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 f  -gssi?  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  May 2,1978  Volume 31, Number 18  Pollution threat  to Pender  The Ministry of Environment has released a sanitary survey of  Pender Harbour and has recommended that recreational,  residential and commercial development be restricted due to  heavy pollution in the Harbour.  One in ten homes along the waterfront has been found to  discharge sewage directly into thc sea, while an additional  group has serious problems with their septic systems making  them pollution risks. Conducted along the eighteen miles of  Harbour front, the report was prepared by the Pollution Control  Branch during August and September 1977.  Private marinas have been generally accused in the past;  however, contrary to popular opinion, the report finds the culprit generally has been the homes along the waterfront. Almost all these households had no idea that their septic tanks  and fields had to be regularly checked and a large number of  the systems found to be useless.  Strong recommendations have been made including the use  of lift pumps into a higher elevation field and where land form  and soil conditions are unsuitable a common land disposal  system should be considered.  The alternative outlined in the report is for Pender Harbour  to consider a sewer system for the area. This would lead directly to what another report has stated would be a seven and one-  half million dollar system with its outfall going directly into  Malaspena Strait.  Garbage site found?  The protracted deliberations of the Regional Board  over the site of garbage  dumps in the area seemed to  take a significant step closer  to completion at the Regional  Board meeting held on April  27. Director George Gibb  of Area 'E' reported that  engineering studies done had  indicated that a suitable site  for a new garbage dump had  been found virtually on the  border of Area 'D' and Area  ���E'.  Access to the new dump  would be by Conrad Road in  Roberts Creek, beside the  Beachcomber   Motor   Hotel,  but the actual site would be in  a location right on the very  edge of Roberts Creek just  about due north of Seaview  Cemetery. Under the new  proposal this site, referred to  on April 27 as Site 3, would  be the main disposal site for  the southern portion of the  Sunshine Coast. The Pender Harbour Garbage Dump  would remain in operation and  the garbage dumps at Halfmoon Bay and Gibsons would  be provided with containers  for those who habitually  take their garbage to the  disposal sites. All garbage  moved by contractor would  be taken to the Site 3 site.  Brief gets some support  Regional Board  partial reversal  Controversial issues discussed al the meeting ol the Sunshine  Coast Regional Board held on April 27 included lhc Regional  Review brief which the hoard members decided not to jubmil  last week, a proposed meeting with B.C.Hydro officials lo discuss theCheekeye-Dunsmuir power line, and an appearance by  Adrian Stott on behalf of Explan Consultants Ltd, on behalf ni  Wesquarry Retreats Ltd. concerning us current land use  contract application.  In the matter of the draft brief for lhc Regional Review  Committee, it was moved by George Gibb and seconded by  Morgan Thompson ihat the question of the approval of the  urief prepared by the planning staff should be reconsidered.  After some discussion it was discovered that directors Almond.  Harrison. Gibb, Thompson, and Nicholson were in favour ol  :he brief with directors Lee and Marshall opposed. Jim Metz-  ler. alternate for director Mulligan, abstained.  On the heels of this second   request.      Director   Charles  The Ocean Pearl, a new locally owned boat is pictured getting ready for her shakedown cruise on black cod. The boat is owned by Blair Pearl and Chris Hummel.  The latest addition to the Gibsons fishing fleet is 72 feet long.  Arrangements well underway  Timber Days shaping up well  After a rather slow start,  the Sechelt Timber Days  Committee have gathered  steam and are going great  guns.  Through the combined  efforts of Carl Chrismas,  in  Injured goalie Kenny Verhulst, who suffered a broken kneecap in the last regular  game ot the season, Is pictured In St. Mary's Hospital just after his Elphinstone  Wanderers teammates arrived at his bedside with the trophy for the Sunshine  Coast All Star Soccer Tournament.     Police news of the week  GIBSONS  The Gibsons detachment can  now be phoned twenty-four hours  a day by dialing 886-2245. This  number is manned from Gibsons  during normal office hours,  plus when a member is in the  building. For the rest of the time  it will be a direct link with headquarters in Vancouver. This  should give a more streamlined  service as it avoids the necessity  of calling the operator and asking for a Zenith number.  APRIL 21t Two women were injured in a single car accident on  the highway at Soames Point.  The driver is still in hospital for  injuries received. The passenger  has been released after being  treated for facial cuts.  APRIL 23i The Gibsons Realty  offices were damaged as a result  of a  scuffle  in the   premises.  The management of the company  attempted to restrain a man who  was attacking his girlfriend in  the parking lot. Eventually the  police had to be called for assistance. Before the man could be  handcuffed by the police there  was considerable damage to the  premises. Charges are pending.  On North Fletcher Road, a  thirty-two channel Gemtronic  C.B.Radio and a quantity of fishing equipment were stolen from a  parked car.  APRIL 24i At the Dillingham  operation at Port Mellon, a l'/i  ton come-along and some small  hand tools were stolen. A 3 H.P.  Seagull outboard engine valued  at $150 was stolen from the wharf  on Keats Island.  APRIL 26i The Downtown  Laundromat was the scene of  more vandalism.  The back door  was damaged, but no entry was  made,  APRIL 27: A bear cub was seen  at the swimming pool.  SECHELT  N.S.F.cheques are being  passed in the Sechelt area again.  Two reports were received by  the RCMP last week. Investigations are underway. Thc evening foot patrol made by the auxiliary constable on his rounds has  been finding insecured premises.  APRIL 23: A Pender Harbour  residence was broken into. There  was no indication anything had  been stolen. At another break-  in in the Pender area on thc same  day a radio and cassette player  were taken.  APRIL 28: A chain saw was  stolen from the B.C.Hydro premises.  Cathy Acton and Angela  McDonald, and the advisory  help of past committees  most of the organization is in  gear.  There is still room for further sponsorship however.  Anyone wishing to do so can  call Cathy or Angela at  885-5051 or 885-2532; these  numbers can also be used for  general information. Here is  alistofeventstodate:  May 12th there will be a  Timber Days dance at the  Legion, Doors open at 8  p.m., music by the Pen Kings,  tickets are $5.00 a couple and  $3.00 single. Timber Maid  will be introduced. There will  be door prizes also. Tickets  can be bought at the Bank of  Montreal, the Royal Bank  or the Legion.  May 14th is the Timber  Days Salmon Derby. Entry  forms for this event can be  picked up at the Sunshine  Coast Credit Union, Trail  Bay Sports or Campbell's  Variety. The entry fee is  $1.00. The weigh-in will be  at Hackett Park between 11  a.m. and 2 p.m. First prize  is the Sunshine Coast Credit  Union Trophy and $50.00.  Second prize is a trophy and  a rod and reel. Third is also  a trophy and a tackle box.  Along with this there will  also be prizes for hidden  weights, thc oldest person  to catch a salmon, the youngest to catch one, and an extra  prize for the largest dogfish  caught. Sponsor for the  Derby is the Sunshine Coast  Credit Union.  May 15th there will be badminton at Chatelech High.  May 16th bridge, darts and  crib at the Legion, who are  sponsors for this event.  May 17th volleyball at Chatelech.  May 21st the festivities will  be in full swing, starting with  the adult field events from  12 noon to 1:30 p.m., followed  by similar events for youngsters. The baking contest,  sponsored by the Chamber of  Commerce will be judged  between 2 and 3 p.m. , The  tentative times for the motor  cycle enduro and the soap  box derby are 2 p.m. and  3:30 p.m. respectively, both  these events will be held at  Medusa. A variety show organized by Jean Millwood  will take place at Hackett  Park between 3:30 p.m. and  4:30 p.m. The May Queen  Dance will be held at the  Elementary School at 7 p.m.  May 21st and 22nd, during  the two days many concession  stands will be set up in the  park. The Tot Lot will  have a white elephant sale,  and a stand selling hot dogs,  juice and doughnuts. The  Lions Club will have games of  chance and a food concession  in the tennis courts. A tea  garden will be put on by the  Halfmoon Bay Hospital  Auxiliary. There will be a  stand selling hot dogs and  hamburgers by the International Order of Foresters  and a candy fioos machine  by the boy scouts. The  Senior Citizens have organized a horseshoe pitch in thc  logging sports area.  May 22nd is the day of the  parade. It will begin at 11  p.m. and will include a fly  pass by Tyee Air and the  Aero Club. The war of the  hoses will be from 12:30  p.m. until 1:30 p.m, in the  Trail Bay parking lot. The  RCMP will hold the best  decorated bike contest. The  presentation will be made to  * Please turn to Page Nine  vote it was agreed thai Board  Chairman Harry Almond  should present the brief as  a private citizen with the  notation that it had the support of five of the eight  Regional Directors. It was  further pointed out by Planner Robyn Addison that any  director who felt that the brief  was inadequate had time to  change it or add to it and  that it was possible that thc  brief could be sent lo Victoria at some subsequent time  as being submitted by the  Regional Board.  The Regional Directors  also learned that B.C.Hydro  had proposed a meeting at  thc Board Office on Friday.  May 12. at 4:00 p.m. to discuss the Cheekeye-Dunsmuir  powerline. In addition to the  Regional Directors, Hydro  suggested that thc Area  Planning Committee of Area  'A' and the local Chambers  of Commerce should be invited.  It was generally felt that  the meeting to discuss the  power line should be more  broadly based. Ed Nicholson moved that a letter be  sent to  Hydro  making  this  Gibsons Chamber  McRae elected  Jon McCrae was re-elected as President of Gibsons and  District Chamber of Commerce at a meeting held recently.  Arne Pattersen was named Vice-President and Ken Crosby,  John Kavanaugh, Larry Labonte, Ted Mitzel, Reg Morel, Norm  Peterson, Dick Ranniger, Barry Reeves and John Smith were  named as directors of the Chamber. Chris Mitzel will be the  Secretary for the coming year and Brian Christensen will serve  as Treasurer.  In addition to the elections, thc major item of business discussed at thc meeting was the second annual Dogfish Derby.  Changes this year will see thc Derby renamed as Dogfish Free  World Championship Derby and the event will be sponsored by  Super Vaiu this year.  Chamber members also learned that the construction of the  Travelodge is likely to get underway this month.  Lee felt that Hydro was  offering "...no negotiable  points. Wliy are we beating  our brains out?" he asked.  It seemed to be the general  opinion, however, thai the  Regional Board should continue to seek clarification of  Hydro's project. Specifically  ii was suggested that the  Environmental Minister from  the provincial governmem  should be invited to a joint  meeting of the .Sunshine Coasl  Regional Board with thai of  Powell River since il was  deemed ihat au objective  look at the environmental  concerns being voiced was  most desirable.  Ex-planner Adrian Sum,  in his presentation on behalf  of Wesquarry Retreats Ltd.,  argued that the group's  request lo increase the number of residences on iheir  lb'H acres on Nelson Island  did not run counter to Regional Board policy. Stott  pointed out that the density  of two houses per len acres  which the increase would  realize was not excessive  under present Regional Board  policy.  Opposition to the increase  came mainly from the A.P.  C. in Area 'A' who pointed  out that West Quarry Baj  was one of the few places  around Nelson Island where  the travelling public could  find shelter in the evenl  of bad weather and if lhc  number of residences doubled  there was fear there would  be adequate space available  in the aby for such purposes.  After considerable discussion it was agreed Ihat lhc  Regional Board would be willing to grant the land use  contract being sought approval in principle provided  thai the objections of the  A.P.C. of Area 'A' could be  adequately answered.  New  air  service  Tyee Air announces ils  new morning hours. The early  morning    llighl  leaves  7:00 a.in.  Vancouver  for  mil  Federal NDP c andidate Ray Skelly is pictured  on the picket line before the Bank of Commerce  last Saturday. Picketers were again protesting  the recent dismissal of two bank employees,  allegedly for union organizing activities.  Vancouver al  returns from  7:30 a.m.  i he new lligln time means  Ihat passengers will he able  (0 gel to Vancouver Airport  in the early morning hours  and also that Vancouver-  bound business men will  be able lo be in the city for  the opening of business.  Open house  S.V.F.D.  The Sechelt Volunteer l-'ire  Department will hold ils annual  open house in conjunction with  Fireman's Recognition Week  Saturday May 13, Once again  DRY CHEMICAL extinguishers  will be accepted lor refilling  from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Volunteers will be present to  answer questions and show you  the vehicles and equipment,  Bring the children and come  see us.  delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday! 2.  Coast News, May 2,1978.  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  Editor - John Burnside Typesetting - Cynthia Christensen  Advertising - Penny Christian   Advertising /Photographer - Ian Corrance  Production ��� Kathy Love Receptionist/Bookkeeper -M.M. Laplante  SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Ver0niCa Pl6Wman " Pr��dUC,i��n  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  @  CNA  Review reviewed  Well, the Regional Board partially  reversed itself lasl week and five out of  eight directors decided thai the concept  of regional boards was worth supporting  before the review committee due in this  area in a few days. Of the directors  who did not decide that a brief in favour  of the regional form of government was  worth supporting. Director Mulligan was  not present and his alternate was bound  by Mulligan's previously stated position,  Director Marshall was solidly opposed to  any regional brief in favour of regional  government, one can only suppose because he is still incensed about the  remarks attributed to Chairman Harry  Almond and Director George Gibb which  aroused his ire the previous week, and  Director Charles Lee apparently changed  his position which had previously supported the brief because, it seemed,  he thought that for the regional board to  change its position would lessen its  credibility.  Now one hopes that it is still possible  lo say something about thc review  initiated by ihe provincial government  aboul the regional board concept with-  oul seeming to be mounting any kind of  a soap box. Generally as a nation Canada  must be the most over-governed country  on the lace of the earth. Twenty million people with eleven major governments. Incredible. Locally we have  about twelve thousand people with two  municipal governments and a regional  board and there probably isn't a thinking  adult anywhere in the country and  certainly not in the region that doesn't  feel that wc arc over governed.  The fact remains however that over  almost sixty miles of coast line we are  scattered with two, possibly three major  centres of population and from this  corner of perception it continues to appear '.hat the regional board concept is  only just beginning to work. We have  directors of integrity and ability. Men  who are nol afraid lo question and, with  increasing force, men who seek to  represent the wishes of the people that  elect them. It seems from this vantage  point Ihat thc regional concept ofgovern-  menl for sueh a scattered area as ours is  only jusl beginning to work well. There is  a certain sense of inadequacy among  the directors now that perhaps wasn't  there before but this may well be because  it never occurred to any such group in  the past ten years that collectively they  were capable of or even expected to  achieve something approaching functional excellence. Once excellence is perceived as a possibility it bedevils those  who have perceived but not yet attained  it.  Of the directors who yet oppose  the support of a regional brief it is possible that Charles Lee is the man whose  position is most difficult to understand.  Originally he supported the brief but now  does not because he does not believe a  change of position will lend the board  credibility. Is there reason there? Director Jack Marshall is comfortable  in the position that his role is to protect  thc autonomy of Gibsons against the  encroachments of the regional board.  One feels that he is persuaded that the  regional concept is doomed and is glad  that this is so. Director Mulligan feels  that the regional board can't present a  brief on its own behalf because the  directors cannot be sure that they have  the unanimous backing of the electorate,  as though democracy had ever been  based on unanimity.  It may well be that there is a better  way of organizing our affairs than is  presently the case but whenever change  is bruited about the onus must be on  those who would have things different  to make a ease in favour of the change.  No such case has been made. The populace has been invited to air its grievances  about the status quo blindly and with no  specified alternative in sight. There is  never a shortage of grievances whatever  the situation or the system but before  we leave any sort of a harbour we should  have a clear idea of what harbour it is  that wc aspire to.  Do the directors who do not wish to  support a brief supporting the regional  concept have any clear idea that they  would wish to convey to us what it is  they do support? Could they be as  forthright about that as they are about  their non-support? If they know of a  better governmental harbour than we  have, and there is no doubt that there  must be one, could they describe that  harbour to us? Where would they  have us be or where would they have us  go? Have they any clear idea and if so  would they be kind enough to convey  that idea to the rest of us?  Lacking this kind of forthright clarity  their opposition must be seen as lacking  a rational base in the present or any  kind of foresight for the future.  from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  mill   rate  rises  to   28.75  School  mills.  C.P.Ballentine, better known as  Bal. builder of the Bal Block in  Gibsons, died in Vancouver in his  85th year.  Alice Amelia French, described as  one ol Sechelt's landmarks, died  suddenly April 25, in her 78th year.  She started Sechelt's first library,  helped organize Branch 140 of the  Royal Canadian Legion, ran Sechelt's  first taxi service and the first gas  station. She was a close companion  lor many years, of Mrs. Lena Joe,  wife of Clarence Joe.  10 YEARS AGO  Capacity of St. Mary's Hospital  has been raised to fifty-two beds  because of overcrowding.  Sunshine Coast Queen will start  service on the Horseshoe Bay Langdale run on May 5.  Gordon H. Butler of Granthams  caught a 30-lb. salmon in the hole off  Gospel Rock.  Bill and Irene Wishlow take over  management of the Peninsula Hotel.  15 YEARS AGO  Lloyd Burritt of Gibsons was one  of the first graduates in the province  with a Bachelor of Music degree.  Lloyd will take graduate studies at  the Royal College of Music.  The tenth commercial fishing vessel built at the Gooldrup Boat Works  in Gibsons was launched this week.  *wps 1  W.A.Youngson of Sechelt has been  awarded a Meteorological Department award for excellent weather  reporting over the past twelve  years.  20 YEARS AGO  Flag-raisings and bonfires were  held at various points on the Sunshine Coast to mark the B.C.Centennial.  A successful open-house exhibit of  hobbies, arts and crafts, was held at  Selma Park.  Gibsons Council voted to protest  rate increases being sought by  B.C. Electric and B.C. Telephone.  25 YEARS AGO  Work starts on the Port Mellon-  Gibsons Highway.  Mrs. Nan Reeves of Roberts Creek  has teeth marks on her thighs as  evidence of an attack by a sea otter.  The animal attacked her from the  rear while she was gathering bark  on the beach at Roberts Creek.  Wilson Community Park is almost  finished.  Mike Poole leapt 18 feet 2'A inches  to take the broad jump title at Elphinstone Sports Day.  30YEARS AGO  Sechelt Board of Trade presses  the provincial government for road  improvements in this area.  Benton R.Cancell announces  that trophies will soon be awarded  to B.C. pulp mills with the best  safety records.  Capilano Canyon, 1913. Two men stand at the middle of the  suspension bridge, a few years after its construction. The  bridge was a New World marvel, said to be the highest suspended span in the British Empire. It was reached for many  years by means of a trail, now Capilano Road, from a B.C.  Electric spur line off Lonsdale that dead-ended a mile or so  below it. Photo was donated by Ted White to Elphinstone  Pioneer Museum via Ian Corrance. Both Ted and Ian deny  responsibility for the ghostly likeness that appears left centre.  The figure's black tie shows that he is not a double exposure  of the man below him. The original postcard contains no  explanation of this spectre, but keeps us in suspense.  L.R.Peterson  ���,,^-maam  Musings  John Burnside  OLD TOM Purl 111  Shortly after thc Christmas visit when I had found  him chopping down thc poplar tree Tom arrived at the  Frys at the end of the month,  January it was with thc temperature more than forty  below, and he was obviously  ill. They insisted on taking  him to the doctor in town and  Tom had pleurisy and was put  in hospilal immediately. I  visited him twice there. The  first time he was weak and  quiel but getting belter.  The second lime he was snarly, pacing Ihe hall and insisting on being discharged  and allowed back up to his  cabin. He was in his eighty-  ninth year and there were  younger men who lived full  time in Ihe old men's ward  in the hospital.  "Look. Tom." I said on the  second visit, "why don't you  just slay in here? You won't  have to worry about getting  wood and your meals are all  cooked. I mean al least for  thc rest of the winter."  "No, no!" said Tom.  "1 want oul of this place  right now I"  "Why?"  "Because it's like Ihe death  row in Sing Sing!" he waved  his hand in the direction of  the ward full of old men.  "They're all silling in there  just waiting to die!"  Tom continued on a campaign of high intensity and by  the end of March Ihe bedevilled and frustrated hospital  staff gave way and the triumphant old-timer went  home. When they got to  Frys' place Art ottered Old  Tom a bed lor the night and  said he would plow ihe road  right up to Tom's place next  morning but nothing would  do but that Tom should seize  hold of his toboggan and begin immediately pulling the  month's supplies on feet  that now caused him to wince  at virtually every step. He  had had enough of institutions and people. Hc was  going home.  The winter following Old  Tom's stay in hospital was  particularly severe even by  thc Klondike's standards.  Thc cold weather settled in in  late November and the temperatures continued to fall.  By Ihe third week of December with the sun newly hidden wc were having temperatures of sixty below zero  as high temperatures in thc  day and night-time temperatures as low as sixty-eight  below, a hundred degrees  of frost. I was drinking  hot rums with Art Fry by the  wood stove in his house when  the conversation turned to  Old Tom.  "By golly," said Art  suddenly, "maybe a feller  should take this bottle of  rum up to Tom's and see how  the old feller's doing. He's  been having awful trouble  with his feet."  "Now, Art," said Margie  who didn't like drinking at  all, don't you be going up  there and getting the poor  old man drunk in this weather."  "Dirty old dying dog water,  Momma, do you take me for a  complete fool? I'm just saying maybe we should go up  and make sure the old feller's got enough wood for the  stove. And a hot rum won't  do Tom nothing but good.''  Half an hour later Art and  I had struggled into our  outdoor clothing, all of it,  and were trudging through  the snow towards Tom's  cabin. We walked single  file with Art breaking trail  through the snow, heads down  against the cold. It was at  best sixty degrees below  and walking at that temperature you don't waste time  and you don't chatter. 1  was almost treading on  Art's heels, aware only of  Ihe movement of his muk-  luks through Ihe snow and  feeling that terrible implacable cold probing and finding  weak spots in thc protective  layers of my clothing. Art  stopped so suddenly 1 bumped  into him. I looked up to find  him staring down the valley  towards Tom's cabin. He  raised an arm and pointed.  I saw and understood. There  was no ribbon of smoke stretching from the chimney of  Old Tom's cabin. Life without  fire in these temperatures  was not possible.  "Dirty old dying dog water!" Art said again. It was  the closest he ever came to  swearing. He doubled the  pace towards the ominously  still cabin.  The cabin door was closed  tight as we approached. All  of Tom's tools were stored  neatly and there was a good  pile of neatly sawn logs in  the wood-pile. We opened  the door a half-inch, jimmied  open thc inside latch and were  in. The cabin looked much  the same as ever except the  inside walls were white with  frost. On the table unpacked  except for one egg carton  were the supplies Art had  brought him from town with  three weeks before ��� and an  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  A couple of weeks ago I was could make some intelligent  asked to read the following insight into the poet's mind,  poem and make some com- I   don't   know   much   about  ment upon its meaning.   The poetry,  but  1 know  what  1  person who asked me to look like and 1  don't  much  like  at the piece was apparently this one.  misled into believing that I  Life is a horror and an illusion,  a second in eternity.  Death is a peace and a reality.  eternity in a second.  Love is an emotion, a sensation,  you can't see it but it's there ��� an illusion.  Hate is an evil passion,  an unvalued bitterness ��� a reality.  Love of death is an illusion of peace,  hate of death is a horror of reality.  Love of life is an illusion of reality,  hate of life is a horror of peace.  Love your life and death and your horrors  will be of a peaceful reality.  Hate your life and death and your reality  will be of horrorable (sic) illusions.  by Ray Powers  I was asked first of all if blossoms arc real enough.  I knew what the poet was Thc speed boats cutting lazy  saving and in all honesty the white arcs across the bay  answer has to be no, 1 don't outside the breakwater are  know what he is saying. I am real enough.  led to conclude that the poet Which is real. Ihe poem or  himself doesn't know what he my window? One of them  is saying. To my mind a is lying to me and I know it's  poet is a word magician, a not my window.  skilled workman with words. Is the poet contemplating  Like a bricklayer or stone suicide? 1 don't know but  mason he builds with tools it's not a bad idea,  and skill and material, a crea- To the poem itself; Is life  tion which the rest of us can't an illusion? Is death a reality?  achieve. Mr. Powers' poem Is it the other way around?  is antipoetical ��� it is dis- I would guess that it doesn't  sembling ��� a self defeating much matter. To the poet,  shell game, in which the caught up in self-indulgent  reader is fooled into bcliev- navel gazing, it doesn't  ing ��� because words and seem to matter a damn,  phrases are skillfully man- So whai if life is an illusion?  aged ��� that the poet has Illusion or reality we can be  something to say. charmed and warmed by its  It is somehow dishonest, grace and beauty To be  against the poets' code of concerned whether grace and  ethics, to use words to tease beauty are reality or illus-  rather than to tell. A poem ion is to deny oneself the  should cut away excessive warmth and charm. I would  verbiage, cut through dis- be inclined to say lo the poor  honesty and with clear, econ- poet: who no doubt penned  omical, and forceful language 'his item in a rare moment of  say what has to be said and depression ��� on his fortieth  'be done with it. After reading birthday perhaps ��� that he  a poem, and taking time to should walk a while on the  study the meaning of the sun warmed rocks of the beach  words, metaphors and allu- below my house, feel the cold  sions the average reader sea breeze blow up the legs  should never have to ask, of his trousers, smell the new  "what do you suppose he cut grass (it wouldn't do him  means?" It should be direct, any harm to cut it for me  strong and obvious. either)    and    then    decide  1 have read the thing over a what is real or not and wheth-  number of times. Its most er it matters much anyway,  striking features, "death", A man should have enough  "life", "illusion", "horror", to do so that he doesn't have  "reality", are clear enough, to torture himself about  Outside my window the living the meaning of it all. 1 say  grass demands to be mowed, "man" here because God  the garden aches to be weed- knows, most women are too  ed, the beach asks to be busy for this kind of self-  walked upon. The trees, indulgence,  pregnant   with   leaves   and _PleiMiurn to Page Three  empty whisky bottle and an  empty wine bottle. One egg  had been taken from the  egg carton and an egg-cup  and an empty shell sat on  the table in front of Tom's  chair beside an empty tin  mug. The old man was lying  behind his big old rocking  chair on the floor beside the  bed. He was face down,  spreadeagled and frozen stiff.  "Goldarn it," said Art,  "I don't understand it. Tom  never got drunk in his cabin.''  Some of the ladies of the  community said Old Tom got  what he deserved. They never  thought highly of him because  he drank, because his clothes  were old and very dirty,  and because sometimes he  picked things out of garbage  cans. He was just a dirty  old man who got drunk and  froze to death they said, but  1 don't know. I remembered  Tom's views on thc hospital, thc fierce independence  of thc man. I remembered  that this was a man who had  survived sixty Yukon winters  alone in his cabin, a man who  knew you didn't get blind  drunk alone in that killing  cold. Somehow 1 got thc  notion that Old Tom when he  got home from that last ride  to town with feet that would  no longer serve him knew  what he was doing when he  cooked and ate an egg and  drank his wine and drank  his last bottle of whisky and  went to sleep and let thc  last fire go out.  I found a dignity in his  going that even thc fiasco of  thc funeral arrangements  could not diminish.  *  Mk LETTERS  Coast News, May 2,1978  3.  IWE'RE RIGHT FOR YOU  Hydro  Editor's Note: Enclosed Is a  copy of a letter sent to B.C.  Hydro recently.  Dear Mr. Dawson:  Thank you for informing us,  through our regional board, of  your plans to initiate field surveys of the Cheekeye-Dunsmuir  transmission line. I am curious,  however, why you would start  these field surveys if. as you  say. Hydro is in no way committed to construction of the project, and won't be for several  months until more preliminary  investigations have been made.  Could you please tell mc what the  approximate cost of these surveys will be? And if the ultimate  decision is not to build the  line does Ihis mean the users of  Hydro will have to pay for these  unnecessary surveys through  higher electrical bills?  Richard Tarnoff  Garden Bay, B.C.  Syncrude  Editor:  Re:        Proposed    Government  "guarantees"     to     Syncrude.  Another error in a "Comedy of  Errors".  The Oil companies certainly  know they have a sucker in Trudeau. Over the years they have  already taken "depletion"  allowances as though they were  grants. Weren't they supposed to  be for increased exploration and  development?  Let's keep a few things in  perspective.  First: The Alberta Government laboratories developed thc  initial processes of oil-sand separation, producing quite conservative feasibility studies for good  profits, based on thc oil prices  of thc 1950's. (The oil companies  like to imply otherwise.) Then the  Governments had to 'beg' the  Oil Barons to take it over. First  error.  Second: As if to prove that  'only they' knew anything at  all. the oil companies insisted  upon their own American engineers and management to run  Syncrude. The Governments  acquiesced. Second error.  Third: Thc oil companies  managed to get 75% government financing in exchange for  only 30% of the shares. Third  government error.  Fourth: If 'profits' arc reinvested, as is, apparently,  the intention then in all fairness  the People's shares should increase "three to one" over the  American oil companies since we  have three times the money in  it. No doubt they won't. And the  calculable investment equivalent  belonging to either party will  spread further apart; until the  people will get virtually nothing  for their "real" investment  but 'deferred dividends' and will  still own only 30% of the stock.  That's the fourth error.  Fifth: With oil now several  times the selling price of the  very conservative estimates  used in the feasibility studies,  even with doubled costs; unless  the American  engineers  delib-  Slings  * Continued from Page Two  As far as the rest of the  poem is concerned, it does not  stand up to logical scrutiny.  The poet clearly has his  illusions and realities mixed  up.     While   "life   is an  illusion",     "death  //P\  I say, Rodney, did you get the temperature  readout on the solar reflecting thermo converter?  eratcly created excess expenses,  there is unlikely a 'proveable'  monetary reason for any government 'guarantees' to Syncrude.  And it would be a mistake for  Canada to be sucked into the  unconscionable 'price fixing*  of the Oil Barons in any way.  (Though, let's admit that oil,  because of its excess 'fluidity',  can not be a totally 'competitively  free trade' product.) World  agreement on prices must be  promoted, for the sake of stability. So, agreeing with Syncrude  can be seen as a potentially  large error; particularly if Canada  is to be seen as a world mediator  in thc oil problem.  Canada will likely have to build  pipelines to Montreal and Vancouver in order to sell crude  oil internationally once the Alas-  ka-U.S. pipe is built. (We are an  entrapped supplier to the U.S.  now, not a true 'oil trading'  nation.) And U.S. internal  prices will drop, even if it takes  an act of Congress; to about $8  orSIO/bbl.  So extreme care is necessary  so Canada does not lose several  billion dollars on "cost overruns"  due to inflation of pipeline supplies to our (Low Canadian Dollar) scccssful bidders on the  Alaska-U.S. pipe. For then, how  could wc afford the pipes that we  need?  Premier  EDITOR:  Enclosed   herewith   copy   of  letter to Premier of B.C.  To Mr. Bennett:  In view of the present devalued  Canadian dollar, the enormous  rate of inflation and your valiant  attempts at cutting costs in every  Government Department to save  the taxpayer's money.  Why has the B.C.Hydro escaped your scrutiny so long?  Why are the Hydro authorities  allowed to steam ahead unbridled  with a proposal to build a 500 kv  transmission line from Cheekeye  to Dunsmuir which will add an  additional five hundred million  dollars, or more, to their existing debt?  It seems incredible, to add this  crushing amount to an estimated  four billion dollars already owed,  on Hydro's projects compelled or  under construction and, at the  current rate of interest on borrowed U.S.dollars.  It is public knowledge, more  people (thirteen thousand) work  for Hydro than in the combined  departments of Parks, Fish,  Wildlife, Agriculture, Forest  Service, and Highways.  Hydro produces only 11%  of the total energy consumption  of this province.   Why is Hydro  I suggest absolutely tight price   allowed'to incur 69% of the pro-  control on  all  pipeline  equip  vincial debt?  The B.C.Energy commission's  fifteen year projection between  1976-1991 for the Vancouver  Island population growth was  2.25%. This figure is much  lower than Hydro's estimate for  the same period, which states a  growth of 4%.  This gives us good reason to  question Hydro's forecast for  valid energy requirements on  the Island and their credibility;  whether this transmission line  is really necessary or are they  just self-perpetuating themselves  and their debt?  Mrs. Sylvia Woodsworth  Halfmoon Bay  Homecoming  Sir:  The Nechako Valley Secondary  School of Vanderhoof, B.C. is  holding its second annual Home  coming on the weekend of May  12 and 13, 1978. Any of your  readers who are former students  who may be interested are welcome to attend. For further  information, please contact  Peble Sutton, President of thc  Student's Council, N.V.S.S.,  Box 960, Vanderhoof, B.C.  Thank you for your co-operation in printing this letter in your  newspaper.  Peble Sutton,  President, Student Body  ment, steel, etc. until both the  American and the Canadian  trans-Canada links are completed. We need this for "sovereignty" in the Eastern Canadian  provinces as well as for  'balance of trade' with Japan  in the West.  Let's   have   no   more   'giveaways'.  Del Crow  Quesnel, B.C.  Ri  Sir:  lnqlia  Quality aW Appliances  Sold & Serviced  J&C ELECTRONICS  Radio/hack  authorized Sales Centre  Cowrie St., Sechell. B.C. Box 1208  885-2568  885-2568  During 1978 the town of Fair-  k**���!?.. . JEEZZLl  view in the Peace River district  will be celebrating its Golden  Jubilee ��� the 50th anniversary  of thc founding of thc town with  the arrival of the railroad in 1928.  We will be celebrating our  is a   Jubilee   during   thc   week   of  reality". If death is a part of  life then it must be part of  the illusion.  As far as love is concerned,  it is neither more nor less an  illusion than hate. Both are  figments of the romantic  imagination or an overindulgence in cheese. One is a  constructive illusion and the  other destructive.  As a final note, 1 would  suggest to the poet that he  should go and make love on  the new mown grass and then  write something pleasant.  August 7 to 13 with a great  variety of activities, social, cultural and sports events.  Although we have sent out  nearly two thousand invitations  to former residents , we know  it is not possible to reach every  one who has lived in Fairview  that way.  Wc hope that through your  paper we may reach some of  our former neighbours who  have not yet heard of the Jubilee  and extend an invitation to them  to come home for the festivities.  The Fairview Golden Jubilee  Committee  Cami  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  'IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT"  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off point for Coast News  Classified Ads.  *  M  Church Services  Roman Catholic Service*  Rev .T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  StOO p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechelt:8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin   Gibsons  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study ��� Tuesday ��� 2:30  Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or  886-9482  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal     Assemblies     of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M.Reinhardt  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat .3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4:00 p.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drciberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School -9:45 a.m.  Worship Service -11:00 a .m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study- Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  Gibson's  SUNNYCREST  #|   CENTRE  4 Vanetie  Florida Canada #1  l_ ������ norma udiiduafti  bedding ^fw Oft  plants     Oy*  cucumbers^y  B.C.Grown. Canada #2  Cahforni  potatoes 70*  bunch  carrots  Harvest  Super-Valu Mild  $���< cq Cheddar $4   70  margarine 1.5y cheese    1./9  ice *1   ^Q detergent $9 7q  cream       lm��* powder     ��"1 *  All Flavors 2 hire carton ~  ft It)  !>"���  Snocap Choice Nabob  french    2/79* imarmalade1.29  -,���. ,.,r. 3-Fruit or Seville  peanut   $9 79 cookies  butter  Smooth or Orunci  flour     '2.69 oran?�� 2/88*  crystals  facial  tissue  radios   $3.99  Oven- F  Oven-Fresh  pan  buttercrustggt  *"'        2/89  bread buns  french   2/99* 9lazed    6  99*  bread donuts  nspected Fresl  pork  picnics  rk M.59  loin  j 4.  Coast News, May 2,1978.                                        J^iHj^rtttii^ UV1  STEAM'S LAST GASP  Port 111  The five of us have reached  some sort of common pitch  of boredom, frustration and  the general, westeoast-winter  willies. The party begins  easily enough but there are a  multitude ��l thwarted energies boiling under the surface  and compounded by the lack  ol women (An attempt to  lure Ihe picky waitresses down  has failed miserably.) We  start oul on beer bul pretty  soon, someone cracks the  ��liiskcy and ��f start knocking  back Boilermakers, We're  horny and ornery: all drunked-  up with no place to go, Something's fixing to pop and  pretty soon, il does.   Il starts  t> iili arm-wrestling but be-  fore long. Rocky O'Brien and  one of the sawmill-kids are  squaring off for real. They  lurch and tumble around the  room, paining, cursing and  knocking things over. I  guess that's more or less  what triggers it. The lid  blows off and we all go a  bit masatchi, A window goes  cm and someone kicks a hole  in lhc door. The guvs who own  lhc place are doing most of  it. Thev don't seem to give a  good goddamn. 1 suppose  they're a damn sight more  hushed lhan we arc. Somewhere in the small hours.  Chris, Rocky and I stagger  out of there and head back  lo camp, leaving our drinking-  companions loudly arguing  in the chaos of their room.  Vague memories of boozcd-  up mayhem haunt us through  the groggy doldrums of Sunday. We hang tight around  the bunkhouse all day, afraid  logo near thc sawmill; feeling  foolish and guilty about the  u hole affair. There is nothing  lo do bul lie low and hope  :��: :Y. #**# ******** *  NDP  ��o��*sr%  Try us for Good Books  From Bantam  & Ballantine  886-7744  " "If it* *** *i" rf* ite *V -te *4c *fe sk ^&* Ja ^Jc 1-'  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  there will be no repercussions.  By nightfall, we've convinced  ourselves that we were in Ihe  clear. It's raining again.  We gird ourselves for the  Monday damp.  Breakfast passes without  incident. We go back lo the  bunkhouse for a smoke then  head through lhc drizzle to  Ihe wailing crummy, Van-  Bruni intercepts us with a  grim look on his ruddy face.  "You three can pick up your  lime!" he says bluntly. "I  can't use any shit-disturbers  around Ihis layout!"  So Ihis is il for Tahsis.  Whether the Dutchman has  jusl been informed of our  bunkhouse-lolalling caper or  whether he's wailed for the  most-effective moment to  lower the boom, we'll never  know. Camp pushes are a  devious breed at the best of  times.  "Guess we should have  stayed home and played poker," says Rocky, stuffing his  girlfriend's picture into a dirty duffle-bag.  "Sure wish we could have  made a couple more weeks."  I worry, thinking of the new  caulk-shoes that will knock  forty-five bucks off my final  cheque.  "What thc hell," says Chris  "the good camps are opening  up. Who needs this rainy  sonofabitch anyhow?"  When the plane arrives, our  fellow miscreants from the  sawmill join us aboard it.  One or both of them must have  squealed on us but it makes  little difference now. We're  all going down the road. The  pontoons lift free from the last  wave and we drone upward  and south, away from that  dcadissue valley where highball Stewart Ridley can work  himself to death if he wants.  Damn his dedication 1 We're  like convicts going over prior  walls into a new smell of freedom. No point thinking negative.  %>  JANE'S  _ TUB & TOP SHOP  ��   PLUMBING FIXTURES  �� �� O  v^0.q ^p       Come in &  o  Browse  The day is lowering and  overcast. Before long, we run  into dense log, a peasoup  sheet that stretches from  higher lhan we can fly to thc  very surface of thc water.  It's the ceiling-zero of all the  aviation movies I've ever  seen. We're flying blind  without radar and thc ghost of  my father tugs at my sleeve.  He was a lest-pilot who died  for progress in a Belgian  power-dive. Flying has always held a certain terror for  me and now we're butting  sightless through a mist that  won't end.  The plane grumbles on  through the murk. I'm not  really all that scared until wc  begin to buck through a series  of air-pockets. The turbulence  is constant and the air-craft  shakes and rattles. I'm certain thc wings will rip loose  any second and send us spinning like a tin-coffin into the  foggy rocks. Sometimes the  mist breaks for an instant and  wc have glimpses of vertical  cliff-faces that seem much  closer than they should be.  In the beginning, the others  laugh it off but finally, the  wisecracks die. We sit shuddering like the plane in a cold  and common terror.  It begins to become nastily  apparent that the pilot isn't  too sure of his exact location.  He gets on the blower and  begins asking for information.  From what we can deduce  from his conversation, the  pass through the mountains  is fogged-in solid and too  dangerous to attempt. There  appears to be nothing for it  but to wait in Port Alberni.  Somewhere, in what we assume to be the general vicinity of thc Pulpmill town,  thc plane begins to circle.  It circles a great many times  and it is obvious that the  pilot is playing it largely by  ear. At one point we break  terrifyingly from the dense  fog to see the cabled column  of a full-rigged spar-tree, only  a few feet below us. Fortunately, the pilot has a better  idea of what he is about than  we    imagine. Suddenly  the pontoons are touching  down on the millpond-smooth  waters of the Alberni Canal.  The ordeal is over.  We spend the night at a  hotel, courtesy of the airline.  Next day thc fog has lifted  and wc continue on to Vancouver, completing our ragged  parabola. Just then the horrific flight is foremost in my  mind but, years later, my  thoughts will drift back to the  steampot.  A genuine hunk of history's  dying right here in front of us  snorting out its last  in this frozen westcoast/  swamp  hound lo contribute its hones  to llw floor of litis clean-/  plucked valley  a refugee from the glory days  sold out to the gas-rigs and/  diescls.  Ilui she's a long way from/  dead yet  thai sinokepiiking old relic  she '.s got a bellyful of fog  and she's raring in rampage.  Old Swcn the woodsplitter  plugs the firebox tight:  Shorty, the last of the/  jcrkwirc punks  trips lhc sleumvalve and/  whistles her loose.  Wilh that wild hoot still/  shaking the draws  she digs in her heels and/  reefs ���  lhc mainline lightens like/  God hud ahold ���  jerks the turn free like/  peeling bananas ���  couple oj fulhittl jirlogs loo ���  she bullies them in like/  mulchsticks.  Hangups'! Hell!she IItear/  oul the slumps ���  power to squander, that/  hulllcscurred bustard.  Bui we ve small time to/  study on symbols.  Wc 're too busy dodging/  those jiretl-buck chokers  trying to light smokes with/  wel mulches cursing  Captain Vancouverforfind-/  Ihis country.  In the sling ofa mean ocean/  wind  there is damn small profit in/  too much thinking  no time for u sense of history  when u dinosaur whips us to/  work in ils deaththroes,  Gibsons  Library*  Several new titles again appear  on thc shelves of the Gibsons  Public Library this week. Three  of them appear on the non-  fiction shelves. Under Animals,  there is The Forest Dwellers, by  Stella Brewer. Two of the new  titles are biographies: Reflections without Mirrors, by Louis  Nizer, and E.P.Taylor, by Richard  Rohmer.  The bulk of the new titles, however, appear this week on the  fiction shelves. They are: The  Plague Dogs, by Richard Adams;  The Lantern Network, by Ted  Allsbury; The Wild Island,  by Antonia Fraser; the Love Child  by Fiona Hill; Orphan Street, by  Andre Langevin; The Holcroft  Covenant, by Robert Ludlum;  A Child Is Missing, by Charlotte  Paul; The Sixth Day, by Ivan  Shaffer; The Consul's File, by  PaulTheroux.  Ellinpham 's  A,   Astrology  By Rae Ellingham  Twilight   Theatre  Science fiction adventure and a  film biography of one of Hollywood's greatest stars provides  thc weekly fare at the Twilight  Theatre Ihis week.  Thursday through Saturday.  May 4-7. Damnation Alley is the  feature. It deals with a handful of nuclear survivors charting  an odyssey across thc U.S. in  search of other human life. This  survival talc provides ample  opportunity for the special  effects people to come up with  some out-of-this-world visual  pyrotechnics that arc sure to  keep audiences riveted to their  seats. Giant mutant insects  (spiders?), tidal waves, multiple tornadoes, and psychedelic  skies are only a few of the terrors and wonders which result  from thc earth being knocked off  its axis by a nuclear holocaust.  Thc fast-moving adventure stars  George Pcppard and Jan-Michael  Vincent as Air Force officers.  French beauty Dominique Sanda,  Paul Winficld, and Jackie Earlc  Haley round out the small group  who join forces to survive.  Thc film biography is that of  Hollywood's Greatest Lover,  Rudolph Valentino. The star of  Valentino is the prince of dance.  Rudolf Nureyev. Based on a  sensational biography, the film  has been adapted by Ken Russell  and Mardik Martin. Nureyev  fits the part well and manages  to impress with his presence as  a personality. Leslie Caron is  thc volatile Alia Nazintova,  while Michelle Phillips and  others in a large cast are up to  the demands of the script.  Valentino will be shown at  the Twilight Theatre Sunday  through Tuesday, May 7-9,  at the regular viewing time of  8:00 p.m.  ^TWILIGHT  THEATRE?  GIBSONS  YOU HAVE  SEEN GREAT  ADVENT  tVs! K:,  L    *A  ���   fl^sMMM  ���kaaW^m  m&^M  r*"M  ��� :11  1:1  mm  ���' ;;j\  *tr^^  Week commencing May 1,1978  General Notes: The Sun and New  Moon both oppose Uranus indicating a disruptive period of  sudden, unexpected changes or  events. Because of thc unpredictable nature of this aspect, it  is sometimes difficult to pinpoint exactly what will happen.  However, the undermentioned  prognostications should serve  as a guide. Hold tight and good  luck.  Babies born this week will be  very independent. Early week  arrivals will be very sensitive  and show much artistic talent.  Weekend babies are likely to  be very rebellious or eccentric  and will need extra reassurance  and understanding.  ARIES (March 21-Aprll 19)  Unexpected changes are linked  to money and possessions. Large  amounts of cash are either gained  or lost suddenly. Aries is favoured for that lottery win.  Check safety of all valuables.  Avoid making new financial  arrangements at this time.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Demanding more independence may be resented by those  close to you. Nevertheless,  you'll feel like discarding your  old image to replace it with a  more magnetic, rebellious charm.  Those born May 4 to 7 must  prepare for a change in lifestyle  during thc next twelve months.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Secrets, hidden fears, and  very private affairs may suddenly  be exposed for everyone to see.  Be careful. You now have to  deal with chronic aches, pains,  and worries. Focus is on hospitals and large institutions. Despite the gloom, Venus is still  enhancing your lovable charm  and popularity.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Weekend social activities will  be hectic so discard any detailed  arrangements. New friends and  acquaintances entering your  life will fascinate you with their  unusual charm and talents.  Meanwhile, your future hopes,  wishes, and long-range goals  arc subject to sudden changes  ana diversions.  LEO (July 23-Aug.22)  Your position and reputation  are due for a shock. Expect  changes in public standing as  those in authority reveal their  power to determine your fate.  Your recent achievements now  clearly decide your future. Support >and reassurance arc given  bv faithful old friends.  VIRGO IAug.23-Sept.22)  Emphasis is on disruptive com  munications from near and far.  Letters, messages, phone calls  and short journeys are strange  and freaky. Questions and answers don't make sense. Watch  out for sudden manoeuvres  on thc highway. Be prepared to  scrap old ideas and beliefs.  LIBRA (Sept.23-0ct.23)  The financial circumstances  of those close to you are due for  sudden changes. Make sure  that your own funds remain  stable. Above all, refuse to lend  cash or possessions for the next  few weeks. Guard well all valuables. Insurance and investment mailers need fresh approach.  SCORPIO (Ocl.24-Nov.22)  Partnerships and close relationships have a strong tendency  to end suddenly now. Sad but  true. Head on confrontations  with loved ones at least produce  a more honest understanding of  trust and freedom. As usual,  compromise is Ihe key word.  Conditions are too unstable  for the signing of contracts or  agreements.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-Dec.21)  Medical and employment matters now come under focus.  Many will start a new programme  of improved diet and bodily  maintenance. Flush away the  cigarettes. Anyone employed  must prepare for changes in  work scene routines. Happiness  is linked to accepting a loved  one's controversial point of view.  CAPRICORN (Dcc.22-Jan.19)  Social life, amusements, and  pleasures suddenly head off in  new directions. You're now attracted to thc unusual, weird  or bizarre. It's time to dump  boring friends and seek oul more  stimulating companions. Creating something extraordinary is  easy thanks to fresh insight.  Weekend social activities are a  riot.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb. 18)  Domestic scene is due for a  jolt. An irrcsistable urge to  scrap present living arrangements has to be considered sensibly. Stable Aquarius can now  pursue home remodelling or decorating with an original flair.  Any familv squabbles have to be  democratically.  PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar.20|  Short journeys, letters, messages, and phone calls could  leave you flabbergasted. You'll  be in a rebellious state of mind so  think twice before you act on  present ideas. Brothers and sisters could be ihe cause of weekend disruptions. Avoid confrontations with neighbours.  Much care is needed on the highway during lhc next Ihree weeks.  The visiting Naden Band captivated local audiences during their performances last week.  A band member is pictured here doing the polka  with Mrs. Teddi Benson of the Navy League.  At the conclusion of the Gibsons performance  Commodore Ian Morrow turned the proceeds  over to the Retarded Children's Fund.  Wilson Creek family fun  :��� ���  Sunday May 7, is the day to be  at Wilson Creek! The community  is presenting a Family Fun Day  just chuck full of events designed  to bring families together for fun.  We're kicking off thc day at  I p.m. with families planting  shrubs, flowers and ground cover  RETRACTION ��� ���  in the April 11th edition of this paper, an  advertisement was run from B.C. Tel, advising its customers that it was last call for  the Yellow Pages.  This was run in error.  There is still time for Yellow Page listings in the Sunshine Coast Directory.  Another advertisement will be appearing in next week's issue.  Coast News  Gibsons Precast Concrete  ��� Formerly ���  (Dykstra's Concrete Precast-Langley)  Government Approved 650 Gal.Double Baffle  Reinforced Precast Septic Tanks.  ��� Distribution Boxes  ��� Pump-Out Tanks  Subsidiary ol~^i^  Delivered to Site  866-9031  L  J B.Excavating  Ltd.  on the Community grounds.  Every family in the Davis Bay-  Wilson Creek area is invited to  donate a plant and then plant it  under the direction of a gardener.  This way our grounds will be  beautified and we'll have fun  doing it.  At the same time, all the  community facilities will he open  to the public, with staff available  for guided tours. In the Scout  Hall a Flea Market will operate,  and just down the road there  will be a Fun House.  Later, everyone can join in the  field events. There will be competitive and non-competitive  contests, including egg-and-  spoon races, a continuous volley  ball game, and chicken hypnotising. Every participant  gets a ribbon! To slake your  thirst after all thc activity you can  visit our Banana Smoothie stand  atthc Daycare.  People with a bent for publicity  can have their faces painted,  or pictures taken at the Funny  Photo stall.  Thc potluck picnic will begin  at 5 p.m. Families should bring  their favourite food and we'll  all swap and share. The day will  wind up with a Family Dance at  6 p.m. Admission at the door.  GARDENING TINE  BEDDING PLANTS SHRUBS  and many other things for Spring Gardening.  HOURS OPEN SUNDAYS  Tues.- Sat.  9:00 a.m.��� 5:30 p.m.  THROUGH MAY  10 a.m.���4 p.m.  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd..     Gibsons. B.C.  886-7527 In praise of plays  By Fran Berger  "Pursuing the pleasures  of the body is a fine and noble  undertaking, to say nothing of  healthy and invigorating,"  a loquacious literary friend  commented recently, "but  after devoting so much time  and energy to physical diversions, shouldn't one treat  thc spirit to similar consideration and seek with equal  ardour thc joys and inspirations offered by a pursuit of  artistic and theatrical delights?"  Oh my gosh.    One would  I found the movie real and  touching, the characters most  convincing and, as in "Bad  Habits", all too human, particularly in their struggles  to follow their dreams and to  protect their vulnerabilities.  Most enjoyable was the open  and honest relationship between the adults and the  child in the movie, revealing a  mutual respect and consideration that is so often lacking  between big and little people  in thc real world.  Emerging from the shadows  of thc movie theatre, there  was just enough time to lo-  indeed   be   hard-pressed   to  catc a parking place a little  find fault with such convincing  nearer thc Queen  Elizabeth  oratory. And admittedly I  have been suffering a craving  for a little live theatre that  my minor involvement with  the Dick Wittington play only  augmented. Thus it was in  pursuit of just such delights  while in Vancouver recently  that 1 indulged in a two  day feast of artistic offerings,  and the banquet has served  both to satisfy, and to whet  the appetite for more.  Noon-hour      theatre      is  better than lunch when one  Theatre, spend a few minutes regarding our fellow  theatre goers, and it was  curtains up on a finely honed  and utterly believable version  of "Twelfth Night". Having  an car attuned neither to  Renaissance English nor to  the wit of Shakespeare, I  find bad productions of  Shakespeare quite hard to  enjoy, but this one was first-  rate, each character quite  a real person, portraying  feelings   and  emotions  that  needs  a  brief  respite  from   seemed genuine in spite of  the   madness  of   downtown  the  funny  language.     The  shopping, and City Stage  Theatre serves up a literary  repast that has never failed  to please yet. Its present offering is a most delightfully  funny, well-placed, charmingly pointed and thought-  provoking rendition of Ter-  rence McNally's spoofical  piay, "Bad Habits", an amusing look at man's overblown  mania for perfection and his  wit of Shakespeare is often  too quick for me, and by the  sudden and unexpected bursts  of laughter from a merry  gentleman sitting several  rows behind me 1 knew I  was missing some prime bits  of skillful buffoonery, but  nonetheless what I got was  rich with spice and eloquence,  and again 1 renewed my  respect for and delighted in  obsession with overcoming the Bard,  his faults. Set in the gardens Finding myself the follow-  of "Dunelawn, a sanitorium ing evening in Surrey, how  for the hopelessly imper- could 1 resist the opportunity  feet", the play portrays with to take in the Surrey Little  much humour and only too Theatre production of Neil  clearly that man becomes Simon's "Prisoner of Second  two-dimensional, flat, and is Avenue", a poignant por-  not himself without his short- trayal of the sense of en-  comings. It reminds us with traptnent experienced by a  playful pokes in the ribs that forty-seven year old man who  we are, after all, only too loses his job and subsequently  human. A thoroughly enjoy- his hope for the future, and  able and very well done whose wife must then become  production, one left the thea- the support of the family,  tre in chuckles, feeling ligh- Done with sensitivity and  ter and much more tolerant feeling, the intimacy afforded  of our many human foibles, by the very small church-  ready to face the world in become-theatre made one  spite of ��� or because of ��� almost feel a part of the  the quirks of our humanity. happenings, oneself a prison-  One brief artistic taste was er along with the actors,  like an appetizer, and only forced to endure their frus-  made me hunger for more, trations and at times feeling  So   a   late   afternoon   trek  as if one were eavesdropping  and intruding on a private  life. There is definitely something gripping about being  very close to the actors on a  stage, and in the case of this  play, the Surrey Little Theatre  offered a compelling and  convincing portrait of Anyman  in New York City.  With this as dessert, thus  ended my sumptious theatrical banquet. I enjoyed the  feast immensely and felt  most satisfied, but I know  that, as with Chinese food,  I'll be hungry for more in a  very short time. And it is my  hope that I won't always have  to go to Vancouver for my  theatrical fare. Having begun  to verbally lament the fact  that since my move here a  year and a half ago 1 have  heard wonderful reports of  plays presented by the  Driftwood Players, but to  date have yet to witness  one, I am excited by recent  faint rumblings that live  theatre may indeed be about  to be reborn here on the  peninsula. For openers  we've had the Pender Harbour Theatre Group's successful musical production of  Dick Whittington and His Cat,  and perhaps the excitement  it created both in those on  stage and those in the audience will be contagious  and have a carry-over effect,  resulting in numerous other  productions playing to full  houses. I was privileged  one evening to bear witness  to a public pact, complete with  handshake, between two of  our most eloquent stage notables pledging the devotion  of their energies to a soon-to-  be-ready production of Harold  Pinter's drama, "The Dumb  Coast News, May 2,1978.  Anyox reunion  Anyox was a once-thriving  town in the north-west corner of  B.C Established in 1914 it petered out and died in 1935.  Among its wcll-.'nown offspring  are included Mayor Jack Vol-  rich of Vancouver and columnist Denny Boyd,  This year a reunion of those  who knew or were born in Anyox  is being planned. It will be held  in the Sheraton Plaza. 500 West  12th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.  So far, .250 names have been  received from people who intend  to attend this reunion and the  cut-off date is June 30.  All who remember Anyox are  invited ta send a cheque or a  money order in the amount of  $15.00per person, to Miss Eleanor Wilson. 620 West 19th Avenue, Vancouver. B.C. V5Z 1X1.  The evening of nostalgia and  reminiscence will begin with a  Social Hour from 6:00 to 7:00  p.m. The banquet will start at  7:00 p.m. and the reminiscing  is expected to continue unlil  at least 1:00a.m.  DRUMMOND INSURANCE  Cubs Stephen Frisch, Dwayne Turner, Lome Carroll, Trevor Blair, John Anderson  Jim Dyck, Randy Verhulst, and Cubmaster Bud Norris are pictured with Cub  Peter McKinnon as he receives his award for honest, gained when he returned  a lost wallet recently.  Waiter" (I can't quite decide  yet which of the two would be  most suited for the part),  and so it would seem that at  least mental wheels have  already been set in motion.  And having heard whisperings  that there may eventually be  a Sunshine Coast production  of "Twelfth Night" I consider  my recent sampling as merely  providing a background of  familiarity for what will ultimately be THE version  to remember.  So it is with a hopeful  heart that I await the opening  of the next locally produced  play. I trust that a suitably  appreciative    audience    will  naturally materialize whenever the offering is made,  and so for now it remains  to inspire those gifted in the  acting arts to take to the stage  and indulge themselves.  Let's hope that spring winds  NEW OFFICE HOURS:  Monday to Friday  10a.m. to5p.m.  (straight through)  Box 274  886-7751  are blowing a few cobwebs  out of some rusty artistic  minds, wafting the scent of  grease-paint into their nostrils, and reminding them  once again that, "The Play's  the Thing!"  Licensed Premises  RESTAURANT (Si. CAFE  Overlooking scenic Pender  Harbour at the Pender Hotel  Business Hours 7:30a.m. -9-OOp.m.  Box 3, Madeira Park, B.C. 883-2617  Brian Schaefer  MANAGER  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE COST LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS- PREARRANGEMENTS  D. A. Devlin 886-9551       166SS,aview  Director  Gibsons  through the Vancouver Art  Gallery focused on a bold  exhibit of the works of Jack  Shadboldt; highly imaginative  and colourful paintings,  large and forceful with  familiar shapes ��� often butterflies ��� suddenly appearing  to make the generally abstract  pieces feel more comprehensible. Then it was off to  catch the 6:00 p.m. showing of  "The Goodbye Girl" ��� and  to see why it was so right  that Richard Dreyfuss won  the Oscar for  Best  Actor.  Phone 886-2622  muAwx  NOTICE BOARD.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  HYDRO  AND POWER  AUTHORITY  Invites tenders  for  ���  Re-clearing of distribution line right-of-way  In the Sechelt Power District.  Reference No. Q8-4410  Closing Date:   17 May,  1978  For slashing and trimming of a 20' clearing  boundary at North Lake,  Sechelt Peninsula  Reference No. Q8-4411  Closing Date: 17 May,  1978  Sealed tenders clearly  marked as above - re  referenced will be received in Room 1026,  B.C.Hydro and Power  Authority Building, 970  Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Y3  until 11:00 a.m. local  time, 17 May, 1978.  Details may be obtained  from the office of the  Purchasing Agent,  10th Floor, 970 Burrard  Street, Vancouver, B.C.  V6Z 1Y3, telephone  663-2577 and 663-2560.  or     886-7817  il\\f////  J  NEW BOOKS  Many new books have been added to the Pender  Harbour Library. Come in and have a look. For a  $2.00 yearly membership you may take out four  books at a time or for $3.00 you may take out six  books. The library is open Tuesdays & Thursdays,  from 11:30���3:30 and on Saturdays 1:30���4:30.  RUMMAGE SALE  Rummage Sale, at St.  Bartholomew's A.C.W.,  Saturday, May 6,10a.m.���12noon. #18  BINGO  Roberts Creek Legion, Branch #219 ��� Starting  May 4 and every Thursday Early Bird and Regular  Bingo games. Open 6:30 p.m. All Welcome.       tfn  ART EXHIBIT  Impressions of Nature: an exhibit of water colours  and drawings by Helen McConnachie of Davis Bay  will be on view at Whtfaker House April 24���May 6.  i    ���  TOIfcET TRAINING  On May 6, Saturday, from 10:30 -1:30 p.m., Mrs.  Elisabeth Brown will introduce "Toilet Training in  Less than a Day". The review of this book will be  followed by an open-ended discussion between the  participants and the Instructor.  Elphinstone Portable Three. Fee is $2.00.  GIBSONS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY DOGWOOD  LUNCHEON AT GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  HALL:   May 12, 1978.   Served continuously from  11:30 am to 2:00 pm.    Tickets obtainable from  Auxiliary Members of phone 886-9148; also K.Butler Realty Ltd. and Don's Shoes Ltd. Tickets $3.50 ea  PLANT SALE  Gibsons United Church Women's Plant Sale, Church  Hall, Friday, May 5,1 p.m.���3 p.m. Also visit the  Thrift Shop open same time in the basement.  THRIFTSHOP  Every Friday: Gibsons United Church, Thriftshop,  in Basement. 1 p.m.���3p.m.  DANCE CLASSES  For adults:   Jazz ��� Intermediate level.   Course  begins Thursday, May 11.   Enquiries also invited  from beginners interested In new courses in Classical Ballet or Jazz. J.Milward 886-2531.  !i/ll\,IM\\ll!ll(lVV///n\V'ilMrf//4  "Family Month"  Whereas the family units is the basic unit upon which the  well-being of our society depends; and  Whereas the family exists in a variety of forms; and  Whereas the life of the family is undergoing considerable  stress in the changing material and moral circumstances of modern living;  Now therefore LORNE B. BLAIN, Mayor of the Village of  Gibsons; and  HAROLD E. NELSON, Mayor of the Village of  Sficholt*  DO HEREBY PROCLAIM the month of May,  1978 as  "Family Month"  Members of Families can do much to improve the quality of Family living and  thereby give strength to the community as a whole, through spending quality  time in communication-building activities in the home. We urge all families,  therefore, to emphasize weekly family evenings, discussions, family councils,  recreation and social activities, family service and home improvement projects,  family devotional and religious activities, commencing, FAMILY MONTH.  We call upon the religious bodies, the business community, the social, economic, and cultural associations of our area to join with the local governments,  in supporting this endeavour, by planning and sponsoring special activities  for families which emphasize and enhance family relationships.  May we all work together to strengthen the Family in our community.  LORNE B. BLAIN  Mayor of Gibsons  HAROLD E.NELSON  Mayor of Sechelt  As part of the Family Month activities, we are pleased to announce the winners  of the Family Essay contest.  Family Contest Winners  PRIMARY:  1st.  2nd.  3rd.  Wendy Cummings Gr. 6  Victoria Gazely Gr. 4  Sheila Reynolds Gr. 4  Madeira Park  Langdale  Langdale  INTERMEDIATE:  1st.  2nd.  3rd.  Patti Beale Gr. 3  Alan Pollock Gr. 3  Kester Tomkies Gr. 3  Madeira Park  Madeira Park  Madeira Park  JUNIOR HIGH:  1st.  2nd.  3rd.  Heather Cattanach Gr. 8  Kelley Henry Gr. 9  Dawn Atlee Gr. 8  Elphinstone  Elphinstone  Elphinstone  SPECIAL MENTION^ Doreen Webber  SENIOR HIGH: Kevin Casey Elphinstone  ADULT: Janice Edmonds  SPECIAL MENTION: L.B.Frederick  First prize in all categories is $50.00. The judges recommended that second  and third prizes also be awarded; accordingly $10.00 and $5.00 cash awards go  to these winners.  LMHM  J 6.
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My brief acquaintance with
the Sunshine Coast has confirmed my suspicion that it
is one of those lucky places
where interesting people
from all over the world seem
to wash up on the beach and
take root. The pioneer spirit
that brought the first immigrant to this coast lives on,
behind thc facade of shopping
malls and statistics, changed
in form but not in substance.
For example, residents of the
peninsula may have noticed
the appearance on the highways of a small gray pickup
truck bearing the legend
West Coast Worm Farm
accompanied by an illustration
of a smiling earthworm.
The man behind the wheel
is Michael Baecke, the owner-
operator of the West Coast
Worm Farm. The "farm"
itself is located at #30 Cooper
Road in Sechelt.
I first met Mike in the Sun
Dispatch office on a slow
rainy day last fall. Murray
Watson, who has a knack for
dropping interesting items
into the laps of the unsuspecting, introduced him as
"Mike. He works for the ambulance in Sechelt. And,
by the way, he's starting a
worm ranch," at which point
he left the room. (Another
one of his tricks. He missed
his calling. He should be the
social coordinator at the Home
for the Chronically Confused.)
I eyed this new acquaintance
with undisguised curiosity.
I'd heard of cattle-barons
but "worm-barons"? Humour is my lifejacket whenever
I've fallen (or been pushed)
in out of my depth, so I
cracked a lot of jokes about the
spring round up, worm-
drives, worm stampedes, and
microscopic branding-irons.
Mike endured my levity with
patience. In fact he cracked
as many jokes as I did.
I suspect he knew what he
was in for when he got involved with this project in
the first place, which brought
me to my first serious question: why raise worms?
Obviously it was some kind of
commercial venture, since we
were talking in terms of several million head of diminutive
livestock and nobody needs
that many pets. Earthworms,
it turns out, are very valuable
little creatures. They are
used extensively, not only as
bait for lake fishing, as
you might imagine, but in
organic gardening as well.
Their waste products, called
"castings", constitute
the finest potting soil for
plants. They are compact
mobile refineries, breaking
down organic matter in the
soil to pure nutrient for the
roots to absorb. Recently
one of the television stations
carried a feature news report
on recipes for earthworm.
Earthworm spaghetti, worm
ada is still in its infancy.
There is one large outfit in
Manitoba, the Western Canadian Worm Farm, and another
in Richmond, and a gradually
increasing number of interested independent entrepreneurs like Mike Baecke.
Mike got involved with
worms "On a hunch", he
says. He found himself
reading articles and watching
programs which touched
on the subject. Curious, he
began to investigate more
thoroughly. The result is the
West Coast Worm Farm,
which began operations last
December, though Mike says
it will take a year before
he's really underway. What
kind of person goes out and
starts a worm farm? Mike
was born thirty years ago
and raised in the Belgian
city of Ghent. Originally
trained in interior design and
advertising, he left home for
Toronto in 1968 to pursue
those careers. A year and a
half of the rat-race had him
thinking of returning to Europe, but he decided to visit
the west coast first. He arrived in 1970, liked what he
saw, and took a job with
Canadian Forest Products in
a camp on Vancouver Island.
There he got involved with
Industrial First Aid. He now
holds the "A" ticket, one of
the highest ratings. After
three years on the Island,
he went to work for the ambulance service in Mackenzie.
Four years later he was
transferred to Sechelt, appearing on the peninsula in August
of last year. Like a lot of people who've made the Sunshine
Coast their home, he's not
content to do one thing at a
time. He's an ambulance
attendant, he teaches Industrial First Aid, and now he
has a worm farm.
Out of necessity, he's
become something of an
authority on worms. Of all
the different types of worms
(there are an incredible number of worms and worm-like
creatures lurking around out
there), two types are commercially the most viable.
The Manure Worm and the
Red Worm, also a kind of
manure worm, have truly
been domesticated. These
worms retain the hardiness
of the "wild" earthworm,
they can live for up to a month
in storage, but they are larger, more adaptable, and
more prolific. They will eat
almost anything, as long as
it is organic, in any stage of
composition. Since each worm
eats its way through its own
weight in food every day, a
couple of pounds of worms
can break down the average
compost heap in no time. The
tiger worm is itself a hybrid,
but it should be mentioned
that these "hybrids" are not
the result of artificial crossbreeding, but of natural interbreeding among the
worms. Frequent genetic
variations are not exceptional
in a creature which can reproduce itself every two
months under optimum conditions, and earthworms are
conveniently hermaphroditic;
sexually versatile. It is possible, though unusual, for an
earthworm to fertilize itself,
but both worms are capable
of producing offspring from a
single mating, which to some
extent explains why they're
so prolific.
On a worm "farm" the
worms are kept in "beds"
of about 100,000 worms.
The beds consist of an eight-
foot by two-and-a half-foot
rame, fenced with chicken
wire. The inside of the bed
is sheathed with heavy
plastic and the bed is placed
on or above sand. Both these
precautions are taken to discourage the worms from
their natural migratory habits.
In case the plastic fails,
the escaping worms won't
go far in the sand because it
irritates their sensitive skins.
The beds are about eighteen
inches high, filled to a depth
of twelve inches with steer
manure and straw. Peat moss
was used in the past but
the manufacturers have
changed the recipe and it's
now too acidic for most
worms. Lights are always
used to prevent the worms
from coming to the surface
of the beds. Generally the
worms are well-behaved and
well organized. They eat
their way from the bottom of
the bed to the surface, replacing the manure with neat
layers of easily retrievable
worm castings. Excessive
moisture will drive them to
the surface, which brings up
some of the problems .faced
by worm growers in this
region. Here the beds must
be covered, not to protect
them from drying out, as is
the case in the southern areas,
but to save them from becoming too wet. Worms like
moist, but not soggy. Our
temperatures also create a
problem. The worms are
happiest at 55»-65» Faren-
heit. In cold spells the beds
have to be kept warm. Undaunted,  Mike  is  currently
Voyageur Guy Randall chats with his student
audience during his visit to Elphinstone last week.
Voyageur visits Elphie
On Friday afternoon, the
usual curriculum at Elphinstone High was pleasantly
interrupted by a very colourful character in traditional
Voyageur clothing, Guy E.
The main topic was the
5,400 mile centennial canoe
trip made by Guy and nine
others. A slide presentation,
a display of furs and a question and answer period were
also part of the show.
The   canoe   trip   in   1967
from  Fort St.John to  Expo
in Montreal was the largest
privately     funded
Centennial.       ft
months to complete in their
twenty-six foot canoe, and was
a re-enactment of the routes
taken by the original Voya-
geurs. In the practice run one
of their members, Roy Yellow-
knee, was lost in turbulent
waters. His body was never
During Victoria Days on
May 20 of this year, the Tall
Ships will be arriving and
along with them, Captain
Cook. Guy Randall and
Chief Dan George will be on
hand to welcome Cook and the
peace pipe will be ceremon-
project ially passed around.
Canada's Ever since childhood
Guy Randall has been steeped
took   five
in the history of this country,
and with his past experience
on the stage, is able to relive
the past for an audience.
At the present he is involved in educational tours
bringing the past into the
classroom. He is also writing
a book about thc opening up of
the Peace River area by white
PO theft
The safe in the Egmont
Post Office was broken into
on April 24 and an estimated
$8,000 in money orders and
stamps was taken. The police
investigation is continuing.
By Maryanne West
World Hockey Championship continues this week and
will pre-empt programming
now and then. Between Ourselves, on Saturday at 6:15 p.m.
presents a profile of Charles
Hutton 1861-1949, the man who
established a musical tradition
in Newfoundland. He opened the
first music store in St.John's,
a store which is still in business
one hundred years later, and operated by his son; was the organist and choirmaster of thc Roman
Catholic Cathedral. In the 1890's
he fell under the spell of the
D'Oyly Carte and staged the
Gilbert and Sullivan operettas
in St.John's.
The Hornby Collection, Saturday 8:05 p.m., relates the tra-
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of solar heating for his beds.
Next week, more detailed
information on the use of
worms for bait and gardening. If you're really interested and you can't wait,
call Mike yourself at 885-
Is that the way we want it?
By the Office of Church In
Society, The United Church of
In the language of logic, there
is a phrase reductio ad absurdum.
It means to carry any argument
to a ridiculous extreme as a way
to demonstrate truth or falsity.
Now that 1977 is behind
us. and Canada enters thc last
years uf thc decade of thc I970's,
it might be worth while to look at
a few uf thc trends of thc last
few years and sec where they're
taking us — reductio ad absurdum, over thc next fifty years.
For example, if thc costs of
thc Post Office continually rise
while    the    service    provided
declines, by the time another
half century has passed (give or
take forty years) we might expect the Canada Post Office to
be handling next to no mail,
while charging anyone brave
enough to slip a letter into a
mail box several hundred dollars.
Similarly, if thc main way for
Canadians to gct rich continues
to be hy selling out lo foreign
investors, wc could end up with
no Canadian owning anything.
In fifty years, everyone would
work for thc government — a
prospect as depressing as thc
opposite extreme, of everyone
depending on private enterprises
for employment.
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Those who work, that is.
They'll earn the highest wages
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largest number of unemployed
in history. Or if you're really
pessimistic, you could argue that
in fifty years, no one will be
working: we'll all be on unemployment insurance.
Everyone will carry a gun, for
defence only, of course. No urban dweller will venture out at
night or answer thc door.
Our per capita energy consumption, already thc highest
in thc world, will climb. We'll
continue to disregard warnings of
physical and economic limitations to the energy supply. Until
in a final splendidly selfish fling,
we'll squander the last barrel of
oil in a gas guzzling car, or chop
the last tree for an oversized
Saturday newspaper, and then
settle with a wheeze back into
the Dark Ages.
Is that the way we want it?
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<S^ Coast News, May 2,1978  CBC  ' * Continued From Page Six  Wednesday, May 3  Mostly Mmk: 10:20 p.m. Festival Singers of Canada, Palestrina,  Poulenc  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Jose Greco  discusses his autobiography.  Thursday, May 4  World   Hockey   Championship:  12:30    p.m.    Canada    versus  Czechoslovakia.  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. Livewires  comedy series.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Bonn,  1977     Beethoven     Festival-L'  orchestre de Paris.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Alan Paton,  his role in South African politics.  The deadly brown panther mushroom, pictured here, has made its appearance  in the local area. A thumb-nail size piece can prove fatal if eaten by a child, though  wild creatures such as squirrel eat them with impunity.  Review hearings scheduled  Full agendas and lively sessions are anticipated for the  Regional District Review public  hearings with 0 large number of  organizations and individuals  signifying they will appear at  Seehelt. North Vancouver. Delta,  and Vancouver.  In' Sechelt. Monday, May 18,  1978. at 1:30 p.m. at" the  Senior Citizens Hall, Mermaid  Street, some of those making  presentations include Mayor  H.E.Nelson and Mr. T.W.Wood  for Village of Sechelt; Mayor  Lorrje Blain for Village of Gibsons; Mr. and Mrs. C.Salabub,  Area H Property owners; Mr.  Timothy Frizzell. Elphinstone  Electors Assn.; Mr. Harry Almond; Mr. George Gibb, the  Powell River Regional Distriet;  and the Sunny Harbour Estates.  Individuals attending a Public  Hearing and wishing to make an  oral, presentation are also wel-  weleome.  Mr. Phillip A. Farmer, Chairman, and the Regional District  Review   Committee   is   examining:*  I.   The   jurisdictional   role   of  Carnival  Elphinstone Student Council is  sponsoring a carnival to raise  money tor the purchase of a van  to be used by school teams and  for elass excursions. Thc council  feels' this project is worthwhile  as tile van will reduce transportation costs and promote more  school activity.  The carnival will be held Saturday ,'May 13, in F.lphinstone Gym  froni 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  BINGO will be featured for  all those who want to come out  andjry their luck. There will be  other attractions such as dart  throning, a dunking tank, pie  eating contest and school club  displays, etc.  So everyone, come on out and  join ihe fun!  regional districts, including an  examination of present and  future functions and responsibilities.  2. The structural and administrative organization of regional  districts including internal and  external boundaries; the relationships between regional  districts and provincial, municipal and thc citizens: and provincial financial support policy  for thc regional districts.  3. Such other issues germane  to the review of the  regional  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  NOTICE  Sprinkling Restrictions  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY  Effective immediately sprinkling restrictions are  imposed on all users from the Municipal Water  system as follows:  1. Odd numbered properties in the Village and  North, Shaw and Davis Roads may sprinkle on:  Odd calendar dates from  6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  2. Even numbered properties in the Village and  Hillcrest, Crucil, Henry and Reed Roads together with Highway 101 may sprinkle on:  Even calendar dates from  6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  3. Soaker (soaking) hoses are not permitted and  the use of same will be considered to be in  direct contravention of the Village of Gibsons  Water Regulation By-Law.  4. Sprinkling is permitted from one (1) outlet  only per parcel on days of sprinkling permitted.  All Sprinklers must be turned off if any Fire  Siren is sounded.  F.J.Holland,  Superintendent of Works  Friday, May 5  Jan Radio-Canada: 8:30 p.m.  Nimmonsn-Nine plus six. Brian  Downey Latin-Jazz Septet.  Mostly Mask: 10:20 p.m. Bonn  1977, Beethoven Festival ���  C-ech Philharmonic Orchestra.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Karl-  Heinz Stockhausen Part II.  ��� Saturday, May 6  Update: 8:30 a.m. Roundup of  B.C. Happenings.  The House: 9:10 a.m. the Week  in Parliament.  World Hockey Championship:  11:30 a.m. Canada versus Sweden.  Opera by Request: 2:04 p.m. your  favourite selections.  Between Ourselves: 6:15 p.m.  charles Hutton. the Man and  his Music, by Bill Squires.  The Hornby Collection: 8:05 p.m.  Caravan, by Jurgen Hesse.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. Morley  Callaghan Story ��� A School for  Entertainers by George McWhir-  ter. Poetry by Douglas Barbour.  Sunday, May 7  The Entertainers: 4:35 p.m.  Randy Newman, Bruce Steele  comedy special.  Symphony Hall: 7:05 p.m. Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Franco Gulli, violin. Mendelssohn,  Mozart. Stravinsky.  Concern: 9:05 p.m. Trusting to  Luck and God.  Monday, May 8  World   Hockey   Championship:  12:30 p.m. Canada versus  U.S.S.R.  Gold Rush: 8:30 p.m. Robert  Gardon and Link Wray. Super-  tramp in concert.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. CBC  Vancouver Orchestra. John  Rapson, clarinet. Weber, Ber-  wald.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. film maker  Howard Smith,  Tuesday, May 9  My Word: 8:04 p.m. BBC Quiz.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra.  Honegger. Hindcmith.  Nightcap:   11:20   p.m.   Charles  Jencks. architect.  CBCFM 105.7  Ideas; 8:04 p.m. Wednesday ���  Freud revisited ��� Sons and  Lovers. Thursday ��� The Sex  Object. Friday ��� The Legacy.  Monday ��� Five Faces of Communism. Tuesday ��� TV Surrogate World.  Radio international: 9:04 Friday ��� Amsterdam's famous  Concertgebouv, Orchestra.  Audience: Saturday 9:04 p.m.  Part I The Citadel Under Siege.  John Neville and John .luliani.  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The mouth-watering menus  that appear in this space each  week are not merely academic  exercises. They are the actual culinary delights which  sustain the staff of the Coasl  News in the midst of the long  Sunday production day.  Virtually the entire staff can  attest to the fact that they  translate in real terms in a  most delectable and satisfying way.  Even the best behaved  Grannies sometimes go away  for a vacation however, and so  it is that one finds the editor  in charge of filling this space  this week. It is not that, in  the absence of Granny', hc  was best qualified to fill thc  gap. Possibly in fact he is  the least qualified. No, the  reason that last Sunday found  the editor up to bat for Sunday  dinner has probably more to  do with the fact that he is  the most expendable of the  staff during the production  rush.  The menu was learned in  boyhood and employed consistently through bachelor  times as your basic survival  cooking. It is nutritious and  tasty and inexpensive and  easy to prepare. Gourmet  cooking it is not, but it will  see you through in a pinch.  It did the Coast News staff  last week.  The dish is called mince  and tatties and is a standby  in most Scottish homes. To  prepare it for a sizable group  you need about two pounds of  ground beef, better ground  shoulder or ground round  since it can be a touch too  greasy if the fat content is  high. The other principal  ingredient, the 'tatties',  should be taken care of by  thc utilization of about a  dozen medium size B.C.  grown potatoes.  The ground meat is boiled  in just enough water to  cover it. Lavish amounts of  onion should be included and  garlic to taste.     A  liberal  amount of liquid or cubed  Oxo is also of assistance and  perhaps towards the end a  dash of Worcestershire  sauce. Salt and pepper, of  course, are ever necessities.  Meanwhile the potatoes are  peeled and boiled with perhaps an onion and the requisite amount of salt. When  ready they are mashed.  Sometimes some turnip boiled  and mashed with the potatoes  provides a tasty variation.  In the interests of colour,  and one feels that if you have  some attractive colours on a  plate you are probably taking  care of nutritional requirements too, some frozen corn  kernels can be added to the  meat near the end of its  cooking process and their  golden colour enlivens an  otherwise sombre dish.  Also in the interests of  colour it is interesting to  serve the mince and tatties  with some pickled beets.  The whole is a fairly attractive and sustaining meal  much tastier than would  first appear and has the added  benefit of being remarkably  easy to digest which enables  a hardworking newspaper  staff to  get  right back  to  work without the need for or  benefit of a siesta no matter  how hearty the appetite.  In the cooking lexicon of  this particular stand-in  chef there isn't much attention  paid to dessert. Those who  insist on ending with a sweet  are recommended to try some  tea with honey in it.  Granny will be back in full  form next week.  Pender Ratepayers  hy Pender Harbour & Distriel  Ratepayers Association Publicity  Committee  Over the past year the Ratepayers have concerned themselves with many issues facing  the Pender Harbour people but  the current report prepared by  the Ministry of thc Environment  on pollution in the harbour just  reinforces what we have been  saying. The Pollution Control  and Health Branches specifically  recommend in this report that  present recreational, residential  and commercial development in  the harbour be restricted.  These are strong words especially considering thc large  amount of growth we have seen  tu the past few years. One in  ten homes along the harbour-  front are discharging sewage  directly into the sea while another  number are pollution risks.  These two branches conducted  a house-to-house survey along  the eighteen miles of waterfront  from Irvine's Landing lo Pope  Landing (including thc waters of  Bargain Bay north to Edgecomb  Island and the islands in Pender  Harbour). In addition five stations were set up on the three  main creeks leading into the  waters east of Gunboat Narrows  to determine effects on the Harbour. Boat counts were made  during August (a traditionally  high traffic month) and September (a lower month). Dyes were  used in any suspicious areas  and beaches were carefully surveyed. The most serious areas of  discharge were in Garden Bay.  Hospital Bay, Welbourne Cove,  Donnely Landing and Gerrans  Bay. Hast Pender Harbour and  parts of Oyster Bay were isolated  as well as areas of pollution  discharge. Creeks leading into  Oyster and Hast Pender Bays  arc unfit for wading, swimming  and the like. The final analysis  showed the worst polluters arc  the homes along thc waterfront  and marinas and boats generally  are not. as is popularly believed,  the culprits, though they are  noted as polluters as well.  The Chairman of the Official  Pender Harbour Settlement  Plan spoke with Jim Brooks.  Health Inspector wilh the Coast  Garibaldi Health Unit, and Mr.  Brooks stated that their Unit had  Ihe power to force the upgrading  of septic services where they  constituted a pollution risk. The  Pollution Control Board as well  has such power. Mr. Brooks  also slated that lhc\ would be  enforcing these regulations and  powers upon the receipt of this  Sanitary Survey. We can only  hope that (hey and thc Pollution  Control Board will, as they  never have in the past. Permits  have been issued by the Pollution  Control Board allowing certain  individuals to continue direct  outfalls into the Harbour. The  Ratepayers feel this practice must  . stop. Their responsibilities  are specific: they are nol to allow  the direct discharge of sewage  into salt water or any other water  sources,  5UNSHINE COAST  PEST CONTROL  The problem is a large one  and should not be specifically  isolated to thc homes along the  waterfront. Large clustered subdivisions which locale on side-  bills above the harbour are contributors as well. Thc limited  amount of land available for  septic fields is already overcrowded due lo small lots and  clustering of homes. If, as this  Sanitary Survey states, the end  result must be sewers then the  residents of Pender Harbour  are looking at a seven and one  hall' million dollar sewage system,  a cost no matter how alleviated !  by grants and subsidies, we  would be paying for thc rest of  our lives.  Kay Kralt, Ihe Federal Fish-  cries Officer, reinforced thc view  of high pollution and stated that  hc is powerless under his jurisdiction to enforce any controls.  He stated that in his view the  effect upon the harbour is massive and the fishery here is  suffering from pollution. He laid  the responsibility directly upon  the Pollution Control Branch and  the Medical Health Department.  Our responsibility is just as  great as residents here. We must  place public pressure on our  government departments to  enforce the law. But wc must  also consider the options open to  us. If they recommend restrictions on growth then we must  find ways of controlling our  growth rather than restricting it  oul of hand. Our present bylaws allow far more intensive  growth lhan we can handle. The  Canoe Pass development, where  they arc subdividing a rocky  outcrop with nine lots (a possible  eighteen homes), is a case in  point. It is developments such as  this thai will lead inevitably toward expensive sewer systems  as the harbour slowly stagnates.  Each individual lot, subdivided  and passed by the Health Officers, may nol in itself constitute  a pollution hazard but lhc steady  accumulation of such lols and  larger subdivisions can only  result in further pollution and an  end to the harbour as we know  it. An overview must be taken to  protect us all. As il stands now,  according to this Sanitary Survey, we must restritl our growth  and further development until  an answer can be found,  Wo offer a  Complete Pe*t  Control S  Timber Days Chairman Carl Chrismas hands over the entry forms for the Timber  Days Salmon Fishing Derby to Larry Macdonald, Manager of the Sunshine Coast  Credit Union. The Credit Union is sponsor for the Derby.  Dear Ann:  Is it a snub when a good  friend has a party and I am not  invited. I always wonder a  little. Am 1 not interesting or  why am I not invited? Left  Out.  Dear Left Out:  We all are left out at times  and there are many reasons. Perhaps they grouped together  people that are harmonious -  sometimes mixing artists and  business people works out, but  if you have a large circle of  friends, they get along better  if their interests are related or  the same. Sometimes you  want to entertain those who have  a more intellectual approach to  life: others are into definite fields  and life styles. We should all  have the privilege of deciding  the tone of a party or dinner.  Some have music and dancing,  others enjoy conversation. They  don't mix too well. Hence we are  invited according to the tastes  and desires of the hostess. Don't  be touchy. You too may have to  decide who will be congenial  and who fits well together. It's  all fun and works out in the end.  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They werecrackin'-up in the    ty  2 street  S  \   v They were crackin'-up at the  S  *        intersection where the  j auto bodies meet.  8  S Wally did you last time  9 Wally'II do you new  y When your grill is bashed up  fc Wally'll see you through.  2  (sung to the tune of "Ballot Kirriemuir")  \ b H ���**  s  9 We handle I.C.B.C. claims.  \yjrATWMATWArWAT*WArATWArATATATATATAT*ATATjrATAr*A  CHEQUING ACCOUNTS  WITH  No Service Charges  PER ANNUM  COMPOUNDED  CALCULATED ON THE LOWEST  MONTHLY BALANCE  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Cowrie Street, Sechelt, B. C.  885-3744 Coast News, May 2,1978  The Sunshine  Second Front Page  Timber Days  Longtime Band Manager of the Sechelt Indian Band, Clarence Joe, retired this  past weekend. The occasion was marked by an overflow crowd of his friends  and associates. Pictured is Chief Dan George paying tribute.  A look at Bonniebrook Lodge  vised trail rides, overnight  camping trips.  The Bonniebrook Lodge has  been managed by Connie  Achterberg for thc last  three years and one of the  features that has proven to  be very successful in that  time has been the Summer  Tea Parties on the lawn of the  lodge. More are being  planned this year.  Tourists to the area or even  residents who have not yet  made the acquaintance of  this especially lovely part of  the Sunshine Coast and the  hospitable and inviting facilities which grace it would be  well advised to make sure that  they explore it as a place to  visit or to dine.  * Continued from Page One  the winners of the  Family  Essay,   and  of  course   the  logger   sports   will   be   at  Hackett Park.  The following is a list of  the events and regulations of  the Logger Sports.  EVENTS: Underhand Chop,  Anderson Realty Ltd. trophy  and cash prizes: LIMITED  power saw Bucking, Sunshine  Auto Parts trophy; UNLIMITED power saw Bucking,  Suncoast Power and Marine  Trophy & cash prizes; Men's  axe throw, Macleod Hardware trophy; Men's standing  block Chop, Royal Bank  trophy; Ladies' nail driving,  Sechelt Building Supplies  Trophy; Men's one man Bucking, C&S Hardware trophy;  p.m.   SHARP,      Absolutely   coming  NO entries will be accepted  for any event after 12 noon.  Ladies' two lady Bucking,  Shop Easy Trophy; Men's  two man Bucking, Trail  Bay Sports trophy; Ladies'  axe Throw, Ann-Lynn Flowers  trophy; Pole Climb, Bank of  Montreal trophy; Choker-  man's Race, Wakefield  Inn trophy; Obstacle pole  Race, I.O.F. trophy; Jack &  Jill, Morgan's Men Wear  trophy; Logger of thc Day,  Weldwood of Canada trophy;  Lady logger of the Day,  Sechelt Agencies trophy.  RULES:  The committee reserves the  right to cancel or substitute  any event. (Judge's decisions  are FINAL).  The Sports will start at 1:30  Bonniebrook Lodge is one  of the jewels of the Sunshine  Coast. It is a stately and  dignified edifice but warm and  comfortable too. It sits  right on the waterfront on  the quiet Gower Point Road.  Behind it stretches 100 acres  of meadow and wood belonging to the associated Bonniebrook Camp and Trailer  Park. The whole is owned  by Ran and Ev Vernon and  the lodge itself is managed  by  Connie  Achterberg.  The lodge has seven guest  rooms and features home-  cooking and a warm and  homey atmosphere. The dining room is intimate and well-  furnished and prospective  guests   are   invited   to   call  in advance so that the personalized service for which  the lodge is noted can be  adequately purveyed. The  menu for lunch or dinner can  be arranged in advance and  individual preferences as to  preparation can be seen to  with care and skill.  The entire complex will  eventually become the Bonniebrook Tent and Trailer  Recreation Resort and its  forty acres of pasture will  be home to some fine horses  which will be the feature of  the Equestrian Centre which  is being planned. When effectuated the Equestrian Centre will have the services of a  fully qualified Riding Instructor and will feature  super-  CANLOG rules will be used as  a guide to all events.  Unless at least three entries  are received for the UNLIMITED Power Saw event, that  event will be cancelled.  A limited power saw is an  unmodified stock or production model. Contestants  in this event must be prepared to prove to the judge  that their saws have not been  modified.  Entrants in the Axe Throw  events (men's or ladies')  must enter at least one other  event.  Trophies will be awarded to  first-place winners only.  Cash prizes will be awarded  as shown on the entry form  and where not show cash  prizes will be calculated  based on the donations forth-  Awards of trophies and cash  prizes will be made immediately after the final  event at thc Loggers' Sports  site.  Entry forms may be obtained  from Morgan's Mens Wear.  Sunshine Auto Parts. Sechelt  Chain Saw Centre. Sechelt  Building Supplies or from  Ann-Lynn Florists, all in  Sechelt. Mail your entries  to Mr. Carl Chrismas, Box  1507, Sechelt, Telephone  885-5200, soon as possible.  In order to choose a Timber  Maid a scoring system is  set up, people entering thc  various events build up  points through one of the  various sponsors.  GROUP PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:  1. Timber Maid, 19 years  of age and over, preferably  associated  with  your  group  as member or familv membc i  that is active in group; .'���  an individual may represent  only one club, eg Lions or  Legion: 3, if the club finds il  necessary for an individual  to compete in mure than one  event the club can do so.  4. in the case of the evenl  being held in licensed premises lhc entrant must be  l9yearsofage.  A point system, as yet l��  hc devised, will be announced  for thc following events:  Cribbage, one couple; Dans,  two couples; Bridge, one couple; Badminton, two couples;  Volleyball, three couples;  Three Legged Race, two  couples; Sack Race, two  couples; Egg and spoon,  two couples; Sleeping Bag  Race, one couple; Slosh Race.  on skis, two couples; Apple  Pic. two entries; Chocolate  Cake, two entries; Cheese  Cake, two entries; Bread,  two entries; fishing Derby,  open; Ticket Sales, Scoring  is awarded on thc number of  books sold.  Bonniebrook Lodge nestles among the trees  by Chaster Creek on Gower Point Road.  (OrKHurmrro.  PUBLIC  NOTICE  S.M.T.Coach Lines Ltd. wishes to advise that it has filed application for consent to revise existing service between Sechelt and  Vancouver with a proposed effective date of June 1, 1978. This application is subject to the consent of the Motor Carrier Commission  and any representation to same may be filed with the Superintendent of Motor Carriers, Burnaby, B.C. up to May 12th, 1978. Details of the proposed revision may be obtained from any S.M.T.  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Duncan $  Cove      ^_  Resort    ^$jS  Garden Bay, B.C.  Cottages Motel Unite Trailer  Sites Laundromat Boat and  Tackle Rentals Ramp Moorage  Propane  skm 74 883-2424  Madeira Park, B.C.  Licensed Premises  RESTAURANT & CAFE  'Specializing In barfaequed ribs'  Overlooking scenic Pender  Harbour at the Pender Hotel  7:30 a.m.���9:00 p.m.  Skm 68 883-2617  Hopkins   Landing  Granthams   landing Coast News, May 2,1978.  Tennis  It's spring at last, and otic uf  thc sure signs of spring around  Gibsons is thc activity at thc local  tennis courts every dry day.   As  well as the three courts at Elphinstone Secondary there are  two courts in Dougal Park and two  new courts in Brothers Park  which we trust will be ready for  use very soon. You may also  have noticed a smaller fenced  area in Dougal Park adjacent to  the tennis courts. This is a practice court and hopefully the  practice net will also be installed  as soon as possible.  At thc High School the senior  tennis team, under the coaching  of Jim Weir, is going strong for  Us second year. This year's  team consists of fourteen members, many of last years players  and sonic very promising newcomers.     In   their  first   match  The Fabulous  GREEN MACHINE  HOMELITE  CHAIN SAWS  to  HUSQVARNA  CHAIN SAWS  SHEFFIELD  LAWN MOWERS  |        FREE  With each unit  one $6.00 gas can  against Brittania Secondary  Gibsons won 6-5 and they played  to a 6-6 tic last week against  Windermere Secondary. The  next scheduled match will be  against Gladstone Secondary  on Tuesday afternoon. May 9.  All these teams play in established league play in Vancouver  and Gibsons is more than holding  their own against them.  A tennis tournament is being  organized by thc senior team, as  a fund raising project for tennis  equipment. The dale of the  tournament is May 27-28, and it  will be played at thc High School  courts. Thc three events to be  played are men's doubles,  ladies' doubles and mixed  doubles. Registrations will be  taken at Trail Bay Sports in the  Sunnycrest Mall, starting Thursday morning. May 4. Closing  date for registrations is Friday,  May 26. The fee is $2.00 per  person per event. Come out and  participate. You'll enjoy yourself and help out our student  tennis team at the same time.  This coming Wednesday,  May 3. there will be a meeting  for anyone interested in a Gibsons tennis club. It will be held  at Elphinstone Secondary School  at 7:30 p.m. Hope to see everyone out. For further information  phone Keith Evans 886-7938 or  Jim Weir 886-7361.  Coast  strokerg  By Dennis Gray  1 remember my first car. It  wasn't much by today's standards  but I never wanted to gct out of it.  I practically lived in it. I was like  a gypsy, never walked when 1  could drive, always took the  longest way. Got so I would never  turn my head; I'd turn the whole  car around. Never stayed still  long enough to cast a shadow.  Wc tried to do everything in a  car and almost succeeded, some  printable, some not, but then you  probably did it all too.  I never got tired of driving.  I could drive forever. But that  was before you just aimed your  car and turned your mind off;  that was before people were so  impatient to fill the space you  occupy; that was before thc  boredom of freeway driving  where the visual breaks are so  few they add to the monotony;  that was before they began to  charge more for a gallon of gas  than for a meal; and that was  before motorcycles re-kindled  my interest in driving.  I haven't done everything on  a bike that I did in a car, but I'm  working on it. I guess one of the  most desirable features in bike  riding is the freedom it gives  you. like the freedom from freeways ��� such as the alternative  route north or east from the  Sunshine Coast via Squamish,  Pemberton and Lillooet.    Take  your wife with you: the road  between Squamish and Pemberton will have her clinging to you  so tight you'll think you are sixteen again and so will she (or  maybe she is). It's a beautiful  road for motorcycles through  some of the most beautiful country. You may want to stop and  fish, or picnic, or swim, or just  sightsee, but you won't have a  minute for boredom.  From Pemberton the most  travelled route is to Mount  Currie then right, over the Lillooet River and through the  mountains on the Duffy Lake  Road to Lillooet. This is a gravel  road but I am sure you will find it  pleasant. There arc many  places to stop or camp along thc  Cayusc Creek or perhaps pan for  gold. Thc second alternative is  Anderson Lake Road; for this  vou go straight through the Indian Village at Mount Currie  (Indians willing) to Darcy then  turn left and straight up, but that  is another trip, as is thc route  from Pcnherton Meadows to  Goldbridge. Time has never  been very important to me on  this ride, but 1 expect you could  make it to Cache Creek in about  the same time as by thc Trans  Canada Route; in fact you may  want to return home that way.  It makes a pleasant weekend  trip. Remember take your  wife; she will love you for it.  886-2912  i��i  'W,  >/>,.  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ROAD BUILDERS ASSOCIATION  Head Office: 985-0611  Foot of Pemberton Ave.,  North Vancouver,  B.C.V7P2P8  %3  *C*TOP LTtt  ;.L  44M  &2M U  The Sechelt Chiefs get their consolation goal In the final game against the Elphinstone Wanderers last week. The Chiefs ran Into a fired up Wanderers team determined to win the trophy for their injured goalie, Kenny Verhulst.  Wanderers take cup  Keep stroking.  Golf  news  The golf season got well  underway last week with the  Spring Opening Mixed  Tournament. The tournament  saw mixed foursomes play a  best ball score competition  and some very good results  were achieved for this early  in the season.  The winning foursome was  Ed Mcllwaine, Margo Mathews, Jack Milburn, and Bill  Peterson who scored an aggregate score of 66. A score  of 68 took second place,  turned in by the foursome of  Don Douglas, Cliff Salahub,  Adeline Clarke, and Isobel  Draper. Wilf Dorey, Ron  Oram, Eileen Evans and Vera  Munro held down third spot  in a three-way tie with the  foursomes of Jim Budd,  Jim Munro, Dave Doig,  and Olive Shaw, and Wolf  Reiche, Jim Leith, Bernie  Parker, and Lila Trott. All  three of the latter foursomes  came in with a score of 69.  The Sunshine Coast Ladies  Third Golf Team was up bright  and early to catch the first  ferry on Thursday, April 20,  as they were to tee off at  10:00 a.m. to play against  the  Capilano  ladies.  The Sunshine Coast team  consisted of Lil Bullied,  Eileen Evans, Audrey McKen-  zie, Glenna Salahub, Norma  Gaines, Wilma Sim, Vera  Munro and Jessie Pritchard.  In a close contest the  Sunshine Coast Ladies lost  narrowly by a score of 73-71,  By Bamibus ft Co.  It was a superlative weekend  for the Elphinstone Wanderers  Men's Soccer Team the weather was perfect, the tournament  dance a huge success, and the  local lads won the tournament  trophy.  Teams from Pender Harbour  and Sechelt, Gibsons, Powell  River, and Vancouver participated in this second annual all-  star soccer tournament.  To reach the finals the Wanderers first had to defeat the  North Shore Saints who ended  their season in third place in the  Mainland fifth division. Graham  Chapman scored the only goal  on a penalty kick in this closely  contested match. Next came the  Powell River Labatts in another  close match that ended 3���2  for the Wanderers. Goal scorers  for Elphinstone were Robbie  Williams with two goals, and  Steve Miles.  The final game was played  under perfect conditions before  three hundred shouting fans at  Langdale Field. The Sechelt  Chiefs put up a gallant effort as  they held much of the play but  could not get past the Wanderers'  defense. Goal scorers for the  home team were Nick Bergnach  with two goals, Frank Hoehne,  Robbie Williams, and Dan  Baker. Wanderers led 2���0  at the half and led 4���0 before  the Chiefs ruined Jan de Reus'  shut out on a deflection off one of  the defenders. The final score  was 5���I for the Wanderers.  Kurt Hoehne presented thc  tournament trophies after the  final game. Tournament Champions were the Elphinstone Wanderers; runners up were the  Sechelt Chiefs and the North  Shore Saints won the consolation  cup as they defeated Pender  Harbour Bananas 3���1. Most  valuable player of the tournament was Darren Dixon of the  Sechelt Chiefs. Best goalie was  Jan de Reus, of the Wanderers.  Highest goal scorer was Kirby  Jackson of the Chiefs. Most  sportsmanlike player was Rocky  Armstrong of thc North Shore  Saints.  The Wanderers had a number  of players who played outstanding soccer and it is difficult to  pick  anyone  as  a  single  star  so we'll give stars to the whole  team. Stars go to: Jan de Reus;  Duncan Campbell; Art Dew;  Steve Miles; Graham Chapman;  Gary Davies; Nick Bergnach;  Robbie Williams; Dan Baker;  Corky Bland; Ken Miles; Dave  Newman; Kerry Eldrid; Don  MacKay; Bjorn Bjornson; Ken  MacKay; Bjorn Bjornson; Frank  Hoehne.  Team members dedicated  their play to a player who was  injured in thc final game of the  season against the Vancouver  Metros....Ken Verhulst. Verhulst seriously injured his knee  and will be sidelined for some  time. After the game, all the  Wanderers trooped to the hospital to let Ken take a drink from  the tournament trophy cup.  Thanks to Bud Norris and the  Scouts for providing food and  refreshments; the game officials;  Gibsons Building Supplies for  lime; Doug Elson for judging;  Kurt Hoehne, the master of  ceremonies; Ken's Lucky Dollar  for oranges; Don Turenne, Tony  Williams and Mike Thompson  for selling refreshments; and  also Angel Juarez forjudging.  Strikes  By Bud Mulcaster  Most leagues had their playoffs a couple of weeks ago. Winners of the Gibsons 'A' league  were Kathy Clark. Patti Cavalier, Pauline Hogg, Andy Spence  and George Watt; Wednesday  Coffee winners were Marion  Reeves, Judy Frampton, Janet  Flumerfelt, Diane Earle and Anne  Fitchett; Ball and Chain winners  were Phyllis and George Francis  and Donnie and Frank Redshaw;  Classic League winners were  Frank Redshaw, Gwen Edmonds  and Freemand Reynolds; Phuntastique winners were Mel and  Willie Buckmastcr, Kay Butler  and Lome Eve; Legion winners  were Jane Graham, John Wilson,  Gerry and Eugene Turenne  and Mickey Jay. Congratulations  to you all.  Lots of 300 games rolled this  year with Freeman Reynolds  leading the way with 34 games  over 300 and held and average  over 250 in two leagues. Ken  Skytte rolled sixteen 300 games  and Vic Marteddu rolled fifteen  300 games. Bonnie McConnell  had seven 300 games, Nora  Solinsky had six. and Gwen  Edmonds. Carole Skytte and  Dianne Fitchell each had five  300 games. There were 250  plus 300 games rolled this year  which is pretty good.  Our spring league is under  way and the leaders are Dianne  Fitchell, 356 single and 945  for four and Hazel Skytte with  1023 for four.    Peter Cavalier.  201 single and 885 for four.  We would like to wish Nora  Solinsky well and a speedy recovery from her accident. As  we say Nora, take it easy!  High Scoresi Tuesday Coffee:  Lee Larscn 269-674; Christina  LePage 239-674: Nora Solinsky  254-685; Lila Head 260-645;  Swingers: Belle Wilson 204-509;  Alice Smith 216-536; Hugh  Alice Smith 216-536; Hugh  Inglis 242-587; Art Smith 262-  679; Y.B.C. Bantams: Cindy  Skytte 205-392; Sheila Reynolds  179-321; Arlene Mulcaster 242-  386; Danny Hurren 208-390;  Paul Jay 231-390; Juniors: Glen  Hanchar 214-456; Jeff Krintilla  214-456; Seniors: Mike Maxfield 308-620; Ricky Buckmaster  257-675; Jeff Mulcaster 262-  725; Jamie Gill 291-739.  IFTOU DON'T HAVE 10 INCHES*  OF INSULATION IN YOUR ATTIC,  YOU'RE LOSING HEAT AND  WASTING MONEY.  If your home is like 90% of Canadian  homes, it's not properly insulated This chart  gives you an idea of how much you could save  by bringing your home from the average level  of insulation up to today's recommended  standards. Of course, as energy costs go up,  so will these savings.  Oil Heat  ST.JOHN'S S209  FREDERICTON $204  MONTREAL $195  TORONTO $159  WINNIPEG $237  REGINA N/A  EDMONTON $228  VANCOUVER $130     ���_^____  These savings are based on a typical 2storey pre-war home  of 1,100 square feel.  ���Based on insulation material wilh R-3 value per inch (2 54 cm).  NOW HOMES BUILT BEFORE 1946 ARE  ELIGIBLE FOR A HOME INSULATION  GRANT OF UP TO $350.  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SAVE TOMORROW.  s>:  Canadian Home Insulation Program  D Send me ihe free book  "Keeping the Heat In"  D in English 11 en franqais  Please print.  1*  Gowmmanl                    Gouwrnamtnt  of Canada                    du Canada  Canadian Horn*               Programma d'laotatlon tharmlqut  Insulation Program          rfti raildtntai canadtannaa  HonourablaAndrtOuatlal L'honorabla Amka Oualttt  Mlnsttat                         Mlnlitrt  I    NAME.  ��� Send me Ihe grant application kit.  {My home was built before 1946.  is 3 storeys or less, and is my  principal residence.)  H in English G enfrancais  ADDRESS .  CITY   . PROV.  I     POSTAL CODE,  Mail lo: Canadian Home Insulation Program,  PO Box 34180. Station D. Vancouver, BC V6J 4N2  Or call collect through your  telephone operator (604) 732-7295  Mease allow Z lo 4 weeks loi piocessmy and mailing 8A-E Our man at the track  Hoofbeats  By Jim Hayes  "What the hell is she doing  there?" That incredulous query  came from the lips of a veteran  of the $2.00 wars as a dark brown  mare named Empress Dee was  being photographed in the winner's circle a few nights ago.  "Look at her record!" The disgruntled bettor jabbed his finger  at the fine print in thc Daily  Racing Form, and proceeded to  outline thc mare's past performance record to his companion.  On the surface, Empress Dec's  past did, indeed, seem dismal.  A week before she had run  eighth in an $8,000 claiming race.  Her most recent winning effort,  prior to thc one minutes before,  had been against $5,000 stock  last November. Now she was  being decorated for conquering  a field of $8,000 horses. The  3���2 favourite in the race, Opening Move, had run dead last.  The man's friend looked closer  at the Form and grunted, "California horse," he said.  That little scenario was played  out with different actors several  times in the first couple of weeks  of racing at Exhibition Park.  Empress Dee's owners, the Pentagon Stable, claimed the horse  for $5,000 late last fall at Bay  Meadows, a track near San Francisco. Her trainer, Norm Perry,  shipped her north to Vancouver  and gave her a rest. On April  12, hc gave her a trial race over  the local track and she ran eighth,  beaten by four lengths. A week  later she was ready to go again,  and Perry entered her in another  race, again for $8,000 but this  time against other fillies and  mares. Her backers collected  about $12.00 for every deuce  wagered.  Empress Dee's $12.00 payoff  was small change compared to  the $30.00 win money paid out on  a colt named Printers Ink a few  days later. Printers Ink, who  beat $20,000 horses here, had  been claimed for $10,000 at Santa  Anita in Los Angeles last December. Trainer Wayne Anderson  gave Printers Ink a conditioning  race, then brought him right  back to beat tough horses.  Trainer Margaret Ellis has a  horse named Dock Affair, claimed  at Golden Gate for $3,500. Dock  Affair went off at 14���1 his first  outing here and lost in a photo  finish against $5,000 horses.  He still paid  about  $12.00 to  TB seals  Mrs. Patricia Murphy of Halfmoon Bay, Chairman of the  Sunshine Coast Christmas Seal  Committee, will attend the 1978  Annual Meeting of the B.C.  Tuberculosis-Christmas Seal  Society to be held May 18 and 19  at the Sheraton Plaza 500 Hotel in  Vancouver.  Delegates from around the province will participate in workshops, and will hear progress  reports from the directors of  several research and education  programs funded by Christmas  Seals in British Columbia. Delegates will also vote on a proposal  to change the name of the Society  from the B.C. Tuberculosis-  Christmas Seal Society to the  British Columbia Lung Association. In the summer of 1977,  the national Christmas Seal  organization, formerly known as  the Canadian Tuberculosis and  Respiratory Disease Association,  changed its name to the Canadian  Lung Association, and several  provincial affiliates have followed  suit. The lung association name  more accurately describes the  work of Christmas Seal organizations, which in recent years  have moved the focus of their  attention from tuberculosis  to include all lung diseases, primarily emphysema, chronic  bronchitis and asthma, while  maintaining an interest in the  control of tuberculosis in Canada  and abroad.  Speakers at the meeting will  include Dr. Bill Arkinstall and  Peggy Atkins of Kelowna, Dr.  Tony Nolan of New Westminster,  Dr. James Hogg and Dr. Peter  Pare of the Pulmonary Research  Lab at Vancouver's St. Paul's  Hospital, and Dr. Adam Little,  Chairman of the British Columbia Workers' Compensation  Board.  * a^ **p rfi *\y*tp ffT* *T* ���T* T* *sj* *|* *T* *^ ^P *^  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  place.  The list is much longer. Horses  are vanned up from California,  sporting records that indicate  they couldn't win a match race  against a fat man in rubber  boots, then proceed to whip the  locals, paying a good price in thc  bargain. Yes. Grasshopper, thc  racing in California is a little  more competitive.  But that's not the whole  story. The success of the imports illustrates the skills of local  trainers in claiming good horses  at the southern tracks. A man  who expends thc time and money  in travelling to Bay Meadows  or Santa Anita, lays out $10,000  for a horse and ships it back here,  had better choose a nag with  some potential or hc won't be  in thc business long. As a happy fellow said last week, as he  headed for thc cashier's wicket  after another California horse  ran in: "They didn't send him  up here to ride the Scabus!"  In the past performance charts,  for those who don't know yet,  the notation BM means Bay  Meadows, GG stands for Golden  Gate, SA is Santa Anita, and Hoi  is Hollywood Park. In a few  weeks. Longacres in Seattle will  be opening again, and some  Washington trainers will be  bringing horses in from time to  time. They run okay too. The  notation for Longacres is Lga.  Come cry with me  their lives.  Think!  and don't overreact  Coast News, May 2,1978  This column often refers to  information in the Daily Racing  Form. 1 understand that new  racing fans, who don't know how  to decipher the information in  the Form, can get a free booklet  called "How to Read Past Performances" by writing to Daily  Racing Form, 2015 West 12th  Avenue, Vancouver. Some readers have probably been going  to the track for years, having a  good time and never bothering  to get the Form. More power to  them. The important thing is to  enjoy the sport.  Readers who have questions  about racing, handicapping or  anything else in this column can  send them along with a self-  addressed envelope to J.Hayes,  Box 3622, Vancouver. We'll  do our best to answer them,  or get some expert help where  necessary.  Should win soon: ShannleB.  This article deals with general  stable tidiness. It takes a little  time and effort to maintain a  tidy stable. Horse owners  whether children or adults, must  think of thc rest of their family  and neighbours when it comes to  this subject. All horse owners  know how hard it can be at times  to spend a day at tidying up a  stable yard that has been unkept  for several weeks. It should be  included in your every day routine and soon you will develop a  habit of putting everything away,  even if you arc going to use it  again thc next morning.  Your stable and corral are part  of your property and properly  maintained can be very attractive to thc visitor's eye. If you  notice your fence board broken  replace it rather than putting  something up to do for a few  days, which turns into months.  Put kreosote on parts of your  fence or barn which are being  chewed before it goes far.  Pick up that rake and shovel  and find a spot for it in your  feed or tack room instead of  leaning it on the gate, and stand  your wheelbarrow up against a  tackroom wall and you'll be surprised how quickly you can make  your barnyard more attractive.  Keep a special garbage bag  handy for all that wire off your  hay and scrunch it up into a  little ball and dispose of it. Then  you can take your barn garbage  out to thc trash man with your  household trash.  The next thing to remember  is your manure pile, which horses'  happen to acquire quite a bit  of. Keep it out of sight if possible  even if it means wheeling it a  fair distance. You'll be happy  you did when fly season rolls  around. Remember too. there are  products on the market for exterminating flies, etc. in your  horse's stable, and he and you  will both appreciate that. Fly  repellent is good for the horse but  pretty useless in a stable where  something stronger is needed.  We need not say, of course, to  remove your horse first  Dear Ann:  I have a tricky husband that  1 don't know how to deal with.  We have been married six years.  He always wants to go out evenings; I want to spend some time  at home and like to watch T.V.,  but he doesn't. If he has no  where to go and no excuse, he  picks a fight with me and then  leaves in a huff slamming the  door behind him. I found he was  seeing a woman that I didn't  know and wasn't a mutual friend,  hence this fancy dodge to get out  of the house. How do I deal with  this situation? Tricked  Dear Tricked:  I guess if you think the marriage is worth it pretend you  don't know. Just accept his  feeble excuse to get out at night.  If it is a light infatuation it will  pass. You could confront him and  tell him to do as he pleases  and you will decide what to do  after you think it over. But a  calm approach is always better  even if you separate over his  infidelity. It is better to be  friends and taking care of business by agreeing to disagree,  costs   much   less   in   attorney  fees ��� if children are involved,  it is better to remain on as good  terms as possible for their sakes.  We only have one father and  mother and their love is what  makes the world go round for  children. For some people  that love is supportive throughout  Family Allowance Draw  Cash your Family Allowance Cheque and be eligible  for $35.00 worth of merchandise.  To be held May 31   Come in and enter!    B   SALE ON NOW  Prices effective to May  13th or while quanitles  quantities last.  THE  PEASANT  LOOK  Reg. $7.99 and $8.99  .97  Flatter mother with a fashionable top in the season's  newest look. Choose from  100% polyester interlock  and polyester cotton voile  fabrics. Solids and prints in  sizes S, M, L. Three styles to  choose from.  SPECIAL PURCHASE  COTTON LONG GOWNS  $7-77  99 m  COOL  COTTON LOUNGERS  Reg.  Value $9.99  $8  .88  Pretty perma-prest gowns. 8  Lovely styles to choose from.  Be early for best selection.  Sizes S, M, L.  Reg.  $10.99  In perma-prest polyester/  cotton. Gay printed flounced  trim. Sizes S, M, L.  ���..floors,sidewalks, patios  ���..retaining walls  w foundations  it swimming pools  '7.  Ron  886-9262  A FULL SERVICE CENTRE  FOR ALL YOUR CONCRETE &  CONSTRUCTION IDEAS  Jim  886-7571  "GAB PANTS'  M2-77  Great looks in POlye��ter/fl��bardine, great fit  with zip fly front and elastic back. Choose  Irom colors of Black, Brown, Beige or  Powder Blue. Sizes 10 to 18.  MISSES' P0LYURETHANE  HANDBAG  $7-77  Double large loop handlist bag  hai Iron! Hasp eectlon and ona out-  ���Ida anap cloaa compartment.  C hooio trom ataortad Tan colora,  While or Black.  Reg.  $9.99  SAVE $1.00  6 PAIR PACK  ALL SHEER  PANTYHOSE  *2  .99  Reg.  $3.99  Beige or Spice. Fits 100  150 lbs.  SAVE 80'  ANTR0N III  LADIES' FANCY BRIEF  1  3 $Q.99  pr.for  %3  Luiurlout, antl-atatic brittle wilh com-  torUblff. abtorbtnt cotton gutttt,  tlaillc legs; covarad ataallc walal.  Dthcatt floral ipptlqut on sldt  Chooat Whit* ot Nudt. Slits S. M, I.  aSaWaWaWaWiaaim.  mm  RHHMMHHHHMHia 12.  Coast News, May 2,1978.  We want to give you,  the customer,  the benefit on this  happy occasion ���  We roll out the red  carpet and ���  ROLL BACK  THE PRICES!  RUBBER BACKED  Comet; Level Loop Three Tone in  colour.   A hard wearing carpet,  that will stand up to a lot of  traffic. Two colours:  Rainbow ��� Cactus Green.  Limited Quantities   $C.95ayd.  Corvette: Again as above  Four colours:    Circuit Red ���  Indy Green ��� Manzagold Beige  $g.95 a yd.  A La Carte: A beautiful tight  Saxony on Rubber Back. It has  that beautiful velvety apparance.  Four Colours: Snow Mist ���  Maple Syrup ��� Tarnished Brass  ��� Wild Spice.        $i  5J Q.95 a yd.  Luminaire:   Short Shag.   Three  Tone in Colour.  Bamboo Green ��� Gentle Beige  ��� Misty Blue ��� Autumn Wine  -Gold.  Limited Quantities   $0.95 a yd.  Rideau:     Again a Saxony  on  Rubber Back. Lovely  appearance.  Two  colours   only   ���   limited  quantities.  Gold ���Rust $7.95 a yd.  Grafica: Beautiful kitchen print  Zepel guarded for easy cleaning  ��� anti-static.  Blue Stone ��� Slate Brown.  Reg $11.95 a yd. now $ 7.95 a yd.  s  j^**t  ' "i  f   *��  to*  *'-;.  Eight years on the the coast,  and now 2 locations to shop.  JUTE BACKED  Shaladin: Made by Hardings,  a good quality shag. Will give  years and years of satisfying  wear and luxurious appearance.  Orange ��� Brown ��� Cinnamon.  Sug. Retail $13.95 now $ 7.95 a yd.  Twilight Zone: 100%  Continuous    Fillamont     Nylon  cut and loop, with that beautiful  embossed   look.     One  Colour  Only: Bittersweet.    $1195 a yd.  Rosedale: Very heavy Saxony  made by Crossley-Tarastax  One colour only: Golden Rye.  This outstanding quality, dropped  from a suggested retail value of  $18.95 per sq. yd. To$1 1.95 a yd.  Plaza Suite: A very nice designed  carpet with three tone effect.  High-Low Cut and loop, use it  throughout the house for  enduring beauty.  Eight decorating colours to  choose from.  Our ever low price for the  duration of the sale. $1 Q.95 a yd.  SECHELT:  Cowrie Street, in the  heart of Sechelt.  12'x42'3"     Victoria     Station;  Rubber   back   kitchen   carpet  one colour: Red Rose  was $11.60 a yd now $ Q.95 a yd.  12'x27'  Cardero; High-low-cut-  and-loop nylon. Green.  was $15.95 a yd now $1 Q .95 a yd.  12'x12'3" Adoneau (2nds)  Acrilan Fibre. Peppercorn.  was $294.00 now $1 Cfl.00  12'x10'    Connoisseur; Nylon  short shag. Orange Flash.  Was $186.00      Now $0 {j. 00  GIBSONS:  on the Highway and  Wyngaert Rd.  12'x24'3"       Shaladin;    100%  Nylon. Two Tone Brown.  Was $13.95 a yd. now $��.95 a yd.  12'x10'8"  Rideau; Rubber back  Saxony  Rust.  was $161.00 now SQ C .00  12'x9' Magnum; Heavy Quality  Saxony. Ginger.  was $204.00 now $ 1 A A .00  12'x9' Comet; Level Loop  Rubber Back. Rainbow ��� Gold  ��� Rust ��� Green. EachSCfj.00  MANY MORE  We will finance up to three month  months  with no Interest charges.  Use  your   Master  Charge   or  Chargex.  All sales final ��� no returns ���  no refunds  Carpet Remnants  PRICES SLASHED!  Discontinued Carpet Samples.  Use as doormats 18"x27"  Each $0-00  Ken DeVries  & Son Ltd.  SECHELT  885-3424  GIBSONS.  886-7112 Coast News, May 2,1978  COAST NEWS   CLASSIFIED ADS  Classified Ad Policy  All listings 50* per line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  Minimum $2.00  per Insertion.  All feet payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  This offer It made available for private Individuals.  Thete Clattlflcatlont  remain face  Coming Events  -Loot  -Found  Print your ad In the tquaret Including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be tun to leave a blank apace after each word.  No phone orders Pleaac. Just mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coast Newa, Classifieds, Boi 460, Glbaona, B.C. VON 1V0, or  bring In person to the Coaat Newa office, Glbaona  DROP OFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Coming Events        Personal  WOMEN'S CENTRE  Roberts Creek, 885-3711. Drop-in  library, information, Thursdays  11:00-4:00. tfn  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  L   IIII   lt     ._:    t     :    "  :    :  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON ���  m  The Lion's Share of Personal  Sale Items can be Found Under  Close Scrutiny Only in the Coast  News Classifieds.  If it's a Tradesman or Professional Service that you  require  be sure to look first in the Sunshine  Coast Business Directory.  To All Residents of Sechelt &  Surrounding Area. Please be informed that the "Sechelt &  District Chamber of Commerce"  has implemented a permanent  telephone number at 885-3100.  Wc welcome your suggestions,  criticisms and inquiries at above  number during regular office  hours.    Board    of    Directors.  Announcements  Are you new to the Sunshine  Coast? Have you any new neighbours? Call the Welcome Wagon  Hostess for a visit ��� 886-8043 or   886-9973. gig  Guy and Mary Glenn are proud  to announce the birth, on the  26th of April at 6:20 p.m.,  of a beautiful boy, 3.2 kilograms  and to be christened Beau Dale.  A brother for Lisa. #18  We laugh and play,  at Tot Lot day.  We have a ball,  From short to tall.  We think you're nice,  to help reduce the price.  And we thank you all.  from big and small.  To all   those   Fine   Folks  who  generously have supported us.  Now taking Tot Lot Registration'  for Fall, S3.00 per child. Call  Charlene 886-2046. Spring session ends June 23. 118  Personal  We would like to thank Dr.  Mountain and the staff of St.  Mary's Hospital for the care and  kindness extended to our Dad.  We also expecially wish to thank  the Home Care Service, both the  Homemakers and the Home Nurses for making it possible for  him to spend his last days at  home.  John & Nacline Lowden     #18  Alcoholics Anonymous meetings,  Gibsons Athletic Hall. 8:30 p.m.  Every Monday. 886-9059 or  886-9904 for information.       #26  DISCERNING ADULTS-Shop  discreetly by mail. Send '2.00 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.V6B3X9. tfn  Work WanteT  Work Wanted     Work Wanted  For Sale  Moving and hauling. Gardening  Rubbish Removal. Odd jobs of  any kind. Ouality work. 886-9503  Fully Qualified Electrician  it Free Estimates it  886-2546 tfn  Have a 14 h.p. riding tractor to  rototill vour garden or lawn.  Phone 886-9590. #19  Signs & Posters made to order.  Reasonable rates. Phone 885-  3310, evenings. Ask for Ken. #19  Small engine repairs to outboard  motors, chain saws, lawnmowers,  garden tractors. Reasonable  Rates. Home Service or Free  Pick Up and Delivery. Also  Garden and Soil preparation:  roto-tilling. plowing, aerating.  Phone 886-9037 or 885-3394.   #25  Fiberglass your Sundeck  "The Best in the West"  Call 886-7671 anytime  BOB KELLY'S PICKUP  Basements,   garages,   yards.  A load on our Truck  Is a load off your  Mind  886-9433  tfn  Roily Feltron would like to  express his gratitude and appreciation to Tim Choy for returning  the wallet left on the ferry     #18  mmmtnrmmm  WORK WANTED  "CUSTOM MADE"  ��� Fencing  ��� Green Houses  ��� Trellises  ��� Planters  CEDAR  SPECIALISTS  885-5564/886-7370  I would like to thank the parents  of the Twin Creek Lumber Pee  Wee Hockey team for their  support during the past season  and a special thanks to Phil  Raines for his great sponsorship which helped make the team  such a success. Thank you.  Dave Gant #18  High Quality Fiberglass Sundecks  Call Evenings: 886-8003     tfn  For Explosive Requirements:  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse, contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howc.Saund Faftners  Institute. #7tfn,  Moving at Hauling  Gardening,   Rubbish   Removal.  Odd jobs of any kind.   Quality  work. 886-9503. #22  Tool Sharpening  Lawn    Mower   Blades,    snips,  knives, scissors. Phone 886-9569  ..Noon hour, or evenings, 4:30 to  8 p.m. #18  ULTRA DECK  bv  TRODAN  The Ultimate in Decking  886-2953 tfn  Journeyman Carpenter  All types construction, new or old  Work Guaranteed. 886-7160.  #20  Gel Ready for Spring!  Fruit tree pruning, gardens dug.  perrenials divided. ALSO 1-ton  truck for hire, light moving and  hauling. 886-9294.  tfn  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  it Umblng  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  ~lHelp Wanted  YOSHl'S RESTAURANT  requires:      Full  Time   Kitchen  helper;   Full  Time   Waitresses.  Apply in Person  May 5 (Fri.), 6 (Sat.) 2:00 p.m.  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre.  Phone 886-8015 #18  Housekeeping Help Wanted  Experienced young or middle-  aged woman. 886-9443. #20  Wanted    =  Timber wanted: Fir. hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  D&O Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886-7896 or 886-7700. tfn  Fencing for garden; 3 inch or  smaller mesh preferred.    Also,  wooden high chair. 886-9095.  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  ���Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  RICH    BLACK DELTA    SOIL  16 yard.   $190. Bud's Trucking.  15805,    108th Ave.,    Surrey.  V3R 6T9 tin  For Sale: 24" Tapersplit Shakes.  Phone 885-5374. #25  For Sale  Drapes ��� orange polyester  Winter Coats  Barbie Camper  Roller Skates  Call 885-3310 evenings. #19  Fresh rhubarb for sale. Call  886-2554. #20  Roberts mono-stereo tapedeck.  tapes, splicing equipment ���  $200.00 o.b.o.: Rocking-chair,  gold ��� $25.00; Keystone elec-eye  camera in case ��� 'i price. $35.;  886-7355    #19  Two   glass    show    cases   with  lights-$150. each. 885-5733.  Free standing harvest gold enamel fireplace. Used four months.  New $400; will sell $175.  One 21" Black and White Toshiba  T.V., perfect condition, $75.00.  Will swap for an electric cement  mixer, must be in good condition  at reasonable price.  885-3605 _#19  Realistic 40-channel aide bend  CB Radio with antenna. $250 o.b.  o. 886-9408. #18  Doing   your   own    upholstery?  We have all supplies.  Need a new mattress? Try foam!  All sizes.  Custom covers fors     Campers,  trailers    and    boat    cushions.  W.W.UPHOLSTERY AND BOAT  TOPS LTD. 886-7310 tfn  One Craig 8-Track with Pioneer  speakers. Great condition.  $100. 886-7978. #18  Unused car top carrier; three  book cases; two Venetian blinds  48*x48"; fence wire; electric  cable; drapery rods: miscellaneous. 886-9165. #18  Two 14" Master Rims. $15.00  for both. Two T.V.Antennas  $8.00forboth. 886-2495eves.#18  New furniture, contents of home.  Dinette suite, lamps, tables,  bedroom suite, etc. Phone after  7 p.m. 885-9439. #18  ********  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  r** AUTOMOTIVE  *********      ********* ELECTRIC  ***********     ******** MISC. SERVICES *********  NEED TIRES^  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  dt the S BENDS on Hiqhndy tot  Phone 88b-2700  Gibsons      UhftBE ELECTRIC ltd.)    W6-T60s  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance Electronics    Pole Line  ���POWER   TO   THE   PEOPLE"  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992       Maintenance  Residential Continuous  ��� PACIFIC-O-FIBERGLASS   ���  FIBREGLASS  LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS ��� SUNDECKS, ETC.   12 years experience  885-2981 Eves  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********       **********   EXCAVATING    *******  CMftMaW. p�� Jaf v Pi  I |. ' | ^^^       ^^ ss> n._*L     Inai.lnllnn  rx\   Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  CUSTOM BACKHOEWORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines. etc.  Ph 8B5-2921   Roberts  Creek  ********** Cabinet **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight TheatreBldg. 886-9411  J.B.EXCAVATING        886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation   ���^^  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  . Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.C>  GIBSONS LAWN MOWER &     OM ~~  CHAIN SAW SERVICE 886-2912  Gibsons Industrial Park, #5, Shaw Rd.  "Repairs to all makes"  STRETCH-  A-BUCK  Serving OOP    TAXI      .)��irj  Langdale O O ���P^^Vam >5 aat ��| I  to  Earls Cove'  ********* CARPENTRY **********  Cadre Construction Ltd. ^  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION  i Payne Road, Gibsons  886-2311  Sand & Gravel  885-9666 or  885-5333  L & H Swanson Ltd.  Readymlx Concrete  with 2 plants Backhoes  Sechelt and Pander Harbour  Porpoise Bay Rd.  -Dump Trucks-     Bo* 172, Sechelt, B.C.^  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAVS TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone 886-2664     Member Allied Van Lines    RR  '. Gibsons  ANDREABSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving tha Sunlhim Coatt  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreessen 886-9439   .  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plante  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  ]oM^s TomFlleger   Phone 888-7868  *Wlectrical  j3  Box 214, Gibsons, B.C.  "ONTRACTING V0N1V0  Quality Farm 6 Garden Supply Ltd. -|  * Feed * Fencing    M6-7527  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer  ]&.  Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  ��� Qualified Workmanship ���  RRKMARLENERD.,   MB C07Q  ROBERTS CREEK     ����-M'��  A  ********* PLUMBING **********  f ' v  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  . All Work Guaranteed  CARMI CRANE SERVICE  Industrial or Residential Lifting  Phone  886-2401 or 886-2312  Nequatque Resorts Ltd.  Will build to suit      instruction Division        YmamtU,  Residential or High Rise        Vinyl Siding we can do It  Gibsons 886-2597   Ph Collect Vancouver 112-327-8757^  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole a Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercial Containers available  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Volen  B86-959V  THOMAS HEATING  OILBURNERSERVICE       ......  Complete Instrument Out}" /111  DOGWOOD    HIE   886-2888  ��� Breakfast  ��� Lunches  ��� Dinners Gibsons, B.C.'  It Pays to Advertise in the fli-tast News  Max/ 0 1Q7fl  Friday & Saturday * May 5th & 6th  Sea-View Place, Gibsons, B.C.  PRICE CUTTERS!  ��� CABINETS ���  APPLIANCES  CARPETS * LINO  STEREOS * T.V.'S  CERAMIC & TILES  ��� AND MORE!!*  ELECTRONICS  Stereos ��� Records  M      Appliances ��� T.V.'s  886-9733  GIBSON & SPEED QUEEN APPLIANCES  10 Year Compressor & Transmission & Tub Warranty  TOLL FREE 922-2017  CABINETS ���  LINO ��� CERAMICS  GM.RPETS  I  886-2417  AFPC Automatic Frequency &  Phase Control  ACC Automatically adjusts color density  Picture stabilization Circuit  AFT Automatic Fine Tuning _A_  S4V��  20" COLOUR T.V.  $ 4 79 ��� 00  ���    Sug. List $579.00  ��4��������������^��^��������4��������Vlf������������������������������������������������^  �� Cassette Record & Play Back Deck  CARPETS!  20%  - 30% OFF  Most Top Lines  ���k Have Your Carpet Installed  by Our Experienced Workmen  UNDERLAY*ROLL ENDS  KITCHEN CABINETS  & VANITIES  COUNTER TOPS  +  i  *  *  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^j  Features:  . Tape Counter-3 digit counter  . VU Meters - operate record & playback  Cr02 Button - Cromium Dioxide Tapes  *  *  *  *  Fast Forward & Rewind     *  Pause Button *  $100.00  Sug. List $173.85  12" TRAVELLER   B&W    T.V.  Features:  Operates 3 ways ��� on 110 Volt House current  ���on 12 Volt Car Boat Camper  ���on Portable Power Pack  100% Solid State  VHF-VHF reception  Price of T.V.-$157.35  Power Pack ��� $64.35  Total $221.70  Our package Deal ��� $1 CQ .00  Save $71.70/  AM���FM AMP * 100 WATT RMS * Audio Reflex  Features:  ���ft Sound Mixing ,.��� Voice reverberation control  v.  Four dimensional Sound -,-.��� Horizontal flywheel tuning  ���ft Dual meters for signal strength & ���,. Frequency response control panel  centre tuning  * complete control over entire audio spectrum from bass through treble  Our price      $  339  .00  Sug. List $479.00  j������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������j  ? Need an inexpensive stereo for your daughter or son?  j Make up your own complete set ���     AM-FM -8Track Amp  Only$fiA-50|  * Speakers SO O.50 a pair & up * Automatic Turn Tables $AO.50      |  For Safe  Macrame hangers, $2.00 and up.  House plants, $2.00 and up.  885-2428. #18  Appliance Sale  Stove with self-clean oven ���  $465.00 rcg $5.11.15  20" color T.V. ��� $489,50.  $529.50 rcg.  Fireplace Grates ��� $11.00  $14.95.rcg  Outboard Motors 9.9 H.P. -  $675,00, reg $899.95.  End Table $65.00. reg $97.00.  Scaly Chcstabcd $300.00,  $349.50.rcg  Stereo $299.00. reg $329.95.  At your new Macleods Store,  Sechelt. 885-2171  #18  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Roofing  & Re-Rooling  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  Opportunities  $11,500 Agreement for sale.  Payable at $400 per month at  7%. All replies guaranteed  confidential. Best Offer. Box 19.  IAN MORROW &CO.LTD.  Prompt attention to your marine  survey requirements for all transactions   and   Insurance   needs.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.      #52  For Renf  2 bedroom furnished trailer.  Near waterfront, No dogs,  886-2887.886-9033. tfn  Opportunities  5' glass case ��� $270.00.  4' glass case ��� $252.00.  Eight lid ice cream dipping  cabinet ��� $499.00  Wright Steel Store Shelving.  Fluorescent Lighting ��� $499  32x2' Lighted Sign ��� $889  Phone 883-2227, days.     #19  WESTERN CANADA SCHOOL  OF AUCTIONEERING LTD.  Canada's first. and the only completely Canadian course ottered  anywhere Licensed under the Trade  Schools Licensing Act. R.S.A 1970,  C.366. For particulars ot the next  course write: Box 687. Lacombe,  Alberta, or Phone 782-6215 #26  MORTGAGE LOANS promptly  arranged anywhere in B.C.  Information and references on  request. J,D. Phillips Capital  Corporation, 1067.1 King George  Highway, Surrey, B.C. Phone  588-0411 days, ��r 585-1603 eves,  tin  Boats & Motors  * Portraits       * Weddings *  * Passports  *  Commercial *  * Copy and Restoration work *  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call 886-7964.  Full Line Refrigeration cases for  food store. 34 ft. freezer, 8 ft  Island Freezer, 28 ft. Produce,  24 ft. 3 deck Dairy, 20 ft. Meat.  Can arrange delivery. I.G.A.,  Box 600. High Level, Alberta.  #17  Business Opportunity. Excavating business for sale. JD  450 Cat. Case Backhoe, Dump,  Single Axle Dump, Tandem  Ramp Truck. 886-9633; 886-  9365.  tin  Business Opportunity. Excavating business for sale. JD  450 Cat, Case Backhoe, Tandem  Dump, Single Axle Dump, Ramp  Truck. 886-9633; 886-9365.      tfn  TURN YOUR DAYS OFF  INTO TIME OFF  Reliable women available to  do housccleaning. A few  hours a week will help working  women to keep ahead of  housework. References  available.      Phone   Lee   at:  886-7294  TZail Bat/  SPORTS  Gibsons Sechelt  886-8020 885-2512  Johnson OB Sale  1977 Models  4 H.P. $449.00  55 Elec. L.S. $1,799.00  1978 Models  6 H.P. $649.00  9.9 H.P. $799.00  15 H.P. $899.00  70H.P. Elec. L.S. $2,150.00  K & C 16' boat, camper top���  $2,495.00.  K  & C   16'   boat.  55  H.P.,  trlr. ���$4,995.00.  Used Boats  Used 14' fg., 40 H.P. elec.,  trlr.. C.B. ��� $1,995.00.  Ten Foot fiberglass sailboat.  $150.00.886-2601. #19  III) Mercury Outboard Motor,  used two seasons. Excellent  condition, $425. Call evenings,  883-2424 tfn  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coasl and B.C.Coastal  Waters. Phone:885-9425. 885-  9747,885-3643.886-9546.       tin.  17' Sangstcr, Hardtop Roof  302 Ford with Hamilton Jet.  886-2124. #21  12-foot plywood boat, $75.00.  884-5324. #18  16-foot Reinell runabout on good  trailer. Features brand new full  canvas top and trailer has good  tires and big winch with steel  cable. Priced for quick sale at  $1,300. Phone 886-9843.        #18  For sale II'6" aluminum car  top boat, with oars. $250. o.b.o.  886-7683. #18  Seagull motor long shaft, rated  3 to 5 h.p. Excellent condition,  $200.00.885-2496. #21  17' Fiberglass Boat, new 3/4  canvas trailer 1976 50 h.p.,  Merc. controls, C.B. Radio,  etc. $1,800 or smaller boat as  part trade. Don. 886-7453, or  885-3833. #20  Two bedroom duplex. Marlene  Road. Roberts Creek. 886-7037,19  Three bedroom house on quiet  cul-de-sac, 1,280sq.ft. Fireplace  and appliances. 886-2864.       #19  Penthouse apartment with approximately 1.400 sq.ft. of living  area ��� blue plush carpeted  stairway leading up to a 15Vi'x  24' livingroom, blue w/w, 44'  Rosewood feature wall, wall of  stonework with hooded electric  fireplace ��� swag lamps, upholstered wet bar, with colonial  stools ��� sliding glass doors  opening onto deck featuring spiral stairway ��� three bedrooms,  vanity bath with large gilt mirror ��� open cabinet kitchen ���  diningroom with crystal chandelier and mirrored planters. Lovely  drapes throughout. View. Rent  $300 a month. Ten minute  drive from the Langdale Ferry  Terminal on thc Port Mellon  Highway. 886-9352, #18  Could be a cheap rental for  someone. Six room deluxe suite  with deck. $275 a month. Young  gentleman rents one bedroom  for $140 a month. This revenue  would revert to the tenant. Port  Mellon Highway. For dctoils,  886-9352. #18  Modern furnished one bedroom  cottage. C.V., Phone. Roberts  Creek waterfront to quiet single  man. $150.886-9885. #18  FARM SUPPLIES  Chicken feeders and Fountains  at  Sechelt   MacLeods  Store.  Motorcycles  HORSESHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eves.        #41  One   Welsh   Pony   ���   $150.00  to good home. 886-2887 tfn  1975 Yamaha Enduro dirt bike  new Knobbv. Offers. Evenings  after 6 call 885-3185. Also  Fiberglass hydroplane with rebuilt 50 Merc, new paint, bucket  seats; 1964 Chevy II dependable.  New tires, new brakes, $200.  Call 885-3185. #19  Goslings  for sale;  $3.00 each. Ducatti  350  Motor  Cycle  plus  885-9294 #20 extra  frame  and  parts.   $350.   :  Rebuilt engine. 885-3343. #19  English Riding Instruction  School Horses available. Debbie  Rhodes. 885-3343. #19  For R��nt  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, I Vi baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm  apts. Stove, fridge, heat anil  cablevision Incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close to  schools and shopping. 88u-  7836. Iln  ' Wanted to  Renf  One of Canada s most  illustrious writers is  seeking a beach cabin  on the Sunshine Coast  during the months of  June and July. If you  have a suitable cabin  please write to: Box 9,  Coast News,  Couple with two children wishes  to rent a nice three bedroom or  two bedroom home in Gibsons  area. Prefer home on the water-  front or with a view. Willing lo  pay substantial rent for the  right home. Please phone George  Bodt. Aquatic Director, Gibsons  Swimming Pool at 886-9415.   #19  LIVESTOCK  LIVESTOCK HAULING  Pat Horvalh motor carrier license  lor Sunshine Coasl ��� Powell  River ��� Vancouver ��� Fraser  Valley. Willi full insurance for  livestock. I'hone 886-9845 eves. It  Mobile Homes  GOOD MIXED HAY  20  bale   lots,   $1.50  per   bale.  886-2887 or 886-9033. tfn  Hay  for  sale  -  $1.00 ;  Mulch 50 cents. 885-9357.  bale,  tfn  Pefs  Pretty part Siamese kittens free  to good homes: 886-9443        #20  LOST  FOR RENT  Two  mobile   home   sites   near  beach.    Free vegetable garden  plots if desired.    "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. tfn  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  $22,700 or make me an offet.  886-9041. tfn  Lost on April 13  Brown leather purse with shoulder strap. Contains glasses, wallet  and silver ring. Any information  appreciated. 886-7667. #18  Two gold-coloured corduroy  wheel chair cushions,' between  Gibsons Mall and Davis Bay  Road. Sechelt. 885-9667. #18  WEDDING & ENGAGEMENT  rings.    Worthy Reward. Phone  884-5380  #18  Lost  Please   call   me   re   Instamatlc  camera with film In ��� with name  E.BIaek but wrong P.N. and address. 886-9443. #20  Cors & Trucks  1965 Oldsmobilc. needs rings.  $600,886-7978. #18  Mechanic's Special: 1964 Valiant  Stn Wagon and 1962 GMC Pick  up. 883-2686. #11'  Fully equipped Volkswagen  pop up camper, 1972. New  Brakes, engine 20,000 miles,  radio, tape player. $3,995 or  nearest offer. Contact Dominique during davtime. 886-9962.  #18  1972   Meteor.   Excellent  tion. $1.800.886-2891.  condi-  #20  1975 Grand Torino.  $2,200.885-5733.  Like new.  1971   Dodge   van   3/4   ton   ���  Tradesman 200. Phone 886-2951.  #19  1969 Chevrolet 6 cylinder, excellent condition, four new tires.  $500.00.886-9655. #19  The Coaat Newa welcomes  social, church and enter-  talnment news for clubs,  lodges, hospital groups and  service clubs.  Remember the deadline for  press releases and classifieds  Is SATURDAY NOON. Mail  Items or drop them off. P.O.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO.  1969 V.W.Van ��� rebuilt motor,  camperized. $2,500. Call after  5:30p.m. 886-9137 #20  1965 Chev Impala. Frame rusted, good otherwise ��� 283���  sell as is $200. o.b.o. 886-7386 #20  1974 Chevelle Molibu. Two-  tone. 4-door Sedan P.S. P.B.,  good condition. $2,950. 886-  9353 #18  1976 Dodge Colt Carosel, 25,300  ml. Michclin radials. AM-FM.  showroom condition. 886-9413,  Bus.; after 6:00 885-5472. Doug  Armstrong #20  1963 Valiant,  runs  well,  good  tires, verv clean. $450. 886-9441.  #18  1969 GMC Pick up and 8' Fields  Camper. 7 split rims, deluxe  interior, propane stove and oven.  Both verv good shape. Will sell  separatel'y. 886-7795. $3,500. #18  1975 Yamaha Enduro dirt bike  new knobby. Offers. Fiberglass  Hydroplane wilh rebuilt 50 mere  new paint, bucket scats. 64  Chevy II dependable. New  tires, new brakes. $200. Call  eves after 6.885-3185. #20  1955 Chev 3/4 ton truck. 6 cylinder. 4-spccd transmission.  Reliable running condition. Great  work truck. $350. 885-5282 or  886-7742. #18  WANTED  1967 to 1973 Camaro or Firebird  or Mustang or Cougar. In good  condition. No Grease Wagons.  Or would consider small American car. Call 885-3605. #19  1972 Ford Custom 500. PS.  PB, AUTO., Good cond. Must  sell    '1300.    firm.    886-9868.  1967 Dodge 6-yard Dump Track.  $2,500. o.b.o. 883-2424, call  evenings. tfn  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  SPECIALLY PRICED  New 14 wides ��� fully furnished and set-up on your lot  or ours.  Good selection of used single  and double wide homes from  as low as $7,000.00.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  TRADES WANTED!  Trade up to a new 14' wide or  Double-wide home! We have  customers wanting used 12'  wides in the $4,000 to $12,000  price range. Good selection  of new units in slock or on  order.  COAST    MOBILE    HOMES  LTD.  Sechelt, B.C. 885-9979  M.D.L. 00623A  1961.10x55 mobile home, washer  and dryer, stove, fridge, included. $4,800. Call after 5:30 p.m.  886-9137. #20  Older 8x48 house trailer with  addition. $1,800. Phone 883-  9323 after 4:30. #20  BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  & YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  REAL ESTATE: Yukon! Investment properties, all types of  businesses; acreage, homes.  Yukon's most experienced licensed realtors. John Dumas or  Mel Stehclin. Investment Research, 610l-6th Ave., Whitehorse, Y.T. Move Now! #18  MOBILE HOMES: 1972 Leader  Mobile home for sale. 12x68.  Three bedrooms. $12,500.  CSA approved; many extras.  Must be moved. Phone 112-  534-8960 or write 2l298-36th  Avc.Langley.B.C. #18  CARS FOR SALE: Mini Brute.  1950 altered Austin, high tension  128 m.p.h. 305 Cheve 600 h.p.  fiberglass tilt front Ford 4 speed.  $6,500 with trailer. Phone 112-  334-4333, Courtcnay, B.C.     #18  REAL ESTATE; For sale in Grand  Forks ��� 14.9 acres, two miles from  town, five miles from U.S. border; irrigated; beautiful view.  Bargain at $32,000. For more  information phone Castlegar  112-365-5600. #18  FOR SALE: Cariboo Creek  Estates at Burton. B.C. on the  Arrow Lakes. Lovely treed lots  from 4/l0ths acre. Good fishing  and boating. Prices $6,000 and  up. Selkirk Realty Ltd., Box  40. Nakusp, B.C. #18  HELP WANTED: raise Earth-  worms! Growers needed. Buy-  back contract provides year-  round market. High profit potential. Full or part time.  Write Bait Barn Worm Farms,  253 Harbour Ave., North Vancouver, B.C. or call 112-986-  ���033. #19  FOR SALE: Bargain doors.  Front ��� $49.00, Back ��� $19.00  Pre-hung Interior ��� $14.90,  Exterior ��� $32.00. Bundle of  2'4* interior doors ��� 20 for $60.  Walker Supplies, 1366 South  West Marine Drive, Vancouver,  B.C. Phone 112-266-7211.      #18  HELP! Do something nice for  whales, seals and the planet.  Sell Greenpeace Spring "Go  Anywhere" Lottery tickets.  2108 West 4th Ave., Vancouver,  B.C. Phone 604-736-0321.       #19  FOR SALE  In stock. Complete line of Berco  under carriage for your John  Deere Crawler Tractors. Coast  Tractor and Equipment Ltd.  Phone Coquitlam 524-0101 or  Chilliwack 792-2781. Call collect.  #18 Coast News, May 2,1978  15.  BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  a YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  Travel  HELP WANTED: 2 hrs a day  equals $200 a month commission  plus prizes. For details write,  Fuller Brush, Box 108, 107  West Hastings St., Vancouver,  B.C. or Mr. T.Diamond, R.R.  3 Kamloogs, B.C.     tfn  Superb surfer 24' Sedan Cruiser,  command bridge and crew boat  models. Factor; to you saves  $$$. Surfer Marine, 678 Ander-  ton Road, Comox, B.C. V9N  5B8.112-339-5733. #19  JOB OPPORTUNITIES; Career  opportunity, we require a Village Administrator. Our Village  is small but growing so this is a  key position. For details write  Mayor John Allen, Box 28,  Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.    #18  REAL ESTATE: Opportunity of  a lifetime! Four unit Motel-  Trailer Park etc. 7'/i acres,  400 ft. lake frontage on Hwy  16, 2 miles west of Smithers,  B.C. Ideal for potential over-  nite campers. Offers to $120,000  for Further information write  Box 2744, Smithers, B.C. or  phone 112-847-2110. #19  REAL ESTATE; For sale, 30,000  sq. ft. Commercial Property  in downtown Whitehorse. Terms  of sale: 10% with offer, balance  60 days. Apply in writing to  Canadian Legion, 2146 2nd Ave.,  Whitehorse, Yukon. #18  REAL ESTATE: 320 acre farm,  modern, 1,800 sq.ft. home,  power, well, barn, outbuildings,  fenced, 6 miles from town.  $120,000. Write Box 783, Vanderhoof, B.C. 567-4109. #18  Sales Manager for Community  newspaper. Fully experienced  person with proven track record.  Opportunity to buy into one of  Canada's fastest growing newspapers in in attractive, progressive community in the Lower  Mainland. Good starting salary  with substantial commission.  Permanent position, open to  a man or a woman, is to start  June 15. Write Box 116, c/o  808, 207 West Hastings St.,  Vancouver. B.C. tfn  EARN $200.00 monthly part-  time; $1,000. full time. Easy to  succeed with our training. Write  Fuller Brush Company, C/O  Box 108, 808, 207 West Hastings  St., Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7.  or Mr. T. Diamond, R.R. 3,  Kamloops, B.C. V2C5K1.       tfn  Gravel Haul Operation including  four Kenworth tractors, one  dump, one scale, one 980 loader,  and spare parts. Licensed going  concern, contracts pending.  Phone (403)668-5854. #21  Property  HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER  (GLEN RD) Two bedroom home  with fireplace, auto oil furnace,  fabulous view and close to all  facilities. Phone 886-2075.      tfn  Large view lot,  7581.  Langdale.   886-  #20  New three bedroom 1,000 sq.  ft. home. Wall to wall carpet,  carport, electric heat, terrific  view. Ready for immediate  possession. Full price: $37,500.  Phone 885-3773. #20  LOT FOR SALE  '/i acre plus good view.  1,000  feet from waterfront. Gower area.  886-2887 tfn  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered Travel Agent  BY OWNER  Langdale, brand new home,  1322 sq.ft., 3 bedrooms, ensuite off master, large kitchen  and nook. Beautiful Cameo  marble fireplace, with heatilator up and downstairs. Also  roughed-ln two rooms and  bath downstairs. Beautiful  view on comer lot. This home  must be seen to be appreciated. $63,000. Please  call 886-2300. tfn  PRICE REDUCED $4,000.1!  1559 Abbs Road, panoramic view,  3 bdrm, finished basement,  2 F.P., large sundeck, covered  patio, 2 carports, plus Mother-in-  law suite. $72,000. 886-7559. #7tf  New three bedroom 1,000 sq.ft.  home with view, Wilson Creek.  Asking $39,000. Phone 885-3773.   tfn_  For sale by owner, 4.5 acres,  on North Road.   Ideal for hobby  farm. $31,000, phone 886-9839.  #19  For Sale ��� View lot Davis Bay,  $13,900. Call owner, 885-3444.tfn  Arc you new to the Sunshine  Coast? Have you any new neighbours? Call the Welcome Wagon  Hostess for a visit ��� 886-8043 or  886-9973. #18  CONFIDENTIAL  SECRETARY  TO THE DISTRICT  SUPERINTENDENT  OF  SCHOOL DISTRICT  NO. 46 (SECHELT)  This position is available June  1, due to the resignation of  the incumbent.  Persons interested in being  considered are to submit a  letter of application detailing  their previous experience.  Salary for a seven hour working day is $1,007 per month  after three months probation,  probationary rate is $972.04  per month.  The position is a demanding  one and considerable initiative and a mature personality  are required in addition to a  high level of typing and clerical skills.  In keeping with standard  policy, applicants are required  to pass a typing and clerical  aptitude test before they can  be considered.  Applications are to be addressed to thc undersigned and  will be received up to 5:00  p.m., Monday. May 8. Tests  for persons not having previously sat them will take  place Tuesday, May 9, 1978  at 7:30 p.m. at Elphinstone  Secondary Schoo.  HofMumU  *Jl���aml  Agent Registration No. 108-3  Air/Sea/Train  Tickets  Charter flights to  Eastern Canada and  Europe  45 days advance booking  Escorted and individual  tours  AGNES LABONTE  886-7710  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  Sole  Leggls  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  CUNSHINE  vQjftPER  QERUICE  DIAPER SERVICE  NO LONGER AVAILABLE  Selling equipment, & diapers  at ��� $3.50 per doz.  Phone after 5; 886-7128     #18  SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46 (SECHELT)  KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION  Parents of pupils entering kindergarten or Grade  One in September, 1978, and who are not registered  at, or attending, one ot our schools at present are  asked to register on Wednesday, Thursday or  Friday, May 3,4, or 5, at their nearest elementary  school.  Please bring a Birth Certificate or Passport as proof  of age.  It is most important that we achieve an accurate  registration in order to staff adequately.  HANDYMAN  looking for odd jobs.  Reasonable rates and  competent work done.  Box 30, Coast News  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST  Before you buy, investigate the advantages ol 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  $2175.  or simply return  78 Camero HT  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  78 Fiesta 3 OR  $99 per mo.  Total $3564.  Lease end Price  $1400.  or simply return  77 Econoline Van  $136 per mo.  Total $4896.  Lease end Price  $1975.  or simply return  78 Zephyr Sedan  $124 per mo.  Total $4464.  Lease end Price  $1825.  or simply return  78F1504X4  $155 per mo.  Total $5580.  Lease end Price  $2275.  or simply return  For further Information CALL COLLECT  GILLE  CHAMPAGNE   987-7111  Belmont Leasing Ltd.  1160 Marine Drive  North Vancouver, B.C. D00479A  LORR1E GIRARD  886-7760  JONMcRAE  885-3670  CHRIS KANKA1NEN  885-3545  ARNEPETTERSEN  886-9793  HOMES  Low Down Payment of $2,062 could  put you In one of Gibsons' first Strata  Title duplexes. Two storey homes  with three bedrooms, two bathrooms  and sundeck. 1,250 square leet of  living space. Wall to wall carpeting.  Two blocks from schools, shopping  cenlre, and medical clinic. Own your  own home for only S3S.S00.  GRANDVIEW RD: A truly distinctive  home, custom buill and designed This  Ihree bedroom home has 1.322 square  leel up and has a fully finished basement.  All rooms are extremely large. Five  bedrooms, three bathrooms, linlshed  fireplaces up and down. Central vacuum  system, double carport, paved driveway. All this on a large fully landscaped  lot at the road's end This home is for  the family that demands perfection Irom  their home. $72,000.  FAIRVIEW RD: Immaculate double  wide Ihree bedroom mobile home on  large landscaped lol on quiet street  in area ol line homes Easy walking  distance lo elementary school $42,500.  FAIRVIEW ROAD: REVENUE. This  new duplex on a hall acre lol represents  the ideal Investment property. There are  1,232 square feet in both of these side by  side suites. Features are post and beam  construction with feature wall lire-  place and sundecks. There Is appeal to  separate rental markets with a two and a  three bedroom suite. Assumption ol  present mortgage makes purchase very  easy and a yearly Income ol over $7,000  makes this properly hard lo beat. Both  sides are presently rented. $75,000  KING ROAD: Country Estate. Spacious  and modern home situated on nearly  5 acres ol cleared land ideally suiled  for e lamily wanting a place for hobby  farming, horses, poultry etc. In addition  there is a separate large home wilh 5  lo 6 bedrooms, plus a giant workshop.  This could be an excellenl source of  revenue. The property Is situated  only 2 miles Irom Sunnycrest Shopping  Centre. This whole package ot possibilities Is nowavallableat      $140,000.  FAIRMONT ROAD: Exceptional large  home on 1V�� acres, spectacular view,  In Gibsons. This 1388 sq.ft. home has  many extra features. Three bedrooms on  the main floor, full basemeni, two heatilator fireplaces, stereo system to all  rooms, three full baths, sauna, double  heated garage with electric eye. Huge  sundeck. paved driveway. This home has  everything I $76,580'  GOWER POINT RD: Almost 1 acre of  lovely, wooded view property on Gower  Point Rd. near 7th Avenue. Small but  well-kept house. Second serviceable  building on property. Can be subdivi-  dec. $36,900.  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY: Triplex located in Gibsons village. One 2-  bedroom suite and two 3-bedroom suites.  Good holding property for future development. Close lo schools and shopping  mall. $52,500  GRANDVIEW RD Fanlastic lully finished large family home on almost one  acre view lot. Three bedrooms on  main floor plus another finished in  basement Rec room is roughed in with  plumbing lor wot bar. Two fireplaces,  skylights, special lightinQ and large  sundeck ovor double carport. Excellent  value. $64,900.  WEST SECHELT Lovely WATERFRONT Ihree bedroom homo over-  looking Georgia Strait and Ihe Trail  Islands Tramway to beach wilh level  building site on lower level Exlias include covered front deck and a sauna  $59,500.  GRANDVIEW RD: Quality built new  1300 sq tl home wilh full basement.  Many extra features including heatilator fireplace. Two full baths. Plumbing  roughed in in basement. Built-in dishwasher, fridge and stove. Wall to watl  carpeting throughout. $58,500.  STEWART RD: Lovely Spanish slyte  home on I1/? acres level land. Four  bedroms, separale dining room, sunken  living room with fireplace. Almost 1400  sq It ol living space on one floor. Definitely a one of a kind $62,500.  DAVIS ROAD: Charming gable rooted  three bedroom single storey home. Fully landscaped lot. Large utility room for  washer, dryer and storage. The cement  slab carport could easily be finished as a  room. The perfect family home close  to schools, shopping, the curling rink  and the swimming pool. $37,900  GOWER PT. RD. al FRANKLIN: A  WATERFRONT lot is the setting for this  lovely two bedroom home. The bedrooms  arecarpeted The livingroom (23x 17Vi),  with heatilator fireplace has hardwood  floors. The attic has been panelled for  extra sleeping quarters and/or. storage.  Large 12 x 30 separate enclosed garage  and storage. A view of Salmon Rock  and the Gap is yours from the covered  patio. Nicely landscaped, includes  fridge, stoveanddishwasher.    $78,900.  DAVIDSON ROAD: Nearly Vi acre  nicely treed lot on Langdale Ridge ottering you view and privacy. Large three  bedroom home. Lots ot cabinet space in  kitchen. Full basement. Fireplace upstairs. Large kitchen. $54,900.  HILLCREST ROAD: Gibsons first  Strata Title duplexes. Two storey homes  with three bedrooms, two bathrooms  and sundecks. 1.250 square feet of living space. Wall to wall carpeting. Two  blocks from schools, shopping centre,  and medical clinic. Own your own home  for only $36,500.  HIGHWAY 101: Roberta Creek. Nice  retirement or starter home. Situated on  one acre with an ocean view. Livingroom  and separate dining room are carpeted.  Two bedrooms and a sunroom. Half  basement. Nicely landscaped with many  fruit trees. $39,900  LOTS  SOUTH FLETCHER At School Road.  Two lots ol 40x150 each One lot has a  cottage which could be rented These  lots are mostly cleared and ready for  building. A spectacular view ol Ihe entire  Bay area and Keats Island is included  in the price of $27,500.  DAVIDSON ROAD: Fanlastic view from  Langdale Ridge. This lot has a small  creek on the very back of the property.  All new homes In this area. This lot Is  a lull 2/5 ol an acre. $14,900.  POPLAR LANE: Beautilul flat building  lot at the end ol a quiet cul-de-sac. View  ol the North Shore mountains. One block  toshoppinqcenlre On sewer.      $16,900.  SARGENT ROAD: Build your dream  home on this outstanding property In  Gibsons most popular residential area.  Fabulous view of the harbour and Georgia Strait. Over 65' street frontage.  Easy walking distance to schools and  shops. $17,900  McCULLOUGH RD: Wilson Creek  Close to one acre treed property with  subdivision possibilities. $22,500.  GOWER PT.RD: One half acre lOOx  217 on the corner of 14th and Gower  Point Road. Driveway into one of the  many excellent building sites, some  merchantable timber. Property slopes  to the west lor view and late sunsets.  This has to be considered prime property.  $18,100.  WAKEFIELD RD: Good building lol  in West Sechelt. This is a corner lot  with view overlooking Trail Islands in a  newly built-up area with water, power  and paved road Must be sold. Priced  al $12,500  FIRCREST SUBDIVISION: These lols  are in Ihe ideal rural setting They are  flat for building but surrounded by  evergreens for the pr.vacy a homeowner  enjnys. Ideal percolation. Close lo  schools and shopping Priced Irom  $9 900  SCHOOL & WYNGART RDS Only 6  ol these Duplex zoned lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay  Close to schools and shopping All  lots perfectly suited lo side-by-side  or up-down duplex conslruction Priced  al $16.600and $16,500  POPLAR LANE Convonionlly located  subdivision in Gibsons Only Iwo blocks  Irom shopping cenlre and bolh elementary schools. Level building sites  with some clearing on a newly lonned  cul-de-sac These prime lots are on sower  and all services Priced Irom       $11,900.  HILLCREST RD: Only $3,300 down!  Balance by Agreement for Sale will  purchase one of these beautiful view lots  at the end ol a quiel cul-de-sac. All  underground services so there Is nothing  to mar the view. These lots are cleared  and ready to build on. The ravine is  Iront will ensure your privacy. These  lots represent excellent value. Priced  Irom $13.900to $16,900.  SCHOOL ROAD: Threevlew lots 73x110.  On sewer. Three blocks from schools and  shopping centre. Cleared lor building.  $16,000  WEST SECHELT:   Waterfront building  lot 60x250 overlooking Trail islands   Ad-  jacent lots have steps built to beach  $23,500.  ACREAGE  GIBSONS: Park Road. Excellent prospects for the one who holds this potentially commercial zoned 5 acres. Lightly  cleared, close to shopping centre and  schools. $59,000  ROBERTS CRK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the centre.  Develop both sides ot Ihe road. Try all  offers. 5acre5 $25,000  78C100ChevPU  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Dodge Van  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  ;     $1875.  or simply return  78 Olds Cutlass  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  POST OFFICE BOX 1219, SECHELT, B.C. VON 3A0  TOLL FREE-684-8016  GIBSONS HOME WITH  ACREAGE: Large 3 bedroom  home on 7 acres with Chaster  Creek bordering one side of  lenced property. Home needs  some repair but has been partially renovated. Land is cleared  and in grass. A nice situation.  F.P. $89,500  GIBSONS: Two lots side by  side. Buy one or both. Sewered  and close to the boat launching  ramp.Terms considered. Asking    $12,500    and    $14,500.  UPPER ROBERTS CREEK: Ten  acres of land with 3 bedroom  near new home of approximately 1,700 sq. ft. and a 4,000  sq.ft. aluminum clad, fully insulated building. Building is all  wired for 220 power and could  have many uses. Concrete floor,  clear    span.    F.P.    $99,500.  LOWER ROAD, ROBERTS  CREEK: Over 6 acres ol gently  sloping property with southern  exposure. 580x380'. Year-  round creek Hows through corner ol property. Excellent buy  at F.P. $35,000.  APPROXIMATELY FIVE  ACRES: Treed, gentle southerly slope. In agricultural land reserve. 260' highway frontage.  Some merchantable timber.  Handy location, close to Joe  Road. F.P. $31,000.  DAVIS BAY: Contractor built  3 bedroom home with many extra features. Full cement basement, carport and custom lire-  places. The lot affords one of the  most spectacular views In the  area. Asking $67,000.   ROBERTS CREEK ACREAGE:  Two bedroom attractive home  on almost two acres level highway frontage, easy access. Good  large shop with HD wiring for  bench tools. Home completely  remodelled. Shake roof, rancher  aluminum siding. Several outbuildings. Secluded landscaped  property. F.P. $69,500.  SECHELT VILLAGE WATERFRONT! 150' of treed gently  sloping and easy to build on  waterfront. All services including sewer later this year.  Serious waterfront buyers  should see this one. F.P.  $30,000.  DAVIS BAY: Modern 2 bedroom full basement home on  lully landscaped lot with excellent westerly view. Bright, sunny, space-saving kitchen with  utility room off. Attached carport with finished driveway.  At reduced price ot  $52,500.  DAVIS BAY: Laurel Road view  lot 67.50x162'. One of the better  views   In   the   area.   Asking  $16,000.  VIEW HOME, DAVIS BAY:  Three bedrooms, large living  room and a fantastic landscaping Job. Garage in part basement. Lot is 60x150, blacktop  driveway, one block to level  beach. Asking $48,900.  DAVIS BAY VIEW HOME: 860  sq.lt. two bedroom mobile  home with appliances. All wall  to wall carpet. Cosy and Inexpensive to heat. Concrete driveway and parking slab. Fir Road  location. F.P. $43,500, Termal  DAVIS BAY VIEW LOT: Easy  terms ��� 20% down and the t  ance over easy payments on this  southern exposure view lot. Excavation and clearing have been  done. F.P. $13,900.  DAVIS BAY: View lot, 66x152'  cleared and ready to build on.  Area of   nice  homes.  Asking  $14,900.  ROBERTS CREEK: Treed lot  with a year round stream. Asking $7,500.  SELMA PARK VIEW HOME:  Three bedroom home nicely  decorated. Red carpets, circular  brick fireplace, lots of kitchen  cupboards and counter space,  master bedroom has ensuite.  Basement is finished and has  entrance to the garage. F.P.  $64,500.  SELMA PARK: a very cosy  three bedroom recently renovated home within walking distance to Sechelt shopping. Dominion    lease.     F.P.     $18,500.  SELMA VISTA TRAILER PARK  1974 Bendlx 12x68' three bedroom mobile home. Automatic  oil heating and hot water.  Set up, ready to move in. Priced  to   sell   quickly   -   $10,500.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Large  three bedroom home on Dolphin  Street across from tennis courts.  Home Is in top condition, <h  basement. Yard is fenced and  landscaped. Double canopy  height carport. Family kitchen,  an Immaculate home. F.P.  mld-50's  SELMA PARK VIEW LOT:  Extra large 90x179 lot, corner  location, easy access, excellent  view ol Trail Island. FP $15,500.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Looking  for value? One year old three  bedroom home. The painting is  all done, completely fenced and  there is good garden soil.  Attractive fireplace. Asking  $45,000.  SECHELT VILLAGE: This  home is very good value, three  bedrooms and large utility room  teak cabinets throughout kitchen and ensuite. Wall to wa  carpets. View lot. Priced at  $38,900.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Five acres  measuring 330'x660'. Will  eventually have a view. Close to  the arena. Try your offer to  $35,000.  MAIN STREET LOCATION:  Approximately 50x220' lot with  business premises and living  quarters behind. Excellent  location for almost any type of  enterprise. This is an opportunity to become established in the  village. Lots of room for expansion. F.P. $95,000.  SECHELT: New two bedroom  home. Walk to the shops. Loads  of cabinets in large kitchen.  Good dining area. Large utility  and laundry room. Level lot.  Drive    In    carport.    $43,500  WEST SECHELT WATERFRONT: Your own private  park with towering firs and  cedars. Home is unique 1,450  sq.ft. with 12x36' wraparound open sundeck. Basement with workshop and storage. Garage. Cement steps to  water's edge. Asking $125,000.  Some terms.  EXTRA LARGE VIEW LOT:  West Sechelt. 100x150' Trail  Island view lot. Flat and level.  Serviced with water and power.  An   exceptional   lot.   $16,500.  GIBSONS: Cosy two bedroom  cottage on large sewered lol  overlooking Gibsons Bay  Brick Heatilator fireplace in  living room with wfw shag  carpet. Large, bright, newly  carpeted kitchen with iots of  cupboard space. Auto-oil  heating. F.P. $36,500.  For further information on the above contact:  George Townsend, 885-3345;   Jack Anderson, 885-2053;  Frank Lewis, 886- 9997;    Stan Anderson, 885-2385;    Doug Joyce, 885-2761  I Coast News, May 2,1978  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded to the person whose name Is pulled from  the barrel with the correct location of the above. Send your entries to the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons. Last week's winner was Deanna Cattanach of RR#2,  Hanbury Road, Gibsons who correctly located last week's Guess Where as being  in a driveway across from the beach off Highway I0I In Davis Bay.  Seal Hunt ��� the other side  How cruel is it really?  By Sherry McCann  Part II  A second aspect of the hunt  deals with the question of  cruelty. An important point  to consider here is that  cruelly lo an animal involves  action thai inflicts needless  pain or distress to the animal,  Il is nol cruel simply because  'pain' or 'distress' is felt by  people witnessing the procedure.  The killing of any animal  is never a pleasant sight ���  even stepping on a spider is  repulsive to many, which is  why the public is protected  from the bloody slaughter  scenes of our abattoirs. Our  meat conies to us butchered  and cut up into steaks and  chops and neatly displayed in  styrofoam trays with brightly  colored store labels. Few of  us even think about it other  than to criticize its quality or  cost. For those who do know  what goes on in abattoirs  such as farmers who slaughter  their own chickens and lambs,  it is accepted as a simple  fact of life ��� man kills to eat  in the same way that wild  animals kill to survive.  Wc accept that the Cana  dian government has the responsibility of regulating the  quality and number of livestock killed, and the slaughter  techniques employed in our  commercial abattoirs. We  also accept that as a result of  scientific research and practical expertise in the field,  they will employ only the most  humane methods of killing.  Government regulations  similarly control the quotas  and slaughter techniques  used by Canadian sealers.  However, the seal hunt  poses one major problem as  compared with conventional  slaughterhouses: the operation takes place in a vast  'open air abattoir' ��� a spectacularly beautiful environment where photographers  and reports have had easy  access. The result is the average citizen has been exposed to some harsh realities  about life and death which  many find difficult to accept.  Groups such as Greenpeace  and I.F.A.W. have capitalized  on the emotional responses of  uninformed T.V. viewers by  confronting them with film  footage and emotionally  charged narration of 'the  bloody spectacle of cute cud-  dly baby seals being bludgeoned to death by cruel  insensitive barbaric men with  clubs.'  By referring to the seal  pups as 'babies' or 'infants'  (has anyone ever called foals  'baby horses', or pups 'baby  dogs', or kittens 'infant  cats'?), and by calling the  hunt a "massacre", "extermination", "blood bath",  and even "ecological holocaust", Greenpeace has made  the sealer appear guilty of a  crime far more serious than  killing wild animals for a  livelihood, He becomes a  "murderer", a "savage  killer", worthy of the same  contempt as a criminal.  When such black and white  moral certainties are presented with such graphic  excessiveness, no supportive  scientific evidence is required ��� everyone loses his  sense of reason and is won  over on emotional appeal  alone. If you feed enough  uninformed people carefully screened and manipulated information, whip it up  emotionally and stage sufficient events to keep press  attention focused, you'll  convince most of the people.  And Greenpeace appears to  be convincing the people ���  at least as far as public opinion and international sympathy are concerned.  An article written by Edmonton Greenpeace president, Pat Burke and published  in March loth's edition of  Gateway and in the Edmonton  Journal on March 23, illustrates that protest group's  adeptness at distorting the  facts. Many statements are  either altogether false, are  half truths or blatant distortions of government and other  research statistics.  Burke's statements that  "the species is on the brink  of extinction", "scientific  evidence shows ihat the harp  seal population is in trouble. "  and "over half of the landsmen made $100 a year or  less from the hunt," arc  completely false. Distorted  statements include: "Seal  hunters are hired by Norwegians, " "The Canadian  Government has cancelled  Lavigne's fUltra Violet photography population) survey, "  (Lavigne has in fact been  commissioned by the Government to do another important  study), "It has been suggested that the hunt is a major  source of income for Newfoundlanders", (it is major  source of income for some  Newfoundlanders).  Other statements by Burke  are deliberately misleading:  ' 'The population of Newfoundland is 557,000 so ihe seal  hunt employs .1% of the  population". (Since when is  100% of any population  employed?) Burke states  ' 'Fisheries officers need  helicopters lo move around  the sealing grounds and keep  hw eye on the sealers". In  fact protest groups purporting to be non-violent observers have caused so much  trouble harassing sealers,  chaining themselves to whip'  lines, throwing equipment  into the water, and taking  foolhardy risks when they  lack experience on dangerous  ice, that protesters and reporters have incurred most of  the expense of policing the  seal hunt areas. Neither  would the expense of the  'glossy govertlrttettt pamphlet'  Burke refers to have been  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  PUBLIC NOTICE  Weekly Residential Garbage Collection  ��u��  T-L.J  ,_J    "b���l  NOTE:  WEDNESDAY PICKUP -  THURSDAY PICKUP ���  all residential properties (single family and duplex) within  shaded area of map are scheduled for Wednesday collection.  all residential properties (single family and duplex) outside of  shaded area of map are scheduled for Thursday collection.  Commencing Wednesday, May 3,1978, and Thursday, May 4,1978, there will be weekly residential  garbage collection of two standard sixteen gallon garbage containers per household.  Prior to 8:00 a.m. on the collection day specified, garbage containers must be placed at the property line  adjacent to the public roadway ensuring that the container lid Is secured as necessary to the container to  prevent accidental discharge.  Those residents located within the dotted designated area of the above map (north of Jacks Lane, south  of Bals Lane, East of Highway #101, and West of Marine Drive) will have their garbage containers  picked up from the laneway at the rear of their properties.  For further information phone the Gibsons Municipal Office at 886-2274.  J.W.COPLAND  Municipal Clerk  necessary if it had not been  for protest campaigns. But  perhaps the biggest lie of all  is Burke's statement, "We  do not intentionally exaggerate the cruelty of the  hunter". Even in the same  article he refers to "bashing  the skulls of three-week old  seal pups", and the "massacre of infant harp seals",  and refers to "those re-  sponsible for this outrage''.  Burke's article was interesting from the point of view  of the information he chose to  leave out. He included only  partial, carefully screened  graphs from a November 1977  fifty-four page publication of  the Fisheries and Marine  Service (Industr. Report No.  98). He used isolated figures  to arrive at the conclusion  that the seal hunt is not economically justifiable, whereas  the actual conclusions state  that in 1976, "the average  returns to labour were $252  for landsmen, $1,256 for those  participating in small vessel  operations and $2,401 from  large vessel operations."  He also neglected to note the  uncertainties and vagaries  of the seal hunt such as late  whelping, bad ice conditions,  poor weather and uneven dis  persal of seals which account  for the low hunt participation  by licensed landsmen in some  areas. Instead he intimates  that thc reason many make  little money is because of  bureaucratic rip-offs.  Throughout the entire article Burke does not mention  the name of one scientist  or one study which can substantiate his arguments. The  "Swedish scientists'  names are not mentioned  nor is their data.   It is signif  icant that because there are  no Canadian scientists who  support Greenpeace's position, they are forced to refer  to Swedish scientists whose  conclusions arc based on  distortions of Canadian government data.  Lockstead reports  Don Lockstead, MLA (Mackenzie)  Recently I had the opportunity  to speak in the Legislature during  the budget debate. This represented the first opportunity I had  to attack the government for mismanagement of the economy and  callous disregard for the people  ofB.C.  In my speech I criticized Dr.  Pat McGeer's handling of the  education portfolio. His approach  has alienated teachers, the B.C.  Teachers' Federation and the  School Trustees Association.  All because the Minister insists on controlling every aspect  of education from Victoria.  This government's increased  rates for ferries and ICBC are  atrocious. Millionaires can pay  these increased rates but the people of B.C. are burdened by such  actions.  The economic mismanagement  of this government is unbelievable. The budget had no hope for  the creation of enough jobs.  Unemployment is 20-25 percent  in much of B.C. and this government does nothing. Increasing  the senior citizens supplement by  $100 would do more to help the  economy than anything Mr. Bennett proposed in his budget. This  money would be spent immediately because senior citizens are  unable to pay for their basic  living requirements now. Undoubtedly, small business would  be given a shot in the arm by  this action because that is where  seniors would spend their extra  $100.  The long-term care program  sponsored   by  the   Ministry   of  Health is an excellent concept in  health care but badly funded.  In order for that program to work,  Homemakers must be given sufficient funds. But this Social  Credit government is underpaying the people who provide  this service. Unless thc Home-  makers are given enough money  to run their part of the program, the whole long-term care  concept will die.  It is typical of the thinking of  this millionaire's government that  they would increase the tax on  cigarettes and liquor. Government members can afford to pay  for the increased cost but thc poor  and they arc increasing in numbers every day due to this government, have no hope of paying  SI.00 for a pack of cigarettes,  $10,00 to $12.00 for a bottle of  liquor.  The Indian Bands of this province have proven their ability  to handle their own economic  affairs, not with hand-outs but  sound economic management of  their economic affairs. I believe  the bands should be given the  status of local government and  receive government revenue as  a local government. The Socreds  believe thc Indian Bands are  incapable of managing their own  affairs and will not recognize  them as local governments.  I will be discussing these  matters in greater details during  estimates of the various ministries. I hope that this government will take my suggestions to  heart. But their actions since  1975 make me believe that they  care very little about the people  ofB.C.  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