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Array gBgg^SE^ Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  IVO/iMw i ��r 15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  Volume 31, Number 8  February 21,1978.  John Daly - a fine man passes  by  Pender Harbour &  District Ratepayers' Association Publicity Committee.  Thc list of Ratepayers topics has just as many urgent items  on it this week as ever, but beside news of the death of longtime Fender Harbour resident John Daly in The Pas. Manitoba, they seem hard to think about.  It is a shame to honour someone as original as he was with a  cliche, but in John Daly's case the truth is unavoidable: Pender  Harbour will never be quite the same again.  He was a landmark, and not only because he had been around  as long as most of us could remember thundering away at every  public meeting that came up in a tireless campaign to make thc  rest of us feel thc same urgency about the issues of the day as  he did.  John Daly's interest in public affairs of all sizes and shapes  was a much remarked upon phenomenon, but the most remarkable thing about it was his optimism which years of disappointment only served to make stronger. His anger at those he  perceived to be destroying the planet and misleading humanity  never lessened and his hope of defeating them never failed.  He was always tantalized by the thought that if people would  only become more concerned and better informed, most prom-  lems would end right there. His favourite saying was, "It's  not the politician's fault - it's your fault for sitting around on  your bums and letting them getaway with it!"  We owe it to him never to forget that.  John was respected among fishermen as one of the steadiest  trailers in the fleet, always one of the first boats out of the  harbour in the spring in spite of advancing years and one serious heart attack. But determined as was his pursuit of the  salmon in the summer, his winters were no less hectic in thc  service of Ihe causes he believed in. Hc was one of the early  stalwarts in the Prince Rupert Fishermen's Co-Op and in later  years a hard-working executive member of United Fishermen  and Allied Workers Union, It is hard to think of an issue  from the Cheekeye-Dunsmuir Power Line protest to the far  flung concerns of Greenpeace that hc was not involved in.  In recent years it seemed his pace was accelerating rather  than slackening and this worried friends who remembered  his heart problem, but the work he was doing was so good  and thc satisfaction hc took from it was so great it was hard  to say anything against it.  Indeed il seemed that in the last three or lour years John  Daly was making more headway in his activities than ever before, and Has growing personally in his role of thc public  conscience. His speaking style had become forceful and direct.  When hc addressed the meeting protesting thc proposed  uranium mine al Clearwater he stole the show, and at thc recent  B.C. Hydro meeting on Lasqueli Island he did lhc same thing.  As a member of the McGregor Diversion Project Action Committee he played an important role in having that environmental  disaster sidelined which must have been a source of major  satisfaction to him.  He had always been an indefatigable writer of letters to  newspapers but in recent years, both because his name was  becoming better known and because his letters were so excellent, his opinions were being given feature treatment on  editorial pages. Television cameras were increasingly pointed  his way. Journalists were making reference to him as a personality of note and it seemed a very unique kind of recognition  was just around the corner for John. It would have been unique  in that it would not have come to him as a result of any official  position hc held but as a lone citizen whose most singular  asset was a great social conscience.  And yet there is something wrong in speaking of John Daly  only in these terms, because it is clear that among the many  people who knew him those who disagreed with his beliefs  will he just as shocked by news of is death as those who shared  those beliefs.  What we will all remember him for is his strength of character, his courage to speak not only whatever was on his mind,  but lo live his whole life as he wanted and not the way others  thought he should. Hc worshipped the independent spirit where  it appeared in others and he cultivated it in himself in such a  way lhal one wonders if our culture is still capable of producing  such powerful individualism.  Wc are reminded thai in spite of the deeds a man does and  Ihe words thai are spoken of him, the true test of how he has  lived is what others feel when they hear he has gone. By that  test, John Daly's way was the right way.  On behalf of the community we extend deepest sympathy  to Edith. Pixie. Dick and Scan.  Gibsons Chamber hears  of progress and problems  A meeting of the Gibsons and  District Chamber of Commerce  held on Wednesday, February  15th. heard President .lou Mc-  Rac report on the situation vis  a vis future developments in  thc Gibsons area. They were  told that lhc proposed L.VK  Sawmill in thc Twin Creeks  area is not to replace thc existing  L&K Mill in North Vancouver bul  to supplement il. It the mill  goes ahead it will hire all local  people. The fust step in thc  project would be the creek diversion work which would protect  the salmon stream. Work on  Ihis can gct underway this week.  Another development was  thc Travelodge proposed for the  junction of North Road and  Highway 101. McRac reported  thai Ihis development was also  looking optimistic.  Another new feature this year  will be thc location of thc Tourist Booth which is planned for  thc Ferry Terminal at Langdale  so that maximum benefit can  be obtained from il for thc  Gibsons area. Also in connection  with  Ihe  tourist  trade,   il   was  learned that in conjunction with  thc provincial government's  tourist program a hospitality  course would be available in this  area al the end of March if  twenty people wish to take it.  The course would be a two-day  course which is felt would be  suitable for storcclerks and  waitresses.  Ihe Chamber of Commerce  also heard thc suggestion that  lhc name of the Langdale Ferry  Terminal be at least modified  to include Sunshine Coast Ferry  Terminal at thc Horseshoe Bay  end fen the information of tourists who quite possibly don't  know where Langdale is.  Sonic considerable discussion  was furthcoming also about lhc  need of Chamber support by lhc  lower village of Gibsons. It was  generally agreed that priority  requirements for thc lower village included a marina, a drug  store, and a liquor outlet.  The two major celebrations  of lhc year, thc Dogfish Derby  and the Sea Calvalcadc, also  came into some considerable  discussion.    Chamber members  were informed that Molson  Brewery was most interested  in sponsoring thc Dogfish Derby.  Provision has already been made  in the provision budget for the  in lhc provisional budget for thc  brewery for this support. The  Dogfish Derby in all probability  will be scheduled to take place  in July, leaving the month of  August for Sea Calvalcadc which  will lake place August 11-13.  Thc Concerned Citizens Committee will again be responsible for  thc organization of the Sea  Calvalcadc  Fire again  A home on North Road was  completely gulled by fire al  approximately 8 p.m. on Sunday.  19th. The owner. Mr. Christiansen, had just recently turned  off the power in order lo begin  renovations on the building.  The building hc was living in  on the same properly was undamaged and hc managed to  rescue his vehicles by driving  them out to the highway.  One of ihe firemen who had  had lo pass thc burning building  on his way to the fire hall  described Ihe scene at that  time as being completely out of  control and was surprised that  they had been able to contain  it in short order.  Teachers give support  At thc general membership  meeting of February 14, thc  Sechelt Teachers' Association  voted unanimously to support  Carol Dulyk to gain reinstatement to her position as teller at  the Imperial Bank of Commerce.  Alter hearing a report on the  situation involving Ms Dulyk  the teachers expressed concern  over Ihe wage differentials between men and women employees, and the lack of promotion  opportunities for women in  banks. A number of teachers  have had past experience as  bank workers and related Ihat  working conditions were generally poor.  The greatest concern, however, according to Doris Fuller.  President of the STA, was Ihat  Ms Dulyk appears lo have been  dismissed for her union activities.  "It is thc democratic right of  people to organize to better  their economic and working condition without reprisals or sanctions," Ms Fuller said. "How  can wc leach children about citizen's rights and democracy if  a respected institution denies  these basic principles lo their  employees?'  Court news  At Ihe Provincial Court held in  Sechelt on Wednesday. February  -bib. Nicholas Van Egniunt  received a seven day sentence,  lo be served intermittently  in Sechell. for driving while his  licence was under suspension.  Clement Martcl was fined $250  for driving wilh no insurance.  Two minors were given $100  tines for being found in possession of alcohol and John  Woods also received a $100  fine for refusing to reveal to  the coutt the identity of a person who had stolen his automobile.  On Thursday February 16,  two men were found guilty of  driving with a blood alcohol  level of over .08. Wayne Avery  was fined $900, and Raymond  Cox $500.  GVFD  The officer slate for Ihe Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department  has been announced for 1078.  Fire Chief will be Carl Homer  with Mel Buckmaslcr as Ihe  Assistant Chief. Captains will  be Dick Kannigcr and Cliff  Mahlnian. and Ian Harding and  Doug Carmichacl will be thc  Lieutenants.  The Training Officer for 1978  for thc Gibsons Fire Department  will be Bob Glcdson wilh Dan  Devlin as Secretary, Ken  Devlin as Secretary. Ken Fiedler  as Chairman. Blair Kennel in  charge of Publicity, and Stan  Turner as Club Manaucr.  Sechelt and Killam  At hist Wednesday's Seehelt  Council meeting Alderman Morgan Thompson read a prepared  statement explaining remarks  he had made concerning the  eouneil's dispute with Mr. Killam  at a previous meeting, and apologising tor any misunderstandings  which had arisen from thc remarks. Mr. Killam had not arrived at the meeting at (his point  and there was no discussion on  the matter. The issue is at  present in the hands of both  parties' solieitors.  On Mr. Killam's arrival he  presented his plans lor ihe development of his property adjacent to the Seehelt Building  Supply complex. There were  several points of contention between Killam and the Council  related to (he land usage under  its present zoning. The two main  issues were Ihe si/e of the recreation area alloted for the  apartments and the long standing argument on the site of (he  lumber storage area.  In a memorandum from the  Regional Board, dated February  15th, the same date as the  Council meeting, the Regional  Planning Director Robytl Addison  outlined some of her findings  which she fell may be useful  to Council.  In regards to the lumber yard,  she felt that, "thc proposal as  presented is not simply legitimizing a nonconforming use  but seeks an extension of an  illegal use in lot A", and suggested that the storage area  be confined to lots K and 25,  while lot A should be made to  conform with the Commercial  Industrial zoning guidelines.  The communique also pointed  out that the high density shown  on the plans did not allow  sufficient area for parking requirements, and questioned "thc  advisability of such a dense  mixing of various uses".  Although (he Regional Board  had not been able to discuss  the matter with the Village Planner, Doug Roy, its recommendations were that a land use  contract he entered into, and (hat  the developer meet wilh the  Village Planner to discuss revisions to lhc proposal.  Mayor Nelson suggested that  the meeting between Mr. Killam  and thc planner he held before  the next Council meeting and a  report he prepared for presentational lhal lime.  Ihe lease tor the Arts Council  is mm close lo being finalized,  'Ihe   only   amendment   required  the   adjacent   land   as   a   public  works compound.  At the next meeting on March  1st. Alderman Kolihas will be  standing in for Mayor  Nelson   when   he   is  on   holiday  Gibsons  Marina  At meetings held last week  the Standing Committee of the  Gibsons Council to investigate  the possibility of a marina for  Gibsons Harbour held meetings  with interested parties lasl week  in the village of Gibsons. The  Committee consisls of Alderman  Larry Trainor and fed Hume  and appointees Commodore Ian  Morrow and Terry Amiel,  The committee let it be known  thai the Department of fisheries  will be making an economist,  Philip A.Ebcy, available on a  full-time basis for the time being  and are considering the Gibsons  Wharf as a possible model  project.  The plan calls for a three  hundred-and-fifiv boat facility  behind a concrete breakwater  in the middle of Gibsons Harbour which would he primarily  designed for pleasure boats  t   permanent   moorage.  Pender Broadway Night  ance are advised lo arrive early  for the show.  Community  The Grade Four Bubble Gum Blowing Contest was coming to an end.  The hell was imminent.  Keith Norris was going for the last big one when the bell rang and thai did it.  Pholo bv Bob Cotter  Pender Harbour Community  Band will present a Broadway  Night on February 22nd, that's  this coming Wednesday, in thc  Madeira Park Elementary School  Activity Room starting at 7:30  P.M.  Participating in the Broadway  Night will be Ihe Pender Harbour  Community Band, Ihe Madeira  Park Elementary School Stage  Band, and the Pender Harbour  Community Choir.  Thc program to be presented  will consist of all Broadway  hits including works from Fiddler on thc Roof, Chorus Line.  Porg'y and Bess, and Paint  Your Wagon. Admission will  be by silver collection.  Because of thc limited seating  Ihose interested in this perform  At a well-attended meeting of  the Pender Harbour Community  Club which was held on January  28th, a new executive for thc  upcoming year was elected. Cory  Penson was elected President;  Les Hewitt, Secretary; Gordon  Liddlc, Treasurer; Blanche  Perecca, Ernie Lee, Roxanna  Gilbon, Kim Rcid. Barbara  Simkins, Dcilta Edwardson,  Jack Heidema, Vi Tyncr, Kay  White were named to thc executive.  ��� The present executive congratulates  thc  outgoing   executive  We've heard about the dog catcher, and there was talk of a cat catcher, bul does this mean  thai F.lson is even more versatile than we thought?  to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday Coast News, February 21,1978.  lilt fill  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday by Glassford Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  Editor-John Burnside  Advertising - Penny Christian  Advertising / Reporter - Bruce M. Wilson  Advertising /Photographer - Ian Corrance  Receptionist / Bookkeeper - M. M. Laplante  Typesetting - Cynthia Christensen  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.  ��'  The Olbeone marina  The question of a marina in Gibsons  Harbour is one which has already stirred  some controversy, The proponents of  Ihe marina say that the village cannot  except at ils peril continue to ignore  progress. Those who oppose a marina  say that they came here lo live in a rural  quiel and have no wish to see it transformed into an offshoot of the city. Both  groups are motivated, wc believe, by a  real affection for this place.  The fact of the matter is, of course,  thai change is inevitable and is taking  place all around us. To try to pretend  otherwise is akin to burying one's head  in the sand. Further, at the present  moment lhc change, the growth is  taking place in a very uneven fashion.  Because of thc development of the upper  village and the crucial lack of parking  in the lower village there is a serious  imbalance in the growth pattern of the  whole.  Nor is it in the interest of the lower  area alone that this imbalance be corrected. In thc long run the village of  Gibsons will have to function as an organic whole. It is not in the long range  benefit of anyone if the lower village  become something akin to a ghost town.  Already empty store fronts are beginning  to appear like so many rotten teeth in  the mouth of the lower village. A healthy  and viable waterfront is an absolute  necessity if the village of Gibsons is  to retain ils identity and its character.  At the present time it is being sadly  hampered not only by the lack of parking  for automobiles but also by the lack of  moorage and docking facilities for  water traffic. Commercial fishermen  complain bitterly about the congested  conditions at thc Government Wharf.  Not to put in a marina will not mean  that this problem will go away. Eventually if things don't improve it will be the  commercial fishermen who go away in  search of a better harbour and if they  do thev will take with  them the  half  John Daly  Elsewhere in this paper a fine tribute  is paid to John Daly by the people hc  lived among but perhaps a stranger  who knew him too slightly and too  briefly could be allowed a few words  of respectful observation. Every so often  in one's life one comes across a man or  a woman who. measured by any yardstick is exceptional. John Daly was such  a one. His house was crammed full of  good hooks; his head with ideas; his heart  with hope.  The sign carved on his home near  Garden   Bay  said.   "Put   vour  faith   in  humanity, not in gods or $". It was a  creed by which John Daly lived. In the  stormy night of human affairs where  dangerous reefs wait everywhere threatening the destruction of mankind this  Pender Harbour fisherman was a beacon  of steadfast hope and aspiration. He  cared and cared deeply; he believed and  believed steadfastly that the human spirit  would prevail and in so doing made  manifest the words of the poet that an  honest man is the noblest work of God.  To know him, even briefly, was to be  enriched.  from the files of Coast Hbm  a million dollars annually that they  bring into this area. Everyone, up and  down the hill would note the absence of  that money.  In the case of pleasure craft the situation is serious also. We are told that at  yacht clubs all over the Lower Mainland  signs are posted advising members  not to travel to Gibsons because of the  lack of moorage and the total absence  of showers and washroom facilities.  There may be those who say that this is  good because now we won't be bothered  but this would seem to be a short-sighted  position. If the village is going to be a  viable entity it must have an economic  life. It must be able to support at least  some of its young people so that they  are not automatically driven from home  unless they want to live with virtually  chronic unemployment. It must be able  to support some cultural activities. Man  does not live by scenery alone. Commerce is the life blood of civilization.  The challenge of civilized man particularly in the last decades of the twentieth  century is to encourage that commerce  without destroying the environment  which is the home of civilization.  It is the opinion, after some soul-  searching, of this newspaper that the  proposed marina in its present form is  a valiant and honest effort to redeem  both of these concerns. The lower village must be revitalized. Surely no one  wants to see it a ghost village. Already  the lack of a drug store is being seriously  felt by old age pensioners in the Bay  area. If the trend is not to continue  then steps must be taken immediately.  It behooves the residents of the village  to think the matter over carefully and if  they conclude that the drift of the lower  village into economic non-viability  should be reversed then the marina proposal which aims to do that deserves  some earnest and open minded consideration.  5 YEARS AGO  Faced with a vote of censure for failing lo observe proper procedure in affairs  between teachers and the school board,  three members of thc Sechelt Teacher's  Association executive have resigned.  They are President Virginia Douglas,  Vice-President Ian Jacobs, and Treasurer Mike Seymour.  Fire discovered al about 4 a.m. Tuesday resulted in a complete demolition  of Ihe building which housed the Red  Rooster Cafe on thc Highway in Davis  Bay.  10 YEARS AGO  The last of the tribal basket makers  and grand old lady of Sechelt Indian  Village. Ellen Paul,'died, aged 82. The  Ferry strike kept many relatives from  attending thc funeral held in Our Lady  of Lourdes Church,  15 YEARS AGO  Representatives of three Chambers of  Commerce from Pender Harbour, Sechelt and Gibsons have approved the  opening of a road to the Skookumchuck  as a major tourist attraction, the road  from  Port   Mellon  to  Squamish  and  a  breakwater at Sechelt to encourage more  small boats lo travel up coast with  greater safety.  20 YEARS AGO  Gibsons Landing gets authorization  from Ottawa for a breakwater and  floats. The Commissioners were enthused by the prospect of obtaining a  breakwater.  25 YEARS AGO  Flu bug bites! This little demon has  taken its toll of teachers as well as students. Mr. Clark was the first one to  spend a few days at home in bed with  it. Them Mr. Peterson, and Mrs. Glass-  ford and Mr. Truman took their turns.  30 YEARS AGO  Silver Grille Service Station ad:  Bolts Are Cheap- You cannot help the  road conditions. Our sincere advice to  you as motorists is to drop pressure of  your front tires in half. This will offset the terrible punishment the front  axle and mechanism have to stand.  It is cheaper to buy and repair tires  rather than incur expensive repair bills  and tear out bolts and rivets until road  conditions are improved.  Progress Studio. Granville Street, Vancouver, about 1920. Widower Jake Hintsa poses with son Laurie and daughter Lena. When, in  1905, there seemed to be no future in Sointula, the Finnish colony  settlement established on Malcolm Island in 1901, the Hintsas.  along with the Wilanders, Pehkonens, Wircns. Heinos, Wilkmans,  and other families, trekked to the tableland above Gibson's Landing  and worked to establish new homes here. While Alfred Ruis arranged talks, choral singing, and dramatic performances in an attempt to retain the Finnish language and culture, Jake Hintsa  became involved in the education system in his newly adopted  settlement asa;#<jhool ttustec, The<iMarxist Socialist beliefs of Jake  and other FipnlsfJ piqneeYS'tif his generation helped to establish the  Elphinstone Cooperative Store, the Howe Sound Cooperative Canning Association, the Elphinstone Cemetery, and the Howe Sound  Farmers' Institute. They also contributed to the formation of the  Cooperative Commonwealth Federation political movement, and they  imbued their community with a free-thinking philosophy, signs of  which can still be discovered by scratching the surface of any of the  majority of present-day citizens. Photo courtesy Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum. L. K Peterson  Musings  John Burnside  This would purport to be a  tribute to a dead horse. It's a  horse 1 never met, only read  about some twenty years ago.  1 don't know if you would say  that hc was a famous horse.  For many years I told lhc slory  of this horse lo people who'd  never heard of him and 1 could  sec that they thought 1 was  making him up.  Please understand me, I never  blamed them for this. I am by  no means certain that the horse  deserves to be famous. In fact.  I had reconciled myself years  ago to thc idea that, unsuccessful  in a most demanding business,  hc had gone off to thc glue  factory years and years ago.  But a couple of years ago I came  across reference to his name in  a column on the sports page and  I realized Ihat lie was remembered by at least a few.  Then, just a few weeks ago.  in the sports pages was a kind  of obituary notice for him.  He had just died in Tennessee  or Kentucky or some similar  horse heaven at thc age of  twenty-three. 1 believe hc dropped dead or was found dead in  his stall the day after leading  the town's annual parade which  hc had done for many, many  years.  The only reference given in  the notice of his passing concerning his sports career was that  he had been co-favourite with Tim  Tarn in the Kentucky Derby  in 1957 but that he had finished  ninth and dead last about forty  lengths behind the winner. Does  anyone know of any other horse  whose main claim to sports  fame would appear to be that  he finished dead last and a  long way behind, in thc Kentucky  Derby yet, whose passing was  noted twenty years later in thc  sports   pages   of  a   large   city  newspaper several thousands  miles west of anywhere he had  ever been? Ah. but this was no  ordinary horse, my friends.  His name was Silky Sullivan  and hc was a great red horse  rivalling Secretariat in size and  appearance and yes, possibly  even in ability. What made  Silky different was that he  wouldn't run, couldn't be made  to run unless he felt like il. He'd  never cause anybody any trouble.  He'd just coast along well behind  pveryonc else at three-quarter  speed, think his horsey thoughts  and enjoy himself. On some  great days, like lhc aforementioned Kentucky Derby, he'd  leave the gate dead last and  slay dead last to lhc end and  give absolutely no indication that  hc could run at all.  Of course, thc aslutc among  us will have realized already  that no horse gets to be the  co-favourite in thc Kentucky  Derby who finishes last in all  his races; and the truth of the  matter is that sometimes Silky  did decide to run and he was  truly awesome. I don't think  he ever came to the decision  early in thc race. Sometimes  he made his decision to get interested too late and finished  three lengths behind having  made up about forty in the  homestretch. Sometimes he  made up his mind in time and  came storming from behind  in a blur of equine inconquer-  ability to register some of the  most incredible come from behind victories ever recorded.  I'm sure that they tried all  manner of jockeys on him but  it seemed to make absolutely  no difference. No one could  gct Silky to run unless Silky  felt like it. Now thoroughbred  stallions with characteristics  such  as   these   are   not   often  allowed to go to stud. These  surely are nol Ihe characteristics racehorse owners want in  their beasts and yet Silky went  to stud. One would have thought  that some irate owner or trainer  would have taken a gun to the  wayward bundle of unfulfilled  potential, rather than to keep  him on honoured creature and  bring him out to lead thc town  parade each year. And what of  lhc rare equanimity of thc highbred racer which allowed him to  hc able lo lead a parade. I bel  hc thought the parade was all  for him.  Silky Sullivan first came to  my attention when his antics  began to hit the pages of thc  sports departments of North  America while hc was racing  as a three-year-old a few races  before Ihe Kentucky Derby.  I was never really sure what  it was about Silky Sullivan that  appealed lo mc but Ihe appeal  was immediate and long lasting.  I'm still puzzled about why  Silky Sullivan left such an indelible mark on my teenage consciousness. There is something  attractive about an aimiable  maverick and Silky was certainly  that. With malice toward none  he did exactly what he pleased  and just when it pleased him.  There is something magnificent  and thrilling about his incredible  come from behind victories and  I suppose what makes him attractive is some kind of compilation of thc two. 1 have no doubt  that he learned as a frisky two-  year-old before he went to the  races that he was the biggest  and the fastest horse around and  saw no reason to be forever  proving it.  Now while the combination  of colour and ability is a winning  one   I   hove   the   feeling   that  Slings 8c Arrows  George Matthews  Word has it that Mrs. Berger  is actually going to take me up  on my ridiculous and unchiv-  olrous challenge. One would  have hoped she had more sense.  It brings to mind the words of  a feminist author, "honor is a  luxury women connot Afford".  No one would think ony less of  the dear lady if she were to show-  good sense and withdraw gracefully. It's not that 1 wouldn't  mind meeting the gentle soul  but I'm genuinely concerned  that perhaps she doesn't understand what she's getting into.  I'm convinced she's in good  shape. All that funny food and  skipping and bouncing around  the gymnasium is bound to  count for something. A long distance run however is a feal  of a different order. It requires  an effort of the most strenuous  and painful kind.  Most people can't run more  than about 10 kilometres. Their  feet, legs. hips, lungs and brains  are not prepared for it. Ten  kilometres of pounding on paved  roads will completely wreck even  the fittest body. The feet are  the first to go. After about  five kilometres the bottoms of  the feet breok out into massive  blisters. It becomes o supreme  test of the will to even walk let  alone run. Thc back of thc heels  are the first to go, then the pads  of thc toes. I know what I'm  talking about. I run those long  distances all thc time.  After the feet become worn  raw, thc legs start to give out.  Thc body is not built to take  constant pounding on hard  surfaces. When you run, the  heel strikes the ground first. In  order to save Ihe legs you have  to run on your toes while going  up a steep hill. After about fifteen kilometres however, physical  exhaustion becomes a factor so  that the toes will no longer support the weight of the body.  When this happens the heel  slorts to come down first. On a  sleep hill for ten minutes this  means that the leg muscles get  stretched an extra two or three  inches. At the top of the hill  the legs become so painfully  cramped that runners have been  known to collapse.  If a runner has the mental  discipline lo cope with the  pain of leg cramps, the next  danger comes from the hip  joints. Eoch foot strikes the  blocktop every second. After  after about 2 hours the jarring of  the hip joints begins to take its  toll. People ignorant of the dangers have been known to be  crippled for life. Permanent  damage to joints in the form of  rheumatism ond arthritis are  almost unavoidable. Even the  finely tuned machine that is my  own body is beginning to show  the tell tale signs of sixteen years  of pounding over highways.  Oxygen efficiency goes without  saying. The sore aching muscles  of legs, arms ond shoulders  need a constant supply of oxygenated blood.  The most critical part of the  body however is the head.  Strangely enough the most  difficult port of running for  (wo hours is thc intense boredom  thol sets in. Thc humon mind  is not meant to deal with long  periods of one simple, mind  numbing task. Most people  give in out of sheer tedium.  The mind must be trained and  disciplined to deal with this  problem.  I'd really hate to see Mrs.  Bergcr subjected to this kind of  torture. When we see the Boston  Marathon on T.V. we see the  thousands who start and the hundreds who finish. What we don't  see are the crippled, maimed and  broken bodies strewn along  thc course.  I'm certainly not trying to  frighten Mrs. Berger. What she  docs to her own body is her  business. If she is resolved  to persist in this folly, I have some  training hints which may help.  First toughen up the feet. I  soak my feet in brine at least  an hour a night and avoid shoes  whenever possible. For the leg  muscles. 1 train in specially  built shoes with supports which  raise thc balls of thc feet about  two inches above the heel.  This stretches lhc muscles in  thc backs of the legs and assures maximum flexibility.  Lots of running of course. 1  recommend two hours a doy,  three days a week on hard  surfaces and one day a week  on sand or beach stones. If  dry, run barefoot.  Finally, cat some decent grub,  lots of steaks and potatoes, peas,  carrots, spinach.  The suggestion has been made  that the contest be held during  the Timber Days festivities.  While Ihis throws a wrench  into my training program, and  I'll now have lo be careful not  to peak too quickly, it seems a  reasonable suggestion. As for  now, I'd belter get back to my  training.  beyond the bare  beyond the bars  a patch <;/sunlight  Jading fast  in lite lush green grass  outside the wire  beyond the shotgun-guarded fence  some trees, a lake  a city  blue mountains in the distance  beyond ihe mountains  &Z*. sea and islands  it; MjeSvfcj:   j?. "'.)' home my people  <^g*fT^5 J. <���J'mothty���ebmiee "  jiicic.D��yey  there was something else about  Silky Sullivan, the intangible  and unobvious, which made me  remember him. For example,  1 found myself making reference  to him in competitive situations  which seemed hopelessly lost.  When the outlook for victory  seemed to be at the bleakest  possible I would say to myself  or to others "Did you ever hear  of Silky Sullivan?" Then I would  recount the tale and the moral  of my recounting was always that  however bleak the situation  seemed to be victory was always  possible.  What finally appealed to me  about Silky Sullivan was that  at no point did it ever occur  to him that he couldn't win if  he wanted to. Forty lengths  behind the finest and fittest running horses in the world and  Silky Sullivan knew he could  catch them. He didn't always  do it but he always knew he was  a winner. And who among us  when we consider his honoured  end after a dignified and pampered life can say that he was  wrong.  IrtMMBMMMMH Letters to the Editor  Coast News, February 21,1978.  Support  Editor:  This is a joint statement of  support for Carol Dulyk and the  United Bank Workers Union  from Gibsons Local #21 and Pender Harbour Local #16 of the  United Fishermen and Allied  Workers Union.  After reviewing the facts in the  dispute between SORWUC  United Bank Worker member  Carol Dulyk and thc Bank of  commerce we could only draw  the conclusion Corel was loid  off because of her union activities  Because bonk workers are not  organized it forces Ihem to work  without o contract or rights to  protect them, Rights enjoyed  by oil workers working under  Union Contracts. Bonk workers  represent thc largest group of  unorganized workers in Canada.  Wc, as Trade Unionists, feel it  is our duty to aid however and  whenever possible in organizing  the unorganized.  Wc condemn Ihe treatment of  Carol Dulyk by Ihe Bonk of Commerce management.  We call upon lhc Bank of Commerce management to:  L. Reinstalc Carol Dulyk immediately.  2. Slop harassment and intimidation, implied or otherwise,  of workers in their attempts  to form a union and establish  a first contract with thc Bank.  Submitted on behalf of Gibsons  Local #21 and Pender  Harbour  Local 016 of the UFAWU.  Slavko .lovick  Sec'y-Treas. Loc.f/21  Director  offended  Dear Sir:  Editing as you do a newspaper  that for the most part deals more  with fact than fancy, and therefore well serves thc population,  would you be kind enough to  reproduce the attached letter  in order that a little measure of  fact and justice prevail, and be  seen to prevail, please.  Charles Lee,  Director, Area 'C  CASA MESSINA,  Radcliffc Road,  Selma Park, B.C.  February 15, 1978  LETTER TO THE EDITOR  So you hod to do it again I  "Lee tries to go on record as for  a marina". Your report, or  misreport, said:- In fact said  Lee he and two other Directors  had supported the marina rezoning, is such a crass mistruth.  that I begin to wonder why  your reporter fell on her face  entering the meeting.  For the record, from script  written during Director Hoem-  berg's address, "1 have to correct Director Hoemberg's Statement that the board voted unanimously against the marina,  in fact five directors voted against  the marina and three abstained".  Simply put three directors abstained from voting, well aware  that an abstention counts as a  YES vote in thc sense that it is  not a CONTRARY vote, and the  reason is very simple, no tangible evidence had been put before  them upon which to register a  positive vote, and that is thc  proper and intelligent way to  represent those who in their  wisdom elected them lo office.  I later found that some very  tangible facts were in the possession of the Planner.  The fault lies in the failure of  Chairman Almond not instructing  the Secretary as to the correct  order of the vote. The mailer  was not of first consequence  until Director Hoemberg wrongly  stated that there wos a unanimous vote, and might never hove  been raised other than just another sloppy piece of work.  Your article is so stupid as to  defy belief. Ice has never said  thc board is illegal, he has and  still says Ihat IF certain premises  are not accepted then the board  is illegal etc.  Your partial reporting of the  Lawyer's letter is a companion  piece, and as you have had the  courtesy extended to you of a  full printed text on each and every  occasion, you are playing, either  by commission' or omission,  some silly little gome, perhaps  for sensationalism, to boost  the circulation of lhc Peninsula Times.  It would serve you better, and  certainly Ihe local citizenry, if  you bent your efforts to accurately  reporting facts, not fancies or  phantasies.  It is no accident, that problems  in both these matters centers  upon thc responsibility of Directors understanding upon what  they adjudicate on behalf of the  electors, ond according to thc  true International, and National  Parliamentary precepts either  cast a YES. a NO vote or for  whatever reason, obslain. Further it is the port of ihe sworn  duty uf the Chairman of the board  to ensure thot equity and accuracy arc strictly dispensed, in  this regard accuracy is not  served by quoting Lee as asking  for a full transcript of each and  every meeting, which is untrue,  hc did say that in order to check  on the accuracy of a meeting  that he discovered that a vital  piece of tape recording was  missing. Director Almond replied Ihat there "is no law  requiring tape recordings to be  made".  Charles Lee. Director Area C  i   Gibsons Public     i  ��� Library I  | Tuesday 2-4 p.m. !  ! 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Since Mr. Gibb will not now  lie down in front of a D-8 cat,  may 1 suggest hc come lie down  in the garbage, proposed for  Roberls Creek, and in turn, I'll  lie down in front of the bulldozer on lhc proposed "superhighway".  J. E. Belanger  Park Ave. RR #2  Gibsons, B.C.  And again  Editor:  Regarding the Regional District hiring Dayton & Knight to  investigate where in Roberts  Creek the new garbage dump  should be. "if the people want  it."  In the Official Roberts Creek  Community Plan, put together by  the residents of Roberts Creek,  it is recommended that Roberts  Creek support and encourage  recycling instead of the weekly  garbage pick-up. Most people  felt that every other week for  pick-up was quite adequate, and  the weekly pick-up unnecessary  and expensive. How in heck did  the Board ever think Roberts  Creek would support a garbage  dump?  Images of car wrecks, old  refrigerators and green plastic  bags strewn along the road,  dance in my head. Do those  community plans, after all these  months of meetings, discussions,  etc. influence anything the  Regional District plans or does?  Does the Regional Board read  them? Was it all for naught?  L. Lepp  Roberts Creek  Detective  Dear Sir:  It is hoped that a detective  story without murder, fraud or  other crime may be sufficiently  novel as to win space in your  paper.  There is such a story of a  Canadian Army unit that served  throughout Europe WW2. This  unit, the 65 TANK TRANSPORT  COY. RCASCwas disbanded in  Holland in 1945. Ex-members  departed for civy street in every  part of Canada and contact  between individuals was lost.  Twenty-eight years later,  two former members met in  Flin Hon, Manitoba and speculated on what had happened to  their wartime friends. It was  decided to try for some answers.  It should be noted that a 28  year old trail is a cold trail and  difficult to follow. The first  answer was a shock, a man  remembered as a happy joking  youth and unit favorite was  found dying in an Edmonton  hospita. A notice in the Legion  Magazine produced eight replies, all from the area between  Sydney, N.S. and Powell River,  B.C.(a truly generous hunting  preserve). The search became a  chain reaction as the members  when found joined in the endeavour. After some progress had  been made, the undertaking was  organized by province with exchange of information. Leads  were dredged up from memory,  unit daily orders (source Ottawa  Records), from old address  books, phone books, old photos,  etc.  Four and a half years of detective work has located 210  living ex-members and about 35  deceased out of a possible of  about 700. The search continues.  Will anyone reading this,  please check with your WW2  army acquaintances, if a 65th  man be found, please advise  him of a company reunion to  be held at North Bay, Ontario,  July 7-8-9, 1978. 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On a  superficial level, these picture?  have a good deal in common with  many civilian prison films such  as Birdman of Alcatraz, Cool  Hand Luke or the great Warner  Brothers' jaithouse epics ot  thc Thirties. In both cases,  incarcerated men (or women)  shake unwilling time and yearn  for freedom under conditions ot  privation and often, brutality.  Here the two forms diverge  however. The civilian prisoners  are there for a multiplicity ol  reasons that range from "being  framed" to committing murder while the war-prisoners  share thc single "crime" of  "being the Enemy". This gives  them a solidarity and singularity  of purpose, the civilians traditionally lack.  There have been a number of  excellent films based on the travails of thc men taken captive  in this grimmest of all idealogical  clashes. Who can forget Alec  Guinness as thc unbreakable  British colonel in Bridge On The  River Kwai? Or William Holden  running his endless scams and  angles in Stalag 17. Other  sterling movies on this theme  that spring to mind are The  (ireat Escape with Steve McQueen, and his cronies pulling  their incredible mass-break, or  The Wooden Horse, another more  modest but equally-gripping  film. But by far Ihe most im-  impressivc treatment of the  subject is not in a-movie at all.  It is in a twenty-six-episode  British television series entitled  Colditz. (Evidently thc series  was based in part on a 1957  film called The Colditz Story  which I haven't seen but which  wasn't, by all accounts, panic-  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  ularly outstanding.) Colditz,  of course, is the massive German  fortress, designated by Hitler  early in the War as a place of  confinement for officers of several nationalities, with significant escape records. In addition  to a large British contingent.  Polish. French and Dutch prisoners were also held there.  1 approached the series initially  with considerable scepticism.  While the premise might he sufficient to carry a feature film.  I failed to see how it could he so  drastically extended without  becoming grindinglv monotonous, terminally depressing  or both. Amazingly, Colditz  manages to avoid either of these  pitfalls. This is due to extremely  well-written scripts that stress  believable situations and fully-  realized characters. It is also  due. as with most British productions, to flawless casting and  acting, down to the humblest  bit part.  Colditz (much of the footage  seems to have been filmed in the  actual castle) is a huge, brooding  place, a stern relic of earlier  times. It appears to be virtually  escape-proof and the Germans  have picked it for this reason.  But they have no accurate structural plan of the castle. The place  is a warren of bricked-up passageways and disused sewer-  systems. Through these chinks  in thc armour of the ancient  fortress, the ingenious prisoners  plot constantly to achieve freedom. The bulk of thc episodes  revolve around the theme of  escape and some of the postulated methods are imaginative  indeed.    (One group is actually  "REMEMBERING ROBERTS CREEK"  New Book. Just Arrived.  190 pages. 50 photos. $6.95  -Order now From -  Mr. C.Merrick  886-9863  Mr. T.Walton  886-7297  Miss E.Harrold  885-346*..  constructing a glider in a hidden  attic.) It is a constant game of  cat and mouse with captor and  captive doggedly trying to  anticipate each other's next  move. The tension in thc best  segments sometimes builds  to an almost-unbearable pitch  worthy of Hitchcock at his nerve  tingling besl.  Complex interpersonal relationships between the German  officers and their charges as  well as between themselves,  provide much of the fascination  of Ihis scries. There are a good  number of continuing characters  hut several pivolal figures predominate. Certainly, one of the  most-important is the Commandant, a career Wermachl officer  played by Bernard Hepton. He  is a man of greal fairness who  abides scrupulously by the  Geneva Convention and has considerable respect for the dignity of his prisoners. Stern on  occasion bul never ruthless,  he harbours the secret misgivings of many of his class about  thc Hitler regime. His chief  security-officer is a sinister-  looking, hatchet-faced man  called Ullman (Hans Meyer)  who seems at first glance to be  thc typical sadist from every  thirdratc war-movie you ever  saw. Ullman. however, is no  stereotype either. A former  accountant, he juggles the probability-statistics of escape and  performs his role like a chessplayer, in a highly-civilized'  manner. He shares many of  his superior's feelings in regard  to thc Nazi lunatic-fringe.  Thc British contingent around  which, most of the key action  centres, is under the command of  Colonel Preston, skillfully underplayed by .lack Hedley, (If there  is sueh a thing as a "typically  English face" Hedley certainly  has it.) Preston is totally dedicated lo promoting escape-  attempts but also in maintaining  a tolerable relationship with the  Germans. Il is a highly-tricky  position to maintain. Some of  ; lhc confrontations between  ! Preston and Ihe Commandant  .ace���niatveJlously     carried-off  with the Englishman appealing  to the other's innate decency  and frequently winning his  points.  The two "name" actors in the  series are Robert Wagner and  David McCallum, both much  better served here than in the  lightweight roles with which  they are all too frequently  saddled. Wagner plays Lt.Phil  Carrington, a Yank with the  R.A.F. prior to Pearl Harbour  who has had thc misfortune  to be shot down. Simon Carter,  played by McCallum, is also  an R.A.F, officer who has arrived  at Colditz under similar circumstances. The two give sincere  and convincing performances,  particularly McCallum who appears in most of the episodes.  The series covers most of the  span of World War Two but until  the final episodes, that conflict  remains very much in the background. Colditz is an island:  a microcosm, separated by its  high walls from the bloody  uproar that is shaking the civilized world. The first couple  of segments deal with the establishment of the prison and the  arrival of the initial captives.  The British under Preston,  establish an escape-committee  almost immediately and begin  exploring possibilities. There  are a number of unsuccessful  attempts. In one of these a  desperate Scotsman who has  received a Dear Jock letter,  is shot to death on the wire outside the walls. In another.Pres-  ton receives simultaneously,  the news of his wife's death in  an air-raid along with the ironic  information, that he has been  awarded the D.S.C. Worried  about his children, he joins a  group that is attempting to  break out through a tunnel.  They are betrayed by a supposedly-bribed guard and Preston is put up for court-martial.  The Commandant later rescinds  the order when he learns of the  British officer's loss.  In a crucial two-part episode,  Phil Carrington, along with three  other men, makes a successful  breakout over the steep castle  roofs by night. After a hair-raising journey by train and foot,  during which they are almost  apprehended by the Gestapo.  Carrington and his partner makjc  it across the border to neutral  ����******��*��^*��*********************  Ellingham's  Astrology  Week commencing February 20.  General   Notes:       Astrological  conditions begin lo improve  al  Twilight Theatre  Moviegoers are in for a couple  of treats this week as a couple  of most promising film treats  arc scheduled for Ihe Twilight  Theatre. The firsl of these is  Oh God. a comedy for general  distribution which stars George  Burns and John Denver.  In the movie God comes to  earth to have His Word spread  by a young man who looks  remarkably like singer John  Denver. God himself looks just  like George Burns. The film  was directed by Carl Reiner and  its satirical jibes at man's refusal to accept the reality of God  and jibes at television and  religion many times hit the mark.  The film is excellent fare for  the whole family and will play  the Twilight Wednesday through  Saturday. February 22-25.  Recent acting sensation Al  Pacino is the star of the second  offering of the week,Bobby  Deerfield, a moving love story  played out against the background of high-speed Grand  Prix Formula One racing drama.  The title role allows Pacino to  star in  his first  romantic role,  that of an American cxpatrlol  who believes Ihat feelings are  what make other people so vulnerable. During Ihe course of  ihe film hc meets an uninhibited  girl who, terminally ill herself, teaches Deerfield how to  live,  At Ihe celebrated tract at Le  Mans, France. Director Sydney  Pollack assembled a do/en Formula One cars, drivers, and  teams, plus alt the back-up  equipment, irack officials, and  technical advisers necessary lo  simulate races in Belgium and  Spain. Looking like luxury  yachts on wheels, thc fifty-foot  trailers came from all over  Europe to provide the background  for the poignant love story of  :he emotionless racing driver  and the haunting girl from  Florence.  , Bobby Deerfield is a moving  love story filmed against the  background of highly dramatic,  high-speed racing and it will  be shown at Ihe Twilight Theatre  on just three evenings - Sunday  through Tuesday, February  2b-28.  ������������������������������������������������*���  *  *   * The BeachComber *  �� Motor Inn J  ���������������������*���������������*������������  Switzerland and freedom. The  other two men are eventually  recaptured and one is seriously  wounded in the process. The  mass-escape comes to the ears  of Hitler himself who is predictably apoplectic. Tighter  security is ordered immediately  and to this end, a new and  truly-fanatical officer appears  on the scene to act as the Commandant's second-in-command.  Major Mohn (Anthony Valentine)  is a war hero, wounded on the  Russian front; a devout Nazi  who has met Hitler and venerates him. Hc institutes a reign  "of repression and harrassment  'and-is-universally loathed. Fortunately for the prisoners, the  Commandant dislikes Mohn  also and nips many of his more-  excessive practices in the bud.  The War begins to draw to a  close. Phil Carrington, now  serving with the Invasion force,  is recaptured along with an American colonel played by Dan  O'Herlihy. The Allied Forces  roll inexorably towards the fortress-prison. Major Mohn,  realizing at last that thc War  is lost, attempts to ingratiate  himself with the prisoners  to insure leniency from the  liberators, but his ruthless practices have earned him the hatred  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds at Campbell's  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  of every man in the place. Finally, hc attempts lo blackmail  the Commandant himself and is  relieved of his duties. Donning  civilian clothes, he flees Ihe  prison like a rat from a sinking  ship.  Now the sounds of battle  become audible to the jubilant  prisoners. Their jubilance is  dampened somewhat when the  advancing Americans, thinking  Colditz a military fortification,  begin lo shell the castle. Both  the demoralized Germans and  their captives are forced to  seek safety in Ihe cellars until  this error is rectified.  Finally thc long ordeal is  over. American troops enter  the castle lo deafening cheers  from thc liberated prisoners.  The American officer in charge,  having recently seen a death-  camp, is ready to shoot the  Commandant and Ullman out of  hand bul Preston intervenes  on their behalf, citing Ihat by  and large, they have behaved  humanely. In the final scene.  Preston, thc last prisoner out ol  thc gate, turns and takes one  parting look al Ihe grim old  pile. His expression is inscrutable. Then lie shrugs and puts  Colditz and its dark memories  behind him.  WESTERSUND CHEMISTS  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off point for COAST  NEWS Classified Ads.  last. Jupiter returns lo direct  motion bringing with il more  workable opportunities. Mars  does ihe same next month when  we will nil feel our various  affairs beginning to move al a  more cnvlgornting and encouraging pace, lusl a few more weeks  lowaii for thai green light.  Meanwhile. Ibis month's lull  Moon falls in Vire" "I"'1*' "  opposes Venus m Pisces. Ever;  one will he lalkme about hospitals ami their old operation  soars   Wail and see.  Mcrcur> makes helpful as  peels lo bolh Jupiter and Saturn  Indicating a period ot sound  common sense and good indue  ment. Ilns is the week t" sign  those Importnni documents.  Good luck tu all.  ARIESIMareh 21-April l��l  You're concerned with health  and employment mutters. Overindulgence could trigger minor  health upsets so Mick to ih.it  diet. Giving in t" easily on lhc  work scene could undermine  the respect others have had lor  vou. Productive short journeys  and encouraging messages  begin lo restore optimism, listen  to an old friend's advice.  TAURUS|Aprll20-May2ll)  Social life improves rapidly as  new acquaintances become firm  friends and decide lo stay. A  fascinating encounter ensures  you another memorable weekend.  Now's lhc lime lo revitalize  ambitious financial ventures.  Prepare to discuss career plans  seriously.  GEMINI|Mav 2I-Junc2l)  Jupiter, still in vour sie.ii.  presents vou wilh vet another  opportunity to boost your position. Remember nothing ventured, nothing gained. Longdistance communications should  be considered above all. Those  close lo von resent vour being  over-protective around the home,  CANCER(Junc 22-July22|  Emphasis is on scntimenlal  journeys and heart-warming messages. Others vvon'l lie able lo  resist your charm al an upcoming  social event. Ionises in skills  improvement and higher education seem worlhwiitlc'. Vou  should now have your financial  affairs organized more efficiently.  LKOIJul} 23-Aug.22|  Focus falls on financial obligations and completing deals.  Don't   he   loo   soli.       Despile  <TWILIGHT  (THLATREd  .      886-2827 GIBSONS      ,  Ladles Night Wed. 8:00 -10:00  COMING February 20th - 25th  FOR HIS RETURN ENGAGEMENT THE ONE AND ONLY  ���   MR. CARLOS ���  *  *  *  *  *  If He could do  His number  on the Red Sea...  and bring the  championship to  the'69Mets...  why should It  be so hard to  believe He's  back again?  Wed.,Thurs.,  Fri., Sat.  Feb. 22, 23, 24, 25  8:00 p.m.  lhc('.oiljallwnScrp'ui  Don Datf Afternoon  Sotr.lhcino'sin Ion:  _  , j., _  Sun., Mon., Tues.,  muBLW   Feb. 26, 27, 28  8:00 p.m.  unusual domestic rearrangements, a sensible agreement with  loved ones can be guaranteed  at last. Quell a strong urge lo  overspend on luxuries.  VIRGO(Aug,23-Scpl.22|  As i lose associates begin to  understand your viewpoints.  relationships improve rapidly.;  Vour superior ideas are praised  and utilized successfully on the  employment scene. Expccl early-  week travel plans lo be changed  abruptly.  LIBRA(Sepl.2J.Oct.23|  Venn is mi health and employment. Visits io hospitals  and those in si elusion will lie  tedious but necessary, Requests  arc received favorably "ii lhc  w,iik scene. \i lost, long-dis-  lance communications give vou  the long .ivv.iilcd green light.  A short lime being alone will  prove mon rewarding ihan  anticipated. I xpeel sudden con  icrn over d.iv io-d.iv expenses,  SCORPIO(Ocl.24-Nov.22|  Sew friends and acquaintances  should accelerate vour social life  to a more stimulating pace. Don't  overdo it. lhc unattached again  have difficulty making a choice.  Hut how exciting. Real estate  documents should he signed without further delay. Nov.'Mh  Scorpios feel downright rebellions,  SAGITTARIUS  INm:23-Dcc.21)  I ocils is on domestic bliss ���  simplv silling around assessing  one's posilion, reputation, and  making plans for further successes. I ell someone close lo  von lo taki advanlugc ol fresh  opportunity Partnership affairs  improve suddenly so sign important documents now.  CAPRIC()RN|Dce.22-Jnnl'J|  |:inphasis is soil "u happy  messages Irom both near and  far. i nurses in philosophy,  religion, .nut continuing education   will   seem   worthwhile   lo  many.   Ideas p irward on lhc  work scene "ill brine, eventual  financial benefits, An old ac  quaiiuancc arrives on the scene  uncxpeeiedlv on February  22nd.  AQUARIUS(Jiin.20-Mar.2(l|  I lie spotlight  is on  vou  and  .il Had iv  inn  Because  around \  dale on!  everyone wants to pc  ou. be sure lo aeeomnio  . lhc inosl genuine .id  A long-distance tues-  ,eals an unexpected  \nv domestic re-  ion in.iv now be re-  iili confidence.  Roberts Creek history  Another link in the stor\ of  the Sunshine Coasl was added on  Tuesday, February l-lih when (he  first carton containing thc new  honk Kerne inhering Roberts  Creek, was opened al a simple  ceremony, at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. C.Merrick.  The honk contains I40 pages,  about 50 photographs and sketches, three maps and commences  with an introduction by Mr.  Lester Peterson. It then continues to relate under seven headings or chapters the historical  aspects ol the area, numerous  pioneer tain. and their experiences, \aiiu,,s community  organizations and commercial  ventures thai built up Roberts  (reck. Other articles include  stories of "The Naming of Ihe  Sunshine Coast" hy pioneer  Mr. Ham Roberls; "(ougars  Were Our Neighbours" by Capt.  H.Kinsley, R.< .N.: "Mr. Han-  non's Manure Mule" by Mi.  Hubert Fvans; "Ihe Stone Oven  Mystery" and other stories of  interest from tamp Olnve to  Camp Byng.  The size of lhc book measures  6 inches by 9 inches and finished  in "sepia" lone similar to the  "Coast Chronicle" scries that  provided better photographs  and easier reading. Il should  find its way on every good book  shelf on the Sunshine Coasl  which the-book is designed to  serve. It is a quality book priced  al only S6.95 (shipping charges  extra) anil with the exception of  the final priming, was produced  entire.} on the Coast by the  "History of Roberts Creek Committee" in association with Mr.  Howard White of thc Harbour  Press. Madeira Park. For the  present, copies may be ordered  irom the following Committee  members: Mr. C.Merrick 88b-  9863; Mr. I .Walton 886-7297;  Mrs. l-na Harrnld 885-3461;  Mrs. I .Shields 886-9978 and Dr.  R.S.Woodsworth 8Kb-7519.  ONE  * DAY ONLY V  ***���*������ ���*  CLOSING OUT SALE  * 45% OFF *  EVERYTHING  SATURDAY, 25th OF FEBRUARY  STARTS AT 10 A.M.  LOWER GIBSONS Here it is. weeks have gone  by, and every time one starts  reading this column there's an  immediate plea for indulgence  on behalf of the author, usually  some lame excuse about how  he's read no hooks this week  but he's going to fill the space  anyway with treacly personal  reminiscence or addled philosophical leaky gumboot whistlings in the dark. Not this week.  I've read three good books this  week, and where my most  recent columns for this paper  have been something like three  day old spinach casseroles,  that you'd served to your dog  and still have it rejected, this  column is going to be a fresh,  tasty, light and scrumptious literary souffle of words, with  nuances of tastes skillfully  blended with the pungent aroma  of heady intellectual thought.  Reprints of this column may  still be obtained while thc supply  lasts.  The first of thc three books  1 read was Alden Nowlon's  Smoked Glass, a collection of  poetry. Mr. Nowlon, from  what I can gather from his  poems,   is   a   man   of   middle  age presently living in a small  town somewhere in the east  of Canada. This is a small book  but its contents are much greater  than thc flimsy skin in which  it's wrapped. It's full of extremely powerful poems, which in  turn are full of sadness and death  and love and losing love and  births and tragedies and tiny  events made into entire worlds,  and belly-shaking laughter,  and. in short, all the things  that fill good poems. Alden  Nowlon has an eye for weather  that would do a fisherman proud.  He has an car for thc speech of  his fellows that can capture a  rhythm in the way W.B.Yeats  once could.  Nowlon writes of his small  town, and when he's done you  feel like you've been living there  since you were a child. We are  introduced to everyone, from  the poet's son, drawing a map,  who wants to know: "What  colour is Manitoba?", all the way  to the woman who works in the  chocolate factory and can play  eighteen bingo cards at once.  "Try that", she says, "and see if  it don't sweep everything else out  of your mind." We meet all the  DRUMMOND INSURANCE  HEADQUARTERS FOR  & TRAVEL INSURANCE  ���  J    Dental Block, Gibsons        886-7751  i Open Monday - Saturday  oldtimers in town, like old Tom  Long, who talks about horses:  "Father was the teamster./  drove horses all his life./It was  him that told me a horse's eyes/  is different than a man's eyes./  Horse thinks a man is fifteen  feet tall./Wasn't for that, horse  would take over/the world."  And we meet dry-as-dust professors, whom Nowlon clearly dislikes, and Luther thc town blind  man, and thc magician who  turned his wife into a puppet,  and the cattle drover, who says  of his full-grown herd of bulls:  "Of course once they start they  finish you,/...can't blame them  for thalyit's the smell of blood  that docs it."  Alden Nowlon is a damned  good poet. He's got a lot of juice  and hc shakes his fist at all the  things that need to be threatened.  His "Telephone Poem" is one  of the best in this book, and  I'll quote the first stanza of it to  end what I have to say about  Smoked Claw. "There's much  to be said for taking out/the telephone/1 tore ours off the wall  once and felt/like a fool/until the  event passed into family legend./  Since then I've never thought  about/that night/without feeling  expansive. The memory/is  enough/to make me invite friends  to dinner./Anyone who has  ever torn a telephone/out by the  roots/will know what I mean.  It enlarges/the soul."  The next book I read was the  Penguin Dictionary of Historical  Slang, a collection of slang words  from as far back as the seventeenth century. I didn't actually  read it, but I did skim through  it and came upon some thoroughly enjoyable words and  phrases, some of which were  familiar to me such as: "the  cockles of your heart" and  "fit as a fiddle" and "full of  beans" or "gadabouts", "gaffers", and "gallipots" (this  last one meaning an apothecary), and some of which were  new to mc. including various  terms of opprobrium such as  calling someone a "pig-sconce",  a "slubberdcgullion". or if he's  overweight, a "tripes and tril-  libubs". ,  Much of the Dictionary of Historical Slang is unfit for mention  in a family newspaper. It seems  that a great deal of slang consists of various words describing  portions of thc female anatomy,  or words that arc slang for thc  act of sexual intercoutse, such  as: "playing at itch-buttocks"  or having a little "jig-a-jig"  or engaging in a bit of the old  "matrimonial polka". Another  large portion of slang seems to be  devoted to the art of over-indulgence in alcoholic beverages,  and 1 was surprised to discover  that one can not only gct drunk,  one can also get: "snickered",  "sozzled", "swinny", "go out  on the fuddle" or gct totally  "tostificated". Besides these,  the dictionary also contains some  generally useful phrases that I  liked: a person who could  "argue the leg off an iron pot"  THE  WEEKEND SPECIAL  H  BAR-B-Q  0  M  E  SPARERIBS  ******** Catering ********  through winter  months  s  up to 50 people  T  E  weddings, parties, small banquets  HOURS:  Tues.-Thurs.       10:30-8:00 p.m.  A  Frl.-Sat.       10:30-10:00 p.m.  closed Monday  D  Field Road, Wilson Creek  885-2933  or a night that was as "black as  the F.arl of Hell's waistcoat",  or someone who "looked like a  dying duck in a thunderstorm".  I wish I could relate some of the  non-family newspaper ones but  right now I'm so restless I'm  "up and down like a fiddler's  elbow", "three sheets to thc  wind" and "sitting like a toad  on a chopping block".  Faber's Book of Epigrams and  Epitaphs is the third of lhc books  I read ihis week, and like the  other two. a pure distillation of  words, including those special  short poems that it took people  months to write and yet appear  as if they were tossed off in a  minute. They range on nearly  all subjects but mostly they contain that extremely dry form of  English wit that can reduce a  person lo rubble in the space of  two sentences. Here arc a few  especially good ones to close out  this review: "There arc two  miseries in human life;/to live  without a friend, and with a  wife." Or the friendly epitaph  by Belloc: "Here richly with  ridiculous display/killed by  excess was Wormwood laid  away./While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged./I  wept: for I had longed to sec  him hanged."   Belloc also pro  duced some nice lines to be engraved on sundials: "I am a  sundial. Ordinary words/Cannot  express my thoughts on birds."  And then there's that nice epitaph that seems to sum up so  much: "Life is a jest, and all  things show it./I thought so once;  but now I know it."  CBCRadio  by Maryanne West  An experiment in the use of  radio drama as a vehicle for  social commentary is broadcast  in thc first hour of Signature,  Sunday 4:05 p.m. "Who did  it then?", a 30 minute drama  focuses realistically on the lives  and conflicts of today's youth.  The action takes place in a high  school where an incident touches  off a scries of interactions between administration and students. In the second half hour  students, the writer and one of  the actors discuss the drama's  incident and relationships in the  light of their own experience.  Part II presents a BBC experiment in biography in which  Byron's character is investigated in a legal inquiry. Byron  owes his fame as much to his  life as to his writings. He broke  innumerable hearts, exercised  _Ptease turn to Page Eight  Coast News, February 21,1978. 5.  VARIETY FOODS     J  \   SNACK BAR & DELI  Ann's Coiffures  Marine Drive  (across from Co-op)  The staff of Ann's Coiffures is pleased  to announce that for your convenience  we will now be open 6 days a week. Ann,  who has been away after a lengthy leave  of absence will be returning Mondays,  Tuesdays and Fridays.  Ann, Colleen and Kim thank you all  for your past patronage and look forward  to serving you in all your hair care needs.  For your next appointment call  886-2322  Monday through Saturday  $ Herbal Teas a J  and 3  ::���  Sandwiches ������:��� J  Made to Order /  886-2936 \  Gibsons Harbour J  (TMs*'��e>��is#"a(rx��isr^<rv��srS(r%*��s��7>s>��>^s-v��^<r>l��  Can  FBDB help  you?  On Wed nesday, March 1 st  one of our representatives will be at  the Bella Beach Motel  Sechelt. Tel: 885-9561  If you require linancing lo start, modernize or  expand your business and are unable lo  obtain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or it you are interested in the  FBDB management services ol counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  c  980-6571  145West15��h Street,  North Vancouver, B. C.  Opening new doors to small business.  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Retail $669.95  OTHER MODELS AVAILABLE FROM $399.00 - $739.00  J&C ELECTRONICS  Radio Jhaek  HD AUTHORIZED SALES CENTRE  Cowrie St.,Sechelt ,B.C.  885-2568  OMM^DC  n 6. Coast News. February ?1.1978  *g-     he     xe    ^g-     Jg    -��g    -3E-  OUR NEW  SPRING LINE  HAS ARRIVED  DROP IN AND SEE  OUR ELEGANT  LADIES CLOTHING  Helen's  Fashion Shoppe  Gibsons Sechelt     BSfff  886-9941 885-9222  g  e=aa;     xc     "     ^'     a:  Basketball  by   Curry   Gniy,   Senior   Boys'  Coach  The Senior Boys' Howe Sound  Basketball Tournament will be  held this Friday and Saturday,  February 24 and 25,1978.  This year's team has been  involved in many high scoring  games where the outcome has  not been decided until thc final  few seconds. In early season  games inconsistancy has resulted  in more losses than wins. However, the players have worked  extremely hard in practises  and of late have exhibited great  desire and hustle. There is no  doubt the team has improved and  the players feci they can win it all.  Game limes Friday are as fol-  ows:  At 6:30 p.m. the tourney fav-  Instructor John Tessier puts his air brake students through their paces at the conclusion  of the recent air brake course. The examination was held at Gibsons Building Supplies.  Twenty-two complete air brake course  Twenty-two residents of thc  Sunshine Coast have just completed thc 24-hour course on  air brakes offered in the Automotive Shop at Elphinstone Secondary School through the Continuing Education Department  of School District #46.  John Tessier, the instructor,  has many years of experience  in this field. Hc is employed  by    Smithrite    of    Vancouver.  The above photo was taken  at   Gibsons   Building   Supplies  where each of the 22 students  are being run through a half  hour practical examination to  test their comprehension of thc  theory taught in thc classroom,  as well as thc practical application on thc air-equipped  vehicle.  One of the main factors stressed  throughout the course is. safety  and to this end each student  must go through a 50-item check  list from memory covering items  front turn signals to brake adjust  ments  in  order   to  qualify   for  his/her     brake     endorsement.  Special thanks is extended to  the following for donating time,  equipment and facilities making  this course possible.  The class would like to extend  their appreciation to Dave  Flumerfclt for donating his time  and expertise in helping many  of us through thc course.  Wildlife  corner  by Ian Corrancc  orite Howe Sound Chiefs from  Squamish will play thc Ts'zils  from Mt.Currie.  Then at 8:30 p.m. the Host  Cougars will be out to revenge  an early season defeat to the  Pemberton Red Devils.  Thc format of this year's tourney is a 4-tcam round robin affair. Each team will play thc  others once. Game times Saturday are:  Game #3 - 12:00 Elphinstone  vsMt. Currie  Game #4 - 3L00 Pemberton vs  Howe Sound  Game #5 - f>:00 Mt. Currie vs  Pemberton  Game Hb ��� 7:30 Elphinstone vs  Howe Sound: 9:00 p.m. approxi-  Game ttb - 7:30 Elphinstone vs  Howe Sound  Awards - 9:00 p.m. approximately  The final game should be over  at approximately 9:00 p.m.  Thc winning team will be awarded the Howe Sound trophy,  and an All-Star team will be  selected.  The winning team will for thc  first time go directly to the A  Provincial Tournament to be held  this year at Armstrong, in the  Okanagan.  The Sports Council will be charging admission to the games  and will also be selling pop.  hot dogs, and candy.  Come out and enjoy a well-  played basketball game, the  players and students really  appreciate your support. Thank  vou.  In the past while, horses  roaming loose are reported becoming an increasing annoyance  to some of the residents in the  Porpoise Bay Area. Although  from what the RCMP at Sechelt  tell me, it has not reached the  stage where the animals arc  hiding behind tree stumps waiting to pounce on unsuspecting  gardens, but the situation docs  remind me of what happened  to Mary Livingstone's horse last  year. It is a friendly animal  but on one occasion when it  was off for a trot by itself it  became thc target of a barrage  shotgun and B.B.pellets. It  would be too bad if thc trigger  happy individual had moved to  Porpoise Bay and a similar situation occurred.  Wildlife?  1:04 p.m. Sunday. February  19th, (right now) I'm banging  on the typewriter, and 1 hear an  enquiring voice behind me at  the typesetting machine,  "There's a letter here and it's  unsigned. From the writing  style it looks like an old person,  can vou tell me what to do with  it?"  Always being the helpful  kind 1 stop everything and dash  to the rescue, and discover that  the letter in question is George  Matthews' column. Not being  unfamiliar with the Jock and Jane  rivalry between Matthews and  Fran Berger. 1 mentally cancelled  all my bets on the outcome of  the Mr. and Ms Health of the  Sunshine Coast Confrontation.  Right now I am taking a five  minute break to re-evaluate the  post starting gate odds.  Leghold traps  In a conversation 1 had last  9%%  i YIAW ��� INTIIIST PAID ANNUAUV  GUARANTEED  INVESTMENT CERTIFICATES  ���Ih  "Rigllllrad Rltlranwnt Saving, Plan"  '"Inconn Avtrtglng Cylllkltw"  N.B. GORDON AGENCIES LTD.  ttbtlt 115-1011  week, an old gripe of mine came  up. Ihe decision democratically decided upon, to banish  leghold traps in Canada. No  killing is ever pleasant, whether  it's shooting a moose and taking  only the head as a trophy, or  butchering a cow to eat, but  when considering the survival  of a species, wc must include  human beings as also being  animals living on thc Earth.  The leg hold trap is a cruel  way to kill an animal and whether  the new model is more humane  or not is a matter of greatest  interest to the animal caught and  not the point of my gripe.  What has annoyed me for some  time is the way the change over  to thc new model was put into  effect. Thc trappers were told.  "Change now. This is the law.  The people of Canada have  voted on this and it is the wish  of thc majority." Most of the  populace in Canada have never  even seen a trap, other than in  displays or documentaries,  far less used one (I think their  use is outlawed in the West End  of Vancouver and other built  up areas, and yet that is where  the majority of the voters are).  In many cases trapping is so  marginal that a more financially-  rewarding existence could be  gained from welfare. The traps  used are as important to the trapper as his boat is to a fisherman  and yet the government has  told the trappers to change over  to a different system which  would cost three times as much  without as much as allowing them  a phasing-in period. Perhaps  the International Wildlife Society should add trappers to  their list of vanishing species.  John Daly  I just heard today that John  Daly has passed away. For those  who knew him the mention  of his name is enough to describe  him. and for those who did not  have thc pleasure, he was a  Greal Gentleman, socially and  naturally.  When my relatives came to  visit from Scotland last year,  a high point in Ihe visit was  an afternoon at his home in  Garden Bay. His unselfish  interest, concern and generosity left an indelible impression  on them.  1 have recently taken two  introductory lectures in Transcendental Meditation, and from  my understanding of it, what  the practitioners are trying to  teach John Dalv came bv natur-  allv.  #:ri  SHRIMP        FRESH     PRAWNS  Due to Dept. of Fisheries regulations  there will be no prawns during march.  We will be back on the job April  1st, see you then.  Daily at dusk (5:00 p.m.)  at the Government Wharf, Gibsons.  C.F.V.   Jan Elaine  tide tables JSsL  Tue.Feb.21  Thun.Feb.23  Sal.Feb.25  0520             14.3  0605            14.5  0040  5.3  1100              9.6  1210              8.1  0705  14.7  1605              13.0  1740            13.2  1320  6.7  2245              4.1  Frl.Feb.24  1900  13.2  Wed.Feb.22  0000              4.7  Sun.Feb.26  0550             14.4  0640             14.7  0105  6.2  1135              8.9  1240               7.4  0735  14.7  1655             13.1  1825             13.2  1355  6.1  2320              4.3  2000  13.1  GIBSONS LANES"-���"  72  iWtw&    Hwy 101,   886-2086  0805  14.6  ���l^bb^m.  1440  5.6  F ^^^^^  2100  13.0  L-   vlar^  OPEN  hhfe.  '&*\  Friday A Saturday 7 ��� 11 p.m.  nk\   '1  Sunday 2 ��� 5 p.m. and 9 ���  11p.m.  IH Miff  Coast News, February 21,1978.  7.  On the  rocks  Strikes  and spares  We held the first round of the  Thomas Adams Tournament  last Sunday and Penny Mc-  Clymont rolled a 333 single and  Freeman Reynolds a 326 single  and 806 for 3.  In the Phuntastique League,  Edna Naylor came so close and  yet M> far from a perfect game.  She rolled nine strikes in a row  and then got a hcadpin in thc  tenth frame for a dandy 385  single. The highest game rolled  here this season.  Doubling up in the Classic  League Freeman Reynolds  rolled games of 375 and 346  and had totals of 1043 and 1050,  Ken Skytte rolled games of  343 and 302, Dianne Fitchclla  307, Paddy Richardson a 317,  and Art Holden a 316.  Alice Smith rolled a 317  single in thc Swingers, Vic Marteddu a 330 in the Gibsons A  and Donnie Redshaw came up  big in thc Ball and Chain League  with a 312 single and 756 for 3.  Carole Skytte rolled a 731  triple to lead the way in thc  Wed. Coffee League. Carole  is a very good bowler who professes not to like bowling and  has taken up curling. She told  me she had read that if curling  didn't have the inturn and outturn  rock, curling would be as boring  as 5-pin bowling. 1 prefer 'challenging' rather than boring  but I'm prejudiced!  Highest Totals: Classicist shift:  June Frandsen 281-930; Dianne  Fitchcll 307-935; Ken Skytte 343-  1025; Freeman Reynolds 375-  1093; 2nd shift; Paddy Richardson 317-1004; Bob McConnell  278-957; Ken Skytte 302-974; Art  Holden 316-995; Freeman  Reynolds 34b-l050;Tueaday Coffee: Nora Solinsky 236-630;  Jean Craze 277-661; Swingers:  Helen Rabv 207-551; Flo Gough  217-553; Belle Wilson 217-555;  Alice Smith 326-673; Gibsons  ���A': Phyllis Francis 292-691;  Don Sleep 288-684; Larry Braun  256-723; Vic Marteddu 330-793;  Wednesday Coffee; Nora Solinsky 279-683; Carole Skytte  273-731; Ball and Chalm Gloria  Tourigny 264-605; Donnie Redshaw 312-756; Frank Redshaw  258-664; Ken Skytte 253-685;  Freeman Reynolds 266-763;  phuntastique; Orbita delos  Santos 260-708; Edna Naylor  385-782; Vic Marteddu 257-  680; Legion: Sue Harding 234-  605; Laurie Cavalier 211-620;  YBC Seniors: Gwen McConnell  225-559; Geoff Butcher 298-  671; Jeff Mulcaster 264-680.  Coast strokers  by Dennis Gray  1 have never been a very  successful hunter, whether because of poor aim, buck fever  or temporary compassion. The  result is usually little more than a  defoliated swath of countryside  with no injuries. It's not too  surprising, if the targets of  these columns are running, free  and unscathed. Most of the response to this writing has been  from anti-bikers, ladies over sixty-five, or both.  It was only recently that a  man with a "no tresspassing"  sign on his back road, pointed  out that bikers can't read. (I  expect if his target was bikers,  his aim would be better than  mine) I understand how he  feels, but most bikers just want to  get to some remote area where  they can ride.  Problem is, getting there;  if they have a truck or trailer,  it's just finding some place  without signs to ride, if they are  minors they have a double problem. These young people are  thc largest group of off road  bikers and unfortunately they  have the least influence in obtaining what they want.  Motorcycling is a good recreational sport, but particularly  for these young people, it can  occupy much of their spare time,  energy and thoughts; it is good  physical recreation that helps  prepare them for a lifetime  of highway driving; it teaches  them to perceive distance, speed  and stopping times; it gives them  good balance and reflexes and  teaches them regard for other  drivers.  These kids obtain a bike most  often by hard work and saving.  Then they arc expected to go  away and not bother anyone.  Most people no longer regard  them as children of thc community, and put up signs, fences  or wires to try to get rid of them.  These kids aren't asking for  much: just a piece of land  where they can ride. They  aren't asking for a large building,  a paved parking lot or a highway to get them there.  In many areas, such as Powell  River, the kids rely on the benevolence of private land owners.  In other areas thc regional or  town councils accept responsibility and provide the land,  and some are even able to show  a profit by charging admission.  Such is the case where the Indian  Band has put some spare land  to good use in Williams Lake.  With good riding weather just  around the corner, let's hope  you non -bikers can read the  signs and help to provide some  riding area away from' your  homes.  Facts About  FUNERALS  ��� The local funeral home]  barges no fee for pre-arranging  and recording your funeral Instructions. Those who have  already enrolled In Funeral  na or Societies, but prefer arrangements or service locally,  should take advantage of our  Pre-Arrangement Plan.  ��� Hie local funeral home  offers ail types of services,  Funeral or Memorial, at moderate cost.  ��� The local funeral home  will arrange for local or distant  burials, cremations, or services  In other localities.  ��� At time of bereavement,  your tint caD should be to the  local funeral home, no matter  what type of arrangements you  prefer.  for further information  write or phone:  D. A. Devlin  owner-manager  Devlin Funeral Home  1665 Seaview Rd.,  Gibsons     866-9551  by Pat Edwards  The most successful bonspiel  in the young history of the Gibsons Winter Club wound down on  Sunday evening with four local  rinks still in the prizes in our  annual open mixed bonspiel.  Forty rinks from North Vancouver, Burnaby, Delta, Haney,  Mission, Powell River, Sechelt  and Gibsons vied for more than  $1,000 in prizes. Play had to  begin on Thursday evening  in order to complete all games  by 6 p.m. on Sunday.  The Haggarty foursome from  Powell River reached the A  event final by defeating localite  John Crosby, while North Shore's  Hamilton rink gained thc other  final berth by defeating Nagai  of Haney.  In thc B event, Mike Clement  defeated Mission's Hillman rink  and thc Story rink took the local  Krintilla team for the other  spot in the only all-local final.  Brian Gilchrist, a familiar  bonspiel finalist, won his chance  to enter the C event final by  defeating Cameron of North  Van. The Nanson rink, also from  North Vancouver, had to gct by  our well-known highschool  skip. Darren Craze, to capture  the other berth. One spot in  the D event final was taken  by the Will rink from Delta when  they defeated thc local Loden  rink. The other semi-final game  went to the Suveges team when  they defeated Morrison of the  North Shore.  Final standings are as follows:  A Event:  Haggarty Rink.M&M  Log Sorting Trophy.  B   Event:   Clement   Rink.Royal  Bank of Canada Trophy.  C    Event:    Gilchrist    Rink.Ted  Hume Services Trophy.  Wanderers  by Bamlbus & Co.  Those of you who thought the  Vancouver Canucks were bad  would have called them stars  compared to the Wanderers  this week. Last week, the Wanderers played their hearts out  only to lose 2-0 to the top placed  West Van Royals. This week,  the Wanderers, except for Art  Dew, played like a bunch ol  retired postal workers as they  watched last place Shamrock  Labatts miskick their way to  a 1-0 victory. The Labatts by  the way are no longer in last  place as a result of this victory  and should be given full marks  for their hustle and quick checks.  Penalty shots: Wanderers meet  Aga Khan this weekend in Van-  a*fe  LORO  iNCIES  w  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  REAL ESTATE  ; INSURANCE  18 1589 Marine Drive Gibsons.  The Haggarty rink front Powell River is shown in action in thc 2nd Annual Gibsons Open  Mixed Bonspicl held last week at the Gibsons Winter Club. This rink won the "A" Event  and took the M&M Log Sorting Trophy.    RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  B0NNIEBR00K LODGE  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  ��� Guestrooms (BreakfastIncluded)  * Dining Room    886-9033     gSnnl.A0IS.rb.r8  D   Event:  Trophy.  Suveges    Rink.Club  It is encouraging to find an  increasing number of local business firms and individuals donating prizes to our open bon-  spicls as curling becomes more  and more popular in the area.  Our thanks to Trail Bay Sports  Unlimited. Goddard Fashion  Centre Ltd.. Gibsons Building  Supplies Limited, and to Bernice  Chamberlin for their generous  donations.        Thanks    also    to  couvcr. Thanks to Kevin Murphy for his continued support.  Wanderers will be playing in  thc Powell River Tournament  Easter weekend.  Jr. Soccer  Wanderers Jr. played against  West Van Royals on thc upper  field at Elphinstone High School.  Thc field was a little on thc  wet side, but thc Wanderers  pulled of a sound 4-2 victory  against the West Van Royals.  The Jr. team will soon be  seen sporting jackets and T-  shirts. the same as the Senior  team. Our next home game will  be held March 5 on Langdale  field t 12 noon, spectators more  than welcome.  MlVM Log Sorting. The Royal  Bank of Canada and led Hume  Services for their impressive  trophies.  Bonspiel Chairman Maurice  Pearson would not only like to  thank all those who helped to  make thc 'spiel such a tremendous success, but would also like  to remind you to start thinking  next year's 'spiel. Six of the  visiting rinks have already entered.  Congratulations. Maurice for  a job well done.  Soccer  The Pender Harbour Banana's  kicked off the second half of thc  season with a 13-1 win against  the Redskins last Sunday, and a  shutout 9-0 against the Gibsons  Raiders this week. Goals were  scored by just about everyone.  A notable game was played  b\ new club member Brian  Evans as forward as well as  Gordon Kammerlc who did an  outstanding job as Goalie.  The Bananas play again in the  Harbour next Sunday against  thc Chiefs, at 12 noon.  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V0R 2W0  Tel. 743-5516  GIBSONS  SWIMMING POOL  PUBLIC INVITATION  The Mayor of Gibsons, His Worship L.B.(Lorne) Blain and Council extend a  special invitation to all residents to visit the new  Gibsons Swimming Pool  during its Open House on:  Wednesday .February 22 6:30 p.m-9:30 p.m.  Thursday, February 236:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.  Friday, February 246:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.  Aquatic staff will be available to give you a guided tour through the pool  complex and answer any questions you may have. Group tours can be arranged  from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. on above dates. Phone the pool at 886-9415.  POOL OPENING  The Gibsons Swimming Pool will open its door for public swimming:  Saturday, February 25,1978  1:00 P.M.  Come and enjoy your new pool. There are three pools:  Main Pool 28'x60', water temperature 80��F  Swirl Pool 10'x12', water temperature 100��F  Wading Pool 10'x16', water temperature 90��F  Following are the public swimming hours until March 5, 1978. A detailed  brochure with all the information on public swimming hours and lesson programmes will be available at the pool March 4,1978.  Si; Saturday, Feb.25,1978  S,i; and  Si; Saturday, March 4,1978  ji; Sunday, Feb.26,1978  :���: and  i;i Sunday, March 5,1978  Monday, Feb.27,1978  : Wednesday, March 1,1978  : Friday, March 3,1978  jj: 'Friday, March 3,1978  % Tuesday, Feb.28,1978  ;���; Thursday, March 2,1978  1 p.m.-3 p.m. Public Swimming  3 p.m.-5 p.m. Public Swimming  6 p.m.-10 p.m. Public Swimming  12 noon-2 p.m. Family Swimming  2 p.m.-5 p.m. Public Swimming  6 p.m.-8 p.m. Public Swimming  8p.m.-10p.m. Adults only  6:30a.m.-8:30a.m. Early Bird  12 noon-1 p.m. Noon Swimming  1 p.m.-3p.m. Public Swimming  3 p.m.-5 p.m. Public Swimming  *6p.m.-10p.m. Public Swimming  8 p.m.-10 p.m. Teens only  ADMISSION PRICES  Children under 13 years  50e  Teens 13 yrs-18yrs  60<t  Adults 19 years and over  75��  Sr.Adults 65 years and over  50��  Family Swim (per Family)  $i.50e  Noon Swim (all ages)  50��  Early Bird  regular admission fees  12 noon-1 p.m. Noon Swimming  1 p.m.-3 p.m. Public Swimming  3 p.m.-5 p.m. Public Swimming H   6 p.m.-10 p.m. Public Swimming  CLIP AND SAVE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.  Gibsons Swimming Pool  Highway 101  Gibsons Recreational Site  Pool located South of Curling Rink  for information  please phone  886-9415 8.  ^^^B Coast News, February 21,1978.  From the Cab Stand  bv Ihe Hack  Since last week's maiden effort  ��as, for thc most part, received  favourably, I'm back at the stand  again. I gather that the Company  has been taking a man-in-the-  back-seat poll. One or two of  the victims of this impromptu  cross-questioning had the temerity to suggest that my recitation  of minor disasters presented  Sun Dispatch in an unfavourable light and cast aspersions on  thc honour of cab-drivers everywhere.  "Don't take it so hard,"  said Murray Watson, with a  sly grin, as I was on the point  of committing hari-kiri  with  a  �� Crafts & Hobbies  Seaside Plaza, Gibsons  886-2811  Our Handicraft Drop-in  Centre will be continuing  Tuesday and Thursday  at 7:30 p.m.  ��  .^1  ���J*  '-.\ :  886-9414  BATHROOT  PLUS  BounQMe  McGregor  SHOWER CURTAINS  BATH ACCESSORIES  BEADED TIE BACKS  SHOWER HOOKS  SOAPS  FIELDCREST TOWELS  VANITY TOP  MIRRORS  SHOWER RODS  TOWEL TREES  SOAP DISHES  886-9414  BATHROOMS  PLUS  ��  WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE  w     OF PLUMBING SUPPLIES  PULSATING  SHOWER  HEADS  tVdelVneplumbingTheati'nq contractors  residential, commercial - free estimates  $1.69  SPECIALS  MEATS  SIDE BACON  $1.59  COTTAGE ���  ROLLS  ::: PRODUCEr  Lettuce      Head 39t  ::Tr"ozenf1ds:::  Brentwood  Frozen Peas -   89t  Bic pen, "Next week you can  write  about  one  of  the  good  days."   (He's been in the business a lot longer than 1 have and  he   knows   perfectly   well   that  was one of the good days)    1  exaggerate.    Love of hyperbole  is one of my vices and my only  saving  grace.     It   incidentally  makes me  eminently   qualified  to drive a taxi.   There are other  qualifications,   of  course.      A  certain limited skill in the control of an automobile is demanded  by  thc   Department   of  Motor  Vehicles and is understandably  appreciated by thc passengers.  Thc ability to add and subtract  numbers under one hundred is  also useful, if you plan to make  any money at the job.   A basic  knowledge   of   mechanics   and  electronics  can   be   invaluable,  as those familiar with last week's  adventures will   have   realized.  Other, more arcane skills, such  as thc ability to read  a map,  have their place.    Some people  are unable to read a map because   of   a   visual   disability  which doesn't prevent them from  driving an ordinary car.   When  1 first started to drive cab, one  of the other rookies was a middle-aged man who suffered from  this affliction. We were working  for Crown Cabs then, and one  of the first things a rookie was  taught was to carry a map-book  at all times and know how to  use it.   This is an absolute necessity in any  urban  cab  fleet  since the dispatchers have too  many cars to deal with to give  out complex directions on the air.  Woe betide the rookie who loses,  forgets, or, God forbid, is too  lazy to use his map-book.    If  he has the audacity to interrupt  the dispatcher for directions, the  Voice of the Airwaves will ask,  in tones of martyred patience,  "Do you  have   a  map-book?"  If the reply is negative, the supplicant receives rapid-fire directions to the  nearest stationery  store and a price quotation on  the missing article.   If the reply  is foolishly affirmative, the first  question  will   be   followed   by  "Do you know how to use it?"  At   this  point,   not   even   the  thrashed    radio    speaker    can  disguise the sarcasm behind the  mocking solicitude of The Voice.  The   inquisition   usually   ends  there.     Dispatchers  know  the  map-book like a scriptural scholar  knows the Bible.     They know  what's in it and what isn't. Generally they assist drivers, particularly new ones, when they encounter an idiosyncrasy of the  business not covered by regular  procedure,  but  silly   questions  can   try   their   patience   when  they've  got upwards of thirty  cars all  trying  to  clear,  book  away, get permission to flag,  or change zones at once, plus the  phones ringing off the hook and  trips backed up to Doomsday.  My fellow rookie who couldn't  read a map didn't survive the  first two weeks. He kept getting  lost. He constantly picked up  his fares late and when he cleared  he couldn't give his location.  Cruising in search of landmarks  and directions takes ttme.and in  the taxi business time really  is money. (While I'm reminiscing, I'd like to say hello to  Roberts Creek resident Dave  Richardson, a former manager  at Crown Cabs and the man  who broke me into this business.  Do you still hear the meter  ticking in your sleep, Dave?)  As I started out to say, there  arc other qualifications.   In fact,  the   more   varied   the   better,  since   you   never   know   what  you're going to run into (literally).  But thc most important quality  a  cab-driver  can   have   is   an  interest in people and  places,  because, while the odd passenger  wants to be chauffeured to his  destination in strict,  respectful  silence, people are fundamentally  gregarious.   They love to talk,  mostly   about  themselves,   it's  true,  but  if you're   interested  in people it's no bother. If you're  not,   then  you're  just   hauling  freight.    People do get lonely,  even  on  the  Sunshine   Coast,  and even talking to a  relative  stranger can be  a  relief.     A  friend of mine, driving in the  city, once had a customer who  had him drive around the block  for three hours, just  to  have  someone to talk to.     Besides,  the idea of two  people,  even  total   strangers,    taking    what  often, especially on the peninsula, amounts to a lengthy drive  together in complete,   ignorant  silence has always struck me as  ridiculous.      It   doesn't   often  happen. The people of Gibsons,  Sechelt,   and   points   between  have been consistently friendly  and  helpful,  particularly  when  1 was new to the area and frequently hadn't the slightest idea  where I was.    No matter how  long you've lived in a place and  how  well  you  flatter   yourself  you know it,  one  day  behind  the wheel of a taxi will convince  you that you've been a stranger  in your own backyard the whole  time.   The job leads you down  some strange rabbit-holes  and  not  infrequently  into  company.  as unusual as any you   might  encounter  at  your   local   Mad  Hatter's afternoon tea.   On that  subject, more next week.  Meanwhile, to placate Murray; a good  day is when the car runs like a  top, a constant stream of smiling,  cheerful   people   pass   through  your clutches,   you   engage  in  varied and stimulating  conversation and get paid for it, the sun  shines on places you've  never  John burns, Equus  but no smoke!!!  by Fran Berger ^^^^  Some suspicions I've had seem  to lately be receiving some subtle confirmations, and a bemused  twinkle in a certain dear editor's  somewhat Machiavellian eye  has me guessing that the fickle  finger of fate has been wagging  at me with some little outside  interference and urging these  past few months. How else could  it have possibly happened  that I now find myself not only  having to try to jog as far as I  can from Gibsons to Sechelt,  but have also been invited to  climb a hill at the ungodly  hour of 7:30 in the morning!  "Am I really meant to do  these things? How did I get  into this? Could I have done it  all by myself?", I ask whoever  it is that I talk to when I'm alone.  And a faint, small light of understanding begins to glow way back  in my mind, and with a dawning  nod I recognize that glimmer  as the same one I've seen shining  in that certain editor's eye!  Just as 1 suspected! I've been  framed! And with that realization let me add one more to the  number of "exposays" being  revealed to the unsuspecting  people of the Sunshine Coast!  It's Burnside who's behind this  whole thing!!!  Dear John has had a go at  many of us in the last while -  we at the Fitness Service, and  my also probably unsuspectingly  duped, soon-to-be acquaintance,  George Matthews - and it's now  time for him to have his turn  at being on center stage. As an  actor of no little stature, although  I myself have never borne witness  to any of his performances save  those staged most ELOQUENTLY  and with abounding hilarity in  our office in Whitaker House ���  scenes enacted, I now discover,  and ulteriorly motivated to win  our confidence and disclose  our frailties - as an accomplished  actor, Mr. Burnside will undoubtedly feel right at home in thc  limelight, and in being revealed  may ultimately serve as an inspiration to us all.  Mr. Burnside has been a spur  in my side for some time now,  being the one who initially prodded mc, with great snorts of  ' glee and threats to take up the  issue himself if I didn't, when I  been before whose discovery  delights you, during the lulls  you read good poetry and admire  the sun on the Sound, and a  dear little lady tells you that you  must keep yourself in a state of  grace owing to the hazardous  nature of your profession, I'm  doing my best. Over and out.  YOM.'S  RESTAURANT  Sunnycrest    Shopping     Plaza,  886-8015  HOME DELIVERY  first mentioned that 1 was considering questioning George  Matthews on his previously  inconsistent approach to Fitness.  Being successful on that count,  I suspect he then launched an  empassioned verbal tirade, easily  convincing George hc must  get that Bergcr woman and tic  her to the stake (which hc did!),  and as it has been Burnside  sparks that have added fuel to  the fire from both sides, I think  that it's about time hc got in on  thc roast, too!  As poetic justice would have it,  Dear John got a bit too near  the fitness fire hc had started,  and without irrevcrance to his  fatherland hero, suffered  BURNS. His first close brush  last year was enough to send him  weekly puffing to the top of  Nob Hill, an event of such significance that it resulted in a  major change in the caption of  his "Musings" column, and is  still being continued. Then there  was the memorable day he came  to our office in a state of such  calm sobriety that, after relaying  tales of past escapades of the  liquid variety, he solemnly vowed  to give up close encounters  of the "fifth" kind! And now,  not only did he privately confide  it to us in the confines of the  Fitness office, but publicly did  he declare on the pages of his  own newspaper that he has  given up smoking! And he wants  to jog the marathon with us!  My fitness freak's heart is about  to burst with joy at such reformation! How can 1 denounce  his malicious infiltration and  exposure of the Fitness Service  when it has resulted in so much  good? (Although we haven't  seen you out jogging with us  yet like you promised, John!)  But 1 do feel I must explain.  I have no idea how or when the  white sugar first came into our  office, but I do know the only  time I have seen it used was when  a certain editor insisted he could  not drink his tea without it -  and proceeded to plunk into his  teacup many more lumps than  Tequila Two-Fingers can count  on one hand! But we can soon  set all that straight. Mr. Burnside, the next time you are in  the vicinity of Sechelt, you are  invited to attend the final rites  and mass burial of the sugar  cubes. With appropriate ceremony and much pomp and ado  we shall be rid of the sweet poison  once and for all: we'll fittingly  flush it down the so-called  "John"!!!!!!  ' *I^ ^l* *t* '^srp 1r *P *t* ^T* *P 'I* -I* *l* n* ^f*  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  GENERAL HEALTH CARE  by Trish Cramer B.H. A .1.  and Debbie Rhodes  Because of our relatively mild  climate, the main complaints our  horses seem to suffer from,  arc coughs, flu and parasite  infestation. Generally all can  be avoided by preventative maintenance.  Horses infested with worms  are susceptible to any virus  that is going around, and because  their system is in poor condition  they will have a much harder  time fighting off any illness.  The best way to tell if your  horse needs worming is to have  his feces examined by a veterinary lab. They will be able to  tell you what type of parasites  are present. The only sure way  of worming is lo "stomach  tube". This is a fairly involved  process that must be performed  by a veterinarian. Thc veterinarian uses a soft hose that he  passes through the horse's  nose and into his stomach. He  then uses a syringe-like device  to pump the required amount  of liquid wormer right into the  horse's stomach. This procedure  should be repeated four times  a year, in this area.  Coughs and thc flu are generally transmitted from one horse  to another in the spring at any  large gathering, such as play-  days, or horse shows. The  symptoms are a heavy mucous  discharge from the nose and a  dry deep cough. These symptoms  sometimes persist for up to six  months. It seems that if well  cared for and given a restful  schedule, the symptoms clear up  of their own accord. We would  advise that you get a sure diagnosis before labeling your horse's  problem as a very dangerous  illness, known as "strangles",  can start off with the same  symptoms.  We recommend that you feed  your horse well, keep him warm  and dry and worm him on a  regular schedule. This will  insure he is well prepared to  combat any illness that he may  come in contact with.  Come cry.  with me  If you have questions about life  In general or sex In particular,  write Ann Napier,  C/O  Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons.  Dear Ann:  I have a lover who is married  and so we see each other very  seldom, and rarely in public.  Do you think it is all right for  mc to have a male friend to go  out with to dances and to do  things that aren't fun or possible  alone?  Divided  Dear Divided:  If he can have a wife, you can  have a man friend, it seems only  fair. Sauce for the goose is sauce  for the gander. You should talk  this phase of the relationship  over. Does he intend to leave  and be with you?   Decide when  I the data is in.  CBC Radio  Co-Op Fancy French Style  Wax Beans ����.  Co-Op Fancy French Style  Green Beans  z  Co-Op  Margarine s   I   Kleenex  Paper Towels?* $1.09  28C  28C  49C  lb    I  ��� a  FAMILY DINNER  Dinner for two $8.50  Consomme Soup, Egg Rolls(2),  House Special Chop Suey,  Barbecued Pork Egg Foo Yong,  Chicken Fried Rice.  Dinner (or Three $13.50  Egg Swirl Soup, Egg Rolls(3),  Fresh Chicken Chow Mcin,Breaded Almond Chicken, Pepper  Steak Kcw, Sweet and Sour  Sparcrihs, Plain Fried Rice.  Dinner for Four $22.50  Wonton Soup, House Special  Chow Mcin, Chicken Delight,  Sweet and Sour Boneless Pork,  Barbecued Pork Fried Rice,  Beef Chop Suey, Egg Rolls(4).  Dinner for Six $35.00  Chicken of Cream Corn Soup,  Egg Rolls(6), Drum of Heaven,  Gong Ho Gai Ding, Special  Chop Suey, Mushroom Chicken  Balls, Sweet and Sour Spare-  ribs, Shrimp Egg Foo Yong,  Pepper Steak Kew.  INDIVIDUAL SERVINGS  SEA FOOD  Deep Fried Prawns     4.95  Sweet and Sour Prawns  5.25  Fish and Chips       3.25  FRIED RICE  Chinese Style        3.50  Shrimps 3.25  Chicken 2.95  Beef 3.25  Mushroom 2.95  Barbecued Pork       2.75  CHOP SUEY  House Special       4.75  Beef 3.25  Chicken 3.25  Shrimps 3.75  Barbecued Pork      3.25  Diced Almond Chicken 3.95  Beef with Broccoli     3.95  SWEET AND SOUR  Chicken Pineapple     4.95  Prawns 5.25  Spareribs 4.25  Boneless Pork       4.00  XO-OP^  Prices Effective:  Thurs., Fri., Sat.  "886-2522  Feb. 23, 24,25  We reserve the right to limit quantities.  CHOWMEIN  House Special       4.50  Fresh Chicken       4.25  Shrimps 3.50  Chicken 2.95  Beef 3.25  Barbecued Pork      2.95  Mushroom        3.25  CHICKEN  Breaded Almond  Sesame Seed  Lemon Chicken  Chinese Style(crispy)  w   Continued From Page Five  tion and died in Greece for the  cause of liberty. Ideas, Saturday,  9:05 p.m., explores the Climate  controversy: is the earth's  climate changing? It has changed  in the past. The Sahara was once  the granary of Rome. Are we  entering a new Ice Age? Are  manmade causes behind the  changes?  The Hornby Collection. Saturday 11:05 p.m. is in two parts,  a whaling legend "The Spirit  Trader", by Philip Morrissey,  read by Peter Haworth; and  "Realia" by Michael Yates  a metaphysical comedy,  Wednesday, February 22  Johnny Chase:   8:04 p.m.. Science Fiction thriller,  Mostly   Music:      10:20   p.m.,  Vancouver Chamber Choir.  Nightcap:     11:20 p.m.,   Actor  Craig Russell, star of Outrageous.  Thursday, February 23  Playhouse:  8:04 p.m., Stamboul  Train    by    Grahame    Greene  Part 11. Cologne.  Jazz Radio-Canada:   8:30 p.m.,  Boss   Brass,    Lance    Harrison  Dixie Land Band.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m., Vancouver    Symphony    Orchestra,  Mozart, Ta kemitsu. Stravinsky.  Nightcap:    11:20 p.m., Erskine  Childers.  Friday, February 24  4.50  5.25  4.95  5.50  Chicken Oriental  Mushroom Chicken  5.25  5.50  EGG FOO YONG  Chicken 2.75  Mushroom        2.95  Barbecued Pork      2.75  Shrimps 3.50  APPETIZERS  Crispy Egg Rollfeach)      .60  Barbecued Pork(sliced)   2.95  Deep Fried Chicken Wings 3.25  Drum of Heaven      3.50  Deep Fried Wonton    2.75  Dry Spareribs       4.00  BUSINESS HOURS  MONDAYTO THURSDAY  11:30a.m-10:00p.m.  FRIDAY AND SATURDAY  11:30a.m.-11:00p.m.  SUNDAY ^^^^^^^  2:00p.m.-9:00p.m.  ���������Prices subject to change without notice"*  Free Home Delivery from  4:00 P.M.  (within Village of Gibsons)  DELIVERY MINIMUM ORDER  $8.00  Please Place your Orders Vi hour  Before Closing  10% Discount on Pick-up Orders  $8.00 or More  GIBSONS  TAX SERVICE  INCOME TAX RETURNS PREPARED  (Business Strictly Confidential)  Office located at: 1767 Martin Rd.,  Gibsons  886-7272    A. Jack    866-7272  ���Place this menu on your wall or bulletin board  so you always know where to get the finest in take-out foods.  ��� & SAVE  NOW  IS THE  TIME...   to SERVICE your lawn  mowers and  other  garden POWER EQUIPMENT.  it Service for all makes and models  it Dealer for Ariens  and Husqvarna  f>��* "*W*����w     886-2912  Lawn Mower ��  Chain Saw Service  .GIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK      886-2912  School Broadcast:     2:04  p.m..  History of Music in Canada.  Country   Road:       8:30   p.m.,  Dallas Harms and  Arctic  McLaren.  Mostly   Music:       10:20   p.m.,  Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra,  Yehudi Menuhin,  violin.   Beethoven, Mahler.  Nightcap:      11:20   p.m.,   Jazz  guitarist John McLaughlin.  Saturday, February 25  Update:   8:30 a.m., roundup of  B.C.Happenings.  The House: 9:10 a.m., the week  in Parliament.  Quirks   and   Quarks:       12:05  a.m.. Science Magazine.  Metropolitan    Opera: 2:00  p.m.,  Boris Godunov,  Mussor-  gorskv.  Canada   Watch:      7:05   p.m..  Canada's Ethnic Third.  Ideas:   9:05 p.m.. The Climate  Controversy.  Anthology:    10:05 p.m., Morlcy  Callaghan. Short story by H.R.  Percy.   "My   Father's  Fancy".  Poetry   by   Maria   Jacobs   and  Beth Jankola.  The        Hornby Collection  11:05 p.m., Part 1. "The Spirit  Trader"   by   Philip Morrissey.  Part    II.   Realia   by   Michael  Yates.  Sunday, February 26  CBC  Stage:     1:05  p.m.,  The  Elizabethan by Laurence Kitchin.  Symphony  Hall:      7:05   p.m..  Toronto   Symphony   Orchestra.  Symphony  in  C  sharp  minor.  Mayler.  Concern: 9:05 p.m.. A Sixties  trip.  Monday, February 27  Gold Rush: 8:30 p.m.. Juan  Rodriguez interviews Mick Jag-  ger and Keith Richard.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. CBC  Vancouver Orchestra.Stravinsky, Haydn.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Charles  Castle, author of biography of  Joan Crawford.  Music from thc Court of George  III.  Nightcap:   11:20 p.m. Letter of  Van Gogh. Part I.  CBC-FM Radio 105.7  Ideas:    8:04 p.m. Wednesday.  The Future of the Jews.   Thursday ��� Society's Children.    Thc  way we were.    Friday - interviews. Monday - Aging - conclusion. Tuesday ��� Spy Fiction.  Thursday:      Signature   -   9:04  p.m. Part I.   Who did it then?  Part II The Trial of Lord Byron  by Laurence Kitchin.  Saturday: Audience.    9:05  p.m.. Part I. Byron the Years  of Exile. Part II. Songs set to  the texts of Byron.  cunshine  Service  7 dozen -1 week supply  ONLY $5.50  FREE PICK-UP &  DELIVERY TO YOUR  DOOR!  Gift    Certificates    are  also available.  For   more   information  call: 886-2678 or 886-7128  /  I Coast News, February 21, 1978.  COAST NEWS   CLASSIFIED ADS  Classified Ad Policy  All listings 50* per line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  Minimum $2.00 per Insertion.  All fees payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  ��� In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected insertion only.  This offer Is made available tor private Individuals.  These Oasslficadons  remain free  -Coming Events  -lost  - Found  Print your ad to the squares Including die price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sure to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. Just mall In thc coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coast News, Classifieds, Box 440, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0, or  bring In person lo the Coast News office, Gibsons  DROPOFF POINTS: Campbells Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Westersund's Chemists .Pender Harbour.  Coming Events    Announcements Announcements       Obituaries  Coast News  CLASSIFICATION:  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO                                           Eg. F  :or Sale, For Rent, etc.  ..    I._  nil i 'fefegJJJ>7                                 DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON*  The Lion's Share of Personal Sale Items  can be Found Under Close Scrutiny  Only In the Coast News Classifieds  If It's a Tradesman or Professional  Service that you require be sure to look  first in thc Sunshine Coast Business  Directory.  GIBSONS WILDLIFE CLUB  Regular general meetings 1st  Wednesday of each month. 7:30  p.m. at Clubhouse. tfn  WOMEN'S CENTRE  Roberts Creek. 885-3711. Drop-in  library, information. Thursdays  11:00-4:00. tfn  COMlNGI-VHNTStJta)*  Friday. March 3:   World Day of  Prayer. Calvary Baptist Church.  Gibsons. 1:30p.m. All Welcome.   m  DON'T MISS THE  MICRO-WAVE  DEMONSTRATION  SAT. FEB. 25th  AT J & C ELECTRONICS  COWRIE ST.. SECHELT  885-2568  Find Out About  thc BAHA'I FAITH  Phone 886-7355 or 886-2078.  Wilson Creek Community Services Meeting, 2nd Monday of  every month at the W.C. Comm.  Hall at 8:00 p.m. Coffee served.  Announcements  Anyone interested in forming a  Darts League is asked to please  come to the Cedars Inn at 7:30  Tuesday evening. 08  LIFE DRAWING CLASS  Tuesday nights, 7:30 p.m. Room  118. Drop by. Average cost of  $2.00 a night. 886-9737. Also  wanted: male nude models.  886-9737  GRANDCHILDREN COMING TO  VISIT???  Rent a crib, bassincl. high chair,  buggv stroller, swing, etc.  886-2809. #10  ATTENTION! GRAD RAFFLE!  Water colour by Joan Warn,  tickets: 1 for $1:00, 3 for $2:00.  Draw: March 25. 1978. Buy  tickets at 12:30 and 3:40 in  Sunnycrest Mall. Proceeds to  Elphinstone Grads. #8  IN THE MUSUEM  Penny Plain, Twopence Colored  A display of original Victorian  toy theatres popular in Britain  in thc early 19th Century. A  colorful and whimsical look into  I9ih Century leisure activity.,  Elphinstone Pioneer Musuem,  Gibsons. Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to  3:00p.m. until March II #10  VOLUNTEERS  Needed to help at N.D.P. Bookstore. 886-7744.886-9981.        #8  1 would like to thank all the  kind people who inquired through  my husband and daughter,  about me during my stay in  St.Vincent's Hospital and to  thank each and every one who  sent flowers, cards and letters  tome.      Verda Schneider      "8  Obituaries  FREE  COMPLEMENTARY  FACIAL  To demonstrate the  new MARY  KAY  COSMETICS  now   being  sold  n Canada make  an appoint-  men  now  for vour  free  facial.  See  he actual use  if skin care  and  appliance   bv  a    beauty  consultant. 886-2155.  #8  Sincere thanks to doctors, nurses  and staff of St.Mary's hospital  for their kindness and care during  my illness. Also lo friends and  neighbours for many helpful  deeds and wishes. Special  thanks to Dr. Hobson.  My   sister.   Jean,   adds   her  thanks for all the help she received while confined at  home  with   a   severe   attack   of   flu.  Lottie Kennedy.  IN MEMOR1UM. KENNEDY:  Loving memory of our Dear  Mother, Margaret, who passed  away February 16, 1977. Always  remembered. Son, Tom; Daughters, Jean and Lottie. #8  ADVICE FROM TOPS:  Keep your eye on your weight  goal,/Your nose to the grindstone,/Your ear to the ground,''  Your shoulder to thc wheel,/  Your feet on the ground-/ln  this position, who can eat?  Come to a Tops Meeting at  1 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon  at the old Gibsons Elementary  School. #8  Davics: Edna Reynolds ol  Hopkins Landing, passed away  quietly February 14 at the age of  79 after a lengthy illness. Survived by her loving husband,  Ernie W.Davics; her son. James  D.Smith of Vancouver; 3 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren;  her step-son, J. B. Da vies, Edmonton; 3 grandchildren: and  sister Vcrsic. Edmonton. Memorial service was held Saturday.  February 18 at Gibsons United  Church, Dcvelin Funeral Home  directors. Born in Carleton  Place, Ontario, in 1898. Mrs.  Davics was a long-time resident  of Vancouver and active member  of her church. She moved to  Hopkins Landing in 1969.  MacLaren: Passed away February 18. 1978. Lome Denison  MacLaren late of Gibsons, in  his 75th year. Survived by his  loving wife. Evelyn, one stepdaughter, Joan. 3 daughters,  two sons numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren,  one brother, and one sister.  Veteran of both World Wars  and was a member of Royal  Canadian Legion. Branch #69,  Gibsons. Past President of  Gibsons O.A.P. Association for  four years. Service Tuesday.  February 21, at 11:30 a.m. in  the Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons. Rev. N.J.Godkin  officiating. Cremation. In lieu  of flowers donations preferred  to the Cancer Fund.  Shuttleworth: Passed away  February 13. 19^8. Vernon Shuttleworth, late ol Sechelt, age  80 years. Survived by one  son. William, and his wile  Helen: two grand daughters,  a brother and sisler in England.  Funeral Service was held Saturday. February IH. ol the Devlin  Funeral Home. Gibsons. Rev.  N.J .Godkin officiated.Cremation.  Porte: Passed awav February  1.1. 197*. olive May Porte, late  of Sechell. age 81 years. Survived by her nephew Roy ami  wife Joan of Seehelt. Mrs. Porte  was a member ol the Rebekch  Lodge ami the Telephone Pioneers of America. Funeral Service was held Friday. February  17. in the Devlin Funeral Home.  Gibsons. Rcv.C.McMullcn  oftieiated. Interment Mountain  View Cemetery,  Sim:      Passed   away   February  18, 1978. Albert Arthur, late of  Langdale. in his 64th year. Survived by his loving wife Wilma.  sons Bert. Ron and Rick. Three  step-sons and one step-daughter.  13 grandchildren. Sisters. Mary  Henslcy of Port Moody. Flora  Sewell of Squamish. and brother  Norman Sim of Saskatoon. Past  Master of Mount Elphinstone  Lodge #130 AF and Sm. Past  patron Ml.Elphinstone Chapter  #65. Memorial Service will be  held at St.Bartholemcw's Anglican Church. Wednesday. February 22. 1978 at 2 p.m.. Rev.  Godkin officiating. In lieu of  flowers, donations to cancer.  care of Mount Elphinstone Chapter #65. Box 965, Gibsons, B.C.  Wanted  Wanted  Timber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold.    Lei us  give you an estimate.  I) \ (J Log  Sorting ltd. phone HWi-78% t.r  H86-7700.  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 886-2812  24" rcsaw or shake blocks SI50,  a cord. Leave message al  885-2686 or after 6 p.m, .u  885-5374. #13  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hcmlock-Cedar  I.&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Lid.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creeks  12' - 14' rowing boat Clinker or  Carvel - double coder or narrow  transom in useable condition.  Phone 885-3591. #8  Wanted:     Used  pia  condition. 885-9863.  good  ��8  WANTED: Relief Short order  cook. 4 hours daily. No mornings  or evenings. Apply in writing,  Box 33, Coast News. #8  Oak tables and GOOD! wooden  chairs. Phone 886-2111. 9:30-  5:00. #8  Technology  12 class al  Elphin-  stone require old wood stoves  heaters, parts etc. for students to  work on projeel to perfect wood  heaters. For pick-up: 886-2204 ��9  Double row-heal. preferably  lapstrake. pink wash basin,  sewing machine, vacuum cleaner.  Phone 886-2658. #9  Wanted '/i to 3 acres, reasonably  priced land within 10 miles of  Sechell.Prefer south exposure,  will pay cash leave number at  885-3727. or wriie Box 1226.  Sechell. B.C. *10  Good used piano bv United  Church Women. 886-2644        #9  Cheap canoe   12'  886-9981  14'  Call  m  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  ********* AUTOMOTIVE   *********  ��ttrgt tClectric lib.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING  Serving Sechell. Gibsons, Roberts Creek &MadeiraPark  885-3133  J. McKenzie Ron Blair. P. Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 387 Sechell   V0N3A0  ******** MISC. SERVICES *********  NEED TIRES''  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at theSBENDSon Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  TWINCREEKLUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  Everything for your building Needs  Free Estimates Phone886-2291-2   i  w  I ^   ,   IS  /  tL_  WINDSOR���,.  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 888-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  Gibsons      NtjyBE ELECTRIC trd.s    B86-7605  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance Electronics     Pole Line  "POWER   TO   THE   PEOPLE"  V*********    EXCAVATING    *******  CUSTOM BACKHOEWORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines. etc.  ^P6 885-2921 Roberls  Creek  '      J.B.EXCAVATING        886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation   ,���,  ��� Dump Truck ��� Bsckhoe V\ ,  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing \'<sSi��>>-.\  Zelw  , tslqwQirlJimfsitksc/W'/t pHiWiy  *CfaWnt&um. RAgTRISH 886-2640  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  P.O. Box 609  Sechelt, B.C.  Bus. 885233!  Res. 886-7701  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed lor Pesticide Spraying  A  <3���  vf+*   Gibsons  Girl S Guys  Downtown Gibsons  * Complete Professional Hair Care  Jj*5!!     it Painless Ear Piercing  886-2120 >  THIS  sPAcE  IS F  0R"ENT  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove":  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields   *���'  !B&  ********* CARPENTRY **********  f CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311^  STANHILSTAD ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  ORREROOFING  Gibsons R R 1. Port Mellon Highway       Phone 886-2923  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cabinetsand Fixtures it 30 Years Experience  Expert Finishing   it Kitchen Remodelling A Specialty  885-3417        Beach  Ave.,   Roberts   Creek       885-3310  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  ^885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B, C.  j  , 1   R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems   Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365 .  s ���  ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg. H86-94II  W. W. UPHOLSTERY & BOAT TOPS LTD.  Everything for your upholstery needs  ... .....   FOAM ��� PIEHGLASS SALES       , __ ���,  886-7310 1779Wyngaerty  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument OOO" /ill  ~iSk  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.1,  886-7527 j  Pratt Rd.  Gibsons  * Feed  * Pet Food  * Fencing  * Fertilizer  ********* ELECTRIC   ***********      ********* PLUMBING **********  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreessen 888-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  r  RAY COATES PLUMBING  886-7695  Contract Renovations & Service Work  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING-PIPEFITTING-STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  CARMI CRANE SERVICE  Industrial or Residential Lifting  Phone  886-2401 or 886-2312  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  885-2992  Commercial  Residential  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon loOle s Cove  885-9973 886 29.18  Commercial Containers available  TREE TOPPING ~~       "  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD  Clean up your wooded areas  Remove lower limbs tor VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Volen  886-959<  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving 8. Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  Phone anb-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     RR   I  Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION 8. MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon toPenderHarbour  Res. 886-9949  Maintenance  Continuous  Free  Estimates  886-7318  P.O. Box 748  �� At rear of Shannon Industrial Supplies   Gibsons, B.C.  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS  (Gibsons) Ltd.  Located next to Windsor Plywood  GIBSONS LAWN MOWER &  CHAIN SAW SERVICE 886-2912  Gibsons Industrial Park, #5, Shaw Rd.  "Repairs to all makes"  DOGWOOD CAFE 886-2888  ��� Breakfast  ��� Lunches  ��� Dinners  Gibsons, B.C.1 10.  Coast News, February 21,1978.  Wanted  HELP  St. Mary's Physiotherapy Dept.  again has Issued all of Its crutches  to members of our community.  Mr. Hunter, our Head Physiotherapist, would very much appreciate it If crutches no longer  used or needed could be returned  to the Hospital as soon as  possible. #9  Light ''utv utility trailer with  short wheels. 885-9294. #9  Help   WanteT  HOMFMAKFRS NKKDHD for  new long term tare programme,  Musi have own transportation  and hc wilting io work lull time.  All areas, Including Pender  Harbour. Phone 885*2876 for  interview appointment. f*H  Work Wanted  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  Help Wanted     Work Wanted     Work Wanted For Sale  Boh Kelly Clean Up Ltd.  A load on this truck  is a load off vour mind!  886-9433    ' tfn  Fully Qualified Electrician  it Free Estimates it  880-2546 tfn  * CAT-BACKHOE *  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633 886-9365  * DRUM LESSONS *  For the beginning or advanced  player. Andy: 886-7265. #8  Gel Ready for Spring!  Fruit tree pruning, gardens dug,  pcrrenials divided.   ALSO l-ion  truck for hire, light moving and  hauling, 886-9294. tfn  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. I'hone:    885-9425,  885-9747, 885-3643, 886-9546. tfn  Fast, Clean, Efficient  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Vacuum equipped. 886-7785. tfn  Carpenter-Shlpwrlght-Handyman  Quotes given or by the hour.  Phone 886-2373. #8  ROTO-  TILLING  Let Me Prepare Your  Garden or  Lawn  Area ��� '-  -   ��#  Call Ted  886-  9246  Moving & Hauling  Gardening,   Rubbish   Removal.  House  and Garden   clean-ups.  886-9503 #10  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  Personal  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST  Before you buy, investigate the advantages ol this rent-to-  own plan. All monies paid apply lo purchase. Why tie  up your cash or borrowing power? 1st and last months  rentanddriveaway.  EXAMpLES  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'eturn  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.  or simply return  For further Information CALL COLLECT  GILLE   CHAMPAGNE    987-7111  Belmont Leasing Ltd.  1160 Marine Drive  North Vancouver, B.C. D00479A  For Explosive Requirements:  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse, contact Gwen Nimmo,  Cemetery Road. Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute. #7tfn  INCOME TAX SERVICE  Personal and Business  File early, avoid the rush.  886-2821 I0-'lp.m.or5-8p.m. #9  Opportunities  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  INVITATION TO TENDER  for the provision of fuel  oil to the Gibsons Swimming pool  Bids will be received by the  undersigned up until  4:30 p.m., February 28,  1978, for the supply of  fuel oil to a 2,000 gallon  tank serving the Gibsons  Swimming Pool directly  south of the Gibsons  Winter Club on Highway  101 and Park Road.  Village       of       Gibsons,  P.O.Box 340,  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  J.W.Copland  Municipal Clerk  DISCERNING ADULTS: Shop  discreetly by mail. Send $1.00  for our latest fully illustrated  catalogue of marital aids for  both ladies and gentlemen.  Direct Action Marketing Inc.  Dept. U.K.. P.O. Box 3268.  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3X9.       tfq  Alcoholics Anonymous meetings,  Gibsons Athletic Hall. 8:30 p.m.  Every Monday. 886-9059 or  886-9904 for information.       #26  LIVESTOCK  Hay for sale - $1.00 a bale. Mulch  50 cents. 885-9357. tfn  HORSESHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eves.        #41  For Safe  2 oil barrels with steel stands  $15.00; 1 heavy barrel for fuel  or incinerator. $4:00; electric  floor polisher. $10.00; 7'x7'  tent. $35.00.Call 886-9340        #8  Folding high chair, $15.00;  play pen - small mesh with lid  and mattress, $15.00; 8' fibre-  glass boat needs repair, $35.00.  886-2513. #10  1 Simplicity 7-h.p. rototiller  tractor; Inglis dryer 230V; 18  cu.ft.chest freezer; 1 wringer  washer; small spin washer;  G.E.automatic washer; 16 cu.ft.  frost free fridge; 1 hostess  chair; wooden table and 4 chairs.  Phone 886-9959. tfn  Single bed with box spring,$50.0(1  Double bed with head board,  $50.00   Phone 885-3773.        #10.  el >M*  LORR1EGIRARD  886-7760  JONMcRAE  885-3670  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3545   ARNEPETTERSEN  886-9793  HOMES  CHASTER ROAD Three bedroom full  basement home nestled in the trees for  privacy. Five large skylights provide a  bright and sunny atmosphere for your  family Two finished fireplaces, raised  hearth with semi-circular openings  Large carport and nearly 500 square  feet ot sundeck $54,900  FAIRMONT ROAD Exceptional large  home on l'.< acres, spectacular view in  Gibsons This 1388 square foot home  has many extra features including three  bedrooms main floor, full basement,  2 heatilator fireplaces, stereo system to  all rooms, ihree full baths, sauna, double  healed garage with electric eye, huge  sundeck, paved driveway This hor ) has  everything' Se�� il today $78,580  DAVIS ROAD Charming sable rooled  three bedroom Single slorey home on  b fully landscaped lol Large utility room  for washer dryer tint] storage The  cement slab carport could easily bo  finished as a rec room The perfect  family home close to schools, shopping,  the curling rink and thfl new swimming  pool $37,900  TRAIL BAY Co/y older type home on  leased waterfront properly Situated m  a peaceful and quiet area with a safe  sandy beach, beautiful view and desirable southwesterly exposure. Large  lot with level landscaped grounds around  the home and a nicely treed bank to the  rear. $15,000  WATERFRONT Sechelt Reserve lease.  Large lot approximately 60 x 300. Small  rented cottage on level waterfront lot.  Hydro In, water available. This is a  very exclusive protected area. $5,750  *****************  DAVIDSON ROAD: Spectacular view  and privacy m Langdale Ridge. Large  three bedroom home has all large rooms.  Fireplace downstairs Separate carport  allows more room for expansion in the  full basement. Large cedar sundeck and  many extra features Enter by way of  nicely treed panhandle driveway to the  Vi acre you can call home. $54,900.  *****************  GRANDVIEW ROAD: Fantastic fully  finished large family home on almost one  acre view lot. Three bedrooms on main  floor plus another finished In basement.  Rec room is roughed In with plumbing for  wet bar. Two fireplaces, skylights,  special lighting and large sundeck over  double tarpon  Excellent value. $64,900.  SARGENT ROAD: Large lamily home  with a panoramic view on a landscaped  lot. Three bedrooms, ensuite off the  master bedroom. Fireplaces up and  down. Finished basement Includes rec  room, laundry room and workshop.  Close lo schools and shopping.    $61,500.  SEAVIEW LANE: Approximately 2 acres  of forested WATERFRONT property in  West Sechelt. 1758 square foot three  bedroom home Sauna and beach  house combo on beach. Enjoy the view  from the glass enclosed patio on the  front ot the house ot Ihe Trail Islands.  $146,500.  COUNTRY ESTATE: King Road  Spacious and modern home situated on  nearly 5 acres of cleared land ideally  suited for a family wanting a place for  hobby farming, horses, poultry, etc In  addition there Is a separate large home  with 5 to 6 bedrooms, plus a giant workshop. This could be an excellent source  for revenue. The property is situated  only 2 miles Irom Sunnycrest Shopping  Centre. This whole package of possibilities is now available at $140,000.  *****************  DAVIS BAY: Mission Point waterfront.  Two small cottages on 60' waterfront  property with a 20' lane along side.  Property is on Tsawcome lease land and  is prepaid to October 1993. Level to  beach, privacy and spectacular unobstructed view Tenant presently renting  one of the cottages. This is your opportunity to invest in desirable water-  frontage- $24,900  SARGENT ROAD: Custom built uniquely designed home. Spectacular view,  landscaped terraced lot In exceptionally  good area. Three bedrooms on main  floor, sunken living room, two fireplaces,  ensuite plumbing off master bedroom  Full basement, built in bar. If you are  looking for quality built and original  design this is the home for you. All  appliances included $72,900  GOWER POINT ROAD 2 bedroom  starter home. This old timer close lo  shopping and the post office has to bo  seen. Cement foundation under 656 sq  It. storage area 220 sq fl includes fridge  and stove $22,500  GRANDVIEW ROAD: Quality built  new 1300 square fool home with  full basement. Many extra features  including heatilator fireplace. Two  full baths. Plumbing roughed-in  in basement. Built-in dishwasher,  fridge and stove. Wall to wall carpeting throughout. $58,500.  NORTH ROAD: Fantastic potential  here! 4V? acres level, mostly cleared  property A truly lovely double wide  24 x 60,1440 square loot luxurious mobile  home. Has a built In wel bar, lamily  room, huge square bathlub in ensuite  off master bedroom and walk-in closet.  Three bedrooms, wall to wall carpet  throughout. All this plus a three bedroom home with acorn fireplace. Presently rented lor $200.00 per month. Make an  appointment io see this today.     $75,000  LOTS  MUST BE  SOLD     One ol the better  building lots on Prall Road    Cleared,  level, with view to South     Oilers to  $11,900.  ����������������������*����������  ALDEH8PRING ROAD: SO1 �� 150' ol  the best garden soil In the heart of  Gibsons On sewer close to shopping  and Post Office Potential view of Ihe  Bay area. Excellent terms available.  110,500  GOWER POINT ROAD: 100' ol water-  frontage, steep but manageable slope.  Hydro and water on Ihe esplanade road.  217' deep with a completely unimpeded  view to Vancouver Island. Faces south  west for lots of sunshine. $15,900.  POPLAR LANE: Newly completed!  The most conveniently located subdivision In Gibsons. Only 2 blocks from  shopping centre and both elementary  schools and secondary. Level building  siles with some clearing on a newly  lormed cul-de-sac These prime lots on  sewer and all services are going fast.  Get yours now while they lasl. Priced  Irom $11,900.  DAVIDSON ROAD: Fantaslc view from  Langdale Ridge This lot has a small  creok on the very back ol the property.  All new homes in this area. This lol Is  a full 215th ol an acre $14,900.  WHARF ROAD: At the corner ol Davidson. With a little easy clearing this  lot will be ready to build on. Walking  distance to the ferry. Lot size is BO' *  110'. $12,900.  VELVET ROAD: Beautiful view lot In  desirable area. Priced well below asses-  sedvalueat: $11,000.  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: with  waterfront as scarce as it is this double  use lot represents real value.      $22,000.  SECHELT INLET ESTATES: Deluxe  lots with a speclacular view of Porpoise  Bay. Beach facilities, nearby moorage,  water, hydro and telephone at each lot.  Only 4V.. miles to the conveniences ol  Sechelt.  SOUTH FLETCHER: At School Road.  Two lota ol 40' x 150' each. One lol  has a cottage which could be rented  These lots are mostly cleared and ready  for building. A speclacular view of the  entire Bay area and Keats Island is  includedinlheprlceof: $27,500.  HILLCREST ROAD: Only $3,000 downl  Balance by Agreement tor Sale will  purchase one ot these beautiful view lots  at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. All  underground services so there is nothing  to mar the view. These lots are cleared  and ready to build on. The ravine in  front will ensure your privacy. These  lots represent excellent value. Priced  from $13,900.10 $16,900.  FIRCREST PLACE: Lovely secluded  level corner lot, 61' x 131' surrounded by  evergreens. Water hook up is paid.  $9,900.  ACREAGE  ��*��������*������������4Mr��>��i  4.6 acres of excellent holding property  close to Soames Point Park. Partially  cleared. Try your nllers. $32,000.  ��������**����������������������  GRANDVIEW ROAD AT 9lh: Over Vi  acre very private with view. House  plans and building permit paid for and  included in price. Foundation, floor  slab, and plumbing all in for a 28' x 42'  {1176sq, ft. building). $19,900  ROBERTS CREEK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the centre.  Develop both sides of the road. Try all  offers. 5acres $25,000  GIBSONS: Park Road. Excellent prospects tor the one who holds this potentially commercially zoned 5 acres Lightly  cleared, close to shopping centre and  schools. $59,000  283 motor with 2 speed trans.  In excellent cond. $75.00 Firm.  Ask for Steve at 886-9773. #8  Record turntable, dual 1214,  wood base and cover, 886-7683.  ���m  SECHELT TAX SERVICE.Your  local tax man on CowrieStreet,  Sechelt.  9:30-5:30  Tuesday-Saturday  tfn  FOR SALE  Small used record shop, pocket-  books, music accessories. In  (iibsons. Great potential. $3,500.  886-9737, ��5tfn  25' Bayliner Sunbrldge model  200 Volvo, swim grid, sounder,  compass. C.B. - power winch,  dual batteries, extra prop, etc.  Still under warranty. $lb,000.  o.b.o. 885-3591. #8  Seagull ��� Silver Century long  shaft, new. still under warranty.  Cost $520. for $400. Phone  885-3591', HH  HOMEMADE MITTS  Crocheted cushions, knitted socks  886-780(1. #8  Professional Ear Piercing  Fast and Painless, lovely birth-  stone studs and Pewter earrings. Gibsons Girl & Guys  Salon, Lower Gibsons. Call  886-2120. tfn  GOOD MIXED HAY  20 bale  lots.   $1.50 per bale.  886-2887 or 886-9033. tfn  Doing   your   own    upholstery?  We have all supplies.  Need a new mattress? Try foam!  All sizes.  Custom Tire Covers - Sec our  samples at: W.W. UPHOLSTERY  & BOAT TOPS LTD. 886-73IOrr6tl  1976 Glcnrivcr home, 12 x 68',  3 bdrm. set-up with porch in  Mobile park, 8 ft. camper needs  some work, offers. 10 ft. Davidson boat with Seagull motor,  boat needs some work. Call  885-2496. #9  APPLIANCES  Trade in your old appliances  on Ihe new HOTPOINT Line  at the new MACLEODS Store  In Sechelt.  ALDER -$45.00 a Cord  Delivered. 885-2456. tfn  23 foot new all fibreglass hull,  S2.800 or closest offer. 886-2120  Mon. Thur. Sal. or 886-7423  eves, after 5:30 p.m. #9  For Sale  30" electric range, very clean,  $35.00. Single laundry tub on  legs, $10.00.886-7559. '      #7lfn  MUSIC WEAVERS  USED  RECORDS.POCKET BOOKS,  GUITARS  &  Musical Accessories  Lower Gibsons  ^       886-9737        t  For Rent  Found  For Rent  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm.  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close to  schools and shopping. 886-7836  tfn  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300. per mo. Call  886-2703. tfn  1 bdrm furnished duplex, all  electric, avail. Feb. 5. $150. per  month. Sorry, no children or  pets. Sunshine Coast Trailer  Park. 886-9826. #5tfn  2 bedroom duplex. Marlcne  Road. 886-7037. #8  Suites for rent. 2 and 3 bedrooms,  immediate occupancy. Sunshine  Coast Highway, Gibsons. Phone  112-581-0024. #9  2 bdrm mobile home, fridge,  stove, sonic furniture. Gibsons  area. $195. per mo. including  pad rent, avail, immed. Call  885-34l7or885-3310. #7tfn  1 BR trailer, furnished. Centre  of town. Suit single, mature person.    $155    per    mo.886-9269.  #10  3 bdrm house, Roberts Creek.  Elect.heat.Available March 15  References required. $300  per month. 886-2744. #10  Glen Road - 2 bdrm home with  fireplace, kitchen stove, view and  close to all facilities. $230.00  monthly. Phone 886-2075. #8  Gibsons   waterfront,    furnished  1 bdrm suite. $135 per month.  886-7108 #8  2 bedroom home, centrally  located. Floron Agencies. 886-  2248. #9  Short fur jacket on Roberts  Creek Lower Rd. Claim at Coast  News office. #8  Cors & Trucks  1974 Ford Econo, E300. window  van. After6call 886-2964.        #8  1968 Mustang. P.S.. P.B.. V8.  only 68.000 miles. Extra wheels  and radial snow tires. After 6  call 886-7009. #8  1972 Capri V6. 4-spced. headers, J  radials, radio & tape deck.    As {  is $1,800.   I'hone between 6 - 8 t  p.m. 886-2357. #10 t  1957Chev Belair. 2-door hardtop.   |  350 turbo trans. "���  FOR RENT  1, 2, and 3 bedroom  APARTMENTS  Phone 886-2417  Wanted fo  Renf  Fully modem 3 bdrm  in lower Gibsons, carpeted  throughout. Fireplace. Avail,  immed. $300. per mo.  2 bdrm apartment  overlooking Keats Island, lower  Gibsons. Carpeted, modern,  $230. per mo.  CENTURY WEST  REAL ESTATE LTD.  885-3271  are looking for  furnished houses and  suites available on  April 1st.  Any available accommodations please  phone Mr. Hansen  65-8050  I  Boats  DON'T MISS THE  MICRO-WAVE  DEMONSTRATION  SAT. FEB. 25th  AT J&C ELECTRONICS  COWRIE ST.. SECHELT  885-2568  SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46  CLERICAL   EMPLOYMENT  TYPING TESTS  Persons interested in obtaining clerical positions with this School District are reminded  that their application will not be considered  unless they have obtained the established  standard in typing and clerical aptitude tests.  Tests are run approximately twice a year and  the next set will take place on Thursday,  February 23rd, at Elphinstone Secondary  School, commencing at 7:00 p.m. Persons  intendint to sit the test should notify the School  Board Office. There are no clerical vacancies  at present, these tests are being run to update  the School Board lists of possible appointees  in the event a vacancy or vacancies do occur.  R.Mills  Secretary-Treasurer  IAN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Prompt attention to your marine  survey    requirements    for    all  transactions and Insurance needs.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.     #52  HIGGS MARINE iuRVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone:    885-9425,  885-9747,885-3643,886-9546. tfn  12 ft. aluminum boat & trailer,  motor, oars and spare tire &  wheel. All in excellent condition.  886-2557. #8  327, good body  $2,400. 886-7834. #9  I960 V.W. Van. partly camperl-  /ed and 2 V.W. hectics, for  parts. Best offer. After 4 p.m.  call 885-9341. #9  1959 V.W. bottle, good cond.  new brakes iV. tunc up. high-back  scats, $300. 1971 Dune Buggy,  excel, cond. $1,500.    Wrecking  1972 Pontlac wagon. 350 auto.  Phone 886-2432. #9  1973 Datsun pick up, heavy  duty susp., radials good running  condition. 58.000 miles, $1,700. '  #8  1963 Valiant Sygnet, 2 dr H.T.  in good running order. Asking  $500. Davs. 886-2277, Eves,  886-9793. #10  1971 Datsun 1200, 40,000 miles,  needs work. $250.Apply Box 7,  Coast News. #8  1973 VW-Supcr Beetle. Owner  Must Sell. $1,800 O.B.O. Call  886-9656. #8  1972 Fiat Wagon, Good condition,   $650.00.    Call    886-2323.  #8  1968 Chevelle - Two door hard  lop. 90.000 miles. Best offers.  One Owner. Call 885-5007.        #8  1974 Datsun B-210, 29,000  miles, Best offer.885-5007        #8  1969 Ma/da 1600, Station Wagon. $450. Call 886-2431 #8  1975 Gold Austin Marina, Automatic, 22.000 miles, good condition.    $3,000   O.B.O.    Phone  883-9287. #8  1969 Toyota Corona automatic,  good running condition, no reverse, besl offer.886-9347"       #8 '  1973 Datsun automatic. Very  good condition. Daytime - 885-  3271; evening - 886-2373. $1200.  Property  LOST  small white dog. terrier cross.  6   mo.   old,   Gibsons.886-8050.  #8  $100.00 REWARD  Lost   December,   sadly   missed  every day.     Keepsake bracelet  Mexican    silver    with    raised  green stones.886-7610, Joan.   #8  2 magnetic door signs. Totem  Log Handling. $10.00 Reward.  886-9880. #8  Sterling silver medical bracelet  with inscription - Morphine and  I.V. Lost cither in Gibsons or  Sechelt. 886-7031 or drop off  at any newspaper office. #8  BY OWNER  Langdale, brand new home,  1322 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, ensuite off master, large kitchen  and nook. Beautiful Cameo  marble fireplace, with heatilator up and downstairs. Alio  roughed-in two rooms and  balh downstairs. Beautiful  view on comer lot. This home  must be seen to be appreciated. $63,000. Please  call 886-2300. #9  Cleared building lot on Hydro  and Regional water. Roberts  Creek. After 6 call 886-7009.    #8  OWNER DESPERATE  Langdale Chines ��� Vi acre, view  $12,000. Langdale Ridge - view.  $9,500. Make an offer. Call  886-7218. #8  K. BUTLER  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  1538 Gower Point Road  Gibsons  886-2607  license.  6 DAY WEEK  FINANCING AVAILABLE  YOUR AUTOPLAN CENTRE  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  SARGENT ROAD: One ol the  finest views In Gibsons. This 3  BR lull basement home sits on a  large 132' frontage lot on the  lower side of road, Is mostly  landscaped and terraced. Features Include 2 F.P., double  glass, ensuite of large master  REVENUE: Duplex & guest  cottage on 2 fully landscaped  lots, plus 2-car garage & large  workshop. Brings $365.income  while you live in well maintained  2 B.R.top floor. This one should  be seen at $67,500.  HWY 101: Over5ac. of sloping  property running between  Mwy & Lower Rd. About 2 ac.  cleared with nice home, 2 good  sheds, fruit trees etc. Could  subdivide If zoning was changed.  Asking $65,000.  GRANTHAMS: Good family  home on 1 ac. of prime view  property. 383' frontage on paved  road & has been approved for  4-lot subdivision when community water available. This  would make a good investment  with offers to $59,000.  BR, custom closets, 100%  linen fully lined drapes in  L.R. & D.R., air cleaner on oil  furnace, plus many, many  more. If you are looking for a  quality family home you should  see this one. Priced to sell at  $69,500.  ROBERTS CREEK: Over 1 ac  with 300' frontage on Beach  Ave. A beautiful homeslte.  Can be subdivided. $25,000.  2 yr. old 65' x 12' mobile home  nestled In on 1 ac. of park like  property. Should be seen at  $42,500.  In private setting on nicely treed  ac. Well constructed 5-rm  bungalow. Consisting 2 bdrms,  cozy L.R. with F.P., modern  U-shape kitchen off spacious  D.R. Utility, attached carport.  A terrific buy at only $49,500.  SOAMES POINT: 3 waterfront  lots. Approximately 1.5 acres  each with 100' frontage on Howe  Sound. Only $40,000. each. Coast News, February 21,1978.  11.  ftopwfr Mobile Homes  HOUSE  FOR SALE  Opposite Seaside  Plumbing, North  Road.  Open for Offers  60-day removal  888-7700  or  886-7896  Lot, 72 x 130', all cleared, ready  to build, one block from shopping  centre. $13,500. 886-9102.     #10  A number to not*]  885.3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  PRICE REDUCED $4,000.1!  1559 Abbs Road, panoramic view,  3   bdrm,    finished    basement,  2 F.P., large sundeck, covered  patio, 2 carports, plus Mother-in-  law suite. $72,000. 886-7559. #7tf  Older home with beautiful view,  3 bedrooms, basement, W/W,  elec. stove, fridge, deep freeze &  garbage burner, double garage &  workshop with own 100 amp  service. On cable, sewer, etc.  $37,900. firm. Evenings call  886-2990. #10  New 3 bdrm 1,000 sq.ft. with  view, Wilson Creek. Asking  $39,000. Phone 885-3773.       #10  "COAST*  885-9979  HOMES  ��a*r   lantM  Complete Selection  of Mobile Homes  MOBILE HOMES  IN STOCK NOW!  Immediate Delivery  ii Twins!    14 ft. wide!  it 24x44 3 bdrm.  Slant  it 24x52 2 bdrm. SOLD  6 24x52  2  bdrm.   Den  ���'.  24x523 bdrm.  Front & Rear  24x60  3  bdrm.   Den  ���..   14x702bdrm. Loaded!  ..  3 used 12 ft. Wides  15% Down Payment  15 year bank terms apply  Also 25 year  Bank Mortgages  885-9979  M.D.L.00623A  COAST HOMES  Across from  Sechelt Legion  Dave: 885-3859  evenings  Bill: 885-2084  evenings  Davis Bay, view home, 1,300  sq.ft. 3 bdrm, ensuite, double  glass, heatilator cameo stone  fireplace, sun deck, full basemt  with f.p. Asking $66,000. Phone  885-3773. #10  Looking for your first home?  Compact 2 bdrm, A-frame.  New carpets throughout, electric  stove, fridge and heat. Fully  insulated. F.P. $23,000, 10%  d.p. possible bank finance for  balance. 886-9269 #10  By owner ��� 66' homesite, south  side of Abbs Rd. in Lower Gibsons Village. Commanding  view south & west. Potentially  private yard, easy slope to  build on. Area of fine homes.  Phone Vancouver 687-1774,  6p.m.to9p.m. #10  Selma Park, well built, 5 yr old  no basement home. 3 bdrm,  stone f.place, large living room,  large lot, greenhouse, and more.  885-9328. #10  Langdale Ridge, Large view lot.  886-7581. #10  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.       #8  Opportunities  * Portraits       * Weddings *  * Passports  * Commercial *  * Copy and Restoration work w  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call 886-7964.  Mobile Homes  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  NEW UNITS  14 x 70 Atco. 3 bdrm, carpet  throughout. Fully furnished  In Colonial decor. Built-in  combination dishwasher,  range with eye-level oven  built-in buffet with hutch.  14 x 70 Manco, 3 bdrm. plus  den. Fully furnished. Built-in  dishwasher, washer & dryer,  range and fridge. Carpet  throughout. 2-piece ensuite  plumbing.  USED UNITS  1969 General 12 x 64', 3-  bedroom, utility room, partial  ly furnished. $9,800.  1966 Chickasha 10x50 - 1  bdrm. furnished with 14 x 20  extension. Loads of cupboards. Set up on large, well  landscaped lot.  24 x 48 double wide, 2 bdrms  plus den, fully carpeted,  5 appliances. Urge sundeck  two paved driveways.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOMEPARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  12 x 60 Mobile Home, semi-  furnished on Landscaped lot on  North Road. School bus stops  right at driveway, mail box is  close by too. A good price at  $24,700 or make me an offer.  886-9041. tfn  Travel  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  NofUkwed  Take  advantage  of  our services in planning your holiday or  business trip.  BOOKINGS FOR  CHARTER FLIGHTS  TO EUROPE NOW  AVAILABLE. CALL  US FOR  INFORMATION.  AGNES LABONTE  886-7710  BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  & YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Lodge, Trailer Court,Marina  on Babine Lake. Year-round  lucrative business in expanding  area. Owner expanding into  different venture. Write Box  1. Topley Landing, B.C.Phone  (604)697-2313. #8  EARN $200.00 monthly part-  time; $1,000. full time. Easy to  succeed with our training. Write  Fuller Brush Company, C/O  Box 108, 808. 207 West Hastings  St., Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7,  or Mr. T. Diamond, R.R. 3,  Kamloops, B.C. V2C5K1.       tfn  MACHINERY  D7 Cat 3T/S. Good operating  condition, c/w hyd. A blade,  winch, $8,900. Skidders, 1969  404 Timberjack, good operating  condition, $7,500. 540A John  Deere 1973, excellent condition.  D.Martin Equipment. Kamloops,  372-5642,374-1506. #8  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Pub.Excellent financing.Trc-  mendous location and sales.  Owner's accommodation. For  $225,000. Phone Don Mars,  395-4975 or write M & R Realty,  Box 68, 100 Mile House, B.C.  V0K2E0. phone 395-2251.        #8  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Laundromat - land and building  18 washers, 12 dryers. Space  for 6 washers, 2 dryers - extractor. Phone Walter Laidlaw,  Fowli Nicholson Realty, Phone  679-3224 (davs), 679-3964 (eves).  #8  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Retiring auto wrecking on Highway 97, excellent turnover and  still growing.$150,000 with  reasonable lease or can purchase  property with business. All  offers considered. Will accept  development property on trade.  Phone 392-5837. #9  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  When you own a "Propershop"  Dryclcaning store, the only  wages are yours, and so are the  profits.Write Propershop Dry-  cleaning Stores. 5318 Camaro  Drive. Delta, B.C.V4M 2B9  #8,10  HELP WANTED  Two vibrant Edmonton and area  weekly newspapers require aggressive experienced advertising salespeople. Excellent  remuneration. Write Ootes  Press. Eastgale Mall. Sherwood  Park, Alberta. Phone (403)  998-7070. #8  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Vinyldeck Installations Ltd.,  with branches throughout the  Lower Mainland, has a dealership opening in this area. We  train and guide you. Earn up to  $40.00 per hour. Small investment required.Phone 465-  5789 or 530-4986. #8  GARDENING  Bulk Pack Seeds, vegetables,  herbs.Canada No.l seed price  list on request. Inquire early.  Farm and Garden Supply. Box  10, Summcrland, B.C.VOHIZO.  494-3806 #8  Sechelt Tax  Service  by Casey Brennan  Eligible deductions  transferred  from spouse  'Eligible deductions transferred from spouse' - that's quite  a mouthful, but line 55 on your  tax return can save you a few  bucks if you qualify - and if  you take the time to figure it  out. The people most likely to  gain benefit from this deduction  are older (65 and older), retired  couples, but younger couples  can also use this deduction  provided that they have qualifying income. Stated simply,  this deduction allows you to use  that part of your spouse's deductions that hc, or she, does  not need lo reduce his or her  taxable income to zero. If your  spouse has taxable income (line  hOon their return), then you may  not claim anything using this  deduction. It is not necessary  for your spouse lo file a tax  return for you to claim a transferred deduction, but you must  include anv information slips  (T4A, T5, T4P. T600, etc.) that  your spouse received, with your  return. Here is an example of  how to use this deduction.  Jack and Rose are a married  (legally ��� not common-law) couple. Jack is 68 years old and does  not work. Hc gets the Canada  Pension ($1,900). Old Age Security Pension ($1,746), CN Pension ($900), and bond interest  (5750) for a total income of  $5,296. His total deductions and  exemptions are $5,340. Rose  works for B.C.Ferries as a pilot  and makes $34,000 a year. She  is allowed to claim $44 as an  eligible deduction transferred  from spouse. This may not  sound like a hell of a lot, but  better Rose than Ottawa.  Here is another example:  Mike and Martha arc a married  (legally - not common-law)  couple. Martha works, making  $15,000 a year. Mike stays  at home and takes care of the  children. He receives $794 a  year from a term deposit that  he has in the bank. Martha  normally claims Mike as a dependant under the Married  exemption section of her tax  return. Mike does not normally  file a tax return. When Martha  calculates her exemption for  Mike she subtracts the $794  from $2,370 thus giving her a  married exemption of $1,576  instead of the normal exemption  of $1,990.   Because Mike does  10 x 55' mobile home, fridge,  stove, washer, dryer. $5,800.  886-9137. #9  BLANKET B.C. & YUKON  CLASSIFIED ADS  REAL ESTATE  40 and 10 acre adjoining lots.  Fertile bottom land near Creston.  Older 2-bedroom home in Creston. Separate or together. Box  2088 Creston, B.C. (604) 428-  4034. #8  VINYLDECK INSTALLATIONS  Ltd. with branches throughout  thc Lower Mainland, has a  dealership opening in this area.  Wc train and guide you. Earn  up to $40.00 an hour. Small  investment required. I'hone  465-5789 or 539-4986. #2  REAL ESTATE  1200 square feet house on 2.84  acres 20 miles cast of Princeton. Highway, river frontage,  fruit trees, garden, outbuildings.  Approved for camper spaces.  $48,000. Phone 292-8572 #8  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  Cedar Beach Resort: Salt Spring  Island. 17 all-electric self-contained units. Swimming pool,  etc. Owner is selling lucrative  family business. $325,000.  Suitable terms.Home part payment? Contact J.Kenton, 537-  2205 or write RR#1, Ganges.  B.C. VOS 1E0 #8  REALESTATE  Health sale - 480 acres Hay  Cattle ranch, all amenities,3  bedroom home, good water.etc.  Principals only.Write Box 413,  Telkwa, B.C.V0J 2X0 #8  REAL ESTATE  480 deeded acres, partially  cleared and fenced. Lots of  water. Priced at $80,000. Box  647, Vanderhoof, B.C.V0J 3A0.  #8  Plkh-lnlS  Keep  British Columbia  Beautiful  Guess Where  VLASSIFIFD MDS  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded for Ihe  correct location of the above. Send your entries  to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons, The name  drawn from the barrel last week was that of  Laura Higgs of Box 196, Sechell. who correctly  identified the pictured anchor as being on the  wall of the Secret Cove Marina.  not have any taxable income,  his allowable interest and divi-  dents deduction of $1,000 (in  this case it is $794) is not needed  and can be transferred to Martha.  Thus she gets a married exemption for Mike of $1,576. plus a  transferred deduction of $794.  for a total of $2,370. This is  $380 more than she would get  if she had not completed Schedule  Nine. Remember, your spouse  must have had income in a qualifying arealPension income or  Interest income), or personal exemptions (Age or Blindness),  that he or she does not use to  reduce his or her taxable income  to zero.  Two   weeks    from    tuda>  Rental Income and Capital Gain.  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Rev.T.Nicholson, Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechell:8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holy Family Church  8S5-9526  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat. ,4:00 p.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-975(1 or 883-2736  Sechelt  open   for  Tax Service is now  business on Cowrie  Street in Sechelt. Look for our  sign next to Pentangle Plants.  There will be no article next  week. Instead wc will be open  to answer any questions that you  may have and to give estimates  for preparing your return. As  yet wc do nol have a telephone,  tint if you wish to write our address is Box 745. Sechelt.  PILEDRIVER WORKING  In the Secret Cove - Pender Harbour  area. Piling orders on new or used now  being taken. Good prices. Free estimates.  886-2875  HANSON MARINE CONTRACTORS LTD  v*,*  PILEDRIVING BREAKWATERS  ANCHORS HEAVY LIFTING  SALVAGE tCONSTRUCTION  GAMBIER  ISLAND  R.R. 3 GIBSONS B.C.  886-2875  HOMEOWNERS  BUILDERS  CONTRACTORS  ONE   STOP  SERVICE  Let us help you colour co-ordinate  your #   Counters  *���   Cabinets  #   Flooring  (carpets or Lino)  >}   Draperies  I STOP  ONE CALL DOES IT ALL !  - DESIGN - CONSULTATIONS - FREE ESTIMATES -  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  886-9411  KEN DEVRIES & SON LTD.  886-7112  6  UNITED CHURCH  :v. Annette M.Rcinhardl  9:30 a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  88H-2333  CLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 88b-2bb0  Sunday School -9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00a.m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  "There is nothing in this world that some person  somewhere cannot produce more cheaply.  Those that consider price alone  are this man's lawful prey"    Author unknown.  For quality auto body repairs  bring your car to - -  (MfcVlN  BBG-7133  We handle I.C.B.C. claims.  CAR inSURAMC  &R���GISTRATK>n  due Pebruauj 20th!  Ilk can help with  a low*co/t  PCRSOAM lOflll  The 27th  Annual General Meeting  at Gibsons Legion 109  Saturday, March 18th at 8 p.m.  a Buffet Supper will be  served at 6:30 p.m.  Buffet Tickets may be  Purchased at the Credit Union Office  Poll fflcllon Indu/trie/ Gib/on/.  Vfedlt UfllOfl  "Serving the entire community"  P.O. Box 715  Gibsons, B.C. VON IV0  Telephone: 886-8121 Located next door to Coast News  Hours:  10-5 Tues. to Thurs.; 10-5:30 Fri.; 10-1 Sat. V lil>iii*m*!llllriilHII II  'M*wikhmiw''Yw\ttm^^^^  ;il  Have hopes  with a  Credit Union  RRSP'  Presently paying  11  o  ,r;r.v.wmm  Q  g:  '!<���<  Interest rate reviewed periodically for possible adjustments.  For the Registered Retirement Savings Plan that helps you  save for important things (while deferring taxes), come in  and see us. We'll give you a free brochure that points out all  the special ways our plan can help you. Or talk with our  RRSP representative ... no obligation. At your Credit Union,  we're looking forward to serving you!  Deadline for claiming contributions to your RRSP for the 1977  taxation year is March 1st, 1978.  ;:.,-���..  I;: -1 ':  ;���  >[  redit Unio  Cowrie Street, Sechelt, B. C. 885-3255  Better in so many ways  * Trusteed by: B.C.CENTKVIL CREDIT UNION  * i I '


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