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 ViCTOM*' BR,f  ,1*1 4��  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  January 16,1979  Volume 33, Number 3  On School Board move  Board Chairman  makes reply  By Don Dooglai  I would like at this time to take a moment and reply to Mayor  Blain's article on the front page of the Coast'News, January 3,  1979.  I find it somewhat difficult to understand Mayor Blain's  first paragraph ��� "That the Board offices of School District  No. 46 were located in Gibsons at the District's inception and  should not be moved because the village still has the heaviest  concentration of people.''  It was just in the past ten months that he and the Village supported moving the Union Board of Health offices from Powell  River to Gibsons knowing that the heaviest concentration of  people was still in the Powell River area where the offices have  always been since their inception. To centrally locate them,  however, would be of greater advantage to all the people that  use diem from Powell River to Darcey, including Sechelt, Gibsons; Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, etc. As for the numbers  of studentsjand schools that I gave about this area, this was  information: to a specific question taken out of context and it was  not given afc the reason for relocating the Board offices. The  main consideration given for relocating the School Board offices was the need to give better educational and business services to all dur schools, students, teachers, parents and taxpayers of the whole School District extending from Bowen  Island toDeferted Bay in Jervis Inlet.  I think, in/addition, that the Mayor's remark that the Board is  heavily weighted voterwise against the Gibsons area is not only  incorrect but totally unfair, In Area B Mr. Spiekermann, Mr.  Frizzell arid myself, along with Mrs. Rottluff representing the  Village of/Gibsons weigh the vote towards this area but, because of the calibre of these trustees and the other members of  the Board, Mr. Prescesky, Mrs. Clayton and Mrs, Dombroski,  their votis, in my opinion, are generally cast for the improvement of/he District as a whole.  The lomplex being constructed is the 5,700 square feet  portabtt unit that we own and that was used in Pender Harbour  after tne fire. The architects are presently studying the redesign for office use and the possible location on school property at (Jhatelech.  New trustees Brian Hodgson, Al Lloyd, and Len Van  Egmond take the oath of office administered by  Secretary-Treasurer Roy Mills.  Indians meet on  Indian Act  A meeting was held at the  Sechelt Indian Band Office  on Thursday, January 11 between government and representatives from neighbouring bands, in order that present day problems encountered by native peoples be  discussed.  Present were: Fred Walchli,  Regional Director of B.C.;  Hugh Anderson, M.P.Comox-  Alberni, Deputy Minister ol  Indian Affairs at Ottawa;  Tony Well, Assistant to Hugh  Anderson; Jack Pearsall,  M.P. Coast Chilcotin; Clarence Reach, D.I.A., B.C.  Region; Ken Marchand,  Indian Affairs ��� Ottawa;  Ann Beauregard, Indian  Affairs ��� Ottawa; Chief  Delbert Guerin, Musqueam  Band; Chief Billy Mitchell,  alternate for Chief Joe Mitchell, Sliammon Band; Edith  Epps,' Indian Affairs ��� B.C.  Region; Barbara Bait, Indian  Affairs ��� B.C. Region; Si  Baker,     Squamish     Band;  Charlie Baker, Squamish  Band; Robert Clifton, Comox  Band; Glen Calveat, Advisor  for Sliammon Band; Emma-  nual Cooper, Saanich B.C.;  Senator Guy Williams; and  from Sechelt, Councillors:  Stan Joe, Ted Dixon and  Gilbert Joe; Clarence Joe,  Sr.  Most of the meeting was  held behind closed doors, but  it was released that revisions  to the Indian Act were the  main topic of the day. Of the  six main issues that the Alliance is dealing with, three of  these were brought up by  Minister and M.P. Hugh  Anderson. These specific  changes were: 1. The Land  Surrender question; 2. The  Band Government concept  (i.e. the Charter System);  3. Elimination of Anachronism  in the Indian Act. He stated  clearly that the Federal  Government would not be  dealing with any changes until  after the Federal election.  Amidst controversy  Pender Clinic gets doctor  The federal barge above has arrived for the repair work being done on the Gibsons  Wharf. Conditions at the wharf, as can be seen In the lower picture, are very crowded at the moment because of the work being done at the wharf.  Trustees inaugurated  . ��� a.  By Allan J. Crane  The inaugural meeting of  the Board of School Trustees  was held on Thursday, January 11 in the gymnasium of  Roberts Creek Elementary  School. In his opening remarks, District Superintendent John Denley expressed  his astonishment over the  fact that he was now facing a  Board of School Trustees  entirely different from that  which greeted him on his  arrival here in September of  1975. He spoke of the vitally  important role of the School  Trustee in the educational  system, and commended retiring trustees Clayton, Prescesky and Spiekermann for  their contributions to education in the District. He welcomed trustees-elect Hodgins, Lloyd and van Egmond  and expressed the hope that  they would enjoy rewarding  and challenging terms in office. The newly elected  trustees were then sworn in  by Secretary-Treasurer Roy  Mills after which District  Superintendent Denley conducted the election for Chairman. Incumbent Don Douglas  was elected by acclamation.  He then assumed the chair  and conducted the election for  Vice-Chairman which resulted  in Al Lloyd's election to that  position.  The educational report of  the Mangement Committee  was presented at the School  Board meeting. The first  part of this took the form of a  panel discussion on the topic,  "Reading Committee Recommendations in Retrospect"  and a "mini debate" between  two teams on the topic "Mathematics Committee Recommendations ��� What's Happening?" Approximately  thirty members of the  public were in attendance for  these discussions.  Superintendent of Instruction John Nicholson introduced the panel which con  sisted of Elphinstone teacher  Ken Rogers', Cedar Grove  Elementary School principal  Colleen Elson, Elphinstone  student Kathie Burritt, a  participant in the Tutorial  II class who is tutoring an  elementary student in Language Arts at Gibsons Elementary School; Co-ordinator  of Special Education Ed Nicholson; Madeira Park Learning Assistance teacher Joe  Brooks; and Patty Peterson,  a parent from Roberts Creek.  The panel discussed various  recommendations made by an  ad hoc committee of students,  teachers, and parents struck  to study reading in the light  of the results of a provincial  assessment of learning in  several subject areas which  the Ministry of Education has  been conducting by means of  tests for the past couple of  years.  One of the recommendations of the local committee  was that at least one of the  days allocated to the teaching  staff for professional development annually should be  devoted to the teaching of  reading for both elementary  and secondary school teachers. Professional Development Chairman for the Sechelt Teachers' Association,  Ken Rogers, said that this was  planned for the District's  professional development day  on February 23 of this year.  He said that guest speakers  have been invited, and he told  the Coast News that full  details will be available within  two weeks. Colleen Elson  said that the teaching of  reading is an ongoing process and should not be considered the sole domain of  primary teachers. Jim Brooks  said that he would like to see  more than one professional  day per year devoted to  Language Arts and the teaching of reading. John Nicholson said that there is a new  reading programme which is  to be introduced in September  of this year, and he said that  there is also a new English  programme to be introduced  at the secondary school level  at the same time.  Please turn to page ten  There is something ironic  about the controversy currently swirling around the Pender  Harbour Health Centre over  the departure of all three of its  full-time staff members.  The irony is that, apart from  the controversy, the outlook  for the experimental community-owned facility hasn't  been better since it opened  two and one-half years ago.  Members of the clinic's  Board of Directors, when  contacted for comments on a  complaint made to the press  last week by former clinic  nurse Ruth Anderson to the  effect that she wasn't fairly  released from her position,  could hardly be kept off the  subject of the clinic's new  lease on life long enough to  comment on Anderson's  charges.  The cause of all the optimism is partly that the clinic  had its 1979 budget approved  with no cuts and is thus in a  sound financial position,  but mostly it is the new doctor who's just made a long-  term agreement to work at  the clinic, Ronald Estey,  B.Sc, M.D., CM., currently  Chief of Medical Staff at a  Health Clinic in eastern  British Columbia. Directors  feel in Estey they have a  last found the man who will  give their clinic what they've  always wanted for it ��� a  doctor devoted to community  medicine who will become a  permanent member of the  community and make a career  of building up the clinic's  services,  Eatey, a thirty-three year  old bachelor who took his  medical training at McGill  and comes from a medical  family, has served with the  present clinic for eight years  and is devoting his career to  the community clinic system  of family medicine. He won't  start work at Pender Harbour  until the end of January but  he has already been around  preparing a list of changes and  improvements he intends to  bring to his new workplace.  Estey is critical of the level  of service the clinic has been  giving and insists that the  clinic should have a medically trained person on hand  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at all  times. He also plans to institute an extensive programme  of home visits with follow-  up, in the belief that most  things can be done for people  in their homes. In order to be  personally on hand at the  clinic for a longer period than  has been the case with past  doctors, Estey plans to make  his compulsory daily visit to  St.Mary's Hospital in Sechelt  early in the morning so he  can be back to the clinic no  later than 10 a.m. He is most  insistent that no one will be  turned away from the clinic  and that he will see all people  who wish to see him on a given  day. He wants to be "attainable at all times" and "never  more than a phone call away".  He will be available for emergencies on a twenty-four hour  basis and says, "It doesn't  hurt patients to feel they're  being pampered."  Board members say it was  Estey's dedication to family  medical practice that made  his application a standout  among the many received.  "One thing he did that impressed me very much as to  the type of doctor he is,"  says Board president Jim  Tyner, "was that he applied,  then withdrew his application.  Later he made application  again, and when we inquired  as to why he'd withdrawn we  found out it was because four  of his patients had become  pregnant and he felt he had to  stay to see them through to  term. This kind of concern  for individual patients is a  rare thing nowadays."  But the biggest cause for  optimism among directors is  Dr. Estey's firm commitment to staying in the community.  "The clinic has had an unfortunate reputation for staff  changes," Estey is reported  to have said, adding, "This  has to come to an end. This  is the most important problem  in swaying people's confidence in the clinic."  "He wants to make his  home here," Tyner says. "He  plans to buy a house and stay  here."  The main reaction of Board  members to the nurse controversy seems to be that it  comes at an unfortunate time  and threatens to upset the  clinic's renewed chance for  success.  "It is a most unfortunate  fact that there are people in  the community who are willing to put the clinic in a bad  light for what are essentially  personal reasons," says  Board Vice-President Joe  Harrison. Harrison declined to  give reasons for the nurse's  release, saying on all Boards  and government bodies, "the  one type of business that is  always held in-camera, even  if nothing else is, is personnel  management. This is necessary for legal reasons but  basically it is to protect the  professional reputations of  employees. Most employees  are very grateful for the reasons for their release from a  position not being made  public."  Board member John Logan echoed Harrison's sentiments, saying that In his view  he "can't blame anyone for  anything that's gone wrong,"  and that the best thing that  could happen for all parties  concerned would be for the  controversy to die down and  Please turn to page six  Theatre may get village site  By George Cooper  "Our task is twofold,"  said John Burnside, one of the  sponsors of a live theatre  building for Gibsons, to Council at the January 9 meeting.  "First we need to find a site  and secondly we need a building to put on that site."  Burnside reminded Council  of the school of architecture  building ready to be moved off  its U.B.C. site once approval  is given by the dean, who is at  present on holidays. Contractor Bruce Wormald assured  Council that the building could  be taken apart, the parts  labelled and shipped to Gibsons where re-assembly could  be readily undertaken.  Council did not keep the  theatre group waiting. A  letter from Planner Consultant Bob Buchan recommending approval-in-principle of  lot 3, a Village-owned property just north of the Fire  Hall on Gower Point Road, as  a site for the proposed theatre  was on file for consideration  in the same meeting and  Council did just that,  "With the site approved  the theatre group can, with  the help of the B.C. Drama  Association, set about creating a foundation for fund-  raising," said Burnside.  The group will also prepare, a  feasibility study of the site,  and the building proposed.  Council pointed out that the  site was all the Village would  contribute to the project.  Burnside and architect  Bruce Gorman said the group  expects to be self-reliant by  raising all the necessary funds  itself. Drama groups have had  some brilliant seasons in recent years, winning awards in  provincial festivals and enthusiastic response from Sunshine Coast audiences.  School gyms, church halls,  and the Twilight cinema  theatre have been the locations used for productions in  the past. It is hoped that with  its own theatre local drama  will come alive again in the  district. A letter to Council  from Iris Smith, retired school  teacher, suggests the new  theatre be named for the  pioneers of Gibsons, "who  quietly did their good works  without recognition in many  cases".  Mayor Blain, reading the  Marina Committee report in  Alderman Fitchett's absence,  told Council that dredging  plans have been prepared by  Victoria Engineering, consultants to the Village, and  the Federal Department of  Public Works, and it is the  opinion of W.Parkinson of the  Small Craft Harbours Branch  that now is the time for the  Please turn to page seven  -..     ��� f'V'.'V.'   IU-  ���������>������ iftK-m  Associate Professor John Haaf of the U.B.C. Department ol Architecture came up  to Gibsons to meet Village Planner Bob Buchan last week. He Is shown with Bruce  Gorman inspecting the old Corlett property which is being considered as the site  for the Eileen Glassford Memorial Theatre.  fDelivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday  mtmrnmrn Coast News, January 16,1979.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  Editorial Department:  John Burnside-Editor  Ian Corrance -Photographer/  Reporter  Office:  M.M.Laplante  Cynthia Christensen  Advertising Department:  Penny Christian  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $15.00 per year; $10.00 for six months  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United Stales and Foreign $20.00 per year.  Elections federal...  1171 will be Ihe year of elections in  liriiish Columbia. On the federal scene  Prime Minister Trudeau can delay no  lunger. It is now five years since he defeated Bob Slanfield. He did it by heaping ridicule on Stanfield's proposal that  wage and price controls be imposed to  slow the inflationary spiral. "What nonsense," cried Trudeau and got re-elected  on Ihe strength of it. Once in office he  promptly instituted wage and price  controls.  It is symptomatic of the malaise of  Canadian politics that this kind of political cynicism will in all probability go  unpunished. The Liberals have been the  governing party in Canada for almost  forty years of the past half century and  while no one is happy with the state of the  country, still Canadians seem unable to  yank themselves away from the belief  lhal the Liberals are somehow best  equipped for the task of government.  Until recently it seemed that Joe Clark  might manage to pull off the trick of  unseating the discredited Liberals but of  late, whether because of bad luck, ineptitude, or a hostile press, he has begun  to appear before us as the kind of bumbling ineffectuality that Bob Stanfield  appeared just before the last election.  It may be that the Progressive Conservatives are unlucky or inept but the  similarity in the treatment accorded  Clark and Stanfield raises the question  of press coverage.  and provincial  Meanwhile at the provincial level,  there is rumoured to be a ninety percent  chance of an election by the spring. According to his mandate, Premier Bill  Bennett could wait until the end of 1980  before going to the people but it  seems likely that he wants one soon. The  assumption is that Bennett would like to  call an election before Trudeau does and  gel it over with before the federal electioneering starts. The last thing the Socred Premier wants is for his supporters  io bc reminded that they are Liberals and  Conservatives infe federal election. His  patchwork coalition of a party could not  sland the strain.  The signs of a Socred-called B.C.  election have already started to appear.  After three years of grim austerity the  hand-outs   are   beginning   to   be   an  nounced. Experienced Victoria-watchers  expect that a budget will be brought  down shortly after the legislature goes  into session in Victoria and that, budget  will contain a host of goodies and giveaways with which the Premier will seek to  win for himself a second mandate.  Only time will tell if he is to be successful and at this juncture the biggest threat  to a Socred victory ��� apart from Bill  Vander Zalm, that is ��� would appear to  be the strong showing of Conservative  leader Vic Stephens. Since he took over  the moribund Conservative party from  Scott Wallace, Stephens has proved to be  an articulate and a believable exponent  of the free-enterprise philosophy. Already the revitalized Conservatives have  apparently cut deeply into Socred support. Politics-watchers are going to have  an interesting time of it this year.  .from the files of Coast Nsws  5 YEARS AGO  The first baby of the year was born  to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dignard. The  baby was born on January 4, which  happened to be Ed's birthday.  Blair Kennett, a Gibsons Volunteer Fireman, rescued Thomas F.  Godber from a burning overturned  truck at the cemetery corner on Highway 101. The truck had gone out of  control due to the recent snowfall.  10 YEARS AGO  The School Board offices are  planned to be moved to the B.C.  Telephone building by February 1.  Health Tips...when answering the  phone, carry with you or put out of  harm's way any preparation that could  hurt your child. It Is better to risk  losing a call than to risk losing your  child.  15 YEARS AGO  Sechelt Council will have to do their  homework in order to update the zoning by-laws, some of which are now  felt to be obsolete.  The first installment of The Sechelt Nation by Les Peterson was  published in the Coast News.  The January meeting of the Lovers  of Life League in Halfmoon Bay was  cancelled.  20 YEARS AGO  Direct from Hollywood: Bob Regan  and Lucille Star with the HOLLYWOOD ROCKABILLIES, and their  hit record ��� "Rebel Rouser".  Roberts Creek Community Hall,  January 17. Adults $1; children  50��.  Vancouver grocers are Indignant  about the charges of excessive markups in apples. Not half as Indignant  as the poor consumer.  25YEARS AGO  Ralph H.Cotton, President of the  Legion #219, was presented with  the Queen's Coronation Medal.  NOTICE...REWARD for information leading to the capture and return of several Legion buglesl Will  those who have had these bugles out  please return to the Legion Hall on  Mondays at 7:30 p.m Dave Herri n, Pres.  30 YEARS AGO  Smile of the week: A church worker  knocked at old Zeke's door and asked  for a contribution for the new building. Poor old Zeke refused to give  anything. "I ain't got nothing,"  he protested. "I owes practically  everybody In dis town."  "But don't you think you owe the  Lord something, too?" asked the collector. "I sho' do," agreed Zeke,  "but he ain't pressing me like my  other creditors."  Now it is not the intention here to suggest that Clark as Prime Minister would  have anything more striking than novelty  value, but somehow the spirit quails  before the prospect of the same weary  and discredited and cynical group of  Liberals running the national government  for the next five years. There would be  no possibility of this, of course, if it were  not for the fact that the Liberals will get  almost all the seats in the province of  Quebec thereby compensating for their  weakness in the rest of the country. It  is ironic that Trudeau, who ten years ago  was to be the man to bridge the gap between the French and the English-  speaking Canadians, will continue in  power largely because the gap still  exists.  The federal N.D.P. has just not caught  the attention of the Canadian electorate.  Their leader Ed Broadbent, is universally  regarded as a fine fellow but that is not  enough to give his party any credibility  on the national scene. The Social Credit  or Creditiste parties are a thing of the  past in Canadian federal politics. And so  we approach an important election in an  ailing country and almost no one is enthusiastic about any of the choices. It  looks like no one cares enough to remove  the Liberals from office, except perhaps  Joe Clark. Hard work and wanting may  be enough to make Joe the Prime Minister he so desperately wants to be but it  looks like a questionable bet from this  vantage point.  The first of the Pioneers ol the Sunshine Coast series video-taped by  Delta 10 last fall will be shown January 31 on Coast Cable Channel 10  courtesy of Mr. Carl Bobardt and Coast Cablevision, at 6:00 p.m. In  Gibsons and 7:30 p.m. in Sechelt. Mrs. Ada Dawe, photographed in  1912 driving the team, talks with Bert Nelson about her memorles'Of  growing up In Sechelt. Maryanne West  yiiiiinii  It is, I think, safe to say that  there are two definite schools  of thought about the National  Hockey League.  The first, the one shared by  most women and purists and  pacifists, is that professional  hockey is the epitome of  everything that is wrong with  North American society. It  is blatantly violent and cra^ss.  Mass brawls. are frequent,  there's a fight in virtually  every game, the players are  professional gladiators practising their violent craft in  foreign centres of power in the  most influential country, the  centre of the empire as it  were.  Those who condemn  hockey point further to the  incredible boorish, shortsighted behavior of the owners  of hockey teams, and truly  there must, one supposes,  have been similar conglomerations of petulant and stupid  rich boys throwing vast sums  of wealth around with incredible bad taste and bad grace in  the historic past but surely  none that surpassed the sport-  franchise owners of North  America for flambuoyant  arrogance and unalloyed  stupidity.  There is much evidence to  support such negativity. Truly  the export of young Canadians  to entertain richer Americans  in centres that never, ever,  see ice is gladiatorial. From  the colonies brave strong men  went for gain to imperial  Rome and entertained the  decadent in their colosseums,  and so it is with Canadian  hockey players in sad truth.  Still unanswered in the  annals of sport is whether the  best Canadians are better  than thc best Russians at  playing ice-hockey. Next  month thc latest instalment in  this intriguing matter will  unfold ��� in Madison Square  Gardens in New York City as  the powers that rule the N.  H.L. try to bill it as the  Gladiators of the Free World  versus the Gladiators of the  Forces of Evil and Tyranny  and thereby try to interest the  somewhat apathetic American  public in what is, below the  snow belt, an alien game.  It is safe to say that no  American will be playing for  the N.H.L. team, that all will  be from Canada with the  exception perhaps of Bjore  Salming of Sweden. Hired  gladiators imported to represent the imperial power in  prestige-winning games and  contests.  Also, it must be acknowledged that the immoderate  and ill-planned expansion  which saw the league go from  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  ��*  George Matthews  $  having six teams to eighteen  in a single decade, and also  led to a suicidal bidding war  with the rival World Hockey  Association, has left most  of the present 17 teams near  bankruptcy with the talented  hockey players spread very  unevenly and thinly around  the expanded league. Among  other things, this has led to a  great disparity in the abilities  ; of the teams and a great  increase in the number of  teams which, lacking the requisite finesse and skills, must  rely on tou^ and dirty play  to stay in contention.  Here, too, the fact that  many of the spectators have  no practical or personal  awareness of the game and  cannot appreciate readily the  more subtle and skillful  aspects of the game can lead  to violence. With a losing  team and a disinterested  clientele the pressure becomes heavy to supply them  with the colour and excitement of a mass brawl. Everyone can appreciate a punch on  the nose and there are those  who have a great keenness  for it.  The opposing view is held  by those who insist on focusing on the game itself, overlooking the fairly high percentage of ragged and boring  hockey games as travel-tired  players of moderate ability  go wearily through the  motions of providing entertainment, and the violence  that frequently manifests  itself. These the hockey  enthusiast overlooks with the  occasional grumble. The sociological implications, the  historic parallels he ignores  entirely to concentrate on  the fastest spectator sport in  the world which pits men  rather than machines against  each other.  Ice-hockey is a game of  classic simplicity which is  played with great skill of feet  and hands at tremendous  speed. In every game, the  enthusiast can see the most  unbelievably skillful things  done with the greatest of  anticipation, subtlety and  accuracy and at great speed.  He can see the whole whirling  kaleidoscope of colour settle  suddenly and momentarily  into patterns etched beautifully and sharply before him.  The speed of the game and  the closeness of the goals  ensure that there will be a  great many goal-mouth incidents, four or five times as  many as in a soccer game, for  example.  The hockey enthusiast  knows that he is watching  the best spectator sport  in  the world and, if he is Canadian, he knows that probably  the very best hockey is  played by the very best  Canadian hockey players.  There may be a flicker of  irony as they play the American national anthem when  Canadian players meet the  Russians in New York next  month but he'll put that easily  behind him for the sake of  the game.  Those who condemn  hockey will ignore the whole  series for the good and several  reasons we have noted here���  and in so doing they will  deprive themselves of some  moments of great drama and  high beauty.  Me?   I'll be watching the  One would suspect that in  an age of technology and  science the mathematician is  king, lt would appear, on the  surface of things, thatthe person with a superior math  knowledge should have more  access to more kinds of jobs.  To say that math is overrated would be to utter a  twentieth century heresy.  Mathematics was the subject  of lively and informed debate  at a meeting of the School  Board last week. It has become necessary for anyone  hoping to secure a higher  education to grope his or her  way through the esoteric  backwaters of algebra. Calculators have become standard equipment in home,  school and office. When I  mentioned to someone last  week that I had never studied  game.  THE CIRCUS ANIMALS'  DESERTION  I sought a theme and sought for It in vain,     B^^^  / sought it daily for six weeks or so. ��  Maybe at last, being but a broken man, f  / must be satisfied with my heart, although *  Winter and summer till old age began *  My circus animals were all on show, 5  Those stilted boys, that burnished chariot, *  Lion and woman and the Lord knows what. J  What can I but enumerate old themes? j  First that sea-rider Oisin led by the nose J  Through   three   enchanted   islands,   allegorical)  dreams, J  Vain gaiety, vain battle, vain repose, *  Themes of the embittered heart, or so it seems,        J  That might adorn old songs or courtly shows; ��  But what cared I that set him on to ride, J  /, starved for the bosom of his faery bride? I  And then a counter-truth filled out its play, $  The Countess Cathleen was the name I gave it; ��  She, pity-crazed, had given her soul away, J  But masterful Heaven had Intervened to save it. ��  / thought my dear must her own soul destroy, *  So did lanaticism and hate enslave it,  And this brought lorth a dream and soon enough  This dream itself had all my thought and love.  And when the Fool and Blind Man stole the bread  Cuchulain fought the ungovernable sea;  Heart-mysteries there, and yet when all Is said  It was the dream Itself enchanted me:  Character isolated by a deed  To engross the present and dominate memory.  Players and painted stage took all my love,  And not those things that they were emblems of.  Those masterful images because complete  Grew in pure mind,but out of what began?  A mound ol refuse or the sweepings of a street,  Old kettles, old bottles,and a broken can,  Old iron, old bones, old rag, that raving slut  Who keeps the till. Now that my ladder's gone,  I must lie down where all the ladders start,  In the tout rag-and-bone shop ot the heart.  by William Butler Yeats ���  **^*t*****************************i  math beyond grade ten and  yet had a successful university  career I was immediately  cast beyond the pale of an  acceptable member of the  community of homo sapiens.  When I began to think about  how often I required a knowledge of mathematics beyond  addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, I must  admit that I couldn't think of  one occasion when I have felt  deprived of a knowledge of  math. Scientists, tradesmen,  opinion pollsters and math  teachers probably require,  from time to time, a knowledge of math but for the man  in the street it is a pure  waste of time.  It seems too that my point  of view is supported by educators and bureaucrats in the  Ministry of Education. These  people have apparently ignored the twentieth century  and have concentrated on  research in English education,  relegating mathematics to  its appropriate non-position as  the plaything of eggheads  and philosophers.  Think about it. When was  the last time you ever needed  any knowledge of mathematics beyond what you knew  in grade four? Yet we, not to  mention our children, are  being told that a knowledge of  mathematics is a necessary  prerequisite to admission into  institutions of higher learning.  Speaking of our children,  how often have the little  pedants brought home some  incredible problem in higher  calculus from thc grade six  teacher and made us feel  totally impotent in attempting to decipher its eccentricities? Although we feel  foolish, guilty and stupid at  not being able lo interpret its  vagaries, do we tell our children thai it's a waste of time?  No, we concede to the idea  thai mathematics has credibility and even though your  parents are cretins, someday a  knowledge of non-linear  algebra will mean the difference between success  and failure.  Thc other day I saw a former student of mine who had  never comprehended a thing  beyond two plus two, operating a cash register, under  fairly hectic conditions. Always blessed with good  manual dexterity, the poor  overworked lad was perfectly capable of manipulating his  machine into telling him not  only what the customer owed,  but what his exact change, to  the penny, ought to be. The  young fellow had absolutely  no reason to fathom the  complexities of his machine;  all he had to know was how to  work it. Any primitive New -'���/&^TtT.  ���. ��� -7 ������                       iii'  $c.x^CfTt  dr^\��     -gr     \  l^v    ]}  &--^Jli*��*\$gjr      H    v.'j/  ,     JlBr  A%jHJlM-  .jj^k\  IfX^  ttji ���9. i \f       if   fee  'liSiKP'^HBli'      v ^\\vSI^^^','"xh'  Wv . IKs v $0^     �����  ^W*��*lJ!'>           ~"'^=  \Jt-;.          Af-&\      JF   '"''^Ss.  Vt.-.  >^v)k^j  f      "^s-  ^V~^     X-  ' ���              "Sr  ��  J*r^                                             *  ���          ���-            ^^\V            y  ;;  *                              'ic ,'��� j^      J  W-  tf                                     >*i���ev^ ~J  xi::  >v'.  |,,/           ,.���'    yUr "^lwvl~ ������ ',.  "^c*&.  1 told ya, you'll never get rid of that runny nose if ya keep workln'  in this weather.  Coast News, January 16,1979  3.  Letters to the Editor  Disservice      Register - and again  Editor:  I feel Mrs. Steele has done  a great disservice to Mr.  Bob Rutter (S.B.Maint.Supt.)  and his staff by suggesting a  slum area would be the ultimate end if the School Board  moves to Sechelt. It is quite  obvious she has no knowledge of the excellent job  Mr. Rutter and his staff are  capable of and have already  been doing.  As for Messrs Blain, Cooper  and McRae, where were these  gentlemen when, because of  the lack of suitable rental  space in Gibsons, the School  Board was forced to house two  of its departments on the  Junior Secondary ground in  Sechelt. A very unsatisfactory  situation all round.  Hasn't anyone given consideration to the fact that by  relocating in Sechelt, the following will happen:  The supervisory staff will  spend less time travelling and  so will be available more readily to ALL schools.  All residents on the Peninsula will have free telephone  communication with the  School Board.  The buildings and the land  are already paid for and so it  will alleviate the necessity  of negotiating rentals and/or  leases.  Since all Government services are housed in Sechelt it  surely isn't too outlandish to  believe that greater rapport  would follow between the  Board and the Government  services with whom they have  dealings.  Because I want to keep this  short and sweet, I'll not expound the many other logical  reasons why I feel the Board  is doing the right thing.  Good luck to you School  Board, and may all of your  troubles be little ones.  Thank you Mr. Editor.  Patricia Murphy,  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Editor:  For your information the  end of the first semester at  Elphinstone will be February  2,1979.  January 31 to February 1,  1979, are exam days where  attendance is only required if  students are scheduled to  write exams. Students are  not required to attend school  on February 2, 1979. The  first day of regular classes for  second semester is February  5,1979.  If there are any students or  adults who wish to register  for second semester courses  they should contact Elphinstone Secondary School  counselling department at  886-2204 between now and  January 26,1979.  D.G.Richardson,  Vice Principal  Thank you  Editor:  On behalf of the Elphinstone Student Research  Productions I would like to  thank you for the excellent  coverage on our Third Community Forum.  We truly appreciate the  fact that you helped in making  our forum the success that it  was. Thank you.  E.S.R.P. Public Relations,  Kim Anderson,  Mike Duteau,  Steve Ripper,  Bill Hume  In favour  Editor:  In response to D.C.'s letter  regarding vandalism of mailboxes.  All in favour? ���Aye!  S.E.,  Gibsons, B.C.  HYDRO HINT TO WASTE-  WATCHERS: Keep all light  bulbs and reflectors dusted  and clean.  Slings and arrows(cont'd)  Guinea bushman, with half a  brain and two hours' training could have performed the  same function.  Who is it then that tells us  mathematics is important?  Math teachers, computer  salesmen, bankers, accountants, and engineers; not  exactly the people you would  expect to be the repositories  of fascinating wit and conversation. What is valuable to the  human spirit can only be expressed in human terms  and mathematics is anti-  human. It translates all human  jflfefc     REAL ESTATE  * INSURANCE  ACMTChP/tD    *��"m 1589M.vm.Drlv. BlbiOnl.  egg*1 OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  George Cooper  886-9344  Editor:  Elphinstone Secondary  School will be starting its  second semester on February  5, 1979. If any members of  the community would like to  register for courses they are  asked to contact a school  counsellor as soon as convenient.  Students could register on a  full or part time basis and  special programmes are available for those requesting an  Adult Graduation.  School telephone number is  886-2204.  B.J.Boulton,  Principal  Names  Dear John Sideburn:  There you go again, getting everybody's name except your own correct I  I appreciated the editorial  in last week's paper, but, as  you can see from our letterhead, our name is Sunshine  Coast Music, Drama and  Dance Festival. Still a mouthful, but not quite as cumbersome as the name you gave  us.  However, your suggestion  that we change to Sunshine  Coast Performing Arts Festival is a great one and will be  Item One on the Agenda for  the consideration of the Festival Committee at their next  meeting.  In the meantime, don't  forget to get your entry form  from Mrs. Florence Prescesky, fill it out, and mail it  back to her at RR#1, Madeira  Park, B.C. VON 2H0 by the  closing date of January 26,  1979, or you may miss this  year's festival.  Peter Prescesky, Chairman,  Festival Committee  More thanks  Editor:  On behalf of Susan Sproule,  Djalaini Ojaman, their group  and myself from the B.C.  and Yukon regional office, I  would like to take this opportunity to thank you once again  for your kind hospitality.  All the young people have  told me time and again that  their experience in Gibsons  with you will be well remembered for many years.  We at the B.C. and Yukon  regional office of Canada  World Youth would like to  keep in touch with you. We  hope in the very near future  we will have the opportunity  of working with you again.  Once again thank you and  we wish you all the best for  the New Year.  Suniti Khosla,  B.C. and Yukon  Regional Office,  Canada World Youth  Firemen  PRESSRELEASE* ������  TO RESIDENTS OF GIBSONS  AND AREA FIRE  PROTECTION DISTRICT  In   accordance   with   the  "Building    Regulations    of  B.C." and the "Fire Marshals  Act".  Everyone constructing or  installing chimneys, furnaces,  wood and oil heaters, shall  check with the local building  inspector and/or the local  Assistant Fire Marshal,  and obtain a permit before  carrying out the work.  This permit and instructions  for a safe installation can be  obtained free of charge at  Gibsons Municipal Office.  Any previously installed  appliance should be inspected  for proper installation. This  can be done by leaving name,  address, and phone number  at the Municipal Office.  C.Horner,  Fire Chief,  i   Gibsons Fire Dept.  qualities into the realm of the  abstract where they can be  analyzed, catalogued, listed,  computed and, ultimately,  ignored. Beyond the calculations contained in Shakespeare's line, "The coward  dies many times before his  death/The valiant never tastes  of death but once," the need  for mathematics is at best  limited.  Now, let me see here, that's  sixty lines times ten words to  the line divided by one thousand equals...? 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Film Society  Up Misery Creek Part II  "God, you're right," he  says, as the sounds come  again. We lie there petrified for several seconds, wondering what in hell to do.  The suspense is unendurable.  I feel compelled to make some  sort of a move no matter what  the consequences. Reaching  gingerly under the bed, I  locate one of my caulk-boots  and lob it recklessly in the  general direction of the unsettling noise. There is an  immediate explosion of activity; a startled feral scuffling.  Then the thing is gone oul the  door and making terror-  stricken for the safe inky  woods.  We gct a lamp burning and  go lo investigate. Chris spots  what look like fresh claw-  marks on the dirty floorboards. We peer cautiously  out the ajar door; wave the  lamp around but there is  nothing to be seen except  motionless trees, limp-  branched in the wind-innocent  night; the other buildings with  their walls and dead windows  like mysterious ships at  anchor. Our unknown visitor  is long gone..."What the hell  do you figure it was?"  "Goddamned if 1 know.  Maybe a coon or a bobcat.  Maybe even a bloody cougar!" Chris grimaces slightly  at the latter thought. "We'd  better keep that door latched  light from now on anyhow!"  "That's for bloody sure!"  We douse the light and return  to bed. But my nerves are  jangling like bells and it is  near daylight before I finally  get back to sleep.  The next day is hotter than  ever. Since George hasn't  specified what chores to do,  we do none beyond throwing  together our makeshift meals.  It's too damn warm to work  anyhow. Before the sun gets  too high, we wander back  through the woods in search  of the derelict locie. At last in  a shadow-tricked alderglade,  we stumble across it, an askew  corpse of rusting steel,  buckled among moss-crusted  rocks; partiallv obscured by  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  ferns and creepers. It is a  genuine artifact of the dangerous past, intact except for  the bell and other brass fittings which someone has long  since pilfered. There is a  strange sense of pathos about  the crumpled wreck, silenced  to lie forever in the perpetual  twilight of these obscure  woods. Some forgotten engineer rode it to his death here.  Despite the fact that it is  broad daylight, I can almost  feel his ghost peering over my  shoulder. "This place gives  mc the creeps," I say to Chris.  "Let's get the hell back to  camp."  There is a curious timeless  quality to our first days in  that heat-stunned, empty  outpost. When the radio, our  cardinal link with the outside  world, is not blaring out pop  tunes, the silence rushes in  like water, wiping the air  clean of all but essential  sounds; the hum of insects;  the rustle of wind in the dry  eaves of the forest. Our voices  sound echoingly strident  against that mosaic of murmurs. We tend, unconsciously, to keep them down as  we talk. Flung totally on each  other's company for the first  time in years, we discuss  randomly, things forgotten  since childhood and the confusing challenge of the future.  Neither one of us has much  idea of what he wants to become. We fantasize about  becoming boss-loggers; owning our own outfit; hiring the  best goddamn men on the  coast; living the caulk-boot  legend all the way. It seems a  fair enough goat at this simplistic stage of the game.  Swimby fails to show up on  the appointed date. When  there is no sign of him, the  following day, we begin to get  a big apprehensive. Maybe  something has gone haywire  with the whole deal. We are a  long way from running out of  grub   but  the   tinned-goods  consist mostly of corned-beef  salmon and mixed vegetables.  Our diet is getting a big monotonous. Finally, on the afternoon of the fifth day, a converted trawler rounds the  point. We go down to meet it  in some relief.  George is genuinely apologetic. "Sorry I left you guys  stranded like this. Got tangled  up with a lady I ain't seen for  years. Should have given you  a call. Anyhow, I've got you a  bunch of grub here and a cook  to go with it. He indicates a  small, dark man, just emerging from the wheelhouse with  a seedy, hungover look.  "This here's Paul La Salle.  Figure this gaddam heat-wave  can't last a hell of a lot longer.  Well, let's get these boxes up  tothecookshack."  Paul despite his shaky  condition, proves to be a pretty good hand with a skillet.  That night we have our first  decent meal in some time,  good loggingcamp steak  with all the trimmings. George  has had the foresight to bring  along a jug of whisky and a  couple of cases of beer. We  sit about after supper and  get comfortably sloshed.  Next day, George lays out a  few chores for us to do. Then  we drive up the cat-road in  the jeep to have a look at the  show. The trackside tree  stands no more than a mile  from camp around a shoulder  of the mountain. The slash  slopes up behind it at a formidable angle to a second tree  about a thousand feet distant. Beyond this, a giant's  staircase of rockbluffs climbs  on at a steeper slant into the  hazy blue sky. At the summit  of this natural ramp and dis-  quietingly remote, a third tree  is visible. Skyline cables,  glinting in the sun, connect  the three trees. "Jesus,"  says Chris frankly, "That is  some hill! It'll take us half  a day just to climb up there I"  "Ah, she ain't near as bad  as she looks," says ever-  optimistic George. "I'm paying an extra hour walking-in  time anyhow." We head back  to camp after this unsettling  glimpse of what we are in  for when the rains come.  But it will be some weeks yet  before we have to face that  prospect for the drought is by  no means over. George returns to the city, leaving us to  our lonesome vigil. We manage to eke a few days work  out of the chores George has  left us which mainly involve  sawing and splitting firewood  for the heaters. The sultry  weather drags on with no sign  ofa let-up. Boredom begins to  set in. You can only do so  much swimming, talking,  reading and listening to the  radio. We try a bit of trout-  fishing up the sluggish creek  that some dispirited pioneer  has christened so mournfully.  It lives up to its name and we  catch nothing but a few runty  minnows. Monotony leans  harder on us all the time. It  would be different if we were  working and making money  but we are simply treading  water. Paul is soon climbing  the walls right along with us.  Goerge spends most of his  time in town. About three  weeks into the camp-watch,  he decides we can use a break  and we hit Vancouver for a  couple of drunken days.  Then it's back to Misery Creek  again.  It is well into October before  we awake one morning to  hear, at long last, the energetic drumming of a heavy  rainfall. It is as though a dam  in the sky has split right open  and the clouds are determined  to make up for lost time. After  two days' downpour, the record-shattering four-month  closure is finally lifted.  Misery Creek shakes itself  awake and prepares to become  operational. George arrives  in camp with several more  men, jumpy to get cracking.  He's managed to round up a  cat-skinner, an engineer, a  couple of chokermen and a  whistlepunk. Chris is to pull-  rigging and I have undertaken  ...because every  child has the  right to smile  By Allan J.Crane  The Kwahtahmoss Film  Society's first programme of  the year is showing at 9:00  p.m. this evening at the Twilight Theatre. This will be  Chaplin's 1936 comedy,  Modem Tinea as previously  announced. This feature will  be supplemented by a short  film which Buster Keaton  made for the National Film  Board in 1965, The Rail-  rodder. An amazingly spry  Keaton fills the film with the  sort of wordless, visual gags  which were a feature of his  silent comedies forty or so  years earlier. The film received awards in Brussels,  Berlin, Toronto, and Philadelphia, and it shows Keaton  putt-putting his way across  Canada to British Columbia  on board a railway track  speeder.  The next film scheduled by  the Film Society is the Zef-  firelli Romeo and Juliette  to be shown two weeks from  tonight on Tuesday, January  30 at the Twilight Theatre  commencing promptly at  9:00 p.m. There has been no  response to date to my letter  seeking to. move Fellini's  8'/> from February 6 to February 13. Results should be to  hand by next week.  Numerous film makers  have been interested in transferring Shakespeare from the  stage to the screen ever  since the earliest days of  motion pictures. A film of the  duel scene from Hamlet  featuring Sarah Bernhardt  made in 1900 with sound  provided from a phonograph  record running in synchroni  zation is still extant, but the  first film record known to have  been made, part of Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's 1899  production of King John, no  longer exists. A flood of  Shakespeare films followed in  the next few years, but most  ran for no longer than fifteen minutes, and the sight of  actors posing and gesticulating and mouthing inaudible  dialogue must have been  ludicrous. It was not until  the advent of sound that the  real possibilities of filming  Shakespeare began to be  explored. The road from D.W.  Griffiths' The Taming of Ihe  Shrew (1908, photographed by  Billy Bitzer) to Polanski's  Macbeth is strewn with interesting efforts with varying  degrees of success. Over fifty  feature-length Shakespeare  films have been produced  since "talkies" were introduced in 1927, but none has  found universal acceptance.  There is, however, no lack of  critical division over stage  productions of Shakespeare's  plays, so the controversy over  adaptation to film, textual  selection and interpretation  should come as no surprise.  Although Laurence Olivier  was criticized for "oversimplifying" the character of the  king in Henry V, that film was  almost certainly the most  popular and widely seen of all  the Shakespeare films up to  the advent of the Zeffirelli  Romeo and Juliette. Made in  1944, Olivier's Henry V was  just the sort of tonic the war-  torn people of the British  Isles needed, and its popularity has stood the test of time.  please turn to page five  ti  KUinahiun 's  -l    istroloux  i������������*��������*����<  to chase. I size up the donkey-  puncher. I had been obliged to  work with an independent,  heavy-handed lunatic at my  last camp, who damn near  killed me several times but  this guy is a stocky Ukrainian  called Stan Brodsky who  seems easy-going enough.  The whistlepunk is a fifteen-  year-old greenhorn by the  name of Billy Kent, a nephew  of Roy Jennings across the  inlet. Windy Gibb, the catskinner, is a short bandylegged, morose-looking onetime   farmer   of   fifty-odd.  The cuJ-ermen, Skip Clanton  and Sammy Turk are young  rounders both Chris and 1  know fleetingly from our east-  end explorations. From their  nervous    mannerisms    and  somewhat emaciated appearance, I can see that this camp,  like so many others, is to have  its representatives from the  junkie contingent.  Chris and I pull on our  caulk-boots that first morning  back in actual harness, with  feelings approaching anticipation. It is almost a relief  to be gearing for something  positive again after all the  slack'weeks. The prospect of  making some decent money  buoys our spirits too. George  has promised us American  scale (about two bucks better  a day than the going Canadian  rate). This, in addition to the  extra hour, should give us  some healthy paychecks.  Visions of Christmas stakes  dance in our heads.  To be continued  By Rae Ellingham  Week commencing! January  IS. General Notes: It is hoped  that the recent Full Moon did  not disrupt too many lives  during the last weekend. This  writer would be interested to  hear of any plate-throwing  incidents or burst blood vessels accompanying this phenomenon. Meanwhile, Mars is  still prominent. It follows the  Sun into the sign of Aquarius  bringing still more energy,  courage and daring.  Next Sunday, Pluto becomes 'stationary' in Libra  bringing final tests to shaky  marriages, partnerships or  relationships.  Babies born this week will  be ambitious hard workers.  Mid-week arrivals may be  too critical of others. Their  health problems could be  linked to the digestive tract.  ARIES (Mareh21-Aprll 19)  Last chance to boost career,  reputation or public standing.  Promote recent successes  and achievements. Conflict  with authority or bosses ends  soon. Long-distance message  concerns loved one's health  problem. Those born around  April 9 must accept endings  and new starts.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Enthusiasm for religion,  beliefs, philosophy, travel or  far away places cools off.  Energy is soon channelled  into career, job security,  status or position. Meanwhile, weekend social activity  is spoiled by silly bickering  over shared expenses. Health  warning signals should be  investigated.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Involvement with other  people's financial problems  lessens. Prepare to sift and  sort out personal documents  linked to taxes, insurance,  alimony and debts. Direct,  honest approach secures  much-needed loan. An old  romance going nowhere is  best terminated.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Disagreements or upsets  with close associates end  soon. It's time to forgive and  forget. Prepare to share happier times with day-to-day  contacts. Domestic scene hints  of drastic reorganization.  Those born around July 12  must accept changes and fresh  starts.  1979  International  Year  of the  Child  Unicef Canada ��  t/S tot/2 off T\U=  The chance of a lifetime  to get quality Items at real savings.  Shop early while the selection Is good.  Prices to be reduced until everything Is sold.  All sales are final ���  No returns or exchanges accepted.  LEO (July 23-Aug.22)  Grab final opportunity to  get your own way on employment scene. Blow-ups with  co-workers should establish  new pecking order. Don't  back down. Mid-week leisure  activities are boring. Relatives or neighbours reveal  drastic plans next Sunday.  VIRGO (Ang.23-Sepl.22)  Hectic social life winds  down. Observe damage in  full-length mirror. It's time to  exercise, lose weight or quit  tobacco. You'll have the energy to restore good health  during the next few weeks.  Meanwhile, postpone purchase of decorative household  items till later. Expect financial upheaval this weekend.  LIBRA (Sept.23-0ct.23)  Domestic tension ends  soon. Household routines  become smoother. Family  members stick to revised  schedules. Mid-week messages or visits are linked to  the sick and lonely. Prepare  for increased social activities  and chance to enjoy fresh  company. Those born around  October 13 are experiencing  major life upheaval.  SCORPIO (0ct.24-Nov.22)  At last, day-to-day activities slow down. Frantic journeys and visits decrease.  Phone calls will be sweeter.  You'll be on pleasanter speaking terms with relatives or  neighbours. Prepare for hard  work on the domestic front  during the next few weeks.  Those alone, hospitalized or  in seclusion face important  decisions this weekend.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-  Dec.21)  Venus in your sign for three  weeks urges you to spruce up  your appearance. Go out and  buy that outfit. Change that  unimaginative hairstyle.  Recognize the wonderful  person that you are. Meanwhile, fights over money and  possessions are due to end.  An acquaintance reveals  courageous plans, next weekend.  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-Jan.19)  Mars, planet of energy,  is about to leave your sign so  grab last chance to push new  ideas' and projects. Recent  courage and hard work should  bring quick results. Happiness will soon be found being  alone and enjoying well-  earned rest, solitude, peace  and quiet. Those born around  January 10 face career or job  shocks next weekend.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb.18)  Mars enters your sign next  week. New, two-year cycle  begins. Prepare for fresh  bursts of energy, enthusiasm  and optimism. Your vital  personality will attract long-  awaited desires. Meanwhile,  long-distance message reveals drastic changes this  weekend.  PISCES (Feb.19-Mar.20)  It's time to take a break  from group activities or local  ventures. Friends and acquaintances have demanded  too much of your time and  energy. Prepare to work alone  in private. Success will be  linked to secret projects.  Visits to hospitals or institutions figure strongly. Cose  associate's money problem  reaches crises point this weekend.  Massage  The instructor, Marian  Folinsbee, 886-9572, is a  registered massage therapist.  She will be reviewing and  demonstrating new massage  and Japanese Shiatsu techniques. In these procedures  one explores energy pathways  on meridians throughout the  body, and how to stimulate  pressure points along these  meridians to relieve tension  and pain.  Enrollment is limited to  twenty-five people.  The first workshops will  take place February 9, Friday  7���10 p.m., and Feburary 10,  Saturday 10 a.m.���5 p.m. The  second event is scheduled for  March 2, Friday 7���10 p.m.  and March 3, Saturday 10  a.m.���5 p.m.  The fee is $20 for previous students and $25 for  new students. Participants are  asked to register directly with  the instructor. fe  Hi  .01  aril  Book Review  ^  Coast News, January 16,1979  5.  e Long Walk  By John Moi  While browsing in a bookstore just before Christmas I  discovered a copy of a book  I'd always meant to pick up.  I'd never actually read the  book but, coincidentally,  only a few days before I'd  been telling someone about  how, when I was in grade  six, we'd had a teacher who  was in the habit of reading  aloud to us for the last hour  of school on Friday afternoons. He chose works of non-  fiction,' mostly stories of  exploration and discovery,  and I've since realized how  carefully he must have chosen  narratives with a continuous  flow of action, ones that would  profit most from the heightened suspense of a week's  wait between episodes.  One of the books he read to us  I never forgot. It was called  The Long Walk and I remembered that it was the story of a  group of men who escaped  from a prison work-camp in  Siberia and walked all the way  across Siberia, Mongolia, the  Gobi Desert, Tibet and  crossed the Himalayas into  India. I'd forgotten the distinct characters and the reasons for their terrible punishment, but I could never forget that journey of four thousand miles, every inch of it on  foot, over some of the world's  most forbidding and inhospitable terrain, As luck would  have it. Only a few days later,  I found myself unexpectedly  staring at the cover the Pan  Books paperback edition. The  book was originally published  by Constable and Co. in 1956,  then by Pan in 1959 and is now  well Into its ninth printing.  I immediately forked out the  $2.25 and went home to really  read it for the first time.  The author-narrator of  The Long Walk is Slavomir  Rawicz, who was in 1939 a  twenty-four year old Lieutenant in the Polish Cavalry;  one of that unusual breed of  men who, when the Germans  invaded their homeland, responded by hurling themselves  at a full gallop, lances lowered  and sabres drawn, at the armoured mechanized columns.  Rawicz was among those  who survived this outburst  of futile heroism and cut their  way free to the lines of the  Russians, who were busily  "liberating" the eastern half  of the country while the  Nazis "invaded" the rest.  He foolishly assumed that,  having fought the Germans,  he would be welcomed by the  Soviets. His reward was a  year of imprisonment, degradation and torture as the  NKVD "investigated" his  case, a trial before a kangaroo  court whose, proceedings  resembled a . cross between  something out of the works of  Franz Kafka and the Mad  Hatter's Tea Party (highly comical unless, I suppose, you  happen to be the defendant), a  sentence of twenty-five years  hard labour, a one-way ticket  good for a 3,000 mile train  trip (cattle class), through  weather so fierce that frequently those nearest the  outside, of the car froze to  death,, followed by a stroll  (albeit handcuffed to a chain  trailing behind a truck) of  some eight or nine hundred  miles through the winter  wonderland of Northern  Siberia. The crowning touch  was that when he and his fellow prisoners finally arrived  at Camp 303, there wasn't  enough barracks space for  them and they spent a further  two weeks sleeping in the  open while they logged lumber, surveyed the site, and  built   their   own   quarters.  Somewhat disenchanted  with' Soviet hospitality,  Rawicz and six carefully  chosen companions, with the  aid of a most unlikely co-conspirator (the camp commandant's wife), went over the  twin palisades and the barbed  wire and set off on a marathon  against death. They rejected  the more obvious escape  routes East and West since,  without papers, they had no  hope of evading capture by  the people they were sure to  encounter, and marched due  South through the relatively  unpopulated wastes of Siberia  and Mongolia. The story of  their flight through the wilderness is one of the greatest  escape stories of all time and a  profound testimonial to what  human beings will endure to  be free.  In the vicinity of Lake Baikal  they encounter Kristina, a  seventeen year old Polish girl,  another victim of deportation  fleeing from a life of slave  labour, who becomes their  companion, nurse and inspiration. Unarmed but for an axe  and a homemade knife, stealing when they dare and subsisting on the dried bread put  by from their prison ration,  the little group at last stumbles across the Mongolian  border. Unsure how far Russian influence extends, they  expose themselves to the local  population only in desperate  need, yet the poor semi-  nomadic Mongolians, like the  Chinese and Tibetan river-  boatmen, fishermen and  farmers they later encounter,  are unfailingly generous and  helpful, asking only a little  help freeing a grounded  sampan, hauling nets, or  threshing grain and often no  more than a polite bow.  Posing as an unlikely group  of pilgrims to the holy city of  Lasa in Tibet, they press on  southward, walking totally  unequipped into the searing  wilderness of the Gobi Desert.  There, in one of the saddest  episodes of the tale, Kristina  succumbs to exhaustion and  thirst. The others, living on  snakes and an occasional  smear of filthy water, eventually reach Tibet and cross  the towering Himalayas,  though not without the loss  of two more of their party,  and, Rawicz insists, having  encountered and closely observed the legendary Abominable Snowman. Safe in India  the four ragged skeletal survivors ride the last few miles  of their four thousand mile  odyssey in an army lorry.  The Long Walk is simply  and powerfully written.  Rawicz is hot given to melodrama, but the story itself is  so dramatic that it hardly  requires exaggeration. It  ranks among the really great  true tales of adventure  and now, after my second  experience with the book,  I'm even more grateful to my  old grade six teacher for those  afternoon readings. It's something you might think about  reading to your own kids.  Film(cont'd)  Among the more spectacular failures were the United  Artists 1929 production of  The Taming of the Shrew  based on the Garrick version  of the play (with additional  dialogue by Sam Taylor I)  starring Douglas Fairbanks  and a most unhappily cast  Mary Pickford, and the 1936  M.G.M. production by George  Cukor of Romeo and Juliette  starring Norma Shearer and  Leslie Howard which was  made at a cost of over  $2,000,000 and lost almost one  million dollars. Among more  recent productions, the Zef-  firelli Romeo and Juliette  and the Polanski Macbeth  have stirred up the most  interest, although Peter  Brook's production of King  Lear has received the most  critical acclaim. Both Zeffirel-  Dlsco dancers put on an exciting demonstration at  the Sunnycrest Mall last Saturday. The above  manoeuvres are not for beginners, obviously, but  they do show what's possible once the basics are  learned.  li and Polanski, neither of  whom -speak English as a  first language, choose to use  young performers in the leading roles. Except for the  scenes where the greatest  depths of characterization are  demanded, the casting of  adolescents in the roles of  Romeo and Juliette works  magnificently, and this is  undoubtedly a part of the  film's tremendous appeal.  A further  assessment of Zeffirelli's  Romeo and Juliette will  appear in next week's column.  Drop off your Coasl News  Classics at Campbell's  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  CARSANDTRUCKS  Rental ���Leasing  ���Also-  Domestic and  Industrial  Equipment  Seaside Rentals  885-2848  ��&   IT'S SALE   TIME   $*  ����� This is your chance to save on W  COATS   DRESSES  PANT SUITS  SPORTSWEAR  They're all  REDUCED 25% OR MORE.  Shop NOW at  Sunnycrest Centre  Trail Bay Centre  Gibsons Sechelt  Old Relic and Rene Levesque  By Maryanne West  What do Relic of Beachcombers fame and Rene  Levesque have in common?  Possibly very little except a  superficial similarity of build,  but in this week's episode of  The Beachcombers (channels  2 and 6 Sunday at 7:00 p.m.),  Relic gives up his usual role  of bad guy to impersonate the  Premier of Quebec. All in a  good cause of course. Added  to that superficial similarity is  the ability of the skilled actor  to reproduce mannerisms  which are far more recognizable than just a facial likeness.  Maybe it was that superficial likeness which gave  Graham Crowell an idea for  the ingenuous plot of this  story for which he wrote the  script. Graham, who has  worked with the Beachcomber  crew for a number of years as  a lighting assistant will also  have had the opportunity to  watch Robert Clothier's  ability to move with apparent  ease from one character to  another.  Paradoxically one of the  strengths of the Beachcombers ��� the development  of a style or format which  involves a problem ��� which is  initially worsened by the well-  meaning efforts of the regulars but eventually solved by  their persistence, is also its  weakness. It tends to cement  the actors into stereotypes  rather than real people ���  so that there is a sameness  which eventually becomes  boring.  Graham's script, it seems to  me, while keeping within the  prescribed framework introduces a whole new dimension  to The Beachcombers. Involving Molly's Reach "family" with real-life politicians,  Rene Levesque and Pierre  Trudeau, gives them an authenticity they too often lack.  This time they too are real  people rather than just T.V.  actors hamming it up in a  phony situation.  It's still a story which the  kids will enjoy with the usual  highjinks and people overboard, but for all its zany  comedy it is also a show which  will delight the more sophisticated as it manages to send up  the media, the R.C.M.P.  and the Special Branch.  No one would expect a  Special Branch detective of  the generous proportions of  Franz Russell to come to a  small community like Gibsons  Landing and not attract the  attention and curiosity of the  locals. He sticks out like a  sunflower against a tarred  fence or a leopard without  his spots. Naturally Nick  jumps to a wrong conclusion  and his well-intentioned and  determined efforts to head  off calamity make for a very  funny show.  Graham Crowell hails  from Pictou, Nova Scotia,  but he has been involved in  theatre and film on the West  Coast for some years, co-  producing and directing  films with independent film  makers; writing, acting and  directing for Metro Theatre  Company. Invaluable experience when it comes to writing  plays and television scripts.  He is the first of the Beachcombers crew to have a script  accepted for production and  everyone on the set was  excited and enthusiastic about  it. It's a script which provided a challenge for everyone, involving the largest  cast for one production used  last summer ��� twenty-five  speaking parts plus extras ���  everyone put forth that extra  effort. There's no doubt  Robert Clothier relished his  role of portraying the chainsmoking politician, or that  Ilona Herman enjoyed using  all her skills ih make-up to  facilitate the illusion. For  everyone it presented a  welcome change from the predicaments which usually  face the Beachcombers and  which inevitably with repetition become increasingly  phony. This story, though  obviously imaginary has that  exciting ring of the possible.  An added bonus for local  viewers ��� playing the part of  the Village reporter covering  Rene Levcsque's trip is Gibsons resident, Frank Braithwaite. He's the one who is  continually being hustled by  the pushy reporters from  those big eastern outlets.  More School Board  School Board business  last Thursday night was curtailed because of the time  spent in discussing the  Education Committees'  recommendations. A request  for transfer to classroom  teaching effective September  1 from Chatelech Principal  Roly Hawes was approved.  Secretary-Treasurer Mills informed the Board that the  proposed change in name  of the School District from  School District #46 (Sechelt)  to School District #46 (Sunshine Coast) was acceptable  to the Ministry. This could be  effected by a resolution of  the Board either for the end of  the school year or the end of  the calendar year.  Finally, Trustee Hodgins  presented a brief from the  Bowen Island Community  School Association and the  Bowen Island Recreation  Commission requesting a  Co-ordinator on a half-time  basis for the Bowen Island  Community School which is  due to be completed in September of this year. This was  done in the form of a notice  of motion, and Trustee Hodgins hopes that the matter will  be voted upon at the regular  business meeting of January  25.  If approved, the Coordinator's salary would be  the joint responsibility of the  Board of School Trustees and  the Bowen Island Recreation  Commission through the  Greater Vancouver Regional  District. He asked that the  matter be discussed early in  the agenda since he anticipates attendance by people  from the Bowen Island community who will need to set  off reasonably early in order  to get back lo their homes  that night.  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE COST LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS- PRE ARRANGEMENTS  886-9551 "SBT  D. A. Devlin  Director  Let Us  Put Meat In  Your Freezer  SHOP TALK  By Bill Edney  Buying Freezer beef today is a  costly Investment. Therefore It  is unwise to buy from an unknown or unproven source. We  guarantee satisfaction or money  refunded.  A C.B.C. programme, Sunday  A.M., January 14, re-Iterates  what we have always said:  1. Unless it is hard frozen  quickly, the meat can crystallize and be unpalatable.  2. It may not be economical  unless all of the cuts can be  satisfactorily consumed. In  other words, you may get cuts  you do not usually use.  We will be happy to help you in  your choice whether fronts,  hinds or sides, according to your  requirements, and will work out  a good balance of cuts for you.  KEN'S  GOWER POINT RD., GIBSONS  WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS -  LUCKY DOLLAR   FOODS LTD.  Free Delivery  lo the Wharf  886-2257 Coast News, January 16,1979.  Native Environmental Studies  More on Deserted Bay  ByAllan J.Crane  Perhaps one of the best  measures of the successes and  shortcomings of the Native  Environmental Studies project can be found in the reactions of the students. The  Coast News has received permission from the students and  lhc staff of the programme to  publish some of these reactions as expressed in essays  assigned to the students in the  second week of December in  which they were asked to say  u hat they thought of the project. One essay will be reproduced in full in this issue of  the Coast News, and another  will appear in next week's  newspaper. Excerpts from  other essays will appear in  both issues.  Thc Coast News has contacted Ihe parents of several  uf the students taking part in  this first semester of the programme, and their reactions  hav been universally enthusiastic. Some parents felt that  the programme had changed  their son's or daughter's  whole attitude towards life,  and  every parent  contacted  For all your Carpets  roosheen  '^roet Cleans  felt that the students were  getting a great deal out of the  programme. Vi Jackson of the  Sechelt Indian Reserve  proudly pointed to a painted  whale which her daughter  Sherry had made, and several  parents spoke of gifts of carvings and paintings which their  sons and daughters had made  for Christmas presents.  "The best thing that ever  happened to him," declared  Ray Potter of Pender Harbour speaking of the effect  which the programme was  having on his son Noel. Mr.  Potter also said that Noel had  made really good friends with  one or two of the Native students, and he spoke of the  broadening effect which the  programme was having for the  students participating. He  noted that the programme was  costly but said it was necessary and he spoke of the priceless benefits gained from the  understanding which has  developed between the Native  and non-Native students.  Speaking for himself, Noel  says in his essay: "I really  think I have learned more up  here in one semester than I  have in my ten years in the  regular school....I got a lot out  of the first aid, canoeing and  the Coast Guard courses. I  have a troup of sea scouts, so  this will come in handy for  teaching them."  Bruce Richardson is the  other student from Pender  Harbour. He says: "One thing  I'd like to see is the programme more oriented to the  other schools. I am way  behind in my math compared  to Pender Harbour Secondary  School. I would like to see  DRVClERninC  Semite  Peninsula  Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best I 886-2200  more Indian culture taught up  here and a little more on the  environment....To sum it all  up, I have spent a very  enjoyable semester up here so  far and am sure the rest of it  will be as enjoyable."  The concern expressed by  Bruce was echoed by one or  two other students who  thought that the programme  might adversely effect their  academic progress. Another  student wrote: "I'm worried  about going back to Elphie.  Everything is so different  now, because of here and the  fact that there is a new  principal."  In addition to the students  from Pender Harbour, there  are five from Chatelech Junior  Secondary School: Sherry  Jackson, Nancy Joe, Guy  Paetkau, Mike Vertanen and  Stephanie Reid; and thirteen  from Elphinstone Secondary  School: Naomi Nygren, Theresa Godbur, Laura-Lee  Hawkin, Neil Nielson, Jeff  Birken, Naida August, Edith  Dixon, Shelly Robinson,  Lavonne Rudolph, Darren  Dixon, Ian - Dixon, Rocky  Joe and Mike Frankland.  A number of these have  expressed other unfavourable reactions along with their  overwhelmingly favourable  comments. Guy Paetkau sees  the facilities as overcrowded:  "We don't get enough time  by ourselves. Lots of people  are too crammed together so  they get in very bad moods  which sets everyone off.''  Several students comment  on the boredom of the journey  to and from Tsoh-nye and  Mike Vertanen expresses this  most eloquently: "The most  boring, terribly tedious, everlasting thing is getting up and  down to N.E.S. It is so slow  although I know there is no  cheaper way of getting up  there."  Some of these students  feel that the programme  would be improved if it were  to be scheduled so that ten  days were spent there with  four days off following, but  Mike Vertanen would be unlikely to agree, for he also  says: "What I have to complain about up here is not the  cooking, not the lack of normal  school work, but the conditions we have to learn to live  with such as being away from  A TRUE  ADVENTURE FILM  to HAWAII from VANCOUVER  by Dugout Canoe  Magnificent  Historical  Educational  THEV  OREIUM  PERSONALLY PRESENTED BY GEORDIE TOCHER  January 19,7:30 p.m.  Gibsons Landing  Elphinstone school   Gym   Tickets $3.00 adults $2.00 students, $1.00 senior citizens  January 20,7:30 p.m.  Pender Harbour  Senior Secondary School  home, not seeing your parents  in five days a week and having  to lose time on home projects." He concludes, however: "This year in N.E.S.,  I'd have to say, is one of the  greatest, and I hope I can  come here again some time."  Like Bruce Richardson,  Lavonne Rudolph thinks  insufficient Indian culture is  taught: "I liked learning about  the Indian culture, but I  think we could have learned a  bit more about their old ways.  The white and non-white relationship is going well, and I  think the school could keep on  going very successfully.''  Naida August sees the  insufficiency rather differently: "I think we need  more resource people like  Mary Jane Jackson for example. She does basket weaving.  Johnny Louie makes canoes  and does painting and carving. My mother makes Indian  sweaters."  Clarence Joe Senior, who  has been appointed Curriculum Co-ordinator for the Sechelt Indian Band Council,  told the Coast News that the  situation with regard to resource people would be improved. He pointed out the  fact that the people mentioned  in the last article had been  taken from an old list and that  for various reasons several  of them would not be able to  act as resource people. His  sister-in-law, Ethel Julian, for  example, is badly afflicted  with arthritis. Many of the  resource people are old and  cannot undertake the journey  to Tsoh-nye during the severe  weather. It is partly for this  reason that the present  group of students has spent a  couple of weeks in the portable at Chatelech, thus enabling them to spend time with  resource people at the Sechelt  Indian Reserve.  This article will conclude  with Darren Dixon's essay,  and the final installment of  students' reactions will appear  in next week's paper.  The first thing I like about  the programme is calling the  teachers by their first names.  Getting along with your room  partner is good for you,  because you get along with  each other every day.  After breakfast we have an  hour to relax. This is good  because you have enough time  to do your homework. I like  the English and Math classes  being an hour long, because  we always have something  else planned before the day  is over. When lunch is over,  we always have four or more  activities to choose from.  That's good because most of  them are very interesting.  Woodwork, carving and canoeing are the most interesting to me. When I was watching some of the other people  carve I noticed that they took  it very seriously.  The one thing I was very  disappointed in, was that our  Social Studies class did not  get a chance to study the Sechelt Nation's history. I also  wanted to try looking for  artifacts, by doing it the right  way.  When we went for supper,  Paq Lake lies shrouded In mist and deserted after the recent thaw turned the ice to slush  Pender Harbour Clinic Controversy  Continued from Page One  be forgotten. Logan elaborated slightly on the Board's  decision to release the nurse,  pointing out that she "was  not fired. She was only on a  probationary appointment and  this was not taken up at the  end of the six-month period."  Board member Billy Griffith  added that the probationary  period is "standard Board  policy and applies to all  clinic staff. It's as much for  their use as ours." As to reasons for the release, Griffith  mentioned "personality conflicts" and said nurse Anderson was "maybe a bit headstrong," but added there  was no complaint on her nursing abilities. He said the  decision to release her was  taken by a majority of the full  clinic Board. Logan confirmed  this and said he voted in favour of the decision.  "There were a lot of little  reasons," Logan said, "most-  everybody got along with  each other, without pushing  each other around, while  getting their food. It's better  up Jervis than going to Elphie  or Chatelech because at those  schools you don't do carving,  fishing, hiking, camping,  making prawn traps, watching the salmon spawn or go to  small beach parties, look at  the Indian paintings, fix the  generators, or chase the bears  away when they come around  the school. What more can  you ask for?  If I had another chance to  go there, I would go with no  hesitation. And the scenery  and the view make a good  location for the school. The  worst thing about it, is going  up to the school with a noisy  boat but it is very dependable.  When you eat up there  everything is a plateful.  The cooking isn't that bad,  and sometimes we get really  good meals.  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Rev.T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechelt: 9:00a.m.Our Lady of  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holv Familv Church  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11 :()(>  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study Wednesday    7:30  Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated with thc  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  9:30a.m. -St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.ni. -Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH���DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.. 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sal.. II a.m  St.John's United Church  Davis Bav  Pastor C.Driebera  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 - 11:00 a.m.  Revival - 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  ly in the interpersonal relations area amongst the clinic  staff. There was no complaint  on her nursing ability."  Logan hinted that one reason for the decision was that  Dr. Estey had firm requirements for the sort of nurse  he would like to work with and  nurse Anderson may not have  fit these requirements. According to an unofficial report Estey "wasn't in the  clinic ten minutes before he  and the nurse had a disagreement".  Logan said that one of the  things Dr. Estey plans to do  at the outset is prepare a  "practice manual" laying  out each staff member's  responsibility in clear terms.  This will prevent any repeat  of the past authority disputes between staff. Estey  is said to favour a married  nurse with a stable place in  the community and long-  term dedication to the clinic.  He also wants someone who  will realize that she is in a  subordinate position on the  medical staff and not compete  with the authority of the doctor or the clinic Board.  According to Logan, former receptionist medical-  clerk Norma Clarke told the  Board when she quit it was  because of conflict with nurse  Anderson. Logan said the  Board had been depending on  Clarke because of her medical  experience and losing her  "was a shock". Other Board  members said that with the  current medical staff use of  the clinic has dropped from as  much as thirty-five patients a  day to as low as six patients  a day. The doctor has been  coming in at 1:30 p.m. and  refusing to see more than  one patient per half hour until  the five o'clock closing time  regardless of how many were  waiting. This effectively  limited the use of the clinic  to less than ten patients a  day, Logan said, "The clinic  just can't survive on six or  however   that   he   had   to and ethically I don't feel it  "condemn the action of the is," she said,  nurse in taking the issue to So far all Anderson has  the  public.  This was  most gained   for   her   efforts   is  unprofessional and could be termination two weeks earlier  indicative   of   the   kind   of than planned. On Friday the  reasons she was let go." clinic's Executive Committee  In   a   press   release   last acted to relieve her from her  week Anderson was quoted as job immediately instead of at  having said, "if the decision the end of January,  of the Board deprives the com- Dr. Judi Hayward said the  munity of my services, and action of the nurse and her-  thus continuity of the medical self  in   publicizing  internal  staff, it will be both your loss staff problems "would prob-  as well as mine." Contacted ably   be   unprofessional   in  Sunday    Anderson    denied other circumstances," but in  seeking publicity, saying she her opinion was not in the  had merely entertained  the present case. The reason she  reporter's questions after the gave   for   this   was   that,  reporter had taken the initia- "people have a right to know  tive. She said she had also what is going on and < they  discussed   the   matter   with weren't   finding   out   dther-  patients during examinations, wise."   Dr.   Hayward  'said  but only after they had ini- that  although  she  felt', the  tiated discussion. nurse had not been treated  Anderson said she had fairly she could not fault the  taken her complaint with the Board for the way it had re-  Board to the Labour Relations leased her from her own  Board but was told she did position. She said she was not  not have a case under labour on permanent staff and  law. had understood that she would  "Legally it appears the clin- be needed only until a perma-  ic is in the right, but morally nent doctor was found.  Gibsons Auxiliary  By Marie Trainor  Twenty-nine members and  two visitors of the Gibsons  Auxiliary to St. Mary's  Hospital, Sechelt, met Wednesday, January 10 for a  12:30 luncheon meeting at  Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs.  Verna Temoin, the area representative for the Lower  Mainland of the B.C.A.H.A.,  came from Delta to install  our 1979 officers. She was  We catered nine dinners for  the Gibsons Lions and one  for the C.N.I.B. Eleven volunteers worked 169'/i hours in  the Extended Care Unit.  These volunteers hosted two  birthday parties and helped  with the annual Christmas  party. Six volunteers worked  209 hours in physiotherapy,  and fifteen volunteers spent  228 hours in the Gift Shop  and taking around the shopping cart. We made a sizeable contribution to the hos-  accompanied by her sister, _^^__^_^_^  Mrs. Irene Thomas. After a pital through the Co-ordina-  delightful luncheon, co-hosted   ting Council of the six auxilia-  by Isabel Leech and Pearl  Dove, we viewed a film from  the Heart Foundation.  "Countdown" was thought  stirring,   to  say   the   least.  ries. From our Memorial Fund  we bought a swag lamp and  cuckoo clock for the E.C.U.  lounge.  The candle-  Mrs. Jean Longley, of our lighting ceremony was very  auxiliary, is chairman for the moving and impressive as the  village   of  Gibsons.   Please   new officers vowed to do their  seven patients a day and this   watch for the Heart display   best to live up to their respon  .....��Ua��..vnftlumaHaa " .��_!_..   a.   ik.   _~ll      Cl.a....       _!!_!,!.!        a    *a._ ���  was the crux of the matter.  Harrison said that while  he won't comment on the  reasons for the Board's action it was "a necessary and  unavoidable move to cure the  clinic's problems once and for  all and prepare the way for a  period of secure and trouble-  free   growth".    He   added  coming to the mall, Friday,  January 26. Heart week will  be February 14 to 24. Help  your heart and give.  Both monthly and annual  reports were given. It is im-  sibilities, and the members  promised to faithfully support  the executive. Publicity-  Marie Trainor, Secretary-  Pearl Dove, Treasurer-  Marge  Langdale,   1st  Vice-  possible to count all the hours President���Ida Leslie, 2nd  spent working in and for the Vice-President���Stella Mor-  hospital, particularly with row, President���Joan B.Rig-  respect to the Thrift Shop. by.  Notice to Ford Pick Up Owners  We have the proper facilities installed to1  do a complete alignment on your vehicle  (caster, camber, toe-in). We also specialize in brake jobs (disc or drum).  OUSTKL Tl  TIRE & SUSPENSION CENTRE  886-2700  1 Mile West of Gibsons On Hwy 101 ^-^ Coast News, January 16,1979  7.  Adventurer Geordie Tocher will personally present  the film of his epic Journey by dugout canoe from  Vancouver to Hawaii. The Orenda was Tocher's  second canoe. The first one was wrecked In a storm  off San Francisco during his first attempt.  Harmony Hall  By Helen Raby  The first meeting of the  New Year of Branch #38,  O.A.P.O., was held on January 8. This had been unavoidably delayed owing to the  first Monday of the month  coming on January 1. Consequently attendance was not  as large as usual.  We were sorry to hear of the  passing of Mr. Jim Manton.  Our condolences and sympathy are extended to his wife  Olive and family.  Our New Year's Eve party  was a grand affair due mostly  to the efforts of Mr. Bill Mal-  yea, who provided the music  and also acted as a gracious  Master of Ceremonies. Nowhere on the Peninsula could  anyone have found a happier  group. We celebrated the  coming of 1979 with enthusiasm. Thank you, Bill.  The annual reports for 1978  were very encouraging. I  hope we can do as well this  year. The month of May was  chosen tentatively for our  Spring Tea. We still require a  Variety  OELI  and  HEALTH FOODS  We are not a  Supermarket but  our Health Food  prices are the  BEST IN TOWN!  686-2936  i^Gibsons Harbour,  convenor for this event, but  hope to settle all the details at  our next meeting.  The seniors at Sechelt have  invited the carpet bowlers for  a return match on February  12 at 1 p.m. Arrangements  are now being made for  those who require transportation.  Congratulations are in order  for Mr. and Mrs. Charles  Strom who will celebrate their  fiftieth wedding anniversary  on January 13. Our members  wish you both many more  years of happiness.  The annual Valentine Party  under the auspices of the  ladies of the Canadian Legion,  will be held on February 10  at the Legion Hall. Tickets are  available from Mrs. Irene  Bushfield on Wednesday  afternoons at Harmony Hall.  Gibsons  Council  continued from page one  mayor and Council to initiate  action for final approval to  proceed with the entire project. Council will await the  return of Alderman Trainor  from a trip to Ontario and a  further report from him and  his Marina Committee before  a moving on to the public meetings stage and to the referendum. Enquiry has yet to  be made on what grants are  > available from provincial  as well as what has already  appeared to be available from  federal agencies. Victoria  Engineering estimates the  cost to Gibsons, if there is no  provincial aid, to not exceed  $780,000.  While sorting out the legalities of carrying regional water  in its lines for District service  to North Road, the Village has  found that its 1943 certificate  is now out of date. The Village is now requested, for a  fee of $10, to apply for an  amended Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity which will entitle the Village to supply water to users  resident outside its boundaries.  Gleanings irom committee  reports show, for instance, the  apparent need for inspection  of wood-burning stove installations to ensure fire safety  standards. Faulty installation  can jeopardize fire insurance  coverage, Council has been  told. Alderman Marshal commended Works Supervisor  Ron Weber for extra care and  attention given to road work  and water service during the  cold snap. The building inspector will take on the administration of R.R.A.P. in  Gibsons following the resignation of James Nuotio.  January 15 Council representatives will meet with the  Raquetball Club to discuss  details of a site for a club  building.  There are two corrections  to make to our report of the  proposed School Board  offices move. Rent paid for the  present premises, Roy Mills  reminds us, is not an expense  shared by the Ministry of  Education, whereas costs of  setting up and operating a  School Board-owned office  are.  k "$h�� earth u  / and mankind^  }C  itscitiW^v:  Public Meetings:  8 p.m. Jan., 20, 21,  27,28  at the Ripper home, 886-2078.  Invitations will be presented  at your door.  Baha'i  Bird watchers in formative meeting  By John Hind Smith  If even a little of the enthusiasm of Wayne Diakow and  his visitors, Ervio Sian who is  a bird photographer and John  Toochin from the Vancouver  Natural Historical Society  Birding Section, brushed off  onto their audience on Thursday night, they've got themselves a winner. I didn't  count the heads but would  estimate there were forty-plus  and that's a pretty good turn  out for anything like that on  the Sunshine Coast.  I guess this was a meeting  of the Sechelt Marsh Society  and the idea was to introduce  members into the joys of bird  watching (birds of the feathered variety, that is). Wayne  hopes to get enough people  interested to carry out the first  project which could be to do  a check on bird populations  and varieties on the Sunshine  Coast. He suggested that people might be surprised at  the results of a check and that  the chances of finding examples of the rarer birds visiting B.C. were pretty high;  for example: the spoonbilled  sandpiper which stirred up a  great deal of excitement this  last summer. Field trips on  this coast and overseas (the  lower mainland and Vancouver Island) are in the planning stage and one which rather intrigued me was a night  trip which would be primarily  aimed at owls in the area.  Mr. Ervio Sian is a bird  photographer par excellence  and is at present engaged in  the process of illustrating a  book which will be entitled  Birds of B.C. He gave us a  little presentation of some of  his slides and answered  questions on the technicalities of taking these beautiful pictures. It is obviously a  very expensive business  where equipment is concerned  but this should not deter the  amateur from trying his hand.  One needs something a little  better than a Kodak Brownie  box camera but it takes  patience, skill and more than  a little luck to achieve results  like those of Mr. Sian.  The subject of recordings,  sightings, and check lists  was dealt with by Mr. John  Toochin who is obviously a  very enthusiastic birder and  is very adept at passing that  enthusiasm along to his audience. I am sure he could have  talked much longer on his  subject but ferry schedules,  etc., limited the time available. He suggested that check  lists of birds seen over here  should be started and that the  place seen, the species, the  date and time seen, plus a  description of the bird and  numbers seen should be recorded. He also suggested  that the annual Christmas bird  count should be done over  here. This is already done on  the Lower Mainland and on  Vancouver Island.  Wayne mentioned that a  couple of what were thought  to be trumpeter swans had  been seen recently in Pender  Harbour and that a rare acorn  woodpecker had been seen  over here last year but no  credit was given because  no one took a picture or shot  it to prove that it has been  here. I hope shooting is not a  recognized means of identifying a rare bird in the field of  ornithology I  For people who like statistics we were told that there  were 422 species of birds in  B.C.fup to 197T) and that 280  of these breed in the province.  In the Vancouver area, and I  guess we would be included  in that, 238 species are  common and a further 89  seen not too often. I am sure  we have our share over here  but as no official check has  ever been made, the results  would be very interesting.  All in all, I think the introductory meeting was a great  success and I for one am looking forward to the next one  on February 1, same time,  same place and it looks as  though we can look forward  to some very interesting stuff  over the next few months.  ASK ABOUT  pott iGTiW wflBiwvro;  ADVANTAGE  at two-month intervals. The interest rate is  only 15% per annum.  Available to ALL vehicle owners  Autoplan's "Protection Plus" policy is  available to all vehicle owners, regardless of  driving record or claims history. It should  be noted that any indebtedness to the  Corporation must be resolved before  renewal.  And more  Check the 1979 "All about Autoplan"  booklet. It provides concise information on  most aspects of Autoplan. Pick up a copy  from your agent when you renew.  One company, One cheque  Combine your Basic insurance with your  Optional insurance at the same time.  Autoplan offers both in a neat, simple  "Protection Plus" policy - one cheque  does it!  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You pay 30%  down and the balance in three installments  The deadline for renewingyour Basic Autoplan Insurance is February 28th, 1979.  ��� INSURANCE  CORPORATION  OFBRniSHOOUJrVIBU  s  One company/One cheque  s  One stop, easy claim  handling Province-wide  s  Safe driving vehicle discounts  s  Choice of deductibles  s  Easy financing  s  And more  Motor Vehicle Agent 885-3744  LOCATED IN  Sunshine Coast  Credit Union  Cowrie Street, Sechelt       885-3744  COMPLETE SERVICE NEW OR RENEWAL MMMP^H  8.  Coast News, January 16,1979.  Strikes and spares  B> Bud Mulcaster  No 300 games in the Classic  league lasl week. Ken Skytte  had high four with 1019.  In Ihe Tuesday Coffee  league Nora Solinsky rolled a  .112 single and an 800 even  triple. In the Gibsons 'A'  league Darlene Maxfield  rolled a 312 single and Alice  Smith a 314 single and 712  for Ihree. Bob Ford just  missed a 300 with a 295���778  night.  In the Wednesday Coffee  league, Barb Rezansoff had  ,i headpin in thc wrong spot  .mil just missed a 400 game.  Barb had eight strikes in a  row and wound up with a  dandy 377 game. Susan Un-  erwood rolled a 302 single and  Bonnie McConnell had a  good night's sleep and came  up with games of 281-281-  277 lor a three-game total of  839.  Orbita deLos Santos rolled  a 346 single in the Phuntastique league and Rod Powell  also jusl missed a 300 with a  297-730 score in the Legion  league.  Good games in all leagues;  we just get better and better.  Highest scores: Classic:  Dianne Fitchell 293-925; Bonnie McConnell 245-943; Don  Slack 273-990; Ken Skytte  266-1019; Tuesday Coffee:  F.dna Bowdcn 246-644; Pam  McAullav 275-677; Nora  Solinsky 312-800; Swingers:  Alice Smith 263-659; Phil  Fletcher 190-557; Hugh Inglis 233-600; Gibsons 'A':  Darlene Maxfield 312-679;  Alice Smith 314-712; Terry  Cormons 249-708; Lorne  Christie 270-719; Bob Ford  296-778; Wednesday Cof.  fee: Darlene Maxfield 246-  667; Susan  Underwood 302-  Coast Insulation Co.  itSti*��207  677; Gwen McConnell 270-  734; Barb Rezansoff 377-  760; Bonnie McConnell 281-  839; Wednesday 1:00 p.m.:  Sue Whiting 246-649; June  Frandsen 288-710; Ball &  Chain: Gloria Tourigney  240-615; Ken Skytte 266-  687; Phuntastique: Willie  Buckmaster 250-668; Lana  Mitzel 235-673; Orbita deLos  Santos 346-713; Jim Middle-  ton 278-730; Legion: Pearl  Pauloski 271-704; Rod Powell  297-730; Y.B.C.Bantams:  Shari Maxfield 219-329;  Andy Solinsky 193-349;  Seniors: Gwen McConnell  226-606: Mike Maxfield.  Aerobic  For people who like to  dance, enjoy learning choreographed routines, and want to  get a good workout, aerobic  dance should just about take  care of you. This easy, pleasant and interesting combination of exercise and dance  patterns set to lively and  happy music that really makes  you want to move is not only  fun and easily enjoyed by  women of all ages, but it is  also a particularly beneficial  workout for the heart and  lungs as well as a good general exercise for all other  parts of the body, limbering  joints and stretching, toning  and firming muscles of the  legs, arms and torso. For  women who have taken a class  before and have learned the  "Have Fun, Keep Fit"  record, there is now a second  record of new dances, which  includes some disco and  modern dance steps, and more  dances will be added as time  goes by to keep up the variety.  For those who have seen  aerobic dance demonstrations  and think it might be too  fast for them, remember that  the idea is to start out slowly,  dancing with only as much  energy and for as long as is  comfortable for you, and  gradually building up so that  you can do all the dances  without stopping. The first  class ever held here on the  coast had not one member  who wasn't a grandmother���  and they loved it I  Aerobic Dance classes  will begin the week of January  15, will cost $8.00 for ten  sessions or $1.00 per class,  and will be held as follows:  Gibsons: Tuesday 9:45���  10:30 a.m., Cedar Grove Ele.  Gym; Thursday, 8:15���9:15  p.m., Gibsons Elem. Gym.  Roberts Creek: Beginners-  Monday 7:00���8:00 p.m.;  Advanced���Tuesday 7:00���  8:00 p.m., both in Roberts  Creek Elem. Gym.  Wilson Creek: Thursday  9:30���10:30 a.m., Wilson  Creek Community Hall.  Sechelt: Monday 6:45���7:45  p.m.(Beginners}) Thursday  6:45���7:45 p.m. (Advanced);  both in Chatelech Music Rm.  Pender Harbour: Thursday  7:30���9:00 p.m. Madeira  Park Elem.Gym; Friday  10:00-11:00 a.m., Pender  Harbour Community Hall.  Toward the Alexander Mackenzie Stone  Voyage of the Sea-Raker  -. Pip*,  *    a-i..  The water hazard at the golf course presented a  different kind of hazard during the recent cold  weather, but this Intrepid golfer takes it all In his  stride as he addresses his ball.  Minor Hockey  The 1979 portion of our  Sechelt Minor Hockey Association is back in full swing  after a break for the Christmas and New Year's holiday.  Congratulations are in order  to players, coaches and parents, and all concerned with  the Weldwood Clippers who  travelled to Burnaby over the  holidays to win that particular  tournament for the second  consecutive year. Good work,  boys11  This coming weekend two  more of our teams will be  travelling; Ernie Fallis, Dave  Gant and the Twin Creek  Peewees will be heading to  Hope for a Peewee tournament involving sixteen teams.  As well, our house league  Peewees on Legion 109 and  their coach Carl Kohuch will  be journeying to Powell River  to play a pair of exhibition  games on the weekend of  January 20 and 21. Good  luck to both these clubs I  Also coming up this weekend will be some exhibition  hockey at our own arena,  one game involving Gay  Klassen's Atom team, the  O.W.L. (Ocean Wholesale  Ltd.) will be playing a Surrey  Atom team Saturday evening,  probably around 7:00 p.m.,  as well as Sunday morning  at 9:00 a.m., on January 21.  On this same Saturday and  Sunday, Powell River is sending down a Peewee house  team to play our Trail Bay  Sports (T.B.S.) team Saturday at 2:45 while the same  Powell River team will play  our Standard Oilers Sunday at  10:30. Also best of luck to  all of these teams.  A schedule of games for the  weekend of January 18���21  follows:  Thursday, Jan. 18 7:15���  8:45 p.m. Rangers vs A's;  Saturday, Jan. 20: 10:30���  11:30 practice���Sabres &  Kin-ucks; 11:45���1:00 p.m.  T&T vs Elphinstone; 1:15���  2:30 p.m. G.T.'s vs Aces;  2:45-4:15 p.m. 'Exhibition  Powell River vs T.B.S.;  6:30 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. ���Exhibition Surrey vs O.W.L.;  Sunday, Jan. 21: 7:45���8  Sunday, Jan. 21: 7:45���8:45  practice, Kin-ucks & 140's;  9:00���10:20 Exhibition  O.W.L. vs Surrey; 10:30���  12:00 p.m. *Exhibition  Powell River vs Oilers;  12:15���1:30 p.m. Clippers vs  140-23's; 6:30 practice, Sabres  & Elphi; 7:30 practice,  Glass* Flyers.  Soccer  Soccer by J. & Co.  Claude John: in memoriam.  GARDEN  BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  AQD40/280.  Compact 130 horsepower.  Diesel economy.  VOLVO  PENTA  *2  meTCrui/e?  883-2792 or evenings   883���2602  7 Days a Week  IMMEDIATE REPAIR SERVICE  Sinclair Bay Rd. Garden Bay  By Bruce Woodsworth  Part VII   As Sea Raker followed  Tajow out into Queen Charlotte Strait, it took Sylvia and  myself only a few minutes to  comment on how restive our  cabin cruiser had suddenly  become.  Boats are generally referred to as 'she', but 'he'  seemed to suit ours better.  No longer was he a patient,  plodding, puller of the plow,  but in some mysterious way  had been transformed into a  high-spirited stallion that had  Boats are generally referred to as 'she', but 'he'  seemed to suit ours better.  No longer was he a patient,  plodding, puller of the plow,  but in some mysterious way he  had been transformed into a  high-spirited stallion that had  just consumed a small box full  of oats for good measure. Besides, he seemed to have  learned the trick of slipping  his bit and bridle. Net result?  As free as the wind I  Sea Raker was finally living  up to his name. As our pro-  pellor rose out of the green  depths and hit thin air at the  lop of an enormous crest, our  stallion seemed to give a full-  length shudder which shook  him from bow to stern.  Uttering a sibilant whistle up  front, he kicked up his heels  and away down a long green  slope he galloped, all outl  Trying to guide this beast  by turning the wheel was  useless. Thinking about Stephen Leacock's humorous  story of the sailor who leaped  into the saddle and galloped  off ��� simultaneously ��� in  four directions, didn't seem to  help at all....I squinted upwards to the top of the cabin  window to see where Tajow  was taking Chuck and Jo  Williams, but couldn't see  them at all ��� nothing but a  watery wall of transluscent  green sea. In alarm, 1 swung  the wheel as our stallion hit  the bottom of an enormous  slow-moving trough. He  responded, and instead of  hitting the next green mountain slope head on, we angled  up it some thirty degrees off  centre, slick as a whistlel  Dead ahead some three  cables' lengths (1800 ft.)  appeared the tops of two small  white masts, followed rapidly  by two blue horizontal sail  covers and the orange plastic  tarp Chuck had rigged over his  open "wheelhouse", to keep  off sun and rain (but not  wind...). His thirty-seven foot  white hull was visible momentarily, only to tilt forward and  pitch downwards into the side  of the next green swell.  This was the life ��� a gigantic slow-and-swift-moving  carousel ��� which at times  reversed from horizontal to  vertical and then began to  act like a ferns wheel at the  P.N.E. as it slowly climbed to  its zenith.  Cabin boy Baku (pronounced BAW-KOO) temporarily forgot his duties  aboard ship. Placing his  front paws on one of the two  equipment boxes located  under each port and starboard side entrances at the  stern, he braced his hind  legs to keep from slipping on  the steeply-tilted hatch,  then peered intently down the  long green wall of water  stretching abeam. From the  pilot seat 1 shot a quick  glance at his face and saw  him blink twice, incredulous  of what he saw. His computer  mind seemed to have already  rejected the possibility of a  slow boat to China ��� via Davy  Jones' Locker! His head rose  cautious in unison with our  stallion's climb to the following crest and again he peered  intently ��� due west this time.  I jerked another glance at him  and fancied that I could read  his thoughts: "Too far to  China down to the sea bottom  and through the earth's axis.  Also too far to China swimming past the north end of  Vancouver Island. Think I'll  just stay Cabin Boy and leave  world politics alone.' Whereat  he promptly shifted to the  starboard side, reassured  when he discovered that the  Raynor Group, Browning  Islands, the Miller Group,  and Jeanette Islands were  each in turn less than a  mile away as we headed up  Richards Channel.  On display  at Garden Bay  Marine Services  We don't  horse around  It was twenty nautical miles  from the Lewis Rocks at the  entrance to Wells Passage  (where we hit Queen Charlotte Strait named, incidentally, after King George Ill's  wife) to the scores of islands  and islets composing the  Southgate Group. Much of  this time our skips head was  more westerly than northerly.  Sailing from Prince Rupert to  Skagway one's boat travels  375 miles N and 200 miles W.  But if sailing from Prince  Rupert to Anchorage one's  boat travels 420 miles N. to  780 miles W. And if flying  from Vancouver to Nome,  Alaska, one's plane would  travel only one mile N. for  every two miles W. Such are  the advantages of a Great  Circle Route for travel, lt is  also difficult for stay-at-homes  to realize that in travelling  west through 55 degress of  latitude (with a new time  zone every 15 degrees) one's  plane ��� or boat ��� would be  in the fifth zone after leaving  Vancouver. Pacific S.T.,  Yukon S.T., Alaska S.T. and  a couple more would put  Nome some four hours  behind Vancouver.  To be continued  Indoor tennis  So often learning tennis is  a frustrating and difficult  experience, for possibly  many reasons ��� unsound  teaching techniques, self-  imposed physical and mental  limitations, social pressures  and demands, the feeling of  lacking    co-ordination,    etc.  But perhaps all this can be  eliminated by first relating  to certain body movements  based on simple and continual  hand and foot patterns. Hopefully, in this Indoor Tennis  class, with a little luck and  perseverance on both our  parts, we will produce that  feeling of ease and grace so  often seen among good tennis  players. No longer worry  about hitting the ball out of  bounds, for in this course  there will be no boundaries,  only indoor gym walls. (That's  sure to add to moral support!)  The class will attend to the  needs of beginners as well as  advanced players and the addition of an occasional film or  sound track might prove  fruitful for the learning  experience, and at least  entertaining.  Bring your racquet ��� and  come even if you don't have  one ��� to any of the weekly  classes, held Wednesdays  from 8:30 until 10:00 p.m. in  Sechelt Elementary Gym  and Thursdays from 8:30 until  10:00 p.m. in Cedar Grove  Elementary Gym, beginning  January 24 and 25 respectively. The course fee is $8.00  for ten sessions, or $1.00 per  evening. For further information and/or to pre-register,  please call the Fitness and  Recreation Service at 885-  5440.  Gibsons rugby  Saturday at Elphinstone  Field Gibsons Rugby hosts  Trojans in a match deciding  the first half champion in the  Third Division. While not  quite Super Bowl Sunday, it  should be a better game,  weather permitting. Trojans  are undefeated with a tie  (against strong Meralomas)  and Gibsons is 9���1. In their  last meeting in the playoffs  last spring, Gibsons won in  an open, exciting game.  As well as being the last  and deciding game of the  1978 season, Saturday's  contest is the beginning of a  new season leading to the  playoffs in balmy April. If  you play rugby or would just  like a little contact in your  life, practices are Tuesday at  8 p.m. at Elphie High gym  and Thursdat at 6:30 at  Gibsons Elementary gym.  Moms and tots  at Wally's  When you saddle us  with your problems  0)11080?'  BB6-J139  All mothers are invited to  bring their little ones and join  in Moms' & Tots' exercise  and activity sessions designed  to be both enjoyable and beneficial for both of you. The  Fitness & Recreation Service  is offering classes in Gibsons  on Thursdays from 1:00���  2:30 p.m. in the United  Church Hall, in Sechelt on  Mondays and Thursdays from  9:00���10:00 a.m. in St. Hilda's Church Hall, and in Halfmoon Bay on Tuesday from  12:00���1:00 p.m. hopefully  in Welcome Beach Community Hall (call 885-5440  for confirmation), all beginning the week of January  15.  For Moms at the Gibsons  class there will be a warm-up,  limbering and stretching  exercises, aerobic dance,  yoga and relaxation exercises;  everything it takes for a good  general fitness programme.  For Tots there will be a chance  to do some aerobic dance, too,  plus there are toys, books,  play dough, other kids to play  with and a park nearby, with  all activities supervised.  The classes in Sechelt and  Halfmoon Bay are divided into  four segments, and Tots are  encouraged to take part in the  exercises along- with Mom.  First there are fifteen minutes  of limbering and warm-up  movements, followed by  fifteen minutes of Yoga exercises. Aerobic Dance comprises thc third part of Ihe  class, and finally there is a  tumbling session where Moms  help their youngsters learn the  co-ordination and muscle  control necessary lo master  basic tumbling movements.  These classes are open to  all women, with or without  children, and the fee is  $8.00 for ten sessions, or  $1,00 per class. Please call  885-5440 for more information  or to pre-register.  We handle   I.C.B.C. claims.  r*J^lk\fr*******************************A*\  <z\4  i��*x  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRE  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  886-9121  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Evenings Norm Peterson  886-2607 Coast News, January 16,1979  Exereise classes  Seagull is dispossessed of its rock by this great blue heron. Incident took place at  the end of Gower Point Road.  On speed and power  pay dearly for your fun? If  these drivers want real speed  and real exhilaration there's  nothing stopping them from  entering the drags at Mission,  and there's nothing preventing them from going skydiving or even taking a ride or  two on the roller coaster.  If these legalized rockets  remain on the market people  will continue to buy them and  continue to drive them too  fast. We can only hope that  the local authorities might  find some means of discouraging recklessness, especially in  populated areas such as  upper Gibsons where screeching tires and a hearty Hi-Ho  Silver are becoming all too  common.  When I was living in the  east end of Vancouver three  years ago, my roommate  bought a Trans-Am Firebird  equipped with a 455 cubic  inch engine. He received a  phone call from the Vancouver  police about a week after he  bought the car. The police  asked him to come to the station where along with thirty or  so owners of similar cars, he  watched some very graphic  and gruesome films of car  accidents and the remains of  the various tragedies. Several  people had to leave the room  and two of these were sick to  their stomach. My friend was  noticeably    affected.    What  the police had done was to  check with auto dealers in  order to find out who had  purchased muscle machines  so that they, through showing  these films, could take a  little of the macho out of the  men. Probably be a good idea  to repeat the process periodically, just in case some were  able to forget the brains they  had seen so vividly splattered on the road.  Many of us speed from time  to time. Sometimes we regret it and other times nothing  adverse happens. We fall  prey to over-confidence because accidents occur rarely.  Even the worst drivers arrive  at their destination ninety-  nine percent of the time without incident. But yes, it is that  one percent that is the killer.  How often have you come  within an inch of a car accident and driven away somewhat shaken, hands trembling  on the wheel, breath a little  short, heart thumping? The  real question is: How deeply  are we affected? Sure, we  drive more slowly for a while  and we ease through intersections which formerly would  not have commanded that  much respect from us. But after several outings with no unpleasant consequences, we  soon revert to old habits.  How quickly we all forget.  By Brace Robinson  Walking to my car the  other day in the parking lot  of Sunnycrest Mall, I was  ripped out of my normal mid-  morning stupor by what sounded like a 747 taking off beside  me. I was only partly wrong.  While the noise which rearranged my eardrums was  not caused by a 747, the  offending party was an automobile with what seemed to  be enough power to take off a  la Air Canada. The driver was  making the obligatory thunder  run through the main drag  after leaving one of the gas  stations.  Frankly, I am growing increasingly irritated with these  aspiring astronauts. Moreover, I am concerned that a  careless pedestrian or driver is  going to be the victim of these  heavenly notions.  Several years ago, Ralph  Nader argued on environmental grounds that eight cylinder  automobiles should be phased  out of production since they  pollute the air more substantially than do the smaller  six and four cylinder engines.  In stating his case, Nader  pointed out the impracticality  of owning a car which is capable of speeds more than twice  the speed limit posted on the  highways. Despite the validity of such claims, 1978 was  again a banner year for  luxury cars and muscle  machines. Somebody is not  listening or is arrogant enough  to ignore what seems indisputable. People are being sold  more horsepower than they  need and unfortunately, in  some cases, more than they  can control or choose to control.  Recently I was forced to  borrow a car in order to pick  up some parts for my Volkswagen van. The owner was not  able to go along so he gave  me fhe keys to his missile  with the warning to take it  easy or I would snap my  head off. I soon saw what he  meant. The accelerator was  somewhat more active in this  Chevy than the pedal in my  van. As soon as I touched it  I found myself looking straight  up at the roof of the car, not  clear whether I was still in  possession of my neck. After gaining my equilibrium  and becoming accustomed  to the discrepancies between  the Chevy and my van, 1  found myself quite liking this  excess of power. Even exhilarated. And I was speeding.  That, it seems to me, is the  danger. It's fun to drive  fast. Speed is an exhilarating  sensation. But why do it if  somebody is going to have to  r~~ 1  Pender pioneer dies  One of Pender Harbour's  oldest residents, Mrs. Martha  Warnock, died peacefully in  her sleep in St. Mary's Hospital last week. She was in her  eighties.  Mrs. Warnock moved with  her father and mother, Mr.  and Mrs. William Rouse,  from Ladysmith to Egmont on  July 4, 1909. After three  years in Egmont the family  moved to Bargain Harbour in  Pender Harbour.  Mrs Warnock married Martin Warnock in 1912 and after  a few years on float houses  the Warnocks took up residence in a house that Martin  built, also in Bargain Harbour.  Mrs. Warnock lived in that  house until her death last  week.  Mrs. Warnock is survived  by several sons and daughters.  Wildlife  The first general meeting  of the Gibsons Wildlife Club  for 1979 will take place on  Wednesday, January 17 at  7:30 p.m. at the Club on  Highway 101.  We hope to see you there to  discuss plans for the coming  year.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast Newt  Classifieds at Campbell'!  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  Coast Industries  Behind Peninsula Transport       886-9159  Firescreens  Wrought Iron &  Aluminum Railings  General Welding  Liquid Carbonic gases ��� Welding Rods  Put Your Favourite Picture  On A Button  75*  (Actual Size)  Drop your picture off at the Coast  News office along with your name and \  phone number and you will be called t  when It is ready.  Rates for clubs who wish 50's, 100's,  or 1,000's are also available.  In the case of single buttons  remember that the picture used will  be the one you bring in.  Wjac����.axa.at��.^aa.aa.>��������an<l���.������a-��������.>������l  ���IB&fa(KSgOBOt��3tMOBt>��OaPOOOO  If the thought has crossed  your mind that it might be  fun to try out some of the  moves that you've seen gymnasts performing, but you're  no longer a kid and you've  had no or very little training  at it, the opportunity is now  here to allow you to indulge  your whims. A Gymnastics  Class for adults, oriented  towards fun and relaxation,  Is being offered that will let  you limber up and tone musses at your own rate, then  try out the various pieces of  gym equipment to your  heart's content. (Pun not intended, but relevant.) From  stretching exercises to trampolines, rope climbs, and  weights, it's all there for you  to enjoy, and occasionally,  music and films will be added  to create an atmosphere  enabling one to realize feelings so often remembered as  a child, but so often forgotten as we grow older.  Adult Gymnastics classes  will be offered by the Fitness  and   Recreation   Service   in  Chatelech Gymnasium every  Wednesday from 6:30 until  8:00 p.m., beginning January  24, and in Cedar Grove Elementary Gym every Monday  and Thursday from 6:30 until  8:00 p.m., beginning January  22. For further information  about this class, or to pre-  register, please call 885-5440.  'SJ \ SUNSHINE  K/ KITCHENS  KITCHENS & BATHROOMS  FINE CABINET  tas-Mtt album  MOREL'S  Framing &  Construction Ltd.  "SPEC  HOUSES"  specializing in  CUSTOM HOME  BUILDING & FRAMING  886-2440  DID TOD SNOW?  (a) We are not an /.C.B.C. office but an agency  for the Village of Gibsons.  The office Is run on commission basis.  (b) Our New Hours:  Mon., Tues.. Wed.  8:30 a.m.���4:30 p.m.  Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m.���5:45 p.m.  Sat. 9.00 a.m. ���1:00 p.m.  Open through lunch hour every week  (c) We give out permits for:  (I) Oversize ��� overweight vehicles  (II) T.O.P. One way moves A-B  (III) T.T.D.P. ��� Permits for demonstrating and testing purposes  (lv) Restricted route permits for log  handling  (d) We Renew drivers' licences  ��  /.C.B.C. AUTOPLAN  New plates Issued this year ���  come In and get yours  MOTOR VEHICLE BRANCH  886-7913 Winn Rd., Gibsons  w  0MWIW IMt^WXMM^I^S^^  KX  .job*. mmmm  Mi  ���������  10.  Coast News, January 16,1979.  Trout farm  expanding  With the market for protein growing constantly,  Ron Smail of Madeira Park  plans to supply part of this  need by expanding his rainbow trout farm operation in  Pender Harbour.  The concept of this expansion, which will be adjacent to  Anderson Creek, has not met  with universal approval.  Several groups in the area  have expressed concern over  the outfall which will go into  the creek; however both the  Federal and Provincial Fisheries approved the concept,  and thc Pollution Control  Board have examined the  plans and lhc work done,  and given the operation a  clean slate.  Smail explained to the Coast  News that, after the water has  passed through the fish  ponds, it goes into a settling  lank where a large percentage  of the water sifts through  gravel and back into the  soil. The portion which is  transferred into Anderson  Creek is taken from the top  of the tank and is pure.  A fish farm is not simply a  matter of putting small fish  into a pond, feeding them  and then selling them when  they are large enough. The  most marketable size is from  nine inches to ten inches.  To get the fish to this size  with the maximum return, the  optimum    growth    rate    to  Gibsons Public  Library  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 2-4 p.m  'Thursday 2-4 &  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m  886-2130  weight increase has to be  estimated. This varies with  the temperature of the water.  Fish eat more and consequently gain weight faster  in warmer water. Another  variable is that a large fish  consumes more oxygen than  a smaller one, and therefore  the amount of fish and the  flow-through of water has to  be watched carefully.  Trout spawn for the first  time when they are approximately two and one-half  years old. By this time they  are over the commercial size,  so a special brood stock has  to be maintained. Ron plans  to stock the pools with some of  the fish from his other operation, plus a supply from  another commercial venture in  Mission.  Weather conditions permitting, he would like to continue his excavation on the  site within a month. Within  two months he hopes to have  a pilot stock in, and to begin  a study of them in order to  come up with a maximum  yield.  Hydro  fined  B.C.Hydro was fined $500  under the Pesticide Control  Act, at the Provincial Court in  Sechelt on Thursday, January  11.  The fine was levied under  the first of two counts, which  stated that Hydro was lacking  in its responsibility to affix  adequate warnings in its  storage of picloram at Clowholm Falls, between August  1 and September 15 of 1978.  The second count, in which  Hydro was accused of not  taking adequate protection  against unauthorized personnel entering the storage  area, was dismissed.  IJUST ARRIVED!  LARGE SHIPMENT OF NEW  PAPERBACK   AND HARDCOVER  BOOKS  For all Seasons and all Reasons  PAWKE5  book/ : QifI/: cord/  Sunnycrest Centre.Gibsons. B C  886-8013  CBC Radio  These are the fish tanks which have been approved       for Ron Smail's trout farm near Anderson Creek  Counselling for small enterprises  C.A.S.E. counselling is a  low-cost management guidance service used by many  businesses to help them improve their operations and  profitability.  Everyone can't be an expert in everything and many  people in business are inexperienced in one or more  management skills required  for good performance. This  lack, if it isn't supplied, can  result in the failure of a business.  It was for this reason that  the C.A.S.E. (Counselling  Assistance to Small Enterprises) Programme was  instituted ��� orginally in 1972  as a pilot project in Montreal  and Winnipeg. The success of  the Programme was soon  apparent and the Vancouver  Office (originally under the  auspices of the Federal  Department of Industry,  Trade and Commerce) was  opened officially on November  9,1973.  In addition to providing  specialized and general  counselling for existing businesses, assistance is also  offered to persons wanting  to purchase or get into their  own business. Specialized  skills in almost every field  of management and production are offered and supplied  by recently retired business  people anxious to share their  knowledge. The service is  provided at low cost as small  and medium-sized businesses  are  unable   to   afford   high  management consulting fees.  The counsellors are more  interested in assisting businesses than in being highly  paid for their advice.  Branches are located in  every province in Canada to  attack the root cause of small  business failures ��� lack of  management skills or inexperience of owner/managers.  In the latter part of 1975,  the Federal Government  decided to put the C.A.S.E.  Programme under the wing of  the Federal Business Development Bank's Management  Services Division. With the  wide facilities and cooperation of all branches of the  Bank, C.A.S.E. really expanded. Currently, the expertise  of 375 counsellors is available throughout B.C. alone.  The attached summary of  a C.A.S.E. project, recently  concluded, points out the  value of the counselling service.  For more information on  C.A.S.E., contact the nearest  office of the Federal Business  Development Bank.  C.A.S.E. Counselling  Project: analysis and recommendations on Internal controls to Improve Inadequate  profit margins.  A supplier of meat at both  the wholesale and retail levels  asked for counselling because  of unsatisfactory operating  results.  The Counsellor, assigned  has thirty-two years experience in the operation of self-  owned and cooperative stores  handling meats, groceries,  hardware, building supplies  and petroleum products.  Under the Counsellor's  guidance, the following aspects of store operation were  analyzed:  1. establishment   of   retail  prices  2. shrinkage  3. sales price mix  4. gross   margins   for   two  most recent fiscal years  An analysis was made of  cost control by the client and  the finding was generally good  with some over-expenditure  in the areas of advertising,  shop and office costs and  utilities. In addition, display  techniques were reviewed  and recommendations made to  improve them at no extra cost.  Recommendations were  also made in relation to  tightening up credit terms,  security, delegation of work,  development of a personalized  promotion programme and the  manner in which a presentation should be made to a lender for a supplementary working capital loan. In addition,  a Sales Budget was established, together with a Cash  Flow Forecast.  Pricing of products at both  the retail and wholesale  level was analyzed and, in  conjunction with the above  recommendations, was increased to the proper level to  correctly reflect the true  costs and provide a satisfactory return on the owner's  BURN 2/3 LESS WOOD  AND STILL HEAT FROM 1 ROOM UP TO OVER 3,000 SQ.FT,  WITH  '&m  WOOD HEATERS AND FURNACES  Come in and see the Complete Line of  Valley Comfort Wood Heaters and Furnaces  at the Sunnycrest Mall,   Gibsons, This Week  BRING IN THIS AD AND SAVE UP TO $40.00  PICK UP YOUR WOOD HEATER YOURSELF FROM  THE THOMAS HEATING WAREHOUSE  AND SAVE ANOTHER $10.00.  THOMAS HEATING  SUNSHINE COAST EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR  CALL NOW 886-7111  13 years experience    Serving the Coast since 1967  investment.  In a complimentary letter,  the client said in part ���  "...(the Counsellor) not only  offered the suggestions, information and advice to get  me out of my present diffi-  cuty, but he also instilled the  confidence necessary to make  the changes. I have initiated  the majority of the suggestions, including necessary  price increases and reduction  of credit terms. To my amazement, my good accounts are  happier than they have ever  been, while my poor-paying  accounts have gone elsewhere  which is to my benefit. I have  now been operating for a  month with this new system  and the reduction on our deficit at the bank is already becoming apparent. I never  would have believed that  one man, in less than eight  hours, could be so beneficial.  I cannot really thank you  sufficiently for providing me  with the information to turn  my business from a high  volume, high pressure, poor  profit operation to a pleasant,  profit-making venture..."  The total billing to the  C.A.S.E. client was $68.00.  By Maryanne West  AM Radio  Wedneaday  Yea, You're Wrong: returns  for its third season at 8:04  p.m., a comedy quiz show  with panelists DuBarry Cam-  pau, Don Ryan, Kildare Dobbs  and Ted Roberts ��� host Bob  Oxley.  Saturday  Metropolitan Operat 2:00 p.m.  Donizetti's Dom Pasquale.  Canada  Watchi   6:15   p.m.  Calgary, the New Financial  Capital. The economic and  political implication.  The     Hornby      Collection!  11:05 p.m., Part I, A Personal  Failure, by Sherman Snukal ���  a short satirical monologue.  Part II, Underbelly, by David  Toole ��� a monodrama starring Terrence Kelly.  Sunday  C.B.C.Stagei 1:05 p.m.,  Sounds of Murder by Ian Rose.  Set in Stanley Park; an ornithologist recording bird songs  inadvertently tapes a murder  and becomes embroiled in  the intrigue.  The Entertainers: 4:35 p.m.,  Monty Phython special,  including interviews.  Celebration: 9:05 p.m.,  Poles Apart ��� a documentary  looking at Christianity from its  extreme ends: the fundamentalists and the God-is-  Dead theologians.  Monday  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m., begins  a 15-part series of readings  from A House for Mr. Biswas  by V.W.Naipaul ��� the story  of an East Indian family in  Trinidad.  FM Radio  Saturday  9:05 p.m.:  versations  first   of   a  Part I���Con-  with Painters,  series. Russell  Keziere talks with Joe Plas-  kett. Part II���Judith Forst,  soprano, Robert Rogers,  pianist in recital ��� Cantata,  Arianna a Naxos, by Hadyn.  Part III���Oscar Wilde, Puritan, Sinner and Dandy-  Wilde's inner drama, by  Errol Durbach.  Sunday  Celebration:     10:05     p.m.,  Christian   prisoners   in   the  Soviet Union ��� compilation  of recent data.  C.B.C.Televlslon  Wednesday  The  Gnat  Detective:  8:;  p.m., a new drama mystery  series starring Douglas  Campbell as the robust Inspector Alastair Cameron.  Set in the late Victoria era  the first episode, The Case of  the Magic Mandarin shows  Cameron newly arrived from  Glasgow to take charge of his  young neice Prudence (Tracy  Brett) and finds himself involved in a strange murder  case in which the prime suspects are a travelling magician  and an old lady (Jane Mallett)  who claims to be Queen  Victoria's sisterl  Sunday  Science Magazine: 7:30 p.m.  The   Invention  of   Writing.  Bats���research    into    their  eyesight and ability to create  memory maps. Steam Machinery���visit to the Cookstown  Steam Festival.  Superapedal:     8:00     p.m.,  Paul Williams and His Ladies  ���Salome Bey, Julie Amato,  Melissa    Manchester,    and  Diahann Carroll.  The Albertana: 9:00, Part II.  Monday  Man Alive: 10:30 p.m., The  Holdemans ��� focus on a band  of people cast out from their  church.  Tuesday  The Fifth Estate: 9:30 p.m.,  State of Siege, inside story of  the kidnapping of late Italian  Premier Aldo Moro.  Fortunes: 10:30 p.m., Interview with Sheikh Yamani of  Saudi Arabia, by Wendy O'  Flaherty.  Regional  A second draft of the proposed Official Regional Plan  for the Sunshine Coast is now  available for review by members of the community. The  first draft of the Regional  Plan was reviewed by Regional Directors and their respective APC's and Councils.  Their comments were incorporated into this second  draft of the plan. A series of  public meetings will be held  in early'1979 to discuss \jari-  ous aspects of the plan.  Copies can be obtained from  the Regional District office  and are available free ' of  charge.  Court news of the week  At the Provincial Court held  in Sechelt on January 10,  David Reid was given a  $100 fine for being a minor in  possession of liquor.  Fredrick Kelway was fined  $300 for driving with a blood  alcohol count of over .08.  On a similar charge, John  Woods received a $250 fine,  plus a further $800 fine for  driving while under suspen  sion.  Douglas Crosby was  charged under the litter act  and was given a $100 fine.  Malcolm Cameron was  fined $500 for impaired driving.  Norman Hope received two  $25 fines. One for having no  fire extinguisher on board his  boat and as second for not  having the required number of  life jackets.  William Shoup was found  guilty on four counts of issuing  forged documents and was  given one year's imprisonment on each count. The sentences are concurrent.  Six months probation and a  $300 fine was handed down to  Donna Winchester on an impaired driving charge.  Schools discussion!cont'd)  Another of the local committee's recommendations  was that there should be more  teacher involvement in the  selection of text books. Colleen Elson spoke of the  obstacles to learning which  were occasioned by outdated  texts. From the floor, Trustee  Hodgins commented on the  difficult reading level of many  of the Social Studies and  Science text books used in  high school. A teacher in a  Science class with a science  text book which the students  cannot read is not in a position to teach reading, he  said.  Discussion of the recommendations of the local Mathematics Committee took the  form of a debate. The recommendations which were debated as resolutions were:  Computational skills should  be stressed at elementary  schools   until  they  become  automatic.  A panel of mathematics  teachers should be appointed  to revise mathematics texts  and point out suitable ones for  appropriate grades.  Mathematics should be  taught on a full year rather  than a semestered basis.  Core curriculum should be  followed extensively in the  teaching of mathematics.  Arguing for the recommendations were Alec Mun-  caster, a senior student at  Pender Harbour Secondary  School; Verne Wishlove,  principal of Madeira Park  Elementary School; Trustee  Al Lloyd, a resident of Pender Harbour; and Romeo  Talento, a Science teacher at  Pender Harbour Secondary  School. Arguing against were  David Nowoselski, a Mathematics teacher at Elphinstone Secondary School;  Mrs. Hoops, a parent from  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  NEXT TO BATHROOM ACCENT  IN THE  HEARTOFSECHELT  Your friendly neighbourhood ^-vf*  drop-off point for Coast News \/*s  Classified Ads. "  Hopkins Landing; Brian Butcher, principal of Sechelt  Elementary School; and  Maureen Forsythe, a student  from Elphinstone Secondary  School. The moderator was  Becky Mills of the University  of Victoria, a former teacher  of Mathematics at Elphinstone Secondary.  Romeo Talento spoke of  the fundamental importance  of learning the four basic  computational skills in Mathematics. He was countered by  Maureen Forsythe who said  that the opposition was very  old-fashioned. Calculators,  she said, are as common as  wrist watchers, and they can  be fun. It's just a waste of  time learning the twelve times  table she asserted. Supporting Maureen's arguments  Brian Butcher said that drill  is boring and frustrating.  "Let the calculator do the  teaching," he said.  After the discussion and the  debate had concluded, Superintendent Denley assured the  meeting that the reports of  both committees had been  taken seriously and that he  had, in fact, taken them both  up personally with the Ministry of Education which had  regarded the reports as significant. The total system,  he said, moves slowly and if  the big wheel can be moved an  inch in the right direction  progress has been made.  "A centimetre," metricated  Ed Nicholson. Coast News, January 16,1979  ;,  Classified Ad Policy  All listings SO* per line per week.  or uw the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  Minimum $2.00  per  Insertion.  All feet payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  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Please phone the Coast News.  onnouncattntnl/  J&Skife  A very special thank you to all  my Sun newspaper customers for  cards and gifts at Christmas, and  all the kindess they've shown me  In spite of the newspaper strike.  onneurtccfflcflt/  MOVEMENT TO MUSIC  An introduction to dance for 3 to  5 year olds. New course begins  Jan 17, Twilight Theatre. Wednesdays at 2:45 p.m.; Saturdays  at 10:30 a.m. Details & registra-  lion���Mrs. Milward 886-2531. M  Ephemerealities Ltd., Vancouver  is pleased to announce that,  from now on, the world is to be  thought of as merely transitory. Hi  per/onol  kool  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON*  To all my friends a most  sincere thank you for all the  kindness and expressions of  sympathy shown in the loss of  my husband.  Thank you, each one.   Olive Manton  In Memoriam donations to  B.C. Heart Fund help research,  education and community aid  programmes. Donations may be  sent to B.C.Heart Foundation,  Gibsons Unit Box 160. Tax Receipt to donor and card to next  of kin.  For further information phone  886-7794. tfn  International Dress Boutique,  new and used ladies and gents  clothing ��� children's specialty  Jewelry and Gift items, 6655  Royal Avenue, Horseshoe  Bay. Phone June 921-8380,  consignment goods accepted.  Sudden illness  necessitates  temporary cloilng  of TOYS  Sunnycrest Centre  Sorry for any  Inconvenience  Faith. For Information  phone 886-2078 or 886-7355,  Box 404. #10  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings.  For information call 886-9696  or 886-9904. #26  PERSONAL* ������  Non-smoking     sugar     daddy  available. Has pan-head motorcycle  with chrome carburetor.  Phone 886-9491. Hi  PERSONAL: Mrs. Jacea. Spiritual tarot card, palm reader.  Past, present, future, business,  love, marriage. If bad luck  experienced write problems wilh  full date of birth and send with  S10 to 2633 E. Hasting St.,  Vancouver. B.C. Phone 255-  3246. ��  PUBLIC NOTICE  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  BY-LAW NO. 296 DOG LICENSING  The public is reminded that as of January 1,1979  new yearly licenses are required for all dogs within  the Village of Gibsons boundaries.  Fees Are:  Male -$12.00  Spayed Female     ���$12.00  Unspayed Female ���$25.00  Licenses may be obtained at the Village office  Monday to Wednesday, 8:30���4:30, and Thursday to Friday, 8:30���5 p.m.  D.EIson,  Animal Control Officer  Notice to Creditor,  Estate of the deceased: MONTGOMERY. Thomas Wayne oka  MONTGOMERY, Thomas St  MONTGOMERY. Tom late of  Box 851. Gibsons, B.C.  Creditors and others having  claims against the said estate(s),  are hereby required to send them  duly verified to the PUBLIC  TRUSTEE, 800 Hornby Street.  Vancouver. B.C. V6Z 2C5, before February 14, 1979, after  which date the assets of the said  eslate(s) will be distributed,  having regard only to claims that  have been received.  Clinton W.Foote  Public Trustee  #4  obHuorlc/  Warnock; Passed away January  12,1979, Martha Annie Warnock.  late of Madeira Park, aged 84  years. Survived by three sons,  Edward, James and Bill; three  daughters, Cledia Duncan,  Luella Duncan, and Nina Almas;  eighteen grandchildren; twenty-  six great grandchildren: one great  great grand daughter; and a sister, Agnes Mullen. Funeral service, Tuesday, January 16 at  2:00 p.m., in the Pender Harbour  Community Hall, Paster Fred  Napora officiating. Interment,  Forest View Cemetery. Devlin  Funeral Home Directors.  Notice to Creditors  Esiatc of lhc deceased: LAMON-  TAGNE: Joseph Arthur, late of  RRH, Gibsons. B.C.  Creditors and others having  claims against Ihe said estatcisl  are hereby required lo send them  duly verified lo the PUBLIC  TRUSTEE. 800 Hornby Street.  Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2C5.  before February 14, 1979. alter  which dale the assets of the said  estatcisl will bc distributed,  having regard only lo claims  lhal have been received.  Clinton W.Foote  Public Trustee  #4  rTt***5*5*3TRnPI5Rn  Hob Kclh Clean-Up  UiiscnicnlseYnrdseGoragcs  ���Anything  Dunipiructi tor hire  7 days a week  886-9433 Bav 131, Gibsons  H'n  *****************  'JANE'S^ ^  Hou'S  ���Fri & Sat  lOdin ���5p ri  Appointm nlsanylt  Call 886-7621  JZ3*  Coast Business Directory  Ar******** AUTOMOTIVE  *********     ********* ELECTRIC ***********    ********* PLUMBING **********  ECOnomil AUTO PARTS Ltd  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    8BS-SI8I  TomFlieger   Phone 886-7868  LECTRICAL  ONTRACTING  Box 214. Gibsons. B.C.  VON1VO  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING - STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  I      P.O. Box 609  y      SecneW. B.C.                                            Bui 885-233!  P      V0N3A0                                                  Res 886-7701  need tires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  ��^B|& JEuroproti Motors  " " We specialize in Volkswagen Repairs  $3arts   885-9466 *honda*  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  7-m m m  ti1." rf!iSP!2?"~i  ?,= r     1  ' "*   'I nnnaNlawl  .Delivery Phone 888-9221  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bilolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Highway 101, Qibsons  and Electric Ltd.  Bill Achterberg  886 9033  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coasl  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  * Oltnt-J   ��'L;hi:.ti   -V;  <=/$>/'    effagax     * Ettihu cMt^t  X-��~^ Days    886-2756  Evenings 886-9261  T&T Plumbing & Heating  Service renovation  P^m^"^      & contract plumbing  886-7838     Rick Wray, Manager  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph   886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION"  "FIBERGLASS BATTS"  "BLOWN IN INSULATION  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commerciai  ******* FLOOR ZQNVr\\m""****  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sal.  10a.m.���5 p.mj.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm yVindows  Expertly Installed  Payne Road, Gibsons  886-2311  ******** MISC. SERVICES *********  A****** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND*****,  ********** Cabinets **********  nJNSHINI-  CABINETS - REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-9411  KOPENSAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  fr CARPENTRY **********  VV. T. (Tony) MoBriJ.  CABPINTIR / CONTRACTOR        PH. 81*0.7380  BOX4S1 GIBSONS, B.C.        VON   IVO  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  Residential & Commerciai Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.C>  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311J  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992       Maintenance  Residential Continuous  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRH2 MARLENE RD.,  ROBERTS CREEK  885-5379  CRAFT SUPPLIES .  SEWING NOTIONS  JEWELRY.  WOOL  \_Sunnvcresl    Shopping    Centre. Gibsons    886-2525  CERAMIC-QUARRY TILE-   MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  RR#1  Gibsons, B.C  J.LEPORETILE  VON 1V0  JOHN LEPORE  Phone  886-8097  LB.  ILAMBERT  ~t  wsrXSStoa,  R.S.(BOB) LAMBERT  ~V0M MORRISON  LAMBERT flECTfi/C LTD. /  RESIDENTIAL ��� COMMERCIAL  BUS. 986-8151   MS, 530  SOX 1160  9SS0  QIBSONS, B.C.   VON IVO  J4"088 GIBSONS LANES Hwy101fy  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & '^��w  �� Saturday   7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  * JL  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m Uf^  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove";  **********   EXCAVATING    *******  JOHN ROBINSON CONTRACTING  a-a-u, BACKHOE, DITCHING, DRAINS ^  WATERLINES, ETC. w*  Box 237, SEWER LINES  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0 PH.886-7983  [-il  Quality Farm 6 Garden Supply Ltd.  Terry Connor  880-7040 J  PAINTING CONTRACTS  BoxijIO. Gibsons, B.C.  886-7527  T      * Feed * Fencing  fer* Pet Food   �� Fertilizer  ffiff-  Classified  aggregates  Siaa\l T^etttettttettt jfttt  mmwwa^r^ww    a^a^ ���j^P"nj^^n��Sa^"a^iS^a^s^sF   aaaabwvWa.  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  886-Q830  f~j\ TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS (JC\  m0JK\ (1965) LTD. \fP)  \���y Charter Helicopter Service  Box 875 886-7511 Gibsons  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates      883-9313  Concord Carpet Care  886-9351  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE  ��� GIBSONS-SECHELT-PENDER HARBOUR  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving 8, Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone 8862664     Member Allied Van Lines     R R  I, Gibsons  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SBPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Tree Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage vVaterimes. elc  Ph 8S5-292I Roberts   Creek  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks Renovations  Daryll Starbuck  H8MJ7.W  St Finishing;  Dennis Collins  88h-7100 .  J.B.EXCAVATING        886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon lo Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE   886-7111  /  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  \  \  Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30           885-9816  /  r  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole s Cove  885-9973                                                                        886 ?938  \  \  Commerciai Containers available  )  r  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD  Clean up your wooded aieas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  \  \  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  VlarvVolen                                                             886-9597 J  /  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Frull Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peal Moss & Fertilizer  "\  \  Licensed lor Pesticide Spraying 12.  Coast News, January 16,1979.  uioik uionUd        uioik wonted       uioih wonted  Housecleaning: Cheap, efficient,  last. Available immediately.  Rainy Day Maria 886-2821,  best between 6 & 8 p.m. Hi  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  Farmer  Institute. tfn  Landscaping and Garden maintenance. Fruit Trees, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed. Flower  gardens installed and maintained.  886-9294 tfh  Will babysit weekdays at my  home on North Road. Anytime  during the dav. Experienced and  reliable. 886-2889. #5  Journeyman finishing carpenter  and cabinet maker. If a quality  job at a competitive rale is what  you are after, you've found it,  no job loo big or small. For a free  estimate, call Guy Curocn,  at 885-5328, eves. tfn  Fully      qualified      Electrician.  Free estimates. 886-2546  wofk wonted  -llii  Are you tired of searching a  ready-to-wear rack looking for  what you never find? Then  treat yourself to a made-to-  measure outfit, for men or  ladies. Speciality ��� formal  wear. Also alterations, designed and assembled by a  qualified European tailoress  (formerly of Hamburg Tailors  Inc., Germany). By appointment. 886-2415. tfn  FOR ALL  YOUR  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  TREV GODDARD 886-2658  BEAUTIFUL LOG HOUSE: On Gowsr Point Road on 2.38 acres  of sub-dividable land. Two bedroom home with large stone fireplace, modern kitchen, two baths. Six R1 (Residential One) lots  may be split Irom this attractive property with purchaser retaining house and hall acre. Phone Trev 886-2658.        F.P.$105,000  136' OF BLUFF WATERFRONT: With fantastic view, 4 B.R., 3  baths, 3 brick F.P.'s, livingroom, family room, roc room and  large sewing room plus a 2 B.R. guest cottage with brick F.P.  and all services. $110,000 or consider dividing guest cottage off  to adjacent neighbour lo reduce cost.  BEAUTIFUL TUDOR STYLE: 3 bedroom with two brick fireplaces, two sundecks, some ocean view. In well treed, quiet area.  $62,500  MARLENE RD: Side-by-side duplex, 2 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 Blull 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  ON THE BLUFF: 3 BR home wilh unobstructed view Irom  Lanlzville fo the Malahal for only $48,500  DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Six adjoining properties in  Lower Gibsons, ideal for townhouse, condominium or?????  Call for detailed information.  BEAUTIFUL LANGDALE RIDGE:   New three bedroom, full  basement nouse on quiet road.    Franklin lireplace  ���  trees and permanent view   to Keats. $53,900  Vt ACRE WITH KEATS VIEW: Immaculate two bedroom  home wilh lireplace. Well treed, good landscaping and many  other desirable features. $42,500  Magnificent view lot on high side of Highway 101, Hopkins  Landing. $14,800  BOB BEAUPRE 885-3531 PAT MURPHY885-9487.  HOME SERVICES  Eavestroughs cleaned and repaired, light carpentry work,  tree cutting, cleanups and pickups, or whatever you have in  mind. Just ask us.  Free Estimates  886-9503 Hi  Industrial patrol guard emergency equipment oper. Have on  side accommod. Transportation,  land, water. Guard dogs available immed. P.O.Box 106,  Lions Bay, B.C. Message on  926-5222. #3  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types of Roofing  <& Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  P.O.Box 1341,  Sechell  CLAPP  CONCRETE  'Foundations  'Driveways  ���Custom Work  ���Free Estimates  885-2125  after 7:00 p.m.  help wonted  Is there a typewriter mechanic  out there somewhere (on the  Coast) who would like to service  the Coast News' typewriters?  886-2622. tfn  Require qualified teller. Data  processing experience helpful.  Resume to Box 60 Coast News,  Gibsons, B.C. #4  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  essie  sjUowigon  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  CLERK TYPIST ENTRY POSITION  An immediate opening is available for a Clerk  Typist at Howe Sound Pulp Division of Canadian  Forest Products Ltd. at Port Mellon, B.C.  Duties include providing assistance and relief  for a number of established positions. Applicants  are expected to possess typing competency of  60 w.p.m. and be familiar with letter forming, tabulation, and the use of simple office equipment.  Competitive salary with complete range of  benefits available. Applicants should reply In  writing including full resume and work history to:  Industrial Relations Department, Canadian  Forest Products Ltd., Howe Sound Pulp Division,  Port Mellon, B.C.  Sewing Machine Repairs: overhauls, tune-ups, chemical wash,  parts for all makes. All work  guaranteed, 21 yrs. experience.  Phone Steve 885-2691. tfn  TITusic Weavers  New & Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  w       686-9737      4  oppoilunUk/  Need Extra Cash? Be s Fuller  representative In your ana.  885-2550. #3  NINE WAYS TO MAKE MONEY  We will show you how to turn  spare time into cash, part time at  home.  Write P.J.M. & Co., P.O. Box  91331, W. Vancouver, B.C.  V7V3N9. #11  Piano lessons for adult beginners.  An 8 week intensive course to  send you on your way to independent study. Small classes will  be arranged. Call Susan Elek  885-3936. *3  ATTENTION LOGGERS  Alder, Maple Sawlogs wanted,  F.O.B., any B.C. saltwater dump.  Call   Jacobson-Phillips,   collect  684-6236. #13  wonted  OFFICES AT  Sunnycrest Centre,  Gibsons  Toll Free 682-1513  Phone  886-2234  PlBSONS  R  V AND LAND DEVELOF  EALTY  OFFICES AT:  Dental Block,  Gibsons  Toll Free 682-1513  LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING - REAL ESTATE CONSULTING - APPRAISALS - MORTGAGES - NOTARY PUBLIC  Phone  886-2277  HOMES  COCHRANE HOAD: Six bedrooms,  lour bathrooms, large livingroom and  kitchen wiih fireplace on full basement  wilh unfinished rec room, hot water heat.  Two sundecks. All hardwood floors. On  67xt72 loi only two blocks from the  ocean. This house requires some finishing and can be yours for 155,000  SHAW ROAD: Large Ihree bedroom  home, ma*ter wilh ensuite. Large  livingroom with white brick fireplace.  Archway to diningroom. All ready for a  Franklin or Gibsons all-nighter In the  basement. Situated on 4.6 acres of val-  uable holding property. 185.000  CRUCIL ROAD: Bright and spacious  three bedroom family view home in excellent condition located within easy  walking distance lo schools and shops.  Large kilchen with built-in dishwasher  and indirect lighting Two fireplaces.  Huge recreation room Lots of extra space  in daylight basemeni for dBn or extra  bedroom and workshop. 155,000  CHERYL ANNE PARK RD: Roberts  Creek Excellenl l>vo bedroom starter or  retirement; home in quiet subdivision  only four miles lo Gibsons. Home Is on a  nicely landscaped lot and only one block  lo level beach Some view Can be purchase for under $2,000 down and with  such low payments there is no reason to  rent 537,000  LANGDALE: This non-basement Langdale Ihree bedroom view home features  extensive use at granite on exterior and  huge walk around (noplace Modern kitchen has solid walnul cabmels and built-  in dishwasher. A garage and workshop  round out the picture 149,500  1760 SCHOOL ROAD Co/y, comfortable lour bedroom older homo on large lot  Conveniently located between upper and  lower Gibsons. Several frull trees. Zoned  (or multiple dwelling. Excellenl starter  homo and a good investment and holding  properly 532,000  JOHNSON RD: New home under con-  slruction, The Ideal time to purchase Is  righl now, so you can choose your colours. Three bedrooms, diningroom,  fam ly room and utility room. $48,500  LOOKOUT AVE: Near new three bedroom home in good condition on large  view lol in new subdivision Just past the  Sunshine Coast Arena in Sechelt. Boating facilities close by. Owner Is transferred and you may have Immediate  possession. 861,000  MALAVIEW RD: Quality built three  bedroom ranch style home on treed  landscaped lot in area ot new homes.  Located on quiet cul-de-sac providing  safety lor children and pets. The home Is  in immaculate condition and features  separate diningroom, wall io wall carpeting, spacious kitchen, utility room and  double windows Easy walk to elementary  school.                                        845,000  CHERYL ANNE PARK ROAD: Large  three bedroom home with finished  heatilator fireplaces up and down, situated on approclmately 1/3of an acre on  a no-through road. Neatly landscaped  and nicely treed. Rec room roughed in  with linished bathroom downstairs.  Double windows throughout. Excellent  lamily home, 867,000  FIRECREST RO: Three bedroom home In  quiet rural subdivision surrounded by  ALR properties on all sides. One mile  Irom schools and shopping. Large open  livingroom with fireplace. The full basement hs a linished fireplace lor your  rec room ideas. $49,000  ROSAMUND RO: Safeway Doublewide  on fully landscaped lot on Rosamund  Road. Separatee garage and metal storage shed. Lots ot shrubs with bark mulch.  Good vegetable patch. This is an extremely well built unit���bull in the Prairies for nolhern living. 839,000  DAVIDSON RO: Lovely new three bedroom home in Langdale Ridge. 1236  sq.ft. upstairs. All large rooms. Double  windows throughout, sundeck and full  unfinished basement. Situated on nearly  v.i acre, 90x200 with private access road.  All this and a beautiful view ol Keats  Island and surrounding waters. 853,000  FAIRVIEW & PRATT RD: Excellent  starter or retirement home This nicely  appointed single bedroom home features  a large livingroom with cozy brick lireplace. Many wood feature walls. Property  Is nicely landscaped and completely  fenced Large carport with storage shed  at rear. Some appliances Included.  833,000  WHARF ROAD: Executive home. Large  Spanish style home. Deluxe In every  respect. Finished on two floors with  quality workmanship and materials.  Large sundeck and carport plus separate  heated double garage, Large lot mostly  landscaped. A bargain at            800,000  REVENUE  WINN ROAD; Fourplex. Positive cash  flow with eleven thousand dollars revenue per year. Top units contain five bedrooms with one and a half bathrooms.  Lower suites are larg<" two bedroom  units. Low maintenance and good return  make this an excellent Investment  value. Close to all the amenities! Financing available. 860,900  FAIRVIEW RD: Revenue. Duplex on a 'A  acre lot represents the ideal investment  property. There </e 1,232 sq.ft. In both  of these side by side suites. Features are  post and beam construction with feature  wall fireplace and sundecks. There Is  appeal to separate rente) markets with a  two and a three bedroom suite. Assumption of present mortgage makes purchase  very easy and a yearly Income of over  $7,000 makes this property hard to beat.  875,000  HENRY ROAD: Well built duplex on  level acreage In rural Gibsons. Each  side contains livingroom, diningroom,  two 'bedrooms, kitchen, laundry and  storage room, included are two stoves,  two fridges and curtains. 885,800  INDUSTRIAL  HIGHWAY 101: 5.3 acres of Industrial  with highway frontage. Come In and discuss your requirements. We can cut off  an acre with 177 feet on the highway.  All services available. This is future  development territory for the core of  Gibsons. ��� ajc  UPLANDS RD: Tuwanek. Ideal recreation lot in beautifully wooded and perk-  like setting. Zoned for trailers. This lot  overlooks Sechelt Inlet and the Lamb  Island. 88,800  WAKEFIELD RD: Good building lot on  water and power overlooking Georgia  Strait and the Trail Islands. This is a corner1 lot in a newly built up area. 812,500  McCULLOUGH RD: Wilson Creek.  Close to one acre of treed property with  subdivision possibilities. 822,500  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: Gibsons. With waterfront as scarce as II Is  this double use lot represents real value.  833,000  GOWER PT.RD. AT 14th: Nearly Vi acre  of view property. Approximately 80x  250. R2 zoned with two distinctive  building siles. Local by-laws allow two  dwellings on this property. Partially  cleared. Close to Gibsons and close to the  beach 816,900  SOUTH FLETCHER: At School Road.  Two lots 40x150 each. One lot has a cottage which could be rented. These lots  are mostly cleared and ready lor building.  A spectacular view ot the entire Bay area  and Keats Island. 827,500  GRANDVIEW & PRATT; Building lot In  a lasl growing area. Approximate me Is  146x141x74x125. Present all offers on the  asking price of $11,600  SCHOOL RD: Three view lots 73x110.  On sewer. Three blocks from schools  and shopping centre. Cleared for building. $i6,000ea.  SMITH ROAD: Cleared view lot close to  lerry terminal and ocean view. Triangular shaped lot with good building alia.  $14,000  CHERYL ANNE PARK RD: Roberts  Creek. Large lot with beautiful trees and  some view on quiet cul-de-sac in area of  fine homes. Before you decide see this  attractive low priced property. Owner  will consider terms. $12,500  LAUREL RD: Sechelt. Approximately  72x297 nicely treed, some clearing on  the lol will create a beautiful Davis Bay  view. Almost Vi acre of view property Is  hard to find. 817,900  LAUREL RD: Sechelt. On the high side  of the road this Davis Bay view lot will  be all your dream home ever imagined.  Priced to sell and waiting for you to build  on. 814,900  LANGDALE RIDGE: Davidson Road.  Bargain price on this lot amongst attractive new homes on quiet cul-de-sac.  $���,960  MAPLE ROAD: .97 of an acre on Maple  Road (drive down Pine Road). Southern  exposure with water and Island view.  $19,000  ACREAGE  PARK ROAD; GIDsom. Excellenl pros-  peels lor the one who holds this potentially commercially zoned S acres. Lightly  cleared, close to shopping centre and  schools. isa.ooo  LANGDALE: 4.31 acres. Excellenl holding property right across from the ferry  terminal. Langdale Creek Is the eastern  boundary ol this properly 130,500  CONRAD RD: Neal lo Camp Byng.  2v, acres with limited access. Leek Creak  runs through this partially cleared level  acreage. Zoned for mobile homes. Excellent for your hobby fsrm. $19,900  SCHOOL ROAD: 1.56 acres ad|aoant to  the elementary school. Could be subdivided to lots. On sewer and all services.  Mi.OOO  O'SHEA �� ABBS RDS: Approximately  2Vi acres of prime, view property approved lor a ten lot subdivision by Ihe  Village ol Gibsons. Included Is a complete set ol engineering drawings outlining size of lols snd services required.  $51,500  NORTH ROAD: 3.4 park-like acres.  Access from side road will secure privacy. Nicely treed. Close to the village.  $29,000  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES  In Gibsons Village on North Road. Lots for single  wides, double wides and conventional homes. All on  sewer, water, hydro and all within three blocks of the  shopping centre, schools and medical clinic.  Come down and see the sample 14 foot single wide  all set up and fully furnished. This complete package  can be purchased with a 25 year mortgage with 5%  down. Don't forget you can also qualify for a government grant If you have never had one.  Lots are Priced from $10,900 to S13,900.  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  JON MCRAE  885-3670  ANNE GURNEY  886-2164  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3645  ARNEPETTERSEN  886-9793  JAYVISSER  885-3300  DAVE ROBERTS  886-8040  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032. tfn  Travel trailer, reasonably priced.  Small Freezer. 886-2512. #3  Timber wanted: Fir. hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  D&O Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886-7896 or 886-7700. tfn  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Lid.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 886-2812  Sunshine Coast  Fitness & Recreation  Service  885-5440  for /ok  Garage Sale, corner of Pratt and  Granview Road. Sat., Jan. 20.  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. #3  Zenith colour TV 26* remote  control, beautiful pecan cabinet,  very good condition. $400 o.b.o.  886-2956. #4  McCulloch 1500 watt portable  electric generator. Power by 3  h.p. Brigg and Stratton. 886-  7150. #3  Philco colour TV, gd. cond.  $150; Set of Trail Bike carriers for  front bumper $25; set of new  chains 'ice link ' for Toyota/  Datsun pickup S25; Fibreglass'  laundry sink with taps like  new $20; utility trailer, axle and  wheel $10; 15' boat glass over  wood, inboard, offers. 886-  9131. Hi  Firewood SSO/cord split and delivered. 885-3605. #5  Copytron Copier, take over lease.  886-2277. #3  B&W Portable TV 21' with stand.  Excellent condition $65. 886-  7189. #3  Private Timber Wanted) Fir.  Cedar, Hemlock. Top prices paid.  Egmont Contracting Ltd. 886-  9066 or 883-9066. #9  I  RICH BLACK DELTA SOIL !  16 yds. del. $190  112-584-6240        .  ttn  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower ��C^  Chain Saw Service)  1974 Thomas  model  700 skid  steer loader, hydrostatic drive,  Rops canopy, c/w fork lift att.  Narrow tires. $2,700.  5th   wheel   eg   trailer   21'x8'  (16' deck) gros VW 12,000 lb.  $1,200.  Commercial   Can   Buoy,   42"x  42". $125.00.  Loading Tongs, opens to 42".  $125.00.  Mobile home axles, c/w tires X  Elec. Brakes. $225.00.  Heavy Duty Double drum winch,  No power. $250.00.  Phone 884-5388. #3  WOODSTOVES-  YOU BET!  TALK TO THE  FOLKS  at Macleods  Sechelt  foi /ole  SELKIRK  CHIMNEYS  All Sizes & Kits  Beat Prim m Coaat  TMfUS  ,      Marias* Sechelt  teaHVaWawaatiiMiiittH^  Square   deal:   new,   used   and  antique furniture.  For appointment phone James at  (112) 921-8380, Horseshoe Bav,  W.Van.   automotive  1976 MG Midget. Good condition. Call Marcia at 886-7804 or  885-2201. $3,500. #4  1969 V. ton I.H. truck and camper special, V8, P.S., P.B.. 57,000  mi. Furnace, toilet, 3-way fridge,  stove and oven. Exc. condition.  $5,000.886-2767. $5  opplloncc/  APPLIANCES  WE NEED USED  STOVES &  FRIDGES  Best Trades on  Hot Point at  Macleods Sechelt  885-2171  live/lock  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patrick Horvath 886-9845 eves.  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).  Horse Manure for Sale  886-2160  tfn  tot icnj  Furnished two bedrooms, ground  floor, duplex. Lower Gibsons.  Close to everything. $225. Phone  Chris, 886-2277. #2  Mission Point Beach front,  two houses, year-round rentals.  Call Mr. White 886-2935. #3  Shop for heavy duty equipment  repairs. 60'x40'. Rent by month  or year. 886-9500. 1*3  Fairview Road, 2 bdrm, w.w.  carpet, kitchen appliances, inc.  dishwasher, large Ivgrm w.fire-  place. $295/mo. 886-9005 eves.  #5  Waterfront, 2 bdrm furnished  cottage���Gower Pt. Rd., 5 month  lease���Feb. 1 to June 30. $200.  per mo. plus util. 112-438-3843  after 6 p.m. HS  aSfc  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  W  OFFICE 886-2248  REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE  1519 Marin* Drive, Gibsons  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  HOMES  WATERFRONT HOUSE: Gibsons Village,  2 bdrms., sandy beach. $15,000.  COACH ROAD: Sun-filled home on neat  well-trimmed lot. Two bdrms., kitchen-  dining, high celling livingroom with acorn  lireplace. Secluded subdivision just off Highway 101. $43,000.  GIBSONS: Bay area. Cloae to beach, stores  and P.O. Attractive 3 bdrm home on extra  large lot with good vegetable garden. Home Is  conveniently designed with large livingroom  with rec room, utility workshop and spare  room. $62,000.  GOWER POINT RD: Three bdrm house  secluded on one acre, cleared. Large living-  room with fireplace. Extra room In basement.  Asking $43,200.  WFT. GIBSONS: Two bdrm, large living-  room; f.p., electric heat, full basement with  garage. Beautifully landscaped. $85,000.  GIBSONS: Hlllcrest, 3 bdrms on quiet cul-de-  sac. Panoramic view of Islands and salt water.  Fireplace in livingroom, large famlly kitchen,  underground wiring. $49,000.  VETERANS ROAD: Comfortable 3 bdrm  home; 2 baths, master bdrm ensuite; lovely  post and beam, stone f.p. and open style  living area; oil heat, extra room In basement.  Situated on large lot with good garden area.  Must be seen.  LOTS  Lot 70'x150' facing on Lower Road at Cheryl  Ann Park Road, cleared ready to build, water  and power. $11,000.  LOWER GIBSONS: Three lols Lower Gibsons,  corner School Road and Highway 101; tremendous potential, high traffic area. $175,000.  ACREAGE: 6.9 acres on level lot; beautiful  properly with year-round creek and well-  treed wilh alder, maple and fir; highway access at Wilson Creek. Would make fantastic private estate or other development. Call  John Black for map and details. 886-7316.  WHARF ROAD: Langdale, good retirement  area, lot 65'x193'. Try your offer.  tWO LOTS: 72'x105', no rock, easy to build  on, all services, septic approved and beach  access. $1,500 down, balance at $125 per  month at 1016%. Terrific investment. Located  on lower Cheryl Ann Park towards the beach.  GIBSONS: Level cleared lot In Gibsons Village on sewer and water, 62' x182' obtainable  with small down payment ol $3,500. For further details phone Karl Bull, 666-2814.  ACREAGE: Five acres, secluded with creek  across one corner. Beautiful property, good  Investment. Asking $23,000.  ROSAMUND ROAD: Three lots cleared  ready to build. Only $10,500 each.  foi lent  4 bdrms, $325 plus utilities,  Langdale. 886-7085 aft. 6.        #3  Two bedroom funished trailer.  Waterfront, sorry no pets, available Jan. 1.886-2887. tfn  Cottages, weekly or monthly.  Housekeeping unils, furnished,  T.V. Ritz Motel. 886-2401.       tfn  Gibsons large two floor. 4 bedroom apartment. $265. One large  2 bedroom apartment, available immediately, $205 885-9834,  Jerry. #2  Three bedroom home on three  lots, panoramic view, all appliances, w/w carpets, Granthams  Landing, $300/mo, refs required.  886-2842. #3  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  Apartment for rent. 886-2417 or  886-9636. tfn  Deluxe 4 bedroom home in Gibsons, near schools and shopping,  two fireplaces, w/w carpeting,  immaculate. $350. Phone 886-  7963. #4  Comfortable fully furnished  downstairs waterfront suite,  ideal for retired couple. Rent  $150 per month includes heat  and light. No pets. Non-smokers  preferred. 886-9859. #4  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  Gibsons waterfront studio suite  for rent, semi-furnished. S135 per  mo. 886-9439. tf���  Modern bachelor cottage, fully  furnished, carport, near beach,  Rbt. Creek, avail, now. $200.  886-2923. #4  Fully furnished 3 rm suite, includes kitchen utensils. Three mi.  N. of ferty. Jan. 15. $145. 886-  2923. #4  Room and Board: cosy rooms with  view. Home-cooked meals. 886-  9033. tin  Small two bedroom cottage %  acre treed lot, Pratt Rd. Furnished. 886-7800 Hi  NOW RENTING  EXECUTIVE  HOUSE APARTMENTS  OVENIOOHINQ GIBSONS HARBOUR  37 Deluxe  1 and 2 Bedroom Suites  FEA.ust Ho-  it Controlled Front Entrance  ��� Coloured Appliances  ��� Cablevision  ��� Panoramic View  ���Extra Sound-Prool Suites  ��� Drapes  ���Wall-to-Wall Carpet  RENTS Irom $230.00  ,o��o��...Mo��a 886-9593   after 5 p.m.  mobile home/  C.M.H.C. Approved 14' and  Double Wide mobile homes  on sewered lots now available. 10'/:% inlcrst. 25 yr,  mortgage, 5% down on total  cost of home and lol, Down  Pmt, starts as low asSI.695.  NOW ON DISPLAY  NEW UNITS  ' 3 MONTHS  FREE RENT  with purchase  14x70Atco . 3 B.R. Extra  large L.R. Latest cook & clean  cenlre. Fully furnished and  carpeted throughout.  24x48 Atco ��� 2 B.R. & den  2 full bathrooms, full lap  siding, 16" caves, 3rd gable  roof, Tastefully decorated.  Used Units:  12x68 Manco - 2 B.R. Front  kilchen with patio doors.  All appliances. Fully carpeted  Like new.  24x48 Statesman ��� 2 B.R. &  Den. All appliances.  24x42 Colony - 3  dally furnished.  B.R. Par-  10x50 Chickasha - 2 B.R. plus  large addition set up on large  corner lot.  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  1 mile W of Gibsons, Hwy 101  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph. 886-9826 moblk home/  1970 Leader 12x45 Mobile Home,  fully furnished, 2 bedroom with  covered sundeck. $7,500. Call  Marcia at 886-7804 or 885-  2201. Hi.  moilne  property  12x55   Esta   Villa,   2   B.R.,  Fridge,   stove,   dishwasher.  Excellent Condition  Will Del. or Pad Avail.  24x40   Highwood,    2   B.R.,  Ensuite Bath.  Last of low-  priced    Doubles.    Available  for immediate del.  1979 models in stock now  We have available:  24x60; 24x52; 24x48;24x44  CMHC Homes Now Available  Bank Mortgages Available  Coast Mobile Homes Ltd.  Box 966, Sechell, B.C.  885-9979  ' 'across from the Legion''  MDL00623A  21' Fiberform 165 HP inboard  outboard. Head, sounder.  40 channel C.B.. cassette  lapedeck. Spare prop plus  many more extras. The moorage is paid at Smitty's until  May 1979. The boal is in  excellent condition. Owner  must sell. $7,500. 886-9491.  K*^^%X>\%VK*V  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546.        tfn  110 Mercury Outboard Molor.  used two seasons. Excellent  condition, $425. Call evenings,  883-2424 tfn  jrowel  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  Miller  Marine Electronics  886-7918  Decca Marine Radar  S&TVHF&SSB&  Universe CB  See Lome or Lee  Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  Ideal family home on quiet cul  de-sac. Centrally located in  prime area of Gibsons. Large  living and dining room, conveniently arranged kilchen  and caling area, all overlook  a spectacular view of Georgia  Strait and Howe Sound.  Two fireplaces, mahogany  trim, full basement features  completed rec, den, laundry,  workshop, carport. Landscaped. Reduced to $59,900  For appointment call after  6 p.m. 886-2783.   Modern 1300 sq.ft., 3 bedroom  home, fireplace, basement,  workshop, patio with brick Bar  BO. Also large garage, all on 1  acre on Pratt Rd. -iSJ^OUT  $46,500,886-9154. tfn  rKwAAAAAwA ivwwwiHHH  FOR SALE BY OWNER  4.9 acres cultivated off North  Road. This farmetle has lo  be seen to be appreciated.  Two dwellings, barn, etc.  886-7682  Acreage, 4'/: acres in Gibsons,  zoned R3, 3 bdrm, full bsmt,  l'/j baths, hardwood floors,  H. W. heat, close to shopping and  school. 886-9219. Hi  morlne  12 ft. fiberglass runabout 6 h.p.,  good all round, 12 ft. aluminum,  1/8' all welded, 20 h.p. Merc,  Steering & controls, $1,300.  Volvo 4 cylinder and leg, 16 ft.  KC goes with $800.12 volt winch,  all aluminum and stainless,  forward and reverse, auto brake,  $500. Suits anchor or truck.  Phone 886-2373. #5  14' speed boat, a real classic,  manufactured wooden hull, for  a smooth ride���45 h.p., o.b.,  electric start and shift. New Cal-  Van trailer. Must sell.S800.  886-7453. #5  18' Bell Boy Speed boat with  90 h.p. Evinrude motor and trailer. $900. 17' Citation trailer,  exc. condition. Self contained.  $2,500,886-9218. HS  Clipper speargun, brand new,  $100; Sekine ten speed (touring  bike)$300; Fender twelve-string,  vinyl case, needs new strings,  $250.886-2680. HS  10 TON 'A' LICENCE  Commercial    Salmon     Licence  'A' Category, 10 tons. Offers to  $7,500 per ton. Replies to Box  50, c/o Coast News.  For Sale: 'IRENE D' ��� combination gillnet (roller, Gr. A licence.  886-2550. #3  36'   troller  'A'  licence,   diesel  "MADELON",    excellent    sea  boat,   $85,000 o.b.o.   886-8087.  #3  UN  MORROW  &   CO.   LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  A number lo note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  lo/l  Gloves, glasses, keys, watch,  etc. See Richard's Mens Wear  lost and found box ��� Sunnycrest  Shopping Centre. HA  Woman's wedding ring. Lost  Monday, January 8. Reward.  886-9760. #3  found  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD. -  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  15'6"    Sidewing    Hourston  Glascraft   (new)   ���   $3,000;  18' Sabrccraft 140  Merc ��� $4,900; 17' KiC  Thermoglass, 115 HP Evinrude ��� $2,800 50 HP Merc  Outboard ��� $600; Detroit  Diesels ��� One 471 (in line);  3-cylinder     Nissin      diesel.  Boat Moving  &  Covered  Winter  Storage.  Call Garden Bay  Marine Services Ltd.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  guasm  III     Phone1686-2622 V  -/3^���,  NOTICE BOARD  886-71  DRAMA MEETING  "Horizon TtieelreCompany" -lor all thow interested in any aspect  ot live theatre. Wednesday. January 24, 8-10 p.m. Robert! Creek  Elementary Gym.  FAMILY ACTIVITIES  Volleyball, badminton, tumbling, ping pong, games (bring your own)  for the whole family. Every Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Chatelech Oym.  Beginning January 21. 11.50 per family.  Recreation Service 885-5440.  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETINGS:  Every third Tuesday ot each month, Sechelt Elementary School.  Mr. Llzee's Room. Everyone welcome.  HEAOSTART/ PRENATAL CLASSES  On January 30, and February 8, 1979. For Information contact B.  Tyson, Public Health Nurse, Gibsons Health Clinic.  SUNSHINE COAST POTTERY GUILD  Monthly meeting: January 22, Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Craft  Studio, Gibsons. New potters are welcome.  OPEN INSTALLATION OF JOB'S DAUGHTERS  On January 28 at 2 p.m., al the Masonic Hall.  PENDER HARBOUR LIBRARY  Membership fees are due In January and are 12.00 for four books, or  S3.00 for six books lor a two-week period. This is an annual membership. HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Saturday,  1:30-4:00 p.m.  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  ol Ihe Gibsons Public Library Association to be held In the Public  Library on January 22 at 7:30 p.m.  ALATEEN MEETING  EVERY 7HURSDAV NIGHT: at 8:45 p.m. al Ihe United Church Hall.  Gibsons.  NOW RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADETS  Wll parade Thursday, 6���8 p.m. from September to May for training  In: Search & Rescue; First Aid; Map Using; Communications; Water  Safety; Marksmanship; etc. Interested males and females aged 13  to 18 apply for further Information to: G.Banyay 883-9012;  R.Summerfleld 885-2180; T.Goddard 898.2658.  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  Meet every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Everyone welcome. For registration phone 885-9386.  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday-Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary, 11 a.m.  St.Aldan'aHall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1���3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church basement.  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETING  Third Tuesday of each month, at Sechelt Elementary main building.  Mr. Llzee's room, at 7:30 p.m. All Welcome.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday In Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For Information call 886-  9569 or 886-9037.  yn\iTf<\\\miyu7Jjnim  Fairly large black and white male  cat, very friendly. In the vicinity  of North Rd. 886-9791. #3  Set of keys (2) with yellow round  tag with name 'Fowler', Gower  Point Rd., Ocean Esplanade.  See Coast News Office. #3  b.c.fi yuhon  HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT:  1976 FMC 210C.A.Track Skidder.  Fully equipped with dozer winch  arch; V6-53 G.M.C. engine.  Ready to go to work. (604)  743-2441, 743-5453 aft. 6 p.m.  #3  USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE:  Mission Memorial Hospital.  CB42880 Steam boiler, 6000 gal.  oil tank, laundry washers, extractors, dryers, presses, light  fixtures, radiology developing  tanks, accessories, anaesthetic  equipment, sterilizers, 75 KVA  transformers, food charts, SS  shelving, counters, tables, dishwasher, cooler doors, range,  steam cooker, fryers, baker's  table, pot sink, compressors,  switchgears, etc. Write or call  Mission Hospital 826-6261.  Written bids only���latest January  31,1979. #3  1* *p *p "IWlS ?S Jp Sp Sp SF Sp S|S ��V 9p 9p  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  ^3jS?J*a ?p#p 3p |K *p ?p ajK pK ?���> #p *K ?  Wildlife  corner  By Ian Corrance  b.c.fi yuhon  Reporter and Reporter-photographers are required to handle  the expanding operations at the  Northern Times, a morning daily  newspaper published in Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon. Send  resume and full particulars to  Editor, Yukon News, 211 Wood  St., Whitehorse, Yukon. #3  HELP WANTED: Shop Foreman  required for Machine shop in  Quesnel B.C. Good fringe benefits. Contact Quesnel Machinery  Ltd. Box 4009, Quesnel, B.C.  or phone manager at 992-2174.  '      #6  HELP WANTED: Benchman.  Plateau Mills Ltd. is in the final  stages of a small sawmill expansion project and we require a  benchman for our new file shop.  Candidates should be certified  or have the equivalent experience and should be familiar  with Letson Burpee 5' twin band  saws. Our operation is located  near Vanderhoof, a thriving  community with excellent recreational potential. Please reply in  writing to: Personnel Supervisor  Plateau Mills, Box 2001,Van-  derhoof, B.C. #3  HELP WANTED: Positions now  available for fully qualified diary  herdsman in the Okanagan���  Shuswap. $1000���1500 per mo.  D.O.E. plus excellent housing  and utilities. Exc. recreational  facilities, schools. Herdsmen  must be experienced in day to  day herd management, milking,  breeding records, heat detection,  feeding and calf rearing. Write  in first instance with references  and resume to: Canada Farm Labour Pool, Box 129, Armstrong,  B.C. #3  HELP WANTED: Grande Prairie Booster currently has a position open for an advertising  sales person. The successful  applicant must be a self-starter,  neat in appearance and have own  transportation. Previous sales  experience an asset but not  necessary. Salary is a basic wage  plus commission, excellent  company benefits package.  Appply with resume to George  Lanctot, Grande Prairie Booster,  10022-99th Ave. Grande Prairie,  Alta. #3  Experienced reporter for Southern B.C. weekly newspaper, away  from the Lower Mainland. Successful applicant must be fully  experienced, and able to produce.  Job offers opportunity for advancement. Steady position, good  salary and other benefits go with  the job. Please forward job application including references,  employment history and samples  of writing to: Box 134 BCYNA,  808-207 W.Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C. Hi  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY:  It is not too late to learn income  tax preparation with U&R Tax  Services, the All-Canadian  Company. Send for free brochure  today. U&R Tax Services, 220  St.Mary's Rd., Winnipeg, Man.  Franchises avail. Hi  Coyotes  1 had a call from a woman on  Pratt Road, to see if I could  identify a bird for her. While  we were talking, she asked if  it was possible that she could  have seen a coyote on her  property. Coincidentally I  happened to be browsing  through the Express and noticed a piece by Glen Bohn  which pointed out that this is  the time of year that coyotes  are in love and consequently  they are seen more often.  Their normal habit is to  hunt early in the morning,  but at this time of year they're  outcruisin'.  Ambassador of Bowen  A rather inebriated acquaintance accosted me recently,  stating that stories about dogs  and cats have no place in a  wildlife column. I agreed with  him completely, so here's  another one.  It seems that Bowen Island  is still having dog troubles.  The last time I was over there  I had coffee with a man who  had lost a couple of sheep to  dogs running loose. The latest  episode involved a pack of  dogs that ran down and killed  a smaller one. Sam, locally  called the Ambassador of  Bowen, was found beside the  body of the dog, and it looked  for a while as if his days were  numbered. Two things saved  him. He is a border collie  with a white ruff, so if he had  been in on the kill he would  have had blood on him,  plus public regard for Sam  was such that it was inconceivable that he could have  done it. A letter even appeared in the local paper as  a testimonial. Sam's been  acquitted, but he's been put  under house arrest.  Two or three of the dogs  involved have been shot,  and it sounds like the vigilan-  tees are hot on the trail of  any loose animals. Maybe the  dog catcher isn't such a bad  idea after all.  Another one  Fran Bourassa is going on  holidays for a couple of  months and is looking for  someone to look after her  dog. It's a spayed female  English setter, with a kindly  disposition. Doesn't chase  chickens, and won't retrieve  sticks. Phone the Cedars,  886-9815, between 11 a.m.  and 6 p.m. Fran is leaving  in the first half of February  wvawaaa. . iwaaw, aaan. *�������.. j  formed by millions of flea-like  creatures called springtails.  Before you go running for the  Raid, calm down. From what  Dave Smethurst, the science  teacher at Elphi has found out,  they won't bother us.  Apparently these wee  creatures thrive on fungus  attached to dust particles  caught by falling snow. When  the snow begins to melt, out  come  the  springtails.   Dave  Tony Westman was vigilant while waiting for the  birth of a beluga whale last year at the Vancouver  Aquarium.  Beluga birth movie  Tony Westman of S.F.U.  took a film sequence of the  birth of Tuaq, the baby beluga which was born at the  Vancouver Aquarium. Working on a miniscule budget and  the uncertainty over whether  his months of patience would  produce anything, he came up  with a film that could be in  the running for an Academy  Award.  Those of you with cable-  vision can watch this acclaimed footage on Channel  9 at 10:30 p.m., Friday,  January 19.  Springtails  If any of you have noticed  purplish blotches appearing  in your gardens, beside melting snow or invading puddles, don't worry, it's not the  return of the Blob. They are  has seen them on the playing  fields at Elphi and up on  Forbidden Plateau.  A friend of mine has a  camera adapter for the microscopes at the school and if I  can get a hold of him, Dave  has offered to let me try and  take some pictures of them. It  should be interesting.  I'm still looking for a place  in the Pender area for Keith  Simpson, the fellow who is  banding the great blue herons, so if you have a place  that you want to rent for  about eight months, starting  in February, give me a call  at 886-7817 or 886-2622,  ta.  Classes  for men  Undoubtedly there are  many men whose work requires that during the day  they be relatively sedentary,  or who are by nature active  and energetic, or who would,  for. a variety of personal  reasons, like to become  more so ��� and who would  therefore like the opportunity  to spend time indulging in  some exercise or sports activities in the evenings, in  response to this wish, a "For  Men Only" programme is  being offered in Chatelech  Gymnasium every Monday  evening, and will provide  just such opportunities for  men of all ages. From 8:30  until 9:30 p.m., the mezzanine will provide the space  required for some circuit training (stations of exercise  procedures, i.e. push-ups,  sit-ups, etc., done with whatever level of exertion, and in  such numbers as suits the  individual), pre-empted by  stretching and limbering  exercises. Following this will  be an hour of more vigorous  activity, ranging from volleyball to basketball to floor  hockey to soccer, lasting until  10:30 p.m. For men who  would be more interested in  just playing basketball, the  gym will also be available for  Men's Basketball from 9:00  until 10:30 p.m.  The fee for this programme  is $8.00 for ten sessions, or  $1.00 per evening, and  showers are available after  the class which begins January 22. For more information j  or to pre-register, please call ���  885-5440.  Student forum  Lockstead  In times of economic stress,  union bashing becomes fashionable. Labour historians  have known this for some  time. In the Dirty Thirties  for example, the percentage of  the British Columbia workers  that were organized sank to  the abysmally low mark of  7.2 percent of the labour  force. In 1979, with unemployment at record highs, we  are witnessing similar signs of  "labour-as-the-scapegoat".  Our tactics in 1979 are much  more subtle than those of the  Thirties. Unions are not out-  rightly decertified. Instead,  their powers to bargain collectively are seriously inhibited. In the case of B.C.'s  public employees, the proclaiming of Section II of Bill  46 by the Social Credit government practically does away  with the right of public employees to withhold their labour. Strikes are, for all intents and purposes, no longer  a weapon in labour's arsenal.  What was particularly  galling for the over 100,000  employees affected, was the  ham-fisted way in which they  were brought under the strike-  crushing provisions of the Essential Services Dispute Act.  It amounts to either hypocrisy or deception on the part  of Labour Minister Allan  Williams.  When Mr. Williams  brought down his legislation  during the West Kootenay  Schools dispute, he made  much of the conditional  nature of Essential Services  Section II. It might never be  proclaimed, he implied. Mr.  Williams talked about the labour department's research  which would have to be done  before the restriction of the  right-to-strike would be  brought into law. -A month  later however, with neither  a dispute as provocation nor  a piece of research in his  hand, Mr. Williams signed the  order-in-council that emasculated public sector employees.  The strategy is obvious. In the election that  seems inevitably set for the  spring of this year, it will be  the Social Credit party, having lined itself up with everything that's good and holy,  against the NDP and labour.  To investigate the potential  of community channel television on the Sunshine Coast,  the local cable company,  the school district, and a  community channel committee  would have to cooperate.  It is hoped that the forum to be  sponsored by the Elphinstone  Student Research Productions  in the spring of 1979 will  bring these people together  along with CRTC commissioners and other resource  people, to show how a community channel television  might be organized, financed,  maintained, and therefore,  serve the needs of the citizens  of the Sunshine Coast.  The   Elphinstone   Student I  Research Productions plans to  invite    community    groups, j  clubs,  associations,   etc.   to  present briefs at the spring  forum. The purpose of each;  brief will be to show how the'  community    channel    could j  work for them and what com-!  mitment  in  participation  or!  in funds might be made. Wee  will   be   contacting   people;  concerning the briefs in the.  near future. Perhaps from this  forum will develop the beginnings of the idea of com-,'  munity channel television on  the Sunshine Coast. J  OPEN 4-11    Tuesday lo Sunday     Closed Mondays  SMORGASBORD   FRI.. SAT.. SUN.  UALH100N INN  8 miles north ol Sechelt on Hwy 101        ope cenn  Please phone (or reservations OOO'OaW  BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIAL CREDIT PARTY  MACKENZIE CONSTITUENCY  NOMINATIONS CONVENTION  Sunday,January 21,1979  Beach Garden Hotel, Powell River, B.C.  1:30 p.m.  GUEST SPEAKER  Hon. W.R.(Bill) Bennett  For transportation Information please call:  886-7225 885-5636 883-9083  Mm���MMMM1  YEAR END  QMMIICE  10-20-30-50% OFF  SAMPLE  PRICES     Poly-Acrylics        Reg.  5.39 for 3.99 yd.  Poly-Sheers  4.99 for  3.99 yd.  Cotton-Polyesters  4.69 for  2.99 yd.  Poly-Crepes  5.19 for 2.99 yd.  Rayon Prints  5.19 for 2.99 yd.  Cotton-Poly-Quilts  7.99 for 4.99 yd.  Poly Jerseys  7.29  for  5.79  Ruffled Skirts  2 for the price of one  Quantities Limited ��� All Sales Final  FAB StiflP  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre, Gibsons  886-2231  ���������������il 14.  Coast News, January 16,1979.  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 Cole Edwardson of Box 196, Madeira Park who correctly  located the burnt house at the end of Francis Peninsula Road past Indian Islands  Marina.  Come cry with me  By Ann Napier  Write Box 3, c/o Coast Newa  Dear Ann:  There has been some discussion in our family about the  value of Christmas for children, and the disadvantages  of teaching them to be good  so Santa will remember them.  What do you think about the  build-up and legend of Christmas? Wondering  Dear Wondering:  I have a very biased view as  I love Christmas. Santa was  always good, even though he  didn't always follow my list.  It teaches children the pleasure of giving as well as receiving. If they plan and make  a gift they have that much  more benefit. Fairy stories are  a part of our life and imagination. I think it is good. Children that have a good home  and relations have it good.  Those without ties and loved  ones are not as doted on, but  can learn to think of others,  and all through the year make  or buy a gift here and there  and keep the warm feeling of  giving. It's like a bribe to  say, "be good and you'll be  rewarded," but it's a basic  tool of training animals  and children ��� a spank if you  are unruly and a reward when  you are doing the comfortable and expected. Life does it  to you anyway.  Dear Ann:  My lover gave me a diamond ring for Christmas.  I am concealing my extracurricular activity. How can I  explain this ring? I'd like to  wear and enjoy it but I'm  fearful my husband will ask a  lot of questions I can't answer.  Tom  Dear Torn:  You might be ripped too.  You can say you saved the  money to buy this ring and  thereby get your grocery  allowance cut. You can say  your mother gave it to you but  as you can see, all these  excuses sound weak. To wear  it when you are alone and  sparkle in silence, is the best  answer I can think of. Explaining a secret gift takes an  experienced liar.  Traffic statistics  PROPERTY  FATALS  DAMAGE     INJURIES  GIBSONS  TOTAL  1976    3  160               56  219  1977    4  180               37  221  1978    3  195               35  SECHELT  233  1976    1  155                52  208  1977    3  178               49  230  1978   3  188               37  IMPAIRED DRIVERS  228  GIBSONS) 1976-53) 1977-75) 1978-88.  SECHELTi 1976-54) 1977-64) 1978-69.  Police news  Glbaona Area  January 7: A break-in at the  Seaview Market netted  thieves approximately $200  worth of cigarettes. The  brands were mostly Players  Filter, Players Light and  Export. A quantity of antique  furniture was stolen from a  residence on the Ocean Beach  Esplanade.  January lit A dealer's licence plate 44401 was stolen  from a vehicle in Gibsons.  A battery was removed from a  1967 Plymouth parked at the  Langdale ferry terminal.  Sechelt to Earls Cove  January 6i A chimney fire at  a residence in Middlepoint  caused $400 damange. On the  Garden Bay Road a van  backfired, causing a fire. The  extent of the damage is not  known.  January 8i A battery was  stolen from a 1969 Ford  parked at Wilson Creek.  Children  injured  Road conditions over the  past two weeks have contributed to a rash of accidents.  On the third of this, month,  seven year old Paul Fournier  was struck by a car on North  Road, close to the Fire Hall.  He suffered a broken pelvic  bone and a cracked femur.  He is being treated at St.  Mary's Hospital and is expected to be released shortly.  Icy conditions also contribu-.  ted to an accident on January  8 at Granthams Landing, in,  which seven year old Grant  Oisen suffered a broken leg.  On the 9th, another youngster was involved in an accident on Highway 101 and  Shaw Road, when his bicycle  ran into a van. No further  details are presently available  on this accident.  No charges were laid in the  above incidents.  Between the 8th and 10th<  of January, there were five?  traffic accidents. In all cases,  only property damage was  reported.  ���Prices Effective: ������Thurs. Fri. Sat.���������Jan. 18,19,  FROZEN FOODS  201  MEAT  SOCIALS  'Smoked "br  Ready to Eat  #icnic**1,09lb  e Whole or Shank Portion.      ���  Olympic Smoked Boneless  ���lEHl  Butts  Ready to Eat .    2 to 31b.  average  i Co-op Mixed    2lb.    ,-���*  Vegetables    99*  CO-OP       12Vz oz.  Orange Juice 89*  Blue Water  Fish      32ozto _.  & Chips   *2.29  rlcCains  Chocolate & Glazed A A<  ; Donuts      g-s   89'  GROCERIES  PRODUCE  'SPECIALS  .. Red & Golden-.  'i Delicious    gQ<  Tomatoes  y Turnips 2ib.-SlBj,.'  v Mexican : i  Cucumbers 39*  HarmonieCnoiceAsst. - ,#iJ   ***.  Peas i4fi.�� 4/M.OO  Harmonie Choice .- . .  Apple Juice     ����.��. 7r Ea  Harmonie Flaked Light _0.  Tuna eoz. Ictes.  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