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 Legislative Library  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, BC V8V 1X4  87.6  Press release  Teachers in  work stoppage  At noon sharp last Sunday children, with their antennae honed,  flooded Holland Park in Gibsons to search for and find the eggs  In meeting with MLA  No transport results achieved  The Sunshine Coast Teachers  Association (SCTA), along with  other provincial teacher associations had been hoping for a  deferral of job action as a result  of the Ministry's offer of  discussions regarding Bill 20. It  is with great regret that we now  hear the the government has  chosen to proceed with second  reading of the bill just as talks  were commencing. This is  perceived as a direct betrayal of  the talks and it now appears  that action is inevitable.  B.C. Teachers Federation  president Elsie McMurphy said  of the government's action, "I  am angry and disappointed. I  find it incomprehensible that  the government would sabotage  our discussions before they even  got started."  Unless the government takes  immediate action to lift the bills  from the legislative agenda and  submit them to real and comprehensive amendments, Sunshine Coast teachers will be  withdrawing services on Tuesday, April 28 for a full day  study session.  Parents should be aware that  this will mean no instruction or  supervision at schools on Tuesday, and would be well advised  not to send students to school if  the withdrawal of services pro-  cedes. It is our understanding  that the Board of Trustees will  communicate with parents  through a newsletter and, if  necessary, through announcements on CBC FM radio  690 and Mountain FM.  This action will be followed  by an "Instruction Only" campaign during which teachers will  be providing normal classroom  instruction, but no extra--  curricular participation.  Teachers will not be present at  schools until 30 minutes prior to  class and will be leaving no later  than 30 minutes after class.  The SCTA will be holding  public meetings next week to  advise parents and the public of  their concerns for education  under the new legislation. These  meetings will be at 7:30 pm as  follows: Elphinstone Secondary, Gibsons, Tuesday, April  28; Chatelech Secondary,  Sechelt, Wednesday, April 29;  and Pender Harbour Secondary, Thursday, April 30.  The SCTA sincerely regrets  the inconvenience to parents  and students, however ����� we  believe that the effects of this  proposed legislation not only on  teachers, but on the education  system as a whole, are serious  enough that demonstrative action is essential.  ; A recent meeting between  members of the Sunshine Coast  Regional 7X)is1trict?;;'tSCKD)'  Transportation Task Force and  MLA Harold Long "set up a  rapport with our MLA" but  faded to get any concrete  results, task force chairman  John Shaske reported to the  Transportation Committee last  week.  The question of a 10:30 am  ferry sailing had become a non-  issue by the time the meeting occurred since the B.C. Ferry Corporation had announced that  once the sailing was started on  May 15, it would stay on,the  schedule indefinitely while the  ICRD on tour  corporation watches how much  it's used.   ._    ..���._. 7......���..--.-,.,  : An adjustment to scheduling  of the ferries to accomodate  connections between Langdale  and Nanaimo, and the question  of a permanent late sailing will  be "looked into" Long promised the group.  Shaske's report of the MLA's  comments regarding the  Highway 101 by-pass brought a  slow but blistering diatribe from  Area A Director Gordon  Wilson. Several minutes after  the chairman related that the  by-pass was a "low priority"  and that Long had suggested  any pressuring for action on it  would cause the improvements  to Highway 101 to bedome "an  even lower "pHpBt^': $fWoi&  raised his hand to speak.  "I've been trying to bite my  tongue," he told the meeting, j  "but I'm furious at the response  we got about the highway bypass. Every semi-trailer truck  that drives this coast is a hazard,  whether it's empty or full. They  barrel down that goat path past  the Jolly Roger and as summer  approaches we have more and  more cyclists, campers, tourists  and horseback riders on the  road. Someone's going to be  killed and I hope this government is prepared to take respon  sibility for that. They promised  iri rae last election that if this  'M&ta went Sooted,, these things  ; Would be dealt with."  The committee passed a  recommendation that the  Economic Development Commission take up the course of  the late night sailing and connections to Nanaimo.  Later in the meeting, a  recommendation was passed  that the regional district write to  the Canadian Transport Commission asking them to require  that all tankers carry a placard  stating the contents of then-  load. It was felt that this would  help in the handling of any accidents in which a tanker truck  might be involved.  Farrington Cove  By-laws which' will provide  for the rezoning necessary to the  Farrington Cove subdivision  development will be receiving  third reading after that recommendation was passed at last  week's meeting of the regional  district planning committee.  Director Jim Gurney seconded the motion to recommend  third reading but followed it  with cautionary remarks to the  developers. He pointed out that  after third reading, the by-laws  will go to the Ministry of  Municipal Affairs for their acceptance before being returned  nt goes  to   the   regional   district   for  reconsideration and adoption.  Gurney said he would not be  prepared to vote for adoption  of the by-laws at that time  unless district engineers had  confirmed that the sewage  disposal system proposed by the  developers would be compatible  with an overall sewer system  which may be constructed in the  area at a future date.  "We know that there's an  ongoing sewage problem in  Pender Harbour," he said,  "eventually that's going to have  to be addressed."  Foreshore inspeotion  by Ken Collins  r Friday, April 24, members of  the Regional District Foreshore  Committee toured Sechelt Inlet.  Trie purpose of the six hour  field trip was for committee  members to get a visual perspective on the impact of the variety  ofland and waterlot leases in  the area.  ��� Participants included  Regional Board Directors Brett  McGillvray, Jack Marsden and  Gordon Wilson. Henry Boas  y/as there from the Ministry of  Forests and Lands as was  coastal planner Catherine Ber-  iis. Committee member Art  Giroux was guide and skipper  utilizing the MV Tzoonie.  I There are approximately two  dozen fish and shellfish farms  leasing lots in the inlet. To  rhany, aquaculture is viewed as  the new gold rush and the  panacea for a fragile economy.  The inlet presently contains  eight marine parks and there are  obvious conflicts between industry and recreation. Tourists  want to see raw unspoiled  nature. Logging scars and industrial noise may drive these  people elsewhere. Local  residents may want to retain the  esthetic qualities they believe to  be their heritage.  As well as eagles and many  aquatic birds, Sechelt Inlet stiU  attracts seals, killer whales and  porpoises. Can aquaculture  peacefully co-exist with these  natural predators of salmon?  Kfo one knows yet. It is this and  countless other questions that  the Foreshore Committee is attempting to come to terms with  in a fair and democratic manner.  Logging and aquaculture are  facts of life. They are not a poor  man's sport. To say that  millions are to be made or lost is  not an understatement. One of  the farms visited is spending  over $1000 a day just on feed.  The individuals behind these  farms have a primary responsibility to protect their investments.  A few rninutes after leaving  the dock the committee came  across a cliff upon which were  some old petroglyphs. Access  was blocked by an oyster farm.  Turning the corner into Narrows Inlet the group was greeted  by  a  logging  scar  that   ter  minated at the water's edge.  A short time later a huge half  sunken shed from one of the  fish farms was passed. Apparently it had sunk at the  beginning of the week and was  either towed or drifted to where  it was partially beached on  Crown Land.  Just outside of Narrows Inlet  was a rockly islet where dozens  of seals were enjoying the sunshine. These situations cannot  be viewed from behind a desk.  Thursday, April 30, the  Foreshore Committee will be  meeting at 9 am at the regional  board office to work on a proposal for future foreshore  study. It is the type of committee that encourages input from  the public.  "Seawaik is to  protect our sewers  99  "I think people have to  remember that the seawaik is  there to protect our sewer line  and that is first and foremost,"  emphasized Mayor Diane  Strom at last Tuesday's Gibsons  Council meeting. Her comments were made in reference to  a letter from W.M. Mitchell and  B. Yates.  The two residents listed a  variety of reasons for council to  consider dirt with clover as a  surfacing material for the  seawaik.  One of their concerns warranted attention from Alder  man Norm Peterson. The fact  that wheelchairs and strollers  cannot negotiate gravel will  make the seawaik inaccessible  to many people. "As much as  we can within our budget, I just  think we should try to make it  accessible to as many people as  possible," he told the meeting.  Public works foreman Bob  Marchand reassured Peterson  that his plans were to cover the  gravel with sand, which would  accomodate light strollers  although wheelchairs will likely  be unable to maneuver on the  surfacing  John Bolton of John Bolton Signs installs the Coast News sign outside the new office on Cowrie Street  (beside Trail Bay Sports) under the watchful eye of Fran Burnside. ���John Burnside photo Coast News, April 27,1987  Ferry views  Now that the tempest in a teapot stirred up about some  local politicans getting the Nanaimo ferry delayed five  minutes to make a connection for a meeting on Vancouver  Island has died down somewhat, it may be appropriate to  make a few comments.  In the first place such co-operation on the part of the  ferry crews is not all that unusual. Our experience has been  that if you have good cause for making connection those  operating the ferries will do their best to accomodate you  whether you are a politician or not.  In the second place, why there should be a fuss made  about making a ferry connection which should by rights be  scheduled by the ferry corporation routinely escapes us entirely. We simply do not believe that adjusting ferry  schedules by 15 minutes to make the connection is beyond  man's ingenuity and it should have been done long ago.  Our elected officials should be insisting on a permanent  change in scheduling that would allow the Vancouver  Island connection to be made by all. Of what use will it be  to promote the Sunshine Circle route if those who take it  find that moronic scheduling by the ferry corporation  leads them to spend the best part of summer days sitting in  the ferry parking lot?  The single most objectionable aspect of the whole silly  flurry, in our opinion, was Regional Director John  Shaske's snide and unpleasant attempt to discredit the  mayor of Gibsons for the expenditure of $40 extra to get to  the meeting in question.  The question is, how long can regional directors retain  credibility in their stated intentions of co-operating with  the municipalities while indulging in such back-stabbing  pettiness.  And further, what right does Shaske think he has to  complain about misuse of the public funds when he has  been for years a cheerful participant in the quite lavish  dinners that regional directors enjoy at public expense between their planning and board meetings?  If you live in a glass house, Mr. Shaske, best to keep  your slingshot in your pocket.  Dead right  Former Conservation Officer Pat Mulligan is dead right  when he tells the regional district that if we are going to try  to attract visitors to the Sunshine Coast then something  has to be done to improve the access to the sea.  It is a continuing scandal that launching ramps have  disappeared and access trails to the beach remain unmarked, grown over or built over.  *lf Regional Director Gordon Wilson is anxious to get to  work on the issue we suggest he could not do better than  begin in his own regional district. No regional district has  retained good access to water but certainly Wilson has as  many access trails as anyone which have been taken out of  the public domain.  from the files of the COAST NEWS  5 YEARS AGO  Regional Director Jim Gurney of Area E is elected to  be regional board chairman after the resignation of  Alderman Brian Stelck of Sechelt.  Municipal Affairs Minister Bill VanderZalm writes to  the SCRD expressing concern about the "number of  borrowing by-laws coming through my office" from the  SCRD.  Trustees of School District 46 are wrestling with the  problem of trimming almost a quarter of a million  dollars from the schools budget in such a way as to  minimize the effect on education.  Builder George Giannakos* plans for a hotel in Gibsons are running into difficulties with the village's  design guidelines.  Thirty thousand people participate in a peace rally in  Vancovuer.  10 YEARS AGO  Boat owners register their complaints about increased wharfage rates in Gibsons Harbour.  Alderman Lorraine Goddard brings before Gibsons  Council plans for a revised, smaller swimming pool.  Mayors Harold Nelson of Sechelt and Larry Labonte  of Gibsons join regional board Chairman Harry Almond  in proclaiming May as 'Family Month'.  Long-time resident and community activist Bob Nor-  minton of Sechelt dies at his West Sechelt residence.  20 YEARS AGO  The mysterious light hovering over Bowen Island has  been identified by John Hopkins of Hopkins Landing as  a series of lights on a Channel 8 rebroadcast transmitter.  k 30 YEARS AGO  In Sechelt, the Coast News is represented by Mrs. Ed  Lumsden. Consult her abour her advertising needs.  Phone Sechelt 44W.  40 YEARS AGO  Elmer Jorgenson of Halfmoon Bay was fined $10 for  operating a motor vehicle without a licence.  Mr. and Mrs. Rodger Simmings made a hurried trip to  Vancouver. We strongly suspect it is to do with a keg of  nails for their new house near Wakefield.  The Sunshine  Publisher & Managing Editor Co-Publisher  John Burnside M.M. Vaughan  Editorial  Penny Fuller  Advertising  Fran Burnside  Linda Dixon  John Gilbert  Production  Jan Schuks  Saya Woods  Bonnie McHeffey  Distribution  Steve Carroll  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  .1 ���*   V *>  '? ��� -..  ' ^.'  <'V  ,1     '--. ,.~<��( A*��  A~-     . .;.~'&*..r.s  \J   ,,  ','  ..  ��,V Vv v ,  The Haida Monarch, MacMillan Bloedel's self-propelled log barge,  releases her load of mixed hemlock and spruce logs at L & K sorting  grounds in Howe Sound last Sunday morning. The log barge was  held in position by the assist tugs Smithy I and Syringa, of Active  Marine Towing, while her 'port tipping tanks' were flooded with  water creating a thirty degree list to port which caused the mass of  logs to shift and slide into the water. With the sudden release of  weight, the vessel simultaneously surged sideways and ahead re-  i_Ss_��__,  quiring the assist tugs to push and pull her clear of the sorting  grounds. -���  The Haida Monarch, built in 1974, is 423 feet long, 88 feet wide  and has a log carrying capacity of 16,000 cubic meters (3,000,000  board feet). The ship is powered by two GM Electromotive Diesels'  with a combined rating of 7200 horsepower, giving the vessel a ser-J  vice speed of twelve knots.  ���Kent Sheridan photo,.  The play-offs  I was watching a portion of  Saturday night's hockey game  between the Winnipeg Jets and  the Edmonton Oilers and  something struck me that I  didn't hear any of the commentators mention. It might have  been mentioned, . but I didn't  hear it because 1 only saw approximately half of the game.  It was almost certainly the  first time in the history of the  Stanley Cup that the. starting  ^goalkeepers for both teams were  coloured athletes. It may even  have been the first time that two  coloured players participated in  the Stanley Cup playoffs at the  same time. *  Now Grant Fuhr/for Edmonton and Pokey Reddick fori  Winnipeg may be trail-blazers;  in the matter of coloured-  athletes participating in the;  Stanley Cup, but there is not the  dramatic removal of a colour;  bar which Jackie Robinson had;  to face when he became the first  Negro player to play in the big;  leagues of baseball.  The lack of coloured players!  in the NHL has more to do with  a   relatively   few   coloured;  athletes who have sought to;  make Canada's national game  their area of activity. There has i  been a long line of male and!  female sprinters, for example,  who have performed at world;  calibre level in the colours of  Canada - Harry Jerome of Vancouver and Ben Johnson currently   dazzling   the   running  world out of Toronto as his  home base, come to mind.  But coloured hockey players  have been few and far between.  Back in the 1950's there was a  very good winger called Willie  O'Ree who played most of his  career in the minor leagues but  did get a few games for Boston  Bruins, if memory serves me  well.  , O'Ree's failure to crack an  NHL line-up had more to do  with the-,fact that the old six-  team NHL had too many good  players vying for too few jobs,  than.any problems with his skin  colour. In today's league Willie  O'Ree would have been a  regular on more than half of the  teams in the league.  Maybe this historic occasion  would have passed without my  notice if there had been a  modicum of suspense in the  hockey game, but Edmonton  Oilers were doing a very convincing portrayal of the irrestible  force and it appeared unlikely  to this viewer that the Winnipeg  Jets will win a single game in.  this series.  It looks like the Stanley Cup  Finals this year will most certainly feature the Oilers who  have come up with a stingy  defence to back up their'  awesome offensive talents.  Their opponents will be either  Montreal, if the Canadiens  come all the way back from  their poor start against the  Quebec Nordiques or, failing  some more of Montreal's Cup  magic it will be the Philadelphia  Flyers and the Oilers in the  finals.  Backed up by Grant Fuhr in  goal and their new impressively  stingy defence and led by a well-  rested Wayne Gretzky and  Mark Messier, it will be the Ed  monton Oilers taking the cup in  a great final whoever they play.  Next   year,   watch   those  Canucks.  Coast Lines  The Tuft of Flowers  Excerpted for Bonnie  I went to turn the grass once after one  Who mowed it in the dew before the sun.  The dew was gone that made his blade so keen  Before I came to view the leveled scene.  But he had gone his way, the grass all mown,  And I must be, as he had been, ��� alone,  'As all must be,' / said within my heart,  'Whether they work together or apart. *  But as I said it, swift there passed me by  On noiseless wing a bewildered butterfly,  ...But he turned first, and led my eye to look  At a tall tuft of flowers beside a brook,  A leaping tongue of bloom the scythe had spared  Beside a reedy brook the scythe had bared.  The mower in the dew had loved them thus,  By leaving them to flourish, not for us,  Nor yet to draw one thought of ours to him,  But from sheer morning gladness at the brim.  The butterfly and I had lit upon,  Nevertheless, a message from the dawn,  That made me hear the wakening birds around,  And hear his long scythe whispering to the ground,  And feel a spirit kindered to my own;  So that henceforth I worked no more alone;  But glad with him, J worked as with his aid,  And weary, sought at noon with him the shade;  And dreaming, as it were, held brotherly speech  With one whose thought I had not hoped to reach.  'Men work together,' / told him from the heart,  'Whether they work together or apart.'  Robert Frost  'Prohibition Days' for Sechelt?  by.Nancy MacLarty  Not too long ago Sechelt  voted 'no' to the privatization  of liquor outlets. Now Sechelt  council has turned thumbs  down on a beer garden for  Celebration Days and the  Chamber of Commerce is looking for some other way to break  even at this June event.  Council decided that to have  a beer garden in downtown  Sechelt in full view of our young  people would be "ridiculous  and controversial" in light of  the support they had just given  a drug and alcohol abuse program being planned at  Chatelech Secondary School.  One alderman is quoted as saying "it would present quite a  spectacle, for highschool  students if they see their friends  19 and up drinking beer and  they can't go in."  Well, these are very noble  and well-meaning words. If that  is the view of the majority of  our municipal leaders then  perhaps they should go whole  hog. After all, if our teens are  so easily- led that just seeing  something being done makes  them want to do it, then there  are a lot of things that should be  changed on the Coast.  For instance, I believe that all  drivers' licenses be lifted in the  area. After all, if the under 16's  see their older peers driving,  what's to stop them from immediately heading for the  family car and taking off down  101 with a crazed look in their  eye, licence or not? Besides, if  everyone in the area were forced  to walk, it would go far in promoting a fitter population, carbon monoxide pollution would  drop dramatically, and money  spent on paving roads could go  to better use.  Further, all restaurants  should have their liquor licenses  taken away immediately. Imagine the way our poor kids feel  when we take them out for dinner and have wine with our  meal when they have to settle  for pop. Any pub or lounge  should have all windows boarded up and outside patios closed  so that passing teens cannot see  or be affected by those who  choose to legally imbibe. All  B.C. liquor outlets in the area  should be closed. Any television  program that shows drinking  must be banned as well as all  advertisements for alcoholic  beverages whether on TV,  billboards, or in magazines.  (Sorry about that sports fans!)  As well, anyone who chooses  to drink in their own home must  have one room, preferably in  the basement, designated as 'the  wet room.' Any person who  partakes of an alcoholic  beverage in their home must do  so only in that room and at  times when children are either  asleep or in school. All drapes  must be closely drawn. When  not in use, 'the wet room' must  be locked and the key carefully  hidden. Also, any alcoholic  beverage served in the room  must be served in a tea cup so  that if a child successfully tries  to peek, they will not be inflamed or led astray by the sight of  drink.  A law must be passed giving  council the power to enter any  home at any time without prior  permission or consent to check  that the rules regarding 'the wet  room' are strictly enforced. A  '1-800' number, should be  established so that under age  children may 'snitch' on their  **   ���*  parents without fear of reprisal*  Council should also be erris;  powered to order blood or uriri^  tests on anyone at any time. ;^  Any church that uses rea^  wine in their communion serj  vices will be prosecuted and'  closed. Any private functio&i!  such as wedding receptions wii��  not be allowed to serve ait5��  alcoholic beverage if thos^  under the age of 19 are present lq  A member of Sechelt council q��  his assign must be in attendance^  at any of these private fuiKJ-jr  tions, whether they know ttie^  celebrants or not, to see thajfc  these rules are strictly enforce^  If the function at which the iii4  fraction takes place is a baptist  or christening, council shall ini��  mediately expropriate the child.%  Now there are some who ma$  think that I am kidding aboti��  all this. To them I say 'anything  that's worth doing is worth do'^  ing well.' And to the SechelC;  Chamber of Commerce may ;��*  suggest the theme 'Prohibitioh^  Days'? Who knows? This may;^  be the best thing to hit Sechelt*  since regular ferry service. After;*  all, look what bootlegging di4>  for Chicago! 7;> Coast News, April 27,1987  3.  >abour Congress itiarlks w��rl&er fatalities  j   Editor:  ; The Canadian Labour Con-  | gress has chosen April 28 of  j each year as a day of mourning  i nfor Canadian workers who were  ! victims of work place accidents  ! and disease.  !^: On thousands of job sites,  J^eamps, ships, offices, mines,  j^mills, and everywhere in  {^Canada where working people  �� make things happen, safety is a  |7high profile issue and trade  j^lmions are always pressuring  governments for tougher occupational health and safety  i standards.  t. There is a much more safety  ! conscious attitude among young  ! workers than was the case in the  ! past and they are quick to bring  'unsafe conditions to the  I employer's attention. This is  ; due mainly to the- presence of  'their union. We seldom hear of  anyone being fired for complaining of unsafe conditions  today.  However, to think that safety  and occupational health conditions are going to only get better  is false.  High unemployment, actions  by employers and governments  to hamper trade unions, a move  toward "Right to Work" laws,  improper testing of toxic  , materials, etc., will all increase  workplace hazards.  The proposed changes to the  B.C. Labour Code will without  a doubt, increase job hazards by  weakening unions and is, in  fact, trying to destroy them.  The Social Credit Government  is playing fast and loose with  workers lives.  In many cases, unions have  closed down unsafe work sites,  they have lobbied governments,  the Workers Compensation  Board and the medical profession in the interest of their  members' health and safety.  April 28 is a day to remember  the working people who have  paid with their lives in the  building of our country.  It is also a time to reflect on  what we've done and what must  still be done to make our work  sites safer. To do this it is absolutely essential to have a  strong, free trade union movement in Canada.  Doug MacKay  On workers' rights  Drugs costs soar  Editor:  This Thursday, April 30,  Fred Wilson, the Labour  Secretary for the Communist  Party in B.C., will speak on the  implications of Bill 19 and 20  for working people.  It was during the 30's and  40's that the struggles took  place which resulted in workers  getting such benefits as  unemployment insurance and  the right to organize and  bargain collectively.  It is not well known but it is a  fact that communists played a  major role in these battles for  labour rights. Bill 19 is a direct  threat to these hard won rights.  Decades of relentless anti-  communism in the mass media  has made it difficult for people  to listen with an open mind to  what communists have to say.  Try to break through this  mental barrier and come and  hear Fred Wilson at 7:30 in the  Marine Room below the Gibsons Library on Thursday,  April 30.  Hans Penner  Editor:  y The seniors of this province  rjave recently been placed in a  frightening situation by the  government of B.C.  I'm speaking, of course, of  the measures imposed by the recent provincial budget. As of  April 1, seniors began paying  part of the cost of their  prescription drugs. Soon, they  will also begin paying a $5 user  fee for certain therapies such as  physiotherapy and podiatry.  For most seniors, these services  are necessary if they are to remain as active as they'd like.  It has been estimated that a  single or widowed senior, living  in, his or her own home and  needing pharmacare and  therapy, may be faced with additional costs of up to $350 per  year.  7 These budget measures represent a major policy shift in our  health care system. For 20  years, governments of all parties  have supported universal  ^overage of health services for  ;��J>lder people. It's a system that  jjs highly respected and admired.  It cannot be thrown away  without first seeking some consultation with the people most  directly affected, the seniors of  B.C.  That is why I'd like to encourage your readers, young  and old alike, to make their  views known on this issue.  Write to Premier Vander  Zalm, Health Minister Peter  Dueck, or your own MLA or  me, and let your voice be heard.  It can make a difference.  Anita Hagen, MLA  New Democrat Spokesperson  on Senior's Issues  Egg hunt thanks  Editor:  Thank you to all the folks  who helped with the Easter egg  hunt sponsored by the Gibsons  Landing Theatre Project Society:  Dorothy White, coordinator, and her daughter-in-  law who hid the eggs; Gale  Woodhouse for the beautiful  signs; Lilian Kunstler and  Dorothy White who donated  the eggs; Zale Dalin who kept  order among the children; and  the Coast News for publicity.  Eve Smart  Poor connection  Editor:  I am writing to express my indignation at the B.C. Ferry  system between Langdale,  Horseshoe Bay and Nanaimo.  Super performance  Editor:  Three cheers!  Hip, hip hurrah for the  students of Gibsons Elementary  for their super performance of  Joseph's Coat of Many Colours.  Hip, hip hurrah for the  parents, friends and others who  came out to support the well-  performed arid sensitively pro  duced musical.  Hip, hip hurrah for the staff  of the school who gave beyond  the call of duty for the children  and the community.  And a socking great tiger' for  the Eileen Glassford Foundation that will give future school  productions a setting worthy of  the local talents.       _.'������>  Eric R. Cardinall  The first ferry leaves  Langdale at 6:20 am. There is  no way you can catch the ferry  to Nanaimo. The Nanaimo  ferry is leaving when the  Langdale is docking.  If the Nanaimo left at 7:10  am, the people on the Sunshine  Coast could catch that ferry.  We miss several ferries to  Nanaimo.  If they changed the schedule,  the people would start to believe  in the ferry system again.  If there are any other people  who feel the same way, please  write to Victoria and Mn Long  iriiPowell River.  - Bernice Cams  C":)\  66  Service Loaners for Life  99  WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD  Wharf Rd., Sechelt MDL 5936  885-3281   |j  t ;  f��IOI-?�����&OfE U_��Oi-_TiE  Apr. 25  6 mo.  i yr.  2 yr.  3yr.  4 yr.  5 yr.  1st  8.75  9.25  9.75  10.25  10.50  10.75  2nd  10.50  11.00  11.50  12.50  V.R.M.  8.75  Professional Real Estate Service  Stan and Diane Anderson  (Off.) 885-3211 (Res.) 885-2385 Vancouver Toll Free: 684-8016  Anderson Realty Ltd., Sechelt  ELIZABETH and JIM DERBY  58 year residents of Sechelt  .  Jim & Elizabeth Derby celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family get-together April 18, 1987. Agnes  Wyllie, bridesmaid, and Richard Steele, best man, made  up the original bridal party. Family arrived from as far  away as Oregon, USA and Peace River, Alberta.  Elizabeth's sister, Mary Steele, sang a medley of songs, as  she did at Jim & Elizabeth's wedding, April 8, 1927.  Don't want to BUG ya  but...  We re CLEARING  w U I   our old stock  of already  made-up  \��\Mt  Come in  soon for  best selection  Your $C00  Choice       W each  r f - "I  ��� l_ .   - i> ,   -. - * t ^ VV.jg    -, ^^        ..   . ' ���mtwknmanwnnwnnm  " ��� -o����f"  <*otv 7 p-.ro-  dockside'  Weefeftj Spwd  PRICES IN EFFECT U^f!t$UN0AY/M^Y;3  Bath  1 litre  J   k-  ���/  English Leather  Stick Deodorant  TO&  -    7-<--   .* '  '   ' j *~ it  77^7:;d  $3SL  Mrs*  KQtmmn  met  t8>  ������*������;  Milan Cream Soap  'V'J  /*f   300 ml  ^  Toddler Plus Only  Elegance Plus Creams  $199  I Assorted. 500 ml Coast News, April 27,1987  UNNYCREST MALL  (Oik Atwwmoty  It's Our  And You're Invited  Check the next 6 pages for more  SUNNYCREST BIRTHDAY SPECIALS  This is our biggest sale event ever!  Come in this week  Check out the Super Savings throughout  the entire mall  i*fe��\$& C';> ^%'V4^i'?/��^ >,/74  I  LV  g#  _,  &-HK  ^3  #��i  &t*  r///7//fl!  :��l��4  1  kN...  r'jKj'C'MH  Jf '  Here's a quick guide  to the  ^i Sunnycrest Mall  Merchants  tern*  \  \  f  m  m&  B S. D Sports -  New sporting goods outlet. Your  Friendly People Place for Coast News  Classified ads drop-off.  Chico's -  Ladies' Jk teens casual wear.  Knit Wit -  Colour analysis, wool &.  cotton custom knitting  Linnadine's Shoes -  Formerly Don's Shoes. Name change  only plus a renovation. Same owners as  before.  The Coin Shop *   Stamps, Coins, Comic Books,  Collectors' Spoons. In a word -  Collectables.  GllSSy'S Dell & Snackery -   Formerly You Dels. Good  food, fast and friendly service.  Home Hardware -   New owners: Larry &  Juanita Wannamaker  Leeward Clothing Group  Men's &k Women's  casual &. work wear.  Silks & Lace *  Ladies' fashions, accessories!  &. lingerie  ���\w*:"  Lots of Easy Parking  m  -. ������������ >&*"'****^fe��.'.'..  ���w  Lv - -_?--  \  m  One-Stop-Shop in Air Conditioned Comfort  i-i___  riMv'jl;  //  tecS'.i  IK1.-.;*  '"r^Swy/flF?.;';''  ���*s  SUNNYCREST MALL  ?&K  $$$$��#�����  "a little bit city,  a little bit country.,  the best of both,  right here in Gibsons.  B & 0 SPORTS  BLACK'S CAMERAS  CANADIAN IMPERIAL  BANK OF COMMERCE  CHICO'S CASUAL WEAR  COIN SHOP  COMMUNITY INFORMATION  SYSTEMS  DEE'S FINE CLEANING  GIBSONS TRAVEL  GREEN SCENE  HENRY'S BAKERY  HOME HARDWARE  J'S UNISEX HAIR  JEANNIE'S GIFTS & GEMS  LEEWARD CLOTHING GROUP  LINNADINE'S SHOES  LIQUOR STORE  PARTY STOP  PHARMASAVE     .  PIPPY'S  RADIO SHACK  -ADVENTURE ELECTRONICS  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  SEW MUCH MORE  SILKS & LACE  SUNCOAST AGENCIES  SUNNYCREST LAUNDROMAT  SUPERVALU  THE CANDY SHOPPE  TODD'S CHILDREN'S WEAR  TOYS & HOBBIES FOR ALL AGES  GUSSY'S DELI & SNACKERY  WILLEE'S FAMILY RESTAURANT Coast News, April 27,1987  5.  Renovations boost local economy  ���������*  by Fran Burnside  %s Over a quarter of a million  /vtjollars in renovations to Sun-  ..irycrest Mall are currently  ^/underway, and seem perfectly  ���^jmed to coincide with the  .^celebration of the mall's tenth  ;���'/ anniversary.  ���' The good news in economic  :^and employment terms is that  |jSdrhost all of the work is being  ���3 done by local tradesmen.  .>-���' In   an   interview   with   the  "f Coast News and speaking on  behalf of owner Nelson  Rudelier of Vancouver, the  mall's off-site manager, Marvin  Mogul, noted that there has  been ongoing upgrading of the  mall ever sine*: Rudelier purchased it in 1981, with much of  the carpeting replaced with tile  in the interior, and landscaping  done outside. The current  renovations have been in the  planning stages for about a  year, and will gjve a whole new  look and atmosphere to the mall  as it enters its' second decade.  r  &  infli   Children's Sleepwear  ^& Sweatsuits  lOott  FULL SELECTION  OF CHILDREN'S CLOTHING  TODD'S  CHILDREN'S WEAR  ^Sunnycrest MallL ftflfe-9994;  ..r  Presently underway is the installation of five large skylights,  three on the lower level and two  on the upper. The increased  light will allow for the addition  of a large number of plants and  there will be three new seating  areas.  "We'll be buying over  $45,000 worth of first-class mall  furniture", said Mogul.  A real bonus for parents is  news of plans for a play area for  children in the centre of the  lower level where the kiosk  (formerly The Feathered Nest)  used to be.  The entire bulkhead or  overhead fronts of all the stores  will be redone, and new signs  will go up. The whole inside  mall will be repainted and  wallpapered.  The main entranceway to the  mall has already been enclosed,  and soon will sport display cases  to feature the wares of the merchants inside.  Changes to the outside front  of the mall will reflect the con-  sultant's suggestion of a  "Mariner" theme. Paint  around the windows will be a  dark turqoise blue, posts may  be made to resemble planks,  and the sidewalk will be redone  in a pebble coat.  Across the whole front, from  one end to the other, will be a  white awning with the individual store names painted on  it. And over the main entrance,  and every entrance, will be a  huge, ten foot high oval awning  showing the way in.  The new mall sign facing the  highway will also give the time  and temperature.  "These changes will really  spruce up the place", said  Mogul. "I think it's really going  to be gorgeous!"  Completion is scheduled for  late summer or early fall.  The only work which cannot  be done locally is the huge front  awning and its signage.  "We always, whenever possible, like to deal locally," stated  Mogul. "We find Coast people  really good to work with, and  we have a terrific contractor in  Roy Taylor. We just leave it to  him."  Fate seems to have come full  circle. Thirty years ago the very  first store which is now part of  Sunnycrest Mall was built by  Keith Wright and John Matthews. Then it was the Super-  Valu store; now the SAAN's  store.  Roy Taylor was the contractor then, too.  The Gibsons 'Man in Motion Committee raised $1274.53 for Rick  Hansen in their recent mall campaign. Winner of the giant  chocolate Easter bunny held by Lisa Allen was Leira Cleland of  Gibsons. Mayor Diane Strom drew the winning ticket as Don-  namarie Harrington Cline looked on. ���Fran Bumside photo  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  B & D SPORTS  in Sunnycrest Mall  until noon Saturday  "A Frlandly Paopla Place"  Yes, there is a rainy season in Aussie, like no  other rainy season you've ever seen. Great  bucketfulls of the stuff that turn a billabong into Niagara bloody Falls.   ,  Good thing a DrizaBone does keep you  100% dry. No bulldust, mate, here's why.  THE OILSKIN  This stuff has been around for 200 years. It  was first thought up by the poor desperate  buggers of the Royal Pommy Navy. These  scurvy lads soaked canvas in beef tallow and  oil and slung it on as waterproofs.  No less desperate, Aussie convicts stole the  idea, eventually refining the gear until we  have the DrizaBone of today - Egyptian cotton  instead of canvas, wax instead of beef tallow.  In Egypt, the cotton plants grow with long  Why a DrizaBone  is  'dry as a bone'  fibres, Christ knows why. But a longer fibre  means a stronger cotton ��� incidently, you  can prove this by wearing a DrizaBone and  chucking yourself into a barbwire fence. Ordinary cotton would tear. Egyptian cotton  resists the barbs.  Right, so you've got this cotton, strong as  the grog in Jimmy's pub, which is impregnated with a special wax an' oil mix ��� the  cotton, not Jimmy's pub.  Anyhow, that's oilskin. Keeps the buckets  out and breathes a bit for comfort.  THE DESIGN  The steaming pile of oilskin doesn't help  much though, until you've got her all sewn into something with a bit of design.  That's the other reason a DrizaBone works,  there's lots of it to keep the wet off. The skirts  are long, go all the way down your midcalf  and have leg straps sewn onto the inside of the  skirts. Snap 'em around your leg to keep  Mother Nature from blowing her muck all  over your knees.  LEEWARD CLOTHING  CROUP  Sunnycrest Mall  y   886?2715  PAMPERS  Toddler 36's,    Toddler Plus 32's  Super Absorbent 40's  $  SALE  10  49  Rowntree Family Size  SNACKBARS  9 W EA.  Delsey 4 Roll  TOILET TISSUE  $  SALE  1  Sun Brella  SUNGLASSES  up to $14.00 Retail  All at Vm\ Price  6 Pak of Pocket  FACIAL TISSUES  SALE  99  Milupa Instant  BABY  FOODS  Just add Water  Fruits - Veg.  - Cereals  SALE  $  Betty Crocker  MICROWAVE  POPCORN $2���  SALE  A New Selection of Hoyle  JIGSAW PUZZLES  550 pieces  Reg. $7.99  $  SALE  5  49  Our Spring and Summer Toys are now On Display  S  YUtfe  bo  SPA*  *4*  9��  GIBSONS PHARMASAVE  Sun n y<cre $XJV^iuli/---'';^i;b?��'P^<i  Post Office  Utility Bills Coast News, April 27,1987  WM$��M$W0mi  Celebrates  Sunnycrest's  TM  *  V,  NX  w***^!^.*^ (  ^���^SSSSw^   \\. ^  M^v^w^s   ^j  <<* te^'i'����<��t^&NjS$^*fe^fc��4��&^*����^  No Name ��� 4 flavours  icecream  Limit 1 Per Customer  2.99  4 Litre Tub  s��a^  vjetfte*  They  cut from Canada grade A beef  chuck blade  <  C7-1#  S163K ���  hone-in  ^ &*\  .V-*  ��  .^  kg  2.62  blade  steak Coast News, April 27,1987  limit 2 lbs with a family order  I Foremost medium  eggs  doz.  limit 2 per customer  Oven-Fresh  white or 100% whole wheat  bread  454 gm  loaf  California Iceberg  lettuce  ���M*<  '^k  heads  for  California Sunkist  oranges  kg .55  size 138's  Purex  bathr  tit  m  tissue  Sunlight  8 roll pack  2.59  *?''  laundry  detergent  SAVE 3.00  12 litre box  6.99  Sunlight  liquid detergent  Southern Growers ��� frozen  1 litre bottle  2.29  ��� _ _���  orange juice  341 ml tins  65  Sno-Cap frozen choice  French fries  1 kg bag  68  Super Valu frozen  hash browns  1 kg bag  .68  Berryland frozen  choice peas  1 kg bag  1.19  No Name special menu  dog food  8 Kg bag  5.79  Glenn Valley standard grade  peas or cream corn  iase of 24 tins 9.95    39B ml tins  2/. 89  : Oven Fresh  : white or 100% whole wheat  dinner rolls  each  .09  Cashmere  bathroom tissue  case of 96 rolls 22.95 *roU Pack m  Golden Grove  apple juice  98  Kraft ��� regular or light  Miracle Whip  1 kg bottle  2.99  T litre carton  69  Foremost ��� plain or fruit flavour  yogurt  175 gm cup  ���vH  MJB ��� 3 varieties  coffee  369 gm fins  2.99  7-Up or Pepsi ��� regular or diet  mixers  750 m/ boff/e  68  Fraser Gold ��� pieces & sfems  mushrooms  283 mi t/ns  while stocks last   no rainchecks  .49  Viva  paper towels  With 1 Complete  Super Saver  Card  ��� n_r9  2 roll pack  with 1 complete super saver card  Crest  toothpaste  With 1 Complete  Super Saver  Card  100 ml pump B  with 1 complete super saver  Ofd Dutch  1  potato chips  With 1 Complete  Super Saver  Card  200 gm pkg  with 1 complete super saver card  mm  Prjces Effective Moncjlay, April 27 to Sattirdely, Wlay 2  VVe re_erye the right  to limit qiic^ritittes   ." 8.  Coast News, April 27,1987  ^^MBM9Mj^KM^KX  The adventures of a plastic e  by George Cooper, 886-8520  Just over a month ago five  year old Simon MacKenzie  picked up an egg-shaped object  on the beach at the Gibsons  Marina.  His mother Alia MacKenzie,  who lives near the marina,  recognized the plastic egg as one  of those dispensed from candy  machines. A twist and the egg  opens to expose the candy inside.  A*C1<NIT WIT  CoV>** is  Sunnycrest Mall  886-2717  Instead of candy Alia and her  son found a note, the paper stiff  as parchment from the salt  water, with one readable name  and an address in Prince  George, and "write me" below.  By coincidence Alia had  recently lived in Prince George  and this prompted her to write  to the address given on the  paper in the plastic egg.  Her letter startled a 16 year  old, Brad Slyman, who had  quite forgotten the plastic egg  and thought someone with a  very strange sense of humour  was playing a joke.  With the help of his mother  and his chum Gary, whose  name had also been on the  paper in the plastic egg, Brad at  last recollected the occasion  when the message was written  and dispatched in the lake.  For that is where the boys,  then 12 years old, had flung the  egg into Kamloops Lake near  Savona while picnicing on their  way home to Prince George.  For four years the plastic egg  bobbed and bumped its way  down the Thompson, the Fraser  and Hell's Gate, until disgorged  into the Georgia Strait.  Four years! And safe haven  at last in Gibsons Harbour, just  a few months late for centennial  year celebrations.  Alia MacKenzie said that the  egg had travelled about 500  kilometres on this incredible  journey.  Some will remember the National Film Board's "Paddle to  the Sea" that has always  fascinated youngsters. There a  similar journey of a carved  child's toy was traced from a  river to the ocean. Remember  that anyone? If you do, tell me  how it ends please. Just forgot  for the moment.  Simon  will  remember  this  Easter egg, I'm sure.  ELPHIE GRADS  Anne Parker, whose family  We're a 101  We have more than 10  great fashion ideas  In-Store Specials  on  selected  items  life* $c Hate  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  886-3100  resides in Hopkins, an Elphinstone grad of 1982, has been accepted in library science  master's program at UBC, and  will begin the two year course  this fall.  And among Elphinstone  grads of last year, Victoria  Gazely is just completing her  first year arts at Capilano College in North Vancouver. She  plans to continue her studies  there next year.  Deri Kinsey returns on June 1  from Australia where he has  spent two months visiting  friends and working on a farm.  He plans to attend college or  university next fall.  Trevor Epp will be home  briefly for a visit when his college year in Manitoba ends, and  then he returns for a summer  job in the province. Trevor has  been studying Greek, philosophy, English and history in a  BA program at the Mennonite  Brethren Bible College and College of Arts, an affiliate of the  University of Manitoba.  GOOD LUCK  Best wishes to Gus and Verda  Schneider as they launch into  the delicatessen business as  Gussy's in the Sunnycrest Mall.  Gus has just finished three  winters as chief ice-maker in the  skating arena and curling rink  in Redwater, Alberta.  LIFEBOAT 7  . Within hours of its launching  on Saturday, April 18, Gibsons  Lifeboat 7 was out in rough  weather and freezing temperature to assist in calls to search  and rescue.  Beginning at 10:30 pm Saturday evening and lasting until 9  am Sunday, Lifeboat 7 responded to one call after  another.  "One of these," said chief  coxswain Roy Boutelier, "turned out to be a false alarm. A  Please turn to page 12  Benchmark Propane  Attaches quickly to Burner Head  1145W807-12  400 gm  Special  Cotton  WORK GLOVES  8 ounce white  Reg. $1.19  5032-029-12  Special  FAN RAKE  5062-308  Reg. $9.99  Special  ' Landmark  GARDEN SPADE  5070-200  Reg. $9.99  .���71 ������  799  _  Landmark Adjustable  CULTIVATOR  Reg. $13.99  Now  24% Lead  CRYSTAL  Assorted Pieces  25% - fis'm*  '    50% OF,  Come In & See the Newest  Bike in our Vagabond line!  Vagabond 12 sp  MOUNTAIN  BIKE Special Valu  99  Checkout in.store Specials  Fishing Licences Full line of tackle  Softball & T-Ball  Equipment  f HOMECARD  1  LANDING HOME HARDWARE  .61  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons ���  Home of the  Handyman  886-2442  Enjoy a  Soft Drink  (12 oz. cup Pepsi)  .V, \  .  Compliments of:  Jack Clements  Ltd.  Grey Beverages Distributer  TKMC^i  ��:���;���  m  ���%$&  m  m*W\  The  Party Stop  Saturday Only  May 2  IN SUNNYCREST MALL  .��>���  Donations may be made here to the  Rick Hansen Man in Motion Fund Coast News, April 27,1987  We're K^elebratin  f  our  n+ji^H year here in  SUNNYCREST MALL  Come in for our daily  O ttrpride Special  every day this week  Enjoy the best tasting bread  on the Sunshine Coast  over 20 varieties plus buns ���  HENRY'S BAKERY  Sunnycrest Mall  & Coffee Bar  (Still Gibsons' only 50' cup of coffee)  886-7441  I  if*  CHECK OUR  SPECIALS RACK  for special prices on  MEN'S, WOMEN'S, CHILDREN'S  Sports Clothing  WpriC0$on  flER* SPALDING  GotfClubm, }  For all your  sporting needs  -��   ���% c____r%__y_N__-- -  Chamber  elects new  executive  Once again the congratulations are coming in on the  beautiful gardens at the Information Centre. We cannot  thank the Garden Club enough  for the excellent job they do for  our community every year.  Our annual elections took  place on Tuesday, April 21, and  the chamber would like to express its most sincere thanks to-  Mrs. Sheila Kitson for her time  and dedication to the position  of president for the past two  years.  While we are saying thanks,  how about a big cheer for Mark  Guignard and his car lottery  which netted the chamber  $2000.44 to help with various  community projects. A special  thank you to each and every one  of you who purchased a ticket  to help this project along.  Seventy-one of the tickets purchased were from other parts of  British Columbia and Canada.  The next general meeting of  the Gibsons & District Chamber  of Commerce will be a dinner  meeting and the installation of  the new chamber officers. The  dinner will be at Pronto's  Restaurant at 7 pm on Tuesday,  May 19. Tickets are $10 each  and may be obtained at the  chamber office between 10 am  and 3 pm daily or phone  886-2325.  Elected for the coming year  are: Richard Mennie, President;  Bryan Rubin, Vice-President;  Linda Gilbert, Secretary;  Sharon Webber, Treasurer.  D'arcy Burke, Suzanne Ryer-  son, David Stigant, Linda  Hickman, Steve Sawyer, Laurie  Perkins, Paul Franske, Sheila  Dunn and Vene Parnell are  directors.  New officers will take office  on May 19.  Wish Mom  a glowing day.  Send the FTD�� Scented  Candle Bouquet.  $30���� & up. Available  here or anywhere  in Canada or US.  J$i  Mother's Week starts  May 4. Just call or  H!^ visit us today.  fiffJhJifiW  /_-  liiiiiila  il'iJHTTirH Check our in-store Specials  30% -.50% off  -Bedding Plants      A   ., b|   Now fo Motner's Day.  ���Hanging Baskets -������ f  Specials  on  FLEECE  Tops  Pants  Skirts  Papillon Cottons  Spring Colours     for Ladies & Teens Casual Wear  f.).?.;.!}!*.  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiijiiiL^^  Sunnycrest Mall ______ 886-3080  ^��ft-r��i:^>'^:fe* fi  ^NivtR^tClJvvs  66  Feelings" by Kaufman  - Leather walking shoes  - non-slip rubber soles  - slip-on and lace-up styles  - good selection of sizes  and colours  <    "    ,�� :.# y%.<rrr  C    ALL NORTH STAR RUNNERS 20%  OFf      )  Sunnycrest Mall (across from SV)  886-3371  CANVAS RUNNERS BY L.A. GEAR  JUST ARRIVED!  '���riwniUiiMftiH'ra fiiifi7  -   y^yiu&&^%$&***<��*   Urn  ' <f    Jli-qSf L<*>Ki *W#��tK'S'" *i j },******  i.L   i   J  Mall, Gibson* 886-2624 10.  Coast News, April 27,1987  These students from Roberts Creek Elementary placed second against eight other teams from all over  B.C. in the provincial finals of the 'Olympics of the Mind.' "I've never seen such energy!" commented  another coach about the cave play the team performed, in which section they placed first. From left:  Christy Sfoochnoff, Ben Tveter, Adam Gibson, Tige Pollock, Miriam Kirk, Anna Kyle, Dallas Fmnegan  and coach Mrs. Linda Kyle.  ^  _\<*e  *"    <**  SP  fitf*  V8*  20% OFF  EVERYTHING  in the store*  ���except certain coins  See our many collectables  "���COM SHOP  Sunnycrest Mall 886-8142  Roberts Creek  Softball start-up  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  C-ASmiFIKDS  at  Tti* Coast Ntwt  Gibsons  "A Frlandly P*opl* Plae*"  by Jeanie Parker, 885-2163  The Roberts Creek Legion  ladies softball team got its  season off to a good start last  week. Their first game, against  the Gibsons Ball Hawgs, ended  in a 4-4 tie and on Thursday  they defeated Pender Harbour  12-6. The ladies play at Roberts  Creek Elementary tomorrow  (Tuesday) at 6:30 pm.  GARAGE SALE  The Roberts Creek Legion  Ladies Auxiliary is holding a  garage sale on Saturday, May  24, starting at 11 am. There'll  be coffee, doughnuts and a  door prize. If you have items to  donate phone 886-3084,  885-9258, 885-3522 or 885-3326  for pick up.  LEGION ENTERTAINMENT  Also coming up at the Little  Mmmmmmmawnmanmrnmamr*���^'"''"**  Legion this month are Larry  Bransen on May 8 and 9, Steve  Hubert on May 29, and Terry  the Music Man on May 30.  Plans for June include a VE  Day celebration and the  branch's 40th anniversary.  LONG TIMERS PASS  Sad to note the recent passing  of both Sheila Danroth and  Charles Merrick. Both were  long-time residents and, living  in the heart of the Creek, they  seemed an integral part of it.  Condolences to their families.  FOLK DANCING  Adrian Belshaw's folk dancing group at Roberts Creek  Elementary on Wednesday  nights has a lot of fun but I'm  told they could use more people. Call Continuing Education  if you are interested.  Spring  Fashions  on Sale  :.  '���' 4*3*"  ���*   _*"  70  Coat by Steilman  Reg. $210  SALE $168  Pippy*$.  NYCREST MALL  886-3866  Gibsons cool to sign change  A request by Vene Parnell of  the Sunshine Coast Tours and  Charters to relocate, and add  to, the directional sign at the  corner of School Road and  Highway 101 received a chilly  reception at Gibsons Council  meeting last week.  In a letter to the mayor and  council, Parnell pointed out  that the sign, which had been  paid for by three businesses,  had been located at the back of  the property in May 1986 before  any development had taken  place. Now that improvements  at the site are completed the  businesses, Gibsons Marina, the  Ritz Motel, and Sunshine Coast  Tours, want the sign moved to  the front of the property and an  eight foot by one foot red arrow  put along the bottom to draw  attention to the bay area.  Alderman Bob Maxwell called the idea a "sacrilege" and  pointed out that "rather than  being part of a background the  sign would be the dominant  feature on that corner."  Village planner Rob Buchan  told council that when they  agreed to install the sign last  spring they were "bending a bylaw" and that the present location of the sign is adequate.  Some discussion ensued  regarding the style of sign which  would both serve the purpose of  directing people to the museum,  library, post office, etc., and be  esthetically acceptable. The  matter was referred to planning  for their recommendations.  Arne  Joan  14/  offering RED CARPET INSURANCE SERVICE  do u 4k  Homeowner ��� Tenants ��� Automobile  ��� Business ��� Boats ���Computers  ��� Travel ��� Life ��� RRSP ���Notary Services  Sunshine Coast Autoplan Centre  OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK - LOTS OF EASY PARKING  SwccMMt Aqwcm Lid.  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons 886-2000  Covering the Sunshine Coast for over a generation  The Time  Perfected  Awaits YOU at Jeannie's (...Don't be Met)  This week 'til May 2  20  %  off  all Seiko Watches in stock  SILVER STERLING CHAIN  &  TRI COLOUR SILVER CHAIN  20  %  off  European Jewelry designer & goldsmith, Mr. Kurt Stoiber  will be in the store all day Friday, May 1.  Remember: Graduation & Wedding Gifts will be coming up soon.  Use our Lay-away Plan.  For a Fine Selection of  Cultured Pearls  Karat Gold Jewelry  Watches - Seiko, Lorus  Gems - precious & semi-precious     Jewelry & Watch Repairs, Appraisals  Quality custom-made jewelry from our gold & gems or yours  Visit  9  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  Gifts & Gems  886-2023 Coast News, April 27,1987  11.  These seals took a break from the water and feeding to bask in the Friday. It has been reported that the seal population is on the in-  afternoon sun on the rocks off of Hyland Point in Sechelt Inlet last crease in local waters. ���Ken Collins photo  Pender People /n' Places  April Pender Person on the move  by Joan Wilson, 883-9606  .Our Pender Person for April  is always on the move, either at  the morning aerobics class, with  a gang of youngsters, or helping  out with community events.  ;7/Sage Wright came to the Harbour with husband Brian and  children Andrea and Cris-  topher, building their own unique home high above Hotel  Lake.  Sage has been involved in so  many different activities:  playschool, Beavers, Cubs,  Parents' Advisory Committee.  She gives her time cheerfully  and enthusiastically, and is  always ready to work on the less  glamourous jobs, like fixing hot  dogs or cleaning up, as well as  in executive positions.  Sage, you are a real asset to  Pender Habour, and we want  you to know that we appreciate  all you do for our community  and our youngsters!  CONGRATULATIONS!  I missed one notable Harbour  musician from the list last week,  Klisala Harrison, whose violin  solos and ensemble playing won  her several prizes in the Sunshine* Coast Music Festival.  Congratulations, Klisala!  More congratulations to the  13 students who successfully  completed the Babysitter  Preparation Course at Madeira  Park Elementary. These young  people will make excellent  babysitters for Harbour  families. Their names are  available through the school  newsletter. Thanks to Bill  Hunsche, Diane Gamble,  Lynne Munro and Pam Hed-  derson for their assistance in  running the course.  TE���n���F  PLAY BALL!  Come but and cheer your  favourite gals on Thursday  nights at Madeira Park Elementary field, 7 pm. The Pender  Harbour ladies softball team  nearly won its first game last  week! Thanks to IGA, Gordon-  dale Logging, Pender Harbour  Realty, Miss Sunny's Boutique,  Pender Harbour Community  Club, and the Ladies Auxiliary  to Branch 112, Royal Canadian  Legion for their generous support.  BAZAAR NOTES  The annual Community Club  Bazaar is coming up May 2 at 2  pm. Bring in any contributions  of home baking, white elephants, mystery parcels or.  flowers and plants (labelled,  please) on Friday, May 1 at  6:30, when workers will be setting up.      .,  The Community Club has  provided the building for the  Bargain Barn (which supports  our clinic), built the washrooms  and Information Centre, provides utilities for the library,  sponsors and provides the hall  for youth activities, and provides a $400 bursary to a local  secondary student.  Won't you come out and help  the Community Club raise some  of the $1000 it takes each month  to operate the hall? Come for a  lovely afternoon tea served by  the Pender Harbour Guides.  DON'T FORGET  Bingo at Egmont every second and fourth Wednesday,  sponsored by the Lioness Club.  The more players, the more  games and more prizes!  Refreshments available, too.  Swap Meet at the Community Hall is May 9. Call Hans  Schroeder, 883-2573.  nm  diabetes  f[)  rJARE-A-VAN*---1  Egmont News  Looking back  oneyear  Nurse Educator Joan Johnson, RN of the Canadian Diabetes  Association was at Sunnycrest Mall Saturday to increase awareness  ^jpfo Diabetes. As well as answering questions and giving out infor-  ; 7 mation whe was giving free blood sugar tests. ���Ken Collins photo  Spring college grads  IppThree programs had gradua-  fltibjnV Recently at the Sechelt  K^unpus of Capilano College.  t&TfiieFpod Service Worker Pro-  7gjam,:|Adult Basic Education  ^T^Ojgram and the Basic Com-  ;��buter/Word   Processing   Pro-  7 giam ^completed classes with  v ceremonies on April 22 and 23.  The  Food  Service Worker  Program was a part time course  offered   to   those   already  employed or seeking employment in local intermediate and  long   term   care   facilities.  Modelled after a program at  Vancouver Community College  and offered for the first time at  the Sechelt Campus, the course  covered nutrition, special diets  and the aging process.  Students enrolled for one or  more sections (26 of them), and  14 students completed all three.  The Adult Basic Education  Program celebrated its 10th  year at the Sechelt campus with  a special cake. This program offers high school upgrading in a  number of subjects to those  wishing to pick up their high  school graduation or to complete specific course requirements for more advanced  study.  The program has enrolled  almost 1000 students since it  began, and is the longest running ongoing class at the college  in Sechelt. Some 25 students  completed courses and eight  were eligible for Ministry of  Education certificates this year.  The ceremony on April 22  was addressed by Capilano College President Dr. Douglas K.  Jardine. Also present were  Janet Morris, Administrator of  Satellite Campuses, and instructors Margo Rawsthorne and  Terry Alder.  The April 23 ceremony was  addressed by Associate Dean of  Career/Vocational Programs  Beverly Harnett, Basic Computer Program Co-ordinator  Nancy Bury, Adult Basic  Education Co-ordinator Arne  Thomlinson, and instructor  Julie Southerst.  After the ceremonies  graduates and their family and  friends joined staff, faculty and  administrators for a brief reception.  by Ann Cook, 883-9253  Just a year ago Jed andTAme  were impatiently waiting- for  baby brother Shea to arrive.  Fish processing plants were  springing up in Egiripnt.  Headlines were yes, no' and  maybe.  Expo was also headlines and  were we going? YeS, no and  maybe.  Nan White just a year ago  was in hospital recovering from  an operation.  LOOKING BACK 2 YEARS  Two years ago Vi Berntzen  was in hospital recovering from  an operation (both of these  women are the pictureof health  this year).  Fitness class was in full swing  and I was 20 pounds less.  School kids were getting  ready for their Hornby Island  trip.  Jasper went missing, never to  return.  LOOKING BACK 3 YEARS  John G., Annette S., Elaine  G., and Gerald M. were going  to Prince Edward Island as exchange students.  This year Marie Wallace is  going to Nova Scotia.  BACK TO 1987  We have Easter smorgs,  Easter teas, Lions pancake  breakfasts and auctions^  Backeddy into summer hours,  hummingbirds, and John  Seabrook is back and we are  remembering Sunday, May 10 is  Mother's Day.  ��� Results of the Easter Hat  Tea: door prize was won by  Russell Silvey; flower contest,  Shirley Hall; egg contest, Shannon Wallace; fruit raffle, Donna Salter; candy raffle, Danny  Cummings; and cake raffle, Lee  Hartley.  The prettiest hat prize was  won by Dolly Wallace (who  else?); most original hat was  Leila Griffith; and the funniest  hat was won by Iris Griffith.  Local spinner and weaver artist Heather Fearn is our person  of the month to be proud of.  Heather's work of "felted  pillows" are on display at the  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in  Sechelt.  ..r-Wtlls Who?!  ANNOUNCEMENT %  Dr. Dan Kingsbury ~  has opened his 2nd Dental Office at the  Pender   Harbour   Health   Clinic.    He ^is  available at this  location Tuesdays and  Wednesdays. 7:  For appointment Call 883-2764 ^  !__i��j5_  TOOLS  RENTALS  i.Sm.all Engine Sales, arid Service ���  CHAI.NSAWSI PUMPS. GENERATORS7LAWNMOWERS  .������������    ���:���..-'        ���������V.'.    . , ..".��������� :<*%S     " ���������.������ ������:���  Madeira Park, next to AGBuilding Supplies  883*9114  Pender Harbour  Fire Protection District  FIRE PERMITS^  April 15 to Oct. 31/87   \  ,4  All Permits $2  Available at  Oak Tree Market  Madeira Park. 883-2411  Last  chance.  lb check out your Yellow Pages listing  in the Sunshine Coast Directory.  If you've expanded your business, taken on new product lines or madia  other improvements now's your last chance to make sure your Yellowp  Pages listing is up to date. r        ' m  You might also consider multiple listings in the directory under all the! p  categories that apply to your business. And listing each firm you represent  so your customers can find you easily. (Charges apply for changes and||  extra listings.) H|  Remember, time is running out. Call Dominion Directory Company Ltdjl  toll free at 1-800-242-8647 l %  Yellow Pages f]T  yWow pages  RICKHANSEN  Man in MotionWorp Tour  National Real Estate  Service is proud to  support The Min   ���  in Motion  World Tour.  %.  Kilometers to date.  All "the salespersons at Gibsons  Realty are making a donation for  each sale made in the office  during April and May  ..:-,:���    to Rick Hansen .  Is your child safe?  Jul ach year thousands of children become victims _______k_  lach year thousands of children become victims  of accidents in and around the home. You can  reduce your child's risk of injury by ensuring a safe  environment.  The federal government passed stringent new  safety standards for cribs last fall. Make sure you  select a crib that meets all safety standards, and keep  it in good condition.  Remember that children's sleepwear and clothing  can burn easily and that your child should not play  near fireplaces, stoves or heaters. Polo-style pyjamas  are safer than loose fitting nightgowns.  Provide close supervision if your child uses a  walker, especially near stoves and electric cords, and  ensure that stairways are closed off.  For more information on how you can protect your  child, please contact the nearest office of Consumer  and Corporate Affairs Canada.  1+  Consumer & Corporate  Affairs Canada  Harvie Andre, Minister  Consommation et  Corporations Canada  Canada  .1 12.  Coast News, April 27,1987   Port Mellon's mill manager Harry Cargo answers questions from a  Gibsons area resident who is concerned about mill odors. On hand  at Canfor's open house held in Gibsons last Tuesday were other  management representatives who, with the help of display boards,  explained Port Mellon's efforts to reduce air pollution.  ���Kent Sheridan photo  Owners find ally  in ministry  Condominium owners on  Farnham Road appear to have  found an ally in the Ministry of  Municipal Affairs in their battle  with Gibsons Council over  water connection charges. A letter from Hector Topham, Inspector of Municipalities, was  brought to council at last week's  meeting.  Topham presented several  points raised by affected owners  which the ministry consider  relevant to the issue. He pointed  out that "when the properties  were  purchased  the solicitors  cleared all outstanding charges  and taxes. Water connection  fees were not outstanding, yet  the services were in place."  Before requesting council to  come up with a fair conclusion  to the matter, he expressed difficulty in understanding how  the contractor could have made  a major connection to the  town's water, supply without the  knowledge of town officials.  Council members made no  comment on the letter, referring  it to their solicitor before any  further discussion takes place.  Food Bank needs help  The Sechelt Food Bank has a  new co-ordinator, Petra Det-  willer. After many years of service, Maria Lwowski steps  down from the position for a  well deserved rest.  To ensure the continuation of  the Food Bank program to the  community, we are asking for  volunteer help. The organization needs people to help in sorting, bagging and distribution  of food. Also required is someone   with   a   van,   station  wagon or truck to transport  food to the Food Bank.  Funding is provided through  donations of food or money  received from the booth set up  in Trail Bay Mall. Assistance in  manning the booth would be  greatly appreciated.  If you can help, please call  the Volunteer Action Centre at  885-5881, or drop in to the office of Community Services at  the Dock on Cowrie Street in  Sechelt.  George    in    Gibsons  Continued from page 8  false alarm that ended in considerable damage to one rescue  boat and only by a miracle, no  injury to the crew.  "If the crew had been thrown  overboard when their craft hit  the deadhead, they would have  perished in the heavy weather  and the cold."  Roy added, "Emergency  flares set off an immediate  response by rescue craft. A false  alarm, no matter how amusing  at the time to the perpetrators  can easily lay the death of a  Crew member on their consciences."  After the search for an overdue Horseshoe Bay rental boat,  then the false alarm, followed  by the towing of a rescue boat  that had broken down, the crew  was requested to assist in getting  fire fighting equipment to Gambier at about 9 am on Sunday.  This trip was called off and  Lifeboat 7 and crew "stood  down".  "We became officially operational last Wednesday," said  Roy, "and now we have a busy  training program ahead of us."  Plant & Book Sale, Sal., May 2,10:30 - noon al the Gibsons United Church Hall,  Glassford Rd.  Gibsons Public Library Book Sale in the Marine Room, May 2, 10-5. Lots of good  books to choose from.  RNABC monthly meeting, Thurs., May 7, St. Mary's Board Room, 7-8 pm.  Business Meeting, 8 pm."Guest Speaker, Dr. Jim Lugsdin, Topic: Public Health  Issues.  The NEW Sunshine Coast Chapter of Women's Aglow Fellowship (interdenominational) will meet Thursday, April 30, 7:30 pm at Greenecourt Hall, 5810 Medusa  St., Sechelt. Dessert & coffee, singing and fellowship. For information call  885-7483 or 885-7701.  Alderspring's 6th Annual Art & Craft Show at Hunter Gallery, April 28-May 16.  Opening at 2 pm, April 28 with light refreshments and raffle draw.  Garden Bay Waterworks District Annual General Meeting to be held on Monday,  April 27 at 7:30 pm, Garden Bay Fire Hall.  Harmony Hall Dance April 25 at 8 pm. Wear your Easter Bonnet or tie. For tickets  call 886-7605, 886-8734 or 886-9058.  .0peti'^;^a��:^  LOTTED **  PRODUCE  California Grown  NAVEL  ORANGES5/1.00  Sizel38's  Hawaiian Grown  PINEAPPLES        ��� 1.29  Imported  SUGAR PEAS  ..^���*_  IM>^  ���   Ilk*?-,  wi  :���&'������ ������&!<��&���:   ^^^2  Pender Harbour Long English  CUCUMBERS  ea.  Pender Harbour Hot House  TOMATOES ��.1  79  29  Cortina  tomato  paste      5.5 oz.  Hunt's  tomato  SailCO 398 ml u  Hunt's - Whole, Stewed, Crushed  tomatoes    39* m/ .77  Viva  2/. 69  67  Kellogg's  Corn  Flakes  675 gm  1 REDEEMABLE ONLY AT    KEN'S LUCKY DOLLAR  SAVE 50C  ON THE PURCHASE OF ONE 675 gm PACKAGE OF  tfctfcyo* CORN FLAKES  WITH THIS COUPON  To the Dealer: For redemption mail to Herbert A.  Watts Ltd.. P0 Box 2140, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1H1.  1 1 Enter opposite Code 78 on coupon debit slip  cw��coa.    Coupon expires: May 3,1987 |  ���1!  CORN^J  HAKES j (*  2.09  'SS** -  paper towels  Bathroom Tissue  2 roll I ��� __./  j^r��*t-i��( w������    m ��w��*v annW        mm. anwW  Purex        siio.oB  Catelli  macaroni or       _  spaghetti    sooSm .99  Skippy - Crunchy or Smooth  peanut  butter      500am 1.79  bar soap 4-95gm 1.39  Heinz  In Tomato Sauce ^ _  spaghetti    ow���? .87  Pacific  evaporated  milk 385ml mii  Peek Freans Chocolate Digestive  cookies    200 3m1.  Colonial - 3 Varieties I?  wafers     250 gm 1.69  Christie's Honey Maid  graham i  wafers wogm l _d��J  Alley Cat Dry  cat food      ikg\  No Name Powdered  laundry  detergent    <>/.  Aquafresh _     _ ^J  toothpaste 100 mi 1.59  Automatic Dishwasher Detergent  Electra Sol .1.4 k3 3.  3.59  Day by Day, Item by Item, We do more for you  C Viirittv  Deli and Health  jfoobss  Fresh  PASTA  886-2936  MARY'S  VARIETY  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  GIFTS FOR  MOTHER'S DAY  MAY 10  Winner of our Easter Draw:  Marie Scott  Gibsons Landing, next to the Shell Station  886-8077  H<{ty  THRIFTY'S  OPEN 10-4, TUES.-SAT.  FOOD BANK  May 6 & 20  1-3 pm  upstairs above  Ken's Lucky Dollar  PShow Piece ^Ns"'��  1 _    .. mthe Gibsons  fa    dalicry    ^r,-.. M3rkel  SALE  Ready-Made  Frames  280 Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons  886-9213 Coast News, April 27,1987  13.  Assorted Varieties  yogurt    J75gm2/.99  Cortina - Random Cut  cheese    15% Off  Snowcap Choice  French fries ik9  Niagara  orange  juice  341 ml  Fibre Goodness 100% Whole Wheat  bread       57oam 1.29  Hamburger & Hot Dog  buns  8's  1.29  The WINNER  of our  MELITTA COFFEE MACHINE  is  Del Smith  Gibsons  in proviclin^, Quality, & Friendly Service  ��  ^(W&dtoVU,  886-7744  Car Care Guide  VW Rabbit, Dasher,  Scirocco  Reg. $8.95    Sale $5.95  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  Corner School Rd. & Cower Pt. Rds.  Upstairs  --  -*-^-xx*=  Gar  Plumbers  work 8 hours  Our Phone  works 24  For emergency  CALL US  serving the Sunshine Coast  Seaside Plumbing m.  886-7017  Canada Grade A  WHOLE  CHICKEN  Cut Up  Fresh Canada Grade A Beef  SIRLOIN TIP  STEAKS  NOW'S THE SEASON  to be preparing for the chills of next winter. Time, folks, to be making  your this year's batch of rhubarb wine. If you haven't got time to make  it now just chop up those rosy little stalks and pop them in the freezer.  Meantime you surely must have time to make...  RHUBARB COMPOTE  4 cups rhubarb chopped in 1" pieces  1 cup brown sugar, or more to taste  Satisfy the urge  with our  beautiful  Spring Fashions  Cottons  Silks  Cool Wool  ENTER OUR  MONTHLY DRAW  OPEN  SUNDAYS, 11-4 pm  FRIDAYS 'til 7 pm  Gibsons Landing   886-2470  GIBSONS LANDING  TAX SERVICE  ��� Income Tax Preparation  ��� Small Business Accounting  ��� Typing Services  ��� Resumes Prepared  Tues. - Sat. 10:30 - 5  (Located in 'The Doll's House')  Past Ken's Lucky Dollar      886-6229  Fresh & Live Seafood  Open 11-11 Daily  886-2334  Gibsons Landing,  across from Dockside Pharmacy  Fletcher's Deli  4 Varieties  SLICED  MEATS  100 gm  Fletcher's  COOKED  HAM  175 gm  1 teaspoon powdered ginger  1 lemon, grated rind and juice  3 tablespoons preserved ginger, finely chopped  1. Place rhubarb in shallow casserole dish. Mix preserved ginger with  it.  2. Sprinkle sugar, lemon rind & powdered ginger evenly over rhubarb.  3. Squeeze lemon juice over top.  4. Bake   at   350��F  for   30   minutes.   Chill   well   and   serve.  ...or try another simple dessert...  RHUBARB JELLY  4 cups rhubarb, chopped finely    IV2 cups water  a little oil 2 tablespoons unflavoured gelatine  1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons icing sugar  1. Wipe jelly mould with oil. Wipe off any excess with paper towel.  2. Place rhubarb, sugar and 1 cup of water in enamel or stainless steel  pot and bring to a fast boil stirring until sugar has dissolved. Simmer covered for 10 minutes.  3. Sprinkle gelatine into remaining water, stir and leave for a few  minutes to soften. Stir into the rhubarb, and continue stirring  until dissolved.  4. Pour into jelly mould. Chill three hours or more before turning out.  NEST LEWIS  Mrs. W: Sorry, can't find that recipe anywhere.  adidas^  Men's & Ladies'  Active Wear  and Footwear  ^o^  AT RICHARD'S  Come in and enter our promotional  draw. You may win a ladie's or  man's track suit.  Open 7 days  a week  Customer parking  in rear Coast News. April 27.1987  We^Mf&f&&&MffiffiM  ime at library  ���-*���<?**  The dignitaries were in Sechelt again as the sign on the site of the new seniors' hall went up. From left:  Len Herder, Chairman of the Building Committee; MLA Harold Long; Mike Timms, First Vice-  President and acting president of the Sechelt Seniors; Larry Grafton, past president and Vice-Chairman  of the Building Committee; and Sechelt Mayor Bud Koch. ���Fran Bumside photo  Sechelt Seniors  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  Starting on Thursday, April  30 at the Sechelt Public Library,  1 pm, Dawn will be presenting a  weekly childrens story time for  children from two years to five.  For further information call her  at 885-1910.  Sechelt   library   hours   are  Tuesday, 10 to 1 pm, Thursday  and Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm.  WHALE OF A SALE  It is time again for St. Hilda's  Church "Whale of a Sale" to be  held on Friday night starting at  7 pm and Saturday from 10 am  to 2 pm on May 1 and 2. Watch  for the big sign at Barnacle  Road to the church in Sechelt  and you can't miss it. Fabulous  bargains.  VOLUNTEER ACTION TEA  The third annual Volunteer  Recognition Tea is on Thursday, April 30 from 3 pm to 4:30  pm at the Sechelt Legion Hall.  Just a reminder to those planning on attending.  ELDERHOSTEL HOSTS  The Elderhostel programv is  taking place at Capilano College May 31 to June 6, and June  7 to June 13. It is in need of  more hosts for Elderhostel  students who will be coming  here.  Hosts are paid $90 per week  and provide breakfasts, lunches  and some suppers. They also get  to be involved with the courses  that are being presented and  generally join in the fun,  meeting many new people from  all over North America.  More information is available  at   Capilano   College.   Phone  885-9310 for April Struthets or  Diane Staples. There j are  already 90 students registered.  3  w^an^bwamantwwm^anwnm  m m _���� wit _w  Quote of the Week  Trust in God, and be unmoved<jby  either praise or false accusations  ...depend entirely on God.       I  BahaV Writings  'J m^o********* *aV w^np^w^r^PHP^-e^Hg^;   C   -ftf-   ���   ���   ���  ���r-���  ���   ��� ���-���--- ^.mJj^at,  province ol ���'  British Columbia  .-. . * ��� -7  OPEN HOUSE  SECHELT DISTRICT OFFICE    H  British Columbia Forest Service  Ministry of Forests and Lands  Wednesday, May 6,1987 ��� 10 am to 4 pm  The public is invited to an Open House at the B.C.  Forest Service District Office at 1975 Field Road.  Indoor and outdoor displays will be set up in  recognition of National Forest Week and the 75th  Anniversary of the B.C. Forest Service. ,  B.L Custance, District Manager  Giroux presents Inlet overview  by Larry Grafton  At our regular meeting on  April 16 we were favoured with  a showing of slides, and a running commentary of explanation  by Art Giroux. Sechelt Inlet was  the locale and the five hour  charter trip to the Skookum-  chuck Rapids and way points,  lunch at the Narrows Inlet  Wilderness camp, and return to  RECOGNITION  OF  ACHIEVEMENT  DEBBIE MEALIA  Investors is proud to honour  this outstanding Personal  Financial Planner for exceptional service on behalf of her  clients in 1986.  An expert in money management, this Personal Financial  Planner advises individuals,  families and companies on  savings and investment strategies, retirement planning,  taxes and inflation, and a  variety of investment funds.  Her clients turn to her for her  experience, her dedication to  personalized service, and the  technical resources of the  company that pioneered in  the field of total financial  planning.  Investors Syndicate Limited  is a member of the Investors  Group Inc., which manages  or administers assets of  $7 billion.  Investors  Group  PROFIT FROM OUR EXPERIENCE  Porpoise Bay provided the  makings of a good days outing  for a group of 12 to 14 persons.  SENIORS EXERCISES  Irene Taylor- advises that  Monday sessions will continue  until the end of June prior to  the summer recess. However,  the Wednesday, sessions will be  terminated at the end of April.  For the information of participants, sessions will resume  on September 7 and 9. Please  mark your calendars accordingly.  JAY TRIP  May Widman has planned a  trip to the Van Dusen Gardens  and other points of interest on  May 6, leaving on the 8:30 ferry  and returning on the 3:30 pm  boat. The cost is $12 per person  which includes admission to the  gardens. Phone May at  885-5200 for further information.  SHOP EASY DRAW  Lucky members in the April  16 Shop Easy draw were: present, Larry Grafton, Fay Lewis,  and Margaret Johnson; absentees, Bill Graham, Barbara  Hanke, and Glenna Salahub.  For the information of our 70  odd new members this year,  please save your Shop Easy cash  register slips and bring them to  the hall. Madge Bell will process  them and return them to the  store where they are redeemed  on a percentage basis with $10  gift certificates which the  branch puts to different uses..  The Pie Raffle was won by  Mel Neelands.       ,. .' x  SENIORS CONVENTION //  Our branch will Jty'el  represented at the amiUal,  Seniors Convention beingMield  in Maple Ridge this year on  May 12, 13 and 14,'by four  delegates, each of whom will.be  entitled to a vote and a proxy  vote on the floor of the convention. Adele de Lange- of our  branch will attend as a second  vice president of the provincial  body.  OUR BUILDING SITE  This week a sign has been  erected on our property  designating the property as the  site of the New Seniors Hall and  suitably described as an Expo  Legacy Project. Our plans  should soon by completed at  which time decisions will be  made as to when the sod turning  ceremony will take place.  SEASON WINDUP  7 The season windup for crib-  bage and whist will take place  on May 5. Sandwiches and  dessert are planned for 12:30  pm and cards at 1:30 pm. (For  those of you card players who  wish to attend, please phone  Beryl Butler at 885-3793 with  regard to provision of the  refreshments. See you there!  Ladies'  Streaks $25��5  includes haircut  'til May 31  WAYNC  (5O0D  TIMES  Kern's Plaza, Gibsons      886-2121 -  ��� '������        -    -" ��� "'--'������ ^---���'��� ������'���   ���������'������"-��ft-*-  "   ������ *;'.'?  V  VOCJ  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  Two to tour Europe  INVESTORS GROUP INC.  Sunshine Coast  '886-8771  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Two Halfmoon Bay young  people are heading out into the  great big real world for an eight  week cultural tour of Europe.  The lucky ones are Earl and  Susan Perry of Francis Avenue.  Together with 28 other  students from Langara College  they will visit England,  Switzerland, Italy with a two  week stop off in the Aegean  islands. They are due to leave  on May 3 and will fly home  from London on June 28.  We wish them much joy on  this   fantastic   venture   even  through we may feel a little bit  green with envy!  VISITORS FROM ENGLAND  Vince and Marry Shannon  were recent hosts to Doug and  Maria Wheeler who now reside  in Wales but were back on the  peninsula renewing old acquaintances. Doug and Marcia really  appreciated the hospitality they  received from their many  friends during their stay.  GIRL GUIDE COOKIES  You can look forward to a  visit from some of the little  Halfmoon Bay Brownies some  time during the next two weeks.  They will be going door to door  selling Girl Guide cookies for  the annual fund raising event.  Please support them and help  the little ones know that they  are doing something worth  while. The drive starts this  week.  PLANT SALE  The Welcome Beach annual  plant sale scheduled for May 16  has now got a co-ordinator.  Grace Lamont has kindly  agreed to take on this task and  will be glad to hear from you if  ypu are willing to help in any  ���/ay. She can be reached at  885-9269. Hope you are busy  getting your plants set out and  ready to donate.  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  The regular monthly meeting  of the Halfmoon Bay branch of  the auxiliary will be at Welcome  Beach Hall on Monday, May 4  at 10 am. Plans for the coffee  and craft sale to be held on  Monday, May 11 will be finalized and the support of everyone  would be appreciated. Let's see  a good turnout for this meeting.  KIDS HELPING KIDS  Once again this year some  young people in the community  will be giving their time and  talents to help other kids who  are in dire need. A special evening of entertainment has been  arranged by Nikki Weber.  This will be a really great  show with all the performers being teenagers, so the theme is  "Teens 87" and will be a variety  of singing, dancing and acting,  Proceeds are for the Cystic  Fibrosis Foundation.  Date is Friday, May 22 at  Greenecourt and tickets at $4  each are now available at the  Book Store, Strings 'n Things  and at Books & Stuff in the  mall.  of  tV.'  PUBLIC MEETINGS  on the new  EDUCATION LEGISLATION  The Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association is inviting parents, students and general public to  meetings as follows to inform the community of the  specific concerns we have with Bills 19 & 20. >.       i  ��� i  .   ��� . ��� f  Gibsons area: 7:30 pm, Tuesday, April 28. '       '  Sechelt area: 7:30 pm, Wednesday, April 29.  Pender Harbour: 7:30 pm, Thursday, April 30.     ;  PLACE: Secondary School in each area.  I*  Canadian Radio-television and  Telecommunications Commission  Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des  telecommunications canadiennes  CRTC  Under Legislative Bills 19 & 20  You Can  KISS YOUR RIGHTS GOODBYE  Hear Fred Wilson - Labour Secretary  Communist Party of Canada  Guest Speaker at a Public Meeting  7:30 pm, Marine Room, Thurs., April 30,1987  (Below Gibsons Public Library)  Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Club CPC, Box 302, Gibsons, B.C.  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  CRTC - Notice of Public Hearing 1987-35. The Commission will hold a public hearing commencing on 8 June, 1987 at the Hyatt Regency, 655 Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C., to consider the  following: 54. GIBSONS (NORTH SHORE), B.C. Application (863107900) by MOUNTAIN FM  RADIO LTD., PO Box 1989, Squamish, BC VON 3G0, to amend the broadcasting licence for  CISC-FM Gibsons, by changing the frequency from 107.1 MHz to 107.5 MHz. This application  is contingent upon the Commission's approval of application (863101200) for a new FM broadcasting undertaking at Vancouver (North Shore) which would operate on a frequency of 107.1  MHz (see item 55). Examination of application: Municipal Hall, Gibsons. 55. VANCOUVER  (NORTH SHORE), B.C. Application (863101200) by MOUNTAIN FM RADIO LTD., PO Box 1989,  Squamish, BC VON 3G0, for a licence to carry on an English-language (Group I) FM radio  broadcasting transmitting undertaking at Vancouver (North Shore), operating on a frequency  of 107.1 MHz with an effective radiated power of 3000 watts. The application is contingent  upon the Commission's approval of application (863107900 amending the broadcasting  licence for CISC-FM Gibsons by changing the frequency from 107.1 MHz to 107.5 MHz. (See  item 54). Examination of application: North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, 131 - 2nd Ave.  East, North Vancouver. 56. SECHELT, PENDER HARBOUR, GIBSONS AND EGMONT, B.C. Applications (870522000, 870524600, 870523800, 870525300) by MOUNTAIN FM RADIO LTD., PO  Box 1989, Squamish, BC VON 3G0. It is proposed: a) to amend the broadcasting licence for  CISE-FM Sechelt by changing the program source from CISQ-FM Squamish to part-time from  CISQ-FM Squamish and part-time from the studios of CISE-FM Sechelt; b) to amend the broadcasting licence for CIPN-FM Pender Harbour by changing the program source from CISQ-FM  Squamish to part-time CISQ-FM Squamish and part-time from the studios of CISE-FM Sechelt;  c) to amend the broadcasting licence for CISC-FM Gibsons by changing the program source  from CISQ-FM Squamish to part-time CISQ-FM Squamish and part-time from the studios of  CISE-FM Sechelt; and d) to amend the broadcasting licence for CIEG-FM Egmont by changing  the program source from CISQ-FM Squamish to part-time CISQ-FM Squamish and part-time  from the studios of CISE-FM Sechelt. Examination of applications: RR 1 Lees Site, Sechelt;;>  Municipal Hall, Pender Harbour; 38011 - 3rd Ave., Squamish; Municipal Hall, Egmont.  INTERVENERS WISHING TO MAKE AN ORAL PRESENTATION, IN FRENCH, OF THEIR INTERVENTION AT THE PUBLIC HEARING ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM THE COMMISSION  IN ORDER THAT THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE.  The complete text of this notice and the application may be viewed at CRTC, Central Building,  Les Terrasses de la Chaudiere, 1 Promenade du Portage, Room 561, Hull, Quebec; and at the  CRTC Regional Office: Suite 1130, 700 West Georgia, Box 10105, Vancouver, British Columbia  V7Y 1C6.  Interventions must be filed with the Secretary General, CRTC, Ottawa, Ont K1A 0N2, with proof that a copy has been served on the applicant on or before 19 May, 1987. For more Information you may also call the CRTC Public Hearings Branch at (819) 997-1328 or 997-1027, CRTC  Information Services in Hull at (819) 997-0313 or the CRTC Regional Office in Vancouver (604)  666-2111.  Canada  ���a  is  d  Ja  t-.  3  3  &  O  ..'O  TI  ri  n  T  ?2  ill  ���rf  Ml  )���  Ol  :o  A Coast News, April 27,1987  15.  r Members of Gibsons' Youth Bowling League, ages 5 to 16, had their wind-up and trophy presentations  .      last Saturday. Congratulations, everyone! ���Penny Fuller photo  Day is Bay Mews & V i ews  Watching the whales  i  i i  by Jean Robinson, 88S-2954  My  aunt,   Jean   Lissiman,  former resident of the Sunshine  Coast, and I went by bus from  the Oak Bay Marina, Victoria,  to Ucluelet. Our driver pointed  out some of Vancouver Island's  features. The rainiest lake is  Henderson, the largest lake is  Kennedy, while the deepest is  "is 'Cameron.  L���_���   We paused for awhile to ad-  ^rnire the murals at Chemainus  O^and 10 minutes for a walk in  -��wonderous Cathedral Grove to  ^���������gaze on enormous trees with  i      tiny trilium growing beneath.  ! After a lunch break at Port  Alberni,   we   drove   on   to  Ucluelet,   where   we   were  welcomed aboard the Canadian  Princess and  shown  to  our  cabin.  We braved the pouring rain  and driving wind to take advan-  J      tage of pur free afternoon to see  the town.  Next morning we boarded the  50 foot MVNootka to go slow-  ,*$*\y down Ucluelet Harbour past  IJlS^cavorting sea lions, out to a very  trough sea. Waves 12 feet high  washed over the wheelhouse  . -which we really did not need as  �� it was already raining very hard.  | Definitely not for the faint of  | heart or non sailors.  t Our captain was competent  | * and knowledgeable. The deck-  V^Jiand, Elvan, kept the cofffee,  tea and hot chocolate coming to  f warm cold hands. We saw two  | 'blows' that morning.  j That afternoon our driver  took us to Long Beach, Wick-  annish Inn and a cove where  there were a pair of eagles and  their nest. We also spotted an  otter foraging along the beach.  With binoculars we saw the sea  lions on a small island offshore. It was more comfortable  to watch the stormy surf from  the shore. Truly awesome.  - Next day the sun came out  and the wind had abated a little.  We counted nine whale sightings, two close enough to see the  barnacled and patchy grey  backs. One was in the harbour  entrance in fact. These grey  whales were feeding and tending  to business. They are not nearly  as curious or playful as the  humpbacks.  The five boats that went out  that morning had only half their  assigned passengers. The day  fore was too much.   Two pm found us back on  the bus for the return trip,  ahead of two other buses  because our driver assured that  the Nanaimo bars at Coombs  Market were the best ever. He  wanted in first.  There were two goats on the  Kiwanis  Auxiliary  by Helen Weinhandi  The April meeting of the  Kiwanis Auxiliary was held in  the care home lounge amidst  bunnies and streamers, sure  signs of the upcoming resident's  dance (to which we were all invited).  Committee reports were  given and Joyce Ripper gave us  a preview of her Easter favours  and other special days; a display  of one of the many talents in  our auxiliary.  We welcomed our newest  member Maria Fredricks who  has offered to help with the  residents' personal shopping.  Thanks Maria.  Saturday, July 18 is the date  set for our annual Berry Tea,  held on the lawn at the care  home. It is a sure fun afternoon, greeting old friends or  making new, with door prizes  too!  Marlene Blakeman will  organize our dinner meeting for  June and it is hoped we have a  good turnout.  Next meeting May 20, see  you there.  roof of Coombs Market, their  trademark, and the Nanaimo  bars were good but the butter  tarts were excellent.  Dollar for dollar it was the  best money I have ever spent on  entertainment. The super  travelling companion only added to my enjoyment.  THANK YOU DAVID  After a short meeting of the  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Community Association, David Pye  began putting out silk carpets,  beautiful pictures made of carved stone and carved shell that  looked like paper tole.  The ladies present were  allowed to examine and feel  lengths of exquisitely embroidered silk and hand done  Cho-San or Chinese dress.  David's talk and slides were  of such interest, hilarious and  sad by turns, that many were  reluctant to have him leave.  However he has promised to  return again.  survey  start-up  The Chairman of the Sunshine Coast Economic Development Commission, Maurice  Egan, has announced that a  contract has been signed with  Quadra Planning Consultants  to conduct an Industrial Sites  Survey on the Coast.  The information to be obtained will be of direct benefit to  the Regional District Board, the  Town of Gibsons, the District  of Sechelt as well as to the Real  Estate and Investment Community  The Industrial Site Data Base  will be used to promote the  Coast to new industrial and  manufacturing enterprises. The  report will enable the Economic  Development Commission and  local governments to target their  promotional efforts to specific  and appropriate prospects.  The Industrial Site Data Base  will be computerized, regularly  updated, and available to local  and outside interests.  For more information contact: Maurice Egan, Chairman,  Economic Development Commission.  ELECTROLYSIS  permanent hair removal  NOW AVAILABLE AT Suptrshapt  BOOK TODAY!     Phone for your appointment  tte!rT Shin &  Health Centre  $UPif?$HAP  OPEN LATE THURS. & FRI.  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Workwear Store  FRIDAYS  prcre_tf^^-  100%  LOCALLY  OWWjED & OPERATED Coast News, April 27,1987  "Florida Images" and a horse hair and felted wool pot, both by  Jean Clements, and a runner by Nest Lewis are part of a widely  varied exhibition of the works of the Sunshine Coast Spinners and  Weavers Guild, on display at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre until  May 10. ���Fran Burnside photo  Channel Eleven  TUESDAY, APRIL 28  7:00 PM  Gibsons Pioneer Museum  Museum President Tarn  Johnson and Jack Inglis take a  look at some of the logging artifacts on display at the  museum.  7:30 PM  Bus Stop  The Driftwood Players production taped on closing night  at the Roberts Creek Hall.  THURSDAY, APRIL 30  7:00 PM  Sky Happy  A special musical production  from the students and staff at  Langdale  Elementary  School.  The play looks at the history of  flight.  7:45 PM  Fire Power  A completely furnished house  is destroyed by fire in this production that looks at how fire  spreads and the heat, smoke  and toxic gasses that create a  deadly environment in your  home.  8:00 PM  School Board Speaks Out  The third in a monthly series  from   the   board.   Topics   of  discussion   include   teaching  peace in the school system.  At the  Arts Centre  VOLUNTEERS  In A Class By Themselves  Continuing Education,School District  46, sends a special thanks to the vol  unteers working as tutors in the ABLE  and ESL programs and to all Volunt  eers working on the Sunshine Coast  - WE CARE!! .��_____��.  Two archeologists from the  British Columbia Provincial  Museum will be giving a presentation about British Columbia  13,000 years ago at the Arts  Centre in Sechelt on Friday,  May 1 at 7:30 pm. Richard  Hebda and Richard Inglis will  speak about the origins of the  people in this region, where they  came from and how they survived. Their talk will be illustrated  with slides and artifacts.  Richard Hebda, a curator of  archeology and a botonist, has  studied the role of the environment in shaping societies  around the world. Richard Inglis, another curator of archeology has studied the history  of native peoples in this province for the past 18 years.  Questions of your own?  There'll be time for those, too.  Admission is free. Refreshments will be supplied by the  Marsh Society.  Week '87  Your Voice, Your Vote,  Your Involvement - Local Government  To raise your voice effectively,  To make your vote work for you,  To give your involvement meaning,  BE INFORMED  Attend an OPEN HOUSE  ��� May 11-17 -  Watch for details in this paper  m*m  Worn  ���^^W^B^S^^WI^W^^.  by Peter Trower  High-lead logging greatly increased log production and this  led to the establishment of  much larger camps, particularly  on Vancouver Island. Some of  these huge operations such as  the Bloedel, Stewart and Welch  camp at Franklin River, employed upwards of 400 men. As  these companies began to push  their way back into the enormous island valleys, they began  to lay track and railroad log-  hauling came to the B.C.  woods. This was the heyday of  the 'roaring Shay', a specially  built locomotive, designed for  working steep grades. When the  'lode' shows really got going, it  was not unusual to see log trains  100 cars long, huffing their way  to the dumping ground.  It took a small army of boom  men to sort and stow the prodigious volume of logs that  poured out of the valleys. Nim-  bleness was a prerequisite for  this job. All the work was done  manually with peaveys,  pikepoles and hand augers. As  each many-sectioned raft was  made up, it was towed by steam  tug to the Vancouver mills.  These rapid advances in logging technology, introduced a  new and dangerous element to  the business, the concept of  'highballing'. Up to this point,  the business of pulling logs  from the brush had been leisurely, even slow. Now speed  entered the picture and the  woods bosses began to put the  pressure on. Quota crazed  hooktenders competed with  each other and drove their crews  ruthlessly. High production  became the name of the game.  Safety regulations were virtually  non-existent. The incidence of  fatalities and serious injuries, .  doubled and quadrupled. There  were no unions to complain to.  It was 'on the ball or on the  boat!'. The rape of the Coast  cranked into high gear.  Up near Ahousat on Vancouver Island's west coast, a 7  rangy youth called Gordon Gib-  son was carving himself a king- J^;  dom. Gibson's logging legend isjftgf  unique in the annals of the >>  business. Among other things,  he pioneered log barging and  founded the town of Tahsis.  Tough but humane, Gibson  prided himself on running good  camps and instituted the almost  unheard of policy of single  room bunkhouses for the first  time in the woods. Gibson's  remarkable career is well  chronicled in the autobiographical saga Bull of the  Woods. The following poem  (which has Gibson's stamp of  approval) attempts to sum up  his life more succinctly.  The Country of the Bull  Beyond the black top's end  the road runs wild  through raw and ravaged land  from duncecap peaks  rambunctious rivers crash  feneath log bridges  the rough way twists and climbs  tips, dips and sheers  The gravel slides like ice  beneath the wheels  blind corners veer  we fear for logging trucks  The last hills wave us past  we crest the summit of a  final ridge  Fashion  through parting trees, the  ancient inlet blinks  and we are in the  Country of the Bull.  This limberlost  remote   aloof  exhilarating  land  was once his bailiwick  Across these slopes  along these waterways when  youth ran strong  he beat his measured path  the gawky boy became the  looming man  he squared off with the trees  spat on his hands and taught  himself to log.  Bull of the Woods  they called him for his stemblast  of a voice  and his ex-stubborn ways  unquenchable  his thirst for timber  (and other stuff)  he slaked it to the full  In his spare time, he fished and  flew a plane  ran sawmills, captained  ships and  carved his mark  then by a wild river, he sat down  and breached a crock of scotch  and dreamed a town.  The Bull has long forged on  to other schemes in places  far removed  the town he dreamed remains  around the sawmill at the  valley ys mouth  Those first rude shacks  have burgeoned into modern  houses now  a bullish legacy  this thriving outport at  the inlet's head  a monument to that unflinching  man  who thundered it from nothing  long ago.  To be continued  Gibsons United Church Women's  &&*  fr&  Sat., May 2nd  10:30 "til Noon  Church Hall, Glassford Rd  Show Piece Gallery  Frames    Frames    Frames  11x14 Readymade  reg. $38-39      Sale    29  reg. $27-28       Sale    19'5  reg. $19.95       Sale    16**  Other sizes available: 8x10, 16x20 etc.  SaVe  15% ends May IS  886-9213  Gibsons Landing  280 Gower Pt.Rd.  Students, looking for a  Summer Job?  Do you enjoy:  ��� meeting people  ��� office atmosphere  ��� have typing/computer skills  ��� are self-motivated  If  interested   in  employment from  May  4 to  September 4, please call:  Vene Parnell  Travel Sunshine Coast  Box 675  Sechelt, BC  886-8341  Fun ��� Colourful ��� Easy Care  BOYS' WEAR  A wide selection of Shirts, Shorts, Bathing Suits  Jams, Fieece, leans and Jackets  from  LEVI - SERGIO VALENTE - FOX  show  Ivan Sayers has the largest  and most representative collection of vintage clothing in  Canada. Sayers and the models  who will present about 20 outfits from 1900 to 1987, will bring 20th Century Fashions to  the Arts Centre in Sechelt on  Sunday, May 3 at 1 pm. Sayers  will discuss each outfit as it is,  modelled.  Come to the Arts Centre of  May 3 and if you feel like it  wear your antique dress, shoes  or hat. Tickets are $5 at the Arts  Centre and the Book Store in  Sechelt and at the Hunter  Gallery in Gibsons. Tea and  goodies will be available for $1  at intermission. Doors will open  at 12:30.  Roberts Creek  BKJ LEGION  Branch  219  "The Little Legion"  DINNERS BY MAMIE  Every Friday, 5-7 pm  $3.00  Members & Guests welcome  Sale P**ccs  On.  ��� ���������  SUEDE & NYLON JOGGERS  n navy with white trim  Sal. *6"  Sizes 2-6  Reg. $14.98  STANFIELD'S FIRST QUALITY  T-SHIRTS  50/50 poly cotton blend. Solids & trims  in blue, white, grey, brown & red.  One.5iZe sai<(  $399  Reg. $6.50-$7.98  GREYHOUND LEATHER-LOOK  JOGGERS  In white with grey terry cuff  Sizes 2-6 ��*) ��g qq  Reg. $30.00 Sale *JL I **  Levi's  100% COTTON  CHINO PANTS  Two inverted pleats with side slash pockets  and back reese pocket. In navy, tan & grey,  Sizes 7-16 a^ ������****  Reg. $24.98 Sale * | /**  ��� *  ft.  I  I  I  :..u3  ���r;tt  <.riJ  > /A  FOR HBM & HER  -/A  i  <_5 ���a  _  1  I  j  Booking In  Coast News, April 27,1987  17.  c whi^ bear  ^Guess^.s   14  [T on fhe 30fh/  A full range of fashions were stylishly modelled by graduating  students of Elphinstone last Thursday, many of them made by the  Students themselves. ���Fran Burnside photo  task Force  sailing  Travel Sunshine Coast, the  marketing arm of the Tourism  TastnForce is sailing along full  speed ahead. At the Task Force  meeting last week, Bryan Rubin  announced that the provincial  government had approved the  Travel Sunshine Coast budget  fo( matching Partners in  Tojurism money.  The total budget is $182,000,  half of which will come from  the; provincial government if the  balance can be raised from the  private sector. "They want to  support, private sector  initiative," Rubin told the  meeting. "The government is  nofc going to give money to an  area where people will not invest in themselves."  Travel Sunshine Coast hopes  to rjaise a majority of the money  through "tag-along" ads placed  in newspapers and magazines in  B.(J., Washington, Oregon, and  Alberta. Trie marketing committee will purchase ad space  for; the Sunshine Coast and  local businesses will be offered  adjoining space.  Marketing off the Sunshine  Coast is only one part of the  task force's" strategy. The committee is also concerned with the  quality of service that visitors  receive once they arrive here. In  order to" help businesses put  their best face forward, two  separate courses will be offered  before tourist season begins.  A; course that is basically set  along the lines of the Superhost  program, with local emphasis,  will be;offered for employers  and employees alike.  Rubin pointed out that it  costs six times more money to  get a tourist here the first time  than it does to have them  return, making it financially  beneficial for businesses to send  their employees to the course.  A lecond training session will  be offered, to prepare people to  teach the course. This will  enable local people to put on the  program as often as it is needed.  Bruno Gerussi's name and  photo have been purchased for  use in promoting the Sunshine  Coast for the next year. An ad  using this approach, which was  published in Skyword Magazine  two weeks ago, has already  resulted in several inquiries for  more information on this area.  Billboards throughout the  province and ads on the sides of  buses in the Lower Mainland  along  will also serve to tantalize  travellers to the peninsula.  In order to facilitate the anticipated inquiries resulting  from the promotion campaign,  Travel Sunshine Coast has  opened a temporary office in  Gibsons which will be staffed by  Challenge '87 students for the  summer.  It is hoped that by September  funding will be in place to hire a  year-round staff person to coordinate and implement the  long-range marketing plans that  the Tourism Task Force has for  the Sunshine Coast.  by Montague Royal  Vancouver Island's once-  thriving coal mining industry is  only grist for historians now.  But the underpinnings of the  land from Bevan to Ladysmith,  are honey-combed with abandoned workings and grizzled  men in Cumberland pubs still  talk of the boom years when  coal was King. Bitterness  threads always through their  yarns however, for they were  dirty, dangerous times, and life  was cheap.  In the late 1970's, writer Myrtle Bergren, who had captured  the loggers in her fine book  Tough Timber, undertook to  perform the same task for the  coal miners. She had recorded  more than 40 oldtimers from  the pits when, in 1979, her life  was cut tragically short by a  fatal car accident. Fotunately,  Mrs. Bergren's project was not  abandoned. Lantzville writer,  Lynne Bowen, stepped into the  breach and completed the book.  Entitled Boss Whistle  (Oolichan), it is a thoroughly  satisfying work that opens up  the lost shafts and lets the voices  of the men who toiled there  speak freely of the dripping,  claustrophobic tunnels where  they once scratched out their  livelihood.  Lynne Bowen does not go  back to the very earliest attempt  to mine coal in B.C. (An abortive HBC operation at Fort *  Rupert in the 1850's). She concentrates mainly on the Comox  Valley/Nanaimo area where  most of the large-scale commercial mining took place. Boss  Whistle is essentially oral  history with a connecting narrative line and the many ex-  miners who were interviewed  are remarkably articulate, as  they recall the turbulent years of  their youth.  The first chapters of the book  outline graphically , the wretched conditions that existed in  most of the early mines,  established and perpetuated by  the grasping Dunsmuir family  and the equally-dictatorial mining bosses who succeeded them.  Their ajm, frankly stated, was  to keep overhead down and  production up. This was achieved by cheap housing low wages  and an almost total disregard  for safety regulations. The  miners worked in constant  jeopardy and fatal accidents  were a constant fact of life. The  pit mules and horses who pulled  the ore-carts were considered  less expendable than men.  Men who are constantly  maltreated and exploited, tend  to stand up for their rights  sooner or later, and the miners  of Vancouver Island were no  exception. Unions were organized, despite the efforts of the  mine bosses to stop them, and,  in 1912, a strike of major proportions hit the coal fields. It  was to last for two years.  The coal companies retaliated  by bringing in crews of scabs to  work the mines, guarded by  'special policemen.' This triggered a situation that was very  much like all-out war. After  several bloody confrontations  between scabs and strikers, the  provincial government sent in  the militia. There were many arrests and dozens of the strikers  received jail terms. Public sympathy was very much on the side  of the miners but nothing was  really gained and, with the outbreak of World War One, the  strike fizzled out.  The strikers had managed to  Children of  alcoholics  Many adults that have grown  up in a family with an alcoholic  parent, close friend or relative,  share a number of characters  istics that can interfere with  their ability to live a healthy and  enjoyable life.  Twenty-six people attended  the first Sunshine Coast meeting  of Adult Children of Alcoholics  on April 9. The group will meet  every Thursday from 6:30 to 8  pm at St. Mary's Catholic  Church meeting hall in Gibsons.  draw attention to their plight  however, and gradually, conditions and wages did improve.  Many of the Vancouver Island  coal mines kept operating until  the late 1940's. Then the bottom  dropped out of the market in  favour of oil and, one by one,  the workings were abandoned.  Boss Whistle is a thoroughly  engrossing book, a tribute to a  group of men and women who  suffered through some very  tough times and lived to tell  their stories.  ^Mappty ujirlhdau  djear  KARAT GOLD  LOW PRICES  MURDOCH'S JEWELRY  at  Mar Lee Fashions (Cedar Plaza, Gibsons)  every Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm  ��� full line of gold nugget jewelry -available  ��� custom order rings  One of(life's  little perks!'  (Witt  OPEN 7 DAYS  A   WEEK  STARTING  MAY 4  Your Hosts:  Laurie &  'The Invisible Woman'  1  o^1  vv\kVkxaxv^o^v^vvvvwjg^ro  w��wvwvwv\wwww��  J  MIDNIGHT  >|0��  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  DINING GUIDE  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  t6e (��ojci4t  iy//^m'^/////W///y^/'yA  Fond memories of Greek Days in Vancouver prompted me last  week to indulge my cravings and treat myself to a dinner at Prontos. I had no problem convincing my partner to join me, because  Prontos' diverse menu appeals to whatever cravings you might  want to conjure up.  The same friendly atmosphere ^eeted us that we've come to  anticipate, rather like dining at a good friendjs home.  Knowing what I wanted simplified things when the menu was  brought. I ordered shrimp cocktail to start off, followed by  souvlaki, rice pilaf and Greek salad. I think I surprised the  waitress when I asked for a side dish of calamari sauce. While I  . wasn't in the mood for squid, the sauce is wonderful as a dip for  the souvlaki.  My partner had more difficulty in selecting his meal. Torn between the homemade fettucini alfredo, barbecue ribs and chicken,  steak or rainbow trout, he finally settled on Alaska snow crab  preceded by escargot. His meal came with soup or salad and he  picked the homemade minestrone soup - wise decision.  Luckily, when served with a meal, the spicy delight comes in a  small bowl, which I insisted he share. It was merely enough to  tempt the tastebuds and I intend to stop in for lunch sometime  and order a meal of it. For us, it was a delightful introduction to  the tasty meal ahead.  My shrimp cocktail came on a crisp bed of. lettuce, surrounded  by fresh slices of cucumber and tomato. The escargot sat in a  garlicky sea of butter atop fresh mushroom caps.  As usual, Prontos served us with generous portions which  made us wonder if we could possibly eat everything offered. Of  course we both became so involved with the fabulous tastes that  we made gluttons of ourselves and polished off the works.  The souvlaki had large tender chunks of beef served on a bed  of rice pilaf which was cooked to perfection with slices of sweet  green pepper and onions. I never did decide whether it was more  delicious dipped in the calamari sauce or undipped.  My partner attacked the mountain of snow crab legs with  gusto, dipping the sweet meat in melted butter until not a morsel  was left.  My one regret is that, as usual, I was so stuffed from the meal  that there was no room left for dessert.  In the next few weeks, Sechelt residents will be happy to know  that Prontos II will be opening and the cooking will be done by a  second Prontos brother, Ambrose. A guarantee that the food will  again be excellent.  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  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 Thurs. thru Sun.  from 5:30 pm. Enjoy the scenic waterfront drive out Gower Point Road from  Gibsons Landing or from Hwy 101 upper  Gibsons, follow Pratt Rd., Chaster Rd.,  then Gower Point Road north and west to  Gower Point. V. MC. Reservations suggested, 886-2887.  i  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. V^e serve live Atlantic  lobster, rack of lamb, duck, crab, clams,  scallops, steaks, also daily specials. Reser  vations recommended. Roberts Creek  Road and Beach Avenue - 885-9321.  Open 6 pm -10 pm. Closed Mondays. V.  MC. 40 seats.  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.  Pronto's Steak, Pizza and  Spaghetti House serves 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  $15-520. Located in Cedar Plaza, Hwy.  101, Gibsons. 886-3138.  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.  Raven Cafe- Full breakfasts, home  style fast foods. Daily lunch special $2.95.  All available to go. Average family lunch  for four from $12.00. Cowrie St., Sechelt.  Open Tues - Thurs, 6 am-6 pm; Fri, Sat &  Sun, 6 am - 9 pm; closed Mon. 64 seats.  24 flavour ice cream bar.  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.  Average mea! prices quoted  do not include liquor  PUBS  Cedar's Inn - Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Darts every Sun. Everyone welcome.  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons -886-8171. Open 11  am - midnight, Sun-Thurs; 11 am -1 am,  Fri-Sat. 100 seats. V., MC. Regular menu  11 am to 8:30 pm.  Gramma's Pub- Lunch from $3.75 in  a cosy marine atmosphere. Fresh seafood  in season, plus regular pub fare. Ask your  friendly server about the daily beverage  specials. Gramma's cold beer and wine  store - above the pub, at street level - is  open every day from 11 am to II pm.  Across from Molly's Reach right on Gibsons Harbour. Open 10 am til 12:30 am;  Sundays II am - 12 midnight.  Peninsula Motor Inn - Pub food includes breakfasts and lunches. Pizza and  Hamburgers, eat in/take out. Exotic  dancers. Live music. Sunshine Coast  Hwy, Gibsons -886-2804. Open 12 noon -  12 midnight, Mon-Thur; 11 am - 1 am,  Fri-Sat.  DRIVE IN-^TAKE OUT  Chicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pi__, 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.  r gar  18.  Coast News, April 27,1987  mmK9U^MI^MSnml&.  Twilighters scramble  by Bill McKinnon  The Mixed Twilighters played  a modified scramble which was  won by the foursome of Elsie  Cupit, Lynn Wilson, Wilf  Nestman and Leon Dorais with  a net 21 Vi. In second place were  Marg Arbuckle, Lee Redman,  Dick Thompson and Bill  McKinnon. Fewest putts were  made by the team of Nan Mac-  Farlane, Edna Fischer, Jack  White and Ed Matthews.  The 18 Hole Ladies Group  played the qualifying round for  the Milburn Tournament and  the CLGA pin round. The winner of the low gross was Connie  Grant with 87. Results of the  flights were as follows: first  flight winner, Judy Frampton,  net 67; second, Debra Snedden,  net 68; and third, Dodie Grant  with 70.  Second flight winner, Hazel  Wright, net 65; Wilma Sim, 69;  and Ruby Head, 72. Third  flight winner, Lynn Wilson, net  65; Mary Orre, 71; and Jay  Townsend, 72.  The "Nine Hole" Ladies  Group  played  the  qualifying  round for the Wise Bird Tournament. First was Mary McKinnon and second Dorothy  Fraser. Mary McKinnon and  Nan MacFarlane tied for the  Hidden Par hole.  In Mens Wednesday Twilight, Gordie Scott had low  gross with 38, second was Mike  Manion, also with 38. First low  net was turned in by Bob Gill  with 27 and second was Ozzie  Hincks with 29Vi.  In Senior Mens play 73 turned out for a round of "One-  Two-Three". In first place was  the foursome of Roy Taylor,  Jim Neilson, Bob Scott and Bill  Babcock with a 51. In second  with 52 points were Vic  Vaughn, Andy Gray, Mick  O'Brien and Syd Hamon.  Closest to the pin on number  eight was George Grant.  The Greens Committee wish  to remind all golders to replace  divots on the fairways and  repair your own ball marks plus  one other On the green.  Don't forget to pick up  tickets at the pro shop for the  Spring Dance on May 9.  "JDon't worry, I'll pass him!" he called out. And he did! They were  neck-in-neck three and a half times around the track, but then on  the final corner Sean Whalen, left, pulled ahead to win the '72, '73  and Open 1500 metre over Matt CHamberlin in the Open Track  meet held at Chatelech last Saturday. ���Fran Burnside photo  Ladies Softball  Monday night Ken-Mac lost  to a powerful Cedars team led  COAST NEWS Photo   Reprints  Any published photo or your  choice from the contact sheets  5x7  8x10  $600  Q00  /1967 CADILLAC DEVILLEv  V8, Automatic, Loaded!  4-Door, Steelblue Colour,  Complete Restoration  Nathan Gough of Madeira Park Elementary clears the bar at 1.32 metres to win the '74 boys high jump,  missing the record by only .04 metres. ���Fran Bumside photo  Dump  to close  The Gibsons dump will be  closing it's gates for good at the  end of June,  Dick Derby, in serving 90 day  notice of his intention to cancel  his lease on the dump site, told  the board that average income  had amounted to $15.40 per day  before expenses. "It's regrettable that it's come to this," he  said. "I had really hoped that  the community would make use  of it."  Chairman Jim Gurney, commented that Mr. Derby had succeeded in stopping the illegal use  of the dump. He also said that  closing the Gibsons dump was  one of the first things he had to  do when he was elected. "There  was a great hue and cry at the  time that it was an essential  facility for the community. One  thing this has done is disprove  that. It seems people would  rather go to Sechelt than  patronize the Gibsons dump."  ***** Must be Seen or Driven *****  CONTACT JAMES OR HARVIE  WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD  Wharf Rd., Sechelt 885-3281  mwiffltt  jgt       Gibsons  \8r Swimming  Pool  THURSDAY  May 1 to July 3  Parents Tot  10:30 am-11:30 am  Back Care  2:00 pm-2:30 pm  MONDAY .  Adapted Aquatics  Lessons  2:30 pm-3:30 pm  3:30 pm-6:30 pm  WEDNESDAY  Public  6:30 pm-8:00 pm  Early Bird           6:30 am-8:30 am  Fitness  8:00 pm-9:30 pm  Aqua Fit           9:00 am-10:00 am  (Canfor)  Ease Me In       10:00 am - 11:00 am  FRIDAY  Lessons          11:00am-11:30am  Noon Swim        11:30 am-1:00 pm  Early Bird  6:30 am-8:30 am  Lessons             3:30 pm-7:30 pm  Aqua Fit  9:00 am-10:00 am  Master Swim       7:30 pm - 8:30 pm  Fit& 50 +  10:00 am -10:30 am  Swim Fit            8:30 pm - 9:30 pm  Seniors  10:30 am-11:30 am  Noon  11:30 am-1:00 pm  TUESDAY  Public  Teens  3:30 pm-5:00 pm  7:30 pm-9:00 pm  Fit & 50+             9:30 am- 10:30 am  Seniors              10:30am-11:30 am  SATURDAY  Back Care              2:00 pm-2:30 pm  Public  1:30 pm-4:00 pm  Adapted Aquatics    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  Public  7:30 pm-9:00 pm  Lessons                3:30 pm-6:30 pm  SUNDAY  Public                   6:30 pm-8:00 pm  Fitness                 8:00 pm-9:30 pm  (Canfor)  Family  Public  1:00 pm-3:30 pm  3:30 pm-5:00 pm  by  the  pitching  of Michelle  Borley.  Jennifer Rhodes hit 4/5 and  scored 4 runs.  Tuesday, Trail Bay Sports  defeated Gilligans Pub by a  score of 12-5, Wendy Allen had  a 3 run homerun for the winning team. Also Tuesday, the  Eagles defeated the new Pender  Harbour Team 13-8, with  Roberts Creek and Gibsons Ball  Hawgs playing to a 3-3 tie.  Wednesday saw Ken-Mac  down Gibsons Ball Hawgs 21-6.  Ken-Mac's infield was very impressive in this outing. Debbie  Koch led the batters hitting 4/4  and scoring 4 times.  Thursday night Trail Bay  came from behind in the top of  the 7th inning after being down  3-1 and defeated the Cedars 6-3.  Viv Watson's 2 RBI's tied the  game, she then scored the go-  ahead run.        ...........  Roberts Creek downed  Pender Harbour 12-6. Elsie  Kingston had a grand slam  homerun for the losing team.  One other game held on Thursday had a disputed ending at  press time.  Next Week's Schedule:  April 27; Gilligans at Ken-  Macs, Brothers Park. April 28;  Pender at Trail Bay Sports,  Hackett Park, Gibsons Ball  Hawgs at Eagles, Sechelt  Reserve, Cedars at Roberts  Creek, Roberts Creek School.  April 29; Trail Bay at Ball  Hawgs, Brothers Park. April  30; Roberts Creek at Gilligans,  Hackett Park, Eagles at Cedars,  Langdale, Ken-Mac at Pender  Harbour, Pender Harbour  School.  T-ball start  by Sue Girard  Look for my column weekly  now that the T-Ball season has  begun.  We had 112 registrations this  year of girls and boys. That  makes eight teams with 14  players on each team. Thanks to  our volunteer coaches.  Games begin May 4 and most  of the teams have already begun  practising. I will be reporting  scores and highlights of our  games, so look for those each  week.  At this time we believe that all  eight teams have been sponsored by local merchants. What  great community spirit! See you  next week.  TIDE TABLES  Tues. Apr 28  0445 14.0  1140 3.0  1845   14.3  Wed. Apr 29  0005  0505  1215  1935  9.9  13.6  2.6  14.6  Thurs. Apr 30  0055 10.6  0530 13.1  1250 2.5  2020        14.7  Sun. May 3  0405  11.3  0645  11.7  1445  3.8  2300  14.3  Mon. May 4  0525 11.1  0700 il.2  1530 4.5  2355   14.1  Reference: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  For Skookumchuk Narrows add 1 hr. 45 min.,  plus 5 min. for each ft. of rise,  and 7 min. for each ft. of fall.  SMALL CRAFT SAFETY TUES. & THURS. 3:30 - 4:30 pm. Apr  27 to May 28  Register NOW.  Gibsons Swimming Pool 886-9415  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Stip^Valu  BOAT MOVING LTD.  OQRHN BOSCH  WHARF RD.  SECHELT  Thinking of Boat Moving?  7    GIVE US A GALL  FuliyLiGericed aiiid Injured  885-41*1  CHECK  out the THRIFT STORE  above Ken's Lucky Dollar  Proceeds in aid of the Food Bank  Tues. -Sat., 10-4  above Ken's Lucky Dollar  COfrSt HEWS Phptb  Reprirtts  Any published photo or your  choice from the contact sheets  5x7    $600  8x10    900  HYAK MARINE  is under new ownership  Merrill & Louise Bowes,  and Bill & Wilma Thompson  wish to thank our customers  for their patronage and  introduce to you the  new owners  Bruce & Maureen Gravel I e  ;Good Luck Bruce & Maureen  ^/V^,  Brush Cutting Blade*(Value $32.95)  <&C��&* wllh your new -wmie stock  X^f STIHL  '   BRUSH TRIMMER  Your choice of 4  Stihl models  STIHL  Brushcutters.  Underpowered trimmers  just won't cut it when you're  up against heavy weeds and  brush. That's when you need a  Brushcutter with a high- powered  engine. When you have work  to do, don't play around. Get a  Stihl Brushcutter. And get the job  done. See a demonstration at:  KELLY'S  LAWNMOWER & CHAINSAW  Sales & Service    886-2912  Hwy 101, Gibsons (next to Elson Glass)   .���...*  ISLANDS TRUST  GAMBIER ISLAND TRUST COMMITTEE  NOTICE  OF PUBLIC HEARING  NOTICE is hereby given that all persons who deem their interest in property affected by the following proposed bylaw be afforded an opportunity to be heard on the matters  contained therein at a Public Hearing to be held in the ARMY, NAVY AND AIRFORCE VETERANS' HALL, GAMBIER  ISLAND, B.C. on SATURDAY, MAY 2,1987 commencing at  2:30 P.M.  Proposed Gambier Island TrusNCommittee By-Law No.  23, cited as "Gambier Island Zoning By-law, 1979, Amend-  ' ment By-law No. 2, 1987" is a by-law to amend Gambier  Island Trust Committee By-law No. 12, cited as "Gambier  Island Zoning By-law, 1979". In general terms, the intent of  the By-law is:  1. To add a new zoning classification, the "Commercial  (C)" Zone, in which general stores and,public utilities  are permitted as principal uses and single family  residential uses are permitted as secondary uses. To  establish regulations or conditions pertaining to permitted buildings and structures, their height, the percentage of total lot area they may cover, their required setbacks from lot lines, the allowable commercial floor  area, the number of principal and accessory buildings,  and the off-road parking requirements.  2. To change the zoning of the West 147 feet of the South  170 feet of Block 12, District Lot 847, Plan 3488, Gambier Island, Group 1, New Westminster District, from the  Settlement (S) Zone to the Commercial (C) Zone. The  general location of the subject property is shown on the  following sketch.  A copy of the proposed by-law may be inspected at the  Islands Trust Office, 747 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C. between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday inclusive.  For the convenience of the public only, and not to satisfy  Section 957(2)(v) of the Municipal Amendment Act, 1985, an  additional copy of the proposed by-law may be inspected  on the Public Notice Board at the New Brighton Wharf.  Cynthia Hawksworth,  Manager I The timers are ready, and they're off in the '76 girls 400 metre at Saturday's track meet. It's a long way  | around for these youngsters - and they really gave it their all! ���Fran Burnside photo  Police news of the week  GIBSONS RCMP  At about 6 am on April 16 a  motor vehicle accident on  Highway 101 near the B and K  road caused injury and damage.  The driver, a resident of Pitt  Meadows, was found in the  1975 Ford van and taken to  hospital and then released. Ke  has been charged with driving  without due care and attention.  On April 19 a resident of  Soames Point reported the theft  I of a red Homelite chainsaw,  i value $200. There are no  �� suspects. Please report any in-  *| formation to 886-TIPS.  J On the night of April 18-19  �� RCMP received a report of a  �� building   afire   on   Gambier  * Island. The fire had a start un-  * noticed by anyone, and the Ar-  h my and Navy Veterans club-house burned to the ground.  t;The cause has not yet been  e; ascertained.  I On April 18 a theft of a small  % boat from the beach at the bot-  H  torn   of  h reported.  Geddes   Road   was  The   12  foot  blue  fibreglass runabout was chained  to a tree and locked.  A false alarm the night of  April 18 caused grjef and loss of  time. A report of distress flares  in the vicinity of Camp Byng  brought rescue boats out in  heavy seas for no purpose. One  rescue craft sustained $3500  damage when it rammed a  deadhead. None of the crew  was hurt in the incident.  Police point out that firing of  emergency flares, either in  mischief or in ignorance, did in  this case endanger the lives of  rescue crews.  On April 20 a yellow and  black Yamaha dirt bike was  stolen from an unlocked shed at  the rear of a house on Martin  Road. The bike, value $400,  was taken during the Easter  weekend.  SECHELT RCMP  On April 17 police responded  to several complaints of wilful  damage along Highway 101  from Selma Park to Davis Bay.  On April 20 an outhouse was  struck and damaged by a vehicle  in the Garden Bay area. Police  have a suspect and charges and  pending.  On the same day police attended to a break-in on Mason  Road where money was taken.  Police are continuing their investigation.  On April 21 a boat shed was  broken into in the Kleindale  area and several power tools  were stolen.  On April 23 several hundred  dollars worth of building supplies were stolen from a house  under construction on Betty  Road.  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T/A WHITE LETTER  175 70 R 13  185 70 R 13  195 70 R 13  205 70 R 13  69  00  72  00  76  50  79  00  195 70 R 14  215 70 R 15  225 70 R 15  255 70 R 15  195 60 R 13  215 60 R13  10R15MUD  79  50  89  00  92  00  99  00  79  00  85  00  168  00  4&S&  886 2700  TOSTOL  Tire  Brake ...J* Suspension Centre  Vour Locally 0\^riSciT/R  Hwy 101,  One Mile West  of Gibsons  886-8167  Coast News, April 27,1987  19.  ^>*��mmwtjfmmufnvkmn)w>mift*m>*r^  HSBfiV1'.'   -7' - V.���'. rVrYfrTrT  Quality design and engineering, plus extra  strength and stability for an incredibly  smooth ride and excellent mileage.  LIFESAVER�� XLM from BFGoodrich.  SIZE  PRICE  P 195 75 R 14  $7287  P 215 75 R 15  8498  ALL SIZES DISCOUNTED 30%  size 155 80 R 13  HURRY,  SALE ENDS APRIL 30  LIGHT TRUCK  THE EDGE��  STEEL BELTED RADIAL  Delivers a sure  ride and positive  handling for  pickups, vans  and campers.  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SIZE  P245 50HR14  P265 50HR15  LIST  206.00  P295 50HR15  215 60 HR 14  225 60 HR 14  235 60 HR 14  235 60 HR 15  255 60 HR 15  228.00  248.00  165.00  170.00  177.00  210.00  SALE  154  50  171  00  186  00  123  75  12750  132  75  157  50  218.00  P275 60HR15  165.60  174.90  115"  P215 65HR15  122  43  ��� 100,000 km prorated  treadwear warranty.  ��� FREE REPLACEMENT  COVERAGE during the life  of the tire for materials  and workmanship.  185 70 HR 14  195 70 HR 14  225.00  173.00  150.00  158.00  205 70 HR 14  165.00  163  50  68  75  12975  112  50  18  50  123  75  Available in 60 and 70 series  for use on high performance  cars. Excellent" cornering,  superb wet or dry traction  and excellent treadwear.  BFGoodrich  We make your car perform  886.2700  OMIFii  Tire Brake    _��� Susjjerision Centre  Yotir Locally Owner!,TIRE LAND Store  ��� Hwv 10177  7   OneMile. West  ���     of.Gibsons ,_���'..�����  8_628l67 20.  Coast News, April 27,1987  out the finishei  by Kent Sheridan  The wire strapped unitized  pulp bales, packaged by the  Machine Room Crew, are now  ready   for   handling  by   Port  Mellon's Shipping Department.  According to customer order  Shipping consists of: Clamp  Truck Drivers, they transport  the unitized bales; Checkers,  who make sure that the assigned  customer order is being loaded  onto the right ship; and Sten-  cillers, their responsibility is to  mark the pulp units with the re-  without the need for a 'below-  deck crew'. In both cases the  crew strives to obtain a tight  stow which efficiently utilizes  available cargo space while improving the ship's stability  under sea-going conditions.  The loading of a conven-  Crew. Clamp Trucks, which  have already been lowered into  the ship's holds, stow the units  in the designated space.  The Hatch Tender, who is  top-side during the loading  operation, acts as a safety man  and co-ordinator., He controls  Above: The Westward Merchant takes on 4500 tonnes of bleached  Kraft pulp from Port Mellon. Scheduled ports of call are: London,  England; Brake, Germany; Rotterdam, Holland, and Antwerp,  Belgium. Left: The deep sea vessel Patricia, an older conventional  cargo ship, lowers a clamp track to the mill's dock. The clamp  truck was used to stow pulp units in the ship's holds. The Patricia is  bound for Porto Cabelo, Venezuela, with 2000 tonnes of pulp from  Port Mellon. ���Kent Sheridan photo  ^specifications and expected  -delivery dates, the Mill Shipper  ^organizes the placement of the  "packaged Kraft pulp in the  ^14,000 tonne working capacity  'warehouse, which is located adjacent to the deep sea dock.  * The department has nine permanent employees and, on a  call-in basis, 14 casual  labourers. The crew is broken  <lown into two groups: Shipping, and Longshoring.  quired customer information.  The Longshoring crew is  comprised of Hook Tenders,  Hatch Tenders, Holdmen and  Ship Crane Operators.  The crew requirements needed to load a ship depends upon  the vessel's hatch, cargo space  and crane design. Older conventional ships require more personnel to stow pulp units in the  ship's holds. Modern vessels are  designed to load and stow cargo  tional ship begins when the  Clamp Truck Drivers deliver the  pulp units on to a unique, on-  dock, conveyor which is capable  of holding 16 units of pulp (32  tonnes). The conveyor positions  succeeding pulp bale units  under the cranes' loading gear,  allowing Clamp Trucks to load  one end of the conveyor while  the crane lifts from the other  end.  The Hook Tenders secure the  loading gear to the pulp units  and the Crane Operator lifts  them off of the conveyor and  down into the holds, where they  are   unhooked   by  the   Hold  the rate of pulp being loaded,  making sure that the Hold Crew  is in position to receive incoming units.  Once the customer order has  been filled and stowed correctly  the Clamp Trucks are lifted out  of the holds and crew members  return to other duties or head  home.  It has been reported by  various customers and shipping  lines that Port Mellon's Ship  Loading Crew is considered one  of the most conscientious and  efficient on the Coast.  Next week's article will be the  last in the series on the Pulp  Makers of Port Mellon.  Foresters combatting riot rot  * Foresters at the Sechelt Forest  ^District Office are combatting  root rot in second growth  _)ouglas Fir and hemlock  .stands. The enemy in this case is  la primary decay fungus called  ;Phellinus weirii that causes  laminated rot in the roots and  lower stems of susceptible forest  Jrees.  - According to Canadian  ^Forestry Service research, this  disease is prevalent throughout  the range of Douglas-fir and its  impact has been recognized  since the 1920's. It can survive  for up to a century in stumps  _nd roots, then as new roots  come into contact with them the  fungus spreads along the new  roots and eventually from tree  Jo tree through root contacts.  The first sign of infection is  usually a reduction in leader  growth followed by discolouration and loss of needles. As the  roots decay they become  weakened making the trees  susceptible to windthrow. Root  rot caused windthrow can easily  be distinguished by the  characteristic small root ball  and almost spongelike wood.  The district root rot control  strategy is being implemented  with broad based surveys to  determine stands with over 10  per cent of their area infected.  These heavily infected stands  are then scheduled for early  harvest to prevent root rot  spread and to salvage infected  surrounding suspect stumps are  marked and mapped. Following  harvest the areas surrbiinding  these infection centers are  planted with Western red cedar  or in some instances white pine  both of which have shown a  high resistance to root rot.  Other Forest Districts have  used the technique of stump  pulling and root-raking to bring  infected material to the surface  where it is either burned or invaded by secondary decay fungi  that replace the root rot. This  method is limited to stable soils  and expensive, but does permit  reforestation with Douglas Fir.  Bills opposed  by Ken Collins  Who'd Believe you could make paper and  greeting card stock from the lint In your  dryer!! Well, join us and see.  Saturday, May 16th, 9:30-4:30  Elphi Art Room  $25: Pro-register and pre-pay by May 8th  886-8841  "The Board of Trustees of  the Sunshine Coast joins with  the Sunshine Coast Teachers'  Association (SCTA) and the  Canadian Union of Public  Employees Local 801(CUPE)  to urge government to withhold  passage of Bills 19 and 20 until  all parties have an opportunity  for consultation and discussion  through an appropriate legislative committee with a mandate to review and recommend  changes."  This resolution was passed at  the school board meeting held  Wednesday, April 22 at the  school board office in Gibsons.  Earlier the board had a liaison  meeting with both the SCTA  and CUPE 801.  Teachers feel the controver-  POTLATCH!!!!!!!  Loon's Necklace  Cry From the Diary of a Metis Child  The cedar chest may be part of the 'booty' reclaimed or revived  by the Northwest Coast tribes of British Columbia. ...Haida and  Tsimshian artists, including Bill Reid, Jim Hart, Doreen Jensen,  Robert Davidson, Norman Tait, Dorothy Grant, and Reg Davidson  are just a few of the exciting people whose work and opinions  you will see and hear as you treat your eyes to a feast of cultural  eye-opening!! May 2nd & May 3rd in Sechelt - Don't miss it!!  $5.00 for a weekend pass to view some of the most controversial  and thought provoking native cultural films of our times.!!!  Ninstlnts 'Shadow Keepers of the Past', is a film which depicts different time periods of the rarely documented Ninstints Haida Indian Village on remote  : Anthony Island, lying off the tip of the Queen Charlottes. It communicates to us in a  ��� very decisive way the growth and then the destruction of this very great culture.  ��� Ninstints is the only documentation which brings all of the known information about  ;the Haida, their history and their art in a one half-hour film. The sound track, which  ; blends Haida songs with new origina! synthesized music, gives the film authenticity  and a present day sound.  _M)iscoverv  THE EAGIE'S^GIFT  On a remote island off the Northwest Coast of British Columbia is the most  isolated youth camp in the world. Here native and non-native youth  embark on a journey of self-discovery as they learn about the unique  Haida culture. Share the excitement as they explore ancient villages,  caves, totem poles and burial grounds, as they learn the drum songs,  dances and drama of the 'Haida Potlatch'.  Co-Sponsored by S.D. 46 Continuing Education and the Section Indian Band  sial bills are not only against the  interests of both teachers and  the board but are also unworkable, according to SCTA  President Bill Forst.  CUPE representative Lynda  Olsen summed it up, "The  legislation holds in it the death  of unions."  At the same meeting, Trustee  Edmonds made a motion to  refer a draft to the policy committee of a Code of Ethics for  trustees. Its purpose would be  "to enhance the integrity and  dignity of school trustees," she  stated.  "We do not have the authority or responsibility to deal with  ethics of trustees," countered  Trustee Wilson, "It is up to the  community to decide who is  elected trustee."  The motion was narrowly  defeated.  Band tour  Members of Elphinstone's  concert band will have the  month of April to rest up after  their trip to the Northwest Territories last month before they  head off to Lunenburg, Nova  Scotia early in May.  Twenty-five band members  spent a week in March performing in Inuvik, Tuktoyaktuk and  Aklavik, once to an audience of  Inuit students who had never  heard this kind of live concert  before.  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  AL'S USED  FURNITURE  We buy Beer Bottles  8B6-2812  Quality, used lumber, bricks, windows, lights, plumbing, etc.   :j  f�� & _S y��OS ��IJBLOIBI�� WiATERlALS  11947 Tannery Rd., Surrey  MONDAY-SATURDAY 6��8-13ft  We also buy used building materials   Member of  ALLIED..  The Careful Movers  SPECIALIZED  MOVING  SERVICES  ��� Custom packing  & crating __  ��� Specialists in moving: PIANOS, ORGANS,  OFFICE EQUIPMENT, etc.  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  .......   ...   <����������������.�������� Pender Harbour customers       ... ���...���  HWY. 101. GIBSONS please CALL COLLECT 8862664  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  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  Mid Week Wed., 7:30 pm  Youth Group Fri., 7:30 pm  Women's Prayer       Thurs., 10 am  Pastor Ivan Fox  885-4775 or 885-2672   ��t4t4��   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   afkstwsCw   GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Sunday School 10 am Sechelt  Elementary School  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  i^ft JK�� ���%>    '���      ������ i' ���  ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  & ST. AIDAN'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  Combined service at  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons 10 am  ���  Church School 10 am  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek Rd.  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436   4��4t.**   CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  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   2���4* Sfk 3fr  THE SECHELT PARISH  of the ANGLICAN CHURCH  ST. HILDA'S (Sechelt)  8 am Holy Communion  9:30 am Church School  9:30 am Family Service  ST. ANDREW'S (Madeira Park) *  11:30 am  885-5019  i   ���i       ��������� ...3(k 4fa Sfk '   i  - ���  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   *t4��.*t   CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  SERVICES  Sunday Service &  Sunday School 11:45 am  Wednesday 8 pm  in United Church Building  Davis Bay   '  886-7906   885-2506  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11 -.00 am  Prayer & Bible Study  Wednesday, 7:30 pm  883-2374 & 883-9441  Pastor Mike Klassen   Xisfisfi   THE CHURCH OF JESUS  CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY  SAINTS  1  Davis Bay Rd. - Wilson Creek  Davis Bay Community Hall  Sacrament Service 9:00 am  Sunday School 10:15 am  Branch President T.W. Olfert  885-4568  711 Park Road, Gibsons  9:30 am Family Bible School  11:00 am Worship Service  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Rev. Dale D. Peterson, Pastor  Arlys Peters, Minister of Music  Church Office: 886-2611  ���   ..    ���   .i i i n^m <^f* ��fr  SALVATION ARMY Camp Sunrise  Langdale (beside ferry)  Sunday School  Morning Worship  Evening Fellowship  John & Bev Studiman, 886-7232  9:45 am  11:00 am  7:00 pm Coast News, April 27,1987  21.  Festival honours  ^This large submerged feed shed-accommodation unit was spotted beached on Crown land in Narrows  CArm last week. ���Ken Collins photo  Rhythms of Life  Mind-boggling scenarios  by Penny Fuller  Whenever I think of Saturn I  picture a British head-mistress  striding through the world with  a long pointer, cracking any  knuckles or heads which seem  to need it.  . Uranus, in my mind, is  'always associated with the  ! French revolution. Now, as an  ,'astrologer, I'm being forced to  ; interpret the image of the  'British headmistress in the mid-  *dle of the French revolution.  ;The possible scenarios boggle  ?the mind.  ����� Right now, Saturn and  ���Uranus are moving into posi-  'tion to form a united front at  ."the end of Sagittarius and  beginning of Capricorn. Until  lAugust. 1987, they stay fairly  [separate, so that their affects  jare felt one after the other.  ; After that, they move toward  ��each other until, in February  *1988, they link arms and do a  'tango for the rest of that year  bver the last degrees of Sagittarius and very first degrees of  'Capricorn.  ; Anyone who has a significant  Jx>int in their natal chart (like  their sun) is going to be strongly  affected by this bizarre dance.  Anyone whose ascendant is in  the last half of Sagittarius will  probably be dealing with a lot  of frustrations. This includes  anyone born in the following  signs at these times: Aries, 10 to  11 pm; Taurus, 8 to 9 pm;  Gemini, 6 to 7 pm; Cancer, 4 to  5 pm; Leo, 2 to 3 pm; Virgo,  noon to 1 pm; Libra, 10 to 11  am; Scorpio, 8 to 9 am; Sagittarius, 6 to 7 am; Capricorn, 4  to 5 am; Aquarius 2 to 3 am;  Pisces, midnight to 1 am.  First Saturn is coming along,  rapping your knuckles and  cracking your head, insisting  that you face up to your responsibilities. She is followed by  Uranus, whispering from the  distance "You don't have to put  up with this. Rebel! Break  free!"  Of course as soon as you try  to assert your independence,  Saturn passes by again and gives  you another whack.  It's perfectly understandable  if you start to feel sorry for  yourself. But that can be self-  defeating.  Your challenge through this  ing  by Marguerite  * The daffodils, tulips and nar-  cissus bulbs will soon be finished blooming. As soon as the  flowers fade, pinch off seed  heads to prevent the plant putting all its energy into making  seed. Lift bulbs carefully with a  Fork, breaking as little root as  possible.  I Dig a trench in a corner of the  garden and set bulbs in it sideways with leaves intact, so that  they can continue to derive  putrients from sunlight and soil.  * They are best left there until  fate July when it will be time for  them to be lifted, cleaned,  stored or replanted.  * It's a fine time to sow a new  lawn, or renovate an old one  with the weather inclined to be  Showery and warm. Cultivate  the soil adding peat to the top  few inches if it's on the heavy  ��ide. Roughly level it with the  back of a fork.  I It's important to consolidate  it thoroughly to avoid later  sinkage. There's no better way  than treading over the whole  area, inch by inch, with the  weight of your heels.  I Finally, level with a rake,  removing large stones, and stepping back from time to time to  squint over the surface to ensure  that it's level.  Seed can be sown at anything  from one ounce to two ounces  per square yard. To get an idea,  mark a square yard with a couple of three foot canes. A handful of seed weighs about an  ounce. Afterwards, rake it in,  aiming to cover about half the  seed. Sprinkle with fine hose  and keep moist.  Leave no time in getting  parsnips in, they can be expected in 34 weeks. Sow on a  still day. Roots can be left in the  ground and mulched during the  winter and dug up as required.  They're very tasty when parboiled and put around a roast  like potatoes.  Mulching eliminates most  need for hoeing. It results in a  naturally light, fluffy and  porous soil for easy root  development and maximum  aeration and drainage.  Keep mulching.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  at  Panlnsula Market  Davis Bay  "A Friendly Peopl* Plac*"  FBDB  Your Business Resource Centre  Meet with Dave McGregor  on Wednesday, April 29th  at DRIFTWOOD INN  Sechelt  Tel: 885-5811  to discuss your business's financial needs or for information on the Bank's Financial Services,  Management Counselling, Seminars, Clnics and  Government Assistance Programs.  Calf North Vancover: 666-7703  for an appointment  BACKING INDEPENDENT BUSINESS  Federal Business      Banque federate  Development Bank    de developpement  confusing time will be to live up  to the responsibilities in your  life while nurturing some small  spark of independence.  This Saturn aspect also begins  the start of a seven or eight year  cycle where nothing seems to  move ahead very fast for you.  This is always a frustrating time  for people, but with Uranus  coming along too you may feel  excessive frustration.  The best way to handle this  time is to think of it as a time of  study and preparation. Lower  your expectations of accomplishment somewhat and pay  attention to the small details in  your life.  When you feel the need to  rebel and assert your needs, try  and do it constructively: write,  paint, jog, nurture your sense of  self in a healthy way.  At the end of this period  you're looking at 14 years of increasing accomplishment. How  successful you become then will  depend on how well you've laid  the foundation during the next  seven or eight years.  Choir Award and Trophy, Centennial  Singers.  Junior Classical Award and Trophy,  Tie,  Cheryl  Ramos  and  Claudette  Ramos.  Intermediate   Classical   Award   and  Trophy,   Tie,   Cheryl   Ramos   and  Claudette Ramos.  Instrumental Solo Award and TropsyT'  Jason Baggio.  Senior Vocal Award, Over $5, Jean  Clarke  Piano Duets, Senior, Kimberley Watts  and Oaudette Ramos.  Junior Romantic Award and Trophy,  Tie,  Nickl  These  and   Christopher  McKee.  Intermediate Romantic Award and  Trophy,   Tie,   Nieki   These   and  Christopher McKee.  Senior   Romantic   Award,   Yvonne  Muirhead  Piano Duets, Pre-Grade 1, Megan  Randall and Katlyn Quinn.  Piano   Duets,   Parent   and   Child,  Janaki and Karen Bornstein.  Junior Folksong, Piano, Award and  Trophy, Julia Ross.  Junior Bartok Award, Susan Stigant.  Intermediate   Bartok,   Award   and  Trophy, Robert Newman.  Senior Bartok Award, Arlene Simpson.  Instrumental Group Award, Fayanne  Weatherill and Miranda Northrup.  Junior   Baroque   Award,   Heather  Passmore.  Intermediate   Baroque   Award   and  Trophy, Oaudette Ramos.  Senior Vocal Solo, Folksong Award  and Trophy, Josephine Hammond.  Senior Vocal Solo, Opera, Josephine  Hammond.  Junior Twentieth Century Composer  Award and Trophy, Susan Stigent.  Intermediate Twentieth Century Composer Award, Patricia Hammond.  Competitor's   Choice,   Modern,  Trophy, Ikie Ziakris.  Competitor's   Choice,   Classical,  Junior, Paul Krasnikoff.  Competitor's Choice, Classical, Intermediate,   Trophy,   Kimberly  Phillips.  Competitor's   Choice,   Classical,  Senior, Kimberley Watts.  Junior Canadian  Composers, Julia  Ross and Megan Randall (Tie).  Intermediate  Canadian  Composers,  Christopher McKee.  Senior   Canadian   Composers,  Kimberley Watts.  Senior   Canadian   Composers,  Kimberley Watts.  Older   Beginners   Award,   Caley  McKee.  SPECIAL AWARDS  May Freer Memorial Trophy for Sight  Reading, Dde Ziakris.  Top      Performance      Trophy,  Christopher McKee.  Canfor   Silver   Challenge   Trophy,  Christopher   McKee   and   Patricia  Hammond.  Scholarships: Elphinstone Recreation  Society (2), Susan Stigant and Patricia  Hammond.  Joyce Roots, Ikle Ziakris.  Sunshine Coast Arts Council Bursaries: Piano, Christopher McKee.  Vocal, Josephine Hammond.  Instrumental, Jason Baggio.  Anonymous      Bursary,      Paul  Krosnikoff.  SUNSHINE    COAST    MUSIC  FESTIVAL COMMITTEE  Chairman: Barb Cattai���ca, Vke Chair-  nan: Betty AOcn, Secretary: Rhona  Weir, Treasurer: Stuart Mitton, Syllabus  and Program: Betty Allen and Pat  Stuart, PnbHdry: Josephine Hammond,  Halls: Jean Read, Awards: Jan  Krasnikoff, HOda Mitton and R&kan  Phillips, Printing: Pat Edwards.        -  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Pacifica Pharmacy #2  in Pender Harbour  until noon Saturday  "A Friendly People Piece"  Possible Teacher  STRIKE  If the teachers strike on Tuesday, April 28th,  or any other day,  SCHOOL BUSES WILLNOT RUN  on that day.  R. Mills  Secretary-Treasurer  Board of School Trustees  A Discriminating People  been stopping here for almost 200 years. Capt. George  Vancouver started the trend back in 1792. The  Bonniebrook Lodge wasn't here then, but just imagine  how pleased our good Captain would have been to  pull his chair up to chef Jurg's continental cuisine^  in this atmosphere of country charm  by the sea...the open fireplace, the  tables set with fresh flowers, candles on  fine line, the wide, range of menu  choices & prices. It doesn't cost a  yard arm or a peg leg, either; and  it's not necessary to come by i "  sailing vessel. From Gibsons  Landing just drive west out  Gower Point Road til you  reach the sea.  Open Thurs-Sun from 5:30  886-2887 ^J  PUBLIC NOTICE  Residents of the Town of Gibsons are hereby advised that the GARBAGE COLLECTION SCHEDULE  within the Town boundaries will be changing as of May 1,1987. Commencing on May 6, the area bounded by  the ocean, Winn Road, a line extended from Stewart and Winn Roads to Hwy. 101, and Hwy. 101 to Chekwelp  reserve, plus the Fairmont subdivision will have collection every Wednesday. The area bounded by Winn  Road, Stewart Road to Gower Point Road and Gower Point Road to the Town boundary and the ocean on the  south and east, will have collection every Thursday. The balance of the Town will have collection every Friday. The accompanying map illustrates the areas of Wednesday and Thursday collection. The unshaded  area is the area of Friday collection. If you have questions, call the municipal office at 886-2274 during  business hours.  R. Lorraine Goddard  CLERK-ADMINISTRATOR 22.  Coast News, April 27,1987  On February 19, the first  Sunshine Coast Naval Reunion  Committee met at the Sechelt  Legion, Branch 140. There was  a nucleus of eight members,  with Les Brown chairing the  committee. It was discovered  there are at least 80 ex-navy and  ex-wartime merchant navy  members in the Sechelt Legion  alone, four of which are ex-  wrens.  The enthusiasm mounted  when the discussion fell to  relating some unforgettable experiences, and to the collection  of memorabilia, which will be  on display at the reunion on  May 8 at the Sechelt Legion. On  the following day, May 9 at  10:30, there will be a parade to  the Cenotaph of all ex-naval  personnel, accompanied by the  Legion Pipe Band, with  ceremonies similar to "Battle of  Atlantic" Sunday.  Then "Up Spirits" at the  legion and the re-kindling of old  naval stories, of which there are  many, amid a display of memorabilia.  The evening holds more  nostalgia with a dinner and  dance based on naval traditions,  and entertainment which could  include  crossing   the  equator  ceremonies!  It is hoped that this will be the  beginning of an annual event so  any of you "old salts" who are  ex-navy or wartime merchant  navy who would like to know  more about "your" reunion can  contact Les at 885-2597 or Ted  at 885-5292.  #1 ENEMY    :  The  & BUSHWHACKER  Steve Cass  885-7421  Please Leave Message  National Forest Week  s*s^= Custom Boat Top  Refits - All Repairs  Windows Replaced, etc.  Sooner or later everyone drops by the Coast News office in Gibsons! ���John Burnside photo  Peace notes  The theme of the upcoming  National Forest Week is  "Forests...A Shared  Resource".  Highlights of the week will be  Junior Forest Warden tree-  planting and award ceremonies  on May 5; a B.C. Forest Service  Open House with displays of  fisheries, recreation and forest  management programs, a sawmill  tour  and  demonstration  forest tour on May 6; and Gibsons shopping mall displays  culminating with a firewood  auction to raise money for the  local British Columbia Forestry  Association programs on May 8  and 9.  Those interested in attending  the Open House are directed to  see the advertisement in this  paper or phone the B.C. Forest  Service at 885-5174 for details  '" on any of the events.  On the anniversary of Chernobyl  Your eomplit* upholstery eaittra  Boat Hauling  Motor Carrier Licenced  & Insured  ���Specials���  Camping Foam  $400 & up  Fibregids  4L.    *2450  W.W. Upholstery &  = Boat Tops Ltd.^  886-7310  by Alan Wilson  One of the main fears  motivating peaceworkers is that  this global, nuclear doomsday  machine on which we live will  ,one day go off by accident. The  anniversary of the Chernobyl  nuclear disaster, this Sunday,  April 26, is a warning, that this  ; could indeed happen.  According to an editorial last  : year in the New Yorker, Chernobyl "was one more glimpse,  afforded at terrible cost, of the  most important truth of our  time. This disaster and the other  ! accidents and crises are in fact  something more than warnings.  They are all that is given us to  know of the end of the world".  Looking at the record of the  nuclear age so far, "we find no  lack of, warnings. Taken  together, they amount to a full  course in what we need to  know", Hiroshima, the Cuban  Missile Crisis, the Challenger  disaster, Chernobyl, Three Mile  Island, etc. These are proof that  our political, technical, and  moral competence is not corn-  Third annual  PLANT SALE  May 2, 10-4  at the empty lot  next to the  Twilight Theater.  Sponsored by  Jack & Jill Pre-School  plete. Although we have placed  ourselves in charge of human  destiny, we have abundant  evidence of our own imperfection.  Two of those who have, been  outspoken about the danger of  such accidents will be featured  speakers at the Peace Conference, May 2 at Malaspina  College in Nanaimo. The two,  Dr. Michael Wallace, a UBC  political scientist, and the  Mayor of Victoria, Gretchen  Brewin, represent different ends  of the spectrum of concern.  Dr. Wallace was the host last  year of an international conference on "accidental nuclear  war" at UBC. He is recognized  as an international authority on  this topic and is currently in  Washington, DC testifying to  the US Congress about this  danger.  Mayor Brewin, on the other  hand, is concerned about the  hazard of nuclear ships visiting  her city. Last fall she wrote to  Brian Mulroney asking for a  public inquiry into this practice.  From her position of public  responsibility, she called for an  examination of the accident  hazard and whatever emergency  plans may be in place.  Despite all the evidence of  risk which was presented at the  People's Enquiry last year, the  government has been cavalier in  rejecting any review of their  policies. They have now also  refused the mayor's request.  In refusing to hold a public  inquiry on the issue, Defence  Minister Perrin Beatty wrote to  Remember...  Every year, more than 1000 Canadian workers  are killed on the job.  Thousands more are permanently disabled.  Hundreds of thousands are injured.  Thousands of others die from cancer, lung  disease, and other ailments caused by exposure  to toxic substances at their workplaces.  April 28 of each year has been chosen by the  Canadian Labour Congress as a Day of Mourning for these victims of workplace accidents and  disease.  It is a day to remember the supreme sacrifice  they have been forced to make in order to earn  a living.  A day to renew pressure on governments for  tougher occupational health and safety standards.  A day to rededicate ourselves to the goal of  making Canada's workplaces safer.  April 28-A Day of Mourning ���  In recognition of Canadian workers who  were killed, injured or disabled on the job  *f^& during the past year.  ''-!*>JJ Sunshine Coast Labour Council  ' ~f��7ii<J>^'  the mayor that "most of your  concerns have already been  presented to the government via  Operation Dismantled recent  publication Unsafe Harbours  and the People's Enquiry." He  pointed out that the People's  Enquiry had received a grant  from the Canadian Institute for  International Peace and Security (CUPS) and noted that  CUPS is co-funded by the  Departments of National  Defence and External Affairs.  In essence he was saying that  his department doesn't have to  explore such issues because the  People's Enquiry has already  done so. He was also trying to  imply that the DND had supported the enquiry. That is a  load of .... Pardon me, Mr.  Beatty, but your agency (DND)  did not fund us. CUPS did so  independently.   In   fact,   your  department   (under   former  Minister Erik Neilsen) refused  to  co-operate  with  us;   they  refused us a speaker; they made  critical information unavailable  to us; they failed to respond to  the recommendations of the enquiry, and seem again completely intent on ignoring the major  public health risk these ships  represent.  Beatty's letter is a nifty bit of  political stickhandling. First the  government refuses to participate in the enquiry, then they  claim credit for it so as to justify  not holding an inquiry of their  own, and all the while they still  refuse to deal with the issues  raised! Is this evidence of a  responsible government?  In his letter Beatty argued  that the US navy's nuclear safety standards exceed our own,  and that anyway, "the Three  Mile Island and Chernobyl incidents are not representative of  the nuclear propulsion systems  on US Navy warships".  But that's not the point!  Those are land-based. These are  floating nuclear reactors which  are on record as colliding with  things, including one another.  He also argued that "granting allied naval vessels access to  Canadian waters, ports, and  facilities has long been an integral part of Canada's defence  co-operation. The government  is not prepared to see the conduct of such activities  impeded".  Nor obviously is the government prepared to see such issues  discussed publicly. Beatty added, "It is not the government's  intention to initiate a public  review of the policy regarding  warship visits".  Mayor Brewin's reaction was  disappointment. "I am disappointed with the thinness of the  replies we have had," she said,  adding that she feels "very  vulnerable in terms of a nuclear  accident."  Despite the different focus of  their concerns, Dr. Wallace and  Mayor Brewin are alike in pointing out that for all our caution,  human beings and our technologies are dangerously imperfect. Wallace fears that we  may accidentally incinerate the  globe, just as Mayor Brewin  fears the accidental irradiation  of her city. The government, on  the other hand, seems to fear  nothing, except some sort of ill-  defined Soviet "threat" to  Canada.  Our leaders evidently feel  justified with the risk they subject us to, on the grounds of our  greater security. This seems to  me to be ridiculously irresponsible, especially in light of the  Chernobyl disaster. The simple  reality is that our own government is exposing us to more risk  in our "defence" than we face  from the so-called "enemy". In  fact, we would not be one jot  less secure if these nuclear  vessels were excluded from our  waters.  For conference information  call 247-8015 or 247-8368. Free  for students.  Contour Design  FEATURES  * Effective Heat Control  Filters up to 99% of  ultraviolet rays  * Protects drapes &  furnishings from fade  *Also featuring the most  comprehensive line of  custom blinds  Resldential//Commercial  Window Tint  Call Today 886-3191  K33��Esa_C��E  >  t  i  i  i  S//op*��asr  Trail Bay Centre  Sechelt 885-2025  , *  i  PRICES EFFECTIVE: APRIL 28 - MAY 2  OPEN TIL 9 PM FRIDAYS  BLOCK BUSTER SPECIALS  . 4 L bucket  3.69  No Name  Ice Cream  ABC o no  Laundry Detergent        e _ __."O  Regular or Diet C/-I    HO  7-Up or Pepsi 355 mi tin D/I.yy  Betterbuy ^  -  margarine 454 gm _-/  Golden Grove  Apple Juice  ���  i  Canada Grade A Beef  Cross Rib Roast. 4.39 kg  Fresh Pickled Extra Lean  Corned Beef     6.59 kg  Fresh  Cod Fillets 6.59 kg  Fletcher's #1 Sliced  Side Bacon 500 gm  Fresh From Our Deli - Sliced  Roast Beef... 100 gm  1.99 ib  Z.99 ib  Z.99 ib  _..!f%7 ea  .99  IN-STORE BAKERS  French Bread.... 454 gm loaf 1.19  Cherry Pie 8    2-89  Peasant Bread       454 gm 1.19  B.C. Grown  Mushrooms       3.73 kg  Central American  Bananas _ 73 kg  California Grown  Head Lettuce   Pender Harbour Long English  Cucumbers   While Stocks Last  B.C. #1 Hot House  Tomatoes 2.18 kg  1  .69  .33 lb  .48 ea  89  .99  ea  Ib  59  Nabob Ground ^   0-*  Coffee 369 gm   Z.89  Sunspun  Beans with  Pork 398 mi  Campbell's *_ /   OI_  Tomato Soup 284 mi _;/BoSf  Sunspun ^^  Apple Sauce 398 mi  .69  Highliner  Cod in Batter ... 350 gm Z. 49  Green Giant  Vegetables in 4-1-7  Sauce 250 gm   1.17  Lean Cuisine Assorted  Entrees 2.59  Don't forget, Mother's Day is just around the corner, we'll have a great supply of  fresh flower bouquets at very reasonable prices - watch for them next week!  S)hop*��4sy  Trail Say Gent re  .Sechelj  885-2025.  ~- - ^ ���*- ^*- ���*- ^" ��� ^^^^^^^^v^r^^^^^^^^^^v^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^w^^^B^^^^^^I^Mn^PBnsin^^'X'itS \ Coast News, April 27,1987  23.  For sale by owner: 3 bdrm. rancher, Roberts Creek, sep.  workshop, Vk acres on creek,  parklike setting, close to beach,  $86,900. No agents please.  885-3847. #18  Cozy Floathouse, 14'x26', sleeping loft, new flotation 2 yrs. ago,  exc. cond., currently moored at  Gibsons, $9500 OBO. 521-8156.  #17  Mark and Lynn Widsten are  pleased to announce the arrival of  their bundle of joy, Tanya Pearl  Widsten, born March 24,  weighing 6 lbs., 10 oz. Proud  Grandparents are Pearl Pauloski,  Gerry & Wendy Widsten in Ontario, and Robert Pauloski in  Prince Rupert. Special thanks to  Dr. Vaughan and the great staff at  St. Paul's Hospital. #17  ..V*  Steve & Sue Sleep are pleased to  announce the home birth of Col-  wyn Ross on April 21,1987. Col-  wyn weighed 7 lbs., 2 oz. and  was born at 9:02 am. A brother  for Chelsea Dawn. Proud grandparents are Don & Maureen Sleep  of Hopkins Landing & John &  Sheila McNamara of Missis-  sauga, Ontario. Great grandma is  Mary Sleep of Vancouver. Heartfelt thanks to midwife Wendy,  assistant Michelle and Dr. Bev  Pace. Also, special thanks to  Teresa, Rozann, Melanie and  grandma Sheila for their help  throughout the last long month.  #17  Obituaries  BRANNAN: passed away April  21,1987, Jadwiga (Vega) late of  Gibsons. Survived by her loving  husband James, three sons, J.  Mark, Cameron and Bruce; six  grandchildren; a sister, Anna and  husband Fred Friis as well as  numerous other relatives. By her  request a private funeral service  was conducted in St. Mary's  Catholic Church, Gibsons. Interment followed in Seaview  Cemetery. Cards and flowers  gratefully declined. Devlin  Funeral Home, Directors.      #17  JORGENSEN: passed away April  20, 1987, Frode Carl Jorgensen,  late of Sechelt in his 72nd year.  Survived by his loving wife Tove;  one son Per-; four daughters,  Hanne, Kirsten, Suzanne and  Penni; eleven grandchildren; five  great grandchildren; a niece and  a nephew. Funeral service was  held Thursday, April 23 in St.  John's United Church, Davis  Bay, Reverend Alex Reid officiated. Cremation followed.  Remembrance donations to the  Diabetes Association would be  appreciated. Devlin Funeral  Home, Directors. #17  t*.  Wm/Jmau*  ���mmX  Tnmt  V#^     _rik^^^_M_||^_P_riM_  -'-*iWL 3UHMN0 $������ Unit  <-   _t^t       Mmmt mammaml '  i-"if.i "  "-���*_  ' *W��  >'���  ;  tiMMi'lniil) v-?s *&  ���rf^F��� ��� * 4H^^HR^H  ���*x��***m: ��� J  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  IN PENDER HARBOUR-   D0CKAR: Doreene Amelia, a resident of Hopkins Landing, passed  away Apri!_5,1987. Survived by  her loving family; husband Bill;  son William; two daughters, Lynda Lopez and Deborah Farren;  four grandchildren, Amy and  Christian Lopez, David and Beth;  Farren; stepmother Helen Anderson. Funeral service will be held  Thursday, April 30 at 3 pm in St.  Bartholomew's Anglican Church,  Gibsons. Private interment at  Oceanview Cemetery, Burnaby.  Devlin Funeral Home, Directors.  Remembrance donations to St.  Mary's Hospital would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.   #17  EMERSON: passed away April  24, 1987, Robert Charles Emerson, late of Gibsons in his 72nd  year. Survived by his loving family, wife Jo; three children, Bob;  Elaine and husband Jack Hear-  field and their children Darren,  Christina and Kyle; Peter and wife  Ruth and their children Jan, Neil  and Blair; one step-daughter  Carol and husband Alex Skytte  and their children Hanna Tova  and Willie; one brother Walter  Emerson; two sisters Winnie  McLaren and Beatrice Emerson.  Bob was a long time active  member of the Gibsons Kiwanis  Club. Funeral Service, Tuesday,  April 28 at 3 pm in the chapel of  Devlin Funeral Home, Gibsons,  Reverend Alex Reid officiating.  Cremation to follow. Remembrance donations to Gibsons  Kiwanis Club appreciated in lieu  of flowers. #17  FELLOWS: passed away April 22,  1987, Fredrick Ben Gilmour  Fellows, late of Gibsons in his  88th year. Survived by his loving  wife Pat; one son Harvey of  Whistler; one daughter Margaret  of Brackendale. Funeral service  was held Friday, April 24 in St.  Aiden's Anglican Church,  Roberts Creek, Reverend John  Robinson officiating. Cremation  followed. Remembrance donations to the Cancer Society would  be appreciated. Devlin Funeral  Home, Directors. #17  FLETCHER: passed away April  19, 1987, Mary Fletcher, late of  Sechelt and a former resident of  Fort Langley. Pre-deceased by  her husband Thomas Turnbull  Fletcher in 1983. Survived by two  daughters, Lois Fletcher, Vancouver, Rosalie and husband  Raymond Potter; two grandsons,  Neil of Sechelt and Noel of Surrey; two grandaughters, April  Potter of Sechelt, Nancy and husband Mark Rowland of Sechelt.  Memorial service was held Sunday, April 26 in St. John's United  Church, Davis Bay, Reverend  Alex Reid officiating. Cremation.  Remembrance donations to  Shorncliffe Care Home, Sechelt,  would be appreciated. Devlin  Funeral Home, Directors.      #17  The Charles Merrick family wish  to thank their many friends and  relatives for the loving concern  and help during the illness and  death of Charles. A special  thanks to Dr. J. Hobson and Dr.  Barry Kassen and the excellent  medical and nursing staffs of St.  Mary's and Shaughnessy Hospitals. Charles' enthusiasm, ingenuity, forthrightness, creativity, patience, faith, resourcefulness and skill have influenced  and inspired all of us. We thank  God for his long active life and  love.  wife Betty  sons Peter, Paul, David  daughters Betty, Fran  and their families.  SPCA  885-4771  TFN  #17  South Coast  *-      Ford  1981 COLONY  PARK WAGON  V8, automatic, air  conditioning, cassette,  premium sound system,  power windows & locks, auto  lamp system, tilt control,  speed control, cast aluminum  rims. 1-0wner 70,000 kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  ii, ll   l iiiiniiiHiiJUiMi   'J?*%  ���"��� i,-.���>��-'''/ *   '   '  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954.  TFN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it's doing to you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-8774  or 886-9826.  Attention Teens  Al-Ateen   Can   Help.   Phone  886-7103. TFN  Women interested in playing field  hockey, Call Lexa, 885-9692. Inexperienced and 'Rusty' players  welcome. #17  GIBSONS CHRISTIAN BOOKS  Moving out  Store-wide Sale  20% to 50% OFF  Books,   cards,   gifts,   videos,  bibles, jewellery, crafts, music,  etc. 1589 Marine Drive, lower  Gibsons, 886-9077. #17  MURDOCH'S JEWELRY  at  MarLee Fashions  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  Every Saturday, 1-5 pm  #18  South Coast  Ford  Pacifica Pharmacy #2 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 833-9551  John Henry's 883-2253  HALFMOON BAY   IN  B & J Store 885-9435  IN SECHELT���   Books & Stuff  (Trail Bay Centre) 885-2625  The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  IN DAVIS BAY   Peninsula Market 885-9721  ROBERTS CREEK-   IN  Seaview Market 885-3400  IN GIBSONS   lli UmBftlOflllftl  P  B & D Sports  (Sunnycrest Mall) 886-4635  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  You'll receive courteous service from  the fine folks at Peninsula Market ��� Our  "Friendly People Place" in Davis Bay.  Edith MacDonald passed away,  April 29,1983. When we are sad  and lonely, and everything goes  wrong, we seem to hear you  whisper, "Cheer up and carry  on". Each time we see your  photo, you seem to smile and  say, "Don't cry, I'm only sleeping. We'll meet again someday".  Len & Michael MacDonald    #17  Dorothy Ann Squires: A heart of  gold stopped beating, hard working hands at rest, God broke our  hearts to prove to us he only  takes the best. The leaves and  flowers may wither, the golden  sun may set, but the hearts that  loved so dearly, are the ones who  won't forget. Sadly missed by  husband William, family and  friends. #17  In loving memory of Dorothy  Squires. A year has passed since  you've been gone, though it  seems like yesterday, but the  memories that you left us with  will never fade away. The Murphy  Family. #17  Tftmnfe You  We wish to extend heartfelt  thanks to all who attended our  60th anniversary. Special thanks  to our family and friends for their  baking and work. Everything was  beautiful. Much love,  Mr. & Mrs. J.D. Derby.        #17  To ail loving friends who joined us  on Easter Monday to remember  Ralph's life, we thank you. Kay &  Brock. #17  1984 MUSTANG GT  5.0 V8, 5-speed,  sunroof, cassette, black,  19,000 kms, 1-0wner  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  w     PL 5936 885-3281       j  Brad ana Ryan Matthews announce the marriage of their  mother Doreen, to Susan  Sutherland and Gerry Harris's  Dad-Ray Harris!!   . #17  CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE  COURSE  Sat., May 9th, 9-noon at the  Shop Class in Chatelech, and  Sat., May 16th, 9-noon, the Instructor, Marv Volen will conduct  the class 'on-site' with the practical session out in the woods.  $20. please call Continuing  Education at 886-8841 to  register. Pre-pay by May 1st.  MARK YOUR CALENDAR  for the 2nd & 3rd of May.  Films & videos at Chatelech & the  Sechelt indian Band Hall. Special  Guest Speaker! This intriguing  weekend of cultural revival  material is sure to whet your  curiosity! $5.00 at the door for  the whole weekend! Call Continuing Education for more details.  #17  l_.  "���   .,*���<  '>/.   tost  miMmffl  Wedding ring set, gold, 6  diamonds, antique gold ring  w/small diamonds, missing since  early March, Roberts Creek/  Sechelt. Reward. 885-4703 or  885-2629. #17  Strawberry blonde Cairn terrier in  Soames Trail area on Monday,  wearing collar. 886-9614.     #17  West, show saddle, $500; blk.  chaps, $100; Eng. bridle, $50,  FREEsiam. cat. 886-9408.   #17  Free to good homes, 8 wk. old  kittens; 3 males & 1 female, all  black. Judy. 886-3458 eves. #18  4 year old Anglo-Arab geld.,  registered and trained, insurance  pack incl. Phone Jim, 885-3794.  #17  4 yr. old bay mare, 14HH, quiet &  good looking, safe on roads.  886-2001. #19  1 - female cat, white with black  markings, 1 year old, free to good  home. 886-2149. #17  Reg. Arab geld., and make show  material, price neg. 886-7779.  #19  |   14;  ^ltB__M_l  ���#..  Wanted  ���MM���  Scrap cars & trucks wanted. We  pay cash for some. Free removal.  Phone 886-2617. TFN  Office furniture: desks, chairs,  counters, filing cabinets,  shelves, lamps, coffee/end  tables, waiting room chairs. Call  Fran or Pat, 886-2622.        TFN  Used bunkbeds in good condition. Ph. 886-8604. #17  ��� .,.... .������������_���_..s-  LOG BUYING STATION  Cedar, Fir, Hemlock  886-7033  Terminal Forest Products  Double stroller in good condition.  Will trade for single. 886-3943.  #17  6 yr. old girl's bike, good condition. 885-7286. #17  -i /   22 cal. Rimfire rifle, single shot or  repeater. 883-9988. #17  L    Garage Safes y  7^]  Fount* J   '- ��� ���**  Toyota car key found at Pratt and  Kearton. Can be picked up at  Coast News, Gibsons. #17  mm)))  Primrose Lane New & Used, Adv.  everything & the kitchen sink,  furn., baby, misc., etc.  886-8700. #17  May 3, 10-2, Granthams Ldg.  Wharf Assoc, Granthams Community Hall. #18  Rain or shine, May 2 & 3,10am-  2pm, 1031 FircrestRd., Gibsons.  #17  3-family garage sale, Sat., May  2, 10:30am-?, Fircrest Rd., Gibsons. #17  5-family yard sale, (maze of  mysteries for everyone), 11am-  4pm, May 2 & 3, Pratt Rd.,  weather permitting. #17  Huge yard & pfant sale at 101  Hwy & North Rd., across from  Kern's, May 2 & 3. #17  Sat., May 2, 11 am, Richard's  Rd. off Marlene Rd., Roberts  Creek, multi-family sale.      #17  Neat stuff! For Olde Time's Sake,  Wed-Sat, 10-4:30, Hwy 101,  beside Elson Glass. #19  May 3, 12-4, Pine Rd., Gibsons,  stained glass, wine making, baby  equip., books, canning jars, etc.  #17  2.4 km North of Lord Jim's on  101 Hwy, many interesting items  including small personals, 9 ft.  rowboat, HD wrench & cable, '83  Lynx, '68 Camaro, Sat. & Sun.,  10 am. #17  60 acres ranch land, ideal for  horses, located in valley 20 miles  NE Kamloops, Tod Mtn. Hwy.,  valued $130,000, trade for real  estate on Sunshine Coast. Herb  Allen, Box 1397, Merritt, BC VOK  2B0. 378-4494, or Wes Fraser,  Parkwood-Pyper Rty.  374-1221. #19  South Goast  V7  ' '.Ford; 7,7;  1983 PLYMS  m  LTH  IN  4 lffMftr^tflFaWTr*warranty  Very Clean  Wharf Rd., Sachalt  DL 5936 885-3261  HAY FOR SALE  $3.50/bale; garden mulch hay,  $3/bale. 885-9357. TFN  COAST COMFORT  Teas, herbs, sachets, potpourri,  mulled wine spice, mineral bath  & more. Great gifts from $1.95 to  $3.95. Available at THE BOOKSTORE, Cowrie St., Sechelt,  885-2527 & other local stores.  TFN  Multicycle Inglis auto washer,  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  Heavy duty multi-cycle Speed  Queen washer, 10 yrs. old, $250.  886-7581 after 3. #18  Rowing machine, 7 different positions, five diff. exc. in each.  886-2738 for more info.        #19  All night stove, 16" box, heats  500 sq. ft., Norwegian made,  heavy plate, like new, $250 cash  firm. 886-9898,5-7 pm.       #17  ) HALIBUT  14GibsonM/D12cuft.  Fridges - White  14 Gibson 24"  Ranges - White  and Dryers  For More Info Call  Kohuch Appl.   885-9847  | MV Hungry One    \  TAKING ORDERS  NOW  I    Ph. 886-7253     *  HY0R0P0NIC NUTRIENTS  and Halide Lights, etc.  Quality Farm & Garden Supply.  886-7527. TFN  Drop leaf end tble. w/2 drawers,  c.1880, $150; '20's china/  curio cab., decorative gls. dr. &  sides, 3 gls. shelves, $250;  1950's wallpaper, assorted patterns, 20 rolls, $20. 886-2730  eves. TFN  12' Flying Dutchman needs keel  & boom $800 OBO. Solid cedar  panelling, T&G, V4x31/2, random  Igths., 280 sq.ft., $270.  885-7460. #17  South Coast  ^      Ford  1982 OLDS  CUTLASS  4 Door  Diesel, automatic,  low kms, Warranty  Wharf Rd., Sechelt     j  PL 5936 885-3261      J  R/C elec. off-road car kits., 2  W/D & 4 W/D parts & access.,  also avail.: radios, batteries,  charger, wheels, tires, adaptors,  tool kits etc., good prices.  885-5794. #17  Antique 3 drawer dresser, $35;  Vilas maple hutch, offers.  885-5061. #17  As new sofachalr and hassock, 2  bedroom end tables, $150.  886-7913 eves. #18  Like new leather love seat & two  chairs, super comfort, cost  $4000, asking $2000; kit. table  & 4 chairs, $150. 885-5581. #18  Antifouling Paint Sale, International Tbtf., black, $20/litre.  885-9394. #18  Norwegian dishes GR/WHT  "Market", $200; almond FF  fridge, LH door, $600; lg.  cabinet, rad/stereocomb., $100;  Hoover Porta Power vac, at-  tachs., $50; RCA cab. 26" col.  TV, $200; 2 lg. liv. chairs, $25  ea.; 2 roll-aways, $20 ea.; micro  oven, $175; cab. for sew. mach.,  $75; old typewriter, $25; swivel  hostess chair, $75. 886-2406.  #17  South Coast  "      Ford  1983 MONTE  CARLO  V8, automatic,  Very clean car  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ol S936 885-3281  v y  28'   travel   trailer,   $3500.  886-3493. #19  Lots of linen, towels, knick  knacks, books, furniture, office  desk w/typing table, set of torches, come & browse. For Olde  Times Sake, 101 at Pratt Rd.,  beside Elson Glass. #17  Amigo elec. cart for disabled, inc.  battery & charger, $1300 OBO.  886-7308. #19  MURDOCH'S JEWELRY  at  MarLee Fashions  Cedar Piaza, Gibsons  Every Saturday, 10-5 pm  #17  RHOOOS A AZALEAS  Lg. selection $3-$25, Roberts  Creek Nursery, 2569 Lower Rd.  886-2062. #19  Washer & Dryer, 7 yrs. old, good  condition, $200 ea. OBO.  885-7326. #19  12x52 ft. trailer, 2 bdrms., Ikelon  Court, Roberts Crk., fully furnished, new add., new drapes,  curts., big corner lot, rent $135,  asking $9500. Ph. 885-9263  eves., Hazel. #19  Chesterfield & chair, dinette set,  all in exc. cond. 885-2176.   #17  Kenmore convection oven, 2  cookbooks, $225; Weider mini-  tramp., $75. Ph. 886-7266. #17  South Coast  ^      Ford       A  1984 PLYMOUTH  HORlj  V  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Bark mulch $22/yd; mushrm.  manure $20/yd; #1 top soil  $30/yd; u pick up. Wharf St.  Sechelt. $5/yd. del. chg.  885-2592. #17  Mushrm. manure or screened top  soil, $25/yd. Call aft. 4 pm, enquires, 886-7914. #17  73 GMC Suburban, 8 tires, $55,0  OBO; pool table with access.,  $325. 886-8700 bef. 6.        #17  Satellite  Systems  SALES, SERVICE  & SYSTEM UPGRADES  ��� DESCRAMBLERS ���  IBM Compatible  COMPUTERS  from *999  Green Onion  Earth Station  885-56M    ^^^JHj^jgijL  Wet & dry firewood, cut to order.  885-5648. #17  Amana Radarange  seldom used, like  firm. 886-9402.  microwave,  new, $350  #17  Wanted Dinky toys or Corgi toys,  any condition. Phone 886-8086.  #18  ROTOTILUNG  Topsoil, mshrm. man., sawdust,  I, trucking. 886-7335.       #18  :W  v  HENCKEL KNIFE SALE  20% off  PLACEMATS  - Large Savings  COFFEE MUGS  V_ price  Final Week  qCITCHEN       Sechelt  CARNIVAL 885-3611  Atirtos  71 Toyota Corolla MKII, SW,  runs or for parts, $200 OBO.  886-2508 or 886-2158.        #17  1971 Ford Econo window van,  raised roof, propane stove and  furnace, good shape, $1600  OBO. 886-9544. #19  The Sunshine Coast News  reserves the right to classify  advertisements under appropriate headings and  determine page location.  The Sunshine Coast- News  also reserves the right to  revise or reject any advertising which In the opinion of  the Publisher is In questionable taste. In the event  that any advertisement is rejected the sum paid for the  advertisement will be  refunded.  Minimum *5N par 3 line Insertion.  Each additional line *1����. Use our economical last  week free rite. Pre-pay your ad for 2 weeks & get the  third week FREE.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found  For PHONE-IN Classifieds  Call 885-3930  PAYMENT must be received  by NOON SATURDAY  for Monday publication  MASTERCARD and VISA ACCEPTED  J  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION  Please mail to:  COAST NEWS Classified. Box 460. Gibsons. B.C. VON IVO  I   Or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places  ���      Minimum '5 per 3 line Insertion  1  1    ���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i  |iL     .11   "II JJ C 1 II    1         1  liC                                                 IT  }*_                                     _         _���  ���   i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���t���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���i���r">  1'B                                                                                                                           __L  !�����_ _1_                   _                                      _j  I  I  i:  i  i  CLASSIFICATION: e.g. For Sale. For Renl. etc  ,������.���_/ 24.  Coast News, April 27,1987  19.  ��f-��  Does your car need  a little care?  We offer a complete car care  service, $15 & up. Free pick  up   and   delivery   service  anywhere in Sechelt.  Phone Matt Small at:  South Coast Ford  885-3281  1972 Cutlass, 2 dr.,  interior, 350, PS,  886-7112.  silver/white  PB,  radio.  TFN  76 Olds Cutlass, 350 V8, auto,  runs well, sunroof, good tires,  $950 OBO. 886-8770. #17  Must sell! 1986 Stellar Exec,  loaded, 5 sp., air, PW/PL,  sunroof, rust proof, ext. warranty, black and beautiful, $11,900  OBO. 886-3078. #17  South Coast  Ford  1984 BR0N  auto  II  00 kms, blue  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  PL 5936 885-3281       J  76 Ford Maverick, good cond.,  V6, auto, PS/PB, $1000.  886-2864 after 5 pm. #17  79 Ford Crewcab with canopy, 4  sp., 350, $2400 OBO. 885-2594.  #17  $99 unbelievable miracle drive to  own, delivery deposit, OAC,  within 72 hours of credit approval  your new car/truck will be at  your front door. Hundreds of  GM's, Jeeps, Chryslers, Imports,  Fords available. Pick up your  payments, trades OK. Lortone  Motors, Langley, 534-5343 (collect), DL8277. #17  $450 and runs great, 1976 Ford  Monarch, auto, 4 dr., in good  cond. Nick, 886-7516. #19  Ford 4WD front end, hub to hub,  $100 firm. 886-8941 after 6. #17  73 Datsun 4x4, runs & looks  \ good, $1800 or trade for motorcycle or WHY. 885-5437.        #17  WRECKING 1975 Ford 4x4  crewcab, all running gear good,  also doors, windows & seats,  also parts for 75 Dodge van.  885-4493. #17  South Coast  ^      Ford  1986 F150 2x4  6 cyl., 4 speed, low kms  cassette  Life-time Rust Warranty  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  OL 5936 885-3261  X '  1983 Lynx & 1986 Camaro, both  cleans run well. 883-2474. #17  1974 Datsun PU, good mech.  cond., excellent tires & ETRA  wheels with snows, canopy,  $750.886-9194. #19  )  Campers  nmm\ __t_b_fe���_���__������__���__ mkmP  Truck 5th wheeler, sell or trade  for 12' or 14' wide mobile home.  886-3531. #19  South Coast  >      Ford       >,  1984 GMC S15 4x4  V6, 5 speed, running boards,  canopy  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  OL 5936 885-3281  zt.  Marine  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-25-70 HP 1982-1986, exc.  cond., exc. price. Lowes Resort,  883-2456. TFN  23'   Sangstercraft,  cruiser & 10 HP mtr.  tion dual steering,  fully equipped for  188 Mer-  , limited edi-  sleeps five,  cruising or  fishing, immaculate, $9800. Ph.  Bob, 936-0167. #17  1980 FiBREFORM, 22 ft  470 Mercruiser I/O  Sleeper Seats, Head, VHF,  Sounder, Compass, Great  Fishing Boat & Tandem  Trailer, Fully Galvanized &  been in the water twice.  886-2155 after 6.  Rent to own 37' fishboat, live  aboard, $200/m. Pat. 885-4701.  #19  15' Sirocco FG, sleeps 2,  w/sails, cushions, trailer & outboard. 885-7436. #17  19' FG boat, cuddy, cabin, 115  Merc, depth s., CB, radio,  trailer. 886-3940. #19  19' Lightning daysailer, trade or  sell for PU truck, $1000.  886-9977. #19  23' Character boat, lug rigged,  dory, new 8 HP O/B, sleeps 2,  staunch 8i seaworthy, Epoxy encapsulated wood vessel, $5000.  885-3757. #17  South Coast  $7-Yf��n(_-7'��*  1983 E150  CLUB WAGON  V8, auto, two tone paint,  Extra Clean  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  V      DL 5936 885-3281       ^  Heavy duty, reinforced hull, 20'  Sangster, deep hull, Argo  wheelhouse, must see, $12,000.  985-3709 eves. #18  ,mmiir*mmm!mmm*iW!���1**  For Rent  TEREDO SQUARE  Quality office space to lease,  negotiable terms and rates, many  areas can be sub-divided to suit,  elevator, carpeted, air conditioning. To view phone 885-4466.  TFN  Motor Carrier Licensed  & Insured  BOAT HAULING  -W.W. UPHOLSTERY &-  -BOAT TOPS LTD.���  637 Wyngaert Rd..  Gibsons  885-7310  *****  Mobile Homes  I  South Coast  Ford       J  1984 NISSAN  KING CAB  4 cyl., 5 speed,  low kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Motorcycles  J  1982 Honda 750, showroom  cond., only 12,000 miles,  w/screen, sissy bar, $1800.  886-8233. #19  1978 Honda 750 in exc. cond.,  complt. overhaul,  inc.  helmet,  $1800. Phone Jim, 885-3794,  #17  lyum  n  Wanted to Rent j  Furnished houses or apts. to rent  in Gibsons and surrounding area.  April to Sept. 1987. Contact CBC,  Vancouver, 662-6246 or Gibsons, 886-7811. TFN  WANTED TO RENT  Ret. prof, person wants to settle  down in Sechelt area. Wishes to  rent a house or ste., best ref. Collect, 988-0269, or write Box 245,  c/o Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. #17  3 bdrm. house, June 1, Gibsons  area, refs. avail. 886-2353.   #18  3 bdrm. house in Gibsons for  June 1. Call 886-2653. #18  2 bdrm. for couple with cats,  June 15/July 1 in or near  Sechelt, 1244 E. 8th, Apt. 2, V5T  1V2,872-8733. #18  fm.  For Rent  SECHELT OFFICE SPACE  Do you need a 1 room office?  Reasonably priced?  Good location?  Priced at $75/month inclusive.  120 to 150 sq. ft. each.  TEREDO SQUARE  Call 885-4466. TFN  South Coast  ^      Ford  1985 FORD TEMPO  Auto, 4 dr., air, stereo  Extended Warranty  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ^    PL 5936 885-3281      ^  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994,7-10 pm. TFN  Eight large stables, small  bachelor apt. attached, pasture,  reas. to right person, will rent  singly or en bloc. 886-3033. #17  Rent or lease, Hopkins Landing,  2 bdrm., view, 5 min. walk to  ferry, ample parking, low rent,  neg. Ph. 988-3251. #19  14x70 2 bdrm. mobile, 5 appl.,  $350/m. 886-7198 after 2 pm.  #17  1 bdrm. bach, ste., non-smoker,  furn., inc. heat & light, $190/m.  Port Mellon Hwy, Stan Hilstad,  885-3211 or 886-2923.        #19  Hopkins Lndg. waterfront, attractive 2 bdrm. cottage, semi-furn.,  pref. yearly lease, $480/m.  886-3723 or 943-9289.        #17  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  ��� modern two bedroom  townhouse  D one and a half baths  D fully carpeted  D five appliances including  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  ��� private sundeck  D enclosed garage  ��� family oriented  D close to Sunnycrest Mall,  schools, tennis court &  jogging field  D good references required  D $450 per month  Call Peter, 886-9997  evenings  c  27��  Kelp Wanted  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park. 886-9826. TFN  Space available April  1,  Bonniebrook Trailer Park, 886-2887.  TFN  Casual longterm care aide, one  child welcome, own transp.,  homemaker exp. helpful.  886-3078. #17  Young people between the ages  of 15-24 for summer employ.,  must be able to meet the public &  willing to work shifts & weekends. Pis. send resumes to Box  1190, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.  #17  Wanted: Commission sales person for Mountain FM Radio. Call  885-2241. #17  Canadian Evergreen Sales, buying salal, $1.70; salal tips, 90��.  334-4514. #17  Reliable babysitter for 9 mo. old,  my home, 35 hrs./wk.  886-7830. #17 ���  Home Support Workers opportunities to help persons in their  homes. Applicants must be in  good health, get along well with  people, be willing to learn. Car  essential. Students welcome. Apply to 204, the Dock, Sechelt.  Phone 885-5144 by April 29. #17  Squamish Freightways Ltd. requires owner operator with 20  foot van & power tail gate. All enquires Ph. Ben, 886-8100.    #17  Exp. waitresses, bartenders,  doormen, PT & full-time. Contact  Scott at Elphie's Cabaret.  886-3336. #18  Part-time experienced cook and  weekend janitor, Friday and  Saturday nights. Call Chris at  886-8215. #18  South Coast  r.      Ford       \  1986 MERCURY  MARQUIS  V6, auto, cassette, two tone  blue, low kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  V OL 5936 885-3281  Part-time sales clerk, personable,  experienced sewer, knitter. Send  resume to Box 616, Gibsons. #19  College student for full time summer emp., start May 4, graveyard  shift. Apply Henry's Bakery,  mornings only. #18  Desperately require re!., loving,  exp. sitter for 1 & 5 yr. old, my  home, must have own trans., 4-5  days/wk., pref. older person but  will consider older teen, Roberts  Creek. 886-8549 eves.        #19  Work Wanted  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  TREE TOPPING  Tree removal, limbing and falling,  insured, reasonable rates. Jeff  Collins, 886-8225. #17  Builder, plumber, electrician, 35  yrs. exp., free est. Tom Constable, 886-3344. #17  Man, 33, has % T. truck &  power saw, will do odd jobs. Ph.  886-9648. #17  Handyman: carpentry, yard  work, and all home repairs,  reasonable rates, free estimates.  Ph. 886-2835. #19  South Coast  '-������/; Ford  1983 LYNX WAGON  4 cyl., 5 speed, 63,000 kms  Sale Price: $5295  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  MATH TUTOR  SFU Bus. Admin, student will  tutor sec. school math. Ph.  886-9474. #19  PROFESSIONAL  STEAM  CLEANING  Powerful Truck  Mounted Unit  CHERISHED  CARPET  CARE  886-3823I  Brick, block, stone, U-supply  mat., we will do prof, job, 20-yrs.  exp. Ken, 1-596-2410.        #19  CARPENTER  Renovations, sundecks, fences,  reasonable & reliable. 886-3444  or 886-9324. #19  South Coast  V       Ford  1984  THUNDERBIRD  Automatic  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  ChHd Care  Will babysit for working moms in  my home, loving care guaranteed, references available.  886-8631. #17  South Coast  Ford  1986 RANG  WrTarf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  The   Blanket   Classifieds   of   the   B.C.   &   Yukon   Community   Newspapers  Association reach a potential 2 million readers in more than 1,079,387 homes  through  nearly  every suburban  and  rural  community newspaper between  Vancouver and Whitehorse.  ONE PHONE CALL.  Call our Classified Department for  an explantion of how the program  works. We'll help you write the ad  and place it in more than 70  association newspapers.  00  25 WORDS $129.  For more than 25 words, there is an  additional charge of s3 per word.  The Sunshine  f so*  L of  Business  Opportunities  Public   transit   business.  886-2268 or 886-3595, Tarry.  TFN  South Coast  r       Ford       ,  1986 COUGAR  5.0 litre V8, automatic, lots  of options, low kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-3930  Cruice Lane, Gibsons  886-2622  B.C. AND YUKON COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS ASSOCIATION  We can also place your sales message in more than 500  Community Newspapers reaching 3.2 million households  across Canada.  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear in the more than 70 Newspapers of the B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association and reach 1,079,387 homes and a potential two million readers.  $129. far 25 words  ($3. per each additional word) Call the COAST NEWS at 885-3930 to place one.  AUTOMOTIVE  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. PL8105.  Ford Trucks and Cars. Buy  or lease with nothing down.  O.A.C. For quick approvals  call Gary Sweet collect 492-  3800 or toll free 1-800-642-  8240.   BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES   Investor Wanted - your dollars can be matched by a  grant to renovate and promote hotel. Invest in tourism, a growth industry.  Equity positions available  from $10,000. (604)926-3870.  Licensed restaurant 64  seats, building and equipment on Trans Canada  Hwy., Salmon Arm. $59,900  or offer. Call Ernie or Tom-  my 1-573-3606.   Ground floor opportunity  "Women at Large" image  enhancement and fitness  studio. Franchises available  throughout Canada. Marlene  Pritchard Canadian Executive Director. Phone (604)  828-0202 or 828-0212.  Turn key business for sale.  Dealing in automotive,  snowmobile, motorcycles,  chainsaw sales & repairs.  Major franchises. 1120 sq.ft.  garage, two bays, located in  prospering Houston, B.C.  Serious enquiries Only  please. For more information: 845-2814.   Established Wine, Beer,  Dart, Supply Store and  Brewing on location. Low  30's possession date May  31, 1987. 5198-48th Avenue,  Delta V4K 1W3. 946-6211.  Canada's Largest Calendars  - Specialty Advertising &  Business Gift Company  needs self-starters selling  our line to local businesses.  Highest commissions.  O'Donnell-DRG, 250-807  Consumers, Willowdale M2J  4V6. (416)499-8953.   Guaranteed Investment  Food Company will guarantee your investment of  $3,700. Work from your  home. Potential $4,000 plus  per month. 1-594-7706.  Hunterline Trucking Ltd. in  cooperation with a major  Western Canada truck dealer has made available possession as lease operators  pulling B-trains to qualified  persons wishing to purchase new, well equipped  tractors. Good terms and  contracts. Phone Waynne or  Bob at 1-800-663-4010 bet-  ween 8 a.m..^4:30 p.m.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  Sexy lingerie, quality adult  merchandise by mail. For  huge full colour cataloaue  send $7.50 to Joys-R-Us  Dept. 124-810 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z  4C9.   EDUCATIONAL   XXXyNew Plus Old Anybody  and everybody XXX X registered   Private   membership  office   "429"   concept   XX  fRst-National Vote-bank-Law  Day-closed  to  "Open"   XX  coded-classified-concept  "Reopen Closed-Society Act  XX   Membership   Secret   a  "Must"   provincial   Labour  concept XX registered opposition "A" must office 429  "Concept"  X  XXX  society  ".Act"  incorporated  "opposition"    a    Must:    concept  "Printed" XXX be Labour-  business Party conservative  Social Liberal democratic  XXX   new   Abstain    Heard  simple   ABC   abstain   butt.  Control XXX .abc after before come April 17 "Again"  people   and   others   a   big  choice abc.  X  membership  Secret,  "join to send" obsolete   Canadian   identity  owned X .extinct 'till Saved-  Serial Number-your's to BC  "owned". Registered Office  concept-Aired  g.c.   Details!  soon? XXX Associated Office  429     Association-opposition  Registered concept XXX office 429 #429 720  6th   St.,  Westminster b.c.   Auction School -- 15th year,  1400 graduates. Courses  April, August & December.  Write Western Canada  School of Auctioneering,  Box 687, Lacombe, Alta.  TOC ISO. (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-  138L   EQUIPMENT &  MACHINERY  HELPJWANTED^  ERS six cylinder 720 RPM  Lister. Driving three phase,  60 cycle GE generator. KVA  375 KW 300. Less than 1000  hours. Sale, lease, rental  purchase. After 6:00 P.M.  (604)434-8069 (604)923-6215.  3200 Gallon stainless tank  suitable vacuum/pressure  $7500. Detroit Diesel 653  rebuilt $7000. 1971 International Tandem C & C near  new Diesel Motor $7000.  534-9672 between 5-6 P.M.  FOR SALE MISC.   Log House Magazine - Allan  Mackie. Regular $6. per  issue. Now all eight volumes  $9.50 includes postage.  Oasis Bookshop, Box 350,  High River, Alta. TOL 1B0.  (403)652-4100.    1970 Trailer 12x68, new furnace, fridge, stove, washer,  dryer, air. Covered sundeck.  Utility shed. Good condition,  $8,000. In trailer park. 1-  693-2328. Box 42, Genelle,  B.C. VOG 1G0.   "Satellite Television De-  scramblers*. New-General  Instrument Videocipher  2100E. HBO-Showtime-XXX  and much more. No large  monthly fees. Call now Vancouver    298-9077,    Langley  856-0630.   Mail Order Brewing. Complete Wine and Beer Making Supplies. Brew now for  summer. For your Free  catalogue: Let's Brew, Box  272, Port Coquitlam, B.C.  V3C 3V7.   Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada's largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  Catalogues available. Nor-  burn Lightinq Centre. 4600  East Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5. Phone  1-299-0666.   Montreal Military Surplus:  Workshirts $2.75, work-  pants $3.50, workboots $15.  For catalog, send $2. (reimbursed first order): Military  Surplus, Box 243, St. Timo-  thee, Quebec. JOS 1X0.  GARDENING  Greenhouse & Hydroponic  equipment, supplies. Everything you need. Best quality, super low prices.  Greenhouses $169., Halides  $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   Live-In Homemakers-lm-  mediate openings Vancouver. Good pay plus free  living expenses. Put your  hard-earned homemaking  skills to work. We offer  training and supervision.  Classic Personnel, 553 Granville Street, Vancouver, V6C  1Y6. (604)688-3641.   H.B.A.C. and Service Mechanic. 35 Year Mechanical/  Electrical firm located in  Southern Ontario requires  fulltime mechanic 3rd/4th  year apprentice considered.  Commercial /Residential experience required. Bulk storage an asset. Pay based on  experience and company  rates. Relocation reimburs-  ment. Send resume to  Clarksburq Contractor, P.O.  Box  130,  Clarksburg,   Ont.  NOH UP.   Houston Figure Skating  Club requires two pros.  Sixth figure, Sr. Silver free-  skate, gold dances, two  years experience. 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For more  information call Circle "J"  Ranch - 791-5545, 100 Mile  House, B.C. ���  Shuswap summer riding  camps. Boys and girls 8-18.  Adventure packtrips, 2-5 day  trailrides, horse hotel. Newell Riding Stables, Box 2200,  Salmon Arm, B.C. VOE 2T0.  832-6252.   WANTED   Wanted - Small aircraft  charter business, fixed wing,  preferably interior of B.C.  Reply in confidence (604)  589-5534 or write to: 11422  Alpen Place, Surrey, B.C  V3R 6T3.   Wanted: "Eaton's Vi Cen-  try Club" square men's  wristwatches. Will pay $750  and up. Also want old Rolex  and Patek Phillip wristwatches. Write B. Walsh,  173 Queen St. E., Toronto,  Ontario M5A 1S2.  25 WORDS $129  ManfecEJfc  ��� gt,*        M  B  tfjrll&f  E Coast News, April 27,1987  25.  xplorin  ���� Parents and students alike were curious as Physics team No. 2  & figured out how to get the cork to float in the middle of the glass  jw and not drift to the side during the recent Open House at  |fc Elphinstone Secondary.  S  ���Fran Burnside photo  Nurses' anniversary  5|��   The   Registered   Nurses'  "^Association of British Colum-  *bia (RNABC), which marks its  j*75th anniversary next week, is  |��the professional organization of  jtmore than 28,000 registered  Cnurses working in all areas of  jjthe province's health care  System.  w  \* The Sunshine Coast Chapter  gof the RNABC will have a  vbooth set up in the malls from  <#information on various topics  j^from "Nursing Today" to  fcpoison control.  fc The history of RNABC goes  5:back to the fall of 1912 when  5jrepresentatives of graduate  J^iiurses associations in Victoria,  {���Vancouver and New Westminster met to form a new association. Their goal was to secure  ^government .recognition and the  legalization of registered nurses  in the province. It was not until  1918 that the government finally enacted legislation  establishing the Graduate  Nurses Association of British  Columbia which then opened  an office and began registering  nurses.  From its earliest years, the  association has acted to improve working conditions for its  members and, at one time, was  the official bargaining agent for  nurses in the province. In 1980,  it was decided that these activities should be handled by a  separate organization and the  B.C. Nurses Union was formed.  Today, while it continues to  provide a wide range of services  to members, RNABC's primary  objective is "to benefit the people of British Columbia by furthering the standard of nursing  practice".  ).  ��*  ��*  in  i.  ).  u  i.  !:  i  i  t.  v  ?*  &  V  Garry's Crane & Cat  450 J.D. Cat & Hoe  Septic Tank Repairs  & Installation  6 Ton Crane Reaching 65'  16'Deck or 40'Trailer  FREE Dead Car Removal  Sod Delivery  886-7028  by Deborah A. Pageau  The Infant Mind, by Richard  M. Restak, MD, is an interesting new book published by  Doubleday 1986, for those who  want to journey a little deeper  into the how's and why's of  babies, the roots of the human  race. Dr. Restak is an experienced writer and lecturer from  Washington DC.  It is a refreshing book. The  author's considerable perspective and consciousness display  themselves in humble attitudes,  occasionally poetic prose and a  keen awareness of the paradoxes of the human condition.  While Dr. Restak writes from a  scientific orientation, his sense  of wonder and delight in the  complexity of life, pervades the  work. Each chapter is satisfy-  ingly complete, containing  mammalian research, the  author's interpretations and living examples. I found these neat  packages helpful in digesting the  book, as they provided natural  pauses in which to ponder the  information and resulting questions, before diving in for more.  While the author uses some  technical medical language, it is  presented in a conversational  style that creates the common  ground required to understand  the meaning of the information.  The book's theme, as indicated  by the title, is to point out how  the potential for the adult brain  is created in the unique structures and bio-chemistry of the  fetal and new-born brain.  His comments are sprinkled  with intriguing references to  history, other cultures and areas  of study. Dr. Restak seems to  want us to see the baby's brain  as an organic substance of great  interest, which is also responsible for the intense human experiences of everything from  joy to sorrow. His slightly  caustic remarks about medical  ethics, attitudes and practices  gives the reader a sense of how  the human-nature of the topic  can be lost in objectivity.  He addresses a number of  questions that have recently  been popular confusions, such  as "When is the brain finished  growing?" arid, "When does it  fetal thought and the relationship of brain size to intelligence.  There is an entire chapter on  brain development in prematurity, several on emotions and  learning; the interplay of  physical growth of the body and  brain, and the interplay of  genetics and environment. In  that last section is included  some interesting information on  the effects of using technological intervention in reproduction.  His chapter on the concept of  bonding was to me, a highlight  of the book, as it is one of the  most concise, comprehensive,  sensible and sensitive descriptions that I have read. The one  on maternal instinct was interesting but somewhat incomplete. More information on  this phenomenon followed, but  would have seemed more relevant if it had been included in  context.  One of the problems that I  felt about the book was that the  first half is a bit heavy going  imam mi  with so much neural physiology, and might discourage  some readers. The second half is  much richer in the flesh and  blood of babyhood which made  it more useful. With a different  organization of the information, some of the repetition of  data could be eliminated, making the book more consistent  and captivating from the beginning. The illustrations are also a  little weak: some of them were  helpful but tended to be poorly  labelled.  Altogether, I am glad I read  the book. It has given me a  clearer sense of my role as a  parent, and useful information  that has added to my understanding of why babies, and the rest  of humanity, do what they do.  While it is fascinating casual  reading, I think it would fit in  well as topical reading for a college level course in childhood  development.  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NO BUS SUNDAYS 5:45  MINIBUS 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.  rCHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  I   HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.   886-2912   J  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  ��� CABINETS -  8869411  Showroom Kern's Plaza, Hwy 101  Open: Monday to Saturday, 10-4 pm j  Leaves Gibsons  for Sechelt  Lowar Gibsons'  Municipal Parking Lot7  Gower Pt. 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' /  Httt "iM^cglEM XaSLk  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first correct entry drawn  which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last week's winner was Jesse Schmidt of RR4 Reed Road in Gibsons who correctly  located the flamingo in the tree on Franklin Road.  r DON'T GET HOSED  check ^ALTERNATIVE  Your Finishing Store  GARDEN  HOSE  $629//  50 ft  roll  VALSPAR SUPER  VARNISH  $2998-/4 L G|oss or Satin  LATTICE  4'x7'6  $18oo  $1100  A  w^  BRASS FLOOR  REGISTERS    $099  ea.  BUILDING  A SUNDECK?  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Adjust Air Gap in  Clutch If Required  _ INCLUDES  PARTS &  LABOUR  contraventions of the industrial  health and safety regulations.  Although a protective cage had  been specially constructed for  work on the water system, on  the day that the inspection occurred the cage was not used by  workers and was improperly  placed.  Regulations required that  when work is being done in a  trench exceeding a four foot  depth, shoring and/or sloping is  done to ensure worker safety,  and this had also not been done.  Public Works supervisor  Gordon Dixon told directors  that the supervisor was not on  site at the time and the workers  had decided not to use the protective cage.  The inspector also found that  there were inadequate first aid  supplies on site. Jim Gurney  told the meeting that staff had  been unaware that they were  responsible for providing first  aid supplies for contractors and  therefore had only provided  those required for their own  staff. Once they were made  aware of their error, Gurney  said the appropriate upgrading  of the first aid kit was done.  A third infraction listed on  the inspection report stated that  no notice of the project had  been filed with the WCB, a requirement that Gordon Dixon  claims is quite new and that he  was unaware of.  While Area A director Gordon Wilson agreed that the fine  was excessive, he hastened to  point out that "the act is designed to protect working people".  He recommended that the committee attempt to bring forth  some recommendations that  would ensure worker safety.  Lack of  beach  scored  While Travel Sunshine Coast  is launching its tourist promotion campaign for this summer  with billboards and busboards  featuring a fish, and the words  "Catch me on the Sunshine  Coast", Pat Mulligan appeared  at the regional district committee meeting last Thursday to tell  them that there are few places  left on the peninsula where  anglers can get access to salt  water.  In his presentation to the  Parks Committee, Mulligan  told the directors that he's lived  here since 1969 and during that  time he's seen launching ramps  disappear until there are only  two left that the public has free  access to, one in Davis Bay and  one at Coopers Green.  "I'm too old to haul a boat  over logs and rocks to launch  it," he said. "Last year it cost  me $100 at Gibsons Marina for  launching fees just to go fishing.  I can't afford that. A lot of  older people can't afford it."  The board appeared very  sympathetic to Mulligan's complaints and Director Gordon  Wilson made a recommendation that the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD) find  out what land is available and  "get to work". However,  SCRD chairman Jim Gurney  informed Wilson that the search  had already been done and the  solution was not as easy as  might be thought. He explained  that any beach access that had  been located had a problem of  either being too steep to make a  launching ramp plausible or it  was located somewhere with no  place for parking.  The committee agreed to  seriously address the problem as  promptly as possible.  When contacted by the Coast  News, Travel Sunshine Coast  spokesman Bryan Rubin admitted that there is a problem. "We  can bring people here, to the  Sunshine Coast," he said, "but  we're not in a position to provide those kinds of services.  That's up to the Chambers of  Commerce and the local  governments."  Awareness  Week '87  Your Voice, Your Vote,  Your Involvement...  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