV and a quantity of  liquor were taken. Entry was gained  by smashing a front window.  On September 25, the Beach  Buoy Drive-In was broken into and  $15 worth of food was taken.  On September 26, the forestry  office was broken into. Nothing  was taken. On the same day, the  Beach Buoy was again broken into  and $40 worth of food taken.  On September 29, another  residence located on Francis Peninsula Road was broken into and a  quantity of meat and sets of British  coins were taken.  On September 26, eight Canadian and provincial flags were  stolen from the front of the Bella  Beach Motel. The flags were  valued at $80.  On September 27, a 12'  aluminium boat complete with oars  was stolen from the Davis Bay  beach area. The boat was valued at  $1,080.  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Peninsula Market  in Davis Bay  until noon Saturday  "A  Frl.ndly   P no pie   Pl��cn"  * DOMESTIC CLEANING SERVICES *  IS XOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR PERSONALIZED  HOME CLEANING  YOUR HOME SPARKLES FLOOR TO CEILING  ROBERT & ANGEL INVITE YOU  Phone NOW for an appointment  Phone:  (604)886-8119  R.R. #4, Cochrane Road  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO  I Serving you from Langdale to Roberts Creek i  .fw_Hnii_iii__a__H_n_fl_Bi  * m \-   * *.t fMtwrVXwfifW*ajanaMKaaamamBBaWieSmaaaaWeaBa  ABBEY  ,. <,,v;f��  'M&MM\ Vs*-v  nS%i&  2* f  *!"'  &%  * x. ���%*>*. *���*?   r*.^  SUPERIOR  z3$r;vwa%i  CUSTOM MADE DRAPES.  20��/o Off MATERIALS  The finest in quality and workmanship.  10% OFF ALL WALLPAPER  25% OFF SELECTED WALLPAPER  We have a fine selection of baby and children's wallpaper.  CARPETS  REGAL ELEGANCE  100% Nylon Plush  6 Earthtone Colours  Reg. 24.95 sq. yd. SALE 18.95 sq. yd.  FOAM BACK CARPET  100% Nylon 2 Colours  Reg. 9.95 sq. yd. SALE 6.95 sq. yd.  CAVALCADE  Lino No-Wax Finish Earthtone  Reg. 15.95 sq. yd. SALE 8.95 sq. yd.  BONAVENTURE  100% Nylon Sculptured Carpet  Reg. 16.95 sq. yd. SALE 11.95 sq. yd.  it:  km b��^  Asut.tessfuf family business, giving fell^ 19.5 7,  ..��������*���   ��� .�������!.:.". H. Coast News, October 1,1984  Homes &. Property  2. Births  3. Obituaries  4. In Memoriam  5. Thank You  6. Personal  7. Announcements  8. Weddings &  Engagements  9. Lost  10. Found  I I. Pets & Livestock  12. Music  13. Travel  14. Wanted  15. Free  i 6. Garage Sales  17. Barter & Trade  18. For Sale  19. Autos  20. Campers  21. Marine  22. Mobile Homes  23. Motorcycles  24. Wanted to Rent  25. Bed & Breakfast  26. For Rent  27. Help Wanted  28. Work Wanted  29. Child Care  30. Business  Opportunities  31. Legal  32. B.C. & Yukon  Coast News Classifieds  On the  Sunshine Coast  First in Convenience &  First in Service  ������Drop off  your Classifieds  at any one of our  Friendly People  Places  on the Sunshine Coast  ���IN PENDER HARBOUR  Taylor's Garden  Bay Store  883-2253  Centre Hardware  & Gifts  883-9914  , uavis Bay  Peninsula  Market  885-9721  "���"ROBERTS CREEK'  Seaview Market  885-3400  1 IN GIBSONS*  MOVING - MUST SELL  3 bdrm. view home, bright &  cozy, bay area. Close to beach,  shopping. Assum. mort. at 13%.  $50,000,886-2194. #40  Selma Park. Unique view 4  bdrm., 2 baths, ensuite, large  sauna. Sacrifice $75,000. Owner  will finance. 885-5831 or  885-7950 or 885-2189.        #40  Must be sold.  An 1,800 sq. ft. 4 bdrm. home in  exc. cond. 1 blk. to all services.  Good rev. potential in bsmt. Exc.  assum. 1st mtge. Reduced to  $85,700. Phone 886-7668.   #40  Share a sunny interesting view  home across from beach and near  marina with option to purchase.'  886-9463. #41  Spacious 3 bdrm. view T/hse,  2-level. $48,000 offers & 'DP  negotiable. 886-2302. #41  Low down pmt. on this 14 x 70.  dlxe. mobile located on pad, 5  appl., blt-in china cab., acorn FP,  metal stge. shed & wood shed.  To view this 2 bdrm. home phone  886-8619. #42  Obituaries  Heaps, Brian Edward late of Con-  iston Lodge, Vancouver passed  away suddenly in London, Eng.  Sept. 19, 1984. Survived by his  parents Norah and Morton of Gibsons and one brother Terry of  New Westminster. Memorial service Wednesday, October 3 at 2  p.m. First Baptist Church Chapel,  Burrard and Nelson, Vancouver.  Flowers gratefully declined.  #40  Moody, passed away in Vancouver on September 23, 1984.  Nelson Mdody late of Sechelt in  his 77th year. Survived by a son  Elmer Moody, a sister Madeleine  Dixon, 9 nephews, 6 nieces,  grand . nieces and grand  nephews: A funeral mass was  celebrated by Reverend A. De  Pompa in Our Lady Of Lourdes  Catholic Church, Sechelt. Interment Sechelt Indian Cemetery.  Devlin Funeral Home Director.  #40  Bernhart, passed away suddenly  on September 21, 1984, Gerrard  Joseph Bernhart late of Egmont in  his 54th year. Survived by his  loving wife Lillian, his mother ���  Marie Berhnart, one sister Marie  Antoinette McEwan. Memorial  service held Wed. Sept. 26th at  St. Andrews Anglican Church,  Madeira Park. Reverend John  Paetkau officated. Cremation. Arrangements through Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons.       #40  Davidson, suddenly in Kingston,  Ontario on September 22, Anne  Louise Davidson, beloved  daughter of Bill Davidson of Gibsons and the late Lelia Davidson  of Kingston, Ontario, in her 28th  year. Survived by her brother  Wayne, sisters Judy Paquette  and Lynn Sommers and their  families, aunts & uncles, nieces  & nephews in Ontario &  Michigan, sadly missed by a host  of friends from Ontario to B.C.  Service was held in Kingston, Ontario, September 26, 1984.  Cremation. #40  Thank You  wish to thank all my neighbours  & friends for their visits, cards &  flowers while I was a patient in  St. Mary's Hospital. Fred Feyer.  #40  Orange & white cat found Roberts  Creek area near Crowe Rd.  886-9865. #40  Two medallions, each containing  a picture of a child. Found in  vicinity of Ken's Lucky Dollar  Foods on September 27, 1984.  May be claimed at the Town of  Gibsons Municipal Office, 1490  South Fletcher Road. #40  Large black & white male short-  haired dog with leather belt col-  lar.885-7532. #40  Yellow canary with leg band, near  Grandview & Mahoh, Gibsons.  Contact Wishfull Thinking Pet  Shop, Gibsons. #40  '���* Pets  & Livestock  Alcoholics Anonymous 883-9903,  885-2896,886-7272. TFN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it's doing to you? Al  Anon can help. Phone 886-9826  or 886-8228. TFN  Support British Coal Miners. 6  original postcards can be obtained by sending one pound donation (international money order) to  Leeds Miner Postcards, P.O. Box  84, Leeds, U.K. LS14H0. Donations go to miner's strike.     #41  GERMAN  Single  or  group  jessons  all  levels.  Retired  teacher,  W.  Sechelt. 885-2546.  '.;  #41  Yard Sale Oct. 6 & 7. Rain or  shine. 9-4. No early birds. Gibsons, 1 blk. west of post office.  Watch sign; #40  Large garage sale.Sat. & Sun.  Oct. 6 & 7. Reed Rd between  North Rd. & Granthams. Look for  sign. #40  Garage sale bottom Hillcrest Rd.,  Gibsons. Sun. & Mon. Oct 7 & 8,  10 a.m. till? #40  Barter & Trade  Trade king size waterbed frame  for queen size. 886-3925 after 7  p.m. #40  For sale. English saddle & bridle  $150.886-9662. #40  2 doe kids, dehorned, 2 mos.  $40 or $60 for both. 886-2696.  #41  Quality kittens. Raised outdoors,  ratters, already 9 wks. old. Call  886-7956. #41  l���DOG & CAT-  GROOMING  BY JOY WALKEY  at Wishful Thinking  Lower Gibsons  886-3812  ELLINGHAM  STABLES  ��� Boarding  ��� Training  ��� Lessons  885-9969  Stan, Judy & Stanley would like,  to say "Thank you", and  "Welcome home" Nicole Dawn;  Jones! , #40;  ^ '��� 7^�����-*..  in honour of their parents 40th  anniversary and the retirement of  their father, the children of Bernie  & Lil Thibault arehosting an open  house at their parents home on  Shaw Road oh Sat. Oct. 6 at 1  p.m. #40  Music  INDUSTRIAL FIRST AID  66 hour  St. John Ambulance Course  leading to  Worker's Compensation  Board Certification.  DATES: Monday, October 22  to Monday, November 5 (excluding  Saturdays  & Sundays)  TIME: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.  LOCATION:   Marine   Room  (below Gibsons Library)  INSTRUCTOR: Ken Michael  COST: $225.00  REGISTRATION:    Phone  886-9478 before October 15.  CH AlftlWIP AQVttPTiliJI-  ^mak\%^r1)EIPaaaa^mmam^^E*r^^*WI^*^Hr^P      v&^tMa^tSN^K^^a*    ^���F^^^^^PH^'  ^^_r  ^MHHRflP *Mk>  HPSHP^IHIPP_IHRF^HI^MHP  Acttrawilttliricj  PNBtCS^riUHittCNrMk  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.   _ttm_mm_tm_m  Minimum '4** p��r 3 Una Insertion.  Each additional line '1����. Use our economical last  week free rate. Pre-pay your ad for 2 weeks & get  the third week FREE.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found.  No billing or telephone orders are accepted except  from customers who have accounts with us.  Cash, cheques or rnoney orders  must accompany all classified advertising.  Ct_A8IMmKD GNKAJaUNK  NOON SATURDAY  Xrmmm wmiaWa^^  "���       Weddings  & Engagements  I  I  I  I  I  B  I  I  I  1  I  I  1  Please mail to:  COAST NEWS Classified. Box 460. Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  Or bring in person to one of our  Friendly People Places listed above.  Minimum "4** per 3 line Insertion.  _  :       _  :      n  .r  i  ���s  I  r  -_  __j  ���7                                          :   mzj  ..r       in n_ :  ���ri  I  I  I  I  I  Mr. & Mrs. R.G. Small of Gibsons  are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Diane Jo  Small to Mr. Stephen Forrest,  son of Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Forrest  of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk,  England on Sunday, Sept. 30th,  1984. The wedding took place at  the Arts Centre in Sechelt. " #40  Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Wheeler of  Hopkins Landing announce with  pleasure the marriage of their only son, Glenn Allen, to Karen  Helene, daughter of Mr. & Mrs.  Rudolf Dick, West Vancouver, on  Saturday, September 15, 1984.  #40  WEDDING  or  ENGAGEMENT -xr  happening in your family? Announce the happy event in our  classified ads. Call 886-2622 or  886-7817.  THE BARNACLE  RESTAURANT  Presenting the best of our old  menu with three exotic daily  specials. Also enjoy our  homemade bread, sauces, soups  & desserts. All this and more,  created by our chef, Patricia  Dewar. Gower Point Rd. Open  Thurs. - Sun. 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.  For reservations call  886-2887.(Look for live music  coming soon.)  THANKSGIVING  SPECIAL   #40  Baldwin organ. Solid oak with  auto, rhythm, must sell $2,000,  cost new $6,000; Hitachi stereo  system complete with t.table,  cassette deck & AM/FM radio &  speakers $100. Ph. after 4 p.m.  885-9224. #40  Instruments for sale or rent. Strings n Things. Phone 885-7781.  #40  ~~ PIANO  Indiv. lessons incl. theory & compos. Mrs. I. Petersohn, W.  Sechelt. 885-2546. #42  Buescher E-flat Alto Saxophone.  Good condition. $100. 885-9451.  r4  #40  PIANO  TUNING  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  1  I  I  BASS PLAYER i  WANTED  For soon to be working  local top 40 club band.  886-7803 or 886-83561  For Sale  Twin beds-blonde. Bookcase  headboards, ribbon springs &  mattress $75; elec' range $25.  886-9085. #40  Electrolux. Like new, 2 'yr.  guarantee. 886-9070. #42  Firewood for sale. Phone  886-8530 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. only.  #42  Warnock-Hersey "Le Patriote"  top draft airtight stove. Seldom  used, new over $800 asking  $450. 886-8664, 886-2207. #40  Cooey model 600 22 cal. repeater  $90., Winchester model 370 410  ga. shotgun $40., Winchester  model 94 30-30 $150., large  downrigger $80., small downrig-  ger $40. 886-7854. #40  Stove - Fisher Teddy Bear $550.  885-5413. #42  Larger acorn type fireplace. Good  condition. $85. 885-3881     #42   STUFFED LAMB  with apple, walnuts & fresh herbs  for only $11.95. Our Thanksgiv-1  ing special on Sunday at the Bar-  nacle Restaurant. Reserve now to  avoid disappointment.  886-2887. #40  FIREWOOD  Semi-dry, Fir & Hemlock, $65 a  cord, split & delivered. 885-9512  or 885-7945. #40  26" Electrohome color TV, new  picture tube solid state. Exc.  cond. 885-5963. #40  New largest Schrader free standing fireplace will trade for Moma  Bear or sell $500. 883-2505. #42  Wilson Cr. 2nd Hand Store is  having a closing sale everything  must go. #42  Sell Herbalife, make extra cash,  good nutrition or diet plan.  886-7087. #40  Antique horse manure $20 pickup load. 885-9969. #40  One only-16' boat trailer $200;  one only-12' boat trailer $100.  Pork meat (sides) ready for the  end of Sept. $1.75 Ib. Eves.  885-9294. #40  Multicycle Inglis auto washer  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  Hay $3.50  Straw $3.50  Mulch $2.50  885-9357  TFN  FIR FIREWOOD  $100 for Dump Truck Load  Various Log Lengths  $75 @ Cord-Cut, Split &  Delivered  886-7374  FURNITURE  $289  CLASSBFICAT8QW; e.g. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  L-  J  Wanted: Cars & trucks for wrecking. Ph. K&C Auto Wrecking Ltd.  886-2617. TFN  Small yellow canary, black markings on head near the eye. Lost  Saturday, September 29, Marine  Drive-Seaview Road area, Gibsons. Please call 886-8708.  #40  Tennis racquet at Dougal Park  Friday, Sept. 21. Phone  886-2981. #40  $369  $289  $299  $269  Free roosters, fine stock will provide wake-up service, stud service, dinners and feathers for  hats & what have you. Act now!  883-9342. #TFN  Good Used 20" TV  Used Automatic  Washer  Used Dryer  Used 30" Electric  Stove  Used 8cu. ft.  Freezer  Used Hide-A-Beds  Starting At $269  New 5 pee. Honey Pine  Bedroom Suite $1,399  New 5 pee. Dark Pine  Bedroom Suite $599  New Section Reg. $800  Sale Price $699  Antique Oak Telephone  Desk $229  Good selection of new _ used  sofas, chairs, chest of-  drawers, box springs, mattresses, coffee and end tables.  CJarfdlm 'Furniture  .'.'  hl'tart ���'*�����   B95-3713  Ml VBInrk-Nortivol.  '���''.'Sqciiolt Pom q��l;cn  Final    |  Clearance ��  All Vacs Priced   ��  Low to Move  Out Fast!       ii  ii  m  m  KERN'S  HOME  H   FURNISHINGS  m        886-8886  imammmai  ��JS_]  _CE  Toy Prices  Are Super ftt  MACLEOD'S  SECHELT  ���3C  ang    "  Satellite System  8' - $1,895 installed  Satellite Locator $225  Green Onion  Earth Station  in the Cedars Plaza  T.F. 112800-972-3393  200 gallon fuel oil tank, good  cond. $50 OBO. 885-2013.   #40  Ladies new full length leather  coat. Size 10/12. $70. Phone  886-8404. #40  Used hockey equipment.  Shoulder pads, pants, helmet for  Adam or Pee Wee size, goal  skates, Bauer, sz. 6, goal skates  Micron, sz. 7, Bauer 98's, sz. 7.  886-7109. ' #40 j,  76 Torino SW. PS/PB/AC,  4-way stereo, new tires, $2,200.  Sofa & chair $200. 886-9248.  #40  APPIAN PAVERS  Interlocking Paving Stones  Durable Versatile  Classic  Do it yourself or  professionally installed  An artistic application  may be seen at the new  "-GIBSONS MARINA*DR;���ALL*  M APPIAN PAVERS i  885-5520  #40  Laminated beam roof. Suitable for  carport or wood.shed. Will del.  886-7064. #40  25% Off. Sale continues. Garden  tools, cages, fertilizers, special  low price on Rot-It, 5 lbs. $1.39.  Murray's Garden & Pet Supplies,  886-2919. #41  Waterbed $300 OBO, dresser  $200 OBO. Both exc. cond.  886-7998 aft. 8:30 p.m.       #41  King trombone $185. 10 sp. 25"  bike $175. Small truck canopy  $150. Lennox gas furnace never  used $400. 886-2597. #41  In Lower Gibsons, established  dry cleaning & gift shop for sale.  Attractive financing. Call collect  112-926-4705 aft. 6. Serious inquiries only. #41  Two (2) children's bikes with  training wheels. $55 each.  885-5368. #41  T & S Soil  Mushroom manure $30 per yard  $25 for seniors. Cheaper by the  truckload. Call after 6. 885-5669.  TFN  rChirrtney frf^  Cleaning "  Maintenance  Phone ��*-73ia  ���86*3730  Autos  I  m  ^Fnug  Down  I Quilts  Matching   covers   and  sheets also available.  KERN'S  HOME  H   FURNISHINGS  m:       886-8886  4-TtTTiriixxs  m  m  m  ��� For all your foam  supplies  ��� Custom cut on  the premises  FOAM SPECIALS  27x72x1 $ 3.98  27x72x2 $ 7.95  27x72x3 $11.94  All other sizes available  at low prices.  ���k Fabrics, vinyls  ���k Plexiglass  Time to recover for  Christmas?  FREE ESTIMATES  Or we have al! the supplies  for the Do-It-Yourselfer.  W.W. Upholstery  & Boat Tops Ltd.  886-7310  76 Ply Sport SW. Mind cond.  Tlr. pkg., air, new brakes,  shocks, gd. tires. 883-9920.  #40  76 Mercury Montego. 2 dr., no  rust, 6 good tires: 2 snows on  rims. Radio cassette. Asking  $1,700. 886-8283 after 6..   #42  1969 Vz ton Ford PU plus snows  on rims. Reas. cond. $500 OBO.  886-9095. #42  '69 Chev. $400 OBO. Phone  886-7858. #42  '1975 Ford Ltd. Wagon 63,000  miles all power, air cond., snow  tires $1,500 OBO. 2 A78-13  snows on rims $50. 2 A78-13  tires $40. 885-7571. #40  78 Renault, no rust, great gas,  runs great $1,700 OBO.  886-8703 after 6 p.m. #41  1952 Fargo 2-ton dump truck.  Excellent working order $2,500.  Phone 886-2617. #40  MGB 1971 red good shape. 2000  miles on fully rblt. motor. Must  sell. 883-9342. TFN  K&C Auto Wrecking  Stewart Rd., off North Rd. Winter  Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 till 4:30  p.m. Sat. 9:00 till 12. Closed  Sunday. Ph. 886-2617.        TFN <  1978 GMC 14' walk-in van. Exc.  cond. with or without propane.  Take boat in trade to 17' or what  have you. 886-8487 after 5 p.m.  #41  1979 Cougar XR7. 67000 km,  not miles. PS/PB/PW plus some  options. Econ. 302 V8, new  brakes, extra styled rims &  winter tires. Tan & burgundy. Extra good cond. $5,000.  886-9519. #41  1977 % ton Dodge pick-up. Exc.  running order only 40,000 km.  Phone 886^8005. #41  73 Jeep Wagoneer 4 wh.dr. V8  auto PS/PB $1,000 OBO.  883-9602 or 883-2606,        #42  74 Astra $350. Phone  885-3522. #41  1981 Honda Accord. HB, auto,  66,000 km. Good cond. $6,800.  886-9277. #40  73 Mazda. 4 cyl., 4 sp., new  paint, new radial tires. Asking ���  $1,100,886-7580. #40  AUTO.  ESeefrte  ? dm Rm* GifcMNft  EXCHANGE 4 REBUILT  ALTERNATORS 8, STARTERS  TROUBLE SHOOTING &  REWIRING   INDUSTRIAL*  DOMESTIC VEHICLES  & MARINE       886-9963  Gampei-s  1977 Leocraft 25' motorhome.  Onan generator, roof air cond.,  bow canopy, 28,000 miles,  $24,000.886-2503. #42 12.5 Hourston Glascraft elec.  start -20 HP Johnson Trailor  $1.650.886-7588. #40  Diver Dan knows! Is your  moorage secure for winter? Need  a new moorage or inspection or  maintenance? Call Diver Dan  885-7272. #40  20' Glascraft hull. Other parts optional. Offers or trade. 885-3877.  #40  17 ft. Sangster glass runabout.  Deep V, lull cover, sounder, anchor, new 50 HP' Merc. Sturdy  rel. ready to go. $4,900 or trade  on very good light PU. 886-8465.  #40  New antenna for CB radio; pair  small factory made boat seats;  prop, for older 60 Johnson: 2  sets control cables; 5 Ib. anchor;  qt. blue bottom paint. 883-9389.  #41  Mobile Homes  1974 12x64 Chancellor  $11,0.00.886-3921. #40  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park. 886-9826. TFN  12x56 mobile home. Good cond.  Comeau's Mobile Home Pk..  North Road. 886-9581. #41  Motorcycles  80 Yamaha Maxim, low mileage.  Great cond., new tires $1600.  886-8703 after 6 p.m. #41  Yamaha IT 175 exc. running  cond. Phone 886-7540 after 5  p.m. #40  For Rent  2 bdrm. view house in Granthams. Partial bsmt., shed and oil  heat. Avail. Oct. 1. Kids & pets  OK. 885-3286. #41  The Ritz Motel welcomes all.  li.ider new management. Reas.  rates by day. week or month.  Clean, quiet & comfortable. Cable  TV. Drop by or call 886-2401.  #40  Garden Bay. Pender Harbour. 5  bdrm. waterfront, newly  renovated, furnished, protected  moorage, $500/mo. 926-0620,  883-2774. #42   ��� ���������.���..���������, ...  _  _j.  WF cottage, Roberts Cr. Seprf  thru June 85. 2 bdrm. wood sf.  heat. $350/mo. will consider rent  reduction for work during mths.  of Oct., May, June. Phone  112-465-5188. #42  2 bdrm. duplex ste. Pratt Rd.  area. Sunny & bright, appl. incl.  S295/mo. 886-8000. #40  3 bdrm house, FP. basement, in  Sechelt. $450/mo. avail, immed.  386-3726. #42  2 bdrm. trailer. semi-furn.,W/D,  $285/mo. Sorry no kids or pets.  386-2726. #42  ���? bdrm. house, F/S, W/D, deep  treeze, garage, view, $400.. ref.  ieq. 886-8585. #42  2 bdrm. furn. duplex. All electric,  no children or pets. Available  Sept. 1/84. $275 per mo. plus  electricity. Sunshine Coast Trailer  Park. Ph. 886-9826. TFN  Lease: Near beach, view, 3  'jdrm. 5 appls., sauna, 2 FP,  private garden. $450/mo. Refs.  886-7430. #41  1 bedroom suite, School Hill.  '��� Heat and light included. $400.  .112-628-3222. #40  Sm. 2 bdrm. in Roberts Creek.  $300/mo. 885-3306. #40  Mobile homes space avail. Sunshine Coast Mobile Park.  886-9826. TFN  Building for rent. Suitable for  shop or storage. 886-7064.   #40  RENT & EARN  3 bdrm. house on income producing acrg. Ref. req'd. For more  details app. Box 140 c/o Box 460  Coast News, Gibsons, B.C. VON  1VO. #42  M/F to share furn. 2 bdrm.  house, view, pay TV, lower Gibsons with resp. male. $175/mo.  plus % utilities. 886-3925.   #40  " ' '    ������    ������������-��� ' i "��������������� ���  Office space for rent, 2nd floor  above Gibsons Building Supplies.  886-8141. TFN  Comm. premises for rent immed.  1,000-1,800 sq. ft. Lease basis.  Phone 886-8138 or 886-2141.  TFN  1,800 sq. ft. retail space, exc.  corner location. 883-9551, Steve.  TFN  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994, 7-10 p.m. TFN  2 bdrm. house Cedar Grove  school area. Woodstove & FP.  Avail. Oct. 1. Phone 886-2046.  #41  These beautiful 3 bdrm. stes.  renting at $450/mo. have been  reduced to $350/mo. due to location. 20 minute drive from shopping mall. On Port Mellon Hwy.  886-9352, 884-5344 or  884-5398. #41  2 bdrm. mobile home $320/mo.  Sorry no dogs. 886-958I.     #41  1 or 2 bed. suite on waterfront  Madeira Park. 3 appl., FP,  moorage. Adults, no pets. Call  after 6 p.m. 883-2429.        #40  2 bedroom house. Fireplace,  fridge & stove, view, close to  school. 886-9186 eves.        #41  2 bdrm. ste. $300/month. Incl.  furn., hydro, cable. Phone  886-7274 after 5 p.m. #40  Retail/office space, good frontage  on 101. Heat incl. reas. rent.  886-7112. #41  Unfurn. 2 bdrm. suite in very  clean & quiet bid. Adults only.  Heat & hot water incl. No stairs.  Avail. Nov. 1st. 886-9038.   TFN  Lower Gibsons. 2 bdrm. apt. with  view, garden. Avail, now. Ref.  req. 278-9224. #40  2 bdrm. duplex. Gibsons area,  incl. 4 appl., ht., Igt. & cable.  Avail. Oct. 1. $400/mo. Sorry no  pets. After 5 p.m. 886-7309. #40  Bsmt. ste. part. furn. Avail, now.  Ht. & Igt. incl. $325/mo. Ph.  886-7124 7-10 p.m. #40  Help Wanted  GARRY'S  Crane Service  ���Cash paid for scrap iron  ���Top quality sod $1.15  per yard plus delivery  �� FREE DEAD CAR  REMOVAL  886-7028  ARCHITECTURAL  DESIGN DRAFTING  ��� FREE ESTIMATE.  ��� WORKING DRAWINGS  ��� CONCEPTUAL DESIGN  886-7858  1  A   II  TERRY McBRIDE  General Contractor  886-7289  New   Homes   -   Renovations  -Additions  THREE CHILD CARE  POSITIONS AVAILABLE  Community run lamily-oriented residential Ireatmont centre lor children requires:  SENIOR CHILO CARE/  FAMILY COUNSELLOR:  Responsible tor the day-to-day implementation of the child care & family  counselling programs. & the supervision ol 9 stall. The position requires  leadership, organizational skill, & ability in family counselling & child care  work. University education in social  sciences & extensive related experience  required.  WEEKEND CHILD CARE WORKER:  This position requires the weekend  supervision of children in care. The  successful candidate must be available  for overnights & be able to work independently. Significant child care experience is required.  PERMANENT ft TIME NIGHT  CHILD CARE COUNSELLOR:   -  Responsible for working 5 nights on & 9  nights off performing household duties  as required. The ability to relate to  young people is essential. .  SEND ALL RESUMES BY  OCTOBER 11TH TO:  DIRECTOR  WILSON CREEK FAMILY CENTRE  BOX 770  SECHELT, B.C.  VON3A0  Domestic services: cleaning, windows,, sewing, yard maintenance by exp., friendly efficient  ladies. A.M. Services 886-2743  or 886-8788. #40  We're talking dirty! Bonded  cleaners. Jobs, big & small.  886-8571. #40  TREE TOPPING  Tree removal, limbing and falling.  Hydro cert. Insured. Lowest  rates. Jeff Collins 886-8225. #40  Hardwood floors jesanded and  finished. Work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885-5072. TFN  Resumes, appl. letters, comp.  service, typed or typeset; sing, or  multi-copy. Phone 885-9664. TFN  FOR EXPLOSIVE REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nimrno,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. TFN  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.  TFM  Septic Tank Pumping  Portable Toilet Rental  Bonniebrook Ind. 886-7064  TFN  LOU'S WINDOW CLEAN. Most  homes from $20. Free gutter job.  Ph. aft. 6. 886-8614. #41  Massage treatment - $10, Between 7-10p.m. 883-1165. #41  Child Care  Casual R.N. req'd, all shifts, at  Shorncliffe. Contact Miss Val  Morrison, c/o Shorncliffe, 8ox  1580, Sechelt. B.C., VON 3A0.  885-5126. #40  Part-time waitress, bar exper.  pref'd. Inquire in person at Jade  Palace Restaurant. #40  Child care worker for youths at  risk, esp. adolescents. Part-time,  standby M/F. Send resume to  S.C. Community Services, Box  1069, Sechelt, 885-5881.     #40  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  D modern two bedroom  townhouse  ��� one and a half baths  ��� fully carpeted  G five appliances including  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  D private sundeck  ��� enclosed garage  ��� family oriented  ��� close to Sunnycrest Mall,  schools, tennis court &  jogging field  ��� good references required  ��� $425 per month  ��� call Peter   886-9997  evenings  Landscaping, custom fencing,  clean-up & haul away. Call Matt  Small the Gardener. 886-8242.  #41  House Painting  Interior & exterior. Call Sam Dill  886-7619. #41  Sharp mind & strong back for  rent or barter. Exp. elect.,  plumb.,carp., concrete work,  landscaping, painting, int. &ext.  Call Slim 886-2949. #41  Have tools paint brush will travel.  Winterize, don't agonize. Tim.  885-9249. #41  Experienced plumber. Old or new  jobs. Reas. rates. 886-9149.  #42  Wanted mature person to look  after 2 yr. old in my home. Refs &  ���reliable car. 8 - 4 p.m. Non-  smoker, wages neg. 886-8420  after 5. #41  30.      Business  Opportunities  Wanted:  Businessman/Investor/Partner/Agent for Tool/Machinery  related business must have existing shop within village of  Sechelt with approx. 800 sq.ft.  �� surplus space. Ali replies  strictly confidential. Box 141 c/o  The Sunshine Coast News, Box  460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.#40  Everything you need for mfg. ornamental iron railing & small  welding. Can be done at home.  Seller will instruct buyer. Days  886-7312 or eves. 886-3730.#40  Small equipment rentals, sales  and repairs business for sale.  Good, steady clientele. For more  info write Box 138 c/o Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  V0N1VO. TFN  BUILD A CAREER  We are looking lor career minded individuals who have enjoyed prior success in Sales & Marketing and who  don't mind hard work and long hours to  build a clientele. This position will appeal to those who wish to experience  earnings in the S40 - $50,000 category.  You will enjoy all the advantages ol running your own business without the  disadvantages. We provide all the  necessary training and support - we  |Sk for your energy in return. You will  be trained in investment counselling  and tax planning and will be able to offer your clients a full range of financial  products. Your rewards will be exceptional income and the satisfaction of  helping people achieve their financial  goals.  Q%ni  mvedfoM*  Call Mr. Alan Young - Tuesday, October 2nd between  10:00-4:00 at 526-3725 or  forward your resume by October Hth to 300-403 Sixth  St., New Westminster, B.C.  V3L3B1.  Required, experienced general  duty registered nurses. St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Lytton  (20-bed), Lillooet Hospital  (37-bed). BCNU salaries &  benefits, accommodation. Apply  in writing: Ms Lynn Woodford,  Lillooet District Hospital, Box  249. Lillooet. B.C. VOK 1V0.  #40  Christmas Cash! Discover what  thousands of Canadians already  know. Earning extra Christmas  money is easy. Write Regal, 939  Eglinton Ave. E��� Dept. 635,  Toronto. M4G 2L6. #41  Pharmacist wanted for immediate  employment in beautiful interior.  Salary negotiable. Contact Mrs.  M. Rose at 256-4262 or send  resume to Box 910, Lillooet, B.C.  V0K1VO. '    , #40  Housewives, farmers,  businessmen. Learn income tax  preparation at home. Write U & R  Tax Schools. 207-1345 Pembina  Hwy., Winnipeg. Man. R3T 2B6  for free brochure. #41  Hairdressing salon, eleven  modern stations in downtown  Victoria, steady business plus  tourists. $89,000. Call ��� Ke'n  Thomas, The Permanent.  477-0141. #40  "Bobcat" contractor selling eight  yr. old business in Salmon Arm  (N. Shuswap) due to unrelated illness. 1980 Case 1845  "Bobcat" and 30+4 super trencher, each with own hoe and  trailer. Both in excellent condition  $35,000. Based on market value  machinery. Goodwill and full  maintenance records. Excellent  existing business. Lots of potential for right person. 835-8316  evenings.  #40  Own your own gym and fitness  centre. We supply weights and  machines you require along with  sound managerial advice. For  more information call  112-567-3378. #40  Video movies, save 30%. We  sell, buy and exchange Beta and  VHS movies. Accessories, blank  tape, wrapping services  available. K-Mat Video,  11608-149 St., Edmonton. (403)  455-4154. _       #41  19B0 Drott Fellerbuncher for sale.  $80,000 or perhaps on a lease  basis for $8,000 per month.  545-0678. #40  Tow truck 1980 Chev one ton  Holmes 440. New blue paint.job,  good fubber-,-350 V8, fourspied.  $12,900, OBO. Hoffman Motors,  Osoyoos: 495-7474. DL 6327.  #40  "King and I" Collector Plate by  artist Bill Chambers. Same price  as the Bradford Exchange  $29.50. Prompt and free shipping. Personal cheque or major  credit cards. Queensbury Collectibles, 708 Queensbury Avenue,  North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 3V8.  112-985-1484. #40  North Okanagan. Spacious two  bdrm. Acre, fir and cedar. Lake.  Turtles, wild ducks on lawn. 11  miles Salmon Arm. Yearly energy  $400. Sell-Trade. 542-8114. #40  Three bdrm. two storey home.  Quiet rural setting close to  Shuswap lake. Fully serviced,  treed, landscaped lot. Paved  roads, good TV. Scenic view,  w/w carpet. Exc. bthrms. and  utility room. Clear title at  $65,000. 675-2174 or Box 8,  Blind Bay. VOE 1 HO. #40  Applications   for   position  of  residence manager at Quesnei  Group Home. Experience, training with handicapped an asset.  Salary $12,000-$18,000 depending on qualifications. Closing  date Oct. 12/84. 611 Anderson  Drive. Quesnei. V2J3K6.     #40  Hockey Jacksts-$16 Up.  Buy  direct from the factory and save!  Peter Upton Jacket Works. Call  toll-free 112-800-661-6461 for  your free catalogue. #43  Deluxe 36'  diesel motorhome  bus. Self-contained, stereo, color  TV, deep-freeze, shower, light  plant. Offers or trade to $70,000.  Phone 112-335-2554. #40  Where can you lease a truck for  only $119.97 per monlh? Cal!  Dave Hinton collect at 294-0111  or toll-free at Zenith 2200. DL  5674. #TFN  The foHowing business opportunities exist in our community:  Car dealerships (new or used);  Junior department store; shoe  sales and repair; TV sales &  repair; electrical appliance shop;  furniture store; farm supply-  agriculture machinery (new and  used); Western wear & tack shop.  Further inquiries to: District of  Chetwynd, Economic Development  ���Committee, P.O. Box 357, Chetwynd, B.C. VOC 1J0. #41  Immediate opening for experienced typesetter for young progressive newspaper operation 60  miles north of Vancouver. Responsibilities include: typesetting body  copy and ads (AM Varityper 500,  IBM Composer); lay-out; pasteup; small printing jobs. Must work  well under pressure, without  supervision. Apply in writing only:.  Box 126, Whistler, B.C. VON 1B0.  Attention: Personnel. #40  Our Town  Coast News, October 1,1984  17.  nn  ASSAULT: PART 17  LETTERS  These letters were written by  people in Our Town. People  courageous enough to share with  us their experiences no matter how  painful this may be. We thank you  for coming forward and writing to  us. Without your contributions, we  wouldn't be able to fully complete  our series on sexual abuse. The let-  . ters have been slightly edited for  the purpose of brevity and clarity.  Again, our thanks for caring  enough to write to Our Town.  From a local woman:  "My husband has recently been  imprisoned for sexual abuse of our  eldest daughter. You speak of how  things should be handled best for  all people in authority. This certainly wasn't the case for any of us.  "My husband never denied  anything our daughter said happened between them. They assumed I knew what had happened. I  did not. I don't think they believed  me. My husband was charged and  had asked that the sentencing be  done as soon as possible so that  our daughters and I would not  have to go through any more hurt  and pain. The sentencing was  delayed a number of times and  things were dragged out. As a  result of this, my daughter, who  was in a foster home at the time,  took an overdose of pills and  almost died.  "We never received any  counselling. My daughter did  receive treatment and some  counselling when she was in the  hospital and she is still receiving  counselling. My youngest has been  quite upset by all this. Not having  her father and her sister is hard for  her. My husband is in prison, my  eldest daughter is still in a foster  home and I am now living alone  with my youngest.  "I would like my husband to be  home again with us. I love him very  much and so does my youngest.  My eldest daughter will be on her  own soon. She knows how I feel  about her father and she  understands. My husband is sorry  for what happened to us all and he  is doing all he can to show he has  changed and that he was wrong for  doing what he did. I think he  should have a chance to live with  us all again. I love him and want us  back together. I love my daughters  very much and I want what is best  for us all.  "Thank you for your time. This  has been a very hard thing for us  all. It has also caused conflict  within my family as to the stand I  have taken in this situation and  what has happened to my daughter  also. This is another thing that has  been hard to live with. Many family members and friends have been  very supportive. There are many  different opinions amongst  everyone concerning what I should  do. It's certainly hard to know  what to do. I am not sure I have  made the right choice but I have  made the choice I want. I want my  family together again."  From a local woman:  "I applaud your column on the  sexual abuse of children. As I read  your column, I thought that there  must be hundreds (thousands?) of  people like myself who have a  history of abuse, but will not write  to you. We don't write because we  have to keep The Secret. -  "Keeping The Secret was the  commandment of my childhood.  To expose myself and my family  was unthinkable, unimaginable.  And so, I have lived for 22 years  with The Secret, the 10 years of  sexual abuse and the 12 years since.  "The abuse started when I was  eight. My mother had just remarried after years of being a single  parent. My natural father had  deserted the family years before I  ever knew him. My mind has mercifully blocked out most of those  early years. I don't ever remember  fighting back; I simply submitted.  By the time I was 13 I was so full of  self-loathing that I wanted to die. I  had a nervous breakdown and attempted suicide.  "Even those actions did not bring  the abuse into the open. My family  continued on as before only I was  identified as having a "problem".  My step-father continued to abuse  me. My mother seemed totally  unable to help me, (yes, I had told  her years before).  "Although The Secret  dominated everything else in our  home, it was never spoken of. Day  after day, year after year, we all  pretended we were a normal, happy family. I began to doubt my  memory, perhaps I was crazy. I  struggled against an overwhelming  depression. I coped by avoiding  home whenever I could and when I  couldn't, I went numb. I constructed a fantasy world for myself  and escaped there whenever I  could.  "Why, people will ask, did I  stay? I stayed because I didn't  know how to leave. To approach a  social worker or a teacher meant to  break The Secret. I had so little  self-esteem that I couldn't imagine  living on my own, on the street for  instance, as I understand many victims do.  "I finally did leave, when I  graduated from high school. As I  walked out the door, I told myself  that I would forget what had happened, that I would make a new  life for myself. I managed to keep  The Secret (with a few exceptions)  until I had married and was expecting my first child. Since the birth  of my children (I now have two) it  has become vital to me to deal with  my past, to get it into perspective,  so that 1 can protect my children.  "That abuse is now being  reported and discussed is so important. And that is why I have written to you. So that others who read  this will know, that they too can  break The Secret."  Please write to us at: Our Town,  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Seawall for Gibsons  Plans for the Gibsons seawalk,  which will provide a pedestrian  walkway from the government  wharf to the new boat launch, are  now in the initial stages.  Mr. Dennis Harrington of  Dayton & Knight Engineering  Ltd., met the Gibsons town council  on September 26 to discuss the  future seawalk. The purpose of the  seawalk is twofold: to provide an  esthetically pleasing walkway along  the beachfront, and also to protect  the present sewer line interceptor.  Council-discussion touched on  various points such as the removal  of the present riprap, lighting alternatives for the walkway, surface  material, and concern of the present beach residents regarding boat  access.  According to the Gibsons  Revitalization Plan, $20,000 has  been approved for beach improvements, and $20,000 for the  seawalk. Dayton & Knight will  draw up two or three options for  the seawalk with the present  .budget in mind, and will submit  them to council.  B.C. & Yukon  78 acre farm Prince George. 2400  sq. ft. house 4400 sq. ft. barns.  Set up for hog operation. Stock,  customers . and equipment  available. Phone 112-963-7335.  #40  Amazing new Dillon MKIII gas  welding torch! Welds and cots  aluminum, stainless steel, and  cast iron. The revolutionary new  gas-mixing chamber reduces oxidation, distortion, slag, use of  flux and fuel consumption is cut  50-70%. A better torch and we  can prove it! Eurotech Enterprises, 7111 Russell Ave., Burnaby, B.C. V5J-4R8. (604)  433-4111. Dealer inquiries  welcome. #40  Prospector invents light weight,  low cost successful sluice box.  Aluminum construction. Proven  ground testing unit. 99,8% controlled recovery test. 3% feet of  sluice. Complete weight 28  pounds. The "Yukon Pinch"  from "Sluice Box City",  180-13425 King George Hwy,  Surrey, B.C. V3T 2T8. Canada.  #43  Sander plow. Near new 10-12  yard London front discharge  sander with Roots 11-foot tapered  double angle plow hydraulic  operated from cab. Mounted on  S2600 International tandem,  Detroit 692 power. Used 340  hours. 112-430-6671. .      #40  Two  saw  hydraulic  tie  mill,  capacity 700 ties per day.  Babakaiff Enterprises Ltd.. Box  2401. Kirkpatrick Road, Tappen,  B.C. 835-8466. #40  Two quality outdoor gear at Co-op  prices. For free catalogue write:  Mountain Equipment Co-op,  Dept. 1C, 428 West 8th Ave.,  Vancouver. B.C. V5Y 1N9.  872-8247. #41  Super grow '84. Thousand watt  Halide $225. Halides, H.P.S.  hdyroponics, greenhouses, all for  sale. Volume and wholesale discounts available. Send $2 for  brochures and price list. Western  Water Farms, 1234 Seymour  Street, Vancouver. V6B 3N9.  682-6636. #40  Purebred    puppies,    AKC  registerable puppies Lhasa's  Maltese. Shin Tzu, Cockers,  Chows, Bassets. Beagles. Scot-  ties. Afghans, Yorkies,  Schnausers, Poodles and many  more. New shipments arrive  weekly. Will ship anywhere.  Phone The Puppy Directory  274-4214. 274-6811. The Pet  Empire, No. Three Road &  Williams. Richmond. B.C.     #40  B.C. & Yukon  The BolNngen hypnosis. Weight  loss, women's depression. Stop  smoking. Phobias. Bed-wetting.  (112)533-1387. Box 603, St. Andrew Plaza, Suite 108-20611!  Fraser Hwy, Langley, B.C. V3A!  4G4. #40,  Astrological charts professionally:  prepared intime for Christmas,;  $15. Send birth date, time, place!  & M.0. to Suzanne. 4737 Man-i  son, Powell River, B.C. V8A3N4.,  Phone 112-485-7121. #40;  Get spicey! Meet a secret new  friend by mail. Penpal club for  adults. For free information, send  stamp to: Exchange, Box 1577,  Qualicum, B.C. V0R 2T0.      #40  Meet your match. For all ages  and unattached. Thousands of  members anxious to meet you.  Prestige Acquaintances. Call toll-  free 112-800-263-6673. Hours 9  a.m.-6 p.m. #40  For Jehovah's Witnesses. Our  next escorted tour to Japan &  China. For info: Write or phone  Peter Janzen. #201-5560 Minoru  Blvd.. Richmond, B.C. V6X 2A9  (604)273-3775. Res: (604)  271-0024. "Don't delay call today". #40  New York style earrings. Hypo-  allergenic, fantastic assortment,  single carded, $7.50/doz.  Distributor inquiries welcome.  Lake Village Merchandising Inc.,  31.35 Universal Drive, Unit 18,  Mississauga. L4X 2E6. (416)  625-8412. #40  Quartz clockworks, $6.95! Four  at $6.50 each, 10/$5.95 each,  25/$5.50each. Request information. The Rockhound Shop, 777  Cloverdale Ave., Victoria, B.C.  V8X 2S6. 388-5341, Tuesday to  Saturday. #40  Greenhouses. Quality aluminum  & glass Marley greenhouses.  Super prices. Write for free colour  brochure, Cavendish Garden Products, 300-1497 Marine Drive,  West Vancouver. V7T 1B8.  112-921-8159. '     #40  Wood and metal working  machines. Quality tools, iowest  prices. Bandsaws, table saws,  jointers, planers, metal/wood  lathes, many more. Free  catalogue: Busy Bee Machine  Tools, 2444 Douglas Road. Burnaby. B.C. V5C5B3. Phone 112  (604)298-1754. #40  Mode! 25 Northwest dragline in  running condition, c/w Cat. D6  power unit, low hours since  overhaul, (offers). Creston Dyking District, Box 1175, Creston,  B.C. V0B1G0. #40  B.C. & Yukon  :i 160 acres. 60 acres clear and  . seeded to hay, fenced, creek.  i Low taxes, good rent. $29,900.  Phone 112-365-3108 or  112-365-7366. .     #40  By owner. 20 unit motel with  three bedroom home in gold mining area of Wells & Barkerville,  B.C. Please contact Mr. G.H.  Bailey, 112-987-0790. #40  Two for one beef sale. Introductory offer. Purchase any side or  hind beef order and a beef rib  section and receive: Bonus #1-a  side of pork free. Bonus #2-Every  order receives 50 lbs. fancy  sausage made from part of your  trimmings. Black Angus Beef  Corp. Serving ail of B.C. Call toll-  free 112-800-242-0637. Vancouver area call 438-5357.    #43  Lighting fixtures. Western  Canada's largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  catalogues available. Norburn  Lighting Centre Inc., 4600 East  Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C.  V5C 2K5. Phone 112-299-0666.  TFN  WOod windows, doors, skylights.  Quality at affordable prices. Out of  town orders shipped promptly.  Walker Door Ltd. Vancouver  266-1101, North Vancouver  985-9714, Richmond 273-6829,  Kamloops 374-3566, Nanaimo  758-7375. TFN  100's trucks. Credit approval by  phone. Overnight hotel for buyers.  Buy or lease. Zephyr Mercury,  300 West Broadway, Vancouver.  Call 872-7411 collect. No song, no  dance. D.6102. TFN  "Factory   To   You   Prices".  Aluminum and glass greenhouses.  Write for free brochure. B.C.  Greenhouse Builders, 7425 Hedley  Avenue, Burnaby. B.C. V5E 2R1.  433-2919. TFN  Log builders, needed at Lake  Louise, Alta.,for major log project.  Phone (403)522-3780 or  (403)256-8473 or send resume to:  Box 5, Lake Louise, Alta. TOL  1E0. #40  Groups, clubs, schools, organizations. Easy fund raising with our  bestseller cookbooks. This no-  investment program will make  your treasury grow. Raise as much  money as you need. Write: Quint  Marketing, Box 820, Sooke. B.C.  V0S1N0. #40  Electrolysis  is   permanent  hair  removal. Support local TAPEBC  member. For information regarding member in your area, write to  TAPEBC, 7141 - 120th Street,  Delta, V4E2A9. 591-3114.     #40  B.C. & Yukon  13 acres $18,900. Zero exchange  rate. U.S. Okanagan. Stream,  view, good access. Owner contract. Low down payment. Call for  info. (206)734-8588. #40  Nursing co-ordinator required immediately for a 55-bed, acute  care accredited hospital. Duties  include supervision & coordination of ali nursing activities  plus some emergency bedside  nursing. Qualifications: must be  eligible for registration in B.C. &  have B.Sc.N. degree or N.U.A.  course. Previous experience in a  supervisory position would be an  asset. Submit resume: B. Sykes,  Director of Nursing, Bulkley  Valley District Hospital, Box 370,  Smithers, B.C. V0J 2N0.  Telephone (604)847-2611.   #40  Penticton School of Hairdressing  now taking applications for  November 5,1984 class. Spaces  are limited. For info call  493-2747. 207 Main St.. Penticton, B.C. V2A5B1. #43  Free 128 page career guide  shows how to train at home for  205 top paying full and part time  jobs. Granton Institute, 265 A.  Adelaide Street West, Toronto.  Call (416)977-3929 today.    #40  Canadian   manufacturer   has  distributorships available in certain territories. Complete training  provided but sales experience an  asset. Join the Ultralight movement today, call Dave Jacobs 112  (204)261-3330 or write P.O. Box  243. Winnipeg. Manitoba, R3V  1L6. #40  Radio Shack franchise. Located  in mall in Smithers. Good lease.  Good opportunity for owner-  operator. Interested? Contact  George Wall, Box 70, Smithers,  B.C. V0J 2N0. 847-4485.     #40  Distributors wanted. Make  thousands, new concept of  advertising. To start, $2,500  covered by inventory. Treb International Distributors Inc.  #202-1139 12th St., Kamloops,  B.C. V2B 7Z2. Phone (604)  554-4224.     . #40  $10,000 second income. Be a  part-time representative selling  and renting our line of high quality distillers for purifying drinking  water in the home, office and factory. Become independent, be  your own boss in a growing industry. Excellent possibility of  becoming fulltime area  distributor. Contact us today for  more information. Water Purity  Systems. 537 Brant Street. Burlington, Ontario. L7R 2G6. (416)  639-0503. #40 18.  Coast News.OctoberV"^  ���: !  The question of dog control, a  long-standing and growing problem  on the Sunshine Coast,, was raised,  again at last Thursday's Sunshine  Coast Regional District meeting,  and the lively debate which followed  shows how elusive a satisfactory  solution appears to be.  It was agreed that the responsibli-  ty for dogs at large lies with those  who awn them, and Director John  Burnside put forward a suggestion  that the right to own a dog should:  be withdrawn after perhaps three  apprehensions of the dog by the dog  catcher. Director Ian Vaughan  found some favour in this argument, but saw numerous problems  involving the long distances between  communities and the lack of  facilities in out-lying areas.  A recent letter from Rose Ayres,  secretary of the Sunshine Co^st  SPCA stated the willingness of the  organization to participate in  animal control, preferably "under, a  co-operative        government  umbrella".  As with most <x>n_riunity problems, financing is a complication.  However, the SCSPCA seems confident that costs could be contained,  and that its more than 340  volunteers' could provide after-  hours and weekend services, were a  financial commitment made by  local governments, including the  SCRD and were a shelter, such as  uHe Gibsons pound, made available  t^them.  ������ Director John Burnside, who,  along with Director Jon McRae,  forjns the dog control committee,  saicl * *we must find the means to  offer support and assistance to  those volunteers in the community  who We addressing this problem".  It was decided that the committee would make a report offering  solutions or suggestions before the  next board meeting in two weeks'  time.   \  Restaurant  Introducing Brand New Style  ���  .���SMORGASBORD  12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m.  (plus SAT. & SUN. 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)  Salads -Appetizers - Entrees -Desserts  (Senior Citizens 20% off)  Open 7 days ! 886-2433  Hwy 101, Gibsons  By-law again  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first entry drawn  which correctly locates the above. Send your entries to reach the  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. by Saturday of this week.  Last week's winner was Mrs. D.D. Whyte, Box 2256, Sechelt, who  correctly located the Indian carving on the property of Sandy and  Jamie Dixon, East Porpoise Bay Road.  A full gamut of concerns  At the Sunshine Coast Regional  District Planning Committee  meeting held last Thursday night  planner Geoff Power made a  presentation of the latest amendments to zoning by-law 264.  Since the last public hearing in  July, several amendments have  been made, largely due to the recent intervention of the ministries  of land, parks and housing and  fisheries. \  The hard stand taken by the  ministries at recent meetings has  led to compromises on the part of  the SCRD, ^ome of which are not  entirely satisfactory to them.  These and, other amendments  have made another public hearing  necessary. It wjli be held late in October, at a time and place to be announced.        \  SCRD  It was a full agenda at the Sunshine Coast Regional Board  meeting last Thursday night which  included meetings of the Planning  Committee and the Parks Branch.  Among the issues discussed were  vegetation management, an update on street numbering, the proposed fish-processing plant in  Pender Harbour, street lighting in  Sandy Hook, the Chapman Creek  land exchange, the new Ruby Lake  Park, shrub planting in Wilson  Creek, the Pender Harbour pool,  and an an application for re-zoning  in area E was received.  In a letter from B.C. Hydro to  the SCRD it was said vegetation  management supervisor, Adrian V.  Miller, would be available to meet  with members of the SCRD to  "describe the vegetation control  program and precautions which  have been. prescribed for the  transmission line in your area". It  was decided to invite Mr. Miller to  the November planning meeting in  order to let SCRD ideas oh the subject be known.  Doug Roy gave a progress report  on street numbering. The system is  now complete: 95 per cent of the  numbers have been allocated in  Gibsons and Sechelt, and 80 per  cent of them have been assigned  and recorded; some field inspection has been done and 40 per cent  of the numbers have been assigned  in the district; a manual, or record  of practise is 85 per cent complete.  There are consecutive number on  the entire Coast except for Pender  Harbour where the system has  been modified. At an earlier  meeting the directors had agreed to  obtain a second opinion on the implementation of the numbering  system in the new year.  Director Ian Vaughan raised the  question of the proposed fish processing plant in Pender Harbour,  saying it was a good example of a  gray area in the existing zoning bylaw 96 which still applies in area C  only. There are no clear guidelines  to resolve the issue and he is to  make further investigation on the  matter  and  report  in the  near  future.  The Sandy Hook Property  Owners' Association have applied  to the board for a street light at the  junction of East Porpoise Bay  Road and Sandy Hook Road.  After some discussion about board  policy on light installation it was  decided to give the project the go-  ahead, a move which will make the  intersection safer and assist  emergency   vehicle   drivers  Chairman Gurney announced  the board had declined to share  costs involved in a proposed land  exchange between the Crown and  Canadian Forest Projects at Chapman Creek since it is inappropriate  for the board to spend public  money on land which it does not  own. This was in response to the  verbal request from Canadian  Forest Products.  The Ruby Lake Park is well on  its way to completion reported  Director Ian Vaughan. Alternate  director Bill Lawrenuk of area A  has made the following suggestions: that there be no overnight  . camping and that the site be limited  to day use and related parking; that  there be no parking on the east side  of the highway and signs erected to  this effect; that beach access signs  and "slow, pedestrians" signs be  erected. Director Ian Vaughan said  the creation of access and parking  lot can be done largely through the  volunteer work of a local contractor who will keep costs to a bare  minimum. Timber removed from  the site may be sold to help defray  these costs.  Some Pender Harbour residents  have expressed concerns about  pool policy according the Director  Ian Vaughan. He feels a survey  should be conducted amongst local  residents to gauge public opinion  and suggested the best way would  be to draw up a questionnaire in  conjunction with the Pender Harbour Aquatic Society. A further  report will be made.  A delegation representing several.  area E residents put forward a peti  tion to apply, for re-zoning of ALR  lands west of Gibsons. The Land  Commission has expressed a will- -���  ingness to allow such a move  should the SCRD give its support  to the plan which is to permit one  hectare lots in the area.  Chairman Jim Gurney felt more  study was needed and Director  John Shaske suggested senior  government officials, SCRD  members arid area E\ residents get  together at a meeting tlo discuss the  issue. .    \ '  House  Word Processing  Demonstration  Friday, Oct. 5 - 7 to 9 p.m.  WORDSTAR MULTI-MATE  MAGIC WINDOW II  Join us as we demonstrate  some of the many programs  that streamline the writing  and editing process.      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