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Array LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  PARLIAMENT BUILDINOS  VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  August 8,1978  Volume 31, Number 32  Roberts  Creek  rumbling  There has been a great deal  of concern expressed this  week over proposed developments and "improvements"  in Roberts Creek. Noticing  survey flags along Beach  Avenue, a recently returned  resident and sometime reporter for the Coast News went to  interview the local superintendent of the Highways Department, Tucker Forsythe.  He was informed that the existing right-of-way had been  flagged with the intention of  widening Beach Avenue to the  Department's minimum standards which call for 22' of  black top with three-foot  shoulders at either side. Additional footage, perhaps two or  three feet, is needed for ditching. Mr. Forsythe further stated that it was not planned to  straighten any portions of  Beach Avenue and thus there  would be no need to expropriate any property. He also said  that no more clearance than  was absolutely necessary  would be undertaken, and that  every foot of the road would be  judged on its own merit. In  some places, sufficient clearance already exists. He did  not foresee the need to fall any  large trees.  Asked as to when this project would start, Mr. Forsythe  said that no date had been set,  and that commencement next  year was likely. He also said  that the road developments  had nothing to do with the  Roberts Creek Settlement  Plan, lt would appear, however, from Regional Board  Chairman Harry Almond's  commentary at the meeting of  the Roberts Creek Community  Association last Wednesday,  August 2, that the local representatives of the Department of Highways are not insensitive to the wishes of the  people who live in this area.  After all, they live nearby too,  and the desire to maintain the  remaining rural aspects of  Roberts Creek is not confined  to its residents. A committee  was struck at the Wednesday  meeting of the Community  Association to prepare a detailed brief for the Department  on the matter of widening  Beach Avenue, and this committee met on Friday night.  Its co-ordinator, Steve Hodgson, was hoping to present the  brief to the project foreman,  Cec Chamberlain, on Saturday, but neither could be  reached to find out whether or  It seems that Chamberlain  has been charged with the responsibility of ensuring that the  work proceeds with the  least possible inconvenience  to the residents of Beach  Avenue who for many years  . have regarded it as more a  local access road than part of a  highways grid system controlled from Victoria. There  are numerous fences and  hedges which are on the road  allowance and which presently  safeguard the privacy of the  residents on the property to  which they are connected and,  in addition, contribute to the  rural aspect of Beach Avenue.  A judicious choice in deciding  how much to take from which  side of the road allowance will  be essential.  It is also essential that clear  lines of communication be  established between the Department of Highways in Victoria and the Regional Board  so the elected representative  of Roberts Creek can inform  the Department as to what the  residents rather than the Victoria bureaucrats consider desirable for the area. A petition  opposing the proposed developments on  Beach   Avenue  Please turn to Page Sixteen  Water to Pender  again in dispute  By the Pender Harbour & District Ratepayers Association  Publicity Committee  Over Area A Director Joe Harrison's objections the Regional  District August 3 voted to rescind its standing resolution that it  would never become involved in Pender Harbour's water supply  unless asked to do so in writing by the area's representatives.  The resolution was made at a Regional Board meeting last  February 2 following charges by Harrison that the District  Works Department was trying to get involved in the area's  water system in the Kleindale area on a "piecemeal basis".  Once again, the troubled Wise subdivision on East Pender  Bay was at the centre of the controversy. Developer Michael  Wise originally made an arrangement with RegionalDistrict  Works Superintendent Gordon Dixon to have the water system  on his subdivision built and operated by the Regional District as  the beginning of a larger public system serving the Kleindale  area. However it turned out that Wise's property was within  the jurisdiction of the South Pender Harbour Water District and  the deal had to be scrubbed. Wise told the South Pender Water  Board at the time that he would build and operate his own water  system and turn it over to the South Pender water authority  when convenient.  Tarzan impresses Jane on Keats Island.   These two youngsters enjoy a summer and a swing in a Plumper Cove setting.  Sechelt Council supports Regional Board  The Sechelt Council went on record that they would support  the Regional Board in their efforts to protect the watershed  areas on the Sunshine Coast from abuse.  At the present time the Regional Board is applying to Victoria  for letters patent, in order to officially assume control of the  watersheds. This is mainly to halt B.C. Hydro from spraying  placed.  Village Planner Doug Roy  felt that soil testing should be  done in the Teredo area. One  of the problems was that of  recovering the costs; another  power line rights-of-way, but can also be used where other was whether or not finan  industries endanger watetflow, or its purity. The cost to the tax- assistance would be available  payer is not expected to be over 1/10 of a mill. from the Department of High-  Mr. R. Pierce of the Evergreen Apartments on Mason Road ways for road construction in  wrote to Council advising that he was withholding $104 of his the area. It was decided that  tax money. He explained that while the Sechelt garbage collec- enquiries would be made at  tion was paid through taxes, he had made an arrangement with the upcoming U.B.C.M. con-  Mr. Gory for a SIS-per-month rental on a garbage container, for vention.  the convenience of his rentors. In doing so, he felt that he was  in fact paying twice for the garbage pick-up, and had deducted A proposal was put before  two dollars per week from his taxes to balance this. Council for a new shopping  Council felt that private deals between Pierce and Gory were complex at Teredo and Inlet,  their own concern and could not be subtracted from taxes. How- Mr. Roy suggested that park-  ever, Alderman Leitner agreed to discuss it with Mr. Gory and ing problems may arise with  report back.  Mr. R. Pierce of the Evergreen Apartments on Mason  Road wrote to Council advising that he was withholding  $104 of his tax money. He explained that while the Sechelt  garbage collection was paid  through taxes, he had made  an arrangement with Mr. Cory  for a $15 per month rental on  a garbage container, for the  convenience of his rentors. In  doing so, he felt that he was in  his taxes to balance this.  Council felt that private  deals between Pierce and  Gory were their own concern  and could not be subtracted  from taxes. However, Alderman Leitner agreed to discuss  it with Mr. Gory and report  back.  The Clerk, Tom Wood, reported that Mr. Brander of  Glenmont Holdings assured  him that the soil removed from  the plans for the three-store  complex as they were shown  and suggested modifications  to alleviate this.  Mr. Jorgens, speaking on  behalf of the Economic Study  Program, said that so far,  $2,500 had been committed  from the Gibsons Chamber of  Commerce and Council, plus  between $5,000 and $7,500  had been suggested from the  Regional Board. He requested that $2,500 be made available between the Sechelt  Council and Chamber of Commerce. The matter was referred to the Finance Committee to determine whether  funds are available.  By-law 180, Zoning Amendment, was given final adoption. This will enable the work  to go ahead on the expansion  at the Trail Bay Shopping Center.  The Sechelt Legion requested a donation  towards the  erection of a new cenotaph. A  similar request was recently  put before the Regional  Board. Council referred this  to the Finance Committee  for consideration.  Mr. Mitten of the Baptist  Church asked for Council's  permission to put the small  building beside the church,  adjacent to the library. Council turned down this request as  they were against temporary  buildings. Alderman Jorgensen felt that since the building  had no toilet facilities, it could  not be used while the church  was closed, and also he  thought that Council had already been lenient in their  stipulations over the parking  required for the church renovations.  Gibsons gets Health apology  fact paying twice for the gar- around Mrs. Hatfield's house  bage pick-up, and had deduc- on the North side of the Hydro  ted two dollars per week from  right-of-way   would   be   re-  Court News  Carl Vitt, an American  citizen, was fined $75 for fishing in B.C. waters without a  visitor's fishing permit.  July dry  The Provincial Court was for driving with a blood alco-  held over three days in Sechelt hoi count over .08.  last week.  On Wednesday Patrick  Snell was fined $400 for possession of stolen property. On  Thursday Gerald Matsubuchi  was found guilty of common  assault, mischief, possession  of a weapon for purposes  dangerous to the public peace,  and possession of marijuana. July was the first month of  He was given a two-year sus- the year recording less pre-  pended sentence with the con- cipitation than the same  ditions that he report to the month last year. It was both  parole officer, not consume drier and warmer this year  illicit drugs, not own a fire- than it was in July, 1977. In  arm, and keep the peace. The fact only July, 1965 has re-  firearm, a 30/30, was des- corded less precipitation than  troyed, and he also received a this July since weather re-  fifty-dollar fine for possession cords have been kept,  of drugs. The   rainfall   during   the  On Friday Bernard Wellen- month was only 16.5 mm,  brink was fined for having which compares to 61.0 mm in  more than the legal limit of 1977 and a 17-year average of  salmon.  Dwight Young received a  4100 fine, six months' probation, and his driver's license  was suspended for six months  48.3 mm. There have been  only five years in the last seventeen where the July rainfall was less than 25.4 mm or  one inch.  An apology to Gibsons was  made by the Ministry of  Health over the Dr. Bruce  affair. In his letter the assistant Deputy Minister for Public Health Programs, Dr. K.  Benson, stated that he had  reprimanded Dr. .Laing, the  director of the Coast Garibaldi  Health Unit for the arbitrary  decision to transfer staff positions to Sechelt rather than  Gibsons as proposed by the  Board, Final decision of the  location of staff offices now in  Powell River will be made by  the Minister, the Honourable  Robert McClelland when he  reviews the Board of Health's  resolutions and the representations from other agencies  throughout the Coast Garibaldi Health Unit. The Board has  recently confirmed its decision  to request the re-locating of  staff offices to a central area,  specifically Gibsons, where  the Council has offered accomodations by means of a proposed extension to the present  health building.  The Gibsons Fire Department, replying to a request for  input to the village program to  upgrade water service, listed a  number of requirements for  adequate fire protection. For  one, a hydrant in the neighbourhood of the new apartment building, the Executive  Suite, along with improvements to the access road and  the parking area. Also recom-  jnende^hy^sjhejnj^anatftmof.  a new six-inch line in the  Cochrane, Glassford, and  Trueman Roads area as well  as a looped system to tie in  with the new line on Gower  Point-Prowse Roads area. Hydrants installed on this new  line would cover the housing  in the neighbourhood of thc  United Church.  Thc Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum Society sent a letter  of thanks for a four-hundred  dollar contribution which will  be used lo help complete a  photographic display. This  display should be completed  by the end of July, thc letter  stated. At present thc  museum is open five days a  week under work program for  secondary school students,  and on Saturdays with members in charge. Besides the  artifacts collection begun by  Les Peterson, there is a current display of mounted owls.  A message from the School  Board stated their intention  to rent the pool on each instructional day from September 25 to December 1 on the  same terms used in the spring  session.  The Heritage Conservation Branch of the Ministry of  Recreation and Conservation  wishes to add to its inventory  of designated heritage buildings and sites any that have  been recently earmarked by  council. The matter of heritage buildings has been exam  ined in Gibsons in previous  years but in view of feasibility  and expense, none has been  earmarked for this purpose.  With the position of municipal accountant vacant for  some months since the departure of Lois Beard, the Village  has found a replacement and  has appointed Mrs. Edith  Ford, a recent arrival from  Port Hardy.  It arose again at a meeting  of the Regional Board's Public  Utilities Committee May 20  when Mr. Wise announced he  had changed his position and  once more wanted the water  system on his subdivision  taken over by the Regional  District. -Harrison opposed  the request stating that his  Advisory Planning Committee  was still against Regional  involvement in Pender Harbour water supply at thc present time. He reminded thc  Board of its February 2 resolution that it would respect the  wishes of the area's representatives in the matter.  Wise then appeared at the  August 3 Board meeting and  repeated his plea for reconsideration on the basis that  building the water system  himself had severely strained  his finances and hc was in  danger of losing his subdivision. Area B Director Ed Nicholson, who was appointed to  fill the vacancy created by  Peter Hoemberg's resignation  and was not on the Board  when the February 2 resolution was made, was sufficiently impressed by Wise's pleading that he moved the resolution be rescinded.  The Board then accepted a  compromise motion from Harrison that it offer financial aid  to the South Pender Water  Board to assist Wise rather  than becoming directly involved. Indications are, however, that this will not settle  the matter.  A spokesman for the South  Pender Board told Harrison  that although he sympathized  with Wise's problems, he didn't feci it was a responsibility  of the water board to bail out  troubled land developers with  taxpayers' money. Members  of the Area A A.P.C. expressed the same feeling,  arthur Joss said that he was  "absolutely  against"   subsi  dizing Wise, and Jim Tyner  pointed out that any action to  use public money to help Wise  complete his water system  would set a dangerous precedent. Howard White said  that there were many real estate developments experiencing difficult times with the  curreny depressed market,  and the taxpayers couldn't  afford to bail them all out. He  was especially concerned  about what he saw as the Regional Board's "challenge to  thc autonomy of Area A".  "Thc Regional Board never  seems to get the message. It's  tested Area A people on thc  issue of autonomy again and  again and they know we won't  put up with being ruled from  outside. They found out about  this before and they'll find out  again."  McDermott  makes it  John McDermott did not  break the record of nine hours  and twenty minutes for the  swim between Nanaimo,and  Sechelt, but he gave a triumphant shout as he emerged  from the water at 11:20 p.m.  on Saturday night, after fourteen hours and twenty minutes in the water.  Strong currents carried him  seven miles off course; he  landed at Sargents Bay instead of Mission Point as  planned. Only one person who  was on shore to greet him  when he emerged from the  water.  He was accompanied by two  row-boats, plus Gordie Hall  of Sechelt in a power boat.  It says a lot for his stamina  that even knowing that under  thc conditions he would be  nowhere near the record, but  hedid not give up.  This Canada Goose seems most  Mission Point last weekend.  interested in the aquatic goings on at  |y^[���,^__^^^_^^_____^__^_______niemiea was tne installation ot ���  ���������awnia i   hi ���  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday  ^^--^^^^^^^l^^l^a^a^a^a^a^a^a^a^a^a^a^i^a^a^a^a^a^ia^HHiiaHHaaBBiBia^a^a^a^l^l^l^l^^^^^���^a^  mmmm Coast News, August 8,J978_  1311  Editor-John Burnside  Advertising ��� Karen Hallett  Production ��� Bruce Wilson  Circulation: Stephen Carroll  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  Photographer - Ian Corrance  Receptionist'Bookkeeper -M.M. Laplante  Veronica Plewman ��� Production        .-,  Typesetting-Cynthia Christensen     (*QNA  Typesetting Asst.-Beth Snaw  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British.Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  BLUE  RIBBON  AWARD  School Board  Last week an oversight and lack of  space combined to keep from the pages  of the Coast News a letter from School  Board Secretary-Treasurer Roy Mills  objecting to the use made of the agenda  forwarded by the School Board to the  newspapers in advance of School Board  meetings. That such agendas were considered privileged information had not  been made clear in the past but if Mr.  Mills so believed them then we apologize  for use of information before he considered it desirable and for failing to get his  letter into last week's paper.  With that said, however, it would seem  also fair to say that all is not frank and  above board in some of the recent per  sonnel movements which are taking place  in this school district. Some recent personnel matters have left the impression  that this School Board is beginning to  believe that thc less the public knows  what is going on in its decision-making  about personnel the better.  Diplomacy stands always in danger of  becoming deception and deccipt, as  Shakespeare pointed out, is the beginning of a very tangled web. lt is to be  hoped that, in the name of diplomacy, the  School Board is not concealing more  about its decision making from us than it  should. It is after all public funds that  they play with.  About that dinner  One can only regret the bad press  afforded the members of the Regional  Board and the Gibsons and Sechelt  Councils as the aftermath of a joint dinner  held at Casa Martinez recently. With the  governmental set-up that prevails on the  Sunshine Coast it is of maximum importance that the various bodies develop  congenial relationships and a meal together seems a civilized way to approach  the matter.  When one contemplates the governmental scene in this country one finds  federal members of parliament voting  themselves massive pensions after very  brief service. We find party hacks of no  particular ment being appointed to lifelong huge salaries in the Senate. On the  provincial scene we have a government  with a hefty representation of millionaires in the Cabinet voting to ease the lot  of millionaires whilst doubling transportation rates and insurance costs for  Highways  It has been a consistent editorial policy  of this newspaper to speak in favour of as  much control of local affairs as is attainable at the local level. Local government is human and marred by imperfection but at least it is conducted by people  who live in the area and have the opportunity of first hand awareness of the  region and the issues. It seems to us that  the farther away the seat of government  is from the governed the less responsive  the government.  So it is we have consistently supported  the Regional Board concept, with the  feeling that at least we could contact the  people directly who were making decis-.  ions which were affecting us. One area of  considerable local import which seems  relatively immune from local control is  the Department of Highways. It seems  that mysterious decisions are made somewhere and the first that residents know  about them is when the machines arrive  to do whatever is deemed to be the most  recent form of progress.  What brings this to mind, of course,  are the  decisions  arrived   at  by  the  . .from the files of Coast News  ferns  the rest of us. And all this taking place  without a peep of comment from the local  press.  And yet one dinner at a local restaurant  brings down some considerable criticism  on our local governmental representatives. It bears saying that the people who  run for local office commit a great deal of  time to the service of the community  with very little in the way of remuneration  compared to their counterparts at the  more grandiose levels 'of government.  This does not make them above criticism  but unless that criticism makes an  attempt to be fair and confined to matters  of some import for the Sunshine Coast  then we stand in danger of inhibiting or  discouraging selfless public service.  The Coast News felt when the dinner in  question was being planned that it was a  valid exercise in inter-jurisdicional  diplomacy on the local scene. These  views are unchanged.  Department a few weeks ago to widen a  picturesque and obscure beach access  road in Roberts Creek followed by an  apparent decision to widen Beach  Avenue. In the case of the Beach Avenue  widening, it may be that the change will  be minimal and that safety and the law  demands it. This, however, does not  mean that what is happening around us  should not be discussed and win the  approval of locally-elected community  leaders.  That our highways and by-ways should  be re-arranged at the whim of some  bureaucrat living elsewhere with nothing  but rule books and blueprints to guide  him seems an unacceptable anomaly. We  fight furiously among ourselves for local  control of such things as water, deeming  such matters to be of maximum importance in determining the future of the  place we live in, and yet are not highways  of equal import in this determination  although we seem to accept meekly  outside control in the latter case. Perhaps  it is something we should be thinking  about.  5 YEARS AGO  The 1973 Sea Cavalcade surpassed  all previous cavalcades from the  opening war of Pirate Ships to the  final trophy presentations Sunday  night.  Janet Clayton, twelve year old  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Clayton of Sechelt, has received word of  her successful passing with Honours  of her Grade Six Royal Conservatory  of Music piano examination.  10 YEARS AGO  The Garden Bay Whale station of  the Vancouver Public Aquarium was  officially opened. Among those  present for the occasion was H.R.  Macmillan of Macmillan Bloedel and  the Hon. Jack Davis. Four performances involving the captured killer  whales are scheduled daily.  It is reported that the Sunshine  Coast Qjeen carried 32,391 vehicles  during the month of July.  15 YEARS AGO  Charlie Brookman landed a sixty-  two pound skate fishing off the Davis  Bay Wharf.  Roberts Creek wharf will be dismantledlandthecreosotepilingjjsed  at some other point.  20 YEARS AGO  The telephone disruption which  followed the Bals Block fire was  cleared up quickly, largely through  the efforts of Fred Feeney who  doubles as telephone repair man and  fire chief.  The Coast News regrets that space  does not allow us to mention Princess  Margaret this week.  Labatt's Pilsener and Labat's 50  Ale will become available in B.C. at  local prices.  25 YEARS AGO  The Woodfibre ball team in order  to play their scheduled games in Gibsons last weekend were brought down  Howe Sound by Mr. Ernie Prelss in  his cruiser.  It is revealed that the hobby of  Ernest G. Silverton, Social Credit  candidate in the present federal election, is world travel. Mr.  Silverton says that Social Credit is a  working man's party.  Mr. Frank Gibson, grandson of  original settler George Gibson, has  been spending a few days visiting in  the area.    Wa.       -.��������  �������.  Irvine's Landing, as it looked about 1920. Hotel, left, and,  later, store were built by Joe Gonzales and son-in-law Steve  Dames to serve Pender Harbour and to create a terminus for  logging and fishing operations in Jervis Inlet. As conditions in  these industries changed, the once pre-eminent port fell into  decline. First the hotel and then the store closed. The government wharf, to right of the approach seen here, was disman  tled. The federal Fisheries office was removed. But Irvines  Landing is made of a stuff that does not acknowledge defeat.  As with Mark Twain, reports of its death have been grossly  exaggerated. Phoenix-like, It has even risen from the ashes of  its fiery end to endure, where road and water meet, in the  natural beauty of its setting. Photo courtesy of Gilbert Lee and  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R. Peterson  ���:.^mam  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  For my money there's nothing like a log cabin in the  Yukon for getting away from it  all. For two weeks without  newspaper and without radio  we found it impossible to keep  track of Africa's struggle to  escape from the dying clasp of  imperialism, the torturous and  dangerous chess match between the Arabs and the Jews  in the Middle East, the fortunes of the B.C. Lions and  the Vancouver Whitecaps,  and, yes, the tempests of the  Sunshine Coast teapot too.  And all the better for it.  All good things must come  to an end, however, and this  weekend finds us back at the  same old stand addressing  ourselves to the happenings of  our little sun-kissed piece of  paradise. I would acknowledge gratefully the efforts of  the gallant staff of the Coast  News and my friend George  Matthews in particular for  making my absense inconsequential.  Thc re-orientation process  has not thus far been painful. I  started with the sports pages,  gleaning what I could of the  exploits of our local professional sports teams during my  absense. Then some cursory  skimming of the front pages  assured mc that much is as it  was on thc national and international news fronts. On the  national front Trudeau and  Joe Who continue their rather  predictable and uninteresting  minuet around thc Prime Minister's office. Clark meets in  secret to discuss economic  problems. Trudeau. besides  offering to reconstruct thc  constitution lor us all announces himself fed up with the  Post Office. I hope it occurred  to someone in thc Post Office  to send him a letter making  clear that they were fed up  with him too.  And then to the affairs of  the Sunshine Coast. The government in Victoria says it  mustn't bc questioned in its  dispensation of pub licenses  and possible legal action will  bc taken if anyone even thinks  that their procedures weren't  entirely above board and just.  HMMM! The battle between  thc David of the Regional  Board and the Goliath of B. C.  Hydro continues on its two  fronts of herbicide spraying ���  excuse me, a new word has  entered this particular game.  It has become fashionable to  refer to the distribution of  poisonous chemicals as "sccd-  ing"since I was last on thc  scene. It Is, I am sure, a  change which will have us all  sleeping   peacefully   in   our  beds at night. There's something so reassuring about  "seeding", isn't there? It is a  word that connotes future  growth and hope for tomorrow  and absolutely no one can take  offence. Much better than  "spraying" for , example,  which immediately,, calls, to  mind visions of offensive and  unneutered tomcats.  The Department of Highways is at it again. One would  almost think that whoever is in  charge of planning the future  activities of this headstrong  and uncontrolled branch of the  people's service lies awake at  nights wondering just where  the charm of the area can be  most profoundly assaulted.  Letters to the editor this week  and this bemused editor himself are wondering who wants  Beach Avenue widened. There  have been mutterings about  the Department of Highways  undertaking projects just to  make sure their budget for the  year is spent and therefore  will not be reduced in subsequent years but even with this  to guide us into the unpredictable forays of the virtually autonomous department one is  teminded that Highway 101  has been partially renovated  for some years now and then  left in all its serpentine splendour from thc Jolly Roger to  Earls Cove. Why can't the  ever-busy Department confine itself to improving the  highways and leave the picturesque sidcroads alone? But  that editor fellow wants to say  something about this and who  is a poor columnist to argue.  And, home would not bc  home without a letter to the  editor breathing fire from Mr.  Lee. As usual, thc good man  has a very valid point to make  and some views well-worth  considering though laconic hc  is not. Here again the editor  has over-ruled me and wants  to have his two cents' worth on  this subject.  Nor are we yet finished. To  the list of the provincial government and its pub licensing,  the Hydro determination to do  it their way, the determined  assaults on the environment  by the Department of Highways and on representatives  of local government by other  sources, we have still more.  We return from our sabbatical  to find a ground swell of opposition to the new' marina in  Gibsons harbour. That will  command some attention. And  if that were not enough we  have the School Board getting  into thc picture with some  controversial staff movement!  cloaked in mystery and taking  umbrage with the papers because the story was broken  from the agenda before the  trustees had time to come to  their conclusions. It's almost  as if there was some worry  that the good trustees should  be seen to be rubber-stamping  decisions already made. In  any case recent staff happenings on our school board lend  the impression that beneath  the velvet glove of sweet rea-  sonability there is some considerable administrative iron.  Styles of superintendents may  differ but autocracy remains  autocracy, apparently.  In any case the log cabin on  the side of Bonanza Creek has  become a memory and the  foregoing will keep us interested and involved in the  coming weeks. It's almost as  if I'd never been away ��� but  not quite.    It's good to be  A couple of years ago I  made a terrible and terrifying  discovery about myself. It was  a discovery so disgusting and  so humiliating that only now  do I dare utter it in public. I  admit to this disgraceful character flaw now only because  by making this confession 1  may bc able to help myself  over it and by hearing of my  sad fate some other young,  unsuspecting person may  learn from my experience and  be able to escape a fate worse  than c' ath.  My terrible secret is that I  love to work. There, I've  said it and I'm glad. I think  I Teel better already. You  can see now why I have kept  this fact to myself for so long.  My addiction to working began many years ago when I  got my first real job working  on a ship which cruised the  coast between Vancouver and  back.  Perhaps we can add a Alaska. The day I got my first  few   words   of   contributory paycheck 1 was hooked. Since  common sense to the debates that fateful day I haven't been  which will exercise us, and able to stop. The more jobs I  have a little fun too. have, the better.   It takes at  In Waste Places  As a naked man I go  Through the desert, sore alraid;  Holding high my head, although  I 'm as frightened as a maid.  The lion crouches there! I saw  In barren rocks his amber eye!  He parts the cactus with his paw!  He stares at me, as I go by!  He would pad upon my trace  If he thought I was alraid!  II he knew my hardy lace  Veils the terrors ofa maid.  He rises in the night-time, and  He stretches forth! He snuffs the air!  He roars! He leaps along the sand!  He creeps! He watches everywhere!  His burning eyes, his eyes ot bale  Through the darkness I can see!  He lashes fiercely with his tail!  He makes again to spring at me!  I am the lion, and his lair!  I am the fear that frightens me!  I am the desert ot despair!  And the night of agony!  Night or day, whate'er befall,  I must walk the desert land,  Until I dare my fear, and call  The lion out to lick my hand!  James Stephens  least two or three jobs at a  time to maintain my habit.  I've tried to kick the habit  several times. When 1 was  twenty, I tried a year of doing  nothing, cold turkey at that. I  worked like mad for a while,  saved up some money and  took off for a life of wandering,  lt lasted six weeks and 1 was  quivering nervously in an employment line in Britain. Two  months working in a wine cellar and I was hooked again. I  couldn't gct thc monkey off  my back. I ran away again.  Three hours of seasickness  crossing the English Channel  on New Year's Eve. A lonely  night in a Paris train station (I  was desperate) and three days  of hitch-hiking to southern  Spain where I hoped I could  learn from the inhabitants how  to live a normal life. The day  after I arrived 1 was painting  and scraping boats in a Spanish fishing village; there was  no hope.  Since then it has been an  orgy of work. Painting  houses, delivering laundry,  digging ditches, oil barges.  General Motors, finance companies, logging, teaching  school, anything so long as I  have a job.  There will be some of you  who will think that I'm joking  ���that I'm not serious, that  I'm making this up. Let mc  tell you what it's like to have a  work addiction. Along about  Thursday of every week 1  start to break out in a cold  sweat. Friday is over almost  before it starts. 1 can't sleep  on Friday nights. I wake up  Saturday morning at 5 a.m.,  get up, pack my lunch box before thc horrible realization  strikes that there is no work  today. What will I do? I  think of all the money I'm  losing. Sometimes I go to  work anyway just in case I  made a mistake. By Saturday  night, I have a nervous tic; I'm  cranky and on edge.  Sundays arc better. I can  look forward to thc next day  at work. Sunday night is my  favourite time of the week. I  start getting ready for work,  make sure my gear is in good  shape, set the clock for 5 a.m.  and sleep like a baby.  I'm not sure exactly what  thc addictive quality of work  is; god knows it's not the  money. Nobody ever got rich  working for a living and I'm  afraid that that old devil work  has me so snugly in his clutches that I'd work for nothing.  And it's not that I'm particularly good at work. I confess  to having achieved a rating no  higher than strictly mediocre  AMlMaki  ���afcakatMM  IMM 1  LETTERS  Delighted  Editor:  I am delighted to learn of the  award to the Coasl News. I am  also pleased to note that you realize something of the quality of life  and thc contribution of the "pioneers" of Gibsons, of whom Lester  Peterson is now ihe best informed  chronicler. I almost said "bard"  because his prose is full of image.  It is my privilege and pleasure  these days lo visit or work in most  parts of thc world. In many ways  living al Gibsons in thc 1930's  was an excellent preparation for  my attempts now to relate lo  people everywhere. Gibsons was.  and is. a remarkable community.  Congratulations to all of your  staff.  J.K.Kidd,  Secretary-General,  Intcrnation Council  for Adult Education  In reply  Editor:  This is a reply to the letters  from Mrs. Cumming who has expressed criticism of the operation  of the Mini Bus. When the Community Resource Society instituted the service of the Bus, a list of  regulations and priorities was  drawn up and published which  has of course, been amended  from time to time. The Society  was very careful at the outset to  make the public aware that the  Mini Bus was not a taxi service  that could be summoned on short  notice, nor is it an emergency service. To serve the maximum  number of clients, specific runs  had to be established and the bus  users became familiar with them.  One other regulation stipulated  that any user, apart from regularly scheduled ones, had to make a  request for bus service at least  thc day before.  Unfortunately, Mrs. Cumming  requested at 8:30 in the morning  that the Bus carry her and her  husband, the latter in a wheelchair, to the hospital that afternoon. Susan Bunyan, the driver,  explained to Mrs. Cumming that  the afternoon run was fully  booked, but they could be accomodated that morning. This was  not acceptable to Mrs. Cumming.  In regard to the statement that  Susan is quoted as saying, "The  seats cannot be removed," is only  a part of her statement as Susan  did add, "when the bus is already  fully booked".  Officials of the Sunshine Coast  Community Resource Society  have met concerning this matter  and have expressed confidence in  Slings (cont'd)  in every job I've ever done.  No, it's just that I love it-  getting up in the morning,  brown-bagging it, quitting  time, the beer after work, the  work mates, the lifting and  pulling and sweating, I just  can't leave it alone like some  fellows are with liquor or  women. I believe in moderation in all things except for  work. Give me a job, no two,  three jobs and I'm happy as a  clam.  That's my sad tale, friends.  Now you have had a glimpse  of my shame and fallen ways,  you can take the warning.  Never work too much, never  teach your kids to work too  much, and for heaven's sake,  don't begin to enjoy it. The  day you get up and look forward to going to work, quit,  take a vacation, phone in sick,  but don't take that fatal step.  In the meantime if you have  some work to be done���in the  evening or weekends���give  me a call.  CLEARANCE  Susan's ability to drive the Bus  and to maintain good relationships with the persons served.  Jack MacLeod,  Public Relations Officer,  Sunshine Coast Community  Resource Society  Correction  Editor:  I hope you will allow me three  or four column inches to point out  one error and an omission with regard to articles which 1 wrote for  last week's newspaper. These  may have been the result of typographical mistakes or oversight,  perhaps, on the part of your guest  editor who must be among the  busiest people on the Sunshine  Coast.  I seldom slip into solecisms,  and the one in the review of the  chamber music was not mine:  "She is more a mezzo-soprano  repertoire." This construction  does not make sense. I referred  to the evening's soprano, Carol  Challans, whom I described as  more a mezzo-soprano than a soprano, and I suggested that she  concentrate on the mezzo-soprano  repertoire.  The word "facetiously" was  omitted from a part of my report  on the School Board meeting with  the result that it appears that  Trustee Frizzell seriously regards  Davis Bay, with a population of  about 2,000, as more a population  centre than is Sechelt with nine  hundred. Davis Bay is, of course,  unincorporated, and Tim's remark was made, 1 believe, in jest.  In any case, that was how I intended to report it.  I would like to conclude by commending your guest editor,  George Matthews, for a splendid  performance during the absense  of the regular editor who was  away on vacation for the past  three weeks. George is also working full-time as a boom man, directing an Eric Nicol play which is  in an advanced stage of rehearsal  and, from time to time, attending  to the demands of his three young  children. How do you do it,  George?  Allan J. Crane  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds al Campbell's  Family Shoes * Leather  Goods In down-town Sechell.  Widening  Editor:  Who wants Beach Avenue in  Roberts Creek widened? Nobody  we've talked to, and we've talked  to a lot of fellow Beach Avenue  property owners���young, old,  and middle-aged.  About fifty Roberts Creek residents signed a petition at the  Creek store in little over a day and  a half's time, saying they do not  want their famous old hedge and  tree-lined road widened and  straightened, as the Highways  Department wants to do.  The Roberts Creek Community  Association held a meeting on the  issue last Wednesday night, and  one person after another said that  the Highways project will destroy  the looks and nature of the winding waterfront roadway that  "makes" Roberts Creek.  Dozens of people reportedly also pointed out that a wider roadway and shoulders will enable the  "Speed Demons" to drive even  faster���encourage them, in fact.  This, on a roadway a lot of people walk along, bicycle along and  even horseride along, many of  them kids and seniors.  One Highways worker told me  the plan is for wide shoulders  (three feet on either side, plus  twenty-two feet of blacktop), a  total twenty-eight-foot roadway  width, as against the eighteen- to  twenty-foot width now. On top of  that, there will be a ditch on one  ��lMa��Maa*|.|.'.l'.la.li;j1 MtlM  ��Mm Una* |.ff.B.la.'.'Jll��*aaal>ia��^  I Radio /haek  authorized Sales Cenlre  Reg.  159.95  m Auto  Cassette Stereo  Cassette player and AM FM stereo radio Has deluie  features and a versatile design which makes custom-  mounting easy���in or under dash Control shahs spacing  adtusls Irom 5-5 8 lo 6-9 32 FM local drslance switch gels  ophmuir. reception ol shong stations LEO lape and stereo  ndicalors-conveniences you it appreciate 2-9 16��7-3 8 a  M 2" Complete wilh instruchons speaker cables and  mounting hardware  12-1836  side or other. There is a ditch  now, but judging by what Highways has just finished doing to  Flume Road and Park Avenue,  the new ditches will be much wider. Highways talks about "dangerous curves" but the curves are  only dangerous for drivers who  take them too fast; instead of ripping up Beach Avenue, government should police/enforce the  fifty-kilometre (thirty mph) speed  limit.  Highways Department manager Tucker Forsyth is aware of the  fifty-signature petition against  widening Beach Avenue, according to his secretary, and no doubt  he is very much aware of the official Roberts Creek Settlement  Plan in which the residents stress  they want their community kept  rural in looks and pace.  The Highways spokesman said  at Wednesday night's public  meeting they will "negotiate"  with individual property owners  who want to save trees on their  frontages from destruction. "Negotiate" presumably means, "If  it fits in with our project, we'll  leave your trees."  Highways, going by conversations with their people, apparently feel that the sixty-six foot road  right-of-way is their land. It is not  ���it is public land, and if the majority of the public living on and  using this local residential road  would rather see it lined with  greenery, trees and hedges, and  kept narrow also to restrain  speeders, then in a democracy,  their wishes should prevail.  But, at time of writing (Friday,  August 4), the Highways crew  have already started their steam-  shovel carnage on Beach Avenue,  opposite the picnic beach. Do fifty  property owners have no say at  all? Stephen Brown  Coast News, August 8,1978  J&C ELECTRONICS  Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C. Box1208  ]   885-2568 885-2568   |  emaCfSVtTmmamtumnt*' .'II'.\ HI���la�����g-:.-i�� ���!   riaaWI  Winning numbers for julyi978  jfk.  The Iw.  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He's a scrawny, bald, terminally-dishevelled, hatchet-  faced man called Jim Christie  who's been on a nonstop  drunk for months. He gazes  disorientedly around and begs  thc way to the nearest bunk.  Unfortunately, the bunk he  chooses happens to be in the  same shack where I'm stay-  inj;. There he commences to  howl and moan his horrors  loose for the next four days.  It's a flatout nightmare not  only for him. He's worse than  a junkie kicking a kingsize  habit. It's like living in a bug-  ward. Wild rantings and protestations jolt us awake in the  small hours. Craddock runs  machine in the meantime.  "Good man," he says,"once  he gets the booze out of him."  That's all very well for him  to say. He's got his own  cabin. We have to suffer the  snakes along with Christie.  Common indignation forges a  brief rapport between us. Who  needs this dreadful madman?  He should be in a sanitarium.  We want to strangle the noisy  bastard. But on the fifth day,  his demons leave him. He  pulls on his gear like nothing  had happened and comes out  to the woods with us. By  God, Craddock's right! He's  a crackerjack engineer.  Things run a normal course  for a bit. There's even a spell  of dry sunny weather that in-  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  tensifies the rotten stench  from the tide-flat but otherwise renders things a degree  more tolerable. Jim Christie  proves to be a sociable guy  with a wry, self-deprecating  wit. Once or twice, we get  talking. He tells me sometimes hilarious ��� sometimes  horrific stories of his drunken  escapades.  Then thc machine breaks  down. It'll take a couple of  days to get parts so the crew,  with thc exception of Christie,  Lee Ching, the catskinner and  his wife and myself, head into  Rupert to get beered-up. I've  no desire to drink with any of  that surly lot and Jean needs  someone to set chokers for  him behind the cat. Christie  has various monkeywrenching  chores to do.  It's the first chance I've had  to get acquainted with  Dupree. He and Mary keep  pretty much to themselves.  He's a small dark man with a  hook nose and a heavy accent,  somewhat excitable but much  better to work for than the  abusive Stockton. Setting the  feather-weight cat-chokers is  easy enough. We hit it off  well. "You come up to the  cabin tonight," he invites at  the end of the second day.  "Meet my old woman. She  likes to read too. Maybe she  got some books you haven't  seen."  That evening, feeling rather  privileged, I head up the  riverside  trail  to  their  tiny  DATSUN  COQUITMM CENTRE  DMSUNLTD.      E.E.(Mickey)Coe  RES: 271-0r:.6  2780-2786 Barnet Highway Telephone  Coquitlam, B.C.V3B1B9 464-9611/12  cabin. They've never encouraged anyone to visit them before and considering the disagreeable nature of most of  the others, I certainly can't  blame them. The shack perches precariously on the  mossy creekbank. Jean, as  he's informed me not without  a certain pride, built it himself  when he first came to Craddock's Slough. He's obviously  a better catskinner than a  carpenter���the whole thing  looks oddly lopsided. But it  doesn't leak and Mary keeps  its single room neat as a pin.  Mary bears a marked  physical resemblence to Jean.  They could easily be brother  and sister. They're both dark,  small and nothing to write  home about for looks but  seem ideally suited to each  other. "Left a husband and  three kids to go with this crazy  pea-souper, "she informs me  with a frank chuckle. Jean  makes some fond rejoinder.  It's refreshing to be with contented people. They're like  Darby and Joan, happy with  themselves and their jerry-  built shanty in this shadowy,  dismal wilderness.  Jean produces a bottle of  whiskey. We proceed to get  comfortably drunk. I ask  them where their dog is.  "What dog?" they exclaim  puzzledly. "You don't have a  dog?" On several occasions,  I've seen what appeared to be  a large grey hound prowling  through the brush. Since  there are no animals around  the camp apart from an unfriendly and flea-ridden cookhouse cat, I've always as-'  sumed it belonged to  Jean.  Understanding comes over  the French Canadian's  swarthy face. "Must be a  wolf you see," he informs me.  "Oh yeah," I say with some  embarrassment at my ignorance and a twinge of appre  hension. A wolf! I keep forgetting how far north and  deep in the boondocks we  actually are.  Soon the three of us are  feeling no pain from the  liquor. Jean begins to talk  about Craddock. "That man  is so tight he squeak. Everything in this camp is secondhand. He buy all his equipment at the auction. Best  you keep your eyes open  around those lines."  "Ah, I'm safe enough  blowing whistles," I say  nonchalantly.  We leave the subject of  Craddock's skinflintedness  and move on to more pleasant  topics. Finally, the whiskey is  gone and it's time to leave.  Mary presents me with a box  of pocket-books she's finished  reading. It's a much better  selection than the trash that's  lying around the bunkhouse���  The Grapes of Wrath. I feel  like a man who's just struck  gold and thank her profusely.  Then I take my leave and proceed nervously down the  pitch-black trail with my books  and a borrowed flashlight.  Jean has assured me that  wolves never attack human  beings unless they're starving  but I figure there's always  a first time. I end up scaring  the hell out of myself and  running drunkenly back to  camp through that suddenly  sinister forest like a panicky  kid.  Next day, the rest of the  crew returns, grumbling and  hungover. The brief holiday  hasn't sweetened their dispositions a damn bit. The  replacement-parts are installed and the donkey coaxed  back to life. We start yarding  and I'm obliged to resume  my lowly whistle-punk's  > role. It'd be a soft touch  except for Stockton's big  mouth and the bad weather.  For the rains have returned  with a vengeance.  I bury myself in books and  contrive to shut it all out. On  weekends, when the bunkhouse gets too oppressive, I  retreat up the trail to visit  NOW AVAILABLE  MORTGAGE  MONEY  No penalty  for prepayment in part or in whole.  We Finance:  ��� Land  ��� Residential Homes  ��� Revenue Properties  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Cowrie Street, Sechelt, B. C. 885-3255  serving the residents  of the Sunshine Coast since 1941  Ell'uifiham .  ^   Astrology  *  ��������.������***  i Rac Ellingham  Twilight Theatre  Some very considerable  actors are on view this week'in  the Twilight Theatre. House  Calls is the name of the film  which will play Wednesday  through Saturday, August  9-12, and it features three  Academy Award winners in  Glenda Jackson, Walter Matthau, and Art Carney. Sunday  through Tuesday, August  13-15, the film is Julia starring  acting notable Jane Fonda and  Vanessa Redgrave with support from such as Jason Ro-  bards and Hal Holbrook.  In House Calls, the medical  profession gets a jaundiced  appraisal. This engaging comedy is consistently amusing  Jean and Mary in their  friendly cabin. The others are  suspicious: "Jesus, the punk  must have something going  with Dupree's woman. "I  ignore them. I'm not quite  bushed enough yet to look  on Mary as a sex-object but  they don't know that. Let  them think what they want.  The following boat-day,  Carver makes the run alone.  He and Craddock work on the  boom between supply-junkets.  I'm looking forward to Les's  return as I'm expecting a  letter or two from the outside  world. But next evening rolls  around with no trace of boat or  boatman. He doesn't show up  the next day either. Craddock  begins to fume and curl  around the edges. He gets on  the radio-phone to .Rupert.  Carver apparently picked up  the groceries and left on  schedule, the previous morning. Craddock reports the  missing vessel. Maybe  Carver's broken down someplace. It's a goddamn  mystery.  and often quite funny. Walter  Matthau portrays a skilled  surgeon who becomes an instant middle-aged Romeo following his wife's death while  opposite him is Glenda Jackson who shines as a divorcee  who's looking for more than a  one-shot relationship. Art  Carney scores solidly as the  possible senile yet ultimately  devious chief surgeon.  Noted American playwright  Lillian Hellman's book  Penllmcnto was the source of  Alvin Sargeant's screenplay  forJulla. The Julia of the title  is portrayed in the film by  Vanessa Redgrave. She was  playwright Hellman's best  friend and one for whom the  author faced personal danger  in the days before the Second  World War. Jane Fonda portrays Lillian Hellman and is  seen as a courier bringing  money into Berlin to aid the  escape of political and religious refugees from Nazi  Germany just prior to the outbreak of the war. Her friend  Julia is part of the anti-fascist  underground in Germany.  Both of the film's stars give  performances which have  drawn much praise from the  critics and in addition Julia  qualifies as that rare production which relies for love for a  friend rather than sexual love  as its story basis. Jason Ro-  bards is excellent as Dashiell  Hammett and the Panavision-  DeLuxe colour film has an  air of Thirties elegance. It was  filmed in France and Enland.  Week Commencing: August 7.  General Notes: A very helpful  Moon-Venus-Mars conjunction in  Libra promises a week of optimism and good feelings. Now's the  time to solve long-term disputes  by negotiating fairly and diplomatically with the opposition.  Babies born this week will be  very idealistic. Their minds will  be shrewd and analytical. They  will show a flare for diplomacy  and enjoy settling other people's  differences. Many will eventually  organize and manage ambitious  ventures.  Brave lovers exchanging marriage vows at this time will be  glad they did.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Relationsips, partnerships,  marriages, agreements with  loved ones and close associates  now develop more favourably.  Idealistic romances get green  light. Sign that contract. Meet  people. Ask favours.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Employment and health matters improve. You're more popular on the work scene as negotiations with co-workers begin to  produce results. Medical enquiries bring much needed reassurances.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Social life, romance, love affairs, risks and speculation bring  contentment. It's time to go out  and have fun. Children's activities enhance personal pleasures  and amusements. Fresh, creative  energy motivates artists or crafts-  persons.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Accent is on domestic bliss.  Happiness is simply being at  home with those you love. Now's  the time to remodel, redecorate,  or beautify your living space. Real  estate deals arc worthwhile. Discussions and arrangements are  reassuring.  LEO (July 23-August 22)  Correspondence, phone calls  and messages are sources of  inner satisfaction. Short journeys  or local visits initiate pleasant involvements and lasting friendships. Disputes involving brothers, sisters, or neighbours can  now be settled amicably.  VIRGO (August 23-Sept. 22)  Focus is on money and possessions. Be aware of urge to overspend on expensive items or articles of beauty. Follow up opportunities to increase financial flow.  Remember that popularity is seldom bought.  LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)  Moon, Venus. Mars, and Pluto  in your sign bestow charm, popularity, sex-appeal, and extra energy. Others find you irresistible.  It's your turn to splurge on new  clothes, adornments, and hairstyles. Vibrant personality gets  you what you've dreamed about.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)  Happiness is found in seclusion,  behind thc scenes, sharing secrets with friends or lovers. It's a  favourable time to start private  ventures, investigations, or enquiries. Clandestine love affairs  or elopements figure strongly.  Show sympathy to those trapped  or in confinement.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21)  Involvement with friends, acquaintances, group projects, or  community affairs arc sources of  rewards and contentment. Long-  range plans, hopes, and wishes  now appear within your reach.  Dealings with strangers will produce results.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jsn. 19)  Reputation, public standing,  and career plans receive much  needed boost to diplomatic discussions and determination to  succeed. Authority figures find  you extra convincing, so push  recent achievements with more  confidence.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Good feelings arc linked to  long-distance communications  and affairs far away. It's a favourable time to take extended  trips or journeys to foreign lands.  Those planning higher education  courses or skills-improvement  programs should send necessary  paperwork now.  PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)  Other people's money or possessions are the sources of favourable conditions. Now's the  time to beg, borrow, or ask for the  return of long-overdue loans and  equipment. Insurance or joint-  finance matters yield dividends.  Granny s   dinner  Gibsons Public  Library  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 2-4 p.m  Ithursday 2-4 &  7-9 p.m.  |Saturday2-4p.m.  886-2130  MENU:  Cold Roast Turkey  Potato Salad  Bean Salad  Cole Slaw  Pickle Dish  Dessert  methods'~  Cut turkey into serving portions, arrange on platter, and  garnish with cherry tomatoes  and parsley.  Bean salad: drain tins of  various beans. Marinate with  Vt cup of sugar, 'A cup of  boiling water, 'A cup of vinegar for three to four hours, or  overnight. Drain and serve,  Cole slaw:   grate cabbage  and add raisins that have been  plumped up in boiling water,  nuts, and add dressing.  Pickle dish:  pickled beets,  cauliflower,    gherkins,    and  stuffed olives.  DESSERT:  Mold ice cream into balls,  roll in crumbled maccaroons,  and pour any good liqueur  over them, and serve.  Gibsons Library  Gibsons Public Library has a  number of new adult books:  NONFICTION  Dear Me, by Peter Ustinov-  biography; Weight Watchers International Cookbook, edited by  Jean Nidetch���cooking; A  Time of Heroes 1940-1950,  by Stephen Franklin���history;  African Fabric Crafts, by' Esther  W.    Dendel���hobbies;    Canada  Cancelled   Because  of  Lack  of  Interest, by Eric Nicol and Peter  Whalley���humour.  FICTION  Insanity Runs in Our Family, by  Hal Bennett; The Cult, by Max  Ehrlich; Woman In the Mirror,  by Winston Graham; The Hot  Blue Sea, by Richard Jessup;  Tenor's Cradle, by Duncan Kyle;  Report to the Commissioner, by  James Mills.  (TWILIGHT  (THEATRE?  886-2827  GIBSONS  \2��[jBiaKla  WALTER MATTHAU  GLENDA JACKSON  (Branch Office Address)  ' 145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver. B.C.  980-6571  Sun., Mon.,  Tue.  Aug. 13,14,15  evenings at 8  ���JfflJ B^  * NEXT WEEK ***********  JOHN TRAVOLTA*OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN|  "GREASE" m CBC Radio  By Maiyanne West  Thc closing ceremonies of the  Commonwealth Games will be  carried live from Edmonton beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.  The twenty-eighth Annual Old  Time Fiddlers' Contest, broadcast from Shelburnc, Ontario, at  10:05 p.m., will feature the finalists and last year's grand champion, Rudi Meeks, with host Harry Brown. Anthology tonight at  11:0S p.m. presents the sixth of a  twelve-part BBC series devoted to  thc greatest published poetry in  thc English language. Tonight,  "The Seven Deadly Sins" includes the works of Shelley, Og-  dcn Nash, Chaucer, and Alfred  Noyes, among others.  Folk Fair. Sunday at 9:05 p.m.,  has collected songs about soldiers.  Wednesday, August 9  Games Summary : 10:20 p.m.  Mostly Music: 11:07 p.m.���Mostly Musicals continues.  Nightcap:    12:07   a.m.���British  actor, Anthony Quayle.  Thursday, August 10  Playhouse:8:04 p.m.���Thc Bright  Red Herring by Laurence Gough.  "My Best Shoes", conclusion.  Country Road: 8:30���Diamond  Joe White. Interview with Mike  Auldridge.  Games Summary: 10:20 p.m.  Mosdy   Music:    11:07   p.m.���  Subtle Sex in Musicals.  Nightcap:   12:07  p.m.���Biographers of T. E. Lawrence.  Friday, August 11  Panning for Gold: 8:04 p.m.���  critical discussion of books and  films.  Jan Radio Canada: 8:30 p.m.���  Pianists Bill Kmes, Adrian Chor-  nowol. George Blondhcim Quartet, Willie Joosen Quartet. Host  Tommy Banks.  Games Summary: 10:20p.m.  Mostly Musk: 11:07 p.m.���Celebrations.  Nightcap: 12:07 a.m.��� Aldo Cic-  olini, Part II.  Saturday, August 12  Games Magazine: 12:30p.m.  Closing Ceremonies: 4���6 p.m.,  live from Edmonton.  Old Time Fiddlers' Contest: 10:05  p.m. from  Shelburnc Ontario.  Host, Harry Brown.  Anthology:     11:05    p.m.���The  Poet's Voice.     Shelley, Ogden  Nash, Chaucer, Noyes.   "A Tangle of Voices", short story by  Francis Itani.  Sunday, August 13  Life and Times of Noel Coward:  1:05 p.m.���Words and Music.  Muslque de Chez Nous: 7:05 p.m.  ���LcGroupc Baroque: Telemann,  Bach, Pureed.  My Music: 8:35 p.m.���BBC quiz.  Folk Fair: 9:05 p.m.���The soldier  in folk song.  Monday, August 14  Afternoon Theatre: 2:04 p.m.���  Vanity Fair by Thackeray, Part IV  Gold Rush: 8:30 p.m.���Cooper  Brothers Band.  Mosdy Music: 10:20 p.m.���Mostly Musicals���Crime and Punishment.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m.���Contemporary American composer John  Cage���each night this week. Part  I of serial reading Emma by Jane  Austen.  Tuesday, August IS  Crime  Serial:   2:04   p.m.���"Inspector West at Bay" by John  C'reascy.  Mosdy Musk: 10:20 p.m.-Religion in the musical.  C.B.C.��� Radio  Saturday: Audience: 9:05 p.m.���  Part I, Captain Cook at Nootka���  a sound documentary based on  Cook's journals. Part II, Antonio  Soler (1729-1783) sonatas introduced and performed by Frederick Marvin.  C.B.C.-TV Highlights  Commonwealth Games Coverage,  Wednesday: 3:30 p.m.���6 p.m.,  9 p.m.���II p.m., Summary at  11:30 p.m.  Thursday: 4���6 p.m., 7���10:30  p.m., Wrapup at 11:30 p.m.  Premiers' Conference���News  Special, 10:30p.m.  Friday: 12 noon���2 p.m.. 3:30���  6 p.m., 7���11 p.m., Wrapup at  11:30 p.m.  Saturday: 8a.m., right through to  closing ceremonies,  between 4  and 5 p.m.  Sunday:  Royal Heritage: 11:30 a.m.���  Edward VII and House of Windsor. Last of series.  This Land: 9:00 p.m.���Manitoba  Indians in business. Last of series  Summer Symphonies : 10 p.m.���  Toronto Symphony, simulcast in  stereo  Coast News, August 8,1978  @trfell@llici(e) Millet  Summer Business Hours  Mon.-Thurs. Fri, 8:30-9:00  8:30- 5:30        Sal. 9:30   5:00  Cowrie St    885-3258  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coasl News  Classifieds at Campbells  Family Shoes It leather  Goods in down-town Sechell.  Ladies' & Children's Summer Clothing  JUST ARRIVED!  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Coast News, August 8,1978  An old-timer visits the Sunshine Coast  docked at Langdale until September.  The Sunshine Coast Queen will  Book Review  A master's masterpiece  by John Moore  As you might expect from  his name, Mikhail Bulgakov is  a Russian writer. I could say  "was", since he entered the  past tense in 1940, but it's  considered polite to speak of  wTiters as though they were as  long-lived as their works.  (That's immortality for you.)  Anyway, you might have  guessed that he is a Russian,  but he is certainly not as well-  known to Westerners as a lot  of Russian authors. Even in  his own country his reputation  rests not on the monumental  and often tortuous novels Russia seems to inspire her writers to produce, but rather on  his lengthy career in the  theatre.  I first heard of Bulgakov at a  party where a friend of mine  dragged me aside and began  telling me about this fantastic-  novel he was reading whose  characters included two lovers, members of Massolit, thc  Soviet Union's official literary  guild, Pontius Pilate, Jesus  Christ, the Devil, and a black  cat the size of a pig who  walked on its hind legs,  drank vodka, smoked cigars,  and was a crack shot with a  Mauser automatic. It all  sounded so bizzare that I dismissed the whole conversation  as incipient delerium tremens  and forgot about it until thc  next time we met, under more  sober circumstances, and he  dropped the book into my lap.  I looked at the title: The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail  Bulgakov. "Never heard of it  or him," I said skeptically.  I had a lot of reading to do for  university courses and very little spare time. "I'm lending it  explains that he has missed  thc point: it is not Christ's  divinity which should have  been the target of attack, but  rather His very existence. At  this moment they are joined  by an eccentric professor who  intrudes on their conversation, which he finds vastly  amusing, and who proceeds to  shatter their materialist complacency with demonstrations  of uncanny powers. He predicts the editor's death by decapitation at the hands of a  girl, a remote likelihood, it  seems, and holds both men  spellbound with a tale of  Christ's interview with Pilate,  which he verified simply by  saying, "I was there." The  professor, of course, is the  Devil himself and his appearance sets off a chain of unsettling and, to the reader, hilarious events in the Soviet capital where supernatural beings  and happenings are not officially recognized. Escaping  from the mysterious stranger,  the editor is duly beheaded  when he falls under a tram  driven by a young woman.  The eminent poet, who tries  to pursue the professor, appears after a supernatural  chase across Moscow, at the  posh restaurant-headquarters  of Massolit, carrying a candle  and clad only in long-Johns,  and a peasant shirt with a  paper ikon pinned to the front.  Following a brief riot, precipitated by his insistence that the  Devil is on the premises, he  is subdued and removed to an  insane asylum. By the time  the professor and his entourage are through with Moscow,  the poet has plenty of company, the police have thrown  up their hands in despair, and  the supernatural antics have  brought out the worst in just  Caught up  in the madness are The Mas  ter, a philosopher who has devoted himself to writing a rein-  terpretation of the crucifixion  of Christ, and Margarita,  whose illicit love affair with  The Master ultimately ends in  tragedy for them both and for  the precious book. Yet at the  end, the Devil's triumph is  hollow and he bows to The  Master's spiritual power and  to Margarita's selfless love.  The style of the writing  varies appropriately, from the  bizarre comedy of the Devil  wreaking havoc on the Russian capitol, to the love story  of The Master and Margarita,  and the fascinating excerpts  from The Master's book which  form a part of the novel, but  throughout Bulgakov's prose  is a vindication of the last ten  years of his life, which hc  spent working on The Master  and Margarita, and of his long  apprenticeship as a journalist  and playwright. His writing  has been described as "fantastic realism", a term applied  to a number of other modern  writiers, Franz Kafka most notably, to describe their talent  for relating bizarre events  with a deadpan, journalistic  delivery.  Fantastic realism has enjoyed popularity among Soviet  writers chiefly as a method of  satirical protest against a  government not noted for its  appreciation of criticism. Obviously there is powerful satire  in The Master and Margarita.  The  Moscow literary estab  lishment, an appalling bureaucracy of snobs and sycophants, takes a savage pounding, as do the civil authorities.  Despite his long and successful career in the theatre. Bulgakov was perpetually in hot  water because his writings offended the political sensibilities of the censors, lt is  perhaps interesting to note  that The Master and Margarita has been published in Russia, almost thirty years after  the death of the author, What  is even more interesting is  that thc magazines in which  the installments of the novel  appeared were sold out so  quickly that public readings  had to bc held in response  to popular demand. The navel  is available hi this country  in hardback (Collins & Harvill  Press) and in several paperback editions, the best by Penguin Classics with the usual  excellent introduction.  One of Bulgakov's early  works. The Hear of a Dog, is  also available in a good paperback from Harcourt, Brace &  World. Written in 1925. it  is a political "beast-fable",  not unlike Orwell's Animal  Farm, and though it is every  bit as polished as his later  work, it is narrower in scope.  A brilliant doctor adopts a  stray dog from thc Moscow  gutters and by ingenious  methods transforms it into  a human being. The allegory  is obvious and scathing; thc  Russian proletariat, after centuries of having been treated,  literally, as dogs, are transformed by a radical experiment into responsible human  beings. The dog. taking the  name Poligraph Poligrapho-  vich, soon becomes a petty  bureaucrat in the Moscow  Sanitation Department, Commissar in charge of the elimination of vagrant quadrupeds  (cats). He comes to exemplify  the worst aspects of an ignorant, insensitive proletariat; he  is boorish, tyrannically cruel,  and totally self-interested.  In  Come cry  with me  By Ann Napier  Write Box 3, c/o Coast News  Dear Ann:  1 cannot afford to travel. All  my friends are taking these  exotic trips, and 1 feel so envious when they come back with  their tales and coloured slides.  Am I being a poor friend? I  feel guilty but left out.  Deprived  Dear Deprived:  This time of year we are in  the most beautiful of spots.  The beach is lovely, and thc  water warm. Our trips on thc  ferry have Disneyland put to  shame. The wildlife is great.  Many of my friends see bears  and deer; I see racoons  and eagles and feel priveleged  to do so. This week I found a  little green frog living in a  large yellow Dahlia in the  greenhouse. Every time 1  water, I look for him, and  feel such great pleasure at this  small, dazzling world. Proust  and Thoreau wrote of the  adventures in their small  worlds around them. There is  ever a delightful surprise in  every day, if you are aware.  Gct a microscope and look at  stagnant water to see one-  celled animals on a slide, or  the end, the doctor, (modelled  supposedly on Lenin) forcibly  returns him to his canine  state. Though much of it is as  humorous as anything in The  Master and Margarita, this  early exercise in wish-fulfillment has. understandably,  failed to appear on bookshelves in the Soviet Union.  Bulgakov died an embittered  man, whose finest work was  unprintable in his own country. Luckily for us, he's now  as available as the nearest  bookstore.  a magnifying glass and watch  butterflies and growing  things. There are small trips,  and lovely colour slides right  here. The smell of nasturtiums, the taste of blackberries, so many experiences on a  lovely summer day. Go barefoot in the grass and dream a  trip. May everyone envy  your colour slides.  Dear Ann:  I am one of the many who  want to lose weight. Do you  have any hints? I've tried  many diets but they don't  work, or I gain it back. I hate  how I look hanging out of a  bathing suit. What to do?  The Blimp  Dear Blimp:  Join the crowd. Overweight  is one of the foremost problems of the North Americans.  Whatever you do, do it slowly.  Exercise; brisk walking is  safe, half an hour in the morning. Eat three tablespoons of  bran and wheat germ with  your yogurt every morning.  Cut out sugar. Try cutting all  portions of food in half. Then  you won't feel deprived, but  not loaded up.  Dear Ann:  I met this attractive lady  and her husband. They were  very friendly, the wife particularly. Being a hungry bachelor. I lapped up thc attention.  She invited me over to dinner  and an evening. I supposed  from her amorous insinuations  that her husband would be out  of town or at least away, but  no, he was right there and  wanted to share the fun. So  we had a threesome. What do  you think of that?       Amused  Dear Amused:  I've always heard that  three's a crowd, but what do I  know? It sounds kinky but as I  said, there's nothing new  under the sun, or on the bed.  \\\e &s\\uk vi  the Estuary presents:        oON   .  "Along the Trail" watercolours       &   .c,  and other new work ���**'*  <  by Joan T. Warn ^cJ^  beginning August 10 O^*  open weekday evenings & weekends from 2 p.m.  UNSHINE COAST  PEST CONTROL  to you because you're a fast  reader," he replied. It be- about everybody,  longs to Karel and there's a  line-up to read it. Don't lose  it. It's hard to find." I took  the book home and settled in  for a bit of a read. By midnight I knew I was going to be  up until dawn. It's one of  those books that are almost  impossible to put down once  you've read the first chapter.  The story begins on a hot  May afternoon in Moscow, in  a deserted park, where two  members of the Soviet literary  establishment, an eminent  editor and an equally eminent  poet, are discussing thc poet's  recently composed long poem  debunking the divinity of  Christ.   The editor patiently  INCOME TAX  FRANCHISE  AVAILABLE  H&R  BLOCK  THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE  We are looking for  an Individual to operate  an income tax office  In Gibsons.  We furnish:  Training  Advertising  Supplies  For further Information  write or call:  H&RBTock,  243 6th Street,  New Westminster,  V3L3A5  Ph: 524-4252  PRATT  ROAD  DRAG  STRIP  ��V './   r J"  V    :>*;  U  It seems with the conversion to kilometers per hour that  regard for the posted speed limit has gone out the window.  Joe Citizen and the RCMP are as much lo blame as the  hot-rodders and all those cars from Alberta.  Pratt Road is probably the most violated stretch of pavement on the Coast, with a rough estimate of three in every  four vehicles exceeding thc speed limit by up to ninety  kilometers per hour. Considering the number of children  on horseback or children just being themselves. I think il's  criminal that nothing is done about il.  There arc a few of us who take license numbers and lime  of infraction and let the police know. Bul somehow Ihat  seems futile. Speed bumps could bc installed, but that  would slow emergency vehicles. The best solution would  be to dead-end Pratt Road, three quarters of a mile down  from thc 101. Then those of us with an interest in children  and livestock could be assured of safety on our road.  Some of you may have had a bright light go on in there,  and thought, "What about radar?" Well, as you know,  nothing is ever done about traffic safety till it can bc proven that the situation is dangerous. So, ladies and gentlemen of central and lower Pratt Road, gct out there and kill  someone!  We have a new man in our shop. His name is John Hall.  John is a journeyman mechanic and his specialty is air conditioning and electrical troubleshooting. John's also told  me he'll work on MG's, TR's and other exoticars.  On a happier note, Car and Driver magazine has just released an article on the '79 Mustang/Capri. Nice looking  car, a little German B.M.W. styling there, and with small  block Vg power, Mustang is back in lhc running. Our  newly formed lease and rental company is going to grab  onejusoon as they are released.  m  886-7919  At the corner of Payne Road & Hwy 101  YOUR  'FAIR' LADY'S  AT PNE '78  COME AND  SUPPORT YOUFT  COMMUNITY'S  MISS PNE FINALIST  Your community's very own Princess  is on her way! She's just one of 40  vibrant young contestants who will  travel from communities all across  B.C. to compete for the coveted title  ol Miss PNE, 1978!  Each of these beautiful young women  represent the charm, the warmth, the  hospitality of their B.C. community.  They all hope and look for your support August 21st and 22nd, when the  finals lor the Miss PNE Pageant take  place at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver Activities for the event commence at 7:30 p.m. each evening with  the crowning of the new Queen on the  night of August 22nd. Premier W.R.  Bennett will be on stage to honour the  newly appointed Queen. Come and  support your community's very own  Miss PNE finalist!  And speaking of beauty... this year's  PNE provides a salute to Captain Cook  who charted B.C.'s beautiful West  Coast, aboard his tall ship the "Discovery". What better theme for the Fair  then, than PNE "DISCOVERY" FAIR 78,  in this year of special celebration!  Dressed in jaunty nautical finery, with  many fine exhibits, displays and entertainment portraying the story of sailing  ships and exploration of the Pacific  North West, the Fair Grounds have  come alive with more things to see and  do than ever before! There's more free  entertainment, both indoors and out!  New rides for Ihe kids, and on KIDS  DAY. August 21st, children will be admitted free until 6 p.m. with reduced  ride prices in Playland! See the world's  largest Demolition Derby and of course  the outstanding free livestock, agricultural and Horse Show that the PNE  is famous for. And it doesn't stop there!  This years PNE STAR SPECTACULAR  line-up features such fabulous entertainment greats as JOHNNY CASH,  HELEN REDDY, TONY ORLANDO,  SHAUN CASSIDY and rock star sensation TED NUGENT. There's something for everyone, from horse-racing  at Exhibition Park to roller coaster  rides! PNE "DISCOVERY" FAIR 78 is  the biggest and best ever! See you  at the Fair!  wm  M  Pacific National Exhibition  1.3 million visitors last year (PLEASE KEEP  THIS SCHEDULE  AS NO OTHER  PROGRAM WILL  BE AVAILABLE.)  SCHEDULE OF  EVENTS   1978  FRIDAY, AUGUST 11  2:35 p.m. ��� Voodoo Fly Pass  4:30 p.m. ��� Arrival of visiting Navy ships:  H.M.C.S. Porte Dauphine,  H.M.C.S. Porte de la Reine,  H.M.C.S. Porte Quebec.  7:00 p.m. ��� Opening Ceremonies:  Arrival of Miss Sea Cavalcade and contestants;  Official welcoming of visiting dignitaries  Presentations to visiting Lt. Commanders George  Fulforci, J.D. Buchan, and M. Cockrell;  Miss Sea Cavalcade's official message to the  people of Gibsons.  7:30 p.m. ��� First Judging, Best Decorated Boat  Contest;  "Wangdale Fire Department Challenge", Gibsons  Wharf;  Sidewinder demonstration;  CBC's Salute to Gibsons Sea Cavalcade.  9:30 p.m. ��� Kinsmen's Sea Cavalcade Teen Dance,  Gibsons Wharf;  9:30 p.m. ��� Kinsmen's Sea Cavalcade Teen Dance,  Gibsons Wharf. Howe Sound Disco, Free Admission. Concession: Boy Scouts.  7:00 p.m. - Lions Beer Garden ��� Gibsons Curling  Rink. Penn Kings, $2.00 cover charge.  10:30 p.m. - Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Fireworks,  Gibsons Wharf.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 12  8:30 a.m. ��� Sea Cavalcade Tennis Tournament,  Brothers Park & High School Courts.  9:15a.m. ���10 Speed Bike Race. Start: Beach Buoy,  Davis Bay. Finish: Dougal Park, Gibsons.  10:00 a.m. ��� Kinsmen's Sea Cavalcade Parade.  Theme: Captain Cook. Assembly time, 8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Sunnycrest Mall Parking Lot. Parade  route ends at Dougal Park.  11:30 a.m. ��� Gibsons Fire Department annual  "War of Hoses", Tennis Courts.  11:30 a.m. ��� Final Judging of the following events:  -Pet Show (Categories: Dog, Cat, Rabbit, Misc.)  -Poster Contest.  Sea Cavalcade Theme.  Junior:  6 - 8 years, Intermediate: 9-11 years, Senior:  12-14 years.  ISL PRIZE  300  200  Second  Prize  Third  Prize  HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN  THESE GREAT PRIZES  ANDSUPPORT  THE GlBSONS SEA CAVALCADE  ATTHE SAME TIME  GIBSONS IATTCDV  SEA CAVALCADE   LU I I L It I  Tickets '1.00 each  ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE  LOCAL BUSINESS COMMUNITY.  TICKETS WILL ALSO BE ON SALE  AT THE MANY EVENTS TAKING  PLACE DURING SEA CAVALCADE  WEEKEND.  DRAW:   AUGUST 13  '''-.'. ���-.       ������ ��� '��.*.     45$iK  "Vi  Coast News, August 8,1978  i   i   ���   *v|  -Bike & Costume Parade. Sponsored by Radio  Club. Best Comedy, Best-Decorated, Most Original.  11:30 a.m. ���' aames of Fun for kids of all ages: Dunk  Tank, Dati Throw, Fish Pond, Ring Toss, Rifle  Shoot, Pie Throw, Pony Rides.  11:30 a.m. ��� Sea Cavalcade Crafts Fair. Pottery,  Wood carving, Sea Cavalcade T-shirts, Sunshine  Coast Lapidary & Crafts, and more.  12:00p.m. ��� Opening Ceremonies, Dougal Park:  -Arrival of Miss Sea Cavalcade & contestants.  -Introduction of Captain Cook and visiting guests.  ���Presentation by Queen candidates to winners ol  the Poster Contest, 10 Speed Bike Race, Best-Decorated Bike, & Costume Parade.  -Best-Decorated Establishment Trophy  -Best-Decorated Commercial Float Trophy  12:30 p.m. ��� Sea Cavalcade Bingo (Dougal Park)  12:30 p.m. ��� Soap Box Derby. Sponsors, Gibsons  Legion #109.  12:30 p.m. ��� Crossbow Demonstration: Robin Allen  and Trevor Oram.  1:00 p.m. ��� Kinettes' Candy Hunt.  1:15 p.m. ��� Children's foot races. Toddlers to 13  years old.  2:00 p.m. ��� Open-Air Concert: Mike Simkins &  Co., Marilyn Wood, Souffle Fashion Show,  Mrs. Jones & Co., Fred Napora, Suncoast Dancers, John Branca, Scottish Country Dance Team,  Karen Boothroyd, Arlene Mulcaster, Debbie  Middleton, Leanne Middleton, The Middleton  Family.  2:00 p.m. - Lions' Beer Garden. Curling Rink.  2:35 p.m. ��� Voodoo Fly Pass  Naval Vessels open to the public.  ''���'-'vSfv  8:00 p.m. ��� Teen Dance, Elementary School. Howe  Sound Disco. Admission, $2.00. Students' cards  will be required at the door by those 18 and under.  7:00 p.m. ��� Lions' Beer Garden, Curling Rink.  Whiskey Jack.  7:30 p.m. ��� "Sea Cavalcade Reno Night", Gibsons  Wharf, sponsored by Sechelt and Gibsons Kinsmen. Kinsmen's B.B.Q.; Wet T-shirt Contest;  featuring music by "Waves".  9:00 p.m. ��� Sea Cavalcade Queen's Ball. Elphinstone High School. Admission, $3.50. 19 years  and over. Penn Kings.  SUNDAY, AUGUST 13  9:00 a.m. ��� Gibsons Wildlife Fishing Derby, Government Wharf. 12 years and under.  11:00 a.m. ��� Gibsons Firemen's Long Distance  Swim, Keats Island to Municipal Beach.  11:00 a.m. ��� Gibsons Firemen's Water Sports,  Municipal Beach ���14 years and under.  12:00 p.m. ��� Arm Wrestling Competition. Pre-  registration, 9 ��� 11 a.m. Entry fee, $3.00. Four  divisions, jackpot prizes.  12:30 p.m. ��� Pulp Packing competition. Pre-  registration, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Entry fee, $3.00.  Liquid prizes.  Sea Cavalcade  Tenuis Tournament  1:00p.m. ��� U.B.C. Skydiving Exhibition  1:00p.m. ��� Boomstick Foot Race. Pre-registration,  9a.m. to 12:30p.m. Liquid prizes. Entr/fee $3.00.  1:00 Log Burling. Pre-registration 9 a.m. to 12:30  p.m. Cash prizes for minors, Liquid prizes for  adults. Entry fee $1.00.  2:00 p.m. ��� Greased Pole Event. Pre-registration,  9a.m. to 1:30p.m. Liquid prizes. Entry fee, $1.00.  2:00p.m. ��� Tugboat Event. Pre-registration, 9 a.m  to 1:30 p.m. Liquid prizes. Entry fee, $6.00.  2:30 p.m. ��� Dozer Boat Competition. Pre-registration 9a.m. to 2 p.m. Liquid prizes. Entry fee $3.00  3.00 p.m. ��� Tug-of-War. Pre-registration 9 a.m. to  2:30 p.m.  SUNDAY,AUGUST 13  4:00 p.m. ��� Presentation for Best-Decorated Boat  Contest. Pre-registration, Hyak Marine. Liquid  prizes. Entry fee, $5.00.  4:00 p.m. ��� Presentation of prizes to all winners of  the day's events.  Only one week to go until  the Sea Cavalcade Tennis  Tournament. Here are the  particulars one more time.  The events are Men's singles,  men's doubles,  ladies'  sin  gles, ladies' doubles and  mixed doubles. There will be  a consolation round for those  who lose in the first round.  This guarantees everyone at  least two rounds in each event  they enter. Entries are restricted to any two events  only. Prizes will be awarded  for first and second place in  the main event and for first  place in the consolation event.  Entry forms are available at  Trail Bay Sports in the Sunnycrest Mall. The deadline for  entries is Thursday, August 10  at 6 p.m. The draw will be  made at the Cedars Inn at  7:30 p.m. on Friday, August  11, Everyone is welcome.  Tournament play will be at  the high school and Brothers  Park on Saturday and Sunday,  and also at Dougal Park on  Sunday. Be sure to come by to  support your favourite players. For any further information, contact Keith Evans at  886-7938.  ^    '-fr.  c.-mi''.  AT  RENO NIGHT  ,-v       7 p.m. SAT. AUG.12  CZ^l   on GIBSONS WHARF  O   e��^=> PRIZES  ANYONE CAN ENTER  o  Sea Cavalcade Queen Melanie Mahlman officiated at her first function at  Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club last week.  J&  ^V? GIBSONS LIONS CLUB      fa?  GARDEN  (a  In the Gibsons Curling Club  ^o    in tne GiDsons curling <  Sffl  MUNICIPAL BbAUM  SUNDAY, AUG. 13  Starting at 11 a.m.  CHILDREN'S WATER RACES   -Competition Races  4 yr ��� 14 yr at Float Area    ���Novelty Races  ���Fun Races  Register now  for Long Distance Swim  (Keats Wharf to Municipal Beach��� Starting time 11 a.m.)  at J's Unisex in the Sunnycrest Mall.  v.- Swimmers must have adult in escort vessel.  FOOD CONCESSION - CANDY FLOSS - REFRESHMENTS  Sfifi  "The War of the Hoses"  I Sat. Aug. 12, Tennis Courts  Following the Parade  Friday, Aug. 11��� 7:00 p.m. to 12 midnight  Saturday, Aug.12���2:00 p.m. to 6 p.m.  & 7:00 p.m. to 12 midnight  Music by-  Friday evening ��� The Penn Kings  Saturday evening ��� Whiskey Jack  if food available  ft admission $1 (evenings only)  Proceeds in aid of Lions charities. Coast News, August 8,1978  VLASSIFIFD ADS  The Painter's Story  ...(>      YOUR AUTOPLAN  <^H^    CENTRl  Taking care of    all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza  886-2000     Evenings Norm Peterson  886-9121 886-2607   ���"��� ���'     "������:���>���"���'!��� : ��� :.' >rxv��r-*rw. ���>.-r.-~>~  VARIETY FOODS  SNACK BAR & DELI  SNACKS  (CV-J      IN THE  \j2^&      SUN  ,  886-2936    glkCrf*^  HEALTH FOODS  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  &k';.;p:i  UcJ^rhr-i  &i��St/C <Sjl>��;  .' u ���  ,  f~   Sea Cavalcade Specials  BOUILLABAISSE served with  French garlic bread  Sat. Aug. 12, 2-8 p.m.  SUNDAY AFTERNOON TEA  2p.m.-4p.m. _J  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  ��� Guest rooms (Breakfast Included)  ��� Dining Room    886-9033     $nB*8Krt��g  by G.E.Man CASSIN  After the birth of my son  Martin in 1942, I returned to  Port Mellon, where his father  Tryg Iversen was Superintendent. With the boys away,  I was very lonely. My two older sons, Peter and Chris Trower, were still in Vancouver,  where they had been boarding  while I was confined. My  baby was still in hospital,  where he was being kept for a  month because 1 was too weak  to look after the family at first.  The house appalled me.  Tryg had promised to have it  painted for my return. And  painted il was. But what a  sight! It was unbelievable!  The floors were yellow ochre,  of all colours! They had been  varnished before that. "Why  the paint?" I asked, and was  told that the mill had had it  left over. (Left over from  what? 1 could not imagine.)  Thc kitchen was worse, if  anything. The walls, ceiling,  and cupboards were painted a  garish green! Thc floor was  battleship grey. The bedrooms if 1 remember right,  were a drab, rather dark  cream. It must be repainted, I  felt.  "THE TIDES"  Lower Gibsons   886-9219  Fast Food Take-Out  Fish & Chips  1 decided to start on the  bedrooms so the boys would  have them fresh to come back  to. But I made a mistake to  try; 1 wasn't up to it, and  botched it on my first attempt.  When Tryg returned from  work, 1 was forbidden to continue with it, of course.  "What is the use of my getting a Chinaman in to make  the supper for you, and you  do this?"  This is where the painter's  story begins. The next day  he arrived. He showed me  how it should be done: "You  musl work in Ihe paint," and  so forth, he said. As well as a  free lesson in house decorating, he gave me his life story.  He was a rather gaunt, emaciated little man. who hardly  ever smiled. This was not to  be wondered at after hearing  his tale. His wife on thc other  hand was obese. One got the  impression thai hc was rather  henpecked. He seldom spoke  of her. Il was of his first wife  and his early life and childhood that he told me, in a  somewhat Dickensian style.  His family had been very poor,  he said. At an early age he  had been taught to steal, as  who would suspect so small a  child, with such big, innocent  eyes? Hc never got caught  then.  When he was still very  young, hc acquired a job with  a very kind lady. He was  observed one day looking in at  her window where there was a  tree and children playing with  their gifts. (It was Christmas  time.) To his embarassment,  he was invited in, and from  that day on, this kind lady  hired him to help her on occasion, and would sometimes let  him stay the night. What luxury it was for him to sleep between clean sheets instead of  grubby blankets. The lady introduced him to the vicar of  the parish, who was good to  him, too. He gave him nice  new clothes and put him in the  choir.  He thought hc had forgotten  how to steal with all this kindness and new-found friends  and the honestly earned  money he was able to take  home. But one day he had a  relapse, and this time he got  caught, although he was forgiven, and thc incident never  happened again. He could  inner forget it, however, lt  occurred at a church fete and  thc vicar caught him stealing  some icecream.  Years later, the tables were  reversed. This time it was he  who was wronged. His first  wife, who was a religious fanatic, stole thousands of dollars  from him before it was discovered. What could he say?  Alter all, hc had been a thief  too. So he forgave her. "But  why did you do it? All you had  to do was ask." Her reply was  that it was for her brother for  his church work.  She thought  he would understand. A few  days later he found her. She  had hanged herself in the  closet.  The time soon passed, after  Peter and Chris returned, and  it did not seem long before I  was happily reunited with my  son Martin, who was a healthy  and lively child, and a delight  to his father.  As to the painter, I never  did sec him again, though I  was ' ful to him for  ittij ..g the decor of the  house. The kitchen especially  was more liveable, in white  with red trim.. But until we  moved to thc new house the  company had built for us, I  was still stuck with those  dreadful yellow floors! And  the haunting memory of the  painter's story.  886-9737  The Home of People Prices  music Weavers'  For a laid-back atmosphere,  drop down to the Wharf on Saturday night.  Fastball  FINAL STANDINGS  Cedars Inn: 16 Wins, 4 Losses,  32 Its. Elphinstone: 14 Wins,  6 Losses, 28 Points.  Weldwood: 11 Wins, 9 Losses,  22 Its. Windsor: 8Wins. 12  Losses, 16 Pts.; Windsor:  8 Wins, 12Losses, 16 Pts.  TOP PITCHERS  Alex Skytte Cedars���9-1  John Mercer 9-6  TOP BATTERS  Sean van Streppen ���  Weld.-.457  Denny Hollls ���  Weld. - .420  Brian Holmes ���  Cedars ��� .416  Frank Havies ���  Cedars ��� .410  Alex Skytte ���  Cedars ��� .410  Cedars ��� .410  HOME RUN LEADERS  Sean van Streppen, Weld.���4  Pat Gaines, Cedars���4  Freeman Reynolds,   Wind���4  Lori Thibault, representing Legion Branch  109, was named Miss Congeniality, 1978,  as part of Sea Cavalcade festivities.  GAMES THIS WEEK  Tuesday, August 1  Cedars ���9  Windsor ��� 4  W.P.B. Holmes 6-3  L.P.R. Williams 2-1  Wednesday, August 2  Cedars ��� 2  Elphinstone ��� 4  W.P.B.  L.P.A  Lineker  . Skytte  LOHO  sNCIEJ  FLOROS  AGENCIES LTD  REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE  ENJOY  THESEA  CAVALCADE  ..���'":...  ^Tt ���  Playoffs start Tuesday, August 8, with Cedars playing  Windsor' at Brothers Park.  Wed.: Elphinstone vs. Weldwood, Brothers Park. Thurs.:  Cedars vs. Windsor, Brothers  Park, Elphinstone vs. Weldwood, Hackett Park. Finals  the following week.  The North Shore Zone Finals will bc held in Gibsons at  Brothers Park on August 19  and 20.  The biggest little store on the Coast  The complete food store where VARIETY, QUALITY,  FRIENDLY SERVICE, & LOW PRICES go hand in hand.  KEN'S LUCKY DOLLAR FOODS LTD.  GOWER POINT RD., GIBSONS  WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS - 886-2257 - YOU'LL FIND IT HERE  ��� Free delivery to the Wharf ���  Open 7 days: 9 a.m. ��� 6 p.m.  Except Friday: 9 a.m. ��� 7 p.m.  Sundays and holidays: 10 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  HMMi ^^ QUESTION:  What do you ���^"  Coast News, August 8,1978  QUESTION:  think about the proposed  widening of Beach Avenue?  Robert J. Campbell  It shouldn't be touched.  The road is rural and should  remain so. We should preserve the unique character  of the area. If the work is  done it will become a  speedway. New highways  encourage traffic. 11 money  is available why don'i they  build a biking (rail.  W       Ui  Gloria Lindsay  1 have no objections.  They're only widening it by  three feet which is thc road  allowance anyway. What  they need to do is to pave it.  Fitness: What it does  for your body  it does for your mind.  Cathy Anderson  1 like it the way it is. If  (hey want to spend some  money on it they could fill  in a few potholes.  Through a  Half moon Bay F.D.  glass darkly  Of what value is a poet? Not  much, most people would reply.  Even the least sophisticated  may enjoy looking at a fine  painting or listening to music  or going to a show. So artists,  musicians, and actors ��� however far outside the mainstream of business and industry ��� are seen to have some  value.  But poets? They don't  give you facts, like a newspaper story. They waste paper ��� they don't fill each page  with words, like a novel.  They're not highly productive,  sometimes labouring for days  on a single phrase. And above  all, they're hard to read ���  they bend and twist words,  forcing you to struggle with  meanings and images and  sounds....  Yet what poets do is to provide new lenses, for seeing  hidden truths. And lenses  cannot be rushed through or  roughed out. They must be  painstakingly shaped, finely  polished, before you can see  through them. It is thc same  with poetry.  To try to see the value of a  poet, consider the situation in  the Republic of South Korea.  You could spend your days  accumulating facts and information about its repression, or  its economic progress. You  can balance intellectual arguments for and against its military dictatorship.  But when you read the poetry of Kim Chi Ha, Korea's imprisoned poet, you find these  shells of partial  truth  have  peeled away, leaving man's  injustice to man exposed like a  throbbing heart.  Of torture  and brutality, Kim wrote:  speak,speak,  with torn body,  every wound  as an open lip  as an open tongue.  Poet Kim never murdered,  raped, robbed, or cheated  anyone. But the lenses of his  poems reveal too much truth.  South Korean President Park  Chung Hee has shut him away  for life. He spent nineteen  months in solitary confinement with a single bare bulb  burning night and day in his  cell.  Poets like Kim Chi Ha don't  just tell us things that are  true. Instead they let us discover truth for ourselves.  That's why societies need  poets. For a people without  poets is a blind people, stumbling towards social suicide.  |The foregoing is from The  Office of Church in Society,  the United Church of Canada.  Thc Halfmoon Bay Fire  Department is seeking community aid in its efforts to  raise money for fire-fighting  equipment. The Department  will be holding a Garage  Sale on August 19 and 20 at  the Halfmoon Bay Fire Hall  starting at 10:00 a.m.  Donations of saleable items  to support the Garage Sale will  be appreciated. Such items  can be delivered any Wednesday evening to the Fire Hall,  Pick-up can be arranged by  calling Fran at 885-3859 or  Hazel at 885-5772.    Coffee,  pop, hot dogs, and doughnuts  will be available at the Garage  Sale.  The Halfmoon Bay Fire  Department also reminds the  community that raffle tickets,  the proceeds of which will  procure an all-important  smoke detector and fire extinguisher, are now on sale at 50*  each or 3 for $1.00.  N.D.P. BOOKSTORE  Next to Sears  Gibsons Harbour area  Try us for good books  Siyihry's  Manna lrd,  HENRY J. SMITH -OWNER  GIBSONS, B.C.   886-7711  dogwood cars  SATURDAY & SUNDAY  August 12 & 13  CLAM CHOWDER  &  SANDWICHES  ONLY  from  noon  closin  it fresh fish in season  * shellfish  * smoked fish       ,���  �� homestyle (( rss.  fish ��&chips \5S^  Gibsons  Fish  Market  W  886-7888  Lower Gibsons  K Cava/C<  vonc/>p '���  |     at the  ���/    HERON  11      CAFE!  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Bye the Sea  Tuna  6Vioz.  95*  Goodhost  Iced Tea  $1.93  24 oz.  11b. pk.  M.19  4 Varieties  Party  Stix  1 Vi Ib.  M.99  ea.  Chicken  Loaf  lb.  ���1.39  PRODUCE  Green  Cabbage  2 lbs./ 45*  Field  Cucumbers  39* Ib.  Prune  Plums  39* Ib.  Watermelon  2lbs./25*  Prices Effective  Thurs., Fril, Sat.  Aug. 10,11,12  Open 7 Days a Week  Monday ��� Saturday 9 ��� 6  Friday 9 ��� 9  Sundays & Holidays 10 ��� 5  Co-op  Coffee  Whitener  $1.19  16oz. 10.  Coast News, August 8,1978  Coastal Tires  TIRE ft SUSPENSION CENTRE  886*2700 11  I Mil. 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BOOKS  .     ��� REMEMBERING ROBERTS CREEK  ��� ��� RAINCOAST CHRONICLES #3, #6, #7, AND FIRST FIVE  ��� "ENDINGS"POETRY BY 85 YEAR OLD HUBERT EVANS OF  :         ROBERTS CREEK  ��� A GOOD SELECTION OF SUMMERTIME READING BEST  ��� SELLER PAPERBACKS & WIDE VARIETY OF HARDBACKS  l(  ��      FAWKEf      ���  book/ :gifi/: /totioncrij  Sunnycrest Mall        886-8013       Gibsons, B.C.  Equu8^||i Cavalcade  bvTrish Cramer, B.H.A.I.  and Debbie Rhodes  When we first purchase  a horse, it is generally for a  pet. No thought is ever given  to showing it. Because of this,  if we do decide to try our hand  at showing, we seldom have  any idea of what will be  required of us or our horse.  The first thing we would  advise is to attend some local  shows and really get involved  in thc running of one or two.  This will give you inside  information on how the judging and running of a show  really works. You will not  need to know anything and  your help will not, 1 assure  you, bc turned down.  While in attendance, take  a good look at the winning  horses and riders of the event  you wish to compete in. If  you want to compete you first  must prepare. Your horse, if  a pet, will generally be greatly  helped if you also first prepare  him for what you have in  mind. A few riding lessons  with a good instructor will  soon tell you if you are ready,  and more importantly if your  horse is ready to compete.  Ask lots of questions.  Horse people never tire of  discussing or showing if you  are really sincere in your interest. Try to choose someone  who is either a top competitor or a trainer as this will  insure you will be advised  correctly.  Once you have decided to  show and what events you  are interested in, try a small  local show first, with the idea  in mind of training more than  Golf - '78  LADIES':  tow Gross 36 Holes ��� Virginia Douglas, 154 ��� TRAIL BAY  SPORTS UNLIMITED TROPHY. Runner-up, Low Gross  36 Holes ��� Anna-May Taylor,  161. Low Net 36 Holes ���  Lena Grant, 149. Second Low  Nel 36 Holes ��� Doris Ellis,  149. Third Low Nel 36 Holes  ��� Kay Budd, 150. Fourth  Low Net 36 Holes ��� Ruth Car-  michael with Bev Giles, 153.  MEN'S:  Low Gross 36 Holes ��� Bill  Cartwright, 141 ��� VILLAGE  OF GIBSONS TROPHY. Runner-up, Low Gross 36 Holes ���  Owen Ellis, 145. Low Net 36  Holes, 0-10 Handicap ���  Bruce Taylor, 132. Low Net 36  Holes, 11-13 Handicap ���  Don Grant, 132. Low Net 36  Holes, 14 and over ��� Bev  Giles, 132. Second Low Net 36  Holes 0-10 Handicap ��� Ken  Hincks, Sr., 134. Second Low  Net 36 Holes, 11-13 Handicap ��� Paul Smith, 132. Second Low Net 36 Holes, 14  and Over Handicap ��� Len  Mitten, 137. Third Low Net 36  Holes, 0-10 Handicap ��� Gordon Scott, 134. Third Low Net  36 Holes, 11-13 Handicap -  Bill Fraser, 133. Third Low  Net 36 Holes, 14 and over  Handicap ��� Jic Marteddu,  137. Tournament Low Gross  for Saturday ��� Ken Hincks,  *^*  anything else. Try not to enter  too many classes; remember  it is supposed to be fun  for both you and your horse.  One last thing: if your first  show is not within riding  distance, make good and sure  your horse loads easily, as  a fight with a poor loader is  no way to start a show career.  Jr., 71. Tournament Low  Gross for Sunday ��� Laurie  Milligan, 73. Tournament  Low Net for Saturday ��� Dick  Gains, 63. Tournament Low  Net for Sunday ��� Frank Lewis, 62.  Coast Strokers  BY DENNIS GRAY   '  Bob is a young motorcycle  enthusiast. In fact motorcycles have him in a state of  euphoria, a high that many  try to achieve with alcohol or  drugs. He loves motorcycles  so much he has spent most of  his summer in the shop just  to be around bikes. Bob is  fifteen, tall, slim, and pale  (you don't get much sun in a  motorcycle shop). He bears a  striking resemblance to Bob  Hannah (current moto-cross  star), his idol and the man he  tries to emulate. In fact  "Bob" is the name he gave  himself���"Just call me Bob  Hannah". The boys have  complied to the point they call  him Bob Banana. Bob calls  my son 'Dad' and they get  along just fine.  But last Sunday morning  Bob was pumped, this is a  condition where every rational  signal from the brain is  blocked by the one to the  throttle hand. It was the occasion of the Coast Cycle Sea-  fare Enduro and Bob was  running into people before  the event even began. The  course was a three mile wooded circuit which Bob had helped to build. But his excitement had erased any memory  of it and he followed as  many wrong trails as right.  The riders were sent off  in groups of three. Bob was  in thc first group to disappear  into thc trees, engine screaming high enough to shatter  glass. Wc could watch his  progress by following the line  of shaking trees and when hc  emerged onto a gravel road  his throttle was still wide  open. The bike, unable to  get traction, began to spin  in a circle, around they went,  dust began to rise like the  birth of a tornado but Bob  would neither relax the throttle or fall over. Just when it  looked as though he was  going to screw his way into  the ground he somehow broke  loose and went bounding  off down the road still wide  open. If the Bike survived  long enough to run out of gas,  Bob was pumping enough  adrenalin to fuel both of them.  On their return it was my  job to stop them before they  went screaming across the  highway. This was something  like flagging down an enraged  bull with a red flag and with  these bezerkos bearing  dawn on me at sixty miles per  hour, discretion seemed like  the nearest tree, particularly  when Bob's helmet fell  off and bounded down the  road ahead of him like a  great yellow cannonball.  Somehow Bob always got  stopped without using me as  a bumper.  Getting started again seemed to give him more of a  problem as he crouched  low over the bars, wicked the  bike up to about twelve  grand, dumped the clutch and  just sat there. In a frustrated  effort to get moving he  began pedalling the bike along  with his feet before I could  suggest he put it in gear.  I do not mean to ridicule  Bob.   It is a condition I have  Please turn to Page Sixteen  Draw for Workers' Teams,  Low Net ��� FIRST: Virginia  Douglas, Bruce Taylor, Stu  Johnson, and Ted Kurluk.  533. SECOND: Jack Lanni-  gan, Ken Hincks, Jr.. Lee  Pickets, and Nick Cameron,  555. THIRD: Lorn Sutherland, Ernie Brown, Don  Grant, and Graeme Fraser,  559.  TOURNAMENT LOW NET  SECHELT RED & WHITE  TROPHY ���Stu Johnson, 130.  Bill Cartwright, Virginia Douglas, and Stu Johnson proudly display the  trophies that they won at the Sea Cavalcade Golf Tournament last week.  Summer Games  The first British Columbia  Summer Games will be held in  Penticton August 17-20 and  amateur sport enthusiasts arc  assured of a treat. As a service to our readers who may  be such enthusiasts or even  the casual tourist who will be  in the Okanagan during the  dates of the Games, we include a schedule of the competitions:  The Archery Competition  will be held Thursday and Friday, August 17 and 18 in a location still to be announced.  The Baseball Competition will  also be held on the Thursday  and Friday of the Games at  Queens Park in Penticton. On  the same dates the Canoeing  Competition will be held at  Skaha Lake. Cricket enthusiasts will be able to catch the  cricket competition also on the  17th and 18th at McNicholl  Park Oval. The equestrian  events will be held on these  dates also: the English events  at Kings Park and the Western events at Scarborough  Farm.  Ladies' Field Hockey Competition will be held on Saturday, August 19th and Sunday August 20th at Penticton  High School. The Men's Field  Hockey will be at the same location on Thursday and Friday, August 17-18.  Both the Men's and Ladies'  Golf will be held at the Penticton Golf and Country Club on  Thursday and Friday, August  17-18.  There will be a Horseshoe  Pitching Competition at the  Penticton Horseshoe Club on  Saturday and Sunday, August  19-20. The Lacrosse Competition will be featured at the  Summerland Arena also on  the 19th and 20th.  Penticton Lawn Bowling  Club will feature the Ladies'  Lawn Bowling Competition  on Thursday and Friday. August 17-18, with the Men's  Competition at the same site  on Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20.  The Modern Pentathlon  Competition will lake place at  five locations on August 19  and 20: thc swimming competition will bc at the Centennial Pool; fencing will bc  at the McNicholl Park School  gymnasium; shooting at the  Fish and Game Rifle Range;  and running at the McNicholl  Park track.  There will be a Parachuting  Competiton on August 19-20.  The location for this event is  still to be announced. On thc  same dates the Rowing Competition will bc held at Skaha  Lake.  Rugby enthusiasts will find  the Rugby Competition being  held at Queens Park on Thursday and Friday. August 17-18.  The Soccer Competition will  also be held at Queens Park on  August 19-20.  The Sailing Competition will  be held at Okanagan Lake on  August 19-20. Shooting  Competitions   will   be   held  throughout Ihe games, August  17-20. at the Penticton Fish,  Game, and Rifle Range.  The Girls' and Boys' Softball Competition will be held  at Queens Park, the Girls'  Competition will bc held on  August 17-18 and thc Boys'  Competition on August 19-20.  The Swimming Competition  will bc held at thc Centennial  Pool on Thursday and Friday,  August 17-18. The Synchronized Swimming will be held at  thc same location on August  19-20.  The Tennis Competitions  wi|l be held throughout the  four day period of the Games.  The Junior Competition will  bc held on August 17-18 and  (he Open Competition will be  held on August 19-20.  Track and Field events  will be held at McNicholl Park  on August 17-18. Also on  these dates the Water Polo  Competition will be held at  Summerland Inland Indoor  Pool on August 17-18 and  Saturday and Sunday August  19-20 will sec the Water Skiing Competition being staged  at Skaha Lake.  For a Cavalcade of Values, Shop the  Semi-Annual CLEARANCE  SALE at  Sunnycrest Centre  Gibsons  686-9543  Trail Bay Centre  Sechelt  885-9818  ^antf* coUtD e��r&  UttVCN A0T# e��0Y  We handle  I.C.B.C. claims.  BBB-7139  Hwy. 101  Gibsons  ���MMMM  aaat  ���tt Coast News, August 8,1978  COAST NEWS   CLASSIFIED ADS  Classified Ad Policy  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  All listings 50c per line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for Ihe price of 2  Minimum  $2.00  per  Insertion.  AU fees payable prior to Insertion.  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  ��� In the event of an error lhc  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected insertion only.  These Classifications  remain free  - Coming Events  -Lost  - Found  Print your ad lo the squares Including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sure to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. Jut mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coaat News, Classifieds, Boi 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring in person to the Coaat News office, Gibsons  DROPOFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  L_    "  rTTIT              "  I I I I II II   I II I I  i  i  LLU          _i_  announcement/  Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Benson  are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter  Maureen Shelly to Constable Rus-  sel Thomas Nash, son of Mr. and  Mrs. Russell Thomas Nash, Sr���  of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.  BIG EYES: OWLS OWLS OWLS  A remarkable exhibit of stuffed  owls native to B.C. A musl for  all bird fanciers. On loan from  the B.C.Provincial Museum.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum  Monday���Saturday, 9 a.m.���  4 p.m., until August 22. H32  SEA CAVALCADE  SKATEBOARD COMPETITION  Sunnycrcsl Center Parking Lol  (behind Super-Valu), Saturday,  August 12, 2 p.m. $2.00 entry  fee. Consent and release forms  available at Toys for All Ages and  Trail Bay Sports in the mall.  Forms must be signed by parent  or guardian and presented on day  of competition when registering.  All boards subject to safety  inspection. SAFETY EQUIPMENT MANDATORY!! (Gloves,  helmet, knee & elbow pads). For  information, call 886-9892      #32  Sunday at Armour's Beach:  Any bra-less female wearing a  T-shirt could possibly be thrown  in the water, thereby becoming  automatically a Wet T-shirt contestant!       fr,?)rWto #32  obiluoik/  work wonted        work wonted  DIAMOND: Passed away August  3, 1978, Ida Margareta Diamond,  formerly of Roberts Creek, aged  96. Survived by her daughter,  Iris Smith, of Gibsons. Funeral  service was held Saturday, August 5 at the Devlin Funeral  Home, Gibsons. Mr. John Risbey  officiated. Interment: Seaview  Cemetery. #32  WIREN: Passed away suddenly  at Gibsons on Augusl 4. 1978,  Grace Anna Wircn. late of Quebec and formerly of Gibsons. Survived by two sons. John and Randolph, two daughters Peggy and  Babs. nineteen grandchildren and  a number of greal-grandchildren.  One brolher James and one sister  Peggy. Funeral Service was held  Sunday, August 6 al lhc Devlin  Funeral Home in Gibsons. Rev.  John Low officiated. Cremation.  WARN: Passed awav suddenly  on August 2, 1978. William Her-  bert Warn, late of Gibsons. Survived by his loving wife Pauline  and two daughters, Connie Hcr-  inga and Pat deCouto, son Bruce,  and four grandchildren. His father Harry and a brother Jack.  Service was held Saturday. August 5at the Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons. Rev. D. Brown officiated. Cremation. #32  STONEWORK  Fireplace Repairs        flflfi  Chimney Repairs  2821  Stone Facings  CALL   ANDY m  HANDYMAN 884.5380  Carpenter* Shaker ���Mechanic's  Helper ���etc. #.1.1  Jk  k    P.O.Box Mil.  f/aa\a\  I^v        Sechell  W   CLAPP  'CONCRETE  ���Pallas  ^Foundations  *FI)Hirs  ���Driveways  *Cuslnm Work  Wayne    ,  Clapp       ���������^Estimates  "  885-2125  0  Iter 7:00 p.m.  GAMBIER &K~ATS  Islanders pleast   ote  ELECTRICIAN  Has Boat   Will Travel  f��r alt vour i-lniriial  und wirtnjj nerds  tall Kith Ha^ar al  886-9261 or 886-2756  work wonted  House sitting by week or month.  Bondable. 886-9082 or 886-948.1  tin  Sniall engine repairs lo outboard  motors.chain saws, lawnmowers,  garden tractors Reasonable  raks Home Service or Free Pick  I p and Delivers'. Phone 886-9037  or 885-3394. tfn  Mining \ HuulinK  Gardening,   Rubbish   Removal.  Odd jobs ol am kind.    Quality  work   886-9503, ��36  Mosl trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees arc our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  it Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  pei/onol  EXPECTING A SMALL  VISITOR?  Rent a crib .ir high chair; stroller  or whatever vou need. 886-2809  tfn  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON ���  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings  for information call 886-9059  or 886-9904. tfn  Find Out About  llieBAHA i FAITH  I'hone 88h-7355 or-2078    #.13  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Rooting  & Re-Rooling  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  II :m :i i  Hi iii 11 ii  Minimize  your  home   main  tenanee with aluminum.  ��� SidiiiK  ��� Soffits  * Fascia  * Fa vest roughs  New or Older Homes  Wide varietj of colours  ^Quality workmanship  located at Confidential  Business  Services.  Sea-View  Place, Gibsons  Doug    Goertzen  886-9636  Res: 885-2046  HKlISHWOOD FARM  TRAINING CENTRE  For vim and your horse  'lhc area's only lulls accredit  cd riding Instructors, trainer  of many top winners  English & Wester lessons  School horses available  88 6-2160 after6p.m.  CONFIDENTIAL  BUSINESS  SERVICES  * Tele plu me Answering  *Book Keeping  * Stenographic Services  ^Incorporations  886-9636  Res: 885-21146  r^onna "oerteen  43U   Coast Business Directory ��J~3^  ********* AUTOMOTIVE   *********  Economy ruto parts bid  Automobile. Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt     88S-SI8I  Tom Flieger   Phone 886-7868  LECTRICAL  ONTRACTING  Box 214. Gibsons. B.C.  VON1VO  need tires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  al thc S-BP.NDS on Highway I01  Phone 886-2700  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  j tij!  jgoijmffcpLpiooD  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg. 8X6-9411  ****** CARPENTRY **********  Holland  Electric  <77 M    Bill Achterberg  1 886 9033  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  IGIBSONS CO.I Serving Ihe Sunshine Coast  ILICTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  **********    EXCAVATING     *******  '       J. B. EXCAVATING 886-9031 "  ********* PLUMBING **********  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTING-STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph.  886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION''  ���FIBERGLASS BATTS"   "BLOWN IN INSULATION'  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commerciai  T&T Plumbing & Heating  Service renovation  & contract plumbing  886-7838     Rick Wray, Manager  P. NL GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  P.O. Box 609  Sechell, B.C.  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SERVICES i  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks tfftfiSKS  Daryll Starbuck Dennis Collins  s H>"'���"  jjj 880-7101) J  r J & R CONSTRUCTION      swimming pools     N  house framing floors, sidewalks, patios  general contracting & retaining walls  renovations . foundations  ..Jim   886-7571 Ron   886-9262     ,  Cadre Construction Ltd. ^B  Framing, remodelling, additions*y%>  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  ��� *  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  885-2992  JOHN ROBINSON CONTRACTING  ^.ud.BACKHOE, DITCHING, DRAINS  .    ,.  *** WATERLINES, ETC. ***  SEWER LINES  Box 237,  Gibsons, B.C  VON 1VO  PH.886-7983  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS  (Gibsons) Ltd.  Located next to Windsor Plywood  Free  Estimates  886-7318  P.O. Box 748  f f  H&B  Boat Building and Repairs  1  ���bui  ds Ihe HB27. the only properly  designed boal lor world cruising.  ��� retail in resin and fiberglass  I Garden Bay, B.C.  883-9307  Residential & Commerciai Roof Trusses Gibsons. B.Cy  jssilied  aggregates  SfaU Qt*eU+mt*t <&td.  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  886-2830     m  AIM.  (���cncral  Paintiiii^  Spray Brush or Roll               Efficient Service   886-2512   "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove"  L & H Swanson Ltd  Readymix Concrete  wilh 2 plants  Sechell and Pender Harbour  Porpoise Bay Rd  Box 172, Sechelt. B C  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sate  Pnone aab-2664     Member Allied Van imes     fl A   '   Gibsons  f���  \  ��  TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS  (1965) LTD.  Charier Helicoplei Service  Box 875            886-7511  Gibsons  Sand S Gravel  885-9666 or  885-5333  Backhoos  ���Dump Trucks-  Commercial  Residential  Maintenance  Continuous  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage Wateriines etc  flooerts   Creelt  ********* ELECTRIC   ***********  * . Residential ���Commercial  Z-^-        *    886-9261    886-2756  P.D.BDXID7S       GIBSONS, B.C.     VDN IVD  Quality Farm 6 Garden Supply Ltd. ^  * Feed �� Fencing     886-7527  * Fertilizer  m.  * Pet Food  Pratt Rd.  Gibsons  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRK MARLENE RD., DOC C17Q  ROBERTS CREEK 000-041*  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates       083-9313  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REF1IGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  CAHMI CRANE SERVICE  Industrial or Residential Lifting  to46leel   la It. flat deck Pick-up  and Delivery  . P.Jackson 886-2401 or 886-2312  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument OOD"/l  set-up ol furnace  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon loOle s Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercia' Containers available  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-959r  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  /^   Cadre Construction Ltd.  ��� Exterior Painting   ���  \     ���Professional Work���    "K'-v-  ^     ��� Airless Spray Jobs*  Payne Rd., Gibsons 886-2311 12.  work wonted  ULTRA DECK  bv  TRODAN  I hc Ullimalc in  I'll" rglavsSundecks  886-2953 tfn  Km Explosive Requirements:  dynamite, electric or regular  caps. B line E cord and safety  tnsc. contacl Gwen Nimmu  ( emctepi Road. Gibsons. Phom  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Inslilitlc "tin  opportunities  Business Opportunity. Excavating business for sale. JD  450 (ni. Case Backhoe, Tandem  Dump. Single Axle Dump. Ramp  Truck. 886-9633; 886-9365.      tfn  Coast News, August 8,1978  opportunitie/  opplioncc/  foi /ole  WALLY'S DISCO:  Weddings, Dances, for everyone.  Em   information  call   Wall)   or  Culhv. 886-9700 tfn  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  Mail-rod's. Sechelt,  have all sizes of freezers In.  885-2171  tot /ok  lo/l  Profitable opportunity to participate in thriving, class, food  service establishment Gibsons.  516,000.00        885-9560        #40  help wonted  Part-time work. Free room and  board and wages for lady in her  forties or early fifties. All evenings off. 88.1-9676^���v tfn  Experienced cook wanted. Apply  Garden Bay Dining Lounge, or  phone 883-9919. #32  Lost July 30. New 8 ft. pram  style dinghy, colour brite green  throughout, West Howe Sound,  area near Gibsons. Also lost July  28th. While sabot type 8 ft.  dinghy with canvas gunwhale  liner. Pencilled inside bow:  DAYTON LOT 43. Will finder  please phone 224-5885 collect,  evenings.      Generous   reward.   #32  Western wood slalom water ski.  North end Keats Island 2 weeks  ago. 261-5392 or 947-9736.  Reward #32  Decorative cement swan planter.  Taken from gate post on Cochrane Rd. Please phone 886-  7031 with any information.      #32  Starter golf set & bags. Bunk  beds. 886-7291 #32  Lloyds Stereo system. AM-FM  radio, eight track playing ��� recording system. Two recording  mikes. Two Lloyds speakers.  Nice looking set. Almost new.  Deal at $300.00. Phone 886-2637  Pool tabic, in perfect shape.  S400.00 Phone 886-7757 #34  "Do It Yourself'  LIMITED OFFER  FACTORY OVERSTOCKED  ALUMINUM SIDING  only 48* sq. ft.  Write for your requirements  or call immediately.  574-7421  Mustang Metal Products Ltd.  18565-96 Ave., RR4  Surrey, B.C. V3T4W2  Wringer washer with pump and  timer. $35.00. 886-7290 evenings.  #33  Bear   Skin   rug   ���   like   new.  S375 or best offer. 885-5484.    #33  Child'  , Life Jacket  up to  50 lbs.  $5.00.  White  potlv  chair  $5.00.  886-7839 after  6 p.m  #32  We are open every Friday 1 to  3 p.m. for all your clothing needs.  Cut offs. swimsuits, runners,  tops, sicks. Gibsons United  Church Thrift Shop in basement.  #32  Gendron stroller, R.C.A. 4 cycle  Heavy Duty Washer, Viking 12.5  cu. ft. fridge, two Yellow Cedar  frame windows 18" x 30", 12  cu. ft. Zenith fridge. All items in  good condition and reasonably  priced. Phone 886-7426 #34  FRESH VEGETABLES  886-7046 ifn  Quilts Sweaters  FARM FRESH  SHEEP WOOL  Black $1.50   f  white 75��   pou,,d  Carding Extra   886-9335  RICH    BLACK DELTA    SOIL  16 yard.   $190. Bud's Trucking.  15805,     108th Ave.,    Surrey.  V3R 6T9 tfn  1278 sq. ft. three bedroom home in Cheryl Ann Park, Roberts Cr:.  FOR SALE -  $59,500.  Features:  thermo-pane  windows  shake roof  2 heatilator  fireplaces  2-piece ensuite  concrete  driveway  enclosed  carport  ��� front yard now completely landscaped  ��� completed rec room  ��� two sundecKS  PHONE 886-2207 or 886-7995 after 5:00 p.m.  Repairs  ��� Overhaul  ��� Turn-ups  ��� Chemical Wash  ��� Parts for all makes  All Work Guaranteed  21 years experience  Phone Steve 885-2691  I will be out of town  until Labour Day.  Sorry for any inconvenience.   Please call then.   Elna Freearm sewing machine.  Supermatic. $l50o.b.o. #32  HTusic Weavers  New & Used  Alliums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  j.        886-9737       ��  Missing important calls? Inquire  about our telephone answering  system's easy installation.  24 hour a dav service 885-3258*44  Bargains Galore  Sew Easy Sale  Sechelt  Aug. 14 to 25  SUBDIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  LORRIE GIRARD  8X6-7760  n  4  JONMcRAE  885-3670  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Office: 886-2277  Vancouver Line:  Toll Free: 682-1513  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3545   APPRAISALS  MORTAGES  NOTARYPVBLIC  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  Modern 2 bedroom home situated on Vi  ace 196*190). Excellent view of Georgia  Strait, One block from easy beach access.  But that's not all! There Is also a 510  sq ft one bedroom guest cottage com-  plelely remodelled and presently rented  at $200 00 per month and it too has an  excellent view This combination is perfect for quiel rural living or as a revenue  property $42,900  NORTH FLETCHER ROAD' Gibsons.  Cozy, compacl and comfortable home  wilh character and charm. A place for  people who enjoy tne rustic and woodsy  feel and appreciate a panoramic view.  The basement has m-ia* suite potential.  Huge sunrJeO tor outdoor entertainment.  Substantial workshop tor the hobbyist or  tmkerer $40,000  TAYLOR LANE Lovely new three bedroom home overlooking Gibsons Harbour  16 x 19 sundeck Large oating area and  kitchen cofiibrj Two lirepl;* ��� ������, Masler  bedroom has ensuite and his- and her-  fuli double closets Full basement 167,500  FIRCREST PL Throe bedroom home in  quiel rural sub-division surrounded by  ALR properties on all sides One mile  from schools and shopping Largo open  living room wiih fireplace The full basement has a tinished Hreplace (or your rec  room ideas Price includes brand-now  tridqe and stove 152,900  GOWER PT RD AT FRANKLIN: A  WATERFRONT lot is the setting for this  lovely two bedroom home Living room  with healiialor fireplace has hardwood  floors Brand-new carpets in the bedrooms and hall The aitic has been panelled for extra sleeping quarters and'or  storage A view of Salmon Rock and the  Gap from the covered patio Nicely landscaped, but mosl important is Ihe easy  access lo the best beach m the Gibsons  area 177,900  SHAW ROAD Gibsons, if you like space  here is a big one for you with 1560 square  feel on the mam floor plus a full undeveloped basement for your hobby or recrea-  Hon needs Large country style kitchen.  Three bedrooms with master bedroom  featuring full ensuile plumbing and walk-  in closet Huge wrap-around sundeck.  Level landscaped property Only a short  walk to shops and schools. Low-priced at  181,500  LANGDALE Newly decorated extra-  large six-bedroom home on Frontage Rd.  Landscaped loi 100' x 130' with unsurpassed view Heatilator hreplace, built-  in stove top and oven, two full bathrooms  plus wet bar in basement. Total area on  main floor is 1575 square feet, plus full  basement This is truly a large family  home, unique in design and location.  Priced if; sen $68,500  CHERYL ANN PARK ROAD: Roberts  Creek. Excellent two bedroom starter or  retirement home in quiet sub-division only 4 miles to Gibsons. Home is on a nicely  landscaped lot and only one block to level  beach. Some view. Can be purchased for  under $2,000 down and with such low  payments there is no reason to rent, $39,900  POINT ROAD: Hopkins Landing. Lovely,  well built home on approximately 75' of  level waterfront in this very exclusive  area. Safe public beach with protected  boat moorage. This home has three bedrooms plus upstairs dormitory or studio  Large bright rooms with many built-in  features such as bunk beds. The large  stone fireplace is a very unique feature of  this one-ol-a-kmd home. Some furnishings are Included. If you have been looking for a nicely landscaped year round  waterfront home, then this is for you.  $110,000  FAIRVIEW RD Revenue. Duplex on a  "} acre lot represents the ideal invest  menl property There are 1232 square  leel m both ot these slde-by-side suites  Features are post and beam construction  with feature wall fireplace and sundecks.  There is appeal to separate rental markets with a two and three bedroom suite  Assumption of present mortgage makes  purchase vory easy and a yearly income  of over $7,000 makes this property hard  tobeal. 175,000  GOWER PT RD In tho heart ol Gibsons one block from shopping and the  Post Office Three bedroom home on concrete block foundation. Post and beam  construction. Acorn fireplace gives a cozy  atmosphere to the living room. Nice and  bright with many large windows. $33,000  FAIRVIEW RD.: Lovely full basement  home on quiet street. Two bedrooms upstairs and one not-quite-completed downstairs. Wall to wall carpeting throughout  Heatilator fireplace and thermopane windows for heating economy. House is situated on a ":��� acre lot with some water  view. $49,500  GLASSFORD & GOWER PT, RD.: Country Estate in the heart of the Village. You  must see this traditionally styled tour  bedroom, full basement home with linished rec room. Fireplaces up and down.  Large garage with workshop under. All  this nestled privately on two lots Year  round creek goes through property.  Beautifully landscaped with many fruit  trees, Plus a guest cottage presently rent-  ed lor $165.00per month. Homecouldbe  an excellent revenue property as the  basement has complete kitchen and  washroom facilities. All within a stone's  throw of shopping and post office $67,500  SOUTH FLETCHER: A beautiful view of  Gibsons Harbour Is only one of the many  features of this four bedroom home  Others include a feature wall fireplace,  hardwood floors, lovely large kitchen and  for the handyman a 16 x 18 workshop  $37,900  COMMERCIAL  GROCERY STORE & PROPERTY: The  only store in the area with a good volume  ol business and growing steadily. An  ideal set-up for a family operation. The  store hours are 10a.m to 630 p.m. seven  days a week. II you like to be independent and run your own business this  could be your opportunity. The price  without stock is $69,000  APARTMENT BLOCK: Nine-suite apartment block centrally located in Ihe Village  of Gibsons The block shows a good return and the vacancy rate has been nil  during the last year Ideal investment for  owner-manager Ask us for more information about this project $160,000  LOTS  LANGDALE: Level building lot on Johnson Road   Fantastic view ol Howe Sound  $14,500  SCHOOL RD.: Three view lots 73 x 110  On sewer Three blocks from schools and  shopping conlre  Cleared 'or building  $16,000 Each  CHADWICK ROAD: 80 x 220 lot with  good ocean view Slopes slightly to Ihe  south and  has a good  building  site.  $14,500  SMITH ROAD: Good view lol 125 x 165  with a good building site and an unobstructed ocean view. $14,500  CHADWICK ROAD: Irregular shaped  lot with view of Howe Sound. A good  building site. $12,000  SMITH ROAD: 170 x 127 lot with terrific  view of the ocean. Good building site on  sliahtly sloping land. $14,500  SMITH ROAD: Cleared view lot close to  lerry terminal and ocean view. Triangular  shaped lot with good building site.  $14,000  O'SHEA & ABBS RD.: This prime, view  property has been approved lor a 10 lot  subdivision by the Village of Gibsons Included is a complete set ol engineering  drawings outlining size ot lots and services required. $59,500  SOUTH FLETHCHER: At School Road.  Two lots 40 x 150 each One lot has a cottage which could be rented. These lots  are mostly cleared and ready for building.  A spectacular view ot the entire Bay area  and Keats Island is Included in the price  of $27,500  VELVET RD.: Beautiful view lot in desirable area Road in and hydro and phone  to property. Priced well below assessed  value.                                       $11,000  LANGDALE RIDGE SUB-DIVISION:  Fantastic view lots. An area of new and  varied homes. These lols offer themselves to many different building locations. Enjoy privacy and the view of Howe  Sound   Priced from $11,900  SCHOOL & WYNGAEHT ROADS: Only  live of these Duplex zoned lots lelt. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay  Close to schools and shopping. All lols  perfectly suited to side-by-side or up-  down duplex construction. Priced at  $15,500and $16,500  POPLAR LANE Conveniently located  sub-division in Gibsons. Only two blocks  from shopping centre and both elementary and secondary schools Level building sites with some clearing on a newly  formed cul-de-sac These prime lots are  on sewer and all services  Priced from  $11,900  GRANDVIEW S PRATT Building lot in  fast-growing area Approximate size is  1*16x141x7-1x125 Presenl all offers on the  asking price of $11,500  BURNS RD Good building lol, 65 x 130,  of. flat land in Gibsons Village Four  blocks Irom Posl Oflice. stores and transportation * Lightly treed Throe blocks  from ocean AM services available $11,000  GOWER PT RD At the corner of 14th  This properly has levels cleared lor the  building site ol your choice Excellent  view of Georgia Slrait Approximately  80x250 $16,500  SKYLINE DR This 70x59x131x122 lool  lot with expansive view of Ihe Bay area  and Gibsons Village is very well priced.  $11,500  SECHELT INLET ESTATES: Three  building lots on Sandy Hook Road. Water, hydro and telephone to each lot.  These lots have a spectacular view OF  Porpoise Bay and are only 4V? miles from  Sechelt. $10,000Each  GRANDVIEW 8 PRATT ROAD. One ol  the better building lots on Pratt Road in  rural Gibsons Level and cleared with  view. Makeanolfer $11,900  ACREAGE  CONRAD ROAD: Next to Camp Byng  2V4 acres with limited access Leek Creek  runs through this parlially cleared level  acreage. Zoned lor mobile homes Excellent for your hobby (arm. $19,900  GIBSONS RURAL: Off Maplo Streel near  Grandview and Pine. Very unique building site with an absolutely fantastic ocean  view. More than one acre of land where  one portion is high on Ihe hill and the larger portion is ravine property giving  greal privacy and an opportunity to develop your own recreation park. Should be  seen by anyone wishing something different. Have a look and make an offer. Good  terms. Asking price,                    $17,900  for /ale  moated  PEACH TREE  FASHION JEWELRY AND  COSMETIC SKIN CARE  PRODUCTS 8853813      tfn  Two sets oil and propane cooking  and healing ranges with water  coil. Water tanks, 110 gallon  oil drums and stands, some pipe.  $100each set. o.n.o. 886-9747 #33  (��)ecMt  (&)  ��)H'��e  e/ti/ice  NOW SPECIALIZING IN  CHILDREN & TEENAGE  BOOKS  Children:  ���Mercer Mayer  ��� The Magook Series  ��� Veronica A Petunia Series:  Roger Duvolsin  ���Harry thc Dog Scries: Gene  Ziou  ��� Frog & Toad Series: Arnold  Hoban  ��� Frances    Scries:     Russell  Hoban  ���Babar's   Scries:   Laurentc  de Brunholf  Teenage:  Judy Blumc  Norma Klein  Alfred Hitchcock  Farley Mowatt  Tolkien: The Hobbitt, Trilogy  Walter   Farley:    The    Black  Stallion Series  AND MANY MORE  Requests Welcome  885-3258 Cowrie St..  Box 883. Sechell  Old picture postcards wanted  (pre 1920). Also hoards or accumulations of old envelopes. Call  434-7125 collect or write Box 20.   #35  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum is  looking for thc following: 1  cylinder Easthope engine preferably in running condition.  Photos and artifacts from Union  Steamships. Please call 885-  29 71 or 886-9306 #34  Wanted, china cabinet and foot  stool. 885-9220. #34  'limber wanted: Fir. hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices,  let us give you an estimate.  I>\(> Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886-7896 or 886-7700. tfn  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hcmlock-Cedar  I.&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Lid.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin (reek  WANTED: USED GUITAR  Good condition please. Phone  880-2894 evenings. tfn  garden equipment        for rent  One 45 gal. oil barrel, good  condition: $8.00  One 45 Gal. steel oil barrel: $25  One 23' fiberglass hull: $2,000  o.b.o.  Evenings after 5:30 p.m. 886-  7423 #32  Heatilator steel fireplace c/w  13 fl. stainless steel chimney  '/; new price $495. firm 883-  9959. #32  Tents & Camping Equipment  Clearance  ���t Macleod's, Sechell  885-2171  WE ARE NOT  LOOKING  FOR ANTIQUES!!  Any items manufactured  before    the    '50's,    IN  QUANTITY, that might  be in a factory,  warehouse, or barn, can be of  interest to us for cash.  PINBALL  DOLLS  CLOTHING  RECORDS  FURNITURE  CARNIVAL ITEMS  We've bought them all!  If you think you have  anything of interest to  us, call or write immediately to:  ZOLTZZ  366 ADELAIDE   EAST,  COURTYARD,  TORONTO,    CANADA,  MSA 3X9  PH :(416)368-0668  pet/  Hay    for   sale.   $1.00   a   bale.  885-9357. tfn  Demolishing cottage. Bathroom  plumbing, '/)" copper pipe, electric pushmatic box stove, hot  v.atcr tank, windows, etc. Phone  886-2487  ��33  Purebred and regislered Persian  kittens. One blue male, one  blue cream female, one black  mole, one tortoiseshcll female.  Eight weeks old, All shots.  $75.00 firm. 886-7732, Himalayan Kittens also J^SI 25.0(1.  #33  mobile home/  Two mobile home spaces available now. Sunshine Coast Trailer  Park. 886-9826. tfn  wonted to rent  September  I,  house for family Six small black puppies for sale.  of three.     Will  lake  excellenl Mother is   a  black   Cockcrpoo.  care.    Phone 886-7411 or Van- Father?     $25.00 each.     Phone  coiner.434-0694. #33 886-2133 #34  Purebred poodle puppy for sale.  Fight weeks old. Phone 886-7855  after 8:00 p.m. s33  liwc/toch  HORSESHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eves.  Kittens   free  886-2191  to   good  home.  #32  #41  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patrick llnmiih 886-9485 eves.Ifn  I!.  hv   doiiicsti  ���   brown  ferrets.  e.\  ecllenl  and  unusual  house  1"  Is. M00  I'll,  ne 886-2588.    #3.1  4&fc"jMfl &'4��i��kv  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  885-5171  COMMERCIAL: Two adjacent properties at corner ol Jack's  Lane and Hwy. 101 to sell together or separately. Approx.  dimensions 60' Hwy. frontage, 140' Jack's Lane with 1800sq.lt.  enclosed floorspace. Ideal location to serve proposed new Gibsons marina.  GRANTHAMS WATERFRONT: Two bedroom, older home,  beautifully maintained. Beach at your doorstep. $89,900  CREATIVE SPECIAL!  3 B.R. house, solid foundation with two large lots Sr mes.  Ideal tor remodelling. Top your own trees lor mat.,Nous  view. $34,900  TREMENDOUS VIEW FROM GAMBIER TO NANAIMO!  3 B.R. family home, 2 brick (.p., with ensuite tor mother-in-  law. Concrete drive, double c/port and huge deck     $57,000.  BY PEBBLE BEACH ACCESS: Large family home with new  everything. Has many rooms, a stone fireplace, workshop and  greenhouse for only $54,900  LOWER RD. & CHERYL ANN PARK: New Ihree bedroom  rancher on corner lot close to beach access. Extremely good  value at $46,900  LANGDALE CHINES: New three bedroom, full basement  house on quiet road. Your choice of fireplace ��� zero clearance  or freestanding ��� many trees and permanent view to Keats.  $53,900  Va ACRE WITH KEATS VIEW:   Immaculate two bedroom  home with fireplace. Well treed, good landscaping and many  other desirable features. $42,500  And LOTS everywhere.  GREEN MACHINES  Gas powered weed-eater  Model 3IHIII S329.00  SHEFFIELD  LAWNMOWERS  18 in. Sleel Deck  2 H.P. BriggsK Slrallon  SI 26.00  I'l in.Sled Deck  3.5 H.P. Briggs & Slrallon  $159.00  ONE ONLY  Used 8 hp. Sears Riding Mower  with new engine & new belts  MOWER BLADES  GASOLINE CANS  MOWER  BLADES  & CHAIN   SAWS  SHARPENED  886-2912*'  Gibsons  Lawn Mower f  Chain Saw Service!  for rent  TRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  ���Also-  Domestic and  Industrial  Equipment.  next to the liquor store  in Sechelt.  Seaside Rentals  885-2848  Waterfront house for rent,  Phone eves 88b-25bb. tfn  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision Incl, In reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pels. Close to  schools and shopping. 886-  7836. tfn  Brand new Ihree bedroom  duplexes, 1,316 sq.fl. Wall la  wall carpeting. Very plush  units. Appliances If required.  Two blocks lo school and shopping mall. S300 per month.  Phone    Manager    886-9890.  Comfortable, warm, 3 bedroom  house. Modern. Basement, cupboards, oil heal. Near ferry and  stores. $209. Phone 922-5395 #32  Two bedroom cottage, electric  heat, near beach, excellent  sea view. 886-9640 #32  2 bedroom mobile home. Appl.  Roberts Creek. I private acre,  beach access, near Camp Byng.  Reg. water. $290 month, rem or  lease. 437-0740 evenings.        #34  Housekeeping room. Clean, quiet  adult. Robertson's Boarding  House. 886-9833. #32  One bedroom furn. house, Madeira Park.  w/w carpet, fireplace. 883-2258,  10a.m.-10p.m. or (112)632-3111  local 501, office hours. #34  One bedroom duplex, furnished.  All electric. $150 per month plus  Hydro. Sunshine Coast Trailer  Park. #34  Store space 9 1/2' x 55' Gibsons  Harbour Area. 886-2791 or  886-9941. #34  One deluxe bedroom apartment  wall lo wall carpet, drapes,  fridge, stove, heat incl. for immediate occupation. 886-7112 or  886-9038 eves. tfn  One bedroom house, full plumbing, Grantham's. Ideal for middle  aged or retired couple. $125.00.  References. 939-9650 #32  Four bedroom house. Hopkins  Landing. September I, Furnished  Phone 886-9246. #32  Sleeping rooms for rent, King  Rd. Gibsons. $125.00 per mo.  Use of kitchen, living room also.  886-9408,885-3376 #34  Point Rd., Hopkins Landing.  Three bedroom house with fireplace, stove, and fridge. Available for two years. $240 per  month. Phone evenings. 886-7005  1133  Modern, one bedroom furnished  cottage for mature single man.  Cablevision. phone. Roberts  Creek waterfront. $150. 886-9885   #32  1969 Camper-Trailer. 15 It.,  sleeps six, propane litr A stove.  First  class condition.  886-7855.  One deluxe bedroom apartment,  wall to wall carpet, drapes,  fridge, stove, heat incl. Phone  886-7112. or 886-9038 eves.      tfn  Gibsons waterfront. One bedroom  apt., partly furnished. Available  Sept. I, $150.00 per month.  886-9439 #34  Gibsons waterfront. Large bachelor apt.   Great view.   Available  now. $135 per month. 886-9439.  #34  Gibsons���suite for rent Three  bedrooms, available Aug. 1.  581-0024. #33  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i balhs,  carpels. $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  I OR REM  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plois il desired. "Bonniebrook"  ��8n-.>M>". Ifn  New three bedroom house in  Wilson Creek area with fridge  and stove. $300 per nis>. 885-  3773. #32  Registered American Cocker  Spaniel puppies. Champion  sired. All Black. $250.00 each.  884-5203 #34  M  BOB KELLY'S PICK-UP   *  Basements,   garages,   yards..  * A load on our Truck      -fc  Is a load off vour jj  * Mind ' I  J 886-9433             .1  Executive style view lionu in  Davis Bay. three bedrooms,  full basement, fridge and stove,  dishwasher incl. $350 per month.  885-3773. #32  Duplex, (wo bedroom. Roberls  (nek. 886-7073 #33  tot rent  Brand new three bedroom duplexes,  1,316 sq.ft. Wall to wall carpeting.  Vety plush units. Appliances if required.  Two blocks to school and shopping mnll.  t300 pur month. Phone Manage!  886-9890.  46 ft. Grenfell, newly powered, wir  plumbed, sleeps eight, yacht condition.  pnone: 594-1121  ^V or 291-2821 Automotive  1966 Isuzu Belief 4-door sedan  near new tires, brakes, complete  new muffler system dependable  trans., $395o.b.o. 883-9959.   #32  O.M.C. V-6 Engine and leg.  3 props, 1 stainless. All controls  incl. engine need work. $450  o.b.o. 886-9166 #32  Parts or whole.  Cheap! 885-2920  '62  Econoline  #32  property  Two year old 12x68 mobile home  on parklike acre by Camp Byng.  Stove, fridge, dishwasher included. $37,500. 437-0740 eves;  886-7297 days.         #32  BY OWNER  Langdale, brand new home,  1322 sq.ft., 3 bedrooms, ensuite off master, large kitchen  and nook. Beautiful Cameo  marble flreplace, with heatilator up and downstairs. Also  roughed-in two rooms and  bath downstairs. Beautiful  view on comer lot. This home  must be seen to be appreciated. $63,000. Please  call 886-2300. tfn  2.02 acres for sale on Leek Rd.  140' frontage. Phone 886-2196,  or 921 -9294. Asking $19,500.  #34  Gibsons waterfront, two cabins.  $35,000. Phone 922-4278       #33  Chaster Road. Lot 67'xl23'.  partly cleared. Ready for building. Close to school. $10,000.  Phone 886-9984 tfn  For Quick Sale  View Lot, Davis Bay.  Reduced from $13,900 to  $11,900  Call Owner 885-3444  Langdale Ridge- view. Irregular  shaped lot, make an offer to  $8500. 886-7218 #34  Gibsons. Solid 2 bedroom cottage  Fab. view, close to beach, mooring and shops. Rented at present.  886-7800 #32  mobile home/  COAST  HOMES  VOLUME SPECIAL!  24x4(1 HighwiHKl 2 BK  Doublewide, Duroid Roof.  Fnsuitehath. Dlx carpets  anddrap.s. Dlx 2 BR F.F.  Fridge Electric Range,  Dclh ercd A- set up lo  your site or we have park  space availah.e  $23,900 F.P.  "Incl all taxes, oil lank  & set of wooden steps  PRE-0WINED SPECIAL  12x683 BR Leader fully  furnished incl W&D  All set up & skirted with  porch in nice park.  $13,800 F.P.  ON THE SPOT  BANK FINANCE!  -I5%D.P.  ���Use  your   home  owner  grant.  COAST MOBILE HOMES  LTD.  Box 966. Sechell, B.C.  885-9979  "Doublewide Specialists"  "Over 160 satisfied  customers"  WE TAKE TRADES!  M.D.L.00623A  property  marine  '59 International Fit. Deck,  18,000GVW 20' L.A.O. sleeper.  2 speed axle. $1500 o.b.o.  Phone 886-7785 #34  72 Deluxe Toyota, 4-door sedan.  Excellent condition, radials (winter radials incl.), pullmanized  seats, standard 4-speed. 886-9038  tfn  1975 Chev Window Van in new  condition. Under 700 miles or,  transmission. Only 39,000 miles  on the van. 885-9286 #32  1971 Ford van. Propane stove.  Int. Lights. Sink/Dbl. bed. etc.  Phone 886-2888 #34  1975 Ford F250 4 sp. P.S.  P.B. 27.500 mi. c-w 32" Winnebago canopy. 2 mtd. std. snow  tires and camper tie downs.  Exc. shape 885-9440 $4500.00 obo  #33  1974 Chevelle Malibu Classic.  4 dr. P.S.. P.B. 350. Excellent  condition $2800.    8869370    #33  1965 I ton GMC flat deck. $700  o.b.o. 885-3903. tfn  motorcycle/  1974   -   Yamaha   175   Enduro  gd. cond. $450.00 obo    886-9166  #32  HOUSE FOR SALE:  Handyman's special.     4 room  house on view lot.   North Fletcher Road, Gibsons.     $29,500.  Phone 886-7757. #34  For sale in Wilson Creek, new  three bedroom 1,100 sq ft house  with full basement, double  plumbing, standing fireplace,  sundeck. carport, beautiful  view. Asking $53,500. by owner.  885-3773. #33  HOUSE FOR SALE BY  OWNER (GLEN RD.) Two  bedroom home with fireplace,  auto oil furnace, fabulous view  and close to all facilities.  Phone 886-2075. tfn  16' Runabout, 404B outboard.  Full camper top, depth sounder,  anchor. 886-9408 #33.  Ten-foot Hydroplane with 50  Mere. $1,000 o.b.o. Must see.  Call eves, after 6:30, 885-3185 #33  Brand new 4 Horse Johnson  O.B. and tank ��� Sun Derby  prize. $450. 886-9370 #33  '\$jm^  trowel  Pratt Road. Large lot 76'x125',  cleared and in fruit trees, $12,500  Phone 886-2155 Ifn  A number lonolc:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  marine  25' Mariner Sportsfisherman,  165' IO. enclosed head, compass,  depth sounder. At Skyline Marina. Richmond. $6,995. Phone  886-9246 #33  IAN   MORROW   &   CO.   LTD.  Marine Surveyors. Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433. 886-9458  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Closod Saturdays  July & Augubt  Registered Travel Agent  for /ole  We arc open every Friday. 1 to  3 p.m., for all your clothing  needs. Cutoffs, swimsuits, runners, tops, slacks. Gibsons  United Church Thrift Shop, in  basement. #32  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving thc  Sunshine Coast and B.C.Coastal  Waters. Phone:885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643.886-9546.       Ifn.  19' Reinell H.T. 1971. 85 Johnson  O.B. completely overhauled.  Anchor Package. Sleeper seats.  Camper canvas. Spare canvas  top. Only $3500. 885-3403 eves.  #34  12' aluminum boat and oars.  10 HP rated. $250.00 886-9725  This boat in good condition. #32  10' Plywood boat,  "gull motor $150.00  British Sea-  886-7445 #32  12'double hulled fiberglass  boat. Good for lake in good  condition $200.00. 55 HP Chrysler short shaft outboard $25.00  as is. 886-7839 after 6 p.m. #34  110 Mercury Outboard Motor,  used two seasons. Excellenl  condition, $425. Call evenings,  883-2424 tfn  BOAT DELIVERY  All B.C., some foreign, Arclurus  Navigation,  Box   1015  Sechelt,  Navigation author and mechanic.  #35  16' Cabin Cruiser, two motors,  10 and 65, both controls, trailer  top condition, cheap. 885-2833.  #32  Complete marine power Chrysler  440 engine. 2'/i:l Marine gear,  heat exchanger, plug-in guages.  $1200 firm. One 24"x24" stainless RH propellor. $200. 886-9309  #33  21' Cabin Cruiser, sound cedar  hull, newly painted, 115 Volvo  I/B, head, galley, sleeps three,  interior needs paint. $4,000 o.b.o.  885-2952. tfn  29'/;' Dragon, racing sloop.  1950's Classic, 886-7298 after  5 p.m. or see Gary at the Gibsons  Wharf. #31  40%  DISCOUNT  ALL FABRICS  Sunnycrest Centre, Gibsons  PH: 886-2231  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST  Before you buy, investigate the advantages of this rent-to-  own plan. All monies paid apply to purchase. Why tie  up your cash or borrowing power? 1st and last months  rent and drive away.   EXAMp|_ES  Based on 36 month lease  78 F250 pickup  $148 per mo.  Total $5328.  Lease end Price  $2175.  or simply return  78 Camero HT  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  Wow  78 Fiesta 3 DR  $99 per mo.  Total $3564.  Lease end Price  $1400.  or simply return  77 Econoline Van  $136 per mo.  Total $4896.  Lease end Price  $1975.  or simply return  78 Zephyr Sedan  $124 per mo.  Total $4464.  Lease end Price  $1825.  or simply return  78F1504x4  $155 per mo.  Total $5580.  Lease end Price  $2275.  or simply return  78C100ChevPU  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Dodge Van  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Olds Cutlass  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  oi simply return  For further Information CALL COLLECT  GILLE   CHAMPAGNE    987-7111  Belmont Leasing Ltd.  1160 Marine Drive   North Vancouver, B.C. D00479A   Coast News, August 8,1978  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   '^-"���a^���"""  13.  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  ZONING BY-LAW NO. 241,1973  on Display  Newly Arrived ��� 24x48 Atco Double Wide  886-9826  Deluxe Furnishings Throughout  TRADES WELCOME  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home Park  1Mile West of Gibsons on Hwy. 101  Serving the Peninsula for Over 10 Years  886-9826  1.  (a.  Pursuant to Section 703 of the Municipal Act, a Public Hearing will be held in the  Municipal Hall; 1490 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C. on Monday, August 14,  1978 at 7:00 p.m. to consider By-Law No. 320 (Zoning Amendment By-Law No.  320,1978). At the Hearing all persons who deem their interest in property affected  by the proposed By-Law shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters  contained in the By-Law.  TMe intent of the By-Law is to amend the present zoning to the following closcribed  properties as noted below:  Lots 15���28 inclusive, Block 3, District Lot 686; Lots 1���8 inclusive, and 12���23  inclusive, Block 5, District Lot 686 be rezoned from Comprehensive Development  Atua, CDA, to Residential Zone 3, R-3.  (k) Lots 5���12 inclusive, Lot "B", Lots 15���24 inclusive, and lots 34���40 including all  of Blocks 22/27, District Lot 685, Plan 4856 and Lots 1 to 8 of Block A, District Lot  68';, Plan 5579 be rezoned from Comprehensive Development Area, CDA, to  Residential Zone 2, R-2.  (c) Lots 7���13 inclusive, Block "F", District Lot 685, Plan 10362 be rezoned from  Comprehensive Development Area, CDA, to Residential Zone 1, R-1.  (dj Lots "A" and "B", and Lots 6���12 inclusive, of the South \ 3, he South Vz of  District Lot 685-A, Plan 7495 be rezoned from Residential <. rl tr Rtsidr.itial  2, R-2.  (e) 1 -Lot 1 of South Vz of South Vz, District Lot 685A, Plan 74S5,  2���North Vz of South Vz, District Lot 685A, explanatory Plan 10 dO  3- Block 1 of North Vz of South Vz, District Lot 685A, Plan 10460,  4- Blocks 8,9 and 10, District Lot 684, Plan 4438,  5- South 130 feet of Block 10, District Lot 684, Plan 4438,  6- Blocks 11 and 12, District Lot 684, Plan 4438,  7- Blocks 17���22 inclusive, District Lot o84, Plan 4438,  8���Blocks 29���31 inclusive, District Lot 684, Plan 4438,  9-Lots 31 and 32 of Blocks 1-4, District Lot 689, Plan 17211,  10-Lot 3, Plan 11545 except Plan 13789 and 14517, District Lot 688,  11 -North 150 feet of amended lot N see 283223L, Plan 7945, District Lot 688,  12���Lot 1, Plan 7945 Port-except Plan 14628, District Lot 688,  13���Parcel H. Reference Plan 1416, District Lot 688,  14-Plan 1311R, District Lot 688,  15���Lot B, Plan 9824, District Lot 689,  16���Block C except Plan 6558, Plan 2987 except Plan 10767, District Lot  o9,  17���Block 9 except Plans 10922 and 11571, District Lot 689,  18-Plan 2987, except Plans 10922 and 11571, District Lot 689,  19���Lot 5, Block 7, District Lot 689,  20-Lot 4, Block 7, Plan 14191, District Lot 689,  21-Block 7 except Plans 10922 and 11586 and Plan 14191, District Lol 689,  Plan 2987,  22���Lot 3, Block 7, Plan 11586, District Lot 689,  23-Lot 1, Block 5 and 6, Plan 15266, District Lot 689,  24-Lot 2, Block 5 and 6, Plan 15266, District Lot 689,  25-Lot 3, Block 5 and 6, Plan 15266, District Lot 689,  26-Lot 4, Block 5 and 6, Plan 15266, District Lot 689,  27-Lot B, Block5and6, Plan 12188, District Lot 689,  28-Owner #02 for Folio #00948.00, Plan 3678, District Lot 689,  29���Parcel A explanatory Plan 6395 of Lot 1, Blocks 5 and 6 and the E Part of Block  4, District Lot 689, Plan 3678,  30-Lot 3, Blocks 4 to 6, Plan 3678, District Lot 689,  31 ���Lot 4 of Blocks 5 and 6 and East Part of Block 4, Plan 3678, District Lot 689,  32���Lot 5 of Blocks 5 and 6 and East Part of Block 4, Plan 3678, District Lot 689,  33-Lot A of 6, Port -Blocks 4 to 6, Plan 11588, District Lot 689,  34-West Vi Lot 6 of Blocks 4 to 6, Plan 3678, District Lot 689,  35-LotBof Lot 7, Blocks 4and 6, Plan 7700except Plan 13703, District Lot 689.  36���Owner #02 for Folio #00958.010, Lot 1, Block 4���6, Plan 13703, District Lot 689,  37���Reference Plan 59, Block 1, District Lot 688,  be rezoned from Residential 4, R-4 to Residential 3, R-3.  (f) Lot 11, Block 6 of Blocks K and L, District 686,  Residential Zone 3, R-3, to Public Assembly, P.A.  Plan 4028 be rezoned from  (g) Lot 14, Block 6 of Blocks K and L, District Lot 686, Plan 4028 be rezoned from Public  Assembly, P.A. to Residential 3, R-.3.  That Part II of the Village of Gibsons Zoning By-Law No. 241, 1973 be amended  by deleting the word ' 'average" where it precedes "finished ground level at the..."  in the third line of paragraph two on page three.  Take notice that the above paragraph is deemed to be a synopsis of By-Law No. 320  and not deemed to be an interpretation thereof. The By-Law may be inspected  at the Gibsons Municipal Offices, 1490 South Fletcher Road, during office hours,  namely Monday to Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday and Friday  8:30a.m. to5:00p.m.  J.W.Copland,  Municipal Clerk Coast News, August 8,1978  Shannon Industrial Supplies  Hwy #101, Gibsons  886-9722  b.c.C yuhon  WANTED: Corvette wanted.  1970 coupe. 4 speed. Black interior. All original. Call collect.  747-2675. #32  TRADE: Would like to trade just  repaired Fridcn typesetting  and VariTyper headliner for more  up to dale equipment. Reasonable. Thc Pioneer. Box 610,  Cache Creek. B.C.457-6626    #31  EAMCE  20 S off  All  Summer  Sandals  COUGAR & WRANGLER-  Back to School Shoes  SALE  WHITE DUTY SHOES  (North Star Oomphies)  SALE  SI9  IB  95  95  MEN'S  SHOES  SALE  ir   ;  DonTs Shoes  Sunnycrest Mall,     Phone 886-2624  WHITE  LEATHER  PURSES  Half Price  r��k  UJESTERI1 DRUG IHRRT  .Hug. 8 to 12  Beyond pre-shampoo  Conditioner 225 ml. $1-59  CaladryI Lotion $1.49  Bandaids Variety Pak 100's J & J $1.67  Magicubes by Phillips $1.99  b.c.C .juhon  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Jungle Balls and other natural  food snacks distributorships may  be available in your area. Part  time to start. Investment stock  only. Write Lyle Anderson  Wholesale, 1055 Selkirk Ave.,  Kamloops. #32  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Earthworm growers needed. Full  or part time. We teach and market. Contact Bait Barn Worm  Farms, 40650, #5 Road. RRI.  Yarrow, B.C. VOX 2E0: phone  823-4515 or Green Hill Drive. RR2  Ladysmith, B.C., VOR 2E0;  phone 245-7742. #32  CATTLE: Welsh Black the established breed. Improve your commercial cattle with Welsh Black  bulls. Write Site 5, Box 6, Han-  na.Alta.TOJlP). #32  EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  Modern Glass shop in Whitehorse  requires qualified glass.nen.  References required. Wages  commensurate with experience.  Phone 1(403) 667-7332 collect.  Write Poplar Idustrics. 117 Copper Road. Whitehorse. Yukon.#32  FOR SALE: Taxi Service in  smaller (own. Room for improvement. Self-supporting. $6,000  firm. Call (604) 265-3140. Ask for  Joyce. #32  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY:  High profit variety store. Low  down payment. On Highway 97,  in the Cariboo. Living quarters.  Write c/o Box 610. Cache Creek,  B.C. #32  HELP WANTED: Housewives,  students. Hani extra money  putting out catalogues, taking  orders and delivering. Write  Fuller Brush Co.. Box 108.  c/o #808. 207 W.Hastings Sl���  Vancouver. B.C. or wrile Mr.  T.Diamond. 585 Balmoral Rd..  Kelowna. B.C. #33  TsTi  PICNIC PLATES,  GLASSES:  20% OFF  COOLERS & JUGS  by Thermos:  20% OFF  Nature Scents bath beads 16 oz.  Cocoa Butter Cream 8 oz.  Cocoa Butter lotion 8.3 oz.  Mead Fashion stationery: tablets & pads  Ultra Ban Spray Deodorant 9 oz.  Noxzema Skin Cream 400 ml.  Softex Cotton Swabs 180s  Imperial Tuffies Rubber gloves: twin pak  Sweet Nature Shampoo 16 oz. reg. $1.69  Flavor Pop Molds, 8 per pak reg. $1.89  Ice Cream Scoop reg. 69c ea.  Mars Bars, Snickers, Musketeers Pkg. of 4  M&M's, 7oz. bags reg. $1.19  $1.29  $2.49  $2.49  $.69  $1.59  $3.49  $.74  $1.47  $1.09  $1.39  $.55  $.84  $.97  SUNGLASSES:  20% OFF  BEACH TOYS,  BALLS,  AIR MATTRESSES  20% OFF  SUMMER HATS:  20% OFF  Highlander cassette recording tape 90 min.  Square Boys & Wagon Wheels  Vapona No Pest Strip  Sergeant's Sentry IV (lea collars  Vinyl Sports Bag reg. $10.25  Vinyl Shoulder Bag reg. $10.75  Knee Highs panti hose  Garbage Bags - 10s  Ivory Soap 4's, personal size  Scope Mouthwash 24 oz.  ListerinelOOOml.  Head & Shoulders Lotion 175 ml.  Secret Antiperspirant 9 oz.  Diovol 12 oz. & Tablets 50's  Metamucil12oz.  $2.59  $.89  $1.99  $1.37  $7.95  $8.49  2 pr. $ .99  $.69  $.89  $1.69  $2.09  $1.69  $1.27  $1.98  $2.99  Plus many more unadvertised items to be featured during our  sidewalk cavalcade clearance.  LOOK FOR OUR BIG  BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALE  STARTING SOON.  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE,  Gibsons, B. C.   VON IVO  Phona: 6*6 - 7213  Wildlife  corner  By Ian Corrance  A few minutes down by thc  head of Porpoise Bay watching  idly and letting your eyes relax  until you see life that the  casual observer would miss, is  to me as good a tonic as an  hour spent with a psychiatrist  or any other sedative.  Friday is always a busy day  for me in Sechelt, and around  lunch time I can usually bc  found around thc head of the  Inlet with my mind on holiday.  Last Friday, however, I  thought that I was going to  put Sechelt on the map. My  mind was full of stories about  the spoonbill sandpiper, spotted on thc Lower Mainland,  when in flew about half a  dozen kildeers with this unusual bird in tow. Aha! thought  my romantic eye, always looking for the rare.  All 1 had with me was an 85-  205 zoom lens which brought  the bird a bit closer, but not  close enough for positive identification. I ran off about  forty-odd shots and figured  that if I blew it up as big as I  could on the enlarger, then a  few more times on the copy  TIME AT  $1.00 OFF  all albums  & tapes  15 /O OFF all    Shopping Centre,  home stereo units  10% OFF all car units  886-9111    laiiiip!  camera, I might be able, if  lucky, to tell what it was.  Right beside where I was  madly running off film, is  Peter Gordon's survey office.  The chances were pretty good  that he would have a pair of  binoculars, so pushing aside  the chair he had the door  jammed with. 1 interrupted  him on the telephone, apologised and went back out to  watch the strange visitor���the  bird, not me.  About five minutes later,  Peter joined me. He had  taken his binoculars home thc  night before, so we had to be  satisfied with my lens and  conjecture.  The conversation drifted  round to optics, which brought  up his theoloditc. A theolo-  dite! The perfect thing for  bird-watching. Into his office,  and in a few minutes hc was  set up. It was great���you  could sec thc reflection in the  bird's eye. Even with this  help it look us a while to identify the bird. It turned out  to bc a long-billed dowitchcr,  darn it, and not thc spoon-  billed sandpiper that my overactive imagination had hoped  for.  Even though it wasn't a  rare bird as I had hoped, it  was the first time I had had a  Dositive identification of this  one. Wc would never have  been able to identity it without  the help of the theolodite. As  the bird was half way between  its summer and winter plumage, and all the colours were  mixed up, including the legs, 1  thought that I might buy one  of these great instruments  when I grow up, until Peter  told me the price of it.  Catnappcr  For the past three weeks  I've found myself looking after  two pregnant cats and a  shedding dog, along with my  own assortment of tropical  fish. Normally this would be  easy, chuck in some fish food,  pat the dog, and let the cats  have babies. But the cats  decided that normal motherhood was not for them and  went about it in their own way.  Both cats looked like they  would present me with around  forty-eight little pattering feet  at the same time, and at the  beginning of last week the ar  rival seemed imminent.  One of the cats is a black  bob-tailed, while the other is a  young striped thing. Both arc  strays which demanded room  and board.  The bobtail is the boss so I  wondered how they would  relate to each other during  motherhood. I needn't have  worried. Nature has a way  of looking after cats >"hich arc  being looked after by unpre-  dicatable humans. I got up  one morning and traced a  high-pitched peeping sound to  a squirming ball of kittens  underneath the front steps,  guarded over the proud  bobtailed mother.  Just in case it rained, I  brought the kittens on to thc  porch and made them a little  home away from home. I  checked on them that evening,  and must admit that I was a  bit surprised to find thc wrong  cat in with thc brood. Even an  explanation of the facts of  life couldn't convince the cat  that it was doing everything  backwards, and would soon bc  in for a shock. The bobtail  which under normal circumstances was thc mistress of  the house, stood by and didn't  seem to take much interest in  my theories about feline  motherhood, so I decided to  let them sort it out themselves. It was only when the  striped eat started stealing thc  kittens that I stepped in and  demanded an explanation.  The game of her stealing  the kittens and my trying to  catch her at it went on for a  couple of days. I was worried  that when she had her own  they would bc too small to  rival the older ones in the fight  for milk. During this time the  bobtail would occasionally  take over her motherly duties,  so again I let them go to it.  The end result, apart from  my being baffled, is that the  striped cat no longer looks  pregnant; I can't find any  other kittens around, and both  of them arc playing mother.  I've no idea if this is a normal  state of things or not, but I  can tell you one thing, the  kittens are not complaining.  Fish Farming  Another attempt is being  made to start fish farming on  the Coast. This latest attempt  has so far been looked upon  favourably by thc official  channels it has gone to.  It's a Vancouver Island man  John Slind who is going to  give it a try. The spot he s  picked is just above Tuwanek  Point in the Sechelt Inlet.  The difference between this  one and others is that the fish  will not be allowed to run to  the open sea, but will be  penned. This is one of the  reasons that officials are looking more favourably on the  project. What this means is  that thc usual losses to Japanese deep-sea gillnets will be  avoided.  The fish will be kept in the  fresh water pens for aboul a  year, after which time they  will weigh between a pound  and a pound and a half. They  will be utilized mainly for the  restaurant and airline trade.  If it is possible, Slind wants  to begin this year. He'll start  with springs and eoho���he's  figuring on aboul fifty thousand coho and twenty-five  thousand springs. Once he  has this established, he plans  to try thc trout market.  If this gets Marled and is  profitable, then il would be  a perfect industry lor this  coast.  Fishing  This is a greal war for fishing; just aboul every place has  been hot al one time or  another in the past couple of  weeks. Coho are running  right now. In some areas the  average is between four and  five pounds; in others they're  hitting a seven-to eight-pound  average, which is well worth  getting up early for. At Davis  Bay wharf there've been a  couple of thirty-one pounders  caught right off the dock and  lots of smaller ones. This is  good to hear, even if my own  two attempts have been less  successful. The first time  that I was going fishing was  the Wednesday before last. It  rained, and that, combined  with the beer strike, was  enough to keep me al home  with a book. My second  attempt I did actually get a  line in thc water, but it was  the wrong part of thc ocean,  I guess���cither that, or all  the fish were fed up.  KITS OmmA  SUNNYCREST  =TW=-��  it^^C^^M  wwium  Phone 886-2622  or  886-7817  ��4Vi\V  as  SEA CAVALCADE  Aug. 11,12,13  SEA CAVALCADE  Queen's Ball. Saturday, August 12, 9:00 p.m. ��� 1:00 a.m.  Elphinstone Gym.   Music by the Penn Kings.   Admission  $3.50 per person. Tickets available al local stores and from  Queen contestants.  HEADSTART PRENATAL CLASSES  September 11 and 18, 1978, 7:30 ��� 9:30 p.m. Chatelech Junior  Secondary School. Women up to six months pregnant welcome.  Bring husbands. No cosl. For further information and pre-registration, phone 886-2228.  ELPHINSTONE PIONEER MUSEUM  Now open for the summer, 9 a.m.���4 p.m., Monday through  Saturday.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday in Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For information call  886-9569 or 886-9037. t.f.n.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1 ��� 3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church  basement. tfn  ETHEL EDWARDS EXHIBIT AT WHITAKER HOUSE  Dogwoods, florals, seascapes and miniatures will be on display  for the last solo show of the season. Gallery artists' works will be  on view for the rest of the summer.  NEW BOOKS  Many new books have been added to the Pender Harbour Library.  Come In and have a look. For a $2.00 yearly membership you may  take out four books at a time or for $3.00 you may take out six  books. The library is open Tuesdays & Thursdays, from 11:30���  3:30 and on Saturdays 1:30-4:30.  w  mvifM\\\\\ii\w/iMSvnM!M  CAMpbells  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  NEXT TO BATHROOM ACCENT  IN THE   HEART OFSECHELT  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off point for Coast News  Classified Ads.  ��2  Church Services  Roman Cul hoi ic Sen Ices  Rev,T.Nicholson. I'aslor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday al St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechell:8:..()a.m. Our Lady of  LourdesChurch, Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holv Familv Church  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin  Sunday School 1:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible    Study-Tuesday,    7i30  I'aslor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated wilh the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M.Rcinhardl  4:30a.m. ��� St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabhalh School Sal.. 1:110 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sal., 4:00 p.m,  St .John's United Church  Davis Bay  I'aslor CDreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-0750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower I'nini Road  I'hone 8N6-26MI  Sunday School -9:45 a.m.  Worship Service ��� ll:00u.ni.  Revival -7:00 p.m.  Bible Study- Wed. 7:30 p.hi.  I'aslor Nancv Dvkes  Ife Coast News, August 8,1978  15.  Your HOSPITALITY  DIRECTORY  ���ACCOMMODATION ���  lonniEBROok  LODGE  Ocean Beach Esplanade  Gower Point Road  Gibsons, B.C.  Enjoy home-cooked meals in  cozy dining room overlooking  the private beach.  Skm 9  UALWOON  SMORGASBORD  Fri., Sat.. Sun.  OPEN: 4-IOTucs.loSun.  Closed Mondays  13 km north of Sechell on  Hwy #101  Please phone for reservations  Skm 40 885-5500  Ole's    Cove,  Sechelt, B.C.  Excellent dining facilities  - Heated swimming pool  - Sauna  Cocktail lounge  Skm 48  Tel: 885-2232  'BLUE SKY MOTEL*  "On the waterfront at  Davis Bay"  Overlooking   Georgia   Strait  and thc Islands  SLEEPING & HOUSEKEEPING UNITS  Colour Cablevision &  Complimentary Coffee  Skm 24 885-9987  BIG MAPLE  MOTEL  4 km south of Sechelt  on Hwy #101  ****  HOUSEKEEPING UNITS  Colour Cablevision  Sandy beach 400 metres  Landscaped Grounds  Golf course nearby  skm 23        885-9513  Cozw      Court  Woul  Inlet Avenue  Centre of Sechelt  ���   17 modern unils  tt Kitchen units  :. ColourT.V  ���it Wall to wall carpeting  Close to shopping & fishing  885-9314 Owner-Operator  Skm 27 Cliff Ac Liz Lindsey  ^f{/vei   iS/ancM  'tknf  4 km south of Madeira Park  it covered kitchens for tenters  . partial hook-ups  ���bait, boal rentals, launching,  moorage -.'.safe, sandy beach  fr showers and laundromat  it campsites on lawns  SORRY-NO PETS  Skm 60 883-2630  ��� PflRH*  mOTEl  Hwy HI0\���3V, miles N.  Madeira Park Turn-off  ALL ELECTRIC  HOUSEKEEPING UNITS  ColourT.V.  Owner-Operator  Ed and Laurie Larson  skm m 883-9040  Duncan   jj.  Cove      4a  -flesort    "*Tfnsi  "follow signs on , ���"%  Sinclair Bav Road"  Garden Bay, B.C.  Cottages Mold Unils Trailer  Sites   Laundromat   Boat and  Tackle Rentals Ramp Moorage  Propane  skm 74 883-2424  ��� STYLING SALONS-  Gibsons  Girls  5 Guys "^  Downtown Gibsons    a  Style Cuts*Perms "T  Bio-Drying ���Colouring  As you like it  Skm5"EarPiercin8*  Closed Monday   886-2120  ebunnijc'iEi.t  J[\otox<Motd  Hwy. #101,  Upper Gibsons  Sleeping & Housekeeping  Units  Individual tubs & showers  Colour Cablevision  Close to new Shopping Mall  Skm 5 886-9920  Cowrie Sl.. Sechelt  r'Cuts, Perms, Styling  (Colouring, Blow-drying  Relail all Beauty Products  Open Tues.���Sat.  Skm 27 885-2818  CONTINENTAL  COIFFURES  has moved from the Mall in  Sechelt to below thc Parthenon  Restaurant Men's Halntyllng  LOWEST  PRICES  ON THE  COAST  FOR  APPOINTMENT  PHONE LIZA  885-5733  ���SUPPLIES-  >i��   GIBSONS  "*      FISH  MARKET  Lower Gibsons  10:30a.m. to 6:30p.m.  Fresh fish in season  Shell fish  .Smoked fish  Homestyle fish & chips  Skm 5        GARDEN BAY  MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  Sinclair Bay Rd..  Garden Bay, B.C.  DEALERSFORt  Volva Penta.HourstonGlascraft,  Chrysler Marine. Mercruiser,  El Load Boat Trailers  IMMEDIATE    883-2722  REPAIR 7davsavyeek  ST       88332  THE COMPLETE FOOD  /tuaufs STORE  DOUAW  KEN'S  Gibsons.  B.C.  Open 7 days a week  ��� Fresh bakery products  from our bakery  ��� Fresh and cooked meats  ��� Finest fresh produce  ��� Ice. pop, icecream.  and dairy products  KENS    Gibsons, B.C.  'jWCJOfA ��� Large selections  W��*-*��*?J      of groceries  and import foods  ��� Non-food section  includes camper items  STORE HOURS  o a.m. to 6 p.m.  Friday In 7 p.m.  Sunday III a.m. In 5 p.m.  "It will pay you to stop  Skm 5 and shop with us."  ���RESTAURANTS-  atnoys family  nestaoRant  fjibsons, B.C.  'Uptown Plaza'  Cafe and  Dining Room  Breakfasts,  Lunches,  Dinners  "Specializing In Greek Food  (after 5.-30 p.m.)"  open 7 days a week  * licensed premises *  Skm 5 886-7828  Restaurant -mmm<��*���'  6.4 km south of Earl's Cove  on  Hwy #101  Outdoor Patio Coffee Shop  Fully air-conditioned  Open 7 days a week  ���LICENSED PREMISES-  8 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. to Thurs.  8 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri. & Sun.  Skm 82 883-9453  THE HERON  GOOD  WHOLESOME  FOOD  7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Sundays 9 a.m.  loo p.m.  OUR PIES ARE  DELICIOUS  Gower Pt. Road  Gibsons Harbour  THE TIDES  Lower Gibsons  Our Novelty:  TRY THE  "RELIC" Burger  Open 7 days a week  'Breakfast  'Lunch  "Dinner  Skm 5  Take out  886-9219  HOMESTEAD  DRIVE-INN  * Specials every Day *  SEAFOOD ��� PYROGIES  BARON OF BEEF  CABBAGE ROLLS  OPEN: 7 days a week  10a.m.���10p.m.  Hwy #101, Wilson Creek  Skm 17.6        885-2933  Q* Licensed *  OMEGA  PIZZA ��� STEAK &  ���LOBSTER HOUSE  Dine in comfortable  surroundings overlooking  Gibsons Harbour  Hours:  7 Days a Week  Mon. to Sat. 12 Noon���II p.m  Sun. 4-10   Seaside Plaza, Gower Point Rd.  Skm s  886-2268  ERNIE &GWEN'S  DRIVE-IN  Top of School Hill,  Gibsons  BURGERS, CHICKEN,  PRAWNS, FISH & CHIPS,  SOFT ICE CREAM  Sun Wed.   I0am-I0:30pm  Thurs.���Sat.   10 am-11:30 pm  skm 5 886-7813  -^"a^aja^^^^aV  YOM'S ��  RESTAURANT S  Sunnycrest Plaza   B  Gibsons, B.C.     U  Chinese Cuisine ��  & Western Foods  Lunch & Dinner  FREE DELIVERY  (with min. order)  s"" 886-8015  DOGWOOD CUE  ��� Breakfast  * Lunches  * Dinners^  Gibsons, B.C  Skms 886-2888  GIFTS-  MAPS  ���POST  CARDS  ���TOURIST  INFORMATION  'COMPLETE  SELECTION OF BOOKS  Gibsons Harbour ___ __������  <-.km 5 886-7744  to the scenic  and   friendly  SUNSHINE   COAST  ��� MARINAS & RECREATION  The Pender Harbour  Fisherman's Resort  & Marina  Garden Bay, B.C.  BOAT RENTALS  9 H. P.���40 H.P.  Bait, Ramp, Moorage, Waterlront cabins, and R.V.Sites  Skm 72  883-2336  J Cralta O HobMtt  Complete line of  Craft Supplies  SOUVENIRS  Toys &      jam^  Games     IK1  Seaside Pla/.a. ^LJr  Gibsons  Skm 5             886-2811  The Estuary  Ocean Beach Esplanade  Gower Point Skm 9  Paintings Drawings  art and craft with a local flavour  J.QCM Jnomliion i If nzn  Follow Gower Pt. Rd. west  to thc creek mouth   886-2681  ^^^ <tmu  ���SOUVENIRSU**X  ���POSTCARDS  ���JEWELRY  'GIFTS  Mon.���Sal.      10:00���5:00  Gower Poinl Road  Gibsons Harbour  Skm 5              886-9711  aa BT^ai  Im 1  arWiWSi  ��� FIRST CLASS  CLOTHING  /  jantzen-J^  ��� LADIES'WEAF  Gower Point H  Skm 5         Gibsons Harhi  f  md.  >ur  CAMPING  h5 C'.S. ��� sonic on beach  Full Facilities  HORSE RIDING  By Reservation  Instruction   & Supervised  Trail Rides  * BONNIEBROOK*  CAMP & TRAILER  PARK  Skn'"   Gower Point  886-2887   �� 886-9033  %^  Moorage���     too slips  ���Permanent & Transtenl  Block & Party Ice  Peaceful Quiet Setting  Skm 52 885-3529  Irvines Landing  Marina (1977) Ltd  Irvine's Landinq,  B.C. ��,  Marine gas. bait,      w  tackle, moorage >   '  boat rentals, launching ramp  ice, campground facilities  Waterfront Restaurant  'Licensed Premises*  open 7 davs a week  skm 72      ' 883-2296  Siyiiuy's  Manna LtcI.  HENRY J. SMITH - OWNER  "lce& Bait  . 'Fishing Tackle  P.O. BOX 9C 886 7711  GIBSONS, B.C. VON 1V0  cvyaxina >,,m  Secret Cove. B.C.'' \  MOORAGE:��ithcar parking  facilities directly alongside  *Marinc fuel  ���Laundry facilities  ���General store  ���Block & party ice  Skin 52 885-3533  Colio r&\l\a%ina  <J\��.i.OXt  Madeira Park, B.C.  Sales & Sen-ice for:  Mercury Outboards &  Silverline Boats  Modern Housekeeping Cabin?  Camping. Boat Rentals. T.V.  Launching Ramp.  Moorage ��� Bail ��� Ice  Skm 02 883-2248  bunnuci��.i.t  f����  Skofi  * Breakfasts    * Lunches  Open: Mon.���Sat.  6a.m.���6p.m.  in Sunnycrest Motor Hotel  Skm 5 886-9920  "'     Helen's fl  Fashion i*\  Shoppe ^j  Gifts & Souvenirs >��'.  Everything for *^\  the Ladies  Gibsons Sechelt  AUTOMOTIVE-  if.  : a.  :|  i|  If-  ��4i  JU  886-9941 885-9222 <$���  Garden Bay  Dining Lounge  A divot A.Beauliftir  Contracting Ltd.  "overlooking  scenic Pender Harbour  at the Garden Bay Hotel"  Specializing In Sleak and Prawns  open 7 days a week 9 a.m.  -12 midnight  * Licensed Premises *  Skm 74 i 883 9919  GIBSONS SHELL  SERVICE  Downtown Gibsons  Monday thru Saturday  8a.m.���8 p.m.  Sunday: 9a.m. to 7 p.m  General Service  Skm 5 886-2572  GIBSONS MOTORS  LTD.  Shaw Road, across from  Sunnycrest Mall  rOTAL MECHANICAL  REPAIR  for all Model  Cars & Trucks  Open  Mon.���Fri. 8 a.m.���5 p.m.  Skm 5 886-7611  Bu  uccaneer  Marina  Secret Cove. B.C.  JERVIS INLET"  PRINCESS LOUISA  DAY CRUISE Tues. and Thurs  2���4 hour scenic cruises  available other days ill surrounding area.  skm 51 885-9563  Madeira  Marina  MARINE SALES  & SERVICE  OMC. Evinrude, Volvo.  Honda. Chrysler.   Mercruiscr  Housekeeping Unils,  Campsites, Fishing Tackle,  Party   &   Block Ice.  Madeira Park. B.C.  skm o2 883-2266  SECHELT  [tSSOJ SERVICE  At the traffic light  in Sechelt  COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICE  7:00 a.m.���9:00 p.m.  7 davs a week  Skm 27.2 885-2812  fEuropran  Skm 24      ���HONDA  flarts  885-9466  E3  SECHELT  SHELL  SERVICE  owrieSt..Sechelt, B.C  Complete Service:  7:30 a.m.���9:00 p.m.  Gasoline. Electronic Tune-tips  Brakes. Wheel Balancing.  Shcllllbrication, Tires.  Batteries,  and Accessories.  Skm 27.2 885-2128  Madeira Park, B.C.  Licensed Premises  RESTAURANT & CAFE  'Specializing in barbequed ribs'  Overlooking scenic Pender  Harbour at lhc Pender Hole  7:30 a.m.���9:00 p.m.  Skm 68 883-2617 16.  Coast News, August 8,1978  Roberts  Creek  Continued from Page Ten  was in the Seaview Market for  only two days, but it was  signed by over fifty taxpayers,  including many residents  of Beach Avenue.  In other business at the  Community Association meeting, the Association expressed  itself as unanimously opposed  to the proposed developments  on Mr. Ron James's property  on Flume Road. About fifty  people attended the meeting,  and most of them were entirely opposed ot any mobile home  park or strata land developments in Roberts Creek although some felt that any applications should be judged on  their individual merits or lack  thereof. The meeting, which  had commenced at 8:00 p.m.  was adjourned at 10:10 p.m.  Coast Strokers  ' local crafts  Continued bom Page One  often seen in racing. I may  have been pumped a few  times myself. At best it is  a feeling of invincibility  where all obstacles dissolve.  In this condition a man could  enter a butting contest with a  bull moose and probably win.  At worst it just causes confusion.  Sometimes people get so  excited after a spill they go  the wrong way, or pick up tne  wrong bike, or put their helmet on backwards, or frantically begin pushing a dead  bikejintil jhey__drop Jn tears  ;,, Guess Where  The usual prize of $5.00 will go to the firsl  winning entry drawn from the barrel. Last  wek's winner was Oawne Atlee of Franklin  Road in Gibsons. She shall receive $10.00 as  no one identified the Grad graffiti on the road  last week.  Police news  SECHELT TO EARLS COVEi  July 29: Two fiberglass CB.  antennas valued at  $100 were stolen from the  parking lot at the Shell station  in Halfmoon Bay. On Redrooffs Road a Black and Decker combination drill and sand-  er was stolen from a home. A  1966 Chevy 2 was stolen from  the Indian Land in Porpoise  Bay. A break-in to a business  on Cowrie Street netted the  thieves $45 in cash. However,  they were unsuccessful in  further attempts at other businesses on the same premises.  July 31: In the Garden Bay  area, three boats were reported chasing each other at high  speed. In so doing the complainant felt that they were  coming dangerously close to  swimmers. An unmanned red  aluminum 14 foot boat with a  100 hp Mercury outboard, and  the letters NIRD, drifted into  a boat fishing in Halfmoon  Bay. The boat is registered to  an out-of-town owner. In  Canoe Pass, boaters were  reported to be handling their  craft dangerously. A twenty-  foot runabout ran into a sailboat in Pender Harbour,  causing extensive damage.  The matter is still under investigation.  August 1: In Madeira Park a  damaged boat was found upside down on the beach. It is  described as being fiberglass,  with an inboard-outboard motor, a white hull, and a red  bottom.  August 2: Three crab traps  were stolen near Thormanby  Island. Dangerously speeding  boats were reported in the Egmont area. Police are stepping up their marine patrol  to combat this type of offense.  GIBSONS AREA:  August 1: A woman surprised  two burglars in the living room  of her home on Lower Road.  She heard a noise in the living  room and went to investigate  startling two intruders who  left upon her entrance. Nothing was seen to be missing.  A gas powered rock drill valued at $500, two hand-held  transceivers at $100 each, and  a red Homclitc chainsaw at  $300 were taken from a boom  ing ground at Gambier  Island.  August 3: The Hopkins Landing Water Works reported the  theft of 900 feet of 3/.inch Col-  flare plastic piping, valued at  over $300. Vandalism was reported on Cochrane Road,  when two rocks were thrown  through the dining-room window of a home.  COAST  INDUSTRIES      ,  Wrought Iron and   1  Aluminum Railings I  886-9159 I  JANE'S  TUB & TOP SHOP  Hours:    Wed.���Sat.     10a.m.���5 p.m.  Seaview Place Gibsons       886-7621  Free delivery from Langdale to Roberts Creek.  PETS 'N PLANTS  has gone to the birds ,_  and presents a VY  BUDGIE BONANZA /  Featuring /^ms , l^/   k  Select Budgies Sale & W ' !> JV1  Reg $19.99 $14.99 $\ \f J  Fancies + .- ���     V |   7  Reg. $24.99   Sale $19.99        (      \  j?  also a pair of Cutthroat finches      vM~ ^  Reg. $28.99   Sale $23.99    *6p  10% Off birdcages  sold with bird     sale ends  Cowrie St., Sechelt    885-5525       August 12  from exhaustion and frustration. These people often  get in spectacular accidents  but seldom get hurt. Often  they survive to get a handle  on this aggression and become  excellent racers. Well, Bob  didn't win that race, he came  in second, but then with  all his wrong turns and going  in circles he probably went  twice as far as anyone else.  Perhaps one day he will become another Bob Hannah,  but till then to his friends  he is still Bob Banana. Keep  stroking and keep pumped.  wicker  pots  hammocks^  cards  t-shirts  cacti  plants  ftftUAgli   SECHELT  W    come on in and browse  885-3818  Perma Truss  Fabricators Ltd.  Hwy. #101, Gibsons  886-7318  Driftwood Crafts  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre Gibsons    886-2525,,

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