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 i  i; . / ���   ��� I  Legislative Library,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  February 6,1979  Volume 33, Number 6  Feasibility and utilization stressed  Society for theatre forming  An organizational meeting held in the office of architect  Bruce Gorman in Gibsons last week, saw the Eileen Glassford  Theatre project take a step closer to realization. The purpose of  thc meeting was to set up a Steering Committee for the project  pending the drawing up of a constitution for the Eileen Glassford Arts Foundation.  The project calls for the acquisition of a theatre structure  erected by the U.B.C. Department of Architecture at Bachelors  Bay and its transfer to the Lower Village of Gibsons. At the present time the site designated for the theatre structure is on  village land beside the Fire Hall, the old Corlett property.  Present at the meeting held on Tuesday, January 30, was  local contractor Bruce Wormald who had just returned from a  business trip to Greece. While in Athens Wormald had met with  the four senior students of U.B.C. who had designed the structure. They are presently in Athens in connection with further  architectural studies.  Wormald told the meeting that he had had the opportunity to  see a slide presentation by the builders of the structure and  compare notes with them on the technique of transferring the  building. Wormald said that the students are most anxious to  help with the technical problems since they are deeply concerned that the structure be put to use which is not likely on  its present site.  Wednesday morning Gibsons firemen were on the  scene at this fire at the foot of Headlands Road in  time to save the house which suffered damage only  to its back portion.  When the steering organization was formed local lawyer Bob Reid was named to  the Constitution Committee of  the Foundation. Helping him  Occupant Tom Vincent is helped from the scene by Louise Hume and another  neighbour.  Fund raising begins  Arena begins self-help  Manager of the Sechelt Arena, Eric Wilson, objected last  week to the comments of Chairman Ed Nicholson as reported in  the Coast News. According to Wilson, only the Sunshine Coast  Curling Club has approached the management of the arena for  permission to hold a bonspiel, though he understood that the  Sechelt Legion was hosting a bonspiel at the Gibsons Winter  Club.  Nicholson said that his information came from a member of  the Curling Club but that he was pleased to hear of moves being  made by the arena towards resolution of its financial difficulties.  "I am delighted to learn that steps are being taken which indicate that the arena management are going to be first in line at  solving their own problems," said Nicholson, "I am sure with  this evidence of the determination of the arena management to  solve their difficulties the Regional Board will find some way to  help them."  The steps referred to by  Nicholson involve the formation of a Save Our Arena  Please Committee, S.O.A.P.,  and spokesman Shirley Ap-  souris of Sechelt told the Coast  News, "Steps are being taken  to raise a few thousand dollars quickly so that we can put  a SS.00O deposit on the insurance for the arena. We will  be holding a dinner and dance  in the Dolphin Room of the  arena early in March and we  are also planning to hold a  raffle when a permit is received." Apsouris said that  already several extraordinary  prizes have been donated and  a meeting has been held to  determine which to raffle  and which to use as door  prizes at the March dance.  Referring to the S.O.A.P.  Committee, arena manager  Eric Wilson said, "This is a  group of people who have  determined to get together to  save the arena. The arena is a  physical fact," said Wilson.  "It is not going to go away."  He expressed himself as being  encouraged by the suggestion  made by Regional Director  Joe Harrison of Area A that  the Regional Board move to  acquire letters patent to allow  the Regional Board to take  responsibility for the operating deficits of existing  recreational facilities.  "Harrison's suggestion is  the kind of thing that has to  come," said Wilson. "After  a certain level of ice rental  raising the rates is self-  defeating. We have reached  that point but inflation is  pushing up costs 10���15%  every year." Wilson pointed  out that heating costs were in  the vicinity of "$2,200���  $2,500 per month where four  years ago they were in the  neighbourhood of $1,500 per  month."  Wilson said that not even  economic experts could have  foreseen the level of inflation being experienced. On  the question of the lease for  the arena raised by the  Chairman of the Regional  Finance Committee, Charles  Lee, at the last Board meeting, .Wilson said that he could  see no problem. "Unless  Mr. Lee has found a paragraph which is badly worded  there is no difficulty that I  am aware of," said Wilson.  Auxiliaries  election  The Co-ordinating Council  of Auxiliaries to St.Mary's  Hospital met on January 30  and following is the slate of  officers for the coming year;  Billie Steele of the Sechelt  Auxiliary was elected as  Chairman; Edith Simmons of  the Port Mellon Auxiliary was  elected as Vice-Chairman;  the Treasurer will be Gerri  Smith of the Halfmoon Bay  Auxiliary; Coleen Lamb of the  Roberts Creek Auxiliary will  serve as Secretary; publicity  will be handled by Mary Murray of the Halfmoon Bay  Auxiliary; and Eileen Smith of  the Sechelt Auxiliary will be  the new Volunteer Director.  On March 6, the Gibsons  Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor the General meeting of  Hospital Volunteers at St.  Hilda's       Church       Hall.  Objects to premier's remarks  Lockstead stung  by statement  MLA Don Lockstead took Strang exception bat weekend to a  report carried In a local paper which reported Premier BUI  Bennett as laying that the Mackenzie riding waa being neglected by Lockstead.  The report, which appeared locally on  January 24, readt "In the three yean that be baa been premier  of British Columbia, Bill Bennett has not received one written  word from New Democrat Don Lockstead, MLA, Mackenzie.  "bi anything to do with Mackenzie riding, an area that Includes the Sunshine Coaat, Powell River and all the way north to  Ocean Falls, Premier Bennett said that be bad to Ond oat for  himself.  "Bennett was addressing a nomination convention for Mackenzie held Sunday in Powell River."  Lockstead declared that be had files of correspondence with  the Premier's office and various cabinet ministers which challenge the premier's assertion. "The premier has strayed a  long way horn the truth In this case ��� and not for the first  time," said Lockstead.  The Mackenzie MIA Indicated that be fully Intended to challenge the Premier on the floor of the Legislative Assembly to  Justify his reported statements.  Lockstead will be visiting various places on the Sunshine  Coast this month. From 1:00���5i00 p.m. he will be at the Pender Harbour Realty office of John Breen on February 13)  February 14 will see him at the Municipal Hall In Sechelt between the same hoars; and, also between 1:00 and StOO p.m.,  the MLA will be at hb office in the N.D.P. Bookstore in Lower  Gibsons on February 15.  on that committee is lawyer  David Vaughn of Gower Point  Road. Vaughn has recently  taken up permanent residence on Gower Point Road  and in recent years has been  active in several like enterprises on the Lower Mainland  and on Vancouver Island.  Contractor Bruce Wormald,  Architects Bruce Gorman and  Cesar Cafflisch, and Chamber  of Commerce President Jon  McRae were appointed to the  Building Committee.  Appointed to the all-important Finance Committee  were Joe Kampman, Veterinarian Dennis Bailey who is  also the treasurer of the Driftwood Players, and Regional  Recreation Co-ordinator  Fran Berger.  Coast News Editor John  Burnside will function as Coordinator of the Theatre project until a constitution has  been drawn up and officers  named. Manager Duncan  Campbell of the Bank of  Montreal will act as Treasurer  of the Foundation and Mary  Doray of the Driftwood  Players has agreed to serve as  the Secretary of the steering  body.  Kampman cautioned the  group that a project of the  scope envisioned would need  careful organization. "We  must be persuaded fully of the  feasibility of the undertaking  and of the full utilization of the  facility by the community in  Rick Scott and Joe Mock performed to a capacity  crowd in Roberts Creek Hall last weekend. Dance  was held in support of the proposed Eileen Glassford  Theatre project.  Chamber has  varied projects  Workmen work on the new St.Andrew's Anglican  Church in Madeira Park.  The guest speaker at the  meeting of the Gibsons Chamber of Commerce held on  Wednesday, January 31,  was Marcus Emits of the  Ministry of Tourism and Small  Business. Emits outlined to  the Chamber members  assistance under the C.A.  S.E. programme (Counselling  Assistance for Small Enterprises). The Coast News carried a full outline of this programme under date of January 16 for businessmen who  would like to refer to it.  Another programme that  the guest speaker outlined  for Chamber members was  an A.S.E.P. programme (Assistance to Small Enterprise  Programme). Emits said that  assistance up to fifty percent  for new equipment up to a  maximum of $30,000; thirty  percent up to $18,000. The  assistance is given in the  form of a forgivable loan and  apparently can become a  grant after two years if the  conditions attendant on it are  met.  Chamber delegate to the  Sunshine Coast Economic  Study, Al Wagner, gave an  update report on the study.  A workshop session is being  planned for 2:30 p.m. Sunday,  February 11 at the Cedars Inn.  Wagner also reported on the  possibility of the Sunshine  Coast being the site of an  annual cycling race. Wagner  reported that the terrain of  the Sunshine Coast was seen  as ideal for such an event and  the potential for tourist promotion in conjunction with it  was considerable. Chamber  Secretary Pamela Ryan took  over the chairmanship of the  Committee at Wagner's  request and will be co-ordinating the drive to realize thc  project. It is hoped that thc  Sunshine Coast would bc  hooked into thc North American cycling circuit and that a  Cycling Race would become  an annual event.  Chairman Jon McRae told  thc Chamber members that  retired Works Superintendent  of the Village of Gibsons, Fred  Holland, had undertaken to  supervise thc construction of  thc walking trail linking Dougal Park with the upper village and that work on that  project would get underway  this year.  McRae also indicated that  Commodore Ian Morrow is the  Chamber's nomination for the  position of local director on  the Board of the B.C.Fetty  Corporation. Morrow also  gave the Chamber an account  of the progress made on the  Marina project  lhc event of its completion,"  said Kampman.  Bruce Gorman, who has  been acting as the liaison  with the U.B.C. Architectural  Department, informed the  steering group that an architectural seminar at U.B.C.  on Community Meeting Places  is making the Gibsons Theatre project its main study  under the tutelage of Professor John Haaf who has  already been in Gibsons looking at the proposed site.  "The university people are  most excited at the prospect  of working closely with the  Village of Gibsons and its  Planner in laying the groundwork of planning necessary  for the project to go forward," said Gorman, and he  pointed out that the possibility of extended co-operation  between university and community holds the promise  of great mutual benefit.  "This indeed could be a  pilot project of co-operation  between our universities and  surrounding communities  which could be copied in the  future." said Gorman.  The Village Council of Gibsons has approved the use of  the Village land for the site  of the theatre project providing the following conditions  are accepted and met by the  project organizers:  l.That it be understood the  provision of the site would  represent the Municipality's  total contribution to the funding of the project.  2.That Council must approve a Financial Feasibility  Study, to be submitted by the  applicants as soon as possible.'  3.That the applicants work  with the Municipal Planner  towards the resolution of the  Site Plan, for Council's  approval.  4.That the proposed building must of course conform  to Municipal Zoning and  building requirements, with  particular reference to the  additional requirements of the  Department of Health.  5.That the applicants submit proof of financial responsibility as an incorporated  Society.  6.That a bond or an irrevocable letter of credit be  posted in an amount guaranteeing completion of the  project as present.  In a report to a Chamber of  Commerce meeting on January 31, Co-ordinator Burnside stressed that the steering  group was gravely concerned  that the feasibility of the project, its value, and concrete  indications of its utilization  when completed be made apparent to thc Village of Gibsons and its residents at every  stage of the proceedings,  "Wc realize that it is a considerable undertaking,"  said Burnside, "but we have  available to us sources of  experience and advice and we  intend to make the fullest use  of these sources as wc proceed."  Thc students involved in  the architectural seminar will  spend four days in Gibsons  this month to conduct community and site research.  At the conclusion of their stay  it is planned that they will  participate in a public meeting  scheduled for February 18.  It is hoped that Bruno Gerussi, who is also one of the initial  subscribers to the project will  have brought back from thc  east a film which chronicles  the economic health which  came to Stratford, Ontario  when their theatre was built  in thc 1950's. All interested  members of thc public will be  most cordially welcome at the  public meeting on February  18.  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday]  i  a Coast News, February 6,1979.  CtAIT III!  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  Editorial Department:  John Burnside -Editor  Ian Corrance -Photographer/  Reporter  Office:  M.M. Laplante  Cynthia Christensen  Advertising Department:  Penny Christian  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free lo all addresses on the Sunshine Coasl.  British Columbia: $15.00 per year; $10.00 for six months  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  The use ftf leisure  One of the challenges that face modern  man which get less media attention  than the more dramatic difficulties that  beset him is the problem of creative and  constructive use of leisure time. Since the  Second World War more and more  people have more and more time to  spend in which they are not called upon  to make a living for themselves and their  families. In the 19S0's and '60's it  seemed that television was the answer  to everyone's leisure problems but more  and more people have been finding that  their every need is not being satisfied by  that particular modern miracle, nor are  the needs of their families.  In a recent radio programme broadcaster Peter Gzowski said that statistics  indicate that forty-seven percent of all  North Americans are involved actively  in some recreational pursuit. This is an  increase of one hundred percent over  1961 according to Gzowski and is substantial enough of an increase to indicate  that more and more people are turning  away from purely spectator roles and  are seeking personal activity. This is reflected in our schools where more emphasis is being placed in such things as  cross-country running with mass participation rather than skill sports which inevitably lead to the well-co-ordinated  handful performing while the lesser  skilled majority watch.  Psychologists tell us of the physical  and mental benefits that accrue to the  individual and to the society when a  programme of activity is pursued. Of  course, and as usual, there is nothing  new under the sun. The civilization  of the Ancient Greeks was as fertile a  civilization as any yet recorded arid thf?'?  Greeks had their children spend half the-  day in the gymnasium training theife i  bodies and half the day improving their  minds, which minds, it would seem,  benefited from the programme, "A  sound mind in a sound body" is not a new  concept. It has endured because it is a  sound concept.  In times of economic difficulty such as  we are now experiencing it is indeed of  the very first importance that the money  which is nowhere in plentiful supply  be not squandered on projects which do  not render a positive and definite return.  With some misgivings this paper was  in favour of the Regional Recreation  Referendum recently quashed by the  provincial government. The amount of  money involved was a troublesome  factor, of that there can be no doubt.  Perhaps it was for the best that that  particular proposal was placed on the  back burner by the government since it  bode fair to be a divisive and negative  factor in our lives because there were  so many people who just could not  accept the need for that kind of spending.  It would seem here, however, that the  challenge of leisure time and the lack of  recreational facilities in our area are still  problems that must be recognized. The  challenge is for us to make the best possible use of what facilities presently  exist with the cost of such facilities and  services being distributed as equitably  as is possible. We must continue to  address ourselves to the challenge of  leisure time and the challenge of making  ourselves doers rather than watchers. It  is the continuing challenge to raise the  quality of life for ourselves and our  society and it goes without saying that  this cannot be done for any segment of  society by sacrificing the quality of life  for any other segment or it is a self-defeating concept.  How to improve this quality of life with  justice to all and hardship to none is one  of the surmountable difficulties that we  must learn to solve. The solution will be  by.prudent people carefully ex-  \g. fhe possibilities and keeping an  mind to new ideas and approaches.  Like most good things, the answers to  the problems of how to begin to make  better use of the leisure time available  and help the young by example and  instruction to make better use of leisure  time will not be found easily. It is surely  enough that they can and will be found by  reasonable people working together for  the betterment of all.  . .from trie files of Coast News  5YEARSAGO  A decision has been made that the  Regional Board offices be located in  Sechelt.  Windsor Plywood opens its doors  for business.  Motorcycle gangs, hippies, rock  groups and beach nudity, were given  as the reasons for the Regional  Board looking into ways to prevent  crowd gatherings. They will be  looking into a noise and nuisance  by-law.  10YEARSAGO  When the editor of this newspaper  called a number in Pender Harbour,  he was surprised when the operator  asked him what state he was calling  from. It turned out that he was talking to an operator In Illinois, which  did leave him in quite a state.  Tyee Airways are looking into the  possibility of leasing the airstrip at  Wilson Creek for commercial flights.  Don Lockstead, speaking in Sechelt, outlines the potential In this  area for industrial and tourist growth.  He points out that this would require better transportation and communication.  15 YEARS AGO  The first outing of the new Sechelt  fire truck proved to be a false alarm.  A call was put In, but it turned out  that It was a home built in 1909 by  T.J. Cook, which was under the  wrecker's bar.  The Health Unit In Gibsons moves  from above Ray Kruse's building over  to South Fletcher Road.  The tenders for the new nurses'  residence are opened.  Slings & Arrows **  The Tinkleys are off to Mexico for a  holiday. During their absence, Mrs,  Pat Murphy will be the author of  Halfmoon Bay Notes.  20 YEARS AGO  If you don't know a do-si-do from a  do-sa-do, then get down to Granthams Landing. Bud Blatchford is  starting square dancing classes.  Gibsons Wildlife Club is looking  Into building a trap shoot.  The Rev. E.Jessop gave an inspiring opening message to a congregation of ninety-six at the opening of  the Bethel Baptist Church in Sechelt.  25 YEARS AGO  R.C.Rhodes tried to keep up the  Gibsons garbage removal In the  snow, but not without difficulty,  His truck broke down, and the wrong  parts were sent from town. By the  time he got the right ones some of the  cans had rats in them, one of which  bit his son. When the truck waa finally loaded with garbage, the road  had not been plowed for the last  five hundred yards to the dump, and  he broke the drive-shaft on the  truck. Things have picked up since  then.  Mr. and Mrs. George Kynoch  sail on the Oronsay lor California.  30 YEARS AGO  Selma Park residents hold their  first meeting In the new community  hall.  Furnished cottage In Pender Harbour: Waterfront, with lovely view,  $30 per month.  Mrs. Rellly of Gibsons is looking  for a mate for her 40 year old parrot.  Richard Reeves will be featured in the second of the 'Pioneers of the  Sunshine Coast' interviews with Bert Nelson to be shown on Cable  10, February 21 (6:00 p.m. In Gibsons and 7:30 p.m. in Sechelt ���  dividing line Marlene Road). Reeves remembers early days in Roberts Creek when he stayed with his uncle Jack Reeves, shown above  with his wife and sons, John Junior and Gordon. Richard Reeves  came to Roberts Creek in 1918. 'Pioneers of the Sunshine Coast' is  shown courtesy of Delta 10 and Carl Bobardi of Coast  Cablevision.  -f���r���  ���    ���  Musings  John Burnside  At a Burns Supper the other  night I said that it was Robert  Burns' misfortune that he  lived among a people with a  genius for disapproval and on  reflection the description,  while incomplete rfnd harsh ���  remember it was written by a  Scotsman ��� seems to fit.  There is something so tirelessly Old Testament about  the Scots. Their's is a Deity  who has never left the Old  Testament; He is a God of  retribution and power, a  thunderer of 'thou shalt  nots' at His people who are  ever tremblingly and constantly prone to error and its  consequent terrors in equal  measure.  I, of course, became aware  of the general tenor of such a  life in pre-natal days, taking it  in with my earliest nourishment and have lived within  its framework all my life.  Barring a miracle of liberation  yet unseen, I will live there  until the day I die. And yet I  struggle against it.  Surely the towering genius  of disapproval that outranks  all others with the possible  exception of Moses is Scotsman John Knox. The 16th  Century black-gowned and  bearded Knox glares down at  us through the centuries with  the bony forefinger of disapproval pointing accusingly  directly at us. One could  almost weep for poor beautiful  Mary, Queen of Scots to be  confronted with such a figure.  How the poor lost Queen must  have trembled despite herself in those gray, cold castles far from France, at his  harsh assurances of eternal  damnation.  My own first memory of  going to church comes from  the age of perhaps five or so.  We were not a church-going  family, but sometimes the  Sunday School to which I was  sent was admitted on special  occasions into the church with  the big people for the first  half of their service. The Sunday School, if I remember  correctly, was ushered into  the shiny wooden pews at  the front of the church. It was  in effect the centre of the pit.  The church had a high balcony which ran round three  sides where families had their  regular pews. Behind and  above on all sides were big  folk, all expecting you to be  good, all in position to spot  every passed candy or note.  In front was thc pulpit reached  by a short winding staircase. From where we sat the  minister preaching, was away  high up in the air.  The minister of my first  memory terrified me. A huge,  gaunt old man he seemed,  bushy-eyebrowed, hook  nosed, white haired, pounding  in apparent fury on the  cushioned edge of his pulpit  while he thundered at us  about guilt and sin and the  fires of hell. 1 remember  thinking, "Oh, 1 don't like  you."  Thc paradox is that the  ardent and volatile Mary  Queen of Scots or the equally  ardent and volatile ploughman, Burns, are also a part of  thc Scottish character. It is  perhaps true that John Knox  and Mary the Queen are  locked in unresolved combat  in the Scottish bosom yet.  Certainly the thunderous  disapprovals are often nonetheless linked with an appetite for the ways of the flesh.  John Knox himself acknowledged that man does not live  by the Old Testament alone  when he took unto himself a  maiden of tender years when  he was in his seventies.  Burns, of course, had the  perfect words for the occasion.  In a poem called An Address  to the Unco Guld (the unduly  righteous)  he   says,  and  I  ?1  paraphrase, "O, ye wha'.  are sae guid yersel'/Sae  pious and sae holy/Wha'  hae nocht tae dae but mark  and tell/Ye're neighbours'  fau'ts and follies/Still gently  scan your brither man/Still  gentlier sister woman/Though  they may gae a kennin wrang/  Tae step aside, 'tis human."  It is a plea for caritas, the  loving kindness and forgiveness of the New Testament as opposed to the harsh  and threatening strictures of  the Old.  And though the struggle for  our definition is continued in a  hundred languages and out of  the experience of a thousand  ways, there is an almost  symbolic conflict in the  world between those who  believe that man is brought  to his best expression of self  by fear and retribution and  those who hope a better self  may be realized for all by love  and kindliness and hope.  For myself, I am for the  New Testament Deity Who  loves and forgives, rather  than thc Deity of thc old Who  demands sacrifices as proof  of meet adoration. I am for the  Beatitudes of Christ rather  than the Ten Commandments  of Moses.  All my life I have found  that I myself responded much  better to encouragements  than to threats, and I saw the  same thing in the children  that I taught for fifteen years.  I suspect it is a general  truth. And yet...  And yet the forces of fear  and righteous retribution are  as present in the world,  everywhere, as are the  forces of compassion, encouragement and hope.  I know which side I try to  be on.  You can tell a great deal  about the state of the world  by looking at its current  heroes. There are times when  we admire tolerance, times  when we admire decisiveness,  and times when we respect  violence. Nowhere is this admiration and respect more  obvious and unabashed than  in the classroom. Students are  loyal to and unashamed of  their heroes. None of this  cynical and skeptical bland-  ness of adult hero worship ���  the young either love, hate or  don't care.  One interesting indicator of  student, and by proxy, adult  sensibilities on the question  of heroes is student views of  the main characters of  Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.  I'm sure most of you remember your teacher obliging you  to read Julius Caesar. The  most memorable thing was  probably the day your teacher  said you could move on to  something else. But Julias  Caesar has a perpetual message, especially about the  kinds of heroes we admire.  For all the pain he may have  caused you, a reflection on  Julius Caesar can explain a  lot about where the world is  these days.  For those of you who were  too bored to listen, the first  time, the play is mainly about  three different kinds of  heroism ��� in the dramatic  sense of the word. The main  characters are Anthony,  Brutus and Caesar, as simple  as A, B, C. Anthony is a  rebellious romantic, careless,  restless and cruel. Brutus is  a philosopher, idealistic,  tolerant, liberal, yet unsure.  Caesar is vain, intolerant,  decisive and arrogant. These  characters vie and connive,  juggling these three elements  of leadership among them  to establish the political dream  each seeks.  One of the most interesting  things about teaching Julius  Caesar is the varied and  changing interpretations I  get. I suspect, as I hinted  earlier, that the current  popular hero of the play tells  us about the mood of our  society. In the late Sixties,  when I first started teaching  the play, students were  "turned on", as they used to  say in those days, by Mark  Anthony. Anthony is quite  clearly   a   playboy   ���   "a  masker and a reveller". He  loved plays and he loved the  decadent life. He hated conservatism and convention. He  loved war, rebellion and  women. If you wanted something destroyed, you asked  Anthony ��� he loved destruction.  There came a time, in the  early Seventies, when the  students' sentiments began to  support Marcus Brutus. Brutus, who is the recognized  "tragic hero" of Shakespeare's play, is a noble idealist, someone who would  wreck an enterprise only if it  was the "right" thing to do.  He had his vanity, his pride.  His noble, even aristocratic  background gave him the faith  that whatever he did ��� as  long as it was based on selfless idealism ��� was right.  One is reminded of Thoreau's  "Anyone more right than his  neighbours constitutes a  majority of one".  Then there is Caesar himself. Imperious, powerful,  vain, immovable. He exemplifies the paternalistic approach to leadership, the love  of discipline, the need for  order, the desire for direction.  He ruled ��� dictated ��� with  unflinching gaze, with iron  grip ��� "as true and fixed as  the northern star", never so  much as a doubt in his soul.  These days, Caesar is the  hero, and I think this may  indicate a current desire  among students, and probably  by reflection adults, for direction ��� to be told what to do  and how to do it ��� as Caesar  would have done.  Look at some contemporary  heroes, and see if what I'm  saying has some credibility:  Superman ��� the popular new  movie; Pope John Paul II;  the Iatola whatshisname.  While these figures may be  forces for good, the style they  represent is one of absolutism  and infallibility.,'.  Needless) to say, tht tide  will turn away from this kind  of leadership; Caesar's popularity will give way to Anthony's; the strong, personal and paternalistic  leader in politics will give way  to the pluralist and humanist.  Like the famous hamburger  poll in B.C. politics, my  A,B.C. poll will, I suspect,  continue to have its own  irrational accuracy.  A music against  midnight  In the house with the broken heart  the ancient woman  lives like a brown ghost  bowed shuttling blrdfrail  a stubborn survivor  brave at the brink with her memories.  She Is badgered by time but her eyes  still clear, float like berries  In crinkled sockets  as she drinks her ninety-fourth year  and two medicinal bottles of beer each morning  to ease the tremulous decline.  For a dollar a day and breakfast  I watch over her life's spare winter  In this backwater place where the clocks have frozen  back In the breadline Thirties  and the echoing talk of long-lied relatives  hangs In the halls among the shadows.  Sometimes In the nervous night  I ready speeches for phantoms  tense In my ticking room  but there Is only the small sound of mice  Industrious between the walls  and the old woman worrying through her dreams.  But sometimes she plays the piano  arthritic fingers spring delt again  and as I listen In a sad and speechless wonder  she bridges the gulf beyond reckoning  sends the defiant anthems of her youth  rallying through the rooms like mislaid laughter.  by Peter Trower  January 27,1979 Coast News, February 6,1979  3.  Letters to the Editor ckamkw  Community TV Forum  Editor:  Channel 10 on all cable  systems is reserved for Community use. The Elphinstone  Student Research Productions  invites you to participate in  our Community Forum on  "The Potential of Community  Television on the Sunshine  Coast". The Forum is tentatively planned for April 20-  21 or April 28-29.  We would like to hear any  ideas you may have as to how  your organization could use  Community Television.  If possible could you prepare a live presentation for  the Forum ��� for example, a  demonstration of a skit,  dancing, singing, first aid, or  a talk. The presentation  should not exceed ten minutes  in length. It should be suitable  for televising. If a live demonstration isn't practical, a short  description would be acceptable. We would like to  send someone to discuss this  project with you or your  group. We can also provide  help in the preparation of a  script.  We are working in conjunction with Coast Cablevision  Ltd., the School District and  the Steering Committee for  Community Television, a  group exploring ways and  means to finance the project  to open up Channel 10 for  Community use. If you have  any ideas and suggestions as  to how this could be done, the  Steering Committee would be  happy  to  hear  from  you.  Please phone 886-2147.  The Elphinstone Student  Research Productions may be  reached by phoning the  High School, 886-2204, and  leaving a message. In the  evenings feel free to phone  886-9294. We are looking forward to hearing from you.  We need your help to make  our fourth Community Forum  a success.  Karl Johnston,  Forum Executive Committee  A poem from Browning  Editor:  Herewith a pome.  At Davis Bay in the depths so clean  Where the starfish sing Dixie and God Save the Queen  The fishermen watch with baited hook  For something for supper for mumma to cook,  Two little fish came swimming by  They gazed at those worms with looks awry  "I'm sure that they look so very odd,"  Said Minnie the mackerel to Tommy the cod.  But Clarence the coho happened along,  He 'd listened to the starfish's song.  He wiggled his tail and said with a sigh,  "I'm only too glad that I happened by,  "I've swum in the icy Behring Seas,  ' 'where you have to keep swimming or else you freeze,  ' 'where the polar bear groans in the awful cold  "and the white fox moans his woes untold  ' 'where the ptarmigan buries himself in the snow,  "Besides, he wouldn't know where to go.  "I've swum from Gibsons to Bangor, Maine  "I've swum to Cape Horn and back again.  ' 'And what I say to you two little fish  ' 'Whenever you see a tasty dish  "Just swim right around and take a good look,  "And don't never eat nothing that's stuck on a hook".  His grammar was bad, I needn't say more,  When I tell you he'd only been to Grade Four.  Said Minnie the Mack, "we'll do as we're bidden,"  Said Tommy the cod, "Oh sis you ain't kidden',"  So they swam away with chuckles and laughter,  And both lived quite happy for many years after.  presentation I  Ex-mayor Lany Labonte  made a presentation on behalf  of the Glbaona Chamber of  Commerce to Mr. T.NtahJ-  mnre of the Canada Manpower Centre at the Chamber  meeting held on Wednesday,  January 31.  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Coast News, February 6,1979.  Up Mbeiy Creek PaitV  I am not fifteen feet from  the ground before I realize I  have made a bad mistake. I  have watched enough men  ride up the tree to know that  you are supposed to face inward and kick the passing  bark every once in awhile  to keep from spinning. I try  this but my boot hits too hard  and sends me revolving sick-  eningly. The mountains and  sky dance in a blur of sheer  vertigo around me. By the  time 1 stop turning, I am over  sixty feet from the ground  and still horriftcally rising. I  keep my eyes glued to the fir-  trunk, clutch the line in a  death-grip and try to forget  where I am. The block I have  to thread hangs maybe twelve  feet from the top of the  hundred-and-twenty foot  pole. It is not a tall tree as  spars go but plenty high  enough to scare the acropho-  bic hell out of me. I desperately study the brown  topography of the rutted bark  as Brodsky reels me ever  higher. This is no big deal, I  try to tell myself. All I have to  do is thread the damn extension and I can return to the  safe, solid earth again. I grit  my tee th and hang on.  The block is no more than  ten feet above me when suddenly I am dropping with  terrifying speed. It is one of  the most nauseating sensations I have ever experienced.  I think for a ghastly second  that the pass-line has broken.  Then I am jerked to a painful  stop with equal suddenness. Nightmarishly, I begin  to rise again, reach roughly  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  the same point and once more  drop like a stone. This time  the fall is longer and nearly  breaks my butt. I am about  hysterical by this time. That  crazy rum-dumb Brodsky  must be playing games with  me and I am totally at his  mercy ��� a human, bloody  yo-yo. I have had a good  deal more of this than I can  take. The stigma of chicken-  ing-out no longer matters a  damn. "Hey, come on I  Take me the hell down I" I  hear myself yell in a cracked,  pleading voice. And at last,  miraculously, I am descending all the way at a half-  reasonable speed. To hell with  threading thai goddamn  block!  It is such a relief to be on  firm ground, I just throw off  the chain and stand there  panting, my rear-end, one  enormous ache. As soon as  I've collected my wits, my  thoughts turn to Brodsky.  That smart-aleck bastard  has some explaining to do.  He has anticipated my anger  however; is already off the  machine and walking over.  "Sorry about bouncing you  around up there," he says  innocently. "Brake was  slipping on the drum. I'll  have to tighten her up."  It sounds plausible enough  and although I detect an  amused undertone in his  voice, there is no way I can  prove he was playing games  with me. 1 let it eo at that.  INCOME TAX SERVICE  p located at  CONFIDENTIAL  BUSINESS SERVICES  SEA-VIEW PLACE   GIBSONS  Personal &  Small Business Returns  Reasonable Rates      O00"��9030  fV.JV.W.V.V.V.W.V.V.J  Under no circumstances however, am I going up again.  Fortunately Chris, who has  watched the whole performance from the hill and knows  of my phobia, arrives at the  trackside at this point. Brodsky makes a great show of  tightening the brake. Then  Chris (who does not share my  horror of heights) takes the  line through with no problem.  We run the haulback around  and are logging again in short  order. But the nerve-racking  experience preys on my mind  for several days. I resolve to  accept my shortcoming and  stay the hell out of spartrees  from this point forward.  The colddeck-pile is swung  to the road without further  incident. Then the cat breaks  down, Jacob Hine, looking  more than ever like a gawky  professor about to lose his  tenure, flies worriedly in for  another conference with  George. Misery Creek is certainly justifying its doleful  name. Maybe the place is  really jinxed. Rumours of  imminent bankruptcy continue to circulate. Paul swears  he overheard Hine saying  something about foreclosure.  There is a very shaky feeling  about the whole business.  Finally, the suspense and  uncertainty get to be too much  altogether. Despite the good  money (more than we have  ever made in the woods before) Chris and I decide we  would be wisest to quit before the cheques start bouncing.  Feeling more than a little  disloyal, we approach George  in his quarters and tell him  we are going to pack it in.  "Well, gaddammit boys,"  he says, "I can't hardly blame  you. Looks like Hine is in  some pretty bad money trouble alright. Never knew that  when I got tangled-up with  him. I'll phone the office in  town and have them get your  time ready. Wish I could pull  out myself but I'm in too gad-  dam deep. Have to go down  with the ship, I guess."  We say our goodbyes and  goodlucks and chug out of  Misery Creek Bay for the last  time. An item in the paper a  couple of days later, confirms that Hine's company  has indeed gone bankrupt.  All cheques are stopped  pending disposal of assets.  Luckily, we have already  cashed ours.  Both Chris and I manage to  catch one more short camp  before Christmas. That winter  we are doing a nightclub with  a couple of girls when we  run smack into Swimby, all  dudded-up and accompanied  by a handsome blonde. He is  also sporting crutches and a  cast on his left leg. "What  the hell happened?" we ask  him.  "Broke the gaddam thing  again," he smiles wryly.  "Got all straight with the  lawyers over my money. Went  back up to Misery to move my  donkey out but the brakes  were wet and the old bitch  took off on me comin' over  them bluffs. Didn't hurt that  bloody machine a bit but I  got thrown off on top of a  boulder."  Poor George. His hard  luck was still running true to  form.  Ellingham s  j.   Astrology  ,.������������.�����������������'  Film Society  By Allan J.Crane  There were forty-eight  people at Romeo and Juliette,  and ballots to hand indicate a  most positive reception with  comments such as: "It's  better the second time,"  and, "This was beautiful".  Results will be published in  next week's newspaper.  The Kwahtahmoss Film  Society's next presentation  will be Fellini's 8'/i to be  shown at 9:00 p.m. Tuesday,  February 13, at the Twilight  Theatre. I am grateful to our  Treasurer, Bob Morgan, for  the following commentary on  the film.  Federico Fellini's t'A  occurs at about the halfway  mark in his career as a director. Indeed, the title itself is  indicative: at this point (1963),  Fellini had made six full-  length   features   and   three  Gibsons Library  The last couple of months  have seen the arrival on the  shelves of the Gibsons Public  Library of some very intriguing new titles.  In the non-fiction portion of  the library, for instance, newcomers are, on the Biography  Shelf: In Search of History by  Theodore H.White; Bronfman  Dynasty by Peter C.Newman;  St. Simon's Memoir by Eugenia Price. On the Crime  Shelf, there is Till Death Ua  Do Part by Vincent Bugliosi;  under Health, The Complete  Book of Running by James F.  XWX��X*��**K*>X*��>>S  ���!  /"T"\ PROVINCE Of  [HjljBRItliH COlUMB  INtM>   'HaaaSHjIt "all C W u WiC ��� WWI ILKL  sis lis sr;-,.,., .....,��...���  copy  nrnrarBirBw  bVo3,'79  "''  ".<"��� ��ir I . 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New fiction titles which  have appeared this year  include: Bright Flows the  River by Taylor Caldwell;  Day of Judgement by Jack  Higgins; The Empty Copper  Sea by John D.MacDonald;  Grave Mistake by Ngaio  Marsh; The Master Mariner  Book I by Nicholas Mon-  sarrat; Who Do Yon Think  Yon Are? by Alice Munro;  The Left-Handed Spirit by  Ruth Nichols; Judith by Aritha  van Herk; Secrets by F.Lee  Bailey; Abra by Joan Barfoot;  Trial Ron by Dick Francis;  The Young In One Another's  Anna by Jane Rule; Slaters  and Strangers by Helen Van  Slyke; War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk.  The Library Committee  especially wants it noted that  "half" segments of anthology  films done with other Italian  directors.  8'/i was Fellini's second  "big hit" ��� that is, it did very  well commercially, as had its  predecessor, La Dolce Vita,  and has gone on to continued  success in regular revivals.  These two films also alerted  those interested in good films  to Fellini's earlier movies  from the Fifties. And since  8'/j, each of the director's  offerings has been eagerly  awaited and, for the most  part, very well received. Indeed, two of his colourful  films of the early Seventies,  Amarcord, and Satyricon,  played the Twilight Theatre's  regular schedule, to the delight of many.  8Vi has been called autobiographical, in that its central  figure is a film director, but  whether or not the director is  Fellini himself is unimportant.  The basic situation is that the  director is stuck for a story to  film. He is at a fancy resort  hotel; with him is his screenwriter. His married mistress  is at a nearby hotel; his producer is on the scene, with  entourage; and his wife arrives. The director is har-  rassed by the producer to  come to a decision; at length,  he decides to abandon the  film. Finally, in one of the best  of the film's fantasy scenes,  he sees the characters from  his past life dancing around a  circus ring, faces die facts of  his past and present, and decides to make a film out of  the very elements we have  been shown.  The film is a dazzler cine-  matically, ingenuous visually  and in plotting, and it has an  overall comic feeling, if of a  somewhat sardonic type.  All the acting is first-  rate, as is customary with  Fellini; is meticulous casting  of all parts, no matter how  small, is a characteristic of  his work. In the lead role,  Marcello Mastroianni is at his  best:  there is now a very good  selection of LARGE PRINT  books available at the Library.  By Rae Ellingham  Week commencing! February  5th. General Notes: Mercury,  planet of communications,  squares Uranus, planet of  the unexpected, indicating a  time of disrupted journeys,  weird phone calls and strange  visits. Getting the message  across could be frustrating.  The Full Moon also squares  Uranus, promising a few days  of emotional upheavals  and unexpected incidents.  It's going to be a lively week.  Babies bom this week will  be highly-strung, revolutionary, original and independent. Weekend arrivals will  also be generous, dignified, loyal and confident.  ARIES (Many 21-April 19)  Social life, pleasures and  amusements attract strange  conditions. Plans for a good  time may have to be changed  suddenly. Being spontaneous  or trying something different  brings greater satisfaction.  Romantic flirts will be lured by  unconventional types. Be  careful. Friend or acquaintance may question shared  expenses. Children may be  nervous or excitable.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Accent is on unexpected  domestic reorganization.  Family life may feel unstable.  It's time to resolve conflicts  linked to home, marriage and  career. Partner's ideas are  probably too crazy to work,  but listen anyway. Meanwhile  postpone decisions concerning  land or real estate.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Spotlight is on unusual,  short-distance communications. Prepare for strange  phone calls, odd letters, sudden visits and broken journeys. It's your turn to be running around in circles achieving very little. Advice is to  list priorities and tackle jobs  methodically. Brothers, sisters and neighbours will be  in cranky moods. Others may  find you talkative next weekend.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Accent is on the financial  jitters. Deciding what to do  with hard-earned cash becomes a problem. It's no time  to take risks with speculative  ventures. Advice is to keep  money in the bank. Items or  clothes bought impulsively  will be returned later. Keys  and small items disappear.  LEO (July 23-Aug.22)  Full Moon in your sign finds  you restless and unable to  make domestic decisions.  Remember that present nervousness or irritability is  only a passing phase. 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Meanwhile, health and employment  matters are linked to surprising messages. Have nothing  to do with scandal, gossip or  deceit this weekend. Hospitals  and institutions figure  strongly.  LIBRA (Sept.230ct.23)  Sudden or unusual incidents  may occur at local clubs,  meetings or group get-togethers. Those involved in  committee work may experience power struggles or challenges to present system.  Friends or acquaintances  suggest unconventional alternatives. Meanwhile,  change in financial picture  affects long-range plans.  SCORPIO (Oct.24-Nov.22)  Honour, career, position or  local reputation face unexpected shocks. Looks like your  recent rebelliousness may  have backfired. Tough luckl  Once again, commitment to  either family life or personal  success becomes key issue.  Those of you born around  November 16 feel the need for  drastic change.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-  Dm.21)  Prepare for sudden attitude  change linked to personal  beliefs, ideas or life philosophy. Others may have difficulty understanding your  viewpoints as weekend  approaches. Resist temptation  to preach current faith or impressions. Instead, jot down  insights or convictions for  future reference. Expect  unusual developments in  far-away places. Long-distance message reveals  changed plans.  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-Jan.19)  Unusual conditions are  linked to partner's finances or  possessions. Someone close  to you needs expert advice  regarding property or long-  term loans. Think twice before  co-signing other people's  speculations or risks. Pay  more attention to your own  tax, insurance matters which  are subject to unexpected  change.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb.18)  Partner, mate or close associates are feeling moody,  restless and unable to make  decisions. Loved one's comments should be ignored for  the next few days. Long-range  plans concerning marriage  will probably fizzle out. Secret is to hear all, see all and  say nothing. Those of you  born around February 12  experience many unusual  changes this year.  PISCES (Feb.19-Mar.20)  Accent is on unusual conditions linked to health and  employment matters. Prepare  for indecision on the job.  Tendency is for day-to-day  messages and routines to go  astray. Advice is to repeat  instructions twice and record  clearly all transactions. Health  upsets are associated with  mental fatigue and tension.  Now's the time to take a few  days off.  Consumer  help  A handbook of consumer  rights entitled "HELP",  written by Toronto law  professor Michael Trebilcock,  has been published by Marketplace���C.B.C.-TV.  The eighty-four page booklet contains chapters on misleading advertising, deception in business, defects in  products and services, credit  buying, real estate and rental  transactions, insurance and  "How to Complain". Pinpoints differences in consumer  laws from province to province  and inlcudes names, addresses and telephone numbers of  over ISO agencies dealing with  consumer problems. Send  cheque or money order for  $2.50 to C.B.C. Learning  Systems, Box 500, Station  A, Toronto MSW1E6. Book Review  Two West Coast poets  By John Moore  Courtesy of the coast's  own Harbour Publishing, I've  just encountered two more  fine hooks by West Coast  poets: John Skapski's Green  Water Blues and Julia Moe's  December Tide.  John Skapski is a fisherman and his work naturally  invites comparisons with that  of Kevin Roberts, Harbour's  other poet-fisherman, whose  Deep Line was reviewed in  this column not long ago.  Like Roberts', Skapski's  poems convey a powerful  sense of the rhythms of the  fisherman's life; the tedium,  the monotony, and the overwhelming feeling of timeless-  ness:  All day that engine roar  bores/Into bis long dleselled  senses./ Waiting for aleep to  erase/This vertigo of aware-  nessi/Rldlng above the  bllgewash sloshing.  The details, "that steady  throb of diesel", the repetitious chores ("Hell, I've half-  hitched myself to death: this/  Around and through, around  and through./I must have  knotted my way across the  universe/A hanging at a  time, line after line..."),  ultimately add up to a life  Skapski sums up most eloquently in Propellor Blues:  And so It goes, day to day/  In (his business end of fish-  ing./So, week to month to  season/In the business of  living off fishing./ Our lives  riddled by amnesiac absences/Vaguely accounted for  by random bank deposits./  Taking time out of life to make  a living.  But the "time taken out of  life to make a living" has a  way of becoming the essence  of the life itself, as Skapski  astutely observes in a portrait of an old fisherman  aptly entitled Like Finding the  Woman You Love Drives You  To Drink which begins,  "The snes the i(sea can't  swa^pvy,' she rusts," and  ends!' "Leached' but by a  life/they discovered was  killing them slowly/Long after  the choices were made."  Throughout Skapski's  poems there runs that ambivalence common to men involved  in dangerous and elemental  occupations they grumble  about endlessly and wouldn't  trade for all the clean shirts  and regular hours in the  world. It emerges most powerfully in So How Many Nights  Have I Thought Of Yon, addressed to everyone "curled  up wgrm in your level bed"  while the fisherman wrestles  with fouled gear and foul  weather.  So how many miserable  times have I thought/Of all  of you, lying out there asleep/  Taking it Just so easy,/  While I've pulled In the last of  the net,/Stumbled dripping  Into the cabin, and/Turned  the boat around, beading  back Into the wind.  Skapski isn't given to narrative over-indulgence. His  fine spare style gives his  poems a pithy imagistic  immediacy well-suited to his  reflective turn of mind. He is  at his best in poems like  Return, contemplating his  own essential existence:  We are what we have  teen, and/In time/See what  we arei I am one/ Returned to  die on these shores,/To lie  beaten out,/Beached on this  rlverbank.  Julia Moe's December  Tide is subtitled, "Poems  From Lighthouses, Inaccessible Islands, and Cabins in  The Middle of Nowhere".  Presently a lighthouse-keeper  on an Island off the north  coast of Vancouver Island, she  knows whereof she speaks.  Poets, confronting the Over  whelming combination of  harshness and beauty, violence and tranquility in the  natural environment of this  coast have two ways to go;  they can attempt to squeeze as  much of the raw elemental  reality as possible into their  poems, often relying on the  ancient technique of pure narrative story-telling to embody  the spirit of this life ��� this has  been the traditional approach  favoured by North American  writers in both prose and  poetry ��� or they can take a  leaf out of the books of our  neighbours across the water,  the poets of China and Japan,  and adopt a calm reflective  stance, observing carefully  and recording with intense  precision the subtle, less  dramatic events in nature and  human existence. Julia Moe  exemplifies the latter course;  her poems are deceptively  simple and direct and, for all  their understated tone and  restrained lyricism, profoundly evocative. They  remind me of Japanese Haiku  or the finer poems of ancient  China in their ability to somehow, effortlessly and indirectly, express the inexpressible. The natural landscape  looms large in these small  poems and one of my favourites  is  Winter At The  Door, about one of those  "Cabins in The Middle of  Nowhere" where the poet's  sense of oneness with the  natural environment is expressed by the "grey blanket" which fills the unfinished  doorway of the cabin ���    ,  we talk of/storms put,/  the next storm/Is almost  here./wolves ouUlde,/coid  snaps at our legs,/hello winter,/! hope our door/la never/  quite/finished.  It's difficult to quote from  these poems because of the  elusive' quality they possess;  they leave a kind of residue in  the mind that lingers long  after a first reading. Planting  Early is another poem that  stuck in my mind particularly; the poet rehearsing her  garden-to-be:  that night I laid my packets/  of seeds on the floor/all tidy  In their lines/but I know my  rows/will wrlggle,/this way  and that,/crooked at the  river they hug./a hundred  timet I plant/my garden/  before I'm even there.  Green Water Bluet and  December Tide are both welcome additions to my bookshelf and I'd suggest you  make room for them on your  own. Where good books are  concerned, there's always  room for one more.  Coast News, February 6,1979  MOREL'S  Framing &  Construction Ltd.  "SPEC  HOUSES"  specializing in  CUSTOM HOME  BUILDING & FRAMING  886-2440  "It's no fun when they leave a guy In the back of the truck like this. What do they  get up to In all these places?"   CBC Radio  Birders meet  Gary Kaiser was the guest  speaker at Chatelech School  last week for the second meeting of the Birding Gub, It  was an interesting meeting,  with thirty-five people attending.  The main topic of the meeting was Triangle Island, a bird  sanctuary off the northern tip  of Vancouver Island, This  island is closed to the casual  visitor; even the researchers  have to be doubly careful, as  literally hundreds of thousands of sea birds breed there.  for the clean-up operation.  Further information on this  or related subjects can be got  by contacting Gary Kaiser  at The Canadian Wildlife  Service, Box 340, Delta,  V4K3Y3.  In other business at the  meeting, Wayne Diakow outlined a tentative programme  of field trips, the first being a  local one, through the Sechelt  Marsh area and the Porpoise  Bay Campsite. Possibilities  for the future are to Vancouver, Chatterbox Falls, and for  He pointed out as an example   the ambitious enthusiasts, a.  of what could happen in the   pelagic trip off the West Coast  puffin colony if the unknow  ledgeable were to walk  amongst it. The nests are  burrowed into the soft cliff  face & the weight of a human  could collapse them, trapping  the young inside.  The slides were interesting  and were enhanced by a good  sense of humour from the  guest and the audience. While  identifying the flora in the  area Kaiser showed a slide of  some wild oats. An expert on  the subject of wild oats informed him that it was actually another type of gras s.  He is also involved in  treatment of birds caught in  oil spills. The problems  encountered in cleaning these  birds in the past have been  that they lose their insulation,  get poisoned, or the treatment is so traumatic that it  can kill the patient, From a  thousand birds treated  after a spill in Denmark only  thirteen survived, and those  were unable to breed.  David Adams of the S.P.  C.A. in Victoria has apparently developed a method by  which the birds not only  survive, but will breed, once  back in the wild.  Two organizations in Vancouver, going under the name  of Project Birds in Real  Distress, are to be taught this  method, and if the need  arises, they will be available  of Vancouver Island.  Wayne will be setting up a  telephone list in which anyone with an interesting sighting will call the next person on  the list, who will call the next  and so on. This is designed to  keep the members up to date  on the happenings in the  area.  The parent organization for  the Birding Club is the Sechelt  Marsh Society.  By Maryanne West  AM Radio  Hockey Challenge Cop  Soviet Union National Team  vs N.H.L.I Pre-empts regular  programming. Thursday,  5:00 p.m., with Fred Sgam-  bati, Billy Harris and Gerry  Fogarty. Saturday, 11 a.m.,  and Sunday, 5:00 p.m.  Saturday  The Hornby Collection:  11:05 p.m, Part I, The Stonecutter's Horses, a poem read  by the author, Robert Bring-  hurst, and Shirley Broderick.  Part II, Letters from Lantern  Lane, the correspondence  between women's rights  leader Nellie McClung, who  died in Victoria in 1951, and  her granddaughter in Vancouver.  CBCFM Radio  Saturday  Audience: 9:05 p.m. Part  Robin Phillips, artistic director at Stratford, in conversation    with    Art    Cuthbert.  Part II, James Bridie ��� Who  He?, a feature on the Scottish poet and playwright by  his   son,    Ronald    Mavor.  Part III, the music group of  London, the Fibbich Quintet ...  in recital. Part IV, Russell  Keziere  talks  with  Toronto  painter, Harold Town.  CBC Television  Wednesday  The Great Detective: 8:30  p.m., Murder at Blenheim  Swamp, based on an actual  case solved by John Wilson  Murray, Canada's first  government-appointed detective, who inspired the  series.  Coming and Going: 9:30 p.m.,  ANNUAL  SALE  IN TIME FOR VALENTINE'S DAY  20%-30%OFF  ALL ITEMS ON DISPLAY  (Including Pocket Books)  /  Corner of  School Rd and  Gower Point Rd.  4^t*r  %  886-7744  Gibsons  AUTOPLAN TIME IS HERE  Now selling new plates and insurance  Come in early bringing your renewal documents  and let us help you to get proper coverage.  Financing available.      886-2000  K. BUTLER  REALTY  Special documentary filmed at  St.Boniface Hospital on a  special ward for the terminally  ill. The sole purpose of the  ward (the first such unit in  Canada) is to provide a caring environment where people  can die in dignity. Using special techniques, a small CBC  crew filmed the daily activities of the ward, its patients,  and staff.  Thursday  Challenge     Cup     Hockey:  5:00 p.m. live from Madison  Square Gardens.  Saturday  The Challenge Cup Hockey:  11:00 a.m., live from Madison  Square Gardens. The third  game on Sunday at 5 p.m.,  will be shown on CTV Channel  8, and CHEK Channel 6.  ***************  NDP  *>***%  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  TTTTTT'T'l'TT'r'I'T' *l"  Sunday  Supenpeciali 8:00 p.m., Ai  Waxman and the International  Circus ��� best circus acts in  the world I  Winter  9:00 p.m. Opening ceremonies  by Prime Minister Pierre  Trudeau, from Brandon,  Manitoba.  GIBSONS CUBS  REGISTRATION  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11th  FROM 1 PM-3 PM  AT THE GIBSONS CUB HALL  Boys must be 8 by the end of February  to be eligible.  LOWER GIBSONS, NEXT TO OMEGA RESTAURANT  m Coast News, February 6,1979.  COAST INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES  ANEW  Steam Cleaning Service  CARS & TRUCKS AND WHAT-HAVE-YOU  PHONE FOR APPOINTMENT - 886-9159  00 Off  WITH THIS COUPON  (One per Customer)  CoasT^0  Industries^  Behind Peninsula Transport  Malibu man is the model  More of us are active  By Fran Berger  A brush past C.B.C.  radio the other morning revealed a new side of Peter  Gzowski; he's a closet jock. I  rather suspect he is one of  those people who has to start  his day with tea and a sports  page, and begins to get  twitchy for a sports fix if, as  has often been the case since  the absence of the Sun and  Province has spared us intimate details of the world's  pains and pleasures ��� if  there has been no word for  several days on the fate and  fame of the Canucks, the most  recent tough-man trade, All's  latest quotable and contestant, and the fortunes of the  like of eighteen-year-old  Wayne Greczki, who has just  signed a twenty-one year  contract with the Edmonton  Oilers for a grand total of  $5 million. Tea and a sports  page may possibly set the  wheels in motion and the  sparks flying in more brilliant male minds each day  than we give them credit  for ��� and I'm definitely all  in favour of a team approach  to life.  But admittedly, since mov-  r~���~   4 *  FenUngU  fresh  flowers  flowering  plants  we deliver  885-3818  9:30���5:30  Put Your Favourite Valentine  On A Button  75*  (Actual Size)  Drop your picture off at the Coast \  News office along with your name and  phone number and you will be called \  when it is ready.  Rates for clubs who wish 50's, 100's,  or 1,000's are also available.  In the case of single buttons  remember that the picture used will &  be the one you bring in.  ing away from the Saskatchewan Roughriders, I am not all  that much of a sports fan, and  while I intend to make the  upcoming U.S.���Russia  hockey series my opportunity  to hone some fine degree of  appreciation for my country's  national game (literally all  of the U.S. players are Canadians), I still hear most game  broadcasts and sports reports  as background hype and chatter ��� or uproar if someone  has just scored ��� and consequently, I almost missed  what Gzowski had to say.  The conversation was of  physical activity in general,  and Gzowski revealed the  amazing fact that forty-seven  percent of our population ���  that's almost half! ��� are  presently involved in some  kind of physical pursuit. And  that's an increase of one  hundred percent since 1961.  The present boom is not in  babies but in sports, and it's  yesterday's fans who are now  getting in on the action.  Sports heroes have been  with us since man first hit  stone with stick, but the image  has undergone some subtle  transformations over the  years. Traditionally there  was the "Golden Athlete",  our Greek hero, if you will,  who won all the prizes and the  love of the spectators because  he was just so darn good. His  love was the game, and playing was its own reward. He  was one of a kind, looked up  to by all.  As fame and fortune accrued to our Golden Athlete,  he achieved a "super-star"  status, and we in our time  have borne witness to his  metamorphosis into the  "Gilded Athlete", the product of sports teams becoming  Big Business and the "Industry" needing so many  good players that the challenge for our hero no longer  lies just in whether or not  he'll make the team, but also  in who will give him the biggest, fattest, juiciest and most  W^  .��� ~'T  Valentino's Cakes  We will make them to your specifications.  A wide variety of prices & sizes.  Order at least two days ahead to avoid disappointment  107 Off  FREEZER  BREAD  choose any variety      20 loaves or over  886 -7441 SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTR��f  advantageous contract.  In all this field of human lilies  it definitely appears that we  have chosen to gild our sports  heroes much more lavishly  than many of our greatest  writers, artists, teachers,  philosophers, and scientists.  Though the competition is  fierce, and a very dangerous  and short-lived reign may be  his lot, our most recent superhero has nevertheless been  extraordinarily well-paid for  his efforts.  Having loudly heaped our  admiration on "Superman",  and paid royally our praises  to "Million Dollar Man"  a new hero is emerging on  the scenes, and Gzowski has  christened him "Mallbu  Man". He's not replacing our  super-heroes, but he's  standing right up there  beside them, and more and  more people are paying  homage to him every day.  This new hero is noble for  his intent as much as for his  accomplishments, and he  conjures up images of sunshine, fresh air, unfulfilled  potential, and a desire for  robust good health. He's  hopeful, homegrown ��� local  team stuff ��� and while not  always spectacular he loves  the game, likes to be in good  shape, and is ��� and sees  himself ��� worthy of admiration for his efforts. This new  hero Malibu Man is every  person's desire to be his  best self, and to share in  "the Good Life".  The emergence on the scene  of such a hero image as Malibu Man seems to indicate a  rebirth of self-pride, of people  wanting to make the most of  their gifts ��� of which good  health is of stellar importance  to so many other things  being possible ��� and of a  desire to consciously cultivate  in themselves qualities they  admire.  Malibu Man asserts the  right of each person to see  himself as a hero, and with  his rise we may once more be  renewing the struggle to  bring forth and live up to all  that is best in man. Which is,  of course, the best in ourselves.  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds at Campbell's  Family Shoes at Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  This skating enthusiast gets his back Into hit own self-help project at Trout Lake  after a recent snowfall.  More letters  From Andy's brother  Editor:  Sorry to trouble you again,  but I re-read my brother's  letter of February 8, 1978,  in which he mentioned  writing a series of articles  about the 'Russian people'  for your newspaper.  I've not read them, and am  curious as to how he put the  subject. Is it possible for me  to see the articles he wrote?  John   Burnside   and   Don  Cruikshank will maybe  help ��� they were close  friends of Andy. He's a big  miss...I have a void-^where  previously he kept me going  with chatty letters in quick  succession.  All the best for 1979 to all  you good folks at Gibsons I  You're made of the right  stuff II  Tom Randall,  (brother of'Andy')  Northumberland, England  Candidate  Powell River alderman  Gerry Gray was nominated on  Sunday, January 21 as the  Social Credit Party candidate  for the provincial riding of  Mackenzie. Mr. Gray was  nominated by acclamation at  a meeting attended by the  Honourable Bill Bennett,  Premier of the province of  British Columbia, and the  Honourable Alex Fraser,  Highways Minister, and  about 150 party members.  Placement test  Editor:  There will be a sitting of  the English Placement Test  on March 6 at Elphinstone  Secondary School, Persons  planning to enter most academic or career or technical  schools in B.C. are now  required to write this test  before registration occurs.  Elphinstone students who  enter a post-secondary institution    after    graduation  will write during the school  day of March 6. Members of  the community who wish to  write the test and are unable  to do so during the evening  Community College session,  are invited to arrange to write  at Elphinstone during the  school day. For information,  telephone 886-2204 and ask  for a counsellor.  B.J.Boulton,  Principal  Gerry Gray, with his wife  Kay and four children, has  lived in Powell River for fifteen years.  Born and educated in Van-  fW\ "I ���) mm**, couver, Gerry started with the  lea/cnergconcern^^-.-^^  the existing "due process"  Sechelt Teachers Association President Doris Fuller  expressed concern at the January 25 meeting over suggested resolutions for the  British Columbia School  Trustees Association Convention concerning, (a) the shortening of the time required for  r/i/trp/ffr'  DRVCLERmnC  Peninsula  Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best! 886-2200  relating to the discharge of a  teacher for incompetence;  and (b) extension of the present term appointment option  for administrators to cover  all teachers. "The government," she said, "has seen fit  to put 'due process' into the  Public Schools Act." She told  the Coast News that this was  needed protection for teachers  in today's employers' market,  and she fears that the purpose  of the proposed resolutions  is to lessen the protection  thus afforded. Trustee Hodgins said that the resolutions  were neither inclusive or  exclusive. In answer to her  question, Mrs. Fuller was  assured that if these resolutions were forthcoming they  would be dealt with at a Public Meeting of the Board.  The first portable forest fire  power pump was developed In  Canada In 1914.  the Royal Canadian Navy he  returned to newspaper work  in Vernon, Trail, New Westminster and Powell River. He  has spent the last fifteen  years with MacMillan Bloedel  Ltd.  Gerry Gray is a member  of the Canadian Paper-  worker's Union, has been a  Powell River Alderman .for  ten years; Chairman and  Director of the Regional  Board; President of the Powell  River Chamber of Commerce;  and for seven years. 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HEATING SYSTEMS  CALL  886-2951  ���MHnaMMMMMHHMiMMBH  |H||  ������Mi Beachcombers editors important  Coast News, February 6,1979  By Maryanne Weat  We've all heard the saying,  "left on the cutting room  floor," and those who, over  the years have had walk-on or  bit parts with the Beachcombers know how easily a day's  work on the set can be reduced to the flicker of an eyelid on the screen.  I had imagined the film  editing room to be something  like a carpenter's shop,  only ankle deep in curls of film  rather than wood shavings. I  couldn't have been more  wrong.  A few weeks ago I spent a  day at C.B.C. to follow up the  final stages of the making of a  Beachcomber episode by talking to the film editors and  those who contribute to the  process from the Vancouver  headquarters.  Directed a couple of floors  below ground level and along  a narrow corridor I came to a  tiny room, almost dark except for the flicker of the  monitor screen and the light  from the hallway. Frank  Irvine sat at the editing  machine with producer Merv  Campone and executive producer Hugh Beard beside him.  They were in animated  discussion about a sequence in  which Relic, near death as a  result of an Indian curse, is  dying in most realistic agony.  An agony made more horrifying by the camera angles,  the lighting and the suspense.  It was so realistic that Hugh  and Merv were having second  thoughts. Scary is one thing,  but Beachcombers is a show  a lot of little children watch.  Better to err on the safe side  than frighten a child, so the  tape was run back, and re-run  several times until a consensus was reached on just where  and how much to cut out and  the result was approved.  Frank was pleased to have  someone interested in the art  of film editing and after introductions, Hugh and Merv  left and I sat down to watch,  encouraged to ask questions,  make comments and offer  opinions. It's so much easier  to demonstrate than talk  about.  The film was already as  And those culled lengths of and credits added and stored  film? They're carefully taped' in the can, ready to be  together,  audio and  video,  screened as scheduled. Also  numbered and hung from a  moveable rack which stands  beside the machine ��� not a  piece unaccounted for is lost  on the floor.  I had thought there were  just two tapes, audio and  visual, but at one stage  there may be as many as  twelve audio tracks.  Across the hall, working in  another darkened room, Stu  Copley and an assistant  carefully go through another  episode noting any discrepancies and where sound needs to  be added to enhance the illusion of reality; wind in the  trees, bird songs, stream  sounds, footsteps coming and  going, boat engines, a door  closing or a shutter banging.  Next all the sound tracks or  tapes including the music  chosen to accompany the action are lined up in a machine  which can accommodate  as many as twelve separate  tracks and keep each one  synchronized second by  second with each other and  with the video. Here in the  copies made for the the many  other countries which buy the  Beachcomber series.  Also working quietly nearby  is George Vipont whose  expertise is vital to the  Beachcombers), He is responsible for the technical quality  of the photography and colour  printing. His office has  screening facilities and he  checks daily all the film shot  on location. The tushes which  return daily to the crew are  accompanied by George's  critical comments. His judgement is also valued by the  commercial company which  processes the film. This is of  particular importance to the  Beachcomber! because the  finished product has to meet  the requirements of other  broadcasting systems in many  other countries ��� countries  such as West Germany,  which may have different  standards and use differing  processes from ours.  Like any other creative  work, the making of a film is  influenced by individual value  a miscellaneous collection of  poorly exposed and horribly  framed shots, containing  reversed screen directions,  unmatched action, disappearing props, flare and hair in  the aperture; but not containing any close-ups, cut-ins or  cut-aways into a smooth,  coherent and effective visual  statement of the original  script..,for which the director  takes the credit".  Or the blame, one should in  fairness add I  "CLASSIFIED'AL7S  Mixing   Theatre   the   final judgements;   in   this   case,  shape takes place. Sound is many individual ideas finding  controlled and balanced so  that when we watch the  Beachcombers on our T.V.  set we hear what the producers and director want us to  hear: clear, concise dialogue  supported by the relevant  sounds to convey to us the  reality and continuity of the  action. When this sound  balance has been achieved,  these ten to twelve tracks are  eventually some sort of consensus. In the process the  original script will "suffer a  sea change into something  rich and strange" and inevitably everyone has his own  ideas about the final result.  This tongue-in-cheek definition of what a film editor does  which was given to me by  Frank, seems too good not  to pass on. It reads: "Editing  combined with the video, intro is the process that transforms  Roberts Creek is  rolling again  Stand back, Roberts Creek  ���the Ways and Means Committee is rolling again.  Roused from the post-  Christmas fog by rumours of  an early spring, the Community Association's Ways  and Means organizers met  last Wednesday to plan activities for the months ahead.  Tentative projects include  two dances ��� a family dance  on  Saturday,  March 3  for  sembled from the daily takes oldsters     and     youngsters  into     chronological     order alike, and an adult dance on  and really needed little more Saturday, April 21, benefiting  than to be cut to fit the com- the   continuing   fundraising  mercial breaks roughly  six effort for a new community  minutes apart. There  is  a hall (now hopefully also to  little latitude, but the break include a gymnasium),  has to come at a time of sus  pense so that the viewer will  wait over the break to see  what happens���so the culling  may have to be done earlier  and may necessitate several  small cuts. The editing machine runs audio and video  tape separately but in synchronization. There's a monitor above and a touch of a  button sets everything in  motion or stops it, advances  or reverses the tapes.  It is slow, concentrated  work involving split second  accuracy and a sensitivity to  the atmosphere and feeling of  the story which has to be carefully maintained,  The committee also picked  the weekend of July 14���15  for the second annual Roberts  Creek Daze and began brainstorming for an even bigger  celebration this year.  The prospect of a $70,000  allocation from the Regional  District as seed money for  constructing a community  hall/gymnasium on Roberts  Creek Elementary School  property has given a significant boost to Ways and Means  efforts. The group decided to  research supplementary funding sources to provide that  information to the special  hall committee recently struck  by Area D Director Harry  Almond.  Ways and Means' next  meeting will be at 7:30 p.m.,  Thursday, February 15, at  the Women's Centre behind  the Post Office. All interested  community members are invited to attend.  ��anrtp  Jfoobsi  DELI  and  HEALTH FOODS  We are not a  Supermarket but:  our Health Food  prices are the  BEST IN TOWN!  European Stylo  Coffee  $3.89  11b. tin  886-2936  .Gibsons Harbour.  DOGWOOD  cars  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Rcv.T. Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechelt: 9:00a.m.Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study Wednesday    7i30  Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  . Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat., 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 11 a.m..  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drleberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study - Wed. 7:30p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  <3$y  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRE  Taking care of  mm��� all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza  886-2000     Evenings Norm Peterson  886-9121 886-2607  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  * Guest rooms (Breakfast Included)  * Dining Room     M8-9Q83       Vour Hostess  Connie Achterberg  DID YOU KNOW?  (a) We are not an I.C.B.C. office but an agency  for the Village of Gibsons.  The office Is run on commission basis.  (b) Our New Hours:  Mon., Tues., Wed. 8:30 a.m.���4:30 p.m.  Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m.���5:45 p.m.  Sat. 9.00 a.m. ���1:00 p.m.  Open through lunch hour every week  (c) We give out permits for:  (/) Oversize ��� overweight vehicles  (II) T.O.P. 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Ted Boodle  invites you to hear "Love Chapter 79"  After a successful minor  hockey weekend of games, we  are back to inter-association  games; involving Powell  River, Squamish and West  Vancouver teams. Once  again, thank-you to those  sponsors who took the time to  come to the arena for team  pictures ���we will be presenting you with a copy as soon as  possible.  This weekend sees our Peewee House League Standard  Oilers travelling to Powell  River, as well as the Bamtam  G.T.'s. These teams will  engage in two games with  Powell River association  teams, while at the same time,  a Peewee and a Bantam  team will be playing at the  Sechelt arena against our Peewee and Bantam teams.  A schedule of the week's  games follows, as well as  league standings up to date:  Thursday, Feb. 8, 'Oilers  and G.T.'s to Powell River;  7:15���8:15 Twin Creek vs  G.T.'s; 8:15���9:15 Elson  Glass; Saturday, Feb. 10,  10:30���11:30 140's vs Kin-  ucks; 11:45���1:00 O.W.L. vs  Elphinstone; 1:15���2:30  Exhibition, Powell River vs  109's; 2:45���4:14 Exhibition,  Powell River vs Weldwood;  Sunday, Feb. 11, Exhibition,  7:45���9:00 Powell River vs  T.B.S.; 9:15-10:30 Exhibition, Powell River vs Aces;  10:45���12:00 Flyers vs 140's-  23's; 12:15���1:30 Practise,  Sabres & T&T; 6:30-8:15  Rangers vs A's.  The League standings of  the Sechelt Minor Hockey  Association released on January 28 reveal several interesting league races.  In the Pup Division, the  Kin-ucks and the Legion 140's  are tied atop the standings  with six points apiece. The  Mercuryland Sabres are only  two points behind the leaders.  In the Atom Division, T&T  Trucking are well in front with  six victories and twelve points,  O.W.L. is in second place  with four points while Elphinstone Rec. are still  looking for their first win of  the season.  TBS and Legion 109's are  tied for top spot in the Peewee Division. Both teams have  six points while Standard  Oilers are in third spot with  two points.  In the Bantam Division,  the G.T. 's are out in front with  eight points. Family Mart  Aces are in second place  with four points while the  Twin Creek team are as yet  winless.  Tyee Flyers lead the Midget Division with six points.  Weldwood Clippers are in  second spot with four points  while the 140-23's are still  looking for their first point.  In the Juvenile Division,  the Credit Union Rangers are  in top spot with eight points  followed by Elson Glass which  has four points. Anderson  A's are still looking for their  first point in third place.  Care of horses  A member of the Sechelt Legion team delivers  a rock In a match against a Powell River team.  Action took place In the recent bonspiel at the  Gibsons Winter Club. Results next week.  Family fitness service  Reflexology-relax  through feet massage  The massage of the feet is  not only an age-old Geisha  custom, and a source of great  pleasure for many pedestrians,  but is also fhe method of  practice of the art and science  of Reflexology, which is based  on the principal that for every  important organ or muscle in  the body there seems to be a  tiny area that corresponds to  it on one or both feet, and that  by massaging the corresponding area on the foot you  can improve the circulation of  the affected organ or muscle,  and can often even relieve  pain.  Reflexology is not meant as  a cure-all, or as a substitute  for a visit to the doctor, but as  a supplement to ordinary  treatment, or as a regular  preventive measure for the  healthy person to tone up the  body.  One theory of why Reflexology works is that the  numerous    nerves   running  ROOFING  SPECIALS  Tru-Seal    Asphalt     Shingles  210lb.sq.butt__   $7.80 bndl.  l or $23.40 sq.  from the foot to elsewhere in  the body can cause a "reflex" action in any other  appropriate body part, and  that this in turn can bring  about a better nutritional  intake and elimination of  waste in the immediate  neighbourhood of that same  part. Another hypothesis is  that the connective tissue and  lymph system throughout the  body are the vehicles for  energy circuits of a nature  not yet analyzed by medical  science, and that the right  kind of massage work on the  foot unblocks the energy  flow that also affects the area  of the body connected to the  foot by the nervous system.  Vivien Harder has practised "Zone Therapy" Reflexology in Vancouver for  twelve years and will be in  Sechelt holding a Reflexology  Workshop on Sunday, February 11, from 1:00 until  4:00 p.m. in Chatelech Music  Room. Fee for the three-  hour workshop is $5.00 and  those interested are asked to  call 885-5440 or 883-2745 for  the   necessary   pre-registra-  M id-tone Red  Mid-tone Brown  Cedartone  Crystal Black  TRU-SEAL. This is our most popular  shingle and is ideally suited for most  residential applications. Tru-Seal  comes in our most complete range of  colours both solid and drifted. Each  shingle has a self-sealing adhesive  strip that bonds the shingles together  preventing wind uplift. They are fire  resistant, quite easy to install and will  keep your roof protected and looking  great for years.  M'gflaTiiprn  As 1979 has been declared  the Year of the Child, the  Recreation Service is pleased  to present several programmes specifically designed for parents to take  part in with their children.  "Moms & Daughters  Gymnastics" provides an  opportunity for women and  their daughters (any age)  to learn together the skills  involved in tumbling and the  use of the trampoline, vault  box, parallel bars, and balance  beam. No prior experience is  necessary to take part in this  most enjoyable exercise, and  women without daughters  may also attend. The class is  held Thursday, 6:45 until  7:45 p.m. in the Chatelech  Gym.  "Moms & Tots" exercise  sessions are held in Gibsons,  Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay,  providing a chance for both  tion. Participants are requested to have clean, short  fingernails and especially  clean feet. For anyone who  would like to do a little reading on the subject, Vivien  recommends the book Stories  The Feet Have Told, by Eunice Ingham, which can be  purchased at the Good Health  Food Store in Sechelt for  S3.95.  Pastel White  Pastel Grey  Pastel Green  Mid-tone Green   J&%^_   f//*TOI(       NOTICE BOARD   , affljjTIfg/fo  Phone 886-2622 ^r-^ ~f,"L"��ff' K  Hilda's Hill,  Iln  5/8 Ranch Wall  Seconds  4x8 $14.69 ea.  2x4x8' Econ. Precuts  For   framing   in   Basements  79* ea.  90 Ib. Roll Roofing  Roofing for use on medium sloped  roofs, barns, farm buildings. Roofing  felt, saturated and coated both sides  with asphalt, for years of wear.  Red, green, black     $10.60/roll  60 NIS Roofing  Red, green, black  GIBSONS  Building Supplies Ltd.   ��>����. Roofing  886-8141    688-6814  ���  $8.95  $8.95  Sunshine Coast Hwy.,  Gibsons, B.C.  SECHELT GARDEN CLUB  meets the first Wednesday ot every month it St.  7:30 p.m.  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETINGS:  Every third Tuesday of each month, Sechelt Elementary School.  Mr. Llzee's Room. Everyone welcome.  HEADSTART/PRENATAL CLASSES  On January .30, and February 6, 1979. For Information contact B.  Tyson, Public Health Nurse, Gibsons Health Clinic.  DRAMA MEETING  "Horizon Theatre Company" will meet on Wednesday, February 7,  at 8:00 p.m. In Roberts Creek Elementary Gym to do a play reading  and Initial casting for a one-act play. All those Interested In any aspect of live theatre are Invited. For more Information please call  885-9246.  REFLEXOLOGY WORKSHOP  A three-hour workshop on the art and science of foot massage  with Vancouver Reflexologist Vivien Harder will be held on Sunday,  February 11, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. In Chatelech Music Room.  $5.00 per person. Pre-reglstratlon necessary at 883-2745.  VALENTINE TEA & BAKE SALE  St.Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Saturday, February 10, 2 to 4  p.m. Tea: SO*.  PENDER HARBOUR LIBRARV  Membership fees are due In January and are S2.ro tor four books, or  $3.00 for six books for a two-week period. This Is an annual membership. HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30���3:30 p.m.; Saturday,  1:30-4:00 p.m.  NOW RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADETS  Will parade Monday, 7-9 p.m. at Seehelt Elementary for training  In: Search & Rescue; First Aid; Map Using; Communications; Water  Salety; Marksmanship; etc. Interested males and females aged 13  to IB apply for further Information to: G.Banyay 883-9012;  R. Summer! leld 885-2180; T. Goddard 886-2668.  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  Meet every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Everyone welcome. For registration phone 885-9386.  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday���Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary, 11 a.m.  St.Aldan's Hall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1-3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church basement.  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETING  Third Tuesday of each month, at Sechelt Elementary main building.  Mr. Llzee's room, at 7:30 p.m. All Welcome.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday In Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For Information call 886-  9569 or 886-9037.  l/ll\,IM\\IIIIMl\V///fm'JlUttA  moms and pre-schoolers to  get some exercise and try  new forms of movement. Details about times and locations may be obtained by calling 885-5440.  And for the whole family,  Sunday afternoon has become  "Family Time , and Chatelech  Gym from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m.  is the scene of all kinds of  games and activities for parents and children to take part  in together. Volleyball, badminton, dodgeball, tumbling,  trampoline, ping pong, card  and board games (bring your  own) will provide lots of ways  for you and your children to  enjoy each other. The cost is  S1.50 per family, and there  must be at least one adult  in each group.  For more information on  these ��� or any other of the  Recreation Service's programmes ��� please call 885-  5440.  Weather  Just 5.97 centimetres of  rain fell on the Sunshine  Coast during January 1979.  This, coupled with 7.0 centimetres of snow gave the coast  a total precipitation for the  month, of 6.67 centimetres.  The precipitation recorded  made January 1979 the driest  January since 1963, which had  a total precipitation of just  2.41 centimetres. The eighteen year average precipitation for January in these  parts is 17.22 centimetres.  The daytime high temperature for January was 9 degrees  Celsius compared to 8 degrees  last year in January.  By Carmen Peters  Now you've decided which  horse you want to take home  with you. He's everything  you have ever wanted. So  now comes the hard part.  What to feed and what he's  really like inside and out.  1. Always make sure, that  the horse has plenty of water.  2. Feed your horse at  least twice daily: once in the  morning and once at night.  Example: grain in the morning  and two flakes of hay and  grain at night.  3. Always have a salt  block available. When a horse  sweats or is cold and trying to  stay warm, he loses a lot of  salt.  4. Determine how much  grain he should be given. Talk  to your vet about a good feeding programme. Example:  two cans of oats, two cans of  bran, one-half can of corn,  vitamins and minerals; and,  as a treat, molasses.  So much for bare necessities. Now for the little extras.  1. If you wish to treat your  horse, give him a carrot or an  apple, Some horses even like  bread, but not too much  should be given. Try to avoid  sweets, such as sugar.  2. Tender Loving Care.  Your horse is quite an intelligent animal. If he should do  well, treat him with a kind  voice or a pat on the neck.  If he's been really nasty or  refuses to co-operate, show  him who's boss. Your horse is  probably five to ten times  your weight; don't let him  walk all over you. If he tries  to hurt you, such as by rearing, give him a good thrashing across his front feet  while he's up in the air.  Don't do it if he's already  down, otherwise he will  figure that you are hurting  him for standing on four  feet and doing nothing wrong.  Then he might really hurt  you.  3. Let him feel secure.  Don't go and leave him to  strangers all the time. Spend  time with him and really care  for him. If you should leave  him, make sure that whoever  looks after him really knows  what he or she is doing.  4. Make sure he has a  clean home. If he lives in a  stall, clean it every day. After all, how would you like to  come home to a disaster area?  Also,   a   dirty   stall   could  cause your horse's feet to  develop thrush. Check with  your farrier if you feel  there is something wrong  with your horse's feet.  5. Always have fresh  water in his stall. Quite often  a horse likes to eat his hay and  then have a drink right after.  6. Never let a hot horse  drink water or eat very much.  This is a sure way to give  your horse colic. Let him cool  down by walking him. As he  cools down, give him a little  water at a time.  I hope that I have covered  most of the major items that  would be of concern. If you  have problems call your vet  or farrier. I am sure they  would be glad to help. Remember, a horse that is used  to people helping, cannot  help himself. Look after him.  . A good magazine which 1  feel would be worthwhile  to read each month is the  "Equus". It deals with everyday problems, like proper  treatments for wounds, lameness, or giving injections.  To subscribe costs $18.00  a year. The address is:  Equus, Subscription Service  Department, PO Box 932,  Farmingdale, N.Y. 11737,  U.S.A.  Pool  opens  The Gibsons Swimming  Pool will start the second  session of swimming lessons  for 1979 on Monday, February  19,1979.  Registration for this second  session will commence Friday, February 9, 1979, during  public pool hours.  The session will last five  weeks and participants will  go twice a week for a total of  ten lessons. Lessons are offered Mondays and Wednesdays between the hours of  6 p.m. and 8 p.m., or on  Tuesdays and Thursdays,  between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.  Full details and brochures  are available at the Gibsons  Swimming Pool or may be  obtained by phoning 886-  9415.  ($7\ SUNSHINE  Xjy KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  .886-9411 Gibsons  tPXB.A. BLACKTOP*^  "QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1956"  Gravel Sales e Grading e Curbs e  Soil Cement e Drainage  Roads e Industrial Sites e Parking Areas  Tennis Courts e Driveways  885-5151  PORPOISE BAY ROAD, SECHELT  North Vancouver Ollice ��� Toll Free       Zenith - 2628  Cktop it  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  On display  at Garden Bay  Marine Services  AQD40/280.  Compact 130 horsepower.  Diesel economy.  Marine  VOLVO  PENTA  ���'/'  merCrui/er  883-Q7QS  7 Days a Week  IMMEDIATE REPAIR SERVICE  Sinclair Bay Rd. Garden Bay  MM  SHSBBBBBBBMB  I Not all of the accidftts lately have been caused by the recent mow. Both of the  above accidents too place on Granthams Hill. The top truck with a load of lumbet  had a broken drlveehaft. A few days later in exactly the same position a tanker  failed to get up theiill with Its dlesel fuel because it had insufficient power.  A Conservative view  Socred bureaucracy  When it eomesto building  a bureaucracy Bi Bennett is  in there with the est of them.  His latest braiwave, the  MINISTRY OF3EREGULA-  TION, is a newlligh in creative bureaucratiexpansion.  One of the jovernment's  pre-election prtiises was to  cut red tape ad reduce the  size of government. Several  months ago Bnnett told us  that he had rdered all his  ministers t< ut red tape in  their depatnents but they  had failed *do it. His answer  weary taxpayers' hard-earned  dollars.  If the premier is serious  about cutting red tape then I  would advise him not to expand his ministries but re  duce them. Cut the budgets  of the overspending, over-  regulating ministers and  require them to live within  their means. If a minister  does not perform as the boss  requires, fire himl  Wildlife meeting  By John Hind Smith  students, and will tell us the  history of the programme and  its hopes and aspirations for  the next year. He will also talk  about the development and  activities of the camp  and  Just  a  reminder  to  tell  people that on Wednesday,  February 7, the Gibsons Wild-  . life Club will be holding an-   _ .���,���  ���.  .....  ���.....r  ...���  to this falire is to appoint otner speciai meeting at ,he   something on native law and  one    of  these    defaulting ciubhouse on Highway  101.   culture,  mimsters.wm Bawlf, as the  0ur ,        ker wi���  b(J  new miniter  in  charge  of Mf   Ron  Feam   who js ,n  cutting rertape. charge of the unique school  Now, th first question that      ject a, DesertednBay.  springs tomind is, how can a     Ron wil, be brj   m   some  junior muster succeed where s|ides and we h      some his  the  prener,   who  has   the  ultimate    authority,      has 'VWTl ���  failed? Ifthe other ministers   Wf7  tl Q T      O  will not ike orders from the  premier.why will they obey  Sam Bavif?  Hardl) anyone  could   be 1.  found wio would not recog  By Pat Verhulst  Waiting for that special  T.V. show and falling asleep  nize the need to reduce the in the middle of it.  number! of regulations en- 2. Cleaning out the junk  croachis; on our freedom but drawer and finding what you  who isjso naive as to be- threw out is needed the very  lieve thlt ��ne minister of the next day.  Crown ten: upon deregulation 3. Shoveling the snow out of  can coitnl eighteen other  ministeis letermined to continue tleii obsession to control ourlivss?  I dqib. that the government s serious about de-  regulaioi. My guess is that  this is vindow dressing for  the oithcoming election.  The rtsilt will be the addition alone more fast-growing _..  bureacracy   to  absorb   the ��������  It should be a very interesting evening, and we look  forward to seeing a good  turnout. It is free, and is  open to Club members and  the public in general.  shame  your driveway; then the snow  plow does your road.  4. Trying to explain to your  parent how those cigarettes  got into your pocket.  5, Hearing how much of our  tax money is spent keeping  people in prison and how  much less is spent for the  handicapped and our elderly.  Toward the Alexander Mackenzie Stone  Voyage of the Sea-Raker  By Brace Woodaworth PaHlX  StUI Wad. 5 July 7Si One of  the highlights of British Columbia's rich coastal history  through which Sea Raker's  crew were privileged to pass  lay in the names connected  with a smallish island less  than three miles long which  was tucked into the southeast corner of Nlgei Island:  Balaklava Island..."Someone  had blunder'd/Theirs not to  reason why/Theirs but to do  and die..."  As soon as I discovered  this name, Balaklava, the  above three lines plus a good  number of others, kept running through my mind like a  misplaced refrain, a lost  chord which was slowly  emerging from out my past,  just as slowly and surely as  the gigantic swells emerged  from Queen Charlotte Strait  to confront us.  I glanced at Canadian Hy-  drographic Chart No. 3597:  Pulteney Point to Egg Island,  quickly gave Sea Raker's  wheel a couple of rotations  to port as we started the  long angling descent from a  wave crest, and noted Cardigan Rocks, Raglan Point,  Lucan Islands, with Nowlan  Point forming the extreme  south end of Balaklava.  Five names, connected with  this island���just enough to  thoroughly convict three  high-ranking officers before  any modern military court-  martial, to commemorate the  immortal charge of the Light  Brigade at Balaklava in the  Crimean War of 1853-56,  and while imperial Britain  reeled, to show how a junior  officer, at first blamed for the  disaster, was instead revealed  to have been a hero (posthumously, unforunately).  I thumbed through "Exploring British Columbia"  for details.before giving the  wheel four turns to starboard  as we angled up the NW wall  of green water, heading for  its crest.  Yes, I mused, a good playwright could make a first  rate suspense thriller out of  that bleak October 25 day  of 1854, out of an incident,  which Captain Daniel Pender,  R.N., commander of H.B.C.  paddlewheeler "Beaver"  (chartered by British Government as a survey vessel  from 1863 until 1870), commemorated for all time when  he named this 2.75 mile  land Balaklava bland ��� on  October 25,18631  We'll get to the suicidal  charge and non-court martials  in due course, but first a  wee bit of historical background. The Crimean Peninsula juts out from the north  side of the Black Sea, was  long inhabited by the Crimean Tartars, but annexed  by Russia from the Ottoman  sultan in 1783.  We will skip the numerous  and varied reasons for this  war, but then as now, trade  and  economic  as   well   as  military power were the basic  reasons���with racial and  religious seasoning thrown in  for better taste. Russian  troops were opposed by British, French and Ottoman  Turks. Austria rattled its  sabre but failed to join the  allies, but in January of 1855  the tiny kingdom of Sardinia-  Piedmont (at that time independent of Italy) actually  sent in 10,000 soldiers to  fight with them.  Encylopedia Britannica  states authoritatively: "This  war was managed and commanded very poorly on both  sides, with disease accounting for a disproportionate  number of the approximate  250,000 men lost by each  side." (For every thirty-  five persons killed outright  or who died of wounds per  thousand soldiers, 190 died of  disease, i.e. almost five and  a half times the number  were polished off by typhoid  fever,   dysentery,   malaria,  typhus, etc. etc., for each  one killed in battle.)  My First Mate was particularly interested in this  research, for she knew all  about the "Lady of the Lamp"  as Florence Nightingale was  called. This wealthy woman  had forsaken a life of luxury  in London to heed the call  of humanity; had organized  the first female nursing  service ever officially used in  war; landed them in the Crimea; and used pioneering  nursing methods so effectively  that she reduced the death  rate for wounded soldiers  from over fifty percent to  2.2 percent. When the  Lady of the Lamp returned to  England at the close of the  Crimean War, she organized  the first nurse's training  school in St.Thomas's Hospital in London ��� the very  same hospital from which  my wife graduated ��� just a  few years later.,.!  To be continued  Coast News, February 6,1979  886-9737  i Home of People Prices  lusic Weavers'  e Have Moved  it Not Too Far  Few Doors Down  $ End of the Block  io In and See Us  Master  Charge  Lower Gibsons  Open till 9, Fri.  Nutrition Notes  How nutritious an commercial milkshake! and how many  calories do they contain?  These milkshakes contain all  the nutrients contained in  milk and a little less fat than  the same amount of whole  milk. However they contain a  large amount of sugar which  adds a great deal of calories  to the product, and makes it a  less desirable drink than milk.  244 gms. of whole milk contains only 159 calories; 268  gms. of chocolate shake contains 377 calories; 273 gms.  vanilla  shake  contains  322  885-2214  SPRING SCHEDULE  EFFECTIVE FEB. 11-MAY 5/79  VANCOUVER HARBOUR  INCLUDES GIBSONS, PORT MELLON  &MCNAB CREEK  DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDA YS & HOLIDA YS  skim milk cheeses contain  considerably less calories,  only 55 calories per oz. Your  best bet is the skim milk  cheeses on the market I  la there any important difference between fat and water  soluble vitamins?  Yes, the important differences between fat and water  soluble vitamins are the manner by which they are absorbed into the body, and the  length of time they are  stored in the body. The water  soluble vitamins which are the  B vitamin group and vitamin  calories; while 267 gms, of c, are removed from the body  strawberry shake contains through the urine when too  315 calories. The milkshakes much has been ingested  contain about twice as many Fat soluble vitamins A, D  calories for essentially the and E can accumulate in your  same nutrients as whole milk, body fat and can eventually  Milk is a much better buy and reach dangerous levels. This  more nourishing. condition is known as hyper k  I read somewhere that mush- (meaning excess) vitamin- j  noma an high In protein and osis and can be very dan- J  low In calories. Ia this true? gerous. In extreme cases it %  No, it is notl Four large or can cause death. ��  ten small mushrooms (3Vi oz.) I understand that the thiamin J  contain less protein than a content of meat la completely V  '/aoz. portion of meat. That is destroyed during routing, k  hardly enough to be seriously  la that correct? ��  considered as a source of No, that is not correct, J  protein. On the plus side, they 75 to 100 per cent of the thia- aV  are low in calories (unless you min in meat is retained when g  saute them in butter) and they using standard methods of J  roasting. To ensure the maxi- %  mum retention of the nu- k  trients in the meat, roast it o  for the shortest time at the f^  lowest temperature  suitable k  Flight  no.  101  103  105  107  109  105  107  109  Departs  Sechelt  7:45 a.m.  9:45 a.m.  11:45a.m.  3:45 p.m.  5:00p.m.  Flight  no.  100  102  104  106  108  Departs  Van.Hbr.  7:30 a.m.  8:30 a.m.  10:30 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m.  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  11:45 a.m.  3:45 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  106  108  12:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m.  Add 10 min. for Gibsons  r  i  do complement the flavour  of many foods.  Ia fanner's cheese lower In  calories than other cheeses?  I am counting calories and I  love cheese but It contains so  many calories and I am looking for a low calorie cheese.  Farmer's cheese in the United  States is made by pressing  cottage cheese. Cottage  cheese is very low in fat and  therefore very low in calories.  For instance, 1 oz, of cheddar  cheese contains 112 calories,  whereas 1 oz. of creamed  cottage cheese contains only  30 calories. Canadian farmer's  cheese is produced like a brick  cheese and contains approximately 93 calories per oz. The  for cooking.  See our  Bargain Shelf  for good'buys  NDP Bookstore  .   I  ^ Sunnycrest Mall       Gibsons    ^  20'/.  OFF!  ALL MERCHANDISE  IN THE STORE  TOYS  M   FOR ALL AGES  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  686-2812  "Attention  Pensioners"  mnry W. Block  If you have no taxable income, but  qualify for a Provincial income tax  credit, H&R Block will prepare the  return for you at a special low price.  At H&R Block, we are income tax  specialists.  H&R BLOCK  THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE  Gibsons 886-7414  IN IUNNVCREST MALL (ACROSS FROM SUFER VALU)  DURINO REGULAR MALL HOURS APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE  FEBRtMRYM*  Picture your  Valentine  KMSOmrm  rsunss  SUNNYCREST MALL     886-8010  stay home  and go to university  You can register at any time of the year to continue your  university education.  THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  offers Cuided Independent Study Courses In a wide range of  subject areas. Choose from the 45 credit courses in Arts and  Education, the new non-credit Learning Skills Program or the  Criminology Certificate Program  For information, registration and a complete list of courses,  clip and return this coupon to:  Cuided Independent Sludv  Centre for Continuing Fducatton  The University ol British Columbia  Vancouver, BC  V6T1W5  or telephone 228-2181, local 241  Lait name  Addreta  Civ  Phone Dav  PoitalCode    Evening  I am particularly interested in  ��� Degree-credit Courses  O Learning Skills Program  D Criminology Certificate Piogram 10.  Coast News, February 6,1979.  jflfcfc     REAL ESTATE  ���  INSURANCE  "LOHO"        iNCICS  W  A6EP/CIIES  LTD    Bo"238 15��9 Marine Drive Gibsons.  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  Spring is Coming  Wildlife  corner  Order your  boat tops and windshields^'now  By Ian Corrance  Catastrophy  Without   mentioning  Beth  Hawkins'   name,    I   would  like  to  relay  a   message   I  received from our cat.  Dear Human:  I was down visiting my old  stomping grounds a couple of  CARS AND TRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  ���Also-  Domestic and  Industrial  Equipment  next to the liquor store  in Sechelt.  Seaside Rentals  885-2848  RAY COATES PLUMBING  &  JANE'S TUB'N TOP SHOP  We are pleased to announce  the addition of Bob Waters to our staff.  Welcome to the "crew", Bob.  Ray & Jane Coates  Terry Rhodes  Warren Small wood  Feel free to call anytime for plumbing fixtures,  pipe and fittings, repair jobs, renovations,  or new house plumbing.  RAY  886-7965  JANE  886-7621  FAB SflOP  SUNNYCREST  ��~^*\     SHOPPING CENTRE        -jg  fjrrand  Opening  l  THURSDAY     February 8  too numerous to mention  Free metric tapes to  first hundred customers  One tree pattern given  with fabric purchases  of $10.00 or over  One free snip n' clip  given with fabric  purchases of  $40.00 and over  days ago, my twin brother  lives there. My brother's  human was moving house and  during the general confusion  which usually goes along with  this type of activity, she mistook me for what's his name,  grabbed me, stuck me in a  box much against my will,  and carted me off.  I didn't mind too much  'cos she serves a pretty good  scoff, but I was surprised  when she opened the box and  I was inside some kind of a  hospital. I've been bothered  by fleas lately and was quite  happy when I was ridded of  these unwelcome guests, but  I was horrified when the  doctor continued by removing  something which I wanted to  keep. I think they call it  neutering.  It was only when my brother, Mischief, showed up  that she realized she'd got  the wrong cat.  There's not much 1 can do  about it now, but there is a  silver lining to every cloud.  My yowl has become very  high pitched, so I'm going to  spend many happy nights  outside her bedroom window,  keeping her awake.  Neutrally,  Archie  Ground Hog Day  It looks like we're in for  another six weeks of winter.  At the official ground hog  lookout station in Wiarton,  Ontario, the word came out to  a waiting Canada that the  creature had popped out of its  burrow and had seen its  shadow. Ach well.  New sea lions colony  A while back, we published  a picture on the front page  taken by Jo Hammond. It  shows a gathering of sea  lions on Wolcolme Island in  Howe Sound, Last week she  got a call from a marine biologist at the Nanaimo Pacific  Research Centre. His specialty is sea lions, and it turns  out that the colony photographed was not on the books.  He'll be coming over soon to  study them. Well done, Jo.  Sunlight bird  Sitting at home on my day  off reading a book, I heard a  noise that sounded like it  came from the bird feeder  outside. It sounded halfway  between a squeak and a  croak, so up I got to have a  look. Half-a-dozen crows flew  off. I'd never heard them  making a sound like the one I  had just heard, so I filed it  for future knowledgeable  reference, and back to my  book.  A short while later, the  same noise. Creeping very  slowly to the window I peeked  out. No crows. Just a few  juncos and a couple of towees.  Knowing that patience is the  key word to good bird watching I settled down to my  vigil. Sure enough, after a  fairly lengthy wait the noise  came again, this time from  behind me in the kitchen. I  stalked my way across the livingroom and poked my head  around the door. There it was.  Ronnie was washing the  dishes. I may not be able to  mark the experience down  as another step forward in  avian knowledge, but at least  I now know that our dishes are  so clean they squeak.  Greenpeace look out  A new organization has  come into being, rivaling  the well-established Greenpeace; "COD PEACE". A  group of maritime businessmen has gotten together and  formed this new concept in  protecting the ecosystem, in  particular our finny friendly  fish, the cod.  Their aim is to point out  to the world that these poor  fish are yearly ravished by the  nasty old harp seal, who ain't  ho good for nothin' anyway  'cept to make furry toys and  mittens. They don't want to  coddem the seal, or on the  other hand coddle the fish;  they merely want to put the  other point of view across for  us to codjitate on. The motto  of this upstanding organization is, "IN COD WE TRUST"  and you can have this, plus a  family portrait showing the  Codfather  and  the  Codmo-  ther,  when  you  become  a  member.  Newsletter  The Gibsons Wildlife newsletter just came across my  desk. It's well worth reading.  Here's an excerpt from it.  "Last issue of the Coast  News...B.C.Hydro seeks  spraying permit locally....  When we met at the clubhouse  with B.C. Hydro not long ago  it was agreed that Hydro  would advise both the Regional Board and the Gibsons  Wildlife Club of any future  intentions of spraying on the  Sunshine Coast. They have  failed to keep their promise  and one must learn of it  through the local papers.  Vou don't have to be very  smart to know how much  Hydro can be trusted."  That's all for now. If you  want to contact me you can  call 886-2622 or 886-7817  and in the evenings, 886-  9151,ta.  Batik classes .  Evi Bleuth is a young artist who has just returned from  Indonesia where she studied  under Mos Trihono, an expert  Javanese Batik artist. She has  been working with the batik  medium for five years and is  looking forward to sharing  her skills with interested  people.  Batik is an ancient Javanese  method of printing on cloth  using wax as a resistant.  This Batik Course will teach  proper use of dyes, waxes and  tjantings (copper tools for  applying the wax). Many varying techniques will be demonstrated including Indigisol  Sun Dye, the Splash Technique, Batik on silk, traditional Indonesian Batik, etc.  This course will show how to  create permanent designs on  cloth that can be used for  clothing, wall hangings, curtains, pillows, etc.  This course is geared towards artists and non-artists  alike; previous skills are not  required.  The course starts on February 21, Wednesday, 7���10  p.m., in the Craft Studio on  Highway 101 in Gibsons  (blinking light). The fee is  $25.00 for twenty-one hours  and participants are asked to  pre-register at 885-3512,  Continuing Education,  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For further  information about the course  content please contact Evi  Bleuth, 886-7139 or 886-  7667.  John Robbins workshop  For all those who would enjoy enhancing their personal  awareness and growth  through yoga, movement to  music, relaxation, massage  and guided imagining, John  Robbins of the Rising Spirit  Centre on Saltspring Island  will soon be here to again  offer one of his'very popular  workshops. Sunshine Coasters  of all ages and backgrounds  have previously enjoyed the  feelings of warmth and group  togetherness which John  brings forth in his workshops, and which allow them  to expand their own personal  and   interpersonal   horizons.  Former participants have enjoyed the sessions so much  they still get together one  evening a month to refresh  and continue what they  learned with John.  The next workshop will be  held on the weekend of February 10 and 11, in the Music  Room of Chatelech School,  with the .Friday evening session running from 7:00  until 10:00 p.m., and Saturday's session lasting from  10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.  The fee is $25.00 per person,  or $45.00 per couple, and pre-  registration is necessary, at  883-2745.  Electors meeting  We would like to draw your  attention to the advertisement  of the Elphinstone Electors'  Association, calling their annual meeting for Tuesday,  February 13, 1979, at 8:00  p.m., in the Cedar Grove  Elementary School. On the  agenda are the financial  reports, review of the past  year, and planning next  year's activities ��� and also  the election of new officers.  Our present officers have  indicated that they will not  stand for re-election if the  T--**JrWA-MWAVAVAT**mTWA*MMATArM*MjrW*ATJrATjrWjrjrWjrW**'AV*'M,  Const Insulation Co.  ����<��* 02.17  membership is not any longer  interested in having some  input into their local affairs.  It is to be feared that if the  turn-out for the annual meeting is not better than the turnout in the last two or three  monthly meetings, when not  even a 'quorum' could be  reached, the Association  will fold, at least for the time  being, until a larger number of  residents express their wish  to have the Association resume its activities by becoming members-in-good-  standing again and by attending at least some monthly  meetings in support of their  officers.  The bunchberry is a forest  plant found across Canada.  ��� ������*  ��� ''/..li *' r 'IS"*-  ' i   l    ' M "''������ i     Mart- SI ~  This broken waterllne at Trout Lake forms Its own  ice sculpture.  OPEN 4-11    Tuesday to Sunday     Closed Mondays  SMORGASBORD   FRI.. SAT., SUN.  UALMOON INN  8 miles north of Sechelt on Mwy 101        085*5500  Please phone for reservations QOO*OgW  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE COS! LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS- PRE ARRANGEMENTS  D. A. Devlin        O O ��   Af CI      1665 Seaview  Director 000*733 I Gibsons  AMBASSADORS    IN   MISSION  presents [  February 10���7:30 p.m.  ELPHINSTONE SECONDARY SCHOOL  KIDS'KRUSADE        I  .>  Children's Activities       , ,  Tuesday Feb. 6 thru Fri. Feb. 93:30dtUly  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL CHUFjCrj  February 11 --11:00a.m. & 7:00 p.rjf.  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Highway & Martin Rd., Gibsons .  Rev. Ted Boodle i  invites you to hear "Love Chapter '79'  "But I thought  it was  a spray gun!"  AOTieiOY'  886-7139  __ i  Hwy. 101 Gibsons 1 m  Coast News, February 6,1979  COAST NEWS   CLASSIFIED ADS  ��611? Illi  Classified Ad Policy  All listings SO* per Hoc per week.  g, gie the Economical 3 tor 1 rate  3 weeks (er the price of 2  Minimum $2.00 per Insertion.  All feee payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  ��� In the event ot an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  Thli offer Is made available for private bdMdsak.  These CUulfJcallou  remain tree  - Coming Evente  -Lest  -Fend  Prtat yew id ka the Mmm Inctadbg the price of the Item aad yosr telephone number. Be sue lo leave a blank space after each word.  NophoMordemFleaae. Jut mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or meaoy order, to Cava! News, CUaolflede, Boi 460, Gibson, B.C. VON IVO, or  bftat ta person to the Coast News office, Gtbooni  DROP OFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  birth/  InnfWwSwInfa^jaiWftwKft  Mike Danroth. Sunlife of  Canada, is pleased to sponsor  Ihis free space for your  Birlh Announcements.  Please phone the Coast News.  obUuoik/  qnftounmmnt/     onnounmncnt/     .announcement/     announcement/  Coast Newt                                                 CLASSIFICATION:  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON1VO                                       Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  DEADLINE SATUBDAYNOON-  ���i Passed away February 2, 1979, Mary Grace  Chamberlin, late of Gibsons, in  her 89th year, Survived by one  son, Cecil of Gibsons; three  daughters, Pearl Trethewey of  Gibsons, Hazel Skytte of Roberts  Creek and Nina McCartney of  Knutsford, B.C.; eleven grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; one sister, Mabel  Chamberlin. Funeral service will  be held Tuesday, February 6 at  1 p.m., from the Devlin Funeral  Home, Gibsons. Rev. D.Brown  officiating. Inerment Seaview  Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to St.Mary's  Hospital.  Wllklnsoni Passed away February  2, 1979, Doreen Wilkinson, late  of Madeira Park, aged 46 years.  Survived by her loving husband,  Bob, and daughters Susan and  Vicki at home. Also survived by  six brothers ��� Harold, Doug,  BUI, Ron, Brian and Ken, and  three sisters ��� Betty, Joyce and  Ruth. Funeral Service will be held  Wednesday, February 7 at 2  p.m. in die Devlin Funeral  Home, Gibsons. Rev. John Paetkau officiating. Interment, Seaview Cemetery.  new!     *m  DOMESTIC HOUSE CLEANING!  kj  886-9351             ^jffl  Wash walls, floors, ceilings.             ^  Dusting, vacuuming, inside windows.  Hardwood floor care.  Total Interior clean-ups.  Along with total carpet care.  Dally,  weekly,  monthly,  yearly.  .   Concord Carpet Care Ltd.  ELPHINSTONE ELECTORS'  ASSOCIATION  (formerly West Gibsons Heights Ratepayers)  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Tuesday, February 13,1979 at 8:00 p.m.  Cedar Grove Elementary School, Chaster Road  All residents of Area 'E' cordially Invited.  John Hind Smith, Secretary  ��� INMEMORlAMe  In loving memot) of  our daughter, Sharon.  To have, to hold, and then to  part,/Is the greatest sorrow of  our   heart./Today   recalls   sad  memories/Of a dear daughter  gone to rest/ And the ones who  think of her today/Are the ones  who loved her best.  BUI & Inez Malyea,  and her sister Marilyn  I wish to thank Dr.Burtnick and  all the staff of St.Mary's and  those Mends and neighbours  who were so kind to me during my  recent stay in hospital.  Mn. Nan Meade  S.O.A.P.  SAVE OUR ARENA  PLEASE  Watch for  exciting events  Coming Soon  Valentine's Dance, February 17.  9���1. Roberts Creek Hall. Dance  to 'Connection' (Ken Dalglcish).  Tickets, N.D.P.Bookstore and  Seaview Market, M.OOeach.    HI  Suveges and Daane  I wish to announce their  engagement. Wedding will be  on May 5,1979.     ��6  Are you tired of searching a  ready-to-wear rack looking for  what you never find? Then  treat yourself to a made-to-  measure outfit, for men or  ladies. Speciality ��� formal  wear. Also alterations, designed and assembled by a  qualified European tailoress  (formerly of Hamburg Tailors  Inc., Germany). By appointment. 886-2415. tfn  Western Canada School of  Auctioneering Ltd.  |Cin��!a't lint and the only completely]  Canadian course offered anywhere.  Licensed under Ihe Trade Schoolsl  Licensing Act, B.S.A. 1970C.366.  For particulars of Ihe next course write:  Box 687, LacomDe, Alberta or Phonal  782-6215. ��12|  The Fitness Service  number Is  885-5440  To arrange for a  free Fitness Test  phone  885-5440  Faith. For Information  phone 886-2078 or 886-7355,  Box 404. Glbaona HIO  legal  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings.  For information call 886-9696  or 886-9904. #26  Free Metric Seminar: A 3-hour  lecture will be given by Mr. Dun-  lop from Victoria on Feb. 16,  Fri., 1���4 p.m., in Elphinstone  Secondary School lunchroom.  Please pre-register at 885-3512,  Centre For Continuing Education.  #6  TENDERS INVITED  For demolition and removal of building and  foundations Including old bank vault and  cistern; all obstructions, leaving site ready for  excavation. All Sports Marine Building at head  of wharf In Gibsons. Tenders close at 12 noon,  February 10,1979. Mall bids to Box 829, Gibsons, B.C. Lowest bidder not necessarily  accepted.  JT3��  Coast Business Directory <��C3*  ####MT## AUTOMOTIVE  *********     ********* ELECTRIC  ***********    m******** PLUMBING **********  ECOnomSBUTO PARTS Ltd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    885-5181  TomFlieger   Phone 886-7868  need tires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  r TOM'S  "Wlectrical  \ j^ta Box 214, Gibsons, B.C.  nToNTRACTING VON 1VO  and Electric Ltd.  Bill Achterberg  886 9033  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  I  J|      P.O. 80x609  M      Sechell, B.C.  IH      V0N3A0  P. M. GORDON  8.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Bus. 885-2332  Res. 886-7701,  T&T Plumbing & Heating  Service renovation  & contract plumbing  i-7838    Rick Wray, Manager  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph. 886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION"  'FIBERGLASS BATTS" "BLOWN IN INSULATION'  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commercial  ^^ European MotaxB  ^|F^*^mr We specialize in Volkswagen Repairs  Darts  885-9466 *honda*  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.! Serving the Sunshine Coast  ULECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  ******* FLOOR COVERING ********  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  ;('a a /-j**"mafmm*~'  1 B i unnaaaiaaaia  i x\���! 1  .Delivery Phone 886-9221  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bilolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Highway 101, Gibsons  <^oL"    t^j-aqai  * OitntU   ECtihiwt   -W��l  * ECtctxia   t^ftal  Days    886-2756  Evenings 886-9261  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sat.  10a.m.��� 5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  Cadre Construction ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  V.  Payne Road, Gibsons  886-2311  ********** Cabinets **********  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRH2 MARLENE RD.,  ROBERTS CREElfi^   AT*******MISC. SERVICES at********  A***** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND******  CRAFT SUPPLIES  885-5379  * SEWING NOTIONS  JEWELRY^,  WOOL  ^Sunnycrest    Shopping    Centre, Gibsons    886-2525  CERAMIC-QUARRY TILE-  MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  RR#1  Gibsons, B.C        VON 1V0 886-8097  J.LEPORETILE    Jp��0HnNe LEP0RE  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING'  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-9411  \m.OPEN SAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT ,  ******** CARPENTRY **********  TEL  ��bics���� R.S.(BOB) LAMBERT  TOM MORRISON!  ���OX 1160  GIBSONS, B.C.   VON 1V0  LAMBERT ELECTRIC LTD,  ���}  MM0M GIBSONS LANES Hw"101fy  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & lj&^  a Saturday   7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  ��' j4  RESIDENTIAL ��� COMMERCIAL  BUS. BB6-B15I   RES. 530-9860  m.  at*********   EXCAVATING    *******  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  .  Located next to Windsor Plywood P.O. Box 748  I Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons B.C.J  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Framing, remodelling, additions a^%  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  JOHN ROBINSON CONTRACTING  Mt BACKHOE, DITCHING, DRAINS *���,*  *** WATERLINES, ETC. ***  Box 237, SEWER LINES  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0 PH.886-7983  im.  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m U  Quality Farm 6 Garden Supply Ltd.  �� Feed * Fencing    ^tJ^7  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove",  Terry Connor  mi-7040       M  PAWING CONTRACTOi  8oxrt IU GlbSeii.Hi g.*,fc��y _J  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer  Pratt Rd..  Gibsons  StitMXt TPttrt/ttftftttlt mdtd.  mmwwa^a^^Aw   maw m^A^mn^rMmTmvwm^w^   *^*9W*w%  EXCAVATING - LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  aggregates     886-Q830  Concord Carpet Care  886-9351  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE  GIBSONS-SECHELT-PENDER HARBOUR  '  \  r$\ TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS /^\  laWk) (1965) LTD. VfW  ViX Charter Helicopter Service    Box 875 886-7511 Gibsons  \ i  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon, to Sat, 9:30-5:30 885-9816   J  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992       Maintenance  Residential Continuous  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates      883-9313  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage Walerlmes. ele  .Pn 885-2921  Roberls   Creek  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  Phone BSb-2664     Member Allied Van Lines    RR  I. Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res 686-9949  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole s Cove  B85-9973 886-2938  Commercial Containers available  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  Top tall trees ad|acacent to building  Marv Volen  886-9597  r C & S Construction  _ _ _       -      Renovations  Fiberglass Sundecks fc-  Daryll Starbuck  HHh-T.W  Finishing  Dennis Collins  88b-7100  J.B.EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation  t Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument 000"/ ill  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed lor Pesticide Spraying 12.  Coast News, February 6,1979.  moth wonted        uiork wonted        uioik wonted        uioik wonted  GIBSONS TAX SERVICE  886-7272 886-7272  ANYTIME  AVERAGE TAX PREPARATION $10.00  SENIOR CITIZENS $5.00  1767 Martin Rd., Gibsons, B.C.  HOME SERVICES  Eavestroughs cleaned and repaired, light carpentry work,  tree cutting, cleanups and pickups, or whatever you have in  mind. Just ask us.  Free Estimates  886-9503 HI  Will babysit in my home or in  your home, five days a week.  Available on weekends also.  Rates negotiable. Excellent references. 886-9674, ask for  Lanita. #8  Sewing Machine Repalniover-  hauls, tune-ups, chemical  wash, parts for all makes. All  work guaranteed, 21 yrs.  experience. Phone Steve 885-  2691. tfn  FOR ALL  YOUR  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  TREV GODDARD 886-2658  BEAUTIFUL LOG HOUSE: On Gower Point Road on 2.38 acres  of sub-dlvidable land. Two bedroom home with large stone fireplace, modern kitchen, two baths. Six R1 (Residential One) lots  may be split from this attractive property with purchaser retaining house and half acre. Phone Trev 866-2658.        F.P.$105,000  136' OF BLUFF WATERFRONT: With fantastic view, 4 B.R., 3  baths, 3 brick F.P.'s, livingroom, famlly room, rec room and  large sewing room plus a 2 B.R. guest cottage with brick F.P.  and all services. $110,000 or consider dividing guest cottage off  to adjacent neighbour to reduce cost.  BEAUTIFUL TUDOR STYLE: 3 bedroom with two brick tire-  places, two sundecks, some ocean view. In well treed, quiet area.  $62,500  MARLENE RD: Side-by-side duplex, 2 bedroom homes wilh  separate dining, laundry facilities, etc., monthly rentals almost  $500. F.P. $55,000  UPPER GIBSONS: Three bedroom home with huge sundeck  overlooking Keats, the Bluff and Vancouver Island. Has sell-  contained ono bedroom suite for mother-in-law and brick fireplaces up and down. Has double carport and is on quiet street.  F.P. $54,900  ON THE BLUFF: 3 BR home with unobstructed view from  Lantzvllle to the Malahat for only $48,500  SARGENT RD: Cedar contemporary 4 BR, ensuite, 2 brick f.p.  and 1 brick bar. Sunken living and rec rooms, large sundeck,  concrete drive, Georgia Strait and Gibsons Harbour view.  F.P.$69,900  SARGENT RD. GIBSONS: Excellently constructed and designed  4 BR family home with high side view. Brick FP In rec room and  LR, latter with heatilator. Ensuite, generous storage facilities,  utility and workshop areas. Carport. Well finished and landscaped. $63,500  DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Six ad|olning properties In  Lower Gibsons, ideal for lownhouse, condominium or?????  Call for detailed information.  BOB BEAUPRE 885-3531  PAT MURPHY 885-9487  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  CLAPP  CONCRETE  ���Pallos  ���Floors  Wayne  Clapp  885-2125  after 7:0(1 p.m  ���Foundations  ���Driveways  ���Custom Work  ���Free Estimates  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger bee removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd,  885-2189  Journeyman Carpenter ��� finishing carpenter and cabinet maker.  If a quality job at a competitive  rate is what you are after, you've  found it, no job too big or small.  For a free estimate, call Guy  Curwen, at 885-5328, eves.      tfn  Certified Electrician, reasonable  rales, for house wiring and any  electrical repairs. Call Dave McDonald al 886-7150 between ten  a.m. and ten p.m. Hi  Landscaping and Garden main  tcnancc, Fruit Trees, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed, Flower  gardens installed anil maintained.  886.U294 tfn  Single workingman looking for  room mate to share rent on two  bedroom house, Gibsons. 886-  9259, or write Box 51, Port Mellon, B.C. #8  for /ole  New Westcraft 2x glazed window.  Snow chains. Baby stroller. All  excellent value. 886-9386.        Hb  for /ole  Exercise bike $40; Slender Bender exerciser $35; Deluxe Yogurt Maker $12; Admiral 18"  B&W TV port. $35; Hoover  Washer/Spin Dryer $35; Sewing Machine/Consol with stool���  "Singer Stylist" zig zag, excellent $175 o.b.o.; Projector (Bell  and HowelDmanual type $40;  National 8" Table Saw $75;  Rug or floor shampooer (Viking)  $35.886-2512. Hb  Wagner Industrial heavy duty  three phase motor. Polyphase  3-phase. 886-2581. #6  help wonted  for root  Wanted,   part-time  mechanic. 885-2030.  motorcycle  tfn  Banana   Bike:   $40.  886-2998.  #6  Elcctrolux vacuum cleaner and  all attachments. Almost new.  $300 firm. 886-7940. HI  Antique three-piece chesterfield  suite. Good shape. 886-2962.    #7  wonted  Handyperson to maintain house  and answer telephone in lieu of  major part of rent; two minute  walk to Sechelt Centre, stay-at-  home-type, pensioner? Indi'strial  Zoning, bring your tools, work on  your projects or small business.  John Beuger, Box 1015, Sechelt.   M  Is there a typewriter mechanic  out there somewhere (on the  Coast) who would like to service  the Coast News' typewriters?  886-2622. tfn  opporlunUic/  I RICH BLACK DELTA SOIL |  16yda.del.S190  112-584-6240  tin  Furniture     Refinishing:     Free  Estimates: Pick up & Delivery.  886-2650 after 5 tfn  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  essie  OMison  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  for small breeds.  Poodles a Specialty  Bathing, Grooming,  Nails & Ears  For Information;  Call Sharon 886-2084  txwSfcWSSxWWWinfwiRFi  Bob Kelly Clean-Up  Basements ��� Yards ��� Garages  ��� Anything  Dumplruck for hire  7 days a week  886-9433  Box 131. Gibsons  tfn  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING CENTRE  886-2277  IBSONS  KEALTY  Vand land development ltd.  K  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING-REAL ESTATE CONSULTING-APPRAISALS-    NOTARY PUBLIC  HOMES  LANGDALE: This non-basement Langdale three bedroom view home features  extensive use of granite on exterior and  huge walk around fireplace. Modern kitchen has solid walnut cabinets and built-  in dishwasher. A garage and workshop  round out the picture. 149,500  1760 SCHOOL ROAD: Cozy, comfortable four bedroom older home on large lol.  Conveniently located between upper and  lower Gibsons. Several fruit trees. Zoned  for multiple dwelling. Excellent starter  home and a good Investment and holding  property. 133,000  DAVIS RO: Ideal starter or retirement  home, Only two blocks from schools and  shopping. This three bedroom home has  everything you need for comfort and  convenience. The carport could easily be  converted to a famlly room and a separate  carport could be built on many sites  within ihe extra large landscaped lot.  137,100  CHERYL ANNE PARK ROAD: Lovely  two bedroom home In Roberls Creek.  Sliding glass doors In diningroom open  onto the sundeck. Some view of Georgia  Strait and only one block lo beach access.  Owner has already purchased another  home and musl sell now. 137,000  O SHEA RD: Price reduction on this coiy  Iwo bedroom Village home. Cloae to  shopping, schools and transportation  Mortgage available. 120.000  PRATT ROAD: 2.87 acres out of the ALR  with road allowance at back of property.  House is completely remodelled Inside,  Attractive fireplace, knotty pine kitchen, three largo bedrooms and den.  159,000  1402 ALDERSPRING ROAD: Two story  home on quiel cul-de-sac with view  overlooking Gibsons Harbour, Three  bedrooms on main floor. Fully furnished  suite on ground floor. Completely fenced  and In lawn. Close to park, tennis courts  and shopping. 147,600  POPLAR LANE: Brand new three bedroom home, ensuite, full basement.  Walking distance to schools, shopping  and recreation, Fanlastic price for a new  home of this size. 145,900  FORBES ft THOMPSON RD: Excellent  home. Very attractive brick front. Extra  Insulation. Three bedrooms, full basement, diningroom. Two fireplaces.  ���60,000  CRUCIL RD: Big Family? Then Ihis  four bedroom, two bathroom home could  be ihe home you've been looking for.  Full basement with rec room, utility and  roughed in plumbing. Intercom Inside  and oul, Large sundeck over carport.  This home Is located on a quiet secluded  lot, yet convenient to Ihe Village ot Gibsons. 550,000  WE'RE ALL MOVED!  Now Located at  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  Next to the Royal Bank  Call our office for any of your  Real Estate Needs.  Conveyancing���Real Estate Consulting-  Appraisals���Notary Public   886*2277  HILLCREST RD: Three bedroom home,  only one year old. On a new lot on quiet  cul-de-sac. Close lo shopping, schools  and transportation. 552,500  HANBURY ROAD: Panabode home featuring stain glass windows, skylights,  and shake roof situated on twelve acres In  Roberts Creek. Flume Creek runs  through middle of property which Includes A-frame guest cottage, and  16x16 workshop with 220 wiring. Partial  cleared and fenced wilh vegetable garden. 567,600  PARK ROAD: Three bedroom home on  5 acres In Gibsons. Property on bolh  sides are also for sale making a total of  15 acres available for future development. A good holding property. 671,600  SHAW ROAD: Incredible Potential.  Ranch style two bedroom home completely remodelled. 16'xt2' master bedroom, fireplace, beautifully landscaped  and fenced grounds. Evergreen hedges  add to ihe seclusion and privacy of Ihis  hobby farm with three outbuildings.  But that's nol all! The properly is S  acres with spectacular view from over  halt the property. Fronts on Shaw Road  wilh Stewart Road dedicated on ihe view  face. Zoned Rl In the Village of Glbaona.  976,600  SHAW ROAD: Large three bedroom  home, maaler with ensuite. Large livingroom with while brock fireplace.  Archway to diningroom. All ready for a  Franklin or Gibsons all-nighter In the  basemeni. Situated on 4.6 acres of valuable holding property.                 685,000  INDUSTRIAL  HIGHWAY 101: 5.3 acres ot Industrial with highway frontage. Come In and  discuss your requirements. We can cut  otf an acre wilh 177 feet on the highway.  All services available. This Is future  development territory for the core of  Gibsons.  REVENUE  HENRY ROAO: Well built duplex on  level acreage In rural Gibsons. Each  side contains livingroom, diningroom,  two bedrooms, kitchen, laundry and  storage room. Included are two stoves,  Iwo fridges and curtains. 555,900  FAIRVIEW RD: Revenue. Duplex on a to  acre lot represents the Ideal Investment  property. There are 1,232 sq.ft. In both  of these side by side suites. Features are  posl and beam construction with feature  wall fireplace and sundecks. There Is  appeal to separate rental markets with a  ' two and a three bedroom suite. Assumption of present mortgage makes purchase  very easy and a yearly Income ot over  $7,000 makes this property hard to beat.  975,000  WINN ROAD: Fourplex. Positive cash  flow with eleven thousand dollars revenue per year. Top units contain five bedrooms with one and a half bathrooms.  Lower suites are large two bedroom  units. Low maintenance and good return  make this an excellenl investment  value. Close to all the amenities. Financing available. 590,900  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY: Triplex  located In Gibsons Village. One two  bedroom suite and two three bedroom  suites. Good holding property for future  development. Close lo schools and shopping mall,  662,500  LOTS  SKYLINE DR: Irregular shaped lol with  graal view of Village, Ihe Bay, wharf and  boats, An area of very nice homes. 100  feel on Skyline Drive, Approximately 180  feet In depth. 913,500  TRAIL ISLANDS: Large waterlront lot  wilh small cove tor moorage. Beautiful  view on three sides. Excellent fishing  spot on your doorstep. Call & let us show  you this waterfront retreat. 917,900  ABBS ROAD: View of Bay area and  Georgia Strail la yours from this beautiful  lot In area of elaborate homes. Two blocks  to schools and shopping. 915,900  BEACH AVE: 87.5x208 lot, mostly  cleared with decorative trees left. Culvert and driveway. Close to park and  beach access. 516,000  SIMPKINS RD: Half acre view lot In  Davis Bay! 100x220 approximate size.  A few hundred foot to sandy beach,  school and store. Level land wilh a few  evergreens. 616,500  PINE ROAD: .97 acre, southern exposure cleared, water view, Quiet area with  little traffic. 916,000  LORRIE GIRARD     JON MCRAE     ANNE GURNEY    CHRIS KANKAINEN     ARNE PETTERSEN  886-7760 885-3670 886-2164 885-3545 886-9793  LANGDALE RIDGE SUBDIVISION:  Fantastic view lots. An area of new and  varied homes. These lots offer themselves lo many different building locations. Enjoy privacy and Ihe view of Howe  Sound. Priced from 812,900  SCHOOL & WYNGAERT ROADS:  Only 4 of these Duplex lols left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay.  Close lo schools and shopping. All  lots perfectly suited to slde-by-alde or  up-down duplex construction. Priced at  815,500 and 616,500.  HILLCREST ROAD: Only 63,000 down!  Balance by Agreement for Sale will  purchase one of Ihese beautiful view lots  at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. All  underground services so there Is nothing  to mar the view. These lols are cleared  and ready to build on. The ravine in front  will ensure your privacy. These tots  represent excellent value. Priced from  813,900  FIRCREST RD: Over 20 nicely treed  building lots to choose Irom. 61x131.  We will arrange to have a home built  for you. Located a short drive down  Pratt Road. Priced al 86,700 each.  POPLAR LANE: Beautiful flat building  lot with view of North Shore Mountains,  Located on the end ol a qulat cul-de-  sac only 1 block to Sunnycrest Mall  Shopping Centre and schools. All services Including sewer. Adjacent lo grass  playing field. 814,900  GLASSFORD RD: This must be Ihe best  buy on the market. 63x160 cleared,  Sewer and water connected, Culvert and  fill. Ready tobulld. 910,000  BURNS RD: Good building lot, 55x  130, on flat land In Gibsons Village. Four  blocks from Post Office, stores and  transportation. Lightly treed. Three  blocks from ocean. All services available. 911,000  SKYLINE DR: This 70x59x131x122  toot lot wilh expansive view of the Bay  Area and Gibsons Village Is very well  priced. 911,500  GIBSONS VILLAGE: We offer you 1/3  of an acre of park-like property located  within Gibsons Village. Has creek flowing through this secluded private area.  Needs Imaginative owner to bring out  full potential. Offers to            910,50011  ACREAGE  LANGDALE: 4.31 acres. Excellent holding property right across from Ihe ferry  terminal. Langdale Creek Is tho eastern  ' boundary of this property. $38,500  CONRAD RD: Next to Camp Byng.  2'/, acres with limited access. Leek Creek  runs through this partially cleared level  acreage. Zoned for mobile homes. Excellent for your hobby farm. $19,900  SCHOOL ROAD: 1.56 acres ad|acent to  the elementary school. Could be subdivided to lots. On sewer and all services.  HI,00O  JAYVISSER DAVE ROBERTS  885-3300 886-8040  1 pr. Pioneer HPM 60 Speakers  and 1 pr. Technics SB 6000  Speakers, $1,000 firm. Phone Jim  afterSp.m. 886-9277. Hb  Top quality firewood. Split, delivered. $45.00. You pick it up,  $35.00.886-9472 eves. Hb  Smith-Corona office size typewriter "Super Speed". This older  model is in excellent condition  and is likely to appreciate in  value. First $85 secures. 885-  9210    (mornings,    weekends).  Wanted: Used tennis table in  good condition. Reasonably  priced. Call 886-9482. #6  Wanted to buy: electric range in  good operating condition. 886-  2894, evenings. tfn  Ride from Sechelt to Pender  Harbour, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3:30 and 5 p.m.  Mary Milligan 883-9901. HI  Private Timber Wanted! Fir,  Cedar, Hemlock. Top prices paid.  Egmont Contracting Ltd. 886-  9066 or 883-9066. #9  For Explosive Requirements:  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. tfn  Greenhouse  8 ft., 7'/j in.xl2 ft., 8'/i in.  $750.00. See at Quality Farm  Supplies, Pratt Rd. 886-7527.  Plaid winter coat like new,  Size 16 $25.00. Oil range, good  condition, pipe included $50.00.  886-9952, evenings. Hb  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower ��*  Chain Saw Service!  GIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK       886-2912  Hobby shop tools and equipment,  including wood lathe, electric  drill, drill sharpener, electric  motor, numerous hand tools,  etc. Phone 886-2853 after 5 p.m.  #6  and  $40.  #6  Bunk bed  springs, n  886-7153.  head   boards  >    mattress,  Buggy: old style, redone, $30.  Sunbeam Deluxe blender, $10.  885-2468. #8  5-piece drum set, good condition,  $275. Black and Decker workmate, used twice, $50. 886-  9849. #6  mmmmmmamm  SELKIRK  CHIMNEYS  All Sizes & Kits  Best Prices aa Cant  TRY US  Macleods Secheit  Wanted to Buy: logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032. tfn  Timber wanted: Fir, hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  D&O Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886-7896 or 886-7700. tfn  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  ATTENTION LOGGERS  Alder, Maple Sawlogs wanted,  F.O.B., any B.C. saltwater dump.  Call   Jacobson-Phillips,   collect  684-6236. #13  Third or half horse electric motor  preferably with keyed shaft.  Phone 885-3949. Hb  Small acreage, no agents. Between Sechelt and Port Mellon.  Please phone 886-7831. HI  Getting new carpets? We will  remove your old ones. We want  remnants and/or used pieces,  also underlay. Call Coast News,  886-2622. tfn  30" stove, two door right hand  fridge, built in dish washer,  washer and dryer, in white or  gold. 886-9792. #8  Want to buy antique china cabinet, wooden rocking chair, wall  clock, pair end tables, in good  shape. Phone 886-7366. ��t\     #6  . Hours:  Fri. S Sat.  lua.m.'��� 5p.m.  Appoiiilm. nls anytime  Call 886-7621  FISH   MARKET   FOR   SALE:  Inquiries: Box 795, Gibsons, B.C.  VON   1V0 or  phone   886-7888.  #8  LOCAL AMWAY DISTRIBUTOR  is helping many persons earn  money working 2���4 hours a day.  We can help you. For appointments, call 926-0807 or write  Paul J.Morris, 2375 Queens Ave.,  West Vancouver V7V2Y7.       #9  NINE WAYS TO MAKE MONEY  We will show you how to turn  spare time into cash, part time at  home.  Write P.J.M. & Co., P.O. Box  91331, W. Vancouver, B.C.  V7V3N9. #11  Valentine's Dance February 17:  9���1. Roberts Creek Hall. Dance  to 'Connection' (Ken Dalgleish).  Tickets NDP Bookstore and  Seaview Market. $4.00 each.    HI  Copytron Copier. Take over  lease. Excellent condition.  886-2277.  Ilwa/toch  LWrnf  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patrick Horvath 886-9845 eves.  Registered thoroughbred gelding. 12 years old. Well-trained  and gentle. $500.885-9285.      #6  Horse Manure for Sale  886-2160  Ifn  Sunshine Coast  Fitness & Recreation  Service  885-5440  Registered long hair Persian  kitten, all shots, male, two  months old, $100.886-7732.     HT  motorcycle/  Suzuki PE 250 Enduro. Low  miles, excellent condition. 886-  2975. #8  jSfcfc      REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE |  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  I  r  i  r  i  ���  ���  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  W  OFFICE 886-2248  1S89 Marin* Drlv��, Gibsons  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  Two bedroom, beautiful view,  garden. One block (torn town,  schools and Gov't Wharf. Fridge,  stove and fireplace. Avail. Now.  $295,986-3765. #8  Small 2 bedroom mobile home on  fully serviced pad. Wilson Creek.  $150, Ph. 886-9347, #8  Large three bedroom home,  Gibsons, on one acre. $325/mo.  Available March 1. Includes  workshop and garage. 886-  9154. #6  Three bedroom level house near  mall. Available 1st of Much,  $285. Gibsons waterfront house  near post office, $150 per mo.  112-874-9574. #8  Three bedroom house on Davis  Road, $275. Stove and fridge,  sorry no dogs. References. 886-  7770 after 5 p.m., available  March I. tfn  Spacious duplex on North Road,  two bedrooms, utility, lvi bathrooms and garage, available  March 1. $235. Phone 886-7625.   #9  Fully furnished bach, cottage,  carport. Lower Roberts Creek  Rd. and Leek. $200. 886-2923.   #8  Modern furnished bachelor suite  on Reid Rd., Gibsons, $160/  mo. Avail. Mar.   1. 886-7261.   #8  Three bedroom house with view,  Stewart Rd., Gibsons, full basement, garage. Avail. Mar. 1.  $400.886-7037. #8  Gibsons waterfront, three bedroom suite for rent. Fireplace,  semi-furnished, $200/mo.  886-9439. tin  Deluxe penthouse apartment with  approximately 1,400 sq.ft. of  living area���blue plush carpeted  stairway leading up to a 15'/i 'x  24' livingroom, blue w/w, 44'  Rosewood feature wall, wall of  stonework with hooded elec.  fireplace���swag lamps, upholstered wet bar with colonial  stools���sliding glass doors  opening onto deck featuring spiral stairway���three bedrooms,  vanity bath with large gilt mirror���open cabinet kitchen���  diningroom with crystal chandelier and mirrored planters.  Lovely drapes throughout. Stove  and fridge incl. View. Rent  $300 a jnonth. Port Mellon  Highway and Dunham Road.  886-9352. | Hb  Gibsons   waterfront    3    bdrm  suite, f.p., for rent. Semi-furnished. $200 per mo. 886-9439.  tfn  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close to  schools and shopping. 886-  7836. tfn  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. Sorry, no dogs.        tfn  Available Feb. 1, furnished 2  bedroom trailer. 2 bedroom side-  by-side duplex. Semi-furnished.  Bonnieebrook. Sorry, no dogs.  886-2887. tfn  3 bdrm duplex, 1,280 sq.ft.,  large livingroom, kitchen, dining  area, laundry room, two blocks  to schools and shopping. $300  per month. $325 with new appliances. 886-9890. tfn  Cottages, weekly or monthly.  Housekeeping units, furnished,  T.V. Ritz Motel. 886-2401.       tfn  Room and Board: cosy rooms with  view. Homc-cookcd meals. 886-  9033. tfn  HOMES  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 livingroom  with rec room, utility workshop and spare  room. $62,000.  GIBSONS WATERFRONT: Gower Point  area. Two bdrms., large livingroom, Ip,  electric heat, full basement, could be made  Into rec room or extra living area. Garage with  lighted driveway; beautifully landscaped.  Very choice property. $85,000.  GIBSONS: Two bdrm. home, lower village,  older but extensively renovated, close to  shopping, etc., view of water, Keats Island  and mountains. Asking $35,000.  COACH ROAD: Two bdrm. home on sunny  well-trimmed lot, kltchen-dlnlng, high ceiling In livingroom with acorn Ip. Secluded  subdivision just olf Highway 101. $43,000.  LOWER ROAD: Roberts Creek; three bdrm.  house with full basement on large lot, 110x145  Sundeck; a/o heat, acorn fp In livingroom.  Some fruit trees. $48,000.  VETERANS ROAD: Comfortable 3 bdrm  home; 2 baths, master bdrm ensuite; lovely  post and beam, stone f.p. and open style  living area; oil heat, extra room In basement.  Situated on large lot with good garden area.  Must be seen.  LOTS  Lot 70'x15O' facing on Lower Road at Cheryl  Ann Park Road, cleared ready to build, water  and power. $11,000.  LOWER GIBSONS: Three lots Lower Gibsons,  corner School Road and Highway 101; tremendous potential, high traffic area. $175,000.  ACREAGE: 8.9 acres on level lot; beautiful  property with year-round creek and well-  treed with alder, maple and fir; highway access at Wilson Creek. Would make fantastic private estate or other development. Call  John Black tor map and details. 886-7316.  WHARF ROAD: Langdale, good retirement  area, lot 65'x193'. Try your offer.  TWO LOTS: 72'x105', no rock, easy to build  on, all services, septic approved and beach  access. $1,500 down, balance at $125 per  month at 10%%. Terrific Investment. Located  on lower Cheryl Ann Park towards the beach.  GIBSONS: Level cleared lot In Gibsons Village on sewer and water, 62'x182' obtainable  with small down payment of $3,500.  Inquire for further details.  ACREAGE: Five acres, secluded with creek  across one corner. Beautiful property, good  Investment. Asking $23,000.  ROSAMUND ROAD: Three lols cleared  ready to build. Only $10,500each.  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  ��� Fairview Road, 2 bdrm, w.w.  I carpet, kitchen appliances, inc.  ��� dishwasher, large Ivgrm w.flre-  ��� place. $295/mo.886-7005.  I WI  I  I  I IT  ��� 'wo mobile home pads avail-  | able   Contact   Sunshine   Coast  ' railcr Parks. 886-9826. tfn.  ATTN: BEACHCOMBERS:  One and two bedroom suites for  rent inn Central Gibsons. Child  (1) and pet welcome in 2 bedroom  suite. Refs, 1st St last mo. rent.  $200 and $250 plus utilities.  Box 33 c/o Coast News or 984-  0029. #7  12x68', 2 bdrm mobile home. 1  year old. 5 appliances, exc condition. Sorry no children, no  pets. $230 per mo. Sunshine  Coast Trailer Park. 886-9826.  Available immediately. tfn  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. (ft,  1 bedroom suite, furnished, in  Langdale. Use of washer and  dryer. $190. Non-smokers. 886-  2629. ,|f6  .1  ���MtMaaaatiii Coast News, February 6,1979  13.  joi rent  NOW RENTING  EXECUTIVE  HOUSE APARTMENTS  Ovr HLOOKING GIBSONS HARBOUR  37 Deluxe  1 and 2 Bedroom Suites  ��� Controlled Front Entrance  ���Coloured Appliances  oCablevision  ��� Panoramic View  ��� Extra Sound-Proof Suites  ��� Drapes  ���Wall-to-Wall Carpet  RENTS Irom $230.00  io���oUi.,.��o,, 886-9593   after 5 p.m.  wonted to itnl  To rent, furnished or unfurnished  houses. Phone 665-8054 or 886-  78U- n  Wanted to rent for month of  July, furnished ocean front  cottage, prefer Roberts Creek  area. Phone 112-298-5794 after  5p.m. #8  Cottage in Pender area for about  8 months, starting February.  Enquiries to Ian at the Coast  News, 886-2622. tfn  pet/  Wanted: home for small male  dog, gentle with kids. Has dog  house, good watch dog but we  can't keep him. 886-9472.        #8  Free: Three male puppies, part  poodle and spaniel? Three  months old, just the right age to  train. Playful and affectionate.  886-2946. Hb  NOW OPEN IN OUR NEW  SHOWROOM. PREMIUM  CARS-TRUCKS  1978 Fori F-250 4x4  Elec.winch, 20,000 km.  1978 Cougar XR7  Blue with white vinyl top  Air-conditioned, 21,000 km.  1977 Cougar XR7  Metallic green, Michelin  tires, 20,000 mi.  1976 OkUmoblle Delta Royal,  Metallic silver, burgundy  crush velour int., stereo,  air condition. Premium Auto.  only 20,000 mi,  1977 LTD D Light Btat  4 dr., air-conditioning  1976 Fori F-lSOSnpercmb  Explorer PKG, 390 V8,  Rear bench seat c/2 Ford cpy.  1975 Fori Gran Torino  4 dr. sedan, real clean.  1976 Fori E-100 window van  Lined & Insulated, semi-  camperized, captains chairs,  all new tires, 28,000 ml.  1975 Bolck Lesabre 4 dr.HTP  Loaded with all options,  incl. air-condition. Premium.  1977 Coachmen 5th Wheel  35' model with roof air, patio  door, like new inside and out  Copplng's Car Town Sale* LU,  885-3515  Across from Sechelt Legion  MDL00623A    '  moblte home/  197012x45 Leader Mobile Home,  fully furnished, 2 bedrooms with  attached sundeck. $7,500. Call  Mania at 886-7804 or 885-  2201. #7  mobile home/  moilnj  marine  lo/l  Man's gold ring with initial  'D' on it, and January birthstone.  Lost around Gibsons Swimming  Pool. Reward: 886-9704 from  6:30 p.m. on. Hb  One pair girl's glasses, blue-  green coloured frames. Either  Sechelt   or   Gibsons.   Reward.  885-3474. #6  ��� Sunshine Coast >  e Fitness & Recreation *  I Service I  I now has a phone J  ��� 885-5440 ���  1973 Ford 4x4 pick up V8 4-  speed. Insulated canopy, wide  wheels, newly painted. Asking  $4,200, o.b.o. Phone 886-9674  anytime. HS  VW Baja Bug, big tires, FG  fenders, rebuilt engine. Looks  good. Runs good. $650. 886-  2466after5p.m. #8  1969 GMC '/i-ton, $500 o.b.o.  886-9868. #8  1968 VW Beetle. Good running  order. $450.886-9117. #6  1972 Vega Station Wagon for  parts. Make an offer. 886-9875.  #6  1968 GMC Mton $400;  14 ft.  fibreglass   runabout   $200;   air  hockey   table   $200.   886-7037.  M  1965 Rambler Station  Wagon,  Good condition. $400. 886-9724.  #6  C.M.H.C. Approved 14'and  Double Wide mobile homes  on sewered lots now available. 10'/i% interst. 25 yr.  mortgage, 5% down on total  cost of home and lot. Down  Pmt. starts as low as $1,695.  NOW ON DISPLAY  NEW UNITS  3 MONTHS  FREE RENT  with purchase  14x70 Atco . 3 B.R. Extra  large L.R. Latest cook & clean  centre. Fully furnished and  carpeted throughout.  24x48 Atco - 2 B.R. & den  2 full bathrooms, full lap  siding, 16" caves, 3rd gable  roof.    Tastefully   decorated.  Used Units:  12x68 Manco - 2 B.R. Front  kitchen with patio doors.  All appliances. Fully carpeted  Like new.  24x48 Statesman - 2 B.R. &  Den. All appliances.  24x42 Colony - 3 B.R. Partially furnished.  10x50 Chickasha - 2 B.R. plus  large addition set up on large  corner lot.  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  1 mile Wof Gibsons, Hwy 101  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph. 886-9826  vTni  nvMii  12x55  Fridi  2   B.R.,  dishwasher.  Condition  Will Del. or Pad Avail.  iAft\e,y<ii  SaTcenent Cond  24x40   Highwood,    2   B.R.,  Ensuite Bath.  Last of low-  priced    Doubles.    Available  for immediate del.  1979 models in stock now  Wc have available:  24x60; 24x52; 24x48; 24x44  CMHC Homes Now Available  Bank Mortgages Available  Coast Mobile Homes Ltd.  Box 966. Sechelt, B.C.  885-9979  "across from the Legion"  MDL0O623A  BBSBHgggggggg��  Miller  Marine Electronics  886-7918  Decca Marine Radar  S&TVHF&SSB&  Universe CB  See Lome or Lee  Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  tsggggggassggsa  IAN  MORROW  a   CO.   LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  IfowaJ  21' woodhull deck twelve years  old, deck and cabin refinished in  fiberglass. 110 h.p. Volvo, In-  board-outboard. Runs well.  Leg needs work and some re-  finishing required. $3,000.  885-9038. tfn  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  PUBLIC NOTICE  MEET YOUR M.L.A.  Don Lockstead will be available at the  following locations to meet with the public,  on a personal basis.  Pender Harbour:  John Breen Realty  Sechelt:  Municipal Offices  Feb. 13th  1 p.m.���5 p.m.  Feb. 14th  1 p.m.���5 p.m.  Gibsons:  At his private office in the N.D.P. Bookstore  Feb. 15th     1p.m.���5 p.m.  piopeHj)  pftftAAAAA AA AA AAA A At]  FOR SALE BY OWNER  4.9 acres cultivated off North  Road. This farmcttc has to  be seen to bc appreciated.  Two dwellings, barn, etc.  . 886-7682  m.AA.AAAAAAAAAAA      A.   . I  FOR SALE  Langdalet 2'/a year old, 2  large bedrooms, 2 fireplaces,  2 bathrooms. Finished basement, 85x165 lot, 4 appliance*,  drapes. Offers on $52,500.  886-9692 #5  property  Modern 1300 sq.ft., 3 bedroom  home, fireplace, basement,  workshop, patio with brick Bar  BQ. Also large garage, all on 1  acre   on   Pratt   Rd. -iSWCT  $46,500.886-9154. tfn_  Two bedroom house in Gibsons,  beautiful view. Lot 90x140,  1,000 sq.ft. inside. Asking  $42,000. Phone 886-9259 or write  Box 51, Port Mellon, B.C.        #8  Beautiful ocean view lot. Gower  Point area. By owner. Cash offers  ���886-2887.  tfn  A number to note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  883-7722 or evenings 883-2602  I5'6"    Sidcwing    Hourston  Glascraft   (new)   ���   $3,000;  18' Sabrecraft 140  Merc ��� $4,900; 17' K&C  Thermoglass, 115 HP Evinrude ��� $2,800 50 HP Merc  Outboard ��� $600; Detroit  Diesels ��� One 471 (in line);  3-cylinder     Nissin     diesel.  Boat Moving  & Covered  Winter Storage.  Call Garden Bay  Marine Services Ltd.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  moilne  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546.        tfn  110 Mercury Outboard Motor,  used two seasons. Excellent  condition, $425. Call evenings,  883-2424 tfn  21' Fiberform 165 HP inboard  outboard. Head, sounder,  40 channel C.B.. cassette  tapedeck. Sparc prop plus  many more extras. Thc moorage is paid at Smitty's until  May 1979. Thc boat is in  excellent condition. Owner  must sell. $7,500.886-9491.  ���.^Va^V^WO^V  14' f.g. wide beam sports boat  with full controls. 25 h.p. Evinrude Sportstwin electric, twin  tanks and all gear, $1,400. 886-  2794. "HI  b.c. fl yuhon  HELP WANTED: Senior Cook  wanted for 50-bed personal and  intermediate care facility on Salt  Spring Island. Must be qualified Food Service Supervisor  and have minimum of two years  experience in an institutional  kitchen or equivalent. Salary  $1,288. For interview contact  Co-ordinator, Greenwoods, Box  307, Ganges, B.C. or phone  537-5545. #6  HELP WANTED: Health Data  Technologist. Sole charge for  45-bed hospital. Typing 60  wpm. PAS required. Residence  available. Apply Nicola Valley  General Hospital, Box 129,  Merritt,B.C. #6  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY:  For sale, Massey Ferguson and  Ford Car and Truck dealership in Central Alberta. Owner  will accept home in Kelowna  region in trade. Excellent opportunity for the right person. Asking $215,000. Contact Arnold  Emsley, Co-op Trust, Camrose,  Alberta 672-1131 or 672-1875.   #6  CONTRACTORS: Low cost-  pre-cut homes. Save thousands.  All materials supplied; your plan  or ours. We deliver anywhere.  Free Estimates. Royal City Prefab. Phone 939-9281. 524 Clarke,  Coquitlam, B.C.    . #6  CATTLE FOR SALE: Buy your  polled hereford bull while selection is best. 30 bulls, 20 females  to sell at 6th annual S.R.C.L.  Production Sale, February 26,  1979. Free Delivery 2000 miles.  Bulls kept free of charge until  April 1. For information phone  335-4235 or write Summerset  Ranching Co. Ltd., R.RJ1,  Didsbury, Alta. TOM 0W0.       HI  NOTICES: Log building school.  Learn to build your own log home.  Instruction by Ed Campbell.  For further information contact  Ed Campbell, Celista, B.C.  955-2239. Hb  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  13 Unit Motel. Site of new  bridge in Courtenay, Vancouver  Island. Good potential. New ski  development. Boom area. Owners  retiring. Phone 334-4273. 155  7th Street. 16  WORK WANTED: Mechanical  Engineer. British University  graduate seeks Canadian employment. Experienced in development, troubleshooting, research  in Electric Power, manufacturing industries. Interview in  March. Box 2693, Smithers,  B.C. #6  FARMS, RANCHES, ACREAGE:  Ranch close to Grand Forks, B.C.  325 acres. Large ranch house,  barn, granaries, equipment,  included. Phone 112-442-2124.  Write Denis Murphy, Box 1540,  Grand Forks V0H1H0. #6  REAL ESTATE: For sale, two  acres Beaver Road, Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island. Partly  cleared. Some trees. Asking  $17,500. Phone 749-3397. #6  REAL ESTATE: Whistler. B.C.  Acreage for sale. Many parcels  from 20 to 200 acres. $100,000  to $600,000. Mr. Van Norman,  Capilano Highlands Ltd. 682-  3764. 120-1575 W.Georgia St..  Vancouvet, B.C. HI  HELP WANTED: Circular Saw  Filer, preferably certified. Rate  of pay $10.46 per hour. All benefits according to union contract.  Required immediately. Apply Box  39, Merritt, B.C. Phone 378-  2224. HI  EQUIPMENT FOR SALE: 1972  Hough H60 Bucket machine,  excellent condition $24,000.  1968 Cat 955K, ROPS GP Bucket,  excellent but needs some running gear $16,500. 1972 Cat D6C  with angle blade, brush blade,  ROPS, 3 spool winch, excel,  condition, $60,000. Phone 271-  0343 or 687-2872. #6  ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC  AUTOS FOR SALE: 1954 Alfa  Romeo 1900 Pina Farina Coupe.  Restored, could use cosmetics.  Modern designe. Only four  known to exist. Appreciating  investment at $15,000.  Vancouver 943-8142. Hb  PERSONAL: Mrs. Jacea, spiritual, tarot card, palm reader.  Past, present, future, business,  love, marriage. If bad luck  experienced write problems with  full date of birth and send with  $10.00 to 2633 E.Hastings St.,  Vancouver, B.C. Phone 255-  3246. 1*6  Finest resort on Canim Lake.  Showing good returns. $225,000.  Pub excellent opportunity. Good  terms and revenue. M&R Realty  Ltd., Box 68, 100 Mite House.  THE NUMBER  TO REMEMBER  885-2235  Vancouver  689-5838  (24 hrs.)  (24 hrs.)       E.&O.E.  Box 128  AGENCIES LTD.  Sechelt  WE ARE AS CLOSE AS YOUR PHONE  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  Call now for our FREE Real Estate Catalogue  STOP THE PRESS!!  HOLD EVERYTHING!!  SAVE YOUR  NUMBERED CARD.  LET YOUR FINGERS DO THE WALKING  Through tho Pages of Our  FREE CATALOGUE  CALL US NOW AND ONE OF OUR KNOWLEDGEABLE  REPRESENTATIVES WILL DELIVER ONE TO YOU  ANYWHERE ON THE SUNSHINE COAST.  JOHN R.GOODWIN  John R. Qoodwln says  1. SHOP AT CAMPBELL'S DEPARTMENT STORE.  2. NEIL CAMPBELL WANTS TO SELL MERCHANDISE AND HE MEANS SELLI  3. IF YOU HAVE A CARD YOU ARE ENTITLED TO  10% OFF REGULARLY PRICED MERCHANDISE  UNTIL NEIL'S THERMOMETER HITS THE TOP.  4. NEIL HAS PICKED SEVERAL NUMBERS AS HE  WANTS TO GIVE SOMEONE WHO SHOPS AT  HIS STORE WITH A CARD A COLOUR TELEVISION. BE SURE TO REGISTER WHEN IN  NEIL'S STORE.  5. NONE OF THE ABOVE AFFECTS THE WINTER  MERCHANDISE WHICH NEIL IS PRACTICALLY  GIVING AWAY FOR 50% OFF.  6. MAKE YOUR WAY NOW TO CAMPBELL'S  WITH SECHELT AGENCIES LTD. NUMBERED  CARD.  HAVE YOU GOT YOUR CARD? YET?  WHEN YOU HAVE IT, SAVE IT!!!  DO YOU NEED A NUMBERED CARD,  HAVE ANY  QUERIES, OR  IF  YOU  HAVE   A    BUYING    OR    SELLING  REAL ESTATE PROBLEM,   PHONE  JOHN R. GOODWIN ����R oov%  or   DON HADDEN    003h&k  FOR THE ANSWERS. Coast News, February 6,1979  Police news of the week  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded for the correct location of the above drawn  from the barrel. Send your entries to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. Last  week's winner was Deri Kinsey (second time winner this yearl), who correctly  identified the sign posted near the beach at Camp Byng.  At the time of going to  press there has been no further news on the whereabouts  of Shawn McCord, alias  Shannon, since his escape  from detention at the Lower  Mainland Correctional Centre, Oakalla, on Sunday,  January 28. McCord was  awaiting sentencing for the  murder of local man Billy  Black.  January 27: A 1969 Pontiac  station wagon parked on  Wharf Street in Sechelt had  the rear window smashed.  Damage is estimated at  $100.  January 29i Police are asking  the public for information on  the occupants of a small  white car with a damaged  side. The car pulled alongside  a police car parked outside  the Sechelt Elementary  School. The passenger jumped  out, and ripped the light  bar from the top of the police  vehicle. Only wiring damage  was suffered.  Three thefts were reported  at the Pender Harbour Chevron Station on the 30th,  the 31st and February 1st.  All told a carburetor, a dis  tributor, a battery, a set of  rear view mirrors and a  Philco combination AM/FM  radio and tape deck were  taken.  February 2t Entry was gained  to the Harbour Motors Shell  station in Pender Harbour by  breaking a rear window.  $217 in cash were taken from  the cash box.  Court news  An educator looks at the Socred  financing of education  Editor's Note: the following Is  reprinted from the B.C.  Teacher's Federation Newsletter:  By Jim Bowman  On January 3, Finance  Minister Evan Wolfe, in what  must be at least the 549th  pronouncement by one minister or another in the present  government on the subject of  the cost of education, said in  part:  "The minister of education  will accelerate the development of the budget performance evaluation programme,  including incentive provisions  for school districts showing  excellent fiscal management."  On January 19, after just  sixteen days of acceleration,  the Minister of Education  announced that his ministry  had indeed developed a budget performance evaluation  programme and that thirteen school districts would be  rewarded for showing excellent fiscal management.  Good show! Those of us who  labour   in   these   particular against bankruptcy  vineyards could hardly wait  to hear the details. Had the  ministry decided that it cost  more to heat the sumptuous  staff rooms of Fort St. John  than the palatial ones of Port  Moody? Were the pedagogues  of Princeton more profligate  with the foolscap than the  mentors of Merritt? Could the  Cache Creek custodians  clean more cheaply than the  sweepers of Smithers?  One observer wondered, in  an obviously hallucinatory  moment, if there would be  some consideration given to  the educational services offered to children in determining what was excellent  fiscal management. "No  way," cried those of us well  schooled in the ministerial  mumble-jungle, "no way!"  But even our most doleful  productions could not have  foreseen what was to come.  All of the "key management efficiency indicators"  that were used to determine  "excellent fiscal management" start with a "p".  Parsimony, parsimony, parsimony and more parsimony.  Depending on how many indicators they've got that's how  many times they are parsimonious.  Now it may well be that  some of the boards receiving  thc rewards do practise  "excellent fiscal management". It may well be that  some of thc boards not  receiving thc rewards also  practise "excellent fiscal  management" because that  phrase is nol a synonym for  parsimony.  As thc late Edmund Burke  noted, "Mere parsimony is  not economy. Economy is a  distributive virtue and consists not in saving but in  selection. Parsimony requires  no providence, no sagacity,  no powers of combination, no  comparison, nojudgement."  However, old Burke, the  father of modern conservatism  is probably regarded as a  profligate whose clones sit on  sixty-two school boards, by  Mr. Wolfe or Dr. McGeer or  whichever minister will be  making next week's attack on  education.  It is a well-known fact that  most school trustees are wild-  eyed muzhiks bent on bankrupting every taxpayer in  sight. It is also a well-known  fact that most teachers are incompetent jackasses bent on  graduating nothing but illiterates, unemployed layabouts  and cartoonists. I repeat these  well-known facts because of  another well-known fact:  the government of this province is our only bulwark  illiteracy  and cartoons. (They don't  like to talk about employment.) I almost forgot the  most important well-known  fact: inflation does not exist or  at least does not affect school  board and municipal budgets.  Let us acknowledge all  these well-known facts and  reveal some facts not so  well-known:  l.From 1964 to 1978 B.C.  government revenues increased at the rate of 16.24  percent a year and expendi-  tres at 17.17 percent a year.  2. Expenditures on elementary and secondary education  in B.C. between 1964 and 1978  increased at the rate of 13.66  percent a year.  3.Between 1964 and 1978  the costs of elementary and  secondary education as a  percentage of the total provincial expenditures on education declined from 75.4 to  59.9.  4.Between 1964 and 1978  elementary and secondary  expenditures as a percentage  of government revenue declined from 19.7 percent to  14.7 percent.  S.Between 1975 and 1978  the provincial government  increased the basic levy from  26.5 mills to 41.68 mills,  thus forcing an increased  share of the cost of education  onto local sources.  Will the rewards to school  boards be paid in old money or  new money?  This answer requires some  elaboration. Those of you  familiar with the theories of  Major Douglas will know that  the difference between old  money and new money can't  be explained; it just is.  For instance, government  grants to public school boards  are made in old money which  has a limited and diminishing  supply, whereas government  aid to alleviate social and  economic distress, as in grants  to independent schools are  (as termed by the government) new money. And new  money increases in quantity  because of the excellenl fiscal policies of the government.  This means that you can't  take  new money  from  old  Arts Centre  At the Provincial Court in  Sechelt on Wednesday,  January 31, Wayne Davidson  was fined $75 for having an  insufficient number of life  jackets for the number of people in his boat. Allan Louie  was fined $500 and given six  months probation for impaired  driving. Kingsley Fawkes  received the same fine for a  similar offence and Robert  Vaughn was fined $750 for  driving with a blood-alcohol  count of over .08.  money areas because one is  diminishing and the other  expanding. Therefore the  reward money must be new  money. But you can't give new  money to old areas because it  would then diminish ���  therefore the reward money  must be old money.  This, for those of you still  with us, is known as mumble-  jungle fiscal logic and its  high priests sit on the treasury board. Those of us who  still believe in the tooth  fairy see no predicament���  we'll just call it funny money.  On Thursday Ian Brown was  given a conditional discharge  for obstructing a police officer  in the line of duty.  Cellophane,  celluloid   and  rayon are made from trees.  ��� ��������  THE ONLY  I   UPPER GIBSONS  AUTOPLAN CENTRE!  DRUMMOND  INSURANCE  \    DENTAL BLOCK -GIBSONS 886-7751  For all your Carpets  Fund raising for 'Special  Effects' will continue with a  Gigantic Plant Sale and  agricultural products, chickens, etc., to be held at the  new Art Centre on April  7. A 'Trail of Quarters', a  novel idea, will be started at  Trail Bay Shopping Centre  and will finish at the new  Art Centre on Saturday,  June 19.  On Timber Days weekend a  final for this committee will  be a Great Garage Sale and  possibly an auction.  The committee wishes to  thank Harry Almond and all  those who so kindly donated to  the Molly Almond Memorial  Fund.  The total on hand for the  Building Fund is now  $1,224,56.  Any  tax   deduc  tible donation may be made to  the Art Centre Trust Fund,  P.O. Box 1753, Sechelt,  B.C.  Next meeting for the committee is February 15, at  1:30 p.m. in Murray's Studio.  ttTusic Weavers  Newt Used  Albums t Tanea  The Home of People's Prices  .*.        886-9737  "HEAR YEI HEAR YE!" WE THE PENN KINGS,  (BRIAN & GRAHAM) WISH TO ANNOUNCE  THAT WE WILL BE PLAYING FOR THE  "LEGION BENEFIT DANCE"  SATURDAY, niRUARY If  TICKETS $5.00 per couple  Snacks & Refreshments  Tickets Available  9���1a.m  MARLENE  BLAKEMAN  I/C DEPOSITS  With 15 years banking  experience in the United  States and ten years here  In Gibsons with the Bank  of Montreal, Marlene Is  well qualified as head of  our deposit area. She  and her husband Dick  ventured to Hershey,  Pennsylvania for a  short while last year but  have since returned and  are enjoying Gibsons  once again. Our deposits  area features high  interest savings and low  charge chequing accounts and Marlene and  her staff will be happy to  assist you and your  friends enjoy trouble-  free banking with these  and other facilities offered by our deposits  area ��� which, incidentally, will be fully  computer red In  June, 1979,  mid-  tt  Bank of  Montreal  The First Canadian Bank  Gibsons Branch 886-22161  We have to make room for our ,  MARINE and TACKLE SALE STARTING NEXT WEEK  Cowrie St.  Sechelt  885-2512  Sunnycrest Mall  Gibsons  886-8020  HOCKEY EQUIPMENT AND SKATE  SALE  Jerseys  Pants  Gloves  Shoulder, Knee  and Elbow Pads  Goalie Equipment  1/3 orr  HOCKEY TAPE 6 for $5.99  HOCKEY AND FIGURE SKATES   JUNIOR AND SENIOR  orr  INCLUDING C.C.M. TACKS: BOWER SUPREME & LANGE  HOCKEY STICKS  BUY 2 GET THE 3rd ONE AT Vi PRICE

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