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 ^r*,?c-"*  Legislative Library  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  90_8  by Ellen Frith  * A fairly comprehensive mon-  toring report for the month of  October which provides information onjactivities undertaken  for the expansion project at the  Howe Sound Pulp and Paper  (HSPP) mill in Port Mellon has  just recently been released.  ���The report, compiled by  Connor Development Services  Limited  (CDSL)  of  Victoria  who are consulting sociologists,  highlights, among other things,  events and activities currently  underway, community observations on different concerns  associated with the expansion  project and proposed activities.  It is part of an ongoing program  which includes meetings between Gibsons Council and  HSPP representative Harry  Cargo and which will continue  through the construction phase  of the HSPP project.  It follows, to quote the introduction to the report, "a  series of community activities  from August 1988 to May 1989  which identified key features of  the community, projected likely  positive and negative effects of  the expansion project on the  ""residents and noted ways in  which these effects could be  managed for the benefit of the  community."  More specifically, the October report deals with issues  raised by Gibsons Council in its  October 10 meeting with Cargo.  According to the report, that  meeting was to discuss past and  current effects of the expansion  project and council considered  the project to have had significant impact on the following:  "the post office, ie. increased  mail requires more staff;  "increased number of stu  dents in schools;  "more traffic on the roads  (many of the trailer loads come  into Gibsons before going to the  mill the next day);  "reduction to the number of  tourists able to find accommodation in Gibsons."  According to the CDSL  report, with regard to the first  items, Cargo promised to write  Canada Post to see whether it  could have some influence in in  creasing the staff level in town.  Regarding the situation in the  Coast schools, it was agreed  there were more students than  two years ago but HSPP said t%t  the October 10 meeting, it needed more information on the  number of new students which  are due to the project in order tb  respond effectively.  The CDSL report lists the  following figures which indicate  Please turn to page 12  The Sunshine  Published oh the Sunshine Coast  25* per copy on news stands  December 4,1989    Volume 43     Issue 49  This little boy didn't have his list ready for Santa Clans on Saturday but he was able to point to what  he wanted. Santa arrived at Sunnycrest Mall thanks to the Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department and  will be available to hear wish-lists every Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon from now until  Christmas. v? , ���Ellen Frith photo  Meeting inconclusive  Gibsons divided  on park proposal  by FJlen Frith  ;    Opinions   seemed   equally  ; divided at last week's public  ;meeting which was called by the  ;town in .order to gauge tax-  : ���payers^  feelings on the new  1 waterfront park.- being used by  the Sunshine Coast Maritime  History Society (SCMHS) as a  temporary site for its two-year  _792-Discovery-1992 project. A  motion in support of the project  sjibject to a number of stipula^  tions is presently on the table  and Gibsons Council will be  ; voting on it at its December 5  council meeting.  I Mayor. Diane   Strom   had  pressed,   at   the   council's  November 21 meeting, the importance of input from the taxpayers before a council decision  was made because, she said,  ?It's   tfyeir   (the   taxpayers)  Approximately 60 people  crowded into the council  chambers for the meeting and at  least 20 people took the opportunity of speaking out either for  Or against the project. Joe  Belanger, SCMHS Projects Coordinator, was present to  answer any specific questions  addressed to the society.  The SCMHS is asking the  town permission for the exclusive use of its new waterfront  park property for two years in  order to build a full scale, working replica of Captain Vancouver's ship The Discovery.  After the project is completed,  two thirds of the land will be  returned as developed park and  the remaining one third would  continue being used for  museum/attraction purposes.  The ship would be built on a  floating dock which would later  be moved to the Hillside Industrial Park, and the museum  will be housed in the old firehall  which the SCMHS proposes to  relocate from its present site on  Gower Point Road to the waterfront park where it will be  renovated.  To date, Gibsons does not  have any specific plans for the  park although Town Planner  Rob Buchan has begun inY  vestigating the various  possibilities open to the town in  regards to acquiring grant funding for developing the land.  Strom said, at the meeting, she  is in favour of a "people park".  One of the grayest concerns  stated by former Gibsons mayor  Lome Blain and Shared by a  number of others at the meeting  is the possible damage any of  the society's proposed dredging  in the harbour might cause to  the town's artesian well water  supply which extends out under  the sea in that area.  If the proposed dredging  would endanger the water supply, Belanger said, "of course, it  wouldn't be done." Strom added that any engineering sounding studies proposed and paid  for by the SCMHS to verify the  thickness of the crust separating  the artesian water from the sea  water would be done by town-  approved engineers.  Other concerns included the  proposition of a commercial  venture going into a public park  and of it being utilized by one  special interest group; the financial viability of the project; and  the damage in the area to the  ducks and other birds who now  live in the park.  Those in favour of the project stressed the probable  tourism draw of the project; the  advantages which could be afforded the lower town through  having an 18th-century marine  theme; and the jobs created for  local craftsmen and others in  the building of the ship.  Over 50 recommendations  Sechelt discusses  Cuff Report  by Caryl Worden  Sechelt District Council  dealt with more than 50 issues  ranging from pay packages to  reporting procedures in a special  meeting held November 30. The  five-hour session dealt with  recommendations made by  George Cuff and Associates in a  corporate review commissioned  .   by council last spring.  The report, received by council six weeks ago, is as thick as  the Vancouver Yellow Pages  and contains nearly as many  reference functions. It covers  such 'motherhood' issues as an  overall corporate plan, a three  to five year capital budget, and  policy procedures as well as  specifics such as frequency of  meetings, agenda format and  :to the exact roles of aldermen,  Hma^<Vhand administrator.  ,^jMith Alderman Graham acting as deputy mayor in Tom  Meredith's absence, council endorsed in principal the majority  of the 'Cuff Report', much of  which dealt with general  management topics. Staffing  issues such as management skill  training sessions, performance  appraisals and a staff development training plan were  unanimously adopted.  The recommendation to build  a new municipal hall large  enough to accommodate the  staff needed to properly "serve  a population of 10,000 to  15,000" was also solidly endorsed. Sechelt Administrator  Malcolm Shanks commented  that the proposed complex for  Block 7 had been designed with  such a population growth in  mind, and should be sufficient  for 10 years.  The one recommendation  that was rejected by council  dealt with 'in camera' or closed  sessions. Cuff advised that  "were disagreement to rise,  that council convene an in  camera session to discuss the  matter and seek resolution...".  This would exclude the media,  general public and sometimes  staff from such sessions.  Alderman Bob Wilson, in  voting against the motion said:  "The purpose of having private  meetings at our level government is so that we can discuss  the purchase or selling of real  estate and issues dealing with  personnel. We don't go into a  closed session so we can have a  private fight."  Agreeing, Alderman Joyce  Kolibas stated: "If we can't  discuss openly, have a disagreement, what's wrong with us?"  In a related section of the  report, the aldermen voted in  favour of the recommendation  that rules of confidentiality be  enforced during any session  which is in camera. "If council  votes five to one in favour of a  matter (in camera), that sixth  person doesn't go to the press  (with the details)," Alderman  Bob Wells stressed. "If you go  into a confidential meeting,  nothing is to come out of that  meeting."  "And we have experienced  this very recently," added  Wilson."It was the mayor who  was the offender, because he  determined what was and  wasn't confidential. This was  '���Byvsp-.  Jiliiii^iiiili^i^^^Hw  not his decision to make."  Several of the recommendations were tabled. Section 18 of  the report deals with the  organizational structure, including the possible addition of  administrative positions such as  a director of engineering and  director of corporate services or  a treasurer. Such a move would  cost "a minimum of $100,000  without putting pen to paper,"  Wilson commented.  The compensation (salary)  system that is to be developed  was also tabled and will be  discussed at the next special  council session, scheduled for  December 11.  Vern's memorial  The memorial chapel of Devlin Funeral Home was full and  overflowing on Tuesday, November 28, for the memorial service for Vern Elliott, Coast News photographer.  Regional Board Chairman Peggy Connor, Sechelt Band  Chief Tom Paul, and Economic Development Commission  Chairman Maurice Egan were among the friends of Vern  who were present, coining from all over the Coast fromJKeats  Island to Garden Bay.  Fellow Coast News staffers and others paid tribute to  Vern, David Morgan of Roberts Crtek provided the Wusfc  -and Padre Jim Whittles of the Roberts Creek Legion offered  the closing prayer for the departed.  It has been karnt this past week that Vera died instantaneously when hit from behind by a vehicle at approximately  8 pm on Monday, November 20.  No charges have yet been laid. The police investigation  continues.  Sculpture  must moire  Dudley Carter's big cedar bird, a landmark on Gower  Point Road down near Gibsons Marina is looking for a new  home. Its "nest" has recently been sold.  The bird has been offered to the Town of Gibsons for  $15,000 and although the town can't afford that kind of  money, it's interested in trying to raise the funds if it can find  a suitable location for the sculpture.  One suggestion is by the pond in Holland Park.  Telephones in hands and hats on heads, SCRD Chairman Peggy  Connor (left) and Gibsons Mayor Diane Strom help out at Saturday's Elves Club Telethon at the Channel 11 studio at Elphinstone  Secondary School. ���Ellen Frith photo  'V Legislative Library  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  90_8  by Ellen Frith  ���* A fairly comprehensive mon-  toring report for the month of  October which provides information ohJactivities undertaken  for the expansion project at the  Howe Sound Pulp and Paper  (HSPP) mill in Port Mellon has  just recently been released.  ���The report, compiled by  Connor Development Services  Limited  (CDSL)  of  Victoria  who are consulting sociologists,  highlights, among other things,  events and activities currently  underway, community observations on different concerns  associated with the expansion  project and proposed activities.  It is part of an ongoing program  which includes meetings between Gibsons Council and  HSPP representative Harry  Cargo and which will continue  through the construction phase  of the HSPP project.  It follows, to quote the introduction to the report, "a  series of community activities  from August 1988 to May 1989  which identified key features of  the community, projected likely  positive and negative effects of  the expansion project on the  ""residents and noted ways in  which these effects could be  managed for the benefit of the  community^"  More specifically, the October report deals with issues  raised by Gibsons Council in its  October 10 meeting with Cargo.  According to the report, that  meeting was to discuss past and  current effects of the expansion  project and council considered  the project to have had significant impact on the following:  "the post office, ie. increased  mail requires more staff;  "increased number of stu  dents in schools;  "more traffic on the roads  (many of the trailer loads come  into Gibsons before going to the  mill the next day);  "reduction to the number of  tourists able to find accommodation in Gibsons."  According to the CDSL  report, with regard to the first  items, Cargo promised to write  Canada Post to see whether it  could have some influence in in  creasing the staff level in town.  Regarding the situation in the  Coast schools, it was agreed  there were more students than  two years ago but HSPP said t%t  the October 10 meeting, it needed more information on the  number of new students which  are due to the project in order tb  respond effectively.  The CDSL report lists the  following figures which indicate  Please turn to page 12  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast 25' per copy on news stands December4,1989     Volume43      Issue49  This little boy didn't have his list ready for Santa Claus on Saturday but he was able to point to what  he wanted. Santa arrived at Sunnycrest Mall thanks to the Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department and  will be available to hear wish-lists every Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon from now until  Christmas.   ''.''.���'"'' '.*'?���"���' , ���Ellen Frith photo  Meeting inconclusive  Gibsons divided  on park proposal  by Ellen Frith  Opinions   seemed   equally  ; divided at last week's public  ;meeting which was called by the  ���town in .order to gauge tax-  ���payefs?  feelings  on the  new  1 waterfront park.- being used by  the Sunshine Coast Maritime  History Society (SCMHS) as a  temporary site for its two-year  _792-Discovery-1992 project. A  motion in support of the project  sjibject to a number of stipulations is presently on the table  and Gibsons Council will be  : voting on it at its December 5  council meeting.  : Mayor. Diane   Strom   had  pressed,   at   the   council's  November 21 meeting, the importance of input from the taxpayers before a council decision  was made because, she said,  ?It's   their   (the   taxpayers)  Approximately 60 people  crowded into the council  chambers for the meeting and at  least 20 people took the opportunity of speaking out either for  Or against the project. Joe  Belanger, SCMHS Projects Coordinator, was present to  answer any specific questions  addressed to the society.  The SCMHS is asking the  town permission for the exclusive use of its new waterfront  park property for two years in  order to build a full scale, working replica of Captain Vancouver's ship The Discovery.  After the project is completed,  two thirds of the land will be  returned as developed park and  the remaining one third would  continue being used for  museum/attraction purposes.  The ship would be built on a  floating dock which would later  be moved to the Hillside Industrial Park, and the museum  will be housed in the old firehall  which the SCMHS proposes to  relocate from its present site on  Gower Point Road to the waterfront park where it will be  renovated.  To date, Gibsons does not  have any specific plans for the  park although Town Planner  Rob Buchan has begun investigating the various  possibilities open to the town in  regards to acquiring grant funding for developing the land.  Strom said, at the meeting, she  is in favour of a "people park".  One of the grayest concerns  stated by former Gibsons mayor  Lome Blain and Shared by a .  number of others at the meeting  is the possible damage any of  the society's proposed dredging  in the harbour might cause to  the town's artesian well water  supply which extends out under  the sea in that area.  If the proposed dredging  would endanger the water supply, Belanger said, "of course, it  wouldn't be done." Strom added that any engineering sounding studies proposed and paid  for by the SCMHS to verify the  thickness of the crust separating  the artesian water from the sea  water would be done by town-  approved engineers.  Other concerns included the  proposition of a commercial  venture going into a public park  and of it being utilized by one  special interest group; the financial viability of the project; and  the damage in the area to the  ducks and other birds who now  live in the park.  Those in favour of the project stressed the probable  tourism draw of the project; the  advantages which could be afforded the lower town through  having an 18th-century marine  theme; and the jobs created for  local craftsmen and others in  the building of the ship.  Over 50 recommendations  Sechelt discusses  Cuff Report  by Caryl Worden  Sechelt District Council  dealt with more than 50 issues  ranging from pay packages to  reporting procedures in a special  meeting held November 30. The  five-hour session dealt with  recommendations made by  George Cuff and Associates in a  corporate review commissioned  -   by council last spring.  The report, received by council six weeks ago, is as thick as  the Vancouver Yellow Pages  and contains nearly as many  reference functions. It covers  such 'motherhood' issues as an  overall corporate plan, a three  to five year capital budget, and  policy procedures as well as  specifics such as frequency of  meetings, agenda format and  f.to the exact roles of aldermen,  Hma^n&tftfid ^administrator.  ,j^th Alderman Graham acting as deputy mayor iri Tom  Meredith's absence, council endorsed in principal the majority  of the 'Cuff Report', much of  which dealt with general  management topics. Staffing  issues such as management skill  training sessions, performance  appraisals and a staff development training plan were  unanimously adopted.  The recommendation to build  a hew municipal hall large  enough to accommodate the  staff needed to properly "serve  a population of 10,000 to  15,000" was also solidly endorsed. Sechelt Administrator  Malcolm Shanks commented  that the proposed complex for  Block 7 had been designed with  such a population growth in  mind, and should be sufficient  for 10 years.  The one recommendation  that was rejected by council  dealt with 'in camera' or closed  sessions. Cuff advised that  "were disagreement to rise,  that council convene an in  camera session to discuss the  matter and seek resolution...".  This would exclude the media,  general public and sometimes  staff from such sessions.  Alderman Bob Wilson, in  voting against the motion said:  "The purpose of having private  meetings at our level government is so that we can discuss  the purchase or selling of real  estate and issues dealing with  personnel. We don't go into a  closed session so we can have a  private fight."  Agreeing, Alderman Joyce  Kolibas stated: "If we can't  discuss openly, have a disagreement, what's wrong with us?"  In a related section of the  report, the aldermen voted in  favour of the recommendation  that rules of confidentiality be  enforced during any session  which is in camera. "If council  votes five to one in favour of a  matter (in camera), that sixth  person doesn't go to the press  (with the details)," Alderman  Bob Wells stressed. "If you go  into a confidential meeting,  nothing is to come out of that  meeting."  "And we have experienced  this very recently," added  Wilson. "It was the mayor who  was the offender, because he  determined what was and  wasn't confidential. This was  not his decision to make."  Several of the recommendations were tabled. Section 18 of  the report deals with the  organizational structure, including the possible addition of  administrative positions such as  a director of engineering and  director of corporate services or  a treasurer. Such a move would  cost "a minimum of $100,000  without putting pen to paper,"  Wilson commented.  The compensation (salary)  system that is to be developed  was also tabled and will be  discussed at the next special  council session, scheduled for  December 11.  Vern's memorial  The memorial chapel of Devlin Funeral Home was full and  overflowing on Tuesday, November 28, for the memorial service for Vern Elliott, Coast News photographer.  Regional Board Chairman Peggy Connor, Sechelt Band  Chief Tom Paul, and Economic Development Commission  Chairman Maurice Egan were among the friends of Vern  who were present, coming from all over the Coast front-Keats  Island to Garden Bay.  Fellow Coast News staffers and others paid tribute to  Vern, David Morgan of Roberts Creek provided the music  -and Padre Jjm Whittles of the Roberts Creek Legion offered  the closing prayer for the departed.  It has been learnt thkypast week that Vera died instantaneously when hit from behind by a vehicle at approximately  8 pm on Monday, November 20.  No charges have yet been laid. The police investigation  continues.  Sculpture  must move  Dudley Carter's big cedar bird, a landmark on Gower  Point Road down near Gibsons Marina is looking for a new  home. Its "nest" has recently been sold.  The bird has been offered to the Town of Gibsons for  $15,000 and although the town can't afford that kind of  money, it's interested in trying to raise the funds if it can find  a suitable location for the sculpture.  One suggestion is by the pond in Holland Park.  ������TJ  Telephones in hands and hats on heads, SCRD Chairman Peggy  Connor (left) and Gibsons Mayor Diane Strom help out at Saturday's Elves Club Telethon at the Channel 11 studio at Elphinstone  Secondary School. ���Ellen Frith photo  lilSlSi^^  7-;7S7:S*S^?e^^  mm^-..v^ttieK'-^mM*m%'^mm&F is-^mMifi'-^-y^  .*j '2.  Coast News, December 4,1989  I am not going to waste much time on the pit bull journalism that you as editor allowed to appear last week in the  pages of the journal for which you are responsible. Surely  in the history of journalism there can have been few more  savage attacks on the recently dead than appeared in the,  guise of a news story in The Press of November 28, 1989.  Rather, my choice is to focus on the role played by  yourself during the aftermath of the death of Vern Elliott.  You would have us see you as the Manly and Decent  Canadian speaking a few kind words over a Fallen Foe. I  don't buy it Mr. Price.  In every by-line in your paper you proclaim yourself Al  Price, The Press Editor. As editor you have a responsibility for what appears in your pages. A friend of Vern Elliott  phoned you immediately after his death and expressed  misgivings about what would happen if your main contributor wrote the story. You assured that all would be in  good taste. How do you look in the mirror these days, Al?  Then there is your editoral: no mention of the fact that  Vern was the victim of a criminal hit and run killing? Why  not? Why is the victim blamed?  You assert that Vern was intoxicated at the time of his  death. The police cannot say that; the coroner does not  say that; the only person who says that Vern Elliott was  intoxicated is an alleged and unnamed 'observer' in the  Peninsula Motor Hotel that apparently only your  reporter spoke to.  The management and staff of the hotel, who know Vern  well ���- he dropped off papers for patrons and staff in the  late afternoon, early evenings of his day off for many  months - say that he was his usual quiet and inoffensive  self on the evening of his death, sipped two half-pint  glasses of beer and left, as was his custom.  How dare you assert under the guise of a tribute that  Vern Elliott was intoxicated?  And then there are the juicy and entirely unsubstantiated speculations about a dead man's past and private  pain. Tawdry stuff, Mr. Price, tawdry stuff.  When Vern came to the rescue of your staff he always  did so with my full knowledge and consent. I didn't think  it would be appreciated - and can you now say that I was  wrong - but I had enough sense to not stand between Vern  and his generous and kindly instincts. He was a man of integrity, you see, and while integrity to those who don't  have it is a sham or a myth, for Vern Elliott it was a  lifestyle.  Let it be recorded, Jim McDowell was no stranger to  the kindly generosity of Vern Elliott. Not too long ago  McDowell was handsomely paid by the Town of Gibsons for the production of a brochure. That production  could not have been possible without the pictures of  Vern Elliott, freely given.  Mr. Price, it is my clear opinion that if there is  anything more despicable that the twisted vindictiveness  of your lead story of November 28, it is the banal-  hypocrisy of yourself in this matter, for it is you that has  the responsibility of deciding what shall see print and  what shall not.  It is, further, my clear opinion that in allowing the printing of this savage character assassination of the tragically  dead you have indicated your unfitness to occupy an  editorial chair. It is an opinion that I will not hesitate to  voice whenever I am asked wherever newspapermen  gather.  Permit me, Mr. Price, a last aside to your publisher:  Mr. Proctor, in my time as newspaperman on this Coast  your family has known the pain and anguish of a terrible  highway accident. That pain and anguish was not compounded by sensational and distorted reporting of the  event. Are you capable of understanding that?  John Burnside  >*<uyy  .from the Mt* of the COAST NEWS  j. ___ ���*v ���> v %   ������  5 YEARS AGO  The Roberts Creek Reservoir, situated at the top of Geddes  ���Road is nearing completion. The sides are finished and the  next sunny days should see the grouting of the roof.  10 YEARS AGO  The Oddfellows Lodge recognize a truly veteran member  when Tom Perry of Gibsons receives a 50-year membership pin  and life membership certificate.  20 YEARS AGO  ���    RCMP announced the arrival of a breathalizer unit in the  local area for the first time.  30 YEARS AGO  An $850,000 expansion program, involving new buildings at  Gibsons and Sechelt, has been launched by BC Telephone  Company on the Sunshine Coast.  40 YEARS AGO  Gibsons municipal clerk Robert Burns laid the chips on the  line when he addressed the Sechelt Board of Trade in Anne's  Coffee Shop in Selma Park on the subject of incorporation.  Burns warned the board that incorporation would probably  mean higher wages.  The Sunshine  Published by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editor: Ellen Frith  Caryl Worden  Dave Fraser  Production Mgr: Jane Stuart  Office Mgr: Anne Thomsen  Dee Grant  Advertising Mgr: Fran Burnside  John Gilbert  Jean Broccoli  Sherri Payne  Brian McAndrew  Bev Cranston  Bonnie McHeffey  the SUNSHINE COAST NEWS is a locally owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, BC every Monday by Glassford  Press Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0. Gibsons Tel. 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930; Pender Harbour Tel. 883-9099; Gibsons Fax Tel. 886-7725. 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  i Canada: 1 year S35; 6 months $20; Foreign; 1 year J40  A sad day  for the Coast  One definition in the dictionary of the word 'outrage',  is, "an act that violates accepted  standards of behaviour or  taste", and it is perhaps rare  these days that any one act can  outrage an entire and diverse  community since standards of  behaviour and taste are so  varied.  Therefore it is to give The  Press some credit that with its  front page news story on Vern  Elliott's death, which was both  inaccurate and mean-spirited, it  managed to transcend all the  many differences of personal  taste and standards of behaviour on the Sunshine Coast and  in doing so outraged just about  everybody. Y .  I  joined  the  many,  many  others who wrote to The^fjress /  -last week to protest that ;n$ws  story with the following: '$���)���  Dear Mr. Price:  Perhaps it is unusual for the  editor of one newspaper to write  a letter to the editor of another,  allegedly rival publication but,  in this case, the blatant  disregard for the sensibilities of  this community along with the  nonobservance of the guidelines  of good journalism demand a  response. I am speaking, of  course, in regards to your  November 28, 1989, front page  news story on the hit and run  death of Vern Elliott.  It is true that as a friend and  co-worker of Mr. Elliott's, I am  appalled at the insensitivity of  Jim McDowell's report on what  was the tragic and criminal  death of a good man. But I suppose that it is your privilege as  editor of The Press and that of  Richard Proctor as its publisher, to encourage any particular angle to a news story you  prefer. My objection is to the  extremely poor quality of the  actual reporting that took place.  Any one of us could fall victim  to a crime and, if that should  ever happen, I feel that, at the  very least, the elementary and  basic guidelines of responsible  journalism should be followed  in reporting the incident.  To keep this letter short, I  will not go through Mr.  McDowell's story paragraph by  paragraph, suffice it to say here  that allegations, innuendos, unsubstantiated facts and unat-  tributed statements in regard to  Mr. Elliott's character and the  events of his accident do not  constitute a news story. And,  obviously, neither does the printing of hearsay and gossip.  Mr. Elliott is dead and unable  to defend himself and he has no  family in this country so if, for  whatever reason, your newspaper wishes to cast disparagement on his character, you  are free to do so. As you no  doubt already know, there is no  legal recourse for the slandering  of the dead. Still, it is a sad day  for the people of this Coast,  when, to use your own words  Mr. Price, "a decent man",  falls victim first to a violent  death and then to an irresponsible bit of shoddy journalism.  Thank you for your attention.  Yours truly  Ellen Fiith  Eight O'Clock  He stood, and heard the steeple  Sprinkle the quarters on the morning town.  One, two, three, four, to market-place and people  It tossed them down.  Strapped, noosed, nighing his hour,  He stood and counted them and cursed his luck;  And then the clock collected in the tower  Its strength, and struck.  A.E. Housman  Slings and arrows  Life imitates art, imitates.  by George Matthews  Washington, DC enjoys what  may be the world's best subway  system. It is clean, efficient,  easy to use and safe, which is in  itself a rare commodity in this  city.  On my visit to General  Sickles' leg bone, as described in  an earlier piece, I was able to  take the Metro (subway) from  Rockville, and be delivered safe  and sound into the centre of  Takoma Park, near the Walter  Reed Army Pathology Museum  and the General's limb.  I mention the subway because  it was at the Rockville Metro  station that I stumbled across a  curious connection between  Civil War General Daniel  Sickles and F. Scott Figzgerald,  the American novelist. Returning from viewing the General's  leg, I stopped at the Rockville  Metro sation and went to look  at the small graveyard at the  church near the station. Fitzgerald and his tragic wife,  Zelda, are buried in a common  plot in this cemetery and I  wanted to visit the great writer's  burial place.  Within a few minutes I had  found the grave of Zelda and  Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald,  who, it seems, carried the same  name as the famous Washington, Francis Scott Key, the man  who wrote the Star Spangled  Banner. Key was also brother to  an early Justice of the US  Supreme Court, Philip Barton  Key. Strangely enough, Philip  Barton Key is the name of the  man killed by Dan Sickles in a  jealous rage over his wife's infidelity.  A little research soon showed  that it was not the Supreme  Court Justice who was killed by  Sickles; it was Philip Barton  Key, the son of Francis Scott  Key, whom the General had  shot.  The murder, and especially  the ensuing trial, caused a sensation in Washington in 1858.  Sickles, a newly elected member  of the House of Representatives  from New York, had found out  what everyone else in  Washington had known for  months - that Key, and Sickles  young wife, Teresa, had been  having a very hot, and very  public, affair.  We already know that Sickles  was impetuous. Anyone who  could almost lose the Civil War  in one afternoon and donate his  blown-off leg to the Smithsonian Institution, all in a day's  work, is not going to be one of  the cool and thoughtful types.  One of his earlier impetuous  acts was to marry the Italian  beauty, Teresa, in 1853, when  she was only 16 years old. In  order to make this child odalisque into as much of a woman as  is possible with one so young,  Sickles took Teresa to Europe,  where he hoped she might learn  the ways of the world. It seems  she was a quick study.  Upon returning to the US,  Sickles went into politics and  was soon elected to Congress.  Sickles and Teresa took up  residence in a house located in  Jackson Place, a street adjacent  to Lafayette Park which is right  across the street from the White  House in downtown Washington. By this time, Teresa had a  baby daughter, and mother and  child naturally took their exercise in Lafayette Park.  (As a small footnote, this is  the park where President Bush's  aides were able to purchase  crack cocaine for the presidential show and tell on drugs  televised a few months back.)  In those days, the park was a  wholesome place for mothers  and their children; at least it was  a wholesome place for the  children. The mothers, it seems,  were subject to a different kind  of temptation, and it wasn't  very long before Teresa had met  and fallen in love with another  park dweller, our man Philip  Barton Key.  Trial records tell us that the  affair was steamy in the extreme; the court transcripts  themselves, containing the  frank, ingenuous, and very  detailed testimony of Teresa  Sickles, were favourite reading  among young lawyers for years.  The lovers were not very circumspect about their relationship either. Key rented a small  love nest in a street just east of  the park in what was then a  predominantly African/-  American district. Soon, every  cab driver, cook and  housekeeper in Washington  knew the couple by sight, name  and deed. After several months,  Congressman Sickles began to  suspect that something was going on. He challenged his wife  on the matter. She denied it.  Key was even an occasional dinner guest, and the gullible husband believed his wife's denials.  Eventually and inevitably,  however, the affair collapsed.  One day, Key, who would  routinely signal his young  paramour by waving a handkerchief from the street below her  window, was seen by the husband who had hidden from  view. Apparently, young Teresa  had told all some time during  the previous evening and  Sickles, furious with jealousy,  had stayed up all night waiting  for Key to appear.  In a fit of rage, Sickles grabbed his pistol and rushed outside  to confront his wife's lover. Key  tried to escape by rushing across  the park, but the husband  followed, caught up with him,  and shot him enough times that  no one could claim it was an accident. Before the last and fatal  shot was fired, witnesses heard  Key cry out, "Don't kill me."  But the Congressman showed  no mercy.  During the trial, Sickles was  able, successfully, to plead temporary insanity with the help of  several witnesses to his jealous  rage. After his acquittal, Sickle-  sent his wife and child back to  her parents, but only after he  had her wedding band broken.  Months later, Teresa was finally  able to convice her husband to  take her back, but the loss of  her lover and the scandal of the  trial proved too much and she  soon withered and died.  F. Scott Fitzgerald is now  buried not 20 miles from where  his distant relative was shot by  Dan Sickles. Fitzgerald's father,  apparently aware of the extremely remote family connection with Francis Scott Key,  named his son after that famous  patriot, in much the same way, I  suppose, that F. Scott named  his and Zelda's daughter,  Frances Scott Fitzgerald.  That this strange and quite  trivial coincidence exists was  probably not even known to  Fitzgerald himself, but that the  connection should encompass  so much tragedy for all concerned makes for a story that, one  suspects, the author of TTie  Great Gatsby might have wished he had written himself.  i__2___  ���BlUt .  RlfiBON  AWARD  Your community's  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper  '.  I rf���^r -ir^'*  T^ZM&^ztKzrvmn^'T-u w*-Hf**-** w  Coast News, December^ 1989  Editor's Note: The following  was received for publication.  Mr. McDowell, in regard to  your article concerning the  demise of "our friend" Mr.  Vern -Elliott (Tuesday,  November 28, 1989).  -I, arid many others feel that  you would need a fair-sized  backhoe capable of scooping  but ah extremely large cavity in  :the.surface of the earth to be  able;to reach the depth to which  yoii had to sink when you took  the.time to "scribble" out the  article concerning the demise of  our friend and loved one Vern  Elliott. Gee, it must be a thrill to  drag the laundry of a dead man  through the pages of the press.  I wrongly assumed that one  in a position such as yours  would act with a certain amount  of discretion rather than  desecrate the memory of one so  well loved by those who knew  him, and tarnishing his name  forever to those who were unfortunate enough not to know  him. You claim in your article,  that Vern was known as an  alcoholic and a loner. I wonder,  Mr. McDowell, what qualifies  you to determine whether or not  Mr. Elliott was or was not an  alcoholic? And about being a  loner? I will have you know that  Vern Elliott's wealth was in his  friends who are many in  number. Vern didn't have much  in material gains but what he  lacked there, he gained back  with his warmth and richness of  character.  So you see Mr. McDowell,  we, the loving friends of Vern  Elliott are, in fact, outraged  that you would try and slur the  name   and   memory   of   our  beloved   friend   who   helped  many and hurt none.  In conclusion, Mr. McDowell, it may pay you well to sit  just a little closer to your stove  this Christmas; maybe the  reflecting heat will warm your  heart.  Mr. J.R. Sullivan  Editor:  My husband and I were appalled and disgusted that Jim  McDowell of The Press found it  necessary to fill us in on certain  details of Mr. Vern Elliott's life.  (The Press, November 28,  1989).  Did Jim McDowell not stop  for a moment to imagine how  much his insensitive revelations  would hurt those who were left  to mourn Mr. Elliott's tragic  passing? ;"  Jim McDowell obviously has  never heard of the old saying: If  you can't say anything good  about someone, don't say  anything at all. *  George & Margaret Watt  Teacher remembers  With disbelief  Editor:  It was the disbelief at what I  was seeing in print that compelled me to painfully continue  reading it - that piece of  slanderous reporting on the  tragic hit and run accident last  week.  What The Press reporter expected to gain by viciously  repeating the past mishaps of a  person no longer here to  retaliate, is beyond all ken.  But were he here, Vern Elliott  would pass it off with a shrug of  his weary shoulders. Weary  from the constant presence of  complete camera gear, and  presence it was - not a burden as  it so often appeared to those  who did not have the good fortune of knowing the man.  Loner?? Never!! The crowded to capacity memorial service  for Vern was testimony to the  contrary.  We did not speak with Vern  every day, but one almost  always caught a glimpse of him  "about town". He will be sadly  missed by us and his many  friends.  Rest in Peace, Vern.  Leo and June Imanse  Good, gentle man  Editor:  My dear friend and coworker Vern Elliott has gone.  We who worked with and knew  this good, gentle man are grieving at the cruel way that Vern  was left in a gutter to die.  Grief became outrage at the  reporting of the event in The  * Press. Nothing derogatory was  ���:'. said about the criminal responsible for the hit and run but  ���; many negative and untrue  Z-- remarks about the yictim of this,.  & crime.  An example of the outcome  of this type of reporting was,  while talking to someone who  had not known Vern, hearing  the remark, 'Well, he was a  drunk - I read that in The  Press.'  It is a sad day for our lovely  Sunshine Coast if a newspaper  correspondent can smear the  name of a dead man and have  such unethical conduct ignored.  Ruth Forrester  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Poster offends  ^Editor:  *.; When I looked in our  '.newspapers at the newly made  poster for 'Mayor's Task Force  on Drugs', I couldn't believe  what I saw. To me it was depicting a youth with long hair as  the face under "crime  stoppers".  For^ "Drug Awareness  Week", my first question was  why this picture? Why not a  picture of any other type Of person, a short haired person, a  nerdy person, a tough person, a  down and put person, a professional person? Why use a picture of a long haired youth; or  youth at all for that matter; or  any other specific type of person? A stick person would have  been much less libelous.  Certainly there are youth  around who need to be told not  tb use drugs. But there are also  many, other types of people in  this category.  To me, the poster's message,  to   be   "plain   and   simple"  against all mood-altering  substances, should have the  word 'Drugs' behind the red  'no' circle. Or pictures of all the  drugs from alcohol to heroin,  uppers to downers, legal to illegal. The message should go to  all people.  And wouldn't it be ironic to  put it on a cabaret's door? I  think the red 'no' circle would  have to be omitted.  Nanci Gaudry  Editor:  I met Vern Elliott through his  numerous visits to Roberts  Creek Elementary. I watched  him line up kids, roam amongst  dogs, chase turkeys, capture  photo finishes and brighten up  the face of many a youngster.  Here was a man remembered  at my place of work as a kind  and gentle soul, whose humble  nature deserves far more than  the lack of reverence portrayed  by Jim McDowell in last week's  Press.  I resent McDowell's statements, "known as a loner and  Anger  Editor's Note: The following  was received for publication.  Al Price, Editor  The Press  When a man or a woman dies  it is always sad. When a  person's life is prematurely cut  off by a terrible criminal act, it  is devastating. I did not know  Vern Elliott except by his fine  photographs, but his death and  its cause was deeply painful to  me. All life is precious.  But my feelings turned to bitter anger at the vicious and  mean account in your  newspaper of this hit and run  crime in which the victim rather  than the criminal became the  brunt of Jim McDowell's  perpetually poisonous pen. He  twisted a sad and shocking moment into a vindictive portrayal  of Vern Elliott, ayrie,ws  photographer for your rival [  jpjwspaper, the Coast News. He "^  attacked the character of a dead  man, unable to respond.  In my opinion, you, as  editor, and Dick Proctor, as  publisher, gave aid and comfort  to the unknown criminal by  allowing McDowell's story in  print.  Shame!  Frank L. Fuller  Gibsons.  More letters  pages 19 & 23  alcoholic..." because such  statements fit into the realm of  gossip and only someone without scruples or ethics would not  only spread gossip about a dead  person but print it in a front  page story of a newspaper.  Barry Krangle and friends  VALUABLE COUPON  Present this Coupon for  15% OFF  all Trims & Decorations  Dec. 4-9  iM;!.���;!*..!);  885-2171  Cowrie Street, Sechelt  VALUABLE COUPON  Winterize  Winterize  Cooling  System  Labour Only  $2425  Most  Vehicles  Lube, Oil &  Filter Change $1 095  Labour Only JL O  Most Gas  Vehicles  Ask for our FREE  LIFETIME  SERVICE  GUARANTEE  Wharf Rd., Sechelt 885-3281  MDL 5936  Vancouver Toll Free 684-2911.  Instructor  Aquaculture  Technician Program  Duties: To teach AQUA. 131:  Business for1 Aquaculture.  jHalf-time p.ostion, 3 hours/  week. (1/2.section)  Qualifications: Preference  given to applicants with  degree in business and  experience in the Aquaculture  industry.  Location: Sechelt  Salary: Faculty Scale.  Appointment: Temporary  part-time, Jan. 2 to April  30/90. Y  Applications to: Associate  Dean, Career/Vocational  Programs, Capilano College,  2055 .Puree!! Way, North  Vancouver,yBC, V7J 3H5  Closing Date: Dec. 15, 1989.  COLLEGE  i  A picture of the man who took so many pictures. p  Coast News, December^ 1989  I*  Gibsons Volunteer Fireman Steve Hoops got a surprise on Saturday when Santa himself (a.k.a.  ftichard Chailler) emerged from Gibsons Building Supplies with donations for the Elves Club.  ���Ellen Frith photo  ing cough epidemic  months     spread of the disease. Whoop  ���Jin the last six  epidemics of whooping cough  h]ave been reported in  lvlanitoba, Alberta and the  Yukon. Epidemiology Services  BCCDC has noted with great  concern, an increase in the  number of cases of whooping  cbugh reported during 1989. It  is estimated by year end we  would have 160 notifications of  this disease, double that in 1988.  ���^Whooping cough is a highly  contagious, acute infectious  disease caused by the bacteria  Bordetella Pertussis. The illness  is>characterized by severe bouts  d�� coughing with or without a  whoop. Uncomplicated cases  last six to 10 weeks.  "'The following complications  can result from whooping  c��>ugh: pneumonia, convulsions, brain damage and death  especially in children of less  tjlan one year.  JYIt is spread by airborne  droplets of bacteria coughed up  tjy infected persons. Crowded  laying conditions increase the  ing cough occurs most frequently in children under one year of  age and has the highest occurrence in children under six months of age. However, pertussis  can occur in any age group,  though the occurrence decreases  with increasing age.  Persons with severe whooping cough are usually admitted  to hospital. The drug of choice  is Erythromycin given for at  least.'14 days. Cases should be  excluded from day care, school  or other situations with susceptible individuals for three weeks  or until they have stopped  coughing, or until they have  received five days of treatment  (whichever occurs first). All  contacts of cases should be kept  under observation for 14 days  from the last contact with a  case.  Your child can be protected  against whooping cough by ensuring that his/her immunization record is up-to-date, The  vaccine is free arid available in  BC through your family physician's office or at the nearest  health unit.  by Rose Nicholson  Mary Pinniger, Director of  Continuing Education, presented a report on the activities  of her department to trustees at  the November 28 meeting of the  school board.  Pinniger told the board that  in addition to the regular night  school classes held in the district  schools, her department has  been responsible for the implementation of several federally funded programs whose  monetary value far exceeds the  approximately $4000 'seed  money' provided in the district  budget.  The current project being  undertaken by Continuing  Education is a needs survey to  evaluate the changing character  of the population of this area  and assess the kinds of programs that Sunshine Coast  businesses and residents would  like to have in the next five  years.  Assessment team members  Sandy McBride, Gail Hickey  and Marilyn Jares will also be  attempting to establish a 'bank'  of resource people who would  be available as instructors in an  expanded Continuing Education program.  District Superintendent Clifford Smith, commenting on the  report, praised the ambitious  Continuing Education program  and described Pinneger as "a  very enthusiastic and dedicated  person, and a tremendous asset  to the community."  ^1 ^"  At The Roberts Creek Hall  Dec. 10, 1989 from 10 am - 4 pm  Admission 75* Children- Free  Live Music  Weaving, Ceramics, Books, Toys,  Hand-Made Clothing  ft  '4.  ���*'  Seniors  10% discount  when you  Order your Christmas..  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This one had first come up in  Gerry's barber shop, and now  was the time to get the details  written down at this second telling.  "Well I heard about two  lambs for sale on a farm near  Victoria and I figured to bring  them back on foot from Nanai  mo. Got it okayed by telephone -  from someone in the highup office in the ferry system.  "As long as they are controlled, the fellow said. Well, no  problem there. Those lambs  came right along on their  leashes, their noses nudging my  bag where their bottles of milk  were.  "Got to Nanaimo in a station  wagon with no problem, but at  the ferry an indignant dockhand  stopped me.  "You can't go aboard unless  those sheep are in. crates."  "Yes,    I    can,    I    have  ing had never given me sight of  sheep shoes. Wooden shoes on  people, yes, but nothing for  sheep. Besides, I told him,  sheep skip about on slippery  slopes in rocky places without  accident."  George had no problems at  Horseshoe Bay - word had  come from Nanaimo to clear  them. But at Langdale...  "Only domestic animals on  the Dogwood Princess," said an  official.  "What do you call sheep  then?"  "Well, only cats and dogs, I  permission." And after a flurry       mean.  of phone calls, I did. But not  before one more attempt to stop  me."  "Are they shod?" said the  dockhand. "If they slip on the  steel deck, you could sue."  "I told him my life of farm-  Sale ends Dec. 16  ^���^J^:fot/SSpg^Y:j  Christmas Hours:      -FASHION BOUTIQUE  10 am - 8 pm, Dec. 18 thru 22  .Gibsons Landing    OPEN 7 DAYS, A WEEK      886-2470,  Sunshine Coast Music Society  Presents  -><S^X  o  performed  by  Soundwaves Orchestra & Choir & Pender Harbour Choirs  conducted by  with guest soloist William Kelly  dec. 15     Pender Harbour    7:30  deC. 16 Gibsons 7:30     dec. 17 Gibsons 260  TICKETS: $10 gen. adm. ��� $8 srs. studts. & members  AVAILABLE AT:  Wishful Thinking ��� Gibsons  Seaview Market ��� Rbts. Creek  Talewind Books - Sechelt  Oaktree Market - P. Harbour  'Eventually the lambs and I  were allowed on board," said  George, "but the official said  not to bring them back."  George assured him the deep  freeze was the next stop for the  lambs, "but I expect to take a  1900 pound workhorse over  soon." (But the horse story is  for another week).  "Vem Elliott got a picture of  us at Langdale terminal and  gave me copies. By the way, did  I tell you the names I had for  the lambs?  "They were a black and a tan  and I called them Aunt Jemima  and Pancake. You'll have lamb  chops for lunch, but I don't  know if they're Aunt Jemima's  or Pancake's."  "By the way," said George,  "while waiting at Horseshoe  Bay a lady looked at the lambs  with their undocked tails, and  asked what breed of dog they  were."  "Sheep dogs," said George  managing to keep a straight  f��-C���  THUMBNAIL REPORT  The 'Diviners' done by Driftwood a bright gem, another in  the crown-full gathered over the  years.  A play that leaves the individual viewer to determine the  theme - people tangling themselves in their do-good acts?  What is real, the lost boy or the  solid, everyday folk?  Thank you, Driftwood. Give  us more...and more.  SO LONG, VERN  Folk sat silent in the chapel,-  reflectively silent.  The vguitar;  Worked variations of the pen- i@  sive melody ��� Amazing GraceY^r  Fellow workers spoke of the  kindly man they had come to  respect.   Tears  were  hard  to  check.  The poet, Trower, read what  he had so fittingly written of a  man he had come to understand. "He lives on," the padre  said, "in the good memories we  have of him."  Someone said, "Everyone  here has a recollection of some  incident that leaves a happy  memory."  Many of us imagined Vern  Elliott somewhere nearby looking on in astonishment, "So  many friends I have?" and  fumbling to get his smashed  camera in focus for a shot of the  assembled crowd. And a waiflike smile flickering across his  face.  So many 'shoulds' and  'shouldn'ts' arise in thoughts at  this occasion.  Shouldn't walk at night in  dark clothing on that killer strip  of highway that has witnessed  other mangled bodies.  Shouldn't relate in print  grubby details of the deceased.  How repugnant that is.  Shouldn't cower in hiding  after running away while the  hurt festers in your heart and  ours.  A  S  s  p  E  C  I  A  L  S  ���k  BINGO  WE SUPPORT COMMUNITY  Charities  WE NEED YOUR HELP  TO CONTINUE  SUPPORTING THESE CHARITIES.  So far this year from BINGO  we have donated  $25,000 to local charities.  Just a few:  X  Sechelt Fire Department  B.C. Heart Fund (local)  S.C. Minor Hockey  S,C. Bursary Loan Society  S.C. Cadets #2963  Sechelt Jr. Pipe Band  UBC Chair & Family  B.C. Lions Crippled Children  Sechelt First Boy Scouts  R.C.L Pac. Com. Bursary  Sechelt Children's Picnic  WED., Dec. 6th- 20TH GAME  $500.00 JACKPOT  DOORS OPEN 6 PM       BiNGQ 7:15 PM  SECHELT LEGION; BR. 140, Wharf St.  A  S  S  P  E  C  I  A  L  S  J  Sunnycrest Mall,  Gibsons  Prices effective  Mon., Dec. 4 to  Sun., Dec. 10  HOURS:  9:30 am ��� 6:00 pm  Fridays 'til 9:00 pm  Sundays 11:00 am - 5:00 pm  Canada Grade A Beef - Bone-In  Chuck Blade  ROAST    *s2.6o ib.  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I i��JU  Canada Grade A Beef - Bone-In  RIB STEAK        h   h$L   *89.88 .litO  Fresh Leg Quarters - Frying 4        __A 0%  CHICKEN ,2 84    1 .__3  Fresh from the Sea ^^       ^^ ^^  Weather Permitting - Fillets mm      W% T%  SNAPPER,659   C..17D  SuperValu - White or 60% Wholewheat ��^ 0%  BREAD ,, .1)9  LIMIT 4  Oven Fresh White or Wholewheat _^   ���������'  Chuckwagon ___��� ___^  BREAD sngm. .SSI  Oven Fresh - Kaiser ^   M       f^  Wk  BUNS 6/.D4  Canada No. 2 BC Grown - Gem 4 J_J ^%  POTATOES ^    I . 49  California Grown  CAULIFLOWER CQ   *g1.52   Ib.  | U V  Royale  PAPER TOWELS      QQ   2 rolls     U W V  Golden Grove ��� Apple m~ _T_I  JUICE ,_ .DO  Cloverleaf ��� Flaked White 4 A A  TUNA ,���Bm  1 .OO  Campbell's Chicken or Mushroom ^J ^W  SOUP   ���..........:,,'..��,���, .DO  l^tonou���**& Tasfy  Ap*^     ASSORTED  T*v\       sa^pl,VMT  *-%V ,: i-- % price  UnderJ* J  I       3  *  e  j  >  -: ������� 6.  Coast News, December 4,1989  IBB&USU^WiM,  Seeking refuge in Roberts  by Bev Cranston, 886-2215  The condos, hotels and complexes are rising in Gibsons; the  traffic is bulging the roads to  overflowing; the water is becoming more gas and oil than  ocean; the fish are almost nonexistent; the taxes are going sky  high out of sight, so my friends  in Gibsons said "I can't stand it  anymore".  So move to the Creek, I said.  I've told the same thing to  friends   in   Selma   Park   but  they're waiting for the mortgage  to be paid, then Roberts Creek  they'll be bound.  Meanwhile my friends in  Gibsons decided to take advantage of the high prices in the real  estate market this past year.  Sell, sell, sell! It didn't even take  one month to get more than  they expected. And all for a  house and acreage at the top of  Lockyer Road in Roberts  Creek. Two miles up a back  road where no hydro, water  lines or telephone or cable lines  run is what I call being in the  bush.  Alternative methods of lighting, heating and generally running your home are definitely  needed now. But what a thrill.  Chickens, ducks, pigs and even  a rooster, who somehow makes  those little hens lay eggs almost  the size of Nerf footballs, every  day. What a feat!  Lots of bush, trees you can  fall, fresh, clear and clean  creeks,  but  best  of all,  low  -With much good cheer, members of the Soundwaves Choir (left to right) Margaret Jones, Pat Hogg,  Nora Ward, Gloria Fyles and Marilyn Rannigcr attend to a baking goods stall at Sunnycrest Mall on  Saturday. ���Ellen Frith photo  Helene Guenette  Registered Massage Therapist  Available to give Massage Treatments  in the heart of Roberts Creek  FOR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE CALL  886-7S77  m POPULAR DEMAND at  Grammas  Fri. & Sat., Dec. 8 & 9,  8:30 'til 1:00  Laser Karaoke  and be a  "Legend in your own Mind1  (better than a shower stall)  Your voice, acoustically improved, dubbed over your  favourite songs. There's plenty of room in the peanut  gallery for your friends.  Gramma's Pub  At The Head of the Wharf  Marine Drive, Gibsons Landing  SHOWERS ��� LAUNDRY ��� MOORAGE  Hours: Mon. - Thurs., 10-12  Fri.-Sat., 11-1  PUP  Sun. 11-12  Buildings  check-up  by Rose Nicholson  C.S.A. Building Sciences, a  firm of consulting engineers,  has made a preliminary study of  local school buildings to determine their ability to withstand  earthquakes.  The firm is proposing that  any high risk buildings be subjected to in-depth surveys at the  cost of about $8000 each.  School   trustees,   discussing  the issue at the November 28  board meeting, expressed concern at the ability of the district   ,,  ita pay for the additional surveys^;;  and, subsequently, the cost of .K  upgrading the buildings. ..������.  But Secretary-Treasurer Tim  Anderson reassured them the  costs would probably be  covered by the Ministry of  Education.  Holiday  listening  Do get your tickets for Holiday Serenade in good time for.  December 15 in Pender Harbour, and December 16 and 17  in Cedar Grove School in Area  E near Gibsons.  A choir of 90 and an orchestra of 20 will delight their  audiences as they have done in  the past under Lyn Vernon's  masterful direction.  Tickets: Gibsons, Wishful  Thinking; Sechelt, Talewind  Books; Roberts Creek, Seaview  Market; Pender Harbour, Oak  Tree Market and in Pender also  from choir members.  *��  *  taxes, no traffic (except for the  odd mushroom picker) and NO  NEIGHBOURS. The dog doesn't even need to be tied up.  Who cares? The dog lady won't  be by today or any other day.  All you have to do is learn the  ropes on how to efficiently run  a generator, a water mill and  large batteries and how to get  your propane tanks filled.  There is endless downfall for  firewood for the next few years,  so heat is no problem. Just keep  the chimney clean.  Your friends who don't have  a 4X4 or even a junker pickup  truck, which is by-the-way a  symbol of Roberts Creek  wealth, can't visit you in their  nice cars with six inches  clearance underneath. You will  have to pick them up at the top  of the paved road section or you  will have to visit them at their  house. After all, oil pans, muffler systems, pipe and fuel lines  are pretty susceptible when you  try to dodge through mega-sized  ruts every foot or so on this  road.  Welcome to Roberts Creek,  Jim and Bonnie, Brian and Son-  ja. I'll bring the wine and cheap  candles next time.  LEGION DONATES  I would personally like to  thank the Zantolases, Annie  Dempster, et al, for so generously coming forward to offer  their services and the use of the  Legion Hall for the wake for  my friend and co-worker, Vern  Elliott.  Vern is greatly missed by  everyone he touched. He had a  special feeling for the Creek.  Every Monday morning he used  to ask me how things were in  the Creek this week. We used to  laugh a lot. Vern was a great  person to work with and just to  be with. I'm very sad that I will  never again see his weathered  face with the soft brown eyes,  come through the front door of  the Coast News.  CREEK AUXILLIARY  The Roberts Creek Branch of  St. Mary's Hospital Auxilliary  will meet for a luncheon and  i meeting at 10:30 am December  12 at the Legion. ,f  Members are urged to attend  as this will include the insertion  of the new officers.  CRAFT FAIR  Don't forget the Christmas  Craft Fair this Sunday starting  at 10 am at the Hall. See you  there.  DOOR FRAUD  Coast News has had a call  saying that Hunter Gallery has  had numerous complaints this  past week from residents of  Lower Road in Roberts Creek.  Apparently some male youths  have been going door to door  saying they are collecting funds  for Hunter Gallery. Please do  not give them any money. It is a  fraudulent campaign.  ���**���*.  'j. "���  BAYVIEW HEIGHTS  Gower Point Road  Gibsons  18 Lots Featuring  UNDERGROUND SERVICES  OCEAN VIEWS  -   CLOSE TO GOOD BEACHES  MARINA, AND SHOPPING  Priced From $29,900 to $44,900  657-2883  More.1 Inlhrrihition  *)'S.f  /,��'    >' :>'   - '< \ s' Y,  Now offering 4WD Kubota tractor service, small front  loader & backhoe. Residential or commercial  Call Brian at 886-4507, after 6 pm  "The way for easier landscaping"  *04&<zfone  Gower Pt. Rd.  tJsSS  886-7744  m*m*m*  [UFFLE  is now OPEN BIGGER BETTER  Come in soon for our  FAMOUS BELGIAN  CALLEBAUT CHOCOLATES  English Sweets  Homemade Waffle Ice Cream Cones  New Take-Out Menu:  ���Homemade Soup  ���Big Bread Sandwiches  ���Salads  ���Quiche  ���Delicious Home Baking  ���m-m-m Murchies Coffee  ���Cappucino  with a  phone  fcxalLj  1-800-663-7382  The WCB's new Info-Line gives workers  and employers in central Vancouver  Island toll-free access to WCB information.  So if you want more information on  how to make your job site safer, if you have  questions about an injury claim, or want  to know how to apply for compensation benefits,  call the WCB Info-Line.  Whether you're in Ahousat, Parksville  or Port Alberni, one number will handle your  WCB inquiries.  Save this toll-free WCB Info-Line number.  If you've got questions, we've got the answers.  NANAIMO AREA OFFICE  WORKERS'COMPENSATION BOARD Wm Coast News, December 4,1989  7.  ISplliiliHSKHiiSijB  Sean Leslie of Halfmoon Bay is presented with a CKVU Achievement Award of $1000 for achieving the highest mark in broadcasting journalism. The award is presented by Barry Duggan, Executive Vice-President and General Manager of CKVU. The  ceremony took place at BCIT on October 25.  ANNUAL TOTS SALE SAT. DEC. 9TH  HEY KIDS       THIS IS YOUR DAY  (Under 12 yrs.) TO SHOP  Wife THRIFTY'S  HELP THE  GIBSONS  886-2488 or Box 598  Upstairs, above Ken's Lucky Dollar, Gibsons  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  Toastmasters elect  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  At the November 22 meeting  a new Toastmasters executive  for 1990 was chosen: Eileen  Cavalier, president; George  Cavalier, past president; Joy  Walkey, education vice-president; Earl Perry who is also  sergeant-at-arms, administration vice-president; Lois  Roberts, secretary; Joyce Francis, treasurer.  The next meeting will be held  on December 13 at 7:15 pm at  the regional board offices in  Royal Terraces. Guests are  always welcome.  For more information call  George at 885-5357.  HOLY FAMILY CHURCH  The Catholic Womens League of Holy Family Church are  holding a mini-craft fair on  December 6 from 10 to 2 pm in  the Trail Bay Mall. There will  be all kinds of knitted things  plus crafts, etc. These things are  snapped up fast at this time of  year so be there early and avoid  disappointment.  DVA COMING  The DVA Counsellor will be  in attendance at the Sechelt  Legion on December 7 from 1  to 4 pm. It is a good idea to  phone the legion and set up an  appointment.  MURDER MYSTERY  Don't forget to get your  tickets early for the murder  mystery evening at Rockwood  Centre. Tickets are $30 each  and includes a buffet supper,  champagne and party favours.  Deadline for reservations is  December 15. Call 885-2522.  ROCKWOOD LIGHT-UP  The Light-Up Festival of  Rockwood Centre will take  place on December 9 in the  north wing at 7 pm. Music will  be supplied by an expanded  high school band (60 members  strong now), a choral group and  a children's school choir.  Free hot chocolate and coffee  will be served. Afterwards tea  and coffee will be available in  the house which has been  beautifully decorated for  Christmas.  ELVES CLUB  The drop-off depot for donations to the Elves Club is  Pastimes Toy Store in Sechelt,  or if you want to donate money  the address is: Elves Club, Box  1107, Gibsons. Your donations  wil be gratefully received.  Sechelt Chamber  At its general meeting on  Monday, November 27 the  Sechelt Chamber of Commerce  identified some priorities, or  themes for 1990: 'Working  together' tourism and promoting support for local  businesses and merchants.  With the Christmas season  upon us it's important for the  public to realize how much our  local economy depends on our  dollars being spent on the Sunshine Coast.  So, support your local merchants and 'buy Sunshine  Coast'.  The chamber also ratified its  new membership fee schedule  for 1990. Membership applications and information are  available at the chamber office,  as are nomination slips for theW  executive and board of directors-'  for 1990.  Winner of the goat raffle was  Harold Pearson of Pearson  Land Clearing in Sechelt. Both  the silent auction and the good  citizen of the year banquet were  successful, raising over $3000  between them, thanks to the  support of local businesses and  merchants, and the hard work  of organizers Lauralee Solli and  Bonnie Paetkau respectively.  During December, hours of  operation for the Sechelt Travel  InfoCentre will be 10 to 2:30  pm, Monday through Friday,  the same as for the chamber office and Business Information  Centre.  The chamber would like to  take this opportunity to thank  its volunteers for their valuable  contributions   during    1989.  Anyone interested in volunteer work with the chamber can  call Jane Woods at 885-3100.  30% OFF All Rockets & Red Tags  25% OFF All Radio Control & Blue Tags  20% OFF All Games, Puzzles & Green Tags  15% OFF Ail Models & Trains   10% OFF EVERYTHING ELSE!  ������ ��� Sale ends Dec. 10  New Hours            Mon.-Thurs. 10-7 Sat 9-7  For Dec. Only        Fri. io-9 s_ri.        10-5  eeia  Lose 10 Pounds  SAVE *6 on a  2 WEEK PACKAGE  ���Don't Let Another���  Week Go By  Our dieters lose an average of  10 pounds in just 2 weeks.  And so can you.  Our counsellors will show you  how to lose weight quickly, feel  great, and keep the weight off.  So call now for a free consultation.  886-DIET  Diet  CENTER  Janice Edmonds  Counsellor  Center  The weight-loss professionals'.  (MVHVDirU'rnicr.fiK  Ucighc Ims and ^pccd of toss varv svilh each individual  �� Hours:  7:30-4:30  9- 12 Sat.  634 Farjiham Rd., Gibsons  behind Gibsons Medical Clinic  $  e>  " s ������ %      ^   ���.   %  s* ^ %\.  rfS'si7::.--...  .~)>Vj  >��  m  *>  '"'-\*-V&ii'  '��>::  ���:&83  &>:.--;:\S5i  "���S-.Vr.Vi*.  ������;���>>  tm  m  ���sfsijrrjil'i.-  ���;sssg  Ate-  ��FS-  ���Ui<  ?W&&��&  w  Don't forget  the First Thursday of  the Month is  10% Cash Back  on your puchase  Present this coupon to a cashier  at KEN'S LUCKY DOLLAR and receive  pas  %CASH^  BACK  Luck  dollar  FOODS.  lo all our valued customers on your grocery purchases  it'M.-rt Ti.f.,H-<:.. P'MucIS .\ l.tiV'-iw T-i,����M<'  Thursday, Dec_ 7 Only  LUCrC  DOLLAR  FOODS;   Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods  880-2287  OOWIB POINT  ��OAO. OIBiONS LANDING  #>/>  s      5    s\\ssi ^V��  Vs^;i  foafrfrifr_��i  Uli  rfil  NO  k  Ken's Lucky  Dollar  giving  away a  turkey a day  _w  >  Kens will be offering a chance to win   j  a 12 - 14 pound turkey everyday with     |  $25 minimum order ��� ^ Good |  LuckyV Lucki  DOLLAR  Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods  BBe-2257    (iowER>oiN7 pload, Gmspjis tAWDiHG Yoiir LOTTERY 06htre Y |64��*1 [cottob^] fl^g|  FOODS i*ijfW*wn*Sf��'*\*lP'ffm~'llf<   f   w  8.  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SS  M  fe  ^>-  ^T<^  Gibsons 886-8141  Sechelt 885-7121  DNS  OPEN Mon-Sat 8 am - 5 pm  Sunday (Gibsons only) 10 am - 4 pm  Vancouver {Toll Free) 688-6814  _ii  ������:*!::���:���:���:  TWO LOCATIONS    sunshine coast highway  gibsons   wharf and dolphin  sechelt Coast News, December 4,1989  9.  iP  The annual Arts Council Christmas Crafts Fair drew a large crowd Saturday at the Sechelt Indian  Band Hall, as shoppers jostled for those one-of-a-kind gifts. ���Caryl Worden photo  Davis Bay News H Views  ��hurch shows 'Holy Night'  On November 8, residents,  staff and friends gathered in the  lounge of the Kiwanis Village  Care Home to remember their  good friend Edith Black. Edith  was one of the first residents to  move into the care home in  November 1980.  She will be greatly missed by  all. There was no event that she  did not join in enthusiastically.  She loved to help make the  quilts that the residents make  with the help of Betty Cochrane  and Rosemary Williams and  raffle at the Care Home.  This past spring, Edith was  responsible for a table at  Kiwanis selling daffodils to raise  money for the Canadian Cancer  Society. She always helped the  auxiliary at their berry tea and  sale.  Those present at the  memorial service included Peter  Kidd, who gave a moving  message of hope; Winifred  Drake, a resident who played  the piano beautifully to accompany the songs; and residents,  staff and friends who shared  memories of Edith.  ^=s  PNDERSON  (REALTY LTD  is Pleased  to Welcome  SALLY MOORE  to Their  Sales Team  Sally brings a high degree of professional  marketing experience to her new career as  a realtor.  Sally, her husband Bill and daughter  Tarah moved to Roberts Creek from  Lethbridge, Alberta where she was a  general manager of Avwest Air Charters.  Sally has also been in the insurance  business and financial planning.  For your real estate requirements we  invite you to call Sally at  Anderson Realty 885-3211,  Residence 886-4724 and  Vancouver Direct 684-8016.  ��'  *  *-*  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  On December 10 at 7 pm the  Sunshine Coast Gospel Church  will be showing the film Holy  Night. The church is located at  the corner of Davis Bay and  Laurel Roads. There is no admission charge and everyone is  welcome.  This film is set in Ninevah,  Babylon, Jerusalem and Bethlehem. It tells the amazing series  of events which brought Jesus  to a world in turmoil and makes  vividly real the loving gift of  God of his son to redeem this  lost world.  Also on Christmas Eve beginning at 7 pm there will be carol  singing, readings, a family  feature and a candlelight  feature.  Then on December 31 there  will be a positive alternative way  to spend New Year's Eve,  beginning with the film Never  Ashamed. No charge and  everyone is welcome.  TEDDY BEAR REPORT  Lydia seems to be the only  onejto wish a happy birthday to  th|�� Teddy Bear Day Care for  December. Lydia is just back  from a trip to Mazatland.  REMEMBER  There is no more story hour  iriY the New Year at the  Bayi/Creek Library unless you  mothers   with   pre-school  children request it. Phone Hilda  at 885-9863 or Betty at  885-3316.  Then at the general meeting  of the Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Community Association on  December 11 at 7:30 pm we are  going to hear from someone  representing the Elves Club.  Please remember to bring a  donation of canned goods.  GET WELL, RON  Good neighbour, Ron Sim, is  suffering from a back disorder  and awaiting an operation. Ron  is in constant pain and has had  to close Sim Electric because he  can no longer carry on. Wife  Judy and the family have rallied  around but it is still a very tough  situation for all of them.  Please accept our sincere  wishes for a successful operation and a speedy recover, Reg.  DAVIS BAY ELEMENTARY  December 6 at 7 pm there is a  Parents Group meeting in the  school. On December 12 at 9  pm the Nan Gregory Cultural.  Performance takes place. December 14 is the Seniors Tea (by  invitation only) and on  December 19 at 7 prnis the  popular Christmas Concert.  Mark all this on your calendar.  KIRKLAND CENTRE  The Adult Day Care clients  have started ceramics thanks to  the kindness of Joan Clarkson.  Joan  not  only  prepared  the  Tot's Sale  ] Nifty Thrifty's and the Food Bank are holding their third  Annual Christmas Tot's Sale on December 9 from 10 am to 4  pm in Lower Gibsons, upstairs from Ken's Lucky Dollar.  Children under 12 can do their Christmas shopping for  their families with nothing priced over a dollar and free gift  wrapping. All proceeds will go to the Gibsons Food Bank.  More music  All schools on the Sunshine Coast now have a greatly expanded music program.  In a report to the school board on November 28, Assistant  Superintendent Brian Butcher told trustees that all students  now have the advantage of instruction with well qualified  ���teachers. In most cases the teachers are part of the regular  staff, and at two schools, Elphinstone and Chatelech, there is  an active band program.  "The program is still growing," said Butcher, "and there is  more to come. But it is a big improvement over last year."  *  .*���  .'V '-'  :V" '.  ''*  �����.  >*y  v.-  r  V  For the Lady who  Loves to $e<w!l  <L___l__f - A Lasting Gift -  All Machines  tfc, Y      ^ ON SALE ���  J " Prices From  A"].   -��     $��79���� to $249900  Savings up to $50000  All Sergers  ON SALE  Savings up to s269  Shop Locally for  j Service' and Convenience p ^ Jf  y We will Gift Wrap your machine    M    *||  trail Bay Mall 885-2725  greenware but gave the pieces  the first firing and the clients  need only'paint.  Another day the clients had a  cake to share with Roy Dick,  mini bus driver, who is leaving.  Christmas dinner for all  clients at the Roberts Creek  Legion should be a good start to  the festive season.  Clients are bringing their  favourite recipes and soon each  will have the opportunity to  bake a batch of nostalgia.  Sarah Dusenbury, volunteer  co-ordinator, is down with the  old flu bug but hopes to be back  on the job very soon.  LATE NOTE  One item on the agenda of  the Parents Group meeting  December 6 is concern for proper behaviour on the school  bus.  CHRISTMAS  1  r���"�����"  1  Moile'Co/O  ���  1  ? <?  DATE: m^oecj^m  PICK   ,  ADDITIONAL  SAVINGS  ON PURCHASES MADE  '__*.���_ * rfea/' Pick your Discount on V^P^  What a dea. wck y ^  priced items). Its the  cfiaSe (regular a���^��oneyi  ������v way to save extra rnu^y  eaSy WOJ * (SEE detain our store)  A Gendis Company 1C.  Coast News, December^ 1989  This term's honour students at Chatelech Secondary School in Sechelt.  Honour Roll  Chatelech Secondary School  GRADE 8  Andrew Allen; Stephen Bell; Melanie  Bessler; Lara Browne; Brittney Clark;  Cherie Croteau; Christopher Croteau;  Katherine Cuthbertson; Daniel Gory;  Jenny Hailonen; Nicholas Haff; Tina  Harapnuk; Tuula Kaftio; Cindy  Kingston; Rachel Leekje; Keith Lewis;  Gina Luoma; Michael McGuinness;  Caley McKee; Carla Merrill; Amanda  Mollet; Sonja Morrison; Meghan Northrup; Philipp Rindt; Laura Stubbs;  Christa Vandeberg.  GRADE 9  Jason Baggio; Ed Bell; Maria Budd;  Sheilagh Cuthbertson; Kate Dickerson;  Melissa Gerring; Alexis Gruner; Jordan  Guignard; Kerrie Jardine; Andrea  McLeod; Steven Myhill-Jones; Kimberly  Phillips; Christina Wilson; Laura Yates.  GRADE 10  Glenn Allen; Noelle Beaudoin; Erin  Brooks;   Darren   Caldwell;   Shannon  Caldwell; Benjamin Haley; Cameron  Haley; Matthew Haley; Shane Hubenig;  Rebecca Joliceur; Darcy Kaltio; Tara  MacLeod; Scott McCulloch; Jillian  McLean; James McLeod; Jessica  McNutt; Dana Pierce; Kirk Savage;  Megan Smith.  GRADE 11  Kristin Beecham; Geoffrey Bradshaw;  Bill Dall; Katherine Denham; Rob  Donovan; Bryan Fitchell; Katrina  Gleadow; Jeannette Gory; Sophia Han;  Maria Kaltio; Eliza Kinley; Shelley  Laurie; Jane Pearl; Beverley Peters;  Jackie Sager; Cherie Sulivan; Caitlin  Tomkies; Kirsten Vader; Carla Wellings;  Richard Wilson; Tanya Wishlove.  GRADE 12  Portia Albrecht; Aaron Baggio;  Nadine Baker; Andreas Bernauer; Mary  Burtnick; Rory Emerson; Satu Farra;  Gina Flay; Cameron Gleadow; Torin  Lee; Lorraine North; Geraldine  O'Keeffe; Claudette Ramos; John  Rogers; Theresa Rose; Laura Russell;  Alexandra Spencer; Eric Sweet.  ���Laura Russell photo  Honourable Mention  Chatelech Secondary School  GRADE 8  Jordan Beaudoin; Richard  Brotherston; Amy Dickson; Matthew  Fawcus; Ryan Hughson; Kate Shura;  Bradley Simmons; Marjorie Wagman;  Sheila Wagman; Stephen Wagner.  GRADE 9  Scott Chouinard; Sarah Gallagher;  Nikki Garland; Brenda Hedden; Tricia  Lee; Aaron MacDonald; Mark Sil-  jander; Claire Smith; Laura Zealand.  GRADE 10  Nicky Brown; Stephen Cavalier; Kurds Francis; Selena Huggman.  GRADE 11  Steven Alger; David Basha; Kelly  Bell; Bob Brotherson; Randy Ginter;  Karmann Gustafson; Leah Hemstreet;  Chris McKee; Beren Tomkies.  GRADE 12  Allison Crosby; Dawn Cuthbertson;  Rob Diraddo; Charles Irish; Christine  Pierce; Candy Pollock; Leanne Walker.  Honour Roll  November 1989  Elphinstone Secondary  GRADE 8  Chandra Juhasz; Christy Stoochnoff;  Colleen Norton; Natalie Blind; Tova  Skytte; Tige Pollock; Kevan Penonzek;  Jeremy Howden; Caleb Harding; Jason  Ruck; Deborah Davidson; Kristina  Stuart; Teri Albus.  GRADE 9  Jake McGillivray; Matthew  Chalmers; Leonard Kirkham; Zoe Sanborn;  Simon Forst;  Francesca Ryan;  Jesse Agnew; Carolynn Stevenson;  Angela Collins; Jennifer Vandam;  Kristin Braun.  GRADE 10  Tanya Boot; Jennie Harrison; Natash  Marsden; Sonja Karlson; Michelle  Pedersen; Amanda Tame; Mark Anson;  Sarah Puchalski; Kathy Swanson;  Nicole Tjensvold; Pamela Henn; Ken  Fielder; Tara Rezansoff; Jeannette  Lowden; Melissa Anderson.  GRADE 11  Robert Newman; Liv Fredricksen;  Graham Ruck; Regan Stevens; Deyon  Robson;   David  Smith;   Ikie  Ziakris;  Michael Cantelon; Yanya Lanalize-  Wells; Ken Edgar; Leesa Sutherland;  Joanne Strom; Karin Constable; Leila  Roberts.  GRADE 12  Jennifer McKinney; Derek Adam;  Christine Karlson; Michael McLachlan;  Bonnie Stewart; Koree Beyser; Jason  Pawliuk; Michelyn Stevens; Catherine  Stuart; Kristie Sugden; Joelle Davis;  Jesse Dougherty; Jennifer Sinclaire;  David Morgan; Tanya Clark; Ted  Anderson; David Nichol; Eric  Vandergeest; Jodi Custance; Rachel  Larsen.  Sechelt Seniors  Patients' affordable lodging  by Larry Grafton  More and more these days it  seems a number of our members as well as members of the  community generally, are faced  with the reality of treatment or  surgery at a city hospital and in  most of these cases it is  necessary for the patient and/or  a relative or companion to find  lodging at an affordable rate  and a decent place to stay.  The following Patient Hostel  Units are located in Vancouver:  Cancer Lodge, 575 West 10th  Avenue where admission is  restricted to patients/outpatients and escorts from outside  the Vancouver area. The lodge  is open seven days a week with  RNs on duty 24 hours a day.  Three teas and three meals  are included in the rates patients  are charged which are $19.20  per day and escorts $35 per day.  Easter Seal House, 3981 Oak  Street where admission is  restricted to adult and children  outpatients and their families.  Other escorts may be approved  if medically required.  This facility is open seven  days a week but meals are not  provided and there is no nurse  on duty. Cooking facilities are  available.  Adults are charged $14 per  night, sick children up to age 18  are free and additional children  are charged $6 each.  Heather House, 4500 Oak  Street is restricted to out patients and escorts from outside  the Vancouver area. The facility  is open seven days a week from  8 am to 12 midnight. No nursing is provided. Meal tickets are  available at $15 for three meals.  Rates are $25 per night for a  single bed plus $5 for each additional bed.  Ronald MacDonald House at  4116 Angus Street is restricted  to the immediate families of  children suffering from cancer  or other life threatening  diseases. It is open seven days a  week with no nursing service  supplied. No meals are provided  but   laundry   and   kitchen  facilities are available.  . Rates are $10 per family per  night.  Vancouver General Hospital  Nurses' Residence, 2851  Heather Street where accommodation may be used for outpatients and their families,  students enrolled in Vancouver  General Hospital programs, or  in other health care related programs, visiting fellowships etc.  The hostel is open seven days  a week with no meals or nursing  services provided.  Rates are $33 per single per  night, $130 per week or $275 per  month.  Hopefully these statistics will  prove helpful should the situation arise where a stay in Vancouver becomes necessary.  SEND A HAPPY  HOLIDAY BASKET.  Just call or visit us  today to send the  FTD�� Holiday  Basket���  Bouquet.  Ann Lynn  Flowers  885-9455  S6S4 Dolphin St.,  Sechelt  �� TM Trademarks ol FTD       ffr 1989 FTD.  Engineers to  examine schools  Engineers have been engaged to examine the structural integrity of school buildings on the Sunshine Coast and to make  recommendations on any necessary changes.  The study has been undertaken to ensure that all buildings  will be as safe as possible in the event of an earthquake.  Budget bonus  The Sechelt District Council budget will be $45,000 richer  than planned thanks to the current construction boom,  Sechelt Administrator Malcolm Shanks told council Friday.  The funds above the 1989 budget are from increased  assessments coming from new construction, which is  estimated at $10 million, Shanks said. The assessment rate is  $4.50 per thousand.  CHILD HEALTH CLINICS  Coast/Garibaldi Health Unit, 494  South Fletcher Road, Gibsons; Sechelt  Health Centre, 5571 Inlet Avenue,  Sechelt (across from the post office).  Child Health Clinics will be held in  Gibsons on December 5, 12 and 19. An  extra clinic is scheduled in Gibsons on  December 11 from 4:30 to 5:45 pm.  Phone 886-8131 for appointments.  Sechelt child health clinics will be held  on December 6, 13, 20 and 27. An extra  clinic in Sechelt is scheduled for  December 5 from 3 to 5:45 pm. Phone  885-5164.  Pender Harbour clinic will be on  December 7 and 21 from 1 to 3 pm.  Phone 883-2764.  TUBERCULIN SKIN TESTING  & TRAVELLERS'CLINIC  will be held on Mondays from 3 to 4 pm  December 4, 11, and 18 and Travellers  Clinic only from 3 to 4 pm on December  7, 14, 21 and 28 in the Gibsons Health  Unit.  In Sechelt the date is December 1 and  15 from 3:30 to 4:15 pm at the Sechelt  Health Centre.  The Pender Harbour clinic can be arranged upon request. Please make appointments by calling your clinics.  S.T.D. (SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED  DISEASE) CLINIC  will be held December 13 at the  Coast/Garibaldi Health Unit, Gibsons  from 4 to 4:30 pm and in Sechelt Health  Centre December 5 from 3:45 to 4:15  pm.  Information, counselling and testing  (including AIDS) will be given. No appointment necessary.  PRENATAL CLASSES  The next Early Class is on December 5  from 7 to 9 pm and will be held at the  Health Unit in Gibsons.  The next Late Class will be on  January 2,9, and 16 from 7 to 9 pm and  held at the Gibsons Unit.  Above classes taught by Wendy  Burlin, RN and Jeanette McBain, RN.  To register phone 886-8131.  The next Post Partum Class is  scheduled on December 5 from 7 to 9  pm at the Sechelt Health Unit. To  register call 885-7132.  SINGLE AND PREGNANT?  Phone the Health Unit at 886-8131.  HOSPITAL TOUR  The   next   Hospital   Tour   will   be  December 28. Please phone the hospital  switchboard to arrange for a tour at  885-2224  PARENT & BABY DROP-IN  This drop-in gives parents an opportunity to meet other parents and discuss  common concerns. The group gathers  every Tuesday from 1:15 to 3:30 pm at       1:15 to 3:30 pm.  the Gibsons Health Unit arid in Sechelt There is no fee for any of these ser-  at the Health Centre Wednesdays from      vices.  Christmas  Fashion Seminar  Sponsored by St. Mary's Church       .,-���-.  Si  u%  &3G& ;.���..".   :  Wed., Dec. 6 at 7:30 pm  *&*&   ��'  Tickets 886-7848 or 886-9648  ;____; . . . ������������^  Cosmetics    and    toiletries  which have not been tested  on animals, and which contain no animal ingredients.  Free brochure available from:  IRENE DAVY  i^  &me^  'Cq // P.O. Box 136  Gibsons, BC  VON 1V0  Tel. (604) 886-4989  wimmtmmmmmmmmmmm  \Y';vo3,  Y   -Mn'*^M  i  ^ymY'^imimh *im?^:-jfaimm2dZ-��*y'\yf-$;y  ?o ������   k'*> ~><~  Featuring Freybe's Award Winning Meats  Gift Baskets - Nuts, Candy or Cheese  Baskets made to order.  Party Trays - A variety of European  Meats. Cheese or Vegetable Trays - at  reasonable prices. Party Sandwich Trays  are also available.  ���24 Hrs advance notice please.  Christmas Baking Supplies - Have arrived  Best Quality - Best Prices  See us Firstl  Wed. & Thurs.  are SENIOR DAYS  UNDER  THE YELLOW AWNING  Cowrie St., 885-7767  Great savings on famous Oneida Silverplated and 18/8 Stainless Flatware  _<^V1W 1  I    ^   I   |\   A       �� ��   40^iOFF  5-Piece Place Settings  I      I l%J   _M    I   I      f/V '^^"Stainless Ice Cream Scoop*... FREE .  V__^L ^|  1    J  I   I  Sj\ ^with purchase of four 5 Pc Place Settings _��i_e___  T^T        AT1TTA    TVT^ (Scoop Ratal, Va,ue-$14.95) . VjTCHJII  FLATWARE      o^. ^��=c 2-^    ml   Cflftiiivfii  885-3611  Cowrie  St., Sechelt MS-  mm:  iB��^ffla<is^Bsas��fs  Coast News, December 4,1989  11.  by Myrtle Winchester, 883-9099  A Disappointing Turnout for  the Madeira Park cleanup and  where were the elementary  school kids anyway? However,  the job did get done, Christmas  lights are appearing everywhere,  and (if a load of topsoil can be  located) you'll soon see planter  boxes throughout Madeira  Park.  A Productive Meeting of the  Chamber of Commerce was  held last Monday, the last  meeting until January, at which  time a downtown revitalization  plan will be completed. Member  or not, the chamber wants your  input included for the plan, so  please complete a questionnaire  or submit your ideas in writing  to the Paper Mill.  Heartfelt Thanks to those of  you who offered sympathy and  understanding in the death of  my friend Vern Elliott.  Marjorie Campbell would  like to thank friends and  relatives for kind cards, letters  and floral arrangements sent  after the death of her and Ben  Klein's mother, Elsie May Klein,  on November 21.  New Year's Eve dance tickets  are now on sale at the Garden  Bay Pub, Irvine's Landing Pub  and the Pender Harbour  Legion.  RUMOURS  The Pender Harbour Hotel  Restaurant will soon be opened  again by former resident Brian  Schaffer, who operated the  same restaurant some years ago.  Egmonsters are talking about  an   Egmont   Newsletter   and  Pender Harbour is still talking  about a bridge between Madeira  Park and Garden Bay.  WED. DEC. 6  A D.V.A. rep will be at the  Pender Harbour Legion from  10:15   to    11:15    am.   Call  883-9632 for an appointment.  FRI. DEC. 8  Elves Club dropoff is at the  IGA from 10 am to 3:30 pm. As  well as taking memberships,  Bernice Lawson will accept non-  perishables, toys and donations  to be given to the needy at  Christmas by the club.  U.N. Human Rights Night,  with a focus on the caravan to  El   Salvador  includes  videos,  talk and testimony from Pender  Harbour residents recently  returned from El Salvador. Admission by donation, at the  Sechelt Arts Centre at 7:30 pm.  SAT. DEC. 9  Pull Tab Promo with prizes  from 2 to 4 pm, combined with  the regular meat draw at Branch  112 of the Royal Canadian  Legion.  SUN. DEC. 10  Kids Christmas Party at the  Community Hall from 2 to 4:30  pm. This party is held by the  Pender Harbour Lions Club for  all the children in the community, and everyone 10 years old  and under will receive a gift  from Santa and his elf.  Trail Bay Centre Mall, Sechelt  MORE TEDDY BEDS  HAVE ARRIVED!  Holds up to 20 stuffed  animals and dolls  885-5255  Y;"if>v'''~ ���  ~'YV> '/S^itf^  \ �������- ^t����.  "Xs  For 14 years Paula Babcock (right) and Louise Munro of Pender  Harbour have crafted their unique ceramic creations which  they've sold at the weekly swap meet in Madeira Park and at craft  sales throughout the area. ���Dave Fraser photo  ��� BUFFET  ��� PARTY FAVOURS  ��� "BUBBLY"  ��� 8 PM TO ???  ��� TICKETS AT PUB  :7New  ���TV   Year's  'V_     Eve  %JParty  - -V.  with the  NORM JONES  BAND  GARDEN  BAY  PUB  883-2674  Egmont  News  by Ann Cook, 883-9907  Pat Vaughan has passed  away; our friend and neighbour  in Egmont for many years;  everyone loved her as she was  the kind of person who was  friendly to.all.ages.........^,.,-.��.,,��  She could chat with little kids  or teenagers with the same  respect and friendliness as with  adults. I remember her working  at our little school where she  knew all the children and had  known their parents when they  were children.  The kids loved her. Pat  helped teach the kids and cleaned up after them, but she was a  grandmother. One day a little  one was just 'asking for it' and  got paddled across Pat's knee,  but the kids loved her because  they knew Pat loved them.  Pat could be seen walking in  Egmont with her grandchildren  and wearing one of the bright-  coloured scarves she collected.  Our deepest sympathy to Pat's  family and especially her grandchildren Jenny, Nicole, Shee-  lagh and Gabriella.  REMINDERS  Save postage stamps, not just  the stamp but also the part of  the envelope that has the post  office date etc. on it.  Also, IGA store receipts for  the Area A Clinic. Lots of raffles happening, if you're into  making a donation or trying to  win somethng.  The peace raffle, the Egmont  Lions and the Elves Club all  have raffle tickets for sale.  Tickets are at Ruby Lake  Restaurant, the Paper Mill and  the Backeddy Pub.  The weather has been so dull  I turned on the cabin Christmas  lights to cheer you up as you  leave Egmont as I know you  don't have to be cheered up arriving.  MARINE    SERVICES  Tom Toolery Ltd.  Sales, Services & Rentals  883-9114  HARBOUR BOAT TOPS  883-2929  Tops, Tarps & Covers  Upholstery & Repairs  Located at Headwater Marina  UTHERLAND  0ALES & ��ERVICE LTD.  883-1119  Madeira Marina  CENTRE HARDWARE  & GIFTS  883-9914  RECREATION  _C<UUe'd RESORT  BOAT RENTALS  For Christ"��as  Gift Givin9  m'tri'm  rtsa^-.  ftttfi  Your Chocolate Shop  OPEN DAILY 9 - 5:30  Gibsons Landing 886-7522  IER  F00DLINER  "Check our Flyer"  Call Myrtle at the    3  The Sunshine  in Pender Harbour Centre  Mon. - Fri. 883-9099  SUNSOFT ELECTRONICS  & VIDEO RENTALS  883-2988  A MARINA     ..  PHARMACY   M  883-2888  Oak Tree Market  Open 7 days a week  10 am - 8 pm  Marina  TOTAL SHOPPING  7 Days a Week  All Chevron Products  883-2253  &_J  AIR  883-2456  Pender Harbour  Community Club  HARBOUR INSURANCE  AGENCIES LTD.  883-2794  6IN00  Every Thursday  7:00 pm  Pender Harbour Community Hall  PENDER HARBOUR  GOLF COURSE  Visitors Welcome  Vi m. north of Garden Bay Rd.  l.Kw. 101 883-9541  Royal Canadian Legion  Branch 112  KITCHEN OPEN MON - SAT  PROFESSIONAL  SERVICES  Now taking appointments  Acupuncturist  R. Roy, D. TCM  886-3622  883-9035  BONNIE MURRAY  Accountant  883-2857  PENDER  HARBOUR  CREDIT  UNION  883-9531  883-2266  ....    DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION  ADVANCED  mi  DESIGN  SERVICES  m willis fritz 883-2736  Kl  Roofing  863-9303  emdaie  Tar A Gravel, Shakes, Shingle*,  metal Roofs, Torch On, Duroltfi  Pender Harbour & District  MEDICAL HEALTH CENTRE  883-2764  CONTRACTORS  ��$ 883-9046  clea horse  onstruction  Indian Isle  Construction  Backhoe & Dumptruck  Service  883-2747 or 883-2730  HUGH W. JONES  Lawyer  883-9525  Pender Harbour  Realty LTD.  883-9525  FAX 883-9524  Like  YOUR NAME  Here?  The Sunshine  R0BK0ENIG        883-2882  Cabins to Castles  CARPENTRY, DESIGN,  CONSULTING SERVICES  Pelagia  JIari/ie 'Seroicc  W    L hartm  W   -ZVuba  ���   WaUrDa,  (604)8S3-22SO  HEADWATER MARINA ltd.  Ways. Hi-Pressure Washing,  & Year-Round Moorage  883-2406  T-e f _rtrt���  AUTOMOTIVE  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24-HOUR TOWING  883-2392  in Pender Harbour Centre  Mon.   Fri. , 883-9099  DINING  Garden Bay  Hotel  Pender Harbour Diesel  AUTO. MARINE & INDUSTRIAL  PARTS  883-2616  Pub. Waterfroint ResUurant. Moorage. Air  Charters. Fishing Charters. BiKe Rentals  883-867 - Pub  883-9919 Restaurant  TbcSsuufciae  in Pender Harbour Centre  Won. - Fri. 883-9099  Peninsula Power &.  Cable Ltd.  High & low Voltage Power Lines  Outdoor Sub-Stations  883-2218  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Gravel, Clearing  Septic Systems  883-9222  PROFESSIONAL  ���   CONFIDENTIAL  * Word processing  :, ��� Fax service  ^ ��� Answering service  883-9911  in Pender Harbour Centre  Mon. - Fri. 883-9099  MISCELLANEOUS  MOBILE HOMES  New and Used ��� instant Housing  883-9338 or 580-4321 (call collect)  matrix  Miss Sunny's Hair Boutique  883-2715  DRIVE CAREFULLY  Our kids are  back at school  Just the spot for a  Delicious Snack  FRANCES*  HAMBURGER  TAKE-OUT  Pender Harbour  Restaurant  Canadian & Chinese Cuisine  883-2413  p**rK^:j. ^yyy-j***  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  & MAINTENANCE  (Truck & Equipment Available)  Dave Howell 883-2969  *"*. ,f*��- >~'* ,<-_ .  *J    ������*���**   .*���%   .*�����.   -V ���'"Ik- -*VL,. *-*.-'*  *��� 12.  Coast News, December 4,1989  Shown selling herring for a good cause are Ray Edwardson (holding bag) and Louis Nichols on board  the Diane Louise at Madeira Park Government Dock last Saturday. For many years the United  Fishermen and Allied Workers Union (Local 16) have donated their time and labour to raise funds for  a variety of worthy charities, such as the Madeira Park Ambulance Service, Pender Harbour District  Health Clinic, Sechelt Food Bank and the Bill Rigby Memorial Fund. ���Dave Fraser photo  Howe Sound reports on impact  Some tales have happy endings, such as the case of the  abandoned Border collie pups  reported in last week's paper.  SPCA Treasurer Barbara  Relton reported Friday that all  nine puppies found homes by  mid-week. But now their Mom  and older sister are up for adoption. Relton said that concerned  citizens managed to catch the  skittish pair who were roaming  wild and hungry.  "They're a bit timid but very  friendly and loving," Relton  said. They can be seen at the  Gibsons Animal Hospital and a  'generous donor' has offered to  pay for spaying costs according  to Relton.  There is no charge to adopt  an SPCA animal, but owners  must pay for any shots, unlike  Vancouver where a $20 to $50  adoption fee covers initial inoculations.  Continued from page 1  the additional children who are  enrolled in schools on the Coast  as a result of the expansion project at HSPP. The figures were  received by CDSL on Novem-  77^:  CANADA INC.  (formerly Seaside Rentals)  885-2848  5540 Inlet Ave., Sechelt  We carry a full line of  TOOLS & EQUIPMENT  for the Professional and the Homeowner  ���Construction Equipment  ���Concrete Equipment  ��� Lighting Plants  ���Kerosene Heaters  ���Compressors up to 150 CFM  ��� Hand Power Tools  ���Airless Sprayers  ��� Pumps  ���Trucks  ���Garden Equipment  *J WE NOW HAVE A E*  One Man Post Hole Digger  New owner FRED FREMBD welcomes you  to drop in.  OPEN MON. ��� FRI. 8-5, SAT. 9-5  Enjoy A Merrier  Christmas  A stack of expenses after Christmas is  enough to turn anyone's January blue.  That's why Sunshine Coast Credit Union  invites you to come in now and sort out  your finances before the Christmas rush.  Ask about a consumer loan that will  settle those Christmas expenses now or  consolidate all your debts. You may want  to plan early for your RRSP deposit, too.  Our consumer loans are flexible and very  competitive. Ask for details at your  branch today, and have a very Merry  Christmas.  Sunshine Coast  Credit Union  Head Office:  Box 375, Teredo Square  Sechelt, B.C. V0N3A0  Telephone: 885 3255  Gibsons Branch:  Box 715, Kern's Plaza  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  Telephone: 886-8121  J  ber 1 from "a representative of  the School Board, District 46."  Chatelech Secondary School,  six; Elphinstone Secondary  School, 11; Davis Bay Elementary, three; Langdale Elementary, six; Cedar Grove Elementary, 16; Gibsons Elementary,  16; Roberts Creek Elementary,  two; and West Sechelt Elementary, two.  There were no additional  students, the report states, in  Pender Harbour or Madeira  Park.  With regard to road traffic,  the report says Cargo indicated  at the meeting that most of the  traffic travelling to and from  the ferries from the mill do not  travel through Gibsons but it  was also recognized that local  traffic to and from the mill on a  daily basis was greatly increased.  Apparently HSPP is currently considering having project  staff commute to the mill by  bus. "Such an option would  reduce the, number of local  vehicles on the road and assist  with difficulties construction  workers are currently encountering with parking at the mill,'*'  the report states, 70i  Furthermore, "at therendJ8f  November, statistics from  HSPP indicate that the number  of . trailers should /start to  decrease:" ���  As to the shortage of rental  accommodations, Cargo stated  at the meeting that the project  currently had a guest house in  use and they were involved with  discussions with a Vancouver-  based consulting firm, Cornerstone Consultants, on how it  could assist with further accommodation needs.  Apparently this firm has been  undertaking a study on accommodation needs on the Coast  and the results of the study are  pending.  The biggest concern expressed by council during the  meeting, according to the  report, was the heavy demand  for rental accommodation and  motel room this past summer.  "As a result, tourists had difficulty finding accommodation  in the town. There was concern  that this would discourage  tourists from returning in  following years," the report  states.  The issue of additional  recreational facilities was also  raised at the meeting and Cargo  said he would like the town to  indicate specifically what it  would like assistance with.  Council has apparently agreed  to consider this idea and discuss  the options at further meetings.  The report concludes its summation of the October 10  meeting by stating, "One final  request from council concerned  reducing the number of cars  coming into town by providing  a bus service during evenings to  transport workers to and from  town."  To that end, HSPP is apparently currently obtaining  local quotes for such a service.  This idea has been raised  numerous times and interest has  either been low from project  employees or there has been  some uncertainty from local  residents about whether this  would help alleviate anticipated  difficulties."  The report also indicated that  another area of concern to  HSPP is in regard to the  transportation of school *  children which conflicts with  mill workers "rushing to reach  the 4:30 ferry on Friday afternoons and school buses picking  up and dropping off children at  this time."  To alleviate these problems,  two   suggestions   were  made:  another poster campaign with  1 ���  children in the affected schools  drawing safety posters to  distribute around the area of  concern, and a second notice  circulated to mill employees requesting them to slow down in  these areas.  "Such measures were undertaken last year," the report  states, "and appeared to be effective in the short term."  The report also says HSPP is  "currently co-ordinating environmental studies on effluent  and emissions being discharged  from the mill. This is under the  direction of the Ministry of Environment who issued the same  request to all pulp and paper  mills in the province."  Mill representatives were  slated to meet and discuss the  format and resources necessary  for these studies during the  week of November 13 and the  studies are scheduled to begin  now. "Preliminary results may  be expected near February or  March, 1990," the report says.  The report also addressed the  impact of the mill expansion on  the health units in the area.  CDSL found that there is a  noticeable increase "in the  number of requests for assistance", especially at the health  unit in Gibsons.   YY      Y,Y  WE'VE MOVED  Effective Monday, Dec. 4/89  SUNSHINE COAST  INSURANCE AGENCIES  ��� MOTOR LICENCE OFFICE  Now located in  TRAIL BAY CENTRE MALL  SEE US FOR ALL INSURANCE SERVICES  ���Commercial Accounts  ��� Homeowners/Tenants  ���Commercial Marine  ���Pleasure Craft  ���Contract Bonds  8UNSH1N  INSURANCE  SECHELT  Trail ��ay Centre Mall  Box 708, Sechelt  V0N3A0  885-2291 Coast News, December 4,1989  13.  Gary Russell and Fred Strom were busy selling herring from the deck of their boat the Cowichan Star  docked in Gibsons on Saturday as part of the annual UFAWU Herring Sale for local charities.  ���Ellen Frith photo  ie-*.*-*:^^*'j^" ����� ?i^f*x&f??*.-T- &i^fyj��*i  |.��-j_^'.i-  service  -������'..��� .-.#���'v.;-.si,  .������H<-."2i.  go  by Ruth Forrester  There is a possibility that  Maverick Coach Lines Ltd.  who serve the whole of the Sunshine Coast through to Powell  River may discontinue service.  According to Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD)  Chairman Peggy Connor, the  reason for this, presently under  discussion, is that there are certain ferries which are serviced  by both Maverick and by the  local BC Transit, thus taking  away some of Maverick's  former passengers.  Maverick is a private enterprise while BC Transit is  government subsidized.  When the Sunshine Coast  Paratransit was introduced at  the end of July 1989, the  schedule was on a six month  trial basis. This will be reviewed  when the trial period expires  and further discussions will take  place as to the outcome of the  debate.  Decision making will not be  easy, Connor indicated, as  many passengers are quite happy with Maverick's service,  while others find the BC Transit  schedule meets their heeds.  Charter boats  If your boat is over five gross registered tonnes (approximately 24 feet in length) OR carries more than 12 passengers  you must apply for the Passenger Vessel Compliance Program before December 31,1989 or risk being prosecuted.  The Passenger Vessel Compliance Program is a limited  time offer set up to help chartering vessels comply with Canadian Steamship Inspection (CSI) standards. CSI regulations  do not apply to bareboat charters in which a vessel is rented  unless the charterer takes on paying passengers.  In Sechelt  Citizens to decide  council's payment  by Caryl Worden  The people will say how  much Sechelt District Council  gets paid. In a special meeting  November 31, council accepted  a recommendation from the  Cuff report that "a citizens  committee be struck prior to the  next civic election to review the  compensation policies as they  apply to council."  Alderman Wilson was  strongly opposed to the issue  which passed in a four to two  vote. "What does a citizens  committee have to do with the  stipend I might or might not  receive?" Wilson challenged.  "No, I can't agree to the  citizens committee or to the tim  ing, prior to the next election."  Sechelt Administrator Malcolm Shanks explained that the  intention was that the committee "make a recommendation  prior to the next election for the  next council rather than a council coming in and then setting  their stipend higher." He added  that the committee could get  guidelines from the Union of  BC Municipalities for statistics  of towns similar in size to  Sechelt.  "We're all underpaid anyway," Alderman Bob Wells  joked, "so at least the citizens  committee could take the blame  for any increase we get."  Wilson persisted in his opposition. "The directors of the  regional district have already,  right or wrong, decided what  they will receive in 1990.1 think  we should be reviewing our  compensation package," Wilson said. "We're going into  election time of three-year  periods now, and what - is this  citizens committee going to  meet once every three years to  consider what we'll receive or  not receive? No. No. No."  "Yes. Yes. Yes," Alderman  Mike Shanks responded. "I'd  rather have an independent  board dictate what I'm going to  get as an alderman, knowing  full well what the duties are. It'll  certainly sit a lot better with the  public." .     ���   '   ,  Carol Ship to tour  Porpoise Bay  by Caryl Worden  Carols wafting across the  water and lights twinkling on  bobbing boats will make for an  enchanting evening Decembr 16  when the third annual carol ship  cruise heads around Porpoise  Bay.  Seven   boats   have   already  pledged to participate according  to Trevor Kirby, an organizer  with The Sechelt Inlet Nativity  Gala (SING). These include the  Fletcher    Challenge    and  ^Weldwood   of   Canada   crew  boats, which will provide seats  for about 70 carpllers. .jA\.$5  vdqhation to the Sechelt "Food  B^uik guarantees a seat.  '    -Seniors from Shorncliffe and  the kiwanis Care Home will  take   part,   thanks   to   Don  t McKenzie who has donated the  ;use of his drive-on freighter  Redonda.   The  seniors'   mini  buses will be able to drive right  on board. McKenzie was one of  the founders of the carol ships  parade in Port Moody.  Several other private vessels,  including John Clayton's new  boat will also make the journey.  It begins at 4:30 pm sharp from  the Tyee dock, heads up the east  side of the inlet to Tuwanek,  ,. then back down the centre of  the inlet past Sunshine Heights,  where an on-shore bonfire and  fireworks are planned. The  parade will end about 7:30 pm  back at Tyee.  Kirby has arranged for a  skipper's meeting on Monday,  December 4 and another on  December 11 for latecomers.  , "For the safety of all concerned, all boat skippers must at-  ,, tend," he said. The meeting will  be at the home of McKenzie,  5718 Anchor Road, Sechelt, the  house next to the government  dock.  There is no entry cost for  boats, and a prize of a salmon  smoker donated by Trail Bay  Sports will be awarded to the  best decorated vessel.  Thanks to community support, Kirby says the singing will  be heard much clearer than in  previous years. Seecoast Living  has donated audio equipment  and Estergaard Electronics will  supply the generator. Protech  helped out on promotions,  while Tyee donated the use of  its dock.  Tickets are sure to go fast for  this one-night event. Call  Johnny Johnson at 885-9450 for  information on seats and singing. Boat owners should contact  Kirby at 885-2695 if they'd like  to participate.  SPEND NEW YEAR'S EVE  in  ICO  ,���right here at the  cedArs  Danielle  Steele  ���Midnite Buffet  ijLcr^  Fabulous Mexican   C'lJtQ  dishes ^> ^  ���Specialty  Bar Drinks  Champagne at  Midnight  277 Gower Pt. Rd.  886-7744  For Your Enjoyment  Our entertainer of the year  To keep you dancing all nite long.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  duASSiPlRDS  at  ft** Goats-t Nawc  Gibsons  "A Prl��nd!y Poopl- Place"  We'll have a driver to take, you safely home  Appropriate dress a Must!  Make your Reservations at the Bar  cedArs  Hwy. 101, Gibsons  886-8171  i  vr Coast News, December 4,1989  iimmmmimmimimimmmimmmm***  I  ���fe  Wtt��usi  otma^kmd^t^M^m.^iMtmmtmmmAMmtmdmimtittimmtmAiAut  Decade of clean-up lies ahead  by Penny Fuller  This is it. We've entered the  last month of the second last  decade of this century. Prepare  for blast off!  So what do we do with the  last decade? In the words of a  John Lennon song it's "cleanup time".  If we are about to leave the  20th century, maybe it's time to  leave behind those parts of  ourselves that were spawned by  this last 100 years of culture.  We've perfected warfare, pollution and 'me-first' mentality.  We have the choice of taking  the positive aspects of our  development and leaving behind  the chaff. The Age of Aquarius,  which is the astrological time  period we're entering into (for  the next 2500 years or so), can  exemplify the best or the worst  of both technology and  selfishness.  Aquarius is ruled by Uranus,  which represents that aspect in  ourselves which is unique-  rebellious and ingenius. ft is  concerned with developing the  greatest individual potential for  the betterment of all. In other  words "if you take care of your  own needs, the world becomes a  better place."  It's a slippery concept and  full of potential misuse and  abuse. It's very easy to say, "I  need such and such, so I can't  be concerned with your  feelings."  That's valid, in a way, but  remember you'll inevitably be  dealing with the consequences  of your decisions too. Your  friend or partner may find it's  their need to stay away from  you.  I would suggest one of the  best ways to prepare for the  next century and the Age of  Aquarius, would be to learn as  much as possible about conflict  resolution. There are a wide  variety of books and classes  available which offer people the  tools to take care of their own  needs without violating others.  It may be, in 10 years' time,  that will be considered the most  important subject in high  school. If you can't pass conflict resolution, you won't  graduate.  You have a decade to  prepare. Look back a decade  and see how far you've come.  The next 10 years will involve  far more change than that, so  get going. Think very carefully  about your New Year's resolutions this time. You have  unlimited potential, so use it.  STOP  SMOKING  ��� -at ���:���.���:-. ',-���-.  COAST  IMPRESSIONS  5531 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  WED., DEC. 6-  ONE TREATMENT ONLY  With Painless Soft Laser  For Appointment or Information Call  JOY SMITH at 885-7174 or  Laser World Therapy Centre  North Vancouver  984-4040  Better Health through  Professional Treatment  -<^&&^t&'!hty&#?mil%-X  TOURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE  Fine textured scarves and shawls by local weavers are just some of  the items displayed in 'Endless Beginnings', showing at the Arts  Centre. Also on exhibit are carvings by Gary Kelly.  ���Caryl Worden photo  la��S_!  ;|f��  . - V-' v �����  - ���.'  * "��� * 1"!.  ���- ~) -v  ��� -    -,.'  ", *'���".** I>  '   ',   '-'���������'*/  Y' 'V  At The Arts Centre  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre presents 'Endless Beginnings' this week and next. Gary  Kelly's wood turning and the  Sunshine Coast Spinners and  Weavers Guild's work compliment  each  other  beautifully,  Festival  Raffle  underway  The Festival of the Written  Arts Car Raffle to raise money  to pay off the new Festival  Pavilion at Rockwood Centre  will wind up December 23 at 2  pm with the winning tickets  pulled at Rockwood Centre in  Sechelt.  The first ticket pulled from  the bowl will win its buyer a  1990 metallic red Chevrolet  Lumina sedan. The second  ticket will win its owner a four  day trip for two to Reno and the  third ticket holder will win a  romantic weekend for two in a  luxury suite in Vancouver's Pan  Pacific Hotel.  All ticket buyers are invited  to be present while the draw is  made but if you can't be there  to claim your prize, the Festival  staff will phone you and then  mail you a confirmation of your  winnings. Refreshments will be  served to those coming for the  draw.  There are still tickets  available. Look for the Festival  ticket sellers in Sechelt in front  of the Fish Store on December  5 and 6, beside Shop Easy on  December 7 and 8 and in front  of Sechelt's new Bank of Montreal on December 9.  Here is a chance to support  an important community project and benefit yourself at the  same time.  particularly in the warm wood  walls of the centre.  The use of natural materials  such as wool, cotton, linen, silk  and angora combined with an  exquisite selection of local  woods with a silken texture  gives an inviting and cozy feel to  this show.  Representatives from the  guild who are in the Arts Centre  every afternoon demonstrating  spinning and weaving techniques welcome comments and  questions.  On December 9 at 1 pm the  artists will be on hand for a  reception. Drop in then or during regular gallery hours of  Wednesday to Saturday, 1 to 4  or Sunday 1 to 4 until December  17.  o-feif am a\w __r  PhoneMart  LIGHT UP  THE HOLIDAYS.  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Coast News, December 4,1989  15.  !  *.���  r  *  *  *  *  ���*  [R^IHaFSaSurday Night Pinner]  Dungeon Voices  219        Friendly Country legion 886-9813 or 886-9984  by Peter Trower  Cindy Buis of Show Piece Gallery hosted a successful Open  House for local artists and members of the public on November  30. ���Ellen Frith photo  Students entertain  at Chatelech school  The Music, Art and Drama  students of Chatelech invite you  to attend an evening of  Christmas Magic on Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 pm.  Music teacher, Steve Filip-  chuk, has been working with his  students to prepare a number of  enjoyable pieces for the concert.  This should prove to be a  showcase for the latest work  done by the school bands and  ensembles.  Enid Kelly, Chatelech art  teacher, will host a gallery of  Rockwood  Lights  Festival  Rockwood Centre is just getting the finishing touches for the  Light the Lights Festival at 6 pm  on December 9. Jacob and Art,  the gardeners at Rockwood  have been working hard at put-  $ng:all the lights an just the right  places.  So be sure to drop in for free  hot chocolate and goodies. We  will turn on the Christmas lights  and entertain you with music  from the Chatelech High School  Band, the Suzuki Violin performers, the Sunshine Choristers and the West Sechelt  Elementary Childrens Choir.  Tickets for the New Year  Murder Mystery at Rockwood  Centre are going fast. Get your  teams together and enjoy an  evening of murder, music and  mucho good food.  The caterer is Lindy LeBlanc  and everyone who has tasted her  goodies knows that the meal  will be excellent, $30 per person.  Phone and reserve now at  885-2522. Leave your name,  number and how many people  are in your team. The deadline  is December 15.  Cable 11  This Community  Television Schedule  Courtesy of:'��� ��� ������ ���-  SOUTH COAST FORD  885-3281 ��� ���   THURSDAY DEC. 7  7 PM  Both Gibsons and Sechelt Councils are seeking feedback on their  land-use policies. Nancy MacLarty  hosts a discussion with Mayor Tom  Meredith and Alderman Doug Reid  of Sechelt and Mayor Diane Strom  and Planner Rob Buchan of Gibsons. An opportunity for your  views to be heard. Phone-in.  8 PM  I Nest Lewis talks with Betty Keller  arid Eric Hoare about current fund  raising for next year's Festival of the  Written Arts.  �� 8:10 PM  Y Reverend June Maffin of St.  Hilda's Anglican Church introduces  Reverend Esther North, the new  Rector of St.  Bartholomew's at  Gibsons.  8:40 PM  Coast Profiles  Stan Dixon talks with Bud Koch.  student artwork. Many art  students will be there to talk  about their work and to display  some of the techniques used to  produce the pieces.  Drama students, as well as  students who have joined in to  work specifically on the project,  will present 'The Spirit of  Christmas', an improvisational  play which touches upon the  magic of that special time of  year.  While drama teacher Kerry  Mahlman will maintain 'artistic'  direction of the production, the  scenes will be entirely student-  directed, with technical  assistance provided by adult  volunteers.  Other teachers at Chatelech  have projects underway, some  of which are still secret at this  point. Please come along and  enjoy our Christmas card to the  community.  A Class Act...  On an October Sunday in  1932, Herb Wilson is summoned to the office of Captain  Breakfield, the new chief guard.  Breakfield eyes him disappointedly. "As you know,  Wilson, you have violated the  rules. After so many years of  good conduct on your part, I  find this most unfortunate.  Nonetheless, the offense has  been committed and I have no  recourse but to punish you for  it. You are hereby sentenced to  12 days in solitary confinement."  Wilson, as was his custom,  displays no visible emotion - but  inwardly, he feels a twinge of  apprehension. This means 'The  Hole' - the dreaded 'Dungeon'.  After years of relative comfort on 'B' Ward, the dungeon  comes as a rude shock to  Wilson. He has heard many  lurid rumours about the place  but none of them has prepared  him for the brutal reality. The  punishment block consists of 14  noisome stone cells set along a  dank passageway in the very  bowels of the prison. They are  closed off by heavy wooden  doors with only a tiny barred  aperture at the top for ventilation. Beyond a hard bunk, a  single blanket and a slop  bucket, the cells contain no  amenities whatsoever. Food  consists quite literally of bread  and water, dispensed by surly  wardens three times a day.  There are no lighing facilities in  the cells and the prisoners spend  most of their time in complete  darkness. Wilson settles into  those medieval quarters with extreme reluctance, having no  choice in the matter.  During the daytime hours  when the guards are prowling  about, no talking is permitted  among the prisoners. At night  however, the keepers lock the  whole unit up until morning,  and head thankfully for their  own quarters. It is during this  period - only distinguishable as  'night' by the absence of the  guards - that the voices in the ;  dungeon begin. ; ��� Y,  Talking is the only diversion^^  that the prisoners in solitary have  - and they make the most of it.  All night long the eager voices  chatter back and forth - spinning yarns about long-ago  capers, abortive escape attempts, other jails, lost women  who wouldn't wait. Some are  much more articulate than  others - but each has his story to  tell.  As a 'new fish', Herb Wilson  is quickly drawn into the wee-  hours repartee. He has plenty of  fascinating underworld experiences to relate" - and he  relates most of them in his  measured ungangsterlike voice  -to the delectation of his unseen  cellmates. "My Lord, Mr.  Preacher, you sure did give  them a run for their money,"  comments one prisoner, mightily impressed.  Two days after his release  from The Hole, Herb Wilson  receives notice that he is to appear before the parole board.  He hopes against hope that his  recent indiscretion will be  balanced against his previous  good record. Luck is not with  him. Wilson's stint in The  Dungeon serves to mitigate  against his eariy release. His  parole application is postponed  until April, 1933.  He returns to his hospital job,  disgruntled and furious with  himself. One thoughtless slip  has barred .the gates to freedom  for at least six months - perhaps  longer. There is nothing Wilson  can do but lose himself again in  his work and his writing.  To be continued...  fri., Dec. 8 & Sat., _!ee. 9 ��/&..  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Call now for details & bookings  CEDARS INN  895 Hwy. 101, Gibsons  886-3008  Fax 886-3046  ^,  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  v   ���:  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  There's a very good friend whom I see far too seldom, so  we decided to remedy the situation recently and meet for  lunch at the Omega, in Gibsons Quay.  The surroundings are a very important part of any dining  experience. Muted shades of dusty rose and beige provide an  unobtrusive yet pleasing background, allowing the diner to  enjoy the always interesting view of Gibsons Harbour. Even  on a gray November day, the view across the sound is impressive, with the gray-green mountains disappearing into the  clouds.  There is a wide selection to choose from at the Omega, but  the daily specials attracted us.  My companion chose the shrimp salad. Truly fresh shrimp  nestled in a salad of crisp lettuce and slivered vegetables, garnished with lemon wedges and completed with a tasty seafood  dressing.  My choice was an old favourite, grilled cheese and crab  sandwich, accompanied by the same fresh salad.  The cost was modest, about $7 each, and the verdict on  both counts was'excellent'.  We decided that we must get together more often, and  after this delightful meal, the choice, I'm sure, will be the  Omega.  Andy's Restaurant- Every Wednesday night is Prime Rib Night. Don't miss  Andy's Luncheon Buffet, U-2, Tuesday  thru' Friday. House specialties include  veal dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza,  Thai food, and lots of NEW dishes.  Don't miss Andy's great Brunch Buffet  every Sunday from l!am-2:30: Hwy 101,  Gibsons, 886-3388.  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  lamb, ducki crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seats.  Mariners'  Restaurant - On the .  waterfront with one of the most spectacular views in Gibsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  with delicious daily specials. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing, 886-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday to  Saturday: Dinner 5-10 and Sunday 5-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3. 100 seats. V. M.C.  The Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. Cast members of The  Beachcombers can usually be found dining here. Menu includes pizza, pasta,  FAMILY DINING  steaks and seafood. Steaks and seafood  are their specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Very special children's menu.  Average dinner for two: $20. Reservations recommended. Located in Gibsons  Landing at 1538 Gower Point Rd.  886-2268. Open Sun-Thurs, 11:30 am - 10  pm, Fri and Sat 11:30 arn - 10:30 pm.  Seats 145.  The Parthenon Greek Taverna  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechelt. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood; steaks, pasta, pizza and,  on Fri & Sat nights only, a deluxe hot &  cold buffet with assorted desserts. Also,  on Fri & Sat evenings, we serve prime rib  roast and all the trimmings. Open 7 days  a week - Sun thu Thurs 1 lam-lOpm and  Friday and Saturday 1 lam-11pm. We are  open for lunch - try our daily luncheon  specials. Lunch is served from llam-3pm.  Reservations recommended, 885-1995 or  885-2833. Katherina - hostess.  Pronto's Restaurants Two locations  to serve you. Both serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steak, pasta, lasagne,  ribs, souvlaki in a delightful family atmosphere. Children's menu available. AU  dinner entrees include garlic bread and a  choice of soup or salad. Average family  meal for four about $15-$20. Located at  Wharf Rd., Sechelt, 885-1919; and on  Highway 101, across from Gibsons  Medical Clinic, Gibsons, 886-8138.  The Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood at its best. Sunday Brunch from  11 am - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay. 885-7285.  PUBS  Cedar's Inn - Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Darts every Tues. Everyone  welcome. Cedar Plaza, Gibsons 886-8171.  Open 11 am - midnight, Sun-Thurs; 11  am - 1 am, Fri-Sat. 100 seats. V., MC.  Regular menu 11 am to 8:30 pm.  Irvines Landing Marina Pub-  Come and join us for lunch or dinner, or  just to relax in a tastefully casual and  friendly pub setting overlooking the  mouth of Pender Harbour. By water,  conveniently located at the Chevron dock  at the mouth of Pender Harbour.  Boaters, moorage is available while you  enjoy your visit with us. By road, follow  the 'Irvines Landing' signs. Hours are  Mon., Thurs. & Fri. 4-11 pm; Sat. & Sun.  11:30am - II pm; and CLOSED Tues. &  Wed.  BAT IN ��� TAKE OUT  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Average meal prices do not include liquor  Ruby Lake Resort - Picturesque  lakeside setting, post-and-beam dining  room, children's play area and tame  swans are part of Ruby Lake Resort's  charm. Sunday smorgasbord features  baron of beef and other hot meat dishes,  a beautiful salad bar and home-made  desserts. Absolutely superb prime rib on  Friday. Breakfast from 6:30 am, lunch  from 11 am and dinner from 4:30 to 8  pm. Daily specials, licenced, reasonable  prices, menus have something for  everyone, on- and off-premises catering.  Hwy 101 just north of Pender Harbour,  good highway access7 and parking for  vehicles of all sizes. 883-2269.  PAID ADVERTISEMENTS  Chicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pizza, hamburgers, salads. All to go.  Cowrie St., Sechelt -885-7414. Video Rentals. Open 11 am - 9 pm, Mpn-Thur; 11  am - 10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon-9 pm, Sun.  Home delivery within 5 miles of store  after 4 p.m.  Ernie & Gwen's Drive In-Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinksY ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on S10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813. .<_..*- ���������;;.-  [- iv-j-*'^ --^  Coast News, December 4,1989  i '  Reaching for the roof are two rival hoopsters during the first practice of the season for the Grade eight basketball squad at  Chatelech Secondary School in Sechelt. Coach and Vice-Principal  Jim McGowan led the kids through the basics of the popular indoor sport, preparing them for upcoming contests against  Elphinstone and Pender Harbour high schools.   ���Dave Fraser photo  S.C   GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB  by Frank Nanson  Just a few short notes to keep  the members up to date on what  is going on at the club.  The weather has been so bad  that even the ducks hate  heading south I'm told. Notwithstanding all of the rain Pat  and Roy Scarr are holding the  lead in the winter tournament or  were when I last checked the  list.  Jack Knaus made a hole-in-  one on Friday the 24 on the  eighth hole to the pleasure of all  of us who were on the course at  the time. We all enjoyed our  free drink of course.  Reminder - the Tom and Jerry party will be held on Sunday,  December 10 from 2 to 5 pm.  All members are asked to come  and enjoy the company and  wish their golfing buddies the  usual seasons greetings.  The greens crews are still putting in the needed drains and  various other winter time improvements such as the new  third green which looks very inviting but will not be in use until  well into spring.  Quote of the Week  If the human soul is not guided by spiritual, moral, and ethical  precepts, then it becomes solely preoccupied with the material side of  life and creates conditions most suitable for the development of the  technology of war.  Baha'i Writings  Informal discussions Mon. Eves. 886-2078   886-7329  JACOBSEN FEEDSl  Announces their Hours of Business   Will Be   Mon. 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Tues. - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm  Sun. Closed  Your authorized Dealer  fojBuckerfields  'the growing people'  We carry a complete line of  Animal- Feeds & Supplies  6452 Norwest Bav Road 885-9369  Yovfll get at*ig charge  out of this little guy:  Honda's new EX350 generator, packs lots'%-.'p6"rtable:.JK>iwier :  into a very affordable price. :-..' ��� . ':'  ,: /    ���:*  It's, strong enough to poH/ef a television set, and rrjb'st',-'  './���  electronic devices ��� like a personal computer or a portable'   :  stereo. But it's still small enough to be-carried and stored  7  easily. The EX350's dual voltage.system lets you operate at a-'..'  super-quiet 50 decibels. So you can keep your generator close y.  arid-convenient. Come see us for a little power boost.-  "Suggested retail price.  V  LOGGING & MJLBWE LTD.  by Harry Turner  Curling is basically a simple  game and until the recent years  of competitive curling and the  big money games, the sport had  decidedly few rules. Tlie rules  have increased due to the  decrease in the friendly sportsmanship and the desire to win  the big prizes that are often at  stake in modern competition.  These days, big games are  always adjudicated by an umpire and referee.  In a small club like ours,  friendly sportsmanlike games  are usual and strict adherence to  the rules is often ignored. One  of the most flagrant violations  of the rules in a club game is the  one about only skips and vice-  skips standing iri or behind the  house.  The proper place for those  players other than skip or third  is along the sides of the rink between the hoglines unless they  are delivering or sweeping a  stone. Violating this rule can  often distract the player who is  delivering their stone. ,  Another rule that is often  violated is the sweeping rule that  states a rock must be swept full  across the face of the stone.  This rule is designed to prevent  debris being swept under a stone  to slow it down if it is running  too fast.  Behind the tee line, no player  shall start to sweep a stone until  it reaches the nearer tee line.  Starting to sweep before the  rock reaches the near tee line is  commonly called warming the  ice and this is another forbidden  act. -  Touching a running stone  with the broom is also not  allowed. Normally such a stone  should be removed from play.  The old rule used to require  such a rock be immediately  removed the moment it was  burned (touched), but some innovative players who could see  that a stone was going to do  damage to their rocks or their  stone positions in the house  deliberately started to burn a  running stone.  To prevent this, a new rule  was introduced to the game.  This rule states that the opposing skip gets to determine if a  burned stone should be removed or allowed to finish its motion to the end of its course.  We are still looking for a few  curlers. There is space for a full  men's team on Thursday night  and we have room for more  curlers on Friday night. If you  are interested, come up to the  rink on one of those nights and  we will find a team for you. We  are always interested in new  curlers and new friends.  Coast Soccer  by Jim Brown  563?. WKarf, Rel,7,7 Sechelt.  ��� 88_*41.41  Well, I know that everyone  will be sad to hear there is only  one more soccer game in all age  groups before our mid-season  break.  Let's go over one rule of the  game that some people get mixed up on. It is the off-side rule.  First, you can't be off-side on  your own half of the field and  second, you can't be off-side in  the opposition's half if you  have:  a) the soccer ball between you  and their goal line;  b) if you don't have the ball  but there are two of the opposition's players between you and  the goal line. ���  This last rule gets people confused a lot. You-have to have  two of the opposite team's  players . between you arid the  goal line; you can't be even with  the secorid to last player or  you'll be off-side.  If you look at the outcome of  some of the games, the score  might not be right but the final  outcome of the game will be  correct. Sometimes when I get  the scores, the winner/loser of  the game sticks in my mind but  the actual score evades me so  I'll show the team winning by a  score of 1 to 0.  Don't worry if you beat a  team with a score of 6 to 0 and  in the weekly writeup the score  is reported as a 1 to 0 win. The  important thing is that the team  that wins gets the credit for the  win in the league standings.  In the 8 and 9-year-old division there were two games. In  the first game Gibsons Orange  defeated Oceanview Service by  a score of 1 to 0. The second  game in this age group saw  Roberts Creek defeat Shop Easy  by a score of 1 to 0 also.  In the 10 and 11-year-old age  group Sechelt Pharmasave beat  GBS by a score of 4 to 1. The  GBS team really played well and  showed lots of spirit throughout  the game seeing as they only had  Men's  Hockey  by Mark Benson  The Buccaneers remained  tied with Roberts Creek for  fourth place in the sue team  league thanks to a last minute  goal by the Bucs to produce a 4  to 4 tie in Mens Hockey.  The Creek got off to a fast  start on a pair of goals by Pat Y  Taylor   and   singles   by   Al  Gradasek   and  Steve  Marsh.' '���:  But, the Buccaneers just kept on  plugging away producing goals  by   Kerry   Baker, ;Randy,  Marlow, and a pair by' Scptty  Patton, one of which was :the  game.-tieing goal late in the.  -game;YY ���' '������'  .-.-'���' ���.  ' Th^&bond place Hawks'just ���  ,keep' rolling atong by defeating  the third place B&D Kings 5 to   ���  1. Shane Jofe With a pair, Shane  Dixon,   Darren.   Dixon,   arid  . Adrian Dixon did the damage  for the Hawks.  Steve Carey  scored the lone Kings goal.  LAST 'WEEKS SCORES  Greek 5/Ktogs 3; Hawks 5,  Kings 1; Gilligans 6, Creek 3;  Buccaneers 4, Greek 4;  .  nine players to Pharmasave's  11.  In the 12 and 13-year-old  group Sechelt Yellows beat  Roberts Creek by a score of 4 to  1.  In the Almost Over 30 soccer  the Sechelt Chiefs defeated the  Cedars Pub by a score of 6 to 2.  There was one other game in  this league and in that game  Wakefield narrowly defeated  Powell River by a score of 2 to  1.  The other game scheduled  was between Sliammon and the  Lighthouse Pub but the  Lighthouse team came down  with the anti-travel disease.  Hopefully in the second half of  the season no games will be  0defaulted because of a lack of  enthusiasm.  8 AND 9-YEAR-OLDS  *������ WLTP  Oceanview Service  (PetroCan) 0 7 0 0  Shop Easy 2 5 0 4  Roberts Creek 4 119  KLD 4 2 0 8  Gibsons Orange 5 0 1 11  10 AND 11-YEAR-OLDS  Sechelt Pharmasave 3 2 0 6  GBS 0 6 0 0  Gibsons Blues 5 0 0 10  12 AND 13-YEAR-OLDS  Sechelt Yellows 3 0 17  Gibsons Blues 0 4 0 0  Sechelt Reds 7 2 115  ALMOST OVER 30  Lighthouse Keepers 16 0 2  Sechelt Chiefs 4 2 19  Wakefield 6 1 0 12  Cedars Pub 16 0 2  Sliammon 4 2 19  Powell River 2 2 2 6  Hot Spots & Hints  Good winter Spring fishing.  Fish reported being caught    :  by Sargeant's Bay to Pender Harbour  winter Spring fishing 8 -15 ib.  Your Fishing Report sponsored by  THE COAST NEWS and  TWtiWSW)RTS  Triiil & Cowrie. Sechelt 885 251?       Won, Thurs.;** Sat. 9 5 30,    Frr9.8  t  t  t  Reference: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  ;xci.u��!ii  For Skookumchuk Narrows add 1 hr 45 min .  plus 5 mm. lor each (t. of rise,  and 7 min lor aach ft ol Uli  czampicjnk  OAT  ALER  tor the Sunshine Coast  - Port Mellon to Lund/Powell River -  BOA TS IN STOCK NOW!  TIDELINE MARINE  yjy 5637 Wharf Rd., Sechelt 885-4141_  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 for futher information  cA.,^  Family  Public  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  Ease-Me-ln  Noon Swim  Lessons  Swim C|ub_  Swim Fit"1/'-  Sundays  1:00  3:30  Mondays  6:30  9:00-  10:00 -  11:30  3:30  .7:30  3:30  5:00  Thursdays  Parent & Tot        1:00- 2:00  8:30  10:00  11:00  1:00  7:30  .8:30  ~--8:-30'-9:-30  Adpt. Aquatics  Lessons  Public  Co-Ed Fitness  2:30 - 3:30  3:30 - 6:00  6:00 - 7:30  7:30 - 8:30'  Tuesdays  Fit & Fifty  Seniors Swim  Adpt. Aquatics  Lessons  Public  Co-Ed Fitness  9:30-  10:30 -  2:30  3:30  6:00  7:30  10:30  11:30  -3:30  ���6:00  ��� 7:30  ���8:30  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  Fit'& Fifty : A  Seniors Swim  Noon Swim  Swim Club  Public  Teen  Fridays  6:30  9:00-  ������10:00.:  - 8:30  10:00  10:30-  10:30- 11:30  11:30- 1:00  3:30  5:30  7:30  Wednesdays Same as Monday  Public  Public  Saturdays  2:30  7:00  5:30  7:00  9:00  5:00  8:30  Gibsons Swimming Pool 886-9415  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Super Valu  ��� M  i t Coast News, December 4, 1989  17.  %  T��\' ' ' ' -I}. - /  *~   <"Y*     J* *  by Dave Devitt  Oiigss Wft ere        1  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first correct entry drawn  which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last week's  winner was Lesley Stoochnoff of Sechelt who correctly identified  the shamrock located on Highway 101 just before Snodgrass  Road as you're going into Sechelt.  ilMIMiMll  Desk Pads  Calendars  Day Minders  Weekly Minders  ALL NEW SOFTWARE  IN STOCK  LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.(-a  5511 Wharf St., Sechelt  FAX  .885-46961  'PHONE  885-4489!  ��&��&&&��&��  Visiting out-of-town teams  have kept local minor hockey  teams on their toes and provided much needed competition.  In the Atom Division the  Sechelt Wings lost a closely contested game 4 to 2 to the  Langley Blue Eagles. On  November 11 scoring for the  Wings were Jesse Smith (two  goals). Nathen DeBoer contributed the two assists.  The same day Doug's Devils  of Sechelt went down to defeat  7 to 2 to the Langley squad.  Scoring for the Devils were  Dominic Rothisberger and  Nathen DeBoer.  In an inter-division match the  Devils toppled the Wings 11 to  2. Scoring for the Wings were  Calvin Steele and Buddy Peers.  Curtis Munson added an assist.  Devils goals came from  Nathen DeBoer (five goals, one  assist); Robert Trousdell (two  goals, three assists); Jesse Smith  (two goals, two assists); Scott  Bishop (one goal, one assist);  and James RickbeU with a single  Goalie Dave Devlin contributed  two assists.  In other Atom action the  Wings dropped a 7 to 1 result to  the Powell River Kinsmen.  Scoring for a losing cause was  Calvin Steele with an assist  from Buddy Peers. The Sechelt  Devils fared better against the  Powell River team beating them  8 to 1. Nathen DeBoer tallied a  hat trick and an assist; Brook  Hamilton and Jeremy Ruck  each got pairs; while Calvin  Steele earned a goal and two  assists. Jesse Smith assisted on  three tallies while Curtis Nanson  and Demian Gereau got two  assists each.  Rockwood  murder  mystery  Have you got yor sleuthing  team together yet? Reservations  are now being taken for groups  of two to four to try and solve  the Murder Mystery at  Rockwood Centre oh New  -Year's Eve. '   '";  Dinner will be a* hot/cofd  buffet and salad bar and all the  teams will be given party  favours and champagne. Cost is  $30 per person.  After you have solved the  diabolical crime, you can sit  back and enjoy music, while bringing in the New Year.  Book now for your team at  885-2522.  SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46  invites you to attend  ���'Creating our Future"  To discuss the  new curriculum  proposal of the  Ministry of  Education and to  prepare a response  to the Ministry on  behalf of the  Sunshine Coast  community.  Year 2000  PUBLIC FORUM  Monday, December 4th  Sechelt Elementary School Gym  7:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.  Did you kno w that...  ...work experience will be compulsory for senior students? How  will this be adequately coordinated in a small community?  |...in September 1990 the first four years of school will consist of  an ungraded Primary Program? How will children be able to  move forward at their own pace?  An grades 4 through 10 there will be a common curriculum of  Humanities, Science, Fine Arts and Practical Arts? How will  this interconnect with the primary and intermediate programs?  e 11*12 level to  ation? Students  M?Ms^^ approved  itsidc of schobte  Hip with busing  In a November 12 Pee Wee  division game the Sechelt  Flames were scoreless against a  strong West Vancouver squad.  The score was 4 to 0.  In Pee Wee interdivision action the Hawks beat the Flames  10 to 4. Tyler Gray notched a  natural hat trick while Tige  Pollock scored once and Bart  Soles assisted. Trent Turner  gave an outstanding performance with seven goals and one  assist while Darnell Hansen  contributed two goals and an  assist.  Mike Yates led his Canucks  Pee Wees to a 9 to 4 victory  with a five goal night and assist.  Chemus Gaudry tallied two  goals. Evan Myers got a goal  and an assist and Paul Sheridan  scored once. Assists came from  Colin DeBoer and Matt  Fawcus.  Finally, the Sechelt Winter  Hawks annihilated the North  Shore Winter Club 22 to 0 in a  recent Bantams division contest.  Brad Wingfield scored five  goals (two assists); Dean  Stockwell earned four goals and  two assists. Kurt Savage earned  five goals and three assists;  Tony Sutterland tallied four  goals; and Troy Boyes got a  goal and an assist.  SHOP LOCALLY  i":0:|  CAPILANO  COLLEGE  Help Us Chart Our Future  During the past year, we have been re-writing Capilano College's  mission statement to reflect the political, technological, economic,  sociological, and demographic changes in the College's environment.  In drafting the statement, we have taken into consideration the views  of constituent groups within the College, and now would like to  provide an opportunity for input from members of the community.  A community forum is scheduled for:  Thursday, December 7 at 7 pm  at the Sechelt campus.  Refreshments will be served.  THE MISSION AND VALUES  The mission of Capilano College is to become a post-secondary  institution of first choice for students and to enable them to  contribute effectively as responsible citizens in a rapidly changing  global community.  .The College will accomplish this mission by emphasizing scholarship  and achievement in a selective range of high-quality academic,    ,;y,i: Y  :   carefer, and vocational programs. To enhance learning for students;/^  the College shall offer excellent instruction and support services in an  attractive environment. The College will instill students with the  motivation and broad-based knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable  them to become independent learners and thinkers, to succeed in  further studies, and to achieve occupational goals and personal  aspirations.  This mission statement reflects the following values:  Students  Students' needs are the first concern of the College. The College  strives to provide suitable curricula and support services to sustain  students' personal growth and cultural enrichment. It believes that all  students, whatever their background, should leave the College with  enhanced skills in literacy, numeracy, critical thinking, and with a  positive attitude toward learning. To these ends, it expects and values  the commitment of students to the learning process.  Teaching and Learning Conditions  The College values everyone involved in the teaching and learning  process. It regards faculty and staff as its greatest assets in  developing excellent programming and services. The College  recognizes that faculty, staff and administrators serve as active  models of citizenship, scholarship, and professionalism. The College  also recognizes effective, responsible administration as a necessity for  establishing and maintaining good conditions for teaching and  learning.  Community  The College considers itself an important resource in the economic  and cultural life of its immediate region and beyond: to the rest of  the province, the nation, and internationally. It seeks both to  respond to community needs and to offer its expertise and leadership  in actively helping its communities to anticipate future needs,  problems, and opportunities.  Accountability  The College believes it should be accountable, both fiscally and  educationally. It commits itself to allocating resources fairly to  ensure that all students receive a sound education suited to their  needs, to explaining its policies and achievements to the public, and  to a thoughtful and ethical exercise of the power it exerts over its  members and its community.  Innovation  The College encourages rigorous, ongoing analysis and evaluation of  its effectiveness. It supports those wishing to develop instructional  methods and curricula to improve the teaching of present programs  and to meet emerging needs of students and the community. It  supports the use of appropriate technologies to meet these needs.  The College accepts the reality of constant change and the need for  planning and flexibility in meeting the demands of change.  If you wish a complete copy of the document which identifies  strategic zones and opportunities for Capilano College, please call  Barb Boyce at 984-4987.  We look forward to seeing you and receiving your input at the  forum.  Nancy Farley, Doug Jardin  Board Chairman President  5627 inlet Avenue ���Secheit �� British Columbia  ���A r18.  Coast News, December 4,1989  i jy  i '*.>���  ����� ���  <<���:���  ft'.'  t Y  * /Vf?P^^VIMG^ SERVICES;  ( BgIw Hambm  Refrigeration &  Appliance Service  PRATT RD. 886-9959  SERVICE & REPAIR  To All Major Appliances  Quality Reconditioned Major Appliances For Sale  GUARANTEED & DELIVERED  Will Buy Nice. Non-Working Major Appliances  BJORN  885-7807  AUTOMOTIVE  AUTOMOTIVEHNDUSTRIAL -MARINE ^  PARTS & SUPPLIES  New, Rebuilt, or Used  A101 SUPPLY ltd.  |( C|itt 1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons  Hours  Mon-Sat: 6 -  Sundays: 10 - 3  (across from Len Wray's)      886-8101  ��� BUILDING CONTRACTORS*  Hans Ounpuu Construction^  886-4680  Res. 886-7188  General Contractor  RESIDENTIAL, TOWNHOMES & CUSTOM HOMES  A DIVISION OF TWIN OAKS REALTY LTD. .  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C;ill  the COAST  NEWS  at  886-2622 or 885 3930  ELECTRICAL CONTR.  ��  Olson Electric  General Electrical Contractor  Frae Estimates including B.C. Hydro Electric Plus  Residential ��� Commercial 885-1939  Box 2271, Sechelt  DENNIS OLSON  EXCAVATING  r   D & L Enterprises  ���450 John Deere  ���580B Case Backhoe  ���Septic Fields  ���Water Lines  ���Ditching  ���Clearing  ���Excavations  Call Nick: 886-2572  f?>  astrac BACKHOE  SERVICE  ��� SEPTIC FIELDS  ��� DRAINAGE DITCHES  ��� EXCAVATIONS  e WATER LINES  ��� CLEARING Steve JQnes  (CASE 580)  886-8269  r  CENTRAL GRAVEL & GRADING  Crushed & Screened  Aggregates  Free Screened Sand  (Loading Charge)  Commerclc! &  Residential Gales  ^ Beside Swansons on East Porpoise Bay Rd.     885-20.07  |    Vftfe'd    WELL DRILLING LTP.  Now serving the Sunshine Coast  Submersible Pump Installation  / L-i   - Air Transportation Available (only 15 minutes  l-^S^ R.R. 2. Qualicum Beach. B.C. '���^^L  vor2to 752-9358.  ^  Versatile Tractor go .  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COAST CHIMNEY SERVICE   .  9j4 ir Certified * feJft  Cleanings ���   Complete Installations  886-8554  Free Inspections  Look for us on. your phone book cover  WOOD HEAT  Metal Fireplaces  Wood Furnaces  Wood Stoves  Chimneys  Inserts.  Liners  AC Building Supplies  Certified  Wood Stove  Technician  STEVE  CHRISTIAN  All facets of  wood heating  883-9551  / ALLAN PAINTS  A DECORATES  FREE ESTIMATES SEVEN DAYS A WEEK  INTERIOR ��� EXTERIOR PAINTING  RESIDENTIAL - INDUSTRIAL - COMMERCIAL  Mark A. Maclnnes  Office: 886-2728  ICG LIQUID GAS  ��� Auto Propane   A  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  885-2360  Hwy 101, across St.  from Big Mac's. Sechelt  RENOVATIONS WITH ^  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  IMPROv-ER 885^  LTD. HALFMOON BAY,  ^Residential  ���Commercial.  ���Industrial  MARINE SERVICES ���  Cottrell's Marine Service  SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  Specializing in Merc. Outboard  & stern drive rebuilding  Located at  Smitty's Marina, Gibsons  SHOP 886-7711      RES. 885-5840 _  DIVER  BOAT  HAULING  PAINTING  Years Experience      Fully Equipped  Free Estimates        ..������i  M.B. Painting     ^^U  Mn-ool Pmnnnvw tUUt.tmtt.Oia      ^l^LILJ  N  Marcel Beaunoyer 886-9626  '  8863321  885-2848 ^^  (formerly Seaside Rentals)  TOOLS & EQUIPMENT  for the Professional  and the Homeowner  Mtadwatcr Marina (1986) ��t<l.  WINTER SPECIAL RATE ON WAYS:  Pay for 1 Day A GET 2 DAYS FREE  Nov. 1, 1989-Jan 31, 1990  YEAR ROUND MOORAGE: HI-PRESSURE CLEANING  Box 71. Madeira Park, B.C. VON 2K0   (604)883-2408  fTIDELINE MARINE ltd)  5540 Inlet Ave., Sechelt    J  ��� SUPPLIES  ' SALES  SERVICE  REPAIRS  FULL LINE OF MARINE HARDWARE _ ACCESSORIES  BOAT MOVING - FULL SHOP REPAIRS  PRESSURE WASHING - DOCKSIDE SERVICE  V.  TIDELINE LOGGING & MARINE LTD.  Dorhn Bosch-5637 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  Beside The len'ion  Authorized Dealer Certified Mechanical Service  ___]  885-4141 _  m VANCOUVU CALL 684-0931  coast Drywall  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION  Board ��� Spray . Demountable Partitions - Int. & Ext. Painting  Tape   ��� staal Stud*   ��� Suspended Drywall       . insulation  ��� T-Bar Ceilings    Ceilings  For Guaranteed Quality & Service Call  BRENT ROTTLUFF or RON HOVOEN ,  Beside The Gov't Dock  l*��  '   Beside The Govt ��oc_  -���^Z m  l��*  ��� Salt Water Licences^   ��� Motel & Campsites   ��� Water Taxi Vsrr^  l  ��� Marine Repairs * Ice and Tackle    883-2266  r�� bc fgrrigs Schedule  Elfective: to Tuesday. October 10.19S9 inclusive mmL%W^mmm  I^O#%)l vll^_l>  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE 3AV-LANGDALE  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am       3:30 pm M  Lv. Langdale  6:20 am       2:30 pm  8:30 M'       4:30  10:30 6:30  12:25 pmM 8:20 M  Y10:W  M dsnete* Mavtrick But  M'dtnotet nn MsvirickBus on Sundays  # Extra sailings scheduled ONLY  Sundays and Holiday Mondays from  Sunday. June 25 to Sspttmbsr 4, plus Monday.-October 9  9:30 M  11:30  1:15 pm  5:30  7:25 M.  9:15  11:00#  JERVIS INLET  Lv. Earls Cove  2:30 ##  6:40 am       4:30 pm 5:45 M  8:20 6:30 7:35  10:30 8:30 9:25 M  12:25pmM 10:20 M 11:30  tt Extra sailings scheduled ONLY on  June 23 to September 5 and October 6,7.8, and 9.  Lv. Saltery Bay  1:30 ##  3:30 pm  5:30 M  7:30  9:30  Gibsons  BUS  'Note there will be no  "'First Ferry;* run on  Saturdays. Sundays & Holidays  Gibsons Bus Schedule  Effective March 1. 1989  (via Park & Reed. North ltd. 4 Seacot. Gower Pt. & Franklin, lower Bus Stop)  (via Marina. Franklin. Firehall. Park & Reed Rd.  Depart  Mall 5:45  7:45  9:45  11:45  Arrive  Langdale 6:10  Ferry Ter. 8:10  10:10  12:10  Depart  Lower      6:15  Bus Stop 8:15  10:15  12:15  Arrive  Mall        6:30  8:30  10:30  12:30  2:30  4:30  6:30  8:30  See Bus Driver for Langdale Heights. Bonniebrook Heights.  Woodcreek Park Schedules  FARES  Out of Town  In Town  Adults  SI.50  .75  Seniors  $1.00  .75  Children (6-12)  .75  .75  Comm. Tickets  $1.25/ride  Tbese transportation schedules sponsored by  :\ <<  Insurance,  Notary  Formerly Suncoatt Aganclas �� G/ftsons Travel  Red Carpet Service From Friendly Professionals in Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons.  s member ol  INDEPENDENT TRAVEL  PB0FESSI0NAL8  886-2000 Coast News, December 4,1989  19.  ''���m-m4m��$***+,*9t.  Dundarave Stationery  2466 Marine Drive, West Vancouver  7  922-2855  ���Office & Personal Stationery  ���Greeting Cards - Large Selection  ���Pen '& Pencil SetS - Cross, etc.  ���Gifts & Party Goods  ���Educational Toys  CALL AHEAD FOR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS  ����a._^>�� *.��#��*  100 Watts/Channel  3-Way Tower Speakers.  Stand Included.  Optional CD Player Available  $129900  VCR  $58900  21"  Stereo Receiver Monitor  181 Channel/Cable Ready,  Random Access Remote.  $59800  "Hurry" while quantities last  SUNSHINE COAST TV LTD.  "After the sale, it's the service that counts."  Home Electronics     MON - SAT  Sales & Service 9:00' 5:00  5674 Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-9816  Editor:  For the last several weeks  there has been a deluge of media  analysis and information in  relation to the startling changes  taking place within the Socialist  block nations of Eastern  Europe. These changes are a  product of a political system  undergoing tremendous social  change and it is all being done  peacefully.  The Soviet Union has loosened its political and military control of its satellite nations having realized, as all imperialistic  powers must, that a military  cannot control foreign 'colonies'.  As we listen daily to newscasters giving sanctimonious accounts of the 'failure of  Socialism' and the great  triumph of Capitalism, we  don't hear much of this type of  analysis in relation to Central  America - the satellite colonies  of the USA.  President Bush announces he  is a great friend of Terestroika'  and in the same speech defends  the bombing of peasants in El  Salvador by US helicopters as  what is necessary to 'stop Communism in Central America'.  Hardliners within the Bush  administration are not about to  loosen the grip on Central  America. In El Salvador those  who might oppose the government are systematically murdered and over $1 million in  military and economic aid flow  Sunshine Coast  Services  MARINE SERVICES  Need this space?  Crill   the. COAST   NEWS  at   886 2622 or 88b 3930  MISC SERVICES  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE  Custom Cutting - Planing  . -,BeyeJ, Siding;:iPosts & Beams, -  Chris Napper 886-34B8 -'.-,  r.r.w, serd/S;*--*- ���** K'  \gibsons; BC. VON 1V0  (Bu  "\  mccaneer  Marina fe? Resort Ltd  Located in Secret Cove 885-7888  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 years  PARTS - SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  "{Johnson  OMC  VOJLVO  evmrwoe t  ***>:> y.  i  OUTBOARDS  "COMPLETE LANDSCAPE SERVICE 6' T & 8' GOLDEnA  D^'es��^c: hedging evergreens  BARK MULCH c#>-n 3   fn  15 vds. delivered in Sechelt *m.fV COASrs LA���GEST NURSBRy  MURRAY'S NURSERY '"l^r  Located 1 mile north of Hwy 101 on Mason Rd/',; 885-2974  MISC SERVICES  Brankas Store Design >  Window Display ��� Merchandising ���  Decorating ��� Store Design ���  21 years experience 886-2063  FREDERICK G0ERTZ LTD.  Complete Binocular Repairs  Repair Facilities  From Experienced Technicians  For any inquiries for old & new binoculars  Phone 684-5377 (Van)  IM'S  S032 CHESTER STREET  VANCOUVER, B.C.  FUEL INJECTION SERVICE  25 Years Ot Experience At Your Service  The fuel injection system is the heart of the diesel  engine, have your fuel injection equipment serviced  for maximum engine performance    By JIM BANKS .'  Dependable Service At A Reasonable Price  324-1715  CCSI  r  MINI  STORAGE  885-2081  JACOBSEN FEEDS     "  6452 Nor west Bay Road  885-9369 Your Authorized Dealer  (M)\ BuckerfieldV  SALES & INSTALLATION  'Commercial & Residential*  Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  * * *___��* * * * ���*��� * Phone ********  .���, c.       886-8868 OR  ���-tfO^cA SEE OUR SALESPERSON AT  SECHELT FURNITURELAND  SHOWROOM SATURDAYS  THE FLOOR STORE AT VOUR DOOR   "' ���   '     ��� ->  $$��  We carry a complete line of  Animal Feeds & Supplies  'the growing people'  r JON JAREMA >  DESIGN CONSULTANT  PRELIMINARY DEVEI.OPMKNT CONCEPTS  CUSTOM HOME DESICN  RENOVATIONS OR ADDITIONS ��� REVISION OF EXISTING PLANS  DRAWINGS AND RENDERINGS  CALL 886-8930 TO DISCUSS YOUR HOME'ENVIRONMENT  rCHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWN MOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  uUje  V_ 731 NORTH ROAD    886-2912 J  PENINSULA INDUSTRIAL  & LOGGING SUPPLIES  PORT  MELLON   * GIBSONS  mm  883-9911  Word Processing  Computer Disk Storage  Editing & Composition  Printing & Copies  Answering Service  ��� Wire Rope & Rigging  �� Welding Supplies  ��� Hydraulic Hose & Fittings  ��� Misc. Industrial Products  Van, Direct 689-7387  Gibsons 886-2480  Port Mellon 884-5303  1042 Hwy. 101, Gibsons (across from Kenmac)^  EfF  (l___-M)@-<  886-7359  Cqnversion   Windows,   Glass, I  Auto   &   Marine Glass, Aluminum Windows]  \& Screens    ���       .���Y- " ^ Mirrors    I  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd J  SUNSHINE KITCHEN^  -CABINETS-  886*9411  \Showroom Kern's Plaza,Hwy 101  Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pm j  into Salvador each day to prop  up the Cristiani government.  In Guatemala death squads  are more active than ever and  each month the Central  American Support Committee  here on the Sunshine Coast is  requested to send telegrams  concerning the students and  peasants who are tortured and  shot daily by half a dozen  paramilitary organizations  many with direct links to the  CIA.  In Nicaragua attacks by the  Contras have increased markedly in these weeks preceeding the  Nicaraguan elections. Since the  Sandinista government started  its ceasefire in March of 1988,  more than 730 Nicaraguans  have been killed by Contras,  more than 1120 have been  wounded and more than 230  have been kidnapped.  The Contra forces have  recently been bolstered by more  'humanitarian' aid from congress ($49 million) yet observers  say small terrorist bands are  receiving air-dropped new  military supplies daily. Observation teams established by the  UN and the Organization of  American States say the Contra  are jeopardizing the electoral  process as electoral officials,  municipal candidates, electors  on their way to register and  FSLN partisans engaged in canvassing have been killed,  wounded and kidnapped.  Less deadly yet equally  objectionable the US is actively  working to distort the election  by providing illegal funds to opposition parties. Nicaraguan  law allows foreign contributions  to political parties (a practice illegal in the US), however half of  that money must go to the  Supreme Electoral Council  which must pay for the tremendously expensive process of carrying on an election in an  underdeveloped country. The  US has provided in US dollars,  $3.5 million directly to the main  opposition party UNO and $9  million to' the remaining opposi-  fion parties. : - ;-;  L-,|n spijte.pf iall. this over j 1.69  ji^iori ?&i&rag^^  registered to vote and the UN  election observer team,  ONUyEN, and that of the  Organization of American  States, both verify the legitimacy and validity of the electoral process to date while  criticizing the impact of the US  intervention.  The Canadian government  claims to be taking a stand apart  from that of the US yet our  department of external affairs  has done little to publicly differ  from the Bush administration.  Canadians can pressure our  government to act through our  new membership in the Organization of Amercian States  ��� (OAS) to bring Honduras and  the Contras back into negotiations.  The Sunshine Coast Central  American Support Committee  urges everyone to write Joe  .Clark, House of Commons, Ottawa, K1A 0A6 asking to push  for a policy of reconciliation  and non-intervention in keeping  with the Tela agreement recently signed by the Central  American Presidents.  If the communists can back  Lion's  Club  reports  Editor:  In appreciation, the Gibsons  Lions Club would like to  publish where they spent the  money raised locally in the year  1988/89. Money raised locally  was distributed locally.  Some $350 was donated to  Little League Baseball; $250 to  the Beachcombers Volleyball  Club; $300 to Timmy's Telethon; $250 to Camp Squamish  Improvement Committee and a  further $200 to help send a local  child to the camp; $25 to the  blind golfers and the Gibsons  Pool received $1300 to help  finance adapted aquatics. Some  $1000 worth of sod was donated  to the Larry Labonte Park in  Gibsons.  Money raised came from TV  Bingo, Lions mints, the Lions  lunch wagon at baseball games,  private donations, Turkey  Cards and Easter Seals. More  than $1500 was raised and sent  to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.  v'Clri^ank. ybii to the people of  Gibsons.  C.H. Wilson, President  away from military confrontation as they have in Europe, its  time the US ceased its corrupt  and deadly military interventions in Central America.  Ken Dalgleish  Editor: j  I have only one comment on!  Jim McDowell's recent piece ofj  'journalism' in last week's].  Press; may he be remembered;  after his death in the same way;  that he would have us  remember Vern Elliott. \  Laurel Sukkau |  We at  Cabins to Castles Carpentry  would like to thank Mrs. Robi Petraschuk for the  opportunity to build our first "castle" addition  in Pender Harbour.  For any kind of job, big or small,  give us a call before the spring rush starts.  ROB KOENIG  ^^jdf Member of  *<Sf ALLIED...  ^mmmWmmWm The Careful Movers  SPECIALIZED  MOVING  SERVICES  ��� Custom packing  & crating -���-*  ��� Specialists in moving: PIANOS, ORGANS,  OFFICE EQUIPMENT, etc.  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  umw  fill  ftiMAM* Pender Harbour customers      __,������������_  HUT. 101. HM0II oiewe call collect        M8-26M  >*�� siy^\*v*\i,\^s%\^\^>\��V\  ^vN^V^t^N^Hy^^NtdV-Nto^k^  Jftr vines  landing  Marine <pub  ~~ Hours  Mon., Thurs., & Fri. ��� 4 - 11 pm  Sat., Sun. ��� 11:30 am -11 pm  Closed Tues. - Wed.  Boaters: Moorage available while you visit with us.  By water, conveniently located at the Chevron dock  at the mouth of Pender Harbour.  By road, follow the 'Irvines Landing' signs.  8831145 ^_  Y  Application  For A Class "G"  Licensee Retail  (Cold Beer and Wine)  Store Liquor License  It is the intention of Mr. Arden Inkster of Gilligan's Pub Co.  Ltd. to operate a Licensee Retail (Cold Beer and Wine)  Store, conforming to all rules and regulations of the Liquor  Control and Licensing Act at the site of Gilligan's Pub,  1298 Toredo Street, Sechelt, British Columbia.  A Licensee Retail (Cold Beer and Wine) Store is a licensed  establishment through which a hotel or pub operator may  retail   beer,  wine,  cider and  coolers  for off-premises  consumption between the hours of 9:00 am and 11:00 pm,  Monday to Saturday and 11:00 am to 11:00 pm on Sunday.  A referendum is being held between Dec. 4 to Jan. 2,1989.  All persons 19 years of age or older whose principal  residence is located within a half-mile radius of the site are  eligible to vote. Each business (represented by an owner or  manager who is at least 19 years of age) whose premises  fall within the referendum area may cast one ballot. Under  no circumstances may a person cast more than one vote.  All ballots are confidential and in normal circumstances  will be seen only by Pannell Kerr Forster and the Liquor  Control and Licensing Branch.  There is a 30 day appeal period from Jan. 3 to Feb. 1,1990  immediately following the deadline for the receipt of mail-  in ballots. During this time the Liquor Control and  Licensing Branch will investigate any complaints received.  Any concerns about this application for a Licensee Retail  (Cold Beer and Wine) Store license can be made to:  General Manager  Liquor Control and Licensing Branch  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, BC, V8V 1X4  Telephone: (604) 387-1254  The company conducting this referendum is Pannell Kerr  Forster. Please contact the following person if you have  any questions about the application or referendum:  Jackie Smith  Pannell Kerr Forster, Management Consultants  Suite 2000, 1066 West Hastings Street, Box 12517  Vancouver, BC, V6E 3X1  Telephone: (604) 687-2711 (you may call collect)  ���H-__-_-H___H--_HM__^ 20  Coast News, December 4,1989  Some of the many  good things about the  Sunshine coast.  hings really start happening in the summertime on  the Sunshine Coast. Hiking, biking, fishing, summer  fairs, scuba diving, arts and crafts, and water sports  galore become the central focus of everyones activities  in the summer months.  Tourists and residents alike all need to keep abreast of  the action and the best way to stay up to date is  through the Leisure Edition of Soundings. In this  special edition you will find interesting articles on the  summer and fall activities in our area, informative maps  for our tourists plus a 1990 Summer/Fall Calendar of  Events.  Available in April 1990 the Leisure Edition of Soundings  will be for sale in stores, motels, restaurants,  resorts, marinas and tourist booths on the whole  Sunshine Coast as well as in Vancouver and the Lower  Mainland, on Vancouver Island and on BC Ferries.  So book your advertising space now while it is still  available and look for Soundings on your local newstand.  For detailed information call Fran Burnside, 886-2622.  Book your advertising  space now for the  Leisure Edition of  Soundings.  :���!':  #  pi  ft?.7---  m ���  .-!Y;!  GLASSFORD  PRESS  DESIGN STUDIOS  Glassford Press Design Studios, Box 460, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0  Rocket..'  watching  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Your correspondent is just a  bit out of touch with Halfmoon  Bay Happenings this week, having just spent a glorious week's  vacation   in   Florida   in   a  12-storey apartment right on the  beautiful sandy beach where  there is  nothing  to be seen  beyond the Atlantic Ocean. No  islands nor landmarks. I believe  the nearest land is in Africa.  Quite beautiful with pounding  waves   which   can   keep   one  awake all night until used to it.  The highlight of the holiday  was seeing the night launching  of the space shuttle Discovery as  it blasted off staging a brilliant  fireworks show as it rode twin  700 foot geysers of fire into orbit.  Night turned into day as we  watched the actual takeoff  which was less than 100 miles  away from where we stood on  our balcony. The sky was  cloudless and the sight dazzling  as it flashed to life with a light  twice as brilliant as the sun.  At about two minutes after  liftoff the spent boosters fell off  leaving the shuttle still visible as  a very bright star in the sky even  when it was more than 650 miles  away and travelling at approximately 6800 mph.  We watched it fade away until it was out of sight and realized what a wonder the whole  thing was and that inside that  shuttle there were five human  beings.  This happened on the evening  before the American Thanksgiving, and there was a feeling  of great celebration as everyone  stood on their balconies clapping and cheering, cameras were  flashing and the excitement and  pride of this accomplishment  rubbed off to those of us who  had no affiliation with the  USA.  It was a once in a lifetime,  thrilling experience, which will  be remembered for the rest of  -���'my life.- ��� ti.y  BRIDGE PLAYERS  Those who enjoy bridge  afternoons at Welcome Beach  Hall please take note that, due  to the Christmas luncheon on  December 15 there will be no  bridge until after the New Year.  Please watch this column for  later announcements as to startup date.  Also a reminder that if you  plan to attend either of the  Christmas dinners at the hall  you should be making your  reservations now.  POST OFFICE NOTE  Watch out in your mail in the  near future for another letter  from the Post Office in Vancouver informing you as to the  date of a meeting which will be  taking place to decide who will  receive the franchise to run the  Halfmoon Bay Post Office.  At the present time Uli, the  new owner, is temporary post  mistress for some three months  until a decision is made by  Canada Post as to who among  those bidding, will receive the  franchise.  The meeting will be held in  the Halfmoon Bay School, date  as yet unknown. Will announce  it as soon as word is received on  this important meeting.  FIREMEN'S WARNING  The fellows in our local  volunteer fire department show  how much they care about our  welfare when they go to the  trouble of passing on a few  words of advise for your safety  during the holidays.  They remind us all that with  Christmas approaching, we  must be careful with the use of  ornamental lighting. Avoid extension cords and the octopus  tangle of overloaded sockets. If  using natural trees, place them  in containers of water to avoid  drying out.  Thanks for the warnings.  For those who are planning  to attend the Christmas dinners  at Welcome Beach Hall, please  take note that due to limitation  of numbers you are requested to  make your reservations by  Thursday, December 7.  The Luncheon Carol Sing at  noon Friday, December 15 is  $7.50 and carols will be sung by  the Sunshine Choristers. Dinner  Dance on December 16 tickets  are $10.  Numbers to call for the luncheon are Marg at 885-9032 or  Nancy at 885-2885. For the Dinner Dance call Mildred at  885-5249 or Grace at 885-9269.  CONGRATULATIONS  to Brian McManus  on receiving Chrysler's  "Good Old Fashioned Service" Award  Brian is shown here receiving a  "Good Old Fashioned Radio"  from Service Manager, Dwayne Hurford.  Come in and Meet our  Service Team  SKOOKUM  Dealer 8084 886-3433  W ���  ��� K Y  vLtK  LUTHERAN  CHURCH SERVICE  Service every Sunday       11:00 am  St. John's United Church  Davis Bay   Pastor F. Schmitt  Information: 885-9219  Sunday School info: 885-5792  ���*���*���*    THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15 am  Sunday School 11:15am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  _ n**%3fi-���;   NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  New Testament Church  5531 Wharf Rd���, Sechelt  '  Sun. Worship Service       10:30 am  Wed. Bible Study               7:30 pm  Morning Prayer         6:30-7:45 a,m '  Tues;��>at, -���'���'���  New Life Christian Academy- Yy  Enroling Kindergarten - Grade 12' '  Pastor Ivan Fox Y^  Principal, David Cliff       i^Y :  Phone 885-4775 or 885-2672" :/Y:   *�� .%> .-t% L'  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30 am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship     7 pm in homes  Wednesday  Bible Study 7:30 in homes  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488 Office 885-9707  ALL WELCOME  -*��.*�� *t-  ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  St. Columba of lona Parish  8835 Redrooffs Rd., Halfmoon Bay  The Rev. E.S. Gale: 1-525-6760  Information: 885-7088  "I'rayer Book Anglican"   : M  St.  Jt\-   ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  Rev. Esther North 886-7410 :  The Anglican Parish of  ;j  St. Aidan & St. Bartholomew:  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30 am  Worship Service 11:00 am  Hour of Inspiration 7:00 pm  Cal Mclver, Pastor  Arlys Peters, Music Minister  "The Bible as il is...  for People as they are."  _���_ <*l. Jfl sjk  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049   -_fc. ^ ^   PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Sunday School - all ages    9:45 am  Prayer & Bible Study  Wednesday 7:30 pm  883-2374 & 883-9441  Pastor Mike Klassen  Affiliated with the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada   ������st.**.**   $V  JI  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  School Rd., opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship       :   7:00pm  Phone: Church Office 886-7107  Pastor  Dan Mac Aulay 886-7107  Youth Pastor J. Morris: 886-3499  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada  ������ i���-���1% J* ���**-_____   0 THE  Jtm   ANGLICAN CHURCH  ������VA        OF CANADA  St. Hilda's-Sechelt  Sunday Services 8 & 9:30 am  Nursery & Sunday School 9:30 am  St. Andrew's - Pender Harbour  Regular Sunday Worships 11:30 am  885-5019 Rev. June Maffin  "We extend a Warm Welcome  to all''     Y  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday Sunday  5:00 pm, St. Mary's, Gibsons 9:00 am, Indian District  10:00 am, Holy Family, Sechelt  12:00 noon; St. Mary's, Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4:00-4:30 pm Holy Family, Sechelt  2nd & 4th.Sat. 4:30-5:00 pm St. Mary's, Gibsons  885-9526  m  f'-V.  !tii_e.iX-i'_&-_s.  r'^V'-^_^2_vr__**'_t-i_* __  J&__��i  lii_.'j_.-'i_ ._L-.-_i,_a _i-.'Ji;';.-!>,.ts-_-:��i��:"4i.A!_-i_>_sy_i!j  ��� *.,r..*. ...rw..y..  ....1       ���'������'   ���������--l.r>. l^^Wfeufcv^-^-V..tf^^>._^-i^.H^._t^lr-.^fe../fe.tfc<-i m  Coast News, December 4,1989  21.  :.'Y;Y..7!tome!^  IL Property  ANDERSON REALTY  The Sunshine Coast  Specialists for  ��� Recreation  ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE CATALOGUE  Teredo Square, Sechelt  885-3211  Van. Toll r-ree 684-8016  $V  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  -IN PENDER HARBOUR-  The Coast News  (Madeira Park Shopping Centre) 883-9099  Marina Pharmacy 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  ���IN HALFMOON BAY ���  B&J Store 885-9435  ������IN SECHELT ���  The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  ��� IN DAVIS BAY-���-  Peninsula Market8859721  ��� IN WILSON CREEK���  Wilson Creek Campground 885-5937  ���IN ROBERTS CREEK���  Seaview Market 885-3400  ��� IN GIBSONS������  B&D  ^;-; (Sunnyer^t^all^ 8JB6-4635^ ^  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  3 PM AT COAST NEWS OFFICES  SECHELT & GIBSONS .  Beautiful large view lot. in Lower  Gibsons, $45,000: 885-9778.  #47s  3 bdrm. modern home, view,  Gower, large lot, mint. $140,000.  885-9397 #49s  Selma Park $175,000  3 bdrm. Westwood Casabella,  2400 sq. ft. ocean view, separate  lounge and dining room, family  room and adjoining kitchen, 3  washrooms, large recreation with  wet bar. Wall to wall throughout  home, double automatic garage,  private sale, no agents please.  885-5592. #49s  Wanted To Buy  Home on small acreage, Rbts.  Ck. area, $80-$120,000.  591-1953.  #49s  Pender Harbour, 2 bdrm. mobile  on private lot, $40,000.  276-2338. #49s  House for sale by owner in Granthams, close to all amenities, 4  bdrms., 2 bathrooms, large living  room, dining room and modern  kitchen. Large double garage;  heated, completely finished inside and out with electric doors.  Almost V* acre, fully landscaped  with ocean view. $129,900.  Phone 886-8886. TFN  Swap boat for view building lot,  28' fibreform cruiser well equipped with near new twin Mercury  I/O value $35,000. 885-2954.  #50ss  1.7 acres subdividable into 3 lots.  Nice dry parklike area bordering  on established subdivision in  rural Gibsons! Good potential.  Agents welcome. Asking  $39,900.886-8356 days or eves.  ..- #50ss  Roberts Creek ,cozy 12x68 3  bdrm. mobile home on 75'xT40'  fully tendscaped lot, $65,000;'  885-1980."'    7;. #49  View lot 5 acres Rbts. Ck. Services avail. Phone 885-3469,  885-7610. #51ss  Wanted to buy clean solid well-  kept family home, 3-4 bdrms.  .plus family room in good family  area. Want Feb. 1st possession.  Call Van. 929-8150 (No agents-  please) #5'1  WANTED TO BUY  Waterfront or ocean view home  between Franklin Rd., Gibsons &  Sargeant Bay, Sechelt. 926-5071  West Vancouver. #51  12 yr. old house, very well built  home on approx. 1/3 acre. Lge.  greenhouse, nice view, bluff  area. 2 fireplaces, 3 bdrms. Asking $153,000.886-8641.     #51  House for sale by owner. 3 bdrm.  rancher, sunken lamily room  w/FP., garage, carport, lots of  parking. Davis Bay .area. Flexible  financing. 885-3743.      '    #51  60x250' West Sechelt waterfront  lot, 2 cleared building sites with  driveway. New steps and trails  down park-like hillside to. rock  buil-dozed beach. Have septic  permit, hous,e plans, spectacular  view, outstanding beach areas.  885-7629. #48s  Two 50'XIOO' adjoining lots on  Keats Island close to water, level,  well treed, water & power avail.  985-5449 or 980-7651 for further  info. #48st  Welcome Woods corner lot, gentle slope, 1/2 acre. 885-5067 or  939-6929. #47sp  1.3 Acres. 5 Lots subdividable.  Great Potential. View Lots. Gun  Club Rd. 885-3630.   .        #50s  [Attention!!  Spec. Builders  Woodcreek Park  Large serviced lots  (Some cleared) .  $18,500  Builders Terms  Available  Phone Randy  886^8244  Gibsons Marina. 3 bdrm. and  den. Potential view, skylights,  $119,500. 926-6424 lve. msg.  ���.���'������'. #51  Births  Mitch & Kathy Kwasnycia are  proud to'announce the birth of  their son Kyle Steven, born Nov.  21. 1989, a brother for Meghan.  Proud grandparents Kay & Steve  kwasnycia and George Herbrrk.  Thanks to the first-floor nursing  staff and Dr. Norman, and a  special thanks to Kay. ���       #49  Are you in an unhappy relationship? Call the Transition House  for free confidential counselling.  885-2944. TFN  Life is in the palm of your hands.  Palmistry and Iching readings by  Dometria. A good gift for Xmas.  By appointment only. 886-7143.  #49  Will the lady who phoned about  her brother please phone again.  886-2340 between 6 & 10.    #51  SHIATSU MASSAGE  Relief of tension - full body  relaxation. 2 for $35 - Intro offer.  Peggi Francis 886-4545  #51  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018  #3  Announcements  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 886-8656.  Attention Teens  Al-Ateen   Can   Help.   Phone  886-2565. TFN  Announcements  CLAYFORMS  POTTERY  We are opening our  showroom of contemporary pottery & invite  .you to visit us at  582 Reed Road  (Corner of  Reed & Chamberlin)  Alan & Joan Grout  886-9069  Santa Suit required.  (To Rent)  886-8558  TFNS  *&&  The LOWEST  Classified Ad Rated  fAl.VJfc  *pt*yo4?"  (minimum) for 10 words  >��5     for each additional word'  Births, Lost & Found FREE',  PtyfaQiweeks, Get the 3rd week FREE   >:  Y   ;.���..���/'j .���%:'���.:':������;���"����� i Whenptid by CASH, CHEQUE   * Y  YYo'-^YY .'.Y.Yv   .���'���'���"      ������'<". or MONEY ORDER   '' '',  ���*������-  GiASSIFIEDS  S ;S^b0:0n^nUhypur item is:sold!  ��� '-T.1 '�� ��� ���^for-'Up'tpf 10 wtord> ^,1        per additional  word  '> '.   -Xtfijir ad'.;feattiririg orie:'iterti.only,:'wrll run for fbur. cposetut i ve  .    week? antf vyill Iheri be!'ca:nc^lle7_ urtle'ss.ybu.instruct Os to renew it  .���v.:vfaT.afipthW \Vouf/-\by.OS��ufday;/-"?:;pm.4',i'''>' .���..������.;  y-���''���'���:��� NO CHARGE R_tRv .��iNEWAL-ter as-Jong as you want! ���--.''������  ��� V.  ������.'���'���..;.   .'.   .     ". -   -,-    "��� .'(JNW jyoitjble'Ancommefciil advertiser*)       <'��� '.  .. AU-CLASSIFIED' ADS^niu)* iw:?RE:1��Al|^before jpsertion Y  :For yourtonvepience, use.you'r MA^EkeA^O or VISA!  Y; ��� classif ij^flif^b^iNi'r-;  At"^FriendlV* People Places.''   .:;      ���';  ...  and at COAST-N IEWS Offi_e;  '-' PenderyHarbour   FjRBPAY 4:30 PM  At COASt&eWS Offices,, ; ���..     .���"'  ���    ���������.���'. SecKeit & Gibsons. .- Saturday, 3 PM  COAST NEWS Classifieds  : ' Y^ Y;The;DOWEST Price.!y..; ���'.;������.-.,    ",.'  < YTlieHIGHEST .Circujation! FAX: 886-7725  ���; '   /' .���;.-.   .'The FIRST on"the street! ���_.."        ;���  Cowrie St.-; SecKeit 885^930 Cruice Lane, Gibsons 886-2622  'Madeira Parle Shopping Center, F��ehder. Harbour Q83-9099      ���  Obituaries  KLEIN: ���Passed, away November  21,1989, Elsie May Klernv late of  Pender Harbour, at the^age Qf_98:'  Predeceased y by - her,;> husband  William, and daughter Olive; jur-  vived ��� by.'' daughters ', Marjorie  Campbell of Madeira 'Park and  Dorothy Martenez of Santa :Ana  California; sons Ben of Kleindale  and. Norman of Surrey; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren;  8 great-great grandchildren; "and.  numerous neices and nephews..'  :' .'���'   '���.::>.:  #A9  In Memoriam  COLIN McPHEDRAN remembered  by his family with love. ���      .#49  I would like.to take thi_ opportunity to tharjk our many wondeY  ful.friends, .from;Haffmoon Bay to.  Gibsons, for their-beautiful cards  and works of. comfort. Each-cne  was a part of our healing from the  sudden loss of a dear father'anti.  husband.'-. ���        .. ' ��� 7-   ���'  ���":  :'''���',   .Sincerely,  Gladys &��� Barry Legh  ���'���"'..V7 , ���..'������-. #49-  Thank You  We.wlsrj to express our apprecia-  , tion for ail the. ca'rd's, flowers and'  ;-.'wb[ds'-bf support we. reqeiyed;  7. Y DoriS. Berry.'s family  ���:������*.  . ���'���V.':-Y:;.'.- \:y M  We'want' tg.than Ic all the; nurses.'  and Drs. Paetkau.and .Berinstein  f'or.._l.l.the*cate-the^ 'gave Denis, ���>  .and���also."all;the-.pfayets from'  ' EstheYNoftri, 'jb'e-' Baptist. Church  and ,Jhe''CwlTi"unHy .Ch.urcrt. arid'.  -the flowefs and cards from-ail our-,  '"friends- and--fir/tily: Your loving^  thoughts.helfJedJa,lo.l!' ���" ��� y  ,   ������   '     ..Dertis;_.^dlihXurne^.r  ,Y;-   ..     '���    Y V- ;'-y.^9>l'  Haairtfelt '��� thanks" to' 'Gibsons-  ��� Pound.. for: retrieving the. litter .of,  .puppies,-;to.Caryl forheVfieartr*  . Jugging.afticle, to Mi.chellefor.rier  ���TLC,'to., LU for h'er. conttfltSiffg-:  generosity,Y&'to all��� the;.good.;  - citizens" who, hy adopting these  puppies, are giving them 3 fresh.-  start in life.. We know you will be  -well rewarded tor all thecare &  affection you g(ve' them, & your  wonderful response makes'our  job worthwhile^..   '���)  The devoted young-7 mother of  'the pups, & their year-old sister,"  are   now   at   Gibsons. Animal7  Hospital awaiting adoption.- very-  gentle, but timid animals- requirr  ing a good-home together, can  someone help us? Thank you :#49  Open  Fridays  'Till 9  Sunday 10-4  'Till Christmas  MACLEOD'S  Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-2171  Musicians Wanted  By Sunnycrest Mali for Saturday  afternoon Musical Jam Sessions.  To book date & time call Steve  McCarthy 886-8895. TFN  8-       Weddings  _k Engagements  "Come with me. The best is yet  to be." and with this promise  Harold Wray & Gay Smith will  take their vows on July 7th, 1990  at St. John's United Church. #49  Guitar lessons avail, all styles, all  levels. Call Steve 886-8895. #50  Upright Brinkerhoff-piano, new  keys & felts, bench included,  $1400 Firm. 885-9656.        #49  Beautiful Hammond T411 organ.  Mahogany cabinet and bench,  drawbars, presets percussion  and Leslie speaker. Home use  only, $850.885-7730. #51  Wanted  Wish to buy book  Williams. 929-4462.  store.  Mr.  Single phase motor for Dewait  Radial Arm Saw. Call 886-2688.  #49  18" fridge, gd. cond., 20'  freezer, run. order, $400 for both  OBO. 885-4468. #50  Child's 10 sp. mountain bike,  exc. cond., *��� iv. .86-8305.  #50  Olivetti port, typewriter w/carry  case, $70.886-2657. #50  THE TREE  IS UP  "Coming & Going" sweatshirts,  mugs, notes & totes. Authentic  breed drawings on back & front  of quality sweatshirts. 886-7340.  #49  Resource Directory for the healing  and intuitive arts. Remember  deadline is Dec. 15/89, all adds  must be paid for in.order,to be  printed. Thank yo.Y886-8383,  886-3627 or 885-7199.        #50  Palmistry.  Tarot  Re-Balancing  Leave message Karen-_ 86-8383.  '..'���_'.���..'   Y#50  NATURAL BEAUTY  Make-up artistry begins with the  Tight skin care, not cover up.'Call  me for a complimentary facial and  Til show you trie Mary Kay five  steps to beauty. .Gladys Elson  886-3063.     ���      , #50  ��� ~    CRAFT/BAKE SALE    .  .Sponsored    by.; .Choosing  Wellness, Dec. 8, 1 - 3 pm,  Kinhut, Dougal. Park, Gibsons.  #49  Yr. old brownish/grey Tabby  male cat. Orange Rd., area, Rbts.  Crk. (very shy). 886-9196    #49  White Samoid Lab X missing  since 3 pm, Mon., Nov. 27. Curled tail, floppy ears, Ige. flea collar, med. size, friendly. If found  886-7244. #49  Found  Fluffy orange & white kitten at B  & J Store, Halfmoon Bay.      #49  Child's bracelet. Claim at Gibsons  PbstOfficeY ?   #49  1' Pets  & Livestock  3 cats have to find a new home. 2  grey long hair beauties & 1 black  w/white paws & whiskers. Call  after 2 pm. 886-9729.        TFNS  Kittens, dewormed & defleaed,  free to good home. 886-3452  eves. #49  Garage Sales  GIANT GARAGE SALE  Over 20 tables of merchandise,  Sechelt Elementary gym. Sat.,  Dec. 9,12-3pm. #49  2ND HAND  BROWSERS  WELCOME  GIFTS GALORE  Open Sunday too: 12 - 4:30  For Olde  Times Sake]  1095 Hwy. 101 at Pratt Rd.  Gibsons 886-8261  Basic & Advanced  Dog Training  ��� Bright clean dog  & cat boarding  ���Dog grooming  "SCIENCE DIET'  NUTRITION CENTRE  Open 8 am - 6:30 pm  every day.     886-8568  -... '. Ngw Open  -.' In "^Gibsons!  CONFIDENTIAL  ��� SECRETARIAL  SERVICES  ���-.       Professional  word processing.  Gjve CSS a call  to discover how we can help  you with your'paperwork.  886-4740  TtieBag Lady is Holding an Open  House Tues., Dec^ 5. 785 Henry  Rd., 10 - 8 pm.A good assortment bf bags.for. Christmas giv-  .ingY ' ������ ' ��� / #49  Human. Rights'7 Day - Dec. 10.  Come hold a candle': in.';support of  'Human Rights worldwide, Sunday ' 4:30, ������' Rockwood- ��� Centre,  Sechelt. Please .-.bring a candlei; i  ���j Sunshine Coast Chapter  " , of Amnesty Interrrafionai  :���" ������;'; ���'-.������"���'.-.. "������ .:v-:-."��49;  For Sale  26" men's 10 spd, very gd.  cond., $50; 12" elec.  weedeater, as new, $50; 2x  child's bicycle seat, $8/ea; elec.  floor polisher, $10; infant's  plastic swing seat, $4; 4'Schef-  flera plant, $25; baby carrying  basket, padded, $40; baby  clothes and access, in gd. cond.  886-9729 aft. 2 pm: TFNS  Inglis auto, washer, exc. cond.,  guaranteed & delivered,-$325:  883-2648. TFN  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  7   885-5644  TFN  Pressure washer, 2500 psi, 10  HP Briggs & Stratton, $1900.  885-3241 eves. #48s  15 gal. aquarium, fully equip.  First $200 takes. 886-7819.  #48s  Singer electronic sewing  machine. 886-3954. #48s  3120 Husky power saw, 36"  bar; roll of .404 chain, like new  used only 2 hrs., $975.  886-2826. #47sp  Oyster Lease for sale or trade,  $6500. Norm 886-9722.    #45ss  Brand new BMX  coaster   brake,  886-8661.  bike,  $100  Norco,  Firm.  #49  HIHER COWS  The ideal hobby cows, most beef  for the least grief, 2-18 mos.  Heifers; bred. 1-16 mos. Angus  bull, $3400. 886-9410. #49  Two ponies, 1 Welsh, 1  Welsh/Apaloosa, $450 lor pair  with tack. 885-3987 or  885-1952. #49  FREE:. Long-haired kittens, used  to outdoors & young children.  886-7683. #49  Wanted, part time stable hlep any  week day(s) in trade for free  riding, English or Western.  885-9969. #50  Must sell or trade Vz Arab mare,  10 yrs., gorgeous grey, price  negotiable 885-9969. #50  Kerry Blue, spayed female, 2 year  .���ya character! 886-2505.      #51  Maltipu puppies, 6 wks., 2 left. 1  M,. 1 F, silver, $200/ea.  :886-3178. #51  20 mos. old Romney/Dorset  Ram, 89 HOP, 216%. $100; 2  butcher lambs on the hoof,  $80/ea. 886-8662.     *'.     #50  SPCA Adoption: Variety of cats &  kittens. 886-7313. -' #49  COMPUTER  SOFTWARE  forl.B.M.  Compatible.  For business and home.  Disk Catalogue  in Hypertext  $4.00 refundable  JZ  1}  Sunware Service  Member.  Association ot  Shareware  Professionals  SUNWARE  SERVICE 885-5025  SAND $40  6 yd. Id. del'd, Pender Harbour  area. 883-9907, 883-2787 Lyle  Forbes. #3  VELO CYCLE CAPES  Ride dry in the rain, $29.95. Ten  sizes, two colours. Phone  886-7424 or Trail Bay Sports. #50  Colour TV from $150 guaranteed.  886-3318. #50  WOODSTOVE  New, excellent See-Fire C.S.A.  U.L.C, approved,   $650. OBO.  886-7712. #51s  2 G78-14 snow tires on rims, 5  stud,"* like new, $65; coast nav.  depth sounder Mod-606, new,  $35; 5' cross-cut saw, 2-hand,  $25; brand new misc. Craftsman  hand tools; 2 new vests, 1 Down,  $25, 1 leather fleece lined, $65.  885-5180. . #50  Viking 30" stove, rotisserie, J  meat probe, immac, brown, j  $130.885-9336. #51s  Sealy Posturepedic single mattress, like new, $399 OBO;  Hydraulic tubmate, just been serviced (for disabled person), $250  OBO. 885-2789. #51s  Brand new tow bar, used once,  $210; 14 Bic lighter vending  machines. Info 885-5404.     #51  Kuwara BMX, gd. cond., very  light, perfect for racing.  886-2738. #46sp  Skate   board   for  sucker). 886-8558  saie  (street  TFN  New & Rebuilt  AUTO PARTS  OPEN EVERY DAY  A101 SUPPLY LTD  886-8101  CASTIiftOCK  Roberts Creek'  885-9840  Boarding & Oiwmfog  ���No .inim.il7. will lv">Kxepted without  corretjt yawirtation records. .-;,''  Personal  Do you need some information to  deal with your legal problem? Call  the Loga! Information Service  885-5881; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4.. .'-.TFN.  ;WjNTER.CLOSE OUT SALE  In ���p/eparatiori for Spring.Line  Tops: ','n 'Jrends -Ladies Casual  Wear.'.'SampleSiialf price or.less7  dresses/: _kirts;'��� jumpsuit's,  pants, tops'! unisex sweatshirts.  Great gifts." Everything musj 'go:  886-7789.    .   . ���--. #51.  : v -Woodturnlng Exhibition.  Y^i Sale by" Gary Kelly  Nov;2, -'Dec.'-17,' S;C,. Arts ten-  tre, Sechelt :885-54l�� for times,  Jfnfb. :';,; -���"'���'���'. :    #50  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET,. IAMS,.   -  :'TECHMI-CAL, NUTRO-MAX. .  :.���"���'   -PURINA, WAYNE. -  Also full line of bird seed  ' ���: And much more.  Quality Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  .'.    Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact   Country   Pumpkin   or  Marlee Fashions. TFN  Serger! Hardly used cost $800,  sell $500. Kathryn 886-4547.  #1s  Inglis Citation 5-cycle washer,  gd. cond., $199 OBO. 886-7151.  #48s  Lowrey double keyboard organ,  best offer. 886-9103. #50s  OYSTER PIPES'  P.B.S. 885-4642, 885-2063  .. ���;  ."'.'   #48ss  Two target archery bows, 35 lb.  & 26 lb. with accessories, $175  ea. 886-7696.  #49  Crib & mattress, $50; car seat,  $10;. car booster seat, $15; antique mirror wardrobe, $100; fold  ��� bed frame, $10; wanted - ping  pong table. 886-8029. #50  Goalie pads, Cooper GP5929",  $200; Cooper 29", $50; goalie  blocker, Cooper GM12PF, $30;  [CCM Pro-pack Girole and shell  men's M., $75; 2 motorbike  helmets, $15 ea.; J. guitar, $30;  ladies ski boots, size 7, $15;  2-20" BMX white rally rims,  $10; 1-30" white metal shower,  $30; small utility sink, $5.  886-9127. #50  21" colour TV, $200 OBO; heavy  duty Speed Queen dryer, $250  OBO. Call Rob aft. 5 pm.  886-7602. i #51  Macintosji SE 20MB hard drive,  $3000680, Tangent Enterprises.  886-3483. #49  BOOTS: New Nokia Rub-Cork,  $50; blk. cowboy, $15; comp.  Moulinex veg," chopper, $35; 4  setting Liling China comp., $50;  veggie slicer, baking tins; trouble  light, $5; games, lamps, $5;  older fridge, $35; b/w TV, $25;  travel iron, $8; vases, $5.  886-3601 before 8 am or att.' 5  pm. #49  Used sofa & chair, exc. cond.,  immaculately clean, $39. View at  Kern's Home Furnishings.  886-8886. #49  Fully lined drapes  ,  Beige w/coloured flecks.  PR-94"x84"L;$500.  Crushed velvet - choc. brn.  PR 44"x52"L. $35  . Fully Lined  *���������   Beige w/red, green  RR - 46x41 L - PR - 86x41 L  ���   $250  Lined - Pale yellow w/green  & yellow  .  2 PR - 42x44LY$35  Smith Corona 2200 elec. portable  typewriter w/carrying case. Exc.  cond:, $200 Firm.  Braun Juicer only used a few  times  (new $90),  $75  Firm,  886-2673. #51  Perfect student's Christmas gift!  Apple lie '128K computer.  Monochrome & RGB colour  monitors, Epson printer, gravis  sticki some software. Price includes 4 lessons taught by professional, $1350 Firm.  885-3131. #49  Canopy for small import, blk.  with smoked glass; 12 spd.  mountain bike; rear sliding glass  for '84 to current S10 ��\S15 PU;  '76 Toyota PU.. Runs "well:  885-2143,885-5864.    ;��� Y#5ly  Friendly village china for 8, $150:  885-5481.- #49  h ITP^^^liS^T?.'^!-^ijy<y'-:r- iX.'mJfVmi ^vfrrarr^m/r^mTrr'  22.  Coast News, December 4,1989  '.:'y  . y  ���m  y^I  JY  ���'a  ���M  ���SM  ���������<&.������  YSi  '���$ iiv  If!  ��� FINDERS KEEPERS*  Antiques & Collectibles  WE'RE OPEN  and have a fine selection of things  for you. Drop in and see for  yourself. We're behind the  Chevron at the Sunnycrest Mall  or call 886-4551. TFNS  One snowmobile, Moto Ski  Mirage Special, used 2 seasons,  $1000.883-2883. #51  Winch, 8000 Ib. w/controls, lead  rollers, cable, $650 OBO.  885-3600. #49  Beautiful stained glass Tiffany  lamp registered in Victora, valued  at over $1000, will sell for $500;  Hammond organ complete  w/draw bars, perfect for church  or home, $800 Firm. 886-2097.  #49  THE CHRISTMAS SHOPPE  Opening Fri., Dec. 1, downtown  Roberts Creek. Unique gifts for  that someone special on your  Christmas list. Open Tues. to  Sun., 10:30 to 7:30. #49  Merit woodstove with oven and  warming oven, $500. 883-2396.  #50ss  Electrolux recond. machineswith  power nozzle, $125 and up.  886-8053 or 886-4776.        #49  Super single waterbed, complete,  $150 firm. 885-5280 aft. 6pm.  #49  Two Michelen snow on 13" Honda wheels, $125. Jim 886-2277.  #49  Husky chainsaw, 40" bar/28"  bar, new chain, great firewood or  shake block saw, $395.  885-7177 days 885-7874. #50ss  Aluminum canopy for full size  pickup in gd. cond., $175; gd.  sized piece of used carpet in  reas. cond., $75. 886-2682 aft.  5pm. #49  Honda generator, 500 watt, like  new cond., $395. 885-7177 days  885-7874. #50ss  Cannon AE:1 w/35-140 macro-  zoom; BSa 308 rifle w/3-9  variable scope; depth sounders,  (video & paper); 2-way elec.  fridge; propane stove (3 burners  & oven. 883-9362. #49  Photocoper, Canon NP120, $850.  886-3705. #49  Guaranteed used alternators &  Starters. 886-8101. #49  Attention computer users, when  is the best time to think about  Uninterruptible Power  Supplies??? Call now. discuss  your needs and have one before  the next power outage or  brownout. Tangent Enterprises.  886-3483. #49  -'Autos--  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parts  and Towing  886-2020  TFN  1970 Corvette 350 tunnel ram,  new paint, tires & mags, $8,500  OBO. 886-4870. #48s  78 Plymouth Colt, S/W, auto.,  gd. cond., $1750 OBO.  885-9288. #48s  Porsche 911E, 930 body, lowered  front, flared fenders, whale tail,  mech. fuel inject., reduced to  $18,500. No test pilots please.  885-7191. #46sp  1953 Ford 4  cond.,   gd.  886-2826.  dr. Sedan, run.  project',   $500.  #45s  1980 Dodge  886-2944.  Aspen  parts.  #49  1968 Firebird 400.4 spd., $6500  Firm. 886-4982. #46sp  Printer, Tandy, Mod. DMP 130,  works well. 2 yr. old, $200 OBO.  886-9651. #49  Schrader airtight fireplace insert.  Very gd. cond., $450 OBO.  886-2835. #49  Tandy 1000 Tx IBM Compatible  computer. Complete w/ 640 K, 2  drives, monitor & $500 in programs, $1200. 886-8356 days &  eves. #50ss  T & S SOIL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoil mixed-Hog Fuel  By the yard or truck full. Top  quality products at reasonable  prices. You pickup or we deliver.  Phone anytime 885-5669.     TFN  Beautiful cedar double entrance  doors, prehung, includes frame,  handles, deadbolts, $650.  886-3845. #48s  Bundle kindling, $3/per bundle.  10 bdl. will deliver. 886-3687.  #51  100 %" black iron shackles,  ideal for anchoring etc., $350.  885-5448. #49  Wood heater w/1/2  $180.885-9645.    '  cord  wood,  #49  Casiowriter - CW20, seldom used, (including 4 bland tapes). 6  of the 23 features. Battery  operated portability, 2 pages of  text memory, choice of 7 print  sytles, removeable Ram pack  memory modules w/capacity of 8  pages, stores commonly used  phrases, automatic centering.  Also 1 pkg. 5.25 dbl. sided floppy disks. 886-3085. #51  Panasonic Vac.  both exc. cond.,  $175 both Firm.  and elec. brom,  w/tools & bags,  886-2899 eves.  #51  6' import canopy, $250 OBO;  mountain bike, $95. 886-8101.  #49  WOODSTOVE  Regency Hearth Heater, CSA ap-  pr., $575.886-3530. #49  Firewood: $100 cord, 'A cord, Vz  cord avail. Call 886-2688.     #49  BATHROOM FIXTURES  Toilet & vanity w/moulded marble  top. 3 pce. mirrored medicine  cabinet & light fixture, fiberglass  shower stall w/glass door.  883-2195. #49  Moving: old oak diningroom  table, chairs, china cabinet. 3  pce. oak bdrm. suite w/marble  top washstand, 2 oak side tables,  3 oak chairs, copper boiler, coal  scuttle, coleman lamp, gas iron,  wrought iron chandeliers, floor  lamps, 14V2' boat, trailer, motor.  885-9032. #51  PREGNANT? Need anything? Crib  & matt., change table, car seat,  blankets, toys, clothes to age 4.  All clean & in gd. cond., All for  $400.886-7908. #51  Sears auto., front room heater &  sand filled pipes, $250 OBO.  886-2592. ,   #49  1 female 1-way ticket Vancouver  to Toronto Dec. 15, $180.  886-3654. #49  New & Rebuilt  AUTO PARTS  NULON LUBRICANTS  Now Available  A101 SUPPLY ltd  886-8101  1984 Chev 4X4 truck, Scottsdale  10, 6.2 I. diesel, low mileage,  exc. cond. 886-3940.       #46sp  '80 Ford F250 flatbed 4X4,  $4000 OBO. 885-3469.     #47sp  '68 Dodge Monaco, no rust, 360  engine, 2-dr., $999 OBO.  886-7632. #47sp  1980 Dodge Ram % ton. Extra  HD - stepbox - gd. run. cond.,  $1950 OBO. Ph. 886-2924.#47sp  1989 Grand Marquis LS, fully  loaded, vinyl roof, mint condition,  low mileage, $23,000 OBO.  886-2518. #47sp  '68 California Cadillac Sedan  DeVille, 4 dr., h/t, needs TLC,  $1200 OBO. 886-3912.      #47ss  $850  #49  77 VW van, runs exc.  OBO aft. 5pm 886-8009.  1988 Nissan Pulsar, $15,900.  Ph. 886-7727 aft. 5 pm.    #45sp  78 Chev Capri, $500 OBO.  885-7638 aft. 6pm. #47sp  1979 Chev Malibu, 2-dr., very  clean, runs great, P/S, P/B,  auto., $1850. 886-7520.      #1s  '82 Toyota Land Cruiser, 8000  ib. winch, 129,000 ks., very  clean, $9100. 883-2669.    #48s  Wrecking 75 GMC % ton P.U.  for parts. 886-2322. #48s  '86 Safari Cargo  auto., P/S, P/B,  885-5700.  Van, 4-cyl.,  $8600 OBO.  #49s  1957   Dodge  886-3289 eves.  Custom  Royal  #48s  1976 Volvo, $1200 OBO.  886-2106 or 886-2911.        #51  Classic '63 Volvo 544 Sport,  needs restoring, mech. sound,  $750 OBO. 886-3639. #51  '81 Ford Futura, sunrool, exc.  cond., $3500 Firm. 885-5033.  #51  Cash for Radiators. 886-8101.  #49  1974 Corvette 454 rebuilt. Lots of  extras. After 6 pm 885-3215. #51  1981 Chevy van, 150,000 kms,  305, V8. Set-up for camping.  Snow tired, roof rack, $2800 OBO  by Xmas. 886-9753. #51  1976 Chev van, P/S, P/B, new  brakes, water pump, cust. int.,  mags, exc. run cond., $995 OBO.  886-2082. #49  78 Toyota Corolla Liftback, $750  OBO. 886-8036. #49  1980 Camaro Z28, 350 auto.,  T-tops, fully loaded, exc. cond.,  $3500 OBO. 886-4628.  #49  '83 Plymouth Reliant. 4 cyl.,  auto.. $4500. 885-5280 aft.  6pm. #49  '87 Ford Ranger extended cab  4X4, exc. cond., $9000.  885-9620. #49  Insulated canopy for shortbox  pickup, $150 OBO. 886-7372.  #49  Must Sell - '87 Chev Beauvair  van auto., PS/PW/PL, air., tilt,  cruise, stereo. Tinted windows,  trailer hitch, 49,300 kms.. Alberta vehicle,' $16,500. Phone  886-3647. #50  Stewart Road Autowreckers  Scrap car removal, used auto  parts,    1178   Stewart   Road.  886-2617. #50  1982 Ford Courier truck, low  mileage, gd. corid., 4 cyl., auto.,  4 new tires, canopy. Asking  $2800.886-9626. #51ss  1989 Dodge Ram LE150 truck,  mint cond., fully loaded, must be  seen! 886-9626. #51ss  1980 Dodge Omni 024, recond..  4 cyl., 4 spd., new clutch, near  new radials, over $1200 spent  recently. A deal at $2000 OBO.  886-2585 aft. 6pm. #50  1976 Ford Country Squire, $500  OBO. 886-7143. #49  '87 Firebird, blue, 2.8 L fuel inj.,  5-spd trans., factory ordered  w/A/C. cruise, tilt. P/W, P/D,  AM/FM cass, 5 yr ext. warr.,  lady driven, exc. cond. Must sell,  $11.900 OBO. 886-3321.      #49  1971 International diesel 20' flat  deck, cab over T/A, runs well,  $5000. 885-3337. #50s  Single axle dumptruck, 14 yd.  box, exc. shape, city tested.  886-2924. #45s  76 Chevelle S/W, reliable trans.,  has rust, $700 OBO. 886-8250.  #45s  '85 Subaru 4 dr.,  cond., 96,000 kms.,  885-7065.  auto., exc.  one owner.  #51  76 Ford Pinto, gd. brakes,  clutch, trans., tires, runs OK,  $350.886-3297. #49  78 Dodge heavy Vi ton, auto.,  with canopy, $3000.  886-3069. #51  1979 Ford F250 auto., 351 PS,  canopy, new tires, shocks,  brakes, gd. shape, $2400.  883-9937. #51  79 Plymouth Volare, auto./6, 4  dr., gd. cond., $1400 OBO.  885-7818. #51  AUTO PARTS  Check & Compare  DOVELL DISTRIBUTORS  1009 Hwy 101, Gibsons  (Kingo Diesel Bldg.)  886-7131  78 Datsun 510 $1000; "80 Datsun pickup w/canopy, $3400.  885-2610. #49  77 Suburban 4X4 for parts. Rblt.  motor. 885-5774. #49  1978 Suburu 4X4 S.W. to restore  or parts, $500 Firm. 886-3896.  #49  '87 Tempo 5-spd., A/C, P/S,  P/B, 4-dr. gd. cond., $7,900.  885-5690. #49  1981 Audi 4000 S. auto., new  motor, brakes, exhaust, tires,  $5200 OBO; '62 Ford farm tractor. $1100; 74 MGB. $4000.  886-3811. #49  3  O  CO  : COAST FORD SOUTH COAST FORD SOUTH COAST FORD ��  �����  WE'VE GOT THE TRUCK  **   for YOU!  ANY ONE OF THESE PRICED  UNDER $17,950  1989 FORD 3/4 TON 4X4  1989 CHEV SIO Supercab  1988 AEROSTAR XLT Loaded  1988 FORD V_ TON 6 Auto  1986 FORD 1 TON Van Body  1986 FORD 3/4 TON 4X4 302  1986 FORD 3/4 TON 4X4 Diesel  1985 FORD 3/4 TON 4X4 460  1984 BRONCO II V6 - 5 Speed  1984 CHEV ��/2 TON 305  1981 FORD ��/2 TON 6 Auto  1981 COURIER Canopy  10 More to Choose From  AND UP  SEE US FIRST. OR SEE US LAST,  BUT SEE US!  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL5936  885-3281  SOUTH COAST FORD SOUTH COAST FORD SOUTH COAST  1977 Toyota Corolla H/B, gd.  cond., 885-3831. #50  Classic 1964 Thunderbird  Laudau. Must sell, bills to  $2500. Sacrifice $3500.  886-9652. #50  Y:   tampers.  Motorhomes  1986 27' Class A Empress motor  home, low miles, exc. cond.-  Many extras. 886-4908 or  854-1159. #46sp  Wanted: Class 'C motorhome,  prefer 22-25 ft. 885-2264.  #49  1975 31' Executive motor home.  Loaded, low mileage. 883-2982.  #1s  1977 Ford RV, P/S, P/B. AT,  55,000 mi., new tires, roof rack,  2-way fridge, furn, recird, toilet,  tinted windows, cruise control,.  r\p rust. $7850. 886-2062.    #51  24' Glendale trailer, fully equip..;  propane, elec. $2600. 886-2492  or 885-2694 aft. 6pm. #49"  Yes! There is a reliable local pro-  pellor repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  21' Northwest  Suzuki, sleeps  $5,500. 885-2610.  Sloop.    7ft  4,   dinghy,  .   #46sp  Marine  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP  1987-1988 Evinrudes. Excellent  condition. Lowes Resort,  883-2456. TFN  Cal25, fully equipped, moorage  included, $11,500. 886-8706.  #1s  '84-17' BOSTON WHALER MON-  TAUK centre console 80 HP,  Merc, galvanized trailer, Biminy  top, video sounder, $15,500.  270-6764. #48s  M.V. Bristler, 40' ex-  gillnet/halibut boat, plywood  Cummins 903 radar, sounder,  Loran C, Mark IV pilot, 20,000  Ib. capacity, $60,000. 883-2667  eves. #48s  1981 Glassply hardtop 19%' 115  Merc outboard E-Z load trailer,  exc. cond., $12,500. 464-3409.  #46sp  16' K&C Thermalglass boat, 85  HP Evin, new canvas, new leg.  trailer. $3,000 OBO. 885-5858 or  886-9078. TFN  Galvanized boat trailer single axle. 1000 Kilogram capacity electric winch bearing buddies for  20' boat. Like new. $2,000.  886-9066. ���       #46s  17' Wood boat, cabin, inboard.  Ready to cruise, $1,750 OBO.  885-5612. #47sp  27' Century Cruiser, head,  gallkey, 233 HP Merc & leg,  sounder, VHF radio, etc. trailer,  $18,500,885-7501. #48s  SECHELT MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Bill Murray  M.CM.M.C.    M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C.   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  885-3643  Classic Uniflite 25 ft.  Sound hull, rebuilt gear, new  hyd. steering, 302 Ford, needs  work. Box 145 Madeira Park,  885-2240. #48s  25' Appollo 225 Merc I/O. stand-  up head, stove, equipment,  fridge, tandem trailer. Worth  $15,000. Make offer 883-2438,  883-2433, 883-2387 or  883-9440. #48s  42' Kasasa 671 Jimmy, Gibsons  Dock, $3800. Gord 886-2308 aft.  6 pm. #46sp  15' Peterborough Bow Rider, 40  HP el. Merc, H/D trlr, $2800  OBO. Accept 14-16' alum, trade.  886-2429. #1s  Merc 888 stern drive leg, gd.  shape, $835.95.885-5840. #50  35 HP Merc 1987 model,  $935.95.885-5840. #50  EVINRUDE OUTBOARDS  Special savings on all models in  stock. Full Marine Services.  Hyak Marine Services 886-2246.  #49  25' Fiberform, 233 Merc w/Merc  leg, galley, stand-up head, full  electronics, sleeps 4. 885-4468.  #46sp  San Juan 24, 9.9 HP Honda. 4  sails, CB, stereo, head, 2 burner  stove, compass, sleeps 5,  $11,500.885-7209 eves. #46sp  Sailboat, 26" F/G Yamaha 9.9 HP  0/B, sleeps 5, ready to sail,  moorage, $8000 OBO. 885-9772  eves. #47sp  30 ft. Glass, Double Eagle  pleasure craft - converted from a  gillnetter, 155 HP Chrysler 6 Cyd.  diesel, diesel gaily stove, TV  screen, sounder, VHF etc., exc.  for pleasure, work boat, crew  boat, or whatever, $40,000 firm;  Call 886-8557. #50  CHRISTMAS PRESENT?  14' clinker semi-cabin putt-putt  with 8 HP Briggs & Stratton motor  and trailer, recent refit and tune-  up, perfect for the serious fisherman, $950 OBO. 886-2738 aft.  ^ #50  15'/2' Sangster. 70 evinrude,  hydraulic, trim lift, galvanized  highliner trailer with spare. 1989  model 15' Gregor all welded  alum, boat, 25 HP Johnson outboard, galvanized highliner trailer  w/budy bearing. 885-3789. #1s  \   V   N   X   \   \   \   N   \   V V N   V  \   V  V  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore & International  Paints  Marine  Finishes  Commercial '//<  Pricing   <  Bill Wood  SECHELT  Bus. 885-2923  Res. 885-5058  saanncnBBBsnsBcnaaf]  A  Mercury 7.5 gd.  firm. 886-2513.  cond.  $475.  #51  Mobile Homes  1976 mobile home, gas heat,  drapes, appliances, V.G. condition, $20,450.885-5252.     #50  ATTENTION  BUYERS  MODULINE INDUSTRIES  Is pleased to announce  REGAL HOMES LTD  is the only authorized dealer  for DARTMOUTH, HAMPTON  & GIBRALTER Homes on the  Sunshine Coast.  For further information  Call 580-4321 (collect)  PARK SPACES  Available for new  mobile home of  your choice  885-7126.  $2000 Down  will buy you this new  Deluxe 3 bdrm. home in  Family Park with M.A.P.  Program OAC.  For information call collect  580-4321  Motorcycles  '83 Kawasaki GPZ 550, exc.  cond. 13,000 kms. $1,500 OBO.  886-7198. #45s  1986 Jawa Moped, 1200 mi., immaculate condition. $375.  886-7819. #48ss  '79 Honda CM400, gd. cond.,  very reliable, $700. 885-7113.  #49ss  1986 Yamaha Virago, $3500  OBO. 886-7143. #49  24.  Wanted to Rent  Working couple (writers) want to  rent unfurnished house pref. on  acreage in Rbts. Ck., call coll.  224-8042. TFNs  'TO ROUGH TO RENT'  Local carpenter needs small  house or cottage, Gibsons area.  Will fix, call Steve 886-3275.  #49  Urgent!. Responsible family seeks  2-3 bdrm. home. 885-3536. #51  HELP!! Responsible parent with 2  teenage children desperately  seeking 2 bdrm. house/suite/  trailer in Gibsons. I have been  searching since July. Can you  help? Please call Sandy  886-8068. #49  HELP! 5 yr. old child is going to  spend Christmas on the.street.  Looking for 2 bdrm. between  $400-500/010. Pleaes contact  Brenda at 886-7718 or leave  mess, at 886-7683. : ^  For Rent  Granthams Landing - waterfront  suites, spacious 1 bdrm.; den,  $750 -1 bdrm., $500, both newly renovated, avail. Dec. 1/89.  886-2071. #49  Modern 1 bdrm. self-contained  apt., suitable for lady or childless  couple, $400/mos. Selma Park.  885-5552. #49  2 bdrm. cottage w/ocean view,  partially furn., 10 min. from  Sechelt. Avail. Jan. to June. Pref.  single woman or resp. single  parent. $450/mos. 596-1968.  ' '   #49  Bed   sitting   room   w/use  facilities. Female. 885-7896.  of  #49  3 bdrm. with basement. New  carpets. No pets. Lower Gibsons..  Avail. Dec. 15, $750/mo.  923-4744. ' -J #49  Prime commercial space, 700 sq.  ft. store, avail. Jan./90, central  Sechelt. 885-5415.  #51  Commercial property, 3 bays,  showroom, parts room, parking,  2700 sq. ft. bulding, high traffic  area, Gibsons. Lease proposals  being considered. Write to Rentals, Box 1401, Sechelt, B.C.  VON 1V0. #49  Roberts Creek W/F available Jan.  1, 2 bdrm. small house, suit 1-2  adults, N/S, no pets, $450.  886-8124. #51  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear in the more than 90 Newspapers of the B.C. and Yukon Community  Y. YY��":      Newspapers Association and reach more than 1,400,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  S159. for 25 Words ($3. per each additional word)    Call the Coast News at 885-3930  AUTOMOTIVE  Active Auto Brokers, disposal  agent for Active Bailiff Services.  Repossessions, estate, legals,  cars, trucks, motorhomes, boats.  Call Mr. Price (only), (604)434-  1819. D5476.  EDUCATION  No money down O.A.C. Lease/  buy any new/used car or truck.  Deal direct with factory broker.  CaH collect NOW. (604)250-  6653.D6099.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  START YOUR OWN IMPORT/  EXPORT business, even spare  time. No money or experience.  Since 1946. Free brochure:  Wade World Trade, c/o Cdn.  Small Business Inst. Dept W1,  1140 Bellamy Rd. N. #1, Scarborough, Ontario M1H1H4.  Reluctant sale. High Volume business tor sale in Jasper, Alberta.  One of the highest In Western  Canada. Convenience store located in superb downtown location. Priced to sell. For more details call Ken at (403)852-5610 or  852-4179 evenings.  Stay at home and make money!  Many profitable plans. Free catalogue. Leslie Printing, 231-22  Avenue, Dept. E, Deux Montag-  nes, Quebec J7R4H6.  CONSIDER A GREATCAREER  OPPORTUNITY. Be another  successful graduate of our F/T  PROFESSIONAL COOKS  TRAINING PROGRAM. Full  Government Funding. Classes  start April 9,1990. PIERRE  DUBRULLE CULINARY  SCHOOL, 1522 W. 8th Ave..  Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4R8 (604)  7384155.  "SHOE REPAIR AND SHOP  MANAGEMENT". Take the first  step towards a business of your  own with Canada's best known  program. May be eBgfole for sponsorship by employment and Immigration Canada. Information:  Counselling Department, Vanoouver Community College, 250  West Pender St., Vancouver,  B.C. (604) 681 -8111, Local 220.  EXCELLENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY. We are a well established North American Com-,  pany and are also opening the  European market January 1,  1990. Our industry is the "Environment*. Up to 58% return on  your money. Investment under  $15,000. First month sales in  Edmonton $149,000. For more  information call 276-2743.  Bodyshapers Toning Salons.  Earn $50,000. to $60,000. per  year in this easy to operate business booming industry, ground  floor opportunity. Demo sets from  $19,000. No experience necessary. Full training provided 873-  4409.  Manufacturer of unique, weil received, telephone book binder  needs ambitious people wanting  $100,000. yearly in their own  advertising sales business. Maverick, Box 1311, Prince George,  B.C. V2L 4V3 or (604)561-1665.  2-4 p.m. weekdays.  DIPLOMA CORRESPONDENCE. Free Calendar. High  School upgrading. English, Bookkeeping, Accounting, Computers,  Business Administration, Small  Business Management, Legal  Secretary, Taxation, Marketing,  Personnel, HoteVRestaurant,  Travel/Tourism... Naal College,  Vancouver (604)688-4913, toll-  free 1-800-387-1281 (24 hours, 7  days a week).  EQUIPMENT & MACHINERY  1982 D8L $115,000., 1980 D9H  $89,000., 1976 D9H $49,500.,  1981 D7G $98,000., 1981 950  $72,500., 1970 966C $29,500.,  1980 988B $135,500., 1985  TD25G $145,000., 1975 931  $16,500., 1981 NW 500 Dracfine  $95,000. Phone (604)596-7611.  Fax (604)596-3681.  FOR SALE MISC  Lighting fixtures. Western Canada's largest display. Wholesale  and retail. Free catalogue available. Norbum Lighting Centre,  4600 East Hastings St, Burnaby,  B.C. V5C2K5 Phone (604) 299-  0666.  FOR SALE MISC  PORTABLE SWIMMING POOL.  24'X74'X4', natural gas heated.  Equipment tendering details and  photographs of pool in operation  can be obtained by contacting:  Rick Hume, Town of Smithers,  Box 879. Smithers, B.C. VOJ 2N0.  847-325I.  HELP WANTED  We're information people! We  have recipes! Ways to: Beat Auto  Insurance! Become successful!  Meet oppose sex! More information? Send S.A.S.E. to P.O. Box  7098, Victoria, B.C. V9B 4Z2.  Three Kingtron Model JX. Double  drawer tills. Complete with  kitchen printer. Units two years  old. In good condition. Contact A  a W. Smithers. (604) 847-3700.  Arthritic pain? Aching back? Stiff  joints? Steeping hands? "Beulah  Of hejpell Brochure/information,  $2. from: Beulah Land, Box 1086,  Portage La Prairie, Man. R1N  3C5.  Salmon Arm Observer is looking  for a sports/general news reporter. Layout and photography  skills necessary. Rush resume  to: Editor, Box 550, Salmon Arm,  B.C. V1E4N7  RESORT HOTEL. BANFF. ALBERTA. Seeking enthusiastic  people to work in Housekeeping  Department! Subsidized accommodation available. Respond to:  Inns of Banff Park, Box 1077,  Banff, AB. TOL OCO. Phone:  (403)762-4581.  Information Distributors Wanted.  Make $500. Week at home. Send  SAS.E. for startup kit. Llah, Box  69622, Vancouver, B.C. V5K  4W7  COASTAL NAVIGATION  (C.Y.A.) by correspondence.  Introductory offer $200. Charters,  Cruise 'N Learn. Full details:  CapL Michael Scott, Argus Nautical Sciences, 1211 Mapleglade  PI. S.E., Calgary. T2J 2H5  (403)271-3776.  Fact: $50. per month out-performs a $30,000. annual income.  For details supporting these  statements - $5. Money Plus,  803B Kingsway Ave., Medicine  Hat, Alberta. TIA 2X5. Satisfaction guaranteed.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  ADULT CONTACTS-For discreet swingers!) Ladies adsf reel!  Exciting detaHs-$2. Amanda,  Ste. 1, Box 4915. MPO, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 4A6.  Divorce? No consent of spouse or  court appearance. Just 5-15  weeks. $69.95 plus costs. Free  literature. Same system since  1970. As heard on CKNW. Dl-  yorcervice, 201-1252 Burrard,  Vancouver 1-687-2900. Franchises available.  WOULD YOU LIKE to correspond wHh unattached Christian  people, ages 18-80, the object  being companionship or marriage. Write: ASHGROVE, P.O.  Box 205, Chase, B.C. VOE1 MO.  LIGHT FIXTURES, electrical  motors, generators, phase converters, transformers, fans, welders, wiring materials. Phone for  free literature FRI ESEN ELECTRIC, Abbotsfoid (604) 859-7101  or 1-800-66^6976  Warehouse full of new and used  desks, chairs, file cabinets, crafts  supplies, household furniture,  antiques and cdtectaWes, wholesale and retail. Metrotown Liquidators, 5329 Imperial, Burnaby.  (604)437-6612     .  Garbage Truck and Containers,  1975 International Tandem. Mark  3 Hell rear load 60-2 yard and 3  yard containers. Good condition  Phone evenings (004)495-6745.  NORITAKE CHINA SALE! Avoid  year-end price increases. Order  Nowi Terrific discount on CURRENT patterns. Delivered well-  Bicked, insured. Specify your  oitake pattern) For price list,  shipping details, caH Alexander's,  "The Noritake Experts', Toronto,  toll-free: 1-800-263-5896,10 a.m.  - 5 p.m. EOT. Clip and save.  GARDENING  Gardening Sale. Save bkj on all  your greenhouse and hydroponic  gardening needs. Save up to 25%  on Rockwool Halidesfrom $142.  CaH Toll Free 1-800-663-5619.  Free Shipping Program. Western  Water Farms.��103,20120-64th  Ave, Langley, BC V3A 4P7  QUALIFIED MECHANIC. WeH  established complete repair shop  near downtown Vancouver need  mechanics who like challenge  and variety. Full-time position, no  weekends. 1-800-663-8818.  B.C. Interior Chrysler Dealer has  immediate opening for Sales  Manager. Applicants must have  experience, be highly self-motivated with good work habits.  Derek (604)374-4477.  Overseas positions. Hundreds of  top-paying positions. All occupations. Attractive benefits. Free  details. Overseas Employment  Services, Dept. CA, Box 460,  Mount Royal, Quebec, H3P3C7.  DENTAL HYGENIST or Therapist and Certified Inlra-Orai Dental Assistant needed immediately  to work as a team in our busy  practice located in Wetaskiwin,  Alberta. 35 minutes south of  Edmonton. 4 day work week.  Excellent benefits. Call Dr. Tim  Mahoney at (403) 352 5113.  HEALTH  Nintendo Action Set, exceRent  condition. SM/DH games plus  gun, $150.00. 667-3852 leave  .message.  NEW! SURE & SIMPLE Cookbook. Home-style recipes, hints,  introductory wSnemaklng. Regular $10.50 value for $8.50. To  order write Kaye Publications,  Box 4362, Regina, Sask. S4P  3W6.  VITAMIN DISCOUNTS. Since  1973, offering high quafity-lowest  prices on vitamins, Minerals,  Herbs, Body Building and Weight  Loss, Supplements, Hair Treatment,SkrnCare and More. FREE  CATALOGUE. Write: VITAMIN  DISCOUNTS, DEPT. B.C. 15,  260 S.W. Marine Drive, V5X2R5.  1-800-663-0747. In Vancouver,  321-7000.  HELP WANTED  Singles/couples. Complete government-approved Bulking Managers Correspondence Certificate course for apts/condos/  fhses/minJ-storage. Guaranteed  Placement Assistance. RMTI,  901-700 W. Pender, Vancouver,  B.C. V6C1G8 (604)681-5456.  Wanted for a northern daily newspaper Reporter with solid writing  & photography skills and a minimum of two years experience.  Should have own camera equipment. Contact the Editor, The  Alaska Highway News. 9916-  98th. St., Fort St. John, B.C. V1J  3T8. (604)785-5631.  EXPERIENCED NEWS EDITOR  required. Salary $24,000 plus  and other benefits. Reply in writing only with complete resume to  The Publisher, Merritt Herald, Box  9. Merritt, B.C. VOK 2B0.  Licensed Automotive Mechanics  needed immediately by Canadian  Tire, tf you provide: Trades qualification license or interprovincial;  Technical know how; Hard work,  we will provide: Up-to-date equipment; Technical updating course;  Earnings potential from $17-$22/  hour based on a flat rate system  ($35-$5O,O0Operyear). We have  openings in Vancouver, Burnaby,  Richmond and North Vancouver.  CaH (604)421-9348 for an Interview (Monday through Friday).  Progressive Okanagan law firm  requires barrister. Three years  experience to begin Immediately.  Excellent benefits, advancement  opportunities. Salary commensurate wth experience. T. Johnston,  Box520,Summeriand. V0H1Z0  HELP WANTED  Person willing to train as Marketing Representative required for  printing business in Trail, B.C.  (West Kootenays). Must have  marketing background. Phone  David (604)364-2300 days.  PERSONALS  Body? Mind? Spirit? Who are you  realty? Call Dianetics Hotline 1-  800-367-8788.  REAL ESTATE  Armstrong B.C. Farm. 130 acre (6  titles) plus 70 acres leased. Hay  and grain. Year round creek, 50  acre home place with buildings  $198,000. Adjoing 50 and 25  acres also available. For this or  other properties write, John Ke-  ough or Mice Sagh, Century 21,  Ekland Realty, Box 551, Armstrong, B.C. VOE 1B0. Phone  (604)832-3133.  PARADISE IN SLOCAN VALLEY. 7 acres, peace and quiet,  close to nature, clean air, weH  treed, beautiful one bedroom  home. Large, modem, well insulated work shop, small sawmll  with tractor. Lovely mountain  view, garden, hydro, phone, good  access, secure spring water system. 5 miles South of Siverton.  Price $72,500. Phone owner at  (604)358-7789 or write Box 40,  Silverton,B.C.V0G2B0.  Homes, Ranches, Kamloope  area. Excellent climate, growing  season. Well priced. Contact  Dave or Sanford, Inland Realty,  322 Seymour Street, Kamioops,  B.C. V2C2G2 (604)374-3022.  SERVICES  Major ICBC and injury claims.  Joel A. Wener, trial lawyer for 21  years. Call collect, (604)736-  5500, Vancouver. If no recovery,  no fee. No Yukon enquiries.  ICBC INJURY CLAIMS? CaH  Dale Carr-Ham's - 20 years a trial  lawyer with five years medical  school before law. 0-669-4922  (Vancouver). Experienced in  head injury and other major  claims. Percentage fees available.  Air brakes course $60. Truck,  bus, van training. FuH course or  hourly rentals. Enquire about our  new certification program. Bum-  581-75l429t"2255,SU,rey,B'C"  WANTED  MOORCROFT-MOORCROFT-  MOORCROFT.Seriousco8e��or  wishes to purchase good quality  early Mooreroit or Maclnryre pottery. Call collect (Victoria)  604)658-2896. '  Are you a Photographer? Editor?  Junior or Senior reporter? Are  you currentryseeklngwork? We  Keep resumes on file for our-OS"  newspaper membersi Write to'  C. Thompson, Membershb Sen^  tees BCYCNA, 414,1033 S  St.. Vancouver, B.C. V6E1M7 Coast News, December 4,1989  23.  Editor:  On behalf of the Sunshine  Coast Maritime History Society  (SCMHS) we would like to  thank you for allowing us the  space to voice our sincere  thanks to all citizens of Gibsons  who attended the public  meeting to voice their  preference as relates to the uses  of the newly acquired park site.  The much sought process of  democracy is alive and thriving  on the Sunshine Coast, and we  express our profound ap-  preciaton.  That being said, we would  single out her worship Mayor  Diane'Strom for the masterful  conduct of the meeting. In our  own (maritime) terms, we  would say that she was "sailing  well before the wind and in  spanking trim".  Not to be excluded are the  members of council whose  astute comments were clear and  concise, thereby giving this  meeting a quality of professionalism seldom experienced.  To cap the subject, we offer a  hearty thank you to each citizen  who attended. To those who expressed favour toward the  'Discovery' project, we say the  confidence you have displayed  shall not be breathed.  To those who voiced concerns, particularly about the  museum segment, let us assure  you that these very real and  practical concerns have  'generated the seeds of a whole  new and viable approach to the  subject. Rest assured that the  'Discovery' project has been  designed with the flexibility to  accommodate that which is best  for the whole area, and that  your concerns and input are  valuable to us.  We would be pleased to answer any questions you may  have at our public display in the  Sunnycrest Mall on Saturday,  December 9.  In ending, let us say that we  shall stay in touch and will bring  about a museum proposal that  is certain to be beneficial to all.  Joe Belanger  SCMHS  What's your dream? Do you want  to pay off your mortgage? Retire in  luxury? Buy a cottage at the lake?  Whatever your dream may be, it  probably costs money. How do you  realize your goal? The first step  is to start saving, by paying yourself first.  We can show you,how to do it-'and  how to make your savings grow.  Call us today.  Your resident Investors Planning Team  Investors  Emup  PROFIT FROM OUR EXPERIENCE  J.N.W.(Jim) BUDDSr.  885-3397  DEBORAH MEALIA  886-8771  J.H.(Jim) BUDD Jr.  886-8771  Open House Sat., Dec. 9  1 to 4 pm  798 Park Road, Gibsons  Come by and view this  Spacious 3 bedroom rancher on small level acreage.  Quality construction, large rooms.  Close to schools, parks and shopping.  Ken Goddard  Agents Welcome  886-7172 or 886-2277  A  Consider  Energy Saving Double Glazed Windows  New Extended Warranty  Call   _L_ I.L. lrLiib-fc-  Hwy. 101 & Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7359  Gibsons Realty Ltd.  For Rent  Home Support Workers - Gibsons  and Sechelt areas. We are looking for people with a mature attitude who will enjoy working  with seniors in their homes. If  you are interested in entering or  re-entering the work force, we offer flexible hours and support and  training. You must be in good  physical and emotional health and  have a car with valid license. Experience in health care or in  working with the elderly is an  asset. Phone 885-5144.       #51  Part time Medical Office Assistant  required as soon as possible for  the Gibsons branch of the  ��� Medical Clinic. Tuesday through  Saturday, approx. 23 hrs. weekly. Please send resume to Personnel Manager, The Medical Clinic,  Box 638, Sechelt, B.C. VON  3A0. #49  : Furn. house to share Davis Bay,  single person or w/small child.  Lge. bdrm. w/private bath, living  room w/FP, kitchen rec room and  laundry, in common rent, $400  plus Vz utils or negot. tor child  care (1 boy) or housework. Avail,  immed. 885-7191 lve. name &  number. #49  : 1 bdrm. suite Selma Park, semi-  furnished, 4 appls. waterbed,  elec. heat, cable included, immed. possession, $425 plus $200  damage deposit. Call Marie, page  aft. 6 at 885-5646. #51  Roberts. Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Hall  available. Wheelchair facilities.  Phone 885-2752 or 885-9863.  #49  Female to share accommodations  in trailer park, Sechelt.  885-4514. #49  ONLY 2 LEFT       ~  NewT bdrm. apartments in lower  Gibsons, quiet, secure, easy  walking to shops, post office,  library etc. 886-3420. #49  Gibsons new duplex house, 3  bdrm.,.21/2 baths, view, garage,  central location. Jan 1st.  298-5215. #49  Waterfront cabin, 1 bdrm., laundry facilities, Pender Harbour,  elec. heat. 883-9446 mess.   #51  3 bdrm. 2 bath, home with suite,  exc. location in Sechelt village,  avail, immed. For appi. to view  please call 263-6589. #49  Beautiful 2 bdrm. home on ocean  downtown Gibsons, retired coil-,  pie or 2 working people pref.  886-8575. #49  Moving? Mini storage units,  $35/mo. 885-2081. #51  3 bdrm. house on. large lot  Roberts Creek, N/S ref. req.  $650 932-2246 Y    ' #49  Help Wanted  Professional resumes do make a  difference! Call ARBUTUS OFFICE SERVICES 885-5212 for fast  and confidential service.  .    #TFN  Part-time CDA Fridays & Saturdays, full-time CDA Wed. through  Sat. for Sechelt Dental Centre,  starting Jan. Contact Dr.  Kingsbury at 885-3244.       TFN  Framer w/2 yrs. experience for  residential housing. $14.50/hr.  885-2779. ;.. #49  Lord Jim's Resort, Halfmoon Bay  requires waitresses am - pm,  housekeepers & dishwashers immed." Transportation required.  885-7038. #51  Help Wanted  TRAINING RESEARCHER  The Training Committee of the Sunshine Coast Community  Futures Association is searching for an individual to  undertake a six month contract position scheduled to  commence early in 1990.  Duties: Research private sector job training activities and  needs; develop inventory of local job training programs/providers; recommend a strategy to increase  private sector training opportunities.  Qualifications: Demonstrated organizational and research  skills; familiarity with local business/industry; general  knowledge of marketing concepts; computer experience  for data management/report preparation; minimum  Bachelors degree or equivalent education/experience.  Own transportation essential.  Salary $2500/month. More detailed description and project Terms of Reference available by calling 885-2639.  Send applications to: Training. Researcher, Sunshine  Coast Community Futures Association, P.O. Box 1591,  Sechelt, BC, VON 3A0. Closing date: Saturday, December  23,1989.  "Experienced Legal Secretary.to  work full or part-time. Preferred  areas of expertise are Corporate/Commercial and Wills &  Estates. Word processing skills  on IBM-PC most desirable. Apply  by phone to Russell F. Crum Law  Office - 886-2207. #50  Designer and architectural draft  person needed. Reply in confidence to Richard Williams Architect, P.O. Box 1610, Gibsons,  BC. VON 1V0 886-2788.        #50  Exp. waitress wanted. Apply in  person, Seaview Gardens  Restaurant, Gibsons. 886-9219.  #50  Experienced waitresses wanted,  min. 3 full shifts (24 hrs.) working up to full time. Apply in person Cedars Pub.  #49  Permanent part-time help required for varied duties which include warehouse duties, truck  driving, deliveries. Person must  have strong back and friendly  personality, some sales ability  and N/S would be an asset. Apply in person 9:30 - 5:00 at Kern's  Home Furnishings. .   TFN  Waitresses &  Bartenders  Peninsula Motor Inn  886-2804  ������:..- AQUATIC DIRECTOR^ ^  Pender Harbour Aquatic-Fitness  Centre. Qualification: certificates  are required for pool operator,  NLS/CPR, Red Cross instructor,  Royal Life instructor, Fitness instructor. Applicants must have  previous administrative experience and be prepared to  operate and maintain an aquatic  facility, salary is negotiable. Mail  resumes by Dec. 20 to Pender  Harbour Aquatic Society, Box  361, Madeira Park, BC, VON  2H0. #51  YOUTH WORKER/CONSULTANT  Community worker to intervene  with high risk youth population.  Also responsible for co-ordinating  an education program and community awareness regarding  substance abuse. This is a nine  month position, at $2000 per  month; minimum Grade 12, experience as peer counsellor  and/or knowledge of addiction  .preferred. Must be willing to  work flexible hours, including  some evenings and weekends.  Must be over'. 19 years of age.  and have organizational ability.  Sound knowledge of Gibsons area  and community an asset. Apply in  writing to: Director, Action:  Alcohol and Drug Counselling  Society, Box 2647, Sechelt. BC.  VON 3A0 by December 15,1989.  #49  Exp. waitresses, morning shift,  apply Willies, Sunnycrest Mall.  #51  Reliable person to help  business  on  part-time  basis.  885-9369. #49  Wanted - mature woman to live-  In, rent free in return for part time  care. 886-2340 between 6 &  8pm, #50  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Bingo Caller - needed at an  intermediate care facility,  approx. 2 hours per week.  Tea Server - needed to help  between 10:30 am and  11:30 am weekdays at an intermediate care facility in  Gibsons.  Baby Clinic ��� in Gibsons  needs a person to help Tuesday afternoons twice a  month:  For these and more opportunities please contact the  VOLUNTEER ACTION  CENTRE 885-5881  Part-time bartenders & cocktail  persons wanted. Send resume to  Box 325 c/o Coast News, Box  460, Gibsons, BC, VON 1V0. #49  Flagging persons needed. Part-  time work only. Must have own  transportation. Send full resume  to Road Warrior Traffic Control,  Box 402,. c/o Coast News, Box  68, Sechelt. BC, VON 3A0.    #49  Business &  Home Services  CLOCKS  Quartz movement replacements,  some repairs, teak gift clocks for  wall, table, desk. 886-7789. #50  R.B. Small Appliance Repair  Quality, Y experienced &  guaranteed repairs for all types of  small appliances. Also home &  auto audio equipment. Call Ray  886-7545. #51  BRANKA'S STORE DESIGN  Window display, merchandising,  decorating & store display. 21  years experience. 886-2063. #51  Handyman can do any sort of  repair, maintenance, also painting, etc! Experienced reasonable  rates. Exc. ref. Bob 886-3443.  #51  DO you run out of money before  you run out of month? Turn the  tables with extra income from interesting part time work. Local  Amway distributor trains you for  splendid opportunity. Phone  886-9479. #50  28.   ���     . 6  Business &  Home Services  Amway products come to you  -satisfaction guaranteed or yur  money back. Phone 886-9479.  #50  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  HOME  RENOVATIONS  886-2215 aft. 6pm TFNs   _\   Have % ton P.U. for moving &  hauling, $75,885-3127,      #49  Reliable home builder available.  Will build on your lot with your  plans. Call 885-7111 eves.,  7-9pm. #50  Beat The   *  CHRISTMAS  RUSH!!  "2 rms Shall $54.95  4 rms Shall      Y $89.95  Make Your Carpet  Cleaning Appointment  TODAY!  SKIP'S  MAINTENANCE  SERVICE  885-2373  Work Wanted  Carpenter available for home improvements, decks, finishing  work. Brad 886-2558. #51  E&M Maintenance and Landscaping, available for small  repairs, excavating and gardening. 886-3601 or 886-8001 aft.  6pm. #49  E.C.E. student will babysit in my  home. Phone 886-3985,  886-2593. #50  Babysitter required min. one day  perwk. Langdale. 886-7712. #50  Spaces available 18 mos. to  school age. Molly Mouse  Daycare. 886-3913. #3  ��  Child Care  Professional: Carpet & upholstery  cleaning. Book now for Xmas.  Living rm.,/ dining rm., hall  $44.95. Free estimates. Please  call Eagle Eye. 886-2688.      #49  Accounting Made Easy  Accounting and bookkkeeping for  small business. Income tax.  Computer and consultations,  reasonable rates. Michael Hamer  886-7589  #51  Professional calligraphy for  Christmas cards, poems, window  displays. Angel 885-2200  eves. #51  Professional auto and truck clean  up. Complete interior & exterior.  Eagle Eye. 886-2688. #49  Work Wanted  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Ph. aft. 6 pm.  886-7830. TFN  ~        FREE DEAD CAR  REMOVAL  886-7028  ��� 'TFN  Renovations, repairs, roofing. For  free estimate call 885-4190.  #50  Renovations & Home Repairs.  Free estimates. Call 886-8655.  #49  ~~     TREE TOPPING  Limbing, falling, danger tree  removal, free est., fully insured.  Jeff Collins 886-8225. #50  Handy Man Maintenance  Windows,   gutters,   lawn,  gardens. Chert 886-8383.    #50  For fast accurate typing,  reasonable rates, call Eleanor at  885-7604.    ;-.������������        #50  Hanayrnan - all jobs looked ai,  minor plumbing a specialty.  883-9278. #50  Will do Xmas house cleaning. Ask  for Joan 886-3443. #50  Seeking carpentry or masonry  apprenticeship. 885-2610.   #50  Handyman: Painting, carpentry,  electrical, dry-wall, eavestrough  cleaning; no job too small. Alan  885-4510. Y  ��� #49  E.C.E. Assistant needed, part or  full-time."886-3913. #51  Mother seeding babysitter for 1  yr. old daughter. Prefer my  home. 886-7879. #49  QUALIFIED NANNY AVAILABLE  for live-in position on the Sunshine Coast. For info write c/o  Box 404, Coast News, Box 68,  Sechelt, BC. VON 3A0 #51  Childcare for 3 children ages  3,5,7 starting Jan. 90 my house.  886-9864. #51  Mother will babysit in my Halfmoon Bay home. 885-5404.  #51  Occasional day care wanted for 5  yn old girl, Selma Park area.  885-2200 eves. #51  Loving care needed 6-10  scheduled days for month. 2  girls, aged 16 mos. and 3 yrs.,  mother working 7am to noon.  886-9098 aft. 1pm. #51  The Halfmoon Bay Child Care  Centre has available spaces for  children 18 mos. to 3 yrs., and 3  yrs. to schoolage and for after  school care call 885-3739 or  885-3654. #50  Child Care  Mature Nanny to care Tues.-Fri.  for infant 4 yr. old. Summers off.  Start Feb. central Gibsons.  886-9218. #51  ^ * ���      Business  Opportunities  For Sale: Licensed daycare facility. Established. Centrally located.  If you have a love for children and  are interested in a satisfyinga  career and income please respond to Box 326 c/o Coast News  460, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.  #50  Legal  Legal  WATER ACT  Section 20  File No. 0261471  ' drihditidnal 'Licence No; 30376  authorizes the diversion and use  of water from Hotel Lake of 6.0  acre feet per annum tor irrigation  purpose and 600 gallons a day for  domestic purpose on lot 3994,  Group 1, Mew Westminster  District of which 2.0 acres may  be irrigated, part of which is now  .subdivided into 81 residential  Lots by Plans 16771 and 17109,  and Explanatory Plans 13703 and  13738.  This licence has become subject  to cancellation in part for failure  by the licensee for three consecutive years to make beneficial  use of the water for the purpose  in the manner authorized under  the licence.  Notice is hereby given that unless  cause to the contrary is shown  within 60 days of the date of the  fourth publication of this notice,  the said licence will be cancelled  in part, except insofar as it pertains to the use of 6.0 acre feet  per annum for irrigation purpose  on Lot 3994, Group 1, New  Westminster District except Plans  16771 and 17109, and Explanatory Plans 13703 and 13738  of which 2.0 acres may be irrigated, owned by Herbert Fritz i  and James F. Arthur.  J.E. Farreil,  Deputy Comptroller  of Water Rights  Parliament Buildings.  Victoria, BC  V8V 1X5  This is the 2nd publication. #51  Public Works  Canada  Travaux publics  Canada  Invitation To Tender  SEALED TENDERS for the projects or services  listed below, addressed to the Regional  Manager. Contract Policy and Administration,  Pacific Region, Department of Public Works,  Canada, Room 601,1166 Alberni Street, Vancouver, BC, V6G 3W6 will be received unit!  the specific closing time and date. Tender  documents can be obtained through the above  noted Department of Public Works, Vancouver  office.  PROJECT  TENDER NO. 70C-89-0069: Breakwater Reconstruction, Gibsons, BC.  CLOSING DATE: 28 DECEMBER, 1989. 11:00 AM  PST.  Tender documents may also be viewed at the  Amalgamated Construction Association of BC in  Vancoi^ver, the Construction Association of Victoria, and the Nanaimo Construction Association.  TECHNICAL ENQUIRIES: G. Barford, Project  Manager  (604)666-0595  TENDER ENQUIRIES:       (604)666-0185  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  Legal  Legal  Invitation To Tender  Ministry of Parks  The Ministry of Parks invites separate tenders for  the maintenance of Visitor Services within each of  the following Provincial Parks:  The parks are:  1. HALKETT BAY MARINE PARK: on the  southeastern corner of Gambier Island in  Howe Sound. Mandatory bidders meeting  January 10, 1990 at Porpoise Bay Park  Office at 10:00 AM.  2. 0KE0VER ARM PROVINCIAL PARK: located  25 kilometres north of Powell River on Hwy.  101. Mandatory bidders meeting January  ,:   T1;.. 1990 atlhe Courthouse;building.r Y ,.:  (conference room), 6953 Alberni Street,  Powell River, B.C. at 10:00 AM.  Mandatory bidders' meeting wil! be held for each  park on the above mentioned dates. Anyone  attending a bidders' meeting must be registered  and in possession of the proposal documents prior  to commencement of the bidders' meeting.  To register your interest and receive a copy of the  request for proposal, provide cash or a nonrefundable certified cheque for $25.00, payable to  the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations to:  Garibaldi/Sunshine Coast District,  Alice Lake Provincial Park,  P.O. Box 220,  Brackendale, BC  VON 1H0  Telephone: 898-3678  or  Government Agent  6953 Alberni   Street,  Powell River. BC  V8A 2B8  Telephone: 485-2815  Government Agent  102 Teredo Street,  Sechelt, BC  VON 3A0  Telephone: 885-5187  Information about this opportunity may be  obtained from the Zone Manager at 898-3678. The  proposal may also be viewed at the above  mentioned office.  The deadline for submitting proposals are:   1. Halkett Bay   3:00 PM, January 22, 1990  2. Okeover Arm   3:00 PM, January 22, 1990  Delivery of proposal calls to:  Postal Courier or Hand  Delivered  Ministry of Parks,  Garibaldi/Sunshine  Coast District.  P.O. Box 220,  Brackendale, BC  VON 1H0  Ministry of Parks,  Ivan Messmer, Minister  Ministry of Parks,  Garibaldi/Sunshine  Coast District.  Alice Lake Park,  13 km north of  Squamish on  Highway 99  Take note that application  has been made to the Motor  Carrier Commission for a  revision of tariff rates.  Changes may be examined  at the office of the applicant.  Subject to the consent of the  Motor Carrier Commission,  the proposed effective date  is January 1, 1990.  Any objections may be filed  with the Superintendent of  Motor Vehicle Carriers, 4240  Manor Street, Burnaby, BC,  V5G 3X5, on or before  December 15, 1989.  Peninsula Transport Ltd.  2961 Norland Ave.,  Burnaby, BC  V5B3A9  Garutcll  GLASSFORD  PRESS  DESIGNSTUDIOS 24.  Coast News, December 4,1989  in Reynold's opinion  by Ellen Frith  Editor's Note: The following  is the first of a series of short  profiles on a number of the  local politicians serving the  various areas of the Sunshine  Coast. We begin with Gibsons  Alderman John Reynolds who  has been in office since  November 1987.  Gibsons Alderman John  Reynolds, 39, wore a number of  hats before assuming yet  another one as a member of the  town's council in 1987. He has  held, he told the Coast News  during a quick lunch-time interview at Andy's Restaurant,  "clerk-type jobs" in financial  organizations, has worked as a  photographer and as a commercial diver, has been an assistant  Gibsons Alderman John Reynolds takes time out to talk to the  Coast News. (See story this page) -Ellen Frith photo  Police news  are buying wood from and  where the wood is coming from.  Descriptions of persons and  vehicles (including plate and/or  ���permit numbers) who are involved in these thefts would be  appreciated.  Anyone with direct  knowledge is encouraged to  phone Gibsons detachment.  Sometime in early November  a thief or thieves stole a Sears 25  inch 7 HP riding lawnmower  model number 502.652000 from  the Russel Road area. Cost of  the mower is approximately  $2000.  Anyone who may have recently purchased such a  machine second hand or anyone  who has information concerning this theft is requested to  contact Gibsons RCMP.  Gibsons RCMP are requesting the public's assistance in  locating a motor vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on  November 26; Yy  iYJhe accident^ occurred about  5:30 pm near Crowe Road and  Highway 101. The suspect vehicle is described as a brown or  beige Pontiac product.  It passed another vehicle on  the right gravel shoulder while  travelling into Gibsons striking  the front quarter panel.  Damage to the suspect vehicle  should be on the left side.  Gibsons RCMP have received a rash of complaints concerning stolen firewood, illegal cutting of trees on private property  and stolen chainsaws.  People buying firewood are  requested to know whom they  Gilligans Pub  leeks beer  and wine store  Beginning Monday, December 4, residents and businesses  within a half mile radius of  Gilligans Pub in Sechelt will be  asked their opinions on a proposed beer and wine store.  Gilligans owner, Arden In-  kstser, has applied for the new  license, and the referendum will  run until January 2, 1990. In-  kster told the Coast News Friday that if they get the go-  ahead, a 1000 square foot retail  outlet will be built adjacent to  the pub towards Trail Bay Mall.  The store will carry cold beer  and wine and will employ three  people according to Inkster,  who hopes for an April 1990  start up.  AUTOMATIC  TRANSMISSION  PROBLEMS?  Come see the Specialists at  EAGLE TRANSMISSIONS  The Coast's first Transmission only shop.  Transmission  Service   $5495  Special      *& t1 .*tSS  Oars  & Trucks  IMf*! Ilf-C^i Oil, Filter & Gasket  inv_uu_9. Adjust Bands lf req  : required  Phone Kerry at 886-2111 or 886-7520  673 Payne Rd., Gibsons  (A division of Marine Transmission Service)  TRANSMISSION SPECIALISTS FOR 18 YEARS  1st Gibsons  Scout Croup  manager of a sports shop and is  an electrical technician by trade.  The jobs, not necessarily in  the order listed above, moved  him from his hometown of  Toronto, via Vancouver to Gibsons and now, he says, he can't  imagine living anywhere else in  Canada.  Reynolds presently works.as  an audio-visual/computer  repairman for the school district  four days a week, runs a com-  mercial diving company called  A1-Divers Ltd., and does computer repairs "on the side". He  is also a volunteer fireman and  the treasurer of the White  Tower Medieval Society, and he  and his wife, Debbie, have two  children, Katrina, three, and  Jennifer, one.  Reynolds, who has lived in  Gibsons since 1980, had his interest in local politics sparked, .,���  around five years ago,  at a  meeting in regards to the marina ���  project but it took  four at- v  tempts before he was successful-. _,,  ly elected to council.  "I was fiercely independent  and relatively unknown," he  said. "Sure it was tough (to get  elected), but 1 kept trying and  told them the only way to get  me off the ballots is to elect  me!"  But, apparently, Reynolds  went into the job with his eyes  open and never expected to like  it. "I never expected'to enjoy  the job, and 1 don't particularly, but I still feel that I have to  do it."  Why? "Because it is important that I am involved in" get'sv  ting the best people on council  and I'm one of them in my opinion. If there were better people  around, there wouldn't be a  need for me and I could go back  to enjoying spending the time  that I do being an alderman,  doing something else.'' :";.  Although, Reynolds says  there have been no particular  "highs" since he has sat on  council, there has been one big  "low", and that was the recent  failure of the Town of Gibsons  to restructure with Areas E and  F.  "Restructuring is a major  disappointment," he said. "Not  because the initiative failed but  because we never had the opportunity to find out if it would  have passed or not." He feels it  would have been best for the  economic well-being of the  community. "Not just Gibsons,  but the community."  But in regards to issues on a  wider scope, Reynolds said his  biggest concern is "no question  about it - the environment."  "I'm not trying to jump on  any bandwagons, I've always  felt that way."  He has never sat down, he  said, and put a particular  philosophy of life into so many  words but he has always been a  pacifist and that is part of the  way he feels about things. His  main interests, he says, lie in  science and new technology.  "Nuclear stuff has always had a  fascination for me and the hope  of clean fusion power is a  wonderful concept."  His political philosophy,  however, he has no trouble  with.  "When I speak my mind  other people either agree with  me or they don't. It doesn't  matter if I get what I think is  good or bad but the mere fact  that the process ensures that the  people around the table get their  vote is what is important."  He has no aspirations for  pursuing a political role on a  level higher than the local one  and he might or might not run  again for alderman. "Ask me  that again next year," he said.  Sunnycrest Mall Parkjng'Lot.  Fri., Dec. 8 5-9 pm  SaW Dec. 9 9 -.5 pm  Sun, Dec. 10 11 -5pm  Mi______________i^__BMM>M_M-iMB~*BS_^--M|>B,MMIR,V  ��� �� - , u _. j, j j. �� �� ��� ��� j j - ^ $ J jfJl J J_-_&__S-  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Single from $42 Double from $50  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  .     Bring in this ad and receive a &  3ft*-   FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST     ^  K! during your stay with us! V  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  __z  'On the Beach at 1154 Gilford   . 681-9321  93 3 9 9999 3 9 9 9993 9 9 P -��� -��� ��� -��� J * 9 ����� -�� J -�� J .' 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