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 The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15�� per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  April 4,1978  Volume 31, Number 14.  To take planning position in ftanaimo  Peter Hoemberg resigns  The Gibsons  Volunteer   Department   was  called out lor this brush (ire which got out of  control last week on Highway 101 beside the  Highway Department Yard.  Matthews and Berger make it  Thirteen finishers in Gibsons-Sechelt run  Bv Ion Corrance  The first annual Coast News Gibsons to Sechelt April Fool's  Hay Race has been run. Out of around twenty starters, thirteen  hardy souls completed the fourteen miles. Here are their names  in order al the finish line:  Adrian Bellshaw; Maxwell Hainmersmilt; Leith Skinner; Bob  Dohlan: Rick Underwood; Nancy McLeod; Mark Slack; Patty  C'awsey and Juan Rigby (lie); George Matthews and Fran Berber (tie); Ken Birken; and Waldo Dahl.  From the very beginning Bellshaw took the lead and maintained il throughout. Hcwill be presented with the Coast News  hnllenge Irophy on Saturday, April 8th.  Ihe idea for the race came  aboul originally from two  longstanding and completely  different ideas on the meaning  uf lhc word health,  The opinion of George Matthews is that smoking and  drinking do not necessarily  guarantee poor health, as  long as at least once a week  you can get on to the rugby  field and get battered and  stomped into shape for eighty  minutes or so followed by ��n  evening of off colour songs at  the local tavern. While Fran.  Berger perfers isometrics,  aerobic dancing, yoga and  wearing blue wigs.  Naturally with two such  opposing views, it was inevitable that there would have to  be a show down. In a spontaneous burst of armchair  energy the gauntlet was  thrown down, "Let's race to  Sechelt," and before anyone  could back out of it, your  local newspaper got wind of  it and would not allow it to  die.  It was a perfect day for a  foot-race. Although �� few cf  the runners felt a little warm,  the weather felt just great  from the passenger seat of the  pilot car. There were sliced  fruit refreshments at Lockyer  Road in the form of oranges  and lemons (lemons?) supplied by the race officials,  Terry and Manuane (Joan  Robb nearly got some).  Of the thirteen that finished  the most surprising and surprised were the instigators,  Fran and George. They came  in hand in hand past the bus  depot and were in a photo  finish for tenth and eleventh  place. There was an ugly  HwHour-gemg around that the  reason they were hand in  hand was because George  did not want Fran to come up  with a final burst of speed  and pip him at the post.  Of course we lend no credence  to this.  Another surprising entrant  was the Coast News editor,  John Burnside, He had been  proclaiming for days that a  Burnside would run. The  world knew different. Then it  was discovered that he had  imported a ringer in the form  of his son Stuart. It was a  darkly-kept secret which allowed him to party the night  before secure in the knowledge that he had an ace up  his sleeve. Anything so underhanded should and did  receive its just rewards. Stuart slept in. A battered blue  Datsun was seen catching up  with the runners at Davis  Bay. Burnside jumped out  and ran ahead of George and  Fran for at least 178'/) yards  then stopped for a cigarette.  In all fairness it was decided  that he would have to make it  back to his car under his own  steam.  A greatly appreciated service at the cenotaph in Sechelt for lhc runners, was a  massage under the soothing  hands of Evans Harmon and  Dawn McKint.  The race was a great  success and will be run again  next April.  There are wild stories  flying about, again from the  daring duo, George and Fran  (after a John's special at the  Cedars) that they will be on  the highway again for Timber  Days. We shall wait and see.  In a surprise move, Director Peter Hoemberg announced  his resignation from the Sunshine Coast Regional Board at the  regular Board meeting held on March 30. Hoemberg made  his motion at the conclusion of the meeting and it was the timing  of the announcement which caused Board Chairman Harry  Almond to express some surprise. "I had thought that Peter  intended to carry on for a few weeks longer," said Almond in a  conversation with the Coast News subsequent to the meeting.  Hoemberg announced fha* he was resigning his position to  take the Senior Planner's joo in Nanaimo Regional District.  Hoemberg first served with the Regional District as an Assistant to Planner Ed Cuylits at the time when the Agricultural  Land Reserve was first implemented. Subsequent to Cuylits'  departure Hoemberg served as Planner in an interim capacity  until the arrival of Adrian Stott to take the Planner's position.  He first served on the board as director when, as alternate  to Rita Rolf, he put in several months in 1974. In 1974 he was  elected to his first full term as the director for Area 'B' and won  re-election in 1976. His second full term would have run out  this year.  When he announced his resignation March 30 veteran directors Harry Almond and Morgan Thompson expressed impromptu appreciation for the service that Hoemberg had given the  Regional Baord and the community. "I've had disagreements  with Peter over the years," said Thompson, "but when I realized that he had the good of the whole district at heart we got  along fine."  Grants awarded  Provision was made for  three additional grants in  the Regional Board budget  for the coming year at the  meeting held March 30. The  grants were awarded to the  Southwestern B.C.Tourist  Association; the local R.C.M.  P., and the local branch of the  B.C.Council for the Family.  For the Southwestern B.C.  Tourist Association, Rick  AntOnson made a brief presentation asking for between  $1,000 and SI,500 for the  Association's role in promoting, the Bf.C .tourist industry.  After some discussion before  the budget was passed,  Director Joe Harrison of  Area 'A' told the board  members that the information  he had received from the motel owners' association in  his area had indicated that  grant of $400 would be  adequate. Accordingly the  Regional Board members  voted to award the Tourist  Association $400 for their  work in the coming year.  Sergeant Farenholz of the  Sechelt detachment of the  R.C.M.P. made a presentation  to the Board for a grant of  $2,000 for auxiliary police in  the area. He told the Regional Directors that the Provincial Government had allot-  ed less money for this purpose  than heretofore. Provision  had been made for only two  auxiliary positions in the entire southwestern part of the  province stretching from  Boston Bar to Sechelt and  those two positions had  not been awarded to the  Sunshine Coast.  Sergeant Farenholz pointed  out that criminal case load in  this area per man is very  high, there having been a  71% increase in thc call for  policing in thc last year. "The  auxiliary force worked a total  of 2,000 hours lasl year,"  said Sergeant Farenholz,  "and were reimbursed for  their out of pocket expenses."  The Sechelt head of detachment said that training programs were underway which  it was hoped would upgrade  the auxiliaries to Ihe point  where they could handle the  more menial of police tasks.  Regional Board Director  for Area 'B', Peter Hoemberg,  expressed some misgivings  about the grant request.  "Consideration is being given  at the present time," said  Hoemberg, "to the restructuring of the present govern-  turing of the present system  whereby more of the policing  costs would be shifted from  the provincial government to  the Regional District."  Under questioning from  Hoemberg, Sergeant Farenholz admitted that there were  no regional districts in the province which at ihe present  time grant monies for the  funding of auxiliary police  throughout the Regional  District.  At the request of Mrs.  Agnes Labonte the Regional  Board also voted to provide  $50 for prize money for a  Family Essay Contest to be  held in conjunction with thc  second annual Family Month  in May. sponsored by the  B.C.Council for the Family.  Pender  confusion  Some confusion existed at  the discussion held at Ihe Regional Bard on March 30  concerning thc provision ol  water for thc Pender Harbour School, Apparently the  School Board had reported  that they had been unable to  procure an easement to bring  water from the creek above  the school to provide domestic waler requirements. They  further said that the Ministry  of Education was unwilling  to launch expropriation procedures, and therefore asked  that the Regional Board expropriate for them and turn  it over.  Confusion arose because  it was unclear whether the  School Board was asking that  the Regional Board should  expropriate thc land or just  water easement over it. Regional Directors expressed  themselves as being in favour of expropriating a water  easement but unwilling to  engage in land expropriation  for someone else.  Director Peter Hoemberg  of Area 'B' moved that the  School Board be asked for  clarification as to whether  they wanted an easement or  clear title. The motion carried and Secretary-Treasurer  Anne Pressley was instructed  to contact thc School Board  for clarification.  Lucky  winners  The winners of the Mall  Association trip to Hawaii  and the $500 Super-Valu  draw were announced this  past weekend. Mr. and Mrs.  C.D.Hanson of Veterans  Road in Gibsons arc the lucky  winners of Ihe trip to Hawaii,  and Mrs. E.M.Webb of  Soames Point won the $500  Shopping Spree.  Important Creek   meet  An important meeting of the  Roberts Creek Community Association will be held in the  Roberts Creek Community  Hall at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. The meeting will  discuss some contentious is-  sues which have arisen lately  in connection with Roberts  Creek and will be under the  chairmanship of Regional  Board Chairman and Director for Area 'D', Harry Almond.  In court  In this breathtaking action shot the Coast  News editor is shown in a comfortable lead  over George Matthews, Fran Berger, and  John Hind Smith at Davis Bay during the  Gibsons-Sechelt run last Saturday.   Notable  in the picture is the admiring finger that Fran  Berger is pointing at the fast-striding figure  of the editor. Winner of the race was Adrian  Bellshaw and he will be presented with the  Coast News Challenge Cup next week.  At County Court in Vancouver,  the jury for the Shannon murdei  trial is expected to go out on  Monday afternoon, April 3.  At Provincial Court held in  Sechelt on March 29, Fredrick  Vopinka was charged with not  having  a  driver's  license  and  speeding. Hc was fined $35.00  on each count. Nichol Warn was  fined $35.00 for driving a defective motor vehicle, and Ivan  Dixon was given a suspended  sentence and six months on  probation for being in possession  of liquor.  The Coast News photographer surprised  Norm Peterson in one of his favourite Mor-  rell mushroom patches last week but has  promised to refrain from divulging the location. -'  smtrngBMa*  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday  ^tmtataaax m  mm  Coast News, April 4,1978.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday by Glassford Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO Phone 886-2622or 886-7817  Editor - John Burnside Typesetting - Cynthia Christensen  Advertising - Penny Christian   Advertising / Photographer - Ian Corrance  Receptionist / Bookkeeper -M.M. Laplante  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  ��M  Peter Hoemberg  The resignation of Peter Hoemberg  from the Regional Board last week will  leave a hole which may be difficult to  fill. In many quarters, Hoemberg has  been perhaps thc most unpopular director. This was occasioned by the thoroughness with which hc addressed himself to local government. He was, over  the years of his service to thc district,  consistently the local legislator who had  best doqc his homework. His careful  preparation and incisive intellect made  him a dominant force in every board  he served on, though he was consistently  denied the chairmanship.  When regulations arrive in a previously  un-regulated area of human experience,  it is natural that they should be resented  at the outset and this natural resentment  was often directed against Director  Hoemberg for his outstanding diligence  and ability. And yet it must surely be  said that hc served the Sunshine Coast  well during his terms of office. The  business of preparing legislation which  adequately resist the efforts of those  who would seek, normally for their own  ends, to circumvent the statute book is  a tedious and a time-taking business and  by his dedication and thoroughness  Hoemberg set a standard for legislative  competence which stood the District in  good stead on many, many occasions.  The customary charge levelled against  him was one of dictatorship and yet he  won election twice in democratic action  and had he chosen to run again this  fall it is difficult to imagine who could  have beaten him in Area 'B'. In his area  he was respected as a concerned and  available representative of high ability  and justly so.  Hoemberg arrived on the Sunshine  Coast in his sail boat with his wife  Karin and son, and fell in love with the  area and forgot about completing his  round-the-world cruise back to Denmark.  He was not long in making his mark  here and the Coast News can do no better  than echo the words of Director Morgan  Thompson when Hoemberg announced  his resignation last Thursday night.  "Peter had the good of the whole community at heart." Thank you, Mr.  Hoemberg.  Garbage  With all due respect to the directors  of the Regional Board it would seem on  the question of the relocated garbage  dump they seem to have gone out of their  way to make their lives complex. The  situation is that they have to upgrade  their dumps to conform to provincial  Pollution Control Board standards.  At present there are dumps at Pender  Harbour, Halfmoon Bay, Sechelt, and  Gibsons. All of them have to be maintained, in addition the Gibsons dump is  beginning to show definite indications of  a developing leaching problem.  The solution originally was to have the  dumps at Pender Harbour and Sechelt  only with perhaps containers for a pickup service for those who wanted to  take their own waste away at Gibsons  and Halfmoon Bay. Then the Chairman of the Garbage Committee came  forth with the thought that the people  of the south end of the Sunshine Coast  shouldn't be so far from a garbage  dump. One is not quite sure why. Instead he suggested we should have  a dump at Roberts Creek and abandon  the Sechelt dump too. It just doesn't  seem to make much sense.  The Board is now paying to have a  study done by engineers to see if a  suitable site can be found in Roberts  Creek. The people of Roberts Creek  can be safely assumed not to be too  happy with the idea.  It would seem that, if pick-up containers at Halfmoon Bay and Gibsons  are provided, the existing dumps at  Pender Harbour and Sechelt could serve  the purpose. Surely the expense and  trouble of finding a new site in the no-  man's land of Roberts Creek isn't worth  the trouble. It's creating a contentious  issue for certain to avoid a dispute which  may never arise.  Dialogue  An interesting dialogue is taking place  at the Regional Board level concerning  the role of the directors. Director Joe  Harrison is the foremost spokesman for  the directors following completely the  dictates of the people who elected them  and his concern is admirable. Chairman Harry Almond, while perhaps  no less conscientious about representing  Roberts Creek, also feels that there  must be times when the directors must  take the area as a whole into consideration and act as a united board.  Perhaps some light can be shed on  the matter if we consider it possible  that a director's function is more than  to act as a mouth-piece for his area.  His exposure over a prolonged period  of time to the various issues at large  puts him in a better position than those  who elect him to see the overall picture  and part of his function should be an  educational one, explaining and giving  the background to those he represents  who are not in as good a position as he  to have it.  If finally he does not do enough representation then the people have the  right to speak with their votes. Director  Harrison would argue that the people  of any specific area would have what  happens to them affected by the vote  of seven men who were not accountable  to them. He is right. But the perfect  democracy has not been designed yet and  it is in the interstices of imperfection  that wc must trust commonsense and  consideration for the common weal.  ...from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  Regional Planning director E.R.  Cuylits informed the Regional District Board that subdivision activity had  increased by leaps and bounds of late.  J.G.Warn's application for rezoning  for a commercial marina at the mouth  of Roberts Creek was turned down by  thc Regional Board this week.  10 YEARS AGO  Head table guests at a Cedars Inn  tribute to returning long-time Gibsons  shop keeper, Vince Prewer, included  Bernie Mulligan, Dave Kinnc, Gordon  Plows, Wally Venechuk, and Pete  Trower. The retiring Mr. Prewer  was presented with a Trower colour  cartoon.  Norm Watson and Joe Benner travelled to Ottawa to attend the National  Liberal Convention.  15 YEARS AGO  Chief Charlie Craigan died in Sechelt.  Three hundred people turned out to  hear federal political candidates in  Gibsons School Hall.  Among o'ther things, Liberal candidate  Jack Davis said in an election speechl  that a Liberal Government would  process more of our natural resources;  create a million jobs in the next four  years; and establish the long-range  planning essential at the national level.  20 YEARS AGO  The Seaside Hotel in Port Mellon  burned down in a fire which broke out  Saturday night.  Provincial NDP candidate Tony Gar-  grave said that Social Credit was dead  as a political force in B.C.  Conservative Bill Payne defeated  Liberal Jimmy Sinclair in the recent  federal election.  25 YEARS AGO  A new shingle mill opens just east of  Wilson Creek.  Four generations of the Armour  family gathered in Gibsons for photos.  They ranged in age from 92-year old  Samuel G.Armour to Stephen Gerald,  just a few months old.  30 YEARS AGO  No paper available.  2gmsis^>Jr��-  Mouth of the Capilano River, early 1900's. No homes. No commercial enterprises. The snow-mantled Lions look down on a  stream somewhat groyned but as yet unbridged. Water from  the Capilano first travelled to Vancovuer through pipes laid  under supervision of J.J.Nickson beneath the First Narrows,  a considerable feat for turn-of-the-century technoloby. Since  the city imposed less than one tenth of the present drain on  its resources, the flow of the river is scarcely diminished in  this scene. Nickson spent his last days at his home in West  Sechelt. Photo courtesy Ada Oawe and Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum. L.R.Peterson  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  It is not my custom to reply  to letters to the editor. I feel  that in this space and in the  editorial portion of the editorial page I have my kick at the  can and that writers who  disagree or point out errors  should be allowed to do so  without the editor odiously  utilizing the opportunity that  exists because of his control  of the medium to have the  last word on all issues.  ' I would, however, make an  exception this week, hopefully  in the spirit of civilized debate. I refer to the excellent  letter appearing on Page  Three this week from Regional Board Director Charles  Lee. It may be remembered  that a couple of weeks ago I  editorialized on what seemed  to me to be becoming a  somewhat intransigent attitude that Mr. Lee was developing to the Regional  Board which led me to specu-  ate that he might have some  philosophic opposition to the  concept of Regional Boards  particularly since that concept  is up for review this year at  the behest of our masters in  Victoria. I asked for enlightenment in the matter, hence  the letter this week.  Mr, Lee's letter, as one  would expect from a man of  his considerable abilities, is  a vigorous and a witty statement. I must confess, however, to some disappointment.  To the central issue, namely  his attitude to the concept,  Mr. Lee addresses himself  hardly at all except to say  somewhat mysteriously there  are solutions other than death  and that several alternatives  are being bruited aboul.  The bulk of the letter is devoted to a chapter and verse  presentation, again, of what  I referred to as Mr. Lee's  support for thc motherhood  issues of fiscal restraint,  support for the underdog,  and vigorous representation  of the wishes of his constituents.  I have no wish to quarrel  with the director on these  issues. In person and in  print I have agreed with him  on these matters. They are  not at contention. Long may  he continue to advocate restraint in government spending, consideration and justice for the less fortunate, and  vigorous democratic representation. But what about the  Regional Board itself? Is  he for or against?  There is also a mysterious  reference to my "well-known  philosophy" in the paragraph which circumvents  the central issue. Before I  address myself to that in  detail, may I observe that Mr.  Lee    has    intimated    silkily  on several occasions that he  shares my "philosophy"  whatever he presumed it to  be. Let insinuations be cast  carefully.  Thc central sentence in the  letter reads: "What is the  future of the Board? Let's  just say there is a remedy for  everything other than death  and with your well-known  philosophy, John, you well  know that turmoil eventually  turns up such a remedy."  The inadequacy of this as an  enlightening statement of  position, I have already referred to. In the interest of  some specific clarity I would  say that I know of no philosophy of mine that actively  seeks turmoil, whatever Mr.  Lee thinks he can descry.  In further pursuit of clarity  let me set down as clearly  as I can what would pass for  my general philosophy. I  shall pass from the general  to the specific. In general I  would describe myself as a  conservative with an emphatically small "c". I would not  set myself against change and  growth for the same reason  that King Canute would  not set himself against the  tide, but I would argue that  this turbulent century has  seen nothing but upheaval  and change and it seems to  me, for the good of the  human spirit, some period of  tranquility should at least be  sought.  In government 1 am passionately and peacefully a  democrat. That is, I have  grown to manhood with thc  good fortune to live in societies where thc transfer of  power went on without the  rattle of machine guns and so  would I have it continue.  Without turmoil, Mr. Lee.  I am opposed to the Liberal  party of Canada because my  studies of Canadian history  have persuaded me that for  the past fifty years they have  been selling the country out  and we have ended up broke  in the process. I am opposed  to the Progressive Conservatives because it seems to me  that their malaise is inherent  in their name. "Progressive"  implies let's get on with it;  "Conservative" implies let's  hang back, and it seems to  me that the Progressive  Conservatives have been  getting on with hanging back  ever since I came to Canada ���  and never more so than when  Diefenbaker briefly mesmerized the country and made  them the government.  I am opposed to the Socreds  in B.C. because it seems to  me that the party under the  previous and present Bennetts  had and has either a hostility toward or an incomprehen  sion of the basic democratic  process. Don Lockstead  writes on this well elsewhere  in the paper and I won't dwell  on it here. When I vote 1  usually vote N.D.P. but without much enthusiasm of late  I am afraid.  I am opposed to bigness:  big corporations; big governments; big bureaucracies.  They may be inescapable  but they lend themselves  so easily to corruption and  inefficiency. I am in favour  of people in their various  areas having as much control  over their own lives as is  humanly and socially possible.  And, Mr. Lee, at the present time I am rather in favour of the Regional Board  concept because of the above.  It seems to me that those  opposing it arc either the  government trying to centralize lhc decision making  process in its own hands or  those who would without  let or hindrance and to the  benefit largely of themselves profiteer by reason of  the distance, indifference,  corruption and inefficiency of  the centralized power.  I am in favour of the Regional Board concept because  it seems to be working fairly  well just now and most importantly, Mr. Lee, because  nobody has told me what  would replace it and 1 do not  like to be led blindfolded.  In thc spirit of civilized  debate, sir, these are my  philosophic positions which  lead mc at the moment to  be in favour of the Regional  Board concept for the Sunshine Coast where I reside.  I am willing to learn of better  alternatives and space in  this paper is at your disposal  should you wish to reply.  Generally speaking there is  nothing so unsatisfactory as a  tie. It proves nothing, no  conclusions can be drawn and  worst of all, the hours of preparation are unrewarded. Fortunately, on Saturday, after  fourteen miles of running,  winning became secondary  to simply finishing. There  were enough extremely fit and  fine runners there to remove  any illusion of being able to  run the distance particularly  well and there was a great  deal of satisfaction to be  gained from being able to do  it at all.  My challenge of several  months back to Mrs. Berger  would hopefully answer the  question once and for all as  to whether or not an aging,  overweight and generally  debauched suds guzzler  could run further than the  clean living, nutrition conscious fitness queen. The  mystery remains unsolved.  However, the mere fact that  such an unlikely individual  as the former can even run  that far, however slowly,  should be a source of encouragement for all of my  malt-jockey mates at the Cedar's Inn.  It is clear then that some  other form of challenge ought  to be issued to clear up a  few things once and for all.  I was pretty sure, that a  lightweight like Mrs. Berger  would call it quits after a  couple of miles. But it became clear early on that she  was made of sterner stuff.  II was true that 1 was under a  considerable amount of pressure. I had a busy schedule  that day. I had planned to  drive up to Sechell at 6 a.m.,  park my car, run down to  Gibsons in time for the race,  run to Sechelt, jump in my  car and drive down to Langdale field to play rugby.  A series of events prevented me from putting this  excellent plan into operation:  first of all, my friend Waldo  Dahl needed a ride to the race  in the morning, so I had to  change plans. Now 1 would  have to run toSechelt, then  run back to Langdale, hopefully fast enough to play at  least in the second half of  the rugby game. My plans  were completely ruined when  Mrs. Berger showed up twenty minutes late. Even though  I was amazed to see her show  up at all. I did have the courtesy to wait until she was  ready to run. This of course  threw my plans off completely. Unless I could run to  Sechelt very quickly my chances of getting to the rugby  game became almost impossible.  My disappointments however were more than made  up by having Mrs. Berger  as a running companion.  She kept me amused mile  after mile with stories of how  people who eat too much meat  die at early ages and between  Gibsons and Sechelt she must  have given me two dozen  recipes for meatless meals.  She also presented me at the  beginning of our run with  some Vita-Tea, wheat germ  and bean sprouts, all very  foul looking concoctions  but maybe after all it's time  I tried some of these things.  After all, if a frail little creature like Mrs. Berger can run  all the way to Sechelt without  steak and potatoes and beer,  there must be something to  this health food stuff.  The fact is of course that  * Ptaue turn to Page Three  Overhead Crane  Insect-click of circuits  clang of struck steel  hells and the vast orange hulk  of the building-wide crane  rumbling forward on charged rails  swinging its fat hook ���  an electrified fisherman  of rivets, girders, and grids.  In the plexiglass box below its belly  I squat with my hands full of power.  I'm the brain of ihis robot ���  it moves obedient to my whims,  lives at a lever's thrust ���  / am its slave and its master.  Together we 're an irresistible force,  strongest back in this potline.  Beneath our shadow the pots fume ���  double row of giant conductors  riding on bathtubs of bauxite-flux  juggling molecules into aluminum,  alchemy on a mammoth scale ���  enough voltage to light a small city  floods and hums here forever.  The air is acrid with smoke and ozone.  By Peter Trower  Thepotcrews cough through the passages;  inferno-tenders in Stanfield shirts,  the line dwindles off to infinity.  Red and deadly, the magma bubbles  but I 'm above and beyond all that,  safe in this plastic cocoon  breathing filtered air,  fishing for tubs of molten soup.  My robot and I ride herd on hades  but it's lonely here at the top.  A machine's not much on conversation.  I 'm trapped in an isolation booth,  amuse myself with mad thoughts ���  like revving this beast upfullbore,'  $���  thundering down the monotonous tracks  smashing clean through the wall to freedom.  Or running completely amok  charging off up the line  swinging my hook like a judgement  upsetting ore-trucks, braining foremen.  I'm God in a plastic box.  I 've been in this smelter too long:  one of these shifts I 'mjust liable to do it.  Heads up, you bastards���it might be tomorrow!  NliMMIMIMI  MMMMBIMHiMMII  ���MMHIMIMftMl 3vlsv  "Tftvvj^ ALi_ ~m\S ��^��1cl&�� \iOfc VCBE,^ rWfcof  Coast News, April 4,1978  LETTERS  Editor rebuked  car John Burnside:  Your request for sonic further  enlightenment" can scarcely  c ignored. Your homily of "the  oy who called Wolf" fails lo note  lat not only is there a wolf, but  stand up and beat the S.O.B.  ver thc head with a damned big  tick. In return my homily of Ihe  lan who lit a lantern and went in-  ) thc wood to look for truth,  nly to find that truth was nol in  le wood but all around him,  ut he hadn't recognized it as  ���uth.  For the record, John, what  ere my wolves. First, the at-  :mpt to have the paid staff  noose the Chairman of the  egional Board.  Second, the policy of vote with-  ut debate or consultation bc-  >re voting, in this case the Pro-  isional Budget.  Third. Sergeant's Bay Marina,  defended my inalienable right  ) defend my reputation, and my  ight to free speech, despite  renouncements from the Hon-  urablc Ron Basford.  Fourth, my attack on the pro-  sions of the 1978 Budget,  ou appear. John, to be attack-  ig my right and duty to speak  it when I am morally certain  lat something is not in the best  iterest of those who in  their  wisdom elected me to look after  their welfare; in this case I voted  it in the committees to come before thc full Board as the final  Arena. This is a budget in which  the seven senior staff are awarded thc O.A.Pension raise of  $4.04 for the year 1977, all of  which and more has already been  swallowed up in Hydro hikes in  rates. 1 know they are not working now but a loaf of bread costs  each as much, and each and every one of them will be putting  in their "widow's mites" to pay  the shot for excess staff being  carried. 1 don't begrudge the  staff a raise, other than to examine the very high salaries being  paid having due regard to the  miniscule population in the Regional Board Area. 1 do begrudge  the implementation of other bits  and pieces of airy fairy matters  of no immediate value. With  over one million unemployed,  an 88-cent dollar, and an eleven  billion Federal Deficit, we had  better start tightening our belts.  The Regional District can't go  "bust"? ��� wrong, we can follow  other towns and districts who  have done just that. You think  I am going to be quiet about  this ��� Et Tu Brute ��� no damned  way am I going to shut up.  _Pleaae turn to Page Ten  Mings and arrows(cont'd)  1rs. Berger has never been  l better shape in her life,  letting out and jogging in-  lead of flitting about on  ytnnasium floors may be  le best thing that ever hap-  ened to her. One final  ling about Fran Berger;  he really is a decent person,  espitc the impression she  light create in her writing.  Let mc finish by picking up  i   something   I   mentioned  earlier, about some other form  of challenge. Sitting in the  Cedars after the run on Saturday, Bruce Gorman mentioned that what we need is  a debauchery Olympics,  especially for all of us who  have honed our decadence  to a fine and practiced edge.  Maybe we could have suggestions for ten events which  would prove once and for all  who is the most debauched  person in the community.  Church Services  Roman Catholic Service*  Rev .T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  liOO p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  n Sechelt:8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  .ourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M.Reinhardt  9:30 a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m.-Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat..1:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4:00 p.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Dreibcrg  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 - 11:00a.m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study -Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  InqlU  Quality aW Appliances  Sold & Serviced  J&C ELECTRONICS  Radio Shack  authorized Sales Centre  Cowrie St., Sechelt. B.C. 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Si******************************  SUNSHINE COAST MUSIC, DRAMA  AND DANCE FESTIVAL  PROGRAMME OF COMPETITIONS 1978  COMPETITIONS:  Dance April 13th, Thursday at 2 p.m. and  April Uth, Friday at 10:30 a.m.  Twilight Theatre, Gibsons  Adjudicator: Norman Legatt  Speech Arts    April 17th, Monday at 9:15 a.m.  and Drama     Twilight Theatre, Gibsons  Adjudicator: Gay Scrivener  Bands April 18th, Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.  Elphinstone School Auditorium  Adjudicator: Edward Glbney  Music April 19th, Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and  April 20th, Thursday at 9:00 a.m.  Elphinstone School Auditorium  Adjudicator: Phyllis Schuldt  Programme: $1.00  Admission: 25*  CONCERTS:  Award Winners      Saturday, April 22nd  Elphinstone School Auditorium  Award Winners      Saturday, April 29th  Twilight Theatre  Highlights of Friday, May 5th  the Festival Madeira Park Elementary  Gymnasium  Admission:     Adults $1.00   Students 25*  This Festival is financially assisted by the Government of British Columbia Cultural Fund.  'WE'RE RIGHT FOR YOU  Gibsons  SUNNYCREST  /   CENTRE  pork  picnic  7Qt) pork  ��� ^    loin  M.59  roast  side     $4 QQ side     $-���   7Q  spareribs  -w^ bacon      ������ f w  beef  liver  Sunniest    .  apple  juice  I Thotofed  food  Foremost Biq L"  ice  milk  bavann   .  meat  pies  (itu t inspected    - (>i   A  -A. chuck  # .  79*s-fM.19  7 c* i'i'oht  #��    bulbs  M.59  .>11;)<��� r  v.iui i-ancy  2/69* whole   3/99*  kernel corn  Si,pel Vaiu - Frozen  $1 25 oran9e  juice  S.ipei  Vain   -Mud  2/79* cheddar$-|   79  cheese  soda 69* fruit       2/99*  crackers i cocktail  Oven-Fiosh 0v' !l f ,(>sn  french   2/99* danish    $H   ,Q  bread pastries *1 .*iy  Martha Laine Venice BaKery  hatmdbu?ger75*english    2/99*  buns muffins  strawberries  GARDEN NEEDS  shrubs  ���2.99  ,    $0 99! #z.����  Ds   ._..,.'i^odpdend rons.1  steer      $1.49lonion  manure sets  fn    & Sat       Apr .6.7. & 8th  MM  \ \ wmm  Coast News, April 4,1978  POTLINE CHAPTER FOUR  Carbeau's lying in a limp  huddle on the catwalk with  one arm dangling over the  edge. There's an expression  on his beard-stubbled face of  absolute disbelief. God knows  how many volts went through  him before Luigi threw the  switch but it's a miracle he  wasn't thrown clean off the  crane to the cement below.  Hc appears at first glance,  to have had the course anyhow. Nasty visions of Luigi  and 1 being hauled up on  charges of gross negligence or  worse. Hash through my mind.  He proves, on closer examination and to our intense relief,  to be only unconscious although his breathing is shallow and his pulse irregular.  "I'll go phone the first-aid  man," 1 say. "But how the  hell are we going to gct him  down from here?"  Luigi thinks for a second.  "I know," he says suddenly.  "After you phone, go to garage and pick up the big tow-  motor. Get the box too. It's  at the other end of the line. I  stay here in case he come a-  round." He begins applying  some sort of artificial respiration and I set about my mission.  All trace of tiredness has  left me in the face of this near-  calamity. I jog off up the line,  oblivious to the heat and  fumes and to the intense amazement of the shuffling potmen.    They gaze at me in  Pages  from a  Peter Trower  dumbfoundment as I dash  past. I guess they figure  this place has done it to me  at last.  I burst unannounced into  the line-foreman's office. He's  dozing at his desk and looks  up startled. I brief him on  what's happened and hc gets  on the blower to thc first-  aid man. I scoot off about my  duties to more puzzled stares.  The garage is in the open  compound between the old  and new lines. It's a heady  feeling to be out of the bitter  smoke and breathing fresh-  air again, however briefly.  Dawn's breaking over the  grim grey buildings. Looks  like it'll be another scorcher.  The big lift-truck's parked  behind the garage with several smaller models. Luckily  they've finished servicing  it. I start it up and trundle  back. Re-entering the line at  the opposite end, I spot the  box and pick it up with the  forks. It's just a pallet-board  with a railing around it that  we use as a work platform to  make repairs on the undersec-  tions of the cranes. I head off  with it down the centre of  the line. I'm not the world's  best driver and usually travel at the slowest possible  speed but time  may  be  of  Davis Curio 8  Specialty  Shop  CRAFTS  Come in and see our  ���Tandy Leather Products���  ���Rugnelle & Shagnelle���  Kits  1212 Cowrie Street  885-5715  the essence on this occasion  so I gun her a bit. There are  ore-trucks and crustbreakers  in my path but I honk my horn  importantly and they let me  through. Generally, when I'm  called upon to drive through  the lines, I'm obsessed with  the unlikely fear of somehow  spinning sideways, bridging  the gap between the two charged rows of pots and electrocuting myself. Tonight, I  barely think about it.  The first-aid man and Ihe  line-foreman are already up on  thc crane when I gel there.  I can see them wilh Luigi on  the catwalk. Carbeau seems  to have regained consciousness. He's sitting up now.  holding his head. Maybe  they won't need my mobile  elevator after all. But Luigi  gives me the high-sign so I  move the machine close and  raise the hoist to its fullest  extent. They help Carbeau into the box and I lower them to  the floor. The electrician is  still dazed and shaken but at  least he's alive.  Curtis, the tall and scholarly-looking first-aid attendant,  wears a look of amazement.  "That was a close one," he  says. "Lucky the lad there's  got a strong ticker. He must  have taken enough current to  blow the ass off an elephant.  Good thing you guys threw  the switch quick as you did or  he would have been a goner  for sure!" Hc confides this  to us in a low voice, not wanting to further alarm Carbeau  who's shakily standing now,  gazing about in humble wonder.  "What'll happen over  this?" I ask Curtis. "Will  we get hauled up on the carpet?"  "Not necessarily," says  Curtis, who's a decent enough  guy and no Company stooge.  "I'll have to make out some  kind of report but it doesn't  have to go into too many  details. Unless Carbeau lays  a complaint against you, I  doubt anything will come of it  and he seems to figure it was  mostly his fault for not checking with you before he went  WESTERN CANADA'S  CLEANEST AND BRIGHTEST  MIDWAY  APRIL 10th & 11th  Mgj^sg^^^^^^^^^^^^^  up. Probably the less said a-  bout any of this, thc better.''  "Yeah," mutters Carbeau who's overheard.  "Youguys don't have to worry.  If I hadn't been in a lousy  mood, it never would have  happened. We don't say no  more about her. eh?"  "How arc you feeling  now?" queries Curtis. "You  want to go lie down in the  first-aid room for awhile?"  "No, that's okay. I'll be  all right in a minute. Then  I'll gel the hell back up there  and fix that goddamn stud-  puller."  Curtis looks a bit askance at  this bul Carbeau is quite adamant about it. And shortly,  he docs just as he says. I  guess it's like a pilot taking  another plane up right after  he's crashed. The grimy show  must go on. Curtis and the  line-foreman leave but Luigi  and I hang around till he's  finished. This time wc go on  top with him to make sure he's  okay. I look at those ominous  grids with even more respect  than before. Thev damn near  fried a man tonight.  Finally it's qiiillingtimc and  we're standing under the  showers, soaping free the pot-  line soot. "Good thing old  McGraw, hc never show up,"  says Luigi.  "Yeah," 1 say. The events  just past are already beginning to blur like an escaping  dream. I'm thinking of sleep  and Helga.  Twilight Theatre  lhc ebullient Mickey Rooncy  stars in thc upcoming Walt  Disney Studios' production of  Pete's Dragon, a musical fantasy  combining both live action and'  animation. Thc film also stars  Helen Reddy, Jim Dale. Red  Buttons, and Shelley Winters,  and introduces juvenile Scan  Marshall as a runaway orphan  who has an occasionally visible  dragon friend named Elliott.  Pete's Dragon will be shown at  thc Twilight Theatre Wednesday  through Saturday, April 5-8.  There is also a Saturday matinee  at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday the  8th.  For Mickey Rooncy and Red  Buttons the film marks the first  time the two have worked together since they entertained the  troops in 1945. It also marks  thc acting debut of Helen Reddy  whose hit song, "I am Woman"  made her an unofficial spokesperson for women's independence. The movie includes some  fine songs and some breathtaking choreography and should  be enjoyed by the whole family.  The second film of the week is  First Love starring William Katt  and Susan Dcy, both of whom  deliver exceptional performances.  Their trials and tribulations,  separations and reconciliations  will touch thc hearts of most  audiences. Thc film is based on  a short story which appeared in  thc New Yorker magazine written  by Harold Brodkey and it marks  the directorial debut of Joan  Darling who shows herself very  much at home with the bittersweet material.  In the movie William Katt  portrays a touching naivete  and sincerity while Dey is excellent as the indecisive more  experienced girl who finds herself involved with Katt and also  an older man, played by Robert  Loggia. First Love will be shown  at the Twilight Theatre Sunday  through Tuesday, April 9-11.  Of special note to moviegoers  is the fact that the film will be  shown at 9:15 p.m. on Sunday to  make way for a prior musical  performance by the Pender Harbour Community Band. Monday  and Tuesday it will be screened  at the regular hour of 8:00 p.m.  Democracy in kitchen  By Maiiiitiiie Laplante  In matters of political knowledge, I am sorely limited.  The media keeps mc under a  constant barrage of international news, poorly absorbed,  mostly misunderstood due to  lack of informative background and easily dismissed  by an already overloaded  brain.  In matters of national  politics I am overly cautious,  no doubt underestimating my  own capacity for understanding its historical, economical  and ethnic complexities.  Add to this that I am French-  Canadian (though I pride  myself in being more of a  French-Columbian) which in  these days and times means  that to many  people,  I  am  ��� *p *p *p n>i|! Jr* 3|C 5j5 S|C 5fS Sp 5|! S|C 9|C S|C  NDP  Try us for Good Books  From Bantam  & Ballantine  886-7744  .9r��3|C9]s3]C9|C9(C9tC9|CS)CSfC9{C)j(^(9(t)|  practically a personal representative of Rene Levesque  and that saying bonjour is akin  to sowing the seeds of national  sedition. The fact is, I have  resided in B.C. well over ten  years; my children were born  here; 1 am a local business  owner; I love this place;  some of my best friends don't  know the difference between  bric-a-brac and brouhaha;  1 have to smuggle my maple  syrup at great cost like everyone else; I do not hide a  ceinture flechee in my  cupboard; I pay my taxes in  English; I dream in quadraphonic multicolor holographic  English (mais out...) and whether or not most English Canadians wish to ship me back  where I came from, I intend to  stay here for as long as I can  afford it. I do also intend to  speak my language as often  as possible since I love my  mother tongue dearly.  I will forever be saddened at  the lack of communication  between all our Canadian ethnic groups. Little docs anyone know that as a resident of  Quebec I would never have  ^TWILIGHT  GTHBATRIb  886-2827  GIBSONS  Wed.,Thurs., Fri.,&Sat.  April 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th  Saturday Matinee  2:00 pm  Sunday April 9 Broadway Night 7:00 p.m.  Pender Harbour Community Band  Sun., April 9,9:15 p.m.  Mon. &Tues. April 10th & 11th 8p.m."  Warning:   Occasional sex scenes  gotten a job or furthered a  career that would cater to my  own people without being  obligated to speak English  first and French second.  Things have changed greatly  in ten years. I am as ignorant  of these changes as anyone  living outside Quebec. But I  will never forget feeling number two as a race.  There is one political arena  I wish to venture in boldly,  however. I have the knowledge, the experience and a  representative party to back  me up though I am prepared  to stand alone. Whoever said  that if everyone swept their  own front steps the street of  the nation would be clean hit  it right on. 1 therefore step  out of the closet (along with  the broom) and proclaim without fear to be a kitchen democrat. Freedom and education  for the blue apron workers!  No more slavery in the home.  For the good of the hearts and  souls of the country whatever  sex they may be, it's time to  reorganize the labour distribution within the home.  I simply propose to divide  the highly professional career  of homemaking into equal  shares to be distributed according to ability to each  member of any given household. Tricky?...Not so.  As a representative of a  typical household (father, mother, children, fishes and  other smaller pests...) I found  myself confronted by an "outside thc home" and an "inside the home" full time job  By Rae Ellingham  Week Commencing: April 3rd.  General Notes: It's shake up time  again as the New Moon in Aries  opposes Pluto. Emphasis will be  on endings and new starts in our  various affairs. However disturbing the changes feel, it should be  remembered they are for the  best. Many of us will pick up  the pieces and create even better  things and situations.  Babies born at the weekend will  be very energetic and certain of  their goals. Many will be born  leaders but should learn to control selfishness. Mid-week arrivals will he much more sympathetic.  ARIES (March 21- April 19)  Upheavals and endings now  pave thc way for fresh starts and  increased personal growth. It's  time to say goodbye to those  relationships which have gone  stale. Try to project a new, more  positive image as you begin to  take alternative directions. Those  born around April 7 can expect  twelve months of intense change.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  With Venus in your sign for  three weeks, you'll be feeling  more attractive and sociable.  Throw out those faded clothes  and treat yourself to more flattering gear. Meanwhile, whot  you've been hiding is forced into  the open for judgement. Be  honest. Institutions, hospitals  and people in seclusion are in  focus.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  You may shock others by  changing drastically your long-  range plans and goals. Old  friends may be drifting away but  new acquaintances arrive to  promote revised ideas. Seclusion, peace and quiet will be available soon to those who genuinely need it.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  A major change in status,  position or public standing seems  inevitable. Remember, it's for  the best. Domestic situation is  likely to need entirely new  approach. Happiness is found  sharing ideas with small informal  groups.  LEO (July 23-Aug.22)  Others continue to be impressed by your fresh philosophical outlook. You're convincing  so there's no need to go into  personal reasons and details.  You now realize what you should  have done months ago. Affairs  and communications from a distance are still the keys to further  progress.  VIRGO (Aug 23-Sept 22)  How other people have been  handling  their   finances  finally  forces you to take only drastic  action. Let them know your  patience has been exhausted.  Your own insurance and investments need immediate reshuffling for greater rewards.  Thoughts of higher education and  long distance travel will absorb  your interest quite soon.  LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct 23)  Accent is on changing relationships. It's time to assess your  needs and confront those people  who arc failing to give you  support. Remember that new,  friendly faces arc waiting and  willing to give fresh encouragement. Those born around October 12th have lo abandon  old habits and clean up thc act.  SCORPIO (Oct 24-Nov 22)  Expect to be showing an entirely new attitude towards health  and employment mailers. Day  to day procedures on thc work  scene have to be revised soon.  Once again, health freaks throw  out thc cigarettes and sugar to  return to sensible diets, homemade bread, and assorted soul-  foods. Those with a chronic  health problem should now seek  a second opinion.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23-Dec 21)  If social life has fallen into a rut  now's thc time to change it.  You're ready for new amusements, speculation, and risks.  You only live once. Those with  children have to renew their  approach toward them or face a  long struggle. Casual love  affairs end suddenly bul new  attractions keep up lhc pace.  CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19)  It's an energetic time for routine work on the domestic front.  Follow the urge to clean out that  attic, spare room or basement.  Once again you're forced to balance family commitments with  personal advancement. Accept  the final solution.  AQUARIUS (Jan 20-Feb 18)  A series of phone calls, messages, and short journeys will  indicate that regular daily routines have to be changed more  drastically lhan you expected.  All correspondence is aimed at  trying to change your mind.  An urge lo beautify Ihe home will  be fell during Ihe next few  weeks.  PISCES (Feb 19-Mar 20)  Emphasis is again on money  and possessions. You'll probably  scrap old financial arrangements  and direct your cash more  wisely. It's time to replace worn  mechanical or electrical gadgets which arc now subject to  irritating break downs. Remember, you onlv gct what vou pay  for.  when I started working for  this paper. A family meeting  was in order. The household jobs were listed in order  of frequency and volume and  distributed to each of us  accordingly. A contract was  duly approved of, after much  debate and discussion. An  otherwise dishevelled household has been running smoothly ever since. Blessed as I  am with a loving, open-minded and understanding adult  partner, my personal ultimatum was the inevitable  insanity and bitterness which  would befall my person if  something drastic wasn't  done about my traditional  role of mother and housewife.  1 won't bore all you sophisticated people with the details  of my  household's  arrange-  Help us build a new  St. Andrew's Church  ��� at the entrance to Front Road In Madeira Park ���  We ask you to mall in a gift, however small.  pay for the steeple or one of the main  beams:  pay for half of the large window at  front of the church:  pay for one pew:  pay for a square of shakes:  see the shakes put on:  buy one suare yard of carpeting:  buy one hymn book:  buy 2Vz lbs. of nails:  Please make your cheque payable to St.  Andrew's Church Building Fund and mail  *0: St.Andrew's Church  P.O.Box 236  Madeira Park, B.C.  VON 2H0  l    Receipts for Income Tax purposes will be Issued.  $1,000  Will  roof  $450.  will  the  $ 250.  will  $ 55.  will  $ 25.00  will  $ 10.50  will  $   4.00  will  $   1.00  will  ments other than it works, it's  fair, and it has been an eye-  opener for all concerned.  So far, the eyeopener  has been the most interesting  aspect of this venture. 1  now understand why the main  wage earner of a family would  be tempted to scream at the  cook for not having supper  ready; why screaming children should be expelled from  human dwellings upon arrival of that wage earner; I also  felt that constant and maniacal  housework reserved for one  specific member of the family  is a dangerous habit to cultivate.  Let's face it, the world is  changing: everybody should  have an equal chance at facing  the challenge it poses and everybody should make him or  herself available to thc knowledge needed in dealing with  il. It's worth trying and it's  very necessary. Very few of  us can afford servants that arc  hired or already living in thc  house. No one should be  denied the privilege of participating both in thc internal  and external affairs of thc  family unit.  i   Gibsons Public     i  ��� Library I  J Tuesday 2-4 p.m. ���  J Wednesday 2-4 p.m.!  i Thursday 2-4 & I  i 7-9 p.m.  ��� Saturday 2-4 p.m.  i  I.  886-2130  ���  l  .J  tf��ai��itfi  mm  ���MiMiiit  M CBC  Radio  A recent dramatization of the short    the direction  story ' 'The Lottery'' was presented at    Mackenzie.  Elphinstone Secondary School under  of  student   Donnard  From the Cab Stand  By John Moore  Well, my limited attention  span finally caught up with  mc last week. I sat down to  the typewriter with my head  full of the results of the  Industrial First Aid course and  promptly got detoured, completely forgetting that I'd  ieft my presumed audience  hanging the week before.  When I handed my pages to  thc editor in the Dogwood  Cafe, he snatched them  eagerly and said, "Great.  I  want  to find  out  how   it  you may carry as many as  thirty or more fares, each one  an unknown quantity. You  can learn to avoid certain  parts of town, and you can become a pretty adept sidewalk  psychologist, sizing people  up at a glance, but ultimately  you never know what you're  in for until you're underway.  Then you have to deal with it,  and with thc disadvantage of  having to maintain control  of your vehicle, almost completely on your own.  On Wednesday night in  the West End of Vancouver,  Tommy Tang, a 26-year old  thirty  There  comes out."  "How  what  comes  out?"   Yellow Cab driver, picked up  I said innocently.  (Still  half  The One drivers have night-  asleep, I hadn't the slightest  idea what he was raving  about.)  "The car-chase story. You  did finish it, didn't you?"  he replied with growing suspicion.  "Well, actually, I mean,  exactly, well...no." There  was a moment of ominous  silence.  'Something    came    up  !"  I gasped at last, removing his  clenched fingers from my  windpipe. In fact, I really  hadn't intended to finish the  story. My "to be continued  next week' remark was just  a figure of speech, since I'd  compared the drivers sitting  mares about. He picked up a  punk who tried to rob him of  the sixty or seventy dollars  he'd taken in and who shot  him in the head with a .22  calibre revolver. " Tang  subsequently died in the intensive care unit of St.Paul's  Hospital. According to the  official reports from the company, he refused to part with  his money. At first, this  seems ridiculous. Who would  get himself shot over seventy  bucks, or seventy thousand,  for that matter? But people  have died defending a lot  less. It is, as they say, the  principle of the thing. It  helps you to understand  if  little you've got  scared seconds,  isn't a cab driver anywhere  who couldn't tell you why  Tommy Tang fought for his  money or what, in detail,  they'd like to do to the bushwhacking little coward who  shot him.  It seems to me that it's  one of the ironies of the social  and economic system under  which we live that the rich,  who can afford to lose a few  dollars without a fight, can  also afford to protect themselves and their money,  while the poor are left to  steal from one another and  get themselves killed defending an amount of money that  wouldn't even cover some  peoples' bar-bill for an evening. The punk who shot  Tommy Tang is probably  broke, unemployed, and  scared stiff. Now he is a  murderer. Sure, you can say  that Tommy Tang didn't  have to put up a fight for a  lousy seventy bucks, and that  the guy who tried to rob him  didn't have to pull the trigger, but what were those two  young men doing trapped in a  car together with seventy  dollars and a loaded revolver? Think about it. Over  and Out.  By Maryanne West  There are a number of program  changes on CBC-AM Radio  with the end of the winter schedule. Jazz-Radio-Canada has  switched to Fridays at 8:30 p.m.  to be replaced on Thursdays by  Country Road, formerly heard  on Fridays. The Royal Canadian  Air Farce heard on Saturdays  at 11:30 a.m. has moved to  Sunday at 4:05 p.m. In Its place  the All Canadian Quiz Show  moderator Bob Oxley. Ideas has  gone, replaced on Saturday  evenings at 9:05 p.m. by Music  from the Proms. CBC Stage, also  taken off, replaced Sunday at  1:05 p.m. by a musical nostalgia  scries One Step Back, this week  1927. Signature is finished replaced by thc Entertainers,  Sunday at 4:35 p.m.. this week a  Country music extravaganza.  Between Ourselves has also  changed places with Our Native  Land and is now heard Saturday  at 6:15 p.m. This week the Elliotts of Sunnydalc, Yukon tell  of their happy back-to-the-land  experiences, "Hayranching north  of 60". The Elliotts' refrigerator  is a creekbed, their water comes  by the bucketful and their shower  is outdoors and gravity-fed. Their  supplies must be bought in bulk  and hauled to the homestead  where cooking is done on a huge  woodstove. If the Sunshine  Coast is getting too much like  West Vancouver for you this  story may give you ideas.  Wednesday, Aprils  Johnny Chase: 8:04 p.m. science  fiction thriller.  Mostly   Music:       10:20   p.m.  Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.  Operatic excerpts.  Nightcap:      11:20   p.m.   Actor  Clarence Muse.  Thursday, April 6  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. The Para-  normals   by   Harry   Junking   -  A Throw of the Dice.  Country Road: 8:30 Prairie Oyster.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Edmonton Symphony Orchestra,  Da Camera Singers. R.Murray  Schafcr, Roussel, Stravinsky,  Stockhausen, Walton.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. John  Cheever author of Falconer.  Friday, April 7  School Broadcasts: 2:04 p.m.  My Place - Robert Holownia of  Edmonton  interviews a judge,  chief of Police and ihe Lieutenant  Governor of Alberta.  Jazz  Radio-Canada:   8:30   p.m.  The Doug Parker Band.  Martv  Morel Quintet.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.  Mischa Dichter, piano. Beethoven, Shostakovich.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. The Blues  Part l.BuddvGuv.  Saturday, April 8  Update: 8:30 a.m.   Roundup of  B.C.Happenings.  The House: 9:10 a.m. thc week  in Parliament.  Quirks and Quarks:  Science Magazine.  Metropolitan Opera:  Tosca. Puccini.  Between  Ourselves:  Hayranching North of 60.  Our   Native   Land:   7:05  news   of   Native   People.  Albert Angus.  Music   from   the   Proms:  iii their cabs, listening to the y��" know that Tommy Tang  airwave follies, to a bunch of was working overtime, put-  kids listening to the old radio   tin in extra hours behind the  serials which ended with the  "Tune in  next  week,  same  time,  same  station"  blurb.  The end of the story is mundane after the chase  itself.  The chase ended in an alley  behind an apartment building,  with   thc   manager   and   his  girlfriend   reunited   in   one  cab,    thrashing    out    their  differences,   while   (he   two  drivers occupied the other and  addressed themselves to some  much    needed    refreshment  Ihat    had    been     liberated  'rom the party.    The fascist  iispatcher came down with a  iad  case  of  thc  cafard  as  i   result   of   the   evening's  estivities and was placed on  hc sick list for a month and a  lalf, during which time hc was  dvised to not even ride in a  axi.  Meanwhile, it was back to  usincss for the rest of us.  Veil, they call it a business,  ometimes   it   seems   more  kc Russian Roulette.    Sev-  ral   limes   in   this   column  've mentioned thc peculiar  ulncrabilily  of cab drivers,  n the course of a long shift,  SLifl  ��� etching  ��� painting  ��� beveling  ��� restoration  artfully  custom designed  to fit your decor  VIKTORSA.KALVE  Box 1335, Gibsons  866-2640  wheel to earn enough money  to bring his parents over  from Hong Kong. It also  helps if you know what it's  like to put in all those hours  in a cab when the economy is  tight, unemployment is high,  and a buck is just that much  harder to come by. After  you've put up with a day of  bad meals, bad coffee, heavy  traffic and saddlesores, you're  in no mood to let some two-  bit turkey relieve you of what  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT''  Your f rienaly neighbourhood  drop-off point for Coast News  Classified Ads.  12:05  p.m.  2:00  p.m.  6:15  p.m.  p.m.  hosi  9:05  p.m. Verdi. Boccherlnl, Rossini,  Respighi.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. Kildare  Dobbs on books. Pepys in Love  recounted in thc pages of the  famous diary.  The   Homby   Collection:   11:05  p.m.  Part   I.  Poetry  by   Mvra  McFarlanc Pari II.   Memojrs of  Harry Adaskin.  Sunday, April 9  One Small Step Back: 1:05 p.m.  Music from the year 1927.  Royal Canadian Air Farce: 4:05  p.m.. comedy.  The   Entertainers:   4:35   p.m.,  host Kevin (Jillis - country music.  Symphony    World:    7:05   p.m.  Montreal   Symphony  Orchestra.  Ruggiero Ricci. violin. Goldmark.  Bartnk. Wagner.  Concern: 9:05 o.m. Jossers.  Monday, April 10  Gold Rush: 8:30 p.m. Goddo in  concert.    Interview with  Randy  Bachman.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. CBC  Vancouver Orchestra, Erica  Goodman, harp. Saint-Saens,  Morawetz.  Nightcap:  11:20 p.m.  Interview  with Paul Mazurskv.  Tuesday, April II  My   Word:  8:04   p.m.   Popular  BBC quiz.  Touch thc Earth: 8:30 p.m.  Kinky Friedman with band  Texas Jewboys, Purl ii. Ragtime  pianist. Scott Gushttlc,  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra,  Valeric Tyron, piano. Ruvcl.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Dr. Oscar  white Muscurello of the Metro-  polltan Museum of Modern  Art.  CBC-FM Radio 105.7  Ideas: 8.04 p.m. Wednesday -  Pollution Scenario. Thursday.  Music and Technology, Friday.  Debates. Monday, Referendum  Canada. Tuesday, New Archaeology,  Audience: Saturday 9:05 p.m.  Pan I. Gates for Keys, modem  Israeli poetry. Part II. Cnards.  a story by Sholem Aleichcm. Pari  III. Joseph and Judith Pclcg in  recital. Pan IV-Brilish poet  Stevie Smith,  Coast News, April 4,1978  TYPEWRITER  ESTIMATES  Every Saturday  A fully qualified technician will be  available every Saturday of the month.  Quotations given prior to commencement  of work.  Please phone for further information.  885-3258  !(S)MMt(��)Hice(s)6W  ICC  Wharf Road  Order your flowers  run  COWRIE ST.,  SECHELT  885-9455  Mobile homes  are as important  to us as they are  to you.  Mobile homes ore playing an important role in  providing housing for British Columbians... and the  Mobile Home Act lias been Introduced to provide  an important service to those involved in mobile  homes.  The Mobile Home Registry, a firsl for Canada,  has been set up to recognize Ihe rights and protect  the interests of buyers and sellers of mobile homes.  It's similar to the Land Registry in that it acts as an  information centre that keeps a complete record  of thc ownership and location of all mobile homes.  It means that all sales and changes of location are  registered to protect ownership interests. Il means  that a title search can be requested to assure buyers  that they are indeed getting legal title. And  because it provides lenders with better  security, it could mean heller financial terms for  purchasers of mobile homes,  The Act is in effect as of April 1.1978, After that  dale all mobile homes must he registered before  they can be sold or moved. If you're a mobile home  owner al present, or are considering becoming one  in the future, or are involved in the sale or financing  of mobile homes, you should be aware of how the  Mobile Home Act protects you. Information kits  have been sent out to all known mobile home owners  and other interested parties, but if we missed you...  let us know.  Any information you may need is available from  the Mobile Home Registry in Victoria, Regional  Offices of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs  and I lousing and Government Agents.  Province of British Columbia  Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing  Honourable Hugh A. Curtis, Minister  MOBILE HOME REGISTRY  825 Fort Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y5 Phone 387-1361  \    > Coast News, April 4,1978.  Some facts about herbicides  The other face of 2,4-D  THEDIOXINS  The dioxins are a group of  chemicals that are created as  a byproduct of all chloro-  phenols including the phenoxy  herbicides. "The most toxic  dioxin, tetra-dioxin (TCDD)  is an inevitable contaminent  of 2,4,5���T and 2.4.5���TP  (Fenoprop). TCDD should not  INCOME TAX  SERVICE  PERSONAL &  BUSINESS  9-12a.m.        5-8p.m.  886-2821     North Road  appear in carefully controlled  commercial 2.4���D. TCDD is  one of the most toxic chemicals known to man. It persists in the environment for a  long period of time and has  entered the food chain. There  is some evidence that it bio-  cumulates. When heated  las in burning or crooking)  all of the polychloriphenols,  including 2.4���D. produce  increased amounts of the various dioxins. This has proven  to be a hazard lo people fighting brush and forest fires in  treated areas, and if there  are residues, could cause a  problem when cooking foods  Al's Contracting  Renovations,  Building  Painting,  Estimates  Gibsons.  Call Al-886-7424  After 5:00 p.m.  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE COST LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS- PREARRANGEMENTS  D. A. Devlin  Director  886-9551  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  containing any residues of  2,4.5-TP.  Hexa-dioxin, which has  been identified in 2,4���D by  the U.S.Department of Agriculture, is very toxic. It was  the cause of the "chick edema factor" in the United  States that killed millions of  chickens. It is also a teratogen  and produces chloracne (skin  sores) in tests on laboratory  animals.  OTHER ILLNESSES (AFFECTS ON EXPERIMENTAL  ANIMALS)  "As early as I948 2,4-D  was known to produce liver  and kidney damage, heart  attacks, severe destruction  of the central nervous system,  genetic changes, reduction in  potency, hemmorages, paralysis, personality changes and  extreme mental disturbances."(IV-2)  "In 1953 Drill and Hiratzka  reported that 2,4-D caused  leukopenia (decreased production of new blood cells),  in 1957 Sellman reported ataxia (an inability to co-ordinate  voluntary muscle movements)  and coma (a state of profound  unconsciousness caused by  disease, injury or poison)."  IIV-2)  POISONINGS OF HUMANS  "A fifty-two year old farmer  spilled oOcc of 10% 2,4-D  on his forearms. He experienced fatigue, nausea and  vomiting. Two months later  he accidentally wetted his  legs with 2,4-D while spraying  and experienced the same effects along with diarrhea.  This was followed by pain and  numbness in the extremities,  and six weeks later, inability  to walk. Two years later he  still complained of numbness  in feet and fingers and the  inability to move his toes and  aching feet. "(IV-2)  "A fifty year old housewife  wet her hands and legs with a  household 2,4-D preparation  WINNING NUMBERS FOR MARCH 1978  Provincial mar. 27 draw  $1  MILLION WINNING NUMBERS  1S11M1318I1H]  1411 I3I6I3T4TT1  |1 16   0,5 141510  $100,000 WINNING NUMBERS  14 18 17 14 18 IS I 7 J  12 IT |A 14 1  5 | 9 | 0 |  last 6 digits win  $10,000  last 5 digits win  $1,000  last 4 digits win  $250  last 3 digits win  $50  MARCH 6 DRAW  $100,000 WINNING NUMBERS  2  8  1  7  1  6  5  1  3  8  1  1  6  5  1  7  4  0  8  8  2  2  1  4  8  2  5  0  0  5  1  6  6  8  6  MARCH 22 DRAW  $100,000 WINNING NUMBERS  1  5  0  6  1  5  1  5  2  5  2  0  1  9  8  2  4  0  0  0  2  1  6  9  7  6  0  0  0  6  8  1  1  8  7  last 5 digits win  $1,000  last 4 digits win  $100  last 3 digits win  $25  KEEP VOUR MARCH APRIL TICKET. IT'S  ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR THE APRIL 30 DRAW.  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Three  years later she still had trouble walking."(VI-2)  "A sixty-five year old  farmer was spraying a corn  field with 2.4-D. The spray  got on his trouser legs. "He  suffered from pain in the legs  and twitching of muscles for  five months. He also reported  headaches, nausea, vomiting  and eventual twitching in all  skeletal muscles." One year  later he still had constant  pains in thc arms and legs.  (VI-3)  A similar case involved  children playing in a yard  which had been sprayed with  2,4-D. "During the first few  days their eyes, mouths and  lips became swollen. Several  days later the children experienced incontinence (inability to control discharge  of urine) and venal (kidney)  damage. They also experienced "fatigue, nausea,  vomiting,anorexia (loss of  appetite), diarrhea, swelling  and aching of the extremities.  These symptoms progressed  until pain, paresthesias (general feeling of illness) and  limb paralysis were severe.  Disability was protracted and  recovery incomplete even after several years. "(VI-3)  "In 1976, Harmon Seaver's  organic farm in northeastern  Minnesota was sprayed with  2,4-D and 2.4,5-TP (Fenoprop) by the U.S.Forest Service. He tried to keep the helicopters away from his farm by  shooting toward them with a  deer rifle, but when he Was  captured by the police, the  U.S.Forest Service returned  and sprayed his farm. All  his family experienced headaches, nausea, dizziness and  diarrhea. He was indicted  for assault. However, the  jury acquitted him, agreeing  that he had a right to protect  his family from poisoning."  Wildlife  corner  By Ian Corrance  It's been a couple of weeks  since I have had a chance to  write this column. I've been  spending too much time being  the Easter Bunny or getting  belated Christmas trees off  flag poles and other important  things. (El). NOTE.Hmm!)  The Saturday before last  John Hind Smith made it  back to thc heronry in Howe  Sound. Hc found two more  nests on trees that had not  been marked, so it looks like  they have just been recently  built. A good sign.  Later on when the babies  have grown up we, in conjunction with the Canadian  Wildlife, hope to be able to  band some of the birds in  order to collect more information on them. The reason  we're waiting until they are  close to full size, is because  of the high mortality rate,  it's about 80% in the fledglings. As yet no one has come  up with an inexpensive and  practical method of catching  them. Any brilliant ideas  would certainly be appreciated. The main problem is  that they are usually solitary, plus the fact that they  are often out in the open and  can see you coming. The only  ideas I've come up with are  motorized minnows on a line,  or mechanical birds of both  sexes. By the way thank you  to the people who contacted  me about the locations of  nesting sites. It was a lot of  help.  KAMIKAZE SWAMP ROBIN  For the past week I've  been getting daily reports  about a bird which has been  playing bang its head against  the window in the editor's  bedroom. From the aforementioned person's fuzzy,  early   morning,   myopic   ob-  This Is a photograph of two baby  herons and a still-to-be-hatched egg.  The picture is compliments of Keith  Simpson and his associates at the  Delta Reserve.  scrvalions. it seems to be a  varied thrush, or swamp  robin as it is called locally.  Its plan of attack seems to  be to sneak up on the poor  unsuspecting pane of glass,  then when it is close enough  to pounce without loosing  its quarry, it crashes headlong into it. Once it has thc  window completely at its mercy, it delivers the coup de  grace in the form of a few  swipes with the old beak.  Thc score to date is. the window has delivered seven  headaches, while the bird  has partially disabled its  foe by cracking il across one  corner.  (ED.NOTE As part of the  score, some considerable  number of hours of editorial  sleep hus been lost. Not even  a nuked male form dancing  and gibbering with rage can  discourage the creature for  more lhan a few minutes.)  The only thing that we can  figure out is that either it  nested in the room before,  someone used to feed it,  or when the light catches  the glass at a certain angle  it becomes invisible.  I got caught in a similar  way when 1 was a kid. 1  was in an indoor arcade at  night time taking a short  cut home from the Boys Club.  At the end of the corridor  there was a hobby shop with  no glass in the window.  I went running down to it  and just about broke all my  fingers,   three   inches   away  from picking up a  model of  the Santa Maria.  CIV1TCAT  In response to my asking  about the reason for a local  skunk-type animal being  called a civit cat. a reply came  in informing mc that the wee  animal is actually a closer  relative to the badger than  our skunks. Watch il though,  it still smells.  Finally I've found a natural  lead in to my favourite skunk  story. There was a family  of skunks living under a woodshed in Roberts Creek. In  the natural course of things,  it wasn't long before Ihe size  of the family increased.  It was decided to call the two  new arrivals In and Out.  possibly because skunks have  trouble with anything more  complicated than basic  sounds.  The two youngsters grew  up happily under the shed  for some time, bul eventually  it came to their time in life  when the immediate area had  been thoroughly examined  and they wished for adventure  further afield. Knowing the  dangers of the great outdoors, thc mother skunk  made one rule which had to  be strictly followed. Only  one of the young could go  adventuring at any one time.  It was a balmy summer  evening and the kids wanted  to enjoy themselves before  it got dark. They drew  lots and it was decided that  it was Ill's turn to go and play.  It got dark and the small  skunk had not returned. The  parents became worried but  decided to wait a while.  Eventually it got so late that  something had to be done.  Little Out volunteered to go  out and find her brother.  It was mentioned that since  they both played in the same  area she would have a better  idea where to look. Out the  brave little skunk went into  the dark to look for her  brother. The night was pitch  dark and it was with great  misgivings and not much  hope of success that thc parents allowed Iheir offspring  to take such a chance.  They were amazed when  only after a lew minutes  both children arrived al the  doorstep. The parents ran  up to greet them, asking how  little Out had succeeded so  quickly. Matter of factlv  Out said. "Oh, Instinct".  ODDS 'n ENDS  The young eagle is still  hanging around Gibsons Harbour. It's not as tame as it  was last year when it was  hurt, so it must be getting  better and growing up. The  geese have been returning  over the past week or two.  Morrells are out. This is  for the discerning mushroom  pickers. Anything around  that's interesting'.' Let me  know at 886-7817 or 886-  2622. Thanks.  Regional Board  passes budget  The Sunshine Coast Regional Board passed the budget  for the current fiscal year at the regular board meeting  held on March 30, but it was not without some controversy.  Director Charles Lee opposed the budget.  Lee felt that there were some $60,000 which could be trimmed  off the budget. "In having a budgetary increase this year,"  said Lee, "we are flouting the advice being offered by the senior  governments. This budget is the culmination of several years  of empire building. I see it as local government expansion and  an improvident use of our money."  Gibsons representative to the Regional District, Jack Marshall, also expressed himself as being opposed to the size of  the budget but in the final analysis voted for it leaving Lee the  the only negative vote. Other directors pointed out that an entire evening had been spent in budgetary discussion and that  Lee's opportunity to have input had been available to him at  that time. "We spent a lull evening discussing the budget,"  said Area 'B' director Peter Hoemberg, "and all Board members were satisfied at ihat time."  The main concern Lee enumerated was largely in the staffing  of the Building and Planning Departments.  Egmont    By-law rescinded  Dance  Rick Scott and Joe Mock, the  magical musical duo who form the  Pear of Pied Pumkin will be  hosting another dance in the Egmont Communitv Centre on  Friday, April 7. starting at 8:30  p.m. Included in Ihe evening's  entertainment will be films and  refreshments from the licensed  bar.  Tickets will cost $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children between the ages of 7-12.    As is  In business arising from the minutes of the previous meeting  the directors of the Regional Board voted unanimously al  their March 30 meeting to rescind the previously passed bylaw 96.1 covering the rezoning of the north half of District Lot  1410. The by-law had been passed to facilitate upgrading at  trade union behest of the Jackson Bros. Log Dumping operation  on the property.  The rescinding came on the advice of the solicitors for the  Regional Board who found that in allowing Mike Jackson to  speak to the Board after the public hearing the Board had left  themselves open for legal action if the by-law carried.  Another public hearing on the matter must now be held,  probably late this month and the residents of Sandy Hook and  Tuwanek subdivisions who objected to the rezoning will have  traditional In Egmont those u"nder another opportunity to persuade the Regional Board that the  six and over sixty wil be admitted  free.   Proceeds from the dance  will go to the Egmont Community  Club.  Bearing in mind lhc long and  dangerous drive from Egmont,  organizers of the dance urge  that each carload of people  from the southern end of thc  Sunshine Coust should keep a  driver sober.  rezoning of the portion should not be allowed.  Directors concerned  about policing costs  Regional directors continued to express concern over  the move afoot to move policing costs from the provincial  THEATRE RESTAURANT  #**!' 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The expressed concern was  over whether this move would  prove to be equitable, that is  whether sufficient revenues  would be provided to cover the  increased costs to the local  government or whether local  taxes would rise as they did  recently when more of the  school taxes were shifted to  the local taxpayer.  ***************  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  s*************** Granny's  Sunday Dinner  JU���   Roast turkey, stuffed.  Parsnips.  Green beans with tomatoes.  Mashed potatoes.  tomatoes.     Cook   in   salted  boiling water for one minute  Dessert:  Grupe Flan  ^^^^^^^^^^^^ 'A cup butter  'A cup brown sugar  Tray  of  chilled   vegetables.  8 tbsp light corn syrup  celery, cucumber  &  pickled  g crushcd  cookies   (or  corn  beets    ^^^^^^  Grape meringue flan.  flakes) ^^^^^^^  small meringues to decorate  Melt butler, sugar and syrup in a large pan and stir  well. Place the mixture into  an 8 inch flan ring and leave  to cool.  Filling:  4 Ibsp apricot jam. sieved  Method:  Stuffing:  4 cups fresh bread crumbs  3 sticks celery, chopped.  1 onion, chopped.  2 tins smoked oysters. ��� r ------  I lbs. salt, pepper, poultry 3 tbsp water  Dressing: <   o/ seedless green grapes  Mix well and place in cavities (or seeded green grapes)  of the turkey.    Secure with 2-3 oz black grapes,  halved  scewers. Cook allowing'/i hr. and seeded  for each pound. Heal jam and water in a  An hour before cooking time pan lo make a glaze,  Arrange  place parsnips on the roasting grapes in the flan (green in  pan after sailing, and butter- centre, black around the edge)  ing them, Brush with the glaze.   When  Beans:    one  package fro- glaze   has   cooled,   decrate  zen green beans and 4 peeled with small meringues.  Of weapons and war  Once again the men whose  main mission seems to be to defend the Western nations against  nuclear attack are talking of  weapons and the possibility of  war. The major Western power,  the United States, is spending  billions on a nuclear and thermonuclear weapons system that  almost certainly will never be  used.  Thc U.S.Navy's latest toy is  the first Triden submarine, now  under construction by the Electric Boat Company in Groton,  Connecticut. The Trident is an  18,700-ton vessel that will carry  twenty-four nuclear-tipped missiles. Thc price tag for the 560-  foot long submarine will be about  $1.2 billion. One uf the Trident  program directors. Rear Admiral  Donald P.Hall, estimates thc  U.S.Navy will spend $22 billion  on thirteen such submarines.  And in Europe. Ihe supreme  commander of the NATO forces.  General Alexander Haig. is urging Western armies to catch up  with new Soviet operational  tanks and hovercraft which, he  Medical   missionary   Doctor   Miller   ondary School concerning his work in  addresses a meeting of interested    Guatemala  Deoole last week at Elphinstone Sec-  Missionary tells of work  In Portable Three at the  Elphinstone High School,  last Thursday Doctor Miller  from Guatemala gave a slide  presentation and informative  lecture to a group of interested  coastal residents.  Thc topic of the lecture was  the work he and his family  arc doing with the underprivileged and earthquake victims in Guatemala.  One of thc main points he  made was that although the  earthquake occurred two  years ago, the  medical and  clean up work still goes on.  Over a million people are still  in dire need of help. The major problems are unsanitary  overcrowding, with the chances of a cholera epidemic  great, plus a completely  altered lifestyle for those  affected.  The slide presentation  was not pretty; it showed  dead and injured people,  but then it was a plea for  help and understanding for  those afflicted and not put on  for its entertainment value.  For those who would like  to help this worthy cause, a  contribution form is included  here. Donations should, if  possible be in the form of  American money orders,  marked FOR DEPOSIT ONLY.  This saves trouble in the  foreign banking system.  For people who wish to  find out more about Doctor  Miller's work, read the March  28th issued of the Coast News,  or write to the Clinica Rural  Apdo. 1942 Guatemala City,  C.A.  Thanks are extended to  Gerry Cameron for taking the  trouble to open up the classroom in his spare time.  I  CLIP THIS FORM  DEAR DR. MILLER, I WOULD LIKE TO BE A MEMBER OF CLINICA  RURAL. ENCLOSED IS MY $12.00 MEMBERSHIP DUES (For 1 year)  11    NEW MEMBER        : j 1 WANT TO HELP WITH A DONATION U RENEWAL  Name  D^"  Address  Cuv  Slat  Zip_  Endorse checks "For Peposil O'lly"  M.lke check1, payable lo  CLINICA RURAL APDO. 1942  GUATEMALA CM V C.A.  ABOUT YOUR CONTRIBUTION  lOOo/o of all memberships and gifts  go into the work. No one on the  professional staff is paid for their  services  ���a mm       P^0'',  non Poi.i.cei  Sectarian  I  I  I  I  I  I  'J  claims, increases the risk of nuclear war. Western superiority  in nuclear weapons has been  eroded ever since the early 1970's  he says.  Another ominous note was  struck by John W.Taylor, the editor of Jane's all the World's  Aircraft, who has warned that  President Carter's decision to  scrap thc B-l strategic bomber  could help to bring about a  Western defeat if a general  nuclear war breaks out. Mr.  Taylor puts the bill for a fleet of  244 of thc B-l bombers at $28  billion.  Other nations, especially those  in thc Warsaw pact, cannot be  excused from our condemnation  for this dealing in death. The  sum being spent on both sides in  a war of nerves that may become a war of bullets, bombs and  other horrific weapons, boggles  thc mind. Sad though il is. the  nations of thc world arc not yet  united. And therefore one cannot  pretend that governments will  abandon the arms race that is  causing such a fearful drain on  global resources.  But it is thc scale of weapons  construction that must be reduced. Thc thirteen Trident  submarines, when completed.  will carry still another .112 nuclear  missiles to be added to the already awesome total. If the world  is lo make progress Inward  nuclear disarmament, the men  who like to speak of weapons and  war ��� especially of cataclysmic  war ��� must be silenced. World  war today is highly unlikely if  not Impossible, And those who  want even more and lugger  weapons are only asking for  trouble.  Regional review  The Elphinstone Electors  Association needs your help to  put together a brief for the Hearing on Regional Districts which  comes to Sechelt on May 8, 1978  (briefs to be submitted before  April 24) and will meet for this  purpose in Cedar Grove Elementary School, Chaster Road,  Thursday, April 6 at 8 p.m.  Whatever you think about any  level of Government, local  government plays an important  part in our lives. No one likes  rules and regulations, it's likely  most of us have disagreed with  the Regional Board al one lime or  another, bin thev are here.  Remember thc old days when  the "unorganized" territory was  administered from Victoria?  We had no water system, no  regular garbage collection, thc  neighbourhood cattle roamed  the roads and not infrequently  played havoc in flower gardens,  letters to Victoria received thc  usual political run-around and if  one wanted help it was usually  necessary to appear in the Capital in person to get any action.  The Regional Board, however  far it falls short of perfection,  and obviously no level of Government can please all thc people  all the time, is here. We can attend thc meetings, pick up lhc  phone and call the office for  free, or talk personally with our  Area Director.  It has been widely rumoured  the Social Credit Government  wants to abolish Regional Districts, relieve us of local control  of our affairs and administer  such areas from centralized offices again. Whether this is  true or not, you have thc right  and privilege to express your  personal opinion, and thc more  people who exercise their democratic rights and have their  say at such public Hearings the  better the democratic system  works.  It is customary for groups such  as the Electors Association to  make representation also on your  behalf if you so desire, so if you  live outside the Village of Gibsons  and cast of the Cemetery conic to  Thursday's meeting. Whether  you're satisfied with the present  regime or have some better ideas.  arc a home owner or tenant,  everyone is welcome. Your input is needed. It's no use just  grumbling, now you have an  opportunity lo make your opinions count.  Coast News, April 4,1978 7.  Police news of the week  SECHELT  Over thc Easier weekend there  was considerable damage done  through vandalism in the SeJ  chelt area. Road signs were  pulled out of thc ground, and  there were eight reported tire  slashings between West Sechell  and the Wakefield Hotel.  March 26: A motor vehicle was  broken into, a quantity ol liquoi  and some tape decks were taken.  $30,00 in meat was stolen from  a freezer at a Selma Park residence. Al Garden Hay. a trailer was entered and bedding  was stolen. From a vehicle in  Egmont* $1,000 in mechanic's  tools were stolen. They have  mostly been recovered; no charges have been laid as yet.  March 27: Forced entry to a  Slimmer home was reported.  This is the second time the  building was broken into; nothing  appeared lo have been taken.  On the first occasion those re  sponsible were apprehended.  March 28: A 12' aluminum boat  with a 10 h.p. Mercury outboard  was reported missing from its  moorage at Gunboal Hay. h  is not known whether it was  stolen or came loose in a storm.  Jackson Broihers Logging had  their equipment vandalized.  A resilience in Garden Hay was  entered, nothing reported missing.  March 29: A quantity of liquor  was stolen from the Pender Harbour Hotel. In West Sechelt  a VW engine was reported missing from a residence. The  engine was being repaired at the  time,  March Mi: In Garden Bay a 13'  fibreglass boat and a .15 h.p.  motor were found. The owners  should contact the Sechelt Department of the RCMP. A  trailer and storage shed were  broken into at Garden Ha>  Lake. Nolhing appeared to be  missing.  March 31: A Courier pick up  was stolen from the parking lot  al Sechell Esso, lo dale, it has  not been recovered. At the Tyee  Parking   lol   In   Porpoise   Bay,  a vehicle was broken into. Gas  and a tape deck were taken.  Ihis was one of a rash of break-  ins in Ihe area.  GIBSONS  March 25:    A 1965 Valient was  stolen in Gibsons. It was recovered behind the Sechelt Building  Supply.  March 28: A chainsaw was  reported missing from a residence, on Grand view Road. It  is valued at $2<H). The saw was  marked with the Neighbourhood  Watch identification.  March 30: Ihe Uptown Laundromat was vandalized. Some of  the machinery was damaged and  the phone was ripped Irom thc  wall.  music Weavers'  The Home of People Prices  As of April 1  New Location two doors down from Dogwood  New home created by Drew  New Management  New albums ��� sale from $6.54 up  Come down  and  listen  to  Kenwood  'em  by Big Bird Sound  But still retaining thoughts of old  P.S.will be without phone  from April 1-13  ^  The advertisers on this page  are members of:  GIBSONS HARBOUR  BUSINESS ASSOCIATION  The Annual Meeting of the Gibsons Harbour  Business Association will be on  Wednesday, April 5, 8 p.m. at the Heron.  r  N.D.P. BOOKSTORE  Next to Sears  Gibsons Harbour area  Try us for good books  DOGWOOD CAFE  We are now open from 7 a.m.  to 6 p.m., seven days a week -  COOK ON DUTY AT ALL  TIMES.  JkSKfc     REAL ESTATE �� INSURANCE  1    FLOROS   ��� ���  ACINCIIS ITO    B��"2'  1589 Marm�� Drive Gibsons.  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Tissue  6's  1.19  Co-Op  ��� Dill Pickles  89c;  iUPEN j  SUNDAYS    j  10a.m. -    i  5 p.m.!  CO-OP1  We reserve the right to limit quantities. Coast News, April 4,1978.  In Irish Cramer, B.H.A.I.  and Debbie Rhodes  Safeh in Trull Kidin��>  With the coming >��i good wea*  thu. horse owners slart venturing mil on the trails. Many must  ��o a good way along the main  highway before reaching logging  roads or (rails. With this in  mind we would like to educate  the equestrian and motorist  alike on safety rules with regard  to horses.  Many riders are under the impression that "we were here first,  so have the right of way".  Although it] the driving manual  put out hy the B.C.Government,  an equestrian can stop traffic  if he ts in difficulty with his  mount, there is no other stated  law or any reference lo horses.  As far as the law is concerned  horses arc tolerated only and  must conform to vehicle laws.  Morses ridden taster than a slow  tide tables  Reference:  Point Atkinson  Tuc.Apr.4  0.110  0120  I 155  :iio  Wcd.Apr.5  0.145  1000  1600  2205  14.7  7.')  12.7  5.(i  14.8  6.8  1.1.2  6.0  ThuPi.Apr.6  0420  1050  1650  2245  Frl.Apr.7  0500  1120  1745  2.140  1.1.7  6.6  14.6  5.1  14.11  Snl.Apr.lt  05.10  1200  1835  Sun.Apr.1  0020  0605  1210  ll>20  14.3  4.6  14.2  7.'I  14.0  4.3  14.3  GIBSONS LANES ��*" ;:  Hwy 101,   886-2086  i.no  2000  4..1  I4.2  OPEN  Friday & Saturday 7-11 p.m.  Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. and 9 ��� 11 p.m.  NOW  IS THE  TIME...  to SERVICE your lawn   mowers  and  other  garden POWER EQUIPMENT.  Service for all makes and models  Dealer for Ariens and Husqvarna  Canadian Made Rotary Lawn Mowers  Husqvarna & Homelite Chain Saws  The Fabulous Green Machine  886-2912  in,  '��'*,.  Gibsons  Lawn Mower  Chain Saw Service  .GIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK       886-2912  trot on the roadside, are a hazard,  and if they cause a traffic accident are definitely in the wrong.  Because of thc absence of horses  on the highways, the average  motorist has no idea how to  behave when approaching a  horse. We recommend the motorist slow down and pass by as  you would a group of bicyclists.  In no instance is the use of the  horn recommended. This could  cause the horse to rear up or  bolt into the traffic involving you  in a serious accident.  Riders should be familiar with  traffic laws. Horses are not welcome on shop parking lots, public parks or any place of business. One or two infringements  of this kind give all horse owners  a had name.  RIDERS:  Be sure to cheek with property  owners before crossing private  property, (are must he taken  with your horse when first trail  riding in the spring; remember,  your horse has had a few months  of inactivity so will not he able to  do a great deal of work at first,  lake it easy with him as he will  need to build up his muscles and  lungs gradually.  Many times we see young  children riding in hare feet, with  no saddle and more than one  child on thc horse. Parents  should be more responsible in  seeing that the children ride  safely and use some common  sense.  A child without a saddle has no  secure way of staying on thc  horse should the animal jump  sideways, or bolt away from a  dog or any frightening object.  Thc child will probably be thrown  onto the road. Many toes have  been broken by horses stepping  on hare feet. Doubling on the  horse is not only dangerous, it  is very hard on the horse.  We would like to ask that horse  owners and thc parents of children who have horses, really  use "Horse sense" so that 1M78  will be fun for thc horse owner  and the rest of the community  alike.  Rugby club  The Gibsons Rugby Club  Ill's opened their playoffs with  a decisive win over Vancouver  Trojans Saturday at Langdale  Field. Hard tackling, hard running and a refusal to give away  thc ball were Gibsons' strong  points. Trojans, a fast, fit  young team won a fair share of  the ball in both scrum and line-  out bul consistently kicked  away the advantage. The final  result was a ln-n victory for Gibsons. The playoffs continue next  week against Tsawassen. a very  strong team that gave Gibsons  a sound beating last time out.  ^CLOSING OUT*  SALE  �� All fabric shower curtains  $15.95  -fr All vinyl shower curtains  L $9.98  / it All mats and tank sets $12.95  ft Seat covers    King.���  $6.95  Reg.���    $5.95  !��. All other items in store  [k 30% off while stock lasts.  fc BATHROOMS 1  ���        PLUS       <  GIBSONS 886-9414  Coast  Strokers  By Dennis Gray  One of the most important  but often overlooked aspects  of racing is knowing how to  service and prepare your  bike; and doing it. It is the  dream of many young riders  to become a factory rider and  have a mechanic to wrench  his bike; unfortunately it is  doubtful if there are more than  two or three riders in Canada  who are so lucky. I've seen  riders spend a small fortune  on trick equipment then have  the bike fail due to lack of  basic servicing.  When on a consistent weekly race schedule most riders  have developed a procedure  for bike preparation. This  usually starts the day after  lhc race. If you are like me,  you are still too stiff and  sore to ride Monday so this  is a perfect time to clean and  check your bike. Any faults  noticed during a race will  still be fresh in your mind,  also if parts are required  they should be obtained as  soon as possible. If you wait  till Saturday to gei them you  may spend Sunday spectat-  ing.  During this clean up period, you should check carefully for broken or loose parts.  Tuesday, Wednesday and  Thursday, what time can be  devoted to bikes should be  spent riding. This is the time  to make adjustments to the  bike and to perfect any new  riding technique you may  want to use on Sunday. All  changes should be made before Friday. This day should  be spent perfecting your riding changes and adjusting to  any changes made to the bike.  If time permits you should  ride long and hard. Fill your  gas tank and ride until it is  empty; during this time you  should practice conserving  your energy, rest without  stopping. (With age you  begin to suspect energy is a  non-renewable resource and  efficiency becomes more  important.) Try to finish this  practice period in a positive  frame of mind. By doing  something you enjoy doing,  a long wheelie, a jump, a  tight corner or even by passing a slower rider, if one is  around.  For Saturday I have two  hard and fast rules: one. don't  ride the bike and two, don't  make any more major changes. This includes changing  fork oil or pressure. Saturday  should be spent if possible  relaxing while servicing your  bike. Thc spokes, the steering head, the bars, the chain,  the air filter and the tire  pressure should be checked  and serviced. Tire pressure  should be about 10 PSI dependent upon the track, but  never less than 9 PSI or you  can expect rim damage. The  number plates should be  made to conform.   The side  Hand in hand at the finish line and looking  as fresh as daisies Fran Berger and George  Matthews trot into Sechelt at the end of their  stirring victory over improbability. To lessen the chances of their success we even  threw a party the previous night but nothing  could daunt the indomitable two. Fran  stayed longer at the party than the bon  vivant George.  Carnival coming Strikes and Spares  It's Carnival Time!  All the fun of Ihe fair is coming  to Gibsons. Parents admitted  free if acccompanied hy responsible child!  Yes kids, once again WAGNER  SHOWS are bringing their great  carnival to Gibsons for two days  from April 10 to II. under thc  sponsorship of Ihe Kinsmen.  The centre of all of this fun and  frivolity for Iwo fun packed days  will be the Sunnycrest Shopping  Centre.  stand should be removed and  checked to sec thai Ihe scat  is secure. Thev are often  only held by two small bolts.  During the week you should  have adjusted your brake  and gear shift levers to suit  you, now make sure they are  secure to their shafts.  For good stalls lhc clutch  adjustment is very important.  It should have been set during  the week also, and check  Saturday that the lock mil is  tight so that it will nol change  during the race. If anything  was don with lhc wheels or  tires during the week double  check lhal you have made  them secure. For thc rear  axle use al least an 18"  wrench. Check lo see the  tires haven't turned on lhc  rims and lube Ihe chain.  Sunday, gel up early, go  fast and keep on stroking.  Ouick Facts about  WAGNER SHOWS  Mark and Don Wagner are thc  Canadian counterpart of the Ring-  ling Brothers of Circus fame.  They started over a quarter  century ago with a homemade  ferris wheel and parlayed it into  an extravaganza of two shows  w ith over forty major rides valued  in excess of two million dollars.  WAGNER SHOWS is Ihe largest motorized carnival in Western  Canada. The Show plays to over  eighty centres from Victoria,  B.C. to Thompson, Manitoba.  The combined Shows have a  complete Kiddy Land and a  casino with the largest arcade on  wheels. The media have dubbed  WAGNER SHOWS "The Show  with a heart" because wherever  they play Mark and Don insist  that all handicapped children  are to be admitted to all of the  rides free of charge and Mark  By Bud Mulcaster  No 300 games rolled in The  Classic League lasl week but  there were some good 4-gamc  totals. Paddy Richardson rolled  1001 for four. Freeman Reynolds  1004, and Ken Skytte was tops  with 1045. In Ihe Gibsons 'A'  League Tony Hogg came up with  a 301 single. Glen Williams a  305 single in the Ball and Chain  League and Freeman in the same  league had games of 311 and 317  for a three-game total of 878.  Alice Smith rolled a three-  total of 731 in Ihe Swingers  ga:  had  League and Carole Skytte  763 in the Legion League.  Highest Totals: Classic: Vivian  Chamberlin 281-918; Gwen Edmonds 254-936; Paddy Richardson 290-1001; Art Holden 253-  959; Vic Marteddu 296-966;  Freeman Reynolds 254-1004;  Ken Skytte 293-1045; Swingers:.  Belle Wilson 209-571; Alice Smith  257-731;   Ernie  Reilze  201-519;  Hugh Inglis 236-648; Gibsons 'A':  Barb Rezansoff 241-641; Paddy  Richardson 231-672; Sterling Al-  lard 296-671; George Walt  290-679; Mel dclos Santos 265-  688; Vic Marteddu 260-724;  Tony Hogg 309-730; Wednesday  Coffee: Linda Ganl 251-637;  Debbie Koch 236-639; Penny  McClymont 273-678; Ball anil  Chain: Marg Williams 233-666;  Larry Knowles 244-661; Glen  Williams 305-703; Ken Skytte  246-707; Freeman Reynolds  317-878; Phuntastique: Orbita  dclos Santos 235-664; Ralph  Roth 262-653; Ken Robertson  258-676; Mel delos Santos 257-  702; Legion: Carole Skytte  289-763; Mickey Jay 296-673;  Y.B.C.Hantams: Cheri Skytte  141-279; Cindy Skytte 159-294;  Arlenc Mulcaster 162-305; Alan  Jay 160-309; Sean Tetzlaff 165-  311; Danny Hurren 214-367;  Juniors: Carmelli delos Santos  271-537; Brian Webber 242-  538.  Gibsons Precast Concrete  ��� Formerly ���  (Dykstra's Concrete Precast-Langley)  Government Approved 650 Gal.Double Baffle  Reinforced Precast Septic Tanks.  ^���^^^      ��� Distribution Boxes  ^****��fci.. ��� Pump-Out Tanks  Subsidiary ol^i^  j.b.Excavating ^TDelivered to Site  ucj -flb   886-9031  y  g*5I2&  ��� Trucking  ��� Pit Run  * Classified Materials  Drain Rock, Road Mulch, Crushed Rock  Pender Harbour  Gibsons  883-9313  886-2830  George Matthews gets a hero's  treatment at the end of his gruelling  run to Sechelt.   Evans Harmon and  Dawn McKim work on his legs and,  good heavens, that's Fran Berger  giving him a back massage.  Watch for our  next month  COASTAL  "1  TIRES  886-2700 j  TWMMMJrjrMwjrfM. This view ol Dougal Park in the Bay  area ol Gibsons shows the new and  the old Kinsmen's buildings.  Conversations - Mary Husby  By G. I.. Marv Ctissin  My earliest recollections of  Mrs. Husby concern her love  of children. This in fact, is  how I firsl made her acqain-  lance. She was often surrounded by litem in those  clays. She was firm but kind  with them. Thai was back in  in thc 40's. Many were the  limes she look care of Martin,  my youngest son for me and  refused to lake a penny for  il.  I remember an incident during the earthquake in 1946  when Mrs. Husby was looking after Martin, while I  was in town seeing my lawyer.  On my return she told me  what had happened. She was  out in thc garden apparently  with Martin on the swing.  Neither of them noticed the  quake at firsl as the swing  was moving. I was on Ihe Union Steamship boat returning  home and noticed nothing.  I wondered why they had  slopped the engines but thai  was all, on a boat that size  It was hardly perceptible. My  son Chris told me when I got  home, thai he had been  thrown out of bed.   Someone  else said ihat they had seen  a row boat go up in the air.  Many were Ihe tales Mrs.  Husby would tell me of her  early pioneer days, enough  to write a hook about (which  she did. though it was never  published). Ron Thody, a  journalist friend, of ours,  while hoarding wilh Mrs.  Husby. typed out her manuscript for her. Il was entitled  "The Adventures of Mary  Lou" and mosl exciting it  was. Hon really enjoyed doing  it for her. He would remark  sometimes: "I have been on  another adventure with Mrs.  Husby today." or words to  lhal effect; he got so involved  in the story.  Mary Lou Husby was born  wilh a silver spoon in her  mouth in a Swiss castle,  the daughter of a Swiss Count.  Mrs. Husby's family first  emigrated to the States she  said, and she told me how  hard she had worked helping  lo develop her father's property. She described how they  had once lived in a large tent  in Juno. Alaska, and how surprisingly warm it was inside  but how cold oul. Once she  got both her legs frost bitten  while out hiking. Fortunately  she suffered no lasting  effects. I was most intrigued  with some of her talcs, which  were much like thc wild Wesl  stories of which one hears.  She would loll of men getting  away with murder. One man  she spoke of had killed three  people and got away with it.  Mrs. Husby's description of  an alpine garden on top of a  glacier much impressed me.  I was shown photographs  of her in thc men's pants  she wore hiking, long before  it was customary for women  to dress that way. She could  also handle a gun and went  hunting with thc men. She  told me how she cleared land  and helped to build roads.  Mrs. Husby was quite psychic. She told me how once  while returning from a neighbour's her Hash light went  out and yet there was a light  thai shone in front of her all  Ihe way home.  There was a beautiful  view of thc ocean from her  breakfast nook where we  would sil having a cup of  tea while she told stories  of her pioneering days. Her  family used to be wealthy and  there was a time when her  father owned three gold  mines.  One time I remember her  telling me how during the  Depression. Doc Inglis (father of Drs. Hugh and Alan)  while visiting patients, would  find them sometimes near  starving. One lady, having  nothing else to offer the  good doctor, gave him boiled  water as she had no tea and  boiled potatoes as she had no  bread. And we think wc have  it hard sometimes and still  grumble. Mrs. Husby went  on to say that the lady in  question later received the inevitable hamper from the doctor.  To augment her income  Mrs. Husby started to take  in boarders. She looked alter  them well, and always had a  good table. In spile of Ihis.  wilh all her kindness she once  was robbed of her old age  pension by some ungrateful  boarder. I met some interesting people while visiting Mrs.  Husby. I made my first  acquaintance with priests  while there. Not being a  Catholic myself, il was quite  an experience.  Mrs. Husby loved gardening. She had a lovely garden  al one lime; quite a profusion  of dowers. It was a delight  to see. Mrs. Husby never  got used lo such things as  electric washing machines  and preferred doing things  by hand. I would ask her  sometimes why she was not  using her machine and was  told il did nol work. One day  she announced that she had  jusl been chased by her automatic washer, which had gone  out of control. She had had to  jump into Ihe bathtub until the  cycle slopped. Don Hauka  would be called in again to  fix it. Don was always ready  in an emergency, hut according to her it would just go  wrong again. Mrs. Husby  had a greal sense of humour  though, the way she would  tell a story like that.  Though no longer with us  she still lives in my memory.  In Ihe spring, when thc  (lowers bloom again. I think  of her.  Coast News,April 4, 1978  9.  are you  Ready  WHY WAIT 'TIL SPRING....DO IT NOW!  -   Decorative Fir Bark Mulch   ^.  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You'll be thc envy of thc  neighbourhood with one of these  barbecues.  64��5  SUNSHINE SPECIAL  GIBSONS  Add bigness and beauty to your  home and garden with casy-to-install  Ornyte fiber-glass panels. No special  skills or tools needed. Shatterproof,  feather-light, weatherproof...never  needs painting. Yellow, white and  green. 2d"x%" panels.  Ideal all-purpose step ladder. F.xtra  wide 3" rails, pailholdcr supports SO  lbs., rear horizontal braces prevent  loosening, ensure stability, won't  Ovist, split. warp or ml. ISA approved.  Extension  20 ft.  . Sunshine Coast Hwy., Gibsons, B.C.  Building  Supplies  Ltd. Phone 886-8141  2295  Automatic steel springloadcd safety  lock. A.U.S.plastic bumpers Safe*  T-Butiil rung in rail joints, self-  levelling feel wirh sure grip pads.Km  proof polypropylene rope, C'SA approved.  24 ft.  S.ikK extends lo Id ft.  56 95  Safclv extends to 20 ft. 10. Coast News, April 4,1978.  More letters to the editor  What else, John? Vou say I  am continually seeking to present  the Board Members as "men  lacking in both intelligence and  integrity" and you also apply the  appelation of cretinous to boot,  strong stuff John; but I think  maybe you just may have dozed  off for a while. In any case you  overlook that you did in fact  print my letter of 15 December in  which I said in part. "Contrary  to some widely held opinions, for  the most part, they are not a  bunch of crackpots, knuckle-  heads, dictators, and or layabouts on the Board for the princely $25.00per week, but some well  dedicated men who will not go  along with the board just to be  nice or whatever". Ihc'fait that  I disagree with some ot the items  of legislation means that they  disagree with me also:    that is  NEW'-  their right.  So please tell me John, where  did 1 go wrong? That admirable  young man on your staff. Ian  Corrance, interviewed me in  my home in October, and at the  same time took one of the One  Thousand printed programs of  my aims and ambitions, the  philosophy accepted by the electors. This very same philosophy  I carry out in all my dealings with  the hoard, and the public, and  will continue so to do. It was and  is all there plain as the nose on  your face, I have a feeling  John, that you find it quite incredible that any one would  ever contemplate implementing  election promises, once having  been elected to office. What  other "enlightenment" do you  require ol mc? What about  public debate tor instance, you  ��?TURE-TREAD        ^  ������!��  k*-'V:..'.> ���  Now!  ... a textured, self-vulcanizing rubber,  seamless deck coating, you ROLL-ON in  two easy coats. No more Trowelling, simply  roll on two coats ol new SPANTEX  Texture-Tread for a tough, resilient, seamless waterproof deck thai will last.for years.  ��� SPANTEX Texture-Tread in 3 colours.  ��� SPANTEX Colour Coat available in  .a choice of Custom Colours.  Ask for  3��   SPANTEX at  GIBSONS  Building Supplies Ltd  Sunshine Coast Hwy.,  8864141 Gibsor"��. b c.  paying thc shot for the hall or  whatever.  You accuse me, by inference,  of being parochial. I can only  say, "Parochial my Butt". The  great accord after years of friction between Gibsons and the  Board, you so glowingly wrote  about in your paper, was my  effort culminating in supper at  my house before the "historic"  joint Board Village meeting  Those present: Harry Almond;  Jack Marshall; and Mayor Lome  Blaine. Reading some of the  newspapers since. I feel that we  would all have been better  served had we got tanked up at  the house and presented ourselves, drunk as lords at thc  meeting; at least we would have  made some history, had some  laughs, instead of getting all  this flack.  You ask me, What is the  future of the Board? Let's  jusl say there is a remedy for  everything other than death, and  wlth your well-known philosophy  John, you well know that turmoil eventually turns up such a  remedy. . Currently there are  several being bruited abroad.  You ask what is my philosophy? As far as thc Regional  Board is concerned, it is quite  simple. First this is not a political  job on the board. What politics?  It is strictly a form of business,  with 12,500 shareholders (the  peoplcl and eight Directors, one  principal source of revenue (Port  Mellon) and same Servicing  monies from the Provincial  Government. What the shareholders get for their money is  the responsibility of the Directors  good business direction, good  dividends ��� bad direction, wc  go "Bust". Personal ambitions,  political or financial have no place  on the Regional Board. Balance  and proportion is the name of the  game. Yes John, money, that's  it. We are going to lose all our  young people to Vancouver, and  just nothing is going to happen  here. Sure we love the most  beautiful scenery in B.C. and  many other finer things in life,  but we can't eat it. We have to  have funds just to keep ahead of  the current inflation, already  those least able to afford it are in  grave trouble trying to keep  heads above water, and that  segment reputedly represents  some 60% of the people in the  Regional District. I am of course  referring to those on Fixed Income, add to this the low income  struggling young persons, young  family people, the proud poor and  you don't end up with very  many people who can afford to  say I don't agree with the business analogy set out above.  John, I have tried to give you  a fairly concise run-down on the  subject matter as I know you to  be a personally well concerned  person of feeling and depth of  perception, and as you so kindly  asked me publicly to declare my  "ARTICLES OF FAITH". I am  sure you will just as publicly  publish them.  Charles Lee  Director  Area "C"  Dear Sir:  We are trying to communicate  with all former students of our  community. Would you please  print this letter in your paper?  This year, the Town of New  Liskeard, Ontario is planning its  75th birthday, and in conjunction with these festivities, a  School Homecoming event is  programmed.  All former students and staff  who attended any school in New  Liskeard. at any time, are invited to participate. It is anticipated that the New Liskeard  Secondary School will be open for  hosting visitations on Saturday,  July 1st. A mammoth dance and  reunion is planned in thc town  arena that evening.  To assist the Planning Committee in finalizing arrangements  and to have your name put on our  attendance list, please contact the  New  Liskeard  School  Homecoming,  P.O.Box 730.  NEW LISKEARD. Ontario.  P0J1P0  Would you please forward the  names and addresses of other  former New Liskeard students  and staff of which you are aware,  who will want to take part in  this event?  Jack Willars,  Chairman,  N.L.School Homecoming.  Expediency  Dear Sir:  One of thc nastiest little bits of  political expediency to come along for some time is the series  of newspaper ads directed at  "those who think thev can cheat  the U.I."  In a time of massive unemployment in the country the government's response is to make  scapegoats of thc unemployed  themselves, trying to focus the  resentment of thc public against  them, instead of where it should  go, against Pierre Trudeau and  his Liberal government. It is  their lack of concern and action  that have caused unemployment  figures to soar, to a Anally admitted 'one million plus'.  The unemployed make an easy  target, unable to defend themselves from the implications of  dishonesty in these ads.  Bud Cullen, thc Minister  responsible for Unemployment  and Emigration, would be well  advised to channel the money  and   energy   wasted   on   these  HANDYMAN  looking for odd jobs.  Reasonable rates and  competent work done.  Box 30, Coast News  *dr  *v  We take  trades!  Trade your truck  single wide, car,  or boat!  mortages  available!  Dave  885-3859  eves  homIs  ' 'Call the housing specialists on the coast!'  Over 150 satisfied customers  ALL NEW  VOLUME SPECIAL  24'   X 40'!  =i  GLEN RIVER Highwood 2440-12H Incl. fridge,  stove, carpets, drapes, duroid roof, del. & set-up  incl. all taxes.  FULL PRICE  '23,900  We give  service!  We Service what  we sell. We have  a fully equipped  service truck and  our full time set-up  and service man  Mr. George Eberle  on the  spot bank  finance!  Bill  885-2084  eves  Coast Mobile Homes Ltd.  Box966, Sechelt B.C.VON 3A0   885*9979  Member W.M.H.D.A. M.D.L. 00623A  aaaaa**aaa*ataa*a0a*awaa*amaanawaa*ma**amaa*a*0ama  ads into employment programs,  instead of using it to add insult  to the injuries already endured  by the unemployed.  Ray Skcllv.  NDP Candidate,  Comox-Pow;ell River  About arena  Editor:  This statement is an attempt on  my part, as the President of the  Sunshine Coast Recreation Association, to dispel the fog of misinformation and lack of knowledge that seems to cloak the  Arena.  There are 260 men playing  various hockey leagues; 280 lads  in Minor Hockey, 100 girls and  boys in the Figure Skating  Club, public skating draws 175  weekly, the indian Band has 100  regular users and the schools  have 760 users.* The Curling  Club has 815 regular members,  including school students, seniors  and ladies. And no. Virginia,  Ihcy won't fit into the Gibsons  rink. In fact, the reason wc entered an expansion plan in the  upcoming recreation referendum  is so the club could grow. It  would also allow the Arena to  streamline its whole operation by  eliminating Ihe costly weekly  change over from skating to curling ice and freezing 2'/i days of  ice time for hockey, skating.  Now, one can sec by thc figures  above that, unlike the two lard-  bellies watching kids playing  hockey on the road because they  couldn't be bothered driving  into the "boondocks of Sechelt"  as depicted in a stupid cartoon  in one of our local papers a few  weeks back, a good percentage  of the whole peninsula population is enthused enough to come  to use our first class arena. Since  thc whole peninsula is boondocks. 1 think the arena is pretty  well placed near the centre of it  all. Soon the road will be paved  all the way (won't it Mr. Van  Egmond?) making the drive more  pleasant.  Because the arena is totally  subsidized, and the Association  has no borrowing power (imagine  trying to run a million dollar  plant without a line of credit),  and thc Village of Sechell doesn't  have the lax base to support ils  operation, thc Board of Directors  spends hundreds of unpaid hours  trying to keep the place solvent.  That has been done in the past  by keeping costs to a minimum,  and by charging users a pretty  stiff ice rent compared to subsidized rinks.  Now. for some reason if thc  arena showed a scries of losses,  or thc Association decided because it's a well used public  facility, let thc public run it, or  thc fees got so high people  couldn't afford to use it, thc Village of Sechelt could end up with  thc biggest meat cooler in B.C..  and kids would be waiting for,  Trout Lake to freeze again.  (How soon we forget.I  I think thc Arena is too important an asset to the peninsula to  allow that to happen. It has an  annual operation budget of about  $130,000.00 of which half is  wages, mostly spent locally.  The spin-off business it generates  for sporting goods stores, motels,  restaurants. food suppliers,  trades people, to name a few  has to be substantial (it is a proven fact it helped reduce juvenile  problems, too).  This winter the Arena's fortunes were equated with thc  Gales. It's Irue. if everything  had gone according to plan, it  would have been a great year for  both, but because they were  booked in prime time their  problems wilh team cancellations  became our problems with no  customers in the snack bar and  in the Porpoise Room. In spite of  a few setbacks thc Arena is having a strong finish for thc season,  with a busy 35 rink Easter Bonspiel. a very well attended Figure  Skating Carnival, etc. I don't  want to leave anyone out. We  appreciate all our customers,  including the Chamber of Commerce using our banquet room.  I'll close by commending our  manager. Eric Wilson, and his  whole staff for an excellent job  done. I hope they arc all back  next season. Also a word of appreciation to all the volunteer  coaches and committee members  who make the peninsula a great  place to grow up. I would like to  see thc press do a few positive  articles about people like these  and spare us the negativism  unless thev have legitimate  reasons lor criticism.  Our General Meeting date has  been changed to Thursday,  April 27ih. 7:30 p.m.. with the  hope a few more debenture  holders, than Ihe dozen at last  year's meeting, will show up.  * I here arc also 400 lo 500 spectators weekly, some of whom  cannot afford more sophisticated  entertainment.  Brian l.owen. President  Sunshine Coasl Recreation Assn.  Gratitude  Dear Sir:  On Tuesday. March 14, the  restaurant at Irvine's Landing  was damaged by fire.  This letter is to publicly acknowledge our gratitude, appreciation and sincere thanks to the  Volunteer Fire Departments of  Garden Bay and Madeira Park.  The fire occurred at 4 a.m., but  both departments arrived in  the shortest possible time, and,  thanks to them the building was  saved. None of us realize how  much we owe these volunteers  until we need them in a hurry.  To all our friends and neighbours in Irvine's Landing, we also  owe a large "Thank you".  All of you were a great help  to us ��� wc shall not forget your  efforts. Ken White must be  singled out for special praise,  as without his knowledge, guidance and physical help there  would have been nothing left  for the fire departments to work  on. Thanks, Ken!  To everyone, our sincerest  thanks ��� we owe you all a great  deal.  Maurice & Pauline Green  Kitsilano  Dear Sir:  Would you please print the  following letter in your paper under thc heading of the school  song ���  Hall Kltsllano  Kitsilano Secondary School  in Vancouver will celebrate it's  Diamond Jubilee Friday, April  28. 1978. between the hours of  7:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight.  All students who have attended  Kitsilano since 1917 are invited  together with their spouses and  guests; thousands are expected.  Thc three floors of the school  will be divided in the middle.  Each of the sections will accomodate one of six decades comprising the sixty years of our school's  history. These sections will be  decorated and have nostalgic  memorabilia. The double gymnasium which accomodates approximately 3,000 people will be used  for two main functions ��� a  brief formal ceremony, M.C.'d  by alderman George Piul, who  will introduce retired staff and  distinguished guests ��� and a  dance beginning at 10 p.m.  Music at the dance will be provided by the Big Band Sound of  the Kitsilano Stage Band and a  guest hand from Montreal.  In addition to formal and in-  Guess where  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded if  your name is pulled from the barrel with the  correct location of the above. Send your entries to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons.  Last weeks's winner was Dean Kennett of  Box 694, Gibsons, who was the winner with  the correct location of the Trout Lake picture.  Gibsons Library  There arc a few new books  again on the shelves of the  Gibsons Public Library this  week. All are adult titles.  Under Fiction two new books  by women are to be found. Thc  first is The Girl by Catherine  Cookson and Wychwood by Ni-  choir StJohn is the second.  There arc three new titles on  thc Non-Fiction shelves. Under  Biography there is The Sun for  ��� Hal by Lloyd Smith. Theodore  Barris has Fire Canoe-Pralrle  Steamboat Days appearing under  the  has  Canadian History and on  same shelf June Callwood  The    Naughty    Nineties  Gift flag  Ed Scales of Davis Bay  presented the Regional Board  with the provincial Hag of  British Columbia to hang in  the Board Room at the March  30 Regional Board meeting.  Earlier Scales and his wife  had presented the Regional  Board with a Canadian flag.  Come cry  with me  9  Dear Ann:  When a mate slaps or roughs  up his partner, is the relationship ruined? Can these resentful feelings go away?  Outraged  Dear Outraged:  Unfortunately from the many  couples I've known over the  years, in all walks of life ��� this  unpleasant occurrence is a reality  in an unbelievable number ol  couples' lives. 1 think it is because of frustration on the male's  part. A woman verbalizes her  displeasures because she can't  haul off and clobber her mate.  He being needled and not being  as vocal as she, just settles his  pent up feelings with a slap.  This can be overcome and not  to arouse this force is the answer.  If any mark or injury remains  I think absenting oneself from  the scene, is inevitable: when  fear enters a relationship, love  goes out the window. That's  my opinion of course. There are  people who enjoy being banged  about - those I can't explain.  If you're not numbered among  formal entertainment, there will  be a raffle featuring six major  prizes which include a two-weck  all expense paid trip for two to  Hawaii, a colour T.V.set, and two  ten speed Puigeot bicycles.  See you there!  Nell Whaitcs  QkLVefi AOTs 660Y  BBG-7199  We handle I.C.B.C. claims.  this group talk it out and avoid  pushing him.  Dear Ann:  I'm young and a woman and I  like to do varied things and meet  interesting people. My boyfriend  is jealous and misconstrues this  adventure in living as flirting and  playing the field. How can I  have my cake and eat it too?  Determined  Dear Determined:  Well lots of women share your  view point today. Self-gratification and self realization  are their code in life, opposed to  our mothers' day when service  and the desire to please were  their code. Men are supposedly  always looking for their mothers,  symbolically of course. The comfort, the security, the out-pouring  of love and attention, the loving  pride in their accomplishments  and small victories. I think everyone would like these qualities in  a relationship but men arc providers and protectors traditionally, and still want a home and  castle. Women who furnish this  refreshing, bolstering retreat  gct the man and keep him - that's  one thing one has to make a  choice about. A self-centered,  self-serving person may not  hold or even get a man - Everyone's choice, to be or not to be.  Dear Ann:  I know you've dealt with Ihis  problem before. I have a lover  younger than I am. I being a  woman get criticism, and don't  always know how to deal with it.  My friends are full of advice,  mostly negative. How should I  handle this verbally?  May it December  Dear December:  This is a changing attitude.  There was a book titled, In  Defense of the Older Woman,  obviously the men have been  trading their 40-year old wives  inon2-20'sforsometimc and it's  accepted. Women reach their  peak after 30. Men at teenage.  I am speaking of sex of course.  So it seems the December woman  has the advantage with a young  man. The liberated woman will  learn to deal with her friends.  It's just what one gets used to.  As of present thc average age of  women at death is ten years  older than the average man.  So in time to keep down the growing population of widows, it may  be the popular thing to marry or  pair off with the younger man.  There are too many lonely women finishing their lives alone. Coast News, April 4,1978  Classified Ad Policy  All listings 50* pet line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for Ihe price of 2  Minimum  $2.00 per Insertion.  All fee* payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  ��� In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  This offer Is made available for private mdMdaak.  These Claudications  Events  - Found  Print your ad hi the squares t����l���n��g the price of the Item and your telephone number. Ik asm to leave a blank apace after each word.  No phone orders Please. Just maD In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coaat News, Classifieds, Boi 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO, or  bring In person to the Coaat News office, Gibsons  DROP OFF POINTS: Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Wcstersund 's Chemists .Pender Harbour.  Coming Events    Coming Evenfs    Work Wanted     Work Wanted     Work Wanted  ;  Coast News  CLASSIFICATION:  !  Classifieds  !   Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  ;   VON 1VO                                           Eg. F  :or Sale, For Rent, etc.  SL  i  i  i  ���  1  1  1  1  1  I  1  1  1  I  1  1  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON-  The Sunshine Coast Figure  Skating Association is presenting  an ice Carnival on Friday, March  17th at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday,  March 19th at 6:30 at the Sunshine Coast Arena. tfn  '��� WOMEN'S CENTRE  Roberts Creek, 885-3711. Drop-in  library, information, Thursdays  11:00-4:00. tfn  Wilson Creek Community Services Meeting, 2nd Monday of  every month at the W.C. Comm.  Hall at 8:00 p.m. Coffee served.  To All Residents of Sechelt &  Surrounding Area. Please be informed that the "Sechelt &  District Chamber of Commerce"  has implemented a permanent  telephone number at 885-3100.  We welcome your suggestions,  criticisms and inquiries at above  number during regular office  hours.    Board    of    Directors.  The Lion's Share of Personal Sale Items  can be Found Under Close Scrutiny  Only In the Coast News Classifieds  If It's a Tradesman or Professional  Service that you require be sure to look  first In the Sunshine Coast Business  Directory.  Pottery films, Potters at Work  and Earth and Fire, to be shown  at next meeting of the Sunshine  Pottery Guild, April 10, 7:30 p.m.  at the Sunshine Craft Studio.  Non-members welcome. 50*.  Further information 886-2543. #14  ART CRITIQUE: April 8th,  1-5 p.m. Roberts Creek Community Hall. For further information phone Joan Foster 885-  5251 or Vivian Chamberlin  886-2938. #14  NOTICE  SPECIAL MEETING  Roberts Creek Community Association, Purpose: to discuss future prospects of areas like  Roberts Creek in the event of  changes in Regional District  type of government.  8:00 p.m. Wednesday,  April 5th, Community Hall  Wally's Mobile Disco  All   kinds   of  music   for   your  dance, wedding, etc. Light show,  P.A.System, Reasonable  Rates.  Ph.884-53I2after6:00p.m. #16  "CHURCHILL       REUNION"-  Classesof'62&'63  INTERESTED?????CALL     263-  7381 or 261-5419   Announcements  CATERING! Let Roberts Creek  Hospital Auxiliary take care of  your next social event. Quotations and menus for weddings,  private parties or larger events  from Mrs. Raines, 885-3457 or  Mrs. Ironside. 885-9286.        #15  I wish to thank all our friends  for cards of condolence  in the  passing   of   my    wife.    Grace.  Rockv. Beltv and Grace Grcv.  #14  Pre-School Ballet. Short introductory course beginning Saturday. April 8th.  Ballet    for    Adult    Beginners.  New   course    beginning    April  25th.  Phone 886-2531. #14  Qualified tuition in Ballet. Tap &  Jazz. Adults, Children (boys and  girls). Pre-school to professional.  886-2531. Gibsons School of  Theatre Dance. #16  In Memory  of Dick Mailed, who passed away  April 3rd, 1977.  Missed by friends Charlie and  Pat Wyton. and Lil. #14  Obituaries  Fraser: On March 26, 1978,  James Walker Fraser, late of  Hopkins Landing passed away,  aged 74 years. Survived by his  loving wife Isobel (nee Ferrier)  his brother Duncan Fraser of  West Vancouver and many nieces  and nephews. No service by  request. Cremation. Devlin Funeral Home Directors. #14  Get Ready for Spring!  Fruit tree pruning, gardens dug,  perrenials divided. ALSO 1-ton  truck for hire, light moving and  hauling. 886-9294. tfn  Bob Kelly Clean Up Ltd.  A load on this truck  is a load off your mind I  886-9433  tfn  * CAT-BACKHOE *  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633 886-9365  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peer|ess Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  GET READY FOR SPRING  Gardener   experienced   in   bed  preparation,     pruning,     transplanting.   Leave   message   for  Dave 885-3464.       #14  Sharpen garden tools, mower  blades, axes, snips, scissors,  etc, 1759 North Fletcher.        #15  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 Farmers  Institute. #7tfn  Fully Qualified Electrician  it Free Estimates <t  886-2546 tfn  RAGING CRANE  CONSTRUCTION  Framing .and Renovations  Free estimates and consults  lion. Call evenings 885-5677,  or 885-5055. #14  Moving and hauling. Gardening  Rubbish Removal. Odd jobs of  any kind. Quality work. 886-9503  #15  Help   Wanted  HELP WANTED: 2 hrs a day-  equals $200 a month commission  plus prizes. For details write.  Fuller Brush, Box 108. 107  West Hastings St., Vancouver,  B.C. or Mr. T.Diamond. R.R.  3 Kamloops. B.C. tfn  Kitchen Help. Camp Elphinstone. Y.M.C.A. 886-2025.       tfn  Reliable, bondablc person  available to do house cleaning,  light yard work and painting.  Call 886-9342,5 p.m.-9 p.m.   #17  Babysitters  Our house or Yours! Dayornite!  One adult - 3 teenagers; reliable  and very experienced. Call  886-9342. #17  Trying to pay way through college  Need some extra typing done?  Documents, letters, etc. Can  type 55 to 60 wpm. Telephone  886-9890, after 6 p.m. Ask for  Kathy. #15  Fast, Clean, Efficient  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Vacuum equipped. 886-7785. tfn  WALTER STURDY D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Seaview Place Hwy 101  GIBSONS Telephone 886-2122  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  ROTO-  TILLING  Let Me Prepare Your  Garden or  Call Ted  886-2821  Help!  Help!  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Many opportunities  available. For information, call your Volunteer  Bureau Co-ordinator,  Betty Wray, at  885-3821  #14  Wanted  We will design and  arrange green life for  your office or store.  | PENT ANGLE PLANTS  ** --&& Sechelt  885-3818  Wanted: Used 8x26' house trailer. One Ford Crew Cab, 2 wheel  drive, 6cyl. engine. 886-2562.#16  Wanted 12-14 ft. Runabout with  Canopy or Cabin. Reliable motor.  Forfishing. Phone886-7229.   #14  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid lor  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  GIBSONS LAWN MOWER &     BM M���  CHAIN SAW SERVICE 886-2912  Gibsons Industrial Park, #5, Shaw Rd.  "Repairs to all makes"  MMtTMtTMaTMtT AUTOMOTIVE   MtTMMaTarMMar  NEED TIRES''  Come in io  COASTAL TIRES  al the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  *jr*wwjrw BUILDING SUPPLY ***m*vm*w  Box 860  Gibsons  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship ���  RRKMARLENERD.,   oac M70  ROBERTS CREEK     0o0-��<��'"  Phone  )      886-7605  MaTMaTMtTMMMISC. SERVICES WWMMM0M0W  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE CO AST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  sfclBEELECTRICbd.  r x\  ,  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bllolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance Electronics    Pole Line  ������POWER   TO   THE   PEOPLE"  MTMATMimw**    EXCAVATING     MtTtTMtTMaT  4 CUSTOM BACKHOEWORK '  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage Waterlines. etc  _Ph 88S-2921  Nequatque Resorts Ltd.  ,.,���,.. .,_,.      .      Construction Division       Ynuiumu.lt  Will build lo suit iounameu,  Residential or High Rise       Vinyl Siding we can do It  Gibsons 886-2597   Ph Collect Vancouver 112-327-875y  Gibsons Girl S Guvs  Downtown Gibsons  it Complete Professional Hair Care  it Painless Ear Piercing 886-2120 v  Roberts  Creek  ********** CARPENTRY MM0m*MMMM*  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  V Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  J.B.EXCAVATINQ        886-9031  Water, sower, drainage Installation  ,����Ci^  Ze/a.*  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  * Commercial Screen-Printing  * Custom T-Shirts 886-2640  W. W. UPHOLSTERY & BOAT TOPS LTD.  Everything for your upholstery needs  FOAM - PLEXIGLASS SALES  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove";  886-7310  1779Wyngaert  886-2888  1r��tS  gpf*1  &  IS  fO*  ^  L & H Swanson Ltd.  Readymix Concrete  Sand & Gravel with 2plants  Sechelt end Pender Harbour  Backhoes  ����5-96S6or  845-5333  -Dump Trucks-  Porpoise Bay Rd.  Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  ********* ELECTRIC   ***********  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems   Land Clear) ng  886-9633 or 888-9365  s  ********** CabinetS ####Mf###  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument OOD"/1 1  S06W00S MFS  ��� Breakfast  ��� Lunches  ��� Dinners Gibsons, B.C  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole s Cove  885-9973 886 2938  Commercial Containers available  2&  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd..  886-7527  Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons  * Feed  * Pet Food  * Fencing  * Fertilizer  Marv Volen  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacaoent to building  886-959/  Tom Flieger, Phone 886-7868  ' foM'S  ���"WLectrical  t\**S Box 214, Gibsons, B.C.  Contracting von 1V0  CABINETS���REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight TheatreBldg. 886-9411  J       ********* PLUMBING **********  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC      A  (GIBSONS CO.I Serving ths Sunshine Coalt  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  PerAndreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTINQ -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  888-7017  All Work Guaranteed  CARMI CRANE SERVICE  Industrial or Residential Lifting  Phone  886-2401 or 886-2312       __J���  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992       Maintenance  Residential Continuous  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  ^Phone 8862664     Member Allied Van Lines    RR  I. Gibsons  ' S  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour   Res. 886-9949  .  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.C,>  It Pays to Advertise in the 12.  Wanted  Coast News, April 4,1978.  For Sale  For Sale  WANTED: Light boat trailer.  885-9294. #16  limber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & 0 Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.  For Safe  GARAGE SALE  Gibsons Cubs and Scouts  will be having a garage sale on  April 15th. Anyone wishing to  donate articles please call:  88h-7207; 886-2767; 886-7048;  886-7982. "14  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ot Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  11 ft. deluxe cabover camper,  has everything. 1972 Chevy P.U.  J/< ton - rigged for camper. Truck  lumber rack. Metal tool box for  pickup. Willv's Jeep.886-7049.  #15  For Sale: 24" Tapersplit Shakes.  Phone 885-5374. #25  LUMBER ��� Cheap  Top Grade* I  1,000 board ft. 2x4x16'  1,000board ft. 2x6x16'  $150.00 per 1,000  Phone    Ken.    886-2843    eves;  886-7221 (lavs. "14  MOVHE PROJECTOR 8mm  and Super 8 3 speed $125;  Canon Super 8 aut.zoom $135;  Crib $45; Activity Centre; Baby  carrier. 886-2046. #15  Shed for sale at Canadian Propane plant in Roberts Creek.  Open to offers. 885-2360. 885-  2358. #14  RICH    BLACK DELTA    SOIL  16 yard.   $190. Bud's Trucking.  15805,    108th Ave.,    Surrey  V3R 6T9 tin  For Sale:    Oil range, excellent  condition.  $150.00.   o.b.o.   885-  5765. #16  SECHELT  TAX SERVICE  Your local tax man  on Cowrie St. in Sechell  9:30-5:30   iramS9 0o Tues.-Sat.  W - Waterfront  H - Homes  A - Acreage  R - Recreational  F - Farms  Your Real Estate Host on the Sunshine Coast  885-3521  e ��� a  Halfmoon Bay, B.C. VON 1Y0  Pat and Patricia Murphy  Wharf Realty Ltd. welcomes  Trevor J. Goddard who will  specialize in the Roberts  Creek to Port Mellon area.  Trev has been associated with  the Sunshine Coast for twenty  years. After 27 years of industrial sales experience in Britain  and Western Canada he lasl  year sold his interest In a well  known, Vancouver based  Canada-wide chemical company  and moved permanently lo  Gibsons. He served with the  British Army in the Far East  and has spent some 15 years with the Canadian Army Reserve, primarily with Ihe British Columbia Regiment. The latter years were  spent working ��ith and commanding cadets, and Trev is currently  working toward the formation of an army cadet unit for the Coast.  To this end he would very much like to hear from any qualified  instructors. He lives with his wife Dee who last year retired from  a counselling position at Elphinstone Secondary School.  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  GARDEN SUPPLIES  Peat Moss 4 cu ft 7.49  Landscape Rock 1.99 bag  Forest   Bark   Mulch 2.59  bag  Decor Bark Mulch      2.99  bag  Richland Lime 1.29 bag  Posh Plant Food 4.49 bag  10-6-4 or 6-86  LUMBER  2x4   6' 8��ft  2x6   6' 10��ft  2x4   8" Econ 69�� ea  2x6utlflrR/L 1.99m  1x4T + 6Pine6' 10��ft  2x6 Spruce Decking 2.09m  CEDAR  2x12 utl R.R.Cedar 59eft  1x8 utl Channel 1.80m  3/4XlO Bevel utl       1.50m  ABS 800SEWER PIPE  3 perfo 49* ft  4 perfo 69��ft  ROOFING  210sqButto        21.99sq  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES LTD.  886-8141  For Sale  For Sale: one desk, $50. One tent  trailer, $1,000. One propane boat  fridge, $100. Call 886-7130.    #14  GOOD MIXED HAY  20 bale lots, $1.50 per bale  886-2887 or 886-9033. tfn  House plants for sale, excellent  condition; bedroom furniture  for sale. 886-7049. #14  Vangard Canopy top ��� open to  offers.885-2360.885-2358.      #14  For Sale: deep or shallow well  jet pump, good working order,  plus tank. $60.00. 886-2520.   #16  For Sale: 40'x20' building, suitable for workshop or? Now situated by Choquer and Sons. Phone  885-3306. #16  Compost Hay - 1.00 per bale -  20 bale minimum.886-2887 #9tfn.  MUSIC WEAVERS  USED  RECORDS.POCKET BOOKS,  GUITARS  &  Musical Accessories  Lower Gibsons  >       886*9737        f  Boots  For Rant  Boats  Doing   your   own   upholstery?  We have all supplies.  Need a new mattress? Try foam I  All sizes.  Custom covers fort     Campers,  trailers    and    boat    cushions.  W.W.UPHOLSTERY AND BOAT  TOPS LTD. 886-7310 tfn  20 horse power mere, motor,  used very little plus 10' fibre-  glass runabout, steering controls, gas tank, windshield,  '925. obo. 886-2678 or 886-  9020. #14  Marine V-Drive, excellent condition. $300. 885-5765. #14  1971 125-H.P. outboard, just  wer-hauled,   $1,000.   885-9328.   #14  18 foot Hourston glass craft.  130 Volvo in-out, asking $2,500.  886-7580. #16  17'1 foot Sangster. hard top  302 Ford Engine with Hamilton  Jet. 886-2124. #16  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.  UN MORROW & CO.LTD.  Prompt attention to your marine  survey requirements for all transactions   and   Insurance   needs.  Phone 886-2433,886-94S8.      #52  Life jackets (STERN). Made in  U.S.A. Coast Guard approved.  Limited supply. All models,  sizes, colors. Selling at wholesale price plus 10%. All new  stock at B.C. Sports Exchange,  1125 West Broadway, Vane.  736-7133 days. #15  VIVACITY 20  4 bunks, head, galley with 7'/a  H.P.Mercury. All on a trailer,  easy to rig and to launch. $6,500.  886-9335. #14  1974-24 ft. Reinell Cruiser with  command bridge. Trim Tabs,  188 Mcrcruiser. low hours, head,  fridge and alcohol stove. In absolutely A-onc condition, must  sell for $11,000. View at Seaside Plumbing building on North  Road or phone 886-7760. #16  15' lapstrake with cabin, for  sale. Call 886-7049. #14  $3,250  886-9453  Beautiful Family & Fishing Boat. Safo, clean, dry.  17 foot Lapstrake Hum, full caravan top, carpeted  interior. C.B.Antenna, 23 gallon built-in gas tank.  125 H.P. Johnstone O.B. with electric start. Com-  plete with trailer.  LORR1E GIRARD  886-7760  JONMcRAE  885-3670  CHRIS KANKA1NEN  885-3545  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  HOMES  LOTS  TRAIL BAY Cozy older type home on  leased waterfront properly. Situated  in a peacelul and quiet area with a sate  sandy beach, beautiful view and desirable south-westerly exposure. Large  lol with level landscaped grounds around  the homes and a nicely treed back lo the  rear $15,000.  FAIRVIEW RD immaculate double  wide three bedroom mobile home on  large landscaped lot on quiet street  in area ol line homes Easy walking  distance lo elementary school.     $42,500  GRANDVIEW RD A truly distinctive  home, custom buill and designed This  three bedroom home has 1.322 square  leet up and has a lully finished basement  Ail rooms are extremely large Five  bedrooms, three balhrooms. finished  lireplaces up and down Central vacuum  system, double carport, paved driveway All this on a larqc lully landscaped  lot at the road's end This home is lor  the family lhal demands perfection Irom  their home J72.000  GRANDVIEW ft PRATT Lovely new,  well buill home with two sundecks  Large living room with acorn lueplace  Bedroom has ensuile. wall to wall carpeting Garden 15 in Full basemeni  10x14 tool shed included $44,900  GOWER POINT RD    Almost 1 acre Of  lovely, wooded view property on Gower  Point Rd. near 7th Avenue. Small but  well-kept house Second serviceable  building on properly Can be subdivides $36,900.  COACH ROADloff Leek Rd): Three  year old bedroom home situated in a  quiet subdivision In Roberls Creek only  two miles Irom Gibsons. Large Kitchen  wilh an ealmg nook Yard is nicely  landscaped, yours to enjoy from the 300  sq fl split level sundeck Extras include3  spill level sundeck Extras include  a wired and plumbed dark room and a  7x8 storage shed $44,900  GRANDVIEW RD; Qual.ly built new  1300 sq ft home with full basement.  Many extra leatures including heatilator fireplace Two full baths Plumbing  roughed in in basement Buill-in dishwasher, fridge and stove. Wall lo wall  carpeting throughout $58,500  FAIRMONT ROAD: Exceptional large  home on 1 Vt acres, speclacular view,  in Gibsons This 1388 square foot home  has many extra features. Three bedrooms on the main floor, full basement,  Iwo heatilator fireplaces, stereo system  to all rooms, three full baths, sauna,  double heated garage with electric eye.  Huge sundeck. paved driveway. This  home has everything! See it today.  $76,580.  GRANDVIEW RD: Fantastic fully fin-  ished large family home on almost one  acre view lot Three bedrooms on  main floor plus another finished in  basement Rec room is roughed in with  plumbing for wet bar Two fireplaces,  skylights, special lighting and large  sundeck over double carport. Excellent  value $64,900.  STEWART RD Lovely Spanish style  home on \Vt acres level land. Four  bedroms, separate dining room, sunken  living room with fireplace. Almost 1400  sq ft ol living space on one Moor. Definitely a one ol a kind $62,500  KING ROAD Counlry Estale Spacious  and modern home siluated on nearly  5 acres ol cleared land ideally suited  for a lamily wanting a place for hobby  farming, horses, poultry etc In addition  there is a separale large home with 5  to 6 bedrooms, plus a giant workshop.  This could be an excellenl source of  revenue. The property is situated  only 2 miles from Sunnycrest Shopping  Centre. This whole package of possibilities is now available at       $140,000.  WEST SECHELT Lovely WATERFRONT Ihree bedroom home overlooking Georgia Strait and the Trail  Islands. Tramway to beach with level  building site on lower level. Extras include covered Iront deck and a sauna.  $59,500  GOWER PT. RD. at FRANKLIN: A  WATERFRONT lot is the selling for this  lovely Iwo bedroom home. The bedrooms  arecarpeted The livingroom (23x 17Vi),  with heatilator fireplace has hardwood  floors. The attic has been panelled for  extra sleeping quarters and'or storage,  Large 12 x 30 separale enclosed garage  and storage A view ol Salmon Rock  and the Gap is yours Irom the covered  patio Nicely landscaped Includes  fridge, stove and dishwasher       $79,900.  SARGENT ROAD: Build your dream  home on this outstanding property in  Gibsons most popular residential area.  Fabulous view of the harbour and Georgia Strait. Over 65' street frontage.  Easy walking distance to schools and  shops. $17,900  UPLANDS ROAD:     Tuwanek.     Ideal ���  recreational lot in beautifully wooded and  park like area,  Zoned for trailers.  This  lot   overlooks   Sechelt   Inlet   and   the  Lamb Island. $8,900.  SOUTH FLETCHER: At School Road.  Two lots of 40x150 each. One lot has a  cottage which could be rented. These  lols are mostly cleared and ready for  building. A spectacular view ot the entire  Bay area and Keats Island Is included  In the price of $27,500.  DAVIDSON ROAD: Fantastic view from  Langdale Ridge. This lot has a small  creek on the very back ot the property.  All new homes In this area. This lot is  .i lull 2'5ol an acre $14,900.  POPLAR LANE: Beautiful flat building  lot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. View  of the North Shore mountains. One block  to shopping centre. On sewer      $16,900.  GRANDVIEW RD: Lot size approximately 104x105 with some view over the  ocean. Close to beach access, partially  cleared, easy building lot. $13,000.  BURNS ROAD: Good building lot, 65  x 130, on flat land In Gibsons Village.  Four blocks from Post Office, stores and  transportation. Lightly treed. Three  blocks from ocean. All services available.  $11,000.  McCULLOUGH RD: Wilson Creek,  Close to one acre treed property with  subdivision possibilities. $22,500.  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as it is this double  use lot represents real value.      $29,500.  WEST SECHELT: Waterfront building  lol 60x250 overlooking Trail islands. Adjacent lots have step: built to beach.  $23,500.  GOWER PT.RD: One half acre 100x  217 on the corner of 14th and Gower  Point Road. Driveway into one of the  many excellent building sites. Some  merchantable timber. Property slopes  to Ihe west for view and lato sunsets.  This has to be considered prime property.  110,900.  WAKEFIELD RD: Good building lot  in West Sechelt. This is a corner lot  with view overlooking Trail Islands in a  newly built-up area with water, power  and paved road. Must be sold. Priced  at $12,500.  FIRCREST SUBDIVISION: These lots  are In the Ideal rural setting. They are  flat for building but surrounded by  evergreens for the privacy a homeowner  enjoys. Ideal percolation. Close to  schools and shopping. Priced Irom  $9,900  SCHOOL & WYNGART RDS: Only 6  of these Duplex zoned lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay.  Close to schools and shopping, All  lots perfectly suited to aide-by-side  or up-down duplex construction. Priced  at $15,500and $16,500.  POPLAR LANE: Conveniently located  subdivision In Gibsons. Only two blocks  from shopping centre and both elementary schools. Level building sites  with some clearing on a newly formed  cul-de-sac. These prime lots are on sewer  and all services Priced trom       $11,900.  HILLCREST RD: Only $3,300 down!  Balance by Agreement for Sale will  purchase one of these beautiful view lots  at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. All  underground services so there is nothing  to mar the view. These lots are cleared  and ready to build on. The ravine Is  front wilt ensure your privacy. These  lots represent excellent value, priced  from $13,900to$16,900.  ACREAGE  GIBSONS: Park Road. Excellent prospects for the one who holds this potentially commercial zoned 5 acres. Lightly  cleared, close to shopping centre and  schools. $59,000.  GRANDVIEW RD AT 9th: Over VS ac.  very private view. House plans and  building permit paid for and included  In price. Foundation floor slab, and  plumbing all in for a 28x42 (1176 sq ft)  building. $14,900  ROBERTS CRK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the centre.  Develop both sides of the road. Try all  offers. 5acres. $25,000  Expecting a small visitor?  Rent your baby needs���crib,  high chair, buggy, etc. 886-2809.   H��  Appliances  For Safe  _wow-  13 cu.ft.refrigerator on sale���  $369.50��� At your New  McLeods Store* Sechelt.  Used washers, dryers, freezers,  refrigerators and ranges. Also  new appliance.���Low prices!  John Harrison, Pratt Road,  Gibsons. 886-9959. #14  Used Appliances  Used freezers, fridges and  stoves at the new McLeod's  Store Sechelt.  #14  LIVESTOCK  FARM SUPPLIES  Chicken feeders and Fountains  at  Sechelt   MacLeods   Store.  Condominiums  ForRent:  2 Bedrooms���2 Bathrooms���W.W.Carpet  ing���RecRoom. Parking. Private Backyard  $300 per month.  Call El  886-7424  after 5 p.m.  HORSESHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eve.. #41  Spoiled hay - makes good mulch  for vour garden.  50�� a bale.  885-9357 t.f.n.  Hay for sale  -  $1.00 a bale.  Mulch SO cents. 885-9357. tfn  For Rent  Two bedroom house with fireplace. Large livingroom, all wood  interior. $250 per month .886-  2747,886-9453. #15  Gibsons, large two bedroom  apartment, stove included. Available immediately. $200 per month  885-9834 #15  Compact two bedroom A-Frame  house for sale or rent. $2,300 D.P.  on approved credit or $175 per  month rent. 886-9269. #15  One bedroom duplex all electric,  fully furnished. Sorry no children  or pets. Available April 1. $150/  month. S.C.Trailer Park. 886-  9826. tfn  Two bedroom view duplex  suite, wall to wall, fridge and  stove included. References required. No pets. Phone 886-2940.  #16  Sechelt 4-bedroom family home  close to schools and shopping.  $375 per month, phone 885-  3802. #14  2 bedroom furnished trailer.  Near waterfront. No dogs.  886-2887,886-9033. 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_  GIBSONS  Immediate possession. 2 bdrm,  wall rug in livingroom and two  bedrooms. Fridge and stove.  Close to schools and stores  1538 Gower Pt.Rd. Floron  Agencies Ltd. :886-2248 tfn  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  Small housekeeping room to  clean, quiet adult. Call 886-  7835. #14  Glen Road, 2 bedroom home with  fireplace, aut. oil heat, and kitchen stove. Immediate occupancy. $230 monthly. Phone  886-2075. #14  Two bedroom view duplex  suite, wall to wall, fridge and  stove included. References  required. No pets. Phone 886-  2940. #16  Modern furnished one bedroom  suite. Includes dishes, linen, heat  and light. $195 per month. Close  to Sunnycrest Plaza.886-9102 #14  Personal  Women of all ages. Are you  interested in joining the first  "Women Together, Inc." on the  Coast? For discussing women's  problems���here���and abroad,  in a non political, non militant  ���but positive  way.   Box  653,  Gibsons.   886-9443 #14  Alcoholics Anonymous meetings,  Gibsons Athletic Hall. 8:30 p.m.  Every Monday. 886-9059 or  886-9904 for information.       #26  DISCERNING ADULTS: Shop  discreetly by mail. Send $1.00  for our latest fully illustrated  catalogue of marital aids for  both ladies and gentlemen.  Direct Action Marketing Inc.  Dept. U.K.. P.O. Box 3268,  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3X9.      tfn  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  ZONING BY-LAW NO. 241,1973  Pursuant to Section 703 of the Municipal Act, a  Public Hearing will be held in the Municipal Hall,  1490 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C. on Thursday, April 6, 1978 at 7:00 p.m. to consider By-Law  No. 312 (Zoning Amendment By Law No. 312,  1978). At the Hearing all persons who deem their  interest in property affected by the proposed By-Law  shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on  matters contained in the By-Law.  The intent of the By-Law is to amend the present  zoning to the following described properties as  noted below.  1. That certain parcel of land in the Village ot Gibsons, more particularly known and legally described as the remainder of Lot 1, Parcel A, D.L.  688, Plan 10114, Exp. Plan 17014 be rezoned from  Commercial Zone 2, C-2 to Commercial Zone 1,  C-1.  Take notice that the above paragraph is deemed to  be a synopsis of By-Law No.312 and not deemed to  be an interpretation thereof. The By-Law may be  inspected at the Gibsons Municipal Offices, 1490  South Fletcher Road, during office hours, namely  Monday to Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and  Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  J.W.Copland,  Municipal Clerk  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  Tenders for minor renovations in Pediatrics and  Lounges will be received by the Administrator of  St.Mary's Hospital, Box 7777, Sechelt, B.C. up to  0900 hours on April 14, 1978, and opened in public  at that stated time.  SCOPE OF WORK:  Room 208 Pediatrics  ���new sheet vinyl flooring  ���relocate toilet, install tub  ���remove lockers, closet and  install new counter and sink  ���new millwork (wall cabinets,  drop shelves, crib-hung shelf)  Two lounges, 1st floor  ���new floor and wall carpet,  drapes and ceiling tiles  E.C.U.lounge, 2nd floor  ���new floor carpet only  Specifications and conditions of Tender may be  obtained from N.Vucurevich, Administrator, St.  Mary's Hospital, Sechelt, B.C. between the hours  of 0800 and 1600 Monday-Friday.  A deposit of $20.00 for each set, which will be refunded upon return of plans within one day of the  opening of tenders.is required.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted.  Inspection of the site may be arranged by contacting the undersigned by appointment.  N. Vucurevich  Administrator             Wanted to  Rent  Wanted to Rent: Young mature  working couple want to rent small  house. Some carpentry work  available in exchange for reduced  rent if applicable. By May 1st.  Outer Gibsons and Roberts  Creek area. 886-7289. #16  Wanted to Rent: small storage  space, for precious possessions.  Call 886-9498 #14  Wanted, cottage on waterfront or  access, for month of August.  Telephone 886-7229. #14  One of Canada s most  illustrious writers is  seeking a beach cabin  on the Sunshine Coast  during the months of  June and July. If you  have a suitable cabin  please write to: Box 9,  Coast News,  LOST  REWARD: Ladies' gold Timex  with Brown Band, lost March 4  between shopping center and  School Road. Call 886-7486. or  Coasl News. 886-2622 with information. #14  Seaside Plaza  Lower Gibsons  Phone 886-2000  Evenings ��� Norm Peterson 886-2607  YOUR AUTOPLAN CENTRE  ALL TYPES OF  INSURANCE  4^  ROBERTS CREEK: Looking (or Waterfrontl You should gee this one  acre trontage.on good beach. Improvements are a four year old full  basement home fully finished on both floors. Two F/P, two baths, double  windows, built-in dishwasher, plus many extras. Large attached garage, woodshed and beach cabin. Asking only $95,000.  GIBSONS: Lovely 2BR home on two landscaped lots. Close to park,  beach and shopping. Property also has two rental units bringing in  $365 per month to offset your mortgage. Plus 2-car garage and large  workshop. Would also make a great single family home in park-like  setting.  CHASTER ROAD: Bring all  offers on 80' level cleared lot  close to new school. O.K. for  trailers.  GIBSONS: Lovely 2 BR home  approximately 1,100 sq.ft.on  large landscaped lot full of  shrubs and flowering bushes.  This is one of the most attractive homes in the Gibsons area.  Mas good garage and is all  fenced. Priced for fast sale at  only $49,500.  GRANTHAMS: Up and down  duplex plus cottage on view  property. Retire with revenue  to help pay taxes, etc. Try your  offer on this one.  SARGENT ROAD: New three  bedroom full bsmt home with a  great view over Howe Sound.  F/P on main floor and one  roughed In on lower Rec. area.  Ensuite off large master BR,  plus many extras. Should be  seen at $64.000.  SOAMES POINT:  Three waterfront lots. Approximately 1.5 acres each with 100'  frontage on Howe Sound. Only  $40,000 each.  HYW 101: Over 5 acres of  sloping property running between Hwy and Lower Road  About two acres cleared with  nice home, two good sheds,  fruit trees, etc. Could subdivide  If zoning was changed. Asking  $65,000.  HOPKINS LANDING: Nicely  treed lot with great view over  the Sound. Don't miss this one  at only $12,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: In private  setting on nicely treed acre.  Well constructed five room  bungalow consisting two bedrooms, cozy L.R., with F/P,  modern U-shape kitchen off  spacious D.R. Utility, attached  carport. A terrific.buy at only  $49,500.   GOWER POINT: Three bed  room full bsmt home on large  view lot In quiet area. Good  family home with bsmt partly  finished. Only $59,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: Over one  acre with 300' frontage on  Beach Ave. A beautiful home-  site. Can be subdivided  $23,500.  SARGENT ROAD: One of the  finest views in Gibsons. This  3 bedroom full bsmt home sits  on a large 132' frontage lot  on lower side of road, is mostly  landscaped and terraced  Features include two F/P,  double glass, ensuite off Ige  master BR, custom closets,  100% linen fully lined drapes in  L.R. and D.R., air cleaner  on oil furnace, plus many  many more. If you are looking  for a quality family home you  should see this one. Priced  to sell at $69,500. Coast News, April 4,1978  13.  Legais  British Columbia  Hydro and Power  Authority   ffiS  Invites tenders for Rental of  rubber-tired Backhoe/Front End  Loader all found with operator  on an as required basis for the  Sechelt Power District for the  period 1 June 1978 to 31 May  1979.  Reference No. 08-4321  Closing Date: 26 April 1978  Sealed tenders clearly marked as  above-referenced will be received  in Room 1026, B.C.Hydro and  Power Authority Building, 970  Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C.  V6Z 1Y3 until 11:00 a.m. local  time, closing date as aboave.  Details may be obtained from the  office of the Purchasing Agent,  10th Floor, 970 Burrard Street,  Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1Y3, telephone 663-2577 and 663-2560.  tar***********4  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  Al the corner of Payne Rd.  and Hwy 101  886-7919  DL01342A  SPRING SALE  1975 Chevelle Mallbu Classic  4drSdnV8ATPSPBRadio  1975 Chevelle Mallbu Classic  2drHT6cyl.ATPSPBRadio  1975 Chevy Nova-Hatch Back  8 cyl AT PS PB Radio  1972 Chev Bclalr  2drHT8cylATPSPBRadio  1970 Chrysler 300  4drHTV8ATPSPBRadio  Air Conditioning  1969 Torino GT Fast Back  1969 Pontlac  2dr HT V8 AT PS  1968 Chrysler Newport  V8 AT PS PB  1965 Ford Galaxie  4drSedan  1968 Ford Galaxie  HTV8ATPSPB  1973 Toyota Corolla  2 door  1973 Flat 128  Sedan  TRUCKS  1976 Courier PU  with Canopy  1975 Mazda PU  with Canopy  1975 GMC 4x4 Suburban  1973 Ford PUF100 Ranger  with Canopy  1974 Chev '/. Ton Van  6 cyl. Standard  1972 Font FIDO Custom PU  VSAutoPSPB  1969 Ford FIOO Ranger PU  VSAuto  1969 Dodge V, Ton PU  6 cyl Standard  1967 International Crow Cab  4x4 PU  BANK FINANCING  AVAILABLE  JAMIESON AUTOMOTIVE  886-7919  Vancouver Land Recording District take notice that Lyttle Bros.Lim-  ted of North Vancouver,  towing Company, intends to apply for a lease  of the following described lands:  Commencing at a post  planted at the SW witness corner of DL 7O40  Gp. 1 NWD thence SIS*  E for 50feet thence N75*  E for 440 feet thence N  50�� W for 1050 feet  thence S75�� W for 800  feet thence along the  high water mark of  Howe Sound for 1000  feet more or less to the  Point of commencement  and containing 14 acres  more or less for the purposes of dredging and  filling for log sorting and  saw milling purposes.  LYTTLE BROS.  LIMITED  Opportunities    Mobile Homes       Property      Lockstead reports from the Legislature  EARN $200.00 monthly part-  time; $1,000. full time. Easy to  succeed with our training. Write  Fuller Brush Company, C/O  Box 108, 808, 207 West Hastings  St., Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7,  or Mr. T. Diamond, R.R. 3,  Kamloops, B.C. V2C5K1.       tfn  VINYLDECK INSTALLATIONS  Ltd. with branches throughout  the Lower Mainland, has a  dealership opening in this area.  We train and guide you. Earn  up to $40.00 an hour. Small  investment required. Phone  465-5789 or 539-4986.  $11,500 Agreement for sale.  Payable at $400 per month at  7%. All replies guaranteed  confidential. Best Offer. Box 19.  Cors & Trucks  67 Rambler station wagon,  good running condition '200.  886-2678 or 886-9020. #14  1972 Ford Custom 500. PS,  PB, AUTO., Good cond. Must  sell    '1300.    firm.     886-9868.  '68 Ford 'A ton. V8 auto., runs  well.'750.886-9621. #14  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST  Before you buy, Investigate the advantages of this rent-to-  own plan.  All monies paid apply to purchase.  Why tie  up your cash or borrowing power?   1st and last months  rent and drive away.  bvakjiPI PQ  Based on 36 month lease  78 F250 pickup  $148 per mo.  Total $5328.  Lease end Price  $2175.  or simply return  78 Camero HT  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  78 Fiesta 3 OR  $99 per mo.  Total $3564.  Lease end Price  $1400.  or simply return  77 Econollne Van  $136 per mo.  Total $4896.  Lease end Price  $1975.  or simply return  78 Zephyr Sedan  $124 per mo.  Total $4464.  Lease end Price  $1825.  or simply return  78F1504X4  $155 per mo.  Total $5580.  Lease end Price  $2275.  or simply return  78C100ChevPU  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Dodge Van  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  nr simply return  78 Olds Cutlass  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  For further Information CALL COLLECT  GILLE   CHAMPAGNE    987-7111  Belmont Leasing Ltd.  1160 Marine Drive  .     North Vancouver, B.C. D00479A   Two year old 12x68' mobile home  on parklike acre by Camp Byng.  Stove, fridge, dishwasher incl.  $39,900 firm. 437-0740 eves;  886-7297 days. #16  * Portraits * Weddings *  w Passport*  * Commercial *  * Copy and Restoration work *  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call 886-7964.  When you own a "Propershop"  Drycleaning store, the only  wages are yours, and so are the  profits.Write Propershop Dry-  cleaning Stores. 5318 Camaro  Drive.    Delta.    B.C.V4M    2B9  DEALERSHIPS. ROADRUNNER  Horse Trailers. Supplement  present business or personal  income. Capital required '6,000  -'12,000. Telephone 271-3989.  Trailer Western Distributors,  12060, #2 Road, Richmond, B.C.  V7E2G1. #15  'Reconditioned engine. Autotruck and marine TM Ford  Chrysler. 6 cylinder. As low as  '451. 8 cylinder as low as '502.  Flint engines. 2218 Main. 872-  0641. #15  1970 3/4 Ton Ford Explorer  P.U. Dual Batteries, camper  wiring, mounted snows, Camper  tie-downs, three extra tires.  $1,600 886-9453. #15  1973 Challenger 340-4BBL.  57,000 miles, P.S. & P.B.. air  cond., radiais, mags, tapedeck,  excellent   condition.    885-5669.  1973 Austin Marina. 3,800 miles,  $1.200.886-2327 after 5 p.m. #16  1973 Datsun 1600 pick up. Radio,  heavy duty suspension. Good  running condition. $1,600.  Call 885-5530. #16.  Late 1975 Nova S.S.Hatchback,  heavy duty suspension, stereo,  tape deck, hitch, excellent condition. 28,000 miles, replacement  cost over $6,000; sell for $3,950.  Phone 886-7398. #14  1972 Datsun Pick-up with small  camper. Like new, $1,995.  Call 884-5334. #14  1970 Econoline 200 - L.W.B.Van,  camperized, self-contained, excellent condition. $2,000, o.b.o.  Call 885-9792. #16  1976 Ford Club Wagon window  van. Extra seat. Almost new rubber, new brakes, 34,000 miles.  $5,200, Phone 883-2318. #16  1971 Dodge Challenger. Slant  six-cylinder, Chrome wheels,  White upholstery. $1,350.  PHONE COAST NEWS: YOU  FORGOT TO GIVE  US YOUR  PHONE NUMBERI   1969 Mazda-Station Wagon 1600.  Standard. $450.886-2431.      #14  Motorcycles  Yamaha XT 500. Single. 4,000  miles. Excellent condition.  '1600.886-8005. #14  KAWASAKI -500, 2 stroke triple.  Brand New: 886-7310. days. #14.  HOMES  8854979  Complete Selection  of Mobile Homes  OVERSTOCKED!!  Must move our  trade-ins!  it 12x48 Modullne2BR.  Fridge, Stove Comb.  W$D.  it 12^4MadulltTs.;  Frfija^ttoejBb  Furniture  3BR.  me  it 12x55 Skyline 2 BR.  Front   &   Rear  c/w  with Utility Addition  it Three 12x68 3 BR's  Both with Additions  an**1  B  it 25" Chinook Motor-  home. Totally self-  contained incl.-  T.V., central vacuum  and 4 kilowatt Onan  Liting Plant  TRADES ACCEPTED!  BANK FINANCING!  COAST MOBILE  HOMES LTD.  Box 966, Sechelt, B.C.  "Across from Legion"  885-9979  M.D.L.00623A  "Member of WMHDA"  Dave:885-3859  Evenings  Bill: 885-2084  Evenings  Mobile home owners: package  deal ��� opportunity to own your  property lots (77x200), (80x200)  concrete pad, septic, power,  water, cable vision. Your down  payment. Details write Box 786,  Gibsons, B.C. #15  Mobile Homes  For sale. 3 bedroom mobile home.  Beautiful condition. Fridge, stove  curtains included. Closets and  dressers all built in. Small add on  if you want it. '6,500. firm.  Ph. 884-5312 after 4:30 p.m. #14  12 x 60* Mobile Home, semi-  furnished on landscaped lot on  North Road. School bus stops  right at driveway, mail box is  close by, too. A good price at  $22,700 or make me an offer.  886-9041. tfn  1976���24 ft. Terry Taurus Trh.  Twin beds. Full Bathroom.  Ducted furnace. New condition.  886-7793 #15  3 bedroom mobile home. Estate.  Beautiful condition. Raised  living room, w-w carpet, fridge,  stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher,  huge patio with storage. And  lots more. Will pay '500. towards moving. Asking '15,000.  For info, phone 884-5312 after  4:30 p.m. #14  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  NEW UNITS  14 x 70 Atco. 3 bdrm, carpet  throughout. Fully furnished  in Colonial decor. Built-in  combination dishwasher  range with eye-level oven  built-in buffet with hutch.  14 x 70 Manco, 3 bdrm. plus  den. Fully furnished. Built-in  dishwasher, washer & dryer,  range and fridge. Carpet  throughout. 2-piece ensuite  plumbing.  USED UNITS  1969 General 12 x 64', 3  bedroom, utility room, partially furnished. $9,800,  1966 Chickasha 10x50 - 2  bdrm. furnished with 14 x 20  extension. Loads of cup  boards. Set up on large, well  landscaped lot.  24 x 48 double wide, 2 bdrms.'  plus den, fully carpeted,  5 appliances. Large sundeck  two paved driveways.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  Garden Bay water view lot. Cabin 600 sq.ft., elec. Heat. 2 bedrooms, living and bath rooms.  Needs some finishing. On Vt  acre.   Phone 883-2318. $15,500.   #16  New three bedroom 1,000 sq.ft.  home with view, Wilson Creek.  Asking $39,000. Phone 885-3773.    tfn  Unsurpassed panoramic View  Garden Bay semiwatetfront, 1  acre plus three bedroom, l'/i  baths. 16x24 living room with  huge stone fireplace, 16x24 rec  room. Jacuzzi pool, sauna, 2  sundecks, H.W.heat. $87,500,  Owner. 883-2318 #16  Two homes, one Selma Park.  5-year old, 3 bedroom modern,  large lot and backyard. F.Place.  Thc other, new finished to rough  plumbing and wiring, deluxe  construction and must be seen.  $46,000, $57,000. 885-9328.    #16  INCOME TAX  SERVICE  PERSONAL &  BUSINESS  9-12a.m.       5-8 p.m.  886-2821    North Road  Property  Modern 4 bedroom home on  Sargent Rd. with over 2,000  sq ft finished floor area. Featuring 2 F.P. w.w.. ensuite, carpet,  basement, workroom, and sundeck with excellent view. Priced  to sell $61,500. call after 6 p.m.  886-2783. #15  HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER  (GLEN RD) Two bedroom home  with fireplace, auto oil furnace,  fabulous view and close to all  facilities. Phone 886-2075.      tfn  BLANKET B.C. & YUKON  CLASSIFIED APS  MORTGAGE LOANS  MORTGAGE MONEY: Any  amount (25 years amortization).  1st mortgage from 10%, 2nd  mortgage from 12'/i%. Residential, Commercial, Builders.  J.D.Phillips Capital Corporation,  10673 King George Highway,  Surrey, B.C.V3T 2X6. Phone  588-0411 or evenings 585-1603   tf  help wanted  REQUIRED-JOURNEYMAN  PLUMBER experienced in all  phases of plumbing and heating  installation in the. mechanical  trade. Also require journeyman  sheet metal person. Also 4th year  apprentice in sheet metal and  plumbing trade. Apply A.J.  Samuel Plumbing and Heating.  Phone (403)823-2025 days or  (403)823-4198, 823-4051 or  823-2619 evenings. #15  OWNER DESPERATE  $12,000  -   1/3  acre,   Langdale  Cres. - level, view.  $9,500 - Langdale Ridge - view,  make an offer. 886-7218 #16  PRICE REDUCED $4,000.1!  1559 Abbs Road, panoramic view,  3 bdrm, finished basement,  2 F.P., large sundeck, covered  patio. 2 carports, plus Mother-in-  law suite. $72,000,886-7559. #7tf  LOT FOR SALE  '/i acre plus good view. 1,000  feet from waterfront. Gower area.  886-2887 tfn  HOUSE  FOR SALE  Opposite  Seaside Plumbing,  North Road.  Open for Offers  60-day removal  886-7700  or  886-7896  BY OWNER  Langdale, brand new home,  1322 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, ensuite off master, large kitchen  and nook. Beautiful Cameo  marble fireplace, with heatilator up and downstairs. Also  roughed-in two rooms and  bath downstairs. Beautiful  view on comer lot. This home  most be seen to be appreciated. $63,000. Please  tall 886-2300. *5  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  NvMuueti  Agent Registration No. 108-3  Air/Sea/Train  Tickets  Charter flights to  Eastern Canada and  Europe  45 days advance booking  Escorted and individual  tours  AGNES LABONTE  886-7710  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered Travel Agent  Will parliament survive  Social Credit? Back in Victoria  for the spring session of the  Legislature. I still have faith  that old system will work but  it won't be with thc help of  the present government.  Oh sure, there's still the  pomp and circumstance  of the opening ceremony,  the 21-gun salute, the well-  dressed ladies and the uniformed gentlemen. But behind the show, there are disturbing unanswered questions.  HELP! Do something nice for  whales, seals and the planet.  Sell Greenpeace Spring 'Go  Anywhere' Lottery tickets.  2108 West 4th Ave., Vancouver,  B.C. V6K 1N6. Phone 736-0321.  CM  personal  DISCERNING ADULTS���Shop  discreetly by mail. Send '2.00 for  our latest fully illustrated catalogue of marital aids for both  ladies and gentlemen. Direct  Action Marketing Inc., Dept.  U.K., P.O. Box 3268, Vancouver.  B.C.V6B3X9. tfn  for sale  Quality building logs. Most  species. Any amount delivered.  Building contractors available;  Tool supplies. Arrowhead Log  Supply, Box 688, Nakusp, B.C.  VOG 1R0. Phone 604-112-265-  3413. #14  BUSINESS PERSONALS: Divorce! $100 plus, filing fees.  Obtain your lawyer supervised  divorce over the phone ��� fasti  Call Self-Counsel Services toll  free, 112-800-663-3007. Chargex  and Master Charge accepted. #17  BUSINESS PERSONALS: Incorporate! $75.00 plus filing  fees. Obtain your lawyer supervised incorporation over the  phone���fast! Call Self-Counsel  Services toll free, 112-800-663-  3007, Chargex and Master  Charge accepted, #17  BUILDERS: Doors and Windows ��� Prc-hung Interior,  SI 4.90. Prc-hung Exterior,  $32.00. Entrance Door. $39.00.  Keyed Blocks. $9.90. Thermal  Glass Patio doors, $179.00.  Walker's, 1366 S.W.Marine  Drive, Vancouver 266-7211.    #14  PETS: Frajan Cockers offers 7  black males, 5 black females.  I buff male. CKC Registered  American Cocker Spaniel puppies, ready mid-April. Box 69,  Kitwanga, B.C. 849-5427.      #14  For example, why is the  legislature opening so late  in the year, indeed, just  two days before the end of the  fiscal year. By this time, thc  MLAs usually have argued out  the Throne Speech which is  the government's general  statement policy and the Budget, and would have started  to work on the department-by-  department debates on spending. Most important, the  government would have been  formally allocated money by  the legislature to conduct  its business. That's the time-  honoured, hard won practice  of British Parliaments around  BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  t YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  REAL ESTATE: Two beautiful  horse ranches near Princeton.  B.C. 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