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 Ty.rrgEr_^p --.T-.-*f7.^rr~^T  'i :-  ' Legislative Library '.  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, BC     * ' '  V8V 1X4  ���:-'->  37 &  g pays off  Community Development Officer Irene Lugsdin and Maurice  Egan, recently appointed chairman of the Economic Development  Commission were largely instrumental in the achievement of the  Community Futures program. See adjacent story.  Prolonged and persistent lobbying has paid off in a major  job creation grant for the Sunshine Coast from the federal  goverment. More than two  years of steadfast effort has led  to the granting of a Community  Futures grant for the Sunshine  Coast by the Conservative  government.  The effort was spearheaded  by Community Development  Officer Irene Lugsdin with the  considerable assistance of the  new chairman of the Economic  Development Commission,  Maurice Tfgan.  "If more residents of B.C.  would lobby Ottawa as well as  you have," MP Mary Collins is  reported to have told Lugsdin,  "B.C. would get more of the  assistance that can be available  from the federal government."  The Community Futures program is a program which makes  venture capital available to an  area under the jurisdiction of a  committee of local people. Funding can be made available for  job-creating projects for which  bank funding is not available  because of high risk or low  security factors.  The Sunshine Coast is one of  six areas in Canada to be successful in its bid to participate in  the program which has been  highly successful in creating  jobs in those areas where it is  already in place.  A press release from the of  fice of MP Collins this week  said, "Employment and Immigration Minister Benoit  Bouchard today announced that  the communities of Sechelt,  Gibsons, Egmont, Garden Bay,  Port Mellon, Granthams Landing, Roberts Creek, Halfmoon  Bay, Madeira Park, and Earls  Cove have been selected as communities for assistance under  Community Futures, one of six  programs comprising the Canadian Jobs Strategy.  "Community Futures is an  $83 million program designed to  help communities faced with  major layoffs and chronic unemployment develop new  employment opportunities.  "Despite high unemployment  in these communities there is  strong evidence that they have  the potential for economic  recovery," the minister said.  "Community Futures builds  on the existing strength of the  communities allowing them to  pull together to decide for  themselves what are the best  ways of dealing with economic  problems.  "A Community Futures  committee composed of local  business, government, labour,  and community representatives  will be established. Through  Community Futures, funds will  be provided during the next two  years to help the committee take  a realistic look at the opportunities for developing and t  diversifying the local economy.  The amount to be spent in the  community will depend in part  on the committee's recommendations.  "The Community Futures  committee may recommend one  or more program options under  Community Futures to help  workers start businesses, learn  new skills, or relocate to seek  jobs. There is also a provision  for the establishment of a  business development centre to  provide advice and equity investment in new or existing  small firms."  Community Development  Officer Lugsdin paid tribute to  the assistance received from MP  Mary Collins and MP Ray Skel-  ly during the long period of  preparation for the Community  Futures designation.  SCRD chairman has  praise for Lugsdin  Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) Chairman Jim  Gurney made the official announcement at last Thursday's  meeting of the board that the  Sunshine Coast has been  designated a Community  Futures area.  This classification "makes us  a member of a very elite club,"  Gurney told the meeting. As  well as making large amounts of  money available to this area for  employment development, it  "puts us at the front of the line  for other government money."  The board supported his motion to send a letter of appreciation to Mary Collins, MP for  Capilano, and Ray Skelly for  their support. The letter will include the statement that "We  see this not as a hand-out, but  as a helping hand. We'll use the  money   to    become   self-  sufficient."  Gurney also told the board  that he felt it was important to  recognise the contributions of  Community Development Officer Irene Lugsdin. "Her  abilities and efforts have seen  this through to successful completion," he said.  A letter of commendation  will be placed in Lugsdin's file  for her efforts on the project.  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast      25e per copy on news stands  January 19,1987       Volume41       Issue 3  Work begins on February 2  Tetrahedon gets grant  4a_~_K>>if  ?���*, faft/^ :���'- . Ki*��*i^**i^*^riS^V*'vt��'^^;i.  Confirmation has been  received that the Tetrahedon  Ski Club is to receive a grant to  proceed with their cross-country  ski project in the high country  above the Sunshine Coast.  Spokesman George Smith  told the Coast News in an interview last week that the grant  totals $153,502. Two thirds of  that sum, approximately, will  provide salaries for eight people  for 39 weeks. All hiring will be  done utilizing residents of the  Sunshine Coast.  Under the Job Development  Program of the Federal Department of Employment and Immigration, work will get underway on the project on February  2.  The first part of the project  will see the building of log  cabins at the airport on Field  Road. The cabins will be dismantled then and driven up logging roads as far as possible for  eventual location on their final  site by helicopter. The cabin  building phase of the project  will be followed by a trail  building phase in the Mount  Steele-Tannis Lake area.  There will be a seven week  educational program within the  project scattered throughout the  length of the project. It will in  clude log cabin building, chain-  saw instruction, industrial first  aid course free to project  workers, trail engineering, and a  job search component through  Capilano College in which the  workers will take the skills  learned and build resumes to  facilitate future employment.  Four log cabins will be built  with 16 by 20 foot interiors,  with porch and overhanging  roof. Twenty kilometres of trail  construction will be included in  this phase of construction.  According to Smith, the entire system will become the property of the Ministry of Forests  recreation system.  "The district municipality of  Sechelt has been most helpful,"  Smith  told  the  Coast   News.  "Land has been provided on  which to build the cabins initially, office space has been provided and Mayor Koch has been  wholehearted in his support on  the project."  Smith said that the project  will still need a lot of community support.  "We will be knocking on  doors of various business people and volunteers are most  welcome since the allotment for  overheads in the budget is not  particularly generous, however,  the project is going ahead and  working really well."  According to Smith, a subcommittee has been formed to  provide solid and competent  direction. It includes businessmen and an accountant.  On the inside  Rabbie Burns P. 2  Coquihalla Hell Run P. 10  UBS Singers P. 11  Entertainment & Dining Guide P. 11  Boxers triumphant  .P. 13  Service Directory P. 17  Ferry & Bus Schedule P. 17  Board to act on fish dumping  The stench of rotting fish is  once more permeating the  dump at Pender Harbour and  last week it got so bad that the  equipment operator quit, Director Gordon Wilson told the  meeting of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD) last  Thursday.  When the board initially  became aware of the problem  last fall, they notified the  Aquaculture Association of the  regulations prohibiting the  disposal of fish offal at a public  dump without prior arrangement.  The SCRD asked the association to inform its members of  the proper procedures for  disposal of animal matter. This  included contacting the machine  operator at the dump so that a  pit could be dug and lime purchased to spread over the waste  before it's buried.  Since fish farms in the area  do not appear to be complying  voluntarily, Wilson called for  action.  "If this keeps up through the  spring and summer," he said,  "the dump will be a disaster."  Chairman Jim Gurney  pointed out that the district has  no mechanism to enforce their  by-law. Gibsons representative  Norm Peterson inquired about  the possibility of criminal  charges, while in a less serious  vein another director suggested  taking the fish back to the  owners.  Wilson admitted that "These  people have a legitimate problem of where to dispose of this  waste, and we need to address  that."  In the meantime, the board  will be looking into the criminal  liability of the offending fish  farmers, and will also re-notify  the Aquaculture Association of  the problem and run newspaper  ads.  Local boxers win gold  Local boxers Mark Jaeger and Tony Duffy were gold  medal winning members of the triumphant B.C. team which  dominated the Western Canadian and Invitational Boxing  Championships held last week in Saskatoon.  The B.C. team, coached by Barry Krangle of the Sunshine  Coast and George Shields of Campbell River, won the Best  Team Award, taking a total of five gold medals, three silver,  and two bronze with the 10 boxers participating.  Details of the Jaeger and Duffy matches are carried inside.  Well, yes, it does sometimes snow on the Sunshine Coast, but heck that doesn't stop us golfing.  ���Fran Burnside photo  UFAWU negotiating  Gibsons dook takeover  In an interview with the  Coast News, recording  secretary, Clay Young, of the  United Fisherman and Allied  Workers' Union (UFAW), Gibsons Local 21, informed the  newspaper that, "We are in the  process of trying to obtain the  lease on the Gibsons government dock.  "We have been in contact  with Small Craft and  Harbours," a branch of the  Federal Department of Fisheries  and Oceans, who are responsible for the floats, "and are now  waiting for their decision.  "We should have some kind  of reply within the next few  weeks. The fishermen feel that  the management of the dock  has not been what it should  be," explained Mr. Young.  "We believe that there has been  a lot of revenue missed, such as  boaters tying up overnight and  not paying any wharfage fee,  due to the lack of a wharfinger  in the evenings. In our opinion,  all users of the floats should  pay."  Members of Gibsons UFAW  Local 21 met with Small Craft  and Harbours Operations Officer, Harry Brooks, in early  December, at which time, "He  seemed very receptive to our  proposal," commented secretary Young.  Topics of discussion at the  December meeting ranged from  upgrading the existing electrical  service and the need for more  floats capable of handling large  vessels, to enforcing existing  regulations, monitoring young  children running around without lifejackets, and making sure  that dogs are kept on a leash.  According to Clay Young,  "There are still items to be settled like liability insurance, fire  coverage, wharfinger's salary  and, the cost of obtaining the  lease from the Department of  Fisheries and Oceans.  "Our local would like to see  the wharfinger maintain the  floats eight hours per day, with  the possibility of longer hours  during   the   summer,"   said  spokesman Young. "We hope,  in the future, to take over the  main wharf head from the  Ministry of Transport.  "To my knowledge," stated  Mr. Young, "this is the first  time that a group such as ours  has ever undertaken this kind of  venture. Who better to take the  responsibility of the floats than  the people that use it most. We  will, if an agreement with  Fisheries and Oceans takes  place, endeavor to run the  docks as fairly as possible, to all  user groups."  Cadet aids victims  of traffic accident  The presence of mind of a member of the Seaforth Army  Cadets 2963 of the Sunshine Coast is credited with being of  important assistance in the accident at Hopkins Landing on  Sunday, January 11, which seriously injured Sharon Shields  and 12 year old Emily Dignard.  Sergeant Earl Buchan was travelling with his family near  the scene of the accident when it occurred and immediately  took charge of the accident scene before the arrival of the ambulance. He calmed the two occupants of the car, who were  trapped inside, and is given credit for keeping them from going further into shock. On the arrival of the ambulance crew  he reported on the probable injuries and was apparently right  on in his assessment.  Letter of commendation were received by Sergeant Buchan  from Ambulance Unit Chief Keith Baker and President  Eileen Smith of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 140,  Sechelt. Coast News, January 19,1987  atience and  co-operation  start 1987  off well  The news that the Economic Development Commission  has succeeded in having the Sunshine Coast designated as  a Community Futures area and that the Tetrahedon Ski  Club has been successful in getting a grant to begin to open  up the hinterlands of the Sunshine Coast as a crosscountry ski centre 1987 off to a rollicking start.  Congratulations to those who worked so quietly and effectively on these major initiatives, specifically Irene  Lugsdin and her associates on the Community Futures  project, and George Smith and associates on the ski project.  It seems from this vantage point to be instructive that  these successful forays into community development were  made without the excessive hoopla and carnival claims  with which we have become all too familiar in other recent  undertakings.  The lesson for the Sunshine Coast is surely that, to be  successful, the quiet work of preparation and persuasion  must go on patiently and co-operately before successful  projects can be undertaken. Lugsdin and Smith epitomize  the quiet facilitator working with all and within the requisite guidelines to develop a track record and a refined  proposal which will have a chance of success.  Each would be among the first to point out the great  deal of assistance and co-operation they have found along  their paths, but theirs is an approach which invites cooperation rather than confrontation. It is an approach that  the Sunshine Coast would do well to implement in future  undertakings.  5 YEARS AGO  Concerned Citizen's Groups and Ratepayers Associations are forming up and down the Sunshine Coast to  take action against recent assessment increases of 50  per cent and more. Local government officials are  receiving calls from citizens worried about the affects  of the increased assessments on their tax bill, and over  700 letters of appeal have already been received at the  district assessment office in Sechelt.  Assessor Larry Nelson told the Coast News that the  unusually high jumps in local assessments reflect the  market value of properties which rose phenomenally in  1981. He agreed the local market is showing a;decline,  however, sales prices of homes have not dropped very  much.  10 YEARS AGO  Student council president, Charlene Baldwin,  delivered the student address at the inaugural  ceremonies that marked the official opening of  Chatelech Junior Secondary School in Sechelt on  January 15.  15 YEARS AGO  Protestors opposed to the Gibsons by-pass, as planned by the provincial highways department, have apparently won a big point.  According to a Vancouver Sun story of last Saturday,  Chairman JH Tyner of the regional board said that B.C.  Highways officials appear willing to change the route of  the by-pass if enough people are unhappy about it.  20 YEARS AGO  Sechelt RCMP are seeking witnesses who saw the  tug Gulf Master before rescue operations started, as the  result of the sinking of the vessel with the loss of five  lives.  The sinking occurred on Tuesday of last week off  Trail Island near Sechelt and authorities are anxious to  obtain some evidence connected with the tug before it  disappeared.  25 YEARS AGO  The history of Gibsons area volunteer firemen as  published in this issue is no doubt the story of many  volunteer fire departments, not only in Gibsons but in  most small centres across Canada.  30 YEARS AGO  Reg Paul was returned as the chief of the Sechelt Indian Band in the January 12 election. Re-elected also  were councillors Ernie Joe and Henry Paul for a two  year term with Charlie Craigan as the third councillor.  35 YEARS AGO  One of the most expensive and least used wharfs on  this coast is again out of commission following recent  gales which tore out huge portions of the causeway and  lifted portions of the planking off the Roberts Creek  wharf.  40 YEARS AGO  Powell River police have received notification of the  lifting of wartime restrictions on the sale of explosives,  and point out that district residents will no longer be required to obtain permits from the police department in  order to buy explosives here.  The Sunshine  blisher & Managing  John Burnside  Editor        Co-Publisher  M.M. Vaughan  Editorial  Penny Fuller  Production  Jan Schuks  Advertising  Fran Burnside  Linda Dixon  John Gilbert  Saya Woods  Bonnie McHcffey  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 $30; 6 months S18; Foreign: 1 year $35  The Silver Gale is underway from Gibsons wharf with a loaded  equipment barge. Her destination is Keats Island, where construction of new bunkhouses for the Baptist summer camp is taking  place. The Silver Gale, owned and operated by Danny Zueff  (Superior Marine Service Ltd.) is a familiar sight around Gibsons  harbour. She can often be seen accompanying the Beachcomber  film crew, her barge packed with the support equipment necessary  to make the water action shots for the television series successful.  ���Kent Sheridan photo  For Rabbie  The traditional celebrations  in honour of Robert Burns are  well underway again. In cities,  towns and hamlets the world  over people are gathering to eat  haggis, tatties and neeps (mashed potatoes and turnip) in  honour of a poet whose work is  written in a dialect so broad that  most of those who pay tribute  to him have never read him and  have no intention of trying or  who would have very little comprehension if they did try.  For Scotsmen, January 25  has replaced November 30 as  the national day of tribute. If  few people have any real awareness of who or what Roo|k->  Burns was, much, much fewer}, c  know anything at all about  Saint Andrew, the patron saint  of Scotland, whose calendar  day is the last day of November.  Few who gather in his  memory know anything more  about Burns than that he was a  Scot, a ploughman, and he reportedly drank and wenched  himself to death an an early age.  Why his memory is still toasted  is probably regarded by most as  some peculiarity of the Scots  and as they are such difficult  and headstrong folk it is probably to humour them.  When the snickering about  his womanizing and socializing  are laid to one side, what do we  have? That Burns was a great  man must be true for his birth  Peace Talk  date to be saluted almost 200  years after his death all over the  world. But wherein did the  greatness lie?  In historical context, Burns  lived during both the American  and French Revolutions. His  was a voice which decried the  artificiality and injustice of the  society in which he found himself. He spoke strongly and with  passion about the worth of the  individual and with tenderness  for all living things.  The recorded evidence is that  this largely self-taught man of  the soil moved with grace and  ease in the conversational circles  of the most learned of his time.  More than any personal failings, it was his outspoken support of democracy which proved his undoing. During his few  adult years, the French Revolution was beheading aristrocrats,  a practice not designed to  endear it to the aristocrats who  marshalled all the power and  the privilege in Burns' own  country.  In his youth, the Americans  fought their revolution and  freed themselves from the  British Empire.  The democratic ideal which  these Revolutions in theory  espoused enflamed the poet into  passionate support and at the  same time made him suspect  among the favour-givers from  whom, with his gifts, he should  have been able to expect much.  "Man's inhumanity to man  makes countless thousands  mourn," is as fresh and relevant  today as it was when Burns penned it into being. First hand he  knew the terrible and hopeless  poverty which the vast majority  of mankind was then and is today compelled to endure.  It was primarily this passion  for justice and an impatience  and an anger against the injustice which caused so much  unnecessary suffering that condemned Robert Burns to live  and die in poverty. His was and  is a great voice crying out for  human justice and he stands as  a symbol of the greatness of the  human potential which  crumbles and dies from poverty, neglect, or exploitation.  When we pay tribute to him  we pay tribute to the crushed  flower of human potential, of  greatness of understanding and  so ground under the heel of  economic tyranny and shallow  privilege. His is the voice of the  savagely exploited for aye trying  to be heard and heeded. His  memory enriches us.  W  A RED, RED ROSE _    r  Oh, my hive's like a red, red rose,  That's newly sprung in June;  Oh, my luve's like the melodie  That's sweetly played in tune.  As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,  So deep in luve am I;  And 1 will luve thee still, my dear,  Till a' the seas gang dry.  Till a' the seas gang dry, me dear,  And the rocks melt wi' the sun:  I will luve thee still, my dear,  While the sands o' life shall run.  And fare thee weel, my only luve!  And fare thee weel a while!  And I will come again, my luve,  Though it were ten thousand mile.  Robert Burns  Crisis management - survival key  by Alan Wilson  Before Christmas 1 wrote a  column decribing what is probably the greatest danger we  face in the nuclear age, the  danger of accidental nuclear  war. I described the possibility  that due to a technical malfunction, human error, a misinterpreted incident or an unauthorized action, the world as we  know it might be brought to an  end.  That column prompted a  number of responses, including  the comments of a friend who  said it had caused him to  wonder whether he ought  perhaps to withdraw all his  retirement savings and take a  long holiday! And this is by no  means an untypical response.  Few of us think that we can do  anything to change this situation. The enormity of the  threat, and our sense of  powerlessness, provides what  amounts to "the turtle  response".  But there is in fact, much we  can do. And to be successful,  the peace movement must propose solutions to the problems  we describe, in order to build a  sense of hope and to encourage  people to act before it truly is  too late. To this end, I would  recommend a book called  Beyond The Hotline, by  William Ury, head of Harvard's  Nuclear Negotiation Project.  Ury begins his book by  describing a scene from the Arthurian legends at the time of  the rebellion by the King's son  Mordred, when the two great  armies faced one another on the  field of battle. Rather than immediately engaging, however, a  truce was called and negotiations begun.  Fearing a trick, both armies  stood poised to fight, waiting.  ''Negotiations were proceeding  smoothly until a snake, slithering in the grass, suddenly bit  one of the knights. The knight  cried out and drew his sword to  kill it. The assembled armies  mistook this as a general signal  for battle and sprang to the attack. By day's end, all but two  of the 100,000 warriors lay  dead. King Arthur and his son  fought and killed each other,  and with them perished  Camelot, forever.  "Today the nations of the  West and the nations of the East  face a similar danger," says  Ury, "Each side has marshalled  enormous military forces poised  to strike at any moment. Fearing total destruction, the two  sides have been talking...yet, at  any time, a regional conflict, a  terrorist act, or an accident  could suddenly ignite a deadly  confrontation between the  superpowers."  Ury suggests that, "If King  Arthur and his son had each  had a silver trumpet to signal to  their armies that a mistake had  been made and no battle was intended, the talks would have  continued and eventually the armies might have disbanded. The  equivalent of these trumpets is  needed today by the superpowers," he says.  Ury is suggesting the  establishment of a crisis control  centre, with "twin locations - in  Washington and Moscow - electronically linked", and staffed  by personnel from both sides.  This would be in addition to the  existing Hot Line which he says,  "is simply not enough". He  argues that, "Nothing really  substitutes for talking face to  face," and that such negotiations, "will be more productive  if the people on both sides  already know each other, have  worked together, and have  prepared themselves for a  nuclear crisis".  Is this a real possibility? Ury  feels certain it is. "Crisis control  is one of those rare issues on  which doves and hawks find  that...they can agree. No one  wants a crisis to get out of control.  "Crisis control," he says, "is  common ground. There is support for it across the spectrum,  and little real opposition." It is  also "common sense. It doesn't  require detailed knowledge of  nuclear weapons but, is readily  understood because it is about  people and making decisions.  Almost everyone can intuitively  grasp how easily escalation can  get out of control in a conflict,  and how both sides must work,,  and work together, to preveriP  it"  -ux\ ���  Consciousness of the danger  of accidental nucl��&r ^w^>i$& ,  even penetrated 'tpgjlie highest;  echelons of gove,raijnent. 'the^l'  Center for Deferi^^fpnnatioiiJ  in   Washington'''||b6rts vth%-  while, "to date, the Reagan Ad-  minstration has sighed only two  arms control accords with the  Soviet Union" both of these  were designed to prevent accidental war.  Ury, in his book, describes  how the original Hot Line was  established, primarily due to the  persistence of two men, a Harvard economics professor and a  magazine editor in New York  who met with Kennedy and  Kruschev and lobbied intensively for this development.  "Who were the key actors in  creating the Hot Line?" asks  Ury. "Who conceived it, supported it, created the political  climate? It was not "the government", but people. The same  applies to making crisis control  a reality today. It is not up to  "them". It is up to each of us." mil Vil>li��llliniillir�� illK���ii'Mill  iIiiIHii' l" liri'lrr lWlillhl��illiki��i_ii���illiitti'-'irMMiM  Coast News, January 19,1987  3.  Editor,  Here is a further instalment in  the sad narrative of our country's nuclear folly: a further example of throwing more good  money after bad. This time it is  into a gigantic hole in the  Laurentian Shield of Eastern  Manitoba. They are excavating  a research laboratory consisting  of a network of tunnels 240  metres down into the native  grey granite.  A thousand people work in  the lab. The purpose of their  endeavour is to prove that  nuclear wastes, radioactive for  thousands of years, can be  stored safely without danger to  the environment until their  poisonous effects have  dissipated. A geologist interviewed on the site explains that  canisters of radioactive waste  will be buried in the granite,  which is one of the hardest and  strongest rocks in the world.  Japan, the US and other countries eager, of course, to foist  their nuclear problems upon us  poor dupes, are contributing to  the colossal expense of the  undertaking so that they also  can store their nuclear garbage  in the great hole.  The geologist in the lab  justifies the theory upon which  the research is conducted. It is  based on the mathematical  device of extrapolation. Doug  Peters, a mathematician and an  anti-nuclear expert, denies that  such reasoning is valid.  "Geology," he says, "is not a  predictive science." He means  we cannot forecast the awesome  moods of earthquakes and  other inscrutable movements in  the rocks of the earth's crust.  "Granite will crack and water  will seep through," he says, and  he points out one of such cracks  in the.tunnel wall.  In 1999, (if we survive that  long) the research will be com  pleted. Meanwhile, Atomic  Energy of Canada, dedicated to  the vain effort of turning fallacy  into truth, is locked in an enterprise already doomed to failure,  already an anachronism and a  dangerous example to the  world.  Isabel Ralph  Smoking costs  Editor,  Recently a most interesting  piece of information has come  to my attention. The smoke  from a cigarette contains 51  chemicals, among them is  cyanide and carbon monoxide.  They are as lethal to the non-  smoker as they are to the  smoker.  Now, it seems to me that our  government (who is in actual  fact the populace) is not using  very much sense in their "quit  smoking" vendetta.  1. The government (populace) pays millions of dollars in  subsidies for the growth and  manufacture of tobacco products.  2. Smoking is encouraged by  advertising - again, costing  millions of dollars.  3. Ultra-attractive packaging  makes a package of cigarettes  an attractice item, especially to  young people.  On the other side of the coin,  we have the government (populace) spending millions of  dollars in a "campaign" to stop  people from smoking. Why are  we not spending these millions  Fix ferry traffic  Editor:  1 would like to share some  thoughts about ferry traffic.  Between Christmas and New  Year's, I was returning to the  coast. Signs on the upper  highway read "Ferry Traffic  Use Right Lane Only". I did  not because I thought if I could  not get on the ferry I would  have supper in Horseshoe Bay.  [ drove on down the centre  lane past a long line of waiting  cars. Near the toll booths  however, an attendant asked me  where I was headed. He then  directed me through a break in  the line, straight to the Langdale  toll booth.  I found there was no line-up  for Langdale at all. The congestion must have been almost all  Nanaimo traffic, plus the Jaw-  abiding Langdale drivers who  thought they had to line-up too.  There ought to be better signs  and better directions for Langdale drivers at such times of  crowding. Maybe cars for  Nanaimo should use the right  hand lanes and the right hand  toll booths so that Bowen and  Langdale vehicles do not have  to pass through.  On this side at Langdale, the  sooner another lane is built on  the highway, the better. Of  course this would reach from  the terminal to North Road.  Many of us wish for better  ferry service. Instead of just  complaining, we should get in  touch with our residents' representative on the ferry committee  and follow up with petitions  and briefs. It is important to  channel our wishes to get some  action.  W. Rousseau  Stop Star Wars  Editor,  How would you like to do  real work toward:  1. An end to designing and  building space weapons (Star  Wars), and international bans  on nuclear bomb test?  2. Canada becoming a nuclear-  weapons-free country?  3. An end to the testing of low-  level flight missiles?  Are these important aims?  Worth the effort?  They were recently adopted  as Sunshine Coast Peace Committee's focus for 1987.  A federal election is coming  in 1988. Peace groups  throughout Canada plan to  make disarmament a key issue  in that election.  The local group sees nearby  Nanoose underwater weapons  testing as it's special part of  aims two and three.  If you would like to help,  come to meetings at Roberts  Creek school on the second  Monday at 7:30, or call  885-2101.  Iris Griffith  Egmont  DOWN  and  $00/100  224  PER MONTH  Plus Sales Tax. Based on 48 mo. lease  will drive away this  W87TEMPO  Call today for details.  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Coast News, January 19,1987  Scantech recently moved in several new pens into its Wood Bay fish farm site.  ���Ten Dawe photo  Tree burning starts new year  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  The Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Community Association is off  and running. Fifty happy people danced the night away and  welcomed in the new year. Then  the Pot Luck Dinner and Tree  Burning brought out many  families (approximately 39 people) for a fabulous feast and to  view Betty and Ernie Woods  slides of Europe.  PEOPLE PLACE  Next, the general meeting  brought forth about 20 interested residents to hear Mayor  Bud Koch with Councilmen Len  Herder and Mike Shanks tell us  the projected plans for Sechelt.  The emphasis is on "people"  and making Sechelt a People  Place. Their enthusiasm is catching. They seem to have  figured it out down to almost  the last detail. They did not  hesitate to answer our questions.  However, like any organization, they are our chosen executive, and only as good or as  bad as we allow them to be. We  were told the council meetings  at 7:30 pm, second and fourth  Wednesdays of each month, in  the municipal hall, are  sometimes attended by as few as  three people with two of those  being reporters. It would seem  that quite a number of us are  "letting George do it." Fine!  Just don't cry the blues after the  fact.  ADVISORY GROUP  The Parents Advisory Group  to the Davis Bay school are not  having a meeting this month but  will instead meet February 10,  7:30 pm in the library.  BRIDGE  There's bridge again at the  Wilson Creek Hall on January  23 at 1 pm. See you there.  Students meet board  When the Board of School  Trustees held their meeting at  Sechelt Elementary School last  week, teachers and students had  the opportunity to personally  tell the board about some of the  special programs offered at  their school.  Native language teacher  Stella Johnson, demonstrated  one of the teaching techniques  used in the class of 37 students  who are learning the Sechelt  language. 14 students played a  game of HUPIT, a modified  form of bingo which uses pictures, and repeated the often  difficult words as Johnson called them out.  Ed Stringer, who teaches the  French immersion class, urged  the board to begin planning for  next year immediately in order  to keep this highly successful  class running.  Several students from the  "gifted program" spoke about  their class and the projects that  they have taken on. These included everything from designing a city of the future to studying brain hemispheres.  After many other presentations on a variety of subjects,  Chairman Maureen Clayton  commented, "It is my opinion  that a successful school takes  strategy and planning. It seems  to me that Sechelt Elementary  has gone a long way toward accomplishing that."  flrliirlMl  M&Si'iWrt  by Joan Wilson, 883-9606  If you put on a few extra  pounds over Christmas, and  one of your New Year's resolutions was to get in shape, Robi  and the staff at the Aquatic  Centre have a program that will  help you get lean and mean  again.  For early birds, she has an  aerobics class from 8:30 to 9:30,  and another 9:30 to 10:30 on  Mondays, Wednesdays and  Fridays.  Evening classes are Mondays  and Wednesdays at 7:30, with  global gym on Thursdays.  A gentler form of exercise,  aquacizing, runs Tuesdays and  Thursdays at 1.  You might also be interested  in the yoga/tai chi sessions on  Tuesdays and Thursdays at  10:30.  The beautiful new hardwood  floor is in place, so remember,  NO outdoor shoes which could  scratch up that shiny finish.  Call Robi or Barb for more  information, 883-2612.  VALENTINE'S DANCE  Bring your sweetheart to the  Valentine's Dance, sponsored  by the Serendipity Playschool  parents, Saturday, February 14  at the community hall.  Tickets are $10 each at Harbour Video and the Oak Tree  Market. The music is by Mirror  Image, and midnight snacks are  included, as well as door prizes  and fun.  CORE  Pender Harbour residents interested in taking the CORE  (hunter training) course may do  so at the Sechelt Rod and Gun  Clubhouse in Wilson Creek,  starting March 23. Call George  Flay, 885-9429 for more information.  DON'T FORGET  Swap meet coming up on  Saturday, February 7 at the  community hall.  Back care classes by Hilary  Holliday at the clinic, Wednesday, January 21, 1:30 pm. No  charge.  For Your Corns  & In-grown Toenails  Foot Massage  Seniors 10% off  YOUR FEET DO  THE WALKING...  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KHHWlWIMUiOl!  ilHtlllllllllllllllitlHHl  ll|llllllinilll8lf{ll|{m||l||m^ljm^l|j|y||t^^lljgH||l  IWIUUIIUUIHUUM^  IIUUIiltlUUlBUUIlilUlUlllU  ^iiuPliuSiJSi'iiips  llHWlWiUUIlUlUtiUuuW Coast News, January 19,1987  Prizes and honorary commendations for Cedar Grove students. Presentations were made by the CNIB  and the Gibsons Lions Club for co-sponsored poster campaign "Sightless". ���Kent Sheridan photo  George    in    Gibsons  Students get poster awards  by George Cooper, 886-8520  The intermediate pupils of  Cedar   Grove    Elementary  School listened with grave attention to Burt Johnson of the  .Canadian National Institute for  r.the Blind (CNIB), as he told  :them of his blindness and what  it is like to be blind.  Mr. Johnson, who is District  Administrator of the Central  Coast Region, had come to the  school last January 13, accompanied by Larry Labonte and  Jim Ironside of the Gibsons  Lions Club, to present prizes to  the seven pupils whose posters  were adjudged outstanding in a  contest sponsored by both the  CNIB and the Gibsons Lions.  Kimberly Phillips' first prize  poster was entitled "You Can't  Afford to be Careless with Your  ��� Eyes", and it depicted the trees,  sunshine, and a rainbow that  are there for the eyes to appreciate, and a black square of  nothingness that is the world of  the blind.  "The CNIB will keep your  posters," said Mr. Johnson,  "to use in our programs,  especially the ones on prevention of loss of sight. But Mr.  Andow of the Gibsons Lions,  has put each of your posters on  film and you will each get a  snapshot of your poster through  ;the kindness of the Webbers  and their 1-Hour Photo shop."  ? Mr. Johnson told the pupils  to close their eyes almost shut  and then to look up at the gym  lights. "You see only a blur of  light? That's all I ever see, and  all because of an accident with  fire-crackers when I was 15.  "So many lose their sight  from carelessly thrown stones,  sticks, snowballs, even paper  wads that you may shoot across  the room when the teacher is  out."  The CNIB, Burt Johnson  told me, is dedicated to assist  the legally blind as well as  anyone whose vision is impaired  to the extent it restricts normal  activities. Among the services of  the CNIB are rehabilitation,  mobility, career counselling.  Then there's a talking book  service and recreation programs  of all kinds which include a  vacation lodge on Bowen  Island.  The CNIB recruits and trains  volunteers to assist blind persons. For example, Mr. Johnson's driver, Don Ellerton, said  that now he is retired and he can  give some service as a volunteer.  In this regard, those who have  known former Elphinstone  principal, Syd Potter, will be interested to know that he spends  a day a week at the UBC library  tape-recording textbooks for the  use of sightless students.  To return to Cedar Grove  and the winners of the contest:  Kimberly Phillips received $25;  Emily Duzic and Charlene  Chamberlain, $15 and $10 for  second and third prizes. Consolation prizes of $5 each were  given to Josephine Duzic, Andrew Braun, Peter Kowaleski,  and Janet Bonaguro.  VALENTINE'S DAY AT  HARMONY HALL  There will be a Valentine's  Day dance at Harmony Hall on  February 14, a Saturday.  A buffet supper will be served  during the evening and door  prizes and spot dances will add  to the enjoyment of the evening.  Music will be provided by Bill  Malyea.  Tickets may be obtained  from Ellen Marshall, 886-9628  and from Lilian Kunstler,  886-9058.  EAGLES  A Roberts Creek resident  found two eagles and attendant  gulls fluttering about a salmon  lying on his lawn.  The salmon, somewhat decomposed, weighed on the  heavy side of 10 pounds, he  thought. How the salmon got  there is a puzzle. Did the eagles,  both juvenile, drag the salmon  from the beach where it had  died or perhaps catch it  themselves in the salt chuck?  Observers tell me that they  have on occasion seen eagles  catch live fish. George Smith,  who assisted in the recent bird  count on the coast, quoted the  following from a Provincial  Museum publication by Frank  L. Beebe, "The bald eagle can  leave its scavenging and prac  tical beachcombing to hunt as a  predator. It is adept at catching  herring and even salmon up to  three kilograms.  "The eagle doesn't dive but  glides in on its prey which it  tows and floats to shore. It will  often rest a moment on the  water while engaged in this activity."  MISCELLANEOUS  Some odds and ends: Have  you got used to the yield sign at  Winn and South Fletcher where  there used to be a stop sign?  And   the   VW   beetle,   the  "starter" car for the young, is  said to be soon available again.  An import from Brazil.  COLD TURKEY  "Turkey". The word has a  range of meanings that the  changing fashions of slang have  assigned to it. And cold turkey  is one phrase that has four  meanings that the Dictionary of  American Slang lists.  One of these, the act of being  suddenly and completely deprived of narcotics as in a cure,  seems to be the one to apply to  January 21, "Cold Turkey  Day".  In the discomfort, and even  the agony, of quitting the use of  tobacco, the consolation of better health may seem no consolation.  Of the many organizations  who support this pledge day in  our community, the Canadian  Cancer Society says, "The purpose of this event is to focus the  public's attention on the  hazards of smoking and to  motivate smokers to quit."  The Society gives these tips:  list all your reasons for quitting;  buy only one pack at a time;  keep some "munchy" items  handy to occupy your hands  and etc. and ask someone to  stand by you to help you  through; prepare a diet and an  exercise plan beforehand.  I'll be thinking of you and  wishing you well.  Egmont News  Watch speed on 101  by Ann Cook  All is quiet on the Egmont  front.  Maybe we are quietly waiting  for the first snowflake and  wondering if we will get through  winter without winter weather.  Notice Board  Suncoast Stroke Club: A support group with follow-up therapy tor stroke victims.  Meets weekly at Greenecourt, Friday, 10 am. For information, telephone  885-9791.  Duplicate Bridge - Tuesday, 7:15 pm at Golf Club. For information 886-9785.  Chess - Monday, 7 pm at Alano Club, Kiwanis Way, Gibsons. 886-9785 for information.  St. Valentine's Day Dance - February 14, 8 pm, Harmony Hall. Music by Bill  Malyea - lunch, spot and door prizes. Tickets $5 and are available at the door or  by calling 886-9628 or 886-9058.  Single? Join Cameo Singles Club for dancing. Potluck dinner, January 23. Phone  886-3855 or 886-2550.  Pender Harbour Wildlife Society. Meeting Tuesday, January 20 at 7:30 pm at the  Madeira Park Elementary School. Salmon Management Plan slide show. Everyone  welcome.  Shorncliffe Auxiliary Monthly Meeting. Tuesday, January 20 at 1:30 pm in the  Friendship Room of the Bethel Baptist Church, Sechelt. Please join us.  Sunshine Association for the Handicapped. Annual General Meeting, January 25  at 2 pm at the Achievement Centre, Industrial Way, Gibsons.  Sunshine Coast Cancer Society. Monthly meeting will be held in the board room of  the regional board offices on Monday, January 19 at 1 pm. All very welcome.  COLD TURKEY DAY, January 21, 1987!  Therapeutic Touch will continue monthly sessions the third Wednesday of each  month. January 21 will be the next meeting. Everyone welcome, no fees. Shorncliffe Activity Room, 7:30 pm. 883-2689.  Sunshine Coast Canadian Diabetic Association meeting Tuesday, January 20 from  7-9 pm at St. Mary's Hospital Board Room.  Pender Harbour Branch of St. Mary's Hosp. Aux. regular meeting held 2nd Wed.  of each month at St. Andrew's Church Hall at 1:30 pm. Everyone welcome.  Who can afford snow tires for a  few days of snow.  The little car I drive has "all-  weather tires", I wonder if Constable Mueller, who gave me a  speeding ticket, will slap my  hands for thinking "all-  weather" means snow also.  Do you drive the speed limit?  Ever since Constable Mueller  stopped me I have really paid  attention to those kilometre  signs. Did you know, from  downtown Egmont to the Gulf  station at Kleindale, there at 16  changes in the speed limit signs  ranging from 30 kilometres to  only one 80 kilometre sign. Six  zones are 50 kilometres and only four zones are 60.  Do we need more signs? Did  you see the police car checking  us on Misery Mile? Did you  know the speed limit there? I  didn't. I made a point of checking it out. Going north on 101,  the speed limit sign is at Frances  Road and 101, it says 60 kilometres. Going south, the last 60  kilometre sign is between the  golf course and the high school.  I think a driver just takes a look  at that long hill and figures its  an 80 kilometre zone. I have  been asking and no one knew  the speed limit is 60. It is isn't it,  Constable Mueller? Could we  please have a sign there to remind us? I knows, but I forgets.  GET WELL SOON  Albert Hodson thought he  would move right into Greene-  court from downtown Madeira,  but he caught pneumonia instead.  He is getting better in St.  Mary's. Albert looks for visits  from friends either at the  hospital or when he's back at  Number 34, Greenecourt.  by Larry Grafton  With the festive season  behind us and all activities at  "go" at the hall, our main aim  under the presidency of Gerry  Chailler, is to be progressive,  and a membership by October  30 of 1000 or more.  When consideration is given  to the number of seniors in our  area, and the fact there is no age  limit to become a member, and  that we had over 800 last year,  this should not be an impossibility.  Just remember you 50 and 60  year olds, your turn is coming  and you should be, at this early  date, paving the way for your  eventual retirement with a  strong organization to belong  to. Even if you are unable to attend at the present time, we  need your membership support  now.  Remember the hassle last  year with regard to de-indexing  senior's pensions? It's interesting to note in the National  Pensioners and Senior Citizens'  News this issue, that these people, who are incidentally our affiliates, and consequently our  voice in Ottawa, were requested  by Michael Wilson, Minister of  Finance, to sit down with him  and discuss some of the problems of Canadian seniors  PRIOR to the budget. This is a  little change from the previous  arbitrary decision-making of  that ministry.  Incidentally, a brief was  presented, which was compiled  from the 86 resolutions to the  federal government which originated at their convention in  Lethbridge, Alberta last fall.  The National Pensioners and  Senior Citizens Federation has  done an excellent job for all  seniors, and they certainly  deserve more support from us  than they are getting at the present time. They are based in  Toronto. Membership is $3 per  year and a subscription to their  quarterly newsletter is an additional $3 per year. That's not  really too much to pay for the  representation in Ottawa we  receive from them. Further  details (to the best of my  abilities), are available on request.  President Gerry had his baptism of fire on January 6 at the  first executive meeting of 1987.  It was a well attended meeting  with plenty of discussion by  your new executive and directors on your behalf.  The regular monthly meeting  took place on January 15. Jan  De Bruyn gave a short talk on  Elderhostel courses as Capilano  College in May and June. Further information may be had  from Jan at 885-5518 or April  Struthers at Capilano College.  A financial statement for  1986 was well received by our  members.  m^W!itjyMiuj>HW>tW"g-i'l��MllimMgBa  John Johnson has asked me  to publish the following infor--  mation to all donors to ths  Building Fund. j  May 1986-December 31, 1986 $  If you do not receive an of^  ficial receipt by February U  please contact John Johnson at  885-5798 or Elva Booth at  885-9586.  Prior to May 1986  We are unable to issue of  ficial receipts to these donors  but, if requested, we will reimburse tax savings. Please contact John Johnson after Febr  ruary 1.  MORTGAGE UPDATE  Jan 16  6 mo.  1 yr.  2 yr.  3 yr.  4 yr.  5 yr.  1st  9.25  9.50  10.25  10.50  10.75  10.75  2nd  11.00  12.00  V.R.M.  9.75  Professional Real Estate Service  Stan and Diane Anderson  (Off.) 885-3211 (Res.) 885-2385 Vancouver Toll Free: 684-8016  Anderson Realty Ltd., Sechelt  EIFP771  NISSAN  "\  "FAST BECOMING THE BEST SELLING IMPORT  ON THE SUNSHINE COAST"  Mark Guignard asks: Did you know a brand  new 1987 NISSAN SENTRA station wagon can  be yours for under $13,000? These units are  superbly equipped as standard equipment.  ��� 1987 NISSANS IN STOCK NOW  ��� We competently handle all factory  warranty servicing  -y.  \$w.eif* ^4w��*�����w j  W  **Ws4k*W*>>'  SUB AGENT  SKOOKUM AUTO  INC.  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The fishing vessel, La Porsche, along side Gibsons  dock, makes ready for the fishing season. ���Kent Sheridan phof-  Local fish company  expands operation  Growth in a local fishing  business has created some jobs.  : R & B and La Porsche Fishing  : Company have purchased the  I old Jackson Brothers' Logging  ; maintenance shop at Wilson  ; Creek.  i "We will try to do all of our  ��� own maintenance here on the  ; coast," says Ray Keelan, who is  : part owner of the expanding  business.  "We bought the building  around the end of last October  and have been renovating since  mid-December."  The facility now has a  machine shop, with two lathes,  an equipment parts room and  an office which will service the  fishing vessels Ocean Pearl and  La Porsche.  With their self-loading flat  deck truck, pumps, winches,  drums, auxiliary and main  engines can be taken to Wilson  Creek to be repaired or completely over-hauled. Most of  this work used to be done in  Vancouver.  The    fishing    company  employs 25 to 30 men and,  along with the ships' crews for  both vessels, Mr. Kellan and his  partner now provide jobs for a  carpenter, heavy duty mechanic  and machinist.  Skipper Ray Keelan is preparing the La Porsche for sea  work. "We plan to leave Gibsons wharf on January 18. Our  destination will be the Sea  Mountains, approximately 200  miles west of Vancouver  Island."  The La Porsche will be  harvesting sablefish (black cod),  utilizing up to 74 traps on a particular 'set', and is capable of  packing 60 tons of fish in her  holds.  "The bulk of our product is  sold directly to Japan through  our own marketing agency,  which is based in Vancouver,"  explained Mr. Keelan.  On board this trip will be one  or two biologists, representing  the Ministry of Fisheries. They  will be inspecting various fish  species for disease, parasites  and age.  ';*.  Playground violence  in local school  A delegation of parents from  Gibsons Elementary School told  trustees at last week's school  board meeting of "excessive  roughness and aggression" on  the school playground.  Hans Penner elaborated on  his concerns which he had expressed in a letter to the board.  Since he and his wife have  started questioning other  parents, he said that in addition  to the punching, hitting and  kicking, of which he was  already aware, he had now  learned about blackmail and  gangs forming in the playground.  Another parent, Susan  Girard, told the meeting that  Grade 1, 2 and 3 students had  been caught smoking and that  children are afraid to go to  school.  One woman described her experience as a playground supervisor at the school when she was  substituting, and claimed that  some of the fighting was so  violent that she was afraid to  break-up a fight.  The mother of one young  child said her son's wrist had  been sprained in a scuffle when  an older student tried to extort  $4 from him. However, when  questioned by trustee Doris  Fuller, she said that she hadn't  reported it to the school.  School principal, Colleen  Elson told the Coast News that  apart from the Penners, none of  the parents at the meeting had  brought the incidences to her attention and she denied that Gibsons has an excessive amount of  violence on the playground.  "I do not feel that there is  any more problem here than  there is on any other school  ground anywhere else," she  stated emphatically.  The board instructed superintendent Art Holmes to investigate the level of supervision  on all the playgrounds in the  school district and bring back  his observations and recommendations.  ay it safe  The convenience of electricity  is taken for granted but a casual  attitude toward its potential  hazard is dangerous.  "People should be careful  when using any electrical appliance in or around the home,"  says B.C. Hydro District  Manager in Sechelt, Wayne  Turner.  "Electricity always seeks the  path of least resistance to the  ground and metal piping, wet  surfaces and appliances are excellent conductors."  In the kitchen and bathroom,  all portable electrical appliances  should be kept away from  water. 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Coast News, January 19,1987  "N  "Pair Chieftain o' the Puddin' Race," the haggis is piped into Gibsons Legion's Robbie Burns Dinner by Ian Buchanan, and proudly  borne bv John Wilson. ���Fran Burnside photo  hythms off Life  Aquarian mentality  by Penny Fuller  It seems rather peculiar that  Aquarius, the water bearer,  which is represented by two  wavy lines that definitely look  like a hieroglyph for water, is  categorized as a fixed air sign.  On top of that, there are two  planets that rule this sign ���  Uranus, your friendly  neighbourhood revolutionary,  and Saturn your by-the-book  and what-will-the-neighbours-  say type. No wonder Aquarians  feel "out of synch" a lot of the  time. It would take a zen master  to find the balance point of  these influences.  If you have sun in Aquarius,  (born between January 20 and  February 19) you're an intellectual. That doesn't mean that all  of you have university degrees  or that you even passed Grade  4. But everything in your reality  ��� your concept of self, your  relationship to others and the  world, everything ��� is Filtered  through a mental process.  Even your emotional reactions are the result of a thought  process, so you sometimes appear to be cold. But you're not.  You just tend to see things on a  world scale. Your energies and  emotions tend to be focussed on  the problems of the planet  rather than the latest office  crisis.  This humanitarian perspective has resulted in major contributions by Aquarians to the  human race. Seventy-five per  cent of the people in the  American Hall of Fame are  Aquarians.  The eccentricities of Uranus  are manifested by the people  with this sun sign. Here are the  geniuses.   You   may   not   be  GIBSONS  LEGION  Branch #109  EBONY & IVORY  Keyboard, singer -  Popular Music  Fri. & Sat.  Jan. 22 & 23  GENERAL MEETING  Tuesday, Jan 20, 8 pm  Members Only  *<m!'M0yAwmy/mw//>''/.m///wm?  smarter than everyone else, but  you think differently. Unless  you marry and hang around  with other Aquarians, you may  spend a lot of your life feeling  like you're the odd man out.  The "causes" that you focus  your energy on, will make people either love you or totally reject you, but that isn't intimacy.  While I make it a general rule  never to suggest that one sign  should pair up with another  (relationships depend on a lot  more than sun signs) in this case  I make an exception. If you can  cultivate a few close relationships with other Aquarians, it  will alleviate some of the sensation that you've landed on the  wrong planet.  The fact that you are a "fixed  air sign" simply means that you  can be' pretty stubborn about  your ideas once you've formulated a theory/That sureness  of purpose is an effective tool  when you're trying to convince  a doubting world. But it can  also be a trap that inhibits your  growth.  Before you make up your  mind that such and such is so,  remember that each human being is made up of mind, body  and soul (including you).  Theories are only a mental process and the mortal self cannot  be squeezed into anything so  one-dimensional. People will  react with different emotions no  matter how illogical they may  be. The world simply doesn't  operate on "shoulds".  So never forget "human-  ness" when you develop your  plans for humanity or for  yourself. If you want to reach  your full potential, you will  have to nurture your body,  emotions and spiritual side as  well as your mind. If you don't,  you may be very logical, but  what does that have to do with  the world you live in?  Pages frdm^a Litertog  by Peter Trower  In  the cab  of the pusher,  engineer Bill Osborne, urged by  Smoky Clapperton, throws his  own air brakes on full. But the  weight   of  the   speeding   cars  ahead is far too great for this to  be more than a token gesture.  The   pusher   continues  to   be  dragged along helplessly in the  wake of the lead train. "She's  gone!" shouts Smoky Clapperton.  "We've got to uncouple  now or we're all dead ducks!"  "I'll have a shot at it," says  fireman,   Bob   Barwick.   He  grabs up a steel bar, climbs out  on  the  swaying  catwalk  and  works his way along the side of  the engine to the cowcatcher. It  is a highly dangerous manoeuvre. The runaway is already hitting 60 miles per hour and constantly accelerating.  Clinging between the cowcatcher and the forward caboose,  Barwick   disconnects   the   air  brakes and, holding on by one  hand,   attempts   to   free   the  coupling pin. His task seems  hopeless, the pin is locked tighty  as a rivet by the tension. Barwick bangs away at it to no  avail. He is about to give up  when the train careens around a  bend, throwing a few inches of  slack. The coupling loosens for  an instant and the pin pops free.  The caboose and the pusher  part company with a decisive  clang. Bill Osborne throws his  emergency brakes and within  half a mile, is able to bring the  pusher and its 10 cars to a halt.  The rest of the train is not so  lucky. It goes roaring madly on  down the Coquihalla Hill. Pat  Quinn and the others are still  wrestling with the hand brakes.  Like desperate acrobats, they  stumble along the tops of the  cars, clutching their clubs. More  than half the brakes have been  thrown now but it is becoming  frighteningly apparent that the  trainmen's  efforts  are  all  in  vain. The runaway freight has  already picked up too much  momentum. Like a great, segmented   bobsled,   it   thunders  down the steep grade, swaying  sickeningly,  the tortured steel  screaming as the locked wheels  scorch along the rails.  Somehow the maverick  freight clings to the tracks as it  hammers past Portia through a  series  of sharp  curves.   It  is  travelling at too great a speed  now for anyone to jump. Bob  Marks, alone in his cab, clings  to his throttle as though it still  had meaning, mutters a half  formed prayer and watches the  trees and rock faces blur by. He  glances at the speedometer and  shudders. They are topping 60  miles per hour now and still  picking up speed. How much  longer can she stay on the steel?  For those on top of the train,  the situation is even more terrifying. The crew and the white  faced fruit pickers alike cling  like limpets to the wildly lurching   cars,   battered   by   the  rushing wind; half deafened by  the noise. Near the centre of the  train, Jack Quinn and Mickey  Stringer crouch together. They  have given up on the brakes and  are simply riding it out with the  rest.   "Goddammit,  Mickey!"  shouts Quinn over the uproar,  "we're going to crash!"  Fireman, Ray Letts has also  abandoned the futile brake setting and is clinging to a ladder  on the bank side of one of the  forward cars. As the train free  wheels crazily around yet  another tight curve, the boxcar  gives a violent shudder, breaking his grip. Letts is flung free  like a rag doll and, arms and  legs flailing helplessly, slams into the bank. Fortunately for the  young fireman, he impacts on a  sandy shoulder and is only  slightly bruised. As Letts lies  there half dazed, the rest of the  train goes pumping by, shaking  like a palsied dragon.  The other reluctant riders go  plunging on down the merciless  grade, their shouts and cries lost  in the cacophonous banshee  squeal of friction stressed metal.  Like a railroadman's worst  nightmare come true, the rogue  train goes galloping on towards  the Jessica siding.  At the Jessica way station,  Tony Rascalla, a section  foreman, hears the runaway  coming. He thinks at first it is  only the sound of the headsaw  from a nearby mill. But the  noise grows louder and louder.  Then the runaway explodes into  view around a curve and  Rascalla knows the worst.  "I never saw a train going so  fast in my life before," he will  recall later. "Mr. Marks the  engineer was standing up on the  coat car of the tender as the  Anne Cameron reads  works at Arts Centre  She is a screen-writer, a  novelist, a poet and a writer of  tales for children. At her very  best Anne Cameron is a real  Westcoaster, an uncompromising feminist and a brilliant re-  counter of Northwest Coast In-  dian mythology. Anne  Cameron will be reading from  her works on Friday, January  23 at 8 pm in the Arts Centre in  Sechelt. Everyone is welcome.  The reading is free, thanks to  the sponsorship of the Canada  Council.  Anne Cameron was born and  raised in Nanaimo where in turn  she raised a family and wrote  under the name of Cam Hubert.  At the Arts Centre  Winter films start  Pacific Cinemateque's  Winter Films on Tour series  begins Wednesday, January 21  with Fellini's 1983 film And The  Ship Sails On.  Fellini's dazzling visual style  is full of unexpected surprises,  but the film divided the critics.  MORE THAN EVER,  DISABLED  PEOPLE  NEED YOUR  SUPPORT  Some found this parable about  the collapse of the aristocracy in  the First World War to be mundane dramatically. Others praised Fellini's interweaving of the  egocentric splendor of the  times.  A memorial cruise in honor  of a deceased diva is interrupted  by a motley bunch of Serbian  refugees, some of whom may be  political rabble rousers. Smooth  sailing for Fellini lovers.  The film is at the Arts Centre,  Wednesday, January 21 at 8  pm. Admission is $3.50 for  adults, $2.50 for seniors and  students.  Her first work to receive public  attention was a stage adaptation  of Windigo which led to the formation of Tillicum, the first  native theatre group in Canada.  Her television script,  Dreamspeaker, directed by  Claude Jutra, won seven Canadian film awards as well as the  International Symposium on  Mental and Emotional Health  Award. Published as a novel  Dreamspeaker won the Gibson  Award for Literature in 1979.  Since that time Cameron has  gone from strength to strength  as a screen-writer as well as a  novelist.  Her most recent work is  Dzelarhons: Mythology of the  Northwest Coast, a sharing of  the tales she heard from an old  Indian woman when Cameron  was a child. In a collection ranging from humourous tales of the  Raven, the trickster and glutton, to the Salish myth of creation, Cameron's haunting and  witty style draws the reader into  a world of magic.  Members of the Arts Centre  audience can expect a special  evening.  Hours;  Tuesday  Wedn  Gibsons  Public Lib  rary  T       esc,ay  'nursday  Safurday  STORYTlME  1:30.  Wed. jo  4pm  THE KINSMEN  MOTHERS'  MARCH  JANUARY 24 - FEBRUARY 3  KINSMEN REHABILITATION FOUNDATION  OF B.C.  caa&kKE*  Thursday....Ladies Night....til 10 pm  Coming Feb. 5th Tickets on salp now only $6.00  fc-^in. DREAM MACHINE  Every Thursday: Male Waiters' DOOR PRIZES & SURPRIZFS!  train whizzed by in a cloud of  dust. He leaned far out and  shouted: 'Call the dispatcher!'  pointing to the telephone. I  could see he wanted to warn any  trains that might be up ahead. I  was pretty excited but I got on  the phone."  The train pounded through  Jessica with flames gouting  from the brakeshoes, an earth-  bond meteor rushing to absolute disaster. Just past the station, a coupling gives way under  the stress. Three coal cars and  the caboose break free, topple  sideways and fly into a water  tank, smashing it to matchwood. The rest of the train  reels drunkenly on. It is travelling at almost two miles a minute  now and barely holding the  rails. Bob Marks, Jack Quinn  and the other doomed men and  boys can only wait numbly for  the inevitable.  To be continued  Driftwood  Players  presents  A stirring collection of dramatic  sketches, written and directed by  Sechelt's I  BETTY KELLER  THUR, FRI & SAT  ''' *iAN22, 23'|fc24,  '���       8PM![, "   '  ROBERTS CREEK HALL  TICKETS AT THE DOOR  ADULTS $5.00  STUDENTS $3.50  All Proceeds to  Eilten Glassford Arts Foundation  UALOV  is coming to Sechelt!  Saturday, Feb.\7th  SALEi  20%-50%OFF  Fall & Winter Accessories  30%^  Winter Coats & Furs  CHECK OUT OUR  HALF PRICE RACK1  We select what we offer as caret"u//y  as you select what you buy  2nd jCoofe Boutique  Hwy 101.  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May 6,  1987  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  886-3381  m SUPER BOWL  ^ + SUNDAY  at the ^     ^^_��_  CEDARS^"  Special  everything!  plus door prizes  Be There  P.S. What the heck  is a Super Bowl Bomb?  Cedars brunch of course...  starting at 11 am  W  \v  ���\ JflN  ff��5S  *</r9.  V,  ^*$&%&JB^��if&  OPEN Wed to Sat ���  8 am - 2 pm  J  \an  * ����� <nock i *>��  'We  rcy  __  z  WED. NIGHT POOL TOURNAMENT  [ Starts at 9 pm ^ \  ''���_ w*-rff\*��r;.��� -������  Coast News, January 19,1987  11.  Mark Guignard of Skookum Auto is pictured here with Chris Rines, National Service Manager of the  Skoda Auto Co. Rines was co-driver in the recent Baha-Alaska Car Rally which started and ended at Expo. The car was third in its class and 10th overall. ���John Burnside photo  University singers' recital  Inspires audience  by Arline Collins  Local residents were treated  to a blissful Sunday afternoon  when the UBC Music Faculty's  University Singers presented an  exciting varied choral concert as  part of the Sunshine Coast Arts  Council's Concert Series Program.  After opening the concert  with a 16th century motet, Dr.  James Fankauser turned to the  audience visibly surprised and  delighted that "such a large  number of people should come  to hear us."  He then turned the podium  over to fourth year student,  Karen Olynik, who conducted  the devotional motet, Ador-  amus te, Christe. This piece led  the audience through long sustained lyric lines, showing the  disciplined control of the choir  but also allowing the feeling of  humility to permeate the meaning of the music and text.  To contrast the meditative  piece, Dr. Fankhauser followed  it with a light glorifying one,  This is the day the Lord has  made; Let us rejoice and be glad  in it.  To complete the first half of  the program, the University  Singers sang six sections of JS  Bach's motet, Jesu Meine  Freude. This showed excellent  artistic arid musical mastery  evoking the expressed emotions  of the text. After stating the  basic chorale theme in the first  movement with solid legato  line, the Singers took the audience to the sudden changing  dynamics and clean abrupt  pauses of the second movement  entitled, It is not enough.  We all felt the emotion indicative of this powerful and  meaningful work. The Singers  continued  to  delight  the  audience with the variety of singing through natural breathing  points  and  suspending  us  in  feelings of tension and release.  At intermission, the audience  was exhuberant. "They are such  an attractive looking group, the  colours are just gorgeous." One  music lover said that it was  "Heaven". Perfect angels with  perfect voices.  The precision,  control   and   tonal   accuracy  transmitted emotion felt by all.  The second half of the performance opened with Darius  Milhaud's 1937 piece, Babylone  from Les Deux Cites, with Kelly  Crook and Craig Morash singing solos. This bold and richly  textured piece/was followed by  F. Poulenc's 1952, O Magnum  Mysterium,   a  highly  magical  piece   evoking   a   feeling   of  mystery in the listener.  Verdi's Pater Noster was  "special" to Dr. Fankhauser  because he felt that no one has  been able to set The Lord's  Prayer in the choral repertoire  adequate "to capture its  greatness". Verdi's setting was  "a bit long-winded" but to the  audience it was a powerful  musical presentation.  To lighten up, Dr. Fankhauser had the University  Singers perform the French  Choruses from Leonard Bernstein's The Lark, a play adapted  The Coast's Finest Dining,  On the Be^cti, bayis. Bay  ������..".'������'������.���'������:''8e.5-7285v',' ������'���'���������  by Lillian Hellman from the  original French version. Karen  Olynik's rich mezzo voice sang  a sustained line while the chorus  sang a dancy "la la la". Carole  Weseen brightened up the music  even more with her high  soprano solo. Karen joined her  in the second movement. Finally, in the third movement, the  audience was visibly giggling  with the whistling finale and the  conductor's playful tiptoe off to  the edge of the stage.  Folksongs and Spirituals are  always fitting choral presentations and the University Singers  did not fail to do great justice to  their   chosen   pieces.   Maggie  Brockington sang the opening  and closing verse of I wonder as  I wander, with excellent control  while Karen Olynik conducted.  One of the most lovely  moments in the concert was  when you could hear nary a  breath during Nobody Knows  the Trouble I've Seen. The  breathy, plaintive deep vocal  production created melancholic  feelings throughout the theatre.  Thus, we laughed and danced  and cried and were made humble; all in the expanse of two  short hours. A friend, on being'  told how lovely she looked,  replied, "Well, who wouldn't  look great after hearing what I  just heard."  Will Hester and Alma get the  paperboy to stay for tea?  Who put the loaches in the  Emperor's pool?  What is the Kisiware palstave, anyway?  These are just some of the  questions that get answered  -and asked! - in an evening of  short play sketches being  presented by Betty Keller and  the Driftwood Players on  Thursday, Friday and Saturday  this week in Roberts Creek  Hall.  With twists and plots ranging  from the unusual to the unexpected, these short sketches will  make you both laugh and cry,  and occasionally scratch your  head. You've probably met  people like this before, but  never from quite this angle!  The evening is divided into  three sections. Part I, titled "By  fait means or foul..." features  the playlets "Playing with  Fire", "Sophie" and  "Bridgework".  Part 11, called "Alone, alone,  all, all alone..." is composed of  "The Tea Party", "Trick  Doors" and "One-Celled  Animal".  Part III, sub-titled "Confession is good for the soul..."  features "Winnifred and  Grace", "Holed-Up" and  "Dominic and Sadie". All in  all, as eclectic and eccentric a  bunch of people as you'd ever  want to meet!  Taking varied roles in the  sketches are Sandie Decker, Ken  Collins, Nest Lewis, Matthew  Austin, Arline Collins, Terry  Weatherill and Fran Burnside.  Curtain   time  is  8  pm   on  January 22, 23 and 24, and  tickets are available at usual  outlets and at the door. Admission is $5 for adults, $3.50 for  students.  MSMM^Sm  .n  886:2887  OMEGA RESTAURANT  PIZZA SPECIAL  LARGE Pizza for the price of a Medium  MEDIUM Pizza for the price of a Small  rj^\P\ for the month of January  >m��&  PIZZA  886-2268  TUESDAY, JANUARY 20  7:00 PM  News in Review  This week we are re-running  the student produced news  shows.  The four shows were researched, written and produced by  students in the Elphinstone  television course. Coastal  Review was produced by Karl  Messner.  Suncoast Local News was co-  produced by Marlene Lowders,  Kathryn Hughes, and Pat Mac-  r Clocklin. :    ; '  Other students were correspondents and covered local  issues such as aquaculture,  fitness, continuing education,  Weals' Christmas display and  many more.  So tune in to see what the  television students at  Elphinstone have accomplished  this semester.  Channel Eleven;  THURSDAY, JANUARY 22  7:00 PM  Chief Stan Dixon  Chief Dixon joins us in the  studio to talk with Bert Nelson  about self government and the  Sechelt Indian Band plans for  1987.  7:15 PM  Driftwood Players  A short preview of the Driftwood Players Nine Times Two  performance held this Thursday  through Saturday at Roberts  Creek Hall.  8:00 PM  Kinsmen Mothers' March  Kinsman Barry Stein joins  Rob Buchan to talk about this  year's fund raiser. This program is highlighted by the  Kinsmen Rehabilitation Foundations documentary It Felt  Just Great.  t cinf&ys t  Hwv 101.  Gibsons  886-3388  Locals in first art show  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre will reopen to the public  with an exhibition of studies  done by a group of individuals  who have met every Tuesday  morning for the past two years  at the Arts Centre in Sechelt.  Called Slice of Life, and consisting of drawings done from  the figure, this show will give  the viewer insight into the artistic process involved in working from a live mode.  Everyone is invited to a  reception to meet the artists on  Saturday, January 24 from 2 to  4 pm.  Gallery hours are Wednesday  to Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm;  Sunday, 1 to 4pm.  This Week's  Special  CHICKEN  PARMESAN  Tender chicken breast  topped with mozzarella  cheese & tomato sauce  '*>?������  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  DINING GUIDE  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  *7oa<tt Off  t6e (fai4t  It was another wet, miserable night whcii we stumbled out  of the rain into the warm brightness of Pronto's last Saturday. Although it's a large restaurant, it's laid out in such a  way that you feel cozy, without being crowded, wherever you  sit.  The most difficult part of the evening came when the  waitress brought the menus. The wide variety of dishes offered was amazing.  Beef Cannelloni and Chicken Cacciatore were the dinner  specials, and the selection included everything from pork  chops and spare ribs to seafood and steaks. For those with a  yen for Greek food, souvlaki was offered and of course, Pronto's makes a long list of pizzas.  I was out for pizza, but my husband balked when he saw  the range of other possibilities. So I ordered a small pizza for  myself and he decided to try the Chicken Cacciatore, which  came with a choice of soup or salad and garlic bread.  As we waited for our order, we watched the owner talking  and exchanging joking banter with various customers. It  completed the friendly atmosphere of the place, causing even  those of us not involved to chuckle.  Then the generous helpings of food arrived, we settled into  some serious eating. The steaming dish of cacciatore brought  appreciative murmers from the other side of the table as I  devoted myself to my favourite pastime, devouring pizza.  Unfortunately, even the most dedicated pizza addict has  her limits, and I couldn't possibly eat every delicious piece  myself, but the waitress was kind enough to offer a "doggy  bag" for the rest.  I noticed that my partner had no such problem. In spite of  the large portion, he managed to clean the dish of the last  traces of sauce and chicken.  Next time a group of us can't agree on what we want for  dinner, we'll head for Pronto's. Then everyone can win the  argument and I'll get more fabulous pizza.  Average meal prices quoted  do not include liquor  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Cafe Pierrot - Delicious bread,  pastas, crepes, desserts and more...all  freshly baked on premises. Dinner entrees from $5.75. Average meal for 2  -$24. Teredo Square, Sechelt.  885-9962. Open Mon. thru Thurs.,  9:30 am - 4 pm and Fri. and Sat., 9:30  am -10 pm, closed Sundays   Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve live Atlantic  lobster, rack of lamb, duck, crab, clams,  scallops, steaks, also daily specials. 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 for two,  $10.95. Marine Drive, lower Gibsons,  across from Dockside Pharmacy,  886-2334. Open 11 to 11 everyday. 100  seats.  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.  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-$20. Located in Cedar Plaza, Hwy.  101, Gibsons. 886-3138.  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.  PUBS  Backeddy Pub - All day menu  features sandwiches, hamburgers, steaks  and desserts. Snacks include fresh steamed local prawns, fish and chips made with  iocal fish. Bright comfortable atmosphere  overlooking Egmont Narrows. Egmont  Marina - 883-2298. Open daily -11 to 11,  Sat. & Sun. 9 to 11. 60 seats inside, 20 on  the deck. Also includes a 16 seat family  cafe, open 9 am -10 pm.  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,  1 Fri-Sat. 100 seats. V., MC. Regular menu  II am to 8:30 pm.  Gramma's Pub- Lunch from S3.75 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 11 am - 12 midnight.  Peninsula Motor Inn - Pub food includes breakfasts and lunches. Kitchen  open until 6 pm. Exotic dancers. Live  music. Sunshine Coast Hwy, Gibsons  -886-2804. Open 10 am - 12 pm, Mon-  Thur; 11 am - 1 am, Fri-Sat.  DRIVE IN- TAKEOUT  Qlicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pizza, hamburgers, salads, BBQ hall  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. Coast News, January 19,1987  First meets of year  l p lor the rebound, the Pemberton Devils and Chatelech Eagles  opened   this  weekends  Senior  Boys  Basketball  tournament  at  I Iphinstone gym. ���Kent Sheridan pholo  Minor hockey  Goal scorers  in command  There were a number of high  scoring games this week with  many multiple goal performances.  In Atom play, the Wings  defeated the Lions 5-4 by way  of a four goal game from Scott  Doyle and a single from Colin  MacLeod. Matt Collinshaw and  Neil Mavin replied. Michael  Yates scored four as the Stars  defeated the Wings 4-3. For the  losers, John Snazell had two  and Scott Doyle one.  In Peewee play, four goals by  Frances Dixon led the Blackhawks to an 8-6 win over the  Thunderbirds, who got four  goals from Brian Dusenbury.  The other goal scorers were Lee  Revingion with two, Graham  Ruck,   Brian  Fitchell,  Gordon  Hunter and Dean Stockwell.  Two goal performances for  Cody Munson and Curtis Frances led the Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Blackhawks who  had two goals from Francis  Dixon and singles going to  Brian Fitchell and Lee Rev-  ington.  In Bantam play, the Oil Kings  edged the Seahawks 9-8. Big  scorers in the game were Shayne  Joe with four, David Paetkau  with three, Ian Sweet with 2,  while eight other players had  singles.  In Pup-Peanut action, the  Diggers and Dolphins tied at 8.  Tyler Francis and Chris Hahn  had five goals each, Jesse Smith  had two and four other players  had singles.  The Kinucks defeated the  Legion 7-3. . Chad Price had  four goals, Alex Hamilton two,  Jonathan Fawcus, Mark Mc-  Quitty, Darren Pockrant and  Kyle Wannamaker with one  each.  It is rumoured that all the  coaches will be discussing  defensive play in the practices  this week.  Opportunity Knocking!  FDAR PLAZA  SHOPPING CENTRE  (Across from Sunnycrest Mall)  STORE and OFFICE SPACE  FOR RENT or LEASE  from $4 per sq. ft.  CONSIDER THESE FEATURES:  We will pay: moving costs, custom design and  construction of new office or store, new sign  cost, relocation newspaper ads, and up to 4  months FREE RENT bonus!  This is a great opportunity to upgrade your  business and location at no cost.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL:  Randy Thomson  office 736-3831  Res.  United Realty Ltd.  ��mm��^��MmBmB88m  Hello readers. Hope you had  a good holiday season.  All our swimmers had a good  time. We had a swim for the  kids. They received gifts and  then we had a potluck dinner  and everything was wonderful.  We have two sets of results  and both are for our younger  swimmers. The first set of  results is from the meet held at  White Rock, hosted by the  Pacific Sea wolves Swim Club.  It was a first ever meet and our  swimmers did an excellent job.  The swam their little hearts out  and the results sure show it.  We have to give these little  people a lot of credit because it  can be awfully scary swimming  for the first time in competition  with dozens of other kids in  front of a lot of onlookers, but  they did it. Good going kids! So  on with the show.  GIRLS 7/8 YEARS OLD  NAME EVENT ���   TIME   PLACE  M. Rivers 25m BF 26.3 2nd  25m B 24.8 1st  25m BS 33.5 6th  25m FS 24.6 3rd  50m B 59.5 2nd  K. Williamson   25m Fly 29.6 6th  25m B 27.5 4th  25m BS 28.3 1st  25m FS 23.1 1st  100m IM    2:24.3 5th  50m B        1:02.8 4th  H. MacKay       25m B 30.3        BTE  25m BS 34.5        BTE  25m FS 27.7 5th  50m B 1:10.2        BTE  GIRLS 9 & 10 YEARS OLD  A. Nelson 50m B 56.9 5th  50m BS      1:07.9  50m FS 48.6 1st  100m IM    2:18.3 4th  A. Rivers 50m B 1:01.4  50m BS      1:13.6  V. Hughson  50m FS  100m IM  50m B  50m BS  50m FS  GIRLS 11 & 12  S. Beadle 50m Fly  50m B  50m BS  50m FS  1  :01.8  :26.7  :32.6  :53.7  :07.6  45.8  47.5  :02.0  40.6  6th  6th  BTE  BTE  BTE  2nd  4th  4th  2nd  Our second set of results is  from our meet held at the North  Vancouver Recreation Centre  and the hosts for the meet were  the Chena Swim Club.  7 YEAR OLD GIRLS  NAME               EVENT TIME LEVEL  A. Gough          25m BS 36.4 Nov.  50m B 1:22.2 Nov.  50m FS 1:02.9 Nov.  100m IM 2:54.2 Nov.  8 YEAR OLD GIRLS  H. MacKay       25m BS 35.8 Nov.  50m B 1:07.9 Nov.  50m FS 56.8 Nov.  100m IM DQ Nov.  K. Williamson   25m BS 29.9 Nov.  50m B 59.2 Nov.  50m FS 55.2 Nov.  100m IM 2:15.6 Nov.  M. Rivers          25m BS 33.2 Nov.  50m B 59.7 Nov.  50m FS 1:00.0 Nov.  100m IM 2:21.9 Nov.  T. Thompson    25m BS 37.1 Nov.  50m B 1:09.3 Nov.  50m FS 58.7 Nov.  100m IM 2:43.0 Nov.  D. Cameron      25m BS 48.4 Nov.  50m B 1:11.7 Nov.  50m FS 1:23.5 Nov.  100m IM DQ Nov.  9 YEAR OLD GIRLS  A. Nelsen          50m FS 46.6 II  50m B 1:00.4 Nov.  100m IM 2:04.3 Nov.  100m BS 2:22.2 Nov.  V. Hughson      50m FS 1:05.4 Nov.  50m B 1:10.6 Nov.  100m IM 3:02.8 Nov.  100m BS 3:50.5 Nov.  10 YEAR OLD BOYS  K. Nichols        50m FS 43.3 I  A. Rivers          50m FS 54.7 Nov.  50m B 1:04.7 Nov.  100m IM 2:22.0 Nov.  100m BS 2:22.7 Nov.  K. Thompson   50m FS 52.1 Nov.  50m B 55.4 II  100m IM 2:11.7 Nov.  100m BS 2:39.3 Nov.  10 YEAR OLD GIRLS  D. Gough         50m B 47.8 I  50m FS 39.8 I  100m IM 1:40.5 I  100m BS 1:51.0 I  We'll see you again soon!  ,   January  i%*   21  ARCHITECTS  Persons or companies interested in being considered  by the Board for the design of the new Halfmoon Bay  School (100 Gr. 1-7 + K) should submit resumes/  brochures on or before Friday, January 30th, to: Box  220, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  R. Mills  Secretary-Treasurer  School Dist. 46 (Sunshine Coast)  Strikes & Spares  CIS  sS  ^r^tU* Bath  Boutique Items  WZr ��� Decorator Shower Curtains  in stock NOW   # Accessories Lo,ion Bott,es      Gift items  Soap Dishes for Children  ��� Accent Towels  Kitchen Accents  Cannisters  ��� Place Mats    ��� Napkin Rings  Visit our showroom  S/\ SUNSHINE KITCHENS  One of the YBC League  Tournaments consists of teams  made up of a Bantam, Junior,  Senior and Master bowler. We  have six teams in the House  Round and the two winning  teams bowled at Lougheed  Lanes last Sunday with teams  from seven other houses.  The winning team was our  number two team consisting of  Michael McLellan, Stanley  Jones, Chris Lumsden and Gail  Mulcaster rolling 248 pins over  average. Second place went to a  team from Lucky Strike Lanes  and third place to Fraser  Bowlaway and congratulations  to our team!  In the Classic League Marion  Reeves rolled a 301 single,  Freeman Reynolds a 314 single  and a 999 four game total and  Don Slack a 301 single and a  1030 total. Don stayed hot in  the Gibsons 'A' League with a  301 single and a 841 triple.  In the Ball and Chain League  Vicki Allen had a 312 single and  a 674 triple and in our YBC  Bantam League Janiell McHef-  fey rolled a 279 single and a 647  triple.  Other high totals:  CLASSIC  Rita Johnston 248-911  Willie Buckmaster 279-931  Lottie Campbell 284-931  Gwen Edmonds 282-984  Ralph Roth 253-891  TUESDAY COFFEE  Sue Whiting 235-632  Lori Dempster 279-654  SWINGERS  Jean Wyngaert 220-613  Ena Armstrong 234-618  Marge Nicholson 269-655  Jim Gilchrist 229-626  GIBSONS 'A'  Joan Hostland 277-620  Kathy Clark 279-766  Rob Bott 265-671  Glen Hanchar 285-701  WEDNESDAY COFFEE  Susan Edmonds 269-660  Dorothy Robinson 288-734  SOUGH-OFFS  June Fletcher 257-601  Edna Wintle 271-647  Open  curling  Friday nights will now be  open to individuals or couples  who wish to curl at the Gibsons  Winter Club, but who do not  belong to one of the league  teams which curl from Monday  through Friday every week.  This gives newcomers wanting to try out the sport a chance  to learn the game and enjoy a  social evening on the ice. It also  gives experienced players a  chance to practise and at the  same time, teach newcomers the  fine points.  The club will be open at 8 pm  every Friday night. Four-  member rinks (teams) will be  formed as people arrive. The  cost is $4 per person per game,  which lasts about two hours,  plus rental of a broom slider.  Kern's Plaza, Hwy 101,  Gibsons (lower level off School Rd.)  886-9411  BALL & CHAIN  Sue Whiting  240-638  Pam Lumsden  275-679  Clayton Cunningham  241-645  Russell Robinson  256-654  PHUNTASTIQUE  Jim Gilchrist  267-682  Bob Fletcher  297-694  Joe McCluskie  248-710  NITE OWLS  Ron Webber  246-677  Dave Wilson  257-679  SECHELT GA'S  Marie Fox  238-635  Hazel Jamieson  284-698  Harold Olsen  259-633  Norm Lambert  228-636  YBC: PEEWEES  Shauna Howden  156-272  Jennifer McHeffey  175-273  KristoffRoepke-Todd  170-325  BANTAMS  Debbie Davidson  244-543  Jeremy Howden  249-584  JUNIORS  Melissa Hood  197^150  Tanya Clark  176-467  Jennifer Seltenrich  177-485  Neil Clark  209^75  Chris Lumsden  194-484  SENIORS  Nathan McRae  217-544  George Williams  234-617  JANUARY  CARPET CLEARANCE  Luxwueu Saxwm & Twwfo  SeSeciioK ok tote&l hiukw. cofiwiw  100% Qualify WyEwt  60% ��FF  NOW ONLY $  12  99  sq. yd.  Volume Buying Passes  the savings on to you  Come in & feel for yourself  DeVries   Floor ��i Window ��r Wall Coverings  709 Hwy 101, Gibsons 886-7112  Service & Quality Guaranteed  NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE APPOINTMENTS  GIBSONS REALTY LTD IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT,  LAURELLA HAY, LYNN CROSBY AND GEORGE TURYNEK  HAVE JOINED THE STAFF AS SALES REPRESENTATIVES.  LYNN  Lynn Crosby is a long time resident of  the Sunshine Coast. She graduated  from Elphinstone Secondary and then  attended Canadian Travel College.  She then opened up two travel offices  on the Coast and after great success,  sold them. She has enjoyed being with  people and satisfying their travel  needs. She has worked for Gibsons  Realty as Secretary/Receptionist for  the past two years which lead to her  goal in a Real Estate career, which she  knows will be a very rewarding one.  As a people oriented person, she is  looking forward to satisfying her past  and future clients to the utmost.  Please feel free to drop by or call  886-2155.  George Turynek became a resident of  the Sunshine Coast in 1966 when he  joined the Engineering staff of the  Canadian Forest Products mill at Port  Mellon. Throughout his career at the  mill he became Supervisor of Engineering and then Maintenance Manager.  George's origin is in Czechoslovakia  where he acquired his formal education including a degree in Industrial  Economics at the University of  Prague.  Being a lover of sea spray and the  wind, after his retirement from the  mill, George has done a fair amount of  sailing on the North and South Pacific  Oceans. Now, getting this off his  chest, he completed the prelicencing  requirements in Real Estate and has  joined Gibsons Realty as a sales  representative.  George is looking for the opportunity  to provide the best service to his  friends and clients. Why not give him  a call? 886-7153.  Laurella Hay came to Gibsons from  Port Alice in 1969 and has had 18 successful years here. Being active in the  community she served 7 years on the  Area F Planning Committee and was  the Alternate for the Regional Board  for 1 year. She was one of the original  members on the Sunshine Coast Regional District Area F Settlement Plan.  At present, Laurella is an active  member of the Area E Elphinstone  Rate Payers Association.  Having just passed the NRS Success  Start Program, she is anxious to let her  friends and new clients know that she  can handle all their Real Estate needs  by calling 886-9683. Western Canadian boxing  Coast News, January 19,1987  13.  Mark Jaeger, of the Sunshine  Coast, drew a bye into the finals  of the 165 pound class of the  Western Canadian and Invitational Boxing Championships in  Saskatoon last week.  Once there, he was a convincing winner, stopping Darcy  Smith of Manitoba in the second round of their bout.  Jaeger's Western Canadian title  marked his ninth consecutive  ring victory.  Fighting in the 139 pound  division, Tony Duffy wasted no  time in disposing of Howard  Smith of Saskatchewan at the  58 second mark of the first  round of his first bout.  In the finals of his division,  Duffy met a rough customer in  Cosy Stephens of Alberta, who  had advanced to the finals by  defeating the Manitoba boxer.  Duffy weathered Stephens'  rough and aggressive tactics in  the first half of the first round  and came back with a series of  by the B.C. team, and what  followed was unanimously  agreed to be the best bout of the  championships.  The older and more experienced American won the  first two rounds of the three-  round match, scoring 20 points  to Duffy's 19 in both rounds.  The action was marked by Duffy scientifically avoiding  Foster's thunderous right hand  and making good use of his left  jab. The American scored  enough to take the rounds in the  opinion of the judges.  Duffy gave it all he had in the  third round, fighting what his  Local  eagle  count  by Vince Bracewell  Last year's midwinter bald  eagle count revealed that B.C.  has a larger wintering population of these beautiful birds  than do any of the southern 48  states in the USA.  Despite the adverse weather  conditions on last year's count  day, a total of 1756 bald eagles :.  were recorded in southwestern  B.C.  This year's count took place  last Sunday, January 11.  The purpose of the bald eagle  survey is to try and determine  the size of B.C.'s wintering bald  eagle population.  The count is jointly sponsored by World Wildlife Fund -  Canada, and by the Ministry of  Environment and Parks -Lower  Mainland Region (Bird and  Non-game Management).  This project is coordinated by  wildlife biologist, Dave Dunbar  and Anthea Farr.  The Sunshine Coast from  Langdale to Egmont was  covered by local volunteers  Soleigh Harrison, Murray  Mark, Tony Greenfield, Bill  Wishlow, Sean Vanstrepen, Ian  Corrance and Vince Bracewell,  coordinator.  The total for this area was 66  birds.  Diving  courses  The Diving Locker on West  4th Ave. in Vancouver is  delighted to announce the opening of a second Diving Locker  location. As of January 1, 1987,  the Diving Locker in Sechelt  will be in operation. The Sunshine Coast is well known for  its good diving and now for the  first time there will be a full service diving centre at the corner  of Wharf and Dolphin streets,  in the heart of Sechelt.  Full certification courses will  be starting on a regular basis.  And of course, air, rentals, service and sales will be available  for all those certified divers on  the Sunshine Coast.  The Sea Quester 1, oitr 21 ft.  Sealander will be based out of  Pender Harbour in the new  year, and with its 470 Merc  Cruiser engine will be ready to  get divers quickly to the best  dives in the Agamemnon-Jervis  Inlet area.  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2812  coach considered the best round  of his career to take the round  20-19, not enough to overturn  the American's earlier narrow  lead. The final score was 60-59  for Foster.  The bout was voted the tournament's best and Foster went  south with the award for the  tournament's best boxer,  devastating body blows in the  second round before knocking  his opponent to the canvas with  a well-timed left hook, whereupon the referee stopped the  fight to prevent injury to  Stephens.  Watching Duffy in action in  the intermediate 139 pound  class was the experienced  American fighter in the senior  division of the same weight  group, Todd Foster of Montana. Foster was uncontested in  the tournament and had just  returned from a USA-USSR  tournament in the Soviet  Union. His impressive 157  amateur victories against 15  losses often makes opponents  lcary of tangling with the  American who deferred a pro-  fessinal career until after the  1988 Olympics in Korea.  After watching Duffy dispose  of Cosy Stephens, Foster issued  a challenge to the intermediate  champion which was accepted  CARPENTIER & BELLAMY  Barristers & Solicitors  R. David Bellamy ��� DebraA. Carpentier ��� J. Antony Davies  ��� PERSONAL INJURY  ��� INSURANCE CLAIMS  ��� CRIMINAL LAW  FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION  CALL COLLECT 681-6322  610, 207 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6B1H7  TIDE TABLES  jflB_Hj|n&  Wed. Jan 21  0245          6.7  0945         15.2  1635          7.5  2210         11.3  Fri. Jan 23  0430          9.9  1040         14.9  1815          4.9  Sun. Jan 25  0320         13.4  0700         12.5  1150         14.7  2005          2.2  Tues. Jan 20  0205          5.4  0915         15.3  1550          8.6  2055         11.5  Thurs. Jan 22  0330          8.3  1010        15.1  1725          6.2  2355         11.5  Sat. Jan 24  0140        12.3  0540         11.4  1110        14.8  1910          3.5  Mon. Jan 26  0425         14.4  0830         13.0  1245         14.6  '   2100          1.2   ;  Reference: Point Atkinson  .  Pacific Standard Time  -For Skookumchuk Narrows add  1 hr. 45 rnin., plus 5 min. for  each ft. of rise, and 7 min.  for each ft. of fa4i.                  -            ~  TIDEMNE  BOAT''.'MOVING LTD.  DORHN BOSCH  WHARF RD.  SECHELT  Mark Jaeger, left, and Tony Duffy won gold medals in the recent  Western Canadian Invitational Boxing Championships in Saskatchewan. See report below. ���John Burnside photo  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Book* & Stuff  Sechelt  'A Friendly People Place"  Thinking of Boat Moving?  GIVE US A CALL  Fully Licenced and Insured  885-4141  ���Mf/>  INSURANCE  AUTOPLAN  NOTARY PUBLIC  Swecwwt Agewciw Ltd.   886-2000  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  Open 6 days a week  Bring your plate  up-to-date  If the decal on your number plate is "FEB 87" your auto  insurance and vehicle licence must be renewed by the first  of March. Set a date with your Autoplan agent this month.  Take time to discuss your insurance needs and changes  that become effective January 1,1987.  For the majority, increases will be under  $25. About a quarter of a million will pay  between $26 and $50 more. For about 5,000  commercial vehicles with larger premiums  than private passenger cars, the increase  will be over $50.  For many motorists, an increase inThird  Party Legal Liability premiums will beoffset  to some extent by a reduction in the cost of  Collision coverage. Those who do not carry  Collision will be most affected by the premium increases.  Liability Limits  A limit of $15 million Third Party Legal  Liability is now available for all vehicles.  Weekly Payments Increase  The weekly "No-Fault" payments for disability or death increase from $130 to $145  for victims of accidents occurring on or  after January 1, 1987.  Weekly dependent survivor payments  increase from $30 to $35 for victims of  accidents occurring on or after January 1,  1987.  Equipment of a MotorVehicle  Revised coverage will apply to new and  renewal policies issued on or after January 1,  1987 for most private passenger and light  commercial vehicles. Attached equipment  supplied by or available from the vehicle  manufacturer is automatically covered with  no dollar limit.  Coverage for equipment not supplied  by or available from the vehicle manufacturer has dollar limits:  a $500 limit applies to coverage for permanently attached sound and communication equipment  a $1,000 limit applies to coverage fox any  other permanently attached equipment,  e.g., special paint finish and canopies.  Where it is of benefit to the < intoi ist, the  new additional coverage will .tiso apply to  existing 1986 policies for accidents occurring on or after January 1. 1987.  Some premium comparisons for motorists with a four year claim-free discount:  Medium priced  vehicle  LowerMainland  Vancduv  er Island  Fraser Valley and  Northern B.C.  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Coast News, January 19,1987  Booking in  The industrial landscape in East Porpoise Bay is changing from its traditional logging appearance. The  impact of the fish farming industry is apparent in this fish processing plant on the site of the former  Crucil booming grounds. ���Kent Sheridan photo  At the SCRD  Egan confirmed EDC head  The appointment of Maurice  Egan as chairman of the  Economic Development Commission was confirmed at last  week's meeting of the regional  board by a unanimous vote and  the current members of the  commission were re-appointed.  A brief discussion ensued,  however, when the board was  asked to approve a monthly expense allowance of $150 per day  to a maximum of four days per  month for the chairman of the  EDC.  Gordon Wilson told the  board that he has been going  over the commission's books  for past years and that more  checks and balances are needed.  -^,- .-.^  ''m  Church  Services  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  ^(ksfr.ifr-  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  -Jftsfr Sfr-  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  NEW TESTAMENT  CHURCH  5836 Wharf Ave., Sechelt  Home of New life Christian  Academy KDG to Gr. 12  Now Enrolling  Services Times Sun., 10:30am  Midweek Wed., 7:30 pm  Youth Group Fri., 7:30 pm  Women's Prayer       Thurs., 10am  Pastor Ivan Fox  885-4775 or 885-2672  THE SECHELT PARISH  of the ANGLICAN CHURCH  ST. HILDA'S (Sechelt)  8 am Holy Communion  9 am Church School  9:30 am Family Service  ST. ANDREW'S (Madeira Park)  11:30 am  Reverend John Paetkau  885-5019  SftJ(iS(L-  �����{B 3{k ��(k���  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  -fl(l ^ft ^(v-  SUNSHINE COAST  GOSPEL CHURCH  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 <mm\  worship the Lord with us"  Pastor Ed Peters   .<����.*} .*>   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.  Christmas Day     11 am  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436  -*Ufl.**-  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  North of Hwy 101 on Park Rd.  Gibsons  9:30 am Family Bible School  11:00 am Worship Service  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Rev. Dale D. Peterson  Church Office: 886-2611  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  SERVICES  Sunday Service &  Sunday School 11:45 am  Wednesday 7:30 pm  in United Church Building  Davis Bay  886-7906   885-2506  -Stfi J*ifl(i-  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship I 1:00 am  Prayer & Bible Study  Wednesday. 7:30 pm  883-2374 & 883-9441  Pastor Mike Klassen  -!ft JH .*l_  CHURCH OF JESUS  CHRIST LATTER DAY  SAINTS  Davi- Bav Rd. - Wikon Creek  Davis Bay Community Hall  Sacrament Service <�����:()() am  Sunday School 10:15 am  Branch President T.VV. Olfert  885-4568  "While I want to state my absolute faith in Mr. Egan's integrity, we can run into a lot of  difficulty here," he said.  Chairman Jim Gurney agreed  that there have been serious  problems in the past, but "that  was because money was being  spent without the commission's  knowledge and receipts weren't  kept."  The board finally agreed to  approve the per diem, but will  request that the commission  keep them informed about expenditures on a monthly basis.  Board  queries  projects  The Sunshine Coast Regional  Hospital Board received a letter  at last Thursday's meeting from  the Hospital Planning and Construction branch of the Ministry  of Health in which two minor  capital projects were approved  for grants.  However, the board wants  more information before they  claim the money. The projects  which were approved were roof  repairs and waterline replacement at a total estimated cost of  $20,562.  The provincial government  will contribute $12,337 and the  district is expected to come up  with the rest.  Chairman Jim Gurney questioned both the estimated costs  of the projects and why they  didnt' come out of the maintenance budget of the hospital.  The board agreed to seek  more information before they  make any decision.  Police  news  GIBSONS RCMP  A Port Mellon resident was  charged with driving impaired  on Highway 101 near Gibsons  on January 14.  On January 13, a camera was  stolen from an unlocked car  parked on Mountain View  Road. The camera is a Chinon,  automatic, black in colour.  On January 12, there was a  break-in and theft at the Bonniebrook Lodge office. Some  change and a Seiko diving  watch were stolen.  On January 11, local residents reported a break-in at the  Howe Sound Pharmacy at 4  am.  Police arrested and charged a  Gibsons male.  On January 10, a break-in at  the Seaview Market and a theft  of 10 cartons of cigarettes was  reported.  Several youths have been  charged.  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  40TH ANNIVERSARY  On January the 19th, 1947 Rev. Frances Clemo  conducted the first service ofCibsons Pentecostal  Church. She was joined later, to co-pastor, by  jean Pennoyer.  All former members and Sunday School Alumni  are warmly invited to an anniversary service on  January the 25th at 11:00 am. There will be an  anniversary cake.  Gibsons Pentecostal Church - 730 School Road 886-7107  by Montague Royal  Vancouver's 1986 Centennial  Celebrations were somewhat  upstaged by the spectacular  goings-on at EXPO. Many of  the envisioned birthday projects  never got off the ground. One  that did was the subsidized  publication of several themed  books dealing with Vancouver's  past. The best of these will be  dealt with at length in future  columns. A latecomer to the list  but perhaps the most original  and ultimately useful is Alan  Twigg's Vancouver and Its  Writers (Harbour).  Well-known writer and interviewer Twigg rummaged  through many obscure corners  to come up with some of the  more arcane pieces of information in this book. He has arranged the volume in the form  of a directory and the various  writers are categorized under  "literary landmarks" with  which they were associated.  These "landmarks" range from  private addresses to certain  favoured pubs, hotels and  cafes. This could prove confusing to someone unacquainted  with Vancouver but Twigg has  included an index that lists the  writers alphabetically.  The book's cover features the  famous photograph of Malcolm  Lowry at his Dollarton retreat  with a book in one hand and a  twenty-sixer of Bols gin in the  other. Lowry, who wrote the  final draft of Under The  Volcano at his North Shore  squatter's shack, is undoubtedly  the most renowned author to  ever make his home in this area  and Twigg devotes four pages to  his turbulent career.  Lowry was by no means the  only well-known writer to ply  his craft in the Vancouver area.  Many other authors of note  worked here at one time and  another, mostly early in their  careers, before fame and the  traditional talent-drain, siphoned them off to Toronto. Some  of these writers include: Margaret Laurence; Earle Birney;  Alice Monroe; Margaret At-  wood and Timothy Findley.  (Although a large number of  well-known poets also made, or  still make, their home in the city, Twigg has chosen to concentrate on prose writers.) But  most of the authors in this collection are far from household  names.  It is these lesser-known and  virtually-forgotten writers that  make Twigg's book so  fascinating. Their names live  again after decades of neglect.  Case in point: Morely  Roberts (1857-1942). Roberts, a  transplanted Englishman,  published the first authentic  Vancouver novel in 1892. Entitled The Mate of the Vancouver, it is essentially a romantic melodrama. Roberts went on  to write many books of greater  literary merit, including a much  better book about sawmilling in  Vancouver, The Prey of the  Strongest, published in 1906.  Case in point: Isabel Ec-  clestone Mackay (1875-1928).  Mrs. Mackay moved to Vancouver from Ontario in 1909  and became an important figure  on the local literary scene, such  as it was. In her lifetime, she  was best known as a poet and  published several books of  Pauline Johnson-type verse.  Mrs. Mackay also authored  several fine novels with a local  setting, however, such as The  House of Windows (1912) and  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Pacifica Pharmacy #2  in Pender Harbour  until noon Saturday  "A Friendly People Place"  these books have stood the test  of time much better than her  rather stilted poetry.  Case   in   point:   Alexander  Maitland Stephen (1888-1942).  A.M.   Stephen   was   a   poet,  novelist and social activist who  deserves to be better remembered. He published several poetry  collections and two novels: The  Kingdom of the Sun - a historical romance about white contact with the Haidas in Eliza  bethan times and The Gleaming  Archway - a contemporary  (1929) novel about a disaffected  journalist that uses such locales  as Grouse Mountain and Capilano Canyon.  Twigg has done an admirable  job in rescuing these and other  neglected writers from literary  oblivion. His book will stand as  an important reference work  and would make a worthy addition to anyone's library.  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A C BUILDING SUPPLIES  MADEIRA PARK   883-9551  GIBSON BUILDING SUPPLIES  GIBSONS   688-6814 Coast News, January 19,1987  15.  c  Homes  & Property  (  Homes  &, Property  DC  Quality lot, all services, level,  trailers OK, close to mall, $8000.  886-9056. #4  Newly finished 1580 sq. ft. 3  bdrm. townhouse, $55,000.  Small down payment. Terms  avail. 886-7825. #4  South Coast  ^     Ford   '.'.-.  1979  V0LKSWAG0N  Raised Roof. 4 cyl.. 4 speed,  stove, icebox, furnace.  Nice Condition  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ^      PL 5936 885-3261  Will trade truck. 5th wheeler &  Holiday Trails membership for  down paymt on small house in  Gibsons. John 886-3531 eves.  #3  Sale by Owner - 3 bedroom rancher. For details call 886-7913  eves. #3  'A ac. lot, Browning Rd.,  S14.000 OBO. Will take vehicle  and/or lot in Gib. area on trade,  will finance. 886-3909. #5  Lot, Bonniebrook Heights, culvert  in. $8500. 886-2196. #5  Nice 4 bdrm full bsmt home, on  landscaped lot, safe area for  children, close to school & stores,  S65.000.886-2196. #5  Private: moving, must sell,  sacrifice $32,900, brand new  cottage on 1A ac. cleared lot,  almost 800 sq. ft., 1 bdrm.,  wood & elec. heat, top of line  dishwasher, range, W/W carpet,  combination bathroom & utility,  well insulated, cablevision.  Located on lot to accommodate  bldg. 1600 sq. ft. home in future  if desired. 886-3730. #3  Obituaries  J0ELL: On January 11, 1987 at  St. Mary's Hospital, David  William Joel) of Hwy 101,  Sechelt, age 73 years, born in  Mazenwood, Saskatchewan. He  farmed there until 1967 then  moving to Manitoba where he  farmed until 1977, then retired to  Sechelt. He is survived by one  brother Ansell of Sechelt. Services were held Wednesday,  January 14, at 2 pm in Devlin  Funeral Home with the Rev. R.  Parker officiating. Flowers  gratefully declined. Should  friends so desire contribution to  charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Devlin Funeral Home.  #3  JAECK: Ralph Morgan, on  January 11, 1987 at Eugene,  Oregon in his 69th year. Survived  by his loved and loving wife, Kay,  and his beloved children; Sylvia,  Ralph, Anna & Brock. A very  special man who will be sadly  missed. Nite nite, God Bless,  Loveya. #3  Homes &. Property  Birth* , ,: ��  ObttuArie*  fan MeinofMitt  Thank Von"  Tewon*!^ ;,���  AnnowHccmenw  < WeacHw|A ���>.  Eng��ge��wik*  tot* - ,-\     . \ '"  found *  Pets 8. livestock  Music -"   * -��*'{>  Travel      .,_  Wanted  free  Garage Sales    -,  17. latter ��V Trade  18. for Sale  19. Autos  20. Campers  21 . ^ Marine  22. Mobile Howes  23. Motorcycles  24. Wanted to lent  25. Bed ft. Breakfast  26. Tor tent  27. He* Wanted  28. Work Wanted  29. Child Caie  30. BosSness'-���������''-;''  'yOrljorttmltles'^'';.  31. 'jleg#l-s \  32. *.C *. Yukon  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  IN PENDER HARBOUR   Pacifica Pharmacy #2 senses  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  John Henry's 883-2253  IN HALFMOON BAY :   B & J Store 8859435  IN SECHELT   Books & Stuff  (Trail Bay Centre) 885-2625  The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  IN DAVIS BAY   Peninsula Market 8859721  IN ROBERTS CREEK   Seaview Market 885-3400  IN GIBSONS   Radio Shack  (Sunnycrest Mall) 886-7215  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  Drop   off   your  classifieds   at   Radio  Shaek in Sunnycrest Mall - our  ly People Place".  wmmmBnmmmmmmBmaHm  i   Kadio  'Friend-   J  HHrWB^  Obituaries  WELLS: Clifford McLung died  January 11, 1987. Survived by  his wife Barbara, nephews and  nieces. Private funeral. Archdeacon James E. Whittles officiating. #3  CROSS: Mrs. Dorothy Cross suddenly at her residence on January  7, YMCA Road, Gibsons, B.C.,  age 79 years. Predeceased by her  husband George; survived by son  Donald; two nieces, Mrs. Mavis  Cook and Evelyn Dyck and husband Richard of Burnaby; a  sister, Grace Cook; a brother,  Charles Wyton and wife Patricia;  nephews, Albert Cook and wife  Judy, and Allen Cook and wife  Pat: a granddaughter, Colleen  Cook, and many grand nieces  and nephews, and long time  friend Herb Ladd. Service was  held Monday, January 12 in  Devlin Funeral Home. Rev. J.  Godkin officiating. Interment  Seaview Cemetery. #3  LEECH: Garland E. at home in  Victoria. B.C. on January 15.  Survived by his wife Isabel; son  Rob, daughter Maureen;  daughter-in-law Georgina. Gar  was a former resident of Gibsons.  #3  J4.  )  lit Memorial*!  In loving memory of our beloved  son & brother, Edward Nason,  who passed away January 16,  1986. Sadly missed by us all.  The Nason Family  #3  e  Thank You  The family of Mrs. Monica Carley  wish to thank the Ambulance Service attendants for their efforts in  helping" Mother at her time of  need. Also doctors and nurses at  St. Mary's Hospital; neighbours  and friends for their kind support.  God Bless you all.  Margaret Wellwood  Fred & Doreen Williams  and family  #3  The family of Dorothy Cross wish  to thank relatives and friends for  their kind expressions of sympathy at the loss of our mother  and grandmother. Special thanks  to Stan Hilstad and the ambulance attendants, Keith and  Mike. Thanks.  Dow Cross, Mavis and  Colleen Cook  #3  d  Personal  Anyone interested in a Gibsons  Historical Society call for details  of Feb. meeting. 886-9213 or  886-8354. #3  South Coast  "-'      Ford  1980 SUBURBAN  va^BtitfliaB p? KmrJ..  2 wmPomy Nice Condition  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281        ^  When you're dealing with a personal crisis call Eleanor Mae,  counsellor therapist,  885-9018. #4  Sunshine Coast Transition  House: a safe place for women  who are emotionally or physically  abused. Counselling and legal info., 24 hr. crisis line. 885-2944.  #4  G  Announcements  C.P.R. Survival First Aid.  Selected Saturdays. Info. John  883-9308. #4  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954.  TFN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it's doing to you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 886-8228. TFN  ^U 886-3414  885-2323  7.  Announcements  Wanted to borrow for this week's  plays: a black wig with straight  hair, preferrably long. Call Fran at  885-3577 or Dianne at 886-9728.  #3  South Coast  Ford   rA  1983 CHRYSLER  'E' CLASS  4 Door  4 cyl., automatic,  power windows & locks  Very Clean Car  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  c  Lost  J  1 pair of reading glasses, brown  case, reward. 886-2868.        #3  Old black wallet in Gibsons. $50  reward. Leave message at  885-2281. John Cleghorn.      #3  Chinon auto camera, vicinity  Creekside. Reward. 886-7136.#3  2 small Christmas packages containing family photos & tape,'  wrapped for mailing, US destination, Dec. 19, vie. Wilson Creek.  885-2281. Reward. #3  Grey & beige cloth purse, Dec.  19, Wilson Creek area. US ID.  885-2281. Reward. #3  C  ^J  South Coast  Ford       i  "LOTS"  of Low Cost Cars  1978 MINI  1976 RABBIT  1976 GRANADA  1974 HORNET  1969 TORINO  1970 VOLVO WGN  Let's Make a Deal!!  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  ^_ -/  Very friendly grey striped cat,  white bib, white sox, Creekside.  886-8685. #3  Little black kitty, white chest,-  nose & paws. Approx. 5 mos.  Reed & North Rd. 886-8367.   #3  Hatchet in Lower Gibsons.  886-8579. #3  Small ring outside Pronto's. Call  886-3641 & describe. #3  South Coast  >      Ford      *,  1985 LTD LX  4 Door  V8, automatic,  air cond., grey  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  \^     PL 5936 885-3281  c  tl  Pets  & Livestock  SPCA  885-4771  TFN  South Coast  FOrd  1984 F150 PICKUP  Six. 4 speed, canopy.  1 owner. 36.000 kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  <-> y  Free to good home, 2 dogs, 6V2  mos. old, female, min. Collie &  Lab, shots, leave message.  886-3361. Tues-Fri (10am-4pm)  #3  Rottweiler, female, 6 mos. old,  P.B., C.K.C., Reg. Exc. temp.,  $500.885-7708. #5  Reg. Va horse stallion. 886-9654.  #4  III  Music  1 HR. PIANO LESSONS  Theory inc. for beginner, composition for advanced. I. Peter-  sohn, West Sechelt. 885-2546.  #3  Wanted  LOG BUYING STATION  Cedar, Fir, Hemlock  Competitive Prices  886-7033  Scrap cars & trucks wanted. We  pay cash for some. Free removal.  Phone 886-2617. TFN  Wanted - Intellevision game cartridges, must be priced  reasonably. 886-9791. #3  Buying & selling stamps, coins &  collectibles. The Coin Shop,  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons. 886-8142.  #3  Used    10  886-9137.  gal  aquarium,  #3  Wanted to borrow for this week's  plays: a black wig with straight  hair, preferrable long. Call Fran at  885-3577 or Dianne at 886-9728.  #3  c  tm  Primrose Lane New & Used. New  location sale. Furn., tools, books,  new & used carpets. Located at  Seaview Place. 886-8700.      #3  Moving to the Great White North,  entire household furn., garden  tools. 2 cars, 77 Plym. Volare,  4-dr., 74 Merc. Capri, beds,  dressers, stereo, Selma Park.  885-4621 Sat. 24 & Sun. 25.  #3  For Old Times Sake, Wed-Sat.,  10-4:30 pm. Canadiana Furniture  & more. Beside Elson Glass, 101  & Pratt Rd. #5  Baby clothes, baby furniture,  household items, 614 Martin.  886-3166. #3  Saturday, January 14,10 am to 2  pm, Redrooffs Rd. near Coopers  Green. #3  111  South Coast  Ford  1985 TOYOTA  CELICA GTS  4 cyl, 5 speed,  Fully loaded except A/C,  Power Moon Roof, 32,000 kms  2-Tone,  Light & Dark Silver Blue  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  \__ y  Lge airtight w/htr, $200,  Medium 150,886-2591.        #5  Craftsman 10" tab. saw, new  motor, steel table, $400 firm.  Treadle sew/mac, works, need  Tlo, $50, 885-9654. #5  5 pee dinette set, exc. cond., like  new, $250 OBO. 886-3382.    #5  Spinning wheel, child's bike  lexc. cond.), clothes dryer, floor  lamp. 886-8049. #3  Liv. rm. reclining chair, $45; GE  counter top oven, $50; tripod,  $20.886-8668. #3  14 Gibson M/D 12cuft.  Fridges - White  14 Gibson 24"  Ranges - White  Hr More Info Call  Kohuch Appl.  885-9847  Craftsman router with table mitre,  gauges & fences, hardly used,  S125. 886-9398. #5  Storkcraft crib, plus mattress &  bumper pad, $175; Corderory  snugli, $30; stroller, $40.  Numerous baby toys & baby bedding. 886-8445. #3  Acorn Ranger woodstove, $375.  Phone 886-2784 after 7 pm.    #3  ART SUPPLIES! Good selection  now available at Shadow Baux  Galleries, Cowrie St., Sechelt.  10% off for art students.        #3  Single bed, $50; Murphy bed,  $75; 9x12 carpet, $60; 2'  louvered bi-fold door, $40; alum,  canopy to fit long/wide box pickup, $175; sewing cab., $175.  886-2565 #5  SUNSHINE  COAST TV. LTD.  f'.OWftlf    ST -   St'.H(;l'I    Hf  Authorized Dealer  Technics  Panasonic.  Professional TV Repairs  WE ACCEPT TRADE-INS  885-9816  ONEIDA  SALE  1-5 pee place setting  4-5 pee place settings  2 pee serving sets  ALL AT  GREAT SAVINGS  Til Jan 31  <JdTCHEN  CARNIVAL  Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-3611  for Sale  Fibreglas      $2450  Resin   4 litres  Matting      s2.95/yd.   W.W. UPHOLSTERY & ���   BOAT TOPS LTD.   637 Wyngaert Rd . Gibsons  886-7310  HAY FOR SALE  S3.SO/half. garden mulch hay.  S3/bale. 885-9357. TFN  74 Datsun. rblt. clutch, new  muffler, good cond.; 76 Colt, 5  sp. rblt., new R tires,  stereo/cassette; 2 man WW  canoe; girl's 10 speed; clarinette.  886-8593. #4  4 pc. queen bedroom suite,  $300; coffee table, $80; sm.  elec. fridge, $125. Call 886-7142  after 6 pm. #5  For Old Time's Sake - This  week's specials - jeans 2/$5;  assort, chairs $5-$19; lots of  good stuff. 101 & Pratt Rd.     #3  STEREO  Amplifier - Sony (60 watts),  Tuner - Harman/Kardon, Turntable - Sony semi-auto (direct  drive), Speakers - Auratones  (studio monitors), $425 OBO.  885-9517. #3  Firewood to burn next year, green  alder, $65; hemlock, $70 (full  cord). 886-3411. #5  Factory windshield for boat .- 4  pee, alum, frame, 2 front, 2 sides  - new $800, sell $300; culvert,  solid stainless steel. 20" dia. x  19" long, $150; heavy duty concrete vibrator - new $795, sell  $200; new Showerlux shower  door - new $300, sell $150.  886-3730. #3  Wanted to borrow for this week's  plays: a black wig with straight  hair, preferrably long. Call Fran at  885-1577 or Dianne at 886-9728.   #3  Steel tanks - 26' dia., 3/8"  thick, 15 & 7' high, suit fish farming, pool, mill burner, etc., will  del. 886-7064. #4  Spring is here! Seasoned horse  manure, $20 a U-pick up load.  885-9969. #4  Frozen prawn tails, 5 pound box,  $30; 2V2 pound bag, $18.75.  886-7819. #4  New double bed, complete, half  price, $300. 886-7913 eves.   #3  Firewood - fir to burn now,  $80/cord; fir & hem. for next  winter, $75/cord. Langdale to  Roberts Creek. 886-9751.      #3  HYOROPONIC NUTRIENTS  and Hahrie Lights, etc.  Quality Farm & Garden Supply.  886-7527 TFN  SUNSOFT COMPUTER CENTRE  Computer systems, printers,  software & supplies for business  & home. Free in-office consultation 886-9194. #5  Pool table, 8'x4', good cond,  balls, cues,  rests, etc. $150.  885-2616 days, 885-4666 eves.  TFN  'SatemtT^'0'  Systems  * SALES. SERVICE  & SYSTEM UPGRADES  ��� DESCRAMBLERS *  IBM Compatible  COMPUTERS  from s999  Green Onion  Earth Station  885-5644 884-5240  Black leather rider's jacket,  quality - like new, zipper cuffs,  etc. $100, size 38-40.  885-7708. #4  Used Electrolux vacs with power  heads, 1 yr. motor warranty.  From $199.50-5449.50. Ph. Ed  or Linda, 885-3963. #4  Driftwood  Players  presents  9 TIMES 2  A stirring collection of dramatic  sketches, written and directed by  Sechelt's  BETTY KELLER  y     tHLW,��B*SAT    -      '  '   |AM HE,* ����* 3^*1*4 '   -  ':  ROKRTS CHEEK HAU     ">   '  TICKETS AT THE DOOR  ADULTS $5.00  STUDENTS $3.50  All Proceeds to Eileen Glassford  Arts Foundation  Bathtub (60"), toilet and sink (all  pink) in excellent condition,  $250.886-2558. #2  South Coast  l        Ford  1983 GRAND  MARQUIS  V8 Automatic, A/C,  Many Power Options,  Top Condition  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  V  '  Deep freeze, 24 cu. ft.;  household effects. 886-7312  after 5 pm. #4  For Sale  CLAHOLM  FURNITURE  JANUARY  SALE  7 pee Honey Pine  BEDROOM SUITE  Reg. *2195  Sale    1 595  or $65 per mo.  Solid Oak  BEDROOM SUITE  Reg. M400  Sale    <  or $123 per mo.  Solid Oak Pedestal  iTABLE & 6 CHAIRS!  Reg. J2495  saf.1695  |or $69 per mo.:  ���Tues.-Sat., 10am-5pm :  Cowrie Street  Sechelt  885-3713  South Coast  Ford  1984 MERCURY  TOPAZ 4 Door  4 cyl, automatic,  Sunroof, Tilt, Cruise,  AM/FM, Cassette  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  T&S T0PS0IL  Cover your plants with mushroom  manure so the frost won't get  them. $25/yd., $24 for seniors.  Bark Mulch, S30/yd. Cheaper by  the truckload. Steer manure now  available. Call aft. 6 or anytime on  weekends & holidays. 885-5669.  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  FOR EXPLOSIVE REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nimmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. TFN  III  Autos  '70 Plymouth convert., V-8, good  top, 94,000, good tire, runs well.  $2200 or swap for 9 pass, wagon  or window van. 886-8029.      #5  CLASSIF1KO ADVERTISING  GopYfHtaHf eaWKl  Minimum 85" per 3 line insertion.  Each additional line ��100. Use our economical last  week free rate. 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            -g^  for Monday publication j��a4��5��>|  MASTERCARD and VISA ACCEPTED       iss'  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.  CUMMMPIKD DtADUNE  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION  Jf Please mail to:  1     COAST NEWS Classified. Box 460. Gibsons. B.C. YON IV0  Or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places  I      Minimum '5 per 3 line insertion  1  I  u  r  r  _l  l  I  1  L  jj  .  L  TV  m  TT'  I  I  I  I  ll  I  I  I  I  CLASSIFICATION: e.g. For Sale. For Rent, etc 16.  Coast News, January 19,1987  ;' i  19,  Autos  77 Ford % ton PU, V8, good  cond., $2495 OBO; '68 Ford car,  302, V8, runs excellent, S650  OBO. 886-8104 after 6 pm.     #4  '80 GMC % ton PU, 4-spd, low  mileage, exc. cond., $4250,  883-2406. #4  South Coast  .f-'"-v"Fbid'::- --r  1986 TEMPO  4 Door  4 cyl., automatic  8000 km,.as new  Warranty  Wharf Rd., Sachelt  DL 5936 885-3281  V  1 ton Ford rear end complete with  springs & tires, $500 OBO; flat  deck, suitable for 1 ton PU,  $250; 30" 5th wheel trailer  suitable for rubber tire backhoe.  $2000 OBO. Phone 886-7028. #3  '73 Pinto, auto., good running  cond., good gas mileage. $950  OBO. 885-9347. #5  72 Volvo 164E, engine in good  order, manual gear change. Body  & int. in fair shape, 73,000 mi.,  snow tires, $2000. 886-7418.  #5  79 Datsun 210, 5 spd, hatchback, 45 m/gal., exc. shape,  must see, $2250. 886-8656.   #5  '80 Ford, F150 custom, 4x4,6  cyl., 4-spd, exc. cond., no rust.  $4400.886-2430. #3  .71 Ford % ton, 4x4, exc. running cond., 360 eng., 4-sp.  trans., $900. 885-2340. #3  75 Olds. Cutlass, body good,  needs trans, work, $600 firm.  886-2149. #3  71 GMC Suburban % ton. 350.  4 sp., low/mi., runs good,  $3000 080.886-9001. #5  ���UTO  ENTAL  Pales &    885-2030  Rentals OL77u  74 Fury III, cruise control, $350;  74 Maverick for parts, 4 mags,  $100.886-2987 #4  75 Honda Civic, $1000.  886-7037.  #5  74 Ford 1 T on duals, 390. 4  sp., steel deck. ex. work truck,  $2400. After 6 886-2855.       #3  79 Firebird, 350 eng., $4000  OBO. 886-2987. #3  79 Datsun, P/U, only 23.500  mi., like new rubber, heavy  belting on truck box floor.  885-7738. #3  70 GMC % ton, long fit. sd.,  stock big block eng., auto,  power-train exc, body good,  $1300 OBO. 885-7708. #3  76 Firebird, exc. running cond.,  bodywork poor, $1,000 OBO.  885-4780 eves. #4  South Coast  Ford  1983 MONTE  CARLO  V8. auto.  Very Clean  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  V '  1971 Ford Pinto, under 50,000  miles, six tires, reliable. $250  OBO. 886-3013. #4  '67 Dodge van. 6 cyl., $600 OBO;  78 Pinto, low mileage, $2000  OBO. 886-8287. #5  South Coast  Ford  MP  1978 FOR]  COUI  X.F Priced High!  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  OL 5936 385-3281  20.  Campers  Motorhomes  10Vz' Scamper, fully self contained camper, $1950. 886-3950. #3  21.  Marine  <ze>  6 HP Johnson Sea Horse O.B.,  log shaft. Low hrs. Immaculate.  $500.886-9085. #3  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL  All  purpose  libreglas  resin.  45 gal. drums, 227 kg.  s645 plus freight. All related  fibreglassing materials in  stock.  DRIZZLE ENTERPRISES  Marine Services  1066 Hwy 101 al Payne Rd . Giosons  886-8555 885-5401  21.  Marine J  22' to 30' I/O cruiser equipped. I  have a jewel portfolio to trade  -diamonds, opals, sapphires -  appraised value less 50%, will  consider any purchases up to  $20.000.886-3448. #4  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9 9-25-70 HP 1982-1986. exc.  cond.. exc. price. Lowes Resort.  883-2456 TFN  17Vz' Searay boat with 2 40 HP  O/B's and trailer. Good cond.,  $3400. Phone 886-7936 after 5  pm or 886-9723. #5  22.  Mobile Homes  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park 886-9826. TFN  G  24.  Wanted to Rent  Secure dry storage for auto, 6  mo. to 1 yr. Phone 10 am-noon  weekdays, 886-7663. #3  Wanted to rent or buy, small  modern 2 bdrm. house. Reas.  monthly payments, refs., adults.  886-3569. #4  1-2 bdrm w/f cottage or cabin.  Gibsons-Roberts Creek, approx.  $200. h.iv- r��i 736-1736.      #5  South Coast  Ford     -4  1986 FORD F150  PICKUP  6 cyl., 4 speed,  As New. low kms  "Red"  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  South Coast  llil^ordlili..  1983 FORD  RANGER  4 cyl.. 4 speed  Nice Condition, 49,000 kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  PL 5936 885-3281 J  Lg. W. Sechelt view home, 5-8  bdrms., 2 FP - 1 in master  bdrm., 3 baths, well mannered  pets & kids OK, long term lease  or agreement for sale. 885-5495.  #3  Waterfront, Pender Hrbr., 1  bdrm. house, elec. ht., F/S,  W/D, fab. view. 883-9446 to  leave message. #3  1   bdrm.   house,   Gibsons,  $250/m. 988-5347. #3  Deluxe view townhouse, Sechelt,  3 bdrm. plus. 885-3410.        #3  2 bdrm. trailer, Beach Ave.,  Roberts Creek, large lot, avail.  Jan. 15, $300/m. utilities inc.  885-4657. #3  Bonniebrook area, large clean 1  bdrm. suite, self-contained,  ground level. 886-7581 after 4  pm.        #4  WF cottage, Vh bdrm., FP,  Granthams, suits older person,  sorry no dogs, $350/m.  886-8284. #4  MS**}***  c  For Rent  Sm. cottage, fully furn., linen,  dishes, etc., elec. heat, suit one  per., c/port, no pets, $350/m.  inc. util. 886-9336. #4  1 bdrm. trailer for rent, Feb. 1,  S225/m. 886-9625. #4  RENT OR LEASE  5000 sq. ft. commercial/warehouse space, Hwy.  frontage, paved yard, 24' inside  clearance, propane heat. Interested parties please contact  886-2664, 8am - 5pm,  Mon.-Fri. TFN  Nice 2 bdrm. WF home, Rbts.  Ck., avail. Dec. 1, refs. please,  $475/m. 886-2000. TFN  ��� ���**���**������*���  Prime New  Commercial  Space Available  800-2500 sq. ft.  *  *  *  *  ***** Good Traffic  ***** "-Parking  ***** "-Exposure  * ��� ��� *  +  *  *i  Bids For Janitoral Services  Royal Canadian Legion, Gibsons  Received up to midnight, Jan.  23/87. Lowest bid not  necessarily accepted. Job  description available at  Legion.  Continued from pajjc 3  MINI  STORAGE  886-8628  #4  House for rent, Mermaid St.,  Sechelt Village. 2 bdrm.. Ige  fenced yard. W/D. F/S. avail.  Feb. 16, $450/mo.. Stan or  Diane Anderson, 885-3211 or  885-2385. #3  Prime office space for rent in  friendly downtown location,  $150/mo. 886-9213 #5  3 bdrm mobile home with large  addition; private lot. Close to  amenities. S360/mo. 886-2998.  #3  EXECUTIVE HOUSE APTS  1 & 2 bdrm. apts. for rent. reas.  rates, close to shopping &  schools, S/F & drapes, hot water  inc. in rent. Phone 886-7097. #4  3 BR. house on 2 acres, barn,  workshop, guest cottage.  Suitable for horse. All within 1  km. of Gibsons, mall, pool,  schools. $475. 886-2543.       #5  1 bdrm. apt.. $250/mo., utilities  incl. Refs. req. Sec. Dep.  886-9233. #3  2 bdrm., clean mobile home on  view lot, Madeira Park. $350 per  mo. 883-9050. #5  2 bdrm. house, Davis Bay,  shared yard, studio loft, no pets.  $300/mo. 885-3835. #3  WATERFRONT  1 bdrm., lower duplex, F/S,  drapes & carpets, walking  distance to lower Gibsons, shops,  util. inc., $320/m. plus damage  dep., ref. req., immed. poss.,  1-464-7664. #4  1 bdrm. apt., top floor in clean,  quiet, central Gibsons building,  heat & hot water inc., laundry in  bldg.. adults only, no pets, avail.  Jan. 1.886-9038. #4  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  Office space for rent, 2nd floor  above Gibsons Building Supplies.  886-8141. TFN  1, 2. 3 bdrm. apts. heat and  cable vision inc., reasonable  rents. 886-9050. TFN  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994, 7-10 pm. TFN  * 886-8886  * 9:30-5:30  ************  4 bdrm. house in Gibsons, wood  stove, FP, fridge/stove, close to  shopping & school. 886-3908. #4  3 bdrm., Roberts Creek, 5 appl..  F/P, vac & alarm syst., skylight,  no pets. $500. Van. 439-1652 or  weekends, 886-8725. #4  Lg. condo. central Gibsons,  water view, 3-4 bdrms., 2 floors,  1V2 baths, 4 appliances, W/W,  well-insulated, cable inc., avail.  Feb. 1, $450/m. 886-2694 eves.  #3  Self-cont. fully furn. bachelor  suite, lower Gibsons, view, no  pets. 278-9224. #3  South Coast  y-      Ford       ���  1986 RELIANT SE  4 DOOR  ���: cyi    Au'o  low Kiiib. Warranty  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  3 bdrm. bright clean apt., electric  stove, fridge, $350/m.  886-8628. #4  10 x 68 trailer w/addition, 2  bdrms..  wood  heat,  first/last  month's rent required. $300.  886-8450. #4  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  7'. modern two bedroom  townhouse  : '. one and a half baths  r.'I fully carpeted  [1 five appliances including  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  G private sundeck  L. enclosed garage  C family oriented  'Z. close to Sunnycrest Mall,  schools, tennis court &  jogging field  [.; good references required  $450 per month  Call Peter, 886-9997  evenings  South Coast  Ford      \  1985 PONTIAC  ACADIAN  4 Cylinder. Automatic,  Good Condition  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  ^s  Help Wanted  All resumes are not created  equal! Call Arbutus Office Services. 885-5212. #3  "Instructor to teach Early  Childhood Education Child  Growth and Development (2-part  course). Prefer Certified Daycare  Supervisor with appropriate  educational background. Position  available immediately." Phone  Continuing Education 886-8841  Noon - 7 pm lor further information. #3  Exp. babysitter to care for 9 mo.  old & occasionally 4 yr. old, 3-4  hrs., 2-3 times wk. Prefer my  home, Roberts Creek. Ref. req.  886-8549 eves. #4  Sbuth Coast  c     Ford       A  1986 MAZDA  GLC 323, 4 door  4 cyl automatic,  as new  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  PL 5936 885-3281  All Resumes Are Not Created  Equal! Call Arbutus Office Services, 885-5212. #5  Work steady at the Cedars. Opening for regular part-time kitchen  help, must be innovative, willing  to learn. Some experience required. Phone Monday to  Wednesday. 9 am - 11 am only:  Ken 886-8171.  #3  Sechelt co. looking for part-time  people for production type work.  Exp. not essential. Positive attitude is. Suited ideally for midlife  women wanting a little more than  daily duties. For more information  contact Box 2403, Sechelt, B.C.  #3  On site tech. manager required  for salmon farm development &  operation on South Saltspring  Island. Should have tech. training  in aquaculture & good hands on  exp. Apply in confidence to  Saltspring Aquafarms, Box 576,  Ganges, Saltspring Island, B.C.".  #5  Exp. waitresses required. Bar  exp. desirable. Apply in person,  Seaview Gardens, Gibsons.  886-9219. 11:30 am to 3 pm.  Tues thru Sunday. #5  LICENCED SCALER  Must have metric and  FBM   endorsement.  Send Resume to:  Crown Forest Ind.,  Goliath Bay Operations,  Box 279, Madeira Pk.  Referral co-ordinator interim part-  time position, 6 mos., 12 hr. per  week, interviewing & placing  volunteers & maintaining records^  'Experience in interviewing and*  knowledge of local community  and service organizations; required. Data entry experience on  IBM computers an asset. Submit  resume by Jan. 28. 4 pm to  Manager, Volunteer Action Centre, Box 1069. Sechelt. VON  3A0. #4  Program co-ordinator for adult  day care centre, 3 days a week.  Duties inc. program development, staff & volunteer coordination & supervision. Must  have supervisory training & ex-  per. Valid 1st aid cert. & exper.  in adult day care or related field.  Pref. to those with specialty in  gerontology. Car essential. Start  at approx. $11 per hr. Applic.  deadline Feb. 9/87. Start Apr  1/87. Apply to Administrator,  Box 2420, Sechelt. B.C. VON  3A0. #5  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following letter was received for  publication.  Honourable Joe Clark  Minister of External Affairs  House of Commons  Ottawa, Ontario, K1A OGA  Dear Mr. Clark,  I have recently learned of the  terrible situation which presently exists in Guatemala. I wondered why the Canadian people  are not as appalled and outraged by such a state of affairs as I  am until 1 realized how very little we hear of Guatemala in the  regular media.  Please send me your appraisal of conditions in  Guatemala; of the cultural and  physical genocide of the Mayan  Indian peasant (which comprises some 60 per cent of the  population); of the appalling  human and civil rights violations and of the role that we, as  enormously privileged Canadians, can play in helping these  people.  I know that the Canadian  government has cut off bilateral  aid to Guatemala since 1981. I  would like your assurance that  this moratorium will not be  lifted until you are absolutely  positive that the present situation has been rectified and that  the Guatemalan people are truly  safe from the oppression and  violence they are suffering.  Since there are some 200,000  refugees from Guatemala, I  would also ask that you urge  your government to increase aid  for the refugee programs in  Mexico, (where living conditions , are atrocious) and in  Canada as well.  Is it possible that Canada  could initiate a campaign of  (  28.  Work Wanted  Drywall, workmanship  guaranteed. Joe 886-3280.     #4  Exp. housecleaner with refs., $7  per hour. 886-3822, work  886-2334. #4  /Yardwork, cleaning gutters, any  |odd job. Call Randy at 886-2597.  ' #4  Mother will babysit in my home,  references. 886-7837. #4  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  removal, insured, guaranteed  work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  South Coast  -      Ford       A  1982 OLDS  CUTLASS  4 Door  V8, automatic,  Air Cond., 1 Owner  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  V.  world attention on Guatemala  similar to what is happening  regarding South Africa? It  seems to me that the suffering  of Guatemalans is every bit as  severe and inconscionable as  that of black South Africans  and yet there is no widespread  outrage in the world and little  media attention is paid to their  plight.  No Commonwealth governments are meeting to plan  strategies to force a return to  civilian and civilized democracy  in Guatemala. Why not? I fear  that US interests in Central  America have immobilized the  will of other nations to act.  Guatemala  Editor,  I was distressed to learn  through a slide show on  Guatemala at the Arts Centre  January 7, that my pleasant illusion of Guatemala as a sunny  and peaceful extension of Mexico was hideously far from the  truth.  I wonder if I am alone in my  ignorance.  I knew about Nicaragua, El  Salvador, and Honduras but for  some reason I thought  Guatemala was okay. I hope  that others have raised this issue  with Mr. Clark, Foreign Affairs  Minister, and urge those who  haven't to write now.  1 believe your paper can help  by providing informative articles on these kinds of world  problems more frequently. Certainly our local central  American support group could  supply the information.  Lynn Chapman  While I recognize there are  many complexities involved, I  believe that Canada, as a "middle power" and a nation of conscience and goodwill, has an important role to play as an  unself-interested defender of  oppressed peoples.  I also believe that if the Canadian people were informed  about Guatemala you would  have their wholehearted support  for any initiatives you may  undertake to restore justice and  freedom in that country.  I await your response to the  points I have raised and the information you can provide me.  DL Chapman  Driftwood  Players  presents  ���TIME  A stirring collection of dramatic  bketches, written and directed by  Sechelt's  BETTY KELLER  THUR, FRI&SAT  JAN 22, 23 & 24,  J  8 PM ,  ROBERTS CREEK HALL;  TICKETS AT THE DOOR  ADULTS $5.00  STUDENTS $3.50  All Proceed* to  Eileen Glassford Arts Foundation  Work Wanted  CARETAKERS PLUS  Let us protect your rental investment for you. Yard maint. to total  caretaker service. Low rates.  Refs. avail. 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TFN  TREE TOPPING  Tree removal, limbing & falling.  Insured - lowest rates. Jeff Collins, 886-8225. #4  Grade 10 student at Elphi will  assist in upgrading math marks.  Ref. are avail. (Gr. 5-8) rate $5  hr. 886-7389 or 886-2788. ask  for Drew. #4  Any ideas for a business? Party  with limited capital would consider partnership. Box 242, c/o  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons,  B.C. VON IV0. #5  JACKSON BROTHERS LOGGING CO. LTD. is now accepting  proposals for 1987 Log Scaling Requirements at its Gray  Creek dry land sorting  grounds. Candidates must be  experienced in all phases of  scaling (FBM', metric, scrib-  ner). qualified under M0F requirements for' a licensed  scaler, and be able to provide  prompt computations and printouts. Please include rates on  a per metre, hourly, and per  section (for FBM) basis. Approx. 1987 volume is  90.000m3. Submit proposals  before Jan. 27, 1987 to:  RR#1. Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0.  Attn: Scaling Dept. 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Phone 378-6125. rrdra^K^Esr  Coast News, January 19,1987  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first entry drawn which  correctly locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons, by Saturday of this week. The winner of  our last Guess Where was Matthew Wagner, Box 1676, Gibsons,  who correctly located the kangaroo drawn Santa Claus as being on  the roof of Gibsons Elementary School Principal Colleen Elson's  house.  To everything there is a season, and in a season  of sorrow all nature seems to grieve. Yet when friends  and family are with you, light will shine through the  darkness as the sun through the forest leaves.  Let us lead you to a time of peace.  You know us...we know how to help.  1665 Reaview    >*iS\*' D.A. nFVI IM If ^  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  D.A. DEVLIN  Director  886-9551  Parents, students and staff at  Chatelech Secondary School  each made a presentation supporting the school board's efforts to acquire capital funding  for the expansion at Chatelech  when the board of school trustees met at Sechelt Elementary  School last Tuesday. The expansion was rated as a top  priority by the board in its application to the Ministry of  Education for capital funds.  However, the screening committee at the ministry reduced  the classification to medium  priority.  The board has sent a letter to  Tony Brummet, Minister of  Education, protesting the  reduction in the priority rating  and at the meeting, received a  document prepared by the staff  at the school from Principal  Brian Butcher, which outlined  the problems in detail.  This was followed by a  representation from the Parent  Advisory Group. Nancy Den-  ham gave members of the board  a copy of a letter that the group  has written to Tony Brummet  pointing out that, "The original  design called for junior high  school students only...", and  listing six specific examples of  over-crowded conditions in the  school.  "As these examples clarify,"  the letter states, "teaching time  is limited by the necessity to  rearrange furniture. The unnecessary disruption and movement interferes with the quality  of learning in the classroom."  Student council president,  Michael Rogers, addressed the  meeting on behalf of the student  body at Chatelech. He asked the  board for "help in obtaining an  area where the students in the  school can get together."  According to Rogers, an accreditation team that was  recently at the school made the  recommendation that, "We implement strategies for fostering  social interaction of the  students." "This is difficult to  do," he says, "jammed between  two rows of lockers."  Speaking with the Coast  News later, Rogers said that the  students had raised $800 so far  to help pay for furnishings, etc.,  if and when the lounge is built.  Chairman Maureen Clayton  told the meeting that she has  recently been informed that, "It  is part of the open government  policy now that this issue is  open for discussion with the  ministry." She assured the  delegation that the board would  be pursuing the matter.  Halfmoon Bay to  get new school  Preparations are going ahead  for the building of a new school  at Halfmoon Bay. At the school  board meeting last week,  trustees agreed to proceed with  choosing an architect for the  project after hearing from a  delegation from the Halfmoon  Bay Parents Group.  Parent group chairman, Liz  Wright, presented a letter to the  trustees which expressed the  concern of parents of the Grade  3 class who want to keep their  children in their community  school, something which is impossible without a new facility.  The district received $125,000  in funds from the government  to proceed with site development and architectural plans  last spring. However, the deed  to the land is still awaiting an  Order-in-Council from the provincial government.  Last fall the board applied  for permission to start doing  perk tests and cutting survey  lines on the proposed school site  and received a letter of tenure  allowing it shortly before  Christmas.  Secretary-Treasurer Roy  Mills, informed the board that  the district has already been approached by a number of architects when the grant was announced last spring and their  names are already on file.  The board will advertise their  intention of hiring an architect  and hope to make a selection by  February 10.  ULTRA FUELS  Furnace Oil  Stove Oil  27*   per Litre  31 �� per Litre  Diesel Oil 34.5 per Litre  Purple Diesel     31.5 per Litre  "Complete line of Lubricating Oils"  FINE DINING  Fair Prices  ^  Reopening Thurs.. 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Gibsons  BUS  OMEGA  Terminal  Gibsons  Marina  Sunnycrest  'Mall  CONTRACTING  'Note there  "First-Ferry'  NO BUS  will be no  " run on Saturdays  SUNDAYS  ���5:55  8:00  10:00  :00  :50  4:00  6:00  Lower  Bus  Shelter  v*  POMFRET  CONSTRUCTION  For all aspects of  residential & commercial construction  885t9692    PO Box 623, Gibsons, B.C.  *\  IM1NI-BUS SCHEDULE!  The Dock,  Leaves Sechelt  for Gibsons  Cowrie Street  Monday  8:40 a.m.  f^'* 10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  Tuesday       Wednesday  8:40 a.m.  '10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  8:40 a.m.  *10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  ���6:03  8:03  10:03  12:03  1:53  4:03  6:03  Thursday  8:40 afttr.  '10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  :erry  Terminal  ���6:10  8:10  10:10  12:10  2:05  4:10  6:10  ���*S��"  V  HOUSES TO LOCK-UP OR COMPLETION  AND ��� RENOVATIONS ��� ADDITIONS  CONSTRUCTION Jt~    IFsiifrany  &)������������  Leaves Gibsons 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m.  tor Sechelt *10:45a.m. 11:45 a.m. *10:45a.m. 11:45 a.m.  Lower Gibsons.' * 1:35 p.m. 1:50 p.m. * l:3#p.m. *  1:35 p.m.  Municipal Parking Lot, ' 4:00 p.m. * 4:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. * 4:00 p.m.  Friday  '8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  10.45 am  4:00 p m.  Bonniebrook Industries Ltd.-  1686-7064  V Soptte tank pumping  ���   ��� Concrat* wptlc tanks, ��tc.  ,   * MoMto.ttaitt, * ion, 18' d#ck, 55' rewju  . '   * Portabto toilet rentals  Need this space?  C;ill  the  COAST   NEWS  .it   886 2622 or 885 3930  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  ��� CABINETS -  886-9411  Showroom Kern's Plaza, Hwy 101  Open: Monday to Saturday, 104 pm  Gower Pt. Rd.  * "LOWER ROAD" route - via Flume Road. Beach Avenue & Lower Road  * MISC SERVICES #  CHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  - CHAINSAW LTD.  Coast Concrete Pumping  ^ESJsp��, Foundations  rf|y^vi$>^i FREE ESTIMATES  ~'~'    ^" JohnParton     885-5537  ���886-3436  V.  WHY SETTLE FOR LESS! GET THE BEST!  WORD PROCESSING By "CLASSIC"  (Typing and Secretarial Services)  ��� Business Correspondence       ��� Reports  ��� Resumes ��� Newsletters _  Confidential - Accurate - Affordable           J *'  ROOFING  Classic Office Automation'  , r'-> ir,.nra      . ���*  Specializing in all types of  FREE)      commercial & residential roofing  ..:,. ALL WORK  ^ESTIMATES  886-2087 eves.   pureed,  ��� cu: Swanson's  KIJJ.  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ROLAND'S   HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD  ��� 5" Continuous aluminum gutter  ��� Aluminum soffits & fascias  ��� Built-in vacuum systems ;:  ��� Vinyl siding 885-^562  WEDDING ��� PORTRAIT ��� FAMILY ���CGMMFRGA!  25 YEARS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  - DON HUNTER  Bo* i; 19  Photography 886-3049  We Come To You Anywhere On The Sunshine Coast   <  Coast Candid Camera  The video album, video letter     Camera  or video documentation $35/day  Camera & Photographer $35/hour  V 885-7616 or 888-2281 J 18.  Coast News, January 19,1987  Tomkies bows out  I he Richard Tomkies 'swan  song" appeared to strike a sour  note with some people at last  week's meeting of the Sunshine  Coast Tourism Association  (SCTA).  Tomkies concluded a presentation on an economic strategy  lot the Sunshine Coast with the  announcement that he would be  leaving both the SCTA and the  ; rea. He told the meeting that  his firm has been hired to pro-  r.ioie a here-to-fore "forbidden" province of China and he  would be spending most of his  time out of the country for the  ri'.-xi few years.  Before concluding and taking  questions, Tomkies expressed  his thanks to Jim McDowell  and Allan Crane for their  a.-.sistance in his work.  When questioned by Bryan  owner of Bonniebrook  Rubin,  Lodge, on who was going to be  responsible for the debts created  by the Aqua West fiasco,  Tomkies said "that is not on the  agenda tonight. It has been  dealt with in a letter to the vice-  president and you should direct  your inquiries to him."  Vice-president Ed Traff was  not at the meeting. However,  when contacted later he said  that while Tomkies is president,  he is still in charge of the situation.  Traff told The Coast News,  "We are in negotiation with  Sechelt District Council to purchase the assets of Aqua West.  These have been ongoing for  some time and we should have  an agreement soon."  When asked about elections  for the association, Traff said  that the constitution requires 30  days notice, so a new executive  should be in place within a  month or two.  "A lot of us are hoping for  some re-structuring," he said.  in an interview late last week,  Bryan Rubin expressed concern  about residual bad feelings in  the business community about  past SCTA projects.  "Before we can move forward we have to clean up the  mess that's left," he said.  Rubin admitted that may be  difficult, but he's emphatic that  the problem must be addressed,  and will be consulting a lawyer  to clarify the fiscal liability of  the association and its members.  "I don't know what's happening to the Aqua West debt,  and no one else seems to. The  only one who does is Richard  Tomkies."  Residents organize to  protect Sechelt Inlet  At a meeting held Wednesday, January 14 at Chatelech  Secondary School, a group of  32 residents took the first steps  towards forming a Sechelt Inlet  Environmental Protection  Society and elected a seven  member executive.  Elected were: Chairperson,  Judy Wilson; Secretary, Lynn  Forrest; Treasurer, Paul Murphy; Members at Large, Graham Boyd, Trevor Kirby, Bob  Patrick, and Gerry Kirk.  The meeting adopted a summary of concerns compiled  from an initial meeting of the  group in December. The concerns focused on the potential  impact of the fish farming industry on water quality, on  recreational use of the inlet, and  on the potential harm to the  Sunshine Coast tourism and  recreational industry.  In forming an environmental  protection society the group  identified the rapid expansion  of the fish farming industry in  the inlet as a major concern at  this time but recognized the  need for an ongoing organization to deal with environmental  and recreational issues as they  arise.  The meeting received a letter  from the Sunshine Coast Regional District inviting the  group to be represented on the  district's Foreshore Advisory  Committee which is currently  seeking funding for a comprehensive study of the Sechelt  Inlet foreshore. The group  agreed to send a representative.  Chairperson Judy Wilson informed the meeting that the  Waste Management Branch had  denied the request by several  residents for a public hearing into the application by Aquarius  Seafarms to discharge wastes into the Sechelt Inlet from their  hatchery at Grey Creek.  The meeting received a list of  recommendations arising from  the Gillespie Commission. 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