BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

Sunshine Coast News Nov 7, 1978

Item Metadata

Download

Media
xcoastnews-1.0175830.pdf
Metadata
JSON: xcoastnews-1.0175830.json
JSON-LD: xcoastnews-1.0175830-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xcoastnews-1.0175830-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xcoastnews-1.0175830-rdf.json
Turtle: xcoastnews-1.0175830-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xcoastnews-1.0175830-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xcoastnews-1.0175830-source.json
Full Text
xcoastnews-1.0175830-fulltext.txt
Citation
xcoastnews-1.0175830.ris

Full Text

Array w  aawam  LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY I  I   PARLIAMENT BUaDlNOS I  U((rt)��IA, WUTISH COLUMBIA       1  aV -m, ..jX'  w  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  November/. 1978  Volume 31, Number 45  For Gibsons Council  Candidates  Keith Evans  ^ Lest  we  forget I  Bv John Burnside  A newcomer on the political  scene this year is Keith  Evans who is running for an  aldcrmanic scat on the Gibsons village council. Keith  was born in Stockport, a suburb of Manchester and came  to the west coast in 1956  at the age of seven, living at  Crescent Beach until he  moved to the Sunshine Coasl  two years ago.  Keith is a log inspector with  Canadian Forest Products at  Port Mellon. He is university  trained, having attended  the University of Windsor  and Queen's University in  Kingston. Hc is married with  two children.  Since arriving on the Sunshine Coast, Keith has not  been inactive in community  affairs.    Hc   organized   the  tennis tournament for the  past two Sea Cavalcades and  played on both the Elphinstone Wanderers and the  Raiders. He is also becoming  involved with the local drama  club, the Driftwood Players.  Needless lo say. one of  Keith's interests in seeking  an aldcrmanic position is  recreation. "A Recreation  Commission should bc formed  to co-ordinate the recreation  facilities we now have and to  plan for future development.  Of primary importance is an  established plan for Brothers  Park. Very little has been  done aboul this in thc past  twoyears."  Another area of great importance, in the opinion of thc  candidate, is thc need to  rejuvenate thc lower village  as thc core of thc community.  In this area Keith sees the  need for a marina but stresses  that it should be primarily  for local residents. "There  should be overnight moorage  but we should not become a  parking lot for Vancouver.  They'll come over here with  their groceries and everything  else and do very little for the  economy of our community,"  said Evans.  Evans also stressed the  need for greater communication between the elected  officials and ihe taxpayers.  "It's up to thc individual  aldermen to communicate  with the populace." hc said.  the whitewashed wall of. yes I believe it was a hospital anil  _   Jftes momentarily excusing himself and going round the corner  Lest we forget. Of course, most of us don't even bejjinw to relieve himself or get a cup of tea and the stray shell came  know let alone remember. Oh. our consciousness has beeti and on his return there were bits ol bodies splattered on the  troubled from time lo time when vv��tead great books about.war, wall where his mates had been moments before. 1 le broke dow n  the occasional movie has conyejted on brief occasion the terrible and wept and I stared numbly realizing that I had been leasing  starknessof war, and we have all seen film clips of the stunned out of him stories that he desperalclv Iried to keep from remem-  and starved inmates of the dreadful camps. More recently in bering and I never asked him to speak "I it again  colour in our very livingrqoms we have been made aware Of Lest we forget. And let our memories not be righteous ones  man's capacity for injnimanity in the dreadful drawn out buf- because the perpetrator of air the ateociiics lias been man.  iness in Vietnam, FurtlniiTiost part, however, we live our livtt Creatures-much like ourselves devised"trod buill and operated  in a state of lorgctjjtll bttss unmindful of the horrors.that*af| the hellish extermination camps. Our vvBll-iuicniioncd neigh-  been and might tyJPgataiM .                                    ''V      |'' bours to the south rained gasoline jelly ref%'d lor its adhesive  Lest wc forget.^.lad a jjttmend in,the early Sixties *hM(  an oceupaiion;U"ta^raipist.Her Job was to teat* hobbies''���$?"  old men who had never been-out of hospital since,thi'"  World War. They had come back rromthe trenches andttye  of France as maimed young men and forty years and mote J  they were maimed old men in hospitals learning bo* to  with leather or jevvellery to fill their hours. They wtafe lafl  forgotten by thc reawf us. -   ... .'',.'. i'"  For Sechelt Council  Candidates  Carl Chrismas  ��� qualities and anti-personnel weaponry of the most sophisticatei  ��iort o��?;|he peasants of Vietnam for more tltyii ten v ears �� bile  eperSUaViing themselves they were doing it for ihe peasants'  1 floo��i$jft species, men like ourselves, are capable of great e\ il  and greit error and we mustn't forget it. '   Jg  ������ ���FOr'aflirea'yytbe best way of remembering is to ensure that  Jiryouug hieiiWill not again be slaughtered 'wholesale or irrcpar-  4 ably maimed; to etisure that civilian papulations, women ami  . *;4;*h'w^'��Wlthe very old will not again Makcndcrcd terrorized  Lest wc forgcti For some remembering is a painful b,u^*| antlJWtteless. Surely it is for Us to vow that never again will  A cousin with whom 1 lived in Montrealhad been lit'H^e*^-  chant Marine at the beginning of the war during thel  thc Atlantic. Heewijs torpedoed and fished out of flit^  waters of thc Nofth Atlantic and went and joined"Inejl  Marine Commandoes. H? had service medals fromalnibst^l  ih< ni.ijur b.iiili-iionts'of the war. His wile said he had bee  behind-the-lines m;in killing with the knife, He had,crime1 hoi  alive and whole but tormented, his sleep filled with tel|vfe}|  nightmares. What stoics he mtlst have to tell i thought with the.  crass curiosity of youtliesQJ), how I worked to getTlim to tell-ine  and ambitions so far escape civilized bounds that  ^M*i��pecies, will be ready once again to 'try Havoc and I et  ���WMpiifDogsofWar'. .   .   "i   !jf  eeSSIrely the bestway of remembering is to/refuse to allow the  monstrous follies which plague our history to be repeated. Ihe  fallen can only have fallen in vain if we'allow again the mon-  T?��*rpu;s fever of war to grip usl  In the Eighteenth Century Robert Bums observed sadlv.  "ManV inhumanity to man'.lajjikes countless thousands  wourn," WehereintheTwentietrcCeiitury have developed our  them and oh how he resisted. Finally late at night in a surrinter's abilities tomistreat our fellovvitfi a vaster stale than the poet  cottage in the Lauremians north of Montreal we were drinking, evet-.dreamed of. The dogs op'war that we have leashed are ol'  rum and my persistence paid off and he.Began to tSmehiber.and;- such i sort as to devour us all If they ever be unleashed again.  to speak. He broke down in thc middle-of the first story which ��s;iv AslaVC remember sadl^those who have fallen on this Rcmcm-  I remember it was about a breathing spc'IVa^he war int'He M^>:%taBCe'Oiiy,lr}tip also remember the monstrous lolly ol war  iterranean sunshine of Italy just back of iheNntont,,'a groj|Olinl    '" '���-- *-"������ ������-  young men with the pressure momentarily off lotting against  Lorraine Goddard  fin down and vow our individual vows that  pen more. Lest we forget. Lest wc forget.  Larry Macdonald  Dick Fitchett  Long-time Gibsons resident, Dick Fitchett. has  filed papers and entered the  race for thc two aldcrmanic  scats which fall vacant on  the village council this month.  Dick Fitchett was born in  Saskatchewan but moved to  the Coast and took up residence on Gower Point in 1922.  He went to school in Gibsons  for four years before thc  family moved to Vancouver.  After the Second World  War Dick mvocd back to  Gibsons and opened up thc  Gibsons Building Supply  business from which hc  retired three years ago.  Ted Hume  One of the incumbents  seeking re-election in the  Gibsons municipal election is  Alderman Ted Hume. Ted is  forty-three years old and was  born in Vancouver. He moved  to Port Mellon in 1945 and has  been a resident of thc Sunshine Coast ever since. He is  married with three children  and is self-employed in the  field of heating sales and  service.  Alderman Hume says that  as far as hc can see nothing  controversial is looming ahead  of the Gibsons council, with  the possible exception of thc  marina proposal, studies for  which   are   underway,   "As  Looking oul over Gibsons  Harbour from his home on  the Bluff, Dick contemplates  thc future of the village.  "We must have progress,"  hc says, "but it must bc  orderly and sensible progress.  This is my hometown and I'd  like to bc involved in ensuring  that the progress is indeed  orderly. We don't want any  white elephants. They cost  too much und arc a great  deal of trouble."  Questioned about his views  on the marina, Dick says,  "Well, it's hard to sec why  they need as many as 500  berths, but I'll bc able to  find out more ubout it if I  am elected."  far as I am concerned,"  says the alderman, "the  money that is being spent on  studies of the marina is  money well-spent, for it may  save us millions later if wc  had gone into it ill-advised.  I have no doubt that the  marina would be good for  the village but I urn a bit  skeptical about our ability  to afford it,"  Alderman Hume said he  could see no problems arising  for the village as a result of  thc quashing of the Recreation  Referendum by thc provincial  government. "We have our  pool built und we knew that  it would be run at a deficit,"  hc said. The alderman said  he was not one of those who  saw thc Sunshine Coast as a  single entity. There arc two  communities and several  mini-communities. If the  people in Roberts Creek,  for example, want some of  the advantages of being a  village then they should  incorporate and become  one," hesuid.  "Whether we like it or  not we are becoming a bedroom for Vancouver," said  Hume, "and wc should bc  planning for that kind of  growth. Growth will help  keep the taxes down."  Alderman Lorraine Goddard  has decided to seek re-election to Gibsons Municipal  Council in this month's  elections. "I've taken two  years to learn what I'm doing  and I'd like to put it into  practice for thc next two  years."  Alderman Goddard was  bom in Regina. Saskatchewan, coming to Ihe West  Coast at the age of eleven.  She graduated from high  school ,itw��un'ey..,aild, eaiuc  lo Gibsons sixteen years ago.'  She and her husband. Ken,  bought Goddard's Fashion  Centre ten years ago.  In regard to thc village.  Alderman Goddard observed  that Gibsons wus in a growth  period and thc growth needs  control and intelligent spending of the resources wc have.  "We can't stop growth  because people will come and  fall in love with thc place as  I did. But the growth mustn't  be allowed to strangle us."  Specifically. Alderman  Goddard pointed to the need  for a long-range plan for thc  development of Brothers  Purk. "The development of  thut park is long over-due,"  she said.  NDP would  fire Bonner  "If wc become thc government of thc province again we will  fire Bob Bonner for not working in thc best interests of Ihe  province." Thc words of MLA Don Lockstead on a recent visit  lo Gibsons indicate the degree of dissatisfaction felt hy Ihe  opposition with thc management of B.C. Hydro.  In this specific instance Lockstead was commenting on Ihe  proposed powerline to bc built from Cheekeye to Dunsmuir lu  supply electricity to Vancouver Island. "Making a decision ou  this powerline al this time Indicates how irresponsible Hydro  Is. Thc public is against II and thc power corporation has not  adequately checked alternate sources of power," said Lock-  stead.  Hc pointed out lhal Hydro had dismissed the used of coal  readily available on Vancouver Island; they were against the  use of wood wastes. In addition a study was being prepared un  the possibility of shipping natural gas to Vancouver Island from  Williams Lake but B.C. Hydro had apparently no intention uf  waiting for this study.  Lockstead noted that Bonner was still talking about exporting  power to thc United States and said, "We've just got to separate Hydro from policy making. They arc in thc business of  supplying power, not making longrangc policy affecting the  entire province."  Support the  Poppy Fund  Support Ihe Poppy Fund  sponsored by thc Royal  Canadian Legion. This is  the only lime thc Legion goes  to the public for funds.  Thc proceeds of thc Poppy  ���"��� ���: i" ' i    .  Fund arc rigidly controlled  to ensrue that Ihcy go to thc  help of veterans and their  dependents. Support the  veterans, buy a poppy ��� the  symbol of remembrance.  Sunshine Coast Credit  Union Manager Larry Macdonald has thrown his hat in  the ring to contest the November 18 elections for a seat on  the Sechelt Council. The  thirty-two year old Macdonald  was bom in Vancouver and  moved to the Sunshine Coast  two years ago with his wife  and two children.  At the present time he is  a member of Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department, In  Langley where he lived previously, he wus a member of  the Recreation Commission.  On the subject of thc Sechelt Council, Macdonald  says, "Thc biggest thing in  the next two years will bc  growth which will be facilitated by the completion of the  sewer  system.  Thc  present  Referendum  quashed  The recreation referendum  which was to go lo thc voting  public of the Sunshine Coast  on November 18 has been  quashed on thc instructions of  the provincial government.  Secretary-Treasurer of thc  Regional Board, Anne Press-  Icy, received a phone call  from Victoria last week which  Informed her that thc referendum will bc delayed pending the report of the Regional  Review Committee which  toured the province earlier  Ihis year. Thc report is due  on the Minister of Municipal  Affair's desk on November 15  and will bc made public shortly thereafter.  Executive Assistant in thc  Please turn to page seven  Community Plan." said Macdonald, "is u good step towards having control of development bul it could be more  detailed wilh written policies so that each requirement  would have u policy to work  on."  "The next commercial  development will bc the  Teredo Street Development  and this should be looked at  very carefully," suid the  Credit Union Manager.  "We have an opportunity  here which conies rarely of  starting u commercial development absolutely from  scratch and if we take cure  il could bc a showcase development which would bc a  pleasure to live with for  the next twenty years or so."  Another area of concern  of Macdonald's was the confusion which has been apparent in the decision-making  process at Council of late,  pointing specifically to Council's actions on Whitaker  House and the Trail Bay  Development. He fell that  with some forethought  and care the decision-making process could be made  more efficient.  In conclusion, the candidate observed. "Development  should be on the Council's  terms. Growth is inevitable  but we can give il direction."  with the  ek thirtv  .*  Seehelt  Carl Chris-  if  A new face on the  political front  mas. who was chairman  'limber Days and co-chairman of thc Loggers' Sports  this year. Carl is one of those  stalwarts born iu Saskatchewan. He moved to the west  coast in 1926 and his career  since has almost been a who's  who of west coast occupations.  He worked his way up  through every job in the  woods before becoming a  logging contractor. As a  salesman for logging equipment he flew for three different corporations and when  he retired he was Western  Regional Sales Manager for  Canada Cur with a territory  covering B.C. and Alberta.  lu thc Forties he worked for  Standard Oil in Wilson Creek,  so though he look up permanent residence here just lasl  year his connections  Sunshine Coast go bt  years.  Of his candidature, Curl  told the Coast News, "Mj  main interest would be to  take over the portfolios of the  Airport and Parks and Recreation held in the outgoing  council by Frank Leitner."  He pointed out ihat Seehelt  must administer the Airport  for the next five years and  lhal at the present time only  the rental of a small house  produced any revenue. At  the prescnl time Carl is the  Secretary of the Elphinstone  Flung Club, which position  he would resign if elected  alderman.  On the subject of Parks and  Recreation. Carl said he had  studied the new Communitv  Plan. "Il represents planned  progress and I'm in favour dl  it. Doug Roy has clone an  excellent job."  For the future. Carl sees  the desirability of keeping  Seehelt Inlet as a sports  fishing preserve. "It could be  restocked with oysters and  clams and along with Wilderness Campsites could he a  great boost to tourist and  convention trade."  Candidate Chrismas  also points out that after a  recent industrial accident lie  took a real estale course.  he did not take his  which  with  though  licence.  familiar  by-laws.  has left  him  communis  Joyce Kolibas  The only incumbent seeking re-election in the Seehelt  Municipal election is Alderman Joyce Kolibas. Alderman  Kolibas was horn in Alberta  and moved lo the west coast  during the Second World War.  Shi' moved to Ihe Sunshine  Coast with her husband and  daughter in 1974.  In seeking re-cleclion  Alderman Kolibas said that  site was interested in looking  after Sechelt,   "I'm  u  little  Worried Oboul the development thai is bound to come  along with  Hit   development  Norm Watson  Sechell villi)  illa.ee  native  ouneil.  Wat-  of   Calgary,  Sechelt business man Norm  Watson returns to the political  arena this month seeking one  of the two vacancies on  the  ������ ��� .ii,.: ���  mnammamwmmaw  ������MMMMMaa ���"'���" ' ������ -  son.   a  Alberta, has been a twenty-  five year resident "I lhc Sunshine Coasl and has served  in many public offices as well  as having had a previous  stini as an alderman in  Sechell. Most recently, he  headed up thc Recreation  Commission for lhc Sunshine  Coasl Regional District.  He is forthright in his  criticism of the work of the  present council. "I think  ihere's a certain lack of order  in thc administration ol the  village affairs. There arc too  many attempts to accommodate everyone." Watson  pointed out thai this did nol  originate with the prescnl  council. "It's been going Oil  for years, Thev have ignored village  AMAAAAAmmaaaaaaaaaammmMammmAAMAm  of the sewers." she said.  The alderman suid thai she  fell Ihat some developers  seemed to be trying to rush  developments through before  the Community Plan could  come into effect. "Wc should  taking a real good look at  Ihese things," said the alder  man. "Ihere is no need lo  let ourselves be rushed into  things."  Other areas which were ol  concern, she felt, were the,  roads. "We have lols of roads  thai need major work." she  offered. "Some of the roads  are going lo have to bc  rebuilt from the bottom up.  and thai lakes more monev  than wc have right now."  Parking was another area ill  which the alderman fell  that attention would have lo  be paid. "Parking is definitely  going to be a problem in llu  village, ill fact ii may ulreadv  be a problem."  Ihe main area ol conc< rn  for the alderman was ihe  control ol clcvclopnu nt,  however. "Any development  done should be done slowly  so thai we are nol bulldozed."  she said.  their own by-laws."  Ihe aldcrmanic candidate  defended devclopci Len  Van Egmond, "He's taken u  lot oi flak aboui the arena  road when actually he w.is  never under ally obligation  in that regald. file road was  put in to accommodate the  public-spirited people who  were Irving to gel the arena.  Van Egmond never had ail  obligation. Someone on council should have said lhal."  Watson was also highly  critical of Ihe handling ol the  proposed buffer zone at  Trail Bay Mull, "It should  never have been a sloppy  verbal agreement. It should  have been nailed down.  Thc council was burnt that  way once before."  He   pointed   OUl   thai   Inlaws   were   aboul   Ihe   only  function   remaining   for   thc  ouneil.  . ���:  ; ���  Delivered to EVERY  every Tuesday 2.  Coast News, November 7,1978.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 8d6-2622  Box 480, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  Editorial Department:  John Burnside-Editor  Ian Corrance -Photographer/  Reporter  Production Department:  Bruce Wilson  Office:  M.M. Laplante  Cynthia Christensen  Advertising Department:  Penny Christian  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free lo all addresses on tne 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.  Lest we forget  A sad little story out of Toronto this  week indicates that it is possible that we  are forgetting the men who gave their  lives in the great wars of this century.  The Sunday before Armistice Day has  been the traditional day for a parade  through lhc streets of Ihe city by veteran*  in memory of Iheir fallen comrades.  This year they were pre-empted because  the T.Eaton Co. of Canada Ltd. decided  to have their Santa Claus parade on  November 5, yes. that is their Sanfa  Claus parade on November 5, and the  veterans' parade was cancelled.  Il is a clear case of the Gospel of Greed  which prevails on Ihis continent before  which all human activity must bow. It's  not too many years ago that the Santa  Claus parude was the first weekend in  December. Now it's a month earlier  and the tribute to be paid to thc fallen  must give way before the march of  Mammon.  It is deplorable that this should happen. If the public arc not lulled into total  insensibility there should be a cry of  outrage. It docs not seem to have been  forthcoming and the T.Eaton Co., the  nation, and the soldiers who died in the  service of the nation have been diminished by this display of crass commercialism.  Not a good omen  \  lhc action of the provincial government in refusing lo allow the recreation  referendum go before the public must  surely please no one. Even those who  fully intended to oppose the referenddfl)  must pause lo consider Ihe high-handed  actions of lhc provincial government who  have thus removed the righl lo decide  from lhc taxpayer in ihis vital area.  It is an action in keeping with thje  record ofa government which apparently  seeks io centralize as much of the decision-making process as possible in its  own hands. We have said before und will  say again and again thai it is preferable to  have lhc decision-making as much decentralized us possible. With all the  shortcomings of local government it  remains more responsive to the voting  public than any government in a distant  capital can bc or wants to be.  The reason given, that the government  was awaiting the report of the Regional  Review Commission before allowing thc  referendum, is also disquieting. Despite  assurances from Victoria that no major  changes are planned, we must wonder  if the Minister of Municipal Affairs knows  something we do not in advance of the  release of the report.  It is safe to predict that any changes  that are forthcoming will not be in the  direction of more local control over our  own affairs. And it is also safe to predict  that if thc report recommends still more  centralization the government will leap  to it with alacrity and some of the people  most vociferous in their opposition to  regional government will find that dealing with the anonymous bureaucrats in  Victoria will give them no joy.  Of course, there will be some who will  greet the move towards centralization of  decision-making in the provincial capital  with satisfaction. They will be those who  have the ear of the Socred government.  We have already noted that this is also a  government which believes firmly in  favouring its own.  We must now await the report of the  Regional Review Committee with some  considerable trepidation.  Constitution a la -Trudeau  It would appear that the conference in  Ottawa among Prime Minister Trudeau  and the premiers of thc provinces wijs  vintage Trudeau. There were the statesmanlike and conciliatory gestures lhal he  can sometimes make with considerable  grace, and the whole was spoiled by the  arrogance and petulance with which he  brought the conference to u close becauffi  he could not get ready agreement cm  what had been agreed about.  It is almost certain that the Prime  Minister docs sincerely and deeply feel  that ihe time has come to repatriate the  country's constitution. It is his tragedy  that hc is attempting to do it at the head  of a discredited government with an  election inevitable early in the next  year. It is largely interpreted, perhaps  unfairly, as u desperate attempt on his  part to redeem his political fortunes and  those of his party.  The kind of petulance and arrogance  that he displayed and which he now  seems to find unavoidable did little to  reassure the country that his motivation  in pressing thc constitutional issue was  a selfless one. The premiers feel that  Trudeau's days are numbered and  they can afford to outwait him. They  are probably right.  from the files of Coast News  *--   ~<f\S��  5 YEARS AGO  A picture on the front page of the  Coast News shows Ihree different  types of geese feeding on the lawn,  below the Municipal Hall. A Western  Canada Goose and a Ross' Goose  joined a flock of Lesser Canada  Geese.  Mary Poppins plays at the Twilight  Theatre.  10YEARSAGO  Mr. and Mrs. J.Dowdie of Trumari  Road receive telegrams of congratu:  latiens on the occasion of their  fiftieth wedding anniversary.  The bylaw covering the Gibsons  sewage system will receive three  readings at the next village council  meeting.  15 YEARS AGO  Gibsons Municipal Council has received notification that Rockgas  Company is no longer interested in  purchasing the present Co-op store  property as a storage site to serve  the Port Mellon-Egmont area.  At Ken's Lucky Dollar: Smoked  Picnic Hams 49c per pound, Smoked  Cod Fillets 49e per pound, Fresh  Ground Beef 2 pounds for 89e.  20 YEARS AGO  A rural mail service for the Sechelt  area is announced by W.H.Payne,  Conservative M.P. tor this riding.  MLA Tony Gargrave writes a  letter to the Minister of Highways  asking for a road around Howe  Sound linking the Sunshine Coast to  Squamish.  Mr. G.Cooper, director of evening  classes, emphasizes the growing  interest in the classes now entering  their second year in this area.  25 YEARS AGO  Standard Motor Station at Sechelt  was opened for the convenience  of the motoring public on October 31.  The crew of the fish packer Sea  Harp was rescued when the boat was  driven up on shore west of Camp  Byng.  30 YEARS AGO  James Sinclair, member of parliament for this scattered riding since  1938, has told the Coast News that  there has been no change in his  decision  to retire  A report Irom the village council  says that the project of having a  pound keeper for Gibsons will have to  be laid aside for another day.  */P  ^P'   *  Gibsons, July, 1948. MV MACHIGONNE, Fairmile converted into  passenger ferry, is seen backing from wharf. George Frith, in sleeveless sweater facing camera, in partnership with Gordon Ballentine,  had inaugurated Sea Bus Lines late in 1945. When that service  proved inadequate, Gibson Brothers of logging fame took over Sea  Bus assets and replaced its boats with the larger MACHIGONNE.  The vessel operated between West Howe Sound ports and Horseshoe  Bay. In 1951, with increasing pressure for motor vehicle transport.  Black Ball Ferries replaced this craft with the MV QUILLAYUTE.  Thus, within a few years after World War II, transportation to and  from the Sunshine Coast was altered quite dramatically. The wheeled  vehicle, which destroyed shipping lines, including Ihe Union Steamships, and desolated west coast ports that were not road ends, began  in the 1950's to change the shape of communities here. Gordon  Ballentine photo courtesy Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.  L.R.Peterson  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  INTRODUCING MEG:  In life as in chess every  new move should have at  least two reasons for it. preferably comprehended in advance of the move. Thus do I  rationalize my recent acquisition ofa second dog.  There will be those who  feel that nothing could bc  more natural than having a  second dog since two dogs are  better than one. There may  even be extremists who consider three dogs better than  two. There will also bc those  who sourly growl that one dog  is too many.  As a matter of fact I've  twice before had two dogs.  The first time was in thc  Yukon. I arrived there with  the black spaniel Pogo Panache who was my companion  and friend for fourteen years  and shortly after my arrival  became the owner of a starving pup who became Sammy,  or Sam McGce for those more  formally inclined.  Sammy was a northern  cross dog with a bit of everything. He was born into the  domicile of one Emil Cornish,  one of thc very many elderly  eccentrics who still peopled  the creeks of the Klondike in  thc mid-Sixties. Emll lived  alone with his dogs and when  Sammy was born both his  bitches had litters and he  lived in splendid confusion  with twelve dogs, ten of them  untrained pups, in a one-room  log cabin. Now, that's a dog-  lover with a devotion that I  do not aspire to.  In any case Emil came down  with pleurisy and had to go  to the hospital. Art und Margie Fry took the two grown  dogs to keep for Emil but the  pups had lo go and the  R.C.M.P. got the job of  disposing of them. Their chosen method was to put thc  exhaust of their car into a  box containing thc ten pups  and asphyxiate them. Having  done that, they were faced  with a bit of a dilemma  since it was November in  the Klondike and thc ground  was frozen solid. They left  the box in the bushes until  Spring.  Several weeks later Art and  Margie Fry were cutting wood  on Bonanzn Creek und saw  two little heads peeping down  from the hill where Emil's  cabin stood und upon investigation found two starving  pups still alive in the extreme  cold. They had survived the  asphyxiation and chewed Iheir  way from lhc box of puppy  corpses.  Sam McGce grew to bc a  beautiful black and while and  golden dog. He was faithful and intelligent and humbly  grateful to have a home al  all. Hc never losl the habit  of Hopping on his belly on  the snow and ravenously  devouring snow und rabbit  droppings and I assumed that  had been Ihe pups' sustenance during the cold and  lonely time before discovery.  He had lhc heart of a king  but his back legs were rickety,  Hc was forever challenging  bigger dogs lo a fight which  he never won bul he never  stopped trying, lie also  showed remarkable Initiative  when it came io Impregnating females. One lady  left the Yukon in tears with  her pedigree German Shepherd noticeably pregnant  with my rickety mongrel's  offspring. In fuel he successfully muled with Pogo before  he hud learned lo lift his  leg.  He wus a great rover,  forever coming home with  porcupine quills iu his nose.  unci when I left the Yukon in  1966, destination unknown,  I deemed it Ihe kinder course  to leave him where he could  roam. Hc subsequently  failed to return from one of  his expeditions. His brother,  a quieter fellow, died last  winter.  Pogo, thc little spaniel.  subsequently shared her lasl  two years with the fine golden  fellow, Rab, till she died in  1976.  Which brings me hack to  my starting point and my  decision to once again be a  two��dog man. I have, as I  intimated, al least Iwo reasons  for the move. First, ever  since   I   can   remember    I  wanted one of the little black  and white dogs that thc farmers in South Ayrshire always  had. Border Collies, those  marvellously intelligent  winking dogs, have always  been my canine favourites.  I've watched Ihem at work  with cattle and sheep and  going through their paces at  sheepdog trials. One of, my  favourite cartoon characters  was a fellow culled Black Bob,  a collie who looked after his  shepherd muster, Andrew  Glen with a steadfast devotion  which predated and outshone  any exploits of Lassie.  And so. when in thc course  of visiting friends on Nelson  Island. I found neighbours  with n litter of Border Collies,  I pul my name down for a  female immediately.  Which brings mc to my  second reason for acquiring  a second dog. Sclflcssly and  without fanfare other than  ihese rumblings in the dear  old Coasl News I am embarking on a scheme to produce  Ihe perfect dog right here on  the Sunshine Coasl. He will  be called lhc Seaboard Collie. The plan is lo cross  my golden beauty Rab with  Meg Ihe little Border bitch.  Rab. you see, besides being  extremely handsome is the  soul of philosophic amiability.  Meg will provide thc wit and  extreme intelligence to the  union und the offspring will  be black and while and golden  dogs of three-quarter size  of greal good nature and  high intelligence. Please  don'i flood the Coasl News  wilh orders. Ihe scheme is  slill two years from initial  fruition.  And while Ihree dogs may  not be better Ihnn two,  ihree reasons for action,  in life us in chess, most  assuredly are. The third  reason is lhal it is a challenge and a responsibility  that I enjoy to train a willing pup wilh gentleness and  care to be the kind of dog  thai offends no one.  And they lake mc for walks,  too.  And so it was that in the  Autumn of the year of our  Lord nineteen-hundred and  seventy-eight, as the icy  blasts ripped moor and plain.  that the great Lord of our  boundless nation called unto  his Capital those foresworn to  him as their liege sovereign.  The many and various counts,  dukes, barons, princelings,  and earls bound to their  lord by ties of chivalry called  forth from their pallets in  the cosy bedchambers of  baronial halls, castles and  palaces made ready their  cavalcades for journies of  many leagues.  In Ottawa, the capital, lhc  wily and cunning lord of all  the provinces busied himself  in cautious preparation  with his Chamberlain, ministers, seneschals and scribes.  Sussex Hall had been abuzz  for many a week with rumours  of infidelity and knavishness  in the provinces, nol to mention a growing reticence  amongst burghers, peasants  and serfs. The Lord and master of all the provinces hud  been pressed by strong council of savants and wizards to  show a strong hand to his  subjects so as to regain their  diminishing resolve. The  Prince of High Prairie, the  Furl Clark had been treacherously spreading disaffection  among the populace. With his  kingdom thus in jeopardy,  his most puissant majesty  determined to risk all in a  desperate gamble by resorting to his favourite weapon:  sophistry.  To such purpose, he called  forth the greal und powerful  nobles of the land, not to  debate the wretched misery  of the common folk, but to  embark upon a great moral  crusade against the moribund  passages of the nation's  constitution.  Nor would hc endure the  entries of his lesser knights'  lo treat of matters of the  peasants in their fields, tinsmiths at their wheels, lhc  merchants ai their stalls.  thc serfs at their endless  labour or the plight of those  with neither bread nor shelter. Nay. these be nothing  to our feared sovereign ���  he would wrangle only over  distribution   of  powers   and  linguistic and human  rights,  so haughty had he become.  And so toward lhc capilal  his suzerains wended their  way replete wilh retinues of  squires, men at arms, damsels  and kindred. The Duke William of British Columbia,  accompanied by his seneschal  Rale Mair. musl needs sojourn furthest lo pay homage  to his liege, bill came he nol  wilh chaste heart or vericund  soul. The arrogance of mountains and distance hud long  since disaffected Ihis lord  from his master's grace.  The Baron of Alberta. Pclcr  of Lougheccl, sallied forth  from Calgary Castle with  swaggering insolence, prepared iu a moment to drop  the gauntlet lesl he not be  regarded for his wealth and  magnificence.  The Duke Sterling ol' Lyon,  fresh from victory over Ihe  peasants in a recent revolt,  was anxious io test his met lie  iu chivalrous combat, iu the  promised tournament,  The Grand Duke William  of Ontario, in his splendor.  arrogantly ignored Ihese upstart lords and demanded  sole audience wilh his majesty  so as to resolve the issue lo  the glory of his powerful  province.  So to. that most puissant  lord. Count Rene de Levesque  issued forth Irom his Quebec  stronghold to seize the moment if such moment should  arise. Of all his lords, his  majesty feared Ihis Ihe mosl.  The Count Levesque had  already threatened lo break  sacred oath and declare  himself King in his own  laud and such was his  influence among the common  folk of his vast territory that  his threats were not deemed  idle.  ' And so all gathered, The  great hall rang with hot debute for three clays, while  nighls were filled with the  sound of gaily, clanging  flagons, hautboys, minstrels  and such exotic entertainment  us would do honour lo his  majesty's noble guests.  After three clays of cozening, our Lord was seen to  wave departure to his barons  and their retinues, standing  on the parapets of his keep  Please turn lo page three  ���m Letters to the Editor g���r  Aree "F" end the referendum  Coast News, November 7,1978  Sir:  I was unable to attend the  October 25 Recreation Meeting in Gibsons but would  nevertheless like to take this  time to express my concerns.  My main concern is with  the labelling of Area 'F'  residents as parochial and  separatist in nature; no doubt  due to our objections to paying  two mills minimum for facilities for which we are presently paying one-half of  one mill.  If it is parochial to object  to my tax dollars helping lo  pay for a swimming pool in  Pender Harbour which my  family will never use, and to  help bail out an ill-conceived,  poorly located, privately  financed curling rink and  arena in Sechelt; then I  plead guilty.  If we are separatists because we question paying for  a playing field in the Redrooffs area when our own  children don't have a playground within walking distance, then "Viva la Area  ���F'Libre".  However, parallels between  our behavior in this referendum and the actions of  Area 'A' (Pender Harbour)  residents in the 1972 referendum can easily be drawn.  Indeed, while iu all other  areas a majority of the voters  was in favour of a Recreation  I enlre al Roberts Creek.  Uca 'A' voters were 85%  against. Had I lived there I  would probably have voted  similarly, as lhal Recreation  package had no relevance to  that community.  This brings us to the ob  vious conclusion that people  should only be asked to pay  for those facilities which are  relevant to them.  Areas 'A' and 'B' should  co-operate on the building  and maintaining of their  pool.  Areas 'C. 'D', 'E', 'F',  Gibsons and Sechelt should  combine their resources  and construct an arena at  Roberts Creek.  The present arena should  continue to be managed by  thc curlers and debenture  holders who built it, to do  with us they wish.  Pulpmill tuxes should be  distributed among the areas,  Elves Club  taking     into     consideration  where mill employees live.  Local projects should be  financed by the community  concerned, i.e. playgrounds,  community halls, etc.  In closing I urge the Regional Board to abandon its  proposed referendum and its  misconceived attempts to  sell it to the voters.  If this Recreation Package  is sold to thc public it would  only reaffirm thc words of  P.f.Barnam, "There's a  sucker born every minute," ���  I only hope they don't live  on the Sunshine Coast,  R.Qually,  Area 'F'  Sechelt  Council  .  Radio  I /haek  Dick Clayton of Trail Bay  Developments, was present  nl Wednesday night's Council  meeting in Sechelt to iron out  the controversies over the  land clearing at the mall  expansion.  It was the suggestion of  Alderman Jorgensen that thc  area should be declared a  development permit area.  This would give the Council  control over development as  per the terms of the permit ���  this type of permit was recently legislated to replace the  land use contract. The expansion would not necessarily  need a permit, so long as it  adhered to ihe guidelines of  it. Mr. lemieux, the spokesman for the people of the  neighbourhood was invited  into Ihe discussion. It was  generally agreed that a ten-  foot buffer area between the  expansion unci the highway  would suffice. This buffer  would be landscaped starting  al a height of four feet on the  east end and progressively  rising to the western end.  The Clerk, Tom Wood, was  asked to arrange a meeting  between Len Van Egmond  and B.A.Blacktop, in order  to finish construction of  Binnacle. There is at present  a difference of opinion between B.A.Blacktop and Van  Egmond whether or not thc  paving is completed.  The utility corridor proposal  is still awaiting word from  Victoria. As a result of this  the rcplotting of Block 1331  is still up in the air,  dependent upon lhc route  of the future through highway  across the property.  By-law 186, the setting of  the municipal election advance poll for November 15  was given firsl, second  and third readings.  The Economic Study made  a request to Council for  $1,000; it was received  favourably and passed as a  motion.  Sllngs(cont'd)  with mirthless grin. Nor  hud he gained his sacred  chalice; but all had foresworn  lo gather yet again in thc  New Year to reconsider  his proposals. Hc had gained  some purpose; the lords were  cozened by his gracious  mood and once again Ihe  thoughts of his subjects were  drawn away from their rcul  despair. It is nol for nothing  that our Lord Pierre I was  set above us, by the grace of  God.  Editor:  Occasionully we hear that  someone received a food hamper from the Elves and did  not really need it. I think it  is worthy to note what one of  our former ministers here had  to say on thc matter. He said:  "Who arc wc to JUDGE  who is needy or not: just  because a big car or a boat  sits in a yard does not assure  that there is food on the table  there." He went on lo say it  does not matter if a few get a  hamper that do not need it,  as long as all the deserving  ones (hut do need it, get u  hamper.  The delivery men know that  many a lime tears arc shed  when the hampers arrive.  Some lonely recipients are  overwhelmed to know that  someone cares.  The Elves believe it is a  commendable gesture how the  residents of the community,  thc business men and the  service clubs have so unselfishly banded together thc  past five yeurs to see that no  one goes without at Christmastime. The Elves will carry  on with the hampers as long  us the need is there und the  donations continue to come in.  The following arc excerpts  taken from u few of the letters  written by grateful hamper  recipients.  "It certainly made our  Christmas, it was our only  gift. Thank you and God Bless'  you all." "Thank you for making a better Christmas....1  really have faith in humanity  once again." "I had to shed  tears of gratitude. Thank you  for the hamper and gifts."  "You made our Christmas a  bountiful one; thank you for  the hamper, turkey and  gifts." "1 cannot express the  pleasure it brought to our  family; your work, time, and  good-wiil arc appreciated  much more than you know."  President,  Elves Club  Students  Sir:  The Elphinstone Student  Research Productions will  be hosting and Video-Taping  an All-Candidates meeting  for the residents of the Gibsons Village and Area 'F'.  The meeting will bc held on  Monday, November 13  at 7:30 p.m. in the Elphinstone cafeteria. This meeting  will give thc public the chance  to hear and question the views  of our local candidates who are  running for thc November 18  election. Incumbent Alderman  Lorraine Goddard and Ted  Hume will be present and also  Keith Evans and Richard  Fitchett. David Leslie and  David Hunter who arc running  for director of Area 'F' will  also bc on hand.  Kim Anderson,  Elphinstone Student  Research Productions  President Jon McRae introduced Tom Nishimura of  Canada Manpower at the  seventh General Meeting of  the Gibsons and District  Chamber of Commerce held  on October 11. Mr. Nishimura discussed the Job  Experience and Training  Programme, the objective of  which is to help young people  become permanent productive  members of the labour force.  He told the members present that any well-established  employer in the private sector is eligible for the programme which has a reimbursement rate of 50% of  wages up to SI.50 per hour.  Trainees should be 15���24  . years of age to work a minimum of thirty hours per week,  maximum of forty hours.  Businessmen interested in  this programme should  phone Larry Labonte for more  information at 886-7710.  In other Chamber business,  President McRae reported  on the success of the Dogfish Derby and thanked Super  Valu for their support. Al  Wagner reported on the possible B.C.Cycling Race which  would be held next year,  running from Gibsons to  Earls Cove and return. Ev  Vernon reported on the success of Tourism this year with  the ferries and the tourist  booth manned by students.  Chamber members also  learned that 263 applications  have been received to date for  berths at the proposed marina  and that the Travelodge  expects to start before the  end of the year with full  restaurant and lounge  facilities.  4  tenant  paRTicipacwn  The Canadian movement lor personal fitness.  ���aaHaa/hjiaaU.ffCTigal rMiaAaeli SMM/llMh E3EE23jR��*0/liaeli taAyml*AA*\^SSSSSl*A*AllAAA*\  a  autosound  8 TRACK  CAR  PLAYER  j Reg. *6995  SALE $39^  J&C ELECTRONICS  Radio/haek  authorized Sales Centre  Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C. Box  885-2568  1206  WINNING NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 1978  Am.Amm      .   ��1IU J-u-af     At   IMa>allU  OCT. 4 DRAW  OCT. 11 DRAW  $100,000  WINNING NUMBERS  last 5 digits win $1,000  last 4 digits win   $100  last 3 digits win      $25  1  2  0  9  1  4  2  1  0  7  6  8  9  6  5  1  3  1  4  9  8  8  9  8  7  4  3  4  0  0  8  3  5  1  1  1  4  2  0  1  7  0  6  0  7  5  9  5  6  3  9  2  4  6  1  2  9  8  3  0  4  4  8  1  8  2  6  9  1  2  OCT. 1S DRAW  "J  OCT. 26 DRAW  6  7  -^JSLi  nOvlnCIQI OCTOBER 29 DRAW  $1  MILLION WINNING NUMBERS  2  1  1  2  0  9  1  4  1  8  9  6  8  7  s  3  3  5  6  8  9  3  6  5  8  2  4  5  7  4  8  6  3  0  5  9  8  1  2  2  2  4  9  5  1  5  1  1  6  2  7  7  2  3  9  3  7  8  1  0  7  0  7  1  9  7  3  5  2  8  KEEP YOMt OCTOBER/NOVEMBER TICKET.  IT'S ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR THE NOVEMBER 26 DRAW.  I��S3��  last 6 digits win  last S digits win  last 4 digits win  last 3 digits win  $10,000  $1,000  $100  $25  Western Canada Lottery Foundation  In tne event ol dftcrepancy Detween this list  ond the official winning numbers list. Ihe loiter shall prevail  Gibsons  SUNNYCREST  y$   CENTRE  Gov I Inspected    Gr  A  whole frying chicken  Govt Inspected  prime rib steak  Gov I Inspected     New Zealand    Previously Frozen  lamb shoulder roast  Gov't Inspected       Valu Plus Sliced  side bacon ^  Foremost Gr A  large  eggs  Super Valu    Medium aJ f\    $ftt*  Cheddar   Wrfe  cheese     Vrr  Supei Val  bleach  Nalley s  potato  chips  Libby s  tomato  juice  Nabob  coffee  team  2/89*  M.39  Super Valu  ���  ��� AA AH  IUivuuis  ICe $1   A  cream m"1   ��� ��� ���  Sno-Cap 2lb  pKgs  hash    Qf*^ an  browns''/M.O  Sunlight  powde   _^  Nabob  coffee     $o -j g  1 lb pkg MmT m ***  Bonus  chicken    ��� ���3a  Heuv  tomato  ketchup  Venice Bakery Oven Fresh  airline I aoole  rolls , ,   Weston's 100".. Oven Fresh  whole wheat french  bread 55*   bread  B.C Grown  Oven Fresh  apple  pies  green cabbage  B C Grown No  2  Gem  potatoes....i5.it> biu   B.C.Grown  hubbard squash  PRICES EFFECTIVE   Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat.    Nov. 8,9,10,11 Coast News, November 7,1978.  Memoirs   uf   a   Von    Brief  Boommnn  It    you    wore    somehow  able t.. take all the log-booms  lhal have ever been put  to-  LiLitiLr .hi the B.C.Coast and  lav   them end  lo end,  thev  would  I..nit a  wooden  chain  I..ni;   enough   iii  girdle   the  .planet. ITicy have exacted an  i m.run.us    tithe    of    limber  Irom these hills and valleys  since logging began and mosl  ,'t tins wood served time in  the salt-chuck before disappearing forever up the jack-  ladders "I the mills. In such a  scu-edged    and    waterway-  riddled country, floating lugs  tu   market   was   ihe   obvious  method from ihe start.  Log-  barges, dozer-boats, winders,  power-augers     and      other  mechanical  equipment   have  automated   the   trade   to   a  greal extent in thc lasl twenty  years. Prior to thai, it was a  l;ir tougher proposition.  Howe Sound today  is one  ol the main log-sorting areas  on the ( oast. Millions of feet  of wood  are  disgorged  each  year from  the  self-dumping  log-barges,  to  be   separated  into species. When I was a boy  ni  Purl   Mellon,  ihis colossal  activity   had   not   yet   begun  I'til  wc were still very   cotls-  vnuts ul  booms  since  there  ���\ as a saw mill un one side of  the    plant   and    a    logging-  camp un the oilier. We were  i vprcsslv   forbidden   to  play  on  the boom  but  uf course  ���.   did un Sundays, holidays  .oul  any   oilier  lime  we  got  lhc chance. Ihere was a fine  sense of excitement in being  able io venture oul over Ihe  waler on  those  greal.  loose  mils ol bobbing, often dangerously-unstable lugs. Sometimes  we'd  attempt  a  little  nidimciitarv birling on a high-  riding cedar. I don't suppose  the fact  that wc could easily  have fallen between the logs  and drowned, even so much  as occurred lo us.  Fooling about on booms  when you're a kid is one  thing:  working  on  ihem  fur  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  wages as an adult, quite  another. When I finally hit  the logging-camps in my  late teens, I became a rigging-  man and remained one for  most of my woods career.  I preferred solid ground  under my feet when you  came right down to it, sleep  and risky as that ground  frequently was. But it is  difficult lo work in the woods  as long as I did. without  gaining a bit of booming  experience and for two short  periods. I found myself on  lhc business-end of a pike-  pole.  The firsl boom-work 1  did was at a small gyppo  near the head of Jervis  Inlet. Most camps had at  least one regular boom-man  but Ihis particular outfit was  an exception. The practice  at this shoestring-budget  camp was to shut down the  yarding when they got enough  wood in the water and put  the entire crew to work,  stowing and swiftering the  logs. There was more than a  little complaining over this  practice but we went along  with it. It was a simple question of economics. If wc didn't  get the boom oul. Ihere was a  strong likelihood thai we  might not get paid.  A couple of thc men had  done a bit of booming before.  The rest of us were green as  grass and the operation was a  complete schcmozzlc from (lie  start. An ordinary flat boom  is a simple-enough structure  in theory. Thc wood is stowed  in sections whose length is  dictated by the length of the  longest logs. The sections are  contained in a rectangular  fiame of chaincd-togcther  boomsticks and cinched light  wilh swiftcrs (other boom-  slicks dragged crosswise  al intervals across the slowed  logs). Thai is all very well in  theory but putting it into  practice with a fumblefootcd  crew of rank amateurs, is  quite another matter. To make  things worse, there was a  total lack of mechanical  equipment. Thc sticks had to  be bored laboriously with a  hand-auger and the swiftcrs  pulled into place by means of  a primitive hand-winch. With  so many factors against us,  the job went slowly and wetly.  Much of thc timber was small,  lacking in buoyancy and difficult to stow. Seldom more  than a couple of hours went by  without someone hauling  himself cursing and spluttering out of that chilly  inlet-head water. Despite  the handicaps and mishaps,  we somehow muddled  through. It took us the better  part of a week but Finally,  to everyone's profound relief,  thc boom was finished. This  onerous experience did little  to endear me to the booming  trade. I returned to thc  straightforward sidchills,  vowing to stay there.  I doubt if 1 would ever have  voluntarily gone booming  again were it not for a singularly horrific piece of  country on the south face of  Elphinstone Mountain. I  have alluded to this dreadful  show before in my poem "The  Last Spar Tree". Suffice to  say thai in all my years in  thc camps, I never saw a more  unholy chunk of real-estate.  I was pulling-rigging for a  giant of a man called Big  Bail Clapperton and he  swore he'd never seen a  setting quite that bad himself. I stuck it out for about a  week but every day got harder. I'd wake up each morning  wondering if I'd bc coming  home that night. Finally. I  couldn't take it any longer. I  asked them to make out my  lime.  WIN $150,000  GRAND PRIZE, OR SAVE IT WITH THE BANK OE MONTREAL AND  It was mid-November,  not a particularly propitious  time of year to pull the pin.  If I didn't manage to land  another job and gct properly  laid-off, I'd have to wait six  weeks for my U.l.C. As a  result, I lost little time in  checking out thc other local  camps. But it was getting too  close to Christmas and everyone was hanging tight. Sonic-  one tipped mc that one of thc  sorting-grounds was looking  for a man. It had been fourteen years since my onerous  experience up Jervis. What  the hell, things must have  improved since those benighted days. I phoned thc boom-  foreman, lied a little and got  lhcjob.  Booming in thc mid-  Sixties was entering a transitional stage. Dozer-boats  and winders were already in  fairly wide use but most of the  stowing was still done by  hand. I had hircd-on to do  this job. Apart from those  few days years before, my  stowing experience was  virtually non-existent but l  figured I could fake it though  somehow.  My stowing-partner was a  small, grizzled, black-haired,  ill-tempered man called  Shorty Christiansen. Shorty  pegged mc for a greenhorn  right off thc bal. "Jesus H.  Christ, they always got to  stick me with you guys!"  Shorty was certainly not thc  world's most willing or patient  teacher. If I didn't grasp  something Ihe first time hc  told me, he'd mumble and  sputter to himself and refuse  lo speak to me for a couple  of hours. II would bc an understatement to say that it was  difficult to learn the job with  an ornery old coot like him for  a teacher. A good part of thc.  time, he simply left mc to my  own uncertain devices. I did  a lot of pushing and pulling  but often I was just working  against myself and getting  nowhere. It soon became  uncomfortably apparent lhal  there was a good deal more" la  hand-stowing than I'd realized. Shorty had been doing  il for thirty-five years and  knew all thc tricks but he was  certainly grudging about passing them along to me. The  main trouble with booming  from my point of view was  that you had to practise it  in the open where the foreman  could observe your every  move, false or otherwise.  I fell much of thc time like  an inept actor on a large,  windy, uneven stage the floor  of which  was  apl   to  open  Ell in aha m 's     ;  jl   Astrology  *  By Rue Ellingham  Twilight Theatre  WIN THE BIG $150,000      MOW TO ENTER  GRAND  5 '50,000 is a lot of monev Eniov  ��� ���   lav or save it at the  E mi .f Montreal where it can  doubled $300,000!  TEN $5,000 WINNERS!  You cowd be one of ten lucky  customers who will win 55,000  cash Take the money now,  or leave it to double'  to   $10,000!  it s so C',isv to partiaoate in Double'Yout  Monev at the Bank of Menu.-it'  Simply make a SSO deposit to one of the  following persona! accounts. True  Chequing Account. CheguaMe Savings  Account oi True Savings Account  between now and November 17,1978 vou  will receive one entry fot m for each  SSO deposit -maximum 100 entries per  customer during the contest period  ���( vou den t already have a Bank of  Montreal recount   nowsthetimt "  111 WINNERS IN ALL!  SO - $1,000 winners will be drawn on or  about September 29th and announced  by October 50th, 1978 Make sure you  get your entries in early to be eligible  for this 'early bird* draw  SO - 51,000 winners, 10 - 55,000 winners,  and the $150,000 GRAND PRiZE winner  will be drawn after the contest closing  date of November 17 1978  ONE HUNDRED $1,000  SAVINGS STARTER"  WINNERS!  One hundred lucky customers  will win 51,000 m cash' A nice  savings starter that can grow to  double' the money You know  how time flies when you're  having fun   saving'  WlTHTHEBANK  OF MOMTk'EAL AND  BE AWINNERlN MORE WAYS  THAN ONE1  Nov;, saving at tne- Bcink of Montreal  has double tne annealf ust. you  enjoy all the regular nenef ils of our  chequing and savings accounts  /ou now have the oppoitu  mtv fo win big cash nnzes Ask  for full details and contest rutesat  any Hani of Montreal orancii  Winner: will be required to correctly  answer a time emrted skill-testing  question  ners may take cash <y save it ''.'double with a special Double vour Money  Certificate ��� 12' forByears  The First Canadian Bank  Bank of Montreal  GIBSONS BRANCH     886-2216  A comedy directed by and  starring Burt Reynolds, a  contemporary drama about  astronauts, and a pair of  special matinee performances  in celebration of Mickey  Mouse's Anniversary provide  the mixed bill of fare at thc  Twilight Theatre this week.  The Burt Reynolds film is  The End and it will be shown  at thc Twilight Wednesday  through Saturday, November  8���11. Wednesday and  Thursday   the   film   will   bc  under my feet at any given  moment. I was absolutely  bound and determined not to  fall in and probably concentrated on this feat to thc  detriment of my stowing. I  was soon convinced that  about thc only things I liked  about booming were the  bounishack bullscssions at  noon, the twice-daily coffee-breaks and quitting-time.  But even my ineptitude  was briefly upstaged by thc  arrival of an unbelievably  hopeless character called  Clarence Mackic. Mackic  set sonic sort of record for  clumsiness by managing to  fall off thc stiff-leg before he  even got out to the boom.  Hc contrived to land in the  drink at least three more times  before noon. Al this point,  the boom-boss politely  suggested thai hc had better  try another line of work. 1  was sad to sec him go.  Mackic's dismal performance  must have even made me look  good.  But not good enough. At  the end of thc second week,  ihe boom-foreman .jailed mc  aside after work and I knew  what he was going to say before hc said it. Thus ended the  second of my two fleeting  stabs at the booming business. A couple of days later,  thc side-rod from thc camp  I'd quit, called mc up and  asked me if I'd consider  coming back to finish the  setting. There was only a  couple of weeks' work left  so I agreed. Alcr thc profitless session on ihe boom, that  mangy suicide-show didn't  look quite so bad after all.  6TWI LIGHT  ^THEATRE?  886-2827  GIBSONS  Wed. & Thurs. Nov. 8&9 8 p.m.  Fri.&Sat. Nov. 10&11       7&9p.m.  BURT REYNOLDS  A comedy for you and WurUmw'r*'  Warning:   Occasional '%,  religious  ridicule   & some coarse  language.    B.C.Dir.  Special   Matinee  CELEBRATE  MICKEY  MOUSE'S  BIRTHDAY !  Sat. & Sun. Nov. 11 & 12  2p.m.  One Ticket Price $1.50  shown at 8:00 p.m., .vhile on  Friday and Saturday. November 10and II; it will be shown  twice each night, at 7:00  p.m. and 9:00p.m.  The End is one long sick  joke about dying and is one  of the more tasteless yet  one of thc funniest films of  the year. Reynolds' he-man  image is cut to shreds as he  tearfully accepts thc news of  his terminal illness. Dom  DeLuisc, as the lunatic who  tries to help Reynolds commit  suicide, portrays a split personality on such a wild level  that he steals thc film. Other  stars are Joanne Woodward.  Sally Field, and comic David  Steinberg.  Mickey Mouse's Anniversary will be celebrated in  special matinees on Saturday  and Sunday, November 10  and I lat 2:00 p.m.  This presentation is Mickey  Mouse's fiftieth birthday  present to America's young-  at-hcart. It is a festive package  of five classic Walt Disney  cartoons together with the  film "Davy Crockett. King of  the Wild Frontier."  The astronaut adventure  film is Capricorn One and  this contemporary yarn  deals wiih conspiracy within  the U.S. Space Agency.  An astronaulical hoax is  fabricated in order to maintain funding for thc space  programme with James  Brolin, Sam Watcrsnn, and  O..I.Simpson as the astronauts who are forced to  form the deception. When  they realize their lives arc  threatened, thev try to escape  and their pursuit by the programme agents produces a  taut paranoia which will  involve audiences to the nail-  biting stage.  Telly Savalas has an offbeat role as a daredevil crop-  dusting pilot who figures  prominently in the finale.  Brcnda Vaccaro, Karen  Black and Hal Holbrook  round out the prominent  cast. Elliot Gould also slars  in this superb 'audience  participation' film which will  be shown at the Twilight  Theatre Sunday through Tuesday evenings. November  12���14, at 8:00 p.m,  . aj. mj. ail* ���!* tl�� *J* ��J> ��1�� >Jt* 'if ^ ^ ��1"1"1*  . a7|S BJ5 7fp *p*r *^ *>V* *r *P *T *** T* *** *** ^*  NDP  *0o*s%  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  �� ATpi ("J? ar|> Jp #Ja> ��]�� *P AJ* rfi rj% #|a* 3j�� Aji Jjfi  Sun., & Mon.  Nov. 12,13,  jj Evenings  at8p.m.  Week Commencing: Nov.6.  General Notes: The Sun.  Venus and Uranus arc  grouped closely together  promising a period of unusual  incidents, strange confrontations and short-lived romantic infatuations. Advice this  week is to scrap any detailed  schedules and handle each  day as it arrives. Key phrase  is to expect the unexpected.  Babies horn this week will  have charming, magnetic  personalities. Thev will be  independent, rebellious,  unpredictable     and      very  attractive to Ihe opposite sex.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Sudden opportunities arc  linked to other people's finances or resources. Now's thc  time to beg or borrow cash or  equipment. Long-distance  message announces further  chances to succeed. Someone  close to you may enjoy unexpected cash bonus or prize.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Unpredictable. exciting  developments are associated  with all partnerships, marriages, alliances, contracts  and contests, Loved ones and  those close to you will bc in  the mood to do something  exciting or completely different. Those single or unattached may bc tempted into  unusual or irregular relationship. Be careful.  GEMINI (May 21-Junc 21)  Emphasis is slill on frank,  honest conversations ��iili  close associates, partners and  loved ones. Short distance  communications are linked lo  unexpected opportunities.  Say "Yes" lo chance in a  million. Ignore temporary  disruptions concerning health  or employment matters.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Pleasures. amusements,  romance and social activities  now bring exciting encounters. Beware fast-talking  charmers. Passionate involvements starling now may end  just as dramatically. Employment scene brings financial  opportunities,  LEO (July 23-Aug.22)  Home environment is  unpredictable and freaky.  Rebellious family members  may break away from daily  routines. Advice is lo resist  change and slick to decisions.  A local journey puts you in  the right place al thc righl  time.  VIRGO (Aiig.23-Sepl.22)  Once again local journeys.  visits and messages bring  unexpected   and    surprising  encounters. Best move is to  smile and charm your way oul  of tricky situations. Meanwhile, prepare to speak out  concerning rent, housing or l  laud deals.  LIBRA (Sept.23-Oct.23)  Accent is on impulsive,  irresponsible spending. Resist the urge to acquire unnecessary luxury items. Lock  yourself away and study recent financial statements.  Continue lo guard well all  possessions against theft or  kiss.  SCORPIO (Oet.24-Nov.22)  Others may find you  needlessly rebellious, vain'  and uncooperative. Striking  out against restrictions is  im excuse for bad manners,  Wise Scorpios will attack  obstacles with charm and  personality. Those bom  around November 8 face  unexpected romantic developments during lhc next twelve  months. Have fun.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-  Dcc.2l)  Go-ahead signals are now  with you. Success is associated with announcing plans,  communicating ideas and  showing trust. It's time lo  climb out of that comfortable  rut and start doing something,  Day dreaming produces  nothing. Person who hesitates  is lost.  CAPRICORN (Dee.22-Jan.19)  Accent is on ideas, hunches,  intuition and secret plans.  Dreams now bring important  messages so lake utile. Have  nothing to do with scandal,  rumour, or gossip behind the  scenes. Friends and acquaintances are disruptive again.  Those confined to home or  hospital need your reassurances and warm smiles.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb.l8)  Any problems surrounding  group activities or community  projects may now be settled  by straight, simple, honest  talking. I hose in charge  should be encouraged to  speak Iheir minds. Meanwhile, yoilr own local reputation laces shocks and surprises throughout the week.  A long-time friend will have  loo much io saw  PISCES (Feb. ,9-Mar.20)  Accent is on moving toward  goal, communicating with  superiors and staling clearly  your plans. Work-scene hints  of besl opportunities. Prepare  for unexpected news regarding people, places and affairs  far away. Now \ the time lo  fulfil promise and make that  long-distance call to someone  special.  Sechelt Garden Club  Bv Jack MacLeod  Tues.,  Nov. 14  at 7 p.m  treasurer:  and  as directors.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^ Nancy   Read.   Tain   Johnson  Thc Sechelt Garden Club and Jack McLcod.  November I meeting elected This club is a member of thc  officers for I979. with Eric B.C.Council of Garden Clubs.  Huskins as president; Allan and makes regular contri-  Pollock vice-president; Lou buttons lo the Council's  Wilson, secretary: Colin Cole.  Scholarship fund.  A question and answer  period al every meeting  helps members solve many  of their garden problems, thus  fulfilling one of thc prime  objectives of thc club,  The programme feature  this month was a demonstration of arrangements by Mrs.  Carmen Grassie. Members  were Heated lo a display of  artistic wizardry as Carmen  fashioned a number of beautiful arrangements made more  remarkable by thc fact that  she used materials found close  to her back door. Pieces of  driftwood; the green leaves  and berries of Ihe arbutus  and the holly: Ihe fall colours  of bracken and saskatoon;  and some flower blooms still  alive from her garden were  featured in the display. While  the club's interest lies essentially with real plant life,  Carmen showed some prearranged Christmas decorations using artificial flowers  combined witli live material  to fashion beautiful table  decorations.  Winner of the raffle prize ���  a beautiful arrangement of  course ��� was Sue Chenicr.  Sue will head up lhc committee to plan the dinner and  entertainment at the Christmas Party un December 4,  which will conclude this year's  successful activities. Coast News, November 7,1978  Book Review  Encyclopedia  By John Moore  I think I first encountered  the    encyclopedia    when    I  was eight or nine years old.  I   say   "the   encyclopedia",  but I really mean the "idea"  of    the    encyclopedia.    My  first     actual     encyclopedia  was   one   of   those   cheap  illustrated    editions    which  appeared, volume by volume,  week by week, on a rack in  thc    supermarkets    of    the  1950's. My parents picked up  a volume with the groceries  (literally  food   for  thought),  and it was one of the best  investments they ever made.  The idea that the sum total of  human  knowledge  could  be  contained in a set of books I  might possess was incredibly  exciting. I looked forward to  each   successive   volume   as  though they were episodes of  a serialized mystery. 1 remember the satisfaction I felt when  we finally acquired the entire  set;  I felt I had thc secrets  of thc universe in my power,  imprisoned in my bookshelf,  where I could unlock them at  my leisure.  In time, of course, that set  of encyclopedia died an  honourable death; worn out  in the service of four curious  kids, and as for the secrets  of the universe, I'm still  working on those, but 1 still  can't resist a bookshelf  graced by a row of uniform  bindings, identified by  imposing Roman numerals,  a marvellous methodical  repository of alphabetically  arranged knowledge. I've  learned more on a rainy  afternoon with a volume of  encyclopedia than I have in  whole years at school and  university. These voyages  of exploration usually begin  thc   search   for   some  encyclopedias today.  By   definition   any   single  work, regardless of the number    of     volumes,     which  attempts to contain and correlate all thc available information on a single subject may  be called an encyclopedia, and  in fact the early en:ycloped-  iasts  covered  only   a   fairly  narrow   range   of   subjects.  Many encyclopedias were no  more   than   dictionaries   of  specialized   terms   used   in  the arts and sciences and thc  august     French     Academy  was even moved to censure  one group of encyelopcdiasts  for having suggested, at least  by implication, a lack in their  own official  Dictionary. The  scope   of   the   encyclopedia  was  gradually   extended   to  include   history,   geography,  politics   and   biographies   of  important people. The encyclopedia, as we know it, has  come to mean a work which  attempts   to   give   not   only  definitions of words, but as  much information as possible  on as wide a range of subjects  as   possible.   The   unspoken ideal of thc encyclopedia is still thc dream of my  childhood; a work which embodies   the   sum   of  human  knowledge in essence, an ink  and paper monument to our  species   greater    than    any  Pyramid,  Parthenon, or Taj  Mahal.  Like all ideals, it is ultimately unattainable; encyclopedias still operate, out of  necessity, on a principle of  selection. As thc sheer volume  of human knowledge increases  the task of the encyclopediast  is less the acquisition and  ordering of information than it  is the decision to select or  reject data on thc basis of  some standard of relevance  and importance. Such standards, whether set by in-  or committees,  always differ, however  minutely, and so for that rca-  guage. That one you can  keep just for yourself. By the  way, don't overlook the complete sets of older encyclopedias that occasionally  turn up in junk stores and  antique shops. Most of thc  information in this article  was cribbed from just such a  set, The Harmsworth Encyclopedia, a turn-of-the-Cen-  tury British popular encyclopedia that I picked up  cheap. You have to be prepared to sort through the  outdated material, but even  that can be an excellent source  of historical perspective.  Well, that time of the year  is approaching and although  your kids may not be too  thrilled to wake up to an  encyclopedia on Christmas  morning, you won't have to  fix it or replace thc batteries  in a week. If they do utterly  destroy it in a year or more  you'll know it's served its  purpose.  Elves Club  The Elves Club is holding  its first raffle. Tickets will  bc sold in thc Sechelt and  Gibsons malls on Saturday.  November 18, 1978, Tickets  arc also available at many of  the stores on thc Sunshine  Coast. For only $1.00 you can  win a hind-quarter of beef,  a ten to twelve pound turkey,  or a four to five pound ham.  The drop-off depots are now  being set up around thc  Sunshine Coast. For information concerning the dropoff in your area or if you can  lend a helping hand at repairing broken toys please phone  886-2149.  Workshop success  VLASSIFIEIJ JWS  By Jo-Anne Bushnell  It was an exciting day for  the twenty-five participants  who attended the Volunteer  Workshop jointly sponsored  and organized by Continuing  Education and thc Volunteer  Bureau. People left feeling  stimulated and feeling as  though thc workshop had  really enriched their lives.  Thercse Egaa, Coordinator of Volunteer Programmes  for thc North Shore Family  Services has a real gift for  helping to make people feci  good about themselves and  feel good about thc people  around them. At the workshop, she was able to draw  thc participants into a cohesive and responsive group.  Representatives from Pender  Harbour, Sechelt, Davis Bay  and Gibsons, most of whom  did not know each other,  gathered together to learn  more about a "helping  relationship".  Thc group discussed the  reasons why a person volunteers and some focus was  given to thc needs of our  community, both present  and future. Thc Volunteer  of thc 70's contributes effectively in our community.  When considering the area  in which a volunteer offers  his or her services, it is  much more beneficial to all  involved when the volunteers  own needs are recognized.  Much discussion centred  around helping other people.  The group looked at the  characteristics of a helping  relationship. Practice was  given in learning how one  might handle a given situation but one must be aware of  the dimensions of the situation. Working in pairs thc  participants practised some  communication skills ��� listening, paraphrasing, and describing feelings expressed  while a person talked.  Since the response to this  workshop was so positive.  Continuing Education and  thc Volunteer Bureau have  decided to organize a half  day workshop to bc held on  November 30. We are really  excited that Elizabeth Brown  has agreed to lead this event  lor us. She will focus on the  practical side of communicating and helping other people.  To register or to get added  information about this workshop, please contact thc.  Volunteer Bureau 885-3821  or Continuing Education,  885-3512.  Prices Effective:  Thurs., Fri., Sat.,  November 9,10,11.  Co-Op  Margarine  Co-Op Fancy 1  Peaches syT,\.Tes     79*  print      ��**  Co-Op Fancy  Wax Beans encsye  14 II.OZ.  Co-Op Fancy  Green Beans  2/85<  Co-Op  Qi**    Short grain or $4    QQ  nlbO   Extra long grain     4 Ib. ��''*��  Co-Op  Assorted SoupsS$7.25  Alpha  Creamed Honey 2lb$1.99  Fantastik  Liquid  Spray Cleaner *<*��� '1.35  Spray 'n Wash  Aerosol  Stain Remover 16�� *1.59  Chicken  Breasts  M.39b  Pork Butt  Roasts  M.49b  with   the   scare  specific piece of information,  often    forgotten    as    other   dividuals  accidentally discovered  items command my attention.     _        As  with  an   excursion,   it's   son do'encyclopedias.  They  thc unscheduled detours that   differ  in  the   accuracy   and  are frequently more interest  ing than thc trip itself.  The words "encyclopedia"  and "cyclopedia" (they seem  to be used interchangeably)  amount of information they  contain, but to some extent  this difference is due to the  peculiar circumstance that by  thc time any encyclopedia is  IO  ue   uasu   ...,v.v.....B j ,, ll|c  lllllc            t���.,v,..^���.���   ...  arc derived from Greek and published.  ' it    is    already  mean "all-round education". sijgi,t|y out of date. The pace  The idea of the encyclopedia ()f   this    obsolescence    has  as we know it originated in increased   markedly   as   the  the late 16th and early 17th technology    of    information  centuries. The word was first gathering and storing, micro-  used  10  describe  works  by ,j|nl and computers, becomes  two rather obscure  philoso- morc     sophisticated.     The  phcrs,     Ringelbergius    and encyclopedia is as much stim-  Martinius (see what I mean by u|,,s  to  intelligent  curiosity  obscure?), but the first real as ��� repository of answers,  encyclopedia    was    Johann |f you have growing children,  Hcinrich Alstcd's attempt in a good encyclopedia is one of  1620 to produce a "seicntif- t|lc best investments you can  ically organized" review of thc make for their future. When  state of human  knowledge, they arc very young, go for  The   attempt   was   success- a��� 'inexpensive' set with lots  lul enough to warrant further of good illustrations to spur  editions of the work, but thc their      imaginations       and  "scientific"   criteria   of   Al- makc (hem curious to read,  stcd's system were ultimately wiia,   they   get   older   the  personal and arbitrary.  The Wor|j    g^i,    Encyclopedia  modern encyclopedia  wasn't js onc 0f the best all round  born until 1673. when a young encyclopedias,   for   students  Frenchman,    Louis    Morcri. as we|| as adults, providing  conceived thc idea of arrang- questionnaires     and     essay  ing   the   information   alpha- topic suggestions and outlines  helically. This method was so .��� tnc cm| ,,r articles on most  simple, but so effective, not important   subjects.   At   the  only for ordering the data. |0p of thc list, of course, is  but also for retrieving it and lnc   venerable   Encyclopedia  cross-referencing,  Ihat   it   is   Brlttanica   the   finest   ency-  still employed by most major  clopedia in thc English Ian-  The fifth in a series of MB reports:  bw we help nature.  And how that helps  your future.  "Only God can  make a tree."  But man can help make a better  tree. That's one of the things  we're up to these days. Learning  The ecological team.  A team of MB scientists and environmental specialists conducts  detailed ecological surveys of  forest areas before harvesting.  Based on their findings, we develop cutting plans that ensure  the protection of fish, wildlife,  new ways to help nature grow    wat(��shedS) recreation and other  trees taster and better in the -  forests we manage.  The "plus" tree.  Clones of superior trees known  as "plus trees" have been established in our seed orchards near  Nanaimo. MB researchers are  important forest values.  Product research.  MacMillan Bloedel scientists are  also developing new forest products and improving existing  ones. They're also working on  Imagine a novel with the same mix of fact and  fantasy as 'The Seven-Percent Solution' with  "Enough verve, thrilling suspense and dangerous  tropical colour to fuel an old-fashioned steamer  half-way up the Amazon.''  M6-7744    Washington Po8t Book World  Corner of School Road and Gower Point Rd. Ill  iNanaimo. ivir> reseoruieia <uc  now developing improved strains    waYs t0 cut costs and reduce en-  using the "plus trees" as parents     vironmental   hazards.  We're  learning how to extract more  value from each log we harvest,  by using the waste from one product as the raw material for  another.  And you.  O J.  The resulting seed will be used  in our plantations to produce  timber stands having the most  desirable characteristics.  Intensive cultivation.  Our foresters, scientists and tech-    nicians are stimulating both the Scientific management is help-  growth and the yield of young ing MacMillan Bloedel make  forests through fertilization, more productive use of even'  thinningand spacing techniques, acre of forest land we manage.  When each new forest is planted, The bottom line as far as you're  its progress is recorded in detail, concerned is not just jobs and  We're gathering a steadily in- incomes for your generation,  creasing pool of knowledge, It's also forests that will continue  which we'll use to improve the to yield abundant crops ^\^^  trees in future plantations. in your children's tinic.aiaLw  MacMillan Bloedel Coast News, November 7,1978.  Film Society  By Allan J.Crane  As I indicated in a previous  column, the screening of films  is u hazardous operation. I  also indicated iu last week's  article thc possibility that the  Film Society would have to  change ils screening evening.  A letter from Wesl Coast  I'heatre Service Limited,  hooking agents tor the Twilight Theatre's regular programme, confirms thai this  will have lobe done.  1 hc agency lias been  experiencing difficulties  null some of I lie major <lis-  tributors (Columbia and  Universal films, for example)  who refuse to hook pictures  ivhieh arc expected lo do well  .n lhc bn.\ office i'ii weekends  when lhc I-il iii Society is  screening films. Thc distributor ol Sgt. Pepper's Lonely  Hearts Club Band has informed the agency of their  intention to cancel thc booking  nl Ihis film (scheduled to play  .ii thc Twilight 'I'heatre  November 15���18) because a  Film Society showing is scheduled for lhal weekend.  [tightly or wrongly, thc dis-  tributoi's believe that weekend  screenings of films for  the  Film .Society are making inroads into their regular  commercial business, and thc  agency has suggested that the  Society's screenings be moved  to a mid-week date. Neither  the management of the Twilight Theatre nor thc Kwahtahmoss Film Society has  any alternative but to comply.  Weekends are considered  prime lime for movie audiences, and ii is the film  distributors who set the terms  which usually result in at  least fifty percent and sonic-  limes as much as oO���70";. of  thc gross box-office receipts  being payable to the distributor. The Film Society's  booking for Outrageous,  therefore, originally set for  Friday, November 17, will  now be moved lo Tuesday,  November 14 at 9:00 p.m.,  and the Twilight Theatre's  regular feature for that  evening. Capricorn One.  will be brought forward to  7:00 p.m. for the occasion.  I realize that this change  will be an inconvenience  for some people. 1 regret this,  but the change was necessitated by circumstances  beyond my control. On the  other hand, some people have  pots  soil  fertilizers  perennials'  indoor plants^  flowering  plants  Xmas cactii  ^pen Friday ti  FcnUnglc  i        Sechelt w  wooden items  by Woodlatch  stoneware by  Old Egmont Potters  porcelain  by Patti Meyers  jewelry by  Irene Blueth  & Steve Hodgson^  already expressed a preference for Tuesday evening  rather than Friday, and it  remains true Ihat no day or  time will suit everybody.  Some people feel that 9:00  p.m. is rather late for a film  showing to start, but films arc  regularly shown at 7:00 p.m.  and 9:00 p.m. in Vancouver  and in many small towns  too. Mosl of the presentations  will be over before 11 p.m.  For Tuesday. November 28,  I am hoping to book what has  been described as among the  most effective anti-fascist  films ever made, Jan Kadar's  The Shop on the Main Street  from Czechoslovakia set in  19-12 during the Nazi occupation. I am delighted to  announce that the truly outstanding film from Russia,  directed by Akira Kurosawa,  Dersu L'zala has been booked  lo play at ihe Twilight Theatre  for 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday  December 12 following its  engagement at the Ridge  Theatre in Vancouver. I saw  this wonderful film at Saskatoon last May. Kurosawa's  cinematography in the Siberian tundra is positively  breath-taking, and the relationship between an army  engineer and the guide, Derzu  Uzala, is depicted with  great sensitivity. This film is  an astonishing visual experience. Although the dialogue  is in Russian (directed by the  renowned Japanese director),  sub-titles arc not at all intrusive, and the dialogue is easy  to follow. The audience  reaction index to this film in  Saskatoon was 84.0 which  gives some idea of its exceptional   calibre. Now    I  Holt's corner  By Jim Holt  so    clearly after    looking  through what seemed to be a  London fog.  Irene   had her   boutique  Gerry Kirsch demonstrates his skill as blackjack dealer at the Reno Night staged by  the Gibsons Lions Club lasl weekend.  High standards required  On November 2 we had a  real good turnout at our Week-  ly Bingo. It was an outstand- set up very nicely and was  ing success, I am very pleased quite pleased with her effort,  to say.   Thc   Lucky  Jackpot | would also like to thank the  winner  of  $100  was   Mary Jadic-s who looked after thc  Gill, one of our new neigh- kitchen   and   they   are   as  hours on  Burns  Road,  as  I follows: Eve Holloway. Dora  mentioned    in    a    previous Bonn,    Helen     Raby    and,  article.   This  will  show   you |   am   not   too   sure   if  Eve  how   we  treat   new  friends, said it was her daughter or  so    Congratulations,   Mary, daughter-in-law    ���    I    will  on your winning of the big get   lhal    straightened    out  prize of the night. The Door later  on.   Thanks   a   million  Prize was won by one of our ladies for a wonderful job.  Indian  friends  from  Sechelt yvhile | am at it  I would  who had a pretty good nighl. like to thank Gladys Coates  By Maryanne West  A Vancouver industrialist  addressing the mayors and  aldermen of B.C.communities  large and small at thc September U.B.C.M. convention  in Penticton made a plea for  greater understanding and  compassion for our elected  representatives.  "Wc have too high expectations," he was quoted,  citing a couple of political  careers which recently came  cope to our blind eye to its mentalized  to  the  point   of  logical conclusion Canada will saying he's a nice  guy  we  quickly become just another should overlook his lapse of  of  those   "Banana"   rcpub- judgement. On the contrary.  lies where graft and corruption      He was elected presumably  are the name of the game and because     his     constituents  where   a   semblance   of   an thought he had the qualifica-  ordcrly society is upheld by tions and the integrity to serve  the power of the ruling strong- the public interest,  not  his  man. own or that of any particular  Politicians,     surely,     like lobby. They took it for granted  Caesar's  wife,   have   to  bc he  would  surround   himself  beyond reproach, and honesty with  experienced  staff who  in Government,  like justice, would provide a buffer zone  has to bc seen to bc done. to project him from situations  There is no doubt that any where he forgets to write an  having won two or three  game prizes as well, so my  congratulations to him as well.  The Door Prize was picked  by the smallest man in the  hall ��� a young fellow by the  name    of    Adam    McBridc  for filling in as Cashier,  also Hill Johnston for taking  around the prize money and  helping oul in general. Also  lo Fd Conner the man with thc  sultry, sexy voice who relieved  mc on  the  calling;  also  to  man    wherever    hc    finds  .      , himself  in   society,   but   to  won t have to go into Vancou-   |mvcr |hc standards we sct  vcr to see this film, and nei-   for   t,,ose    who  ther will you. Derzu Uzala  will be thc final presentation  for 1978. In the meantime,  however, the film programming committee will be  busy booking films from  several different countries  for your viewing pleasure  See our Representative  Owners of smaller businesses  The Federal Business  Development Bank  can provide you  With a'  mm  at:   Bella Beach Motel,  Sechelt.  Tel: 885-9561  Wednesday,  November 15th  ��� Financial assistance                      a4H^P  > Man:iiinnu>nt rt)iuiKfllinii IC.ASF1        L^k^-W  a Management training                         /T^^T  a Information on government               Hu'>iN!S:;  programs for business                      t / VI, i v A.'/ h' hank  (Branch Ollice Address)  145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver, B.C.  Tel: 980-6571  crashing down as the result of  "small" mistakes or lapses   position of power, bc it that important letter or to clarify  in judgement.                           of a parent, foreman, business his expense account.  I'm all  for understanding   executive or politician brings I   suppose   it's   inevitable  and compassion for our fellow-   ���ith it the opportunity and the that the permissive attitudes  temptation    to   abuse    that which pervade society as  a  power,  to exploit  people or whole   eventually   show   up  circumstances for one's own among our leaders.  advantage or for the advan- How   many otherwise  up-  tagc  of friends  or  political right  and respected citizens  party. Which is surelv why who would never countenance  level of government, seems to   integrity   and   honesty   arc stealing from their neighbours  mc  a  very  dangerous  sug-   sucn  essential  qualifications think little of stealing from the  lor any elected or appointed government?   It   would   be  official. foolish not to take advantage  Is there really any differ- of that tax dodge, or thc child  once between the employee is small who's to know he's  who   snitches   materials   or really twelve going on thir-  tools from his place of work,- teen, or the bus driver's  thc executive who pads an  expense account and the politician who indulges in influence peddling? It is a difference surely only of degree.  _^^___^_^_ aspire to  hold high office in the land,  or  for  that   matter  to  any  gestion,   and   singularly   ill-  timed.  If wc carry the Lord Nelson  practice of putting thc teles-  who, 1 am sure you all know. |_cn Coates who worked thc  is a wonderful musician. Hc n0or. A real good job was  is a real one-man orchestra done by these two friends of  mine, so a million thanks,  fellows.  We had a few empty seats  that night and would like to  see Ihem filled up so how  about il folks, maybe you can  bring a friend along next  Thursday and who knows,  they might even share their  winnings with you.  Belated congratulations to  Jim and Jessie Dowdie on  their dOth Wedding Anniversary. This couple is certainly a credit to our community and may they have many  more anniversaries to cclc-  hralc. So again I say. "Heartiest Congratulations to both  of you.''  Well it is time for me to  sign off, see you all at the  Bingo next Thursday. In the  meantime take care of yourselves and have a happy day.  Adios Amigos.  and plays the organ so well  you don't need any other  accompaniment when Adam's  playing.  Sorry to hear about Vic and  Mel Eckstein having quite  a harrowing experience in  Vancouver last Monday, as  I am given to understand  Ihcy were bolh hit by a  car. They were taken to hospital but thank goodness  they were not seriously  hurt, but have a few bruises  to show for it. However, they  are back home again and glad  to be here.  The new smoke-eaters  we have had installed worked  lo perfection in the Hall  on Bingo nighl. lt was cicalas a bell all night, and I would  like to thank all our good  friends who commented on  it. For my part, it was a  pleasure   to  sec   everything  Whitaker House  attention was diverted, why  not  ride for free.  etc.   It's  alright as long as you don't  get caught ���we rationalize.  I understand the executive's  I'm quite sure this Forest sympathy   for   his   political  Company executive does not friends who are found out. but  tolerate either of thc former the   answer   surely   is   not  indiscretions so I'm at a loss leniency which inevitably will  to   follow   his   argument   in lead to the total discredit of  favour of lowered standards democratic government   and  for  politicians.   Is   he   sug- open the way for a dictator  gesting   wc   should   have   a but that each one of us set  double   standard   and   that the same high standards for  rules which apply to the ordin- ourselves  which   we   rightly  "Why don't we just subdivide Haekctl Park and  have done with it?"  This retort came from  Alderman Frank Leitner.  during a discussion at the  Council meeting in Sechelt  last Wednesday evening.  Alderman      Frode      .lor-  Ihe previous meeting which  turned down any suggestion  that the building be pul in  the park.  Leitner refused to take back  his motion, lt was his'contention that the park was for thc  public and Ihe building would  bc    non-conforming,    hence  ary guy arc not relevant to  the halls of power?  Understanding for the  politician who has to shoulder  heavy work loads and responsibility shouldn't become senti-  demand of our elected representatives.  gensen came to the Council his remark aboul subdividing,  armed  with  a  petition con- The discussion  became  a  taining 159 signatures and a bit heated and acting Mayor  letter  from   Stan  James  of Morgan  Thompson  had  the  Union    Steamships,    all    in matter dropped by  pointing  favour   of   moving   the   old out  that  if Leitner did  not  Whitaker building  onto  the wish to rescind  the  motion  park.   He  asked   Leitner   to he had made, then the choice  rescind   a   motion   made   at was his.  Police news of the week  WINTER SCHEDULE  effective  Oct.29/78-Feb. 10/79  VANCOUVER HARBQUR  INCLUDES GIBSONS PORT MELLON  t, MlNABCREEK  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS b HOLIDAYS  Fhahi  101  '07  Departs  Sechell  7 4b am  )��d��  11 45 a m  3 15. D rn  Flight  No  100 ������  104  Departs  Van Hbr  7 15 am  9 30 am  10 30 am  106   It*   12 30 p r  106 4 00 p r  SUNDAYS b HOLIDAYS  11 45  106 ��� !���     12 30 p m  108 4 00   p m  PENDER HARBOUR  INCLUDESTHOHr/ANBY A NELSON ISLANDS  EGMONT   FIUBVANDSAKINAWLAKES  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS^  Flight       Departs Flight       Departs  No Sechelt     ||     No      ;   Pen  Hbr  50i 9 15 a r  503 1 15 pn  502 11 15 am  504 2 45pm  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  2 45 p m  LEGEND  ��� CONNECTS arlTH SECHELT i jtavis INLETS  1   CDNNtCIS   ��11H   P1N0EO   M��aaOUB  ���CONNECTS   WITH  P0NELI   HIVEB  a C0NNEC1S   #!TM   V.NC0UVEB   HaBSOLlB  '������- CONNECTS   WITH   hftNllMQ  CONNECTS   NHH   vaHCOUVEB   arBPOBT  i UlREC T   SERVICE  to  SECHELT  D CONNECTS   *ITH   SECHELT  INLET ONLY  POWELL RIVER  DAIIY EXCEPT SUNDAYS S. HOLIDAYS  Flight  No  Deparls  Sechell  Flighl        Departs  No        Powell River  901 6  15am        902 a 9  00a m  903 9   15am       904��.-        1100 am  905 1 15 p m       906BO        2 30 pro  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  1 15 p m    || 906H.5  |    2 30 p.m  VANCOUVER   AIRPORT  DAILY  Flight  No.  Deparls  Sechelt  Flight  No.  Deparls  Van AIRPORT  12 30 p r  Fits   100 S 106 - 204 - 602 Connect With Powell Air Flights From Powell River  CAR RENTALS CHARTER SERVICE  rvEEFi/ES^lWIVHEflE  CAR RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE m THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  ATALLSCHEDULEDTERMINALS. ,    , ,  For further tnlormalion  ASK YOUR AGENT FOR PARTICULARS ���, ,   .        ,      ,������.  Please contact your Local Ollice  NANAIMO  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS & HOLIDA YS  Flight  No  201  203  205  Departs  Sechelt  8 15 am  11 45 am  3 15pm  Flight  No.  202 a)til  204:  Deparls  Nanaimo  8 45 a m  12 45 p m  4 00 p m  SUNDAYS b HOLIDAYS  203  205  It 45 a r  3 15   P '  1204 ���!���     12 45 pm  1206 4 00 p.m  TERMINAL LOCATIONS  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  FT   CARRALL ST . GASTOWN  VANCOUVER AIRPORT  WEST COAST AIR SEAPLANE DOCK  NANAIMO  AIR WEST AIRLINES, BEHIND BUS DEPOT  POWELL RIVER  POWELL LAKE  SEAPLANE DOCK  SECHELT       PORPOISE BAV  PENDER HARBOUR  TAYLORS GARDEN BAY STORE  MADEIRA PARK  MADEIRA MARINA  SECHELT INLET  INCLUDES NARROWS ANO SALMON INLETS  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS b HOLIDAYS  Tiigiil  NO.  301  303  "Departs   ~T|  Flight  Sechell No.  9   15am     |    302     I    10 30 a m  1 15 pm   )]_ 304     |      2:30 p in  ~~SUNDAYSb HOLIDAYS  Tl5 P m   [|    304     |     2:30 p.m  Deparls  Sech Inlet  JERVIS INLET  INCLUDES HOTHAM SOUND  S AGAMEMNON CHANNEL  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDA YS& HOLIDA YS  Flighl  No.  Departs  Sechell  Flighl  No.  Departs  Jervis In  10:30 am  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  1:15 p.n  2:30 p.m  FOR RESERVATIONS  CALL  Sechelt  Vancouver  Nanaimo  Powell River  8B6-2214  689.8651  753-2041  486-9223  RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE  AT LEAST TWO HOURS PRIOR TO  PUBLISHED DEPARTURE TIMES.  CHECK IN TIME TO BE  20 MINUTES PRIOR  TO SCHEDULED  DEPARTURE TIME  Both the Sechelt and thc  Gibsons detachments were  pleased to report that Ihe  festivities over Halloi ccn  were relatively c]uiet. Apart  Irom tile usual eggs and soap  pranks, the only reported  mischief was when a youth  threw a plastic hag of yellow  paint over a motor vehicle.  Thc owner saw thc incident  and was able to clean it off.  Sechell to Earls Cove:  October 21: Edward Buidette  was taken to St. Mary's  Hospital for observation  alter his truck was involved  in a single vehicle accident in  West Sechell. He was released the following day.  October 27: A tape box,  containing fifteen assorted  tapes, was taken from a  vehicle in the Sechelt Legion  parking lot.  October 30: Some time over  the weekend, a storage shed  at the Regional water reservoir above Selma Park was  entered. Stolen were a tool  kit for and Atlas Copco  Cobra jaekhammcr; a Scott  gas mask ��� used in the  administration of chlorine  lo the water supply; a twelve-  volt battery; and a saw file.  Total value is estimated al  S200.  November3: The spare wheel  and lire were stolen from a  Regional     District     vehicle  behind their office buildings  in Sechelt.  Gibsons area:  October 31: A residence on  Hanbury Road in Gibsons  was broken into. A small  amount of loose change was  taken and a lamp was  smashed.  November 2: An Ashley  wood slove, weighing between  200 and 250 pounds was  taken from a garage on  Fletcher Road. It is hot  known as yet if Ihis was a  practical joke. The lasl time  lhc stove was seen was on  Hallowe'en evening.  Specify Jenn Air.  The range that's  as unique as  yourlkitchen ^  design. f <?��**��$  CARPETS  WESTMILL  SENECA  CELANESE      CARAVEL^ APPLIANCES  CARAVELLE     CERAM|CS&    TUB ENCLOSURES  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  D  Flo thing  '  Light  North Rd., Gibsons  describing Jenn-Airs complete line  ot ranges and cookiops  STORE HOURS  THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY  ID a.m. - 5 p.m. Coast News, November 7.1978  Student tour  Elphinstone Student  Research Productions  Recently thc students  enrolled in the Communications course at Elphinstone  took an indepth tour of the  C.B.C. building in Vancouver.  The trip was organized by  Maryanne West and Dave  Hclcm.  The building is an eight  floor structure. Three of the  eight arc below ground. These  three Hours arc the heart of  C.B.C.  The building was designed  for mine practical reasons  lhan appearance, even though  ii is exceptionally outstanding, This is because the filming and broadcasting studios  needed to he in a soundproof place and the best  place where noise inter-  i'crancc is the lowest is  underground.  One of the most outstanding  studios is lhc orchestra studio  which was buill in an .area  like a box within a box.  The inner room rests on  rubber cushions.  From the huge ventilation  system which takes up the top  iwo floors of the building  protrude five long tubes,  each of which is aboul five  feel round, carrying cool  air to the hot studios below.  The purpose of the lour  was to learn the technical  aspects of television broadcasting. We went to different  studios learning what different people's functions  were and how il all fits  together.  On our round-about tour  wc first visited the Radio  Broadcasting Control room.  In this room is housed a  huge computer which handles  both English and French radio  stations with a little help  from five or six technicians.  Continued from Page 1  Department of Municipal  Affairs, Tom Moore, when  contacted by thc Coast News  said that it would be wrong to  draw thc Inference from thc  government's     action     that  From here we ventured off  into a sniall packaging studio. This studio can bc used  to edit pre-taped program nies  hut for the majority of time it  is used to send out live  radio broadcasts such as  interviews and music.  The Rene Simard apartment  house set was the next area  of interest. Here we saw Ihe  set for ihe show from lhc  director's viewpoint. We were  informed aboul lhc lighting  and audio consoles. Also  we learned how important a  director is lor running a  good show.  From there we went to  a set which was going to be  used later. We had an hour  break, during half of which  our group viewed the filming  of a segment of the Rene  Simard Show.  Next on the agenda was the  master control room. From  here English ami French  programmes were distributed  throughout thc country.  Pari of this area was Tele-  cini, where movies nr slides  arc pul on the air.  The record library has a  huge, up to dale selection of  records. It is used by directors and disejockeys.  One of the more interesting areas, lo a lot of people,  was the props area. This  immense section covers  most of thc third Hour underground in the C.B.C. building.  Il includes the paint shop,  plastics shop. woodwork  shop, drafting shop, and  special effects. We saw  upcoming sets for future  films and shows. These sets  were in all stages Irom planning lo finishing. Seeing wc  had lo return to Gibsons  wc had to cul thc tour short.  The trip was very cdueationall  and lots of fun. Wc hope to  do things like ihis again.  major changes were in store  for Regional Districts. "The  Minister wants to have a look  at that report before authorizing any new activities by  the      Regional      Districts."  Sechelt Community Plan  A public meeting on the  Sechelt Community Plan at  the Senior Citizens' Hall was  attended by Fifty-six people on  Monday evening. October 30.  For the most pari the Plan  was received favourably.  Unavoidably, of course, there  were some points of contention, the main one being the  continuation of thc commercial development westward  as far as Trail Avenue.  It was felt by residents in  thai area, that it would bc  detrimental io their property  values, plus it would pul them  m a situation of being a  buffer between commercial  and school /ones, li was pointed out by thc Planner Doug  Rove lhal while ii was his  committee's recommendation  it was not to be considered in  any way as a foregone conclusion, lhc Community  Plan, he explained, was  merely a projection lor the  future, and any changes in  /oning would still have to go  through ihe normal municipal  channels. He added Ihat the  Community Plan was now a  mandatory    procedure,    de  signed to give municipalities  a direction for ihe future. This  type of plan was worked out  in five-year increments, up  to twenty years, and naturally  if the time factor increased  then the guidelines would bc  more general.  Parking was also discussed',  many different views were  given, but ii was generally  recognized that it would  become a problem and had to  bc looked into thoroughly.  if a balanced community w.is  to be achieved.  Vic Walters demonstrates his concept of multi-level residences at the Sechelt  Community Plan meeting last week.  ���ll.'IWII!liWH  tqentbi^nc  SERVICES  Sunday,  November 11  The Public is cordially invited to attend the  Cenotaph Services at the Gibsons Royal  Canadian Legion 109.  Parade formation will be in front of the  cenotaph at 10:45 SHARP.  Indoor services will be held in the Legion  Hall following the laying of the wreaths.  Refreshments for children and adults will  be available at the conclusion of the services.  STOCK CLEARANCE  ALL CARS, TRUCKS, &  BOATS MUST GO  *^   Automotive Paris. Sales. & Service  Gibsons  886-7919  Al Ihe Corner ol Payne Rd 8. Hwy. 101  DL#01342A  Dean Clapp Sales Manager  dolS^ The biggest little store  POODS  We have the milk  for human kindness!  on the Coast  Let friendly Phil Desrosiers supply your daily needs.  ��� Free delivery  to the Wharf ���  KEN'S  LUCKY DOLLAR FOODS LTD.  GOWER POINT RD., GIBSONS  WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS - 886-2257 - YOU'LL FIND IT HERE  Open 7 days: 9 a.m. ��� 6 p.m.  Except Friday: 9a.m. ��� 7 p.m.  Sundays and holidays: 10 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  1 Coast News, November 7,1978.  Const Strokers  By Dennis Gray  Most moto-cross riders are  as lasting as Autumn leaves  and their nameless faces and  colourful jerseys flip through  one's memory like a motorized  kaleidoscope. If they have the  price Ihev can have the game  if nol the name, and many who  were more successful at  collecting mud than trophies  will still be talking aboul  their exploits when they have  grandchildren on their knees.  lhc sport is tough, competi  tive, and gelling more expensive each year, and to be a  perennial one musl be dedicated.  hi the midst of Ihese one-  season one-race wonders are  riders whose names arc  synonymous wiih racing.  Names like McKenzic, once  made as familiar by Dayton  McKenzic as the deep fircy  exhaust note of the big  B.S.A. Hat trackers he rode.  More recently. wherever  men put their skills and  machines on a starting line  Coast Industries  886-9159  | Behind Peninsula Transport  Fire Screens  Wrought Iron  & Aluminum Railings  General Welding  one or more of his three sons  can be expected to keep the  McKenzie name in the winners' circle.  Il is only natural that boys  w ho admire their father would  want to follow in his steps. It  is also natural thai a father  who eared for his sons would  try lo encourage Ihem into  something with less risks and  more rewards. Il was for this  reason that one Christmas  when the boys wanted a  motorcycle they got bicycles  instead. When they had  learned to ride them around  the block on one wheel thev  were given a unicycle. Each  of the three boys went through  ihis preparation before getting a motorcycle, They then  had lhc skill, all that was  necessary was determination  and luck.  Anyone watching a McKenzic ride knows he has determination; luck is something  else. Some say there is only  one kind of luck ��� bad.  The rest is skill. At any rate  djsS&Sh,  it was this kind of luck Glen  McKenzic had in 1974 vvhen  his brilliant riding made him  the outasighl leader in Canadian moto-cross points only  to bc permanently sidelined  by a tragic, crippling street  accident. The fact that he is  today riding and winning in  motor-carl racing illustrates  the type of firm-jawed determination his fans have come to  expect of him.  Before thc dust had settled,  his younger brother Larry  was giving race fans a demonstration in skillful bike handling in his joyful flat-out  sideways racing style.  He was also well on his way  to being Number One Canadian vvhen, in thc Spring of  1477, hc also had a measure  of racer's luck, sustaining a  lingering knee injury from a  fall. Fortunately he is once  again back in form and now  doing battle with his younger  brother Danny.  Anyone taking stock of  these young athletes' lives  may well say they are not  getting rich. They are not  getting any younger. They  will probably not go down  in history books. They might  never be world champions  or even Canadian champions.  Strikes and spares  MOREL'S  Framing &  Construction Ltd.  SEE OUR  "SPEC  HOUSES"  specializing in  CUSTOM HOME  BUILDING & FRAMING  886-2440  (frxB.A. BLACKTOP^  ���QUALITY SERVICE SINCE J956 ' �����  Grading & Gravel  Curbs ��� Soil Cement ��� Drainage  Roads ��� Industrial Sites ��� Parking Areas  Tennis Courts ��� Driveways  885-5151  PORPOISE BAY ROAD. SECHELT  North Vancouver Office ��� Toll Free       Zenith - 2628  CKTOP LTfrfm  By Bud Mulcaster  A quick column, due to my  progeny breaking an arm  Friday night.  In the Classic League, Andy  Spence rolled a 308, Bonnie  McConnell a 303 and Brian  Eldridge a 325 single. Paddy-  Richardson had a 330 in thc  Gibsons 'A', Janet Flumerfelt rolled a 330 and Gail  Prentis had thc highest 300  with a nice 344 game in the  Wednesday Coffee League.  Vivian Chamberlin had a 328  single in thc Ball and Chain  and Joe Bellerivc and Ralph  Roth both had 317 singles in  thc Phuntastique League and  Alice Smith a 301 for the  Swingers. Nora Solinsky.  in the Wednesday Coffee  League, had games of 275,  275, 286 for a three-game  total of 836 and highest  triple of the week.  Highest Scores: Classic:  Dianne Fitchell 269-954;  Carole Skytte 289-1010;.  but their life is a success  for they are doing something  they love and in this day and  age they may just be the  rarest success of all. Keep  Strokin!  Ralph Roth 296-980; Don Slack  295-1006; Tuesday Coffee:  Carol Tetzlaff 271-628; Helen  Weinhandl 226-647; Swingers:  Alice Smith 301-713; Diek  Oliver 239-602; Gibsons 'A':  Paddy Richardson 330-710;  Alice Smith 255-721; Mavis  Stanley 265-724; Lome Christie 258-689; Wednesday  Coffee: Janet Flumerfelt 330-  699; Darlcnc Maxfield 292-  734; Nora Solinsky 286-  836; Wednesday 1:00 p.m.:  June Frandsen 268-672;  Carole Skytte 264-677; Ball  and Chain: Gloria Tourigny  244-679; Vivian Chamberlin  328-695; Brian Butcher 248-  714: Phuntastique: Mavis  Stanley 244-657; Ralph Roth  317-712; Joe Bellerivc 317-  752; Legion: Dot Robinson  218-593; Joan Christiansen  252-678; Y.B.C.Banlams:  Shiela Reynolds 140-263;  Dean Kcnnett 160-303;  Jrs.: Arlene Mulcaster 241-  545; Darin Maeey 198-528;  Seniors: Sandra Hanehar  274-573; Mike Maxfield 232-  686.  On the rocks  This mono-hull crosses the finish line with colourful spinnaker flying. The vessel was participating in  Gibsons friendly monthly regatta.  Bv Pat Edwards  Plans are well underway  for thc annual men's open  bonspiel to bc held at the  Gibsons Winter Club on  November 24, 25 and 26.  As usual the 'spiel is fully  subscribed, and wc arc all  looking forward to a successful weekend of curling.  League play still has openings every night for any late  starters, and it is hoped that  wc can gel a Sunday hangover  league going again this year.  Ice time is cheaper on Sunday  for a full league, so call Gus  if you are interested. There is  a big hangover league trophy  going begging, and men's  or ladies' teams are welcome  to play for it.  Over sixty curlers took  advantage of the opportunity  to win $100 in thc early bird  draw, by paying their fees  before October 31. Congratulations to Dan Reitlo. winner  of the draw.  Gus has a good selection of  brooms, gloves and sliders for  sale. They make terrific  Christmas presents for the  curlers on your list!  Don't forget the General  Meeting on November 28 at  8 p.m.  Gym  Soccer News  ,�����>.    Amalgamated Construction  aVaW'A  Association  "9*  B C Road Builders  Association  =y  Soccer by J & Co.  in thc last two weeks, the  Renegades played two out-  of-town games leaving them  as of yet undefeated in their  own division. The wind played  a crucial role in both games  interfering somewhat with  thc Renegades' usual powcr-  plav style and accuracy.  Saturday, October 28 at  Richmond Park:  Renegades    vs     Burnaby  South  Most of the action in the  first half was centered in front  of Burnaby South's goal.  Darren Dixon scored the first  and only Renegade goal which  INTERIOR  ��� Interior Undercoat ��� Primer  Sealer  ��� Alkyd  Semi-Gloss  ��� Alkyd Eggshell ��� Velvet Alkyd  Flat ��� Latex Semi-Gloss ��� Latex  Eggshe        ^^^^^^^  EXTERIOR  ��� Primer ���  Porch &  Floor  ��� House & Trim Gloss ��� Latex  Flat ��� Latex Gloss ��� Woodcraft  Stains ��� Latox Solid Color Stain  PAY NO MORE THAN PRICE  SHOWN BELOW FOR  PRODUCTS ABOVE.  GAL.  or less  Quart $4.49 or less  DEEP AND ACCENT COLORS  SLIGHTLY HIGHER PRICED.  UkMM A0T# 80OY  s i.cwB.ris. BBE'7133 "i: is  K#mvwwwwvwwmwws>��iiwwwmwwv^m3 other te  brought sonic action out of  Burnaby South with a tying  goal, a lucky shot rebounding  off goalie Tony Paul. The  action of thc second half was  based mainly on both teams  trying their best to score a  winning goal. One could  say it was an exciting game  to watch but too many missed  opportunities to score by thc  Renegades brought an overall disappointing note to the  game.  Saturday,   November   4   al  Wolfsoiig Park, U.B.C:  Renegades      vs      Miloni  Ecology  Last    week's    game   was  definitely of a better calibre.  Miloni  Ecology scored  their  first and only goal in the first  half as they played with the  wind behind them. Their goal  was scored early in the game;  in   essence   the   Renegades  concentrated   their   play   on  defence      against       Miloni  Ecology and their wind advantage. They held thc onslaught well until the second  half when  thc   tables  were  turned in their favour. Three  minutes into thc second half,  defence      full-back       Gary  Feschuk scored the tying goal  standing just past  thc halfway mark, a well-aimed kick  with a little help from the wind  brought about  this  unusual  goal.  Twenty   minutes  later  Barry   Johnson   scored   the  winning   goal,   leaving   thc  Renegades yet lo he defeated.  As  the  season   advances,  ^ the  Renegades   are   playing  S steadily   better   games   and  J holding their advance position  S in Division 7. Many observers  5 feci they will go far as their  improves  with each  meet    against    the  teams of that division.  By popular demand, and  because of the interest and  enthusiasm of the people  already involved, a second  Adult Gymnastics class is  being held on Mondays from  6:45 p.m. until 8:10 p.m. in  thc gymnasium of Cedar  Grove Elementary School.  Led by Jeff Brown, this  class allows people with  little or no experience in  gymnastics to explore body  movement through tumbling  and learning basic mat work,  and through such adventures  as practising on Ihe trampoline and the balance beam.  This class therefore enhances bolh limbcrness and  flexibility, and also endurance  and eardio-vascular strength.  Besides that, it's a lot of fun!  It is not too late to join  this class, as each person's  routine is worked out on an  individual basis, and each  person progresses according  to his or her own ability, fhe  fee for this class is SI.00 pel-  session, and for more information aboul il you may call the  Recreation Service al 885-  5440.  Ski Club  Over thirty people braved  Ihe storm to gather at the  Bonagtiro home for the Tetrahedron Ski Club pre-season  get-together. Experiences  and ideas were exchanged,  and plans lor the coming season were discussed al length.  As several of those interested  in taking up cross-country  skiing are complete novices,  special groups lor these people will be held to help Ihem  acclimatize to equipment,  waxing. and techniques.  Once there is sufficient snow,  tours to different areas will  be held for eight consecutive  weeks, most of which will be  on Ihe Sunshine Coast. We  hope lo make maximum use of  the trailer "warming hut"  and chalet on Mount Elphinstone. A hike lo this area  before the snow is too deep  is proposed.  Further details of the  winter's activities will be  discussed ai the Annual  General Meeting at thc'Rob"  ells Creek Elcmentarv  School tl���s Thursday. November 9 a. 7:.1() p.,,,; Elections  "ill also he held, so if Vou  h��vc a bit of ,ime :ind  would like to get involvcd  please let us know.  Look to  COZY COMFORT #110  The stove that does everything  ��� COOKER      ���HEATER   ���FIREPLACE  GIBSONS  ft Thermostatically Controlled      ft Uses Less Fuel  & Converts to Fireplace Instantly  ft Burns Longer  ft Maintains Even Temperatures       - 8 to 14 Hrs.  ft Features a Cook Top         ft Absolutely Air-Tight  ft Utilizes Wood Gases   VALLEV COMPORT  SAFETY   DESIGNED  THERMOSTAT  PRE-HEATING  MANIFOLDS  ,���,��*  Building Supplies Ltd  TAKE NOTE: A heater that is not thermostatically  controlled and is without pre-heated primary or  secondary air intake with gasket sealed door  averages below 50% burning efficiency.  Specifications:  Height - 36"  Width - 30"  Depth - 24"  Flue - 8"  Wood Length - 23"  FIRE BRICK LINED  Weight- "|lr  375 Ib  .     '��  Cold Weather's Coming.  886-8141  Sunshine Coast Hwy.  Gibsons, B.C.  THOMAS HEATING  SUNSHINE COAST DISTRIBUTOR  CALL NOW 886-7111  13 years experience   Serving Ihe Coasl since 1967 Coast News, November 7,1978  Socialists meet in Vancouver  This male cat was found several months ago suffering a broken leg, and brought back to health. Unfortunately Ed goes on holiday in a week or so and  cannot keep it. Anyone who would like to own the  friendly feline should phone Ed at 886-7800.  so mueh  Wildlife  corner  By Ian Corrancc  It's terrible to discover that  you're not perfect. To me it  came as a complete surprise.  Last week I wrote about  Hudson Creek, where thc  Gibsons Wildlife Club has  been stream clearing. The  name of this wee body of  water is in fact, HUSDON  CREEK; it's named after one  of thc old families in the area.  As if this weren't bad  enough, I went on to tell about  the school kids in Pender who  had their fish hatching box  vandalized. I mentioned that  some fella from thc fisheries  was going to come up with  eggs and show them the  process. Here again there was  a bit of an inaccuracy. The  eggs weren't to hc brought  in ��� thc eggs from the creek  itself will be used. This part  is for Ray Kraft's benefit, just  in case hc thought that next  year Pender fingcrlings would  find themselves rubbing fins  with some outsiders.  Now that I've done that and  can carry on with my unblemished life, I'll pick on someone else. 1 don't know thc  people involved, but someone  has been using salmon at  Twin Creeks for target practice. Although 1 can't agree  with the choice of targets, I  can see the practicality in  this sport. You don't have  to set up your targets, and it's  better than leaving  those nasty broken bottles  around. Besides, salmon arc  biodegradable after all,  aren't they?  To those concerned, congratulations on your ingenuity. The fish would probably  thank you too, if they were  alive to do so. After all, this  is the first year the diversion  has been used and these are  the first fish to use it. If we  wipe them out this year, then  they won't have to bother  going to all the trouble of  coming from the ocean,  battering themselves against  thc rocks and currents in  the creeks, only to end up as  a target for a lazy sharpshooter.  Keith (heron) Simpson;  Keith, who has been doing  the heron banding in Pender  Harbour this year, was back  on thc Coast last week. He  gave a film presentation at  the Gibsons Wildlife Club on  Wednesday. Unfortunately  this was not too well attended.  I got there at the tail end of  it myself, as I had another  meeting on the same evening,  and my presence swelled the  numbers to double figures.  From the reactions of those  present it was a worthwhile  evening, ranging over many  subjects. When I arrived, the  topic of conversation was  predator control.  lt was hoped that Keith  would be able to do a presentation at the schools, but his  time was limited. He was  only up for two days to check  on the movements of thc  banded herons. I had planned  to go out with him on Thursday for a looksee. When 1  called him, the report was  that the weather was terrible,  and hc was going to make one  quick trip, and call it a day.  At least one good thing came  out of his visit. Several months  ago a Lady Amherst pheasant  was killed by dogs at Selma  Park. Since then I've had the  bird in a friend's freezer, waiting for a chance to stuff it.  An owl had been found up  here and they are in demand  Church Services  Roman Calhollc Service*  Rcv.T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8i00p.ni. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday al St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechelt:8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holv Familv Church  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Wc 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study   Tuesday      7:30  Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  9:30a.m. -St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m. ��� Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH- DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sal.3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4:00 p.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drciberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  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  By Mark & Colleen Bostwick  Delegates from the world's  oldest international political  grouping, the Socialist International, have been meeting  in Vancouver this week  (November 1���5). This organization representing sixty-five  labour and social democratic  parties with an aggregate  membership of fifteen million people and eighty million  voters traces its origins back  through the twists and turns  of history to 1864 when Karl  Marx founded thc First  International in London.  Social democracy has come  a long way from the first  meeting which was attended  by a few workers and intellectuals seeking to find an  appropriate political response  to the evils of early European  industrialization. Today the  Socialist International is  represented by heads of state:  household names like Willy  Brandt of Germany, Golda  Meir of Israel, Olof Palme of  Sweden. Francois Mitterrand  of France, and Michael Man-  ley of Jamaica. At present  fifteen of the S.I. parties  have been elected to govern  their countries, either alone  or in coalition. Canada's  affiliate is thc N.D.P. repre-  at the University. So Keith  is off with both birds, he's  going to try and make a  deal with the University. If  he gives them the owl, then  perhaps, being the good  fellows they are, they might  just mount the pheasant for  him. If he pulls it off, it would  look great at the Wildlife  Club.  Rod and Gun Club:  The Rod and Gun Club's  attendance at thc general  meetings is down so, like the  Wildlife Club, they're looking  for ways lo make them more  interesting for the members.  In the latest newsletter,  this question is asked of the  members. Here's a chance  for those who have had good  ideas on what they want or  expect from the club to have  their opinions heard. The  next meeting is on November  9; at this, the R.C.M.P. will  bc giving a presentation on  gun legislation. For thc  month of November there is  an amnesty on unregistered  weapons so, if you want more  info, this is the meeting to  attend. Tickets for the banquet next month are now  being made available, call  Bill Boyte at 886-7842.  Madeira Park Wildlife  Meeting:  There will be a meeting  with representation from thc  B.C.Wildlife Federation,  at the Madeira Park School  on Sunday, November 12.  This is to be the meeting  which will organize a local  club with B.C.Wildlife affiliations. The initial project will  be donated by Wilf Harbour,  as a park, in memory of John  Daly.    All    are    welcome.  If you have anything of  interest, give mc a call at  886-7817 or 886-2633,ta.  sented by Ed Broadbent.  Canadians are accustomed  to thinking of the N.D.P. as  Canada's small third party,  a party confined to a few  regions and representing  only a small proportion of  the voters. So it comes as  something of a shock to realize that outside North America Social Democratic parties  represent the broad middle-of-  the-road, in some cases even  thc political "establishment".  Thc delegates at the conference arc not the protesters  of old, but rather respectable-looking politicians who  are comfortable in the downtown hotels and conversant  in the intricacies of trade  balances and social welfare  programmes. One could  almost say they are a little  boring, a little too respectable to be the believable heirs  of a crusty old revolutionary  like Karl Marx.  But this may be deceptive.  The Socialist International  is gradually shucking its  traditional Scandinavian  and European orientation and  beginning to reflect the con-  of technology, help in establishing modern education  systems anil medical clinics.  The tensions within thc conference seem lo concentrate  on the differing perspectives of the European-oriented  parties and the developing  country's needs. While they  all share a common general  purpose, and the discussions  seem free of a lot of sectarian rhetoric, there is evidence of some distinctions.  Partly this may he due to  the differences in context.  It is one thing to represent a  ruling parly in a safe, relatively placid welfare state like  Norway where the Social  Democrats have a hold on  power, a balanced economic  system (lubricated by the  promise of North Sea oil),  and a secure, functioning  political democracy. It is  another thing altogether to  represent El Salvador, whose  delegate told the conference  that Social Democrats there  have "lived for the past  forty-five years under a  military dictatorship, the  oldest   in   Latin   America."  places like Algeria and El  Salvador speak sharply of the  need for a "new international  economic order" that will  allow thc impoverished countries of the world to obtain a  greater share of the world's  wealth. Equally important,  they want a new economic-  order to enable them to avoid  some   of  the   conflicts   and  that the older, richer. European parties promise to provide aid and assistance in  this endeavour. They want  pressure to change unequal  trade relations, thc transfer  Granny's Dinner  Slice and boil carrots, serve  surrounded with cooked,  frozen green peas.  Heal 2 tbsp. of oil in the  wok. Put in the finely sliced  cabbage and stir with a  wooden spoon constantly.  MENU:           Crown Roast of Pork, Stuffed  Oven Potatoes  Carrots & Peas  Stir-fried Cabbage  Dcssert:Vanilla Fingers  METHOD: Have your butcher   make a crown roast. Dudley DESSERT:    Roll    out    puff  Jerow at thc Co-op makes an pastry very thin. Let stand a  excellent one. Stuff thc cen- few minutes before cutting.  tre with chopped apples and Cut into rectangles, bake in a  dried fruit. Roast for 2���2'A 410* oven. When eool, cover  hours in a 350* oven. one   finger  with   sweetened  whipped cream, place another  Potatoes:   cut   the   pared Hnger   on,   cover   with   red  potatoes lengthwise in quar- ;urrant   jc||y   and   another  tcrs.  Butter them  well  and finger. Crush the jelly so it  salt, and bake for 1 hour. ,von't Dc s() slippery,  ',  '   -���  !��:�������;">:;��'"- '"'W��'":"!" Tf.'gwf^  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  w;-    >..-:^fflw^  For special sale Items, please  refer to the Marine Section of  the Classified Ads.  Dealers for:  merCrui/er  VOLVO  PENTA  HovmroN  Marine  883-Q7QQ or evenings   883~2602  7 Days a Week  IMMEDIATE REPAIR SERVICE  Garden Bay  Sinclair Bay Rd.  be discussed are Ihe liberation of Southern Africa  from apartheid and colonialism, the relationship between  Social Democrats and their  traditional rivals, the Communists, and the problems  of world economic development.  If there is any single dragon  that these mild socialists  seek to slay it is the domination of thc world economic  system by thc great transnational corporations. It is  ironic that the socialists  began to descend upon Vancouver only one day alter  Herman Kahn (the "think  tank" proponent of a North  American continental order  controlled by Ihe huge corporations) spoke to a gathering of local businessmen.  He projected a happy and  prosperous future for the  corporations and looked ahead  a hundred years to Canada's  virtually complete integration  into the U.S. corporate empire. The Social Democrats  it   seems  arc  right   on   his  OPEN 4-11     Tuesday to Sunday      Closed Mondays  SMORGASBORD   FRI. SAT., SUN.  UALMOON INN  8 miles north of Sechelt on Hwy 101 MI-I-SOO   Please phone for reservations Ow'OOUU  CLEAN IT NOW!  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  DRVtiEnninc  serime  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD  SECHELT 2iocaiions GIBSONS, B.C,  885-9554     to serve you best! 886-2200  heels   with   other  mind.  ideas  cerns of the vastly populated Thc Norwegian  delegate  to  'Third     World'     countries, the conference spoke of the  While the Swedes and Nor- need  for prison  reforms  lo  wegians,       Belgians       and prevent  abuse of the prac-  Austrians are seeking to fine- ticc of solitary confinement.  tune mixed economies in an The El Salvadorean, on the  uncertain  economic environ- other hand, described mass  ment, the representatives of torture and  mass  imprison-  the  developing   nations   are ment which appear to bc the  talking      harder,       sterner daily fact of life for all  El  stuff.   The   delegates   from Salvadoreans. The difference  between assuring full human  rights and any human rights  at all is a major one: it is a  difference between striving  for perfection and struggling  for hare survival.  But such differences have-  not erupted into conflict.  Far from it. Thc commonality of a basic humanism  swathes these Social  Dcmo-  suffering that arc associated crats  like  a   blanket.   In   a  with     capitalist     industrali- world of  high   prices,  star-  zation.   There   is   a   strong vation,  wars  and  terrorism,  feeling   among   these   dele- thc   representatives   to   the  gates that Social Democracy conference are  full of opti-  is   the   only   alternative   to misin about thc future. It is  revolutionary Communism in sometimes     hard     to     say  thc developing nations. And whether this is ihe optimism  the   delegates   from    these' of   do-gooders   or   whether  smaller countries are insistent Ihev   know    something    we  don't, j  As the conference proceeds  the degree of unity among  the world's Democratic  Socialists will be tested.  Among  the   issues   sure   to  for all your  floral needs  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  Open 9���9       7 Days a Week  tide tables    -r,2  Reference:  Point Atkinson  Wed.Nov.8  0445 5.0  1225 15.0  1855 8.(.  2350 11.2  Thur.Nov.9  0600 6.1  1305 15.0  1950 7.4  Pacific  Standard Time  Frl.Nov.10  0125  0705  1350  2040  Sat.Nov.ll  0255  0815  1440  2120  0910  1505  2210  Mon.Nov.13  11.5 0445  7.0 1000  14.9 1550  6.3 2240  Tucs.Nov.14  12.2 0535  7.8 1055  14.9 1625  5.1 2320  Groceries ��� Fishing Tackle ��� Sundries  TO OUR CUSTOMERS!  WE WILL BE CLOSED  SAT. NOV. 11,1978  MON. NOV. 13,1978  We hope this will not be  an inconvenience to you.  tt  The First Canadian Bank  Bank of Montreal  886-2216     GIBSONS  iln-Sider    nlaqknlitp  Storm Window        MOOlSUI I Lt?  Keeps heat in...  ...in winter  Keeps heat out...  ...in summer  ��� Installs inside  ��� Do-lt-Yourself  ��� Clear, rigid plastic  ��� Airtight fit...Stop drafts  ��� Paint trim with latex paint or stain  ��� Save up to 32% on heating & cooling costs  Available at  GIBSONS  Building Supplies Ltd.  886-8141  Sunshine Coast Hwy.,  Gibsons, B.C.  A 10.  Coast News, November 7,1978.  Wendie  and Jonie  Restaurant  2 located in Pender Harbour Hotel  Cale Open           HOME-COOKED Dinjng RQom 0pen  Tues to Sun.                  MEALS            Wed.-Sun.  8:30-2 pm. 883-2617 6 30-9pm  Candidates for Regional Area "F"  NOTICE OF CLOSURE  GIBSONS  SWIMMING POOL  Please be advised that the Gibsons  Swimming Pool will be closed all day,  Saturday, November 11,1978.  George Bodt,  Aquatic Director  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  Gibsons Swimming Pool  P.O.Box 340, Phone 886-9415  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO  DAVID HUNTER  AREA T  DIRECTOR  CANDIDATE  A resident of the  Sunshine Coast  since 1952.  ENDORSED BY  HOPKINS LANDING  COMM. ASSOCIATION  I HOMELITE |  POWERFUL SWINGS  XL12 $234.95  16" bar  The lightweight and powerful XL-12  chain saw is ideal for cutting fence  posts or firewood, tor lot clearing,  pruning and most other farm chores.  ANOTHER HOMELITE SPECIAL  XL-AO  $264.95  16" bar  With ils automatic and manual oiling  syslem and ils big luel and oil-lank, the  XL-AO chain saw will tell Irees up lo  3 leel in diameter and do mosl chores  demanding heavy-duty power. .  Homelile chain saws,  manufactured in Canada,  are available at these super  value break-through prices  at all participating Homelite  dealers. Act now, this offer  terminates November 30, 1978.  HOMELITE-TERRY  I TEXTRON  PSuncoasl  JPo.wer &  Harine  . Cowrie Street Sechel  ltd.  elt 885-9626  David Hunter  Coming forward as a candidate to fill thc vacancy on the  Regional Board caused by thc  withdrawal of Area 'F'  director, Bernie Mulligan,  is David Hunter, a retired  businessman and a permanent  resident of Hopkins Landing.  David Hunter was born and  educated in Vancouver, B.C.  He served tour years with the  R.C'.A.F. in Canada and the  U.K. On his return from  overseas hc attended the  University of British Columbia  and obtained his B.S.A.  degree in 1949; then attended  Oregon State University and  obtained his M.S. (Horticulture) degree in 1950.  Hc founded fjavid Hunter  Landscape Nurseries Ltd. in  1950. His son Ronald D.  Hunter is now General Manager.  Dave and Marg Hunter  established their summer  home in Hopkins Landing in  1952 and have been perma  nent "summer complaints"  ever since.  Dave and Marg Hunter are  past directors of Hopkins  Community Association,  charter members of Sunshine  Coast Golf and Country Club,  charter backers of Gibsons  Winter Club.  Dave has been very active  in several national organizations and numerous provincial  and local organizations such  as: Past Provincial President���Royal Canadian  Legion; Past National Vice  President���Royal Canadian  Legion; Life Member���Royal  Canadian Legion; Past President���B.C.Nursery men's  Association; Past President-  Canadian Nursery Trades  Association; Past Governor���  B.C.Chaptcr American  Association of Nurserymen;  Past President���Vancouver  East Rotary Club; Past Trustee��� B.C.Sports Hall of Fame;  Past Member���B.C.Advisory  Physical Fitness Council;  Past Director���New Chelsea  Senior Citizens Housing;  Past Director���Vancouver  Poppy Fund.  Dave and Marg Hunter  have been married for thirty-  five years, have one son  Ron and one daughter Gail.  They have three grandsons  and one grand-daughter.  Candidate Hunter said that  he was interested in good  water, good sewage facilities,  good recreation facilities, and  good government. "I will  have liaison committees with  all the various parts of this  large area and will represent  it to thc best of my ability."  .iflfcfc     REAL ESTATE  ���  INSURANCE  FLOROS   ~   AGENCIES LTD    "��'"��  w  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  1589 Marine Drive Gibsons,  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  Phone 886-26.22 vr-  866-7817  MT.ELPHINSTONE CHAPTER #650 ES.  'CHRISTMAS STARS" BAZAAR  Saturday. November 18 2���4 p.m. Door Prize. Admission, adulis  75��, children 35��. Roberts Creek Community Hall. tin  ST.JOHN'S UNITED CHURCH WOMEN  FALL BAZAAR AND TEA  Tuesday, November 14,1978. Time: 2���4 p.m. at the Wilson Creek  Community Hall. Admission: adults 75c: children 35c.  CRAFTS FAIR AT THE ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  November 18 & 19. Saturday, Sunday, Irom 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Will feature a wide variety of local crafts, a while elephant sale and  food. Crafts people interested in parlicipaling should call Randy  Tame al 886-9324; donalions to the white elephant sale can be  dropped off al Seaview Market (no clothing please)  OPEN HOUSE  November 8, lor voters of Area F' to meet David Hunter, from 7:30  to 9:30at Smethurst Point Road. Hopkins Landing.  SUNSHINE COAST LIONS CLUB GIANT BINGO  At Sechelt Legion November 30. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. First Game  at 8:00 p.m. Advance tickets only. Entry: 3 cards lor $5.00, additional cards $1.00each. Tickets available at Big Mac's, Banner's, Frode's  and Campbell Variety. For information, 865-2625.  VARIETY NIGHT  Friday, December 1, is Ihe date lo remember lor an evening ol  comedy, music, dance, romance, melodrama and tragedy. The Arls  Council Building Fund Committee is sponsoring this event to raise  money for the interior finishing ot the new Arls Council Building  Thc Variety Nighl will be held al the Elphinstone High School Lunch  Room at 8pm., Friday, December 1.  TETRAHEDRON SKI CLUB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  al Roberls Creek Elementary School, Thursday, November 9 at  730 p m,  FITNESS TESTING K BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC  Every Friday   Filness Testing,  12���1 p.m , Filness S Recrealiun  Service QUice (upstairs. nexl to Manpower Office). Blood Pressure  Clinic, 1-4 p.m.. Trail Bay Mall  WFSTtRN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  meet every fiiurwiity.it lOOOiir" Everyone welcome For rpojslration phone B80-9 at*  NOW RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADETS  Will parade Thursday. 6���8 p.m.. trom Seplember to May lor training in: Search 8 Rescue: First Aid: Map Using: Communications.  Waler Salely. Marksmanship, etc Interested males and females  aged 13 lo 18 apply for further Information lo: G.Banyay 883-9012:  R.Summerlield 885-2180; T.Goddard 886-2658  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETING  Third Tuesday of each month, at Sechelt Elementary mam building.  Mr. Li2ee's room, al 7:30 p.m, AllWelcomo. tin  Every 2nd Monday  SI Aidan's Hall.  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY.  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary, 11 a.m.  NEW BOOKS  Many new books have been added to the Pender Harbour Library,  Come in and have a look. For a $2.00 yearly membership you may  lake out four books at a time or for $3.00 you may take out six  boohs. The library is open Tuesdays & Thursdays, from 1:30-  3:30andon Saturdays 1:30���4:00p.m.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday in Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For information call  886-9569 or 886-9037. t.f.n  Every Friday, 1  basement.  THRIFT SHOP  ��� 3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church  tfn  David Leslie  .lite        " -  Barrister David Leslie,  Delphi Lands on North Road,  has filed his candidate's  papers to contest the Area  'F' seat on thc Regional  Board left vacant by Bernic  Mulligan's intention to withdraw. Leslie was born in  Aberdeen, Scotland, and has  been a resident of the Sunshine Coast for nine years.  "My reason for running  for the Regional Board,"  said Leslie, "is that I have had  some dealings with the Regional Board. I was astonished  at the power it has and the use  that is made of it."  "Being a lawyer, I've always had thc idea that one  had some rights. I did not feel  that my rights were being  well-represented nor that  the Regional Board was  being particularly responsive  to my concerns or the concerns of many others."  "It appeared to mc that  there were pronouncements  coming from on high and I  want to do something about  it. That's why I'm running."  "The Regional Board representative," said Leslie,  "should be a cipher of the  people he represents. It is  not his job to manage people.  I feel he should be honest  and forthright and say exactly,  as far as he knows, what is  happening."  As an example of the type  of attitude he opposes. Leslie said that hc was at a  Regional Board meeting and  heard a director say. "Wc  can decide what colour of  door handles you should  have." Leslie said hc was  astounded anyone could think  that way. "That sort of thinking is just too autocratic in  a democratically-elected body.  If elected, I will try to ensure  that it will be changed."  A member of the L & K Forestry is pictured planting  firs on the banks of the creek diversion at Twin  Creeks. Trees will provide shade for spawning fish  and prevent bank erosion.  Fire protection - Pender unhappy  By Pender Harbour & District   according to local fire chief  Ratepayers Association   Barry Wilbec, be reliable in  fighting a major fire.  There has been a longstanding public demand in  the fender area for a water  system which would give the  school thc water it needs to  fight a fire.  Nevertheless, on October 26  the outgoing School Board  voted to proceed with the  alternative which will not  provide thc fire protection.  The      Anderson      Creek-  Publicity Committee  In considering means of  upgrading thc water supply  to the Pender Harbour Secondary School the School  Board has in recent months  been considering two alternate proposals.  One is a system which  would provide storage of  enough water to fight a major  fire at thc school such as the  fire which burned the school bascd svstem the Board  to the ground two years ago. optet| for .��� j,s |ast meeting  The other is a system which wi|| dr.m. water from a we||  would not provide any signifi- l0 bc dllJ, j��� lne gravc| beside  cant storage and would not,   tne crcc|( ���car the area where  Penderosa Grocery, Col. Flounders  & Barber Shop will be closed  November 6 to November 22  for Renovations and Holidays.  Thank you for your patronage  Laurie & Margy Munroe  the creek crosses Highway  101. Water for daily use will  be pumped some 1500 feet  to the school by an electric  pump stationed at thc well  end. It will be pumped  through six or eight inch  pipe but the pump's capacity  will not be sufficient to provide a fire How at the school.  For that purpose thc Fire  Department will have to splice  a pumper truck into the system at the well and force water  up to another truck stationed  at the school.  Fire Chief Barry Wilbec  is not satisfied with the  School Board's decision. Thc  need for a pumper truck at  the   well   "takes   a   major  ment what it needs. "With  that reservoir up the hill  we'd know we could hook  into it with both our trucks  and have all the water we  need," hc said. Thc letter  from David Nairnc and Associates, the engineering  firm employed by the School  Board to assess the two  systems, supports Wilbec's  contention.  "Based upon our visual  examination." the report  states, "wc agree...that the  (Kleindale Creek) valley has  reasonable potential for thc  construction of a dam...and a  reservoir with adequate inflow al the location proposed  would provide a dependable  piece  of equipment   out   of   supply of water for the school  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  NEXT TO BATHROOM ACCENT  IN THE   HEART OF SECHELT  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off point for Coast News  Classified Ads.  *&>  service, hc says, and  increases crucial preparation  time. In addition, hc expressed doubt that there  would bc enough water in  the well to make it worthwhile looking into.  "I have seen no figures  on the size of this well they  plan to make and I haven't  seen any proven replenishment figures for it. Thc  pumper we would use pumps  840 gallons per minute and  could very likely pump the  well dry in a matter of minutes. If that is thc case I  don't think we would bother  using thc well. We'd be better  off stringing hoses into the  small lake on the Klein property as wc did last time.  But this was hardly satisfactory."  Wilbce says the system  proposed for Klcindalc  Creek by the Area 'A' A.P.  C. would give the Fire Depart-  0* **?  Last call for Christmas  ��� Foam chips        ��� Foam cushion forms  ��� Lots of remnants available  with no need for pumping and  consequently, low operating  costs."  Thc reasons the engineers  recommended against thc  Kleindale Creek system were  (a) it would cost more, (b)  it involves risk, and (c)  it would take longer to complete.  The group of Pender Harbour residents who proposed  the Kleindale Creek system  reject these reasons.  "The reason we like Kleindale Creek in thc first place is  because it's so practical."  says Area 'A' A.P.C. member  Howard White. White says  the School Board's estimate  for dam construction ���  $98,000 - is "grossly inflated."  "This isn't thc Grand Coulee we're talking about,"  he says. "The ravine has a  very narrow throat and only  requires a small rock and  gravel plug to make a nice  small pond. The South Pender  Water District created a  vastly larger reservoir two  years ago with a fully engineered concrete dam that onlv  Variety  foofcg  DELI  .  and  HEALTH FOODS  We are not a  Supermarket but  our Health Food  prices are the  BEST IN TOWN!  w  !ni\'IM\UI!l.<tVV////IU'Jliir7A  Kodak, Agfa &  Fui' -A*u Film  SMILE WITH  WILLIAMS  /PHOTO FINISHING\  886-2936  ..Gibsons Harbour ooasi News, Novemoer /, ta/o  11.  fc  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.  AU 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 for private Individuals.  These Classifications  remain free  - Coming Events  -Lost  - Found  Print your ad In the squares Including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sure to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. Just mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coaat News, Classifieds, Boi 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring In person to the Coast News office, Gibsons  DKOPOFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  birth/  obiluorie/  A\a AA>V>VftAAftftv^��^MHaTH  Mike  Danroth.   Sunlife  of  Canada, is pleased to sponsor  this free space for your  Birth Announcements.  Please phone the Coast News.  Coast News  Classifieds  Box460, Gibsons, E.C.  VON 1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  1  rrrrr  V-4  I I I I I I 11    .   _.          -L  Mill  i                    i                  _,_.  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON ���  Announcing thc birth of our new  baby boy. William Paul Larsen  Skytte. a brother for Hanna and  Tova, born to the proud parents.  Alex and Carol Skytte on October  2.1. 1978 weighing in at 8 pounds,  I ounce. Proud grandparents are:  Boh \- Jo Emerson, Gibsons.  B.C.; Hazel Skvtte, Roberts  Creek. B.C. #45  Pcnonzck: Jan and Larry are  happy to announce thc birth of  their second son. Nathan Lee.  born October 18. 1978, 8 pounds.  8 ounces. Many thanks to Dr.  Walton and the Staff at St.  Mary's. #45  Announcing the birth of our new  baby girl, Irene Diana Johnson,  a sister for Ross. Born to the  proud parents. Daniel and Geor-  gina Johnson, on October 19,  1978. weighing in at 9 pounds,  5 ounces. Proud grandparents arc  Tron & Bobbi Johnson; Gary &  Marion McConnell. #45  announcement/  REWARD $500  For a man's signet ring with  one diamond and one alexandrite ��� diamond horseshoe  ring. No questions asked. Hal:  885-3780. #48  Thomson: Passed away at his  home in Hopkins Landing. Eric  Rognvald Thomson. Born in  Calgary, Alberta on July 14.  1889. He was thc only son of  James Thomson, then in charge  of the Hudsons Bay Company,  later in charge of the B.C.Fur  District with headquarters in  Victoria and subsequently Land  and Fur Trade Commissioner  in Winnipeg. He attended Victoria Higli School and George  Watson College in Edinburgh.  He obtained his M.A. degree in  1911 and was gold medalist at  Osgood Hall in Toronto in 1913,  He served In World War One.  with the Canadian Army Service  Corps, and alter demobilization  practised law in Vancouver from  1919 to 1949. He was predeceased  by his wife in December 1976,  and is survived by a daughter.  Mrs. E.Fenwick (Inga) of Port  Mellon, and two sons. J.R.  Thomson of West Vancouver and  W.G.S.Thomson. North Van-  couvcr; six grandchildren and  one great-grandchild; two sisters.  Mrs. Robert (Thelma). England  and Mrs. Harold (Inga) Moore of  Victoria. Private arrangements  through Devlin Funeral Home in  Gibsons.  Lewis: Passed away October 31.  1978. Frank Townscnd Lewis,  late of Gibsons. Survived by  nephews Michael Lawrence and  David Lewis, in England, and by  many friends in this area. Funeral  mass was celebrated Friday,  November 3, by Rev. Tom  Nicholson at St.Mary's Catholic  Church, Gibsons. Interment  Seaview Cemetery, Devlin Funeral Home directors.  obiluofic/  announcement/      announcement/  Browning: Passed away peacefully on November 3 at her home  in Wilson Creek alter a long illness, Dorothy Mary Charlotte  Browning, aged 84 years. Survived by her loving husband  John; three daughters ��� Mrs.  Maude G.Kraft. Edmonton:  Mrs. Bcttina Foster. Langley;  Mrs. Winnifred Robertson.  Edmonton; nine grandchildren;  eight greatgrandchildren;  and   predeceased   by   a   son,  Charles. Member of Legion  Branch 140. Hospital Auxiliary  and St.Hilda's W.A. Funeral  Service held Tuesday, November  7 at 2 p.m. In St. Hilda's Anglican  Church. Sechelt; Rev. J.l'actkau  officiating. Interment Seaview  Cemetery, Devlin Funeral Hume  directors.  PUT SOME COLOUR  IN YOUR WINDOWS  Tired of the same old Xmas decorations?  %  o  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  Available anytime  Phone 886-7350after 2 p.m. for appointment.  B.M   CUSTOM w if.  'AINTINu  Charles English Insurance Agencies  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Please note our new phone number is  886-2234  For all your General Insurance needs  pcf/oncil  Gent. 52. needs cook, dishwasher, housekeeper, in exchange for  love, companionship, shopping  outings, travel, going to church.  Object marriage if suited. No  drifters please and thank you.  Box 48. Coast News. Box 460  #50  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings  for information call 886-9059  or 886-9904. tfn  A well-behaved non-smoking '  male tec-totallcr is in need of a i  square dance partner 5 ft.5 in. ]  or less preferred. Write c/o '  Coast news Box 460, Gibsons, ,  Box Number 27. #46 1  LA. 104 Bazaar Raffle draw  held November I. Winners:  Y.Feddcrson, E.Tophan.        Hi  Spanish Dance ��� teens & adults.  Tuesdays at 5:40 p.m. To register  tel: 886-2531. #46  Thc Gibsons School of Theatre  Dance offers qualified tuition in  Classical Ballet; Jazz; Tap;  Acrobatic; Spanish Dance. 886-  2531. #46  Singing and piano lesso s by  experienced teacher. Preparation  for festivals and conservatory  exams if desired. Adult begin-  nerswelcome. 885-3310. tfn  Sunshine Coast ���  Fitness & Recreation I  Service I  now has a phone '.  885-5440 I  a���!  TTTi  WESTERN CANADA  SCHOOL OF  AUCTIONEERING LTD,  Canada's firsl. and the only  completely Canadian course  offered anywhere. Licensed  under the Trade Schools  Licensing Act. R.S.A. 1970.  C.366. For particulars of the  next course write: Box 6, 1.  Lacombc, Alberta or phom  (4031782-6215. #46  "��� '.'m/>". ���>;.:. i:::^y^:.:^  ���  ssa  Want  lo  gct  out  of  thc   Rut?  A four-week seminar on the  BASIC PRINCIPLES  OF PROSPERITY  will be held in Room 110. Elphin-  stone Secondary School at 7:30  p.m.. November 13 - 20 ��� 27 ���  December 4. Registration $5.00.  Information. Ron Huggins.  886-9792. #45  j~U   Coast Business Directory ^r~V  ********* AUTOMOTIVE   *********    ***M***** ELECTRIC   ***********        ********* PLUMBING **********  Economy auto parts Ltd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    885-5181  I^S Tom Flieqer1 ! Phone 886-7868  *WLectrical  \3.  Box 214. Gibsons, B.C.  ~ONTRACTING VON 1VO  SEASIDE PLUMBING  plumbing -pipefitting-steamfitting  hot water heating  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  need tires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  Si  Holland Electric  WW     Bill Achterberg  J- 886 9033  T&T Plumbing & Heating  ���x^ ^ ^  Service renovation  & contract plumbing  886-7838     Rick Wray, Manager  -  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  l  1       P.O. Box 609  1       Sechell. B.C.                                              Bus. 885-2332  f       V0N3A0                                                    fles. 886-770I,  dS^fo European Motota  ^aW ���Am^mj~ We specialize in Volkswagen Repairs  $arts   885-9466  *h��nda*  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.I Serving the Sunshine Coast  LLLTTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  ******* FLOOR COS/ERiHG ********  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph. 886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION"  'FIBERGLASS BATTS"  "BLOWN IN INSULATION'  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commercial  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ���  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Blfolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.'  Delivery Phone 886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  * t-]mcU   Sltaliisul'   -W  cC^ot-r     tzfyacjal        * HCteMa  cHtal  t���^T Days     886-2756  Evenings 886-9261  f  >  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMi  ?CENTRE  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sat  10a.m.���5 p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C.  886-2765^  CERAMIC-QUARRY      TILE- MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  RR*1 NCDflDCTIIC       JOHNLEPORE  Gibsons, B.C.        J-LCKUHC I ILC       phone  VON 1V0  886-8097  ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        8 H 6-1411  OPEN SAT. 9-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT ,  ********* CARPENTRY **********  J & R CONSTRUCTION     v.-swimming pools  V? house framing       ..floors, sidewalks, patios  vv general contracting & ���:.��� retaining walls  renovations ���;, foundations  Jim 886-7571 Ron 886-9262  Cadre Construction Ltd. %J^  Framing, remodelling, additions*^\,  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRH2 MARLENE RD.,  V    ROBERTS CREEK  **********    EXCAVATING    *******  885-5379  ******** MISC. SERVICES*********  /f****** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND*****,  CRAFT SUPPLIES  SEWING NOTIONS  JEWELRY^.  WOOL  JOHN ROBINSON CONTRACTING  *** BACKHOE, DITCHING, DRAINS 4!k4  *** WATERLINES, ETC. ***  Box 237, SEWER LINES  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0 PH.886-7983  ^Sunnycrest    Stopping    Centre,  Gibsons    886-2525        ^  M^Si GIBSONS LANES Hwy,01f',   *  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & Ij&fc  k Saturday   7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  i jL  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Uf^  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  886-2311  Payne Road, Gibsons  Sfaal 7?eve(��kment A&td  mmw^a^A^^^FW    m\^ a?w ww^^m^rwwm^r^^r   a^aawwwwj  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  assified QO,   r\r\^r-^  aggregates      000-28JO  * Feed  * Fencing  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer  886-7527  Prall Rd .  Giljsons  Terry Connor  886-7040 J  PAINTING CONTRACTOi  HoxMO, Uibsuiin, B.C.  "Serving     1) i) K    TAXI      614]  Langdale  to  Earls Cove'  L & H Swanson Ltd  Readymix Concrete  with 2 plants  Sechelt and Pender Harbour  Porpoise Bay Rd  -Dump Trucks-      Box 172. Sechelt. B.C  Sancj & Gravel  885-9666 or  885-5333  Backhcss  Commercial  Residential  885-2992  Maintenance  Continuous  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks Ee?ffi3.lfi5-"  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Governmeni Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage Waterlines. etc  PH 885-2921  Roberts   Creek  Frpp ^  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood P.O. Box 748  .  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons. B.C.j  " MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone dHb-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     RR   1, Gibsons  r  1  /T\  TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS  <��\  (��>  (1965) LTD.  Charter Helicopter Service  ($)  Box 875            886-7511  Gibsons  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole s Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercial Container:, available  Daryll Starbuck  Krid-TM  Dennis Collins  886-7100  J.B.EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation   ,���,  ��� Oump Truck ��� Backhoe      ' \-   .  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing V .<J  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields      '  ��sH&  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REF1IGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mel Ion to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  886-959*  (RYWALL  r01  PIONEER CONTRACTING  I      Leonard Seigo 886-9351  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates       G83-9313  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE    _  Complete Instrument 000" #1  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying 12.  Coast News, November 7,1978.  wanted  SMALl BOOMING CONTRACT  wanted 883-9341  (t47  Wanted to buy: kitchen stove.  combination wood und oil; con-  sider wood and electric also.  Reasonable. 886-9443. #46  ICQOl  uioik wonted  Timber wanted: Kir. hemlock.  cedar and poles. Top prices.  I et us give vou an estimate.  KUi Log Sorting Ltd. I'hone  B86-7896 or 886-7700, tfn  Wanted to buy: used heavy-  dut) wheelbarrow, phone 885-  317*1. #45  NOTICE is hereby given that  an application will be made to  the Director of Vital Statistics  for a change of name, pursuant  to the provisions of the "Change  of Name Act" by me:-  VERLIEJEANBRUNNof  I02C���1662 School Road in Gibsons, in the Province of British  Columbia as follows:-  To change my name from VERLIE  JEAN BRUNN to VERLIE JEAN  BURROUGHS.  dated this 7th day of November.  1978. 47  opportunitie/  MMHMMMM  STONEWORK  Fireplace Repairs  Chimnev Repairs  Call ANDY 886-2821  tfn  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Flr-Hemlock-Cedar  l&K LUMBER  (North Shun:) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  Wanted, hike lor 8 to  10 yeat  old. 886-9177. #4?  rK*Sw^S#inMfWiSwKWwi  Bob Kelly Clcan-Up  Basements ��� Yards ��� Garages  ��� Anything  Dumptruck for hire  7 days a w eck  886-9433 Bos 131. Gibsons  tfn  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  885-5171  ON THE BLUFF: 3 BR home with unobstructed view from  Lantzville to the Malahat for only $48,500  DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Four adjoining properties in  Lower Gibsons, ideal for townhouse, condominium or?????  Call for detailed information.  REVENUE PROPERTIES,  of $665 per month. Beai  Also ideal for future devell  jbsons Triplex with rentals  jlltcltfon with year round creek.  !>ment. Let it pay for Itself at $67,500  Marlene Road, side-by-side duplex, two bedroom homes with  separate dining, laundry facilities, etc., monthly rentals almost  $500. F.P. $55,000  UPPER GIBSONS: Three bedroom home with huge sundeck  overlooking Keats, the Bluff and Vancouver Island. Has self-  contained one bedroom suite for mother-in-law and brick fireplaces up and down. Has double carport and is on quiet street.  F.P. $54,900  BEAUTIFUL LANGDALE RIDGE:   New three bedroom, full  basement nouse on quiet road.    Franklin fireplace ��� zero  cleaunce or freestanding ��� many trees and permanent view  to Keats. ��3.9����  v* ACRE WITH KEATS VIEW: Immaculate two bedroom  home with fireplace. Well treed, good landscaping and many  other desirable features. $42,500  Magnificent view lot on high side of Highway 101, Hopkins  Landing. $14,800  TREV GODDARD 886-2658  BOB BEAUPRE 885-3531 PAT MURPHY 885-9487  CLAPP  CONCRETE  'Foundations  'Driveways  'Custom Work  Wayne        'Free Estimates  Clapp  885-2125  after 7:00 p.m.   woih wonted  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Dinger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service  Peer|ess Tree Services Ltd.   885-2109   Landscaping and Garden maintenance. Fruit Trees, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed. Flower  gardens installed and maintained.  886-9294 tfn  Fully      qualified       Electrician.  Free estimates. 886-2541'  tin  Hwe/tock  foi /ole  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  DR. NICK KLEIDER IS  AVAILABLE EVERY MONDAY. PRACTICE LIMITED  TO HORSES ONLY. FOR  APPOINTMENT PLEASE  CALL: EQUINE VET CENTRE 112-530-5344 (LANGLEY)  OR DIANA STARBUCK 886-  9739 (GIBSONS).  Will Swap  two wiener pigs (8 wkslmale or  female for equivalent value in  beef. 886-2887. #46  For Explosive Requirements:  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse, contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute #tfn'  BRUSHWOOD FARM  TRAINING CENTRE  For you and your horse  The area's only fully accredit  ed riding instructors. Trainer  of many top winners  English & Western Lessons  School horses available  886-2160 after 6 p.m.  mmmmt  JE5.  goiden equipment  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patrick Horvath 886-9845 eves.  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOV ENJOY  886-9030  essie  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  161-1 Marine Drive. Gibsons.  Homelite XL1 XL2  & XL12 Chain Saws  Homelite Electric  with 12" bar  Husqvarna 32 & 38  Chain Saws  Chains for any make  of saw.  886-2912"  Gibsons  Lawn Mower,  Chain Saw Service)  OFFICES AT  Sunnycrest Centre,  Gibsons  Telephone 886-2234  Toll Free 682-1513  IBSONS  REALTY  A  OFFICES AT:  Dental Block,  Gibsons  Telephone 886-2277  Toll Free 682-1513  \JmD LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING - REAL ESTATE CONSULTING - APPRAISALS - MORTGAGES - NOTARY PUBLIC  HOMES  SHAW ROAD: II you like space here is  a biq one for you with 1560sq.lt. on the  mam door plus a full undeveloped basemeni for your hobby or recreational  needs Large country style kitchen.  Three bedrooms wilh master bedroom  featuring full ensuite plumbing and  walk-in doset. Huge wrap-around sundeck Level landscaped property. Only a  short walk to shops and schools. (61,500  CHERYL ANN PARK RD: Roberts  Creek Excellent two bedroom starter  or retirement home in quiet aub-dlvla-  lon only 4 miles to Gibsons. Home Is on  nicely landscaped lol and only one block  to level beach Some view Can be purchased for under $2,000 down and with  such low payments there is no reason  to rent $39,000  PARK a REID ROAD Spacious home  featuring throe bedrooms Livingroom  and (Mniqroom Large kilchon Base-  l has separate suite and large 36*  arage 20*1*1 rec room 156,000  JOHNSON ROAD Now home under  iBlruclion The ideal time to purchase  n<jr,t now. so you can choose your  ours   Three bedrooms   diningroom,  family room and utility room Garage  146.500  GOWER PT RD In the hoar! ot Gibsons  ��� ��� ��� ���. - li im shopping g.id Ihe Post  '..'��� . ���!,,.,. utjfjffjofp home on concreie  block foundahon Posl and beam con-  slructmn Acorn fireplace gives a co*y  osphere to Ihe livingroom Nice and  |ht Mth many large windows   $33,000  HILLCREST RD Excellent three bed-  oom family home dose to schools and  shopping Partial basement, separale  utility room Landscaping is in with  many large trees in the backyard Nice  neat home priced to sell $42,700  DAVIS ROAD; Ideal starter or  relire-  menlhome Only two blocks from schools  and shopping This three bedroom home  has everything you need for comlort and  convenience The carport could easily  be converted lo a family room and a  separale carport could be buill on many  sites .vithin the extra largo landscaped  lot $37,000  NOHWEST BAV ROAD An ideal parklike setting surrounds this one year old  ranch style home There are Ihree bdrms  th large living area Separate dining  room and a kilchen with all kinds of lop-  of-ihc-'me cupboards Two blocks to the  elementary school Includes carport and  two sundecks $45,900  FORBES & THOMPSON RD Excellent  home Very attractive brick front Extra  nsuiation Three bedroom, full basement  diningroom Two fireplaces $65,000  CRUCIL ROAD: Big Family? Then this  four bedroom, two bathroom borne could  be the home you're looking for. Full  basement with rec room, utility and  rougheo-m plumbing. Intercom inside  and out. Large sundeck over carport.  This home is located on a quiet secluded  view lot, yet convenient to the Village of  Gibsons. Special price $56,000  1760 SCHOOL ROAD: Cozy, comfortable 4 bedroom older home on large lot  conveniently located between Upper and  Lower Gibsons. Several fruit trees. Zoned  for multiple dwelling. Excellent starler  home and a good Investment and holding  property. $32,000  DAVIS 8 SHAW ROAD: A gold Medallion lour bedroom family home Three  levels ot luxurious living Four bedrooms,  two bathrooms, iwo hot water tanks  Family room, rec room and utility.  Double glazed windows and separate  entrance lo basement. $57,000  COMMERCIAL  GROCERY STORE S PROPERTY  The only store in the area with a good  volume of business and growing steadily. An ideal sei-up for a family operation  The slore hours are 10 a m to 630 p m  seven days a week if you like to be  independent and run your own busmeas  this could be your opportunity The  price without stock is $89,000  APARTMENT BLOCK: Nine aulte  apartment block centrally located in the  Village of Gibsons The block shows a  good return and the vacancy rate baa  been ml during the last year. Ideal'  investment for owner-manager Ask  us for more information about thfa  project. $180,000  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY: Triplex  located In Gibsons Village. One two bedroom suite and two three bedroom  suites. Good holding property for future  development. Cloae to schools and shopping man. $52,500  LOTS  r  i  REVENUE  WINN ROAD: Four-plex. Positive cash  flow with eleven thousand dollars revenue per year! Top units contain five  bedrooms with one and a half bathrooms. Lower aultes are large two bedroom unils. Low maintenance and good  return make this an excellent Investment  valuo. Cloae to all the amenities. Flnan-  clng available. $88,900  FAIRVIEW RD: Revenue. Duplex on a  Vi acre lot represents the ideal investment property. There are 1232 sq.ft.  m bolh of these side by side suites  Features are post and beam construction  wilh feature wall fireplace and sundecks  There is appeal to separate rental markets with a two and a three bdrm suite.  Assumption of present mortgage makes  purchase very easy and a yearly income  of over $7,000 makes this property bard  lo beat $75,000  FIRCREST I  61x131-$9,700each |  I Over 20 nicely treed building lots to ���  choose from. We will arrange to have I  - a home built for you. Located a short 5  | drive down Pratt Road. 1  POPLAR LANE: Village lot handy to  all amenities 65x135. Very reasonably  priced at $8,900  GLASSFORD RD: This must be the best  buy on the market. 63x160 cleared  Sewer and water connected. Culvert and  fill Ready lo build 110,000  BURNS ROAD: Good building lot, 65x  130. on flat land in Gibsons Village.  Four blocks from Post Office, stores and  transportation. Lightly treed. Three  blocks from ocean All services available, 111,000  POPLAR LANE: Beautiful flat building  lot with view ot North Shore Mountains.  Located on the end of a quiet cul-de-  sac only 1 block to Sunnycrest Mall  Shopping Centre and schools All services Including sewer Adjacent to grass  playing field. $14,900  ABBS ROAD: View of Bay area and  Georgia Strait la yours from this beautiful lot In area of elaborate new homes  Two blocks to schools and shopping  116,900  MAPLE ROAD: .97 of an acre on Maple  Road (drive down Pine Road). Southern  exposure with water and  island view.  $19,000  SKYLINE DR: This 70x59x131x122 foot  lot with expansive view ol the Bay  Area and Gibsons Village is very well  priced. $11,500  SECHELT INLET ESTATES: Four building lots on Sandy Hook Road. Water,  hydro, and telephone to each lot. These  lots have a spectacular view of Porpoise  Bay and are only 4V; miles from Sechelt.  One priced at $6,900 and the other three  at $10,000  LANGDALE RIDGE SUBDIVISION:  Fantastic view lots. An area ol new and  varied homes. These lots ofler themselves to many different building locations. Enjoy privacy and the view ol Howe  Sound. Priced from $11,900  SOAMES POINT: View lot on Marine  Drive south of Soames Road. Landscaped  in front, like Stanley Park in back  $10,500  CHASTER ROAD: Nicely treed building  lot in area of new homes   Size 67x123.  ACREAGE        *'m  GIBSONS: 4.6 acres of excellent holding  properly close to Soames Polnl. Partially  cleared. Try your olfers. $27,500  LANGDALE: 4.31 acres. Excellent  holding property right across Irom the  terry terminal. Langdale Creek is the  eastern boundary ol this property  139,600  HWY 101: Oft Hall Road. 5 subdividable  acres Land is very dry with good percolation. Southern exposure in the heart of  Roberts Creek On regional water Approximately t acre is cleared Has older  home presently being rented lor $135 per  month Includes small barn vendor has  subdivision plan for Slots $49,900  LEEK ROAD Nicely treed 2 plus acres  approximately 140x625 Hydro lo the lol  line with regional water by spring 1979  Nicely secluded yet close lo easy access  beach, ideal for your permanent home,  recreational home or simply as a holding  property. $21,500  MARTIN ROAD: 34 park-like acres  Access from side road will secure privacy  Nicely treed. Close to the village. $29,900  SCHOOL ROAD: 1.56 acres adjacent to  elementary school. Could be subdivided  into lots  On sewer and all services.  $59,000  O'SHEA & ABBS ROADS: Approximately 2Vi acres ol prime, view property  approved for a 10 lot subdivision by the  Village ot Gibsons, included is a com*  plete set ot engineering drawings out.  lining size ot lots and services required  $51,500  CREEKSIDE PARK ESI Arts  Now Gibsons Village has lots for single wides, double  wides and conventional homes, all on sewer, water, hydro  and all within 3 blocks of the shopping centre, schools and  Medical Clinic.  Come in and discuss a unit and a lot as a package  deal with approved bank financing.  Lots priced between $10,900 and $13,900 depending  on view and size.  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  JON MCRAE  885-3670  ANNE GURNEY  886-2164  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3545  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  JAYVISSER  B85-3300  DAVE ROBERTS  886-8040  SELKIRK  CHIMNEYS  All Sizes & Kits  Besl Prices on Coast  TRY US  Macleods Sechelt  *:��  One only, genuine faucet Franklin  Fireplace, large oil space heater  and rangette. 886-7164. #45  Hohncr President Tenor Sax.  Good condition. $300. Two round  finished oak barrel coffee tables  with glass top. $40. 886-7159 after  6 p.m. #45  ALDER FOR SALE  Pick   up   your   own   $25/cord.  Delivered, $45/cord. Phone 886-  9783. #47  Travclguard Gov't Approved  car seat. $20. 886-2738. #45  .22 calibre pellet pistol. $50;  golf bag. $30: 8 mm Sanko movie  camera. $40 ��� all brand new  or as new. Also large rabbit  hutch. 886-7294. #45  Swap: Have ��� 1967 Int. Crew  cab 4x4; 1962 Pont. 4 dr Hdtp.  283 Auto; Tent trailer. Will  trade all or part for good upright  piano. 886-9746. #45  Apollo ten-speed, hardly used,  $90.00.885-2468. #45  New 12'x6'6" Softred vinyl  flooring, blue and green pattern.  $30.00.886-9177. #46  1969 Admiral TV black and white  console. Three speakers. $75.00.  886-9512. #45  Ticket to anywhere in Canada by  rail, meals and ace. included.  Hotels for two paid for 7 days; VA  ton Ford truck, snow tires with  wheels, used one winter. 750-16  split rim, $120; I boat 10' with  controls, needs paint, offers;  1 16' boat, trailer. & 35 h.p.  motor, offers. Phone 886-2678  after 5 p.m. #45  Sewing Machine  Repairs  ��� Overhaul      ��� Chemical Wash  ��� Tune-ups     ��� Parts for all makes  All Work Guaranteed  21 years experience  Phone Steve 885-2691  Hay   for  sale.   $1.00   a   bale  885-9357. tfn  Medium sized Coleman circulating heater. Good condition. What  offers? Wood and coal burning  range. A-l condition, used 2Vt  months. $150.886-7649.        #45  Six yard gravel truck. $600.  883-9341. #47  18 ft. fast fiberglass, new Volvo.  280 leg with 283 motor. $2,500  cash. 883-9341. #47  Antique Grand Piano, good  condition; or exchange for  church-type organ. Phone 886-  2660. tfn  Northern Heatlincr fireplace.  heats your home with fresh air  from outside, 33", $340. Also  have larger sire. 885-2615.     #45  Kit Fox fur coat ��� size 12 ���  good condition. $55.00; Ski  boots, women's size TA, wooden  skiis, Solomon bindings, ski  poles, $35.00. Phone 886-7625  after 6 p.m. #45  fOI   /AlC  for icnt  lOIICftl  Ovation guitar and case, excellent condition. New. $600. Will  sell for $400. 886-7074 after  6p.m. #45  'tTTusie Weavers  New & Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  ���ft        886-9737       *  Maytag Portable washer and  dryer. $300.883-2645. #47  Will trade 24' day sailer, fg.,  value $2,500 ��� for what-havc-  you. 885-3429. #47  Wood cook stove, $90; white  enamel shower stall with taps,  $30: older G.E. fridge. $45;  used heatilator fireplace. $50;  oil stove $10: playpen $3. SSfv  7702. #45  Brand new high-backed chair  from livingroom suite. If price  is right will throw in queen size  bed. 885-5472. #44  C/IUICC  885-3258  BOOKS  Best selection of children to  teenage level books on  the  Peninsula.  Large variety of adult paperbacks, stationery���home &  office.  Greeting Cards  Contemporary and  standard  Wc now have in stock Christ  mas cards, ribbon, wrapping  paper and gifts.  Barn sale November '25���26.  Noon���4 Lockyer Rd. at end of  pavement. Wooden chairs, lamps  cast iron, glass, and tin kitchen  goodies, picture frames, axes,  pv's. blocks, cinches, hammers,  wedges, plus lots and lots of  other good junk. #47  CARS AND TRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  ���Also-  Domestic and  Industrial  Equipment.  next to the liquor store  in Sechelt.  Seaside Rentals  885-2848  WAREHOUSING & LIGHT INDUSTRIAL  SPACE AVAILABLE  Areas of 25,50,100,200 and  up to 800 square feet.  FIRE PROOF CONSTRUCTION  IN THE GIBSONS AREA  Rents from $15.00 a month  885-3903  Evenings lasi,,��eyi  Nice Calla Lily Plants lor sale.  Gower Point Esplanade. Phone  after 5p.m. 886-2776. #44  Highchair, 33x26 kitchen tabic,  fire screen, doll buggy. 9x6  green rug, 91/jx11'/j mushroom  rug, drapes, girls' skates, tricycle. 886-7855 after 6 p.m.    #44  Two snow tires size 6.00-12  with one rim, $30.00. I pr. ladies'  ice skates with guards, size 7.  $12.00; I pair boys' ice skates,  size 4. $8.00. All in good condition. 884-5303. #44  Portable Singer Sewing Maching  with carrying case, excellenl  condition. $60.00. Electric Kettle. $10.00.885-3404. #44  Propane gas furnace, stove  attachments. $50.00 at Mack's  Nursery, Sunshine Coast Highway.   Roberts  Creek,   886-2684.  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  2 bedroom home, electric heat,  fridge, stove, drapes, carport,  nice yard, Lower Road Roberts  Creek. No pets. References.  Avail. Nov. 15. $275. 8862923.  #47  Two bedroom fully furnished,  all electric duplex. Avail. Nov. 15.  $195 a month. Sorry no children  or pets. Refs required. Sunshine  Coast Trailer Park. 886-9826    tin  Two bedroom home on corner  Gov't Rd. and Sunshine Coast  Hwy, $250. Avail. Dec. I. 1978.  Tel! 886-7261. #47  Available Immediately, duplex,  2 bdrm on acreage, drapes,  appliances, w/w carpet, just  built. $290 per month. 886-  2856. #45  Apartments for rent, 886-2417,  886-9636. #46  Sunny duplex suile. appliances,  basic furniture. 886-22.11 or 886-  9186. #45  Two bedroom fully furnished  63' mobile home with Vancouver  Island view. $225 month. 886-  2658. #47  Executive 3 br house, superb  familv location, $350/mo, 886-  7668.' #47  Deluxe suite, 2 bedroom with  view. Newly redecorated. Wall  to wall carpet, fridge, stove.  Ileal and drapes included in rent.  886-7112 or 886-9038. #45  Hopkins     Landing,     waterfront  house for rent.  886-9079 eves only. #45  NOW RENTING  EXECUTIVE  HOUSE APARTMENTS  37 Deluxe  1 and 2 Bedroom Suites  * Controlled Front Entrance  * Coloured Appliances  * Cablevision  * Panoramic View  * Extra Seund-Proot Suites  * Drapes  *Wall to-Wall Carpet  RENTS Irom $230.oo  ,���,,��,��������.���      886-9593  after 5 p.m.  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  Two mobile home pads available. Contact Sunshine Coast  Trailer Parks. 886-9826. tfn  Large family home. 4 bedrooms.  Kids and animals welcome.  Lower Gibsons. $375. Call 885-  5736       #45  Waterfront, house near Gibsons-  Post Office, 2 stories. $140!  per month. 112-874-9574.        #47;  1   BR   apartments   in   Sechelt.  Fridge    and    stove    included.  $175-5245.  Call Hayden 885-2283. #51:  Office  Space   with   Storage.  HJI6-7I12 or 886-9038  Available December I. 1978.  Sniall unfurnished cottage,  waterfront. Phone 883-9923.   #44  Condominium: Ihree bedrooms  plus family room. 1 Vi baths,  carpets. $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  pel/  IfOVCl  American Cocker Spaniel Pups.  Registered. $150. 884-5203     #47  FREEKITTENS  Over   two   months,   male   and  female. 886-9443. #46  Purebred Border Collies; four  males, born August 1. 1978.  883-2553. tfn  found  At Gibsons Motors. Shaw Road  on Thursday. Glasses in brown  case. Coast News Office. #45  lo/t  Two kittens, five months old.  one orange, one mixed colours.  Near Granthams. 886-9887.     #45  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  Serving the  Lower Sunshine Coast  Located in the Seaside Plaza,  Gower Point Road       Lower Gibsons  REALTY  LTD.  Eves and weekends  call Norm Peterson  886-2607  886-2000 or 886-9121  GOWER POINT: New 3 BR bsmt home on large new lot, extras  include fireplace, ensuite in master BR. Partly finished bsmt  area. This would make a great family home in Q.T. area ol new  homes. Reduced to sell at $53,000.  GIBSONS: Older home on large view lot. 2 BR up, 1 down. Vt  bsmt, Ige LR and Kit. Home has been updated by R.A.P. programme so is up to standards in all ways. Good starter home at  only $43,500.  GOWER POINT: 150' ol waterfront. If you are looking for property In the $140,000 range you should see this Ige 2200 sq ft  4 BR home plus bsmt with FP In rec room. In a private setting  with a great view overlooking the Gulf. A good pathway leads to  a nice beach. Features include Ige open celling liv.rm, with  handhewn beams, a floor to celling stone fireplace, double plate  window. Stone and Cedar bark exterior, shake roof plus many  more. Some terms available.  GIBSONS: Brand new 1200sq ft 2 BR home on crawl space, plus  8'x20' patio and Ige carport, level 60x120 lot with park area in  back. Priced to sell at $42,500, and only $2,500 down. Don't  miss this one.  VETERANS RD: Well built 2 BR full bsmt older home on 2'h  acres level land. Many extras. Could be subdivided. Should be  seen at $61,500.  GIBSONS: one of the finer family homes, close to beach, shops,  etc. 4 bdrms (master ensuite). Spacious living-dining rm., convenient cabinet kit., vanity bath. Full bsmt features completed  bdrm and rec rm, w/w carpets, 2 fireplaces, attached carport,  also double garage equipped as workshop. Be sure to view this  lovely home at only $58,000.  GRANTHAM LANDING: Near new 3 BR full bsmt home with  one of the best views over Mowe Sound this area has to offer.  Twin Seal windows throughout. 2 finished fireplacles, partly  finished bsmt. This one should be seen at $68,900.    ROBERTS CREEK-CHERYL ANNE PARK RD: Near new 3  BR bsmt home on large landscaped lot In quiet wooded subdivision. Bsmt mostly finished. F.P. up and down. Only $58,000.  BURNS ROAD: 2 BR full bsmt home on landscaped 65x125 lot.  Bsmt finished with 2 more BR and rec rm. 12x18 garage plus  carport. Priced to sell at $51,000.  GIBSONS: Brand new 3 br home, part bsmt in area of new homes  only one block to good beach. This one should be seen as it is  priced for fast sale at only $47,900.  WILLIAMSON LANDING: Large 'A' frame plus 2 BR guest  house on 100' of good waterfront with wharf and floats for deep  water moorage. A unique package at $91,500.  LOTS  GOWER POINT: Vt acre waterfront lot with a great view over  the straits. Building site has been excavated and septic tank and  field In and approved. Only $29,500.  GOWER POINT: Lge 1 Va corner view lot with gentle southern  slope, close to good beach. Would make 4 good sized lots. Priced  to sell at $42,500.  JOHNSON RD. LANGDALE: Lge partly cleared view lot in area  of all new homes. This is one of the last unbuilt lots in this area.  Now only $13,500.  FAIRVIEW RD: Excellent bldg lot with bldg site cleared septic  system is in, also water and hydro on property. Quiet residential area with many high quality homes. Only $14,500.  CHASTER RD: Bring all offers on 80' level cleared lot close to  new school, ok for trailers.  REID RD: Large level lot 126x165. Priced to sell at $9,500.  WE ARE NOW AGENTS FOR EVERGREEN PARKLAND  Over 70 large wooded lots in parklike setting. Drive in and look  around as these lots are priced to sell from only $7,500 to $15,200 .automotive  .automotive  marine  marine  *****************************  BUY USED      I  VOLKSWAGENS!  885-9466  ttttttttttttt**ttttt**tttt'I��ttI  I will paint your car for $149 plus  body work. 885-2608. tfn  1977 Monarch six-cyl, 4-speed.  only 13.500 miles. $3,600 firm.  1973 Dodge '/iTon, 6-cyl. 3-speed  gootl condition, $2,000 firm.  1972 Kurd station Wagon V8.  auto���like new. $2,000 firm.  886-2738. #.|7  1973 Dodge Dart Swinger. 3  speeds standard. 318 cu.inches,  asking $1,500. 886-7652. #17  I960 Pontlac, 6 cyl. stick, good  shape, $200. 885-2968. #47  1977 ITon Ford, fiat deck, metal  frame, 886-7303 after 5 p.m.   #47  1973 Volvo standard, all options.  Good condition. Phone 885-5607  ui-885-2617. #47  1975 Dodge Maxi-Van, 23.000  mi., fully camperized, like new.  $10,000,886-9828. #45  1973 Datsun p.u.. radio, cxlra  II duly suspension. 2 extra  mounted snow tires, $1,500.  885-5530. #45  1961 Fargo 2Ton furniture van,  $800. Parts for 1969 Vauxhaull,  $1.00 up. 886-2332. #47  For sale. 1966 G.M.Carryall.  327 mtr., 3 spd., some rust.  S500.886-7007. #45  1970 Toyota Corona Mark II.  Good condition. 885-3181.       #45  AUTOMOTIVE  SPECIAL- I set of 5 L78xl5  tires. Ph: 885-2171  DATSUN  Telephone  464-9611/12  RES: 271-0486  COQUITUMCEWRE  DNSUNLTD.  E.E. (Mickey) Coe  2780-2786 Barnet Highway  Coquitlam, B.C. V3B1B9  mobile home/  mobile home/  NOW ON DISPLAY  NEW UNITS  C.M.H.C. Approved 14' and  Double Wide mobile homes  on sewered lots now avail  able. 10'/i% inters!. 25 yr.  mortgage. 5% down on total  cost of home and lot. Down  Pmt. starts as low as $1.695  24x48 Atco - 2 B.R. & dell  full bathrooms, full lap  siding. 16" eaves. 3rd gable  roof. Tastefully decorated  14x70 Atco - 3 B.R. Extra  large L.R. Latest cook it clean  centre. Fully furnished and  carpeted throughout.  Used Units:  12x68 Manco ��� 2 B.R. Front  kitchen with patio doors.  All appliances. Fully carpeted  Like new.  24x48 Statesman - 2 B.R. St  Den. All appliances.  24x42 Colony - 3 B.R. Partially furnished.  10x5(1 Chickasha ��� 2 B.R. plus  large addition ��el up on large  corner lot.  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  I mile W of Gibsons. Hwy 101  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph. 886-9826  MWNMMWMMW  NOW AVAILABLE!  CMIIC Approved Homes  Doubles and 14' Wides  ���25 year mortgages for both  home and property.  ��� 10'/!% Rate  ���95%    Financing   on   total  package.  ���As low as SI,750.00 D.P.  for home and property.  Many exciting new floor  plans to choose from.  Call now for further information.  COAST MOBILE  HOMES LTD.  Box 966, Sechelt. B.C.  885-9979  M.D.L.00623A  1969 Ford F250 Heavy Duty with  radio, tapedeck. $i.295. 885-  9588 after 6 p.m. #46  Truck: 1959 Chev 'A Ion in running condition. $500. o.b.o. 886-  7601. #46  1976 Vega ��� 20.000 miles, new  condition. $2,800 with snow tires,  o.b.o. 1971 Dart, gootl condition.  886-7642. #46  1975 Dodge Van. excellent shape.  886-8005 or 886-8141. Ask for  Murray. #46  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  15'6" Sidewing Hourston  Glascraft (new) ��� $3,000;  42' sailboat 'Sea Falcon'  (unrigged fcrro cement) ���  $35,000; 18' Sabrecraft 140  Merc ��� $4,900; 17' K&C  Thermoglass, 115 HP Evinrude - $2,800 50 HP Merc  Outboard ��� $600; Detroit  Diesels ��� One 471 (in line);  3-cylinder Nissin dicsel.  1975 22' 'Cai Glass' with  Command Bridge and 165 h.p.  Mercruiser complete with all  options. $11,800, Boat Moving  & Covered Winter Storage.  Call Garden Bay  Marine Services Ltd.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  Miller Marine Electronics  886-7918  Decca Marine Radar  S&TVHF&SSB&  Universe CB  Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  Gibsons Auxiliary  Coast News, November 7,1978  13.  I977 Toyota Corona St.Wagon.  5 sp. 23m miles, excellent condition, ask $4,950. 197I GMC ISO  4x4 4 sp. pickup, goo9d condition!, asking $2,750. Realistic  5W 23 channel walkie-talkie  recharge battery charger and car  ant. Value $275 asking $175.  886-9044 afterS p.m. #46  1975 Ford. 37.000 miles. P.S.  P.B. 4 door. V-8. $2,700. 886-  2955. #45  1963 Ford P.U. and camper,  near new motor and clutch. Good  rubber all round. $850. 886-  7800. #45  24' Fiberform Cruiser, 215  H.P. Mercruiscr with big leg,  automatic pilot, depth sounder/  recorder, anchor winch, trim  tabs, bait tank & pump. Head.  galley, alcohol stove & pressure  water, spare prop., CB.Radio,  etc. Call 883-2750. tin  14 foot aluminum smoker craft,  one year old. $700. 886-9783.  #45  16' 40 h.p. outboard with trailer.  As new. offers. 886-9408.        #45  26' spruce mast with fixed hardware. Excellent condition.  $350. Call 885-9033. #45  property  HOUSE FOR SALE BY  OWNER (GLEN RD.) Two  bedroom home with fireplace,  auto oil furnace, fabulous view  and close to all facilities.  Phone 886-2075. tfn  110 Mercury Outboard Motor,  used two seasons. Excellent  condition, $425. Call evenings,  883-2424 tfn  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving thc  Sunshine Coast and B.C.Coastal  Waters. Phone:885-9425, 885-  9747, 885-3643.886-9546.       tfn.  IAN  MORROW  &  CO.   LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  motorcycle/  1977 Yamaha 500 cc. single cylinder street & trail bike, low-  mileage, excellent condition.  $l,400o.b.o. 886-8005 #47  Point Road. Hopkins, two blocks  west of Hopkins Store. 80x110  lot, all services, paved road,  view, well-treed. 291-7477 or  526-4455.    #46  A number In note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Older type two bedroom Safeway. F.xpando living room.  New gun furnace. Set up in park  near Gibsons. $5,200. 885-3310 or  885-3417.   Two mobile home spaces available now. Sunshine Coast Trailer  Park. 886-9826. tfn  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. tfn_  12x64 Bcndix mobile home.  3 bdrm. galley kitchen, oil heat.  Occupied two months, immaculate condition. Asking $16,500.  furnished. Unfurnished, price  negotiable. Call after 6 p.m.  885-5301. #45  Two bedroom mobile home on  private lol near Sechelt. Large  deck and utility room. $200  per month. 291-9743. #47  1973 12x60 Leader mobile home.  2 hdrm. oil heat, large Ivroom.  good condition, Asking $10,000  bul will consider offers. Phone  886-2768. #47  1974 12x68 Ambassador plus  10x16 addition, plus front porch.  Two bathrooms, 3 bedrooms,  carpeted throughout. Completely  set up in trailer court near  Gibsons, with fenced yard,  lawn and garden in. $13,000  unfurnished. 886-7839. #45  b.c.C yuhon  FOR SALE: Quality Wood Heaters. Ulefos of Norway. Petit  Goclin of France, Kresno combination Heater/Fireplace. Save  energy, burn wood. Write Miles  Ind.. 1293 Marine Drive, North  Vancouver, B.C. #46  HELP WANTED: Pipeline and  Northern Development Jobs.  Earn up to $3,000 per month,  free room-board. Learn how to  get these and other high-paying  jobs. Further details: Labour  Market Service. Bag 7810. (Sta.  A), Edmonton. Alberta. #45  LIVESTOCK: Stauffcr Ulricb  Registered Horned Hereford  Sale, November 18. Eckville.  Alberta. 84 head bred and open  females, breeding bulls, bull  and heifer calves. Free delivery.  Phone 403-746-5735. #45  LIVESTOCK: H.J.H.Horned  Hereford Sale: November 156  November 15  in Calgary Exhibition Grounds.  70 bulls. 60 heifers, phone  Hanson's Bill 'L' 403-274-  8542 or S.Jones and Sons,  403-274-9263.  BAIT BARN WORM FARMS:  arc looking for distributors in  various areas of B.C. For more  information write Bait Barn  Worm Farms. 406 No. 5 Road,  RR#I Yarrow. B.C. or call 823-  4515. #45  1977 Suzuki RMI00. Excellent  running condition. Phone 886-  2596 eves. #46  b.c. 6 yukon  PERSONAL: Thc date of your  life is in our computer's memory  banks. Our space-age process  will unearth the right match to  your aspirations, motivations and  tastes. No personal interview.  Write: Date-world, suite 300B,  885 Dunsmuir St., Vancouver,  B.C. Phone 688-5444. #46  HELP WANTED: CUSO Overseas Job Openings: Qualified  mechanics, agriculturalists,  teachers, carpenters, accountants  engineers. Two year contract.  Salary: local rates. Write CUSO,  2524 Cypress Street, Vancouver,  B.C.   ' #45  HELP WANTED: A rewarding  future can bc yours distributing  Canada's best tasting Natural  Snack Foods. Part time up to  full time. Contact Lyle Anderson.  1055 Selkirk. Kamloops. 376-  5324. #45  TRUCKS FOR SALE: 1977 Mack  Truck. R600, 12 spd. trans.,  excellent condition. 57.000 mi.,  good rubber, 16'6" Knight  box or 5th wheel. $35,000. 17'6"  Nahanni box, light steel, brand  new cond. $4,200. 832-8632.   #45  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY:  Earn a 2nd Income: Learn Income Tax preparation with the  All-Canadian Company U&R  Tax Services. No previous  training required. Send for free  brochure today. U&R Tax Services, 220 St. Mary's Road,  Winnipeg, Man. Franchises  available #45  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Auto Wrecking and Car Sales.  House, shop, warehouse, equipment. High turnover. Will accept  property or what, as part payment. Williams Lake Realty.  392-4117. #46  TRAVEL: REMBRANDT HOTEL  Downtown Vancouver. Hi-rise,  modern. 200 rooms, full kitchens,  till facilities, close to everything,  tremendous views, reasonable,  family, weekly, monthly rates.  For details: 1160 Davie Street.  Tel: 685-1311. #45  property  House for sale by owner, two  bedrooms, stucco bungalow on  double-size lot in Gibsons. One  block to schools, three blocks to  shopping plaza, quiet park-like  setting. $28,500. 886-9435.      #45  1.44 acres in Lower Roberts  Creek. $4,000 down, full price  $18,000. Subdividable. road in.  Phone 886-7955. #45  property  10.3 acres, Roberts Creek.  Subdividable to Five acres.  $35,000. Days 885-3537  Eves 885-3971  t'k&a.'a'k+A&a'k.altifk'k'ki  FOR SALE BY OWNER  ���1.9 acres cultivated off North  Load. This farmettc has to  he  seen  to be  appreciated.  Two   dwellings,   barn,   etc.  L886-7682    kikftAAAAAAAAAAA AA Ai  By owner: older home with  beautiful view, three bedrooms, basement, w/w,  electric stove, garbage  burner, fridge, deep freeze,  dbl. garage and workshop  with own 100 amp service,  on cable, sewer, etc.  $38.000.886-2990. #46  "q  Construction  Services Ltd.  Prime Retail  or Office Space  to be constructed on this site,  prospective tenants contact  George Giannakos after 3  p.m. at 886-2268 or Bruce  Wormald at 886-7303.  FOR SALE  555 Sargent Road  2080 sq.ft. finished floor  area  Spectacular view  3 bedrooms plus den  3-piece ensuite & double  closets in master B.R.  Mahogany cupboards &  interior trim  Some appliances  W/W rugs  2 fireplaces  Completed  rec,  & workroom  Landscaped  Double windows  utility,  The regular monthly meeting of the Gibsons Hospital  Auxiliary was held on Wednesday, November 3, 1978 in  the Calvary Baptist Church  Hall on Park Road.  President. Joan Rigby,  chaired thc meeting with  thirty-one members in attendance. She also welcomed two  more new members, Jessie  Blakcman and Sharon Webber.  Committee Chairpersons  reported that, for the month  of September, twenty-five  volunteers worked a total of  ninety-one hours. Rene Jardine displayed a lovely collection of articles received front  Auxiliary knitters during the  past month,  Ida Leslie gave a very  Interesting report on the  results of the BCAHA Conference which was held at  thc Grace Hospital in Van  Dusen Gardens, Vancouver,  B.C. on October II. Nine  members attended from the  Gibsons Auxiliary and a total  of thrity-four members from  the Sunshine Coast attended  representing the six auxiliaries from Sl.Mary's Hospital ��� the largest group  present to represent one hospital.  A report was read by Polly  Warn,  on  behalf of  Helen  Pender  Continued from page ten  cost $22,000. How can they  say this little thing would  cost $98,000? Somebody's  having us on."  Wilf Harper, a construction contractor who has  a dammed water system  of his own on Kleindale  Creek at thc present time  says lie could build thc school  "a totally safe and adequate  reservoir for one-tenth the  price they're talking about."  Wilbee says he plans  to continue advocating thc  Kleindale Creek system, or  some water system which will  provide the school with adequate lire protection. Most of  the concerned residents  expressed hope that the new-  School Board will take a  fresh look at the issue when  it meets later this month.  Wildlife Federation Forms  In Pender:  All residents with environmental concerns are invited  to attend the founding meeting of thc B.C. Wildlife  Federation, Pender Harbour  and Egmont Chapter at the  Madeira Park School on Sunday, November 12. Thc first  project of thc new club will  bc to take over management of thc new John Daly  Park salmon spawning channel on Anderson Creek.  All welcome. Films.  Offers to $63,500  886-2783   Call after 6 p.m.  TED HUME  SERVICES  AUTHORIZED  Home  ���  | Equipment!  Dealer   !  FURNACES  HOT WATER HEATERS',  HUMIDIFIERS  CUSTOMIZED  WARM AIR  HEATING SYSTEMS  CALL  886-2951  VVeinhandle who was the convenor for thc last Lions Club  Dinner on October 24, which  Mated twenty-seven dinners  were prepared and served to  Club members. The next dinner/meeting on November 28  will be convened by Verla  Hobson assisted by Phoebe  lilombcrg, Marie Petterson  and Polly Warn.  Jean Longlcy, convenor  for the  Aloha  Luncheon  on  Housing  The Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens Housing Society  would like to report that,  subject to financial arrangements and receiving a suitable bid. Ihe Directors are  hoping for ihe commencement  of building additional units  on the present housing site  and lhal the building process  will be started in the reasonably near future.  Any senior citizen eligible  for low-cost housing and  wishing to have accommodation when thc building is  ready for occupancy should  phone Mrs. Marv Walker  885-9347 (KR#I. Halfmoon  Bay) requesting an applica-  lion form. This should then  lie completed and returned to  her if possible by November  17 for consideration by thc  Admissions Committee.  November 3. informed lls 'hat  final plans were progressing  well and hopefully looking  forward to another successful luncheon.  The annual Gibsons Auxiliary Christmas Fund will be  co-ordinated again  Ihis year  by   Amy   Blain   assisted   in  Marie Petterscn.  Our next meeting will In-  held on Wednesday. December b, and will take the form  of a Christmas luncheon  meeting. Location to be .ui-  nounccdat a later date.  ,   \    Province of  I y^i)    Bri,ish Columbia  Ministry of  Labour  The Gibsons  All Nighter  Wood Heater  The best  in economical woodheat.  May also be used for cooking.  ALL HEAVY STEEL  CONSTRUCTION  BRICK LINED  886-2808  After 6:00  Days-683-7817  (Van.)  NOW AVAILABLE AT  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  WE ALSO DO  CUSTOM WELDING  Training Opportunity  Floorcovering  The Apprenticeship Training Programs Branch ol the  B.C. Ministry ol Labour la ottering a pie-apprenticeship  course al Pacific Vocational Institute (Burnaby),  designed to prepare men and women lor employment in  the Floorcovering trade.  Course Term:  From January 29 to May 11.1979.  Fees and Allowances:  All tuition fees of persons selected lor training  will be paid by (he Ministry of Labour. In addition,  training and travel allowances will be provided,  where applicable.  Work Environment:  The work environment for members of this trade  is normally indoors. Installations will vary from  large commercial projects to smaller residential  application. Persons engaged in this trade are  required to kneel for extended periods and should  have the necesjary strength to handle heavy rolls  ol floorcovering materials. Because the work  frequently involves direct contact with the public,  courtesy, cooperation and the ability to handle  criticism are necessary qualifications.  Course Content:  ��� History of hard-surface floor coverings ���  Prospects ol the trade ��� Customer and employer  relations ��� Safe working practices ��� Hard-surface  materials of the trade ��� Hard-surface installation  tools ��� Subfloors and surface preparations ���  Adhesives and their uses ��� Trade mathematics  and basic layouts ��� Tile layout and installation ���  Sheet goods layout and installation ��� Topset base  installation ��� Hard-surface stair installation ���  Tufted carpet installation requirements ��� Basic  carpet Installation tools ��� Tufted carpet  preparation ��� Tufted carpet installation ��� Glue-  down carpet installation.  Admission Requirements:  ��� 16 years of age and over ��� Good health ���  Minimum education, Grade 10 (Grade 12 preferred).  Application Forms and Further Information may be  obtained from:  ��� Director,  Apprenticeship Training Programs Branch  B.C. Ministry ol Labour  4211 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C. VSH 3Y6  ��� Apprenticeship Branch Training Counsellors  at Ministry ol Labour Offices in  Chilliwack, Cranbrook, Dawson Creek,  Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Nelson, Prince  George, Terrace and Victoria.  ��� Principal, Pacific Vocational Institute (Burnaby)  3650 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.  V5G3H1  ��� Your nearest Canada Employment and  Immigration Commission Ollice.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  REFERENDUM: NOVEMBER 18. 1978  CONTINUANCE OF WEEKLY GARBAGE COLLECTION QUESTION  BY-LAW NO. 174,1978  A by-law to authorize a submission to the electors within the specified areas ol  the Sunshine Coast Regional District, as defined under the "Sechelt Garbage  Disposal Special Area by-law No. 10, 1967" and the "West Howe Sound Garbage  Disposal Special Service Area By-law No. 11, 1967" on the question of continuing  Weekly Garbage Collection.  WHEREAS the Regional Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District has been  requested to establish the need for the collection of garbage on a weekly basis within its garbage disposal special service area;  The specified areas as defined above, are shown on Schedules  outlined in red, attached hereto and forming part of the by-law.  ���A" and ' B  Take notice that the above is a synopsis of a by-law that may be inspected at the  Regional District offices during office hours, namely Monday to Wednesday.  8:30a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.. and that the  synopsis is not intended to be and is not deemed to be an interpretation of Ihe  by-law.  The vote will be taken at:  Halfmoon Bay Elementary School  West Sechelt Elementary School  Davis Bay Elementary School  Roberts Creek Elementary School  Cedar Grove Elementary School  Langdale Elementary School  on the 18th day of November, 1978 between the hours of eight (8) o'clock in the  forenoon and eight (8) o'clock in the afternoon and thai MB.Phelan has been  appointed Returning Officer for the purpose of taking and recording the vole ol  the electors.  Subject to the exception hereinafter staled, persons entitled to vote on this question  are only those electors whose names appear on the October, 1978 List ol Electoiu  as prepared by the Regional District,  A person whose name does not appear on the last certified list of electors ul thu  Regional District is entitled to vote if;  a) he files with the clerk or Returning Officer an application (or registration.  b) he is the owner of real property in the area at the date he seeks registration as  an elector,  c) he is otherwise qualified to have his name entered upon Ihe list of electors.  The question to the Electors on the ballot will be as follows:  Are you in Favour of:  The Sunshine Coast Regional District continuing to provide garbage collection  once a week as opposed to once every two weeks?  'Yes" or "No"  ALSO, take notice that an advance poll will be held in the offices of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District, Thursday, November 16, 1978, between the hours ol  11:00a.m.and 6:00p.m.  Given under my hand this 2nd day of November, 1978.  M.B. Phelan.  Returning Officer Coast News, November 7,1978.  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded for the correct location of the above drawn from the barrel.  Send your entries to the Coast News, Box 460,  Gibsons. Last week's winner was Kathleen Phillips  of Box 1646, Sechelt, B.C., who correctly located  the face painting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  Chrismas at Pebble Crescent.  Museum  grant  The Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum has received a  S l .000 granl from the Leon  and Thea Koerner Foundation  for the purpose of upgrading  the Museum's photographic  collection. I"his grant, in  addition to S400 received from  the Municipality of Gibsons,  will go towards re-photographing, developing and  enlarging over 1.500 historical  photographs.  A B.C.Museums and  Archives Development Fund  granl lias enabled the Museum in construe! iwo photo  displaj st.inds to exhibit  approximately 200 8x10  enlargements. The collection,  although substantial, by no  means adequately covers thc  entire Sechell Peninsula. The  Museum would appreciate  anyone with historical photographs contacting 886-  9306 or 885-2971. The Roberts  Creek Historical Committee  has recently made available  its collection of photographs  and negatives from its publication "Remembering Roberts Creek".  Ihe Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum, with assistance from  two Canada World Youth  members and the Museum's  volunteer programme, is  open every Thursday. Friday  and Saturday from 9:00 a.m.  to 4:00 p.m. Groups can make  use of the Museum's facilities  at anv time. Please contact  Nora Hill at 886-9981.  Weather  Although there were  fifteen days with measureable  rainfall. October turned out to  be almost the driest in eighteen years, with 4.86cms compared to 1967s 4.83 cms,  last year's 1.1.21 cms, and  1961's J 1.04 cms. The eighteen year average is 15.29  ems.  There were twenty-four  sunny days compared with  twenty-one days with sunshine in 1977.  Daytime high temperatures.  19 e compared with 17 c in  1977.  Overnight low temperature  of 3.5 c compared with 4 c  in 1977.  Roberts Creek Fireworks success  The fireworks display put  on by the Roberts Creek Firemen at Hallowe'en was a huge  success with an estimated  two thousand people turning  out to see thc show.  Many thanks are in order  to the firemen who staged the  show, and such groups as  the Sunshine Coast Golf and  Country Club, the Elphinstone Recreation Committee,  the Roberts Creek Legion,  the Sechelt and Gibsons Kinsmen, and thc owners of Seaview Market, whose contributions both in kind and funds  helped to supplement the cost  of the display.  Considering the size of the  crowd, the conduct of thc  public on and off the golf  course was exemplary.  Traffic control assistance  was given to the firemen bv  thc R.C.M.P. with whose  help they were able to maintain a steady flow, with  little or no hindrance to  ferry traffic.  In all. a good time was had  by everyone who attended,  and thc smooth flow of  traffic and people on the  highway without any incidents  is something to bc proud of  considering thc darkness  and thc project in hand.  Thanks arc due to everyone  involved.  INTERNATIONAL  MEDITATION  SOCIETY  PRESENTS  A lecture on the  T.M.Sidhi   and super normal abilities at  Cedar Grove Elementary   Room 4  THURSDAY, 8 p.m.  GUEST SPEAKER: Helen Gottschalt  For information call 886-7988  |Ui*��*~     Mari,,-ns.ii,  v-l        Mahesh Yoqi  Founder ol Transcendenlni  Meditation Sidtti Programme  Weapons Amnesty  As ul January 1979. a new  legislation on unregistered  weapons will come into being.  Prior to ihis, lhc government  has declared lhal November  -.ill be a month of amnesty  lor registering or disposing  i| these weapons, through  local R.C.M.P. detachments.  Ihis amnesty is nol restricted in firearms, but includes  grenades, switch blade  knives and lhc like. No  L|Ucstions    will     lie    asked  Rugby  Saturday lite wind prevailed  ami all the play was in one  end. pushed downhill against  a  goal  line defense.  In  Ihe  Basketball  I lu ie will be an introduc-  lory meeting on Tuesday,  November 7, 1478 at 6:30  p.m. in ihe Elphinstone  Secondary School Gymnasium  lor men and women interested  in becoming accredited  basketball officials. For more  inlbrmalion, please conlacl  Hill Lindsay al SK5-94II  days or 885-3692 evenings and  vv reki tlds.  upon declaration, apart from  ihe normal enquiries if the  weapon has been stolen or  involved in a crime.  Registered gun collectors  will be able to keep their  collection,, as long as the  weapon is rendered safe by  ihe prescribed methods,  [here ate also allowances for  leeway al the discretion  ��� if die local constabulary,  in Ihe case of non-registered  collectors.  firsl half, after repeated  attacks and futile attempts  to push over thc line. Rowing  Club settled for six points,  two penalties, changed sides  and waited lor Gibsons'  besl punches. Questionable  officiating delayed the inevitable but a beautiful drop goal  by Frank Havies. a try by  .lay Ponil'retl, (lie conversion  and a penally by Havies. and  it was 12-6. Gibsons was  6���0; Rowing Club 5���2.  The main lesl was holding a  goal line defense against a  much bigger team, against a  gale (and against the referee)  lor ihe first half, and Ihe team  held    together.  Winner  ilu- Fireman's Bingo,  held at Ihe Roberts Creek  ( unimunity Hall on Saturday  evening. November 4, was a  greal success. Every seat  was filled.  Winner nl ihe S1.000  grand prize was Kit Nestman,  Pender  Films  llu Advertised film.  I'm Joe's Heart, is nol avail-  ibli .is llu four copies of lhc  ��� Im .io iiiitghl in ihe mail  iriki       instead, Thc Sllenl  l  iltlimn will In shown, and  is .hi exeelli III  Mini aboul  ��  ii is ami high  blood  pros-  Hop,    in   sec   Mm   mi  " In i   N,   7:15  p.m.,  ,,i  n    l'i nd' i   II.lib ���  Medical  1 imii     viniissiim   35?   lor  adults;    ISC    Im     children.  '     II       mn    mug   Im-   coffee  I-' th, dr.i tission.  1 '"������������?������:��� v:nzr\  STERN  DRIVE  HEADQUARTERS  on the Sunshine Coast  Authorized  and  factory  trained   ���  ��� Mercruiser  ��� Chrysler  ��� Volvo  ��� OMC  Evinrude and   Honda Outboards   too  -"-,  1' R twpll C3  Box io* iviaaeira Hark, B.C.  883-2266  VISA'  CHRISTMAS FABRICS ARRIVING  Notions Scissors  Yarns Sharpened  Jiffy Stitchery  Butterick & McCall Patterns  Sew Easy  J J> 885-2725  3  "Cowrie St. Sechelt

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.xcoastnews.1-0175830/manifest

Comment

Related Items