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Array ���  wxsssimwmwKsm&'asBmmtisiwwi.i 'taaiaBmiausimsimamammmmmam  4if^ **ie Sun  r^Jp^o fl Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  KWHWJiW:.  Volume 31, Number 6,  February 7,1978  Board refuses  resignation  In an emotion-filled moment at the Public Utilities meeting  held in the Regional Board Office on Thursday, February 2,  Works Superintendent Gordon Dixon offered his resignation  if the board deemed it desirable as a result of a recent incident  which saw a worker in his department hospitalized after lc-  cciving a whiff of chlorine gas from a supposedly empty chlorine  tank.  The ineideni occurred on January 6 when Howard Blondeau  was changing tanks at the regional water reservoir behind  Selma Park. The empty tank hc was transferring felt heavy and  he opened thc valve to see if there was still pressure and got a  whiff of the deadly gas which burns lung tissues. Contradictory evidence was presented, Blondeau claiming that only  young worker Gordie Waters was with him while Works Superintendent Dixon maintained that foreman Sieg Lehman took the  injured workman to hospital.  the Compensation Inspector m-  Dixon's resignation offer came   spected the site and said that  as a result of a phone conver-   gas  masks  should  have  been  available but were not.    Dixon  testified   Ihat   thc   foreman   in  attendance had attended water  and waste  schools  for  several  years and that the injured worker  had  been  changing  the  tanks  for two years.  Chairman Morgan Thompson  said that thc matter had been  discussed with missing directors  Harrison and Gibb and they felt  resignation was not required.  Blondeau had been taken off  compensation after five days  but was not working because of  a heart condition.  The directors present agreed  that there was no need for the  Works Superintendent to resign  but stressed that the requisite  safety precautions should be  strongly and regularly communicated to workmen by the Works  Superintendent. "There is no  doubt." said Director Hoemberg, "that when you handle  something even as dangerous  as chlorine gas regularly there is  a tendency to become sloppy  about it and this must not be  allowed to happen,"  I.'   '  sation he had with a local newspaper reporter in which he  erroneously said that there was  a gas mask inside the storage  shed in the reservoir compound.  "I regret my statement to the  press," said Dixon. "If the board  feels that they have no confidence  in mc 1 am prepared to resign."  Some concern was expressed  by directors that although the incident had occurred on Friday,  January b, the matter had not  been mentioned at the Public  Utilities Commission meeting  held on January II. Committee  Chairman Morgan Thompson  said that he had been fully informed by Ihe Works Superintendent about the accident but  had deemed discussion of it  would be more usefully held after  thc receipt of the report from the  Worker's Compensation Board,  which has been subsequently  received. The committee chairman's explanation satisfied the  directors.  The Works Superintendent,  who was in Vancouver at thc  lime of the accident, said that  Regional Works .Superintendent Gordon Dixon  is pensive til a meeting recently when the accidental gassing of a regional workman occurred.  Secretary-Treasurer Anne Pressley is attentive  In the background.  This is one of three trucks hauling crushed auto  bodies off Ihe Sunshine Coasl these days. The  crushed auto bodies arc being crushed, loaded,  and hauled from Glen Krause's K&F. Towing in  roberts Creek.   Each truck hauls away approxi  mately eighteen old cars in a single load and  between 500 and 1.000 are expected lo be moved  before the operation is complete, The crushed  cars arc taken to a Tacoma smelter. The operation  is   thc  work  of  a   Nanaimo-based   firm.  Killam-Sechelt dispute heats up  A garbage dump  in Roberts Creek  A major garbage dump may be in the wind lor Roberts  Creek as a result of pressure being put on ihe Regional Board  by the Provincial Pollution Control Branch. Ihe garbage  dump would service the area ol bolh Gibsons ami Sechell  and area adjacent, and Unbelts Creek has been chosen because  of its central location,  Regional Director Harry Almond of Roberts (reek observed  somewhat dryly. "A few years ago when we were Irving lo gel  a recreational complex started Roberts Creek wasn'l central  enough. Now. suddenly, when we are talking aboul a garbage  dump we've become central."  The upgrading of ihe solid waste disposal facility will b(\  necessary because of leaching problems which are beginning  to show up in the Gibsons dump. The proposal brouglll forw aril  by Solid Wasie Disposal Committee Chairman suggested  that Area "A" retain its garbage dump while ihe projected  dump in Roberts Creek would serve ihe resl of the district.  Area "B" Director pointed out lhal Roberls ( reek was hardly  central for residents in ihe Secret Cove area and suggested  that ihe Halfmoon Bay garbage dump continue to serve as ,i  drop-off point. This suggestion was accepted.  A report from Director Bernie Mulligan lhal the Advisory  Planning Committee of Area "F" favoured incineration drew  the comment from Works Superintendent thai studies done in  thc Squamish area indicated that the cost of incinerating  garbage on Ihe Sunshine Coast at the present lime would in all  likelihood prove to be prohibitive.  It was agreed ihat the feasibility of incineration continue lo  be considered, thai Area "A" should retain ils garbage dump  as should Area "B" in Ihe form of a drop-off point, and that the  central garbage dump should be located in Roberls Creek if  such should prove acceptable lo residents of Ihat area. The firm  of Dayton and Knight will be hired to attempt to locale a suitable site in lhc Roberts Creek area.  Thc dispute between Sechelt  Council and Mr. Killam over the  site of his lumber yard, came lo  a head al the Council meeting  on Wednesday, February 1st.  Alderman Thompson opened  thc discussion by saying thai he  felt Mr. Killam had had long  enough to come up with a plan,  and it was time that thc solicitor was contacted and the lumber  Kolibas was that, in thc beginning Mr. Killam had been in a  greal hurry lo have the matter  settled and Council had gone  out of their way to accommodate  him, but something new kept  coming up and now it had  dragged on too long and Council  was being made to look like a  bunch of dummies.  Village   Clerk.   Tom    Wood.  removed from lot A.  He went on pointed out that as far back as  to say that, twice in  the past November   1st   of  last   year   a  week he had heard that someone directive had been sent from his  .n  Council  was  being  paid   to office lo Mr. Killam requesting  prolong the issue, and ihis was that he remove ihe lumber, and  what people were beginning to on December bth a letter from  think.    He felt ihat hc had put the  solicitor Mr.  Emerson  had  in loo much time for someone to offered     several     suggestions  go behind his back, and if Council  did not want lo back him on  this he would step down.  The   opinion    of   Alderman  on how this could be implemented. One of thc suggestions  was to spot zone the property  and Ihis would put Mr. Killam  over a barrel instead of Council,  For example, if lol A was zoned  indusirial then no further development could be carried out.  Mayor Nelson and Alderman  Leitncr found lhal one of the  difficulties in finding a solution  was. thai Ihis issue had already  cost too much and an alternative  should be found lo spending  more.  the outcome was that Alderman Thompson made a resolution  mat Mr. Killam must have designs and ideas available lo  Council al least two days before  the next general meeting on  February 15th otherwise Council  would take action. He asked  that it be noted in lhc records  that his motion was passed  unanimously.  Co-op's annual meeting  Sechelt Council general business  The organization for this year's  Timber Days is undergoing ils  teething pains. Sechelt Council  was informed al thc first general  meeting of this month, held last  Wednesday. To date applications have been made for booth  space, but efforts to form a committee are still lagging behind  schedule. Mr. Chrismas is  considering taking over thc  position of chairman, which is  considered by members of the  Council lo be thc essential appointment. Once a commitment  is made there Ihe rest of the  program will fall inio place. An  absentee at this year's festivities, which will be a disappointment to manv, will be the Lion's  Club Beer Gardens.  Ihe findings of a preliminary  investigation into the cost of  clearing up thc trouble spots on  Dolphin Street were outlined by  Alderman Thompson, Willi  paving,  the  installation of cul  verts and manholes plus engin  ccring studies, a figure of $15,000  was arrived al. The Village engineers Dayton and Knight will  be contacted for a more detailed  study and it was hoped that work  will begin this year.  Dick Clayton presented to  Council his plans for an extension to the western end of the  Trail Bay Mall. After looking  over the blueprints the proposal  was accepted in principle. Thc  Clerk was instructed to draw up  thc necessary by-law which would  enable Ihe project to be discussed  at a public meeting.  Dog control has cost the Village $1,450 for the past five  months, and although on paper  the figure looked high to some  of thc members, it was generally  agreed lhal Ihe benefits received  from this service outweighed  Ihe cost.  Ihe long awaited lease, which  has   been   holding   up   grams  available lo the Sunshine Coasl  Arts Council has been completed, The Council al Ihe lime  of Ihe meeting had nol had  sufficient lime lo study il. bul  felt Ihat they should go ahead  with thc gram  application  Fred J.Holland was re-elected  as President of the Elphinstone  Co-operative Association at thc  annual general meeting held in  thc United Church Hall on Thursday. February 2, 1978. Norm  Peterson was re-elected to the  board of directors and hc and  Rick Gamache and Betty Holland  join incumbent directors Fred  Holland. Eric lnglis. Harry Smith,  and Don Peaiscll as the number  of directors increased from six  to seven.  In thc report of thc board of  directors it was revealed that a  tighter competition in thc retail  food trade saw thc basic overall situation for thc long-established local store. The report  said that the establishment of the  new shopping mall in Upper Gibsons seemed lo be a direct  contributing factor as well as  a general downturn in business  everywhere. One heartening  note, however, was that thc  sales to members of the Co-op  had  reduced  only  one   quarter  the amount of the sales lo nun-  members. Sales to members  now constitute 53% of lotal  sales, lhc highest percentage  in many years.  It was also reported that the  hoped-for increase in sales as a  result of the store remodelling  which took place in 1977 was nol  realized. The remodelling included giving greater capacity  in thc fresh meat and frozen food  display area, a centralized  dry goods section, a small hardware line anil a belter check  out area, in addition lo ihe addition of Henry's Bakery breads  and pasiries. Also disappointing as yet was the response  to the new Special Order Service  whereby items could be ordered  by Co-op members at substantial  savings from F.C.L. hardware  warehouses in thc city.  Thirty-eight new members  joined thc Association in 1977  while two memberships were  redeemed.  Manpower  Ihe l'ins application tonus for  Ihe Federal job creation program  Young Canada Works are now  available al ihe ( an.ida Employ,  mcnl (eniie in Sechell.  Doug Sawyer ihe projeel officer  for Ihe Sunsltinc ( nasi will In  in lhc area February blh lo I Dili  On Friday. February tilth, hi will  be available al lhc centre lo give  mil  information  Pender water mystery solved  Some light was shed on the controversy which has been taking place of late between the Pender Harbour Ratepayers and  the Regional Board concerning the provision of water for the  Wise subdivision in Pender Harbour and the Pender Harbour  Secondary School. It appears that in one important aspect  thc Regional Board was correct in that they had been informed  that thc subdivision in question was outside the South Pender  Harbour Waterworks District.  Under date of June 13, 1977, J.Douglas, Secretary of the  Waterworks District did in fact write the following handwritten  note: "To Whom it May Concern, This is to certify that property owned by Michael Wise is outside of the South Pender  Harbour Waterworks District and we are unable to issue it a  tax certificate."  It appears that much of the confusion arose because the  Secretary was in error in the June 13 letter. A long-time  resident of Pender Harbour told the Coast News after the  meeting held Thursday, February 2, that the South Pender  Harbour Waterworks District had been taxing the Wise property for years. "He must have been thinking of another piece of  property," said the Pender man.  In view of this error and thc controversy it had raised. Water  Committee Chairman Bernie Mulligan of Area "F" recommended after a review of the minutes that the Regional District withdraw from any supply of water to Pender Harbour  Secondary School unless the request should come in writing  from the Pender Harbour Advisory Planning Committee and thc  regional director. Under a Regional Board by-law it is specified that any water installed must become part of the regional  district  The matter was brought to light by Alternate Director Vera  McCallister of Pender Harbour who said that there was no  record cf the misleading letter on file with the Pender Harbour  Waterworks District and it could not be regarded as an official letter. She requested that Works Superintendent Gordon  Dixon notify the engineers involved as well as School District  #46 that the Regional Board will not be supplying water in the  Pender Hrbour area without "input from residents of Area  '���A".  At this point Water Chairman Mulligan made his recommendation and the Board passed it unanimously, though Director Hoemberg of Area "B" did express some reservations about  future problems which might arise.  Recently laid off bank employee I. ol Dulyk  pickets the Bank of Commerce in Gib ns. Ms.  Dulyk maintains thai her lay-off was occasioned  by her attempts lo form a union  in lhc bank.  What about  a drinker's bus?  by Ian Corrancc  Only a dipsomaniac with tendencies towards tunnel vision  could have anything positive to say about driving while under  the influence of alcohol. The same tunnel vision seems io be  presently used by those in power in order lo curb Ihe growing  numbers of drivers weaving their way home after Ihe bars  close.  The court records in Sechell are ample proof ihat ihe publicans are not the only ones devoting their efforts towards tilling  thc cash registers from the sale of alcohol. Thousands of dollars every month arc pried from lhc pockets of local citizens  unfortunate enough io join the ranks of those unable lo mccl  the sobriety requirements of the police road blocks. For the  most pari these people are law -abiding eilizens. bul ihis mailers  little when they wake up the next daj with a eriinin.il record and  a greatly reduced bank account.  In medicine il has long been known lhal there arc Iwo ineib  oils of lighting disease and lading heahh. remedial and prevent  alive, Ihe latter being preferable.  When this principle is applied lo drinking drivers, Ihe ansvvci  is the same. Either line, jail, or shame people inlo rccogni  zing thai thev are operating a vehicle unsafely, ol providl a  dose of preventive medicine in Ihe shape ol an iillemtllc lorm  of transportation, a bus  Recently in Gibsons a public service ol litis lypi was nulla  ted by the business community, Ii was nol a greal smicss.  mainiv because thc funding required was nol in line with tin  number of passengers making use ol it, I'housunds ol dollars,  earned by Ihe people on lhc Sunshine Coasl, disappeal in a  constant stream through the courts and into the provincial  coffers, and lhc only tangible evidence of il appeals m a bright  shiny Heel of BATmobiles brimming with efficiency for lh<  ongoing bailie. Thousunds of dollars earned bv tin peo| eon  the Sunshine Coast, should, in theory, be pin lo use in the  community and nol be gobbled up to lie in provincial bank  vaults.  Thc amount of money siphoned out ol thccommuniiy monthly  would more than be enough lo sponsor a bus io inn up anil dow n  Highway 101 once or twice each evening, especially il a reason  able fare was charged.  The idea of using the people's money lor the good ol the  people is not entirely a new idea, and alter sobel consider!!  lion, our government may jusi welcome with open .inns the  opportunity to make life easier in ihe smaller communities,  and perhaps even save a few who otherwise would have become  anonymous traffic statistics.  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tues  mam  mmaauaiiKai &&*>  ttwMMmmnn  ������I  rwufsuwrow"; ��iwi: Coast News, February 7,1978.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday by Glassford Press Ltd  Box 460. Gibsons. VON 1VO  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  Advertising / Reporter - Bruce M. Wilson  Advertising /Photographer - Ian Corrance  Receptionist/Bookkeeper - M. M. Laplante  Typesetting - Cynthia Christensen  Editor-John Burnside  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley  Advertising - Penny Christian  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 tor six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  @  CNA  Of politics...  there were a lew little items which  caught ihe attention on ihe Irom page ol  the Saturday edition of the Vancouver  Sun. First of all we hear that chronically  ill patients in acute care hospitals may  find themselves paying their own bills  which may come to as much as $165  per day. Well now we must congratulate  our government as it takes its battle  lor economy fearlessly into the wards ol  the chronically ill. this the government  who rushed lo lake the inheritance tax  off millionaires at an estimated cost to  the province of $40 million a year.  The priorities are notable. Instant  generous relief provided for the extremely wealthy while grinding economic pres  sure is brought to hear on the poor and  Ihe ill. Meanwhile Alan Folheiinghani  tells us that Grinning Gracic has overspent her Tourist Department budget  by one million dollars.  Do you remember Ihe howls of Socred  rage that went up when Norman Levi  overspent his welfare budget to the same  extent. What lofty scornful diatribes  about N.D.P. incompetence. The N.D.P.  erred on Ihe side of generosity towards  the unfortunate. The Socreds too en  on the side of generosity but it is towards  themselves.  As things stand at the moment this  would appear to be a government which  is about equally deficient in both competency and compassionate humanity.  power.  A conversation with a local business  man recently revealed that his Hydro  bill at this lime last year came to $.181  per month, this year it is S(>I8 per monlh  and he's jusl been told ihat another  20"- increase is on ils way with still  more in lhc offing.  It's just pennies a day. we are told,  but il has been observed thai the trouble  is that there are three hundred and  sixty five of them in a year. If there is  any one out there who feels that the  opposition that B.C.Hydro is running  into as it advances grandiose plans  involving ever more provincial debt  all over thc province has been somewhat  overstated, wc invite such a person to  take a long hard look at his or her Hydro  bill,  And has anyone heard any definite  figures about what the really big boys,  thc industrial users, will be paying now?  Until their Hydro rates are so priced  as to encourage them to conserve energy  or utilize waste products the basic  problem besetting the energy picture  in this province will not be resolved. Of  course, when you realize that it is precisely from those sources that this  government hopes lo raise the millions  of dollars it will spend in a bid to retain  power at the next election then one would  he safe to assume that nothing terribly  unpleasant will happen to them under  this government.  paranoia...  Maybe it's time that we started be-  'Jiaving with jusl a little less suspicion  towards each oilier here on the Sunshine  Coast. The thought conies to mind  because of three recent incidents. First  wc had the en masse attendance of the  Gibsons Council at Ihe Regional Board  apparently to declare war if the Regional  Board did not move towards a rezoning  which would allow them to build their  water tower. The heat went out of the  issue when the Regional Board immediately moved to do so and the whole  altitude of Gibsons Council suddenly  seemed jusl a wee bit silly.  Then there was Ihe dreadful case of  the conspiracy to infiltrate Pender Harbour with water. Both sides growled  their indignation and suspicion and then,  as is so often the case, the whole issue  came down to a simple matter of a  mistake made in innocence and again  the issue dissolved.  And finally in the ease of the workman  injured by chlorine gas there were  regional directors breathing fire because  they suspected cover up. It took Public  Utilities Committee Chairman Morgan  Thompson all of thirty seconds to present  an explanation which was entirely  reasonable and satisfied all that no  skullduggery was afoot.  We applaud the vigilance of electors  and the elected alike for honesty and  fair dealings, but sometimes it seems  that Ihe suspicions harboured or ready  to spring into being about our friends  and neighbours on the Sunshine Coast  have just a tinge of paranoia to them.  And paranoia wc do not need.  and plain stupidity  One would like to congratulate and to  express fellow feeling with those voices  Ihat arc being raised against the mindless  crossness which has been bruled against  Gospel Rock. (Juile simply that corner  is one of Ihe most seenically thrilling  in all weathers on Ihe coast and how  anyone with an  ounce  of  intelligence  could propose to turn it into a speedway, ostensibly in the name of safely  just defies understanding.  Leave Gospel Rock alone. If there are  needed corrections in the road's line -  and those nol al the Rock - for heaven's  sake make them minimally and leave  Ihe rest of it alone.  .from the files of Coast New  |J*      a 1.3* . CtM  ���fit1  5 YEARS AGO  Parents of Gibsons Elementary school  pupils involved in a language disabilities program resent the action by teachers rejecting three teacher aides from  classroom operations. The teacher's  aides were operating under a federal  Local Initiatives Program grant.  10 YEARS AGO  Sechelt people must be beaming  with pleasure after reading their building  construction record for l%7. It is the  first time since records have been kept  that Sechelt building starts have surpassed Gibsons'.  15 YEARS AGO  Speaking with the skill of the Chautauqua lecturers of a generation ago. Dr.  Alan Inglis conducted an interested  audience of .100 on a tour of three cities  of the U.S.S.R., Moscow. Leningrad  and Minsk, based on a two-week tour.  20YHARSAGO  Elphinstone Ski Club, not yet a year  old, is drawing people from all over thc  Peninsula to ski on Mt. Flphinstone.  Cars can travel more than three-quarters  of the distance to the area as the road is  clear of snow     ^^  25 YEARS AGO  News item: It has long been an ambition of the Coasl News to have an  office in Sechell, even a part-lime one,  to which can be taken news items, classified advertising, renewals of and new  subscriptions. We now have an office  and a representative. Mrs. Cherry  Whitaker has made arrangements to  open an office for us in Mr. Ken Whit-  uker's office.  On Sunday, late in the afternoon,  the trailer "Hoo-Hoo" operated by  B.W.Sinclair of Pender Harbour, was  rammed by the "Poacher", owned by  Sonny Schooler, and sank in less than  5 minutes in about 7 fathoms of water.  30 YEARS AGO  In the Britannia news department:  a verdict of "accidental death" was  returned by a coroner's jury investigating the deaths of three miners when  a rock slide entombed them in a slope  on January 20, The men were working  at the 2.700 feet level when the ceiling  of the shaft collapsed and crushed them.  It was recommended that only experienced miners be allowed to work in  operations of ihat kind.  Sonora Island, about 1020. Hand-loggers watch the birdie from a  boom of giant Douglas fir logs. In an operation of this kind, thc loggers felled trees with axes and hand-held saw. If one did not run  down ihe mountainside on its own accord, they lifted the butt end  with Ellingscn or Gilchrist jacks, and perhaps put skids under it to  slide on. In the water Ihcy bucked the trees into lengths, fitted them  inside boomsticks, and pulled swiliers across them with a hand  winch. Holes for chains were drilled with a hand operated boom  auger. Willi little overhead, a good hand-logging show could prove  profitable to a human being as wise as an owl and as slrong as an  ox who was willing lo work like a horse. Photo courtesy A.T.Holm  and Flphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R.Peterson  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  A couple of weeks ago I allowed  myself an expression ot disappointment about the state of the  Canadian society. It was written  in a bleaker mood than I generally  allow myself and with less optimism than usually buoys mc  along. This is not to say that I  withdraw thc remarks for I am  truly saddened and troubled  about the course we seem to be  ���on.  What was especially interesting and rewarding was the reaction that I received from Canadian  born friends. Several in the days  that followed the, column spoke  to me about it. They, too, felt  that somewhere in the last two  decades we hail gone off course  slightly. I was touched by the  sincerity and thotightfulness  of their concern and by the  tolerance and dignity with which  the\ addressed themselves to  criticism of their homeland, or  rather ot its people.  In particular. I was impressed  by a letter which came in from a  Canadian-bom resident of Sechelt  which was not intended lor publication. I have since obtained  permission to share it with  readers . of Ihe Coast News,  though at thc writer's request  Ilk name is being witheld. I  particularly, draw attention to it  on Page .lot this paper.  It is quite correctly pointed  out in that letter that the malaise  is a malaise which does not affect  Canada alone, bul seems to afflict much ot western society.  I was particularly taken with the  phrase "gimme pigs" which the  writer uses to characterize an  attitude which seems to be  prevalent.  The late President Kennedy  during his brief and tragic president was notable for the grace  with which he used the language  and left us with many verbal  moments: among them hc urged  the American people and perhaps  b\ extension the people of (he  western world "Ask not what  your country can do lor you;  ask what you can do for your  eotintn." It pointed in thc direction of selflessness, of an ideal  higher than one's own immediate  and selfish interests. It has been  sadly ignored.  Now I am no economist. In  fact. I find myself largely in  agreement with George Bernard  Shaw who said that if all the  economists in the world were  stretched end to end they still  would not reach a conclusion,  hut there seems to be a lack of  clarity in the historical perspective that conventional wisdom has of economic history  that may he a contributing  factor in the malaise aforementioned.  Specifically it seems to me that  Western thought has become  muddied by a confusion of  three important aspects, the  political, the spiritual, and thc  economic. It has become accepted that the three are one, an  unholy trinity. Thus we have the  assumption that you can't be  a Christ in n or a democrat if  you  arc   not   also  a  capitalist.  Let's take a historic look at thc  free enterprise or Capitalist  system.  It was a Scotsman called  Adam Smith who first produced  a book several hundred years  ago which was called The Wealth  of Nations and advocated first a  "free enterprise" system. His  ideas took hold and the consequent growth and energy of the  economic system which they  produced revolutionized the  Western World and put it in  a position of economic ascend-  attcv which it lias maintained  ever since. Now it is important  lo realized the historical perspective of that historic book.  It was produced in thc 17()0's  in a Europe which was still  feudal. Kings enjoyed absolute  power and it was their custom  to award economic monopolies  to Court favourites. The inertia  and corruption that this monopolistic approach was strangling  the economic life of Europe.  Smith advocated less government  intervention. Lei the business  men have the freedom to compete. He was right. The energy  explosion which took place is  only now beginning to wind  down, and it is winding down  because the era of real competition has ended. Thc bigger  conglomerates now control  virtually everything. There  are in North America generations of people whit have controlled their society. The power  and thc wealth are concentrated  in very few hands. Wc have a  situation again not unlike Smith's  day where monopoly with all  its attendant inefficiency is again  Ihe norm in Western society.  Now the pendulum has swung  back the other way entirely.  Thc people at the top who are  advocating free enterprise and  equating it with Christianity  and democracy are now in fact  the monopolists and they have no  intention of letting go their grip  on their privileged position.  Quite simply if Abe Lincoln  had been alive in the 20th Century he would not have a chance  of winning even consideration  for thc nomination for the presidency of his country. He would  have to have a personal fortune  and powerful backers with more  wealth than thc world has ever  known to have the opportunity  to lead.  The profit motive which has  served so well in liberating the  creative powers of mankind must  now be supplemented with something else if human society  is to continue. Wc in thc western  world have enjoyed a standard  of living vastly in excess of the  rest of the world because of those  centuries-old ideas of Adam  Smith and the technological  revolution that they wrought.  It has been increasingly apparent  that that standard of living  has been possible only at the  expense and through the exploitation of thc rest of mankind. If thc profit motive remains  entrenched in ils position as the  only factor seen that can motivate man then disaster is a sure  result.  And as the lady from Sechelt  points out so succinctly il is already failing us. It has produced  a society of "gimme pigs"  who want as much for themselves  as ihcy can get while giving  as little as possible in return.  I am grateful to her for pointing  out to mc thai my lamentations about Canadians is in fact  a lamentation about thc spiritual  torpor and cyiiicts'm which bedevils all thc countries of thc  western world.  It is common to blame the  working man and his trade unions  for those ills but they reflect  the prevailing greed and cynicism of our societies. The competitive and acquisitive energies Ihat Adam Smith's ideas  liberated and which led to a  great leap forward in the quality  of life possible on earth are now  outworn. Competition at lhc top  level of society is now a myth.  We arc as monopolistic now  as the feudal society he sought  to free us from. The power in  the western world is now in  fewer hands than it was in post-  feudal Europe and lhc acquisitive energies which served us so  well are in danger of rending  thc whole social fabric of mankind  irreparably apart.  1 don't know what the answer  is bul feel that thc ancient virtues  of honour and truth and service  lo others must be resurrected  and placed in the balance scale  of survival if our species is lo  survive, If we continue to insist on being "gimme pigs"  through ihe end of thc century  we ma\ not outlast it.   The strange and unfortunate  case of Solicitor-General Pox  has been discussed to its point  of maximum tedium. The facts  of the indiscretion of signing an  abortion authorization with (he  wrong name; thc moral and ethical issues involved in a lawyer  participating in a legal subtrefuge  have all been detailed. The case  itself is neither unique nor particularly interesting except for  the fact thai it led to Ihe destruction of what could have been a  brilliant political career.  Although the facts ate anything  but bi/arre or startling, they do  shed light on some fascinating  side issues which, as yet. have  not been profitably explored.  These side issues are much more  worthy of speculation than thc  fact that Fox and the even more  unfortunate lady in question had  tii learn not to fool with Mother  Nature Ihe hard way.  The first thing that occurs is  whether or not Mr. Fox was  "set up". After all. it was he  who had been making revelations  about thc RCMP which were  becoming an acute embarrassment to thc government. He had  been asked to testify in person  at thc hearings being held on  alleged RCMP illegal activities.  If he were no longer Solicitor-  General he would not be obliged  to testify. If he resigned on his  own "for personal reasons",  the charge of "cover-up" would  surely have been raised, causing  the government further embarrassment. After all, if the government was popular and the RCMP  was squeaky clean, such a revelation would have been nothing  more than a humble admission  of the truth, a promise never  to do it again and a "let's get on  with it". Fox would have blushed  bricflv, taken two weeks in the  Bahamas and been back at his  cabinet post with little more  than a few titters in the parliament cocktail lounge.  Under Ihe circumstances however; an unpopular government.  RCMP disclosures, and an Impending election; consider these  two scenarios: Thc first sees  the RCMP harrassed by three  separate official probes, and not  wanting another single revelation  lo stain its virginal integrity,  investigating Mr. Fox for any-  possible past incidents which  might be used to encourage him  to keep his mouth shut. ' After  exhaustive investigation, they  discover one minor flaw in an  otherwise impeccable career. Is  il enough io keep him off the  stand? "1 dunno," replys  Sargeanl Preston, "but let's  send this annonvmous note to  thc P.M. and see what happens,"  The second possibility is something like this: The Prime  Minister, wanting no further  revelations about RCMP activities, asks Mr. Fox to cool it.  Mr. Fox indicates that if he is  asked to testify he will have to  be candid with the investigators.  Mr, Trudeau asks the RCMP to  find something on Mr. Fox; or  perhaps he knows something  himself. When the facts are  discovered. Mr. Fox is asked to  resign, not for embarrassing the  government by bedding down  with a married woman (one would  expect a mass evacuation from  Ottawa if this were considered  politically sinful) but for faking  the lady's husband's signature.  One would hope that Mr. Fox's  reply under such circumstances  would have been, "Are you  kidding?" but I'm sure the  threat of legal action for possible  forgery woidd have been enough  The Legend of St. Valentine  with .hi opptcssive  UMS I /iNliflHs 11    tin  tin- >Miy of r..,fFifm.'s Day begins m lh? ihlhl uillHi  Roman emperor icii/ j humble Chtistian muttyt Hi,- t'liifcio  Christian ii'ii;. I'.iti'ittmus  Claudius /iii./ oidered nil Romans to wotship twelve gods, and he had made u  it crime punishable f-y iiViifJi io iiSaiii'iiile with Chilians Hut Valenlinus was  dedicated to the ideals ol Christ, anil not even the lineal ol \lealh could Ween htm  from practicing his beliefs He reus airested and imprisoned  Daring the lasl weeks ol Valentimis's life a remarkable thing happened. \-etm*  that he ivas a man of learning, the jailer asked whether Ins daughter, Julia, nueht  he brought lo Valenlinus lot lessons. She hod lift'n blind stnee biith Inlia was u  pretty young girl with a aunk mind. Valenlinus read stones of Rome's history to  her. He described the woild of nature to her He taught her arithmetic, and told her  about Cod. Site saw the world through his eyes, trusted in his wisdom, and found  COinfOTt m his ipnet strength,  "Valenlinus, does Cod really hear out prayers'" Julia said one dan  "Yes, ��iy child, lie heats each one." he replied.  "Do you know what I pray lot every mooting and every night' I pi ay that I  might see I want so much to see eveiylhmg you've told me about!"  "Cod does what is best lor us if we will only believe \n Him," Kifi'iifwii* said.  "Oh, Valenlinus, I do believe," lulnt said intensely "I do." She knelt and  grasped his hand.  They sill ipitetly together, etlih praying Suddenly there was a brilliant light  in the prison cell Radiant. Julia screamed, "Valenlinus, I can see! I can see'"  "Praise be lo Cod'" Valenlinus exclaimed, and he knell \n prayer  On Ihe eve ot his death Valenlinus wrote a hist note to Julia, urging her to slay  dose lo Cod. and he signed it horn Yout Valentine " H,s sentence was carried out  ihe next day, lehruury M. 270 AD , near a gate that was later named PorUtValetitim  m his memoiy. He was buried al what is now the Church of I'raxedes at Rome It  is said that fulia herself planted a pink blossomed almond tree near h\s grave Today,  ihe almond tree remains a symbol ol abiding love and friendship. On each I'ebruary  14. Si Valentine's Day. messages of affection, love and devotion are exchanged  around the world.  Courtesy of Mrs, Myrtle Braun, Sechelt,  ��� f  mmmmmmm Letters to the Editor  A race of gimme pigs  **  Editor:  Herewith my subscription  to the Coast News. We were  appalled by the news when we  moved to this area three years  ago, but feel it has improved  about 200% under your editorship and now enjoy it.  However, if I had already  taken out a subscription my  first reaction would have been  lo cancel it from sheer outrage  after reading your recent "Musings" - "why thc hell doesn't  hc just go back to Scotland, and  take Joe Davidson with him?!"  But on consideration I realized  how often I've felt disgusted with  Canadians myself thc last ten  years or so, and I'm a born-  and-hrcd Canadian who never  had to look for my "identity  as a Canadian" and all that  nonsense. We do seem to have  become a race of Gimme pigs.  Everyone has more than ever  before yet feels hc is "owed"  more still. But I don't think this  deterioration in quality is a  purely Canadian phenomenon.  It seems to afflict most of the  western world.   Just watch your  **  T.V. for an idea of the quality of  life in the U.S. - 1 lived in New  York for a year and felt like cheering when I crossed thc border  coming home! Consider Italy -  have just watched a re-run of  "La Dolce Vita" on T.V. - not  exactly admirable. And Britain  as well - I was stationed in England for three years during the  war and couldn't have admired  the people more - everyone doing  two or three jobs, and so staunch  and unshakcablc. Who could  believe Ihcy could ever change  so much - "I'm alright Jack"  ��� more pay for less work - and  beating up lhc referee after a  football match - the English??  And your own Scots ��� wanting" to  break away so they can keep all  that North Sea oil money for  themselves - not so different from  Loughced's "Our oil belongs to  the people of Alberta''!  So please - don't confine  your criticisms to Canadians  only. As for being "unworthy  of this land" - 1 agree, bul I  can't think of a race on earth  Ihat Is worthy of il.  Name withheld.  Letter from Whitehorse  Editor:  I have harangued the Post  Office here and even telephoned  the Coast News on two occasions  for 1 have not been receiving  my paper.    In fact, 1 have not  these difficult times.  I urge those readers of this  sunny little newspaper who have  not already done so to support  this admirable locally owned  product  with  the  modest  sum  Gospel Rock  Editor:  1 was very interested in Mary-  anne West's letter in the Jan.  17th Peninsula Times and the  supporting leller by H. Hinder  stating many good reasons for  leaving Gospel Rock as it is and  nol widening the road. All the  arguments presented in these  letters are very well put and 1  would like lo add my support.  I thought, al one time, that  the natural beauty of that area  had been destroyed when some  misguided person or persons  cut down all thc arbutus trees  on the lower side of thc road.  Fortunately and amazingly,  they made a vigorous and complete come-back.  I might add that where the  Marine Drive in West Vancouver  skirts a rocky bluff there is often  no widening.  Gibsons is fortunate in having  an unspoiled, undeveloped area  of coastal bluff so near at hand.  Left as il is it would make a  park   for   Gibsons   and  Dr. Hugh lnglis  unique  vicinity  had a copy since the middle of   requested in Ihe notice.  November, so it was more than  unusually pleasurable to receive  the eurrcnl issue last Friday.    1  have missed you.  hi response to your "Special  Notiee to Readers". 1 am pleased  lo enclose my cheque for $8.00  as a voluntary subscription. Although I am not one of your  readers on the Sunshine Coast.  I hope my subscription will  still be welcome! I hope too that  this notice attracts thc kind of  support for your most praiseworthy newspaper which it  warrants. A newspaper of this  calibre is rare indeed, and thc  fact that it is a community produced endeavour makes il the  more  descrying  of support  Allan J. Crane  #11. 5025 5th Ave.  Whitehorse. Yukon Territory  Library  Fditor:  During thc past year the  members and Board of Directors  of the Public Library have very  much appreciated your coverage  of library events. It has also  been very helpful to our readers  to have published the list of new  books as they appear on the  library shelves.  MM. Meredith  Secretary  Gibsons Public Library  Thank you  Editor:  May we take this opportunity  of thanking you most sincerely  for your reporting of our association's affairs during thc past  year. This has been most beneficial to our membership.  Wishing you ever success for  continued service.  Joyce Kolibas  Past Secretary,  Branch 69, Senior Citizen's  Association  Poison  Slings and arrows (cont'd)  to seal his fate.  Squads like a third rate novel?  Perhaps il is. bul over Ihe past  five or six years most of us have  learned nol to underestimate  the banality of the truth about  politics.  Ihe other bil of idle speculation which is interesting is the  irony involved in a Solicitor-  General attempting to gel around  a law which he is obliged to  enforce even (hough hc probably  doesn't agree with il. Thc legal  requirement in question is the  controversial fact thai a woman  must ask her husband's permission for an abortion. There is  a sizeable segment of citizenry  who believe this law denys a  woman control over her own  body. It's a topic of sonic complexity and I for one am inclined  lo believe Ihat the law is an  affront to personal freedom. It  is surprising lhal this has not  become lhc central issue in the  fox ease.  Clearly il is possible for women  to have an abortion without anyone but Ihe doctor knowing. In  the ease of single women or  allegedly single women, or in  lhc case of those who cross the  border to any one of a number of  northern   slates   wilh   women's  centres or abortion clinics. Thc  fact that Mr. Fox chose lo fake  a signature rather lhan seek  other alternatives suggests in  itself that he considered the  signature only a minor Icchni-  cality.  One would hope that thc wholi  Editor:  Concerning Ian Corrance's  Wildlife Corner Column. Jan.  24th.  As secretary-treasurer of the  Canadian Crossbow Association.  I feel I must make thc feelings  of the association known with  regards to Ihe use of pod hunting  wilh the drug Sueeinylcholine  Chloride, and ils use of bolts or  arrows using Ihis device and  drug.  We Ihe members, feel that this  form of hunting must be the  lowest form thai man could  possibly sink to. As a United  Stales bovvhunter put it:   "It is  matter will be laid lo rest, along kin lo poisoning waterholes..."  with Mr. Fox's career. It would We wish it known as dedicated  hardly have become an election sports-persons that we have con-  issue one way or Ihe oilier, (acted the Fish it Wildlife Branch  Although it can't be denied il in order lo have this obnoxious  was a scandal. I can'l help drug totally banned in the British  thinking il was a very convenient Columbia homing area,  scandal. _Ple��se turn to P��ge Eleven  PILEDRIVER WORKING  In the Secret Cove - Pender Harbour  area. Piling orders on new or used now  being taken. Good prices. Free estimates.  886-2875  Of chlorine  and iron  Editor:  The regional board proposes  to spend ten thousand dollars  in 1978 for the purification and  treatment of our drinking water.  Statistics from the U.S. tell us  that those towns which have  chlorinated water have 40% more  cancer than those towns which  don't have their water treated.  One of the ominous symptoms  of cancer is a low red blood  corpuscle count. That is to say  one's body is short of iron. So  with the prospect of more chlori-  nation in our water we should at  least be sure to have a good iron  supply in our diet.  So we will turn now to a current  newspaper item headed   "Nutrition Notes".  It'asks this question, "What foods besides liver  and kidney are good sources of  iron?"   The answer, "Excellent  sources of iron include Cream of I  Wheat, walnuts, almonds, bran, I  dried beans, raisins and prune I  juice."  The stated ingredients on a  package of Cream of Wheat are  wheat, tricalcium phosphate,  disodium phosphate, sugar,  ferric orthophosphate, mono-  sodium phosphate, giving the  proportion of iron in the iron  phosphate.  ActualK the richest source of  iron in a form that the body  can readily assimilate is sorrel  or sourgrass. In descending  richness the following foods can  supply iron: sorrel, chickweed,  nettles, spinach, lettuce, leeks,  onions, radishes, strawberries,  broccoli, mushrooms and watermelons. There is vegetable iron  in all dark green leaves. However  the spectro-analysis shows that  there is much more in the white  root of leek than in its green  leaves. There is iron in almost  all foods except white flour,  but if a person needs to build  up his iron supply he must either  drink blood or eat the above  mentioned items. Liver might  help if eaten practically raw.  Dead flesh is useless. Iron in  the foetus is so essential to health  that the mother stores it in the  unborn's liver since it wouldn't  be safe enough to provide it in  the mother's milk. Man is the  only mammal who drinks milk  after he is weaned. There is a  little iron in milk depending on  the particular cow's diet, but  milk as a food is suspect. You  may recall a cancer doctor Hall  who came out flat-footed and said  so. He was promptly fired.  Alex Simpkins  DON'T MISS THE  MICRO-WAVE  DEMONSTRATION  SAT. FEB. 25th  AT J J.C ELECTRONICS  COWRIE ST., SECHELT  885-2568  Coast News, February 7, 1978 3.  WE'RE RIGHT FOR YOU  Fisher  Stoves'  TIm Flshor Stovs can host ovtr 3000  ���quart Itat.  A Fitter Sim uv�� you monoy by  using InoKponstvo lutU: wood or cmI.  Bull! to Inl, Iht Flshor Slow Ii no  ordinary "ipoM" haatar ��� It's ���  sclentlllcally designed radiant rwler  that can haat your antlra houaa.  Coma and loam all Iho facta about trio  Fisher Stmt Irom us.   Wo want to  Wo have Ihe Fisher Stove at  J&C  Electronics  Sechelt    885-2568  Gibsons  Gov't Inspected Smoked  pork  picnics     ���  Gov't Inspected Grade A  prime rib  steak   $1.98  Scott  bathroom  11 S S U �� 4-roll Pack  Scott  paper  tOW�� I S 2-Roll Pack  SUNNYCREST  CENTRE  Gov't    Inspected    Sliced  beef  liver  Wiltshire  skinless  sausage  Maxwell House 0  instant    *. _Q  COltee'Ooz Jar       Ob  O W  Parkay  margarine  1.79  Ichow  I Kg. Bag  *5.99  fOOCl  25  Libby's  diced  beets  2/77*  2/49  Super Vaiu  ice  cream  2I  5 Roses  flour  20 lb Bag  York Frozen  meat  piesiu^  $1.35  $2.79  Chicken. Beef  fabric  softener   soap  Personal Size  I    B\/W Pkg  hot bread  liquid        detergent  detergent   powder  32oz I  5 Ib  Box  99**2.79  Family Pack  of 5 Loaves  Oven Fresh  Oven Fresh  chop  suey  loaf 20  Venice Bakery.  valentine ~ ~q heidelberg  cake    E^h kiDv bread ^    '  r 7 ��� -i  |  B.C. Grown No. 2 BC- Sma"  potatoes  onions  I  bu in box a^aav -     ���    -^v    j  Prices Effective: Thurs. Fri, Sat.   February 9,10,11. Coast News, February 7,1978  Twilight Theatre  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  Young rum Waits Revisited  Some artists due to thc very  nature and presentation of their  ��� i.il are doomed to remain  bsi ure,    B\ sticking  then    individualistic   guns.  thej nevei reach a mass-audience  and become instead, cult-figures;  ippeal limited to a hardcore  ,-otees      I'hese uncompro-  haratters appear in all  fhi   \ns    |"hej are the painter's  liters, the actor's actors and  .'��� i \ singers,  It is the last  (roup thai I propose to deal with  hi m    since   lhe>   are   perhaps,  the most noticeable.    Such performers as  Anna O'Day.  Fred  Ni ii.   Mark   Murphy   and   Eric  Vndcrson  each   lias  his or her  eotorie   ol   dedicated   fans   bul  seldom if ever gits close to even  bubbling  under  the  Top  Hun*  dred, The business of becoming  ! bra-famous can be a dangerous  game   however  ami   frequently  leads   lo   lhc   artist   selling-nut  qualih wise   in   an   attempt   to  please thc masses.   At the ultimate extreme (one has only to  think   of   Mario   Lanza,   Janis  Joplin,   Jim   Morrison   or   HI vis  Presley) it can lead to the performer's early death.   So it may  well be healthier in the long run  lo inhabit the middleforeground,  content with the sort of modest  success thai could prove infinitely  more valid in the long run.  I or the past year or so, 1 have  become vicariouslj involved with  the career ol just such a performer by the name of Tom  Waits, Hc seems to me, the  epitome of thc middleforeground  artist, more concerned with remaining true to his code than  making the Mil Parade. I could  be dead wrong on this (Waits  once declared to an interviewer  lhal hc would love to have a hit  record) but after five albums in  which the content remains determinedly "iii of the main-stream,  I can onK conclude that he must  have been kidding. Waits is a  sheet poel who sings the truth  abnul what he hears and sees.  Since hc frequently couches this  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  N.D.P. BOOKSTORE  Next to Sears  Gibsons Harbour area  Try uslorgoodbo^ks  truth in the blunt language of the  gutter, it is difficult to imagine  him ever breaking through into  the superstar bracket, To compound thc felony of his raunchy  lyrics, Waits is essentially a  jazz -performer and has little in  common with the average practitioner of rock and roll, apart  from a common blues influence.  Add to this, the fact that he  dresses like someone who just  stumbled out of an early Fifties  flophouse with a thirst for booze  too obsessively dwelt-upon to be  assumed and you have the very  antithesis of Donny Osmond. Hc  almost makes Mick Jagger look  clean-cut.  So a hy waste so much time and  space on such a grungy fellow,  you may well ask? In part because 1 have experienced firsthand many of the rockbottoni  situations he sings about in his  songs. But mainly because Tom  Waits is a remarkable performer  and a formidable wordslinger to  boot. Despite his outrageous  persona, he has made appearances on most of the top TV talk  shows. One of the most amazing  encounters I have ever witnessed  on the tube was between Waits  and William l;. Buckley on (so  help me Godl) the Dinah Shore  program. The popeyed apostle  of the right-wing seemed literally  hypnotized by this apparition  from the lower-depths. Waits  slouched chain-smoking in his  chair, seemingly three-quarters  smashed and quite oblivious  to his up town surroundings.  Buckley, probably deluded into  thinking he had an easy victim,  began to toss questions in his  polysyllabic style. Waits, who  conceals a mind like a stfrcl-lrap  behind his loosc-as-a-goose  facade, topped his every sally.  Buckely finally sank back in confusion as Waits, nodding sagely,  tired-up another cigarette.  Sweet, ageless Dinah just sat  dumbfounded in the middle as  though she couldn't believe any  of this was really happening.  One of Waits' close pals in  real life is the singer-comedian  Martin   Mull,   who   hosts   the  murderously-til nny Fernwood 2  Night show. This program, a  Man Hartman spinoff is a no-  holds-barred satire on such pro-  rums as the aforementioned  Dinah Shore Show (which often  inadvertently, come off like  satires themselves). Thc format  consists ol running Midi (a damnably amusing and talented fellow)  and his dimwitted, equally-  hilarious announcer, Jerry Hubbard, up against thc most-unlikely collection of fictitious  guests that ever was. One  evening. I was amazed to sec  Waits amble into view. He is  the only "real" guest to ever play  the show. He sang one of his  more-bizarre tunes called The  Piano Has Been Drinking and  needless to say, fitted in perfectly.  The lasl lime I caught Tom  Waits on the box was a few weeks  back when he appeared on  C.B.CVs 90 Minutes Live. Hc  was in his usual excellent and  (feigned or otherwise) semi-  inebriated form. He had traded  in his scrofulous newsboy's cap  tor a stingy-brim bowler but  apart from that, it was business  as usual. He did a couple of  songs including one from his new  album and later traded a few-  words with a perplexed Peter  Gzowski.  I had heard vague rumours to  the effect that Waits had a new  album coming out but this was  the first definite confirmation.  It is entitled Foreign Affairs  and like his four earlier records,  it contains some dazzling tracks.  One of the besl is a laid-back  duet with none other than Bette  Midler, no stranger to raunchv  music and sally dialogue herself.  The song, a clever set-piece  called I Never Talk To Strangers  deals with Waits' efforts to pick  up Midler in a bar. She weaves  her polished jazz-singer's voice  around his whiskey growl to  great and oddly-moving effect.  (Wails has written on the album-  sleeve "Bette, you're colossal!" -  They both arc.)  The album contains eight songs  and one instrumental.   Ihcy arc  all at least good and several  are downright excellent. In the  latter category I would place  along with thc already mentioned  Strangers, a bittersweet ballad  called Muriel: a tour-de-force  entitled Polter's Field in which  Waits returns to his brutal  strectworld of switch-blades and  sudden death and a powerful,  unusual tune called Burma Shave  about a cowboy and a girl hitchhiker who come to a sad end.  But my favourite piece on the  alumn is a wild, swinging road-  rap called Jack and Neal. In  this romping excursion, Waits  pays direct tribute to those Beat  Generation heroes, Jack Kerouac  and Neal Cassady, Waits has  never made any secret of his  admiration for Kcrouac's tumbling spontaneous prose. Here he  gets right down to cases, turns  back the clock to thc late Forties  and takes you on an imaginary  cross-country jaunt with visionary  Jack and his wild-driving sidekick. Waits chants his swinging,  earthy lyrics to thc sort of booting  saxophone solo that Kerouac  often described rapturously in  his novels. The language in  parts, is definitely not for your  little old maiden-aunt's front  parlour but it is gritty and loose  and it all works until you're  trucking right on along that highway with them. Waits closes  thc song cleverly with a few  impromptu bars of California  Here 1 Come that leaves them  dusting off into the distance.  Wherever Jack and Neal may be  on the Ultimate Road in thc sky,  I'm sure they would delightfully  approve.  So that's the state of Mr.  Waits. His voice, shockingly-  wasted (though effective) on his  previous album Small Change,  sounds in much healthier-form  here, the jazz-hacking, spotting  such luminaries as Shelley Manne  and Jack Sheldon, is. as always,  excellent. It isn't likely to sell  a million-copies but it should  keep Waits in beer and smokes  for awhile.  latest word has it that Waits  has been signed hy Sylvester  Stallone for bis new film. Paradise Alley, now under production  in New York. He plays a barfly  called Mumbles. Sounds like  ideal easting and I await bis  acting debut with interest.  Fantasy-adventure and action  comedy form the bill of fare at  thc Twilight Theatre next week.  The former attraction is Sinbad  and thc Eye of the Tiger and it  will play at thc local cinema  Thursday through Saturday.  February 9 - 11.  This represents the third Sin-  bad film produced in recent  years. Both of ils predecessors  were highly popular and successful at the box office. Sinbad  and the Eye of the Tiger bids  fair to be equally popular. It  was filmed in England and in  Spain and Malta and casts John  Wayne's son Patrick and Tyrone  Power's daughter Tarvn in the  leads along with Jane Seymour  and Margaret Whiting.  That the  ������������������������������������*������������*  *  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  ��  DISCO  **************************************  J  For our opening   Friday,   February  11th   J  * & Saturday, February 12th *  * Music by "R.C.B.C." I  * *  **************************************  The  Beach Comber  Motor Inn  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  film was two years in Ihe making  attests to Ihe care with which  Ihe special effects was handled.  Virtually every fool of the film  is a tribute to wizardry behind  the cameras.  The action comedy which will  play Ihe Twilight Sunday through  Wednesday, February 12 - 15.  is Thunder and lightning.  The film, made in Florida, has  two bright slars and lots of bawdy  humour to keep il moving.  Dave C'arradine gives a convincing portrayal and succeeds in  making his many escapes tongue  in check. Co-starring with C'arradine is Kale Jackson of Charlie's Angels and there is considerably more of her on display  than  is  Ihe case on   T.V,  All about Bridge  hv Jim Weir  "Do you play the short club?"  is a question often asked of me  while sitting down at the bridge  table with a new partner. "No"  is my regular reply. Actually I  do play the short club but certainly not the Sechelt Peninsula  version. The local version goes  something like this: A one club  opening bid is artificial saying  nothing about lhc club suit and  forces partner to respond. Partner makes a natural response  unless that natural response is  ID. in which case he indicates  this wilh the artificial bid of 2D.  II partners natural response was  to pass he indicates this with an  artificial bid of 11). If the opening  bidder's natural bid was IC hc  indicates Ihis by rcbidding clubs  regardless of the level. What  many fail to consider when  adopting artificial bids is what  is lost by denying themselves  ihe use of these bids in a natural  sense. For example, in a recent  game one of my opponents  opened IC holding SK.12 HK32  D32 AK-t.12. His partner holding  S054 H7(,5-l DAQ654 C5 bid 2D  indicating a natural response of  ID. The opening bidder then  identified his club suit by bidding  3C. From there Ihe bidding  floundered into .INT which was  sei by two nicks. By using  these artificial bids my opponents  had denied themselves the use of  the natural sequence. IC - ID -  INI - all pass. This is only one  example of those too numerous  to mention here in which the  short club lands the partnership  in the wrong contract. Clearly  thc 2D rcsonse advances the  bidding    loo   quickly    severely  reducing lhc chances of arriving  a( the correct pari score contract.  For this reason many local  players have abandoned thc 2D  response in favour of an artificial  and meaningless ID. This is  even worse. Since the respondcr  could have a valueless band,  the opening bidder can no longer  make the natural rcbids that are  based on a guarantee of six  points from partner. Especially  with strong hands, the opening  bidder's second bid is reduced  to guess work.  In standard North American  bidding lhc opening bidder's  responsibility is lo impart information about his hand while the  responder's responsibility is to  use this information to steer thc  bidding to the best contract. An  asking IC opening bid reverses  this order resulting in the loss of  all precision.   In my experience  I have never witnessed the use of  a forcing short club other than  on this peninsula where it is  used extensively. There is no  bridge book that advocates it's  use yet local players discuss it  as though it has credibility.  Do nol confuse thc forcing short  club with the forcing one club  opening bid used in some highly  sophisticated artificial systems.  Even in these systems the one  club bid imparts very specific  information unlike the local invention.  Ihe short club used properly  is an opening bid in a good three  card minor suit rather than a four  card major suit for the purpose  of overcoming  rebid  problems.  II requires partner to make a  natural response even if that response is pass.  GIBSONS  TAX SERVICE  INCOME TAX RETURNS PREPARED  (Business Strictly Confidential)  Office located at: 1767 Martin Rd.,  Gibsons  886-7272    A. Jack    886-7272  ^TWILIGHT  (THEATRE?  886-2827  GIBSONS  *���������������������*���*���������**���*  8:00 p.m.  Thurs.,Fri.,Sat.  Feb.9.10.11/  Sinbad  and the  Tiger  IftlSO Proof Fun!  DAVID CA-RJADINE    ��t*��j> bust up tiu  KATE JACKSON bfctMtiiHHWMMit.  radutinOu  Sun., Mon., Tues"., Wed. ft-nn n m  Feb. 12th-15th 8'00p'm-  Ellingham's  +  Astrology  V����********************************  Week commencing February 6th  General Notes: Mixed astrological conditions are with us now  but thc emphasis is on unexpected changes whether we are ready  for them or not. This trend is  indicated by thc New Moon in  Aquarius squaring Uranus.  Venus and Saturn align gloomily on Saturday  February   I lth  warning us that soc  could  turn out   dreary   or  dis  appointing,   lovers planning n  get married on that day ore  strongly advised to postpone the  ceremony.  Babies horn al this time will  have well developed humanitarian ideals combined with a  strong sense of duly. Many will  consider marriage only after the  age of 30, providing that institution is still recognized in the  21st Centurv.  ARIES (March 21-April 1��)  Long-range goals have to be  reconsidered suddenly and  friendships re-shuffled in the  process. Be tactful. Many of  you will be expected to devote  more time to local organizations,  clubs and committees. Weekend  social life looks gloomy but a  cheerful letter offsets recent  doubts.  TAURUS (April 20- May 2()|  Your reputation and public  standing will be questioned unexpectedly so have all answers  or excuses ready. You'll be convincing and strive confidently  for further successes. Encouraging financial news is in ihe mail.  GEMINI (May 21 -June 21)  With emphasis on long-distance communications, the affairs  of people far away may require  you to change your plans abruptly. Because many of you are  now thinking more seriously and  deeply, courses in further education and skills improvement  will attract.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  You now have to deal with  other people's financial affairs  and the results of their irresponsible risk taking. Meanwhile,  your own tax and insurance  problems face irritating adjustments. Take advantage of calmer  domestic conditions to replj to  that important letter.  LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Believe it or nol. you've still  got to sort out a few trivial problems with loved ones and close  associates. Why do you keep  hanging on like litis.' Domestic  reorganization will soke nothing  and you know it. Those who  broke away are glad thev did.  VIRGO (Aug. 23 -Sept. 22)  Most   events   are   hnk<  health and employment matters,  Unusual messages disrupt work  schedules and indicate a need for  original approaches. Co-workers  are rebellious and refuse to compromise. Vague aches and pains  should be diagnosed at once.  LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)  Spotlight is again on all forms  ial occasions of pleasure, creativity, gambling,  speculation, and romance.  Socially, many ol you will be  heading in more sophisticated  and exciting directions. Don't  gct burnt. Sudden financial  shocks may accompany ihis  accelerating social phase.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)  Domestic rearrangements will  lake you by surprise bul loved  ones will be honestly glad to see  less of you for a little while.  Nasty bul true. Those of you in  the middle of home decorating  or remodelling should tolerate  upcoming snags with a smile.  Unconventional teal estate propositions should be ignored.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 - Due 21)  All forms of local communication are highlighted, letters,  phone calls, and short visits  will demand immediate changes  to the plans you thought were  secret. You now have to acknow-  Icge someone behind thc scenes.  in seclusion, or from your distant  past.  CAPRICORN (Dec 22 -Jan 19)  Accenl is on your money and  most valued personal possessions. Keep them safe and avoid  lending anything. Now'sthe time  to challenge acquaintances about  those long-overdue unpaid debts.  Don't he soft again. You'll  need more than your impeccable  reputation to clinch the latest  financial deal,  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-1 eh. 18)  As the Sun, Moon. Mercury,  ami Venus continue to pass  through your sign, you radiate  confidence, charm and adaptability. Remember that right  now you're a winner, It's the  time to Halter your appearance  with new clothes and hairstyles.  Ignore the cost you deserve it.  Those bom around Kcb. 5th  experience major changes in  lifestyle during tlCS. . m ,  PISCES (I eh, 10 -Mar. 20)  \ on're   secretly   longing   foi  mil   quiet   ami   should  peace ami quiet ;i  withdraw from the madness ot  everyday living il you gct the  chance Your intuition is gelling  stronger. I se this lime lo plan  neu month's schemes. Remember that am present sorrows,  limitations or eoniincmeiiu arc  onl\ temporal")  Winner Mrs. N. (vhicdomtld is pictured with  team coach Ian Jacobs in the cooler of the Super  Vaiu store beside the side of beef which was  her prize. The beef was won in a raffle lo aid  thc Beachcombers volleyball (cams, on one of  which Mrs. Mucdonald's daughter plays.  NEW  HOURS  Tuesday ��� Sunday  4:00 p.m.  to  11:00 p.m.  Closed Monday  Featuring our Smorgasbord  Friday, Saturday & Sunday  UALCMOON INN  8 miles north of Sechelt on Hwy 101  Please phone for reservations  885-5500 '���"���'���"' '" '    ��� ���i^'!��m..i-!,)��!!WwimM  ^&r^  Books  with  John  Faustmann  CBC  Coast News. February 7. 1978  It's February again, that time  of the year when everyone 1 know  is either out of work or needs to  see a dentist, or both. Those  who aren't unemployed or ridden  with faulty molars are having  trouble wilh their used cars.  The winter wearies. Because,  after all, what can you say about  February'.' It's the month for  groundhog day, and if you're  American, it's also the month for  Geo. Washington's birthday.  But other than that, oh, yes, ���  it's Valentine's Day this month.  Well, there's something positive  to say about February. Valentine's Day. In Ihe midst of fog,  ruin, snow and political scandals  involving those zany, devil-may-  care Liberals, we may yet rummage through the overcoat  pockets of our dreams and come  up with thc battered yo-yo of  romance one more time.  This is going to be one of those  count -your-blessings columns,  and in il I'm going to trot out a  couple of my sweethearts for  Valentine's Day. Not any of my  real, actual, live sweethearts,  several of which are scattered  around the landscape, and who,  I hope, will spare me a tender  thought on Valentine's Day. but  those more consistent, continuous  amours, who buoy me up through  the visissiludes of modern living,  inspire me to go greater heights,  and rewind the armature of my  battered soul. I refer, of course,  lo thc sweethearts of thc printed  page.  I have two especial favourites  these days when it comes to the  written word. The first is Mr.  Russell Hoban, a novelist, and  in my estimation one of the best  writers of fiction in this decade.  I'm in the middle of his first  novel right now, having already  read the other two he's had  published. I realize it's close to  absurd to write a book review  column about a book 1 haven't  finished yet. But this column is  wandering around looking for  the heart of Valentine's Day.  and like all romances, the unfinished books are often the  best.  This is going to get worse when  I confess that 1 can't even remember the title of this book.  It is something like The Lion of  Jachin-Boaz and Boaz-Jachln,  and that may actually be thc  title, or it may not, but it's close  enough for the purposes of this  shoddy  review.  The hero of the thing is Jachin-  Boaz, the mapmaker in a small  village. He makes maps of  everything. There are pasture  maps, showing all the fields and  cows. There are stroller maps,  , noting all the alleys, and there  are maps for everything else  you can imagine. Maps that will  take anyone to their heart's  desire. Jachin-Boaz himself is  working on a master map, which  will be for his son, Boaz-Jachin.  One night thc son visits his  father in the shop and the old  man shows him the master map.  "But it has no lions on it" says  the son. "Everyone knows there  are no lions anymore." says the  old man. But then he begins to  wonder.  As the book proceeds the  father runs off. taking his son's  master map with him. Thc boy  runs off as well. They both head  off into the outside world looking  for the last of the lions, men  engaged in a search for the  beautiful, the elusive, the extinct.  1 like books that talk about  people engaged in near-hopeless  searches. They remind me somehow of myself. But we'll leave  Jachin-Boaz and his son to their  search and get on to my other  especial favourite when it comes  to the written word. This part  is going to be difficult to do  without getting all sentimental,  and soppy, and self-serving,  but I am going to take a crack  at it anyway because it needs to  be said.  When it comes to the printed  word, one of my recent all-time  DON'T MISS THE  MICRO-WAVE  DEMONSTRATION  SAT. FEB. 25th  AT J a C ELECTRONICS  COWRIE ST., SECHELT  885-2568  favourites is this newspaper,  the Coasl News. I never used to  read small newspapers. They  seemed, more often than not,  nothing more than a collection  of pages of Cub Scout news,  and while I hasten to say that 1  have nothing against Cub Scouts,  they don't make for widely exciting reading. This past summer  1 went into the offices of the  B. C. and Yukon Community  Newspaper Association. They  collect all the small papers  published in those places, and  thc lady in the office was kind  enough to give me copies of  them all. I took them home and  read them. 1 think I can say  with some degree of objectivity  that thc Coast News was better  than most. In fact, I'd have to  say that thc Coast News is one  of the best small papers presently  being published. The rest of  them were still into Cub Scouts.  Since I've started writing for  this paper I've been consistently  pleased with thc people who  make the thing work. Everyone  in the office here is just the  tiniest bit insane. Lindy the  typesetter, for example, has a  cow. Some months back she had  thc cow bred and she was relating the story to the editor and  myself. The editor and I were  deploring Ihe use of artificial  insemination (not liking the  general direction that sort of  thing leads to), when Lindy  said: "Oh, it's all right. We  showed the cow a picture of the  bull when we had it, done."  Everyone else in thc office is  just as nutty.  Manuanc, the vivacious French  Canadian receptionist, drives  like a demolition derby entrant,  and writes articles about male  strippers. Bruce, who seems to  do everything that no one else  is doing, has a sense of humour  that rons to extremely painful  puns and can clear a room with  a bad joke in thc same way that  some people break wind. Ian,  the dotty photographer, is a  collection of neckties and biting  wit who's recently found his  voice as a writer. "More words!  And in better sequence!" yells  Ian, battering away at his long-  suffering typewriter. That leaves  us with my fellow columnists  the misters Matthews and  Trower, whose drivelling insanity  is well documented by now.  Matthews writes about everything from his cousins to loggers,  and when he runs out of words  he starts making them up.  Trower writes about his past,  which seems to include guys who  live in barrels, guys who steal  overcoats  for  a  living,   sleazy  <KO>��  by Maryanne West  The second program of a mini-  series designed to help increase  awareness of vital developments  taking place within Canada,  Canada Watch - Who's in Charge? discusses unemployment,  Saturday, 7:05 p.m. It is of  course common knowledge that  unemployment is high and  regional disparities have been  with us since Confederation,  but some things are changing.  Economic power is moving west.  bars and a general penchant  towards over-indulgence. Having  mentioned all of these folks,  and including here the incredible  Penny and her friend Jack  Daniels, Ihe only one 1 haven't  said anything about is the editor  himself, that electric-haired  wandering bundle of inconsistencies who is often the delight  and/or outrage of his friends.  The Coast News. At times it  seems like the most impossible  combination of talents ever  assembled, and yet, week after  week they produce one of thc best  small newspapers in this province. I hope they continue to do  this for many years to come.  Even here, in the gloomy depths  of February, thc Coast newsies  seem to manage. And they  manage with style. So this  column is an overdue note  wishing them thc best. Because  thev deserve the best.  but Ontario the former heartland of the nation wonders if it  will be a short lived phenomenon.  Ideas, Saturday 9:05 p.m. looks  at the most common ways in  which people try to cope with  roadblocks in their lives and  comes to thc conclusion that those  who overcome, paraplegic's who  become successful athletes for  example have more than just  luck going for them.  Concern, Sunday at 9:05 p.m.  presents a program for Valentine's Day - Mating Habits,  a Bird's Eye view of the species  which is not about our feathered  friends.  Wednesday February 8  Johnny Chase: 8:04 p.m. Science  Fiction serial.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m.  Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.  Maureen Forrester, contralto.  Zara Nelsova, cello. Verdi.  Dvorak. Somers. Saint-Saens.  Tchaikovsky.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Joshua  Logan, Broadway director.  Thursday February 9  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. Conclusion  of the Zwickcr scries by Silver  Donald Cameron. The Cat's Paw.  Jazz Radio-Canada: 8:30 p.m.  Nimmon's V Nine Plus Six.  Pacific Salt.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m.  Quebec Symphony Orchestra.  Berlioz, Schubert.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Interview with Gordon Brook-Shepherd.  Friday February 10  School Broadcasts: 2:04 p.m.  Historv of Music in Canada.  Part II.  Country Road: 8:30 p.m. Ryan's  Fancy.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.  Eugene Fodor, violin. Gamba.  Lelo, Prokofieff.  Nightcap:    11:20 p.m. Schuller  Chapin. former general manager  of the Met.  Saturday February 11  Update:   8:30 a.m. Roundup of  B.C. happenings.  The House: 9:10 a.m. Thc week  in Parliament.  Quirks and Quarks:    12:05 p.m.  Science Magazine.  Metropolitan Opera:    2:00 p.m.  Adriana   Lecouvreur,   by   Francesco Cilea.  Canada Walch: 7:05 p.m. Unemployment.  Ideas: 9:05 p.m. More than  Just Luck.  Anthology:    10:05 p.m. Kildarc  Dobbs book review.     Northern  Lights, short story by Jan Gould.  Poetrv by Elizabeth Jones.  The   Hornby   Collection:   11:05  p.m.   A play   Remembrance   of  Miracles by Gwen Ringwiwd.  Sunday February 12  CBC Stage:   1:05 p.m. The Man  by   Mel   Dinelli   starring   Rac  Brown and Eric Schneider.  Signature: 4:05 p.m. Horowitz.  Symphony Hall: 7:05 p.m. Toronto Symphony Orchestra.    Maureen Forrester, contralto.    Berlioz, MacMillan, Mahler.  Concern:      9:05   p.m.   Mating  Habits, a bird's eye view of Ihe  species.  Monday February 13  Gold  Rush:     8:30 p.m.   Inter-  view wilh  Elvin  Bishop.     Live  concert with Zdenka.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. CBC  Vancouver   Orchestra.      Grieg.  Stravinsky, Bcrwald.  Nightcap:  11:20 p.m. Irish film  industry.    Serial reading Pan I  of spy thriller The Riddle of lhc  Sands by Erskinc Childers.  Tuesday February 14  Nightcap:    11:20 p.m. Irish Art  treasurers exhibil from New York  CBC-FM Radio 105.7  Ideas:   8:04 p.m. Wednesday ���  The Future of Ihe Jews. Thursday - Global Corporations.    Friday - Lecture scries.   Monday -  Aging.   Tuesday ��� Bloodhounds  of Heaven - spy fiction.  Thursday: Signature 9:04 p.m.  Horowitz.  Friday: Radio International 9:04  p.m. A Yard of Sun by Christopher Fry.  Saturday: Audience 9:05 p.m.  Pari I. Theatre in Toronto. Part  II. Vancouver Symphony Chamber Ensemble, Beethoven,  Haydn. Part III - Malaspina  Expedition - historic Canadian  artifacts on display in Portland.  Oregon.  Monday: Festival Theatre 9:04  p.m. A Delicate Balance by  Edward Albee.  SUNSHINE COAST TV  SALES & SERVICE  "^\.   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At your Credit Union,  we're looking forward to serving you!  Deadline for claiming contributions to your RRSP for the 1977  taxation year is March 1st. 1978.  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  r\  Cowrie Street, Sechelt     885-3255  Better in so many ways  I'rustml in   B.C.CENTML CREDIT UNION 6. Coast News, February 7,1978.  Freethinkers Pulpit  HIIIHI- SPIRITS  by Ami) Kunriall  Main Intelligent Christians,  und others who hold no claim to  that title, will have no fault to  find with what I am about to  write this week, There will no  doubl be those who shut the  trap-door on their minds to all  that, in their opinion, is not  hacked bj scripture. That ^  nol God's fault, nor is ii mine,  hut, il ii helps the squeamish.  I fio into ihis as reverent l\ as  rm sometimes impish humour  will allow.  Just i<> scl you into thc mood  here are a few quotes Irom  Hamlei "We know what wc  are, bul know not what we maj  he". "Do not, as some ungra*  pastors do, show  mc th  steep and thorny way to heaven";  and here's one 1 heard our editor  mutter the other day. from  Hamlet. "Ihere are more things  in heaven and earth, than are  dreamt of in your philosophy."  That last one is my cue as we  would say on the stage.  My last "Pulpit" theme was  o| people who can be called  "Searchers" for they are vitally  interested in anything that can  give them a better understanding  o| this life, ol death, and of an  afterlife. Il also stated there  were main books that give us  reasonable evidence of happen-  ines that substantiate the belief  in immortality, or afterlife, if  you prefer that word. I will not  repeal the experiences I have  had that gave mc definite assur-  WE HAVE  MOVED!!  TO 1500 GOWER POINT ROAD.  COME IN AND SEE US.  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Doctor  Hans Holzcr, "The number of  eases involving near-death experiences, reports from people  who were clinically dead for  varying lengths of time and who  then recovered and remembered  what they had experienced while  unconscious, is considerable...  Why then are some people  allowed to glimpse that which  lies' ahead for them in the next  dimension. without actually  entering that dimension at the  time of the experience?" And  he goes on: "One factor remains  constant; though the body ceases  to live at the point of "death",  there may well be another form  of life, a Spritual Survival,  afterwards."  A Dr. Karlis Osis, the research  director of the American Society  tor Psychical research, has published his findings concerning  many deathbed experiences,  wherein the dying recognize dead  relatives in the room, seemingly  come to help them across the  threshold into the next world.  While it comes to my mind, an  immediate neighbour who I  visited often, and died about  three years ago. told me a few  months before he died that his  deceased wife came and stood  beside his bed, and appeared as  though in thc flesh and "She  was dressed as I knew her years  ago."  Now I swing to Dr. Raymond A.  Moody, and his Life Alter Life  book that records so much of  evidences of that life after death.  Here is a capsule comment that  covers so much that Dr. Moody  and others have observed. "A  man is dying and. as he reaches  the point of greatest physical  distress, he hears himself pronounced dead by his doctor.  He begins to hear an uncomfortable noise, a loud ringing or  buzzing, and at the same time  feels himself moving very rapidly  through a long dark tunnel.  After this, hc finds himself outside of his own physical body...  soon other things begin to happen. Others come to meet and  help him. He glimpses the  spirits of relatives and  friends  who have already died, and a  loving, warm spirit of a kind hc  has never encountered before -  a being of light - appears before  him."  It could be said, and has been  said by critics, that all this  could be the result of chemical  forces in the body that produce  a dream state. But. the next  report from Dr. Moody that I  will give now knocks all that  galley west.  "In several eases, persons have  related to me how they amazed  their doctors or others wilh reports of events they had witnessed while out of the body.  While she was dying, for example, one girl went out of her  body and into the other room in  the hospital where she found her  older sister crying and saying,  "Oh. Kathy. please don't die."  The older sister was quite baffled  when, later. Kathy told her  exactly where she had been and  what she had been saying, during  this time. In the two passages  that follow, similar events are  described by Kathy.  (1) "After it was all over, thc  doctor told me that 1 had a really  bad time, and I said, "Yeah,  1 know." He said. "Well, how  do you know?" and I said, "I  can tell you everything that  happened." He didn't believe  mc, so I told him the whole story,  from the time I stopped breathing  until thc time I was kind of  coming around. Hc was really  shocked to know 1 knew everything that had happened."  (2) Kathy related to her father  everything that happened from  the time she was dragged out of  thc car after the accident. Who  dragged her out. thc clothes he  wore, what he said. "Yes." her  father said. "That's all true,"  Yet. Kathy tells, "My body was  physically out this whole time,  and there was no way I could  have seen or heard these things  without being outside my body."  1 admire Dr. Moody's honest  approach to this subject and  that he says. "I am not trying to  prove there is life after death."  As a searcher myself. I have to  admit though that the experiences in the Kathy ease, particularly  where she tells of "visiting" her  sister though lying dead in  another room comes too damned  close to being conclusive evidence  in our immortality, for me to  doubt at all. These findings  have been corroborated by scientists, scholars and members of  thc clergy who have had thc  courage to investigate in this  new field of research in the hope  of helping those who need to  know, rather than to believe.  This Ian Corrance photograph will give the  residents of the Sunshine Coast an idea of the  attractive interior of thc new Gibsons Swimming  Pool which will be opening its doors to the public  on the 25th of this month.  Gibsons Swimming Pool nears opening  Lorain Goddard's tenacity and  hard work is now close to bearing  the fruits of her labours. The  swimming pool in Gibsons is  close to completion and is tentatively scheduled to open on the  25th of this month.  In the initial planning stages  the flow of public opinion changed constantly as different pool  sizes and types were discussed.  Some wanted a large open air  pool which could be bubble-  covered when funds were available, while those at the other end  of the pendulum wanted a small  pool with all the modern conveniences.  The outcome of all the public  debates and cost analyses is that  Gibsons is going to have a porl.  Its size can only be snubbed ,*v  Come cry  Dear Ann:  What is more important in a  bride, sex or good cooking? Docs  a woman have to have all these  home skills to hold a man?  To have & to hold  Dear To Hold:  Well that depends on the  person. 1 think at first it's the  sex, but the exercise develops  an appetite, then one must be  able to boil water. Eventually  he will notice thc tidiness of  the  house.     Make  a  habit  of  those with Olympic aspcrations,  It is tastefully decorated in a  brightly coloured abstract which  is easy and pleasant to thc eye.  Besides the main pool there is a  wading pond for children (or  small adults), and, what should  be a great attraction, thc hot  water whirl pool.  The cost of construction, which  was a worry to many, came to  $317,000. ihis is $13,000 under  what was estimated.  Technical details arc: the main  swimming area measures sixty  by twenty-eight feet and will  contain d2.000 gallons of water  which will completely circulate  through the filters every four  and a half hours and will be  kept at a temperature of twenty-  six       degrees       Celciusteighty  degrees Fahrenheit). The wading  pool is sixteen by ten feet with  1070 gallons circulating every  sixty minutes at thirty-two degrees Cclsiustninety degrees  Fahrenheit. The whirl pool  is ten feet by ten feet with 8H8  gallons with a constant fast  circulation at thirty-four to  thirty-eight degrees Celsius  (Ninety-five to a hundred degrees  Fahrenheit).  The pool will be open H8 hours  a week. This will be broken down  into different lime slots so as to  give all segments of the community the optimum usage. Admission prices will be 75 cents  for adults: 60 cents for teens; fifty  eents for children under twelve:  50 eents for OAP's; 50 cents  from noon to 1.00 p.m.   If a time  picking up and having fresh  flowers on thc table. Cook simple  things, with the heat on medium,  the one outstanding fault of a  new cook seems to be thc large  amount of burnt offerings. Anyone that burns toast calls it  bride's toast, whether she just  can't juggle the four-minute egg  and get the juice in a glass,  pcre coffee and watch the toast.  I don't know. 1 suspect partly  the groom is kissing her and also  thc short time between arising  and leaving for work in the  morning, sometimes even making  pressures of  lunch, and so th  'l*HrV%&$***rK3><L*4k^<S*+*r^ a lifetime begin.  The rest of thc  ' day is easier, plan simple meals  VARIETY FOODS    J  SNACK BAR  $ Herbal Teas *  and  :;.  Sandwiches >  Made to Order  886-2936  Gibsons Harbour  U- ���  \g^ay4r$<rSria>^<r%*^rr%r^^  ���nd cook sauces and desserts  ahead of time, have the salad  in the fridge, then if you have  a main dish to warm up or a  couple of potatoes baking,  when Romeo comes home,  there's a lady on top of the  chores. Always try to bathe and  put on something attractive,  a bit of perfume. Being a home-  maker and a sweetheart can be  a joy, or a drag, the woman  usually sets the tone of thc  marriage. It's all possible even  when the woman of thc house  works the first years. Shared  tasks arc fun too. I do believe  the biggest problem is timing  and planning. Make notes to  yourself, keep order as you go.  Pretend your mother-in-law is  going to drop in. Then try to  keep the house orderly enough  It's no different today. Coast News Classified ads are still the place to turn to when you  wish to buy or sell campers, tents, vacation  equipment or anything else.  WE'VE MOVED  to our NEW LOCATION  next door to  Helen's Fashion Shoppe  in DOWNTOWN GIBSONS  <TW^7> tTM^T) fi\WT)(i  Any inconvenience to our customers is only  temporary. Our relocation will enable us to  streamline our service calls.  that you'll feel at ease, whoever  drops in. That's another important thing in a home, being  hospitable. Your mate is so proud  ol you anyway, you have a big  advantage, leach him his role  as host from the beginning or  he'll always try to be a guest  too. That can be wearing. Starting right is important, talk about  anything that bothers you and  soon it will be resolved. Happy  days.  Dear Ann:  I too am concerned with  Hydro's running rough shod  over the public's desires. This  province was mentioned on TV  as one of the most beautiful  spots in the world on the Mcrv  G'iffin show. I was so pleased  and proud. I believe if lhc tourist  trade is the second biggest  industry in this province, there's  a reason for it obvious to all.  Having eyes they see not. By  raising the ferry rates they've  already hurt the Sunshine Coast.  Revenues were down for all  vacation and tourist oriented  businesses, that deprives local  people of jobs.  We will hc ruined by Hydro,  they are making us pay thc  interest on loans and selling  cheaper power than we have to  thc United States and big manufacturers. In the same action,  lousing up our tourist trade with  high wires. Anyone who's seen  Daisy Lake at Brandywine Falls,  can see how little they care for  beauty. The wild birds migrating hit thc wires - they weren't  there the last migration. I've  particularly heard of the swans  being killed, running into wires.  can be set aside specifically  for families it will eost just  $1.50 per family.  Various water safety and instructional programs have been  worked out by thc pool super*  visor. George Bodt. who recently  came here from Richmond with  a lon^ string of credentials from  his many years in affiliated  fields. Over and above the supervisor, full time and part time  life guards will be required,  plus cashiers. The operating  costs are expected to run al about  $52,000 per year, $40,000 of  which should be recouped  hy thc admission fee.  Before the official opening the  pool will be open for public  perusal for the three preceding  lliiys..  '  In this generation there must be  a better and more pleasing route  and method of relaying electric  power. If we found on the moon  even one bird or animal as lovely  as a swan or deer, think how  thrilled the astronauts would  have been to display the living,  creature. Instead wc on earth  are blessed with greal varieties  of animals and beaiit>. stamp it  underfoot, like the sprays ol  insecticide have erased so mum  birds and butlerflys etc. What  can he done'.'  Concerned  Dear Concerned:  You've said it all. (here is  a problem of reverancc for life.  Iheqnalih of life versus progress,  the population of this country is  small and lhc need for electric  power not as great as the industrial nations. Our tourist  tn.de can benefit all! Industry  us.ially brings noise, fouled air  arid waler. It seems a cleat-  choice to me. but the conservationists is as different as day  to night when it comes to the  aims in life of Hydro executives  Money and control are his goals,  the people that pay are nol consulted and are paying huge bills  already. I agree with you,  treasure the beauty wc have,  and develop travel here and not  industry that destroys all the  natural blessings. We all moved  here because of the setting and  many care little about power.  Many people on the Sunshine  toast use coal oil lamps and  gladly pay the price to keep the  natural forests and enjoy this  Eden. Write letters lo those  in power and let them know how  you feel.  Z^4rKJ>Z*at*r\3Z^*>%J>  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  Co/Mp/fi/e  DRVdEnninG  service  10%  'O OFF      $ ITEMS CR MORE!  ..NCS  REDUCED SERVICE  During the week of Feb. 5-12 Peninsula  Cleaners in Gibsons and Sechelt will not  be receiving cleaning. However the  shops will be open for the reclaiming of  garments and for alteration services.  With 2 locations to serve you best  WHARF ROAD  SECHELT  885-9554  1521 GOWER PT. RD.  GIBSONS  886-2200 dbe&  'V  ^1  The supervisor of the new Gibsons Swimming Pool, George Bodt, tries out the whirlpool  bath which is part of the new recreation facility scheduled lo open on February 25th.  Turn off, tune in - fitness beckons  by Fran Bcrgcr  Pleasunl astonishment overtook me recently as I read that  for the firsl time ever, television  viewing is down. People are  mainlining fewer hours of TV  than ever before, a trend that  was totally unexpected! As a  seldom watcher myself, one  whose frustration is often hearing  about an exceptional program the  day after it was aired and so  vowing to spend more time  watching the tube, this instantly  tweaked my curiosity, and in no  time flat my eyes were glued to  our vintage black-and-white  eye to see what it is that people  are suddenly turning off.  One flip around the channels  filled mc in on thc state of evening television, which I must  admit vas quite uninspiring and  perhaps more than a little depressing. Hut my interest was  definitely captured by thc commercials. My gosh, but the ad  men must be fitness freaks,  too! Every other commercial,  either directly or by example,  was pushing nutrition and exercise -Js well as its product, and  not necessarily with a sugar  coating!  "Fitness is not just for nice  days; it's an everyday commitment," proclaimed one ardent  young lady after her jog through  the rain. - and then went on lo  rave about a shampoo she could  use every day. And of course  my favourite, the one which  brought a shock of near-recog-  Gibsons  Auxiliary  by Marie Tralnor  Despite inclement weather  twenty memhers turned out to  attend the regular monthly  meeting of the Gibsons Hospital  Auxiliary on Wednesday, Feb-  wary 1st.  Ihe president. Joan Rigby,  brought the meeting to order.  Reports were heard from Chairpersons of the various committees and requests wett made  for more volunteer workers in  the hospital, particularly in thc  Physiotherapy and Extended  ( are units. Gilt Shop and Thrift  shop. Forty volunteers worked a  total of 118 hours during thc  month of Januan.  A display table was set up of  a variet> of knitted and crocheted  articles, including a baby iifghan,  sweaters, dresses, bonnets and  numerous stuffed toys. We wish  to thank Barbara Powers and  Bunny Adams for their time and  effort in producing such beautiful  work.  It is regretted that, until  further notice, the Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary Bridge Club is  cancelled indefinitely due to lack  of accommodation. However,  should suitable accommodation  be found at a later date, the  public will be notified.  Our new quarters, above Ken's  Lucky Dollar, are gradually  taking shape thanks to Ian and  Stella Morrow, who have loaned  our auxiliary a lovely cupboard  with an arborite top for storage  of our dishes etc. This addition  is a tremendous help, not only  for our storage space, but also  makes things much more convenient for the ladies making tea  and coffee.  The next meeting of the auxiliary will be held on Wednesday,  March 1st. As usual a good  turnout is expected. If you know  of a friend or neighbour who is  interested in volunteer work,  invite them to come along with  you to the next meeting.  nition to my face, showed a handsome guy, mid-thirtyish. (a school  teacher maybe?) running back  into his weekend rugby game,  and where Mom used to marvel  at her detergent turning all the  dirt and grass stains in Junior's  uniform back into dazzling white,  now it's Dad who's heading  back into the thick of it to put  those dirt-destroying enzymes  to the test! It made me smile to  sec and hear our own (Fitness  Service's) message coming across  over international airwaves, and  I'm grateful to Big Business for  the free publicity.  But while individual advertisers may feel fitness,is a cause  worthy of promotion, I'm sure  they're not giving it such a big  push just for the good of their- or  your-hcalth, They're out to  package their product in whatever  will make it sell, and as the liberation movement has convinced  them it's unacceptable to use  sexy ladies to attract Bill Buyer,  they've obviously searched out  thc next best thing. And it  seems they've discovered that  what he'll fall for after long legs  and a plunging neckline is good  health! Advertisers try to read  our minds and offer us what  they think we want, so somewhere while searching the recesses of our collective subconscious they must have caught  glimpses of gym suits, salads,  and cross-country skis!  Why should people be both  turning off their televisions and  developing an interest in exercise and their health? Has thc  "Great Entertainer" lost its  appeal? Is the "third parent"  losing its grip and no longer  able to keep its children under  control? Or is man's will to  survive forcing him to turn his  passive pursuits into active,  life-sustaining ones? Is the  animal instinct of self-preservation perhaps surfacing again  after at least two decades of  slow suffocation by vocally and  visually induced physical and  mental anaethesia?  On a biological level, taking  care of the physical well-being  of the organism is a built-in  function; the animal does it  instinctively. Humans are animals, with a mental capacity as  well as a physical one. and perhaps our bodies and minds,  knowing instinctively that we ve  fallen into a passive, sedentary, hypnotic trap in front of  our TV sets, are naturally trying  to get us active and moving  again. The urge may be coming  from within. When people feel  at a loss and don't know what  to do, if they ultimately rely on  their instincts they will probably  discover the best move to make.  aaWfja\     REAL ESTATE  *  INSURANCE  LORO  iNCIES  w  AGENCIES LTD    Box 238 1589 Marine Drive Gibsons.  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  " Crafts & Hobbies  Seaside Plaza, Gibsons  886-2811  Our Handicraft Drop-in  Centre will be continuing  Tuesday and Thursday  at 7:30 p.m.  ��  M���-mat""-��� ��� ���������������* ��� r -��j  WE  MUST  BE  CUCKOO  We're still selling  specially marked items at  Vz PRICE  Helen's Fashion  Shoppe  Gibsons  886-9941  Sechelt  885-9222  In the movie "Star Wars" Obi-  Wan Kenobi counselled Luke  Skywalker to "Trust in the  Force", and perhaps wc should  trust these feelings and tendencies to turn toward more  physical activity as being instinctive survival responses to  thc Force of Life.  Television is a powerful educator, influencing us both  obviously and by suggestion,  and one message it has constantly  bathed our brains with is that we  have choices - not only of channels and products, but of entertainments and lifestyles as well.  Perhaps to its detriment it has  shown us many things to do more  interesting than watching TV,  and particularly considering its  offerings of crime, violence, and  over-simplified situation comedies, plus the admission of some  network executives that many  programs are not up to the level  of the audience, it's no wonder  that many are bored and leaving  their armchairs to search out a  bit more of the action. "I'm mad  as hell and I'm not going to  take it anymore!", the movie  Network's motto, can be shouted  at so many frustrations that  plague modern man. and since  television rarely helps to case  those frustrations, many viewers  are responding by turning it off.  Perhaps voting with our feet is  thc best way to both follow our  instincts and become more active,  and let TV producers know they'd  better re examine thc quality  of the product they're expecting  t, - to buy.  Commented Norman Lear, father  of Mary Hartman. Maude, and  Archie Bunker. "I'd like to think  society is getting healthier.  People may begin talking to each  other again." If we allow ourselves to follow our instincts,  we just  may  prove  him right!  Nutrition  Notes  Question:  Arc weiners good for  children?  Answer: Weiners arc included  in thc Meal and Meal Alternates  group. They contain nutrients  similar to other members of thc  meat group at lower levels. One  and a half weiners. or a 3-ouncc  serving, is equivalent to 2 ounces  of lean meat, fish or poultry.  A young child may have difficulty eating thc larger portion.  Weiners are lower in iron than  most other meats. They can hc  offered occasionally bul a wide  variety of meats should he included in a child's diet. Consumer's Repori recommends that  you boil weiners 12 minutes to  kill any bacteria.  Question: Instead of three meals  a day. I am skipping lunch.  Will ihis help me lose weight?  Answer: Meal skipping is a poor  wa> io lose weight. Ii actually  may increase appetite lor thc  next meal or tor heiwcen meal  snacks which resulls in increased  lood intake. Skipping of meals  is likely to lead lo lhc choice of  unbalanced dieis. Actually,  several small and regular meals  ach day may provide greater  satisfaction lo ihe person on a  reducing diel than lhc normal  three-meal pattern.  Question: What is calcium  propionate and why is it used in  bakery foods?  Answer: this is ii calcium sail  ul propionic acid, found widely  in natural and processed foods,  including the ycasi leavened  foods - bread and cheese. Calcium propionate inhibits mould  growth which would otherwise  develop in bread within ahoi  three days. Ii lias no effect o  staling,  Coast News. February 7, 1978  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  .WML  Mm $$S/ ���  ���s't--.:-  fi>f :1���  y " ���     '������ /  '?ZZ%  ViVAi  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  * Guestrooms (BreakfastIncluded)  ��� Dining Room   886-9033     &%KSrb.rB  CO/imERdaLl  JriDTiNc  You can be certain you can't buy better  printing...you can only pay more money.  6-2622  6-7817  printed envelopes  business cards  letterheads  brochures  booklets  88  88  tf raffle tickets  ���;: admission & membership cards  NO JOB TOO LARGE OR SMALL  t  Call us on your next printing job and  join the  list of satisfied customers.  4'**********************************  Special Notice  to Readers  The Sunshine Coast News is distributed  to every home on the Sunshine Coast  every week. 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Tonight.  Basketball  tournament  It was win some lose some for  the students of Elphinstone  Secondary School last week  as they hosted their annual  Cougar Invitational Basketball Tournament. The Senior  Girls won the championship with  26-23 victory over University  Hill in the final game of the  tournament, while thc Senior  Boys, the final score being  85-84.  In the girls' play Lynne Wheeler of Elphinstone was named as  the Most Valuable Player with  local girls Lori Thibault, Carla  Paetkau, and Cindy Sommer-  field also being named as all-  stars. Elphinstone boys also  took the Most Valuable Player  award with Mark Brackett  garnering the award.  Two local teams and three  visiting schools will compete  in thc Howe Sound Junior Boys  Basketball Tournament at Elphinstone, Friday and Saturday.  February 10th and 11th.  Elphinstone, Chatelech, Mount  Currie, Pembcrton and Squamish  will play four games each in a'  round-robin format, with the  winner advancing to a playoff  with junior teams from Richmond  and Vancouver.  The tournament will begin at  2:30 p.m. Friday and end around  8:00 p.m. Saturday, with the  presentation of championship  and all-star trophies.  Elphinstone. which won eight  straight games earlier this season, is favoured to capture the  trophy won last year by Squamish  but can expect strong competition  particularly from Squamish and  Chatelech, in this tournament.  Admission will be $1.00 (75��  with student card). The full  schedule is as follows: Friday:  2:30 Mt. Currie - Squamish,  4:00 Elphinstone - Pemberton,  5:30 Chatelech - Squamish,  7:00 Elphinstone - Mt. Currie.  8:30 Chatelech Pemberton.  Saturday: 12:00 Chatelech ���  Mt. Currie, 1:30 Pemberton -  Squamish, 3:00 Elphinstone -  Chatelech, 4:30 Mt. Currie ���  Pemberton. 6:00 Elphinstone -  Squamish.  Port Ulellon industries  Gibsons  credit union  GIBSONS, THIS IS YOUR CREDIT UNION  EVERYONE IS WELCOME  JOIN OUR GROWING MEMBERSHIP TODA'  m  ^giijiwi  ;'tiS  ENQUIRE  ABOUT   OUR   TERM    AND  SAVINGS DEPOSIT RATES.  YOU'LL BE GLAD YOU DID.  I.C.D.C  LOANS  AVAILABLE  886-8122  886-8121  Next door to the Coast News, In Gibsons.        886-8123  Volleyball  teams  successful  The Sunshine Coast Volleyball  Club women's team won its first  two league matches in Vancouver  last week. Thc local team easily  handled North Vancouver 15-1,  15-0. Thc North Van team is  composed of players from North  Vancouver Secondary School.  The locals played for Elphinstone  teams this past school season.  The second match was a hard-  fought down out affair. The  opposition. Double Blue, is a  Vancouver team comprised of  cx-U.B.C. players and other  former high school and college  players. Double Blue won the  first game 15-10 with Gibsons  playing good defense but lacking  a consistent attack. In thc second  game Gibsons was led by the  very hard spiking captain Laura  Campbell and excellent defensive  coverage by Sigrid Peterson.  Everyone communicated well on  the court resulting in a 15-5  victory which forced a third and  deciding game. Double Blue  took an early 5-1 lead but Gibsons  picked away with good attack  and defense to finally go ahead  8-7. The five consecutive points  with Lorna Boyd serving put  Gibsons up 13-7 and they held  off a late Double Blue rally to  win 15-12.  Spirited action between the Elphinstone Senior Boys basketball team and the team from  University Hill in the recent Cougar Invitational Basketball Tournament. These two teams  met in the final and the Elphinstone lads lost a squeaker by only one point in a thrilling  game which delighted the spectators. Photo by Mark Boothroyd.  In other league action in thc  same gym, Double Blue took two  straight games from the U.B.C.  J.V.'s who, in turn, defeated  North Vancouver 2-0.  The next matches for the local  girls will be next Tuesday, also  at North Vancouver Secondary  Gymnasium. The opposition will  be the U.B.C. Totems at 8:30  and Trinity Western Junior  College at 9:30.  More volleyball success  The Beachcomber Volleyball  Team and Mrs. S.Macey. the  Secretary-Treasurer of the team,  have worked very hard to make  thc raffle a success. The winner  of the side of beef was one of the  team members' mothers. Mrs.  N.MacDonald.  Thc team appreciates thc solid  support they have received from  the residents of the Sunshine  Coast.  This material support will  enable the team to participate  in more tournaments, and the  DON'T MISS THE  MICRO-WAVE  DEMONSTRATION  SAT. FEB. 25th  AT J & C ELECTRONICS  COWBIEST.. SECHELT  885-2568  YOU MUST  STUDY  the proper handling of fireplace or heater  to get the best results. Dry fir bark gives  the most heat, green alder the least.  Fir logs safely placed will burn all night  in your fireplace.  Alex & Bill Simpkins  Bricklayers & Stonemasons  885-2688 & 885-2787  tide tables ���Reference  I. ���*���%��    ������'���'IVii    Point Atkinson  Tue. Feb.7  0545              15.7  1120                9.7  1635               14.3  2320                2.3  Thar. Feb. 9               Sil.Feb.U  0000 3.1 0130 5.6  0705 15.8 0805 15.4  1300 8.1 1440 7.0  1825              13.8       2020              13.0  Wed. Feb. 8  0625               15.8  1205                8.9  1730              14.1  Frl.Feb.10                San. Feb. 12  0050 4.3 0225 7>0  0745 15.7 0850 150  1350 7.4 ,520 6.7  1915             13.4       2135             12.6  GIBSONS LANES s-��,  In^. Hwy 101, 886-2086     ��*          ��  ^aV    'vNy                    Friday & Saturday 7-11 p.m.  Bj^,,    ^^.             Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. and 9-11 p.m.  Equals  by Trtsh Cramer B.C.A.l.  and Debbie Rhodes  FENCING FOR YOUR HORSE  Fencing   is   a   prohlcm   with  Natural Poles & Posts - Thev  are a lot of hard work and arc  prone to thc same problems as  thc hoards.  Page or Stock Wire - Horses  lean over and  make   thc  wire  experience gained from these  will help them in the annual  Provincial Volleyball Championships. The team's expenses  are high because in order to  develop into a championship  team they travel throughout  the province to acquire the necessary competition experience.  Some idea of the high record  of achievement of local teams  can be gained from thc following:  Kamloops: 1st ��� West Zone final  for 15 and under; Mission: 1st -  15 and under Team. 2nd - 13 and  under Team, invitational: Court-  enay: 3rd ��� Vancouver Island  Championship; Powell River:  1st - 13 and under. 1st ��� 15 and  under, invitational; Gibsons:  1st - 13 and under invitational.  1st - 15 and under invitational  1st - 15 and under invitational;  13th Annual U.B.C. invitational  and International Women's Tournament. 3rd.  most   horse  owners.     We  all slack if you don't include a pole  would like thc romantic "white or hoard at thc top.   The horse  rail  fence"  but   the   cost   and also gets halters and feet tangled  maintenance is prohibiting. Here in stock wire frequently,  are sonic tried and inexpensive Barbed Wire - If it is 5 or more  fencing ideas. strands tour or five inches apart  Post and Board - If your fence and is very tight, properly marked  is   to  be  both   functional   and barbed wire is good fencing for  ornamental you must put a fair adult horses.    If it is anything  bit of work into it.   Your posts but   this,   you   arc   asking   for  should be treated to discourage trouble.  insects and horses from chewing Slick Wire - It is of no use for  them.    Your boards should be horse fencing whatever,  stained or painted, as they will Chain Link - This is the best  rot or check if they arc not,   Wc animal fencing available,  prob-  advise using a double fence to ably thc most expensive too!  discourage   horses   pushing   on Electric   Fences   ���   Il   is   thc  the boards, using electric fencing easiest to put up and maintain,  nailed to 2 x   2's  that  project Electricity   is   terrifying   and   a  into Ihe pasture a foot or so. frightened horse will rebound and  Ibis way the horses respect, the go through Ihe electric fence il  hot wire and never lean, chew or hc is now shown the boundaries  rub on the fence. We find horses by his owner or oilier horses,  kept in electric fences for a long There is an old and very true  time learn not to bother fences saying. "Good fences make good  at all. neighbours."  Strikes and spares  by Bud Mulcaster  Four of us went to Nanaimo  last weekend to take in the  Master Instructor Tournament  held at Fiesta Lanes. Dianne  Fitchcll, Larry Braun. Jim Mid-  dleton and myself. Larry. Jim  and I didn't fare too well but  Dianne wound up about 160 pins  over average. There were 192  entrants from all over B. C. and  I enjoyed myself seeing people  that 1 hadn't seen for a while  but with that large an entry the  bowling was very slow. So it  was a busman's holiday but all  in all a good weekend.  We arc doubling up in thc  Classic League and in the first  set Jim Peers rolled a 302 single  and Larry Braun a 336 single.  Larry came back in the second  set with a 307 single and Freeman  Reynolds a 358 single and was  high with a 1071 4-game total.  Mavis Stanley starred in thc  Gibsons 'A' league with a nice  357 single and in the Ball & Chain  league. Dianne Fitchcll. coming  on like a house on fire, rolled a  323 single and 790 for three.  And in the Senior Y.B.C.  league Gordon Mulcaster rolled  a 307 single and had 757 for  three. The youngsters in thc  Y.B.C. program come up with  many big 200 games, a few 300's  and good 600 and 700 totals.   I  just wish they realized how  fortunate thev are to be able to  bowl as well as thev do at the  age thev arc.  Highest totals: Classics 1st  Shift: Gwen Edmonds 260-917.  Larry Braun 336-958. Freeman  Reynolds 26.1-960. 2nd Shift:  June Frnndsen 270-907, pa<)dy  Richardson 281-027. Larry Braun  .107.954. Freeman Reynolds .158-  1071. Tuesday Coffee: Carol  Tetzlaff 260-667. Alice Ingles  284-674. phv||is Hoops 269.748.  Swingers: Belle Wilson 194-  545. Flo Gough 198-541. Dick  Oliccr 203-5666. Gibsons 'A':  Mavis Stanley .157-775. Jim  Gurney 261-660, Larry Braun 269-  724. Wednesday Coffee: Darlcnc  Maxfield 243-684, Carole Skvtte  284-701. Nora Solinsky 294-767.  Ball & Chain: Dianne Fitchcll  323-790. Gary Tourigny 260-688.  Freeman Reynolds 297-748.  Phuntastiiiuc:   Ha/el Skytte 268  668, Bruce Gamble 258-708.  Legion: Dianne Fitchcll 265-641.  P. Cavalier 218-023. James  Rhodes 253-640. Y.B. C. Bantams: Debbie Turner 146-253,  Arlcnc Mulcaster 141-266. Andv  Solinsky 193-364. Sean Tct/lai'l  244-425. Seniors: Gwen Me-  Connell 212-533, Ann Husband  231-542.   Geoff   Butcher   271.  669. Jeff Mulcaster 262-689.  Gordon Mtilciister 307.757,  ��������������������*���*��������������������������������������������������������������B��ajM>  We hear tell that Wally's not bad at  poker  but when he can't get a  FLUSH  he always  calls Tideline  Tideline  Plumbing  &  Heating 886-9414  MHWIIIWMmilMIIIMUHMMMMMm Coast News. February 7. 1978  COAST NEWS   CLASSIFIED ADS  Classified Ad Policy  VII listings 50' per line per week.  ir use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  Ilnlmum  $2.00   per  Insertion,  ill fees payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  These CUialflcaUona  remain free  - Coming Events  Lost  - Found  Print your ad In the squares Including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sore to leave a blank apace after each word.  No phone orders Please. Just mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coast News, Classifieds, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0, or  bring In person to the Coast News office, Gibsons  DROPOFF POINTS: Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Westersund's Chemists .Pender Harbour.  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  n  i  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON ���  , The Lion's Share of Personal Sale Items  can be Found Under Close Scrutiny  Only In the Coasl News Classifieds  If It's a Tradesman or Professional  Service that you require be sure to look  first in the Sunshine Coast Business  Directory.  Coming Events  GIBSONS WILDLIFE CLUB  Regular general meetings 1st  Wednesday of each month, 7:30  p.m. at Clubhouse. tfn  Jewclery Making Classes  For more information call Irene  Blueth at 886-7667. #6  WOMEN'S CENTRE  Roberts Creek. 885-3711. Drop-in  library, information. Thursdays  11:00-4:00. tin  TOT LOT BAKE SALE  Saturdav. Feb. II at the Sunnycrest Mall. 10-1. #6  ATTENTION ARF.A A' SENIOR  CITIZENS: Every Monday night  at the Pender Harbour Community Hall from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.  thc Pender Harbour Senior  Citizens Branch #80 enjoy carpet  bowling, shuffle board, pool,  cards and other activities. Come  and join us, wc welcome you.  Entertainment committee: Jack  Hcidcma, 883-9973. #7  MIME AT WILSON CREEK!  Starting Sun. Feb. 12th there  will be a Mime class at Wilson  Creek. Doug Vernon is presenting instruction in mime, theatrical movement, juggling and  pantomime, for interested adults.  Fee is by donation. If interested  in gaining theatrical training and  skills in an informal setting,  attend the class. Feb. 12th, 1:00  p.m. at the Scout Hall. For more  information, call the Community  Office at 885-5422. #6  DON'T MISS THE  MICRO-WAVE  DEMONSTRATION  SAT. FEB. 25th  AT J & C ELECTRONICS  COWRIE ST.. SECHELT  885-2568   Roberts Creek Community Assoc,  monthly meetings, third Wed. of  each month, 8:00 at R.C. Communitv Hall. #10  Coming  Events  Personal  Wilson Creek Community Services Meiting. 2nd Monday of  every month at the W.C. Comm.  Hall at 8:00 p.m. Coffee served.  SUNSHINE POTTERY GUILD  Meeting Monday. Feb. 14th,  7:30 p.m. al old resource centre  on Hwy 101 ai blinking light in  upper Gibsons, New members  welcome. #6  BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT  Elphinstone hosts Howe Sound  Junior Boys Basketball Tournament this weekend. Five teams,  Elphinstone, Chatclcch. Pemberton, Mt. Currie. Squamish, play  10 games, starting 2:30 p.m.  Friday. Feb. 10th and noon Sal.  Admission $1. (754 with student  card.) #6  LIFE DRAWING CLASS  Tuesday nights. 7 o'clock, room  115, Elphinstone. Bring your  own materials. 886-9737. #7  TETRAHEDRON SKI CLUB  General meeting Feb. 14th, 8:00  p.m. at Roberts Creek Elem.  school, in thc library. #7  Find Out About  the BAHA'l FAITH  Phone 886-7355 or 886-2078.  #6  SURVIVAL FIRST AID  Wed. February 8th  Room 111, Elphinstoite  W.C.B. Certification  upon successful completion. Certification  valid 4 years. Fee: $7.50  Pre-registration: Mary  Fraser, 886-2512  Found  Black cat with Ilea collar, found  in   Martin   Rd.   area.   Gibsons.  886-7178.  Announcements  BRUSHWOOD FARMS  Now taking bookings for Spring  riding lessons. English or  Western. Adult beginners a  speciality, 886-2160. Jl  DISCERNING ADULTS: Shop  discreetly by mail. Send $1.00  for our latest fully illustrated  catalogue of marital aids for  both ladies and gentlemen.  Direct Action Marketing Inc.  Dept. U.K.. P.O. Box 3268.  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3X9,      tin  Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.  Gibsons Athletic Hall. 8:30 p.m.  Every   Monday.       880.9059   or  886-9904 for information,      *2o  Work Wanted  Bob Kelly Clean Up Ltd.  A load on this truck  is a load off your mind!  886-9433 tfn  Fully Qualified Electrician  ���.': Free Estimates   ..  886-2546 tfn  * CAT-BACKIIOE *  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic svstems  886-9633 886-9365  CARPENTER  With 20 years experience, available now for small jobs in Gibsons  Roberts Creek area only. Gord  Lindsay. 886-2332. Hb  * DRUM LESSONS *  For the beginning or advanced  player. Andy: 886-7265. "H  Reliable cleaning lad> for hire.  Ref's available. 886-7785.        ttb  H1GGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. I'hone:     885-9425.  885-9747. 885-3643, 886-9546. tfn  Fast, Clean, Efficient  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Vacuum equipped. 886-7785. tfn  Carpentcr-Shipwright-Handyman  Quotes given or by thc hour.  I'hone 88(v237.1. tin  Work Wanted  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger trie removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Sen Ices Ltd.  885-2109  EXPERIENCED CARPENTER  Renovations, etc.     Reasonable,  Ref*s available. 885-3900.        ��>>  Journeyman carpenter All types  of construction, new or old.  Work guaranteed. 886-7160.    "i.  Moving \ hauling, gardening,  rubish removal, house and  garden clean-ups. 886.9503,    "n  Young man, trained Licensed  Practical Nurse, seeks lull lime  em ploy men I on Sunshine Coast.  Live in preferred. Ask for Dennis  at 685-4741. "6  Get Keadv fur Spring!  Fruit tree pruning, gardens dug,  perrenials divided. ALSO 1-ton  truck for hire, light mmmg and  hauling, 886-4294. tin  I     CLIP& I  I SAVE      1  |   YOURFRUITTREES   I  ��� SHOULD BE PRUNED |  ��� N0W ���  ��� FOR A BETTER YIELD I  |ANDHEALTHIERLIFE.|  J Reasonable Rates 1  I      Call 885-3537       I  Wanted  Timber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold. Lei us  give you an estimate. Did Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-78% or  886-7700.  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 895-2812  24" resii�� ui shake block  a cord. Leave messti  885-2686 or after  885-5374.  p.m.   at  01J  Wanted  Small desk, will  sineli bed and 18'  hM,"2 is.  trade  12' - II' rowing boal Clinker or  t arvel ��� double cutler or narrow  transom in useable condition.  Phone 885-.150.I. ��s  Wanted: Used piano hi good  condition. 885-M86.1. ��8  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creeks  Clean single bed mattress and  toilet needed for .lack .V Jill  Nursery School. 886-7098.        #6  Gibsons Tol Lol is in desperule  need ot useable u>\s und I'lpup  ment. Pick up available for large  items. 886-7143,886-2024,        ��~  Magnificent Obsession and  Doctor Hudson's Secret Journals  In Lloyd (   Douglas, 886-7802.��6  Opportunities  FREE!   I" give away   oil slov,  886-231". ��ii  Stul'l ctnelopes  S25.00 pel   1"  (Possible). Information si ml sell  addressed stamped envelope i"  .1  ,V  t, General   \geiicics   Ltd  Bos   590.   Pcaehlaiid.       II    I  VOll IXO. "tutu  Nude models. S5.00 per hour lol  draw ing class, female preferred.  Call886-1737 io-5p.in. "~  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  ********* AUTOMOTIVE   *********  f JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  TOYOTA  New 8, Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts& Services  .    Gibsons AL JAMIESON Phone 886-7919  * NEED TIRES?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  Everything lor your building Needs  Free Estimates Phone 886-2291 -2  Curst Cltttrit lib.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 8. CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park  885-31 S3  J. McKenzie Ron Blair, P. Eng.  Pot poise Bay Rd. PO Box 387 Sechelt   VON 3A0  Boa 860  Gibsons  ^\BE ELECTRIC M.,    Znos  M*******MISC. SERVICES *********  Zolar CrapfiyX  'tsiqn poid'ng/ silk sewn pHWiV)  ' m tm/is. RAgTWSH 886-2640  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance Electronics     Pole Line  ���POWER   TO   THE   PEOPLE'  **********    EXCAVATING    *******  CUSTOM BACKHOEWORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage Waterlines. etc  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss 8, Fertilizer  Licensed lor Pesticide Spraying  JfCUSi  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  IT  Gibsons  Girt S Guys  Complete Prolessional Hon i ^re  Painless Ear Piercing   886-2120  P.O. Box 609  Sechelt. B.C.  Bus. 885-2332  Res. 886-7701  .Ph 885-2921  Roberts   Cree*  rH'  ssp  >c>��>  FOR  Kl'  N'l'  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove"'  WINDSOR���v  ,��!��ooD  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  J.B.EXCAVATING        886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation   Iw,  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  W. W. UPHOLSTERY & BOAT TOPS LTD.  Everything for your upholstery needs  FOAM - PLEXIGLASS SALES  ********* CARPENTRY ***  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  Pavne Road, Gibsons    STANHILSTAD ROOFING  OUROID SHAKES  ORREROOFING  Gibsons R R  1. Port Mellon Highway       Phone 886-2923  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE  &CABINETSHOP  Custom Built Cablnetsand Fixtures <r 30 Years Experience  Exoert Finishing   it Kitchen Remodelling A Specialty  R.BIRKIN  Beach  Ave..   Roberts  Creek       885-3310  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C.  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems   Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  s y  ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg. 886-9411  i-7310  THOMAS HEATING  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  PoM Mellon to Oie s Cove  eas-9973  8H6 ^91M  Ccmmerca' Container;, <,va<iabip  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument  set-up ol furnace  886-7111  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD  Clean up your wooded areas  Remove lower limbs tor VIEW  Top tall trees ad|acaceot to building  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd..  * Feed * Fencing     MJ*M7 j  ��� Pet Food    * Fertilizer   f,,,,R<l  Gibsons  Marv Volen  886-959(  885-3417  CARMI CRANE SERVICE  Industrial or Residential Lifting  Phone  886-2401 or 886-2312       _-i-  M******** ELECTRIC  ***********      ********* PLUMBING **********  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  IGIBSONS CO.I Servin9 the Sunshine Coast  KLIiCTRIC'AL CONTRACTOR  PerAndreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  RAYCOATESPLUMBING  886-7695  Contract Renovations & Service Work  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING-PIPEFITTING-STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992        Maintenance  Residential Continuous  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Movnq & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Pnone nub 2664     Member Allied Van Lines     RR   I   Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon toPender Harbour  Res 886-9949  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS esifmates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p o. Box 748  At rear of Shannon Industrial Supplies Gibsons. B.C.  GIBSONS LAWN MOWER &  CHAIN SAW SERVICE 886-2912  Gibsons Industrial Park, #5, Shaw Rd.  "Repairs to all makes"  DOGWOOD    CSFS    886-2888  ��� Breakfast  ��� Lunches  ��� Dinners  Gibsons, B.C 10. Coast News, February 7,1978.  BLANKED B.C, & YUKON BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  CLASSIFIED ADS  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Jewellen Store for sale in Central  Fraser Valley . Good location.  cahhI nel profit. Apply Box 110,  C 0 808, 207 West Hastings  St ..Vancouver, LB.C. V6B IH7.  ttb  t Ii, \RS from around the world!  Famous nanus from Mexico.  Phillipincs, Jamaica and Cuba.  Semi for tree brochure. Write  "< icns". 252 Cullcn Drive,  Winnipeg. Man RJR 1X5.       Hb  COMMERCIAL PROPERTY  Vacant, newly renovated C-2  retail store with bachelor suite  on mam street near Chtlliwack.  Value $45,000. Many possibilities. Cash or trade. Call after  hp.m.H2.1-ti22h. ib  I OR SAI1  ULEFOS -New in B. C. Quality  Norwegian Wood Heaters. Ideal  for cabin, home. 3 attractive  models. 5260. - J540. Write  I IEFOS Box 11686, West  Vancouver, B.C, V7V3P3.        Hb  BLANKET B.C. & YUKON  CLASSIFIED ADS  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  An exciting business unlike anything in thc community. This  complete product and merchandising concept can be operated  as part of an existing business or  as a separate outlet. Contact  Ihe Accentor'. 105 ��� 6001. I%A  St., Langlev. B.C. V3A 1A8.  Phone 533-2333. #6  MACHINERY  Septic Tank Forms. 2 - 600 Gal.  (steel) Price: $2500.00. Phone  534-7577. //(,  M  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  w  REAL ESTATE �� INSURANCE  1569 Marin* Drive, Gibsons  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  OFFICE 886-2248  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  t  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  L  GIBSONS  Veterans Road Area: 3 bdrm post and beam,  two baths, one ensuite; open area living  and dining room with beautiful well planned  kitchen, F.P., and carport, two recreation  rooms downstairs. Large level lot, 225 x 127,  good garden soil. Priced at $69,000,  Older type home in lower Gibsons, close to  shopping, etc, 4 bdrms., Vfc basement,  garage. Fantasticview. Only $34,500.  ROBERTS CREEK  Cheryl Ann Park: 2 bdrm unique design  home, completely modern, newly finished  complete with carpet, etc. Cedar design  kitchen. Terrific spot on semi-wft lot with  some view, Ideal for couple who would like  something different. F.P. $42,000.  New 3 bdrm home in area of attractive new  homes Alum, siding, double glazed windows, carport and fireplace. Plenty of roomy  cupboards, large utility; the whole nicely  decorated with W/W throughout, Priced  at $48,000  Close to v.aterfront with access to beach;  lovely 2 bdrm home with fireplace, newly  decorated with new W/W; dead-end road in  quiet area   Only $41,500,  HOPKINS LANDING  Older home on waterfront property consisting ol Iwo lots. House has 3 bdrms.  large  living  area,   needs  some  renovating.  but could be made into attractive home. Good j  garden area and view is unsurpassed. Inguire I  lor further details. I  BUILDING LOTS  Level cleared lot in Gibsons Village on sewer  and water, 62' x 182'; obtainable with small  down payment ot $3,500. For further details  of this and other exclusive listings, phone  Karl Bull at 886-2814.  Two lots South Fletcher and School Roads;  total price $30,000.00 MLS.  Three lots on Rosamund Road, suitable for  mobiles or? $12,500.  Large lot on Chaster Road, close to school.  $12,500.  REDUCEDTO SELL  On secluded side road in Roberts Creek,  close to store, school, etc. $10,000.00  Good view lot on Velvet Road, only $11,000.00  Five acres on Highway 101 near Oldershaw  Road, has own water and some fruit trees;  cleared with small alder remaining. Asking  $33,000.00  Other lots and some acreage available,  priced according to location and accessibility.  Ask lor details,  BLANKET B. C. & YUKON  CLASSIFIED ADS  HEAVY EQUIPMENT  B 50 J.D. Finaldrives. Oliver  O.C. 12 - good undercarriage.  T.D. 15 tracks and rollers. D.4.  Catcrpiller Hydraulics. 1967  Kenworth Cummins 5 and 4  S.C/.D. Contact Cariboo Tractor  Parts. Box 4268. Quesncl, B.C.  V2S 3.14. Phone 992-5354. Hb  MACHINERY  For sale or Hire ��� 1976. 1240  Volvo rubber-tired Loader. iJ  yd. bucket. 3100 hours. Machine  like new. Apply Box 906. Lake  Cowlchan, B.C. VOR 2GO.  After 5 p.m.: 749-3920. ttb  LIVESTOCK  1969 Appaliuisa stallion "Soft  spot" ApHCC'1860. 15.3 H.H.  Block white leopard, big spots.  Excellent blood lines. Substance,  animation, brilliance disposition.  Photo available. Well trained  Western. $1100.00 Phone (604)  5.37-5897. #6  REAL EST ATI:  TAX SHELTER ��� 12 suite Apartment. 11-2 bedroom, 1 ��� one  bedroom. No vacancies since  built in 1975. CMHC Tax certificate. Box 2707 Smithcrs. B.C.  VO.I2NO. Phone (604) 847-3145.  Hb  HELP WANTED  EARN $200.00 monthly part-  time; $1,000. full time. Easy to  succeed with our training. Write  Fuller Brush Company, C/O  Box 108. 808, 207 West Hastings  St.. Vancouver, B.C. V6B IH7.  or Mr. T. Diamond. R.R. 3,  Kamloops,B.C.V2C5KI.       tfn  BOATS & MARINE  SUPERB SURFER 24' Sedan  Cruiser, command bridge and  crew boat models. Factory to  you saves $$$. Surfer Marine.  678 Andcrton Road. Comox, B.C.  V9N 5B8. Phone 339-5733.       #6  Help Wanted For Sale  Pets  German Shepherd pups for sale.  S40.00 each. Mother excellent  guard dog. 886-7785. #6  Spayed female German Shepherd  looking for good home with room  to run, excellent watchdog,  great wilh kids. 886-9774.        ttb  Help   Wante~d  Person with car for part-time  help on newspaper motor route.  886-9503. .#6  Woman to house clean two hours  a week. Ref's req. 886-9165.    #7  APPRAISALS  MORTAGES  NOTARYPUBL1C  LORRII. GIRARD  886-7760  1a   i  JONMcRAE  885-3670  Office: 886-2277  Vancouver Line:  Toll Free: 682-1513  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3545  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  HOMES  ChAiiTFH HOAD Three Liwjroom lull  basemeni home neslfed in !'<o i<ces lor  privacy I Ive lai ;������ skylights provide a  bright and sum y almotpphere 'or your  lamiiy Two lifiished fireplaces raised  heart!    with   somi-circulai    openings  I irga i arpi rl ind ne ii ������ 500 square  leel ol sundae* Vj4 'Mj  ***����**����#���**��������*  FAIRMONT ROAD Exceptional idrqe  home i ii ���     . ���  ' i ���������!��� /lew In  ��� ,:������ ������ '���������..��� i, ire looi homo  ��� ai ��� ni i ������-'������; featurei i idli ������ " roe  bed) ������ man How lul i b lament  . ��� ���-..'   iti ��� I '"i   11      iton     ., ������ n  I   ������ ���  il ���'������ ' .  ball     iauna double  ���. nad ii i ;���- /��� il ������ ���- ������ Byo huge  su idei'  ; ������ ���    ;���     .'. ���     *'i", home has  evei." ��� ;  ! 11 -:.i. 178 '*mo  DAVIS Rl ���������      Chai      g  |al ���       lad  II '���"��� I ������"' ton ' -��� ������, home on  B full)    ���    :    -i. ��� ������     '       |l |G  itlllty 'rxim  1 ��� rvasl bi iryei ��� I storage  ���" i ' il irporl in ! easily be  finished ar a rec room The perluct  family home ��� ��� .��� I i I ,-. Is shopping,  Ida curling nnl" and Ihe nnw swimming  pool $37,900  TRAIL BAY Co/y older typo home on  leasoij waterIrnnt property Situated in  a peaceful and quiel area with a safe  sandy boach, beautilul view and desirable southwesterly exposure Largo  lol with level landscaped grounds around  Ihe home and a nicely treed bank la the  rear SI 5 000  WATERFRONT Sochi;!! Reserve lease  Large lot approximately 60 > 300 Small  rented cottage on level waterfront lot  Hydro in, water available. This is a  very exclusive protected area        $5 750.  DAVIDSON ROAD Spectacular view  and privacy in Langdale Ridge Large  three bedroom home has all large rooms  Fireplace downstairs Separate carport  allows more room for expansion m Ihe  lull basemeni. Large cedar sunder* anil  many extra features Enter by way of  nicely treed panhandle driveway to the  ' i acre you tan cail home $04.TOO  GRANDVIEW ROAD: Fantaslic fully  finished large family home on almost one  acre view lot Three bedrooms on main  floor plus another finished m basement.  Rec i corn is roughed m with olurnbtng for  wet bar. Tv.o fireplaces sp-yitghls.  special lighlmr; and large sundeck over  doubiecarport  Excellent value $w too  SOUTH FLETCHER A beautiful view  ol Gibsons Harbour is only one of Ihe  many features ol this tour bedroom  home Others include a teatyre wall  tireplace, hardwood doors, lovely largo  kitchen and tor the handyman a 16 x IB  workshop   A great value $39,900.  seaview lane  Approximately 2 acres  ot forested WATERFRONT properly in  Wesl Sechelt 175H square foot three  bedroom home Sauna and beach  house combo on beach    Enjoy the view  Irom ihe glass enclosed petio on the  Ironl ni Ihfl house ol the Trail Islands  $148,600  COUNTRY    ESTATE King    Road  Spat ii.US and modem home situated an  nearly 5 acres of Cleared land ideally  Bulled t(" B family wanting a place for  hobby farming, nurses   poultry, etc     In  addition there ������> ���> separate large home  with 5 to 6 bedroom;,, plus a giant workshop This could be an excellent source  for revenue The property is situated  only 7 miles from Sunnycrest Shopping  Cenlre This whole package ot possibilities is now available at $14U,000  DAVIS BAY Mission Point waterfront.  Two small cottages on 60' waterfront  properly wilh a 20' lane along side.  Property is on Tsawcumn lease land and  is prepaid lo October 1993 Level to  beach, privacy and spectacular unobstructed view Tenanl presently routing  one of the cottages This is your opportunity to invest m desirable water-  fronlage $24,900.  LANGDALE RIDGE Full basement  1218 square foot home on view lot  Throe targe bedrooms Corner fireplace  lacing living room and dining room.  Also has ealing area off the kitchen  Extremely well constructed homo with  large sundeck and carporl. An ideal  family home $52,900  SARGENT ROAD Cu3tom built uniquely designed Home Spectacular view,  landscaped terraced lot in exceptionally  good area. Three bedrooms on main  floor, sunken living room, two fireplaces,  ensuite plumbing off master bedroom  Full basement, built in bar If you are  looking (or qualily buill and original  design Ihis is the home for you AM  appliances included $72,900.  NORTH ROAD: Fantastic potential  here! AVi acres level, mosliy cleared  properly A truly lovely double wide  24 x 60,1440 sauare fool luxurious mobile  home. Has a built in wet bar, family  room, huge square bathtub in ensuite  off master bedroom and walk-in closet.  Three bedrooms, wall to wall carpet  throughout All this plus a Ihree bedroom home with acorn fireplace Presently rented for $200 00per month. Make an  appointment to see this today      $75,000  SARGENT ROAD Largo lamily home  wilh a panoramic view on a landscaped  lol Three bedrooms, ensuite oil Ihe  master bedroom Fireplaces up and  down Finished basement includes rec  room, laundry room and worksnop  Close io schools and shopping     $61,500  LOTS  ALDERSPRING ROAO: 50' x 150' ol  the best garden soil In Ihe heart ot  Gibsons On sewer clow 10 shopping  and Post Office. Potential view ot Ihe  Bay area  Excellenl terms available  110,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: 100' of water-  frontage, steep but manageable slope.  Hydro and water on the esplanade road.  217' deep with a completely unimpeded  view to Vancouver Island Faces south  wesl for lots of sunshine, $15,900.  VELVET ROAD: Beautiful view lot In  desirable area. Priced well below assessed value at: $11,000.  WHARF ROAD: At the corner of Davidson With a little easy clearing this  lot will be ready to build on. Walking  disiance to the ferry. Lot Size is 80' x  110' $12,900.  POPLAR LANE: Newly completed!  The mosl conveniently located subdivision in Gibsons. Only 2 blocks from  shopping centre and both elementary  schools and secondary. Level building  sites with some clearing on a newly  formed cul-de-sac These prime lots on  sewer and all services are going last.  Got yours now while they last. Priced  Irom $11,900.  DAVIDSON ROAD: Fanlasic view from  Langdale Ridge This lol has a small  creek on the very back of the property  AH new homes in this area. This lot is  a full 2/5th of an acre $14,900.  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as it is this double  use lot represents real value.       $22,000-  SOUTH FLETCHER: At School Road.  Two lots of 40' x 150' each One lot  has a cottage which could be rented.  These lots are mostly cleared and ready  for building. A spectacular view of the  entire Bay area and Keats Island is  Included in the price of: $27,500  HILLCREST ROAD Only $3,000 down'  Balance by Agreement tor Sale will  purchase one of these beautilul view lots  at Ihe end of a quiet cul-de-sac All  underground services so there is nolhing  to mar the view These lots are cleared  and ready to build on The ravine in  front will ensure your privacy These  lots represent excellent value Priced  Irom $13,900 to $16,900.  SECHELT INLET ESTATES: Deluxe  lots with a spectacular view of Porpoise  Bay. Beach facilities, nearby moorage,  water, hydro and telephone at each lot.  Only iVi miles to the conveniences ot  Sechelt.  FIRCREST PLACE: Lovely secluded  level corner lot. 61' x 131' surrounded by  evergreens. Water hook up is paid.  $9,900  UPLANDS ROAD: Twuanek, Ideal  recreational lot In beautifully wooded  and park like area. Zoned for trailers.  This lot overlooks Sechelt Inlet and the  Lamb Island. $8,900.  ACREAGE  GRANDVIEW ROAD AT 9th: Over '/;  acre very private with view. House  plans and building permit paid for and  Included In price. Foundation, floor  slab, and plumbing all In for a 28' < 42'  (1176sq. ft. building). $19,900  ROBERTS CREEK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the centre  Develop bolh sides of the road. Try all  offers. Sacres. $25,000.  GIBSONS: Park Road Excellenl prospects for Ihe one who holds this potentially commercially zoned 5 acres. Lightly  cleared, close to shopping centre and  schools. $59,000  HELP! HELP!  Volunteers Needed  Now that the holiday  season is over and  you've caught your  breath how about considering volunteer work?  There are a variety of  opportunities! Drop by  your Community Resource Society office  (above the Sechelt Credit  Union) and discuss your  interests and time available. For further information phone Betty  Wray, Volunteer Coordinator at 885-3821.  Draughtsman/Mapping  Technician  Thc Sunshine Coasl Regional  District has a vacancy for a  draughtsman' mapping technician wilh municipal engineering  background who is familiar with  land use planning technology,  mapping, and able to do basic  research.  35  hour  four-day   work   week.  Usual  fringe benefits.      Salary  Sl.llti.OO per month.  Competition      closes      Friday.  February 17,1978.  Address applications to;  Mrs. A. G. Pressley. Scc-Tres.  Sunshine Coast Regional District  P.O. Box 800  Sechelt. B.C. VON 3AO  885-2261 #b  Horse farm requires mature girl  15 or older to help with horses,  must be willing to work hard in  return for riding privileges.  Brushwood Farm, Pratt Road,  Gibsons. 88b-21b0. #7  LIVESTOCK  3 vear old hens. $2.00. Phone  after 6:00. 886-2153 #h  Hay for sale - $1.00 a bale. Mulch  SO cents. 885-9357. tfn  HORSE SHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eves.        #41  Beautiful Arabian horse with  papers. Chestnut colour. Good  naturcd. If interested please  phone 885-95%. JJ  Wanted to  Rent  Gibsons area. Garage, dry wilh  electricity for 17' boat. 4' wide,  boat repairs. I'hone Ken at  88b-722l weekdays. Hb  The Gibsons  All Nighter  Wood Heater  CUSTOM BUILT  From $310.00  The best  In economical woodheat.  May also be used for cooking.  ALL HEAVY STEEL  CONSTRUCTION  BRICK LINED  886-2808  NOW AVAILABLE AT  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  WE ALSO DO  CUSTOM WELDING  FOR SALE  Small used record shop, pocket-  books, music accessories. In  Gibsons. Great potential. S3.500.  886-9737. ��5tfn  Diamond engagement ring, $300.  Assessed at $350. 885-2468.     #7  Professional Ear Piercing  Fast and Painless, lovely birth-  stone studs and Pewter car-  rings. Gibsons Girl & Guys  Salon, Lower Gibsons. Call  886-2120. tfn  Radio mobile telephone select  call. 10 channels. $1000.00.  Box 15. Madeira Park. B.C.  883-2bbh. Hb  25' Baylincr Sunbridge model  200 Volvo, swim grid, sounder,  compass. C.B. - power winch,  dual batteries, extra prop. etc.  Still under warranty. Slb.000.  o.b.o. 885-3591. #8  Seagull ��� Silver Century long  shaft, new. still under warranty.  Cost $520. for $400. I'hone  885-3591. #8  HOMEMADE MITTS  Crocheted cushions, knitted socks  886-7806. #8  HOMEMADE CANDY  By Susan, Valentine gift boxes,  fudge, almond butter crunch,  turtles, etc. 885-3857 Hb  Kitchen table. 4 chairs, glass  heater, 7 H.P. Simplicity tractor,  2 single beds & mattresses, 2  cow hide rugs, used dryer &  stove. Small Atlas lathe. Call  880-9959. Hb  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST  Before you buy, investigate the advantages of this rent-to-  own plan. All monies paid apply to purchase. Why tie  up your cash or borrowing power? 1st and last months  rentanddriveaway.  EXAMpLES  Based on 36 month lease  78 F250 pickup  $148 per mo.  Total $5328.  Lease end Price  $2176.  or simply return  78 Camero HT  $139 per mo.  Total $6004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  78 Fiesta 3 DR  $99 per mo.  Total $3564.  Lease end Price  $1400.  or simply return  77EconolineVan  $136 per mo.  Total $4896.  Lease end Price  $1975.  or simply return  78 Zephyr Sedan  $124 per mo.  Total $4464.  Lease end Price  $1825.  or simply return  78F1504x4  $155 per mo.  Total $5580.  Lease end Price  $2275.  or simply return  78C100ChevPU  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Dodge Van  $129 per mo.  Total $-1644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Olds Cutlass  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  For further Information CALL COLLECT  GILLE   CHAMPAGNE    987-7111  Belmont Leasing Ltd.  1160 Marine Drive  North Vancouver, B.C. D00479A  For Sole  Doing   your   own    upholstery?  We have all supplies.  Need a new mattress?  fry foam!  All sizes.  Custom Tire Covers - See our  samples at: W.W. UPHOLSTERY  & BOAT TOPS LTD. 886-73WWI  2'/i year old spayed Himalayan  cat. beautiful pet. $40.00 to a  good home. 886-25I2. Hb  1976 Papoose Camper, for small  truck, excellenl cond.. propane  stove, with jacks. $1,600. firm.  After hcall 885-3153. ��7  ALDER - $45.00 a Cord  Delivered. 885-2456. tfn  APPLIANCES  Trade in tour old appliances  on the new HOTPOINT Line  at the new MACLEODS Store  in Sechell.  1976 Glenrlver home, 12 \ 08'.  3 bdrm. set-up with porch in  Mobile park. H I'l. camper needs  some work, offers. 10 ft. David  son boat with Seagull motor,  boat needs some work. Call  885-2490. 04  GOOD MIXED HAY  20 bale lots. $1,50 per bale.  880-2887 or 886-9033. tin  1911 Dominion Piano, excellenl  shape. 886-1488. Hb  THRIFT STORE FOR SALE  If you are interested, plume  325-0139. Hb  For Rent  Waterfront home, 3 bdrm. turn..  F.P. garage. Hwy 101 Madeira  Park area. Avail. Feb. 1st. S285.  per month. 883-2643. Hb  Granthams suite, clean. 2 bdrms.  kitchen. L.R., view, includes  appliances, heat. elec. Sep.  entrance. $140. per mo. Call  880-2544. HI  2 bdrm waterfront collage.  $150. pernio. 886-7802. Hb  1 bdrm furnished house, Granthams, semi-waterfront, lovely  view, garden, fruit trees, $ri).  pernio. 885-9002. Hb  2 bedroom duplex, Marlcne  Road. 886-7037. #8  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  3 bedroom house. Gibsons area,  on 5 acres, only 3 years old.  Call 880-4488. Hb  I bdrm. furnished waterfront  duplex, suitable for one man.  Sorry, no pets. Avail. Feb. 1.  886-2887. tin  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300. per mo, Call  886-2703. tfn  I bdrm furnished duplex, all  electric, avail. Feb. 5. $150. per  month. Sorry, no children or  pets. Sunshine Coasl Trailer  Park. 886-4826. #5tfn  Hopkins Landing. 3 bdrm house,  close to store 4i ferries, semi-  furnished. $148.00 per mo.  886-2848. HI  One two bedroom duplex. S140.  per month and one three bedroom  duplex $200. per month In the  Bay area. Close to park, post  office and stores. Please phone  886-2277. HI  For Rent  Furnished I bedroom suite  includes linen, lights & heat.  $195. per month. 1 block from  shopping centre. 886-4102.      HI  2 bdrm waterfront house, fireplace, electric heat. Sorry, no  dogs. Roberts Creek area. $185.  pernio. 8862113. #8  Fully modem 3 hdrm duplex  in lower Gibsons, carpeted  throughout. Fireplace. Avail,  immed, $325, pernio.  2 bdrm apartment  overlooking Keats Island, lower  Gibsons.      Carpeted,   modern.  $2.10. per mo.  Furnished buchclor suite  tulK   modernized,   private   entrance  heat   \   light   included,  lower Gibsons area.    SI35. per  mo. Avail. Immed,  CENTURY WEST  RIAL ESTATE LTD.  885-3271  2 bdrm house in Gibsons. $175.  per mo., will reduce rent for  person willing to do minor  finishing work. 886-9269.        Hi  FOR RIN  ���  2   hedrnom   home,  central!*  located.  Fluron  Agencies.  886-2248  Hb  I iirvitw Road, avtihblc 10 Feb.  New 2 bedroom. W W carpet,  fireplace, kitchen appliances,  dishwasher. $290. per month.  880-71X15. HI  3 bdrm. house in Roberts Creek.  $325. per month. Evenings call  KHii-2422. Hb  FOR RENT  1, 2, and 3 bedroom  APARTMENTS  Phone 886-2417  2 bdrm. waterfronl apt., F.I'.,  available Feb. Isl. S250.0I).  Gibsons. B.C. Phone Hob Lea,  hb4-.to.lo (Vancouver), 9-5  Mon. ��� Fri. "6  Mobile Homes  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  NEW UNITS     ,,.,.,���  14 x 70 Atco. .1 bdrm. carpet  throughout. Fully furnished  in Colonial decor. Buill-in  combination dishwasher.  range with eye-level oven,  built-in buffet with hutch.  14 x 70 Manco. 3 bdrm. plus  den. Fully furnished, Built-in  dishwasher, washer \ dryer  range ami fridge. Carpe  throughout. 2-pieee ensuite  plumbing.  USED UNITS  |4o4 General   12  \   04'.   3  bedroom, utility room, part  I'y furnished. $9,800.  1400   Chieka.sha   10x50   .   .1  bdrm. furnished with 14 \ 20  extension       Loads   of   cup  boards.  Set up on large, well  landscaped lot,  24 x 48 double wide. 2 bdrms  plus den. fully carpeted  5 appliances. Large sundeck  two paved driveways.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons. 886-9826  FOR LEASE: RETAIL STORE  1400 sq. ft. at the Seaside Plaza  After 3:00 p.m. phone 886-2268    Gibsons  K. BUTLER REALTY  1538 Gower Point Rd.   886-2000 or 886-2607  GRANTHAMS LANDING: Good family  home on 1 acre of prime view property.  383' frontage on paved road and has been  approved for 4-lot subdivision when community water is available. This would make  a good investment with offers to $59,000.  HIGHWAY 101: Over 5 acres of sloping  property running between highway and  Lower Roberts Creek Rd. About 2 acres  cleared with nice home, 2 good sheds, fruit  trees etc. Could subdivide if zoning was  changed. Asking $65,000.  GOWER POINT: Large corner lot. Over  Vz acre of gently sloped land. Close to  beach. Asking $15,000.  SARGENT ROAD: New 3 bedroom house,  % basement on nice view lot. Nicely finished well built home with F.P. Only  $.52,500.  GIBSONS: Large level lots, fully serviced,  some with view, partially cleared. $12,000.  each.  GRANTHAMS: Up & Down duplex plus  cottage on view property. Retire with  revenue to help pay taxes, etc. Try your  offer on this one.  <��*. Mobi/e Homes      Property    Pender Ratepayers    Regional Board  Coast News, February 7, 1978  12 x 60 Mobile Home, semi-  furnished on Landscaped lot on  North Road. School bus stops  right at driveway, mail box is  close by too. A good price at  $24,700 or make me an offer.  886-9041. tfn  12 x 68' 1976 2 bdrm. Deluxe  trailer. W/W carpeting, fridge,  stove, dishwasher included.  Only $1,500. down, and take  overpayments. 886-7386.        #6  Cars & Tru<&Z  1974 Dodge V8 automatic, 4-door.  $1,500. o.b.o.    Ask for Clay at  886-9674. #7  1974 (iremlin X. 6 cylinder  standard, low mileage, excellent  condition, new radials, one  owner. 885-3861. HI  1974 Ford Eeono, E300. window  van. After6call 886-2964.       #8  1968 Mustang, P.S., P.B., V8,  only 68,000 miles. Extra wheels  and radial snow tires. After 6  call 886-7009. #8  1969 Station wagon, 1500 Mazda,  standard. $500. 886-2431.        #6  Slant-6 engine in good condition  and many other parts from 1970  Plymouth Duster. 886-7667.     #6  1968 GMC 4x4, winch, roll-bar  and other accessories. $3,000.  886-2998. #7  1972 Capri V6, 4-speed, headers,  radials, radio & tape deck. As  is $1,800. Phone between 6 - 8  p.m. 886-2357. #10  1975 Datsun. gold, pick-up,  automatic, canopy, heavy-duty  bumper, mirrors, radio, 26,000  miles. Clean. Asking $3,500.  886-9670. #7  1969 International Scout, low  mileage, good bush car, 4 cyl.,  traction lock rear axle. $1,000.  o.b.o. 886-2922. #7  For handyman or builder. Grantham's, 2 storey & bsmt. Prime  view house. $23,000. Terms.  886-7891. #6  Boats  IAN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Prompt attention to yoor marine  survey    requirements    for    all  transactions and Insurance needs.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.     #52  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  17 foot fibreglass speed boat,  floatation tanks, 1976 50 H.P.  Merc, electric start, two tanks,  trailer, $1,350. 886-9890.        #6  12 ft. aluminum boat & trailer,  motor, oars and spare tire &  wheel. All in excellent condition.  886-2557. #8  Property  Cleared building lot on Hydro  and Regional water. Roberts  Creek. After 6 call 886-7009.    #8  OWNER DESPERATE  Langdale Chines - 'A acre, view  $12,000. Langdale Ridge - view,  $9,500. Make an offer. Call  886-7218. #8  A number to notes  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  BY OWNER  Langdale, brand new home,  1322 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, ensuite off master, large kitchen  and nook. Beautiful Cameo  marble fireplace, with heatlla-  tor up and downstairs. Also  rougbed-ln two rooms and  bath downstairs. Beautiful  view on corner lot. This home  must be seen to be appreciated. $63,000. Please  call 886-2300. ��o  FOR SALE BY OWNER  Gibsons waterfront.     4  suites  each has own entrance.   Shows  good   return  on   full   price   of  $50,000. Call 886-7108. #5  FOR SALE BY OWNERS  Cottage in lower Gibsons, close  to shopping, post office, boat  ramp, etc. Has oil & electric  heat and elec. hot water. Fully  landscaped lot, paved driveway,  garage & tool shed, greenhouse.  Can be seen at 1375 Gower Pt.  Road or contact G. C. McKay at  886-7210. Full price: $29,500. #7  Sargent Road: 4 bdrm home with  3 piece ensuite in master bdrm.  Large living room, dining room,  kitchen and nook overlooking  a fantastic view of Keats, Gibsons  and Georgia Strait. 2 fireplaces,  W/W carpets, double windows.  Finsihed rec room, laundry and  workshop, numerous closets and  storage areas. Landscaped.  F.P. $61,500. 886-2783. #7  Lot, 72 x 130', all cleared, ready  to build, one block from shopping  centre. $13,500. 886-9102.     #10  HOUSE  FOR SALE  Opposite Seaside  Plumbing, North  Road.  Open for Offers  60-day removal  886-7700  or  886-7896  Opportunities  NOTICE TO  CONTRACTORS  Tenders for the Interior  painting including preparation and surface  finishing of some mill-  work will be received by  the Administrator, St.  Mary's Hospital, Box  7777, Sechelt, B.C. up to  three p.m. February 9,  1978 and opened in public at that stated time  and date.  Specifications and conditions of Tender may be  obtained from N. Vecu-  revich, Administrator,  St. Mary's Hospital,  Sechelt, B.C., between  the hours of 0800 and  1600 Monday-Friday.  A deposit of $20.00 for  each set, which will be  refunded upon return of  plans within one day of  the opening of tenders,  is required.  The lowest or any tender  will not necessarily be  accepted.  Inspection of the site  may be arranged by contacting the undersigned,  by appointment.  N. Vucurevich  Administrator  RESTRICTED  ADULT  THE LOVE SHOP -  GOURMET LOVER'S GUIDE  and CATALOGUE  Lotions, Vibrators, Marital  Aids, Sensuous Lingerie,  Books. Enclose $2.95 cheque  or money order, payable to:  All Pharma Research Ltd.,  Dept. 316X, Box 200, Stn A,  Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2V2.  * Portraits      * Weddings *  * Passports * Commercial *  * Copy and Restoration work *  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call  886-7964.  We've been hearing some outcry over B. C. Hydro's plan to  run a 500 Kv. powerline from  the mainland to Vancouver Island  via the Sunshine Coast and hopefully we'll be hearing more, because the proposal is a bona-ftde  horror.  The key issue here is not one  of forcing Hydro and the B. C.  government to give up their  expansionist philosophy for a  conservationist one. This is an  issue facing thc western world as  a whole but it is no more relevant  to the Cheekeye-Dunsmuir  powerline than it is to the Rcvel-  stoke dam project or the Mae-  Gregor Diversion.  Thc key point here is that the  Sunshine Coast und the Gulf  Islands, of which Lasqueti and  Tcxada are part, are among the  most precious scenic assets this  country possesses and we should  no more be thinking of scarring  them up with powerline right-of-  ways than we should be thinking  of logging Jasper Park or damming Niagara Falls.  The powerline that is being  contemplated would involve two  rows of 90-fool steel towers in  a 400-foot herbicide-treated  right-of-way, as big as the biggest  ever seen anywhere in the  country. It would parallel the  shoreline of Salmon Inlet for  many miles, destroying that  fascinating waterway as a scenic  resource. It would march over  the highest part of the Sechelt  Peninsula, leaving a scar visible  all over Malaspina Strait. It  would span six waterways, including the busy Sechelt Inlet  flyway and Sakinaw Lake, a  popular resort area. It would  scar the hills of Nelson Island  and turn newly-created Harry  Roberts Park at Cape Cockburn  into a sick joke. It would run  half the length of Texada Island  crossing the high mountain ridge  and establishing a symbol of  industrial despoliation that will  be visible all over Georgia Strait.  Then as a crowning touch it  would cross Sabine Channel and  Bull Passage, turning one of the  most singularly spectacular Gulf  Island sights into a jumble of  steel towers and floureseent  balls before invading the pristine  rural community of Lasqueti  Island.  People come from all over thc  world to see what we have here  on the southern B. C. coast and  one can imagine visitors in the  future looking in disgust at these  puwerlines /ig-/.agging through  thc centre of the picture and  wondering how a people could  be so barbaric as to allow their  government to do Ihat.  Kven in dollar terms, if that  is the only terms our leaders  can understand, il would be a  mistake. Tourism is our third  largest industry and the area  this line would cut through the  heart is of perhaps the province's  strongest single scenic drawing  curd. Left undiminished in its  splendor, it could bring millions  of good export dollars into the  B. C. economy over the years -  and leave no empty mineshafts  or denuded hillsides behind.  Hydro's intention of sacrificing  this priceless natural resource to  save money is absurd in more  ways than one. Conservation is  one alternative but there arc  others, other more expensive or  less technically attractive routes  and other ways of generating  power on Vancouver Island.  These alternatives will be revived just as soon as public  opinion demands, so I hope all  by George Gibb  Hello to you in 1978. We have  a few things to work on now that  the directors have familiarized  themselves with one another  and with the economic aspects  of the Regional Board.  Cne of my big surprises so  far was thc chance to vote on a  proposed four-lane highway  through the back of my property  and that a do/en of my neighbours'. This was a surprise  because the last I heard of this  by-pass road, it was to follow  the power-line. If it did that for  another half mile past the starting point, we wouid not have to  nunc possibly  three  houses or  those who feel the beauty of the  coast has a value that needs to  lie recognized will waste no time  in writing thc premier in s,i> so.  divide a do/en rural properties  with a four-lane highway.  Now. contrary to popular belief. I shall not lay my body in  front of a D-8 cat. but when a  decision regarding a four-lane  highway goes to a vote without  the affected residents hearing  about it. something is wrong.  It is this type of policy-making  that makes people lie down in  front of bulldozers.  We are approaching a decision  on a garbage site and it appears  that a single site between Sechelt  and Gibsons is a first choice.  The reason we are looking for  a new site is that the provincial  Pollution Control Board is breathing down our necks. Although  thc Gibsons dump has a few  years left, a leaching problem  will   probably   exist   before   its  use is discontinued. Ihis could  then be a very costly item io  correct, lhc new dump would  replace thc ones in Halfmoon  Bay. Sechelt and Gibsons,  For the people on ihe Gower  Point Road, the steep hill just  11.  past   t-rank   West's   house   has  been the scene ��>t a few accidents  latel\ ami is about tu be wiili ni  (.'iiiiu^h tu allow a guard rail '"  be buih. in prevent cars v-<-  over into the ravine.  Have a u.ihji1 New Year.  r~7���C"!  j$>'      SPECTACULAR      \  ff  APPLIANCE        SAVINGS!    \  More letters to the editor  %  Check our prices before going to the city.  We service what we sell.  Top of the line Brands!  Pick them up in the Cartons and save $$$$  at  *'4  /  Also used Appliances  aWa'yW.WrV^r^rWfc'.'a^rWaWtWftflrWrVaW  ^Continued From Page Three  We are not about to see our  privileges undermined by one  United States archery manufacturer who stands to make a considerable profit if this is legalized.  Most of the States have banned  the use.  It was read in one report from  the States that the archery manufacturer involved is a very prominent hunter-conservationist.  It would seem he has his priorities  confused.  It is a hunters' responsibility  to the animal he is hunting to  dispatch it as quickly and humanely as possible, whether it  be with crossbow, bow or gun.  The ramifications of this drug  arc absolutely horrifying, especially when you consider the number of untrained hunters let loose  every year. (Our association  presently will be submitting a  bow hunter training course to  the Wildlife Branch.)  If you have one of these instruments on a bolt or arrow and  you just happen by chance to  injure yourself or hunting partner  anywhere on the body and the  process is irreversible if you are  not a trained physician and even  then it is understood to be touch  and go. One of thc most important things of all we must consider is its proximity to the  children of hunters.  The chances of a novice hunter  using this device and taking down  an animal and killing is humanely  are minimal. This drug causes  an animal to collapse because  paralysis which sets in henceforth causing the nerve endings  to the motor muscles to be paralyzed, but the brain is still  sending messages and the animal  is still fully conscious. Our  novice hunter then sees the  animal is not moving. He then  begins to field dress this animal  and it is still fully concious.  It states in the British Columbia  Hunting Synopsis poison will  not be used to take wildlife.  In this form Succinylcholinc  Chloride is not classified as a  poison, but as a neuromuscular  blocking agent, which is a drug.  With regards to the anti-  hunters, We are hunters and  hope that we are fair sports-  persons and strict conservationists, but we cannot under any  circumstances have anything to  do with this diabolical drug or  its inventor's products.  If requested we will name  names, but what we will say is  he is a very prominent bow-  manufacturer in the United  States.  We would like lo thank Mr.  Corrancc for his assistance to  others through his original article  in Wildlife Corner.  Chcryle-Ann E. Jay  Secretary-treasurer  Canadian Crossbow Association  THE  H  CATERING  O  SMALL BANQUETS  (up to 50 people)  M  E  PRIVATE PARTIES  (outside catering)  NO LIMIT  S  T  E  A  D  Phone for an estimate  885-2933  No obligation  Open: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm  Tuesday - Sunday  closed every Monday  al Field Road, Wilson Creek  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  Facts About  FUNERALS  * The local funeral homel  chargee no fee for pre-arranging  and recording you funeral In-  ���tructlona.    Tboae who have  already   enrolled   In   Funeral  Plana or Societies, but prefer ai-  rangementa or service locally,  should take advantage of our  Pre-Amngement Plan.  * The local funeral home  offers all  types  of services,  Funeral or Memorial, at moderate cost.  * The local funeral home  will arrange for local or distant  burials, cremations, or services  In other localltlea.  * At time of bereavement,  your first call should be to the  local funeral home, no matter  what type of arrangements yon  prefer.  for further information  write or phone:  D. A. Devlin  '   owner-manager  H  CUNSHINE  ^QjRPER  UERUICE  7 dozen ��� 1 week supply  ONLY $5.50  FREE PICK-UP &  DELIVERY TO YOUR  DOOR!  Gift    Certificates    are  also available.  For   more   information  call: 886-2678 or 886-7128  Devlin Funeral Home  1665 Seaview Rd.,  Gibsons     8864651  Windsor  Plywood  OLD INN BRICK  Use for  decorating  planters,    feature walls,  around heaters,  and fireplaces.  Looks and feels  like real  brick.  Used  style only.  6 sq. ft.    Carton     $5.99  RAIN STAIN  One of the best  exterior stains  on the market.  $10.99 Gallon  A good selection of colours.  GALVANIZED  GARBAGE PAILS  16 Gallon  $5.99 each  For your Rec Room  MISTY WALNUT  4x8   Panels   with  ���  ���  ���  ���  i  i  ���  i  |   simulated walnut   pattern.  S B   grade.  j $4.89 sheet  i  I        While stocks last  Windsor Plywood m. M M  -,., /���WINDSOR  Gibsons  886-9221  THE PLYWOOD KOni  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 Sechclt:8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  SEVENTH-DAV ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat..1:1X1 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat.. 4:00p.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Hay  Pastor C.Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  m  H  ii'i  UNITED CHURCH  Rc\. Annette M.Rcinhardt  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. - Gibsons  886-2333  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Roail  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 4:45 a.m.  Worship Sen ice- HtOOo.nt.  Revival ��� ":00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30 p.in.  Pastor Nancv Dykes  Province of British Columbia  Ministry of Highways & Public Works  NOTICE OF PROPOSED  ROAD CLOSURE  Notice is hereby given that the Ministry  of Highways and Public Works proposes  to close a portion of unused right-of-way  on the Port Mellon Highway within D.L.  1618, Group 1, N.W.D. as shown on  Highway Plan R12-07-02 R/W. Further  information can be obtained from the  Gibsons District Office, telephone  886-2294. Persons wishing to object to  this closure should submit their objections  in writing to the District Highways  Manager, Box 740, Gibsons, B.C., VON  1Vo on or before March 8,1978.  T. M. Forsyth  District Highways Manager  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  Land Use Regulation Amendment  By-law No. 96.29  Pursuant lo sections 703 and 798A ot the  Municipal Act a public hearing will be held to  consider the following by-law ol Ihe Sunshine  Coast Regional District All persons who deem  their interest in property affected by proposed  by-law shall be afforded an opportunity to be  heard on mallets contained in the by-law.  By-law No 96 29 will amend Land Use Regulation By-law No. 96. 1974 to include DL 1313.  northern 544 feot of Block A. Plan 5950 in a  Public and Institutional zone. This propetty  is located immediately north of the Village ot  Gibsons public works yard near the intersection  of Henry and Reed Roads. The proposal would  allow the construction ol a reservoir.  The hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. February 15, 1978, in the Village of  Gibsons Council Chamber. 1490 South Fletcher  Road. Gibsons, B. C.  The above is a snyopsis of By-law No. 96.29  and is not deemed to be an interpretation of the  by-law. The by-law may be inspected at the  Regional District office, 1248 Wharf Street.  Sechelt. B.C.. during office hours, namely.  Monday to Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m  and Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.  2/7/78  Sunshine Coast Regional District,  Box 800,  Sechelt, B.C. VON 3AO  (Mrs.)A.G. Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer 12. Coast News, February 7,1978.  ��  Guess Where  I he usual prize of $5.00 will be given for the correct location of the above. Send your entries  to the Coast News. Box 460, Gibsons. Last week's winner was Jim Bracket! of Sechelt  who correctly located the pictured painting as being on the board fence of the Allen place  on Porpoise Bay Road going to the government camp site. Jim's sister Wendy did the  painting,  Sechelt Tax Services  ��� 1977 tax notes  in (asv\ llrcnnan  SINGLf* PARENTS & CHILD  t ARK EXPENSES  One ol lhc fust est growing  n inorih groups in Canada is  lhc single parent. In most cases  thc individuals involved face  Minn son ot strain on their  finances that other people with  tin sam iKomes do not, Fortunately, 0 'awa has given these  people sonic tax allowances that  an help loease their burden,  I hc lirsi of these is the equivalent i'�� married exemption. In  "iiiri in claim it. you must be  unmarried or separated from your  spouse, and you must support  an individual who lives with you  in a self-contained "domestic  < slablishnicnt" maintained by  on. This exemption is available regardless of the age of the  person. If you meet all of the  requirements, you can claim an  exemption lhal is identical to  ihat which you would receive for  a spouse. This year that amount  is 51990. To make this exemption  .������nit must fill out Schedule 6 in  ,onr income tax package. If  Mil are claiming one of your  children, claim the youngest.  II one of your parents is living  with you, you should be able to  i lann them under this deduction,  Ihe second area that concerns  single parents is that of alimony  mid maintenance payments. In  general, the person receiving a  payment must report that payment as income, and the person  paying it can deduct it from their  gross income. Again. Ottawa  has specific rules governing this  upc of transfer: I) Payments  ��� nst he made according to a  ���i order or it written separa-  :inn agreement  signed by both  parties. 2) The spouses must  be living apart and must remain  so for thc entire year. 3) Payments must be periodic, that is,  weekly, monthly, or quarterly,  and they must be for the maintenance and support of thc spouse  or children. 4) Payments must  be made to a spouse or to a third  party on behalf of the spouse  (as in the case of mortgage payments made directly to the bank).  Thc third area of importance  to the single parent is that of  child care expenses. This deduction generally applies to  mothers but there are situations  in which a father can claim for  it. If you are a mother (married  or single) you will be eligible to  deduct child care expenses if  they are for a child under 14 for  whom you have custody, and if  you are employed, self-employed,  taking a Manpower course or  doing research under a grant.  The child care payments must be  made either lo a sitter, who is  not one of your dependents,  or a relative under 21. or to an  organization such as a day care  centre. You may deduct the  actual amounts paid up to a maximum of $1,000 per child per  year, or a total maximum figure  of $4,000 per family. This  amount or two-thirds of your  earned income, which ever is  less, is the maximum deduction  allowable, The rules for a father  add two criteria to those for a  mother: Firsl. he must be single,  widowed, divorced or separated  by written agreement or court  order, and he must have custody  of the children: Second, in thc  case of a married lather, whose  wife is in hospital or an institution  lor more than two weeks, he may  claim up to $,10 per child per  week for each week that the  mother is gone, with a maximum  figure of $120 (four children)  per week. Remember, any claim  for child care expenses must be  validated by receipts and the  social insurance number of the  person paid to care for the  children, and you must complete  Schedule 5 of your income tax  form.  One general statement concerning Family Allowance Payments. If you are claiming any  child as a dependent, or for an  equivalent to married exemption,  you must include thc Family  Allowance Payments for that  child in your income, even if  someone else actually got the  money. And, you must attach  a copy of the TFA-I slip to your  return.  There are special tax treatments for individuals and their  dependents in ihe year in which a  marital status is changed. If  your spouse died, there is a  potential double deduction for  dependent children, and a requirement that you, or your  representative, file a deceased  return for your spouse. If you  are in this situation you should  consult a tax office or get a copy  of thc Supplementary Guide ���  Tl Income Tax Returns for Deceased Persons - 1977. If you  became separated or divorced  in 1977. there is a potential for  a double reduction for the children, provided neither of the  parents claim an equivalent to  married exemption for any given  child. If this exemption is taken,  then the other parent may not  claim anything for that child.  If a double deduction is taken,  the Family Allowance Payment  must be apportioned between  both parents. Also, where a  father receives custody of a child,  it is possible that both parents  could claim for child care expenses. In years subsequent to  death, separation, or divorce, the  tax situation of the remaining  individual with children will  stabli/c to a Child Care expenses  deduction and an Equivalent to  Married Kxemption for one of  the children.  While the Canadian legal  system reeogni/es common-law  marriage, the tax department  does not. There is however, one  regulation that people in this  situation should be aware of.  The "tax" definition of dependent is that the person be "wholly  dependent on you for support,  and that he, or she. be related  to you by blood, marriage or  adoption, whether legal or in  fact." Thus, either spouse in a  common-law marriage can claim  the children as dependents, and  he, or she, may claim an equivalent to married exemption for  one of thc children. You can not  claim your common-law spouse  as a dependent, nor can there be  more than one claim for an  equivalent to married exemption  in your household.  One last area that should be  discussed is the tax consequences  of alimony and child support  payments. If you are receiving  payments, they are added to  your taxable income, and subsequently your tax bill is increased. To avoid an unpleasant  shock at thc end of thc year,  you can either save some of the  payment in an account for tax  purposes, or ask the DNR to  increase the with-holding tax  amount of your pay cheque.  If on thc other hand, you are  making a payment to someone,  your taxable income is reduced,  thus reducing the amount you  owe Ottawa. If the DNR is not  aware of this, your employer  will continue to withhold a larger  than necessary amount of your  income. In effect, you are giving  Ottawa an interest free loan  on these funds, to correct this  you should contact the local  District Taxation Office (in Vancouver for the Sunshine Coast���  and ask them to reduce thc  amount your employer is deducting from yitiir pay cheque.  Next week: Students and  Senior Citizens  Library  Non-fiction titles dominate the  top offerings at the Gibsons  Public Library this month, Under  Cooking there is Cook Book -  Urge Print by Jean Hewitt,  Three new titles appear under  Crafts: Design and Make Prints  by Arundell and Southwell;  Picture Framing by Max Hyder;  American Folk Toys by Diek  Schnacke. Under Recreation two  new titles make their appearance: Fish and Wildlife by  K.I..Cameron and Vacation  Houses by Hubbard and Betsy  Cobb. Other new non-fiction  titles available are: Decorating  with Confidence by Wilson and  l.caman; Thc World of Terrar-  hims by Charles L.Wilson  Working with Leather by Xenia  lev Parker: and Painting thc  Marine Scene In Water Colour  byHerbOlsep.  Two new titles by Phyllis  A.Whitney represent the additions to the fictions shelves.  They are Lost Island and Thc Turquoise Mask.  WESTERSUND CHEMISTS  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off   point   for   COAST  NEWS Classified Ads.  Display of  crossbows  in Mall  A display of crossbows, longbows and handbows will be on  display in the lower concourse  of the Sunnycrest Shopping  Plaza on February 10-11, that is  on Thursday and Friday of this  week. The display is being  staged by thc Guild of Arba-  Icttcs and in addition to the various types of bows it will include  antiques, broadhead displays,  photographs and slide shows on  safety.  One of North America's finest  bowycrs will be on hand to  answer questions from the public and will be working during  the display on making miniature bows.  NDP  ,o��*sr%  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  'IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT"  h ,   I  drop-off point for Coast News  \/*^  I  Classified Ads. "  Your friendly neighbourhood     ^vf^i  rirnn-nff nninf fnr P.nast News   V "aLtf    '  are you  Ready  WHY WAIT'TIL SPRING  Top Soil  Decorative Fir Bark Mulch  Rock Path for Driveways  Landscaping  ���350 & 450 Crawler  ���Extenda-Hoe  ���Dump Trucks  We also install & repair septic fields  Building a new house?  Need an excavation?  SAVE  w  |c0v>?       CLIP N SAVE      u*o^  [For Ihe month of February this coupon  is worth $3.00 on any purchase of regularly priced clothing or children's  furniture over $10.00.  TODD'S CHILDREN'S WEAR  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  Gibsons 886-9994  NOW  IS THE  T1ME.J  to SERVICE your lawn  mowers  and  other   garden POWER EQUIPMENT.  Service for all makes and models  Dealer for Ariens  and Husqvarna  Gibsons  Lawn Mower  Chain Saw Service  .GIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK  Wood Heaters  rated at 80% efficiency  -BURNS A MINIMUM OF 12 HOURS  SENSITIVE AUTOMATIC  THERMOSTAT  Maintains selected temperatures at ease for home comfort. (No electricty required |  Air enters here through dual-  range draft-damper, giving  as much or as little heat as  you want. Just by setting the  thermostat.  call now  THOMAS HEATING  Gibsons 886-7111  Authorized Distributor ol Valley Comfort Wood Heaters  14 Years Experience      Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1967.  7 Essential Points to Effective and Efficient Wood Burning:  1. Air tight construction  2. Preheated secondary air  3. Preheated combustion air directly on wood  4. Large firebox for long flame path  5. Sensitive thermostat controlled  6. Safety thermostat automatically shuts off air preventing  overheating.  7. Fire burns minimum 12 hours  2 Models Available  for Your Selection  C-31  height 35" Width 34Vi"  Depth 22'/;" Weight 195 lbs.  $398.  C-26  Height 35" Length 28"  Depth 22V," Weight 170 lbs.  $383.


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