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Array wmmm  legislative library  parliaments buildings  victoria, b.c.   80.1  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* por copy on newsstands  Ummt Pm MM Ugattmmm Ha. 4TM  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  August 28,1979  Volume 32, Number 35  Price doubles  Ultimatum for  Joint Facility  by Carol Berger  Secheh Village Council received an "ultimatum" from  Shorncliffe Developments Ltd., Sun Anderson, Hayden Killam  and Association, after denying Block 7 rezoning for Shomclifle  on August 12.  Alderman Morgan Thompson met with Shorncliffe  representatives Tuesday afternoon regarding purchase of one acre  of Block 7 for the Joint Facility building.  Thompson rejected Hayden Killam's proposal of the one acre  sale to the Village at $200,000 - $100,000 now and $100,000 over  ten yean at ten per cent interest pin rezoning of Block 7 from  Residential I to Commercial I.  The original price for the one acre when negotiations first began  two months ago was $116,000.  offering a "swap".  Coast News was told by Sale of the Village Hall  Hayden Killam of Shorncliffe property was subject to  last week that they had offered acquiring the one acre for the  to "swap" Council the one acre Joint Facility building. A bid  for rezoning of Block 7. has been accepted for the  According to Clerk-Treasurer property but is still to be  Malcolm Shanks this was negotiated. The Village is  "untrue". actively   looking   for   other  pieces of property for location  Developments this week of the new Joint Facility  show that Shorncliffe is now   building.  Situation cloudy  that the Regional Board, on  advice from Victoria, was  unwilling to rezone the rest of  the  Shorncliffe  property  The situation concerning the  Joint Use Facility to house the  Regional Board, the Village  Council, and the School Board  was clouded last week when  Mayor Harold Nelson of  Sechelt informed the Regional  Board that the property sought  for the facility, owned by  Shorncliffe Developments  Ltd., had "doubled in price  overnight". Nelson told the  Regional Board at their August  23 meeting that the asking price  . .\at, Die. property Jwd-gone up  irom the original $116,000 to  $200,000.  Village Clerk of Sechelt,  Malcolm Shanks, told the  Coast News that the village was  actively pursuing alternate sites  and it was hoped that such  would be found by the middle'  of this week.  Regional Director Joe  Harrison of Area A asked  Mayor Nelson if the doubling  of the price of the property had  anything lo do with Ihe fact  At Gibsons Wharf  Moorage problems arise  Does the boat-owner have any rights to moorage at the public  floats? Does the Village have any control of dock use?  After hearing a complaint by Bill Wilson of Cower Point Road,  Council discovered the answer to both of these questions is no.  Alderman Trainor, Marina and Harbours Committee Chairman,  however, had already been studying the problem and he gave  notice of motion that would authorize some corrective action.  Wilson, appearing before Council at its August 21 meeting,  complained about his boat being moved from its moorage at a  public float to make way for a CBC barge and then being  improperly and carelessly tied to the barge at some hazard to his  boat.  Mayor Blain felt all boats were moored at the owners' risk and  he argued at some length with Wilson about whether there were  signs on the floats concerning this risk and compared the floats  moorage to a public parking lot. "But someone doesn't move  your car in a parking lot to make room for his own," said Wilson.  He added that there were Marine Inc conc���nj���g ,he  other nuisances on the wharf   ramp jojning  the  approach  Mrs. Mary Agnes Edwards and her sixth great grand-daughter Diana McLeod at her  90th birthday party on August 25. See story on page nine.  SBS4SS&t Sechelt Community Plan  Plan.  Under subsequent questioning from Harrison it was  revealed that one of the  alternate directors, later  identified as Hayden Killam  who is alternate director for  Director Charles Lee iii AreaC  Hearing date re-set  by Carol Berger  The    Village    of   Sechelt  Community Plan' will go lo  and associated*iHiShorncliffe . P��*!>c heating pn September 22  Holdings, hadiiot filed the 4ssetattheAuguM2JPIanning  statutory   declaration   of   Committee meeting.  public hearing was set for April finished,  but the hearing turned into an "I've got it all reworded here  "information"  meeting,, after but 111 wait until later," Killam  some   "technical    mistakes" said'.  *.a1'm.,aj___lM^4l*'';''AP.rilL.. A.1   Pa��e   mne   d'scussion  meeting. e    Broke  open,within   the  business interests required by  law of all directors and their  alternates.  It was moved by Director  Charles Lee that a letter be sent  to Shorncliffe Holdings asking  why the cost of the land for the  joint use facility had been  doubled. The motion was  passed unanimously by board  members.  The meeting had been  scheduled for the final  adoption of the Community  Plan but new information and  differences of opinion brought  out at a meeting the previous  evening, brought a rescinding  of third reading of the  Community Plan.  The first public hearing for  the Community Plan was held  in   October,   1978.   Another  meeting.  Except for minor housekeeping changes, Council had  thought the Plan was ready to  send to Victoria for  registration.  At the August 22 Planning  Committee meeting, Chairman  Joyce Kolibas had read  through seven pages of the 19  page Community Plan when  Hayden Killam asked whether  he could make comments as she  read or wait until she was  45 acres of Cliff Gilker Park  Golf Club seeks part of park  A proposal wus put before  lhc Sunshine Const Regional  Hoard last week lhal 45 acres of  Cliff Gilker Park in Roberts  ii eek bc made available to the  Sunshine Coast Golf and  (.'ouiiin Club for the  completion of an IS - hole golf  ���.���nee.  Presenting the proposal was  Alex Warner of Sechelt,  Chairman of the Long  Planning Committee for the  golf club. In presenting the golf  club's request, Warner gave a  brief history of the golf club.  He pointed out that  ..ruani-'ation for the nresent  nine - hole golf course had  started 12 years ago and that  the club had just passed its  tenth anniversary of active use.  According to the Long  Planning Committee Chairman, the green fees charged for  public use of the facilities were  the lowest in the province.  ���  I reae urer James Budd of.the Sunshine Coast Golf Club presents the case for turning  over 4B acres of Cliff Gilker Park to the golf course.  Warner said that between  January 1 and July 31 8,000  rounds of golf had been played  on the present course by  members of the public. The  course employssixandonehalf  employees during the summer  months.  The 45 acres sought by the  golf course are in a strip from  the end of the HI fairway along  the top edge of the park parallel  with Highway 101. The strip  would extend the full width of  the park to its eastern  extremity across the B & K  logging road from the golf  course. The present nine holes  occupies 49'/i acres.  Regional Director Harry  Almond, the director for  Roberts Creek, while praising  the golf club for the quality of  the facility they had provided  for the Sunshine Coast and the  work done by the club  members pointed out that Cliff  Gilker Park was a designated  wilderness park.  Regional Planner Bill  Lindsay pointed out that at the  Planning Committee meeting  which had preceded the regular  meeting the Regional Board  had decided to undertake an  over-all park planning  function. It was agreed that the  golf club's request would be  considered in conjunction with  the park planning and in  consultation with the Roberts  Creek Lions Club who have  undertaken responsibility for  the maintenance of the park.  open .  committee at the clause  regarding set-back from the  boulevard property line "say 25  feet". Members of the  committee said that the clause  was "too restrictive".  "Hayden Killam, Henry  Hall and Van Egmont, I feel  you completely took over some  meetings in your endeavours to  get what you wanted in the  plan," Chairman Kolibas said  after some discussion.  "At those meetings I said this  is a plan for the future, not  what rests today. This plan has  made very little attempt for the  future. This plan is about  protecting the people coming  into our Village from buying  property and having either a  store or commercial building  put beside him. Doug Roy  (former Village Planner) was  harping back to some idea that  Please turn lo page nine  ��I  SeePage 11.  for  Hospitality Directory  such as more dogs running  loose than he had ever seen  there'before. "There doesn't  seem to be any control there at  all," Wilson said. *  Mayor Blain, by the way,  had a sample of the dogs-on-  the loose problem at first hand  on the evening of the official  opening of Sea Cavalcade when  three came tumbling in a  snarling whirl around him and  the princesses as they began  their procession down the ramp  to the stage.  Alderman Trainor interjected his request to read the  motion that he would have  ordinarily read . later in the  meeting at the time of  committee reports. His motion,  passed by Council, proposed  that until such a time as the new  Fisheries Act applies certain  floats should be designated for  use by commercial vessels only,  and others for pleasure craft  and regulations should be  drawn lip by Council to make  the best use possible of the '  moorage facilities. Copies of  these regulations will be sent to  the several federal agencies that  at the present pro.ide and  maintain the dock ana floats.  "There have been problems  of maintenance, administration and parking," said  Alderman Trainor later,  "because at present the Coast  Guard, Fisheries, and the  Department of Public Works  all have something to do with  the facility, and  the public  the facility, and the Village as  the lessee finds itself in the  middle when the boating public  complains. And at present the  Village has no authority to  resolve problems." Trainor  added, "The new act is  expected to give some authority  to local management of the  docks and floats, such as, for  instance, providing for  swearing in a wharfinger as a  peach officer."  Council received copies of  letters between G.E. Brooks of  the Coast Guard's Regional  Harbours and Wharves  Division,   and   All   Sports  structure of the public wharf  and the parking floor in the All  Sports Marine Building. On  July 6 Brooks had given  approval for the construction  of a treated pile and timber  structure which was to meet  Department of Public  standards. On August 17  Brooks wrote, "The structure  was examined on Wednesday,  August 17 by E.A. Appleton, P.  Eng. Department of Public  Works and was found not to  conform with department  standards." The letter limited  the use of the ramp to  automobiles.  The Gibsons Community  Plan Committee will now be  able to call on the planner-  consultant to attend some of  their meetings. Council  accepted Alderman Goddard's  motion that Council grant this  and seek available provincial  grants to pay for this extra  time. New names on the  Community Plan Committee  are Bill Wright, Dick Scott.  Terry Karkabe and Verna Sim.  The Works Superintendent  reported the chlorination  system complete except for the  electrical hook-up. The lane  extension and the sewer line on  Glassford Lane are about 75%  complete. The extension ol the  high-pressure water line to Ihe  new shops and ollice building  at the Cedars is well underway.  Because of the UBCM  conference in early September,  thc next Council meeting has  been re-scheduled to Tuesday,  August 28.  Lee reopens  Pub application  The issue of whether or not there is to bc a neighbourhood pub  in Davis Bay was re-opened at the Regional Board meeting held  on August 23 by director for Area C Charles Lee. At a previous  meeting longtime Davis Bay resident C.E. Scales had made a  presentation in opposition to the pub, presenting a petition signed  by the people of the area.  Lee'^objection to the actions of the Regional Board in throwing  out the pub application was a procedural one. "We should have  been aware of the procedure in this application," said Lee.  ''Technically the petition presented to us was not valid."  The Regional Director demanded to know what the Regional  Board would have done if the applicant, Paul Flett, hadappcared  at a Board meeting with ISO signatures demanding a pub.  C.E. Scales expressed disappointment at the actions of the area  director in re-opening the issue.  Grid suggestion  Almond objects  Director Harry Almond of  Roberts Creek objected  strongly to the mention by the  Department of Highways of a  three-route grid system of  highways in connection with  the Regional Plan.  Almond pointed out that it  had been stressed to the  Department of Highways time  and time again that the regional  district was not interested in  making Gower Point Road am:  Beach Avenue link up ai some  future date into a four-lane  highway.  "The charm of the place i- in  its curving dead-end roads yet  thc Department insists on  regarding the coast roads as a  future highway."  "We keep telling them that  all wc want is a by-pa ��� - higher  up," said the Area A director.  Arena vote November  The voters in Areas B and C  of the Regional District and the  residents of Sechelt Village will  be asked to vote on the  question of support for the  Sechelt Arena at the time of the  regular  municipal  voting  in  November.  It was moved at the Regional  Board meeting held on August  23 that an ad hue committee be  struck to discuss the structure  of the Arena in the event of a  positive vole in the November  referendum.  Maryanne  West  watches  Monarch butterflies  emerging from their cocoon. Story and pictures page  seven.   [For 35 years the most widely read Sunshine Coast newspaper!) wmmm  2.  Coast News, August 28,1979  aiiia   _  �����  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday,  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1V0 or 886-7817  Editor-  John Burnside  Office Manager���  M.M. Joe  Production Manager���  Sharon L. Berg  Advertising���  Darcia Randall  Ian Corrance  Reporter���  Carol Berger  Copysetting���  Gerry Walker  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia: $15.00 per year; $10.00 for six months  Canada, except B.C.: $16.00 per year  United States and Foreign: $20.00 per year  More herbicides  Another example of questionable  herbicide use came from the White Rock  area last week. It involved the spraying of  the blackberry bushes along the side of the  CNR rail tracks as Ihey pass through that  seaside municipality. The railway officials  sprayed the blackberry bushes at the height  of the berry picking season without telling  the municipal authorities in White Rock  Ihat they would be doing it.  Concerned residents ask why the  spraying if it had to be done couldn't be  done a few weeks later when the berries are  over. A public relations spokesman for the  CNR said that the herbicide used was  Tordon 101. As usual hc described it as  being harmless, saying that thc worst that  could happen was that it might give anyone  who ingested it a slight stomach ache.  White Rock Mayor Dan Macdonald  said it was alright, it had rained after the  berries were sprayed, that 150 pounds of  berries would have to be eaten before ill  effects were felt (information source not  given), that the spraying had been done by  a reputable firm which had the proper  licence.  The mayor may be right, let's hope so,  but there are other sources which label  Tordon 101 as carcinogenic, that is cancer-  causing, and have linked it with birth  defects in test animals. It is fair to say that  the jury is still out on the effects of Tordon  101.  The top officials of the BNR when  contacted in Denver, Colorado,  apparently had no doubts about the  matter. The superintendent of Operations  in Denver said, "Why the hell don't they  stay off our property." The incident seems  unfortunately typical of the arrogance and  irresponsibility one meets again and again  on the part of the rich and powerful  whenever any of their actions are  questions.  Order in Sechelt  It may just be that order is being  discerned in the midst of what has seemed  like chaos for much of the recent weeks.  Village Clerk Shanks and Planner Denis  Walton with a little assistance from the  provincial government and the Regional  Board seem to bc getting the situation in  hand and orderly government seems again  a possibility.  We have observed before that much of  the problems of the Sechelt Council seem  to have been caused because the pace of  change attendant on the completion of the  sewer line and the constant urging of eager  developers caused them to lose control of  the situation. It's worth remembering that  it really rarely hurts to take one's time, to  give a situation a second scrutiny before  making decisions. It's a lesson that future  aldermen might do well to remember.  rr"T7-??':.  ���f^^'p'"'- -.  ��� ���:���-'������ Vi'     : -*?i;.,V';c/  m       Sports fans'redemption  0||�� ���" * �� tmS - - ���   -   ���  ** * I   -��� mm**mVM *��.'       -'  There is something highly unusual  happening here on the Pacific Coast of  Canada in this year of 1979. For years  professional sports teams from Vancouver  have been something of a joke. With the  exception of the banner year of 1964 when  thc Lions took the Grey Cup there has  been nothing for the long-suffering British  Columbia sports fans to enthuse about.  Suddenly the Lions are leading their league  with five victories and a tic in seven games  and the Vancouver Whitecaps are  performing heroically in the struggle for  top continental honours in the North  American Soccer League.  It's too early to count the Lions as Grey  Cup winners. We have seen them fold  before and they could well do it again. The  Whitecap story has to be seen as a definite  success   story   however.   Thirty-two  thousand rabidly enthusiastic fans  crowded Empire Stadium Saturday night  to encourage a team which because of the  ridiculous playoff system was required to  win not one but two games in one night  against a team they hadn't beaten all year.  The Whitecaps did it and consolidated  their position as one of the recognized two  or three top teams on the continent.  Besides the success story of the  Whitecaps themselves their emergence and  that of the NASL is an indication that at  long last the grand and aristocratic old  game of soccer has broken through the  defences of the North American public and  the game is well on its way to achieving the  pre-eminence on this continent that it has  long enjoyed in the rest of the world. Let  the soccer buffs rejoice, especially, this  year, those in the vicinity of Vancouver,  B.C.  . .from trie files of Coast Mom  f n^tariaCriKta *g  FIVE YEARS AGO  In a tragic incident on Gambier  Island a man shot his two sons, aged  five and seven then turned the gun on  himself after rowing away from the  scene of the shooting.  Construction on a large scale  involving the Sunnycrest Plaza and  valued at more than $1,000,000 was  placed before the Gibsons Council last  week.  In a letter to the edior Jean Milward  opposes a recreational centre at  Roberts Creek on the grounds that the  Twilight Theatre is available at  reasonable rent.  TEN YEARS AGO  Sechelt Waterworks claims that the  Regional District has no right to  expropriate its waterworks system.  Principal T.G. Elwood informs  parents of high school students by  letter of the need for Elphinstone  Secondary School to gon on shift  system because the facilities are  inadequate.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  Celia Stroshein won the senior  aggregate award at the Sunshine  Coast's Annual Fall Fair while the  junior award was being taken by  Uenda Stroshein.  Garry Carter dived sever times to his  sunken 23 foot cabin cruiser last week  to rescue his Siamese cat and his dog.  His boat sunk after hitting a deadhead  in the dark.  Plans have been completed for a 30-  unit apartment building on School  Road in Gibsons.  TWENTY YEARS AGO  Contract has been let for the  construction of the RCMP building in  Gibsons.  Coast News carries a picture of the  Johnson twins of Sechelt, sons Ron  and Roger of Sechelt magistrate  Andrew Johnson, were awarded with  medals for service In the United  Nations Expeditionary Force in the  Gaza strip.  Bob Nygren of Gibsons found a  lady's   yellow   hat   wrapped   in  cellophane on the Sechelt highway.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  After several weeks of negotiations  and three visits to the office and plant  of the Coast News at Gibsons, Mr. Fred  Cruice of Regina has purchased the  paper and will assume the publication  and management of the Coast News as  of September 1.  Publisher Sam Nutter announces his  retirement. Nutter has published the  Coast News for four years.  THIRTY YEARS AGO  Not available this week.  Gibson's Lai.dini},Hovit Sound,B.C 18^3 otiaq$*��' Andrew's Presbyterian Chutch.,(now 6( AndiewVWesley\picnic by Union btiamshib  ���Tf-c-  jteastiVfHobablw 5.5."Comox',' toGibsortAlandinq. Geoio,e Gibson, is seen-standing oriTthe docL_^l_i_o!iwtfi  both hands onhishibS; _fav9tiiXbo.se. TU��.��1^ On��xti��ratie/t.9jd��ki* WuWStuat  of Clatks f ���atuaT^aftetrtc.Yds JTiqadietGentTat. ThtneaTesT lacty-ln^hite skirt- at ship's t��tl,is Wk J Buff StiiaTT.' Seated between  her aiict the���-an. with hi*, leqs ovetboatd, is Jame*. Scktet, CPU. ticket a^wt.at Vancouver, aflei watdi Colonel, J.'b.O.   tit, ftiduves.} * Hi  Gibson's Landing, 1893 or 1895. The Union Steamships SS Comox is  seen lined with members of the congregation of St. Andrew's  Presbyterian Church, Vancouver. The vessel had been built in sections  in Scotland for shipment by freighter around Cape Horn. In 1891 she  was assembled by the Union, and was the first steel ship launched In  British Columbia. Here she is moored to the private wharf built by  George Gibson and his sons with the useof a pile-driver fashioned from  the butt of a huge cherry tree. It stood slightly farther into the bay from  the present public dock. Gibson is standing, arms akimbo, to left; and  Mrs. Gibson, wearing an apron, can be seen at the head of the gangway.  Other members of the family are aboard the steamer. The Comox had  been built to accommodate 200 passengers. As far back as the early  1890's, excursions by groups such as the one pictured here, from the  new city to Howe Sound, the name by which this stop was then know,  were already becoming popular. Photo courtesy City Archives and  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. ' L.R. Peterson  tel|fi!i��f"  Musings  John Burnside  Slings 8e Arrows  >^  George Matthews  ___m\ \  by John Bumside  The vexatious question of  dogs gets aA airing on the  editorial pages again this week.  From Roberts Creek'comes'.a  diatribe in verse from a  representative of that portion  of the community who would  agree with Raymond Hull,  author and one-time Gower  Point resident, that the dog is  man's best fiend and have  them'all destroyed. As usual it  is the dog at large which best  arouses ire, running loose,  digging, defecating, destroying  and generally creating  mayhem.  On the other hand there  came a request from an old  friend in Gibsons that we  reprint the article beside the  anti-canine verse warning of  the cruelty of keeping an  animal chained. Her complaint  is that the chained dog in its  misery disturbs the entire  neighbourhood.  It is, of course an old  argument twixt dog-lover and  detester and one that will not be  resolved in the pages of this  week's Coast News, but I feel it  somewhat incumbent upon  myself, as the owner of not one  but two fair-sized dogs, to  make some comment on the  debate.  Surely the first observation  that must be made is that the  dog is the responsibility of  whoever owns it and the  problem lies in the fact that all  too many people think it's  'groovy' to have a dog bul have  no sense of. responsibility for  thc actions of that dog. Nor  does this type of owner usually  have any worthwhile conception of the nature of the beast  he has chosen to keep.  Dogs must be kept under  supervision and control, that is  fact number one. Dogs  roaming free virtually always  get into mischief of one form or  another. As a gentleman in  Halfmoon Bay observed to me  not too long ago, a dog is a  social ignoramus. They are by  their nature runners and tearers  neither of which proclivity is  particularly reconcilable with  much of modern life. It must be  recognized   by   thc   dog's  defenders that that lovable old  pooch   curled   by   the   fire  sleeping so peacefully may have  tirpd.h'Blsclf.oW.chasjng deer;  andon hjs way home from tbftf."  may have torn asunder 'the  neighbour's * garbage bag and  strewn the contents all over her  yard while in suit of those  turkey bones.  No, I am afraid that there is  absolutely no doubt that we  can't have dogs running  unattended. Their capacity for  destruction when they get into  it is truly remarkable. Nor is it  by any stretch of imagination  desirable to have dogs forming  into packs and running and  hunting together. There is a  group psychology at work  which can turn docile old  Rover into a slavering killer in  the running pack and a pack of  dogs with their blood up can be  dangerous to more than deer.  So some kind of control is  absolutely necessary but I  emphatically agree with my  friend from Gibsons that the  answer is not a four-foot length  of chain. On a couple of  occasions I have had the  misfortune to live in the same  neighbourhood as a chained  dogs and the haunting, piteous  lament of the poor creatures is  really more than one can  readily bear.  Probably some sort of  confinement for much of their  time is necessary. Ideally if the  dog owner has a fenced yard  which keeps his dog on his own  property then the problem is  solved to the satisfaction of the  neighbourhood and with no  great discomfort for the dog.  Failing a fenced yard, then  perhaps a dog house with  fenced walkway is the answer  for those who do not wish to  share their premises with these  hair-shedding and often  odorous beasties.  However the dog is confined,  however, be it in the yard, in a  dog-run or in the kitchen he has  real needs that must be  attended to and one of the chief  of these is exercise. The dog is,  as we have said already,  designed for running and run  he must. The need for exercise  is absolute. The well exercised  dog is far less likely to get  himself into trouble and cause  the neighbours grief than is the  under-exercised dog with more  energy than he knows what to  do with*.     *,    ,      ,      ,  ft* cannot be overstressed  that a dog should be well  exercised every day. Anyone  who is not willing to set aside  the time once or twice a day to  take their dog out for a run  somewhere where it will not  cause offence to others just  simply shouldn't have a dog. If  the dog is well run then  confinement for him is no great  hardship. Besides running what  they do extremely well is sleep  and most dogs will be quite  content in their yard, or dog-  run, or corner of the kitchen if  they've had a good run  sometime during the day.  The first law of dog-  ownership, then, is that the dog  must be exercised. He must also  be under control of his owner  when being exercised and for  this many people should think  seriously of attending dog-  obedience classes. Dog training  is a knack which can be  acquired and it definitely  consists of more than just  raising your voice as your dog  for the fifteenth time in a row  drops a bundle on your  neighbour's yard. Any dog-  owner or would-be dog-owner  without a long acquaintance  with the animal might derive  real benefit from dog-  obedience classes.  In conclusion there is no  question that dogs must be  controlled. Therein we do agree  with the versifier from Roberts  Creek. But not on four-foot  chains for all of their days.  Therein do 1 agree with the lady  from Gibsons. The alternative  is for dog owners to realize that  dogs take time and need  attention and must be trained  to be as little nuisance as  possible to the people in whose  society they live in the  neighbourhood. Anyone who  hasn't got the time to train and  exercise a dog shouldn't own  him.  It is possible to have a dog,  have that dog happy and to  leave your neighbours  undisturbed by the dog's  presence. It takes time and  trouble but it is what he who  owns a dog owes' to his  neighbours.  by George Matthews  The B.C. Ministry of  Education has been promoting  . the notion of an open learning  institute for about three years.  The basic idea, as I understand  it, is to use television as an  instructional instrument in  order to bring higher learning  to the more isolated regions of  the province. The idea is not a  new one. Britain has had an  open learning university for ten  years and has served over  eighty thousand students.  Athabasca University in  Alberta has been operating five  years and has graduated its first  class of students.  This fall the first classes  using the open learning  concept, will be offered in B.C.  Initially, the offerings and  registration will be somewhat  limited but presumably,  sometime in the future,  registration and offerings will  be more widely available.  The way classes will operate  this fall is that students will  register at a local college,  somewhere in the province, and  will take classes at the college,  not from a lecturer in the  traditional sense, but from a  T.V. monitor. In this case,  however, it's not simply a case  of sitting in front of a T.V. set  and taking notes, rather, the  student will be able to talk back  to the T.V. set or at least the  person who is on the screen.  The classes are presented  from B.C.I.T. in Burnaby and  are broadcast over the Anik B  satellite. The person presenting  the class is in the studio and can  be seen and heard by students  in classrooms all over the  province. Further, because of  the unique technology of the  satellite, the lecturer will be in  constant audio contact with all  of his students. Obviously, he  won't be able to see them all,  but he can talk to them, ask  questions, respond to answers  and so on. Also, the students in  one class, for instance  Kamloops, will be able to talk  to the students in another class,  say in Port Alberni.  In other words, instead of a  teacher working in a classroom  with students within four walls,  the province ofB.C. will be the  classroom.  The satellite classroom has  been tried before with mixed  success.   In   1977, a  limited  number of programs were  produced experimentally at the  University of Victoria.  Broadcasting these classes  frOffl"'B:C:.I.T.,''the;.1ecturers  were able to communicate with  people in places like Pitt Lake  and White Horse. These first  classes used the Hermes  satellite and presented non-  credit, single program classes in  subjects like social work, law  and anthropology. Short  lessons were presented from  pre-taped material, then the  lecturers opened the class for  discussion, often by going off  the air for a few minutes to  allow students to formulate  questions and comments. The  rest of the air time was used for  discussion.  If satellite education works,  and there seems no reason why  it shouldn't (it is being used all  over the world from Europe to  the South Pacific), it opens up  incredible possibilities for the  future. Using the same  technology, it could be possible  sometime in the future, for a  lecturer at say Oxford or  Harvard, to deliver classes to  students in places like Nelson,  Dawson or even Gibsons.  For the time being, obviously ���  this won't mean much to  people on the Sunshine Coast.  We don't have the facilities yet  to receive these programs. But,  if classes can be given in places  like Pitt Lake, the facilities  needed can't be all that difficult  to obtain. While the  capabilities of the system are  not yet such that you can take  classes in your own living-  room, it is not beyond the  imagination to suggest that  some day we will be able to  register for classes and instead  of going to the bookstore to  buy our books, we will rent a  few pieces of equipment, take  them home, plug them in and  have our classes over our own  T.V. sets.  In the meantime, if we had  the necessary equipment  somewhere in our area, we  could be going to classes sooner  than we think. Imagine the  possibilities for our students  who now have to move to town  to go to college. Someday, and  I suspect sooner than we think,  that possibility will be open to  people in our area who want to  extend their knowledge and  qualifications. NEWS ITEM: Clark still insisting on  "privatizing" Petrocan  fmrnn  di  Ww* MM  t  '1(ia**m,     CoASr   IsltvK.  Coast News, August 28,1979  Letters to thc Editor ^  DoQAoloay Dog't dc/tnc*      \\  aioiui  nntf *j  Gone are the days, in this splendid land,  Men walked the earth with pride;  Theirs to enjoy, theirs to command,  And peacefully abide.  A pastoral day, a tranquil night,  And the smell of the new mown hay;  This was every man's birthright,  To enjoy life, come what may.  Then came the dog, the "friend of man",  Canis Familiaris;  Large and small, black, white and tan,  all experts in catharsis.  They multiplied, these hirsute hounds,  Since they'd nothing else to do;  And left their turds in little mounds,  to desecrate the dew.  Now this fair village of Roberts Creek,  Where man and nature met;  Becomes more filthy every week,  Thanks to this pesky pet.  They bark andi bite and snarl and yelp,  And mill about in dozens;  Every cur and hound and whelp.  With his sisters, brothers and cousins  They yap at the lady fetching her mail,  They bite the man on the bike;  And then they pee on your garbage pail,  And it's someone else's tyket  The peace is shattered most every night,  As your neighbour's dogs run wild;  and tear up your lawn as they howl and fight,  And terrify somebody's child.  Let's have an end to this mad dog daze,  To Canis Horribilis;  And return to sane and peaceful ways,  Sans dogs, sans mess to rile us.  Cani Phobe  Dogville, B.C.  r  m��}fam laj/atn  ir\fin,,A^m im*^M.m*Y*n������*���*��*��  The dame  and the dynamos  Until the poles end the powermen topple  there will be red energy under the eggs -  fireflies to tire the bulbs -  flickering ghosts In hypnotic boxes ���  fans to tickle us cool -  thermostat heaters to wake us warm ���  music plucked from the air -  until the damns and the dynamos break.  We have become too at ease with ease -  we suck the lazy electric tit-  our homes are dependent husks  only bought lightning prickles alive -  we hide In staling cities  with factories that conveyor us fat -  screens full ot demon lovers -  shrewd computers that audit our souls.  And when the cord severs sometimes  In truthblack winters In storms, we curse  through dark with the cold mounting -  down to candles and uncertain batteries -  If the outage persisted, we'd set  truellames In our plastic fireplaces -  beg the atrophied knacks  but always the power returns again.  Until the dams and the dynamos break  we will hibernate In complacent caves  watching the lost ot the world  shrivel from want In swamp and desert -  we will sorrow or simply shrug ���  the acknowledged children of affluence  till the lights go dead for good  and thin hands smash through our Indolent  windows.  Peter Trower  aM}/aaammam%m i^m *Vi��i*Viai -yam **m**m  by Elizabeth McCutcheon,  Editor, Animals Canada  Reprinted from Fredertcton  S.P.C.A. Newsletter  Recently Joan Mercer of the  Newfoundland and Labrador  SPCA sent Animals Canada a  newspaper article, Tasha'i  Story, of the sad neglect and  terror suffered by a chained  dog in her area.  Several board members of  the Canadian SPCA in  Montreal continually bring up  the subject of the suffering by  the chained dog in rural areas  of Quebec.  The sum total of abuse to  each and every chained dog  . adds up to a lot of Buffering.  Perhaps in numbers it does not  approach that in other areas of  abuse but it is time it is  recognized by humane societies  and more attention directed to  it.  The following timely article  appeared in the Fredericton  SPCA Newsletter in March.  What is the most common  problem of animal abuse with  which the SPCA deals? The  answer, clearly, is what we refer  to as the chained dog problem,  one all too familiar to our  inspectors. A family acquires a  puppy, and it soon grows into a  large and active dog. The  children lose interest, the  parents refuse to be bothered.  The young dog winds up on a  four-foot chain in the backyard  on which it will spend the rest  of its life. It is fed on table  scraps, when anyone remembers. In summer it rarely has  water, in winter at best a wood  frame shed for protection. It is  never off the chain, nevei  excercised, never walked, and  rarely noticed. In these cases  the psychological deprivation  far exceeds the physical neglect.  . From the end of its four-foot  universe the dog must watch  the children it loves or would  like to love play while ignoring  him, or worse, teasing him  cruelly. The dog must plead for  the scraps of attention thrown  its way a few minutes a week  out of the dull hours of its  chained existence. It finds it  impossible to defend and  protect those who in any case  have no need or wish for its  endless devotion.  Our workers at the SPCA  animal shelter know the  resulting chained dog  syndrome all too well: the  periods of depressed listless-  ness alternating with frenzied  barking; unpredictable  behavior such as snappishness  and cowering; sexual '���  misbehavior; and no sign of the  discipline, intelligence, and  self-control that is the mark of  the well-reared dog.  Are such animals abused?  When neighbours' complaints  bring our SPCA inspectors to  the scene, indignation and  denials fly. In all but the most  extreme cases the SPCA finds  its hands tied. When a dog is  fed, owned, and not physically  mistreated then law and, all too  common, opinion assume that  no abuse has occurred. Both  need to learn that abuse and  neglect have a psychological as  well as a physical dimension,  and, unfortunately, the chained  dog syndrome may be so  common in the (Gibsons) area  as to be the norm rather than  the exception. Only public  education, increased general  understanding of the needs of  animals, and the tactful work  of our inspectors can ease the  situation of the dog that is  spending its' life at the end ofa  short chain. Promoting this  work remains one of the  SPCA's highest priorities in  educational program.  School registration  Editor:  We would appreciate it if you  would publish the following  article in the August 26-31  edition of the Coast News.  "High school students on the  Sunshine Coast who are new to  the District can pre-register for  classes during the week of  August 27 - 31. Counsellors will  be available between 9:00 a.m.  and 3:00 p.m. at Elphinstone  Secondary School, 886-2204,  and Chatelech Jr. Secondary,  883-3216, Pender Harbour,  883-2727. Mature studenuand  adults who wish to enroll in full  or part-time day school  programs can receive course  information by telephoning  886-2204."  Thank you.  Yours truly,  B.J. Boulton,    Principal.  HARRISON'S  APPLIANCE  SALES  W    w  * All Warranty Service  STILL  MANY GREAT  APPLIANCE  BARGAINS  886-9959  Pratt Road, Gibsons  TOP OF THE LINE BRANDS  DOING OUR BEST TO BE RIGHT FOR YOU  V  SUNNYCREST  ('    CENTRE  100% Locally Owned & Operated  GOVT INSPECTED GR   A   WHOLE  frying chicken  GOVT INSPECTED GR. A BEEF  whole round steak  GOV T INSPECTED OLYMPIC  bulk weiners  GOVT INSPECTED GR. A BEEF  rump roast E,(.m>i..sswiini(>,  1.99  $4.75  2.29  Super-Valu  ice cream  Frozo Choice  green peas  007 qm pkq   ? Ib  Super-Valu Choice  whole  mushrooms  Snowcap  $2.29   hash browns 3/s1.00  Super-Valu Frozen  60c | oran9,,ej,uice  Libby's  deep  69c   brown beans  2/99  Super-Valu  mac & cheese  dinner 2/59c  Super-Valu  potato chips  canned ham      *3.99 I bathroom tissues1.29  Robin Hood  flour  towels  Oven-Fresh  I horoled  $5.19  dog food 2/89'  ���1.19  garlic  french bread  Super-Valu Sod  margarine  Martha Laine Hamburger or  oqc    hot dog buns  On/ oka 0f 15  Oven Fresh  Venice Bakery  coffe cake s1.59 | rye bread  WASHINGTON CANADA ��1  tomatoes  B   C   GROWN  corn on the cob  8/$1.00  Price* effective:     Aug. 28,29,30,31, Sept. 1     Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.,Frl.,Sat. mmmmmmmm  MMM  Coast News, August 28,1979  Frankie's Ticket  Part IV  By this time, I have more-or-  less adjusted to my logger  persona again and the rest of  the crew don't look as fearsome  as they First did. But the  horrendous looking one-eyed  man (who appears to be pulling  rigging on the trackside-lree)  still piques my curiosity.  "Know anything about that  character?" I ask Vic.  "Hell, haven't you ever  heard about him before? That's  old Hot-Dog Kiewitz. Used to  be a hooktender before he got  burned-out on booze. Claim  he's queer as a thirteen dollar  bill. Regular old arsehole-  bandit. He pretty well keeps to  himself when he's in camp but  they say he buys boys in the  city."  "Guess he's too damn ugly  to get women," I conjecture.  "Sure glad he ain't staying in  this bunkhouse." I'm actually  rather surprised. Homosexuals  are rare at the bullwork end of  the logging business although  I've run across a couple of fey  flunkies in cookhouses before.  The cold-deck show looks to  be a fairly reasonable  proposition. It is about fifteen-  hundred feet further up the  road from the previous  location, maybe twelve-  hundred feet into the toolies  and already rigged up. The  spar-tree   and   small   Skagit  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  donkey sit on a hogback ridge  with down-timber strewn  thickly around them. "Guess  I'm goin' to kinda have to leave  you on your own with this,"  says Carmody. "She's ready  to go but we've gotta move the  track-tree. If you get in any  trouble, just holler."  Christ! I've only just become  a rigging-slinger and.now he  wants me to be a hooktender in  addition. This is sure some  chintzy, cut-corners outfit. But  I have Perce and Vic and the  engineer, Reg. Tumulo seems a  reasonable enough man. My  main liability is the vacuous  Madoff but I reckon we can  muddle through somehow. We  get the lines strung out and  begin yarding uphill from a  bowl-like depression where  most of the timber seems to  have rolled. It isn't near as bad  as the former show however  and we rack up a pretty fair log  count by quitting time.  I figure I have things  reasonably well under control  but the following morning,  Cagney-like Carmody tosses a  bombshell at me. "Goddamn  chokerman quit on the big  machine," he says. "Guess I'm  going to have to borrow Perce  here for a bit."  "Yeah,   okay,"   \   say  0��^%.  Im    li4Ui|   utiufiui  rf  iTL  ��?uxmtii   ll'uil   unit)  u  -.It'll     ut      nili.iiuitlL'  ^ft^Sj/C^  counti-ii   luolc   cu*t   btitui  jtini,   anil   lax   (it  lo   iiiMit   humti  Bottom of  EST* Cr �� fil  !k_____s^  L     886-8355  '    Gibsons. B.C.  School Road  K��___35_j  OPEN  11:1)1) a.m. lo 6:01) p.m. Wednesday lo Sunday  Friday   11:1)0 a.m. lo 9:00 p.m.  fa<cliworh,Pinc and other Pleasures.  unhappily. That leaves only the  hopeless Madoff to aid me out  on the rigging. They seem to be  chronically short-handed at Ox  River and it certainly isn't from  lack of men in town. Some of  the less scrupulous gypos  operate in this fashion  deliberately to cut down on  their payroll costs. I have been  vaguely promised a whistlepunk and another chokerman  but they don't materialize. I  suspect they haven't even been  ordered. I should bitch like hell  or quit, I suppose, but I want to  make a bit of a stake first and,  in a way, the situation is  affording me a chance to get  some useful experience very  quickly. The yarding is short,  the ground tolerable and  Carmody leaves me almost  exclusively to my own devices.  The major fly in the ointment  is Nick Madoff. The going  wouldn't be bad at all with a  savvy and seasoned chokerman  like Perce, but the Doukhobor  is another story, His ineptitude  is monumental. The poor guy  tries in his lumbering way but  he can't seem to grasp the basic  rudiments of what we are  supposed to be doing.  "Christ!" says Vic, "you ought  to ask Carmody to give that  dummy his walking-papers." I  know he's right and yet I hold  off. Madoff is such a big well-  meaning boob, I suppose I feel  vaguely sorry for him.  For all your Carpets  Ci��rPet  Cleans  No  SoaP  Build  .up i  iMS  _-Xt   m^mm       T.Sinclair  *t_tlvJ"-      885-9327  I try to impress upon him  that he has got to smarten-up  his performance. Madoff nods  eagerly like a little kid and  assures me that he will. But he  seems to be totally uncoordinated and in his willingness to  please, fumbles and stumbles  even more. I decide to put him  on the whistles and set the turns  myself. This seems to work  somewhat better but I'm doing  two men's work and I know the  situation can't continue much  longer.  We change roads and I begin  to run into trouble. There is a  long, rock overhang about two-  hundred feet from the tree and I  can see no way to divert the logs  around it. As a consequence, I  begin to have a rash of hangups. Every second turn noses in  under the shelf and stops dead.  I am compelled to rechoke the  logs at the opposite end and  pivot them over the barrier. To  compound matters, Madoff  (whose whistles have been  hesitant but fairly-accurate up  to this point) starts fluffing and  mishearing my signals. I am  already hoarse, exhausted and  mightily irritated when, just  before quitting time, he  inexplicably blows a go-ahead  before I am safely out of the  bight and almost nails me. It is  absolutely the last straw.  That night 1 corner  Carmody, spell out the  situation and demand that I be  relieved of Madoffs services  before he does me in. He allows  that things sound pretty  panicky and later informs the  unfortunate bumhler that he  can pick up his time in the  morning. Simple Madoff  doesn't seem to realize that it  must have been me who got  him fired and comes over to say  goodbye. I feel illogically as  though I've just kicked a lame  dog but it was his butt or mine.  I hope he gets the hell back to  his daddy's farm and stays out  of logging-camps from now on.  Next morning, I get Perce back  again and things start to go  better.  "��������������**������**1  IMiiiiiluini n     :  1 *  *-   Astrology  \  �����������������������������'  by Rie Ellingham  mi%m^Ms$Lm?:-i ,j  Alan Emmott, Chairman of the G.V.R.D., visited the  Sunshine Coast recently with wife June.  Coast visitors  Visiting the Sunshine Coast  last week was Alan Emmott,  ex-mayor of Burnaby and  presently Chairman of the  Greater Vancouver Regional  District, with his wife June.  Emmott was mayor of  Burnaby when he served as  First Deputy Chairman of the  G.V.R.D. when it was first  formed in 1967. He resigned his  position in 1968 to contest the  mayoralty of Vancouver  . against Tom Campbell.  " He returned tot thufflcipal  politics in 1973 as alderman in  ''Burnaby and 'G.'V.'R.D.  director. He was elected  Chairman last December and is  in the first year of a two-year  term.  In conversation with the  Coast News, Emmott said that  he was meeting soon with  Municipal Affairs Minister  Vander Zalm and Finance  Minister Wolfe on transit  matters. He said he was  awaiting Vander Zalm's  conclusion about the role of  regional government and said  he had found the findings of the  Farmer Commission on the  matter surprisingly positive.  Emmott said that while  regional government was  usually a rural manifestation in  the case of the G.V.R.D. and  the Capital Region of Victoria  it was a government of  contiguous urban munici|  ities. The chief concerns of the  G.V.R.D. were sewage and  water, regional parks, regional  planning, hospitals, which  parallels the local concerns.  Violet retires  where Granny's Treasures now  stands and boasted an outdoor  privy.  "I suppose the biggest  change in the twenty seven  years has been the growth in  Gibsons," said Mrs. Madsen  when visited in her beachside  home in Cosy Corners in  Gibsons last Saturday, the day  on which she took a well-  earned and early retirement.  Mrs. Madsen received a  lovely clock radio from her  friends and co-workers at the  Post Office, perhaps to enjoy a  little music while savouring the  long leisurely mornings that lie  ahead.  General Notes: Neptune, planet  of muddle and deception,  becomes 'stationary' bringing  intrigue and disorder to our  various affairs. Projects started  this week may not be practical  enough to succeed. Advice is to  double check all transactions  for hidden snags.  Communications planet  Mercury conjoins the fortunate  Jupiter on Thursday promising  long-awaited good news on  that day.  Saturn, planet of restrictions  and tough lessons, becomes  prominent next month when  we will all have to face  increased responsibilities.  Those of you born March 8,  June 8, Sept. 10, or Dec. 10 will  experience a very weird week as  Neptune makes powerful  aspect to your various Sun  positions. Try to hold on to  reality.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Confusion is linked to  personal philosophy, religious  beliefs, educational matters or  events and people far away.  Sticking to one's ideals  becomes difficult. Don't be  influenced by local 'know-all'  who's supposed to have the  answers. Thursday phone call  invites risk or chance to meet  popular person. Get plenty of  rest and relaxation ready to  combat upcoming health or  employment setbacks.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Involvement with other  people's finances or possessions is source of mid-week  muddle. Close associate's cash  transaction hints of trickery.  Check all recepts and deposit  slips. Thursday message brings  happiness to domestic scene.  Remember that social  activities, pleasures, amusements or romantic entanglements may have to be put aside  during the next few weeks.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  How you relate to loved one,  partner or business associate is  subject to complications or  misunderstandings. Those  married may suspect deception  or infidelity. Honesty should  unravel recent mystery.  Thursday's mail or short  journey will bring laughs and  surprises. Prepare for increased  domestic responsibilities early  September.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Medical or employment  matter is source of passing  concern. Obscure health upset  may require further tests.  'Two-faced' co-worker could  be spreading those rumours.  Question trusted companion  for honest opinion. Expect  encouraging financial news on  Thursday. Realize now that  early September's journey and  correspondence will have  serious undertones.  LEO (July 23-Aug.22)  Social activities, romance  and love hint of deception and  wrong decisions. Gambling or  speculation yield nothing.  Booze and drugs spell danger.  Scrounge cab-fare before  saying 'yes' to smooth-talking  stranger. However, Thursday  morning finds you in the right  place at the right time.  VIRGO (Aug.23-Sept.22)  Domestic conditions are  subject   to   confusion   and  uncertainty. Untidiness and *  clutter where you live may  reflect present discontent. ���  Looks like lazy household ���'  member is refusing to finish i  agreed tasks. Sign no real estate ;  or rental documents this week. ���  Lost article or crucial scrap of'  paper is found on Thursday.  Meanwhile, heavy personal I  responsiblilities draw nearer. '  LIBRA (Sept.23-Oct.23) I  All forms of short-distance  communications bring muddle  and confusion. Trying to get'  the  message across will be  blocked by hidden obstacles.  Lost correspondence, strange  phone  calls   or   vehicular ���  breakdowns will test patience. '  Friend or acquaintance offers  assistance   on   Thursday. '  Remember that  hospitals,  institutions or secluded places  become   prominent   early  September.  SCORPIO (Oct.24-Nov.22)  Confusion is linked to  personal cash transactions and  movement of valuable  possessions. Looks like  financial deal stinks. Check  sniall print before signing away  savings. Stay near phone on  Thursday to say 'yes' to  promotion or career opportunity. Remember that old friends  and companions will soon have  to say goodbye.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-  Dec.21)  Neptune, 'stationary' in your  sign finds you confused,  dreamy and impractical.  Others will be critical of your  slovenly appearance, vague  plans or 'divine discontent'.  Prove associates wrong and be  realistic. Expect favourable  long-distance news on  Thursday. Do something now  about potential career upset  early next month. Dec. 10  birthdays experience strangest  week of the year.  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-  Jan.19)  It's time to be alone again to  contemplate recent actions and  mistakes.   Remember  that  worry   gets   you   nowhere.  Advice is to apologize, make  amends and start afresh. Looks  like that lonely person needs,  more of your kind words. News*;  of financial gain arrives on|  Thursday. Get ready to scrap.)  old philosophy and beliefs next >  month. j  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb.18)  20-Feb.l8)   ���;  onditions ;  Deceptive c  surround the actions of 'so-;  called' trusted companions.;  You'll realize who your true.)  friends are by the end of this >  week. Meanwhile, make no;  promises to passing stranger..;  Loved one breaks happy news <  on Thursday. Matters linked to;  alimony, tax, insurance or';  shared expenses present  problems early September.  PISCES (Feb.19-Mar.20)  Honour, position, career or!  community standing is subject:  to intrigue. Someone out there:  is determined to undermine  your recent achievements.  Private conversation with  person-at-the-top should  eventually silence gossip-  monger. Thursday phone call)  tells you where to make some!  extra cash. Know that your!  marriage, partnership or close!  involvement faces severe tests'  the first two weeks of!  September.  WATCH  FOR  OUR SPECIAL  MIRROR SALE  COMING  SOON  886-7359  Hwy 101 8, PraltRd., Gibsons 888-7369  THE ONLY COMPLETE QLASS SERVICE  ON THE 8UNSHINE COAST Bookman's Corner  The DeviPs Dictionary  Coast News, August 28,1979  by John Moore  Years ago, a friend's older  sister, aware of my interest in  books, gave me a whole box of  them. This was in the early  Sixties and she was divesting  herself of everything that  wouldn't fit into a knapsack.  Her unusually good taste,  generosity and the lure of the  open road added up to a  bonanza for me. Among the  treasures I excavated from that  seemingly bottomless box of  words was a paperback copy of  The Devil's Dictionary by  Ambrose Bierce. I'd never  heard of the book or author but  asampleofthecontents offered  on the back cover���"Egotist, n;  A person of low taste, more  interested in himself than in  me."���immediately captivated  me. Inside, a glance at the  "A's" proved even more  fascinating and entertaining...  "Adage, n. Boned wisdom for  weak teeth."..."Adore, v.t.  To venerate expectantly...  "Air, n. A nutritious substance  provided by a bountiful  Providence for the fattening of  the poor."..."Apologize, v.i.  To lay the foundation for a  future offence."...The book  abounds with these pearls and  many of Bierce's pithiest  definitions have found their  way into common usage,  though people seldom  recognize The Devil's  Dictionary as their source. I'd  heard this definition of a bore,  "a person who talks when you  wish him to listen," before, and  his definition of a bride, "A  woman with a fine prospect of  happiness behind her." The  entry for Bride is immediately  followed by this cryptic note;  "Brute, n. See HUSBAND."  To say that Bierce had a  jaundiced eye puts it mildly.  His "dictionary" is a cynic's  handbook. Though it contains  what H.L. Mencken called  "some of the most gorgeous  witticisms in the English  language," Bierce remains  comparatively   unknown   in  company with epigrammists  like Oscar Wilde or, more  pointedly, his fellow American  Mark Twain. Like Twain,  Bierce came to the American  West in the late 1800's and  spent many years there as a  newspaperman. As a reporter  and, later, editor for various  papers he was a relentless  polemicist and satirist, his  razor sharp pen always turned  upon the rogues and rascals,  regardless of rank or position,  who were abundant in frontier  California. Journalism was no  tame profession in those  turbulent times; the libel suit  had yet to replace the pistol and  Bowie knife and though it was  said of Bierce that his pen "was  dipped in wormwood and  acid", he was also known to  have carried a large revolver at  all times to accomodate those  who wished "to go farther into  the matter". Even his own  profession was not sacred. He  defined a reporter as "a writer  who guesses his way to the  truth and dispels it with a  tempest of words". (I'll spare  John the lengthy diatribe on  the subject of Editors.)  Though he was recognized as  perhaps the greatest living wit  of his day, his present obscurity  is largely a result of his  extremism of vision. He could  write short stories that are  classics of the genre and horror  stories that rival Poe's (his  collection, In The Midst of Life,  is a must for short-story  freaks), but he lacked the  gentler touch and the sweeping  vision of Mark Twain. He  could never have written  Huckleberry Finn. Bierce was  much too busy bashing ants  with sledgehammers.  The source of Bierce's  unparalled cynicism has  inspired several lengthy  biographies. In his later years,  (he remained astonishingly  healthy and vital into his  seventies), he himself hinted  that his bitterness stemmed  from having driven away or  outlived   everyone   he   ever  loved. He said he was so old he  was "ashamed to be alive".  This, however does little to  explain the contempt with  which he viewed his fellow  human beings for most of his  life..."Man, n. An animal so  lost in rapturous contemplation of what he thinks he is as to  overlook what he indubitably  ought to be. His chief  occupation is extermination of  other animals and his own  species, which however,  multiplies with such insistent  rapidity as to infest the whole  habitable earth and Canada."  Bierce's brother attributed his  inflexible cynicism to a serious  head wound Bierce received in  the Civil War. (A man of great  physical courage, he was twice  wounded and brevetted Major  by special act of Congress for  distinguished service.)  Certainly his experiences in the  war profoundly influenced his  view of life, many of his stories  deal with the irony and futility  of war. Bierce was a voracious  reader in his youth and it is  more than likely that his  youthful contact with  humanity's highest ideals  followed by experience of one  of life's harshest realities  produced in him an admirable  illustration of the fact that  Idealism and Cynicism are  reverse sides of the same coin.  Though he had scant  patience ("A minor form of  despair, disguised as a virtue")  for revolutionaries, ("Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt  change in the form of  misgovernment.") whatever  their professed politics,  ("Politics, n. A strife of  interests masquerading as a  contest of principles. The  conduct of public affairs for  private advantage.") Bierce in  his seventies paradoxically  joined the staff of Pancho Villa  in 1913. Several months later  all letters from him abruptly  ceased. Much of the mystique  of Ambrose Bierce stems from  the mystery surrounding his  death. There is evidence to  suggest that he went to Mexico  with the deliberate intention of  getting himself killed. "To be a  Gringo in Mexico," he wrote,  "That is indeed euthanasia."  Varying unsubstantiated  reports suggest that, disenchanted with Villa, he was shot  while deserting. It is unlikely  that Bierce was ever  particularly enchanted with  Villa in the first place. It was  also said that, having changed  sides in the war, he was  captured and shot by an officer  who didn't know who he was  and couldn't be bothered trying  to interrogate an uncooperative prisoner whose Spanish  was minimal. It was as  meaningless and violent an end  as Bierce could have wished.  Though he once defined  Legacy as "a gift from one who  is legging it out of this vale of  tears", (he was not above a  shameless pun), Bierce left a  priceless legacy to those to  whom The Devil's Dictionary is  addressed; those who "prefer  dry wines to sweet, sense to  sentiment, wit to humour, and  clean English to slang". As  Bierce himself said, "Dictionary, n. A malevolent literary  device for cramping the growth  of a language and making it  hard and inelastic. This  dictionary, however, is a most  useful work." All for now.  A strong south-easter  blew this boat onto the beach  at Roberts Creek after it lost its engine in the middle of  Hunter emphatic  Director David Hunter was  emphatic that his area, Area F  West Howe Sound, be  considered seperate from Area  E in future planning.  Heretofore Areas E and F have  been working together in the  Elphinstone Settlement Plan.  The planners for the regional  district pointed out that there  would be  considerable time  the joint plan and Director  George Gibb of Area E pointed  out that the two areas had  much in common but Director  Hunter insisted that his Area  Planning Committee for Area  F had instructed him to seek  the separation of the two areas.  Accepting the opinion of the  concerned director, the  Regional Qoard voted to have  the two areas separate.  RENO TRIP  9th Annual Bus Tour Oct. 20/79  We have one bus filled and names for a  second. If we can fill the forty-nine seats we  will have two buses. We need twenty more  bodies. Come and enjoy the trip with your  neighbours.  Elphinstone Recreation Group  Phone Ron 886-2248 or 885-3339  the night. Picture was taken on August 15.  What's different  about oar Daily  Interest Savings  Account?  With "The  Calculator"  you get dally  interest paid  every month  For personal use.  SHOP TALK  by Bill Edney  SUNDAY AND HOLIDAY SHOPPING  RECIPE OF THE WEEK  by    Nest Lewis   formerly Home Economic Teacher Elphinstone High School   1965-1976  ADD A LITTLE SPICE TO YOUR LIFEI  This week's column is entirely devoted to the art of making chutney. At this time of  year those of us with gardens are desperately wondering what to do with the apples that '  keep falling on our heads and chutney making gives one a creative opportunity in  combining different ingredients to provide distinctive flavours. Good chutney should  have a mellow flavour so cook it slowly then keep It in a cool, dark place to let the  flavours mature.  English Chutney  A year ago (July 19, 1978) I wrote an article on Sunday  shopping. It detailed the public needs In the present day society  lor famlly shopping on Sunday and our reasons for providing the  service. I don't suppose there are many who have not expressed  their gratitude that we were open to serve their needs.  At the upcoming Annual Convention of the Union of B.C.  Municipalities, Sept. 5,6 and 7, this sub|ect will be debated. Ten  resolutions, taking different approaches and expressing differing  concerns will, II passed, urge the Provincial Government to cease  and/or control bolh Sunday and Holiday shopping. Most aim to  have il stopped wilh certain exceptions. The exceptions are so  restrictive as to virtually make it Impossible lor you to shop a full  line of fresh foods or any other meaningful items.  The prime mover and lobbyist, whose arguments I have read  and heard on talk shows, Is the B.C. Division of the Retail  Merchants Association. We are not members, perferring instead  the broader scope of the Chamber ot Commerce. The Retail  Merchants claim to be speaking for the small corner stores whose  livelihood Is threatened, they say, by the large supermarkets. One  of the resolutions presented by Burnaby entitled "The Retail  Business Holiday Act," is very definitive, requiring closure every  Sunday and every established holiday, being 11 in number. The  exceptions would be stores selling food, newspapers, tobacos,  antiques and handicrafts, but they must meet two other  conditions. They may not employ more than three people, and  the total area serving the public may not be larger than 2400 sq. ft.  Our in-store area Is approx. 5500 sq. tt. and none too large to  provide an adequate choice of fresh, frozen and canned  products.  The main thrust seems to be (a) either to give the Municipalities  complete powers to regulate store hours, or (b) to force the  Provincial Government to provide regulation.  The Issues ere complex, each area, each personal need being  different. I am horrified at the prospect of sweeping legislation  that puts us all in one package ol regulations.  Some of the preamble to some of the upcoming motions  suggests that this extra service is a luxury and can only add to the  price tag. This is ridiculous to say the leastl In 1978 our annual  llxed costs (without regular fixed payroll) were $155,889. Divided  by a daily operation of seven days per week this amounts to $427  per day. If we took out every Sunday and every holiday, they  would be $526 per day.  My argument is primarily this.  1. The need for our type and size of service on Sunday is well  established.  Industry la generally on a seven day wee*. Tourism la one  of our graalaat sources on Income. They arrive here on our  ferry system al ell limes, olt-tlmea delayed many hours and  In need ot food services. Our own woman In lha work force  require time lo shop leisurely on i day oil, usually a  Sunday. Father can look altar tha klda, they say!  2. In the Interest of our own economics we want to supply II.  3. We bear the responsibility to pay our bills, be competitive, give  adequate service and meet a large local payroll. We must be  permitted to manage our attain ae we set lit  12 apples  2 cups brown sugar  'It cup pickling salt  1 cup raisins  6 chilli peppers  1 tablespoon mustard seed  2 onions  4 cups malt vinegar  'li cup white vinegar  'It teaspoon pickling salt  'h cup brown sugar  'U teaspoon allspice  'U teaspoon cloves  V. cup raisins  2 tablespoons Iresh ginger root  1. Prepare vegetables and chop into small pieces.  2. Place all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer  until the mixture has thickened to the desired  consistency. Stir occasionally.  3. Place in warm jars and seal as for jam.  Use exactly the same method as you used to make  English Chutney.  And now for something completely different...  Blackberry Chutney  Tomato Chutney  6 cups blackberries  1 cup apples  1 cup onions  1 1/3 cups brown sugar  1 teaspoon pickling salt  1 teaspoon dry mustard  1 teaspoon ground ginger  'li teaspoon ground mace  V. teaspoon cayenne  Vli cups white vinegar  1 cup tomatoes  1 apple  1 onion  V. teaspoon mustard  pinch cayenne pepper  '/< teaspoon cinnamon  1. Peel and chop the apples and onions. Place them  in a saucepan with the blackberries, spices and  vinegar and cook for about one hour. Stir  occasionally.  2. Rub through a strainer to remove pips.  3. Add sugar and cook till you get the desired  consistency.  IF YOU WANT THE RIGHT TO SHOP SUNDAYS,  DO WRITE TO VICTORIA. DO IT NOWI  KEN'S  LUCKY DOLLAR   FOODS LTD.  , mm..-.mm mm. a..* Free Delivery Hour'  GOWER POI NT RD., GlBSONS     .otnewhan      __-*��$��  886-2257    WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS -     inlssundKy  xdm MMMM  mmm  ���MM  Coast News, August 28,1979  VLASSIFIFmOAJ7S  Music Horizon  by Mike Evans  In 1977 a relatively unknown  group Little River Band  released Iheir second album,  Diamantina Cocktail, containing the superb singles Help Is  On Its Way and Happy  Anniversary. The album,  buoyed by the popular singles,  was a success and the group  quickly attained a top spot  among rock's heirarchy. A  year passed and again they  released a successful album,  Sleeper Catcher. This time the  universally appealing Remin-  scing took the album to the top.  Another year has passed,  and as if bound to some sdlar  cycle (or recording contract),  Little River Band has a new and  promising album, First Under  The Wire. And the featured  single Lonesome Loser will  surely enhance the album's  popularity. The song is pure  a,  jongispii  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Ham You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  CENTRE  bands overflow in raw energy  and talent faun Little River  Band.  I have a few complaints  about some of their other faster  tunes. It's Not A Wonder has an  odor of any one ofa half dozen  B.T.O. songs. And, as if that's  not bad enough, listen to Hard  Life. It's Alvin Lee's I'd Like To  Change The World resurrected.  Perhaps the writer, Graham  Goble, has never heard the  song, but it's more plausible he  just included the progression  because he liked it. Whatever,  it's still not a good idea to use  such a familiar progression in a  new song.  Strangely enough, these two  criticisms tie in with an overall  positive observation. First  Under The Wire is more  conservative than any of their  previous albums. Why should  that be positive? Because  conservative, in this case,  means back to a more  recognizable sound. And even  Little River Band: a melodic  tune with some interesting play  on chords, incredible lead  vocals and harmonies and solid  bass and percussion work that  tie all these dynamics together.  No other band I know of  possesses such a fine balance of  musical forces. I think this  largely accounts for Little River  Band's success in concert. The  dynamics that manifest as  bizarre   gimmicks   in   lesser  though some tunes may lack  originality, I'd much rather  hear Little River Band perform  tunes that one can easily relate  to than suffer through musical  experiments that appeal only to  one's intellect and not to one's  heart.  There's another pertinent  angle. The success or failure of  conservative music usually  depends on the quality of the  lead melody. First Under Tbe  Wire is a definite success. Songs  like Cool Change and Middle  Man show a real understanding  of the value of pure melody.  And, coming full circle, melody  shows off Little River Band's  greatest strength���vocals. Glen  Shorrock and Beeb Birtles have  packed every track with the  best lead and harmony vocals  in modern music. That's why I  like the album so much. Little  River Band has concentrated on  doing what they do best.  Concert-wise, I expect First  Under The Wire to do well.  Every song is simple enough to  be presented live without losing  much of the studio perfection.  Lonesome Loser is an obvious  choice, along with The Rumor  and even It's Not A Wonder.  But watch for Man On The Run.  This rocker, tucked away near  the end of the second side, will  be absolute dynamite in  concert.  Next Little River Band  concert? Judging from their  punctual album releases and  subsequent tours, I'll bet  they're in the Coliseum before  the end of October.  Farflung Community project  Innuit communications  !  at Baker Lake.  "This part of the project will  last until September 1980 when  Inukshuk will begin using the  Anik B satellite for six months.  "The project will be limited  to six communities because it is  necessary to use special ground  stations. These ground stations  are   expensive   and   the  HARDWARE & GIFTS  PENDER HARBOUR CENTER      .......  MADEIRA PARK OO0-"jl4  Is now serving PENDERHARBOUR  as drop off for  Classified Advertisements  Deadline 1.00 p.m. Fridays  Classifieds should be prepaid and pre-written.  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT"  Your friendly neighbourhood >^- .  drop-off point for Coast News \jis  Classified Ads. ~  nation in Classified Ad section of Coast News  by Maryanne West  Continuing the Inuit  Tapirisat of Canada's report on  their Inukshuk Project which  will use the Anik B satellite to  connect six Arctic communities  in a sophisticated communications network. "The Inukshuk  Team began work in Frobisher  Bay early in 1979 with the help government has only 20 which  of Nunatsiakmut, the first Inuit must be shared by all  organizations taking part in  DOC's Communications  Program. The Inukshuk  Project will be allowed to use  six stations for the six months  duration of the project.  "The communities involved  are Frobisher Bay, Pond Inlet,  Igloolik, Baker Lake, Eskimo  Point and Cambridge Bay. The  ground stations will be  returned to the government  once the project has ended.  Here are some of the things we  want to try out:  1) We want to find out what  it's like for people in one  community to give a  workshop to people in other  communities. Resource  people can sit in a room in  Frobisher Bay and say what  they have to say to a camera.  People in the other five  communities can sit in the  community hall and watch  and listen and will be able to  ask questions back and be  able to have a conversation  with each other over the  satellite.  2) We want to see what it  would be like for school  children to be taught a class  in Inuit culture and history  by teachers who are in  another community.  3) We want to see what it is like  for people in different  communities to hold a  meeting via satellite. They  could discuss common  problems and arrive at  decisions.  4) Other Inuit organizations  want to participate in these  experiments. The Inuit  Cultural Institute would  like   the' Inuit   Language  film production centre in  Canada. Their first job was to  produce three colour  videotapes for community  distribution and discussion.  The three films include a  documentary about land  claims in the eastern Arctic; a  drama involving a young Inuit  man who is sent to jail and an  information film about the  Inukshuk Project.  "These films were chosen as  examples of the different types  of videotapes which can be  produced to give the staff a  range of experience in writing,  filming, acting and technical  aspects of production.  "All communities will be  asked to fully participate and  get involved in the project.  Community councils and local  organizations will be asked  about the issues and interests  they would like to see covered  and will be helped to get those  programs produced.  "The regional co-ordinators  will travel to every community  in the region to discuss the  project and get ideas. From  these discussions the Project  Director and staff will make a  priority list and get to work on  production. At the same time  the regional co-ordinators will  be looking for people  experienced in videotaping for  film production and making a  list of those who would be  available for contract work.  They will make a list of  available equipment in the  region and under what  conditions it would be  available to the Inukshuk  Project. Trainees will be hired  for the new production centre y  Commission   to   use   the >  satellite to teach language j  classes.  5) The Qunnuayooaq Society, !  a senior citizen society in j  Frobisher Bay wants to try I  out culture and tradition j  classes for the children in ,  different communities.        '  From this program we will gain {  the knowledge and experience  we   require   to   build   a  broadcasting network linking  Inuit communities that will be  designed to meet the kinds of  communications systems that  should be developed for the  future. The Tapirisat and other  Inuit organizations will be able  to decide which system can best  serve their needs.  "The Inukshuk Project will |  also give the Tapirisat more j  influence with government in j  developing a system to use the J  best methods possible to aid the }  growth and development of (  Inuit society. Throughout the !  project   we'll  be  supporting J  existing   Inuit   film   and j  videotape   producers   by ]  purchasing  and   using  their  programs. By increasing thc  amount of northern programming available, wc will be able  to assist the CBC Northern  Service to fulfill its mandate to .  serve regional needs." * J  When I first met Tapirisat'**  Aani Palliser at a conference in  Halifax in 1976 we immediately  understood each other's  problem with the CBC. It was.  vitually the same. The needs of  northerners were being  ignored, (the CBC expressed  shame at what they were doing -  to Inuit society but couldn't  find the money for local  programming) and the needs of  the Southern Canadians living  in rural areas unable to receive  CBC's FM signals were and are  still of no concern to CBC.  Reading the report of the  Inukshuk Project it still seems <  to me (here is a parallel between '  Inuit aspirations and objective.*. <  and the Elphinstone Student {  Research  Production's  involvement With"'Commoftlty  TV for the Sunshine Coast.  y  PICK'N WIN  MATCH THE MERCHANT   WITH THE STORE  _  J&C  ELECTRONICS  Radio/haek  authorized Sales Centre   885-2568'   You Just  Can't Beat  Macleod's  Sechelt  CREST SEWING CENTRE  8 Built In Stlehes  * Zig zag stitch  * Triple step zig zag stitch     R      ��-,��� ..  * Blind hem stitch Meg- ��WS'00  * Elastic blind stitch     QnoSMal ��AQQ  * Triple lock stitch        special **13��.  * Overcast stitch C.W. 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Cowrie St., Sechelt  / cross from the Dock,  Facial Cleansing  MakeU*p Application  Hart & Foot Ore  Hebrew Shaping  Fashion Jewelry  8853813  TtM.-Sat.1M  SECHELT- 885-2512  GIBSONS -   886-8020  CAMpbell's shoEs  I m.mmt       I  CATUPR ^00115  and   LEATHER GOODS  NEXT TO  roonvJZcctht)  885-9345  885-2912  . Mi  If  Si  Wildlife  corner  by Ian Corrance  From Bugs To Beauty  Last Wednesday I got a call  from Maryanne West, her  butterlies were coming out. I'd  never seen this before so I high  tailed it over to her place on  Gower Point.  Maryanne has been releasing  tagged monarch butterflies for  a few years now. She'll be doing  a more scientific and detailed  write-up next week, so I'll  confine myself to the  observations of an uninformed  but interested observer.  Watching for a cocoon to  open is pretty much like  waiting for a kettle to boil,  except it takes longer.  Fortunately my hosts were  excellent and while I sat crosseyed for an hour, a supply of  zucchini pancakes were passed  to me.  It's fortunate that I kept my  eyes on it, because once things  start happening, it's only a few  seconds before the butterfly is  out and beautiful.  When the monarch comes  out at first, its wings are still  mostly folded up. It has a large  body full of fluid. This fluid is  pumped into the veins in the  wings; you can actually see  them expanding and becoming  ridged.  If you've been following the  T.V. series.I Claudius, you will  remember the metamorphosis  of Caligula from a simple  emperor to a god, and all the  unpleasantries that followed.  For me, it was a relief to witness  one that can also go the other  way.  As I wrote, Maryanne will be  doing a more detailed report,  but in the meantime if you see  any butterflies with white tags  on them, leave them alone.  Budgie  If people in the Langdale  area could keep their eyes open  for a blue, male budgie, it  would be much appreciated by  Darleen Hamelin. She lost hers  on Saturday.  Apparently the bird talks...it  says the usual budgie  stuff..."Pretty Pepper," (its'  name is Pepper), "Pepper  wants a cracker," and what  have you.  It sounds as if she's really  attached to it, so if you see it,  give her a call at 886-8254.  Woops, there's a happy  ending to this story. I was down  at Ken's Lucky Dollar on  Sunday afternoon and the first  words that Mrs. Edny said to  me were, "Did a Mr. Taner get  in touch with you? He found a  blue budgie." The rest is  history, Pepper is at home  enjoying its crackers.  Gibsons Wildlife Club  This autumn's first meeting  of the Gibsons Wildlife Club  will be at 7:30 p.m. on  Wednesday, September 5,  everyone welcome.  It's hoped that a Mr. Hurst  from the Salmonid Enhancement Program will be there,  complete with films and some  vibrate boxes. The boxes (if  they come) will be imbedded in  Husdon Creek, full of salmon  eggs. Apparently there is an  80% survival rate from the  boxes. So if I get confirmation  that he's coming, I'll let you  know next week.  You've probably noticed  that there is an infestation of  wasps this year. One safety  precaution against undue  swelling from stings is to  increase your intake of vitamin  B.  If anything interesting comes  up, let me know at 886-2622,  886-7819 or 886-9151, ta.  uoa  Carefree gardening   by Sandy Loam  The waning dog-days of midsummer are upon us and now is  a good time to take inventory  of what has been splendid in the  garden, to be repeated for next  year and what has simply not  been worth the effort. The  bleached grasses of August  often reveal the need for  rethinking a few things and the  reshuffling of the small envious  notes you have taken on  gardens you have visited over  the season.  Consider maintenance. Is the  whole thing getting out of  hand? Perhaps there are a few  areas you'd rather grass over or  switch to low maintenance  shrubbery (remembering our  little friend Potentillia which  did indeed live up to all its  promises and bloom its sunny  little yellow flowers throughout  the most torrid heat waves.)  It's a good time now to dig  any new beds if you have  decided to go for expansion. If  so, do cut a nice generous curve  or loop for your new garden. A  square garden defeats the very  nature of growing things. The  same can be said for flowers  planted in marching rows.  Clumps and groupings are  much more charming with  spaces left for small shrubs and  bulbs.  After digging, place as much  straw, grass cuttings, rye and  compost as you can find over  the area to be dug in later and  start planning for colour and  height. If we start doing things  in this methodical way our  results will be much improved  instead of our more frequently  employed method of flinging in  the plants without pre-treating  the soil, in hopes of instant  flowers. 1 have made a note to  forget next year all about  supposedly exotic African  daisies. They are lean and tall  with a definite tendency to slop  over and the flower is really no  more exciting than old  fashioned Calendula which will  grow as a weed when planted  anywhere.  I intend to put in more snapdragons next year and some of  those huge brown-eyed  Gloriosa Daisies. I almost  didn't winter last year but my  snap-dragons did and have  been blooming ever since,  which makes them almost  perennial because last winter  was particularly tough on  many plants and bulbs and me!  I intend to do something  different with Schizanthus and  Impatiens next year, two  friendly little plants which  bloom so mightily with so little  From Skelly in Ottawa  Confusion on Petrocan  by Ray Skelly  Canada is one of the few  countries in the industrial  world that has no national  energy policy. That, in itself, is  quite extraordinary. In an  international situation where  whole economies are threatened by rising oil prices and  dwindling energy supplies, it is  a disastrous state of affairs.  The recent confusion over  Petro-Canada shows up some  of the problem. Since the  Second World War what little  Canadian ownership there was  in our own petroleum resources  was gobbled away by the  multmhtiSiill' corporations, to  the point where, outside of a  little co-operatively-owned  operation on the Prairies,  almost the entire industry in  Canada was either wholely or  partly owned by foreigners. At  last in 1975, the Liberals, who  had quietly overseen the  alienation of these resources  for generations, came to the  rescue���a timid rescue, at first,  admittedly. The vehicle was  Petro-Canada, a government-  owned corporation with the  specific task of increasing  "Canadian presence" in the  petroleum industry.  Slow to get started because it  lacked, until very recently, the  assets and structure to compete  Monarch emerges  This series of photographs of a Monarch butterfly  emerging from its cocoon was taken at Maryanne  West's home on Gower Point Road by Ian Corrance.  See Wildlife Column above.  with the multinationals, Petro-  Canada did well. In fact, it did  so well it offended the  Conservative Party which  receives considerable financial  support from the private oil  industry. Thus, the Conservatives argued that it was not the  place of government to be  involved in an industry that the  Almighty had placed in the  hands of the international  corporations and they  promised that, should they ever  form the government, they  would get rid of it.  Then came the Clark  government and the new Prime  Minister restated his intention^  ���t*m. '^privatize" Petro'Canada".  That. naturally threw the  operation of the corporation  into a tizzy: employees started  to worry about their jobs and  customers started to worry  about their contracts. Even the  private competition was a little  concerned about the effect of  the dismantling of the public  enterprise on the whole  industry.  If that were not enough, the  new government suddenly  pulled Petro-Canada out of its  role as the negotiator on behalf  of Canada in an important oil  import deal with Mexico.  The newspapers started  reporting that Petro-Canada  was demoralized by the whole  exercise and was at a virtual  stand-still. The Conservative  Energy Minister, Ray  Hnatyshyn, denied these  reports and then, presumably  to calm everyone's nerves, he  announced that Petro-Canada  would not be split up and sold  off to private interests. Indeed,  he said, it would continue to be  the state-owned corporation  "pursuing energy self-  sufficiency for Canada".  That was Friday, August 10.  Less than forty-eight hours  later, the Prime Minister got off  a plane from Africa, walked to  a news conference and told  reporters Petro-Canada would  indeed be sold off to the private  sector and his commitment to  "privatize" the company was  unchanged.  As Cyril Symes, the New  Democrats' energy critic  commented: "The minister of  energy apparently has come to  his senses and the Prime  Minister is yet to be  convinced."  Or, as the latest joke around  Ottawa goes, it appears that  Petro-Canada is being moved  to Jerusalem.  This week I am travelling to  Victoria, Port Angeles, Seattle  and Vancouver on the first leg  of my travels to develop a  policy paper for the NDP  Caucus on air-sea search and  rescue facilities on the West  Coast.  ���OMAN  CATHOLIC SERVICES  Rev. Angelo De Pompa,  Parish Priest  Timet of Maaaea  Saturday, 5.00 p.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons  Saturday eve. 7.30 p.m.  St. Andrews (Anglican)  PenderHarbour  Regular Sunday MasMi  9.00 a.m. Our Lady of Lourdes  Church, Sechelt Indian Reserve  (10a.m. Holy Family Church,  Sechelt  J2.00Noon St. Mary's Church,  j Gibsons  1  Confessions before Mass.  j Phone: 885-9526or 885-5201  CUD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phnnc 886-2660  Sunday School ��� 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service * 11:00a.m.  Revival* 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  9:30a.m. ��� St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886-2333  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Hlglnwij \ Mat-tin  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Kellowship 7:00  Bible Study Wednesday    7:30  I'asioi'To Hoodie  886-7107 0.886-9482  Affiliate, wilh lhc  Pentecostal Vssenthlics of  Canada  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sal.. 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sal.. II a.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drieberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883*2736  (j Church Services  "Sumnwr  Cottage Owners"  Are you concerned  about the security of your cottage  during your winter absence?  Call us - we can ease this concern.  Burglary & Fire Alarm Systems  for  Commercial, Residential, Vehicles, Boats  Peninsula  Alarm Systems  m   SSS-911S  lyj   Serving the Sunshine Coast  FREE estimates without obligation  Owners  of smaller  businesseSaaa  we provide:  . Financial assistance  > Management counselling (CASE)  �� Management training  �� Information on government  programs for business  Can we help you?  See our Representative  at: Bella Beach Motel,  Tel: 885-9561  on: September 5th  Coast News, August 28,1979 7.  to put on dark glasses and slink  out to the garden shop for some  more Chrysanthemums and I   will be looking for Snowdrop  effort on our part'. bulbs  because   they   usually  The important thing about bloom in January just exactly  all this is to look around NOW when  we  really need them.  at the height of the heat blight Happy planning and garden-  and remind yourself to write ing.  down the names of those plants  that have withstood the rigours  of watering restrictions and  neglect but still look great. In  the early Spring of optimistic  planning it is so easy to forget  the old faithfuls and go for  something new.  For this year some of my  annuals are fading and we still  have two or three months to go.  In those Autumn months we  will   still   want  colour  and  flowers for picking. I may have  CARS AND TRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  -Also-  Domestic & Industrial  Equipment  Sechelt next to the  liquor store  Gibsons at Pratt &  Hwy. 101  Seaside Rentals  885-284-3      886-2848  Freshasa DAISY!  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS  & REPAIRS  Sechell   9.30-5.30 Weekdays  Gibsons 9.00-5.30 Weekdays  Saturday 10.30-5.30 (Both Stores)  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD.  SECHELT      2 locations        GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best!  886-2200  We have a large  selection of  145 West 15th Street, North Vancouver, B.C.  Tel: 980-6571  J?%-a  f     NOTICE BOARD  SUNSHINECOMT MTI COUNCIL  Monthly mealing en tut 3rd Tuesday ol every month mnlng  In September. T.F.N.  ���MO/UN IMN  The Bargain Barn ol Ihe Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary  la open on Thursday and Salurday alternoona Irom 1:00 until  3:30. T.F.N.  OIUONI UNITfO CHURCH  Launchea lie' Sunday School on Sunday. Sept. 9/79,9:30 a.m. -  11:00 a.m. In tha Fellowship Room with breakfast being served on  'The Good Ship Qlory". Children and parents are welcome.  Teachera' training atarta Sal. Sept. 8/79 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Open lo  any Interested parties. Phone 999-1113. .36  SWAP MEET AND CRAFT FAIR  First Saturday ol every month al Madeira Part Community Hall.  10.00 a.m, lo J.00 p.m. Call 993*9296 or 863*9378 lor labia bookings  or arrive before 10.00a.m.  WOMEN'S AGLOW FELLOWSHIP  Meets every third Tuaaday ol Ihe month at Harmony Hall In Qlbsons.  Led lee of all ages welcome. Phone 668*7426 lor Information.  SUNSHINE LAPIDARY 8. CRAFTS CLUB  Club meets 1st Wednesday every month et 7:30 p.m. For Information phone 969*2379 or 999-1204 tin  PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS INC  Are you a single parent? Divorced? widowed? Separated? Never  Married? P.W.P. Is an International non-profit, non-sectarian,  educational organization devoted to the welfare and interests of single parents and their children. A chapter Is now being coordinated  on Ihe Sunshine Coset. For Information please phone Oordy al 999*  7421 or Lily at 999-9337.  PENDER HARBOUR LIBRARY HOURS  Tuesday and Thursday 1.J0 lo 9.30 p.m. 9eturdey 1.30 to 4.00 p.m.  We have enlarged the library end heve added a number of new books  ELPHINSTONE AERIAL CLUB  Meeting every second Wsdnaedey of Ihe monlh et 9 p.m.. at the Wilson Creek Club House.  NOW RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADETS  Will parade Monday, 7���9 p.m. al Sechelt Elemenlary for training  in: Search a Rescue: First Aid: Map Using: Communications: Waler  Safety: Marksmanship; etc. Interested males and lemalts egad 13  lo IS apply lor further Inlormatlon to: G.Banyay 993-9012:  R.Summerfleld 999*2190; T.Goddard 886-2659  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  Meet every Thursday sl 10:00am. Everyone welcome. For registration phone 699*9386.  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday-Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary, 11 a.m.  Sl. Aldan's Hall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1-3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church basement.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday In Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For Information osll 999- --/  9599 or 986*9037  i:iM\\iiiii{uv////nviiu//A m  A large percentage of the housekeeping  dollar is spent annually outfitting your  children for the start of the   school year.  By shopping locally, you indirectly help yourself.  Civic improvements are only possible if the governing bodies have a healthy tax base for their operations.  This is only possible in a healthy business community, supported by it's citizens.  A SUPER SALE SPECIAL in the city may look attractive, but after the added expenses of ferry fares, meals,  gasoline and impulse buying, you may well find your purse emptier than you would if you had shopped at  home. This, combined with the ease and convenience of shopping with merchant's you know personally, as  opposed to a complete day spent on ferries and in traffic, dealing with strangers, makes local shopping very  attractive.  This  Message  Sponsored  By:  The Sechelt and  The Gibsons and District  Chambers of Commerce.  Working In And For The Community  : -eeeeii���eee.eee*_ _:::���:���: ::���:���:::  ��� ��� -. -��� ���   ���' ��� * ���  ���--���.��� ������.���-������*���'���������������'������������. *������������' ���'���->���:������'���"��� .-������-:���:���:���:       :: Coast News, August 28, 1979  The Sunshine  Second Front Page  Grace Wiren remembered  by George Cooper   1   "Be sure that you are right  first, then never back down."  That was the advice that Grace  Wiren, at one time supervisor  of elementary instruction in  Sechelt School District, gave to  young teachers, and it was a  precept she lived by herself. To  that she added a finely-tuned  understanding of people,  especially children.  Grace Wiren died suddenly  last year on August 4 in  Gibsons when she had just  returned after some years  absence to attend her granddaughter's wedding. She had  turned 75 on July 22. Grace  had remained in Gibsons for  several years after her  retirement from the School  District staff but a heart  condition demanded that she  live near one of herfamily. Just  prior to her death she had been  living with one of her daughters  in Cap de Madeleine, Quebec.  Anne Burns, former  secretary-treasurer of S.D. No.  46, recalls that she and Grace,'  then Grace Curtis, taught in the  Gibsons school in 1924. Later  in the '40's, Grace taught in the  Port Mellon school and district  records show that she was on  staff when the present School  District No. 46 was formed in  1946. Her long career as school  teacher and administrator in  the district continued until  1968 when she retired. Both  Fred Holland and Les Peterson  remember their days in Miss  Curtis' classroom. "If you were  thinking of some tomfoolery,"  said Fred, "it wasn't long  before you felt her looking at  you with those piercing brown  eyes. Then you got back to  work in a hurry." And Les said,  "Hers was a classroom where  you just naturally got on with  schoolwork and we respected  her for it." Sam Reid, Gibsons  elementary principal, remembers Grace's interesting teacher  conferences. "An outstanding  supervisor," he said, "and a  friend to both me and my  wife."  Lottie Campbell who grew  up here and is at present a  teacher in Cedar Grove school  remembers Grace as a second  mother to her. "From my  14th year to age lg when I  married, I was like one of her  daughters in her home. She  took time to give me piano  lessons because she enjoyed  helping young people," said  Lottie, and added, "I  remember that she was one  never to break a confidence and  a teacher in a small  community she was always  most  discreet  about  school  matters. When I wss s student  teacher here snd then as  teacher, I soon discovered her  great ability as a teacher.  'Every child has a talent,' she  would say, 'and it is up to us to  And it and develop it.' She was  most supportive of teachers  who were just beginning the  job." Lottie recalled that Grace  was a pioneer in looking for  ways to help those children  who had extreme difficulty  learning to read. And this was  at a time when the word  dyslexia had not been heard of.  "She told me," said Lottie, "  'You will learn more by  listening when you are a  teacher than by talking.' She  acted on that advice herself."  In the days when school  inspectors expected to see class  work following to the letter  what was outlined in the  daybook, Grace was not  perturbed to be found doing  something else if it had some  good purpose. When the  inspector found her class  examining a many-tentacled  sunftsh which some youngsters  had just brought in from the  beach after recess, she told him,  "There is a teachable moment  when the children are intensely  interested, and it is up to the  teacher to use it to the full when  it occurs. And this sunftsh is  one of those moments." And  very likely he secretly agreed  with her.  In 1938 Grace was appointed  consultant in primary and  intermediate grades and two  years later, supervisor. She  continued in that position until  1967. She spent the year before  her retirement as a learning .    ... ���  assistance teacher in O'b-^lqUp-^ .   f��p  Community Plan (cont'd)  Grace Wiren, former supervisor of S.D. No. 46, is photographed in Quebec in 1976 with  three generations of her family. Daughter Leonore (Babs) on the left, and granddaughter Michele and great grand-daughter Dani in the centre.  Through student's eyes  A glimpse of government  these itty bitty things are for Ihe  good of the community. Wc  should take this and rip it up,"  Killam said in answer to  Kolibas.  VDoug Roy did not write thc  plan, we did ourselves. Hc did  our wishes," said Henry Hall.  Former Village Planner  Doug Roy was not present at  the meeting but a request was  made for his attendance at Ihe  next meeting of Ihe committee.  Unfortunately Roy will not bc  available for the meeting.  According to Morgan  Thompson, the plan "is not  going to be perfect regardless  what Hayden Killam or Henry  Hall say".  According to Hayden  Killam, the plan "limits the  power of elected officials and  bamboozles all the people who  want to do something. There is  something in the plan  somewhere saying you can't do  anything".  "I'm through at the end of  November. I don't give a  damn...I am only here as an  observer," Morgan Thompson  said at one poml in t lu*  discussion.  "Developers practically  turned up to the committee  meetings en masse. Doug Roy  had his hands full chairing  meetings as developers  practically took over," Kolibas  said following the meeting.  Kolibas said she did nol want  to "take the plan back to  square one," as I layden Killam  indicated he would like to.  The next meeting of the  Planning Commiltee will bc  held in thc Village Hall on  Wednesday, August 29 at 7:30  p.m.  by Karl Johnson  elementary.  3E=  H Gibsons United Church  launches its Sunday  school on Sunday  Sept. 9/79 9:30 a.m. -  11:00 a.m. In the  Fellowship room with  breadfast being served  on The Good Ship  Qlory. Children and  parents are welcome.  Teachers training  starts Sat. Sept. 8/79  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Open to any interested  parties.  Phone   886- 2333  ;.  THERE'S A NEW  ii  Hi^I  itf  THAT YOU  ALREADY KNOW  On the fifth day of the  Forum for Young Canadians  we travelled to the Lester B.  Pearson Building (External  Affairs Building) for the  day's sessions.  The topic of our discussion was, "Canada and the  World". Mr. J.D. Hadwen,  Brigadier-General Wiseman, and Mrs. Catley-  Carlson took part in this  panel discussion. Mr. J. D.  Hadwen is from the  Department of External  Affairs. Brigadier-General  Wiseman currently retains  of Director  Policy Planning  in the Department* of  National Defense. Mrs.  Catley-Carlson is presently  the Vice-President of the  Multilateral Programme  Branch of the Canadian  International Development  Agency.  Mr. Hadwen outlined the  role the Department. of  External Affairs plays in the  area of foreign aid and  relations. Mr. .Hadwen  discussed the role Canada  plays in some Asian  Countries. For example, in  Singapore, Canada aids,  (through money and  expertise) in the Banking  and Central services  systems. While in some  countries that are relatively  independent from foreign  aid, like Burma, Canada may  only participate by exchanging ideas.  Brigadier-General Wiseman's oratorical style was  refreshing   in   comparison  with some of the speakers  we had heard during the  course of the forum.  Brigadier General Wiseman  answered our questions  frankly and to the point. We  discussed: Canada's  defense policy, the reasons  Canada is a member of Nato  and Norad, Canada's role as  an international peacekeeper, and the Defense  Department's role in the  protection of Canada's  national interest.  Mrs. Catley-Carlson  discussed the programmes  sponsored by the Canadian  International Development  Agency. Their programmes  include, food aid, and  community development  projects.  The topic of the next  session was Human Rights.  We were received by Mrs. R.  Cadieux, Privacy Commissioner of the Canadian  Human Rights Commission.  Mrs. Cadieux discussed the  Canadian Human Right  Code. Mrs. Cadieux also  explained why the Human  Rights Code should be  entrenched in the Constitution.  After lunch we discussed  the Judicial System with Mr.  Louis Duclos. Mr. Duclos is  presently employed by the  Law Reform Commission.  Mr. Duclos discussed the  function of Canada's major  courts and the function of  the Law Reform Commission.  Upon completion of our  discussion on the legal  system we went to the  Supreme  Court.  We  were  received by Mr. Hofley, the  Registrar of the Supreme  Court of Canada and  Supreme Court Judge  Justice J. Beetz. Mr. Hofley  discussed his duties as  registrar of the Supreme  Court. Justice J. Beetz spoke  on the topic of the function  of the Supreme Court and  his duties as a Supreme  Court Judge. When we  completed this session we  travelled back to Ashbury,  College for dinner.  After dinner we discussed  the question of National  Unity. We divided into  groups of twelve and  analyzed the situation. Our  group consisted of students  frOrf tiij" oVovihces   of  Canada. We discussed such  points as: what are the  reasons behind Quebec's  action? What are thc  problems associated with  maintaining a bilingual  country? Whaf effect would  separation have on the  economy of the Maritimes,  and what'is the difference  between separation and  sovereignty-a s so ciation?  We prepared a statement  which answered these  questions and many others.  I represented my group and  presented the statement to  the Forum students. We  found emotional arguments  were unavoidable in a  discussion of this type, but  they were minimal. After  each group stated their  opinions and ideas on the  current situation we sang  together ,a beautiful  rendition of O Canada in  English and French. The  discussion was so stimulating that many studcntslook  petitions home to bc signed  with the hope of encouraging Canada to remain  unified. Now, especially  since the dale of thc  referendum has been  announced, wc have little  time to sit idle as our country  counts down to the most  important date in Canadian  History.  Hospital  Annual  Meeting  The annual general meeting  of St. Mary's Hospital Society  will be held in the Senior  Citizens Hall, Mermaid Street,  Sechelt, B.C. on September 26,  1979, al 7:30 p.m.  Vacationers enjoy the summer weather in the vicinity of Roberts Creek's leakinq  propane tanks last week.  FREE INSPECTION  ?  ]  Quality Floor Coverings  WE  MEASURE  UP  To  Our Customers'  Expectations  In Roberts Creek  Propane leaking  A small leak was reported last week in the Canadian Propane  tanks at Roberts Creek. Thc leak was reported to be aboul the  equivalent of the amount of gas from a propane cigarette lighter.  Fire Chief Glen Kraus of the Roberts I leek Volunteei Fire  Department investigated Ihe leak in company with Ihe lire  Commissioner from Vancouver and said thai Canadian Propane  have agreed to upgrade the condition ol the tank. The upgrading  will consist of purging the tank, supervised by thc Roberts Creek  Fire Department, and replacing the volume gauge which is the  source of the leak.  Fire Chief Glen Kraus stressed Ihe fact thai lhc co-operation he  received from lhc local Canadian Propane representatives could  not have been better. Corrective work on the leak, which was in a  seal in the volume gauge, is expected to take place iu Ihe near  future.  The lease for Ihe propane tanks on Roberts (reek wharf has  about four more years to ruti. It is hoped Ihat upon ils expiration  it will be possible to locate thc tanks in an oil tank farm further  removed from residential areas.  Birthday celebration  Ken De tries & Son Ltd.  ��'i^o   Two Locations to Serve Yoi  886-7112.  Friends and family of Mary  Agnes Edwards gathered in  Gibsons on August 25 for a  very special birthday  celebration���Mrs. Edwards'  90th.  Mrs. Edwards has lived in  Gibsons for the past five years  with her daughter Pat. She has  II grandchildren, 20 greatgrandchildren and two great-  great grandchildren.  Born in London, England in  1889, Mrs. Edwards came to  Canada in 1912 where she met  John Arthur Edwards in  Squamish. They were wed in  1913 and were the parents of  five daughters before his death  in alogging accident in 1931).  All five daughters; Vera,  Sylvia, Mavis, Dorothy and Pat  met with some fifty other  relatives lo honour their  mother's birlhday. ���MMMMMMMMMMi  MMMi  10.  Coast News, August 28,1979  Golf  news  by Ernie Hume  Ton) Milstead and Jim Budd  battled   an   extra   hole   last  Sunday in the Senior Men's  Sunshine Coast Golf Tournament to decide the winner. Jim  Budd sank his par putt to win  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Reference:  Paint AtUnwm  Ued.Aug.29  0340  Pacific  Standard Time  Fri.Aug.31  I mill  2II5  6.0 0530  I2.2 1300  9.2 1750  13.4 2250  thurs. Aug. 30  0435  1125  205  Sat.Sept.I  1410  5.1  12.5  13.0  13.1  10.0    1903  13.2    2355  13.0  ��� Groceries ��Fi.  hing Tackle  ��� Sundries ��� Timex Watches  Open 9-  -9  Oays a Week  Sun.Scpt.2  0740  3.7  1505  13.7  2025  10.6  Mon.Sept.3  0I1S  13.1  0835  3.1  1555  14.2  2120  10.1  Tues.Sept.4  0220  13.4  0920  2.6  1640  14.7  2215  9.3  =^s==^^=^^i\   with a 143.  this year's championship.  Tommy Milstead took the  runner-up spot. Both men shot  a gross 36 hole score of 155.  In the 0 to 20 handicap flight,  Jack Anderson came in with a  net 134, with Ted Kurluk  carding a low net of 136.  The low net score of the  tournament was scored by Cliff  Sangster with a low net 131. In  the same 21 and over handicap  flight Carl Nelson, one of our  oldest and popular members,  shot 142 for 36 holes.  The Ladies 36 hole  Championship Tournament  was played August 21 and 22.  The leader for the first day's  play was Lil Bullied, who went  on to turn in a first class score  of 159 for 36 holes and an easy  win of the Ladies' Championship. Runner-up was Virginia  Douglas with a score of 172.  In the first flight of 0 to 29  handicap was Betty Turnball  with a net score of 139,  followed by Doreen Mathews  with 140. Second flight 30 to 36  low net winner was hazel  Wright with a.score of 138,  lowest, net of the tournament.  Helen  Millburn took second  �� New soccer approach  Some ferocious action at the Medieval Games of last year.  Second Annual Games and Banquet  Beginning on Saturday,  September 8, Doug Elson will  be initiating a new approach to  soccer for the smaller folk.  Basically, the plan is to  emphasize the development of  correct soccer techniques  rather than competition.  The budding soccer players  will be using a modified field  with appropriately-sized goals  and a size 3 ball. Each week,  there will be "games" for the  practice of the skills, but the  composition of the teams will  alter each week and there will  be only seven or eight on each  side. This ensures each player  the maximum opportunity to  come in contact with the ball.  Dr. Robbins, a strong  proponent of mini-soccer,  points out in an article from the  Level I Coaching Manual of  the Canadian Soccer Association, that, although in this last  century we have come to  recognise children as other  than "miniature adults", we  ignore their individual  differences when it comes to  baseball and hockey we fall  into the trap of thinking how  cute the children look dressed  up in their full sports  equipment���sometimes unable  to move���and being blinded to  the real needs of the child.  In this same article, Dr.  Robbins comments on the  good example of T-ball for  young children. "The game  teaches the basics and as a skill  develops, the child can move on  successfully to the game of  baseball."  From the coach's point of  view, there will not be the drive  to produce "winners" but  rather the objective of  developing each boy's potential  in an atmosphere of fun and  social interaction with his  friends.  If this sounds like the sort of  soccer your 7 - 8 year old boy  wants to play, he can meet with  Doug Elson at Gibsons  Elementary School at 10:00  a.m. on Saturday, September 8.  For further information, phone  Doug at 886-2534, after 6:00  885-9666  SWANSON'S  Ready-Mix Ltd.  Quality Concrete  *9    Excavating Ltd.    O  Wharf Road, Box 172  Sechelt, B.C.  Septic Systems  Excavations   Drainfields  885-5333  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand-Gravel  Dump Trucks  m ���" -| ��� -a _       _ m. sports, in Basketball, iooioau,    p.m.  Mediaeval celebration      Fiction corner  Gibsons Ready Mix  WORKING  IN THE COMMUNITY  886-9412  "Drainrock "Washed Rock  ���Sand ��R0acj Mulch  *FIII "Concrete Anchors!::  Avail. $20  ^Monday���Friday 8a.m.���5 p.m.  In celebration of the  Medieval Period (1200 to 1599  A.D.) the White Tower will be  holding the second annual  games and banquet on the  Labour Day weekend,  September 1st and 2nd.  Two days of medieval games,  contests, combat and medieval  craft fair will culminate in a  grand banquet replete with  medieval costumary and  entertainment.  Entertainment for the  weekend will be provided by  pipers and jester from  Vancouver, an alchemist  complete with fire and  brimstone, medieval style  guitarist and clarinet player.  Because the banquet is  limited to 101 persons,  attendance is limited to  invitation only. All those  people who have received  invitations but have not yet  answered are asked to do so.  Those who attended last years'  banquet but did not receive an  invitation are asked to contact  Gilbert De Frey at 886-7029.  HUNT SAFELY  And You May Be Around To  Hunt Next Year...  Follow These Commandments:  Always wear bright cap and vest so that  other Hunters can see you easily.  Always carry extra matches, hunting knife,  plenty of ammunition, a chocolate bar and a  length of rope when going into the bush.  Always inform someone where you are  going and approximately when you will be  back.  Also carry a Compass and USE IT before  going into unfamiliar country.  Neyer carry a loaded firearm in a car. It's  dangerous and it's illegal.  Be sure of your target, before you squeeze  the trigger.  Always carry your gun so that the muzzle is  under control at all times.  Guns must alwys be unloaded when carried  into camp, or not in use.  Make sure barrel and action are clear of  obstructions.  Unattended guns should be unloaded.  Never shoot at flat or hard objects or the  surface of water.  Avoid alcoholic drinks.  There is no place for the careless hunter or  the hunter who causes vandalism. Just  remember the next time you put a rifle to  your shoulder "Think, your trigger can't."  Obey the rules of safe gun handling and  insist that others who hunt with you do the  same, and you will be around to hunt the  next year.  Have your vehicle  completely checked  before going-  a) tire* ��� condition and pressures?  b) balancing ���shimmy and shakes?  c) alighnmenl ��� wanders and pulls?  d) front end suspension ��� worn and loose parts?  e) shocks ��� bouncing and wandering?  f) brakes ��� worn out, pulling?  g) exhaust systems ��� leaking?  oastai Tires  TIRE & SUSPENSION  CENTRE  886-2700  1 Mile West of Gibsons  am  mmm  All those planning to attend  the banquet are reminded that  it would be appreciated if you  would come fully costumed,  but failing that, a dagger (for  eating) and a bottle of wine are  a must.  Guest of honour at the  banquet will be Robert "Relic"  Clothier.  Prizes will be awarded for  games and tourneys. The final  event will be the Combat of  Champions���medieval combat  in the extreme using blade*  sword and axe with armor.  Winner of competitions will  automatically be invited to the  banquet. Competition is open  to the Village of Gibsons and  all entrants may register that  day. A nominal entrance fee  will be charged to qualify for  Grand Champion. Total points  possible in the games is 932  with extra points in each  competition awarded to those  dressed in medieval costume.  The games will be held at the  corner of Stewart and North  Road. For all visitors in  Gibsons, signs will be posted  from the Langdale Ferry  Terminal.  Official opening of the games  will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.  Events will begin following the  opening and run throughout  the day.  Events  Children's Games  Quarter Stave on Log - two  entrants start on opposing  sides of a log and attempt to  reach the other side.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds al Campbell's  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  Battle Axe Throw - similar to  loggers axe throw but with a  heavier weight.  Pig Jousting - temas of two pig-  a-back will try to dismount  other teams. Winners will be  last remaining team.  Bull Dogging - a field of  participants will rush the 50-  yard field. Last man  remaining uncaptured by bull  dog is the winner.  Archery Events  Wagon Wheel Shoot - target  shooting through spinning  wheel.  Ringing Bell - swinging bell  target from 10 yards and  increasing distances.  Willow Wand -' 10, 20, 30 and  40 yard target shooting.  Saracen Shoot - target will be  Peter the Saracen, bow maker  in the Middle Ages for Prince  John in the time of Richard  the Lion Heart.  Practice will be allowed all  day for the Saracen shoot.  Participants for the games  will be coming from as far as  Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico  and Vancouver.  People within the White  Tower Society are asked to use  authentic materials and  costumes, no polyesters or  plastics.  Anyone willing to lend a  clarinet and large punch bowl is  asked to contact Gilbert De  Frey at 886-7029.  Gilbert is also interested in  obtaining a squire for the  festivities. Duties would  include attending to De Frey  for the duration of the games;  fights to banquet.  wt a a tta wa at it* wa w va in wa wa it* wa ma wa wa wa wa wawawx'  This Isn't Just A Yard Sale,  It's A  YARD SALE  Rain or Shine!  Furnace Blower  Mini Bike  Consol Combination  Stereo/Radio  Floor Polisher  Bicycles  Tires  Electric Guitar  Armstrong Celling  Tile  Z-Brick  Electee Heater  Panels  Squared Main Box  with Breakers  Buffet  Barbell Set  Kitchen Table  Archery Sets  Bar-B-Que  Bar Equipment  Glasses, Dishes  Books  Pictures & Frames  Polaroid SX-70  Telephone Table  Recliner  Freezer  Stove  Dryer  Portable Car Vacuum  Clothes, Toys,  Household Items  Cameras, Games  Purses, Boots, Shoes  Extension Mirrors  AM-FM Car Radio  Coffee Table  Lamps  Box of Lamps  Iron, Mixer  Hair Dryer  Moms old living-room  curtains  Chest of Drawers  Skates  Skiis  Records  T-J  Tools  Garden Equipment  Drill 1/4" drive  Pole Lamp  Zodiac Plaque  Scale  Gate Open  SUNDAY, SEPT. 2nd  at 11:00 a.m.  Veterans Rd. & Hwy. 101   Look For Sign   "Snow" Part III  by L.R. Peterson  Again Selma found that she  could not maintain her interest  in a book. Now it was she who  glanced at the piano in her  aimless itinerary of the room.  She felt almost afraid to touch  the keyboard. Suppose it was  the instrument itself that wove  its spell about the player,  holding him and leading him  on from the first note he  released? Her fingers tingling at  the feel of the keys, and half  expecting an entire representation of her thoughts to issue  forth, she pressed a chord.  "I play the part of the male  animal. I observe the functions  of the animal that is alone. I  simply live."  Maybe it was the playing  combined with the thought; the  identification of the music with  the mood; the projection of the  physical creation of sound as  an embodiment of the ethereal  philosophy of the player...  "It is wise for the alone to  dwell but sparingly on the  subject of loneliness... There is  only so much of life. It does not  double in the companionship  of two, or treble in the  company of three... They do  not wish to offend by their  abstraction; they wish simply  be left alone."  Perhaps such a philosophy,  intrinsically illogical, was trie  logical outcome of the  circumstances out of which it  sprang. Perhaps���but she  could not let her thoughts  accommodate themr Ives. The  perspective was warped; the  viewpoint out of place. No  quantity of disassociated ones  can make a world. The fringes  of life can hold a few of them,  but there is room for none at its  centre, nor for many anywhere  within it. Yet she could not help  but feel that he did not know  himself where he belonged. She.  wondered, as the sounds of the  chord died away, whether she  herself knew, and whether she  could tell him if she did know.  Madray's skis hissed over the  wet snow. It was the first heavy  fall of the season, and he must  check the tiny mining  operation that yielded him the  means with which to lead a  simple life.  This was not ski country.  Tall balsam firs held circles of  bare ground about their trunks,  leaving the snow heaped  unevenly between. Undergrowth reached above its  surface to catch at the  encumbering planks. Clogged  canyons running down to the  lake sometimes forced him to  remove the skis entirely where  his tote trail crossed on  primitive log bridges.  It was mid-afternoon by the  time he had completed his  chores at the mine site. It woujd  be dark before he reached  home, he realized, even if he  were to hurry. And now a silent  file of flakes told him that the  snow, which had eased off  earlier, was on its way again.  One more ravine to cross,  then the trail led along an easier  route. He was nearly across the  bridge when he fell. His foot  touched an icy sheath under the  new layer and he was falling  through   space.   He   landed  upright, but the skis across his  shoulder destroyed his balance.  One foot, plunging through the  snow accumulated in the cleft,  found an uneven surface, and  shot from under him. A searing  pain flashed up his leg, to  explode in a ball of fire and  then a wave of darkness in his  brain. _ . .  To be continued  GIBSONS  LANES  Hwy 101  Leagues Start Sept. 4th  $2.00 Reg. Fee  All Adult Bowlers  Coffee Leagues: (Ladies)  Tues. & Wed. 9:30 a.m.  Wed. 1:00 p.m.  Night Leagues:  Mon. 8:00 p.m. (Classic-Average  180 ft over)  Tues. - Wed. - Thurs.  Golden Age: (Swingers) over 60 years  Tues. 1:30 p.m.  Y.B.C. (Youth Bowling Council)  $2.00 Reg. Fee  Bantams: Sat.9:00a.m.  Ages - up to 7 years - 2 games  8 to not 11 years as of Dec. 31  -3 games  Juniors:   Wed. 3:30 p.m. - 3 games  Not 14 years as of Dec. 31  Seniors: Sun. 7:00 p.m. - 3 games  Not 18 years as of Dec. 31  GIBSONS LANES  For Information Phone  886-2086  ............ Come cry with me   by Ann Napier  Dear Ann,  I find a great puzzle in my  friends. Some of them profess  to be very religious. They are  not generous people. I guess  there are givers and takers in  this life. I find these people are  more takers. If I have a lot of  something I usually share it.  They sell or trade, but seldom  give. It's ok, but I doubt their  sincerity.  Sad.  Dear Sad,  Well there are so many  differences without religion, I  don't think religion mikes the  difference. Some people are  happy by sharing, others Just get  no kick from throwing bread on  the waters. I think all the good  you do warms your own heart  too, and I believe your example  spurs your friends to exchange  favours. Not all perhaps, but  some.  Dear Ann,  I can't believe the people that  go to the beach. They are in a  state of undress that reveals all.  Most of the time it would be  better to cover up what they are  showing. Can't they tell they  aren't that good looking? I find  it funny or annoying.  Needing Dark Glasses.  Dear Needing,  Maybe you do. I have just the  opposite feeling, the body is a  wonderful mechanism doing our  bidding. I think it's physically  and mentally healthy to blend  body and mind with the sea, sky  and air. The vitamin D from the  sun is beneficial and if everyone  swam and took in sun all their  life I think they'd be happier and  healthier. Anytime you can just  enjoy being alive, I'm for it. Salt  water and sunshine are very  beneficial to one's skin. The  exercise more so. Just wear sun  screen and appreciate a body  that does so many things for us,  even if not a standard beautiful  model.  Dear Ann,  When the person you are in  love with is often away for  extended periods, is it unnatural to want to go out with  others in the meantime? I get so  lonely at times and feel I'm  sitting life out. I don't wish to  harm our relationship but, I  like to be with people, go to  parties and dances.  Part-time Lover.  Dear Part-time Lover,  Sure, why not. If you go alone  and come home alone. I can't see  that it will harm your romance.  If you fill in with someone else  and you're steady finds out, be  prepared for a breakup, few  people   are   big   enough   to  overlook a stand-in.  Dear Ann,  I am so annoyed at my dear  husband. He has to be  reminded to brush his teeth and  shave. It's as though he forgets  his appearance. He takes a bath  thank heavens, changes  clothes, but leaves out the  finishing touches.. What to do?  Weary.  Dear Weary,  Maybe he is too. That's  usually the case; one gets too  hot to care. With some people,  grooming and hygiene are  automatic. With others they  need a reminder. At least you  don't have to get in the tub and  lure him in as some women I  know  do.  Pleasantly remind  him���provide  nice  shaving  cream and have everything in  sight or easy reach.  Dear Ann,  My sweetheart is a very  untidy housekeeper. She leaves  things around and ignores the  dust. I want to marry her but  wonder if she'll improve and  with a child she could leave  some un-pleasant things lying  about. What do you think?  Worried.  Dear Worried,  I see what you mean. If she  has her things hanging about and  the dust is thick, perhaps she'll  leave smelly diapers around and  have even less time to do  housework. Well, resolve to get a  hit nf Mn in or do some work  Coast News, August  yourself. Some people are slow  and disorganized. I can't see  much change possible.  Sorry.  Dear Ann,  My friends gave me a  surprise party. I feel quilty  because I wasn't grateful. I am  to be married soon. I was  shopping and out all day. I  hadn't been home long when  here they all came, dressed up,  which I wasn't. I felt really bad  my hair wasn't done. I had on a  nondescript dress for shopping,  felt hot and tired���certainly off  balance��� my apartment  wasn't that tidy, so my  enjoyment of the evening was  dimmed by the surprise of it all.  28,1979 11.  More like shock. What should I  have done?  Unready.  Dear Unready,  I sympathize, it's nice to put  our best foot and appearance  forward, but being gracious is  more important. You could  sneak away and brush your hair  and freshen your make-up, or  even slip into something more  dressy, but I know it's  distressing not to be showered  and the house in order, flowers,  and really ready. Surprise  parties are usually planned in  away that the person dresses up  for a show or dinner out, where  just about to leave, the party  descends or takes the person lu  someone elses house which is  kinder.  ACCOMMODATION  BIG MAPLE  fO'J  - rAff  w  Skm 23  lonnicBROoi  LODGE  Ocean Beach Esplanade  Gower Point Road  Gibsons, B.C.  Enjoy home-cooked meals in  cozy dining room overlooking  the private beach.  Skm 9  886-9033  Cfta  s  'nut  ourc  Inlet Avenue  Centre of Sechelt  i: 17 modern units  * Kitchen units ft ColourT.V  ���ft Wall to wall carpeting  CIom to shopping a Billing  885-9314 Owner-Operator  Skm 27        Cliff It Liz Lindsey  Ole's    Cove,  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  ���ft Excellent dining facilities  ���ft Heated swimming pool  ft Sauna  ft Cocktail lounge  Under New Management  Skm48      Tel: 885-2232  Duncan  Cove  Resort  "follow signs on  Sinclair Bay Road"  Garden Bay, B.C.  Cottage* Motel Unlta Trailer  Sites   Laundromat   Boat and  Tackle Rentals Ramp Moorage  Propane  SanltaryDump  Skm 74 883-2424  \w  mr  BELLA BEACH MOTEL  UNDER NEW  OWNERSHIP  On the beach at Davis Bay  1&2bdrm.  housekeeping unlta.  ColourT.V.      Cable  Halkonens, 885-9561  R.RJ1 (Davis Bay)  Sechelt, B.C. VON SAO  To the scenic  SUNSHINE COAST  PUBLIC HOUSE  24 hrs  YOUR  HOSPITALITY  DIRECTORY  lox  1126,:  ���   <*.,.,., Gibsons,B.C.;  J   aafly SkmS    WN1V0    !  MARINAS & RECREATION "���"  Ctbars.  inn  MON - SAT  NEIGHBOURHOOD  PUBLIC HOUSE  Across Irom Sunnycrest Mall  SkmS Qlbsons886-9815  AUTOMOTIVE  ���BLUE SKY MOTEL*  "On the waterfront at  Davis Bay"  Overlooking   Georgia   Strait  and the Islands  SLEEPING a HOUSEKEEPING UNITS  Colour Cablevision k  Complimentary Coffee  skm 24 885-9987  ��� Skm  RESTAURANTS  RJiggers  oost  Restaurant  In Ihe Pender Harbour Hotel-  Madeira Park  Open: Monday - Saturday  7.30a.m.-10p.m.  Sundaye    I0a.m.-9p.m  i Reservations Recommended ���  skm es      883-9311  <bunnuciEi.t  d/iotoxJioteL  Hwy. #101,  Upper Gibsons  Sleeping k Honaekeeplng  Unite  Individual tubs & showers  Colour Cablevision  Close to new Shopping Mall  SkmS 886-9920  fzutaptan  HONDA  $arts  24885-9466  Edgewater  ��SERVICE  Ltd.  in upper Gibsons  across from mall  COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICE  7:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.  7 days a week  skm 27.2 886-9962  GIBSONSSHELL  SERVICE  Downtown Gibsons  Monday thru Saturday  8a.m.��� 8p.m.  Sunday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m,  General Service  Skms 886-2572  GIBSONS MOTORS  LTD.  Shaw Road, across from  Sunnycrest Mall  TOTAL MECHANICAL  REPAIR  for all Model  Cars & Trucks  Open  Mon.���Fri. I a.m.���5 p.m.  SkmS 886-7611  ,...t4Ullliiiliiiia  Pen-Ga  Marina  & Shipyards  Full Marina Service & Engine  Repair to all Makes  Diving-Moorage-MarineWays  883-2535  NOBLE CHARTERS  Salmon Sport Fishing  1 to 4 person charter  Why rent a boat and tackle  when for about the same price  you can have a professional  guide and fully equipped  boat at your disposal?  Phone JOLLY ROGER  MARINA 885-3529  Or Garry Noble 883-9134  Vr/vHc  Moorage���     ioosMps  ���Permanent & Transient  Block & Party Ice  Peaceful Quiet Setting  SKm52 885-3529  UZ5T" C'j  RGSTdURMIT  "On the waterfront  at Davis Bay  Open 7 days a week  Specializing in Spanish  Paella and Seafood  ���fully licensed premises*  PLEASE PHONE FOR  RESERVATIONS  Skm 24i 885-2911  famUy  Restaurant  'Uptown Plaza'  Cafe and  Dining Room  Breakfasts,  _ Lunches, Dinners,  Specializing In Greek Food"  SkmS   (aftar6:30p.m.)  open7dayiaweek  ��� ���> licensed premises ->  THE HERON  GOOD_WHOLESOME  FOOD  7-5,7 days a week  Try Our  Nightly Specials  and  Salad Bar  SkmS Gower Pt. Road  Gibsons Harbour  SALON  GIFTS  FACIAL SALON  LAUREL RD., OAVIS BAY  # Specializing In facials  (maaaage)and mini-facials  t Manicures (cream or plain)  Eyebrow arching  # Make-up  # Nutrl-metlcs, cosmetics  By appointment   685-9328  s*p*rs<r>aa��T^er*t��mr7>rr*tiA}.  :|l*p��HeV<i<SrtHK>4<%  Helen's  Fashion  Shoppe     J  ��� <f*e  ft   CniKianlra       -  Wu  uccaneer  Marina  Secret Cove, B.C  JERVIS INLE  PRINCESS LOUISA  BAY CRUISE Tuea. and Thura  (July and August)  2���4 hour scenic cruises  available other days in surrounding area.  skm si 885-9563  The Pender Harbour  Fisherman's Resort  & Marina  Garden Bay, B.C.  BOAT RENTALS  9H.P.���40 H.P.  Bait, Ramp, Moorage, Waterfront cabins, and R.V.Sites  Skm 72  883-2336  Madeira  Marina  MARINE SALES  & SERVICE  OMC, Evinrude, Volvo,  Honda, Chrysler, Mercruiser  Honaekeeplng Unite,  Campaign, Fishing Tackle,  Party k Block Ice.  Madeira Park, B.C.  Skm t>i 883-2266  \Cono ^'V\aiina  j       cJ^EiQxt I  Th*Sport Fithwman'a ParadlM  i Modern Housekeeping Cabins  ((Camping, Boat Rentals  Tackle, Bait, Ice.  Q��a-Oil-Outboard Mix  Madeira Park, B.C.  MERCURY SALES  AND SERVICE  Certified Mechanics  Marine Ways, Moorage,  Launching Ramp  Silverline Boats  COHO MARINA RESORT  883-2248  SiviiTTyi  Manna Lt<J.  HENRY J. SMITH -OWNER  *lce& Bait  'Fishing Tackle  p.��� box 96     886-7711  GIBSONS, B.C. VON 1V0  CAMPING  65 C.S. ��� some on beach  Full Facilities  HORSE RIDING  By Reservation  Instruction & Supervised  Trail Rides  * BONNIEBROOK *  CAMP & TRAILER  c*.   ��� PARK  Skm9  Gower Point  886-2887   * 886-9033  Irvines Landing  Marina  PenderHarbour    r^/'NE  Marine gu, bait, .j:^=^  tackle, moorage  boat rentals, 1-aaaaaa.l.la.g ramp  Ice, campground facilities.  Waterfront Reatanrant  * licensed Premises*  Skm 72 883-2296  if  Gifts & Souvenirs  Everything for  the Ladles  Glbaona Secheh  886-9941        885-9222  <��%&'i*frHfr<&  SUNSHINE COAST  BRITISH COLUMBIA  ieaview Gardens  CtilDSMaWaalarnFoixl  Lower Gibsons  Tues.-Thurs.  ll:30a.m,-9p.m.  Fri. & Sat.  11:30a.m.-10p.m.  Sun. 11:30a.m.-9p.m.  Tae Out Available  Skm 5 886-9219  ~3S  *   CENTRE  HARDWARE  AND GIFTS  883-9914  Fishing Tackle  Housewares, Giftwares  Hardware, fr,Q,  Small Appliances XJS  V��t Shoppe       g��\\  Pender Harbour Centre  Skm 62     in Madeira Park  BOOKS*  ���POSTW|��7*MAPS  CARDS^*ajmW BOOKS  it Tourist  Information  it Complete  Selection of Books  Skms       886-9711  COM,  SUPPLIES  RESTAUBAflr  Wharf St. Sechelt, B.C.  CHINESE &  CANADIAN  CUISINE  5km27.2i        885-2511  t,  ���CANADIAN PROPANE  GAS & OIL LTD.  Sarvlo��WorlionAIIO��Appll1Ma  Compwtt II ni m Metric Aqm  Tuea.  WMtertDryan  CANADIAN/  ���arkVO't I       II       I  Full Una ol R.V. Appllanoaa  Porpoise Bay Rd.    885-2360  AC RENTALS  &BUIUNNG  SUPPLIES  Highway 101 ���  Francis Peninsula  Ml  Rentals,  Garden Centre"  & Building Supplies  skm 61  883-2585  7<t?tW*  ^  Garden Bay Store  Ice-Propane-Frozen Bait  Groceries-Meat-Produce  Chevron gas, oil & supplies  Open 7 days a week  8 a.m.-Midnight  883-2253  I.G.A.��  Fresh Meats and  Produce  Open Mon.-Sat.,  9-6  PenderHarbour  Centre  In Madeira Park  9km Si  ��arictp  Jfoobs!  HEALTH FOOD  and DELICATESSEN  Snacks in the Sun  Just Past  Ken's Lucky Dollar  Gibsons  8km.8       886-2936  KENS     Gibsons, B.C.  ��� Large aelecUone  of gnmlee  and Import fooda  ��� Non-food section  include* camper Hen*  STORE HOURS  9 a.m. loll p.m.  Friila.i Ifl 7 p.m.  Sundat III a.m. lo 5 p.m.  "It will pay you to stop  Skm5 and shop with us."  THE COMPLETE FOOD  STORE  KEN'S  Gibsons. B.C.  Open 7 days a week  ��� Freeh balmy prodncta  bom our bakery  ��� Freeh and cooked meets  ��� Flneetfreoh produce  ��� lee, pop, Ice cream,   and dairy prodecte ������������������pppp  ������*���*������  Coast News, August 28,1979  birth/  announcement/  obituotk/  Phone the Coast News  for this free service  Announcing the birth of baby boy,  Tyler Augustine Robert Nooski, a  brother for Angelina Star and  Charmine Lee. Born to the proud  parents Amy and Larry Nooski on  August 2,1979, weighing 9 lbs. 8'/:  oz. Proud grandparents are  Madeline and Johnny Joe Dixon  of Sechell and Caroline and  Donald Peters of Fori Fraser.  E��S  *��������*:  E��a  A Gibsons Legion Branch "109  V      Presents     V  BOOGIE KINGS  Aug. 31 & Sept. 1   9:00 -1:00 a.m.  Lunches available 11.30 - 2:30 p.m. daily  Saturday 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.  ttawwawi-triwt-iwfiM inu g^t-a-n-ira-iris*.  Born to Alan and Wendy, twin  boys, August 18.  Dennis & Alexis Davison are  proud to announce the birth  of Heather Anne, a sister for  Erin and Susan. Born Aug.  18,9 lbs. 12 oz., in St. Mary's  Hospital.  1 wish lo thank everyone who  organized my beautiful retirement  party, and all the many people for  their good wishes and gifts. The  warmth and friendliness I have  experienced during thc twenty-  eighl years I have been connected  with the Post Office are very  precious to me and have added  much to my happiness in, and my  love for Halfmoon Bay. Thank  you all. Grace Rutherford.  Many thanks to friends and  relatives in our time of sorrow for  their kind thoughts, cards and  flowers. Much appreciation to Dr.  Walton and the nurses also.  Thc Plourde Family.  Gibsons School of Theatre Dance  open for private tuition during  Summer. All levels Ballet, Tap,  Jazz. 886-2531. tfn  Pottery Sale Sat. Sept. I, 12:00  - 4:00 p.m. behind the bookstore in  Sechelt. Hand built stoneware by  Diane Nicholson. #35  McKenna: passed away August 21,  1979, Ralph McKenna, late of  Sechelt in his 75th year. Survived  by close friends Ray & Mona  Desroches and their daughter  Julia. Funeral service was held  Saturday, August 25 at the Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev. D.  Brown officiated. Interment  Seaview Cemetery.   Netterfield, Wilfred Harmon(Boo)  of Grantham's Landing died  August 26, 1979 al the age of 70.  He is survived by his loving wife  Fern, one daughter Beverly  Kerstel, five step-sons; Neil Lavery  and Keith, Gordon, Byron and  Wayne Hoover, 13 grandchildren,  one brother and one sister.  Memorial services will be held  Wednesday, August 29 al 3 p.m. in  the Vancouver Crematorium  Chapel, 41st and Fraser St.,  Vancouver. Flowers gratefully  declined. Devlin Funeral Home,  Directors.  work wonted  wonted  wonted  nmmmmm^m  Transcendental Meditation  program (TM) as taught by  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.  Personal and private instruc*  *tign.j86-*79fl8. tfti  m  Capable Nurse/Companion/  Driver etc. for private Home  Duties. Day or Night. 886-7909.  #37  Wanted - Live in companion for  elderly, couple. Light housekeeping. Some nursing experience  preferred but not necessary.  References please. Call 886-9906  after 7:00. #36  Timber wanted: Fir, hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  D&0 Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886-7891'or 886-7700. tfn  Used 35 mm camera preferably  with speeds up to 1,000th of a  second. Phone the Coast News,  886-2262, 886-7817 or 885-9210.   #tfh  Portable sawmill to cut on 50/50  lumber split. Write Box 859,  Sechell. stating size capacity and  or price quotes. #36  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032. tfn  10 Panabode logs, 8 ft. or better.  Phone 886-9324. #35  Wanted to Buy: Electric cement  mixer. 886-2840. MS  Wanted to Buy: Homestead  acreage with stream near or  beyond Pender harbour.  Reasonably private. Box 653,  Gibsons or 886-9443. #37  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L4K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creek  opportunitie/  tfn  Allan Crane the Doyen of the  Sunshine Coast's record  collectors (although the  youngest!) is interested in any  old gramophone records you  may have or know about.  Premium prices for unusual early  operatic items. 885-9210.  2 wheel bike in good shape, 5 yr.  old girl. 885-3605 #37  Wanted: used refridgerator,  working condition. Ph. 886-7930  anytime. #35  Fine quality chess set. Reasonable.  886-2512. #35  *-   JTowjoniMil...^  .flow jondoifl!  Thal'i how fail ��� claiaf fled  want ad work a! Clear aul  B unwarned    art ir leu    and  jJ-k      mike money loo! J  *m*mmm mmmm+iSd  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  M  iiidcKDi  Grandchildren coming to  visit? Rent i crib, high chair,  stroller, whatever you may  needl Phone Beth anytime tt  886-2809. tfn  Hours: Fri. & Sat.  10 a.m. -5 p.m.  Appointments anytime  Call 888-7621  ��� aaaaMtmitaitaicaaitai  Bob Kelly Clean-Up  Basements ��� Yards ���Garages  ��� Anything  Dumptruck for hire  7 days a week  Afifi-.7fl10. Box I3I.Gibsons  ___m____*_____+i___k  Are you tired of searching a  ready-to-wear rack looking for  what you never find? Then  treat yourself to a made-to-  measure outfit, for men or  ladies. Speciality ��� formal  wear. Also alterations, designed and assembled by t  qualified European tailoress  (formerly of Hamburg Tailors  Inc., Germany). By appointment. 886-2415. tfn  per/onol  Baha'i Faith. For information  write Box 404, Gibsons, or phone  886-2078.  *��C3��   Coast Business Directory ^C3*  ######### AUTOMOTIVE  WJrmTmTmTjrmTmTm*     ##/###### ELECTRIC  /iwvww  ########MISC. S��AV/C��S#########   ############JKr#####mKMV!r##  .-ECOI10my AUTO PARTS litd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    885-5181  L��M,S Tom Flieger   Phone 886-7868  *tlLECTRICAL  i3"  Box 214, Gibsons, B.C.  'CONTRACTING VON 1VO  need tires?  Come in lo  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  ##/####/# PLUMBING #M��W###  S N  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  ^Holland Electric lw.  WJ M        Bill Achterberg  lil)        886-9232   R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRK MARLENE RD.,  ROBERTSCREEK  /<T\ TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS {___\  iM) (1965) LTD. [*��)  ^���' Charter Helicopter Service ^^^  Box 875 886-7511 Gibsons  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNERSERVICE  Complete Instrument 000" / 1  /��**���**��� DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND***A  CRAFT SUPPLIES  * SEWING NOTIONS  JEWELRY  WOOL  885-5379  ^Sunnycrest    Shopping    Centre. Gibsons    886-2525  ' MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  Phone 886-2664     Member Allied Van Lines'   R.R  I, Gibsons  CERAMIC-QUARRY TILE-  MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  ZI.b.c.     J-LEPORETILE    Jp��0HnN8LEP0BE  V0N,V�� 886-8097        '  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Volen  886-9597  WE  CONSTRUCTION LIMITED  We specialize in:      Concrete Foundation Work and Framincf  Free advice on building questions to do-it- yourself builders.  yernKoessler Box 888, Sechelt. 886-2344 Anytime885-2525  VILLA CONSTRUCTION  CUSTOM HOMES & ADDITIONS  Sat.-Sun.    PH: 885-3929        Weekly  All Day After 5 p.m.  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.I Sen.in*i the Sunshine Coast  HLLCTKICAL CONTRACTOR  PerAndreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  A*-m*Wm*Tm*rmTmTmATjrjr     EXCAVATING      mm'm*'m\'m*rmATmWA*r  Phone 886-8003   DANS BACKHOE  Septic Tanks, Ditches, Excavations  Sand Si Gravel        P-0, Box 142g  ^.Daniel T.Johnson Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VQ/  ��  B.A. BLACKTOP LTD.  "Quality Service since 1966"  'jfcPavIng, Curbs, Drainage Free Estimates  ^7%  885-5151    East Porpoise Bay Road  ^20M GIBSONS LANES ^m%  " *'  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & $  Saturday 7 p.m. to 11p.m.   |  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. \j*  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30 885-9816  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Porl Mellon to Ole's Cove  885-9973  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.C.j  Cadre Construction Ltd. ^  Framing, remodelling, additionsty^%  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  ^ Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  m-  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Crane & Dragline Services  DRAGLINE OR CLAM BUCKET WORK  PILEDRIVING 0 WHARF CONSTRUCTION  any beech or breakwater job quoted on - free ol charge  FROM THE LANDOR BARGE  Lorne Allen 936-9062 anytime ,  Commerciai Containers available  886*2938  Quality Farm 6 Garden Supply Ltd. -  * Feed * Fencing    ^6;7R5.27  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer   -*"���?������  Gibsons  J.B.EXCAVATING  886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation   ~  ��� Dump Truck e Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates e Septic Fields  Commercial  Residential  885-2992  Maintenance  Continuous  SUPERIOR MUFFLER  Gibsons       BING'S EXHAUST LTD.      886-8213  100% Warranty on Parts and Labour  [ All Exhaust Systems, Plus Dual Exhaust Conversions ��  SPECIALTY MACHINE WORKS  General Machine Work end Welding  Hours 9:00 a.m.���7:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday Incl.  Available 25 hours a day  885-2523  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Porl Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  PACIFIC-O-FIBERQLASS  FIBERGLASS LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS-SUNDECKS, ETC.  13 years experience        885-2981  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks 2���hi��nn8s  Daryll Starbuck  KtMi-'CM  Dennis Collins  KK(i-7|()()  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Eacavations * Drainage Waterlmes etc  -Ph  BH52921 Roberls   Creek  mWMm-'mWMAWAT PAINTING^tfV^^Sr^R*!^  Concord Carpet Care  886-9351  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE    V, GIBSONS-SECHELT-PENDER HARBOUR  BELLA BEACH MOTEL  UNDER NEW OWNER8HIP       on the beach at Davis Bay  1 & 2 bdrm. housekeeping unite Colour T.V., Cable  Halkonens, flflS-flSfiJ Sechell, B.C.  R.R.��1(P��vliBay) wa "B0T V0N3AO _,  mm*wMWAWm9WmVmT Cabinets #iir###i!r##  SUNSHINE    KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        8H6-94I t  \m.OPENSAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT J  ^SMSfsmv FLOOR COVERING^^*wi��r  Cadre Construction ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  Payne Road, Gibsons  886-2311  P.P. CONTRACTING  CUSTOM BUILT HOMES  885-9561  i    Halkonena,    R.R.01 (DavlaBay)    Sechell, B.C.   V0N3A0  ��� Cadre Construction ltd.  ��� Exterior Painting ���  ��� Professional Work ���  ��� Airless Spray Jobs*  Payne Rd., Gibsons 886-2311  C&  Upholsterers  *** fiAIVln/1 Qlin*hlna      Oltaat and tlealMiniai  Serving Sunshine Coast and Vancouver  All Furniture -  Marine - Boat Tops  883-9901 or 669-6500 Local 119  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open  Sal.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  Terry Connor  880-7040 ��  PAINTING CONTRACTOi  BoxOW. Gibsons. U.C.  r���  \  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  I      P.O. Box 609  U      Sechelt. B.C.                                            Bus. 885-2332  I"      V0N3A0                                                  Res. 886-7701  SEAVIEW CARPETS - CABINETS  SHOWROOM OPEN  10-6     Tues.-Sat.  886-2417        922-2017    TOLL FREE If  ..'���a ���H  aawam  iiiSf IlWi  C!assJf|elAd_Policy  AU Ratings 50�� per line per week.  or ne Ihe Economical 3 for 2 rale  3 weeke for the price ot 2  Minimum  $2.00 per Insertion.  All feee payable prior te Insertion.  This offer la made available fot  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  ��� In Ihe event of an error Ihe  publisher shall be responsible fer  one corrected Insertion only.  Private MMdule.  EvenU  Feead  Prtn'^^lnllwsqaarMliKludl^t^pi^oftbelUm^yOMtekpboncniun.  bar. Be aare te leave a blank apace after each word.  No phooe orders Pleaae. Just maO In the coupon below accompanied by caah, cheque  er money eider, to Coaat Newa, OaaalOeda, Boi 4��0, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring hi peiaen to Ihe Coaat Newa office, Glbmna  DROPOFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Coast News  CLASSIFICATION:  Classifieds  Box 460. Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO                                       Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  e���������  __.tt :....   -  -  X            X  -    - .XXL JX  X  pel/  found  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  for small breeds.  Call Sharon 886-2084  2 mature part Siamese. 1 white  female cat. 1 blue. 1 tabby. 4  kittens, 2 white, 2 black, 3 months.  4 younger, weaned, very pretty, 1  white, I blue, 1 tabby 1 grey. Five  dollars each. M7  Moving from acreage to small lot,  must give away lovely male 10  month setter. All shots; loves  children. Needs large yard with  area to run. Could be trained as a  hunting dog. Already a good  watchdog. 886-7301 #36  Dachshund pups, non-registered.  886-7837    #35  Free to good homes: 4 gerbils - 2  months old. 886-2350. #35  Large red cusion from a hide-abed, found near road adjacent to  Legion. Owner ph. 886-2664 if you  want to sit down again.        #35  help wanted  Special needs child-care worker  needed at Wilson Creek Daycare.  Call 885-2721 for info. #35  Icool  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  CALL FOR TENDERS  Sealed tenders clearly marked "Improvement of  Sechelt Garbage Disposal Site Road" will be  received by the undersigned up to 12 noon on  Thursday, September 20,1979 and will be opened in  public at that time.  The work involves the following:  (1) Excavation and hauling of approximately 20,000  cu. yds. of material.  (2) A small amount of clearing.  (3) Supply and spreading of approximately 2,000  cu. yds. of 3/4" minus crushed aggregate.  Specifications are available at the Regional  District Office, Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted.  A.G. Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800  Sechelt, B.C.  HELP WANTED  Part-Time and Full  Time Sales Clerks with  local retail clothing  store. Phone 886-9413  or apply in person at  Saan's Store, Gibsons.  Brown and black male lab type  dog, about 2 yrs. old, approx. 80  lbs., in the Hopkins area. Needs a  home. 886-9395. Ask for Naomi.  #35  work wonted  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  NOTICE INVITING  APPLICATIONS FOR  TIMBER SALE LICENCE A11170  Pursuant to section 16(1) of the Forest Act, there  will be offered for sale at public auction by the  Forest Ranger at Madeira Park, B.C. at 10:30 a.m.  on September 17th, 1979, a Timber Sale Licence  to authorize the harvesting of 950 cubic meters of  timber located vicinity of Hotham Sound, New  Westminster Land District.  The term for removal is two (2) years.  Provided anyone who is unable to attend the  auction in person may submit a sealed tender, to  be opened at the hour of auction and treated as  one bid.  Details of the proposed Timber Sale Licence may  be obtained from the Regional Manager, 631-355  Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2H1, or the  Forest Ranger, Box 219, Madeira Park, B.C. VON  2H0.  vMi.F. Two-way Radio sales and  service. 886-7215 T.F.N.  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  ��� Topping  w Limbing  ���Danger bee removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  fer Explosive Requirements!  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. ' tfn  Experienced cleaning lady.  Gibsons and Roberls Creek area.  Bondable. Phone 886-7358     #36  Truck for hauling, rubbish  removal, etc. Handy man work  also. 2 teenage boys want work.  886-9503. #36  found  Boys bike in a ditch between  Gibsons and Granthams. 886-  8058. #35  Approx. Aug. 15, young black  female terrier at the Peqinsula  Hotel. 886-8026. ' #33  Black young cat, diamond shape  Foaad on North Rd., one small on forehead. White paws and  completely gray kitty, all 886- belly. 886-2683. (N. Fletcher Rd.)  9791. #35 #35  ML' SIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  essie  uWowrfsou  Piano A Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  woik wonted  'CLAPP'S  CONCRETE  ��� Placing and finishing of  all types of concrete work  ��� old concrete broken out  and hauled away  ��� guaranteed results on  any concrete water  problems  885-2125  Wayne Clapp after7p:m.  live/lock  foi /ole  r  MMMMMMMMMIMI  SANSUI  STEREO  26 Watts Receiver  Turntable &  Prollnear Speakers  with  5 Year Guarantee  $688.00  MAGNAVOX  Black & White  A/C - D/C T.V.  with cardboard  Adapter  $129.00  GIVE US A CALL  PRENTIS  ENTERPRISES  Dunham  K.I .  Port  Mellon  884-5240  You just can't beat  Macleods Prices on  Fridges,  Stoves  Dishwashers  and all major  appliances  See us In Sechelt  Macleods  FRESH   FARM   VEGETABLES  886-7046. letuce, green beans.  Jayco  Tenl Trailer  year  1974.  Sleeps  8.  Propane  fridge  arid  heater,  3  burner propane  stove  with oven  886-9375.  #35  12' fiberglass Sangster.  Hardtopper. 64" wide and quite  deep with '74 6 HP motor. 6 gal.  lank with oars and oar locks. $750.  Hardtop lent trailer with extra  exterior lights and brand new tires  $400. or package deal $1,050.  Phone 886-9682. #36  foi /ole  Two milking goats for sale. $80.  I    each or besl offer. 886-7636.  I #35  I     ^���������a^HaMH^^^^  f��nUnyl��  fUu  Bedding  Plants  \      Fertilisers  Pottery  y*\^j m Baskets  Unique Gifts  Utility  Trailer.  886-7661.  $200  obo. ��3S  Sechelt  885-3818  Telephone answering systems for  lease, rent, or purchase. See  J&C Electronics. 885-2568     tfn  DIAMOND  TV AND RADIO  VHF Sales Service  and Installations  Western Radio  Dealer  Call Larry Steed  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  886-7215  16' Trailer. Phone 886-7873. Good  condition. #36  mfA i 'm_m  flTusic Weavers  New & Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  r,       886-9737      ���*  O'Keefe and Merritt propane  kitchen stove and heater. 4  elements, grill, fold-down cover,  electrical accessories. Excellent  condition $150. Phone -886-7887.  #36  Viking chest freezer, 18 cu. ft.  $175. Walnut china cabinet with  hutch $150. Electric broom deluxe  $20. Electric lawnmower "Big-  Mo" $20. Gurka knife in case $8.  "Sleep Binder" exercisor $25.  Liquor cabinet $50. 886-2512.  #35  Enterprise kitchen oil stove. Neat,  compact. 28 gal. glass lined hot  water tank. 24" T.V. $25. Square D  electrical box with outside meter  box and scope. 2 loud speakers,  $25 ea. Misc. articles 886-9569.  i Noon and after 4 p.m.  ojitoinotive  +*  ��� NEW HONDA CIVIC  ~*       OR AN ACCORD?  Call White Rock Honda  COLLECT 536-2111  For full information on models, colours and  the best price in B.C.  Many good used Hondas to choose from  as well.  White Rock Honda (DL 6010)  1810 152 St.,  White Rock, B.C.  V4A 4N5  1973 Ford Ranchero, vinyl roof,  351 Cleveland, P.S., P.B., auto,  trans., new tires and shocks. Best  offer. Call 886-7433. T.F.N.  '69 Gr. Prix 2 dr., gold, black vinyl  top, 454 engine, runs greal. Classic  car. $2,200. obo. 886-9001 early  morning or late night. #35  '61 Fargo 2 Ion, 6 cyl., 4 spd.. with  12' box, good shape. $600. Phone  886-2332. #36  ���74 Volvo  Best offer. Call 886-8332. Tent  Trailer $400. #36  1977 GMC Van 3/4 ton, 350 eng.,  P.S., P.B., capt. chairs, sunroof,  rear vent, tow bumper, semi-  camperized, 2 new snow tires plus  rims. Plus many extras. 25,000  miles. $8,500. 886-2859. #36  1975 CJS Jeep in good condition.  $4,000. obo. Call Iain at 885-2555  after 6 evenings. #36  1969 Olds. Good condition. $600  obo. Phone 886-7956. #36  Army 4 x 4 W. winch. Used as  shake block truck. Holds 3 cord.  Very good running condition.  Phone 885-3306. #37  1974 Honda 500/four. Good  condition. Asking $1,000 or trade  for older model van. Call 886-  9977. ��37  '63 Landrover 88, good condition.  $800. firm. 886-8247 after 8 p.m.   #3_5  1970 Ford 1/2 ton pick-up. 302 V-  8. 2 extra tires and chains. $1,000.  885-2516. #35  'S3 Ford 1 ton milktruck. Oak int.,  new flathead motor, mech. sound.  Needs body work. $1,000 obo. 3  spd. trans, bellhousing and clutch  assembly for Ford flathead, V-8.  $50. obo. 886-7566 after 7 p.m.  #37  motorcycle/  1975 Yamaha DT125.2,200 miles.  Ridden I summer only. Asking  $550. Ph. 886-2592 anytime after 5  p.m. Ask for Rob. #37  foi /ole  WOOD  HEATERS  from  $269.95  up  SELKIRK CHIMNEYS  Macleods  SECHELT  MMMMMNN  Rrentis Enterprises  MAQNAVOX T.V.'s  SANSUI STEREOS  Dunham Rd., Pat Mellon  884-5240  SALE OF CONTENTS OF  HOUSE: For Sale Wednesday,  Aug. 29 and Thursday Aug. 30 -  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Davis Bay  waterfront. 6 houses from  Whittaker Rd. Watch for signs.   #35  14 hp garden tractor with  attachements. Best offer. I snare  drum. I motocross bike. Jr.  hockey equipment. Phone 886-  9590. #35  30" electric stove. Good working  condition. Automatic oven with  rotisserie. $75. 886-9358.   #35  25" RCA colour T.V. Maybe  viewed on cable. Value to $200.  Will trade. Please phone between  noo.i and 6 p.m. 886-7538.    #36  1 Viking dryer $75. 1 Kenmore  elec. range $150.1 7 cu. ft. freezer  $150. All appliances in excellent  working condition. Phone 886-  9685.-       #37  6465 Acadian, running, $750 obo.  Dble bed, cedar framing. Lg.  antique soft arm chair. 886-7907 or  886-2790. #37  Fiberglass resin 20 gal. and  catalyst, 4 gal. acetone, 2 VW rims,  2 Fiat rims, 4 frame manual honey  separator. 885-2535 eves.  #35  Bark Mulch. Large and small  ordera.S13.50yd. 886-9031.   tfn  moiine  74' K A C 16' F.B. c/w 50 hp  Johnson rebuilt - c/w trlr., 2 tanks,  splr. seats. Clean. Asking $2,500.  885-5200.- -       --#35  23 ft. Diesel cruiser (Bayliner).  Included, unsinkable skiff, IS HP  Evenrude, compass, depth gauge,  life jackets, etc. 886-9351.  #37  18' Daysailer, Ibgls. on ply. with  cabin for two and fixed keel sails. 3  HP mtr., trlr., life jackets. Very  reasonable price or trade. 88S-953S  or 885-3860. #35  15' Boat. Fiberglass over ply. Tilt  trailer. $275. Firm. 886-7993.  #36  15'/i fiberglass boat, deep Vcanvas  top. c/w sounder, docking lights,  compass, 65 h.p. mere, outboard, 2  day tanks. Ready to fish or ski.  $1,800.886-2512. #33  22'aluminium work boat; '70  Volvo engine and 280 leg. 886-  7624. #35  2 wood boals with fiberglass  bottoms. One has cabin etc. US  h.p. o/b $2,600. Other great  fishing boat wilh 50 h.p. $900. Ph.  885-5467. tfn  Venture 22 Sloop. 4 sails, 6 H.P.  outboard. S berths, galley head,  ready lo cruise. Trailer. All good  cond. $8,000. obo. 886-7906.  #36  20 ft. wood-hulled cabin cruiser.  New 140 h.p. Mercruiser O/D,  flying bridge, toilet, trailer. H.  White. 883-2730. T.F.N  IAN MORROW k CO. LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD7  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546.        tfn  ^,-AammMM��iiiai��a.  Miller  \ Marine Electronics  886*7918  Dccca Marino Radar   .  S-SiTVHFi.SSB.Si   "  Universe CB  See Lorne  Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  ��rattv.ww��ayiawJ  Coast News, August 28,1979  for ��eot  13.  COMMERCIAL PREMISES  FOR RENT,  LOCATED NEXT TO  MEDICAL CLINIC, GIBSONS  PHONE 885-2515  FOR PARTICULARS.  v  Deluxe 2 Bdrm. Suite  drapes, fridge, stove & heat  Beautiful view w/w carpet,  drapes, fridge, stove & heat incl.  No children or pets.  Available Immediately  Eves. 886-9038   Days 886-7112  ar  ac  Quiet furnished bachelor suite on  small farm. 3 miles north of ferry.  No house pets.Non-smoker. 886-  2923 m  Gibsons: Large 2 bedroom  apartment, fridge & stove incl.  $225. Available Sept. I. Phone  Jerry 885-3771. #37  2 bdrm. waterfront home. Madeira  Park. Available Oct. 1. Reasonable  rent to responsible tenant. Sorry  no pets. Ph. 112-985-5740.     #37  2 bdrm. home on Gower Point  Rd., all appliances included,  carport, fireplace, beautiful  garden. $350. per mon. Mature  couple only. No dogs. Ph. 886-  7050 after 6:00 p.m. Available  middle Sept. #35  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm.  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close lo  schools and shopping. 886-8333.  T.F.N.  Madeira Park. 2 bdrm house.  Good cond., 1,000 sq. ft., fridge  and stove, near school, stores.  waterfront. Write G. Betls, Gen.  Del., Madeira Park, or to view: Lot  c, Lagoon Rd. #36  FOR RENT  Back office of building  when renovations are  finished. Sohool Rd. &  Gower PL Rd.  ��� Also small store.  $100. a month.  Form., NDP Bookatof. location  Gibsons suite 2 or 3 bcdr.oom  available. 581-0024. #36  STORE FOR RENT  Lower Gibsons  Phone:  886-9941  ������������������������o*  2 bdrm. duplex, W.W. carpeting,  washer and dryer inc. $250.  Available Aug. 16. 886-7037.   ��35  3 bdrm. house. Six yrs. old. 2  baths, full bsmt. Walk to stores  and schools. $350. per mon. Phone  886-7668after6:00p.m. #35  wonted lo rent  Responsible working couple  looking for small house to rent.  Gibsons area. References. 886-  8088 or 886-9004. #37  Young female writer seeks quiet  inexpensive house for coming  winter. Caretaking experience.  References supplied. Will rent or  caretake. Please write: K. Smith,  Box 813, Gibsons. #35  Responsible family wishes to rem 2  - 3 bedroom home. Reference if  required. Sechelt to Langdale. 884-  5307 after 6 p.m. #35  R.C.M.P. Sgl. requires 3 bdrm  house to rcnl. Call 886-2245. /as  Reliable workingcouplc wiih Ihree  children looking for Ihree - four  bedroom basement home. Gibsons  area. Eves. 886-2694. #36  property  ESTATE SALE  56' X 142' lot on Hwy  101,Hopkins Ldg.Near  beach, store, ferry and  school. $12,500. MUST  BE SOLD. Ph: 885-  2416. T.F.N.  imiiiiinmim  3 large prime lots. Panoramic view  Gower Point Road. By owner. 886*  9033 or 886-2887. T.F.N  A number tn note:  885*5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  mobile home/  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  1 mile W of Gibsons.Hwy 101  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph* 886-9826  NOW ON DISPLAY  NEW UNITS  3 MONTHS  FREE RENT  with purchase  24x48 Atco - 2 B.R. & den  2 full bathrooms, full lap  siding, 16" eaves, 3rd gable  roof. Tastefully decorated.  10 x  45  2 bdrm.  Travello  furnished. Propane stove & oil  heat.  24x28 Statesman - 2 B.R. &  Den. All appliances.  1973 12 x 68 Safeway 3 bdrm.  frig & stove, washer & dryer.  Partially furnished.  Serving The Peninsula  For Over 10 Years  MOBILE HOMES  SALES & SERVICE  ARE OUR  ONLY BUSINESS  886-9826  1972 Esta Villa well kepi .'  bedroom, fully skirted am.  landscaped in quiet Mobile Park.  North Road. 4 major app.  included. $11,000. 885-9425.  #3i  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lots.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  886-9826. tfn  1976 12 x 68 Highwood, Fridge,  stove, carpets, drapes, sundeck.  Skirted. Bonniebrook trailer  Park. $15,000. 886-2740  #35  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. Sorry, no dogs.        tfn  hovel  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  Fully Authorized l.A.T.A.  AIRLINE TICKET AOENCY  ��� All Airlines.  ��� Immediate Ticketing  ��� Domestic and  International  ��� Air, Sea and  Land Tours  You can book with the  airline and pick up your  tickets at  G***   885-W86  holiday/  mwwem%m**m***mmr ..  ,1212 Cowrie St. Sechelt  WLWLWm mwmmmmmmmwmm***  14.  Coast News, August 28,1979  onnooncemertH/  THE CORPORATION  OF THE  VILLAGE OF SECHELT  NOTICE  OF  PUBLIC HEARING  OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN  Notice is hereby given that all persons who  deem themselves to be affected by the proposed  amended Official Community Plan will be  afforded an opportunity to be heard on the  matters contained therein before the Council of  the Village of Sechelt at a Public Hearing to be  held in the Senior Citizens' Hall, Mermaid Street,  Sechelt, B.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 12,1979 at  7:00 p.m.  A copy of the proposed amended Official  Community Plan may be inspected at the Village  Office, Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, B.C. during office  #36  hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  morlne  OFFERS FOR BOATS  OFFERS:  Plainly marked on the envelope "Offer on P.T. #86"  will be received by the undersigned up to 2:00 p.m.,  September 20,1979, for the following located "as is  and where is" at the B.C. Forest Service  Maintenance Depot, 3150 Celtic Avenue,  Vancouver, B.C.:  1) M.V. "Wells Gray" (afloat) registered no.  154661, registered length: 42.9 feet, beam: 11.1  feet. Built 1927, planked hull, G.M. 6/71 diesel  (165 hp), dinghy.  2) M.V. "Maple" (afloat) registered no. 176214,  registered length: 37.9 feet, beam: 10.1 feet.  Built 1945, planked hull, G.M. 3/71 diesel (80  hp), dinghy.  3) Launch "Ocean Spray" (afloat) licence no.  14K4683, length: 26 feet, beam: 9.2 feet. Built  1954, plywood hull, Crusader V-8 gasoline  engine (327 cu.in.), dinghy.  4) 31 ft. by 7 ft. plywood riverboat, licence no.  14K15787 with 60 hp Gale outboard motor In  running condition and controls (ashore).  5) (A) 20 ft. Canova inflatable raft, licence no.  14K16650 (ashore).  5) (B) 20 ft. Canova inflatable raft, licence no.  ,     V.��fi651 .(ashore). ���,��������,,,..���  6) 16 ft. sectional wood and canvas canoe, licence  no. 14K6894 (ashore).  7) 12 ft. Davidson fibreglass dinghy, licence no.  14K13068 (ashore).  8) 14 ft. wooden clinker planked open runabout,  licence 14K12860, with oars (ashore).  9) (A) 10 ft. wooden clinker planked dinghy with  oars (ashore).  9) (B) 10 ft. wooden clinker planked dinghy with  oars (ashore).  10) (A) 8 ft. wooden clinker planked dinghy with  oars (ashore).  10) (B) 8 ft. wooden clinker planked dinghy with  oars (ashore).  10) (C) 8 ft. wooden clinker planked dinghy with  oars (ashore).  10) (D) 8 ft. wooden clinker planked dinghy with  oars (ashore).  11)8 ft. fibreglass dinghy, licence no 14K1269B  (ashore).  12) 22 ft. riverboat, licence no. 14K10876 (ashore).  13) 22 ft. riverboat, licence no. 14K16985 (ashore).  To view or for further information, contact Mr. W.A.  MacDonald, Manager of the Depot, telephone 261-  4231, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Licences and registrations will be transferred to  purchasers by the Ministry of Forests, Victoria.  Telephone 387-1784.  It is a Condition of Sale that all Government of  British Columbia identification be removed from  these units.  Offers must be accompanied by a certified cheque  or money order made payable to the Minister of  Finance for 10% of the bid. If the successful bidder  subsequently withdraws his offer, the 10% payment  shall be liable to forfeiture.  The highest or any offer will not necessarily be  accepted, but the bearer of a successful bid will be  required to pay the 4% S.S. tax.  A.W. Charlton, CHAIRMAN  Purchasing Commission  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C.  V8V 1T8  #35  b.c.C yuhon  IOR SALE: Rototiller - 36" for  sale as is, for 3 point Hitch, used  once, c/w stabilizers. Used  Snowthrower, model I.H. 50, in  working conditin. Fits I.H. Cub  154 Lo-Boy Tractor. Closing date:  September 24,1979 at 4 p.m. Bids  will be received in writing by:  Secretary-Treasurer, School  District No. 17 (Princeton), Box  460, Princeton, B.C. VOX 1W0.  M5  PART-TIME, FULL-TIME -  Revolutionary energy saving  device! A must in every home or  office. Just sell to friends and  neighbours and make $10,000 per  annum. $2,500 needed for  inventory. For more information  write: Thermo Cycle Distributors  Ltd., P.O. Box 69280, Station 'K\  Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4W5 or  phone 294-2328. #37  b.c.C yukon  HELP WANTED: The Comox  District Free Press, Canada's  leading weekly newspaper, has an  immediate opening for an  experienced "idea" person capable  of producing good shop layouts in  addition to finished work for client  presentation. Should be well  versed in offset newspaper  production and ready to assume  responsibility for supervision of in-  office activities of advertising  department detail staff. Salary  commensurate with qualifications.  Please mail resume and work  samples to Murray Francis,  Advertising Manager, Comox  District Free Press, Box 3039,  Courtenay, B.C. V9N 5N3.   #37  HELP WANTED: Canada's  Leading Weekly newspaper has an  immediate opening for an  experienced Display Advertising  Person. The successful applicant  will represent the award-winning,  twice weekly Comox District Free  Press in the heart of Vancouver  Island vacation-land. A growing  area offering comfortable homes,  good schools and a wide variety of  sports and social activities. The  applicant should be enthusiastic  and imaginative, have a proven  sales record, be capable of  producing good layouts and selling  copy for all types of retail accounts  and be able to assist advertisers in  the establishment of consistant  planned advertising programs.  The applicant should also have a  good knowledge of offset  newspaper production and retail  sales techniques. Salary  commensurate with qualifications.  Mail resume before September 7 to  Murray Francis, Advertising  Manager, Comox District Free  Press, Box 3039, Courtenay, B.C.  V9N 5N3. #37  COLLEGE COURSES AT  HOME! Speedwriting, shorthand,  bookkeeping, business math. Full  time courses also available.  Contact Duffus College, 543  Seymour St., Vancouver, B.C.  V6B 3H6. Phone 681-7567.    #35  FLAT OR CORRUGATED  INDUSTRIAL FIBERGLASS  panels at discount prices. Also  white chinaboard wall lining for  hygienic and heavy abuse areas.  Call NU-FAB, 530-6201, 22470  Fraser Highway, Langley, B.C.  V3A 4P6: #35  WANTED: HOCKEY PLAYERS  with Junior A experience to play in  Pacific Northwest Hockey League  with the Smithers Totems. Apply  Box 1072, Smithers, B.C. V0J2N0  or phone 847-3251. #36  MILLWRIGHT REQUIRED: for  Sawmill in Northern B.C. Certified  Millwright preferred but not  essential. Swing shift. Union rates.  Those interested call Rim Forest  Products, South Hazelton, B.C.  VOJ 2R0. Phone 842-5266.     #38  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Fly your advertising dollars high.  Helium blimps sold, leased; 12-44  feet long. They carry messages, lift  banners and can be lit. Southwind.  Phone 987-5020. #35  PROPERTY FOR SALE: Texas  resort lots surrounded by palms  and beaches, $15,200. 15% down.  Will fly you in at our expense.  Block Bros. Realty, c/o Box 149,  BCYCNA, 808,207 West Hastings  St., Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7.  #35  FOR SALE: Truck - complete with  dial and lever system. Deck V % 22'  dial 0 - 40,000 lbs. Write Oliver -  Osoyoos Co-op Growers, Box 258,  Osoyoos, B.C. V0H IVO or phone  495-6556. #35  PARTSMAN and 3rd or 4th year  mechanic required for progressive  Ford dealership in Spirit River,  Alberta. Salary commensurate  with experience. Apply in  handwriting to: Cobran Motors,  Box 309, Spirit River, Alta. TOH  3G0. #35  MAKE MONEY in your spare  te. Learn income tax  preparation. For free brochure, no  obligation, write: U 4 R Tax  School, 1345 Pembina Hwy.,  Winnipeg, Man, R3T 2B6.     #33  JOURNEYMAN Autobody  Mechanics required by West-  Central Alberta Body Shop.  Company paid insurance plan.  Flat rate wages. Phone Dave or  Kent (403) 723-4447 or (403) 723-  6641, Edson. Alta. #35  DISCERNING ADULTS. Shop  discreetly. Sent $5.00 for our latest  catalogue of marital aids, lingerie,  housewares and jewelry. Direct  Action Marketing Inc., Dept. YK,  Box 3268, Vancouver, B.C. V6B  3X9.       #38  FOR SALE: Elliott paper-stencil  addressing machine. Also included  are 700 stencils and a dozen metal  stencil-filing trays. $1,000 or best  offer. Phone Ladysmith 245-2277  or write P.O. Box 400, Ladysmith,  B.C. V0R 2E0. #35  1  I  I  1  i  i  1  1  i  i  Century West Real Estate  Box 1490, Corner Trail & Cowrie St.  Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  HOME8  885-2235  WE'RE THE  NEIGHBOURHOOD  PROFESSIONALS  FORMERLY  I  i  i  Sechelt  " NEAT AS A PIN" - HOPKINS  LANDING. #158 Spotless 2 bdrm with  IJbaaement, large kitchen, close to  beach. $36,900. Eva Caraky,  880-7126.  LOWER GIB8ONS-S46.900 #179.2  bdrm., very clean, tun room, fireplace, beautiful yard, patio, workshop. Eve Carsky, 886-7126.  __ BOUND CHEEK #159  51 la one of many featurea that Meant  U this 6 + acre home on Read Road.  I This represents real value at $84,600.  | Rlla Percheson, 885-5706.   DAVIS BAY - FAMILY HOME #216  A fine 3 bedroom VIEW home In  popular Davis Bay, on Fir Road. Large  28Vi x 14' Living/Dining room with fine  stone laced fireplace. Finished lower  floor with lamily room (fireplace)  games room and utility room. Big 1014  x 29' sundeck. Double carport, A REAL  BEAUTY a PRICED RIGHT AT  $69,900. Call Peter Smith 885-3746  U MARLENE ROAD, ROBERTS CREEK    landscaped, separate double garage,  Sl #191. 3 year old, 3 bedroom ranch type, quiet area, 80' x 140' lot. Asking  , 1152 sq. If, neat and clean inside and  out. Wrap around deck, mostly all  $46,000. Ed Baker 885-2641  ACREAGE  5 ON THE LEVEL #4096  Nearly level live acre parcel on North Road al  Chamberlin, oilers an opportunity, becoming  rare, to obtain both convenient locations and  aizeable   frontage  (230')  on  a  busy  thoroughfare. Be sure to see this one then  , make your offer on the $30,000 asking price.  Bert Walker 885-3746  11 ACRES-PRATT ROAD #189  Just outside Qlbaona village, lully serviced  except   sewer.   Ideal  for  holding  or  development. $57,500. Ken Wells, 886-7223.  CLOSE TO 5-ACRE PARCEL IN 15-ACRE  INDUSTRIAL PARK  Plenty ol room to develop or develop to auit  and sub-lease remainder. This is an  EXTREMELY RARE large block ol industrial  (11c) zoned property. Rita Percheson, 885-  5706.  VIEW ACREAGE #4111  Almost S ACRES, NOT IN LAND FREEZE.  VIEW of Howe Sound from part of the  property. Uae for recreation now and subdivide later. For more details call Jim Wood  885-2571. $28,500.00  NOW! $31,500. #4083  Over 2 ACRES iust off Hwy. 101, borders  Glbaona Village. Good water supply from  own well. Near Gibsons Recreation facilities.  See "Tiny Bob" 885-9461.  38.8 ACRES-NORTH OF LANGDALE  On Hwy. 101, ripe for subdivision Into 5 acre  parcels. .$80,000. Rita Percheson, 885-5706.  AGENCIES LTD.  EXECUTIVE HOME  FULL OF SPACE & GRACE #141.  Full basement home with 1785 sq. ft. and  fully linished with many charming  features In this great space. Five  bedrooms, formal dining, large living  with massive lireplace, all located on a  large view lot in a good area. Priced at  $95,000. Call Larry Moore 885-9213 or  Eva Carsky 886-7126.  LOTS  SARGENT ROAD-GIBSONS #195 $14,500.  BEAUTIFUL VIEW LOT In an area ol new  homes. Fully serviced with sewer. Close to  schools and shopping. Eva Caraky, 866-7128.  CHASTER ROAD #186  Large lot in last-growing area, nicely treed. I  $12,500. Eva Carsky, 888-7126.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK LOT #143 |  Check this one on Henderson Ave., .68 I  ACRES, 73V4 x 40314, well treed, quiet area,  water, phone, hydro and short walk to  excellent swimming beach on Henderson I  Avenue. Full price $16,500.00 Peter Smith  885-9463.  COMMERCIAL I  MAHAN ROAD ��� GIBSONS #190  .83 ACRE of level land In PR I ME development I  area. Excellent value at $22,000. Call Rita j  Percheson 885-5706  1  1  1  1  i  1  1 ****************  PENDER LAKES PROPERTIES  18 URGE LOTS  - Some with Excellent View -  All with Power and Water Available  - Paved     Roads  - Prices from $11,000 to $18,000.  Pender Harbour Realty Ltd. a*-2794  /  Exceptional renting opportunity  TIRED OF FLAMING YODTH  Although etch of the darlings considers himself an individualist and a rebel I  cannot help but note an alarm-  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  OFFICE 886-2248  REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE  1 Mf Marine Drive, Olbaona  Ron McSavanay John Black  885-3339 886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  ROBERT8 CREEK: 3 bdrm heme on Lower  Road; full basement with a/o heat; large lot,  110' x 146' has some fruit trees, spaea lor  garden. House has FP In living room and sundeck for summer leisure. Priced at    842,000  mg and relentless similarity in youthful rebellion. Is  there, on this Coast, a dissimilar person of middle years  who would cart to tent a cosy  ^  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRI  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza Evenings  886-2000    Norm Peterson   Dennis Suvage  886-9121    886-2607       or 886-7264  two bedroom, furnished  mobile home. It rests, square  and unlovely, on a beautiful  treed and gardened two acres  across the road from the blue  Pacific Ocean. It is neat, snug  and well insulated but really  requires a slip-cover. Surely  imagination, energy and flair  could conspire to deflect the  eye from its more obvious  flaws. Perhaps a painter or a  writer would find it conducive  to the vacuity required by  those talents. Inside, the  decor is early Zellers with a  dash of Goodwill but it has a  Coast News, August  fine kitchen and bathroom  with shower and tub.  If any conversation is desired with the landlady, a  flag may be lowered in the  window and taken under  advisement. Otherwise the  new tenant may enjoy the  sound of silence and the  woods. Occasional, unreliable  maid service available or  avoidable.  Please....no nomadic nu-  biles nor sporadic spoor spinners need apply. The manor is  misanthropic, the rent is exorbitant, but so is insufferable Hydro and I pay that.  Please contact Box 1, Coast  News, Gibsons.  28,1979  15.  HOMES  HOPKINS LANDING: Semi-Waterfront with  excellent view ol Howe Sound and North Shore  mountains: this two bedroom bungalow has  large comfortable rooms with sundeck to enjoy  the view and is situated on 100 It. lot. Two-car  garage has workshop at rear, other storage  space under sun-deck. Easy access to beach  with mooring offshore, close to store and ferry  and one mile to school. House is In lirst class  condition in every respect and all furnishings are  included. Must be seen to appreciate. Asking  $75,500.  ROBERTS CREEK: Ultra modern luxurious  wft. home with 3,000 sq. ft. of living space;  .designed for modern executive or anyone  wishing to entertain, etc. Main rooms open  onto patio sundeck with complete view of  Georgia Strait. Large attractive garden completely private; low approach to beach, guest  cottage and many other extras. Ask for  further details of this choice property.  SECHELT: 2 bdrm mobile home with large  LR. Large rec. room, sundeck, and storage  has been added. In first-class condition with  w/w throughout. Priced at S24.0O0. J. Black.  GIBSONS���Gower Point area, cozy 2 bdrm.  cottage with part basement, older but well kept.  Nice size rooms; ideal for retirement or starter  home. Lot is approx. I acre in size. Asking  838,800.  GIBSONS: Bay area, close to beach, stores,  and P.O. Attractive 3 bdrm home on extra  large lot with good vegetable garden. Home  Is conveniently designed with large LR, rec  room, utility, workshop, and spare room In  basement. $82,000.  LOTS  GIBSONS: 3 bdrm post and beam with carport; 2 baths; master bdrm ensuite. Fireplace, open area living and dining rooms; new  w/w In living area; beautiful well-planned  kitchen, also two rec rooms downstairs. Large  level lot, 127' x 225' with good garden soil.  Asking 10,000.  LOWER GIBSONS: 3 Iota, corner School Road  and H'way 101, tremendous potential, high  trafflcarea. Older house on one lot. $175,000  GRANTHAMS: Three lots on Reid Road,  Good investment property, potential view.  Asking $8,750 each.  ROSAMUND ROAD: Three lots cleared,  ready lo build. OnlytfO.SOOeach.  WHARF ROAD: Langdale, good retirement  area; lot 65'x 193'. Try your otter.  QIB80NS: Level cleared lot In Gibsons VII-  .'age on sewer and water, 82' x 182', obtainable with small down payment of {3,500.  Inquire for further details.  AbinDflbCEORRHOmES  921-8010  921-9268  Independently Distributed by:  M.D.MACKENZIE LIMITED  Display Home  and Office  6342 Boy St.  Horseshoe Bay  West Vancouver  V7W2G9  IP"  -IE  FOR SALE  Church building 1600 aq. ft. with attached living  quarters of 725 sq. ft. at corner of Martin Road and  Sechelt Highway, Gibsons. This is a high visibility  corner on a lot SO' x 131.80' or 6590 sq. ft. Presently  zoned duplex but rezoning to commercial  understood to be feasible. Conversion to stores,  offices, restaurant could make this an attractive  investment. F.P. $65,000 - For details call SYD or  FRANCES HEAL 922-5677 or  MITTEN REALTY LTD.  1586 Marine Drive,  West Vancouver, B.C.  922-9355 (24 hrs.)  Jr  ,-ac  ���ac-  ���*     --���  Anderson Realty Ltd.  is pleased to announce  that Vadim Kobasew has  joined our sales staff.  Vadim has had a wide range of sales  experience having previously owned and  operated a recreational vehicle business on  the Lower Mainland. He is a graduate of  S.F.U. with a Bachelor of Arts (Economics)  degree and also holds a Bachelor of  Commerce degree from the University of  Manitoba.  Vadim looks forward to meeting and serving  the people of the Sunshine Coast.  You are invited to call him at 885-3211 or drop  into our office at 1192 Cowrie St. .  PRIME COMMERCIAL SITE  Will build to suit or lease the raw land.  Situated between Theatre and Arena  in Qlbsons.  Subject to Rezoning  886-2311  Cadre Construction Ltd.  <s>  SUNSHINE  KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  Canada  Works  A Canada Works Program  application is now being  prepared by the Village of  Sechelt. The total grant offered  for the Comox to Squamish  area is $166,000.  According to Clerk-  Treasurer Malcolm Shanks,  most of the Canada Works  budget has gone to the  Maritimes because of their  higher rate of unemployment.  Projects to be included in the  application include arena  landscaping at $2,000. Arts  Council landscaping al $7,000  and minor projects from  Hackett park, cenotaph and  beaches.  Alderman Joyce Kolibas  suggested turning thc Hydro  right of way on Neptune Street  into a playing field as one of the  projects.  Under the Canada Works  Program any proposals  submitted must be for a  minimum of 13 weeks  employing three people.  Employees will be paid $138  a week and project managers,  $180 a week. For each worker,  projects will receive $40 a week  for materials and administration.  It was suggested during  council's discussion that  employees would work half-  time for the weekly wage.  Rugby  Men's rugby practice for the  new season commencing  Saturday, September 8 will be  on Tuesdays and Thursdays at  6:00 p.m. at the Elphinstone  High School field.  Gibsons will be in a new  division playing teams from  Vancouver, the Fraser Valley  and Vancouver Island.  Anyone interested in rugby is  most welcome. For further  information call Bill at 886-  8036.  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  G  IBSONS  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING-REAL ESTATE CONSULTING-APPRAISALS-    NOTARY PUBLIC  HOMES  DAVIS ROAD: Exceptionally well buill three bedroom home.  Heatatator fireplace, Iwo sundecks, famlly dining room plus eating  area in kitchen. All this on main floor. Lovely landscaped level lot wilh  storage shed, full garden In and double garage. PLUS - Iwo furnished  suites in basement, self-contained with private entrancea, rental (200  each suite. This is a fantastic value and only two blocks to shopping,  schools, etc. 117,800.  1904 SEAVIEW ROAD: Ideel Investment. Presently rented at (800/month or  would make large family home. Breathtaking view of Keals Island and Howe  Sound. Quiel area close to shopping.  Ouality home built on double landscaped  lot. Priced lo sell quickly. Makeen offer.  $79,900  CRUCIL ROAD: Bright end spacious  Ihree bedroom famlly view home In  excellenl condition located within aaay  walking distance to schools and shops.  Large kilchen with built-in dishwasher  and Indirect lighting. Two fireplaces.  Huge recreation room. Lots of extra space  In daylight basement for den or extra  bedroom end workshop. 981,900.  GRANDVIEW ROAD (off Pine): Lovely  Ihree bedroom ranch style home situated  on secluded end fully landscaped Vt acre.  Southern exposure combines privacy with  view of Qeorgle Strait and Vanoouvar  Island. Huge carport allows tor easy  addition of a family room and aim leevee  a carport. Sundeck deceased from living-  room and maatar bedroom. Floor to celling cul rock flrepiaoe, thermopane  windows. Winding concrete driveway  and many other featurea. (63,800.  PRATT RD.: Owner transferred.  Lovely ranch style three bedroom  1212 square leet home. Large level  lol 75 x 143. Cedar feature wall In  livingroom. Close lo new elementary  school. (48,900.  1597 SARGENT RD.: Imagine!  Absolute privacy In your large  beautifully lendscaped back yard with  fruit treea and a spectacular view of the  ocean from the front. All this right In  the heart of Gibaons. Close to shcools,  shopping, etc. Immaculate three  bedroom well built homa with 1/2  basement, fireplace and aundack.  Priced to sell. (88,000.  1739 N. FLETCHER: Beaulilully  remodelled two bedroom home with  another extra large bedroom In full  basement. Good view lot fronting on  two streets. New roof, fireplace, etc.  Garage. Price Includes drepes, fridge *  and atove. (43,800.  1867 NORTH FLETCHER: Two bedroom  home on large view lot In tha Village.  Fireplace In good sited livingroom.  1103 FRANKLIN ROAD: Large family  home In beautiful araa. Stone fireplace  In livingroom. Level nicely landscaped  lot. Southern exposure, dose to Pebble  Beach, Poet Office end ahopplng. Fridge,  stove and dlahwasher Included. Muet  Sell. 848,889  FAIRVIEW RD.: All eet up, two  bedroom 12 x 66 mobile home on large  fully landscsped lot In quiet area near  Gower Point Road. Hu fireplace,  double garage, sundeck and atoraga  shed. (34,(00.  NORTH ROAD: 4V4 acrae level, mostly  cleared In pasture. Must see the Inside  of this gorgeous deluxe double wide.  Huge bathtub In ensuite off master bedroom, plus separate shower. Three  bedroome, large kitchen and famlly  living room. Earth stove outs heating  bills to a traction. Good Inveetment and  holding properly. (83,(09  1286 HEADLANDS RD.: Thla three  bedroom home ia attractively altuatad  at the base of the bluff and close to the  boat launching ramp. Great livingroom  for entertainment, 16 x 25. Alao has  10'/, mortgage. (43,(90.  WHITAKER ROAO: Custom buill  ocean view home In the most  besutlful area ot the Sunshine Coasl.  One block to sandy beach, Davis Bay  dock, store, church, daycare cenlre  and school. Three bedrooms  upstsirs with ensuite oft master.  Expensive cedar finish In dining  room and livingroom. Fireplace.  Completely finished bssement wilh  livingroom, bedroom, kitchen and  four piece bathroom. Single car  garage, cement drive and front nicely  landscsped. ((4,800.  1760 SCHOOL ROAD: Guy, comfortable  four badroom older home on large IM  conveniently located between upper and  lower Glbaona. Several fruit trees, zoned  for multiple dwelling. Excellent alerter  home ends good Investment end holding  property. 831,(00.  CENTRAL AVE: Granthams. Beautiful  home on double wide lot. Million dollar  view of Keata & Howe Sound. Dining  room hoe sliding doors opening onto tha  balcony. Revenue with suites currently  rented at (250.00 and (200.00. Perfect Investment. Priced tosell. (48,890.  CHASTER ROAD: Two badroom A-  frame on lerge lot for smell prloe.(84,(00.  S. FLETCHER: 3 bdrm. famlly home.  Large kitchen, livingroom with  fireplace. On view lot in Glbaona  Village. (38.800.  MAPLEWOOD LANE: Fully finished  newer home located In Gibaons Village  with a view ot Georgia Strait. If you  would like a new home but don't want  the landscaping hassle snd rec room  finishing, this Is it. Home haa three  bedrooms, master with ensuite {3  baths total), two fireplaces, large  family kitchen. Sundeck, concrete  drive, carport, etc., etc., etc. OWNER  TRANSFERRED ALL OFFERS  CONSIDERED (87,800.  REVENUE  HWY. 181 OIMONS. Fully rented nine  unit apartment block with own* (18,000  yearly revenue. Very neat and clean  building In prime location cloee to schools  and ahopplng. Excellent rental history.  Nearly one half acre of properly with  paved perking lot. Thla high cash flew  building produces excellent Investment  value. Contact Jon McRae, 888-3870 for  details. 8148,898.  CENTRAL AVE.: Granthams. Beeullful  home on doublewide lol. Million-dollar  view of Kaata and Howe Sound. Dining  room haa sliding doors opening onto the  balcony. Revenue wilh sullee currently  rented at (280 and (200. Perfect Inveetment. Priced to sell. (48,880  GOWER FT. 8, STEWART RD.:  w-iplex on corner of Gower Point and  LOTS  JASPER RD.: On the sunny slopes of  West Sechelt this 4/10th of an acre lot  haa both alze and view. Nicely treed on  quiet 'no through road' just off Mason  Road. Lot size averages approximately  90 x 175. (18,(09.  LANGQALE RIDGE: Lot 8, Davidson  Road. Bargain price on thla lot amongat  directive new homaa on quiet cul-de-eec.  SANDY HOOK ROAO: Sechelt Inlet  Estates. Excellent building lot with  water, hydro and telephone to lot. A  spsclaculsr view of Porpolee Bey end only  4Vi miles from Seehelt. 88,800.  SANDY HOOK ROAD: Three Ideal bull,  ding lots In beautifully wooded end park  like setting. Thsee view lota overlook  Porpolee Bay and Sechell Inlet. Water,  hydro and paved rooda In good quality  sub-division. Vender may cerry Agreement tor Sale. 810,000 (Ml.  TRAIL ISLANDS: Large waterfront lot  wilh email oove for moorage. Beautiful  view on three sides. Excellent fishing  spot on your doorstep. Call and let ue  show you thle waterfront retreel. (17,(00.  UPLANDS ROAD: Tuwenek. Ideal recreation lot In beautifully wooded end  park like celling. Zoned for trailers.  This lot overlooks Sechelt Inlet and Ihe  Lamb laland.  kitchens and large llvJngroome Willi  fireplaces. One haa one bedroom and  Ihe other three. Extra large view lot  with brook. Village location near beat  launching, tannic, poat office, and  shopping. ((2,800  FAIRVIEW ROAD: Revenue. Duplex on  a M acre lot represents the Meal Investment property. There ara 1232 aquare  feet In both of these side by aide unlta.  with feature well fireplace end eundaoka.  There is sppoel to separate rental mer-  keta with a two and e three bedroom  suite. Assumption of preeent mortgage  makaa porches, very easy and a yeerty  Income of over 87,000 mokes this property herd to beet. (76,800  PORT MELLON HGHWY ft DUNHAM  ROAD: This beeullful triplex haa been  oompletely renovated from the ground  up. An Weal Invaatmant with thraa large  throe bedroom sultss with electric  fireplaces In sach. All suites ara beautifully finished and many extras Including  all new Isndsosplng moke theee suites  vsry rentable at (300.00/p.m. Mountain  and ocean view. Hlghwey access*  8140,0(0  McCULLOUGH ROAD: Wilson Crssk.  Close to one eere of treed properly wilh  sub-dlvlslon possibilities. (22,800.  CHASTER ROAD: 80' X 200' sloping lot  with nice trees facing on two roads.  Spring on property with waler rights.  Close to beech snd school.        814,(00.  ACREAGE  ROBERTS CREEK: 10 acrea  sccesssble by logging road. No hydro.  Yeer round creek runs through  property. (10,000.  REED RD.: 1.8 acres. Excellent acreage  within Gibsons Village. Water, power,  etc. Front hu been cleared at onetime.  Could bo panhandled Into two lots.  (20,000.  GAMBIER ISLAND: 8.2 WATERFRONT  ecree on Oembier Island. 280' on waterfront x 1230. Approximately 2 ecree  cleered plua 0 acres tall timber. Secluded  bay with 2 yeer old wharf, ramp and float  approximately 40 x 18. Sandy beech,  straem end pool then property. Wstsr,  power end telephone In. Approximately  800 aquare feet cabin yet to be flnlehed.  200 degree woot-oouth-weot vlsw. 278  foot supply train to cabin. Ideel recree-  tlonsl and Investment. 8128,080.  NORTH ROAD: 3.4 perk like acres.  Access from side road will secure prlvecy.  Nicely ireed. CIom to the village. (28,000  LORRIE GIRARD     JON MCRAE      ANNE GURNEY       ARNE PETTERSEN       STEVE SAWYER      JAY VISSER       DAVE ROBERTS  886-7760 885-3670 866-2164 886-8793 88S-2691 885-3300 866-8040  Doug Joyce  ��� 886-2761  Bob Bull  885-2503  Don Hadden  885-9504  885-3211  iderson  REALTY LTD  Post Office Box 1219, Sechelt  FREE REAL ESTATE CATALOGUE  Jack Anderson  885-2053  Stan Anderson  885-2385  Vadim Kobasew  885-5389  Vancouver Toll Free:  684-8016  SPECIAL FEATURE  ROBERTSCREEK  WATERFRONT  Unbeatable 125 ft. of beach with a  house plua guest cottage. All  landscaped and in lawn. Blacktop  driveway. Approximately 1/3 acre  of land. South exposure. FP  $134,500. Stan.  HOMES  SECHELT VILLAGE: $63,500. Best view lot on Sunshine Heights  and large too ��� 100 x 140' ��� over I/3 acre. This home is well  Insulated lor winter and has air conditioning throughout for  those hot summer days. Dbl carport, full bsmt., landscaping ��� it  goes on & on! This home by Knight is worth viewing. Call Bob.  SECHELT VILLAGE: $54,900. NEW-NEW-WITH-VIEWI  View from kitchen, living room, and sundeck. Includes 3  bedrooms, kitchen pantry, fireplace, carport, large lot. Call  Bob to view anytime.  WEST SECHELT: $75,000. Four bedroom home, 2 baths, 2  FP, auto-oil heat, sundeck and carport on gontle slope.  1 acre lot overlooking Tnll Islands. Half block to beech access. Also hu small rental cottage. An appointment necessary. Call Don.  DAVIS BAY: $69,900. Ouality 3 bedroom home, huge living room  with lireplace, 2'h baths, hot water heat, carport and separate  workshop on a large 1/3 acre lot. Fully landscaped with easy care  in mind. Call Don for appointment.  HCrKINS DISTRICT: 2 bedroom view home on a large lot  Recently remodelled, extra large living area with good fireplace.  7 x 42 It. sundeck on the south side ol the house F.P. $41,900.  SECHELT: Family 4 bedroom home, 1,200 sq. ft. two bathrooms,  handy kitchen with bar & dishwasher, stove & Iridge included.  Heatilator brick lireplace in living room also brick fireplace In  family room. 600 sq. ft. sundeck, drive-In carport. Landscaped  property with loads of trees & shrubs. A deluxe home that must be  seen to be appreciated. Full price $65,900. Terms. Call Jack.  CREEKSIDE HOME: $68,500. On 8/10 acre with parklike setting,  towering trees 8, spacious, easy to maintain level lawns. One year  new expansive home has two Isrge bedrooms. Separate entrance  hall leads to a large living room with lireplace that invites  gracious entertaining. A 23 x 28' attached garage could be  converted to an extra bedroom & family room. An added plus Is a  440' workshop with 3 pee. plumbing. Close to best sandy beach  In area.  BEAUTIFUL OAVIS BAY: 1300 sq. It. of well built3 bdrm. home.  Large sundeck, 2 fireplaces snd cement driveway. Excellent  family home with a spectacular view. F.P. $64,600. See Doug.  FULL PRICE: $41,900. 3 bedroom, dbl plbg. Handy Sechelt  locale. Landscaped lot with U-drlveway. This home is only 3  years old, clean 8 bright. Real value. Call Jack.  WEST SECHELT: $69,500. Good buy lor size of lot and  development of lower level ol home. Newly completed house  with concrete drive and parking areas. Room on lot to build  swimming pool or other uses. Landscaping done complete with  lawns. Move In and enjoy. See with Bob.   SECHELT VILLAGE$49,900. NEW 3 bdrm, Village, walk to  shopping, carport, fireplace, wood exterior, bsmt. Compare  prices and buy this one. Call Bob.  WATERFRONT  WATERFRONT: Sandy Hook���2 bedroom home on 131' ot  secluded, hard to obtain WF. I/2 basement, cement driveway,  naturally landscaped, easy to care for and priced to sell at  $59,900. See Doug.  SECLUDED WATERFRONT ACREAGE: Do you want a  quiet waterfront retreat with no roads or cars? We have a few  parcels of evergreen forest, 5 to 10 acres each. Minimum ol  250 feet of waterfront and stream through most lots. Located  22 miles out of Sechelt by water or air only. Fly In with Tyee  Airways, Ltd. from Vancouver or Sechelt, or use your own  boat. Call Don.  REDROOFFS: $67,500. New waterfront 3 bdrm home with  expansive view of Georgia Strait and Vancouver Island.  Features shake roof, stainless steel 'Shaw' fireplace and skylight. Treed lot. Bob.  SECHELT-SANDV HOOK: $135,000. Waterfront-Moor  your sailboat at this dock. Large cedar home with super  sauna, decks everywhere. Privacy and expansive view.  Phone Bob for a viewing. This Is a unique home.  EGMONT WATERFRONTAGE: Over 20 acres with approx.  1000'of waterfront. Could be an excellent Inveetment. Vendor offers terms with $50,000 dn. Consideration given to  trades.  EGMONT WATERFRONT: Excellent Investment opportunity. Close to 560' of waterfront with 5 acres and a 5 yr.  old double wide home. Asking $85,000 with Vi dn. All offers  and trades will be considered.  BUSINESS  SEMI-RETIREMENT BUSINESS, GOING CONCERN.  $74,500 FULL PRICE. TWO LAUNDROMAT LOCATIONS.  TERMS & TRADE. Both of theee sitae are Ideal for year-  round steady trade. 14 washer-dryers In one location, 7  dryers and 14 waahera in 2nd location. All equipment In top  condition. Stores are elean and newly decorated. Groea revenue approx. $2,800 per month. For further Information, call  J. Anderson, 885-2053 or Van. 684-8016.  WEST SECHELT, HWY. 101: $149,000. Move Into thla  spacious, comfortable home and enjoy a greet view of the  Trail Islands. The rental from the fourplex on the property  will help pay expenses. This property Is large���80' x 474'���  and is nicely landscaped. Call Bob for more Information.  mtmmmmmm m^^^^mmmm  >^����****��IMMMi  16.  Coast News, August 28,1979  On becoming a Rover  Ramblings of a Rover  by Dee Cee  If I live to be as old as  Methuselah I shall never forget  the last day at school. On any  ordinary day it was the custom  for all the pupils to line up in  lhc square facing the front  doors just as the church clock,  adjacent to thc Henry Wright's  Grammar School, started  striking the hour of 9:00 a.m.  At the last stroke our  headmaster, the Very Rev.  Teller, would appear clad in his  black gown and then, doffing  his morlar-board, he would say  "Goodmorning gentlemen".  At which we boys would then in  turn doff our caps and in  unison respond "Good-  morning Sir". Our caps had a  badge with thc F. Coat of Arms  on it, (ihree silver lions on a red  shield). The smaller boys in the  front row wore blue jerseys  while tile bigger boys in either  blue blazers or heavier jackets,  il it was winter time, stood at  attention in the back rows,  lined up behind us were the  teachers or masters as we called  them. Usually our headmaster  would then turn smartly and  lead the procession into the  main hall where we assembled  lor morning prayers before  dispersing to our various  classes.  This particular morning  there was a departure from the  norm. Our headmaster gave a  short speech in which he  reminded us that for some of us  (including me) this would be  ihe very last time we would  assemble in such fashion and he  hoped we would remember the  old school and the precepts that  it had taught. It was not what  hc said that was so impressive it  was thc way he said it. Up to  thai moment all of us boys, I  am certain, shared a common  opinion of him. To us he was a  cold forbidding martinet and,  although I would not go so far  as to say we hated him, we  certainly feared him. Now in  some gifted way he, in a few  short sentences, revealed a side  of him we had never even  suspected. He was essentially a  warm, friendly old man with a  strong and abiding interest in  "his" boys and it was so  obvious that 1 honestly say I  felt ashamed and guilty to have  misjudged him so thoughtlessly.  After our morning prayer the '  certificates were handed out.  Each of us, as our name was  called, then hadtogoouttothe  front and receive our diploma  (if you could call it that) from  our headmaster, returning to  our scats amidst the dutiful  applause of our schoolmates.  Next came the leave taking  and farewells to all the  teachers. I actually shook  hands with Mr. Miller, the  math professor whom I  detested, and the icy Miss Pym,  who had force-fed me enough  history to enable me to receive  a credit in that subject. Next it  was a greeting from old Bill P.  the Latin master. I think the  pubs must have opened a little  earlier on that auspicious day  as he appeared to be in a rosy  glow and gave off a beery  aroma that could only be  associated with either  Shepherd Neame or Rigdens  breweries. When it came time  to say goodbye to Susan 1  almost broke down, I was so  overcome at the thought of  possibly never seeing her again.  Whether she suspected my  feelings towards her I will never  know but, unlike the other  boys' short friendly handshake,  I am certain she held my hand  for a considerably longer time  while the gaze from her limpid  blue eyes almost melted me and  all the old desperate yearnings  returned. 1 longed to take her  into my arms in a passionate  embrace and never let her go!  I do hope sincerely that she  married the lawyer, had a  beautiful relationship with  him, raised many children and  lived a long and happy life.  Somehow the highly  emotional morning passed and  it was home for lunch. My  parents were, of course, pleased  and proud of me as was only  natural. Mother had made one  of my favourite dishes-  Cornish pasties���and I think I  ate three of them, breaking my  rules about pastry being  unsuitable for anyone "in  training". There was one left  over and when I announced  that I thought I would go  fishing over Nagden Marshes  and intended to be home late  she carefully packed it, along  with two hardboilcd eggs, into  my lunch bag with a bottle of  Stone's Ginger Beer to wash it  down. What a wonderful  Mother I had. She always knew  all the things I liked best and  saw that I, her youngest boy,  got them if it was at all possible  at the time.  About the only other thing I  remember about that eventful  day was that I caught the  biggest eel I had ever taken to  date. It was nearly dusk and I  had caught several roach and  had them in my carry-all on the  front of my bicycle when there  came this tug on the line and it  proved to be a monster of an  eel, over four feet long and  nearly as thick as my wrist. Was  I ever excited! I got him and  thought how pleased my  Mother would be as none of the  family would eat the roach or  tench I usually caught. They  claimed they were full of bones  and tasted muddy. In fact my  Mother refused to cook them at  all so I had to do it myself.  Whether I made a good job of it  I don't really know but after I  had fried them brown and crisp  I smothered them in H.P. sauce  and, to me, they tasted  delicious.  It was decided that I should  spend a week or two down at  Acton farm now that I had  finished my schooling and  make plans for my future. I  knew my father, who was  getting on in years, wanted me  to enter the grocery business  along with my brother George,  who was already in the shop as  was my sister Jennie, who took  care of the books in the office,  but I had other ideas. For one  thing I knew that as far as being  a partner with George was  concerned it would never work  out. He was my brother and I  would never say that I hated  him but he and I had had many  differences. He thought, and so  did my father, that he was a  smart businessman but I  thought him a stupid clod  because he had never gone very  far in school. Another thing  was that he was nearly three  years older than I and, over the  years, being bigger physically if  not mentally, he had always  1   ' hr*  A  :-^i. :���'.-..*���  ���'VI.'  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Another thing was I had no  intention of spending my life in  the little town of F. It was, or so  I thought, and I was only  sixteen going on seventeen,  already getting too small to  contain a boy like me with my  wild and extravagant ideas.  The world was a large and  wonderful place. It was my  oyster and damned if I was  going to be held down in a  small corner of Kent. There  were too many exciting things  to experience and the only way  I could get really started was to  go to sea as my oldest brother  Alec had. That was the answer  as far as I was concerned but  how to overcome my father's  opposition was something I  had not yet worked out.  Perhaps a few days at Acton  would do me good and, who  knows, a solution to my  problems would miraculously  appear!  Lightning starts  Ruby Lake fire  Two lightning strikes started  a small forest fire at Ruby Lake  on the morning of August 22.  A five-man crew from the  Pender Harbour Forest Service  and four tankers loaded with  Phoschek,   fire   retardant,  brought the quarter-acre fire  under control that same day  but remained on the scene  Saturday for mopping up  operations.  The vacant crown land had  been logged ten years ago.  V.H.F.  RADIO TELEPHONE  Coast Guard/B.C. Tel/Ship to Ship  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded to the first  name drawn from the barrel identifying the location of  the picture above. Last week's winner was Susie  Anderson of Box 936, Sechelt, B.C., who correctly  located the pictured object on the Sunshine Coast  Highway across from the Wakefield Road.  Gibsons Public  Library  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 2-4 o.m.  Thursday 2-4 &.  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  DIAMOND T.V. & RADIO  Sunnycrest Plaza  25 Years     886-7215     Repairs ���  Experience Sales ��� Service  TELEVISION SERVICE  . OUR SPECIALITY  OPEN  6 DAYS  A WEEK  For Your  Convenience  Now Open Mondays.  Conventional and High Ratio Mortgages  Available at Competitive Rates  Port Mellon Industries  Credit  Union  Gibsons, B.C.  886-8121  MONARCH  FAIRMONT   MERCURY  ZEPHYR  1979 FALL  "CALLING ALL CARS"  y Service Department now fully operational.  We are equipped with all the  special tools necessary to handle your  service problems.  Factory authorized service a specialty  regardless of where your car was  purchased.  Comprehensive stock of genuine  i -  <*.  I  MOTORCRAFT  ubrd  Parts  'Welcome to Ford Country'  SOUTH COAST lOltll I  SALES LTi M  885-3181  1326 Wharf Rd., Box 1759,  Sechelt, B.C.  SALES-SERVICE- LEASINQ-PARTS'  VANS PINTO BOBCAT GRANADA MONARCH  SwumlAqewufiflM    886-8212     insurance    notary public  ^^r^^.z/^^^^^.J^}^'    *,,nrZ?mZZZ: .Tw. Please call us for your insurance needs.  (formerly Charles English Insurance Agencies)  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre,  Gibsons, B.C.  Please call us for your insurance needs.  Covering the Sunshine Coast for 25 years  Eileen Kinne  Charles English  Arne T. Pettersen  )

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