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 The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  March 21, 1978  Volume 31, Number 12  Fran Bourassa decorated St. Patrick's Day at  the Cedars Inn last week.  Gibsons Plans  from senior governments  could cover 80 cents of every  dollar spent on water supply  and 90 cents on sewer expenditures, but there was no  assistance for drainage construction. And with Gibsons  topography the threat of flash  Hooding after torrential rains  makes drainage planning a  very important consideration.  Finally. Begins emphasized  the need to set out specific-  standards for subdivisions  in printed form to guide  future developers.  In an evening session with  the Crecksidc delegation���  Ken Crosby, Don Head, and  Doug Roy���Council reached  agreement with them on cost  sharing. Thc Creekside subdivision is composed of properties that many citizens  remember by the names of  previous owners���thc Daousts  Youdclls, Sicottes, and the  late Bill Haley.  Ken Crosby informed the  Coast News that one section of  the subdivision will accomodate single wide mobiles,  probably of the 14-foot wide  typo, another for double-  wides, and a third for conventional homes. A building  scheme���a set of regulations  �� Please turn to Page Eight  By George Cooper  Subdivisions���what is our  policy for the Village in  general and what is going to  be our policy on Creekside  Estates, the big 125-lot subdivision on North Road.  These were questions facing  Chairman Hume and his  planning committee on March  13.  The first question was soon  answered - there is no policy  for the Village. Dayton and  Knight's engineer, Agris  Begins, told the committee it  had first to deal with a division  of costs of off-site requirements of thc Creekside subdivision since a delegation was  waiting to see them. These  costs would include a presure  regulating station to economize on the pumping required  between the upper reservoirs,  sewer connecting lines needed  elsewhere in the Village to  accomodate the subdivision,  and drainage sufficient  to carry run-off from areas  adjoining the subdivision.  Secondly, said Begins, a  general policy to cover thc  responsibilities of both thc  Village and future developers  needs to be formulated.  Begins pointed out that grants  Board threatened with legal action  Property owners in the Sandy Hook and Tuwanek area are  threatening legal action on thc heels of thc regular meeting of  Ihe Regional Board which was held on Thursday, March 16.  Thc threat of legal action comes because of a decision by the  board to go ahead with the rezoning of thc Jackson Bros. Log  Dump property, north half of D.L. 1410, west of Porpoise Bay  Road to an Industrial 5 Zone.  A petition of residents of the area were present at the meeting  to protest the rezoning on thc grounds that the whole piece  would not be required by thc changes that Mike Jackson wished  to make in his operation. The property owners felt that if the  whole piece was rezoned Industrial it might lead to future  abuse, though they had no objections to the changes that Jackson sought to implement.  Initially at thc Planning Committee meeting which preceded  the regular meeting the vote in favour of rezoning had been  5-3 with Directors Thompson. Mulligan. Marshall, Hoemberg,  and Gibb in favour and Directors Lee and Harrison opposing  along with Board Chairman Harry Almond. This would have  left the proposal short of the two-thirds required for approval,  but at the regular board meeting Chairman Harry Almond  changed his vote and voted in favour of rezoning.  Area Director Charles Lee, ping. The homeowners  who represents thc area  expressed himself as being  most upset at the fact that  directors invited Mike Jackson to speak to the board.  Lee's position was Ihat no  petitions arc allowable after  public hearings have been  held and that because of this  fact the whole matter must  legally go back to public  hearing.  In a separate issue, the Sandy Hook and Tuwanked property owners presented a petition against thc manufacture  of asphalt by  B.A.Blacktop-  | Garbage  controversy  Some difficulties may lie  ahead for the Roberts Creek  Community Plan which is  scheduled to come up for its  public hearing before becoming a by-law al thc end of  April. The plan has been  hammered out at a series of  public meetings held in Roberts Creek over the past  months.  Thc difficulty arises over a  provision in thc Community  Plan which would expressly  forbid the establishment of a  garbage dump in Roberts  Creek. Since the provision  was included in thc Community Plan, however. Area "E"  director George Gibb, who is  charged iwth responsibility  for thc regional garbage function has come up with a proposal to locate the major garbage dump for the south end  of thc Sunshine Coast in Roberts Creek. Some upgrading  of thc garbage dumps will be  necessary at thc uring of the  provincial Pollution Controls  * Please turn to Pago Eight  argued that this was in  contravention of the agreement which allowed only  thc removal of gravel by  Pacific Rim Aggregates. The  Regional Board directors were  informed that their solicitor  had advised that the asphalt  plant on the non-conforming  zone in questions was a  'gray area' as to whether or  not it constituted manufacturing. "They have no permit to manufacture asphalt,"  argued spokesman Frank  Giampa. Property owners  present testified that there  was a pollution hazard from  the plant.  In other Regional Board  business, it was reported that  the money available for the  Joint Use of Schools function would be allocated in  the coming year for cafe  teria facilities for Elphinstone and Chatelech High  Schools and for showers at  Langdale for community  groups using the Langdale  field.  Director Bernie Mulligan  of Area "F" expressed strong  dissatisfaction over the  Board's decision not to include the cost of Soames Hill  in thc forthcoming recreation  referendum. Mulligan argued that if the Hill were not  included in the referendum  then, since the voters of his  area had already purchased  it and would be charged two  mills also if the referendum passed, in effect thc  voters of his area would be  double taxed. Mulligan said  that the exclusion of Soames  Hill from the referendum  that he and the voters of his  area would in all likelihood  have to oppose the referendum.  An Open Letter  Dear Sunshine Coast:  The Gibsons Marina is beginning to be a reality. If all goes  well the Marina could be in operation by 1979, but only if the  people of this area support it and demonstrate their support.  The Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce would like to  take this opportunity to pledge its whole-hearted endorsement  of the Gibsons Marina, and encourage all those interested  to voice their feelings. This could best be done by filling out  the marina space application forms and turning them in to the  Village Office.  Don't let this worthwhile project fall to apathy. Support  your Marina!  Gibsons & District Chamber of Commerce  Sandy  Hook  property  owners  showed    meeting last week.    Here, spokesman  up en  masse at  the  Regional   Board    Frank   Giampa   presents   their   case.  The Killam controversy  Sechelt Council held an  In Committee meeting with  the Village and Regional  Planners on Monday, March  13th, in order to discuss the  land use dispute with Mr.  Killam. The following is  Council's report on the  meeting.  It was asked whether Mr.  Killam had stated that hc  could, if required, continue  business with thc lumber  storage confined to lots F  and 25 and whether Council  is going to require such  storage to be so confined,  or whether Council is going to  plan with Mr. Killam the  legalized use of all three lots.  Mr. Killam asserts that  Council has known of his  plans to expand and has  given no indication until a  year ago that his operation  was illegal.  Thc planners have shown  that there is sufficient area  on lots F and 25 to accommodate thc lumber storage and  it is now up to Mr. Kiiam to  prove otherwise. Hc has  grossly inadequate parking  facilities for his projected  plans, there is a bad mixture  of uses and thc density is  too great. Complaints were  voiced that Mr. Killam has  assumed Council's compliance based on street conversations instead of formal  meetings.  The resolution of Feb. 24  was reviewed and thc pros and  cons of storing lumber on lol  A    discussed.    Mr.    Killam  asserts that lots F and 25 arc  too valuable on which to slore  lumber. However, lumber  storage was fell to be undesirable on any of the lots,  and if confined to lots F and 25  Mr. Killam would eventually  find some industrial land on  which to store it. It-was noted  that an offer to re/one lot A  industrial so that lumber storage there would become a  legal use had been rejected  by Mr. Killam. Hc had stated  that he would'nol negotiate  a land use contract based on  terms Ihat would confine  lumber lo lots F and 25. Since  hc doesn't know what lies in  thc future, hc wants to keep  all his options open.  In Mr. Killam's original  proposal to Council to roof  over lumber storage on lot A.  no mention had been made ol  residential use on the roof  except as a recreation area.  Council had been receptive to  that idea, but nol to thc inclusion of apartments. Il was  felt thai since Land Use Contracts arc so complex and  require much lime for negotiation even under favourable  circumstances, Mr. Killam  would be so difficult to deal  with that it would nol be  possible lo conclude one by  June. Therefore it was proposed lo rezonc lots F and 25  to include Lumber storage  until such lime as Mr. Killam  chose to find alternate accommodation for ii.  Il had been suggested that  Mr.   Killam   move   all   his  lumber and building supplies  onto lol A to which.hc had replied that he would have to  proceed as thc economics  dictated. Hc has said that lot A  did not have thc commercial  value thai lol F had and therefore it was the best place for  lumber storage. By so saying.  hc is supporting thc principle  that lumber storage is not a  commercial use.  It was thought that if Mr.  Killam would nol agree to  confining lumber lo Lots F  and 25. Council would have no  alternative but a court action.  A meeting with Mr. Killam  was proposed and discussed.  On thc one hand, an invitation to further discussion  would suggest Ihat Council  is still flexible, On thc other  hand, hc should be given thc  opportunity !o slate his  case, although to dale, hc has  shown no evidence of flexibility on his part. Council  would require a commitment  that   thc   lumber   be   moved  Mr. Killam should be sent  a letter staling thai Council  will rezonc lots F and 25 to  accommodate lumber storage  and that thc lumber must be  moved back after lhc sewer  system is in operation.  There was some discussion  as lo procedure. A resolution  to send such a Idler should be  made at lhc nexl Council  meeting and if Mr. Killam  wants to read hc may do so  at thc succeeding meeting  provided he gives a week's  notice prior lo lhc meeting.  Sechelt  Council  li looks like expert tennis  tuition will soon be available  to all on lhc Sunshine Coast,  Al lasl Wednesday's meeting  of thc Sechell Council Jell  Brown, a long lime and well-  travelled tennis professional,  approached ihe members with  his plan lo begin classes tins  year. To gel the projeel off the  ground Mr. Brown asked  Council io allocate him two  hours a (lav during the week.  He will he making a similar  request of the Gibsons Council  Brown said ihat in talks in  the community he had found  favourable response to Ihe  idea. Il was foreseeable in  his opinion, that if it became  popular enough, then ideas  along thc lines of a covered,  year round court could be considered in thc future.  The instruction could range  from beginner lessons right  up to teacher training, and be  structured io include both  private, single group classes  plus school groups. Projected  fees were SI0-SI2 per hour for  private instruction and 52 per  hour for individuals in groups  of 10 to 12. To slart the ball  rolling. Mr. Brown suggested  that he would be prepared  to hold a free opening clinic.  Thc idea was looked on  favourably by lhc Councillors  and il was suggested thai thc  afternoon hours would be lhc  niosl convenient;  The beginning dale is  expected lo be sometime in  May of ihis year.  Final adoption was given to  the Zoning Amendment Fee  Bylaw number 179. Later in  thc week, however, a letter  was received from lhc Ministry of Municipal Affairs  requesting additional information. This will mean a  further delay until ihe bylaw  can be pul through.  Mr. G. Smith of Bullwinkle  Glass put in a request for the  placemen! of a temporary  trailer beside his business.  The reasoning for a nailer was  thai, any permanent building  would have lo be removed in a  couple of years when the  sewer was pul in through lhal  area. Il was fell by Council  however lhal il permission  wore granted, then il could  constitute a precedent and the  application was turned down.  It was officially proclaimed  that May of ihis year would  again be Family Month. The  Clerk was requested lo contact  Gibsons and the Regional  Board in order to coordinate  iheir participation. The other  upcoming celebration, Timber  Days was reported lo be well  * Please (urn In Page Klghl  iiiwi!!L',i  '(WW*'';;,"  'mm'*-,  73  m  pr,  F  r��"'����5  )  t  ���     V  tan I  mr  'i  ���  *  si  '      jl  ft )  \  r  s  P  ' K  b .  '"���������        ������ '  "l  V^  ���$aW  v#  ' fc^ft..  ���   -i  '"'N ���������������  ppfi  '  1  4MM~ZZ-  '**v^*\m  , -,mt,-mt ammammMMssL^  ���-^M��a-.;''��HKj,u  Spirited action in the exhibition match between  the Womens National Team West and the Mission  Molson's.    The women's team won three out  of five names to avenge an earlier loss.   Mrveaa  Kathleen White  Mrs. Kathleen While, a resident of the Pender Harbour  area for thirty vears, passed away in Si.Paul's Hospital on  March 15.  Mrs. While, who was well known for her volunteer work In  lhc community over (he years, had been receiving treatments al the hospital for several months.  Born June 4. 1915, and raised on a dairy farm al Sutnas  Prairie. Kathleen Holey in 19.19 married Franklin While of  Ahbolsford ami lived al various locations on lhc B.C.Coasl  before Ihe couple moved to the Pender Harbour area where  they firsl operated a logging camp on Nelson Island. Since  moving to Madeira Park in 1954 Mrs. While had been active  In Ihe Parent-Teacher Association, the Pender Harbour and  Distriel Ratepayers Association, the New Democratic Party  and thc Pender Harbour Community Club, on which she  was an executive member al the time of her death.  She is survived by her husband Franklin of Madeira  Park: her daughter Marilyn Kay Plant of Vancouver, a  housewife; her son Franklin Howard While of Madeira  Park, a writer; her daughter Cynthia Rose Wilson of Prince  George, a teacher; her son Donald Wesley White of Madeira  Park, a heavy duty mechanic; and Ihree grandsons. Douglas Plant. David Plant and Silas White.  Mrs. While's ashes will be spread on Winchelsca Island  near Nanoosc Bay. An informal gathering will be held at  the While home during Ihe afternoon of March 25. to which  all friends ol Mrs. White and her family are cordially Invited;  The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be  made to the B.C.Cancer Society, c o Mrs. A.J,Hatcher,  Madeira Park. B.C.  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday z_  Coast News, March 21 r 197B.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday by Glassford Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  Advertising /Photographer - Ian Corrance  Receptionist/Bookkeeper - M. M. Laplante  Typesetting - Cynthia Christensen  Editor-John Burnside  Advertising - Penny Christian  Production - Henry Sum  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  @  CNA  Cry wolf  An ex-teacher of our fairly close acquaintance always used to address his  classes as "Ladies and gentlemen",  not ��� as hc would explain with heavy  school-masterly wit ��� that hc used the  terms not as a description. Rather as a  suggestion. We are forced to these  reminiscences by the events on the  Regional Board during this last week.  Last week the Coast News editorialized  about what seemed to be a positive outbreak of commonsense and co-operation  on thc Regional Board. This week's  events make the editorial seem more of a  suggestion than a description.  First we have the ever embattled, ever  crusading Mr. Lee, outraged this time by  the Board's decision to rezone against his  recommendation the north half of D.L.  1410 to Industrial, to facilitate additions  to the Jackson Bros. Log Dump. His outrage is occasioned, he explains, by his  feeling that the Regional Board has ridden roughshod over the wishes of his  constituents. Mr. Lee feels that he has  been elected to represent and interpret  and battle for the wishes of his electorate.  It is an admirable and a democratic  stance.  It is just possible, however, that the  time may be coming when Mr. Lee would  do well to remember the story of the boy  who cried "Wolf" too many times. He  played the trick so often than when one  day as he guarded his flocks a wolf came,  he called for help and no one came.  Mr. Lee's professed position is that of  a guardian of democracy and a champion  of thc underdog and a vigilant advocate  of fiscal restraint. Now these are all  admirable positions but one would be  less than truthful if one did not observe  that they are positions that a variety of  demagogues have also espoused in thc  past.  It is possible that the entire Regional  Board arc as cretinous as Mr. Lee seeks  to present them continually, men lacking  both intelligence and integrity. It is also  possible that they are not. If they are not  then Mr. Lee's continued intransigence  takes another dimension.  Is he a man who seeks only to represent his constituents vigorously? Does  he hope to bring co-operation and commonsense into the council chambers?  Is any man who claims consistently a  monopoly on virtue and intelligence to  be allowed to have his credibility go unquestioned? Does Mr. Lee feel that the  Regional Board concept, under review  by the provincial government this very  year, is a workable concept? If its performance is as consistently shoddy as  Mr. Lee would have us believe it would  appear that he may believe it is not. If  so he should say so as publicly as he says  everything else.  Apart from the motherhood issues  listed above what does Mr. Lee stand for.  Such constant and intense dissatisfaction must spring from some deeply held  philosophic position., Could we have  some further enlightenment, Mr. Lee?  Coercion  The other feature of the Regional  Board's deliberations which seemed  somewhat to lack co-operation was to do  with the upcoming recreation referendum. In that referendum will now be included the costs of the Gibsons Swimming Pool, and so they should be since  many people other than Gibsons taxpayers will undoubtedly make use of a  very attractive facility. The fact remains that it is now included after the  Gibsons Council had refused co-operation  consistently in the past.  On the heels of that, the people of  Area "F" through their representative  Mr. Mulligan have demanded that the  purchase of Soames Hill also be included  in the referendum in retrospect. The  Regional Board demurred largely because the amount of money to be sought  must be kept down. Mr. Mulligan says  that neither he nor thc people of Area  "F" will support the referendum in that  case. A rather unfortunate position it  would seem and smacking of coercion.  The people of thc area showed foresight and wisdom in acquiring Soames  Hill as a park. It is theirs to enjoy. To  try to force it now on to an already large  amount to be sought in referendum with  threats of withdrawal of support if denied  seems to indicate little of commonsense  or co-operation.  from the files of Coast News  nes  -5 YEARS AGO -  Miss Colleen Johnson of Driftwood  Players suggested thc School Board at  lasl week's meeting lhal consideration  be given by the hoard for an in-service  drama workshop for teachers.  Miss Colleen Johnson of Driftwood  Players suggested al the School Board  - 10 YEARS AGO -  Al a recent women's club meeting on  "Deceptive packaging" a survey was  taken on the 90 women present: 12%  wore false eyelashes, 28% plucked their  eyebrows. 28% wore wigs or hairpieces.  30% wore mascara, 59% wore padded  brassieres. 77% wore face powder or  rouge. 84% wore girdles. 100% wore  lipstick.  -15 YEARS AGO -  The convenient compact beer bottle  will make its appearance in B.C. April  3rd. This bottle will replace the long-  neck bottle throughout thc province within approximately a week.  -20 YEARS AGO -  Volunteers arc needed to help clear  some of the Centennial Park on Saturday   and   Sunday   and   anyone   with   a  power saw or axes are urged to take part  in the working parly being organized by  Commissioner C.P. Ballentinc.  -.10 YEARS AGO -  Excerpt from a letter to the Editor on  the story of hardy pioneer: ". . .she did  not learn to swim unlill she was sixty.  A friend's little boy was staying with her  fell in the water. Without giving it a  thought, she jumped in after him and  that's how she learned to swim.  Jim Veitch resigns, to everyone's  regret, his position as president of the  Gibson's Board of Trade.  -25 YEARS AGO ���  St. Patrick's day celebration ends in  Police Court. A pair of brothers, Jess  and Oliver Coughlin of Vancouver were  on their way to Stillwater by boat. So it  was getting close to St. Patrick's day they  decided to call at Gibsons for a quick  celebration. As thc liquor went down, the  Irish tempers went up as a quarrel ensued. Corporal Morrison parted the  brothers by lodging Oliver in the police  lockup overnight. The brothers assured  the magistrate that Ihcy both enjoyed thc  tiff and were really thc best of friends.  Promising to leave forthwith they were  fined each '5. They proceeded happily on  their way to Stillwater.  Buccaneer Bay, Thormanby Island, 1930's. Aerial view, looking north across sandy beach and boats anchored in quiet  waters. Spits linking islands flood at high tide. Native Sechelt  Indians held "Harvest Moon" festivals here annually around  mid-September, with competitions in running, swimming,  drama, and oratory.   From early in twentieth century, Union  Steamship vessels called at Vaucrott wharf, just above picture  to left. The bay takes its name from that of a racehorse who ran  in the Derby at Epsom Downs while Captain George Richards  and his crew were charting this coast. A mail packet, with  news of the famous race, found the surveyors aboard HMS  PLUMBER at this spot. Photo courtesy George Hopkins and  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R.Peterson.  By John Burnside  In the Spring of 1966 I  was standing on a piece of  floating wooden sidewalk on  the corner of Queen Street  and Second Avenue in Dawson  City. It was as close as I  could get to the Yukon River  w here the ice had jammed and  sent the muddy water and  giant ice floes up and over  giant ice floes up and over  Front Street and into town.  Across the street from me was  the Downtown Hotel and I was  privileged to witness a moment of pure comic magic.  Hank Dubois, the proprietor of the Hotel was standing mournfully in hip waders  in the door of his hotel with  muddy water three feet deep  running in one door and out  thc other. Behind thc bar in  hip waders was a man called  Eddie Overshoes, thc bartender, dispensing free  booze in the face of calamity.  Across on thc river side of  Front Street was Jack Butter-  worth, proprietor of Butter-  worth's Dry Goods. It was his  custom daily to cross the  street two or three times  a day for a constitutional  whisky. The sidewalks on  Front Street had broken  free and were afloat and in  pieces and thc water deeper  on Butterworlh's side of lhc  street.  "I could sure use a drink.  Hank," called Butterworth, a  lanky and laconic man who  habitually wore a black stetson. "If you can get over  here. Jack, you've got il."  said Dubois. Butterworth  surveyed thai portion of the  river which boiled past the  high steps of his store in  silence for a lew minutes and  turned and disappeared into  thc store. Hc rc-cmerged  in a moment with a long pole  of some kind, commandeered  a piece of floating sidewalk  and poled himself with great  solemnity across the street  for his drink.  It was just one of the unbelievable vignettes from that  flooded Spring. There was a  short and bombastic German  fellow whose name escapes  me. He was generally disliked  for his humourless swagger  and large and dangerous dog.  He was seen striding self  importantly in hip waders on  Second Avenue with his dog  swimming ahead. Unfortunately for his self esteem and  dignity the manhole covers  in   Dawson   City   arc   also  Musings  John Burnside  Slings &  Arrows  George Matthews  wooden and one in his path  under the water had risen up  and floated away on the  tide. The dog swam over it and  he totally disappeared into it  and damn near drowned.  There was a huge ice floe  astride Second Avenue when  the waters went down. I  tried to measure its thickness  standing on tiptoe and to the  full stretch of my arms and  failed. It must have been ten  feet thick. The Yukon River  ferry was left neatly and diagonally parked on Front Street.  When the rising water was  coming fast and it looked like  the whole town might float off  to Alaska, the hospital by the  river front was evacuated.  The man who made the last  run said the huge ice floes  were bumping at the edge  of thc submerged road and the  water washing two thirds of  the way up his wheels and  rising rapidly.  When it was at its worse  all but the north east quarter  of the town was under water  and the old men and women  from the Sunset Home on  Fifth Avenue had been evacuated to the second floor of  thc Post Office. I made thc  last check on thc home in my  pick up truck. Returning,  I came to a stop sign on the  submerged road and conditioning made mc stop.  Allan limes Taylor paddled  his canoe across thc intersection before me with his  little black dog swimming  strongly behind him. I had a  camera on thc scat beside me  and somewhere in thc chaos of  my possessions is an incredible picture taken through the  front window of the truck, of  thc intersection, thc stop sign,  and thc canoe crossing with  following dog.  They bombed the ice jam  and thc water went down  as quickly as it had risen,  leaving most of the houses in  town with everything in them  covered in three or four feet  of Yukon River silt. Our house  on the corner of Fifth Avenue  and Queen Street by the Post  Office was fortunately spared,  the water at its height just  reaching one corner. The  whole drama was crammed  into one incredible half day.  The river and the ice may  well have a starring role in  the Dawson City drama of  Spring but they are by no  means thc whole show. Thc  performance takes place in  May and by May in Dawson  City the days are almost  twenty hours long and the sun  for which one has starved  all winter just never stops  shining. The green comes  magically and suddenly to  the hillsides and the crocuses  are blooming side by side and  simultaneous with the wild  roses of early summer. And  water, apart from flooding  towns, is trickling everywhere  How to express thc inexpressible sweetness of the  sound of running water when  its voice has been stilled for  a full half year.  Wc coincide this week with  thc Spring Equinox and while,  as I said last year, thc music  of Spring comes gcntlicr here  and without the attendant  pent-up passion of the north  it is nonetheless unmistakably  and magically Spring. The  warmth is in the sunlight and  all thc natural world stirs to  glorious life. To be alive  in such a beautiful place-  as this at such a time as this  is to be rich indeed. May your  sidewalks be stationary and  crocuses bedeck your lawn.  By George Matthews  Let mc tell you friends.  I've seen some shabby stunts  in my time but Francis Berger's latest gambit has to be  the lowest.  For those of you who don't  know about the "running"  skirmish between Mrs. Berger  and myself, let me fill you in.  Some few months back Mrs.  Berger, the director of thc  Sunshine Coast Fitness Service attacked my cavalier  attitude towards fitness and  health. I countered by challenging the lady to a jogging  contest to be run from Gibsons  to Sechelt on April 1. Since  that time there has been a  constant jockeying for psychological advantage and last  week my opponent scraped  the bottom of the tactical  barrel in a last ditch effort lo  "psych" me. Well it won't  work Mrs. Berger, you've  played your last card.  As everyone who has read  her column knows, Mrs.  Bergcr is a brown and spindly  middle-aged woman with blue-  tinted hair and canvas tennis  shoes, who takes great pleasure in wheedling and nagging  physical degenerates like myself into taking better care of  their all-thickened bodies.  She is in fact the Mother Tunis  of wheat germ and yogurt. I  know that, you know that. So  you can imagine my surprise-  when last week I was confronted outside my office by a  tall, slim, strong and surprisingly beautiful young woman  who introduced herself to  me as Mrs. Francis Berger.  I've always prided myself on  my ability to remain calm and  aloof in the face of an obvious puton. So, suprcssing  the urge to giggle wildly at  such an overtly ridiculous play  1 went along with the joke.  A light exists in Spring  A light exists in spring  Not present on Ihe year  At any other period.  When Mureh is scarcely here.  A color stands abroad  On solitary hills  That science cannot overtake.  Bul human nature feels.  It waits upon the lawn;  It shows the furthest tree  Upon    the   furthest   slope    h  /(almost speaks to me.  Then, as horizons step.  Or noons repori away.  Without Ihe formula of sound.  It passes, and we stay:  A quality of loss  Affecting our content.  As trade had suddenly encroached  Upon a sacrament.  Emily Dickinson ',  know:  I must admil that this  bronzed Diana played her role-  very well. With not a hint of  embarrassment she launched  into her opinions on the  logistics of "our" run. Only  thc mischievous twinkle in  her eye betrayed for a moment  the game she was playing.  This surrogate Mrs. Bergcr  even told mc how much slit-  had been looking forward to  meeting me. I was myself  even beginning lo enjoy the  little joke thai the real Francis  was playing on me. The aerobic granny had obviously sent  along this athletic young  woman in an effort to make me  chicken out of our run.  It didn't lake long for the  joke to take on a more sinister  character however, when I  realized that the real Mrs.  Bergcr intended to carry thc  thing through even io the  point of having thc "ringer"  actually run the race for her. I  was almost overcome by a  moment of sickening panic;  but regaining my composure  quickly I began carefully,  with subtle skill to unmask  this imposter. In my most  suave and decorous language  I carefully began to sirip  away the mask of ihis employee of my nemesis.  "Docs your mother know  you're out?" I intoned sincerely .  Nothing. Nol thc slightest  faltering of the big ingenuous  brown eyes.  "What's a nice girl like  you doing in a race like ihis.'".  I continued, by ihis lime  beginning lo Ihrow camion lo  thc wind.  "You say lhc most amusing  things Mr. Matthews", thc  bionic wood nymph retorted.  "Do you speak lo your slu-  dents that way?"  I knew she had inc. It was  obvious that this round would  go to the devious Mrs. Bergcr  who was probably silting at  home tatting and chuckling to  both herself and lhc cat on her  lap. It was a humiliating experience. 1 only bring it to  your attention now in an effort  to appeal to the sense of  justice and chivalry in thc  community which will clearly  be outraged by this insidious  plot. The only recourse I have  at his point is to appeal to as  many healthy citizens as I can  to come out and run thc  course with us on thc morning  of April 1, so that they can  witness the sly cunning of the  real Mrs. Bergcr. wherever  she mavbe. Hasn't anyone told the new guy that we only have to  distribute them?!  Coast News, March 21,1978.  LETTERS  Kay White  Editor:  The family of Kay White,  whose brave battle ended March  15 in St. Paul's Hospital, would  like to take this opportunity to  thank those whose well wishes  brought great happiness to our  dear wife and mother during her  last months, and to all those  whose sympathy has made the  past week easier for ourselves  to bear.  Although fully aware of the  facts from thc time her illness  began, to thc last day of her life  Kay White remained the cheerful, hopeful, self-sacrificing soul  those who were* close to her loved  so well. Fortunately she did not  suffer serious discomfort and  faced death with repose that was  a very moving and beautiful thing  to behold. She showed neither  fear nor regret and her last  spoken thought was typically for  others; "It's alright. Don't feel  bad."  Once again, our sincerest  thanks to all those who share in  our loss. She was not an ostentatious person and wished at all  costs that "nobody make a fuss",  but we have decided to have an  informal "at-home" gathering in  her memory thc afternoon of Saturday, March 25 and we hope all  her friends will come.  The Family of Kay White  Jack & Jill  Editor:  Thank you for your excellent  coverage of Jack and Jill  Playschool's relocation. Your  interest in Jack A: Jill is  greatly appreciated and I'm  sure that it will spark other  interested members of the  community to come to our  Open House and sec the reasons wc arc so happy with  our new setting. We oilly  wish that everyone could  see how positively the children  have reacted to it.  Wc would also like to extend an overwelming appreciation lo Inge and Dave  Harrison for Iheir pari in the  total organization of thc relocation. Without their unselfish devotion to the project  it would nol have happened  as quickly as il did. Thank  vou.  Jack & Jill Playschool  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coasl News  Classifieds at Campbell's  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechell.  Sandy Hook complains  (Editor:  As members of the Sandy  Hook Property Association and  the Tuwanek Ratepayer's Association it is our desire to clarify any  issues which could provide  possible misconceptions owing to  our opposition to the rezoning of  Jackson Bros, logging operation  in West D.L. 1410 from the existing R-2 nonconforming zone to  that of the newly-created 1-5 zone.  Without the rezoning of this  district lot, an impression has  been created that there could be a  possible loss of employment.  However, we would like to point  out that Jackson Bros, logging  has been in operation at its  Tuwanek log-dump site since  1963. During the past seven years  this log dump operation has  been carried out in a R-2 nonconforming zone (By-Law #35,  passed in 1971), and has operated  in a successful manner without  any acknowledged loss of jobs.  One of our reasons for opposition to the rezoning of this parcel  of land was its nebulous future  useage as envisioned by Mr.  Jackson. At the Public Hearing of  the Sunshine Coast Regional  Board last December 12th,  1977. Mr. Jackson stated that the  reason for rezoning was (as read  in the minutes),..."simply...  to legitimize existing activities  ...".and when asked whether his  intention was to move the Wilson  Creek operation to the Tuwanek  area, the minutes of this meeting  read:���"He did not have a definite plan to expand the Tuwanek  operation or to take over the  Wilson Creek operation." If  Jackson Bros, logging intention is  to operate in the manner that Mr.  Jackson has described at that  Public Hearing, there is manouv-  erability within the existing R-2  non-conforming zone at present.  It escapes and puzzles us as to  why he requires any change in  zoning. An R-2 zoning is our only  insurance against any future development after Jackson Bros,  ownership.  Our objection is not directed to  Mr. Jackson but to the future  use of that beautiful area of land  in the many years to come. The  subdivisions of Tuwanek and  Sandy Hook are permanent,  whereas Jackson Bros, logging  operations are, in all likelihood, a  terminal situation of an unknown  time period. What the future of  the North half of D.L. 1410 after  Jackson Bros, leave is of prime  concern to the permanent subdivisions of Sandy Hook and of  Tuwanek.  The property owners of both of  our long-standing communities  (Sandy Hook, established in the  I940's, and Tuwanek. established  in 1957). invested in their properties with the knowledge of the  then-existing Lamb's Bay log-  sorting operation. Further investment continued after Jackson  Bros, purchased their property in  1963, as these communities had  the protection of the R-2 zoning  regulation, when it was established in 1971. As this Jackson  Bros, property is situated adjacent to our communities, any  contemplation of rezoning would  seem to contravene the Municipal  Act���702(2), and the authorities  should take into consideration  "....the preservation of the amenities peculiar to any zone",  and "the preservation of property  values". Any rezoning also would  seem to be in dispute of Sunshine  Coast Regional District By-Law  No. 109 (Seehelt Vicinity Official  Regional flan), area designation  7.2.4. to wlllt:  East Porpoise Bay  "The suburban areas t  Tuwanek and Sandy Hook ar  designated as such. However  no increase in the intensit;  of development beyond that per  mittcd under existing zoning shal  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  (or  Holy Week and Easier  Good Friday Services!  10 a.m. St. Mary's Church,  Gibsons  1 p.m. Our Lady of Lourdes  (Stations   of   the   Cross),  Sechelt  3 p.m. Holy Family Church,  Sechelt.  Ecumenical Service  7:30   p.m.   Gibsons   United  Church  Holy Saturday  8 p.m. Holy Family Church,  Sechelt  12 Midnight at St.  Mary's  Gibsons  Easier Sunday  10   a.m.   at   Holy   Family,  Sechelt  12   noon   at   St,    Mary's,  Gibsons  3 p.m. at Egmont Community  Hall  N.B.   NO   Easter   morning  mass at Our Lady of Lourdes.  Ecumenical Service  7:30  p.m.   at  Holy  Family  Church  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4:00 p.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome ���  For information  phone:  885-9750 or  883-2736  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M.Reinhardt  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m.-Gibsons  886-2333  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service ��� 11:00a.m.  Revival - 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  be allowed elsewhere in the Easl  Porpoise area."  We would like to make it very  clear thai wc do not oppose  industry on thc Sunshine Coast.  We recognize and acknowledge  that thc future potential and  development of this entire area  depends upon the co-existence of  residential communities, commerce, tourism and industry.  To accomplish this, we suggest  there must be a cohesive plan  for industry placement in perhaps  industrial bank lands, and not in  sporadic spot localities, intermingled with residential communities. Thc nurture of tourism  as a viable economic industry on  this Sunshine Coast depends on  our asset of beautiful water-  frontage, not the least of which is  thc entire Sechell Inlet. Protection of this waterfront should be  of prime concern wherever rezoning to industry is contemplated. Guide-lines have already  been outlined in By-Law #109.  the Regional Plan.  As Jackson Bros, logging operation has operated successfully  under the present zoning regulation for seven years, and since  Mr. Jackson has stated that it is  not his intent to increase the present operation, and as we do not  have a complaint with Jackson  Bros, limited operations, and as  we do not wish to put them out  of business, we feel that the operation can exist without necessity  of rezoning and without any loss  of jobs. However, we feel we do  not have any obligation to whoever operates after Jackson Bros,  in North-half of D.L. #1410.  Sandy Hook Property Association  and  Tuwanek Ratepayer's Association  Thank yon  Editor:  On behalf of myself and the  Sunshine Coast Community  Resource Society, I wish to  extend appreciation for the  excellent coverage you have  given thc Society and its  services.  Jack McLcod  Be surprised...SHOCKED even!! I  The Lottery  Produced    by    D.   Mackenzie.  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Summer Schedule on both routes will commence  Friday, May 19.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FERRY CORPORATION  For information phone ,,��U<*,  VANCOUVER 669-1211       LANGDALE 886-2242 ^^Laamti  SALTERY BAY 487-9333  urwW Coast News, March 21,1978.  EEXXXXXXXZSj  POTLINF.  Apart from the malfunctioning fans, everything seems to  be running smoothly. Thankful for small mercies, we duck  into the closest lunchroom  and collapse in a couple of  the wooden armchairs that  line the walls. Thc place  smells of soot, sweat, tobacco-  smoke and orange-peels but  at least you can breathe without a mask. Luigi tails almost  immediately asleep. Now 1  have the chance for a proper  nap, I'm suddenly and an-  noyingly wide-awake. I gaze  about the bleak neon-lit  room. About half lhc chairs  are occupied by potline-  workers taking rest-breaks,  Some are asleep. Others  thumb through foreign papers  or skin-books and converse  in a variety of different  languages. The workforce of  the plant is a regular league  of nations. Less than five  percent are native Canadians.  The rest hail from half the  countries of Europe. Thc  production-crews are made up  largely of Portugese and  Greeks. The mechanical department is dominated by  better-educated Germans,  some of whom make no secret  of their continuing pro-Nazi  sympathies. The Immigration  Department must have been  asleep at the switch when  they let those characters  through. For all I know,  Martin Borman's hiding  out somewhere around this  place.  I sip tepid cocoa from the  erratic vending-machine and  light a cigarette, cursing the  Pages from a  Life  -Log  Peter Trower  second-wind that's stung me  alert. Relaxed Luigi snores  blissfully. Across thc room,  a small slumped man comes  suddenly awake and gazes  about blinking. It's Eddie  Firth, a crane-operator I've  drunk with a couple of times  at the local bar. I'm not too  stuck on his company - he's  given to talking Incessantly  and saying very little - but  he spots me and comes over.  "Hey. did you hear about the  deal over in Line Two today?"  "Not a word." I say, trying  to feign some interest.  "Well, seems there's a  big Greek running crust-  breaker there that goes for  boys. The line-foreman on  his shift's a Limey ��� little  blonde-haired guy - you must  have seen him around. Anyhow this Greek, he's got a  crush on the goddamn Englishman - must have been  packin' a torch for months.  Finally he flips-out completely. Way I heard it, he  runs into the guy's office and  starts chasing him around  the desk just like a boss  chasin' his secretary in one  of them cartoons. Right off  his goddamn nut. Must have  scared hell out of the little  Limey!"  ^ Lllm.mth  flrvines Landing^  Marina  Restaurant  I  DUE TO  UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES:  The Irvine's Landing Marina Restaurant  is temporarily closed.  NOT TO WORRY HOWEVER!  We will be open again before long!  The Marina and Camp  Grounds  are still in operation.  "Jesus," I laugh, picturing  the ludicrous pursuit, "What  the hell happened? Did he  catch him?"  "Nah. The Limey scooted  out thc door and hollered for  help. Some of the other  Greeks got thc big guy  calmed down. Guess he'll  gct canned for sure but I  wonder what in hell they'll  put for the reason?"  "God only knows!"  That's Eddie's main piece  of gossip for the night. He  rambles on about potline  scuttlebut of a less-scatalogi-  cal nature and 1 begin to lose  interest. 1 grunt a response  every so often but I'm starting  to feel tired again and take  little of it in. The door opens  and I look up in case it's our  shiftboss but it's only the  line-foreman. "Hey Eddie,  we need the crane."  "Yeah, okay Cliff," he  grumbles. "Well, we'll see  you,eh?"  "See you, Eddie." He goes  out with the foreman. I close  my eyes and begin to drift.  Sleeping on shift is an art  I've never been able to master  properly. I seldom manage  to achieve more than a shallow  coma at the best of times.  Knowing you might be called  out on a repair-job any moment is hardly conducive to  restful slumber. Tonight  however, the tiredness returns and I conk-out utterly.  I float into a pleasant jumbled  dream involving Helga, a  German girl I'm currently  seeing and an odd assortment  of   characters > from   various  periods of the past. It's just  starting to get interesting  when I'm shaken back to  industrial    realities. It's  Luigi.  "What's up?" I mutter  groggily.  "Shit-a-goddamn, son!"  says a voice, "Snap out of  it. You've got a crane down  on Four A."  It's McGraw, our worry-  wart of a new shift-foreman.  Hc habitually uses that odd  folksy expletive. McGraw's  some kind of failed farmer  from Saskatchewan, a large  childish man with an inordinate respect for the work-  ethic. Hc gazes down on us  like a disappointed football-  coach. I swear he's going to  tell us that we're letting down  the team or something equally  as corny but he merely implies this by shaking his  head as he goes out the door.  "Let's go," says Luigi  worriedly. Sleeping in the  lunchrooms is a universal  practice around the plant  during slack shifts but it's  still officially against the  rules.  "Figure he'll report us?"  "Maybe he do. I don't  know. He say I should have  phoned in to let him know  where we are."  "Ah, he'll probably let it  pass," I venture uncertainly.  For the second time that  night, we don our rubber  pig-snouts and strike off  along an outside passage past  the burning black tombs of  the pots. It's the same old  smoky movie and we play our  parts duitifully. Amazingly  its still only five-thirty. I  sure couldn't have slept very  long but feel much the better  for it anyhow. I'm psyched  back into the fantasy that  sustains my morale in this  glum smelter. Luigi and I  are no longer mere millwrights - we're intrepid  adventurers off to rescue a  Classical music  Eric Doolittle, cellist, and Susan Elek, pianist, will join forces  to present a programme of classical music on Saturday, March 18  at 7:00 p.m. in the Sechelt Elementary School Gym.  The program will consist of the  Vivaldi Cello Sonata in B sharp  major, the Prelude from the Bach  unaccompanied Cello Suite in  C minor, the first movement of  the Mozart Piano Sonata K457  and the Beethoven A major Cello  Sonata.  Eric Doolittle, cellist, is currently leading the cello section  of the U.B.C. orchestra. He is a  student  of  Ian   Hampton  who  plays with the Purcesll String  Quartet of Vancouver. Eric has  appeared with the Calgary Symphony Orchestra and has played  in the National Youth Orchestra.  Susan Elek, pianist, has studied music at the University of  Toronto and graduated with a music degree from the University  of Western Ontario. She is currently a student of Bob Silverman  who is one of Canada's foremost  pianists. In addition to studying  herself, she teaches piano in  Sechelt.  The Vivaldi sonata consists  of the usual four movements,  each one contrasting with the one  Ellingham  Twilight Theatre  The worlds of professional  football and the theatre are thc  background for thc two fine films  coming to the Twilight Theatre  this week, and some of filmdom's  best known performers are strutting their stuff in them.  Kris Kristoffcrson and Burt  Reynolds are teamed up as a  couple of likeable rascals who  play football for a living in  Semi-Tough. They play Billy  Clyde Puckett and Shake Tiller  in the film which is based on Dan  Jenkins' popular novel of the  same name.  Both stars acknowledge that  had they been able to they would  have made professional football  their life. "At one time football was thc most important  thing in my life." says Kristoffcrson . Reynolds was actually  an all-Florida running back while  at university. "I would have been  a great football pro," hc says.  "but I wasn't big enough or  fast enough or good enough."  Semi-Tough will he shown at  the Twilight Theatre Wednesday  through Saturday. March 22-25.  Glenda Jackson is thc star of  The Incredible Sarah which will  be shown Sunday through Tues  day. March 2t>28. The two-  time Oscar winner again delivers  a smashing performance in the  difficult title role. Sarah Bernhardt was one of the world's  greatest actresses. She was also  headstrong and selfish and Jackson captures the spirit of the  woman and the actress in her  portrayal.  The story is a free adaptation  of thc Bernhardt legend by Ruth  Wolff. Sarah is shown in her  early struggles on the French  stage, going through a few of  her many notorious love affairs,  and reaching her eventual fame.  Interspersed throughout the proceedings arc several vignettes  from her greatest successes  which offer Jackson the opportunity to display her wide range of  talent. Thc production is handsomely mounted ;;nd thc superb  production and costume designs  enhance thc central portrait.  Director Richard Fleischer gets  admirable supporting acting from  Daniel Massey as the playwright  Sardou, Bridget Armstrong as  a scorned actress, John Castle  as thc oily lover, and especially  Margaret Courtenay as a jealous  actress. One not to be missed.  following it. Vivaldi, best known  for "The Four Seasons" wrote  some of the happiest music ever  written. In this work his quick,  lively movements are interspersed with movements of a  more reticent, melancholy character.  Johann Sebastian Bach celebrated the wide range of sonorities of the cello which was beginning to replace its more subdued relative, the viola da gamba.  by writing a set of six suites for  solo cello. These suites are at thc  core of the cello literature as are  his Well Tempered Clavier of  the piano literature. The fifth  suite is written in Ihe key of C  minor, a key which throughout  music literature has been cm-  ployed in some of the most important musical statements ever  1978 TORO LAWN MOWERS  r*\ARE HEREL  (TWILIGHT  (THEATRE?  886-2827  GIBSONS  CHAIN SAW SALES & SERVICE  see these popular makes  uj+)    '   *      Pioneer  Husqvarna    Poulan        Stihl       McCulloch  Oregon Saw Chains & Grand Berg accessories for the Wood Cutter  HFl'Suncoasl  'J.Po.wer &  Marine **���  Cowrie Street Sechelt 885-9626  made (such as Beethoven's fifth  symphony, his Pathctique Sonata and his last piano sonata.  op.III).  The Mozart Sonata, also in the  key of C minor, is special not  only for its key but because it is  linked to thc C minor Fantasie.  The fantasie is a form in music  which composers used when they  needed more freedom than sonata  form could afford them to express  what they had to say. The C  minor sonata is a dramatic work  which, according to thc music  historian Donald J.Grout, was the  model for Beethoven's Pathctique  Sonata.  The last work on the program,  the Beethoven A major Cello  Sonata is a four movement work  which affords thc two instruments  equal partnership in sharing thc  material. Thc statements made  by thc cello arc taken up and repeated or elaborated upon by the  piano and vice versa. The dialogue often culminates in a unison statement of a theme, the  cello and piano becoming one to  support each other in their statements.  Astrology  *  By Rae Ellingham  Week    Commencing    March  20th.  General Notes:  This month's Full Moon is a  Lunar Eclipse and falls in Libra.  It focuses on relationship problems which have been allowed to  accumulate unfairly. The balance  now has to be restored. Mercury  and Venus opposing Pluto are a  further indication of upcoming  power struggles, verbal joustings  and emotional tug o'wars. May  the best person win.  Neptune is stationary on thc  20th indicating a day of general  muddles and confusion. Sea-  related events, oil and gas leaks  often make thc headline< during  this phenomenon.  Babies born this week have  one major life lesson to learn ���  thc benefits of compromise.  ARIES (March 21-Aprll 19)  Be warned that an intense argument could break up the serenity you've been enjoying. Someone close to you demands that  disagreements be resolved firmly. Because your beliefs and  principles arc temporarily confused, you have to rely on traditional, well-tried methods for a  while.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Emphasis is on health and employment matters. Nagging  aches and pains have to be diagnosed now. Thc pecking order  is rearranged on thc work scene  amidst much noise and flapping.  Hunches and intuition are very  strong so believe your inner  voice. Visit that lonely person.  GEMINI (May 21-Junc 21)  Accent is on all forms of pleasure, amusement, gambling and  speculation. Weekend social  life will be hectic and memorable.  Acquaintances are disruptive  but those very close to you arc  feeling dreamy, idealistic and  impractical. Thc romantics lose  control again. You have to pay the  price later.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  The clash between yuur domestic commitments and personal  advancement has to be dealt  with immediately. Those lucky  enough to be employed may wish  they weren't as work scene  muddles multiply. Placing your  ambitions in clearer perspective  is priority number one.  LEO (Jul, 2.1-Aug 22)  Emphasis is still on communications from near and far. One  short journey, message or phone  call could alter plans drastically.  Love affairs become confusing.  Extricate yourself now or prepare to sink deeper. Escaping is  hard and you know why.  VIRGO (Aug 23-Sept 22)  Spotlight is on your money and  personal possessions. Hold on  to them. Others are out to beg,  steal or borrow. You have to say  'no' and mean it. Domestic life  is subject to impractical arrangements and confusion. Tax and  insurance matters need extra  attention.  LIBRA (Sepl 23-Oct 23)  The Full Moon in Libra highlights your mannerisms and personality. How you appear to  others is now affecting your personal progress. Meanwhile,  those close to you require a clear,  honest statement of your intentions. Wasting their time is  irresponsible. Refuse to listen to  gossip. September 26 Libras  have to face the music.  SCORPIO (Oct 24-Nov 22)  Accent is on being alone to analyse your recent motives and behaviour. You now have to face  and accept your limitations.  Recent tranquility on thc work  scene is broken up by unexpected  harsh words. Financial affairs  become confusing on the 20th.  Hospitals and institutions figure  stronglv.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23-Dcc 21)  As your long-range hopes and  wishes begin to show signs of  promise, thc urge to take further  risks will he tempting. Intense  discussions with friends and colleagues are long overdue and  should cleat thc air. Those born  around December 10th should  tolerate calmly present muddles  and confusion as thc fog will  lift soon.  CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19)  It's time to fight for your  position and reputation as others  have thc check to take credit for  your recent achievements. Don't  back down. Extra domestic  activity    continues. Strange  dreams reveal thc hidden truth.  An old friend in seclusion is now  rcadv for a phone call or visit.  AQUARIUS (Jan 20-Feb 18)  Happy journeys and visits  continue but beware overstaying  your welcome. Your present  philosophy and ideas could be  flatly rejected as boring but  don't gct upset. Be warned  that an acquaintance is out to  deceive you. Long distance  messages are delivered at last.  PISCES (Feb 19-Mar 20)  Heated discussions over personal and shared financial arrangements arc in sharp focus.  You're reminded that money is  thc root of all evil. Control the  urge to overspend. Someone out  there could be undermining your  reputation. Be sure that all credentials are in impeccable order.  Investigate and destroy all rumours.  Creek auxiliary  "Semi t Tough"  Wed., Thurs., Frl., & Sat. Mar. 22, 23, 24 & 25  WARNING: Occasional Nudity, Frequent Coarse  Language    The Woman.  The Actress. The Fire.  The Legend.  OLENDAJACKSON  as'THE INCREDIBLE  Ml  8:00 p.m.  tL',>^l|:l*  Sun., Mon., &Tues.  Mar. 26, 27 & 28  Tuesday, March 13 saw  twenty-two members of Roberts  Creek Hospital Auxiliary at St.  Aidan's Hall with president  Wilma Rodgers in the Chair.  Following the Auxiliary prayer  the president welcomed a new  member. Georgine (Joey) Maklin.  Minutes of thc previous meeting  were then read and approved and  the meeting went on to hear and  discuss the new guide lines  proposed for the Co-ordinating  Council, with one or two minor  suggestions they were acceptable to the members. Committee  reports followed and wc were all  the Estuary  WORK BY LOCAL ARTISTS  & CRAFTSMEN  ���POTTERY BIRDS FOR EASTER  Gower Pt. Esplanade  JOAN T. WARN  886-2681  happy to learn that Bessie Clark is  out of hospital and back home and  we hope she will continue to make  satisfactory progress. The new  Catering Committee has been  busy and two events were catered  to in February.  The President drew attention  to several items on display at  the end of the hall. These have  all been donated and arc to be  used as raffle prizes at the annual  Coffee Party this winter.  Before leaving all members  were asked to sign a "good wish"  card to be sent to Ruth Parker,  together with an Auxiliary spoon.  Ruth has left Roberts Creek to  reside in England, where any  members on holiday over there  will be welcome to visit her. Ten  dollars was given to thc Librarian  to be used to buy magazines for  the hospital.  Next meeting will be on April  10, St. Aidan's Hall as usual  at II a.m. Bring lunch, tea will  be served.  Elson's Glass  Replacement Windows  Call on ELSON GLASS to  arrange installation of aluminum replacement windows,  inside storms, thermopanes  or even to convert your  existing single pane to  thermopane without costly  sash or form removal. Free  estimate.  CALL DON  886-7359  For Free Estimate and  Information Coast News. March 21, 1978.  Sechelt Pipe Band showed up at the Cedars Inn in Gibsons last week to help cele-  brate St.Patrick's Dav.  From the Cab Stand  By John Moore  I'm picking up where I  left off last week, with the  radio, ostensibly the oracle of  Biziniz, God of the Airwaves,  and tncidently a source of endless entertainment. The  greater percentage of business in taxis is repeat business, people who take taxis  all the time. This is as true in  the city as it is on the Sunshine  Coast. Inevitably the regular  drivers become quite familiar  with the affairs of the people  whose addresses they know  from memory. One considerable source of repeat  business in the city is what I  will call the "ladies of negotiable virtue." The relationship between the drivers and  these ladies is an odd one. A  kind of undefined bond exists,  since both are involved in  what are essentially service  industries, but, contrary to  popular belief, their relationship is usually strictly a  business one. Both have an  acute sense of the value of  time and money. A free ride  from either is rarer than a  rooster's back molars.  Their relationship is complicated by suspicion. Suspicious  by nature, the ladies are  aware that the drivers know  their business, and they are  also aware that the police  occasionally use the taxi  companies to keep track of  the movements of individuals.  There have even been rumours of undercover policemen  posing as taxi drivers, taking  trips and talking to the other  drivers, just to keep a finger  on the pulse of the city. One  thing the ladies detest is a  driver who indulges in sniggering, presumptuous familiarity. He's apt to get a black  eye in lieu of fare, or at least  acquire some exotic additions  to his already colourful vocabulary, A driver quickly learns  to hear, see and speak no  evil  Still, the regular drivers  unavoidably come to recognize  certain addresses to and from  which a considerable volume  of traffic may be expected.  Often this traffic is in the form  of deliveries of cigarettes,  liquor and mixers, the usual  accessories to human recreation. Nothing to raise an eye  brow over. For all you know  they're hosting the lnter-city  Mixed Doubles Tiddlywinks  Tournament. And then one  night when it's quiet on the  air and all the drivers are  gagging on horrible take-out  coffee and waiting for a trip,  (any trip, even a comatose  drunk who can't remember  where he lives), the dispatcher  comes on the air and says,  "Car such and such, a delivery to this address," and  gives the familiar numbers.  The driver's ears automatically perk up as the dispatcher  asks the lucky one if he has a  pencil. This is going to be a  big one. Might even be  interesting. The driver has a  pencil. The dispatcher takes  a deep breath and begins;  "Go to a store and pick up a  cantaloupe, a large head of  lettuce, a quart of cranberry  cocktail, an aerosol can of  whipped cream and a pair of  rubber gloves..." The last  part comes out a bit strangled  as the dispatcher tries to  maintain her deadpan delivery  A chorus of clicks from the  mike buttons of other cars,  (the drivers' form of applause)  rends the airwaves as the  bewildered voice replies,  "Where am I going to get all  that stuff at this time of  night?" That's how jaded a  driver can get. It never  occurred to him to speculate  about what they might be  going to do with all that stuff  once he'd delivered it. It made  for an interesting evening  though. The driver had to  drive all over town to acquire  some of the articles. The trip  became a kind of Mystery  Treasure Hunt and the rest of  us listened in as he made  progress reports from time to  time, coming on the air to  announce triumphantly,  'I've got the lettuce and the  rubber gloves I Does anyone  know where I can get a cantaloupe at three o'clock in the  morning?"  I once worked for a company  whose evening dispatcher had  become a radio dictator.  This is a form of taxi-madness  which strikes dispatchers,  usually when they've been  working for too long without a  holiday. This fellow had gone  fourteen months without a  break and became an airwave  fascist. Most dispatchers  allow and engage in a certain  amount of good-natured  banter on the air. It doesn't  interfere with efficiency; it  improves it by making the job  a little more pleasant. This  character used to put drivers  Code Two for the slightest  infraction. (He eventually  fixed his own wagon. One  night a couple of drivers got  out of line and he sent half  a dozen drivers home before  midnight. He failed to notice  that two of those drivers were  the graveyard shift for that  night.)  He was dispatching one  evening when it was very  quiet. I was sitting on the cab  stand, in another driver's  cab, when the dispatcher  curtly gave out a trip to  another cab. The driver I was  with mentioned that the  address in West Vancouver  was a house where a party  involving members of the cab  company staff was in progress  In a short time, another cab  was dispatched to the same  address. Presently the first  cab announced his destination  ���the west end of Vancouver.  Then things got lively. The  first cab was driven by a  friend of mine. His passenger  was the girlfriend of one of the  company managers, who incidentally owned the cab in  which she was riding. The  second cab was driven by  a driver we called Hot Wheels  and who seemed to regard  the job as a kind of apprenticeship for the Daytona 500. His  passenger was the company  brass who owned the first cab  and who'd had a fight with his  girlfriend. He didn't seem to  appreciate the irony in the fact  that she'd got the last word by  absconding in his taxi, for in  no time he'd taken over the  radio of the second cab and  begun haranguing her and the  driver with dire threats and  intoxicated entreaties. What  he didn't know was that his  girlfriend had anticipated him  and turned off the radio in  the first cab when she got in.  Punctuated by outbursts on  the radio, in the background  of which thc sounds of roaring engines and squealing  tires could clearly be heard, a  high-speed car chase ensued  along thc  highway,   Marine  DO IT YOURSELF KITS inground or above  SWIMMING POOLS  INGROUND        INSTALLED        ABOVE GROUND  ���Sold  'Serviced  *AII Chemicals  Whirl Pools  Spa's  Hot Tubs  Jaccuzzi  Saunas  Some facts about herbicides  The other face of 2,4-D  Editor's Note: At a time when  B.C.Hydro Is again applying to  spray the powerllnes on the  Sechelt Peninsula with 2,4-D and  2,4,5-T we feel that the following  book report would be of Interest  to readers.  THE OTHER FACE OF 2,4-D  PARTI  Book Report By  Richard Tamoff  Eurasian Water Milfoil, a  perennial plant that grows in  fresh water, is spreading  through the Okanagan Basin.  Since it grows near beaches in  summer tourist areas it is considered a problem. In May  1977 the B.C.government appointed a three-man advisory  committee and began public  hearings into the control of  Milfoil. This committee eventually recommended a program of eradication which  included the application of the  phenoxy herbicide 2,4-D into  Okanagan Lake. This prospect disturbed a large number  of residents. They formed a  group called the South Okanagan Environmental Coalition,  and began their own study of  2,4-D and its effect on the  environment. The result,  The Other Face of 2,4-D, is  a review of over two hundred  published studies and articles  on the phenoxy herbicides.  In this report I will review the  topics covered in The Other  Face of 2,4-D. All quotes and  page numbers refer to that  publication although many are  also quotes from original  sources.  PREVIOUS ATTEMPTS TO  CONTROL MILFOIL  The most determined effort  using chemical methods was  in the Tennessee Valley Authority, a man-made lake system  in the United States. One of  these, Guntersville Lake in  Alabama, provides an example of the results. In 1969 the  lake contained 14,000 acres of  milfoil. By applying 20-40  pounds of 2,4-D per acre the  infested area was reduced  to 3,000 acres by 1973. Even  though the treatment was continued every year, by 1976 the  milfoil acreage had increased  to around 12,000 acres.  In Southern Ontario government officials looked at these  records and decided it wasn't  worth the cost to try and eradicate the plant. Instead they  began harvesting them. So  far the most successful approaches have been to utilize  the  milfoil as  roughage  in  Drive, and over the bridge,  while the dispatcher apoplec-  tically screamed, "Are you in  control of your vehicle!?  Are you in control of your  radio!?" and business came to  a total halt as the rest of the  fleet sat huddled around their  radios as though savouring  the latest episode of the Green  Hornet. Stay tuned for the  conclusion of this exciting  episode, next week. Over and  Out.  cattle feed and as an ingredient in manufactured compost.  GOVERNMENTAL      SAFEGUARDS  In Okanagan Lake the advisory committee recommended that herbicides should not  be applied in swimming areas,  nor within 500 meters of any  potable water intake system or  any irrigation intake. Both of  these recommendations were  ignored by the provincial  government (1-9).  The formulation of 2,4���D  used in Okanagan Lakes is  called Aqua-Klcen and is  manufactured by Amchem.  This product has been registered by the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency for  use in the control of Eurasian  Water milfoil. Applicators are  warned not to apply the herbicide within one half mile of  potable water intakes. The  only other warning is that  "fish and other aquatic organisms may be killed at application rates recommended on  this label." Aqua-Kleen is  also registered for use in  Canada. The Control Products  Section of the Federal Department of Agriculture limits  Aqua-Kleen and fifteen other  aquatic herbicides as follows:  "do not apply to waters used  for irrigation, agricultural  sprays, watering dairy animals or domestic water supplies". When this restriction  became known the B.C.Ministry of the Environment consulted with the control products section which responded  by lifting the labelling restrictions on Aqua-Kleen for  use by the Province of B.C. in  the Okanagan Lakes for  1977.(1-15.16)  TERATOGENIC      EFFECTS  (BIRTH DEFECTS)  A report prepared by the  Commission on Pesticides  and Their Relationship to  Environmental Health for the  U.S.Department of Health,  Education and Welfare in  1969 found that 2,4-D caused  birth deformities, and a high  rate of fetal deaths in both  mice and rats. (11-3)  Shortly afterwards researchers at the U.S. National  Institute of Environmental  Health Sciences (NIEHS)  also began laboratory testing  of the phenoxy herbicides.  Both 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T were  found to produce significant  teratogenic effects. (II-5)  At this time it was learned  that the formulations of 2,4,5-  T which had been used contained high concentrations (30  parts per million) of tetra-  chlorodibenze-p-dioxin (TC  DD), a substance believed to  be . extremely teratogenic.  This discovery led to more  testing with "purified"  herbicides. The Dow Chemical Company, NIEHS, and the  U.S.Food and Drug Administration, produced reports of  testing 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T  (containing less than one part  per million TCDD) on mice,  TYEE AIR  Announces  Additional Service  To  Downtown Vancouver  NOW  5 RETURN FLIGHTS  Per Day  effective April 3,1978  Leaves Sechelt  Leaves Vancouver Hbr.  7:00a.m.  7:45 a.m.  9:45 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  3:45 p.m.  7:30 a.m.  8:30a.m.  10:30a.m.  12:30p.m.  4:30p.m.  For Further Information  Phone  885-2214  rats and hamsters. These  all confirmed that the phenoxy  herbicides produced teratogenic effects even with very  low levels of TCDD.(II-S)  In Canada, the Food and  Drug Directorate of the Department of National Health  and Welfare tested 2,4-D  and reported in 1971 that all  formulations of 2,4-D tested  produced birth defects in rats.  Most recently the U.S.  Environmental Protection  Agency has been retesting  2,4-D. The results again  showed birth deformities. Of  particular concern was thc  finding that "the greatest  effects of 2,4-D were produced  at the low doses administered  over long time periods".  (11-10)  Since there has been strong  evidence for ten years that  2,4-D causes birth defects in  laboratory animals why is it  still available? The author  suggests a number of reasons.  Producers often attack testing  procedures. A common approach is to say that research  on mice and rats has no relationship to humans. In actuality it is now well established  by the authorities in the field  that testing with laboratory  animals is appropriate to the  human experience. (11-12)  Also the effects of a substance  on humans may be many  times more potent. In the case  of thalidomide (the sleeping  pill which was found to cause  birth deformities in humans),  "humans are sixty times more  sensitive than mice, one hundred times more sensitive  than rats, two hundred times  more sensitive than dogs and  tunes   mure  hamsters."  reason    v\ hy  unrestricted  seven hundred  sensitive than  (11-12)  The main  2,4-D is still ^^^���.  seems to be the existence of  2,4.5-T and its containment  TCDD. When Dow Chemical  first produced their study  showing the extreme teratogenic potential "I TCDD ;ill  attention turned toward  2.4,5-T despite lhc fad lhal  2.4-D has been shown to be  jusl as damaging ;is 2,4,5-T.  (11-121  Pender  Auxiliary  The Pender Harbour Area  Health Clinic auxiliary w ill holtjtj  their next meeting Wednesday,  March 22. 7:30 p.m. .it the  Clinic.  Linda Curtiss and .liuK Wilbec .  u ill give a demonstration orl.  Artificial Respiration and how ir;  applies in the community. There*''  will also be a film called The-*  Pulse of Life. This will be a utt'j  informative meeting so comeii  join in the activity. Gentlemen,*  are also \cr\ welcome and ladies  please wear slacks for partlcij.  pation.  Bingo game will be sponsored ;  b)   the   Health   (. link   Au\iliar\  Saturday, April  1st, al  2 p.m.'  Legion " Hall,    Madeira    Park."  SI CI ILI  GAPI EM CENTRE  Cowrie St.. Sechell   '"'^i1  885-9711 gfc ^^^^^  Potted Plants        \\       Tropical Plants  Easter Lilies  Wm**HmH*wx NOW IN STOCK ����:��^��k��;  Onion Sets ��� Multiplier ��� Seed Potatoes ���  TYPEWRITER  ESTIMATES  Every Saturday  A fully qualified technician will be  available every Saturday of the month.  Quotations given prior to commencement  of work.  Please phone for further information.  885-3258  j@eclieCt(g)lJice@e  Mice  lift  �� we nanaie i.c.b.c. claims. ^  UkLWN A0T6 e#0Y  BB6-7193  HOME SAVINGS  CARPETS-LINO-KITCHENS-CABINETS  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  886-9411  KEN DEVRIES & SON LTD.  886-7112 Coast News, March 21.1978.  jflfifc     REAL ESTATE  ���  INSURANCE  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  Box 238 1589 Marine Drive Gibsons.  OT  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  DOGWOOD CAFE  We are now open from 7 a.m.  to 6 p.m., seven days a week -  COOK ON DUTY AT ALL  TIMES.  THE HERON  NOW OPEN  To Serve You  7AM-6PM  Monday-Saturday  10am-6pm  Sunday  Gower Point Rd.,  Gibsons Harbour  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  *m  .*,  H*WI  -T��?F^   ���,,>-:..^^.'   ','wL  '.'U,  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  ��� Guestrooms (BreakfastIncluded)  ��� Dining Room    886-9033     SjSM-t*  EASTER  CLEARANCE   SALE  \\Q        !$!!Savings!!$!  " V        as much as       /~TS  ,;   50% off u K  on brand name items  JEAN SHOP  886-2111  Gibsons  Granny's  Sunday  Dinner  The menu is: Crown roast  of pork, stuffed with apricot  and nut dressing, new whole  potatoes, buttered and tossed  in finely chopped mint, pan  stir-fried cabbage with cheese  sauce, sweet corn and mushrooms, mashed turnip and  carrots.  With this an appertif tray  of iced celery, cucumber  slices, green onions and  pickled cauliflower.  The main dish is a heavy  one and so a light dessert  should be chosen, a good one  is pineapple mousse.  Have the butcher prepare  a crown roast. If the bones  are protruding, cover the  ends with foil to stop them  scorching. Stuff the centre  or roast without stuffing  and fill the centre with vegetables.  For the stuffing:  t medium can apricots, drained and chopped. (Use scissors) 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs, '/j cup chopped walnuts, 'A cup softened butter,  juice of 1 orange, 1 lemon,  salt and pepper and 1 egg.  Set the oven at 350 degrees.  Allow 20 minutes per pound  and 20 minutes extra.  Garnish with mushrooms  and parsley.  PINEAPPLE MOUSSE  3 eggs, separated  juice 1 lemon  Vi cup icing sugar  '/j oz. powdered gelatin  I'/��   cup   canned   pineapple  juice  '/i cup crushed pineapple  5/8 cup whipped cream  (save some to decorate)  Put egg yolks, lemon juice  and sugar in a double boiler  and whisk until thick and pale.  Remove from heat and leave  to cool, wisking occasionally.  Put gelatin and 4 tbsp.  of pineapple juice in a heatproof bowl and place over  simmering water. Stir to  dissolve gelatin, then add  remaining juice. Stir into  the cooled egg yolk mixture.  Leave in a cool place till it's  just beginning to set. Stir  frequently. Whisk the cream  and egg white till thick and  fold into the pineapple mixture. Turn the mousse into  a serving dish and refrigerate.  Decorate with remaining  cream and some crushed  pineapple.  CHEESE SAUCE  Melt 2 tbsp. butter or  margarine, add flour to make  a thick rue. Add I cup milk,  I cup grated cheddar cheese  and 1 cup fresh bread crumbs.  Over gentle heat, stir till  thick. Salt, pepper and dry  mustard to taste.  CBC  Radio  Work proceeds on the Gibsons new water tank at the top of Henry Road. The eagle  eyed will notice a rather unusual measuring method being used by city workmen.  How to. help children to read  hy Colleen Elson  Our Language Arts program  is, according to the B.C. Language Arts Guide distributed  by the Ministry of Education,  a program of "continuous  progress." We often tend to  think of the program as beginning magically in Kindergarten and terminating in  Grade 12. In fact, the Kindergarten child comes to  school having had several  years of experience in the use  of Language Arts. How extensive this experience has  been will determine, quite  often, how prepared he/she  is for the formal instruction  that ususally begins in Grade  1.  Basically, Language Arts  consists of four areas - Reading and Listening (i.e. the  reception of information),  Speaking and Writing (i.e.  the giving of information).  The child's progress or lack  of progress in the school  Language Arts program will  depend on a number of factors. These include the  child's age, maturity and  physical development; his/her  speech, vocabulary and language, (i.e. the ability to  express themselves clearly);  his/her past social experiences and, very importantly,  their motivation to learn.  How can parents help?  Thc answer that most Primary  teachers would give to this  question is "Read to them".  Positive associations with  reading are formed when  families read together. It's  important too. though, that  the child see his/her parents  reading for their own enjoyment. The child needs to  see that you consider reading  important enough to take the  time to do it. What you do  about reading, says a lot more  to your children than what  you say about reading. Reading should be seen to be a  natural, useful and enjoyable  activity.  The   pre-school   age   child  Long time resident dies\  Ethel Mary McQueen of,  the Sunshine Coast Highway  died in St. Josephs Hospital,  Comox, March 6, after a short  illness in her 83rd year.  Cremation was by the Memorial Society. Memorial service was in Courtenay. She  was predeceased by her husband John McQueen in 1965.  Ethel Mary McQueen was  another old timer of this area.  She was born in England in  1895. She had worked hard  since the age of 14 in housework, coming from England to  Gibsons to marry John  McQueen in 1924. They lived  on a small ranch where  she helped plant gardens,  saw wood and search for  cows, things a city person  would know nothing about.  She always had a smile and a  prayer at night.  In depression years, like  most women, she had to make  clothes out of near nothing for  her   four   daughters.    The  youngest children being  Gibsons first twins. The four  girls were all born in thc small  family home, delivered by Dr.  Inglis.  Mrs. McQueen was a very  kind person and could be seen  sharing fruits, vegetables  and meat from a cow butchered to friends and neighbours. She wanted no frills  even in later years. Any  thought of a washing machine  and water in the house was  ridiculous. About six years  ago she finally consented to  have a cold water tap in the  house.  She lived in the same house  until Oct. 1977. Then she  spent her last fine months  with her second daughter in  Cumberland. Still longing  for her old place, but being  quite content to have an  easy life. Mrs. McQueen was  much loved by her four daughters, Amy Jacobson, Mary  Mottl, Joan Ncwsham and  Jean Day, her four son-in-laws  18 grandchildren and 13  great grandchildren and every  one who knew her.  ALL  SPORTS  Marine  Inc.  can be encouraged to "read"  from picture books, i.e. to  tell the story as he/she interprets it from the pictures.  Clear speech, a good  vocabulary and the ability to  express himself/herself  clearly is a necessity for  success in Language Arts.  "Baby Talk" should be discouraged. It's important to  provide experiences for the  child that will expand his  vocabulary and give him/her  the opportunity to discuss the  events - trips to the beach;  the stores; the zoo; the airport; helping around the yard  and house; visits to grandparents, other relatives and  friends.  Most children, before they  come to school, have the  experience of using scissors  and glue; pencils and crayons.  They cut and paste, draw and  colour - and all of these basic  activities are part of the preparation for thc school Language Arts program. It's  important too. to give your  child the freedom to experiment - even when it means  cleaning up after a mud pie  session.  Once the child is at school,  parents can help by being  interested, encouraging,  and most of all. POSITIVE.  Over and over again, it is  brought out that how a child  feels about himself (i.e. his  self-image) has a large effect  on how well he will learn.  Sonic children may be slow in  their initial school progress.  Wc have to recognize their  individual differences. Pressuring them to do large  amounts of school work at  home will not make the slow-  developer progress any faster.  Play is an equally important  part of the child's day. Listen  to the child read when he/she  suggests it - be encouraging  in your comments. Do take  the time to continue reading  to the child as well, and do  take the time to accompany  him/her to the library where  he can select his/her own  books.  Family games such as "I  Spy", card games and accumulative alphabetical  games, as well as the commercial games available in  stores can be considered as  an alternative to watching  TV.  Wc all recognize that a  good start is important for  our children in their school  experience. It's important  for parents to recognize that  the best start begins at home.  Flab 'a  Fold  886-9303  a  by Maryanne West  There are a number of  Easter Specials on CBC-AM  radio. On Good Friday,  Morningside is pre-empted  for an anthology of literary  and musical works, "The Way  of the Cross" compiled by  Kenneth Winters, editor of  the Encyclopedia of Music in  Canada and narrated by  Warren Davis. The 3-hour  programme includes major  portions of Bach's St. Matthew Passion, Verdi's eloquent setting of the Stabat  Mater; the Passion music  from Handel's Messiah;  Elgars oratorio The Kingdom;  and Gustav Hoist Hymn of  Jesus. The readings are  drawn from the works of T.S.  Eliot, John Donne and George  Bernard Shaw.  In the evening replacing As  It Happens a 90-minute BBC  production adapted from the  classic allegory of 17th century England, Pilgrim's  Progress by John Bunyan with  Sir John Gielgud as Christian  and original music by Ralph  Vaughan Williams.  Mostly Music at 10:20  presents Richard Monette in  The Earthly Cup, Dietrich  Von Hoeffcr's Letters from  Prison.  Between Ourselves, Saturday, 7:05 a profile of the Most  Reverend Robert L. Seaborn,  head of the Religious Council  for Anglicans in Quebec and  Eastern Canada.  Concern, Sunday 9:05 p.m.  examines the new intellectual  ferment in France and the  new philosophy.  Wednesday March 22  Johnny   Chase:   8:04   p.m.  Science Fiction thriller.  Mostly Music:     10:20 p.m.  Tudor Singers  of Montreal,  Bach, Mozart.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Dame  Edith Evans. Serial Readings,  stories by Kafka.  Thursday March 23  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. Stamboul    Train    by    Grahame  Greene, Part VI, Istanboul.  Jazz Radio-Canada: 8:30 p.m.  Nimmons 'n' Nine Plus Six.  Eric Robertson Quartet.  Mostly   Music:   10:20   p.m.  St. Simon's Anglican Church  Choir,     James      Bowman,  counter-tenor,  Stabat Mater,  Pergolesi.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Edwin  and Willa Muir, English translators of Franz Kafka.  Friday March 24  The Way of the Cross: 9:13  till noon, Good Friday Special.  Pilgrim's Progress: 6:30 p.m.  Good Friday Special - BBC  production   with   Sir   John  Gielgud as Christian.  Country   Road:    8:30   p.m.  Ian Tyson.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. The  Earthly Cup - Good Friday  Special.  Nightcap:  11:20 p.m. Greek  composer Mikis Theodorakis.  Saturday March 25  Update: 8:30 a.m. Roundup  of B.C. happenings.  The House:  9:10 a.m.  The  week in Parliament.  Quirks   and   Quarks:   12:05  p.m. Science Magazine, David  Suzuki.  Metropolitan Opera: 2:00 p.m.  Don Giovanni, Mozart. Starring Joan Sutherland and  conducted by Richard Bon-  ynge.  <*w*mmrawmmmm<aa��  Between Ourselves: 7:05  p.m. In God's Pocket, profile  of Most Reverend Robert L.  Seaborn.  Ideas: 9:05 p.m. Referendum  Canada.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. Morley  Calloghan. Migrations a new  poem by Rod Borson. Untime  Death a dramatic poem for  four voices by Jack Winter.  The Hornby Collection: 11:05  p.m. Captain Cook at Nootka,  Part II by Peter Haworth.  Sunday March 2b  CBC Stage: 1:05 p.m. Himself  by Anthony Grey (the Reuters  Correspondence who was  held under house arrest for  26 months in Peking in  1967)  Signature: 4:05 p.m. Herbert  von Karajan  Symphony Hall: 7:05 p.m.  Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Janina Fialkowska, piano,  Dvork, Wagner, Chopin,  Szymanowski.  Concern: 9:05 p.m. The New  philosophers of France.  Monday March 27  Gold Rush: 8:30 p.m. Interview with members of F.M.  Crowcuss in concert.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m.  Easter Choral works on  records.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Lynn  Redgrave. Serial reading  from The Glass Key by  Dashiell Hammett, part I.  Tuesday March 2H  Touch the Earth: 8:30 p.m.  Maritime   special   on   Celtic  music.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Wildlife painter Peter Karstens  and sculptor, Joe Farard.  CBC-FM Radio-105.7  Ideas: 8:04 p.m. Wednesday,  The Pollution Scenario, Dr.  Ursula Franklin of U. of  Toronto. Thursday, Music  and Technology, the beginnings. Friday, Debates from  the Oxford Union. Monday,  Referendum Canada. Tuesday, New Archeology and  Ancient Settlers, Ley Lines.  Thursday: Signature 9:04  p.m. Hubert von Karajan.  Friday: Radio International  9:04 p.m. Part I. Good Friday special. "He died the  way he lived" Part II. Sacred  music bv the Leipzig Radio  Chor.  Saturday: Audience 9:05 p.m.  Part I. The Roosevelt and  the Antinoe - a narrative  poem by E. J. Pratt. Part II.  Piano Quintet in A Major,  Dvorka ��� Linda Lee Thomas  and the Purcell String Quartet. Part 111. Canadian view  of London Theatre.  CBC Television  Science Magazine with  David Suzuki, Wednesday,  8:30 p.,. on channels 2 and  6 this week looks at whales,  dear to the hearts of British  Columbians. Within the last  two decades we have come to  understand something  about their impressive intelligence and complex language  and have changed our feelings  about them from fear to love  and devotion. Also new aids to  help those afflicted with  stammering, and report on  pain-killers and the search  for non-addictive ones.  Also Wednesday at 9:00  p.m. thc ACTRA Awards for  Canadian television and radio  at the annual banquet in  Toronto.  �� Crafts & Hobbies  Seaside Plaza, Gibsons  686-2811  0&  3 OFF Students of John Spence's Technology 12 class are pictured around the Gibsons  All-Nlghter stove lent them by Larry Girard and Dave Kydd as a model for the stove  they will be raffling off in the Sunnycrest Shopping Mall this week to raise money  for class projects.   Freethinker's Pulpit:-  "The RUSSIANS"  bv Andy Randall  In this, the close of my  series on these people of  Russia proper, I am fully  aware that I will have not  found favour with two definite  groups of people, who might  just be among my friends.  The first group will be rankled  over my descriptions of the  conditions under which thc  good people of Russia must  live, and tolerate as best  they can. Also they will  probably call mc a liar, and  that I have used propaganda  styled journalism to point thc  finger of blame on the Soviet  system and its leaders. The  second group will no doubt  label me as a Russian lover;  perhaps even a Soviet agent  in disguise. As a cosmopolitan, and certainly as a  professed Christian. I have a  fellow-feeling for the Chinese,  Russians and all other races  of .people. That, simply, is  my answer.  To continue: Yes, they arc  the wildest party-givers,  and if they take to you they  will give you the shirt off  their backs (or is it shirts  plural?). Like the Chinese,  they will spoil children. They  love them so. Though sentimental, they can be extremely  cruel, but then the Germans  proved that too. A high sense  of humour is balanced with a  patience and a toleration such  as most of us cannot show.  Would you, Joe and Jane  Canuck, stand back at Vancouver's airport to let some  privileged characters board  the plane you'd bought your Tolstoy  ticket for, and all set to go,  just because some pip-squeak  of a Soviet official ordered  you to "Get the big 'H' out  of there." The privileged  ones arc not necessarily top,  or even middle strata, Soviet  mouthpieces. Just they have  the jump on those who haven't  got that open sesame to all  doors into thc golden circle.  And, poor devils, they may  have waited at that airport  for 24 to 36 hours for their  plane. Tolerance? Wc simply  do not know thc word as it  applies to these people. And,  why? There is no other way.  Protests affect thc lop-brass  like steam in a blizzard.  These are some of thc things  that    make    dissidents    of  so many who have been labelled traitors, defectors, by the  Supreme Soviet. They all  love Mother Russia.  It is a good idea for us to  look on thc bright side of  life, but wc should not forget  so easy the years of Stalin's  purges when hc had millions  killed, or suffer misery and  death in mental hospitals or  Siberia's prison camps.  Kruschev gave his people  hope by the de-Stalinization  of controls, and some travel  outside the Iron Curtain.  Brcsncv lowered the boom  again in taking the middle  line between Stalin and Kruschev, So thc people are  damned if they do. and  damned if they don't, just as  before, but with a little less  fear of the KGB (police).  There are more than 6  million religious, or church'  followers. Bibles are in great  demand, so are the old ikons.  Some say it is just for anything  to give them a lost link with  their past beliefs. Strange,  but those were their golden  days, or so they fancy. Mother Russia they passionately  love, not Soviet Russia. A  question comes to my mind.  If Germany had gone Communistic instead of Russia,  would their people have had  the religious freedom, and  many other freedoms, the  Russians lack? 1 think yes.  Russia's national character  had been too long impregnated with the centuries of  Czardom, and its often merciless subjugation of the  masses. True Communism,  that which was idealised  by the writer Count Leo  not    only    in    his  writings but in his private  life, should have had its birth  in a more democratic country  than old autocratic Russia.  That was the people's loss,  an ideology that came out of  thc oven half-baked, and handled as it still is handled by  a power conscious group of  mini-czars with less regard for  humanising Russia, than their  overall craze to compete with  thc West in all technological  ideals. They simply have  grabbed a hold of the wrong  ideal. As for thc old Communistic Manifesto and its  declarations of world domination by any means, that I  will leave for those who must  know more about those things  than I can ever dream of.  What do the Russian people  want? Lowering of trade  barriers; sharing of literature;  music, more than the regulated and chosen few acceptable  bands, stars of stage and  screen; art and other freedoms with the West. Oh,  and by thc way, if you don't  like thc music, do not shoot  our editor. John Burnside,  he probably does not agree  with some of this, I, the  pianist am playing. Back to  the drawing board. There is  a freedom of choice. Hob-  son's Choice we used to call  it. Become a member of the  Supreme Soviet; or the Communist Party Central Committee; or any one of the other  affiliations down through the  network, and you won't have  to wait for that pie in the sky.  They pic comes to you as a  reward for being a good Joe,  when you sign on the dotted  line. You travel, nay you are  expected to travel with Bresnev's blessing, a grip full of  ;moola, and all the indoctrination requred for handling  those pesky, so inquisitive,  Western capitalistic smarties.  Part of that meaty pie is the  liberty to come back home to  Russia with "souvenirs"  galore.  Speak your mind once, maybe twice, and Nobel Prize fellow or not, you become a dangerous pariah, an outcast.  You stink, you rot, you are  an enemy of the Soviet State.  Goodbye privileges. Goodbye  Mother Rusia. Maybe, goodbye you. That takes care of  those who will not conform.  Guess my life would have  been cut short in un-freedom  land.  Among the escape valves  for the people, and I have  mentioned black-marketing,  is one I particularly enjoy.  Though it is a dangerous  pastime, almost as hurtful  as Rusian roulette, the Russian genius for poking fun  (behind the scenes) at all  things Soviet is my favourite.  I like this anecdote, where the  Muscovites find the whole  lifestyle of their leaders such  a mokery of the Marxist  ideals that they make a joke  on Bresnev.  'Bresnev wanted to impress  his old mother on how her son  had got along. So he invited  her up from their home in  Dneprodzerzhink, in the  Ukraine. (I've been in the  Ukraine. Wheat-growing  country.) He showed her first  through his spacious apartment in Moscow, but she  seemed uneasy and puzzled.  Next he called the Kremlin  for his Zil and they motored  to his dacha (mansion) near  Usovo; it had been earlier  tenanted by Stalin and Krushchev. A grand tour of all the  rooms and grounds brought  no response. Finally, he  called for his personal helicopter and flew his mother to  his hunting lodge at Zavidovo,  When he'd escorted his  mother to the banquet room,  showing off the huge fireplace, his guns, everything,  he turned pleadingly to her,  "Tell me Mama, what to you  think?"  "Well," she halted, "It's  good, Leonid. But what if  the Reds come back?"  Another diversion to lighten  a hum-drum life is the Cat  and Mouse game played  seriously by the intelligentsia  and the Soviet authorities.  Everyone watches the writers,  artists, musicians, playwrights and comedians to  see how far they will dare the  Secret Police in their role of  state censors. Just one more  little jump out of the mouse  hole, and Big Cat has his  prey. That stops the wee  mouse for a long while, but  other freethinking mice wait  their chance and they play  against odds.  Russians are people, just  like ourselves. Extremely  down to earth folk, who do  not have the ix-ups caste-wise  as in India. I feel there is  great hope in their joining  the family of nations. IF their  government would drop those  invisible barriers to international communication and  purposeful goodwill.  Sea Cadets seek  practical help  Coast News. March 21. 1978  The Sunshine Coast Corp of  the Sea Cadets which meets  every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in  Elphinstone Elementary School  has been gifted an old Cod Boat  which needs a bit of work done on  it.  Any retired or inactive ship  wrights who could help or guide  the boys and girls in repairing it  would find their help very much  appreciated. The boat will be  arriving in Gibsons shortly.  If you can help in any way please  contact Ted Fitzgerald at 885-  2970.  ��Jfl*x  maaamafma^amaftaamtm  The advertisers on these page*  GIBSONS HARBOUR  BUSINESS ASSOCIATION  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  r/i/upMr  nnvtiEnniiir.  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  10%  OFF      6 ITEMS OR MORE!  With 2 locations to serve you best  WHARF ROAD  SECHELT  885-9554  1521 GOWER PT. RD.  GIBSONS  886-2200  * Dressmaking  * Repairs  �� Alterations  ���v Readymade Clothes and  Hand Crafted Items  I 886-2515  GIBSONS HARBOUR AREA  886-2515!  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Equus  b�� TrishCramer, B.H.A.I.  and Debbie Rhodes  HAULING HORSES  Horses kepi as pets are  seldom moved any great distance, therefore few of them  ever become accustomed to  being loaded and hauled.  Because of our isolated  location, all animals kept in  this area should be trained  to do this. If vou have ever  had occasion to load and  haul an untrained horse you  will know why.  lIQ6   Id DIGS    Point Atkinson  Tue.Mar.2l  Thurs.Mar.23  Sal.Mar.25  0400                1.3-7  0445               14.0  0545  14.2  0945                8.7  1050                7.0  1210  5.3  1510               12.4  1650               13.2  1820  13.8  2140                5.4  2300                5.7  Sun.Mar.26  Wed.Mar.22  Fri.Mar.24  0010  6.8  0420               13.8  0515               14.1  0610  14.3  1015                7.9  1130                6.2  1245  4.6  1600               12.8  1735               13.5  1915  13.9  2225                5.5  2330                6.1  Mon.Mar.27  GIBSONS LANESn  7.5  14.3  kj^&    Hwy 101,   886-2086  ui:>  2000  4.0  13.9  I          ^yaJ^^MJHr  OPEN  laaaa    "'^i  Friday It Saturday 7 -11 p.m.  Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. and 9 ���  11 p.m.  The most important part  of this training is to have a  good attitude on the part of  the handler. If he or she is  not confident in their capacity  as the handler, the horse  feels insecure and will not  consider entering such a confined area.  Horses introduced to hauling by a competent handler  will always load well, even  after years of never being  hauled. When beginning,  the trainer will go very slowly  and gain the confidence of  his charge, going only as  far as the horse seems willing.  It may take 10 or IS minutes  to load the first time. If  handled correctly and settled  between commands, this time  will decrease quickly. In a  short time, the horse will  walk confidently into his  own vehicle.  Before one even attempts  to load, you must first evaluate your vehicle. Is it safe,  does it rock and reel when the  horse enters, is the roof too  low, is the ramp secure and  ofa non-slip surface? Ahorse  trailer should be secured to  a vehicle and brakes applied.  A stock truck should be  parked so the ramp is not a  steep incline, horse racks,  unless of the factory made  variety, are fairly unsafe and  should be checked over to be  sure   that   the   horse   can't  18th Annual  Hi NEIGHBOUR  BRAND NAME APPLIANCE  February 6 - March 31,1978  Be a winner at our 1978  Hi Neighbour Sale!  Major savings on natural  gas and propane  appliances  yoit  iSAVF  $100 ion INTERCITY  # FURNACES  W  : ��� <**: nil  SAVE $6600 on ranges  SAVE $7600 on washers  SAVE $5600 on dryers  SAVE $3100on water heaters  SAVE 20%  on brand name dishwashers,  pool heaters, refrigerators,  gas grills, RV equipment and  camping gear  FIRST PLACE FOR VALUE  Your Canadian Propane dealer  TOTAL PROPANE SERVICE!  I CANADIAN I  CANADIAN PROPANE  GAS & OIL LTD.  Porpoise Bay Rd.,   Sechelt  885-2360  Fastball  A meeting will be held  Wednesday, March 22nd in  the Gibsons Athletic Hall at  7:30 p.m. to organize the  Senior Men's Fastball League  for the coming season. Anyone interested in entering  a team or individuals who  wish lo play are invited to  attend.  go over the top or sides in  transit. If using a horse  rack a Vi ton truck is required.  Before you actually load  your horse and haul him anywhere he should have his legs  and tail wrapped against  injury. If it is winter he must  be blanketed and possibly  hooded, if in a rack without  atop.  One way of insuring that  he hauls quietly is to make  sure he is a big hungry before hand. Always give yourself lots of time to load, at  least 40 minutes, so that you  will not be rushed and upset  your horse.  Our ferries are usually no  problem to livestock, if you  are at the terminal at least a  half hour before sailing time,  you will not have to wait.  This is a provision that is  greatly appreciated by horse  and owner alike. The ferry  ride itself is usually enjoyed  by the horse.  Our advice on hauling is:  have good equipment, take  your time, practise with the  vehicle before loading the  horse. Speak with an experienced hauler before embarking on a long trip, about  rest stops, herd laws, boarder  requirements, etc.  National  volleyball  A crowd of around two-  hundred and fifty showed up  at Elphinstone High School on  Saturday evening to watch an  exhibitional volleyball match  between the Western Sector  of the Canadian Women's  Volleyball Team and the Mission Molsons, considered to  be the best high school boys'  team in B.C.  The final score with the  women wimming by Arse  games to two is an indication of the calibre of the  boys' team. They had a slight  height advantage as the net  was slightly lower than the  regulation height for men and  one notch above that for the  women, and this along with  thc great effort gave them  two of the five games.  Spectators enjoyed some of  the finest playing seen in  this area, and apart from the  entertainment value, local  participants in the sport  picked many valuable pointers.  The only blemish on the  evening was the distraction  caused by some of the youngsters noisily playing on the  sidelines. This was disconcerting both to the audience  and the players, and should  have been guarded against.  Final game scores were:  Canadian Women's Team,  First game IS, Mission Molsons, 7; CWT Second game  16, M.M. 18; CWT Third  game 15, M.M. 5; CWT  Fourth game 16, M.M. 14;  CWT Fifth game 6, M.M.  15; Game Totals: Canadian  Women's Team 3 to Mission  Molsons 2.  1  'ill    If you should run  into  .to1/*  I      a large Ukrainian  bunny  rc.  at Easter   y  take  your  car  to  I$��&^*^'  ^Z  Wally.  ���:  I  CONCRETE &  CONSTRUCTION LTD.  offers  A Complete Concrete &  Building Service  * Forming  * Place & Finishing  * Decorative    Work;    sidewalks,  patios & driveways  A FULL SERVICE CENTRE  FOR ALL YOUR CONCRETE &  CONSTRUCTION IDEAS  Jim  886-7571  Ron  886-9262  iif:WiYi��^  Rugby  A   new   season   of   motorbike   racing    ago Sunday. The racers are pictured here  got  underway at  Aldergrove  a week     in the midst of rousing action.   PlfHig      _ Continued From Page One  that will appear in the pros- and Sunnycrest Roads and a  pectus���will strictly govern all reluctant second choice is  buildings and modifications. Payne, since Payne by-passes  Crosby said. On the eastern Gibsons entirely,  side of the subdivision the lots Kinsmen Park and the con-  end at he Gibsons Creek struction of the Kinsmen club-  ravine and that part of the house came to the attention of  subdivision in the ravine has the committee by way of a  Dr. Bruce Hawes from the  University of Victoria gave a  workshop in Gibsons on Sunday  March 12th. It consisted of  coaching techniques and the  fundamentals for beginners.  About thirty people from the  High School and the Gibsons  Rugby Club attended.  Dr. Hawes is the coach for the  British Columbia International  Touring team. Last week they  played and beat a team from  Queensland, Australia. The  game was televised at 6.00 p.m.  on Sunday.  In local rugby the Gibsons  Rugby Team beat the Vancouver  Cats by a score of 12-6 at the  Langdale playing field on Saturday.  Volleyball  The Sunshine Coast Invitational Volleyball Tournament  was held over the weekend at  the Elphinstone High School.  In good close competition, first  place went to the U.B.C.JV's;  second were the U.B.C.Totems;  3rd the Sunshine Coast Pacemakers; fourth. Cimo Volleyball Club; 5th, the Mission  Belles; and sixth the Beachcombers.  Soccer  Three games took place over  the weekend in the Sunshine  Coast Soccer League. On Sunday  at 12 noon at Hackett Park it  was the Sechelt Chiefs against  Wakefield United. The Chiefs  juped into a three-goal lead in  the first half on goals by Howard  Joe, Kenneth Paul, and William  August but the United fought  back with two goals of their own  before half time both scored by  Alan Nickerson. In the second  half veteran Theodore Dixon  scored twice for the Chiefs  before Alan Nickerson completed  his hat trick for the United to  end the game as a 5-3 victory for  thc Chiefs.  At 2:00 p.m. at the Indian  Lands Park the Shamrocks and  the Renegades battled to a 1-1  tie. After a scoreless first half  Bobby Power scored on a penalty  kick for the Shamrocks before  Barry Johnson tied it up for the  Renegades.  It was another 1-1 tie on  Saturday at Hackett Park when  thc Wakefield United were in  action against the Mr.Sports  team of New Westminster.  High scoring Alan Nickerson  tallied for thc United before  Billy Zotzman tied it up on behalf of Mr.Sports. Gary Ronen-  sky was voted the best dressed  player on the field.  been designated park.  Among other items of business: approval of a 2-lot subdivision on Abbs Road by R.  Emerson; approval for the  addition of three bays to  Andy Vanderhorn's Gibsons  Motors; a review of Village  properties to see what Council  could do to accomodate the  Retarded Childrens Association's request for a garden  and building site; the filing of  an unsigned letter from MTR  holdings stating intention to  pursue the neighbourhood  pub development of the  former Inglis home when feasible; informing Jonathon  J's Souvenirs, a Vancouver  firm, that the Village does not  issue sidewalk vending  licences; informing the citizens committee���Joan Rigby,  Ted Mitzel. and Jerry Kirsch  ���to begin attending the sub-  regional planning meetings of  the Regional District. The  ministry of Municipal Affairs  has told Council that the  Village shall participate in  regional planning. The Council will tell the Regional  District that its choice of an  access road from the Highway  101 alternate route is Gilmour  complaint about the noisy departure of club members from  their evening meetings. There  apparently was a threat to take  legal action to prevent Kinsmen use of the park area on  the grounds that the land was  donated to the Village "for  recreational use of children."  The committee felt the Kinsmen building could be considered a part of park improvements in that it will  legally be owned by the  Village and will be used for  public purposes other than  Kinsmen meetings.  Family  hikes  Families interested in spending  a couple of hours walking through  the woods on Sunday afternoons  arc invited to join us on Sundays  at 1:00 p.m. outside Wilson  Creek Community Hall to go on  Sunday Family Hikes. These  walks will be easy enough for  children and older people, and  will last around two hours.   In-  If you would like more information about these walks, please  call April at 885-5422, or the fitness Service at 885-3611.  9eClie.lt      .Continued From Page One  under way and a donation of  $500 was allocated towards it.  Second reading was given  to Zoning Amendment Bylaw  180 which involves Mr.  Claytons property at the Trail  Bay Mall, a public meeting is  slated for Wednesday, March  22nd.  The Sechelt Vicinity Plan  meeting date was moved forward. Alderman Kolibas informed Council that it will be  held on April 4th at the  Senior Citizens Hall.  Alderman Lietner put forward a request from a Christian group wishing to erect  a tent close to the logger  sports area in Hackct Park in  order to hold religious gatherings. It was felt that additional information was required on  the size of the tent and the  length of the stay.  It was moved by Council  that Mayor Nelson contact  Len VanEgmont regarding the  upgrading of Trail Avenue.  The feeling was that a time  limit should be set for the  completion date.  At the April 5th meeting of  Council Mrs. Johnson will be  presented with the Jubilee  Medal commemorating the  25th year of the reign of  Queen Elizabeth I.  Garbage  * Continued From Page One  At the present time the Regional Board is awaiting a  feasibility report from Dayton  and Knight about whether a  suitable site in Roberts Creek  is available.  Branch and the Gibsons dump  is beginning to give evidence  of leaching problems and the  Sechelt dump is thought to  be too far out of the way for  residents of Gibsons and regional Area "F".  :  ApriU 7:30 p.m.  in the  Senior Citizen's Hall  Sechelt  J.M.Kolibas  & D.J.Roy -Village Planner Coast News, March 21,1978.  Classified Ad Policy  All Uattnga 50�� per line per week.       CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  or uae the Economical 3 for 2 rate NOON SATURDAY  3 weeka for the price of 2 ,     . . ..  * In the event of an error the  Minimum  $2.00  per  Insertion.    pnbUaber ahall be reaponsible for  AUfeea payable prior to Insertion,    one corrected Insertion only.  Ilib offer la made available lor private ladMdula.  Tbeae CUaatfkadoaa  remain free  Eventa  Lest  - Fond  Print yew ad In the aqoarea Including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be aore to leave a blank apace after each word.  No phone ordere Pleaae. Juat mall In the coupon below accompanied by caah, cheque  or money order, to Coaat Newa, CUaaUleda, Boi 460, Glbaona, B.C. VON 1VO, or  bring m person to the Coaat Newa office, Glbaona  DROPOFF POINTS: Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Westersund's Chemists  .Pender Harbour.  Coming Events    Announcements   Work Wanted     Work Wanted  LOST  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  CLASSIFICATION:  VON 1V0                                         Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  I  I  I  I  I  -  I   ... . ._  |mii 'tJUjJ_1>7  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON-  The Lion's Share of Personal Sale Items  can be Found Under Close Scrutiny  Only In the Coast News Classifieds  If It's a Tradesman or Professional  Service that you require be sure to look  first In the Sunshine Coast Business  Directory.  The Sunshine Coast Figure  Skating Association is presenting  an ice Carnival on Friday, March  17th at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday,  March 19th at 6:30 at the Sunshine Coast Arena.,    tfn  WOMEN'S CENTRE  Roberts Creek, 885-3711. Drop-in  library,  information,  Thursdays  11:00-4:00. tfn  Wilson Creek Community Services Meiting, 2nd Monday of  every month at the W.C. Comm.  Hall at 8:00 p.m. Coffee served.  To All Residents of Sechelt &  Surrounding Area. Please be informed that the "Sechelt &  District Chamber of Commerce"  has implemented a permanent  telephone number at 885-3100.  Wc welcome your suggestions,  criticisms and inquiries at above  number during regular office  hours.    Board    of    Directors.  Announcements  We would like to thank all the  folks who helped our son���on  Tuesday, March 14/78, especially  Tricia and her anonymous friend,  Kathy White at the Village store,  the nurse of the medical clinic  with a special thanks to Dr.  Mountain. Bob Chiri���patched up  Gordon and Jane. (The Latham  Family). #12  LIFE DRAWING CLASS  Tuesday nights, 7:30 p.m. Room  118, Drop by. Average cost of  $2.00 a night. 886-9737. Also  wanted: male nude models.  Mr. & Mrs. Crook of Roberts  Creek wish to announce the  marriage of their daughter  Shannon to Mr. Albert Cowan of  Richmond, B.C. Wedding to  take place March 25th in Richmond, B.C. #12  Wally's Mobile Disco  All   kinds   of  music  for   your  dance, wedding, etc. Light show,  P.A. System, Reasonable rates.  Ph. 884-5312 after 6:00 p.m. #14  Now Is the Time  Blueback���Cod���Springs.  Mizpah Salmon Charters is offering a special rate to residents at  '35. per day per person (3 persons) plus bait for an 8 hour day.  Call Bob Wickwirc at 885-9750.  #12  Teller Typist required immediately for Gibsons area. Must be  fully qualified, references required. Box 20, Coast News. #13  Have a 14 h.p. garden tractor  to rototill vour garden. Phone  886-9590. #13  Wanted  Timber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.  Province Newspaper  Home Delivery  Langdale to Beachcomber  Inn  886-9503 Anytime  #13  Small propane fridge wanted,  883-9170. #13  24" rcsaw or shake blocks. $150.  a cord. Leave message at  885-2686 or after 6 p.m. at  885-5374. #13  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  Help  Wanted  Welcome Wagon Assistant  Hostess. Phone 886-8043.       #12  GET READY FOR SPRING  Gardener   experienced   In   bed  preparation,     pruning,     transplanting.   Leave   message   for  Dave 885-3464. #14  Get Ready for Spring!  Fruit tree pruning, gardens dug,  pcrrcnials divided. ALSO 1-ton  truck for hire, light moving and  hauling. 886-9294. tfn  Bob Kelly Clean Up Ltd.  A load on this truck  is a load off your mind!  886-9433 tfn  Reliable carpenter, experienced  in renovations, framing, finishing, concrete. reasonable.  886-7289. #12  Female logging camp cook.  10 to 20 men. Available immediately. Experienced and reliable.  581-3707 #H  For Explosive Requirements:  dynamite, electric or regular  caps. B line E cord and safety  fuse, contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road. Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute. #7tfn  Fast, Gean, Efficient  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Vacuum equipped. 886-7785. tfn  Fully Qualified Electrician  it Free Estimates it  886-2546 tfn  Moving and hauling. Gardening  Rubbish Removal. Odd jobs of  anv kind. Quality work. 886-9503  #15  Small female white poodle.  Lost around thc Bay Area.  Reward. 886-2805. #12  One green tackle box at Gibsons  Boat Ramp February II. REWARD. 886-7289. #12  Set of keys in Gibsons hall.  Please return lo Richard's  Wear store. #12  Persona/  Child care counsellor  community run, family oriented residential treatment  centre for children. Must be  able to work with children  and their families as well as  maintain close communication  with local residents, school  personnel and other social  service workers. Require experience and some educational  background in social services.  Apply to: Director. Wilson  Creek Family Centre, P.O.  Box 770. Sechelt, B.C. VON  1V0. For information call:  885-3885 #13  * CAT-BACKHOE *  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633  886-9365  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peer|eas Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  ROTO-  TILLING  Let Me Prepare Your  Garden or  Lawn .  Area  Call Ted  886-2821  Alcoholics Anonymous meetings,  Gibsons Athletic Hall. 8:30 p.m.  Every Monday. 886-9059 or'  886-9904 for information.        #26  DISCERNING ADULTS: Shop  discreetly by mail. Send $1.00  for our latest fully illustrated  catalogue of marital aids for  both ladies and gentlemen.  Direct Action Marketing Inc.,  Dept. U.K.. P.O. Box 3268,  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3X9.       tfn  Women of all ages. Are you  interested in joining the first  "Women Together, Inc." on the!  Coast? For discussing women 'j  problems���here���and abroad1;  in a non political, non militant,  ���but positive way. Box 6531  Gibsons.    E.    Black    886-944)   m  Obituaries  I  SECHELT  TAX SERVICE  Your local tax man  on Cowrie St. in Sechelt  9:30 - 5:30  from $9.00 Tues.-Sat.  Grey: Passed away March 15,  1978. Grace Grey, late of Gibsons  at thc age of 67 years. Survived  by her loving husband Rocky,  two daughters Grace Clemens  and Betty Lennox, eleven grandchildren, three sisters. Lina  Campbell, Rhoda Morrison  and Violet Anderson. Service was  held Saturday. March 18 at the  Devlin Funeral Home. Gibsons.  Rev. D. Brown officiated.  Cremation.  Sunshine Coast Business Directory  r******* AUTOMOTIVE *********  NEED TIRES-*  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  JttheSBENDSon Hiqhttay 101  Phone 886-2700  ��tint Citrine Itb.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park  886-3133  J. McKenzie Ron Blair, P. Eng.  Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 387 Sechelt   V0N3A0  Box 860  Gibsons  ******** MISC. SERVICES *********  DISTRIBUTOR OF REPLACEMENT  /    PARTS FOR CM. DIESEL ENGINES  jfc/   ��� No Freight Charges ���     ��� Vancouver Prices ���  ft KINGO DIESEL SALES & SERVICE  "*"     886-7356   box ai3. sibsons. b.c. von ivo   886-8181  |ah)\BE ELECTRIC ltd,    Jgfa  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  WINDIOR-,  MIUIWIIM  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance Electronics     Pole Line  ���POWER   TO   THE   PEOPLE"  **********   EXCAVATING    *******  CUSTOM BACKHOEWORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage walerlines, etc.  ,Ph 8H5-2921 Roberts  Creek  r  Nequatque Resorts Ltd.  ...... u ���,_,.      .      Construction Division       v���������.m���ii  Will build to suit ion name it,  Residential or High Rise        Vinyl Siding we can do It  Gibsons 886-2597   Ph Collect Vancouver 112-327-8757j  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss ^Fertilizer   Licensed tor Pesticide Spraying   v3 Gibsons Girl S Guvs  V Downtown Gibsons *^  fl     it (Jomplete Professional Hair Care  5     it Painless Ear Piercing  886-2120  \M  Zola? QcapRvX  * Commercial Screen-Printing  ��� Custom T-Shirts 886-2640  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove";  ********* CARPENTRY **  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311^/  J.B.EXCAVATING        886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation   ,��^ ,  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe t&,  ,  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing V��(it>v.\.  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields   -i?-JS?i  W. W. UPHOLSTERY & BOAT TOPS LTD.  Everything for your upholstery needs  FOAM - PLEXIGLASS SALES  886-7310  1779Wyngaert  STANHILSTAD ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  ORREROOFING  RR  1. Port Mellon Highway       Phone 886-2923  L & H Swanson Ltd.  Readymlx Concrete  Sand & Gravel with 2 plants  Sechelt and Pender Harbour  Backhoes  885-9666 or  885-5333  -Dump Trucks-  Porpoise Bay Rd.  Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  ********* ELECTRIC  ' JoM'S  *WLectrical  ^tontracting  Tom Flieger   Phone 886-7868  Box 214. Gibsons. B.C.  VON 1VO  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems   Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  s   ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg. 886-9411  \ y  ********* PLUMBING **********  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNERSERVICE  Complete Instrument OOD" / 1  ZZ3L  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd..  886-7527  Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons  * Feed  * Pet Food  * Fencing  * Fertilizer  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Oles Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercial Container!, available  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  Top tall trees ad|acacent to building  Marv Volen  888-959/  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving ths Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreessen 888-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  h Qualified Workmanship ���  !(,   RRH2MARLENERD.,   aQe _������  ROBERTS CREEK     ��IO-Od��*3  >  CARMI CRANE SERVICE  Industrial or Residential Lifting  Phone I  886-2401 or 886-2312      _J���  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving 8, Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone t)8b-2664     Member Allied Van Lines    R R  1. Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 888-9949  Commercial  Residential  885-2992  Maintenance  Continuous  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     EsTmates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p q box 743  At rear of Shannon Industrial Supplies Gibsons, B.C.  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING-PIPEFITTING-STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  888-7017  All Work Guaranteed  GIBSONS LAWN MOWER &     UUL0M9  CHAIN SAW SERVICE 886-2912  Gibsons Industrial Park, #5, Shaw Rd.  "Repairs to all makes"  DOGWOOD CAFE 886-2888  ��� Breakfast  ��� Lunches  ��� Dinners Gibsons, B.C mmmm  10.  For Sale  Coast News, March 21,1978.  For Sale  For Sale  For Sale  APPLIANCE TRADE-IN  SALE  Come and talk to your appliance dealer at the new  MacLeods store in Sechelt.  McLEODS HARDWARE  Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-2171  GARAGE SALE  Gibsons Cubs and Scouts  will be having a garage sale on  April ISth. Anyone wishing to  donate articles please call:  886-7207; 886-2767; 886-7048;  886-7982. #14  3/4 box spring mattress. $25.  Wanted: sewing machine in  good condition. 886-929.0.       #13  GOOD MIXED HAV  20  bale   lots.   $1.50  per   bale.  886-2887 or 886-9033, tfn  Wringer washer as new $50.00.  ���is" folding heel and mattress.  S.15.IH). Single enamel laundry  tub.886-7160. #12  FOR SALE  Compost Hay ��� 1.00 per bale ���  20hale minimum.886-2887 #9tfn.  Shed for sale at Canadian Propane plant in Roberts Creek.  Open to offers. 885-2360. 885-  2358. #14  Nangard Canapv top���open to  offers. 885-2360. 885-2358     #14  Moffat   Range   24"   electric  white enamel 4 burners. Good  cond.'100. Ph. 886-7720    #12  For Sale. Chesterfield in Good  cond. MOO. 886-2852.  Doing   your   own    upholstery?  We have all supplies.  Need a new mattress? Try foam!  All sizes.  Custom Tire Covers - See our  samples al: W.W. UPHOLSTERY  & BOAT TOPS LTD. 886-73 lu#6tf  ^ MUSIC WEAVERS  USED  RECORDS.POCKET BOOKS.  GUITARS  &  Musical Accessories  Lower Gibsons  ^       886-9737        (  Roto-tlller. Super deluxe 8 H.P.  2   speed   with   reverse   Briggs  Stratton  Engine.     Good  condition. $250. 885-3752.  Travclmate Canopy, $100.  T.V.Antenna. $15.00.  886-9057.  #13  Propane kitchen stove, wall  furnace, and water heater.  Make an offer. MacLeods  ���Sechelt.  LIVESTOCK  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  LUMBER  2x4x6' 48c ea  2x4x8' Econ. 69eea  2x6x6" 60�� ea  2x6x8" 99�� ea  GARDEN SUPPLIES  4cu.ft. Peat Moss 7.49  Bag  Steer Manure 4.49  Landscape Rock 2.29  Garden Lime 1.59  Forst Bark Mulch 2.95  FUEL  40 Ib. Coal 2.99 Bag  Presto Logs 9/200  FENCING  Cedar Spindles  3x3x36" 3.99 ea  Rail Pails 1.25ea  PANELING  Disc.Lines     3.99/Sheet  Dumac  Sundeck Coating  Vz Price  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  20'    Sangster  Cab-in   Dinette  165 mer-cruiser  4   years   old  886-7160  cruiser cuddy,  .   head,   extras.  1/0 sleeps five,  excellent   cond.  .    #12  23' log salvage  Twin-Hydraulic  accomodation.  boat. V-8 VHF,  Steering.   Good  $4,000,886-2365.  #12  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuatipn surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C.Coastal  Waters. Phone:885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546.      tfn.  UN MORROW & C0.LTD.  Prompt attention to your marine  survey requirements for all transactions   and   Insurance   needs.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.      #52  Wanted fo  Renf  Small house or self-contained  cabin on beach preferably in  vicinity of Roberts Creek. Please  call 886-2207 between 9:00  and 5:00 Tuesday and Friday.  Ask for Sharon. #12  Double bed. box spring and  mattress, excellent cond. '30.  Rival Crock pot, excellent cond.,  '30.885-3440. #12  1 Scaly Redi Bed Chesterfield���  golden rust nylon���spring filled  mattress���like new���new slip  covers included. M75. cash.  Ph.886-7436eves. #14  HORSESHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eves. #41  Spoiled hay ��� makes good mulch  for  vour garden.  50*  a bale.  885-9357 t.f.n.  Hay  for  sale   -  $1.00  a bale.  Mulch 50 cents. 885-9357. tfn  Boats  One bridesmaid dress worn once  size 7. Pink, empire waist with  ruffles down the back. Phone  883-2580. #12  Used washers, dryers, freezers,  refrigerators and ranges. Also  new appliance.���Low prices!  John Harrison, Pratt Road,  Gibsons. 886-9959. #14  FARM SUPPLIES  Chicken feeders and Fountains  at Sechelt  MacLeods  Store.  Fets_  RICH BLACK DELTA SOIL  16 yard. *190. Bud's Trucking.  15805. 108th Ave., Surrey.  V3R 6T9 #12  For Sale���1 female Irish Setter  1 'A years old. Good with children.  ���50.886-7331after6p.m.  Angil the white poodle is safe and  at home. Many thanks to all the  wonderful people on the bluff  who helped us find her. Laura  Woof and the Clarkes.  20 horse power mere, motor,  used very little plus 10' fibre-  glass runabout, steering controls, gas tank, windshield,  ���925.   obo.   886-2678   or   886-  9020. #14  Wanted: Marine oil stove in  good condition. 886-8087.       #12  Life jackets (STERN). Made in  U.S.A. Coast Guard approved.  Limited supply. All models,  sizes, colors. Selling at wholesale price plus 10%. All new  stock at B.C. Sports Exchange,  1125 West Broadway, Vane.  736-7133 days. #15  12 foot aluminum boat, trailer  cap 800 lbs. Both '500. 885-3494  #12  l4'/i fibreglass runabout with  35 h.p. mecury. '900. 886-7938  are looking for  furnished houses and  suites available on  April 1st.  Any available accommodations please  phone Mr. Hansen  65-805$  I  Young working couple with 2  small dogs looking for 1 or 2  bedroom cottage in Roberts  Creek or Gibsons area. Please  call 886-2821 after 5 p.m.        #13  SUB-DIVISION  CONSULTATION  REAL ESTATE  [   IBStTNS HeALTY  4 V-|��  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  ft  &*.  JONMcRAE  885-3670  IJ AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  APPRAISALS  MORTAGES  NOTARYPUBLIC  Office: 886-2277  Vancouver Line:  TollFree: 682-1513  CHRIS KANKAINEN  885-3545  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  HOMES  TRAIL BAY Co;y older type home on  leased waterlronl property. Situated  in a peaceful and quiet area with a safe  sandy beach, beautiful view and desirable south-westerly exposure. Large  lol wilh level landscaped grounds around  Ihe home and a nicely treed back to the  rear $15,000.  FAIRVIEW RD immaculate double  wide three bedroom mobile home on  large landscaped lot on quiet street  m area of fine homes Easy walking  dislt-nce to elementary school      $42,500.  GRANDVIEW RD A truly dislinctive  home cuslom built and designed. This  ihree bedroom home has 1,322 square  iwi up and has I fully imished basement  All rooms aro oalremoly large Five  bodrooms, ihree balhrooms, finished  fireplaces up and down Central vacuum  sysiom. double carport, paved driveway All this on a large fully landscaped  lot al the road s wnd This homo is lor  ihe lamily lhal demands perleclion from  Iheir home $72,000.  GRANDVIEW & PRATT: Lovely new.  well built homo with two sundecks  Large living room with acorn fireplace  Bedroom has ensuite, wall to wall carpeting Garden is In Full basement.  10x14 tool shed included. $44,900  GOWER POINT RD; Almost 1 acre Of  lovely, wooded view property on Gower  Point Rd near 7th Avenue. Small but  well-kept house Second serviceable  building on property. Can be subdlvi-  dec $36,900.  COACH ROADloff Leek Rd): Three  year old bedroom home situated in a  quiet subdivision in Roberts Creek only  two miles from Gibsons. Large Kitchen  with an eating nook. Yard is nicely  landscaped, yours lo enjoy from the 300  sq ft split level sundeck Extras ioclude3  split level sundeck Extras Include  a wired and plumbed dark room and a  7x8 storage shed. $44,900  GRANDVIEW RD Quality built new  1300 sq ft home with full basemeni.  Many extra features including haatl-  latorfireplace Twofullbalhs. Plumbing  roughed in in basement. Built-in dishwasher, fridge and stove. Wall lo wall  carpeting throughout $56,500.  FAIRMONT ROAD: Exceptional large  home on 1V* acres, spectacular view,  in Gibsons. This 1386 square foot home  has many extra fealures. Three bedrooms on the main floor, full basement,  two heatilator fireplaces, stereo system  to all rooms, three full baths, sauna,  double heated garage with electric eyo.  Huge sundeck, paved driveway. This  home has everything! See it today  $76,580  GRANDVIEW RD: Fantastic fully finished large family home on almost one  acre view lot Three bedrooms on  main floor plus another finished in  basement Rec room is roughed in with  plumbing for wet bar Two fireplaces,  skylights, special lighting and large  sundeck over double carport Excellent  value $64,900  STEWART RD Lovely Spanish style  home on 1 v> acres level land Four  bedroms, separate dining room, sunken  living room with fireplace Almost 1400  sq ft of living space on one floor Definitely a one of a kind $62,500  KING ROAD Country Estate Spacious  and modern home situated on nearly  5 acres of cleared land ideally suited  for a family wanting a place for hobby  farming, horses, poultry etc. In addition  there is a separate large home with 5  to 6 bedrooms, plus a giant workshop.  This could be an excellent source of  revenue The property is situated  only 2 miles from Sunnycrest Shopping  Centre. This whole package of possibilities is now available at      $140,000.  GRANDVIEW RD(ofl Pine): Three bedroom home on a beautifully treed and  fully landscaped lol {175x150} with an  excellent view of Georgia Strait. Kitchen  has eating nook and a built in oven and  range top Floor lo ceiling cut rock fireplace 45x9 covered sundeck and a  huge double carport. $63,500.  GOWER PT RD. at FRANKLIN: A  WATERFRONT lot Is the setting for this  lovely two bedroom home. The bedrooms  arecarpeted. Thehvingroom (23x 17Vi),  with heatilator fireplace has hardwood  floors. The attic has been panelled for  extra sleeping quarters and'or storage.  Large 12 x 30 separate enclosed garage  and storage. A view of Salmon Rock  and the Gap is yours from the covered  patio. Nicely landscaped, includes  fridge, stove and dishwasher.     179,900.  WAKF.FIELDROAD Good building lol in West Sechelt. This is a corner lot wilh  view overlooking Trail islands In a newly built-up area with water, pow:." .md  paved road   Priced at $12 500   Muslbesold.  LOTS  UPLANDS ROAD: Tuwanek. Ideal  recreational lol In beautifully wooded and  park like area. Zoned for trailers. This  lot overlooks Sechelt Inlet and Ihe  Lamb Island. $8,900.  SOLTTH FLETCHER: Al School Road.  Two lots of 40x150 each. One lot has a  cottage which could be rented. These  lots are mostly cleared and ready for  building. A spectacular view ol the entire  Bay area and Keals Island is included  in the price of $27,500.  DAVIDSON ROAD Fantastic view from  Langdale Ridge This lot has a small  creek on the very back of the property,  AH new homes in this area. This lot Is  a full 2/5 of an acre $14,900  VELVET RD: Beautilul view lot in desirable area Road in and hydro and  phone lo properly. Priced well below  assessed value. $11,000.  GRANDVIEW RD: Lot size approximately 104x105 with some view over the  ocean Close lo beach access, partially  cleared, easy building lot. $13,000.  BURNS ROAD: Good building lot, 65  x IX, on flat land In Gibsons Village.  Four blocks from Posl Office, stores and  transportation. Lightly treed. Three  blocks from ocean, AH services available.  $11,000.  McCULLOUGH RD: Wilson Creek.  Close to one acre treed property with  subdivision possibilities, $22,500.  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as il is this double  use lot represents real value.      $29,500.  FIRCREST SUBDIVISION: These lots  art in the ideal rural setting. They are  flat for building but surrounded by  evergreens for ihe privacy a homeowner  enjoys. Ideal percolation. Close to  schools and shopping Priced from  $9 900  SCHOOL  a  WYNGART HDS:  Only 6  of ihese Duplex zoned lots led Beautilul view properties overlooking the Bay  Close to schools and shopping. All  loll perfectly lulled to side-by-side  or up-down duplex construction. Priced  at $15,500 and $16,500  POPLAR LANE; Conveniently located  subdivision in Gibsons Only (wo blocks  from shopping centre and both elementary schools. Level building sites  'with some clearing on a newly formed  cul-de-sac. These prime lota are on sewer  and all services. Priced Irom       $11,900.  HILLCREST RD: Only $3,300 down!  Balance by Agreement for Sale will  purchase one of Ihese beautiful view lots  at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. All  underground services so there is nothing  to mar the view. These lots are cleared  and ready to build on. The ravine is  front will ensure your privacy. These  tots represent excellent value. Priced  from $13,900 to $16,900.  ACREAGE  GRANDVIEW RD AT 9th: Over Vz ac.  very private view. House plans and  building permit paid for and Included  in price. Foundation floor slab, and  plumbing all in for a 28x42 (1176 sq ft)  building. $14,900  GIBSONS: Park Road. Excellent prospects for the one who holds Ihis potentially commercial zoned 5 acres. Lightly  cleared, close to shopping centre and  schools. $59,000.  ROBERTS CRK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down Ihe centre.  Develop bolh sides ol Ihe road. Try all  offers. 5acres. $25,000.  GOWER PT.RD: One half acre lOOx  217 on Ihe corner of 14th and Gower  Point Road. Driveway Into one ol the  many excellent building sites. Some  merchantable timber. Property slopes  to Ihe weal for view and late sunsets.  This has to be considered prime properly.  $18,000.  For Rent tars & Trucks  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  By owner. 4 bedroom . home  2 bathrooms; close to schools  and shopping. References  required. '375. month. 885-  3802. _#12  Glen Road. Gibsons. 2 bedroom  home with fireplace, auto oil  heat, stove and view - J230  monthly. 886-2075  Gibsons Industrial Park. Unit  1. Now for rent. 750 square feet  of floor space. $200. 886-7611. #12  FOR RENT  1, 2, and 3 bedroom  APARTMENTS  Phone 886-2417  2 bedroom house, includes  drapes and carpets, ideal location near church, park, beach,  P.O. and stores. $225 per month.  References required. 886-7378.  #12  Small  sleeping  room  to  clean  quiet adult. 886-7835. #12  2 bedroom furnished trailer.  Near    waterfront.    No    dogs.  886-2887. tfn  2 bdrm cottage, Pratt Road area.  Furn.    or    unfurn.    886-7800.   #14  GIBSONS  Immediate possession. 2 bdrm,  wall rug in livingroom and two  bedrooms. Fridge and stove.  Close to schools and stores  1538 Gower Pt.Rd. Floron  Agencies Ltd. :886-2248 tfn  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close to  schools and shopping. 886-  7836. tfn  REDROOFFS  6 mi north of Sechelt 2 bdrm  home on Vi acre, furnished  for couple, avail. April 1st -  Sept.$250.00 per mo.  885-3752   tfn  ROBERTS CREEK. 3 bedroom  house. Elec. heat, on semi-  waterfront, Vi acre. Available  immediately. Refs required.  $300. Phone 886-2744 #13  Expecting a small visitor?  Rent your baby needs���crib,  high chair, buggy; etc. 886-2809.  #14  Glen Road, Gibsons, 2 bedroom home with fireplace,  auto oil heat, stove and view.  ���230 monthly. 886-2075.    #12  Work WanteT  CUNSHINE  vQjPPER  Service  7 dozen -1 week supply  ONLY $5.50  FREE PICK-UP &  DELIVERY TO YOUR  DOOR!  Gift    Certificates    are  also available.  For   more   information  call: 886-2678 or 886-7128  WAITER STURDY DC  CHIROPRACTOR  cor. School Rd & Gower Pt. Rd  GIBSONS Telephone 886-2122  1972 Gran Torino Station wagon.  P.S.   P.B.   Good   condition.  ���2,000.885-2954. #12  67 Rambler station wagon,  good running condition '200.  886-2678 or 886-9020. #14  '75 VW deluxe West Falia  factory-built camper van. 32,000  miles. 2 years driven.Many extras  Replacement over '10,500.  Offers on '6,500. 885-9270.  #12  1972 Ford Custom 500. PS,  PB, AUTO., Good cond. Must  sell    '1300.    firm.    886-9868.  #14  '68 Ford 'A ton. V8 auto., runs  well.'750. 886-9621. #14  1973 Cortina GT. Runs well, 6  radials, 63,000 miles, some rust.  ���800o.b.o. 886-7289. #12  Reconditioned engine. Autotruck and marine TM Ford  Chrysler. 6 cylinder. As low as  '451. 8 cylinder as low as '502.  Flint engines. 2218 Main. 872-  0641. #15  1969 Mazda 1600 station wagon  ���450.886-2431. #12  1972   Toyota   Corolla   1600.  '800. Ph. 886-2626. #13  1968 Pontiac 4 door, P.S., P.B.,  Fairly new dual muffler, 6 seat-  belts. Ph. 884-5312 after 4:30  p.m. #12  1968 Skylark travel trailer 22  ft. tandem in good condition.  Fully self contained with extras  '3000.886-7219. #12  11 ft. deluxe cabover camper  has everything. 1972 Chevy  P.U. 3/4ton���rigged for camper.  Truck lumber rack. Metal tool box  for pickup. Willys Jeep. 886-7049.  1962 Mercury Van. Best Cash  Offer.886-9050 #13  1976 Ford Window Van. LWB  V8 351, P.S. P.B., Pilots Seat,  insulated, partially camperized.  Carpet, panelled. Only 17.000  miles. $6,500.883-2296. #13  1975 ��� 350 GMC 25 Sierra, 3/4  ton P.U. or camper special.  886-7655 #12  1973 Camaro 350 V8 automatic.  P.S./P.B. AM/FM Cassette,  radial T.A.'s. $3,500 o.b.o.  886-9398 #12  Motorcycles  1959 Honda 90 motorbike, little  work required. Also C.C.M.  3-speed men's bicycle $60.  Mark at 886-9823 #12  Yamaha XT 500. Single. 4,000  miles. Excellent condition.  ���1600.886-8005. #14  For Safe  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Rooting  & Re-Rooting  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  Cash register excellent condition.  $100.00. Also.        fire  extinguisher $30.00.^^ 886-2690  Legals  INVITATION FOR TENDER  Saltery Bay Terminal  (inside compound)  A fast food service with limited menu to  serve ferry patrons. Closing date March  31,1978.  For specifications call  J.Yates  E.Bent ley  886-2242 or  921-7414  NOTICE OF SALE OF MOTOR VEHICLE  PURSUANT TO MECHANICS' LIEN ACT  Whereas Benner's Furniture Co. Ltd. is indebted  to the undersigned of $1560.04 for work done  and materials supplied in the repair of Ford,  model F350, 1973, serial number 37HR043868,  licence number 4213CX, and the said sum ought  to have been paid, and default has been made in  the payment thereof, notice is hereby given that  on Thursday next, the 6th of April, 1978, at 10:00  o'clock in the fore-noon, a date not less than two  weeks after the date of publication of this notice  at Jamieson Automotive, Payne Road and Sunshine Coast Highway, in the Sunshine Coast  Regional District, British Columbia, the said  motor vehicle will be sold by private sale.  DATED this 16th day of March, 1978.  -n- (J- LL**<*>e^  Jamieson Investments Ltd., DBA  Jamieson Automotive Parts, Sales & Service  For Private Use or Business  AUTOVEST  Before you buy, Investigate the advantages of this rent-to-  own plan.  All monies paid apply to purchase.  Why tie  up your cash or borrowing power?   1st and last months  rent and drlveaway.  EXAMpLES  Based on 36 month lease  78 F2S0 pickup  $148 per mo.  Total $5328.  Lease end Price  $2175.  or simply return  77 Econoline Van  $136 per mo.  Total $4896.  Lease end Price  $1975.  or simply return  78C100ChevPU  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Camero HT  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  78 Zephyr Sedan  $124 per mo.  Total $4464.  Lease end Price  $1825.  or simply return  78 Dodge Van  $129 per mo.  Total $4644.  Lease end Price  $1875.  or simply return  78 Fiesta 3 DR  $99 per mo.  Total $3564.  Lease end Price  $1400.  or simply return  78F150 4x4  $155 per mo.  Total $5580.  Lease end Price  $2275.  or simply return  78 Olds Cutlass  $139 per mo.  Total $5004.  Lease end Price  $2025.  or simply return  For turther information CALL COLLECT  GILLE  CHAMPAGNE   987-7111  Belmont Leasing Ltd.  1160 Marine Drive  North Vancouver, B.C. D00479A  dim DRummonD  insuRRncE  EFFECTIVE March 28th/78  TILL   FURTHER   NOTICE   Office   Hours  will be  11-5 p.m. Daily���Monday - Friday  Re emergencies: Please call 886-2597  Thank You  DENTAL  BLOCK ��� GIBSONS   886-7751  Found  Found���ginger cat with leather  collar. Poor cond.. has been lost  Found-friendly    tabby    kitten J" "J*  tlme'  HoPki"s  ���.  call 886-7694  886-7800  #13  K. BUTLER  Seaside Plaza       1538 Gower Point Road Gibsons  886-2000                                                                      886-9121   Norm Peterson   Evening only 886-2607   YOUR AUTOPLAN CENTRE  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  SARGENT ROAD: One of the finest views In Gibsons. This 3  BR full bsmt home sits on a large 132' frontage lot on the lower  side of road, Is mostly landscaped and terraced. Features Include two F.P., double glass, ensuite off large master BR,  custom closets, 100% linen fully line drapes in L.R. & D.R.  air cleaner on oil furnace, plus many more. If you are looking for  a quality family home you should see this one. Priced to sell  at $69,500.  OPEN MOUSE: Saturday, March 25 1-4 p.m. Come in and see  this lovely 2 BR home on two landscaped lots. Located across  from Dougal Park only two blocks from beach. Property also  has two rental units bringing In $365 per month to offset your  mortgage, plus two-car garage and large workshop. Don't miss  this one. See you Saturday.  HOPKINS LANDING: Nicely  treed lot with great view over  the Sound. Don't miss this one  at only $12,000.  SARGENT ROAD: New 3 BR  house, 3/4 bsmt on nice view  lot. Nicely finished well built  home with F.P.   Only $52,500.  ROBERTS CREEK: Looking for  Water Frontl You should see  this 1 ac. frontage on good  beach. Improvements are a  4 yr. old full bsmt home fully  finished on both floors. 2 F.P.,  2 baths, double windows,  built-in dishwasher, plus many  extras. Large attached garage,  woodshed and beach cabin.  Asking only $95,000.  GRANTHAMS: Up & Down  duplex plus cottage on view  property. Retire with revenue  to help pay taxes etc. Try your  offer on this one.  GOWER POINT: 3 B.R. full  bsmt home on large view lot  In quiet area. Good family  home with bsmt partly finished.  Only $59,000.  SOAMES POINT: 3 waterfront  lots. Approx 1.5 ac. each with  100' frontage on Howe Sound.  Only 440,000 each.  HWY 101: Over 5 ac. of sloping  property running between  Hwy and Lower Rd. About 2  ac. cleared with nice home, 2  good sheds, fruit trees etc.  Could subdivide If zoning was  changed. Asking $65,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: Over  1 ac. with 300 ' frontage on  Beach Ave. A beautiful home-  site. Can be subdivided. $23,500  GRANTHAMS: Good family  home on 1 ac. of prime view  property. 383' frontage on  paved rd. and has been approved for 4-lot subdivision  when community water available. This would make a good  Investment with offers to  $59,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: In private  setting on nicely treed acre.  Well constructed 5-rm bungalow consisting 2 bdrms, cozy  L.R. with F.P. modern U-  shape kitchen off spacious D.R.  Utility, attached carport. A  terrific buy at only $49,500. Property  Modern 4 bedroom home on  Sargent Rd. with over 2,000  sq ft finished floor area. Featuring 2 F.P. w.w��� ensuite, carpet,  basement, workroom, and sundeck with excellent view. Priced  to sell $61,500, call after 6 p.m  886-2783. #15  PRICE REDUCED $4,000 !!  1559 Abbs Road, panoramic view.  3 bdrm. finished basement,  2 F.P., large sundeck. covered  patio, 2 carports, plus Mother-in-  law suite. $72,000. 886-7559. #7tf  Davis Bay, view home, 1,300  sq.ft., 3 bedrooms, ensuite,  double glass, heatilator, Cameo  stove fireplace, sundeck. full  bsmt with f.p. Asking $66,000.  Phone 885-3773. #13  LOT FOR SALE  Vi acre plus good view.   1.000  feet from waterfront. Gower area.  S86-2887 tfn  Property  BY OWNER  Langdale, brand new home,  1322 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, ensuite off master, large kitchen  and nook. Beautiful Cameo  marble fireplace, with heatilator up and downstairs. Also  roughed-ln two rooms and  bath downstairs. Beautiful  view on corner lot. This home  must be seen to be appreciated. $63,000. Please  call 886-2300. #5  HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER  (GLEN RD) Two bedroom home  with fireplace, auto oil furnace,  fabulous view and close to all  facilities. Phone 886-2075.  A beautiful large 4'/i year old  house on Shaw Rd. Many features  and a great location. Reduced  from $64,500 to $56,500. Must be  seen. 886-766S. #13  By owner. Four bedroom house  on Trail Ave. 2 full bathrooms.  Large bright kitchen. Fam.  room ready to decorate to taste.  Full basement. I'hone 885-3802.   #12_  Vi acre with 3 bedroom home,  ocean view, beach access, lawn,  fruit trees. Excellent garden  soil. W/W carpets throughout.  All dec.heat. For appointment to  view phone 886-2744. $49,000.  #13  BY OWNERS: Cottage on Gower  Point Road. Close to shopping,  boat ramp, post office etc.  Has garage adjoining tool shed,  green house. Across from Ritz  Motel. Contact 886-7210.        #13  By Owner. Two homes one  and two miles east of Sechelt.  One new deluxe. Full basement.  1300 sq. ft. with panoramic  view upper sixty's. One five year  old 1200sq. ft. No basement.  Modern home mid forty's.  885-9328. #12  HOMES  Complete Selection  of Mobile Homes  OVERSTOCKED!!  Must move our  trade-ins!  it 12x48 Moduline2BR.  Fridge, Stove Comb.  W$D.  it 12x64 Modullne3BR.  Fridge, Stove, Some  Furniture  it 12x55 Skyline 2 BR.  Front   &   Rear   c/w  with Utility Addition  it Three 12x68 3 BR's  Both with Additions  A 12x68Nednex3  BR. (SOLD)  it 25" Chinook Motor-  home. Totally self-  contained incl.-  T.V., central vacuum  and 4 kilowatt Onan  Liting Plant  TRADES ACCEPTEDI  BANK FINANCING!  COAST MOBILE  HOMES LTD.  Box 966, Sechelt, B.C.  "Across from Legion"  885-9979  M.D.L.00623A  "Member of WMHDA"  Dave:885-3859  Evenings  Bill: 885-2084  Evenings  HOUSE  FOR SALE  Opposite  Seaside Plumbing,  North Road.  Open for Offers  60-day removal  886-7700  or  886-7896  3-bdrm, winterized house, Hopkins Landing, semi-waterfront,  fantastic view, close to ferry,  small orchard. Phone 886-  2412. evenings. #12  Unsurpassed panoramic View  Garden Bay scmiwaterfront, 1  acre plus three bedroom, l'/i  baths, 16x24 living room with  huge stone fireplace, 16x24 rec  room, Jacuzzi pool, sauna, 2  sundecks, H.W.heat. $87,500,  owner. 883-2318. #13  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Mobile Homes  12 x 60 Mobile Home, semi-  furnished on landscaped lot on  North Road. School bus stops  right at driveway, mail box is  close by, too. A good price at  $22,700 or make me an offer.  886-9041. tfn  10x45 Mobile Home, good con-  dtion. W/W carpeting, stove,  fridge. $5,000. Evenings, 885-  9245. #13  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  NEW UNITS  14 x 70 Atco. 3 bdrm, carpet  throughout. Fully furnished  in Colonial decor. Built-in  combination dishwasher,  range with eye-level oven  built-in buffet with hutch.  14 x 70 Manco, 3 bdrm. plus  den. Fully furnished. Built-in  dishwasher, washer & dryer,  range and fridge. Carpet  throughout. 2-piece ensuite  plumbing.  USED UNITS  1969 General 12 x 64'. 3-  bedroom, utility room, partial  ly furnished. $9,800.  1966 Chickasha 10x50 - 3  bdrm. furnished with 14 x 20  extension. Loads of cup  boards. Set up on large, well  landscaped lot.  24 x 48 double wide, 2 bdrms  plus den, fully carpeted  5 appliances. Large sundeck,  two paved driveways.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE  HOME PARK  RR #2, Gibsons, 886-9826  Opportunities  EARN $200.00 monthly part-  time; $1,000. full time. Easy to  succeed with our training. Write  Fuller Brush Company, C/O  Box 108, 808, 207 West Hastings  St., Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7,  or Mr. T. Diamond, R.R. 3,  Kamloops, B.C. V2C 5K1.       tfn  VINYLDECK INSTALLATIONS  Ltd. with branches throughout  the Lower Mainland, has a  dealership opening in this area.  We train and guide you. Earn  up to $40.00 an hour. Small  investment required. Phone  465-5789 or 539-4986.  $11,500 Agreement for sale.  Payable at $400 per month at  7%. All replies guaranteed  confidential. Best Offer. Box 19.  Announcements  * Portraits       * Weddings *  * Passports  * Commercial *  * Copy and Restoration work *  Professionally done in your home  or in ours.  Day or Evening call 886-7964.  "A new way to make money".  B.C.Decor-Deck Ltd. "Vinyl"  for sundecks, now have franchises open in vour area, while  they last. Phone 112-596-1238.  #12  When you own a "Propershop"  Drvcleaning store, the only  wages are yours, and so are the  profits.Write Propershop Dry-  cleaning Stores. 5318 Camaro  Drive, Delta, B.C.V4M 2B9  BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  & YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  BUSINESS PERSONALS:  Divorcel $100 plus filing fees.  Obtain your lawyer supervised  divorce over the phone - fast!  Call Self-Counsel Services  toll free, 112-800-663-3007.  Chargex and mastercharge  accepted. #12  BUSINESS PERSONALS:  Incorporate! $75.00 plus filing  fees. Obtain your lawyer supervised incorporation over the  phone -fast! Call Self-Counsel  Services toll free. 112-800-663-  3007. Chargex and Master-  charge accepted. #12  OUT-OF-TOWN PROPERTY  Retiring? Adult-oriented, factory-built housing developments  on Vancouver Island - Lower  Mainland and Okanagan Valley.  Info. Box 4002. Stn. A, Victoria,  B.C.; or Box 822, Summerland,  B.C. #13  MORTGAGE LOANS  MORTGAGE MONEY: Any  amount (25 years amortization).  1st mortgage from 10%. 2nd  mortgage from 12'/i%. Residential. Commercial, Builders.  J.D.Phillips Capital Corporation,  10673 King George Highway,  Surrey, B.C.V3T 2X6. Phone  588-0411 orevenings585-1603   tf  GIBSONS  TAX SERVICE  INCOME TAX  PREPARED  7 days a week  Office: 1767 Martin Rd.,  Giosons  886-7272 A.Jack  Travel  FOR SALE  1976���24 ft. Terry Taurus Trh.  Twin beds. Full Bathroom.  Ducted furnace. New condition.  886-7793 #15  For sale. 3 bedroom mobile home.  Beautiful condition. Fridge, stove  curtains included. Closets and  dressers all built in. Small add on  if you want it. '6,500. firm.  Ph. 884-5312 after 4:30 p.m. #14  3 bedroom mobile home. Estate.  Beautiful condition. Raised  living room, w-w carpet, fridge,  stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher,  huge patio with storage. And  lots more. Will pay '500. towards moving. Asking '15,000.  For info, phone 884-5312 after  4:30p.m. #14  2 year old 12x68 mobile home on  park like acre by camp Byng.  Stove, fridge, dishwasher incl.  $39,900 firm. 437-0740 eves;  6-7297 days. #12  Work Wanted  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered Travel Agent  INCOME TAX  SERVICE  PERSONAL &  BUSINESS  9-12 a.m.       5-8 p.m.  886-2821    North Road  NofUkumU  *1iAwd  Agent Registration No. 108-3  Use our many  Services. Book  with Confidence .  See Canada  Information now available  for holidays  in  Canada.    Plan ahead  for lower air fares.  FLY/DRIVE  FLY/TOUR  AGNES LABONTE  886-7710  WALTER R.N. STURDY D.C.  CHIROPRACTOR  Wishes to announce the relocation of his  office on Tuesday, March 28th to Seaview  Place on the Sunshine Coast Highway  between   Upper   and   Lower   Gibsons.  Phone 886-2122 for an appointment.  BLANKET B.C. & YUKON  CLASSIFIED ADS  PETS  Registered Yellow Labrador  pups. Six weeks. Excellent  quality and breeding for show or  field. Phone 112-483-9106,  Powell River. #12  business opportunities  LODGE MANAGERS-Active  English couple seeking tourist  venture. Invested partners,  purchase agreement?Ten years  experience. Reply Box 115,  c/o 808, 207 W. Hastings St.,  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1H7. #12  business opportunities  DEALERSHIPS. ROADRUNNER  Horse Trailers. Supplement  present business or personal  income. Capital required '6,000  -'12,000. Telephone 271-3989.  Trailer Western Distributors,  12060, #2 Road, Richmond, B.C.  V7E2GI. #15  for sale  Polar Bear Rug, full���head mounted and lined. Ideal for wall or  floor display. '2,000. or best offer.  Box 1689, Fort Nelson, B.C.  V0C 1R0. Phone (604) 774-2662.  #12  BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  ����� YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  bus.opp.  Music business established 4  years for sale in progressive  Fraser Valley community. Keyboard and stringed instruments,  lessons. Ideal for family operation  Write L. Verwoerd, 21724-125th  Ave., Maple Ridge. B.C. V2X  4L7. #12  for sale  Livestock Trucking business.  Fourteen years one owner.  Good returns. Must sell, poor  health. Phone 442-3768 or write  Bob Rudolph, R.R. 1 Grand  Forks, B.C. V0H1H0. #12  real estate  80' Waterfront by owner. 2  bedroom home on Qualicum  Beach. Beautiful view facing  Georgia Straights. Ideal retirement. '47,000. Phone 112-604-  752-6745. #12  misc. for sale  Diamond 95 Portable rock crusher  (36x40 jaw roll). Just rebuilt,  120 Hough loader, 500 amp.  welder. Many extras. *75,000.  cash. Phone 536-2294, Watson  Lake, Yukon. #12  help wanted  REQUIRED-JOURNEYMAN  PLUMBER experienced in all  phases of plumbing and heating  installation in the mechanical  trade. Also require journeyman  sheet ;netal person. Also 4th year  apprentice in sheet metal and  plumbing trade. Apply A.J.  Samuel Plumbing and Heating.  Phone (403)823-2025 days or  (403)823-4198, 823-4051 or  823-2619evenings. #15  HELPI Do something nice for  whales, seals and the planet.  Sell Greenpeace Spring 'Go  Anywhere' Lottery tickets.  2108 West 4th Ave., Vancouver,  B.C. V6K IN6. Phone 736-0321.   #14  for sale or bus. opp.  Beautiful farm. 114 acres with  slaughter licence. Suitable also  for Tourist resort. Newly built  Hot Springs in the area. Write  Box 44, Nakusp, B.C. V0G  1R0. Phone 265-4402. #12  bus. opp.  REYVAN TRADE SCHOOL.  Government registered courses:  Dog grooming, kennel management. "Your Keyvan certificate is  your passpor to the Dog World."  Boarding accomodation for  students. 7888-l52nd St., Surrey,  B.C.V3S3M4. #12  for sale  Quality building logs. Most  species. Any amount delivered.  Building contractors available;  Tool supplies. Arrowhead Log  Supply, Box 688, Nakusp, B.C.  V0G 1R0. Phone 604-112-265-  3413. #14  GINGHAM Cross Stitch, Box  401, Eckville, Alta. TOM 0X0.  Over 40 beautiful patterns for  aprons and tablecloths. C.O.D. or  mail '5.00 plus 50' postage and  handling. #12  recreational prop.  Beautiful Kootenay Lake. Modern  house for sale by owner. Electric  heat. W/W carpet, fireplace.  1560 square feet. Creek, large  lot, '59,000. Box 1730, Creston,  B.C. VOB 1G0. Phone (604)  112-223-8486. #12  South Okanagan, 10 acres or  more. Irrigated Suits farm,  orchard, horses. Paved road, hydro, phone. Seven miles from  Oliver. '40,000. Gus Fischer,  R.R. 2 Oliver V0H 1T0. Phone  112-498-3217. #12  help wanted  Reporter-Photographer for weekly newspaper. Experience an  asset. Must be over 25. Send  resume to Vermilion Standard.  Box 750, Vermilion, Alta. T0B  4 months #12  property for sale  10 to 33 Acres. Various terms.  Some lakefront, creekfront,  timber. '14.500. to '32,000.  Phone Mars 112-395-4975, Roux  112-791-5402. M & M Realty  Ltd., Box 68. 100 Mile House.  B.C. V0K2E0, 112-395-2251. #12  personal  DISCERNING ADULTS-Shop  discreetly by mail. Send '2.00 for  our latest fully illustrated catalogue of marital aids for both  ladies and gentlemen. Direct  Action Marketing Inc., Dept.  U.K.. P.O. Box 3268. Vancouver.  B.C.V6B3X9. tfn  help wanted  Operator manager in Fairview,  Alberta to operate and manage  wheel alignment, brake, muffler  shop. Salary���bonuses negotiable. Apply K & L Tire, Box  66, Fairview, Alta. T0H 1L0.  Phone 112-403-835-2130.       #12  Welder with machining and fabrication experience, able to work  with very little supervision and  willing to relocate in Revolstokc  for permanent job. Top wages  and benefits. Call 112-837-  5267 days or 112-837-3459  evenings.  New  Horizons  hy Tom Wulion  There were no candidates  for thc February birthday  cake, so in lieu of that, our  president Bill Grose asked  whether any of the lady  seniors had given birth to a  child that month. When this  drew a negative reply he  asked whether anv member  had become another grandparent during February. Mrs.  Betty Merrick qualified for  this, so Ihe cake was duly  cut and enjoyed thus saving  it from going into cold storage.  The Elphinstone New Horizons held its Spring Party on  March 13th opening with  Bingo, Bill Grose being thc  caller. The lucky winners  were Grace Cummings,  Minnie and Irving Kirkland,  Dorthy Bruce. Jack James,  Walter James, Lillian Thomas, Jos. Kertesz and Edith  Fraser.  Following this, Mrs. Betty  Merrick organized an ice-  breaking contest by pinning a  photo clipping on the backs  of the people who had to  guess whose picture it was.  When time was up, Mrs.  Madelene Grose headed the  list by sporting four correct  entries thus winning the prize.  In contrast, a musical contest  was held when twenty familiar  melodies were played on Ihe  piano while thc contestants  entered the titles on a score  sheet. Mrs. L. Thomas and  Mr. Jim Ironside had top  scores of 18 correct out of  thc twenty. These contests  made a refreshing change.  In honor of St. Patrick, Mr.  Walter sang three Irish  selections: "The Rose of  Tralec". ���'Sure They Call it  Ireland" and "Mother  Machree". Thank you Walter.  At   5:00   p.m.   a   pot-luck  ��� ���  Too Late fo  Classify  For Sale. Wood sash window,  plate, 70"x6l". Assorted sizes  with hardware good condition.  Steel cow stanchion. Plumbers  lead melting burner. 886-2126 #12  Carpet 8"xl2" oval braid. Good  condition.'30. 885-3494.     #12  BLANKET BRITISH COLUMBIA  YUKON CLASSIFIED ADS  announcements  Government overspending is  destroying Canada enough!  Informative literature '2.00  Radical capitalist movement of  protest. Box 1052. Duncan. B.C.,  Canada. "Wc Stand on Guard for  Thee." IIY2_  real estate  RURAL ACREAGES near Silver-  ton. 4.76 acres to 14 acres.  Three creeks. Some parcels  partially cleared, others well  timbered. Quiet setting. '7500���  ���24,000. SELKIRK REALTY LTD.  Box 40, Nakusp. B.C. V0G  1R0. Phone 265-3635. #13  Coast News, March 21  dinner arrived Irom the kitchen, and alter Miss Ena  Harrold had given the blessing, the hungry guests helped  themselves to casseroles of  chili, heel, salmon and chicken accompanied with devilled  eggs and ham. This was  supplemented by macaroni,  cheese, escalloped potatoes,  varied salads and buns with  second helpings for those  who could find room for more.  Then dessert time came with  cream pulls, squares and  dixie cups. At this time Mr.  Merrick honoured the committee responsible for compiling  the hook "Remembering  Roberts Creek" by introducing each member and rc-  lating the particular contribution each had made to  this success story thai started  in February of I976 and ended  in February 1978 with the  delivery of the final product.  #12  real estate  80' Waterfront by owner. 2  bedroom home on Qualicum  Beach. Beautiful view facing  Georgia Straights. Ideal retirement. '47,000. Phone 112-604-  752-6743. #12  livestock  Black team Marcs, approximately  1500 lbs. Roan team, 2-year-  old Geldings. All broken to drive.  3 Registered Arabian Mares, I  Arabian Stallion. Phone 835-4358.  #12  LOST DOG  Please, if you find a W German Shepherd/' i Collie dog  that answers to the name  Tara ��� call 885-3464. Hc is  a beloved family pet and has  disappeared in lhc Hanbury  Road area.  ,1978. 11.  We wish in thank all those  who helped to make lhc part)  such an enjoyable afternoon  by their work and donations,  but especially lo our pain  convenor Mrs. Bessie Row-  berry and her faithful staff  who looked after the refreshments and kitchen duties  which is the backbone of all  successful parties.  As our spring session nears  its close, all concerned arc  advised that Square Dancing  is now suspended, and the  last meeting for activities  will take place on Monday,  March 27th. 14-8. We wish  our gardeners a successful  tight against the spring bugs,  birds, deer, raccoons, beats.  rodents and other garden  pests who will also be "Remembering Roberts Creek"  during Ihe next few months.  Hope to nicel all of vou in  thc Fall.  SPRING FEVER  ' A tishoo'' croaked u robin.  ' 'Gestindheil'' snarled a ruse.  ' "Turn off the sky!'' spat a emeu s  As a snowjlake kissed her nose.  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  Synopsis of Proposed Regulations By-  Law No. 126(2).  Being a by-law to amend the Building and  Plumbing By-Law No.126.  By-law No.126(2) proposes the following  changes:  (a) Section 2.4.2. SPECIAL INSPECTIONS  Where an owner requests an inspection that  is not specified above or if a second or  subsequent re-inspection is required by the  Building Inspector or requested by the owner the owner shall pay an additional fee of  $20.00 for each such inspection. (From $15)  PLUMBING FEES  First fixture $6.00 (From $5.00)  Each additional fixture $5.00  (From $3.50)  The above is a synopsis of By-law No. 126  (2) and is not deemed to be an interpretation of  the by-law. The by-law may be inspected at  the Regional District Offices, Sechelt, B.C.  during regular office hours.  A.G.Pressley  Secretary-Treasurer  are you  Ready  WHY WAIT 'TIL SPRING....DO IT NOW!  Decorative Fir Bark Mulch   " ���* * - ���  _���  Top Soil t^n 'JSS^-'-  Hydro Poles fflULnST^'W m  Shot Rocks THTOglV^-S. -'  Rock Dust for Driveways 'uvJ��WpiL^>|  Landscaping * " *��� ",'-^"~'    J  ���350 & 450 Crawler  ���Extenda-Hoe  ���Dump Trucks  We also install & repair septic fields  Building a new house?  Need an excavation?  For free estimates call  J. B. EXCAVATING  886-9031  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SECHELT'  TIRED OF PAINTING?  Never I  ALUMINUM  Never Paint Again With  * siding  * VINYL  ���it Trailer Skirtings  ii Permanent Awnings  �� Replacement Windows  ���v Continuous Aluminum Gutter  ���it Aluminum Patio Canopies  ���.'.��� Roll-Up Aluminum Awnings  ���Fiberglass Decking     it Vinyl Decking  CMHC Approved      I fcj Q J   II    ATIflM    B�� ^  Approved  INSULATION  Your friendly neighbourhood     ���$, ,-  drop-off point for Coast News v ~&s  Classified Ads. ~ Coast News, March 21,197B.  Lockstead reports  Pender Ratepayers  The usual prize of $5.00 is awarded for the  correct location of the above. Send your entries  to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. Last week's  winner was Slugger Dempsey, age IO, of Roberts  Creek who correctly located the outdoor church  pulpit just off Beach Avenue in Roberts ^eek  near Camp Douglas.  Come cry with me  By Ann Napier  Dear Ann:  Speaking of sex. which you  do so often ��� I know of a  local rabbit that got it on with  a chicken. Not just any  chicken, with a choice of  several he seemed, when in  view, to pick the same chicken. What do you think of  that?  Bewildered  Dear Bewildered:  I've known of similar cascs-  who says love isn't blind?  Haven't you looked among  your friends and thought they  were almost as mismated as  that? Truth is stranger than  fiction.  Dear Ann:  I have a job that takes me  away two weeks at a time.  My girlfriend and my best  friend are rumoured to be  seeing each other in my absence.   What should l do as  I don't want to lose  either  Undecided.  Dear Undecided:  You could share. On the  other hand vou could take one  of them with you, change jobs,  or buy her a one woman dog.  It's a tough decision. Let's  hope it's platonic and will  solve itself. First be sure it's  true. Believe nothing you  hear and half that you see.  Dear Ann:  My girlfriend who is young  and pretty has been depressed  a lot the last few months.  Do you think there's anything  wrong with her head?  Puzzled.  Dear Puzzled:  I hope not! It seems most  of us have a let down after  Christmas - thc sun and spring  bring us back to our optimistic happy spaces, watch  and see. If not check with  your family doctor.  by Don Lockstead  In 1975 the Socreds went  from one end of the province  to the other selling the word  "overrun". In a shrill and  well orchestrated campaign,  the Socreds, however rightly,  made that word synonymous  with financial incompetence.  It worked.  The Socreds were elected  and the NDP went down to  defeat largely because of the  success of that strategy. In  I978 however, that word  has come back to haunt the  Socred strategy makers "Bigger and better than ever"  as thc saying goes.  Thc Socred overrun is now  at $177 million! Every week  the Cabinet meets between  now and the bringing down of  a new budget in April, that  amount increases. The Socred  cabinet ministers are justifiably scared. They, more  than anyone else, have been  conditioned to salivate and  bark wildly when the word  overrun was mentioned. However, they now must appear  calm and somehow explain  their folly. It will be a difficult task. At each weekly  meeting between now and the  budget they know the press is  waiting outside thc door to  look at the number of special  warrants approved. The press  will give front page coverage  to the warrants because the  press  was  trained  as  well.  How Ihe cabinet ministers  must cringe as they realize  that each dollar they approve  contributes to what is now a  record in overruns in the  history of the province.  However, it won't be quite  as easy anymore. The Socreds have amassed the power  and money they wanted but  this time not solely at the  expense of 1CBC customers,  ferry passengers or the unemployed. This time they've  done it through overruns.  They've done it at the expense  ol their 1975campaign.  Why is it that these overruns have taken place?    For  ��� ��� ���  NOW  IS THE  TIME  to SERVICE your lawn   mowers  and  other   garden POWER EQUIPMENT.  Service for all makes and models  Dealer for Ariens and Husqvarna  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower  Chain Saw Service  .GIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK  886-2912  one, the Socreds are centralizing government operations  at an alarming rate. It's not  only a scandal politically but  financially as well. One small  example:  Previously if farm land was  to be taken out of the Agricultural Land Reserve, a permit had to be obtained from  the Land Commission. If  the application was outrightly  rejected, that is, if all the  Land Commissioners were  unanimous in disapproving  the plan, it did not go any  further. If, however, at least  a minority of Land Commissioners felt otherwise, that  say, the viability of the ALR  land was questionable, then  appeal could be made to  Cabinet.  With the Socred centralists  in power now, all that has  been changed. Appeals to  cabinet need no longer have  the minority approval of the  Land Commissioners. In  effect it means a developer  will get his hearing with the  Cabinet regardless of a rejection from the Land Commission. Just such a scenario  recently occurred in the Shus-  wap Regional District. Despite three meetings with the  Land Commission - all at the  taxpayers' expense and all of  which unanaimously rejected  the developer's plan - the go-  ahead was given by the Provincial Cabinet. Centralization not only allowed the  Socreds to repay favours to  developers who financed them  into power in 1975 but it  had also meant a loss of funds  from the provincial treasury.  That process is being repeated  throughout the province.  Centralization is expensive.  Indeed, one of the largest  overruns is the transfer of  employees from the Vancouver Resources Board to the  Ministry of Human Resources.  And to what end? So that  when Mr. Vander Zalm slams  his fist on the table every  employee in his ministry  jumps to attention.  MOFTHMNO  Wmiiihmhwimwm  CATERPILLAR  NEW & USED  ..Genuine Caterpillar parts  ���it Tractors D4D to D9H  ���/.Loaders 910 to 992  ���it Excavators & Graders  ���it Hyster parts & Winches  Your Resident Representative  ERNIE UNGER  Res.886-9758, off: 530-1145  at NORTHLAND we save you  Time & Money  JkH  |V>V**Jh  X  Waterfront   dining   in   a  comfortable atmosphere.  THEATRE RESTAURANT  Sechelt  OPEN: Good Friday, Saturday & Easter Sunday  885-9769       For reservations       885-3815  10 OZ. NEW YORK STEAK1  cooked to your satisfaction  WITH FRESH MUSHROOMS  ���6  50  SPECIALS:  Both meals include:  .CHEF'S SALAD  choice ol dressing  .BAKED POTATO  4 OZ. GLASS OF WINE  VIRGINIA HAM  Baked or grilled  with pineapple sauce  $7.50  *!~���>=��j!���j!"'-j^-'-"j^-'--.wr'��>f��jjy<jr^i  M-.J1-.  ���-"��-�� ���  Sub-divisions and land-use  were the major areas of discussion at the regular APC  meeting. Canoe Pass is with  us again and Nelson Island is a  hive of activity.  The Canoe Pass developer  has applied for an eight lot  sub-division with houses  sharing a common sewage  system. Local residents still  aren't convinced that sewage  will not become a problem  on that rockpoint point.  The Green Bay Land Use  Contract will go to public  hearing with all the concessions which we asked to have  incorporated. Adrien Stott  presented a proposal for a 36  house development on 180  acres at Quarry Bay. The  planner has received a 5 lot  application for Cockburn  Point. The APC asked for  assurance in all cases that  beaches and safe anchorage  would be protected for public  use.  The Bowsprit Drive Community Wharf Assn. were asked  for a detailed plan to justify  their application for a 100 foot  extension to their proposed  wharf.  The decision was unanimous against any change in  the Leasehold of Madeira  Park Resorts Ltd. Their request for a change to subdivision or strata title has already been turned down by  the Regional Board Planning  Committee.  Sakinaw Lake will get its  long overdue parking lot. Construction will begin next  month on a public parking  lot near the Hydro line.  People who care can  protect their community. The  Dept. of Environment have  refused 43 of 45 applications  from Hydro to spray right-of-  way. Thanks for your concern  and letters.  Director Harrison will  strike a special committee to  prepare a report for the  Review Commission on Regional Boards and the Planner  has called a March 28th  meeting of the revamped  Settlement Plan Committee.  ��������  Last week Pender Harbour  lost another good friend and  fine neighbour. Mrs. Kay  White passed away in Vancouver on March 15th. Kay  was a tireless worker for  many community organizations. Over the years, in her  quiet and unassuming way,  she gave thousands of hours to  making Pender Harbour a  better place to live. We will  miss her.  Auxiliary  The March meeting of the Halfmoon Bay hospital auxiliary was  held at the Welcome Beach Hall,  on March 8. 1978 with twelve  members present.  The meeting was presided over  by Mrs. Mary Murray, as our  president Mrs. Jerri Smith was on  vacation. Mrs. Olive Comyn  acted as secretary and treasurer  in the absence of our secretary  Mrs. Ruth Forrester, who, we  are glad to report, is recovering  from surgery. Our treasurer  Mrs. Helen Hain was also absent.  We were very pleased to welcome a new member, Mrs,  Thelma MacDonald.  Reports were read by the  various Committees. Mary  Murray read a letter received  from St.Mary's Hospital, requesting more members required  for the disaster programme.  Mary McDonald reported that  Pender Harbour auxiliary was  putting on the St.Patrick's Day  party for thc extended care patients.  There is also a request for more  knitting to be done for the gift  shop. Our next day at the thrift  shop is April 15.  Due to so many members  absent, our meeting was rather  short, so no further business  to discuss, thc meeting was  closed and delicious refreshments  served by Evelyn Shcllshcar  and Mary Murray.  ' ^ *I^ ^T* *N*|* fr�� *p *l* *f* *t* *t* *W *!��� *l* ^T*  NDP  *oO*s%  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  PILEDRIVER WORKING  In the Secret Cove - Pender Harbour  area. Piling orders on new or used now  being taken. Good prices. Free estimates  886-2875  HANSON MARINE CONTRACTORS LTD  PILEDRlVINO BREAKWATERS  ANCHORS HEAVY LIFTING  SALVAGE (CONSTRUCTION  r��HW'^r'  GAMBIER  ISLAND  R.R.3 GIBSONS B.C  886-2875  BATHROOM S  PLUS  NISI I It Sill  20% Off  everything in the store

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