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 *��*���  V    IS1 SB    I   ,1   *L  SMSHfiL���.  Legislative Library.      6B/  Pathament Buildings.  Victoria, British Columbia  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  March 13,1979  Volume 33, Number 11  In Gibsons  Community Plan Committee  opposes 'recreational' projects  By George Cooper  Sails were drying in the spring sunshine In Gibsons Harbour last week.  On power line  Pender Ratepayers write Pearsall  By Pender Harbour ft District  Ratepayers Association Publicity Committee  Editor's Note. Copy of a  letter to M.P. Jack Pearsall by the Pender Harbour  and District Ratepayers  Association.  "The purpose of this letter  is to give you some background on the Cheekeye-  Dunsmuir powerline question  as it affects the federal interest, as requested by your  secretary.  The situation is this:  B.C.Hydro and Power  Authority is in the latter planning stages for a double row of  500 Kv AC powerlines to  connect the Cheekeye substation with the Dunsmuir  substation on Vancouver  Island. As it approaches the  Sunshine Coast the powerline  route as now planned would  run down the north side of  Salmon Inlet, cross the north  end of the Sechelt Peninsula  between Earle's Cove and  Pender Harbour, cross Nelson  Island to Cape Cockburn,  go underwater to Texada  Island, then underwater to  Nile Creek near Bowser  on Vancouver Island.  This Association, with the  virtually unanimous support  of local residents and the  backing of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District, oppose  the segment of the line running across the northern Sechelt Peninsula because we  feel it would seriously diminish the area's great recreational and residential value.  The area between Pender  Harbour and Egmont is studded with beautiful lakes, a  number of parks, ecological  reserves and numerous private dwellings and local  waters are one of the most  popular boating and fishing  areas in Canada. Our scenery  is a priceless national treasure and should no more be  used for a powerline corridor than the Rocky Mountains should be turned into a  limestone quarry.  Approval of the route"*of'  course is a provincial concern but the federal interest  comes in when we consider  the principal alternative  route, described in the Hydro  Route Selection Study as the  Reception Point to Lantz-  ville route. This route would  still bring lines across the  Sechelt Peninsula but would  do so in such a way that would  eliminate visual impact to  the travelling public and land  use conflicts with residents.  The lines could cross the  Peninsula in a natural depression east of Sargent's Bay, go  underground inland out of  view of Highway 101 and enter  the water at a site well clear  of any occupied land. Hydro  agrees that the bottom crossing conditions are ideal at  this location and allows that  the shorter length of underwater cable would result in  cost savings.  The main obstacle to the  use of this route according to  B.C. Hydro is the Canadian  Please turn to page seven  The Gibsons Official Community Plan Committee, which has  been meeting regularly since November 27 last, reported that a  draft plan can be expected within the next two months. At the  March 6 Council meeting the chairman, Larry Labonte, expressed the concern of the committee at what appears to be  piecemeal allotment of Village properties for various forms of  recreation, whereas the fifteen acres of recreational land where  the pool is located were acquired for the purpose of a centralized recreation complex.  The committee report stated in part: "Recently approvals  have been given by Council to various recreational groups for  the use of Municipal lands elsewhere in the Village, which our  committee feels strongly should have been directed to the site of  the intended Recreation Centre. These approvals for the scattering of recreational buildings throughout the Village will only  result in a duplication of facilities and funds, and will only postpone our real recreational need ��� a Gibsons community hall  of sufficient size and adaptability to meet all needs at a great  savingof taxpayers' money".  The recent approvals referred to are the site adjacent to the  Fire Hall for a community theatre, and the site near Harmony  Hall for a sea cadet building. Other requests have been heard  by Council but the groups concerned have dropped their plans.  The Community Plan Committee urged Council to issue a policy statement forthwith and to rescind all approvals for the use of  Village property not on the fifteen acre recreational site.  Marina report  "Studies on the marina  project are progressing steadily," reported Alderman  Trainor, chairman of the  Marina and Harbour Development Committee. "We have  a consultant firm, Phil Eby  and Associates, preparing a  study on aspects of a manna  ���costs, likely income, environment impact and so on.  This Arm has wide experience  in marina and harbour development." Alderman  Trainor emphasized the scope  of his committee includes  working along with the operators of commercial  vessels  to get improvements made to  the existing dock and breakwater. The marina project  has not yet received official  sanction from any government  level but a great deal of the  groundwork has been done  and is rapidly being completed. As far as the Village is  concerned a great deal depends upon what funds are  likely to be available from provincial government sources.  Before a final decision is  made by Council the marina  project will be presented to  Village residents by referendum, after public meetings  have been held.  An Airport Committee  report was read to Council  recommending that all plane  owners who have not paid  last year's parking fees be  invoiced at $5.00 for each  month and further that the airport by-law be amended  to charge a parking fee payable in advance of $100.00 per  year for the periods January to  May and September to December, and that a fee for  visiting planes be $1.00 per  day collected on the honour  system.  Creekside Park Estates  Ltd. has applied for re-zoning  of five lots facing North Road  from single to multiple residence to allow the construction of two four-plexes. Drawings show a two-story building  with mansard roof and 576  square feet on each floor.  Council approved the re-zoning in by-law no. 333 and the  proposal will now go to public hearing.  Among the correspondence  was a complaint by B.Carr-  Thom about the traffic hazard at two adjacent road  junctions on Glassford, Gower  to serve the District's needs  as well as possible within  reasonable space and budgetary limits. A final proposition has not been made to  this Ministry as several  choices are being reviewed  by the School District".  A letter from Brian Biddle-  combe of Cormorant Enterprises, Bowen Island, states  that the wharfinger has told  him to stop unloading explosives at the wharf for local  suppliers. Biddlecombe said  that according to the Ministry of Transport, he has the  right to do so. Alderman  Trainor stated there were no  rules to prohibit the unloading of explosives and petroleum if it is supervised, and he  requested the matter be referred to the committee for  investigation,  Tideline Enterprises' bid  of $42,176 for the construction  of chlorination facilities was  the only one received by the  Village. Since this bid was  very close to Dayton and  Knight's estimate of $40,000,  which did not include the addition of about 200 feet of  connecting lines required in  Council accepted  Point and Franklin Roads, and  the nuisance of wild traffic at the tender,  night on Glassford. The wri- the bid  ter's proposal to close Glass- By-law 332 sets out new fee  ford at its junction with Gower schedules for building per-  was referred to the next plan- mits. A single family resi-  ning meeting. A letter from  the Minister of Education  regarding School Board offices states "The Board  should have facilities located  dence of $30,000 required a  $76.00 permit. Fees for other  structures like mobile homes,  and the moving of buildings,  are also listed.  Cavalcade start  Aldermen vote  pay raise  At Wednesday night's  meeting the Sechelt Council  passed a resolution giving  themselves a 43% pay raise.  The motion was put to the  floor by Alderman Jorgensen  for the Finance Committee.  He explained that the increase  would be $15 a meeting for a  maximum of twenty extra  meetings, each lasting at  least one hour, to compensate for any expenses incurred. The present indemnity  for an alderman in Sechelt is  $700. The increase would  round the figure off at an even  $1,000.  Alderman   Jorgensen   ac-  Jeff Redman stands beside the cash register in the Sechelt Shell Station last week  which was the object of a robbery with violence. See story below.  In Sechelt  Robbery with violence  Two men wearing disguises  entered the Shell Station on  Cowrie Street In Sechelt,  knocked the attendant to the  floor and took approximately  $500from the UU.  The attendant on duty,  Jeff Redman, was doting the  station at 9 p.m. on Monday,  March 5, when the two  men barged In. One of the  men, wearing a white scarf  and a toque to hide his fea  tures, punched Redman  seven! times on the head,  knocking him to the floor,  where he stayed, pretending  to be unconscious, while the  Corporal Wade la Investigating the robbery, and hopes to  have a composite picture  drawn up by next week. He  asks that anyone noticing  second man emptied the till anything out of the ordinary  of Its contents.  According to Jeff the operation was over and the men  were gone within fifteen  seconds.  The police arrived within  five minutes of the assault.  around the time of the Incident contact him at the Sechelt R.C.M.P. station.  The gaa station Is now keeping a small float In the till  at all times to prevent a  reoccurrence of the incident,  Energy group  seeks moratorium  A moratorium on the 500 Kv Cheekeye-Dunsmuir-Victoria  transmission line presently underway was called for at the Vancouver Island Regional Meeting of the B.C. Energy Coalition.  This group met in Errington on March 3 in an all-day session to  discuss local and provincial energy issues.  In the morning, approximately seventy registered delegates  from Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and Sunshine Coast  region exchanged information on a variety of issues. These  included: the 500 Kv Cheekeye-Dunsmuir-Victoria line; proposals for nuclear power on the island or elsewhere in B.C.;  uranium mining in B.C.; the use of herbicides on Hydro rights-  of-way; the Committee on Nuclear Issues in the Community  Conference, upcoming in Vancouver, March 7���9.  About ninety people were in attendance at a noon lecture by  Dr. Kenneth Lyall from Malaspina College on the technical and  scientific aspects of nuclear power.  Delegates, in afternoon workshop sessions, agreed that their  groups should focus on energy issues at a local level and attempt to establish a dialogue in their respective communities.  The meeting also agreed to a proposal for investigation of the  possibility of energy self-sufficiency for the Vancouver Island  region and the promotion of alternative sources of energy  supply.  Toward the end of the session, a committee was struck to  plan toward the next province-wide B.C. Energy Coalition  meeting scheduled for Victoria later this spring.  cepted the assignment of  looking into the finances of  the arena and to report back  to Council.  A proposal to retain a  draftsman to make up a set of  preliminary drawings for the  renovation of the Council  chambers was given approval.  Alderman MacDonald will  head the committee.  A letter was received from  Mrs. P.Gross expressing the  view that an apartment block  would be an unsuitable type  of structure on the property  presently housing the Rock-  wood Lodge as it was too close  to the school. The Clerk was  instructed to answer the letter informing her that before  any re-zoning can be accomplished, it has to go to a public meeting, where she will  PJease turn to page seven  T  An organizational meeting  of the 1979 Sea Cavalcade  Committee was held in the  Kin Hut on Dougal Park on  Wednesday, March 7. Jim  Stobie is the Co-ordinator of  this year's Cavalcade Committee which includes members Terry Amiel, Wally  Venechuk, Danny Weinhandl,  Yvonne Inglis, and Penny  McClymont. Last year's  co-ordinator, Sue Rhodes,  will also be active in an ad  visory capacity.  Present at the Wednesday,  March 7 meeting, were representatives from the local  service clubs, the Chamber  of Commerce, the Gibsons  Volunteer Fire Department,  the C.B.C, and the Village of  Gibsons. Marion Alsager will  be the organizer of this year's  Sea Cavalcade Queen Pageant.  The Cavalcade this year will  Please lam to page nine  Regional Board  resolves dispute  The Board in Management discussed the implications arising  from decisions made at the Board Meeting of February 8,1979.  As a result of this discussion the Board wishes to make it clear  to the public that a motion resulting in Director Charles Lee  resigning from the Chairmanship of the Finance Committee was  in no way a reflection on his personal integrity, honesty or ability in the discharge of his duties as the chairman of this committee. '  Director Lee in his turn has been well satisfied by Director  Nicholson that Director Nicholson has not been in conflict of  interest in the discharge of his duties as Chairman of the Board.  The Board also wishes to make it very clear that both Director  Lee and Director Nicholson share the full confidence of the  Board with respect to the responsibilities of their office as public  HI  This truck was enroute to Powell River with a load of steel last Saturday when the  police pulled It over. Unfortunately, the shoulder was soft and the truck sank  to Its axles. It had to be unloaded before It could be pulled out.  -��---- ���       --. -w iiuwiiw,, ,i i-t-n-i aw a/*�� uiiimum uviino ia aavuiu uv pui.ou uiai.  [Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday | 2.  Coast News, March 13,1979.  I IIWl  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER.  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  John Burnside ���  Editor  Ian Corrance ���  Photographer/Reporter  M.M.Joe ���  Ollice Manager  Dennis Fitzgerald ���  Advertising Manager  Nirmal Sidhu -  Salesman  Cynthia Christensen ���  Copysetting  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to ell addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia: $15.00 per year; $10.00 for six months  Canada, except B.C.: $16.00 per year United Statea and Foreign: $20.00 per year  Ballard tha super boor  Harold Ballard is the owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Hamilton  Tiger Cats. He is a convicted felon who  spent time in jail for tax evasion or some  massive fraudulence such as even the  rich cannot escape with. He is also, on  thc evidence of an interview on Aa It  Happens last week, one of the world's  most unmitigated boors.  For those of you who live in happy  ignorance of the doings of the National  Hockey League, permit me to supply just  a few background details. Ballard's  hockey team, the Maple Leafs, had not  been playing as well as he thought they  should so after a close 2���1 defeat to the  Montreal Canadiens, probably still the  best team in hockey anywhere, he summarily fired his coach, one Roger Neilson,  Neilson is a bachelor coach who  lives, eats, and breathes hockey. His  dedication to his profession is remarkable  but such is not enough to satisfy such tin-  pot sports czars as Ballard and he was  fired. The players on the team rallied to  the support of their fallen coach and two  days later Ballard had been persuaded to  reinstate his coach. Neilson's appearance  behind the bench in the normally staid  Maple Leaf Gardens caused a two-  minute standing ovation to erupt and Ballard on national television was seen to be  judged wrong by the players on his team  and by the fans who pay the money which  he banks with unbroken regularity.  The Frum interview on Aa It Happens  found a Ballard whose massive ego had  been stung by this reversal. No one believed his lame statement that what he  was doing was a ruse to motivate his  hockey team and under the pressure of  skillful questioning he revealed himself  in his true colours. He informed Barbara Frum, one of the most skillful  interviewers and broadcasters practising  the craft, that women were only good for  one thing and that wasn't radio work.  Finally in a burst of petulance and pique  he hung up his telephone with a closing  burst of ill-mannered and graceless  abuse.  Now, among the many ills that beset  mankind, the boorish behaviour of one  rich, arrogant, and ignorant old man does  not amount to very much but somehow  Ballard's behaviour and personality reflects what is wrong with the N.H.L. in  particular and the professional sports  scene in general, and perhaps the  country. Great wealth and absolute power  over the people in his employ have made  Ballard, no intellectual giant, into the  crassest of egotistical despots. The Id!  Amin of hockey no less.  Nor is he alone. The ranks of the  owners of sports teams in North America  have many who can rival Ballard in arrogant and brutal stupidity. It is a sad thing  when our athletes and our games of skill  are controlled by such as Harold Ballard.  The only difference between Ballard  and others of his ilk in other fields is.  that he is a highly visible figure, courting  the limelight and revealing to even the  disinterested observer the corruption of  power and wealth unmitigated by even  the most rudimental qualities of human  decency and decorum.  We boast of our free society and of our  democracy but it would seem here that  when such graceless boors as Ballard can  rise to positions of unquestioned power  then it is not the cream that is rising to  the top in our society.  ...from the files of Coast News  ifiW a��S* m       ���(<fo  5YEARSAGO  Elementary School Supervisor  George Cooper is congratulated for  his work in organizing the first Kiwanis Music Festival on the Sunshine  Coast.  Gibsons Fire Chief Dick Ranniger  expressed himself as being 'disheartened' at vandalism which saw the  cars of the Gibsons and Roberts Creek  Fire Departments affected. Gibsons  was entertaining the Roberts Creek  Firemen in gratitude for their prompt  help with the recent fire at Harvey's  Department Store.  Timmy, the Nygren goat, survived  an attack by a pack of dogs.  10YEARS AGO  Six chiefs of coastal Indian tribes  call on the federal government to widen the investigation Into alleged  R.C.M.P. brutality to Indians to Include all reserves in British Columbia.  Robert John Maxwell, Co-op accountant, was found drowned near  his boat moored at Hill's Marina.  Gibsons Kinsmen Club celebrates  Its 20th birthday.  Coast News Editorial: "To suggest  that everyone genuinely Interested In  education should bail out government  policy Is something hard to believe  with a government that brags about  its dynamic policies and flaunts a  surplus ol more than $150 million  before the public. It would appear  that this surplus has been built up  partially through putting school  boards and other boards through the  wringer for the political satisfaction of  Premier Bennett."  15YEARSAGO  Triplet lambs, a rare occurrence,  now grace the Norman Hough farm  on Pratt Road.  Alex Lamb, a member of Sechelt's  first elected council, lost his life when  he drove off the ferry at Horseshoe  Bay, took a wrong turn, and ended up  in the water at the end of the other  ferry slip.  Friday, March 6, was not Bob  Cunningham's day. The Halfmoon  Bay resident was bitten badly by a  dog in the morning and on his way to  hospital skidded on a patch of Ice,  went off the road and hit a power  pole.  20YEARSAGO  Maunder's Olivet to Calvary, a  sacred cantata recalling some of the  incidents In the last days of the Saviour's life, will be presented in Elphinstone High School auditorium on  March 25. Church choirs of Gibsons  and Port Mellon have combined to  present this special crucifixion  music during Holy Week under the  direction of Mrs. Ran Vernon.  The recent Sechelt Educational  Open House was generally regarded  as a smashing success.  The newly-organized Peninsula  Boxing Club, organized by Fran  Zantolas, will hold a Boxing Night,  March 21, in Gibsons School Hall.  25YEARSAGO  Sechelt water system comes under  criticism for high rates and low  pressure.  Miss Jean Kilgour will address the  Sechelt PTA on "Modern Methods of  Reading" at a forthcoming meeting.  Miss Kilgour has an MA with a thesis  on mathematics.  On March 3, a meeting was held In  the Legion Hall to further the Interests of Boy Scouts at Roberts Creek.  Letters to the Coast News express  outrage at Members of Parliament  voting themselves huge salary increases. Contrast is drawn with the  plight of the Old Age Pensioners.  30 YEARS AGO  $75,000 is set aside for new and  reconstruction work on the Gibsons-  Sechelt road.  Gibsons Landing road Is In such  poor condition, according to MLA  Tony Gargrave, that a ten pound  salmon swam up the road one hundred yards from the sea and was  caught In a ditch.  A Coast News editorial compliments the Sechelt Legion for moving  unanimously to Invite ex-servicemen  on the Sechelt Indian Reservation to  Join the branch.  Ida Donley with her mother Clara Donley on the beach of Edgecombe Island with  the Bargain Harbour fish cannery In the background. Mrs. Ida Hlggs, nee Donley,  talks with Bert Nelson about those early days in Pender Harbour in the third  "Pioneers of the Sunshine Coast" programme to be shown on Cable 10 March 14,  6:00 p.m. on the Gibsons cable and 7:30 p.m. In Sechelt. The dividing line between  the two systems is Maskell Road. Courtesy Coast Cablevision and Mr. Carl Bo-  bardt. Photograph courtesy of Mrs. Ida Higgs.  Musings  John Burnside  It is probably true that no  new idea or concept was ever  put forward without negative  reaction being forthcoming. It  is as predictable as night  following day and certainly  those of us who are investigating the possibility of making Gibsons a theatre town  expected that we would have  to defend the idea against  skepticism and hostility and  last week examples of both  were forthcoming.  We would differentiate  here between reasoned skepticism and irrational hostility.  In the latter category was  some nonsense written in one  of the local papers about how  no theatre is required because  we have the Twilight Theatre.  Working as we do in an area  with three competing newspapers, it is difficult to remain  patient in the face of constant squawking protests from  the owner of the Twilight  Theatre. He has a monopoly  situation in his field locally  and yet never a week goes  by without his crying on  someone's shoulder about  how little he is appreciated  and how a valuable facility  is going unused.  Now, unlike the writer of  the piece that appeared in the  press last week, I have actually worked on the stage at the  Twilight Theatre. For the  record it is twelve feet deep by  twenty feet wide and stage  left is a concrete wall. Undoubtedly if we raised a whole  bunch of money and spent it  there something usable could  be achieved, second-rate but  usable. The justification for  spending a considerable sum  of money to upgrade the  property of one individual  escapes me. As it is, if you  have more than three people  on stage you can hardly escape lining them up like a  police identification parade.  When we did Salome there,  and let it be said that Ray  Boothroyd was extremely  helpful in that production, we  had seventeen people on that  stage. It was a nightmare for  a director, More recently we  did The Fourth Monkey and  in that last scene with a dozen  people lined up in a row it was  impossible to make the grouping of people attractive.  Nor are the miniscule dimensions of the stage and the  1 lack of an off-stage area on  Stage Left the only difficulties.  Between productions the entire set has to be dismantled  and removed so that films can  be shown.  All over the world there are  towns that contain both a  movie house and a facility  for live theatre and why  Gibsons should be denied a  theatre facility because of the  tantrums of its cinema owner  escapes me entirely. We are  not opposed to debate on the  theatre proposal. We put it  forward with the best interests  of the community at heart. If  we can be shown that it is not  an achievable goal by reasoned argument we are prepared to listen but the kind of  shallow negativism and general blithering nonsense that  appeared last week is not  worth the paper it's printed on  Of course, it comes from the  same pen that last year  assured us that no stone would  be left unturned until a highway to Squamish was a reality  and nothing much is expected  from that quarter by anyone  at all.  The other quarter from  which came question last week  is the Community Study  Committee under the chairmanship of Larry Labonte and  as reported in these pages by  George Cooper from a Gibsons Council meeting. We  quote: "These approvals for  the scattering of recreational  buildings throughout the Village will only result in a  duplication of facilities and  funds and will only postpone  our real recreational need ���  a Gibsons community hall of  sufficient size and adaptability to meet all needs at a  great saving of taxpayers'  money." Mr. Labonte misses  the point entirely. We are not  seeking to provide a recreational building. We do not  intend to provide an expensive building for the handful  of enthusiastic amateurs  interested in doing plays. Rather we seek to bring our  community a quality building  capable of giving an adequate  setting for first-class professional drama and music  which will be a boost to the  economic life of the Village.  With a six-month eventual  season in a setting as beautiful as this, we envision Gib  sons as a charming" seaside  theatre town. Labonte's  "community hall of sufficient  size and adaptability" sounds  like another gymnasium to me  and it would appear that Mr.  Labonte has allowed himself  to try to score political points  off the Council he recently  headed at the expense of his  vision of the future. Is Gibsons' real need another multipurpose monument to absolutely nothing? Don't we have  enough dance halls, Mr.  Labonte? To suggest lumping  the theatre into a fifteen  acre recreational compound  behind the curling club is an  example of the kind of thinking that has led to the beautiful Gibsons waterfront reaching the stage of economic  ill-health it presently endures.  What is needed if we are to  shape the village to the vibrant and healthy community  it deserves to be is some  vision and energy. The people  who are working to make a  theatre a reality have no  intention of taking tax dollars  from the community. We feel  that we have an idea which, if  brought to careful fruition,  will be of great and real  benefit to the entire community. We are willing to  discuss and be enlightened as  we continue to investigate the  possibilities. Hopefully future  contributions will give evidence of more selflessness  and vision than has been the  case to this point.  Slings & Arrows ^  George Matthews '  I noticed in the paper a few  weeks back that some fellow  running for the School Board  suggested that teachers  really have a pretty easy time  of it. It was with exquisite  pleasure that I read just last  week that this clown was  soundly whipped in the election.  I think that most people  recognize that teaching school  isn't easy but there is a tendency from time to time to  forget. There are certainly a  few things that may lead to  the conclusion that teaching  is an easy life. First of all,  some people think that a  teacher only works five hours  a day. She gets to work at  8:45, sits around until 9:00  drinking coffee, works until  recess, takes another coffee  break, works until noon, sits  around for an hour, does a  little more work, then goes  home at 3:00.  Anybody with children in  school knows this just isn't  so, but to the outsider it may  seem to be the case. If I was  to tell you all of the work that  teacher did before, during,  and after school, not to mention the evenings, there  wouldn't be enough space in  this column to cover it, and  you'd probably get tired out  just reading about it.  Then of course, teachers  have all those holidays: two  months in the summer, two  weeks at Christmas, ten days  in the spring, not to mention  an "In-Service" day from time  to time. All in all, a teacher  only works about two hundred  days a year, or so it seems.  The fact of the matter is  that teachers are putting in  time that most people never  hear about. Many teachers go  back to school themselves  during the summer. Others  take courses during the year,  while most put in a great deal  of time just reading the  latest information about their  profession.  Just a couple of weeks ago,  all the teachers in the district had a Friday off, while  the students stayed home.  Nobody went to much trouble  telling parents and tax payers  what this day off was for and  I'm sure many people suspect  it was a waste of time, not to  mention a damn nuisance.  That day was organized by the  teachers of the district to bring  some educational experts in  to talk about new and different ways of doing things.  English teachers discussed  ways to standardize courses  and grading. Math teachers  investigated alternative  teaching methods. A university instructor taught teachers  how to make better and more  accurate tests, and a former  school superintendent discussed a variety of techniques  for maintaining classroom  control and discipline. There  were a number of other lessons for the teachers and  generally speaking most of  them learned a new trick or  two that could improve their  performance.  Another group of teachers  in our district is travelling  over to Horseshoe Bay every  Tuesday night for three  months to take a course in  improving their teaching  techniques and skills. Every  Tuesday there's a rush for the  3:45 ferry, a quick sandwich, a  walk up the hill to Gleneagles  School, and three solid hours  of classes. Then it's back on  the 9:20 and a mad rush home  to do the next day's marking  and preparation.  These teachers are participating in something known as  Project Teach, an American  designed, programmed learning session, sponsored by the  B.C.Teacher's Federation  and taught by practising  B.C.teachers. The purpose of  the course is to help teachers  identify and use more effectively a number of skills that  are used by those in their  profession who are recognized as experts and master  teachers. Despite the disruption in the lives of the people  taking the course, interest  in the district appears sufficiently high that the course  may be taught locally next fall.  Schools generally, and teachers in particular, are often  made the playthings of the  ignorant, A teacher is a convenient scapegoat for the  parent of the kid who is either  not too bright or just plain  lazy. Also, of course, the  school is often an all too  obvious symbol of the unpleasant need to pay taxes. These,  among other reasons, are  probably the cause of the occasional uninformed criticism of  teachers.  Certainly, I don't mean to  suggest that teachers work  harder than everybody else,  but they do work just as hard.  Every hour in the classroom  is the product of a long education, many years of experience  and training, and hours of  preparation and marking.  Teachers ain't perfect.  They make mistakes like anybody else. Some, no doubt,  work harder than others.  But for a person who makes an  average of two hundred to  three hundred individual  communications in a one-hour  lesson, these errors are remarkably rare.  la my team ploughing?  "Is my team ploughing,  That I used to drive  And hear the harness jingle  When I was man alive?''  Aye, the horses trample,  The harness/Ingles now;  No change though you lie under  The land you used to plough.  "Is football playing  Along the river shore,  With lads to chase the leather,  Now I stand up no more?"  Aye, the ball Is Hying,  The lads play heart and soul;  The goal stands up, the keeper  Stands up to keep the goal.  "Is my girl happy,  That I thought hard to leave,  And has she tired ot weeping  As she lies down at eve?"  Aye, she lies down lightly,  She lies not down to weep:  Your girl Is well contented.  Be still, my led, and sleep.  "Is my friend hearty,  Now I am thin and pine;  And has he tound to sleep In  A better bed than mine?"  Aye, lad, I lie easy,  I He as lads would choose;  I cheer a dead man's sweetheart.  Never ask me whose.  By A.E.Housman \\Ut  SHOW  STARTS  MARCH 15  ...And All You Gotta  Do Is...  Vote for ME!!!  Coast News, March 13,1979  Letters to the Editor  School spirit statement ambiguous  Editor  I would like to reply to  "Elphie News" of February  27, 1979, as the statement  about the Drama Club was  rather ambiguous. The statement was, "It's hard to sponsor lunch hour, or day activi-  ��� ties, if no one wants to participate. The Drama Club had  the same problem. It cancelled  its play due to lack of actors.''  I agree that the Drama Club  did have to cancel the first  play it was going to put on, but  it is far from dead. However,  the Drama Club hadn't existed for a number of years  and when 1, as a new teacher  in the school, came in as a  realative rookie in producing  plays, and asked the students  what they wanted to do, they  said they wanted to produce a  musical! The musical that  was picked was "The Yankee  Doodle" and it required a  male chorus. It was finding  boys who wanted to sing that  was the problem. Up to that  point I had approximately  twenty-five students involved,  as well as six staff. Obviously  we learned from that experience and now we still have a  hard core of students involved  in the Drama Club and still  have the help of the six  staff. We, as a Drama Club,  are now producing two one-  act plays. The first one will  be staged in the Arts Festival in March and is called  "The Sandbox", by Edward  Albee. The second one is  called "The Proposal", by  Anton Checkhov, and we have  just finished casting for this.  As a matter of interest, we  had four actresses going for  one part, and it was disappointing that three didn't  make it. We hope this doesn't  stop them from continuing  drama activities. These two  one-act plays will, we hope,  be performed, as part of a  Drama Club variety night  sometime in April or May.  Along with the one-act plays  there would be some singing,  dancing and monologues.  So as you can see the Drama  Club is far from dead although  we did have that minor setback.  As far as the total news  letter goes I can see that  something needs to be done.  The student council does  SEEM to be rather weak,  but maybe they feel like I  felt for a time; that is, you put  in a lot of hard work and then  find that your hard work is  for nothing because the activity that you had sponsored had  a poor turnout or had to fold.  All I can say is, "carry on  trying". Perhaps the student  council could act as an intermediary between staff and  students. There are a lot of  students and a lot of staff  who could do more to help  the school spirit by doing  extra-curricular activities.  Let's start working toward  next year now by finding out  what students and staff would  like to sponsor. Make this a  major project by devising a  questionnaire and passing it  to students in Elphie, and also  to grade seven students in  elementary schools, and grade  ten students at Chatelech.  Even give out this questionnaire in class time so that you  make sure you get it back.  Something needs to be done  to get back some school  spirit. It's not just lacking here  but is lacking in a lot of  schools all over Canada.  The lack of school spirit  labour on them, while the  American news media just  brushes over any negative  things that happened and  spends more time building  their teams up. Maybe this is  what we should do. Let us  is not entirely the school's' try and change this by being  fault. All one has to do is more positive in our outlook,  watch Canadian TV and then  I certainly hope there are no  American TV. The Canadian  news media, as far as sports  go, seems to pick out all the  negative points in a game and  more letters like last week's  "Elphie News".  G.P.Heap,  RR1, Sechelt  Kinsmen give thanks  Editor:  The Kinsmen Club of Gibsons and District would like  to take this opportunity to  thank the dozens of volunteer marching mothers who  braved the elements in  assisting us to attain our  goal for this year. Our congratulations to the citizens of  Gibsons and District for their  kind and generous donations.  Over $2,600 were given locally and forwarded to the Kinsmen Rehabilitation Foundation; to date over $318,000  have been forwarded province-wide. Final figures will  not be available for two to  three weeks, but we will  announce them when we  receive the good news. If any  householder was missed in our  campaign, donations can still  be sent, care of the Kinsmen  Club of Gibsons, Box 22,  Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO.  If any person is, or knows of  someone, needing the assistance of the Kinsmen Rehabilitation Foundation, please  contact Rick Wray, 886-  7838. Our thanks to the Coast  News for relaying this message to the community.  Tom Stewart,  March Chairman  Paper's silence  disappoints  Editor:  I was disappointed by your  paper's silence on the death  of a great British Columbian,  W.A.C.Bennett. Regardless  of party politics one must  recognize that we on the Sunshine Coast benefitted a great  deal from the policies of his  government.  He was premier for over  twenty years and we all are  very fortunate to have men  such as he was to devote  their life to the service of the  Channel 9  concern  Editor's Notei Copy of letter  sent to C.R.T.C.  Dear Sir/Madam:  I have heard that there is a  very strong possibility that we  of the Sunshine Coast (Gibsons, Sechelt, B.C., etc.) will  not be able to receive P.B.S.  Channel 9 when the Victoria  channel begins transmitting  on April 1 this year.  I don't know if you are  aware of the cultural void that  Channel 9 helps to fill in this  isolated area. We are situated  near Vancouver, but Vancouver is accessible only by an  expensive ferry ride and a  subsequent car drive at the  Vancouver end, which makes  many cultural excursions  impractical, particularly  like evening ones.  While C.B.C. is a vehicle  for some Canadian artists and  culture, P.B.S. gives more  coverage on the international  scale, with performances  coming "Live From the Met"  and "Lincoln Centre"; performances such as Horowitz,  Sutherland, etc., etc., not.to  mention international productions of plays and films. I  could go on...  Many of my friends in this  area have said they will cease  their cablevision subscription  if Channel 9 is no longer  being received.  If you wish a petition  drawn up by people with the  same feelings as myself, I  please turn to page ten  province.  John B.Willcock,  Madeira Park, B.C.  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The draft was in  lull-swing and Ginger did not  escape its scrutiny. All indications suggest that he was  suffering from advanced  tuberculosis and he was at  first pronounced 'unfit for  service'. His union activities  however, were rubbing numerous bigwigs the wrong way.  Strings were pulled in high  places, Goodwin's status  mysteriously underwent a  re-evaluation and he was  pronounced Class A. Knowing  his frail health would never  survive the Army, Ginger took  to the hills, already the  haunt of many other draft-  resisters who were mostly  against the war on socialist  grounds. They built their  hideouts on the hinterland  ridges and kept lookouts  posted always for they never  knew when the soldiers might  gct wind of their whereabouts  and come hunting. Sometimes  they lived off the land but  in most instances, food-  caches were left at prearranged locations by sympathetic friends and relatives.  Goodwin evidently joined  forces with such a group.  It was a wanted-man's existence but it had a certain excitement to it. For Goodwin, it  was to terminate with sad  abruptness. A military constable on the lookout for draft-  evaders, came upon him unexpectedly. What precisely  occurred then will never be  known with any certainty.  That Ginger Goodwin was  shot dead is the only incon-  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  testable fact. Word went out  among the labour movement  that he had been shot by a  dum-dum bullet in the back.  Although the constable, Dan  Campbell, was later exonerated by a military tribunal on  the grounds that Goodwin had  threatened him with a rifle, it  had the stink of assassination  about it. Another troublemaker muffled for good. God  knew, it had happened before.  The angry miners of Cumberland refused to work on  the day of the funeral and the  Vancouver Trades and Labour  Council added their strength  to the protest by endorsing a  twenty-four hour general  strike among all their members. Like Frank Roger's  murder fifteen years before,  it seemed to symbolize all  that was evil and bitter  with the workingman's lot.  The funeral procession in  Cumberland was over a mile  long and the police kept out  of it, fearing a riot. In Vancouver, the street-railwaymen  put up their car-barn signs  at precisely 12:00 noon and  walked off the job to a man  along with the longshoremen,  the shipyard-workers and  many other industries. An  impassioned proclamation by  Mayor E.H.Gale urged the  men to reconsider in the name  of the Empire, their countrymen in the trenches and the  public of Vancouver "which  has given you much sympathy". There were those  however, who had a more direct solution to the problem in  mind. They were a group of  about three hundred returned  soldiers who marched on the  Labour Temple with the evident intention of beating some  patriotism into the demonstrators. It was no spontaneous outburst but had been  carefully instigated by various  members of the business-  community out to discredit  Ernie Winch and other prominent union leaders. Irresponsible   and   inflammatory  articles in both local papers,  rabidly anti-labour railings  well-calculated to arouse  wartime emotions, played a  significant role too. In any  event, the mob converged  on the Labour Temple about  3:30 that afternoon bound to  commit mayhem, urged on by  rabble-rousing speeches Irom  various ringleaders. Cries of  "Bring them out!" were  mingled with other promises  of violence. Sticks and rocks  crashed against the building  and then the mob launched a  massive frontal-attack.  Smashing through the windows and doors, they gained  entry. Documents and books  were flung into the street and  trampled. Victor Midgely,  secretary and business-agent  was trapped in his upstairs  office and almost thrown from  a window to certain injury.  He was saved only by the  plucky invervention of Frances  Foxcroft, the switchboard-  operator, who was severely  bruised in the process. Later,  he was taken downstairs on  the pretext that he would be  allowed to address the mob.  Instead he was seized by  them, punched-about randomly and forced to kiss the flag.  Only the intervention of the  police saved him further maltreatment. George Thomas,  longshoreman-delegate to  the Trade's Council and vociferous about his sympathies,  was then set-upon by the ugly  crowd, dragged up an alley,  beaten severely amid shouts  of "TraitorI" or "GermanI"  and forced in turn to press  bloody lips against the Union  Jack. He too, had to be rescued by the police. There was  lynch-fever in the air. At  length, at the urging of one  of their more level-headed  leaders, it was agreed to give  the unionists two hours to  return to work and the mob  gradually began to disperse.  Despite threats, there was no  further violence .after the  deadline. Instead, the servicemen attended a mass-meeting  that night at the Empress  Theatre, where further onesided statements by assorted  reactionaries, served to keep  the animosities burning.  The following afternoon,  the same disorderly gang of  veterans, their zeal undiminished, took to the streets  again. This time their target  was the Longshoremen's  Hall. They were apparently  out to get Ernie Winch,  known to be the privotal  figure in the Labour Council  and obviously the bogeyman  responsible for the whole  disruption. Ironically enough,  the Longshoremen's council  had met with the mayor that  SUNSHINE COAST MUSIC,  DRAMA & DANCE FESTIVAL  1979  Speech Arts & Drama  Elphinstone Auditorium:  Music Band Section  Elphinstone Auditorium:  Piano & Vocal  Elphinstone Auditorium:  Elphinstone Auditorium:  Monday, March 12  7:00 p.m.  Tuesday, March 13  12:30 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  Wednesday, March 14  1:15 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  Thursday, March 15  9:15 a.m.  1:15 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  Honours Performance:  Saturday, March 17,7:30 p.m.  Elphinstone Auditorium:      Admission: $1.00 Students 25*  This Festival is financially assisted by the Qovernment of  British Columbia through the British Columbia Cultural Fund  morning and agreed to return  to work at noon which they  had done. When it was  learned that the servicemen  were on the rampage again,  the shipping-magnates,  fearing damage to their property, ordered the hatches  closed and announced that  there would be no further  work until Monday. The dockers returned en-masse to the  Hall where Winch was working out an armistice with  representatives for the re-  turned-men. The Hall, an old  building on the corner of Pender and Howe, had a long  flight of steps leading up to  it. A knot of burly longshoremen guarded the top, armed  with improvised chairleg  clubs and successfully repel-  By Rae Ellingham  Ellingham s  ^   Astrology  ���������������*����*���������������*��*>  Film Society  This Tuesday, March 13,  the Kwahtahmoss Film So-  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ciety's presentation is Becket.  ling periodic attempts on'the The film will be shown at the  art of the more drink-inflamed Twilight Theatre commencing  soldiers to storm the premi-  promptly at 9:00 p.m. The film  ses. This was to be no repeat  of the Labour Temple invasion. There were over 600  dockers inside the hall, most  of them ready and willing to  fight. A huge crowd milled  around the building, partly  made-up of civilians looking  for excitement, some for and  some against the servicemen.  Numerous flashfire brawls  broke out but were swiftly  quelled by the police. Then,  as suddenly as it had started,  it was over. Prosecution of  Winch and others under the  War Measures Act was vaguely threatened but never came  to pass. Ginger Goodwin's  martyrhood had been honoured. The short-lived, tumultuous strike had run its  course.  To be continued  was made in 1964 and is based  on the Anouilh play about the  relationship and conflict between Thomas Becket and  Henry II. This motion picture  is that rare thing, a spectacular of content and character,  faithful to its source and a  powerful and fascinating film  in its own right. Starring  Peter O'Toole as the passionate and mercurial Henry, and  Richard Burton as the calm  and cold-eyed Becket, the  conflict is one almost of fire  and rock. With John Geil-  gud and Donald Wolfitt in  supporting roles, the sheer  delight of the language as it  is spoken by this incomparable  cast is a treat to the ears to  complement the film's visual  splendour.  Writing of this film, Judith  Dance winners  The Dance portion of the  Sunshine Coast Music, Drama  and Dance Festival was concluded last weekend and the  award winners, who will take  part in the Honours Night  scheduled for Saturday,  March 17, at Elphinstone  auditorium at 7:30 p.m.,  have been announced.  In Character Ballet, Shelly  Lynn Murray was the Award  Winner. In National Dance  there were two awards given.  Local girl Betty Middleton  was an Award Winner for her  Polish Dance and a Vancouver  group presenting a Ukrainian  National Dance also won an  award. Another Vancouver  group, the Cat Dance Group,  won an award in Acrobatic  Dance. The Disco Award  also went to a Vancouver  group, the Senior Girls of the  Betty McHardy Dance School.  Roddy Schulz won an award  in the Song and Dance competition. Marlene Sobie won the  Junior Tap Award, while  Dawn Duckham took an award  in the Senior Tap. A Junior  Jazz Award went to Sharron  Peterson with Belinda Sobie  taking a Senior Jazz Award.  These dancers will perform  at the Honours Night next  Saturday. Admission will be  $1.00, students 251.  Pearsall may attend  Community Forum  Christ says: "Anouilh oversimplified the issues but not  the men or texture of their  time, and while we might wish  for less deference to the play  and more clarification of motive, Becket stands as a beautiful film distinguished by the  volatility versus immutability  of the O'Toole and Burton  performances."  O'Toole's performance as  the young king makes a most  interesting contrast with his  performance in the 1968  film The Lion In Winter  where he again plays the role  of Henry II, but this time as  the king some twenty years  later. Viewers who saw this  later film but did not see  Becket will be particularly  impressed by the vigour and  vibrancy of his performance  as the cunning young king- in  Becket.  The Film Society's next  presentation will be Francois  Truffaut's most recent release  Small Change (Argent de  Poche) which he made in 1976.  I disclaim responsibility for  the English translation of the  title. The film will be subtitled, and details will appear  in next week's newspaper.  A few people have asked  about membership in the Film  Society. Membership is still  available for one dollar  payable at the ticket wicket  together with the admission  fee of three dollars, and the  screenings are for members  only, At the moment, there  are just two films booked to  follow Becked Small Change  scheduled for March 27, and  Alain Resnais' Providence  booked for April 10. Further  announcements and information as it becomes available  will appear in this column.  Channel 9  Jack Pearsall, M.P. for  Coast Chilcotin, hopes to  attend the Forum on Community Television to be held at  Elphinstone on April 21/22.  The students would appreciate   your   suggestions   for  questions to ask our Member  of Parliament. Please send  written questions with your  name and phone number to  Elphinstone Student Research Productions, Box 770,  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0, or  phone 886-2204.  ysai     Y0UR AUTOPLAN  ^n*K   centre  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  886-9121  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Evenings Norm Peterson  886-2607  concern  expressed  A group of students belonging to the Elphinstone  Student Research Group went  to Vancouver last week to  brief Mrs. Rosalie Gower,  B.C.'s part-time Commissioner on the C.R.T.C, who  will attend the Forum on Community Television to be held  the weekend of April 21/22.  The concern of Cable  subscribers on the Sunshine  Coast who find that the  C.B.C. tests of their Channel  10 transmitter on Saturna  Island are causing major  problems with Channel 9  reception was raised. Mrs.  Gower recommended that  everyone experiencing the  impairment of Channel 9  should write to the C.R.T.C.  both in Vancouver at #11  701 Georgia Street, and in  Ottawa, postal code K1A  0N2. It is important to the  Commission in working out a  solution to know how widespread the problem is and how  many people are angry about  Week commencing: March 12.  General Notes: The Sun and  Full Moon have just squared  Neptune indicating confusion  and uncertainty in our varying  affairs. Strange conditions  triggered during the past  weekend have to be confronted during the next few days.  The undermentioned prognostications point to the areas  needing extra patience and a  practical approach. Oil spills,  chemical and gas leaks  figure strongly at this time.  Babies born earlier this  week will be restless, dreamy,  moody and impractical. A  few will be obsessed with  detail. Any health upsets may  be linked to the digestive  process.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Accent is on confusing employment and health matters.  Peculiar conditions fall on  job scene. Co-workers may  reject recent guidelines or  approach. Temptation is to  quit position and try something more stable. Get out of  'dead end' job. Health upset could be linked to stomach  or digestive tract.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Social activities, pleasures,  amusements, romance and  speculation hint of deception  and intrigue. Make no decision or promise to casual  acquaintance. Seductive lovers are on the prowl. Recent  over-indulgence should warn  you off drugs, alcohol or stimulants for the rest of the  GEMINI (May 21-Jnne 21)  Looks like there's still  some disorder on the domestic scene. Remember that  others sharing your living  space are feeling moody,  sensitive and undecided.  Pleasanter family get-togethers resume next week.  Meanwhile, sign no land or  real estate agreements. Say  'no' to visiting salespersons  or telephone tricksters.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Accent is on confusing  short-distance communications. Your mental state continues to be cluttered with  trivia. Phone calls and correspondence won't make sense.  Local journeys and visits  bring delays and diversions.  Brothers, sisters and neighbours expect you to untangle  their problems. -Co-workers'  ideas are fascinating but impractical.  LEO (July 23-Aug.22)  Finances, property and  possessions are sources of  recent worry. Double-check ali  cash transactions from now  on. Query bills and count  your change. Resist urge to  squander money on questionable pleasures and amusements. It's the wrong time to  take a chance on love. Meanwhile, check safety of day-today items, keys, wallets and  small objects.  VIRGO (Aug.23-Sept.22)  Full Moon in your sign finds  you dreamy, moody, restless and deceitful. The darker  side of your personality is  exposed at last. Confusion  on the home front is linked to  dishonesty or cunning. Loved  one may demand proof of  trustworthiness and honourable intentions. There's  concern over your personal  appearance which may have  become slovenly. Those born  around September IS must  clean up their acts.  LIBRA (Sept.23-Oct.23)  Accent is on getting away  from it all. Follow the urge to  seek solitude and ponder  past mistakes. Silence brings  the answers. Ignore recent  phone calls linked to gossip,  trumped-up stories or local  scandals. Pay no attention to  falseness, trickery or double-  dealing, instead, visit an old  friend confined to home or  hospital.  SCORPIO (Oct.24-Nov.22)  Behaviour of friend or acquaintance is disappointing.  Unpaid debt or broken promise seems to be the problem.  Be neither a lender or borrower from now on. Those  associated with local clubs,  groups or societies should  speak out for more down-to-  earth programmes and activities. Your long-range plans,  hopes and wishes are exotic  but impractical at this time.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-  Dm.21)  Your honour, position and  public standing are subject  to intrigue, treachery and  mysterious conditions. Someone out there (a woman)  could be undermining your  recent achievements. Confront suspect with honesty  and straight talking. Meanwhile, discussions with bosses  or superiors should be postponed till next week. Those  born around December 13  must resist the urge to escape.  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-Jan.19)  Accent is on confusing  developments in far-away  places. People and affairs at  a distance are linked to recent worry. Long-awaited  correspondence or phone call  may bring troublesome news.  Consequently, you may lose  faith in your present philosophy or dreams. Believe it or  not, time heats and happier  days lie ahead.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb.18)  Other people's money,  property or possessions are  sources of recent worry.  Looks like your best friend  trusted everyone and lost  everything. You'll be expected  to sooth bruised ego and restore confidence. Meanwhile,  put aside personal documents  linked to tax, insurance, alimony and long-term loans.  Disregard stranger's get-  rich-quick scheme.  PISCES (Feb.19-Mar.20)  Marriage, partnership and  public dealings bring confusion and indecision. Cose  associates are feeling restless, moody and anxious for  change. Listen to loved one's  suggestions but make no  promises. Sign no contracts  or agreements till next week.  Those born around March 11  are experiencing peculiar  conditions.  Actor's birthday  Actor Reg Romero, McClus-  key of the Beachcombeii,  marked his fifty-eighth birthday last week. Romero is  Welsh-born and comes of a  long line of actors. His father  was an actor of some repute.  In his long career, Reg has  done vaudeville, stage, and  film acting over the past thirty  years. When he is not acting  he teaches T.V. and film actors at a school in Vancouver,  According to Mrs. Romero,  he Is "the most wonderful  man in the world" and members of the Beachcomber*  crew see no reason to disagree. The Coast News wishes  this fine veteran actor the  traditional Many Happy  Returns.  Corner of  Trail and Cowrie  Write P.O. ox 128  Sechelt. B.C.  VON 3A0  AGENCIES LTD.  JOHN R. GOODWIN, C.A.  Sechelt: 885-2235 24 hrs. Vane: 689-5838 24 hrs  PHONE 885-2235 (24 hrs.) FOR A FREE  CATALOGUE OF REAL ESTATE  of tnosieq evlt tsilt ertT  otbisoileritnlmut  noeieq nl nlwbooO.fl nrioL  .m.q OF A .m.e 6 neewted  e\er ,ar rbiaM no  euperio a evieoei rtoae lliw  oo.oetiot Book review  Son of Socred  By John Mo  Everyone who was eligible  to vote in the last provincial  election, or who will be eligible to vote in the next, ought  to read Stan Persky's Son of  Socred (New Star Books,  1979. $2.95. Available everywhere). A word of warning  though, if you voted Socred in  the last election or if you  failed to exercise your democratic right at all, you'd better  mix a pitcher of Pepto-Bismol  martinis because you're apt  to feel a bit ill by the time you  get through.  Ostensibly the book is an  attempt to answer a single  question ��� Bill Bennett's  Social Credit Party was elected chiefly on the strength of  a somewhat vague campaign  promise to "Get B.C. moving  again"; Persky's question is  simply "Is B.C. moving  again?" At the end of 300-odd  highly entertaining and informative pages, devoted to such  fascinating episodes as  "Night of the Car Dealers",  "Wrestling Inflation to the  Ground (in two out of three  falls)", "The Kerster Caper  and Other Quasi-Crimes",  "Why Did the Chicken Cross  the Border and Other Barnyard Bafflers", and "You  Can't See The Forest For The  Tree Farm Licences", Per-  sky concludes that, far from  having got us "moving again"  the Socred government has  succeeded in putting the  economy of the province more  completely on the ropes at  the mercy of the twin bullies  Unemployment and Inflation,  with the working people taking it on the chin.  Socreds and their supporters are going to scream  predictable blue murder on  the subject of Persky's obvious bias, but to be fair, he  makes no bones about his  bias Irom the outset. Persky  calls himself an "old-fashioned Socialist" and says  he supports the NDP only  because it's the lesser and  certainly the befter-inten-  tioned of two ineptitudes.  Dave Barrett and the NDP  come in for their share of  incidental lumps in the book,  Barrett for his miscue calling  of the 1975 election and for  believing he could pull the  party's fat out of the fire by  resorting to personality politics, and the party for its  failure to develop policies  in several important areas  (education, for example)  and for its lack of response to  pressure from women's  rights and native rights  groups.  Persky's best shots, however, are inevitably reserved for  the subject of his discourse  and he could kardly miss for  hitting, what with the multitude of targets leaping incessantly into the front-page  bullseye. Slice the Socreds  took power ii 1975 they Have  m  GIBSONS REALTY LTD.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Gibsons Realty Is  pleased to announce that  STEVE SAWYER has  joined the Sales Staff of  our Company In Gibsons.  Steve has 10 years experience In business and  Inveitment Including 5  yean In business counseling with an eastern  marketing firm.  Steve will be specializing In small business  hens in Gibsons as well  as in residential home  sabs and industrial properties and will take  pleasure in serving all  hit friends and acquaintances on the Sunshine  H�� can be contacted at  2277.   amassed an incredible record  of broken campaign promises  and scandals involving, chiefly, the "quasi-crime" of influence-peddling, not to mention the epidemic of foot-in-  mouth disease that has run  wild among Socred cabinet-  ministers, revealing a consistently callous attitude toward die province's disadvantaged.  Persky doesn't construct a  scholarly tower of documentary evidence from which to  snipe at the government. It  is, he points out, one of the  favourite tactics of the Socreds when confronted with  public criticism of their activities to assemble barricades of  ambiguous statistics and inconclusive reports and Insist  that ordinary people don't  understand all the complex  ramifications of the situation.  Any embarrassingly direct  questions that refuse to succumb to the overdose of  bafflegab can be defused by  the simple expedient of  appointing government commissions, inquiries, and investigations which can be depended upon io come up with  results favourable to the  government (one of the fringe  benefits of governments  which investigate themselves), or deliver their results  so long after the fact that the  original issue has been thoroughly confused or completely  forgotten. The Socreds have  multiplied the effect of this  strategy by having so many  scandals, inquiries, investigations and commissions running simultaneously that even  the most dedicated opposition  members have trouble keeping up with them.  Persky quotes from nothing  more complex than Vancouver's two major daily newspapers (neither of which is  remarkable for its fondness for  the NDP), and actually adds  little to the depth of our understanding of any of the government's assorted hi-jinks.  Most of what he says has  already, in fact, been said by  those same two newspapers.  The trick is not whether or  not you tell the truth, but  where you tell it. An inflated  outright lie in headlines on  Page One is incalculably  more powerful than the truth  buried in small type a week  later In Page Twenty-one.  The real success of Persky's  book is his unravelling and  ordered presentation of the  Chemical  responsibility?  Coast News, March 13,1979  Arlene Chan was one of the pretty dancers in last  week's Dance Festival.  Dancers coming  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Council is pleased to present  an evening with Terminal  City Dance. The performance  will take place in the gym at  Chatelech Secondary School  stories that so easily became  confused in the press. By  treating each of the major  problems that have plagued  the government individually  and removing the "headline"  emphasis, he has made the  record of the scandals and  snow-jobs truly intelligible  for the first time.  And what a record ��� from  the fabricated "proof" of the  NDP's financial mismanagement to the vindictive elimination of community 'resource  boards. If it weren't for Persky's ability to retain his  sense of humour as he writes,  the book would simply be inflammatory. As it stands, it  should make a lot of people  voting mad. I couldn't help  thinking, as I read about the  sell-out of our natural resources to the mammoth multinational forest harvesters,  that the trees that were cut  down and processed to print  Son of Socred were well  spent.  on Friday, March 30 at 8:00  p.m. This well-known Vancouver-based company is now in  its fourth year of extensive  touring throughout the province.  The Dancers ��� Terry  Hunter, Karen Rimmer, and  Savannah Walling ��� are influential upon the thriving  modern dance scene in Vancouver as each is involved with  teaching dance and movement  at Simon Fraser University  and they have choreographed  works for other companies.  Their combined efforts  evolved into Terminal City  Dance and they are dedicated  to the exploration of modern  dance through a skillful  blending of dance, live music,  vocal sound, mime and theatrics.  Their performances have  been successfully received  throughout and reviews note  the group's energy, imagination, potent emotional impact  and the fact that even though  there is no single artistic  director, this co-operative  clearly creates a coherent  intensely motivated theatrical  event.  Remember ��� Friday,  March 30. Admission: Adults,  S2.S0, Students, 11.50.  The Office of the Church  Society, Hie United Church of  Canada  For a million years or so,  human beings have been developing their bodily defences  against the earth's natural  hazards ��� things like smoke,  dust, disease, decay, and  various kinds of predators and  parasites. Those who were  less able to survive didn't.  Those who were better equipped to survive passed on their  strengths to their descendants.  But now, in a single lifetime, defences built up over  untold generations have been  rendered useless. They have  been by-passed, by a host of  new hazards. Dr. Donald  Chant, vice-president of the  University of Toronto and  founder of Pollution Probe,  stated in a recent interview  that there are now about  150,000 man-made chemicals  in the world, and new ones are  being added every year,  "Yet we know precious  little about most of them,"  he said. "Some of them may  be as deadly as DDT."  In addition, each of these  new chemicals contains impurities about which we know  absolutely nothing, Dr.  Chant stated ��� not even what  most of these impurities may  be, let alone their effect on  human life and the world as a  KITCHEN CABINETS  For Every Taste and Budget  See our Display of  Citation Loc-Wood  Carefree Pandolfo  At our showroom above the Twilight Theatre  Saturdays 10���5  Or any time by appointment  ^mm. 886-9411  /sA SUNSHINE     FINE cabinets  Xy KITCHENS Gibsons  whole.  And however these substances are used, in the end  they are dumped, or escape  into the environment, filtering their way into the food we  eat, the water we drink and  the air we breathe.  So, should civilization give  up on 'progress'? Should we  go back to the caves? No. But  we can and should demand  greater maturity from our  business and scientific  communities.  We ought to view the years  since the Industrial Revolution  as a kind of adolescence.  Like a teenager risking a lifetime as a cripple for a few  minutes of thrills, we recklessly filled our skies with  ashes, our rivers with pulp  mill wastes and our lakes with  toxic trickles from mines.  It's time we grew up.  Unfortunately, in the present situation, each individual  cannot simply look after his  or her own safety. We are too  dependent on the actions of  others. We should expect ���  we should demand ��� that  those who produce the new  chemicals will test them for  risks beyond any doubt and  will have enough sense of  responsibility to control what  they use.  It's the least one can expect  from adults.  (Si/ttpMr  DRvuEnmnc  seruite  Peninsula  Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  WHARF ROAO With 1521 GOWER PT. RD  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best! 886-2200  Coast Industries  ~IUhrrwB"nd Penln,ul( Tr*n,p��rt      886-9159  Fir* Screens  Wrought Iron &  Aluminum Railings  mmmmmmmmmmmmmm     General Welding  Steam Cleaning Service t). Welding Rods  ATTENTION OLD AGE PENSIONERS  The Gibsons Lions Club Is undertaking a  programme to assist you In having a smoke  detector Installed in your home.  If you are Interested please fill In the  following form and forward It to  Gibsons Lions Member:  Sam Hauka  RR#1,ReldRd..  Gibsons, B.C.  Name   Address   Phone   Htnry W. Block  "You deal  personally  with the  specialist  preparing your  income tax return'.'  When you come into one of our  offices, a trained tax expert will take  the time to understand your personal  tax situation while preparing your  return. To dig for the facts. To save  you as much money as legally possible. At H&R Block, we are income  tax specialists.  H&R  THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE  SHOPTALK  By Bill Edney  VEGETABLES AND THEIR NUTRIENTS  Vegetables are a nutritious and flavourful requirement In our  diet. Generally they are low In calories, high In food value, and an  excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Fresh vegetables  should be just that ��� fresh, crisp, and not over-trimmed.  Vegetables with dark green leaves are rich In Vitamin A,  thiamine, riboflavin and iron. Yellow vegetables such as carrots,  sweet potatoes and squash are also rich in Vitamin A. Tomatoes,  cabbage, green peppers, and potatoes contribute substantial  amounts of vitamin C.  COOKING: Most people are inclined to over-cook vegetables.  This not only causes loss of natural flavour, colour, and texture  but also loss of nutrients. The Chinese method of stir-frying is a  good method, otherwise vegetables should be cooked In a minimum of water for as short a time as possible.  Our store is noted for its large assortment of fresh, crisp fruit  and vegetables.  KEN'S  LUCKY DOLLAR  FOODS LTD.  Free Delivery Hours  totheWharl 9���6 Dally  WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS -     itsffly  GOWER POINT RD., GIBSONS  886-2257 6.  Coast News, March 13,1979.  "CLASSIFIED ADS  Some thoughts on  ��3fifc     REAL ESTATE  ��  INSURANCE  FLORON  AGENCIES  LTD  w  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  1589 Marine Drive Gibso  OFFICE: 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  Theatres and democracy  -T?": ���- |,/T" ''1|P  INCOME TAX SERVICE  "       sua. -�� located at  CONFIDENTIAL  Tr^    BUSINESS SERVICES  SEA-VIEW PLACE   GIBSONS  f3v rJ^%!?%- Personal &  Small Business Returns  Reasonable Rates  886-9636  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  NEXT TO BATHROOM ACCENT  IN THE   HEART OF SECHELT  Your friendly neighbourhood  drop-off point for  WMW8I  Classified Ads.  r*.  by Muyume West  A village is more than a  grouping of houses, some  streets and sidewalks, water,  sewer and street-lighting  systems, a shopping centre or  two, a park, and a swimming  pool. It's the collective spirit  of the people who live in the  community.  The donation of a suitable  piece of land on which to  erect a theatre seems to be  most appropriate for a village  celebrating fifty years of incorporation. An indication ofa  level of maturity which recognizes that there is more to  the life of the community  than commercial enterprise,  essential and important  though that may be; that a  theatre will encourage and  develop a wide variety of  talents upon which the culture of society depends,  a measurement of that society's progress toward  civilization.  It's nonsense to suggest  that the twilight Theatre or  school gymnasia can provide  the sort of facilities needed for  even amateur theatre. Ray  Boothroyd is a businessman;  with the best will in the world  he cannot afford to share his  movie theatre with live drama  on a permanent basis. If this  were    feasible,    Vancouver  Corner of  Trail and Cowrie  Write P.O. ox 128  Sechelt. B.C,  VON 3A0  AGENCIES LTD.  JOHN R. GOODWIN, C.A.  Sechelt: 885-2235 24 hrs. Vane: 689-5838 24 hrs.  PHONE 885-2235 (24 hrs.) FOR A FREE  CATALOGUE OF REAL ESTATE  ot snosieq evil tsiil erlT  otbiBoiiertlnimut  noeieq ni niwbooO.fl nrlol  .rn.q Of �� .m.B 9 neewted  e\Gt ,8t rtoiBM no  superb b evieoei rloee lliw  00.031 tot  theatres and movie houses  would have doubled up years  ago.  In enumerating the losses  to the Village in the value of  the land and of commercial  license revenue, Dick Proctor is only looking at one side  of the ledger. There is another, and many other communities have found a theatre  to be a very profitable business: Courtenay, Stratford  and Niagara-on-the-Lake,  for example ��� and there is  a little town in Oregon,  Ashland I think, which has  become the Shakespeare  centre for the west; and  there are many, many others.  This investment may well  turn out to be one of the  best Gibsons ever made.  Let's congratulate the Council  for a vision of Gibsons as a  beautiful setting for an annual theatre season which  could attract leading actors  and directors from all over  the world, rather than just  another Main Street America  tourist trap. It's not an impossible dream but something  we could make happen.  On March 3 there were  5,070 residents of the Sunshine Coast living between  Selma Park and Port Mellon,  excluding the Village of  Gibsons, who were eligible  to vote for a Trustee to fill a  vacancy on the School Board.  Of those 5,070 people, only  302 bothered to vote.  What does this say about  us?  Gibsons Public  Library  (Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 2-4 p.m  Thursday 2-4 &  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m  886-2130  FREE CHEQUING  ACCOUNTS  INTEREST ON  MINIMUM MONTHLY  BALANCE  NO SERVICE CHARGE  ��� REGULAR SAVINGS  ACCOUNTS 91/2%  BASED ON MINIMUM MONTHLY BALANCE  ��� TERM DEPOSITS upto 103/4%  Peil fflellon Indu/tfie/  That we don't care about  our children?  That we don't care about  the sort of education they  have?  That we don't care who is  chosen to teach our kids?  That we don't care about  our school buildings and the  level of continuing maintenance expended on them?  That we don't care about  the equipment from books to  balls which our children use  in school?  That we don't care about  the school transportation  system?  That we don't care about  how much of our taxes is spent  on education and schools?  That we don't care on what  that education dollar is spent?  All these things and more  are the business of School  Trustees who put in long  hours of work and study on  our community's behalf.  How must they feel when so  few of us appear to care?  In Australia and some  other countries it is against  the law not to exercise your  right to vote. I'm not sure that  is necessarily the answer to  the problem ��� though it  could be a way of raising  money. Just voting because  you have to without knowing  or caring about the issues may  create problems of another  sort.  One thing is certain,  though. The right to a free  vote is not universally accepted in the world and any right  which is not cherished and  used may very easily be  taken away. Democracy depends upon a responsible and  well-informed electorate.  Warning  The Sechelt police warn  residents that a man claiming to represent B.C. Aluminum Industries of New  Westminster has taken at  least one deposit from a resident in Selma Park for the in-  I stallation of aluminum i gutters. R.C.M.P. state that he  had no intention of doing the  work.  The man is using the name  Irwin N. Pinkny. He is about  forty-two years old, five feet,  ten inches tall, with short  brown hair. He drives a 1969  blue Chevrolet station wagon  with a black roof rack. The  police feel that he may have  abandoned the car.  Credit Union  Gib/on/  Own Credit Union  Located next door to Coast News      886-8121  The amount of gravel taken from Len Van Egmond's property on the Sechelt power-  line can be gauged by this picture. Plans to remove another 6,000 yards for the sewage treatment plant were halted by the Village Council.  For the April run  Fitness Fran is ready  By Fran Berger  Oh wow, it's March already! Which means April  is out there just waiting to  sneak around the- corner.  Here it comes, folks ��� daffodils, robins, sunny evenings  ��� and the April Fools' Day  Run I  Ah yes, April no longer  means just spring and Easter.  As of last year it has acquired  the honour and prestige of  having its first day ��� already  (coincidentally) set aside in  recognition of our Silly  Selves ��� the occasion of an  annual endeavour of no mean  dimension. For on that day  those strong of limb and  constitution shall gather together in Gibsons and jog  off into the hills and bends  towards Sechelt in the second  annual April Fools' Day Run.  Fourteen miles they shall  set out to conquer ��� or shorter goals of a more personal  nature. Some will run to test  themselves, aiming for speed  and a new personal record.  Some will run just to see if, or  how far, they can make it.  But all will be running for the  fun of it ��� and the more the  merrier!  Remember last year? Oh  yes; my innocent plea to  George (Arrow Slinger)  Matthews for just one positive word about fitness; his  shocking and chauvinistically  aggressive challenge to race  with him to Sechelt to test the  merits of bean sprouts and  yogurt versus steak and beer;  the ensuing psychological  battle which saw us both  struggling mentally and physically to prepare ourselves for  such a marathon ��� and the  highlight of the race itself,  which saw us (two of twenty-  four runners who started out]  ���coming in third last, but ���  can it really be? ��� actually  making it non-stop the whole  way I Truly a day of heroic  proportions!  And here it is, March again,  and past the time when I  should have started training  for this year's run. Well,  I'll just have to hold the  hammer of self-discipline over  my head and make myself  run every day from now on.  I'm liable to be left behind  in the dust this year, for  friend George (yes, he's  actually quite a decent fellow  when you get to know him)  was writing several months  ago of his "Stop Smoking"  efforts, and he accosted  me at the movie theatre a  while back with a (justified)  boast of "I ran four miles  today". Yes, it does my  heart ��� and certainly his! ���  good to see him so enthusiastic about a fit and healthy  way of life!  The greatly increased  number of joggers I've spotted  along the roadways and  beaches would seem to indicate that George and I will  have lots of company again  this year.   Why,  I've  even  heard of people planning to  come over from Vancouver  just to join us on the big day!  This run has definitely captured much interest and many  imaginations ��� and promises  to be even bigger and more  fun than last year! -'  Everyone ��� serious runners who would like to race  with the clock in a run from  Gibsons to Sechelt, "amateurs" who enjoy a bit of a  workout and would like to  satisfy their curiosity and  find out how far they can  make it, and spectators  who can keep the runners  going with their shouts and  cheers of encouragement ���  is invited to take part in the  April Fools' Day Run. The run  starts at 10:00 a.m. at Elphinstone School, and finishes  with a touch of the door of the  Red & White Store in Sechelt ��� then rest, recuperation and refreshment around  the Cenotaph. It's sure to be  a day all will remember!  Now let's see, where have 1  stashed mv blue tennis shoes?  Pender  students  celebrate   ;  The Pender Harbour  secondary students will be  celebrating the first day of  spring with an afternoon and  evening of fun for all.  On March 21, from 4 p.m!  to 9 p.m., thirty-five booths  will be set up in the gymnasium. These will include,  items such as books, baked  goods, silk screened articles',  plants for stle, plus a white  elephant sale. Games of  chance and skill, bingo, pie  throwing, etc., will also be'  there, and as a special treat  for kids of all ��ges, a haunted'  house and Charlie Chaplin  movies.  Several of' the student  groups are the sponsors and'  some of the maty prizes have  been made by tbem. The 25��  admission is good for a chance'  at the door prize, which is as'  yet being kept a secret. Coast News, March 13,1979  From the energy conference  Nelson Island viewpoint  By Brad Hope  " Policeman from the Vancouver Identification Squad was Investigating vandalism  perpetrated on a Sechelt car.  Ratepayers write to Pearsall  Continued from page one  Forces     Ballenas     Islands  Maritime Experimental  and Test Range. According to  Hydro the Department  of National Defence has  (absolutely refused permission  to allow cable laying in this  range, and in this way the  Federal Government is seen  as the real cause of our  .troubles.  j We know that Captain  C.H.P. Shaw, Base Commander CFB Esquimalt, has written a letter to Hydro (April  .25, 1978) saying the presence  of cables would render the  .Ballenas Test Range "useless  for future test purposes".  :We do not think this is a reasoned response. The three  .Armed Forces Test Ranges  cover many miles of Georgia  ; Strait, almost completely  blocking that broad waterway  Like many who live in rural B.C. we are involved in the day-  to-day task of trying to stay alive, and we are often happy just  to communicate with friends and neighbours and leave the  problems of the world to politicians and experts. Then about  two years ago we heard of B.C. Hydro's proposed Cheekeye-  Dunsmuir 500 Kv line that was (and still is) scheduled to run  through what is in essence my backyard on Nelson Island.  As if the conjecture of a huge slash with steel towers and  humming lines spun out over our island's lakes, streams and  hills wasn't enough, we had the herbicide spray which is used  on the slash to deal with. Hydro used some 70,000 pounds of it  in 1978, 3,000 pounds of it being 2,4,5-T, just banned because of possible miscarriages and birth deformities in the U.S.  The definition of "an expert" as "some son-of-a-bitch from out  of town with slides", seemed an apt description of the specialists Hydro sent out to cast mental light for the peasantry  who questioned Hydro's closed room decisions. "All under  control," they sayl  Amid their assurances, a individuals of all ages, from all  few young boys, being young walks of life, from all over the  boys, find an unlocked deser-  province. All were concerned,  off and the small part occupied by power cables would  presumably not render all  of that vast area useless.  We feet that the Armed  Forces could live with the  lines in the same spirit of  co-operation that the seagoing public lives with their  obstruction of B.C.'s main  maritime lifeline.  It is well known that this  range is used by U.S. submarines and there is a growing  feeling here that the federal  government is in effect prepared to sacrifice our scenic  resources to serve American  interests. If the D.N.D. position regarding shared use of  this test area remains inflexible it could become a major  issue over the next few  months.  Our purpose in contacting  Sechelt Council news  Continued  from  Page  One  have an opportunity to have cond reading, as was Zoning  her views heard  b The Airport Committee's  recommendations were presented by Alderman MacDonald and approved by  Council. They are: 1. That a  request be sent to B.C.Tele-  phone Co. to install a public  telephone at the pilot shack;  2. That all plane owners  who have not paid their 1978  parking fees be invoiced at a Trail Bay Expansion. This  rate of $5.00 per month for will be turned over to Coun-  1978; 3. That the parking fee cil's lawyer for approval,  be amended to $100 per year, There was a preliminary dis-  payable in advance, for the cussion concerning the type  feriods January to May and of road to be laid. This is  eptember to December, This dependent on joint financing  fee would entitle the owner to from the Highways Depart*  Amendment By-law 146-2,  the bus depot property.  Both will come up at the public hearing at the Senior  Citizens Hall on March 26 at  7:30 p.m.  A letter of intent was received from Mr. Clayton  regarding the road construction financing involved in the  park his plane without further charge but would not  reserve a place on the tarmac  or guarantee a place would be  available. Only eight of these  fees would be collected for  any one year ; 4. That a fee  for all others to park on the  tarmac be set at $1.00 per day;  5. That the tenant be reimbursed $73.54 for the cost  of repairs and loss of propane; 6. That two wind socks  at a cost of $35 each and a  Canadian flag at a cost of  $15 be purchased; 7. That a  used lawnmower at a maximum cost of $100 be obtained;  8. That an enquiry be made  to the Regional Board as to  what would be required to  charge the water main to the  airport, and that if it is just a  connection to the main trunk  Itae, that the connection be  made as soon as possible.  The Timber Days Committee asked for, and was given  permission to look into  designing a Sechelt logo.  : Mrs. Murray of the Arts  Centre asked Council if they  could remove the salt and  gravel presently -being stored  on the property, so that land-  scaping could be started,  the matter will be turned over  to Alderman Thompson who  could not be present at the  meeting.  \ Zoning Amendment By-  few 146-1 regarding Block 10  of D.L. 304 at the head of  porpoise Bay was given se-  :ARSAND TRUCK'  Rental ���Leasing  ��� Also-  Domestic and  Industrial  Equipment  Seaside Rentals  885-2848  ment. It was suggested that if  the Village had to construct  you is to see what can be done  to get the D.N.D. to take a  more reasonable position on  the issue of placing cables in  the Ballenas Test Range.  This Association in conjunction with the Sunshine Coast  Regional District is holding  a public meeting on the  powerline questionk March  31 in the Madeira Park Community Hall which will be attended by representatives of  Hydro, the provincial government and network media.  We would like you to be there  to report your findings on the  above issue, or failing that we  would like to have a written  report from you to deliver.  I look forward to hearing  from you on this matter.''  (Signed)H. White, Secretary,  Pender Harbour & District  Ratepayers Association  the road on its own it might  be necessary to build it  smaller.  Vic Walters, who was  present at the meeting,  advised Council against  anything less than the full  sixty-six feet. He outlined a  method by which this could be  accomplished by pre-loading  the surface, then removing  the excess surface. This would  give a solid base which would  accommodate the traffic until  such time as financing would  be available. The excess could  then be used on the surrounding properties to settle them  also. He also suggested that  Teredo Street should be used  as a guide when setting surrounding elevations. Council  thanked him for the information.  ted shed with three barrels  of something and roll them  into Lake Gowholm. They are  fortunately recovered  intact  many well-informed, some  like myself newly initiated.  In spite of the seriousness  and the volumes of informa-  and are found to be none other tion being passed, it was fun.  than B.C. Hydro's chemical There was a real sense of  herbicides. "All under con-  community. Slowly it dawned  and thousands of acres of  timber, practically every  metal known to man, oil,  gas, some of the best farm  land in the world, and only  twenty million people to share  in it. It boggles the imagination to contemplate the degree o'f mismanagement it  must have taken to bring us  to this state of unemployment, inflation, bludgeoning  national debt, and general  apathy. In B.C. alone, B.C.  Hydro is paying not too far  from one million dollars a day  just to pay interest on its  colossal debt.  Last week in Errington I  was reminded that if democracy is to work we must make  it work. B.C. Hydro chairman Bob Bonner, who is  incidentally also the Pacific  Rim chairman of that Rockefeller creation, the so-called  "Tri-Lateral Commission",  has shown that he would  happily relieve us of some of I  that responsibility.  For Rent  Office Space  With Beautiful View  GIBSONS  Call 886-2417  886-9636  886-9733  Or 922-2017 in Vancouver  GIBSONS READY MIX  QUALITY CONTROL  CONCRETE  886-9412  DID YOU KNOW...  We have all types of  GRAVEL PRODUCTS  Drain Rock ��� Road Mulch ��� Sand-  Washed Rock (Navyjaek) - Fill  8 a.m.���5 p.m.  Monday���Friday  trol," they say.  After several years of  being totally absorbed by my  own projects, vainly hoping  the problems of the outside  world would solve themselves,  I found myself enroute to  Errington, on Vancouver  Island, to a meeting of a group  called the B.C. Energy Coalition. An information-saturated day of energy related  workshops, guest speakers,  films, etc. More than that, I  on me that the people of  Canada can have a real say,  and MUST have a say in the  momentous problems looming  on the horizon. We are running out of fossil fuels, our  way of life is going to change.  We, some twenty million  souls, live in the shadow of a  very large resource-hungry  state of some 200 million, If  we do not start making decisions there are many who  would be happy to make them  found it to be a sharing of for us. It is idealistic to be-  problems and solutions. lieve that our responsibility  I don't know what I expec- ends at the ballot box. Cana-  ted to find, but what I did da has almost half the fresh  find were about one hundred water of the world, hundreds  Art Gallery opening  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Council will be opening a New  Gallery Shop in lower Gibsons  next to the Co-op store. It  will be a non-profit organization charging 20% commission on sales, and will be  staffed by volunteer Arts  Council workers. The 20% will  hopefully pay the rent, light,  heat and license fees. It will  be a new sales outlet for all  the local arts and crafts.  Trudy Small will be in the  shop starting March 3 to  receive work 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For further information call  886-2680.  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The Memorial Society of B.C.'s  contract undertaker for this area, First  Memorial Services Ltd., now has a facility  at 2808 Mt. Lehman Rd., Abbotsford, B.C.  ! To: MEMORIAL SOCIETY OF B.C.  ! P.O. Box S240, Vancouver, B.C.  I V6B4B3  I  | l/we are interested in the aims of the Society.  j n want more information  I [J wish to enrol now.  j Name(s)     j  i  Memorial Society of B.C.  An*  Telephone 688*625*  D.l~.      |   '  etr  l Address  I  ��� Postal  | City/town Code  ,  e Amount f  ! Phone enclosed  '  Membership is $S for each adult  iNn ���'tiii-Ki* tor children under I9I  (FZB.A. BLACKTOP^  "QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1958"  ASPHALT PAVINQ OF:  ROADS ��� INDUSTRIAL SITES ��� PARKING AREAS  TENNIS COURTS ��� DRIVEWAYS  GRAVEL SALES  "FOR FREE ESTIMATE CALL"  885-5151  East Porpoise Bay, Sechelt  Members:  timtA    Amalgamated Construction  JXwajA Association  B.C. Road Builders  Association  *C|f TOP LT  Shamrock plants will bo available all wsek  All customers ara eligible to enter  St.Patrick's Day Draw  GARDEN NEEDS  Soil Totting Kits  Peat Pots  Soil Pellets, etc.  20% OFF all Plants  10%OFFallGlftware  March 14-17 only  MM Coast News, March 13,1979.  till  A LinDRb CEORR HOITIES  921-8010  921-9268  M.D.MACKENZIE LIMITED  Display Home  and Office  6342 Bay St.  Horseshoe Bay  West Vancouver  V7W2G9  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C  tide tables  Reference:  Pacific  Point Atkinson  Standard Time  Wcd.Mar.U  0600               14.1  1200                 6.9  1805                13.2  Frl.Mw.16  0045  0645  1315  6.8  14.0  5.8  Thura.Mar.15  0000                 6.1  1930  S��t.Mar.l7  13.3  0620               14.1  1240                6.3  1845              13.3  0125  0720  1350  2020  7.5  13.9  5.4  13.3  ��� Groceries ��� Fish  ling Tackle  ��� Sundries ��� Timex Watches  Open 9���9  .7 Days a Week  Sun.Mar.18  0205 8.3  0745 13.7  1440 S.l  2110 13.2  Mon.Mar.19  0255 9.1  0820 13.5  1525 4.8  2220 13.1  Tnea.Mar.20  0345 9  0905 13  1615 4  2345 13  Gibson's Athletic  Association  Minor  Baseball & Softball  MEETING  March 20 , 1979  Athletic Hall, Gibsons  7:30 P.M.  If you want minor baseball for your  boys and girls this year please attend.  For More Information Call  Barry Lynn 886-9136  ^^. ^m^mTJ               ���'T-i**M-?#AE  mamr��-     * ~ *jJ  mmir * *jju(  ^^^^^^fW ^mw       *   '^^^^^'���^���"���JH  ������.  ���',  , *��� ,  ���  f      ���  Smr\  jL\  Strikes and spares  Last Sunday's Salute to Disney at the Sechelt Arena saw these youngsters portraying '101 Dalmatians'.  ByBndMnkaater  We held the House Round  for the Golden Age Club's  National Classified Tournament and the winners are:  Ev MacLaren, Celia Nuotio,  Gwen Nimmo, Art Teasdale,  Hugh Inglis and Art Smith.  They will bowl the next round  as a team at some house in  Vancouver in the near future.  The Y.B.C. Doubles Tournament winners were: Bantams, Janine Pednault and  Colleen Kineaid, 189 pins over  average; Dean Kennett and  Alan Jay, 220 P.O.A. Juniors,  Bruce Russell and Joanne  Seward, 47 P.O.A. Seniors,  Bernice Christiansen and  Mike Maxfield, 199 P.O.A.  The Classic League finally  lived up to its name with some  good scores. These are the 249-665; Wednesday Coffee:  Highest   Single   and   four- Nora Solinsky 284-687; Janet  game totals: Dianne Fitchell, Flumerfelt 300-696;   Slough*  310-1006; Bonnie McConnell offs: Site  Whiting  231-619;  337-1062;    Gwen    Edmonds Carole Skytte  241-689;  Ball  272-1029;    Paddy    Richard- and Chain: Mercy Lovrich 216-  son     361-1067;      Freeman 613;   Ray   Coates   294-641;  Reynolds 303-1063; and Ken Ken  Skytte   257-661;   Brian  Skytte 391-1028. Now that  sounds much better!  The Gibsons A League was  hot too. Kathy Clark 301-  709; Alice Smith 310-727;  Sylvia Bingley 308-773; Bob  Ford, 270-743; Ed Gill, celebrating a birthday, rolled a  302 single and an 801 triple.  Janet Flumerfelt rolled a  300 single in the Wednesday  Coffee League and John  Christiansen had a 304 single in the Legion League.  Tuesday Coffee: Pam Swanson 265-662;  Nora Solinsky  Butcher 251-684; Freeman  Reynolds 284-727; Phuntastique: Mavis Stanley 294-  648; Joe Bellerive 268-652;  Legion: Debbie Newman  233-618; Rod Powell 275-  638; John Christiansen 304-  620; Don Slack 278-711;  Y.B.C. Bantams: Janine  Pednault 169-314; Pam O'  Donaghcy 220-315; Alan Jay  186*358; Lance Davis 189-  369; Dean Kennett 232-  388; Seniors: Gwen McConnell 241-627; Mike Maxfield  282-696.  SCHftWLEB SEHvti.t  ...r^-e-wlf*������#-'--'  AIR CAfi��iO\CHARTE  Elizabeth Corbin portrayed Cinderella in the Salute  to Disney Ice Pageant.  Rugby  Gibsons Rugby Club scored  an impressive 25���6 victory  over the Ex-Brits from Vancouver on Saturday, March 10,  at Elphinstone field. Despite  the convincing score, the  game was a hard fought  scrummers' battle.  Tries for the Gibsons team  were scored by 8th man Bill  Bradshaw, scrumhalf Pat  Gaines, outside centre Hugh  Duffy, and hooker Pete  'The Rabbit' Brockbank.  Jay Pomfret connected on  converts on three out of the  four tries and on a penalty  goal.  Outstanding players for the  Gibsons team were Bill Bradshaw and  Pat Gaines with  the excellent kicking of Mike  Partridge allowing the Gibsons Rugby Club to retain  good field position throughout the game. ,. _. ,��� ���  Anyone interested in play- <14i. ?Jornson 12' Nygren J1  Basketball  A men's basketball team  from Gibsons competed in a  six-team tournament in Powell River on the weekend, defeating Comox Sunday after losing to the two top  teams, Ladnerand Vancouver,  Saturday.  Dave Neumann scored  twenty-eight points and Wally  Nygren seventeen in Gibsons'  86-66 loss to Ladner.  The Gibsons team matched  baskets with the taller Vancouver squad for most of the  first half but couldn't stop  6'9* centre Bill Joe Price,  who scored twenty-six points  in Vancouver's 87-69 victory.  The six-member Gibsons team  played most of the second half  without a substitution after  one player fouled out. Top  scorers for Gibsons were  Neumann 18; Kerry Bjornson  14, and Steve Miles 12.  On Sunday, Neumann's  hot shooting and good teamwork gave Gibsons a 72-62 win  over Comox. Neumann led a  balanced scoring attack with  twenty-six points. Other scorers  were   Vern   Giesbrecht  Commercial Men's Hockey  The commercial hockey  team, Elphinstone Rec, would  like to apologize for Powell  River being unable to make  the scheduled game this past  weekend. A late cancellation  of this sort is most unfair to  the arena, players, and certainly to the patrons of the  game.  Powell River certainly had  good reasons for "not showing". However, we believe  that commitments should be  honoured at all costs; otherwise, it was a pleasure to see  Mike Sutherland and Stu  Orpen in local garb and again  ���what a difference a season  makes I!  If you  missed them this  past   Saturday,   you'll   get  another chance against  U.B.C. Education, thc same  team that split a pair of weekend games last year with the  Gales.  The Education team plays  in the U.B.C. Super League,  and has many talented players. Game time, 8:30 p.m.,  Saturday, March 17.  Minor Hockey Association  Week no. three in play-offs  gets underway this Thursday,  The A's continued their tine  team play  this  past  week,  of upsets taking place.  In the Midget division, the  140-23's knocked off the  league leaders, Tyee Flyers,  in their first play-off encoun-  ing for the G.R.C. is welcome  to turn out for the practices  which are held at 5:30 p.m.  Tuesdays and Thursdays at  Gibsons Elementary School.  The next game to be played  locally will be on March 24  at 1:00 p.m. on the Elphinstone field.  Glaucoma  Clinic  and Brian Partridge 9. Miles  missed Sunday's game  because of a soccer commitment.  Softball  The Peninsula champion  Roberts Creek Ladies  Softball team will hold its  first practise session of the  new season this Sunday,  March 18, 2 to 4 p.m. at the  A's with a dismal 1���7 record  gets unuerway ims inursiwy,   f    th               who pu|ied off i��m  piaj  after two weeks with a number   h    bj          upsetFhowever knocking off the runner-up  ���    xi. ib   . _i��� ����� ���o��,�� blson Glass, 4-1.  A    round  in their first playoff game. good play in the )ast weeks of  the season gave the A's the  Good   positional   play   with Juvenile           championship  decent goaltending had the and full value for it!  A's upset the league  win- Playoffs   and    exhibitions  ter. The 140-23's now need   ners Credit Union Rangers 4-3 continue this week with, hope-  only beat the tough  Weld-   in an exciting game which fully, Abbotsford Bantam B's  wood Clippers to win the Mid-   saw hectic action in the clos- visiting our Clippers, as well  get championships.                  ing minutes with the Rangers as an exhibition series for our  It was the lowly Anderson   having  pulled  their  goalie. Midget Flyers and 140-23's.  Fishing Tips from the Wharfinger   ���������������     reels. They hold their value, Fishing deep for springs:  By Gary White              a lot of line, and are virtually 1 use two ounce leads. For Co-  Interesting article by Lome   indestructible. Diana Swinger ho, up near the surface, I  Parton in the Express. Some- rods or the Sunshine Coast use one ounce to dne-and-  Moocher, sold by Trail Bay ��� one-half ounce,  these rods are not too long, There are new rules re-  just short enough, and are garding hooks coming out,  not too expensive. but I have been using either  For line I suggest the #10 Eagle Claw or Mustad  large spools of Charter Boat  fifteen pound test are excellent for main line; ten���twelve  pound test for leaders. This  line is inexpensive, there is  lots of it and best of all, it  works.  thing I always think about:  new fishermen buying equipment.  So much is written about  big fish that I guess people  seem to think they need to buy  big equipment. Few people  nowadays catch large fish  and those that do, know  what they are doing. Fish  don't get big and stupid:  they get big and smart. If  you  are  planning  to   start  hooks. Always sharpen  these hooks and although they  may look small they are  deadly. Next week I'll try to  explain how this equipment  works and how to tie leading,  etc.  A two-day glaucoma clinic Roberts   Creek   Elementary fishln8 and would llke t0 buy  will be held at the Sechelt School field. some equipment may I sug-  Health Clinic on March 29 and For more information call 8est *"  following for  the  30. For appointments, phone Marlene   Longman   at   885- loc*'area-  From Skiers Still Active  Robert Halet at 886-3241.  3400.  For mooching, Diana 275  Fishermen! You can win valuable prizes! Enter  utdoors Sweepstakes?  GRAND PRIZE  Winner's choice til hoal und Irailci plus .i Mercur)  xiili p tiulhoard lm.il wiliiclo$8,000.00  10 SECOND PRIZES  len one week fishing tups -for one person-lo  remote lishing camps such .is God's Lake.  Manitoba; Albanj River, Ontario, and Kasha Lake.  Northwest Territories Winners will be guests ol  Red Fisher ami will also appear tm his television  shows, filmed on location ul ihe selected camps.  Pishing trip winners will also receive a Mercury  (ishing vest and a Zebco rod and reel combination  for use on their trip, Retuii Value ol trips ranges  from $490.00 to $1,260.00.  100 THIRD PRIZES  These v.inners will each receive Zebco Roil 'N Reel  fishing tackle combination, valued at $37.95,  100 FOURTH PRIZES  Another hundred winners will each receive a  Mercur) fishing vest, valued at $26,95.  SUNCOAST POWER & MARINE  Sechelt  Now's your chance to win the  prize of your dreams during  Mercury Outboard's Great  Canadian Outdoors  Sweepstakes.  Look what you can win! A  tree boat, trailer and Mercury  8(1 h.p. outboard... and that's  just one prize. There are also  lishiiiK trips, Zebco rod 'n reel  outfits and Mercury lishinu vests  to win.,, and they're all  FREE  ��� 211 PRIZES  VALUED AT MORE THAN  $30,000  COSTS VOL' NOTHING TO KNTKK'  '(>p.-n in residents nl t 'anada I��jearcot alder  Contest ends Min II, but Earl) Binldruws  nil lv held April 2 Im fourufllic Ashing  Exhibition Hockey  AT  SECHELT ARENA  COMMERCIAL ALL-STARS  VS  U.B.C.  Sal., March 17���8:30 p.m.  Support Your  Arena  Instead of the regular  monthly meeting last week,  the Tetrahedron Ski Club  held a waxing and equipment clinic (cross-country  skiing) with  guest  speaker  use; bindings, boots, ski  poles, clothing, day packs,  ski waxes and the techniques  of waxing.  There  are  many  days  of  skiing left in the season  Sigge Bjorklund  of Sigge's   don't P"< the boards away  Sports Villa, Vancouver. ye'* Watch this column for  Sigge is an entertaining as   coming   events   on    spring  well as a dynamic speaker and   skiing,  for those twenty-four members and guests who atten- 1} _, S J *���-,���a   \&^in  ded all had a good evening. J*oICICr8    It IH  Nobody fell asleep,  nobody  got bored and almost everyone went home with a book  on skiing, a tube of klister  wax or a prize for those who  guessed their way to the  right answers.  Retail    information    was  Gibsons' Raiders emerged  victorious by a score of 1���0  when they hosted the Wakefield United in a soccer game  played on Sunday, March 11.  Brian Evans scored the only  goal of the game.  .. . ,.   .       The    Raiders'    upcoming  discussed on  such  subjects  sc/-efju|e    ���������  as: types of skis and their  ttinN Sudani mis-  .mil i-iik-i tuit.is nl -  dealer.  Iitrliiuri       mi   gel all the dclufls  iur participating Mcrcurs  And, while you're at It, be sure to  see the new line-up of dependable, economical, fast-starting  Mercury Outboards.  [If N.TJII-V'J Enter at these  aiitb&bAI^ participating  OUTBOARDS 1 Hdeale��  COHO MARINA RESORT  Madeira Park  Free Entry Forms at Your Mercury Outboard Dealer. Come in Now!  will see them play  against the Sechelt Redskins  at 12 noon on March 18;  against the Sechelt Chiefs at  12 noon on March 25; against  the Pender Harbour Bananas  at 2:00 p.m. on April I; and  again against the Bananas  at 2:00 p.m. on April 8. All  games are scheduled for the  field at Elphinstone High  School.  Is your body  drawing stares?  Frankly, there's no  monstroiw repair bill at   ^ Pesticide  | Refusal  9  A01BMQY  BBE-7139  We handle  I.e.B.C. claims.  Hwy. 101 Gibsons  The B.C. Hydro application  for a permit to apply a mixture  of 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D by hand  on the stretch of powerline  right-of-way between Sakinaw and Ruby Lakes, did not  receive approval.  A Vancouver spokesman  for Hydro stated that the programme had not been approved because two potable  water creeks crossed the  area, and that no decision  had as yet been made to  either re-apply, leaving buffer zones surrounding the  creeks, or to hand slash the  area. Wildlife  InternationalWomen'sDay  Coast News, March 13,1979  By Hcwoc WiflniMf  Gypay ateum m Kltillano  I phoned Miriam Doucctte  yesterday. Some of you may  remember when she came up  to one of the Elphi forums to  help us fight against spraying.  Presently she's been keeping  a close eye on the progress of  the gypsy moth which has  been discovered in the Kitsilano area. This little guy, if  not stopped, has the capability  to decimate whole forests.  It's pretty important to try  and wipe it out at the beginning. Back east they have an  epidemic annually and have to  conduct massive spraying  programmes.  The final decision is to hand  spray the area with Sevin  (Cabayl, for the chemists),  Miriam is against spraying of  any Und, but does feel that  this may be the only answer in  this case, since the larvae  have to be completely eradicated. She has warned people  through the media, that pregnant women or those being  treated for hypertension  should stay out of the area.  She feels personally that  there is only about a forty  percent chance of success,  since leaves that were gathered last fall and taken to  the dumps could have had  eggs attached to them.  The spraying is due to start  in the first week of April, and  in her opinion may have to  cany on for five or six weeks.  This is because the chemical  will have no effect while the  caterpillars are inside the  eggs, where they are pretty-  well indestructible, and with  our unpredictable weather  they may not all hatch at  once.  There's also a plan to catch  the adult males that may be  around. It's called a sex  lure. It emits the scent of  the female, and attracts the  randy male, whose only purpose in its three-day life is  procreation. Them's the  breaks,I guess.  Well I wish them luck and  hope that this doesn't have to  be repeated.  Spraying In general  While I was talking with  Miriam, the conversation  naturally came round to the  2,4,5-T moratorium. The  reason,she said, for the three-  month ban of this chemical,  is because it was discovered  that out of nine pregnant  women in Alsea, Oregon,  eight of them miscarried. This  area had been chemically  treated, so the authorities  went back through the records and discovered that in  the past six years 130 pregnancies in every 1,000- had  aborted in the sprayed areas,  Recently several sightings of golden eagles have  been reported. These might be Immature bald  eagles. We print the above to aid identification,  as opposed to forty-six per don's toque in the process.  1,000 in the unsprayed areas. Within a few minutes it be-  Frightening, eh? came brave and didn't seem to  Another little tid bit that mind the light playing on it  she came out with was that the while it sat in the branches  lawyer who had finally got a above us.  world-wide ban on the use of After a bit of tree swapping  DDT was now fighting the it settled down on a branch  American government on about fifteen feet up and let us  behalf of 2,800 Vietnam come within twelve feet of it.  veterans suffering from Agent 1 imagine that a few of the  Orange Disease contracted people felt that they were  while working with the de- being a bit silly when they  foliants 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T. started, but as soon as the  Many of them were flyers, owl came along that was all  They are probably regretting dispelled. It was great fun,  the motto that used to hang even if they did laugh at my  in their mess halls, "ONLY walking stick which folds out  WE CAN PREVENT FOR- to make a seat.  ESTS". Sea lions  One interesting thing about I telephoned Michael  the U.S. ban on the use of Bigg at the Pacific Biology  2,4,5-T is that it can still be Station in Nanaimo. He's big  used on pasture land and rice on sea lions, and after  fields. Wonder who has he heard about the new colony  powerful  lobbyists  in  that in Howe Sound he was going  it Women in Russia had  the day off from work to celebrate International Women's  Day and from reports, a large  percentage of their husbands  acknowledged the day along  with them and pitched in on  the housework. Who is it that  claims Canada is ahead?  Iran: 15,000 women demonstrated against being told to  return to the robe and veil  as was the old custom. The  army was called out and  although the shelling was all  above the heads of the women  it caused an immediate evac-  to pass along. Our evening  was so mellow and agreeable  and as it was my first on the  Sunshine Coast, I was thrilled.  The organizers arranged for  three eye-opener films for  our celebration and my favourite was an issue on  art, women and nudity. I  won't elaborate, but feel this  film deserves a presentation to  more than just the Women's  Centres. We were also entertained by a twelve-string  guitarist named Paul ��� yes,  there were six men in attendance. Generally there  seemed to be a quiet hush  about the evening, everyone  seemed to be at peace know-  uation. In a country where ^^^^^^^^^^^^  they can rid themselves of a ing that things were moving  Shah so easily, I feel there is   along ��� general awareness  the possibility of elimination  of anyone who challenges the  government. In my opinion,  these women were a brave lot.  Vancouver! A large attendance, and from the two tapes  I heard from that rally, I am  glad I stayed on the Sunshine Coast to attend  our  had increased and all were  willing to participate. I believe this is what the day was  intended for.  A comment with sadness:  March 8th was proclaimed  International Women's Day  and yet not that many women  in Canada really  make  an  local celebration. Vancouver's effort to acknowledge it. So  rally was aggressively noisy, many other events are  I don't feel there is a need to planned on this particular  yell our demands at each day, which makes it impos-  other. It's apparent to every- sible for everyone to cere-  one what the issues are. Noisy brate with us. In Gibsons in  demonstrations are useless, particular, a T.M. meeting, a  I don't understand who was Stop Smoking Class, a Yoga  supposed to be there to listen. Class, etc. I acknowledge all  The tapes the media had in these meetings are equally  my opinion were embarras- important, but on this, our  sing. only day en masse, could not  Sunshine Coaatt I felt our the organizers of other events  evening here was a  great put them ahead or behind  success. Information on_ any just one day?  issue was  available   every-     I tried to canvass as many  where and I found myself women as I could and I'll  country. to try and make it over to see picking up quite a few pam- admit the reponse was not  Miriam Doucette is one of it.  Unfortunately, he won't phlets and useful information very good. Less than thirty-  these people that are needed be over this year. He men-  as   watchdogs   against   the tioned that the colony out at _Pt                   1       '������   i'l                 .              .  large    corporations    pulling Trail  Islands  is a  sporadic l,fl V &1CAC16     St ft 1*1  something over on us, or a one; the last time he did a ^mm~ T ������.-.vaa��-����>w     "a** ���  complacent government let- count  there,   he   saw   150 CaatmaaitmmTaaafhm  ting the powerful have their of them. I'm going to try and be held on August 3, 4, and  way in case they rock the get out to do a count on them 5, coinciding with the holiday  boat. soon, as they should be hang- weekend in August. It will  She   has   so   far   spent ing around that area now. Any use   as   its   theme    Fifty  $60,000 of her own money information that's  collected Golden Years in keeping with  fighting to try and save us on them, or any others, would the anniversary of the Vil-  from   the   large   chemical be appreciated by Michael, lage's incorporation. A sug-  companies, and can't carry so if you have anything, let gested innovation this year  on like this unfunded for- me know and I'll pass it on  ever. If anyone ever deserved to him.  support in her work, she does. Anything  interesting  you  She's great. I asked her if see at all, I'd like to hear from  the powers that be could do you. You can get me at 886-  anything to her about her out- 2622 or 886-7817. My home  is a Street Festival from the  dock to Holland Park. Co-ordinator of the Cavalcade  Committee, Jim Stobie, said  that serious consideration  would be given to providing  more events aimed at the  young.  spokenness and she said,  "I warned the government  that I would not mince words  if they misrepresented the  side effects of spraying. What  can they do to a cantankerous  middle-aged housewife going  through menopause?"  We're fortunate to have her  around.  Owl hunting  About twenty-odd members  of the Marsh Society played  Peeping Tom with the owl  population at the campsite  at Porpoise Bay last Friday  night. Armed with flashlights and tapes of various  owl calls we headed into the  wilderness. It looked as if we  were not going to have any  luck as nothing happened for  quite a while. Then after we  had skulked around most of  the park, we got an answer to  the tape of the screech owl.  It didn't take too long before  it came over to examine us,  starting with a low dive about  a foot over our heads, almost  managing to pinch Peter Gor-  phone number is 886-9151, ta.  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  !������������������!  Peninsula Parishes  LENTEN MISSION  Given By  Fr. Jack Hennessy O.M.I.  Services at Holy Family, Sechelt  March 12-16  Services at St.Mary's, Gibsons  March 19-23  Mornings at 10a.m.  Evenings at 7:30 p.m.   ��� ���������������IM����MIL1W��M��WMMI  Its Spring Again I  Beachcombers  are back !  1971 ��� 1979    at thc Reach!  Now seen around the world in England, Scotland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria,; West Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand,  Australia, Jamaica and the Bahamas.  five people showed up. Perhaps we need some suggestions from the people who  don't want to celebrate  with us, concerning what the  problem is. Are you not happy  you're a woman?  Mission  Father Jack Hennessy,  Oblate of Mary Immaculate,  is back on the Sunshine Coast.  He is holding a week-long  mission at the Holy Family  Parish in Sechelt, beginning  Monday, March 12.  He wUI be at St.Mary's,  Gibsons, commencing March  19.  All are invited to hear  him: mornings at 10 a.m.;  evenings at 7:30 p.m.  'ELPHINSTONE  TRAIL RIDES  /    HORSES FOR RENT   \  i.00 PER HOUR, OR $25.00 PER DA\  NO APPOINTMENT  NECESSARY  OPENING MARCH 17  WEEKENDS ONLY UNTIL  EASTER HOLIDAYS  Flood  Nofth  R.OCM1  886-9470  UP TO $300.00 SAVINGS  ON 78 MODELS  C00IT CYCLG  ^, Porpoise Bay Rd., Sechelt D.l  Province of British Columbia  PUBLIC NOTICE  ROYAL COMMISSION OF  INQUIRY INTO  URANIUM MINING  PARTICIPANT FUNDING  The Commission has been provided with limited funds for interested  groups within the Province of British Columbia to assist them in  preparing their briefs for presentation at a Public Hearing.  GUIDELINES  The guidelines for funding of participants before the Commission are  as follows:  (a) There should be a clearly ascertainable Interest that ought to  be represented at the Inquiry.  (b) It should be established that separate and adequate representation of that interest will make a necessary and substantial  contribution to the Inquiry.  (c) Those seeking funds should have an established record  of concern for, and should have demonstrated their own  commitment to, the Interest they seek to represent.  (d) It should be shown that those seeking funds do not have  sufficient financial resources to enable them adequately to  represent that Interest, and will require funds to do so.  (e) Those seeking funds should have a clear proposal as to  the use they intend to make of the funds, and should be sufficiently well organized to account for the funds.  In order to avoid duplication, various groups of similar interests are  encouraged to Jointly prepare a brief for presentation.  APPLICATION FOR FUNDS  Application for funding should be made in writing to the Executive  Secretary at the address below, and should provide the following information:  (a) A statement of how the applicant satisfies the guidelines for  funding.  (b) A description, Including a detailed budget, of the purposes for  which the funds are required, how the funds will be disbursed  and how they will be accounted for.  (c) A statement of the extent to which the applicant will contribute funds and personnel to participate in the Inquiry.  (d) The name, address, telephone number and position of the  individual within the group who will be responsible for  administering the funds.  The deadline for submitting an application will be Monday, April 30,  1979.  On behalf ol the Commission;  Brig: Gen. E.D. Danby (retired)  Executive Secretary  Royal Commission of Inquiry  Health and Environmental  Protection ��� Uranium Mining  3724 West Broadway  Vancouver, B.C. V6R2C1  Telephone: 224-2014 Coast News, March 13,1979.  Const Insulation Co.  ft;tO*!>2��7  on a recent birding expe-  50th celebration on 17th  Gibsons Mayor Lome Blain  issued a further statement  concerning Gibsons' Fiftieth  Anniversary at the regular  Council meeting held on  Tuesday, March 6. The  statement reads as follows:  "At the last Council meeting,  Deputy Mayor Goddard, on  my behalf, issued a proclamation declaring that Gibsons  Golden Anniversary is to be  celebrated this year.  "Further to that declara  tion, a celebration is to be  held at Holland Park on Saturday, March 17, at 2:00 p.m.,  weather permitting. Alternatively, the celebration  shall take place at Elphinstone Secondary School gymnasium.  "The focus of the celebration will be on offering  tangible recognition to some  of our older citizens in appreciation for their outstanding  contributions towards making  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  ZONING BY-LAW N0.241,1973  Pursuant to Section 703 of the Municipal Act, a PUBLIC HEARING will be held in the Municipal  Hall, 1490 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C. on Monday, March 26,1979 at 7:00 p.m. to consider Zoning Amendment By-law No. 329,1979, and Zoning Amendment By-law No. 333,1979  At the Hearing all persons who deem their Interest In property affected by the proposed By-laws  shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters contained In the By-laws.  The intent of the By-laws is to amend the present zoning to the following described properties as  noted below:  1. By-law No. 329,1979.  Lot D, Block 4, District Lot 684, Plan 11354 be rezoned from Commercial 2,  C-2, to Commercial 1.C-1.  2. By-law No. 333,1979.  Lots 34,35,36,37 and 38, Blocks 4-6, District Lot 688, Plan 17237 be  rezoned from Residential 3, R-3, to Residential Multiple 2, RM-2.  These By-laws may be Inspected at the Gibsons Municipal Offices, 1490 South Fletcher Road,  during office hours, namely Monday to Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday and  Friday 8:30a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  the zoning map of  gibsons  J.W.Copland  Municipal Clerk  *OOQ  dated*,   augcjst-   1976  rob buchan Ihd.  tawn arui country pWnr-a***-) <  ��ilto<*  the Village such a delightful place in which to live.  "I appeal to all citizens  who can do so to join us in  this joyous celebration."  It was announced that federal M.P. Jack Pearsall and  his wife Ann have accepted an  invitation to attend the celebration on March 17. Provincial Secretary Hugh Curtis  sends his best wishes for a  successful event.  The Village expects to have  the souvenir dollars available by the March 17 date.  Elphie news  By Kelly Henry  This year's Music and  Drama Festival has brought  out some of Elphie's best  talent to participate. The  Concert Band will be playing,  and the Elphie Theatre Club  will be entering a one-act  play. There are also many  students performing speeches, music solos and dance  (dancers have already performed for the adjudicators).  The drama coaches, music  and dance instructors, all  agreed that the festival was  very important to their pupils. It gives them the invaluable experience of performing, as well as seeing  others perform. Although the  adjudicators' comments  should be respected, they  should not be taken as "gospel", because they are  only one person's opinions.  Students have worked for  weeks preparing their entries,  especially the Elphie Theatre  Club, who have called many  practices to sharpen the  actors.  When asked, students said  they weren't out to compete,  but to have fun. Most enjoy  performing for the audience,  because it helps their talents  to grow.  To arrange for a  free Fitness Test  phone  885-5440  MOREL'S  Framing &  Construction Ltd.  "SPEC  HOUSES"  specializing in  CUSTOM HOME  BUILDING & FRAMING  886-2440  More letters  Channel 9 concern  Continued from page three  will oblige by sending you a  list of many names. To whit,  "That we, as residents of the  Sunshine Coast, deplore the  removal of Channel 9 from the  Coast Cablevision system".  While I am writing this  letter, I should also mention  that the reception of C.B.C.  FM both on cable and without,  is very poor in this area and  often unlistenable. I'm sure  you are aware of the C.B.C.'S  differences in programming  on AM and FM stations, so I  don't have to air my grievances about that subject. There  is no other radio station that  provides the same type of  programming as C.B.C. FM.  Josephine A.Hammond,  Gen.Del.Gibsons, B.C.  Where ie the future?  Editor:  I lay awake for a long time  mulling over the day's events  and the news my husband had  brought home from the recent  meeting of the B.C.Energy  Coalition. The information on  nuclear power was the most  frightening. I thought about  my children and wondered  what the future held for them,  their children and their children's children. What further abominations will mankind provide for them?  Nuclear weapons have become  a part of our lives. What will  we pass on to them? Gear  rivers, unpolluted air, green  hillsides, nutritional food,  the "good life"? It doesn't  look like it from where I  stand.  B.C.Hydro is investigating  nuclear power plants. In fact  we may have one or more on  Vancouver Island in the next  few years. What do we know  about nuclear power? Well,  we know that studies now!  reveal that radioactive waste!  once thought to decay inj  several hundred years, will ���  instead possibly riot break j  down for 100,000 years. We  know that some of the top!  scientists have refused toj  work on nuclear power fori  moral reasons, and are de-j  voting their work to finding.  alternate sources of energy, j  Nuclear plants produce tons,  of radio active waste. What J  right do we have to pass that��  on to our children and their*  children's children for cen-j  turies to come? My mind,  whirls with visions of de- j  formed babies, of the very,  air around me burning, [  searing. '���  I pray to God and to fellow,  men and women everywhere,'  in this, the Year of the Child.!  Let's give thought to where'  we ate heading.  June Hope, J  Nelson Island i  Feetivel in full swing  Editor:  The Music Festival is in  full swing right now and I  wanted to explain the Festival Committee's new policy  on awards. It was felt that it  was time to upgrade the value  of the awards to make them  more meaningful. As a result,  there are now fewer awards  than in previous years. There  are still First, Second, and  Third   certificates   in   each  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coasl News  Classifieds at Campbell's'  Family Shoes & Leather  | [Goods In down-town Sechelt.  SCHEDULE CHANGE  School Break  and Easter  Effective Thursday, March 22 until  Monday, April 16 inclusive. Daily.  VANCOUVER  via Horseshoe Bay  Lv Horseshoe Bay  2:30 pm  6:30  8:30  9:15t  10:30  12:30 pm  1:30  [il'l'll]  4:30  6:30  7:45  8:30t  10:00  NANAIMO  via Departure Bay  Lv Departure Bay  6:30 am 2:30 pm  8:30 4:30  9:15+ 5:30  10:30 6:30  11:30t 6:30  12:30 pm 10:00  + No Pacific Coach Lines Bus on these tour sailings.  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Three"-  of them will win a Sunshine *  Coast Arts Council Scholar- >  ship, which have been  of- ��j  fered to us again this year., 1  The criteria for the awarding J  of the scholarships has been ���  established, .hut will not be j  announced until the end of J  the"H6nours Performance.  If you  have  missed   the \  Festival, come to the Honours  j  Performance to see the cream  j  of the crop. j  Peter Prescesky,   |  Festival Chairman j  MARIA  FREDERICK  HEAD TELLER  If there's one person  Gibsons Bank of Montreal customers are  likely to know, that's  Maria Frederick, the  experienced and friendly head teller. Maria has  been with the bank here  in Gibsons for six years  and has been a Gibsons  resident for about twenty-five years. She is  responsible for supervising the bank's six  tellers (four full-time  and two part-time).  Maria says the open and  friendly atmosphere of  the bank represents a  big plus. "We all work  together as a group  here, and we enjoy our  jobs," she says. "I  think that comes across  to the customers."  The Gibsons Bank of  Montreal is your friendly neighbourhood bank.  Try It. You'll like It.  tt  Bank of  Montreal  The First Canadian Bank  Glbaona Branch 886-2216  m Coast News, March 13,1979  Classified Ad Policy  All lilting, SO' pc ||ne per week.  br use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  Minimum $2.00 per Insertion.  All feet payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected insertion only.  This offer It nude available tor private Individuals.  remain bee  -Cemtag Events  -Lest  Found  Print yaw ad la the squares l-��l-JI-g the price of the Item and you telephone nam-  bar. Be tare to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orden Phase. Jatt mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money ocdor, to Coaat Newt, CUttUbda, Boi 460, Glbaona, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring In poison to the Coaat Newt ottco, Glbtont  DROP OFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO  CLASSIFICATION  Mike Danrotn. Sunlife of  Canada, is pleased to sponsor  this free space for your  Birth * Announcements.  Please phone the Coast News.  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  TD  DEADLINE SATURDAY.NOON-  ���i Les and Marlene are  delighted to announce the.arrival of their 2nd baby girl, Kiista  Carey, 6 lbs., on February 27,  1979, at St.Maiy's Hospital, Sechelt. A new baby sister fur  Heather Leigh. Proud grandparents are: Ray and Linda  Johnson of Abbotsfbrd and Gust  and Pat Loden of Klniitino,  Sask. Special thanks to Dr.  Myhill-Jones, Dr. Burtnlck,  nurses and staff at St.Mary's  Hospital. #11  Announcing the birth of our new  baby girl, Erin Kate. Born to  the proud parents Len snd Donna  Johnson Much 7, weighing in at  7'lbs. 4 oz. Proud Grandparents  are Mr. & Mrs. Stan Johnson,  Sechelt, B.C.; Mr. & Mrs. Dode  Popp, Kelowna, B.C. Special  thanks to Dr.Myhlll Jones and  Else Mercer. #11  NEW!  DOMESTIC HOUSE CLEANING  886-9351  Wash walls, floors, ceilings.  Dusting, vacuuming, Inside windows  NGJ^^  Daily,  weekly,  monthly,         yearly.  Concord Carpet Care Ltd.  Hardwood floor care.  Total interior clean-ups.  Along with total carpet care  S.O.A.P.  SAVE OUR ARENA  PLEASE  Watch for  exciting events  Coming Soon  In memory of a dear mother  and grandmother, Ethel McQueen who passed away March  6,1978.  "Days of sadness still come  over us/Tears In silence often  flo'/Memory keeps you ever near  us/Tho' you died one year ago."  Always remembered and sadly  missed by Mary and family.  To Anon: Our appreciation is  extended to the Howe Sound  Women's Institute and yourself  for the beautiful golden anniversary daffodils and snowdrops.  Please do not forget to join us on  March 17 at 2:00 p.m. for our  anniversary celebration.  Mayor and Council,  Village of Gibsons  Does anyone know where the  town of Reshsrken is?  For any of your questions or  answers write TRIVIA Box 460,  Gibsons, B.C. tfn  Are you tired of searching a  ready-to-wear rack looking for  what you never find? Then  treat yourself to a made-to-  measure outfit, for men or  ladles. Speciality ��� formal  wear. Also alterations, designed and assembled by a  qualified European tailoress  (formerly of Hamburg Tailors  Inc., Germany). By appointment. 886-2415. tfn  Western Csnada School of  Auctioneering Ltd.  Canada', tint and tha only compHtal��|  Canadian   count  offarad   inywl  Lleanaad   undar   tha   Trada   Scttoolll  Licensing Act, R.S.A. U70C.3M.  For particular, ot tha nam ooutw writs:  687, Uootnba, Albarta or Phonal  782-0215. M  HOME CARE NURSE  GIBSONS  Part-Time  I8.16-$9.62/hour  For Provincial Ministry of Health,  to provide skilled nursing etre to  patients and make progress  reports and recommendations; to  liaise with physicians, hospitals  and related facilities; to maintain records and supervise staff.  Must be willing to work week*  ends, holidays and related  facilities; to maintain records and  supervise staff. Must be willing  to work weekends, holidsys and  shifts and use own car on mileage. Licensed to practice nurs  ing under R.N.A.B.C; two years  related experience. May require  working full-time if necessary in  future. An ELIGIBILITY LIST  will be formed from which other  vacancies will be filled. Canadian  citizens are given preference.  Obtain applications from the Pub  lie Service Commission, B.C.  Building, 800 Hornby Street,  Vancouver V6Z 2C5 and return  by Match 28, 1979. COMPETITION 79:726. #11  NINE WAYS TO MAKE MONEY  We will show you how to turn  spare time into cash, part time at  home.  Write P.J.M. & Co., P.O. Box  91331, W. Vancouver, B.C.  V7V3N9. #11  Wanted,   part-time   motorcycle  mechanic. 885-2030.   4Mb tfn  pcwonol  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings.  For information call 886-9696  or 886-9904. #26  |tAA A AA AA AaVfrftvYftftAA^  Bob Kelly ClcanUp  Basements ��� Yards ��� Garages  ��� Anything  Dumptruck for hire  7 days a week  886-9433 Box 131, Gibsons  tfn  The Fitness Service  number is  885-5440  p*\t  Free to good homes: two cats.  Both male, 1 neutered. One  long-haired,   one   short-haired.  Dog house plans, easy to build  kennel tested design, keeps dog  warm in winter, cool in summer,  ' built for domestic use or as good  source of second income. Complete plans and building instructions, now only $7.95. Wayne  Blank, RR#1, Burford, Ontario.  #12  Ph. 885-5247.  Coast Business Directory  ********* AUTOMOTIVE   *********      ********* ELECTRIC   ***********     ********* PLUMBIN3 **********  ECOnomy AUTO PRRT8 litd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    885-5181  l��M|s TomFlleger   Phone 886-7868  *Wi-ECTRICAL   ^^   Box 214. Gibsons, B.C.  "ONTRACTING V0N w0  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTING -STEAMHTTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  P.O. Box 609  Sechell, BC.  VON 3A0  Bus. 885*2332  Res. SS6-770I.  need dies?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886*2700  and Electric Ltd.  Bill Achterberg  886  9033  T&T Plumbing & Heating  Service renovation  & contract plumbing  7838     Rick Wray, Manager  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph. 886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION''  "FIBERGLASSBATTS" "BLOWN IN INSULATION'  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commercial  ^mmw^~~m'mtiP^ yye ijpecimjijfl )n VolKswagen Repairs  $arts   885-9466 *honda*  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  ******* FLOOR COVERING ********  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ****  - VWn *��* *m�� Piflwo OD  ~ 1 napu-Mwnanj  / n )  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bilolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Aocessorlas.  .Delivery Phona 886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  ********** Cabinets **********  * Sttehia <=>ltut  Days    886-2756  Evenings 886-9261  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sat.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  ^  Payne Road, Gibsons  886-2311  ******** MISC. SERVICES at********  A****** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS A AND*****!  CRAFT SUPPLIES  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRK MARLENE RD., -,_0  ROBERTS CREEK 885-5.V9  * SEWING NOTIONS  JEWELRY^,  WOOL  c  mJNSHINI- h  CABINETS -REMODELLING'  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        SHb-9411  OPEN SAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT .  1  ********* CARPENTRY **********  -    pTSSSJ^s   R.S.('bOB) LAMBERT  BvSTaECTR!c7ro^0M morrison  RCSIOCNTIAL ��� COMMERCIAI  MSJM6^1S1_��Bli530^JJ0  GIBSONS. B.C.   VON 1V0  .rtWA^    Why call 3 men     "^0  Icab��*p     to start and finish the Job     ��*Unia  B     When I can do it all with just 1 call  ���%>.   Your call returned same day   .-*,^  *"   Albert or Denise 686-3388 Q*y  %  **********   EXCAVATING    *******  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  a  Located next to Windsor Plywood P.O. Box 748  I Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.C J  J.B.EXCAVATING        886-9031  Water, sawar, drainage Installation  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  wan  ^Sunnycrest    Shopping    Centre, Gibsons    886-2525  MM086 GIBSONS LANES Hwy1(%<  Open Bowling Hours: Friday fit lyf'  'Saturday  7p.m.to 11 p.m.  tf  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m Ujj  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd. -  * Feed * Fencing    *86'7|.27  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer   J���'���-  CERAMIC-QUARRY TILE-  MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  RRJM  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  J.LEPORETILE  JOHN LEPORE  Phone  886-8097 .  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove'';  >!��Terry Connor  888-7040        J  PAINTING C0NTRACT0  Boz540. Gibsons. B.C.  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-,  I Payne Road, Gibsons 886-23117  Classified  aggregates  SfaU Ve��et��/kmettt AM.  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  EOAD BUILDING GRAVEL  886-Q830  Concord Carpet Care  886-9351  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE ._       . GIBSONS-SECHELT-PENDER HARBOUR  SJ\ TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS /^\  [ffa) (1965) LTD. \flW  ^���s Charier Helicopter Service ^���^  Box 875 886-7511 Gibsons  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30 885-9816   J  GIBSONS SAND fit GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING - LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING   GRAVEL  Classified aggregates      883-9313  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial  Residential  885-2992  Maintenance  Continuous  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Eicavations ��� Drainage Waterimes etc  .Pn BH52921   Roberls  Creek  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks 2*a--"��B-  Daryll Starbuek  D8h-��7.T)  Finishing  Dennis Collins  BHh-7100 y  VILLA CONSTRUCTION  CUSTOM HOMES & ADDITIONS  Sat.-Sun.    PH: 885-3929       Weekly  All Day After 5 p.m.  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving S, storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  P hone 886-2664     Member Allied Van Lines    RR  I.Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon lo Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  THOMAS HEATING  Oil  BURNERSERVICE  ( omplett' Inslrumnnt OOD" /111  885*9973  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole 9 Cove  Commercial Containers available  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Volen  888*9897  Custom Engine & Marine  MOBILE MARINE SERVICE  COMPLETE ENOINE REBUILDS  litis U7ii  Ultima. IIr I'l/.VIVv mm  12.  uioik wonted  Coast News, Mavch 13,1979.  work wonted  woih wonted        woik wonted  ibsons Tax Service  886-7272  886-7272  ANYTIME  AVERAGE TAX PREPARATION $10.00  SENIOR CITIZENS $5.00  1767 Martin Rd., Gibsons, B.C.  for Explosive Requirements:  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  816-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. tfn  for /ole  WINDOW  CLEANING  Hourly or Contract  FREE ESTIMATES  I 885-5735 mornings  Furniture     Ucfinishing:     Free  Estimates: Hick up & Delivery.  886-2650 after 5 tfn  Landscaping and Garden main*  'tenance. Fruit Trees, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed. Flower  gardens installed and maintained.  886-9294  tfn  Planting a garden this spring?  Give us a call to have it tilled.  885-5328 eves. tfn  Will babysit in my home weekdays. Call Sue, 886-9890.       #13  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types of Rooting  & Re-Rooling  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  Nra  FOR ALL  YOUR  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  "I REV GODDARD   886*2658  Seeking protected waterfront on Gambier. New  Brighton or West Bay areas.  136' OF BLUFF WATERFRONT: With fantastic view, 4 B.R., 3  baths. 3 brick F.P.'s, livingroom, lamily room, rec room and  large sewing room plus a 2 B.R. guest cottage with brick F.P.  and all services. $110,000 or consider dividing guest cottage oil  to adjacent neighbour to reduce cost.  BEAUTIFUL TUDOR STYLE: 3 bedroom with two brick fireplaces, two sundecks, some ocean view. In well treed, quiet area.  $62,500  MARLENE RD: Side-by-side duplex, 2 bedroom homes wilh  separate dining, laundry facilities, etc., monthly rentals almost  $50u. F.P. $55,000  UPPER OIBSONS: Three bedroom home with huge sundeck  overlooking Keats, the Bluff and Vancouver Island. Has self-  contained one bedroom suite for mother-in-law and brick fireplaces up and down. Has double carport and is on quiet street.  F.P. $54,900  ON THE BLUFF: 3 BR home with unobstructed view from  L antzvilln to the Malahat for only $48,500  SARGENT RD: Cedar contemporary 4 BR, ensuite, 2 brick f.p.  and 1 brick bar. Sunken living and rec rooms, large sundeck,  concrete drive, Georgia Strait and Gibsons Harbour view,  F.P.$69,900  SARGENT RD. GIBSONS: Excellently constructed and designed  ���l Bet family home with high side view. Brick FP In rec room and  LII, latter with heatilator. Ensuite, generous storage facilities,  utility and workshop areas. Carport. Well finished and landscaped, $83,500  DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Six adjoining properties in  Lower Gibsons, ideal for townhouse, condominium or?????  Call for detailed information,  BOB BEAUPRE 885*3531                      PAT MURPHY 885-9487  CLAPP  CONCRETE  ���Petto. *F<*ndatlon.  ���Floors ���Driveway.  n00���        ���Custom Work  Wayne        'Free Estimates  Clapp  885-212!  after 7:00 p.m.  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  ��� Topping  tY Limbing  * Danger tne removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tne Service. Ltd.  885-2109  Journeyman Carpenter ��� finishing carpenter and cabinet maker.  If a quality job at a competitive  rate is what you are after, you've  found it, no job too big or small.  For a free estimate, call Guy  Curwen, at 885-5328, eves.      tfn  HOME SERVICES  Eavestroughs cleaned and repaired, light carpentry work,  tree cutting, cleanups and pickups, or whatever you have in  mind. Just ask us.  FREE ESTIMATES  886-9503  #19  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9036  essie  uMoMi  180H  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  forsmall breeds.  Poodles a Specialty  Bathing, Grooming,  Nails & Ears  For Information:  Call Sharon 886-2084  foi /ale  TITusic Weavers  New A Used  Album. & Tape.  The Home of People's Prices  b       886-9737      *  fsUNNYCREST  1 SHOPPING  886;2277j ,.BSQN�� REALTY  1   JAND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING-REAL ESTATE CONSULTING-APPRAISALS-    NOTARY PUBLIC  G  K  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  HOMES  LANGDALE: This non-basement Langdale Ihree bedroom view home features  extensive use of granite on exterior and  huge walk-mound fireplace. Modern  kitchen has solid walnut cabinets and  (milt ni dishwasher. A garage and work*  shop round out the picture. 149,600  1760 SCHOOL ROAD: Cozy, comfortable four bedroom older home on large lot.  Conveniently located between upper and  lower Gibsons, Several fruit trees. Zoned  'or multiple dwelling. Excellent starter  home and a good investment and holding  properly. 132,000  DAVIS RD. Ideal starter or retirement  home. Only Iwo blocks from schools and  stropping. This tbree bedroom home has  everything you need lor comfort and  convenience. The carport could easily be  convened !o a lamily room and a separate  carporl could be built on many sites  within the exlra large landscaped lot.  130,800  HILLCREST RD: Three bedroom home,  only one year old. On a view lot on quiet  cul-de-sac. Close lo shopping, schools  and transportation. 160,809.50  CHERYL ANNE PARK ROAD: Lovely  iwo bedroom home In Roberts Creek.  Sliding glass doors In dining room  open onto the sundeck. Some view of  Georgia Strail and only one block to  beach access Owner has already pur-  chased another home and must sell now.  837,000  t-102 ALDERSPRING ROAD: Two Story  home on quiet cul-de-sac with view  overlooking Gibsons Harbour. Three  U-drooins on main floor. Fully lurnlshed  lull-1 on ground floor. Completely lenced  and in lawn Clnse lo park, tennis courts  and shopping 847,800  DAVIS 6 SHAW ROAD A Gold Medallion lour bedroom lamily home. Three  love.-i of luxurious living. Four bedrooms,  two bathrooms, two hot waler tanks.  Family room, rec room and utility. Double glazed windows and separate entrance to basement 887,000  LOOKOUT AVENUE: Near new three  bedroom home in good condition on large  view lot in new subdivision just past the  Sunshine Coast Arena In Sochelt. Boating  facilities close by. Owner Is transferred  end you may have immediate possession.  851,900  GRANTHAMS. 1200 square It. house on  Elphinstone Road Huge sundeck, two  fireplaces, three bedrooms master  wilh ensuite. Two car parking. Double  lot. Fantastic view. 862,800  WHARF ROAD: Executive home. Large  Spanish style homo. Deluxe In every  respect. Finished on two floors with quality workmanship and materials. Large  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  sundeck and carport plus separate  heated double garage. Large lot mostly  landscaped. A bargalnat 190,000  FAIRVIEW RD: Ranch style home on Vt  acre. Nice setting with glimpses of tha  ocean through tha trees. Tastefully  decorated with large rooms. Master  bedroom Is 16x11 Including ensuite.  Room for full sized dining suiter Living-  room has large antique brick fireplace  and sundeck Is full length of the house.  187,800  GRANDVIEW RD (off Pine): Lovely  three bedroom ranch style home situated  on secluded and fully landscaped ft acre.  Southern exposure combines privacy  with view of Georgia Strait and Vancouver Island. Huge carport allows for easy  addition of a family room and still leaves  a carport. Sundeck accessed from living  room and master bedroom. Floor to calling cut rock fireplace, Ihermopane  windows. Winding concrete driveway and  many other features. 983,500  JOHNSON & FORBES: Langdale. New  out of the ordinary rancher on 79x136  lot. Featuring llvlngrom, dining room,  three bedrooms, famlly room and utility.  Garage, fireplace. Very attractive and  practical floor plan. 849,800  COCHRANE RD: Six bedrooms, four  bathrooms, large livingroom with fireplace and kitchen on full baeement with  unfinished rec room. Hot water heat.  Two sundecks. All hardwood floors. On  67x172 lot only two blocks from tha  ocean. This house requires soma finishing and can be yours for 888,000  CRUCIL RD: Bright and spacious three  bedroom family view home In excellent  condition located within easy walking  distance to schools and shops. Large  kitchen with built-in dishwasher and Indirect lighting. Two fireplaces. Huge recreation room. Lots of extra space In daylight basement for den or extra bad-  room and workshop. 888,900  POPLAR LANE: Brand new three bed-  room home, ensuite, full basement.  Walking distance to schools, shopping  and recreation. Fantastic price tor a new  home of this size. 846,900  REVENUE  FAIRVIEW RD: Revenue. Duplex on a  'A acre lot represents the Ideal Investment property. There are 1232 square  feet In both of these side by side suites.  Features are post and beam construction with fealure wall fireplace and sundecks. There Is appeal to separate  rental markets with a two and a three  bedroom suits. Assumption of praeant  mortgage makes purchase very easy and  a yearly Income of over 87,000 makes this  property hard to beat. 878,000  HENRY ROAD: Wall built duplex on  level acreage In rural Gibsons. Each  side contains livingroom, diningroom,  two bedrooms, kitchen, laundry and storage room. Included are two stoves, two  fridges and curtains. 886,900  INDUSTRIAL  HIGHWAY 101: 6.3 term of Industrial with highway frontage. Com* In and  discuss your requirements. We can cut  off en ten with 177 feet on the highway.  All aervlcee available. This Is future  development territory for the oore of  Gibsons.  LOTS  POPLAR LANE: village lot handy to all  amenities. (6x136. Very reaoonobly  priced at S8,(00  PINE ROAD: Want to build a solar  house? Even if you don't, check this .97  sere with southern exposure with water  view, down Pine Road where the sun  concentrates. Also subdividing In half  would beconsldered. 111,6110  LANGDALE RIDGE SUBDIVISION:  Fentaatic view lots. An aree of new end  varied homes. These lots offer themselves to many different building locations. Enjoy privacy and the view of Howe  Sound. Priced Irom 112,000  SCHOOL �� WYNGAERT ROADS:  Only 4 of these Duplex lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay.  Close to schools and shopping. All  lots perfectly suited to slde*by-elde or  up-down duplex construction. Priced at  016,600 end 010,600.  TERRIFIC WATERVIEWII  Recreational lot available In Sandy Hook with  western exposure for those lovely summer  sunsetsll Has water and power. Vendor will  look at all offers to $10,000. Must be sold.  JONMCRAE  885-3670  ANNEGURNEY  886-2164  CHRIS KANKAINEN  886*3545  GLASSFORD RO: This must be the beet  buy on the market. 63x100 cleared.  Sewer and water connected. Culvert and  IIII.Raedytobulld. 110,000  BURNS RO: Good building- lot, OSx  130, on Hat land In Gibsons Village. Four  blocks from Post Office, stores and  transportation. Lightly tresd. Three  blocks from ocean. All aervlcee available. 011,000  SKYLINE DR: This 70x60x131x122'  lot with expensive view of the Bay  Aree and Gibsons Village Is very well  priced. 011,600  POPLAR LANE: Beautiful flat building  lot wilh view of North Shore Mountelns.  Loceted on the end of a quiet cul-de-  sec only 1 block to Sunnycrest Mall  Shopping Centre and schools. All ser-  vicee Including sewer. Adjacent to grass  playing Held. 014,000  SKYLINE DR: Irregular shaped tot with  greet view of Village, the Bey, wharf end  boots. An aree of very nice homes. 100  feet on Skyline Drive. Approximately 100  feet in depth. 011,100  GIBSONS VILLAGE: We offer you 1/3  of an acre ol park-tike property loceted  within Gibsons Village. Has creek flowing through this secluded prlvete aree.  Needs Imaginative owner to bring out  full potential. Offers to' 110,60011  TRAIL ISLANDS: Large waterfront lot  with small cove for moorage. Beautiful  view on three sides. Excellent fishing  spot on your doorstep. Call & let us show  you this waterfront retreat 017,000  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793        STEVE 8AWYER  885-2691  HILLCREST ROAD: Only 16,000 downl  Balance by Agreement for Sale will  purchase one of these beautilul view lots  at the end of e quiet cul-de-sec. All  underground services so there Is nothing  to mar the view. Theee lots are cleared  and reedy to build on. The ravine In front  wilt ensure your privacy. These lots  represent excellent velue. Priced Irom  611,(00  FIRCREST RO: Over 20 .nicely tresd  building lots lo choose Irom. 61x131.  We will arrange to have a home built  tor you. Loceted a short drive down  Pratt Rood. Priced et 60,700 each.  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES: Located  on North Road in Gibsons, zoned for  mobile end conventional homes. All lots  on sewer, weter, hydro end all within  three blocks of the chopping centre,  schools end medicel clinic. Priced from  (10,(0010 (i(,m  OLE'S PLACE: Oft Merlene Road. Lota  13 A. IS In nicety developed area. These  lots are level with easy building sites.  Meny large trees end nice landscape In  surrounding ores. Zoned R2 and situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sec. Lot  13 - (12,(00, Lot 16- (11,(00.  PARK ROAD: Gibsons. Excellent prospects for the one who holds this potentially commercially sorted 5 acres. Lightly  cleered, close to shopping centre end  schools. (i(,ooo  GIBSONS: Approximately 10 ocree.  aid growth trees, level, greet for e hobby  farm. Cloae to Gibsons. Good holding  property end priced at only 04,000 per  acre. See this now. Large acreages ere  getting ecarce. (m.000  JAYVISSER  885-3300    DAVE ROBERTS  886-8040  Spring Bulbs  Specialty Seeds  Including New Zealand  Spinach  Onion Sets  Lime, Garden  Fertilizers  Pet Food Specials  Gaines Meal  20 kg   $11  /c  10 kg 6 V  Blue Mountain  50 Ib 12 45  Cat Chows   4 kg 3 QQ  Farm & Garden  | RICH BLACK DELTA SOIL |  16ydo.dcl.S190  112-584-6240      tf  goidcn equipment  Eirly Special: Rooted manure,  ilso top soil from Eut Delta.  536-3732. #11  Spring aStodcT^  Cardan SuppHas  & Tools  Macleods 885-2171  tot rent  mobile home/  Hwe/toch  f#  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patriot Horvaih SjMSjj jvjj.  Horse Manure for Sale   886-2160 tfn  Excellent first horse, quarter-  Arab, roan mare. 15 hands. Tack  available. To good home only.  886-2783. #11  Ram,   long  dark  wool.   Good  breeder. Off season price, $40  886-2543. #11  Straw-horse manure for sale,  delivered for $35 a p.u. load.  Eves. 886-9470. #13  Cozy 2 bdrm duplet suite, located in Gibsons dose to shopping.  Suitable for older couple or  single person. $190 per mo.  886-2975. #11  Small home, fridge, stove, 2  bdrms., waterfront view. $275  per mo. Elderly couple preferred. Sorry no pets, no children. References. 886-2166  anytime. #11  Cottages, weekly or monthly.  Housekeeping units, furnished,  T.V. Ritz Motel. 886-2401.       tfn  One bdrm duplex suite, $200/mo.  Prefer working couple or individual. Central Gibsons. Call 886-  7277. #11  wonted to rent  Responsible couple seek cottage  or small house on Gower Point  Road (or other sunny location)  for year-round rental, or to buy.  Please call 886-2693 in the eve-  Westcoast drum, wood $100. Also  11'   aluminum  boat   with   9.8  hp   outboard,   $400.   883-9211.   #11  Junk, second hand, hardware,  Saturdays and Sundays, Gibsons  Second hand, Shaw Road, behind Gibsons Motors. 886-2650  evenings. #11  New consol stereo with warranty  $300. Fridge, perfect condition  $300, and 21 cu.ft. freezer  $300. Chesterfield and chair $100.  Ph. 886-7424 after 6 p.m. Ask for  Al. #11  6 pc. dinette suite, table, 4 chairs  and buffet $150. One floor  polisher $25.886-9685. #13  wonted  Wanted  10'   or  11'  camper. 886-7070.  overhead  #13  Used lapidary or stained glass  grinder. 886-7738 or 886-7403.  #11  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  ATTENTION LOGGERS  Alder, Maple Sawtogs wanted,  F.O.B., any B.C. saltwater dump.  Call   Jacobson-Philllps,   collect  684-6236.       #13  Toro Riding Lawn Mower 25"  Timber wanted:    Fir, hemlock,-  blade, $300.886-7081.  #13      cedar and poles.    Top prices.  3 channel radio control system, Let us give you an estimate.  $250  with  plane   and   engine D&O Log Sorting Ltd.    Phone  $350,885-2468. #13 886*7896 or 886*7700. tfn  Wood stove, used twice. Cosy Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Comfort,    airtight    thermostat &'��� Hemlock, Cedar - Porpoise  $400    (new    $500).    Evenings B��y logging *-*<-��� 885-9408 or  886-2169. #11 M5"2032' j���  Moving, must sell household  items. Example: electric frying  pan, coffee pot, dishes, linen and  much more. Grandview Rd. off  Pratt, Saturday and Sunday,  march 25 and 26.886-9408.    #12  Three-family old house rummage  sale. March 17, Beach Ave., Roberts Creek. Look for signs I  Pots, dishes, curtains, old trunk,  Indian baskets, rugs, antiques,  books, clothes, plants, luggage  and much more. Also electrical  service, horizontal Airco oil  furnace, ducting thermal chimney, tub, toilet, sink, 40 gal. hot  water tank, range hood, etc.  #11  1 metal standing shower $30;  1 light coloured shag rug 12x8',  $50; 1 fold down chesterfield with  storage space below $50; 1 smaller oil type space heater complete with 30 gal. of fuel, spare  tank, stand and all connections,  $75. AU In good shape. Ph.  886-2945.  #11  Fiberglass septic tank $100;  truck canopy $15; want to buy  boat trailer, life jackets, anchor.  886-9503. #13  Old fashioned wicker armchair  and rocking chair. Please call  886-2821 around 6 p.m. #11  Responsible couple seek cottage  or small house on Gower Point  Road (or other sunny location)  for year-round rental, or to buy.  Please call 886-2693 In the evenings.  for rent  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower ��"  Chain Saw Service]  OIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK       US-ail J  Garage Sale  March 18 11 a.m. on Beach Avenue, between Cedar Grove and  the Store, Roberts Creek.      #11  Woridbook Encyclopedia, 886-  7557. #12  Two stereo speakers, $50. Electric lawnmower $40.886-7820. #12  1978, 17'/.' Frontier travel trai-  ler, sleeps six, stove, fridge,  sink, flush toilet, Phone 883-  9287; #12  Superior steel office desk and  chair 2 sets of drawers, black with  woodgrain top $150, 886-9410;  Record-a-call answering service  with remote control $500, 886-  9410; Oil heater complete with  2-45 gal tanks and stand $145,  886-9410. #11  66 only Grauser Bars for D6-20"  pads, $200.886-9453. #11  Amana Radarange microwave  oven. Like new. 886-7290 after  6p.m. #11  One bedroom suite, furnished  in Langdale. Use of washer and  dryer.   Non-smokers.   886-2629.  #12  Comfortably furnished modern 1  bdrm cottage for mature single  man only. $150. 886-9885 aft. 6  p.m. Roberts Creek Waterfront.   #12  Granthams, 2 bdrm suite, very  clean, view, heat and light incl.  Fridge, stove. $200. 886-2549,  736-9482, #14  Sleeping rooms, 886-7424.      #11  Fully furnished bach, suite.  Private entrance. Non-smoker.  No pets. Heat included. $155.  886-2923. #11  New upper duplex with view, 2  BR, FP, elec. heat, fridge, stove.  $300. Evenings, 886-2169.      #11  1 bdrm cabin available 1st of  April. $165.886-8004. #11  4 bdrm beach house, Davis Bay.  885-3862. #12  Furnished modern bachelor suite  on Reid Rd., Gibsons. Available immed. $160 per mo.  886-7261. #11  2 houses to rent, waterfront.  Near  Wakefield  Inn,   Sechelt.  435-6461.     ' #11  Room and Board: cosy rooms with  view. Home-cooked meals. 886-  9033. tfn  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887, Sorry, no dogs.        tfn  Available Feb. 1, furnished 2  bedroom trailer. 2 bedroom side-  by-side duplex. Semi-furnished.  Bonnieebrook. Sorry, no dogs,  886-2887. tfh  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  Responsible young working couple would like to rent small  cottage preferably near beach.  Please call 886-2821 around 6  p.m. Refs available. #11  Three bedroom house, refs available. 885-2684. #11  Retired non-smoking gent requires one bedroom cottage for  reasonable rent. My services a  consideration, contact 1406  Gower Pt.Rd. Ted White.      #11  Small vacation trailer for late  spring, perhaps Into summer.  By responsible working couple.  886-2894, eves. tfn  1 trowel  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  jeool  NOTICE  To Frank Koberna, late  of apartment #1, Tantalus Apartments, of the  Village of Gibsons,  Province of British  Columbia.  TAKE NOTICE that a  proceeding has been  commenced against you  In the Registry of the  Supreme Court of British Columbia, 1979,  #790271, by Port Mellon  Industries Credit Union,  of 1618, Hwy. 101,  P.O. Box 715, of the Village of Gibsons, Province of British Columbia, In which the Pe-  tloner's claim Is for an  Order that the Respondent's Interest, If any,  In the land and the premises situate In the Vancouver Assessment District, In the Province of  British Columbia, more  particularly known and  described as Lot 25,  West Part of District  Lot 1316, Plan 1804,  be foreclosed In the  name of the Petitioner.  AND THAT it has been  ordered that the service  of the Petitioner In the  said proceeding be effected on you by this advertisement. If you desire to defend this said  proceeding, you must,  within fourteen (14) days  from the publication of  this advertisement,  Inclusive of the date of  such publication, i.e.,  no later than Monday,  26th day of March, 1979,  enter an Appearance at  the Court House, 800  West Georgia St., in  Vancouver. In default of  such Appearance, Judge-,  ment may be entered'  against you.  Dated this 13th day of  March, A.D., 1979.  t5LLU  Maa   aamaSMI  12x55   Esta Wb,   2   B.R.,  Frklgst ft\jV dishwasher.  JKceflent Condition  Will Del. or Pad Avail.  24x40   Highwood,    2   B.R,.  Ensuite Bath. Last of low-  priced    Doubles.    Available  for immediate del.  1979 models in stock now,  We have available:  24x60; 24x52; 24x48;24x44 .  CMHC Homes Now Available  Bank Mortgages Available  Coast Mobile Homes Ltd.  Box 966. Sechelt. B.C.  885-9979  "across from the Legion" .  MDL00623A  1974 12x68 Safeway Bonavista  3 bdrm, laundry room, washer,  dryer, fridge, stove, chesterfield, fuel tanks and skirting incl.  $12,000 o.b.. 885-5444. #H  8x38 house trailer needs work,  $500.886-7081. #13  Small one and one-half bedroom  semi-furnished mobile home.  Price $2,950 o.b.o., 885-3310 or  885-3417. #13  C.M.H.C. Approved 14' and  Double Wide mobile homes  on sewered lots now available. 10'/.% interst. 25 yr.  mortgage, 5% down on total  cost of home and lot. Down  Pmt. starts as low as $1,695. '  NOW ON DISPLAY      I  NEW UNITS  3 MONTHS  FREE RENT  with purchase ;  carpetei  24x48 Atco - 2 B.R. & de)t  2 full bathrooms, lull lap  siding, 16' eaves, 3rd gabh}  roof.   Tastefully   decorated}  Used Units:  I2s68 Manco - 2 B.R. Fronj  kitchen with patio doors)  All appliances. Fully carpctetj  Like new.  24x48 Statesman ��� 2 B.R. &  Den. All appliances.  24x42 Colony - 3 B.R. Parf  tially furnished. .  10x50 Chi(��jjsl| t\-R- plus  large <Hi��j^frHron large  corner^.^^  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  1 mile W of Gibsons, Hwy 10|  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK   '  Ph. 886*9826 ;  Moving, must sell: 1970 45x12  Leader Mobile Home. Fully  furnished 2 bdrm with attached  covered porch. 886-7804.       #11  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lots.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  886-9826. tfn  Trailer 8x40, 1 bdrm furnished,  set up Cent, Gibsons, Utility  room, ideal for O.A.P. or single  person. Phone 886-7290 after  6 p.m. #]1  outomotiwe  Am  1968 Buick LeSabre, 2 dr. convertible, engine runs well, new  transmission. Needs work on  rear end. Body not bad. Lots-of  possibilities, $550 o.b.o. Ph. 816-  7738or 886-8060. *3  1967 Valiant, power steering,  4 door, good condition. $500 firh.  886-7048. 1(13  1941 Ford coupe, stock exterior,  new drive train, $7,500. 885-  2468. #13  1960 International, good running  condition; or trade for good utility trailer. 886-7173. #11  1966 Chev Biscayne, $100. 88f-  7110;       A\  1975 Cougar XRT A/C, real gotyl  cond. 35,000 miles, askiog  $4,000. Also mag wheels and tirps  like new, $400. 40 chnl CB base  set and Antenna $200. 886-  9218. Up  1971 GMC 5-ton heavy duty van  (13'6'). New 427 motor, exhaust  system and seat. Radio AM/FM,  saddle tanks, $4,500. 886-94S).   m  1966 Mustang, deluxe mod^f,  red with black int., mag wheels.  Accept offers. 885-3310.        #11 ��� "1970 Alpine GT Sunbeam. Auto-  : matic, low mileage, good condi-  :��� tion. $850.        886-7437.     #11  ; 1971 Mercury 4-door sedan, runs  ;��� weU, rusty. $400.886-2565.    #12  v   : 1974 Dodge Coronet, slant 6,  ��� excellent shape, $900. 886-2929.   #12  ��� 1970 Austin 1800 Mark 2, 4 door,  I One owner (mechanic), radio,  . rear defroster, front wheel drive,  J trailer hitch. Al Working Condi-  ; tion. Good tires. $600. 1310 Bay  ; Rd. Cash. 886-7189.              #12  ; Clean 1974 Chev Vi ton with cour-  ��� tesy box. 49,000 mi. Good con-  i dition.  $2,900 o.b.o.   886-7755  ��� after 5 p.m. #12  ��� 1967 Grand Prix. Best offer.  r Phone 885-5670.                   #11  ��� 1969 Plymouth Belvedere, 2 dr.  i slant 6, very good condition.  , $850,886-9410.                     #11  property  property  ., Selma Park, B.C., only $15,500.  ,.,3 bdrm mobile home used only  ,.9 months, sundeck, skirted,  , fan. view, top cond., fridge ft  , stove.. Extra furniture avail, for  $1,000 if needed. Ph. 885-  ;-3505/872-5078/873*4811.       #12  New 3 bdrm home on level lot  "''located on quiet cul-de-sac with-  1 in walking distance of shopping  "' mall, schools, etc. Full Price,  1 $39,900. Phone 886-2903 after  -.'6 p.m. #12  Responsible couple seek cottage  or small house on Gower Point  Road (or other sunny location)  for year-round rental, at to buy.  Please call 886-2693 In the evenings-   Have H AiTt  Roberts Creek view, 1,300 sq.ft.,  3 bdrms, 2 bath, family room,  fireplace, Irg. lot, for $53,500.  l'/i yrs old, owner, White Rock.  536-7386 after 6 p.m. #11  FOR SALE BY OWNER Hopkins Landing view lot on high  side of Marine Drive. Directly  above beach access road and  backs onto Soames Hill Park.  Good building level, existing  driveway. Asking $13,500. Call  886-2658. #11  FOR SALE BY OWNER at Hopkins Landing. Two bedroom folly  remodelled house with potential  in concrete basement for third  bedroom and second bathroom.  Brick fireplace, new carport/  sundeck, kitchen appliances, re-  tiled bathroom, new countertops.  View across Howe Sound and  backs onto Soames Hill Park.  Asking $42,500.886-2658.    #n  property  Coast News, March  morlne  A number to note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  FOR SALE BY  OWNER  Income property on 100'  waterfront In lower Gibsons. This triplex Is  located close to pier and  possible site of proposed  marina. Room to build  additional unit. Approval  for private float has been  obtained. Priced for  quick sale $85,000.  Phone owner's agent at  886-2207 between  9a.m.���5p.m.        tfn  7'8" fiberglass 65 lbs. $269  10' fiberglass 55" beam       $299  12'fiberglass 62" beam       $529  12'Lund Alum. 55* beam    $630  With New Level Flotation  Roadrunner Trailer Sale  Empress Boat Sales 521-6549  7150Sperling Ave., Burnaby#i2  Beautiful ocean view lot. Gower  Point area. By owner. Cash offers  886-2887. ttn  Large lot on Chaster Rd. by  school. Good potential. Phone  886-8045.      #13  View lot, Langdale Ridge. Private sale. Offers to $9,500.  886-9381. #13  Modern 1300 sq.ft., 3 bedroom  home, fireplace, basement,  workshop, patio with brick Bar  BQ. Also large garage, all on 1  acre on Pratt Rd. -fe'.SUJT  $46,500.886-9154. tfn  morlne  Announcement/  Notice  To all Regional District Water Users  West of Sechelt Indian Land  Unless the matter of a utility corridor is settled  between the Indian Band and the Provincial Government within the next few weeks, all Regional water  users In Sechelt, West Sechelt, Redrooffs, etc., face  a serious water shortage this coming summer. All  water users In this area are urged to request the  Provincial Government to resolve the problem without delay.  H.J. Almond  Public Utilities Chairman  FOR SALE BY TENDER  Sealed bids, marked-on the outside,-"Vehicle Bid",  will be received by tt,e undersigned up to 5:00 p.m.,  Tuesday, March 20th, for the purchase of one 1968  Ford Supervan, 240 C.I.D., 6 cyl. engine, 3 spd.  manual transmission, as is, where Is. This van may  be viewed at the Maintenance Dept., North Road/  101. Bids are to be accompanied by a cheque in the  amount of 10% of the bid, the cheque of the successful bidder will become a non-retgrnable deposit.  The highest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted.  R.Mills  Secretary-Treasurer  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  Box 220, Gibsons, B.C.       14 ft. fiberglass speedboat,  wide beam, twin fuel tank, full  controls, 25 hp Evinrude electric start, all gear inc. in mint  condition. Tlr $1,400. 886-2794.  #12  IAN MORROW ft  CO.  LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433.886-9458.  21' woodhull deck twelve years  old, deck and cabin refinished in  fiberglass. 110 h.p. Volvo, in-  board-outboard. Runs well.  Leg needs work and some re-  finishing     required.     $3,000.  885-9038. tfn  17' cruiser, fell camper top,  built in gas tank, bilge pump.  125 Johnson outboard on HD  trailer, $3000.886-9453.        #11  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  .Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546,       tfn  KXIIInr  Sl  Miller  Marine Electronics  886-7918  2 Decca Marine Radar  S&TVHF&SSB&   ;  Universe CB        j  See Lome or Lee {  Lower Gibsons, next to  _, Dogwood Cafe       *  gggsssgaasssagg.  i  I  I  .ft9J��fc      REAL ESTATE  * INSURANCE  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  w  I  I  4  J  I  1  {  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  i  I  I  j  I  I  I.  OFFICE 886-2248  1 Mf Marin* Drive, Gibsons  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  LANGDALE: Many outstanding features In  this contemporary style 3 bdrm home. Spa-  clous master bdrm with sauna, wired and  lined; cathedral celling In L.R., llniahed In  California redwood; F.P. flnhhed with Arizona sandstone. Kitchen haa barbecue and  rotlsserle, ceramic tile floor. Basement ready  for finishing touches, has a window wall.  Cozy family room adjoins kitchen. 2 F.P. with  heatllatora; double glazing on main floor.  $85,000.  GIBSONS WATERFRONT: Gower Point  area. Two bdrms., large livingroom, fp,  electric heat, full basement, could be made  Into rec room or extra living area. Garage with  lighted driveway; beautifully landscaped.  Very choice property. $85,000.  GIBSONS: Bay area. Cloae to beach, (torts  and P.O. Attractive 3 bdrm home on extra  large lot with good vegetable garden. Home Is  conveniently designed with large livingroom  with rec rootrl, utility workshop and spare  room. $62,000.  GIBSONS: Lower Village. Fantastic view from  L.R. and fine built-in kitchen, 2 bdrms on  main floor, with den or bdrm In basement.  On sewer. $48,500.  LOWER ROAD: Roberts Creek, 3 bdrm house  with full basement on large lot 110x148.  A/O heat, acorn F.P. In livingroom, sundeck, some fruit trees. $48,000.  VETERANS ROAD: Comfortable 3 bdrm  home, 2 baths, master bdrm ensuite, lovely  post & beam, ston* F.P. In living room,  A/O heat, extra room In b'smt. Situated on  large lot with good garden ana. Mutt b*  LOTS  LOWER GIBSONS: 3 lots, corner of School  Road tnd Highway 101, trtmtndout potential,  high traffic area. $175,000.  GRANTHAMS: Three lots on Raid Road.  Good Invtttmtnt proptrty, pottntltl vltw.  Asking $8,750 each.  ACREAGE: 0.9 acres on level lot; beautiful  property with year-round creek tnd will-  treed with alder, maple and fir; highway access at Wilson Crttk. Would miki fantastic prlvatt estate or other development. Call  John Black for map and details. 886-7318.  CHERYL ANN PARK: 2 lott 72x108, no  rook, nay to build on, all servlcie, septic  approved and b**ch access. $1,800 down, balance it $129 p*r month O 10Vk%. Tirrlflc  Investment. On lowir Cheryl Ann Ptrk towird  WHARF ROAD: Langdtlt; good retirement  area; lot 66x193. Try your offir.  ROSAMUND ROAO: Three lott cleared, ready to build. Only $10,500 each.  GIBSONS: Level cleared lot In Glbaona Village on sewer and water, S2'x182' obtilmbte,  with email down payment of $3,600.  Inquire for further details.  ACREAGE: Five teres, secluded with creek  across on* corner. Beautiful proptrty, good  Invtttmtnt. Asking $23,000.  TWO STORES: for rent; Inquire for furth*r  details.  In modern day India  By David Hobaon  Parti  Mamk Multme Using Services  42' Motorsailor  $38,500  41' Motorsailor  $55,000  26' Thunderbird  Crfiiser  $44,000  36'vaft6eCove  000  i1  38\Crtt  25  Tollyctyt $6,  White Cap  Yacht Brokers  i \  Serving the\  Sunshine Coast  000  886-743  Gibsons  14 ft. aluminum, as new with  oars. $650 firm. 886-7424 after  after 6 p.m. Ask for Al. #11  12 ft. fiberglass sailboat, $300.  885-5226.  #11  Two clinker lifeboats: 16' original cond $500; 24' Inboard  conversion $1,500. 886-2705,  suppertime. #13  22 ft. turner lapstrake, Inboard  1700.886-9831. #11  17Vi ft. Houston fiberglass,  Deep V hull, 135 hp Johnson  o/b with trailer. $3,500 o.b.o.  886-7165. #13  Vega.I. 32x93' trailer, 6 ton A.,  asking $49,000.886-7792.      #12  20' clinker built, bottom fiber-  glassed, cabin & canvas, 90 hp  Johnson plus 80 hp for parte.  Both run, sleeper seats, $2,000.  Take smaller boat in trade.:  886-2565. #12  motorcycle/  1976 Yamaha XT 500 Enduro  2,450   miles.   $950.   886-7110.  #11  See our  Bargain Shelf  for good buys  1  NDP Bookstore  I've just awakened from a  restless night and move off  the sweat-soaked bed. Out of  habit I run the back and palm  of a hand over my back,  quickly discovering a large  symmetrical 'V of bite lines.  I make the usual mental note  to tell the custodian to spray  the bed. We're staying in the  Salvation Army, my Australian friend Mike and I, not at  all bad for a dollar a night, on  a quiet street, and a cup of  tea in the morning. Mike  wants to move as he has a  premonition of mail (it's been  a long time), so we enter the  amazing and astounding  world that is Calcutta.  It's still cool, about 75* and  the dust and haze have already begun to filter out the  blue. I look up, though, to  watch a hawk or two, gliding  and pirouetting, constant  sentries to this teeming city,  looking to feed upon stinking  piles of refuse and small-  fry carnage. Further up is a  larger bird, perhaps a vulture,  but it's hard to tell. I remind  Mike of our bus ride in from  the airport last week when we  did a double take at a group  of vultures picking at some  ex-beast festering in the noon  heat. We walk along the back-  streets, avoiding one of the  main arteries of the city,  J.Nehru Avenue, which would  take us more directly to the  Post Office but because of the  crowds far less quickly.  This isn't too dirty a part of  town, fairly commercial so  we don't sidestep too much  garbage and feces. It is, in  fact, clean in comparison to a  slum we were in a few days  previously, with collapsing  huts, sheltering defeated,  gaunt bodies, an even cover of  filth and a permeating stench  of rot. And the hole we were  in apparently isn't as bad as  some areas of Howrah across  the river.  We check out the stalls  and stands as we come to  them, and hesitate at one for  a few minutes that sells English second hand books...  and jackpot I light In August,  a favourite of mine, and the  stifling afternoon heat-lull  doesn't look so bad. I start to  tell Mike about this extraordinary book, but we're interrupted: "Heyl You have  something to sell? Come on,  heyl" It's a black marketeer, we recognize him from  our first day here but refuse  his incessant pleas to buy  (dollars, electrical equipment,  watches, clothes) from us,  and to sell (heroin and opium,  cannabis in varying forms).  After much haranguing  he leaves us, looking for more  palpable marks, and we continue. But we soon realize  we don't know these back-  streets all that well, and decide to immerse ourselves  in the sweltering street  Nehru. As we approach it I  know I'll never forget the combination of images, smells  and sensations this street  implants in me. It's a swirling, swelling mass of humanity, in every form and level  of dress and appearance, of  physical and bodily development ��� and decomposition.  The sidewalks are a mad  crush of people, rushing, begging, talking, the street stores  and stalls selling, vicious  traffic a few yards away,  exuding clinging exhaust  and non-stop noise.  People at every stage  of success and achievement,  and of failure and hopelessness, surround us. But as I  look into the faces of this sea  of Indians and into their  purposeful, intense eyes that  either burn holes through  mine or reflect a state of  being totally unaware, or  uninterested, in me, I see that  it is possible to place these  people into two very basic,  simple and terrifying categories ��� those that eat, and  those that don't. And it's  those that don't, or don't  eat enough, the beggars (who  move in on us, two or three  kids, maybe with a mother and  baby, when they see our pale  faces and western clothes)  that leave the most profound  impact. The children are  clothed in rags and grime,  tugging at our shirts, shoving cups and open palms into  our stomachs. The mother  positions herself in front of  me, working backwards  against the crowd, a desperate  and grievous expression in  her eyes and on her face,  mumbling softly, almost  chantiqg a phrase that I'm  sure means, "Havo-vmer"  cy.���". But we ignore them,  try to step around them,  shake our heads, and even-  Wl^,  NOTICE BOARD .  ���2822*1-  CELEBRATE SPRING  AndonrMtoourrMwOtlliryShoplnlo-wrQIbtoni, Saturday, Mar.  17, St. Patrick'* Day. 11 ���.m. to 4 nm. MM mn ol tin lout artists  and crafts paopto ovarooMaaandoooMaa.  PIONEERS OF THE SUNSHINE COAST  On Mardi 14, Talavlslon Cabta 10, third of tha tarlas. Mn. Ida Hlggt  In oonvanatlon with Ban Nataon - aarly daya In Pandar Harbour.  On Glbaona Cabta at tM p.m. and Sachalt at 7:30 p.m. - dividing  Una, Maakall Road. Oourtaay ot Coaat Cablavlilon and Mr. Carl  i Bobardt  ' BLOODPRESSURECLINICCANCELLED  Tha Blood Praaaura Clinic hold In Trail lay Matt on Fridays from im  p.m. until 4:00 p.m. will bo aaniilid lor Mi wait only, Friday,  March 1S.  GIBSONS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SPRING RAFFLE  Flrat -Via: Extra largo hand-qulltad inroad; Saoond Prlta: Afghan -  4S"��S0#. To bt drawn Juno s, im. Ttckata 11.00 atcti, Phono 868-  2S10craSM49S.  SUNSHINE COAST RESOURCE SOCIETY  Will hold thalr annual molting In Elphlnatona High School on March  15at 7:30p.m. Evaryona la watcoma.  AN INVITATION  On Wadnaaday, March 14at M0 p.m., tha Canadian Canoar Society  ta sponsoring a public matting to atart a Iranob ol lh* Maty on tha  Sunahln* COM. It will ba l*d In Room 111 of Chatatach School In  Sachalt. A Flald OMIear lor B.C. will ba Mara to outline tha alma ol a  Branch or Unit. Thpae preeent will then proceed to orgenlze formally  a Branch or Unit. These preeent will then proceed to orgenlze tor-  molly a Branch on tho Sunahlne Coaat. II time permlta than will be e  dim about ihe work ol Ihe Society. You ere urged lo attend this  Important mMIng and alao to Invite others to come. Telephone In-  qulrlee regerdlng thle mMIng may ba mode by calling SS3-2804 or  m-'m- PRENATAL CLASSES  March t, 12, IS,28; April 2, t. 7:��-0:30 p.m. at Ofteone Demon.  lory toluol, pieeae p. j-ragiater: Phone 8SS-222B.  SECHELT GARDEN CLUB  moots the lint Wedneedey ol every month at St. Hlida'i Hall,  7:30p.m. PENDER HARBOUR LIBRARY "  Membership leas are due In January and are S2.0O lor lour booki, or  S3.00 lor il�� bocks lor a Iwo-weeK period. Thll II en annual member-  ship. HOURS: Tueeoay and Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Saturday,  1:30-4:00 p.m. NOW RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CAOETS  Will parade Monday, 7-9 p.m. at Sachalt Elementary lor training  In: Search a Raacue; First Aid: Map Using; Communications: Water  Safety: Marksmsnshlp; ale. IntarMad melee end lemalae aged 13  lo 18 apply lor lurthar Inlormatlon to: G.Banyay SS3-9012:  R.Summarlleld 688-2160; T.Goddard 666*2866.  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  MM every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Everyone welcome. For registration phone 888-9388.  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday-Roberts Creek Hospital Auslllary, 11 e.m.  St.Aldan'aHall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1-3 p.m. Thrill Shop, Olbaone United Church basement.  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETING  Third Tuaaday ol each monlh. al Sachalt Elementary main building.  Mr. Line's room, et 7:30p.m. All Welcome.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday In Gibsons et 6:00 p.m. For Inlormatlon call  9569 or 886-9037.  tiWaWmmwm  tually, after a full minute or  two of practiced entreaty,  they silently leave. And it  strikes me again just how  detached 1 can, and have become, in the face .of this  poverty and disease. We  approach a legless old man  laying on the sidewalk with  his mouth fixedly half open  in paralysis or catatonia,  flies crowding about the  suppuration from an open  wound, and pass without  dropping a rappee. Where on  first encounters we were filled  with shock and pity, they  have now become a part of  the sidewalks and streets we  step on; there's a gulf between the realities before me  and the reactions I had at  first, those reactions of  "compassion" that identifying (such as it's possible  without living it) with such  horrors, produces. And this  gulf has widened amazingly  quickly, leaving me .to wonder  13,1979 13.  about the extents of compassion in people convinced of  their humanistic "instincts"  when faced with overwhelming suffering, when the  easiest thing is to protect  themselves. Such as it was  with us. Instead of giving  what we can afford, we  prefer to protect ourselves  from the ridiculous and horrifying mob scenes which would  sometimes occur after dropping a coin into a single  beggar's cup in the view of  others. At such times wc  would be surrounded by one  or two dozen beggars, screaming and frantically scrambling over and around us. So  we confine our "charity"  to quiet areas, where there's  little chance we'll start a  chain  reaction  tion, giving us peace in the  crowd. Indeed, our equanimity, our peace, ignoring  the dying and the half-  dead...  But  moral  dilemmas   arc  not on my mind  now  as  I  read of news back in Gibsons.  To be continued  Church Services  Roman Catholic Servlcee  Rev.T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00p.m. Saturday and l2Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In Scchcll:9.00a.m.OurLadyof  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holy Familv Chu-ch  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway ��& Martin  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study Wednesday    7:30  Pastor Ten Boodle  886-7107 in 886*9482  Affiliated with thc  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  'WOTfrmj-st: John's  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m. - Gibsons  886-2.133  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.. II) a.m.  Hour ol Worship Sat.. I] a.m..  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay-  Pastor C.Driebcrg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885*9750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACI.K  Gower Poini Road  Phone 88t>*2t.t>()  Sunday School ��� 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service ��� 11 :()(> a.m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study   Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancv Dykes  Who is this?  Where will he be  on March 16?  How much is it worth to you?|  Look elsewhere  in this paper for the answer  REMEMBER TO SAVE YOUR CARD  AGENCIES LTD.  Box 128, Sechelt 885-2235 14. Coast News, March 13,1979.  T'imViaaa a meeting is scheduled in the  M. iUlOcr Municipal Hall for 7:30 p.m.  Davs ,0 P'an ''IC concess'ons and  *"**" the parade. Service Clubs  The 1979 Timber Days interested in running a con-  are off to a good start this cession should have a repre-  year. Carl Chrismas and Jim sentative attend Thursday's  Dovvnes are co-chairmen of meeting,  the Timber Days Committee  with Nancy Dovvnes filling the  important post of secretary.  Sechelt Village Clerk, Tom  Wood, is the Treasurer Carmen Grassie will give a  again this year; Kathy Acton demonstration of floral art  is the chairman of the Special and flower arranging, using  Events Programme; Dorothy spring flowers, dried bran-  Goeson and Sandra Cavalier ches, natural plant life and  Floral Art  will organize the May Queen  Contest and Float; and  Bill  Hughes is the publicity chairman.  On  Thursday,   March   15,  driftwood, all available on  this lovely Coast, on April 29,  Sunday afternoon, from 2 to  4 p.m. at the Welcome Beach  Hall.  ��.���' ,���,'������..��� !   ���  '.,.'   '.'  * >���  ���r. ::���?..)-\;i-,.'��ia,-~. �����'-v�����-:������"'������  j'--'�����������>. ���-���.-,.  Guess Where'     ,*f. ..  Police news  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded to the first name drawn from the barrel  which correctly Identifies the above picture. Send entries to Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  Last week's winner, correctly identifying the Sam Smith property on Narrows  Road, Madeira Park was from Cole Edwardson of Box 196, Madeira Park.  Special Sechelt Council Meeting RCMP Warning  * �� R.C.M.P.   advise    oub tc a  Sechelt to Earls Cove  February 26: A large amount  of money was found on Cowrie Street. The claimant  should contact the Sechelt  detachment stating the  amount.  March 2: A residence on Cowrie Street was entered and  approximately $390 were  stolen. $70 were taken from a  barber shop on Wharf Street.  The employee had left the  premises at the time of the  theft.  March 3: The driver of a motor  cycle sustained minor injuries  when his bike went off the  road at Davis Bay.  March 5t A residence on the  Porpoise Bay Indian Land was  broken into. Two white Viking speakers, several 8 track  tapes and approximately  $30 in groceries were taken.  March 7: Two eighteen year  old men, Floyd Wood and  Ronald Gibson, both of Sechelt, have been charged with  break and entry with intent,  after being apprehended inside the European Motors  building. Police state the  arrests were made through the  swift action and initiative  shown by two auxiliary  constables. The front window  of the building was broken  and the cash register was  thrown to the floor.  Three  A special meeting of the  Sechelt Council was held at  9 a.m. Friday morning to discuss two rc-zoning by-laws,  146-3 and 146-4.  By-law 146-3 concerns the  Pebble Holdings on Lots 30  to 35, District Lot 304, on  Surf Circle. Mr. Bull was  requested to state in writing  his plans for the area. This he  complied with the same day,  stating   that   Lot   30   would  house a plumbing workshop;  Lot 31, a sheet metal workshop; Lots 32 and 33, an  auto body repair shop; and  Lots 34 and 35 for warehousing.  Alderman Kolibas moved  that it be given first and  second readings; Council  gave its approval.  At the Wednesday night  meeting approval in principle was given to re-zoning  Harmony Hall  By Helen Raby  The regular meeting of  Branch #38. O.A.P.O. was  held on Monday, March 5th,  in Harmony Hall at 2 p.m.  Attendance was poor, probably due to inclement weather.  The Valentine Dinner sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary  to the Canadian Legion,  Branch 109, was as usual  well-attended and thoroughly  enjoyed by all. Our members  thank the ladies for their  thoughtfulness and kindness  in making it sueh a huge  success.  Spring is not far away,  and our thoughts turn to travel. Dave Hayward of Sechelt  Seniors is planning a ten-day  trip to San Diego, leaving  April 23. For further details  please phone Dave.  We are planning a seven  day trip to Reno, staying at  the Sands Hotel at a cost of  around $129.00 and leaving on  April 14. For further details  please phone me at 886-2502.  I am also making enquiries  regarding the cost of a bus  to Bcllingham. Both these  trips will bc discussed at our  next meeting on April 2nd.  Our usual host, Mr. Jim  Holt, has been unable to attend our last two Bingos, due  to ill health. We called on Mr.  Leo Daoust and two members  of the Lions Club to to substitute. Thanks are extended  to these gentlemen. Bingo  has been very well attended  these past two weeks.  March 1959 was the month  we received our Charter from  humble beginnings. We have  moved forward with the  times. The idea behind it all  was to make retirement more  meaningful. With increased  pensions and special care for  the handicapped by the untiring efforts of our provincial  executive and others interested in the affairs of seniors,  we have made progress in the  right direction.  Our regular events are still  in session: carpet bowling  and a darts tournament at  1 p.m. Wednesdays. Bingo as  usual.  Activity sessions are held  at 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  Our Spring Tea is set for  April 28th. All members are  asked to keep this date in  mind. Covnenor Irene Bushfield cannot make this a success by herself. She must have  some help to man the various  stalls and we will require  donations for the Bake Sale  and Tea.  Raffle tickets have been  distributed among members.  Those who did not yet obtain  any please phone Jean Calder at 886-9901. We have  some real nice prizes: first is  a $50 food voucher; second is  a large hand-made wall  hanger; third is a footstool  with a hooked top. These have  to be seen to be appreciated.  As previously stated our  next meeting iwill be Monday,  April 2. A special welcome to  all seniors, particularly all  newcomers to the area.  Owners  of smaller  businesses...  we provide:  i Financial assistance  i Management counselling (CASE)  j Management training  ��� Information on government  programs for business  Can we help you?  See our Representative  Bella Beach Motel,  at-     Sechelt  Tel: 885-9561  on:    Wednesday, March 21st  (Branch Olflce Address) 145 Wes, 15,h streeti  Tel: 980-6571       North Vancouver, B.C.  Lots 26 to 29 from Residential  II to Residential III. Bull  advised Council that plans  would be available when required.  By-law 146-4 is the Cameo  Lands request for re-zoning  Block J and Parcel E adjacent to the Sechelt Marsh,  to accommodate a tourist  oriented commercial complex. This was given first and  second readings.  It is hoped that the above  amendments will be coming  up at the public meeting at the  Senior Citizens Hall on Monday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.  R.C.M.P. advise  that effective March 19,  1979, all vehicles parked on a  highway and not displaying  1979 licence plates will be issued a traffic ticket and/or  towed away at owner's expense. For the benefit of the  public a highway is defined  as: "Every road, street, lane  or right-of-way designed or  intended for use by the general public."  The fine for failing to display, plates will be $15.00.  K !   Corner of  Trail and Cowrie  vehicles in the parking lot  were damaged and thi  phone across the street was  vandalized.  March 8: An attempt was  made to break into the veterinarian clinic on Wharf Road. It  is still under investigation.  Gibsons area  Police have been receiving  complaints about boaters  entering the wharf area top  fast. Police remind boat operators that they can be charged  with dangerous operation of a  vessel.  March Si An attempt was  made to break into the rear  hallway of the Bals Block  on Marine Drive.  Much 7: Entry was gained  to the Gibsons Winter Club,  by breaking a window.  Lockstead Nominated  MLA Don Lockstead was  unanimously nominated to  run for the NDP party in the  forthcoming provincial election. In a telephone conference centred locally in  Harmony Hall and involving  telephone link-ups with Gibsons,  Sechelt,  Pender Har-  bour, Vananda, Powell River,  Ocean Falls and Bella Coola,  Lockstead was not opposed.  r  See our  Bargain Shelf  for good buys  NDP Bookstore  Write P.O. ox 128  Sechelt. B.C.  VON 3AO  AGENCIES LTD.  JOHN B. GOODWIN, C.A.  Sechelt: 885-2235 24 hrs. Vane. 689-5838 24 hrs  PHONE 885-2235 (24 hrs.) FOR A FREE  CATALOGUE OF REAL ESTATE  ot anoeieq 9vit laiit griT  ot biBo lietit ni mut  noeieq ni niwbooO.R nrlol  .m.q Of & .rn.B G n99wtsd  e\et ,8t rioiBM no  9Upefl3 6 9Vi9091 floes lliw  00.06$ io)  Record  & Tape  $2.00 OFF  EVERY Record and Tape  in the Store!!!  (REGULAR STOCK  excepting K-Tel and T.V*)  Tw  March 13-20  Rod Stewart      ,  Reg. $8.98  $4-98  CB. Special  40 Channel Lafayette ^���^  c/w Antenna Reg. $189.95 $/y.95  WITH  ANTENNA  Jensen  CAR SPEAKER SALE  6x9  TRIAXLE  Reg. $144.95  NOW  $129 95  INSTALLATION SERVICE  AVAILABLE ON CAR STEREOS  -SAME DAY SERVICE  cowrie st., Sechelt  THE STEREO SPECIALISTS

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