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Array legislative library  ^^"^j.15 Gildings  ' ��'c��        80.1  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15C per copy on news stands  Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  October 30, 1979  Volume 33, Number 44  Pender Pool progress  The construction of Pender Harbour Pool is progressing well,  with everything running on schedule. All the necessary permits  (Health Department, Fire Marshall, I.C.B.C, & Building  Inspectors) have been issued and approved. The Aquatic Society  is shooting for an opening date on or about January 31,1980. This  should allow time for the pool to be completed and operating  smoothly for use by the public.  The Aquatic Society reports that all work to this date has been  done locally which has already saved the community a substantial  amount of money. The general contractor, plumber, electrician  and other local tradesmen are to be commended for their interest  and for the impressive work they are putting into the project. The  co-operation and enthusiasm generated by the local people is a  great help in getting the facility built.  The next steps the Society Robi Peters has her current  must   plan   for   are   the   Red   Cross   Instructors  on a yearly basis. The fee will  cover costs of meeting places,  stationery, mailing of  information, etc., incurred by  the Society. The membership  will give voting privileges to a  paid up member as well as  placing the individual on a  mailing list to receive pertinent  information concerning the  operation of the pool by the  Aquatic Society. These  memberships will become  available when the pool is  officially open to the public on  or about January 31,1980. The  Aquatic Society hopes that  many residents will become  members to help make the  operation of the pool  responsive to the needs of the  community.  Further reports will be  forthcoming to keep residents  informed of the ongoing  progress of the Pender  Harbour Pool. For more  information please contact any  of the directors of the Society.  Part of the festive group which gathered in the Kin Hut to  mark the first anniversary ot the Adult Care Centre in  Qibsons. Back row Left to Right: Doug Roy, President ot  the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society; Grace  Davis; Nelson  Moore;  Agnes Labonte, Committee  Chairman; Ted Dinsley; Frank West; and Louise Hume,  Director of the Adult Centre. In the front row are the  charter members of the Centre. Left to Right: Edith Benn;  Mark Martindale; May Swanson; and Emma Ward.  Property owners protest  Open pit mine  for Gambier Is.?  The Cantre for Adults celebrated its first birthday last  Thursday and marked the occasion with a cake.  School Board committee finds  No policy change  on buses needed  a��,ieport of the committee look��i-iaso complaints uf Port  Mellon parents about school bus driven was presented to the  School Board by Trustee Lloyd on Thunday night.  The committee had met with parents, drivers, principals,  George Hopkins and the Student Council and felt the Port Mellon  parents had some legitimate complaints, but that there is no need  to change Board policy or regulations.  Policy requires school bus drivers to complete their route,  taking children to their regular destination. If for some reason this  is impossible, the children should be returned to the school and  parents contacted. Buses must keep to their specified time  schedules and no; leave early. Drivers must report misbehaviour  and problems on the standardized forms to the principal of the  school the child attends. It was suggested that on entering the  school system, children in Kingergarten and Grade one should be  given an orientation course to include road safety when boarding  and leaving the bus and acceptable behaviour when travelling.  Trustee Lloyd felt Port Mellon parents should have no further  cause for complaints. Speaking for the parents, Sharon Astley  made it apparent that considerable hostility remains towards the  bus driver on their route and expressed concern that he be  replaced. Her request for radio phones to be installed in buses so  that children avoid long waits when the bus is delayed was referred  to George Hopkins.  The Board felt the need for continued liason between the parties  concerned and referred the report to the Management Committee.  Residents and property  owners on Gambier Island are  organizing to protest a  proposed copper-molybdenum  open-pit mine on the Island in  Howe Sound. According to  Mrs. Doreen M. Wakely,  Chairman of the Save Howe  Sound Committee, the first  that property owners heard  about the mine was an article in  the Northern Miner dated  August 30 of this year.  The proponents of the  scheme are a junior mining  company known ' as 20th  Century Energy Corporation.  It is understood that they have  drilled 12 holes to date in the  Douglas Bay area of the Island  and outlined a potential ore  body of 280 million tons of  copper-molybdenum. The  proposal is to institute an open-  pit mining operation which  would cost a minimum of $200  million to bring it into  production. It is estimated that  2,000 acres would be required  for such an operation.  A mine of this size would  require in excess of 300  workers, a mill to produce  concentrate for shipping,  several million gallons of fresh  make-up water per day, large  docking facilities, and a tailings  disposal site for 300 million  tons.  The mining company is  currently trying to raise  $60S,000 to further explore the  anomalous zone, said to be one  third of the area of the Island.  M.L.A. Don Lockstead told  the Coast News last week that  he will be making direct  representations to the  government on behalf of his  constituents and that he would  have attended the public  meeting held in Vancouver on  October 23 if he had been  advised of it in time.  Board  wins  Fears of Regional Directors  that the provincial government  intended to centralize land use  planning have apparently been  laid to rest after last week's  meeting with Municipal Affairs  Minister Bill Vander Zalm.  Director Harry Almond said  that unanimity that planning  remain where it was was  registered by representatives of  both the municipalities in  attendance and Regional  Directors and that the Minister  of Municipal Affairs had  seemed to accept this  viewpoint. .  Director David Hunter said  that there will be no change in  regional planning. "We came  away very pleased," said  Hunter. "The Regional  Districts won quite a battle."  programming, operation, and  maintenance of the pool The  directors of the Aquatic  Society, Jack Paterson,  Margaret Gooldrup, Shirley  Vader, and Robi Peters will be  in charge of pool management.  These people have sufficient  qualifications in aquatic and  related fields. Jack Paterson  has a wealth of past experience  in engineering and pool  operation which includes 13  years as a Building Superintendent at the Y.M.CA. in  Vancouver plus a Pool  Operator Certificate from  U.B.C The society reports that  Jack's volunteer services as  Project Co-ordinator have  already been invaluable in  choosing the best pool  equipment obtained at the  lowest possible prices. This has  greatly helped to keep the  project within the allotted  budget. He will be training  Aquatic Personnel to be  qualified pool operators to  assure the community high  1 .standards of pool operation  -,i#l��Jjnaintei)|uice.  >' ��.vThe -Society "secretary,  ��� ' Margaret Gooldrup, is a  qualified Medical Technologist  as we|l which will contribute to  maintaining high standards of  health in the pool area.  Shirley Vader, Society  president, is a graduate of  U.B.C. with a Bachelor's  Degree in Physical Education  with specialized courses in  aquatics. She completed her  professional year of secondary  teacher training at the  University of Victoria and has  been assisting Robi Peters with  summer swim classes and  school swim instruction as well.  Certificate and has been  involved in aquatics throughout her life���this includes  competitive, supervisory and  instructional capacities. Robi  first taught Sun Free Swim  Classes during High School  and for the last six years has  taught Pender Harbour  children during the summer  months. Her job as Recreation  Director for the past three  years has given her insight into  the recreation needs of the  community. All the Aquatic  Society Directors have lived in  the Pender Harbour Area for  many years.  The Aquatic Society hopes  to run the pool using local  people to fill job opportunities.  To this end, there has been  twelve people to date engaged  in qualifying for life-guard and  related status. Further  qualifying courses will be  offered When the pool is in  question.  The Pender Harbour  Aquatic Society will be  approaching the community  for. * input j jntft,..pool. RW-  gramming wMch will be  correlated into a Winter and  Spring Pool Schedule available  prior to opening day. The  public meeting on programming and pool information is scheduled for  November 22, 7:30 p.m. at  Pender Harbour High School.  The Aquatic Society would  like as many interested people  to come to the meeting as  possible.  Membership to the Pender  Harbour Aquatic Society will  become available for the  nominal fee of $3.00 per person  or $3.00 per couple to be paid  Allegations made  Staff problems  at St. Mary's  Allegations that all may not be well at St. Mary's Hospital were  made at the Regional Board meeting of October 25.  The discussion was initiated by Director George Glib who asked  why staffing at the hospital hu not Increased to go with tbe receatly  increased size. Director Joe Harrison of Pender Harbour thea took  up the matter. Harrison noted the importance of the hospital hi iht  community and said that he had no wish to sow seeds of hostility bit  there were some aspects that he could not ignore.  According to Harrison a letter had been signed by half a dozen  doctors which threatened to send the seriously ill to Vancouver  because of lack of nursing care. It is understood that the doctors have  subsequently withdrawn the letter.  Harrison said that there were two other documents which also  suggested that staff problems existed at the hospital.  Subsequent to the Regional Board meeting'the Coast News has  heard the hospital described as "a terrible place to work under the  present administration" and allegations have been made that tbe  nursing staff Is under a lot of pressure and is being mistreated oa a  personal level. It was alleged that the Operating Room staff and the  staff on the second floor were particularly unhappy and that many  staff members have left in recent weeks.  Ratepayers  challenge Lee  iia^Pfl I-^hH ^h^H            ���l^^bl;:/"'*^" ^H  1   Y*Wl                                                                                        mm*mam^m^^^U  Hub                           ��s*ia*tadL*. \V  mmJM ��J\     Mmi\\\wAt^tm1m\  ^'aW *'"I**9**   ���������  ^2&*W'���*: ���''���'ii**V- ..>*".�����*   '          .  W_T. J___y.' ���      *%rff       .afk.   .    m*.  ispKwt   *y___m*T  ^^H  ��PP^*^              Br ^-^^^^M  sSj��5i:^tf*^w  ufi^W  Jo Hammond caught this masked bandit stealing her  grapes recently. The undoubted charm of the intruder  was somewhat offset by the loss of the entire grape crop.  A delegation representing  the ratepayers of Area B  attended the Regional Board  meeting held on Thursday,  October 23, and took strong  exception to the attack  launched recently by Director  Charles Lee on the Director for  Area B, Chairman Ed  Nicholson, and on the Regional  Board generally for alleged  harassment of Mrs. Cooper,  owner of Coopers Green.  Director Lee took strong  exception to a suggestion made  by the ratepayers group that his  interest in the matter was  prompted by the fact that "a  real estate developer from Mr.  Lee's Area has invested a great  deal of money in an area in  close proximity to Cooper's  Green". The Area B ratepayers  brief continues, "For such a  developer, the acquisition of  Cooper's Green could mean a  private beach access area for  the purchasers of these lots and  consequent increase in the  value of this property..."  The Director for Area C  challenged this allegation  immediately and intimated that  he was prepared to take what  recourse available to him for  the protection of his good name  in the matter.  Chairman Ed Nicholson, as  the Director of the Area in  question, described himself as  being   in   the   moderate's  position between the "extremes" taken by the ratepayers  group and Director Lee. He  outlined for the Board the  background as he was aware of  it of the situation vis a vis  Cooper's Green, a situation  which he had "inherited* when  he joined the Board.  Directors voted to return the  topic to the table until next  month.  Patricia and Eric Hammond await Hallowe'en atop the  190-pound pumpkin which appeared in their garden  this year.  School Board ponders  Will ithe School Board  succumb to the siren offers of  the Village of Gibsons to renew  the lease on their present offices  or take up the Village offer ofa  30 year dollar-a-year lease on  land next to the Council office  on which to relocate their  portables, or will those who  favour the logic of a central  location at the hub of the  Sunshine Coast eventually  prevail?  In the discussion which  followed the report from  Secretary Mills of the Village  proposals for a new 3 year lease  with no opt-out clause without  penalty unless the Board  moved to a location acceptable  to the Village, the central  location argument surfaced  again to dance like a hobgoblin  from one orange pumpkin to  the next. The pumpkins,  complete with funny faces and  appropriate comments were  the Halloween gift of Trustee  Lloyd and replaced fur Ihis  occasion the customary  insignia for each Trustee.  The central location was  given a boost by the report  from Trustee Hodgins, Ihe  Boards observer on thc  Capilano College Board that  the college has requested  permission from the Ministry  of Education to acquire space  in Sechelt and that the School  Districts representative will bc  given voting status early in the  new year.  Trustee Puchalski gave  notice of his intention to  introduce a motion at thc next  meeting to discuss the  advantages of re-locating thc  Pender Harbour portables in  Gibsons giving the School  Board building and office space  of their own.  So stay with us���lhc show  may not be over yet!  Madeira  winner  Mr. Norman D. Morrison of  Madeira Park was one of three  Canadian winners ia Dare  Spring Sweepstakes, 197*, aad  won a three-piece Toshiba  matched audio system worth ia  excess of $600. Mr. Morrison  was presented his prize receatly  by Cliff Anderson of Dare Co.  Ltd.  The product involved ia tbe  Dare Co. Ltd. competition was  purchased from the I.G.A. store  in Madeira Park.  |For 35 years the most widely read Sunshine Coast newspaper!|  1 2.  Coast News, October 30,1979  f��iff II  *  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday,  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1V0 or 886-7817  Editor���  John Burnside  Office Manager���  M.M. Joe  Production Manager���  Sharon L. Berg  Advertising���  Allan Crane  Ian Corrance  Copysetting���     mm_m_]  Gerry Walker   BBEEE]  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia: $15.00 per year; $10.00 for six months     M^^^^^  Canada, except B.C.: $16.00 per year  United States ani Foreign: $20.00 per year  Unhappinese at St. Mary's?  Rumours that all was not well at St.  Mary's Hospital have been current for the  last few months and Directors George  Gibb and Joe Harrison of the Regional  Board are to bc commended for their  courage in bringing the matter before the  public at the most recent Regional Board  meeting.  As Director Harrison said at the time,  the hospital is much too important to the  community for it to be made lightly the  centre of controversy. It is precisely the  importance of the hospital in the  community which makes mandatory any  reports of staff discontent be fully  investigated and remedial action taken if  such is needed.  We have said before and will say now  again that the Sunshine Coast is well  served by the staff of St. Mary's Hospital.  Many of our friends have returned from a  stay in St. Mary's and have sung the praises  of the staff for their willingness to provide  the extra effort required to make a hospital  stay as pleasantly friendly as possible.  Allegations that such a staff are  overworked or mistreated deserve the  fullest investigation and if there is truth to  the allegations, the fullest public support.  It is perhaps unfortunate that the  allegations have surfaced at a time when  the new Hospital Board has only just eased  themselves into the chairs of responsibility  and the members of the Hospital Board  have our sympathy in that regard. The  allegations, if true, are too important for  any felt sympathy to the Hospital Board to  mitigate against a full consideration of the  situation, however.  It is understood that, in light of the  public airing of concern at the Regional  Board meeting, the Hospital Board  Chairman and the Hospital Administrator  have in mind a press release. Let us hope  that they will ensure that no appearance of  a hasty sweeping of the matter under the  carpet will be allowed. Those who take  care of the infirm and the ailing of society  deserve nothing but the kindest of  treatment and it is now the responsibility  of the Hospital Board and of the  Administrator of the hospital to persuade  us convincingly that such is the case in our  local hospital.  The community should be prepared to  accept nothing less.  The biter bit  One can only deplore the turn of events  in the matter of the long-simmering  dispute in Halfmoon Bay about Cooper's  Green. It is a complex issue and  unfortunately the intrusion into the picture  of Director Charles Lee in the guise of  crusading knight has already had  unfortunate repercussions.  It is unfortunate when a regional  director is falsely accused of aiding  developer friends, as Director Lee  undoubtedly was at the last Regional  Board meeting. What, one is entitled to ask  however, is Director Lee doing making  sweeping denunciations of a fellow  director and the Regional Board itself in a  matter which is not within the scope of his  representational authority?  It is the contention here that the  contentious matter of Cooper's Green  inherited by the Director for Area B, Ed  Nicholson, has been diplomatically  handled by Nicholson and we can only  assume that it is Director Lee's unbending  determination to score points at the  expense of the Regional Board Chairman  which has led him into a situation which  has seen him accused by the ratepayers for  the Area, whose representative he is not, of  having nefarious motivation.  We have a certain sympathy for the  Director for Area C and feet that it was  unfortunate that the Area B ratepayers  drew conclusions from Lee's activity in  their area which are undoubtedly  unfounded. The old adage that he who  lives by the sword must die by the sword  would seem to apply in this instance.  Director Lee's entirely deplorable  tendency to scatter insinuations about the  conduct of his fellow board members and  in this latter case to intrude himself into a  situation which really did'not concern him  has brought him now to a situation where,  his own integrity is being challenged  irresponsibly.  The fact that the developer in question  was a recent alternate for Director Lee is,  of course, what caused the ratepayers of  Area B to draw their unfortunate  conclusions. We believe that Director Lee  was motivated in the matter by a genuine  concern for the well-being of an elderly  widow. His ardour for the defence of the  defenceless was rather enhanced, we feel,  by the circumstance that she lived in the  area of the Regional Board Chairman.  Having made his customary public  splash of righteous indignation and  allegation at the expense of the Regional  Board Chairman, Lee now finds a group  questioning his own integrity. It is a case  of the biter bit.  ...from the files of the COAST NEWS  FIVE YEARS AGO  Construction Aggregates announces plans for a $6 million gravel  production plant at Hillside near Port  Mellon. The plant will be I n operation  next June.  Teachers in Sechelt School District  want a greater opportunity to  participate in the decision making of  the School Board.  Hon. Norm Levi, Minister of Human  Resources, says that the prospects of  the provision of a mini-bus for this area  are good.  TEN YEARS AGO  One of the last of the old steam tugs,  the Prestige, now rests at the wharf in  Gibsons where it was towed by its new  owner, Martin Higgs. Higgs says he  bought the boat to save it from the  scrap heap.  The Coast News editorializes that  inflation does not appear to be  levelling off.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  The birth of Mark James Steel in  Sechelt this month marked the fifth  generation of the pioneer family to  reside on the Sunshine Coast.  A four-table pool hall has replaced  the former Co-op store In Gibsons and  should prove popular.  The Coronation Oak tree in front of  Elphinstone Secondary School,  planted in 1952, was sawn through by  vandals sometime Sunday night.  TWENTY YEARS AQO  A cougar kitten treed in the Selma  Park area la now in the Stanley Park  Zoo.  An application for a water line in the  School Hall area north of Highway 101  is turned down by the Village of  Gibsons due to lack of water.  Three hundred people attend the  official opening of the Peninsula Hotel  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Fishing off Soames Point, Walter  Boucher felt the bite of a four pound  cod and began to reel him In. Part way  the reeling became very difficult and  when the four-pounder finally  appeared It was clamped crossways in  the jaws of a forty-pounder which  Boucher boated without a hook in the  fish.  The Powell River bus ran off the road  into the ditch near Madeira Park on  Sunday morning.  Vincent and Anne Prewer report that  a new wide screen is to be installed in  the Gibsons Theatre.  THIRTY YEARS AQO  Wilson Creek Is reported on the way  towards acquiring a Community Hall.  The Sechelt Board of Trade met to  discuss the Incorporation of Sechelt  Improvement District as a Village.  A mass protest movement is held at  Gambier Island with the object of  removing Gambier and Bowen Islands  from School District No. 46.  . i*  s  ��  rf;$j  M  ?&<  iM  ftfl  I  *      I    ���<T. m- vOia,' ��.-*"��� "'  V ������ **.*. *       ���'   '   /.:  >\vf���.'��*��� V"*  ,:���'���-   '���*>'*>��'.vify.lari  jtOrS  ���^ms*-  Sr,. .**.  >j: :^��!*.V.'*'4jPi^|  <\''^*;f:w/lKS  W*mmmW^*mW^'-^^^            ^                    '  -                    -'.                               ..A  ^ ^���^m\\*tS>kr*a**T_  -rji^*                 , 3e*i*a��>  <���                                              *. v "K'tff  ';     /^P  ^��i  m*WL*mF'^Mf:A^ ���:.._'.>*�����, -<^��ftcL -  g5*y^8fc.-.,T-  May 11,1937. The entire staff and student body of Howe Sound School,  Gibsons's Landing, pose with local dignitaries for photographer Helen  McCall. Total enrollment, grades 1 to 12, amounted to about eighty.  Following the death of King George V, Edward VIII had reigned briefly;  but he had abdicated before he was officially crowned. In 1937, the  former Ouke of York became George VI. The occasion depicted here  was the distribution of Coronation medals too all students. Some show  clearly against dark sweaters and jackets. The building is now used as  Alternate School and Resource Centre. Photo courtesy Elphinstone  Pioneer Museum. L.R. Peterson  At no time and under no  circumstances have I pretended  to be an economist. I'm the  kind of character who carries  what money he has, be it  twenties or tens or four or five  ones, crumpled in this pocket���  or was it that pocket? Generally  speaking if I fumble through  the pockets of the clothes I'm  wearing and find enough to buy  a newspaper or a beer or some  such simple pleasure I have no  great quarrel with the world of  finance. In emergencies I, can1  with equanimity cope with  looking through the pockets of  the jacket I wore last week.  I've striven to give up the  deceptively simple worlds of  charge cards and other aids to  instant solvency because they  require a greater attention to  matters financial than I am  willing to pay. If my pockets  are empty and last week's  jacket relinquishes nothing  then I contemplate the  character building qualities of  abstinence.  Since the banks began to  replace the civilized procedure  of a telephone call in favour of  a $4.00 charge for an absent-  minded overdradt, I have even  eschewed the convenience of  the cheque book. In these small  ways have I sought to simplify  my fiscal life. It is an outdated,  an archaic approach even, but  in the days of ever tighter and  more expensive credit that lie  ahead I can expect my small  simplicities to stand me in ever  better stead.  These beguiling and intimate  revelations are intended as a  preamble to some comment on  matters of international  finance and are fair warning  that the musings of such a fiscal  simpleton may mean very little.  No one, I am sure, will cut this  column from the page and rush  with its advice in hand to the  nearest stock broker.  George Bernard Shaw once  observed, however, that if all of  the economists in the world  were laid end to end they still  wouldn't reach a conclusion  and such being the case why  should even a rural scribe fear  to offer his opinions? It has  become apparent that no one,  with the possible exception of  the oil companies, has any clear  idea what they are doing. It is  my contention that the  emperors of our financial  institutions have no clothes and  perhaps no one is better  equipped to observe the fact  than such an innocent as I.  Let us begin, then, with the  puzzling business of the interest  rates. They are, as I am sure  you are aware, at a record high  level. They have been raised  four times since the  Conservatives came to power  six months ago, raised with the  acquiescence ofa Conservative  party which railed against high  interest rates when the Liberals  were reputedly in power. I say  'reputedly' because it has  become manifest that in these  matters our elected representatives are not in power whatever  their political stripe. Gerald  Bouey, Governor of the Bank  of Canada, is in power and we,  in the words of Shakespear's  Cassius, 'lesser mortals peep  about between his huge legs to  find ourselves dishonourable  graves'.  Mr. Bouey agrees that the  (.resultant unemployment  upsurge attendant on the high  interest rates will be 'awkward'  for Canadians but the dollar  must be defended. He argues  that our rates must be higher  than the American rates,  though our inflation is lower,  so that money will continue to  be invested in this country.  Let's be magnanimous and  overlook the fact that a  clerking error made in a New  York bank recently left the  impression that there was a lot  more money in circulation in  the United States than was  actually the case and drove up  the American interest rates and  the follow-the-leader Canadian  rates for ��� no good reason  whatsoever. It is not for. us to  question these matters. It is our  part to shell out our hard-  earned cash without complaint  when the financial emperors  indicate the time is ripe whether  they be right or no.  So, with magnanimity I say,  let's turn away from these  unfortunate evidences of  human fallibility in the highest  banking circles and contemplate Mr. Bouey's defence of  the dollar theory. There was an  article not too long ago in  Business Week by Canadian  publisher Mel Hurtig which  made a most interesting point.  The enormous Canadian trade  deficit which is the root cause  of our vanishing dollar is not  caused, according to Hurtig, by  Canadians buying more than,  they sell. In fact, says Hurtig,  we sell more than we buy. The  deficits are built on the fact that  so much money goes out of  Canada every year in dividends  to foreign investors that what  would be a trade surplus  becomes a huge and growing  deficit. If this is so, and I  suspect it is, I am left puzzled as  to how Mr. Bouey's high  interest rates to attract  investment dollars which will in  turn command further  dividends is in the long range  interest of Canada. Cou^ie  this, if you will, with the present  government's determination to  get rid of the profit making  portions of Petrocan, for  example, and thc absurdity is  complete.  Now fellow sufferers, as if  Bouey's Bankers Bonanza  weren't enough for our  embattled budgets to cope  with, pretty soon we are going  Slings 8e Arrows ��^  George Matthews  to have to deal with substantial  increases in the cost of fuel as  our government and the blue-  eyed Arabs of Alberta raise  prices to the world level which  was called gouging a few short  months ago when the Arabs  and the oil companies  established it. And it's not just  in our cars that we will pay.  Truckers bringing lettuce from  California will be paying more  for their gas and we'll be paying  more for our lettuce and  everything else besides. This  despite the fact that oil  companies' profits soared in  the third quarter of this year to  astronomical heights.  And there's the rub. All of  the sacrifices that Canadians  are making and all the  sacrifices that they are going to  be called upon to make are not  going to do one bit of good if  good be defined as the well-  being of the average Canadian  or the control by Canada of its  own economic destiny. As the  banking and oil profits soar,  the economic control of  Canada accelerates its progress  into a few generally foreign  hands. We are sacrificing not  for our future but for the oil  companies future. We are  defending a dollar by  encouraging foreign investment when the dollar is in  danger because of the  dividends that must already be  paid to foreign investors.  We have one all powerful old  man who calls his automatic  emulation of American rising  interest rates, even when the  increases are occasioned by  simple clerical error in the  tabulation of the money  supply, who dignifies his  conditioned reflex, I say, by the  name of an economic policy  and who is confronted with  successive elected governments  so bereft of ideas and  convictions to have the courage  of that they can only bow the  trembling knee before the  financial despot.  This fiscal simpleton says the  emperor has no clothes. If we  are being forced into sacrifices  they should be made with no  view to regaining some control  of our own economic fate in the  long term. What's happening  now is that the last crumpled  bill is being yarded from our  pockets so that the foreign  control of our economic lives  can proceed at an ever quicker  pace. Bouey says he is  defending the dollar. To me it  looks like selling the farm.  Slings and Arrows not available  this week.  An Open Letter to the British  Columbia Institute of  Agrologists, B.C. Federation of  Agriculture, the United Church  of Canada and SPEC and to all  other individuals and organizations that support the concept  of preserving agricultural land  under the aegis of the B.C. Land  Commission,  by David P. Stupich, M.L.A.  I have heard from and read  statements by some of you  expressing disappointment that  the New Democratic Party is  not speaking out more in  favour of preservation of  agricultural land and in favour  of the decisions made by the  B.C. Land Commission. On the  other hand, you want to avoid  involving yourselves in the  political process, apparently to  keep your dainty hands from  being roughened by the hard  work of electoral politics.  Friends, the effort to save  our farm lands is a political  fight. It has been from the very  beginning. Surely it must be  clear by now that it will be won  or lost through the political  process and none other.  You may recall some of the  heat and fury that was  generated when the Land  Commission Act was first  introduced. As Minister of  Agriculture at that time, I  vividly recall that it prompted a  want of confidence motion in  the Agriculture Minister, which  I believe is the first time that  ever happened in our  Legislature. The Social Credit,  Liberal and Conservative  parties were all represented in  the Legislature at that time and  each one of them fought to  prevent adoption of the Land  Commission Act with an  unparalleled ferocity in the  province's recent history.  The N.D.P. is the only  political institution in our  province that has fought for the  preservation of our relatively  short supply of agricultural  land and it certainly stood  alone doing something useful  about it. During the bitter  battle, it would have been  helpful to the N.D.P.  administration if organizations  and individuals like yourselves  had rolled up sleeves and given  it full-hearted support.  Nevertheless, the N.D.P. used  its mandate of government  with an unwavering determination to establish the Land  Commission   and   the   agri  cultural land reserves.  During that fight and up  until the election in December  1973, leaders of the Social  Credit party in particular  promised to take away the  power of the B.C. Land  Commission if they were  elected. That is one promise  they certainly did keep.  The first action of the new  Social Credit regime in 1976,  with respect to the B.C. Land  Commission, was to replace the  dedicated, knowledgeable and  non-partisan members of that  commission with a hand-  picked group of individuals  who, for the most part, had cut  their political teeth by  involving themselves in the  bitter campaign to fight the  Land Commission legislation.  One Socred appointee even  hosted a partisan fund-raising  rally of Social Credit on his  home property.  This is a political fight. All of  us could be doing more to draw  the general public's attention to  the present administration's  systematic attack on the  principle of agricultural and  land preservation by piecemeal  destruction of the mechanisms  we put in place to save our  farmlands.  It is hard work to monitor  and alert the public to this step-  by-step Socred strategy but if it  was done effectively then the  present administration would  be somewhat more circumspect  about the ways in which it  proceeds with its avowed policy  of many years standing. Merely  urging the N.D.P. to speak up  more often is a cop out.  If organizations want to give  more than lip service to the  principle of preserving  agricultural land, they must  seek out and work with allies in  the political process. Actions  speak louder than words���to  governments as well as to  everyone else. And "action"  involves something more than  urging someone else to stand  up and fight alone.  There is only one way to  preserve agricultural land in  the province of British  Columbia and to make the  Land Commission effective. If  you are not prepared to involve  yourselves in political action,  those who are so prepared will  win the fight against you. How  important is this issue to you?  In   1972  many   organized  groups in the province who had  not   previously   taken   part  openly in electioncampaigns,  Please turn to page three  On Mount Ching  Gadflies swarm on the weary horse.  Streaming blood, It can go no further.  The colour of night rises on the road behind:  Ahead, uphill, hear the tiger roar.  These times, the traveller's heart  Is a flag a hundred feet high In the wind.  Meng Chlao  (751-814) Boner Lake  (Lac d�� 1*��* past  oii!  Coast News, October 30,1979  3.  Tor Jan, fe'J m�� fhe  One  what*  G'oJ makas ali  that   brea4  -  ��� out*  1ha water-!  ink.*** *����  Letters to thc Editor  A justified protest Elvss organise  Editor:  l refer to an article  concerning bears, and  appearing on the front page of  the September 18 edition of the  Coast News.  In the article I am quoted as  having stated that I estimated  the bear population along this  portion of the sunshine Coast  to be approximately 800���  artificially inflated from a  normal population level of  about 200.1 find the statements  credited to me curious, because  to the best of my recollection, I  have never made any estimates  or guesses, or hypothesized  about the number of bears in  our community. I have in the  past expressed my opinion that  the bear population is likely  beyond its natural carrying  capacity, but I have never  reached a figure that might  reflect their density.  During the week following  publication of this article, I  therefore contacted the Coast  News (twice) and requested  that the author of the article  call me and explain where the  figures came from and that a  retraction of the statements  erroneously attributed to me  appear in the next edition of the  Coast News. I was assured that  the author would return my call  and that a correction would  appear in an 'oops' column in  the next edition. Neither  appears to have occured.  This may seem to you a  trivial matter, and indeed, it  has caused me no embarrassment or inconvenience. But  there is a principle behind the  issue: Please don't tell your  readers I said something that I  didn'tl And if you do make an  unwitting mistake, correct it.  By failing to do so, you merely  make another mistake.  Yours sincerely,  J.A. Stephen Jr.  Conservation Officer,  Sechelt Detachment.  Editor's Note:  We owe Mr. Stephen two  apologies. In the course of  checking out the error we  found that the erroneous  quotation had come from the  R.C.M.P. We are twice  apologetic to Mr. Stephen.  Lions sst record straight  Editor:  Once and for all, the record  should be set straight  concerning the Roberts Creek  Lions Club and Cliff Gilker  Park.  When the Club was formed  last summer, members decided  to take on, as one of their  projects, the upkeep and  restoration of trails and bridges  in the park. We applied to the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District for permission to do  this. The Board agreed with our  intentions, but asked that  before we undertake any major  projects, we present our plans  to them for approval. To which  we agreed.  We realize that we do not  own or control the Park���it is  crown land under lease to the  Regional  District. We only  wish to do a civic duty, and that  is the care, upkeep and  restoration of various portions  of the Park.  At no time did we propose its  use as a dog training centre.  Nor did we offer space to the  Army Cadets for a training  facility. We know that we do  not have the authority. The  entire matter was blown out of  proportion as a result of Area  D Director Harry Almond's  misunderstanding and  comments made at a Regional  Board meeting. We contacted  Director Almond and cleared  up the matter, but the  misunderstanding persists. We  hope this letter will resolve it.  Sincerely,  Peter McCombie  President,  Roberts Creek Lions Club  Agricultural Lands  (cont'd)  campaigned against the Social  Credit government because  they felt the issues were overriding the question of their  participation in the political  process. Has that time arrived  yet for you?  The time is short. If many  more critical pieces of high-  capability land are removed  1st Annual Christmas  craft MarKet  December 112  Arts Centre  Corner Of Trail & Medusa  All Craftspeople who are interested in  participating in this event are asked to  mail in this application no later than  November 15 in order to ensure  themselves a spot. This includes those  who have phoned to inquire about this  event. Booth rentals will be 10% of sales  to a maximum of $50.00. We stress that all  * work for sale must be original and  handcrafted. Hours will be from 11 - 5  both days. All participants must be  members'  NAME:   ADDRESS:   PHONE:   TYPE OF MEDIUM:   BRIEF DESCRIPTION:   ONEDAY     BOTHDAYS.  'memberships available at Arts Centre (S3).  Send applications to: Box 1477, Sechelt.  Editor:  Last year many generous  donations were received to  make it possible for the Elves  Club to distribute 137 hampers  to the under priviledged from  Port Mellon to Egmont. This  was an increase from 103 given  in 1977.  These people received  turkeys, cakes, food items,  small gifts and toys.  It is only because of your  unselfish support and the cooperation of the entire  community that the Elves are  able to bring happiness and  shiny eyes to the many needy  persons each Christmas.  Certainly do hope that we  can count on you again this  year, with many THANKS".  Sincerely,  Kathleen Belanger,  Secretary, Elves Club,  884-3324.  mmlumjtulB  from the reserves then the case  for saving any agricultural land  will be weakened beyond  redemption.  Blame the N.D.P. if you like.  Keep your soft hands from  calluses earned by toil in the  political process. 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CANADA No. 1  2/99  medium onions  Prices effective: Oct. 30,31 Nov. 1,2,3  Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.,Fri.,Sat.  ���I Coast News, October 30,1979  To Shear The Dark Shores   PartV   Traces of the main skidroad  used at Musqueam were still in  existence as late as 1942. It  followed a small creek entering  the North Arm near the  western boundary of the  reserve, north to a height of  land near Sixteenth Avenue.  Several other branch skidroads  testify to thc existence at that  time ofa large railway or log  dump at thc bottom of the main  road.  Daggclt and Furry had  several other railways along the  North Arm shore. A long ditch,  similar to those initiated by  I'raser, was employed near the  loot of Blenheim Street to float  the logs through the flats.  Another of their dumps was at  Wreck Beach, now the mecca  of nude bathers, where a log  chute was used to propel the  logs down the steep bank. A  chute was also used in the  ravine near thc tip of Pt. Grey  in the same spot where, years  later, a cable system was  employed to raise the materials  used in building the University.  There was also a camp at this  site according to one source.  Although the records are  unspecific, it is thought that  Daggett and Furry logged this  area until 1890. There is some  doubt on this point but since  the Hastings lease expired that  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  year and the renewed lease the  year following, it is presumed  that no operations on behalf of  the Sawmill Company were  carried on here after this time.  One further Hastings  contractor active during this  period, although perhaps the  least important, was James  Gillespie. He operated only one  camp on the south side of False  Creek near the intersection of  Granville Street and Fourth  Avenue. While there ' is no  complete record of his  activities, it is known that  Gillespie logged here in the  early 1880's. John Malcolm  (Jack) Stewart, the same man  who had experimented  unsuccessfully with the barge  based steam donkey at  Kitsilano, two years prior to  this, worked for Gillespie as  woods foreman in 1884. The  main skidroad used by  Gillespie followed the present  location of Granville Street to  about Broadway, then turned  southwest. Branch roads led off  into the thick stand of timber  that then covered Shaughnessy  Heights.  The Hastings Company  contractors removed in the  25 year period between 1865  and 1890, the bulk of the timber  from the site of present day  Vancouver. Since their  business was logging rather  than land clearing, they left in  their wake a wasteland of  gigantic stumps, much  standing scrub timber and a sea  of branches, slabs and  miscellaneous slash. It fell to  the clearing contractors and the  settlers themselves to remove  Ihis debris from the newly  subdivided sectors before any  actual building could  commence. This they  accomplished by means of  dynamite, fire and plain hard  work. They were more than  equal to the task and with  amazing rapidity, the city  began to take shape.  MMWMWNNMWMtMMMHMM  While the burgeoning of  Vancouver from village to  fledgling metropolis in the  space of a few years is an oft  told tale that scarcely bears  repeating, some idea of the  settlement as it appeared  around this time can be gained  from the memoirs of the  veteran pioneer, W.H.  Gallagher: "The townsite of  Granville (Gastown) was a  small, oblong, less that twenty  acres���four blocks along the  shore of Burrard Inlet, low  lying at the narrowest  separation of the Inlet and  False Creek. During the high  tide months of June and  December, the water from both  arms of the sea flowed freely  across what is now Columbia  Street. Prior to 1885, it was  nothing more than a secluded  pioneer settlement; a clearing  350 yards along the shore, 250  yards into the forest, boxed in  by tall trees, damp, wet the  actual clearing littered with  stumps and forest debris and a  profusion of undergrowth  including luxuriant skunk  cabbage. A great wall of trees  stood along Hastings Street  and faced the waterfront. Two  similar walls flanked the  clearing along Cambie Street to  the west and Carrall Street to  the east. All else was verdant  woods. The trees east of Carrall  Street were felled in 1885; those  west of Cambie in 1886."  Those walls of timber would  topple as the gaggle of rude  shacks exploded outward and,  curiously enough, the job  would not be done by the  ubiquitous Hastings Company  as the wood was not part of  their vast bailiwick. In 1862,  John Morton, Sam Brighouse  and William Hailstone had  preempted Lot 185, a 550 acre  tract encompassing much of  what is now the West End and  downtown Vancouver. When  the area was later subdivided  and sold as city lots, it became  WMMMMMMMMMMMMMMW  known as the Brighouse estate.  It was the First large area to be  taken up on the south shore of  the Inlet and was purchased for  the inevitable $1.00 per acre.  Ostensibly the owners, more  farsighted than most of that  era, were more interested in the  speculative value of the land  than the quick money to be  realized from the timber for  there is no record of any  logging being done there until  1885. At this time, land values  rose considerably owing to the  proposed extension of the  C.P.R. from its then terminus  at Port Moody to Coal  Harbour. Prior to 1881, 200  acres adjoining the First  Narrows reserve had been sold,  leaving 350 acres among the  three partners. In 1884, a third  of this was sold to the C.P.R.  along the foreshore of Coal  Harbour. The logging of what  remained of the estate was  undertaken on behalf of the  respective owners.  Logging commenced in  1885, on the 200 odd acres still  owned by Brighouse and his  partners. It was contracted by  the firm of McMahon, Carr  and Wright. Phillip McMahon  and Hugh Carr were the active  partners, McMahon being a  teamster. A camp of 30 men  was established on English Bay  near the end of what is now  Bidwell Street. Some well  known loggers of the time  worked this camp including  Jack Springer, a barker, James  Lattimore, a hooktender and a  teamster by the name of Patrick  Myers.  Part of the timber from this  operation was dumped at  various railways along English  Bay and Coal Harbour as the  slope of the land dictated for  the ox teams always hauled  downhill. The main dump was  at the foot of Broughton Street.  The area logged by McMahon,  Carr and Wright extended  from Burrard Street to Nicola  and from Georgia to English  Bay. The logging was  apparently completed by 1887,  for in the spring of this year,  lots were being sold in the area.  To Be Continued  **MMMMMMMMMMMMUK  "An inside-out fashion affair."  presented by  Crest Sewing Centre  &  The Fab Shop  Fashion Shows���Sewing Hints���Free Demonstrations  And Lots Of Savings!  Marilyn Wohl  Experienced Home Economics Instructress, with a degree in  Fashion Design, is now a factory trained representative of  Husqvarna, Sweden. Come see, hear and question our sewing  specialist.  Join in the fun as Marilyn presents her mini fashion show filled  with ideas of how to make your sewing machine work for you,  and save you time and money (i.e.: Marilyn made 15 complete  new outfits for this show on a budget of $300.00). She will give  you valuable tips for making your sewing easy and fashionable  from the inside out.  FREE DRAW  Value $710.00  LDraw Will Be Immediately After Last Showing  Activities will continue throughout the day  with fashion  seminars at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Don't Miss Out  Friday, November 2  will be an  affair to  remember!  FOR INFORMATION  can 886-2719  886-2231  Roy Luckow Is pictured with his photographic display  at the Sunnycrest Mall. The two-day show included  pictures of Byron Lakes, the interior and local scenes.  Roy, the Beachcombers camera director, is now  displaying some of his work at Fitzgerald's restaurant.  Countryside Concerts  Countryside Concerts is very  pleased to present a Piano Trio  in the next concert on Sunday,  November 4 at 2:00 p.m. at  Elphinstone. The performers  will be Paula Sokol-Elliott,  violin, Anthony Elliott, cello  and Susan Elek, piano. The  concert will feature works by  Haydn, Beethoven and Kodaly.  Paula Sokol-Elliott received  her education at the University  of Washington in Seattle and at  Indiana where she earned her  B.M. with Honours. ' She  studied the violin with Vilem  Sokol, Joseph Gingold and  Jaime Lorado and Chamber  Music with Gyorgy Sebok,  George Janzer and Raymond  Davis among others. She has  been the recipient of many  scholarships including the  Sienna, Italy Scholarship  Award 1970, a violin  performance scholarship at  Indiana University, 1973,1974  and the Saunderson Award at  the Coleman Chamber Music  Competition in Los Angeles,  1974. Miss Sokol played in the  Minnesota Orchestra, 1974 -  1979 and is currently in the  Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. She is also the first  violin in the Leclair String  Quartet.  Anthony Elliott (by now  known to many of you on the  Coast from last year's  performance) was born in  Rome, New York. While Mr.  Elliott started studying cello at  the age of 16, by the age of 18 he  was already studying music at  Indiana University with Janos  Starker, one of the world's  leading   cellists.   After  AN APE  CAME OUT  OF MY  HATBOX  LynHancock  graduation Mr. Elliott studied  with Leopold Teraspulsky at  Aspen, Colorado, where he was  the principal cellist in the  Aspen Chamber Orchestra and  the Colorado Philharmonic. By  the age of 21, Mr. Elliott was  playing in the Toronto  Symphony where he stayed for  three years. He later became  the associate principal cellist  with the Minnesota Orchestra,  where he stayed for 5 years. Mr.  Elliott has, for the past two  years, been the principal cellist  in the Vancouver Symphony  Orchestra.  Susan Elek studied music at  the University of Toronto and  at the University of Western  Ontario where she earned her  B.A. with music major degree.  She studied piano with the  noted Robert Silverman for  two years and is currently a  student of the Polish born  pianist Pavel Checinsky, a  professor at U.B.C. and a  former student of Claudio  Arrau. Miss Elek has attended  master classes in Ernen,  Switzerland in 1973 and 1979  with the distinguished Gyorgy  Sebok and was awarded a  scholarship to study at  Courtenay Music Camp with  Bob Rogers and Robert  Silverman in 1971 and 1978.  Countryside Concerts is  pleased to announce its receipt  of financial support by the B.C.  Cultural Fund. The A.R.T.S.  subsidy will ensure us against  loss up to a designated sum. We  were honoured to have Jack  Anderson, the representative of  that body, with us for our last  concert on October 21.  Artex draw  Winners and prizes in the  recent Artex Raffle are as  follows: Lois Anderson won an  Advanced Kit; Gjoria  Hostland won cloth; Curtis  Emerson won a Hallowe'en  Panel; Collen Cook won a  Rosemaling Cushion Cover;  Pearl Trethewey won a Cat  Cake; and Judy Fowler won a  Pumpkin Cake.  PatcimwK.Plne and other Pleasures  Give Something Really Different  This Christmas See Our  New Stock 0/ Handmade Country Style GiftsS  Make Your Own  Christmas Decorations  From Our Unique  Christmas Sewing Kits  From $4.98  We Also Feature  by Rae Ellingham  General Notes: The Full Moon  in Taurus makes a favourable  aspect to Jupiter indicating a  period of optimism and  happiness. Most of us should  feel warmer and more friendly  towards everyday companions.  Enthusiastic conversations will  be noticed everywhere.  Upcoming weekend is the time  to throw a party or treat your  best friends to good food and  hospitality.  Those born around  February 9, May 11, August 13  or November 13 should  practice caution and avoid  risks on Wednesday when a  Mars-Uranus configuration  contacts their various Sun  positions.  ARIES (March 21 ��� April 19)  Accent is on lucky financial  break, unexpected gift or prize.  There's an opportunity to  make some extra cash where  you perform regular tasks.  Take advantage of co-worker's  influence or information.  Don't forget to apologize  about misunderstanding  concerning shared expense.  Renewed interest in long  journeys or higher education is  highlighted in November. April  10 birthdays must acept major  upheaval.  TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)  Full Moon in your sign finds  you happier, friendlier and  more sociable. It's the right  time to make peace with those  who have been source of  irritation. Rare speculative  opportunity should be taken  seriously on Friday. Realize  that next month's paperwork  will be linked to other people's  money, insurance, taxes or  long-term loans. Taureans  bora April 30 - May 3 are  affected most favourably by  present lunar conditions.  GEMINI (may 21 - June 21)  You're encouraged to enjoy  peace and quiet in the  tranquility of your home  setting. Next weekend is a  perfect time to wine and dine  those quieter, more intimate  friends. Meanwhile, last chance  to pacify a co-worker recently  critical of your methods or  techniques.  CANCER (June 22 - July 22)  Happier conditions are  associated with friends,  acquaintances, clubs, committees or community projects. It's  important that you go out next  weekend and mix socially with  a large group. Listen to  stranger who might suggest  speedier way to your long range  goal. Opportunity for wild and  erotic love affair begins to fade.  You had your chance. Work  scene atmosphere improves  next month. July 13 birthdays  should use more daring  approach.  LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22)  Spotlight is on your honour,  position, fame and glory.  Recent achievement is now  recognized and rewarded.  Person in authority has your  name for promotion and  further gains. Local reputation  has never been healthier. Social  activities, love and romance  bring happiness during  November. Last chance to  decorate or beautify living  space. August 13 birthdays are  reminded to guard personal  safety on Wednesday.  VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)  Accent is on beneficial long  distance  messages.  Develop  ments in far away places are in  your favour. Those involved  with travel, publishing or  continuing education receive  praise and recognition. Be glad  that freaky local communications have begun to decrease.  Next month's paperwork will  be linked to land or property  deals. Those born around Aug.  29 enjoy their luckiest week of  the year.  LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23)  There's financial help where  you least expect it. Hidden  benefactor may be willing to  assist with long term loan or  introduce associate handling  rare deal. Meanwhile, someone  close to you is about to stumble  upon missing valuable item or  forgotten sum of money. The  celebration will be memorable.  Personal spending spree slows  down. Prepare for extra short  trips next month. Those born  October 13 - IS must be ready  to say goodbye to old  conditions.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 2)  Emphasis is on easier  relations with close associates  and business partners. Loved  one will be feeling more  optimistic regarding long range  project. Meanwhile, last chance  to flaunt your vibrant,  irresistible personality as  Venus prepares to leave your  sign. Next month's paperwork  will be linked to personal  possessions and cash flow.  Those born around November  4 are affected most by strong,  Full Moon influence.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 -  Dec. 21)  Spotlight is on fame and  fortune where you discharge  daily duties. At last, coworkers appreciate your skills  and sense of fair play. Now'.s  the time to approach bosses  and superiors and speak out for  promotion or easier routine.  Venus and Mercury enter your  sign next week promising  charm, popularity and  increased mental activity.  Those born around December  11 are reminded that reality is  still the answer.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 -  Jan. 19)  Social activities, love,  romance and children are  sources of renewed hope and  happiness. Recent association  and learned or much travelled  person brings out the self  confidence you'd forgotten.  Speculative venture at a  distance is worth investigating.  Keep in touch with recently  introduced organizer. November will be the month to keep  your thoughts and actions  private. Risk reaps rewards for  those born December 26 -  January 3.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 ��� Feb. 18)  Accent is on increased  domestic activity. Where you  live is scene of noise and crazy  antics. Impromptu weekend  party at your place is best yet.  However, sign no rental or real  estate deals until after this Full  Moon. Last chance to charm  favour from person in control.  Expect to meet many new  friends and companions during  November. Full Moon brings  indecision to those born  around January 11.  PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20)  Expect fortunate short  distance communications  throughout the week. Local  trips, messages and phone calls  are sources of good luck and  opportunity. Close associates  and business partners are now  receptive to your ideas. Mental  attitude becomes more positive  and optimistic. You get what  you want by simply asking for  it. Openings for advancement  increase next month. February  24 birthdays should avoid over  indulgence.  Old.Fashioned Country Candy  Unique Christmas Cards  And Wrapping  , Hours - Tuea. to Sat. Bottom Of School Road  11a.m. to 4 p.m. Gibsons 886-13355  BULLWINKLE  GLASSWORKS  Will Be Open  At Their New Location  Next Door To The Royal Bank  In Trail Bay Mall On  Wednesday, October 31  We would like to welcome all our friends  both old and new to our new store. by John Moore  ; As another decade grinds to  a close, (that's right, two  months and we're into the  Eighties) I happened, by  coincidence, to find myself  reading a paperback copy of  Hunter S. Thompson's. Fear  And Loathing In Las Vegas.  (Random House/ Popular  Library, 1971). The book  originally appeared in  installments in Rolling Stone  Magazine in la(c 1971 and the  ensuing eight years have made  it an even more interesting  document of the turn of the last  decade', particularly for those  who had to make the difficult  transition from the energy,  hope and idealism of the  celebrant Sixties to the manic,  burned-out despair and  disillusion (and dissolution) of  the self-indulgent Seventies.  The contrast between the  decade just past and the decade  just beginning is at the heart of  what is billed, with some  justification, as "a Savage  Journey to the Heart of the  American Dream". Instead df  the Sixties pilgrimage to the  peace and love Mecca, of San  Francisco, we are led out  literally into the desert, "the  wasteland" so beloved by  artists and critics alike, to a  mad amusement park city,  a timeless 24-hour neon  Pandemonium rising out 6f the  desert Inferno. The "event" we  are to witness, unlike the Sixties  "events"-, the protest rallies,  rock concerts like Woodstock,  etc, which involved mass  participation, is a typical  Seventies event; the Mini 400  cross-country motorcylce and  dune-buggy race, an absurd  "non-event" which cannot even  be watched, let alone "covered"  in a journalistic sense, since the  starting point is perpetually  obscured by clouds_ of dust  raised by succeeding waves of  riders leaving and passing the  checkpoint. No one participates but the drivers themselves  and nobody knows or seems to  care who's winning. It's just an  excuse to go to Vegas and get  wasted.  Thompson and his companion, a 300 pound Samoan  lawyer, have come prepared in  a rented red convertible called  "the Shark'', loaded with  virtually every kindofdrugand  intoxicant from simple quarts  of rum and tequila on down  through grass, LSD, mescaline,  cocaine, amphetamines,  barbituates, amyl nitrates, and  a pint of raw ether, not to  mention an illegal magnum  pistol. Rolling through the  desert, firing at iguanas, tape-  deck and radios blaring,  terrifying hitch-hikers, they  spend their time in Las Vegas  running up a huge and  unpayable hotel bill, getting  thrown out of casinos,  wrecking the car, and abusing  every drug known to man.  Fleeing from the uncover-  able "event", not to mention the  hotel bill and the reckoning for  the virtual destruction of their  room, understandably  somewhat, paranoid by this  time, they decide to foil their  pursuers by returning to Vegas,  ditching the conspicuous car,  renting an equally conspicuous  white Caddy convertible and  moving in to another hotel to  cover, of all things, the  National Conference of  District Attbrneys four-day  seminar on Narcotics and  Dangerous Drugs. This too,  proves to be a "non-event",  though for different reasons,  and the insane orgy continues;  another destroyed hotel room,  another wrecked car, another  handful of blown brain-cells.  The conference is a "non-  event" because as Thompson  points out, in 1971 the police  were still wasting millions of  dollars making films and  holding   seminars   on   the  dangers of drugs that were no  longer in popular use,  attempting to come to grips  with a psychedelic "Drug  Culture" which no longer  existed. You can tell the  decades by their drugs, he  mggests. LSD, mescaline, and  he cannabis variations were  he drugs of the Sixties, when  .yndon Johnson was in the  White Houce, when people still  lelieved in causes, when  changing your mind" meant  verything from political  hanges of ideology to dosing  'ourself with consciousness-  .xpanding hallucinogenics. By  1971, he points out, ihost drug  dealers wouldn't even handle  quality LSD or mescaline  because you couldn't sell the  stuff at any pfice. "The big  market, these days, is in  downers. Reds and smack���  Seconal and heroin���and a  hellbroth of bad domestic grass  sprayed fvith everything from  arsenic to horse tranquillizers.  What sells today is whatever  (Screws) You Up���whatever  short-circuits your brain and  grounds it out for the longest  possible timc.for every ex-  speed-freak who drifted, for  relief, into smack, there are 200  kids who went straight to the  needle off Seconal. They never  even bothered to try speed.  "Uppers are no longer  stylish. Methadrine is almost as  rare, on the 1971 market, as  pure acid of DMT. 'Consciousness expansion' went out  with L.B.J....and it is worth  noting, historically, that  downirs came in with Nixon."  Thompson also offers some  interesting insights into why  the "consciousness expansion"  obsession of the prophets of the  Sixties, Timothy Leary et al,  backfired. Why should a whole  generation suddenly prefer a  faceful of mace to the Roman  candles of the Mind? Because,  Thompson observes, the whole  idea of1 consciousness  expansion is still caught up in  the ancient mythic/religious  presupposition that there is  something to expand to,  something that can be reached,  whether you call it Oodhead,  enlightenment, "cellular  wisdom" or any of the other  pseudo-religious or mystical  catchwords. When the seekers  ForallvourCarp*t��  Wiosheen  Carpet  i No  CteanW  " ****** 1  Uym^r        T. Sinclair  ^VJ"-      885-9327  of the Sixities realized that, in  fact, the only-thing out there  that can actually be reached is  the frontier of your own sanity,  that God cannot be bought for  two dollars a hit, they found  themselves confronted with the  same existential dilemma that  had sparked it all; the need to  find some way of dealing with  the world as it b. In short, if  you want to reject the  prevailing ethics and moral  framework of your society, well  and good, but you must be  prepared to replace them with  ethics and standards of your  own. Otherwise you're locked  into the Endless Bummer, the  Void, Vacuum-Land, where  "the Hollow Men" whose "dried  voices" "Are quiet and  meaningless/As wind in dry  .grass/Or rats' feet over broken  glass" stagger around  muttering helplessly, "The  horror, the horror..." like  Conrad's Kurtz or his recent  reincarnation, Col. Kurtz in the  film Apocalypse Now.  Thompson and his lawyer  are typical examples of what  happened to the Sixties in one  very limited sense. Rampages  of senseless nihilistic  destruction have been ��� a  prominent feature of the  Seventies, and many of the  people involved have been  former "flower-children" like  the members of the infamous  "Manson family". Still, in  retrospect, what is interesting  about Thompsons book is what  he didn't see, for in the latter  part of this decade we have seen  many of the gentle revolutionaries of the Sixties re-emerge  from limbo and this time  they're not coming with  slogans and flowers. They're  popping up in politics, in the  professions, even in business,  where the notion of "hip  capitalism" would have been  sneered at by both sides of the  fence ten years ago, and this  time they're coming with ten  years of solid work at making  their alternatives, political,  ecofogical, or economic, viable  in* a practical sense, and the  knowledge that the only way to  beat the system is to be the  system. Maybe Las Vegas just  wasn't the right place to look  for the American Dream. All  for now.  Coast News, October 30,1979  Passing of Dr. McCreary  On July 10 of this year it was  our pleasure to note within the  pages of the Coast News a  distinguished Gibsons resident  and Officer of the Order of  Canada, Dr. John F.  McCreary.  Dr. McCreary, aged 64, had  retired as Dean of Medicine at  the University of British  Columbia in 1972 and had lived  since in happy semi-retirement  in his home on Gibsons Bluff.  On Friday, October 12, Dr.  McCreary was the guest  speaker in Harrison Hot  Springs at the reunion of the  first graduating class from the  U.B.C. School of Medicine. It  is reported that his speech was  greeted with a standing  ovation.  At the time Mrs. McCreary  was visiting her ailing mother  and Dr. McCreary was  spending Saturday alone in his  Gibsons home while eagerly  anticipating a visit from his  son Jamie from Ontario.  Unfortunately death came  peacefully to Dr. McCreary  while he waited for his son's  visit and Jamie McCreary  found his father slumped in his  favourite chair upon his arrival  on the morning of Sunday,  October 14.  The Coast News joins the  many friends of Dr. McCreary  in expressing sincere sympathy  to his widow and family.  ,pflraiy>*fierew*MW'.j.ii,MnwAH^^  Dr. John McCreary as he was pictured In the Coast  News last July.  Carl's corner  by Carl Chrismas  A short one this week from a  long way off, or so it seems.  Monday:  Up at dawn to catch a flight  to Toba Inlet, total trip maybe  45 - SO minutes. High winds  gusting to gale force cancelled  the flight.  Tuesday:  A loaded Beaver picked me  up in Porpoise Bay Tuesday  a.m. and dropped me at  Campbell River for flight to  Toba. What with loaded  schedules after Monday's  storm, everyone wanted to fly  at once. It was one of those  "time to spare, go by air" days.  Total trip���seven hours.  Wednesday:  Today I went for a swim in  Toba Inlet. A wet, buckskin log  and caulkless boots caused the  dunking. A floater coat and a  helping hand improved the  environment; an 18 mile trip to  camp for a complete change  iced the cake. Needless to say, a  pair of caulk boots were added  to my garb. I hope my next  swim is a January dip in  Australia.  There's a new language in the  woods. This evening's  conversations around my  supper table consisted mostly  of choppers, their functions as  logging machines, pressures,  hydraulics, collectives and  many other technical terms not  related to fixed wing flight.  The bucking of felled trees  into logs is governed by weight.  The bucker must judge what  the chopper can lift safely and  swing to the landing for loading  on trucks.  Weldwood of Canada are  SCARED  Of Having A Good Time  Then Don't Come To The  Cellars. 3fnn  Fancy Dress  Party  On Wednesday, Oct. 31st  Music By  Frazer memo  ��� K:  Keafc,'  ML*  as*-*  886-9815  Dinner By Bonnie  Chicken & ribs  "Cedar Style"  From 5:30 -7:30  Frazer McRae will also be  entertaining Thurs., Fri., Sat.,  8 p.m. -12 p.m.  operating at two Heli-Aero  logging sites in the Toba Valley  and are just opening a third in  the Little Toba. They also  operate another heli-show at  Protection Point in Knights  Inlet. I hope for a tour of their  heli-operations before leaving  Toba in the next ten days and  will report further.  There are many changes  going on in the world these  days. I have been out of touch  for a few short years with  changes in the woods, but  thought I was up on aviation.  But women have entered the  game to a greater extent than I  had thought.  On the flight from Campbell  River to the head of Toba Inlet  our loaded Beaver was piloted  by a mere slip of a girl. And  beside her in the right hand seat  was another slip of a girl. She  was a contract log scaler and  her job was to scale for the  helicopter loggers.  She was returning to work  after a shift to town and the  bright lights. Behind both of  them sat two young, hung-over  loggers and, in the rear seat, a  grizzled old-timer with snow on  the roof and a deep-seated  conviction that he was born at  least 50 years too soon!  Ah, me! It's not a man's  world anymqre.  MaK  Did you ever face a crisis alone? That frightening moment  when you wondered where you would find the strength to go  on?  It's a common feeling. But it doesn't have to be so. We  weren't made to face crises alone. We need the strength and  support that comes from knowing that others are standing  with us.  That's Crisis Energy  That's Loue  Sunday School  Morning Worship  Evening Fellowship  9:45 a.m.  11:00 a.m.  7:00 p.m.  Mbsons Pentecostal Church.  Cedar Grove School oh Chaster Road  Dlscouerino Bod's Loue And Sharing It with Others  ffiamasaafflBMBaBEiBBiBaBBiBga  HaayamMMM  ALL HALLOW'S EVE  All Hallow's Eve is here again with its "ghoulies and ghosties and long leggedy beastles"/  Safeguard your "long leggedy beasties" from all the things that might go "bump in the night" by  giving them flashlights with good stong batteries and put some fluorescent tape on their clothes  placed so that approaching drivers can see the child clearly.  V  Kids really love Halloween���and some of us adults tool My family has been busy making        "V  from old sheets and a witch on her broomstick���simple enough that the children can easily   "  paper bats that fly through the air at head striking height���very eery! We've got ghosts made  V  make them with very little help. We even made a werewolf out of an old vinegar bottle stuck on a  broom! He's got scary eyes and lots of newspaper ourls glued all over his Head. He lurks around  corners and pounces out when you least suspect It���sure keeps the kids occupied!  I'm sure you have lots of ideas about Halloween treats. Remember that nuts and raisins have  nutritional value as well and a little apple dunking after the treats will help clean the teeth���if  k they can catch an apple that is!  However, there's always the problem of the great pumpkin. It's so depressing to see the dear  old thing after its night of glory, collapsing into a soggy mildewy glob���maybe this year you  could rescue it in time. When the kids are doing that gorgeous body adorning lob of cleaning out  the pumpkin in preparation for carving, get them to wash the seeds. Then put the seeds In a cake  pan with some oil and roast them till they're crisp and crunchy. Great for snacks.  ��� r.Ji  jNm  *B  '<�����*  ifrbk*  If your pumpkin isn't too covered In candle wax cook It and strain the pulp and try one ot these  ' recipes.  PUMPKIN LOAF  1 'h cups flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon  2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sugar  1 teaspoon baking soda                     2 eggs  pinch ot sail <h cup oil  1 cup pumpkin pulp % cup currants  1. Beat egg and oil. Add pumpkin and beat again.  2. Sift the dry Ingredients onto the pumpkin mixture. Add the currants and mix thoroughly.  3. Turn into a greased and floured loaf pan.  4. Bake at 375�� for 45 minutes.  PUMPKIN PIE  1 9" pie shell (unbaked) 'Is teaspoon ground ginger  1 egg while���unbeaten v.- teaspoon ground cinnemon  2 whole eggs <h teaspoon ground nutmeg  Va teaspoon ground mace  1 egg yolk 'It cup milk  2 cups pumpkin 'h cup cream  1 cup brown sugar '/< cup brandy (optional)  Brush the base of the pie shell with the unbeaten egg white  Mix all other ingredients in a bowl thoroughly and  pour into pie shell  **k*\,  Bake at 425  Bake at 350  for 10 minutes  tor 50 - 55 minutes.  Have ��� Happy Halloween  Ne*t Lewis formerly Home Economic Teacher,  Elphinstone High School, 1965-1976  f  A**  KEN'S  GOWER POINT RD  886-2257  LUCKY DOLLAR  . GIBSONS  FOODS LTD.  Hours  Free Delivery  to the Wharf 9���6 Dally  WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS -     io=sESSy  saamm  ma AmWmwaaamaaam  pw-awvvwwavi  r*p*��*��****"*��**��*��,.^a����  Coast News, October 30,1979  i  i  I  I  QIBSONS MARINA  Public Information Meeting  Thursday, November 8th 8 p.m.  Gibsons Legion Hall  The Marina Affects us All  Be An informed uoter  i  Gibsons, let's put our best foot forward!  On November 17 the people of Gibsons will be asked to vote on a  referendum for a permanent moorage Marina in Gibsons Harbour.   .  Why should we vote YES?  The historic and beautiful Lower Village of Gibsons has become the sick  man of the Sunshine Coast. The last few years have seen the loss of the  pharmacy, the hardware store and the 60 year old Elphinstone Co-op.  Residents of the Lower Village are being denied services which are their  historic right.  How can the Marina help?  Traditionally the Lower Village has taken its sustenance from the sea.  Today the harbour is choked to suffocation point. Our commercial fleet is  struggling in the inadequate facility of the Government Wharf amidst a  host of pleasure boats sharing the facility. The Marina will free the  Government Wharf for commercial vessels, provide safe anchorage for  our pleasure boats, and take Gibsons a long step into the thriving future it  deserves.  How much will It coat?  The cost of the Marina will be $1.66 million dollars. Of that sum the  Village will be required to borrow less than 10% and even that will be paid  back in revenues from the Marina. The balance will come from the Federal  and Provincial Governments. If it is not forthcoming the Marina will simply  not be built.  $1.66 million dollars will go into the economy of the Village and the  taxpayers can only benefit. r  Let's vote YES on November 17. We have nothing to lose  and tomorrow to gain.  Voter Eligibility  - All those whose principal residence is within the Village of  Gibsons boundaries.  - All property owners within the Village of Gibsons boundaries.  Have your other questions answered at  the November 8 public meeting.  Sponsored By Concerned Taxpayers And Residents OTHHOT  ������MmmMi  ,  Prisons dehumanizing  Maryanne's viewpoint  Coast News, October 30,1979  by Maryanne West  The Indian people have a  saying that you shouldn't judge  another person until you've  walked a mile in their  moccasins and Judge Cunliffe  Barnett of Williams Lake did  just that recently, spending two  days under prison conditions in  Oakalla.  . His conclusions confirm  what we've been told for years  by inmates, sociologists,  criminologists, Parliamentary  Committees, et al, that prison is  a "cold, hostile, dehumanizing  environment" and that the  likelihood of rehabilitation in a  place which creates, in a very,  short time, "an intense dislike  for authority" is slim.  On any given day Canada's  federal and provincial prisons  have a population of  approximately 20,000 at a cost  to the taxpayers of nearly $500  million annually. Of these  inmates over 60% are not first  offenders. The figures come  from an Atlas magazine report,  Prisons: A Global Failure.  The statistics also support  the opinion of Judge Barnett  who said he found it  frightening to find himself  disliking the guards and their  relationship lo himself as a  prisoner almost immediately.  Judge Barnett described the  philosophy of rehabilitation as  "shopworn"; we're deluding  ourselves with wishful  thinking. He will undoubtedly  Ihink very carefully before  sentencing anyone lo prison for  a first offence and only do so if  there is really no alternative; "It  does them no good and  therefore does us no good  cither."  The.e's no doubt the  medieval fortress of Oakalla  belongs to an era when prisons  were intended to be only  punitive, without even thewell-  meaning intention to  rehabilitate.  It is, of course, not only  Canadians who are facing a  breakdown of the penal system.  The    Atlas    report    includes  excerpts from newspapers of  many countries, including a  Times Of London editorial  which reads in part: "Ttis; blunt  fact is that prisons can no  longer cope. It is not just the  appallingly over crowded  conditions, nor the antiquity  and unsuitability of so many  prisons nor, on the otherside,  is it merely the problem of  obtaining more officers or  paying existing ones more.  Money would obviously help to  build new institutions and to  improve the lot of the prison  officers, but that would not be  the end of it.  The crisis of prisons is also a  crisis of philosophy and faith.  The neat assumptions which  govern the establishment of the  prison system in the past  century no longer apply with  such certainty. The conflicting  views of the penal reformers  and the proponents of  punishment have resulted in  the uneasy and constantly  shifting compromise."  In Denmark the authorities  do not believe prison  rehabilitates anyone���a  penitentiary's basic job is  deprivation of freedom,  nothing else. The Ringe State  Penitentiary���called the prison  of JTomorrow���is an ex-  perfment. By providing  material comfort, an atmosphere which strives to some  extent to mirror the outside  world and provides daily  contact between male and  female prisoners, they hope to  make the inmates feel less bitter  towards society and thus cut  down on the numbers repeating  their offense.  In Canada, Ontario is  encouraging some prisoners to  work outside the institution at  regular paying jobs���others do  such work as forestry, clearing  snow, caring for handicapped  children, and most Provinces  are trying to cut down  escalating costs by making it  possible for those who cannot  pay fines to pay off their debt to  society by community work or  through diversion projects  Just because we are law  abiding citizens whose worst  offence may be the occasional  sliding through a stop sign or  defrauding the Post Office by  re-using an uncancelled stamp,  doesn't really let us off the  hook of responsibility for how  our society treats those who  break the rules and are caught.  We're unlikely to have to  witness a judicial hanging, but  if Capital Punishment is reinstated, it will be carried out  on our behalf.  Let's not fool ourselves, the  inmates of our prisons are not  being helped, they're just  locked away out of sight and  out of mind. Is this really what  we mean by Human Rights or  do we believe those who  trangress and relinquish those  rights? We might at least be  honest about it.  Young Conrad Joe and a buddy take in the delights of Sechelt Marsh. Conrad was  celebrating his third birthday when this picture was taken.  Crisis Centre needed  by Janet  On New Years Day, 1979,1  was that solitary figure on the  beach gazing upon'the silent  sea. Each wave that lapped the  shore sang to me of happier  days. The chilly winds whirled  about my care-worn figure. I  wrapped my sweater about my  shivering body and tears  streamed down my face.  The depths of misery to  stand alone at anytime is a  my soul so that it seemed the  God-forsaken world had  swallowed up ali the love I had  ever known and spit me up  upon the beach with the foam,  dissolving into desolation and  crying with the seagulls. How  many have stood in my shoes?  I was rejected. I ran to  Sechelt but it had slipped away  for no coffee shops or grocery  stores were open so I had no  food; gas stations stood empty;  the bus depot was closed; not  even a church door was open.  The sinking sun screamed no  planes would leave. Sechelt,  sporting its signs of "Happy  New Year" had shut the door  on me too.  The cold of New Years Day  nipped at the marrow of my  bones. In search of heat, I  strode towards St. Mary's  Hospital. There I fumbled  through the phone book  desperately looking for Crisis  ���Center Sechelt���no���Sunshine  Coast Crisis Center���no���  "Oh,"God, help me!" My dime  fell from my hand and tears  welled up into my eyes again. I  desperately needed to hear one  friendly voice this New Years  Day.  The thought crossed my.  mind that I should plunge into  the ocean becoming the years  first fatality complete with tag  on toe.  It still wounds me to recall  the day. The reality stabs my  conscience to tell the tale for  others who walk alone on the  tight-rope of tragedy.  Remember when you are  wining and dining and are  warm at home, someone out  there is sinking into an ocean of  loneliness and searching for a  lifeline. When you roll up the  sidewalks at night, think of the  youth, the aged and the  anguished.  Must all of us cry alone or do  you care enough to provide a  phone?  Gibsons Public  Library  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 2-4 p.m.  Thursday 2-4 &  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  CAMpbEll's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off point for Coast News  Classified Ads.  Help me to help others-  for a Crisis Center!  ask  Pamela J. Earle O.D.  Wishes to announce  the opening of her office  for the practice of Optometry  in the Gibson's Dental Centre.  Office hours by appointment  Tuesday and Friday.  886-7211  B & M INSTALLATIONS  885-2828 17 Years 0f Experience In 885-3881  COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL  FLOOR COVERINGS  ��  vi  Exotic Hardwoods  Custom Carpets  (Exclusive To This Area)  Ceramic Tiles  Sheet Vinyl  Plus Most Popular Lines  For Appointment  At Our Secheit Warehouse  Free In-Home Estimates   ��� ��� ��� ���   ��� : ������*���*��� i Coast News, October 30,1979  Some fast action at last weekend's Invitational Volleyball Tournament held at  Elphinstone last Saturday. Vancouver Tech is pictured in a game against Sutherland.  From the Fairway  by Ernie Hume  Winter greens are being  prepared for play as the first  signs of frost appear. Our  normal greens have been  subjected to mould and have  been sprayed wilh fungaside to  prevent any large amount of  damage.  Winter tournament golf will  start on thc week of November  14 - 20. Teams are made up of  two golfers and will be played  weekly.  Ihe ladies closed their  summer season last Tuesday-  wilh 16 brave ladies playing a  nine hole tournament. This was  followed with an enjoyable  lunch and their annual  meeting.  The slate of officers elected  for thc coming year are:  Captain - Helen Milburn  Vice-Captain - Mary Horn  Secretary - Olive Shaw  Treasurer - Betty Turnbull  Jesse Pritchard, retiring  ladies Captain, was honoured  for her many contributions to  the success of last year's  activities and was presented  with her Past Captain's Pin and  a lovely wooden serving tray  suitably engraved.  Strikes  and spares  Audry McKenzie has  suggested a "Beat Bessie Shaw  Competition". Recently Mrs.  Shaw had five - one putl greens  in 9 holes. All the lady trophy  winners will be listed in the  club's "Divot" for December.  Some active afternoons and  evenings arc being held on  Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  each week. Men's Crib eveiy  second Tuesday, November 7 -  21 etc., and mixed Crib  October 31, November 14 and  November 28.  Fall Bridge on 2nd and 4th  Tuesday afternoons at 2  o'clock and evenings, 1st and  3rd Saturdays at 8 p.m.  I am sorry to report that our  very popular and respected  greens keeper, Eric Bauer has  tendered his resignation  effective thc end of November.  Eric has been with the Golf  Course for the past ten years  and his knowledge and skills  have been most appreciated by  all. Eric intends to take a well  earned trip and on* his return  will turn his talents to some  different endeavours. The  Sunshine Coast and Country  Club wish to publicly thank  you for your many years of  excellent service.  In the Classic League, Bob  McConnell rolled a 335 single  and Ralph Roth had a 325  single and rolled 1002 for 4  games. Lorne Christie came up  wit h a 313 single in thc Gibsons  "A" League and in the  Wednesday Coffee League  Nora Solinsky rolled a 350  single, Gerald Martin had a 318  game in the Ball and Chain and  Rick Buckmaster rolled a 302  single in the Senior Youth  Bowling Council League.  Hugh Inglis was lops in the  Golden Age Swingers Legue  with a 267 - 719 score.  Highest Scores:  Classic:  Hazel Skytte 263-893  Frank Redshaw       291-984  Don Slack 287-990  Ralph Ruth 325-1002  Tuesday (olfec:  Coleen Procknow   230-619  Lcc Larsen 246-624  Nora Solinsky        220-659  S��in|jcrs:  Kathy Martin 195-526  Alice Smith 232-597  Art Culpit 258-577  Len Hornett 236-604  Hugh Inglis 267-719  I ', ibsons "A":  Judith Spence 237-632  Sylvia Bingley        231-679  Andy Spence 240-659  Larry Braun 284-733  Lorne Christie        313-747  Wednesday Coffee:  Gretha Taylor  Carole Skylit  Ann Fitchett  Nora Solinsky  Bonnie McConnell  Slough Offs:  Dot Robinson  Fumi Fujimori  Ball & Chain:  Gail Mulcaster  Gloria Tourigny  Gerald Martin  Don Slack  Phuntastique:  Willie Buckmaster  Mavis Stanley  Jim Middleton  Henry Hinz  Don Slack  Legion:  Verna C'ockricil  Debbie Newman  Dave Neumann  Don Slack  Youth Bowling Council  Jets:  Samatilha Smith  Bryan Fitchell  Jamie Beguin  Bantams:  Michele llawky  Sean Tetzlaff  Juniors:  Cindy Skytte  Arlene Mulcaster  Dan Hurren  Seniors:  Uruce Russell  Rick Buckmaster  293-663  288-675  296-723  350-753  262-758  229-616  245-632  286-609  286-711  318-687  240-694  233-632  250-633  269-677  251-681  250-688  259-621  251-679  287-688  290-78(1  103-194  107-19(1  99-196  142-339  239-569  210-558  236-592  240-557  215-546  302-677  vV  k               // you fift a  I        bump in the night....  call Brian  in tht' morning!...  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The  Raiders are currently in fourth  spot with Ave points from  games played so far.  In the third game played, the  Sechelt United kept pace with  the leaders by eking out a 2 -1  victory over Sechelt Redskins.  The United have seven points  for third place in the league.  The Redskins are currently  second from the bottom with  three points. All teams have  played six games.  Next week there are just two  games on the card with  Wakefield Stompers taking on  the Canfor Raiders at Langdale  at 12 noon and the Bananas of  Pender Harbour hosting the  Sechelt Redskins in a game  scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  Here he is, the terror of the Golden Agers. Fire Chief  Carl Horner was asked to bowl in a Beat the Chief  contest against the Golden Agers Bowling Club. Carl  was to be handicapped but after his less than top notch  167 score the handicap will probably go to the Senior  Citizens. The Golden Agers will bowl their games this  Tuesday.  On the Rocks ^  by Helen Sallis  The Arbutus Club is about to  be overrun with a group of very  enthusiastic curlers! They are  hosting a junior bonspiel on  November 3 and 4 and we're  proud that two of our school  teams will bc competing. Skip  Frank Chamberlin will have  Uelorcs Taphorn, Rick  Buckmaster, and Graham  Solomon with him while  Martin Brooks will be skip for  Shayne Davis, Kevin Van  Velzcn, and Tony Brooks.  Good luck and good curling!  October 20 was actually the  start of what promises to be a  bus\ and interesting season for  our junior curlers. Nineteen of  them attended a Curling Meet  al the Ninth Shore Winter Club  and came away particularly  impressed by the number of  curlers using push brooms. I'm  told that a push broom gives  better support, has less friction  so it's easier to slide from the  hack, and will outlast several  corn brooms.  The Curling meet consisted  of a game, a social get together,  and an instruction period using  video cameras. The ice time,  instructors, and muhchies are  supplied by the host club.  Gibsons Winter Club juniors  will be hosting Powell River at  a similar meet here on  November 10.  Super Valu's First Invitational Spiel is going to happen  here on November 11 and 12.  Come to the rink for the fun  and make the visitors welcome.  There will be rinks from several  communities.  Don't forget, all those whose  fees are paid in full by October  31 will be in on the draw for a  hundred dollar prize.  TRICK or TREAT: The  Trick is to stay on your feet and  the Treat is to soak in a hot  bath!  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide  tdbleS       70aysaWeek  Pacific  Standard Time  Fri. Nov. 2  0350 13.1  0940 6,<  1555 15.1  2235 3.<  Sat. Nov. 3  0455 13.-  1040 7.1  1620 14.'  2310 2.1  ��� Groceries ��� Fishing Tackle  ��� Sundries ��� Tlmex Watches  Sun. Nov. 4  0545  14.4  1115  8.3  1700  14.6  2350  2.1  Mon. Nov. 5  0640  14.8  1210  8.9  1735  14.2  Tues. 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Many  of the officers and men took  -.concubines from among the  - native women. The camps  ' .^-swarmed with their half-breed  children. Desiring to learn the  5_.45.-am of civilized war, some of  -ia^'efhe tribesmen joined the ranks  3KNW the armies. As the years  -^-"passed, numbers of soldiers  adopted the warrior traditions  of these recruits and allowed  their faces and arms to be  decorated with fierce tattoos.  Officers and men alike  developed a taste for the  powerful grog the tribesmen  taught them to brew from the1  bitter herbs of the mountains,  and came to prefer/it to the  smooth wines of the cities  which were always in short  supply. The poets traded songs  with the rustic bards of the  mountains and a harsh  barbaric note enlivened their  once polished and elegant  strophes...  "In all, ten years passed away  before the generals Were visited  by delegations from the cities.  Once, they were told, the cities  had been rich and powerful,  able to resist even the great  powers whose trade route they  commanded. But ten years of  war, the closing of the pass and  the drying up of trade had  made them poor and the great  powers were growing  drastically impatient. Conferences were held and a peace  treaty was hastily agreed upon,  but the generals were told that  neither they nor their troops  would be returning home  immediately. The governments  of the two cities still did not  trust one another enough to  leave the pass unguarded. The  fortified camps would become  permanent garrison posts and  they, with their knowledge of  the terrain and tactics, were to  be congratulated on their  promotions to the posts of  Wardens of the Pass. As the  satisfied emmissaries departed  for the cities, the generals  retired to their quarters to weep  in private. They understood  that their bitter exile was only  beginning,.,  "Tense despair settled over  the camps like a shroud. The  soldiers drank openly and went  about fully armed, as though in  anticipation of battle. The  poets muffled their lyres. The  discord of a misplayed note or  the twang of a breaking string  might precipitate a massacre...  "Three days later, on a fog-  shrouded morning, the  generals of the two armies met  alone and in secret in the  middle of the pass. By the time  the mist had burned off they  had returned to their sullen and  restless troops. They ordered  their armies to prepare to  march. They commanded that  the forts and camps be put to  the torch. As the camps burst  into flame behind them, they  marched their cheering  soldiers, followed by a long  baggage train including their  native wives and children, back  toward the cities from which  they had set out so long ago. As  they passed through the  mountains they were joined by  curious groups of the tribesmen  with whom they had formed  alliances...  "When they reached the  plains, the armies had become  hordes. They ravaged the  countryside to feed themselves.  When they drew up within sight  of the great cities they had all  but forgotten, they were met by  hastily raised militia armies  composed of their own sons,  brothers, uncles, cousins and  friends. Riders approached  under flags of truce, bearing  proclamations which demanded that the troops return  to their posts in the mountains  and that the generals surrender  themselves. The generals  dropped the proclamations  into the dust beneath their  horses' hooves and rode on  toward the cities. Battle was  joined in which fathers slew  sons who had been children  when they went away to war;  brother butchered brother,  friend killed friend. Even the  Part II  poets threw away their lyres,  drew their ornamental daggers,  and cast themselves into the  bloody fray, raving incoherently...  "The men from the cities  fought desperately, but the  hordes' from the mountains  were made of men as lean and  irresistible as wolves. They  stormed the massive walls and  broke down the great gates.  The cities burst into flame  behind them as they swept  through the broad paved  streets. The shining domes and  towers blackened and  collapsed, like burning flowers,  toppling into the streets to  crush defender and attacker  alike. A hot poisonous rain of  precious stones clattered on the  pavements, scorching those  who tried to pick them up.  Gold foil peeled away from the  statues like seared skin. The  crystal fountains and bright  canals were choked with gore.  Men raped their own wives and  daughters and cut their throats  casually as they looted their  own burning houses. In the  twilight sky over the  mountains, some saw a great  pillar of smoke rising like a  horrid monument from the city  on the plains below...  "In the ashen light of  morning many of the tribesmen  who had joined or accompanied the armies fled, laden  with plunder, back toward  their homes in the mountains of  the gods. Some of the soldiers,  with their concubines and  children, began a degenerate  existence amid the smouldering  ruins of the cities. Many, with  the generals, marched on, away  from that desolation, coming in  time to the borders of other  states and nations, where they  lived outcast lives of nomadic  banditry and pillage, hunted  and. pursued into the waste  places of the world. Farthest of  all wandered the poets, who  travelled to the distant courts  of Princes, Kings and  Emperors, carrying this tale of  their sufferings and of the two  villages and the mountains of  the gods..."  There was silence in the vast  Audience Hall of the Emperor.  The Emperor had closed his  eyes and seemed to be asleep.  Not a courtier dared to cough.  At last the Emperor opened his  eyes and looked once more  upon the ragged poet.  "You shall be doubly  rewarded," he said, raising his  right hand.  The Imperial Treasurer  stepped forward. Light blazed  from the golden mask and the  great golden key upon his  breast.  "See that he is well paid," said  the Emperor.  Then the Emperor raised his  left hand. The Imperial  Executioner stepped from the  shadows. The blank iron mask  reflected no light at all.  "Cut out his tongue,"said the  Emperor.  Hockey league starts up  Coast News, October 30,1979  After two weeks of  organizational exhibition  games, it appears that the  fledgling Hockey League is  everything it was expected to  be. While some players  obviously prefer the slam-bang  style of hard hitting hockey, it  seems that the high scoring and  fast paced, non-hitting format  is agreeing with fans and  players alike. Games have been  competitive in most cases and  will certainly get better as  players become accustomed to  one another, and teams have  the opportunity to practice  together. The ex-juveniles have  added a great deal of speed and  enthusiasm to the League,  while the older players offer a  good balance and added  experience to the various  teams.  It appears that the League  will begin with five teams of  approximately 14 players per  team. However, should any  teams falter due to lack of  participation, then Ihe League  will adopt the original four  team concept. Certainly there  are plenty of available players  for the full five team loop, so it  is hoped the League will survive  the full season with all five  teams intact.  A most important concept of  the League is the sponsorship  of the five clubs; to date three of  the teams have been  sponsored...many players from  the "old" Roberts Creek team  have returned to play for "The  Creek" with the Elphinstone  Recreation Association and  Ernie Fossett sponsoring our  blue team. A young team made  up of primarily ex-juveniles will  be sponsored by Anderson  Reality; they will be the  "Anderson A's" and be wearing  the white jerseys. The core of  the old Wakefield team has  remained intact with some new  young faces from the juvenile  ranks; this team is sponsored  by Cliff Lindsay, and for this  Carefree gardening *���  year will be the "Cozy Court  Bruins" until the new Motor  Hotel becomes a reality. The  Bruins will be in the famous  Boston black. Gibsons is still  waiting confirmation from its  sponsor, so will be "just"  Gibsons, but will be visible this  season in Minnesota green  uniforms. The final team is also  still unsponsored and is  representative of the whole  Peninsula, but will begin the  season wearing Chicago red  uniforms. This team is  tentatively being sponsored by  Crown Zellerback and will be  the "Crowns" until confirmed.  So five teams begin a 24  game schedule, for four playoff spots...and should an  amalgamation take place, four  teams will battle for three playoff spots! Games can be seen  any Thursday evening  starting at 8:00 p.m. Saturdays  beginning at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00  p.m. and Sunday evening at  6:30 p.m. A silver collection  would be appreciated.  A schedule of games for the  first week of League action  follows:  Saturday: November 3  7:00 p.m.  "The Creek"  Wednesday: October 31  9:30 p.m. 'practice  "Crowns"  and  "Crowns"  9:00 p.m.  "Crowns"  vs  "A's"  Thursday: November 1  8:00 p.m.  Cozy Court "Bruins"  Cozy Court "Bruins  Sunday: November 4  6:30 p.m.  Gibsons  vs  Gibsons  vs  The Creek"  jSuncousl  .Power &  mmmsfm*. em**!)/*  Tel. 885-9626 f  ltd. Cowrie St. Sechelt'  "The Chain Saw Centre"  Homelite ��� Pioneer - Husquarna - Poulan  y  "< Stihl - Oregon Saw Chains  . vm\i      Splitting Mauls, Splittion Wedges,  > Axes, Fallers Supplies, Chains,  Bars, accessories  j-a-ti    Mercury Outboards J  Vi & Mercruisers  Toro and Case Mowers & Tractors  m*ef\t> ***m\'' **tm*> *>*\%��� ���**m\r" *m*Jm***lm*ll*n  by Sandy Loam \  This lazy gardener has  definitely lost interest in the  whole works for 1979. I  gathered up all my geranium  tubs "as were" and tossed them  into the dry shed as the  Monsoon was starting. There I  wiil allow them to dry out. I will  cut back the tops and roots and  repot when I feel like it,  probably on the first sunny day  or when the deluge lets up a bit.  Geraniums rot in rainy weather  although they can stand a fair  amount of cold. When I do the  re-potting I will dump the old  soil on any section of the  garden in need of fattening. If  wintering geraniums indoors,  remember to use very little  Juried Art Show  View 1 will be the first annual  juried show at the Arts Centre  in Sechelt. This is a particularly  important exhibit as it will, for  the first time in the Arts Centre,  give the Arts Council and the  public in general a view of  many of our artists work from  the Sunshine Coast.  Media included in our show  will be painting, drawing,  prints, photography, sculpture,  and multi-media.  As this article is being  written and read, we do not yet  know which artists will be  showing as they will be selected  on Saturday, November 3 by  the curator of the U.B.C. Fine  Arts Gallery, Glenn Allison,  To participate one should  bring artwork ready to hang  and labelled'with name, phone,  title and media to St. Hilda's  Anglican Church Hall in  Sechelt on Saturday, November 3 between 9:00 a.m. and  11:00 a.m. Fee is $5.00 for up to  three works of art.  The exhibit begins on  Tuesday, November 6 and runs  through to Friday, November  23. There will be an opening  night preview Monday,  November 5, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30  p.m. and everyone is welcome.  water. They are resting.  Houseplants require less water  in winter as well. The shorter  hours of daylight seem to slow  everything down, most  certainly including writers.  In the garden sweep all the  fallen leaves loosely over your  gardens clustering them in  bunches around roses and  specially favoured goodies as a  winter blanket.  Bulb forcing is fun for this  time of year. Take an attractive  large bowl or casserole dish and  stuff it full of all kinds of bulbs  in layers if you want with  dampened potting soil. Place in  a large brown grocery bag to  keep dark and leave in a cold  shed or garage for six to eight  weeks,; watering only  occasionally and lightly. When  the shoots are about an inch  high remove the bag and as  they turn green bring into a  warmer atmosphere and water  more frequently. Finally place  in full light and enjoy the  earliest of Spring blooms on  your coffee table in January  when you need them. 'Vj  Right now, in the thick of the  early Monsoon, kelp and  seaweed are coming up on the  beaches in great gobs. The time  to get it is at low tide just after a  storm while it is still clean and  pure and before it gets  cluttered up with too much  cedar bark. Bring it home in  boxes, garbage pails and bags.  Don't worry about the salt as  the rain will wash most of it  away. You can mince it up if  you have a mincer; you can  leave it on a compost heap or  toss it right on the garden as is.'  It is marvellous fertilizer and  many prairie people would give  their bicuspids for such a  bonanza as we take for granted.  If done now, this stuff will be all  nicely broken down by Spring  when it can be dug in. This  advice is for eager beavers and  for people who are fond of  Winter beaches in general.  If I see or can think of any  crackerjack gardening ideas  over the Winter I will write a  column or two but otherwise I  intend to assume the foetal  position in a corner somewhere  and devote my time to doing  interesting and creative things  with flat rocks and clay. 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Coast News, October 30,1979  On becoming a Rover  Ramblings of a Rover  by Dee Cee  To tell you the honest truth I  was glad when we cast oil the  mooring lines and got to hell  out of Port Said. Not only had  the trip to the House of All  Nations turned out to be a  fiasco but my shipmates in the  fo'c'sle ribbed me unmercifully  over my hasty departure from  Ihat den of iniquity. Worse,  Ihcy intimated that I was  miscast in my role as Saloon  Boy First Class, that I should  have taken a job as a cabin boy  as it was a well known fact,  according to ihem, that all thc  cabin stewards or "bedroom  boys" as they were called were  nothing but a bunch of  "queers". Looking back on it  now I have to admit that there  might have been some truth in  that assertion as I recall that  some of them were definitely  effeminate in their ways and  could have been members of  the lavender set or, as they  choose to call themselves  today, "gays". Be that as it may,  I resisted all efforts on my coworkers' part to get me to go  with them on a successive night  to another well known brothel,  the Sphinx, which was reputed  to have even more girls and a  better selection that the House  of All Nations. That  "exhibition" business had really  thrown me off as far as the  opposite sex was concerned  and it was quite some time  before I regained my sense of  perspective. The old biological  urge was definitely still there  but somehow I managed to  keep it under control.  We passed through the Suez  Canal without mishap and our  next stop was Port Sudan,  almost midway down the Red  Sea coast. Previous to our  arrival there had been some  trouble in the Sudan so, as it  came out later, we were ordered  to stand by till the arrival ofa  British warship. I guess it was  just a question of "showing the  flag" until such time as a ship  better equipped to handle such  affairs couid show up.  The harbour being very  shallow, we dropped anchor  about half a mile out. Strangely  enough, in spite of this  rumoured trouble, shore leave  was permissable, not only for  the passengers but for the crew  as well. So the following  afternoon I went ashore, along  with some of thc other stewards  and a few of the sailors, in a  ship's lifeboat to see the sights.  The town itself, at that time,  was quite some distance from  the docks and it was  blisteringly hot. I am sure it  must have been over 100  degrees F. in the shade, if one  could find any! My companions took off almosi  immediately, whether to find a  place to quaff some cold beer  or io look for females I am not  sure, but I chose to remain  behind and explore the  beaches. My main objective  was to collect some sea shells to  take home to my Mother and  sister and that certainly wasn't  a difficult task as they were  there in profusion, scattered  along the shoreline, some of the  most beautiful shells I had ever  seen and so unlike the cockles,  mussels and winkles of the  Kentish coast.  I was wearing only a cotton  shirt, white duck trousers, a  pair of light shoes (no socks),  and, of course, my cap for fear  of sunstroke, but soon the  perspiration was running off  me in rivulets. God was it ever  hot and the sea looked so cool  and inviting that as soon as I  got around a bend I decided to  go for a swim although I had no  swim trunks, just the cotton  shorts I was wearing. The sea  was as warm as milk but oh so  refreshing! No sooner was I out  and had gathered a few more  shells than I was back in again.  I was a good swimmer and, as I  have said before, in excellent  shape so I really enjoyed myself  swimming out quite some  distance from shore using the  breast stroke and then  practising my adaptation of the  Australian crawl on the return  to the beach. All in all I must  have been in about eight or ten  times.  Shore leave for the Steward's  Department was up at 4:00  p.m. so, with the exception of  two missing, we assembled on  the dock to await the arrival of  the lifeboat. Once more it had  been noticed that I had  absented myself from the  crowd so they, with quite a few  pints under their belts, started  on me again. They crudely and  jokingly asked me if I had  found a black boy to  accommodate me or whether I  had had a date with "Miss Five  Fingers". I kept my cool but  when they asked me point  blank where and how I had  spent the afternoon I just  simply, as I thought, said I had  been in swimming. If I had  dropped a hand grenade or a  high explosive into the boat it  could not have had more effect!  All banter ceased and they  looked at me with incredulous  amazement. "In swimming?  Good Lord Almighty, are you  plain off your rocker or has the  hot sun melted what was left of  your brains?" I must have been  dense not to sense right away  that something definitely was  wrong but it wasn't until the  Second Officer, who was in  charge of the lifeboat,  questioned me that I came to  realize that this was indeed a  serious business and not  something to be dismissed  lightly. According to him, and  also to my mates, the waters of  Port Sudan were the most  dangerous in the whole of the  Red Sea, either to swim in or  accidentally fall in, as they were  teeming with sharks and  hungry ones at that! They were,  according to all reports, so  numerous and bold that many  times in the past they had come  into quite shallow waters and  picked off some native woman  or girl who was in the act of  pounding clothes clean on the  rocks.  When we got back to the ship  1 hadn't even changed into my  working clothes before the  word got around and heads  Country Stars  judge the costumes and found it  a most difficult task. Square  dancing is fun. Join us.  Here's to happy dancing.  It's a question who's more delighted, the student or the teacher. This picture was taken  at Gibsons Pool during a session for Handicapped youngsters sponsored by the  Gibsons Lions Club.  were thrust curiously into our  quarters in the fo'c'sle to take a  look at that crazy, dimwitted  Saloon Boy who had gone  swimming in, of all places, the  waters of Port Sudan! Whether  it was my imagination or not I  thought I could detect, among  the passengers in the saloon  that night at dinner, a few  covert glances in my direction,  so apparently word had  reached them too of my  foolhardy act. It is said that  God looks after drunks and  fools���who knows, perhaps  there is a great deal of truth in  some of these old sayings,  I do know, however, that thc  fact of the shark danger  definitely registered on me, not  that night but the next when  once more we went ashore in  one of the ship's lifeboats. We  had no sooner left the ship and  were being rowed in the  direction of the shore when I,  seated in the stern, happened to  look over the side and there,  almost under the boat and  starkly phosphorescent in the  dark waters, were five sinister,  grey ghosts, eighteen to twenty  feet long, which followed us all  the way until we reached really  shallow water. They were there  waiting for us when we  returned around midnight and  they trailed us right up to the  gangway that was slung over  the side of the Norman Castle.  There were many Tramps  and Country Bumpkins  kicking up their heels in the  Roberts Creek Gymnasium on  Friday, October 26 as the  Country Stars Square Dance  Club had a Halloween "Hard  Times" Dance.  There were Skeletons and  Pumpkins, games and prizes,  and the ladies provided  delicious food which all went  into making this evening a  huge success. Brought back  memories of when we square  danced in thc old Hopkins  Hall. Visitors were asked to  Not only that night hut again  on successive nights they were  reported by passengers and  crew alike as being ever  present. Always five of them.  Whether they were the same  five or not it is impossible, of  course, to state positively, but I  wondered and have often  wondered since if they were  perhaps looking for that naive  and crazy Saloon Boy First  Class!  K  uccaneer  Marina 6? Resort Ltd.  Secret Cove, R.R. 1    Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Now is the time to think about correcting those J  problems which you noticed last summer for trouble J  free boating in 1980. J  Our new fully equipped shop is available now for 9  winter repair service. Have your repairs done now and j  �� avoid the spring rush. O.M.C and Mercruiser stern drive J  ^ and outboard repair. ��  \]^mTmPMmi^M,m,mmmP^r}^M\  SEASIDE PLUMBING LTD.  North Rd., Gibsons 886-7017  Box 1160, Gibsons  Bus. 886-8151       Res. 886-7669  Would Like To Congratulate  John Kavanagh And Amco Marketing  On The Completion Of The  Cedar Plaza  We Would Also Like To Extend  Our Congratulations To  Campbells Variety  The Meat Market  Magic Mushroom  The Crown Of Glory  Bob Reid  Maxwell's Pharmacy  Elite Travel  Sunshine Flowers  Jim Drummond  Trevor Neate  The Great Canadian Dough Factory  And Wish You All The Best Of Luck  MOfOrCraiT. I  Pd never leave here tor parts unknown.  When you find the right road tolhe right  place, you stick with it. When you find the  right parts for the job, you stick with them.  Motorcraft parts are the right  road to take for first-quality  maintenance and repairs,  whatever major make of car or  truck you're working on.  Motorcraft can also supply  you with something just as  important as dependable parts-dependable  service. With a network of over 800 Ford or  Mercury dealers and Motorcraft wholesalers on  *,,_.!_ ��-������   the spot just about everywhere,  MOtDfCKHIGl    you'll get what you need to  get on with the job.  First-quality parts backed  by first-quality service. That's   ___    Motorcraft, and that's why we're  'IT'MT'II 1*11111*14  a ,0U8h name in ,he5,e parts  SOUTH COAST FOItll  SALES LI ���     S8S-32S1  1326 Wharf Rd., Box 1759,  Sechelt, B.C. �����*���  In Christ's service  The value of prayer  ..��    by Rev. George W. Inglis  ;. Sunshine Coast  1 United Churches  : f Prayer is becoming in scarce  'supply in an energy conscious,  /-���sophisticated, tongue-in-cheek  j; world.  ��j The old fashioned prayer  ^meeting, which used to be a  I weekly or twice-weekly event in  | every village and town church  'g across the nation, has become a  ' I' museum piece. In fact, so have  . many of the village and town  , churches, but the prayer  :   meetings vanished before the  steeples.  .:��    Those who remain in "old-  ;   fashioned" communities where  such prayer meetings are still  :   being   held   should   count  :., themselves    very   fortunate,  ��� indeed, and should hang on to  j   them   with   everything  they  possess. They are a way of  plugging in to the greatest  sources of energy and power in  the   world���the   energy  and  power which created the world,  and through  which "are all  things". (Rom. 11:36b).  '���r-   There was probably no time  jj in the history of the English  ,' speaking world when prayer  j was more needed than today���  'except for the days in 18th  f, century Great Britain when a  ji five-foot-two Anglican priest  ���'named John Wesley set the  ''oppressed,  malnourished,  l dejected and hopeless populace  . | on fire with the flame of prayer.  y He lit a flame that has never  I j fully been extinguished, by his  .' - example and teaching, and his  /' "societies", which have since  '. burgeoned into a powerful and  ;. useful   world   church,   were  ,., founded on prayer.  ' Jj    Wesley, riding on horseback,  '.",singlehandedly, established  j 3 these prayer societies all over  ���'England   and   Ireland,   and  '. infused thc dejected millions of  : ���' people with a new life and hope  | that may very well have been  ���i.the spiritual bond that kept the  island nations healthy enough  ;o  recover  from  a  malaise  hich was gripping the people  n a fever of hopelessness that  hey were trying unsuccessfully  io shed by cheap gin and beer.  Wesley  took the attitude,  ^vhich appears to be biblically  sound, that a successful prayer  |ifc   is   encouraged   and  trengthened  by  being right  ith God, and this entailed a  ifc of service to God, along  ith much prayer and worship.  (This  also  entailed  sobriety,  ince   he   maintained   it   is  impossible to worship God  sincerely and reverently when  the brain was addled with  strong drink. It also entailed  good living habits, since a  home or chapel prayer service  before work was an assurance  of a day that started a person  off right with the Lord.  Wesleyans were encouraged  to study scripture earnestly,  and to preface their personal  prayers with scripture readings,  as they did in their public  prayer meetings. They were  encouraged to focus on service  to others, and to upright living  in their prayers, asking for  guidance and strength to do  these things, in their prayers.  Their societies, under this  therapy of prayer���prayerful  life, and prayerful service���  flourished and the members  gained a confidence and  acceptance which had never  been possible to them before.  Drunken Cornish coal miners  became leading citizens of their  towns and villages, and the  same magical transition took  place wherever the Wesley  magic touched.  Looking back in retrospect,  it is only fair to admit that  prayer never had a better  theatre of operations. The  people had been oppressed,  starved, beaten and abused to  the point of no return���they  were so far down that anything  would have been an improvement!  Nevertheless, under Wesley's  guidance and teaching, the  prayer meetings became the  focal point of their lives, and  almost immediately they began  to pay off in a way that they  could relate to���with joy and  the confidence that comes in  having a sure and certain hope.  Even if it was a reformation  that was born out of despair, its  effect was magical and so  transforming that a member of  a Wesleyan society could very  soon be picked out by his or her  behavior, rooted in the power  of prayer.  Unfortunately, in today's  affluent society we do not have  that fine edge of despair that  was present during the .time  when Wesley's campaign for a  life of prayer was so successful.  We also have a brittle and  cynical resistance to supernatural events which makes it  extremely difficult for us to let  go our intellectual biases and  "take it to the Lord in prayer",  to quote an old favorite hymn.  We have watched a man step  on the moon, something that  would have been an incredible  dream in Wesley's time, and we  have filled the highways of  space with extra-terrestrial  meterological and communications vehicles that enable us  to peer down at this frail little  globe of ours and photograph  and record its every ecological  change.  Pathetically, however, the  young men and women who are  the leaders of tomorrow seem  to be increasingly skeptical  about a force for good which  can be summoned into being by  the simple device of prayer.  With all of these fantastic  technological advances which  have taken us from the model T  Ford to the miracles of  rocketry in three score years���  the span of one man's life, more  or less��� we have lost the most  precious asset to a community's life, the prayer meeting,  and even prayer itself.  In its place we have  meditation programs, Seren-  dipidity groups, Transactional  Analysis, contact sessions, and  many other ways of expanding  the consciousness, including  drugs and alcohol and other  chemical methods of getting  away from it all.  There is little doubt that  some of these programs or  devices do have a therapeutic  effect, but the long term effect  is to move the participant into a  greater self consciousness and a  lesser God consciousness.  There is only one way  advocated in scripture to  communicate with God, and  that is through prayer.  There was only one way that  our Lord Jesus, when he  walked this earth, kept in close  link with God, and that was  through prayer. He prayed  early in the morning, late at  night, and sometimes all night,  we are told; he prayed before  undertaking ventures, and after  he had worked mighty works  and healings in his Father's  name.  He prayed in love, in praise,  in humility and in hope, and he  told us that we should pray that  way too.  What a pity we have, many  of us, forgotten how to take the  full benefits from this most  precious giftl  Coast News, October 30,1979  11.  VLJISSIFIFDJW5  It was a rainy autumn day  [that welcomed the meeting of  ihe Women's Aglow on  )ctober 16 at Harmony Hall,  {Gibsons. The rain, however,  lidn't dampen the enthusiasm  jf the ladies who met for a  Zfdclicious lunch of soup and  '.���sandwiches and warm  : fellowship with each other.  :�� It was the 1st Anniversary of  .rrthe Women's Aglow in  . ^Gibsons and we were delighted  ' Jto have as our guest speaker thc  'resident of the Mainland Area  loard, Elsie Sperling. We were  ilso blessed to have Vanessa  Pace minister to us in song.  We would like to extend a  warm invitation to ladies of all  ages to attend our next meeting  on November 20 at 11:30 a.m. in  Harmony   Hall.   Our   guest  speaker will be Sister Aquina, a  Catholic  nun  from  Grande  Prairie, Alberta. Lunch will be  served and a babysitter will be  available. Please phone 886-  7426 or 885-3356.  "For God so loved the world  that he gave his only Son,  that whoever believes in him  should not perish but have  eternal   life."  I  ��*  British Columbia Buildings Corporation  ���9570 Canada Way. Burnaby. B.C. VSG 1J7 /  Telephone (604) 430-1281 / Telex 04-354S25  INVITATION TO TENDER  SEALED TENDERS, marked PROJECT #TS-79-  215(M)���Addition and Alterations at Highway #101,  Gibsons, B.C., for the Ministry of Transportation,  Communications and Highways, will be received up  to 3:00 p.m. local time November 7,1979 and those  available at that time will be opened in public at  British Columbia Buildings Corporation, 4570  Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C.  Plans, specifications and other tendering  documents may be obtained at the above address  alter 9:00 a.m., October 24,1979.  Plans and specifications may also be examined at  Amalgamated Construction Association.of B.C.,  2675 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C., and 7503���6th  Street, Burnaby, B.C., and also at Construction Plan  Services, 3785 Myrtle, Burnaby, B.C.  General enquiries for technical information shall  be directed to Raymond Khong, 430-1261, Local 31.  On site visit will be conducted by Archie  Maclntyre, on October 30,1979 at 12:00 p.m. Phone  Gibsons, 886-2384.  Tenders must be filed on the forms provided, in  sealed, clearly marked envelopes.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted. .   ROMAN CATHOLIC  SERVICES  Rev. Angelo De Pompa,  Parish Priest  Times of Masses  Saturday, 5:00 p.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons  Regular Sunday Masses  9:00 a.m. Our Lady or Lourdes  Church, Sechelt  Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family  Church, Sechelt  12:00 noon St. Mary's Church,  Gibsons  Confessions before Mass  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  Women's Aglow Fellowship  The prize is $10 for the correct location of the above  this week. The prize will go to the first correct entry  pulled from the barrel. Send your entries to the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons. There was no winner last  week.  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service -11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 6 p.m.  Bible Study - Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin  Sunday 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Home Bible Study  Call Pastor Ted Boodle  816-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated wilh the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  Davis Bay-St. John's United  Worship, Sunday 9:30 a.m.  Study Session  Thursday, 2:30 p.m.  Gibsons-Gibsons United  Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.  Sunday Worship, 11:00 a.m.  Study Session  Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.  Prayer and Share  Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.  Pastor  The Rev. George W. Inglis,mi.  Phone 886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.. 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 11 a.m.  St. John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Dricberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  i\ Church Services  -/*%-,  NOTICE BOARD  OFFER FOR VEHICLE  OFFERS:  Plainly marked on the envelope "Offer on P.T.  #91" will be received by the undersigned up to 2:00  p.m., November 22, 1979 for the following which  may or may not be complete, and located "as is and  where is" at the Ministry of Transportation,  Communications and Highways, Madeira Park  maintenance yard, B.C.  1969 Chrysler  Colour: black  Serial No. CE23G9C299327  This unit has been declared "not roadworthy" and  as such may be moved on the highway by  commercial tow only.  Licence and registration are not included.  To view or for further information contact Mr. T.M.  Forsyth, District Highways Manager, Ministry of  Transportation, Communications and Highways,  Box 740, Gibsons, B.C., telephone 886-2294.  Offers must be accompanied by a certified  cheque or money order made payable to the  Minister of Finance for 10% of the bid. If the  successful bidder subsequently withdraws his offer,  the 10% payment shall be liable to forfeiture.  The highest or any offer will not necessarily be  accepted, but the bearer of a successful bid will be  required to pay the 4% S.S. tax.  A.W. Charlton, CHAIRMAN  Purchasing Commission  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C.  V8V 1T8  Bridge al Sunahlne Com Golf Club  Games will be held the lint and third Tuesdays ol each month  at the Qoll Club, starting promptly al 7:30 p.m.  Gibsons Hospital Aualllaiy  Aloha Buffet  Qlbsons United Church Hall  November 16,1979,11:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.. $3.75 each  Anglican Chihlmaa Baiaar  Saturday, November 3, 2:X - 4:00 p.m., Anglican Christmas'  Bazaar. SI. Bans at the Legion Hall, Qibsons. St. Adiana at Ihe  Community Hall, Roberts Creek. Door prizes and much more.  Adults 754  Children 35��  Early Bird Christmas Boutique  Roberts Creek Hospital  Auxiliary "Early  Bird Christmas  Boutique". Roberts Creek Community Hall, November 10.2 - 4  p.m. Qlfts. Prizes, Tea. M6  SUNSHINE LAPIDARY t, CRAFTS CLUB  Club meets 1st Wedneeday every month at 7:30 p.m. For information phone 865-2375 or 866*920*1. tin  Pender Harbour Lferary  Durlng October, November and December, single memberships  will be S1 and lamily memberships will be 11.50.  T.F.N.  Sumhlne Coasl Ana Council  Regular meeting 3rd Tuesday of every month al 7:30 p.m. at the  Arts Center In Sechell. tfn  Country Sian Square Dance Club  Dancing every Friday nighl 8 - tl at Ihe Roberts Creek  Elementary School. 885-8027.  ELPHINSTONE AERIAL CLUB  Meeting every second Wedneeday ol Ihe month at 8 p.m.. at the Wilson Creek Club House.  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  Meet every Thursday at 10:00 a.m  Everyone welcome. For registration phone 885-9386  ROBERTSCREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday-Roberts Creek Hospital Auafliary   11 am  SI.Aldan's Hall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1-3 p.m Thrill Shop, Gibson: United Church base,  ment.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday In Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For Information call 866*  9569or 886*9037.  BARGAIN BARN  The Bargain Barn of the Ponder Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary  Is open on Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 1:00 until  3:30. T.F.N.  SWAP MEET AND CRAFT FAIR  First Salurday ol every month al Madeira Park Community Halt,  10.00a.m. lo 3.00 p.m. Call 8634256 or 6834075 lor table bookings  or arrive before 10.00e.rn.  Tope B.C. 576 Gfceono  Tops B.C. 576 Qlbaona will now meet In the Athletic Hall at  Armors Baach, Lower Qlbsons, Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.  SUNSHINE   COAST  NAVY  LEAGUE  OF   CANADA  Cadets and Wrenettes ages 10 to 13 will again meet Tuesday  nights. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., United Church Hall, Gibaons. New  recruits welcomed.  Women'e Aglow Fetlowahlp Meeting  Every third Tuesday ol tne month al Harmony Hall In Gibsons.  Babysitting available. Phone 866-9774. Ladles ol all agea  welcome. Transportation available. For more Informalion phone  666-7425 or 685-3366.  **<FII*-,I  |   j        686-7'  TffifflOTftty���.ffln  RESIDENTIAL  REHABILITATION  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAMME  Federal funds are still available to homeowners  and landlords to improve your housing unit. All  resident homeowners are eligible for a R.R.A.P. loan  of up to $10,000 depending on cost of eligible  repairs.  SAMPLE  Ad|uittd  Income  $ 6,000 or less  $ 7.000  $ 8,000  $ 9,000  $10,000  $11,000  Maximum  Grant  Term ol  Residence  $ 3,750 After 5 yrs. no repayment  $ 3,000 After 4 yrs. no repayment  $ 2,250 After 3 yrs. no repayment  $ 1,500 After 2 yrs. no repayment  $  750 After 1 yr. no repayment  $     0 No payment  If you live in the Village of Gibsons and your home  requires major or minor repairs such as;  foundations, wiring, plumbing, insulation, roofing,  inside storm windows, gutters, etc., please call the  Village of Gibsons office at 886-2274 and ask for the  R.R.A.P. Co-ordinator.  ��  I.R. Jones  R.R.A.P. Co-ordinator  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  REFERENDUM  NOVEMBER 17,1979  CONTINUANCE OF WEEKLY  GARBAGE COLLECTION  QUESTION  BY-LAW NO. 201,1979  A by-law to authorize a submission to the electors  within the specified areas of the Sunshine Coast.  Regional District, as defined under the "Sechelt  Garbage Disposal Special Area By-Law No. 10,  1967" and the "West Howe Sound Garbage  Disposal Special Service Area By-Law No. 11,1967"  on the question of continuing Weekly Garbage  Collection.  WHEREAS the Regional Board of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District has been requested to  establish the need for the collection of garbage on a  weekly basis within its garbage disposal special  service areas;  Take notice that the above is a synopsis of a by-'  law that may be inspected at the Regional District  offices during office hours, namely Monday to  Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday and  Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., and that the synopsis is  not intended to be and is not deemed to be an  interpretation of the by-law.  The vote will be taken at:  Halfmoon Bay Elementary School  West Sechelt Elementary School  Davis Bay Elementary School  Roberts Creek Elementary School  Cedar Grove Elementary School  Langdale Elementary School  on the 17th day of November, 1979 between the  hours of eight (8) o'clock in the forenoon and eight  (8) o'clock in the afternoon and that M.B. Phelan has  been appointed Returning Officer for the purpose of  taking and recording the vote of the electors.  Subject to the exception hereinafter stated,  persons entitled to vote on this question are only  those electors whose names appear on the October,  1979 List of Electors as prepared by the Regional  District,  A person whose name does not appear on the last  certified list of electors of the Regional District is  entitled to vote if;  a) he files with the clerk or Returning Officer an  application for registration,  b) he Is the owner of real property in the area at the  date he seeks registration as an elector,  c) he is otherwise qualified to have his name entered  upon the list of electors.  The question to the Electors on the ballot will be  as follows:  "Are you in favour of the Regional District  providing:  a) No garbage collection  b) Weekly garbage collection  c) Garbage collection every two weeks?"  ALSO, take notice that an advance poll will be  held in the offices of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District, Thursday, November 15,1979, between the  hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Given under my hand this 26th day of October,  1979.  A.G. Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer  ���M ���wmAmmmmmam  mmm  Coast News, October 30,1979  DRAW NOU. 10th  ntry. Forms at all the CEDAR PLAZA Merchants  ���TO  GIFT  CERTIFICATES Great Canadian Dough Factory  MYSTERY? DRAW   Magic Mushroom  TURKEY ROYALE   The Meat Market  14" COLOUR T.V. Campbell's Dep't. Store  HAIRSTYLING   The Crown Of Glory  TRIP TO RENO &  TRIP TO LAS VEGAS Elite Travel  FLOWER  ARRANGEMENT Sunshine Flowers  FREE POSTERS Maxwell's Pharmacy  All Prize Winners Must Answer A Skill Testing Question  J  s  J Wildlife  corner  by Ian Corrance  Winter plumage  It's that time of year when  birds which were quite familiar  to us during the summer take  on their winter appearance and  look like a different species.  As an example of this, I got a  call from Mrs. Negroponte on  Gambier. She was visited by a  Hock of U.F.O.'s. From the  description she gave me it  appears that she had the  dubious pleasure of playing  host to a flock of immature  starlings in winter plumage.  I've included a picture of them  in their different outfits.  Dudley's Cat  A friend of Dudley Gerow  (the butcher at the ex Co-op),  asked if I could do a lost cat  announcement in this column.  Sure. When they were moving  the stuff out of the Co-op a few  weeks ago, Chubby, a small, all  black, female manx**--that's the  type without a tail���got into  the truck and got itself lost in  the Gibsons Bay area.  Apparently the poor wee thing  hasn't had an easy time of it.  The Gerows saw it and its  sibling being thrown out of a  car in front of their house.  Cubby survived, but the other  ended up wider than high. So if  you've seen it, or found it and  are wondering who it belongs  to, call Dudley at 886-9208.  Marsh Society meeting  The next Marsh Society  meeting will be held in the  music room at Chatelech  Junior High in Sechelt at 7:30  p.m. on Thursday, November  1. The scheduled speaker is  Rick McKelvey from' the  Canadian Wildlife Service. The  topic is going to be trumpeter  swans, so that should be of  interest to the musically  inclined.  The owling trip to the  Porpoise Bay Campsite didn't  have a very big turn out either  in people or owls���only one  call was answered, but there  were no sightings. It wasn't a  complete loss. Angus Creek  runs through the campsite and  the salmon were running up.  Odds'n ends  The most spectacular sight at  this time of year has to be the  salmon running up the creeks.  A few coho have made it up  Husdon Creek; there are some  fish below the fish ladder at  Wilson Creek; the dogs are in  Angus Creek of course, and I  went down to the Twin Creek  diversion today (Sunday) and  counted about ten fish battling  their way up.    ���  It's inspiring to watch them,  but remember not to bother  them. They've had a toygh  battle to get back to the creeks  they were born in, so give them  their day.  I haven't been in the Pender  area for a couple of weeks, so  I'm not sure what is happening  in the creeks there; if you have  any information on them, let  me know.  A couple of immature female  American wigeons were seen at  the Wilson Creek estuary so  you might keep your eyes open  if you are around there.  According to one informed  observer, we should be on the  lookout for flocks of varied  thrushes (swamp robins) now  that the snow is on the  mountain tops.  And now a passing word of  thanks to all the prehistoric  animals who gave up their lives  so that future generations  bould profit by it.  Oil the best from,  Exxon, Gulf, B.P.,  Shell, Texaco, etc.  Give me a call at 886-  2622/886-7817 or 886-9151 if  you see or think anything  interesting, ta.  Coast News, October 30,1979  13.  Deserted Bay Report  Our school is now  responsible to report  temperature readings twice per  day to the weather bureau. Our  official station with thermometers was installed this week.  Our students are responsible to  report readings promptly at  9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Trent  was this week's "weatherman*.  We noted a fall crispness in the  air with a reading of 7.5�� C on  Thursday morning.  Tuesday we experienced a  very unusual storm which we  call "The Orange Storm"  because of the brilliant colours  through the clouds and on the  water. While we were eating  dinner there was thunder and a  bolt of lightning out front on  the water. We went outside to  BTTTTTTTWTTTTTJITTTTTTTTTJTTTTT  BP.O. Box 1586  Sechelt  Phone:  885-2122 fl  |   STAR SECURITY AND PATROL   31  ���* Guard Dog Patrol *l  Patrolling: Commercial Sites  Industrial Sites  Private Residences  C Registered with the R.C.M.P., Sechelt Licensed Private  Fully Bonded and Insured Investigators  Private Consultation ��� No Fee Barbara Fox  R    All Services are Tax Deductible Anne Schulberg 3  mmm^_______________  see a big cloud from the ocean  going straight up in the air. It  was so beautiful with the sun  casting orange and dark red;  the grass was dark green. It was  like one big picture or a  painting.  Trish had a birthday this  week complete with dance and  cake to celebrate. She also got  thrown into the shower.  Respectfully submitted.  Grade 8 & 9 English Class  Moving to New Offices  As of Monday, November 5, 1979, we will be open for  business at the new Cedars Plaza, top of the centre  stairway, right above the Magic Mushroom.  Do come in to see us for all your insurance needs.  Our hours will be 9 til 5, Monday through Friday.  Inquire about our package deal on Replacement Cost  Insurance.  Ample parking at rear.  W ^Dehaveitall  I Bex 274, Qlbsons 886-7  886-7751  ^L J^   Coast Business Directory **T^  I ACCOMODATION!  e***8i*  HALFMOON BAY, B.C.  885-2232  �� Heated Pool   * Sauna  WIHTBTBIFIITOTODIB \  Fri. to Sat. 6 to 9 p.m.  Sun. 5 to 8 p.m.  Catering To Small Groups  Monday Thru Thursday  Reservations Only  Optn 7 Days For Lodge Quests  I CONTRACTING I  SUNCOAST TRUSS LTD. /s^ates  (Gibsons) 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood P.O. Box 748 i  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.C.J  885-5151     B.A.BLACKTOP LTD.  ^W. "Quality Service since 1956"  ^ *S*      Paving, Curbs, Drainage  East porpoise Bay Road Free Estimates  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complelf Instrument OOO" /111  UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP  Halkonens,  V^R.R.UKPaylBgayl^  BELLA BEACH MOTEL  ON THE BEACH AT DAVIS BAY  1 & 2 bdrm. housekeeping units  ColourT.V., Cable  II, ,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON SAO  w  CONSTRUCTION LIMITED  We specialize in:      Concrete Foundation Work and Framing  Free advice on building questions to do-It- yourself builders.  [yern K-oessler Box 888,'Sfchett. 886-2344��ngime8jg-28��d  FLOOR COVERING I  Bin installations  17 Years Experience  Commercial And Residential  Floor Coverings  *****AAtmm **m*rmmm  -    1  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  \\        P.O. 80X609  I      Sechell, B.C.  IP       VON 3A0  Bus. 885-2332  Rea. 886-770J.  BOOniEBROOK    LODGE  OCEAN BEACH ESPLANADE GOWER POINT ROAD QIBSONS, B.C.  Comfortable accomodation by the day, week  or month. 886-9033  Jmm  P.P. CONTRACTING  CUSTOM BUILT HOMES  88,5-9561  V   Halkonens,    R.R. ��1 (Davis Bay)   Sechelt, B.C.   V0N3A0  SEAVIEW CARPETS ��� CABINETS  SHOWROOM OPEN  10-6     Tues.-!3at.  886-2417        922-2017   TOLL FREE I  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale __\^  Phone 88M884     Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1, Gibsons V  BLUE SKY MOTEL  "On the waterfront at Davis Bay"  Overlooking Georgia Strait and the Islands  SLEEPING a HOUSEKEEPING UNITS  ^Colour Cablevision > Complimentary Coffee   885-9987^  I APPLIANCES I  ELECTRICAL I  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE SALES  t Parts and Service  Tuesday - Saturday 9 - 5  886-9959 Pratt Rd., Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Ret. 886-9949  I AUTOMOTIVE I  Wc specialize In Volkswagen Repairs  d^fa Eitrupran MotatB  $art0   885-9466 *honda*  and Electric Ltd.  Bill Achterberg  886-9232  HailHIEUCTMC  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRK MARLENE RD., ,_0  ROBERTSCREEK 885-5378  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30 885-9816  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.I Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreessen 888-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Sat.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  SPECIALTY MACHINE WORKS  General Machine Work and Welding  Hours 9:00 a.m.��� 7:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday Incl.  Available 28 hours a day  885-2523  I INSURANCE I  need tires?                     .  9^-o^J  (m  j.                    Come in to                     /  _____/  1     COASTAL TIRES      1  f at the S-BENDS on Highway 101    ^  Phone 886-2700                 ��J  msmm \Wm   a^Vh^a^^E    BaWl      *b^^SBS Sa^Va^V  cRthe coopeiMxS insurance  <*>     Wm-MForman   Judy Forman       jjg.^  #201 Tht POCK, Cowrie St, Stchtt    885-2438 (afterhours)  /"J\ TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS /___\  [***%.) (1965) LTD. V5��,  ^mS        Charter Helicopter Service ^***^  Box 875 886-7511 Gibsons  I MISC. SERVICES I  /(****** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND**  CRAFT SUPPLIES  SEWING NOTIONS  888-2088  Tom Flieger   Phone 886-7888  LECTRICAL  ONTRACTING  Box 214. Gibsons. B.C  VON 1VO  crest    Shopping  )ODCRAFTS* AND****)  Centre. Gibsons    886-2525       j  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.      jalrv Volen  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.      886-9597  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  GIBSONS LANES H"10,��  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & $  Saturday 7 p.m. to 11p.m.   ��  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. y|  1450 Trident Ave  PICTURE FRAMES  Custom Made  Needle Point A Specialty  885-9573 s��h*  SUPERIOR MUFFLER  Gibsons      BING'S EXHAUST LTD.     886-8213  100% Warranty on Parts and Labour  , All Exhaust Systems, Plus Dual Exhaust Conversions J  EXCAVATING I  Upholsterers  1     Serving Sunshine Coast and Vancouver  All Furniturt ���  Marine - Boat Tops  V  883-9901 or    669-6500 Local 119  Salmon For All seasons  Marcel     Fishing Charters  Reasonable Rates  2^U  I PAINTING I  Economy auto parts bid.  Automobile. Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    88S-SI8I  I CABINETS I  SUNSHINE    KITCHENS  Tab/net^ remodelling  ��� Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-9411  \J3PEN SAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  Asphalt paving, machine laid interlocking paving stones.  Terms arranged.       (112)  J.B.EXCAVATINQ 886-9031 ^  Water, sewer, drainage Installation  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing ���g  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  885-9973     Port Mellon to Ole's Cove     886-2938  Commercial Containers Available  f        Terry Connor  880-7040 I   PAINTING CONTRACTOi  BaxO-iO. Gibsons. U.C.  I RESTAURANTS I  23SS.  Quality Farm 6 Garden Supply Ltd. -  * Feed * Fencing    {JJ,���  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer   J�����-  s��Avi��u/ GAa&��iMs  Chinese 8 Western Food        Licensed Premises  Weekdays 11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.    Sunday 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Friday & Saturday 11:30 a.m. -11:00 p.m.   Lower Qlbsons        886-9219    Take Out Available  DANS BACKHOE  Daniel T. Johnson  m  Septic Tanks, Ditches, Excavations Sand & Gravel  ^Phone 886-8003 P.O. Box 1429 Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VQ^  Concord Carpet Care  885-2533  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE  IGIBSONS-SECHELT-PENDER  R HARBOUR J  \m_____m  P���ND���R HARBOUR restaurant  CANADIAN AND CHINESE FOOD  Madeira Park Shopping Centre  Eat in 8 Weekdays     11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Take out Friday & Sat. 11:30 a.m. - IkOO p.m.  883-2413     Sunday 4:00 p.m. - K)0 p.m.^  Cfc  ���   ���  mmmm, -^m^mmmmmmm *,���.., ^.-. m .   m. .   .^^^.-. mmmmmwmmmmmmmmmm  MMMIHHi  Coast News, October 30,1979  Phone the Coast News  for this free service  obUuoflc/  Gulberl; John S., passed away of a  heart attack un October 23 at 7:55  p.m. at Lions Cote Hospital. There  will be no sen iee and no flowers by  his own request. A fund wdl be  established in Ins name at the  Vancouver City Savings Credit  Union, I54X Marine Drive, West  Vancouver, to assist young tennis  players. He is survived hy his wile  Colette and daughter Monique.  Welsh: Elsie Lorna I nee Russell) of  Burnaby, H.C, passed away  suddenly on October 19, 1979,  aged 74 years. She is survived by  her loving lamily, daughter, Rose-  Marie Wilson of Little Fort, B.C.;  s.ui Frank of Delta; 3  grandchildren and 2 great  grandchildren. Memorial service, 7  p.m. Thursday, October 25, in the  Boal Chapel, 1505 Lilloet Rd.,  Norlh Vancouver. Cremation. In  lieu of tlowers, donations to the  Cancer Society would be  appreciated. Arrangements  through the Memorial Society of  B.C, and First Memorial Services.  Course: passed away October 23,  1479, Rodney William Course late  of Madeira Park in his 89th year.  Survived by his loving wife  Winnifred, 2 sons, William and  Kenneth, 5 grandchildren, 1 great  grandson and 3 sisters, Mr. Course  was a veteran of both world wars  and was a Viny veteran. Funeral  service was held Friday, October  26 a! St. Andrews Anglican  Church, I'ender Harbour.  Reverend J. Peatkau officiated.  Interment Forest View Cemetery.  Remembrance Donation to St.  Andrews Church appreciated.  Devlin Funeral Home Directors.  ���announcement/  Fireworks Display!  Madeira Park Elementary School  on October 31 al 7:30 p.m. Free  ' refreshments for thc kids. Tea &  coffe for adults. Sponsored by Ihe  Pender Harbour Volunteer Fire  Dept. /M #44  Transcendental Meditation  program (TM) as taught by  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi  Personal and private instruc  tion. 886*7988.  tfn  sage:  the Gospel mes-  i about the coming  of The Lord Jesus to  commence The Kingdom ol God in Jerusalem soon: Free: Write  Ask, Box6012, Edmonton. T5B 4K5.  CATERING  The Royal Canadian Legion  Branch 109. Gibsons  Ladies Auxiliary  Cater To  Weddings And Banquets Etc.  At The Location  Ol Your Choice  886-2411  Baha'i Filth. For information  write Box 404, Gibsons, or phone  886*2078.  Alcoholics Anonymous 886-8089  T.F.N.  Stockwell: passed away October  23, 1979, Dorothy Hazel  Stockwell, late of Sechelt in her  67th year. Survived by her loving  husband Herb, I daughter Karen  Cormons, 2 sons Ray and Jim, 8  grandchildren, 3 brothers, Ray,  Ted and Stewart Meeris, Red Deer,  Alberta, 3 sisters, Millie Eastman,  Calgary, May Gray, Bawlf,  Alberta and Alberta Prendergast,  Silvan Lake, Alberta. Service was  held Friday, October 26 at the  Bethel Baptist Church, Sechelt.  Pastor Fred Napora officiated.  Cremation. Remembrance  donations to St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliaries or to the Canadian  Cancer Society. Devlin Funeral  Home Directors.  ���announcement/  Women's Ice Hockey!  Wednesday, 10 to 11. $2.50 per  session.   No  experience needed.  Just for fun and exercise. 886-9095.  ��44  Quiltmaker engaged in a study of  early quilts, tapestries,  embroideries, lace, pioneer  clothing, dolls and costumes  would appreciate the opportunity  to see and photograph any  interesting items of this nature  which you may have. Call Lyn,  885-9210.  *nn> tr*Atmrt> <r����w�� irv^tva,  |&tttt gnttqueal  I    FABRIC SALE i  I       All Fabrics     3  3 $2.00/$3.00tfdi  1     Thurs. Fri. & Sat.   C  3 Ob   Hwy. 101 f  vrrs&^zrr*v&a* vG%&i*mix<r*ii  hri Day Workshop:  FRENCH  CONVERSATION  with Peter Hauke on  Nov. 10, Saturday, 9:30  a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in  Elphinstone Conference Room 32.  Perfect your conversational skills in  good company.  Fee $10. Registration:  885-3512, Continuing  Education.  Our Roots  Are Down  we ��re not  But  We Will Be  Closed For  OCL 280118001  ftnUnili  runtv  Sechelt  885-3818  wwcJttws;  -ti-H-D-  Gibsons Legion Branch *109  A     Presents    Jj  *   AFTER GLO  2 Nov. & 3 Nov.      9 p.m. -1 a.m.  Lunches available:  11-6 p.m. Monday - Saturday  Friday, Saturday also 9 p.m. -12:30 a.m  rff-tt-twt-twrtt-tt-tt'a'n-wt*-'  Notice To Our Customers  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS  (Gibsons Ltd.)  WillNowBeOperatingUnderTheNameOf  SUNCOAST TRUSS LTD.  The Name la Different  But The People And Service Are The Same  886-7318 Box 748. Gibsons, B.C.  If someone in your  family has a drinking  problem, you can see  what   it   is  doing  to  them.   Can  you   see  what it is doing to you?  Al Anon can help.  Phone: 886-9037  . 886-2596  886-8228 TFN  oppoilunUlc/  Solar Energy: information, design,  products, consultation. Tri-  Energy technique. 1540D, Hwy. 97  S., Kelowna. VIZ 1A8. 769-3080.  #45  Income Tax preparation service in  the Sechelt area. Excellent profit  for the properly qualified person.  Please send all enquiries to S.  Brennan, Box 745, Sechelt, B.C.  T.F.N.  limber wanted: Fir. hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  D&O Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886*7896 nr 886*7700. tfn  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L4K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creek   tfti  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032. tfn  18" front to back double stainless  steel sink. 2 solid core doors.  Remant T & G Cedar. 1 - 9'xl6'  carpet. 886-7289. #45  Older small dump truck for Roust-  A-Bout off Highway. Mechanically OK. 886-2887. T.F.N.  Are you tired of searching a  ready-to-wear rack looking for  what you never find? Then  treat yourself to a made-to-  measure outfit, for men or  ladies. Speciality ��� formal  wear. Also alterations, designed and assembled by a  qualified European tailoress  (formerly of Hamburg Tailors  Inc., Germany). By appointment. 886-2415. tfn  WANTED  Tenders for portable  Kiwanis Club House.  Located   on   Kiwanis  Way, off North Road.  Terms: Cash  Mall Bids To:  Box 815, Gibsons, B.C.  Tenders close Nov.  15,  1979. For further  information phone  886-7896.  V.H.F. Two-way Radio sales and  service. 886-7215 T.F.N.  Housework. Have a car. Will do  shopping, laundry, pick-ups,  etc.Monday to Friday. 886-7290.   #44  Needs Fixing up?  Renovation and repairs, interior  and exterior. Call Brent at 886-  2551 for free estimate.       T.F.N.  Truck for hauling, rubbish  removal, etc. Handyman work  also. 2 teenage boys want work.  886-9503. mg  Casa Verde Landscape Gardening  Landscape designing/consultation  and construction. Year-round  garden maintenance. Phone now  to arrange autumn clean-up and  winter pruning. Call Tony  Bradwell, 885-9679. #46  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  For Explosive Requirements:  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. tfn  Responsible family requires 2 or 3  bedroom home. Sechelt to  Langdale. Excellent care in  exchange for good home. Ref. if  required. Phone 884-5307 after  5:30 p.m. #44  property  Live next to your own park. A  creek by your doorstep. I block to  beach. Solitude in the middle of the  Village. A one year old house with  unique design, over 2,000 sq. ft.,  quality finished throughout with  an excellent assumable first  mortgage. Phone 886-7668  evenings. View by appointment  only. #45  Big House Small Price  Madeira Park. A 3 bdrm. home for  bargain hunters. Master bdrm with  ensuite. Huge part. Dvlp. Bsmt.  Call collect 433-4086 or 438-1311,  Sarah K. McTaggart, BI. Bros.  Realty. #44  3 large prime lots. Panoramic view.  Gower Point Road. By owner. 886-  9033 or 886-2887. T.F.N.  A number to note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  81/.' Vanguard camper with  hydraulic jacks. Furnace. Good  condition, $2,100. 886-7054    #46  Collector items. R.C.A. Victor  records. Some pressed only one  side. Some pressed both sides. 12  inch and 10 inch. 886-7251.    #46  2H78-14- steel belted 4 ply  polyester tires, one tire mounted.  2G60-14" Dunlop CW wide track  studed snow tire mounted. 4 large  hub caps 14'. 885-2497. #44  Ladies 1 speed bike, $20.00.  Child's bike (age 6 to 8). Needs  some work, $15. 886-2581.     #44  Fabric foot stool, $8. Bamboo fish  rod, $20. Sheared Beaver shawl  collar, $30. 3 mink neck pieces,  $60. Ladies spike golf shoes size 8,  $10. Authentic sailing ship prints,  someframed, $2.00 & up. 886-7178  #45  Organ, electric. Lorry. Excellent  condition. $500. 886-8374.  #45  Infants car seat, GM type, $15.  Gas lawn mower, $60. '73 Audi  Fox, $2,495. 60" steel desk, $75. 3  burner propane range, $35. 885-  3903. #44  15 H.P. Evenrude, $500 obo. 886-  7924 after 4 p.m. Good running  condition. #45  help uionUd  Daytime babysitter in my home.  (If possible). Soames Point. Call  886-7298 eves. #45  I WINDOW CLEANING ,  I Hourly or Contract i  I Free Estimates I  ��� Please Call I  1 Wednesday Morning ���  Experienced part time help for  office, mature person with current  experience in work force,  preferably in a bank or trust  company. Good prospects of full  time work for suitable person.  Write Box 20,Coast News, Box  460, Gibsons. "   #44  885-5735  I  T.F N J  Hours: Fri. & Sat.  10 a.m. -5 p.m.  Appointments anytime  Call 886-7621  Clerk-Cashier. Experienced 'ajnly,  no trainees. Good prospects for  right person. Write Box 30, Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons.       #44  HELP WANTED  Contractors or  handymen who are  interested in doing  contract work on older  homes.  For further information please contact  the R.R.A.P. Coordinator at the Village  of Gibsons Office, 886-  2274.  I.R. Jones  R.R.A.P.  Co-ordinator  Village of  ^Gibsons  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  essie  uUoft/tison  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  AND SALES  Hwy. 101-Ph. 886-9826  1976 Meadowbrook  12 x 68 - 2 bedroom,  patio door, fridge,  range, built in dishwasher. Set up on nice  lot in Park.  $14,900.00  Doublt Wide  24 x 48 Statesman  2 bedroom plus den.  Fully carpeted, 5  appliances. Full sundeck, 2 paved* driveways. Located on  corner lot in Park.  Priced to sell at  $23,000.00  Brown tabby female, 7 yrs. old,  green eyes, white chin, answers to  Isis. Missing from Lower Gibsons.  Reward. 886-7667. #44  'CLAPP'S  CONCRETE  ��� Placing and finishing of  all types of concrete work  ��� old concrete broken out  and hauled away  ��� guaranteed results on  any concrete water  problems  885-2125  Wayne Clapp after 7 p.m.  hovel  ������������������*���*���������**������  I Elite Travel t  IM MT M OR PIN 17  1  J Telex 04-53282        ' <  J  .     Phone 886-2155       ]  J       CEDAR PLAZA      . |  ������������������*���������*������*���*  found  foi /ole  GARAGE SALE  November 4, 10:00 - 4:30 p.m., at  the green house beside the new  church in Madeira Park. Items  include a ping pong table, washer,  dryer, dishwasher, table saw,  recliner bed chesterfield, 33 gallon  flsh tank complete with fish canoe  and many more items. 883- 2417.  #44  Hard hat, white. Found on Hwy.  101. Owner pick upat Coast News.  #44  A golden kilt pin was found at the  concert on October 21. Please  phone the Arts Centre, 885-5412 if  it is yours. #44  live/loch  '/a horse, 5 yr. old,  chestnut gelding, from registered  stock. Tack, hay and misc. supplies  incl., $1,100 firm. Phone 886-9181  evenings. #44  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  pet/  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  for small breeds.  Call Sharon 886-2084  Male miniature apricot poodle,  $100. 886-7378. ��� #46  wonted lo >enl  Responsible working couple want  cabin or small house, waterfront  and wood heat preferred.  Anywhere. 886-9702 or 886-7834.  #46  April - 6 year old pony, great for  kids. Including bridle and saddle,  $150. 886-9111 days. 886-2343  eves.  Brushwood farm fall ridipg  lessons, beginners to advanced,  English or Western lesson. Horses  available. Adult beginners a  specialty. Also for sale, show  Quality foals. Trish Cramer  B.H.S.A.I. 886-2160 evenings  please. T.F.N.  Quality  Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Fruit  Trees  Now In Stock  Apples  Pears  Italian Prunes  Cherries  All Bulbs  20% Off  Bark Mulch. Large and small  onlers.S13.50yd. 886-9031.   tn  Telephone answering systems]  lease, rent, or purchase.  J&C Electronics. 885-2568     tfn  Bedford Diesel power plant, 317.5  kva Markon alt. & com. Panel on  steel skids. $5,500 ono. 574-7084.  Call evenings. Good condition.  8,000 HR.T.S.N. ��45   1���  Antique sewing machine with  cabinet. Has been converted eledtr.  Ornate, sturdy. $175 obo. Write  Box 7, Coast News, Box 460,  Gibsons. Sorry no phone. Prompt  reply. T.F.N.  Refrigerator for bar, boat or An.  110 VAC -12 V DC. Brand fw.  Cost $210. Offers. '  1966 Datsun, running well, I  offer.  Bull Horn, $100. 886-7792.  #46  Il,$20|o  92.   {  mobile home/  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lots.  Sunshine   Coast   Trailer   Park.  886*9826. tft  2 bdrm., 24 x 36, appliances, rugs,  fireplace, outside shed, sundeck,  near water, beautiful location, may  be moved. $23,000. 885-3947. #49  13' Oasis Travel Trailer, 3 way  fridge, 3 burner stove with oven.  Sleeps 4. Lots of storage. $1,500 or  best offer or trade for Tent Trailer  or whatever. Phone 886-7453 after  6 p.m. T.F.N.  S*JIot��  JIowgoHMtit... \  JT0w50udo1.lt  Thal'i how fail ��� clati tiled  want ul worka! Clear out  unwanted    article*    and  mmUSb  WOOD  HEATERS  from  $269.95  up  SELKIRK CHIMNEYS!  Macleods  SECHELT  Antiques  tf* Modern  Silverware  Crystal     Copper  Pictures   Pottery  Coronation  Souvenirs  Please  Call  DIAMOND  TV AND RADIO  VHF Sales Service  and Installations  Western Radio  Dealer  Call Larry Steed  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  886-7215  You just can't beat  Macleods Prices on  Fridges,  Stoves  Dishwashers  and all major  appliances  See us in Sechelt  Macleods  DON'T FOWET  TIPIfflATIC  Reg. $669  sale: $588  until Nov. 4  >e��* Sordi  Cowrie St., Sechelt. .  985-2725  smomng Hreplace?  m Our raincap chimney extension is'  I guaranteed to remedy 100% of all draft,  '* problem fireplaces and chimneys.  Draft controlled raincap.  '4"  Positively no down draft.  2' 4" chimney extension  constructed of non rust  galvanized iron.  Sealed at chimney top.  I ft. inside existing chimney  Cap is easily removed for  chimney sweeping.  All standard 8" x 12" flue sizes  $100.00 installed  All other chimney sizes custom built.  can Nanaimo  Brlch a stone  7544414 urn.  | Your order will be processed for installation date.  If not satisfied in 30 days money refunded ���automotive  '< 1973 Ford Ranchero, vinyl roof,  ��� 351 Cleveland, P.S., P.B., auto.  J trans., new tires and shocks. Best  ��� offer. Call 886-7453.        T.F.N.  < 1976 Firebird formula 400,4 spd.,  'Sew TA's and Mags, new shocks,  brakes and stereo, $6,000. Phone  'W6-2754.      #44  1975 Honda Civic Hatchback.  Good condition. 50,000 miles. 4  speed, sun roof, AM/FM radio,  tadial tires and snows on rims.  $2,995, Phone 886-9826.   T.F.N.  '76 Ford 1/2 ton. Short box. Step  side. 90 cu. in. motor. Must see.  886-8297 after 8 p.m. #44  One 302 Ford motor. Two 351  beads for Ford. Six prop. (4 at 16 x  15 cup. One 16 x 15 super cup. One  16 x 13 cup). One marine  distributor. New 2 barrel carb.  New fuel pump and water pump.  Plus complete steering unit. 12 ft.  fibreglass boat. 886-7116 after 4  p.m. #44  1971 Olds Cutliss  In Qood Condition  Reduced to $1,200  To Sell  S86-5444  hi ii ti m i tag  ���automotive  '76 GMC Jimmy. Four wheel  drive, radials, roof rack, 45,000  miles, in excellent cond., $7,000.  Phone 886-7701, #46  '72 Lincoln Continental. 4 door  H/T, loaded. $2,500 obo. 886-2596  eves. #46  '65 Dodge half ton, 4 spd.  transmission, $75.00. Also step  side box and misc. Parts for same.  886-7667. #44  1977 Pontiac Parisienne, 2 door  coupe, immaculate cond., electric  window, tilt steering. Phone 886-  7350 after 5:30. #44  16' Springbox. New 115 Merc and  trailer, $3,000 obo. 886-8074.  #44  1975 3 ton truck, 16' Van, 48,000  miles,   excellent   cond.   $8,500.  Days, 883-2533, eves., 883-9230.  #45  '76 Ford 1/2 ton, short box, step  side, 390 cu. in. motor. Must see.  886-2891 after 8 p.m. #45  1971 Datsun truck. As is $150.  Good for tires & parts. 886-2433.  #44  1978 Cougar, low mileage, perfect  condition. Loaded. 886-2034. #44  *��  SS8S83SSS5S55S  ��� NEW HONDA CIVIC       jj  OR AN ACCORD?        j  Call White Rock Honda |  collect 536-2111  For full information on models, colours and  the best price in B.C.  Many good used Hondas to choose from  as well.  White Rock Honda (DL 6010)  1810 152 St.,  White Rock, B.C.  V4A 4NS  joooogooogoooooogggooooc  886-8344  886-8144  PRODUCTS  DL-6606  Highway 101 & Shaw Rd.  Gibsons  USED CARS AND TRUCKS  We Boy, Sell And Trade  Always A Good Selection!  886-8344  ���automotive  '75 Ford maverick. 4 door deluxe,  302 V8, P.S., P.B., air  conditioning, 30,000 miles.  Excellent condition. Asking  $3,200.1978 Ford Bronco Ranger  XLT. Loaded, excellent condition.  Asking $7,400. Phone 886-8071.   #45  1977 Toyota P.U. with Easy Rider  canopy. In good working  condition. $3,600 cash obo. Call  886-2622 days. T.F.N.  moilne  18 ft. wood boat, fiberglass  bottom, Cabin, sink, headstone,  CB radio, 115 HP Johnson, O.B.,  moorage at Smitty's. $2,600 obo.  885-5467. T.F.N.  IAN  MORROW  k  CO.   LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  motorcycle/  Honda CB 175, exc. cond., $700.  885-5060. #46  1978 Suzuki RM 80. Immaculate  condition. Never raced. Used one  summer only. $700. Phone 886-  8258. #44  2 bdrm. house. Gower Point Rd.,  Gibsons Village. Stove, fridge,  drapes and rugs. $250 per month.  886-7378. #46  Furnished bachelor suite. 3 miles  north of ferry. 1 person only. No  pets. Non-smoker. Heat and light  incl. $155. 886-2923. #45  3 bdrm. full basement, fireplace,  lower Pratt Rd., sundeck, carport.  References required. Phone  collect, 359-7650. Available  November 1. #44  Gibsons large 2 bdrm. apt. Fridge  & stove inc. $225 mon. Available  immediately. Phone Jerry, 885-  3771. #44  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm.  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close to  schools and shopping. 886-8333.  T.F.N.  Miller  ] Marine Electronics  886-7918  ���gsaggssgogggog  Deceit Marine Radar  S&TVHF&SSB&  Universe CB  See Lorne  \   Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  HIKBHIMH'ISKCIIL  14' Hourston  )    With "79-20 H.P.  (        Merc. O.B.  $1,100  Used  TA Merc. O.B. - '79  mm,  ihe Boat centre  (    Horseshoe Bay  921-7438  b.c.C ijMhoft  BEEKEEPERS 200 Hive Honey  Business plus equipment for 200  more. Also Honey pump, holding  tanks, cappings melter, and 70  frame extractor. For more  information call 375-2203 Monte  Lake, B.C. #44  SNOWLANDER-LUING Cattle  "Polled" "Red" Record of 21 years  trouble free calving, highly  prolific. Steer sired by LUING  Bull wins Grand Championship at  P.N.E. For all climates and top  quality beef try SNOWLANDER-  LUING. Good breeding stock-  minimum $1000. per head at  Diamond Ranch, Edgewood, B.C.  VOG UP. #44  .JOIN THE SMART SET!! Grow  your own vegetables all year and  save moneyl GREENHOUSE  SPECIALS. 4' x T $395. 6' x 7  $475. 8' x 9' $616. Other size  available. Nufab, 530-6201, 22470  Fraser Highway, Langley.     #44  SAVE $ JUST ARRIVED-  500,000 sq. ft. Industrial grade  fiberglass panels for roofs, walls,  patios, garages, misc.: Buildings,  fences. Wide range of colours and  sizes DISCOUNT PRICES start at  30' sq. ft. Nufab, 5304201,22470  Fraser Highway, Langley.     #44  MMtsmawognaoBOMOMj  \     ROOM & BOARD  Cozy room* with vlaw  and ���xcellant home-  cooked meals.  Phone 886-9033,  JBOtWBtKWtWMWHBBBOal  ���H  i���a���a������aw  STORE FOR RENT  Lower Gibson;  Phone:  ���������ememaa  fOI  ICftj  FOR RENT  Back office of building  when renovations are  finished. School Rd. &  Gower Pt. Rd.  S81-0995  Forma- NDP Bookstore location  3 bdrm. house on Pratt Rd. Large  fenced yard. 886-7260 eves.    #45  Completely furnished cottages by  the week. Ritz Motel. #49  Roberts Creek, 2 bedroom duplex,  washer & drier. $250 per month.  886-7037. #45  Older 2 bedroom trailer. Garden  Bay Lake area. 521-5140.      #45  MMM  ���mm  ���MM  COMMERCIAL PREMISES  FOR RENT,  LOCATED NEXT TO  MEDICAL CLINIC, GIBSONS  PHONE 885-2515  FOR PARTICULARS.  MH��MMWlMaMWMI��M��Ht��V����tWMHI  i  Classified Ad Policy  AD listings SO' per line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeka for the 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.  Thla offer Is made available for private Individuals.  These CUulficattooi  remain free  - Coming Events  -last  Prist yow ad la Ike squares Including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sure to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. Jut mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, lo Coaat News, CUaslfteda, Boi 460, Glbaona, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring In person lo the Coaat Newa office, Gibsons  DROPOFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Coast Newt  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO                                         E9  F  ULMsairiuMiiwn.  :or Sale, For Rent, etc.  L  r     "...    :           :  c_:._: ::    :        J_  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON-  Congratulations  Peter and Linda  From The Gang At  The Coast News  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Coast News, October 30,1979 15.  CLASSIFIEDADS  Ggfr    holWoij/  ^    ��� We have Airline Tickets  ��� Immediate ticketing  Around Ihe World  885-3265 .212  Cowrie Sl    Sechelt  moiine  20 ft. wood-hulled cabin cruiser.  New 140 h.p. Mercruiser O/D,  flying bridge, toilet, trailer. H.  White. 883-2730. T.F.N.  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  16' boat. New 113 Merc and trailer,  $3,000 obo. 886-8074. #44  1T>e Upholsterers  Hot Rod Special  AU Convertible Tops  $475.00 Or Less  Pick-Up Box Covers  Custom Made  $170.00  Hand Crafted  Button Tuffted  Hand-Flutted  Interiors  we'd mammal  Trans-Am Loon Battar  IIHMI a* MsMISl WrpWOJ  b.c.fl yuhon  NEED A DIVORCE7 For free  information on fast professional  inexpensive Lawyer-Designed  services, call Vancouver Divorce  Service, 736-2684 or call Toll Free  112-800-663-9156, Code 211. MS  TRUCK WRECKING BUSI-"  NESS. One acre zoned commercial  2. Two bay shop with office,  storage. Former Texaco station.  Some out buildings. Approximately $40,000 stock. Quesnel  area. Phone 747-2951. #44  BEAUTIFUL CHILLIWACK:  Mountain retreat���close to  conveniences. 5 acres, view,  privacy. 2300 sq. ft. executive  living; heated pool, tennis court,  double carport, workshop and  more. By owner. Phone 858-5009.  #44  PERSONAL: MRS. JACEA,  psychic reader in Tarot and Palms.  Write problems and full date of  birth with $10.00 to: 2633 East  Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C.  V5K 1Z5. Phone 255-3246.    #44  EQUIPMENT FOR SALE: 1969  Cat'950, grapple and bucket, good  tires, ROPS serviced and ready to  go���Cranbrook���$47,500.  1975 Clark Skidders, 18.4x34 new  tires, Cummins engine, excellent  condition���Grande Prairie,  Alberta-$29,S00.  1975   Komatsu  D55S  standard  bucket, fully enclosed cab, 80%  u/c,���excellent condition-  Vancouver��� $34,500.  1975 Komatsu D65S, 24" Tree  Shear, bucket, bush guarded, low  hours, new under carriage. Prince  George���$63,000.  Phone 324-246 or 985-9759.   #44  n --_-���������3���--^  REAL ESTSTE  WHARF REALTY  Is Pleased To Announce That  Deirdre Murphy  Has Joined Their Sales Staff  Deirdre Welcomes Her Friends  Both Old And New  To Come And See Her At  Wharf Realty  Concerning Any  Real Estate Requirements.  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  IBSONS  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  VAND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING-REAL ESTATE CONSULTING-APPRAISALS-   NOTARY PUBLIC  b.c.fl yuhon  HELP WANTED: FRASER  LAKE SAWMILLS LTD.  Requires BENCHMEN and  SAWFILERS to work in a new  modern sawmill complex located  at Lejac (approximately 3 miles  east of Fraser Lake, B.C.) This is a  2 shift operation. Successful  applicants can start work  immediately. Replies to be directed  to : Garry Townsend, General  Manager, Fraser Lake Sawmills  Ltd., Box 100, Fraser Lake, B.C.  VOJ ISO. #45  HELP WANTED: EARN $100 to  $200 in your spare time. Meet  interesting people and show  quality products. Choose your  hours. For details write FULLER  BRUSH COMPANY, #205, 1899  Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby,  B.C. V5C5T1 or phone 294-1512.  #47  GENERAL MANAGER: A small  chain of community newspapers  on the Southern British Columbia  Coast seek an experienced  individual to direct advertising,  production, and circulation of a  highly successful operation. The  right candidate is basically a top  sales manager. Salary contingent  on experience. Resumes���but no  phone calls to Bob Hughes, c/o  Westpres Publications Limited,  P.O. Box 910, Duncan, B.C. V9L  3Y2* #44  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Earn a second income. Learn  income tax preparation at home.  For free brochure write U & R Tax  School, 1345 Pembina Highway,  Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2B6.  No obligation. #44  HOMES  ELPHINSTONE RD: Qultt and  private setting the panoramic view as  only the Granthams Landing area  can provide. This well built horn,  features thrM large bedrooms,  sliding glass doors onto sundeck and  viewl viewl view) Tha horn, is 1150  sq. ft. with partial basement tor rec  room and workshop. Nicely  landscaped grounds round out this  comfortable living package.  IM.M0  MANATEE RD: Roberts Creak.  Excellent starter or retirement home In  quiet area only a block to super beach.  Very nice two bedroom home.  Fireplace and on largt lot. Prices are  going up, this Is sn excellent buy.  141*000  FAIRVIEW  RD:  All  set  up,  two  btdroom 12 x 60 mobile homt on  ltrgt fully landscaped lot In qultt  trta near Gowar Point Road. Hat  fireplace, double garage, sundeck  and storage shed. ���14,100,  DAVIS RD: Exceptionally wtll built  thrae btdroom homt. Heatilator  fireplace, two tundtckt, famlly  dining room plus tiling area in  kltchtn.All this on main floor. Lovtly  landacaptd Itvtl lot with storage  shed, full gardtn In and doublt  gtragt. PLUS-two furnished suitts  In basement, salt-contained with  prlvatt entrances, rental $200.00  each suite. This Is s fsntsstlc vslue  snd only two blocks to shopping,  schools, etc. WM*.  SOUTH FLETCHER: Three btdroom  famlly homt. Large kitchen,  livingroom wilh fireplace. On vltw lot  In Glbtont Vlllsgt. 111,100.  CHAMBERLIN RO: Vtry attractive  panabode on 3VS acres House ia bright  with large wlndowi tnd haa a large  cobblestone fireplace. Acreage is  mostly In grass snd trees. Very privets  snd peaceful. A nice studio lor hobbies  and large stunt In tht girdtn  complttt thia tranquil attting.  171,000.  CHASTER RD: Two badroom A-  frtmt on largt lot tor a small price  124.000.  LANQDALE: Breathtaking vltw of  North Shore Mountains, Howt Sound  and Islands In beautilul Langdale aree.  Minutea Irom fertytacminal. Finished  suite in btsemelOcomplete with  frldgt, urm.lj*\_au a*ff four piece  bathroom rnKSaparna intranet  makea ��,_Mr built home an Ideal  revenue inpayment. Upataln includes  fridge, stove, fireplace and large 21 x s  aundack. Blacktop driveway, carport,  landscaped Owner mutt till. Mtkt in  offtr. 1)2,000.  1007 SARQENT RD: Absolute prlvlcy  In your own ltrgt beautifully  landacaptd blck ytrd with fruit treat,  tptctacullr vie* of the ocean from tht  front. All thlt right In tht hurt of  Gibiona. Clott to schools, shopping  ttc. Immtcuiitt three bedroom wtll  built home with 'A bailment, flrtpltct  tnd sundeck. May be purchased with  adjoining lot.  PARK RD.: Three bedroom home on  5 ecres in Gibsons. A good holding  property. 174,000.  CONRAD RD.: Two btdroom homt  with two full bathrooms situated on  2�� acree of level treed land. Creek  runs through the property only 60  feet from thelrontdoor of the collage.  Ideel starter home or recreational  property. 011400.  SHOAL LOOKOUT: Vieva lol with  approval lor ordinary septic tsnk.  Lots of nice homes In this attractive  ���'������ I10.M0.  HIOHWAV 101: Large lot 62 leet on  Hlghwey 101 end 271 feel on School  Roed. This CDA Zone could be  commercial Prime opportunity lo  develop. 140,000.  SCHOOL a WVNQART: Beeullful view  MOUNTAIN VIEW: New three  bedroom home In Creekside Perk  Estetee. Close to schools, shopping  end ell amenities For first home  buyers Ihere ere grind between  SI .000 and 12,500 which do nol have to  bt repiid $41,500.  MMM,  ���ALB UNI: SUPER BUY. Three  btdroom vltw homt with part  basement. Oulel one-way atraet.  Completely remqdelled end  renovated, new roof, foundation,  cerpet, etc.'All thlt for only  DR: Littlt houat with big  vltw. Completely remodelled  throughout. New wiring, plumbing,  carpat, everything. Owner ssys Mil.  Ideel starter. 141,100.  CEDAR DROVE RO: Three bedroom  log house of 000 squere feet. Lerge  kitchen, fireplace, wood and oil  furnace. On wtll but could bt hooked  up to regional water. Lot aiie II 60 x  100. Mike sn offer. 111,000  LORRIE QIRARD  886-7760  JON MCRAE  885-3670  CHASTER RD: Now htrt'i living In  stylll 1500 squirt fttt lull basemeni  homt with many many extras. Three  bedrooms upstelrs. Huge miittr  bedroom hu full entultt including  bidet. Sliding glsu doors open onto  the southern exposure sundeck. Extre  ltrgt kltchtn hu built-in dishwuher.  Downstsirs hss l linished rec room  ���nd llnlthtd two plect btthroom plut  loll ot room lilt to your Imiginttion  tnd hlndy work. Fully enclosed  gang. Lot Is 160 x 160 with home  altuated to allow sub-dlvlslon of the lot.  Assume existing 10'/, mortgage and  live happily aver after. 170,100.  NORTH RD.: 41* acres level and  moatly cleared In pasture. The inside  of this gorgeous deluxe double wide  must be sun. Huge bathtub In  enaulte off master bedroom, plus  upsrste shower. Three bedrooms,  large kitchen and family livingroom.  Earth slove cuts huting bills to a  fraction. Good Investment and  holding property.  ANNE GURNEY  888-2164  GRANTHAMS: Beach house located at ���m *" *%* "mM lot �����1����l��ng  Grenthtms on s undy batch with ��� *** cl0M �� schools and  good aummar moorage In front. House ���n��l>P*'*0* Perfectly suited to slde-by*  has three bedrooms, Isrge kitchen, '"fr * up-down duplex construction,  livingroom snd full bsth. Just pey 110,500.  ���33,000 and suume lesse.    $11,000.     .,....., ���   ���  FIRCREST RD: Reasonably priced  lots with nice trees. Dead end street  ute tor children. A great area for  families Priced at $10,500 each.  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES: In  Gibsons Villsge on North Rosd Lots  for single wides. double wides snd  conventional homes. All on sewer,  wstar. hydro and all within three  blocks of the shopping centre,  schools snd medlcei clinic. Priced  Irom $11,100.  HWY. 101 A ARGENT RD:6/10nlan  acre ol treed land In Roberts Creek  two blocks from the Mssonic Hall  Two dwellings allowed on Ihe  property 100 fMI ol highway  frontage that would be ideal for  domestic Industry site with home  behind. On hydro and regional water  ���14.000.  ���KVLINE DR: Thla 70 x 50 x 131 a 122  foot lol with axpansiv. view of the Bsy  area and Gibsons Villsge is very well  pried. S11,500.  BONNIEBROOK TRAILER CRT: Two  bedroom 1076 Hlghwood Glen River  12 x 68 mobile home. Trailer Is  Immaculate. Has contained no  enimals, no children snd no smokers.  II MOO.  ION FRANKLIN RD: Immaculate  cozy two bedroom home. Covered  sundeck. Nicely Isndscsptd grounds.  Clos. to beach access Greet  retirement or starter home on level lot.  ���41,000.  ELPHINSTONE RO: Gorgeous view of  Kests Island and through the gap  Nearly 700 squsre feet, two bedroom  home plus smsll nursery Excellent  retirement or starter home wilh  southern exposure. Hss 10 x 6',  sundeck and 12 x 6 covered porch  entry. 114,500.  LOTS  LANQDALE: 57 x 163 Let building lot.  On quiet dead end afreet and reedy to  build on. ���12,000.  ACREAGE  MIDDLEPOINT HIOHWAV 101: 117  actM vacant land located on Highway  QOWER PT. RD. AT 14th: Lovely view 101, Mlddlepolnt 30 * miles from  corner lot. Two plateau! tor your Gibsons. Logging road, not In use,  choice of building sites. Two homes through property. Average sub-  could be built on this 1/2 acre Partially division size permitted it acre.  cleared. Could be accessed from Southerly exposure end good view.  Grandvlew Road for quiet rural selling. .131,500.  Approximately 83' x 2*5', 117,100. MIDDLEPOINT MIOHWAY 101: t 20  ���URN! BD: Good building lot, 65x130 seres with Insulated cottage just  on flat land in Gibsons Village. Four remodelled. Located on Highway 101  blocks from Poat Office, stores and In Mlddlepolnt * 28 miles from  transportation. Lightly treed. Three Gibsons. Average sub-division size  blocks   from  available.  ocean.   All  services  tl 1,000.  FAIRMONT RD: Beautilul view lot In  the Village of Gibsons. Partially  cleared 71 x 115 with southern  exposure. This is the only remaining  vacant lot in (his quiet cul-de-sac in  area of new quality homes.   111,100.  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  GARY PUCKETT  886-9508  STEVE SAWYER  885-2691  permitted 'A acre. Cottage has all  services, southerly exposure and view  from higher elevation at rear.  149,500.  STEWART RD: Three private acres In  quiet area with nice evergreens.  Gibsons Creek goes through back ot  properly. Close lo Village amenities.  $20,500  M5"3300 886-8040 Coue.. News, October 30,1979  BEU EST1TE  A LinDMi CEDAR HOfllES  9211010  921-9265  Independently Distributed by  M.D.MACKENZIE LIMITED  Display Nome  end Office  6342 Bey St. .  Horseshoe Boy  West Vancouver  V7W 269  FOR SALE  Church building 1600 sq. ft. with attached living  quarters of 725 sq. ft. at corner of Martin Road and  Sechelt Highway, Gibsons. This is a high visibility  corner on a lot 50' x 131.80' or 6590 sq. ft. Presently  zoned duplex but rezoning to commercial  understood to be feasible. Conversion to stores,  offices, restaurant could make this an attractive  investment. F.P. $65,000 - For details call SYD or  FRANCES HEAL 922-5877 or  MITTEN REALTY LTD.  1586 Marine Drive,  West Vancouver, B.C.  922-9355 (24 hrs.)  4H6  v~%  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRJ  _______   Taking care of  __ all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza Evenings  886-2000   Norm Peterson   Dennis Suvegei  886-9121    886-2607       Of 886-7264  From Skelly in Ottawa  Oil tankers  by Ray Skelly  Member of Parliament  Tuesday, October 23, 1979  Who is doing something to  stop the threat of oil supertankers plying the Coast of  British Columbia? The answer  litten Realty Ltd.1  Doug Joyce  885-2761  Bob Bull  885-2503  Don Hadden  885-9504  885-3211  anderson  REALTY LTD  Poat Office Box 1219, Sachalt  Gordon Hall 885-9986  FREE REAL ESTATE CATALOGUE  Jack Anderson  885-2053  Stan Anderson  885-2385  Vadim Kobasew  886-2355  Vancouver Toll Free:  684-8016  rWhere Real Estate Is Serious Business  -But A Pleasure!  Van. Direct 681-7931        885-3295  Box 979 Sechelt, B.C. VON SAO Next to the Gulf Station  THINKING OF RELOCATING?  Don't deley. Use our Trade Plan. Call for more details.  WATERFRONT  IF you want a quiet waterfront retreat  IF you don't have time to build a new, solid house  IF your boat is 40 leet it will fit Ihe boathouse  IF you arrive by plane there is a 44 foot float  IF you are content wilh T/i acres, mostly forest  IF you want to invest $75,000-CALL DON!  GIBSONS: The ultimate in waterfront���immaculate 2 BR home  with basement. Large vessel moorage right in front of the  property. Your own dock, total protection from all seas. Excellent  commercial potential. The lot alone Is worth the price. $105,000.  Call Bob for appointment to view.  1S.5 ACRES WATERFRONT BETWEEN POWELL RIVER and  LUND 390 feet ocean frontage. Cabin and well on property.  Subdivision possible. Excellent investment. $150,000. See  Vadim  HOMES  COTTAGE IN THE VILLAGE: 3 bedroom 1000 aq. ft. house with  ensuite. Large living room and water view to the aouth. F.P.  $41,900. Call Stan.  ROBERTS CREEK WATERFRONT: 125 It. ot easy access  waterfront on approximately 1/3 acre of landscaped land. Nicely  treed beach is sandy and shale. The house is 1100 sq. ft., has 2  bedrooms, a stone fireplace and a large sundeck. As a bonus  there is a 1 room self-contained cottage which rents out at $125  per month. $134,500. Call Stan.  CREEKSIDE HOME: $68,500.  On 6/10 acre with parklike setting, towering trees and spacious,  easy to maintain level lawna. One year naw expansive home has  two large bedrooms. Separate entrance hall leads to a large  livingroom with fireplace that Invites gracious entertaining. A 23  x 26 attached garage could be converted to an extra bedroom &  family room. An added plus Is a 440' workshop with 3 pee.  plumbing. Close to best sandy beach in area.  SARGEANT BAY WATERFRONT: 3 bedroom home on over 1  acre of land with 86' of waterfront. Paths on adjoining properties  show a good access to the beach where boats may be kept. Lot is  all landscaped. F.P. $89,500. Call Stan.  3 BEDROOM DAVIS BAY: Good home on a Hat level lot, close to  the beach, two fireplaces and some undeveloped basement.  Aluminum siding. F.P. $44,900. Call Stan.  SECHELT-SANDY HOOK $135,000.  Waterfront - moor your sailboat at this dock. Large cedar home  with super sauna, decks everywhere. Privacy and expansive view.  Phone Bob for a viewing This is a unique home.  SECLUDED WATERFRONT ACREAGE Do you want a quiet  waterfront retreat with no roads or cars? We have a few parcels of  evergreen forest, 5 to 10 acres each Minimum of 250 feet of  waterfront and stream through mosl lots. Located 22 miles out of  Sechelt by water or air only. Fly in with Tyee Airways Ltd. from  Vancouver or Sechelt. or use your own boat. Call Don.  EGMONT WATERFRONTAGE Over 20 acres with  approximately 1000' ot waterfront. Could be an excellent  investment Vendor offers terms with $50,000 dn. Consideration  given to trades.  WEST SECHELT: Prime location-large, level waterlront  properly with well looked alter oiuoi home. Landscaped yard,  fruit trees. Incredible view ot the Trail Islands! Very reasonably  priced. Call Vadim.  EGMONT WATERFRONT: Excellent investment opportunity.  Close to 560' of waterfront with 5 acres and a 5 yr. old double wide  home. Asking $85,000 with 1/2 dn. All offers and trades will be  considered.  WATERFRONT: Building lot in desirable area. Level building  site. Passnd perc test. Excellent view. F.P. $49,900. Call Vadim.  FARMLAND  WEST SECHELT: Opportunity to start a small farm or nursery on  21 + Acres. This land has road, power, water and privacy. One of a  kind, waiting for your plans. F.P. $80,000. To view call Bob.  WEST SECHELT $89,500.  1,500 aq. ft. ot excellent 3 bedroom family homa situated on a  dead and street. Beautilul view of Trail Islands. Double garage  and basement. Immediate possession. Must ba saan It you ara  looking lor a prestige home.  SECHELT VILLAGE: 2 storey stucco house with 3 bedrooms,  easy walking distance to the shopping area. Shake roof and  fireplace roughed in, plumbing in the basement. F.P. $46,700.  Call Stan.  LOTS  WEST SECHELT Four 5 acre parcels, all have highway frontage,  easy access and some merchantable timber, possible view.  Priced from $32,900 to S?r* 000 Call Vadim.  WEST SECHELT $69,500.  Qood buy for size of Lot and development ol lower level ol home.  Newly completed house with concrete drive and parking areas.  Room on Lot to build swimming pool or other uses. Landscaping  done complete with lawns. Move In and enioy. See with Bob.  HOPKINS LANDING: Small. 1000 sq. ft. basement home on a  large view lot. Good auto access. Nice open living area, brick  fireplace. F.P. $42,900. Call Stan.  t-.M>MtJ|^ii��WW��  ���'.         ,m  GOWER POINT WATERFRONT $79,950.  Price has just been reduced on this beautifully landscaped two bedroom  home with a panoramic view of Salmon Rock the North Shore Mountains  and Vancouver Island.  Older style, quality construction, the full basement is ready to be  V developed. For more information call Bene Sutherland at 665-9362.  PHONE FOR FREE CATALOGUE  Cony Ron  Ran* Sutherland  Terry Brackett  Don Lock  Emilia Henderson  885-9250 885-9382 885-9885        885-3730 865-5383  Ray Bemler       Suzanne Dunkerton  Terrl Hanaon  885-5225 885-3971 888-8295  POWELL RIVER  WEST VANCOUVER  NORTH VANCOUVER  KINGSWAY  SURREY  Other offices to serve you   LANGLEY |  Member ot "Relocation Services Canada" Referral System  from  Ottawa  seems  to beg  nobody. ;  The possibility of a major  tanker route down our Coast;  carrying Alaska crude to a nc  oil port somewhere-near Poi  Angeles, came closer to  reality last week when U.S  Interior Secretary Cecil Andru.  recommended such a route ti  President Carter. Adding ti  that was news that the Foothill!  consortium, who had propose  to build an alternate pipelim  through the Yukon, Britisl  Columbia and Alberta  withdrew their application.  Perhaps the biggest factor oi  the side of the environmental!:  dangerous tanker route is thi  lack of action on the part of th^��  Canadian federal government  There is no indication that thi  Clark government cares om  way or another whether thi  Alaska oil moves by thi  reasonably safe pipeline or ii  carried in tankers along thi  Coast.  Even officials of the U.Sj  energy department expressed"  surprise last week at the lack ofl  Canadian government profile;  on this issue.  They might have been more;  surprised���as indeed ever  resident of the British  Columbia Coast should be���to  find the Prime Minister himselfj  standing up in the House of]  Commons, in answer to  questions, saying he under-j  stood the Foothills application  was still active.  To boot, the conservatives!  proceeded to disallow ani  emergency debate proposed by]  New Democrat Jim Fulton off  Skeena on the whole question!  of safeguards for the British]  Columbia Coast in view of the*  increasing possibility that the!  tanker route will be]  established.  NORTH ROAD, GIBSONS  ��� <���*.  M   a a*'.<*.  ���*   v .-/       ���/  ��,. \* ���*$  :$ *��� re  purchase your lot for as little as $1,000 down. Payments tailored to your requirements at  10% interest, which is less that bank rate.  An Area for your Single or Double Wide Home  Why live in a mobile homo park when you can u\e}n ,his quiet area of winding streets and  ownyourownlotforthesameprlceaspaying cul-de-sacs and  still  be within  waking  pad rental? distance to schools, shopping, medical clinic,  ���    * theatre and swimming pool.  COME IN AND DISCUSS TERMS.  PURCHASE NOW FOR THE FUTURE.       :*m  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE i  682-1  R-.  B^^^ffEAJESTATCCON^^^^ I  Looking For An Inexpensive Lot?  Waterfront, Acreage, A Summer Cottage  Or A Year Round Home?  You'll Find All Shapes And Sizes In  Coast News, October 30,1979  �������SUNSHINE COAST  REALTOR  HKonNmMMk  A Gluuford Pieai, Publleilion  Obtain a copy without charge from the following Real Estate Offices:  QtjUM.  Trail ft Cowrlt St  -jfll   885-2235  jflfifc     |REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE  AOINCrif ltd imatoXnDiha.Oaam  **w   2  CENTURY NEST REAL ESTATE  689-5838  OFFICE IM-22U  Oaerfle Cooper  Mt-1344  SOLAR REALTY  Dal Grader Ton rraw T<kpi��n  885-3808     922-2017   886-9238  PENDER HARBOUR  REALTY LTD.  ""iEr,  etjsee)  REALTY LTD  Siatn Afictorton  vet-zm  VatUrn Kobaotw  IM-iMS  Vanoouvar Toll fim:  885-3211 FHIKALIITATI CATALOGUE 684*8016  A>.  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Cowrie St., Sechelt  John Wilson       Eves., Wknds.,  885-2013 885-9365  s  r . . .��� aggwpp^��y*****ww^>w  ��w^^^��^*^^��wiwwp  18  Coast News, October 30,1979  Lustre-Set Yarn  Mystic Charm  $15.95 sq. yd.  100% DUPONT nylon  Permanently set Twist  Bright lustre  Individual yarn definition and fidelity  Greater resiliency and appearance retention  ��� Seven colours to choose from  Mystic Charm   Crafted from 100% BURLINGTON approved fibre  this rich, luxurious carpet features both lasting beauty and hard-wearing.,  durability. The exceptionally resilient pile is non allergenic, moth and  mildew proof, and offers easy maintenance.  Limited time only  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd  SM ��"*��"*   Two Locations to Serve You   Q^5?JL ABt  f IU9    %JL    kJUil  Locations to Serve You  ^^4  m


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