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 -- - ��� e  v  Hospital said underfunded  Legislative Library  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  88.8  by Joel J��  St. Mary's Hospital will be  stripping the sheets off of eight  beds in an attempt to save  money, say hospital ad-  minstrators.  The closures will be in effect  for five months because "it  would be immoral to let our  operating capital go into the  red," says Board of Trustees  Chairman Tom Meredith.  "It's been four years since the  crunch came and we are at the  point where we are operating  close in a deficit situation."  Only into their second  quarter of a yearly budget ending March 31,1988, St. Mary's  has released a statement declaring it is underfunded by comparison to other hospitals of its  size and at the end of August  has incurred a deficit of  $59,000.  Working capital, that which  directly maintains hospital  operations and patient care,  stands at $44,000. The press  release states that by "the  Ministry of Health's own stan-  . -r- ~~ ...no auis snould  have a working capital of in excess of $200,000."  Meredith blames St. Mary's  cost woes on high demand placed on the hospital by the  Coast's high influx of tourists  over the summer season but  says 'at the moment our expenses are down somewhat'  because tourist season is over.  Hospital Administrator Ted  Wright says demand for beds  during the fall period is not as  high as the summer an4 winter  seasons.  This action will affect people  waiting for elective surgery with  a previous one month waiting  period being bumped to a possible two month delay and,  Meredith says, other economies  will follow suit in an attempt to  curtail costs not affecting the  quality of patient care.  They hope to keep staff at  optimum levels comparable to  the economic situation they're  in by eliminating enrolment  costs to training programs for  staff, ferry and overnight costs  involved in such programs, and  try to make up the difference  with inhouse training of staff.  "High standards will be  maintained," Meredith says,  but, "If a staff member feels  strongly (about attending a  training program) they will have  to apply to the Board of  Trustees" for coverage of costs  incurred.  The Board of Trustees 'will  not be attending functions  unless absolutely necessary.'  As to how far the economies  will go depends on how things  go over the next few weeks.  Staff layoffs do not appear immediate and Meredith says,  "This is an administration problem being looked into."  Wright believes, "Bed  closures will save on drugs and  medical supplies," and money  saved there may affect the other  economies being considered,  such as casual labour.  "In about four weeks we'll  know about casual labour."  The hospital is dealing with  floating capital costs when it  comes to certain items like  drugs, Meredith says. "Some  expenses are uncontrollable,"  and with most drug supplies  coming from the United States,  "the hospital can't budget on  things like drugs. Our costs are  high and our income is low."  The Board of Trustees,  through its press release,  believes St. Mary's is underfunded up to $20 per patient per  day by comparison with  hospitals of similar size and that  there are serious inequities in  the current funding formula.  The 'inequities' are not being  recognized by senior officials of  the Ministry of Health or the  Treasury Board even though St.  Mary's is undergoing a current  $5.5 million expansion from 71  beds to 121 beds and the  hospital will be getting an expanded operating budget to  match that expansion.  Funding for the construction  comes under a different budget  and is separate from operating  capital, says Wright, and the  system used now is a cost reimbursement system where yearly  budgets  are broken  up  into  quarterly periods and, in the  past, expenses exceeding any  specific quarter would be paid  by the government.  "This year we've been told  there is no more money for  hospital expenses," exceeding  that allowed in the yearly  budgets.  One expense St. Mary's has  had to endure is a $14,300  backlog on payments at the end  of August by the Workers'  Compensation Board (WCB)  on accounts concerning outpatients and costs they built up  during their stay at St. Mary's  which are supposed to be  covered by WCB. This is the  end result of a current dispute  between the WCB and the provincial government says Wright.  Acute care, Wright says, will  not suffer greatly because for  some reason there are beds  available in the long-term bed  units which will allow the  hospital to maintain a fair ratio  of beds available for emergency  patient demand.  At present, of the 71 beds the  hospital maintains close to 90  percent are being used. Forty-r  nine are acute care beds and 22  are long-term care.  "However," Meredith says,  "the bed closures may not last  the full five month duration  because if things do improve,  we certainly will open beds if we  have the money."  With the press release action,  which was released prior to informing the Ministry of Health  about the bed closures,  Meredith says, "I have no idea  what we can expect from this,"  in the way of garnishing more  money from the government to  keep the hospital running into'%.  deficit worse than the one at  present, and, as Board Chairman "I've go to do everything I  can think of.  Previously, the Board claims  St. Mary's has a history of 'exemplary efficient operation and-  financial management."        ��� 7;  Whatever   end   the   press,  release   entails,   Wright   says,  "We've got to try it."  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast        25* per copy on news stands      October 5,1987  Fish dying in dry creekbed  Drought affects Gray  by Joel Johnstone  Fish were dying in a stretch of  Gray Creek because of a lack of  water partially due to the lack  of rain so far this fall.  One hundred meters  upstream from where Highway  101 crosses the-streami thete7is'���*  water but much of it was being  diverted inta a. storage pond by  Aquarius Seafarms Ltd.  Alerted Sunday morning by  Tuwanek resident Hugh McCourt, Wildlife Conservation  Officer Jamie Stephen went to  survey the scene. There he  found fish crowded into what  small pools remained and  several dead in and about the  rocks in the immediate area.  Most of the dead fish samples  taken, however, were trout and  a species known as scultin.  Stephen feared those remaining in the shallow pools would  On hunting trip  use up all the oxygen in a short  span of time and said it was  likely birds would take their toll  as well once they get wind of  what was happening.  He immediately went to  Aquarius where, he says,' 'They  showed,, nothing; but ^full ^co-  '������' ^' oration 'Snd^ jme- ihtafe^ias  been closed off. They've been  ���v first class."  Aquarius Vice-president of  Operations Yvonne Kraft says  they were not using the water  being drawn from the creek, adding that "scultin are fish that  can go without water for a long  time. They're sort of a pest in  the creek" and, though there  were some dead trout "there's  not really a loss of fish."  Stephen says eighty percent  of the fish he saw were scultin  but still "I think this is a very  significant and serious loss."  There is no way for him to  judge how many juvenile trout  were really effected by the  drainage, noting adult steelhead  and cutthroat trout, won't be  moving up the stream for at  least another month.  Taking water from the.creek  is legal^ Stephen says, arid he  believes tbiit^Wa^ confiritiihg*^  presstime) that Aquarius has a '  permit to draw ten cubic feet  per second from the creek from  October 1 to July 31.  Looking at the amount of  water being drawn from the  stream, he says "They're not  taking anything near what  they're permit would allow  them because there's just not  enough water."  "But," McCourt says, "they  are taking 70 to 80 percent of  what's there."  And Stephen agrees.  The creek wasn't dry Friday  afternoon "though it did seem a  bit low," says Faye McCourt,  who periodically walks her dog  to the creek and upstream.  September 30, Faye and some  friends visiting from Ontario  walked from the highway  upstream and didn't notice  anything peculiar about the  i ,��4evel ofiwater in the creek, They,?  did, however, notice the  Aquarius pond level was low  and was not taking any  noticable   amounts   of   water  Thursday, the McCourts and  Wayne Galbraith, another resident of Tuwanek, say some sort  of excavation took place around  the pond.  Galbraith says "Friday night  I drove over the bridge and  noticed the creek was extremely  low for this time of year."  Now water is once again  moving the 1000 or so meters  from the intake pond to the  Sechelt Inlet.  Clarence Joe Jr. dies suddenly  by John Burnside  A fall hunting trip to Thor-  manby Island was something  that Clarence Joe Jr. and his  elder brother Gilbert had done  many times together over the  course of their lives.  "That island fed us many  times in the lean years," Gilbert  Joe told the Coast News last  week.  It was just one day before  Clarence Jr.'s 50th birthday on  October 2nd when he and  Gilbert, Gilbert's son-in-law  Bob Robson and Gilbert's  grandson John Robson set out  in an outboard for the island,  leaving Sechelt breakwater just  after 7 am. It was to be Clarence  Jr.'s last hunting trip.  "We thought we might jig for  some cod," said Gilbert, "pick  a few apples from the wild orchard over there, and maybe get  ourselves a deer if we saw one.  "It    was    a    beautiful  morning," remembered Gilbert. "The fish were jumping all  over and seals were poking their  heads out of the water watching  us go by.  "We got near the island just  about an hour after leaving and  saw a deer on the bluff right  away. My brother told us to  turn the boat around and he  tried a couple of shots from the  boat but the wave action made  him miss. 'Take me ashore,' he  said, and about 40 feet from  shore he rested on a ledge of  rock and shot the deer. We all  hollered with glee and then he  shot a second deer. He crossed a  kind of gully after that and on  the far side shot a third deer.  "My son and grandson went  to help him with the deer. When  they got up to him he complained about his heart. They  hollered to me and I told them  he had his medication in his  pocket."  The medication failed to  revive the stricken hunter as did  prolonged mouth to mouth  resuscitation attempts. Gilbert  Joe and his grandson stayed  with Clarence still trying to  revive him while Bob Robson  went off to the Merry Island  lighthouse to radio for  assistance.  A hydrofoil was in the vicinity and arrived within an hour  but it was too late to help  Clarence Joe Jr.  Clarence had had heart trouble for several years. He was  recently a member of the  Sechelt Indian Band Council  and was to the end active in  Band affairs.  He is survived by his wife  Diane, son Robert, and  daughters Geraldine, Gloria,  Jackie and April.  B.C. Wildlife Conservation Officer Jamie Stephen at Gray Creek.  ���Joel Johnstone photo  Harbour Publishing  on awards shortlist  CLARENCE JOE JR.  Coast News wins  The Sunshine Coast News has been awarded first place in  the 1987 B.C. and Yukon Community Newspaper Association competition for Best Advertising Design.  Competition judge Vice-President David Stanger of Baker  Lovick praised a campaign prepared by Advertising Manager  Fran Burnside for Blackberries of Sechelt for preparing  advertisements which 'would create a positive image for the  client while communicating specific sale offerings to the  public'.  Also winning honourable mention in this year's competition was Coast News columnist Peter Trower for the account  of a train wreck on the Kettle Valley Line in the 1920's.  Trower was competing in the Historical Writing Award  category.  Harbour Publishing of  Madeira Park has three books  shortlisted for awards in four  categories in this year's B.C.  Book Prizes. Harbour and a  Vancouver publisher, Douglas  & Mclntyre, are tied for the  most nominations, with five  each.  Topping the list, with three  nominations, is the beautiful  Nature Diary of a Quiet  Pedestrian by Philip Croft, a  charming, lovingly-illustrated  chronicle of a pensioner's daily  walks along the beach and  through the forest of West Vancouver. The book is a beautiful  tribute to the plants, animals,  and seasons of the West Coast.  Fittingly, it is nominated for the  Bill Duthie Bookseller's Choice  Award, which honours publishing excellence. It is also a finalist  in two other categories: the  Roderick Haig-Brown Regional  History Prize for the best book  about B.C., and the Hubert  Evans Non-Fiction Prize.  Nature Diary is in competition for the Haig-Brown prize  with another Harbour publica-.  tion, Alan Twigg's Vancouver  and its Writers. This book is a  guided tour of 100 literary landmarks in Greater Vancouver,  with biographical and bibliographical comments on well  over 100 writers and books  from the city's past and present7  A third Harbour book, Tom  Wayman's The Face of Jack  Munro, is shortlisted for the  B.C. Poetry Prize. In his  poems, Wayman chronicles and  comments on B.C. life and  politics of the past few years;  centering on the Solidarity  movement of- 1983, and the  aftermath of the Kelowna accord.  Last year Harbour's  bestseller Keepers of the Light  won the Roderick Haig-Brown  prize, and publisher Howard  White is hoping to repeat that  success when the awards are  handed out at a banquet in Vancouver's Pan Pacific Hotel on  October 30. .|j  Books from Harbour;  Publishing are available in local'  bookstores. Coast News, Octobers, 1987  ��� V  &  O-  j.*  >'  'v  .V-* i  *v  Euphoria may  he premature  There will be, no doubt, in many quarters a feeling of  euphoria accompanying the successful completion of the  free trade talks with the United States and time may in fact  prove that we have been enriched by the last-minute  heroics of the Canadian negotiators. There are some  vestigial notes of concern that it might be useful to sound,  : however.  Much has been made, for example, about the fact that  ' tough-talking Simon Reisman brought the Americans to  their negotiating senses - or knees depending on your state  of euphoria - by withdrawing from the talks 10 days before  the deadline. It will be portrayed as brilliant, tough  negotiating on the part of our representatives, and perhaps  it was.  What is disturbing, however, is that it was an American  deadline that we were scurrying to meet. If what is being or  has been decided is to govern the trading relationships of  Ncrth America for many years would it not have been better to proceed slowly to make sure that all of the details  and ramifications, or as many as possible, had been given  full and fair consideration.  Making decisions in exhausting bargaining sessions at  the 11th hour may be the stuff of which heroism is made  but with such all-encompassing decisions involved it would  appear prudent that avoidable heroism ought to be avoided.  There is, of course, the political side issue of a federal  government desperately in need of a feather in its political  cap. It is just such a need when married to haste that gives  one cause for concern.  There is, too, the disturbing realization that the United  States is now the world's greatest debtor nation, an unenviable- status it has attained just over two years after it  became a debtor nation for the first time in its history.  The free trade agreement may mean great things for the  Canadian future, but there are those who would argue that  Canada should be diversifying its trading patterns around  the world, not piling still more of its eggs in the American  basket. We may have been rushed into something that in  future we will find cause to regret.    .  Bicycle safety  teaching needed  It may be timely to issue a plea for some training in bicycle safety on the Sunshine Coast.  Can we be alone in being horrified recently as young  cyclists weaved in front of oncoming vehicles, proceeded  down narrow roads together on opposite sides of the road,  approached oncoming highway traffic after dark riding on  the shoulder within two or three feet of highway traffic to  which they were, entirely invisible.,.....,.....;,,...T.%.. ...,. .,,���..;.  We have known'tragedy nere "on* me* CoastJ al^iybMg    "  cyclists came into collision*withfvehicular traffic^ Unless��� '  we instruct pur young cyclists, in safe riding habits we: rhay  well know more of such tragedies.  5 YEARS AGO  Ferry service to the Sunshine Coast from Horseshoe  Bay is reduced in spite of formal protests from elected  representatives of the area.  Residents are still protesting the SCRD Board's decision to lease 7010 square feet of space at the Royal Terraces in Sechelt.  UBC counsellor Jim Jamieson says that Elphinstone  graduates once again outperformed their peers from  across B.C. at the University of British Columbia.  10 YEARS AGO  At least 11 people in three different households in the  Davis Bay area report seeing unidentified flying objects  hovering over the Trail Islands in Trail Bay.  The regional board hears conflicting views about the  use of motor boats on Ruby Lake.  Ralph, the pet deer which belonged to the Danroths on  King Road, can be seen in his new career in show  business on the Grizzly Adams television series.  20 YEARS AGO  This week's display of the Sunshine Coast harvest includes a 17 ounce apple; a pear weighing one and a half  pounds; a 100 pound squash; and a 15 and a half pound  cabbage.  30 YEARS AGO  The first plane to land at the Gibsons-Sechelt  Municipal Airport is a Fleet Canuck belonging to  Westview logging operator Ray Brett who was at the controls. The landing and subsequent take off were accomplished smoothly despite the nature of the runway.  40 YEARS AGO  A reader writes: "The recent meeting of the Board of  Trade in Sechelt is a fair sample of how not to get things  done. The general idea prevalent at the meeting seemed  to be scoffing and jeering at government servants and  their efforts.  The Sunshine  Published by   GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editorial     Penny Fuller   Ken Collins   Joel Johnstone  Advertising  Production  Fran Bumside  Jan Schuks  Linda Dixon  Bev Cranston  John Gilbert  Bonnie McHeffey  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is a locally owned newspaper, published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by Glassford Press  Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0. Gibsons Tel. 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930. Second Class Mail Registration No.  4702.  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is protected by copyright and reproduction of any part of it by any means is prohibited unless permission in  writing is first secured from Glassford Press Ltd., holders of the  copyright. SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Canada: 1 year $35; 6 months $20; Foreign; 1 year $40   When Nikki Weber was named Sechelt's Good Citizen of the  Year last week by the Sechelt  and District Chamber of Commerce smiles of approval lit up  faces all over the Sunshine  Coast. Even the most generous  of them, however, was a pale  shadow of the smile that  habitually graces the features of  the lady herself.  Nikki Weber assures us that  she has only been on the Sunshine Coast for seven years but  it is hard to remember what the  place was like without her. Her  ' ^"'smilef' her' butstaiiding abilities  y.. .^as-'jui-: entertainer, and the bub-m-  bling enthusiasm and generosity,  with which she shares her gifts'  both as performer and teacher  have made her one of the best-  loved figures on the Coast.  Nikki was born in Curacao in  the Dutch West Indies where  her father was a magistrate. She  left there at the age of 10 to  return to Holland for the sake  of the education of herself, her  sister and her brother. Her  father remained in the Caribbean. Their return to Holland  was just a few years before the  outbreak of the Second World  War.  #��  "We learned how to appreciate food during the Nazi  occupation of Holland,"  remembers Nikki. "We found it  wherever we could, including  from garbage cans."  It is not a time that Nikki  remembers with fondness.  "I have seen so much hatred  come from politics, families  divided and hatred  everywhere."  With her father still in the  Caribbean, Nikki, her mother  and siblings were given preference and were on the first boat  that left Holland after .the war.  "After another' shbrt' Wayin  the Antilles, the family moved  to New York where Nikki was a  passenger hostess on a Dutch  airline.  "It was an exciting time, she  remembers. "My job was exciting and I was planning on attending the Juliard School of  Music."  Then came a phone call from  a Canadian she had met in  Holland, 'a dashing devil', and  Nikki wound" up married and  living in Burnaby instead of attending the Juliard School of  Music in New York.  "We lived in many places:  Burnaby, Deep Cove, New  York again, Edmonton," says  Nikki, "but absolutely nothing  beats the Sunshine Coast."  Nikki has been the presiding  genius   over   many   musical  groups since her arrival on the  Coast.   The  69'ers,   a  group  associated with Senior Citizen's  Branch 69 in Sechelt; the much-  loved Halfmoon Hams, which  delighted many audiences during the life of the group - 'there  were eight members, only Connie Wilson wasn't from Halfmoon Bay'; the Mini-Mob, a  group of children, 13 in number  and ranging in age from seven  to 12; The GeeGee's, a quartet  of entertainers, two in their 30's  and two close to the 60's - 'the  name comes from generation  gap'.  At the present time Nikki has  the Semi-Tones and the Rolling  Tones in action. The first-  named is a group of nine girls in  their teens and the Rolling  Tones is a group of semi-  classical singers with soprano,  alto, tenor and bass sections.  "We need a few more men  right now," says Nikki.  Since 1984 Nikki's music  store, Strings and Things, in  Sechelt has been a much-loved  feature of Coast life.  Nikki has three sons and  three grandchildren with whom  she keeps in constant touch.  One son is the Deputy Minister  of Justice for the Saskatchewan  government and another is a  teacher and administrator at  Douglas College.  Of her Good Citizen Award,  Nikki says, "I am very  honoured by this recognition.  Just last year I got the  Volunteer of the Year Award.  What I do is what I've been doing all my. life."  The love affair between Nikki  Weber and the Sunshine Coast  is mutual.  "The Sunshine Coast' has  been immensely warm and good  to me," says Nikki. "I'm  honoured and grateful for the  assistance and support. The  people seem very special to me,  delightful and warm."  And you to us, Nikki Weber,  and you to us. The staff of the  Coast News joins me in offering  our warmest congratulations.  Peace notes  Dangerous defence  by Alan Wilson  The peace issues course which  I am helping to teach at  Malaspina College in Nanaimo  is subtitled 'Changing Our  Ways of Thinking' for the very  good reasons that if humanity  does not change, then sooner or  later we're bound to end in a  nuclear holocaust.  Not all change is desirable,  however, take the move away  from the theory of nuclear  deterrence for example. For all  its MADness, Mutual Assured  Destruction was simple to  understand.  Deterrence should theoretically have been stable at quite  low levels, with perhaps a few  dozen intercontinental ballistic  missiles and bombers. Two  hundred warheads are still sufficient to destroy either side.  There were problems with  deterrence, of course. One was  the discomfort of living with the  knowledge that your enemy  could destroy you and the fear  that they might be crazy enough  to try it. That fear, and the lure  of vast profits to be made by the  weapons makers who promote  fear, led to an expansion of the  nuclear arsenal way beyond  what was necessary. We now  have some 50,000 warheads,  and more every day.  Was the theory of deterrence  faulty, or did the strategists just  have to keep busy to justify  employment? Whatever the  cause, deterrence has been  quietly edged out of the way by  nuclear war-fighting doctrines.  Unfortunately this is one of  those cases where change isn't  an improvement.  Why did this happen? Probably because of fear. The big  worry over the years was always  that one side might depart from  the idea of deterrence and start  to develop a defence against  nuclear weapons. If either side  developed a credible missile  defence, it would have effectively 'disarmed' the other.  The one without a defence  would have been in a very  vulnerable position. He (always  a 'he') would no longer have  had any way of deterring his opponent. For this reason, the  superpowers concluded an anti-  ballistic missile (ABM) treaty 15  years ago which restricted both  ^nations in this field.  Unfortunately the lure of a  missile defence captured the  mind (?) of Ronald Reagan who  in 1983 launched the Strategic  Defence Initative research program. Naturally the Soviets  were worried and wanted the  program halted. Many in the  US Congress have similar fears  and are now resisting the attempt by the Reagan administration to 're-interpret' the  ABM treaty to allow limited  Star Wars deployment. But it  may be too late.  Should we be concerned  about SDI? After all, most independent scientists tell us that  such a system could never work  perfectly anyway. But the fear is  that such a shield, even an imperfect one, would give any attacker a tremendous advantage.  It would take away the  assurance of mutual destruction. It would make a first-  strike possible and perhaps even  tempting.  What are the components of  a first-strike? 1) accurate  weapons capable of destroying  most of your opponent's  weapons before they are launched, and 2) a defensive system to  shield against the few surviving  warheads coming your way.  These are the capabilities  which the US has been acquiring over the last few years. Of  course, from the Soviet perspective, this is very threatening.  And it is inevitable that they will  respond, just as they have at  almost every stage in the history  of the arms race, by building  more weapons so they can be  assured of overpowering any  such shield.  Whatever you think of the  Soviets, you have to recognize  that they are part of the world  community and are going to do  whatever they have to do to ensure their survival, just as the  US will. Both sides have historically built vast weaponry in the  name of national security and  they're not suddenly going to  stop unless they both agree to  do so.  So while deterrence was  perilous, the world we live in  now is worse. We're in a  strategic limbo, half-way between the MADness of deterrence and the insanity of Star  Wars.  This is where we in Canada  suddenly find ourselves with an  incredible opportunity. Located  between the superpowers, our  territory is crucial to the US  plans for missile defence. Were  we to not participate, we could  serve as a buffer zone providing  increased security to both sides.  We could operate surveillance  systems, like the North Warning  System, independently, providing information to both  sides.  Unfortunately we're doing  exactly the opposite. Through  NORAD, the North American  Aerospace Defence agreement,  we already host a surveillance  system which feeds information  only to the US and we already  provide facilities which are of  use ONLY for a nuclear attack  on the Soviet Union.  Worse yet, we will almost certainly end up with ABM  defences in our north. Why?  Because during an earlier  renewal of the NORAD agreement, the clause prohibiting  ABM development was quietly  dropped, and the Mulroney  government resisted re-instating  the clause in the most recent  renewal last year.  These ominous developments  are to be continued and extended according to the  government's white paper on  defence. For all our good intentions, Canada is helping to  prepare for the holocaust.  If we keep operating on the  idea of military strength to provide security, if we keep trying  to deny our ultimate vulnerability, and don't begin to seek  global security, then we will  probably end up by destroying  ourselves. This is why the white  paper is an unacceptable and  dangerous document. .-.._..-^--jij:.<.--.., ��;_��� ^-ij.--.' -��������'-*   �����-  �������� �� *-���  Coast News, October 5,1987  &  Editor:  In anticipation of Fire  Prevention Week, I have been  asked by my department to seek  a bit of publicity in an attempt  to increase public awareness  and involvement in the fire  prevention effort.  Communities on the Sunshine Coast are well served by  their local fire departments, but  many people are not aware that  we are all volunteers. This requires that we devote most of  our time and efforts to fire suppression and training, and  leaves little time for fire prevention activities. We are forced to  rely heavily on the concern and  common sense of the public to  keep fire losses to a minimum.  It is a well known fact that  the vast majority of fires are a  result of the 'human factor'  whether it be ignorance of  potential hazards or just plain  carelessness. Every time I hear  the panic stricken voice of a  caller on the fire phone, I can't  help thinking that mere moments ago, this person was probably just like most of us in the  belief that 'it will never happen  to me'. Unfortunately, unless  we keep fire prevention ever  present in our minds, it can happen to any of us.  There is much that the public  can do to reduce the tragedy  and financial losses caused by  fire. For example, statistics have  proven that smoke alarms save  lives and property, yet many  people still don't take advantage  of this highly effective safety  device that can be purchased for  less than the price of a case of  beer!  One recent customer of ours  suffered major damage to his  home, damage which could  easily have been prevented by a  smoke alarm. Oh, he had one  alright. It was still in its  package in a closet. They don't  work very well that way.  Every building occupied by  people should have a fire escape  plan, especially residential  buildings. I wonder how many  of your readers would know exactly what to do if they awoke  in the middle of the night to a  house full of blinding, lung  searing smoke. Do their  children know what to do?  We are proud of the job we  do as Volunteer Fire Fighters,  but we are the last resort. We  cannot perform miracles. We  cannot undo the damage caused  by ignorance or carelessness.  We cannot erase the horrendous  economic losses, the heartache  of losing one's home and possessions, or the anguish caused  by the loss of loved ones. We,  can only share briefly in the  agony and try our best to perform a miracle next time.  I've been around long enough  to know that most people won't  bother to read this letter once  they realize that it is only about  fire prevention. But if I have  stirred the slightest concern in  the minds of anyone out there, I  urge them to get involved in the  fire prevention effort. Drop in  on your local fire department  on their practice night, ask for  their advice, and get to know a  local firefighter. There is probably one in your neighbourhood.  C.J. Caldwell  S.V.F.D.  Beachcombers leave  Editor:  "The Beachcombers" have  successfully completed our sixteenth season of shooting. This  translates to 1500 filming days  for 300 episodes or a total of  150 hours of programming.  This year we did everything  from sinking boats, blowing up  barges and to rescuing elephants. None of which would  have been possible without the  support and co-operation of the  town and people of Gibsons  and the Sunshine Coast.  On behalf of the cast and  crew, we would like to extend  our sincere thanks to everyone  who has helped and supported  us this season, especially those  who were inconvenienced by the  traffic delays and everyone who  went the 'second mile' to help  us find unusual props and locations.  We were made to feel wel  come and very much part of the  community. We hope that  everyone will benefit from the  exposure the show has created  as much as we have by shooting  on the Sunshine Coast.  We look forward to seeing  our old friends and making new  ones when the seventeenth  season begins next spring.  Shows shot this season will  begin airing at 7:30 pm, Sunday, October 4 oh the CBC network.  Once again, many thanks to  all.  Gordon Mark, Producer  "The Beachcombers"  Jan Durban,  Production Manager  "The Beachcombers"  More letters  on page 19  RRSP holders between 60 and 71..  RRIFs  VERSUS  ANNUITIES:  Now the difference is even larger!  Registered Retirement Income Funds have always offered greater control and flexibility than an annuity -plus  the potential for capital growth.  But as a result of the most recent budget, the difference in favour of an Industrial Group of Funds RRIF  is now even greater.  You still choose the investments...you stiM direct any  estate planning...and you will still have the right to  transfer at any time. 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The little bit of rain we're  getting isn't even penetrating  the ground.  ��� "That fire was deeper than  we thought. It was actually bur  ning underground. It's like peat  moss underneath and it's almost  impossible to stop. When we  left the area before we thought  we had put it out."  Sleep says all of these fires  were man-made, mostly due to  people assuming the rain which  had fallen would make it safe to  burn stubble, dead brush, and  garbage compiled over the last  few months while burning bans  were in effect.  "We had no calls in  August," he says.  Now that summer is over, it's  a different story.  "One guy tried to burn  because he thought his permit  would expire at the end of  September, burned and thought  it was out."  In actuality, permits expire  on October 30 and after that  you don't need a permit because  the rain season has set in for the  duration of the winter.  The Gibsons Volunteer Fire  Department covers the area  from the YMCA Camp to  Cemetery Road and all points in  between.  Though not sure what other  fire departments are doing  about the dry weather, Sleep advises people to use common  sense at all times when attempting to burn materials of any  kind.  "This ban is just a  reminder," he says.  Guess Where  ���W��T��Wf��m��W*WWW��W��WW����  TT  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first correct entry  drawn which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last  week's winner was Brad Cotter, Box 85, Madeira Park, who correctly identified the sign at Sechelt Elementary.  KARAT GOLD RINGS  25/O  OFF  ALL CRYSTAL  Watch For Our Special On Wine And  Fluted Champagne Glasses  IN STORE SPECIALS  Yes, We Will Lay away Sale Items  Til End Of December 87  anni  Gifts & Gems  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  886-2023  0n  =*$*&T2f<STKm*  We wish to thank all our clientel  for their patronage and look forward to serving you in the coming years.  iiiiiiiiiimiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiniiiiiiiii iiiiimiiiwiiwiiMiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiBHiiiiiwiiiiwm��� ���������  iiiiiiiiwiMiiimmrmnwminiwBwnw  BE A WINNER!  WORK WITH WINNERS!  t last week's Annual Convention of the B.C. and Yukon Community Newspapers Association,  awards were presented to winners in the annual "BETTER NEWSPAPER COMPETITION".  Among entries from newspapers large and small, The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS was awarded  Our entry was a series of ads prepared for  BLACKBERRIES in Sechelt which featured our  own photography and were completely created  by our backshop staff.  The Judge, David Stanger, Vice-President of the  Vancouver advertising agency Baker-Lovick,  commented on the "good quality" of the  photographs, the "short, concise" copy, and a  look that was "clean with no unnecessary  clutter".  "Overall the look of the ads would  create a positive image for the  client while communicating the  specific   sale   offerings   to   the  Seat f\diwih'uu$ TJeaip  We're a Winner in our field!  Let our creative staff help you  be a winner in yours!  ic.  /,  ADVERTISE WITH WINNERS!  Advertise with The Sunshine  Cowrie St., Sechelt  085-3930  Cruice Lane, Gibsons  886-2622 Coast News, October 5,1987  Awareness campaign  by Joel Johnstone  "What's my first name?"  "Constable!"   Comes   a  chorus of replies from some of  the Kenneth Grant Navy  League Cadets seated dutifully  in front of RCMP Constable  Mark Jackson.  "Someday people are going  Vicki Kwasnycia, 11, and the Kenneth Grant Navy Cadets were  paid a visit by RCMP Constable Mark Jackson.  ���Joel Johnstone photo  mmm  mjnumjmjxijmmimjmjmjmjmjmji^^  Huge Selection of today's  fashion tones & textures to  choose from. Enhance the  beauty of your home.  %  off  20  Custom Fabrics  112  709 Hwy 101, Gibsons  Sunnycrest Mall  $5���� e  We will pay you  five dollars for   J����  your old pants  when you buy^  a pair of  our new pants^5  Trade in your old panls  now. Wear them in, carry  them in, the older the  better, work, dress, ,jlay  - they're worth five  dollars toward a new  pal>.  Offer Good  Until October 24th  LEEWARD CLOTHING GROUP  886-2715  to offer you something like a  beer or a joint. Maybe coke."  He says to the eight to eighteen  year olds, some in uniform,  some not. For many it is their  first night here with the cadets  at the United Church in Gibsons.  "I'm not here to tell you not  to take it. The truth is some of  you probably will."  A few speak up and say they  might try it if and when the time  comes.  And that's a decision, Jackson says, they will have to make  all on their own, but warns  "you can't make a decision if  you don't know the facts."  That's the reason Cadet  Commanders asked Jackson to  speak to these youth about  drugs, how they come into a  person's life and what they can  do to a person both physically  and mentally.  From softcore marijuana and  hashish to cocaine, pep's and  heroin, Jackson lists only some  of the vast substances hidden in  the circles of peer groups  teenagers will associate with as  they grow up.  But other drugs are already  here and openly accepted by  society, like tobacco, coffee,  and alcohol, and these have to  be viewed with some caution as  well.  "Tobacco. There's a bad  drug." Jackson says. "Everyone takes it even though they  know it kills them.  "You have to ask yourself  cam I going to start smoking  just because someone offers me  a cigarette?' "  The same goes for alcohol.  "Drunk driving is a big killer".  When the time comes for  many of them to make their  own decision "your parents  aren't going to be there. You  have to ask yourself 'why try it  in the first place? To feel good?  Peer pressure?' "  "You are sober right now.  You have to think about it.  Look at who the burnouts are,"  On that note, Jackson offers  Health and Welfare Canada's  Stay Real and Facts About  Drugs, a .few of a series 6f pam- ?  phlets published for parents by  the government to inform people about some realities of the  unreal world of drugs.  They are literally grappled  for, but who is to say these  booklets alone will determine  whether or not some of the  cadets here will try drugs in the  future.  Jackson likens it to learning  by watching those around you  and choosing then to make the  same mistakes or not.  "If you want to ruin your life  go ahead and try these things."  Yet the effects of drugs are  probably foreign to these  cadets, and as with most  teenagers, therein lies the temptation to experiment, which  can lead to a process Jackson  has seen in the past.  "Start out with cigarettes,  then beer, then pot, then harder  substances like coke, pep, and  heroin," and, though adding it  doesn't happen to all, it could  be a catalyst to an addiction of  some form or another.  "I'll be here for about five  years or more" on the front  lines of the Sunshine Coast  where drugs and alcohol show  their worst sides, Jackson says.  That is the hard truth of being a  law enforcement officer.  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'pit  p*p-  'St  If  .��  y.  <?  i  ��� iZ  ."IS  'It  ri  -p''* Coast News, October 5,1987  KSechelt Chamber of Commerce members held a luncheon meeting Tuesday, September 29, along with  ;?-local politicians and guests to hear Bob Mason speak about the Small Business Centre at Capilano Col-  ^lege. ���JtfelJoKnstoiie photo  *  Theatre draw winners  The Gibsons Landing  Theatre Project Society is pleased to announce the winners of  fts first two 'Pull {md Pay' raffles.  Winners of $50 each were  Robert Man of Sechelt and  Dorothy White of Gibsons.  There are still lots of chances  for YOU to be a winner, as new  Helen Granbery takes materials from thrift shops and second hand  stores and turns them into beautiful fashion creations.  ���Joel Johnstone photo  Thanks to all our customers for helping us make  our 1st year a successful one.  1s^nnWersary^een uura sheUa  682 Highway 101, Gibsons 886-2222  ���Pull and Pay' raffle sheets are  now available at Show Piece  Gallery in Gibsons and the  Coast News office on Cowrie  Street in Sechelt.  A special raffle is also being  held by the society. Due to her  very kind generosity, a painting  by multi-talented Joan Warn  has been donated toward the,  theatre project. A winner will be  drawn at the Hallowe'en Dance  to be held in Roberts Creek Hall  on Saturday, October 31.  Raffle tickets are $2 each or 3  for $5, and are available at local  galleries, both Coast News offices, as well as on the counters  of many local businesses and  restaurants. If you don't see  them, ask for them!  The Hallowe'en Dance will  have you jumpin' to the music  of 'Slim & the Pickups'. There  will be great prizes for  costumes, and tickets are only  $6 each or $10 a couple. They'll  go on sale later this week.  Slash fires  are all out-  by Joel Johnstone  The fires are out until spring.  At least controlled ones, in the  Gibsons and Sechelt areas are.  Prescribed slash burning  above Langdale had some  residents out on their front  lawns believing the controlled  burn to be an actual forest fire.  But Reynold Schmidt, Duty Officer for BC Forests and Lands,  says the eight hectare burn was  a planned one.  "Now we're completed with  the burns", he says, which are  part of regular fire hazard control carried out in the wake of  lumber operations and make  way for reforestation, so that  new trees can be established.  "We won't have to use any  brush clearing agents", because  burning removes the chemical  alternative, he says, noting that  the helicopter supported crews  save silviculture reforestation  programs nearly 50 percent of  the time it takes to establish new  trees in logged areas.  It's also better than letting  dead slash lie as a potential fire  hazard.  "This way we have a crew on  hand to control it."  School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast)  NOTICE OF ELECTION - 1988  Public Notice is hereby given to the electors of the herein cited Rural Area of School District  No. 46 (Sunshine Coast), that I require the presence of the said electors at the School Board  Office, 494 S. Fletcher Rd., Gibsons, on Monday, the 26th day of October 1987, between the  hours of 10:00 o'clock and 12:00 noon in the forenoon, for the purpose of electing persons to  represent them as Trustees for the Rural Area of the School District as hereinafter specified:  RURAL AREA  "2" (Regional Areas C,D,E,& F)  TERM OF OFFICE  Three year term - two Trustees  The mode of nomination of candidates shall be as follows:  Candidates shall be nominated for the Rural Area in writing by two duly qualified electors of  the rural area concerned. The nomination paper shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at  any time between the date of this notice and noon of the day of nomination. The nomination  paper may be in the form as prescribed by the Municipal Act, and shall state the name,.  residence and occupation of the person nominated in such manner as to sufficiently identify  such candidate. The nomination paper shall be subscribed to by the candidate.  In the event of a poll being necessary, such poll will be opened at:  RURAL AREA POLLING STATION  Rural Area "2" comprising Regional Davis Bay Elementary School  Areas C,D,E,& F Roberts Creek Elementary School  Cedar Grove Elementary School  Langdale Elementary School  on the 21st day of November 1987 between the hours of 8.00 o'clock in the forenoon and 8:00  o'clock in the afternoon, of which every person is hereby required to take notice and govern  himself accordingly.  Given under my hand at Gibsons this 1st day of October 1987.  R. Mills, Secretary-Treasurer  for Returning Officer  Continued from page 7  SPEEDING VIOLATION  Yellowgrass, Saskatchewan,  on Highway 39 between  Estevan and Moose Jaw has  more than a dozen villages  moored along its length. The  highway skirts some and passes  others between the houses and  the grain elevator. Most just  have their name signs posted.  But Yellowgrass has several  signs, one of which says  'Population 500'. There was  another sign saying something  about speed which I didn't see.  The only one of its kind on the  highway.  Yes, Yellowgrass has a police  department of its very own, and  its single member caught up to  me north of the town and very  politely, and slowly, wrote up a  voluntary fine to be mailed to  the province. No reduction for  seniors.  Yes the fine has been remitted  out of loyalty to the old home  province. Although I appreciate  the exasperation in Yellowgrass,  I marvel at the expense they  have gone to to make .a point.  Police news  GIBSONS RCMP  On September 29 a skateboard was reported missing  from the yard of a Gibsons  residence. The skateboard is  purple with clock faces imprinted on its upper surface and  the owner's name and phone  number on the under surface.  September 30 some adolescents drinking at the rear of  Elphinstone Secondary, lit a fire  that spread in the grass field  towards nearby brush. The fire  department considered the fire  hazardous.  A soccer goal net was damaged at Elphinstone Secondary  grounds to the tune of $200 during the night of September 27.  A customer of a Blue Wave  taxi smashed the windshield of  the taxi at 5:19 pm on September 26. A suspect was arrested  and charges are pending.  There are a number of  bicycles unclaimed at the  RCMP office. If anyone has  lbst a bicycle please call the  RCMP office. Yours may be  there waiting for you.  Herboiogy, SiidoSogy Assessments  And Reflexology Treatments  DENNIS LABBE  FOR APPOINTMENT Please Phone After 6 pm 886-7626  >%!  TWs  OPEN UNTIL 9 PM DAILY  Fran  JEANS ft  THINGS  Cona In Ami Sie  ���       Our tfife $dwtto��  ���DUCK1IF      Of hn StfMtsMrtt  AN Undir W  ii  ;(  '.I  >  JEANS ft THIN6S  Seaview Place    Hwy 101, Gibsons  Fresh and Live Seafood  Delicious Daily Entrees  Spectacular View  New Appetizer Menu  CHANTEL MORIN on the Baby Grand  13th, 14th, & 15th 7 to 11  Open 11 am to 11 pm Tuesday to Sunday  Closed Mondays  Just Within Molly's Reach  at Gibsons Landing 886-2334 >?P^����7tf  mfu  i< ���������^���������xw  Models young and old put on a fine display of Helen Granbery  fashions at the Food Bank Fashion Show at Sunnycrest Mall last  Friday evening. ���Joel Johnstone photo  Fall fashions glow  by Gwen Robertson  The splendour of autumn  were the vibrant colours in  Helen Granbery's Fashion  Show on Friday evening at the  Sunnycrest Mall, and it was a  wonderful experience for its  sponsors, Sechelt arid Gibsons'  Food Banks.  Helen Granbery, before experiencing a stroke, was a  world-famous fashion designer  and interior decorator. She was  top designer at Bloomingdales  in New York for a number of  years. Since having a stroke, she  has, through tremendous  courage and determination,  made a remarkable recovery  and, since coming to live in Gibsons, has been putting on a  yearly show at Hunter Gallery  during October, which is Stroke  Month.  Helen's gift for line and colour is manifested beautifully in  her lovely vests, jackets and  gowns worn gracefully by Judy  Ryland, Carol Caldwell, Brenda  Manton, Barbara Yates, Loret-  ta Macklin, Nancy Clarke,  Peggy Campbell, Julie Skippon,  Angela Middleton, Nicole  Caldwell, Kelly Robertson,  Nicole (Nick) Nolet, and Jenny  Robertson. Candy Caldwell,  who after assisting so much during rehearsals, was too ill to appear.  Since Helen Granbery uses  recycled materials obtained  from thrift stores, we thought it  only fitting to have our younger  models wear clothes from Nifty  Thrifty's which supports Gibsons Food Bank. We do, therefore, want to give a big 'Thank  You' to Orla Jorgenson,  Melanie Sluis, Danielle Robert  son, Virginia Detwiller, Brittany  Robertson, Robin Gileo and little Brittany Sluis.  I would like to thank Helen  Granbery, very sincerely, for  permitting us to display her  creations and hope we might be  given another opportunity, perhaps next year. Helen's creations are on display at the  Hunter Gallery - in the windows  and in the showroom at the  rear.  We would also like to thank  the Sunnycrest Mall Association  for giving us the space for the  Fashion Show; Elise Rudland of  the Stroke Club for her  assistance and pertinent information; Silks and Lace and  staff for all their assistance,  from accessories, use of change  rooms, advice to models, etc.;  The Canadian Imperial Bank of  Commerce for the use of their  corral (or dividers) to keep  separated the audience and the  models on the runway; and  Green Scene for the generous  use of their lovely floral arrangements.  We also wish to thank Joyce  Ripper, Carmen Jorgenson and  Kathy Love for helping behind  the scenes (those costume  changes), John Manton for  making our signs and posters as  well as much toting and carrying all manner of heavy articles  and boxes, and Pat Dupont for  the use and operations of his invaluable sound system and  other good deeds too numerous  to mention.  Last but not least, mention  must be made of Petra Detwiller, who molded a motley  crew into 'a really great shew'.  Thank you one and all.  ^faiuty *do#tn4>  Inquiries invited by persons interested in  Profitable Part Time  Honey Production Business  on the Sunshine Coast. Assistance provided by experienced Bee-  Keeper and Honey marketeer.  For information contact: Larr Syring  Box 2656  885-4586        Sechel!, B.C. VON 3A0  W&B^&imSWI^^^S  Coast News, October 5,1987  ->.  7.  by George Cooper, 886-8520  October has been declared  Crime Stoppers month in  Canada. This is the organization that provides citizens with  the means to report anonymously to the police any information of a crime they may  know about.  Phone 886-TIPS can become  the motto of alert citizens who  help keep the peace. Fear and  apathy were once considered the  two factors that prevented  citizens from co-operating with  the police, and to combat this  and keep or even regain public  confidence in them, the police  forces throughout North  America have encouraged the  Crime Stoppers organization.  A detective in Albequerque,  New Mexico, thought of the  idea in the mid-1970's to help  rid his city of its notorious  reputation of the highest per  capita crime rate in the country.  He convinced his department  that anonymity and even a cash  award would get people to  phone in with information.  Rewards in cash are available  for information that leads to an  arrest and prosecution, or for  the recovery of stolen property,  or the seizure of narcotics.  Callers are given a code  number to ensure their  anonymity and any reward is  handed out privately in cash by  one of the citizen directors of  the local Crime Stoppers. At no  time is the informant's identity  known to the police.  And how is the Crime Stoppers program funded? There are  no grants from province or Ottawa. Each community supports the organization by donations from interested private  citizens, businesses, clubs, professional associations and civic  groups. The administration of  Crime Stoppers is done by  volunteers with the assistance of  an RCMP officer. There is  now, by the way, a full slate of  directors for Crime Stoppers on  the Sunshine Coast.  Brochures and videos for information on Crime Stoppers  will be on display October 17 at  the Fall Fair to be held in the  Sechelt Elementary gym.  COLLEGE OF TEACHERS  The election of 15 zonal  members of the first council of  the College of Teachers has  been announced. If you once  held a valid teaching certificate  and haven't taught for some  time, you can see about getting  on that voters' list by telephoning 1-800-663-9161. Have all  relevant information ready.  BIRD WATCH  Fall brings birds unseen all  summer to the small bird sanctuary in the bottom half of the  lot.  A raucous Stellar's jay, for  instance, throwing dead leaves  from the eavestrough in his  search for seeds. And a small  flock of band-tailed pigeons  tramping heavily on the  dogwood branches as they eat  and scatter the bright red seeds,  the first suniving crop in the  several years of the fungus infestation of the dogwood trees.  OPEN HOUSE  James Davidson, principal of  Langdale Elementary, says the  school is holding an Open  House this Wednesday evening,  October 7. Each classroom will  have curriculum materials on  display and the year's plan for  each grade will be available to  parents.  BOOBY PRIZE  At the end of this summer the  old fellows' golf schedule finished off with the awarding of  prizes. The prizes, of course, go  only to the deserving.  Even  Come In for your  ART SUPPLIES |H  BRUSHES,'PENCILS, F1XITIVES        C"7  SKETCH BOOKS 8'/2x n 9.95 } * g��  Winsor and Newton oils 3.95 ^* ^ ( f^HL  Grumbacher Oils . 10% off U *    t    ^jm  Liquitex Acrylics from 4.10 up / t>a      u ^  Introductory paint sets on sale L^r       ^'        %& *      ' -?^Ip     '-^mrnmW  Winsor and Newton Artist watercolors        jr" F*'-^.^   Jit *-��-* *W ^H  Arches watercolor paper I    * ^ -v^******.*  I y* -  Canvas Boards Prestretched Canvas % ^������^LL.'^mtk  " "^Ss^S^1*  20x24 6.50 20x24 11.45 ^illv*'l  ^ .^^  16x20 4.30 16x20 8.95 Wk >��. ^    , ^  8x10 1.50 11x14 6.55 1||    /%     *��P-^ V*   ^ j  Show Piece        1A > *>*^  Gallery    3S��s"*-M-     fc^'   ^>te'4--  FINE ART. POTTERY. BLOWN GLASS, CARDS. POSTERS AND CUSTOM FRAMING  those with sand trickling out of  the bags beneath their eyes win  prizes.  Now my good friend Casper,  which is not his real name you  understand, received a plaque,  quite an ornate one, for most  frequently over the season of  having the worst score of the  day. The booby prize in fact.  He had walked many times to  the scoring table after the morning's play to receive his package  of tees. All to the friendly jeers  of his fellow seniors.  And on that final day as he  crept back to his seat with the  plaque that marked his shame,  he growled, "You guys are only  jealous."  The next day I was astonished  'to come upon Caspar in the  Sechelt Mall with a crowd  gathered about him as he  pointed out the features of his  prize plaque.  When the crowd dispersed to  get back to school for the afternoon classes, I asked why he so  brazenly boasted of his low  standing.  "Those kids understand  about getting low scores,"  Casper said, "But more important, this trophy is the first  recognition I've ever had at the  club, and I'm a charter  member. Never have I been on a  prize list. Hole-in-oners get all  kinds of acclaim and just for  mere luck. Consistency like  mine has at last been recognized.  "And," he went on, "that  recognition at long last has really built up my self-esteem."  Casper has shown me there's  a chance for all of us sometime,  somewhere. But I'll never know,  if he was serious or just giving  vent to a wry sense of humour.  Please turn to page 6  Oct 2  1st  2nd  V.R.M.  6 mo.  9.75  1yr.  10.75  11.50  2 yr.  11.25  12.00  3yr.  11.50  12.50  10.00  4yr.  11.75  ���"P^'lf   H^,     ���2,'  5UV   "���       *>F      Iter  -t,��fi  1200  13 50  Professional Real Estate Service  Stan and Diane Anderson  (0H.) 885-3211 (Res.) 885-2385 Vancouver Toll Free: 684-8016  Anderson Realty Ltd., Sechelt  r *^ _i��J^r<1  ii imiiiWHifrtviftiy  ~ttwm$mmr'  &3&&L  THANKSGIVING  SPi  2��% o��  New Shipment of High Fashion  BELTS &  EARRINGS!  We select what we offer as carefully  as you select what you buy  2nd Ewk Boutique  We are open Sunday 12 to 4 pm *  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  SEAVIEW MARKET  in Roberts Creek  until noon Saturday  "A Friendly People Place"  J'icM  Colin & Margaret Jones  wish to thank everyone  who came and made our opening^M  such a great success. '^  Thank you for the flowers  cards and especially for  your kind thoughts and  good wishes.  We look forward to seeing ^  you soon and often and  will do our best to meet  your reading needs.  Winner of the draw  for "Lights of the Inside Passage"  is  Judie Myers  277 Gower Pt. next to Webber Photo 886-7744   $  NEW HOURS 10AM TO 5PM  -SO"-'10"  docks! d<  W&Atk  PRICES IN EFFECT UNTIL SUN.  Ornamental  Bamboo Planters  Poly Lined  11 "x9" Reg. 6.99 NOW  6"x5" Reg. 1.99 NOW  7"x6" Reg. 2.99      NOW  Plastic Lined  7V2"x61/2" Reg. 5.99 NOW  9"x4" Reg. 3.99     Now   I a US  6"x4" Reg. 3.99     NOW  ::*l#M&i��LLi  s W.  Our good citizen for 1987/88  is Nikki Weber, well known for  all the great things she has  done for the Sunshine Coast the  last seven years. The dinner and  dance to honour her will be held  at the Royal Canadian Legion,  Sechelt, on Saturday, October  24. Cocktails are at 6:30, dinner  at 7:30 and dancing from 9 to 1  am.  The band will be with Ken  Dalgliesh and Signi Murgatroyd, tickets for dinner and  dance are $17 and can be purchased at Cactus Flower,  Workwear World, Morgan's  Men's Wear, the Press and at  the Chamber of Commerce Information Booth.  The general meeting was a  success with 43 members and  guests in attendance. Our guest  speaker, Bob Mason, from the  small business centre, was very  informative. The three new  replacement directors are Bob  Mason, Jim Lappin and Bemie  Marleau. Congratulations, we  look forward to working with  you. The next directors meeting  will be held on Tuesday, October 6, at 8 am at the Driftwood Inn.  TRAVEL INFORMATION  BOOTH  The booth is open year round  and we are not only available  for tourist inquiries, we are  available for local ones as well,  so please come in and make use  of the information we have on  display. We are now preparing  for a very busy 1988 tourist  season and one thing we are in  short supply of is Bed &  Breakfast, so if you run a B&B  or are interested in doing so,  please contact Gail at 885-3100.  BUSINESS INFORMATION  CENTRE  We have a new supply of information brochures that have  just arrived, so if you are thinking of starting a business or  looking for information for  government funding, please feel  free to drop in. Our business information centre is located in  the same booth as travel information.  U����  886-3085  Sandblasted carvings on glass 1*  Mirrors, china cabinets, skylights, table-t&ps.  \  Custom designs���colour rubbed if desired.     ^  SPECIALIZING IN INTERIORS  Roberts    Creek  Oktoberfest  [CHIROPRACTOR  Graver-Simpson Chiropractic Associates  Are pleased to announce  an extention of hours in their Gibsons office  Dr. Brian L. Craver  Tues. 8:30 am - \1 noon  Dr Sam Simpson      Thurs. 12 noon -|6 pm  GIBSONS  #7 - Seaview Place  Hwy. 101  886-3622  No medical referral required.  NORTH VANCOUVER  101-135 East 15th St.  986-4900  Nikki Weber pictured this summer in Halfmoon Bay. Sechelt's  Good Citizen of the Year demonstrates her joie de vivre.  ���Teri Dawe photo  Sechelt    Scenario  by Jeanie Parker, 885-2163  The sauerkraut is down and  the suds are up in preparation  for the Roberts Creek Legion's  Octoberfest weekend October  16 and 17. There'll be music,  dancing, comedy, food, and  probably more than a little  brew.  . Entertainment will be provided by "Susie Francis and Company" and it's guaranteed to be  lots of fun and good music. A  full Bavarian dinner will be  served Saturday at 7 pm.  Tickets for that night are $10  each and are limited. Friday  Cook up your chili  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  The Ladies Auxiliary to the  Royal Canadian Legion, Sechelt  Branch .140, Ways and Means  Committee have planned a Chili  Cook Off. The date is Saturday,  October 17 and all entries must  be in by 12 noon.  Application forms are  available at the Legion Bar and  closing date for entries is October 12, there is a limit of 20  pots for the contest; entry fee is  one pot of chili.  Judging is at 1 pm and then  the chili will be sold for lunch at  $1 for a small portion and $1.50  for large, both with a bun.  This event is open to the  public and for further information call Carrie Sacco at  885-7323. So all you chili  cookers get busy, sounds like a  fun affair, and an opportunity  to take in the meat draw.  BRIDGE  Twenty ladies took part in the  Merry-go-round bridge party  sponsored by the St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary, Sechelt  Branch at St. Hilda's Hall on  September 24.  First   prize   winners   were  frothy Bayles and her guest  from California, Yvonne Owls.  Second winners were Margaret  Gemmel and Jean Coyle.  There was also a special prize  for Lola Campbell and Nollie  Vetterii.  The Roberts Creek bridge  schedules are a little late due to  holidayers but should be ready  by the end of this week.  AUXILIARY MEETING  The Sechelt Branch of St.  Mary's Hospital will be meeting  at St. Hilda's Church Hall on  Thursday, October 8 at 1:30  pm.  Anyone thinking of joining  is most welcome to come and  visit this day and then decide if  this group is for you.  This is one of six very active  auxiliaries who do a magnificent job with their Thrift Shop.  Volunteers are always needed.  Volunteer Director Erika  Wright will be happy to tell of  where in the hospital volunteers  are needed.  Plans are well underway for  the forthcoming fashion show  on November 14 at the Sechelt  Indian Band Community Hall.  Vivian Tepoorten and Betty  Laidlaw are willing to have any  help you may give and there are  lots of jobs for this money raising event.  GOODWINS LEAVING  Paul and Wendy Goodwin  and Kristy, Sandra and Allan  are leaving West Sechelt for  their new home in Maple Ridge.  Paul's job with Whonnock  Lumber leads to this move as he  has been transferred to Whonnock.  Wendy has been active at the  West Sechelt School and with  the fund raising by the community group. The last day they  will be here is October 15 and  Wendy invites friends to drop in  anytime for last goodbyes.  The invitation is also out for  visitors to their new home which ;,  has lots of room.  FIRST WEDNESDAY  Sechelt Garden Club meets  on the first Wednesday of the  month, and this Wednesday,  October 7, is their meeting at St.  Hilda's Church Hall in Sechelt  starting at 7:30 pm.  boots  &  bags  Trail Bay Centre, Sechelt  885-9838  rf*' Bobbie's Shoes  night   is   drop-in   as   usual.  Members and guests welcome.  legion AcnvrnES  Also coming up at the  Roberts Creek Legion are the  general meeting, the Ladies  Auxiliary's meat draws, and a  Halloween party.  The general meeting is Wednesday, October 14. All voting  members are urged to attend as  the branch is undergoing many  changes and renovations.  The Ladies Auxiliary will be  conducting meat draws every  Saturday afternoon starting October 24. There will be an early  bird draw at 3 pm and the main  draw at 5 pm.  ON HOLIDAY  I'll be away this week so if  you have items for next week's  column, please phone the Coast  News and ask them to add  something.to the Roberts Creek  ^column.  W    Roberts Creek Branch  LEGION  9  \_Jhtoberh  erf  ii 99  87  Fri - Oct 16th Music, Dancing, etc.  No Cover Charge  Sat - Oct 17th  DOORS OPEN  6:00 pm- Cocktails  7:00 pm - Bavarian Dinner  9:00 pm -   Comedy, Dancing, etc.  By Ticket Only $10.00 each  ENTERTAINMENT BY ���  Susie Francis & Company  SOUVENIR BEER MUGS (Full) $6.00  Tickets on sale at Legion or phone:  886-9813 or 885-2952  Members & Guests Welcome  GENERAL MEETING -Wed Oct T4, 7:30 pm  Specials  Sale Starts  Oct.  6th  20% OFF  ALU  paints  As Low as $12.40  for 4 litres of flat  latex interior paint  Vol Pro Eggshell Latex  Reg. 21.90      SALE $17.80/4 Litres  Regal Aqua Velvet Latex  Reg. 32.80      SALE $26.25/4 litres  Moore - Tone latex eggshell  Reg. 24.15      SALE $19.35/4 Litres  ^Levotof* Blinds  at 50% OFF  ALL Select Wallcovering Books  o/vs/nf25%OFF  Cut & Loop 100% Dupont BCF Nylon  Reg. 30.95      ^ Q  SALE^-t I .yO/sq. yd.  Saxony 100% Nylon Carpet  Reg. 23.95  SALE $15,95  Limited Quantities of In-Store Roll Ends, Carpets & Lino...  As well as our every day low prices.  *%&o4&  & 7%4tt&l  FLOOR COVERINGS ltd  Cowrie St., Sechelt  8852923 <"���***���     ��>  v ��t*/p  ,��   ��*,  >*w S/X/*#j4i0,    /j^**.^ n  Coast News, October 5,1987  Rockwood Lodge held its open house September 3 and Kelsey  Curlock, 4, whose mother Sharon is the assistant groundskeeper,  chose to sit outside rather than tour the estate recently acquired and  renovated by the Village of Sechelt. _jo��i Johnstone photo  Sechelt Seniors  Fall Bazaar  by Larry Grafton  In the bookstore on Cowrie  Street, I noticed a posted sign  saying "72 days 'till  Christmas". Now, don't get  angry because Christmas will inevitably come with all the pomp  and glitter. For members,  however, remember there are  only 54 days until our Fall  Bazaar, and if you have not  already started or completed  your projects to contribute to  this important fund raiser, then  your crafty craft people who  faithfully turn up on each  Thursday at 10 am ��would probably say "please do".  Speaking of fall and winter,  when driving to and from  Sechelt the falling leaves  become more and more prominent, which takes me back to  my early school days when we  learned a poem. I don't know  who wrote it but I'll never  forget it. Here it is:  Oak leaves and maple leaves are  playing in the yard,  Some have ruddy faces, they  run about so hard.  'Tag' says the maple leaf,  'You're it' cried the oak  And   back   and  forth   they  scamper,   these merry little  folk!  So much for school days.  PLANT SALE  Shame on me! Other than a  preliminary reminder that our  members should prepare their  plants for the October 3 sale,  the cogs didn't mesh somewhere  along the line and the final  notice was not sounded. Hopefully the community channel  notice and locally distributed  posters have done the job on  short notice.  HALLOWEEN TEA  If you check your activity  sheets, you should note on your  calendar the Halloween Tea on  October 29 at 1:30 pm. Other  than a reminder at this time,  further explicit details will be  forthcoming at a later date.  FUN NIGHT  Again, checking your activity  sheets, you will note an evening  "Fun Night" listed on Saturday  evenings 'as announced'. Fun  Night was started early last spring when a number of regular  activities were amalgamated on  one night. This did not prove to  be successful because of a  number of factors involved.  However, Fun Night should  seem to be possible with probably only one activity per  night. Let's say dancing, cards,  aggravation, bingo, etc., on  successive nights. It probably  will not happen without a  volunteer chairperson to get it  together. Do I hear a volunteer  and helper saying: "Let's investigate and try it"?  SPAGHETTI DINNER  Although I was out of town  for the spaghetti dinner, I  understand there were over  ninety hungry people who  showed up to enjoy the efforts  of head spaghetti chef, Doug  Third and Olive Marshall and  her hard working committee.  The thanks of Branch 69 are in  order for their efforts, which  contributed just that much  more toward our new hall  building fund.  REMINDER  Again you should consult  your calendar and mark Saturday, November 21. That will be  another memorable night when  good citizen, Nikki Weber  presents her 'Night To Remember' concert. Although that may  seem a long way in the future, a  limited number of tickets will be  printed shortly and will be  available from the usual individuals and outlets. Unfortunately our obsolete hall will  only hold a limited number people.  Judging from past performances, Nikki's concerts have  played to a full house.  There will probably be a  definite announcement in this  column next week regarding  ticket sales for this popular  event.  1 n#s  ENTER OUR DRAW For a size 2-12  Dinosaur Fleece Shirt  In The Design Of Your Choice  I 15%  OFF ALL DINOSAUR ITEMS  except Dragonfly fleece shirts  Stickers ��� Soap ��� Toothbrush holder ��� Erasers ��� Tights  ��� Clothing ��� etc.  Trail Bay Centre,  Sechelt  885-5255  MMM&wWmWeSi  by Nancy MacLarty  I have, as I am sure most of  you have, things that bug me.  Some of these bugs are minor  irritations, others cause major  grumblings and even the odd  four letter word. Each causes  some stress and, since they say  it's better to get things out in the  open and not allow feelings of  anger and frustration to fester  inside of us, I will now for my  health's sake list these bugs.  They are not necessarily in  the order of importance, just as  they come to me. In any case,  I'm sure you will find some you  agree with and others that seem  silly. Nevertheless; herewith;  'The MacLarty Bug List'.  Drivers who pull out from a  side road onto the highway  causing you to brake suddenly  only to turn off to another side  road a few hundred yards later;  drivers who don't signal until  they are turning; drivers who  don't signal.  Price stickers that won't  come off without damaging the  item you've bought for a gift,  like books, records, cassettes,  etc.; price stickers that cover the  'best before' date on food.  Recipes that call for two  grams' of this or that, when I  don't have a gram scale.  People who clear cut complete lots to improve their view  when topping would do as well;  people who leave the trees  they've cut where they drop and  create fire hazards.  Politicians who say one thing  and do another; politicians who  don't do anything; politicians.  Litterers.  Having to rush your, guests  through supper so they can  catch the 8:20 ferry; chain saws  on Sunday; earwigs.  Canada Post; having to pay  for a post box when other people get door to door delivery for  free.  By-laws that are never enforced; the price of gas in  Canada compared to the US;  the price of milk in Canada  compared to the US.  The B.C. Department , of  Forests and Lands; bureaucracy; exploitation of the environment; powdery mildew;  horsetails; septic tanks.  Things that break down one  day after the warranty is up;  'Krazy Krazy' commercials;  junk mail; the price of green  onions.  The noon on Saturday  deadline for this column...  otherwise I could think of lots  more.  ff  THANKS TO ^  THRIFTY'S  Tues-Sat 10-4  \    above Ken's Lucky Dollar  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  The Coast News  Sechelt  "A Friendly People Place"  [ s /-\  TOURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE  ;    ,.."/���  ' '  ill-  ','    111?  ���yV  ��;  COZY UP WITH A BOOK!  ��� Craft Books ��� Woodworking ��� Cookbooks  ��� '88 Calendars ��� Cards ��� Gift Wrap  TALEWIND BOOKS=  5693 Cowrie Street   Sechelt  885-2527  Browse A Local Art Gallery  see Local Artists!  Paintings . Gifts OPEN DAILY  . Pottery . Jewellry 11-5 pm  HUNTER GALLERY   Gibsons Landing    886-9022  24 Hr. Charter Hotline   886-8341  $58 PRINCESS LOUISA CRUISE Egmont   10 am  $12/hr SALMON FISHING CHARTERS  Winter Rates ��� 30 Boats-Gibsons-P.Harbour-Powell River  $25 SK00KUMCHUK & ISLAND CRUISES Daily fy Request  Sunshine Coast  Tours & Charters  449 Marine Drive, Gibsons   (Beside Dockside Pharmacy)  SALMON HATCHERY  Open to the Public  MON. - FRI., 9 am- 1 pm  E. Porpoise Bay Road 885-5562  886-8686  Waterfront, Gibsons  . SMALL BOAT RENTALS  . SCUBA AIR  . TACKLE, MARINE, GIFTS  . CHARTS & BOOKS  GIBSONS marina  '<!>'  CANOE  RENTALS  , ��� Row Boat Rentals  -fake RgStvt 883-2269  CjIBSONS  Charters^  Pleasure & Sunset Cruises  Sports Fishing  Water Taxi  F  ^  Boat Brokerage   $*  Jfc  mMMwmmmmm  BOAT RENTALS  ��� Fishing Gear Rentals  ��� Air Tanks  FISHING & DIVING CHARTERS  FISHING GUIDE  cLowes Resort-cMotel  Camping&RV Sites Pender Harbour    883-2456  ueisure Time?"  Come ~ meet the artists of  Shadow Baux  - paintings - wearable art - pottery  - fine art prints  Cowrie St., Sechelt  886-7606  IPHMHR^MMIIfRP  ���SBMBMOEHa  ttNMtataOMM *v    �����     -r    ���*'     "��    -s-  10.  Coast News, October 5,1987  Pure Bristle  Brushes  Interior Flat Latex  99  Reg. ��19M   I   *0    4 I.  WOOD STOVES  %  ENERGY SYSTEMS  LOPI�� challenges you to compare  any of our 9 stunningly crafted  and high performance models  against any other woodburning  appliance. Discover why  LOPI�� is the only word in  Safe,Efflclent, Beautiful  Home Heating.  CHIMNEYS  Come in and let us design  your chimney needs  The PRO-JET System is a versatile unit;  -Engineered to rigid UL and ULC standards  -Uniquely matched inner liner and outer casing  -Deep secure precision locking mechanism  that's creosote resistant for longer life  -High Quality heavy gauge stainless steel  -Dense Inert Fibre Insulation  -Tough yet lightweight and easy to handle  -Available in 3.convenient "Do It Right" Kits  Preferred by Professional Builders & Installers  LIGHT FIXTURES  Red Tag Special  Only at Gibsons Location  FISHING GEAR  All fishing gear  reduced  Only at Gibsons Location  to clear  Gibsons 886-8141  Sechelt 885-7121  OPEN Mon-Sat 6 am - 5 pm  Sunday (Gibsons only) 10 am ��� 4 pm  Vancouver (Toll Free) 688-8814  ���p|  BUILDING SUPPLIE  TWO LOCATIONS   sunshine coast highway gibsons   wharf and dolphin  sechelt  Pender People 'n'  Places  Myrtle says hello  by Myrtle Winchester, 883-9302  I'd like to take this opportunity, my first column, to  thank all you Pender Har-  bourites who have made myself  and my other half, Bob, feel so  welcome in your community. I  look forward to enjoying the  area for many years to come.  WRITER'S CONTEST  Suncoast Writer's Forge contest rules are available in  Madeira Park at the library and  Centre Hardware. They're  looking for 1200 word maximum fiction or non-fiction entries from Sunshine Coast  residents, and first prize is $100  and publication in 'The Sun-  coaster' magazine.  LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS  Yes, the library still needs  volunteers, and no, it isn't a  tough commitment. You'll be  required to work a minimum of  two flexible hours a month.  Chairwomen, Blanche Perreca  thanks all the volunteers who  are helping so much in getting  the new facility organized, and  says another work party will be  scheduled at the next meeting.  NEW TITLES  The library recently purchased thirty new books, many of  which are on Native history and  culture. This fascinating area is  a personal interest of mine, and  I recommend that you check  out these excellent new aquisi-  tions.  DONATIONS  About one hundred books  were donated to our newly-  relocated library, and more are  welcome. If you have unwanted  novels or texts gathering dust  and taking space, why not let  the community enjoy them?  The library only requires that  they be in good condition, and  any titles but Reader's Digest  Condensed Books are appreciated.  CALL ME  Finally, if you have any news  that you'd like your community  to know about, give me a call at  883-9302 (weekday afternoons  are best). After the postal strike  ends, you can also drop me a  note at RR 1, in Madeira Park.  Davis Bay News Et Views  Meeting date  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  "' The general meeting of the  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Community Association will be October 19, 7:30 pm because of the  Thanksgiving holiday.  At that meeting the executive  will be opening the sealed  tenders for the goods offered  for sale from the Family Center  in this paper. You will all act as  scrutineers.  Goods can be viewed at the  scout hall from 9 am until 12  noon Saturday, October 10.  Sealed tenders must have a certified cheque for 10 percent of  the bid, plus name of article bid  and full name and address. Bids  will be accepted at the Wilson  Creek Hall on October 16, from  1 to 4 pm.  CRIBBAGE  Cribbage games start soon at  the Wilson Creek Hall. Friday  afternoons from 1 until 4 pm!,  SAUERKRAUT  Bill LeNeve will demonstrate  the fine art of making sauerkraut at the Wilson Creek Hall  beginning at 1 pm Saturday,  October 10. He will try to  answer all your questions concerning this fine way to preserve  cabbage.  HAPPY HOLIDAY  Have a good safe Thanksgiving. If you are entertaining out-  of-town guests or just need the  exercise after dinner, don't  forget a walk along Davis Bay.  Also the nature walk along  Chapman Creek, with its en-��  trance through Brookman  Park, is restful and lovely any  time of year.  Good to see you back, Penny  Fuller. 7  s  v  &  K  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  COMMISSION  Stevenson Kellogg Ernst & Whinney, Consultants;  have been retained by the EDC to advise on what'  changes, if any, need to be made to the way the Sun-:  shine Coast carries out its Economic Development  mandate. The Consultants will be on the coast Tuesday and Wednesday, October 6 and 7,1987. Persons:  interested in expressing their view on this subject to  the Consultants on October 6 or 7, or at a later date/  please advise Bev Miller at 885-2261. 7  Maurice Egan, Chairman :  Economic Development Commission  St  <blacktop DRIVEWAYS  Residential & Commercial  Guaranteed Quality Work at Competitive Prices  B.A. BLACKTOP  SERVING THE  L OWER MA MLA NO  FOR 30 YEARS  &LOCATED  IN SECHELT  PHONE  885-5151  FOR FREE ESTIMATE  ^tACKTOP  Box 1550  Sechelt, B.C. PiliiiilWMliKl  Coast News, October 5,1987  11.  Tara Rolston and Les Fowler's duet was one of many entertainments presented at the official opening of the 'Old Ranger Station Regional Centre' in Madeira Park last Saturday.  ���Fran Burnside photo  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  by Ann Cook, 883-2382  �� Thank you Shirley Hall for  giving me some time off. I accomplished a couple of things.  Remember that spare tire that  I was going to exercise away,  well, I still have it but it's steel  belted. The other was I took  care of and spoiled my wee  grand-daughter, Tamara. Who  else but a grandmother would  allow an almost two year old to  wear her good high-heels and  think it's cute?  So, summer is over and I still  have the spare tire but Tamara  loves me.  By the amound of traffic on  the Egmont road, the intersection in downtown Egmont may  soon be called the hub as from  there they have to turn and go  somewhere. Now campers and  vehicles towing boats I know  are going to the marina or  resort, but the cars, vans,  motorcycles and trucks of all  descriptions from pickups to  know what a lumber, cement,  gravel or logging truck looks  like. It's all those other loads of  strange freight.  Our little school is still boarded up. What can I say? Don't  give up, maybe next year.  In the meantime Russell has  his private playground where he  can keep watch on the com-  Congratulations, Nikki  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  The happiest Halfmoon Bay  happening to report ithis week is  the goocl news that Nikki Weber  has been chosen 'Citizen of the  Year'.  I know that many of you out  there have been nominating her  for several years and will be  glad that it finally happened. I  can't think of a more worthy  recipient for this honour.  I did notice however, that the  night planned for the dinner is  the same date as the Welcome  Beach Community Harvest dinner and dance. Maybe something will be done about that.  Anyway Nikki - love and  congratulations from all of us in  Halfmoon Bay, especially the  Hams.  SUDDEN DEATH  Many people were wondering  why the hovercraft was in Halfmoon Bay on Thursday. Well it  was on a sad mission from  Thormanby Island where  Clarence Joe of Sechelt had  suddenly collapsed while on a  hunting trip with relatives.  Our sympathies go out to his  family and many friends.  BIKES ANYONE?  The Welcome Beach Play  School is in need of some little  kids' tricycles. For some 15 kids  there are only two bikes. If your  wee one is now too big for his  bike you could maybe pass it on  for the pleasure of others.  If the price is reasonable the  Play School will buy them, or it  would be even better if you  cared to donate.  BROWNIES  If anyone would like to lend a  hand with the Halfmoon Bay  Brownie pack please give Liz  Wright a call at 885-9897. This  is a fun thing to do.  OBSCENITIES?  A wee snippet from a Scottish  newspaper I recently received.  It seems that during the last  election the police received  phone calls with complaints that  obscenities were being shouted  through a loudspeaker driving  through the streets. Investigation found that the speaker was  calling -'Vote Buchati Labour  -Vote Buchan Labour!  Tale of a Sea-Going Granny  Memories of France  by Shirley Hall  MoulVs masts were down and  secured on top of the wheel-  house. Lefty found a piece of  do welling and, lashing it in  place, announced it would serve  as a flagpole. We still could fly  our courtesy French tricolour.  With tires all around our top-  sides and padding on the masthead lights, we were ready for  the Seine's bridges and locks.  We could now moor at Rouen's  Port de Plaisance. It is on an  island between two bridges and  within a few hundred yards of  Rouen's most historic sites.  Here Mouli had a close call. I  was alone on board when some  idiotic young Frenchman who  had come down from Paris,  tried to moot his twelve-meter  yacht in a ten-meter space. He  came down the river towards us  and, since he had absolutely  nowhere that his crew could tie  off his stern, the river's strong  current was  forcing his bow  against us. It took all my  strength to fend him off, all the  time telling him what I thought  of him and his yacht. It is as  well he couldn't understand  English.  The rest is wonderful memories of a beautiful and historic city. We explored the memorial to  Joan of Arc and the chapel  built in honour of the Majd of  Orleans. The flower market is  held at the place she was burned. We walked along the Rue de  la Grosse Horlege. Here, built  into an arch over the road, is a  clock with sunray dials and a  globe above that tells the phases  of the moon. Lefty, who spoke  little or no more French than I  did, in other words practically  none, proved not for the last  time, his resourcefulness and  ability to communicate. He  found some construction  workers and from them learned  where he could buy a secondhand  mallet,   which  he  bore  triumphantly back to the boat.  We'd need it later for driving  stakes into the canal banks.  Most of all we remember  Rouen for Bastille Day, July 14.  We dressed Mouli with her  signal flags, in honour of the  occasion. We'd known in England that we'd be in France for  her national celebration and  bought a set. She looked festive  with her flags flying, even  though her masts were down.  Madame, who was in charge of  the port, beamed with pleasure.  In the evening there was a  huge fireworks display. Margaret and Lefty found themselves  unable to get across the bridge  until after midnight. We felt  concerned about Lefty, who  seemed terribly tired. Later, we  were to learn he was ill.  The present found us removing the flags and bracing ourselves  for  proceeding upriver  and into our first lock.  To be continued...  ilano  ADULT  HIGH SCHOOL  UPGRADING  Miss out on high school? Do  you need to review what you  (;IV v.-:." :    - knew?  Capiiano College's Adult Basic  Education program is open for  ���<-.;>;tull or part time studies.  Registration for English, Math  and Sciences during days or  evenings is taking place  October 5. 6 and 7.  7 ><  SttMHiM  For further Information call  885*9310 between 12:30 and  7:00 pm, Capilano College,  Sechelt.,  End of Season ��� Grizzly by Robert Bateman  Robert Bafetnan  HELP PROTECT THE  THREATENED GRIZZLY WITH  THE PURCHASE OF THIS  BATEMAN PRINT  FUNDS WILL BE DEDICATED  TO GRIZZLY AND HABITAT  CONSERVATION  CALL OR COME IN TODAY!  Overall Print Size: 28V4" x 36'/*'  Order Deadline: October 12, 1987  Signed/Numbered Print: $485.00  fthadow ikm$  Cowrie St.. Sechelt  886-7M>(>  Sunshine Coast  munity comings and goings.  The Egmont Lions Club have  put up a couple of neat signs to  let the world know where they  are.  They aren't known for  boasting of what good works  they do, so we'll just have to  wait and see.  Maybe they could put up a  sign saying "This is Egmont"  for all those folks who stop in  the heart of Egmont to ask  where Egmont is.  The bingo players say thank  you to the Pender Harbour  Lioness Club for the summer  fun and do hope you will come  back next year. The Egmont  Community Club thanks them  for their generous time and  money donation and goodwill  to our community.  New Egmont folks...Welcome to Bob and Janet Bowles  and their family of one. If it  looks like the end of the road  and nothing is happening here,  that's not true.  Janet, you are invited to a tea  and plant sale Wednesday, October 14. If you are too busy  unpacking, watch for the  smorgasbord announcement for  later in the month. There will be  a Halloween bonfire for the  young and old kids. The Thrift  Store is open every Wednesday.  All this plus a Mini Bazaar in  November.  You can meet some of the  local folks by having a cold beer  or hot bowl of clam chowder at  your next door neighbours the  Egmont Marina and.Backeddy  Pub who are now on fall hours,  opening 11 am.  Happy October birthdays to:  Maureen Griffith, Gabriella  Vaughan, Ella Cummings,  Shirley Hall, Helen Jerma, Erin  Fearn, Lanke Lovas, and Mike  Silvey. Also Robert, Ki, Valerie  and Colleen Silvey, Ruth  (Silvey) Campbell, Leah (Silvey)  O'Neill, her husband Al, and  their twins Allan and Alex, now  one year old, and finally... Dolly's grandsons, Arthur Jensen  and Shane Wallace.  Happy Thanksgiving weekend, everyone. We may be  lucky enough to see a full  harvest moon on Wednesday,  .October 7th.  Davis Road    Pender Harbour. BC . 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PENTAX BINOCULAR  CLEARANCE  o<*  wotf  pfWta  &s*  eW  !flfl  pi����  &\tf*e.  7x35  reg. 159  7x50  reg. 189  8x40  reg. 239.99  10x24  reg. 199.99  7 X 20 (monocular)  reg. 109.99  12500  14500  100  16500  9500  PENTAX SF1  Multi program  Auto Focus 35mm  SLR with Built-in  auto flash  WBNTAX  Body Price  ,99  50 mm standard  35-70 Zoom  70-210 zoom  28-80 zoom  v**���"**^,  LENSES  109"  249"  369"  449"  Your 1 Hour  Teredo Square, Sechelt  Photo  Store and More  885-2882 12.  Coast News, October 5,1987  ���'7 Driftwood Players are planning a full year of theatre, with  opportunities for all who have  %i interest in the performing  arts. At a general meeting held/  last   Friday   evening,   it   was  decided that the company  would incorporate as a nonprofit society, dedicated to the.  production of full-scale works,  as well as smaller plays,  readings and workshops.  The workshops will, be not  only for actors, but also for  those whose interest lies in the  technical side of things, in areas  such as lighting, sound, set construction, and stage managing.  New owners Margaret and Colin Jones celebrated the Coast Bookstore's grand opening last Saturday  and Author Betty Keller cut the tape. ���Joel Johnstone photo  I  Prepare for winter  Coast health clinics  Child Health Clinics will be  held in Gibsons on October 6,  13, 20, and 27. In Sechelt they  are held on October 7, 14, 21,  and 28. Pender Harbour Clinics  are on October 1 and 15. The  new location of the Sechelt  Clinic is at Bethel Baptist  Church, corner of Trail and  Mermaid Street, across from  the firehall.  Tuberculin   Skin   Testing   &  Travellers Clinic will be held  from 3 to 4:30 pm on October  5, 19, and 26 in the Gibsons  Health Unit. In Sechelt, Skin  Testing only on October 28. The  Pender Harbour Tuberculin  and Travellers Clinic is on October 1 and 15.  Please make appointments  for all clinics for Gibsons and  Sechelt by phoning 886-8131.  ^^He^i^j^r^* p��"^^*b*r^��<3"5*^^  LrlrZE%   OF THE MONTH  Lunch for two.  at one of these fine restaurants is  PRONTO'S  MARINER'S  HARBOUR CAFE  Jus!  vft yjv vlS"  you  fS  Gibsons Landing 886-2470  Notice Board  St. Mary's Church Tea & No Bake Sale, Saturday, October 10, 2 to 4 pm, Highway  101 and Park Road, Gibsons,  St. Mary's Church Fall Yard Sale, Saturday, October 31, 10 to 2 pm, Highway 101  and Park Road, Gibsons.  The Harbour Artist Group, Pender Harbour, has space tor a limited number of new  members, Tuesday, 10 am to 3 pm. if interested write c/o Mrs. E. Logan, RR1,  Madeira Park, VON 2H0. No phone calls please.  Sunshine Coast Branch of the Canadian Diabetic Association meeting Friday, October  16, 3 to 5 pm, St. Mary's Hospital Board Room. Speaker is Michelle Chapman.  Volunteer Action Centre - needed, a Brownie leader for the Halfmoon Bay area, someone to organize bingo games for seniors in Gibsons. For information and other  volunteer opportunities, call us at 885-5881.  Good Grieving Workshop sponsored by the Anglican Diocesan Hospice Unit, Saturday, November 14, 8:30 am to 4 pm, Willingdon Church, 4812 Willingdon Avenue,  Burnaby. Anyone interested contact 327-2287.  Elves Club Annual General Meeting 2 pm, Sunday, October 18 at home of Sue Harding, 1051 Fircrest Road, 886-8417 or 886-7443.  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee and Continuing Education present two NFB films:  "A Writer in the Nuclear Age" with Margaret Laurence, and "Nuclear Addiction"  with Sister Rosalie Bertell, 7:30 to 8:30 pm, Monday, October 5, Roberts Creek  School Library. Free. Public is invited to stay afterwards for the Peace Committee  regular monthly meeting.  The Suncoast Stroke Ciub in functioning in the capacity of alternate extended care for  all those suffering from a stroke. It offers therapy in exercise, speech development,  and social plus a happy time. Meets every Friday morning, 10 to 12 at Greenecourt.  Contact Ethel Kippen, 885-9791 for details. Everyone welcome!  Infant CPR and First Aid, Coast-Garibaldi Health Unit, 494 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, Tuesday, October 6, 1 to 3 pm.  For   Pender  Harbour,   phone  883-2764.  S.T.D. (Sexually Transmitted  Disease) Clinics will commence  every Wednesday at the Coast-  Garibaldi Health Unit, 494  South Fletcher Road, Gibsons,  from 4 to 4:30 pm. Information, counselling and testing (including AIDS) will be given. No  appointment necessary.  Prenatal Classes: Early class  is on October 6 from 7 to 9 pm.  Late classes are on November  17, 24 and December 1. Pender  Harbour Prenatal Classes can  be arranged upon request  (883-2764). (Next class in  Pender Harbour will be on Octo  ber 7 from 7 to 9 pm).  Single and Pregnant? Phone  the Health Unit, 886-8131.  The next Hospital Tour will  take place on Wednesday, October 28. Please phone St.  Mary's Hospital switchboard  for more information  (885-2224).  Flu Clinics will be held in  Gibsons Health Unit, October 5  from 10 to 12 noon. In Sechelt  at Greenecourt October 6 from  10 to 12 noon. No appointment  necessary. In Pender Harbour,  phone 883-2764 to make an appointment.  The New Parent & Baby  Drop-In gives parents an opportunity to meet other parents and  discuss common concerns. The  group gathers every Tuesday  from 1:15 to 3:30 pm in the  Gibsons Health Unit (494 South  Fletcher) and at 1:15 to 3:15 pm  at Bethel Baptist Church in  Sechelt on Wednesdays (corner  of Mermaid & Trail).  There will be an Infant  C.P.R. & First Aid Instruction  at the Drop-In in the Gibsons  Health Unit from 1 to 3 pm on  October 6.  There will not be a Breast  Self-Exam Class in October.  This is usually held in the Coast-  Garibaldi Health Unit, 494  South Fletcher Road, Gibsons.  (Learn to do Breast Self-Exam).  There is no fee for any of  these services.  ._   GIBSONS  Si FISH  ��S MARKET  NEW OWNERSHIP SALE  Fresh Shrimpmeat or  Alaskan Snow Crab Legs  $7.99 ib.  Fresh Prawns  $3.99 Ib.  886-7888  The first of these will be held  through Continuing Education'  on November 1 and 8. Part of  this acting workshop will be the  preparation of a 10 minute  scene from one of several suggested plays; these scripts are  available now, and to give people a chance to read them, and  select a scene, there will be a  play-reading at the home of  Nest Lewis, 98 Kelly Road, Gibsons (886-7573), next Friday,  October 9 at 7:30 pm.  If you are interested in the acting workshop, or if you have  registered, this is the chance for  you to choose a partner, select a  scene and get to work. The first  workshop will begin with a  short session on theory, and  then go into workshopping the  prepared scenes. The second  class will also begin with theory,  and proceed to work on the  scenes, so that students will be  able to see what can be accomplished in a short time with  good direction.  Within the next couple of  weeks there will be a further  play-reading for the next major  Driftwood production. Watch  this newspaper for details.  Please People  455 Marine Dr. 886-3812   Gibsons Landing  Our  service is as close  as your phone  Call Vs  serving the Sunshine Coast  Seaside Plumbing un.  886-7017  ^^n?*^  P  Show Piece ^      next to  g-*    ��� I ���   the Gibsons  Clclliery      AX- Fish Market  I  supplies  (See our ad page 7)  280 Gower Pt. 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Powdered  laundry  detergent  ���  %  is  tfPalmoliue  *Aa la mi  6 1.  3.49  J*EAT__>  Canada Grade 'A' - A// S/zes  ������J!  7-.i  1   /.  3  ^LJncle Ben's -Long Grain _     #%^  fwild rice     200am 1.37  Robin Hood -Flaky  pie crust  mix  540 gm  1.63  J'enderflake  lard  454 gm  '���'Kraft - Parmesan  cheese  $ Palm  cottage  I cheese  250 gm  paLm  p500 gm  3.49  1.39  Schneider's Kent  sausage  meat  500 gm  1.39  Canada Grade 'A' - All Sizes - Frozen  Butterball  turkeys      -....��>. 1.89  Smoked - Whole Or Shank Portion  Partly Skinned R.T.E.  hams  it. 1.99  *  ��*  '*��9jaKi[��r;[^f?S  Fletcher's - Herb  Stuffing       400 gm  1.69  Schneider's - Random Weights  lb.  )j Palm - BigDipper - 4 Litre Pail  I  ��>'  Ice Cream        3.99  FROZEN  >  j'l Rupert  ifish cakes  ~*i  J Bird's Eye  cool whip  700 gm  1 I.  1.99  1.85  Green Giant - /n Sauce  vegetables  Westvale - Fruit  juices  250 gm  1.07  280 ml  .99  0        &>  i)  ���ii  id  1  'M  i  *i  H  jfMWMJ mJ %* ML  Our Own Freshly Baked  pumpkin  pies  White Or Brown  wonder  bread  8  >>  1.99  1.29  California - Red Emperor  lb.  Imported  bananas  4 lbs.  1.00  u  i  i  8  i  Oregon Grown - Colossal  jumbo onions  B.C. Grown  brussels sprouts  B.C. Grown *%#%  celery     ��. -29  B.C. Grown  broccoli  *. .   675 gm  All the way from Bulgaria, I read "Where's Bulgaria?" he asked.  Do you get those moments, you parents out there when your personal stupendous ignorance boggles your mind? "Well - er  -somewhere in Europe." I tried to sound as though I knew exactly  where that somewhere was but I'd have had a better chance of blind  foldedly pinning a tail on the correct part of the donkey than of pinpointing Bulgaria. I really felt that I couldn't keep up the pretence so  we examined the atlas. How could I possibly not know where Stara  Tagora was all my life. What a wonderful name. I was especially  pleased some days later to find a Bulgarian recipe - seemed like it  was meant to be - perhaps it was written in the Staras!  BULGARIAN RICE  2 tablespoons oil  2 cups sliced onions  1 green pepper, diced  salt & pepper to taste  1 teaspoon paprika  IV2 cups canned  tomatoes  V2 cup water  2 cups yogurt  3 eggs  1. Heat the oil and cook the onions at medium heat until soft.  2. Add rice and green pepper and stir for a further three minutes.  Add seasonings.  3. Oil a casserole dish lightly and place rice and tomatoes in alternating layers. Cover and cook at 375��F. for 30 minutes.  4. Beat up eggs and yogurt. Pour over rice and return to oven for 20  minutes or until top is gently browned.  If you wish to put a layer of salami in the dish that's good too. Do it  before pouring the yogurt on though! Even kids who hate onions enjoy this!  NEST LEWIS  ��ei#^ 14.  Coast News, October 5,1987  : Blues legend Long John Baldry entertains on the Coast this week.  Cacfa ^ierrob  Now Open 9 am to   fyP���  I  MON to SAT  Phone to Arrange ��� DINNERS  ��� CATERING  Watch For Our  'Special Evenings'  TEREDO SQUABE, SECHpELT 8S5-9962  For Thanksgiving  SUNDAY & MONDAY, OCT. 11 & 12  TURKEY DINNER SPECIAL  with all the trimmings  including soup or salad  dessert, coffee or tea  14  95  OUR REGULAR MENU ALSO AVAILABLE  We're accepting inquiries now for  CHRISTMAS PARTIES  ��� We can cater for up to 40 ���  Weekdays from 7am-3pm  and 5-9pm  Sat & Sun from 8am  SUNDAY BRUNCH til 3pm  Centre of Sechelt  on the waterfront  Reservations recommended  885-5811  Pages From A Life-Ld|g  Writers' Festiva  tradition continues  by Peter Trower  The final speaker I am  scheduled to cover is former actress and journalist, L.R. (Bunny) Wright, now a successful  novelist and mystery writer. We  return to the tent for this one.  Bunny Wright is yet another  of Jan de Bruyn's former  students and he gives her an  amusing introduction. Bunny, a  personable, well-groomed lady  in her middle years, began  writing at the age. of twelve. She  got her initial education in  Soest, West Germany and later  attended UBC, the University  of Calgary, Carleton University  and the Banff School of Fine  Arts.  Bunny worked as a newspaperwoman for many years and  dabbled at more serious writing  in her spare time. In 1978, her  first novel, Neighbours (MacMillan) won the Search for a  New Alberta Novelist Award.  Subsequent books include The  Favorite (Doubleday 1982);  Among Friends (Doubleday  1984); and Sleep While I Sing.  Bunny has been visiting the  Sunshine Coast for many years  and her 1985 book The Suspect  (Viking Penguin/Doubleday), is  set in Sechelt. A murder  mystery, it subsequently won  the Edgar Allan Poe Best Novel  Award. ("I didn't begin it as a  detective story", Bunny confides, "but that is the way it  turned out.") "r ������  Bunny goes on to read several  excerpts from her works including a couple from her first  book Neighbours, which deals  with a woman's mental disintegration. The second of these is  exceptionally powerful.  The Suspect concerns murder  among the very old and Bunny  reads a couple of strong segments from this book.  She makes several allusions to  her upcoming novel Love in the  Temperate Zone which is set in  Vancouver, but declines to give  away any details of the plot.  All in all, it is another  engrossing couple of hours and  the crowd does not stint in its  show of appreciation.  Terri has to get back to Vancouver and the final event is in  other hands so we say our goodbyes and take our leave of the  festival at this point.  In retrospect, it was one of  the most enjoyable weekends I  have spent in a long while. I do  have one minor quibble regarding Chris Bruyere's important  talk which I think, should have  been slotted later in the day.  Apart from this small carp, I  would deem the whole festival  another unqualified success.  Kudos, as usual, must go to  Betty Keller and all the other  people who dedicated their time  and effort to making the whole  thing possible. The tradition  continues.  just we two rti^mMi^ay  Lots of Country & Western Music    We Offer Great Entertainment  Great Food - And Full Service Bar  All Priced To Pamper Your Pocket Book  e  P.S. try Our Weekend Brunch  11 am Til 2 pm  34  Channel Eleven  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6  7:00 P.M.  UBCM Convention  Jane Sorko talks with Mayor  Dianne Strom and Regional  Board Chairman Jim Gurney  about the UBCM Convention  held list month.  7:30 P.M.  Student Loan Programme  A 10 minute production from  the Provincial Government  about a new student loan program where needy students may  not have to pay back all of the  money they borrow.  7:40 P.M.       V\  Volunteer Harvest Fair  -j  Maryanne West talks to  Dianne Evans about this^year's  Volunteer Harvest Fair" to be  held in Sechelt Elementary gym  on Saturday, October 17 from  10:30 to 3 pm.  8:00 P.M.  Emery Barnes Visit  An interview with NDP MLA  Emery Barnes during his visit to  the Coast taped on Saturday,  September 26.  8:30 P.M.  Food Bank Fashion Show  An interview with Gwen  Robertson about a fund raiser  fashion show featuring Helen  Granbery original designs. A  Stroke Month awareness project.  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8  ,  7:00 P.M.  Capilano College  Amanda Stubley interviews  April Struthers about some of  the courses being offered this  year at the Sechelt Campus of  Capilano College. Also they will  discuss the official opening of  the new building on October 16. ;  7:20 P.M.  Helen Granbery Fashions  Video   highlights   of   the  fashion show held last week at  the Sunnycrest Mall.  7:30 P.M.  Newcomers to the Coast  Gibsons RCMP detachment  has a new senior officer. Dianne  Evans introduces Sargeant Ed  Hill who arrived recently from  Torino.  8:00 P.M.  Crime Stoppers Month  Ken Collins talks to Constable Mark Sorokan about the  Crime Stoppers programme and  how it operates on the Sunshine  Coast. 7  ^  ffinri Stm'js  RESORT  HOTEL  Invites you to enjoy our  THANKSGIVING DINNER  Sunday & Monday, Oct. 11 & 12, 6-9 pm  Cream of Celery Soup  Roast Turkey with Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce  ��� Mashed Potatoes  ��� Baby Carrots & Brussels Sprouts   -^ :   Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Whipped Cream  ftV^ Adults  Children under 12  *1895  $995  i OUR REGULAR MENU ALSO IN EFFECT >  Reservations Requested  885-7038  Ole's Cove Rd, Hwy 101.  Just north of Secret Cove  The Finest Dining  in Western Canada ^^n^ ^^^^room^6  Relaxed Atmosphere of Quiet Charm  Friendly, Efficient Service     Unsurpassed View Over Georgia Strait  All Right Here In Gibsons  BEST OF ALL...      It's So Affordable  Just Follow Gower Point Rd. Until You Reach the SEA!  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October 5.1987  The Giannakos family is offering a  ^Thanksgiving Special*  I  ���&?>���  h  I'M  by Montague Royal  All actors are, in a sense, the  puppets of writers, bringing to  life the characters that formerly  lived only in books and scripts;  mouthing words that once lay  flat on a printed page. Some actors however, are privileged to  wear both hats, to be as adept at  pounding a typewriter as they  are at treading the boards.  David Niven, Dirk Bogard,  Noel Coward and Shirley  MacLaine are good cases in  point.  I must now add to this list,  the late Jack Hawkins. His  autobiography Anything For A  Quiet Life (Elm Tree Books) is a  marvellously honest and moving document of one man's life  in theatre and films and of his  eventual struggle against insuperable odds.  Jack Hawkins, like Alec  Guiness, Laurence Olivier and  his many other gifted English  contemporaries, was literally  born to act. He started out in  amateur productions when he  was 12 and, by the time he was  13, was cast as the page in  Shaw's original staging of St.  Joan with noted actress, Sybil  Thorndike. In these early years  of his career, Hawkins was part  of a troupe run by three eccentric sisters named the Contis,  who specialized in training and  managing child actors.  Hawkins was mature looking  for his age and, by the time he  was 18, had graduated from  juvenile parts to playing young  leading men. At this point in his  life, he came to the United  States for the first time with a  play called Journey's End.  Hawkins' film career began  when he returned to England.  In 1932, he starred in one of  Alfred Hitchcock's first mystery  epics The Lodger. Shortly after  this, Hawkins met actress  Jessica Tandy, whom he subsequently married. The union  produced one daughter, Susan.  While stardom eluded Jack  Hawkins in the years prior to  World War II, he managed to  work steadily in a series of  forgettable films and continued  his stagework, playing everything   from   Shakespeare   to  farce. When war came, his wife  and   daughter   sailed   for  America, where she had been  offered   an   important   part.  Hawkins stayed in England and  subsequently joined the Navy  where   he   was   assigned   to  Special Services. He spent most  of the war organizing shows in  India and other exotic spots.  Here he met Doreen Lawrence,  the beautiful actress who would  become his second wife.  Hawkins returned to England  after the war and resumed his  career. He made a series of fine  films such as The Fallen Idol  with Ralph Richardson, but it  was not until The Cruel Sea in  1952, that he attained true star  status.  Jack Hawkins went on to  give excellent performances in  such films as Bridge On The  River Kwai and Lawrence of  Arabia. Fate however, had a  cruel trick up - its sleeve.  Hawkins had suffered from  minor throat problems for most  of his life. In the mid-1960's,  the condition suddenly worsened and was diagnosed as cancer.  The only possible treatment was  a laryngectomy. The operation  robbed Jack Hawkins forever  of his normal voice.  It was a horrifying blow, for  anyone, particularly an actor,  but Jack Hawkins bravely  soldiered on. He continued to  act although his voice now had  to be dubbed by other men. In  1973, Hawkins learned of a new  process involving the implant of  an artificial larynx, by which his  voice might be restored. He flew  to New York and had the  operation.  Tragically, the larynx implant  was not a success. Serious complications developed andseveral  months later, Jack Hawkins  died. The book closes with a  moving   post-script   by   the  actor's   wife,   describing   the  heartbreak of his final days.  Anything For A Quiet Life is  a tribute to Jack Hawkins'  writing talent, his rare good  humour and his ultimate  bravery.  GIBSONS  U��&    LEGION  ^mm    Oct 9th 8. 10th  Light and Day  Important  General Meeting  October 20th  Members & Guests Welcome  Prime Rib Neptune $12.95  Served with Potato Omega or Rice  Soup or Salad  OMEGA  RESTAURANT  Reservations Recommended  886-2268  Overlooking Gibsons Harbour  Any ujqu you Slice it  the Classifieds bring results  *     *     *      *     ��k     i     %  At The Arts Centre  m  ���iy  I  8  I  I  'i  fa  M  1  I  'f-s  %\  if!  M  i? i  1  l  Comedy comes to the Arts  Centre with the showing of  Brazil, made in Great Britain in  1985. This film was co-written  and directed by Terry Gilliam,  who is known for his animation  of Monty Python's Flying Circus.  Daft humour, bizarre imagery and ferocious political  satire characterize this black  farce set in a future Britain.  Show time is 8 pm. Admission  is $3.50/$3.  October 10 at 2 pm is the time  to come to a reception to meet  the artists whose work has been  chosen for the 9th Annual  Juried Exhibition running from  October 7 to November at the  Arts Centre.  The show can be viewed during gallery hours: Wednesday to  Saturday, 11 to 4 and Sunday, 1  to 4.  Wives Tales Storytellers (Nan  Gregory and Melanie Ray) have  made several local appearances  over the last couple of years.  This time, as always, they are  bringing new things.  On October 17 at 2 pm at the  Twilight Theatre, they present a  show prepared especially for  children. It included mime,  word play, drama, choreography and the magic of sleight  of hand. Admission is $5 for  adults and $3 for children.  In the evening at 8 pm at the  Arts Centre, another Wives  Tales production, Transformations, explores New World  folktales and Indian myths and  uses expanded storytelling  techniques including more  theatrical components. Admission is $5.  Tickets for both performances are available at Hunter  Gallery, the Arts Centre and  Talewind Books.  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Council's Christmas Craft Fair  will be held on Saturday,  November 28, 10 am to 4 pm at  the Sechelt Indian Band Hall.  The booth fee is $15 plus 10 percent of sales. To apply for  booth space, send a cheque for  $15 with your name, address,  phone number and a photo of  your work to Box 1565, Sechelt.  You fee will be refunded if the  work is not accepted. Any ques  tions   or   suggestions?   Phone  Nancy Baker at 885-7170.  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Council held its Annual General  Meeting on September 17.  Outgoing President Sheila  Page and Treasurer Therese  Egan, were both able to report  an increased level of activity in  all Arts Council programs.  Sixty-seven percent of revenue  was generated locally, indicating community support.  Grants received for all three  levels of government were  acknowledged.  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  DINING GUIDE  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  Bonniebrook Lodge- Enjoy relaxed  and intimate dining in this historic seaside  lodge. The views are spectacular, the continental cuisine (Swiss chef) is excellent  and the prices are set to suit every budget.  Entrees include seafood, crepes, pasta  and steak. Chef'Jurg's desserts are sure to  delight. Open for "dinner Thursday thru  Sunday from 5:30 pm. Enjoy the scenic  waterfront drive out Gower Point Road  from Gibsons Landing or, Hwy 101 upper Gibsons, follow Pratt Rd., Chaster  Rd., then Gower Point Road west to  Gower Point. V. MC. Reservations suggested, 886-2887.  Creek House - closed for holidays.  Reopening October 15.  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Jolly Roger Inn- Overlooking  beautiful Secret Cove, the Jolly Roger offers fabulous views from its dining room,  lounge and terrace. Full breakfasts are  served from 7:30 am; lunch and dinner  menus are full and varied, and feature  fresh seafoods at very reasonable prices.  Dinner is served until 11 pm. All new  snack menu in the lounge until 1 am on  weekends. Sunday Brunch, 10am - 2pm.  . Average dinner for two: $25. Reservations requested. 80 seats. All major cards  accepted. Hwy. 101, Secret Cove,  885-7184. Open 7 days a week, 7:30 am  -11 pm.  Lord Jim's Resort Hotel - Come  enjoy a special dining experience at Lord  Jim's Resort. The atmosphere is warm  and intimate, the views magnificent. Our  imaginative menu features the freshest  local seafoods and exciting daily specials,  all prepared with a bright, West Coast  flair. Some selections from our current  menu include Fillet of Lamb with a fresh  Dijon mint sauce, Baby Back Ribs marinated in ginger and soy with a honey  pineapple glaze, Broiled Swordfish with a  Pernod cream sauce. Join us for lunch or  dinner. Dining room, lounge and poolside  service. All major cards accepted. For  reservations   and   hours   please   call  FAMILY DINING  Enjoy fine dining at these restaurants featured in our  Dining Guide.  Average meal prices quoted do not include liquor.  The Homestead - Daily lunch and  dinner specials as well as regular entrees.  Lunches include sandwiches, hamburgers, pyrogies and salads. Dinner  selections include steaks, chicken and  seafood. Prime Rib and 15 item salad  bar are the house specialty on Friday,  Saturday and Sunday nights. Average  family meal for four S25-S30. Hwy 101,  Wilson Creek, 885-2933. Open 8 am - 9  pm daily. 40 seats inside, 30 seat patio.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Raven Cafe- Cowrie Street, Sechelt.  Open seven days a week, 6 am - 4 pm,  Sundays, 10 am - 4 pm, 64 seats, 24  flavour ice cream bar. Full breakfast,  delicious burgers, scrumptious sundaes,  banana splits and ice cream cones, home-  style fast food. Daily luncheon specials  $2.95. All available to go. Average family  of four from $12.  Ruby Lake Resort - Lovely view of  lake from Ruby Lake's post and beam  dining room and good highway access for  vehicles of all sizes. Breakfast served all  day. Lunch prices begin at $2.50, dinners  from $5.50 including salad bar. Smorgasbord Sunday nights includes 12 salads,  three hot meat dishes and two desserts,  $10.95 for adults, $5.50 for children  under 12. Tiny tots free. A great family  outing destination. Absolutely superb  prime rib every' Friday night. Average  family dinner for four $20-25. Sunshine  Coast Hwy, Pender Harbour -883-2269.  Open 7 days a week, 7 am - 9 pm. 54  seats. V., MC. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.  885-7038. Olle's Cove, just north of  Secret Cove on Hwy. 101.  The Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. Cast members of The  Beachcombers can usually be found dining here. Menu includes pizza, pasta,  steaks and seafood. Steaks and seafood  are their specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Very special children's menu.  Average dinner for two: $20. Reservations recommended. Located in Gibsons  Landing at 1538 Gower Point Rd.  886-2268. Open Sun-Thurs, 4-10 pm, Fri  and Sat 4-11 pm. Seats 145.  Pronto's Restaurants Two locations  to serve you. Both serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steak, pasta, lasagna,  ribs, souvlaki in a delightful family atmosphere. Lunch choices include sandwiches, pasta, and burgers. Children's  menu available. All dinner entrees include  garlic bread and a choice of soup or salad.  Average family meal for four about  $15-$20. Located at Wharf Rd., Sechelt,  885-1919; and in Cedar Plaza, Hwy. 101,  Gibsons. 886-8138.  PUBS  Cedar's Inn - Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Darts every Sun. Everyone welcome.  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons -886-8171. Open 11  am - midnight, Sun-Thurs; 11 am -1 am,  Fri-Sat. 100 seats. V., MC. Regular menu  11 am to 8:30 pm.  Gramma's Pub- Lunch from $3.75 in  a cosy marine atmosphere. Fresh seafood  in season, plus regular pub fare. Ask your  friendly server about the daily beverage  specials. Gramma's cold beer and wine  store - above the pub, at street level t is  open every day from 11 am to 11 pm.  Across from Molly's Reach right on Gibsons Harbour. Open 10 am til 12:30 am;  Sundays 11 am - 12 midnight. 16.  Coast News, October 5,1987  Rugby news  Both Gibsons  teams winners  by Jay Pomfret  Rob D'Newf, Gibsons Rugby  Club's new acquirement from  the east coast, went on a scoring  spree last Saturday.  ; The rugged inside centre  brawled his way over the Vancouver Trojan goal line three  times helping Gibsons' 4th Division squad to their first victory  of the year. Also scoring for the  Piggies (back from the sandpit),  was Big John Dippy.  Mike Gibson managed two  converts of the four tries helping rack up the 20-14 final.  Gibsons' 3rd Division side  also met up with the Trojans  preceding the 4th Division  game.  After last week's blow-out  against the Ex Brits, the Blue  Pack locked horns with a much  stronger opposition.  All rucks, sets, and lineouts  appeared even throughout most  of the match so ball possession  in the back 3-line was also split.  Gibsons, however, moved the  ball when opportunities arrived.  The first try of the game was  scored by fullback Dave Rainer.  Rainer slipped into his attacking  3-line adding the extra man  which proved one too many as  he dove for the corner flag.  Half time score was 4-0 after  a missed convert attempt by  Rainer.  The dark blue eastside boys  fought hard but eventually  started to wilt during second  half play. Gibsons' unsung  heroes, Mel Dempster, Brent  Lineker, the Gill and crew  poured the intensity on, pounding away the Trojan attack.  Mid-way through the half  Jamie Gill linked once again  with scrum half John Rainer in  much the same fashion as last  week's score.  This time Rainer carried in  close from the eighth man pick  up pass and then returned to the  driving number 8 who scored  not far from the posts.  Not long after winger Neils  Payne picked up a pass and  hammered in yet another score  to finish the Trojans off 12-0.  Next week it's off to town for  both teams.  Once again the Pigs need  bodies so if anyone would care  to try a half come on out  Tuesdays at Hackett Park in  Sechelt and Thursdays at Elphie  field.  Both practiceSjStart.at 6 pm.  P��W��c Library  HourS:  Juesday  Zed��esdav  Thursday  Saturday  STORVT/ME  'IS  Wed. jo,  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Sept. 21 -  Dec. 7, 1987  MONDAY &  WEDNESDAY  THURSDAY  Parent & Tot  Adapted Aquatics  Lessons  Public  Co-ed Fitness  1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.  6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  Early Bird  Aqua Fit  Ease Me In  Lesson  Noon  Lessons  Swim'Fit  6:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.  10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.  11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  3:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.  TUESDAY  Fit & 50+ 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.  Senior Swim 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Adapted Aquatics  2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.  Lessons 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.  Public 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  Co-ed Fitness 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.  FRIDAY  Early Bird  Aqua Fit  Fit & 50 +  Senior Swim  Noon Swim  Pubic Swim  Co-ed Fitness  Teen Swim  6:30 a.m.-   8:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.  10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.  10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.  "6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.  7:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.  SATURDAY  Public  Public  SUNDAY  Family  Public  1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  1:00 p.m.-  3:30 p.m.-  3:30 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  Lessons Commence Sept. 21st  REGISTER NOW  Gibsons Swimming Pool 886-9415  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Super Valu  WU^tt^^SS^mMM^i  by Bill McKinnon  The Eighteen Hole Ladies  group completed the first day of  a two day Turkey Shoot. The  leader after the first round of  this eclectic event is Debbie  Sneddon with a net 68. Following Debbie are Aleta Giroux,  net 69; Marion Reeves, third  with a net 70. In a three way tie  for fourth with net 71's are  Mardi Scott, Vi Gibbons and  Virginia Douglas. The ladies  last event of the season will be  held on October 13 at which  time a Scotch Twosome tourney  will be played.  In Nine Hole Ladies play,  first place went to Joey Van  Allen followed by Marg  Skelcher.  Ladies, don't forget the lunch  and award event to be held at  noon on October 20. Tickets,  costing $6, are available in the  pro shop.  Sign up sheet is now posted  on the bulletin board for the  Thanksgiving Mixed Scramble  to be played on October 11.  Another reminder, crib night  starts on Wednesday, October  14 at 7:30 pm.  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Wheel  Alignments  2495  Anti-Freeze  $R49  U      41 jug  While Quantities last Pender golf  Coast News, October 5,1987  17.  by Pat Mitchell  Please Note: October 10 is  the last Mixed Scramble of the  year! Time: 1:00 pm.  Our Mixed Twilight once  again had a very good turnout  with 24 golfers taking part!  Two-ball foursome - alternate  shots - was the event. First place  went to the team of Jim Menzies and Bea McFarlane. There  was a tie for second place between the teams of Tom Held  and Evelyn Tapio and John  Willcock and Shirley Dumma.  The teams of Dutch Haddon  and Marge Cumbers and Roy  Cumbers and Lois Haddon tied  for third.  Most honest score went to the  team of Bruce Hamilton and  Thelma Patrick. Shirley Dumma was closest to the pin on  hole number three and Jim  Menzies was closest to the pin  on hole number 6. Our heartiest  congratulations to all the winners. Mixed Twilight is every  Monday afternoon starting at 3  pm until further notice.  The Senior Men had a win-  dup and free luncheon using up  the extra money they had on  hand. They even had enough .  money to enable everyone to get  a prize. There was a good turnout with 28 attending including Bill Bell and Pete  Wilson from Pitt Meadows and  from the Sunshine Coast Club;  John Petula, Joe Mellis, Frank  Taber, Bill Gibbons and Gord  Dixon. Great to see all of you.  Joe Mellis was unable to play  due to a hand injury but he very  kindly gave support by doing  some spotting for the men (not  to mention heckling). Joe was  presented with a special ball for  his efforts.  There were some excellent  scores but the best of the lot was  John Willcock who came in  with the lowest gross score of  41! Great going John! The  event of the day was 'Blind  Partners' and first prize went to  the team of Murrell Smith and  Al Wendland who won a shirt  each.  Second prize went to the team  of Bruce Patrick and Wilf  Crowe, who won a golf glove  each and third prize went to the  team of Frank Taber and Al  Solomon who won three balls  each.  Closest to the pin on hole  number three went to Jim Buntain and on hole number six to  Tom Held, who won a pair of  sox each. Everyone else won a  ball. Congratulations to all the  guys!  A lovely luncheon was put on  by Moni Langham with helpers  Lil Abbott and Louise McKay.  Jim Buntain would like all  the senior men to know that he  is continuing Senior Men's play  every Tuesday morning until  further notice and this coming  Tuesday will be a competition  with the Sunshine Coast Seniors  so Jim hopes as many as possible will turn out!  Strikes and Spares  No 300 games  I hate to say it but there were  no 300 games rolled last week.  The pins were just not cooperating. There were some  good games rolled though starting in the YBC Junior League  with Jeremy Howden rolling a  286 single and a 704 triple.  In the Classic League  Cauleen McCuaig had a  298-855 total, Rita Johnston a  261-929 total and Michele  Whiting a 298-949 total.  In the Gibsons 'A' League  Lome Christie rolled a 285  single and a 714 triple, Ralph  Roth a 297-706 triple in the Ball  and Chain League and in the  Wednesday Coffee League  Dorothy Robinson a 262-753  triple.  Pat Gibson rolled a 291 single  and a 640 triple in the Sechelt  GA League, Pat Prest a 246-707  triple in the Phuntastique  League and Ron Webber a  246-705 triple in the Night Owl  League.  Other good scores:  CLASSIC:  Dianne Clement 235-857  Sue Whiting 241-872  TUESDAY COFFEE:  Lee Larsen 229-629  Wendy Craighead  247-630  SWINGERS:  Belva Hauka  229-631  Jean Wyngaert  240.635  Len Hornett  218408  GIBSONS'A':  Michele Borley  238452  Lottie Campbell  238457  Tom Gilchrist  248415  WEDNESDAY COFFEE:  Linda VoD  237431  Dorothy Hanson  280440  SLOUGH-OFFS:  Sharon WUhdms  233420  Esther Berry  240430  BALL A CHAIN:  ��������������     . ���*#'  Phyllis Francis  236-683  Art Dew  274486  NIGHT OWLS:  Bill Price  258411  SECHELT GA'S:  Ena Armstrong  233418  Phyllis Oszust  224425  Tom Disher  232417  Leif Nelson  279431  YBCPEEWEES:  Ryan Service  134-248  Erik Johnston  129-257  YBC BANTAMS:  Shauna Howden  115-334  Bobby Hood  138-336  YBC JUNIORS:  Debbie Davidson  185-470  Tammy Koch  227-510  Andrea Larseii  235-581  Tony Sutherland  179-167  Dean Lussier  193-173  Neil Clark  249-537  YBC SENIORS:  Melissa Hood  205421  Chris Lumsden  215407  Women's club  t:  The University Women's  Club of the Sunshine Coast was  j; granted its charter at the annual  H general meeting of the CFUW,  $ on August 20 in Victoria, B.C.  !? Shirley Huggins of Gibsons  7 received it and a gavel destined  ; for our local president, Jo  ;��� Fraser.  ''*     Luncheon meetings are plan-  v ned to begin the new season. In  quiries and new members are  welcome. We intend to be an  active group in this area,  membership provides opportunities for personal and professional contacts. CFUW goals  are to encourage study and  research by women, to use our  education to benefit the community, and to improve the  status of all women. For more  information phone 885-5913.  r  S  v  2  J  J  2  S.E.D.  FITNESS  CENTRE  ��� Co-ed Weightraining ~  The first complete  bodybuilding and.  weightraining facility on the  Sunshine Coast.  Featuring  ���Co-ed Facilities  ��� Individual training programs  ��� Olympic bars & plates  ��� Free weights & dumbells  0  I  Sechelt Indian Reserve   m  Waterfront Road ^  885-7391        j  \  ���Universal gym     g  ��� Exercise Bicycle 4  ���Walker ��  s  ��� Rebounder _  ��� Steambath  Open 6 Days a Weak  Hours: 10 to 8:30 Monday to Thursday  10 to 6 Friday       11 to 5 Saturday  2  Ladies Day, October 1, 19  ladies turned out. The events  were Low Net and Putts only.  First place for Low Net went to  Blanche Paton and first place  for the Least Putts went to  Evelyn Tapio. At press time we  are not sure if anyone got  closest to the pin but if so we  will have that information.next  week.  Ladies,. October 15 will be the  date for our Fall Luncheon and  General Meeting, not to mention prizes for the year! The  notice is up in the ladies  washroom so please put your  name down well in advance. If  you can't get up to the club  soon, please phone. Mary  Walker has to know how many  are planning to be there and if  possible, would appreciate it if  you would pay in advance. The  cost will be $6 and this covers  the lunch and golfing (not  greens fees).  Every member may bring a  friend but once the name is on  the list and unless Mary is  notified at least two days  before, you are expected to pay  whether you come or not, so  please help Mary out on this.  Many thanks.  And from the nineteenth  hole. Have you hugged a golfer  lately?  Yacht Club news  by Diane Anderson  The Gibsons Yacht Club has  produced a yellow 'Flag-a-  Snag' post for use by local  boaters to indicate dangerous  debris in the water.  These 'Flag-a-Snags' are free  of charge and can be obtained  from the Gibsons Marina or  any member of the GYC.  The flags were manufactured  by the Achievement Centre, the  wood was donated by Dakota  Lumber and the nails and epoxy  were donated by Art Giesbrecht  of 'The Alternative'.  A big thank you is in order to  Art McGinnis of the Gibsons  Marina for all his help, courtesy  and kindness towards the  Sunset Sailing School lessons  this past summer...they were a  great success!  The next regular meeting of  the GYC will be held on Thursday, November 5, at 7:30 pm at  the KinHut in Gibsons. Guests  are always welcome. For more  information call Diane Anderson, 885-2385.  Balmy weather causes  problems for curlers  It's been a challenge getting  the ice in with this balmy fall  weather, but it looks as though  the season will get underway on  October 13 as planned.  The drawmaster would appreciate hearing from you now  if you haven't already registered  so he can get the league  schedules drawn up.v Contact  Howie Larsen at 886-2124 or  the Gibsons  Winter Club at  886-7512.  We've been forced to  postpone the Green Spiel due to  the warm weather but hopefully  it can be rescheduled in the near  future.  Dig out your gear - don't  forget the rub A535! See you at  the rink next week!  10%orF  for 2 persons or more  Autumn Cruise  *���; SPECTACULAR  PRINCESS LOUISA* FJORD  and   '    '  CHATTERBOX FALLS  October 10  * All refreshments and lunch included  * Depart 10 am Egmont * Reservations necessary  SUNSHINE COAST  TOURS & CHARTERS  449 Marine Dr. Gibsons (Beside Dockside Pharmacy)  24 HOUR CHARTER LINE 886-8341  (Bring Your Gear)  Hockey Club  NUAL GENERAL  MEETING  October 9, 1987 7 pm    i  At the Sunshine Coast Arena i  *$$&&>  A Full Line  EXERCISE  EQUIPMENT  \*c  \*{  &��*  MARKSPORT  TM  The Specialty Line for Women  Colour co-ordinated Exercise Pads, Ropes, Weights, etc.  YORK Chrome  EXERCISE BIKE  ��� Fully Adjustable  ��� Complete with multi-gauge & timer   C  Reg. $169.98  YORK'2000  ROWING MACHINE  Reg. $119.98  YORK Vinyl 110 Ib.  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Lawyer Referral Service,  DIAL-A-LAW: For free general legal information on 125 different  topics, phone toll-free 1-800-972-0956 (in Vancouver 687-4680).  A public service of the B.C. Branch, Canadian Bar  Association, funded by the Law Foundation of B.C.  Consumer notes  Light follows darkness and grief-grown clouds do  vanish . . . but in a storm of sorrow who remembers?  We do, your friends ... let us lead you through this darkness.  You can depend on us for support and consolation  ... we understand your needs.  You know us . . . our assistance is just a phone call away.  J)@^la^JpKfiii#��il %jmm  by Heinz A. Sommerfeldt  Metric conversion has corne  and gone - like a thief in the  night.  It leaves behind a world of  confusion in the market place.  Instead of being an organized,  sane, scientific changeover, it  developed into a political tug-  of-war, marking little or no  sense. Half of our perceived  world is metric, the other half  stuck in avoir, for example,  neutral...or reverse.  Our merchants are caught in  the middle. They spent millions  on conversions, following the  order of the day: Metric will be  the law. Some older people  resisted, found it difficult to  comprehend, but today's children are growing up with the  new system, finding it better  and easier to understand.  Dual advertising and  weighing add considerably to  the disconcerting disorder in the  business community.  However, and fortunately,  first class electronic scales and  cash registers ease the siutation  somewhat,  being designed to  give reasonable protection to  customers unable to translate  pounds into kilograms and vice  versa on the spur of a moment.  Scales have existed almost as  long as the wheel, many a century. They were probably invented by accident - or necessity-  A   wooden   stick   balanced  across a dried out branch with a  basket suspended from each  end, using stones as counterweight, may have originated the  fact that to this day a 140 pound  person in England weighs 10  'stones'.  The simple balance is a highly  accurate weighing implement.  With a ratio of 1:1 it needs the  exact equivalent at both ends of  the beam to balance it. In low  capacities it does a first class  job. Larger scales use the same  principle, however, levers of  different lengths increase  capacities, at the same time  reducing counterweights to  manageable proportions.  Scale applications are endless  and would fill a book.  But our average consumer  only knows the scales he comes  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  *' D.A. DEVLIN  Director  886-9551  Dr. Don French  EAGLE RIDGE VETERINARY CLINIC  is pleased to announce the arrival  of his New Associate  Dr. Maureen Forsyth  Dr. Forsyth will be pleased to assist with  your large & small animal veterinary needs.  Mon-Fri  Saturday  8:30-5:30  9:00-1:00  885-5158  across when shopping for the  necessities of life. Trusting them  implicitly, paying without a  murmur what the readout calls  for.  And justifiably so, because  scales have never been more accurate and 'honest'. Powered  by electronics, they sense the  weight on the platform, pricing  it simultaneously, provided the  right price per pound or  kilogram has been punched by  the operator. The scale is a computer and depends upon  humans to be programmed.  Know your prices per  kilogram or per pound. They  must show on the scale display  before it can handle random  weight pricing. Some scales being 'pushbutton convertible'  may confuse operator and  customer alike. Kilogram price  could be charged per pound and  vice versa. The latter favouring  the customer by about 20 percent of course.  Know your prices, especially  for random weight commodities. "What you weigh is what  you pay."  Gone are the days when the  sales clerk threw an extra piece  of chocolate or a deli slice on  the scale, just to make you feel  good. Today's scales immediately add the cost of those  goodies to the total.  All modern scales have a tare  button. It lets the operator  subtract the weight of a container before the content is  weighed.  If 100 grams of first class coffee cost $2 and the insulated bag  weighs 10 grams, you pay 20  cents for the bag if it is not tared  "A New  Hon. William Vander Zalm, Premier.  British Gofamtnd  Highlights of the Premier's  Commitment to British Columbians  "in the months ahead, as restructuring starts to  work, there's going to be a new government presence  in every corner of our province. Not to duplicate, not  to dominate, not to dictate, but to work with local  leaders to better serve our people and our regions."  "No initiative is more important to retaining and  improving our quality of life in British Columbia  than the re-structuring of government...and the  re-definition of its role. Only then can we begin to  sharpen the focus on our future... and to shape the  kind of British Columbia we want for ourselves  and our families?9  "To be effective... to get the job done... our communities and regions need more than increased  freedom and autonomy... they need tools and  resources?*  "There will be increased regional and community  involvement in identifying problems... in developing  solutions...and in making decisions?9  "Government will become a catalyst that sparks  creativity, drive and energy... and opens up  economic opportunities for people in all corners  of the province?9  "This new drive to take government to the people  ... will not be confined to only economic issues...  important though they are. We intend to apply the  same principles to health care, education, social  services, agriculture, environment, the justice  system, highways and consumer services?9  "People should not have to come to government...  government has to go the people?9  In a speech to the Annual Meeting of the Union of B.C. Municipalities  on September 24th, Premier Vander Zalm outlined his new vision for  British Columbia. A vision that recognizes the special value of groups  and individuals in all regions of the province... their energy and ideas,  their hopes and aspirations for the future.  Utilizing this rich human resource calls for a greater regional  involvement in decision-making...less centralized control, with more  freedom and authority at the local level. This is a cornerstone of the  Premier's vision.  In the months ahead, British Columbians will begin to play a larger  role in setting priorities within their own regions. They'll be aided by  a plan of action that will help turn vision into positive reality... a reality  that will mean increased economic activity and new opportunities  for participation throughout British Columbia.  The plan for regional participation  D We will establish eight development regions in British Columbia, each  consisting of a grouping of regional districts. This will bring greater decisionmaking authority to the region?^ level without setting up another level  ofgovernment.  ��� We will appoint from Cabinet a Minister of State, with Parliamentary Secretary  support, for each of these development regions, with full responsibility to  co-ordinate development initiatives and provincial services in their areas.  They will work with local government and private sector bodies.  ��� We will re-deploy government resources freed up under our re-structuring  program into these regions so that personnel can work directly with the private  sector in new participation initiatives.  ��� We will allocate a sum of $1 million to each of these eight regions to assist in  start-up and ongoing operational development activities.  D We will develop and implement specific, targetted incentives tailored to the  unique requirements of the individual regions. *  The Provincial Government has already taken steps to put this new  approach into effect...and there will be close consultation with local  groups on ways to gain maximum benefit from regional development.  For additional information, you are invited to obtain a copy of Premier  Vander Zalm's recent speech. It's available from the office of any  Government Agent in British Columbia...or by writing:  Premier's Office,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  British Columbians Sharing the Future.  n  BH  off, and lose an extra 10 percent  of your purchase, a 40 cent  total.  According to law customers  can insist to have packaging  tared off their purchases.  However the average wrappings  weigh only three to five grams  and do not register on a scale  with five gram increments.  Little tubs, heavy bags and  baskets are a different story.  The scale and cash register at  a supermarket checkout work  ���hand in hand'. The register is  programmed to retain the price  of every single article in the  store. Prices for items sold by  weight are computed and displayed on the cash register.  Automatic pricing scales in  the meat market make it possible to buy food according to  size, or up to the amount affordable. A printed ticket shows  price per pound or kilogram,  actual weight and price, tells  when the item was packaged,  plus a neat UPC symbol on a  nicely wrapped product.  A UPC symbol is the group  of black lines of different  thicknesses found on every  package carried by a store. It  represents the Universal Product Code. Store computers all  over the world can read the code  and tell a piece of Swiss cheese  from a pound of liverwurst in  any country or language. The  eye reading the code is under the  counter below the star shaped  opening. The cashier has to  'show' the item code to the  scanner before the cash register  can recognize the item and price  it.  In most countries scales are  closely supervised by a government agency. Periodic inspections insure accuracy and legality of the instrument. In Canada  it is the responsibility of the  Department of Consumer and  Corporate Affairs, Weights and  Measures.  Trained inspectors check that  tolerances are within the law. A  scale failing to meet government  specs is ticketed, making the  owner responsible for getting it  repaired and adjusted.  A government department  actually protecting the peoples  interest. There are not many of  them.  An inspected scale has a  dated sticker on it. Look for it  and check it out next time you  shop.  By the way, all electronic  scales have a built in motion  detector. The platform has to be  absolutely still before a weight  or price is displayed. No thumb  or finger is steady enough to  override the device.  In another 10 years the old  fashioned dial scales will have  disappeared, remaining just a  memory in grandma's  reminiscences. There is no  mechanical wear and tear in an  electronic scale.  Apart from the rare circuit  board failure it should last  forever, protecting our shopping dollar.  Progress in weighing has  made money for merchant and  customer.  Drop-in  - With the Drop-In's fifth year  about to start I feel it is important to acknowledge St. Hilda's  Anglican Church, the Wilson  Creek Community Association  and the Gibsons United Church  for the generous donation of  their   halls.  Each drop-in includes  crafts and a circle time, with  songs and stories. So drop in  and see what we have to offer  at:  - St.   Hilda's   Church   Hall,  Sechelt on Mondays.  - Wilson   Creek   Community  Hall, Davis Bay on Tuesdays.  - Gibsons United Church on  Wednesdays and Fridays.  All Drop-In times are 9:30 to  11:30 am. There is a nominal  charge to cover the cost of staff  and supplies.  The fall session starts on October 5th. For further information please call Community Services at 885-5881.  -***     BUSHWHACKER  Services  Res. & Comm.  Vegetation  Control  Steve Cass  885-7421  Flease Leave Message ^rj^r^jr.  ^ntntimf+        ,     ii ��i ��uwwkwwww^pW��wwBw��imii,iw^i)pnjjw��^n!��B^��p ,uiiii illiiMi|iyuiwimiww'M��Mi,��ww��MW y>    "l,;W"J   -"''?';'-,'./',  '  '        -'     , ~'';"^7 *?���/'���;- ~*.-'"% *'*'-���<-, .j 'riH\ik'l~'ViJ~'P'iLZ[^''Lf'^'ui^~^~Ll :'x ~'-r  -'"-'���' L " v~~y -���ys-'V '*~>L ~~'-" -- -~*~~��~'���7V '  iiia��p��M��-|-iiMJri��n��imaip��iiT��iii i iiiiinini m�� i iitiiuiaiimii.ni iiip^^iMify ihhi^ji ^miMi nai n'�� ffciin ���! i ii'n ���>tiriiiimii(iiitoirii^i,ii -������"������"~���~���u.~��^~^~~>.    �� mi ..���.  ������. ,  Coast News, October 5,1987  19.  Editor:  I have read with amazement  Mr. Buvyer's letter with respect  to animal control in your  September 28 edition. It is hard  to comprehend how Mr. Buvyer  could be so misinformed on this  matter. As animal control is a  very important matter to many  people, please permit me to offer some facts on the matter.  It has always been the  board's stated intention that  animal control will only be implemented after public consent  by referendum. The board has  no intention whatsoever to  unilaterally impose animal control.  The proposal which will be  presented to the public for their  assent on November 21, 1987 is  the product of considerable  deliberation by members of the  public and representatives of all  three local governments. It offers the most efficient and effective means of animal control for  the rural areas that could be  identified.  The companion bylaw does  provide for the collection, confinement and destruction of  dangerous or vicious dogs in accordance with provincial  statutes.  The bylaw emphasizes re-  sponsiblity for animals by  owners through minimal $5  license fees but with higher fines  for animals running at large or  causing nuisance.  The bylaw provides for ticketing of owners who permit  their animals to run at large or  cause disturbance by barking.  The proposal provides a  minimum of random patrols  and emphasizes collection of  problem animals.  As for Mr. Buvyer's statement that animal control constitutes empire building, it is  hard to imagine a less attractive  way to build an empire. The  forthcoming proposal involved  no regional district facilities or  staff. It, instead, utilizes and  enhances the Town of Gibsons  facilities and staff. If that is empire building then it must at  least be conceded that it is so-  f<iMmmm  ' ^pT^^.^ud.wfl^flBflkl wmama%,mammm\mamir~matemY?mm- >M^/||tt jik�� itftflW^^j��s��^%Mg*&��S  warn ������ lmmzmW'to'''^\nw%^MfMkw~W'*&*^? &&!&&��"%'&  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  HWy101�� AAA    AA.IA  Madeira Park 883-261 6  ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  ST. COLUMBA OF IONA PARISH  HALFMOON BAY  2nd Sunday   9:30 Morning Prayer  10:30 Communion  4th Sunday   10:30 Morning Prayer  5th Sunday 3:30 Communion  The Reverend E.S. Gale  885-7481 or 1-525-6760  Traditional Anglican  Services & Teaching   3ft 4fl 4k .  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  NEW TESTAMENT  CHURCH  Services Times        Sun., 10:30 am  Mid Week Wed., 7:30 pm  Youth Group Fri., 7:30 pm  Women's Prayer      Thurs., 10 am  Pastor Ivan Fox  885-4775 or 885-2672   _sft4t.s*   GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  New Church building on  School Road - opp. RCMP  Pastor Ted Boodle  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Bible Study  Weds, at 7:30 pm  Phone  886-9462 or 886-7107  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  -i*% 4ft 4ft-  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:15 am,  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship     7 pm in homes  Wednesday Bible  Study 7:30 pm in homes  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488  ALL WELCOME   $1% Sfr 3k%   ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  & ST. AIDAN'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  Church School 10 am  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436   * j* 41   CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road, Gibsons  Morning Worship Service 11 AM  Arlys Peters, Minister of Music  Church Office: 886-2611   flft 4ft 41*   GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Worship  Sunday Morning Worship  9:30 am prayer  No Evening Service  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  THE UNITED CHURChf  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15 am  Sunday School 10:00 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone 886-2333  THE SECHELT PARISH  of the ANGLICAN CHURCH  JL    ST. HILDA'S (Sechelt)  ^TF     8 am      Holy Communion  V^*"   9:30 am       Family Service  ST. ANDREW'S (Madeira Park)  11:30 am 885-5019  Rev. June Maffin  4fk 4ft ia\  SUNSHINE COAST  GOSPEL CHURCH  885-7760 885-7472(Res)  Corner of Davis Bay Road  & Laurel Road  Inter-Denominational  Family Worship  Sunday - 11 am  Sunday School  for all ages  Sunday - 9:45 am  "We extend a welcome and  an invitation to come and  worship the Lord with us"  Pastor Ed Peters  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY P.O. Box 1514  Sechelt  Sunday Service &  Sunday School 11:45 am  Wednesday 8 pm  United Church Bldg., Davis Bay  886-7906 885-2506  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Prayer & Bible Study  Wednesday, 7:30 pm  883-2374 & 883-9441  Pastor Mike Klassen  Affiliated With The Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  4lt 4(t 4ft   THE CHURCH OF JESUS  CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY  SAINTS  Davis Bay Rd. - Wilson Creek  Davis Bay Community Hall  Les Brotherston 885-5704   *t4fk4&������   THE SALVATION ARMY  Next to Langdale Ferry  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Guides & Cubs Tues. 6:30 pm  Scouts & Brownies Wed. 6:30 pm  Bible Study Thurs. 7:30 pm  Phone 886-7232 or 886-9759  John & Bev Studiman  We Extend A  Warm Welcome To All  meone else's empire.  The board will be presenting  to the voters for their assent on  November 21, what it believes  to be the most efficient and effective means of providing  animal control in the rural  areas. The decision as to  whether the service is necessary  or worth the cost is up to the  voters. It should be remembered, however, that the problems caused by irresponsible  dog owners will not disappear  by ignoring the situation.  J. Gurney  Director, Area 'E'  Strikebreaking  Editor:  It was particularly appalling  to witness the official spokesperson for Canada Post admit  on television news that he had  personally attended the picket  line confrontations at Gainers in  Edmonton to learn how to use  buses to take strikebreakers  across a picket line.  The issues in the Canada Post  - CUPW dispute are important  ones. They involve the fundamentals of social and economic  policy in Canada. Should Canadians have unionized jobs that  pay the modest but acceptable  wages of $13 per hour, or  should they be privatized into  non-union jobs which pay $5 or  $6 per hour?  However the use of strikebreakers is an issue which  transcends the content of the  next collective agreement. This  is the second strike in a row in  which the federal government  has spent enormous sums of  money and made careful preparations to defeat a legal strike  using strikebreakers.  Strikebreaking is immoral, it  provokes violence, and it exacerbates labour disputes. The  federal government is sending a  very dangerous message to the  employers of the country by the  use of strikebreakers in this  dispute. The strikebreaking at  Canada Post must be repudiated and the federal government and Canada Post prevailed upon to stop this ugly practice.  All labour codes in Canada  outlaw professional strikebreaking. Surely it is an inconsistency  that Canada Post or some other  employer can engage in legal  strikebreaking. The buses,  helicopters, private police and  security all amount to a planned, professional attempt to  break a strike and a union.  Fred Wilson  Chair, CPC Labour Committee  Peace films  Editor:  I am writing to invite the  public to the Peace Committee  film night on Monday, October  5 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts  Creek Elementary, School  library.  There will be two short films  shown, A Writer in the Nuclear  Age, a conversation with the  late Canadian writer and peace  activist, Margaret Laurence,  and Nuclear Addiction, which  features Dr. Rosalie Bertell, a  nun .and prominent researcher  . on the effects of low level; radiation. Both these women have a  powerful and important message for anyone concerned with  peace.  There will be a short discussion period and refreshments  following the films, after which  the . regular Peace Committee  meeting will begin. Anyone interested in staying for the  meeting is most welcome.  I am also writing to encourage people to support the  October 'Vote for Peace' pledge  card drive. This is part of the  national Canadian Peace Pledge  Campaign sponsored by peace  groups across Canada and  facilitated by the Canadian  Peace Alliance.  By gathering massive  numbers of peace voter pledges  from coast to coast the 'Vote  for Peace' drive will work to  opose the Cold War rhetoric of  Society  grateful  Editor:  May we express through your  paper the gratitude of the Canadian Cancer Society, BC and  Yukon Division to the people of  the Sunshine Coast. So many  contributed to the success of the  1987 edition of Camp Good-  times that it would be impossible to name them all!  The camp exists for children  with a history of cancer. The  staff, volunteers, and all the  children appreciated the generous support of both residents  and businesses from Gibsons,  Roberts Creek, Wilson Creek  and Sechelt.  Thank you all for helping to  make this camp better than  ever. We look forward to next  year, when even more youngsters will be able to enjoy Camp  Goodtimes.  Lois Youngson  Camp Goodtimes Director  the Defense White Paper and  alert voters to the urgent need  for a strong Canadian policy for  world peace.  The Peace Committee needs  the help of local residents and  groups to make our participation in this campaign a success.  We invite people to sign the  pledge cards at our booths in  the malls and at the Harvest  Fair during October. We also  urge anyone who can help to  collect pledges to call Lynn at  ^885-2101.  W' "' Lynn Chapman  ...we do it right!  MUFFLER & WORKMANSHIP  GUARANTEED FOR AS LONG AS  YOU OWN YOUR CAR  YOUR COMMERCIAL  VEHICLE INSPECTION  STATION  AT  SUNCOAST  MOTORS  L  T  D  r  Trbo  Automotive  ANTI-FREEZE  QUOTE OF  THE WEEK  Baha'u'lhh declares that all mankind attain knowledge and acquire  an education. This is a necessary  principle of religious belief and  observance new in this dispensation. He has set forth the solution  and provided the remedv for the  economic question. No religious  books of past prophets speak of this  important human problem.  Baha'i Writings  For Info, and Library  886-2078  886-7329  ANTI-FREEZE is an ethylene glycol  based product which uses the latest in corrosion inhibitor  technology. It is chromate compatible and will not corrode  aluminum.  The More You Buy.  The Less You Pay!  11.  $2  16  4 I.  $6  95  E  20 I.  $  31  205 I.  ��30545  Bring your own container  Mon-Fri  8 ��� 5:30  Sat 9-5  , Auto Parts Professionals  Inlet Ave.,  Sechelt  885-5181 20.  Coast News, Octobers, 1987  : A lucky driver was uninjured when this car slid off the road at Rat  Portage Hill recently. The accident was attributed to rain creating  greasy road conditions after a long dry spell.        ���Ken Collins photo  espite program  The Sunshine Coast Home  Support Society has launched  the Respite Program. Qualified  Respite Workers are ready to  work from Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour. A Respite  Worker can provide relief to  family members from the constant care of a relative, can provide temporary relief to working parents for emergency child  care, and can provide companionship for isolated or lonely  persons.  Respite Workers are available  for assignments of two hours to  eight hours, or longer depending upon the need. Overnight  or short-term live-in assignments are a possibility. They  provide   support,   supervision,  and/or companionship. They  have very limited responsibilities  related to household  maintenance.  The services of Respite  Workers and Home Support  Workers may be purchased  directly from, the Society. Persons may also be eligible for  either or both of these services  through the Long Term Care  Program, the Ministry of Social  Services and Housing, or the  Homecare Nursing Program.  Martha Scales and all members  of the staff will be pleased to  answer questions and to accept  requests for service. The office  is located at Room 202 in  Teredo Square, Sechelt. The  phone number is 885-5144.  Your Next Move will not only  be Professional but  PROFITABLE  too!  ALLIED  The Careful Movers  CASHBACK is a unique innovation offered only by Allied Van Lines to assist  our customers in making their real estate arrangements and qualifying to  receive CASH rebates.  Call today for details on how you may save hundreds of dollars on the cost of  your next move with Allied's CASHBACK Program.  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  HWY. 101. GIBSONS  Pender Harbour customers  please CALL COLLECT  886-2664  60 Ft. Dock Located in Gibsons Harbour. 3 Years remaining on lease (can be extended).  Currently generating revenue. Ideal for waterfront home. TOr  Call 886-2268 or 886-3595. Ask for Tarry. \v> *!��KA$  rrrnr  -ii. . j. . .ill j.i    ��    '-mr-T  L\WZ���  ��� ��� ���' - - -1    '���������������������'���������' i.. i.. i.. ,i. . . i  /....  -ii���irm   r���r-i i  M  S.I  I ��� '   ������ ��� ���  Sunshine Coast  ��� APPLIANCE SERVICES ���  EXCAVATING  ��� GEN. CONTRACTORS  Hallmark  POOLS & SPAS LTD.  886-3344  Quality Products Worldwide Since 1966  Box 1883, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  886-3364  MARINE SERVICES  Beside The Gov't Dock  r   oesiae ine uovi uock - _   i^e  Madeira Pnik___ rTaOlN f% Ud._  OM<~     u * salt Water Licences   ���*  ��� Motel & Campsites  ��� Water Taxi  k  ��� Marine Repairs ��� Ice and Tackle       883-2266  &oki tioJiww  Refrigeration &  Appliance Service  BACK AT PRATT RD. 886-9959  ��� BUILDING CONTRACTORS  ROOFING  Specializing in all types of  FREE      commercial & residential roofing  ALL WORK  ESTIMATES  886-2087 eves,   guaranteed^  ^-Skylights  ' D���:���U*����   i,��p. +1  "\  Brighten up those dark rooms  Increase the value of your home  12 years experience  COASTAL CONSTRUCTION  886-2762  POMFRET  CONSTRUCTION  For all aspects of  residential & commercial construction  ^   885-9092   P.O. Box 623. Gibsons, B.C.  GIBSONS  ROOFING  Repairs large or small of any type  V Chris Robertson 886-9443 FREE ESTIMATESj  CLEANING SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  I 885-9973 886-2938,/  ��� CONCRETE SERVICES*  Coast Concrete Pumping  & Foundations  FREE ESTIMATES  JohnParton     885-5537  ffbYo-y&ay*  r^s. ca..: Swanson's ^  0)l   For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Grave!  Dump Truck Rental  Ifr*^ Formed Concrete Products  C Phone 885-9666 ��� 885-5333^  Tureniie  Concrete Pumping Ltd  ��� Pumping   ���Foundations ��� Patios  ��� Placing     ���Sidewalks     ���Floor  ��� Finishing   ���Driveways  .        RR'4 Gibsons 886-7022  R  N  Ready Mix Concrete  Sand & Gravel  CONCRETE  C  SECHELT PLANT  _     885-7180  o  LTD.  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST \  GIBSONS PLANT  886-8174  EXCAVATING  (   JANDE EXCAVATING  Backhoe        Sand & Gravel  Bulldozing     Land Clearing  Drainage  H.R. 2, Leek Road  \^   Gibsons, BC VON 1V0 886-9453  Damp Truck  Excavating  JOE & EDNA  BELLERIVE^/  P&M  EXCAVATING  Backhoe Service  NO JOB  TOO SMALL  886-8363  Case  886-2182  On  COAST BOBCAT SERVIC  Small In Size - Big In Production  - Yard Clean-Up      - Post Holes  - Topsoil/Gravel/Mulch Spreading l*?*5^"-*^  - Light Trenching :������������2 ~!��Z2fc^S  V885-7Q51   SECHELT uumuw^^J'  ��� GEN. CONTRACTORS ���  Fine Tree Works  Prun.ng - Topping     jful1^ insured),  Danger Tree Removal  Landscaping &. Maintenance  IB.C'. Mciislllk tictrul Ifellvcrv.  886-4634       Koiuru <Vcck. lie vox nwnj  QUALIFIED AND  DEPENDABLE WORK FOR  OLSON REASONABLE RATES  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL  V FREE ESTIMATES 885-1939^  r  I  I  /SUPPLYING:  lMMlMprow*Mte  /  ��� Vinyl Siding ��� Sundeck Coatings  / ��� Aluminum Railings ��� Aluminum Awnings  ��� Aluminum Patio Covers  ��� Power Washing  Serving The Entire Sunshine Coast  Gibsons Call 886-3002 Paul Franske  ROLANDS'  HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD  ��� 5" Continuous aluminum gutters  ��� Aluminum soffits & fascias  ��� Built-in vacuum systems  ��� Vinyl siding  MISC SERVICES  8SS-3562  Amie  UTV    THE  RENOVATIONS WITH A  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  BOX 7  IMPROVER HALFMOON BAY  LTD. 885-5029,  HEATING  Interior And Exterior  *wnings 6' p^HOME PRODUCTS  ^inyl Decks etc. SHOWROOM BY APPOINTMENT 886-3191  PENDER HARBOUR COLLISIONS  Beet Autobody Repairs & Painting  Auto Glass ��� Etc.  YOU BEND 'EM - WE MEND 'EM  V4 Mile Down Garden Bay Road  ���883-2606 >*  ICG LIQUID GAS  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  885-2360  Hwy 101, across St.  from Big Mac's, Sechelt  r  MARINE SERVICES  Coles Marine Diesel Repair  DAVE COLES "MR. ROBERTS CREEK"  SERVICE ��� REPAIR ��� OVERHAULS  24 hr. calls  MOBILE MARINE  Vancouver: 984-6755  Sunshine Coast: 886-2875^  SCHNYOEft IMLD & FAB  ^=~. M Fabricsting Md repairs  L'9M     our Specialty  J326 Shaw Rd. Industrial Park Gibsons   886-7303/  f   GREAT  PACIFIC   MANAGEMENT    ^  . . _.       .      .     . CO. LTD. (EST. 1965)  ��� Financial Planning Service  ��� Investment Fund Alasdair W. Irvine  ��� DDCp'c Representative  ��� Retirement Income Funds (604) 886-6600  ��� Tax Shelters Box ,27 Cjbsons B c V0N 1V0  UTHERLAND MARINE  Mobile Marine Service & Repair  ��� Dockside or Dryland ���  Factory Authorized Sales & Service For  BS fsAe OUTBOARDS    sterndrivesinboards  ��� Parts & Service for all makes of outboards   & stern drives       Situated at VHF 7 CB9  V. COHO MARINA, Madeira Park       883-1119L/  VIC'S  SK8RS  / -TRUCKS &B0ATS\  I -PLASTIC-PLYWOOD I  I - CUT OUT LETTERS |  V-BANNERSCARDSy  P.O BOX 160 MADEIRA PARK, B.C.   883-2370  r  CONFIDENTIAL SERVICE  RESUMES, TYPING, ETC.  ���>\  ARBUTUS OFFICE SERVICES  Box 1454, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  (604) 885-5212  JOAN WALL  \^  885-2702  GRACE LAMONT  885-9269  ^ BC FGRRI6S  ^ Schedule  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY-LANGDALE  FALL '87  Effective: Wednesday, Sept 9  through Saturday, Jan 2, 1988  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Horseshoe Bay Lv. Langdale  Lv. Earls Cove  Lv. Saltery Bay  7:30 am  9:30  11:30*  1:15 pm  3:30 pm  5:30  7:25  9:15  6:20 am  8:30  10:30*  12:25 pm  2:30 pm  4:30  6:30  8:20  6:40 am  8:20*  10:30  12:25 pm  2:30*  4:30 pm  6:30  8:30  10:20  5:45 am  7:35*  9:25  11:30  1:30 pm'  3:30 pm  5:30  7:30  9:30  Trailer load freight service  to the Sunshine Coast  Call collect 273-9651 for rates  and information  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  - CABINETS -  886-9411  Showroom Kern's Plaza, Hwy 101  pen Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pm  'Scheduled September 9 through October 13 and on December 24, 26, 27, 28.  Gibsons  BUS  ���Note there will be no  "First Ferry" run on Saturday & Holidays  No Bus Service Sundays  Sunnycrest  Mall  MINI-BUS SCHEDULE  Monday Tuesday  8:40 a.m. 8:40 a.m.  ���10:00 a.m '10:00 a.m  1:00 p.m 1;00 p.m  * 3:15 p.m. 2:30 p.m.  Leaves Sechelt  for Gibsons  Cowrie Street  ���5:55  8:00  10:00  12:00  1:50  4:00  6:00  Wednesday  8:40 a.m.  ���10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  ���6:03  6:03  10:03  12:03  1:53  4:03  6:03  Thursday  8:40 a.m.  ���10:00 a.m.  100 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  ���6:10  8:10  10:10  12:10  2:05  4:10  6:10  Friday  8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3:15 p.m  I  1  n  886-7359  Conversion   Windows,   Glass,  Auto   &   Marine   Glass, Aluminum Windows  & Screens, Mirrors  .         Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  n  idows I  Leaves Gibsons  for Sechelt  Lower Gibsons.  Municipal Parking Lot,  Gower Pt. Rd.  9:15 am  *10:45 a.m  *  1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  LOWER ROAD" route  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  1:50 p.m.  * 4:00 pm  via Flume Road.  9:15 a.m  ���10:45a.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 am  4:00 p.m  CHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  _  CHAINSAW LTD.  HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.   886-2912  Beach Avenue & Lower Road  Suncoast Transt^ortatiQh Schedulgs Cbilrtfesy of  Aqmdm  RtO  ASESl  iNSU^S^  S��vE��  Ten;  Sunnycrest Mall 886-2000  Sunshine Coast  Centre  omeowner ��� lenant  Automobile ��� Business  Boats ��� Computers  Travel ��� Life ��� RRSP  Notary Services  Centrally  Located  Close to: ��� Stores tTpuds ��� Nightclub *  Banks ��� Restaurants ��� Post Office  ��� Clean and Comfortable Rooms and Cottages  ��� Full Kitchen Units ��� Colour Cable TV  Ask about our weekly rates.  ^    Reservations Advised 886-2401  j  i 1^* -  Coast News, October 5,1987  21.  '���v:7''^7''H.pii���ei5"  & Property  28' F/G boat worth $24,500 as  trade on home/property.  885-7175 or 886-3258.        #42  Selma Park, cleared, ocean view  lot, 114x200, gd. ' drainage,  $19,500 OBO. 463-9442.      #41  Quality built 7 yr. old, Selma Park  view home, 4 bdrm., skylight,  patio, pond, garages &  workshop. 885-7902. #40  3 bdrm., Gibsons, near school &  shopping, wood/oil heat, FP,  W/W carpet, 4 appl., full bsmt.  w/semi-finished rec room, FP &  1 bdrm.. 886-3638, 885-7312.  #41  New home by builder ready Nov.  1,1230sq.ft., 3bdrm. rancher,  3 pee. ensuite, dble. garage,  cedar siding, nestled on large  treed priv. lot in quality contr.  subdiv., natural pine kitchen, bay  window, skylight, heatilator,  fireplace, asking $66,900, drive  by lot 31, Larchberry Way, Woodcreek Park. 886-9452. #42  Professional couple and in-laws  require large home on lease to  purchase agreement, excellent  income and refs. Reply in conf. to  Box 266, c/o Coast News, Box  460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.#42  HALL FOR SALE  To Be Moved  Approx. 1500 sq. ft.  2 bathrooms, kitchen  propane heat  OFFERS PLEASE  To view ph. Ray at  886-9826  7':7;--^Homes''  &. Property  PRIVATE DUPLEX  No qualifications to assume 1st  mortgage, your down payment  and B.C. Gov't 2nd. Call  886-9722 for details. #40  For sale by owner, lovely bright 3  bdrm. family home, good location, must sell. To view call Don-  nie 886-7751 or 886-2881.   #40  For sale by owner, view, all  cedar, 3 bdrms., 2 baths, full  bsmt., dbl. cpt., grnhse., lge.  lot, close to ferry. 886-7039. #41  FOR SALE BY OWNER  3 bdrm. in sunny Davis Bay,  panoramic view of Georgia Strait,  maple h/wd. floors, heatilator  F/P, sundeck, full bsmt. part  finished, all like new, superior  const., asking $87,500.  885-9662 or eves. 885-3309.#41  Wanted to buy, W/F property  Hopkins Landing, Soames Pt.  1-522-2505 collect. #41  Births  Mansfield, Kim & Alain  Robichaud are please to announce the arrival of their son,  Jesse Ray, Sept. 23/87 weighing  6 lbs., 9 oz. Proud grandparents  Dan & Diane Mansfield of Gibsons, Claudette Langton and husband Ken of Burnaby, and Dick  Robichaud and his wife Ber-  nadette of Cranbrook. Great  grandparents Arthur Mansfield of  Gibsons and Jeannette Des-  lauriers of Kapaskasing, Ontario.  Thanks to Dr. Petzold, Dr.  Paetkau, and the nursing staff of  St. Mary's. Special thanks to  Hilary Harding. #40  1.  Homes &. Property  17.  garter &. Trade  2.  Births  18.  For Sale  3.  Obituaries  19.  Autos  4.  In MemorlMit  20.  Campers  5.  Thank You  21.  Marine  6.  Personal  22.  Mobile Homes  7.  Announcements  23.  Motorcycles  8.  Weddings *  24.  Wanted to Rent  .  Engagements  25.  Bed &. Breakfast  9.  Lost  26.  For Kent  10.  Found  27.  Help Wanted  II.  Pets ��p Livestock  28.  Work Wanted.  12.  Music '"���>������ -- ���  29.  Child Care ���  13.  Travel  -  30.  Business  14.  Wanted  Opportunities  15.  free  31.  Legal  16.  Carage Sales  32.  ���B.C * Yukon            .  4 ���'��� K- i  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  IN PENDER HARBOUR   Marina Pharmacy assess  AC Building Supplies 8839551  IN HALFMOON BAY   B & J Store 885-9435  IN SECHELT  Books & Stuff  (Trail Bay Centre) 885-2625  The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  IN DAVIS BAY   Peninsula Market 8859721  IN WILSON CREEK   Wilson Creek  Campground 8855937  IN ROBERTS CREEK  Seaview Market 8853400  IN GIBSONS ~  B & D Sports  (Sunnycrest Mall) 886-4635  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  �����:������  m  m.  Obituaries  JOE: passed away on October 1,  1987, Clarence Michael Cecil  David Joe, late of Sechelt, in his  50th year. He is survived by his  loving wife Dianne; four  daughters, Geraldine, Gloria,  Jackie, April; three foster  daughters, Cathy, Lydia, Lenora;  one son, Robert; daughter-in-  law, Barbara; nine grandchildren,  Allen, Brandon, Shiloh, Natashia,  Rosanna, Dustin, Ashley,  Dwight, Byron; five brothers,  Gilbert, Hubert, Perry, Carl,  Howie; three sisters, Bernie, Iris,  Shelly; one uncle, Benny Joe;  one aunt, Amelia Craigan.  Funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 6, 1987, 1 pm, in  Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic  Church, Sechelt. Reverend A.  DePompa officiating. Interment  Sechelt Indian Cemetery. Devlin  Funeral Home, Directors.      #40  GIANNAKOS: passed away October 1, 1987, George Gian-  nakos, late of Gibsons, age 54  years. Survived by his loving wife  Georgia; two sons, Tarry, Kosta;  daughter-in-law, Kristina; two  grandsons, George and  Jonathon; mother, Joanna; two  brothers, Elias, Jimmy; sister,  Maria; niece, nephews, and  many friends. Prayer service was  conduced by Reverend D. Part-  safas on Sunday evening, October 4, 1987 in the Chapel of  Devlin Funeral Home. Funeral  service was held Monday, October 5, 1987 in St. George's  Greek Orthodox Church followed  by interment in the Forest Lawn  Memorial Park. Remembrance  donations may be made to St.  Mary's Hospital. #40  In Memoriam  ��>  GOUGH: Florence, in memory of a  loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother,  who passed away October 1,  1986. "It's only 'goodnight',  dear mother, it is just what we  used to say; we will see you again  in the morning, at the dawn of a  beautiful day." Sadly missed by  Grace (deceased), Mona, Shirley,  May, Dave, Bill and grandchildren. #40  In memory of a beloved mother,  grandmother & great grandmother who passed away October  6, 1986. "If I could have one  lifetime wish, one dream that  would come true, I would pray to  God with all my heart for yesterday and you. If teardrops were a  stairway and memories were a  lane, I would walk all the way to  heaven and bring you back again.  Lovingly remembered & missed  by two sons, Leonard &  daughter-in-law Betty, Bruce,  one daughter, Grace, 7 grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren.  #40  Thank-You  We wish to thank the following  people; To Hans and the kind and  caring staff and residents of the  Kiwanis Village Care Home,  wonderful friends, Father Angelo,  Dr. Bernstein, Dr. Petzold, Dan  and Dawn Devlin, the nursing  staff of St. Mary's and our good  neighbours Judy and Jim. Also  thanks to Dick Blakeman, Dave  and Roy for all their kindness.  Sincerely Wynne, Stephanie,  Gary and Carol Evans. #40  We wish to thank the following  people, Dr. Yaxley for his care  and support, Doreen & Grace of  the Garibaldi Health Unit, &  heartfelt thanks go out to all our  friends during our time of  bereavement.  Margaret & Mark Dove.        #40  The kindness and sympathy of  friends & neighbours in the loss  of mother and grandmother,  Isabella Hauka will be long  remembered. Special thanks to  the nursing staff of St. Mary's  Hospita1, Drs. Berinstein & Petzold, to Rev. Alex Reid for his  words of comfort.  The Family. #40  You can enjoy the  convenience of  Phone-In Classifieds by  calling our Sechelt Office  885-3930  Personal  Sunshine Coast Transition  House: a safe place for women  who are emotionally or physically  abused. Counselling and legal info., 24 hr. crisis line. 885-2944.  TFN  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018.  #42  Single? Join Cameo Singles Club  for dancing, potluck dinners,  other events. 885-2058,  886-2550,886-3364. #42  Announcements  HAPPY BIRTHDAY  YOU'RE 43, KATHY  Love Family  #40  Attention closet singers: Centennial Singers require tenors &  basses for the 1987-88 season!  Come join our fun singing. Phone  Jo 886-2513. #40  GET FIT OR STAY FIT  with Rieta & Ruth, Gibsons  United Church Hall, Mon., Tues.,  Thurs., 9:30 or 10:30.  886-8305. #40  Alert!! Woodcarvers, potters,  weavers, quilters, stitchers, etc.  Artisans Cooperative forming fall  exhibition. Interested call  886-3780 or 886-9058. #41  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Can you help?  Gibsons Landing Theatre Project  886-8778  TFN  VOLUNTEER HARVEST FAIR  Crafts, plants, info., food, music,  Fall   Fare   Contest,   Oct.   17,  10:30-3,   Sechelt   Elementary  gym. Join us! #40  Is your night life lacking class!  Well, here's some for you!  Log Scaling; Starting Your Small  Business; Intro to Macintosh  Computers; Serging; Quilting;  - Automotive;, Badminton; Karate  for Beginners; Nutrition; Liberation Theology; Posture & Body  Mechanics; Acting; Floral Arranging; and don't forget  -Memory Training!  ALSO: Any participants interested  in a Thanksgiving Hike to Pender  Lakes next Sunday or a Clown  Workshop October 27 or 29,  please call Continuing Education  at 886-8841 or 885-7871 for  Pender exchange. Deadlines are  coming up fast on the above  courses so CALL RIGHT NOW to  register. #40  Phone us today about our  beautiful selection of personalized  wedding invitations, napkins,  matches, stationery, and more.  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems,  886-2023. TFN  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954.  TFN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it's doing to you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 886-9826.  ��� Attention Teens  Al-Ateen   Can   Help.   Phone  886-7103. TFN  Man's wedding ring, "To Duff",  Secret Cove, reward.  206-481-4260 coll. #40  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek,  orange & white neutered male  tabby cat. Any information please  call 885-1973 eves. #40  Ladies watch with second hand  and digital/analog, week of Sept.  22.886-8084. #40  i. pets  & Livestock  SCIENCE DIET & IAMS  Quality Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  Puppies - % lab/ 'A Siberian  husky, excellent temperment,  easily trained, family pets, ready  Oct. 16, pick now, $15.  885-7905. #42  Poodle X, spayed, shots, free to  good home. 886-9337 after 6 pm.  #40  SPCA  885-4771  TFN  Music  H>  PIANO  TUNING  repairs &. appraisals  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Piano lessons starting Oct. 1, all  ages & levels. Call Heather Lydall  886-4557 after Oct. 1. #41  Joan Keating, piano/organ  lessons for your enjoyment, accepting beginners. Special consideration for seniors. Ph.  885-4586, Sech. #42  Tenor saxophone, excellent condition, great for student.  886-2900 eves. .Brian.        #41  Fishing partner for Mondays &  Tuesdays that can run an 18'  boat with 115 HP motor. No cost  to you! Phone Mon. aft. 9 am.  886-3800. #40  Exercise bicycle, reasonable.  885-2944. #40  Util. trailer, pref. converted,  pickup box. 886-8192. #40  Cast iron woodstove airtight.  886-8192. #40  LOG BUYING STATION  Cedar, Fir, Hemlock  886-7033  Terminal Forest Products.'  #TFN  Old antique carpenter & cabinet  maker tools, plain level slick, etc.  Call collect 576-6370. #45  Scrap trailer for 16'-18' boat to  use for parts. 885-3585.      #41  Free   -  Guinea  886-8029.  pig   &  cage.  #40  V2 price book sale 'til end of  Sept., plus lots of good bargains.  For Olde Times Sake, 101 & Pratt  Rd., Wed-Sat. 886-8261.     #40  Sat. & Sun., Oct. 17 & 18,9 am-  4 pm, Fairview Rd., tools, trailer,  vehicles, etc. 886-7498.       #40  Oct. 12, 9-12, woodstove, 5 sp,  10 sp., BMX bikes, maple bed,  wash, machine, weight bench,  clothes, household items, 346  Headlands Rd. #40  Baby items to Datsun tr.  snowtires. #88 Sunshine Coast  Tr. Park, Oct. 12,10-? Cancelled  if raining. #40  Sun., Oct. 11,11-4,1014 Grand-  view (off Pratt), yardage, linens,  i glassware, jewellry, tools, table,  butcher block, etc. #40  Moving sale - everything must  go, open to offers, 1535 Henderson, Roberts Creek. #40  Sat., Oct. 31, 8am-2pm, Gower  Pt. nr. Bonniebrook, turn., toys,  keyboard, violin, pictures, books,  etc. #40  For Sale  T & S TOPSOIL  Mushroom Manure $25/yd., $24  for seniors. Bark Mulch $27/yd.  Steer Manure. Screened Topsoil  mixed. All prices negotiable. Call  aft. 6 pm or anytime weekends or  holidays, 885-5669. TFN  Multicycle Inglis auto washer,  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  HYDROPONIC NUTRIENTS  and Halide Lights, etc.  Ouality Farm & Garden Supply.  886-7527. TFN  Firewood, hemlock, $65 cord,  full cord measure. 886-3779.  #40  FIREWOOD  16" alder, split & del. $80/cord,  $85 Sechelt. 886-4599 or  886-3921 (eves.) #40  Busy hair salon, owner must sell,  reasonable. 883-9389 or  883-9320 eves. #40  Futon queensize springrain  design cover. 886-3242.       #40  Very potent horse manure. $20  PU load, easy access Lockyer Rd.  885-9969. #40  For Sate  Diving compressor, 2.2 cu. ft.  like new, $2500. 685-5936. #40  Firewood: alder, $85 cord, cut,  split, delivered local, Gibsons &  Sechelt. 886-8193. #42  Clayton Hi-Tech wood furnaces,  designed to 'think' comfort. On  display at AC Building Supplies,  Francis Peninsula Place. Pender  Harbour. 883-9551. #42  Firewood, limited supply of maple  firewood logs. U-pick up.  886-8193. #42  Scuba gear. new. 886-8233. #40  Util. shed, 6x8 w/hardwood  floor, $125; util. trailer 4x8x16.  $350; gold rocker chair. $20. All  exc. cond. 886-8487. #42  Fridge, stove, har. gold, counter  tops, Singer sew. mach., s/s  sink & taps, misc. household  items from renovation. 886-8500  .eves. #42  Green Onion  Earth Station  885-5644  UPGRADE SPECIALS  85 cleg LNA       M5000  DISH DRIVE       s300����  USED SYSTEM OFFERS  Integrated Descrambler  Receivers  CALL  Ford tractor with backhoe and FE  loader, $2750; Bickerton folding  bike, $125; garbage burner,  white enamel, $50; temp, power  pole, $75,886-7831. #40  Unique pyramid shpd. outbldg.  with deck, approx. 144 sq. ft.,  good storage or sleeping space,  $500 OBO; archshaped portable  bldg. frame, approx. 15'x20' for  storage or bushcamp, $100 OBO;  100 gal. aquarium, 6'x2' with  filters, lights, pumps, stand,  $500 OBO. 885-9033. #40  Firewood for sale, hemlock,  $65/cord, immediate delivery.  886-3411. "#41  RSF woodheater model HF70R  elec. thermo., used 1 season,  $950; McClary wood cookstove,  $350.886-9075. #41  Console piano, Gouriay, in exc.  cond., lovely tone, $1000.  885-9553 eves. #40  Util. trailer, 6'x6', metal frame,  4' wood exten. 886-2040.    #41  '82 YZ80 mechanics special,  $100; rollbar for import truck,  pool table, $75. 885-3842.    #41  Table loom $150. 886-8411.  #41  Like new sofa and chair, 2 yrs.  old, $1000 firm. 883-2406.   #41  Oil furnace, 90,000 BTU, $100;  oil range, $65; oil tank & std.,  $20; Yukon type chimney, $25;  garbage busner, $20; wringer  washer, new, $125. 885-9488.  #40  For Sale:  WINE GLASSES  Up to 50% off.  MULTICHEF ST. ST. COOKWARE  7 pc. set reg. $135, special  $99.99,   Kitchen   Carnival,  Sechelt. #40  Triumph woodstove, $459. See  Steve 'The Stove Doctor" at AC  Building Supplies, Francis Peninsula Place, Pender Harbour.  883-9551. #42  G.E. counter top oven, bake, broil  toast, $65. Wood & furnace free.  886-8668. #40  The Kent 'Log Fire' fireplace insert is on display at AC Building  Supplies, Francis Peninsula  Place, Pender Harbour.  883-9551. #42  HAY FOR SALE  New Hay $3.50     Old Hay $2.50  885-9357  TFN  4x8 Italian slate pool table with all  acces. 886-2268 or 886-3595  Tarry. TFN  Coldspot frig., $50; large Gibson  freezer, $50. 885-9662,  885-3309 eves. #42  GUNS FOR SALE  Remington 12 ga. sin., $60;  Remington 12 ga. pump  Wingmaster, $250; Enfield  Sporter, #4 Monte Carlo stock,  $150; Cooey 22 semi auto new  mag., 4 power scope, $95; P-17  Sporter 303, all exc. condition.  Phone 886-7591. #40  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Community Association - Liquidation  of Various Assets.  1 - Olivetti Praxis 40 electronic  typewriter; 1 - Fisher (Studio  Standard) VHS recorder; 1 -  Canon P21-DIII 'electronic  calculator; 1 - JVC PC-W35 ghetto blaster, near new; 1 - Wollen-  sak 3M cassette recorder; 1 -  Zenith 20" TV, model Y 1908W;  2 - Fibreglass canoes, Frontiersman 16'; 1 - Gestetner  copier; 1 -1983 GMC'Rally'van,  and other misc. items. Viewing  time-9 am to 12 noon, Oct. 10 at  the Scout Hall, across the park  from the Wilson Creek Hall.  Sealed oids will be accepted between noon and 4 pm, Friday,  Oct. 16. The bids will be opened  at the monthly general meeting of  the DB/WCC Ass'n which opens  at 7:30 pm, Oct. 19.  A certified cheque for 10% of the  bid is to be included with each  bid. Successful bidders will be  required to remit the balance of  their bid, plus 6% PST on the  total amount, in cash within one  week of the bid opening and to  take possession of their bid item  at that time. The certified cheques from the other bidders will  be returned to their respective  owners immediately after the successful bidder has completed  his/her transaction. The certified  cheques are to be made payable  to: The Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Community Association.  All items are to be bid for on an  'as is, where is' basis. The  highest or any bid not necessarily  accepted. #40  For Sale  iiiiiifi  Professional  TV REPAIRS  Sunshine Coast TV  Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-9816  RADIO CONTROL  Off road car kits, electric boat:  kits, accessories also available!'  885-5794. #42 r  1 golf ball, 1 tee, 1 bag, 1 set of;  golf clubs. $100. 886-2196. #40;.  Firewood for sale, Hemlock, $60'  a cord. 886-7990. #40  Large custom made wood heater  for large house or shop, $500'  OBO. 883-2489. #40 _  8x16 trailer add on, wired & inj--*��  sulated, add cupboard & storage*''  $3000 OBO; 74 AMF tent trailer";;  sleeps 8, ST. HRW canopy^  $2000 OBO; oil drums, 300, 200;-  125, offers. 886-9656. ~:  #42*  ��� 10 sp. bike, $95; dark wood dini;-|*  M'ng   table   w/leaf,   6   paddeq"  chairs,   $500.    885-9583,1  . 883-9483. #40 J  Fisher fireplace insert. $450; PB  springer, PB brittany pups, $35;  fresh goat milk daily. 886-9290.  #42  4 truck mags, pr. ski boots, sz.  7V2, good cond., BO. 886-2704:"  #42,^  Speed Queen washer, GE dryer./;.  Admiral built-in dishwasher, exc."  cond. 886-9426. #40  Autos  Automotive radiators & heaters,  new & used, delivery arranged.'  1-594-2231. TFN  1974 Pinto, gold, 48,000 mi.,  $250,886-8341. #40  77 Dodge Aspen, 4 dr., auto  slant 6. 886-8084. $1000 OBO.  #40  74 Toyota Corolla, 1600. $600 '  OBO. 885-4124. #40  '80 Citation, V6, auto, PS/PB, air  cond. sunroof, $2800.  '886-8247. #40  73 Ford Camper Special, $60u.  886-2708 after 6 pm. #40  75 XLT Super Cab & camper,,  fully equipped, good cond.,  $3800. Phone after 6, 886-8231.  #40  Coast  Auto  Rental  Sales t    885-2030  Rentals  DL7711  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  Copyright and  Advertising  RogulpStlons  The Sunshine Coast  News reserves the right to  classify advertisements  under appropriate headings  and determine page location. The Sunshine Coast  News also reserves the right  to revise or reject any advertising which in the opinion  of the Publisher is in questionable taste. In the event  that any advertisement is rejected the sum paid for the  advertisement will be  refunded.  For PHONE-IN Classifieds  885-3930  Minimum '5���� per 3 line insertion.  Each additional line M00. Use our economical last  week free rate. Pre-pay your ad (or 2 weeks & get the  third week FREE.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birth Announcements. Lost and Found  PAYMENT must be received  by NOON SATURDAY  for Monday publication  MASTERCARD and VISA ACCEPTED  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION  Please mail to:  |    COAST NEWS Classified, Box 460, Gibsons, BC VON 1VO  ���   or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places  I       Minimum '5 per 3 Una Insertion  I  '6  j  ���7  '8  i  _J  ������ m  i  i  in          :  I Ifjftto      CLASS8FICATION:  e.g. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  a    iwrnmnwammr.' , ��� ���    I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  ^���j  *��-;���?'������: Coast News, October 5,1987  $  W:  ?;  v.  r.  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  886-2020  TFN  1976 MG convertable, 49,000  mi., exc. cond., $3200 OBO.  Please call 886-7996. #41  ' 1975 Ford Granada, 4 dr. Sedan,  $850. 886-9324 or 885-5914.  Good shape. #41  1974 Chev 3/4 ton pickup, $700.  886-8914. #41  Mazda pickup, long box, 45,000  km, $3800. 886-7098.      * #41  1978 Chevy Monza, 6 cyl.,  $1950 060.883-2736. #40  1941 Classic Jeep, like new,  1800 mi., $3000 firm; or trade  for '84 or '85 3 cyl. 70 HP Merc  or Johnson outboard. 886-9961.  #40  '69 GM flatdeck 4 sp., $525.  886-2334 or 886-3110.        #42  79 Bronco 4x4 removable top,  $5000; hobbyist special 16'  wooden canoe, $100. 886-2987.  #40  1979 Datsun, new tires, gd. running cond., $1700 OBO.  886-8656. #42  Chev 4x4 Blazer, exc. cond., except motor, S1500. Ph. 885-4493  or 886-7956. #40  1985Vz Ford Escort wgn., 5 sp.,  36,000 km., exc. cond., warranty, $7500.886-5444. #42  72 Ford varr, partly camperized,  good condition, $650 OBO.  886-7781. #42  76 Ford Courier, gas miser,  $1100. 886-2708 after 6 pm.  #40  i]  Campers  Motorhomes  '83 Travelaire fifth wheel, 19 ft.,  mint condition. 886-7166.    #41  '87 Travel Mate, Wk', 5th  wheel, winter undercoated, elec.  boat loader, must sell, $15,000.  Replacement $19,000. Will consider boat as part trade.  886-8382 or 574-0296.        #42  OUTBOARDS F  9.9-25-70 HP 1982-1986, exc.  cond., exc. price. Lowes Resort,  883-2456. TFN  14' Cobra 40 HP elec. start,  hy'dr. steering, $2500. 886-2268  or 886-3595 Tarry. TFN  10' aluminum boat, $800. Leave  message, 886-7785. #40  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD  Insurance Claims  Condition and Valuation  Surveys  Phone 885-9425  or 885-3643  15' plywood boat with trailer,  needs paint and motor, $300  OBO. 886-3909. #41  24' aluminum skiff, C-licence,  '85 90 HP Mariner. 683-3474, 9  am-6 pm, 736-9303 aft. 6 pm.  #40  Gen. maint., reas. rates,  winterizing, lube & minor tune-  ups. 883-9483. #42  Boat storage behind security  fence, exc. access, open or  covered. Leave message  886-8628. #42  ���:f  CAPTAIN BILL MURRAY  Master Mariner  in Sail and Steam  Formerly of Higgs Marine  Marine Surveyors  and Consultants  885-3643  Mobile  home  space available.  ���' Sunshine   Coast  Mobile  Home  ���Park. 886-9826. TFN  :12'x64' Norwestern, lot #63, 2  -ibdrm., bay window, F & S, new  ;carpet & lino, $12,500. Home is  ���set up, connected to util. and  j ready to move into.  ��� Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park, 1 mi. west of Gibsons on  : Hwy. 101.886-9826. TFN  Wanted To Buy  ���1 bdrm. mobile home in good  ���condition. 886-3032. #42  /Pad for rent, 12' or 14' wide,  Comeau Mobile Home Park, North  Rd. 886-9581. #42  Honda CB100F Custom, very  clean, low miles, many new  parts, $3500 OBO. 885-5523.  #40  '85 Honda 250 SX ATV, $1000  OBO; Honda 450 Hawk, $1000  OBO. 885-4124. #40  1984 Yamaha Virago for sale, low  km, good shape, $2600 OBO.  Phone Pat 886-8401. #41  End of season sacrifice. Must sell  '84 GS 1150E, 9000 km, new in  '86, $3100. 885-7248. #40  Wanted to Renit  Furn. house near Rbts. Ck. for  couple with 3 well behaved dogs,  Oct. 1 or will housesit. 886-7377.  TFN  Large family needs large house,  Roberts Creek to Gibsons.  886-9009. #40  For Rent  N��f l>��r*'>��tirr#*irrmt1f>-rfv��Y"y-ri'r#V'  FOR RENT  2 New Stores  500 sq. ft.  16 ft. Frontage  ���350 P/M  Month to Month  or Lease  Awning Name Strip Included.  Good Traffic Location  Also 3 other stores  960 to 1290 sq.ft.  CEDAR PLAZA MALL  Call Randy Thomson  United Realty  736-3831  l>.��iJU��iJii��AlU.��iJH��A|iX��XJH��iJlX��iJlP��*JI  Roberts Creek Hall avail-  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Jacob,  886-8541, 6-8 pm.  z Darm. WF home near Gibsons  Marina, F/S, W/D, FP, garage,  garden, $495/mo. incl. hydro,  avail. Nov. 1.1-464-7664.    #40  Unfurn. 3 bdrm., 2V2 bath home  on % acre with view in Roberts  Creek, avail. Oct. 20, refs.,  $500/m. 885-3847. #40  2 bedroom, den, main floor  house, lg. sdeck, fenced yard,  Lower Gibsons, no smokers,'  available Oct. 15, $450 incl. util.  & cable. Phone 420-8886 or  886-3398. #40  Large 3 bedroom duplex, close to  ferry, $425 plus util. 885-5914  leave message. #40  West Sechelt, one bdrm. furnished, S/F, microwave, security  system, double garage, fireplace,  waterfront. 886-8291. #40  3 bdrm. house, refs. required,  Hillcrest Rd., no pets or children,  rent neg. 886-7294. #40  One bdrm. suite, self-cont., no  pets, view, stove/fridge. Phone  886-9186 eves. #40  1 bdrm. cottage, WF, Soames  Ft, furn., quiet adult, $375.  886-7204. #40  Office space - $140/month, 280  Gower Point Road, upstairs.  886-9213. #41  3 bdrm. fully furnished Gibsons  house, 3 baths, living rm., FR,  W/D, $650. 885-9787 or  271-2620. #41  W/F 1 bdrm. cabin, F/S, W/D,  Irvines Ldg. leave mess.  883-9446. #41  W/F, Gower Pt. Gibsons, furn. 2  bdrm. cabin, wood & oil heat,  avail. Oct. 1-June 30, adults only, 537C 886-2627 or 438-3843.  #41  Seeking third person to share  house in Davis Bay, $250/mo.  plus utilities. 885-7837 aft. 6.  #41  3 bdrm. Tuwanek home with ensuite off m. bdrm., D/W, F/P,  $430/rno. 886-3065 eves.    #40  3 bdrm. view house avail, immed., N/S, no pets, refs., new appliances. 886-3602. #40  2   bdrm.   dbl. wide,   Roberts  Creek, no pets, ref. req., avail.  Nov. 1, private site, $400/mo.  886-9865. #42  1 bedroom cabin, appliances included, Gower Pt. area, available  Nov. 1,$300/m. 886-2887. TFN  TIME   SHARE   -    $12,500,  Tenerise, Canary Isls. Worldwide  ,international exch. valued much  more. 681-1029. #41  Langdale view home, min. 6  month lease, refs., could be semi  furnished. 681-1029. #42  2 bdrm. bungalow, North Rd., all  elec. w/wood stove back-up,  F/P, F/S, W/D hookup, no pets,  $400. 886-2381 eves, or  521-1426 days. #42  2 bdrm. on lg. private lot, Gower  Ft, well ins., wood & elec. heat,  $350.886-8086. #42  2 bdrm. suite, beautiful view,  avail. Oct. 1. Call 886-9339 aft. 5  pm. $400. #40  2 bdrm. furn. duplex, all electric,  no children, no pets, $290/mo. &  elec, security deposit req., must  have refs., avail. Nov. 1. Sunshine Coast Mobile Home Park,  Gibsons. 886-9826. TFN  Avail. Nov. 1, 2 bdrm. trlr. plus  add., fridge & stove & shed. refs.  req., no pets, $375. 886-7609.  #42  3 bdrm. apt., available Oct. 1,  $390/mo. Leave message  886-8628. #42  MINI STORAGE  ALL SIZE - LOW RATES  886-8628  #42  2/3 bdrm. house, great view, nr.  beach, walk to ferry, ref. req.,  $475.886-7245. #40  Help Wanted  Molly Mouse Day Care Center  needs substitutes, E.C.E.  background preferred. Call  886-3913. #40  Kitchen concession avail, for  takeover at Branch 112, Madeira  Pk. immed. 883-9632 for appointment. #40  Expd. all round carpenter needed  in the Whistler area. 1-932-5829.  #40  Professional resumes DO make a  difference! ARBUTUS OFFICE  SERVICES, 885-5212. #41  Loving, interested babysitter for  18 mo. old, 5 days/wk, 4 hrs.  day, exp. & ref. req. 886-8549  eves. #42  Energetic loving person to care  for 2 toddlers and housekeep.  886-9443. #40  School District No. 46  (Sunshine Coast)  SUBSTITUTE  TEACHERS  REQUIRED  School District No. 46 is accepting applications from certificated teachers who are interested in substitute  teaching.  Applications for placement on  the District's Substitute List  may be obtained from:  The Office of the Superintendent. School District No. 46,  Telephone: 886-8811  PAINTING  Int., Ext., Domestic, comm.,  auto, marine, equip., very  reasonable rates. 885-5640. #41  Yard cleanup, hauling & moving,  light & heavy, very reasonable,  Rob 885-5516. #41  Painting fences, gardening,  minor carpentry, gutters, other  odd jobs, reliable. Call Jan  885-9840. #42  Housecleaning, $8/hr., Monday  to Friday, ref. avail. 886-2756.  #42  Bookkeeper - looking for full or  part time work, 30 yrs. exp.,  have transportation. Call  886-8557. #42  Get Ready For Winter  Eavestrough cleaning, $19.95;  windows cleaned, $34.95; combination special, $49.95.  885-3253. #42  Handyman, carpentry and all  home repairs, reasonable rates,  free estimates. 886-2835.     #40  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  WINDOW WASHING  886-8680 or  885-2615 #40  Odd jobs done, hauling, painting,  etc., reasonable rates. 886-3313.  #41  CUSTOM MACHINE KNITTING  Betty 886-2673  #40  Drywall application only, 18 years  exp. Joe 886-3312. #40  Man with brushcutter for lot  clearing and fall clean-up. Phone  886-8244. #40  J. LEPORE TILE  New bathroom or kitchen? Tile is  terrific. 886-8305. #40  HOUSECLEANING  886-3051 or 886-8680.  #40  Child Care  Resp. person will babysit in my  home 2V? to 4 yrs., Cedar Grove  area. 886-8610, $2 per hr.    #41  Will babysit, my home,  weekdays, newborn to 3 yrs.  Phone 886-8436. #40  You can enjoy the  convenience of  Phone-in Classifieds by  calling our Sechelt Office  885-3930  ?9-      Business  Opportunities  hoping to win?  by Peter Prongos  Public   transit   business.  886-2268 or 886-3595, Tarry.  TFN  Legal  Invitation for  Prequalification Proposals  Project: Senior Citizens Housing, Greenecourt, Sechelt.  Client: The Sunshine Coast  Senior Citizens Housing Society-  Architect: Coast Architectural  Group, PO Box 1127, Gibsons,  B.C. VON 1V0. Tel: 886-2281.  Building: 24-1 bedroom apartments, 3 storey wood frame on  concrete foundation with slab.  Total floor area �� 17,800 ft  squared.  Contract: Stipulated Price Contract CCDC2. Bonding will be  required.  Construction Period: Tender  Period Nov. 5, 1987 to Nov.  25, 1987. Construction start  Feb. 1, 1988.  Instructions for prequalification proposal are available at  the architects office. Closing  date for prequalification proposals is October 16, 1987.  #40  This week's column was going to be a very positive one  about the INF treaty eliminating medium and shorter-range  nuclear missiles that was recently agreed to by the US and the  USSR, but that story will have  to wait.  I just heard on CBC Radio  News that Washington has forced the Honda corporation of  Japan to cancel its plans to  build a factory in Vietnam.  Moreover, the US Congress is  trying to discourage any foreign  investment in the Indochinese  nations of Vietnam, Kampuchea (Cambodia), and Laos.  It is hard to believe the extent  to which the United States is  determined to inflict further  pain on these long-suffering  people.  By way of background, remember that the French seized  control of Indochina in the late  1800's and then exploited its  colonies until World War II,  when the invading Japanese  took over. When the Rising Sun  of Japan set in 1945, the French  tried to re-establish control, setting off a bloody war which  lasted until 1954.  Under the terms of the  Geneva Agreement the French  in Vietnam withdrew to the  southern half of the country,  while the Vietnamese forces  moved north of the 17th  parallel. The plan for a national  election in 1956 was destroyed  by US President Eisenhower,  who admitted that the 'communist' leader, Ho Chi Minh,  would have won 80 percent of  the vote in a free election.  Instead, Washington created  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District of New Westminster and situated  at Piper Point in the Sechelt Inlet.  Take notice that Pen Dive Ltd. of 5650 Obrian Rd., Halfmoon Bay, B.C., occupation diving service co., intends to apply for a lease of the following described lands: commencing  at a post planted at the head of small cove, 500 m. N 46�� E  from the N.E. corner of L3047 situated in Sechelt Inlet:  thence 220�� mag W-120 ft.: thence magnetic N to shoreline  -150 ft.: thence East along shoreline: thence back to point of  commencement and containing .5 ha more or less.  ,;      SECHELT INLET  PIPER PT. (area under  application)  PIPER POINT PROVINCIAL PARK  REFERENCE POINT  - 500 M W46�� to stake  The purpose for which the disposition is required is commercial & recreational services.  Comments concerning this application may be made to the office of the Senior Land Officer. 210-4240 Manor Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5G 1B2.  Pen Dive Ltd.  T. Cronk  August 28, 1987  ���  IT)  CO  OO  fm  u  I  U  a fiction called 'South .Vietnam'  under the rule of its client, Ngo  Dinh Diem. Diem's harsh, dictatorial regime eventually led to  armed resistance which later  coalesced into the National  Liberation Front (NLF).  The NLF rapidly gained  popular support, but when they  were on the verge of overthrowing the Diem regime, the US  began its full-scale invasion  (1965). Only after this massive  military intervention, did the  government of Ho Chi Minh  ('North Vietnam') send a  significant part of its armed  forces to help their compatriots  in the south. By the time that  the Vietnamese drove out the  US and defeated its client  regime, perhaps two million  people had been killed in the  American war. The other countries of Indochina had also suffered hundreds of thousands of  deaths. On top of this horror,  millions had been wounded, the  ecology of the entire region had  been devastated by the toxic  chemical Agent Orange, and the  land was shattered by the largest  bombing campaign in human  history.  Kampuchea then underwent  the nightmare of the Pol Pot  regime, in which hundreds of  thousands of people were  murdered or died from famine.  Vietnam finally drove Pol Pot  out of power, but then it was attacked by China. (Canada and  the US still recognize the forces  of Pol Pot as the legitimate  government of Kampuchea).  After the US 'lost' Indochina  to the Indochinese, it continued  its war by other means.  Washington imposed a trade  embargo and its promise to provide reparations and reconstruction aid (as it had done with  Germany and Japan after WW  II) was ignored. When questioned why his government refused  to help rebuild, President Carter  replied, "the destruction was  mutual". (I was living in  California during most of the  war, and I assure you that no  cities were bombed by the Viet  namese Air Force, nor did the  NLF occupy San Francisco.)  Vietnam is a proud and independent country, but it has  been forced to pay a terrible  price in human terms to defeat  those who tried to impose their  will; the French, the Japanese,  the US, and recently, China.  Decades of war have left Indochina desperately poor. But if  Washington has its way, these  countries will be condemned to  underdevelopment and misery.  The US does not try to  perpetuate poverty in Vietnam  merely out of spite for losing  the war. Rather, it wants to  'punish' Vietnam to discourage  any other country, from taking a  path independent of US econ-  mic and political interests. No  country in the 'free world' can  be allowed to put the interests  of its own people before those  of the United States.  If, for example, a less-developed country like Guatemala  decides to distribute unused  land 'owned' by the United  Fruit Company to hungry peasant farmers, it sets a bad example which the US cannot  tolerate. (Land reform in  Guatemala was reversed by the  1954 CIA coup). Likewise, the  US is determined to insure that  any country which defies its  edicts (as Vietnam did) will  either be destroyed or so  devastated that no one will be  tempted to even try to seek an  independent path toward  development. The current wars  against Nicaragua and Angola  have exactly this purpose.  That's why, a dozen years  after the last American fled  Saigon, the US will not even let  'free market forces', such as  Honda, do anything which  might spur real development in  Vietnam and improve the lives  of its people.  To deliberately increase the  misery of the Indochinese by denying them the chance to rebuild their countries is an act of  international sadism by which  Washington still hopes to 'win'  the war.  Eve Smart exhibit  at Hunter Gallery  A new exhibition entitled  Local Colour will be presented  by the Hunter Gallery, in Lower  Gibsons. This is the premier exhibition of the season. The  show, by local artist, Eve  Smart, features a collection of  unusual interpretations of local  scenes of the Gibsons area  rendered in oil.  This is Eve Smart's third solo  exhibition. Her works have  been  featured by the Hunter  Gallery previously and have  been seen in numerous exhibitions at the Arts Centre in  Sechelt.  Eve is the former president of  the Sunshine Coast Arts Council and is still very active in the  arts scene on the Coast. This exhibition celebrates her love for  her adopted home.  The show runs from October  5 to October 26.  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear in the more than 70 Newspapers of the B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association and reach more than 900,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  $129. for 25 words  ($3. per each additional word)   Call the COAST NEWS at 885-3930 to place one.  AUTOMOTIVE  Buy/ Lease any gas, diesel  car or truck, new or used.  Direct from volume factory  dealer. Call for pre-approved  credit. Call collect 464-0271.  D5231.   Want a Vehicle? Credit a  problem? For fast approval  call 1-800-663-6933.  F.A.N.T. All makes and mo-  dels. D8196.   Lease/ Buy any Ford truck.  Select from six acre stock.  Nothing down O.A.C. Call  Bill or Ken collect 294-4411.  DL8105.   New Ford crewcab diesel 4 X  4 or any truck, Lease/Buy,  low rates. Nothing down  O.A.C. Call Tom Morgan or  Mark collect 294-4411.  DL8105.   BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES   Business Opportunity Available in Kelowna B.C. Weekly community advertising  newspaper for sale. Very  well established, 19 months  in business. Includes equipment and typesetting in-  struction. 765-0163.  Restaurant for sale by owner. Excellent location at  Earl's Cove Ferry Terminal,  beautiful  Sunshine Coast  B.C. 883-9412.   Canada's Largest Calendar.  Specialty Advertising & Business Gift Company needs  self-starters selling our line  to local businesses. Highest  Commissions. O'Donnell -  ORG, 1750 Plummer, Pickering,    L1W   3L7    (416)   831-  1303.   Earn up to $6000 by Christmas. It's easy with Watkin'3  new sales plan. Multi-level  marketing at its best. For information write, 2863 Neptune Cres. Burnaby, B.C.  V3J 7A4 or call evenings  after 7 pm 421-4137.  Reach International Markets. Four million readers in  USA, Canada, Europe, South  America & New Zealand. A  fresh new market for mall  order, business, entrepreneurs, connoisseurs & collectors. Deadline 28/11/87.  Contact: Abbott Communication Group Ltd., 5791 No.  Three Rd. Richmond, B.C.  V6X 2C9. (604) 273-1571.  Telex: 04-357713. Fax: (604)  273-1025.  EDUCATIONAL  FOR SALE MISC.  HELP WANTED  PERSONAL  Diploma correspondence.  Free calendar. High School  upgrading, accounting, management, administration,  secretarial, computers. Established 1964. National Col-  ' lege, 444 Robson, Vancouver, 688-4913 toll free 1-800-  387-1281, 24 hours.   Okanagan School of Auctioneering. Next class starts  November 12. Evenings and  private lessons available.  For information: Box 377,  Westbank, B.C. VOH 2A0.  Phone (604)768-2791.  Phaseconvertors, up to 100  H.P. on SP Line, P.T.O.  Generators and sets, Electric  Motors, Transformers, Fans,  Reduction Gears, Lighting  Fixtures. Friesen Electric,  Abbotsford, 859-7101; 1-800-  663-6976. ���  Flock Your Friends! Pink  Flamingo Art Deco Playing  Cards and Game. Special  Price $7.30 total. October  30th mailing. Heritage  Games, Box 5212 Stn "BT\  Victoria B.C. V8R 6N4.  GARDENING  EQUIPMENT &  MACHINERY  Pacific Forklift Sales. Western Canada's largest independent used forklift dealer.  Dozens of good used electric, gas, propane, diesel,  4x4. Terry Simpson (604)  533-5331    Eves   (604)535-  1381.   Portable Sawmill with Mitsubishi 6-cylinder diesel power, running gear. $13,500.  Heaps edger skid mounted,  $2,500. Call Ron Myers, P��-  town Diesel. Terrace 1-80)-  663-7766 or 635-4938.  Used Equip. Eight Beaver  wood splitters, commercial,  heavy duty, vertical, four  blade knives. Priced from  $3,800 to $4,800. After 5:30  phone 679-3537 Gary. 367-  6602 Roger.   FOR SALE. MISC.   Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada s largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  Catalogues available. Nor-  burn Lighting Centre, 4600  Ea3t Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5. Phone  1-299-0666.   Farmers try Alberta! Catalogue of used equipment,  livestock, hay, feed, grain,  etc available. $18 for 12  issues. Farmer's Trade Line,  Box 1581, Lacombe, Alberta  TOC ISO. (403)782-2388.  Free Up Postage Meter  Leasing Dollars! New Post-A  -Fix Licks and Stamps 60 per  Minute, order B-4 Oct. 17  and save 510. off Regular  Price of $135.95. Return in  10 days for Full Refund.  Visa, Cheque or Money Order, allow two to seven days  prepaid shipping. Call Collect (604) 732-1375.   Greenhouse & Hydroponic  equipment, supplies. Everything you need. Best quality,  super low prices. Greenhouse $175., Halides $115.  Over 3,000 products in  stock! Send $2 for info pack  & Free magazine to Western  Water Farms, 1244 Seymour  St., Vancouver, B.C. V6B  3N9. 1-604-682-6636.  Curved glass patio extensions starting at $1,095.  Hobby greenhouses starting  at $599. Full line of greenhouse accessories. Call B.C.  Greenhouse Builders toll-  free 1-800-242-0673 or write  7425 Hedley Avenue, Bur-  naby, B.C. V5E2R1.  HELP WANTED  British Columbia & Yukon  Community Newspaper Association is seeking a dynamic director for its provincial  office in Vancouver. Candidates must have some knowledge of the community  newspaper field, a strong  public relations background,  proven sales experience and  administration skills. Annual  salary - $45,000. Resume  should be sent prior to Oct.  23, 1987 to BCYCNA President Tony Richards, Driftwood Publishing, Box 250,  Ganges, B.C. VOS 1E0.  Auctioneering is an Excellent Profession. For professional training phone or  write to Jordan & McLean  School of Auctioneering, Box  94, Kitscoty, Alta. TOB 2P0.  (403) 846-2211,   (403)842-  5528.   Tlreman required must be  experienced In all aspects of  tire repair. Excellent opportunity for advancement to  management position. Apply  Box 39, Port McNeill, B.C.  VON 2R0. Attn: Blair.  Fast growing aggressive  Ford and Mercury dealership in brand new facilities  in Williams Lake requires  enthusiastic, bondable, motivated Journeyman /Parts-  person. Must want personal  growth, be willing and capable of outside parts wholesale. Three days/week two  days inside. Earning above  average. Call 1-800-452-6705  Ron Ridley after hours (604)  398-8090. Also require journeyman/Mechanics ECC IV  Cert.   Lease Operators. Positions  available for qualified operators who are interested in  purchasing fully rigged highway tractors under a unique  fleet program. Financing  package available. Minimum  $15,000 investment required. Rigging insurance, and  prorate tax supplied. Phone  Steve or Grant at: 1-800-663-  6205.   Experienced Boarders and  Tapers required by Vancouver   sub-trade   company.  Please call 294-5893.   Wholesale Prices. For quality Adult Novelties send age,  signature, $2.00 to Joys-R-  Us, #124 - 810 West Broad-  way, Vancouver V5Z 4C9.  Positions open for Journeymen Millwrights, Electricians, Instrumental Technicians, and experienced Mill-  operators in Open-pit Copper mine near Granlsle. For  more information write c/o  H.W. Barker, Noranda Minerals, Box 2000, Granlsle,  B.C.   VOJ   1W0   or   phone  (604) 697-2201.   Community newspaper editor required for a newspaper  serving the Saanich peninsula on Vancouver Island. Applications in writing outlining experience and salary  expected should be mailed  to Publisher, The Review,  Box 2070, Sidney, B.C. V8L  3S5.   PERSONAL   Bald? Thinning? Discovered  during cancer research, The  Helsinki Method. Unclog  hair, letting hair grow again.  100% money back guarantee. Call or write (SASE)  Helsinki Method, P.O. Box  613, PoCo B.C. V3B 6H9.  (604)469-0768. Distributors  also needed.  If a beautiful lady between  23-40 years would like to  spend an expense paid vacation in Florida and/or Mexico Dec/87 and Jan./88,  please call and/or write to  Lowrie Campbell, Box 639,  Cache Creek B.C. VOK 1H0  and/or phone 457-9187. In-  clude personal photo.   REAL ESTATE  Central Alberta - 600 Cow  Ranch. Good Buildings, water, large leases, $85. per  acre. Pincher Creek Foothills  Ranch - 1900 acres. Homes,  buildings, excellent water,  bargain. Smaller ranches,  acreages. Edmonton Area -  30 acres. Large newer home,  heated pool, barn, corrals,  consider B.C. trade. Jack  Folsom, Chief Mountain Realty. 1-403-626-3232, any-  time.   30, 1-10 acre lots ideal for  gardening or hobby farms,  just off Hwy. 1 west of Kamloops on the Thompson Rlv-  er. Call 373-2282.   Move to beautiful Bella Coo-  la! Two bedroom home on  7/8 acre beside hospital,-  school. Super garden, grow  everything. Call 982-2791 or  Box 12, Bella Coola, VOT  1C0.   How to Sell Your House.  Retired realtor covers every  aspect of selling your home  in 70 page manual. Only  $20. Canoe Publishing, Box  354, Canoe B.C. VOE 1K0.  SERVICES   "Lawyer-Personal Injury. 19  Years experience. Former  Insurance adjuster. No recovery/ no fee arrangement  available. Call collect 685-  8121. Mr. A.S. Andree."  ICBC owe you money for  personal injury? Vancouver  lawyer Carey Linde (since  1972) has Free Information.'  Phone 1-684-7798. Second  Opinions Gladly Given. .'.  ICBC Injury Claims? Call  Dale Carr-Harrls - 20 years a  trial lawyer with five years  medical school before law. 0- ���  869-4922 (Vancouver). Experienced in head injury and .  other major claims. Percent-  age fees available.   one call  does it all ' li.lr'     **   WPTT  ***.  ���  4  *       *  *<���                    '        ,'  >v  *  H��7"v ''I -'7'"   fV"'.'/7.V';-'77?''7-.v'7>."   "   -.  by Ten Dawe  This section of Earls Cove  end of Sunshine Coast Highway  is being re-surfaced by Columbia Bitulithic Ltd. using a  radical new Japanese paving  machine.  Brian Warhust of Columbia  Bitulithic told the Coast News  that this is. the first of its kind  ever used in British Columbia.  The heater scarification  method uses the combination of  three separate machines that  melt, rip up, re-mix, and  replace, all in one process, reusing the original material.  The first two machines using  $1500 of propane a day heat up  the pavement. The 'paving'  machine then rips up approximately two inches of the top ,  layer,  re-mixing in chemicals  Gardening notes  by Marguerite  The bright colours of summer  will be beginning to fade, giving  way to. the mellow hues of fall.  Temperatures are about to  change and the much needed  rain for gardens is a day or two  away.  If you have fruit trees, or  evergreen trees or shrubs, they  are most likely showing signs of  stress, and Brian Minter suggests that you get the hose and  soak the ground well for them  to recover from the drought we  have just had.  HELPFUL REMINDERS  Leave runner bean roots in  the ground for valuable  nitrogen.  New fall lawns can still be  planted until around the 10th of  October. Sweep up or rake  leaves for mulching or compost  heap.  Clean the greenhouse in  preparation for tender plants to  survive. Plant flower annuals  outdoors now while the ground  is still warm, candytuft, clarkia,  phlox, pinks, snapdragons,  stocks and verbena.  Keep summer alive by gently  lifting fibrous-rooted begonias  with a decent sized root ball.  Water the soil well first, pot  them into a container that is  slightly larger than the roots.  Cut back the flowering shoots  and water well. They will start  producing new flowers in a matter of weeks.  Gibsons Garden Club  members are getting ready for  their annual fall plant sale next  week and volunteers will be giving Pioneer Park its spring bulb  planting, along with winter pan-  sies.  Sechelt Garden Club holds its  meeting in St. Hilda's Hall, on  October 7 at 7:30 pm. Mr.  Barry Willoughby will be the  speaker. The subject will be  'Wintering Over'. Old and new  members welcome.  Struthers addresses Business Women  by Donnie Wright  The Gibsons Business and  Professional Women's Club  held their monthly dinner  meeting on Thursday, October  1 at Pronto's Restaurant.  The guest speaker was April  Struthers, Community Services  Assistant for Capilano College  in Sechelt. April gave an informal talk on the many programs  available and services provided  by Capilano College which are  of benefit particularly to  women on the Sunshine Coast.  Her talk was followed by a  question and answer period and  discussion which was both interesting and informative.  Landing merchants  The Gibsons Landing Merchants Association will elect officers at their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 7, at the Harbour Cafe. The meeting starts at 7:30 pm.  CAN YOU INVEST  IN THE OILS SAFELY?  for ideas and advice:  GORDON ROSS  661-2332 Collect  P.O. Box 1068,  Vancouver, B.C.  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It is definitely not a  boom for truckers but may well  be the new wave in highway re- \  surfacing if these machines prove cost effective.  During the business of the  meeting it was decided by the  general membership that Mondays would be better for monthly dinner meetings, therefore  the next meeting will be held on  November 2, and all business  and professional women are invited to attend. New members  are always welcome. Interested  persons can call Club President  Georgina Crosby for further information.  Before the meeting was adjourned it was announced that  the B.C. Regional Meeting will  be held on October 25 at the  Casa Martinez, from 10:30 am  to 3:30 pm when the guest  speaker will be RCMP Constable Sharon Woodburn. It  promises to be most interesting  and anyone wishing to attend  should call Muriel Haynes prior  to October 16.  The meeting adjourned shortly before 10 pm and an enjoyable time was had by all.  ^  by Paddy Wales  Editor's Note: While Paddy and  Keith Wales are motoring to  Newfoundland and back, Paddy is sending back her impressions of towns along the way.  Rocky Mountain House isn't  in the Rockies, but on a rise at  the edge of the prairie with the  mountains pale in the distance.  The Alberta air smells good  here, perfumed by clover and  brilliant golden poplars.  The town (locally called  ��� "Rocky") is named for a fur  trading post first built on the  North Saskatchewan River in  1799. On its' site now stands a  national historic park.  The highways leading into  Rocky are dotted with fast-food  joints and franchises, but  downtown on 50th Street are  Alpine Drugs, the Lux Theatre,  the rather ragged Mountview  Hotel, and Henry's Western  Wear - 'Saddlery, Work Clothes  & Shoe Repair'. A baby-blue  water tower tops the town.  There seems to be more pickups than cars.  This week's editorial in The  Mountaineer is in support of the  courageous efforts of O'Chiese  band Chief Theresa Strawberry  in tackling alcoholism personally and within her community.  A big event here is the raising  of a new Kingdom Hall by the  quick build method. Volunteer  carpenters and builders from  neighbouring communities are  working round the clock,  refreshed with meals cooked in  makeshift kitchens under plastic  roofs. An adjacent field is packed with dozens of RV's. They  plan to finish the new hall in  three days!  Rocky's homes include older  bungalows, newer split levels on  orderly streets, at least five  mobile home parks, and at the  western edge of town overlooking the river and with a view of  the foothills, fancy new homes  with double garages.  \ Oil and gas refineries ai^he^i  biggest employers, but Rocky  also services the farming communities and is a base for hunting and other foothills expeditions.  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