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 To protest only  SCRD backs off  on minibus  True to the spirit of Sechelt Celebration Day! See page 6 for more photos.  For and against  School board hears tax views  from school district taxpayers  ���Penny Fuller photo  "I feel I am in a hostile environment," stated Mr. VHD  Vaughan to the Sunshine Coast  Board of Schbdl^Trustees at  their regular meeting last Tuesday evening. He made this statement after several delegations  spoke in support of the recent  controversial School Board  Budget. "The delegations here  are stacked," he said.  Mr. Vaughan continued,  "You people in this room have  the power to tax me directly.  This has to be wrong if you  have control of 65 per cent of  my property taxes which have  gone up 52 per cent. Did you  realize the total impact?"  7 "We are responsible for an  11 per cent increase," stated  trustee Judy Wilson.  "Have you considered zero  base budgeting as we do in industry?" asked Mr. Vaughan.  7 "No," replied Board Chairman Maureen Clayton, "We  don't do things that way."  Mr. Vaughan was not alone.  As well as five other letters of  protest a Mr. Knaus and a Mr.  Monte Marler expressed verbal  dissent. Mr.. Marlerasked for a  comparison 'of hoiv Lmaxty  students were graduating this  year compared to 1981. He was  also concerned that the board  has to borrow monies from time  to time that cost interest.  Secretary-Treasurer . Roy  Mills explained the difference  between capital costs and operational costs. He stated that the  philosophy in budgeting for  capital costs, or expenditures  that are long term assets such as  buildings, was that it is not fair  to the taxpayer to pay them off  immediately. An immediate  payout would result in a high  rate of taxation for a short  period of time and the people  who paid for it would be dead  and gone long before its use was  realized. The people following  would get a free ride at the expense of those before. The only  alternative is to stretch out the  payments to match the life of  this  the asset.   Unfortunately  results in interest.  Operating costs, howeveg,:  sometimes earn interest. T_ev!  taxes are collected by the  government in one lump sum  and are distributed to the board  in 12 equal installments. During  the summer and the first few  months of fall, they are ahead  and when in the black the  money earns interest and is used  to reduce local taxes/  The Town of Gibsons also  sent a letter of protest to the  school board. "It may surprise  the board to be informed," the  letter states, "that many who  have telephoned their protests  to our employees, regard it as  an exercise in futility to protest  their tax increase to the school  board. You are not considered  by these people to be open to  their protests or suggestions.  We obviously must be so  regarded, since we are being  bombarded by protests."  Trustee Dave Mewhort at  tempted to put forth the motion  "That over the next four weeks  the board continue to meet in an  4 effort to make significant and  real cuts in the 1987/8$ budget  so that this district can cany a  major surplus into the 1988/89  fiscal period to avoid further  massive tax increases." He  could not find a seconder.  In commenting on this, Mr.  Marler stated, "Because of the  way the board received the motion from Trustee Mewhort, we  must have legislation brought in  from Victoria to have a proper  referendum."  In support of the school  board, the Sunshine Coast  Teachers Association submitted  a brief. In it they charge that  one of the reasons for the property tax increase is the removal  of the non-residential, industrial  tax base. They say not only has  non-residential assessment been  removed to general revenue, but  the school tax on this assessment  has been cut by 8.3 per cent.  Please turn to page 8  The threat to withdraw from  the function which funds the  minibus was withdrawn at the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) meeting held  on Thursday, June 25, with the  directors agreeing only to write  a letter to the appropriate  ministry protesting strongly the  lack of support and 'broken  promises'.  At a meeting of the Transportation Committee of the  SCRD held on June 18, the  SCRD had passed a recommendation which said in part:  "Unless B.C. Transit is able to  fulfil its obligations as implied  in the Transportation Study by  the provision of an additional  vehicle for the Sunshine Coast,  then the regional district will  consider withdrawing from its  operating agreement with B.C.  Transit."  Only Alderman Joyce Kolibas of Sechelt and Director  Gordon   Wilson   of  Area  A  voted against the recommendation at the time.  "This has nothing to do with  diminishing the service," said  Chairman Jim Gumey at the  June 25 meeting.  Gurney had been the mover  of the motion which threatened  to withdraw from the function.  "It has everything to do with  increasing the service after six  years. We must make our displeasure known."  Present at the meeting on  June 25 was newly-elected president of the Community Services  Society, David Short who contented himself with pointing out  to the regional directors that if  they had complaints about the  way minibus drivers were performing their duties the proper  course of action would be to  direct those complaints to  himself since the drivers operate  under an extremely strict set of  guidelines.  Canada Day-  Wednesday, July 1, Canada Day, plan to participate in the  Elphinstone Super Sleuth and Fitness Buff Challenge. Begins  at Elphinstone High School at 11 am. You will need a bicycle,  and your keen mind to follow the clues to the finish line. To  register call John at, 886-3365 or Marcie at 886-8232.  Later that same day at 1 pm in Dougal Park, the Canada  Day Culture Fest will again be held featuring folk dancing to  the music of Emerald, a demonstration by the White Tower  Society, and Children's Theatre.  Declare your Heritage by coming to the park in your native  dress. Prizes will be offered for those with interesting  costumes.  Environment Act  good first step  Carole Rubin, director, B.C.  Coalition for Alternatives to  Pesticides was in Ottawa for the  tabling of the new Environmental Protection Act (EPA) as part  of a Canada-wide environmental  caucus.  In a telephone conversation  with the Coast News, Rubin  said last week: "We feel that  this is a good first step but it  misses the mark of comprehensive environmental legislation.  "Some improvements have  been incorporated as a result of  public consultation of which we  were a part throughout the  winter and spring but basically  we feel that the act does not give  strong enough federal rule in  implementing national standards for the protection of the  environment.  "Also not included is the environmental bill of rights promised in March by the Honourable Mr. McMillan which  would give the public the right  to a clean and healthy environment and the right to go to  court to protect it.  "There have been some improvements including the  recognition of the need for the  protection of the environment  for its own sake and removal of  some ministerial discretion  which will commit the minister to  act on behalf of the environment.  On Nelson Island  Hatchery to generate  Its own hydro power  The   Honourable  Masse,   Minister   of  Mines and Resources  ;; today opened a  ���purpose  facility  both fresh  power   to  Marcel  Energy,  (EMR),  unique dual-  that supplies  water and electric  the   Tidal   Rush  Salmon Hatchery, operated by  Pacific Aquafoods Ltd. of Vancouver on the Sechelt Peninsula.  Under its Enerdemo program, EMR has funded 15 per  cent of the capital cost of the  electric generating facility at the  hatchery, plus monitoring and  technology transfer costs, for a  total of $30,000.  "The Tidal Rush project  utilizes the potential energy  from the site's fresh water supply to generate electricity," said  Masse.'"The technology could  be applied in many remote industrial developments using  substantial water supplies at  medium to high heads. Capturing the energy of falling water  could provide all or part of such  a project's electricity requirements."  The Tidal Rush hatchery requires up to 200 litres per se  cond of fresh water, mainly for  the tanks in which the smolt  (young salmon) are raised. The  water is taken from Lena Lake,  66 metres above the level of the  site, and brought 700 metres by  250 to 300 millimetre diameter  pipe to the powerhouse, where a  cross-flow turbine-generator  provides electricity for a 20 kW  heating load and five to eight  kW of lighting for buildings at  the hatchery.  The hatchery's capacity could  be increased by adding a second  water supply pipe of equal size,  to improve reliability of the  water supply and increase maximum generating capacity to 75  kW. The turbine-generator has  been sized to provide this additional power.  With increased electricity  supply, the owner would have  the option of using electrical  heating to increase water  temperature in the fish tanks,  enhancing incubation and  growth rates to the smolt stage.  This maximizes salt water survival and adaptability, and promotes economic viability of the  hatchery operation.  Elphinstone graduates step into the adult world with the theme 'The Best is Yet to Come'.  ���Ken Collins photo 2.  Coast News, June 29,1987  Inexcusable  It was with somewhat graceless haste that Gibsons  Council moved to deflect any taxpayers' resentment to the  school board but surely even they did not foresee a communication going from their office to the school board offices which was as churlish and ill-natured as that penned  on their behalf by Secretary-Treasurer Lorraine Goddard.  We invite council members to read the letter if they have  not already done so.  Were Mrs. Goddard writing as an aggrieved taxpayer  the tone of the letter would have been strong, but as a  public servant whose work brings her in daily contact with  the difficulties of budget making and the shifting  economic times, the tone becomes inexcusable.  When the provincial government began shifting school  taxes onto the local property owner some years ago it must  have been with just such a diffusion of taxpayer wrath in  mind. It is not to the credit of Gibsons Council nor its administrator that the tactic should be so successful with  elected officials who should be expected to have some  understanding of what is going on.  Inappropriate  That was a lovely parade on a gorgeous day in Sechelt  last Saturday.  One can only hope however that the idea of trooping  out the heavy machinery from the municipal works yard is  not one which will catch on. It seemed entirely inappropriate.  5 YEARS AGO  The Sechelt Indian Band Act is due to be released to  the public this week. First presented to the Human  Rights Commission on October 29, 1981, the Act is an  attempt to free the Sechelt Band from the strictures of  the Indian Act. The Band is asking for the right to local  government.  Two residents of the Gibsons area have been awarded a $10,000 Explorations grant by the Canada Council,  to document, research and photograph the life and work  of renowned Sunshine Coast sculptor, Dudley Carter.  Four children, whose life experience lies in the conflict of Northern Ireland, are visiting host families on the  Sunshine Coast for the summer, under the auspices of  the Sarah Hughes Society. Their impressions of  Canada? The weather is sunnier, the accents hard to  understand, there are very few brick houses and a lot  more big trucks and flashy cars.  St. Mary's hospital receives its first ultrasound  machine.  The  Sunshine   Coast   chapter  of  the   Registered  Nurses  Association    is    concerned   about   possible  reductions in the quantity and quality of health services, due to the government's restraint program.  10 YEARS AGO  "After four years of hard work I'm very happy. I think it  is a historic occasion," said Gibsons Mayor Lary  Labonte after agreement in principle was reached to tie  Gibsons into the regional water system.  Seventeen year old Chris Milner of Madeira Park will  be the stroke for the Shawinigan Lake rowing team at  Henley Regatta this year.  Ian Hamilton, a blind player, wins his way through to  the finals of a Cedars Inn chess tournament.  20 YEARS AGO  Final respects were paid in the Harvey Funeral  Chapel in Gibsons to Sven Gisvold. Sven Gisvold had a  gallant career fighting against the Nazis in the Second  World War as saboteur and commando. Included  among his escapades was his escape from Nazi imprisonment in a stolen patrol boat pursued by the German navy across the North Sea.  30 YEARS AGO  Davis Bay Elementary School is opened by A. Funnell,  chairman of the school board.  Executives of Pender Harbour Board of Trade complain about rowdiness following a Friday night dance.  Celebrants took to the water after the affair in boats  yelling and cursing and indulging in dangerous twisting  and turning of small craft at high speed. Activities  lasted throughout the night.  40 YEARS AGO  Edward Green, storekeeper at Secret Cove, was  charged with shooting at Vern Backman, fisherman.  The shooting took place after an argument between  Green and his wife in which Backman was not involved.  Green apparently thought his wife had taken refuge on  Backman's boat.  Sechelt Inlet cruises, first organized by James E.  Parker, are proving very popular  The building boom continues apace in Gibsons Landing.  The Sunshine  PUBLISHED BY  Glassford Press Limited  Editorial        Penny Fuller     Ken Collins  Advertising  Fran Burnside  Linda Dixon  John Gilbert  Production  Jan Schuks  Saya Woods  Bonnie McHeffey  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is a co-operative locally owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by Glassford Press  Ltd., Box 460 Gibsons BC 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 $40  lffiffiS1l$SI8i%lSI  The announcement that the  Town of Gibsons was getting a  grant from the provincial government to study restructuring  roughly coincided with the first  anniversary of the restructuring  of the Village of Sechelt into the  sprawling Distict Municipality  and perhaps makes this a good  time for some thoughts on localr  government as it is now and as it  could become.  The announcement led to the^  predictable outcry from AreasE v |:  and F, Director Shaske of Area  F vowing a petition to fight incorporation before the results of  any study are in and former  Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) chairman Dave  Hunter fingering the town planner of Gibsons as the villain of  the piece. Is the SCRD the only  body to be allowed to commission studies?  Meanwhile at an Open House  to discuss waste management at  which members of the public  were just about outnumbered  by SCRD personnel, Chairman  Jim Gurney announces grandly  that this less than grand occasion is the last chance for public  input and the future of the  Coast is determined for the next  20 years.  Meanwhile Larry Jardine of  the SCRD, an administrator  who seems more energized  when making political  statements than he ever does administering, is quickly on record  with the news that Gibsons  residents had a 27 per cent  higher tax increase than  residents of the adjacent rural  areas.  And so the old battle lines are  drawn.  Let's look at some facts that  may colour some of the predictable hard positions already  taken.  Jardine and his tax news first:  one would not expect the administrator of the SCRD to  make it plain without prompting that the SCRD tax increases  this year came about while that  body was serving 25 per cent  fewer people due to the Sechelt  expansion and a like amount of  territory seceded to the district  municipality. The SCRD has  dealt with the Sechelt restructuring simply by pretending that  nothing happened.  That open house; a device  picked up from the B.C. Hydro  Cheekye-Dunsmuir hearings to  deflect public opinion: If your  neighbour is knowledgeable and  has a shrewd question you don't  get to hear because he's there at  a different time than you. It's so  much easier to manage than a  public meeting.  Compare this approach to  gathering public input and  disseminating information with  the elaborate dance the SCRD  went though on the matter of  supplying water and avoiding  undue interest charges. Could it  be they felt on surer ground  there?  Chairman Gurney announces  sternly   that   problem   septic  For sake  of argument  tanks will be monitored and  must be pumped out. Does that  mean hiring a Septic Tank  Pump Out Enforcement Officer?  To allow for the continuation  of septic tanks for 20 years the  niinimum lot size goes to half an  acre from a quarter. This  acknowledges that a quarter of  an acre is inadequate. But from  Langdale to Gibsons there is a  steady line of quarter acre lots ,  ��� on rock with septic tanks and'  they are polluting the bay.  (It will no doubt be said again  that the pollution is caused by  doggy do which is washed  downhill past the blameless septic tanks.)  To the defiant folks along the  waterfront may I note that the  day may come when the hard-  pressed taxpayers of Gibsons  become tired of pollution taking  place adjacent to their major  swimming beach and have a  council, enlist the aid of senior  governments to improve the  situation, long before the expiry  of Chairman Jim's 20 years.  The waterfront from the  Chekwelp Reserve to Langdale,  may then find itself footing the  bill for a sewer connection on a  specified area basis while its  former associates in Area F are  unaffected and regard their difficulties with the same callous  indifference being shown the  Town of Gibsons today.  A rational realignment will  come despite the best efforts of  the SCRD to protect its power  and privilege.  To me it seems that Gibsons  and Sechelt should be district  municipalities, Gibsons boundary being the ferry terminal  along Reed Road to Payne and  Pratt Roads, hooking up to the  sewage system. The balance of  Area E could be added to Area  D to establish a gfeenbelt between the ditrict municipalities.  Halfmoon Bay could be added  to Area A as a northern  greenbelt. The two district  municipalities and the two rural  areas could then sit down and  rationalize the use and the  revenues from the pulp mill and  the industrial land in the Port  Mellon area.  It is a proposal that could be  discussed rationally if we were  reasonable people but the staff  and directors of the SCRD will  go a far, fast and, as the open  house shows us, a devious  distance to prevent it being rationally discussed.  It seems an easy place this, to  whip up hatred and fear and  Gurney, Shaske, McGillivray  and Jardine will do just that to  keep the status quo which they  so enjoy.  As a footnote: if the approach suggested above or  something like it is not taken,  then larger changes may come  as impositions without greenbelt  provisions of any kind.  The Lifting of the Mist  All the long day the vapours played  At blindfold in the city streets,  Their elfin fingers caught and stayed  The sunbeams, as they wound their sheets  Into a filmy barricade  'Twixt earth and where the sunlight beats.  A vagrant band of mischiefs these,  With wings of grey and of web gown;  They live along the edge of seas,  And creeping out on foot of down,  They chase and frolic, frisk and tease  At blind man's buff with all the town.  And when at eventide the sun  Breaks with a glory through their grey,  The vapour-fairies, one by one,  Outspread their wings and float away  In clouds of colouring, that run  Wine-like along the rim of day.  Athwart the beauty and the breast  Of purpling airs they twirl and twist,  Then float away to some far rest,  Leaving the skies all colour-kiss't ���  A glorious and a golden West  That greets the Lifting of the Mist.  Pauline Johnson  removal  odyssey '-���  by Nancy MacLarty  Anyone who has written a'"'  cheque to the Government of;'  Canada will be familiar with '  'The   Receiver   General   of.  Canada'. We also know that a;'*  person who knowingly accepts  stolen property is, under the^  law, termed a 'receiver of stolen"'  goods'. There are all sorts of-'  receivers out there, but one in';  particular,   attached   to   the':  Canadian Coast Guard in Vic-U  toria, has the dubious honour,.  of   the   title   'Receiver   of.  Wrecks'.  No, the Receiver of Wrecks is 7,  not someone who takes in peo-7'  pie who have been through the.,]  emotional or physical mill, nor';'  does he, despite his title, take in ^  old automobiles. His job is to,7  receive marine wrecks if they:7  are deemed to be a hazard,.!  under  the  Navigable  Waters"  Protection Act. The catch is,  few wrecks are in this category.;  I  had  the  opportunity to'  speak  to  Mr.   Larry   Slaght,.  otherwise   known   as   the"  Receiver of Wrecks, because of  a sunken barge that lies on the"  bottom of Porpoise Bay in front,  of my home and about 50 yards'  off shore. It is unsightly at loW-  tide and could present a hazard  to small boats because of two'  large posts that stick up from it,"  but do not quite break the water  at high tide.  Mr. Slaght, a thoroughly  pleasant man, told me that there'  was not much he could do'  about removing it. He told me'  that people are forever sinking*  old barges and boats in B.C.  waters because it is easier and  cheaper for them to get rid of  old vessels this way instead of  having them towed away to  wherever old vessels get towed  to. Apparently, he knows of no  law against this, unless it impedes navigation. Then they can  remove it, but sue the owner for  removal charges...if they can  determine ownership.  Mr. Slaght related a case to'  me where a barge had been  deliberately sunk off White'  Rock a few years ago. It wals  washed by the tides onto White  Rock's beach and was, to say  the least, an eyesore for that  community. The Mayor of  White Rock tried every way he  could to have the Receiver of  Wrecks take it away, but it  wasn't a navigable hazard so he  couldn't do anything about it!  As all markings had been  removed before the barge was  sunk, ownership couldn't be  proved. In the end, it cost the  Town of White Rock $7000 to  have it disposed of.  Somehow, it just didn't seem  fair to me that innocent taxpayers have to bear the cost of  getting rid of someone else's  wreck.  So, I called the RCMP to inquire if they could stop or  charge a person caught in the  act of sinking a vessel. I was  told it depended on a number of  things. Apparently, if it were in  deep enough water then it's  alright. But if the boat sinker  was near shore or in shallows it  might be another story. The  constable did suggest however  that a good case might be made  for 'littering' under the Environmental Protection Act.  Not to be daunted, I then  called Environment Canada and  spoke.to a Mr. Hal Nelson. At  least...a note of concern! Mr.  Nelson told me that an application must be made for sinking  wrecks and that it may only be  granted if the sinking will not  become a problem to the environment either ecologically or  esthetically. Mr. Nelson seems  to think that my sunken barge is  a problem and will be visiting  the site in the near future to  make a determination as to its  status.  Now, wouldn't it be easier if  the Receiver of Wrecks, the  RCMP and Environment Canada could get together on these  things? After all, they're all  federal government.  Anyway, take note RCMP. A  person who deliberately sinks a  vessel must have a permit from  Environment Canada to do so.  and as for the Receiver of  Wrecks, your job could be  made much easier by referring  most calls to Environment  Canada. >  Just think...a little communication between government departments might have  saved the Town of White Rock  $7000 and most certainly would  have saved me a lot of long  distance telephone calls. Coast News, June 29,1987  A peeve on pets  Editor:  I assume you will print this  letter, so another person can  voice their opinion or Pet  Peeve.  My Pet Peeve is, people who  let their dogs run loose, to  quote: "for exercise".  Don't get me wrong, I love  animals, and they love me, but  to let a big dog run loose is inviting a tragedy for a small  child, or for that matter a small  animal.  We have cats, always did  have, and we had dogs too, but,  I built a good sized run, and  always 'exercised' my dogs on  my own property. Whenever I  took them out they were always  on a lead. As a child, dogs and  cats were part of our household,  but father always made sure our  dogs were under control. He  taught me what I know about  animals.  Some people in this town do  not know, or understand the  meaning of a 'controlled dog'.  One evening we were sitting and  watching TV when two big dogs  came rushing into our living  room. They came through the  back entrance, which just happened to be open at the time. I  guess the dogs were 'making  sport' of chasing cats. But to  have two big dogs come  crashing into your living room!  What is the limit one must  go?  Or the People who are letting  their dogs 'exercise' on the vacant lot behind us.  Fine, if they were on a lead or  'under control', but the dogs  jump over the creek and 'make  sport' of chasing cats or crapping on the grass.  I guess I'm just another voice  in the wilderness.  Gordon Montgomery  Grads lauded  Editor:  This is an open letter to the  Elphinstone Class of '87.  Graduation '87 is over now  but the good memories will last  a long, long time.  < And it's due to the Grads  themselves. This Elphinstone  Class of '87 showed just how  good our kids can be. From the  dance at the school, to the all-  night party, they had fun, they  behaved responsibly, they  treated the chaperones and each  other with respect and  politeness.  As a chaperon I had lots of  fun, and it became a pleasure  and not a chore to stay up all  night, to share the festivities and  the exhiliration of this impor  tant occasion.  Thanks must go to Celia  Fisher for her tireless efforts at  organizing the entire event, and  to Mary Belle and Will Buhner  who hosted the party.  As well, our gratitude and appreciation to all those parents  who thought it important to  share this 'once in a lifetime'  celebration with their kids, and  chaperone.  This is a fine group of young  people;   they've   shown  that,  with some trust  from both sides,  achieved. ?  Good luck to you all, and  thank you for being the way  you are. The best is yet to come.  Diana Zornes  and  a lot  respect  can be  No adventures  Editor:  . The Parent-Tot Summer  Adventures has regrettably been  cancelled for this summer. This  program is separate from the  fall/winter drop-in and is  therefore on a separate budget.  .. When the summer budget  was written it was our main objective to offer the lowest  registration fee possible, one  that would just cover costs.  ��� Although keeping fees low is  what we all want, we have  iearned (the hard way) that it  offers no flexibility or security  to the program.  '_ This year, because full  registration was not met, there  were insufficient funds to cover  the program's costs.  To the parents and children  who  registered  we  are  truly  sorry. They say good things are  worth waiting for so we'll be  back next year offering a summer full of adventures.  We would also like to thank  the following people who were  so receptive in helping us plan  our program:  Constable Soroken, Arne  Tveit-Petterson, Continuing  Education, Keith Baker, Carol  Rubin, Hobby House Day  Care, Alibi Wahoo Charters,  Tyee Airlines, Teddy Bear Day  Care, Linnadine's Shoes,  Wilson Creek Campground,  Chapman Creek Fish Hatchery,  Wilson Creek Hall, and Gibsons United Church Hall.  Have a great summer  everyone and we hope to see  you this fall.  Christine Espley  Karen Scott  Dixon explanation  Editor:  -. My friends are concerned  about me since I resigned from  the employ of the Sechelt Indian  Band Council as one of the  members of the provincial  negotiators for self-  government.  ,. My wife and I have gone  through a lot of unnecessary  '.mental stress and we have taken  .quite a bit of personal abuse  since the election of February  '28, 1987.  . Two wrongs never make  .[anything a right, and I am glad  to be able to enclose the follow-  ing text of a letter that I received  .on Thursday, June 18, 1987  .from the Sechelt Indian Band  /Council.  ,, "Subsequent to our letter to  you dated May 19, 1987, you  have asked us for a letter for  ��� your personnel records concerning the administration of this  ^Band during your Chieftainship.  T   "We are pleased to confirm  " that, during the period you were  .Chief,   as   with   all  previous  years, the Band had a clear  audit each year. In addition,  .during this period there was  never  any  allegation of impropriety made against you as  , Chief, or any of the Coun-  . dllors, or any Band advisor or  ., employee, that had any founda-  . tion in fact.  "We trust this letter will be  sufficient for your purposes,  and we wish you well in your  future endeavors." Signed by:  Chief Thomas Paul, Councillor  Lloyd Jeffries, Councillor  Lenora Joe, and Councillor  Warren Paull.  So, there; I resigned and I will  now move on to other obligations and take on other responsibilities.  I love the challenge of my  new job and I love the fact that  I am appreciated for what I can  do and contribute to others  across the province.  The expertise and knowledge  that I have gained in the past 14  years, Mr. Editor, I assure you I  will put to good use. I want us  all to succeed - but not through  maliciousness.  It took courage on the part of  the Chief and Council to write  this letter to me and I thank  them and also thank you for  publishing this letter.  Stan Dixon  More letters  on page 19  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  8��avlew Mark*!  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Cond.,  Good Running Order  Price M495  **********  1984 FORD ESCORT  Equipped with 4 Spd.,  4 Cyl., Diesel For Great  Fuel Economy  **************  1983 FORD ESCORT  Cyl., 5 Spd., 4-Door, Good Shape  Powertrain Warranty  *5329  ********* * :*j* * ** * *  1979 VOLKSWAGEN  CAMPER  4 Cyl., 4 Speed,  Good Mechanical Condition,  New Paint  * * *  1986 BRONCO II 4x4  2.9 Utre V6. E.F.I.  Automatic 0/0, Power  Steering, Power Brakes  1-Owner, Low Kms  1987 TAURUS 4-Door  2.5 E.F.I., 4 Cyl., Auto.  Light Brown, Cloth Seats  Demo  1987 FORD BRONCO II  V6, Automatic XLT,  Loaded, 2 Wheel Drive  Demo-Priced to Sell!  1985 LINCOLN TOWN CAR  4 Door Cartier Edition, V8, Automatic Overdrive,  Power Sun Roof, Keyless Entry, Power Seats, Power  Windows, Power Locks, Leather & Cloth Seats.  1-Owner  p\\_��*  MANY MORE  ,���������',/''L/,  '-��>, '" ���  whtetev  SUPER SALE  ^'7/'V  * *    f\ *  PRICES! c: 7  -   S, '���=���'  Priced to sell  *26,995  1985 TEMPO 4-Door  4 Cyl., Auto, Air. Cond.,  Cassette, Extended  Warranty  1981 FORD ESCORT SS  4 Cyl., 4-Speed,  Sunroof, Very Clean  33,000 kms  1979 T-BIRD  V8, Auto, White Vinyl Top,  Red Paint, Very Clean  1987 TOPAZ 4-Door LS  4 Cyl., Auto, Loaded  21,000 kms, Warranty  ************  1985 FORD F150 4x4  6 Cyl., 4-Speed  Canopy, 41,000 kms  1987 MERCURY  TRACER GS  4 Cyl., Auto.  Fantastic Stereo, Demo  BOB WILSON  Transmission  Mechanic  Summer  TUNE-UP  for  Automatic  TRANSMISSIONS  $67  93  Most Vehicles  Includes Parts & Labour  ��� Drain & refill  ��� Adjust bands & linkage  ��� Check throttle & pressure  ��� Adjust & drain converter  III E R C U R Y  *&  M 987 TRACER L  1987  Ranger  with $500 down payment  1987  3_9%  FINANCING  on selected Models  ���Provincial Sales Tax extra  WE WILL NOT  BE UNDERSOLD  NE>N 1986 from  F150  $  193  00*  per mo.  with $500 down payment  ^"Service Loaners for Life"*-  ' 750 25  on selected Models  MDL 5936  Wharf Rd.,  Sechelt  885-3281 4.  Coast News. June 29,1987  '���'. i  Peace curriculum recommended  by Ken Collins  The 69ers entertained last Tuesday at Bert Sherlock's birthday party where other over 80's were guests of  : honour. ���Km Collins photo  Sechelt Seniors  :   Over 80's in place of honour  by Larry Grafton  Tuesday, June 23 proved to  be another gala day for the  oldest of us oldsters. Some 40  odd over 80's had a place of  honour in the centre of the hall,  when Master of Ceremonies,  Len Herder, opened the tea  welcoming all members with  special emphasis on our over  80's.  Jean and Bert Sherlock provided home cooked goodies,  cooked by Jean herself and the  laden tables of food were still  amply stocked after all appetites  were whetted.  The 69ers provided the entertainment in two installments  while solos by Walter James,  Doug Third and George Cavalier were well received.  Jean provided prizes for the  oldest lady and gentleman, for  the newest member to attain 80  years, and a variety of draw  prizes for the honoured guests.  It was a great day which provided the opportunity for many  to shake the hand of old friends  and new, that are, in some cases  unable to attend during the  year. Congratulations, Jean and  Bert and a big Thank You on  behalf of Branch 69.  RETIREE Ul BENEFITS  I am in receipt of a communique on House of Commons stationery with regard to reimbursement of Unemploment Insurance benefits for all those  who were forced, or who had  little choice, in taking early  retirement with smaller pensions.  Bill C SO, tabled in the House  of Commons on April 1, 1987,  stipulates that it would reimburse Unemployment Insurance  payments that would have been  received under the old rules to  One Hour/Same Day  COLOUR FILM SERVICE  Pentax Super Focus  Swift Auto Focus in low light  $599��b  with 50 mm  lens  Tri ���Photo  ...your one hour photo store and more...  885-2882 SECHELT  AUTRY ��� LA. GEAR ��� AIR WALKER ���  500 Pairs  i  I  SHOES  must go!  ��� Prices slashed  ��� SAVINGS TO 50%  ��� Starting at *17*9  u  pa  _  _  _*�� ���#  ^ ST &  WALKING  SHOES  >x  &T  4T4?  TRAIL BAY SPORTS  L'-  7opi N SUNDAYS 1071    F RlQAYK nii. U PM-,  all early retirees who filed for  these benefits prior to January  5, 1986.  If any of our members are affected by this new bill, you  should pursue the matter individually. Good Luck!  SHOP EASY DRAW  Winners of the Shop Easy  Certificates at the last general  meeting were: Len Hewitt,  Frances Southwood and Rita  Stansfield. Winners who were  not in attendance at the meeting  were: Neil Chuckery, Al Fox  and Al de la Naye.  Marilyn Wigard won the  lucky draw for Bert Sherlock's  pie raffle.  The Peace Education Committee of the Sunshine Coast  Board of School Trustees has  released a report in which it  recommends a Peace Education  Curriculum be designed for  local schools.  The objectives as stated in the  report are to "deal with the  fears young people have about  the possibilities of a nuclear  holocaust in their future, to encourage positive changes in  behavioural patterns (such as a  reduction in playground violence) including self discipline  and acceptance for the responsibility for one's actions, to  develop critical thinking skills to  enable students to develop informed opinions on world  issues, and to allow students to  explore the global system and  problems of peace including  development, justice, and the  dignity of human life."  The report states the curriculum should include a history  of the peace movement and a  study of individuals who have  contributed to peace throughout the world.  It goes on to say, "The exploration of political systems  should begin with an understanding of Canadian political institutions and the methods by  which citizens can involve  themselves and influence decisions including legitimate  methods of protest such as letter  writing, petitions and peaceful  demonstrations.  "The curriculum should in  clude discussions of differences  and similarities amongst  political philosophies, cultures,  government and economic systems and structures throughout  the world.  "In providing a forum for  the discussion of the problems  in achieving a peaceful world,  the curriculum should focus on  attention on peace initiatives,  the Ifaited Nations, development in Third Worid Countries,  human rights and justice, the  causes of world poverty and  hunger, and the impact of the;  escalating arms race on poverty  and worid hunger and fee con--.  ; sequent impact on peace. -;>  Peace Education was also the  topic for a cable televisioii  education program which included an opportunity for the  public to express their views on  the desirability of a peace  education program. Despite the  opportunities for input the com?  mittee has not received a single  response to the idea of a peace  education curriculum." ?{  MORTGAGE UPDATE  Jun 26  6 mo.  tyr.  2yr.  3yr.  4yr.  Syr.  1st  9.25  9.75  10.25  10.75  11.00  11.25  2nd  11.00  11.50  12.00  13.00  V.R.M.  9.25  Professional Real Estate Service  Stan and Diane Anderson  (Off.) 885-3211 (Res.) 885-2385 Vancouver Toll Free: 684-8018  Anderson Realty Ltd., Sechelt  The Sunshine Coast's most complete  Sechelt    Scenario  Shorncliffe elections  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  Harris Cole was elected by  fellow directors to his fifth term  as president of Sechelt Intermediate Care Society.  The annual general meeting  of the society was held on Tuesday, June 23, in the recently  completed, conference' room.  The new addition of 700 sq. ft.  will serve as a board meeting  room, a place for the residents  for special events and many  other uses.  Shorncliffe, the facility that is  run by the Intermediate Care  Society, operated very successfully for the past few years  and this year was no exception.  Re-elected for three years was  Eric Rudland and Brian Bee-  cham, who also accepted the  post of treasurer. Elected for  three years was Bill McDermid  and, for one year, Frank  Lietner.  Peggy Connor, having served  three years, stepped down (she  does say no sometimes) and  Morgan Thompson was  defeated.  The remainder of the board  consists of Verity Purdy, Vice-  President; Ken Wells, Joyce  Kolibas, Roy Mansfield and  Ruth McGinnis, Government  Appointee.  Also among the 25 present  was auditor Doug Pothecary.  Once again Administrator  Howard Webster has a good  board to serve the needs of the  Society.  JUNGLE JIVE DANCE  The Student Council of  Chatelech Secondary School  held a Jungle Jive Dance contest  early in June and raised $290  for the Rick Hansen Fund.  HARRIS COLE  The annual meeting of  Greenecourt Housing Society  was held at Greenecourt Hall on  Wednesday, June 24.  Elected to office from the IS  present were: President Harris  Cole; Vice-President Tony  Dawkins; Directors Harry  Lomax, John Petula, Wayne  Turner, Lou Baldwin, Clem  Martel, Mike Shanks, Bernie la  Riviere and if this sounds like a  Lions Roster it does so for a  good reason.  The Lions members took  over the responsibility of looking after the units some years  ago and this has worked well for  all concerned. The Housing  Society is open to membership  from the public so if anyone  wishes to join contact one of the  above.  Ken McMillan is the man in  charge of admitting and can be  contacted at Greenecourt.  There are 37 units,  some  singles and a few doubles, all  presently   occupied   with   a  waiting list of 52.  NEW WEST LIONS  Visiting in New Westminster  I hit on a night my brother-in-  law Ralph Smart was attending  the annual banquet of the New  Westminster Lions Club. Attending the event, the first people I  saw were Bob and Curtis  Gilmore of Sechelt whose son  John was the retiring president.  Bob, himself a past president  of the same dub, was called  upon to introduce the guest  speaker,!  Glass Shop  will be  Closed All Day  Tuesday, June 30  for stock taking  We look forward to serving you again  Thursday, July 2  PHARMASAVE  SALE  Style Wise SUNGLASSES  up to $16.00 Retail  99  SALE  4  PATIO  CHAIRS  SALE  PABA TAN  SPF 2 - to SPF 21  AH at one price  SALE  3  79  6  98  Summer Toy Sale  SWIM POOL  5 ft. dia. x 12"  SALE  17  99  Enter your child's name   WIN  3   BIG  BIRD  FUN IN SUN SET  SALE  7  99  Sesame Street  BUBBLE BATH  500 ml Ernie or Big Bird  |. $2.79  SALE  1  89  Get it at the PHARMASAVE PRICE  Sunnycrest Mjali    $IBS^  Post Office  Utility BBBBs ��� ���������WUfWIWfi JUIH  Coast News, June 29,1987  5.  :< jNest Lewis stirs the imagination of her audience at the Gibsons Library. Storytime is held every Wednesday mornmg by community volunteers. ���Ken CoUins photo  Roberts    Creek  Creek history lesson  ���;   by Jeanie Parker, 885-2163  i Flo McSavaney is a good  r source of information about the  ."recent' history of Roberts  | Creek because she and Ron  I were so active in community af-  ! fairs for so many years. She explained the origin of the big  I rock in the park behind the post  j office which is now at the cor-  ; ner of the new addition to the  ; library.  * First of all, it's called a  \ 'plinth'. It was erected in 1966  * to commemorate the centennial  ��of the joining of Vancouver  I Island and the Mainland into  | one colony as well as the  j development of the land pur-  J chased   by   the   Community  * Association in 1958 into a park.  ; The original plaque from the  1 plinth soon went missing and  * when the post office/library  ] building was constructed in  11967 out of bingo funds, a pla-  * que was put inside the post of-  ifice to avoid vandalism. The  j; plinth had also been defaced  (looking very attractive with the  j siding up on the back. Inside it's  ivery spacious looking and twice  'the size of the old one. They  hope to be able to re-open this  Thursday, July 2.  The Elphinstone Chapter of  the Eastern Star is holding a  Summer Tea this Saturday, July  4. There'll be tea cup readings,  a pic walk, mystery parcels, attic treasures, and other goodies.  The tea is at the Masonic Hall  from 2 to 4 pm. Adults are  $1.50 and children 75 cents.  Everyone is invited to attend.  DAZE NUMBERS  Roberts Creek Daze is less  than three weeks away on July  17 and 18 so it's time to make  those final plans. Several people  have called asking who to contact about various things so here  they are again.  For the sound stage and  music, Kevin at 885-2972;  children's games, Sue at  885-2972; sports events, Debbie  at 886-3449; for booths, Randie  at 886-9324; Mr. Roberts  Creek, Inge or Allan at  886-7589; to help at the dance  after, Diana at 886-2087; the  parade, Dave at 885-2238.  For general information call  Dianne at 886-2469, evenings.  LOOKING GOOD  The addition to the Roberts  Creek Community Library is  vs\   <��r  the ^*u  ,   FINE DINING bv these.  Bonniebrook Lodge Rab-2HB~  feF  In the beauty & elegance  fine, custom crafted Jewelry  COME IN MONDAY, JULY 6  for: All Jewelry repairs  ��� Remakes - rings, earrings  ��� Remounts - precious & semi precious stones  European jewelry designer and goldsmith, Mr. Kurt  Stoiber, will be here all day Monday, July 6 to discuss  your personal needs in gold jewelry design. Mr. Stoiber  has 25 years experience in fine jewelry craftsmanship.  For �� fine selection of;  Cultured Pearls  Gems - Precious & semi-precious  Karat gold jewelry  Watches  Jewelry & watch repairs, appraisals  Quality custom made jewelry from  our gold & gems or yours.  Seiko, Lorus  Gifts & Gems  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  886-2023  ��v  '���*���'.  Gibsons  Swimming *'  Pool       _  C  Join Us  July Sth,  9:00 am  f This ad  __    sponsored by  Super Valu  MMML  SUNSHINE  COAST  TRIATHLON  SWIM .  X.  Register Now at Pool or B & D Sports $1000 fee includes  T-shirt per participant. Join as a team or an individual  START: Trout Lake FINISH: Gibsons Pool  shortly after it was put into  place so a clean up of the rock  after the library addition is  completed will be most  welcome.  CLEAN-UP  On Sunday, July 12, there'll  be a clean-up and potluck dinner starting at the Community  Hall at noon.  Bring your rakes, shovels and  wheelbarrows; a couple of pickup trucks would be appreciated  to carry off the debris.  We'll end at about 5 pm at  the mouth of the creek, where  we'll have a potluck dinner and  relax after our day's work.  Come out and make the  Creek sparkle for this year's  Roberts Creek Daze, July 17  and 18.  Davis Bay  News 8- Views  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  1's that time again, Story  Hour for Moms and Tots,  J Wilson Creek Reading Centre,  July 3 at 10:30 am. Bring your  pre-schoolers and have diem  read to by one of the volunteer  readers. Milk and cookies after  with tea and coffee for Mom.  THANK YOU  Congratulations Sechelt  Council for acting so swiftly to  take off most of the area marked 'commercial' along the Davis  Bay beachfront and Highway  101. Also thanks for cancelling  the hearing June 20, which  came upon most of us too  quickly.  WRITE! WRITE! WRITE!  Last time I looked at the  plan, Whitaker Road, seaside,  was 'commercial'. Sure hope  anyone having any objections to  that will check the plan at the  District Hall first then write  council.  If you do or do not want that  concession stand in the south  end of Davis Bay, let the Sunshine Coast Regional District  know how you feel, and fast.  Attend the meeting on the  Martinez Pub issue when the  date is set. Accompany your  'yes' or 'no' with a letter. Much  easier to keep track if it is in  writing.  SUE LENEVE  This talented lady made a  visit to the library on June 20,  doubly rewarding. We were not  only able to bask in her sunny  smile and good company but  could see and touch some of her  displayed knitted goods. Sue  will be back again.  CAMP GOOD TIMES  The two week summer camp  for children with cancer is at  Camp Olave (GM Guide campgrounds) beginning July 19.  There will be lots of doctors,  nurses and children to cook for  and volunteers are needed.  Hours are from 12 noon until  after the supper hour daily for  two weeks.  If you can cook, help a cook,  wash dishes even, please phone  Ron Seal 885-3684 or Betty Vetterii 88S-3316 and volunteer.  Don't let these children down.  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  FURNITURE  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2812  Family Pak - Shoulder Butt* Bone-In  PORK 1    QQ  STEAKS  *.��.39 ��,. I ���99  Lean -10 Ib. pkg. or More  GROUND  BEEF *��*.17 ib.  Gainer's - Regular or BBQ  BULK  WIENERS    0.2.18 ��.  New Zealand - Canada Fancy  GRANNY SMITH  APPLES      t.i.30 ,��.  Mexican Grown  MANGOES  1.89  .99  Pender Harbour - Hot House  TOMATOES ..2.09  Weston's Homemade Style  White or 60% Wholewheat  BREAD  Weston's Hot Dog or Hamburger  BUNS irs  Kraft Parkay ��� 1.36 kg  MARGARINE  MJB - 3 Varieties - 369 gm  ImuD ��� ��J rarrcriioa  COFFEE  * b09  ea. U WW  It. U 9 0  1.09  1.19  2.18  2.98  Kraft   1 L  MIRACLE WHIP  Kraft Squeeze - 455 mi  BBQ SAUCE  a   ���   ���   *  Van Camp ��� 3 Varieties ��� 398 ml 6.  Coast News, June 29,1987  -ss��  "*>k  �� -1  *i______ "  The sun shone and the streets  were crowded with people in  Sechelt last Saturday as the  district municipality marked its  first anniversary with a charming parade which kicked off the  day-long festivities.  Listed below are the award-  wininng parade entries:  Marching Band: 1st, Sechelt  Legion Colour Party and Pipe  Band; 2nd, Sunshine Coast  Twirlers.  Antique Vehicle: 1st, B.C.  Forest Service; 2nd, ICG Propane; 3rd, Coast News.  Commercial Float: 1st,  Roosendal Farms - ribbon plus  weekend for two at the Bella  Beach, donated by Bella Beach;  2nd, Shop Easy; 3rd, Bank of  Montreal.  Historic  Float:  Ship Society and Captain Vancouver; 2nd, S.C. Registered  Nurses; 3rd, District of Sechelt.  Community Organization:  1st S.C. Figure Skating Association; 2nd, St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary; 3rd, Gibsons Landing Theatre Project.  Comic Float: 1st, Trail Bay  Centre; 2nd, Gibsons Building  Supplies; 3rd, Sechelt Fashion  Stores.  Horses: 1st, Marshall Wells.  Best Costume - Child: 1st,  Kelly Power; 2nd, Brenda Hed-  don; 3rd, Shaun Power; 4th,  Kinderparty, Chelsea Lee  Robinson.  Best Costume - Adult: 1st,  Thrift Store; 2nd, Blackberries;  3rd, Trail Bay Sports.  4      ��M   **&  ^ *. * Coast News, June 29,1987  7.  ^f?!��&%*'iy???<1H,a^'^'^^  Larry Smith and Neil Olsen affix a sign to their new premises on Marine Drive, lower Gibsons, in  preparation for their grand opening next Saturday. ���Ken Collins photo  George    in    Gibsons  Storytime at the library  by George Cooper, 886-8520  dibsons Public Library, serv-  ing the town and neighbouring  areas, acknowledged at a special  Storytime last Wednesday, June  24  a gift of new Canadian  books for children that came by  way of a grant from the Vancouver Foundation.  .   The theme of the children's  ^Storytime last Wednesday was  Ithe Teddy Bear's Picnic which  jmeant 'bear' cookies and juice  *after the stories were heard.  >��5 Storyteller  Nest  Lewis  recounted the story of The Three  IjJears with teddy bears and a  l^jdico   doll  to   illustrate  the  ;jSjory's characters.  ||f "The calico doll is a copy of  ���$ie kind popular in Queen Vic-  stpria's day that I purchased in  |��he   Victoria   and   Albert  pMuseum shop," said Nest.  jf (Nest read a couple of the new  |bOoks to the nearly 30 children  ^assembled for the special story  ���'tflne. One of the books was  >Jfillian Jiggs by Phoebe Gilman.  ��� s\ The B.C. Library Association  Ufifhose  efforts  on  behalf of  rshialler libraries, had attracted  ^ the attention of the Vancouver  '"Foundation, supplied Gibsons  ,-With catalogues from which our  librarians could select the 100  titles the grant provided.  191  %.' Books published since 1980  "were selected, among them pic-  ; ture books, listen-to books, and  illustrated books for children  advanced enough to read by  themselves.  "Besides this generous gift  *dfrom the Vancouver Founda-  *��tion," .said .the librarians, "we  ?��l>ut   new   children's   books  -^bought from our own funds on  ��pthe shelves every week."  2g* Helping the volunteer staff  ** this summer is UBC student  Rosalyn   Lee   of   Gibsons,  .employed by the Challenge '87  :program.  WHO'S FOR THE KIDS?  The message is firm and  clear. Protest, everybody, but  don't take it out on the kids.  Frances Fleming (Coast  News, June 22) decries the  work-to-rule tactic our school  teachers have taken to oppose  the new legislation.  Although this legislation, so  abruptly thrust upon them, demeans schoolteachers, they do,  by their reaction to it, demean  themselves.  And where, Frances asks, are  the voices of all the others who  are party to the schooling of our  children?  One shudders to think of a  complete shutdown of schools  with pickets beating of those  desperate for a pay cheque, yet  with the help of the TV news  cameras such an action could  seize the attention of us all and  rub our noses in it, too.  By such a forthright step you  can make vividly clear the injustices done you. Those of us  on the sidelines may even be jarred into some response,, some  reaction.  A referendum, for instance,  for each annual budget might,  and underline might, draw us to  give attention to our most important of public works, the  schools.  BITS AND PIECES  In the Langdale Elementary  newsletter we learn that the Gibsons Garden Club is sponsoring  a sunflower growing contest for  children aged three to 12. It is  the Gibsons Garden Club, by  the way, that, as a labour of  love, plants and tends the  charming displays of flowers in  Pioneer Park.  The Mount Elphinstone  Order of the Eastern Star are  having a tea for all to attend on  July 4 from 2 to 4 pm in the  Masonic Hall in Roberts Creek.  Besides your tea you will find a  bake table, white elephant, pie  walk, mystery parcel, and you  can have your teacup read.  Adults $1.50; children 75 cents.  ELPHIE GRADS  An Elphinstone graduate,  Gary Maddern, has just completed his BCIT course in  Petroleum Engineering and is  now with an exploration team  doing geochemical assaying in  the Toodoggone area in northern B.C. Sister Dawn, also a  BCIT graduate, is in the  radiology department of the  Children's Hospital in Vancouver.  Murray Gant of Malaview  Road has graduated from UBC  with a major in physics. Murray  has applied for enrolment in  engineering in UBC, either  mechanical or geological. Murray, who was awarded the Canfor bursary in 1983 at  Elphinstone, is employed for  the stunmer at Port Mellon.  Denise Hart, who graduated  this year with a UBC Bachelor  of Science in Forestry, is  employed this summer with the  Parks Branch in Clearwater.  She loves the outdoors work,  her mothers says.  John Kison, who attended  Gibsons Elementary and Brant-  wood College in Vancouver  Island, has graduated from the  University of Washington in  civil engineering. At present  John is trying out for a place on  the Canadian rowing team in St.  Catherines, Ontario.  For the past two years Mike  Brandys of Langdale has been  attending UVic's new engineering program. In this program  Mike alternates school and  work with companies in some  field of electrical engineering.  Mike looks forward to working  in robotics or in computer  engineering. At present he is  employed for a work session of  his program with the engineering department at Canfor.  .fliW  It*  $t_taf.-J  Xovit  $eptic  Vlttt  just  Hospice established  ve\aWe  \Astt-  tf  OuvWQ  \ong  >we_  ,Kend-  Pump I*noVtf-.  Bonniebrook  Industries  886-706-  N.u_*__  (asK  tor  The Sunshine Coast Hospice  Association is established.  Hospice is a program designed  to give active compassionate  care to the terminally ill and  their families. It is offered at a  time when the disease no longer  responds to treatment aimed at  cure. It is offered in cooperation with existing community programs.  The goal of providing quality;  of life to the terminally ill is'  achieved through: 1. Symptom \  control services, especially painj  control; 2. Offering social,!  emotional and spiritual support;  a_e  aoc  2_E  se  az  3S  _  Gibsons Fire Department  REUNION  Gibsons Volunteer Fire Dept  is having a reunion  July 18th, 6 pm at Gibsons Legion  All past & present members invited.  Potluck Dinner followed by dance.  If you wish to attend Please Call:  Shirley Horner, 886-2915;  Kim Price, 886-2530 or  Wally Dempster, 886-7659.  ______  __3_  are  -oE-X-j  aoe  22-  . ���  to patients, family and friends;  3. Offering care whether the patient be at home or in hospital;  4. Offering bereavement support to family and friends.  The next step for the Sunshine Coast Hospice Association is to find a volunteer coordinator and to train a group  of volunteers who are able to  provide the support to the terminally ill and their family and  friends.  The training program will be  offered through Continuing  Education. The trainers are  Martha and Bob Scales of Half  moon Bay.  There will be an information  evening on September 9; the  first training session is  September 11. The program is  limited to 24 interested participants. For those wanting to  become hospice volunteers,  there will be a selection process  following the 20 hours of training.  For more information regarding the training, call Continuing Education at 886-8841. To  learn more about the position of  volunteer co-ordinator, call the  Volunteer Action Centre at  885-5881. For more information about the Sunshine Coast  Hospice Association call  Heather Myhill-Jones at  885-3633.  H^^i^i^pfg  A new influence  by Penny Fuller  Recent word has come that  another planet has been spotted  beyond Pluto. "Hah!" said one  sceptic friend, "That should  throw a monkey wrench into  the astrological works." Not a  chance. Astrologers are nothing  if not adaptable.  For centuries beyond counting, astrologers studied and  based their analyses on seven  heavenly bodies: Sun, Moon,  Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter  and Saturn. In 1781, Uranus  was located, followed by Neptune in 1846, and Pluto in 1930.  Each of these discoveries indicated major pivot points in  the world's evolution. Uranus  presaged an increase in revolutionary activity. Neptune seemed to indicate a spiritual  questing that involved the  breaking away and splintering  of major religious doctrines.  Pluto was discovered as the  world developed the capacity to  annihilate itself.  In 1977 a new astronomical  entity was indentified between  Saturn and Uranus. Named  Chiron after the Centaur immortal in Greek mythology, it  has been classified as a  planetoid. With a 400 mile  diameter, it's too big for an  asteroid and too small for a  planet.  Thanks to the age of computers, its orbits, past, present  and future, could be calculated  and published fairly quickly,  enabling astrologers to start  their studies. What does the  position of Chiron at the time  of a person's birth indicate  about their basic personality?  What happens when it travels  past a person's sun position?  Moon position?  In the myths, Chiron was the  son of Philyra and Chronos  (Saturn) when he was messing  around on his wife. Brother of  Zeus and Pluto, he was immortal.  He was a teacher and a  healer. Greece's greatest heroes  were said to have learned from  him: Achilles, Jason, Asclepios,  and Heracles to name a few.  Although the necessary skills of  war were taught, he was best  known for healing and astrology. In the end, he was accidentally wounded by  Heracles.  For some reason he was  unable to heal himself. Unable  to die because of his 'immortal'  status, he lived in suffering until  he decided to give up his life in  place of Prometheus.  In the 10 years since Chiron  was discovered, astrologers  have managed to put together  some correspondences between  its transits and life events of  humans. The planetoid, rather  than being a 'wounded healer'  like his namesake, appears to be  a 'wounding healer'.  It seems to precipitate incidences that initially hurt or  wound but result in some kind  of healing experience. For example: a woman's husband  leaves her after years of marriage; the extreme emotional  upset of the divorce causes her  to seek psychiatric help where,  for the first time in her life she  gets the help she needs in dealing with being sexually abused  as a child. In a nutshell, she suffers a wound but receives healing for a deeper hurt and comes  out of the whole situation  healthier than ever.  ��� At this time, Chiron is passing through the last third of the  Gemini constellation. Any major impact it has will be felt by  people born between June 12  and 22, December 13 and 22,  March 11 and 20, September 14  and 23. This goes on for about  one year.  Anyone born at these times,  who goes through an experience  that seems to fit, or not, I'd like  to hear about it.  HAWAII  [Christmas Space Now Available  1 FOR DETAILS CALL  l*"Qibsoits Ttav*l  [Sunnycrest Mall      886-9255  V  dockside*  OPEN Canada Day: July 1, 10 am -5 pm  ^i^^'t__^^f_;'-___i^'^  K-i^m- _H_' _m_  i��_lt^_7��_'*i_��___r''>  ���llMlHPfMIP 8  Coast News, June 29,1987  B  Just the way a family dance should be, the mid-Summer's Eve Family Dance sponsored by Pender Harbour School of Music was a barrel of toe-tapping fun for everyone! ���Joan Wilson photo  Pender People 'n'  Places  Tribute to teachers  by Joan Wilson, 883-9606  "No more pencils, no more  books..." is the refrain sung by  generations of school children  at the end of June, when the  classroom and books are left  behind for a long summer holiday. By the end of the second  week of July, the little ones are  playing school with their  friends, and the older ones are  complaining that "there's  nothing to do, Mum!"  June's Pender Persons are  the teachers at Madeira Park  Elementary and Pender Harbour Secondary, the people  with whom our children spend  so much of their days.  Teaching is a tough job, and  requires dedication, devotion  and many long hours of preparation and marking during  the evenings and on weekends.  Education is the best investment  for the future of our province,  and we want to thank our  teachers publicly for their work  for and with our children during  the past school year. We really  do appreciate you!  BEAR FACTS  A bear cub has been spotted  in the Middlepoint area this past  week. When baby bear is seen,  you can be certain that mama  bear is close by keeping a  motherly eye on her cub.  Remember that bears are wild  animals, and don't get between  mama and cub.  Garbage has unfortunately  become bear food, encouraging  the animals to roam near  houses, farms and the dump.  Bears are less frightened of  humans than ever, which makes  them even more dangerous.  LEGION NOTES  Branch 112 of the Royal  Canadian Legion has some  events coming up for your summer entertainment.  Bring those guests from the  city to the 'Beverage Garden' on  Sunday, July 5, 2 to 7 at the  Legion grounds. $2.50 cover  charge includes snacks. The  'Beverage Garden' will be held  also on August 2 and September  6.  MIDSUMMER'S DANCE  The   weather   didn't   co-  enthusiastic  Community  operate, but an  crowd filled the  Hall for the Midsummer's Eve  Family Dance and Potluck Supper sponsored by the Pender  Harbour School of Music last  weekend.  Emerald provided music and  dance, with the help of Katie  Angermeyer and her violin  students. Young and old clapped, tapped and danced the  evening away. We look forward  to another family event next  fall, too.  HELP NEEDED  Jack Heidema needs a young  person, 15 or older, at the Info  Centre, starting immediately.  Call him at 883-9973.  DON'T FORGET  The library is closed for moving, but will reopen July 2 in its  new premises at the old forestry  station. Come in and see the  helpful ladies in their new surroundings! The library will be  open Wednesday nights for  your convenience, too  Egmont News  Steve Alexander was appointed Park Superintendent  for the Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) on June 1 and  since then he's been busy.  In a report to the Parks Committee last week, Alexander  outlined the work he did in the  first two weeks and future work  which he plans.  Already he has mowed and  slashed an area around the  playground in Cliff Gilker Park  and removed "dangerous and  hazardous trees".  The boat ramp at Cooper's  Green has been cleared, a stump  removed, and a retaining log installed in the upper trailer parking lot.  At the cemetery, trees have  been cut down and removed,  rocks have been removed from  the lower half, and grass and  grave sites have been maintained.  In the future, Alexander  plans to remove the ladder logs  in Soames Park and replace  them with new trail paths. He  told the Coast News that the existing stepping logs were rotting  and unsafe.  At the meeting it was decided  to order 12 new picnic tables to  be put in parks around the Sunshine Coast and a hew four  wheel drive, all terrain vehicle to  use in work at the various parks  as well as in other SCRD functions.  School  taxes  Continued from page 1  They say, "The trustees of  School District 46 are in an  unenviable position. They are  faced with having to budget sufficiently to maintain quality of  education services and programs, and to maintain the  physical plants in the district,  with insufficient funding from  the provincial government. The  only recourse has been to increase the Supplementary  Residential Tax.  "The result is to focus the  funding burden on residential  taxpayers and an unrealistic cost  restraint program on the  board."  Yes, 'French Twist' Is back!  and English, if you please.  ��� 2 Locations ���  Dougall Park In Gibsons  and  Roberts Creek School  Where?  When? 4 Two-Week Sessions  Commencing July 6  Who? 4'/z - 6 year olds  2 days per week  6 VI - 11 year olds  3 days per week  Sponsored by: West Howe Sound Recreation Commission  Pre-reglstratlon required at Gibsons Town Hall - 1490 South Fletcher  Information: 886-2274  iinmiinuiiuuiii  HEY XllMM  Summer Recreation Program  July 6 - August 28, 1987  New group starting each week.  Please register one week in advance.  Ages: 6-12 years  8:30 am to 3:30 pm  Monday to Friday  Ages: 3 - 5 years  9 am to 12 noon  Mon., Tues., Wed  HiWng, Swimming, Games, Picnics, Films  Located at the Marine Room  (below Gibsons Library)  Call 886-2274 for registration  3 Sponsored by West Howe Sound Recreational Advisory-Committee  | with assistance from the Town of Gibsons and Challenge '87  ��l|PPP��ltllPPUPIHIIPUHPBRPniU|PIUUlPP��PPIIPURPPRHPIItBPPRII  Comings and goings  by Ann Cook, 883-9167  Well hello summer, how nice  to have you. Please feel  welcome to stay around for a  while, like until Labour Day.  Goodbye Bob and Mae Bathgate. It's been nice having you  folks live in Egmont with us.  Bob, ever minding the store,  : seven   days   a   week,   every  : month, year in and year out.  t Such good community people,  you will be missed.  Good luck, health and happiness wherever the winds of life  How you.  So  long,   not  goodbye to  . Chick, Harry and Shiny. These  are men who are better known  : by  our  children.   Shiny,  the  laughing man who has kept  ' Madeira Park school spotless  ��� and shiny for a generation or  -two and always had a happy  ^ word for kids and adults alike.  : Harry, who kept our little  : school in repair, plumbed the  : plumbing, was part of the tennis  : court happening and made sure  '.. the grass was cut for Egmont  - sports   day,   without   being  reminded.  ��� Chic, our ever faithful  ��� schoolbus driver, what can we  : say but thank you for getting  our children safely to and from  . school for so many years.  : Thank you and good luck.  Congratulations to Michelle  -Sheppard our lone grad from  Egmont this year. Michelle and  her family are the new people in  Egmont and have fit in so well it  seems like they have always  been here.  AREA A CLINIC NEWS  That's us, Egmont is Area A.  The Bargain Barn in Maderia  Park where some of us work is  in need of scissors for cutting  rags. Bags of rags are in great  demand, especially for greasy  niotor cleaning, but scissors and  people to work them are needed  for this job.  The Bargain Barn is open  every Thursday and Saturday  afternoon.  NEW ADDITION  The Fritz family of Earl's  Cove adds to the family. Roily,  Gloria and Rhonda flew to the  East Coast to celebrate and  welcome Peter's new wife into  the _umly.  BIRTHDAYS  Happy Cancer birthdays to  Toby Angus, Betty Silvey, Jennifer Thibideau the new teenager, Greg Howitt and his  cousin Sonja Jeffries, Elias  Campo Spence who is two years  old, Richard Jackson, Sandy  Vaughan, Peg Riley, Jed Yound  and his sister Ame.  Happy Leo birthdays to  Serene Walker who is now two  years old, her Aunt Jessica  Silvey, Kelly Barnes (Jordan's  Mom) and remember Bill  Thomas.  Happy anniversary Len and Betty Silvey, better known as  Russell's Dad and Mom.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Pacifica Pharmacy #��  Pender Harbour  "A Friendly People Place"  Alzhebners Support Group meeting Monday, June 29th, 1 pm at the Bethel Baptist  Church.  Pepsi-Wilson Minor Tennis Lssgue. Register now for classes from June 29 to July  16 in Gibsons (Linnadine's Shoes), & Sechelt (Trail Bay Sports). Pender Harbour  classes run July 13 to August 13. Information, 883-2854.  Elphinstone Super Sleuth & Rtness Buff Chaienge. You can compete for the  honour on Canada Day at the Elphinstone Museum VMystery Destination Bike  Rally. Starts at Elphinstone High School, July 1 at 11 am. Follow the clues to get  to the finish line. Lots of prizes. For kids and adults. See story inside for registration information.  Canada Day Culture Fest. July 1,1 pm at Dougal Park. Music by Emerald, Folk  Dancing, Birthday Cake, Refreshments, Demonstration by the White Tower Society, Children's Theatre, Declare your Heritage Costume Contest. See story inside  for details.  The Volunteer Action Centre is looking for someone with patience, good humour,  communication skills and a willingness to give of themselves to help co-ordinate  volunteers for the new Sunshine Coast Hospice Association. Further details  available from 885-5881.  ��  Sechelt Summer Fun '87 June 29 - August 28, Children aged 4-11 years. Phone  885-2454 for more information.  Non-Smokers AA Meetings Roberts Creek Elementary, every Wed. at 7:30 pm.  For information call Jimmy, 885-4760.  Volunteer Action Centre requires volunteer drivers for Gibsons area, to assist  seniors in getting to medical appointments. Mileage and expenses are reimbursed. Also required is someone with woodworking skills to assist/instruct in  building two wishing wells for an intermediate care home. Please call 885-5881 for  these and other volunteer opportunities.  EUROPEAN MACHINE VACATION  for any  ��� BERNINA ��� ELNA ��� HUSQVARNA ��� NECCHI or PFAFF SEWING MACHINE  Have your sewing machine completely cleaned   5Wk Q'  lubricated, reconditioned and adjusted all for just   *W 9  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  AC Building Supplies  Pender Harbour  "A Friendly People Place"  Follow the Crowd  ^i to the  &*  GARAGE SALE!  Halfmoon Bay Firehall  on  Sat., July 4, 9:30 psn  For pick up: Call Bill Ewan - 885-5676  ��� Ample Parking  - Friendly People  STORES OPEN LATE  - Loads of Bargains ���  dockside  pbar_i_acjy  FUN FOR ALL  So Come to Gibsons Landing and Enjoy the Fun  MARY'S  VARIETY  WEBBER  FAST PHOTO  31  W  Us  e:  hi  &  6  Sothois fr..  Advertisement  Coast News, June 29,1987  It could happen to you  Don't think that just because  today none of your family or  friends has a mental or physical  handicap that the plight of  disabled members of our community doesn't concern you.  Tomorrow, through an accident  of birth, disease, stroke or  physical mishap, you or yours  could need our help.  Handicaps occur most often  through difficult births, problems during pregnancy, prematurity or by brain damage at  a later date caused by a disease  like meningitis, a blow to the  head or road accident. It's not  something we like to think  about, but it happens.  "Be the best that you can be."  Those are the words of Rick  Hansen. Rick set goals for  himself and with help and determination was fortunate enough  to have achieved them.  The Sunshine Association  for the Handicapped. (SAH)  goals are very much the same  as Rick's. We believe that each  person is a valuable asset to the  community, no matter what  their handicap. But their potential must be developed.  11. Sunshine Coast disabled athletes, coaches and staff proudly paraded in opening ceremonies  \\ of the 17th Annual 'Operation Trackshoes', which took place in Victoria June 13 and 14.  [Local athletes compete  l June 13th and 14th were  ���Red Letter days for the clients  *of the Sunshine Association  Uor the Handicapped. That's  *when six disabled athletes  ^travelled to the University of  ^Victoria to represent the lower  ^Sunshine Coast at 'Operation  j Trackshoes'.  �� The six local athletes had  ptrained for weeks in order to  ?ready themselves for the meet.  ^Volunteer Coaches Pat Jur-  ��aschka and Shawn Bothwell instructed in the finer points of the  ^running long jump, 50 metre  |walk, ball throw, shot put,  |standing long jump, 50 metre  Sdash, and freestyle swimming  | events as well as a wide range of  pwheelchair sports.  Jl Chatelech high school  ji students designed and silk  ��'screened a logo for team  | T-shirts.  For most of the participants it  was a 'first time' experience at a  sports competition and the first  time away from home.  After the opening ceremonies  it was down to business for  athletes, and all members of our  team were awarded ribbons in  their events. Saturday night the  team attended a banquet and  dance. Other entertainment included a coffee house, sing-  along and Blue Grass Music  Hall.  Sunday meant more competition and then the long trip  back home. Team members  Gordon Rouse, Dimas Martins,  Bob Rutledge, Bob MacLarty,  Edward Kaufmann and Tracy  Scoular arrived back on the  ferry beribboned, tired but hap-  py-  Support staff Elizabeth Wilson  and   Herbert   Carson   join  Coaches Pat Juraschka and  Shawn Bothwell in thanking the  families, the business community and private individuals for  their encouragement and their  generous donations to make the  trip to 'Operation Trackshoes'  possible.  The Robinson family  Achievement Centre busy  The Sunshine Achievement  Centre is a sheltered workshop  for handicapped people, located on Industrial Way in Gibsons. As well as learning skills in  cooking, baking, laundry,  ^ budgeting, personal. safety and  hygiene, clients also work on  contracts from local business  and individuals.  Boom boards and boom  plugs for logging companies,  survey stakes for the Highways  i  ...FROM THE PRESIDm^NT.  Friends & Members of our Community  As President of the Sunshine Association  for the Handicapped, I would like to say a few  words about our Organization.  The purpose of our Association is to serve  the handicapped population of our Coast. Our  aim is to ensure that they are extended the  same rights, privileges.and opportunities that  the rest of us, for the most part, take for  granted. To meet this goal we require additional developmental, educational, legal,  social, recreational and health services to ensure that the handicapped, and especially the  mentally handicapped, meet their full potential.  We on the Coast are a small organization,  but we have a strong resource base and  through the provincial association for the handicapped (BCMHP) we can call on the  resources of any affiliated group in the province for help and assistance in solving our  local, or even individual, problems.  The Sunshine Association for the Handicapped is currently in the process of  developing several new life skills programs in  conjunction with the Ministry of Social Services  and Housing. These would teach vital independent living skills to our clients and are  aimed at integrating the handicapped into the  fabric of our society.  We enjoy the support and co-operation of  our members and constituents and receive the  same wholehearted support from every  representative of the three ministries that fund  our programs, namely Health, Education and  Social Services and Housing. We value their  trust and intend to do all we can to maintain it.  We ask now for your advice, care and concern and for your personal support by becoming a member of the Sunshine Association for  the Handicapped. I can assure you that you  will find it a rewarding experience.  Peter Bandi  President  Minibus needed!  As  things  stand  now,  the  ^Mini Bus is the only form of  republic  transportation  available  to elderly or disabled people  between Sechelt and Gibsons  and, even though they try, it  ^Cannot serve everyone in need.  ��� As a result,  many people in  wheelchairs   are   confined   to  their homes, unable to take part  in  community  or educational  activities.  The Mini Bus Service must  be supported and facilities expanded on our Coast so that as  many of our disabled population as possible are able to expand their horizons and reach  their full potential. At the same  time, expanded bus service  would be of great assistance to  the elderly and others in need of  transportation to and from  clinics and St. Mary's Hospital.  The Sunshine Association  for the Handicapped strongly  urges responsible citizens of the  Sunshine Coast to support the  Mini Bus and to lobby for an  expanded service. For more information on how you can help,  call 885-5881 during business  hours.  Department, flyer distribution  and envelope stuffing for local  merchants and associations are  just some of the jobs undertaken  by Achievement Centre  workers. A current kitchen program provides fresh muffins on  a daily basis. Cedar planters  made by clients and mushroom  manure for the garden are also  for sale.  Clients also share in social  activities such as movies,  dances and some travel. In the  spring  and  summer   months,  Upcoming  events  Parent-Teacher Partnerships seminars run July 6 to 10  at UBC campus. Topics include  Parent-Teacher joint planning,  individualized education programs, behaviour management  techniques. For information call  885-5473.  A General Meeting of the  Sunshine Association for the  Handicapped will take place on  Saturday, July 11 at 2 pm at  the Achievement Centre on Industrial Way, Gibsons. An  Open House will follow. Light  refreshments will be served.  The next edition of the SAH  Newsletter 'Sunshine News' will  be mailed to members in the fall.  Newsletters  Membership in the Sunshine  Association for the Handicapped automatically puts you on  the mailing list for the BCMHP  News (mailed quarterly) and the  Sunshine Association's 'Sunshine News' Fall, Winter and  Spring publication.  barbecues are popular and  throughout the year each  client's birthday is celebrated in  some way.  For a current list of goods and  services, or if you feel you could  give of your time as a volunteer  at the Centre, call Pat  Juraschka, the Achievement  Centre Supervisor, at 886-8004  any week day batween 9 and 4  pm.  The SAH tries to assist in  every way it can not only the  mentally handicapped but those  with physical disabilities as well.  We serve the whole of the Sunshine Coast, from Port Mellon  to Egmont. It's a big job and we  need your help.  To join the Sunshine  Association for the Handicapped, to donate your time...or  money, call us at 885-5473,  886-8004 or fill in and mail the  membership application at the  bottom of this page. Please help  us help those who can't always  help themselves. Thank you.  Helping  families  A chapter of the Family Support Institute has been formed  on the Sunshine Coast to help  families who live with children  who have mental and/or physical handicaps or who are  developmentally delayed.  The goals of the group are to  provide up to date information  on developmental disabilities; to  provide training and education  in areas that families feel they  need help in and to help families  connect with other families and  resources.  Opportunities for summer  camp, workshops on subjects  such as wills and estates, future  job opportunities and help with  the educational system are just  some of the items addressed at  meetings.  If you have a disabled child,  Reg or Mary Robinson would be  glad to hear from you to help  put you in touch with the supports available here on the  Coast. Call them at 886-2382.  L  On Listening  When I ask you to listen to me,  and you start by giving advice, you  have not done what I asked.  When I ask you to listen to me  and you begin to tell me why I  shouldn't feel that way, you are  trampling on my feelings.  When I ask you to listen to me  and you feel you have to do  something to solve my problem, you  have failed me, strange as it may seem.  Listenl All I ask is that you  listen, not talk or do...just  hear me.  When you do something for me  that I can and need to do for myself,  you contribute to my fear and  inadequacy.  And I can do for myself. I'm not  helpless. Maybe discouraged and  faltering, but not helpless.  But when you accept as simple fact  that I do feel what I feel, no matter  how irrational, then I can quit trying  to convince you and get about the business  of understanding what's behind this  irrational feeling. And when that's  clear, the answers are obvious and I  don't need advice.  New tax deductions  A major alteration has taken  ^.place in the Income Tax Act  'which may affect your  1986  return and/or future returns.  If you, or any dependant living at home, has one or more of  the following disabilities you are  entitled to the extra disability  Thank you  The Sunshine Association for the Handicapped thanks  the following businesses for making this page possible:  Peninsula Transport, Anderson Realty Ltd., Sunshine  GM, Coast Cablevision, Coast News, Master Marine,  Polar Circle Products, Fjord Design & Construction,  Brooks and Miller Floorcoverings, Trail Bay Sports, OK  Tire, Super Valu, Bernie's Shell Service Ltd.  deduction of $2860.  1. Vision - legally blind.  2. Mobility - confined to bed,  wheelchair or other device.  3. Communication - limited to  sign language or symbol boards,  etc.  4. Mental function - requires  day and night supervision due  to condition.  Even if you have sent in your  1986 return, you can amend it.  For further information call  Revenue Canada at  1-800-663-9033.  'Sunshine News is the newsletter published by the Sunshine Association for the Handicapped,  Box 1128, Gibsons, BC, 886-8004. Editor: Nancy MacLarty, 885-5473:  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  1  1  I  I  I  s  1  The Sunshine Association for the Handicapped  Box 1128, Gibsons, BC      886-8004/885-5473  MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION  Membership Fees: $5.00 Single, $8.00 Family  I am enclosing $ for my/our membership  NAME: (please print).  ADDRESS:    TELEPHONE: (home).  .(work).  1 am interested and wish to participate in the following:  .Membership Fund Raising  .Volunteer Driving  .Adult Support  .Vocational Help  .Newsletter  .Volunteer Friend  .Family Support  .Education  .Other (please specify)  I am willing to devote a few hours periodically by contributing my skill/ability  in the following area(s): 10.  Coast News, June 29,1987  > The official pictures had just been taken of the opening of Gibsons' new park at the corner of School  | Road and Highway 101, and already the first picnicker was enjoying his lunch! Parks and Recreation  ? Chairman Gerry Dixon (right), Works Superintendent Bob Marchand, Mayor Diane Strom and Alder-  | man Lillian Kunstler were also joined by Mrs. Amalia VuiUeumier, visiting from Switzerland.  } ���Fran Burnside photo  Meals on Wheels program  {makes June change  :��� Sunday, June 21, 1987 marks  J the first day of all Meals on  ; Wheels being delivered between  ; 4_uid 5:30 pm. In the Gibsons  > area, the days are Sundays,  ^-Tuesdays and Thursdays. In the  ���:?Sechelt/Halfmoon   Bay   area,  the days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  The meals are hot and  nutritious and are prepared at  St. Mary's Hospital. "There is  good flexibility in this  program," reports Sue Thomp-  Gteat Section  SHOR  (colours you won't believe)  open 7 days  a week  customer parking  4|      at rear  282 to**mm  son, the Meals on Wheels coordinator.  There is a nominal charge for  each meal. Customers receive a  monthly bill. Volunteers deliver  the meals and are able to spend  a few minutes with each person  along the way.  Meals on Wheels is one of the  programs offered by the Sunshine Coast Home Support  Society. The other programs are  Adult Day Care and Home  Support Services. This is a nonprofit society whose purpose is  to help persons live to their level  of independence in their own  environment.  Donations can be made to  Sunshine Coast Home Support  Society, Box 2420, Sechelt, VON  3A0. For more information  about Meals on Wheels, Adult  Day Care, or Home Support  Services, please phone  885-5144.  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Bills must be  shown if requested; 3) Maximum of four people per team;  4) Fly-bike must be built around  a bicycle; 5) Wing span -16 foot  maximum, bi or tri planes okay;  6) If a propellor is used, it must  be powered by foot power only;  7) Helmets, elbow pads, knee  pads, jock strap and life jackets  or life belts are mandatory; 8)  The runway is 400 feet long  from Gramma's Pub to the end  of the Government Wharf; 9)  Entrance fee is $20 per team;  10) AH entrants must participate  in the parade (costumes mandatory); 11) Entrants must be 19  years or older.  First prize, $500 and a  trophy; second prize, $250 and  a trophy; and third prize, $100  and a trophy.  Teams wishing to enter please  call Bill Alcock at 886-8693.  Fresh & Live Seafood  Open 11-11 Daily  886-2334  Gibsons Landing,  across from Dockside Pharmacy  o  455 Marine Drive     886-3812  Is Your  hot water tank  too small? or not  working at a//?  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Why not barbecue  turkey, turkey cacciatore, turkey salad - or one of the best of all for this  kind of weather, go Mexican and have:  TURKEY MOLE  2 tablespoons shortening  1 small turkey, cut in serving pieces  1 medium onion, chopped  2 cloves garlic  salt to taste  SAUCE  1 can chilies, deseeded & chopped  Vz cup ground almonds  V* cup chunky peanut butter  V2 teaspoon coriander  V* teaspoon aniseed  Va teaspoon ground cloves  2 teaspoons cinnamon  V2 cup chopped onion  2 cloves chopped garlic  1 tablespoon lard  2 cups chopped de-seeded, peeled tomatoes  V2 cup raisins  1 square unsweetened chocolate  2 tablespoons sesame seeds  1. Heat the shortening in a dutch oven. Saute the turkey pieces until  golden brown.  2. Add first lot of onion and garlic. Add salt and enough water to cover.  Bring to the boil and simmer for two hours or until turkey is tender.  Remove turkey pieces and set aside. Reserve stock.  "3. Place chilies, onions, garlic, tomatoes and raisins in a food processor or blender with a little of the stock and blend'til smooth.  4. Add almonds and peanut butter and blend.  5. Place in Dutch oven, add 2 cups of stock, and chocolate. Place on  low heat 'til chocolate has melted.  6. Add turkey and simmer for 20-30 minutes. Add more stock if sauce  becomes too thick.  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve with rice and a Mexican beer.  Ole!  NEST LEWIS  tfem by^ 12.  Coast News, June 29,1987  ___i_i������_���_��������i  An enthusiastic crowd turned out at the Arts Council Rummage  Sale ���Ken Collins photo  First seat sale  for theatre project  Morton Talent Agency of  Vancouver has purhased the  first seat for the Gibsons Landing Theatre!  A 'Seat Sale' is the latest  development in the on-going  fund-raising efforts of the Gibsons Landing Theatre Project  Society! When one purchases a  seat, a brass plaque will be plac-  r_s_  __��_____  an  _3_r  Quote of the Week  Man's distinction lieth not in ornaments or wealth, but rather in  virtuous behaviour and true  understanding.    BahaT Writings  -i -__-_-_ 11 _ V \ __ _-��  1  ed on the back of the seat  stating the name of the individual, organization, business  or group which has made a contribution of $250 towards the  theatre. The names will also be  inscribed on a wall plaque in the  theatre lobby.  Those who would like more  information on purchasing a  seat for the theater are asked to  contact Corby Coffin, Executive Director, Gibsons Landing Theatre Project Society,  886-8778 or Box 683, Gibsons,  BC VON 1V0. All contributions  to the theatre project are tax  deductible.  I  Driftwood Players  presents the  -THIRD ANNUAL- j  SUMMER PlAY PARADE |  JUtY 10 to AUGUST 2, 1987 !  i  8 pm - GIBSONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GYM j  Seascape with Sharks and Dancer is a fine new play !  by Don Nigro. An off-beat love story, full of poignancy and ���  humour, Starring Edward Price and Alison Kelly. !  (Not suitable for children; adult subject matter and coarse language) I  July 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14 and July 29, 30, 31, August 1 & 2 I  Talking With... by Jane Martin is an unusual play in eleven j  parts, each performed by a different actress. Staged simply, i  the play is both compelling and entertaining. i  July 16, 20, 23 & 28 j  Night of Three One-Act Plays j  Sam, written and performed by Gordon Wilson, is   a I  powerful play, which tells its story with humour as well as I  social and political comment. (Adult subject Matter)                         .   I  One Spring Morning by Cheryl Thiessen is a wry comedy I  with an unusual ending. Directed by Joe Austin, it tells the I  story of Ernest, and his vain attempts to get a little peace j  and quiet on his morning trip to the office. j  After Magritte by Tom Stoppard is a somewhat surrealist j  comedy   about   a   ballroom   dancing   duo   who   find j  themselves in a peculiar situation. Directed by Betty Keller. j  July 18, 19, 24 & 25 j  Wives' Tales, Nan Gregory and Melanie Ray, are profes- j  sional storytellers who have taken this ancient art and adapted j  it to contemporary times. I  July 17, 21, 26 & 27 I  Teens '87 is an added attraction for those who missed this |  sell-out variety show in Sechelt recently. Featuring local per- j  formers, the show includes dance, song, sketches and music. I  July 15 |  Sponsored by the Gibsons Landing theatre Project'  I  Caravan   Stage comes to Gibsons! This internationally J  renowned theatre troupe will present Leon Rooke's "The |  Good Baby" under their Cosmodrome at Dougall Park. The j  show combines drama, comedy and music in a unique way. i  SPECIAL BONUS - SALMON BARBECUE at 5 pm |  July 20 - watch the Caravan come through town with their j  Ciydesdales and painted wagons. |  July 21 - come to the park and watch the tent go up. J  ��� ALL EVENTS ���  (Except Caravan Stage)  Adults-$5.00  Under 12 -$3.50  CARAVAN STAGE  Advance:  Adults - $8.00 Under 12 - $3.50  At the Cosmodrome Door:  Adults $10.00       Under 12-$5.00  w^^S��&i&^l&S��i^  by Peter Tro wer  After Mike's funeral, I stayed  on in the apartment for a few  months. Then, my mother suggested that I move home, tum  Mike's old workshop into a  studio and do my writing there.  It made sense economically so I  took her up on it.  Cu Ching was, of course, still  there, having outlived his  master. He was a funny little  animal with a black patch over  one eye that gave him a vaguely  piratical look. Now Mike was  gone, Cu Ching began to make  small overtures towards me,  catching at my pant leg as I  passed him; jumping up on the  couch beside me. I treated him  rather cavalierly at first, pretending not to notice his obvious  attempt to make friends. Even  Mike's death could not abate all  the bad memories and Cu Ching  had been very much his pet.  But Cu Ching was not about  to be ignored. He sensed that I  was fond of cats and could be  won over. He kept up his little  campaign and gradually, he  broke down my foolish defenses. How could I blame an innocent animal for what a sick man  had done?  In short order, J became  honestly attached to Cu Ching.  He virtually lived in my studio,  watching me quizzically as I  laboured over poems and stories  Booking In  he could never read or even  faintly comprehend. As time  went on, Cu Ching began to  ameliorate my still none too  friendly feelings towards Mike.  He had actually left me a legacy  worth cherishing.  Unlike most cats, Cu Ching  enjoyed going for car rides.  Mike and my mother had been  in the habit of taking him along  on picnic jaunts to Ruby Lake,  a scenic resort some miles further up the coast. One Sunday,  my brother, Marty, was visiting  from the city and we decided to  take mum for a drive to see the  lake again. Cu Ching, as was his  custom, came along for the  ride.  At Ruby Lake, we let Cu  Ching out of the car to do a bit  of exploring, hunting or  whatever took his fancy. He immediately headed for the woods  and disappeared. "He always  comes back," said my mother.  But on this occasion, Cu  Ching must have strayed farther  afield than usual. When it came  time to head for home, the little  cat was nowhere to be found.  We called and scoured the  bushes to no avail. It was growing dark and finally we were  obliged to head back to Gibsons  without Cu Ching. "Poor little  thing. We should never have  brought him," my mother fretted.  Marty and I felt equally as  bad about it. The next day,  Dollarton idyll  by Montague Royal  Although novelist and poet  Malcolm Lowry spent his most  productive years in the Vancouver area, chiefly as a squatter on the Dollarton foreshore,  this important period of his life  has never been thoroughly  documented by previous biographers. Now, in her new book  Malcolm Lowry - Vancouver  Days, (Harbour), writer Sheryl  Salloum has remedied this oversight. Based on exhaustive,  research and exclusive inter- ?  views, the study sheds much  new light on this crucial phase  in the rocky career of the man  who wrote Under The Volcano.  Salloum's book opens with a  brief reprise of Lowry's life  prior to his move to Vancouver  in 1940. It deals with his affluent but unhappy upbringing;  his equally painful schooldays;  the voyage on a merchant ship  that resulted in his first novel  Ultramarine; his friendship with  older poet and mentor Conrad  Aiken; his disastrous first marriage to Jan Gabrial; his  drunken years in Mexico and  the meeting with his second  wife, Margerie Bonner. These  matters have been explored  quite thoroughly by other  writers and Ms Salloum merely  skims over them.  With Lowry firmly ensconced  in Vancouver, Salloum slows  down and begins to examine in  depth, the 14 years he was to  call the West Coast his home.  What emerges is a much fairer  and more human picture of a  man, too often dismissed as an  irresponsible drunk who just  happened  to   possess  genius.  Lowry displayed many qualities  that endeared him to those who  knew him best and it is to these  people that Salloum turns for  their recollections. She has  managed to track down and interview, a number of the  writer's friends and drinking  cronies who have not previously  had a chance to voice their opinions.  The book sparkles with  reminicences of a simpler time  when Lowry and his wife,  Margerie, lived in various  Dollarton shacks without^  benefit of running water or electricity, communing with nature,  various literary visitors and their  fellow beach dwellers. It was,  for Lowry, the happiest and  most creative period of his  brief, troubled life. Certainly  there were drinking bouts for  Lowry's alcoholism was as  much a part of him as his talent,  but there were also lengthy  stretches of sobriety when he  applied himself assiduously to  his craft. A fanatical perfectionist, he revised his work constantly.  Malcolm Lowry is glimpsed  through many eyes in this important and enlightening study.  Phil and Hilda Thomas, Earle  Birney, Gloria Onley, Al Purdy,  George Robertson and Curt  Lang are among those who contribute their impressions of the  unpredictable writer. Writer  Norman Newton offers a particularly trenchant portrait of  the complex Lowry in his West  Coast heyday.  Sheryl Solloum has produced  an excellent, much needed book  that fills in many gaps in the  legend of a remarkable writer.  Play Parade opens  on July 10th  Driftwood Players' Summer  Play Parade opens on July 10 in  the Gibsons Elementary School  Gym, transformed into a  theatre for the occasion.  To open the season, which  runs 23 days, is a fine new play,  Seascape with Sharks and  Dancer, by Don Nigro. This  three-act play has recently  received a great deal of attention bcause of its sell-out,  critically acclaimed production  at the renowned Ashland  Festival in Oregon.  The play is set in a beach  bungalow. The young man who  lives there has pulled a lost  young woman from the ocean.  This is an offbeat love story,  full of poignancy and humour.  Caution: not suitable for  children; adult subject matter  and coarse language.  The performers in Seascape  with Sharks and Dancer are  Alison Kelly and Edward Price,  both graduates of Vancouver's  Studio 58.  Tickets will be on sale this  week at many locations on the  Sunshine Coast, or may be purchased at the door. Performances start promptly at 8 pm.  Adults: $5.  Roberts Creek  LEGION  "The Little Legion"  Branch  219  DINNERS BY MAMIE  $3.00  Every Friday, 5-7 pm  Members & Guests Welcome  BINGO EVERY THURS  At R.C. Community Hall  7:15  Everyone Welcome  Kiwanis Clearance Sale  Sat., July 4/87  10 am  Opposite Trailer Park, turn  at Coastal Tire sign.  The late Bill Murray property.  Garden tools, equipment,  fertilizer, fencing, bricks/  greenhouse, shrubbery, etc.  without much hope, we drove  back to Ruby Lake. It was entirely possible that Cu Ching  had fallen victim to a raccoon.  But there he was, sitting beside  the road, mewing plaintively  and seemingly none the worse  for his adventure. I picked him  up and petted him and we headed gratefully for home.  Needless to say, my mother  was overjoyed to see Cu Ching.  "You bad cat," she chided him,  happily.  To be continued  .THE.  MASSAGE  THERAPY CLINIC  is pleased  to announce that  Jan Formby  RN, RMT  is joining the  practice located at  Cowrie & Inlet Ave.  OPEN MON - SAT,  9:30 - 4:00  Now Open Thurs. evg. 'til 9 pm  885-3685  Please Note: $5 user fee  not in effect until July 1/87  COAST BOTTLE DEPOT  ^j^Save $2.00 off each  (58^   case of Pic-A-Pop  Reg. $6.99 plus deposit   24 - 10 oz or 12-26 oz.  I      With Coupon $4.99 with deposit  j        Effective dates June 15-July 15/87  j        Store hours: 9-5 Mon - Sat  I L2S^^��_J^n_LrL_S!_i_J!_!fi_!!J[l����^SJES���Uf?i  SUNSHINE COAST  TOURS & CHARTERS  *58  H5  fir  Princ��*a Loulta Crulw*  Egmont ��� 10 am v s ���  Salmon Pithing Charter*  30 boats - Glb��on�� to PqwM fU*w  * 24 Hour Charter Hotline  (604) 886-8341  449 Marine Drive, Gibsons  (beside Dockside Pharmacy)  Opmn 7 Days a Weak  This Weekend's Special  .RACK OF LAMB  With all the trimmings  $995  DAILY  LUNCH  SPECIALS  PRONTO'S  SI I \K  CI//\  S.'\(,H  2 locations to serve you  Gibsons 886-8138 Sechelt 885-1919  COAST  NEWS Photo   Reprints  00  at the  Any published photo or your 5x7      $6  choice from the contact sheets      8 X 10      9����  THIS_WEEK-  A  It's summertime...and the living is easy  when you spend your hours at the Cedars  AND HAVE WE GOT A WEEK FOR YOU  ��� TUESDAY   A BASEBALL PARTY!  Hosted by our Cedars Pub womens fastball team  But you must be wearing your teams baseball uniform. It all  starts right after the games. It's going to be a ball.  Special Events ��� Door Prizes ��� Hot Dogs  w%mmmmnm��mmm*mmmmmmmmanwmmanwnamammamam  -THURSDAY-FRiDAY-SATURDAY.  ZJ<=M   & ZJauto  Great music...Great entertainers  Come and enjoy one of the countries most popular duos,  setting a new standard on the Sunshine Coast.  YES...IT'S THE CEDARS THIS WEEK FOR SURE Coast News, June 29,1987  13.  iiiiiiiisiii  ENDS was the theme at the graduation ceremonies held at Chatelech Secondary.      ���Ken Collins photo  f^hatelech graduation  delightful evening  i  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  CHATELECH  Wednesday, June 24 was  ^faduation night at Chatelech  aiid if you were not fortunate  anough to be there I suggest you  aim to the local Channel 11 on  jour television on Tuesday June  t It was a beautiful display of  |ur most valuable asset, our  fjouth. The students were proud  id poised the girls in gorgeous  resses and the young men mat-  ig them in style.  The rapport between Prin-  ��pal  Brian Butcher and the  Locals  jin summer  jart show  Following the exhibition of  the work of Vancouver artist/  3oet, bill bissett (sic), the Arts  Sentre in Sechelt turns the  gallery over to local artists for  the summer.  This year's annual Coast  Summer Invitational Show will  be in two parts.  The first, running from July  1 to 19, will feature new work  from 7 painters all of whom  jhave been enjoyed locally  Iiefore: Mark Evans' work  langes from the abstract to the  literal to political commentary.  % The always surprising Trudy  ��5mall fills the small gallery with  fTrashytional   Collages   in  rrashytional Frames'.  Don Hopkins presents five  ppstract pieces, two of which  " re   reliefs   made   from   cast  saper.  "A new direction" is how  Robert Jack describes this latest  series of oil paintings.  Britton Francis continues  ith his astonishing water-  colours in what viewers have  iescribed as "magic realism",  id Mildred and George  jDoubt's understated water-  scolours chronicle a recent trip to  gCannes.  p A reception to meet these ar-  ^tists and see this new show will  |be held at the Arts Centre on  Ijuly 4, 2 to 4 pm.  a The small space next to the  [jdffice at the Arts Centre has  >(tteen turned into a gallery of  ^children's art. Starting July 1,  me students of Alex and Susan  [^aggio will be displaying their  ^pjencil drawings.  ?< Please note the Arts Centre's  i^immer hours starting July 1,  ^Tuesday to Saturday, 10 to 4  $nd Sunday, 1 to 4.  _I  1     GIBSONS  LEGION  Branch #109  Fri., July 3  Sat., July 4  Encore  vmm/Mimw-^'-vwWM^^^  graduating class was delightful  to see, remembering that for  many of these students, he was  also their principal at the  elementary school in Sechelt.  Some of the things you will  see and hear; Ron Skei's introduction to the guest speaker  teacher, Clive Fox - when you  hear him speak you will realize.  his popularity with his class;  arid Lisa Vinal's introduction of  Valedictory address by Jacqueline Branca.  The personal comments  Brian Butcher made of where  each student is heading lent  warmth and interest as they accepted their Commencement  Folders from Superintendent  Art Holmes, aided by the president of the school boardy-Mrs.  Maureen Clayton.  Greetings were extended  from Trustee-President  Maureen Clayton, Mayor Bud  Koch of the District Municipality of Sechelt, and filling in for  Chief Tom Paul, Co-ordinator  Gertrude Pierre.  The pianist for opening and  closing was Mrs. Emma Butcher.  Over $13,000 worth of bursaries were presented by the 22  organizations, companies, colleges, etc.  What a wonderful night of  memories.  Good luck to each and  everyone of you.  The Arts Centre will present a  summer film series which will  include a small tribute to  Claude Jutra, the highly acclaimed Canadian director, who  died this year.  Mon Oncle Antoine is Jutra's  best known film outside Quebec  and details with great clarity,  life in a small Quebec mining  village before the days of  miners' unions. It won 15 international awards and remains an  example of just how good our  film industry can be.  This film will be showing at  the Arts Centre, Sechelt, Friday, July 3 at 8 pm. Adults  $3.50r Seniors and Students  $2.50.  Other up-coming films will  be:  Night at the Opera - the Marx  Brothers, July 17.  Whistle Down the Wind  -Alan Bates, Hayley Mills, July  31.  Channel  Eleven  TUESDAY, .TUNE 30  7:00 P.M.  Chatelech Grad Ceremonies  Full coverage of Chatelech's  Commencement   Ceremonies  taped in Sechelt on June 24.  THURSDAY, JULY 2  7:00 P.M.  Summer Play Parade  This programme takes a look  at some of the events planned  for this summer's Play Parade.  7:30 P.M.  Elphinstone Grad Ceremonies  Full coverage of the School  Leaving Ceremonies taped on  June 22 at Elphinstone Secondary.  ...West on Gower Point Road  'til you reach the sea  The Lodge  - six beautiful rooms  - ocean view & continental breakfast  The Dining Room  - fine dining, reasonable prices  Open 7 Days a Week  from 5:30 pm  The Campground  - RV & tent sites  -o -~     ������ -'-V.      - -  Reserve your rooms, table, or campsite now  886-2887   _  W,  lee tream  Ic^Xrcani  ream  '2 flavour  Sauces,  "SvnMV-Y  NEW HOURS  Mon. - Sat. Sunday  6 am - 9 pm        10 am - 9 pm  ,avoUrs  ��>  Daily  Luncheon  Specials  The- ���  Raven Cafe  Cowrie & Inlet, Sechelt      7 Days a Week  DREAM  MAfiMINE  Fri., July 3  LADIES  NITE..  Thursday.:"til 10 prh  Male Waiters  Door Prizes    Surprizes  TROJAN    July 02  Baseball Teams...  Come on Down  Rock Trivia  zjues. 9-11  Beat the Clock  Wed. 8-12  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  DINING GUIDE  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  ToMt oi  fte Cowl  One of the most enjoyable experiences the Coast has to offer is  dinner at the Bonniebrook Lodge. Tucked away by the side of the  sea, this lovely place offers a casual elegance which is conducive to  celebrating a special evening.  We arrived just before 8 pm. The heat of the day was beginning  to lift and a soothing breeze was blowing in off the water. Once inside we were seated by the pleasant hostess at a quiet table in a corner. The sun was just beginning to sink into the sea, waves lapped  at the shore, a gentle pink hue began to paint the sky.  We were delighted by the selection offered at the Bonniebrook.  My friend was torn between the special soup de jour, cream of  cauliflower, and the Caesar salad. Not being able to decide between  the two of them she opted instead for theproscuitto with melon. I  chose the house salad.  The proscuitto with melon was served most attractively and was  declared to be delightful. The house salad was just right, not too  much, not too little, crisp vegetables with a subtle creamy dressing.  The main course selections are varied. Pasta, chicken, fish and  steak are all offered. My friend chose the prawns sauteed wth  brandy. This delightful dish was accompanied by sculpted  cauliflower, carrots and rice. The prawns were gently nestled in a  shell and were plump, pink and tender. This dish was declared to be  excellent.  I chose the New York steak with prawns. I couldn't decide between fish and meat and so with this dish I could have the best of  both. The dish arrived piping hot. The steak was done to perfection  and the prawns were delectable. The same vegetables accompanied  this dish and once again the portions were just right.  As we enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere of the tastefully appointed surroundings, the owner, Bryan Rubin, could be seen  unobtrusively checking to see that each one of his guests was happy and well looked after. The service was excellent and the atmosphere most congenial.  For dessert my friend chose the Cointreau crepes, a subtle and  delightful marriage of flavour and texture. I opted for the Pears  Belle Helene, an exquisite offering. The hot chocolate sauce over  the combined flavours of whipped cream, ice cream and pears  sprinkled with slivered almonds lent just the right touch of divine  decadence. The meal was completed by generous cups of steaming  hot coffee. The perfect ending to a perfect meal.  After dinner we walked down to the water to enjoy the rest of the  sunset and reflected that dinner at the Bonniebrook is a really  special treat in a really special setting.  DRIVE W-TAKEOUT  Average meal prices  quoted  do not  include liquor  Chicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pizza, hamburgers, salads, BBQ half  chicken, BBQ ribs. All to go. Cowrie St.,  Sechelt -885-7414. Open 11 am - 9 pm,  Mon-Thur; 11 am -10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon  - 9 pm, Sun. Home delivery within 5 miles  of store after 4 p.m.  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 from 5:30 pm  everyday. 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.  Casa Martinez Restaurant - Lovely view and warm intimate atmosphere.  Dinner selections include pasta, seafood,  chicken and steaks. Sunday Chicken  Feast includes salad bar and choice of  desserts for only $7.50. Wednesday night  features Ribs & Chicken, $7.95. Average  dinner for two, $25. Sunshine Coast  Hwy., Davis Bay - 885-2911. Tuesday to  Sunday, 5 pm on. V. MC.  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve live Atlantic  lobster, rack of lamb, duck, crab, clams,  scallops, steaks, also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek  Road and Beach Avenue - 885-9321.  Open 6 pm -10 pm. Closed Mondays. V.  MC. 40 seats.  Garden Bay Restaurant- Part of  the Garden Bay Hotel, the Garden Bay  Restaurant has a fabulous waterside view  of Garden Bay and Pender Harbour.  Menu includes seafood, meat and poultry  entrees. Schnitzel, prime rib and fresh  seafood are the house specialties. Famous  for their generous portions, entrees come  with fresh bread, vegetables and rice or  potato. Average meal for two: $25. 68  seats. V., MC. Garden Bay, 883-9919.  Open from 5:30 pm daily.  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  885-7038. Olle's Cove, just north of  Secret Cove on Hwy. 101.  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Mariner's Restaurant- Hearty food  with a flair, specializing in fresh seafood.  Daily salad bar and homemade desserts.  Fully licensed, super harbour view. Great  hospitality. Average meal $10.95. Marine  Drive, lower Gibsons, across from  Dockside Pharmacy, 886-2334. Open 11  to 11 Tues. thru Sun., (Closed Mon.) 100  seats.  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 recorhmended. 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.  FAMILY DINING  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 $25-$30. Hwy 101,  Wilson Creek, 885-2933. Open 8 am - 9  pm daily. 40 seats inside, 30 seat patio.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Irvine's Landing Restaurant -  Dinner menu offers a variety of appetizers  and entrees featuring local produce and  fresh seafood in a relaxed setting with  ocean view. Average dinner for two, $30.  Open Tues. through Sun., Lunch 11-2,  dinner 6-9:30. Breakfast Sat. and Sun.  7-1 lam. Pender Harbour, 883-1145, MC,  V, Fully licensed.  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, and snacks  are available in the lounge until 1 am on  weekends. 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.  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.  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.  Garden Ray Pub- Beautiful view of  Garden Bay and Pender Harbour. Daily  pub lunches include sandwiches, burgers  and daily specials. Live entertainment  Wed. through Sun. evenings. 74 seats.  Garden Bay Hotel, Garden Bay,  883-2674. Open 7 days a week.  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 - is  open every day from 11 am to 11 pm.  Across from Molly's Reach ryjht on Gibsons Harbour. Open 10 am til 12:30 am;  Sundays 11 am - 12 midnight. 14.  *���  Coast News. June 29.1987     w, ���_JJ,!t���,l  t___tet ���'. ��___g^:?';:^_B_S_fc ������'__ra_Hrijt��nPwi' - ;"'"',".!;:'  <- ,������'4'" vte&n,' > *��;& A' -,* 'j!i''-' '</"-" % ''*'/' - '<-' / '',' ���<- ' _  s.,,,^, ,. ,,,,,T,.^^:3_-*g^^  aiii^fiiiiiWiiitiiiii'ffr '-""���/.,��_     " " ��" "  Members of Trail Bay Sports Senior Ladies' Fastball team came  home victorious from a tournament in Powell River last weekend  winning with a 5-0 record and MVP Ellen Thomas, shortstop.  Scene  MINOR BALL  by Ken Matthews  : Mosquito Division finished  league play on June 24. Elson  Glass came from behind in the  final inning of the final game to  edge Kinsmen 9-4. Omega and  the Mounties tied at 11.  Excellent pitching performances were turned in by Kevin  Penonzek of Kinsmen and Ryan  Dempster and Jesse Patquin of  Elson Glass.  My compliments to the  players, coaches, and umpires  on a good season of baseball.  FINAL STANDINGS 1987  WT  Elson Glass (.731)  Kinsmen (.654)  Gibsons Realty (.500)  Omega (.393)  Mounties (.182)  Complete tournament results  next week.  9 i  8 1  5 3  5 I  1  2  L P  3 19  4 17  5 13  8 11  8 4  GIRLS'SOFTBALL  by Lera Cleland  During the last week of play  before the tournament,  Shadows Below trounced Lions  Club 22-10.  TEAM STANDINGS  WL P  Shadows Below 9 2 18  Lions Club 7 4 14  Coca Cola 19 2  In the Senior Division, Gibsons Lanes defeated Roberts  Creek 23-20.  Tuesday, Gibsons Lanes beat  Ravens 22-17 with Vicky Turley  and Tanya Rezansoff earning  home runs.  Wednesday, Ravens defeated  Roberts Creek 1-0.  TEAM STANDINGS  WLT P  Gibsons Lanes 11 4 0 22  Roberts Creek 8 5 1 17  Ravens 3 12 0 6  The tournament is all day  Saturday starting at 10 am and  Sunday from noon at Brothers  Park.  The divisional trophies were  won by Shadows Below and  Gibsons Lanes. Congratulations to both teams!  SECHELT MINOR BALL  Sechelt Minor Softball concluded its season with a final  tournament last Saturday, June  13. The closest race was in the  mixed (8 to 11 years) division.  There were several well'played  games which were decided by  one run.  In the final it was a play-off  between the top two teams with  the Jets emerging the victors  over the Clinic Swat.  In the girls and boys (12 to 15  years) division it was a repeat of  the regular schedule with first  place Elphi Rec winning over a  surprising LA Queens team in  the girls play-off.  The boys' winners were  Swanson's Ready-Mix who had  dominated all season, although  Buccaneer Marina did give them  a few anxious innings.  T-ball teams enjoyed several  games, both Friday night and  Saturday morning with exhibitions of new found skills, confidence and excitement by all.  In keeping with, their apparent motto, 'Everybody's a  Winner', they all received  medallions for participation and  then a trip to the concession  stand for a free refreshment.  Thanks to all the coaches and  their assistants, scorekeepers,  umpires, parents and grandparents for their cheering and  support.  Thanks to Kitty and Bonnie  and all who helped at the concession and thank you to all the  sponsors.  FINE  DINING by the sea  Bonniebrook Lodge 886-2887  by Sam Walker  The Pender Harbour Golf  Club's first birthday celebration  was a great success.  A good turnout of club  members enjoyed a day of golf  followed by a social gathering.  A special thanks from the club  goes to Shop Easy in Sechelt  who donated a magnificent birthday cake which was enjoyed  by all and topped off the day.  Men's Day, June 20, saw 21  members out for low gross - low  net. Ted Debrundt was the winner with low gross. Tommy  Held took low net. Jack  McFarlane won the prize for the  most honest golfer.  The Men's Club could use a  few more golfers for their  Saturday morning events. All  male members of the club are  invited to come out and join in  the fun.  The Pender Harbour Seniors  had a record turnout on June  23. Twenty-nine players participated in a 'skins game'.  The   winners   were   Bruce  y celebra  Patrick, Ken Patterson, Norm  Keene and Dave Dakin each  with one skin. Closest to the  hole was won by Ken Patterson.  It was nice to see support from  the Sunshine Coast Golf and  Country Club.  Thanks go to Bill Sexton,  Walt McMillan, Bill Sutherland,. Tor Orre and Les Head.  The ladies' birthday bash on  June 25 was rated as a real fine  day.  The girls had a round of  'Harvey' with Verna Belland  and Helen Crabb tying for first  place and Moni Langham taking second.  Evelyn Tapio joined the birdie club on the sixth hole.  Following golf, the girls retired  to the clubhouse for lunch and  the exchange of gifts.  The Crown Forest tournament on June 26 was a real  sizzler. The sun shone down on  37 eager participants competing  for an impressive array of  prizes.  Randy Legge topped the day  taking low gross. Low net went  i  ' i  to Maurice Lowings. The most  honest golfer was declared to be  Mr. Amarai. Jim Wilson was  closest to the pin. The longest  drive on number five was Keng  Sim.  Following the golf the players  and guests enjoyed a roast beef  banquet tastefully prepared by  the ladies of the club.  The day's winners were  honoured with the presentation  of trophies.  And from the 19th hole.  Summer residents and visitors  to the Pender Harbour area are  reminded that golf times are  available and they are invited to  come out and enjoy a round of  golf.  TIDE TABLES  Toe., Jun 30  0255 10.6  0640 H.7  1345 3.7  2125   14.9  Wed.  0345  0730  1420  2150  Jull  10.1  11.2  4.6  14.8  Thurs. Jul 2  0425 9.4  0840 10.7  1455 5.8  2215   14.8  Fri. Jul 3  0515 8.4  0955 10.4  1545 7.1  2245   14.7  Sat. Jul 4  0600   7.3  1135   10.5  1625    8.5  2310   14.5  Sun. Jul 5  0640   5.9  1315   11.1  1730   10.0,  2340   14.4  Mob. Jul 6.  0725 4.4  1500       12.2  1900       11.2  Reference: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  For Skookumchuk Narrows add 1 hr. 45 min.,  plus 5 m\n. lor each ft. o< viae,  and 7 min. for each ft. of fall.  TIDELINE  BOAT MOVING LTD.  DORHN BOSCH  WHARF RD  SECHELT  SC Golf ��t Country Club  Thinking of Boat Moving?  GIVE US A CALL  by Bill McKinnon  It is a great commentary on  golfers, that when a group of  ardent players are competing  for the Senior Mens' Club  Championship, play ceases  while a young male deer  meanders across the course.  Speaking of 'deers', the Nine  and Eighteen Hole Ladies'  groups combined to participate  in a 'Beat the Champ Tournament'. Winners with their net  scores were as follows: Mardi  Scott 63, Louise Varco 64,  Wilma Sim 64, Marion Reeves  65, Glenna Salahub 66 and  Isabelle Rendleman net 66.  The Eighteen Hole Ladies'  group completed the second day  of play for the Marg Langdale  Eclectic Tournament which was  won by Leila Comrie with net  53 with Vera Munro runner up  with net 56.  LADIES' SOFTBALL  Monday night Gilligan's  forfeited a game to Gibsons Ball  Hawgs. The Gilligan's girls  couldn't field nine players but  the eight that did show up.  valiantly played five innings of  practice.  Tuesday night TBS got a  scare from Pender Harbour  trailing 11-2 in the second. They  came from behind to win the  game.  THe Ball Hawgs' winning  ways continued downing the  Eagles 12-9 in extra innings.  Cedars had a very close game  with Roberts Creek squeaking  out the win 5-4 in the top of the  seventh.  On Thursday night KenMac  travelled to Pender Harbour to  find out Pender couldn't field a  team so they played four innings of practice. Also Thursday  the Creek defeated Gilligan's  11-5. Cedars downed the  Eaglesl9-3 with the help of  Laura's home run.  LEAGUE STANDINGS  Cedars Pub 17 2  Ball Hawgs 15 4  Eagles 11 8  Roberts Greek 10 10  Gilligan's Pub 3 15  Pender Harbour 1 17  <"S_acktop DRIVEWAYS  Residential & Commercial  Guaranteed Quality Work at Competitive Prices  B.A. BLACKTOP  SERVING THE  LOWER MAINLAND  FOR 30 YEARS  &LOCATED  IN SECHELT  PHONE  885-5151  FOR FREE ESTIMATE  *i.ACKTOP  Box 1550  Sechelt, B.C.  In regular play, the Eighteen  Hole Ladies' group played a  low net round with the following results: First Flight; winner  Mardi Scott, 63; second Marion  Reves 65, third Isabelle  Rendleman net 66. Second  Flight; winner Wilma Sim net  64, second Rita Hincks 69, third  Pat Vaughan net 70. Third  Flight; winner Bernice Bader  net 69, second Judy Malnarick  72, third Leila Comrie 73.  The Nine Hole Ladies group  participated in a 'Low Net'  event won by Louise Varco, second Glenna Salahub and third  Marg Skelcher.  In Men's Wednesday Twilight Brian Leckie had low gross  and Grodon Scott was second.  Low net was turned in by  Wolfgang Reiche with Dick  Gaines recording second low  net. After play, the participants  enjoyed their bi-weekly barbe-  que.  The Monday Evening Mixed  Twilighters played an 'Alternate  Shot' round in teams of two.  Please turn to page 15  Fully Licenced and Insured  885-4141  ANNOUNCEMENT  Peter M. Gordon,  B.C. Land Surveyor  would like to announce  the opening of an office  at The Dock' in Sechelt  on July 2, 1987  PHONE 885-3286 BUSINESS  885-3247 RESIDENCE  THE SUNSHINE COAST  SLIPPER COMPANY  is pleased to celebrate our  2nd Anniversary  with the  GRAND OPENING -*  of our  NEW STORE  on Marine Drive  at the bus stop in lower Gibsons  Saturday, July 4th     10 am to 8 pm  Join ua for Fr��� Coffee, Doughnuts, Lemonade A Balloon*  A  Do your Christmas Shopping early and SAVE  UPT0 50��/c  7v<v'y<';>Y;>)  r ,vr ,vr'AV ,*>  O  on in-store specials!  TOP-QUALITY, MACHINE WASHABLE    _  ���       AUSTRALIAN MARINO LAMBSHHII      m  Men's & Ladies  Slippers  Reg. $44.95  *��lfr  SALS  *26w 20%  Little Lambs  Infant Socks     $_-��     **i��  Reg. $9.95 SMI   '"     S0%  Bracelets Seml-Pracious Stone & Gold Plate  Black Onyx, Rose Quartz, Malachite, Tiger Eye,  Jade, Rhodonite, iAfp  40%   uu^FS81  Turquoise.  Reg. $110.00  ENTER  YOUR  NAME  TO  WIN  THIS CUDDLY STUFFED LAMB!  THE SUNSHINE COAST SLIPPER COMPANY  885*7413 Factory store 886*4500 Coast News, June 29,1987  15.  % ���  ������ ,������,..i..p.,,1.11. ���_   |      |   t tl      ^m i   .-MiW-W^WM^MiMM^M^yKi-Mi-BWWMWM-y  The joint venture Small Business Centre at Capilano College was opened last week, with ribbon-cutting  Ijonours done by (from left) Barrie Wilbee (SCEDS), Dr. Douglas Jardine (Capilano College), Manager  jBob Mason, and Maurice Egan (EDC). ���Fran Bumside photo  feusiness Centre opens  3 Another step forward in the  jlevelopment of economic op-  jportunities for residents of the  Sunshine Coast was taken last  ^Friday with the official opening  *6f the Small Business Centre at  ^Capilano College.  *i A joint project of the Sun-  ?shine Coast Employment Development Society (SCEDS), the  'Sunshine Coast Economic  ^Development Commission  ;(EDQ and Capilano College,  Jthe Small Business Centre under  'Manager Bob Mason will provide free (for the time being)  ^counselling services for new and  fexisting businesses.  P Dr.   Douglas   K.   Jardine,  President of Capilano College,  congratulated the community  for "its imagination, initiative  and spirit in taking charge of its  own future", and expressed his  desire that the college do more  "out of the classroom" things  that relate directly to the community.  SCEDS Chairman Barrie  Wilbee gave credit to the joint  effort which had resulted in  "the stabilization and development of the Small Business Centre." The initial recognition of  the need for such a centre  resulted from an Economic  Strategy Development project  undertaken by SCEDS.  Noting that the provincial  government is providing considerable leadership in promoting small business, he added, "But I look to the three  local governments to provide  the strongest leadership.  Small Business Centre  manager Bob Mason will be at  Capilano College every Tuesday  and Thursday from 12:30 until  4:30 pm. Both appointments  and drop-ins are welcome. Appointments can be made for  other times, including evenings,  and he is most willing to meet at  a home or place of business.  Call him or Capilano College at  885-9310.  Fiberglass  Plexiglas  All Upholstery  Supplies  WW UPHOLSTERY &  BOAT TOPS  886-7310  -. : ���  *���%   C%  Trail Bay wins  m.  '/ri  TBS Senior Ladies' Fastball  Club travelled to Powell River  for a weekend tournament and  came away the champions with  ,-#_  Tv*'  *'"���"�����  m>  #  . _-_   __.    w'  ._P**r-    \   '__Il  To everything there is a season, and in a season  of sorrow all nature seems to grieve. Yet when friends  and family are with you, light will shine through the  darkness as the sun through the forest leaves.  Let us lead you to a time of peace.  You know us ... we know how to help.  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  D.A. DEVLIN  Director  886-9551  !   .  GOOD NEWS!  Renovations Near.ng Completion  Cedar Plaza  Shopping Centre  (Across from Sunnycrest Mall)  70 NEW GROUND  LEVEL STORES  only $350 P/M Gross  Offering 16 ft. of frontage, each 500 sq. ft. Ideal  for small retail store. Month to month rental or  lease. Also 2nd floor space at $3 per square foot  gross. This is a great opportunity to upgrade  your business and location.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL  Randy Thomson  office 736-3831 Res 931-5330  United Realty Ltd.  a 5-0 record. The local team  played winning ball through  some of the wettest weather imaginable.  Ellen Thomas, shortstop for  TBS, was the tournament  MVP .batting .725 PCT for  .five games. Marlene Longman  pitched all TBS's games and no  doubt was the MVP pitcher..  All the girls on the team  should be congratulated on  their efforts in winning the 16  team event: Wendy Allen, Bonnie Bennett, Sue Brown, Gwen  Carley, Terry Daniels, Joan  Fox, Jo-Anne Gallagher,  Marlene Longman, Doreen Mc-  Conachie, Ellen Thomas,  Laurie Tyson and Coach Kieth  ,,   Comeau.  Two other local teams were  entered in the tournament and  put on a good showing.The  Cedars team had a record of  2-1, KenMac was 1-2 but lost  both games, by one run. Saturday afternoon KenMac was  rained out leading 12-0 in the second inning.  Golf news  Continued from page 14  Winners were Faye Lewis and  Tom Milsted with 17 points, second Marg Arbuckle and Leon  Dorais with 16 and third  Adeline Clarke and Ed Dorey  with 16 points. Fewest putts  were recorded by Dawn  Bayford and Ernie Cupit.  During the past few weeks  two of our members have  recorded 'holes in one'. Debbie  Sneddon on number 17 and  Don Douglas on five.  The Greens Committee wish  to remind all players that, in  order to protect our well groomed grass tees, it is requested that  players tee up their ball on the  par three holes as well as the  other holes. Your co-operation  in this regard will be greatly appreciated.  Sechelt and Gibsons high  schools had their graduation  ceremonies last week with 54  students graduating from  Chatelech and 85 from  Elphinstone.  Elphinstone had its evening  Monday. The theme was 'The  Best is Yet to Come' and in  keeping with this, Principal  Dave Stignant stated in his address, "Teenage years are very  difficult years. Some say you  can't change the world. I don't  buy it. The most important  thing is that you become a  lifelong doer and learner.  You're right. The best is yet to  come. I welcome you folks into  the adult world."  Wednesday was the evening  for Chatelech. Their theme was  'Friends' and utilized a candlelit  procession to start the ceremonies. Mrs. Pierre brought  greetings from Chief Tom Paul  of the Sechelt Indian Band,  "Now you must spread your  wings and leave home. This will  be hard for you. You will no  longer have your parents to  wake you up."  Valedictorian Jacqueline  Branca said, "Friends is the  theme of our graduating class  and friends we'll always be. We  hope that government, business  and labour will one day work  out their problems. When the  going gets tough, the tough get  going and we readily accept the  challenge."  Both Chatelech and  Elphinstone graduation ceremonies were graced with the  presence of the respective  mayors and representatives of  the regional district, school  board, and the Ministry of  Education.  The following is the list of  students winning the Chatelech  Secondary bursaries and  scholarships:  Royal Canadian Legion Bursary, Gerry Regnerus; Canadian  Pulpworkers   Union   Bursary,  Darren   Redman;   Fireman's  Bursary, Ian Emery and Jennifer   Pike;   Sunshine   Coast  Business   and   Professional  Women's Club Bursary, Shar-  lena Francis; Ladies Auxiliary  to Legion Branch 140, Daryl  Summerfelt and Jeff FoxhaU;  Roberts   Creek   St.   Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary, Sherri Jen-  nens; Sunshine Coast Rebecca  Lodge,   Brian   Dybwad;   St.  Mary's Hospital Auxiliary Bursary,   Sherri   Jennens;   B.C.  Registered Nurses Association,  Maria Corazon Ramos; Sechelt  Indian   Band   Bursary   to   a  Native Student, Jessie August;  Sechelt Indian Band Bursary to  a Non-Native Student, Warren  Hanson; Medical Society Bursary, Jackie Branca; Capilano  College Tuition Fee  Scholarship, Bari Hadden; Chatelech  Hot Lunch Program Bursary,  Simon  Blackwell;  District of  Sechelt, Jackie Branca; Sechelt  Lions  Club,  Tara Hawyrluk  and Steven Bull; Chamber of  Commerce   Bursary,   Darren  Hamilton;   Sunshine   Coast  Credit Union, Lars Guignard;  Sunshine   Coast   General  Motors,   Darren   Hamilton;  Shop Easy Scholarship, Leah  Vandenberg;   Sunshine  Coast  Teachers Association Scholarship, Debbie Wilson and Tracy  Burns;   Trail  Bay  Merchants  Scholarship, Pax Webb; Erin  Kelly Memorial Bursary, Greg  Jaffray;   Governor   General's  Award, Pax Webb.  The Elphinstone Secondary  School bursary winners for 1987  are:  David Hill Memorial, Pat  McClocklin and Marlene  Lowden; Don Pearsall Memorial, Peter Beyser; Sunshine  Coast Credit Union, Tammy  McQueen; Canadian Forest  Products, Joel Charlebois and  Sean Tetzlaff; Roberts Creek  Branch to St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary, Charlotte Carlos;  Sunshine   Coast   Teachers  CALL YOUR MOVER FIRST!  before you call your real  estate agent and receive  CA$HBACK  ALLIED  The Careful Movers  If you are buying or selling your home and moving either locally or long  distance, call your local Allied Member first before you contact your real  estate agent to inquire about qualifying to receive CA$HBACK  LEN WRAY'S TRA1SFER LTD,  |Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  HWY.101.BIBSOMS ^StToowgT9    866 2664  Association, Stephen Christian,  Alan Jay and Gordon Fallis;  Sunshine Coast Kiwanis, Joel  Charlebois; Coast Cablevision,  Kathryn Hughes; Career Preparation Certificates, Karl  Messner and Kathryn Hughes;  Roland Kerbis, Monica Gillies;  Gordon Booth Memorial,  Leanne Dickinson; Mamie  Jamieson Memorial, Shannon  Bulmer; Muriel Neilsen  Memorial, Dawna Read; Alexander Znotin Memorial, Kirstin  Vandenberg, Royal Canadian  Legion Branch 219, Mark  Vankleek, Shannon Bulmer and  Cory Black; History of Roberts  Creek Community, Shad Light;  Inglis Memorial, Karen Wray;  Ron McSavenay Memorial,  Lisa Hubel and Marlene  Lowden; Sunshine Coast  Business and Professional  Women's Club, Tracy Rezan-  soff; Sunshine Coast Medical  Society, Charlotte Carlos;;:  Royal Canadian Legion Branch  109, 'Caroline Fisher and  Leilainia Larsen; Capilano College, Susannah Barrett; Allan  Karmazyn Memorial, Jay  Parnell; Governor General's  Award, Stephen Christian.  Garry'sCran���&Cat  886-7028  Sunshine Coast  PEST CONTROL LTD  Davis Road   Pendar Harbour. BC   V0N2H0  LOCALLY OPERATED  GOVERNMENT LICENSED  UNMARKED VEHICLES  For control of carpenter ants, rodents & other pests  NEW SERVICE: P��rim��t��r Treatment  Cuts down on the creepy  crawler invasion  For Confidential   ^^ .    ^  Advice & Estimates   883-2531  OUR'SPECIALTY ��� Prttreatnrnt of houses under construction!  ror coniroi'  _t>4'  ruction!    ^��       I  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15am  Sunday School 11:00 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone 886-2333  flfr *_ 3*  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  NEW TESTAMENT  CHURCH  5836 Wharf Ave., Sechelt  Home of New life Christian  Academy KDG to Gr. 12  Now Enrolling  Services Times        Sun., 10:30am  Midweek Wed., 7:30 pm  Youth Group Fri., 7:30 pm  Women's Prayer       Thurs., 10 am  Pastor Ivan Fox  885-4775 or 885-2672   3*3*0*   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  886-9482 or 886-7107  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  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   3*3*3*   THE SECHELT PARISH  of the ANGLICAN CHURCH  ST. HILDA'S (Sechelt)  8 am Holy Communion  9:30 am Family Service  ST. ANDREW'S (Madeira Park)  11:30 am  885-5019  -Jfl ��(e Si%���  j*t*m-  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  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  '3*3*-  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  P.O. Box 1514 Sechelt  SERVICES  Sunday Service &  Sunday School 11:45 am;  Wednesday 8 pm  in United Church Building  Davis Bay  886-7906   885-2506   -3*3*3* __  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL  ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  CHURCH  & ST. AIDAN'S  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Sunday School                    9:45 am  Parish Family Eucharist  Morning Worship             11:00 am  Combined service at  Prayer & Bible Study  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons 10 am  Wednesday, 7:30 pm  Church School 10 am  883-2374 & 883-9441  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek Rd.  Pastor Mike Klassen  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436  ���rt **��� **  CALVARY  THE CHURCH OF JESUS  BAPTIST CHURCH  CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY  SAINTS  711 Park Road, Gibsons  9:30 am          Family Bible School  Davis Bay Rd. - Wilson Creek  11:00 am             Worship Service  Davis Bay Community Hall  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Sacrament Service 9:00 am  Rev. Dale D. Peterson, Pastor  Sunday School 10:15 am  Arlys Peters, Minister of Music  Branch President T.W. Olfert  Church Office: 886-2611  885-4568  GIBSONS  COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us in Worship  SERVICE: Sunday 6:00 pm  Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049 16.
Coast News, June 29,1987
& Property
View lot, level, Vz acre, Velvet
Rd., $25,000, no agents. Phone
886-8861. #26
1 Vz acres landscaped, orchard &
timber, park-like setting, ready
for bulding that new home, adjoin, already subdivided Vz ac.
with 3 bdrm. rancher also avail.,
wood/elec. heat, 3 appl. inc.,
southern expos., makes this a
great starter or rev. home with
room to grow in W. Sechelt, close
to schools & village. Will sell as 1
unit or consider split sale, price
negotiable. 885-5597. #26
3 bdrm. bsmt. home, nice view,
2 large sundecks, close to all
amenities in lower Gibsons,
$79,900,886-8321. #27
Prime comm. ppty., contemp.
home, view, walking dist. to all
services, on 3 lots, 50x265 ea., 3
FP, 4 sets plumbing, S/C ste.
with $4000 annual rev.,
$138,000, by owner, no agents.
886-8375 or 886-8593.        #27
7 Homes
& Property
4 bdrm. view home, Gibsons,
near schools, shopping centre, 2
FP, wood stove, landscaped
yard, full bsmt. with 4th bdrm. &
bath, quiet area, assum. mortgage at 10%, $67,500, agts.
welcome. 886-3908. #27
Building lot - choice end of cul-
de-sac on Marion PI. off Veterans
Rd., ready to build on, $8850, try
offers. Peter Davidson 986-0096,
Western Realty 922-6166.    #27
39 acres in Pender Harbour, good
road access, estate sale, first
$29,000 takes it. For info., Ken,
886-2155. #27
1650 sq. ft. condo., 3 bdrm., 1 Vz
baths, dng. rm., lv. rm., lg..
sundeck w/fantastic view, lower
Gibs., priv. sale, $52,900,
assum. mort. at 10%. 886-8628.
Pender Hbr. area: 60 ft. low bank
tidal WF lot, Small Bay, $50,000.
885-5093. #26
5 acre prime WF & revenue property in Pender Harbour.
886-2796. #26
West Howe Sound Recreation
Commission wishes to announce
the birth of a Summer Fun Program for Kids - with a French
Twist. See ad in paper!        #26
Wray: Len & Bea Wray are pleased to announce the birth of their
40 yr. old son, Rick, who at 220
lbs. is balding nicely. #26
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at any of our convenient
Friendly People
Pacifica Pharmacy #2 883 2888
AC Building Supplies 8839551
B & J Store 885-9435
Books & Stuff
(Trail Bay Centre) 885-2625
The Coast News
(Cowrie Street) 885-3930
Peninsula Market 8859721
Wilson Creek
Campground 8855937
Seaview Market 8853400
B & D Sports
(Sunnycrest Mall) 886-4635
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(behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622
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with your classified at Pacifica Pharmacy #2, our "Frtaodly People Place" in
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Thank You
Focusing Country thanks on Suncoast Agencies for the window,
John Weyburg for the article.
Joka for the studio pictures, Mr.
Veideman for framing, June
(glass by) for poster, many
friends for support & encouragement, and mostly Anna for making it work. #27
Philip Gaulin!
Heartfelt thanks for driving
and for letting us use your
'Prize Winning' beautiful
1947 Dodge truck as our
float in the Sechelt Celebration Day Parade. Where
would we have been without
you?! You made our day!!
Many thanks,
Sunshine Coast Transition
House: a safe place for women
who are emotionally or physically
abused. Counselling and legal in-
fo., 24 hr. crisis line. 885-2944.
3 days & 2 nights, 6 meals ea.,
only $69.50/person, dbl. occ,
canoe & golf pkgs. too! Ruby
Lake Resort, 883-2269.       #26
885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954.
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 886-8774
or 886-9826.
Attention Teens
Al-Ateen   Can   Help.   Phone
886-7103. TFN
Phone us today about our
beautiful selection of personalized
wedding invitations, napkins,
matches, stationery, and more.
Jeannie's Gifts & Gems,
886-2023. TFN
For auditions for Halfmmoon Bay
Country Fair Talent Show call
Nikki Weber 885-7781, Tues. to
Sat., 10-4. #26
Homebaking for large parties or
functions, tarts, bars, squares,
cookies, muffins, etc. 885-9888.
10% off on carpet cleaning, effect, to July 15. Call now, Sunshine Carpet Care, 885-3253.#27
Ring of  Keys.  M.
One partial plate (teeth), at
Brother's Park, Sat., Jun. 20th.
885-5648. #26
Small grey leather bag with swim
suit, towel, and most important
(heirloom) purple unicorn T-shirt,
approx. 1 month ago at Sunnycrest Mall. 886-2512.       #26
Red RCMP cap with provincial
emblems, momento of special
Olympics for disabled, lost June
12, reward. 885-5473.        #26
6 yr. old lynx point Siamese, vie.
of Gower Pt. & Larsen. 886-3819
or 885-3885, Michael or Cindy.
2 keys on safety pin in long jump
sandbox at Elphinstone Secondary. Found June 24. Claim at
Coast News, Gibsons. #26
SPCA: found at Irvines Lndg.,
male dog, black & tan lab X. For
adoption: small terrier X, 2 yrs.
old, exc. house dog, female.
885-5734. #26
'• Pets
87 Livestock
Wanted: a family with time to play
for a year old retriever X, great
with children. 886-3320.      #27
9 laying hens, 1 yr. old, only $4
each. 885-7695. #27
Free neutered male & female
sheepdog cross. 886-7524 after
6pm. #27
'•.;■■;_■;■•.:. feti
& livestock'
Falaron Stables, Vz m. up Leek
Rd., also horseshoeing.
886-7243. #26
FREE sweet little kittens want loving homes. Phone 886-3663. #27
Fluffy 5 wk. old ginger kittens
with white markings need good
homes, 2 go, 2 won't last. Call
now 886-2855. #27
Adorable 10 wk. old black manx
kitten, Free. 886-9144.        #26
Pet Food now in stock. Quality
Farm   &   Garden   Supply.
886-7527. TFN
repairs & appraisals
Ken Dalgleish
Scrap cars & trucks wanted. We
pay cash for some. Free removal.
Phone 886-2617. TFN
6' step ladder, wheel barrow,
misc. garden tools. 886-8558.
Day Care Centre.'.needs bikesf
trikes and an old boat-
reasonable. 886-3913. #26
Adjustable bed tray on wheels.
886-3032. #26
Pair of strap on therapy weights.
885-2593. #26
Cedar, Fir, Hemlock
Terminal Forest Products
Gas powered weedeater. Phone
after 6,886-9126. #27
Interested in car pool to UBC
Summer School. 885-3552.   #27
FREE grazing for horse, Kearton
Rd. 886-7034. #28
Garage Sales
Your choice from 70 hanging
baskets at $6.00 ea. 761 0'Shea
Rd. behind RCMP. #26
Multi-family garage sale, July 4,
10 am -?, Beeman's, across from
Rbts. Crk. picnic site. #26
Sunday, July 5, 11 am, 309
Headlands, garden tools, wringer, misc. #26
For Sale
Green Onion
Earth Station
85degLNA       M5000
DISH DRIVE       $300°°
Integrated Descrambler
Receivers       CALL
From Jan. '65 to Jun. '87, complete National Geographic set,
$100. Phone 883-9026.        #28
Mobile Dimension saw, 10' track
section (new), head tract sect,
(used), 3' end stands (used).
886-8218. #28
Sgl. speed ladies' bike, $15; 12'
alum, boat, $35; 18' wood frame
canoe, needs canvas, $75;
Seagull motor parts, $50; cedar
hot tub, no plumbing, $300.
886-7449. #28
For Sale
Firewood: Hemlock, $65; full
cord measure, cut to order,
delivery. Call 886-3779.       #26
$1.75/doz., free delivery Sat. in
Gibsons. 886-3001. #26
New Hay $3.50     Old Hay $2.50
TD9 crawler loader with winch,
$6800.886-2459. #26
Brand new satellite receiving
system, comp. $700 or trade for
good 110 Honda bike. 886-9010.
Solar battery chargers from 5-48
watts, priced from $135. Soltek
Solar Energy Ltd., phone
592-1957. #26
Brown chesterfield & chair, $50.'
885-4516. #26
Chrome set w/4 chairs; Fleetwood stereo; drapes, asst. sizes
& col., 623 Hwy 101, 886-3504.
A BEC mobility portable electric
Scoota for handicapped, $2500
firm. Call Mary at 886-8152. #28
'74 400 Ford stn. wgn.
w/Cleveland hds., needs work,
$225; couch & mtchg. chair,
$150. Phone 886-7537 aft. 6 pm.
Sportsman Import LB deluxe FG
canopy, $450; new 8' blue crank
sun umbrella & base, $100; 24"
elec. fan, $25; 8' rowboat, $50.
886-7060. #28
Beaut. Hammond organ, 125XL,
late model, hardly used, 2
keyboards, extras & bench,
$2300. 886-7756 before 9 am.
White bathrm.' sink, $40; toilet,
$75.886-7463. #26
Utility trailer, $50. 885-5612 or
885:2791. #26
Apollo Prestige XL, Shimano 600
components, 13-21 Cluster Pana-
racer tubular tires, toe clips &
straps, 250 gram French rims,
less than 150 miles on components, asking $625. Call
886-7516. #28
Firewood, freshly cut alder, fir,
spiit, delivered, C.O.D.,
$84/cord. 885-5111. #28
Garb, burner, $80; 7.3 cu. ft.
Viking freez., $160; GE wash.,
$170; Inglis dry., $180; lg.
dress., dbl. bx. sprng. & matt.,
mirrored vanity, mirr. dress., $45
ea.; misc. lawn turn., BMW
wheels, '68 Mustang pts., tools,
books, plumb. & elec. pts., 200
plus clay drain tiles, much more.
886-2694. #26
As new 2 bedroom end tables &
chest, $200. 886-7913 evenings.
McClary fridge & stove, good
cond.. avocado, $500 OBO.
886-8701. #28
Fine quality bark mulch, choice of
2 screen sizes. Augustine Trucking, 1-800-663-8244. #27
222 Remington model 722, c/w
3-7 pivot MT scope, gd. cond.,
$550 OBO. 883-9918 evenings,
Rob. #27
Winter cut alder, $80 split &
delivered; $10 mill end pick-up
load. Peninsula Recycling,
886-8193. #27
Wood splitter, auger type, exc.
cond., $700; Dimplex elec. oil
htr. 885-2871. #27
Apt. size spin washer combination plus dryer, $235 for both;
auto 10 cup coffee maker, $15.
886-2040. #27
Totem fish smoker; medium sized
boat trailer; floor lamp; kids indoor tent; 2 car seats (buckets);
3 child's bikes. Phone 886-7819
6:30-8:30 pm. #27
2 cushion corner chesterfield,
like new, coffee colour, $200.
886-8375 or 886-3168.        #27
Moving: bdrm. ste., lg. dining
table, sec. chesterfield, chairs,
brass items, sewing mach., other
items. 885-9992. #27
Industrial carpet and upholstry
cleaning equipment for sale. Ph.
885-9061. #27
Kuwahara BMX bike, very good
condition, $80.885-5007.    #27
Kitchen table & 4 swivel armchairs, $325 OBO. 886-3789.#27
VCR Sharp 7400, just factory
reconditioned for $134, sell for
$250,886-3948. #27
'. 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.
383-2648. TFN
and Halide Lights, etc.
Quality Farm & Garden Supply.
886-7527. TFN
1979 Vz Ton Ford Econoline window van, excellent tires, running
cond., $1200 OBO. 886-2622.
77 Honda Civic, sunroof, new
brakes, muffler, etc., must sell.
886-8009. #26
74 Maverick, fully reconditioned, new paint, new tires, $1500.
886-9131. #26
1972 Datsun 240Z, blue, good
condition in & out, mags &
snows, $3250 OBO. 886-8763.
Ford 390 engine & trans., $450
OBO. 886-3955. #26
1978 Jeep Cherokee 4x4, $3000
firm. 886-7198. #26
1974 Capri, 2 door, in running
condition, $800. 886-8742.   #27
72 GMC short school bus, 350,
4 sp. std., repainted, mech.
sound. Ph. 886-8571. #27
79 Suzuki 4x4 convert., good
cond., $2600 OBO. 886-9294.
1977 GMC 1 ton pos. with 36"
canopy, boat racks, 7800 m.,
one owner, $3750. 885-9294
eves. #27
74 Ford F350 1 ton, V8, PS, 4
sp., 67,000 mi. Ph. 885-9061.
--,■•:». ■•" ■ 4'•"•'#27
75 Nova, custom, white, 2 dr.,
needs body work, $1200 OBO.
886-8817. #27
72 Ford % Ton pickup, $249
OBO. 885-7248 eves. #26
75 Pontiac wgn. for parts, 400
motor, $50; A/trans., $50, not
rusty or drive away, $200.
886-8779. #28
Wanted: 302 Ford engine for
1977 Monarch, must have small
plugs & electronic ignition.
886-7463. #26
76 Pontiac Ventura Landau,
70,000 miles, exc. running
cond., $995. 885-5516.       #28 ^
1981 Plymouth Horizon, needs
valve job, $300.883-9149.   #28
1972 Chev. Van, 6 cyl., std.
886-3477. #26
1974 Valiant, 2 dr. 886-3477.
1985 Skoda, exc. cond., cheap
on gas, $4500 OBO or trade,
need pickup. 886-7767.       #28
75 Duster, 4 new tires, $1000.
886-7482 or 886-2362.        #28
'86 Subaru, 3 door, under warranty, $10,500 firm; also, want
small used camper truck. Ph.
885-5307 wk. 886-9015.      #28
11 ft. camper, sips. 4, flush
toiiet, 3-way fg., stove, furnace,
hyd. jacks, exc. cond., $3500 or
trade for small trailer. 886-7927.
Vz Ton camper, good cond., asking $700.885-1959. #26
35 ft. Coachman 5th wheel, good
cond., large 4 pc. bath, all appl.,
A-1, $11,500 OBO. 885-7040
eves. #26
1975 Venture tent trailer, stove,
sink, fridge, furnace, exc. cond.,
$2500.886-8060. #27
Older 19' travel trailer, needs
some work, make an offer.
885-7248 eves. #26
8" camper for sale, good condition, $1500.886-2984.       #28
26' travel trailer, lmmac. cond.,
all conveniences, must sell,
reduced to $3500. 885-3847.#28
10'6" older model camper, oven,
stove, dbl. sink, htr., dr., $600.
885-4587. #28
10' camper, 3-way fridge, furnace, radio/cass., hyd. jacks,
$2500 OBO. 886-2082. #28
24' Spencer, fully covered cabin
cru., 390 cu. in. eng., 270 Volvo
leg, mech. sound, $6500. Call'
after 6,886-9192. #27'
A-frame on 20x45' float, 2 drum;
skajit winch with 2000' wire &;
camper, $6500. 886-3924.   #27
Boat, 10 ft., wood & fiberglass;
with oars, asking $525.:
886-3994. #28;
Motor Carrier Licensed.
& Insured
637 Wyngaert Rd.
9.9-25-70 HP 1982-1986, exc.
cond., exc. price. Lowes Resort,
883-2456: TFN
8'x24' plywood skiff. Phone
885-7277. #26
21' Fibreform, 170 Volvo, depth
finder, CB, sleeps 6, $4500.
886-8451. #26
Insurance Claims
Condition and Valuation
Phone 885-9425
or 885-3643
14' Thornes alum, with oars,1
$425; styrofoam billets:!
19"x40"x45", $25 ea., 10 on
more, $22.50; 8"x40"x45",i
$10 ea., or 10 or me, $8.i
883-2368. #27!
17Vz' Searay with 2-40 HI*
motors and trailer, good cond.'
$3000. 886-7936 aft. 5 pm.  #28!
1980 Fibreform, 22 ft., 4 cyl.,*
170 HP Mercruiser, head, VHF,;
sounder, downriggers, $12,000.'
Ken, 886-2155. #27
17'/- double hull Browning, 140'
HP, new top, $5000; Roadrunneij
tilt trailer, $300. 886-2796.   #26
Mobile Homes
Mobile home space available;
Sunshine  Coast Mobile Home
•Park. 886-9826. TFN,
Space available, Bonniebrook
Trailer Park, 886-2887.       TFfJ
14'x52', 2 bdrm. Nova Star, 4
appls., partially furnished, incli
front & back porches, driveway &
landscaping, with 10x24' Atc6
workshop, ideal retirement home
in quiet adult park, close to beach
& golf course. 886-2396.      #26
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78 14'x60', bay window. F/S.
W/D, 8'x30' add., $15,000;
885-4587. #2$
13' Enterprise sailing dinghy, excellent condition. 886-2246. #26
I/O Merc, leg, newly rebuilt, fits
120 or 140 HP; also 120 HP, 4
cyl., eng., carb, dist., start., -
manifold, heat riser, hydraulics,
complete w/back plate pkg.
886-2802 aft. 6 pm. #27
12 ft. Lund, 9.8 Merc, trailer,
exc. cond., $1650. 885-4755.
#27 I
.'82 Honda 450T, elec. start;
3500 miles, 2 helmets, like new,
$950 OBO. 886-9480. #26
'83 Honda Nighthawk 450, c/w
2 helmets, must sell, $1150 OBO.
885-9533 or 886-3955.        #26
1978 Honda 750K, excellent condition, 13,000 kms, faring $
bags, $1500 OBO. 886-8016
after 6 pm. •        #26
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J Coast News. June 29,1987  79 Honda CM400 Twin, windshield, crash bar, back rest,  .good cond. 886-8707. #26  79 Suzuki GS 850. shaft drive,  r. ns & looks exc. at 40,000  miles, engine rebuilt 2000 miles  ago. $900 or trade for boat.  886-8362. #28  250 Honda trail bike, $500 OBO.  886-9316. #28  Wanted to Rent  Tent trailers for family reunion on  Sunshine Coast, Aug. 1 & 2/87.  886-9892. #26  '2-4 bdrm. house, lower Gibsons  if poss., Aug. 1, N/S, refs.,  lease OK. 886-3040. #26  Garage with own access, able to  "be locked, close to Sechelt.  '885-1936. #27  'Responsible artist/writer couple  -wish   to   rent/lease/caretake  roomy,   secluded   house.  5736-0649. #28  2 bdrm. house, Sechelt area,  steadily employed, refs. avail.  885-2232. #28  2 bdrm. hse. or apt. for relocated  -prof, cple., pref. FP, W/D, W/W,  $400 range. Call Pia, 886-2201  -btwn. 9-5,886-3322 aft. 6.  #28  For Rent  TEREDO SQUARE  ���' Quality office space to iease,  negotiable terms and rates, many  areas can be sub-divided to suit,  ..elevator, carpeted, air conditioning. To view phone 885-4466.  TFN  -: Comm. Hall/equipment for rent in  Roberts Creek. Ph. Jacob,  886-8541. TFN  3 bedroom house, 2 up, one  ���down, 2 bathrooms, full base-  . ment, large garage & sundeck, 3  appl., beautiful view, lower Gibsons, long-term lease available,  refs. req., $495/m. Reply Box  ' 247, c/o Coast News, Box 460,  Gibsons. "#26  Roberts Creek, 2 bdrm. W/O,  W/W, new home, beach access.,  BB htg., refs. req. 886-8291  eves. #27  Immac. 2 bdrm. house on beaut.  ��� landscaped .4 acre lot, Gower  !Pt., 5 appl,, drapes, FP & outdoor BBQ, avail. July 15,  7$500/m. Reply with refs. to Box  ' 686, Gibsons. #27  3 or 4 bdrm.,. 2 bath, large lot,  Veterans Rd. area. $500 a  month. 886-8309. #27  4 bdrm. house for rent or lease on  Fircrest Rd., $500/m., refs. req.  886-2895. TFN  3 bdrm., $375.886-2743.    #27  1 bdrm. suite in house, S. Fletcher, refs., avail, immed., $295.  926-5353 collect. #26  Waterfront studio suite, lower  Gibs., $250. 525-1589, after July 1,886-3165. #26  ___SBS_3  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  i  -  !_  i  I 6  i ;v  1650sq. ft. condo., 3 bdrm., Vk  baths, dng. rm., lv. rm., lg. rec.  rm., sundeck w/fantastic view,  lower Gibs., avail. July 1, $495.  886-8628. #26  1 bdrm. view house, fully turn.,  util. & cable inc., avail. July only,  $350.886-3040. #26  2 bdrm. dup., Vk bath, util.  room, garage, close to schools,  mall, avail. Aug. 1, $375. Phone  886-7625. #28  Condos at Secret Cove, fully  equipped, $80/night. 886-8341.  #28  2 bdrm. house, Madeira Park, 5  appls., wd. stove & elec. heat,  pref. adults, $375/m. 883-9483.  #28  Bonus: dinner every month for  good tenant, 4 bdrm. view home,  Gibsons, near school, shopping  centre, quiet area, FP up, wood  stove down, F/S, sundeck, carport, avail. Aug. 1. 886-3908.  #28  Lovely bright 3 bdrm. home,  quiet cul-de-sac, family room in  bsTit., F/S & dish, wash., all  drapes & curtains inc., avail, immed. 886-7751 or 886-2881. #26.  Help yourself! Update your  resume. Call Arbutus Office Services, 885-5212. #26  Retired person to take over house  for approx. 6 weeks, from about  July 15, must be non-smoker &  non-drinker. Replies to Box 248,  c/o Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. #26  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL  RN'S CASUAL STAFF  Relief RN's required immediately  for the following specialty areas:  ICU, Emerg., PAR, OR & Case  Room. Experience appropriate to  specific specialty required. Orientation provided. Salary $15.21/  hour. For more information or to  apply:  Mrs. L.Buchhorn  Personnel Officer  St.. Mary's Hospital  PO Box 7777  Sechelt, BC VON 3A0  #26  Wanted: hairstylist, full or part-  time, wages & hours negotiable.  886-3916. #26  Shake block cutters wanted,  McNab Creek. Call 886-3133  after 6 pm. #26  Instructor: for an Early Childhood  Education Growth and Development course. This course requires 90 hours of instruction on  a part-time basis during the fall  and winter session. The successful candidate will have an  educational background in Early  Childhood Education, or in  developmental psychology and  professional experience in a preschool setting, or other experience with young children.  Please provide resume to the Coordinator, Continuing Education,  Box 1897, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0  before July 15,1987. #26  Waiter or waitress, exp. preferred, Elphie's Cabaret. Call Scott,  886-3336 aft. 8 pm or 886-9403,  leave mess. #26  Bids required on school yard  quality chain link fencing. Phone  886-8293 after 6 pm. #28  Jolly Roger Inn (under new  management) has openings for  bartender, waitress/waiters &  chambermaids. Apply in person  with resume. No Phone calls,  please. #26  Handyman - Carpentry, yard  work and all home repairs,  reasonable rates, free estimates.  Ph. 886-2835. #28  Hardwood floors resanded and  finished. Work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885-5072. TFN  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Will do odd jobs, complete car  cleaning,  cutting  of lawns &'  bushes, also have 4WD w/winch  & trailer for hauling. 886-3313.  #26  TREE TOPPING  Tree removal, limbing and falling,  insured, reasonable rates. Jeff  Collins, 886-8225. #26  Gardening & re-landscaping &  lawn maintenance, reasonable &  reliable. Rick, 886-9126.     #26  LAND ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District of New Westminster and situated  oh Nelson Island.  Take notice that Adductor Seafarms of Madeira Park, B.C.,  occupation fish farmer, intends to apply for a lease of the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted on the water-land point on the  West side of DL206549 or 880 m. West of the S.W. corner of  BKA DL2319 Group 1, New Westminster District; thence 180  metres North; thence 280 metres West; thence 120 metres  South; thence East along shoreline to point of origin, and containing 4.2 ha more or less.  The purpose for which the disposition is required is for experimental collection and growout of scallops.  R.H. Chatham  Dated March 24, 1987  PROFESSIONAL  STEAM  CLEANING  Powerful Truck  Mounted Unit  CHERISHED  CARPET  CARE  886-3823  Man with heavy-duty weed eater  available for lot clearing, etc.  886-8244. #27  YARD & LAWN MAINTENANCE  Reliable & Reasonable.  885-5520. #27  PAINTING  Int., Ext., Domestic, comm.,  auto, marine, equip., very  reasonable rates. 886-9001. #28  DRYWALL PAINTING  886-9324,886-3444  #28  CARPENTER  Renovations, sundecks, fences,  reasonable & reliable. 886-3444  or 886-9324. #28  JU-       Business  Opportunities  Public   transit   business.  886-2268 or 886-3595, Tarry.  TFN  LAND ACT  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District of Nelson Island, Group 1, New  Westminster, and situated in Hidden Basin/Nelson Island.  Take notice that Pacific Aqua Foods Ltd. of Vancouver, BC,  occupation Aquaculturist, intends to apply for a licence of occupation of the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted on the beach bordering the  Western boundary of foreshore licence #231115; thence 40  m. due North; thence 135 m. West; thence 40 m. due South;  thence 135 m. West and containing .5 ha. more or less.  The purpose for which the disposition is required is salmon  culture.  Pacific Aqua Foods  K. Mesa  Dated May 20, 1987  File #2403228  Chief Coxswain Roy Boutilier, Gibsons lifeboat Station No. 7, (right)  presents their raffle prize of $500 to Laurie Perkins of the Mariners*  Restaurant, who immediately donated his prize winnings to the lifeboat Station No. 7. Delighted thanks from the crew, Laurie! Captain W. Higgs deft)  made the official draw of the winning ticket June 20.  Ferry improvements?  Last week's meeting of the Ferry  Task Force heard that some minor,  but significant, steps have been taken  by the B.C. Ferry Corporation to improving transportation to the Sunshine Coast. Chuck Weatherill  reported that the corporation has  agreed to reduce fares for motorcycles  with sidecars to that charged for  motorcycles without. Previously the  fare was equivalent to that charged  for a car.  Weatherill was previously responsible for having commuter discount  rates implemented for motorcycles.  Jim Gumey also had good news. In  a meeting held earlier last week with  Tourism Minister Bill Reid and MLA  Harold Long, he said the minister was  informed, for the first time, of some  minor issues which affect the conve  nience of tourists travelling to the  Sunshine Coast. Gurney told Mr.  Reid that, although there are late  ferry sailings every Sunday evening  from the Sunshine Coast during July  and August, they are not scheduled.  Reid was also unaware that the fare  charged coming over to Langdale  covered the return trip, and Gurney  pointed out that it is not indicated  anywhere on ticket stubs or signs on  the toll booths.  According to Gurney, the minister  was very sympathetic and agreed to  use his influence to see the late Sunday night sailings scheduled during  the summer and clarification of the  fare coverage posted somewhere. He  also provided valuable information  on lobbying for better ferry service.  COAST  NEWS Photo   Reprints  Any published photo or your OX/  choice from the contact sheets        8 X 10  $600  QOO  Mobile home water rates  Mobile home owners have been hit  with exceptionally high water rates  this year, Public Utilities Committee  (PUQ Chairman Gordon Wilson told  the meeting last week. In an effort to  alleviate the impact, he made two  recommendations which he asked the  PUC to take to the regional district.  His first suggestion was that the  district agree to accept 50 per cent of  the money owed by mobile home  Having babies  owners by the due date, with the  balance to be paid by December IS,  without penalty.  Secondly, he asked that in the  future the charges be collected directly  from the trailer owners, instead of  from the trailer park owners, so that  those people don't become 'tax collectors' for the district.  Both recommendations will be  taken to the meeting of the regional  board next Thursday.  About Caesarean  section  by Deborah Pageau  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  EDUCATIONAL  '87 F-250 4x4's $269./mo. 48  months. TP - $12,912. 1-800-  663-6933. DL 8196.   Hundreds in stock ready for  immediate delivery. Easy  payment, nothing down  OAC. Buy or lease any Ford  Truck. Call Norm or Ted  collect (604)294-4411.  DL8105.   Ford Trucks, Big or Small.  We lease or sell them all.  Easy payments, nothing  down OAC. Call Wally or  Ray collect (604)294-4411.  Free delivery. DL8105.  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.   -        Garage/ body shop mortgage  helper. Rust proofing package under $900. a natural  add-on. Pump, chemical,  stationary, training, etc. Call  collect now 980-7414.   BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES   Motel For Sale. 15 units,  located in Clinton, B.C. Excellent opportunity, presently grossing over $90,000. per  year. Asking $270,000. .  Please call 1-459-2214. Ask  for Don.   Fast food trailer 8' x 34',  completely equipped to start  operating anywhere. Designed to handle large crowds.  Great for service clubs,  couples. Box 2157, Revel-  stoke, VOE 2S0. 837-2749.  Thriving florist and plant  shop. Good location, downtown Port Hardy. Successfully owned and operated  eight years. An exciting enjoyable business for any dynamic entrepreneur. Interested applicants apply Plan-  tree Florists, Box 623, Port  Hardy, B.C. VON 2P0.  Small Motel/Laundromat.  Four finished units and manager's suite. Room for expansion. Priced to sell. Situated in historic Wells-Bar-  kerville. Two commercial  iots. Inquire 994-3274.  Westherdek dealerships  available for their full line of  sundeck waterproofing vinyls. Small investment required with good return. Write  #1 - 1115 Gordon Drive  Kelowna,    B.C.    V1Y   3E3.  (604)860-1200.    ,   Market investors, our sale  market potential is enormous. "Bondell Industries  Inc." is engaged in environmental cleanup. For our  company information, write:  Box 753 Stn. "A", Vancou-  ver, V6C 2N6.   Family Business - retail  children's furniture. Nets in  excess of $75,000/yr. Proven  location in greater Vancouver. Ready to franchise.  $60,000. down will carry  balance of $30,000. Remax  Sabre Realty, Sandy Brown-  john 1-936-0422.   Learn To Sail Vacation. Five  day cruise of Gulf Islands,  aboard beautiful yacht. Earn  your Canadian Yachting Association sailing certificate!  Call today 1-604-689-1477.  Okanagan School Of Auctioneering starts August 4th,  1987. For more information  write Box 377, Westbank,  B.C. VOH 2A0. or Phone  (604)768-2791   between   6  p.m. and 7 p.m.       Victoria Hairdressing  School, 738 Fort Street, Victoria B.C. V8W 1H2. Now  accepting applications for  July and September classes.  Also offering refresher courses in hairdressing. Phone  388-6222.   Auction School ��� 15th year,  1400 graduates. Courses  April, August & December.  Write Western Canada  School of Auctioneering,  Box 687, Lacombe, Alta.  TOC 1S0. (403)782-6215.  Evenings, (403)346-7916.  Free: 1986 guide to study-,  at-home correspondence  Diploma courses for prestigious careers: Accounting,  Airconditioning, Bookkeeping, Business, Cosmetology,  Electronics, Legal/Medical  Secretary, Psychology, Travel. Granton, (1A) 1055  West Georgia Street #2002,  Vancouver, 1-800-268-1121.  Diploma correspondence.  Free calendar. High School  up-grading, accounting,  management, administration, secretarial, computers.  Established 1964. National  College, 444 Robson, Vancouver, 688-4913, toll free  1-800-387-1281, 24 hours.  EQUIPMENT AND  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.   FOR SALE MiSC.   Attention Loggers! Fully  equipped logging trucks for  sale with good financing  packages available O.A.C.  Phone Steve or Grant at:  1-800-242-7757 or (604)525-  3481. Call collect.   Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada's largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  Catalogues available. Nor-  burn Lighting Centre, 4600  East Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5. Phone  1-299-0666.   1980 D6D Cat. Hyster with  arch 1979 966C loader.  $85,000. each. 1978 10'  Camper $1,800. 1985 8'  Okanagan Camper, used  twice $5,500. 1-604-398-  7833.  FOR SALE MISC.  HELP WANTED  Hunters Outdoorsmen - Suzuki LT.4WD ATV Quadrun-  ner. Purchase price $5,600.  Won in draw never driven.  Offers: Box 613, Qualicum  Beach, VOR 2T0. 752-3391.  Memorial for all cemetery.  Quality by European craftsman. Granite, marble, natural stone, plaques, urns.  Tradesman's Monuments,  10355 Jacobsen St., Mission,  B.C. V2V 4H9. 826-9114  open six days a week 8a.m. -  9p.m. 10% discount to pensioners. All sizes in respect  of cemetery regulations.  Best offer will be accepted.  A/multigraph camera, electrostatic platemaker 2300N  25/35. A/multigraph TCS/  system 4 duplicator with  spare parts. Phone Penticton  (604)492-2928 days, (604)  493-0914 eves. Ask for  Bruce.   Commercial Gas Clothes  Dryers non coin-operated 16  Ib. Huebsch Hi-Dry-A running condition as is 55,000  BTU/HR 28"W X 70"H X  41 "D $200. each. Call Barry  879-9446.   $ Fire Your Boss $ 1987  guide over 1000 plus ideas  on small businesses you can  start cheaply. List $19.95  introductory offer $14.95.  Cheque, money order. Fire  Your Boss, Dept. A. 204-347  Leon Ave.. Kelowna, B.C.  V1Y 8J6.   GARDENING   Greenhouse & Hydroponic  equipment, supplies. Everything you need. Best quality, super low prices.  Greenhouses $169., Haiides  $105. 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.   HELP WANTED  Out of work? Train to be an  apartment/condo manager.  Qualify for the many jobs  available to R.M.T.I, graduates. Phone 681-5456 or  write 901 - 700 West Pender.  Vancouver. B.C. V6C 1G8.  Lease Operators. Positions  available for qualified operators who are interested in  purchasing fully rigged  highway tractors under a  unique fleet program. Financing package available.  Phone Steve or Grant at:  1-800-242-7757 or (604)525-  3481. Call collect.   Housewives, Mothers and  interested persons needed  immediately to sell Toys and  Gifts for National Home Party Plan. No investment, deliveries or money collection.  Call (519)258-7905.   Dry wall boarders for Abbotsford area required im-  mediately. Phone 853-6374.  Advertising Manager required immediately by The  Langley Times. Applicants  should have managerial experience, ability to motivate  staff, and produce positive  results in competitive market. Phone inquiries to Brian  McCristall, Publisher. Resumes The Attention of Publisher, The Langley Times,  P.O. . Box 3097, Langley,  B.C. V3A 4S1.   Dealership has opening for  licensed - automotive service  technician preferably with  Ford experience. Paid ongoing training. Trueman  Ford Mercury Ltd., Box 670,  Hanna, Alta. TOJ 1P0.  Phone (403)854-3600.  Wanted Educational Toy  Consultants for dynamic national company. Retail to parents, institutions, etc. Excellent commissions, training,  support. Teaching experience or child care an asset.  Write: Teach R Toys, 6045 -  4th Street S.E., Calgary,  Alberta. T2H 2A5.   Body shop person wanted by  G.M. dealership. Paint and  body experience essential.  Excellent remuneration &  , benefits. Some managerial  work involved. Reply to Box  11, Quesnel Cariboo Observer, #4-462 Reid St., Ques-  nel. V2J 2M6.   Seragg Mill owner/operator  required for the Lillooet  area. Contact David 256-  4133 or 256-7438.    PERSONAL   Women Worldwide! Japan,  Mexico, Yugoslavia, Australia, Poland, Phillipines, Scotland. 101 countries seeking  marriage with Canadian  men. Free brochure. Cherry  Blossoms, Box 190BC,  Kapaau, Hawaii 96755 USA.  Euro/Canadian Agency. Exclusive German ladies. Different ages from 24-58.  Countesses, academic, business ladies, sincere, elegant  and very feminine. Seek  qualified marriage minded  gentlemen. 228-1405.   Dates Galore. For all ages  and unattached. Thousands  of members anxious to meet  you. Prestige Acquaintances. Call. Toll Free 1-800-  263-6673. Hours: 9 a.m. to 7  p.m.   PETS AND LIVESTOCK  Sharpei Puppies - Wrinkle  Wrinkle! . Funny puppy,  yuppie ouppy. We are rare,  very intelligent, adorable.  Some brushcoats. black or  cream. $1,200 - $1,500. Hal-  ima  Khan   (604)222-2446,  228-1131.   REAL ESTATE   For Lease - The Driftwood  Mall in Courtenay B.C. is  expanding and remodelling.  For lease: 1443 sq.ft., or 355  sq.ft. or 710 sq.ft. Call Jack  Kent (604)338-1071.   SERVICES  ICBC Personal Injury  Claims? Carey Linde, Lawyer, 14 years, 1650 Duran-  leau, Vancouver. Phone collect 0-684-7798 for Free How  to Information: ICBC Claims  and Awards.."We work only  for. you - never for ICBC,  and you pay us only after we  coliect." Affiliated Offices in  Campbell River, Kamloops,  Kelowna, Victoria, Nanaimo,  Williams Lake, Nelson,  Prince George.         ICBC Injury Claims? Call  Dale Carr-Harris - 20 years a  trial lawyer with five years  medical school before law.  0-669-4922 (Vancouver). Experienced in head injury and  other major claims. Percen-  tage fees available.   TRAVEL  "Summer Camp". Three  exciting programs. Horse,  Motorcycle and Sailboard  camp. Transportation from  most major cities. For more  information call Circle "J"  Ranch - 791-5545, 100 Mile  House, B.C.   Recreational Vehicles - Find  out how you can camp coast  to coast for only $1.00 per  night. Phone 1-800-663-8600  and ask to speak to a buying  consultant. ____^  Wilderness Cruise Adventure - imagine cruising up  remote inlets into the fjords  and untouched wilderness of  B.C.'s coastal waters. Desolation Sound, Princess Louisa Inlet, The Gulf Islands.  Seven day package includes  accommodation, meals,  qualified naturalist. Friendly  small group atmosphere.  Depart Vancouver every  Sunday, from $1,099. per  person double occupancy.  For reservations call Pacific  Argosy Tours collect at (604)  681-8377.      -   WANTED   Wanted: "Eaton's V< Cen-  turv Club-' square men's  wristwatches. Will pay $750  and up. Also want old Rolex  ana Patek Phillip wristwat-  cnes as well as large accumulations of old wristwatches. Write B. Walsh.  173 Queen St. E.. Toronto,  Ont. M5A 1S2.  25 WORDS $129  blanket  classifieds  <your papers  name)  (your classified  phone number)  RC1CCN.A.  Over the past 10 years or so, the debate has been  heating up about whether it is necessary to have  caesareans for subsequent births after one has occurred. Twenty years ago, the answer was a  definitive yes. Well, that certainly has changed.  In the beginning of the age of vaginal birth after  caesarean (VBAQ, there were only a few brave  souls who had what it took to fight solitary battles  against intense resistance. These women were  especially committed to the importance of normal  birth and were willing to work to maximize their  chances of avoiding the risks and traumas of major  surgery.  At first, they had precious little ammunition on  their sides. They quoted statistics from the  Netherlands, where caesarean has long been  regarded as necessary only if circumstances occur  in an individual pregnancy that require one. Working with this little evidence, and a lot of conviction,  the women worked hard to convince their caregivers to support their wishes. When that was impossible, some resorted to avoidance tactics; ie.,  staying home with an illegal midwife, or delaying  going into hospital until the birth was so imminent  that a caesarean was impossible. Such determination, and desperation, paved the way for many to  follow in an increasingly smoother style.  Today, there has been enough success, research  and time to sell an increasing population of heath  care workers on the concept. On June 8, 1987 at  5:50 am, our own St. Mary's Hospital in Sechelt  hosted its first VBAC. It was a third birth for the  mother, and her second VBAC. This precedent setting, historic event may change many lives on the  Sunshine Coast. Now that VBAC's are no longer  rejected out of hand from St. Mary's, local post-  caesarean mothers will have a much greater chance  of avoiding what may be unnecessary major  surgery.  The reason there has been such long-standing  caution about VBAC is that medical personnel fear  that the woman's old scar will rupture under the  stress of labour/delivery. Statistically, there is approximately a one per cent chance of that occurring, compared with the very much higher risks of  serious infection, haemorrhage and post-operative  complications associated with repeat caesareans.  Also, caesareans tend to be more conveniently  schedulable, and offer greater financial rewards to  the practitioner.  Silent Knife, a classic book in the area of  caesarean prevention, outlines startling and encouraging research. Apparently, in-hospital  VBAC's, have a 90 to 95 per cent success rate,  compared to women who have not had a previous  caesarean, who succeed in giving vaginal birth in  only 80 to 85 per cent of cases. Apparently, the  support committment and care that is presently required for a VBAC can have very positive results.  In January 1987,1 had the honour and privilege  of assisting a woman to achieve a VBAC in a small  B.C. hospital. Her delight with the outcome, the  ease of her recovery and her increase of self-esteem  compared to after her caesarean delivery, has been  a continuing source of gratification to me.  VBAC's are a version of birth whose time has  come, for those who want them. Not all post-  caesarean mothers do. The mother's health or attitudes, the baby's position, sometimes require  elective caesarean. 18.  Coast News, June 29,1987  Susan Cawtey, long-time regional district planning secretary,  received a warm send-off from directors last Thursday evening.  Susan will soon be working for the Richmond School Board.  On the night of June 20  about midnight, in the vicinity  of the Cedars Pub an adult Gibsons male was charged with  driving impaired.  On the same night a similar  charge was made against a 49  year old male, a resident of Gibsons, found driving impaired on  School Road.  On June 18 a minor was  charged with being in a licensed  premises and given a voluntary  penalty of $100.  About 3 am on Marine Drive  in the vicinity of Elphie's  Cabaret a vehicle's driver was  charged while leaving a parking  lot with having no insurance.  On June 26 a 50 year old  male was handed a 24 hour  suspension as he drove from the  parking lot at Gramma's Pub.  An adult female, resident of  Gibsons, was found lying unconscious in a ditch in the  vicinity of the Peninsula Hotel  the night of June 25/26 at 1:15  am.  On June 19 an adult Gibsons  male was charged with causing a  disturbance in Elphie's Cabaret.  June 23 at 7 pm, possession  of narcotics charges were laid  twice in the day against a 37  year old Gibsons male.        ^;  June 25 a possession of narcotics charge was laid against an  adult Gibsons male at 11:50 pm  in the vicinity of Elphie's  Cabaret.  On June 23 a spousal assault  occurred at a residence on  Dougal Road. Medical attention was required. Charges are  pending.  Shoplifting charges were laid  against an adult Gibsons male  on June 17. The theft took place  in Super Valu.  The Sunnycrest Motel lost  three flags and flagstaffs to  thieves on June 13 or 14. Investigation continues.  Taken from a vehicle parked  on School Road the night of  June 17/18 were a radio-  cassette player and a small black  and white TV.  On June 22 two juvenile  males of Gibsons were charged  with break and enter and theft  at a Gower Point Road residence.  A fire of undetermined origin  occurred about 3 pm June 21, in  the garbage shed of Super Valu.  -Damage of $2000 resulted. Investigation continues.  A sum of money found in  Woodcreek Park has been turned in to the Gibsons RCMP.  ~j#&" a���" jS_ ���   mntoumMsim  Interior & Exterior  ���"���  HOME PRODUCTS  '���'������'?  * Aluminum Awnings  '������ '������"  * Aluminum Patio  Covers  * Aluminum Railings  * Aluminum Trailer  Skirting  ' .  * Custom Window  -:-.-:_  Blinds  * Solar Control Film  '.".'.  * Ceramic Tiles  '���->-���  * Glass Block  ':-':*  SHOWROOM  OPENING SOON  886-3191  ..-���.  ��� APPLIANCE SERVICES^  EXCAVATING  HEATING  MISC SERVICES  Refrigeration &  Appliance Service  BACK AT PRATT RD. 886-9959  JANDE EXCAVATING  Backhoe  Bulldozing  Sand & Gravel  Land Clearing  Drainage  R.R. 2, Leek Road  Gibsons, BC VCN 1V0 886-9453  Damp Truck  Excavating  JOE & EDNA  BELLERIVE J  ��� BUILDING CONTRACTORS ���  ROOFING  ��� GEN. 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HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.   886-2912  ��� Motel & Campsites  ��� Marine Repa  (1980)1  ��� Salt Water Licences  ��� Water Taxi  ��� Ice and Tackle  Beside the Gov't Dock  Madeira Park  883-2266  QUALIFIED AND A  DEPENDABLE WORK FOR  REASONABLE RATES  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL  V FREE ESTIMATES 885-1939 J  Trailer load freight service to the Sunshine Coast  Call collect 273-9651 for rates  and information  COAST NEWS  Photo Reprints  5x7        '600    any published photo or  8x10    ��9*>  your choice from the  contact sheets  Jf  MARINE CONTRACTORS  BREAKWATERS ��� ANCHORS  RAMPS ��� FLOATS  r HEAVY LIFTING  SALVAGE & CONSTRUCTION  LEX HANSON  886-3924  BOX 620 GIBSONS, BC VON 1V0  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  ��� CABINETS -  886-9411  I Showroom Kern's Plaza, Hwy 101  Jpan Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pm  Need this space?  Cill   the   COAST   MEWS  .it   886 76?? or 88V3930  r  Coast Concrete Pumping  & Foundations  FREE ESTIMATES  John Parton     885-5537  cu-. Swanson's  _3_ J  For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel  Dump Truck Rental  Formed Concrete Products  Phone 885-9666 ��� 885-53337  (   Turenne  Concrete Pumping Ltd.  ��� Pumping  ��� Placing  ��� Finishing  ��� Foundations  ��� Floors ��� Patios  ��� Sidewalks  ��� Driveways  R.R. #4 Gibsons 886-7022  EXCAVATING  ���\  P&M  EXCAVATING  Backhoe Service  I  680 CASE  886-2182  MIKE CHAMBERLAIN  886-8363  BC FGRRIG5  Schedule  SUMMER '87  Effective Friday,  May 15 through  Septembers, 1987  VANGOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAV-LANGDALE I  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Effective Tuesday, October 14,1986 through Thursday, June 25,1987:  Lv Horseshoe Bay      Lv Langdale Lv Earls Cove  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  10:30  8:20  12:25 pm  4:30 pm  6:30  8:30  10:20  Lv Saltery Bay  5:45 am      3:30 pm  9:15 5:30  7:35 7:30  11:30 9:30  EXTRA SAILINGS: effective Friday, May 15 through Monday, May 18 and Friday, June 26 through Tues  day, September 8,1987     Lv Saltery Bay lv Earl's Cove   1:30 pm  2:30 pm     Gibsons  BUS  OMEGA  Terminal  Gibsons  Marina  Sunnycrest  Mall  "Note there will be no  "First Ferry" run on Saturdays  Suns. & Holidays  MINI BUS SCHEDULE  Monday  Leaves Sechelt  for Gibsons  The Dock, Cowrie Street  8:40 a.m.  ���10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  " 3:15 p.m.  Tuesday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  ���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.  Lower  Bus  Shelter  ���6:03  8:03  10:03  12:03  1:53  4:03  6:03  Thursday  8:40 a.m.  ���10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Ferry  Terminal  ���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.  Leaves Gibsons 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m.  for Sechelt "10:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m. *10:45a.m.  Lower Gibsons. * 1:35 p.m. 1:50 p.m. * 1:35 p.m.  Municipal Parking Lot, 4:0�� P-m- * 4:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  ��� 1:35 p.m.  ' 4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  10:45 a.m.  4:00 p.m.  Gower Pt. Rd.  '"LOWER ROAD" route - via Flume Road. Beach Avenue & Lower Road  Suncoast TranspbrtatibhS^heciules CQiirtesy of  Sunnycrest Mali 886-2000  RtO  c��0��  ins;  Sunshine Coast  _a_P  Centre  Homeowner ��� Tenant  Automobile ��� Business  Boats ��� Computers  Travel ��� Life ��� RRSP  Notary Services  COAST BOBCAT SERVICE  Coming June 15  Save all those little jobs that  break your back ^*  - Yard Clean-Up <�����  - Light Hauling & Trenching     ^^  - Topsoil/Gravel/Mulch Spreading "*  -Post Holes vmmmmi ,  885-7051  sechelt   ���*  PENINSULA      N  TYPEWRITER  Q .     SERVICE  Service,  885-7424 Rentals   :  Wide range of new & used typewriters for sale,  including the Panasonic DisplayMate Word Processor.  Also available:   Calculators, and Canon  and Mita Copiers.  Covering the Sunshine Coast and Powell River      .  Centrally  Located  Close to: * Stores ��� Pubs ��� Nightclub *  Banks ��� Restaurants ��� Post Office  ��� Clean and Comfortable Rooms and Cottages  ��� Full Kitchen Units ��� Colour Cable TV  Ask about our weekly and monthly rates  Reservations Advised 886-2401 :yw^i^y^^^^m^^^^^^^^  t  t  {  5  i  *  1  Ul�����      I   "-- - ������ ���      ���         ��� ���������        <���       >->���>  :  Thp Davis Bay Goose Flotilla, parents and this year's grown babies, makes its regular daily dinner run.,  i /  .^*^^^WIK^H^^HBM^^^^H,laH^MHPl^^H^WMPMVVnHUMMMaMnPPPfll^^HMPH^ni^HaHI^B^^HB^MP^HP^^^H.^^^nPMHBMMH^HHaaM^^B>aMH^BM.M^^B^M^HMPI^^^HH.^^M^B^HA-  _. __" '*_jii__^li^^^^  Gambier Islanders shocked  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following letter was received for  publication. ;  Th& Honorable  jCita M. Johnston  Master of Municipal Affairs  Room 301  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C.  :The residents of Gambier  Island are still in a state of  srjock having received their Property Tax Notices for 1987  wjiich reflect a 50.7 per cent increase in the school tax mill rate  over 1986. The resultant increase in gross taxes payable appears to be in a range of 40 to 60  percent.  The Provincial Government  will appreciate that this area of  B.��*. has not been enjoying a  thriving economy over the past  five years. In fact the converse is  true and in times such as this,  any tax increase whatsoever let  alqne 50 per cent is a profound  burden on the majority of Gambier Island's residents.  fn the little time that is  available I have called a few  friends and neighbours and we  have agreed to submit this letter  to*you to express our over  whelming concern, and to request that your Ministry undertake immediate action to roll  back this increase.  We have been in touch with  the Government Agent's office  in Sechelt regarding this matter  and that, office recommended  we contact a Mr. Roy Mills of  the school district at Gibsons.  When I called Mr. Mills he indicated that he was being inundated with telephone calls of  protest but that I should call  Mrs. Maureen Clayton, chairman of the school district at  Sechelt. This I did but was advised that Mrs. Clayton was on  holidays. It should perhaps be  noted that, when I asked Mr.  Mills if the 50.7 per cent annual  increase was due to some extraordinary item, and that the  mill rate could revert back to a  more reasonable level in 1988,  he expressed the view that we  are unlikely to see any decrease  next year or in subsequent years  relative to the 1987 assessment.  Mrs. Johnston, I have waited  one week after receiving my  Property Tax Notice before  writing to you to accomodate a  'cooling off period of my emotions.  In my case, by deferring  other essential expenses during  the coining year I will be able to  raise the additional funds to  cover this gross increase. I am  certain, however, that many  other Gambier residents will be  less fortunate and the Ministry  of Finance and Corporate Affairs will see a number of  defaults on tax receipts this  year. The result will be of  course that our government will  issue judgments against such  properties with the potential  future confiscation of properties. Such a catastrophe seems  to me to be a very real possibility and I would reinforce my request that your ministry intervene in this matter.  It is my opinion that there are  few, if any, precedents in this  country for an annual tax increase of the magnitude we have  seen this year on Gambier  Island. Furthermore, if the increase is not rolled back, the  damage done to the local  economy will be devastating.  A.C. Gardiner  Auxiliary appreciation  Editor:  The following is a list of auxiliary members who received  awards at the Appreciation Tea  held at St. Mary's Hospital on  Ji_ie 14, 1987.  H'en years of service: Sechelt  Branch, Lola Caldwell, Joyce  Sc'ptt and Kathleen Mavin;  Pender Harbour Branch,  Jean Wood;  Roberts Creek Branch, Jim  Ironside, Marion Cupit and  Helen Gordon;  Gibsons Branch, Betty  Cochrane, Winn McGown,  Elizabeth Johnston and Laura  Rayner;  Halfmoon Bay Branch,  Carmen Grassie, Evelyn  Shellshear, Thelma MacDonald  and Ronnie Dunn;  Hopkins Landing Branch,  Dody Arch, Margaret Barton  and Betty Kiloh.  Twenty years of service:  Hopkins Landing Branch,  Margaret Gill;  Roberts Creek Branch,  Margaret Crawford, Lillian  Flumerflet, Mildred Forbes,  Florence McSavaney and Jessie  Naylor;  Halfmoon Bay Branch, Olive  Comyn;  Gibsons Branch, Glady Davis  and Margaret Inglis;  Pender Harbour Branch,  Louvain Lee, Doreen Webb,  Alice Haddock and Jakie Donnelly;  Sechelt Branch, Amy Bryant,  Margaret   Burley,   Margaret  Espley, Mary Henderson, Lee  Redman, Ethel Burdett, Betty  Laidlaw, Eve Moscrip, Jean  Whittaker, Amy Zeron, Vona  Clayton, Eva Hayward,  Margret Humm, Marie Montgomery and Martha Reid.  Twenty-five years of service:  Sechelt Branch, Irene Burtnick,  Harriet Duffy, Mabel McDer-  mid, Mary Redman, Rosa  Swan, Peggy Connor, Ina  Grafe, Eileen Smith and Cay  Nelson;  Pender Harbour Branch,  Win Course (Life Member);  Gibsons Branch, Lenora Inglis, Dorothy Steinbrunner and  Jean Wyngaert;  Halfmoon Bay Branch,  Grace Rutherford, Queenie  Burrows and Eva Lyons.  E.H.Wright  Administrator  St. Mary's Hospital  Fund-raising fun  Editor:  Our fundraising for the Gib-;  sons Landing Theatre Project  has   begun.   Throughout   the  TAX REFORM-  GET A WHITE PAPER ON THE WHITE PAPER  Write or call collect for your free brochure  GORDON ROSS  661-2332  PO Box 1068        /  Vancouver, BC  V6C 3E8  A vanning attitude.  summer, fall and winter we will  be having various events such  as: car wash, bake sale, dances,  walk-a-thon, swim-a-thon, auctions, barbecue, chili bake-off  and more.  These and other events will  take place all along the Sunshine Coast. Volunteers are  needed now to help organize  and help run these activities.  It's exciting. Be a part of the  Theatre Project. Help and have  fun. Call 886-8778.  Corby Coffin  Executive Director  Gibsons Landing  Theatre Project  *m  The Benefits of Tax Reform 1987  Lower Rates, Fairer System  Call with Questions  Call for Booklets  1-800-267-6638' 1-800-26T6620  Ask about Tax Reform and you.  Get detailed information about Tax Reform.  TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICE FOR THE DEAF 1-800-267��������  ���8 a.m.-8 p.m. EDT, weekdays, except holidays.  __i. ' _-p'artrnefltQlJFin^nco��� VW">'Stere'.de.s'-Fj'ciano'es  :MW    -Canada-   ���:':���>.  '���.���  '<.���;������. 'Canada  ...<���;������....������  Guides  ,  recognized  Three Sunshine Coast  residents who had recently been  presented with Canada Cords,  the highest achievement in the  Girl Guide movement, attended  a special ceremony at St.  StephanV! St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in North Vancouver on Sunday, June 21.  Alderman Lillian Kunstler  represented the Mayor of Gibsons at this ceremony.  The three girls are Roxanne  Wiseman and Bonnie Stewart  of Gibsons, and Suzanne  Wilson of Madeira Park.  Roxanne and Bonnie will  continue in Guiding as members  of the Salmon Rock Ranger  group.  Play  Parade  Raffle  Editor:  The Summer Play Parade is  an ambitious project and we  hope that a successful run will  clearly show the real need in this  community for a theatre.  With such a long season, (23  days) expenses mount up. To  help us defray costs Driftwood  Players is holding a raffle with  four 'first' prizes: dinner for  two plus two tickets to the  theatre.  We'd like to thank Pronto's,  the Omega^ the Mariners' and  Andy's Restaurants for their  contributions. Watch for the  tickets; they're on sale at many  locations. Your $2 will help ease  our worries.  Driftwood Players  Dianne Evans, Producer  Coast N@ws. June 29.1987  19.  S^*^7a^_M��2^��fc__r-' _ �� _  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  Hwy 101,  Mactolra Park  883-2616  s__��5^^yi__^^  READING THIS AD MAY MAKE  YOU LOSE CONTROL  OR CAUSE YOU TO  RUN TO YOUR FINISHING STORE  ��XT. STAINS  3 Colours  *1198/4L  STAIN BRUSH  $5" ea.  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He  tawd enough money to do our entire  deck fn STRESS GUARP vinyl  886-7112  709 Hwy 101, Gibsons 2a  Coast News, June 29,1887  Tuesday, June 30  6 pm to Midn'iie  ONLY  up to  fr ,<;. ---F.-1 s ���  ��-  *'  ''"y*jl   /���;      *   ,- '\   /~*\    /??  /^k:/ V-ibw  /. , A',7       fi',|        f    ,  O ���   t  [ A   '  ?. -  ���> / j  ������', ���       i"        p  ; ���  ��/ffi��ij ���  ;���  PLAN NOW TO JOIN HUNDREDS OF  VALUE-WISE AREA HQMEMAKERS AS WE  SET ASIDE THESE FEW HOURS ONLY TO  OFFER EVERY ITEM IN EVERY DEPARTMENT  AT HISTORIC REDUCTIONSI  This Store  6 pm Monday. June 29  to 6 pm Tuesday. June 30  To prepare for this Major Event  Home  Furnishings  HOURS    Mem. - Sal. 9:30 -9 pm  KernsPiaza  Hwy; 101 & icrtboi M.  Gldsons  in Store Financing  Available OpAC.  886-8886  i_jkfojswi_rf.  i_rtr��i*ifa--i  iih1IJilSiii1iiiifi.lil  llMMMUi.  (M


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