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 I.BGr.LATIVELIB,-_4RY  Parllf.msnf Bull ������: ji  \l\GTOlnlk, ���.������'.  "8V 1X4  8iU  amok!  Over 30 people registered for Capilano College's four session "Introduction to Fish Farming" course, and addressing the group on its  final evening last Friday was Peter Crook of Peter Crook (Scotland)  Ltd. Mr. Crook specializes in designing complete net cage packages  for fish farms, and when he addresses this week's "Aquaculture  Development in B.C." seminar for bankers and investors he will also  discuss site selection and fish farm engineering, and will show computer models of Scottish installations. -Fran Burnside pholo  In S.D. #46  Budget outlook bleak  When Peter McNea and wife  Debbie arrived home from a  party early last Saturday morning, they were horrified to find  two large dogs attacking their  250 pound pig.  "I tried to scare them off, but  I had to throw a 2x4 into the  pen before they'd get out. The  pig's ears were bleedfng, and today I notice he has an injured  back leg. We went back in the  house after we looked after the  boar, and minutes later the dogs  came back! I went out there  with the shot-gun but they took  off," said McNea in an interview with the Coast News.  This morning it was  discovered that the couple's  four breeding geese were dead;  two were found in the goose run  and the third in the driveway  adjacent to the house where the  culprit dog lives. The fourth has  not yet been found. They had  apparently been dragged  around, tormented and then  killed.  "Our neighbour's milking  goat was killed the other night  and his dog was badly chewed  up. He has three small children,  and we have two. A couple of  them walk to the bus stop every  morning, and we are both worried about their safety. If a dog  will attack a 250 pound pig, a  schoolkid wouldn't be too much  of a problem for him," said  McNea. "I'm definitely in  favour of dog control and  prepared to pay for it."  The police have been notified  and the McNeas are hoping  something will be done to rectify what they call "a frightening situation".  School District #46 has finally  received its budget from the  provincial government for the  ' term January 1  to June 30,  1985, and while the situation  ' looks  exceedingly grim  it  is  ��� nothing compared to what the  board will face the following  school year.  "We're  $150,000  short  in  : funding for the first six months  .of 1985 compared to the first six  .months of 1984," school board  ,. secretary-treasurer   Roy   Mills  told the Coast News. "And we  will get $400,000 less for the  'period July 1, 1985 to June 30,  : 1986 than we received January 1  to December 31, 1984."  , MIlieM $150,000 ^drtfati iri  funding results from not having  an $8,000 surplus to carry over  as the board did from 1983 to  1984, and from reduced funding  from the ministry.  The government has  developed a 'phase-in prograrh^  to get district costs down to a  formula amount within three  years. Last year (1984) the  government calculated the formula, compared it with the  budget of the 1983 year, and  paid two-thirds of the difference, a total of $344,000.  This year's (1985) six month  formula is compared to last  year's reduced budget and the  difference is split, with the  government providing funds for  only half the difference,  $150,000 less than last year. In  the 1985/86 year, the government will provide only the for  mula amount, some $400,000  less than the district received in  the 1984 calendar year.  Mills noted that there is a  fund of $147,000 which is raised  locally for capital costs, which is  over and above the fiscal  framework formula. In 1984 the  government allowed districts to  transfer these funds from  capital to operating costs, and  School District #46 put a new  roof on the resource centre*  spent $20,000 replacing school  equipment, and supplied computers throughout the district's  schools to the amount of  $72,000.  For the 1985 year, "the way I  read what's been sent to us, this  money can be spent 'at the  discretion of the board,' with  no restraints on us," said Mills.  "That ought to take some of the  Roberts Creek elementary student council president Jodie Eldred  and vice-president Sean Puchalski accept Timmy's Christmas  Telethon for Crippled Children Award on behalf of the school  from Joe Benner, secretary-treasurer of the Roberts Creek Lions  Club while principal Vern Wishlove looks on. The school has won  numerous awards in the past for fundraising; they have raised  $2,050 for crippled children in B.C. "Your support in these difficult  financial  times  is  very  much  appreciated,"  said  Mr.  WishlOVe. ���Diahne Evans photo  In principle only  Wharf gets support  The main discussions at  Sechelt council's meeting last  week centred on the wharf and  seawall proposed for Trail Bay.  Council has received another  proposal for a seawall along  Trail Bay, this one to be built of  2.5 feet by 2.5 feet by 5 feet  blocks of concrete weighing  4,400 pounds each. "That's  about the size of the big stones  that keep washing down the  beach, isn't it?" quipped Alderman Ken Short.  Although Doug Roy of Roy  Engineering had suggested to  Mayor Joyce Kolibas that council get down in writing the  engineering discussions, funds  spent and planning it has done  so far, in order to have  something definite* to present  when inquiring about funding,  council has tabled the seawall  matter pending further information on the proposal for a  government wharf.  Council indicated 'conditional' support for the wharf  proposal Which, in conjunction  with a proposed $7 million  World Showcase of Mariculture  to run concurrently with Expo  '86, is being promoted by  Richard Tomkies of the Sunshine Coast Tourist Association. The showcase would have  displays centred in the Sechelt  Indian Band Community Hall  and one of six hetpens selling 'U  Catch-em' salmon suspended  from the proposed wharf, at  which would dock cruise ships  bringing visitors to the  showcase.  "These proposals would  totally change the character of  our village,'' stated outgoing  alderman Harvey Bist. "This is  a vision, but it's so big it scares  me. Any such development  should go td public hearing or  even referendum."  "We have to look at a wharf  as an amenity for the village  itself as well as a way to increase  traffic* for local business  people," commented Alderman  Ken Short. "What about the  average taxpayer who doesn't  own a business? If we get a  wharf, there should also be a  boat ramp."  Council agreed a wharf could  have beneficial long-term spinoffs for the village, and could  bring a needed economic injection into the area. But members  were adamant that the village  could not be responsible for a  lot of its costs. The management and maintenance of the  wharf are still question marks  for them, even though such a  facility would be built by the  Small Craft Harbours Branch,  with design and much of the  construction expense accruing  to the federal government.  Council had been asked to  endorse both the mariculture  showcase and wharf proposals  "based on a lot of 'ifs'," said  Alderman Short.  Having discussed the concerns which they felt crucial to  such endorsement, and  recognizing that approval in  principal committed them to  nothing specific, they gave approval in principal to the concept, as outlined to date, of a  - mariculture showcase and the  placing of a government wharf  in Trail Bay subject to the inclusion of a boat ramp, provision  of ample parking, improvements to Wharf Road,  and the village council being a  party'to, member of and approving any decisions and  developments affecting the  village.  sting out of the cuts for the first  six months."  Mills noted that with last  year's reduced budget "we cut  things, not people. We had a  phase-in grant of $344,000  M which we don't have this year,  and our $8,000 surplus was applied to staffing, so we didn't  have to cut as much as we do  this year. But as things start to  deteriorate more will have to be  spent on building maintenance;  then the pressure will come on  people." XX  There will have to be discussions with both teachers and  CUPE workers on what to do,  MMillssaid. "The decisions facing us at the beginning of this  M^Sar *afe, more awkward than  terrible," he predicted,  "The  really agonizing decisions are  those \V<*i'll be facing next July."  Beavers  baffle  brains  The case of the Sechelt  beavers is temporarily in  abeyance, and although the  village council would like the  beasties removed immediately,  it seems the critters have a few  days of grace.  Village works superintendent  George Fawkes has torn down  the beaver dam six times in the  last few weeks, and concerned  over such a blockage in one of  their drainage ditches, council  has officially requested conservation officer Jamie Stephen to  live trap the animals and  remove them to some other  location.  But it's not quite that easy,  Stephen told the Coast News.  He would not risk setting either  a live or a killing trap in the  Sechelt Marsh for fear that a  Please turn to page 20  School board  vote unresolved  A recount last week failed to  resolve the electoral entanglement between Mary Belle  Bulmer of Roberts Creek and  Pat Tinham of Bowen Island  for the position of school  trustee for Area B of School  District #46. \  When the ballcfts were  counted last week Tinham had a  nine-vote lead oyer Bulmer,  689-677. The recount uncovered  a tallying error made on Bowen  Island which seemed to give the  victory to Bulmgrv^  The agent for Tinham,  however, who was present with  the candidate at the recount in  sisted that 46 of the counted  ballots were improperly marked  and should be rejected.  The agent is the secretary for  Socred MLA John Reynolds  and his representative on Bowen  Island.  Conflicting reports were  received about the results of the  recount and whether or not  returning officer Joan Rigby  cast a deciding ballot for the  Bowen Island candidate, and  candidate Bulmer has asked for  a judicial recount. Her appeal  will be jheard on Monday,  November 26, and if it is successful the judicial recount must  be held within eight days.  Vedo to address  Gibsons Chamber  The Gibsons Chamber of Commerce general meeting will  have Oddvin Vedo, Economic Development Commissioner  as invited speaker.  A fish farming film will be shown. Anne Langdon, coordinator of the Sunshine Coast Tourist Assocation, SCTA,  will also speak about the plans for the new organization.  The meeting will be held at the Marine Room at 7:30 p.m.  on Tuesday, December 4. Free coffee will be served.  Everyone is welcome.  Fish seminar needs  bigger venue  This week's seminar on "Aquaculture Development in  B.C." for bankers and investors has had such over-whelming  response that the location of Wednesday's day sessions have  been changed to the Sechelt Indian Band Community Hall.  For the seminar's complete and revised program, please turn  to page 13 of this newspaper.  Registration is still open for the Wednesday session only.  Anyone interested should be at the band's community hall at  8 a.m. Wednesday morning; fee is $125. For further information contact Oddvin Vedo as soon as possible at 885-2261.  Herring for Elves  The United Fishermen & Allied Workers Union will be  holding Christmas Herring Sales at various locations on the  Coast.  " The sale, with proceeds going to the local Elves Club will  most likely take place during the first week of December.  Watch Cable 10 for exact dates and locations.  Mayors Joyce Kolibas of Sechelt and Larry Labonte of Gibsons and the Reverend Alex Reid were among  those who gathered at a wine and cheese party at the Sunshine Coast Achievement Centre last week to  mark the association's 25th anniversary. -JohuBomaJdephoto Coast News, November 26,1984  ~��- _   , <��7S'j,XXj:^1 ���*%$  There are several disquieting aspects to the protracted  struggle for a seat on the school board between Bowen  Island's Pat Tinham and Mary Belle Bulmer from Roberts  Creek, not the least of which is that Ms Bulmer is to be required apparently to find the cost of a judicial recount out  of her own pocket.  It turns out that there was a counting error made on  Bowen Island and Ms Bulmer did in fact have more  original votes than Ms Tinham. This being the case it is not  immediately clear why it should be Bulmer who pays for a  recount.  Then, too, we are told that Ms Tinham was prepared,  after the recount locally, to concede the election but was  not allowed to do so by her 'agent'. Said agent insisted on  a definition of spoiled ballots so narrow that 46 were  thrown out after the recount and the position reversed  again. The fact that the 'agent' has extremely close ties  with Socred MLA John Reynolds certainly does nothing  to make one feel easier about the matter.  The role of returning officer Joan Rigby seems shrouded in some mystery, too. Ms Bulmer contends Rigby cast a  deciding ballot for Tinham; Rigby denied the action to at  least one reporter. Whether or not she cast the deciding  ballot, it would appear that the returning officer was  somewhat intimidated by the 'agent' for Tinham after the  recount had taken place, allowing the agent to throw out  ballots that everyone else found no fault with.  This strange little episode is an indicator that we must  take more care with the techniques of democratic action.  Regional Director Brett McGillivray was just one voice last  week calling into question the state of the voter lists.  Beyond that, it would appear that positions on local  boards and councils are going to be the battleground in the  future for the kind of confrontational, polarized  behaviour that we find at the provincial level and that  seems from this vantage point surely to be regretted.  Walking clanger  These dark winter nights are dangerous for the  pedestrian walking along the sides of our narrow roads. It  is very difficult for a driver on, for example, a rainy night  when blinded by oncoming headlights to see the foot  traveller at the side of the road, often walking with head  down against the elements and with his back to oncoming  traffic.  Make sure that you can see and can be seen, should be  the motto of the walker after dark. Too many make sure  of neither and tragedy lies waiting to pounce.  5 YEARS AGO  Benny LePage lobbies at Gibsons council for a  teenager recreation centre, supported by a petition signed by 134 teenagers and 220 adults.  The Coast News editorial urges local people to shop at  home this Christmas. "It's good for the nerves and good  for the community. It won't do your wallet any harm  either."  10 YEARS AGO  MLA Don Lockstead announces that there will be a  year round two ferry system serving the Sunshine Coast  between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale. The Langdale  Queen which has been on standby service will be on full  time continuous service.  St. Mary's Hospital marks its tenth year in Sechelt.  15 YEARS AGO  The school board protests the government ban placed  on.a $2,273,000 referendum proposed for the December  municipal election.  A mock disaster developed at Sechelt involving  hospital and firemen and RCMP at the elementary  school.  20 YEARS AGO  I & S Transport starts construction of a $23,000  aluminum building to house freight shipments.  Sechelt council holds a special meeting to arrange for  a vote on a $28,000 expenditure for Porpoise Bay Park  property.  25 YEARS AGO  Gibsons council orders the installation of a fire siren  replacing one now in use on loan from Granthams Community Association.  A boxing card with a 10-bout iine-up has been arranged  in the school hall by boxing supporters.  30 YEARS AGO  The Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Club organized in Gibsons on November 23, elected Harold Wilson president.  Several days' heavy rain has made roads in most areas  on the Sunshine Coast practically impassable.  35 YEARS AGO  Roberts Creek residents protest the rebuilding of the  federal wharf, damaged by a severe storm. They maintain  repairing it is a futile gesture.  Ten acres of land, six cleared, with an orchard, barn  and six room house is offered for sale at $3,500 with  terms.  The Sunshine  mw wtMfar��  CO-PUBLISHERS ADVERTISING  John Burnside .    M.M. Vaughan       J, Fred Duncan Pal Tripp  Jane McOuat  TYPESETTING  Zandra Jackson  Anne Thomsen  PRODUCTION DISTRIBUTION  Pat Johnson Steve Carroll  EDITORIAL  Fran Burnside Dtanne Evans  Neville Conway  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.p. 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.  1 year $30; 6 months $18;  ]a"1  sit ..*-*���.  iiminiiji  ii  X  ,<"  iWi wfh ix <��?&&?.   ,  .,%>:%, pxi -m^/S   ,  4�� "<  'V*  J- -fr.  MM?  i *  KV^Cv,m      X'  Founded in 1889, the Union Steamships Company was literally born  and raised with the city of Vancouver. Beginning with three vessels,  the Leonora, the Senator, ahd the Skidegate, the fleet increased in  size until as many as a dozen ships at one time carried the familiar  red and black funnels. Answering the needs of a coast growing in  population and industry, the Union sent for the Cutch, the Comox,  the Capilano, and the Camosun. Settlers and tourists travelling the  lower coast depended on such ships as the Lady Alexandra, the Lady  Evelyn, the Lady Cecilia, ahd the Lady Cynthia to take them to their  destinations. Farther up, the Cassiar, Cardena, .Chelohsin,  Cheakamus, Catala, and the Venture regulated life at logging and  fishing communities by their visits. In the process, they made possible the growth of new areas of settlement. When changing  technologies forced the Union Steamships to cease operations, the  coast which had depended on it for its*very lifeblood began to wither  away.  Gibsons Landing, 1923. Harry Winn photo, courtesy Marie Scott  collection. L.R. Peterson.  Musings  John Burnside  The Coast News is losing a  dear friend and the Sunshine  Coast will be the poorer this  week when Joan Huestis Foster  moves from among us to take  up a new station in West Vancouver.  Joan's name will be familiar  to readers of the Coast News for  her breezy, well-informed and  often controversial reviews of  the works of our local artists.  Her penchant for pennames will  have disguised the fact from  many that for several years she  contributed to the paper the column entitled Carefree Gardening under the name of Sandy  Loam.  Prior to her association with  us readers may recall some of  her work, for the Peninsula  Times under the name, of, Marr  cia Poultice. M.2  Before moving to the Sunshine Coast from Victoria six  years ago Joan also was the  Bridgewater-Lillooet News correspondent at the legislature  press gallery in Victoria where,  as the first.woman to crack the  all male scene, she wrote for the  legendary Ma Murray under the  name of Brenda Moscowitz.  She was a personal friend of  Ma Murray's whorn she affectionately called Margaret and  when Ma's daughter wrote a  book about the newspapering  Murrays it was Joan's painting  of the indomitable Ma,  characteristically holding court  at her kitchen table complete  with HP sauce bottle, which  formed the cover of the book.  * The full portrait- hung in the  foyer of the theatre when Eric  Nicol's play based on Ma's life  played on Granville Island a  couple of years ago.  While she was here Joan kept  revealing facets of herself effortlessly, witness the magnificent mural of Victoria types  which appeared suddenly on the  walls of the Heron Cafe just  recently.  In private she was a source of  support and encouragement for  several younger women in  rough passages in their lives.  Her  tea and  sympathy were  cooooooopoooooooooooooix��oooooooopooocoooooc*<^^  Farewell, friend  never served with saccharine  and she could most assuredly be  blunt, but her wit and wisdom  and the warmth of her heart  were treasured by those privileged to know her well.  Through the last five years of.  her stay among .us I was  privileged to number myself  among her friends and a cup of  tea and a visit with Joan was  always good for refreshing the  perspectives of the moment. I  took tea with her in her charming cottage in Roberts Creek  and later in the lovely little  house that she tastefully  redecorated on Glassford Road  in Gibsons.  As a sample of Joan's quality  as a community citizen there is  the story of how when she first  arrived on .Glassford Road,  which she loved, she glumly  contemplated the blackberry  bushes which grew in profusion  on the other side of the road  from her window. They were an  offence to her aesthetic eye and  she decided to see what could be  done about the situation.  She contacted the municipal  workers and said that if they  would remove the blackberries  she would undertake to take  responsibility for the upkeep of ���  the portion of the boulevard  which confronted her house.  They did immediately respond  and for two years Joan paid a   W^~-���T~  "�����*��  young lad of the area to keep  the grass trim and the area tidy.  Is there something here we  could emulate perhaps?  Though she has gone, she has  not gone far and we can expect  to see her inimitable presence  among us again from time to  time and, of course, to visit her.  in her new artistic snuggery. She  confesses that the six years on  the Sunshine Coast are among  her most treasured years. She  goes, as an artist, to be nearer to  her market.  I, for one, will miss her and  would wish for her the success  and recognition that her formidable array of talents  deserve. Goodbye, Joan, and  good luck.  Nostalgia  I miss certain long stretches of  fog shrouded California sand-  fondled and salt kissed, by trembling  foani cloaked fingers. Miss being part of  her quiet grey damp beach mornings.  Long to mingle with soft bubbles on the  crests of waves on hot summer afternoons.  I can still smell the piers that jut into  the Pacific from the edge bf her.  Many oak lined canyons  laced with red clay trails  wound to golden hilltops overlooking  orange groves and sagebrush.  I stood hushed in the midst of a spicy  eucalyptus covered hillside  with nostrils quivering as the  rattling swish of the long silver leaves  reached deep into my mind.  Children gathered at' the edge of a  grassy flower speckled field  that is gone forever.  With feet bare and chins dripping  " pomegranate juice they flew a  tail-wagging rainbow of kites  higher and higher into a blue spring sky.  Laughing and touching and sharing  young luminous dreams full of hope.  Renee Brown  Maryanne's    viewpoint  Broadcasting battles lie ahead  by Maryanne West  The CRTC's deadline for  comments on the technological  findings of the October meeting  in Victoria of all the parties concerned with CKVU's application for VHF 10 comes up this  week. On Thursday, or before if  we're ready, the packages containing your letters, petitions  and a brief from the Suncoast  Television Society will be hand  delivered to CKVU and the  CRTC office in Vancouver, all  copied and correctly organized.  The brief has expanded on  the three solutions to our problem which was stated on the  petitions: that we feel strongly  that we should not have to pay  for the upheaval to the systems  which CKVU's proposed  transmitter on Saltspring will  cause the cable companies. We  have no quarrel with CKVU's  desire to increase their equity,  but not at our expense.  We do not buy their argument that this is one of the risks  one takes in the market place.  On the contrary, we think the  job of the regulating agency is  exactly to keep order in the  market place and look after the  public interest. It seems to us it  needs a classical Shakespearean  judgement���CKVU is entitled  to their pound of flesh, but if  they take it they may not spill a  drop of blood.  Alternatively, perhaps the  CRTC can persuade CKVU to  locate their transmitter on  another site, but they must include a rebroadcast transmitter  for Island and Sunshine Coast  residents who do not have cable  service and would not want to  lose their off-air CKVU signal.  The third solution bf course is  to leave things as they are for  another 5 years or so, by which  time  broadcasting technology  and viewing habits may have  changed dramatically. CKVU  stated they think micro-waving  is old-fashioned and that we're  all going into satellite reception,  so in five years the whole issue  may have taken care of itself.  We had the opportunity to  discuss the problems with MP  Ray Skelly and he will consult  with the other MP's who represent the areas affected with a  view to some joint action in support of their constituents. He  will also find out from the  justice department whether in  their opinion we can make a  legal case for damages should  CKVU get a green light for their  Saltspring Island transmitter  with no strings attached and we  are left to pay the cost of redesigning our system.  CKVU has until December 13  to comment on our ideas and  after that the CRTC has pro-��  mised its decision. I would im  agine that will come sometime ;  in early January. Both parties <  have the right to appeal to the ���  privy council if they don't like ;  the outcome. Traditionally the :  cabinet hasn't wanted to in- ;  terfere with the decisions of '  their appointed commissioners, ;'  but now it may be different.  When the dust has settled on ;  this one it looks as if those who .;  value Canadian public broadcasting, that Canadian com- :  promise between the real thing ;  and the commercial variety that  we call the CBC, will have to go ,  to bat for that institution. There -i  is no doubt the CBC is a top- ;  heavy bureaucracy held to ran- -.  som by its unions and changes .  need to be made, but it looks as '  though the government is open- ;  ing the door to the CBC's many \  enemies, so their friends and *��  supporters will need to come *  out of the woodwork, stand up  and be counted. Coast News, November 26,1984;  Editor:  The surgeon who performed  a "heart transplant" on Baby  Fae by cynically experimenting  /with a heart totally alien to  human organisms (just out ofv  curiosity) has received much  publicity designed to stimulate  public acceptance of such  outlandish, ghoulish practices  by medical men. His TV appearances, bolstered by media  fanfare, have taken on such an  air of self-importance whereas  he should have been hung in the  public square by an indignant  mob. Such activities have  already led to excesses studiously obscured by media noises.  The medical profession is being elevated to undeserved  heights...and for what purpose?  This group is gradually attaining a degree of influence enjoyed by clerics of old at the  height of Papal Power that  resulted in the medieval inquisitions where even an absence  from church was considered a  crime.  Modern medicine has attained authority to decide your  fitness for a position; school  children subjected to drugs  under some fictitious  "allergies" or "abnormal  behavior" with or without  parental   consent;   an   ever-  increasing list of ominous  sounding ailments diagnosed by  unquestioned "experts"; involuntary mass medication  through your water supply, etc.  Under cover of public�� ' "���-  tance, immoderate experin  tation on human "guinea pigs"  trapped in a hospital goes on  with an impunity assured by  their cultivated image. Misplaced public confidence may well  lead to court orders for all those  considered "expendable" to  sacrifice their lives to supply  "spare parts" for those who  could afford it���don't laugh!  All this and more to come is  raking in billions of dollars to  the medical profession and drug  companies each year.  These are times that demand  your serious thinking and involvement!  Joseph Sparacino  Gibsons, B.C.  Personal observations: Your  "Comment" of November 12,  "Tories Take Wrong Road",  could have been predicted with  certainty long before elections.  The commentary, by James H.  Tyner, "Cold War Must Be  Stopped", deserves everyone's  approval and congratulations  on your wise choice.  Safe means of protection available  Editor:  Re: Coast News, November 19,  1984, front page: Pesticide issue  under discussion.  Please may I call the Sunshine Coasters' attention to  Harrowsmith magazine, October/November 1984 issue,  specifically page 63.  In "Soapy Solutions" an article on research into soap in insect control, written by Jennifer  Bennet. Halifax City ground  sprayed their elm leaf sawflies  with a soap solution made by  Safer Agro Chem. of B.C.  There were no (reference: Coast  News article) "sublethal  effects" to anyone other than  the insects although a soap sodden bug eaten by a bird may  have caused a tummy bubble.  Hazy memory here, but  wasn't 2,4-D the thalidomide  for bird and fish life in the Dark  Ages when we had absolute  trust in the Chemistry Set's  wisdom? "Sublethal" is a chilling, pate sucre of a term for  genetic distortion, paralysis on  down to plain, ordinary not  feeling good. As for the remark  that side effects from Roundup, or any other pesticide on a  salmon run of 5,000 would  cause less concern let the person  who make that remark examine  his experiences more thoroughly, please.  This pattern of thinking led  to the loss of a major B.C.  salmon spawning river in the  60's. Gradually, salmon  matured at sea, returned to the  contaminated river bed: these  left eggs which did not hatch into fry. By 1975 a small number  of salmon were hatching there.  Is it time to re-run the serialized  form of "Silent Spring", the  colour shots of distorted fish  and allow ourselves to be  reminded of what can happen  again? (Life magazine photos.)  By choosing Round-up and  ignoring the results of various  companies' insect control liquid  soaps, the field tests on these,  we may provide a Klondike for  this area's economists, writers,  photographers and children's  verse writers as well. An update  on a children's poem:  "Johnny Crow did dig and  sow. He made a little garden"  -author unknown. He sprayed  the Round-up all about, killed  the plankton! Pardon.  Shirley Pearson  Support sought for crippled children  Editor:  In response to a letter on  behalf of the local Lions Clubs  on the Sunshine Coast and in  particular a letter from the B.C.  Lions Society for Crippled  Children, who annually sponsor  Timmy's Christmas Telethon,  the local governments of the  Sunshine Coast have proclaimed the week of November 26 to  December 2 as being "Timmy's  Week".  The purpose in obtaining this  support is to give greater emphasis and publicity to the many  fund raising projects of the  society and Lions Clubs  throughout British Columbia  who will be trying to raise funds  during this week for the eighth  annual Timmy's Christmas  Telethon taking place on  December 1 at the Queen  Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver.  Local Lions Clubs on the  Sunshine Coast as well as the  newly chartered Lioness Club in  Pender Harbour, will be spon  soring various fund raising projects and canvassing campaigns  in their respective communities  in order to make this Timmy's  Christmas Telethon a success.  All clubs will be placing collection tins in local commercial  establishments. In Pender Harbour the Lions/Lionesses are  having an afghan raffle and a  fund raising dance on December  1. Contact local members for  details.  We urge all members of the  various communities on the  Sunshine Coast to lend their  support to this most worthwhile  cause by contributing to Timmy's Christmas Telethon either  directly or through the fund  raising schemes of local Lions  Clubs as described above. Let's  make this a Sunshine Coast area  project and make the eighth annual Timmy's Christmas  Telethon a sucess.  We, the Lions Clubs of the  Sunshine   Coast,   namely  the  Gibsons Lions Club, the  Roberts Creek Lions Club, the  Sunshine Coast Lions Club and  the Pender Harbour Lions and  Lioness Club would like at this  time to thank the town of Gibsons, the village of Sechelt and  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District for lending their support in proclaiming November  26 to December 2, 1984 as  "Timmy's Week."  Zone Chairman,  Zone 19-A6 Lions Clubs  Management idiocy charged  Editor:  The solution to the ferry traffic problem at Langdale terminal is very simple. Change the  present two lanes that lead to  the ferry and Port Mellon to  one lane (the concrete barriers  around the parking lot etc. may  have to be moved back a few  feet) then with a little paint two  lanes could be marked in; the  outside lane to North Road, the  mside laneto Gibsons. A simple  ���'solution w an initajing problem  that would do until the bypass  road is built."  However, be prepared to live  with the present situation as this  area has an NDP member of  parliament and due to the  childish vindictiveness of the  present rulers nothing will be  done. The more inconvenient  the service, the less use, conse  quently the more reason to cut  sailings and crew which results  in more inconvenience, etc. etc.  Any government that builds  ferries for local use, then sells  said ferries to a finance company and then leases said ferries  back at three times the cost is  one step from idiocy anyway, so  we can't expect too much in the  common sense column.  E.R. Mulcaster  r  N.  WHOWANtS UNIONS  (Film - 26 min)  Come arid express your views about the union  issue with panel members:  KEN MICHAEL LINDA OLSEN  STEVE HOLLAND  At the regular NDP Meeting  WED., NOV. 28, 7:30 P.M.  ELPHINSTONE LUNCHROOM  EVER VONE    WELCOME  Nicaraguan support  ONLY  $600  buys you a reliable 1974  Dodge maxi-van.  ...haul freight or people  and it will pay for itself  very quickly.  1977 DODGE ASPEN  FAMILY STN. WAGON  ONE OWNER ONLY 39,000 KMS  Slant 6 cyl., automatic, power steering, power brakes, radio, excellent  tires, including snows on rear.  EXCEPTIONALLY CLEAN.  TRADES WELCOME  Editor:  The "Tools for Peace" campaign, which has been collecting  goods to be sent to Nicaragua,  will wind up the project with a  Latin Fiesta in Roberts Creek  Hall on Friday, November 30.  The fiesta will include Mexican  food and two bands in an atmosphere of south of the border  festivity.  The evening is divided into  two segments so that there is  entertainment for everyone  from children to senior citizens.  "Los Tropicales" a homegrown  band, will entertain with the exciting rhythms of sunny  southern Roberts Creek...and a  complete Mexican meal is  available for the small price of  $3. Children are welcome to this  portion of the evening, with no  entrance fee.  Then at 9:00 the rug will be  rolled back and "Marvin and  the Marvels" will play for a  dance.  Marvin  Hiebert  sings  and plays a mean guitar in one  of the smoothest blues styles,  guaranteed to set the hall floor  to bouncing.  Tickets can be purchased at  the NDP Bookstore and Radio  Shack in Gibsons, at the  Seaview Market in Roberts  Creek, and in Sechelt at both  book stores.  The response to the "Tools  for Peace" campaign has been  wonderful. Communities across  Canada have all reported much  larger loads of goods than had  been anticipated. This comes at  a very important time when our  new federal government has not  registered an official statement  about Central America.  It is hoped that a resounding  support of Nicaragua across  Canada on the local level will  urge our leaders to stand apart  from the military aggressions  that are being promoted by the  United States administration.  Ken Dalgleish  Film on role of  unions presented  SKOOKUM DEAL$3295  1973 TOYOTA COROLLA  1600 cc, 4 door model. A must to  see...one owner car with only 37,000  original miles. Automatic  transmission.  MAKE YOUR OFFER!  Skookum Auto  ...the Fast growing little dealer!  Editor:  At this present time in history  we see many workers on UIC,  and welfare. It is precisely at  these times with surplus labour  that the union movement is  both ercded and questioned as  to its veiy existence.  line 880-7512  Dealer 7381 Secheit  recent film (26 minutes) that examines the many sides of the  union/nonunion issue and the  public is invited to view this film  and participate in a discussion  afterward with a panel that includes Ken Michael, Linda  Olsen, and Steve Holland.  This presentation and discussion will take place at the  regular monthly NDP meeting  on Wednesday, November 28 at  7:30 p.m. at the Elphinstone  lunchroom.  Brett McGillivray  Gibsons NDP Club  cm Page 19  Editor:  On behalf of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 109 Gibsons I would like to thank all  those who contributed to our  poppy fund.  Your support in these rather  difficult times is sincerely appreciated.  Larry Boyd  Campaign Chairman  THANKS,  to all the people who voted for us, to those who worked  so hard to make it happen, and to Ken Michael and John  Reynolds for a good, clean campaign.  We are very appreciative to all of you.  9  Jack Marshall and Norm Peterson  @*4>U4tma4> *i��en>tiKf Sale  1st Week of December  Gibsons Government Wharf  all proceeds to  ELVES CLUB  Watch for road signs, dates TBA on Cable 10  SPONSORED BY: UNITED FISHERMEN AND ALLIED WORKERS UNION  Area C Meeting  The annual meeting of the Area Planning  ^"   Commission for Area C will be held in the  regional board office on Monday, November  26, at 7:30 p.m.  All commission members and interested  residents of Area C are invited to attend.  TV* STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE  IN HOME APPLIANCES,  Come in and see our  complete line of  InqlU  PRODUCTS.  ��� STOVES ��� RANGES  ��� OVENS ��� WASHERS]  ��� DRYERS  ��� REFRIGERATORS  and ��� DISHWASHERS  :i*.*..' <<*��� * M  'i"4 "   >ls   a -i    f.  t tfry    *5i   *���  IromPvnlMula TNwiypOft aWMHH&i  WE CARRY PARTS FOR ALL MAKES  Ross Lane - Salmon Charter  BENEFIT  TICKETS  Draw Date:  Time:  Place:  $5.00  10 DRAWS  December 12, 1984  5 p.m.  Gibsons Legion Branch 109  Lounge  The Draw Master will be Captain Blain Hagedorn. Tickets may be  purchased at Gibsons Building Supplies (both stores), Trail Bay Sports,  Gramma's Marine Pub, Seamount Car Wash, Gibsons and Sechelt  Credit Unions, Windsor Plywood, Hyak Marine, Smitty's Marine,  Super Valu arid Coast News.  There will be four boats on this charter. The skippers are Bob Bull,  Terry Raines, Britt Varcoe, and Bill Mehan.  The charter will be held December 15, 1984 (weather permitting) or  December 16, 1984.  The person catching the largest salmon during this derby will be  awarded a 375 Diawa Lightweight Grafite Mooching Reel, compliments of Trail Bay Sports.  A CHRISTMAS  SALE  ON  MIRRORED  DOORS  2' Blfold  2'6" Blfold  3' Blfold  4' Blfold  Reg.  $114.  $131.  $144.  $212.  Sale  $ 98.  $109.  $121.  $195.  4' Sliders  5' Sliders  6' Sliders  SLIDING  MIRROR  DOORS  $170. $155.  $204. $182.  $299.   $202.  Jam  g____i \mm 4.  Coast News, November 26,1984  Santa  will arrive  via  Fire Engine  12 Noon  Saturday  Dec. 1st!!  *  '.' -��� '";���*;''"��"�� MM' MMMM?^MMMfMMMM^%MMMM^ :>v-" '" -'^mM  ��, ,;,',, ,m ";* 'M<-MMvMMMM 'X M^'-MMM"- MMMM?? ��� -.���{vM\~ -MM" " !(j*~   - >>"'  M''--lM','. ... f MvM*_f?!|yMMM':S_r,!W "M m";  ? ' v J-   C "'j-,/��� >' ' ^ ;, /"""IP"*-���*,s"WW,~���"��� "P ""J s ;^��"H��F    v.   ?v ^   *v* ���v _ ^ v' v'r' ^l^^v"^  ^^rf^s*   'm j-^ *^'^,'*''j^^/\^*r?V*">* t'^Y* t"'' ^���X/i��< c \*'*i*>J vA*a 's'^,\m **      ;^>7  tiliiillil  ^aaaaaaw ���>      ^aaaataar^aaaaaaaj^aaamaaw^^aaaamaa^^^^^^^ ^? ^^^^^^        ^^^^^^^^       ~^^^^^^~ ^^^^^ ^ *x%^  ",- *--,/;.<- -MV ' :'M - ,>V'-J :MM"!MMMMmM>'    " '- ,A      ' 'M>' ^'V.-a.-N-,'%- -;  &bpfeN tua^-^^  Bring your Christmas List to  Sunnycrest Mall...  We have all the SPECIAL GIFTS  you're looking for!!  SANTA'S HOURS  Santa will be listening  to wishes  SATURDAY, Dec. 1st  12 Noon - 4 pm  FRIDAYS, Dec. 7th, 14th, & 21th  4 pm - 8 pm  SATURDAYS, Dec. 8th, 15th, 22nd  11 am - 4 pm  WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY  Dec. 19th, 20th, & 21st  4 pm - 8 pm  SUNDAY, Dec. 23rd  11 am - 4 pm  :**$���&;  YES!  WE ARE OPEN  SUNDAY  DECEMBER 23RD  --VMvM^ M-  MM'l^tV-^  ^>��M^M  Make your Christmas  a Happy One...  SHOP LOCALLY!  SUNNYCREST  MALL  KKt" I*  "A little bit Country, a little bit City...the best of both right here in Gibsons!"  SUPER-VALU  TOYS & HOBBIES FOR ALL AGES  SEW MUCH MORE  SUNNYCREST RESTAURANT  CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE  JEANNIE'S GIFTS & GEMS  RADIO SHACK - ADVENTURE ELECTRONICS  KITS CAMERAS  THE CANDY SHOPPE  GIBSONS TRAVEL  J'S UNISEX HAIR  THE FEATHERED NEST  PHARMASAVE  YOU-DEL'S DELICATESSEN  HOME HARDWARE  LIQUOR STORE  GODDARD'S FASHION CENTRE  DEE'S FINE CLEANING  VILLAGE GREENHOUSE  PLAYERS' ARCADE  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  GRANGE-��  DON'S SHOES  INNER SPACE  RICHARD'S MEN'S WEAR  PIPPY'S  TODD'S CHILDREN'S WEAR  PARTY SHOP  HENRY'S BAKERY  COZY CORNER CRAFTS Coast News, November 26,1984  5.  ii  ��  80% ^:: '-_m @SS��  SpecNaX ^  tte9  pi.  5oo^s'  1^  ��  diehard  Sunnycrest Centre, Gibsons,  886-2116  "Mak* your mov*  ^-"wlth Style"  mens 'wear  There's an excellent selection of slippers  under our tree - choose a pair or two  to put under yours!  SANTA'S SPECIAL  ��� split leather slippers  ��� cozy pile lining  ��� men's sizes 7-12  v:-n;SM^^  SunnycrestTWall,  Gibsons  We reserve the right  to limit quantities.  xxxxxxx^^^^ti^:  is our Promise  100% Locally Owned & Ofierated  i.M  QUALITY IVIEATS  Whole or Shank Portion - Bone In  fresh.port.:;: - -..     _0  picnic shoulder .....*g1 -/������ ��>. .#51  Quarter -Cut Into Chops *)    fl E_!        i     "III  pork loin . ^a-SID ,b. I ./9  Pork Shoulder - Boneless fl   4_l        1     Aft  butt roast kgO-fc5I ��,. 1 ���*Id  Wiltshire 1     CO  pork sausage soog-each 1 ���OS!  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" .������-���:���               .  .  walnuts, almonds,  Canada #7 Florida ��� Field f llbCllS,   DTaZilS  tomatoes^ 1 -30 ��,. .59    Kg3.28 ,b. 1.49  OVEN FRESH BAKERY  Sunbeam Bread ���*#%  wholewheat isoam -79  Oven Fresh *f     flft  muffins 6s 1 -99  Assorted Varieties  Oven Fresh Bread  or  wholewheat.,       e_  white        45oam-D9  Oven Fresh  mince  tarts  ,6's  1.99  v*    5f  VALUE  Foremosf  ice cream...XX.<:?mre  2;29  411 Varieties  Pacific Evaporated  canned milk  ,...,385 m��  ��/'* *  Totino * ftK  pizza  Fwemost -r  egg nog  -**�����* ���#��� *"+���*��  .350 gm  i    *    *     *����r��*��w'*v**  f fifre  2C8Q  3 Var/ef/es  I'.-; I v  PeekFrean ���- ".M      ~\���'"'���" ���    '       .   ������  blSCtfltS.X..X'X. 400 am   I ���5IO  t**  i.,;-*....:,v;\ .400 0m,  Berry land Fancy  kernel corn ���        - ��-��  neas '^:'-:lV9ft  or  Kraft Dinner v,- -'*       .   .,       -        \  macaroni '&| y: ;RK  Uh00S0$v..., 5;;';,; .,225 0m * O.ll-  V- -.  Sasseff's  licorice  allsdrts  ; ,,t  *   *   i   *   % *   *   ^ ^   ������   ��-  # "  350 gm  1.89  ?>*  Hill's Bros,   m  <<.  ground coffee369 gm  Robin Mood Ml Purpose  flour..mm.-. L.^;X  3 Varieties  MliM  ^M%V  fO%0 w��  H    3 Varieties 6.  Coast News, November 26,1984.  Centennial 986  An architect's model and tentative interior plans for the  Centennial '86 Society's proposed recreation complex were  on display at the society's annual general meeting last week.  The few in attendance heard  Vernon  architect  Rick Thorburn describe the evolution of  the complex to include, at this  point in time, a central corridor  connecting an expanded Gibsons Winter Club and present  Gibsons swimming pool with  two racquet ball and two squash  courts, a six lane bowling alley,  a 409 seat  banquet/assembly  hall with full kitchen facilities, a  club room and a 266 seat raked  theatre with green room and  workshop. If pursued as a total  package and using not present  depressed values but predicted  1986  costs,   Thorburn  put  a  'realistic' dollar value on the  61,935 square foot gross area  unfurnished complex of $3,588  million.  With a central corridor construction, however, the society  would be able to pursue any  part of the complex separately,  without having to build it all at  once. Costs quoted for different  sections were as follows: Winter  Club expansion, two additional  sheets of ice and increased lobby area, including refurbishing  of the existing area - $644,000;  bowling lanes, racquet ball and  squash   courts   (funding   for  which   could   be   available  through the Recreation Commission,  suggested Thorburn)  "-$881,000; administration areas,  meeting rooms and parking area  - $155,000; theatre, including  workshop, vestibule and green  room   -   $810,000;   assembly/  banquet hall, including kitchen  -$855,000; circulation and service areas - $240,000.  Plans for the use of space  within the proposed complex  are still not fixed. The bowling  alley was suggested when plans  for a weight room were dropped  so as not to compete with local  private businesses, and has not  received much support, although the rationale is that the  present bowling alley is for sale  and would become residential  property if sold.  When it was noted that the '  banquet and theatre facilities  would also compete with existing local businesses, building  committee chairman Ray  Chamberlin commented that,  "No matter what you do, it  seems that you can't help but  hurt somebody."  Thorburn gave details of his  vision of each area, including  type of construction materials  and reasons for the varied roof  elevations.   He   has   planned  common washrooms within the.  'sports' and 'cultural' sections,  and one administration area for  the whole complex, ��� which he  suggested could be run by the  person presently running the  swimming pool. .Given one  employee presently at the  Winter Club and five at the-  pool, "If the whole complex  couldn't operate with six  employees, there's something  wrong," he said.  The proposal raised conflicting views from two people.  One man felt "there's very little  in it for kids", and suggested an  expanded pool with diving area  should be part,of the proposal,  even   though   pools   are   not  money-makers; or there should  be a skating rink. But a woman  who disagreed said, "Kids have  lots of things to do; in fact I  wish mine would drop a few.  Adults only have bars to go to."  During the evening elections  were held, and the society's executive and board of directors  were returned by acclamation,  with those not present to be  ratified   at   the   next   general  meeting.   Returning  chairman  Ted Hansen noted that "we're  not looking at the $3 million  figure, but at $880,000 for the  sports area and $810,000 for the  theatre...Pender Harbour just  got   $350,000   for  their   golf  course,  and  had  to  put  up  $60,000. That much might be  within our range."  After the balance of $3,000 is  paid for current architectural  fees, the society's assets will  stand at $10,804.25.  "What we need," said  Hansen, "is high profile people  who can go out and sell this idea  to the community. We have  been waiting for this proposal  so we have something concrete  to promote. We badly need a  community centre, and our  dream of such a facility has  become a distinct possibility."  drop-off  The Elves Club is having a  donation drop "off depot at the  Holy Family Church Hall,  Sechelt, on Saturday, December  8.  All cash donations are tax  dedudtable, all food and or toy  donations are gratefully received. A membership is only a penny a day and a food item a  month, why not join? %  Other depots open in  December: Sechelt Indian Band  Council Office, Sechelt; Gibsons Mall, old Trail Bay Sports  Store, Gibsons; Coast News office, Gibsons.  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  Mad-Ira Park 883-2610  sssssssss  mmammmmmm  ~~-  _S~S~~3_~3_S__  Waterfront Cottage  FOR RENT  1 bedroom with skylight, windows face sunrise and  sunset. Wood/elec. heat, W/W, fridge, stove, laundry.  Moorage nearby. Spectacular view. Pets welcome.  Phone 883-9342  LOG AL MOVING  For all local  moving, or  for help  with moving  awkward,  heavy items,  CalM^eJtfoving Specialists  Member of    ^dALLIED...  The Careful Movers  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  Vernon architect Rick Thorburn puts the final shine on his model  of the Centennial '86 Society's proposed recreation complex,  displayed at last Thursday's annual general meeting. .-*�����������_* i**.  Pender  People    n    Places  Busy days ahead  by Jane McOuat, 883-9342  December I promises to be a  busy day in the Harbour. At 11  a.m. the Clinic Auxiliary opens  its annual Christmas Crafts  Faire with lots of beautiful  handmade Christmas gifts.  I remember from last year  that two women from Egmont  crocheted the most beautiful  starched snowflakes and I used  them as a little sign that  Christmas was near. Also, there  were toy makers from Roberts  Creek and on and on I could  go���but definitely do not miss  it.  Later in the day the Pender  Harbour Lions are sponsoring a  community dance. It will be in  aid of their very worthy  Timmy's Christmas Telethon  project. (You know, the same  reason all the tins are in the  stores.)  The dance will .;> be held  December 1,9 p.m. in the Com-  ..;.��� munity Hall and,liy% music will  b^''-"'s<ii[lppHed'"'by';'Kthe-': Sunshine  Ramblers. There'll be raffles  galore and dance tickets at  $5.50 will be on sale at the  following businesses: Taylor's  Store, The Hayestack, Centre  Hardware and R & M Auto  Parts. Also, boxes for your  donations will be placed at these  same locations one.week prior  to this event.  SUPPORT THE LOCALS  "* A short note here folks. Right  now every business in this Harbour is getting badgered with requests for donations for various  events. Well, that's the way  business goes and,' of course,  most of them cheerfully donate  some item or reduce the price to  cost.  The thing is, if you enjoy going out to some of these  "do's", checking your ticket  stub to see if you won a prize,  then return the favour and shop  here in the Harbour first.  If you see a price on an appliance in Vancouver or even in  Sechelt���phone home and see if  a local merchant wants to meet  your price. ���  You might be pleasantly surprised. 1 know positively that  Harbour Video has that policy  and I'm sure there are many  others.  SOME GOOD SCOTCH  Speaking of video, I asked  that a movie called "Local  Hero" be brought in so 1 could  watch it with friends. As it is  here now, take advantage of  seeing one of the best movies  I've seen in a while. Many times  throughout it, I was moved by  the similarities between Pender  Harbour and the little Scottish  harbour it is set in. Also, it  made me ache just a bit to leave  this beauty even for a while.  For those more politically inclined there are some strong  lessons in human nature and the  placement of value on "items"  of land. The movie is delightful.  About as delightful as the 42  year old Scotch they nipped into.  THANK YOU  Les Beharrell, on behalf of  the Legion, would like to thank  the public of Pender Harbour  and District for their kind and  generous support of this  Legion's Poppy Drive.  The money will be used to  help those that need help.  STAMPS FOR CANCER  Once again, members of the  Order of the Eastern Star invite  you to join with them in their  fight   to   overcome   cancer,  Canada's second highest killer,  by saving all used, undamaged  stamps (Canadian or foreign).  Please leave at least a one-  quarter inch margin around the  stamps M  Phone or give them to any  member of the Eastern Star. We  thank you sincerely for your  vital and continued support.  Gibsons, Helen Grisack,  886-7425; Sechelt, Bea Rankin,  885-9787; Pender Harbour and  Egmont^ Sylvia Woodsworth,  883:9298. Save your Christmas  stamps!  W1LDLIFERS  The- Pender Harbour  Wildlifers are at it again! This  time it's the Turkey Pie. "Ya  pays yer money and ya gets yer  chance." m  On December 8 you'll find  out jf you've won one of the $20  food vouchers. If's'.Wy cheaper  than Las Vegas and the odds are  betterM M  HOLIttAY TIME  . Laurie ands Nlargie Munro,  that's the Colonel and Mrs.  Flounder ,Qf the Penderosa, are  off oil their grand Hawaiian  holiday from December 1  through January 11, so their  eatery will be closed during that  time. They wish everyone a very  Merry Christmas. "Who's minding the store? Though it'll be  closed you can be sure everyone  Will keep an eye on it. Have a  wonderful holiday!  SHORT STUFF  Some short notes. More  babies! Gail, Dave and Jeff  Girard have a new baby girl,  Jennifer. Of course, grandparents Marie, Eileen and Ed  are thrilled. Congratulations all  around.  The Reno trip at Thursday  night bingo was not,won in 54  calls so this week it's 55. Be  there to win. X  ThanksJocki  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Taylor's  In Garden Bay  until noon Saturday  ���A Prtonrfly ftm��l�� ���������"  by Robert Foxall  One of the difficulties in  reporting the activities of  Branch #69 is that so many  events take place on Saturdays  and as our deadline for the  paper is Saturday it is  sometimes difficult to get the  story written without losing a  week;  That is the case of the bazaar  held November 17.1 could write  of the marvellous turnout we  enjoyed but chances are you  were there. So many people  came through the doors that I  cannot believe anybody on the  Sunshine Coast missed the  bazaar. Instead of talking about  the past we'll try to bring you  up to date about the future but  there's one thing I must say* the  bazaar brought in enough  returns to ensure that we will be  able to buy a lot of nails to put  together the lumber we hope to  be purchasing very shortly.  But every function we have  staged in the past few months  has shown that we require more  room if we are to function as we  would like to and supply the  functions we, as seniors, require  to keep us ingood health and  good spirits. There are a lot of  us around. The last count I had  showed 591 members.  As a result of the bazaar I am  informed that the lot we will be .  putting our new building on is  now paid for and we are ready  to go ahead as soon as the go-  ahead comes from Ottawa.  ". We are now moving into the!  big time. November 30 and  December 1 we are putting on  Reno Nites with everyone  welcome both nights. It's for  the new hall.     \  And here is something for  members andj friends.  December 8 at 7:30 p.m., $3  each, Hawaiian Nights. It will  be fun.  Our Christmas dinner will  take place on December 13 or  12 according:to the number of  applications from members. We  are anticipating a record turnout. These dinners will take  place at 12 noon.  IMC still  needs aid  The Unemployment Action  Centre wishes to thank everyone  who has requested and donated  articles through our "Don't  Dump - Donate Program".  Some articles that are still  needed are: five dressers, large  heavy bottom pots, pots and  pans, dishes, utensils, two kitchen tables and chairs, one double bed, three couches, one gate  leg table and a van or truck for  making pick ups and deliveries.  If you have any of these  items, we'd sure like to hear  from you. Call Ron at  886-2425.  o  o  o  J  o  3  O  O  o  o  D  O  O  O  O  Sachalt Uona Club for the  Sechelt Senior CltUena Building Fund  mo  NIT  SENIOR CniZENS HALL, SECHELT  7:30 till Midnight  Friday, Noveaaber 3* - Saturday, December 1  DOOR PRIZE  EVERYBODY WELCOME  o  6  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o M
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The Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Club celebrated its 30th anniversary on November 23, and gathered in
"J? honour of the occasion were (left to right) Bill Wright, Bill Murray, George Cooper, Dan Wheeler, Ken
Goddard, Roy Taylor, charter member Ozzie Hincks, club president Bob Grant and charter member
ttru Keith Wright, holding the club's original charter. -FnuiBunBidtpnoio
Kiwanis mark 30 years
community service
by George Cooper
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"Our whole purpose is to
help the community get some
building project done or some
service for the community performed."
One of the Sunshine Coast
Kiwanis club's founding
members, Ozzie Hincks went on
to say, "We'd pool our labour
and skills to get a building up, a
building like Gibsons' first-
library in the mid-1950's, and
then turn round and think up
some money-making scheme to
pay for the materials."
Ozzie Hincks and Keith
Wright are the only two original
members of Kiwanis still resident on the Coast who will help
mark the thirtieth anniversary
of the club at a dinner this
The Gibsons Kiwanis Village
Care Centre/which opened in
November 1980, is the latest
community project initiated by
the club. Extensions to the Centre and the adjoining Kiwanis
Senior Citizens' apartments are
possible projects for some later
time''""'Avheh ~"the 'eolmtiry's
economy improves.
The anniversary brings a
recollection of former members
and club projects in past years.
One well remembered is Bill
Haley, secretary from 1963 to
'73—the Kiwanis seniors' apartments are called Haley' Hall in
his honour—who had a quaint
style of recording minutes.
"Our president spoke regarding
the new name tags and every
member should wear same at
our meetings."
The library building that the
club constructed about 15 years
before was acquired by the club
when the library collection was
moved to new quarters in the
village hall. For a few years the
building was a clubhouse and
was eventually sold for scrap
after serving as offices for the
contractor in the construction
of the Care Centre.
One building erected by the
club at Georgia Beach as a convenience to family picnickers
was maliciously damaged
beyond use within days of its
opening and has stood derelict
The Kiwanis club has long
been a sponsor of the Boy
Scouts and Cubs, assisting not
only with money donations but
helping,them to raise their own
funds.    ;';\";!
Ozzie Hincks has spent many
a fall weekend in the Scouts' annual bottle drive and with the
sale of Christmas trees, and
Keith Wright, many a winter
evening at the Kiwanis bingo.
The Calf Club, Connie Mack
baseball, the Gibsons elementary school patrol when it was
manned by the pupils, queen
candidates in the various summer festivals, the Czechoslovak-
ian Children's choir, and the
first two years of the Music and
Drama Festival have been projects, over the years. A bursary
for a vocational student after
secondary school has been
available since the mid-1960's.
Small cheques, were always
presented to victims of house
fires along with a message of
sympathy delivered personally
by a club member.
The Kiwanis boat raffle
almost became a legend of summer festivities in Gibsons,
lasting as it did from 1960 to
1974. And each draw was made
at a pancake supper or a salmon
barbecue, with perhaps a show
by the Betty McHardy dancers.
"It has been fun," said Keith
Wright, "even to the hours and
hours spent picking rocks and
roots in Brothers Park in the   .-
district's,. 1958 .centennial pro-   n;,,
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And Ozzie Hincks added,
"The fellowship among
members has always been congenial."
And so say all of us.
by Jean Robinson, 885-2954
SAVE THE       '       ~~~
Sylvia Duff, a new resident of
our area, is trying very hard to
establish a branch of the B.C.
Save the Children Fund. She
was very active in Richmond
before retiring here. The goal of
B.C. is $50,000 to send to
Ethiopia. Twenty thousand has
already been raised. There will
be a meeting at the community
hall on November 29 at 1 p.m.
They need scraps of material,
lace, bindings, etc. There is one
person who collects used stamps
and money is always welcome,
Wool is supplied for afghans
and clothes. Sewers, knitters,
toy makers, etc. please come.
Support the raffle being launched soon.
The Sechelt Rpd and Gun
Club Wild Game Banquet is
upon us, December 1. Happy
Hour will start at 5 p.m. and
dinner will get underway at 7
p.m. There will be dancing after
dinner. Guests from Powell
River and Vancouver are expected so get your tickets now.
They are $12.50.
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Jeannie's Gifts & Gems
Sunnycrest Centre, Gibsons
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George    in     Gibsons
Auxiliary gives back-up aid
by George Cooper
The Gibsons Kiwanis Care
Centre has an auxiliary which
has,   ever   since - the  centre's
Public Library
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opening in 1980, been busy supplying extra equipment and services to the residents beyond the
good services the staff provides.
"Our present project," says
Amy Blain, president of the
auxiliary, "is Mo raise funds to
buy a mini-bus for the residents'
use. Our fund has just got
started, so there's a long way to
go." The objective is a vehicle
with a wheel chair lift, full set of
windows, raised roof and easy
access by a side door." "With
this kind of vehicle," says a
GARRY COTTER, licensed denturist
has now joined
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/For appointment please call 886-2712
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Generally, it has been recommended that fluoride tablets and
drops be administered to children right from birth until the
permanent dentition has fully erupted at about 12 years of age. Recently, some
studies have shown that giving children these fluoride supplements during the
first six months of life can cause some minor enamel mottling (fluorosis) on'the
upper permanent incisors which begin to erupt at about the age of seven.
Although this research is not accepted by all dental institutions, I would suggest
that no fluoride be administered for the first six months of life. After that time,
fluoride drops or tablets can be very beneficial in non-fluoridated areas. The
following dosages'are recommended:
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3-6 years
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Howe Sound Pharmacy
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spokesman, "the residents can
have pleasant outings in comfort."
.Hans Grossmann, administrator of the centre, who
came here from Pearson
hospital in Vancouver, says
public interest in the needs of
the residents appears from
many quarters.
Besides the intense work of
the auxiliary with its fund-
raising bazaars, tuck shop, and
berry tea, and its attention to
those extra services that bring
cheer to the residents, there are
a number of groups, Hans tells
us, that help out with the care of
the elderly. m
Handsome   cash   donations
have     come     from     the
Elphinstone Recreation club in
Roberts   Creek,   and   from
Branch 109, Canadian Legion
in Gibsons. Branch 109 also is
host to a Christmas party for
the residents of the centre and
the senior citizens' apartments.
School groups, Brownies and
Job's Daughters come to visit
and entertain. Members of an
Elphinstone   secondary  group
come, each to be a "buddy" to
a resident to talk with them,
read to them, write letters, play
cards or checkers, go for walks
just as the elder person wishes.
Volunteers come Fridays to
call  Bingo games.  A church
group comes once a month to
hold service in the lounge. The
Harmony Hall singers, and the
,*69ers   bring   the   songs   of
"There are many others,"
says Hans, "who have helped.
The nursing supervisor, Cathy
Baxter RN, and I see how these
volunteers brighten the days for
the resident seniors."
He added, "I would like to
point out that we are indebted
to the volunteer fire department
for their care and concern in
drawing up emergency exit
plans for the centre.
And the ladies of the auxiliary say their group has room
for more willing workers.
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PhcrmaMve Price Coast News, November 26,1984  The newly elected executive of St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, left to right, Jean Prest, Alison Steele,  Carol Rigby, Dorothy Bruce, Joan Rigby and Pauline Lamb. Mrs. Betty Laidlaw, the new president, was  unfortunately ill with the'flu and unable to attend the induction ceremony. -dim��� eym* photo  Executive elected  Hospital auxiliary meets  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary  held its annual meeting  November 19 and a new executive was elected. Reports  were received from the various  branches and committees, as  well as from the Thrift Store  and Gift Shop.  The various auxiliaries and  their committees perform many  functions at St. Mary's hospital,  including working in extended  care and physiotherapy, as well  as doing hairdressing for the patients, providing reading  materials, taking care of the  plants and flowers, organizing  fund-raising events, working in  the thrift store and gift shop.  There are also 21 junior  volunteers, including 2 boys,  who have so far this year put in  almost 1500 volunteer hours  working mainly with extended  care patients, but also in  physiotherapy.  Mrs. Janice Farris, reporting  on the work in physiotherapy,  expressed some concern at the  dwindling number of  volunteers. "Our services will  be severely curtailed if no one  comes forward. Right now our  volunteers are working from 10  a.m. till 3 p.m. every week day.  Ideally we need two workers  each day."  Among the items provided by  the auxiliaries, who will raise  $50,000 this year, are many life-  saving instruments and  machines, such as a fetal heart  detector, a cardiac defibrillator  unit, an infusion controller for  chemotheraphy, a non-invasive  vital signs monitor, and $10,000  worth of miscellaneous instruments for surgery, examination and treatment.  It was suggested that signs be ,  put up at the thrift store, the gift  shop and at other strategic  spots, detailing the ways in  which the money raised by the"  auxiliaries is put to use. Indeed,  without the contribution of  money and hours given so  generously by the auxiliary  members, the hospital would  suffer dearly, as would all those  who are forced to spend any  time in its care.  The new executive is president, Betty Laidlaw (Sechelt);  first vice-president, Alison  Steele (Halfmoon Bay); second  vice-president, Jean Prest  (Pender Harbour); recording  secretary, Carol Rigby (Gibsons); corresponding secretary,  Pauline Lamb (Roberts Creek);  treasurer, Dorothy Bruce  (Roberts Creek); publicity, Joan  Rigby (Gibsons).  Speaking to the meeting  Peggy Connor, past publicity  officer, praised Mrs. Laidlaw,  who was unfortunately ill and  unable to attend, "Bettv has  done a wonderful job on theM  past council. It really shows that  if you just step out and try, you  can do much better than  perhaps you think you can."  Sechelt    Scenario  Fashion raises  services funds  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  COMMUNITY SERVICES  FASHION SHOW  Proceeds from the Winter  Fashion Fest on Saturday,  December 1 at the Sechelt Indian Band Community Hall will  go to help the Sunshine Coast  Community Services Society.  Featured will be fashions to  suit the average budget from  Marlee Fashions. Entertainment will be by Nikki Weber  with door prizes, and  refreshments available.  The time is 7:30 p.m. and admission is $6. Tickets available  at Marlee Fashions, Super-  shape, MacLeods Hardware.  Models will be average size  for  different   age  groups   so  don't expect just the usual pencil slim models.  DECEMBER BAZAAR  The Holy Family Catholic  Women's League will start off  the December bazaars with their  fine products on Saturday,  December 1, at the church hall  behind the Catholic church on  Cowrie Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Crafts, homebaking and  other Christmas goodies will be  there for your choosing.  CLOTHING SWAP MEET  A novel idea that should appeal to parents of school  children is a clothing swap  meet. This will take place at  Sechelt elementary school on  Saturday, December 1, 11 a.m. ,  to 2 p.m.  Sponsored by the parents'  group this is open to any parent  in any district who wishes to bring clothes to be swapped on  Saturday.    _  PROFESSIONAL DAY  FRIDAY  All schools will be closed on  Friday," November 30, to  children only. Teachers will be  hard at work on this professional day. Several speakers will,:  address the staff at Chatelech  secondary school, Interested  parties may attend the morning  session.  REPORT CARDS  Report^ cards were issued on  Friday, November 23, so if you  haven't seen your offspring's  card, remind them you want to  see it. ������;  Parent/teacher   interviews'  will   be   taking   placevMfromM,  \ November 26 to ,29, Schools .Willi  1 be*out ar2 p:m. orFthese day:s#$  SECHELT ELEMENTARY /P  CHRISTMAS  The   Sechelt   elementary:  school   will, hold   its   annual  Christmas concert ori Wednesday, December 19, at 7 p.m.  BIG BAZAAR/FLEA  MARKET  Here is the opportunity those  people who work on Saturdays  have been waiting for. A Bazaar  on Sunday, accumulation of  items from the many bazaars  that have been held this fall will  be for sale on Sunday,  December 2, at the Sechelt Indian Band Community Hall.  Anyone or organization that  wishes to have a table at this  bazaar/flea market should get  in touch with Ray Dixon at  885-7013 and I would advise  you to do it soon. Space is going  fast.  Sales start at 10 a.m.  Refreshments are available.  A computer system is a 365 day present for the entire family!  ^  0  /computer  V-*  centre  The Ourstar 22 system is available for $1,025  through to December 24. This versatile all in one system  includes keyboard monitor and disc drive.  Join the computer revolution today, a deposit will hold  any system you select until the big day.  The Computer Centre  Cowrie Street, Downtown Sechelt  885-2000  WE MATCH REGULAR LISTED  VANCOUVER PRICES  Located on Highway 101, midway between upper and lower  Gibsons the Knltwit features  quality wool, silk and cotton  yarn as well as mohair and  angora. If we don't have it, we  can order it for you.  Custom knit sweaters, dresses  or coats made to order.  886-2717 Mon.-Sat. 10 -6.  We have: Licorice Allsorts,  English Toffee, Ju-Jubes, Cinnamon Bean's, Party Mints,  Chocolates, Turkish Delight,  Sours, Liqueurs, Candy Pebbles, Saltwater Taffy, Fox's  Mints, Smarties, Jelly Babies,  Fudge, Candy Sticks, Butterscotch, Dietetic* Candy,  Peanut Brittle, Penny Candies,  Licorice Ropes, Scotch Mints,  Jawbreakers, Fruit Jellies,  Xmas Tins, Swedish Fish,  Swedish Bennies, Dolly Mixture, Treacle, Toffee, Fruit Bon-  bons, Jordan Almonds,  Suckers, Candies Peanuts, Jelly Beans, Candy Corn, Aniseed  Bales, Summer Tins, Candy  Jars, Assorted Toffees,  Mar-  ��� shmallow  Strawberries,  Truffles,   Haystacks,   Peacan  .    Delites,   Snoballs,   Peanut  Clusters,     Dark   .Almond  Patties.!  TRUFFLES  the Candy Store   886-7522  In addition to offering a complete dry cleaning and shirt service, we clean leathers and  furs (also fur storage).  20% off Drapery Cleaning. Even hems, no  shrinkage guaranteed. Free pick up and  delivery, on drapes only.  Astra Tailoring & Designing is the home of  fine tailoring. Ireane is highly qualified for  custom tailoring, expert alterations, repairs  and restorations. ...  Come in and see us at 1529 Gower Pt. Rd. or  phone 886-2415 for an appointment.  The Sunshine  A subscription to the Coast  News is a thoughtful gift that  lasts! Available for full or half  year. Phone Llse today  886-2622 for more information  at [-  ll  Give a living gift...  Mumsettias white mum plants planted around a  single red polnsettia  Silk.Flower arrangements or materials for  do-it-yourself v  Poinsettias from 4"-10" pots, in assorted colours  Centrepieces, Christmas and seasonal  Rental Arrangements available  Gift Certificates available  Gardening Tools  Hanging Garden for kitchen herbs or house  plants  Complete Nursery supplies  ��� Open for your convenience 9-5 7 days a week  Chamberlin Gardens  NURSERY ��� HOUSEPLANTS ��� SILKS   '  North Road, Gibsons 886-9889  For the 'Over 50' age group. Perhaps  now for the first time you can afford the  time to discover how great it is to get  away from coastal winter gloom. We  have attractively priced packages to  Spain, Portugal or Greece, specifically  designed for leisurely travelling.  Dec.-March departures from Vancouver  via London. For the more adventurous  traveller -we can book a tour to Peru,  Bolivia or Chile. Now is a good time - at a  breakthrough price - for a tour of China.  For example - a 15 day, all inclusive  cultural tour for cmly/$2,495M  ;Dur, travel con.sultarit^av.efjrst 'hand  knowledge of; these '^destinations and  would be pleased to advise and assist  you in perfecting your travel plans.  (���PLUS TAX AND INSURANCE. BASED ON DBLE.  OCC.)  Elite Travel Cedar Plaza 886-3381 or 886-2522  Looking tpj, an^nusualg'ft? If  someone you know appeared  in the pages of the Coast News  this year, you can order  reprints in a variety of sizes.  Phone Fran today for details at  886-2622.  Have your Christmas or New  Year's party catered by The LOx  & Bagel Shoppe!  Now open in two convenient  locations. All Sports Marine  building, Gibsons (across from  Molly's Reach) and "The Dock"  Sechelt. Freshly baked.bagels,  outrageous cookies, muffins  and more! 886-9303 Gibsons,  885-7677 Sechelt.  ;  Wooden rocking horses, butter knives, knitting needles, chairs, egg  cups, jewellery boxes, salad tongs, towel bars, cedar chests, roll top  recipe boxes, handcarved fruitwood bowls & spoons and more; all in  the store warmed by a wood burning stove.  The Country Pumpkin Highway 101 & Martin Road, Gibsons  "*���<.  When it comes to NEW BOOKS in Gibsons we have the  GREATEST VARIETY.  SELECT YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFT BOOKS HERE from the  many coffee table and photobooks. We have an impressively  wide selection of cookbooks. Everything from raw food to  microwave, from avocado to zuchinni, ahd every stop between.  Seasonal and special cooking techniques abound.  You may also choose books from the following sections.  ��� Children's Books ��� Novels ��� Politics   .     ���  ��� Construction & Wood Working ��� Country Living  ��� Gardening ��� Native Art & Culture ��� Poetry  ��� Our Beautiful Province and its History ��� Biography  ���: and 1985 Calendars  "      ,-' OUR PRICES ARE ALL PUBLISHER'S PRICES.  .���'-V-.    THE SAME AS IN VANCOUVER  NDP Bodkstore  - :      ���      >^;  Lower Gibsons       886-7744  Make your Christmas merrier  with mincemeat muffins and  mince tarts frorrt Ye Olde  English Doughnut Shoppe! Also  giant muffins, cornlsh pasties,  apple dumplings, turnovers and  of course a smashing selection  of doughnuts. (Don't-forget our  piping hot homemade soup.) All  our teas and coffees are served  up in English bone china cups.  Drop in today, we're always  smiling. Cowrie Street, Sechelt,  885-2616. i  IT ALL ADDS UP!  Surveys indicate that a dollar spent on the peninsula actually  does the work of five as it passes through our community. The  merchants that advertise in the Coast News work hard all year  round to supply you with the goods and services you require, to-  before you spend a lot of time and money going elsewhere, why X-  n'ot look them over?  IT MAKES GOOD SENSE TO SHOP AROUND. AND BETTER  SENSE TO SHOP LOCALLY! Coast News, November 26,1984  GIBSONS RCMP  Police have recovered a case  filled with cassette tapes from  the Langley area. Would the  owner of the, case please come ih  and claim the case following  proper indentification. Please  inquire at the Gibsons detachment and ask for Constable  Donaldson.  Vandalism was reported on  November 17 from the Village  Store down-in" Lower Gibsons.  Persons unknown threw some  rocks through a store window  and then threw a quantity of  rocks inside the store. Damages  were estimated at'$47.  A break and entry was  reported on November 17 from  Gibsons Ready-Mix. It appears  that two male youths entered  the yard area of Gibsons Ready-  Mix between the hours of 8:30  p.m. on November 16 and 9:00  a.m. on November 17 and rifled  through several vehicles and  sheds. Damages were incurred  when the youths discharged a  fire extinguisher and spilled a  can of oil in the yard.  On November 19, Coast  Cable Vision reported the theft  of three receiving antennas  located at the top of Mt.  Elphinstone. The antennas were  valued at $2,000. Police are still  investigating the theft. ^x  A fire extinguisher valijed at  $50 was stolen from a skidder  parked on King Road! The theft  was reported on November 22.  SECHELT RCMP  A break-in at the Halfmoon  Bay fire hall was reported on  November   17.   Nothing   was  t3k.Cn.  ''���' j On the same day, a vacant  house located on Trident  Avenue was broken into. No  "'damage" wasrdone to the house.  A West Sechelt residence was  reported broken, into on  November 18. Money was taken  along with,*�� tape recorder,  some cassettes and a radio;  some vandalism was also done  to' filing cabinet. The break-in  could have occurred between  the reported date and October  23.  A 40' CB antenna was  reported stolen from a residence  on the waterfront reserve. The  theft occurred between  November 15 and October 31.  Wendy Warmen of Supershape Hair and Skincare takes "before" photos of some of those hoping to be  models in next Saturday's "Winter Fashion Fest", sponsored by Marlee Fashions, Supershape,  Macleods and Ann Metzner. To see the "after" effects, be at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall December 1  at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society. -Fran Bumsidephon.  SNO TIRE SPECIAL  piD  At Gibsons Council  Variety of issues  Gibsons council met on  November 20 to discuss several  issues, including the upcoming  boat show in Vancouver, the  latest on a coast-wide communications system, and an  aqua-culture training project.  To begin the meeting Mayor  Laurent Labonte declared the  week of November 26 to  December 2 to be Timmy Week  1984 in the town of Gibsons.  Following the proclamation,  Anne Langdon, manager of the  Sunshine Coast Tourist  Association (SCTA) made a  presentation to council on the  boat show; to be held in Vancouver February 2 to 10.  The SCTA has reserved four  booths for the Sunshine Coast,  at a cost' of $550 each, and it  was to request financial help  and support that Ms Langdon  appeared before council.  The lowly dogfish recently  renamed the 'salmon shark', is  to be one of the stars of the  show. Federal fisheries are supportive of moves to make the  'salmon shark' popular as a  sport fish, and to this end there  will be a fish-tank at the boat  show with a captive shark, as  well as a young man from the  world cooking festival who will  give demonstrations on how to  cook the fish rather than waste  it.  The matter was referred to  committee which decided at a  November 21 meetings to give  $200 towards the Sunshine  Coast display. j  A letter from 'Arthur  McPhee, area co-ordiriator for  the Sunshine Coast Emergency  Program brought some disappointing news; the provincial  government' has neglected to  sign the necessary memorandum of understanding with the  federal government which  would make funds from the  Joint Emergency Planning Program (JEPP) available for use  on the Sunshine Coast. What  this means to the community is  that a coast-wide communications system will be further  delayed.  "We were more or less counting on getting funding to do  this," said Alderman Ron  Neilson. "I feel a political protest should be made." He is also  meeting with local fire chiefs to  discuss the problem.  A letter was received by council from Valerie Silver, acting  project supervisor of the Sunshine Coast Economic Development   Society   (SCEDS)   re  questing support of council for  the newly developed aquaculture training project, which  will teach a variety of skills and  give hands-on experience to  those who plan to work in the  field of aquaculture.  The department of employment and immigration has been  approached by SCEDS for  funding from the First Chance  Funds, whereby youths aged  17-21, not yet in the work force,  receive training and on the job  experience.  Council agreed to the request  and a letter of support has been  forwarded to SCEDS.  Easthope dies  by Ona McGeough  Percy Williams Easthope  died recently in California aged  99 years.  Percy was born August 14,  1885 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. He came to  Canada at the age of four with  his family and they settled in the  New Westminster area. The  family consisted of six boys and  three girls.  His vvife" Mary Elizabeth  Easthope passed away in 1976.  Percy is survived by his  brother Arthur, who is 100  years old, a son Vincent and a  stepdaughter Ona, nieces and  nephews.  He attended Glad Tidings  Temple since 1955 and was a  great Bible scholar and Christian.  He was part of "Easthope  Brothers Marine Engines"  located on Georgia Street, in  Vancouver, who developed and  manufactured engines and the  business is still being operated  by a member of the family.  He was always very happy  and outgoing.  The Easthope family was also  responsible for the invention of  the safety-pin and the ballbearing, first used iri^he bicycle.  B.F. GOODRICH  TRAILMAKER XTP  POLYESTER STEEL  ���'ICE COMPOUND"  SUGG. LIST  SPECIAL  145x13  97.65  57.00  155x13  104.15  65.00  P16580x13  119.95  67.00  P17580x13  122.35  69.00  P18580x13  126.50'  73.00  P18575x14  137.45  78.00  P19575x14  144.45  81.00  P20575x14  153.45  85.00  P20575x15  158.85  87.00  P21575x15  170.25  95.00  P22575x15  182.25  100.00  P23575X15  193.50  105.00  ALIGNMENT                 SHOCK,  B.F. GOODRICH  *������  TRAILMAKER GT  POLYESTER FIBERGLASS  '���ICE COMPOUND"  SPECIAL  P18575R14  69.00  P19575R14  71.00  P21575R14  75.00  P20575R15  78.00  ���__  P22575R15  84.00  aaarnl  P23575R15  94.00  ALL SEASON  V*  SUGG. LIST  SPECIAL  155x12  84.85  53.00  ^r��  145x13  85.55  53.00  155x13  88.70  54.00  H*  165x13  91.90  56.00J  BRAKES  *   WHILE SUPPLIES LAST   ���  UPGoodrich      HFGoodrich  GIffiSTOL  Hwy 101,  One IVlilc West  of Gibsons  886-2700  Tire  Brake     _���  Suspension  Centre  UIC  notes  The Unemployment Action  Centre would like to pass along  some information on UIC. .  1. Due to the high rate of  unemployment in the area you  only need 10 weeks of insurable  earnings in the past year to  qualify for some UIC benefits  -just reentrants.  2. You may file a claim  without your record of employment but no benefits will be  received until the ROE is submitted.  3. When you adopt a child  you may be eligible for adoption benefits.  4. You must have worked  for 15 hours for the same  employer or earned $85 per  week to haye it count as an insured week.  5. You may receive a maximum of 15 weeks of benefits  when filing a sickness claim,  dependant upon the illness.  If any further information is  required, please contact the  Unemployment Action Centre  at 886-2425 or 886-3361.  Tommy and Elsie Des Lauriers were among the winners in the wine  and beer making contest held in Roberts Creek last Saturday. Tom  and Elsie took first place with their first rate white wine.  -John Burnside pholo  It all  ��� ������  Money spent on the Sunshine Coast circulates  on the Sunshine Coast. Market analysis indicates  that each dollar spent locally actually does the  work of five or more as it circulates through  the community...hut only if it's spent locally.  * * **"  The businesses who advertise in the  , C6a's��$ifrws work, hard to provide you  with goods and services all year around...  tty them for your Christmas requirements.  A healthy community does  j * 1 *  business at home  ...it's good  for the circulation,  This ad is presented as a Community Service  by the Sunshine COAST NEWS Coast News, November 26,1984  ���_ -  KV^zl  Day by Day       Item by Item  We do more for you in providing Variety, Quality,  & Friendly Service.  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C0ff66   369 om if ��� 49  Colgate  &  **  50 ml  Cloverleaf  smoked  oysters    iJa,1.09  2's 130 gm  1.49  Palmolive  bath  soap  Upton  cup a  soup        4S   Chicken Noodle 44 gm, Mushroom 60 gm  .99  "I'd like my book back,"  he said.  I stared, aghast. The audacity of some people. "You can't have  it," I replied. It was his turn to look aghast. "Can't have it," he  repeated in a bemused fashion, "No!" I reiterated firmly,  "Saint Andrew's day will be here in a rnatter of seconds, then  it'll be Hogmanay and in January it's Bums' birthday. Perhaps  you could have it back in February." I then beat a hasty retreat.  One can only argue so much with a Scot and I was determined  to stay in possession of his Scottish recipe book!  Why don't you try the recipe for Scotch Broth���quoted  directly. It's just the thing to keep out the cold.  Scotch Broth  V* lb. (Vi cup) Scotch barley soaked overnight  V* Ib. (ft cup) dried peas  Vi lb. flank mutton  Place mutton in a large pan, cover with water, add salt and  simmer for one hour.  Wash two or three leeks, two carrots, a small turnip and a  medium size head of cabbage. Chop and mix all together in a  basin. You now have a raw red, white and green salad. When  the mutton has been at the boil for an hour take the barley and  peas* which you remember, are already soaked and empty  them into the pot, then add the pile of chopped leeks, carrots,  turnip and cabbage. Give them a stir with a wooden spoon.  You are now well on the way. The soup must now boil for  another hour.  Windsor - Iodized  salt  lkg  .69  Liquid Detergent  ���- .>;.'.. 1 litre  2.49  Christie's  graham  wafers  .400 gm  1.49  Miss Mew  cat  food    ... 170gmOt m 99  Duncan Hines _JA���,  chocolate chip " <  cookies    ao^l.49  During the second hour of boiling take a small handfull of  parsley, chop it finely and keep it ready in a dish. Take also a  carrot and grate it into a mush. Keep it ready on another dish.  At the end of the hour which had elapsed since the vegetables  were added, add the parsley and the grated carrot and stir  gently. In 15 minutes the soup will be ready.  Scotch Broth when properly made should be firm, yet not  too thick to stir with ease. When you dip down into it and take  out a spoonful you should find a representative selection of all  its ingredients in the spoon. There should be barley, peas,  cubes of carrot, turnip, pieces of leek and cabbage and a hint  of parsley. If not, the soup has been unfairly mixed and you  must try again until the symphony is perfect!!  Happy Saint Andrew's Day to all.  Nest Lewis  ���B_>P B;Q0K5t0^C  886-7744  j J^   Corner ol School & |  v��_n   Gower Point Roads |  Women and Words  The Anthology  New from  Harbour Publishing  $9.95  Mon.-Fri., 9:30-6:00  Sat, 10-5; Sun., 11-4  Our  plumbers work  8 hours but our  phones work 24 hours  For emergency, call us  Serving (ne  Sunshine Coast  Seaside Plumbing Ltd.  886-7017  i* ��� <��^ft^;  the  TuxMCeft  CANDY STORE  886-7522  JOIN THE  SMART SET  PLACE.VOVR  CHOCOLATE  ORDERS NOWt  Between the Hunter  Gallery and the  NDP Bookstore  on Gower.Pt. Rd.  10:30-5, 7 days a week  /,-*���  ���/  "m.'-A  '_*  :Q~?  Flowers  & Gifts  Get into the  Christmas  .spirit  with  flowers  & gifts  from us  Medical  Clinic,  Hwy 101'j  $86.-2316  ^REfiLWlN"  ��a ***  lM*  $*0Ve'  aM  1. Fill Out & Clip !  2. Attach Your Sales Slip;  Return to Ken's Lucky Dollar  M4e�� 3.   Return to Ken's Lucky Dollar  Draw to be made 5 p.m. every Sunday.  Name,  Tel. 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Reduce baking time by approximately  20%. 81/2"x4 l/2"x2 5/8"  21.6 cm x 11.4 cm x 6.7cm.  Regular price $2.59.  SPECIAL  PURCHASE  PRICE  $1.89  RUBBER GLOVES  by Marigold  Non-slip grip, lined for comfort.  Extra long fluted cuffs. Regular  price $2.99.  SPECIAL  PURCHASE  PRICE  lYIailgoId  $1.99  $ -IW*��w^!*M**��*^*��wJiKK**��-������'  SHOP  T4LI\  Htm,  Preparations for the Christmas festive season are in increasing evidence. Time passes according to one's age,���if  you are a youngster, the big event approaches ever so slowly, for mummies and daddies time passes more quickly.  With this in mind, there is no time like the present to get  started on your Christmas plans and shopping.  One can safely predict that, in these times of continuing  economic caution, the wise merchant will not be carrying an  excessive inventory. The wise consumer, therefore will shop  early for best selection and more relaxed shopping. Where  very specific items are in mind it would be wise to place  orders now. This would apply particularly to clubs and  employers who tend to make bulk purchases of single items,  like turkeys, boxed chocolates, biscuits, candy canes. Mandarin oranges, etc., etc.  Speaking for ourselves, we would welcome early orders  from our patrons to enable us to better judge requirements,  and thereby give better service. We will give special discounts on bulk purchases not otherwise "on special", and  give special attention to such orders.  We commend the work of the voluntary food banks and  that of the voluntary group of workers for the needy at  Christmas each year, the "Elves Club". We can fully appreciate that the efforts of these groups will be especially  needed at this time. Let us resolve to spend a bit less on  ourselves, and donate some cash or food items to these  worthwhile organizations.  We will accept orders for, and provide free delivery of  case lots of items of your choice, or as appear to be needed  by either the local food bank or the Elves Club.  We urge you to plan now, and order early.  Gift certificates, in any denomination, are available and  recommended to meet the recipient's need.      S&kf  REAL WIN  ,|i/;%:  / vi  K.L.D. Winner  #222  Mrs. Flo Gough  Kiwanis Village  Gibsons  IftlKSOiVSl  IFISIII   .MARKET]  Gibsons  $50 Grocery mm Winner  ORDER YOUR  CHRISTMAS PARTY  TRAYS NOW  Open 7 days a week  !886-7$88i  Show Piece  Frames  -Custom Framing-  Needlework Stretching  Conservation Matting  Papier Tole - Photographs  Posters - Reproductions  & Original Fine Art  Above the NDP Bookstore  corner of Cower Pt & School Rd.  886-9213  Girl S Guys  r-. w -i  Hair  Salon  886-2120  T/s the season  to be glamorous'  You come to us when you  care enough about yourself  to want the very best.  Call 886-2120 for an  appointment for a new  holiday hair-do.  1'arirtP  Deli and Health  Jfootjs  Get Your  PRITKIN  DIET BOOK  here  886-2936 12.  Coast News, November 26,1984  \i\wmnymm\mm\  &  sj" -vg��_C \Xj  Janet Brant's artistic style encompasses numerous subjects, techniques and media, and two of her favourite works currently on  display at the Arts Centre in a joint show with Brenda Straight are  "Hornby Isle" and "Calla Lily". -FranBumsidcphoto  Sechelt library  doing fine  .The Sechelt Library "is in  remarkably good financial  shape overall," reported Alderman Graham Craig to council  last week.  He noted that the library  society is currently saving to  paint the exterior of the building  early next year, and said he had  offered the help of the village  works superintendent in refurbishing and mounting a sign on  the south wall of the building.  Craig commented on the  library's increasing circulation  and its directors' concern with  the increasing workload falling  on volunteers. Of the 41 library  associations in B.C., only the  Gibsons, Sechelt and Saltspring  Island libraries do not have any  paid help.  "Increasingly we're coming  to the end of the time when we  can rely on volunteers to run  our library," said Craig. "It  needs at least part-time paid  assistants. And it's inevitable^,  that council will be asked for increased grants." .,; >"  Alderman Craig suggested  that perhaps Gibsons and  Sechelt could share the services  of a- full-time professional  librarian.  ti^jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjj^^jib^  YiiY\y{.'u&&u&j&iii2!����ilii&a&��������&  /4  JQibtombe&m Branch *109  i M  ii   \mammaamaam    i       r       Friday & Saturday  Knight  Shift  In, the Lounge  We wish to thank the community, businesses and  Legion members for their wonderful support to our  Remembrance Day Poppy Campaign and service  this year.  lt is sincerely appreciated. Thank you.  Bingo Every Monday - 8:00 pm.  Saturday afternoons -lots of prizes  Crib & Meat  Draw-  Legion Kitchen is now open from  Mon. - Sat. 12-8  Hall  Rentals  886-2411  Phone. Jake at 886-2417 for  Parties, Banquets, Wedding Receptions  V. ____.!_- *   '   ���       ������ ���    ��� -->*A...*.  Und&reaver-revww.  by Betty and Perry Kerry  Buying a book of short  stories has one advantage over  buying a novel: if the plot of  story number one doesn't appeal to you, you're free to move  on to number two or number  three, and you haven't wasted  the cash you invested on the  book. New:West Coast Fiction  published by Pulp Press contains 13 stories by west coast  writers and we fully enjoyed ten  of them. A pretty good invest  ment, this book.  One of our favourites was  Paul Yee's "Prairie Widow",  the story of a Chinese-Canadian  widow alone in a prairie town, a  deceptively simple examination  of the workings of day-to-day  racial prejudice in Canada.  In Helen Potrebenkos' "The  Nature of Social Constraints",  the reading follows the  outspoken heroine as she  tries���ahd fails���to find a mate  through the newspaper  'Per-  At the Arts Gerrtre  Noted writer  visits Centre  In   1969,   Timothy   Findley  published The Butterfly Plague,  a novel that Rex Reed called one  of the best books ever written  about Hollywood. Presuming  the author to be an American,  the Toronto distributors forwarded all of his fan mail to his  New York publishers, who in  turn re-addressed it to Findley,  who had lived in the Toronto  vicinity since 1930. Despite his  success abroad, Timothy  Findley seemed unable to gather  even hometown recognition.  Then, in 1977, Findley  vaulted into the limelight with  the publication of his third  novel, The Wars, a masterpiece  of style, for which he received  the Governor General's award.  There are now five novels to  Timothy Findley's credit, and  he is recognized as one of the  very best contemporary Canadian authors. On December 3,  at 8 p.m., Findley will read  from his latest novel at the Arts  Centre. It promises to be an exciting event. Tickets are $2 and  are available at usual locations.  A comedy film  Peter Greenaway's 1983 film,  The  Draughtsman's   Contract  has been described as a Restoration comedy, a Jacobean conceit and a formalist tease. A rising young artist (Anthony Hig-  gins) is hired to teticler 12 drawings of the estate of Mrs:  .Herbert, in exchange for her  sexual favours.  The film is a beautifully written fantasia of conceits about  perspective and the relationship  between the artist, his art, and  the world. It is also a victimization fantasy; the draughtsman,  a lover of landscape, is attacked  and destroyed by those who  love property.  Greenaway sees a movie as a  set of theorems to be  demonstrated by tableaux and  he manages this with consummate elegance and wit.  This is the last film in this  series. The new series will commence in January.  This film will be shown at the  Arts Centre, Wednesday,  November 28 at 8 p.m. Adults  $3.50, seniors and students  $2.50.  A wizard show  Anthony   the   Wizard   will  entertain children with his con- \  juring   tricks   on   Saturday,,;  \X.l ;   ;?.?<,-*��   ��� -;M  December \ at the ArisL, Centre,;^  -Trail and Medusa, Secheit.    *"i  Anthony has had thirty years  experience at being a wizard and  is a member of the ^Vancouver  Magic* Circle, Jiis showjstarts al; -  3:30 p.m. and admission is $2  per person,   -n "  Art show continues  The current exhibition at the  Arts Centre, Sechelt is a two-  woman show by Brenda  Straight and Janet Brant. Both  artists are eclectic in their approach, using many different  styles to express themselves.  This, combined with their  varied subject matter of portraits,    figures,   landscapes,  flowers and fantasy make for a  very lively and diverse show.  This exhibition finishes on  December 2 and is the last show  at the Arts Centre for this year.  The 1985 exhibitions start on  January 9 with Masks and  Artifacts from Papua, New  Guinea.  "A Touch of Brass" will perform in concert Sunday, December 2  at 2 p.m. in the Twilight Theatre, Gibsons. Tickets are available at  the Arts Centre, Sechelt (885-5412) or at the door - $10. Program  ranges from classical to swing.  On Channel Ten  Wednesday & Thursday  November 28 and 29.  7:00 p.m.  Coast Currents  Produced by Maryanne  West, this weekly magazine  show highlights people and  issues important to our communities on the coast. Taped by  students in the Community  Broadcasting class at  Elphinstone school, this show  features different community  guests and hosts.  This week Bert Nelson is the  host.  1. The Honourable Ray Skelly.  MP for Comox Powell River,  Ray Skelly talks about his recent trip to India and to  Ethiopia.  2. Bert talks with Barry Forman  about his experiences in the  Dominican Republic.  3. Father Jim Roberts was  visiting on the coast and Bert interviewed him about his ideas  concerning the role of the individual in society.  sonar columns. The personals  are the last resort for this  woman who has "done all sorts  of things, both to avoid attention from men she thought were  dangerous and to attract attention from men she thought were  not;" but most of this zany  batch seem to be a threat to  themselves alone.  Two stories are from the  child's point of view. In Patricia  Robertson's "Counting"; a  nine year old tells of her father's  decision to take his family to  Canada to start a new life.  Brenda Riches catches the  marvellous inconsistencies and  half understood concepts of a  four year old in her story "The  Babysitter".  In his short biography at the  back of the book, Lion Rdoke  explains that his contribution���"Paintings, Water-  colours, Hand-Painted Flowers,  All You Can Carry, 25c"���was  the writerly outcome of having  no house roof for four very  rainy months while renovations  were going on. In his story the  ��� man and woman dissolve like  watercolours in the rain, a fate  most west coasters can empathize with.  Only a couple of the stories in  this collection are selfconsciously arty, and we commend the editors who chose this  collection for avoiding that pitfall. But we both felt that including three stories that delve  into the depths of female  depression was overdoing it a  bit.  On the whole, however, we  think the editors have placed a  varied feast before the reader,  and we've made mental note to  look for more writing by the  stars of New;West Coast Fiction.  New:West Coast Fiction,  Pulp Press, also published  simultaneously as West Coast  Review Volume 18, No 3, 1984.  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  HOLLY TEA & BAZAAR  ��� Home Baking ��� Novelties  ��� Dolls ��� Attic Treasures  SAT. DEC. 1ST - 2 - 3:30 PM  Church Hail - Admission $1 Children 50*  K     %  I.       I   *"   ^     ���        ^  Fine Seafoods & Gourmet Cusine  Prepared by our new Chef ���  AUSTIN SCHRANZ  OPEN THURS.-SAT. 5 PM to 9 PM  EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT  Smorgasbord ��� 4 pm - 9 pm  Reservations: 886-2887  For your entertainment  Mon. Tues. Wed.  MICHAEL VAN DUNE  Thurs. Fri. Sat.  MITE FLYERS BAND  New to the Coast - Irom  Victoria - they're good!  CHRISTMAS  SPECIAL  on  Nickel Tungsten  DUEL DARTS  Various  Weights $25.00  Winmau Dart  Boards $35.00  CHEAPSKATE DAY AGAIN - Wednesday night. Come  and check out the specials.  DARTS - We take revenge on the Wakies Tuesday night.  Let's show them.  WANTED - A ping pong table. Call Bill at the pub.  Che Cf b.ar* $��ti  9j^ MONDAY  H^ Football Knights  ���TO THURS., FRI., SAT.  WaaamS Entertainment  pj jp   Back By Popular Demand  <*$*  ��* j  **���;.  iW^tPETB  November 29, 30 December 1  Watch for Chris' Homecoming Specials  Starting This Week  Across from Molly's Reach  iiiwttii*awfi_i___i  886-8215 Rumblings of a Rover  Coast News, November 26,1984  13.  by Dee Cee  Having had little or no interest in the political scene either  at home or abroad, it would be  foolish of me to attempt to  assess what the situation was in  Chile when the Chief Steward  and I visited its capital city Santiago 'away back in 1951.  However, after disembarking  from the dilapidated bus that  had brought us there, we were  both amazed at the modern  look of the city with its wide  streets and avenues all laid out  in neat patterns and most of  them converging onto park-like  squares that were lined with  trees and beautiful bushes  ablaze with colour. There were  numerous statues and fountains  and well-tended lawns with  stone benches for the weary to  rest upon or contemplate the  passing scene.  Our pressing need at the time  was' to get away from all these  chattering and apparently happy people, so we hailed a cab  and, in sign language, directed  the driver to take us to a hotel  where hopefully we could get  some sleep and recover from the  previous night's- excesses. He  seemed to understand but, after  a short journey of a few blocks,  he pulled up in front of a dingy  looking building with crumbling  plaster and peeling paint and  motioned for us to get out.  There were some slatternly  looking women sitting on the  porch and others upstairs leaning out of the windows. It was  only too obvious that he had  mistaken our directions and  brought us to a brothel and a  particularly squalid one at that.  Angrily we refused to get out  and I lit into him, waving my  arms and making motions that  we wanted something a lot more  classy than this dump he had  brought us to.  With a shrug of his shoulders  and a disappointed look on his  face, once again we took off  and this time, after quite a long  journey, when we came to a halt  ���Jwe had arrived at a real classy  hotel on the scale of the Hotel  Vancouver. I think it was called  the Prado Hotel and although  actually we-���didn-H -need -  anything quite so; pretentious,:  by this time we were so exhausted and our nerves so badly  frayed, we paid him off and  entered the imposing edifice.  I am not going into a long  description of the opulent surroundings in which we found  ourselves, but the foyer alone  was something to see with its  potted palms, glittering  chandeliers and velvet plush  seats - the whole bit. Also it  must be remembered that we  hadn't a single piece of luggage  nor did we look too prepossessing after that horrendous bus  ride. However, the very attractive young lady at the desk gave  us a dazzling smile that was  enhanced when we signed the  register and added S.S. Lake  Sicamous, Vancouver, Canada  to our signatures.  A bell-boy was on hand to  take us up to our room and  what a room it was - it was  almost a suite. It was beautifully  furnished with twin beds and a  bathroom with a sunken bath in  green tile. After we, had tipped  the boy, we managed to convey  to him that not only did we not  want to be disturbed but we  wanted some Aspirins for our  aching heads and in no time at  all he returned with them.  We each took a hot bath to  remove some of the grime we  had collected on that filthy bus  then tumbled gratefully into our  beds. I imagine by this time it  would be around 2 p.m., and  we slept right through until 7  p.m. Mercifully our headaches  were gone and we were now in  shape to commence the  evening's activities.  Ringing for room service, the  same boy came up but on our  ordering "pisco" with a beer  for a chaser he shook his head  disapprovingly and made it obvious that this was no drink for  gentlemen; he would bring us  something more refined, which  turned out to be a bottle of  Chilean brandy and excellent  stuff it was. Now after a few  drinks we felt famished so we  went down to the dining-room  and what i consider to be one of  the finest meals I have ever  eaten, appetizers, soup, steak  and dessert. They were all  fabulous. Now for some action  on the female front!  We had approached our bellboy on this subject but he made  it-clearthat the hotel would not ��  permit any shenanigans of this:  kind, nor did they tolerate prostitutes on their premises, so  that was out. He did, however,  give us the address of another  hotel where these ladies of the  evening congregated so, grabbing a cab, we lit out for there.  I am unfortunately unable to  to.give you an account of all  that subsequently went on during the evening as I am certain  the Editor of this paper  wouldn't print it. Let us say "a  good time was had by all" and  leave it at that.  Anyway, we made it back to  our hotel in the early hours of  the morning and, leaving a  wake-up call at the desk for  10:30 a.m., once again we  tumbled into bed. On arising,  neither of us were hungry but  we did have a crusty roll and  coffee sent up and we each put a  generous slug of brandy into  our coffee to fortify us for the  return bus journey.  Now comes the amazing part  of this whole story. When we  descended into the foyer and  went up to the desk to settle our  bill a new girl, equally as  beautiful as the one we had seen  on the previous day, was on duty. Although she spoke only the .  odd word of English she  managed to convey to us that  there was no bill - it was all  taken care of! This we couldn't  comprehend so she ended up by  fetching either the manager or  one of his assistants who was  equally as adamant that there  was no bill - it had been all fixed  up.  At the time we were completely in a daze over this - staying at such a posh hotel, enjoying room service and a scrumptious dinner and no charge. It  was unbelievable, but later pn  when we had time to sort things  out we heard that the Chilean  newspapers had played up the  story pf Canada's generosity in  their wheat giving and this was  this particular hotel's way of  saying thank you to two Canadians.  Before leaving we did manage  to press a 500 peso note into the  hand of the bell-boy who had  served us so well but at the rate  of exchange that was only a trifle over $10. To this day I still  fondly recall that visit to Santiago ;-i Even c the rigours > of the v>  bus trip there and back failed to  obliterate the surprising reception we were given and never in  my sailing days has it been  repeated or equalled.  Suncoast Players thoroughly captivated their young audience last Saturday with iheir zany improvisations of tried-and-true fairy tales and untried-and-untrue creations on the spot. -fmh Bumd* photo  Sechelt Garden Club  The annual meeting of the  club was held on November 7 at  which time the chairman of the  Nominating Committee  presented a slate of officers for  the coming year. Details are as  follows: honorary president,  Mr. Frank Read; president,  Barry Willoughby; vice-  president, Paul Roth; treasurer,  Andrew Steele; recording  secretary, Bernice Devlin;  general secretary, Lou Wilson.  Directors are Holmes Gardener,  Joan Scales, and Allison Steele.  Joan Scales will also be our new.  bulletin editor.  Ian. Johnson has put out the  bulletin for a long time and he  (and Mrs. Johnson) have done a  magnjfieent job. To them, our  thanks and gratitude are extended. ;M"  The club has a policy to keep  our rneetings geared to garden  topick but at this month's  meeting we deviated somewhat  by having Ted Peters tell us,  mainly by slides, about his exchange year in Britain and  Europe.  This exchange idea is so  meritorious that we should encourage it as a part of employ-  merit. Teachers are a group that  use it more than most others.  But to get back to the Peters'  family and their rewarding time  overseas. They did take slides of  some splendid gardens, but the  real thrust of the. "show and  tell" revealed that Mr. and Mrs.  and family used their weekends  and holiday times to the greatest  extent. They Came home  refreshed and rewarded and are  how sharing that experience  with us.  Mr. Peters is a probation officer, and his place here was filled by a person from the court  system in England.  The Christmas patty will be  held on Friday, December 14 in  the Seniors Hall. Space will be  provided for donations to the  food bank.  Cap College seeks  instruments  The Capilano College Music  Therapy program is once again  asking for donations of used  musical instruments, in any  condition, for use in music  therapy practicums.       '  This is the second instrument  drive held by the program,  which last year received over 70  instruments, including organs,  guitars, violins, recorders, mandolins, accordians, drumsets,  autoharps, and ohe-of-a-kind  instruments. These are now in  use with hospitalized people of  all ages in the Lower Mainland.  With   student   practicums  coming up, the program is once  again asking people to check in  their   basements,   cupboards,  . and attics for musical instruments that aren't being used, and donate them to the program. -They can be dropped off  at the college, or students will  come to pick them up (m the  Vancouver area).  For more information on the  Instrument Drive, pickup and  delivery, the ( Music Therapy  program, or what was done  with  the  Mexican  hat,   call  . Capilano College at 986-1911,  local 454, and talk to Carol Mc-  Quarrie or Andre Buchanan.  Dates:  Nov. 27-28-29  Place:   Bella Beach Resort/  Davis Bay Sunshine Coast, B.C.  Fee:      $190  Sponsored by:  Sunshine Coast Economic Dev.  Commission  Ministry of Industry  & Small Business Dev.  Capilano College  Sunshine Coast Aquaculture Association  Tuesday, November 27,1984  4:30-5:30 pm     Registration  6:00-7:00 pm      Reception  7:00-7:30 pm     Welcome:  J.(Jim) Gurney,  Chairman Sunshine Coast  Regional District  Introductions:  R.(Russell) F. Crum  Chairman, Sunshine Coast  Economic Development Commission  Chairman:  O.(Oddvin) Vedo  Economic Development Commissioner  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Co-Chairman:  S.F.(Fred) Sverre, President  Entech Environmental Consultants Ltd.  7:30-10:00 pm  Farm produced Seafood  Banquet  Guest Speaker: Ann Levi-Lloyd  Science Advisor  Science Council of Canada  Ottawa  'Aquaculture���New Wave, Investment  in Hi-tech and our Natural Resources'  'World Mariculture Showcase 1986'  Presentation by Richard Tomkies.  'ExpOasis' 86  1 Hour Film ^       .:  "The Farming of Salmon"  Introduction of film by B.(Brad) Hop^��.:..-' -  President, B.C. Mariculture AssotT  Wednesday, November 28,1984  Registration still open for  Wednesday session only.  8:00 a.m. at Sechelt Indian  Band Community Hall, $125.  For information contact ���  Oddvin Vedo at 885-2261  as soon as possible.  7:00-8:00 am    Breakfast at Bella Beach Resort  7:30-8:00 am   Shuttle bus to Sechelt Indian Band  Community Hall  8:30-10:00 am SESSION 1*  * NOTE LOCATION CHANCE:  Sechelt Indian Band Community Hall ���  Production  Moderator & Slide Show  J.(Jim) E. Fralick  Head, Finfish Policy  Research Development Unit,  Fisheries Branch  Minister of Environment.  Panel Members:  B.C Brad) Hope, President  Tidal Rush Marine Farm  'Salmon'  D.(Dave) Saxsby  President, Aqua Food Ltd.  'Oysters'  E.(Eric) Wickham  President Abalone Harvesters Assoc  'Abalone'  COFFEE BREAK  10:00-12:00 noon SESSION 2  Production Cost and Finance  Moderator  S.F.(Fred) Sverre  President,  Entech Environmental Consu/tants Ltd.  Panel Members:  Norwegian Banker  The Norwegian Experience'  D.(Doug) Harpham, President  Sea Springs Salmon Farms Ltd.  'Salmon Farming'  A(Alex) M. Reid  Vice President  Entech Environmental Consultants Ltd.  'Guides to practical budgets'  12:00-1:30 pm Lunch at Bella Beach Resort  Seafood Smorgasbord  Speaker: to be announced  'The Impending Boom in  Aquaculture in B.C.'  1:30 pm  Return to Sechelt Indian Band  Community Hall  1:30.-3:00 pm      SESSION 3  Marketing  Moderator  M.(Michael) R. Cordon  Fisheries Technology Director  B.C. Research  Panel Members:  K.(Kjell) Stangeland  Austervoll Marine Farms  'Norwegian Marketing of Salmon'  A(Arne) Einall, President  Dory Seafoods, Seattle  'U.S. Marketing'  G.(Cail) McBride, Manager.  Consumer Products  Ministry of Industry and  Small Business Development  COFFEE BREAK  3:00-4:30 pm      SESSION 4  Future Developments  Moderator  R.(Bob) G. Kennedy  ; Project Analyst,  Community Economic Development  Ministry of Industry and Small  Business Development  Panel Members:  G.(Gordon) Halsey  Marine Resources m-"~"~'" '"  ���Fisheries Branch \  Ministry of Environment \  G.(George) Hunter  Aquaculture Coordinator,  Dept Fisheries and OceansL~r^. v  T.(Tom) Turner, Director v~  Industrial Operations  Department of Regional Industrial  Expansion  G.(George) Indrevik  iamex A/S Norway   ���  4:30-5:00 pm     Wrap-Up  Additional speakers and panel members  during the seminar will include:  Dave Barrett,  Chief Biologist  Department of  Fisheries & Oceans  Morten jentoft,  Salmon & Trout Divison  Norweigan Export Council  Washington, D.C.  Lars Odhi,  Pontona International A.B.  Cotenborg, Sweden  Paddy Secretan,  Managing Director The Aquaculture  Insurance Service Limited, England  SydHeal,  President, Sunshine Coast  Aquaculture Association  Norm Gibsons,  Redonda Seafarm  Redonda Island  NOTE ADDITION TO AGENDA  6:30-10:30 pm      SESSION 5  At Bella Beach Resort  Site selection, net cage design  and fish farm engineering.  - including computer models of  Scottish installations  Speaker: P. (Peter) Crook,  Peter Crook (Scotland) Ltd.  FIELD TRIP    (Optional)  Thursday, November 29, 1984  7:30-8:15 am  8:30 am  9:00 am-  4:00 pm  Breakfast  Leave for Boat at Pender  Harbour  Visit two or more operating salmon farms, hatcheries, various oyster  operations.  Lunch will be served.  Capilano College  will provide registration  receipts and certificates  of completion to  all participants.  Extension  Programs and  Services  Department  ������5  _���  14  Seminar sponsored by:  1. Ministry of Industry and Small Business Development  2. Sunshine Coast Aquaculture  Association "'  3. Capilano College  4. Sunshine Coast Economic Development Commission  ���f  it  *      *���  It  ,t  3: ���   14.  Coast News, November 26, t984  >*~M~ y/M1-*-",��.?�� ^"V'">  There was lots of action around the nets at last week's high scoring  game between members of the Pender Harbour Fun League's  men's teams. ���FranBunuWc photo  Minor Hockey  o  ��� *  Exhibition   games   ended  November 18, and here are the  point standings:  Atoms  Elphie Rec's 5 pts.  Super Valu 5 pts.  Lions Cubs 4 pts.  Pee Wee's  Legion 109 8 pts.  Standard Oilers 8 pts.  T.B.S. Opts.  Bantams  Wildwood 8 pts.  Imperial Esso Dealers 6 pts.  Jacksons Logging 6 pts.  The Midget Salish Hawks have  had the opportunity of playing  two games so far, winning one  and losing one. The Pee Wee  rep team has also played two  games���losing both to the  Powell River reps. Every effort  ���is being made to give these two  teams greater exposure to a  variety of teams from both here  and elsewhere.  The Peanut and Pup players  sponsored by Bumper to  Bumper, Big Mac's and Legion  140, are again emphasizing their  skating skills. An interesting  comment came out of the recent  hockey school for the UBC instructors on the proficient  skating ability of these Peanuts  and Pups. Credit was given to  their skating program of last  winter.  The referee's clinic and  followup evaluation is now  finished. A large number of  people achieved their Level I  and Level II reffing certificates.  New players are still signing  up for minor hockey. Any boys  and girls still interested should  do so before the end of  November.  Strikes & Spares  o.  by Bud Mulcaster  K*  K  V  K  \��  v*  A slow week for 300 games.  Jim Gilchrist rolled a 314 single  and a 672 triple in the G.A.  Swingers league and June Fletcher a 307 single and a 782 triple  in the Slough-Off league and  that was it for 300's.  Some good triples by Dolores  O'Donaghy, 250-702; Mona  Anderson, 254-709 in the Tuesday Coffee league, Lome  Christie, 278-715 in the Gibsons  'A', Arman Wold, 278-714 in  the Ball and Chain and Bill  August, 264-736 in the  Buckskin league.  Other high scores:  CLASSIC:  Gwen Edmonds 247-908  Freeman Reynolds 285-949  Ed Riddoch 272-975  Don Slack 275-1029  TUES. COFFEE:  EldaFinlay 218-625  Sue Whiting 236-645  SWINGERS:  Cathy Martin 248-565  Jean Wyngaert 223-601  Jack Morris 217-584  Norm Lambert 218-632  GIBSONS *A':  Kim Price 240428  Lynn Mackie 276-676  WED. COFFEE:  Kitty Casey 256441  Willie Buckmaster 275-645  Dot Robinson 227-647  SLOUGH-OFFS:  Pat Gibson  281-602  Bonnie McConnell  217-638  BALL & CHAIN:  Gloria Tourigny  251-634  Vivian Chamberlin  267-675  Gerry Martin  233445  PHUNTASTIQUE:  Hazel Skytte  261-638  June Fletcher  230440  Pat Prest  263462  Bob Fletcher  250430  LEGIQN:  EldaFinlay  246414  Carl Hellstrom  212419  SECHELT G.A.'s:  Mary Lambert  293411  Charlie Humm  196-582  ' LenHomett  275446  BUCKSKINS:  Marilyn August  215-576  Cindy August  231414  Rob Estabrook  243408  Y.B.C.:  PEEWEES:  Tova Skytte  120-229  Kevin Hodgins  114-215  Tel Craighead  186-322  BANTAMS:  Melissa Hood  144-372  Michele Casey  172-434  Tara Rezansoff  189498  Eli Ross  154-410  JUNIORS:  Janis Phare  175450  Julie Reeves  173-453  Natasha Foley  209-533  Nathan McRae  230490  Trevor Anderson  208-515  Mike Hodgins  204-516  Chris Lumsden  239424  SunCoast  Youth Soccer  ��� Elphinstone Recreation continued its domination of the  11-12 years division of the Sunshine Coast Youth Soccer  -League last week with an 11-0  trouncing of the Sunshine Coast  Lions. Gibsons Building Sup*  .plies did not have a game last  'week.  \ In the league standings  . Elphinstone has 10 points from  .its five victories in five starts.  ,The Sunshine Coast Lions and  j Gibsons Building Supplies have  two points each,  j    In the nine to 10 years division, Shop Easy continued its  winning ways with a 3-1 win  over the Roberts Creek Legion.  Elphinstone Recreation and  Pharmasave tied at 2-2.  Shop Easy leads the league  with 12 points from seven  games followed by Pharmasave  with eight points, Elphinstone  Recreation with six points, and  Roberts Creek Legion with two.  . MCO.AST NEWS    '  CLASSIFIEDS  ������'   ':xx-*?xX'������'���'��� '  ���       Taylor's;  Mm Gari'ten Bay.-  ./until, noon S'aVurdafy.  ' A-frlWndJ.y  Peopl'l)  PJpciv'  ^ffl^iKii^^^S^iiii^^B  en retwm  Spiel  by Judy Frampton  Another successful Men's  Open Bonspeil is over and the  Bill Kubic rink from Delta  emerged as the winners of the  "A" event for the second time  in three years.  Bill is a skip in the Super  League in Haney and had Lee  Smith with him as third, Bob  Mengering'as second ahd Foster  Huet as lead. They defeated the  Thomson rink from Powell  River in the "A" final, with the  Ron Baba rink placing third in  the "A" and the Ken Skytte  rink fourth,  The "B" event was won by a  junior team from Burnaby. The  Willock rink travelled to Gibsons to check out the ice for the  upcoming Junior Boys Zone  playdowns in January; they will  be very tough competition. Second in the "B" was the Leppre  rink from Vancouver.  Two local teams fought for  the "C" event with the Roger  Hocknell rink beating out Larry  Penonzek's rink for the trophy.  Mai Habkirk's rink from the  North Shore Winter Club  defeated Norm Cartwright's  Delta rink for the "D" event.  We would like to take this  opportunity to thank the sponsors of these events: Cedars  Plaza for the "A", Cedars Inn  for the "B", Smitty's" Marina  for the "C" and Kits Cameras  for the "D". Your continued  support is most appreciated.  Also a big thank you to all the  ladies who helped in the kitchen  and behind the bar.  A reminder that the Ladies  Club Spiel is December 8 so get  your name up now to avoid  cancellation!  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  One of the most interesting  Halfmoon Bay happenings for  these past few weeks has been  watching the salmon trying to  head up the creek from the bay  to their spawning place.  The poor things are having a  really tough time getting up  there since the route was changed by some work done by  highways and only the very  strong stand a small chance of  making it. It's really a very sad  sight and somehow there are so  many more this year trying to  make it.  It would appear to a mere lay  person like myself- that  something should be done to  make it possible for these  creatures to be able to follow  their natural instincts without  man made hazards being placed  in their way.  A NARROW ESCAPE  John and May Parsons of  Redrooffs were lucky to escape  with their lives in a dramatic accident last week down in  Arizona. A gas line in their  camper bus exploded and John  received third degree burns on  this arms and legs while May  escaped with minor burns.  Their beautiful bus was totally  destroyed. John in is hospital in  Tuscon and word is that he will  be OK.  Some of our local snowbirds  may be heading down that way  in the near future and may wish  to visit with John and May so I  will pass on May's present address. Or if you feel you would  like to send some good wishes  their way the address is c/o  Justin Waterworld, Joaquin,  Tuscon, Arizona, 85746.  The Parsons had renovated a  Greyhound bus and had put  many hours of labour in to  create a really delightful winter  home, only to see it destroyed.  The same thing happened to  their home a few years ago  when it was totally gutted by  fire. Our thoughts are with  them and good wishes for a  speedy recovery go out to John'.  CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS  There will.be lots of opportunities for Halfmoon Bay folks  to get into the spirit of  Christmas at Welcome Beach  Hall. First of all you are cordially invited to join in an evening with Nikki Weber and the  kids of the Mini Mob when they  have an evening of fun and  singing on Friday, December 7  starting at around 7 p.m. You  can join, the kids in some carol  singing and enjoy a really happy  evening. ,  Then the next night,  December 8, is the Welcome  Beach annual Christmas dinner  where you-can dine, sing but a  few carols then dance the night  away. Tickets are going fast so  order now by giving Joyce  Niessen a call at 885-5956. The  pupils of Halfmoon Bay school  are busy practising for their  Christmas party for family and  friends, to be held in the hall pn  the evening of December 20.  You are all welcome to join in  on that evening too.  Egmont    News  Life in slow lane  by Ann Cook, 883-9167  Life in the slow lane seems to  be the news for this last week of  November. Everywhere I go I  meet friends who have just been  laid off their jobs or will be  before Christmas. Even the  Rock Cod have laid the  fishermen off, without notice or  offering UIC benefits.  Maybe we are just laying low  for a short spell before we get  into frantic Christmas shopping  and our plans for the Happy  Holiday. By the flyers in the  mailbox they are trying to hype  us up to TAKE ADVANTAGE  of their specials.  BITS AND PIECES  Good to see the tennis court  being used every day, not only  after school but at 8:30 a.m.  when some of the children arrive early to play. Bet if the  court had a light it would be in  use on Friday and Saturday  evenings. Next on the list is a  winter works grant. It's just  happening, I'll keep you posted.  Next.time you see me, stop  me, and tell me you would like  to join the Egmont Community  Club and I'll sign you up and  tell you all the good things you  can do for. our community. We  need a soccer coach, craft instructors, a fitness honcho,  volunteer drivers, and, more  children. Any volunteers?  TIMMY'S WEEK  November 26 to December 2  has been declared "Timmy's  Week". The Pender Harbour  Lions Club is putting on a dance  this Saturday, December 1 for  Timmy's Christmas Telethon,  music by "The Sunshine  Ramblers".  The Lions also have an  afghan raffle happening. Get  your tickets, the draw will happen at the dance at Madeira  Park Community Hall. See you  there.  LADIES FASHION  SWEATERS  ��� Both Fancy & Casual  �� In Pastel, GeqmetricoV Bold Sporty Stripes  SALE  PRICED  13  98  to  17  98  A GIFT FOR HER  19"!  GoikwM  1ST QUALITY LADIES FASHION  JEANS  ��� SELECTED STYLES  SIZES 5-15  Cowrie St;  Seciielt  .MasterCard]  VISA  fifties  'AFFORDABLE  FASHION mioMmXIMM^ei^  by Jeanie Parker, 886-3963  Last Wednesday's Community Association meeting was very  successful in its objective of  stimulating suggestions about  what programs can be provided  for the kids of Roberts Creek.  The tone of the meeting was  very upbeat and accentuated a  positive approach rather than  the critical attitude so easy to  fall: into when discussing the  youth of the community.  There was a discussion of  some of the limitations of living  in a semi-rural community,  especially the problem of  transportation to Gibsons and  Sechelt for swimming, movies,  skating and\ after-school activities. The possibility of compiling a list of people willing to  drive occasionally was brought  up but nobody volunteered to  organize such a scheme.  The mini-bus is a partial  answer but it stops running too  early in the day. Brett  McGillivray said the regional  board is trying to get a second  bus and pepple should write to  the Urban Transport Authority  stating the need for more service.  Joan Cowderoy emphasized  the teenager's need for opportunities to contribute to society.  The Youth Volunteer Program  has kids working in the Kiwanis  home, the hospital, and day  care centres to give them some  experience to prepare them for  the working world.  The success of the Tuesday  night Teen Club at the legion  led to a discussion of other ac-  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Books A Stuff  Sechen  until noon Saturday  tivities that could be organized  for the kids, especially if they  v could be run by the kids  themselves. Sports, dances,  theatre, movies,, and skating  parties were some^of the suggestions and it was mentioned that  the Community Hall and the  Joint Use Facility at the school  are both available for such  things. It was agreed that  weekend nights and Sunday  afternoons were the times the  kids need something to do.  A committee was struck to  look into the matter to find out  what the kids themselves would  like and would be willing to help  set up. There was a lot of enthusiasm for the plans among  the people who attended the  meeting and it's to be hoped  that other people will join in to  help when asked.  FIESTA NIGHT  . It's Fiesta Night with "Los  Tropicales" this Friday,  November 30, at the Roberts  Creek Community Hall. Mexican food will be served and  children are allowed until 9  p.m. when the dance with  "Marvin and the Marvels"  starts.  Tickets for the dance are $5  each and are available at the  usual outlets, including Seaview  Market. Proceeds go to  Nicaragua for the Tools for  Peace project.  BINGO SATURDAY  This is your last chance to  buy your ticket for the Roberts  Creek volunteer fire department's annual bingo. The grand  prize is $1000 and tickets are $5  each. The bingo starts at 8 p.m.  at the Community Hall this  Saturday, December 1, but  doors open at 6 p.m.  LEGION BURSARY  The Legion does a lot of  things for the community that  people don't know about. One  example is the scholarships and  bursaries provided to local  students.  The Roberts Creek Legion  gives awards of $250 to two  Elphinstone graduates every  year and is sending a student to  the Terry Fox Camp in Ottawa  in March. They also sponsored  Marion Passmore for a bursary  of $1000. In accepting the  award on behalf of his daughter  at the Legion's last general  meeting, Mr. Passmore expressed appreciation for this nice  contribution.  POOL WINNER  Gord Ross was the lucky winner in the Grey Cup pool at the  legion. Better luck next time to  the rest of you.  ASTRONOMERS  Don van Kleek, grade seven  teacher at Roberts Creek  elementary, is setting up an  astronomy program to take  place around December 10. He  is looking for any amateur (or  professional) astronomers out  there who'd like to give an hour  or two of their time at the  school. Call 885-9229 Monday  to Friday if you're able to help  out.  BEER AND WINE RESULTS  The results of the annual beer  and wine tasting competition  held November 24 at the  Roberts Creek Legion are as  follows: Light Beer - 1st, Steve  Sleep; 2nd, Dawn and Stella;  3rd, Don and Nell Holland.  Dark Beer - Don Perry. Red  Wine - 1st, Blair Gronds,  blackberry ahd grape;- 2nd,  Steve Sleep, blackberry; 3rd,  Yvonne Morgan, blackberry.  White Wine - 1st, Tom and  Elsie Des Lauriers, "Chablis";  2nd, Don Jenkins, "vegetable  special". Rose - 1st, Stella  Mutch, plum rose; 2nd, Sue  Sleep, cherry rose.  Coast News, November 26,1984  15.  _f@HO.fS  It was the last day 'on the job' for Katimavik workers Rhonda  Kariz from Vernon, B.C. and Justin Maurice from Actonville,  Quebec, pictured here with the afternoon kindergarten class at  Roberts Creek elementary where Rhonda and Justin have been  working. They have now been posted to Flesherton, Ontario.  ���Dianne Evans pholo  At the Sunshine Coast Arena,  permission has been given by  Sechelt council for the establishment of a private skate sharpening business. The licensee will  provide all the equipment required, will pay $100 per month  to the arena for rent and will  make the service available  whenever the arena is open for  ice use until the end of the arena  season.  "This should be helpful to  skaters," commented arena  committee chairman Graham  Craig, who noted that the service may be expanded to include  the sale of such things as hockey  stick tape.  Negotiations are underway  for the organization of mid-size  hockey tournaments in January  and February. Up to eight  teams would travel from Vancouver and the lower mainland  to the Sunshine Coast, and  Alderman Craig noted that, in  addition to revenue from ice  rentals and snack bar sales at  the arena, the arrival in Sechelt  of some 144 hockey players and  their friends would be a boost to  local motel and restaurant  operations.  Note: The arena will be closed from December 23 to  January 3. "It's not practical to  keep it open during the  holidays, " commented Alderman Craig, who added that in  all likelihood there would be  scheduled a free public skate.  At Harmony Hall  by Gladys Coates  The annual general meeting  of OAPO #38 was held in Harmony Hall on November 5/with  Jim Munro in the chair.  Eighty-eight members were in  attendance. The following were  elected  to  office:   first  vice-  :\N^  EVENT PRICES  IN EFFECT THRU DEC. 1  A GIFT FOR HIM ,us. s19"!  a"*&b\  MEN'S 1ST QUALITY  president, Grace Gilchrist; second vice-president, Roy  Taylor; secretary for a second  term, Marjorie Leslie; treasurer,  Rena White. Directors for two  year terms, Win Stevens, Norm  Lambert, Bill Martin, Ernie  Fossett and Ed Connor.  Life memberships were  presented to Helen Thurston,  Irene Bushfield and Gladys  Coates in recognition of 10 or  more years of service. Kathy  Martin reported a membership  of 235 to date.  Regular activities are going  great, and well attended. The  flower arrangement class is  delightful, under the direction  of Pauline Harr, on second and  fourth Tuesdays of each month  at 2 p.m.  Painting classes are again  underway on Friday mornings  from 9:30 to 11:30 with Hazel  Coxall instructing.  Public bingo is well supported, and we appreciate your  attendance. This is the one  money raising event, which we  hold each Thursday evening  from November 1 to April 30.  * Some of our members have  been in hospital, and we wish  them a speedy return to good  health.  We would like to wish the  seniors of Sechelt success in  their undertaking of the construction of a new building. Obviously they have outgrown  their hall.  Good things to come - trips to  Oakridge in December and to  the Ice Capades on January 5;  Christmas dinner December 14;  New Year's Eve party apd  dance; potluck dinner  November 30 at 6 p.m.; Burns  Night dinner in January; a show  of hobbies some time in the new  year, date to be set. Ceramics,  darts, painting, exercise, carpet  bowling, flower arranging, Friday fun nights, Harmony Hall  singers, water fitness, dinners at  the Gypsy Cafe - how do we fit  it all in, and who says there is  nothing to do in Gibsons!  At Harmony Hall we make  things happen, and you too can  be a part of it. So come along to  the next meeting December 3,  and join in the fun. See you  there!  ��� CANADIAN-  MADE  PREWASHED  100% COTTON  ��� 14 OZ. DENIM  IN 3 GREAT  STYLES  ��� WAIST  SIZES 28-38  IN THE  GROUP  Just  A GIFT FOR HIM  19"!  1ST QUALITY MEN'S  QUILTED  FLANNEL SHIRT  GIFT  C��RflffCATE$  mmuituk  UtUtUUHmmiiMt^imttttmmi  &wor?iD       <"��" "���""�� :k.i vri km : vn-  Just  ��� NYLON QUILT  LINING  ���COTTON FLANNEL  SHELL  ��� WARMTH AND  COMFORT  ��� SIZES S,M,L, XL  1��  ��^ 'lift vt ^crxipfM <yw *  mmmm  fmamm  "Whispering Firs" is the name which won Ella Moorcroft first  prize in the Elphinstone Electors' competition to name the new��  park which is situated near the cemetery. Area E Director Jim  Gurney was on hand at Cedar Grove elementary to present her  prize, a year's family pass to the Gibsons pool. -DiMMEvawphoto  Kiwanis Auxiliary  Oversize Shirts Available $26"  | AVAILABLE IN DENOMINATIONS OF $10,!  ! $25, $50 AT ANY WORKWEAR WORLD     I  storei GOoD AT ALL OUR        I  STORES IN CANADA! I  i       The Perfect Gift !  **aaWa+ <**���_**�� ^aaaa> �����_����� -^taaa> ^aWK�� ���*���*������ ^__B�� ��~~*_|~**�� Maa%a> *��aaa+- *Waaa* aaWaa* ^tawaa* ���W  Rosemary Fay  ^VV��RKW_N?  I**oi;(p<eartl.  pOvvrie Si.  Seoh^lt  msmmrn  Due to the illness of president  Amy Blain, past-president Sue  Whiting took the chair at the  November 21 meeting of the  Gibsons Kiwanis Care Centre  Auxiliary.  We all wish Amy a speedy  recovery. Twenty-four members  were present, as well as Hans  Grossman, and we were pleased  to welcome two new members,  Shirley Nygren and Celia Meda,  We were all glad to learn that  our bazaar had been a great success and it has given us a good  start on our funds towards the  mini-bus. Several donations to  this fund were gratefully received. The prize winners at the  bazaar were: 1st Prize, Barry  Stein; 2nd and 3rd Prizes, Debbie Saunders.  It was decided that we would  have an annual bazaar every  November, and this would be  one of our main fund raising  events of the year.  Our next meeting will be a  dinner meeting at Pronto's  Restaurant on Wednesday,  December 12. Happy Hour at  6:30 and dinner at 7 o'clock.  We were all sad to learn that  Marg Perry is moving from the  area. She has been a wonderful  helper in so many ways over the  years, not the least being that of  filling the position of treasurer.  We were most fortunate to have  Judy Holding volunteer to fill  her position. We all wish Marg  happiness in her new home.  We will be assisting to  decorate the Care Centre on  Thursday, December 13 at 7  p.m., and all members are  welcome to give the Home a  festive atmosphere. Maureen  Sleep reports that the school will  be singing carols at the Home.  At the conclusion of our  meeting, we heard the minutes  of the residents' meeting. 16  Coast News, November 26,1984  Worn  again  eat fit�� recessse  'There were some 25 people at the Sunnycrest Mall oh Saturday, November 24 to circulate petitions urging the Canadian government to take a stand in opposition to USA intervention in Nicaragua, and to  ���answer questions from the public on the issue. This was partly in response to Joe Clark's recent statement  Mhat the USA has a contingent plan ready for the evacuation of Canadians from Nicaragua in the event  "Of an invastion. ���DianneEvansphoto  Therapy  course  Understanding and assisting  the confused elderly is the topic  of a one day workshop being  conducted by Capilano College  on December 1.  "Validation Therapy" is a  course designed not just for  health care professionals and  support personnel, but also for  people who are caring for elderly parents or other relatives. The  workshop will explore the  physical and personality  changes that are part of the aging process and participants w_l  learn validation therapy techniques which may help in dealing  with aging patients.  Workshop leader, Naomi  Feil, MSW, ACSW, is nationally recognized for her work with  the elderly, and for insights she  has provided into the aging process through programs,  workshops, films and writings.  "Validation   Therapy"   will  take place at the Lions Gate  Hospital Medical Day Mgentre  Activity  Room on  Saturday,  December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4?  .p.m. The fee-is.$35; For infor-j  mation and registration contact \  Capilano   College   Extension  Programs, Lynnmour campus,  986-1911, local 321.  Last Saturday at a Baha'i public meeting at the Driftwood Inn,  Sechelt, Manijeh Azizi (left) and Shirley Scratchley gave talks on'  Hie persecution of the Baha'is in Iran. -Kent shendanphoto  COAST  NEWS Photo   Reprints  Any published photo or your  choice from the contact sheets  3* 4-3"  5_ 7-5*  8-10-8*  Church  Services  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay - 9:30 a.m.  GIBSONS  Glassford Rd. - 11:15 a.m.  Sunday School -  9:30 a.m.  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone  886-2333  SUNSHINE COAST GOSPEL  CHURCH  Corner of Davis Bay Rd.  & Laurel Rd.  Inter-Denominational  Family Worship  Sunday-11 a.m.  Sunday School  For All Ages  Sunday - 9:45 a.m.  "We Extend A Welcome And  An Invitation To Come And  Worship The Lord With Us"  Pastor Arie de Vos  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School  Worship Service  Evening Fellowship  Wednesday  Home Fellowship.  10:00 a.m.  11:00 a.m.  6:00 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  Pastor Dave Shinness  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  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.  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Rey. 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  by Joan Huestis Foster  Why not explore the wonderful, marvellous proliferation of  second-time-around fashion  and accessory shops. What a-  great idea for a recession raddled community!  Many of the lovely dresses,  jackets, hand-knit sweaters and  leather purses are ones we could  not or would not have afforded  had we gazed wistfully at them  in their original elegant setting  at Park Royal or Pacific Centre.  Good wool, cotton, silk and  leather are priced out of sight  and when you add design and  manufacture you're running  nicely into the hundreds which  is just out of my league plus tax.  When buying an expensive outfit the tax always seems to be  the final blow. Second-time-  around fashions are tax free.  With reasonable prices and  no tax one can afford to take  the odd risky flyer with  something slightly outrageous in  either colour or design. Someone else has taken the  original risk and yours is discounted, greatly discounted.  After all fashion is supposed to  be both fun and exciting. Facing  a wet and miserable winter it's  great sometimes not to feel you  must be practical. At less than  one quarter the original price  you can afford that neon raincoat or purple cape because you  don't have to wear it all the  time.  Shopping in thrift shops is no  longer considered declasse.  Now it is considered to be lively  and clever, as well as smart  business. Purses and shoes,  gloves, scarves and jewellery,  coats, dresses and children's  outfits, all can be yours at prices  you'll love. With the kids just  think of blue-jeans alone and  their soaring prices.  For    children's    clothes,  purses, raincoats and the odd  appliance St. Mary's Hospital  Thrift Store in Sechelt is splendid, as it is for some unexpected  absolutely  marvellous  fashion  goodies.     Everything     is  generously   donated   by   the  hospital auxiliary.and friends,  .with the money g$ing toa good  j cause. Everyone b^effts'/*^-**^-  ���    The Cat's Whiskers in lower  Gibsons is d��place which the  wise shopper will case weekly.  Their prices are incredibly low  and they support the spay clinic  in an attempt to arrest the  animal population explosion. I  have discovered some great  hand-knit sweaters there.  Across Marine Drive the  Tussie-Mussie is marvellous for  farout, slightly madcap creative  silks and prints.  In Sechelt again, just before  the blinking light; set back in a  mobile home is the Second  Look Boutique which is so  beautifully arranged that, unless  told, you would never imagine it  to be anything but a lovely first  rate shop. Which, of course it  is, but it also is both secondhand and new.  Loretta Copping and Kay  Kwasnycia have great flair for  setting up display arrangements;  They drape gorgeous scarves  with stunning jewellery across a  gossamer hand-knit sweater jn  the slightly open drawer of an  antique breakfront. Their  fashion sense is flawless and  their collective memory long. It  is both flattering and rather  charming to be called about an  item which they really feel you  would like and to discover that  they are usually right.  Don't go into Second Look  looking tacky. They want us to  look better dressed and will accept no excuses. (Well I'm on  my way home now), "Doesn't  matter...tuck that other pant leg  into your boot, both out or both  in." They scour the lower  mainland for wonderful clothes  and they are both very helpful.  It really is my favourite shopping spot much as I hate to give  away any secrets.  So do yourself a favour and  make a regular run around the  "worn again" fashion centres,  have yourself a fling and pick  up something you would  NEVER buy at first time prices.  BUYING, SELLING  PROPERTY MANAGEMENT  FOR ALL YOUR  REALTY NEEDS SEE:  J.R. (JIM) MUNRO  G  a  1BSONS  KEALTY  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  GIBSONS, B.C. VON 1V0  OFFICE: 886-2277 RES: 886-7134  Report from the Legislature  Socreds reversal  The Sunshine  by Don Lockstead  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  GRACE REFORMED  COMMUNITY CHURCH  Sunday: Sechelt Elem. School  9:45 a.m.: Sunday School  11 a.m.: "Studies in Genesis"  7:30 p.m. Home Meetings  "Studies in Matthew"  Wednesday:  8:00 p.m. Chatelech Sec. School  Oct. 17th to Nov. 21st  "Holiness of God" by R.C. Sproul  Video tapes which formed basis  of Charles Colson's Best Seller  "Loving God"  . Cameron Fraser, Pastor 885-7488  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.  ST. HILDA'S & ST.  ANDREWS'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. Andrew's Anglican,  Pender Harbour  4:30 p.m.    Worship Service  Rev. John Paetkau     885-5019  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  aavm  On November 8 provincial  by-elections were held in the  ridings of Okanagan North and  Vancouver East.  Naturally, B.C. New  Democrats are encouraged by  the strong showing in both  ridings and by the addition of  two talented MLAs to our  caucus.  Okanagan North has broken  a 32-year string of Social Credit  representation. They have  elected a young capable New  Democrat MLA, Lyle Mac-  William.  Mr. MacWilliam will be an  effective voice for the central interior region of the province.  This area has been referred to as  the heart of Social Credit country, because of the number of  Socred members returned over  the years.  Unfortunately, a certain  complacency may have  developed in Social Credit.  Many observers have felt that  Social Credit has taken the  region for granted.  Local issues were an important part of the by-election in  Okanagan North. But there is  also a message of province-wide  significance.  People are concerned about  the poor and negative performance of the B.C. economy and  by'the actions of a government  which has contributed to the  severity of the downturn.  ^ This is something that affects  everybody in the province, in  every region and every age  group.  The Vancouver East riding,  on the other hand, has tended to  vote NDP over the years. It is  interesting, however, to note  that Social Credit ran third in  the riding at 16 per cent of the  popular vote.  While there is no surprise in  the outcome, surely the:  magnitude of the defeat must  cause Social Credit to rethink its  policy and program.  There is some evidence that  the government is rethinking  basic policies. It has failed to  call the legislature in session for  the past six months. The house  will not likely sit until next year  sometime.  Hopefully, the message of the  by-elections will be understood  by government and the government will pursue a more  moderate line in the new year.  Notice Board  TO PLACE NOTICE PHONE COAST NEWS 8862622 or 886-7817  Single? Join Cameo Singles Club for dancing, potluck dinners, special  events. Phone 885-5655 or 886-9058.  Boys Floor Hockey ages 12-14.7 p.m. Wed. night, Langdale school. Please  phone 886-7878 or 886-2529 to register. M  Gibsons Elementary Parent Council Meeting, Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30  p.m. in the library. Guest speakers: Linda. Riddell -"computers in the'  classroom"; Lori Baglot- "computers and special needs children"; Sam  Reid - "computers in the administration of the school". All parents  welcome!!  "Who Wants Unions" film & panel discussion at the regular monthly NDP  meeting Wed., Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m. Elphinstone lunchroom. Everyone  welcome.       ,  Christmas Bake Sale by Gibsons Branch of St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary  -Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons, Friday, November 30 from 9:30 a.m.  Christmas Bazaar, Sunnycrest Mail. 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1st, 1984.  Elphinstone Brownies, Guides & Pathfinders.  Meeting Monday, Dec. 3 at the  Sunshine Coast Bursary & Loans Society.  Roberts Creek school at 4 p.m.  Christmas Bake & Craft Sale Sunnycrest Mall,' Friday, Dec. 7,10 a.m.-onward. St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church. .  Just pick up the  phone...  for fast efficient dent removal.  Wally's the best.  ���*  He's got experience. Wal-Ven Auto  Body has the skills and the equipment  to repair anything pn wheels. Don't  hesitate to take your car to Wally for a  fast, free estimate, complete repairs  and quality workmanship.  (mm* mmmw  H'^y;- XfQ'i-'-X p.i^s'pi'ii-'  886-7133 Lloyd O'Donnell, a flying picket from the Retail-Wholesale Union,  supported by local Solidarity Coalition pickets, stopped a delivery  from Slade and Stewart to a local restaurant last Thursday, in protest against the lock-out action taken by the company in May this  year. ���Disnne Kvans pholo  Elves at work  Hard at work, the Elves are  preparing the stockings, gathering the toys, sorting the food,  stamping the cards and collecting the names.  What this refers to is the  work done by the Sunshine  Coast Elves Club - a volunteer  society whose job it is to make  up Christmas hampers for the  needy on the Sunshine Coast,  from Egmont to Port Mellon.  The club is in its fourteenth year  and with the help of everyone,  hopes to continue its work  through . the 1984 Christmas  season.  The stockings are filled with  toys for our Christmas draw.  The toys and gifts for the  hampers are donated along with  the food. A card from the club  is delivered with each hamper.  The names of applicants are  kept confidential, known only  by our mediator, L. Pariseau,  and the driver who delivers the  hampers.  If you know of anyone, alone  or with a family, who needs a  hamper; a disabled person, someone on a pension, without  work or whatever the reason,  have them apply or apply for  them.  Send information - name, address, phone, number of adults,  male or female, number of  children, male or female and  ages and directions to your  home - to our mediator L.  Pariseau, Box 884, Gibsons,  B.C. VON 1V0, 886-7443.  Donations gratefully received, watch for depots in your  area, or send to Elves Club, Box  1107, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  Remember - a membership  only costs you one penny a day  and one food item per month.  Put a 'little joy into the hearts  of a few', and a lot into yours  by sharing your donation or  your time with the Elves Club.  Depot - Holy Family Church  Hall, Saturday, December 8.  ��� MISC SERVICES ���  >GRD discusses  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District board meeting on  November 22 considered a full  agenda with much of the emphasis on the future of the  Economic Development Commission.  A delegation was on hand  from the EDC, comprising  Russell Crum, Irene Lugsdin,  and Don Hoops to present to  the board proposals for 1985.  Two main issues are to be considered; firstly, whether the  function of the EDC is to continue as of April 30, 1985, fully  supported by the SCRD and the  two municipalities, and secondly, is the proposed budget acceptable?  The EDC seems to be a very  large expenditure, and one  question which arises is whether  it will have to be supported by  local funding forever. Russell  Crum, chairman of the EDC,  addressed this, "I see SCEDS  (Sunshine Coast Employment  Development Society) moving  more to local corporation  status, modelled after  Nanaimo. As such it would  receive grants, and start taking  over costs. This will cost the  tax-payer less and less."  Director Ian Vaughan raised  the point that there are approximately 1,000 persons unemployed on the Sunshine  Coast, and that the amount of  money being asked for by the  EDC is considerably less than  the amounts being spent on  unemployment insurance  benefits and welfare, and will  hopefully bring jobs to this  community.  Mayor Joyce Kolibas said  Sechelt supported the EDC but,  "I don't know yet where the  money is going to come from,"  she said.  Director   John   Burnside  presented the Gibsons view,  "Gibsons feels much as Sechelt  does. The function has just cut  its teeth, it should come to  maturity this year. I feel it  deserves council's support."  Aside from the financial considerations which must be faced  by all local governments, there  is also the question of the direction to be taken by the EDC in  1985.  "Before we agree to the  budget there must be more  discussion about the direction  policy will take. I might then  feel more comfortable about the  increases I see from the 1983  figures," said Director Brett  McGillivray. "There's been a  lack of communication between  the EDC and SCRD which I  would like to see remedied," he  went on.  It was agreed that the EDC  creates a base of support to the  people of the community, and  there has been considerable progress in the 2Vi years since its  inception. The recent LEAD  grant has given hopes that an  economic strategy will be worked out.  Irene Lugsdin expressed the  hope that there will be a five  year plan in place by the end of  1985 with one year screened and  ready to go in the very near  future.  "I think this will make us  more accountable to you  (SCRD) and to the public," she  said.  The board will make a decision by the end of November.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  at  Books �� Stuff  Sechelt  until noon Saturday  Coast News, November 26,1984  LADIES' AUXILIARY TO ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION  #10��  ANNUAL CHRISTMAS  17.  We Pay CashSS  For  Beer bottles, beer cans, pop bottles, pop cans, newspapers,  cardboard, rads, batteries, brass, copper, aluminum, car  bodies, used cars & trucks, odds and ends...we'll make an offer  on almost anything!!  Open 10:00 ��� 4:00 Mon. ��� Sat.  CONSERVE ENERGY  PUT IT BACK IN THE SYSTEM  ���o  ea  o  K  eo  Q.  ���a  tc  a  a.  Gibs.  Autobody  Seabird  Rentals  We Are Here  PENINSULA  RECYCLING!  Sunco  Seamount  Car Wash  Hwy 101  Peninsula  Transport  /  PENINSULA RECYCLING  YOUR ONE STOP RECYCLING SHOP!!  886-8193  ��� RENTALS ���  ��� EXCAVATING ���  ��� MISC SERVICES ���  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817  ��� AUTOMOTIVE ���  f     ALAN G0W  :��j  CENTRAL CAR RENEW  Boats ��� Cars ��� Trucks '  Engine & Upholstery Shampooing  V 885-4640 NEXT TO CAP COLLEGE J  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817  O0||tfe50K AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS TO All. MAKES  "The Rad Shop"  COLLISION RfcPAIKS  B.C. A. A.   Approved  886-7919  Hwv 101. Gibsim;,  886-8744  '>r,-r>"Tn'-l ���  ���/';r >r.'  T_T^ af\ W residential &  M ^^F ^_^ML#     Commercial  Gibsons       OP NT A I   Q  y^Behind Windsor Plywood Imfcil^ Ifll^J  ��� EXCAVATING ���  r RAY HANSEN TRUCKING A  & CONTRACTING LTD.  Gravel, Clearing & Excavating,  Septic Systems, Ail Types of Gravel  Box 218 Madeira Park VON 2H0      883-9222  JANDE EXCAVATING  Div. of Kowa Enterprises Ltd.  450 Loader Land Clearing  R.R. 2. Leek Road.      DumP Truck |oe*, Edna  ^Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0      886-9453        Bellerive  Wayne Ross  Excavating Ltd.  For all your Backhoe Needs  Roberts Creek Eves 885-561 7_  J.F.W, EXCAVATING LTD.  ��� septic Fields ��� Excavations ��� Clearing ���  886-8071  Itn-ri Rd.  (iibyms  INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT  COAST   B  TRACTOR  & Equipment Ltd.  For Induitrial and Forestry Equipment  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Archie Morrison - Bus. 524-0101      Res. 939-4230  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE A SUSPENSION  CENTRE  886-2700      886-8167  Hwy. 101. just West of Gibsons  ��� CLEANING SERVICES ���  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  y 885-9973 886-29387  r- ��� \  Peninsula  Septic Tank Service  885-7710  DONE YOURS LATELY?  ��� CONTRACTING ���  (peninsula <��Ui*g  Hwy 101 Sechelt B.C.I  Bus. -885-3538  WINDOWS * GLASS LTD.  Resktontal & Commercial  Glazing Contractors  Wood or Aluminum Windows. Skylights  .       Full Line 01 Interior/Exterior Deors  ��� Conversions  ��� Custom Store Fronts  o Green Houses &  Skylite Systems  -**"> '*i  v^  mmmmm.  \H$*lhi$-  *W<  V >,^"  HMUMtaU  ���"(k.  BC FGRRIES  *"��� Schedule  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY-UXNGDALE  WINTER  1984  EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER 22, 1984  JERV'S INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am   5:30 pm  10:00  1:20 pm  ���3:30  Lv. Langdale  6:25 am 4:30 pm  *8:45 6:30  12:30 pm 8:20  2:30  MINI-BUS SCHEDULE  Monday  7:25  9:15  _ y>  o S to  ��35  > I K  *8  Lv. Earls Cote  7:15 am   6:30 pm  10:30 8:30  1:05 pm 10:25  4:30  Lv. Saltery Bay  6:15 am *5:30 pm  9:15 7:30  12:00 noon 9:30  3:30 pm  : -v*  COLLINS SECURITY  ���������^Serving the Sunshine Coast ���������  On Call 24 Hours  ��� Complete Locksmithing Services  ��� Burglar Alarm Systems  ��� CCTV  ^ Ken Collins  Free Estimates  885-4515.  886-7359  Conversion   Windows,   Glass,  Auto   &  Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens, .. _ .        Mirrors  , Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  CHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  '��  V_   HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.   886-2912  J  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  . CABINETS -  886-9411  Showroom: Pratt Rd. A Hwy. 101  Open; Sat. 10-4 or anytime by app't. J*  Peninsula Transport Ltd.  24 hour  LOW BED SERVICE  Lowest Rates on the Peninsula  886-2284  886-8240 J  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  866-2622 or 886-7817  TREE TOPPING A  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  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES LTD.  ��� Concrete Septic Tanks ��� D Boxes ��� Well Casing  ��� Pre-Cast Trailer Pads ��� Septic Tank Pumping  ��� Portable Toilet Rental ��� Crane Service Hightlift  SPECIALTY ORDERS 886-7064 ANYTIME  can: Swanson's  For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel]    Dump Truck Rental  ll**-f i Formed Concrete Products  J��hone 885-9666 ��� 885-5333  ��� FLOOR COVERING ���  KEN DE VRIES & SON ^  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.. !  Carpets - Tiles - Linoleums - Drapes  Wallcoverings - Custom Window Shades  Steam Cleaning  .886-7112 Hwy 101.Gibsons  ,  17 Years Experience Commercial And Residential'  \tfa%  ��� HEATING ���  Gibsons  Telephone  Answering  Service  For Information c��l! 886-731 I  Service  C?5X*~  ���\  Is our  l(��<^<&) only  business  JOHN HIND���SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon toPender Harbour  v*.  Res. 886-9949  ROLAND'S  HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD  ��� 5" Continuous aluminum gutters  ��� Aluminum solfits & fascias  e Built-in vacuum systems  ��� Vinyl siding  LIQUID  GAS LTD  H  "\  ^  Hwy. 101   Sechelt  between  St. Mary  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut.  Mon.-Fri.   8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  i���n���|  s I CANADIAN I  I .-J..,.,..,.!  885 2360    .  885-3562  COAST NEWS  Photo Reprints  3x 4 - 3����  5x 7 - S��0  8x10-8����  any published photo  or your choice from  the contact sheets  ��� ��� s  ���I* 18.  Coast News, November 26,1984  1. Homes &. Property 17.  2. Births <S.  3. Obituaries 19.  4. In Memoriam 20.  5. Thank You 21.  6. Personal 22.  7. Announcements 23.  8. Weddings &. 24.  Engagements 25.  9. Lost 26.  10. Found 27.  11. Pets & Livestock 28.  12. Music 29.  13. Travel 30.  14. Wanted  15. Free 31.  16. Garage Sales 32.  Barter &. Trade  For Sale  Autos  Campers  Marine  Mobile Homes  Motorcycles  Wanted to Rent  Bed &. Breakfast  For Rent  Help Wanted  Work Wanted  Child Care  Business  Opportunities  Legal  B.C. & Yukon  ;:^;-:-M;MM;-HpnileS  XX-X^Vx^peiTiy  Aiioount erri ents ���  Coast News Classifieds  FIRST  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  IN HALFMOON BAY  B & J Store  885-9435  IN SECHELT  , Davis Bay  Peninsula  Market   885-9721  ROBERTS CREEK "���~  Seaview Market  885-3400  1 IN GIBSONS"  View Gibsons harbour, new,  1200 sq. ft., oak kite, cab., full  bsmt., dbl. carport, main fir.  laundry rm. Reduced to $76,900  with $10,000 dn., 3 yr. mortgage  .at 11%. 686-8226, 885-3165.  #50  TRADE  Mature prof. cpl. would be in-  teres. to trade 2 bdrm. luxury  apt. on Capilano River w/exec.  amenities for a WF or view home  w/min. 2 bdrm., 1200 sq. ft.  Area Langdale to Sechelt. For  details: Elaine Biggan, Western  Realty, 922-6166 (24 hrs.) or  922-4932 (res.). #48  Water view 3 bdrm. home on  fenced third acre on Lower Rd. in  Roberts Creek for sale or will rent  for $550/mo. Heatilator fireplace  and skylights. 534-2723 eves.  #48  For sale by owner. % acre Lower  Roberts Creek. Close to beach,  school and store. $16,000.  Phone 885-4462 after 5.      #49  Thank You  Thanks to all our relatives &  friends for the cards, flowers &  good wishes on the occasion of  our 50th wedding anniversary.  Thanks for celebrating with us &  thanks to the Alderspring Centre  for the great lunch! Herb &  Dorothy Steinbrunner. #48  .We wish to thank our relatives  and friends for their loving kindness during our time of sorrow.  Rob, Jan, Brent & Kirstin  Dufresne. #48  Our heart felt thanks to the  friends and neighbours of Ross'"  Lane for their wonderful help and  support. From Ross's family. #48  I wish to thank all my friends for  their help, kindness, sympathy,  cards and their many phone calls  during the recent and sudden  loss of my dear husband Jimmie.  Kathleen McPeake. #48  Boys floor hockey. Ages 12-14.  Wed. night Langdale school 7  p.m. Please phone 886-7878 or  886-2529 to register. #48  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  Tarot, psychometry & rune stone  readings. Tues. & Thurs. at The  Bookstore, Sechelt. 885-2527.  TFN  ECKANKAR A.S.O.S.T.  A Spiritual Path  886-8579    #49  ::^imXXXXX  :Wanited  N.L.P. SEMINAR  Introduction to  "THE MAGIC  OF CHANGE1'  Through Personal Growth  SECHELT BOOKSTORE  Sunday, Dec. 2  Pre-registration $30  Bring Lunch  Phone 885-2527 or 885-5622  Lecturer  Justis R. Chase, C.T.N.L.P.  ��.       Weddings  & Engagements  Single? Join Cameo Singles Club  for dancing, potluck dinners,  special events. Phone 885-5655  or 886-9058. #50  WEDDING  or  ENGAGEMENT  happening in your family? Announce the happy event in our  classified ads. Call 886-2622 or  886-7817.  Wedding rings made to order,  sized & repaired. Silver Sea,  885-2687. #48  Before you open up your  door...make sure you know just  what's in store!  180�� brass peepholes, installed  $20,886-7289. #48  CLJiSSNFIKO ADVKRTISINQ  ^^^aajajaa^aajaaaa/ aaat^asa  ___aj��jumuMtff____mt__m ..  flD_S__Mi___^*Mtf_w__ft  "^~^p-~paww^^jpfwib  The SunshirieCoastNe!��"  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 advertls-.  ing which in the opinion of  the Publisher is In questionable taste. In the event  that any advertisement is re-,  jected the sum paid for the  advertisement will be  refunded.  Minimum '4" per 3 line Insertion.  Each additional line *1M. 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 money orders  mutt accompany all classified advertising.  NOON SATURDAY  ������::: ~MM__Mt <T_%;:_)>M_u__cr*nM,��__':  ��� v * smwiuam swiiwMHnii bun ,  Please mail to:  COAST NEWS Classified.  Box 460. Gibsons. B.C. VQN 1V0  ��� Or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places listed above *  ��� Minimum *4~* per 3 line Insertion.  $50 reward to anyone who saw  somebody take my green  packsack from outside the Books  & Stuff Store on July 14 between  5 & 5:30 p.m. Bergliot Solberg,,  885-5339. #48:  I  1  I  I  1  i  i  i  i  M_  i  11  i  i  "5|   ir  i  i'  ��6|   i     11  ���7  11  ���A               1  i  ���  i  11  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  CLASSIFBCATION: e.g. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  noBf-n  "      J  i am ���_ os~ as?  Six keys in dark leather holder.  Check at Coast News office Wed.  to Thurs. #48  Child's jacket. Beige. Found on  Headlands Road. 886-9077. #48  Pets  & Livestock  P.B. black German Shepherd  pups. Females only $40,10wks.  old. Ph. 886-2489. #50  Music  HiT  PIANO  TUNING  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Violin lessons age 3 and up.  Begins Feb. Classical, folk. Katie  885-5539. #50  Wanted: Cars & trucks for wrecking. Ph. K&C Auto Wrecking Ltd.  886-2617. TFN  Small reliable car. Honda,  Chevette, etc. Good cond.  $500-$1,500. Small house or  garage @ 25'x30'. Will move  from prop. 883-2253, 883-9427  ask for Diana. #49  Needed for Halfmoon Bay School.  Donation of a hot plate or 2 burner  stove with oven. 885-4625.   #48  Free  FOftST POTTERY  CHRISTMAS __W_Y____  Featuring   new   pots   by  Keith Receveur  &  Pat Forst  Open almost anytime  Chamberlin Road  (off North Road)  GIBSONS 886-2543  Dec. 2 Lower Rd. at Metcalfe.  Suzuki 850, tons housewares,  bldg. supplies, clothes. Won't  open til 11. #48  For Sale  Toy Prices  Are Super At  MACLEODS  SECHELT  a_c  Great Xmas gifts: wooden toys,  burl clocks, spoon racks. After 5,  886-2198. #48  Regal cards & novelties. Pakistani  embroideries, table linen etc.  Sponsored by Anglican/United  Churches. Avail. St. Aidan's Hail,  Roberts Creek Saturdays 11-2  p.m. #48  Wooden stereo cabinet with turntable, AM/FM and colour TV.  Needs repairs. Offers? 883-9342  or 883-9427. TFN  Remington Mod. 600 carbine cal.  6 mm w/Weaver V4.5 W scope  $450. Savage Mod. 99F cal. .308  w/Weaver 4X scope & Lyman  aperture sight $350. Winchester  Mod. 70 Featherweight XTR, cal.  .243 new $400. 886-8228 eves.  #49  Table lamps 'Ginger Jar' shape  floral design on white  background $60 ea.; 'Delicraft'  coffee table $275, end tables  $250 ea., dark walnut with glass  tops & shelves; 'Braerriore' sofa  $700, loveseat $600, muted  floral, all in exc. cond. Phone  886-2266. . #50  17 cu. ft. fridge," good cond.  $300. Konlca 40mm camera  w/f lash, $45. Br. suede coat, sz.  10, $30.886-7070. #48  3 piece bathroom fixtures incl.  taps $100. GE dishwasher $50.  886-2575. #48  Brand new 7 cu. ft. freezer $350.  Fisher Price toys, exc. cond.  886-2509. #50  4 10Rx15 B.F. Goodrich Mud  T/A $640. 886-2615, 886-8168.  #49  FIREWOOD  Vs dry alder. Satisfaction  guaranteed. Large cords $65.  886-8127 after 6 p.m. #51  Manual portable Olympia  typewriter. Exc. cond. $50, offers. Eves. 886-2369. #48  King size waterbed w/head-  board, new matt. $200.  886-2497. #50  Hedging cedars, 3 varieties.  Direct from grower. 1 gallon size.  Min. order 25, $3 each with fertilizer or $4 planted. Free delivery  locally. B&B Farms, Roberts Crk.  885-5033. TFN  4 Honda mag wheels & 2 rad.  snow tires on rims. All for $175.  3 prs. ski boots, sizes 5, 6, 7  $20 ea. 135 cm K2 skis with 150  Tyrolia bindings and poles, $75.  886-8656. #48  Speed Queen washer & dryer  $350; Westinghouse 1981 fridge,  like new, almond $375; Fr. Prov.  chest & chair $300; exercise bike  with dual control handle bars &  pedal $75. 885-4748 after 6:30  p.m. #50  Lister diesel lighting plant 4000  watts. Price $3,500 firm.  883-9265. #48  Moving sale. Musicians equipment, Coleman RV camper console & accessories. Lots more.  Details 885-7728. #48  Massey-Harris pony farm tractor  PJ.0. $500 OBO. 886-2332. #48.  QUALITY CEDAR  ANNUAL FALL SALE  1x 4  1x 6  1x 8  1x10  2x 3  2x 4  2x 6  2x 8  2x10  4x 4  12* lin. ft.  18*!ln.ft.  25" lin. ft.  32* lin. ft.  18* lin. ft.  22* lin. ft.  38* lin. ft.  52* lin. ft.  65* lin. ft.  52c lin. ft.  Sawmill, Trout Lake Road  Halfmoon Bay  885-2112 Days  885-3545 Eves.  J  26' Trimaran for sale. Depth  sounder, CB, head, 10 HP Volvo  diesel, 3 sails. "Troika" moored  at Gibsons Harbour. Phone  886-2558. #49  72,5 ft. Hourston Glascraft, 20  Johnson w/tarps and trailer.  $1,650,886-7588. #50  Multicycle Inglis auto washer  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  '84 25XD  MERCURY  OUTBOARD  Long shaft elec. start,  forward controls. Used  approx. 50 hrs. Suggested  retail $2,395. Asking  $1,300, OBO.  "Cabbage  handmade.  Patch doll clothes"  886-2914, Melanie.  #50  House being wrecked. All  household appliances must go.  Call 883-2604. #48  20" portable and 22" console  color TV. 885-5963. #48  Yamaha auto/bass/chord Elec-  tone organ. Excellent condition.  885-3655. #48  351 Windsor & 3 sp. auto. $230.  New dual exhaust system for 351  engine $50. 886-2987.        #50  1974 Mazda 808 4 speed. 7 tires  on rims. Runs well. Very little  rust. $850 OBO. Steve 886-3841.   #48  '62 Nova SW, new brakes, 6  cyl., auto, good run. cond. $400  OBO. 886-9480. #50  78 Grand Lemans Deluxe. 1  owner, lady driven, 4 dr. loaded,  fully maint. records. Low miles.  Exc. cond. $3,500 firm. Ph.  886-7760. #50  1980 Chev Crew Cab. 38,000 +  km. Asking $8,000. Open to offers. 886-2086. TFN  77 Chev 4x4 PU.  spd., one owner,  Phone 886-7588.  Short box. 4  new paint.  <     #48  Sale #19, 12x56 exc. cond. in  Comeau Mobile Home Park, North  Rd. $9,000. 886-9581.        #50  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park. 886-9826. TFN  12x68' Highwood. Exc. cond. 2  bdrm., bath with sliding doors &  panelled twin vanity basins, 4 appls., W/W, drapes, oil C/H.  20'x8" covered deck, 9'x7' alum,  shed. Quiet adult pk., near  beach. $16,500. 885-3852. #48  10x45 Traveilo mobile home  situated #30 SCTP. $6,500. View  wknds. 886-2705. #48  Gallon wine bottles  886-2919 days.  50*  each.  #49  Limited edition Christmas cards  handprinted by local artist. A  distinctive greeting for someone  special. 885-4592. #49  Hope  order  eves.  chest, custom  for Christmas.  made to  886-9432  #49  Admiral custom washer & dryer  set 5 yrs. old, exc. cond. $600  OBO. Sears 10-speed 23" bike.  886-8545. #49  PORTRAITS  Pastel $25, charcoal $20. Great  Christmas gift. Marjory Gray,  886-8110.. #49  Slide projector & screen,  Huskvarna rifle, power saw,,  radio record player & sun lamp.  886-9346. #49  Satellite System  8' - $1,895 installed  Satellite Locator $225  Green Onion  Earth Station  in the Cedars Plaza  886-7414  TIME TO  SPRUCE UP  YOUR HOME  FOR  CHRISTMAS  Good supply of  * fabrics  * vinyls  * foam and  * upholstery supplies  W.W. Upholstery  & Boat Tops Ltd.  886-7310  Split alder delivered $70 a cord or  $240 for 4 cords or U-pick up  rounds $45.883-9235.        #49  1  f:��-.1tJIJv.  i  ���i  I  fS  I   --1  m&NEW EXCITING PATTERNSM  _ NOWINSTOCKII      Jj  m  il  J=nug  Down  1 Quilts  W\NPW EXCITING PATTERN  KERN'S  ;    HOME  FURNISHINGS  886-8886  K��;aari  Hay $3.50  Straw $3.50  Mulch $2.50  885-9357  TFN  T & S SOU  Mushroom manure $30 per yard  $25 for seniors. Cheaper by the  truckload. Call after 6.885-5669.  TFN  Bricks! Approx. 400 new red  bricks & chimney cap. $140.  886-7289. TFN  1 fridge $75 OBO; 1 dishwasher  $110 OBO; 3 folding doors $10  each. 886-7840.  ;    #48  LET'S TRADE  APPLIANCES  With MACLEOD'S Store  Sechelt, B.C.  77 Jimmy 4x4. Runs  radiais & skid plate  886-2227 after 5 p.m.  1975 Ford LTD wagon. Needs  trans, work $1,000 0B0. Also  snows 75R15$70 pr.;' A7��-*136n  rims $40.885-7571. #48  1978 Datsun PU. Auto, canopy,  good cond. $2,000 OBO.  885-7640 after 5. #48  MGB 1971 red good shape. 2000  miles on fully rblt. motor. Must  sell. 883-9342. TFN ,  K&C Auto Wracking  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  1984 F250 4X4,13,000 ki. 6.9 L  diesel, automatic. Lots of options.  886-7837. TFN  1975 Chev "Belleville" Van. 4  new radial tires, new trans.,  Pioneer AM/FM cassette stereo  system. New removeable bed &  matt., new carpet & panel., new  paint. 7 wks. old Offers or trade  for L.S. boat & cash. 886-9297.  #48  '76 Volare. Slant 6, good condition, new muffler, only $2,100.  883-2406.    . #48  72 Toyota Celica, body & engine  parts $300; 75 Celica, 5 spd.  trans. $300; 13" steel mags with  Goodrich rubber $200 OBO. Ph.  eves. 885-9294. #48  1950 Mercedes Benz. Not running, good for parts. Offers? Ph.  885-3398. #48  '69 Ford PU ��� ton. V8, incl. 2  snows on rims. $400 OBO.  886-9095. #48  1977 Dodge pickup % T. Low  mileage, good running order.  $2,700.886-8005. #49  78 Ford window van. V8,  PS/PB, auto. Exc. cond., no  rust, part, camperized. $4,000.  Cal! 886-8545. .    #49  1979 Suzuki GS550L, 4 cyl., 6  gears, front & rear discs. Immaculate condition. $925.  886-9839. #48  74 Mazda 808 station wagon.  Reliable transportation. $850.  883-9235. #49  1975 Buick Regal. Exc. cond.  $2,000 firm. Phone after 5.  886-9346. #49  Community Hall for rent In  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994, 7-10 p.m. TFN  WATERFRONT. Pender Harbour.  House. 1 bdrm. with skylight,  windows all around, laundry inc.,  wood/elec. heat. Dock closeby.  883-9342. #TFN  3 bdrm. duplex in Creekside,  avail immed. Call Barry or Keith at  886-8141 days, or 886:3772  eves. #48  i. Lg. clean 2 bdrm. ste. w/view &  I sundeck, WW carpets, curtains.  I Convenient location between up-  | per & lower Gibsons. $300.  886-9326. #48  Rosamund Rd. Gibsons. Small 2  bdrm. duplex, clean and bright.  $295/mo. 886-8548. #48  3 bdrm. house, Sechelt.  $425/mo. 886-3726. #48  33' superbly crafted off-shore  sloop; cedar on oak, full keel,  diesel aux., diesel stove, llferaft,  I dinghy, VHF, D.F.. stereo. Exc.  cond. $27,500.886-9839.   #48  Wanted: 20' to 24' fibreglass  boat, fresh water cooled. 1980  and up. Cash. 885-3143.     #50  Modern 2 bdrm. home on Gower  Ft. Rd. near Bonniebrook. 4 appliances, airtight woodstove.  Avail. Dec. 1. $400/mo.  References please. 886-8212.  TFN  One bdrm. cottage on 5 acres,  Rbts. Creek. Ph. 886-8295.   ���   ���     #48  New   14x78  mobile  home.   2  bdrm., W/D, F/S, W/W carp.  Davis Bay, sorry no kids, no  dogs. $350. 886-8387 aft. 5.  '       #48  3 bdrm. furn. WF house. Avail,  till Apr. 1st. Will consider renting  at $250 to resp. person. Close to  ferry. 886-7830. #48  FOR THE  EXCEPTIONAL PERSON  WF luxury ste. 1 bdrm.. loft,  study area. High ceilings & stained glass bay windows. Deck on  j the ocean. An elegant apart, with  lots of character.  $425-$450.  i Granthams. 886-7830.        #48  Cabin on view acreage, near  waterfront, lush garden.  Redrooffs. $300. 885-3244,  885-3167. #48. Coast News, November 26,1984  Waterfront bachelor cottage,  furn. Avail. Dec. Ist-rent $185.  Sorry no dogs. 886-7377.    TFN  2 bdrm. house, Granthams  w/view, $450/mo. Ht. & Igt. incl. 886-7802 after 6. #49  Gibsons. 1678 Marine. Unfurn.  self-cont. ste. 3 bdrm. & bar  $350. 1 bdrm. $225. 922-6649.  .    #49  These beautiful 3 bdrm. stes.  renting at $450/mo. have been  reduced to $350/mo. due to location. 20 minutes drive from shopping mall on Port Mellon Hwy.  886-9352, 884-5344 or  884-5398. #49  2 bdrm. mobile home for rent.  $320/mo. 886-9581. #49  2 bedroom and den cedar home.  Wood heater, sundeck, fireplace,  propane furnace. Private Vz acre  lot. $380/mo. Collect 435-9181.  '     #49  WATERFRONT PENDER HAR-  BOUR. 3 bdrm. older style large  house. Fr., st., laundry, dock  nearby. Fireplace and fabulous  view. Rent whole house or share.  883-9342.  . TFN  'Marine Drive, Gibsons. 1 bdrm.  ste. Close to atl amenities, view.  $300,886-8035. #49  Granthams WF suite. Privacy,  verandah, wood/electric heat.  $350,886-8284. #49  Private studio beach cottage.  Year round for one quiet person,  no pets. Granthams. $300.  886-8284. #49  .2 bdrm. house w/garage. North  Rd. $425/mo. Also workshop for  rent. 886-9063. #49  "WE PAY,  YOU  WATCH"  As an added bonus all of  our apartments come  complete with free Pay TV  service. 1, 2 & 3 bedroom  apartments. Available at  reasonable rates.  PAY TV  AT  HARBOUR  HEIGHTS  886-9050  1 semi-furn. bach. ste. Stv.,  fdg.. W/W. Central Gib. Ph.  886-7525 6-8 p.m. only.      #50  1 bdrm. suite. Privateentr.. close  to ferry, basic furn. No pets.  886-9186 eves. #50  3 bdrm. hse. Rbts. Crk. Wood  heat, 4 appl. $395/mo.  885-2103. #48  Ocean view. 2  W/W, furn. or  883-9923 Robi.  bdrm. duplex.  unfurn. $350.  #50  Clean two bedroom trailer. 4 appliances. In Davis Bay. $325/mo.  885-9276. #48  Gingerbread house in sunny  Tuwanek. Sip. loft bdrm., wood  & elec. ht., south view, skylights  galore.- 885-7677 or 886-7355  eves. TFN  2 bdrm. hse. in lower Gibsons.  Wood heater, fr. & stv. Across  from park. $325/mo. 886-3924.  #48  Unfurn. 1 bdrm. suite in very  clean & quiet bid. Adults only.  Heat & hot water incl. No stairs.  Avail. Nov. 1st. 886-9038.    TFN  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  Mobile homes space avaiL Sunshine Coast Mobile Park.  886-9826. TFN  Office space for rent, 2nd floor  above Gibsons Building Supplies.  886-8141. TFN  Comm. premises for tent immed.  1.000-1,800 sq. ft. Lease basis.  Phone 886-8138 or 886-2141.  TFN  Waterfront 3 bdrm. lower Gibsons. $295/mo, 525-1589.   #48  Hopkins WF. Older 2 bdrm. unr  furn., elec. ht. Dec. 1, $375/mo.  922-1064 collect. #50  2 bdrm. house, bluff beach.  W/W, FP. No pets, ref. req.  $395. 886-2344, 886-7300.  #48  One bedroom cottage, 1 % miles  from ferry. Electric heat,  reasonable rent. 886-2960.   #48  Granthams. 1 bdrm. bsmt. ste.  Priv. entrance, view, ht. & Igt. incl. $250/mo. Phone after 6 p.m.  886-7802. .      " #50  Ritz Motel. Reasonable rates by  the day, week or month. Cabins  available-fuily furnished, all  utilities. Call now 886-2401.  ��� #50  2 bdrm. trailer. Sorry no pets.  $275 incl. pad. Avail, now.  886-2726. #50  3 bdrm. house, FP, Ig. garden,  private lot. Eves. & weekends  886-8500. #50  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  ��� modern two bedroom  townhouse  D one and a half baths  ��� fully carpeted  ��� live appliances including  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  n private sundeck  ��� enclosed garage  ��� family oriented  D close to Sunnycrest Mall,  schools, tennis court &  jogging field  L'i good references required  ��� $425 per month  n call Peter  886-9997  evenings  Exp. plumber needs work. Old or  new, big or small. Reas. rates.  886-9149. #1  Landscaping, custom fencing,  clean-up & haul away. Call Matt  Small the Gardener. 886-8242.  #50  Hardwood floors resanded and  finished.. Work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885-5072. TFN  Furn. 1 bdrm. bsmt. ste. Newly  renovated, priv. entr. self-  contained, W/W, cable, wash/  dry, etc. Suit quiet; clean N/S.  $265/mo. 886-2694. #50  ARCHITECTURAL  DESIGN DRAFTING  Notice of application for change of  name: Notice is hereby given that  an application will be made to the  Director of Vital Statistics for a  change of name pursuant to the  provisions of the "Name Act" by  me: Ralph Don O'Dell of R.R. #2,  Lower Rd., Gibsons'Landing,  B.C. to change my name from  O'Dell, Ralph Don to Sinclair,  Ralph Donald dated this 17th day  of November A.D. 1984.       #48  FREE ESTIMATE  ��� WORKING DRAWINGS  ��� CONCEPTUAL DESIGN  8Q6-785B  Serv. Sechelt to Gibsons. Struc,  elec, plumb., maint. Major &  minor renovations. No job too  small. Special rates to seniors. 30  yrs. exp. Bondable, free est.  886-2949. . #50  PORTABLE SAWMILL  Available to mill small amounts of  logs into lumber, beams. Bevel  siding, etc. Clement Sawing Service, 886-8218. #50'  PROJECT LEADER  The Ad Hoc Economic/Employment Strategy Committee requires a Project Leader to administer, co-ordinate, and supervise a LEAD Planning Project for  the Sunshine Coast.  Minimum Requirements: Undergraduate degree in economics,  planning or a related, field.  Several years experience in a  leadership role with supervisory  and budgetary responsibilities, &  proven skills in working with  community groups, politicians,  private sector employers and  groups. Fundamental research  and analytical skills are also required.  Salary Range: $2,000 to $2,500  per month.  Term:  Approx.  6  months, full-time.  Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to review a detailed job  description and Project Proposal  Submission prior to sending in  their application. These can be  studied at, the Canada Employ-,,  merit Centre in Sechelt.  Deadline: Noon, Thurs. Nov. 29,  1984. Must be received by that  date.  Send a detailed resume to: Attn:  Order No. 4364, Canada Employment Centre, Box 1520, Sechelt,  B.C. VON 3A0 or deliver to the  CEC, Cowrie St., Sechelt.  Preference will be given to  residents of the Sunshine Coast.  Please direct all enquiries through  the Canada Employment Centre.  #48  Instructors wanted for  Aquaculture Course (Fishfarming). This 18-week program includes 10 weeks of classroom instruction and provides 8 weeks of  on-site experience. Courses include biology, chemistry and  technology as related to Fish Far:  ming. Applicants should have  relevant experience and/or appropriate technical and-practical  skills. Please send resume to Coordinator, Continuing Education,  P.O. Box 1897, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0 before December  10th/84. #49  Instructors needed to teach Continuing Education programs  beginning ih January,-1985.  - Cake Decorating  - Ladies' Tae Kwon Do  - Airbrakes  - Typing  - Modern Dance  - Languages  - Hobby Categories  - Cooking/Specialties  - Fitness  and/or any other interesting suggestions for courses you* might  have! Please call 886-8841 for an  interview or write Continuing  Education, Box 1897, Gibsons.  #48  Work Wanted  Septic Tank Pumping  Portable Toilet Rental  Bonniebrook Ind. 886-7064  TFN  MOBILE HOME MAINT.  Gutters, skirting, additions,  roofs^ Anything to do with mob.  homes. 885-5995. TFN  BONDED CLEANERS  Available for housecleaning.  886-8571. #49  Custom planning. T&G. shiplap,  channel siding. 885-3609.   #51  HOUSE PAINTING  Interior-Exterior. Call Sam Dill  886-7619. . #49  TERRY McBRIDE  General Contractor  886-7289  New   Homes   -   Renovations  -Additions  FOR EXPLOSIVE REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite, ���electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nimmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. TFN  Landscaping and garden  maintenance, ornamentals,  shaped hedges trimmed, fruit  trees pruned and sprayed. Phone  886-9294 after 6 p.m. TFN  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping-Limbing-Danger  Tree  Removal.   Insured,   guaranteed  work. Free estimates, 885-2109.  TFN  GARRY'S  Crane Service  ���Cash paid for scrap iron  ���Top quality sod $1.15  per yard plus delivery  ��� FREE DEAD CAR  REMOVAL  886-7028  Mom will babysit in her home  evenings only including Fri. &  Sat. 886-2353- #49  3U-       Business  Opportunities  Small ceramic shop. $7,000 OBO  takes all. Established clientele.  886-8306. #49  Legal  SHERIFF'S  SALE  The Sheriff will offer for sale  by   public   auction   at  the  Courthouse,    1279   Wharf  Road, Sechelt. B.C. on Saturday, December 1st, 1984 at  10:00 a.m., the interest of  the following Judgement Debtor, I.C.S. Computer Systems  Inc. in the following goods  and chattels purported to be:-  1   Tektronix  465B  Oscilloscope Serial No. B034876.  Sealed bids may be sent to  -The Sheriff, P.O. Box 160,  Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0 up to  10:00 a.m. of date of sale  marked "Sealed Bid for the  Sale of Oscilloscope"  and  must be accompanied by a  certified   cheque   for   a  minimum of 10 per cent of the  bid and drawn in favour of the  "Minister of Finance". Such  bids will be opened and read  into the auction at the appropriate time and will constitute a fair bid according to  the terms of the sale.  TERMS OF SALE: Cash, certified cheque or cashiers draft  plus Social Service Tax. On a  as is where is basis. The  Sheriff reserves the right to  adjourn the sale in the event  that a fair price is not bid at  the time of sale.  Wm. Christian  Sheriff Services  . P.O. Box 160  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Blue Horizon Hotel in downtown  Vancouver offers December shoppers special. $40 per night. Full  facilities. Also New Year's Eve  special $19.85 per person.  112-800-663-1333. #48  Snowmobilers! One of the largest  inventories of new and used  snowmobile parts in B.C. We  wreck machines all makes.  Williams Outdoor Recreation, Box  242, Lac Ha Hache, B.C.  396-7639. #48  For sale by owner. Three bedroom  home with attached garage, 10  minutes from Cache Creek. One  acre of land. $45,000. Phone  788-9163 or 788-3255. #48  40 acres. $23,170, trees, view,  stream and lakefront. Low down  payment. Owner contract. Call  (206)734-8588 for information.  #48  Bodyman/palnter: needed for  bodyshop in Ashcroft area for GM  dealership. Person should have  five years experience on body  work and painting. Send resume  to Ken Meyer Ltd., Box 689,  Ashcroft, B.C. or call 457-9611.  #48  "They shall call on my name, and  I will hear them." Do you know  the name to use? Free literature.  Truth, Box 30195, Stn. B,  Calgary, Alberta. T2M4P1.    #48  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.-6p.m. #48  Free 128 page career guide  describes 200 correspondence  diploma courses. Start on your  new career today. Granton Institute, (Dept. 1A), 1055 W.  Georgia St., #2002, Vancouver.  (604)685-8923. .  #48  One "A", licence, and one "I"  licence for 41Mopt.Derraga com-,  mercial fishir^vesselT Phone.:.  696-3382i Johfr Fontaine, General  Delivery, Topley, B.C. V0J2Y0.  #48  Book now! Great ski weeks from  $148 per person at Lake Louise  ski area. Mini weeks from $84 per  person. Reservations and information call 112-800-661-9525.   #51  Attention all body-bulders and  other athletes. Increase your  strength and muscular size with  100% natural anabolics. Natural  source products. 30-day supply of  Mega Bolics $28.50 plus $1.50  handling charges. Send to Olympic  Enterprises, Box 1321, Vanderhoof, B.C. VOJ 3A0. Immediate  delivery. #48  World Vision aids needy families  worldwide. Perhaps you can help  with your time, dollars or prayers,  to inquire call World Vision in Vancouver at 324-6368. #50  Amazing new DHkm MKIII gas  welding torch! Welds and cuts  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, or request  video demonstration tape.      #48  Two for one beef sate. 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 all  of B.C. Toll-free 112-800-  242-0637. Vancouver area call  438-5357. #49  A gift to last a lifetime! Available  now! Original to North America!  Original to North America! European handmade stuffed animals.  Ideal gift for children of all ages.  Contact Corym Marketing Wholesalers. (604)271-6126. Novelty &  toy store inquiries welcome. Color  catalogue and samples available.  #49  Winter growing starts now. Metal  Hallda 100W $199. Heater 16,000  BTU $114. Over 20,000 products  for indoor, greenhouse and  hydroponic growing. Have  tomatoes for Christmas. Lots of  Christmas gifts $2-$50. Send $2  for catalogue to Western Water  Farms, 1244 Seymour Street,  Vancouver. V6B 3N9. 682-6636."      #49  Teaclier wanted Tumblaweed  Parent Participation Playschool.  Merritt. B.C. Two days per week  with three and four year olds.  Send resume to-Box 1736, Merritt,  B.C.  #48  Editor:  I saw a short skit of the Jack  Webster show on the news,  Monday, November 5. He was  hosting a forum who were  discussing the subject of capital  punishment versus the abolition  of the death penalty. If the majority have their way, society  will have nothing further to  look forward to than more  policemen and prison guards  being senselessly murdered,  women raped and beaten,  young children abducted, sexually molested, killed and  dumped at no extra cost to the  perpetrators.  I feel that the former government, in abolishing capital  punishment, has cruelly betrayed society. Instead of  legislating according to a high  moral standard of ethics, they  have let the bleeding hearts in  society have the last say and  now we are in a state of moral  decay with crimes of rape and  murder constantly on the increase.  The criteria by which former  legislators arrive at conclusions  regarding capital punishment is  that it is barbaric and immoral.  Let it be known right here and  now that the highest attainment  of moral standards that will  never be outdated nor diminished in the quest for fairness,  comes from the Bible, God's  word.  The higher echelon of our  society, the law makers, undoubtedly look with much disdain at what God has arrived at  to government, e.g. the Ten  Commandments, so simplistic,  yet so righteous and fair. Our  ^society has fallen so far from  the standard of "do unto others  as you would have others do unto you" that to entertain such a  thought is considered foolishness and passe.  No one in all foregoing years  has ever, nor ever shall come up  with a higher standard than:  "do not steal, do not commit  adultery, do not lust, do not  murder", etc., a simplistic list  of 10 commandments that ironically require over a million laws  to endorce -when relegated to .  modern society.  I hope I have portrayed a  standard of excellence ih my  reference to the commandments, and if so, I would at this  point like to interject that the  same God, the author of the Bible, also stated in Leviticus  24:17 - "and he that killeth any  man shall surely be put to  death". Again, in ; Numbers  35:16, 17, 18, 21, 30, 31 - "the  murderer shall surely be put to  death".  When we ignore God's rules  of life, we subject ourselves to  the moral decadence that is all  around us and is getting out of  hand.  Our prisons are bursting at  the seams, they have become a  refuge for the worst kind of  killers and a school of crime to  the mediocre type of convict.  What chance has the simple  thief got of being rehabilitated  and returned to society after he  has been tutored by such as  Clifford Olsen and a host of  others like him?  Also, on TV recently was.a  discussion about prisons with  penal authorities. Prisons allow  the inmates to watch , porn  movies and read whatever por  nographic books and magazines  they choose with no restrictions  at all. We are not only permitting the murderers to live in luxury in our modern prisons at  $30,000 per inmate per year, but  are supplying the catalyst that  will cause an erotic eruption  that will effect every walk of  society.  When policemen begin to  demonstrate en masse to have  capital punishment reinstated  because they are afraid for their  own safety, then it's time we  reassessed the whole sordid  mess and get back to God's type  of justice.  I think that the gallows and  the electric chair are barbaric  tools of execution and should be  done away with. I suggest an execution take place in the quiet  solitude of a room without fanfare and by lethal injection, the  prisoner being sedated  beforehand.  Are we going to continue to  cater to the foolishness that now  exists or are we going to rise up  against the old Liberal government's folly of the past 16 years  and put a stop to killing?  Norman C. Stewart  Gibsons, B.C.  Craig's correction  Editor:  Re: Your issue of November 19,  1984.  On page 12 of this issue of  your paper, in a brief article  headed "Hockey League in Difficulty" the lead sentence reads  "Increased arena levies  and...are threatening the existence of the four-team  league." ���  This statement is incorrect.  Arena charges for ice rental in  the various categories are unchanged from last year's rates.  The arena management,  which I supervise, is painfully  aware that ice rental rates now  being charged are for all practical purposes as high as the  traffic will bear. The lowering  of these rates is the most immediate of the problems facing  management, and it is hoped  that substantial savings in  Hydro power bills will enable  arena management to pass that  benefit on to the user groups in  1985.  In the meantime I would appreciate your publishing this letter in a forthcoming issue to  correct your unfortunate misstatement.  Graham Craig  Alderman  Baha'is persecuted  Editor:  Manyeh Azizi's husband,  Jalal, was executed with seven  other members of the National  Spiritual Assembly of the  Baha'is of Iran, because of this  religious beliefs.  The Iranian regime to this  date has denied recognition of  the Baha'i faith as a religion  and is undertaking the  systematic persecution and execution of the Baha'is in Iran.  Baha'is are being falsely acc-  cused of spying for Israel,  because of their support of the  Baha'i World Centre in Haifa,  Israel. Yet if a Baha'i recants his  faith, he is allowed to live.  Baha'is are considered to be  heretics because of their beliefs  in the unity of mankind, world  peace,   equality  of men  and  women, universal education,  progress and scientific development and unity of all religion.  Citizens of all countries  should be aware of what is going on in Iran. The Iranian  regime must not be allowed to  carry out these executions in  secret.  The Canadian parliament  was the first legislature to bring  to the attention of the United  Nations the violation of human  rights taking place in Iran.  The Canadian Baha'i community appreciates the efforts  of the Canadian parliament and  United Nations in trying to induce Iran to respect minimal  standards of human decency  and human rights.  Sunshine Coast Bahai's  Michael satisfied  Editor:  Not withstanding the fact  that I was not elected last Saturday, I am very satisfied with the  outcome, and would like to take  this opportunity to outline the  reasons why.  I am proud to have obtained  support from 38 per cent of the  voters and am gratified by the  amount of people who worked  very long and hard supporting  me during the campaign.  There is also quite a lot of  satisfaction in knowing that existing council members are mak  ing progress on some of the  issues that I raised in the campaign.  It was an honour to take part  in this year's aldermanic race,  especially as all the candidates  ran on their own merits without  running down each other.  I will close then by wishing  Messrs. Marshall and Peterson  a successful two years and  thanking those who supported  me, from the bottom of my  heart.  Ken Michael  Karsten's career  Editor:  I enjoyed your article about  Selia Karsten.  For readers' information, she  has done 13 parenting shows  which will be on from now until  Christmas. If you like them  there is an. address given at the  end of each program you can  write to.  They count the letters they  receive and it's taken into consideration when they decide if  they are going to do more  shows.  Bella Burnett  Back Alley Books  Sechelt, B.C.  B.C. & Yukon  Lighting fixtures. Wastorn  Canada's largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  catalogues , available. Norburn  Lighting Centre Inc., 4600 East  Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C.  V5C2K5. Phone 112-299-0666.  TFN  Ford trucks. "Drive-Back" program based on 48 monthly  payments OAC as follows from:  Ranger $146, E100 Van $199,  F250 P/UP $202, Bronco II $254.  Based on your trade being appraised at $2,000. 100's Ford'  new trucks & all make used to  select from. Zephyr Mercury Ford  Trucks, 300 W. Broadway. Van.  V5Y 1P3. Call. 872-7411 "Collect  for immediate credit approval".  Dealer 6102. TFN  Ski from your doorstep! On hill five  day packages from: Big White  $147; Red Mountain $130; Selkirk  Snowcats $1,030; 108 X-country  $82. Call toll free 112-800-  663-9041. #48  Immediate delivery on hockey  jerseys - $10 up. Buy direct from  the factory and save! Peter Upton  Jacket Works. Call toll free  112-800-661-6461 for your free  catalogue. #51  B.C. & Yukon  Surplus containers from marine  cargo shipping. Low cost portable  storage. Ideal onsite workshops.  8'x8'x20' or 40*. Ontrack  Systems Inc. Vancouver  941-8925. Edmonton (403)475-  4650. Kootenays-Grand Forks  Equipment 442-2104. #48  Scentique Perfume of B.C. requires suitable saleswoman every  part B.C., Yukon. Small investment $500. Excellent percentage  return. Interested persons call  112-374-5805 or write Box 1275.  Kamloops, B.C. V2C6H3.     #48  Wei ottabfished toy and hobby  shop. Good ��family operation.  $10,000 plus stock. Gross over-.  $170,000/yr. Write Box 40, R.R.  #1, Kinglet, Williams Lake, B.C.  V2G2P1. #48  Franchlsad staakhouse. Merritt,  B.C. Highway location. Gross  $250,000. Price $260,000. Includes land, buildings, equipment.  Franchise terms available. Box  1750, Merritt. B.C. VOK 2B0.  378-5422. #48  dose-out auction, Vary Tod Sales,  Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m.  $250,000 worth new tools, equipment to be auctioned. C.W. Auctions, 31394 Peardonville Road,  Clearbrook, B.C. 859-7621.   #48  B.C. & Yukon  Wood windows, doors, skylights.  Quality at affordable prices. Out of j  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  B.C. &. Yukon  "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  Where can you lease a truck tor  only $119.97 per month? Cali  Dave Hinton collect at 294-0111 or  toll-free at Zenith 2200. DL, 5674.  TFN  103 Resort deluxe accommodation, licensed restaurant, championship golf course, tennis,  horseback riding, cross-country  skiing, whirlpool, sauna, games  room, satellite TV. Commercial  rates available. 791-5211.     #48  Used golf ears clearance prices  from $300 to $1,800. Gas electric  call for details. 248-8111 or pager  172, 248-3234 dealer for clubcar.  We manufacture trailers.       #48  Be a holistic health practitioner in  the new emerging healthcare service. Practitioners course, Jan.  7/85-Nov. 30/85. Ph. (604)738-  2117. 2245 W. Broadway, Vancouver. V6K 2E4. #48  VHS TWO $9.99. Quality name  brand tape, perfect for gift giving  or building your home video  library. Price includes postage,  handling & tax. Limit 10 per  customer. Money orders only. National Video Products. #108-1596  W. 14th Ave.. Vancouver. V6J  2H9. #48  Where can you lease a truck for  only $119.97 per month? Call  Daver Hinton collect at 294-0111 or  toll-free at Zenith 2200. After 6  p.m. cal! collect 590-4589. DL.  5674. #48  Dealers wanted: Government proven products. 50% mark-up.  Minimum $200 investment required. Reply: Microton Inc., 149  Riverside Drive, North Vancouver,  B.C. V7H 1T6. (604)929-7944.  #49 Coast News, November 26,1984  Compromise reached  by Dianne Evans  Guess Where  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, this week. Last week's winner was Joanna McOermid of P.O. Box 5, Sechelt, who correctly located the  pictured deer in the Mosier lawn in Selma Park.  Gibsons support  The major issue at the Gibsons Committee-of-the-Whole  meeting on November 21 was  the Economic Development  Commission (EDC) and its  future on the Sunshine Coast.  Alderman Ron Neilson, Gibsons' representative at the EDC,  presented to the committee the  proposed budget for the coming  year. The provincial funding  which has until now supported  the commission cuts off on May  1, 1985, and if the office is to  continue it will have to be funded locally.  "The figures have increased  over 1984 levels," said Alderman Neilson. "Gibsons pays  9.1 per cent of the total, which  will mean approximately  $11,000 out of a $120,000  budget."  In further discussions, Alderman John Burnside made the  point that the area from  Roberts Creek to Port Mellon  has been somewhat neglected by  the commissioner although it  provides 55 per cent of the EDC  budget. It has been suggested by  Russell Crum, chairman of the  EDC, that were the commissioner to have an office  available in Gibsons one day  each week the situation may improve. The committee found no  problem with this suggestion.  A further criticism of the  function is that until now there  have been no guidelines for the  commissioner to follow, but the  recent LEAD grant of $50,385  to explore job creation in the  community seems likely to  make strategy a priority and  hence provide guidance for the  commissioner.  Alderman Burnside continued, "I would be in favour of  supporting it (EDC) if we can.  On balance we might benefit  from the EDC continuing  through 1985. However, this  would not have been the case  had we not been reassured that  the tank farm is still on the  books.  "I think the incumbent commissioner has achieved a great  deal; he has raised the consciousness of the whole country  concerning fish farming and  been  very successful  at  pro  moting it here," he said.  A lengthy report is currently  being readied to give a rundown  on what has happened in the  last two years, reported Alderman Neilson. "With the planning money available, in 1985  we should be able to evaluate  what has happened."  Because  of the confidence  placed in the members of the  Commission,   Irene/ Lugsdin,  Russell    Crum    and    Barry  Wilbee, and because it was felt  that   two   years   is   not   long  enough to be able to assess what  is frequently long-range planning,   the   Committee-of-the-  Whole decided  to co-operate  with funding for the year, and  then to take a long hard look at  the EDC's achievements.  \The Gibsons/Area E boundary dispute which has been  lingering on for some months  has finally reached a stage  where consultation and negotiation take the place of confrontation:  Several recent meetings,  beginning with the November  14 Elphinstone Electors' Association meeting, and culminating  at the November 22 Sunshine  Coast Regional District Board  meeting have brought the two  sides of the dispute together in a  constructive way. At the first  meeting, the Elphinstone Electors had as their guests regional  director of planning Jim  Johnstone, regional chairman  Jim Gurney, chairman of planning and Area D director Brett  McGillivray, aldermen John  Burnside and Ron Neilson and  Gibsons planner Rob Buchan.  All addressed the audience  and answered the many questions which arose. The main  point to come out of the  meeting was the need for consultation. Director McGillivray  said, "This continual bickering  must stop; we need to cooperate on all levels of management and present a united face  to Victoria. We must come  together on this and I think we  will."  Although Area E director,  Chairman Jim Gurney was still  reluctant to agree with the Gibsons compromise which would  present only two properties for  inclusion into the town, the  general feeling was that cooperation was a priority and a  solution had to be found.  At the November 15 SCRD  Planning Committee meeting  the discussions continued.  Director McGillivray suggested  to the board that there are two  Gurney reports  on SCRD year  Chairman Jim Gurney  presented his 1984 report in  which he cited several substantial accomplishments for the  SCRD, including the acquisition of Coopers Green for a  public park and of land for the  Pender Harbour golf course.  Other parks including Ruby  Lake, and Madeira Park ranger  station have also been acquired.  1985 promises to be a busy  year for the SCRD; settlement  plans will need a great deal of  work, the Sechelt sewer system  financing should be addressed,  waste management will have  priority, and the regional  district will have to look to thlei  problem of office space as their  present lease expires late iri the  year.  The chairman concluded by  saying the he felt 1984 has been  a most positive year for the  board, due to "the determination of both the board and the  staff to serve the community to  the best of pur ability...I must  thank both the board and the  staff for their support.  Electric kettles  are recalled  Owners of Toastess electric  kettles, model number 750,  should check to make sure there  is no water leakage from the  bottom of the unit, according to  Canadian Standards Association.  If any water leakage is evident, owners should immediately stop using the kettles. The  manufacturer requests that the  units be returned either to the  retail outlets where they were  purchased or to the following  address for replacement:  Toastess Inc., 815 Tecumseh  Street, Pointe Claire, Quebec  H9R 4B1.  CSA advises that as a result  of a manufacturing defect,  water can enter the base of the  unit causing the electrical connections to corrode, creating a  shock hazard.  In Sechelt Marsh  Beavers baffle brains  Continued from page 1  child could spring it and be injured. And he knows of only  one other place where there is  sufficient alder and food for the  beavers to survive, and that's on  Thormanby Island in an area  which has just been declared  parkland. He's not sure how the  introduction of a species not indigenous to the island .would be  accepted by the parks board.  Stephen said he will not be  actively dealing with the beaver  situation until his time is less  constrained by the demands of  the hunting season, which ends  in two weeks. He also noted the  irony of moving and protecting  animals as prolific as beavers  when the season which allows  trapping them for their pelts  soon begins.  .Stephen said that he would be  most happy if the Marsh Society  would take on the beavers as a  project, but he understands the  group has decided against purchasing  a live trap,  and  he  would not allow the use of his  trap by them unless it was  supervised 24 hours a day.  "These poor little things  don't have any place in civilization," he said. "They can't coexist in a human community.  We need to take a hard look at  whether we should be preservationists, saving things at all  costs, or conservationists,  enhancing and developing  nature."  specific areas to concentrate on,  the first being the need for a cooperative policy between the  SCRD and the town of Gibsons, and the second being the  consideration of the controversial Block 6, the Mitten/Childs  property adjacent to Gospel  Rock.  Gibsons proposes a two year  time frame for the consideration of. any properties which  may be proposed for entry into  the town, in order to avoid the  piece meal approach that has so  irritated the ministry of  municipal affairs in the past.  Gibsons has also devised a  policy which would provide a  set of criteria for accepting properties.  After a great deal of discussion the Committee of the  Whole (Planning) recommended that the regional board meet  with the town of Gibsons and  the village of Sechelt for general  discussions on the municipal  boundary revision policy.  As for the second area of  consideration, the Block 6 ques  tion, the main problem appeared to be the question of  safety for residents situated  below the property. It was  pointed out by Director John  Burnside that the Gibsons portion of the property where  Gospel Rock is situated is zoned  ,by the town to a two acre  holding zone, whereas the piece  within the regional jurisdiction  is zoned for quarter acre lots, a  much Higher density with possible effects on drainage. It was  agreed however that having the  two adjacent properties under  one jurisdiction would be  desirable. ^  Director Jon McRae joined  the discussion: "The approving  officer (Planner Rob Buchan  for the town of Gibsons) can be  sued for faults in a subdivision  for which he approved the  plans. Lord help him if he signs  something that is no good! I  believe he (Planner Buchan) is  capable of looking after .our  concerns."  It was finally recommended  by Director McRae that the  revision of the town of Gibsons  boundary be accepted by the  board to include the Copping  and Mitten properties if the  ministry of municipal affairs  and the town of Gibsons wish it  so.  Both recommendations were  accepted at the SCRD board  meeting on November 22 much  to the relief of all concerned:  Honours  Congratulations to the  following students who have  been named to the Honour Roll  at Pender Harbour secondary  for the first term of the 1984-85  school year: grade 11, John  Griffith and Mike Phillips;  honourable mention, Karen  Meyer; grade 10, honourable  mention, Vicki Wilkinson;  grade eight, honourable mention, Diane Bryant, Cherie  Cochet, Lisa Haddock, Jennifer  Jones, Jodee Lowings, Kathy  Mills, and Marci Phillips.  Christmas Bonus!!  TRAIL BAY SPORTS OFFERS  FREE  Skate Sharpening  On regular hockey skates  (Half price on special cuts & figure skates)  f  UNTIL DECEMBER 15TH  TRAIL BAY SPORTS  Trail Ave   & Cowrie  SECHELT. 885-2512  ��**��***-*  V��*V  *  *V!  ��"$-  *\  BENT  spAY  *5H  ^��^<$t$&*  ���  Nonmembers $2 extra per movie. Yearly membership rates $1 per  year (Sunshine Coast residents only). 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