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Array .���Jh-^}..^.-..^.  LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings  VICTORIA, B.C.  V8V 1X4  85.4  **.'������  Close vote on issue  SCRD calls for  Gurney to  by Dianne Evans  In a suprise move at the Sunshine Coast Regional District  (SCRD) board meeting on  February 28, Area C Director,  Jon McRae made a motion calling for the resignation of board  chairman Jim Gurney, who is  also director of Area E.  "I get the feeling," said  Director McRae, "that the  chairman is dealing from the  bottom of the deck," referring  to the recent acquisition by the  SCRD of the Capilano College  building, and the controversial  handling of the street numbering system, which has been  discussed at length in two in-  camera meetings, despite objections from some board  members.  Area A Director Ian  Vaughan, who seconded the  motion, aired concerns he has  about the quality of government  emanating from the SCRD  ,'J3oard. "We were elected to supply good government, but we  see objections regularly  defeated. We are supposed to  have a consensus.  "It keeps happening," he  continued, "no matter how  many times a motion is  defeated, the chair comes back,  again and again. There is no excuse for having screaming matches. We are not supplying  good government.  "The chair has to be impartial...but it is hard to be impartial when you're involved in the  issues under discussion. Our  job, the one we were elected to  do, is to supply a reasonable,  good government for the Sunshine Coast. We are here to  meet the needs of the people  who elected us," Director  Vaughan added.  The motion was supported by  Gibsons representative, Director John Burnside, who said, "I  have lost confidence in the  chairman, who seems to have  lost his objectivity and  straightforwardness.  "I do believe that the chairman is a man of considerable  energy and intelligence who has  served the board well for a long  period of time, but I have never  sat on an organization as poorly  disciplined (as the SCRD  board). Staff members feel free  to make flip comments and  snide asides."  The Gibsons representative  continued, "Although I understand Director McGillivray's  concern over the possibility of  staff  bashing   that   prompted  For professional conduct  him to call, for the in-camera .  meetings   (to   discuss y street  numbering),   that  should  not  have been a reason for, secrecy.  It was because the chair ;is not  exercising control...We  didn't  trust   ourselves   to   have ; a  meeting in public because there ���:,  is inadequate control of debate y  from the chair."  "Democracy has taken quite  a kicking lately," Director  McRae said, who pointed out  that special requests are ignored  repeatedly, and that meetings  were held without notice oh im- <  portant issues, as was the case  with the purchase of the  Capilano College building.   ;  Mayor of Sechelt,  Director  Joyce   Kolibas   entered, the   .  discussion   by   expressing   her   *  concerns    over   the   street  numbering system.  "Doug Roy has not been here  to answer our questions or  criticisms. I don't understand  how these things happen."  Sechelt's mayor also questioned the fact that she and  Director Peggy Connor were  not advised of the street  numbering meeting held in the  afternoon of February 14.  Chairman Jim Gurney at this  point spoke up to defend his ac-  Please turn to page 16  More than 200 Beavers, Brownies, Guides, Scouts and Pathfinders joined together to celebrate their  third annual BP birthday party on February 17. Present were units from Gibsons to Pender Harbour, as  well as the men and women of the BP Guild and the Trefoil Guild. Birthday cake, flags and singing were  the order of the day as young and old shared food and fun. -jo��nwisonPh,.to  Letter from jobless instrumental  SCRD considers action  Roy earns plaudits  by Dianne Evans  "Not once has he risen to the  bait and he is to be commended  for his stand," said Director Ian  Vaughan speaking of Engineer  Doug Roy at the February 28  Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) meeting.  "He has never been unprofessional enough to go to the  press to respond to all the  criticism that has been heaped  upon him," continued Director  Vaughan.  Two letters were received by  the board from Roy Engineering Limited; the first, hand  delivered on February 11 (but  not received at the February 14  SCRD meeting, despite a PS requesting it be circulated to  board members) makes a proposal that the Roy company be  engaged to implement the  system of house numbering in  the area designated.  Roy says, "At completion,  the Regional District will have  only to inform all concerned of  their number. Lists relating tax  folio to legal description to address number will be prepared."  In his second letter, received  by the SCRD on February 27,  Roy refuted reports appearing  in both local newspapers in  which SCRD Planner Jim  Johnstone called the Roy  system "A lot numbering  system", and indicated that  some houses would have to  have their numbers changed if  the lots upon which they stand  should be sub-divided in the  future.  ; "I can state categorically that  the above statements are completely inaccurate," his letter  says.  "No one studying the manual  and map folios, with a view to  understanding and implementing the system, could make  (those) statements," the letter  continues.  Any number between Port  Mellon and Earls Cove can be  easily found "within three  minutes���manual reference  2.6-2.9". There may arise  reasons in the future to change a  number (manual reference  7.15), but this, according to the  letter, would appear to be the  exception rather than the rule.  Roy goes on to say that Planner Johnstone was involved in  drawing up the terms of  reference "with which the  system conforms", and makes  the point that "having made  such an investment and then  having doubts as to the  suitability of the product, the  consultant (Roy) would be called upon for explanation and  clarification."  In the meantime, Tom  Becker from Underwood  McLellan Limited has, by invitation, met with the board, as  reported in last week's Coast  News, and made criticism of the  Roy   system,    proposing   to  possibly  supplant   the  system  with his own.  Although the February 11. letter received by the SCRD from  Doug Roy (lacking the usual  Please turn to page 16  A letter which recently appeared in both local newspapers  was also received by Chairman  Jim Gurney of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District and  read at the February 28 board  meeting. The letter, from  George Herie of Gibsons, expresses his dissatisfaction with  the way the government is dealing with unemployment and  points out the real suffering endured by people who are  unemployed and consequently  on income assistance.  Although Mr. Herie has been  unemployed for a considerable  Ipngth of tifhe he still has good  .Ideas for, waysof creating work,  and his plea to the SCRD board  j was^for support and positive ac  tion for the unemployed.  Speaking in discussion,  Director John Burnside gave a  little background on the letter,  "It was written under great  emotional distress,. There is a  real degree of economic suffering all around us and I wonder  if it might not be possible to  reconsider the request we have  previously received to support  increased welfare rates.  "Both municipalities did so,"  said Director Burnside,  "although in a modified form.  We should display some compassion and understanding.  This is honest to God anguish  and I^wouid like to- see, the,  SCRD support the sort of  modified proposal which the  municipalities passed concern  ing an increase in welfare  rates."  Because the motion would  have to be drafted before the  board could vote upon it, Director Burnside gave notice of motion and it will be presented at  the next board meeting.  Chairman Gurney suggested  responding to the writer, pointing out that the new zoning  Bylaw 264, gives more flexibility  to people wishing to conduct  businesses in their own homes,  that SCEDS (Sunshine Coast  Employment Development  Society) is presently drawing up  a plan to develop employment  an thearea^ajid that the.board's  support of the Economic  Development Commission does  give support  Sechelts push on  for independence  by Dianne Evans  Eileen Jorgens winner of the Salmon Shark Lottery Derby early  draw February 10 collects the main prize; a $1,000 bill from  Richard Tomkies of the Sunshine Coast Tourist Association.  ���Ni^ilWConwav photo  "Fish-farming wonh create jobsv  Chief Stan Dixon and Sechelt  Indian Band (SIB) will be  meeting with Owen Anderson,  regional director-general, B.C.  of Constitutional Affairs on  Tuesday, March 5 to, in  Dixon's words, "Get the whole  thing (self-government) plans  back on track".  The SIB self-government  plan has been sitting in the  department of justice since  January 9, according to Dixon,  who has received a letter from  Bruce Rawson, deputy minister  of Indian Affairs, announcing  the formation of a committee to  help develop the proposal.  Dixon sees this as a stalling  tactic.   The  SIB  has  already  spent a great deal of time  developing their proposal and  members of the Band have  visited Ottawa to discuss additions to the legislation package.  The new committee proposed  by Rawson will be composed of  assistant deputy ministers,  chaired by Clovis Demers, and  will receive reports from a  federal team led by Audrey  Doerr, director, constitutional  affairs, in Ottawa and Dr.  Owen Anderson.  The agenda for the first  meeting between the SIB and  Dr. Anderson will include a  review of the contents of enabling legislation (including the  Sechelt Constitution) and a  workplan of subjects requiring  further attention.  UFAWU wants moratorium  by Neville Conway  President of the combined hospital auxiliaries, Betty Laidlaw  presents a token cheque to hospital administrator, Nick Vucurevich  and director of nursing, Wendy Hunt on behalf of the organization  which is donating $70,000, along with $9,000 from the Gibsons  branch and $500 from Roberts Creek. (See story page 5).  ���Dianne Evans photo  Geoff Meggs of the United  Fishermen and Allied Workers  Union, and editor of the  union's paper The Fisherman  called for a complete moratorim  on aquaculture in his address to  the Sunshine Coast Employment Development Society's  forum on aquaculture held in  Sechelt last Tuesday evening.  Meggs was speaking for the  UFAWU on a resolution agreed  upon by union delegates at a recent convention held in Vancouver.  The latest resolution proposed by Gibsons local #21, calls  for a moratorium on all further  development of aquaculture or  salmon farming until it can be  guaranteed that: fish farming  stays out of the hands of the  major corporations and banks;  no undue pressure is put on the  wild stocks of salmon eggs  needed for spawning; the  salmon enhancement program  for wild stock development is  fully implemented; aquaculture  in no way is used as a trade-off  or as a cover-up for the loss of  salmon habitat and there be no  move to ocean ranching.  "A lot of promises that have  been made in the Coast News  and other publications are a  hoax," said Meggs.  "Aquaculture will never be a  good employer," he added,  citing statistics from a recent  B.C. Science Council study. "It  requires the equivalent of 20  tons of salmon production a  year to support one person year  of employment. We can potentially employ 160 people coast  wide, but we'll be doing really  well to get 80 jobs," he added.  "And what will be the total  value of public subsidies required to maintain these jobs?"  queried Meggs. "Will we be  fostering a group of latter day  corporate welfare bums?" he  added. "It is a pipe dream to  think that a small business has a  hope, given present market  situation and investment required."  A fish farmer who has sold  his home in order to start his  own fish farming venture later  objected to the term 'welfare  bum'. Mr. Meggs said he did  not wish to offend the small  businessman who had invested  his own capital to finance his  operation.  "I wish you good luck," said  Meggs, "but the market is not  set up for small businesses to  compete." He said, "You'll  meet the big guys out there and  they play for keeps." Meggs  mentioned that at least 30 firms  have indicated an interest in  salmon farming in B.C. in the  last two months according to  provincial officials. Large investors are now appearing like  the Rockefellers who have a 20  per cent interest in Ibec Inc., a  firm that has taken a permit for  a farm near Port Hardy.  Meggs also passed on a quote  from local fish farmer Brad  Hope. "You really have to have  $300,000 to give away before  you can get into fish farming."  Brad Hope was also quoted in a  recent article in The Fisherman.  "Fish farming never was a  possibility for a cottage industry level unless much larger  gruops were involved," Hope  said. "Even in Norway small  operations are backed by large  firms with big capital and international connections."  Meggs also mentioned the  possibility that there may have  to be radical changes like the  abolishing of common property  rights to develop aquaculture.  "There shouldn't be any  changes in property rights until  all aspects are explored," said  Meggs who also broached the  potentially controversial issue of  leases being given out for  aboriginal land.  "We should all see the need  for a moratorium," he concluded.  Deborah Turnbull, a director  on the international consulting  firm Envirocon Limited and  editor of the Canadian  Aquaculture Bulletin was also  on hand at Tuesday's forum  Please turn to page 16 Coast News, March 4,1985  There may be some cautionary value in the cold water  dashed on the future of aquaculture at last week's  aquaculture forum by Geoff Meggs, editor of The Fisherman and a member of UFAWU but it is unlikely that his  call for a moratorium will find many supporters outside  his own union.  Meggs is almost certainly right to remind us that there  are many difficulties involved in fish farming. We  remember June Hope of Tidal Rush Marine Farms mentioning an aquaculture conference where her husband was  talking of markets and she of diseases and problems.  "They tended to put down their pencils when I started to  talk about the many problems in getting a fish farm  going," said Ms Hope.  Meggs is also probably right when he sees more job opportunities being found in salmon enhancement programs  than in fish farming.  Be that as it may, call for a moratorium seems shortsighted and negative. Canada is already far behind other  countries in the development of a fish farming industry  and a moratorium could accomplish little but widening the  gap.  If we get into a situation where we are arguing fish  farming or salmon enhancement as either-or propositions  we will be doing ourselves a disservice. Vigorous support  for small stream salmon enhancement is compatible with a  vigorous aquaculture industry. Not to pursue both policies  is to shortchange our future.  Despite the UFAWU call for a moratorium, it seems  certain that fish farming has a role to play in the economic  future of the Sunshine Coast. It is possible Mr. Meggs, to  reconcile support for the development of aquaculture with  a clear call for small-stream salmon enhancement, possibly  utilizing fishermen misplaced for the time being from the  industry.  The Coast News, which was singled out by Meggs for  pushing aquaculture, was also calling for salmon enhancement more than a year ago, considerably before the matter  came to Mrs. Meggs' attention.  We, of course, nonetheless welcome his commitment to  salmon enhancement, however belated and despite the unnecessary exclusivity of approach he seems to be insisting  on.  John Burnside  ..Atom the files of ihe COAST NEWS  5 YEARS AGO  Reg Romero, 59, known with great affection to  millions of fans of CBC's "The Beachcombers" as the  poetic Irish scoundrel and sometime garbage collector  "McLoskey" died this week on set as shooting commenced for the ninth season of the popular television  series.  10 YEARS AGO  Sechelt alderman Norn Watson announces that he  has received approval from the National Second Century Fund to go ahead with a waterfowl refuge in the  vicinity of Porpoise Bay.  J. Ronald Longstaffe, executive vice-president of  Canadian Forest Products, said in Port Mellon last  week that he was wary of Gibsons expansion plans. He  stated that Port Mellon would probably end up paying  more for services already being provided.  15 YEARS AGO  Dry weather has caused three fires as the result of  householders trying to burn unwanted dead grass.  A Centennial year project to build a combined library  museum building in Gibsons has been suggested.  The Canada Department of Labour reports average  wage settlements for 1969 were 7.9 per cent.  20 YEARS AGO  The school board announces it is not considering  moving its offices out of Gibsons.  An area six-man committee searching for a garbage  dump plus a collection service continues to plod along  without much success.  C.P. Ballentine asks that Brothers Memorial Park be included in an area Centennial project.  25 YEARS AGO  Ferry stoppages up to three days in Jervis Inlet has  caused considerable disruption to Powell River traffic.  Strontium 90 was the subject of discussion by  visiting speakers of the Women's Committee on Radiation Hazards.  30 YEARS AGO  Roberts Creek Community Assocation calls a public  meeting in Gibsons to discuss the condition of roads.  School parties and incidents connected with them  are a subject of discussion between school board and  parents.  35 YEARS AGO  Gordon King will take over the management of Gibsons Elphinstone Co-op store.  The British Columbia Power Commission has called  for tenders to install a 2000 horsepower turbine at  Clowholm.  The Sunshine  Ml  CO PUBLISHERS ADVERTISING  John Burnside M.M. Vaughan       J. Fred Duncan      Pat Johnson  EDITORIAL TYPESETTING  Neville Conway Dianne Evans Zandra Jackson  Anne Thomsen  Pat Tripp  PRODUCTION  Fran Burnside  DISTRIBUTION  Steve Carroll  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 Regis'tration 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 Girl Guides have long been active on the Sunshine Coast The  first Sechelt Brownie Pack was formed in 1948, with Miss Elsie Tanner as Brown Owl, and is still active today. This picture, taken in  March 1950, shows the Pack receiving awards from the post office  for a project they had done under the direction of Mrs. Betty  Williams, their Guider. Sechelt Postmaster R.S. Hackett presented  engravings of early mail coaches to six of the girls. The handsome  wooden toadstool, used by the Pack today after 36 years, was made  by Archie Williams.  Tyner Talk  The medicare dilemma  by James H. Tyner  With the introduction of  medicare our health has greatly  improved. No longer do we see  any number of people experiencing poor health because they  cannot afford to see a doctor or  stay in a hospital. The worry of  being able to provide health services for one's family has been  removed. There is no question  that health services have beeri  advanced and expanded sinc^  the introduction of medicare*!  yet there are many who do not  seem particularly happy or  satisfied, in fact there seems to  be considerable dissatisfaction.  The medical profession does  not seem very happy, why in  some parts of the country we  have seen doctors threatening to  strike while others have  demanded the right to extra bill  indicating that medicare does  not provide an adequate income. This has surprised us as  from Income Tax Statistics we  see that the incomes of the  medical profession are among  the highest professional incomes  in the country. Today many  members of the medical profession are considered important  sources of investment capital by  the financial community.  The provincial governments  are not happy and one gets the  impression that they would like  to find some way to reduce fees.  There is no question that  governments, confronted with  falling revenues, face serious  difficulties in their efforts to  maintain services but reducing  the funding of vital services will  not help. In addition the provincial governments must adhere to  federal policy if they are to  receive federal funding. They  are caught in a dilemma: they  wish to maintain medicare but  want to cut the cost.  The general public appears  reasonably satisfied although  there are those who complain  that it costs too much, that they  are never sick and yet-pay a high  premium.  The uncertainty of the whole  thing has many of us worried.  Can we afford it or can't we?  Can we depend on it or is it to  be taken away? Mulroney has  said that medicare is a sacred  trust but the cost is high and going higher and the federal  government is talking about  cutting back.  A system stabilized and under  control is required.  According to report, one of  the founders of the present  system of medicare, dismayed  by the financial demands placed  upon it, has recommended its  complete abandonment replacing it with a form of disaster insurance wherein the poor and  the elderly would be looked  after as at present and for the  rest provide insurance coverage  for claims only in excess of  $1,000. Under such a system  normal visits to a doctor, less  expensive surgery, and other  treatment would not be  covered.  Others have proposed that all  doctors be placed on salary and  so eliminate rising fees.  The first seems a little extreme as it would not provide  for those wanting more extensive coverage while the other  would probably not work for  various reasons - the most important being that the medical  profession would not put up  with it, or if it did, would  replace rising fees with  skyrocketing salaries.  Perhaps a solution to the problem might be a graduated  system of medical insurance  wherein the poor and the elderly  would continue to receive  medical attention as at present  and the others receive coverage  in accordance with their desires.  Those desiring full and com  plete coverage would pay a  substantial premium while those  desiring less coverage would pay  a smaller premium determined  by the deductible amount anywhere from $100 to $1,000. This  would give the people some  choice and at the same time permit the doctors to bill the patient directly where the fee fell  within the deductible amount.  Such a system should provide  adequate coverage and bring  about more effective cost control. It should be more satisfactory provided the federal and  provincial governments could  agree on the matter.  Most Like An Arch  This Marriage  Most like an arch���an entrance which upholds  and shores the stone-crush up the air like lace.  Mass made idea, and idea held in place.  A lock in time. Inside half-heaven unfolds.  Most like an arch���two weaknesses that lean  into a strength. Two fallings become firm.  Two joined abeyances become a term  naming the fact that teaches fact fo mean.  Not quite that? Not much less. World as it is,  what's strong and separate falters. All I do  at piling stone on stone apart from you  is roofless around nothing. Till we kiss  I am no more than upright and unset.  It is by falling in and in we make  the all-hearing point, for one another's sake,  in faultless failing, raised by our own weight.  John Ciardi  Maryanne's    viewpoint  Union presence a factor  by Maryanne West  So Bill Bennett has been  reading lacocca's autobiography too!  It would seem to me he's  skipped- the important parts,  but we all tend to latch onto the  ideas to which we can relate personally and avoid those which  make us uncomfortable. One of  the first things Lee lacocca did  after taking on the ailing  Chrysler Corporation was to invite the president of the union  to sit on the board of directors.  Although this isn't an  unusual procedure in Europe  and is standard in Japan, it  seems to have been the first time  a representative of labour sat on  the board of a major American  corporation, though the unions  had been asking for representation for years.  As lacocca describes it, "The  business community went wild!  They said, 'You can't do that!  You're putting the fox into the  henhouse. You've lost your  mind.'"  "Why," asks lacocca, "is it  alright to have bankers on the  board when you owe them 100  million but not a worker? Why  is it alright to have suppliers on  the board? Isn't that a conflict  of interest? The problem is that  the average American business  manager is a prisoner of  ideology. He still believes that  labour has to be the natural  mortal enemy of the manager.  That's obsolete thinking. I want  labour to understand the inner  workings of the company. The  old days are gone for good.  America's economic future  depends upon increased cooperation among government,  union and management.  "I put Doug Fraser on our  board because I knew he could  make a special contribution.  He's smart, he's politically savvy and he says what he thinks.  As a board member Doug  found out first hand what was  going on at Chrysler from the  perspective of management. He  learned how our suppliers con  tributed and that our turnaround wasn't only due to the  workers. He learned that our  profit and loss statements were  real and that profit wasn't a dirty word.  "He's had an enormous effect. When there is a plant closing he advises us on how to  minimize the dislocation and  the suffering that go with it.  He's chairman of our public  policy committee and also on  the health care committee. I'm  very glad I put Doug Fraser on  the board, because he's first  class. I'd put him on any board  I was on. He's that good. He  knows how to negotiate. He  knows how to compromise. He  knows the difference between a  good deal and a bad deal.  "It wasn't of course only  management who objected to  Fraser being on the board of  directors. Plenty of union guys  were against it too. They were  afraid that Fraser being on the  board might compromise their  leadership ability to extract the  last drop of blood out of the.  turnip. All their lives they've.  had an attitude to get all you.  can because management will  never do anything for the good:;  of the worker unless it is ex-:;  tracted with violence or bloody-  shed. ;  "For this kind of thinking to>  change, you need to have'  reasonable men on both sides ���  who can discuss the concept of '���-.  sharing profits only when we';  have some to share and wage in- ���';  creases only when we have im- '���;  proved productivity.  "Maybe that's a concept-  whose time has not yet corned  But it will have to come,';  because if we continue to slug il;  out and fight each other for a?  bigger piece of the pie when all ������  the while that pie is getting i  smaller, the Japanese will con- =  tinue to have us for lunch."     j  Although we don't make cars \  in B.C., it seems to me that;  lacocca's message is pertinent  here. Let's hope our premier is  getting that message too. Coast News, March 4,1985  Editor:  ; The education system in  ���British Columbia is presently  ��� under constant attack both as  )an asset and as a liability. An  ; asset as a reflection of our  ; values and the future role of  istudents as contributing  ; citizens; a liability as a reflection  ; of our concern over the cost of  ���the system. The latter requires  fair,  reasonable,  and decisive  -consideration.  : We are amid a great verbal  ;and printed exchange between  ;the proponents of restrained  ;and restricted delivery of educational services, and those of the  ;opposite view who seek, at the  ���least, the present level of pro  grams and services, and at the  most, further enhancement of a  system that they consider to be  in jeopardy. We are seeing the  initial salvos of government intent, drawing the return fire of  school board's concern and  frustration. Hunkered down  amid the cross-fire are the  beleaguered taxpayers and  voters who give to one side its  provincial mandate, and the  other their local political base;  and who give both sides the  money to do the job of  educating the future taxpayers  and voters.  It would appear to bejthe  time to choose sides, to further  the divisiveness and rancor. But  is such a choice necessary? Surely the furor over one half of one  per cent of the provincial  budget is not worth the chaos of  the present confrontation. Inevitably there will be a solution,  imposed or compromised.  The Sunshine Coast Solidarity Coalition suggests, in broad  terms,   consideration   of   the  following in arriving at the solution: maintain existing provin-^  cial funding, including an inflation  factor,  as  requested by  local school boards, until long ^  term policies are determined,  and the public is aware of that V  determination; return to local y  school boards the autonomy to  make fiscal decisions; maintain "V  provincial educational funding  Working mother appalled  .; Editor:  '-��� I was appalled to read the letter in last week's Coast News  ���rfrom Anne Miles, Gibsons, in  "J which she attempts to point out  'j that women who choose to stay  jhome and raise children without  ja possibly "oppressive" relationship with a man, are productive and are working. I  ;i assume by working she means  ;'staying home and raising her  ^children and being paid to do so  ^���by the Department of Human  ^.Resources.  ", There are many women who  ' hold down a job and also create  homes for their children and  ' who do not rely on the largesse  of the government which Ms  Miles seems to feel is due her as  a "working" mother.  The welfare system was not  set up to provide a living for  women who choose to have  children without considering the  financial responsibilities which  go along with raising those  children. It was set up as short  term aid for those persons who  are in desperate straits and those  who are too handicapped or  disabled to be able to work.  Ms Miles is either supremely  ignorant or arrogant in thinking  she has the right to raise her  family without the responsibility of earning a living. As a  worker (and a single mother) I  do not particularly care to support her and her children. I'm  sure there are many other taxpayers around who feel that  society does not owe a living to  women because they choose to  not work and have children. I  resent her attitude which seems  to be that welfare is there to  provide for her and her  children, ad infinitum. She  states that even if "excellent free  daycare" was provided by the  Skookum  ...Update  Mark Guignard says...  Remember not to  mix Scotch and Skoda.     Thanks Fred.  1977 CHEVETTE  One Owner - Lady Driven only  48.000 miles. Automatic trans. Ideal  commuter.  SKOOKUM DEAL     $2595  Tne surprising Skodas are moving  well���many fresh trades in!  1974 BUICK CENTURY  4 door family car that runs well,  automatic, power steering and  brakes.  SKOOKUM DEAL     $1495  Choose among VW Beetles, import  pickups, full size pickups and  more...  * Our SERVICE DEPT.  guarantees your satisfaction.  ��� Rate S30 hr.  * Includes Valet Service  ��� Courtesy Wash  Skookum wants your business!  SKOOKUM  AUTO  HOTLINE  885-7512  Dealer 7381  ^   The Fast growing little dealer!  government   she   would   still  choose to stay home.  What are the long term effects of raising children on  welfare? Has Ms Miles not  heard of the welfare syndrome  in which the children of those  who choose to live on welfare  very often themselves become  welfare recipients when they  reach adulthood? This creates a  further burden on society. Let  these children have a working,  Area E pleased  productive   role   model   as   a  parent.  I would more than support  Ms Miles' decision to stay home  and raise her children if she was  not doing so at the expense of  every taxpayer in the province.  Get your family out of the  public trough Ms Miles and  then you can truly say that you  are raising your children  yourself.  Margaret Webb  Sechelt  Editor:  It was with pleasure that I  read in the Coast News that  Gibsons now has an Electors'  Association, and with such an  impressive slate of officers!  May we wish you every success in your future endeavours  - go for it Gibsons Ratepayers  - what have you got to lose but  apathy.  An association is like a chain,  "only as strong as its weakest  link", and that link is membership. We are willing to do the  work but we need ideas and  support from the people we  represent.  You don't know what an  electors' association is all  about? We'd be glad to share  our experiences with you at  Area E's next meeting on  March -13. at Cedar : Grove  school, 7:30 p.m. Aside from  regular business the Coast  Crime Stoppers will be there to  tell us what it's all about and  because we wholeheartedly support the program, we hope to  raise a few dollars for them.  In April our agenda features  Art McPhee to explain the PEP  program. In the future we hope  to include such features as so-_  meone from the EHS service  advising us on what to do 'til  the ambulance arrives.  Associations are a non-  political watchdog trying to  bring the public taxpayer up-to-  date on issues or what's going  on in their corner of the world.  Don't you think 10 nights of  your time per year is worth  helping your local associations  to function successfully? We  welcome your input, suggestions and discussion.  Here's to a successful start  for 1985. :._:.v:.;-irj  Joan Mahlman; President  ������' ( Elphinstone  Electors' Association  Abortion film here  Editor:  Several weeks ago, a letter  appeared in the Coast News,  describing a film which depicts,  through ultrasound, the actual  abortion of a 12 week old fetus.  The letter was followed by a  thoughtful "Musings" column  and some interesting correspondence.  The letter is to inform readers  that the film in question "The  Silent Scream" narrated by ex-  abortionist Doctor Bernard  Nathenson, will be shown at a  public meeting in Roberts Creek  elementary school on Monday,  March 11 at 8 p.m.  Films depicting the horrors of  the Nazi holocaust and of the  potential effects of a nuclear  war have done much to sensitize  the public to these issues.  "The Silent Scream" is the  first opportunity to view the  abortion issue from the perspective of the victim���the unborn  child. Whatever our position on  abortion, the viewing of this  film is an essential part of our  education on the issue.  All are welcome. Discussion  will follow the showing of the  film.  Margaret Fraser  President  Christians for Life  Davis Bay  Clinic is grateful  Editor:  On behalf of the physicians  and staff of the Gibsons  Medical Clinic we wish to extend sincere thanks to the local  Kinsmen organization for their  recent presentation of a cardiac-  monitor defibrillator to the  clinic, for use in providing  enhanced emergency care to the  people of Gibsons and district.  We also want to acknowledge  the generous community support which made the presentation possible.  We appreciate the motivation  and dedication by all concerned  that went into this worthy project.  An open house will be held  March 23, 1985 between 1 and 3  p.m. to which the public is cordially invited for viewing and  demonstration of the new  equipment.  Our thanks again for a job  well done.  Gibsons Clinic  Drop oft your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Books & Stuff  Secneii  until noon i^t1'>r_��*y  '���A FrtanKy PBOpla Ftacai"  A FORUM ON  FORESTRY  What has been happening  and where are the new opportunities?  With guest speakers from business,  government, and labour.  Tuesday, March S  8 p.m.  Senior Citizens9 HalL Sechelt  at a level at least comparable to  the Canadian provincial  average; make the source of  educational funding a provincial obligation in order to  eliminate possible financial,  geographic, demographic and  other inequities to be found  among the school districts of  the province; redirect a fair  share of new tax revenues to  education; tighten the Assessment Act to bring a greater  equity to property taxation and  give education its share of the  additional funds; give education, which is a long-term investment in people, its deserving  priority Vover   capita^ expen-  vestments in things.  Given the above, and more,  the question then will be  ���whether the people of British  Columbia will have an educational philosophy and system  that will provide equally and  equitably for all, and fulfill this  taxpaying. generation's obligation to the next.  Solidarity Coalition  Editor:  Last week my daughter's  small pet goat was savagely killed and partially eaten by a pack  of dogs. This is only one of  many recent incidents in  Roberts Creek where livestock  has been destroyed.  I know there are many  responsible dog owners; everyday I see people trying to take  their leashed dogs for a walk,  only to be harassed by all the  other dogs on the loose.  I have spoken with a number  of people who are afraid to go  for a walk without a stick or a  pocket full of rocks to scare  away dogs.  There have also been a  number of large dog fights that  I have witnessed. During these  fights the dogs get but of con-'  trol; what would happen if a  small child got too close to this  pack? I shudder to even think of  the outcome.  I hope we don't have to wait  for one of our children to be  mauled before anything will be  done about the dog situation in  Roberts Creek!  Mary Braun  Roberts Creek  Don't Forget=  Get off oil heat and onto ",  wood heat before March 31, ~  1985. The C.O.S.P. Grant :_\  may cover up to $800 IN ��� ���  EQUIPMENT & INSTALLA- 1"  TION COSTS! _  Phone us today for details _  or drop in and see our large ��  selection of wood heaters and ���  accessories.  .BUILDING/  SUPPLIES/  FRANCIS PENINSULA  PLACE ��  HWY 101   PENDER HARBOUR   883-9551*  I PRICE  BUSTERS 1  We're busting out front with Best-Built  North American Quality and our best  Price Busters Deals.  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It was the first marriage to  take place between residents of the village in its 12 years of opera  tion.  -Dianne Evans photo  George    in    Gibsons  Birthday greeting  by George Cooper, 886-8520  Greetings to nonagenarian  Dan Wells of Beach Avenue,  Roberts Creek. This Friday,  March 8, Dan will be 96. Best  wishes to Dan and wife Kay  from all their friends.  Mary Willoughby, winner of  the grand aggregate award last  fall in the Sechelt Garden Show,  now offers her horticultural expertise to the public in her  florist shop in Sunnycrest Mall.  Like her home gardens on  Stewart Road, the shop will be  called the Green Scene.  Margaret and John Kitson  whose parents reside on Henry  Road and who attended Gibsons elementary in the 1970's,  have continued their post-  secondary education in the  United States.  Margaret graduated last year  from Lewis and Clark College  in Portland, Oregon. Her major  in art history embraced a wide  field of study.  John is in his second year of  arts and science at the University of Washington, Seattle. He  will apply for entrance to their  engineering school this year.  John trains with the varsity  rowing crews of eights and  pairs.  Their mother Sheila is the  jovial dispenser of chocolates  and ice cream cones in her Truffles candy store in lower Gib  sons. You may have purchased  several of the 1000 cones she  sells each week in the summer or  tasted her superb chocolates.  Have you filled out your  questionnaire on the recycling  of garbage on the Sunshine  Coast? The container for Gibsons folk to drop the questionnaires in can be found near the  empty carton bin at Super Valu.  Look carefully for it - it may get  covered over with empty cartons.  Two Calgary firms have used  old paper or bottles in their products. Recycled paper is used in  the manufacture of composition  shingles, and recycled white  bottles ground to small bead  size form an integral part of a  product used as a reflecting centre strip on asphalt roads.  A further observation on  recycling: compost brings rats  avisiting. Yes it does. Don't be  squeamish, set traps in your  covered compost bins. You will  soon have proof your bins  aren't rat proof after all.  Reports of sea monster  sightings in Gibsons harbour  and adjacent water just before  daybreak last Saturday proved  false.  Certainly there was a great  deal of scurrying about at first  light as the RCMP fishing derby  got underway. It is thought this  led to the sea monster reports.  ^RllSiiKiiKrlili  Cmf_f^Bs  by Jeanie Parker, 886-3973  The regional board is considering recycling as part of our  garbage disposal service. We  would be asked to separate  glass, metal, and newspapers  from our other garbage and put  only the recyclable garbage out  on specified pickup days.  It means a little extra hassle  tying up newspapers, etc. and  we'd have to remember that  every other week, every third  week, or one week in four, we  put out only our recyclables,  not our normal garbage.  But not only is recycling  desirable from an environmental standpoint, it saves money!  It means less garbage to take to  the dump so less landfill costs.  There is a saving on time and  distance in pickup costs as there  are depots in both Gibsons and  Sechelt. The SCRD would  qualify for grants for recycling.  And the money received for  recyclable materials would offset transportation and disposal  costs overall.  If the decision is made to implement recycling you don't  have to participate, but on the  designated day, only recyclable  resources will be picked up so  you'd have to save your un-  sorted garbage until the next  week. The program would be  tried on a one-year basis to  judge its success.  The decision to implement  recycling will be based on your  response. Questionnaires are  available at the Roberts Creek  post office if you haven't yet  filled one out. They're to be  returned to Seaview Market,  Super Valu, or Shop Easy by  this Friday, March 8, so don't  delay.  BINGO CANCELLED  Sad to say, the Roberts Creek  Legion Ladies' Auxiliary had to  cancel Saturday afternoon  bingo because of lack of interest. The LA reminds  members that dues must be paid  by the meeting tonight (Monday) or they will lose their good  standing.  SWAP MONTHLY  Somebody asked if the Swap  Meet at the Roberts Creek  Community Hall will be held  every week. No, the plan is to  hold them once a month, the  third weekend to be precise.  ST. PAT'S DANCE  Get your tickets now for the  Roberts Creek Parents' Auxiliary's St. Patrick's Day Dance  at the Community Hall Saturday, March 16. Music is by  "Used Guys" and there's a  potluck dinner beforehand.  Tickets are only $2.50 per  person, $5 per couple (tell  Nicole Parton there's no  discrimination against singles in  Roberts Creek) at Seaview  Market. It's a bargain price  because   "Used   Guys"   are  Area    C    Soundings  i  Save the Children  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  Sylvia Duff, who began the  Save the Children group in our  area, phoned to clear up all the  misinformation in the last column. Seems the group meets on  the third Tuesday of every  month, so it will be 1 p.m. on  March 4 at Lauralee Sollie's.  The money they raise has  gone to a TB control clinic in  Ultamaranio, Southern Mexico.  This clinic is run by Doctor  Steven Grey of UBC, who is  operating a five year program,  dealing mainly with refugees  from Central America.  SPRING TEA  A spring tea and open house  will be held in conjunction with  the library book sale, March 10  from 2 to 4 p.m. Come in and  have a "cuppa" while you  browse and buy.  A reminder also that  memberships in the library are  now due. It's $3 per family, $2  per adult and $1 per child. This  permits full use of the library  and gives voting privileges at the  Community Association  meetings for a year. Books can  be kept three weeks now but  there will be a charge of 25 cents  per book per week on overdue  books.  REMINDERS  Reminders also that the  Timber Trails Riding Club  meets March 6 at 7:30 p.m in  Roberts Creek elementary  school. Membership fees are  due now. New members are  welcome.  The Sunshine Coast Motor-  cross Club meets March 4 at  7:30 p.m. in Sechelt elementary  school.  The annual meeting of the  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Community Association is on March  11 at 7:30 in the Hall and will  feature a member of Crime  Stoppers.  Pep talk possible  "Come Alive In '85". This is  a theme used by Neil Godin and  Bill Gibsons as a pep talk to  business people.  Since their last very successful  appearance here they have given  lectures to 75,000 Canadians  from the Sunshine Coast to  Newfoundland.  If enough people are interested, we could bring their  business promotion show to the  Sunshine Coast on April 1.  The "Economic Profile of  the Sunshine Coast" is now  available at a cost of $20 each.  Should mailing be necessary an  extra $2.28 will be added.  Please call Helen or Oddvin  at the Economic Development  Commission office 885-4101 if  you want them back.  donating their services.  How  about supporting the Parents'  Auxiliary too?  WOMEN'S DAY  What are you doing to  celebrate International  Women's Day this Friday,  March 8? Don't forget the films  and potluck dinner at Roberts  Creek elementary. Phone Continuing Education at 886-8841.  TELL-TALE TAIL  If you see Britt Varcoe  proudly sporting a new bow tie,  don't get too close. The two  fishtails tied together were  presented to him at his seventh  annual New Year's party on  February 23 and they're probably pretty high by now!  An 80 hour St. John Ambulance Course, leading to  examination by the Worker's  Compensation Board in Industrial First Aid, will be offered daily from March 11 to  March 25 (excluding Saturdays and Sundays).  Instructor: Ken Michael  Course Fee: $250.00  Register by March 7 at  886-9478.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Saavlaw Market  Roberts Creek  until noon Saturday  "A rrfnOt* l����opl�� PMto*"  ^������������������������EM-n-H-H-M-MHB  mmrm^mm**wm%mm*mmvrm*m**rm���^wm**Tf9M  Annual  v:": Sail*'  <.     ���>        .-   s  >^ ������  Kitchen & Bathroom Cabinets  Feb. - March 1985  SUNSHINE KITCHENS   -   Gibsons   ���   8869411  Showroom - Hwy 101 & Pratt Road  Perm  Sale  25 OFF  Starts Monday  Is UNISEX  -^ Sunnycrest Mall,  Gibsons  Phone   880-7016  For Appointments  "Buckle Up  Baby"  Rent an infant carseat  for your baby  $45 Deposit  (ask about our installment plan)  $15 Refund on return  For 9 months  Phone  885-5881  Sponsored by Community Services  &  9  i___H_  Ring Repair Event  Is the  centre stone  secure?  Are the side  stones loose?  Are the  claws worn  thin?  Is the shank  worn thin?  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Sunnycrest Centre, Gibsons  886-2023     OKH  MastefCorf Coast News, March 4,1985  5,  Baha'i children play the Hat Game at a Saturday celebration above  Ken's Lucky Dollar store. -Neviiieconwiy photo  Hospital Auxiliary  If you weren't at the Legion  Hall at  11  a.m. Wednesday,  February 22,  for the annual  Brown   Bag   Luncheon,   you  missed   a   time   of   fun,  fellowship,   appreciation,   inspiration   and   challenge.   We  have several guests and Pauline  Lamb   made   personalized  favours for each of them. We  are grateful to the Legion for  setting  up the  hall,  and  to  Thelma   Macdonald   for   the  lovely centrepieces. Guy Lewall,  chairman   of   the   board   of  hospital trustees paid tribute to  the volunteers who man the  various services to the hospital  and to Mary Macdonald, our  retiring volunteer director, and  welcome Vivian Tepoorten, our  new volunteer director. Wendy  Hunt, director of nursing, introduced   Mrs.   Jeanette   McBain,  our new in-service coordinator. Jeanette comes to us  with so many qualifications, we  wondered how she had chosen  the lovely Sunshine Coast. The  answer is simple - her husband  was posted  here in his job!  Jeanette is an obstetric expert  and arrives  as the new and  wonderfully   exciting   birthing  bed arrives,  provided by the  Gibsons branch of the auxiliary.  Mr.   Vucurevich,   our   administrator encouraged us. He  told of the co-operative attitude  shown by staff, board members  and volunteers in maintaining  the standard of care. He also  spoke seriously to us about the  high cost of self-inflicted health  problems; meaning, of course,  smoking,   drinking,   sports  medicine, automobile accidents  due to carelessness.  He even  reminded us that in the future,  like it or not, we are going to be  faced   with   the   subject   of  euthanasia;   the   care   of  the  elderly, the physically and mentally   handicapped.   The  very  idea of having to face these...  issues is frightening. He asked if  we who are in good health now,  are doing our best to maintain a  high   standard   of   personal  health care in our diet, our exercise, and our forms of relaxation.   Hospital  costs escalate,  not   only   because  equipment  costs    more,    and    more  sophisticated   equipment   is  necessary, but also because we  expect more and more of our  hospitals.    Financially,   St.  Mary's was in a surplus position  in 1983-84, which was carried  over to 1984-85, but now there  is no extra cumulative fund.  The board, the administration  and the staff have some very  tough areas with which to wrestle, and Mr. Vucurevich asked  us to keep up our good work. If  any one other than a volunteer  is reading this, we can use you.  Dr. Esty, chief of staff, said  he thought he'd be meeting with  a few volunteers, not a room  full of us. He told us the auxiliary work and generosity in  providing the 'over and above'  equipment, was one reason he is  practising here today; that this  is a choice area; that many of  the   doctors   have   practised  elsewhere and find they can  practise medicine here in a satisfying  way.  We  are a  small  hospital, but so well equipped,  he is able to have continuity  with his patients, rather than  having to send them away for  tests,   etc.   He  expressed  the  delight of all the doctors with  the new birthing bed. It is expected the using public will be  even more delighted.  Reverend Neil Parker of  Bethel Baptist Church, Sechelt,  spoke to us on a subject close to  our hearts - hospital visitation.  He impressed upon us persistence, faithfulness and  resourcefulness in our visiting.  Hard on the heels of the  Brown Bag Luncheon, the executive council of the auxiliary  met on February 26 and the six  branches reported that  unanimously less one negative  vote, it was agreed to make  available to the hospital for the  1985. Capital Expenditure  Budget, the'sum of $70,000,  plus $9,000 for the birthing bed  (Gibsons) and $500 for additional ECU tables (Roberts  Creek).  Benefit pledges of $185 were  turned over to the RCMP  following their hockey game  with the Oldtimers. All proceeds are for the hospital. A  spoon was given our New  Year's baby, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. P. Hales. The engraving was donated by Nova'  Jewellers.  Roberts Creek branch profited from a visit and message  from Fran Ovens of the Canadian Cancer clinic on the subject of breast cancer. The more  aware we are, the better able we  are to maintain our personal  health standard. Members are  reminded of important matters  to be discussed at Roberts  Creek's 11 a.m. March 11  meeting.  Hovercraft stalled  Due in part to a devaluation  of the peso, Mexican owners of  the hovermarine vessels which  used to ply the Vancouver-  Nanaimo run, have agreed to  give the vessel operators, Seaspeed Company of Vancouver,  first option to buy the craft.  Seaspeed president Jim Yates  told the Coast News that the  three hovermarines are tied up  at the Lynwood Marina with  crews working elsewhere for the  time   being.  Yates said that reports of a  $1.4 million debt are true but efforts are still being made by the  company to buy the boats  worth in the neighbourhood of  $2 million each.  "With potential equity of $6  million in boats a $1.4 million  debt is nothing," said  Economic Development Commissioner, Oddvin Vedo whose  office is supporting Seaspeed's  efforts to buy the hovermarine  vessels.  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Fancy  green leaf, red leaf en  butter romaine lettuce eac/, .99  Sunkist i  e*_      t_t_  lemons kg I .D�� ��,. .09  Washington - Hot House A    4 fl           _rlffl  rhubarb *gZ-18 m. ��99  Taiwan fa    IF*_f%        _f%  passion fruit ka 0.39 ,b.2. 6.  Coast News, March 4,1985  11 J" ���    J '       ' ��� _f"PW_'.    ' ���������*���_���*��� '  Surveyors working on the new bridge presently being erected to span Canoe Pass, in the Pender Harbour  area. ��� Joan Wilson photo  Pender People 'n' Places  Open house at golf course  Joan Wilson, 883-9606  If your curiosity has been  aroused in the past few months  by all the activity at the Pender  Harbour Golf Course site, you  will be able to satisfy it on  Saturday, March 23, when the  public is invited to an open  house at the club house. Stop in  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., find out  all about the project, and enjoy  a cup of coffee and goodies with  the people who have been working on the golf course.  ENCOURAGEMENT  Many people have stopped  me or phoned to say that they  are enjoying the column. Thank  you! Encouragement is one of  the best spring (or summer or  fall) tonics we can give others.  A few words, a note, a  flower���little things can mean a  great deal to us. Often, our gifts  of encouragement come to  others just when they are feeling  down, or wondering where to  go, or doubting themselves.  Make a point this month of encouraging someone every day; a  smile, a touch, a little "I appreciate you" will go a long way  to making this world a more  pleasant place.   STAINED GLASS AT  ST. ANDREWS  Members of the congregations worshipping at St. Andrew's Church are thrilled with  the beautiful stained glass windows that have recently been installed. Created by Bull winkle  of Sechelt, the four windows  were given by Flora Sim and her  brother-in-law Richard  Maroney of Dallas, Texas in  memory of Duncan A. Sim and  Jessie C. Maroney, Flora's  sister  EARLY MORNING FITNESS  Are you an out-of-shape early bird? A new fitness class at  the Pender Harbour Aquatic  Centre could be just what you  need. The class runs Monday  and Friday mornings from 8:45  to 9:45.  Don't let the "advanced"  label intimidate you: Shirley  and Darlene let you work at  your own pace, and never ask  you to do more than you are  able. It's surprising, though,  how fast you can get fit if you  work at it. You need not be a  Jane Fonda type���I go to this  class, and that should say it all.  INFO CENTRE  Our little Info Centre has  been a real boon to residents  and tourists alike, particulary  the washrooms! Hundreds of  summer visitors find out about  the recreational facilities of the  Harbour, or park their trailer  for a low cost while out fishing.  But what happens when the  centre is closed? Jack Heidema  has a super idea that will help  the information-hungry during  the off-hours. He is putting up a  bulletin board on the awning,  with business and public information. If you want your ad or  info there, please call Jack as  soon as possible, 883-9973.  WILDLIFE MEETING  The March meeting of the  Wildlife Society will feature  diver Mike Perrault, with slides,  pictures and a talk on undersea  life. Set aside Tuesday, March  19 at 7:30 p.m., Madeira Park  elementary.  MADEIRA PARK SENIORS  BRANCH #80  Our seniors met, as usual,  Monday evening February 18 in  the Community Hall. Mrs.  Evelyn Olson, our provincial  president installed the incoming executive: Pat Mitchell,  president; Norm Crossley, vice-  president; Margaret Causey,  treasurer and Elspeth Logan,  secretary. Mrs. Olson presented  our past president, Mr. Mel  Likes with his past president's  pin.  The seniors voted to change  our meeting place to the Legion  Hall in Madeira Park from the  Community Hall and we will be  meeting on the first Monday of  each month instead of the third  Monday of each month. The  next meeting will therefore take  place on April 1 at the usual  time of 7:30 p.m.  We hope to see as many  members, plus any new ones, as  possible. We ended up the evening playing carpet bowling and  even managed two games with  the refreshments brought to a  little table while we played the  second one. A great time was  had by all.  SAY IT WITH FLOWERS  Maud and Andy of the  Hayestack have launched a new  service for the Harbour���fresh  flowers and arrangements,  which can be delivered to the  hospital! Maud recently completed a course in floral design,  and will be pleased to create  something special for your  home or for someone special. If  you have the knack of arranging, the Hayestack has the cut  flowers for you.  Willow  Days  by Ann Cock, 883-9167  Here it is March and time to  look for pussy willows and  something green to wear on St.  Patrick's Day.  The days are getting longer  and warmer, how nice after the  cold short days of winter.  Gardeners will be getting out  their tools and seed catalogues.  I checked and marked the tide  book for the next daytime low  tide for gathering seaweed to  add to the garden soil.  I'm not much of a gardener  or even have a green thumb, but  at this time of year I find myself  thinking of planting and growing things. Maybe the feeling  will pass and as close as I'll get  to gardening is marking the tide  book.  REMINDER TIME  Tuesday, March 12 is Clinic  Day at the school; Wednesday is  Thrift Store Day.  Any day is a good day to stop  me and pay your Community  Club membership for 1985.  Backeddy hours are 3 to 11  p.m. except Sunday when they  are 3 to 8 p.m. The view, while  enjoying food and socializing, is  as good as ever. If you come up  for a Sunday drive you can view  the golf course that is changing  by the hour these days, then onto Ruby Lake where the new  park is shaping up.  BIRTHDAYS  Happy Birthday to Grace  Sharp, Vi Silvey, Doug  Williams, Darin Walker, John  Seabrook, Heidi Sorichta and  Danny's Aunt Bessie Reid on  her seventy-third.  She writes me from "The City" where she retired, that she is  more active now than when she  retired to the Sunshine Coast.  She writes of travelling with  "The Seniors" to Bellingham  for the day and in April they are  coming to Gibsons for lunch.  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Those who had such a good  night at the Valentine dance last  month are certainly planning to  take this one in too, so it would  be a good idea to order your  tickets right away by calling  Flora Gardner at 885-5838 or  Joyce Niessen at 885-5956.  .  Price is $5 which will include  coffee and sandwiches served  later in the evening, and if you  would care to bring along some  snacks to nibble on they could  be added together to make a  nice variety. Paul Hansen will  be playing for this one too. And  you never know���we might  even be able to persuade har-  monican Torre to delight us  again!  HEART FUND  Some households may have  been missed during the recent  Heart Fund campaign. If so, the  envelopes are available at the  Halfmoon Bay post office  where you can pick them up and  hopefully send in your contribu  tion to this very worthy cause.  Fay Hansen, campaign chairman was most grateful for the  help she received in covering  this area as Sandy Paradon and  Kay Trousdell came to the  rescue to help out. These gals  did a great job.  NEW RECREATION BOARD  The Halfmoon Bay Recreation Association held their annual general meeting last week  and were most gratified at the  good turnout and support.  Elected officers are: chairman,  Steve Feenstra; vice chairman,  Sylvia Bisbee; treasurer Barbara  James; amd secretary Diana  Foley. Directors are Melanie  Zarr, Marion Wing, Jane  Woods, Liz Wright and Elise  Rudland. The first event planned for this season will be the annual Easter egg hunt on Sunday, April 7. There will be more  details on this later.  Please turn to page 7  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 tirne when you need it most We pledge  ourselves to giving you the best assistance possible.  You know us . . . you can depend on our help.  Gibsons  Director  886-9551  HINK!  SLIM  Notice Board  JL  TO PLA CE NOTiCE PHONE COAST NEWS 886 2622      8867817  Anglican Church Women Area meeting, St. Hilda's, Sechelt, 11:15-3 March  5. Speakers. Bring bag lunch.  Suncoast Fighter Stroke Group. Stroke victims, join our group for therapy  etc. Meetings every Friday, 10 a.m. St. Hilda's Anglican Church Hall. For  details phone 885-9791.  Suncoast Needlearts Guild meet 2nd & 4th Tuesday 10-3. Everyone welcome.  Phone 885-5266.  Madeira Park Seniors, Branch #80's next meeting to be held at the Madeira  Park Legion Hall, Monday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m.  White Tower Archery Tournament on March 31, Stewart Rd., Gibsons 9 a.m.  Phone 886-7029 tor more information.  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee meeting on Monday, March 11 at 7:30 at  Roberts Creek elementary.  Zoe Landale read stories to pre-schoolers first Thursday of every month, 11  a.m.-11:30 a.m., Arts Centre, Trail & Medusa, Sechelt.  Lose up to 10 pounds  in 2 weeks. You won't  feel hungry. You will  feel a new confidence,;  a new control.  Call today for a  FREE, introductory  consultation.  886-DIET    BOX I59  FARM HAM   ROAD  GIBSONS  *9*  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  Proposed Amendments to Town of Gibsons  Zoning Bylaw No. 350, 1979  Pursuant to Section 720 of the Municipal Act, a PUBLIC HEARING will be held in the Municipal Hall, 1490  South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C., on Monday, March 11, 1985 at 7:30 p.m. to consider Bylaw No.  350-15 (Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 350-15, 1985). At the Hearing all persons who deem their interest  in property affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters  contained in the bylaw.  The intent of the bylaw is to amend the present zoning to the following:  1. That certain parcel or parcels of land in the Town of Gibsons more particularly known and legally described  as the southerly 120 feet of Lot 1 of 1, Block 7, D.L. 688, Plan 17977 from the existing Marine Zone to  Commercial Zone 3, (C.3).  2. This bylaw may be cited for all purposes as "Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 350-15, 1985."  Take notice that the above paragraph is deemed to be a synopsis of the bylaw and not deemed to be an  interpretation thereof. A copy of the amending bylaw is available for inspection at the Gibsons Municipal  Office, 1490 South Fletcher Road, during office hours, namely Monday to Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30  p.m. and Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Rob Buchan  MUNICIPAL PLANNER & APPROVING OFFICER  r   DIET  GENTE& $������*  3  ��� *? 2*~ 46T  >  ^^iSISi^iSi^SKiS?  Coast News, March 4,1985  It was a Hawaiian theme for the February -Shorncliffe birthday party February 28 and residents enjoyed cake and music, courtesy of  Connie Wilson. -wwine E*ms photo.  Sechelt Seniors  by Robert Foxall  While we are looking forward  with anticipation to the construction of our new hall we are  not neglecting the upkeep and  maintenance of the present hall  and it isiin that respect that our  thanks must go to the members  who are keeping things in good  trim.  Among the things done  recently has been the installation of new stairs at the back of  the hall. In this respect our  thanks to Henry Draper and  Herb Richter for constructing a  new garbage tin cart which  assisted Mickey Cornwell in  clearing away the rubbish accumulated from the rebuilding  job.  Any new ideas for crafts will  be welcomed on Thursday mornings at 10. Talking about  crafts, it's time to get those  plants started for our plant sale,  to be held May 4.  Ruby Breadner has not been  well and has asked to be relieved  of her duties at the door for our  activities. Mary Eldred has stepped into the breach and taken  over these duties. A big hand to  both of these good ladies.  Len Herder, chairman of the  new building committee,  has  need for written (repeat written)  submissions of suggestions for  facilities to be included in the  new hall. He needs these written  suggestions within the next  week to 10 days.  We want to renew our thanks  to the artists who performed at  our last concert and to advise  that there will be a variety show  on March 29 and 30 featuring  the Halfmoon Bay Hams and  the Sechelt 69'ers. Tickets will  be available at our usual outlets  Which reminds me of more  thanks which must be extended  and that is in relation to our  concert of February 23. This  was an excellent show thanks to  the performers' talents. Thanks  to Nikki Weber for organizing  and stage managing the performance. Thanks to Connie Wilson who accompanied all performers and also gave a well  received solo. Thanks to all our  members who gave their time  and energy to prepare popcorn  and refreshments. They'll be on  the job March 29 and 30.  Nikki Weber advises that she  has vacancies for three members  for the 69'ers. Phone Nikki at  885-7781 and get yourself into  company that has a lot of fun  and gives the rest of us a lot of  pleasure.  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  DINNER/DANCE  The Hospital Employees'  Union is hosting a dinner/dance  on March 9, the proceeds of  which will go towards the Variety Club Telethon. Social hour  begins at 6:30 p.m. and the buffet dinner will be at 7:30 at the  Sechelt Indian Band Hall. The  Sunshine Coast Ramblers will  be on hand to provide dancing  music and there will also be  some entertaining skits throughout the evening. Dress is casual  or Western; tickets are $10 each  available at Gilligan's Pub, or  call 885-2837, 885-7206 after 4  p.m. or 885-2539.  NEW STATUS FOR  TIMBER DAYS  A society has now been formed for Sechelt Timber Days,  thanks to the efforts of Mike  Shanks. Now it will continue  through the years to make it a  more secure event without having to scrounge up people at the  last moment as sometimes has  happened.  Mrs. Jerrie Lou Wickwire, of  Halfmoon Bay is the new chairman; secretary is Lori Wilson,  representative from the Sechelt  Legion; PR is Carol Osli; other  positions yet to be filled are  vice-chairman and treasurer.  Arts Council curator Belinda  McLeod has taken charge of the  poster contest.  The theme for this year will  be "Our Heritage".  The next meeting will be held  at the Sechelt village board  room on Tuesday, March 5  starting at 7 p.m.  Membership to the society is  $1, membership open and encouraged. If you wish any information especially as to how you  may help telephone the chairman at 885-9750 or come out to  the meeting on Tuesday.  More Halfmoon Happenings  Continued from page 6  SHOW BIZ!  The semi-classical show produced by Nikki Weber at the  seniors hall last Saturday was  certainly an evening to  remember. It's very seldom that  a show can present five outstanding female vocalists of such  high calibre as Alice Horseman,  Joan Bist, Arline Collins, Signi  Murgatroyd and Katherine Kelly. Each one was different and  each was superb, giving their all  to a most appreciative audience.  The proceeds went to the new  seniors' hall fund which will  also be the recipent of proceeds  from the new Halfmoon Hams  show due to take place for two  nights, March 29 and 30.  Tickets are already moving for  this ever popular show and may  be had at both book stores, at  Strings 'n Things or from  members of the senior citizens.  Adding to the pleasure of this  show will be the good old 69'ers  song group who are always au-  The kids were skipping up a storm at the Sechelt elementary school  last week to raise money for the Heart Fund. -wmne Evans photo  dience pleasers. The incredible  Ronnie Dunn will appear with  some of her delightful comedy  routines, and she is hard at  work trying to persuade the  fabulous Crockettes chorus line  to come back out of retirement  again for this show.  WRITERS TAKE NOTE  The Suncoast Writers Forge  will have a well known local  lady as guest speaker at the next  meeting on Wednesday, March  13. Ann Langdon's topic will be  ''Writing Promotion Material".  She will talk about the kind of  press releases which appear on  her desk as a newspaper editor  and the reasons why many of  these failed to find their way into print, how to write a good  press release that will be used by  the media. This should be of  particular interest to all we columnists and those who aspire to  this goal.  Ann Langdon is responsible  for all publicity materials  emanating from the Sunshine  Coast Tourism Association and  she knows her subject well.  Everyone will be welcome to attend at the Arts Centre at 7:30  p.m. on March 13.  SECHELT GARDEN CLUB  There's a bonus for early attendee at the Sechelt Garden  Club meeting on Wednesday,  March 6 at St. Hilda's Church  Hall. The meeting starts at 7:30  p.m. but at 7 the Sunshine  Achievement Centre will be selling mushroom manure for  $1.50 per bag; bags hold the  equivalent of eight pails.  Raewyn Erikson from Eden  Nursery will talk on cloches, not  hats for you but little tents to  put over seeds.  Traveller Mary Pellatt will  show slides of her trip to  Europe mainly on the flowers  that grow there.  Flower show dates have been  set. The spring show to be held  on Saturday, April 13; the fall  show on Saturday, September  14 with Rose Bancroft doing the  juding. Both shows will be held  at the Sechelt Seniors' Hall on  Mermaid Street.  New members and guests are  welcome at the garden club  meetings; a good way to meet  new friends and pick up garden  tips.  ANNUAL  LIBRARY MEETING  The Sechelt Public Library  Association will hold its annual  meeting and election of officers  on Tuesday, March 12 starting  at 7:30 p.m. at the Sechelt  village meeting room.  This is a time for readers in  the area to come out and show  their support for the volunteers  who work so hard to keep the  library equipped as it is now,  with, new shelves and more  books.  CHATELECH  SERVICE AUCTION  Chatelech secondary school  in an effort to aid school groups  and clubs will hold a service  auction on Friday, March 22 at  7 p.m. in the Chatelech gym.  Pick up a contract at the  school and offer a service to be  auctioned; i.e. cut wood, repair  a bike, bake cookies or  whatever you feel you would  like to contribute.  Then on the Friday date be  up there to bid on a service you  would like done for you, and  see how high your service goes.  We are the dealers for NAP Ltd.'s  PI  Heat Mirror Double Glazed  Windows and Doors  ��� Revolutionary new transparent window insulation  ��� Twice as efficient as ordinary double glazed windows.  <3>-  Hwy. 101 & Pratt Rd. Gibsons 886-7359  8th Annual  APRIL FOOLS' RUN  from Gibsons to Sechelt  "For the FUN of it!'  Run a  Half Marathon  - 1 3 miles/21 km  from Gibsons  to Sechelt  VIE FOR THE  COAST NEWS  CHALLENGE CUP!  *Run the  whole distance  or  *Form a relay team  (up to 4)  i*  Sunday, March 31st  9:30 a.m.  Elphinstone School  (Runners please register at 9:00 a.m.)  For information call Fran at  the Coast News, 886-7817 ~'TWI BfTTTW"  *!���* ��� '   *��������� "V-*  8.  Coast News, March 4,1985  Support for teachers and ad-  ��� ministrators, a persuasive plea  for more time to respond to the  province's "Let's Talk About  Schools" questionnaire, and a  general concern about the  nature of education in the  future, were overriding themes  at the third forum on education  held at Elphinstone high school  last Wednesday.  Acting vice-principal of  Elphinstone high school Jack  Pope said, "I am adding my  voice to the many who have  criticized Jack Heinrich for this  poorly conceived process in  which the public is to help shape  schools of the future in this province. That such an historic  dialogue, which last took place  30 years ago, should be crammed into a three month instant  only belies the credibility of the  process."  Pope later added, "We are  destined to become hewers of  wood and drawers of water  while the rest of Canada, and  the world, moves.ahead into the  future. The education of our  young is far too important a  matter to be left in the hands of  the politicians."  "It is not a positive factor to  have the motives and expertise  of our teachers questioned"  noted a representative of Gibsons elementary school parents.  Elphinstone student council  president Tim McCail expressed  a similar view. "If you think  that our country is having problems now, wait until a generation of labourers enter the work  world. Education should be the  first priority not the last."  Priorities were again questioned in Carol and Brett  McGillivray's brief. "It is interesting to note that the cut in  the Vancouver school board's  budget was $17 million, exactly  the cost of the silver-domed  'golf ball' that Social Credit is  building for Expo."  Social Credit was attacked  again by Ms Shawn Cardinall  who slammed what she called  "the blatant political nature of  the forum process". She added,  "How valued is public input  when responses to questions  contained in the discussion  paper are rendered pointless by  legislation introduced by the  education minister while public  meetings are in progress."  Maryanne Jolicoeur of Roberts Creek elementary school  Parents' Auxiliary also noted  the futility of the forum process. "We felt that a thorough  and well researched review of  the School Act is necessary at  this time. However, "Let's Talk  About Schools", is a totally inadequate vehicle for this review,  there is not enough time for the  public to respond in any meaningful way."  Bert Slater of the Sunshine  Coast Teachers' Association  was one of several educators to  voice specific complaints. Slater  slammed the ministry's attitude  toward teachers' bargaining  rights, expressing the SCTA  view that teachers should be  able to bargain agreements pertaining to working conditions,  as do the majority of workers in  the province and teachers in  other provinces such as Alberta  and Ontario. "We only ask that  the scope of bargaining be  widened to include those items  already in the labour code like  sick leave, maternity leave,  hours of work, health and safety measures, and personnel  practices," said Slater.  On a similar note, concerned  parent April Mackenzie mentioned, "Compulsory and binding arbitration should be obtained for teachers, strikes and  lockouts should not be an alternative to arbitration." Ms  Mackenzie also expressed a view  of education independent of  financial parameters.  "The good times are gone  and time and energy should be  spent trying to improve situations within the limits not trying  to get the 'comforts' and 'good  times' back again." Mackenzie  commented on one of the  reasons for taking her sons out  of the public school system.  "Enrichment programs are sadly lacking and were long before  restraints set in."  Richard Bolivar, a Sechelt  elementary school teacher, voiced another complaint about cutbacks in special programs, after  complimenting superintendent  Denley for his initial role in implementing the Native Environmental Studies Program  he went on to say, "The many  dreams of the NES program are  now waiting in the trailers and  classrooms of Deserted Bay."  Please turn to page 9  9 a.m. fill 6 p.m. ��� Open Fridays fill 7 p.m.        Sundays & Holidays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  v.v.v.-.v.v.v.v.v.vW.Wv.v.v.-.v.-.v.  Day by Day Item by Item  We do more for you in providing  Variety, Quality & Friendly Service  WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD ON  THESE ADVERTISED ITEMS! WE FULLY  GUARANTEE EVERYTHING WE SELL TO    !  BE SATISFACTORY OR MONEY  CHEERFULLY REFUNDED.  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I have attempted several different ways from stir-fried chunks a la chinoise to mashed in hamburger. None of these methods has worked.  Just recently I thought it was my annual try-again time.  After all we were all a year older and perhaps just a little  more aware of good nutrition.  I was in the store searching for my package of tofu  when I saw a recipe sheet. I don't know about you but I  always take these things home with me - and usually  stuff them away - to be used later, of course. This one  was entitled "Chocolate Mint Pudding" so just for the  heck of it I served it up for supper. "They" thought it  was some sort of cheese cake and had second helpings.  I never said a word. I'm relying on you to keep my  secret!  \  Chocolate Mint Pudding  1 pkg (454 gms) moderately firm tofu  Vz cup milk  1A cup melted butter or margarine  % cup cocoa  1 teaspoon peppermint extract or  2 tablespoons creme de menthe  1 teaspoon vanilla  pinch of salt  1. Drain the tofu. Wrap it in paper towel and gently  squeeze to absorb most of the water.  2. Place in a bowl and mash with a fork.  3. In a bowl place other ingredients and beat well. The  recipe sheet tells you to use a blender but my dear old  machine wouldn't take the strain. One of them there  kitchen zappers would sure do the trick!  4. Beat in the tofu a little at a time until the mixture is  thick and creamy.  5. Serve in dessert dishes or in a pre-baked pie crust.  Chocolate crumbs taste good. Chill at least 4 hours  before serving.  6. Garnish with some vanilla flavoured whipped cream  and grated chocolate.  I guess this isn't for those of us on diets, but one has  to get one's calories from somewhere - doesn't one?  Nest Lewis Coast News, March 4,1985  ���  Green Giant  corn -79  Niblet 341 ml, Cream Style 398 ml  Husky  fog  TOOd 7099m.09  Golden Valley _w*_w*  J3IH 250ml  I mUU  Raspberry or Strawberry  Cashmere  bathroom  tissue        sroz/2.59  Ritz - Bonus Pack  crackers 1.79  450 gm  Top Choice  dog  food 2k92.99  Heinz  chili  S2.UC6 285ml I ���TrSI  D   Monarch O / 1     A O  a margarine   4543mCI I-49  I Cl lb.) Prints  R   Golden Grove *f     1 O  y orange juice       iwre 1.19  !||   McCain's Shoestring or Beefeater  Hi french fries ik9  Savarin - Assorted Varieties  meat pies 3i2gm  C  Our Own Freshly Baked ^    4) ft  dinner buns doz. I ��� ��"  Our Own Freshly Baked "_ffl  cookies.  p/tg. oje ��� / 9  SHOP TALK  In My Absence  When I plan to be absent I usually write up a few timely articles for Shop Talk ahead of time. Occasionally,  when I miss a deadline Coast News staff will go through  the back issues and choose something timely or worthy  of a re-run. On occasion both John and Fran Burnside  have written a piece for me, in which case my name does  not appear.  Last week I took a "spell" in the bank and went  straight up to the clinic where my symptoms were  diagnosed as angina. This has all the earmarks of a heart  attack and can lead to that, but, in my case was a good  warning with no apparent heart injury.  After a brief stay in hospital, I was pronounced fit to  leave with the usual cautionary advice and pills to take  each day.  Quick  Quaker  oats ik31.49  Robertson's _���%#*  marmalade     1.29  250 ml  Diane's  tortilla  CHIPS 454 gm \ .99  Delta - Long Grain  rlCG  .907 gm   I bISI  Valu Plus  fmit 398ml B59  Peach or Pear Halves  Dishwasher Detergent  Sunlight 3.49  1.4 kg  Bye the Sea - Chunk Light  tUna 184 gm 1.19  Baker's  chocolate  ChipS 350 gm 2.29  Orange Flavoured Crystals _*%,_*%.  Tang      2/imgm 1.69  Kellogg's - Cereal  Special K 475gm2.49  Spray Cleaner  Fantastic   zoom/2.59  Carnation / _^_^  Coffee Mate   2.29  500 gm  SHAMPOO & BATH SPRAY  by Lido  Adapts to most all faucets.  Regular price $2.49.  SPECIAL  PURCHASE  PRICE  _*><*.  $1.69  MUGS  Assorted styles, colours and shapes.  We're clearing out all old stock  at this low, low price.  Regular price $1.99 to $2.39.  SPECIAL  PURCHASE  PRICE  I  ea.  .���"jfp'fcvEcJ  \.  Vanrtp  Deli and Health  Jfootis  For a super deal  on a luncheon meal  Ham & Cheese  on a bun $1.60  886-2936  iPfP FISH  m^     MARKET  886-7888  G'Osons  Girl  SGuvs  Hair  Salon  We apply  ACRYLIC NAILS  1 ft % OFF  I  \J This Week  886-2120  In the. Lower Village  Show Piece  Frames  \Above the  NDP  Bookstore  ��� Custom Framing ���  Needlework Stretching.  Conservation Matting, Papier  Tole, Photographs, Posters,  Reproductions & Original Fine  Art, Pottery & Blown Glass.  corner of  Gower Pt. & School Rd.  886-9213  TIDP Boohsrore  886-7744  Come' 01 School &  towel Pom) Ro��o*  The Arms, Flags  and Emblems of  Canada  3rd Edition - $7.95  Mon.-Fri., 9:30-6:00  Sat., 10-5; Sun., J1-4^  Our plumbers  work 8 hours, but  our phone works  24 hours.  For an emergency -  call us.  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Seaside Plumbing Ltd.  886-7017  candy store  i %  Tiger Butter  on  Special  $1.25 100 gms fH  886-7522  Between the Hunter Gallery and  the NDP Bookstore on Gower Pt. Rd  10:30-5. 7 day* a week  f 9  Dry Cleaning Services  ��� Furs & Leathers ���  inquire about  FUR  Storage & Cleaning  8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.  886-2415  t^stra Tailoring & Design  next to Ken's Lucky Dollar  &&($���  Qc  Now that I'm home I realize only too well that I need to  take better care of my body, exercise more, be more conscious of what and how much I eat and, more important,  avoid thoughts and actions that lead to excessive stress.  When we're gone, things will carry on very well without  us.  As I lay on the cot in the clinic while being prepared for  transfer to the ambulance, I was overcome with the  myriad of things I had left undone; things I had to do,  and Shop Talk was but one of them. As I expressed,  even then, the remark I've just made, the ambulance  driver said, "There's never time to do all one needs to  do." I know he must be right.  So why not enjoy the fullness of life in a manner that  will also sustain it. At least that's what I say to myself  now, - I know it will be hard to change.  By the way, what I said about avocados - (buy them  green and ripen at home) - also applies to Anjou pears  which to my way of thinking are far tastier than Bartlett.  Pears bruise ever so easily. They must be handled with  great care, but even when you see bruises on the more  mature pears, remember it is only skin deep.  Have a heart - be easy on yourself.  by Bill Edney  It looks as though an open-  air market for Gibsons will be  opening this spring on Saturdays. We expect to see a wide  variety of arts, crafts, food and  music.  It is a good opportunity for  those unemployed to make  some money, although the  market is open to everyone. The  emphasis will be on home-made  and home-grown goods and  produce and it is hoped that  local musicians will also contribute their talents.  There should be little or no  cost to setting up and the event  promises to be colourful and interesting for the whole family.  A meeting is being held on  Saturday, March 9, 10:30 to  11:30 a.m. at the Unemployment Action Centre (above the  old Gibsons firehall) to organize  and discuss possible locations;  You may also phone  Deborah at 886-9251 after 8  p.m. If you have ideas for the  market, or if you grow or make  anything you'd like to sell,  please come along to the  meeting.  Child  restraints  in effect  Highways minister Alex  Fraser said today the province  has amended the Motor Vehicle  Act regulations to make approved safety restraints and  carseats mandatory for children  under six years of age.  The new regulations take effect March 1 and require that  youngsters be properly secured  when riding in a motor vehicle.  The new regulations require  that children weighing less than  nine kilograms (20 pounds) ride  in an approved portable, rear-  facing infant carrier properly attached to the motor vehicle's  seatbelt system.  Children weighing between  nine kilograms and 18  kilograms will have to be properly secured in an approved  child seat while they ride 'irV/ia  motor vehicle operated by their  parents or guardians. Some exemptions will be allowed for  medical reasons.  When these toddlers are  riding in someone else's motor  vehicle, the operator of that  vehicle will be responsible for  ensuring that the child is wearing either a seatbelt across the  lap or wearing another approved type of child restraint.  Approved safety restraints  must meet Canada Motor Vehicle safety standards.  Children weighting more  than 18 kilograms will be  covered by existing seatbelt  regulations. Drivers failing to  comply with the new regulations'  face fines of up to $100.  "Babies grow quickly and  some parents may be reluctant  to buy an approved carseat,"  said Fraser. "In these cases, I  would recommend that parents  get in touch with their local  health unit and ask about the  loaner and rental services  operated by some health units,  or service groups like the  Jaycettes, hospital auxiliaries  and the Registered Nurses'  Association of B.C."  For more information contact the Superintendent of  Motor Vehicles at 387-3140.  Schools  Continued from page 8  Jennifer Dodds reading a  brief prepared by Carol and  Brett McGillivray voiced a concern about the apparent swing toward private schools by  the government. "If the school  board were able truly to respond to the needs expressed by  parents, pupils and the public,  there would be no need for  other forms of schooling. More  decentralization and local  autonomy for school board  would make the schools more  responsive to the individual  needs."  Superintendent Denley  thanked the audience and  spokespeople for participating  in the forum process, "even  though you have had to suppress your frustrations enough  to respond". Denley mentioned  that there should really be a  commission into the subjects involved, and reiterated the  prevailing view that "people  need more time to synthesise the  information presented in order  to organize and present their  thoughts". 10.  Coast News, March 4,1985  .IIIIJMI  ���"N  V  ~1r   \  Katie Angermeyer tunes up for the violin lessons for little folk  which she teachers every week at Roberts Creek.        -John Bumade photo  At the Arts Centre  Zefferelli film  Franco Zefferelli's 1982 film  production of La Traviata is a  voluptuous rendering of Verdi's  great tragic romance.  Zefferelli has structured the  story in flashback with the dying Violetta remembering back  to the fateful party where she  met her great love Alfredo.  Looking frail, almost  bloodless, Teresa Stratas as  Violetta strikes a wonderful  balance   between   emotional  grandeur and physical  weakness. Placido Domingo offers an Alfredo of experienced  sophistication, instead of a  callow youth in over his head  with a woman of the world.  The film and Verdi's music  are a great joy and if you only  see one opera production in  your life make this the one.  Arts Centre, Wednesday,  March 6 at 8 p.m. Admission  for adults is $3.50; students and  seniors $2.50.  Free film night  Instructors from the Media  Resource program at the  Capilano College campus in  North Vancouver are offering a  free film night at the Arts Centre on Monday, March 4 at 8  p.m.  The presentation, called  "Sound and Image: The Role  of Soundtracks in Film", covers  the ways that sound is used to  enhance and complement film  imagry. The instructors are professionals in audio and video  productions, and use examples  from current and classical films  pUh?'bf��as  irs:  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Saturday  ,;0-"p.m.  \��'f "4 P-m.  ?-4p.m.  1:3��-4p.m.  to illustrate their points.  This evening is free and  everyone is welcome to attend.  Please call 885-9310 for more  information between 12:30 and  7 p.m.  Reminder  A reminder to artists! The  next exhibition at the Arts Centre will be the annual theme  show, this year centred around  portraits. Anyone residing on  the Coast may submit two  works in any media. Deadline  for bringing in work is 4 p.m.  Saturday, March 9 to the Arts  Centre, Trail and Medusa  Street, Sechelt. Try not to leave  it to the last minute if possible.  Works should be framed' if  possible with a wire on the back  for hanging. If the work is  gigantic, we will let you get  away without a frame. For information phone 885-5412.  FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT  Mon., Tues., Wed.  Bob Carpenter  Thurs. Fri.  Silverlode  a  *   ��� \'  tiegSofi Bmmh *I09  Friday & Saturday night  Majoi*  Mino_r  In the Lounge  Bingo     8:dQ p.m,   Monday Night  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  MX*���Hi  -WWI  Pages of a life-log  by Peter Trower  The village of Gibsons and  the city of San Francisco have  literally nothing in common except perhaps, School Road hill.  If you lined it with high  buildings on either side and ran  a cable-car down the middle, it  would stack up pretty well  beside one of those precipitous  streets in the city where Tony  Bennett left his heart.  Today, School Road is  smoothly blacktopped and extensively populated. Only a few  patches of brush remain along  its steep length. Forty years ago,  things were quite different.  It was a warm fall day in  1945. The world is only two  months into the nuclear age, initiated by two mushroom clouds  over Japan that ended the  Pacific War. The course of  history has altered irrevocably  but few people are aware of the  fact beyond certain scientists,  generals and high-level politicians.  Such earth-shaking matters  are not of great concern to the  four teenagers who are walking  down School Road on this particular day. Their talk revolves  around more pertinent things  like film stars, risque novels and  the current Hit Parade songs.  They were all good-to-  exceptional students but their  recreational interests ran true to  peer-group form.  The two girls are among the  prettiest in the small high  school. One is dark-haired and.  sultry; the other is a striking  brunette. They both have smiles  that can bowl boys over at 10  paces. The sloppy-joe men's  shirts they are wearing like  smocks over skirts and bobby  socks, cannot disguise the fact  that they are constructed very  much as adolescent girls should  be.  The two boys who accompany them are not exactly the  sort you might expect to find  with young ladies of such sterling attributes. One is a skinny,  gangling  fellow  with  reddish  Undercover reviews  hair and a bad complexion. He  looks vaguely like Archie Andrews with acne. An acknowledged brain, he has a pompous  voice and a know-it-all manner.  The second boy is more  stockily built and not bad looking. But he suffers from a crippling self-consciousness that  often renders his words  unintelligible. He wears his hair  in a shabby cowlick over this  forehead to camouflage a few  pimples. He is hopelessly smitten with the brown-haired girl  but is far too craven to tell her  so. The dark-haired girl is the  one he should be vying for but  the boy is too foolish to see  beyond his cowlick.  The odd quartet continues on  down School Road hill, the  gravel crunching under their  shoes, past the old wooden  water-tank, past the odd  homestead hidden in the thick  brush, down the final, steepest  stretch and into the Landing  itself.  They proceed to the wharf  where the daily Union boat is  just pulling in. The red-haired  boy has engaged the dark-  haired girl in conversation. The  boy with the cowlick finds  himself briefly alone with the  brunette. It is his only chance.  Squirming with inarticulateness,  he blurts out something about a  date. With infinite diplomacy,  the brunette explains her many  prior commitments. The boy  with the cowlick retreats back  into this shell, effectively crushed.  The Union boat soons pulls  out. The four of them repair to  the Merry Ern Cafe at the  wharfhead, have a Coke  together and go their separate  ways.  And what is the point of  relating or even remembering  such a trivial incident?  The brown-haired girl went  on to marry, raise a family and  eventually write a novel, soon to  be published by Douglas &  Mclntyre. Her name is Mary  Rizzell nee Mary Slinn.  The dark-haired girl also  went on to marry, raise a family  and become a writer. She has  published several stories and  recently sold a script to the  CBC. Her name is Yvonne  Mearns Klan.  The boy with the cowlick lost  his cowlick and most of the rest  of it in time. He blundered  about aimlessly for years and  finally, more through luck than  good management, ended up  with the right girl. He too,  became a writer. He has  published six books of poems  and many stories. Three more  books are due out within the  foreseeable future. His name is  at the head of this column.  And what of the red-haired  boy who looked like Archie An- ���  drews? When last heard from,  he was a leading light in the  Young Conservatives. God  knows whatever became of him  after that. Maybe he's writing  speeches for Brian Mulroney.  His name has gone astray in the  mazes of memory.  "The Ladies' Jailor"  '���  ���IIIIIIIIIUUIIIUUH  DRIFTWOOD II presents  Georges Feydeau's adult farce  Wed, - Sat,,  March 13-16  Gibsons Elementary Gym  (Watch for possible Pender Harbour date)  Tickets $400 at the door  Wed. & Thurs. SPECIAL  Seniors & Students (with cards) s200    ���MMimuuuuuuui  On animal rights  by Betty and Perry Keller  Second Nature: The Animal-  Rights Controversy by Alan  Herscovici is a by-product of a  CBC Radio Ideas series called  "Men and Animals: Building a  New Relationship with Nature"  which was broadcast in 1983.  The first part of the book looks  at the theories behind modern  conservation and ecology, and  the forces which have stirred up  the animal rights movements.  The second part looks at the  "20 year sealing war", the  history of hunting and trapping  in North America, the use of  animals in research, and the  issue of "factory farms".  The third section looks to a  future where "the rapid expansion of human population and  industrial technology spell  doom for wildlife and for the  natural environment upon  which we ultimately depend".  The book is based on  research and interviews, and  while a single book cannot be  expected to cover all the  material in an issue that is so  complex and so important,  Herscovici has at least prepared  a good primer on the subject.  There's a bibliography in the  back for those who want to read  more.  Second Nature: The Animal-  Rights Controversy by Alan  Herscovici,   CBC  Enterprises,  Toronto.  ��� ��� ���  The Sunshine Coast Arts  council played host to Alberta  writer Aritha van Herk last  week, and we had an opportunity to talk to her about her new  novel, which will be published  in 1986. It's to be about a  travelling saleswoman���Van  Herk admits she has never been  a saleswoman, but she says she  has travelled a lot!  Her first novel, Judith, told  the story of a lady pig farmer,  and it won Van Herk the 1978  Seal First Novel Contest and  sold more than a hundred thousand copies. Her second, The  Tent Peg, concerned the adventures of a girl who joins a group  of geologists in Yukon as camp  cook. Both books grew out of  the author's personal experiences.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Taylor's  Garden Bay  until noon Saturday  "A Frionc- v P��opl�� Placa"  pup  Coming to  Gramma's Pub  March 22 & 23  ^  *��s_  FLAMENCO  guitarra: Victor Kolstee  cante:      Angel Juarez Romero  baile:       T.B.A.  Gibsons Landing At the head of the Wharf 886-8215  ��m^s& Guests Welcome  _________������ ���  ���������_���_���__[  I       J j  * t.     4*      .f ^V_ ______  HMMonMngvaaianB Coast News, March 4,1985  11.  '    *��� ' -~~ *'   ' .',y^'',' ~- ' S..'," ",'' ,J,t "''7%J*C- <Pv~'-  ,-<----fZ**v-yv<- ."<.,- ,'.-       -.   ~ ..;������;���      _Jk\_/J>--ft"��%.���'���**���*. -v*-<  - ->/%-v'^"j'~   -~ ^���'^y^_^k". ' /.    ' ~~ /- '        vlifiillb    ",Z ?>~>"i,y'i,''/'f"^ ��  -'-'M  y. ���sfT ,������.-:"&.;���  i ,-  !-~ p p���-" -.        i>> n*ftV  i   ���, trf*. * ���WA^\p'\r .^  Fran Burnside, Nest Lewis, Colleen Elson, and Judith Wilson are members of the Driftwood Players  rehearsing for "The Ladies' Tailor" playing March 13 to 16. ~Ne��iiieCon��ay phow  At the Arts Centre  Print show's last week  "New Waves", the exhibition  of prints by Peter Braune and  Cindy Buis remains at the Arts  Centre, Sechelt until March 10.  Both artists share an infectious  enthusiasm for printmaking,  and are concerned that the  public should know just what is  involved in the process and how  it differs from a reproduction.  As it is all quite confusing for  the novice, and because,  hopefully, knowledge increases  interest, here briefly are a few  facts about prints and print-  making.  First of all, what is the difference between a print and a  reproduction? An original print  is an image that has been conceived by the artist as a print  and executed solely as a print,  usually in a numbered edition,  and signed by the artist. Each  print in the edition is an  original, printed from a plate,  stone, screen, block or other  matrix created for that purpose.  There is no one original print  from which copies are made.  Each print is inked and pulled  individually; it is a multi-  original medium.  The number of prints in the  edition is decided by the artist.  The sequential numbering provides an accounting for the  number of prints in the edition.  Each print has a specific  number; i.e. 12/25 (the edition  is 25, the particular print is  numbered 12).  There is no greater or lesser  value attached to a low  numbered print than a high  nurnbered print since each print  is inked individually and is an  original (except in the case of  drypoint where parts of the  plate become worn upon use.)  A reproduction (although  often called a print) has no relationship whatsoever to an  original print. It is a copy of a  work of art conceived by the artist in;another medium (painting, watercolour, etc.). The  reproduction has usually been  made. :by photo-mechanical  means. Numbering and signing  a reproduction does not change  its essence; it is still a reproduction of a painting, watercolour,  etc. It is not an original print.  Now for the different kinds  of prints. There are three principal classes of print: the relief  print (woodcut, woodengrav-  ing, metalcut and lino-cut) in  which the white areas are cut  away so that the, parts of the  block that are left print black;  the intaglio print (etching,  engraving, drypoint, messotint,  stipple and aquatint) in which a  metal plate is incised or  roughened, inked and wiped so  that the ink remains in the incisions or hollows and is forced  out by being printed under  pressure; the lithograph (and  sometimes screenprinting) is  classified as a "surface print".  The prints of Peter Braune  are all lithograghs and col-  lagraphs. Lithography is based  on the fact that grease and  water repel each other.  Anything drawn on a suitable  surface in some greasy medium  can be printed in the following  way: the surface is first  dampened with water, which  only settles on the unmarked  areas since it is repelled by the  greasy drawing medium. The  surface is then rolled over with  greasy printing ink, which will  only adhere to the drawn  marks, the water repelling it  from the rest of the surface.  Finally, the ink is transferred to  a sheet of paper by running  paper and the printing surface  together through a press.  Collagraphs are the newest  form of printing. Although they  come under the intaglio  category, frequently the printing plate is not metal, but any  material which will withstand  the pressure of a press. Briefly  collagraphy can be defined as a  block in which a design or pattern is built up in the manner of  a collage and then printed.  Cindy Buis includes etchings,  collagraphs (both already  described) and screenprints in  her display. Screenprinting, a  very varied and popular process  is a variety of stencil printing. A  gauze screen, fixed tautly on a  rectangular wooden frame, is  laid directly on top of a sheet of  paper. Printing ink is spread  over the upper side of the mesh  and forced through it with a  rubber blade so that it transfers  to the paper on the other side.  The screen is usually of silk (in  America the process is usually  called silk-screen or serigraphy).  SCRD debates  shopping locally  "We pay lip service to the  Economic Development Commission and the Sunshine Coast  Employment Development  Society (SCEDS) but there is no  policy to support local companies," said Director Ian  Vaughan, at the February 28  meeting of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD)  board. He was referring to a letter which had been received  from Donny Patterson of the  Sunsoft Centre, who complained that the company had not  had an opportunity to bid on  the supplying of computers to  the Provincial Emergency Program (PEP).  The company has always had  an expectation that they would  be asked to bid and because of  that had supplied consultations  and use of equipment free of  charge. As a consequence of not  being asked to bid, Sunsoft has  sent the SCRD a bill for these  services.  "The SCRD consistently  buys off the Coast," Director  Vaughan continued, and went  on  to  move  that  the  SCRD  adopt a policy of purchasing  goods and services locally if  they are appropriate and at  equivalent to off-Coast prices.  The motion was carried,  although in discussion Director  John Burnside pointed out that  recent purchases of automotive  equipment had been made on  the Coast, and Chairman Jim  Gurney said that it was board  practice though not policy, to  try to do so.  "Had these people been approached and asked to bid,"  said Director Jon McRae, "we  would not be in this position  now." The board agreed that  the bill should be examined and  Chairman Gurney also commented that perhaps the staff at  Sunsoft had assumed that the  SCRD staff were using the computers, when in fact, it was only  the PEP co-ordinator who did  so.  Wednesday, LIVE! Phone in  Thursday (repeat of Wednesday)  7 p.m.  Part 1, Solar Heat Bill Mc-  Quaig is the studio guest of our  host Steve Larsen to discuss  methods used to heat buildings,  such as the Gibsons pool, with  solar heat.  Part 2, Spring Migrant Birds.  Tony Greenfield, from the  Sechelt Marsh Society discusses  the arrival of migrant birds.  Part 3, Spring Pruning.  Gardener Bob Morgan talks  with James Dennis about tips  for spring pruning. Viewers  may phone in with questions.  Rental  library  Free public libraries  developed in the last century as  a means of putting good books  into the hands of the working  man and woman who could not  ordinarily afford them. The  libraries were so successful that  today we assume that a library,  along with schools and churches, will be a basic institution  of every community. But in the  last few years, a new kind of  library���patterned after the  video distributing centres���has  been developing in the United  States. It's the rental library,  and last week the first one was  established on the Sunshine  Coast at The Bookstore in  Sechelt. Instead of paying a fee  to join the library, the "renter"  pays a fee for each book he  takes out.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Books & Stuff  Sechelt  until noon Saturday  ���'_ Frlandly Paopl* Place"  76e *?Oi4�� T>cu?  ft&otoA fy Suo-  TrrPhoto  TEREDO SQUARE  SECHELT  885-2882  Panasonic  just slightly ahead of our time "  Microwave  COOKING CLASSES  with  Rita Dodsworth  Wednesday  March 13th  7 p.m.  ENROLLMENT LIMITED  PHONE TODAY FOR RESERVATION.  Panasonic NE 9930  ��� 3  ways  to  cook:  microwave,  convection   heat,   or combination  microwave/convection ��� Auto Sensor Control lets you program an  entire   microwave   cooking   cycle       * Automatic   combination  " . microwave/convection cooking ��� Cook-A-Round Automatic Turntable  continuously rotates foods as they cook.  SUNSHINE COAST T.U.  COWRIf STREET, SECHELT 385-9816  ''After the SALE it'�� the SERVICE that Gounts'' Coast News, March 4,1985  On the rocks  -.. * .^o <''   -'"'"'J'as '"',"���-*, .>,.'. V '. *..>.*.'.*.* ~/ '    .'^  Roberts Creek goalie prepares defense from Elphinstone Rec goal  attempt in Saturday's minor soccer action. -Neviiieconway photo  Seals splash on  The Harbour Seals had  another successful swim meet at  the Arbutus Club for 11 years  and over on February 11 and  12.  100 METRE BACKSTROKE:  Girls 11 & 12: Tara MacLeod 2:10:6:  Sarah Thorn 1:54:9; Tara O'Coffey  1:41:9; Nicole Gooldrup 1:34:5;  ���Kirsten Vader 1:31:6.  Boys 11 & 12: Craig Pollock 1:51;  Brad Vader 1:43:4.  Boys  13 &  14:   Brian  Lee  1:38:7;  Christopher Garbers 1:35:4.  100 METRE FREESTYLE:  Girls 11 & 12: Tara MacLeod 2:03:1;  Sarah  Thorn   1:45;   Tara  O'Coffey  1:37:2;   Nicole   Gooldrup   1:25:4;  Kirsten Vader 1:23:8.  Boys 11 & 12: Craig Pollock 1:37:7;  Brad Vader 1:27:7.  Boys 13 & 14: Christopher Garbers  1:22:8, Brian Lee 1:20:5.  50 METRE BREAST STROKE:  Girls 11 & 12: Tara MacLeod 1:07:6;  Sarah Thorn 55:4; Nicole Gooldrup  50:5; Tara O'Coffey 50:2; Kirsten  Vader 49:1.  Boys 11 & 12: Craig Pollock 53:8;  Brad Vader 51:9.  Boys 13 & 14: Christopher Garbers  50:6; Brian Lee 45:6 (5th place  ribbon).  100 METRE BUTTERFLY:  Girls 11 & 12: Tara O'Coffey 2:14;  Kirsten Vader 1:47:2; Nicole Gooldrup 1:44:1.  Boys 11 & 12: Brad Vader 2:09:3;  Craig Pollock 2:07.  Boys 13 &  14:  Brian Lee 1:56:05;  Christopher Garbers 1:48:2.  100 METRE BREAST STROKE:  Girls  11  P 12:  Candice Whittaker  2:00:07; Tara O'Coffey 1:51; Nicole  Gooldrup   1:49:6;   Kirsten   Vader  1:47:2.  Boys 11 & 12: Brad Vader 1:50:7.  Boys 13 & 14: Christopher Garbers  1:47:5; Brian Lee 1:41:6.  50 METRE BACKSTROKE:  Girls 11 & 12: Tara MacLeod 58:8;  Sarah  Thorn   49:9;  Tara  O'Coffey  48:1; Candice Whittaker 47:8; Nicole  Gooldrup  42:8 (4th  place  ribbon);  Kirsten Vader 41:6 (2nd place ribbon).  Boys 11 & 12: Craig Pollock 51:8;  Brad Vader 45:2.  Boys   13   &   14:   Brian   Lee   45:4;  Christopher Garbers 41:9 (6th place  ribbon).  50 METRE FREESTYLE:  Girls 11 & 12: Tara MacLeod 50:1;  Sarah  Thorn  42:8;  Tara  O'Coffey  40:4; Candice Whittaker 39:3; Nicole  Gooldrup 38:8; Kirsten Vader 34:8.  Boys 11 & 12: Craig Pollock 40:3;  Brad Vader 37.  Boys 13 & 14: Christopher Garbers  37:2; Brian Lee 35:7.  50 METRE BUTTERFLY:  Girls 11 & 12: Tara O'Coffey 56:6;  Sarah Thorn 50:5; Candice Whittaker  45:1; Nicole Gooldrup 44:1; Kirsten  Vader 43:2 (6th place ribbon).  Boys 11 & 12: Craig Pollock 49:5;  Brad Vader 47:9.  Boys   13  &   14:   Brian   Lee   49:5;  Christopher Garbers 47:5 (6th place  ribbon).  Minor baseball  Gibsons minor baseball is fast  approaching another season.  Our first year being associated  with B.C. Minor Baseball was  an all round success, as local  teams represented Gibsons well  in the provincial play-offs.  Last year saw 32 teams from  Gibsons to Pender Harbour of  boys and girls from six to 16  compete locally and in Vancouver.  Pender Harbour looks to be  the hotspot of baseball at the  moment, with possibly three  new teams entering the league in  different divisions.  Gibsons reportedly will have  expansion in their Pony Division 13 to 14 year olds and  possibly T-Ball six to nine year  olds.  Sechelt is hoping to maintain  the same teams as last year, but  parental participation in all  levels at coaching, umpiring and  administration is desperately  needed to ensure that these  children will have an opportunity to play, and compete.  If anyone has any uniforms  (old or new), ball equipment or  trophies, minor ball would appreciate them. They may be  dropped off at Kingo Diesel in  Gibsons or if a pickup is needed  call Bruce Wallis at 886-8181.  Registration for players from  Port Mellon to Roberts Creek  will take place at the Sunnycrest  Mall the next three weekends  -March 8, 9, March 15, 16 and  March 22, 23. Times of registration are Fridays 5 to 8:30 p.m.  and Saturdays 12 noon to 5:30  p.m.  Any other inquiries as to  coaching, umpiring, sponsoring  or administering may be  directed to Ray Hickman,  886-7352 or Roy Bently  886-9050.  Tennis action hot  Action was fast and furious last  weekend at the Wakefield Tennis Club's second annual Men's  and Ladies' Doubles Tournament.  Of the eight ladies' teams  Leah and Bonnie Bennett  defeated Janice Brown and  Janet Clayton in an exciting 6-4,  4-6, 6-4 "A" final.  The ladies' "B" final went to  Val McCourt and Liz Wright  over Lisa McCourt and Sara  Bennett 6-2, 7-6.  The men's "A" final saw last  year's champions Brian Bennett  and Robbie Jonas defend their  title over Russ Crum and Eric  Cardinall 6-3, 6-2.  In the "B'"s Gord Kammerle  and Brian Boyd defeated John  Johnson and Rick Radymski  7-5, 6-3.  The next tournament, the  Men's and Ladies' Singles will  be held April 12, 13 and 14 so  get out on those courts and  practise up.  Beginner level classes continue each month at the  Wakefield with the next class  starting Saturday, March 8.  Call the club for more information 886-7666.  m  iTIDE  TABLES  *  ___���-.     I  Wed. Mar. 6 1   Fri. Mar. 8  Sun. Mar. 10  _MI_}|__k       0540        14.9   1 0000          3.6  0125          6.6  1115         9.2   I 0635        15.2  0735        15.2  1630        13.7  1240          6.6  1410     ���    4.5  2315          2.6  1825         13.9  2040        13.5  Tue. Mar. 5  Thur. Mar. 7  Sat. Mar. 9  Mon. Mar. 11  0510        14.8  0605         15.1  0040          5.0  0210          8.3  1040        10.3  1200          7.9  0705         15.2  0805         15.0  1525        13.3  1725         13.9  1325          5.4  1505          3.9  2230          2.2 i  1930        13.8  2155         13.3  For Skookumchuk  Narrows add 30 mins  and 1 ft. lower and  Reference: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Tim.  higher.  by Judy Frampton  A very successful Ladies'  Open Bonspiel is over for  another year. There are a  number of people that deserve a  lot of credit for making this  year's "Sunshine Spiel" the success that it was.  First of all, Jean Rowledge  for her wonderful decorations  that really brightened the old  rink up; Ron Baba and Howie  Larsen and kitchen crew for a  v superb dinner Saturday night  and their constant attendance  during the spiel helping clean  the ice and work upstairs.  A big thanks to Bobby Emerson for 12 hours of kitchen duty  Saturday. Thanks also to  Maureen Sadler, Jean  Rowledge, Lou Niven and  Helen Sallis for their hand knitted sweaters and quilted silk  vest.  A very special thank you  from all 100 ladies attending the  spiel to Ken Stewart, David  Nestman, Alex Skytte, Danny  Nestman and Larry "Bongo"  Knowles for providing us with  so many laughs Saturday night.  You were great sports guys  and I only hope that Bongo,  "Miss Sunshine Gal for 1985"  enjoys her reign!  The Lorraine Berezan rink  from Cloverdale won the "A"  event over our local team of  Aleta Giroux, Maureen Sadler,  Strikes and Spares  by Bud Mulcaster  Some good games and totals  last week. In the Classic league  Edna Bellerive a 302 single and  an 847 four game total, Gwen  Edmonds a 343-991 total and  Lome Christie a 265-948 total.  In the Gibsons "A" league  Don Slack 311-676, Barb  Christie 335-725, Milt Wilhelms  320-784 and Freeman Reynolds  a 316 single and highest triple of  the week with 869.  In the Wed. Coffee league  Dot Robinson a 307 single and a  784 triple and in the Slough-Off  league Michele Solinsky a 325  single and an 814 triple and  Nora Solinsky rolled two games  of 308 and an 864 triple.  Other good scores:  CLASSIC:  Bonnie McConnell  241670  Rita Johnston  245-848  Gary Frewin  239-673  Sue Whiting  281-866  Gerry Martin  228-674  Bonnie McConnell  269-891  Bob McConnell  278-776  TUES. COFFEE:  PHUNTASTIQUE:  Lisa Kincaid  257656  Sandra McHeffey  296-621  Lori Dempster  242-660  Dorothy Hanson  245-651  Lee Larsen  272-725  Joe McCluskie  267-668  SWINGERS:  SECHELT G.A.'s:  Belle Wilson  220-610  Merle Hately  260-562  Len Hornett  278-621  Frank Bonin  204-570  Jim Gilchrist  263-703  Norm Lambert  268-617  GIBSONS "A":  BUCKSKINS:  Sue Whiting  256-675  Doreen Dixon  218-615  Clayton Cunningham  272-669  Bill August  283-694  Andy Spence  259-687  Y.B.C.:  Lome Christie  289733  PEEWEE&  WED. COFFEE:  Nicole Worsley  164-276  Edna Bellerive  230-643  Tova Skytte  173-329  Marion Reeves  292-667  Kevin Hodgins  131-249  SOUGHOFFS:  Tel Craighead  148-282  Carol Tetzlaff  268-654  BANTAMS:  Irene Rottluf f  262-682  Tammy Koch  144-411  Marjorie Nicholson  267-712  Sherry Whiting  151-422  BALL & CHAIN:  Michele Casey  157-434  Laurie-Ann Ketter  255-642  Melissa Hood  162-443  Adam Bothwell  150-383  m  Neil Clark  178-384  ���___^. Mr _*���%���  m  JUNIORS:  /uRVj  f  Karen Foley  234-499  Craig Kincaid  196-551  Elaine Hunter and Jean  Rowledge. Third in the "A';'  was the Lee rink and fourth was  the Smith rink, both teams were  from the North Shore Winter  Club.  First in the "B" was the Ivy  Harris rink from Cloverdale  beating out Helen Sallis;,  Marlene Doran, Barb Rezan-  soff and Sherri Vaughn of Gibsons in a very close fought  game. Third in the "B" was the  Carolyn Moore rink from  Squamish and fourth was the  Louise Mitchen rink from  North Delta.  The Nora Solinsky rink with  Carole Skytte, Georgina  Gelinas and Doreen Stewart of  Gibsons captured the "C"  event in an extra end over the  Peggy Ragan rink of White  Rock. Third in the "C" was the  Shirley Baker rink from  Langley and fourth was the  Dohlman rink from Mission.  We would like to thank all  our sponsors for supporting us  again this year - and a special  thank you to Super Valu.  League curling will end in  two weeks, with playoffs the  following week - remember that  dues are long overdue and only  paid up members will be allowed to curl in the playoffs.  The Junior League has finished for the year with the Julie  Reeves rink of Stuart Frampton, Neal Clarke and Chris  Kirkman capturing both the  regular league title and the  playoffs. Eighteen of the  juniors will be curling in Powell  River this weekend in an exchange match. Good luck kids!  The following are the league  standings for minor hockey for  the weekend of February 23 and  24. Some games were cancelled  due to snow.  PUPS:  Bumper to Bumper 11  Big Mac's 5  Goals-Bumper to Bumper Jeremy  Ruck, 4; Michael Yates, 4; Tyler  Gray, 3.  Goals-Big Mac's: Bart Soles, 3;  Bill McLennan, 2.  ATOMS:  Super Valu 6  Lions Cubs 5  Goals-Super     Valu:     Dean  Stockwell, 5; Cody Munson, \>.  Goals-Lions Cubs: Jason Cochet,  2; Murray Hawes, 1; Eric Sweet, 1;  Mike Lewis, 1.  Super Value  Elphie Rec 4  Goals-Super Valu: Cody Munson,  2; Scot Doyle, 2; Dean Stockwell,  2.  Goals-Elphie Rec: Graham Ruck,  2; R. Brackett, 1; Candy Clark, 1.  PEE WEE:  Standard Oilers 10  TBS 7  Minor  '6  In the 11 and 12 years division, Gibsons Building Supplies  defeated Elphinstone Rec by a  score of 6-5, while in the nine  and 10 years division, Pharmasave beat Shop Easy by 6-1  and Elphinstone Rec trounced  Roberts Creek Legion 10-1.  The points standings are as  follows: in the 11 and 12 years  division, Sunshine Coast Lions,  4; Elphinston Rec, 18 and Gibsons Building Supplies stand at  8.  The nine and 10 years division point standings are Shop  Easy, 19; Roberts Creek  Legion, 7; Elphinstone Rec, 13  and Pharmasave, 29.  Top Point Getter-Oilers: Ken  Ewen, 5.  Top Point Getter-TBS: Shane Joe,  4; Tim Horseman, 2.  Shamans Reps 6  St. George 5  Top Point Getter David Paetkau,  Ken Ewen; David scoring winner  with 10 seconds to play.  Shaman Reps 11  St. George 4  Top Point Getter Justin Ahrens,  Brian Dusenbury and Clay Munson.  Coquitlam House 11  Standard Oilers 7  Top   Point   Getter-Oilers:   Ken  Ewen, 4; Brian Dusenbury, 2.  TBS 8  Power River House 2  Top Point Getter-TBS: Shane Joe,  4; Darren Brackett, 3.  Legion 109 8  Powell River House 4  Goals-Legion 109: Jason  Gallagher, 2; Ian Sweet, 2; Mark  Poulsen, 1; John Rogers, 1; Darryl  Brackett, 1; Eric Mueller-Thode,  1.  BANTAMS:  Esso Dealers 10  Weldwood 3  Top Point Getters-Esso: Ryan  Paul, 4; Darren Pollock, 2; David  Maclntyre, 2.  Top   Point   Getters-Weld wood:  Kevin Hanson, 2; Mike Ewen, 1.  Esso Dealers 11  Jacksons 1  Top Point Getters-Esso: Ryan  Paul, 4; Ken Sorensen, 3; Darren  Pollock, 2.  MIDGET&  Salish Hawks 3  At Cloverdale 2  PENDER HARBOUR  DIESEL CO. LTD*  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  Hwy 101,  Madeira Park  883-2616  PUBLIC NOTICE  Town of Gibsons  Any group wishing to use the fields at  BROTHERS PARK  in 1985  is invited to send a representative to a  BOOKING MEETING  on  Wednesday, March 6, 7:30 p.m.  in the Council Chamber,  1490 South Fletcher Road/Gibsons, B.C.  (Mrs.) R. Lorraine Goddard  Clerk-Treasurer  !  t  t  WE DO I.C.B.C. CLAIMS      \  ' ji(l%��Tli*rltirnl  Rapid  Transit  Comes To  Sechelt  A new form of economical  transportation has come to  the Sunshine Coast. It takes  form as the RAPID 130, a  four sealer sports coupe  which utilizes regular gas  and delivers 45 mpg (hwy).  The car boasts superh  handling, a marvelous list  of standard equipment and  sells for less than $7,000.  Also included is WaxoyTs 5  year unlimited mileage rust  proofing warranty.  Skookum Auto. Sechelt,  has sold out its first shipment of these SKODA 130  RAPIDS. You can now  order or choose from their  2nd shipment by indicating  your colour preference.  Move up to RAPID TRANSIT.  ...until Wally said, "Don't worry, I can fix it."  He can help you too. Wal-Ven Auto Don't Hesitate. Take your car to Wally  Body has the skills and the equipment       for a fast.-free estimate, complete  to repair anything on wheels. repairs and quality workmanship. Coast News, March 4,1985  13.  '"���JM  Mb-^^wM *���'** -��-    * ?    wot fM > -vyv-* asm ^**?t;3Z$%*t;.^:;^?��f *  ^t:y^y��i      ._. *?A v��.!___.._��,���   ������-*  ��� "t  .^ r-V-*^^w��*.-s  . k-���  r^>.WBS&ss�� * \ .* *���- - **.���  -   - ?-���:*  '     .:-���.���*  ���*���*���. -.'*.      --   #vr  '      '"  "'"  "*'  "'" '"'"' "     _^_^_____ |fr| _.__ f   ^ Bllinn     || |         in |  ��� |       |  The Gibsons fourth division side went down 10-0 to a powerful Meralomas attack last Saturday. The  third division team trounced the Red Lions at Braemar by a score of 30-6. -j��y Pomfret photo  NDP hears from MLA  MLA Don Lockstead attended the February 27 NDP  meeting and brought members  up to date on developments in  the legislature, which has just  completed its first session since  May of 1984.  Prior to Lockstead's speech,  the NDP Club passed three  resolutions to be taken to the  up-coming provincial convention. The first asks that  mariculture and, more importantly, salmon enhancement,  programs receive money,  technical expertise and  sophisticated training in order  to ensure short and long term  employment on the Sunshine  Coast.  The second calls for the  dissolution of the B.C. Ferry  Corporation and the ferry services' incorporation into the  Department of Highways; and  the third calls for a declaration  of British Columbia as a  nuclear-weapons-free zone,  similar to New Zealand and  Greenland.  On the business of the  legislature, Lockstead said:  "In spite of the new tone of  co-operation, the government  has programs they'll pursue for  better or for worse; they are  C-tureli  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 C. Reid  Church Telephone  886-2333  ���Bt% H% JKV-  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  ���^�� S_% -^t>      -  ... -     -������     . . .  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  Worship Service  Evening Fellowship  Wednesday  Home Fellowship  10:00a.m.  11:00 a.m.  6:00 p.m.  7:30p.m.  Pastor Dave Shiness>  _ 9fk Jfa Jf* .   CALVARY BAPTIST  CHURCH  Park Road, Gibsons  Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.  Sunday Worship Services  11:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.  Home Fellowship Groups  Rev. Dale D. Peterson  886-2611  JH**-  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  -��l.tf>.*V-  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.  1 st Sunday Every Month   ��>>.*�� 4i   GRACE REFORMED  COMMUNITY  CHURCH  Sunday  Sechelt Elementary School  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Studies in Genesis       11:00 a.m.  Home Meetings  Studies'in Matthew       7:30 p.m.  Wednesday  Home Bible Study        7:30 p.m.  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488  , .^fr Jjk *$��b ���  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.  -fmfifltfi-  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   at,*,**   CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  SERVICES  Sunday Service &  Sunday School 11:45 a.m.  Wednesday 7:30 p.m.  in United Church Building  Davis Bay  885-2506 or 886-7882   *i .��-}���%_   THE CHURCH OF  JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS  Davis Bay Rd. - Wilson Creek ��� Davis Bay Community Hal  Sacrament Service 9:00 a.m.Sunday School 9:55 a.m.  Branch President Reg. H. Robinson 886-2382   ���%'b     -*��>      ^o   determined to carry on no matter what the opposition...  However, there's no way  we won't speak out against  legislation that is obnoxious to  us."  Several members were very  upset by Bob Skelly (provincial  leader of the NDP) and his  failure to take the premier to  task over the proposed MLA  pay increase.  Helen Roy said, "It was a  shameful day when the NDP  voted with the Socreds on the  raise," and continued to point  out that the "grass roots people  who are NDP supporters" are  the people suffering most from  restraint and unemployment.  However, it was argued by  several other members that the  NDP has never supported the  Socred restraint program,  which was largely created as a  public relations program by  Patrick Kinsella, so that accepting restraint in this instance  would be lending credence to  the program.  Education cut-backs, concessions to the forest industry and  the state of B.C. Hydro were  also topics of discussion. On  education, Lockstead pointed  out that the amended Public  School Act has confiscated  commercial and industrial tax  bases for education, and that in  1976, the province paid 46 per  cent of the total school budget,  whereas now, when the burden  rests mainly on the shoulders of  the residential taxpayer, it pays  only 32.1 per cent of the total  budget.  Although the government insists that the education budget  has actually risen, figures do not  take into account the 26 per cent  inflation rate since 1981.  As far as concessions to the  forest industry, an important  consideration in this area,  Lockstead said that they won't  be known until the budget is  brought down, but it is  suspected that a decrease in the  cost of water licences may be  part of the package; water  licences have risen 1,000 per  cent since 1981 and a decrease  would enable companies to keep  operations alive.  There is a possibility that the  per kilowatt hour rate would be  reduced for companies such as  MacMillan Bloedel to 1.3 cents  per kw hour, whereas residential users pay 5 cents per kw  hour. The NDP sees these concessions as evidence of the  Socred's preferential treatment  of major corporations.  The exorbitant rates that  Hydro is proposing are due, said  Lockstead, to their ten year  forecast being badly out of line;  projects such as the Revelstoke  Dam and the Cheekeye-  Dunsmuir Line have created a  huge surplus of power that  hydro is now unable to sell,  leaving the taxpayer and hydro  user with the bill, which, in the  case of the Cheekeye-Dunsmuir  Line will be as high as $1.2  billion (as opposed to the  original projections of $350  million.)  The legislature meets again  on March 4 and Lockstead  assured the NDP members that  the party would be vocal in its  push for job creation.  "CHURCH^3  PEOPLE  Who desire an alternative  with the exclusive use of  the Anglican Prayer Book  are invited to attend ser-  vices at 11 o'clock  Sunday mornings at Davis Bay  For particulars  Phone 885-5042  John Low  mrnrnmoMommmm  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE ft SUSPENSION  CENTRE  886-2700      886-8167  Hwy. 101. just West of Gibsons  ��� CLEANING SERVICES ���  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  885-9973 886-2938J  ��� CONTRACTING ���  can: Swan sort's  For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel  Dump Truck Rental  llfr^HIl Formed Concrete Products  Phone 885-9666 ��� 885-53337  ��� EXCAVATING ���  f RAY HANSEN TRUCKIMG A  & CONTRACTING LTD.  Gravel, Clearing & Excavating,  Septic Systems, All Types of Gravel  ^ Box 218 Midrtra Pirk VON 2H0      M5-I2Z2  Wayne Ross  Excavating Ltd.  For all your Backhoe Needs  Roberts Creek Eves 885-56 i 7  ��� FLOOR COVERING ���  ( KEN DE VRIES & SON ^  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.   j  Carpets - Tiles - Linoleums - Drapes  Wallcoverings - Custom Window Shades  Steam Cleaning _aar��i  'W^W^Wt&W^.  %ww&m  AUTOMOTIVE  REPAIRS TO ALL MAKES  "The Rad Shop"  COLLISION REPAIRS 886-7919  B.C.A.A.   Approved Hwy 101. Gibson*  ��� CONTRACTING ���  ROOFING  FREE  V  ESTIMATES  Specializing in all types of  commercial & residential roofing  886-2087  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  /"  POMFRET  CONSTRUCTION  For all aspects of  >V  residential & commercial construction  886-3770  GIBSONS REAM MIX  SUBSIDIARY OF RENCO CONCRETE LTD.  886-8174  886-8174  P.O. Box 737, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  ��� EXCAVATING ���  J.F.W. EHCAVATMQ LTD.  ��Septic Fields ��� Excavations ��� Clearing ���  886-8071  K.rrl Kd.  (iibsoiis  886-7 I I 2  Hwy 101. Gibsons  _^*V  17 Years Experience Commercial And Residential^  ' SW-2923      MS-3M1 ,  JANDE EXCAVATING  Dlv. of Kowa Enterprises Ltd.  450 Loader Land Clearing  R. R. 2. Leek Road.      DumP Truck l��e * Ecln*  ���^Gibsons. B.C. VON 1VO       886-9453        Bellerive  ��� HEATING ���  LIQUID  GAS LTD  Hwy. 101   Sechell  between  SI. Marys  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hul.  Mon.-Fri.   8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 885-2360  I Canadian!  BC FERRIES  ^ Schedule  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  I  WINTER 1984  Effective Friday, March 1,  1985 fo Wednesday, June 26,  1985 inclusive:  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am      5:30 pm  ��� 7:25  9:15  v>  ��� 9:30  1:15 pm  *3:30  Lv. Langdale  6:20 am      4:30 pmSjij  * 8:30 6:30      ��� S = |  * 12:25 pm *8:20        |��  2:30  IMINI BUS SCHEDULE  Lv. Earls Cove  6:40 am      6:30 pm  10:30 8:30  ��� 12:25 pm *10:20  4:30  Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45 am   *5:30 pm  ��� 9:15  11:30  3:30 pm  Leaves Sechelt  for Gibsons  The Dock. Cowrie Street  Monday  8:40 a.m.  ���10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  Tuesday *  8:40 a.m.  *10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Wednesday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00 a.m.  1.00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  Thursday  8:40 a.m.  ���10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  7:30  9:30  Friday  8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  Leaves Gibsons  (or Sechelt  Lower Gibsons.'  Municipal Parking Lot.  Gower Pt. Rd.  9:15 a.m.  ���10:45 a.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  1:50 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  ���10:45 a.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  ' 1:35 p.m.  ' 4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  10:45 a.m  4:00 p.m.  'LOWER ROAD" route - via Flume Road. Beach Avenue & Lower Road  NOTE: FRIDAY RUN FROM SECHELT TO GIBSONS AT 1:00 PM AND RETURN TRIP AT 1:30 PM HAVE BEEN CANCELLED  MARINE  ��� MISC SERVICES*  r  SEATEC MARINE  Marine Mechanic       Diving Service  Call 7:30 a.m.   885-4-4-79   Bernie Cote  ��� MISC SERVICES ���  CHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  "N  GIBSONS TAX  SERVICE        A. Jack  Income Tax Preparation  All business strictly confidential  Q.767 Martin Rd. Gibsons      886-7878  DONOVAN LOG HOMES  by Chrismas Enterprises Ltd.  Build your snug and cozy log home  on the new "NRG" insulated forms.  Cell Carl at  885-4511 or 885-5687  ^\  V_  HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.   886-2912 J     886-7359  Conversion   Windows,   Glass,  Auto   &   Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens, ,,                  n                    Mirrors  ���  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.           J  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  ��� CABINETS ���  886-9411  Showroom: Pratt Rd. A Hwy. 101   Open: Sat. 10-4 or anytime by app't. ^  'coast e *  TB1ACTOR   & Equipment Ltd.  For Industrial and Forestry Equipment  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Archie Morrison - Bus. 524-0101      Res. 939-4230  ��� RENTALS ���  Gibsons  Telephone  Answering  Service  for information call 886-73 I I  Service  Is our >V^pV5y only  __*c  business  Gibsons  Behind Windsor Plywood  Seafoltd 886-8744 ^  *_r_T_l_r^V Residential &  A \9W\JPg_0     Commercial  RENTALS 14  Coast News, March 4,1985  mm  life  iii^  i��ii  !��&!  :0m  liii  tail  itii  liii  Sill  Ilia  fcftet & Tr.tfe  flillji  Wasted to K��At  Bed ��. Src��kf��3t  iiiiijiilllpilllll  H  BLCI, Yukon  Coast News Classifieds  On the  Sunshine Coast  First in Convenience &  First in Service  Off   Drop  your Classifieds  at any one of our  Friendly People  Places  on the Sunshine Coast  :���"������: Homes;  & Property  By owner, three bdrm. home on  1.01 acres. Waterfront, Roberts  Creek. Carport, woodshed, bsmt.  Stairs to beach & boathouse. Offers on $129,000.886-3021. #10  1 Vz yr. old 3 bdrm. rancher on %  acre.   F.P.   $59,900.   Phone  885-7854.                             #9  $40,420  NEW HOMES  FOR INFO 886-7309  #9  SPECTACULAR VIEW HOME  1300 sq. ft., 2% bdrm., FP,  skylights, total privacy on % acre  lot in Granthams. Assum. mortgage. Priced to sell $59,900.  886-8555. #9  Abbs Rd. Large 5 bdrm. home  with in-law suite, excellent view.  Low down payment, 101/2%  financing. 886-9648. #9  n<f"^mmm���m*9u��99imm  1ELP!  Driftwood II still needs to  borrow several items to  furnish the set of the  turn-of-the-century farce  j    "The Ladies'Tailor",  'which runs March 13-16 in  Gibsons Elementary School.  ��� Edwardian Couch  ��� Desk  ��� Small  old-fashioned  end table  ��� Hanging work light  If you can help, please call  Fran at 885-3577 or the  Coast News at 886-2622.  Sthil 041  886-3439.  Why wait for spring? Do it now.  Dead car removal. Free! Garry's  Crane, 886-7028. TFN  Approx. 3 cords of cedar mill cutoffs. Need cutting to stove length.  Pay   delivery   $50   approx.  .886-8404. #11  ���IN PENDER HARBOUR  Taylor's Garden  Bay Store  883-2253  Centre Hardware  & Gifts  883-9914  ������-  IN HALFMOON BAY ���  B & J Store  885-9435  mmmmmmm \K SECHELT mmmmmm~  Books & Stuff  885-2625  , Davis Bay  Peninsula  Market  885-9721  "���"ROBERTS CREEK'  Seaview Market  885-3400   IN GIBSONS   "���  Adventure  Electronics  886-7215  BURROWS: Fred & Diana are  pleased to announce the birth of  their daughter Juliet Alexandra  born Feb. 26,1985 at St. Mary's  Hospital weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz.  Proud grandparents, Mr. & Mrs.  G.A. Burrows of North Vancouver  & Mrs. Lily Chen of Gibsons.  Special thanks to Dr. Yaxley and  hospital staff. #9  Obituaries  CAPLE: Bice (Edith Beatrix) died  February 20 after a long illness.  Survived by her husband Kenneth; children, Janet Dolman,  Katharine Brown & Roderick  Caple; seven grandchildren and a  great grandson. #9  "In memory" donations to B.C.  Heart Fund, Box 1525, Gibsons,  gratefully received. Card will be  sent to bereaved with donor's  name. Envelopes are available at  your bank. #9  In Memoriam  NELSON: In loving memory of our  dear husband & father Harry who  passed away Feb. 26, 1984.  Sadly missed by wife Grace & son  Bill.  ^ #8  Thank You  I would like to meet a nice lady,  age 60-70, to share my lovely  home and travel. I have a new car  and financially secure. Send  replies to Box 595, Gibsons, B.C.  V0N1V0. #11  Alcoholics Anonymous,  883-9903, 885-2896, 886-7272,  886-2954. TFN  Announcements  Consignment outlet for high  quality cottage industry & crafts.  Ph. Ruth eves. 886-8328.     #10  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  Jewelry Making Workshops Mar.  16. Beginners. Mar. 16.lnterm-  ed. Mar. 17. Teenagers Mar. 16.  885-7606,885-2687. #10  sale. Mar.  to  R.C.L.  #10  2 family garage sale. Rain or  shine, Mar. 9 & 10 at 9 - 2 on  Pratt Rd. & Sunnyside Dr. 1st  house to the right. #9  Multi family garage sale. March 9  & 10, corner of South Fletcher &  Wynn Rd. Watch for signs.     #9  Sunday, March 10, moving sale:  tools, boat trailer, lots of goodies.  Reed Rd. south off North Rd.  Watch signs. #9'  Barter & Trade  Commodore 64 games and programs to trade. Eves. 886-8478.  #9  Garage & rummage  30, 10-noon. L.A.  #109, at the hall.  Silk Painting Workshop. Paint  your own scarf. $25 includes  materials.   Shadow   Baux  Galleries. 885-7606.  #9  Bouquets of roses to Sonia & Ray  for hosting our surprise anniversary party, all our friends who attended, Allan & Rick who were  unable to attend & Andy & Tula,  Andy's Restaurant for their kindness. Tim & Gwen. #9  8-       Weddings  &. Engagements  WEDDING  or  ENGAGEMENT     ,.  happening in your family? Announce the happy event in our  classified ads. Call 886-2622 or  886-7817.  Phone us today about our  beautiful selection of personalized  wedding invitations, napkins,  matches, stationery, and more!  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems.  886-2023. TFN  The SurujhlneCoaat^  reserves the right to classify  advertisements under appropriate headings and  determine page location.  The Sunshine Coast- News  also reserves the right to  revise or reject any advertising which in the opinion of  the Publisher is in questionable taste. In the event  that any advertisement is rejected the sum paid for the  advertisement will be  refunded.  Minimum ��4" p��r 3 Una Insertion.  Each additional line '1w. Use our economical last  weak tree rata. Pre-pay your ad for 2 weeks & get  the third week FREE.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found.  No billing or telephone orders are accepted except  from customers who have accounts with us.  Cash, cheques or money orders  must accompany all classified advertising.  NOON SATURDAY  JUUU PV8HUB WMfAMUR  Please mail to:  COAST NEWS Classified.  Box 460. Gibsons  j  ���   Or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places listed above  I     Minimum *4~ per 3 Una Insertion.  I  1  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  Brown leather wallet w/identifica-  tion cards. Jean Taylor, Bowen  Island. 886-3325. #9  1 yr. old orange & white Brittany  spaniel. Rbts. Ck. $100 reward..  886-945D, #9  '* Pets  &. Livestock  Can you help? I need a loving  home. I am a very affectionate,  clean, housebroken cat. I have  tbeen spayed & have all my shots.  I have short white hair with black  markings. If you're interested in  ��� meeting me, please phone my  friends at 886-7025, 886-8280.  #9  ' 25 Rhode Island laying chickens.  $4 each. 886-9440. #11  Horvath tack & farm supplies.  New & used English & Western  horse supplies. For info Colleen  886-2753. 2 yr. mare reg'd. V*  horse. Offers or trade. #9  For Sale  Multicycle Inglis auto washer  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  Hay $3.50  Straw $3.50  Mulch $2.50  885-9357  TFN  T & S Soil  Mushroom manure $30 per yard  $25 for seniors. Cheaper by the  truckload. Call after 6. 885-5669.  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  Horse manure, mostly aged,  U-Load. $20 per PU or 3 loads for  $50.885-9969. TFN  I  l:                          :  3  l      :  ���JZZC    :  :       nz               :  ���*_���      :  " 1���1  ���jo      :  j   j   *  ��   * L_ \  i   1   1   1  ���        '         '        '        ���  1 1  c      :  1 1  ..c _e :  ���   i   i���i   i  i  t  t  i���i  i  1 I  I  I  1  CLASSIFICATION:  L���  ��__.  For Sale, For Rent. etc.  __  I  J  Registered chestnut Arab mare  12    yrs.,     15.1     hands, j buys  English/West. 886-7779.       #9  Reg'd. standard bred gelding. 9  yrs., 16 HH, well trained, good  strong healthy horse, good  disposition $1250 OBO or trade  WHY. Wayne 886-2962.       #10  2323=  3333333333]  DOWN QUILTS Starling at  $139  SOFA & CHAIR  $599  4 DRAWER DRESSER  $139  2 DRAWER NIGHT TABLE  $79  SWIVEL ROCKER  $269  * Delivery Extra *  KERN'S  HOME  FURNISHINGS  886-8886  <%-���%��� ^^ -^ <%.-^ <W^-^.-*,-^.'<. <%.-v��  "Ginger Jar" shape table lamps  white with floral design $45 ea.;  cabinet stereo (phono, AM/FM,  8-trac tape deck) $130. Phone  886-3021. #1  2 single beds, 1 Captain's with  drawers, 1 brass $70 each.  886-3714 after 4 p.m. #9  GREENHOUSE GLASS  3 mil tempered 34x76 - $15,  28x76 - $12.50. 20% off bulk  Call after 6. 886-8092.  #9  Free to good homes, adult nanny  goats. 886-9898. #10  Love, loyalty, intelligent companionship, Lairsdown reg.  Shelties. 885-2550. #10  Music  DARKROOM  enlarger, timer, trays, etc. Will  sell as pkg. or sep. 886-8476. #9  New wood stove $275. 1 pair of  Cockatiels and 2 cages $175.  1886-7854. #9  CERAMIC  Paints,   greenware,   decals,  custom   firing.   Lois   &   Ken  Ceramics,   Johnson   Rd.,  , Langdale. 886-7824. #10  I  If you play a band instrument and  would like to play in a concert  band on the Sunshine Coast call  885-4509. #10  TRI-PHOTO'S  IN THE DARK  Now available. In-store processing of ��� your old black/white  photos and negatives. No  negative? No problem.  TRI-PH0T0  "Giving you one more way to  preserve the memories"  Sechelt  885-2882  #11  FIREWOOD   DRY  885-9601 after 5.  FIR.  Phone  #11  Recliner chair gold nagh. $45;  digital clock AM/FM radio $12.  Wanted: garden umbrella &  peevee. 886-8465. #11  New-2 five drawer unfinished  chests 24"W 36"H 17"D. $90  each. 885-3417,885-3310. #11  TOY SHOP  in the  ^  Sunnycrest Mall  is now  OPEN  Chainsaw Homelite XL12. Aut.  ex. cond. $250. 886-8787.     #9  Moving overseas. Assorted  household items, furniture for  sale this wk. only. 886-3710.  #9  Swing-A-Matic baby swing $25;  mother care bouncing cuddle seat  $15,885-2594. #10  FURNITURE  / YEAR INTEREST FREE  On Purchases  Over $1000  NQ DOWN PAYMENT  AND  NO PAYMENT  UNTIL MAY  Come & see our good selection  of new & used furniture.  Inquire about our  low monthly payments  INTERIOR DECORATING &  DESIGN SERVICE.  VISA �� MASTERCHARGE  ACCEPTED.  Open Tues. to Sat.  10 to 5  Claholm hirniture  Inlet Ave   885-3713  I   / Ml<>< k   Ninth ill  S��'< hfll  Hosl  Ollii i-  75 lb. weight set, bench & leg  press $125. Eves. 886-9320,  days 886-9956. #9  VW Beetle 1973 low miles $1200.  Double glazed new wood frame  windows and French door. Paid  $2700,   take   best   offer.  886-7831. #9  _  #9  Washer & dryer, 3 yrs. old,  mond colour $550. 886-9408.  Old Grandmother clock, china  cabinet, oak buffet, loom, gls. &  brass tables, knickknacks,  glassware, china, etc. Shell Station, Garden Bay Rd. 883-9113.  #10  Split alder delivered. Get wood  Now for next winter. $70 1 cord,  4 cords $240. 883-9235.      #10  Spring Special. 4 cu. ft. peat  moss $7.99. Quality Farm &  Garden, Pratt Rd., Gibsons.   #10  Moffat gourmet kitchen stove,  white good working order $200.  Grange mattress & boxspring QS,  good cond. $70. 886-7267.  #11  20 kg Barker's dog food $13.95.  Quality Farm & Garden Supply,  Gibsons. #10  Wheelchair, oversize tires, extra  parts, good cond. $200. Ph.  886-7413. #10  ft.  Satellite  System  $1995.*  * installation extra  Green Onion  Earth Station  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  884-5240/886-7414  MAJOR APPLIANCE  SERVICING  GIBSONS SHOP CLEARANCE  886-2422  T.V.'s from    $50  Fridges from   $150  Ranges from   $150  Washers from   $395  Dryers from   $249  Dishwashers... from   $225  Freezers ��� -from   $349  90 DAY WARRANTY  PARTS & LABOUR  DELIVERY EXTRA  #9 SEAVIEW PLACE  HWY 101  NEXT TO GOOD TIMES HAIR SALON  GREEN SCENE. (Sunnycrest  Mall) Exhibition quality begonia &  dahlia tubers avail, now.  886-3371. #10  Permasteel building 76x48  Sechelt. Make an offer.  885-2214. TFN  77 Dodge van. 360,, PS, PB,  AM/FM cassette, swivel bkt.  seats, cust. paint & int. Chrome  rims, new TA's. dual exhaust 4  barrel. Offers to $4000, trades  cons. 886-7023 eves. 886-8141  days. Rick. #10  Collectors. 1963 Mercury Comet  200/6. Exc. cond. Must see.  $1075 OBO. 886-3057. #9  1975 GMC % ton van. Insulated,  auto, 350 eng., runs well. $1600  OBO. 886-3439. #11  Buy one-Get one free! Two  Beetles, 1966, good running condition. $1000 OBO. 886-8555.  #11  74 Vega 2 or 4 ctl., auto, AM/FM  radio, good tires w/2 new studded snows. 60,000 mi. Good runner. $650 OBO. 886-9751.     #9  1974 Buick wagon. Low mileage.  $500. Call 886-3350. #9  1971 Ford van, 302 motor $300  for parts. 3750 watt Genrac Gen.  $700. Phone 886-9431 after 6  p.m. #9  Free dead car & truck removal.  Prompt service. Ph. 886-8193  days. Ph. 886-9445 eves.     TFN  72 Toyota Corona 4-speed. 2nd  owner, rebuilt engine, ex. interior  $800.886-2673. #9  Parts 4-sale. 71 Beetle, 70 Corona, Chev 6 cyl. engine & trans.  & 6 & 8 bolt rims. 885-3337.  #9  1974 Hornet HB 6 cyl. auto, PS,  $950. 1976 Nova 4 dr., 6 cyl,  auto, radial tires $950.1974 Olds  Vista Cruiser wagon $950.  ,886-7919. Dealer #5848.        #9  . 68 Chrysler New Yorker. No rust,  newish trans. Needs tune up.  886-7613. #9  1983 Pontiac Grand Prix  Brougham 2 DSDN, air, 33,100  km. Like new. Many extras.  $12,000,883-2312. #9  1979 Chev stn wgn. PS & PB, air  cond. Needs paint, runs well.  Asking $1800.886-8634.     #10  69 % T Chevy 4x4 $1200. 62  Pontiac convertible $1500. Will  accept trades. 886-2565.     #10  1971 Toyota Corona. Good Gibsons runabout. Needs a little  work. $500 OBO. 886-7734.  #10  Volkswagon Sandrail $1100;  1970 Datsun 4 dr. $700; stock  car $500; Go-Kart $50. Will take  offers. 886-3091. #11  .64 Chev SW, 63 Chevy II, 74  Cougar XR7, 80 IT175 Yamaha,  72 650 Yamaha. Datsun parts.  886-8251. #11  75 Ford % ton Supercab PU.  Good box, runs well. $850. OBO.  886-8559. #11  69 Toyota Corolla 4 cyl. for parts,  runs excellently. $175 OBO.  885-4713,885-7641. #10  1979 Rabbit 4-dr., auto, AM/FM  cassette, sunroof. 886-3710.  #9  Wanted: 350 V8 engine in good  running cond. 885-7286.     #11  1968 VW 2-dr. sedan white. Very  unique looking, reliable transportation. $500.886-7025. #9  1981 Honda Accord 2-dr, H/B  auto, 70,000 km, good cond.  $5900. Must sell. 886-9277.  #11  f��tm**m��.ym^  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  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD  Insurance Claims  Condition and Valuation  Surveys   .  Phone 885-9425  or 885-3643  GIANT OUTBOARD SALE  Ex. rentals 9.9, 25, 35, 70 HP  1981-1984; exc. condition, exc.  prices. Lowes Resort, Madeira  Park, 883-2456. #11  1980 20 HP Merc O/B. $900.  885-2228. #11  Dickinson Pacific diesel range,  like new $600. 10 ft. Davidson  F/G rowboat $290. 1978 16 ft.  Thermoglass w/top, sounder,  ' CB, Johnson 0/B, trailer $1900  OBO. Elec. cement mixer $240.  Baycrest portable washer. $100.  885-9504. #11  10' Avon inflatable, new fir. brds.  & transom, bilge pump w/9.9 HP  Johnson. New ign. sys. & coils  last year. Runs great. Lots of fun.  $1000 OBO. Steve 886-3841.#11  17' FG Deep.V power boat. V.  clean & new upholst. and carpet.  2 pc. vinyl cover, safety equip.,  sounder, etc. 50 HP Merc 0/B  barely broken in. Now $3495  OBO. 886-8465. #11  16' Mirror Craft deep fishman, 25  HP Mercury outboard, exc. condition. C/W oars, life jackets &  anchor. $2200. 886-2373 day or  886-9404 eves. #11  Introducing  HARBERCRAFT  Full Size  Aluminum  Boats  10, 12, & 14 Ft.  58" Beam  Now on Display at  16' clinker type speedboat $150  OBO. 885-2898. TFN  Boat tops, seats, windshields  -custom made and repairs. Boat  hauling. W.W. Upholstery and  Boat Tops Ltd. 886-7310.     TFN  1980 21ft. Sunrunner, 200 HP &  9.8 0/B. Lots of extras.  $10,900. Ph. 886-7854. #9  ' Wooden boat 20' complete. Wells  Lane near Dougal. Offers..  886-2558 Brad. #13  SUNSHINE COAST  ADJUSTERS & MARINE  SURVEYORS LTD.  Marine Claims  C & D& Valuation Surveys  Mobile Homes  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park. 886-9826. TFN  12x68 Bonavista 3 bdrm., utility.  $15,500 or reas. offer.  885-3476. #9  14x70 '81 trailer. Appliances, in-  cld., beige decor. Like new.  886-2954. #10  2 bdrm. mobile home set up in  court.   Comeau   Mobile   Home  Park. $10,000 OBO. 886-9581.  #11  Motorcycles  1978 Honda 400 twin motorcycle.  Low miles, new tires, exc. shape  ,$875. 886-7919. Dealer #5848.  ' #9  , 1981  Yamaha motorcycle,  185  ! CC,   good   cond.   $600.   Ph.  885-5444. #9  FOAM  Mattresses,   Cushions,  Bolsters, Chips, etcetera.  All upholstery supplies for  the do-it-yourselfer.  Foam   &   fabric   specials,  come & have a look.  W.W. Upholstery  and Boat Tops Ltd.  886-7310  Campers  74 Timberline trailer. 21.5 ft.,  exc. cond. Deluxe bath, etc.  $4500.886-7136. #9  1971 Skylark travel trailer. 19',  good condition. $3500 OBO.  886-7208. #10  1983 Malibu stn. wgn. and 17'  Bigfoot   trailer.   Stove,   3-way  fridge, toilet, radio. Sell separate-  (ly. 885-3682. #11  1980 DT100. Exc. shape and  running condition. Spare  R-wheel. $400. Phone 886-7454.  #9~  Reliable couple wish to rent small  house with garage ASAP.  Carpenter/handyman. Would  trade repairs & upkeep for reduced rent. . Call collect 112-  294-3062 Dianne. #9  Furn. or unfurn. houses wanted  to rent for six month period.-  Phone 662-6242. #12 Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994, 7-10 p.m. TFN  Bonniebrook Lodge for rent, lease  or sale. Terms negotiable.  886-7377 or 886-2887.        TFN  Secluded 50x10 2 bdrm. house  trailer. Good view, 200' to safe  beach. 886-2962. #11  2 bedrm house cent. Gibsons.  Pensioners only, all elec. W/W  carpet. 886-2927. #11  2 bdrm. bsmt. ste. Gower Pt. Rd.  close to beach. Non-smoker, no  pets. Avail immed. $250.  886-8796 after 5. #11  1 bdrm. WF house w/airtight.  Reas. to resp. 1 or 2. Rbts.  Creek. 886-7070. #9  FOR RENT  Granthams Landing. 2  bedroom house with iantastic  view. Has (ridge, stove, garden  area and carport. $375. heat &  light included.  Phone 886-7802 after 6  2 bdrm., FP, view, no pets.  $350. 1 brdm. suite $225.  886-7204. #9  Gibsons. 4 rm., 1 bdrm. suite.  W/W carpets, smart kitchen &  appls. 1-2 adults. No pets.  885-2198. #11  3 bdrm. view home, North Fletcher Rd., Kids & pets okay.  Avaii. April 1st. $500/mo.  886-2177. #9  3 bdrm. home avail. 1st. 2 baths,  large garage, wood stove. 1.8  acres near Brothers Pk.  $450/mo. 886-9751. #11  2 bdrm. trailer avail, now. $265.  Sorry no pets. 886-2726.      #11  3 bdrm. home in Davis Bay.  $475/mo. Ref. req. Wood stove.  Avail. Apr. 1.885-5902.       #11  Wharf Rd.. Sechelt. 1 bay. rear  entrance, fenced. Great potential  (or mechanic. Rent negotiable.  Phone 885-7927. 885-2954.   #9  3 bdrm. house. 4 appls., FP,  $350 p6i month. Avail. April 1st.  885-7326 after 6. #11  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  n modern two bedroom  townhouse  U2 one and a half baths  y fully carpeted  ��� five appliances including  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  H private sundeck  '."_' enclosed garage  D family oriented  i.'] close to Sunnycrest Mall.  schools, tennis court &  jogging field  ; j good references required  i��� S425 per month  [ j call Peter   886-9997  evenings  Small duplex suite, pets OK.  Rosamund Rd., Gibsons. $275.  886-8000. #9  2 bdrm. house Rbts. Crk, Lower  Rd. & Leek. Stove & fridge.  Avail, immed. $290/mo. Call  Stan Hilstad 885-3211,  886-2923. #9  2 bedroom mob. home. Private  view lot. Appliances. 886-7779.  #9  2 bdrm. house. Fr. & st., W/D,  deep freeze. S400/mo. No pets.  886-8585. #9  3 bdrm. mobile home, stove,  (ridge, washer/dryer, private.  886-2520. #9  2 bdrm. duplex Gibsons area. Incl. 4 appl., ht., Igt., & cabl.  Avail, now. $400/mo. Sorry no  pets. Ph. 886-7309 aft. 5 p.m.  #9  2 bdrm. home, elect & wood ht.  886-8078 eves. #9  Furn. bach. ste. lower Gibsons  w/view. Priv. entrance, garden,  avail, now. Refs. req. 278-9224.  #9  Granthams waterfront self-  contained suite. 1 bdrm., wood  stove & elec. heat. Private verandah. $335/mo. No dogs.  886-8284. #10  1 loft bdrm. on acreage in Rbts.  Ck. $290. Refs. req. Eves.  886-8295. #10  Gibsons area. Bright 2 bdrm.  suite, near new appls., carpet,  etc. Rec rm w/fireplace, elec.  heat. $350//mo. Ref. req. C21  Real Estate. 885-2235. #10  2 bdrm. waterfront cottage, wood  heat & 1 bdrm. waterfront suite,  elect, heat. Sorry no dogs.  886-7377. TFN  '2 bdrm. S/C ground level suite.  Private WF Rbts. Crk. Prefer  female. Child/dog OK.  $375/mo., '/2 utilities. Ph.  294-8759 eves. #10  Office space for rent, 2nd floor  above Gibsons Building Supplies.  886-8141. TFN  f"  a  WE PAY,  YOU  WATCH"  As an added bonus all of  our apartments come  complete with free Pay TV  service. 1. 2 & 3 bedroom  apartments. Available at  reasonable rates.  Phone today.  PAY TV  AT  HARBOUR  HEIGHTS  886-9050  Help Wanted  Contract laundromat operator in  Sechelt. For further info call Mr.  Killam 885-9368. #9  UNEMPLOYED YOUTH  Are you going to help yourself or  wait? Can you wait tor government programs to put you to  work? Do you want to be dependent on others to keep you in  wages? The answer may be the  "Sunshine Coast Youth Occupational Centre" - an attempt to  help you start your own business.  Secondary business appears to  be the only on-going solution to  the 20% to 25% unemployment  problem in this area. For additional information contact us now.  886-3705, -9181, -3727 or  980-9541. #10  Require cashier. Grocery store  Garden Bay. Experience not  necessary, will train. Phone  883-2253. #10  Tennis Instructor. Adult/Jr.  groups in Gibsons, July/early  Aug. $10-12/hr. depending on  qual. Send resume by April 15 to:  Ron Knight. 2710 Walpole Cres.  North Van V7H 1K8. #9'  SCCSS HOMEMAKER SERVICE  requires Casual Homemakers in  the Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender  Harbour areas.  QUALIFICATIONS:  ���Volunteer or paid experience  with the elderly or handicapped.  -Mature individual with pleasant  personality.  -Willingness to accept flexible  schedule.  -Sound physical and mental  health.  -Possess reliable, safe transportation and valid B.C. Driver's  Licence.  IF YOU MEET THESE CRITERIA  and are interested, please apply  in writing stating experience to:  Homemaker Service, Box 1069,  Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0.  #9  ���BEER MAKING SPECIAL-  Gold Medal malt Extract  S4.50 PER TIN  Available at the Landing General  Store. #11  LOG SCALING SERVICES RE-  QUIRED. Proposals are invited for  licensed scaling services at our  Gray Creek sorting ground.  Applicants must be qualified in  FBM, Scribner and Metric  methods and have data processing facilities. Please call  885-2228 for further details and  submit final quotation by  registered mail on or before  March 20, 1985.  Jackson Brothers Logging Co.  Ltd. R.R. #1, Sechelt, B.C.  #9  Bartender/waiter/waitress req.  at Elphies Carbaret. Please apply  in person with resume Wed. 1  p.m. on location.  #9  Landscaping and . garden  maintenance, ornamentals,  shaped hedges trimmed, fruit  trees pruned and sprayed. Phone  886-9294 after 6 p.m. TFN  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping-Limbing-Danger Tree  Removal. Insured, guaranteed  work. Free estimates, 885-5278.  TFN  MOBILE HOME MAINT.  Gutters, skirting, additions,  roofs. Anything to do with mob.  homes. 885-5995. TFN  Exp. landscaper will do gardening & yard work. Reasonable  rates. 886-2565. #10  It's time to prune your fruit trees  or for custom fencing, haul-away  Matt Small the Gardener.  886-8242. #10  Exp. life ins. secretary. Also cook  and waitress. Jennifer 886-3384.  #10  Affordable homes. From $25 sq.  ft. Also renovations & additions.  Phone Alex 886-3996. #9  House cleaning $8 per hour.  Phone Marjorie Gray, 886-8110.  #11  BONNIEBROOK  IND.  ��� Septic tank pumping  ��� Septic tank sales  ��� Portable toilet rental  ��� Crane truck rental  886-7064  Days or Eves.  Experienced plumber needs  work. Reasonable rates. Call after  6 p.m. 886-9149. #10  AUTO BODY REPAIRS  Welding, fibreglassing, all  damage repairs guaranteed. 9  yrs. exp. $15/hr. plus mech.  wk. For more info 886-9063.  #9  Hardwood floors resanded and  finished. Work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885-5072. TFN  FOR EXPLOSIVE REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nimmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. TFN  ARCHITECTURAL  DESIGN   DRAFTING  ��� FREE ESTIMATE  ��� WORKING DRAWINGS  ��� CONCEPTUAL DESIGN  886-7858  Child Care  Will babysit in my home while  mother works. Exp. Sunshine  Cst. Tr. Prk. Phone 886-2805  Doreen. #9  *u-      Business  Opportunities  Work Wanted  GARRY'S CRANE SERVICE  Sidewinder moving. Think of me  when you need a lift! 886-7028.  TFN  QUALITY BUILDER  Additions, alterations, new  homes, free est. & design. 25  yrs. exp. Tom Constable  886-7887. #9  24 Hour Service.  Serves   Sechelt   to   Gibsons.  Struc, elec, plumb, maint. Major & minor renovations. No job,  too   small.   Special   rates   to"  seniors. 30 yrs. exp. Bondable.  Call 886-2949.  #9'  NOTICE  British Columbia Buildings Corporation is presently arranging to  meet prospective cleaning firms  who wish to be considered lor  cleaning contracts in our Corporate owned and/or leased  buildings in the following  geographical locations: Gibsons,  Sechelt and Bowen Island. Interested cleaning contractors or  persons having a working  knowledge and experience in this  type ol service please call or write  to: Anne Cornale. Cleaning  Supervisor, British Columbia  Buildings Corporation, Ste.  206-1275 West 6th Ave., Vancouver, B.C. V6H 1A6.  Telephone 732-7494 on or before  March 20, 1985. #10  Legal  Tl,c  Ci;iii|eitin|gaq  Repairs to cameras  binoculars, projectors  Competitive rates  David Short  NOTICE TO  CREDITORS  In the estate of  MURIEL AMELIA RED-  PATH, deceased. Late  of Sechelt, who  November 27, 1984  Take Notice that all persons  having claims- upon the  estate of the above named  must file with the undersigned Executor by the 28th day  ol March, 1985 a full state  ment of their claims and  securities held by them.  R. Bastarache-Collet,  1393 Laburnum Street,  Vancouver, B.C.  V6J 3W4  l  NOTICE:  Intention To Apply  For a disposition of Crown  Land in Land Recording  Dist. of Vancouver and  situated in Annis Bay. Take  notice that Ron LeSlanc,  Businessman, intends to apply for lease of surveyed  foreshore lot L2609, Grp. 1  NWD. for Shellfish Culture.  Comments concerning this  application may be made to  the Office of the District Land  Manager, 4240 Manor St..  Bby., B.C. V5G 1B2. File  No. 240 1936.  e-  0,  B.C. "$. Yukon  Automotive jobber required in this  area to represent Raybestos  Brake-line Products. Smalt investment. For more information write:  Faddco Group, Box 3286, Sherwood Park, Alta. T8A2A6.       #9  Free career guide describes 200  learn-at-home correspondence  diploma courses: accounting, art,  bookkeeping, business management, clerk typist, secretary, journalism, television servicing, travel.  Granton (1A), 1055 West Georgia  #2002, Vancouver. (604)  685-8923. #9  Singles directory. Meet others  through a monthly publication of  unattached adults. Only $35/year,  Call, write: Close Encounters, 837  Hamilton St., Vancouver, B.C.  V6B 2R7. 681-6652. #10  Meet your match. For all ages and  unattached. Thousands of  members anxious to meet you.  Prestige Acquaintances. Call toll  free 112-800-263-6673. Hours 9  a.m.-7 p.m. #9  Flying U Ranch. Return to the "old  days". Ride on your own. Rate includes horses, cabin, meals, dancing, etc. $390/week, $65/day.  (604)456-7717. Book early.   #14  "IMPORTANT NOTICE"  Kelpmate is a proven equine health  product that is attracting wide interest . from top horsemen.  "Kelpmate Now in B.C." Dealers  are required to handle kelpmate, a  highly sought supplement, well  advertised, nationally recommended and endorsed by reputable  horse people. For further information write: Anooraq Resources Corporation, Ste. 200-11965 Fraser  Street, Maple Ridge, B.C. (604)  467-5854, evenings 463-6833. #9  Retail gift shop, 1640 sq. ft. In-1  vestment return less than four  years. Excellent location summer  trade & "Expo 86". More information, Box C, c/o Squamish  Times, Box 220, Squamish, VON  3G0. #9  Electrolysis is permanent hair  removal. Support local TAPEBC  member. For information regarding member in your area write to  TAPEBC, 7141-120th Street,  Delta, V4E2A9. 591-3114.       #9  Scuba diving courses and equipment. New/used, bought/sold.  Four day diving programs including accommodation in Victoria.  Ocean Centre, 468 Burnside East,  Victoria, B.C. V8T 2X2. 386-7528.  #9  Hockey jackets for as low as  $26.60 each. Call us toll free for  more information 112-800-661-  6461. Peter Upton Jacket Works.  #10  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. #9  Webster tog homes 1985 book ol  plans: send $13.50 to Webster  Log Construction Ltd., Box 307,  150 Mile House. B.C. VOK 2G0.  No COD's. #9  A chuckwagon load of recipes.  500 pioneer ranch cook favourites.  Send for free details. Futura  Marketing Ltd., 811-104 Ave.,  S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2W 0A4.  (CNA) (403)252-8583. #9  Full meal appetizers! For complete  recipes send $2.50 and a SASE to  "Recipes" Dept. 40A, Box 4276.  Station A, Victoria, B.C. V8X 3X4.  #9  Fly half fare to Hawaii, or almost  anywhere! Stay at best hotels at no  cost to you! For exciting new  booklet that shows you how, send  $3.99 plus 50�� postage & handling  to: Ton/an Marketing Co., Ste.  6-1535 St. Georges Avenue. North  Vancouver. B.C. V7L 3J6. Allow  4-6 weeks for delivery. #9  Learn about the growing hobby o<  plate collecting. See the March  editorial in Westworld Magazine,  page 37. We offer the same prices  as the Bradford Exchange. Prompt  and free shipping. Queensbury  Collectibles, 708 Queensbury  Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C.  V7L3V8. (604)985-1484.        #9  Spring gardening. Everything to  start: seeds, nutrients, heating,  lighting, germination kits,  greenhouses, solar openers. Metal  Halides at best prices in Canada.  Send $2 for catalogue and price  list to: Western Water Farms,  1244 Seymour St., Vancouver,  V6B 3N9. (604)682-6636.      #11  Rumblings of a Rover  Coast News, March 4,1985  15.  by DeeCee  It is at times like this when I  am attempting to write of the  beauty and charms of a country  such as Ceylon, or Sri Lanka as  it is now called, that I realize  how woefully lacking I am in  descriptive powers that would  do justice to the subject. Suffice  to say that of all the countries I  have visited in my peregrinations around the globe, this  jewel of an island stands out in  my memory as the most spectacular and magnificent of them  all.  Once again, due to the  shallowness of the harbour, we  were forced to drop anchor a  few hundred yards off from the  main docks of Colombo, the  capital and main port, but there  was no hardship in getting  ashore as we were soon surrounded by boats of all shapes  and sizes, while the lighters  (barges) that were unloading  our cargo of salt maintained an  incessant shuttle service between  ship and shore.  After our talk in his cabin  Captain Craig, probably realizing that it would make no difference one way or the other,  revoked his order that I remain  on the ship while she was in port  so I was free on my off-duty  hours to wander at will. Much  to my surprise and possibly his,  I stayed reasonably sober during the less than a week it took  to unload our ship.  On my first venture ashore,  accompanied by a half dozen of  my shipmates, we headed as  usual for the first bar which  happened to be in the Imperial  Hotel, an imposing structure a  short distance from the dock  area. Much to our disgust we  were refused admittance since  we, according to the husky individual at the door, were improperly dressed. Apparently a  collar and tie were required to  gain entry. The weather being  very warm, most of my companions were wearing T-shirts but  I had on a white shirt and, being  on the obstinate side, simply  went up a side street and bought  a tie while my friends drifted  elsewhere in search of some cool  beverages to slake their parched  throats.  I didn't remain long in the  majestic surroundings of the  Imperial as their prices were too  steep and I felt rather out of  place among the clientele dressed in their impeccable white  linen suits. However, I was  there long enough to be utterly  entranced by the most breath-  takingly beautiful women I have  ever seen in my life. Whether  they were their wives, daughters  or mistresses I will never know  but they were mainly Eurasians,  possibly a mixture of Sinhalese  and white and there is only one  word to describe them and that  is fantastic. I might add they  were also unobtainable unless  one had an income far exceeding that of a lowly cook on  a freighter.  There was another aspect pertaining to the Imperial with its  whirring fans and white coated  attendants catering to the  whims of the wealthy and that  was the stark poverty of the  emaciated wretches who, less  than a block away, were huddled in doorways and sleeping on  newspapers. The contrast was  overwhelming, but there was little I could do about it short of  giving some of the more importunate a few annas to relieve  their misery.  On another trip ashore I  made the acquaintance of a  Sinhalese girl who worked at the  Seamen's Hostel and she persuaded me to make the journey  out to Kandy to see one of the  largest Buddhist temples in the  world. It reportedly housed a  sacred relic in the form of one  of Buddha's teeth. She accompanied me and, once again, I  cannot find the words to  describe the lushness of the  countryside and beauty of the  temple once we got there. I  think I must have had a few too  many beers before we started as  I got completely carried away  by it all and, on the way back in  a taxi, I got so amorous I proposed to her, forgetting for the  moment I already had a wife  back in Canada. It is fortunate  she didn't take me seriously  and, notwithstanding the fact  that I also propositioned her,  we still remained good friends  until the ship departed.  I made one more excursion  before I fell from grace and that  was a visit to one of the many  bazaars in the city where I not  only saw the natives at work but  bought a carving called an  "Elephant Bridge", consisting  of six rosewood elephants of  varying sizes mounted on a  curved bridge. I paid 20 rupees  for it, which at three rupees to  the dollar was the equivalent of  less than $7.1 still have it and it  is not for sale although several  years ago I had offers of up to  $200 for it.  In both the bazaars and on  board ship there was a lively  trade going on in precious and  semi-precious stones as Ceylon,  with the exception of diamonds,  emeralds and opals, is rich in all  of them.  Naturally one Has to be wary  as many of us were taken in by a  glittering array of so-called  jewels that proved later, on examination by an expert, to be  highly polished coloured glass.  However, our bosun (I have  forgotten his name), bought  what was represented as an uncut, pear shaped sapphire for a  pendant and several smaller  stones which could be used as a  bracelet. He paid 100 rupees for  the set which was roughly $33.  They were intended as a gift for  his girl-friend in Vancouver, but  when we eventually arrived  back in our home port he learned to his sorrow that she had  taken up residence with another  man. In disgust, he dumped the  Japanese tea-set he had bought  her in Yokohama over the side  and took the stones from  Ceylon to Birks for an appraisal. They were genuine sapphires all right and he sold them  to Birks for $1,000!  One might term it a wonderful investment but little good it  did him. I met him less than a  week later on Cordova Street  and he was completely broke.  The wine, the women and the  song had taken their toll and I  had to give him $10 to get rid of  him. But that's all in the life of  a sailor!  Police News  Continued from page 16  Assorted tools and fishing  gear were* taken. The break-in  could have occurred between  September 1984 and February  25,1985.  A Redrooffs Road residence  was reported broken into on  February 28. Camera equipment valued at $895 was taken.  Also taken were an eiderdown  quilt valued at $125 and an  unknown quantity of jewelry.  Gas was syphonned from a car  parked overnight on Redrooffs  Road. The theft of gas was  reported on February 26.   v y!  On February 28,an outbolird  Evinrude motor valued at $650  and a floater jacket were  reported stolen from a boat  moored in the Secret Cove area.  The theft could have occurred  between December 25,1984 and  February 28, 1985.  Vandalism was reported on  February 26. A rock was  thrown at a Sechelt Carpets  window, causing $150 worth of  damages.  Save! 1983 F-350 diesel one-to  12' flatdeck with beaver tail. 19  F-250 diesel 3/i ton pickup evt  option, only 19,000 km. Bob  Roger, collect 522-2821. D  5276. T  Penticton School of Hairdressl  Taking   applications.   Clas  beginning April 1, June 3  Sept.   3.   Spaces  limited.  493-2747. 207 Main St., Pe  ton,B.C.V2A5B1.  Commercial space available I  wynd, B.C. Pioneer Place, at  tive central building with attr; e  rates. Chinook Centre, hig ,y  exposure and central, exc it  rates. Call 788-3233 or 788-oou4,  Box 775, Chetwynd, B.C. VOC  1J0. #9  Chicks: brown egg layers,  leghorns, meat birds, order early,  ship anywhere. Napier Chick  Sales, 6743-216 St.. Box 59.  Milner. B.C. VOX 1T0. 534-7222.  #12  1975 GradaH G660 c/w buckets &  brush cutter. 1960 Gradall M2460  c/w buckets & brush cutter. 1974  Ford 880 tandem dump 5+4,  small diesel. 956-3960. #9  1984 14x70 two bedroom unfurnished $25,000. Furnished  $33,000. For floor plan & photos  send $4 to "Mobile Home" P.O.  Box 401, Terrace. B.C. V8G4B1.  #9  1984 logging trailer. 10 foot bunk.  Eight foot bunk. 1977 Lincoln  Mark V. 1979 Neils Pup Trailer.  1981 Nahanni Pup Trailer. All excellent condition. 365-2600.     #9  Smokey fireplace? Stop it! With  our aerodynamic chimney cowl.  Over one million sold. "Prevents  downdrafts caused by windy conditions, tall trees, adjacent  buildings, or hills. Do-it-yourself,  no tools required. Only $79.95  plus P.S. tax and delivery, total  $88. Dealer inquiries welcome.  Phone 826-5669 or write: The  Olde Stove Works, 33507 Thompson Ave., Mission, B.C. V2V 2W9.  Visa. Mastercharge, or cheque acceptable. #9  Northeastern Alberta weekly  newspaper requires aggressive  advertising sales person. Send  resume to Bonnyville Nouvelle,  P.O. Box 1200, Bonnyville, Alberta  T0A 0L0 or phone collect (403)  826-3876. #9  Architects: Wlp Si'Satxw, House  of Purification Society is seeking  the services of an architect for the  planned 16-bed native alcohol and  drug treatment centre to be located  in the north ^st of British Columbia. Interested firms please submit: name, size and description of  firm. Location of office. Resumes  of members of the firm who would  be available for the assignment.  Previous experience with similar  work. This is not a request for a  proposal. A firm will be selected as  a result of interviews and evaluation. Contact: Mr. John Leblanc,  c/o Wilp Si'Satxw, House of  Purification Society, Box 458,  Hazelton, B.C. VOJ 1Y0.  Telephone (604)842-6730 or  842-6303. #9  Most successful motel-restaurant  operation on Vancouver Island.  One owner, founder retiring. Priced to sell quickly. No triflers.  $250,000 down. Ian Anderson.  The Pioneer Inn. 949-7271 Port  Hardy. B.C. #9  Carseats for children mandatory  March 1. Start your carseat rental  business now! For further information phone "Mom's Buckle-Up  Baby". 853-5692 (Abbotsford). #9  Hottest new business opportunity.  Small investment gets you rolling.  Three wheel pedal powered. Great  for your city (tourist too). Six  speed, steel & fibreglas construction, disc brakes. Trans-Canada  Pedicab, 628-5th Street East,  North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 1M7.  (604)984-9635. #9  It's not too late! Learn income tax  preparation. Basic or advanced  courses. Write U & R Tax Schools,  1345 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg,  Manitoba. R3T 2B6. No obligation.  #9  Believable purchase lease plan  from Fogg Motors. 1985 F150  $9818. L.E.V. $4600, $194.31  down, $194.31 per mo., 48 mo.  OAC. Call collect Bob or Roger  (604)522-2821. TFN  Excellent opportunity. Full or part-  time work. No experience  necessary. Work from your home.  Male/female. Write to Lord and  Baran Enterprises, 2558 CoyleSt.,  Prince George, B.C. V2N 3Y9. #11  Signature stamps-your personalized signature, artwork or logo imprinted for continued reuse. Only  $24.95! Please supply clear  original in black ink. Cariboo Rubber Stamp, Box 459, 100 Mile.  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(604)  683-4024. #10 Coast News, March 4,1985  GIBSONS RCMP  Charges of hit and run, impaired driving and assault are  . being contemplated against a  local adult male as a result of an  incident which occurred at  ,10:55 p.m. on February 24. The  victim of the assault, a Wood-  creek Park resident, reported to  police that he was forced off the  road by an erratic driver while  travelling on Highway 101 near  the Peninsula Hotel which  resulted in his vehicle going into  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first entry drawn which  correctly locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons, this week. Last week's winner was Brenda  Newman, Box 552, Sechelt, who correctly located the sculpture in  the grounds of the Arts Centre, Sechelt.  a ditch.  The victim exited from the  ditch and followed the erratic  driver north bound until the  suspect vehicle stopped in the  Roberts Creek Road area.  When the erratic driver was approached by the victim, he  assaulted him. The victim did  sustain injuries from the motor  vehicle accident.  On February 25, police arrested Michael David Poisson  of Garden Bay as he was attempting to defraud B.C.  Telephone with a void calling  card at the Langdale Ferry Terminal. Further investigation by  police yielded information  leading to discovery of further  fraudulent activities by Poisson  involving $5000 of the Department of Human Resources  funds. Poisson has been charged with fraud and theft of  telecommunications. He is being held in custody pending  court appearance.  A South Fletcher resident  reported that damages had been  done to his property on  February 25. The man reported  that a vehicle had struck a fence  causing $50 worth of damages.  Police are requesting the  assistance of the public in  locating   the   suspect   vehicle  described as a red Comet in  poor condition. The incident  occurred at 7:12 p.m. on  February 25. If you have any information please contact Constable Crawford at 886-2245 by  quoting file 85/477.  Van Robert Cockriel, a 23  year old Gibsons resident, has  been arrested by police and is  being held in custody pending  court appearance to answer to  charges of break and entry with  intent and of breach of probation. Cockriel was arrested  following a report from a Bay  Road resident that a male person had entered her residence  and was presently within the  house. Police were advised of  Cockriel's presence at 11:48  p.m. on February 28.  SECHELT RCMP  Several cougar sightings have  been reported to police from the  West Sechelt and Middlepoint  areas.  The garage area of B.C.  Hydro's main building on Field  Road was reported broken into  on February 24. It is not known  if anything was stolen.  On February 25, a summer  cabin located in Dark Cove in  the Hotham Sound area was  reported broken into.  Please turn to page 15  UFA WU wants moratorium  Continued from page 1  along with Envirocon economic  consultant Valerie Collier. The  two Envirocon representatives  presented comprehensive briefs  on present scientific advances in  the cultivation of seafood products and necessary financial  approaches to be considered by  the prospective aquaculturist.  Envirocon economist Valerie  Collier stressed the importance  of preparing a comprehensive  business plan outline before approaching financial institutions  for aquaculture funding, listing  some of the concerns that a  financier would consider important: management experience of  the prospective fish farmer;  uncertain  markets;   status   of  property rights attached to  licences and leases; recent  failures in the industry; lack of  confidence in the investment  return time; disease control in  product; limited government  guarantees on aquaculture  loans.  "It is very difficult to convince financial institutions that  aquaculture is a good venture,"  said Collier. "They know very  little about the industry.  Government financial assistance  programs are not known by the  banking community or the fish  farmers themselves."  Ms Collier again made  reference to the well established  Norwegian aquaculture industry.    "The   co-operative  aspect of the Norwegian industry combined with strong  government backing for  research and development are  main reasons for its success,"  said Collier. "We can only  dream about the quality Norway is getting in its products,"  she added, indicating that Norway has already developed  strong effective distribution  channels. "B.C. fish farmers  are suffering from a lack of  marketing research.  Ms Collier warned that future  market trends in the industry  are hard to predict.  "The European salmon industry faces the possible threat  of ultimate overproduction in  Resignation sought  Continued from page 1  tions, saying that he was not in  . charge of setting up the house-  numbering meeting. As for the  Capilano College issue, he said,  "What I did was within the  Municipal Act. It needed immediate action so I took it."  "That dictatorial approach  prompts my motion," said  Director McRae, who also said  that in his opinion the purchase  of the building did not require  action so immediately that time  for a proper meeting was not  available. ���-"-   Administrator Larry Jardine  pointed out to board members  that, although a motion requesting the chairman to resign  might carry, the chairman is not  thereby compelled to resign.  The McRae-Vaughan motion  requesting the chairman's  resignation did carry by a  weighted vote of 10 to nine.  Directors McRae, Vaughan,  Burnside, and Kolibas voted in  favour of the motion. Directors  -Gurney,-Shaske, McGillivray;  and Connor opposed the motion. Under the weighted voted  system each director has one  vote for each thousand people  represented or fraction thereof.  Chairman Jim Gurney  responded by saying that he  would announce his decision at  the next board meeting, quipping, "I'd welcome the rest". He  declined to comment when approached by the Coast News the  next day.  House-numbering debate  Continued from page 1  "Received by the SCRD" date  stamp) asked that he be invited  to meet with the board on  February 14, the day of the  regular SCRD meeting, this  meeting did not take place, and  to date, Mr. Roy has not had  the opportunity to answer any  criticism or explain any potential problems inherent in his  system.  Director Vaughan,  addressing the question, said, "I have  walked around Area "A", and  can see that in some areas it may  be expensive to implement, but  the problems can be ironed out.  The board has bought the  system," he continued, "Let's  deal with it."  Both Directors Joyce Kolibas  and Jon McRae expressed support for the Roy system, saying  that, since the board already has  the system, why not now work  on its implementation  A critique prepared by Chairman Jim Gurney was placed  before the board, but tabled until Roy has had a chance to  speak. Director John Burnside  suggested that the SCRD Planning staff report, prepared at the  request of the board, and the  Gurney critique be forwarded to  Mr. Roy, "without delay" so  that he would have ample time  to study them and prepare a  reply.  1990 of double the projected  European demand."  Hans Penner, Solidarity ad-  vodate and member of the joint  council of local unions also  presented a list of the council's  view on aquaculture.  "We don't see fish farming as  an answer to unemployment,"  said Penner, "and we would oppose the use of public subsidies  for fish farming, including the  amost exclusive use of the  economic development commissioner, a publicly funded position," he added.  "We would encourage the  combination of fisheries and  foresty as a whole and we would  advocate stream enhancement  because it is more labour intensive," he concluded.  John Struthers a consultant  working for the Employment  Development Society stressed  the air of desperation surrounding the Society's bid to get 850  to 1000 jobs of any sort activated before there is an outward migration of people from  the coast. "I doubt if we will see  a huge direct job impact from  the aquaculture industry here  on the coast," said Struthers.  On a more positive note Syd  Heal of the Sunshine Coast  Aquaculture Assocation,  himself involved in oyster  culture, took the emphasis off  the salmon aspect of the debate.  "If we took the attitude that  there should be a moratorium  on aquaculture, where would  we be?" said Heal. "I doubt if a  single wild oyster finds its way  to the market place," he said,  "almost every oyster is a  cultured oyster." Mr. Heal indicated that the technology is  now availa ble to extend the  oyster growing season by up to  four months with a growing  season stretching from April to  September.  "We see ourselves as conservationists not hunters," said  Heal. "Employment is not the  issue."  _   TAX SERVICE  Income Tax Preparation  BASIC RETURN        $13.00  CHILD TAX CREDITS 8.00  Hours:     Tues.  FAIRVIEWRD.  GIBSONS OFF PRATT  Fri. 10:00 - 5:30  Sat. 10:30-4:30  MRS. UENDADUZIC  886-7498  %#.  Is your car begging  for a second chance?  Fully equipped  for all body and  paint repairs  Brian's Auto Body  & Painting Ltd.  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