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 r*BSC--'jff ��������*,;*������ '  V8V1X4   '     ��'  85.0  Road paving urgent  Gibsons  studies budget  1985's first baby  Arriving early to become the Sunshine Coast's 1985 New Year's  baby, Michelle Patricia Hales is surrounded by her proud family  which includes dad Pat, mom Chris and big sister Ashley, who live  on Fawn Road, Halfmoon Bay. Michelle arrived at 1:55 a.m.  January 1, weighing 7 pounds 5 ounces, and was attended by Dr.  Stan Lubin, who presented the family with an infant car seat,  courtesy of the B.C. Medical Assocation and the doctors of St.  Mary's Hospital. St. Mary's Auxiliary gave Michelle a beautiful pink  sweater set and an engraved spoon, her mother a silver teaspoon and  her big sister a fuzzy stuffed puppy. Other gifts donated to the baby  and her family include the following: $25 Gift Certificate, Sunshine  Coast Building Supplies; $25 Gift Certificate, South Coast Ford; $50  Cash Gift, Anderson Realty Ltd.; $25 Gift Certificate, The Muppet  First in North America  Shop; $40 of Pampers, Shop-Easy; $20 Gift Certificate, Cactus  Flower Fashions; $20 Gift Certificate, Home Hardware; $25 Cash;  Peninsula Insurance; $10 Gift Certificate, Radio Shack; A Special  Gift, Pacifica Pharmacy; $50 Gift Certificate, Maribel's Fine  Fashions; Photo Album, Tri-Photo; Quilt, Pharmasave; Free  Lunch, Gilligan's Pub; Breakfast for 2, Village Restaurant; 1  Package of Pampers, Sunny Market; $18 Gift Certificate -Carpet  Cleaner, AI's Power Plus & ���Se>s��w* Rentals; Levelor Riviera Blind,  Peninsula Glass; Lunch for 2, Cedars Pub; $10 Gift Certificate,  Home Hardware; Baby Arrangement, The Village Greenhouse; Gift  Certificate Baby's First Shoes, Don's Shoes; Dinner for 2 Not to exceed $30, Wharf Restaurant Bella Beach Motel.  ���Fran Burnside photo  Paving of the roads and further upgrading of the water  system are the major expenses  foreseen by the Gibsons council  in 1985, as discussed at a  finance committee meeting,  Janury 4, when the council  began its deliberations on the  1985 budget, led by finance  committee chairman Alderman  Norm Peterson.  The meeting began with a  word of praise for the good  snow-removal in the town during the recent wintery weather;  there have been no complaints  and most roads, including  minor streets, were cleared for  traffic.  Alderman Peterson went  through the budget, page by  page, discussing first the anticipated revenues and then, expenditures. Although total  revenues should reach more  than $2 million, expenditures  exceed that figure, but all  members of the council were  agreed that any increases in taxation should not exceed four to  five per cent.  Assessments are down some  17 per cent in the town, so the  rate of taxation would have to  go up to generate the same  amount of revenue as in. 1984,  but it is to be remembered that  the budget by-law is not drawn  up until mid-April, so any  budgetary ups or downs are  provisional at this point.  One of the major capital expenditures faced by the town is  the paving of town roads,  especially South Fletcher and  School Road. Water pipes are  also badly needed, and in many  cases -paying cannot take place.  until they are replaced. Because  water rates have remained very  low for many years, the capital  works budget is frequently in  the position of having to pay for  water pipes as well as for paving, a situation which in past  years had led to "band-aid"  road repairs rather than full  scale construction.  An increase in the water utility revenue is being considered.  If the frontage tax were raised  to $1 per foot (between 60 feet  and 120 feet) Clerk-Treasurer  Lorraine Goddard estimates  "we could do all necessary projects (concerned with the water  utility) without raising taxes  again within 11 years".  Among the projects which  must be completed is replacement of the Charman Creek  culvert which has collapsed  across Gower Point Road, completion of the third water well  and its connection to existing  mains and repairs to Number  One pump.  However, road-paving is the  number one priority for the  town. South Fletcher is very  busy and maintenance costs increase every year.  "Unfortunately," said Alderman John Burnside, "every  year for the last several years  council has come to road paving  (in budget deliberations) and  said 'Let's put it off!' And  every year it gets worse. We  have got to bite the bullet and  do it this year, or at least get a  good start on it."  Until the next finance committee meeting members of  council and staff will be carefully examining the provisional  budget, trying to pare expenses,  "What we have to do is get a  start on our rpads,".said-;AJdej>.'-  man Ron NeiIs6rir''iarid-;K��e^'  any tax increase to within the in-r  flation rate."  Floating hostel on Coast?  by Fran Burnside  If temporary moorage with  access to power and water can  be leased by the end of January,  the first floating hostel in North  America will come to the Sunshine Coast for its final phases  of construction and in the hope  of securing permanent moorage  in the area.  "Lao Tsu and the Laughing  Spirit" is a barge 30 feet by 90  feet which is being refitted as a  low cost resort and retreat by  the Barge Hostel Co-operative.  Co-operative founding member  Gordon Yearsley was in Gibsons recently explaining that the  barge was found and its  reconstruction begun on the  Fraser River in 1982, and it has  been destined for the Sechelt  Peninsula from the very begin-  ing.  When completed, the barge  will provide simple accommodation and 2700 square feet  of relaxing atmosphere where  visitors can make use of studio  and workshop space to develop  creative pursuits, if they wish,  and where groups can hold  retreats. Up to 12 people will be  accommodated, and food costs,  preparation and clean-up will be  shared co-operatively, which  will allow rates to be kept down  to $10 per person per day, and  $9 per day for students and  seniors. The barge will be a non-  polluting operation, with  numerous built-in recycling  systems.  An application is being made  to lease a permanent moorage  site on Nelson Island across  from Earls Cove. It is expected  the barge will require two full-  time employees in the beginning, and perhaps three later on.  Over 190 people have already  expressed interest in using the  barge, and some weekends were  booked six months ago.  A Canada Works grant in the  amount of $30,000 has been  verbally  approved  to  further  work on the barge, conditional  on Sunshine Coast moorage being found for the 20 weeks  duration of the grant, which  will employ four people full-  time. Porpoise Bay is seen as the  perfect moorage site, as it has  power and water sources close  by and is centrally accessible to  employees.  Yearsley had hoped the barge  could be moored on SunCove  Resort property next to the  government wharf and Tyee  docks, but principals in Sun-  Cove Resort, which is in  receivership, don't want to lease  moorage even temporarily  because the property is for sale.  The co-operative is therefore  looking for other suitable locations.  If moorage is found the work  which the grant will cover "will  put us in operation by April or  May," said Yearsley. "It won't  take us to the final stage, and  there won't be any frills, but  we'll have good food preparation services, safety features and  all the necessary comforts."  * The barge construction project is a co-operative venture  based on "low capital investment and heavy sweat equity,"  said   Yearsley.   "It  is  not  a  money-making venture; it's the  people   who   are   important.  Nobody makes a profit, and  nobody   does   something   for  nothing." A membership share  in the co-operative costs $50,  and shares may be bought or  earned by working on the barge.  Only members will be able to  stay on the barge; temporary  memberships will be available  to travellers.  Many of the 80 current  shareholders have contributed  hours-of labour to the construction completed to date, and  much of the material for refurbishing the barge has been  salvaged from the former  Capilano Sawmill, beside which  the barge is now moored on the  Fraser River. For a capital in  vestment to date of $35,000 the  barge now has a value of  $80,000.  Or rather, it had a value of  $80,000 before what appears to  be an act of vandalism wedged  open a water flow valve in one  of the heads and caused  flooding of the hold and the  subsequent sinking of the barge  on October 17 of last year. In  addition to the barge sustaining  $15,000 in damages and costs of  over $6,000 to raise it,  numerous power tools were lost  as well as over $1,000 of teak  and mahogany for the dining  room, maple flooring, carpeting  and glass.  To add insult to injury, the  "co-op discovered it had been the  victim of an unscrupulous insurance agent who was  underselling coverage in order  to make sales, and when he had  been fired the barge's insurance  had been cancelled.  "The barge was three-  quarters completed," said  Yearsley. "Now we're back at  phase two, and have been set  back six months. The people  who have been working on the  barge are in shock at the trauma  of seeing so much work ruined.  We could sure use some help  with the clean-up."  Some power tools have now  been reconditioned, the  generator is being overhauled  and the barge is again floating  very well, but insulation; wiring, sub-flooring and gyproc  work all have to be redone,  damaged windows and doors  must be replaced and the  workshop must be rebuilt. Two  chimneys must be built, as well  as kitchen counters, living  quarters, sundecks and railings.  Phase four, which won't be  completed for another year,  includes a green house and hot  tub, and a canning machine for  fish.  If the Canada Works grant is  received, there will be some  funds for materials. "But we  need to go after capital," said  Yearsley, adding that a mortgage could be offered. In particular, heavy duty anchors will  be needed if permanent  moorage is obtained.  "We're interested in finding  people who like the idea and  Area E meeting  The Elphinstone Electors' Association will hold a meeting  at Cedar Grove school on Wednesday, January 9. It will be a  year-end review and an opportunity for members to pay their  dues.  Aquaculture  The new aquaculture course mentioned on page one of last  week's Coast News is being sponsored by Continuing Education, not, as indicated in the headline, Cap College. Our  apologies for this error.  If you are interested in this course please call Continuing  Education at 886-8841 or, if you live in Pender Harbour,  885-7871, local 27.  The course is available to all, and YTO funding is available  if you are between the ages of 17 and 21, and have been out  of school for more than six months but less than 24 months,  and are unemployed.  Well bundled up after their icy plunge into the waters of Davis Bay are the winners of the second annual  New Year's Day Schetxwen Polar Bear Swim, sponsored by the Bella Beach Motel and the Sechelt Indian  Band. Second place finisher Clifford de Schepper congratulates winner Stuart Broderick of North Vancouver, who was presented the carved Schetxwen Trophy Bear by Art McGinnis of the Sunshine Coast  Tourism Association, while third place finisher Doug Spani looks on. In addition to the trophy  Broderick received $50 cash, de Schepper won $50 of groceries from Peninsula Market and Spani was  awarded a $20 gift certificate from the Wharf Restaurant. SCTA members McGinnis and Anne Langdon  judged Angela Minten to be the Most Courageous Swimmer, and she received a trophy courtesy of OK  Tires.    More photos on page 11. -rnn^mMtv��Mo  *L, Coast News, January 7,1985  Accident may  spark  nuclear disaster  Last week it was reported that a Cruise-like Russian  missile went astray over Northern Europe. It was by no  means the first such nuclear mishap to have taken place.  Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque retired from the  United States Navy so that he could freely express his opposition to this strategy of escalating nuclear armaments.  He suggested a nuclear war could start by mechanical  mishap or electrical or personnel error. Here is the rear admiral's partial computation of accidents which have  already happened:  "One of our strategic submarines, the George  Washington, ran right into a Japanese ship just a few  months ago (1981) and sank it. That's one of our best  missile submarines. "Weve lost two of our nuclear attack  submarines that sank in the ocean and we don't know why  to this day - the Scorpion and the Thresher.  "We've had several incidents where nuclear weapons  have literally fallen out of airplanes...Probably the most  interesting one is the one that fell out of a strategic bomber  in the Carolinas some years ago...landed in a Carolina  swamp and they looked all over for that nuclear weapon.  We haven't found it yet...The Defense Department bought  the land, put a fence around it, and now it's a nuclear safety area."  The last about the 'nuclear safety area' is a classic example of what George Orwell meant by 'doublethink'. It is  that convoluted reasoning that makes the world safer by  having submarines and planes missile armed and ready for  action with a capacity to destroy every living thing on the  planet hundreds of times over.  Quite simply, if we do not disarm the existing nuclear  weapons by the end of the century and reverse the suicidal  path we have been following we will not see out the end of  the century. If we follow Ronald Reagan's star wars  scenario and have deadly laser weapons circling overhead  in space as well as over the surface of the earth and under  its waters it is only a matter of time till the ultimate  disaster, which will probably come by just an accident as  we saw last week.  of th�� COAST NEWS  5 YEARS AGO  Rita Pearl broke the bottle of champagne across the  bow and the Ocean Pearl, owned by two local men, Blair  Pearl and Chris Humell, came down the slipway from the  boatworks at the Allied Shipbuilders in North Vancouver  on December 28.  Newly elected minister ^ of environment, the  Honourable Stephen Rogers, will chair a public meeting  to hear the views of Sunshine Coast residents and land  owners on route location for the Sechelt Peninsula portion of the Cheekye-Dunsmuir transmission line.  10 YEARS AGO  Expansion of Gibsons village to take in Granthams,  Soames Point, Hopkins Landing and Langdale areas  along with an 'umbilical' cord attachment to Port Mellon  to obtain its assessment tax is sought by Gibsons council. Land between Port Mellon and Langdale will not be  included.  15 YEARS AGO  An editorial calls for support for Prime Minister  Trudeau's coming strong measures against inflation.  Kay Butler Realty is now an incorporated company  with headquarters in Gibsons.  20 YEARS AGO  In spite of severe snowstorms which left drifts of great  depth in some places commendation has been consistent for the work done by the employees of various  utilities in keeping services functioning.  25 YEARS AGO  We must learn to live with sonic booms because further restrictions on speeding aircraft would interfere with  their providing the defence necessary for our well-being.  New Year editorial says we must deal with such thorny  national issues as freight rates, inflation and the rise in  the cost of living.  30 YEARS AGO-  in a letter to the Coast News Dr. Hugh Inglis stresses  the need for a hospital to service the people of Gibsons,  Sechelt and Port Mellon.  Newspaper  prophecies  for  1955  are  for   "Uneasy  Peace" and "Hot Air in the Cold War".  35 YEARS AGO  West Howe Sound announces that there will be three  ferries per week between Horseshoe Bay and Port  Mellon:  The new wharf for Sechelt, unique in this part of the  world, will be completed in a few days.  "Swords are drawn between the village of Gibsons and  the department of municipal affairs in Victoria". At issue  is the refusal by the provincial government to allow the  amalgation of District Lot #686.  The Sunshine  CO-PUBLISHERS  John Burnside M.M. Vaughan  EDITORIAL  Fran Burnside Dianne Evans  PRODUCTION  Neville Conway  ADVERTISING  J. Fred Duncan  Jane McOuat  TYPESETTING  Zandra Jackson  Anne Thomsen  DISTRIBUTION  Steve Carroll  Pal Tripp  The Sunshine Coast Coast News is a.co-operative, locally owned  newspaper, published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C., every Monday  by Glassford Press Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0, Tel.  886-2622 or 886-7817. Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702.  The Sunshine Coast News is protected by copyright and reproduction of any part of it by any means is prohibited unless permission in  writing is first secured from Glassford Press Ltd. holders of the  copyright.  Subscription Rates: Canada: 1 year $30; 6 months $18;  Foreign: 1 year $35  The 'hollow tree' has always been a landmark in Stanley Park, even  though it is now reduced to a huge stump, and workers repairing  roads in the park in 1919 stopped their steamroller in front of it for a  photo at the famous site. The only known person in the picture is  Anshelm Nordin, centre, the Swedish-born maternal grandfather of  long-time coast residents Harold and Len Swanson, who at the time  was working as a gardener in the park. It is thought the other two  men must be the engineer and fireman of the steamroller, as it took  two people to run it; the engineer would read the many gauges and  keep the steam pressure up, and the fireman would stoke the fire  under the boiler and keep the heat up. The wheel on the left is the  roller, and back wheels on the right were set out wider to increase  further the width the roller could cover.  Photo courtesy of Harold and Bea Swanson  Musings  John Burnside  "Start up in January, close  down in May," is, they tell me,  an old business axiom. Eight  years ago we, the fledgling  business people who had formed themselves into Glassford  Press Ltd., were ignorant of  that axiom - as we were ignorant  of virtually everything else  related to the running of a  newspaper.  It was January 4, 1977 when  four inexperienced people formed themselves into a four-way  partnership and bought the  Coast News. It had been here  on the Sunshine Coast since  1945 but was definitely in third  place in a three-horse race back  there in 1977.  - There was the Peninsula  Times which had joined the  Coast News on the local  newspaper scene in the early  1960's and the third newspaper  which had appeared in the  mid-1970's.  Later we were to learn that  three newspapers in a market  area the size of the Sunshine  Coast comprised the single most  competitive newspaper scene in  Canada.  We were very innocent back  then. I remember taking the  first issue of the Coast News into the printer's in North Vancouver on January 4, 1977. The  owner of the print shop invited  me in for a cup of coffee and  told me that he had supplied the  former owner with the equipment we were using and that it  had never been paid for.  Fortunately, I happened to  know that the equipment in  question had pre-dated the arrival on the Coast of the owner  in question and I realized that I  was being tested. I felt like a  man who had plunged into an  inviting pool to find it alive with  hungry barracuda.  Our 40th year  We lost some of our major  advertisers in the first three  weeks before we quite realized  with what intensity the competition was being waged. It looked  like it might be a short-lived  business affair but we hung on,  working like maniacs. Usually  there was at least one 24-hour  shift per week. Making up with  determination what we lacked  in experience, week after week  we met our deadline with the  printer and those other deadlier  deadlines with the financial  folks.  The amount of pure labour  involved in making a newspaper  absolutely amazed me, and  along the way I worked with  some remarkable people. It  wasn't always euphoric, for the  pressures were very real, and  some who where there in the  hardest times found that there  were other things that called to  them and partings took place,  most amicable but assuredly not  all.  Meanwhile, the nature of the  work also took us into the community, with an intensity that  none of us had known before.  We met and still meet the people  of the Sunshine Coast as never  before and have been constantly  amazed at the rich diversity of  human type and experience that  has come to live here. A lifetime  could be spent justifiably getting to know the people of the  Coast with their many and  varied backgrounds.  It's been a few years now  since the Sunshine Coast, with  three newspapers, was being  singled out at newspaper conventions as the single most competitive newspaper scene in the  country but most of that time  has seen us plunged into the  worst economic recession since  the 1930's and keeping the old  newspaper alive has never been  easy.  It remains a challenging and  worthwhile thing to do,  however; it remains an in:  teresting and rewarding way to  relate to our chosen community. We have met and got to  know a great many new people-  in the last eight years and have  at least a nodding acquaintance  with a lot of old tricks. We  regard it as a privilege, this  stewardship of the Coast's  oldest newspaper. There is a  great wealth of human history  in the 40-year files of a com  munity newspaper. Our responsibility is to keep the paper coming to you and to safeguard the  history contained over the years  in its pages.  Ours is but a fraction of the  40 years but suddenly after eight  years it is 20 per cent and a  meaningful fraction. As Eileen  Glassford, after whom we named our little company, used to  say: "It sure has been fun." We  don't intend to stop now. There  are memories and local history  still to make and the Coast  News intends to stay near the  centre of the action.  The Bird  Though the evening comes with slow steps and has  signalled for all songs to cease:  Though your companions have gone to their rest and  you are tired;  Though fear broods in the dark and the face of the sky  is veiled;  Yet, bird, O my bird, listen to me, do not close your  wings.  That is not the gloom of the leaves of the forest, that is  the sea swelling like a dark black smoke.  That is not the dance of the flowering jasmine, that is  flashing foam.  Ah, where is the sunny green shore, where is your nest?  Bird, O my bird, listen to me, do not close your wings.  ��� The lone night lies along your path, the dawn sleeps  behind the shadowy hills.  The stars hold their breath counting the hours, the  feeble moon swims the deep night.  Bird, O my bird, listen to me, do not close your wings.  There is no hope, no fear for you.  There is no word, no whisper, no cry.  There is no home, no bed of rest.  There is only your own pair of wings and the pathless  sky.  Bird, O my bird, listen to me, do not close your wings.  Rabindranath Tagore  Maryarine's    viewpoint  Canadian weather trivia  by Maryanne West  "We really are lucky to live in  a part of the world where the  seasons are clearly delineated" a  neighbour mused recently, and  certainly this year winter has  moved down from the mountain tops and provided some interesting weather and odd  temperature inversions.  One of the interesting things  in my Christmas stocking was a  Canadian Weather Trivia  Calendar, all the statistics you  ever wanted to play with, but  also fascinating stories, anecdotes and fun pictures.  I thought some of the daily  items might be of wider interest,  for those of us who have only  lived on the B.C. coast a  reminder of how lucky we are,  and maybe-memories.for others  of weather they were a part of.  Actually our 1972 Christmas  Day record rainfall of over four  inches in 24 hours is mentioned  with Toronto's 1980 Christmas  Day temperature of 17 degrees  Celsius.  There's  a  quote  from  the  Canadian Freeman Newspaper  of January 1927 which amused  me. "The sleighing was never  better in this part of the country  than at present and people in  York are determined to enjoy it  with a vengeance by driving  over every foot passenger that  comes their way."  January 7, in 1969 was the  start of an incredible cold wave  in Edmonton in which the  temperature remained far below  zero (minus 17.8 C) for 26 consecutive days, January 30 recording the lowest temperature of  minus 39.4 C. The certificate of  survival printed in the Journal is  also reproduced.  On January 9, 1889 the  Niagara suspension bridge  located just above the fall collapsed during a storm described  as "one of the greatest storms  that has ever passed over any  part of Canada".  January 10, 1978 severe  winds and rainstorms with high  tides inflicted heavy damage in  the Maritimes. The world's second longest wooden bridge at  Rocklyn, N.B. collasped.  January 11, 1983, Chinook  winds at Dawson Creek, B.C.  raised temperatures from minus  21 to plus two between 8 and 9  p.m. This I think is topped by  the January 15 record from  Lethbridge when in 1974 the  temperature swung from plus  two at 5 a.m. to minus eight at 6  a.m. and back to plus two by 9  a.m. Those sort of extremes are  virtually unheard of on the B.C.  coast. It was also on January 11  that Fort Vermillion, Alberta  recorded that province's coldest  temperature, minus 61 in 1911.  Last January 12 an even  more spectacular vehicle pileup  than the recent one at  Chilliwack occured on the  Queen Elizabeth Way near  Burlington, Ontario in which  200 vehicles were involved and  89 people injured during a snow  squall.  To come back to the west  coast, on January 20, 1935 the  temperature dropped to minus  15 in Vancouver and the  snowfall exceeded 40 centimetres, followed quickly by a  mild spell and rain causing  many collapsed roofs, including  that of the Forum.  Winters have been getting  warmer on the coast for a  number of years, and it's a  while since the snow stayed  around for four or five weeks,  in fact, last year we almost got  by without any snow recorded  at sea level but for one of those  freak April storms. However, in  1916 at the beginning of  February, Victoria recorded its  greatest one day snowfall of 53  centimetres, snow drifting all  the way to Nanaimo with drifts  exceeding 175 centimetres in  some places. Streets were clogged with cars and stalled transit  vehicles and the fire department  used horse drawn wagons to get  around.  While this latest fall of snow  may or may not be the last this  winter, it has been nice, one of  those rare years when we get  snow at the beginning of a cold  spell and so it was dry and crisp  instead of the usual wet sloppy  stuff, a joy to look at, a joy to  walk in, even a joy to shovel!  #  u  f Coast News, January 7,1985  Terrible threat to human survival  Editor  It has been said that if a frog  is placed in a hot frying pan, the  immediate reaction of the frog  will be to jump out and save  itself.  On the other hand, the same  frog, when placed in a cool frying pan and the heat is turned  up very slowly, shows no reaction. At first the frog becomes  comfortably warm and senses  no danger. As the heat is  gradually increased, the frog  becomes accustomed to it.  Somehow, in the recesses of its  dim faculties it begins to feel  that it can live with this new environment; that it poses no  danger. Familiarity has dulled  its senses. In this stupified state,  the poor creature, if it is not  rescued in time, would become  incapable of saving itself. It  would be literally cooked alive.  If the people of this earth  who lived at the time of the  destruction of Hiroshima, when  150,000 people were killed by  the first atomic bomb, could by  Treat  Your  "Yacht"  to a  Reberth  in '85  GIBSONS  marina  886-8686  Skookum  ...Update  Mark Guignard says...  NOTHING   Silence is Golden'  1983 MONTE CARLO  Beautiful two tone coupe with luxury  cloth  interior,   full  length  splash  guard  moulding.   Well  appointed,  mint condition. Was-$8r6��5T  SUPER SKOOKUM     $8,950  ONE OWNER  1975 PONTIAC VENTURA  Economy 6 cyl. engine, recently  rebuilt, automatic transmission,  complete with summer and winter  tires.  SUPER SKOOKUM     $2,175  SKOOKUM AUTO  the Fast growing little dealer!  HOTLINE 885-7512  Dealer 7381 Sechelt  some magic, be transported to  today's world; if they woke up  one morning and were told that  the superpowers of today  possessed between them 50,000  of these monstrous weapons,  many hundreds of times more  powerful than the bomb that  was dropped on Hiroshima; if  they were told that these superpowers had the delivery systems  to launch nuclear missiles, that  would arrive on target, within a  matter of minutes anywhere in  the Northern Hemisphere; if  they were told that there were  submarines plying our coastal  waters armed with nuclear  missiles aimed at our cities and  towns; if they were told that the  Russian people were terrified  because of hundreds of nuclear  missiles deployed in Europe and  elsewhere aimed at the heart of  their homeland and that all of  Europe was equally threatened  by Russian missiles; if they were  told that in both the U.S.A. and  the U.S.S.R., men sat in  underground silos, 24 hours a  day, waiting only for word from  their respective leaders to  unleash a nuclear hell upon all  humanity, what do you think  would be their reaction?  First of all a wave of indignation and horror would sweep  the earth. All humanity would  be in a state of mortal fear and  panic. The newspapers would  scream their terrifying headlines  in every corner of the globe.  Public pressure on governments  everywhere would be enormous  and those governments would  be forced to take immediate action to rid the world of this new  Pro-Life Society  Editor:   .  Earlier this year, (May 21),  one of your readers accused the  Pro-Life Society of "sensationalism, blatant psychological  abuse, and not being very Christian", when one of their advertisements for life depicted a  baby of around 19 weeks gestation. He maintained that most  abortions are done at 12 weeks.  At that time I thought, "if  only he knew! How can I tell  him, and others, the truth of  abortion?". Well, recently the  enclosed letter came to me. It  well illustrates what the public  needs to know. Please print this  article as a public service. I  thank you.  Carol Love  Ethelbert, Manitoba  I recently attended the National Right-to-Life Convention  in Kansas City and had the  privilege to hear a powerful  speaker, Dr. Bernard Nathan-  son.  For those who aren't familiar  with him, he is one of the  founding fathers of the National Association for the  Repeal of the Abortion Laws.  He said he is very much responsible for the unleashing of the  abortion monster on this country because he is an ex-  abortionist who once operated  the largest abortion clinic in the  Western world (in New York)  and presided over 60,000  deaths���7,000 at his own  hands. He is now one of our  very strong pro-life leaders.  Dr. Nathanson brought with  him for the very first public  viewing the first ultrasound film  of an actual suction abortion.  An ultrasound makes an actual moving picture of an unborn child out of the sound  waves from the womb. This picture was then enlarged so we  could see the images more clearly. "This," the doctor explained  to us, "is the first time an actual  abortion will ever be shown  from the victim's point of  view."  He also reminded us that this  10-week old child represented  95 per cent of all legal abortions���that is at least 95 per cent  of all unborn children being  aborted are aborted at least 10  weeks after conception. At 10  weeks, an unborn human being  has everything you and I have  and is fully formed with an active brain, has a beating heart,  and is sensitive to pain.  "This little girl," Nathanson  said, "is very active." We could  see her playing and turning  around and around and sucking  her thumb. We could see her little heart beating away at a normal rate of about 120. But when  the first instrument touched the  uterine   wall,   the   baby   im-  Senshin* Fitter* & Oiffs  Hwf 101 Gibsons  and terrible threat' to human  survival.  Why? Because unlike the  people of our present world,  they would not have spent the  last forty years with the heat being slowly turned up under their  global frying pan. Not having  been conditioned, as we have  been to accept the ultimate horror, they would see the danger  clearly and with their senses on  the alert, would leap to safety.  Hec Rutherford  Hedley, B.C.  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following letter was received for  publication.  Mr. Jack Heinrich  Minister of Education  In order to permit the board  to plan adequately for careful  implementation of any  necessary budget reductions, we  request approval for a deficit of  up to $180,000 to be carried forward from the 1985 transitional  budget to the 1985-86 budget  and seek an early meeting with  you to present a brief setting out  the background to this request.  Janice Edmonds, Chairman  Board of School Trustees  Drop off your-'  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Books A Stuff  SecheK  until noon Saturday  ���������V Prtondly ���������>*������� PI��o��"  69,000 km  ,69S  Call Harvie  885-3281  DL 5936  Dear Shoppers:  Hurry! First come first gets it. Jjgg����  P.S. Thank you to all TO\l^fc  our friends and customers  for your patronage through  the years.  Sincerely,  Pauline &  Gramma Flo  . mediately recoiled and her heart  rate rose considerably. The  baby had not yet been touched  by the instrument, but she knew  something was trying to invade  her sanctuary.  We watched in horror as this  innocent human child was  literally drawn and quartered.  First the spine, then a leg���piece  by piece as the child wildly  writhed in agony, living through  most of the process, thrashing  around and trying to escape the  menacing instrument.  I saw with my own eyes her  head thrown back and her  mouth open in what Dr.  Nathanson called "her silent  scream".  At one point, her heart rate  was over 200 and we could see  on the screen her tiny heart  beating frantically because she  was so scared. Lastly, of course,  we witnessed the ghastly outline  of the forceps fishing around to  find the head to crush and  remove because it is too large to  pass through the suction tubing.  This killing process took 12 to  15 minutes. The abortionist  who did this particular abortion  filmed the ultrasound mainly  out of curiosity. When he saw  the film, he left the clinic and  didn't return.  Abortion kills a human child  in a painful and barbaric way.  The only difference between the  child I saw and the one you may  now be holding in your arms is  the unborn child hasn't had a  birthday.  Sandy Ressel  Scott City, Mo.  Thank  you  Editor:  While designing the  Aquaculture Training Program  which will be offered in  February, 1985, under the  auspices of Continuing Education, School District #46, we  received a great deal of advice,  assistance, information, and  guidance from many individuals  and organizations.  We would like to take a moment to especially thank the  following: the staff at the  Resource Centre, School  District #46; all the fish and  oyster farmers of the Sunshine  Coast; members of the Industrial Arts Department,  Elphinstone secondary school,  Gibsons; B.C. Forest Service,  Sechelt; Tidal Rush Marine  Farms, for showing us their  operation and feeding us;  Cockburn Bay Sea Farms, for  giving us a grand tour and much  information, along with feeding  us and putting us up overnight;  Jack Weddell, for assisting us  with the program format; Ricki  Moss and staff at Continuing  Education; SCEDS (the Sunshine Coast Employment  Development Society) for all  their help, with extra thanks to  Barry Wilbee, Jim McDowell,  and Val Silver; Oddvin Vedo,  Sunshine Coast Economic  Development Commissioner;  Dr. Gordon Bell, Pacific  Biological Station, Nanaimo;  Dr. Thomas Carefoot, University of British Columbia; Drs.  Pinnell and Lane, Malaspina  College, Nanaimo.  Without the assistance of all  of the above, pur task would  have been infinitely more difficult.  Marilyn Tentchoff, Gibsons  Jon Van Arsdell, Gibsons  More letters  I���  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  ir  s  ��� i  j i  ��� i  I*-  ���  ���  i  i  All Concerned Citizens  Please  Clip, Sign & Mail to:  Hon. J. Heinrich  Minister of Education  Parliament Bldgs.  Victoria, B.C.  As a British Columbian and a resident of the  Sunshine Coast, I strongly urge the Ministry of  Education to restore funding to the School Board for  District #46 so that they can maintain and improve  the standard of education in this community.  Signed  Date  Sponsored by the combined  Parents Auxiliary groups of the  Sunshine Coast School District  ���1  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  ���1  1  I  1  I  f  1  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  i  I  I  i  I  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  ��  I  i;  i  i  i  1,000,000  HIROSHIMAS...  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"     .���  8 �����    *��� *   ��  .......  ���' ��� ���     ��   a  ��� ������ ���    ���    ,  : ������ ���. ���  ��� % ������ ������  ��� ��� ��� ���  . * * * ���  ��� ��� ��� ������" ���  ���       O      ���     a  ���   ���   . �����  * "  .  ��  ��� ��� ��� ���' T.  '��� ��� ������ ���������  ��� ��� ������-���  ��� ��� ��� ������ ���  ��... ��� ��� ���  "��� ��� ��� ��� ������  ��   �� ���  ��� ���  ��  ��� ������ ������ 1  *. ��� % ��� ��� ���  ������ ������ ���  ����� ���. ��� ���  . . ������ �����  ��� ���     ���  �������� ��� * -  m      m     4          �����  a a   a   ���.���  ��� . ���    ���   ���  "��� ��� a  *:.;��� ������  .      *     a. a  ��� ����� ������a ���  ��� ���������  �����  Judge lot1 yourself.  The dot in the center represents  the destructive force of all the  firepower used during the entire  six years of World War U.  Three million tons of TNT.  Three megatons.  The other dots portray the firepower of the world's nuclear  arsenals. 16,000 megatons. More  than 5,000 World War lis.  Do you think we have enough?  The lop teftnftM. circle (circle  A) is the firepower of just one  U.S. submarine: Think of it:  twice the firepower used in  World War II aboard a single  submarine.  That one submarine could  destroy over 150 Soviet targets.  We have 19 such subs, plus  15 others with even greater  firepower.  Do you think we have enough?  The Pentagon doesn't think so.  The Pentagon wants more. Like  the new Trident submarine. Its  firepower is portrayed by the  lower lefthand circle (circle B).  About seven World War lis.  Just two squares (labeled C)  on this chart (more than 250  megatons) represents enough  firepower to destroy all the large-  and medium-sized cities in the  entire world.  Do you think we have enough?  The Reagan Administration  doesn't think so. In the next  decade, the U.S. plans to build  17,000 new nuclear weapons. 4.  Coast News, January 7,1985  The Coast News welcomes its own New Year's baby, beautiful  Valerie Lindsay Conway, born January 4 at 3:55 a.m. to Coast  News Production Manager Neville Conway and former reporter  Lynn Lindsay. While she didn't quite make her scheduled New  Year's Eve deadline, Valerie did arrive on the eighth anniversary of  the first issue of the Coast News to be published by Glassford Press  Ltd. ���Fran Burnside photo  Fish course interest  The School District #46 Continuing Education Aquaculture  Course beginning in February  has generated a lot of interest  and inquiries both locally and-  from Vancouver Island. In  order to accommodate these  participants,'1 we would like* to  know if there are local residents  who are able to offer room and  board or have small furnished  suites at a reasonable cost they  would like to rent out for the  duration of the course. The  aquaculture course begins the  first week of February and will  end in mid-June.  Please let us know what accommodation you have and we  * will pass the information on to  interested parties taking the  course. Send it to: Continuing  Education, P.O. Box 1897,  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  Infant support sought  Thirteen determined residents  attended the Sunshine Coast Infant Development Program's  first public meeting November  28 and developed plans to  broaden their community support for a $49,000 proposal.  "If lots of parents get behind  the idea," explained social  worker Donna Shugar, "the  government will have to give it a  serious look."  The proposal calls for one  full-time infant development  worker to be funded by the  ministry of human resources.  Working with up to 25 children,  the professionally trained  worker would show parents appropriate stimulation activities  to use with developmentally  delayed children under three  years of age.  "I'm pleased to see the program has finally reached the  Coast," said Helen Cuylits,  who helped found B.C.'s first  infant development group in  1968. She stressed the importance of offering parents  assistance during the early years  of a child's life,  "If proper stimulation takes  place early enough," said public  health nurse Diane Read, "it  often prevents development  problems later on."  Parents and professionals are  working together to refine the  proposal and drum up more  support. They plan to circulate  a petition among preschool  parents throughout the area,  and collect letters of support.  Several have come in already. A  large steering committee meets  monthly.  The next public meeting will  be held January 9, 8 p.m., at the  Davis Bay elementary school.  For more information call Jim  McDowell, Community Services Society director at  885-5881.  We are the dealers for NAP Ltd.'s  Heat Mirror Double Glazed  Windows and Doors  ��� Revolutionary new transparent window insulation  ��� Twice as efficient as ordinary double glazed windows.  S)  Hwy. 101. & Pratt Rd. Gibsons 886-7359  'W^^^W^^wlS^MM  by George Cooper  Sheila Page, a teacher in  Roberts Creek elementary, has  done some research of the  history of the Sunshine Coast  School District as part of an independent study in her recently  completed Bachelor of Education program.  "I found the topic of  transportation of pupils in what  was then the Sechelt School  District an intensely interesting  one," she said.  As.Sheila studied the school  board minutes of 1946-56, and  the Coast News files of the same  period, she noted that although  there were one-room schools in  several remote logging camps  and on the islands, transporting  pupils was a topic for nearly all  board meeting agenda.  "This particular decade after  the restrictions of the thirties  depression and of WW II was  really a time of pioneering in  education here on the Sechelt  Peninsula as the Sunshine Coast  was then generally known as,"  says Sheila. "There were campaigns in 1947 to .demand usable  roads, and on occasion petitions  to the highways department to  repair floats, all to make it  easier to get children to  school."  School board meetings record  discussion at length about safety  of pupils travelling by water,  and of adjusting school hours in .  winter to provide water  transportation by daylight, and  of considering the boarding of  pupils near schools.  "In 1952," Sheila says, "the  board had to determine if there  were funds ready to build a  float on Nelson Island at a cost  of $700, and to attend to school  needs in camps at Vancouver  Bay or Brittain River, for example.  "The transportation  allowance to parents was of  minor significance in light of the  hours and care expended in getting the children to school. One  girl," she added, ��� "Elsie  Kulhane, came by herself by  boat from Keats. Some walked  eerie bush trails on Gam bier."  When the Sechelt School  District was formed in 1946 by  amalgamating the small districts  in the area, Anne Burns continued her work as a secretary-  treasurer with the new district.  She recalls students from Port  Mellon boarding with Eileen  Glassford in Gibsons in order to  attend. Stan Trueman's high  school classes. The Coast News  records the story of the  homesick boy beating his way  through the bush to Port  Mellon for the weekend. Once  when the roads were so bad in  the spring that students from  Roberts Creek could not attend  high school in Gibsons, Stan  Trueman and another teacher  took turns taking school to the  students in Roberts Creek.  Many folks look back on that  time as one that required persistence and insistence to get a  start on adequate school  facilities for the Sunshine  Coast.  ibgbbiiV umsoit hfb ms  10SH ASffNUAL  ROBEBT BUBNS EVENING  Saturday, January 26th, 1985  Sechelt Legion Hall  Cocktails: 6:30 p.m. Dinner: 7:30 p.m.  $18 PER PERSON 886-7084 or 885-9853  ASTRA TAILORING  DOES EXPERT DRY CLEANING  * DELUXE SHIRT SERVICE  * FURS & LEATHERS  20% Off Draperies  EVEN HEMS AND NO SHRINKAGE  GUARANTEED ��� ALTERATIONS &  REPAIRS ��� TAKE DOWN & REHANG  SERVICE D FREE PICK UP & DELIVERY  FROM YOUR OFFICE OR HOME -  PORT MELLON TO HALFMOON BAY  886-2415  Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons  Snowfall hits  Sechelt budget  Recently heavy snowfalls  have played havoc not only with  local streets but with local  public works budgets as well, as  municipalities had to face the  unexpected necessity of hiring  graders and snow clearing  equipment.  "Usually around here we can  wait 24 hours and the snow will  be gone," public works chairman Graham Craig told Sechelt  council. "But not this year. The  hiring of a grader shoots our  budget all to pieces, but there's  nothing we can do about it."  The works superintendent apparently had some difficulty obtaining equipment for work on  village streets as it was already  booked for private clearing projects. Alderman Ken Short suggested he obtain a list of equipment available and rates to have  on hand for next year.  JANUARY  l/�� PRICE  SALE  LADIES DRESS SHOES  LADIES LEATHER BOOTS  In Store Specials In  Every Department  SAVE UP TO  50%  DonTs Shoes  I futNijrcrMt thopptng Cmntrm,  Qlb*ons  VISA  TATIONERY  SALE  HOME, OFFICE &  SCHOOL SUPPLIES  THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE  MANY SALE ITEMS IN OUR FLYER  PICK UP YOUR COPY TODAY AT GIBSONS OR SECHELT PHARMASAVE  ADDRESS  BOOKS  Vinyl cover.  3��/2"x6"   1" Ea.  3"x4"  99'Ea.  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Made in Canada.  89' pk8.  y-7  SECURITY  ENVLOPES  * 8���80 per box  *10���40 per box  Box  00?  ���������:     ~J;^r ��� ���������:��� '���>:.   .1  ipti  mwM  :      J***   ;"-v -i  ,**r  iff**-"'  "DROP IN TO PHARMASAVE AND PICK UP YOUR STATIONERY SALE FLYER IN GIBSONS OR SECHELT  HOME RECORD FILE  10"xl2". 9 pockets.    5.99  RUBBER BANDS  'Alb. box. 1.29  CATCH ALL ORGANIZER  For home or office.      3.99  PAPERMATE  BALLPOINT PENS  2/25'  5 SUBJECT COIL  EXERCISE BOOK     1.99  LIQUID CORRECTION  AIDS Each 99*  UNIBALL PENS  Blue or Black.     Pkg. 1.49  H.B. PENCILS  Pkg. of 10. 89e  BOOK CASE  Sturdy 4-shelf construction.  59.99  SECURITY ENVELOPES  *8or*10. Box 1.49  Get it at the  PRICE  sunnycrestmall: gibsons  'I!  M  ���~~4-  Utility  : >'.'���'.       I  < Coast News, January 7,1985  Heavy snows give this corner of Roberts Creek a story-book look.  -Dianne Kvans photo  Roberts    Creek  Legion elections  by Jeanie Parker, 886-3973  The new officers for the  Legion and Ladies' Auxiliary  1985 executives will be installed  at the Roberts Creek Legion this  Wednesday at 8 p.m. Voting  members are expected to attend.  EDUCATION PROTEST  Citizens concerned about  what the government is doing to  the education system are urged  to make their opinions known.  Petitions have been circulated,  at Seaview Market and other  places, opposing the cuts in  education. Letters are also  desirable.    Write    to    the  Honourable   J.    Heinrich,  Minister of Education, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  SATURDAY BINGO  Starting January 5, the  Roberts Creek Legion Auxiliary  will be holding a "drop-in"  bingo Saturday afternoons  from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Legion  hall. Proceeds go to the Food  Bank. Everybody is welcome.  CRIB THURSDAY  Everybody is also welcome at  Thursday night crib at the  Roberts Creek Legion. Play  starts at 8 p.m. sharp so don't  be late.  Area    C    Soundings  Great festivities  By Jean Robinson, 885-2954  'Well, the new year was truly  welcomed in among good  friends and great festivities at  the Community Hall in Davis  Bay. As usual, the food was  abundant and delicious. Sue  LeNeve and Knut Solli won the  prizes for best hats. Congratulations are due Clark and  Charlotte Renney for looking  after the event. Of course a party would not be a party without  Turner and Esther Berry dancing up a storm and lending support.  THANKS CAROLLERS  Before the old year is a faded  memory, I would like to personally thank the Davis Bay  Carollers for again making the  holiday season extra special.  Approximately 20 adults and  children go to different houses  and sing a couple of carols. In  the night air, their combined  voices are a beautiful, heartwarming sound. They ask  nothing, only to be heard. God  bless 'em.  TEENS  Don't forget the Teen Drop-  In Centre at the Scout Hall,  6:30 to 10 p.m. on January 8.  Come on all you Guys and  Dolls, let's get it together and  make it a super evening.  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  Save your bottles  by Ruth Forrester  BROWNIES & BEAVERS  Halfmoon Bay Beavers and  Brownies are having a bottle  drive on Sunday, January 20  starting at 11 a.m. Area to be  covered is Redrooffs Road to  Brooks Road and surrounding  areas.  Funds are needed for further  activities and general cost. Even  having fun can be expensive.  Brownies will be starting their  new year's meetings on January  8 and Beavers on January 14 at  the Welcome Beach Hall. The  hall is generously donated for  our use by the Welcome Beach  Association. If there are five to  seven year old boys or six to  nine year old girls wishing to  join for the new year - now is  the time.  For information or early  pick-up of bottles call 885-2669'.  For convenience place your bottles at the end of your driveway  or on your porch.  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Peninsula Market  in Davis Bay  until noon Saturday  "A Friendly People) Place"  A  Canada Grade #���   Beef ��� Boneless W.      0�� g*u         ^m  chuck blade roast *94.o9 fb 1  Previously Frozen  pork side , 9Q  sparenbs >,0.��9 ���. I  Utility Grade  fresh whole 010  frying chicken kgC.io lb.  Medium O     "7 9         1  ground beef kgO,lo lb. I  Wiltshire - Sliced  COOKGu  111 Gel IS 4 Varieties ��� 175 gm Pkg.  .99  .49  .99  .69  .99  mushrooms *g4.37 lb. 1.98  onions 25/bba93.99  green cabbage kg .51 ��,. .23  turnips kg .51 lb. .23  B C  beets ...kg .64 ib. .29  California - Size 12 4      f ft  cauliflower each 1.49  Oven Fresh  family  bread  Oven Fresh  flour  scones  Over) Fresh  .675 gm  00   wholewheat      ,. nn  -o9   muffins 6s 1.99  Oven Fresh  12's  no   cinnamon A  gn  -5151   fingers 6-s 1.49  Kraft Parkay j*    mq  margarine   t.36*g.c.��o5f  Foremost  orange * ���  JUIC6 llitre I .Us  Super Valu  fries ik91-Z9  3 Varieties  Totjno's-S" A    QQ  P IZZa 360 gm mmmvSm*  3 Varieties  Hunt's  tomato   ....396ml ���  Hunt's StQ  tomatoes       398m'm0**  3 Varieties  Hunt's  tomato CQ  paste isemi -59  Cateili Old Fashioned  spaghetti 1 ���  SaUCe 375 m/   I b&rSI  3 Varieties  Cateili 4      W 0%  pastas ikg i aT'Sf  Robin Hood  quick  oats 2.2s kgomm ������Trmwtiyary**^*  ss  Coast News, January 7,1985  Our Jane is off and running���this time to life as a student at SFU.  "Oh wow, such fun!" she raved as she took off for one of her  usual mad d. ihes. We wish her high times and similar marks as she  pursues her new id venture. -FranBumsideph��i<>  Sechelt Seniors  by Robert Foxall  There, that's a good start. I  got the new date right at the  first time of writing. Now it's  time to show this sassy new year  who is going to run things from  now on.  We are going to start off the  hew year with a message from  ��� our new president, Larry Grafton, here it is:  "With much co-operation  from the membership under  president Len Herder, 1984 was  a banner year in which members  of Branch 69 took the bit in  their teeth and went it alone to  purchase the site of our proposed new hall. The lot has been  bought and is paid for and the  next step is to secure capital to  get the architectural drawings  and material to make a start.  "Your Building Committee is  now chaired by Len Herder. As  president, my hope for 1985 is  that all members of the Branch  will do their share manually as  well as financially to see that the  Building Committee has their  undivided support.  "The machinery is working  in all branches of government  and  all  available  foundations  The  BACKEDDY  PUB  which hopefully will supply the  grants necessary for this worthwhile project.  "To all members, whether  new or old, come out to our  weekly functions and enjoy  yourselves.  "A new schedule of events  and committees will be published very shortly. Happy New  Year wishes to all. Larry Grafton, President."  And now after seconding  Larry's wishes I must try and  put myself' into a routine  humour.  There will be an executive  meeting on the morning of  January 8 and carpet bowling  will have started by the time this  news sheet has been delivered to  you. But from then we will be  back on our timetable until we  advise you otherwise.  Elizabeth Derby is starting to  write a "History of Branch 69"  and asks that if members have  any publications which refer  back to early days that you lend  them to her so that she may extract the relevant information.  Don't forget, everything goes  back to our normal routine.  A Happy New Year to all.  Best ever  will be closed each  Sunday in January.  After January 27th, it's  Family Sundays  as usual.  EGMONT  883-229S  Skate  Alderman Graham Craig  reported to Sechelt council the  trememdous success of the free  skate at the arena on December  28, which saw almost 100 people, a record turnout, make use  of the free ice time.  Free transportation was also  provided from the village office  to the arena through the  generosity of Mr. George  Hopkins, who contributed the  use of one of .his school buses,  and Mr. E.L. Widman, the bus  driver, who donated this time  for the three-hour round trip.  "These gentlemen deserve the  gratitude of the entire community," said Alderman Craig.  In Memoriam  m.  tt.  ���/v>,  ?*/?  Eldest native daughter of Nanaimo  dies in Surrey Memorial Hospital.  Kathleen Garrison Higgs nee  Westwood. Born in Nanaimo, March  15th, 1900, passed away January  4, 1985 with her family at her side.  Longtime resident of Gibsons and  Roberts Creek area.  Widow of Capt. Thomas Leonard  Higgs and matriarch of the Higgs  family of Nanaimo and Gibsons.  Survived by her daughter Dorothy  Gloria Purcell ol Surrey and family,  Capt. Walter Albert Culliman and  family of Nanaimo. Capt. Thomas  Leonard Martin Higgs and family of  North Vancouver, Capt. Gerald  William Higgs (Joe) and family of  Nanaimo and Capt. John Simon  Higgs ol Gibsons, brother-in-law  Capt. William York Higgs and wife  Ida and family of Gibsons and Selma  Park.  Kathleen's physical and spiritual aid  was not only limited to her immediate family and branches thereof  but to anyone that required her care,  concern and incessant energy.  The Progenitor shall be sorely missed on her course to the Land from  whose bourne no traveller returns.  In lieu ol (lowers, donations to the  Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral at  First Memorial Chapel, 1505 Lilloet  Road, North Vancouver, B.C.  V7J  2J1, Wednesday, January 9, 1985  at 15:30.  ���0' truest Pilot Your labours cease  Pax Vobiscum  P^^wiiiSffiMWL^^iMiiSii^^  by Jane McOuat, 883-9342  I was busy in and out of town  this week setting up my new  room (in the East End) and trying to unravel the mystery of  how to exist financially this year  when I received news of Tony  Shepherd's death. Many people  may not have know him, but  surely do know his sons Chris  and Steve Shepherd from  Pender Harbour Diesel and  daughter Kathy, on ambulance  service in Sechelt.  Thouth I understand that  death is part of life and pain  and sorrow are as necessary as  joy and happiness, I feel quite  low when I see my friends with  this deep sorrow. To Chris,  Steve, Kathy and Mrs.  Shepherd I send my deepest  sympathies.  Stan Silvey? Santa Claus?  They will be one in my mind  now. Dear Stan was so  generously good natured that he  said, sure he'd be Mr. Claus at  the Lions Breakfast with Santa.  Besides his usual good cheer, he  both gave and received great  pleasure from that breakfast. I  saw the children's eyes and I  saw 'Stan's too, the eyes don't  lie. Dorothy, take heart and in  time you'll delight in some happy memories of Stan, I know  this is true.  Sadly but thankfully Danny  Bosch also made away after a  hard fight with cancer.  Often, during my early MGB  days (the yellow one!) Dan  would pick me up hitching while  the blessed car was temporarily  out of whack. Though we  always began with cajoling and  light talk, as Dan was prone to  do, we also had some "get  down" discussions about life,  this area and you name it! I liked Danny very much and I  know that I'm not alone in wanting to buck the nature of things  and wish he could have been  healthily with us for a lot  longer. It was been a long hard  go both for Dan and his family  and I am so thankful that a  chance for healing rest and  peace has come.  Three awfully nice people  have left this week and I just  wish that there were some  babies to tell you about as I like  to see birth and death running  neck to neck. It's as it should  be. Now let's go onwards.  NEW COLUMINIST  Next week, Joan Wilson will  begin writing the Pender column. I like Joan, she's very active in community affairs, wrote  the elementary school  Christmas play and she also told  me that she admired the way  I've tried to write this  column...stay out of trouble yet  still have an opinion. She'll do a  fine job so phone her at  883-9606 with any bit of news  you've got and help her to get  started. Good Luck Joan!  Now, I'm going to grab this  last space just for myself. I'm  off and taking my first class at  SFU by the time you are reading  this and I will be a qualified  elementary school teacher at the  end of next December. Jobs?  Something good will happen for  me because I like to teach and  I'll be a good teacher. Hey  everybody, keep making those  babies, I'm counting on you for  a job!  A FAREWELL STATEMENT  Ah, this is the column that I  have alternately been looking  forward to' and dreading all in  the same penstroke. It is my last  column for the Coast News and  I have worked pleasurably with  them since 1981.  I've really had quite a time up  here in Pender and in so many  ways 1 find it difficult to leave  (even though I know there are  weekends). Mostly I find waking up by the ocean and knowing so many truly good friends  the hardest things to put down  for a while.  Without John Burnside's insistence that I could and should  write a community column, I  most probably would never  have had this fabulous opportunity to work with a real live  newspaper. Gosh, thanks John!  (John usually edits goshes and  wows..)  Stubborn and recalcitrant  were the words he used to  describe my continuous refusals  to write - but really I was shy  and lacking self-confidence.  Now, as I'm taking the chance  to go to school, I would say the  writing has really helped. I very  much like absolutely everyone  at the Coast News.  To the businesses who've  continually advertised in the  Coast News and kept my job  and me alive up here a big thank  you. Peter and Peggy at the  IGA, Art, Helen and Steve at  A.C. Building Supply, Ken and  Joe at Pender Harbour Diesel,  Ray Hansen Trucking and Gib  Baal at Ruby Lake Restaurant  have been the mainstays with  goodwill from almost all the  other businesses and marinas  during their seasons. Hint, hint  - keep advertising and there'll be  more community news. When  you meet Fred Duncan you'll  like him as much as I do.  Thanks' to the golf course  folk for what I think of as a  working bursary. I'll miss all  my workmates but maybe between semesters I can work the  "fat farm" for a couple of  weeks - I loved it! Hi Jack, Hi  Steve.  Here are some people I want  to say I think you're a good person to: The Colonel and Mrs.  Flounder, John the telephone  man, Wild Bill Whittle, the  swimming pool gang, the  APC'ers and John and Joan  Willcock. Ray and Aileen  Hansen, Terry Lindsay, Lois  Randle, Wayne and Viv and all  the Reno machiners who are so  much fun. The Credit Union  group who put up with so much  and the bank group who remain  cheery even if the are a giant  corporation.  A big hello to my favourite  neighbour Ernie Lee and to  Chuck and Joe Williams and  Maurice and Pauline and all of  Irvines Landing. Good  neighbours are great to have.  To my Garden Bay Firehall  (and    Madeira   too)   you've  Egmont    News  Condolences  by Ann Cook, 883-9167  CONDOLENCES  A sad time for two Egmont  families with the sudden passing  of Stan Silvey and Danny Bosch  who lost a long heart-breaking  fight against cancer. Our  deepest sympathy goes to  Dianne Bosch, Dorothy Silvey  and their families.  HIGHLIGHTS OF '84  The tennis court fence was  completed, the school got a  satellite dish, the kids went to  Pender pool to work for Swimmer's Survival Certificates,  some of the boys were travelling  to Sechelt and Gibsons to play  soccer, and two new babies,  Gabriella V. and Kaila S. who  will be ready for grade one in  1990. That's when Wee Cliff  and Tyler will be in grade two.  SCHOOL NEWS  Five Pender Harbour senior  secondary grads were from Egmont. They were Jessia Silvey,  Rod Cummings, Heidi Guen-  ���her, Gerald Marshall and An-  '���   COaBT'NEWS".-'-' '  CLASSIFIEDS  '���'Taylpr'st-';'-,;.  Garden Bay:   ..  Mn-tlj n'pon SarMrday  nette Silvey.  On the  Honour  Roll for the first term of the  '84-'85 school year is grade 11  student John Griffith.  CLINIC DAY IN EGMONT  Linda Curtiss or Margaret  Moss Paquette will be the nurse  at the school Tuesday, January  8 at 2:30 p.m. to help us with  our medical complaints. I do  hope the snow will be gone, if  not, "easy does it" getting up  and down the. little hill in the  school yard as ice and snow  melting makes treacherous  walking conditions.  HAPPY BIRTHDAYS  Happy January Birthdays to  Lisa Dorene O'Neill, Sheelagh  Vaughan, Brute, Kush and Ken  Sharp, Gunnar Jardine and  Dolly's two grand-children Colleen and David Jensen.  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  AL'S USED  FURNITURE  We buy Beer Bottles  already heard how I feel, but let  . me again thank those early  members who said "A girl?  Sure, why not." The experience  has been fun, sad and chock full  of learning and goodwill  towards humans. Hello Brian  Workman and hooray for all  the firephone people.  To the Fielding family at  Garden Bay Marine, money  wouldn't cover all the ways  you've helped or just been  there. Thank you.  My largest thank you's  though go to Chris Shepherd  from Pender Harbour Diesel  who taught me about everything  I know about mechanics after  James died. I was willing to  learn and help, but Chris helped  enough for a lifetime. Thank  you always Chris. Without the  shop at Pender Harbour Diesel  and the blind and benevolent  eye of Joe McKay and the  easygoingness of Ken O'Coffey  all the MG engines and  transmissions would never have  been fixed. Can I thank you  enough.  To dear Richard at Moun-  tainview Gulf, thank you for  always finding time to make my  way safe as you know how  much driving I do and how little  money I have. I enjoyed working at the gas station. Thanks  for finding a cheap Honda Sandy, it seems Chris had to help  less then. Linda and Larry Curtiss - thanks for your car on my  very last day. Derrick thanks  for fixing mine.  Now - if I left you out, please  know that some evening in the  future I'll be studying away  when my mind will wander to  someone nice like you.  Last and with deep respect  and love thanks to Mom and  Dad for always being there and  giving me a chance to be here  and be alive. I'll do the rest!  Thanks to my brother Cam for  being a loving supporter and  thanks to my (fairy) godmother  Auntie Alma for helping to  make this time at school a lot  easier on my mind. Goodbye  everyone - I've sure enjoyed it  so far!  USED BUILDING SUPPLIES  Quality, used lumber, bricks, windows; lights, plumbing, etc.  P A B USED BUILDING MATERIALS  11947 Tannery Rd., Surrey  MONDAY-SATURDAY 808-1311  We also buy used building materials   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 883-9427 or 251-4578 collect  Super Sunday  SMORGASBORD  5-9 pm Kids V2 Price  Adults $9.95  "stiff the beat on the coast"  Ruby Lake  Restaurant  883-2269  t"  *SS>"  \t&  T *  ��� k -  ^ednesdaV 30 p.m.  Ced*-S^P0��,n  . . ******, prize W*  t���-  vvnat  We'  0�� ��  y0u and yo��  \  .^^~  *SS&*%  Health i/Same  Marv Bland. RDH   W ���Vltif  by Mary Bland, RDH  Move Over Dental Floss  ...Other Oral Hygiene Aids  Do you need a pack sack to take home all the things your dental  hygienist or dentist recommends for looking after the health of your  teeth and gums? Do you have to take notes while the dental hygienist  and dentist are explaining all the information related to what you can  do at home to prevent dental diseases?  That is because 98% of the adult population has a measurable  amount of gum disease which affects the support of the teeth. It is  what you do at home that is most crucial in maintaining your  periodontal health between regular scaling and root planing appointments with the dentist or hygienist.  Mary Bland, R.D.H;  >  in  eS  a Aquaculture Course  Coast News, January 7,1985  Continuing Education,  School District #46, has announced the hiring of two instructors for its upcoming  aquaculture course. They are  both local people, Marilyn  Tentchoff and Jon Van Arsdell.  Marilyn Tentchoff, curator  of the Gibsons Museum, has a  B.Sc. and an M.A. in biology  from New York University. She  has taught biology in New York  and western Washington, done  research at the Museum of  Natural History in New York,  and locally, taught a credit free  course in marine biology at Cap  College, as well as weather  courses. At one time she and her  husband brought a 70' fishing  vessel, the "Arctic Fox", from  Scotland and they have lived on  boats for nine years here on the  Sunshine Coast.  Jon Van Arsdell has a B.Sc.  from the College of Biological  Sciences at Ohio State University, specializing in fish management. He worked on the first  salmon farm in Canada, at  Agamemmnon Bay, Egmont,  for four years, fished for four  years on seine boats, mostly  with Billy Griffith on the  "Tzoonie River", and has also  worked as maintenance man for  the B.C. Forest Service.  This community-based  course, designed in response to  requests from the Economic  Development Commission and  Sunshine Coast Employment  Development Society (SCEDS)  has engendered a great deal of  response, not just within this  area but from as far afield as  Tofino, Campbell River,  Saltspring Island and Prince  Rupert.  Basketball action was fast, furious and occasionally unconventional (woof!) when the Alumni team  j  played Chaielech Senior Boys during the holiday break. Despite a noble effort the alumni fell to defeat at  the hands of their juniors by a score of 55-44. -i��� Burnside photo  Sechelt    Scenario  Taxes outstanding  Sechelt forced  to borrow  I eat all my fruit and veggies!  You will tocTwhen your mom buys  ��� .. --^i   them fresh at  '" GALIANO MARKET  WHARF ST., SECHELT  (Across from Bullwtnkles  Glassworks)  Local girl models  fashions in Japan  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  Cindy Sommerfield has just  returned from Kobe, Japan  where she has spent the last six  months modelling. This was all  types of modelling, for the  Givenchy Show, fashion conglomerates, sportman's and  other catalogues, some of the  biggest catalogues in fashions.  Seven or eight models work  at a time usually for a straight  two months. Cindy worked out  so well that they kept her there  for six months.  While this all sounds very  glamorous it is also hard work.  A typical day starts at 6 a.m.  I with time to eat and dress then  f off to work; a trip involving a  [   15-minute walk to transporta-  ��� tion, 30-minutes travel, transfer  [ for another 30 or so minutes.  ;��� The job starts at 9 a.m. to 6  '{: -p.m. sometimes>running over  \\ another three hours. Then there  is the same trip home to eat and  to bed. Working seven days a  week, there is not much oppor-  ���"'���"���. t.unity to see the country  although what she did get a  chance to see she liked, except  j for; the crowds on the public  transportation.  Naturally, with fashions it is  ;   always two seasons difference  1 so it is bathing suits in the cold  air and sweltering in furs in the  !   summer.  |      Cindy  is  a  local  girl,  the  !   daughter of Bob and Shirley  ��� Sommerfield of Sechelt. She  j  went to school in Sechelt and at  Elphinestone. Her's is a success  i story of hard work, but it could  I   be shortlived.  Cindy says at  ��� 23-years old she is at her peak  but as long as she can stay looking young they'll keep snapping  photos.  CHINA SLIDES  Bill and Bea Rankin will be  showing slides of their recenf  trip to China at St. Hilda's  Church Hall on Friday, January  11 starting at 7:30 p.m.  The travelling Rankins share  their trip with others'with the  pictures they took along the  way. This showing will benefit  the St. Hilda's Church building  fund, everyone welcome. Admission is by donation,  refreshments served.  BACKYARD BIRDS  The Sechelt Marsh Protection  Society meeting on Friday,  January 11 at 7:30 p.m. will be  held at the Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre.  The evening's speaker, will be  John Toochin, his subject:  "Backyard Birds and Winter  Feeding".  The evening is open to the  public and everyone is indeed  welcome.  NEW YEAR'S DINNER  Adult Day Care planned a  Christmas party on the Thursday before the twenty-fifth, but  the weather got in the way. It  was changed to a New Year's  dinner and it was held, despite  ��� COAST NEWS���/'.;  -.' CLASSIFIEDS  '..',,'    :' W! ;at':> :���  S ea vi e w M af K et  ���    m.Rtob.^rts Creek;...'  until nopn"'Saturday ..  .-���'��� A. Friendly .PeopW'Plrice';'-  the weather, on Thursday,  January 3 at Greene Court  Recreational Hall in Sechelt.  The original party was to be  held at the United Church in  Gibsons.  This was a combined dinner  with a good many of the 34 present coming up from Gibsons.  It was a lovely turkey dinner  cooked by the staff. Dinner  music was played and a singsong after led by Rae Ellingham  on the piano.  Cathy Gardiner was the lady  in charge with many helping  hands, including the familiar  faces of the Sechelt ladies Mary,  Marion and Trudy. Special  guest was the first co-ordinator  Louise Hume.  John Grognet from West  Sechelt took this opportunity to  announce his engagement to  Esme Graham of Gibsons.  These two are regular participants of Day Care.  "For the first time in recent  memory the village has to borrow money prior to the year end  to cover current expenses,"  Alderman Anne Pressley told  her fellow Sechelt council  members. "The reason is that,  as of November 30, 1984,  outstanding taxes (and interest)  amounted to...$294,455.13."  Council had to borrow  $40,000 for operating expenses,  and another $90,000 at the end  of December to cover its  payments to the provincial  government, school district,  regional board, hospital, assessment authority and fire district.  "We're committed to paying  the different agencies we collect  taxes for whether we have the  money or not," explained Clerk  Shanks.  "It'slike a business," added  Alderman Pressley. "If you  can't collect your Accounts  Receiveable, you have to borrow. I'm not going to make any  social comment at this point  other than to say Seasons  Greetings to all and I hope 1985  brings more good fortune to  everyone so they can all meet  their bills, including their tax  bills."  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Taylor's  in Garden Bay  until noon Saturday  'A Friendly People  Place'  CREATIVE DANCE  FOR CHILDREN  New Session:  Jan. 12 to Mar. 16  (Saturdays)  10 - 10:45 a.m.  Creative Dance  3-6 yrs. old  11 - 12 Noon  Creative/Modern  7-11 yrs. old  at the  TWILIGHT  THEATRE STUDIO  Teacher:  Leslie Ellett 886-8044  19.98  Slashing prices is a little like slashing tires. It's a curious  way to fight inflation. If advertising prices are fair to begin  with, they can be reduced a fair amount in consideration of a  large size or a volume purchase. Ordinarily, prices can't be  reduced drastically unless they were drastic in the first place.  After numerous years of careful study, we have two  suggestions.  First, advertise where a GOOD service is fairly priced,  consistently, without wild fluctuations. Where, if you buy  something for $45 this week, you know it's worth $45 and you  won't find other people buying it "on sale" next week for  $19.98.  The only real way to fight inflation is to insist on value.  Second, next time you see someone slashing prices, listen.  There may be a loud hissing sound as the air goes  out.  IIVI Coast News, January 7,1985  Day by Day       Item by Item  We do more for you in providing Variety, Quality,  & Friendly Service.  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January 16
All day, it seems, i've
heard of people who have
resolved to quit smoking in
1985. One said, "commencing January 5, when the
pressures are reduced".
Many people make resolutions in the hope of bringing
about change of one kind or
another in their lives. We are
creatures of habit, and habits
are difficult to change unless
the resolve to change is the
result of a very real desire for
Kicking habits that are enjoyable but bad for us physically
sometimes requires a scare to provide the proper motivation
to do so. Speaking of the resolve to quit smoking reminds me
of my own experience. If it helps someone, I will be very
I had smoked since my teens and had made several halfhearted attempts to quit. I would in fact have it beat (1
thought) and then reach for a proffered cigarette, only to be
"hooked" again.
During the sixties I suffered successive bouts of 'flu, colds,
septic throat, etc. I frequently spent an average of two or
three days in bed, with high fever. I would wake up in the
mornings with endless coughing, until one morning 1 spat
blood. It may be that I had ruptured a blood vessel as a result
of my coughing, but in any case it did scare me. And I said to
myself, "that's It"! No more smoking for me."
Remembering previous half-hearted attempts to quit,  I
determined that this time I would really do it and that nothing |
would deter me from this course of action.
Before long, the withdrawal sympatoms were bringing a
change of heart. I decided to ease my suffering by smoking
cigars which I would not inhale in the same manner as a
cigarette. But what s smelly substitute, and, amid loud complaints I finally resolved that this was not the answer. I realized this when I would yearn for a cigar as much as I had the
Finally I quit for good, resolving never again to smoke. My
positive resolve in this regard acturally helped me. 1 suffered
less. But for those who contemplate quitting, let me say it
was all of nine months to a year before I no longer yearned
for a smoke with a beer, or after a meal with a cup of coffee.
If you mean it, do it! I rarely am sick with colds. I have a
good pair of lungs. It was a decision I shall never regret. I did
it just in time.
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886-2936 Coast News, January 7,1985  Whistle Punk from Victoria  Movie actress Barbara Williams with actor husband visited friends  in Gibsons last week - and found  the weather colder than  Hollywood. ���Dianne Kvans photo  Undercover review  A classy volume  by Better and Perry Keller  Reading the average corporate history can be as entertaining as perusing an outdated  encyclopedia. There's just too  much financial data, too many  vice-presidents, too many  mergers and too much  trivia���all of it essential to the  historical record, but most of it  only relevant to archivists or  people whose names are mentioned in the book.  Wings   Over   The   West,  originally   commissioned   by  Pacific Western Airlines, has  the usual amount of historical  fact   and   just   a   few   more  mergers than we could really  .keep track of, but it also contains some of the best flying  adventure yarns in the history  *lof the west. It tells the story of  ��PWA's founder, Russ Baker,  |me man who "chinked the holes  $n   his   administration , with  charm", a man who coulcftalk^  himself out of���or into���any  situation.  Baker founded the  airline in 1945 as Central B.C.  Airways on the strength of a  forest patrol contract and one  stagger-wing Beechcraft biplane  based at Fort St. James, gind he  built it into the top western  airline   flying   almost   6,000  regularly scheduled route-miles  before his early death in 1958.  Wings Over The West tells  how Baker flew writer Pierre  Berton into the Nahanni Valley  so   that   he   could   write  his  "Headless   Valley"   adventure  yarns that would catapult him  to fame. Baker was also the  mastermind behind PWA's battle   to   eliminate   competition  from Queen Charlotte Airlines,  a battle that led to the tragic  Mount Benson crash of October  1951. But Baker's early death  robbed PWA of its glamorous,  swashbuckling star, and it left  author  John Condit with 25  more years of company history  without his magnetic personality for a focus. In spite of this,  Condit has done a remarkable  job of keeping the reader's attention.  Cspresso  Yourself  fi)rin��  (Bappuooino  at  Pronto's  886-8138  Cedar Plaza, Gibs&ns  For those interested in the  economic development of B.C.,  he has provided a unique study  of the Kitimat-Kemano project  and its effect on the growth ol  air transport, and for those interested in the interaction of  government and business, he  shows how the federal government's Air Transport Board  manipulated the industry. And  while we'll admit to being more  interested in the personalities  and adventure yarns, neither of  us found reason to put the book  down before we reached the last  page. We were also delighted  with the cover design and the  inside-cover photographs���a  really classy looking volume!  Wings Over The West: Russ  Baker and the Rise of Pacific  Western Airlines by John Condit, Harbour Publishing, 1984.  Mentors  sought  WANTED: Talented, enthusiastic adults to share their  skills and interests with  children, invididually or in  groups.  Numerous volunteer opportunities exist at present. The  possibilities are as many as  adults with kids. Here are a few.  Roberts Creek Mentor Club  is looking for adults who live in  that vicinity to spend a single  session introducing a child to  their particular area of interest.  People who are knowledgable  about computers and skiing are  currently being sought.  Adults in the Davis  Bay/Wilson Creek area with  skills in knitting, gardening,  woodworking, music, poetry  and other arts and crafts are  needed to establish and run  weekly lunch hour or after  school clubs for children ages  six to 12.  Big Brothers, the organization that links caring adult men  with boys between the ages of  nine and 13 who have no father  at home, once again needs help.  This is a special treat for those  who have no children in their  lives at present and would enjoy  building such a relationship.  The Sechelt Boy Scouts group  needs a new leader. Initial  orientation and ongoing support are provided by a committee of interested parents. All expenses for activities, camps, etc.  are covered.  To offer your help in expanding the horizons and interests of  our kids, contact the Volunteer  Action Centre at 885-5881.  by Peter Trower  Logging magazines are not  entirely unknown in the annals  of B.C. publishing. The trade  magazines such as The Hiballer,  B.C. Trucklogger and B.C.  Logging Monthly have existed  for years. These specialized  publications, however, are  seldom seen outside logging offices and present little of interest  to the ayerage reader, unfamiliar with the profession.  The articles they contain are too  often dryly written and highly  technical and there is small attention given to the human or  historical side of the business.  As an ex-logger, I have  always found this dearth of  readable logging stories, a great  pity. An astounding assortment  of eccentric and colourful  characters have worked the  B.C. woods over the years and  there are thousands of great  yarns still waiting to be told!  Both Raincoast Chronicles and  Sound Heritage have made  creditable attempts to tap the  rich reservoir of logging camp  lore but these themed issues  were one-shot efforts and never  a continuing policy. As a  freelance writer, I have managed to get logging stories published in some pretty unlikely  magazines over the years but  there was never any steady  market for them.  This situation hopefully came  to an end last spring with the  appearance of Whistle Punk  magazine. Whistle Punk is the  first commercial publication  devoted exclusively to B.C. logging industry. (A roughly  similar publication called The  Journal of Forest History does  exist in California but it gives  short shrift to British  Columbia).  Whistle Punk (the title  derives from the fact that whistle punks were the communicators of the woods) is the  brainchild of Victoria graphic  artist and ex-forester, Gord  Currie. Currie credits N.L.  Barlee's historical journal  Canada West as the direct inspiration for Whistle Punk. He  was also prompted by a fascination with woods history and the  obvious lack of a forum in  which to chronicle it, alluded to  above. Currie's interest was further sparked by the evocative remains of bygone logging shows  he was constantly stumbling  across in the course of his fores-  ty work.  In 1982, Currie, then 32,  found himself a victim of the  general economic slump. His  forester's job was phased out  and he was laid off. It seemed as  good a time as any to make the  big plunge and try to bring his  dream into reality.  Whistle Punk, at the present  state of its existence, is very  much a one-man operation.  Gord Currie built it from the  ground up, tracking down  writers and stories, editing,  proofing, doing his own layouts  and paste-ups. Gradually the  first issue came together and  was printed in an initial run of  2,000 copies.  Currie was now faced with  the bane of all fledgling  publishers - the problem of  distribution. Part of the initial  run had been pre-subscribed.  The rest of the edition had to be  placed in the stores. Currie did  it the hard way, taking the  magazine from dealer to dealer  himself.  The first issue did reasonably  well and was followed a few  months later by a second. Cur-*  rie is now preparing the third  number, due out in January.  Whistle Punk is an attractive  publication, well put together  and illustrated with vintage  photographs. The initial issues  include an interesting piece  about the voyage of an early  lumber ship, an article on  pioneer woods boss Jesse Janes  and a fascinating bit of  historical curiosa about logging  ';{<*Vv<  Steve Elliot and Lome Jones are joining forces and looking forward to taking off on the road as a duo. Both musicians are  familiar figures on the local music scene; Steve sings and plays  guitar, banjo, dobro and fiddle, and Lome sings and plays guitar.  They perform mainly bluegrass, country, country rock and blues. It  will be our loss when they make it to the big-time.   -oiannt-Kvunsphou.  At the Arts Centre  First show  of the year  The first exhibition of the  year at the Arts Centre, Sechelt  consists of a collection of masks  and artifacts from Papua New  Logo  Contest  Have you noticed that young  John is busy drawing weirdly  structured fish all over his math  notebook? Nothing to be  alarmed about...he is probably  just practising what may be the  winning entry in the Sunshine  Coast Tourism Association's  logo contest closes January 10.  Judges will be Alex Bowie,  Pender Harbour; Blane  Hagedorn, Gibsons; Paul  Herberman, Roberts Creek and  Bill Copping, Sechelt.  For further details call Anne  Langdon at 885-7456.  Channel Ten  Wednesday & Thursday  January 9 & 10  7:00 p.m.  1984 Looking Back  1. Elementary School  Christmas Concerts.  Coast Ten visited some of the  elementary schools to see their  Christmas performances. This  week we present the highlights  of these days.  2. Crossroads Canada.  Last August the Sunshine  Coast   Katimavik   volunteers  produced this show with their  guest from Nepal. Not yet  shown on the channel, this show  includes slides of Nepal and a  delightful demonstration of  Nepalese folk dances.  3. The Honourable Bob Skelly.  Visiting the Coast last fall  was the leader of the official opposition Mr. Bob Skelly. Interviewed by Mrs. Jane Sorko. We  have received requests to show  this again.  Guinea kindly lent by Don and  Val Luger of Roberts Creek.  Don and Val and their two  children lived in Papua New  Guinea from Christmas 1978 to  the spring of 1983. For the first  three years they lived in Wabag,  an inland town situated in the  mountainous jungle highlands  and Don, in his capacity as  supervisor of the building of  roads, bridges and airfields with  Cuso, was able to explore much  of this wild country.  Papua New Guinea was virtually the last inhabited place on  earth to be explored by Europeans and even today some  parts of the country have only  made the vaguest contact with  the West. Lying south of the  equator, it is the last in the string of islands coming down  from south east Asia before the  Pacific and the northern tip of  Australia. People have lived on  this island for 30,000 years and  the tribal life and customs of  descendants of the original settlers and other emigrants from  long ago still survive in spite of  Western man.  A glimpse into some of these  ancient, tribal cultures may be  had from seeing the Luger's  'fascinating collection of everyday, ritualistic and religious objects.  The show opens on January 9  and on Sunday, January 13 at 3  p.m. Don Luger will give a slide  show and talk about Papua  New Guinea. Admission is free  and there will be refreshments.  around Squamish in 1910.  Gord Currie is to be congratulated for initiating this  long-needed publication. Like  all trail-breakers, however, he  needs public support to succeed.  Whistle Punk is published  quarterly and subscriptions are  $10 for four issues. Anyone interested should write: Currie  Forestgraphics, 2035 Stanley  Avenue, Victoria, B.C. V8R  3X7. The magazine can also be  obtained from The Book Store  in Sechelt.  Small Groups  Meeting  Once A Week  Beginning  The Week of Jan.' 7  Call  B. Keller  885-3589 Bvgs.  ���www*ft ROBERT BURNS NIGHT Arwww  January 19, 1985  L.A. to R.C.L #109 Gibsons  Mush HARBOUR LITES  Legion Hull. GibwuiH  SOCIAL: 6:30       UININKR: 7:00  TICKETS AT LEGION BAR 812.50 EACH  or phone 1186-9304. 886-3817  GIBSONS PUBLIC LIBRARY  ANNUAL MEETING  7:30 PM  JANUARY 28TH  in the Library  I I /?*��*��*  WHERE EVERY NIGHT 18 A SPECIAL MIGHT  TUESDAY  "Trivia Night"  with Powell River's Music  Man Jerry Solowan. 1st  game 8:30, 2nd game 10:00  (extra prizes for  the early birds)  THURSDAY  "Ladies Night"  Featuring Michael Knight 1st  .      .sjhow 8:30, 2nd show 9:30  (sorry fellow's, no admittance till  FRIDAY  "Let's Party"  SATURDAY  "50's Night"  with Nick Fonzarelli  Prizes��Prizes��Prizes��Prizes  for best dressed costumes  LET'S HAVE  EVERYONE PARTICIPATE  10:00)  s  OPEN  MON.  THRU  SAT.   7 p.m.   -2 p.m.  Next to the Omega Restaurant  886-3336  For your Entertainment...  All week - Mon. thru Sat.  the multi-talented  STEVE ELLIOT  BARON OF BEEF & SEAFOOD BAR  for Friday - Lunch and Dinner.  11-1:30 &4-7  Saturday - Dinner 4-7. It's delicious!  CHEAPSKATE DAY  is Wed. night - You'll like this one.  ���SATURDAY BREAKFAST���  10 am until noon  $1.99 - still the best breakfast in town.  SOUP & SANDWICH  SPECIAL DAILY  only $2.75. You can't beat it.  Jam Session  Saturday,  2-4  Udll  4  owt*r ft***, mmm Bmmn h  Oibsons Lesion Branch #l<&  &  Friday & Saturday Night  s^^j^fp;  Fingertips  Bingo  Mon. Night  8:00 pm  General Meeting  Tues. Dec. 15 in the  hall -. installation of  officers.  The Legion Kitchen is open Monday through Saturday 12 noon - 8 pm.  Phone Jake at 886-2417 to book  Parties, Banquets and Wedding Receptions  FOR HALL RENTALS CALL 886-2411  :$Affjifaw. &f Gueais  v>ht��s  W9M0pM0 Coast News, January 7,1985  11.  In they go...  ...Out they come...  ...iand the winner of the second annual Schetxwen Polar Bear Swim  , held New Year's Day is Stuart Broderick of North Vancouver, who  ' was staying over the holidays in Roberts Creek. Other (fool) hardy  J: souls who braved the elements to splash in the 5�� C water were  Katrina Leeming of Edmonton and Coast residents Jeff Sim,  ; Robert Patrick, Harold Stromquist, Clifford de Schepper, Harvey  Bist, Dennis Gray, Paul Cooper,  Lothar Hirschfelder, Angela  Minten, Doug Spani, Crystal Mathis and Ellen Nevalainen.  ���Art McC.innis phiMos  Davis Bay  wedding  Approximately 70 guests,  family and fellow employees,  attended a lovely wedding  ceremony held on Saturday,  December 22 at 7:30 p.m. in St.  John's United Church in Davis  Bay when Mary Ruth Fraser  and William Edward Edney  were united in holy matrimony.  Reverend Alex Reid officiated during the ceremony  and the music was provided by  organist Alynne Shinness. Mrs.  Jean Clarke of Soames Point  was the soloist in a memorable  rendition of 'O Perfect Love'.  The Best Man was Harry  Wiggins of Saskatoon with his  wife Maudi as the Matron of  Honour. Michael McLellan was  Ring Bearer and the Flower  Girls were Jodi McLellan and  Sara and Mary Kuch. Official  wedding party photos were  taken by Sue Winters.  The reception, held at the  Wharf Restaurant in Davis Bay,  was emceed by Graham Edney  with the toast to the bride being  given by John Nelson of  Roberts Creek, a fellow  employee at Crown Forest Industries location at Goliath Bay.  Police News  GIBSONS RCMP  Only two impaired driving  charges were handed out to  motorists over the holiday  season. These charges were  handed out during routine  patrols.  The Gibsons RCMP requests  the assistance of a witness to a  hit-and-run accident in the  Ken's Lucky Dollar Store parking lot between 11 p.m. and 2  a.m. last October 4/5. The  witness left a note with the offending vehicle's licence number  but did not identify himself.  The vehicles involved were a  white GMC pickup and a green  1979 Mustang. Any response  will be dealt with in confidence  by Constable Crawford,  886-2245.  Assistance from the public is  also requested in locating the  youth who darted across  Highway 101 in the Flume Road  area, on December 14 at 5:07  p.m. causing a south-bound car  to swerve in order to avoid him.  The driver of the car, a Gibsons  resident, was taken to St.  Mary's Hospital for treatment  of back injuries, sustained when  the car went into the ditch.  A camera found at the Bank  of Commerce on January 2 can  be claimed at the Gibsons  RCMP Detachment by quoting  File 85/010.  A stereo-radio valued at $200  was reported stolen on  December 31 from a vehicle  parked at the Esso garage in upper Gibsons. Police have no  suspects.  GIBSONS AQUATIC FITNESS  DID YOU DECIDE THIS NEW YEAR  TO START A FITNESS PROGRAM?  WERE YOU PREVIOUSL Y INVOLVED,  BUT TOO BUSY OVER XMAS TO CONTINUE?  WE HAVE A SPECIAL CLASS FOR YOU!  "Ease-Me-ln"   -   running   from   Jan.   14   -   Feb.   22  Mon. & Wed. 10:00 a.m.  This is a totally water  exercise class designed  to gently and effectively  "Ease-You-ln" to  your fitness program.  Join us for  45 minutes  of fitness  fun!  REGULAR FITNESS CLASSES  AQUA-FIT                         Mon. Wed. Fri. 9:00 a.m.  COMBINED FITNESS     Tues. &Thur. 1:00 p.m.  CO-ED FITNESS              Mon. Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Fri. 7:00 p.m.  FIT & FIFTY +                Tues. & Fri. 10:00 a.m.  Reminder  Registration is now being taken for Red Cross Swim Lessons.  Lessons start Monday, January 14.  Sign up now for Bronze Medallion  886-9415  . Police received a report on  December 29 that an attempt  had been made to commit arson  on a Chev pickup parked on  Glen Road. The owner of the  truck found some partially  burnt rolled-up paper in the gas  tank spout of his vehicle. Superficial damage was sustained by  the truck.  SECHELT RCMP  There were no impaired  charges laid against drivers over  the holidays in the Sechelt area.  Two thefts were reported on  December 31 in Sechelt. About  200 gallons of fuel was reported  stolen from school buses parked  in the Sechelt school yard and a  battery was stolen from a vehicle parked at the Shell station.  On January 2, a large tool  box was reported stolen from a  van parked in Selma Park.  A break and entry into the  Davis Bay store was reported on  the first. A window was smashed and a frying pan and a deep  fryer were removed. The appliances were valued at $100.  Vandalism was reported on  the twenty-ninth from Marlee  Fashions. A storefront window  was kicked in.  On December 31, two  highway traffic signs located in  Madeira Park were reported to  have been shot at. The signposts were also blasted. A car  fire was reported from the  waterfront reserve on the first.  The owner of the car was attending a party when the fire broke  out. The car was totally engulfed in flames by the time police  attended. Police have no  suspects.  The problem of youths drinking at the arena will be dealt  with more severely in the future.  A $500 fine can be laid against  management for allowing  juveniles to drink on their  premises and fines of a $100 can  be laid against the juveniles  both for being a minor in  possession of alcohol and for  drinking alcohol.  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District Transporation Committee met with members of the  B.C. Ferry . Corporation on  January 5 to further discuss  scheduling and the lay-out of  the Langdale ferry terminal.  Chairman of the board, Jim  Price, was to be present at the  meeting at 1 p.m. but an unfortunate break in communications  led to his missing this meeting,  at which were people representing commuters, truckers, the  bus line and the Powell River  Chamber of Commerce. It was  at this meeting that a core  schedule was thrashed out, with  a great deal of input from all  sides.  This schedule, which addresses problems faced by those  who live on the Sunshine Coast  and in Powell River, was finally  accepted by Mr. Price at a  meeting later in the day, and  copies of it will be distributed to  all interested parties prior to  further discussions leading to its  implementation, provided no  hidden snags are uncovered.  There was not as satisfactory  a conclusion to the question of  parking at the Langdale terminal. Construction has been  slow at this site, but the  transportation committee was  assured that the pick-up/dropoff point would be completed in  the near future at a site close to  the loading area, but parking  would .remain where it is at present.  The Corporation representatives are certain that moving  the parking lot to the lower part  of the terminal would  necessitate hiring of extra staff  at a time when cut-backs are being made. Another problem is  also seen in the necessary moving of the toll-booth, which  would lead to bottlenecks in  traffic on the highway were it to  be closer to the road. Other  traffic problems seem to make  the parking move improbable at  this point, although pick-up and  drop-up will be in a more convenient place.  Both Transporation Committee chairman John Shaske, and  Director Jim Gurney of the  SCRD were adamant in stressing the priorities that should  prevail.  "We have 80 names of commuters who are concerned  about the schedule," said Director Gurney, "That's 80 jobs;  they may not be here on the  Coast but the people live here  and bring that money home.  We should be looking to their  interests."  It was also pointed out that,  while tourism is a desirable industry, the needs of those who  live here, and those who do  business here such as truckets  and the bus company should be  addressed.  "If we don't want to lose  more people, and want to attract commuters," said Director  Shaske, "we have to have a  schedule that puts people where  they work at the time they have  to be there. Part of our future,"  he went on, "lies in being a  'bedroom' community for Van  couver and if the ferry system  isn't satisfactory, that won't  happen."  The second meeting, at which  Mr. Price was present, ended on  an optimistic note, at least concerning the schedule.  Dr. Don Bland is pleased to  announce the associateship of  Dr. David Tobias  in the practice of General Dentistry.  For appointments, please call  886-7020  DON'T WAIT  ANY LONGER!  Phone now to have your  FURNITURE AND  CARPETS  STEAM CLEANED  The only professional method  that has proven  customer satisfaction.  Hen Devries & Son  Floorcovering Ltd.  886-7112  r.xx)ft?ch  OFFICE ELECTRONICS  Stocks  YEAR ROUND  the largest selection of  OFFICE SUPPLIES,  :��       EURNITURE ��.  EQUIPMENT  on the Sunshine Coast  TO ORDER - PHONE  885-3735 or 885-3580  Wharf St. Sechelt  THANKS FOR YOUR PATRONAGE  January Special!  J - ������  " r  , Y/fiA/.i,,'     ������ r       ,r  La Cart  Kitchen cart with hardrock maple butcher block, top. 3  drawers. 1 wine rack and heavy duty castors,  32" high 19" wide Regular $230.00  $149.94  Sto-Rax  Heavy duty plastic stacking bins, great for a variety of  uses.   Unbreakable  plastic  with  ventilated  bottom  and  sides.  1712"Dx23"Wx91/4"H Regular $14.95  $11.95  Basic Closet  It's so basic. Doable up '-short-hanging-,  garments and   economically double your  closet space. (Also provides 9 ft. shelf   ���  and 3\sh:qe rack).- 6-ft. closet  Regular retail $84.45  Special Package  . '". Price - -$76.9S  ~*w  Select one of many best selling designs at n Special  Package Price or design your own. FREE in-hdrne; :  consultations, (shelving cut to any length) plus FREE-  .,;;"���. installation; for the" month January "���>/.���'.  on any Closet- Packaged   :'��� ���..  Next to Sears  886?7517 12.  Coast News, January 7,1985  by Tom Koftinoff  While the rest of the Sunshine  Coast was involved with enjoying the holiday festivities and  extending their belts to the maximum extremities, we were  represented.  Two of our local Bantam  house teams played against  teams of the highest areas of  representation in the Pacific  Northwest and the lower  mainland, finishing very  respectably.  Imperial Esso, coached by  Frank Ketter, took first place in  the "C" House Division and  went on to a Gold final game in  which North Delta fell to defeat  by a score of 5-3. Congratulations to Imperial Esso for bringing the Bantam House Gold to  the Sunshine Coast!  Our second team (locally  Weldwood) took second place  in the "B" House Division and  played off against Langley for  the Silver. Although Weldwood  took an early lead with only 10  players, their great-hearted effort slowly dwindled. The  game, tied at seven after the  third period went into overtime.  Summoning every ounce of  strength left in their grinders,  they provided another 15  minutes of excellent end to end  hockey. The game ended with  Langley scoring a power play  goal. Just a super game that was  a pleasure to watch. Great!  The most valuable player  awards went to Corey August  for Esso and to Gordie Green  for Weldwood. Both were truly  deserved. Well done, fellas!  ..another report  Two Sunshine Coast Bantam  hockey teams attended the Burnaby minor hockey annual  Christmas Tournament from  December 26 to December 29.  This tournament attracted  teams from Alberta and as far  away as California. It has been  running for more than 20 years.  The Imperial Esso Dealers  team came away with the Gold  Medal in their division while the  Weldwood team brought home  the Silver runner-up medal in  the same divison.  Esso Dealers defeated  Langley, 8-2 December 26 then  North Vancouver Winter Club skip Darin Andrukow peers over the shoulder of Gibsons' third Glen  Fisher to watch Brad Dorais and Greg Gurney sweep in the picture perfect shot of Gibsons Winter Club  skip Glen Hanchar in a Saturday game of the Junior Boys' Zone 3 playdowns held last weekend at Gibsons Winter Club. The Andrukow rink went on to win the playdowns, defeating fellow North Shore  curlers on the R. Rada rink. The Juvenile (under 16) Boys' playdowns was won by the Brian Miki rink of  the Burnaby Winter Club in a game against the Hollyburn Curling Club rink of B. Savage. These winners  now go to the B.C. finals in Cloverdale.  -Fran Burnsidephnlii  b your car begging  lor a second chance?  Fully equipped  for all body and  paint repairs  Brian's Auto Body  & Painting Ltd.  Beautiful bodies are our business  Box 605,  Sechelt  885-9844  Through the mist of sorrow, watch for the soft beacons  of friendship to guide you. Your friends, neighbors and  family will support you and help to lead you to comfort and  consolation at the time when you need it most.... We pledge  ourselves to giving you the best assistance possible.  You know us  you can depend on our help.  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  Boy  Scout  meeting  Forty-seven members and  guests attended the combined  annual meeting and Christmas  party of the Sunshine Coast  Baden-Powell Guild which was  held at Camp Byng. The following members were elected to the  executive and then inducted by  past guildmaster Tom Collins:  guildmaster, Bob Adams; assistant guildmaster, Pat Mitchell;  secretary, Eva Whittles;  treasurer, Bill McKee; social  director, Linda Gosse.  Guildmaster Bob Adams  reported a successful year with  an increase in membership and  the furthering by the Guild of  scouting locally and throughout  the world, especially in  underdeveloped countries.  New members Joe and Edna  Bellerive, Ed and Peggy Burritt,  and Lillian Honeybunn were  welcomed and inducted in a  brief ceremony.  The highlight of a very pleasant evening was the slide show  and commentary on Japan  presented by Olivia and Ron  Seal.  D.A. DEVLIN  ���Director  886-9551  Lu  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Seaview Market  in Roberts Creek  until noon Saturday  Prlandly Paopla Place"  lost a squeaker 4-2 to Burnaby  on December 27. With their  backs to the wall they defeated  South Vancouver 10-1 and  White Rock 6-2 on December  28. They then were winners of  their divison after being tied in  points with Burnaby and  Langley but winning with a better goals for and against total.  On December 29 they took  the ice against North Delta who  had won their division. Esso  Dealers won this game 5-3 thus  winning the Gold Medal. During this game Corey August  received a Most Valuable Player  award and Ken Sorenson led all  scorers.  Keith MacKenzie in goal  allowed only 12 goals and was  outstanding throughout the  tournament.  Weldwood lost a very close  game $A to Seattle in their first  game. Then December 27 they  tied North Delta 4-4 and  defeated Killarny 5-2. On  December 28 they again played  Killarney this, time defeating  them 12-2. They then had to  play Langley December 29 for  the Silver Medal.  They played very well but lost  8-7 after 12 minutes of overtime. Weldwood was quite  shorthanded as several players  could not make the final game  due to road conditions.  Weldwood's MVP -in the  final was Gordie Green. Ron  Norgaard was outstanding during all games and even played 16  minutes for Esso Dealers when  Keith MacKenzie was injured  against Burnaby.  The minor hockey executive  wish to thank all participants in  1984 and wish all the best in  1985.  See you at the arena any  Saturday or Sunday. You will  really enjoy yourself and see  some very good games of  hockey.  TO PLACE NOTICE PHONE COAST NEWS 886-2622   . 8867817  Single? Join Cameo Singles Club tor dancing,  events. Phone 885-5655 or 886-9058.  potluck dinners, special  Sechelt Marsh Society. Regular monthly meeting Friday, January 11 at 7:30  p.m. at the Sechelt Art Centre.  Peace Committee Meeting, Mon.  school. 885-4613.  Jan. 14., 7:30, Roberts Creek elemetary  Province of  British Columbia  Ministry of  Transportation  and Highways  HIRED EQUIPMENT REGISTRATION  The Ministry of Transportation and Highways in the Gibsons  Highways District is compiling it's Hired Equipment List and  advises all persons or companies wishing to have their rentable  equipment, such as trucks, backhoes, loaders, excavators,  graders, rollers, scrappers, or tractors listed, that they should .  contact the District Office at P.O. Box 740, Gibsons, B.C. VON  1V0, telephone 886-2294, for Hired Equipment Registration Forms.  Equipment previously listed must be registered during the month  of January.    Full details of equipment, including serial numbers are required for  registration. Tare Weight Weigh Scale Slips and copies of truck  registration slips are required when registering trucks.  T.M. Forsyth,  District Highways Manager  Dated at Gibsons, B.C.  this 2nd day of January, 1985.  Exercise  -AU  Winter Session ��� January 7 -April 7  US  A fitness class for  everyBODY  Mon.  Tues.  Wed.  Thurs.  Fri.  Sat.  Sun.  9:15  Workout  AEROBIC  WEIGHT  TRAINING  Workout  AEROBIC  WEIGHT  TRAINING  Workout  11 a.m.  Aerobic  Weight  Training  12 a.m.  Workout  & Level 1  11 a.m.  Workout  & Level 1  10:00  Special  Fit  10:30 Kids 1  11:15 Kids!  Special  Fit  4:30  Workout  Workout  5:30  Workout  Level I  Workout  Level 1  Workout  6:30  Workout  Strength  Stretch  Workout  Stretch  Workout  7:30  Special  Fit  Men  Only  Special  Fit  Men  Only  nnpr      per 3 months  OUOI (prorated)  ��� Unlimited Classes $48  * Aerobic Weight Training $46  * Fit for Kids $20  ��� Unlimited Weight Room Use  Fitness Classes $25 per month  (on yearly basis)  $99 per 3 months  $285 annually  SPECIAL $220 each for  couples annually  Workout  HIGH ENERGY! EMPHASISES AEROBIC CONDITIONING WITH A  STRENGTH AND STRETCH COMPONENT.  Level 1 NEW!  A GREAT PLACE TO START OR A PERFECT PLACE TO STAY FOR  THOSE WHO WANT A MODERATE CLASS.  Special Fitness  MILD EXERCISE AND A GOOD INTRODUCTION TO FITNESS FOR  THOSE ANSWERING YES TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:  * OVERWEIGHT * NOT FIT ENOUGH  * BACK PROBLEMS * PREGNANT * NOT YOUNG ENOUGH  Strength and Stretch  A CHALLENGING CLASS THAT DEVELOPS MUSCULAR  STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE (NO AEROBIC COMPONENT).  Stretch Workout  BEGINS WITH A WARMUP AND LIGHT AEROBICS. EMPHASIS IS  ON FLEXIBILITY, BODY ALIGNMENT AND RELAXATION.  Men's Fitness and  Sports Conditioning  A SPECIALLY DESIGNED WORKOUT FOR MEN THAT INCLUDES  AEROBIC CONDITIONING, MUSCULAR STRENGTHENING AND  STRETCHING, WITH EMPHASIS ON BACK AND KNEE CARE.  Fit for Kids NEW!  MOM AND CHILD EXPLORE MOVEMENT WITH EQUIPMENT AND  EXERCISE TO MUSIC. LEVEL 1.1% TO 3% YEARS AND LEVEL 2,4  TO 5 YEARS: (BEGINS JAN. 23).  AEROBIC WEIGHT TRAINING  ONE HOUR OF FITNESS INCLUDING WARM-UP, MUSCLE TONING WITH THE UNIVERSAL AND FREE WEIGHTS, STRETCH AND  COOL DOWN. CIRCUIT TRAINING WITH SHORT REST PERIODS  PROVIDES CARDIOVASCULAR WORKOUT.  Running Club  -IFTJ  FOR  THE~JOGGER OR SEASONED  RUNNER.  TUES. - THURS. AT 9 AM, SUNDAYS AT 11 AM.  NEW!  GROUP MEETS  * PERSONALIZED PROGRAMMING * FITNESS TESTING  APPRAISING & COUNSELLING  Facilities  ��� SHOWERS���SAUNA * ���LOUNGE  ���JUICE BAR . SPRUNG AEROBIC FLOOR  ��� BABYSITTING FOR ALL CLASSES  Equipment  ��� UNIVERSAL  FREE WEIGHTS ��� OLYMPIC WEIGHTS  PULLEY SYSTEMS ��� STATIONARY BIKES  ; e  ii  NORTH RD., GIBSONS 886-7675  <A  I) From Solidarity  by Hans Penner  Sunshine Coast  Solidarity Coalition  The Sunshine Coast stretches  from the west side of Howe  Sound in a northwest direction  to Jervis Inlet. It is accessible by  water only. Langdale ferry terminal is located about 17 km  across Howe Sound from  Horseshoe Bay. The coast has a  population of about 20,000.  The Sunshine Coast is a  scenic and generally very attractive place to live, yet many people are suffering severe hardship  and most of us have experienced  a decline in our standard of living.  There have been no large  natural disasters or epidemics  lately and there have been many  new developments in science  and technology. It is logical to  conclude then that man-made  social and economic decisions  are responsible for present conditions.  We consider unemployment  to be the main problem and the  root of much of the human  misery on the coast. In 1983, the  Sunshine Coast was burdened by 21.5 per cent unemployed  in the general workforce and  close to 30 per cent in the 15-24  youth workforce. Despite hopes  for recovery, these percentages  have shown indications of increasing during 1984. Out of a  total of 6,960 employable persons on the Sunshine Coast,  there are currently 1,500  registered as unemployed.  Most of us have been affected  personally in recent years, by  either losing our jobs, losing our  job security, or by seeing the  despair of friends or family  members    desperately    and  ���sometimes  hopelessly  looking  for work.  Special mention should be  made of the plight of our young  people. After leaving high  school they have practically ho  hope of getting a well paid full  time job on the coast. They are  forced to leave the area or make  do with low paying part time  work or none at all.  To get a better understanding  of the local economy and the effect decisions made in recent  years have had, it's useful to  look at the source of income for  people on the coast. Most depend on wages and pensions for  their livelihood. People's income can be divided into two  categories: from outside sources  and from local sources. Income  from outside sources is from  wages in logging, forest product  processing, mining, fishing,  B.C. government employees,  teacher and support staff,  hospital employees, ferry  workers and the tourist industry. Also from pensions,  UIC and welfare payments. Income from local sources is from  wages in mainly residential construction, communications and  utilities and service industies.  In 1981 there were about  3,000 jobs in each of these  broad categories.  When you consider that at  least 90 per cent of goods used  and consumed by people on the  coast are not locally produced,  it is clear that life on the coast  depends on income from outside sources. It means that when  one job in this category is lost,  two people become unemployed.  Since 1981 hundreds of jobs  have been lost in the privately  owned   forest   industry.   The  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay - 9:30 a.m.  GIBSONS  Glassford Road - 11:15 a.m.  Sunday School  -   9:30 a.m.  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone  886-2333  ���   ���     ���       fl(g &(k sfr ������ <  SUNSHINE COAST  GOSPEL CHURCH  Corner of Davis Bay Road  & Laurel Road  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   sfiafiat.   GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  New Church building on  School Road - opp. RCMP  Senior Pastor Ted Boodle  George Marshall  Visitation Minister  Sunday School 9:30 a.m.  Morning Worship       11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship      6:00 p.m.  Home Bible Study  Phone  886-9482 or 886-7107  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road      886-2660  Sunday School 10:00 a.m.  Worship Service 11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship      6:00 p.m.  Wednesday  Home Fellowship 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Dave Shiness   sfisfia/.   CALVARY BAPTIST  CHURCH  Park Road, Gibsons  886-2611  Family  Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.  Sunday Worship Services  11:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.  Weekly  Home Fellowship Groups  Rev.- Dale D. Peterson  -flft flfl <*i-  .j&sfijik-  ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  & ST. AIDAN'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  Combined service at  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons 10 a.m.  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  Evensong 6:30 p.m.  1st Sunday Every Month  >*9% m% ^f&   GRACE REFORMED  COMMUNITY  CHURCH  Sunday  Sechelt Elementary School  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Studies in Genesis       11:00a.m.  Home Meetings  Studies'in Matthew       7:30 p.m.  Wednesday  Home Bible Study        7:30 p.m.  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488  -4*4��41~  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School      Sat. 9:30 a.m.  HourofWorship Sat. 11:00a.m.  Browning Road & Hwy 101  Everyone Welcome  For information phone  885-9750 or 885-2727   OfrSfrafr   PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Lagoon Road, 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.   ��� ��k% dfk 3(9  ST. HILDA'S &  ST. ANDREW'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  St. Hilda's Anglican, Sechelt  Holy Eucharist 8:00 a.m.  Church School 9:30 a.m.  Family Service 11:00 a.m.  St. Andrew's Anglican  Pender Harbour  Worship Service 4:30 p.m.  Rev. John Paetkau 885-5019   sfrafysf.   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   afrjfljfr   reasons given are poor markets  and technological change.  Many jobs were eliminated by"  cutting government service in  forestry, highways, ferries and  education. As a result we now  have 1,500 workers on UIC and  about 1,000 people dependent  on welfare.  The crisis cannot be hidden  and people are looking for solutions. Increasing tourism, more  government grants, and fish  farming are currently being  pushed as answers.  The kind of jobs produced by  tourism are mostly low paid and  seasonal. The only people that  make money on tourism are  owners of establishments that  cater to tourists. These  establishments have also been  the recipients of most of the  government so called make-  work grants, and are asking for  more. It is hard to understand  how they expect to increase  tourism, while ferry service is  being cut back to this area, accessible by water only.  There is much excitement  about the potential of fish farming on the coast. This potential  is usually stated in terms of  millions of dollars of investment. In the November 16, 1984  issue of "The Fisherman" the  science council of Canada Task  Force on Aquaculture is quoted  as follows, "Fin fish  aquaculture is a capital-  intensive industry that involves  increasing investment in  automation and a consequently  high tonnage of production per  labour unit and high returns".  In other words very few jobs for  a lot of money.  Another concern is that  aquaculture is seen as an alternative to existing fishing practices by this task force. This  would result in loss of jobs "for  fishermen and probably neglect  of environmental protection for  wild fish.  The fact is that the majority  of people on the Sunshine  Coast, including the  unemployed, are getting very  little if anything from tourism,  government grants or  aquaculture.  We need one thousand jobs.  These jobs should be created by  an intensive silviculture program, by building and operating  an up-to-date sawmill to produce finished lumber, by improving and expanding public  education, by improving ferry  service, by stream enhancement  and environmental protection,  by upgrading the road system  and other public works. A thousand jobs in these areas would  produce at least another thousand jobs.  We realize that corporations,  who spend millions to eliminate  as many jobs as possible, and  the government which measures  its success by how many people  it can deprive of work are not  going to make an exception for  the Sunshine Coast and reverse  their present policies just for us.  Some fundamental changes are  required if we are to solve our  problems here and elsewhere.  We agree with the Bishops  that the needs of people should  have priority over the unlimited  greed of capital. But as long as  our economy is controlled by  export-oriented corporations,  banks who are practically choking on all the money they have  taken from us, and a government that takes direction from  the Fraser Institute, this isn't  likely to happen.  We feel that to have the  economy work in the interest of  people it is essential that we  have democratic control of our  natural and financial resources.  We know that this isn't going  to be easy to achieve, and we  hope that the People's Commission will lead us in this direction. Thank you.  Babysitting  Co-op  The Gibsons Babysitting Coop has been in existence now a  number of months and has been  operating successfully. The coop would like to expand its  membership and invites parents  interested in free exchange,  babysitting to join.  The'co-op meets monthly; it  operates on a point system with  no money involved; it offers  friendships for the children and  a little freedom for their  parents; and is open to children  of all ages.  If you are interested in joining the co-op or finding out  more about it please call Mary  Robinson at 886-2382.  Coast News, January 7,1985  13.  ��� MISC SERVICES ���  ISC SERVICES ���  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAiNSAW LTD.  HWY. 101 & PRATT RD   886-2912  ��� 3x 4' ��� 3���� any published photo  5X 7 - 5���� or y��ur choice from  8x10- 8����     the contacr sneet��  SUNSHINE KITCHENS]  - CABINETS -  836-9411  Showroom: Pratt Rd. A Hwy. 101 j  Open: Sat. 10-4 or anytime by app't.  .#  f    Gibsons  Telephone  Answering  Service  k       For Information cell 886-7311  Service  is our y^'K^'^jj on'y  business  886-7359  Conversion   Windows,   Glass,  Auto   &   Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens, Mirrors  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  ��� RENTALS ���  DONOVAN LOG HOMES  by Chrismas Enterprises Ud.  Build your snug and cozy log home  on the new "NRG" Insulated forms.  . Call Carl at  88S-4S11 or 885-5SB7  J  COAST   e  TRACTOR  & Equipment Ltd.  For Industrial and Forestry Equipment  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Gibsons  v!Behind Windsor Plywood  Seafaird 886-8744  TP^^B^W Residential &  J8 ^J^JMLt     Commercial  RENTALS  ���     Ar  :hie Morrison ���  Bus. 524-0101  Res. 939-4230  r  ,             ������.  ��� EXCAVATING *  Wayne Ross  Excavating Ltd.  For all your BackHoe Needs  ^Roberts Creek Eves. 885-561 7j  r RAY HANSEN TRUCKING  & CONTRACTING LTD.  Gravel, Clearing & Excavating,  Septic Systems, All Types of Gravel  V  Box 218 Madeira Park VON 2H0      883-9222  ��� EXCAVATING ���  J.F.W. EXCAUATIHG LTD  ��Senile Flews ��� Excavations ���> Clearing  886-8071  ^  KiTcLKil..-  (iilisons  JANDE EXCAVATING  . Div. of Kowa Enterprises Ltd.  450 Loader     \    Land Clearing  R.R. 2. Leek Road.      Dump Truck Joe*. Edna  Gibsons, B.C.VON IVO      886-9453        Bellerive  ��� CLEANING SERVICES ��� ��� ���CLEANING SERVICES ���  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  885-9973 886-2938>  Peninsula  Septic Tank Service  885-7710  DONE YOURS LATELY?  BCFGRRIGS  Schedule  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAV-LANGPALE  WINTER  1984  EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER 22, 1984  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am   5:30 pm  -few  10.00  1:20 pm  ���3:30  7:25  9:15  Lv. Langdale  6:25am    4:30pm ��5 2  *8:45 6:30 Si * I  "12:30 pm    8:20 IS  2:30 * 8  Lv. Earls Cove  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  MINI BUS SCHEDULE  Monday Tuesday  Leaves Sechelt  for Gibsons  The Dock, Cowrie Street  8:40 a.m.  *10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  8:40 a.m.  '10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Wednesday      Thursday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  8:40 a.m.  "10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Friday  8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  Leaves Gibsons  (or Sechelt  Lower Gibsons.'  Municipal Parking Lot,  Gower PL Rd.  9:15 a.m.  *10:45a.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  1:50 p.m.  ' 4:00 p.m.  9:1.5 a.m.  '10:45 a.m.  ' 1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m..  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  ' 1:35 p.m.  ' 4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  10:45 a.m.  4:00 pm  * "LOWER ROAD" route - via Flume Road, Beach Avenue & Lower Road  NOTE: FRIDAY RUN FROM SECHELT TO GIBSONS AT 1:00 PM AND RETURN TRIP AT 1:30 PM HAVE BEEN CANCELLED  ��� AUTOMOTIVE ���  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE A SUSPENSION  CENTRE  886-2700      886-8167  Hwy. 101, just West of Gibsons  ��� CONTRACTING ���  ��� AUTOMOTIVE ���  gOHUeOOK AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS TO ALL MAKLS  "The Rad Shop"  COLLISION RII'AIRS 886-7919  B.CAA.    Approved Hwv 101. C.ihsims  J  "N  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES LTD.  ��� Concrete Septic Tanks ��� D Boxes ��� Well Casing  ��� Pre-Cast Trailer Pads ��� Septic Tank Pumping  ��� Portable Toilet Rental ��� Crane Service Hightlift  y^ SPECIALTY ORDERS 886-7064 ANYTIME  can. Swanson's  ��8,  For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel |   m Dump Truck Rental  B>*HW Formed Concrete Products  Phone 885-9666 ��� 885-5333  ��� FLOOR COVERING ���  ( KEN D�� VRIES & SON  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Carpets - Tiles - Linoleums - Drapes  Wallcoverings - Custom Window Shades J  Steam Cleaning  Hwy -101. Gibsons  W*v  Need this space?  -.Call-the COAST NEWS  886-2622 or 886-7817  ��� CONTRACTING ���  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  88&-2B22 or 886-7817   -.;  ��� HEATING*  Need this space?  Call the COAST NEWS  ; 886-2622 or 886-7817.'���  17 Years Experience Commercial And Residential^  ^'XMlfe&'Z 885-2823      885-3881  .  i&A,  Hwy. 101   Sechell   between   St Marys  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut.  Mon.-Fri.   8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  LIQUID  GAS LTD~^  ICANAf  I CANADIAN  885-2360  I  11  I 14  Coast News, Janaury 7,1985  I, Hoaie* &. r*rojp6rty.  *. Births . ; '> J  3. Obituaries    J"   ''",'  4. la Memorials   ~  5; Thank ��<h��    , V ' "  6. rersonal  7. Announcements  Engagements  9.  l*��t   ,",', "i _. <  10. found   -  11. rets A. livestock  19%+   JwUSfC  13. Yr��v��J    \ "  14. Wanted      *  15. free -    \, % ~<  VJ6. &tr��ge Sales **">  :���?<-  .i9-.t-AutW' ..���* <j<'  - 20. Campers ' ^-/  ' it, MMtee''    "*  2*.  Mobile Homes  23.  Motofcycles'���  '-HA. WatttetfJtojfeot  . 25. 'BedS. Bfcabfast  , 26. *forltettC;<     ,f  27.  Help Wanted  23:  Work Wanted  29,  Child Care     '.,  "30v Boshiei*^  :,v  C^potittRttfes t  Si*" Leg*! , v"'  32.   i.CJsYokofl  Coast News Classifieds  On the  Sunshine Coast  First in Convenience &  First in Service  Homes  &. Property  New-Harbour view 1200 sq. ft. &  full bsmt., oak kit., forced air  elec. furnace plus wood heat R20  & 28 insluation, double carport.  $76,900 w/$10,000 down, bal.  101/2% on 3 yrs. mort.  886-8226,885-3165. #3  Three bdrm. home on 1.01 acres.  Waterfront, Roberts Creek. Carport, woodshed, bsmt. Stairs to  beach & boathouse. $125,000.  886-3021. #3  Gardener's paradise. 6/10 acre,  3 bedroom home, spectacular  view, heatilator fireplace.  Established fruit trees, organic  garden plots, private entrance.  Revenue ste. Phone 886-9346.#1  If you have $14,500 and can afford $630/mo. then take over the  $55,000 assm. mortgage on this  large family home situated on Vz  acre lot in Rbts. Ck. Ph.  885-7563. #2  $49,600  New homes, for info. 886-7309.  #2  Drop off  your Classifieds  at any one of our  Friendly People  Places  on the Sunshine Coast  ���IN PENDER HARBOUfc  Taylor's Garden  Bay Store  883-2253  Centre Hardware  & Gifts  883-9914  ��� �� IN HALFMOON BAY  '  B & J Store  885-9435   "���"���" IN SECHELT ""������  Books & Stuff  885-2625  , Davis Bay  Peninsula  Market  885-9721  ���       ROBERTS CREEK mmmm  Seaview Market  885-3400  ��������� in GIBSONS      ���  Adventure  Electronics  886-7215  Lower Village*  Coast News  886-2622  Lynn & Neville are pleased to announce the arrival of Valerie Lindsay Conway, born Jan. 4,1985 at  3:55 a.m., weighing 5 lbs. 9 oz.  Proud grandparents are Dave &  Ina Lindsay, Edmonton & Alice &  Richard Conway, Ottawa. Special  thanks to Dr. Lehman, Pearl  Rollman, Ann Bajkewell, Cathy  Haveloc and other nursing staff of  St. Mary's Hospital.  #1  Drop off your classified ad at our  friendly people place in the Sunnycrest Mall, Radio Shack.  EVANS0N: David and Sheila  would like to share the happy  news of their baby girl's arrival.  Lauren Kate was born on Dec.  18, 1984 at 9 a.m., St. Mary's  Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. A  sister for Steven. Extra special  thanks to Dr. Burlin, Dr. Lubin  and Dr. Petzold and excellent  nursing staff. #1  QUIGLEY: Rick & Janette are proud to announce the birth of their  daughter, Janelle Katharina. Born  Dec. 11 weighing 9 lbs. Vi oz.'  Sister for Jennifer, Jason &  Adam. Grandparents are Emily  Quigley of Roberts Creek & David  & Wilma Shoop of Alabama. Great  grandmother Katharina Spain of  Gibsons. Special thanks to Dr.  Petzold and labour nurse Jeanette  & nursing staff of St. Mary's.  #1  Obituaries  MENNIE: passed away Dec. 30.  1984, Robert, of Gibsons, aged  79. Survived by his loving wife  Marie, 1 son Roy of Coquitlam, 1  daughter Nell (Fajber) of Burnaby, 5 grandchildren. Relatives  in B.C. & Scotland. Two stepsons. Al Sweet of Alberta, Bill  Sweet of Delta. In lieu of flowers  donations to Can. Cancer Society  would be appreciated. #1  GtflfEfelpfHtyyillt 4Nrl���t  Minimum (4M per 3 line Insertion.  Each additional line MM. Use our economical last  week frss rats. Pre-pay your ad for 2 weeks & get  the third week FREE.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found.  No billing or telephone orders are accepted except  from customers who have accounts with us.  Cssh, chsquss or money ordors  must accompany all classified advertising.  The Sunshine Coast News  reserves the right to classify  advertisements under appropriate headings and  determine page location.  The Sunshine Coast- News  also reserves the right to  revise or reject any advertising which In the opinion of  the Publisher is in questionable taste. In the event  that any advertisement is rejected the sum paid for the  advertisement will be  refunded.   Please mail to:  COAST NEWS Classified. Box 460. Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  ��   Or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places listed above  |     Minimum *4M per 3 itns Inssrtion.  I [  NOON SATURDAY  : JalJL.:S>WiKA B9AVJMBVLJBX  ���ngma^iynk ���Bf#^::flMirMarn4v>i#%aa'  I  I    ���     - -  -���'���   J  i  I  ���5  ���8  :                     in  ���7  :                     irj  ���fli     1  :__                min  CLASSIFICATION: e.g. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  QB  un flat ASA sbs  BH  'Obituaries':  BOSCH: passed away Dec. 30,  1984, Dan Bert Bosch late of Egmont in his 43rd year. Survived  by his wife Dianne, one son Dean,  one daughter Dana, his parents  John and Dorothy of Sechelt. One  sister, Sharon and her husband  Bob Brown of Richmond, one  brother Dorhn, his wife Rosetta  and their son Dustin of Sechelt.  Funeral service was held  Wednesday, Jan. 2 in the Pender  Harbour Community Hall. Rev.  John Low of the Anglican Catholic  Church officiated. Cremation.  Devlin Funeral Home, Directors.  #1  SCRIMSHAW: passed away Dec.  30, 1984. Lloyd Alfred Scrimshaw late of Gibsons age 71  years. Survived by his loving wife  Ethel; one son Brian, North Vancouver; three sisters. Elsie and  Dorothy, Vancouver; Berta, Seattle; cousins in England,  numerous nieces and nephews.  Also fondly remembered by  cousins on Vancouver Island and  by many friends. Memorial was  held Thursday, Jan. 3 in the  chapel of Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons. Rev. John Paetkau of-  ficated. Cremation. #1  SILVEY: passed away Dec. 30,  1984. Stanley Telford Silvey late  of Egmont in his 65th year. Survived by his loving wife, Dorothy,  two sons, Robert, Egmont; Clifford, Pender Harbour; three  daughters, Ruth Campbell,  Pender Harbour; Sharon Higgins,  Pender Harbour; Leah O'Neill,  Wilson Creek; four grandchildren, Lisa, Bryce, Tyler and  Clifford; two sisters and two  brothers. Funeral service was  held Sat.. Jan. 5 in the Pender  Harbour Community Hall. Rev.  John Paetkau officiated. Cremation. Devlin Funeral Home, Directors. #1  B.C. Heart Foundation 'In  Memory' donations. A fine way to  remember. Envelopes are availa  ble at your bank. Mail donations  to: Sunshine Coast Unit, Box  1525. Gibsons, B.C. #1  In Memoriam  In loving memory of Reginald  Brazil, who passed away Jan. 17,'  1984. Sadly missed by his loving  wife Kay and his mom and  friends. #1  Thank You  We gratefully thank all those  friends of Gibson for the flowers,  cards, condolences, & support in  our time of loss. Vina & Cliff, the  Gibson and Beeman families.   #1  Many thanks to nurses & staff of  St. Mary's Hospital. Special  thanks to Dr. Petzold, my family  & all the wonderful neighbours &  friends. Marie Mennie & family.    #1  Personal  Love and thanks to all my friends  who made my 40th a day to  remember. Didy. #1  Single? Join Cameo Singles Club  for dancing, potluck dinners and  for special events. Phone  885-5655 or 886-9058.   '���     #3  Announcements  People desiring prayer book services are invited to attend at 11  a.m. any/or every Sunday. Further particulars from Rev. John  Low, 885-5042. #6  Tot Lot to reopen Jan. 11, 1985,  mothers with children "infant to  3 yrs." come & drop in. A chance  for the kjds to play & moms to enjoy a cup of coffee. Gibsons  United ��� Church, Friday  9:30-11:30. #1  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.  #3  Parent support group meeting  weekly in lower Gibsons. Call  Mary 886-2382. #1  Enroll now for ballet, tap, jazz  classes.   Halfmoon   Bay   and-  Madeira Park. Instructor: Lynda  Yee, A.R.A.D. 883-1189 (after 2'  p.m.) #1 ���  &'      Weddings  ���&,'���:Engagements  WEDDING  or  ENGAGEMENT  happening in your family? Announce the happy event in our  classified ads. Call 886-2622 or  886-7817.  Lost by pensioner $20 bill at  Pharmasave on Saturday. Really  needed. Please return to the  Pharmasave. #1  Black & white female cat with  green collar. Answers to Raini.  Granthams area. 886-9235.    #1  $500  REWARD  For the return of a light  brown metal file case  containing business files,  approx. 12 sq. inch.  Contents or/and (He box will  identify owner.  Return ol files only will also  earn reward.  Found  On Dec. 19, a large cardboard  box full of ladies clothing & some  towels- Gower Pt. Rd. Can be  claimed at Gibsons RCMP Detachment. #1  1 black carpenter's rule (set  square) and a piece of finished  wood approx. 15"x3"x1". Dropped off the back of truck at Beach  Rd. & Marine Dr. Phone Neville at  886-7858. #1  Hearing aid outside of post office.  886-7044. #3  Young, friendly, dark and light  brown tabby, fern., white nose  with light brown spots, ,whi}e  chest. Gower Pt. Rd. area. Call  886-9386. #1  1' Tets  8. Livestock  7 extra large weiner pigs. 12  wks. old $55 each. Also good  brood sow $200. $500 cash  takes all. 885-9357. TFN  SPCA adoption. Black, Lab-Cross  puppies, 6 wks. old, plus adult  mother. 885-5420. #1  Rhode Island red laying hens.  $3.50 each, rooster $4.  886-2659. #2  Music  Meeting for choirs under Lyn Vernon at Bonniebrook Jan. 8  cancelled. Sincere apologies.  #1  '70's van % T, 6 cyl. std., swing  side doors. Empty for contractor.  885-9553. #1  Wanted ride to 6:30 ferry from  Gower Point & Dougal. Road  Mon.-Fri. or join car pool to BCIT.  Call Stuart 886-8572. #1  Domestic wall type humidity  gauge. 886-9546. #1  Wanted: Long handled tree  pruner. Peevee. Long handles for  chimney brush. 886-8465.     #1  Flute in good condition,  reasonable price. 886-8244 after  5. TFN  Ride from Gibsons to Langdale for  6:25 ferry and/or return from  5:30.886-8344. #2  Cornado kitchen range, Italian  Renaissance style couch and  chair. Please contact Ron, Don't  Dump Donate Program, Unemployment Action Centre,  886-2425 or 886-2856. #1  Why wait for spring? Do it now.  Dead car removal. Free! Garry's  Crane. 886-7028. TFN  For Sale  ONEIDA SALE  33% off 5 pc. place settings. Kitchen Carnival, Cowrie St.,  Sechelt. 885-3611. #2  For Sale  QUALITY CEDAR  ANNUAL FALL SALE  1x4 12clin.ft.  1x6 18c lin. ft.  1x 8 25c Hn. ft.  1x10 32clin.ft.  2x 3 1BC lin. ft.  2x 4 22c lin. ft.  2x 6 39* Hn. ft.  2x 8 52< lin. ft.  2x10 65* lin. ft.  4x 4 52* lin; ft.  Sawmill, Trout Lake Road  Halfmoon Bay  885-2112 Days  885-3545 Eves.  Horse manure, mostly aged,  U-Load. $20 per PU or 3 loads for  $50.885-9969. #1  Moving must sell skis, 10-spd.  men's bike, B&Wport. TV, Sears  jet pump, 1/2 sz. fridge, Heritage  wood stove, propane stove top &  typewriter. 885-7075. #3  Nylon back-pack $10; bead rattan curtain $10; ladies ski pkg.  (boots, skis, bindings) $99.  886-3841. #3  Reconditioned Kenmore Zigzag  sewing machine, all attachments.  886-7028. TFN  Satellite System  8' - $1,895   installed  Attention 'Small Dish'  owners, having reception  problems? - Try an  85�� LNA.  Call for details.  Guaranteed  improvement.  Green Onion  Earth Station  in the Cedars Plaza  886-7414  Aluminum windows, dbld. &  sgle. glaze, various sizes: 100  amp elect, panel with breakers  $85; B.R. cabinet w/sink $35;  17%' Sidewinder I/O 125 Mer-  cruiser, needs some repair.  $2,500,886-8201. #1  Rough cedar siding 715 ft. of  1"x6"; 1155 ft. of 1"x8".  Assorted 2x4's, 2x6's. Daiwa Hi-  Ace 400 line: elevating 4-section  camera stand, best offer.  886-7377. #1  12 volt chrome siren $50 0B0.  886-7075. #1  ft]  I  XJL.X J& a_3LA���  JFnug  Down  I Quilts��,  I NEW EXCITING PATTERNsM  g NOW IN STOCK!!      Jg  :i  P  i  i  i  m  KERN'S  HOME  H   FURNISHINGS j  m        886-8886    :i  irTTTTT TXI.XX X Fl  T & S Soil  Mushroom manure $30 per yard  $25 for seniors. Cheaper by the  truckload. Call after 6. 885-5669.  TFN  Table lamps 'Ginger Jar' shape  floral design on white  background $60 ea.; 'Delicrafi'  coffee table $275, end tables  $250 ea.. dark walnut with glass  tops & shelves; 'Braemore' sofa  $675, loveseat $575, muted  floral, all in exc. cond. Phone  886-3021. #3  FURNITURE  Happy New Year  As new: Hide-a-Beds     S389  1 only Sectional Reg. $1,000  Sale Price $695  1 only Remote Control 26"  Colour TV Reg. $1,295  Sale Price $895  1 used 15 cu, ft. Frost Free  Fridge $389  Used washers and dryers.  Reconditioned.  $595 a pair.  Used Colour TV's  $299 and up.  Inquire about our low monthly  payments.  No payments until spring.  INQUIRE ABOUT OUR LOW  MONTHLY PAYMENTS.  INTERIOR DECORATING &  DESIGN SERVICE. VISA &  MASTERCHARGE  ACCEPTED.  Clah/6lrn< Furniture  . ' iniirt Avi:'.Mi.37u'--  '-vl.'���}/ liinftk nil'u.rth ill    '.  ���'..' .Si:<:Fl.t'Wl.Mos(-OIOr':r-.--  For Sale  Multicycle Inglis auto washer  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  Kay $3.50  Straw $3.50  885-9357  Mulch $2.50  TFN  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  PENINSULA RECYCLING  We buy beer bottles $1.20 per  dozen; newspapers, pop bottles,  batteries, industrial and residential scrap metals. Seamount Ind.  Park. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Mon. to Sat. Ph. 886-8193. TFN  Gold & platinum dinner ring. Lg.  emerald cut citron. Ruby & diamond trim. Appr. $1750, special  $850.886-7245. #1  Repo. Black Powder-1858 Enfield  58 cat. rifle musket $235; 1847  Colt Walker 44 cal. rev. $225;  circa 1800 50 cal. Tenn./Kentucky flint lock mountain rifle  $235. All for $600. F.A.C. req.  for purchase. 886-7481 after 6.  #1  Fir firewood for sale or trade for  W.H.Y. Any amount delivered or  you pick up. Ph. 886-8193 days,  886-9445 eves. #1  Diesel light plant. Sgl. cylinder  petters 2.5 kilowatt generator.  886-9754. #2  Canopy to fit Vz ton pick-up.  Large and insulated. $400.  886-8344. #2  Autos  '75 Buick Regal. Low miles, very  good cond^ PS/PB/PW, A/C.  $1.500 0B0.883-1127 aft. 5. #3  Free dead car & truck removal.  Prompt service. Ph. 886-8193  days. Ph. 886-9445 eves.     TFN  3 ton '53 International dumptruck  w/small gravel box & flatdeck.  Good rubber, exc. cond: $8450.  886-7377. TFN  3 ton 79 International dumptruck  w/small gravel box & flatdeck.  Good rubber, exc. cond. $8,450.  886-7377. TFN  Blue'71 Mercury. Good running  cond. May need little work. $450  0B0.886-9146. #1  76 Jeep CJ7 4x4, 6 cyl., 3 spd..  H.T., S.T. near new tires, brakes  & shocks. Good running order  thru-out. $2,950 or part trade for  6 cyl.. 4 spd. pick-up. Ph. John  885-5612 eves. #1  79 Chevette good running cond.  $1,500,885-7075. #3  70 Jeep PU. PS, PB, new  starter, new batt., HD root rack  $600 0B0. 886-8305. #3  77 Subaru sedan front wheel  drive. New brakes. $500 0B0.  886-8305 or 886-7675. #3  73 GMC truck. 307 motor that  runs, for parts or as is. Ph.  886-7819 between noon & 5.  #3  SOUTH COAST  FORD LTD.  885-3281  WHARF RD., SECHELT  D.L. #5936  TRUCKS  TRUCKS  TRUCKS  1972 F250 4X4  RANGER  1977 GMC SA TON  With canopy, in  beautiful shape.  1981 GMC PICKUP  Low mileage, in nice  shape.  1981 FORD COURIER  Good shape - a gas  m��'ser.  198W F150  Automatic, PS. PB, cloth  seats.  1979 GMC SIERRA  CLASSIC  3M ton, complete with  dump box - a great work  truck.  1979 GMC PICKUP  New paint, nice shape.  1978 GMC 4X4  Complete with power  takeoff winch, excellent  shape.  1977  FORD CREWCAB  Body's good - we'll let  you steal it.  1975 F250  43,000 miles, good  ���truck, good price.  1968  VOLKSWAGON VAN  Body's good, engine's  good.  Lease  All  Makes  All  Models  ��� ��� ���  TOYOTA  NISSAN  HYUNDAI  CHRYSLER  VOLVO  BMW  MERCEDES  PORSCHE  ��� ��� ���  Let us quote  on your lease  requirements.  Call  Harvie McCracken  today.  SOUTH COAST  LEASING  885-3281  Campers  13' travel trailer. Tow w/com-  pact. Fibreglass, clean. Fender  mirrors & elec. wire connector incl. $1,900. 886-8668. #1  8' no overhead, heater, 2-burner  stove, alum, siding, $300 0B0.  886-9731. #3  Marine  Small A-frame on float w/living  ace. for 2. Full marine construction equip. w/FG workboat. Open  to all offers. 886-2861, leave  message. #3  34" wooden Beachcomber/tug,  160 HP turbo Isuzu, radar, vhf.  6' FG skiff. $22,500. Ph.  886-2514. #1  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD  Insurance Claims  Condition and Valuation  Surveys   .  Phone 885-9425  or 885-3643  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.    #4  1981 Kawasaki 650. Very good  cond. $1250 0B0. 886-7437. #2  for Rent  2 bdrm., 5 appls., large deck,  main fir. apt. FP, view of Howe  Snd., 5 min. to ferry. Granthams.  Call after 5, 943-2469. #1  Large 3 bdrm. family home on %  acre Roberts Creek. Upstaris and  down, rec rooms, wood & oil furnaces & fireplaces $470.  885-7563. #3  Would like to share my place  w/mature, working person. Low  rent. Beautiful view. Please call  886-7223. #1  2 bdrm. mobile home for rent.  Sorry no dogs. 886-9581.      #3  2 bdrm. ste w/view, big &  bright, sundecks, carpets, curtains, FP, $300/mo. (Lower rent  for singles) 886-9326. #3  2 bdrm. waterfront suite, lower  Gibsons. $275/mo. 886-8107.#3  1 bsmt. suite, view, Granthams,  $225/mo. 3 bdrm. deluxe view  townhouse, FP, bsmt. $475/mo.  886-7204. #3  ���i  ��� i m*l^i��>lywt*}*^m*��  luuii ��sw;  Coast News, Janaury 7,1985  15.  urmnrw  ���ai"��^p^mi��tjwitfnji *  rp^sg  Operation Eyesight universal  Editor:  I've been a general practitioner and ophthalmologist for  40 years. During that time I've  worked in remote regions  delivering babies on kitchen tables, performed eye surgery in  primitive refugee camps and  practised in cities with the most  modern equipment. I've had the  satisfaction of treating  thousands of people and even  saving a few lives. But, one.of  the greatest thrills of my life was  to hold a small card with the  name of a third world person  whose sight I had restored with  a mere $25.00.  Operation Eyesight Universal, based in Calgary, offers  Canadians a unique opportunity to help the 40 million people  in third world countries who are  blind. Even a small donation  can have astonishing results.  Twenty five dollars will pay for  a cataract operation, ten days in  hospital and new glasses. The  surgeon personally signs a card  which contains the name, age  and address of the patient and  the card is mailed to the donor.  Operation Eyesight was  formed in 1963 in answer to an  appeal from Doctor Ben  Gullison, a Canadian medical  missionary, to save his eye  hospital at Sompeta, India from  closing due to lack of funds.  From a few hundred dollars  that first year, voluntary contributions have grown to over  $2'/2 million in 1983. This  money is used to treat patients  and train native eye technicians,  doctors and nutritionists in 17  countries. Operation Eyesight  trains people in their own countries where they are familiar  with the conditions and can immediately begin curing vision  problems. In 1983 alone over  half a million people were  treated and over 70,000 were  given back their sight.  Since 1963, Canadians have  generously given over $10  million to Operation Eyesight  but we've barely scratched the  surface of this immense problem. Over forty million human  beings in the third world are  blind���75 per cent of these  could be cured by cataract  surgery. Also over half a billion  have eye diseases that will lead  to blindness unless suitable  medicines, better nutrition and  preventative programs are  given.  Service clubs, businesses,  churches, schools and informal  groups often raise money for  mobile operating units and  other specific projects. On occasion, schools or individual  classrooms challenge other  schools to fund raising competitions.  Two years ago, when my wife  died, our family decided to ask  for donations to Operation  Eyesight in lieu of flowers. It  was a great-satisfaction to our  family and friends to see pictures of a special mobile eye  clinic given in her name. (Donations are matched by the Canadian International Development  Agency.)  Many Canadians show they  care by using donations as gifts  to loved ones on birthdays, at  For Rent  WATERFRONT Pender Harbour.  House, 1 bdrm. with skylight,  windows all around, laundry inc..  wood/elec. heat. Dock closeby.  883-9342. #TFN  Office space for rent. 2nd floor  above Gibsons Building Supplies.  886-8141. TFN  WATERFRONT PENDER HARBOUR. 3 bdrm. older style large  house. Fr., st., laundry, dock  nearby. Fireplace and fabulous  view. Rent whole house or share.  883-9342. TFN  A prime 800 sq. ft. office space is  available in the Farnham Road  Dental Clinic right behind the Gibsons Medical Clinic. For information, please call Don Bland at  886-7020 or 886-7574 after 5  p.m. TFN  Avail, now. Lg. 2 bdrm. ste. at  S225/mo. plus 1-4 bdrm. ste. at  $350/mo. on 2 floors w/view. In  lower Gibsons. 4-plex building,  refs. please. 921-7788 aft. 4  p.m. #1  Furn. 1 bdrm. bsmt. .ste. Priv.  entr.. self-cont., W/W, cbl..  wash/dry. util. incl. Suit quiet  clean non-smoker $265/mo.  886-2694. #\  3 bdrm. trailer w/4 appl.,  wash./dryer, fenced yard. Wood  & elect. North Rd. $450/mo.  886-2665 or 886-857G. #2  3 bdrm. house, 3 appls., fully  carp., FP, non-smokers, no pets.  Avail. Jan. 1.986-7545. #2  3 bdrm. mobile home, stv., fr..  wash./dry. Priv. location.  886-2520. ��2  3 bdrm. home on 1.5 acres  $375/mo. 224-3476 or  886-9472. ��� #2  Small 2 bdrm. duplex clean and  bright. $275. Rosamund Road,  Gibsons. 886-8000. #2  2 bdrm. house Rbts. Crk. Stv.,  fr.. incl., avail. Jan 15th,  $290/mo. Call Stan Hilstad  885-3211,886-2923. #2  4 bdrm. home on Vi acre on  Beach   Ave.   Roberts   Crk.  S475/mo.Avail. Jan. 15th. Ph.  886-2781. #2  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  D modern two bedroom  townhouse  D one and a half baths  C fully carpeted  ��� five appliances including  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  ��� private sundeck  D enclosed garage  ��� family oriented  ��� close to Sunnycrest Mall,  schools, tennis court &  jogging field  ��� good references required  ��� $425 per month  ��� call Peter   886-9997  evenings  2 bdrm. duplex on North Rd. Incl.  utility room, 1 % baths, garage  w/storage. Close to mall &  schools. Avail. Jan. 15,  $325/mo. Ph. 886-7625.       #3  Gibsons WF lower duplex avail,  immed. $200/mo. Days  669-1454, eves. 921-9599.    #3  2 bdrm. house, Granthams  w/view $450/mo. Heat & light  incl. Ph. 886-7802 after 6.  #3  3 bdrm. home on North Rd. (mst.  bdrm. 16x20) Irg. circular kit. (4  appls.) W/D. located on priv. lot  w/fenced yard. Swings for kids,  wood. & elec. heat $450/mo. To  view 886-2665 or 886-8576.   #1  1 bdrm. cottage Rbts. Ck. Wood  ht., fireplace, nr. beach, $250.  Yr.rnd. 885-9553 eves. #1  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994. 7-10 p.m. TFN  Lower Gibsons, 1 blk. from Molly's Reach. 2 bdrm. ste. W/D, incl. Fantastic view. $340. Avail,  immed. 886-8208. #1  2 bdrm. duplex Gibsons area. Incl. 4 appl.. Ht., Igt., & cable.  Avail. Feb. 1, $400/mo. Sorry no  pets. Ph. 886-7309 after 5 p.m.  ��� #3  2-3 bdrm. house, ocean view,  fridge/stove, A/oil heat. Pleasant  garden, $400 per month. Ph.  885-7759. #3  2 bdrm. trailer $265/mo. Sorry  ' no pets. 886-2726. #3  Work Wanted  Electronic repair. All makes of  stereo, musical amplifiers, elec.  keyboards, computer oriented  devices. Reas. rates. 885-7075.  #3  GARRY'S CRANE SERVICE  Sidewinder moving. Think of me  when you need a lift! 886-7028.  TFN  Hardwood floors resanded and  finished. Work guaranteed'. Free  est. Phone885-5072. TFN  FOR EXPLOSIVE REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nimmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. TFN  Landscaping and garden  maintenance, ornamentals,  shaped hedges trimmed, fruit  trees pruned and sprayed. Phone  886-9294 after 6 p.m. TFN  MOBILE HOME MAINT.  Gutters, skirting, additions,  roofs. Anything to do with mob.  homes. 885-5995. TFN  Exp. plumber needs work. Old or  new, big or small. Reas. rates.  886-9149. #1  PORTABLE SAWMILL  Available to mill small amounts of  logs into lumber, beams. Bevel  siding, etc. Clement Sawing Service. 886-8218. #1  Falling, bucking, selective logging. Tidy work. Reas. rates. T.  Dawe 885-7518. #2  Will babysit in my home, central  Gibsons, Mon.-Fri. Phone Penny  886-7291. #3  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping-Limbing-Danger Tree  Removal. Insured, guaranteed  work. Free estimates, 885-2109.  TFN  Help Wanted  Repairs to cameras  binoculars, projectors  Competitive rates  David Short  Enterprise^  Box 1946  Gibsons  V  Popa A  Live in compaion for elderly couple. Some help needed. Ph.  886-2459.886-7575. #3  Mature woman to sit toddlers  while moms meet 2 hrs. Tues.  moms. $10.885-2914. #1  Pebbles Realty Ltd. requires 2  licensed salespeople to fill its  empty desks. All inquiries handled with complete confidentiality.  All applicants will be interviewed  and final hiring decision will be at  the discretion of Pebbles management. 'Call after 5 p.m. Norm  Peterson, 886-2607. #1  24 Hour Service  Serv. Sechelt to Gibsons. Struc,  elec, plum., maint. Major &  minor renovations. No jobs too  small. Special rates to seniors. 30  years exp. Bondable. Call  886-2949. #3  Help Wanted  Economic/Employment Development Strategy Consultant. Submissions are invited from  qualified consultants to complete  a five year economic/employment  development strategy for the  Sunshine Coast including a short  term action plan for 1985/86 implementation. Applicants are urged to review a more specific project outline (available at Canada  Employment Centre or the Sunshine Coast Regional District office in Sechelt) previous to submission. Residents of the Sunshine Coast will be given  preference. Submissions must be  received at the Sunshine Coast  Regional District office in Sechelt  by Monday, January 14, 1985 to  receive consideration. Direct inquiries' to Bonnie Pyplacz,  Economic/Employment Strategy  Committee Project Leader,  885-2261. #1  ARCHITECTURAL  DESIGN  DRAFTING  ^��~iJl?%->'      *��������  FREE ESTIMATE  WORKING DRAWINGS  CONCEPTUAL DESIGN  :'6B .&78 58  Good life greenhouse 6'3"x7'6"  $495. Write or phone for free  brochure. B.C. Greenhouse  Builders, 7425 Hedley Avenue,  Burnaby, B.C. V5E 2R1.  433-2919. #1  "Self-Divorce for B.C." Why pay  more when its "uncontested"?  Guar, results saves $100's. Free  info anytime. Ptv Canadian Para  Legal Concern Ltd. (1973). (604)  fifi"?-4n?/j #1  Penticton School of Hairdressing  now taking applications for  February 4, 1985 class. Spaces  are limited. For into call 493-2747.  207 Main Street, Penticton, B.C.  V2A 5B1. Closed December 24th  to 28th. #3  Canadian summer resort employment opportunities. Information  across 10 provinces of Canada.  Send your name, address and  phone number to Box 428, Lum-  by. B.C. VOE 2G0. #3  WiiUttlimy  Mdiu>  nuw.  niuuui   ui  greenhouse. Metai halides & HPS.  We have over 20,000 products at  low prices. Send $2 for catalogue.  Retailer inquiries welcome.  Western Water Farms Inc., 1244  Seymour Street, Vancouver,' V6B  3N9. (604)682-6636. #2  "Seasons"-Canada's first name  in colour analysis & glamour.  Seasons consultants earning  $100-$300/day! Read our story,  pg. 92, January's Chatelaine.  Academy training, supplies,  Seasons cosmetics, skin care, silk  scarves, Replica perfumes,  careers. 112-800-387-3939.  (Toronto). #1  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. #1  Need hockey jerseys fast? Three  day delivery for as low as $10  each. Call us toll free at  112-800-661-6461. Peter Upton  Jacket Works. #3  Where can you lease a truck for  only $119.97 per month? Call  Dave Hinton collect at 294-0111 or  toll-free at Zenith 2200. After 6  p.m. call collect 590-4589. DL.  Ford trucks. "Drive-Back" program . based on 48 monthly  Dayments 0AC as follows from:  danger $146, E100 Van $199,  Z250P/UP $202. Bronco II $254.  3ased on your trade being ap-  )raised at $2,000. 100's Ford  lew trucks & all make used to  select from. Zephyr Mercury Ford  Trucks, 300 W. Broadway, Van.  /5Y1P3. Call, 872-7411 "Collect  or immediate credit approval".  Dealer 6102. TFN  individual & family packages,  equipment sales, rentals, guided  tours, lessons, sleigh rides,  skating, tobogganing, whirlpool,  saunas, satellite TV, licensed  restaurant. 791-5211, 687-2334.  #1  "Self-Divorce for B.C." Why pay  more when its "uncontested"?  Guar, results saves $100's. Free  info, anytime. Ph. Canadian Para  Legal Concern Ltd. (1973).  (604)683-4204. #1  Pianos, organs, drums, guitars,  trumpets. Free shipping most  items most places. B.C.'s mail  order music store. Toll free in B.C.  112-800-772-9103. Tamitik  Music. Collect (604)632-7070.  #1  Lighting fixtures. Western  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  Easter and Christmas time.  Donations as memorials when a  loved one expires which causes  rebirth of an individual with  new sight, new hope and faith in  the goodness of people, does  much to ease the sorrow of  those who remain. You can give  a Christmas gift this year to a  friend or loved one, that they  will never forget. The gift of  sight for a blind person in the  Developing World! Write to  Operation Eyesight Universal,  Box 123, Station M, Calgary,  Alberta T2P 2H6.  Yes, Canadians do care!  I hope you and your readers  will contribute to this very worthy and well run organization.  J.T. Cruise, M.D.  Victoria  ICABC  correction  Editor:  I am writing on behalf of the  Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia in  regard to an article in the October 22, 1984 issue of your  paper entitled "Poverty is  Violence".  The article said that  'representatives of the B.C.  Association of Chartered Accountants told Curtis that they  are telling their clients to avoid  investing in B.C. unless they get  some kind of tax holiday'.  This is wrong. It was the  president of the Certified  General Accountants, Roman  Evancic, who made the statement.  I understand that a reporter  may confuse the two accounting  bodies. But in our eyes, there is  a major difference between the  two. The Institute of Chartered  Accountants is the province's  leading professional accounting  organization representing more  than 5800 members and  students in public practice, industry, education and government service.  This incorrect label was  i especially unfortunate because  of the reproachful nature of the  paragraph and the poor press  that has been surrounding Mr.  Evancic after his comment to  Hugh Curtis..  Thank you for your attention  to this matter.  Lisa Kershaw  Information Officer \  ICABC  Kinsmen  success  Editor:  The Kinsmen Club of Gibsons wish to extend their sincere  thanks to all those who have  assisted us in holding a very successful Shop-A-Rama '84 project.  The Kinsmen heart monitor/  defibrillator fund has grown by  over $1,100 due entirely to the  warm support of ticket purchasers, and the outstanding  support of a great number of  community spirited merchants  in the Gibsons area. The support by Super Valu deserves a  special note of thanks because  without them, it is doubtful that  the project would have met the  success it did.  Winners were: 1st prize,  Super Valu Shopping Spree,  Mrs. M. Germyn of North Vancouver; 2nd prize, $100 Super  Valu gift certificate, Mrs. Betty  Berdahl of Gibsons; 3rd prize,  dinner for two at Andy's  Restaurant, Mr. Garry Gray of  Gibsons.  Of special note, Mrs. Germyn  of North Vancouver surprised  the Kinsmen Club by asking  that the three minute Super  Valu shopping spree be exchanged for a lower value of  gift certificates due to a difficulty in travelling to Gibsons. She  requested that the difference in  costs be donated to the Kinsmen  Heart Monitor Fund.  With the kind co-operation  of Blane Hagedorn of Super  Valu, the Kinsmen Club arranged for $400 in Super Valu gift  certificates for her.  Mrs. Germyn has proven that  community support extends  beyond the boundaries of the  Coast. We again thank all our  supporters in our goal to obtain  a heart monit'or/defibrillator  for Gibsons by mid-February.  Rick Simpkins, Chairman  Kinsmen Shop-A-Rama  Editor: Indian Band at Heelboom Bay,  Enclosed   is   a   "For   the       the   site   where   MacMillan  Bloedel plans to begin logging  in the next few weeks.  Our committee will send a  copy of this poster free of  charge to any of your readers  who want one. Of course donations to help win this conservation cause are much needed and  graciously accepted.  This is the big environmental  battle. We must save Meares  Island's magnificent old growth  forests for our children's  children to experience, study  and enjoy.  Donations of support should  be sent to the Western Canada  Wilderness Committee, 1200  Hornby Street, Vancouver,  B.C. V6Z2E2.  Paul George  Director  Children - Make Meares Island  a Park" poster. It features a  full-colour photo of the largest  uncut cedar in Canada. Over 19  feet in diameter this tree grows  within a designated clear-cut  zone on Meares.  We have published this poster  in co-operation with the Friends  of Clayoquot Sound, the  Tofino environmental society  that is fighting to save Meares  Island which lies in their 'back  yard'. The poster attempts to  show those who have not yet  visited the island what will be  lost if it is logged.  Currently the Friends are  helping maintain the forest protectors camp which has been  established by the Clayoquot  Tools for Peace  Editor:  The Tools For Peace project  has come to a successful and  celebrative finish. The CASC  working committee thanks  everyone who "came across" so  generously with things, money,  time, energies and ideas. All  over the community people  have been warmly supportive  toward this Nicaraguan peace  project.  We thank Amelia and David  Kirk who started us off with a  big box of toys, Nick ana  Evelyn Beaver who donated the  first shovel and Mr. Shoebot-  tom of Shorncliffe who  generously contributed the first  cheque to the working fund.  Since then, articles and donations have come pouring in and  would  have become hard to  handle if it had not been for the  use   of   a   collection   centre  donated  by  Andy  and  Tina  Vanderhorn. This enabled us to  receive   cumbrous   gear   like  bicycles and motors as well as  stretchers, beds and gear gratefully accepted from the local  hospital. In this warehouse we  packed close to 100 boxes, each  with a report in Spanish on our  local area. Boxes of children's  shoes and clothing, school and  art supplies, carpentry and  garden tools, automotive gear,  medical equipment, toys,  typewriters, fishing nets, etc.  It is impossible to mention all  donors personally through this  letter, but we would like  especially to thank Doctors  Webb and Bland for a wealth of  greatly needed dentistry tools.  And Mrs. Martin of Mason  Road, Sechelt, who was a  dynamo in her area, gathering  boxes of useful things. We'd  like to thank too Roberta Foxall  of Sew Easy in Sechelt who  thoughtfully included a plea in  her advertisement and thus  gathered boxes of fabric, knitting wools and sewing gear from  many generous donors.  Thanks to the local papers  also for keeping the project  before the public. Finally  thanks to all the workers and  participants who joined us last  night at Roberts Creek Hall for  a grand Fiesta. Like the pinata  that spilled its contents for the  children, our truckload of tools  for peace will give a Christmas  boost to the people of  Nicaragua.  J. Warn  Walk-on complaints  Editor's Note: The following  letter to the B.C. Ferry Corporation was received for  publication.  Dear Sir:  Are you aware of the appalling conditions of the approach  of walk-on passengers to the  Langdale ferry at Langdale?  For the last two weeks commuters have had to walk  through puddles of rain over to  the walkway from the parking  area and vice versa. The snow  has not been cleared since the  last snowfall and by last Sunday  night you could neither walk  nor drive on it. My car skidded  on the thick ice and almost hit a  parked truck, one person had a  bad fall and when I got out of  the car it was almost impossible  to walk due to the freezing conditions.  Why should walk-on commuters have to tolerate walking  a quarter mile to their car in bad  weather conditions, coping with  puddles and risking driving onto the B.C. Ferry lot?  Some day you will be defending yourself in a law suit if these  dangerous conditions continue.  To expect paying passengers to  put up with such conditions is  an insult.  Bill Lennon  Roberts Creek, B.C.  Patricia Hotel  Editor:  The question is being asked:  "Who knows the Patricia Hotel  in downtown Vancouver?".  The reason for asking is because  approximately one year ago the  hotel was sold. The new owner  wanted the old style comfort  and charm of yesteryear  restored. He felt that  friendliness to guests coupled  with good service and  economical rates would once  again make the hotel popular  with everyone. Well, that's proven to be the case, from the $19  (bed and breakfast) room and  special services for seniors, to  the extended stay econo rates  for   families,    workers   and  travellers alike.  One difficulty in restoring the  historic image is finding people  who have knowledge of the  hotel, its history and many of  the roles it has played in the  community since its opening in  1914. If any reader has old  postcards, pictures, stories or  any information they would be  willing to pass along, I would  certainly appreciate it.  Bill Davies, Manager  Patricia Hotel  403 East Hastings Street  Vancouver, B.C. V6A 1P6  255-4031 16.  Coast News, Janaury 7,  1985  *                                   y���~    *       * 33^8&3��il&��almB9BNRi9S  ->                                                         j&��sK��K��ffl3��aM^Hsa��iri^fif  5      '       "                     V<   3llSHBllllBHi  El* '  6   ?" ���   *    * /  Space still available  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 P.  Gallagher, P.O. Box 41, Grantham's Landing, who correctly  located the stocks at the corner of Harvey and Reed Roads, Grantham's.  ''^-'-\>~-iS  by Vina Beeman  Another Katimavik crew is in town and they took time out for a  photo at Pioneer Park, Gibsons. Group members: Carl Au, Guy  Cadieux, Jeff Cook, Louise Descarie, Celine Fafard, Brad Inglis,  Dave Johnson, Heidi Kraemer, Andre Loiselle, Alicia Martin,  Angela Robinson, Heidi Verbeek (not in order) and Alma  Vaugeois, group leader (not pictured). -i>iamu r.vans ph<.��>  ���In Memoriam���  Gib Gibsons  ing reached out to touch so  many people, and I for one  could not help but be affected  by his zest and appreciation of  life.  In his later years Gib was  renowned for his dry wit...one  liners and his atrocious puns.  We were all guilty of collaborating with him on his corny puns until we couldn't stand  anymore.  He will be missed at the family bridge table, where his bidding wasn't always orthodox  but never, never boring.  As a result of his regular flea  markets on his front lawn, Gib  came to be known as the  "Bookman of Gibsons", meeting all types of people and  becoming a part of the fabric  and colour of Gibsons.  Gib's taste in the arts was well  known, as is attested by his extensive collection of records of  opera and the classics, as well as  his love of Oriental art.  Speaking from the heart, I  know the pain and remorse 1  feel is selfish, for Gib is now a  free spirit and we should feel no  sorrow, as he left us all rich with  memories to fill the emptiness  of his passing.  Gib was not conventional in  any sense of the word...he was a  character! The many who will  miss him were most fortunate to  have known such a fine man.  We are all here today to pay  tribute to Gib.  He was born Clarence Ing-  vald Gibson on April. 6, 1920.  He spent most of his earlier  years at Youbou, Vancouver  Island, and with the exception  of years spent in active service  during WWII in the medical  corp in England he was a boom-  man his entire life.  Mom and Dad say that Gib in  his younger years was a  marvellous tenor. If you happened to be in Youbou his  Mario Lanza voice could be  heard half a mile away. He was  a very handsome man and his  singing was much in demand at  weddings and receptions.  Gib    never    married...his '  choice, but many young ladies  lost their hearts to him.  In 1957. he joined his brother  Russ on the booming grounds  at Twin Creeks, where he worked the rest of his life.  Gib's home was always open  to anyone who needed a place  to stay; he supplied many young  men on hard times with cork  boots and outfits so they could  start a job. He referred to them  as his godsons; the last one we  remember him mentioning was  godson number 23.  His kindness and understand-  Spraying update  Mr. John Hall, resource officer with the B.C. Forest Service in Sechelt, has informed the'  Coast News that the Sechelt  forest district has not "gone  ahead with some of the ground  spraying at Brittain River", as  was reported in the article on  the recent herbicide appeal  which appeared November 14.  Mr. Hall's letter stated, "In  fact, no herbicide has been applied by any means to the areas  in the Brittain River Valley."  The misunderstanding arose  from comments made by appeal  board chairman Frank Hillier in  his opening remarks at the appeal hearing. ,  Plans for the Sunshine  Coast's display in the upcoming  Vancouver Boat Show "are all  coming together", co-ordinator  Art McGinnis told the Coast  News last week. McGinnis' enthusiasm for the project is so  great it prompted him to say,  "We may have the best thing in  the whole Boat Show!"  Original plans involved joint  participation with Powell River  groups, who have now dropped  out. Instead the Sunshine Coast  Tourism Assocation (SCTA)  has rented a 10 foot by 80 foot  space at the show, and is now  marketing display space to local  resorts, motels, restaurants,  marinas, charter boat operators  and other businesses which,  would like to be represented.  Central to the Sunshine Coast  display will be a large aquarium  containing a representative of  the Coast's newest resident  species the salmon shark.  McGinnis is presently finalizing  details of a combination lottery  and  fishing  derby  called the  "Salmon Shark Derby  Lottery", which will provide  opportunities for both actual  and armchair fishermen to have  a crack at winning a total of  $20,000 in prizes on the Victoria  Day weekend. Tickets will be on  sale at the Boat Show and afterwards on the Sunshine Coast.  Negotiations are also taking  place to have one of the chefs  on Canada's gold medal winning Culinary Olympics team  make a video showing how to  cook salmon shark, which  would be repeatedly shown at  the Boat Show to promote the  'shark' as food fish.  Local businesses may  subscribe to various sized spaces  on directories and information  boards, some of which will be  light boards, so that when a button is pushed that business's  light comes on and the reader  can immediately find the  desired display. Photos of the  various resorts, etc., as well as  scenic vistas of the Sunshine  Coast will enhance the visual at  tractiveness of the boards.  Much of the preparation of  the displays is being done on a  voluntary basis. Lambert Electric has offered to do the wiring  of the light boards; Sechelt  Carpet Corner is lending carpet  for the display space; Coast Appliances is providing refrigeration for the aquarium, which  will become a permanent Sunshine Coast display; and architect Kevin Ryan is making  drawings to show the proposed  layout of the displays and the  information boards, so prospective participants will be able to  assess which style and size  display will best suit their needs.  "It's all gelling right now,"  said McGinnis. "By the time  people read this many of our  plans will be finalized."  Subscribers interested in  booking display space should  contact SCTA manager Anne  Langdon at 885-7456, or call  Art McGinnis at 886-8686. The  Boat Show runs from February  2 to 10.  Sechelt ponders  drainage problem  "It seems like we're always  doing band-aid treatment on  surface water problems around  the village," commented Alderman Ken Short to his fellow  Sechelt council members. "One  of these days we may have to sit  down with our engineers, borrow the money necessary and  fix the situation."  Council was discussing plugged ditches which were causing  an overflow onto Shoal Way  below Reef Road and the works  superintendent's plans to install  a culvert under a driveway to  alleviate the situation.  Approximately $800 of ditching and culvert work is also  currently being undertaken to  correct the flow of groundwater  above Rockwood Lodge onto  Shorncliffe and the roads near  the elementary school and  Western Moorbad. In addition,  council will confirm a quote  previously received for installation of a culvert under Ripple  Way and ditching to direct  water from the right-of-way into a nearby gully.  A proposal for a self-serve  gas bar and convenience store  located on Block 7 "immediately adjacent to Gilligan's Pub"  has been referred to Sechelt  council's planning committee  for consideration.  According to a letter from  Anderson Realty, a 'major  Canadian oil chain' is interested  in a half-acre site in Sechelt for  a fully landscaped gas station  and convenience store, compatible   with   Sechelt's   nautical  motif, which would operate  from 6:30 a.m. until midnight.  The letter notes that "there will  be no storage or maintenance of  any mechanical apparatus on  the site."  "As usual when it comes to  Block 7," said Mayor Joyce  Kolibas, "I'm concerned that  it's going to be all chewed up in  some fashion other than what  we had approved in the plan we  had for the block." That conceptual plan shows stores with  proper access roads and parking  areas well laid out on the 'Comprehensive' zoned eight-acre  parcel. Such zoning does allow  the proposed use.  "We could end up with some  real aesthetic problems if we  allow a piecemeal approach to  the development of the property," said Alderman Short.  Added Village Clerk  Malcolm Shanks, "That is probably the most important piece  of vacant commercially zoned  land now on the Sunshine  Coast."  Council will request the applicant meet with the planning  committee and submit a proper,  more detailed proposal application.  Drop off your ^  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  |Adv��ntur�� Electronics  In Gibsons  until noon Saturday  "A Frl-ndly ������opl* Place"       y  1��    ._. Yv��*  GIBSONS  ptfiOBODy  AND PAINTING  ��� ICBC CLAIMS  ��� Complete collision  repairs and painting  ��� All makes & models  M^fS\  ��� FREE PRIVATE ESTIMATES  886-7276  INDUSTRIAL WAY, GIBSONS  Support the advertisers  who support  \s       5 X       _^4,  The independent voice on  the Sunshine Coast  "^  ?F  4*V%"


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