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 */  mmm  SSJ56I ia^���-"'"*11  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15< per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  April 10,1979     y,C  Volume 34, Number -W   ' 5>  Gibsons Wharf  Dock deterioration serious  Madeira Park Elementary School May Queen,  Michelle Murray, stands fourth from the left flanked  by her attendants.  Left to Right: Paula Mercalf, Michelle Fulton,  Lisa Hlgglns, Debbie Donley, Carrie Hillhouse,  Shelly Brown, Sandra Phillips.  Sewers near completion  Sechelt's million dollar system  The deterioration of the present dock facilities in Gibsons Is a  matter of grave concern to the owners of commercial vessels,  and another winter of storms can cause costly damage if some  action is not taken immediately. This is the gist of a brief to  the Director of Small Craft Harbours Branch of the federal fisheries and environment department from the Gibsons Commercial Vessel Owners and Operators Committee. A copy was given  to Council by Alderman Trainor, Chairman of the Marina and  Harbour Development Committee at the April 3rd meeting of  Council.  The brief points out that where once the wharf handled only  seaborne freight, its function now Is to provide shelter for a  fleet of commercial vessels, both tug and fishing, at present  numbering 34, and an ever-increasing number of recreational  pleasure craft. The wharf is the only protection from frequent  winter squamishes, and the grave state of deterioration was  noted last winter when the dock actually trembled in the wind.  Heavy swells that the breakwater could not hold back caused  damage to floats, set vessels adrift and created a hazard to  those trying to get to their craft to check their security. "Even  the wash of the B.C. ferries coming and going from Langdale  can be felt on the sheltered side of the breakwater," the report  states. The value of commercial vessels that rely on Gibsons  harbour for protection is about $9 million and that of pleasure  craft and marine faculties, about $2 million. Should storms next  winter sweep away the breakwater the financial loss would be  extremely high not only in damage to vessels but in loss of  employment and business revenue.  As well as faulty brake-  waters the harbour has inadequate depth of water for safe  navigation at low tide, especially in rough weather. The  prop of one tug has been  fouled four times in five  months in our shallow harbour  and each time at an average  cost of $2,500 for repairs as  well as loss of time. A great  deal of revenue is lost to Gibsons because the inadequate  harbour is bypassed by fishermen and tugboat operators  who would otherwise berth  here bringing business revenue to a dying Lower Gibsons.  The administration of the  wharf by two federal minist-  tries makes for delayed decisions on wharf maintenance  and improvement, the brief  states.  The brief says the problems  can be resolved by such definite action as constructing  a solid breakwater to replace  the present A-frame, by  dredging to 14 feet below low  water in the areas used by  commercial vessels, and by  constructing a suitable breakwater on the north side of the  wharf, also by hastening the  construction of a marina  to ease the present congestion, and by providing protected moorage for seaplanes.  The committee especially  recommends that the situation  be regarded urgent, that a recreational marina be provided  without delay to relieve crowding at the present floats,  and that all interest organizations be given the opportunity  to contribute to the planning  and development of Gibsons  harbour.  Sunshine Coast Regional  District Secretary-Treasurer  Anne Pressley gave a comprehensive report on Sechelt's  sewer system at the regular  meeting of Sechelt  Village  Council held in the Council's  Chambers at the Village  Hall last Wednesday, April  4th. The original proposal  drawn up in 1975 estimated  the cost at' $1.6 million.  Expected to be complete in  May 1979, the system will  now cost S2.25 million.  Alderman Morgan Thompson,  who was a party to the original  proposal, said that inflation  had pushed expenses higher  than anticipated, but he  termed the rates "respectable".  Fortunately direct high cost  grants from the Federal  Government's Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation  have offset much of the increase. $822,625 was received  from this source leaving  $1.43 million still to be financed. Ms. Pressley said that  25% of a loan of $807,000  from C.M.H.C. is forgivable  leaving an actual capital debt  to tile Corporation of  $609,000.  The Village is also eligible  for a grant of $100,000 in  the form of Provincial assistance under the Sewage  Facilities Systems Act. This  leaves $618,000 still to be  financed, and Ms. Pressley  told the Coast News that this  would be obtained through  the Municipal Finance Authority, the Province's financing  body which borrows money on  the world market. She had,  she said, estimated an interest  rate of 12% for this latter  sum, but she was hopeful'that  the rate might be rather lower.  The total debt to the taxpayers with respect to the  capital expense loans from the  M.F.A. and C.M.H.C.  amounts to approximately  $144,000 per annum, and the  debt will be retired in 25  years. This money will be  raised in the form of a charge  of $1.10 per taxable frontage  foot per year. This is an increase of approximately .50  cents per foot over the estimate in the original proposal.  Ms. Pressley told the Coast  News that the increase for  an average 60' lot would be  about $30 per year. A study of  the lands within the Service  V 3k%  ���: -��� -v- * :^^r^^&' - v  \\m*a  }____  Work Is continuing on the site of Gibsons marine pub  at the head of the wharf  Unit gives the total actual  foot-frontage as 55,756  feet, and the total taxable foot  frontage as 39,712 feet.  For single family dwellings,  the minimum taxable foot-  frontage is thirty-three feet,  and the maximum one hundred feet. The charges will be  included in property owners'  taxation notices. An assessment of 2 mils, which would  have added approximately  $12 to $15 to the average  home owner's property tu  was contained -ht the original  sewer proposal, but this, Ms.  Pressley said, would not now  be levied since the budget is  balanced.  Ms. Pressley estimates the  operating costs of the sewer  system to amount to approximately $38,000 per year.  These costs will be met by an  annual fee which will be levied  against all users in the specified area. The rate for single  detached family residences  will be $60 per year which  is a $15 increase over the  estimate in the original proposal. For multi-plex residential or apartment units, the  rate will be $54 per year  except in the case of Senior  Citizens' apartments which  will cost $33 per year. Mobile  home sites will cost $33 per  year, and the school rate will  be $33 per classroom. Each  hotel or motel unit will be  charged $33 or $42 in the case  of units with kitchens. Stores,  offices, service stations, light  industry operations, etc. will  be charged a user rate based  on lot frontage: $140 for frontage of up to 50 feet, $175  for frontages between 50 and  100 feet, and $245 for frontages of 100 feet and over.  The user rates for restaurants  will be calculated according to  formulae which take into  account the patron area and  whether or not the restaurants have dance or game  areas, An estimated operating  deficit of $4,000 per annum is  expected to be met by new  commercial developments in  Sechelt.  Expenses of $140,000 for  connections put in at the time  when the sewer was constructed from the property  lines to the sewer pipes cannot  be capitalized, and these will  be paid by connection fees.  About 460 connections are  expected. The fee will be  $350 where the diameter of  the owner's sewer does not  exceed 100 mm. and $400 for  sewers over 100 mm. in diameter but not over 150. For  sewers over 150 mm. in diameter,  the charge will  be  the actual cost of installing  the sewer connection, but no  connection will be permitted  if, in the opinion of the  Superintendent, the public  sewer is incapable of carrying  away wastes emanating from  the owner's premises. The  fee includes an inspection  fee, and no sewer shall be  covered or backfilled until  the Inspector has given written approval of the Installation. Any defects win have to  be corrected, and a charge  of $10 will be levie<U  additional inspection. Wo*  within the property of appll  cants for sewer connections  will be the responsibility  of the applicants. Sewer fees  paid on or before October  31st will be reduced 15% at  the time of payment which will  reduce the fee for a sewer  of up to 100 mm. diameter to  $297.50. All connections must  be completed within six  months after the plant becomes operational.  At the Gibsons Council  Bits and pieces  Federal N.D.P. candidate, Ray Skelly, was early on  the Job as he greeted day shift workers arriving for  work at Port Mellon.  Elphie students searched  A missing ring and wrist-  watch led to a Grade Nine  class in Elphinstone Secondary School being detained  and questioned for two  hours by the R.C.M.P.,  and finally searched last  Wednesday, April 4th.  The ring and wristwatch  were the property of Teresa  Goddard, a Grade Nine  student. When she reported  them missing the teacher  in charge, Mrs. H. Pelto,  questioned the class about  their whereabouts without  success. Vice-Principal Dave  Richardson also failed to elicit  information from the class  about the items and Constable  Turlock of the R.C.M.P. was  called to the school by principal Barry Boulton.  The students remained in  the Foods Room from  2.00 p.m, until 4.00p.m. when  initial questioning by the  policeman failed to produce  the missing items. The search  of the students may have  been made at a student  suggestion.  While it is reported that the  students appeared to regard  the incident as something of  an adventure, it would appear  to be in contravention of a  recently revised school board  policy which explicitly states  that no interview or interrogation of students by law enforcement officers should take  place without the parents  being consulted and, if possible,   present   during   the  interview.  Principal Barry Boulton  when interviewed by the  Coast News said that he  was not aware that the students had been searched until  advised later by his own  daughter who was a member  of the class.  The attorney for the B.C.  Teachers Federation expressed the opinion that the deten  tion and mass search was  highly improper. Sechelt  Teachers' Association  President, FDoris Fuller,  when asked for comment by  the Coast News declined to  comment but said that she had  asked the School Board to  look into the matter.  The missing ring and wrist-  watch were found next morning in a girls' washroom,  Pioneers pass on  "He was a landmark."  The words were spoken  recently by Gibsons alderman  Jack Marshall on hearing of  the recent death of Tom Fyles  of Hopkins Landing but his  words, could equally have  applied to two other veteran  pioneers of the Sunshine  Coast who passed away  recently. Harry Chaster of  Gower Point and Harry RoO  berts who gave his name to  Roberts Creek also  passed  away recently.  Besides Roberts Creek, the  three pioneers are commemorated on the map of British  Columbia by Chaster Creek  and a mountain near Bella  Coola is named after Tom  Fyles. From the early years of  this century and before  these three men lived active  lives in British Columbia and  we would echo Jack Marshall  in observing that three land-  marks have gone   A letter to Gibsons Council  from Agnes Labonte, acting  secretary of the Sunshine  Coast Committee of the B.C.  Council for the Family, asked  Council to issue a proclamation jointly with Sechelt  and the Regional district  declaring the month of May  Family Month. Council agreed. Mrs. Labonte's letter  announced that the committee  will publish a series of four  articles in May on the theme  children and the family.  Council will pay a $10 membership to Outdoor Unlittered,  a non-profit organization that  operated Pitch-In, a campaign  to remove litter from the outdoors, especially roadsides  and public grounds. Outdoors  Unlittered sends information  packages to schools and other  organizations. Council was informed by circular letter that  the taxpayer will be charged  1.430 mills for the operation  of the assessment authority  and .018 mill for the Municipal  Finance Authority. Council  has sent $75 to the Elphinstone band for their part in  the Golden Anniversary  ceremony when pioneers of  50 years residence in the  Village and district were  honoured.  Alderman Marshall reported the chlorination plant  to be at least half completed  and that No. 1 well was not  operating because of a breakdown in the pump. Council,  after some discussion of what  action to take to ensure that  no crisis develop if the pump  on No. 2 well should fail at  tlie same time, decided to  call for price quotations on a  spare pump, and immediately  purchase the spare as a precaution. "We need to look for  a site for a third well for the  Village," said Alderman Marshall, "especially in upper  Gibsons to keep ahead of  growing water requirements."  Alderman Trainor reported  that the portion of the airport  road which is on airport property is in very poor condition  and some means to grade and  maintain that section will  have to be found. "The con.  dition of the road is somewhat  critical," said Trainor,  "when the ambulance, fur  instance, had to get a baby in  an incubator to a waiting helicopters for an emergency  flight to Vancouver." Alderman Trainor pointed out some  inaccurate information in  a report in another paper IM  week on the possible funding  assistance for the marina  by the provincial government.  "We now have plans for a  marina that could in time provide about 440 berths," said  Trainor, "and we have a lot  more applications on hand  than the article quoted.  The committee will always  provide up-to-date information whenever anyone'  calls."  Alderman Fitchett said he  and Alderman Marshall,  and Works Foreman Ron  Webber were to meet Fire;  Chief Horner the next eve-:  ning, Wednesday. "You win  have the information on the  hydrants that weren't installed for that meeting,"  Alderman Marshall asked  Webber. "I should have it in  time for the meeting,"  Webber replied.  "We apologize for the pool  closure during the school  holiday week," said Alderman  Goddard. Many a dismayed  mother and disappointed  child have been heard on the  subject especially at a time  when outside activitiy has not  much in the way of programmes going. "It was most  unfortunate," said Goddard,  "that the pool water became  so cloudy, the lifeguards  could not see thc bottom and  felt this was a hazard. The  pool was drained and scrubbed during the spring break.''  Haydn Killam  storms out  Election notice  Residents of the Sunshine  Coaat are reminded that the  deadline for registration to  vote In the provincial election  to be held on May 4 b Wednesday, April 11. Being registered for municipal or  federal elections does not  qutomadcaUy qualify yon to  vote In the provincial elec-  Anyone In doubt about  whether or not they are registered should pay particular  attention to the advertisement  on Page Three of this newspaper. It win be noted that  the deadline of Wednesday of  this week makes registration  Imperative Immediately.  Hayden Killam, developer  and owner of Sechelt Building  Supplies Ltd., stormed out of  the Village Council meeting  last Tuesday when his request  for a zoning certificate to construct a commercial retail  structure at Cowrie and Inlet  Streets was referred to the  Planning Committee. Council  members felt that the request  was satisfactory insofar as  present bylaws are concerned,  but it was pointed  out that new bylaws are pending. Insisting on a reply now  and complaining that he could  not wait until the next meeting, Killam asserted that  the request complied with  everything. Hc wants thc vote  to be recorded. It was moved  by Larry MacDonald and seconded by Joyce Kolibas that  the request bc referred to the  Planning Committee. Mr.  Killam left thc meeting in a  rage.  | Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday |  _______________  m  ���Ml  ___m____  iBMHn Coast News, April 10,1979.  Mf fill  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1V0 or 886-7817  John Burnside ���  Editor  Sharon L. Berg  Production Manager  M.M.Joe ���  Office Manager  Advertising  Nirmal Sidhu -  Ian Corrance ���  Cynthia Christensen ���  Copysetting  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all 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 States and Foreign: $20.00 per year  Would someone tell us why?  If you have any doubts about whether  or not you are registered for the upcoming provincial election we would  again draw your attention to the advertisement on Page Three of this newspaper. The deadline for registration is  Wednesday of this week, hence the  urgency. By the time this paper appears  in your mailbox you will have just twenty-  four hours to check that you are registered to exercise your franchise and vote  for the government of this province.  This absurdly short time is an illustration in itself of the unseemly haste with  which this election was called. What we  would like to know is why. Why, with  almost two years to run on the life of  his government and with a  his government and with a commanding  majority in Victoria, did Premier Bill  Bennett call this election to coincide  with the federal election? What is the  crisis that compels him to go to the  voters? Why is an election called with  such haste that it may well be impossible  for many conscientious voters to ensure  that they can vote?  One is virtually forced to the conclusion  that only the bleakest type of electoral  opportunism has made the premier of  this province call this election. If there is  a Social Credit MLA, a Social Credit candidate, or a Social Credit supporter in the  land who can present a valid and convincing explanation why this election has  to be held at this time and at such short  notice we would welcome hearing from  them.  Lacking such an explanation from  somebody we will be forced to conclude  that Bennett is afraid of allowing the  people of his province a clear and deliberate choice and is hoping that the  simultaneous campaigns and the shortness of notice allowed will enable htm to  win the election whether he truly has  the support of the people or not.  Dear Mr. Trudeau  Then, of course, we have our other  peerless leader distinguishing himself  with public utterance that one cannot  without qualm report in a family newspaper. Just over ten years ago the suave  and sophisticated Mr. Trudeau was  kissing the girls with flowers in his  buttonhole and promising us a Just  Society. Today he is hurling epithets at  the unemployed and telling them to  get off their you-know-whats and look  for work.  It is true, Mr. Trudeau, that occasionally people who hold jobs have a difficult time getting up off their you-know-  whats to do then. We would submit  that you have had that trouble during  the ten years that you have held the top  job in this country. Ten years ago, just  after the triumph of Expo, you came  to the prime ministership of a country  which seemed to be on the verge of  finding itself. The great international  exposition of the previous year had given  Canadians more confidence in their  country than they had known before.  You seemed to the vast majority of  Canadians to be just exactly what was  needed to give this new confidence  direction and substance. You were  presented as the only man who could  understand the French Canadians and  so hold this country together.  Ten years later the confidence has dissipated, the economy is stagnant, and the  French Canadians are considering  separatism. Your government is timidly  asking for just over $2.00 for the export  of its natural has to the United States  while the Mexicans are getting over  $3.00 for theirs. Your government has  overseen the export of unprocessed  resources and, consequently, the export  of the jobs that could have been found in  their processing.  And that is why, Mr. Trudeau, those  demonstrators you so bad-temperedly  urged to get off their you-know-whats are  holding placards instead of jobs, You  promised a Just Society, Mr. Trudeay,  but you couldn't provide it. You switched  your party allegiance to take over the  leadership of the Liberal Party. You were  going to reform that aged octopus which  has overseen Canadian non-development  for most of the 20th Century but instead  today you are as arrogantly cynical and  as jaded as the party itself. Like it, you  have nothing left to offer us but your  hunger to retain power.  We have a suggestion, Mr. Trudeau.  Why don't you take your fat politician's  pension and your independent wealth and  go skiing or scuba-diving or night-  clubbing somewhere - permanently.  from the files of Coast News  % YEARS AGO  Mayor Larry Labonte informed members of council that construction is now  underway at the south end of Holland  Park on the new Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum.  St. Mary's Hospital now had a landing  pad for helicopters just behind the  hospital for emergency cases.  Gibsons mill rate for 1974 may be  29.96, the highest mill rate the municipality has ever faced.  10YEARS AGO  Guy Fisher, Gibsons taxi driver for  more than forty years, retired on April  I.Guy began driving cab locally back in  1928.  Members of Sechelt Municipal Council  are concerned about the Regional Board  hiring an assistant to the secretary-  treasurer at a salaryt of $625. Since the  Sechelt clerk Is paid $425 per month, the  council feels the Regional Board is  throwing money around.  15 YEARS AGO  Teachers at the B.C. Teachers' Convention fear that they will not be exempted from the Unemployment Insurance.  Because of the teacher shortage and the  unlikelihood of teacher unemployment,  delegates to the Convention see paying  unemployment Insurance as double  taxation.  Gibsons and Sechelt exchange subscribers vote 4-1 In favour of toll-free  calling between the two areas,  calling between the two areas.  20YEARSAGO  Sechelt Council turned down an appll  cation from the Sechelt Rod and Gun  Club for a crow shoot on the grounds that  crows were not a sufficient menace. -  A petition is being circulated to restrict  the free roaming of cattle around Gibsons  in the Soames Point, Gower Point and  Seaview Cemetry areas.  Coast News editorial: "Premier  Bennet's Indecent haste at striving  to be able next August to say the province  has no debt is doing so at someone  else's expense which takes the litter  off the Idea right at the outset. It is  apparent that Mr. Bennet has an election  In mind."  25 YEARS AGO  Sechelt  Children's  Choir,  trained   by  Harry Roberts of Davis Bay, came within  three points of the top award at the recent  Sechelt Music Festival.  Dan Cameron, a forty-two year resident of Pender Harbour, passed away  suddently on April 5 at the age of 69.  30YEARSAGO  Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent defends  labour's right to organize and states  unions contribute to community well-  being.  Howe Sound's School Board's new  salary schedule will give elementary  teachers a minimum salary of $2,000 and  a maximum of $3,000. The range for  secondary school teachers will be $2,500  to $3,500. Salaries reach their maximum  after seven years.  At about the time the Village of Gibson's Landing was being incorporated, fifty years ago, Helen McCall recorded this view from  Georgia Bluff. What is now Holland Park Is seen right of centre,  where Winn and Gower Pint Roads intersect, entirely covered by  a grove of high alders. Dougal Park, at extreme left, Is also heavily  treed. Prowse Road runs immediately before the long work shed  In the foreground. A road to Gower Point by shoreline route had been  only recently completed, giving access to the Bay and Headlands  areas. Long abandoned LePage Glue Factory, renovated into suites  by the Corlett family, stands on pilings at extreme right.. Photo  courtesy Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R.Peterson.  As the first shots were  fired in B.C.'s second election  campaign of this spring of  1979, Premier William Bennett of this province made one  of the most graceless and  offensive utterances I've yet  heard in any election campaign. On two separate occasions Bennett described himself as defending the province  against National Socialism.  For those of you who have  forgotten or may never have  known, the only party called  National Socialists in the history of government was that  headed by Adolf Hitler, generally known as the Nazi party.  If I may be permitted a brief  personal observation, the  movement that is democratic  socialism had its birth in the  coalfields of south western  Scotland where I was born. A  man called Keir Hardy was  the first great organizer of the  movement and from its inception it sought to redress injustice and change government by peaceful and persuasive means. Through the  eighty or ninety years of the  movement's life it has never  wavered anywhere in the  world from this commitment.  Here in Canada, in fact here  in Gibsons, it was born out of  philosophic discussion involving J.S.Woodsworth, who  was a minister of the church  here, and his friends Doctor  Fred Inglis and members  of the Finnish community.  The banner was carried in this  country by CJ. Coldwell and  Tommy Douglas. It was born  of a premise, as I understand  it, that human society would  be a better and a richer organization if the principles of  co-operation and equitable  distribution were followed as  opposed to exploitation and  greed.  In two world wars men and  women of the persuasion of  democratic socialism struggled and suffered in the opposition to tyranny, not least  of all against the National  Socialist party of Adolf Hitler.  When the Second World War  was over the British people  swept the British Labour  Party, the original democratic socialist movement, into  power ��� this after six years  of terrible suffering from  Nazi bombs and guns.  Let us remember that it was  a democratic socialist movement that brought universal  medical insurance to the  society of man, in Britain  after the war, and here in  Canada some fifteen years  later, under the administration of T.C.Douglas in Saskatchewan medical insurance  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  ��  George Matthews  ?|  came to North America for the  first time.  It is one thing to disagree  with the democratic socialist  movement, to feel that the  solutions it proposes for society's ills are the wrong solutions. It is quite another to  slander in this ignoble way a  movement which has consistently produced men and women of high ideals and dedication to the cause of just and  peaceful government.  If the only method whereby  the present provincial government in British Columbia can  cling to power is by appealing  to fear, ignorance and greed  then the quicker they get defeated at the polls the better.  If Bennett doesn't know the  philosophic differences between the German Nazi party  of Hitler and the N.D.P. party  in this country then he has  no business running anything  larger than a hot dog stand.  If, as is more likely, Bennett  does understand the difference, then by linking the  N.D.P. with Nazism he is  practising a corrupt and cynical brand of politics designed  to play on people's ignorance  and fears. It is a deep offense  and a slander against many  hundreds of thousands of  people alive and dead who  fought for democracy and voted socialist and 1 wouldn't  even buy a hot dog from the  man.  The elections coming up  should be keenly contested.  Each party and each candidate  should put their best foot forward. Each party and each  candidate seeks to persuade  the electorate that their ideas  of government are the ideas  we should follow. Abuse and  slander should have no part  in the process. Any party or  any candidate that does so  indulge deserves to be thoroughly rejected by the electorate. Such tactics are an insult  to the intelligence of voters  and an assault on the democratic process itself.  *********  1 think it appropriate to  pay tribute to Tommy Douglas  who retires from political  life this year. The fighting  bantam has been a credit to  his party and his country  throughout a long career.  Many people will have a favourite Douglas memory. For  me it came after the 1963  election.  Douglas had been named  the leader of the newly-constituted N.D.P. party after  seventeen years as the C.C.F.  premier of Saskatchewan. It  was generally agreed that in  that seventeen years he had  headed the most progressive  and the best provincial administration in Canada. When he  stepped down to run federally  in Regina the Liberals and  Conservatives teamed . up  against him and he went down  to defeat in the province he  had served for so long.  The C.B.C. ran interviews  with the party leaders and  Pearson and Diefenbaker said  the predictable. When Douglas came on he spoke with  immense and touching dignity. He thanked his party  workers and those who had  voted for him and closed by  quoting an old Scots ballad  called John Armstrong.  "Fight on, fight on my merry  men a 71 am hurt but I am not  slain./I will lay me down and  rest awhile/ And then I'll  rise and fight again."  It was simply and movingly  said. It had that undefinable  something we call class. We  never have too much of it in  public life and as little Tommy  moves on to well-earned re-  irement we would pay tribute  o a great Canadian.  It never rains but it pours.  For months now, thousands  of humble columnists all  across the country have been  subjected to a news drought.  Reporters have had to track  down stories like, "Boy saves  puppy from drowning,"  "Welfare mother of three  wins $50 in Moose raffle,"  or "Earthworm shortage  threatens disaster in Kamloops sports fishing industry."  Columnists have been obliged  to trot out old standards like  "The time I forgot my umbrella on the way to work..."  and "I think it's time I reviewed soap operas." In the  space of two short weeks all  that has changed; now there  are so many stories, our poor  scribblers don't know where to  begin.  Think of the fun a writer  could have with the Idi Amin  story. Nuclear disasters are  glowing with possibilities.  The federal election, the  provincial election, the British  election, are aching to be  analysed. Premier Bennett  needling the New Democratic  Party with the "National  Socialism" label desperately  The Gallows  There was a weasel lived in the sun  With all his family,  Till a keeper shot him with his gun  And hung him up on a tree,  Where he swings in the wind and rain,  In the sun and in the snow,  Without pleasure, without pain,  On the dead oak tree bough.  There was a crow who was no sleeper,  But a thiel and a murderer  Till a very late hour; and this keeper  Made him one ot the things that were,  To hang and flap in rain and wind  In the sun and In the snow.  There are no more sins to be sinned  On the dead oak tree bough.  There was a magpie, too,  Had a long tongue and a long tail;  He could both talk and do ���  But what did that avail?  He, too, flaps in the wind and rain  Alongside weasel and crow,  Without pleasure, without pain,  On the dead oak tree bough.  And many other beasts  And birds, skin, bone, and feather,  Have been taken from their feasts  And hung up there together.  To swing and have endless leisure  In the sun and in the snow,  Without pain, without pleasure,  On the dead oak tree bough.  by Edward Thomas  needs some thoughtful scrutiny. Ali Bhutto deserves a  few hundred well chosen  words.  As if these headliners  weren't enough we have the  Academy Awards (always  worth a column or two)  Margaret Trudeau's new  book, (Is it true she is so unpopular she was stoned in  Ottawa?) and the opening of  the baseball season.  What's a poor columnist  to do? He's got enough here  to last a whole year. On the  other hand, news being what  it is, these stories may be  passe' by next month. Probably the best course to  follow, given months of news  starvation, is to wolf it all  down at once and prepare  for the next famine. That  being the case, the greedy  writer will write about them  all, in one apocalyptic orgy  of journalistic overindulgence,  gence.  Ladies and Gentleman, in  the category Best Perfor-,  mancc Borrowed From  Another Person, the nominees  are: Bill Bennett, for being  stingy and overtaxing in his  first two years and giving it  all back before he called  the election, and, Warren  Almond, for, "To the best of  my recollection I don't remember but whatever the  R.C.M.P.broke into, nobody  ever told me."  Best Supporting Actress ���  the nominees are: Margaret  Trudeau, for supporting  herself: Margaret Thatcher,  for supporting the British  Conservative Party and  Margaret Windsor, for supporting young gentlemen.  Best Supporting Actor:  Joe Clark for his almost  successful attempt to not  support Vic Stevens; Colonel  Khadaffi for supporting Idi  Amin, and the entire Gibsons  Council for being real athletic  supporters in their energetic  approach to the Brothers  Park playing fields.  Best Performance by a  Politician on Foreign Soil;  Pierre Trudeau for his visit  to Western Canada; Joe Clark  for his visit to Quebec and Pat  McGeer for his visit to China  where the language barrier  prevents the Chinese press  from reporting any dumb  statements he might make.  Best Performance by an  Actor in the Face of Disaster:  Idi Amin for his performance  in besieged Kampala when he  warned the invading armies of  Tanzania and the Uganda  Liberation Front that he had  them surrounded; Bill Bennett  for his performance in accusing the N.D.P. of selling out  the resources of the province;  Please him to page nine NEWS ITEM:George Weston Ltd. and  tne Thomson family companies  bid to take over the  Hudson Bay Co.  The Cookie Monster  \  says: "It's hard not to think of the Bay."  Coast News, April 10,1979.  Letters to the Editor *<  Mu9���um needs  Editor:  The Museum of Northern  British Columbia, in Prince  Rupert, is currendy in the process of re-organizing exhibits  within the museum building.  Part of this re-organization  involves the creation of a new  display area centered around  the Grand Trunk Pacific and  Canadian National Railroads.  Prince Rupert, as the Pacific  terminus for the G.T.P.,  from 1914 to 1921, and the  C.N.R., after 1921, owes a  significant part of its development to these companies.  With this in mind, we are  attempting to obtain items  that will  help to illustrate  the historical importance of  these railroads. In particular,  we are searching for articles  such as tools, switching and  signal lamps, office equipment and furniture, old tickets, promotional posters and  pamphlets, telegraph equipment, clothing from this early  period (including hats, coats,  shirts, pants, boots), photographs or any other items that  could be used in preparing  displays.  M.J.Patterson, Curator  Museum of Northern B.C.  Box 669 Prince Rupert B.C.  Phone:624-3207  Gratifying  Editor:  When a large number of  residents of the Sunshine  Coast confronted B.C.Hydro  in the Community Hall at  Madeira Park over the 'Battle  of the Bulge' on Saturday  March 31st, it was gratifying  to see the whole community  blending their talents to  present a strong, unified 'NO'  to the proposed Cheekeye-  Dunsmuir 500 double Kilovolt  transmission line.  Vivian Cowell  Iris Griffith  Evans Hermon  Solveigh Harrison  Sylvia Woodworth  Ratepayers defend Pender dump  Harrison   fights   closure   of  Pender Damp.  When is a referendum not  a referendum? "When the Regional Board tries to prearrange the result by giving  the voters no choice," says  Joe Harrison. "That's what  they have in mind by closing  the Pender Dump."  Harrison is referring to the  upcoming compulsory garbage collection referendum  imposed by the Regional  Board at its last meeting.  The Regional Board will be  pressing for closure of the  Pender Harbour Dump at  its meeting on April 19th.  The recommendation reads,  "That the Gibsons, Halfmoon  Bay and Pender Harbour  waste disposal sites be closed  and fenced off, that containers  be placed at the three sites  and at other strategic locations  in each community to assess  their use. The Board is  also recommending setting a  charge at the sites for commercial and industrial wastes  and for domestic wastes  over two bags.  "Outrageous" says Director Joe Harrison and we are  sure many Peninsula residents  will agree with him. Harrison  sees no difficulty with the  present set-up. "The proposed changes will cost us  more, be very inconvenient  and will prove unworkable."  adds Harrison.  To begin with the present  Pender site is perfectly good  and with Pender's small  volume of 4.5 tons per week,  it will last for many years.  An on-site inspection by  Harrison and knowledgeable  ratepayers indicates plenty  of fill and alternate disposal  areas free of ground water.  Present arrangements in  Pender Harbour include a  private pick-up service rup  by Danny Leech's Pender Harbour Disposal Service.  He is well known for his  personal service to his customers particularly the elderly  for whom he provides service  to the door. Well known  resident Gordon Liddle says,  "We are well satisfied with  our present service and we  don't want any change  unless we are assured of  something better at reasonable cost. The Press reports indicated Director  Harrison was opposed to a  Referendum. Closing the  dump first casts a different  light on it."  We agree with Mr. Liddle.  A referendum on garbage  collection service after closing  the Pender Dump site would  leave no real choice to the  Pender residents since  (a) Leech would probably  be out of business and (b)  residents would have to pay  for trucking waste to Sechelt  or take it themselves.  This point was not lost on  some Direcotrs who are  anxious to have Area A  included in garbage collection  to share increasing costs in  Sechelt and points South.  Area A assessment of 17  million at just under one fifth  of the tax base is an attractive plum and it is no secret  that some Directors want  Area A to share their costs  even if it inconveniences  Pender residents. Local  marine operator, Peter  Benjafield, puts it this way.  "Marinas need service two  or three times weekly in the  summer and practically not  at all in the winter. Summer  residents and weekenders  don't want to leave garbage  for mid-week collection.  We have a perfectly good  service. Let's leave it that  way."  "We don't mind paying  our share,"says Harrison,  "and  with   one  millraising  Sl 7,000 dollars in Pender  Harbour, we are more than  paying the costs of our site.  If there is any cost problem  at all, it's because they  truck an operator and cat up  here from Sechelt every week  instead of using local men  and equipment." Adds  Harrison "If they think  costs are high now, wait till  they pay for 50 mile round  trips to Sechelt and extra  charges for commercial and  industrial wastes. Have you  ever tried to put an old  fridge in a container?"  The Regional Board has  just received a bill for $11,000  for a study of incineration.  Technical inaccuracies in  the report led the Board to  abandon incineration as  economically unfeasible.  The previous Dayton & Knight  report indicated that trucking  wastes to a central site  near Sechelt would escalate  costs from $4.50 per ton to  well over $20.00 - a fivefold  increase. Director Lee correctly points out that escalating energy costs for petroleum fuels make trucking on  50 mile or more round trips  uneconomic.  Lockstead from  The report of the Select  Standing Committee on Agriculture has come under heavy  criticism from N.D.P. members on the Committee and  from the press.  After spending $3 million  of the taxpayers' money the  Committee has presented the  Legislature with simply a  Social Credit party statement.  The N.D.P. members of  the Committee did not have a  chance to see the final report  nor did they vote on it. These  democratic niceties aside,  every person who cares about  future supplies of food for  B.C. has just cause for anxiety over the report.  The recommendations of  the Social Credit members  would effectively dismantle  the Agricultural Land Reserve. Although the report  gives praise to the concept of  agricultural land preservation  it recommends that agricultural land must come under  a land use policy which accommodates other sectors of  the economy.  In the Committee's own  words, "...non-agricultural  land uses should be provided  on agricultural lands where  practical alternatives are not  available..." In plain English,  if we need a parking lot and  the only land cheap enough to  provide for it is agricultural  land, then the land should be  paved.  The recommended terms of  exclusion for the ALR are so  broad that essentially anything that pays better than  farming could qualify. A factory or a shopping centre both  provide more jobs than  farming, therefore land should  be used for them. Using this  rationale most of the Fraser  Valley and the Okanagan  Valley would cease agricultural production.  It was with this threat in  mind that the N.D.P. introduced the Agricultural Land  Reserve. While in Opposition, Social Credit members  fought the idea tooth and  nail, but soon learned the  idea was popular with the  people and came to pay lip  The ratepayers suggest  that bi-monthly pick-ups  with compulsory sorting will  generate the least amount  of waste. Experience in  other areas of the province has  shown that domestic separation of glass, metal and  burnables, allows easy transfer to re-cycling where economically feasible. It also  encourages home composting  and discouragement of the  throw-away consumer mentality.  Further, the use of several  small decentralized land  fill sites although not without  difficulty are best for all  concerned. Lastly, we feel  that the Regional Board  should not be seeking to  generate more waste by  extending garbage collection  to areas that do not request  the service. Referendums  designed to eliminate any  real choice by the.voters da  not improve the Regional  Board's credibility. The pre-1  sent philosophy seems to be  to generate as much garbage  as possible so we can justify  the most exotic solution,"  says Harrison.  Victoria  service to the Reserve. Now  in government, they have  used the Committee to under-  mind the Reserve and to assist  developers.  The N.D.P.'s position on  agricultural land remains the  same as in 1973. Agricultural  land cannot be compared with  other types of land. In producing that most basic commodity, food, its value goes  beyond short term dollars.  It is our assurance against  shortage or dependence  on   foreign   supplies.  The Socred Standing Committee on Agriculture has produced a report that mortgages our future to developers. It cost the people of B.C.  more than $40 a word, some  $3 million in total. It is a  political scandal ��� nothing  less.  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE  Sales and Service  ���All Warranty Service  ���We Take Trade-ins  ���Will Not Be Undersold on the Peninsula  886-9959  Pratt Road, Gibsons  TOP OF THE LINE BRANDS  Editor:  The Revelstoke Secondary  School is hosting a 75th  Anniversary High School Reunion on June 29th, 30th and  July 1st, 1979.  Trying t-> track down students over a 75 year period  is an enormous job and we  ask your assistance by publishing this letter in your  "Letters to Editor" column.  Revelstoke Secondary  School, Bag 5100,  Revelstoke, B.C., VOE2SO  Thank you for your assistance in printing this letter.  Ann Merritt (nee Lundell),  Publicity Chairman  Neal Henderson, Principal  PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS ACT  NOTICE TO PROVINCIAL VOTERS  Electoral District of  MACKENZIE  A Provincial General Election Will Be Held on  THURSDAY        the 10th        day of MAY. 1979.  (Day.) (Date.) (Month.) (Year.)  VOTERS LIST CLOSES ON Wednesday the nth dayof   april.1979.  (Day.) (Date.) (Month.)  In order to vote in the forthcoming election, your application for registration  as a Provincial voter, made in accordance with the provisions of the Provincial  Elections Act, MUST BE ON FILE with the Registrar of Voters on or before  CLOSING DAY.  If you have received, within the last month, a postcard from the Registrar,  of Voters notifying you/that you are registered as a Provincial voter, or if you  have recently registered, you need not apply again.  NOTE.���Being listed on municipal, civic, school, or Federal voters lists  DOES NOT ENTITLE YOU TO VOTE in Provincial Elections.  Qualifications for registration are:  (1) Nineteen years of age before polling day.  (2) Canadian citizen or British subject.  (3) Resident of Canada for past 12 months.  (4) Resident of British Columbia for past six months.  Eligible persons who believe themselves to be unregistered may apply for  registration at any of the centres listed below, up to and including closing day.  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POWELL RIVER, B.C.  (City.)  Telephone    4854831, POWELL RIVER Sweat a Hard Cargo     Part VI  There was no shortage of  colourful characters working  the docks in this period and  many were nicknamed for one  trait or another ��� Horsethief  Ford, The Knife-Carver,  Nannygoat, Flarfoot Coote,  Tango Dan, Moose Johnson,  Coalheaver Smith, Coffee  An' Joe ��� the list is endless.  One of the most frequently-  mentioned is Bobby Ray who  was dubbed The Terrible Turk  because of his hairtrigger  temper. The Turk liked to play  thc ponies but was a notoriously poor loser. Once, at the  hiring-hall, word came to him  that a longshot he'd failed to  bet had come in first and paid  off handsomely. "Some sonofabitch is crazy and its me I"  he shouted and struck  himself on the forehead so  energetically, he was knocked  unconscious. There was Old  Bill, the waterboy, a burned  out docker reduced to running  errands for the gangs and  Wimpy who, whenever it  rained, would simply down  tools and go home. Considering the moist character  of much B.C. weather, he  must have missed a lot of  days. Among the brass, there  were the One-Eyed Gunner,  another ex-Army major and  Frozenface McDermott, a  notably miserable supervisor.  Then there were the numerous  skidroad characters such as  Seagull Patsy, the bagpicker,  who simply hung about the  dockside area.  Some men were distinguished  by their infirmities. One  such was Shorty Leonard, a  fiercely-proud cripple who  could sometimes barely drag  himself to sork but would  curtly refuse any offers of  help. Despite his bad legs, he  managed to pull his weight  in the hold. Joe Stoutenberg  recalls that he once took after  a man with a baling-hook  over some real or imagined  insult. Another man who prevailed over disability was  Charlie Chatters who had lost  his right hand in some forgotten accident and carried a  permanent hook. Alec Wills  remembers him struggling  up ladders to board ships  in-ballast that were riding  too high in the water to use the  gangplanks, trying to manipulate both his shovel and his  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  lunch and somehow succeeding. It is a tribute to the courage of such men that they  chose to compete with the  able-bodied dockers rather  than take charity. Both  Stoutenberg and Wills worked  next to Chatters through many  long shifts on the grain and  both recall the persistent  click of his hook on the shovel  It became, as Alec says, "a  sort of Chinese water-torture  after awhile."  With the onset of tht  Depression, things grew it  possible, even worse and a  new militancy began to emerge ' among the longshoremen. The company union  underwent a gradual transformation. The sycophants  were ousted and replaced by  men of conscience, totally  dedicated to reform. The exploitation and oppression of  the dockworkers ��� indeed,  of all workers ��� must somehow be brought to an end. In  1934 the longshoremen united  with the seamen and other  maritime workers under a  common banner ��� the Longshoremen and Water Transport Workers of Canada.  By the spring of 1935, every  port on the coast had been  organized and was either  affiliated to the LWTWC or  closely allied. The Seafarer's  Industrial Union became  linked with the new organization and several minor strikes  were successfully fought  and won. The Federation  was by no means unaware of  these developments and was  busily setting its repressive  gears in motion. Another  head-on collision was imminent.  The events that triggered  the waterfront's longest and  most vicious labour-dispute  began on May 17 at the  pulpmill town of Powell River  A union had been newly-  formed among the dock-  workers there and had taken  its demands for recognition  and wage-increases to the  Company officials. These  enlightened gentlemen had  replied in typical fashion by  locking-out the union-members and putting mill-hands to  scabwork the ships. The union  set up picket-lines in protest.  Their demonstrations were  ignored for a couple of weeks.  Then, in reponse to Company  complaints, the lines were  attacked by a contingent of  provincial police. In the ensuing fracas, the pickets  were dispersed and two strikers suffered injury. As  a direct result of this shabby  incident, longshoremen at  Vancouver and other ports,  labelled the Powell River  paper 'hot cargo' and refused  to unload it. The Shipping  Federation, an old hand at  dirty-dealing and doubtless  glad of this provocation to  whip the unionists back into  line, pulled essentially the  same tactics it had employed  twelve years earlier, locking-  out the sympathy-strikers  en-masse and ordering its  office-employees to unload  the ships. Again the docks  were guarded by armed goons  but this time they wore  police uniforms. Use of police  in this manner was a common  Depression practice, fully  sanctioned by Vancouver's  reactionary mayor, the redoubtable Gerry McGeer.  The bulk of the strikebreakers were quartered at  the Ballentyne Pier along with  a force of mounted police to  protect them and prevent  picketing. For the first couple  of weeks, there were only  scattered incidents of no  great moment. But the licked-  out dockers were growing  angrier by the day. On June  17, Ivan Emery, president of  the Longshoremen and  Transport Workers made the  following statement: "The  right to send a delegation to  thc dock is denied to the  union. In the War, many of us  faced the guns of the German  army. Now we are faced with  a squad of Mounties with  machine-guns behind them. 1  believe there are enough  returned men among us willing to listen to the rattle of  machine-gun fire again!"  There were indeed a good  number - at least a thousand  of them. Very likely, their  ranks included more than a  few who had marched on the  Longshoreman's    Hall    and  Lamb's Navy Rum.  When you mix it,  you don't lose it.  Lamb's full distinctive  flavour comes smoothly  through your mixer.  In fact. Lamb's unique  quality has made it known  round the world for more  , than 100 years.  0^  A  Labour Temple in the troubles  of 1918. They marched to  a different drummer now than  misdirected patriotism.  Perhaps the irony of it may  have occurred to one or two  of them as, on June 18, they  formed into rough ranks and  headed for Ballentyne Pier.  At their head was one of their  most popular members  Mickey O'Rourke who had  distinguised himself for bravery in the War and held a  Victoria Cross.This was a very  different sort of war he led  them into now. There was  some excited talk but for the  most part, the men moved  along their certain collision-  course in grim silence. They  reached the Alexander Street -  Heatley Avenue approaches  where they were met by a  solid phalanx of police armed  with tear-gas, clubs and  cocked guns. Vancouver  Police Chief W. W. Foster  ordered the strikers to disperse. The order was ignored.  Having come this far, the men  were determined that theit  case should be heard. Foster  didn't waste time arguing but  ordered the tear-gas fired.  Then he set his cossacks on  the coughing, half-blinded  crowd.  It was an exercise in brutality unparallelled on the waterfront before or since, today,  they would have been said  to have 'over-reacted' but that  is far too-polite a term to  describe the sadistic behavior  of the horsemen. They galloped through the crumbling  ranks of the longshoremen,  swinging their clubs with  ruthless efficiency. Some fell  bleeding from bone-cracking  blows; the rest broke and ran  for whatever refuge they could  find, hotly pursued by the  relentless cavalry of the Establishment. It was a total rout  through the streets and back-  lanes of the east-end. The  police rode right to the steps  of many old houses in the  neighbourhood, in total disregard for the women and  children gathered there.  They did not have it entirely  their own way. There was  considerable rearguard action  among the rundown wooden  buildings and rocks and bottles whistled through the air,  sometimes finding a uniformed target. The right-wing  Province newspaper reported  the tenements to be crowded  with spectators who howled  with glee when a policeman  was hit and while this statement contained a large element of truth, it was intended  to sustain the impression that  the police were quelling a  'communist-inspired' disorder. It was the common  justification for police barbarism during the Depression.  Such pap was scant excuse for  the events of that day, called  "the bloodiest in waterfront  history." Having succeeded in  injuring at least twenty-eight  people, including a bystander  who was hit in the leg by a  sawed-off shotgun blast from  a prowl-car, the police descended on the Longshoremen's Hall where a first-aid  post had been set up by the  Women's Auxiliary. They  smashed the windows and  hurled tear-gas bombs inside  in a culminative act of pointless cruelty. Twenty-four  people were arrested in the  aftermath of the riot. At  least one of these, Harold  Maides, charged with assaulting an officer, was beaten  Cellist Anthony Elliott was the guest artist at the  first of the Countryside Concerts held last weekend.  First concert  in series  By Allan J. Crane  An audience of 57 adults  and nine children were delighted with the first concert  in the Countryside Concert  series given by Anthony  Elliott, 'cello, and Susan Elek,  piano in the lunch room at  Elphinstone Secondary School  this Sunday, April 8 at 2 p.m.  The programme commenced  with three movements from  Bach's Suite in D minor for  unaccompanied 'cello. Mr.  Elliott was playing a 'cello  made by David Tecchler in  1703 which formerly belonged  to the Duke of Edinburgh,  and its rich, warm tone was  heard to good effect in this  music. The second item on  the programme was Beethoven's A Major Sonata for  'cello and piano, Opus 69,  and the programme concluded  with Brahms' Sonata for  'cello and piano, Opus 38.  Mr. ElKott gave a brief introduction to each item before  its performance, and this was  an additional treat for the audience. In introducing the  Bach Suite, Mr. Elliott  paid tribute to the late, great  'cellist Pablo Casals who did  so much to introduce Bach's  'cello music to the public  fifty years ago. It was, he said,  a great honour to be able  to play music of the three  great "B's" on one programme.  Mr. Elliott quoted from contemporary critics who termed  Beethoven's music, "crass,  hideous, discordant and unin-  tellible." Brahms was termed  "the biggest bluffer of the  century" by Hugo Wolf,  composer of many songs,  while another critic said that  Brahms seems to have to force  music out of his brain as if by  hydraulic pressure." History  has repudiated the critics,  and a hundred or so years  later Brahms'music is univer-  savagely in the cells. "Vancouver will no longer tolerate  communist-agitators who incite to riot and the port will  remain open for trade!"  trumpetted the labour-hating  Gerry McGeer in a later  press-statement.  sally known while Hugo Wolf  is known only to specialists.  The performances were  most pleasing. A fine balance  between the instruments was  obtained except for a short  passage in the finale of the  Brahms'piece where the piano  rather overpowered the 'cello.  There was good empathy  between the two musicians in  the performances of the Beethoven and Brahms sonatas,  and the playing was sensitive  and musicianly.  The lunch room at Elphinstone is unsuitable for musical  performances although it is  preferable to gymnasia.  Acoustically it is totally lifeless, and it is certainly to  be deplored that there does  not exist in Gibsons, or anywhere else on the Sunshine  Coast for that matter, a  suitable place for performances such as this series  of concerts.  Community  TV   By Kelly Henry  The addition of a video  studio to the school will bring  some welcomed changes.  Video tapes may be used in  the classes as teacher aides.  Within two or three years,  classes might be able to make  their own video tapes as  class projects.  The Log Construction class  plans to create programmes  on the building of notches.  From this, students can see  where they're making mistakes, and correct them  quickiy. English classes might  perform plays for the cameras.  Eventually, some  tapes on conversation could  'be made to teach others.'  The auto mechanics class are  presently preparing a programme on the pros and cons of  nuclear power.This will be  presented at the forum on  Community T.V., which will  be held on April 21 and 22.  School uses of the video  equipment will not come  about for at least another year,  but the Communications 11  class has made a start in  showing what can be done.  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IT'S ALSO ELIGIBLE  FOR THE  APRIL 29 DRAW  last 6 digits win $10,000  last 5 digits win $1,000  last A digits win $100  last 3 digits win $25  !0$P-  Western Canada Lotteiy Foundation  in the event of discrepancy between this lljt  and the official winning numbers list, the latter shall prevail  T��*M��T��T��H����MM  Elliiighum n  -m.     istrolou  <���������**��*����'  By Rat E  Week commencing! April 9.  General Noteai The Full Moon  in Libra conjoins Pluto, planet  of upheavals, endings and  fresh starts. Because Libra  'rules marriages, partnerships  and dealings with others,  we may feel the* need to reassess and change our closest  relationships. It's time to  smile goodbye to restricting  persons and seek out more  meaningful associations.  Meanwhile, Mars, planet  of action, enters fiery, selfish  Aries bringing courage and  daring to new ventures. Many  of us will look back on April as  the month of change and developments.  Next weekend, Venus aspects both Uranus and Neptune, setting the scene for  strange, romantic encounters.  ARIES (March 21-Aprtl 19)  It's you especially, Aries,  who should consider the notes  mentioned above. Those close  to you are anxious to discuss  marriage or partnership situations. Intense emotional  issues have to be worked out.  Mars in your sign triggers  new, two-year action cycle.  Guard against rashness, selfishness during the next six  weeks. Those born around  March 25th have excess  energy.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Accent is on employment  and health upheavals. Prepare for emotional eruptions  where you perform daily  tasks. Temptation is to down  tools, walk off jobsite, seek  fresh position. Medical matter  hints of updated diagnoses  and modified treatment.  New doctor gets to root of  problem.  GEMINI (May 21-June21)  Social gathering is scene of  emotional outburst. Love affair or attachment now takes  dramatic turn. Love me or  leave me attitude provokes  final confrontation. Looks like  you should be seeking pleasure and amusement elsewhere. Those with children  should expect tantrums.  Gamblers, speculators make  gains. Buy lottery ticket on the  12th.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Accent is on domestic upheaval. Conditions where you  live ate subject to uncontrollable forces. Family member  may list present frustrations.  There'll be talk of packing  bags, changing residence.  Final outcome will be for the  better. Meanwhile, real estate  or land deal uncovers hidden  fact. Those born around July  14th should avoid emotional  issues until next week.  LEO(July23.Aug.22)  Emotional outbursts now  reflect your mental state.  Intense feelings are affecting  your behaviour, so postpone  major decisions till next week.  Short-distance communications will find you jumpy,  edgy. Postpone social visits.  Wait for more stable conditions before answering correspondence. Don't explode on  the phone. Avoid brothers,  sisters and neighbours.  VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Accent is on passing financial calamity. Money is the  root of this week's evil. You  must control your feelings  during lengthy cash transaction. Have patience with bank  teller or loan shark. Accept  that your budgeting or accoun  ting system needs scrapping.  Prepare to relinquish a treasure  or prized  possession.  Buy only the essentials.  LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)  Full Moon with Pluto in  your sign points to dramatic  changes in personal appearance, habits, mannerisms,  how you face the world.  Desire to create fresh image  is strong. Others find you  moody, secretive, revengeful,  determined. Expect a very  emotional week. Those born  October 12th ��� 15th experience greatest transformation.  SCORPIO      (Oct.24-Nov.22)  Focus is on dark secrets,  lingering problems, people  in hiding. Stay away from dishonest schemes, corruption  or criminal groups. Tendency  is' to walk unknowingly  into trouble. You were  warned, A personal private  matter is exposed and needs  lasting solution. Meanwhile,  a lonely woman confined to  home or hospital would appreciate a visit.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23  ���Dec. 21)  Emotional upheavals with  friends or acquaintances cpuld  place long-range plans  in chaos. Advice is to postpone  decisions until after the Full  Moon. Meanwhile, anyone  affiliated with local clubs or  groups may experience disorderly meetings or debates.  Perhaps it's time you quit  present association and joined  a more stable endeavour.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.l9)  Career, position, local reputation is subject to bitter  attack. Preserving cool image  will require self control.  Chances are you'll blow your  stack and scatter envious  opposition. Looks like a spiteful woman is behind the conspiracy. Avoid bosses, superiors presently wallowing in  bad moods. Asking for that  promotion or raise is certain  death.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  You're, in the mood to  scream out your beliefs, philosophy and deepest personal  convictions. As usual, dictating ideas and opinions  becomes a bore. Table thumping forces friends away. True  wisdom is knowing when to  shut up. Meanwhile, long-distance communications reveal  drastic changes. Students'  studies face, emotional disruptions.  PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20)  Spotlight is on other  people's money and possessions. Disagreement over  shared expense reveals  shady financial operation.  Emotional scene may follow  loved one's misuse of cash  or equipment. Despite emba-  rassment, demand to see record of recent transactions.  Tax, insurance, alimony matters expose further surprises.  Concert  dates  The dates for the forthcoming Countryside Concerts  series by the Powell River  Boya' Choir and Hortulanl  Mutlcae were reversed in  the advertisement which  appeared in last week's  Coast News. Hortulanl  MuiIcm are scheduled to play  here on June 3, and the series  will conclude with the Powell  River Boya' Choir on Sunday,  June 17.  FRESH DAILY  PRAWNS  and SHRIMP  f7v. five spot  at GIBSONS WHARF  4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Sea Conditions Permitting  *___%____  lt_mmm___m. Book review  Beowulf revisited  By John Mo  John Gardner's Grendel,  as novels go, is an unlikely  candidate for the big leagues.  Literary takeoffs and in-jokes,  which is what Grendel, to a  large extent, is, seldom  transcend their own momentarily entertaining peculiarity.  1 have no doubt that Grendel  will join other such works in  the obscurity which most of  them deserve, in spite of  Gardner's growing stature as  an American novelist, but before it does I'd like to get my  two-bits worth in.  Gardner has fashioned the  protagonist of this unusual  little story from the villain of  the Anglo-Saxon poem  Beowulf which, though it  concerns much older events  when the Teutonic tribes were  still confined to the European  continent, is commonly regarded as the first work of  "English" literature. The  Beowulf story is ancient and  archetypal. Hrothgar, King of  the Scyldings, or Spear-  Danes, builds a great hall in  which to entertain his warriors  and generally show off his  wealth and power, but before  long a shadow comes upon  the hall in the form of Grendel, the fen-stalker, the night-  walker, the moor-wanderer,  the grim spirit, the Werewolf,  The Thing That Goes Bump  In The Night. Manlike but  monstrous, Grendel repeatedly breaks into the hall  at night and tears sleeping  warriors to pieces, bolting  the bits like so many canapes,  The poet who composed the  Beowulf poem was apparently  an early convert to Christianity, for he characterizes Grendel as a "son of Cain", a  member of the mythical pre-  Flood race eternally cursed by  their descent from the world's  first murderer. Grendel never  really emerges as a character  in the old poem; he remains a  kind of natural force, the  incarnation of'the traditional  Norse view of the environment as essentially hostile and  the personification of the dark  bestiality from which Hrothgar and his people are struggling to emerge. In due time,  Beowulf, a warrior of the  Geats, turns up with his  friends and, after an  exchange of courtesies,  geneologies, boasts and  insults, settles down to tangle  with the monster. Since Grendel is charmed against  swords, Beowulf uses his  vaunted strength to tear off  his arm. Following the blood  spoor to the creature's lair,  a subterranean grotto, he finishes the job, killing Grendel's  foul mother and a few fire-  snakes for good measure. He  retires to become King of the  Geats and to die in old age,  sword in hand, like a good  warrior, killing a dragon who  has taken up residence in his  kingdom.  Gardner's Grendel is everything he has always been;  bloodthirsty, cruel and rapacious, but he is much more;  he is the embodiment of the  soul-deadening nihilism in  which a skeptical materialist  view of the universe ultimately  finds itself mired. He sees  the universe as a kind of blind,  brutal and purposeless part in  it. for Hrothgar and his  people, whose attempts to  rise out of primeval darkness  are a reproach to the faint  strain of humanity in him. He  delights in their relapses into  barbarity, their treachery,  their greed, their periodic  surrender to bloodlust and  love of gratuitous destruction.  Whenever they seem to be  overcoming their own worse  nature he descends upon them  to teach them an object  lesson. He is able to ridicule  everything about them; their  gods, (he even masquerades  as one of the gods with hilarious results), their nonsense  about heroism and glory, (he  deflates one "hero" by pelting him with apples), everything, that is, except the sad  beauty of the young queen  married to the aging Hrothgar  for political purposes and the  poetry sung by the one he  calls "the Shaper". The  Shaper's songs torment him  by seeming to bring order,  meaning and beauty to the  struggles of these despicable  little hypocrites.  Wandering through the  gloomy northern landscape  that is such an integral part  of the original myth, Grendel  is driven to seek advice from  a cantankerous dragon who  bores him with philosophical  doubletalk and confirms his  nihilistic view of the universe.  The dragon is practically immortal and claims to see not  only the whole of the past  and present, but the whole of  the future as well. "Illusion",  he says of the Shaper's songs;  the universe is nothing but an  infinite succession of irrevocable predetermined accidents  with no meaning and no purpose. Even his own case; he  points out that though he is a  unique creature and the last of  his kind, it is his destiny to be  slain pointlessly by an insignificant man. (Foreshadowing  Beowulf's fatal encounter with  the dragon.)  Gardner's portrait of Beowulf is also remarkable. In  the old myth Beowulf is a  swaggering, completely fear  less, immensely strong stereotype of old Norse warrior  virtues. In Gardner's portrayal  his brute strength is a secondary, almost irrelevant characteristic. His real strength lies  in a kind of moral and philosophic toughness; an ability to  look reality square in the face  without flinching. He is detached, faintly amused, and  utterly ruthless. (Rather like  Clint Eastwood in Saxon  drag.) In their monumental  wrestling match in the dark,  he conquers Grendel not so  much by physical force as  by simply whispering the.  truth, relentlessly, in Grendel's unwilling ear ��� to the  effect that, yes, the universe is  merely a "Meaningless swirl  in the stream of time, a temporary gathering of bits, a  few random specks....Complexities: green dust, purple  dust, gold. Additional refinements: sensitive dust, copulating dust..."but it is the task  of mankind, guided by its visionaries, its illusionists, like  the Shaper, to give meaning to  the meaninglessness, to transform the illusions into realities. Grendel staggers away,  mortally wounded and obsolete, clutching at his old  beliefs to the end. The animals  of the forest gather to watch  him die, "Poor Grendel's  had an accident," he says  ironically, "So may you all."  Gardner makes no attempt  to make Grendel a "historical novel". It is no more  "historical" than the original  myth and is really an attempt  to modernize the myth.  The consciousness of his  characters is sometimes  absurdly and awkwardly modern, but the book is basically  unpretentious. It was never  intended to be a great novel,  and that enables it to succeed  in being a witty and entertaining variation on an ancient  theme; so much so that when  my much-loaned copy vanished into the oblivion that  awaits borrowed books, I  went out and bought another  at $1.95, from Ballantyne  Books. All for now...  Coast News, April 10,1979.  5.  Sechelt Tax Service  Your Local Tax Man  on Cowrie Street in Sechelt  9:30 to 5:30  Tuesday to Saturday  Tax Preparation From $9.00  Jerry Dixon admires his handiwork as Brett Varcoe sacrifices his beard to enter  the Sea Cavalcade Beard Growing Contest. Registrations for entrants are still  being accepted at Richard's Menswear store In Sunnycrest Mall.  Sechelt Garden Club  By Jack MacLeod  One of the reports at the  SEchelt Garden Club meeting  April 4, was that of Show  Manager Jack MacDonald,  who reported a record crowd  at the Spring Flower Show  March 31, and a most successful plant sale. Club members  and the visitors enjoyed the  vivid display of flowering  plants and cut flowers.  The club strives to show  specimens of the highest  quality and to introduce  some new varieties. For  example some new species of  camellia evoked special  interest.  In the summer, club members visit on a planned basis,  other members' gardens, and  one that is always of special  interest is the colourful show  of dahlias at the home of Alec  Ellis. With all the 'oohs' and  'ahs' and writing down of  variety names, the question  heard so often is "How does  he do it?" So Alec was invited to tell us at the monthly  meeting about his expertise.  Dahlias like a fairly rich  soil, so a hole is dug and the  soilwe" broken up. Add some  fully rotted manure and a,  tablespoon or so of bone meal.  A stake is put firmly in place,  Film Society  By Allan J. Crane  Tonight, commencing at  9.00 p.m., you can see Alain  Resnais' Providence which  features a veritable feast of  acting, particularly from John  Gielgud and Dirk Bogarde.  One of our members is going  to see this wonderful film for  a third time. The following  notes for the film were compiled by the Calgary Film  Society:  "In an interview Resnais  called Providence a "comedy  which uses certain jokes about  creativity." These jokes  are certainly there in the  scenes where Clive Langham  plays with the characters in  the process of writing a novel  about his family. But this film  is by no means just a comedy  about novel writing. It is a  work concerned with illusion  and reality, death and uncertainty. And it is, above all, an  attempt to come to grips with  life. As Resnais stated at another occasion, it is about an  elderly man who passes in  judgement the various members of his family only to dis  cover, like Oedipus, that it is  he who is the defendant in  this 'trial'.  "This film is about an old  and dying novelist, Give  Langham, who during a drunken and pain-wracked night  makes notes for a novel about  his family, toying with scenes,  characters and lines as they  come to mind. The real world  in this part of the film is represented only by Clive Lang-  ham's painful drunken scenes  during the night and by his  voice which hovers over the  imagined scenes involving his  family. Everything else, except for the final birthday  party scene, is the willed or  involuntary creation of the  novelist. He creates the characters as he sees them: his son  Claude as a cold, icily undemonstrative lawyer, his bastard son Kevin as a self-absorbed soldier who has shot a  wounded man as an act of  mercy. Claude the prosecutor  fails to convict Kevin, Langham sees Sonia, Claude's  wife, as completely without  personality, who is just beginning to have some sense of  her own self, Langham gives  Claude some of his own identification marks (white wine  bottle) but it is Kevin with  whom he identifies. This identity is necessary for Claude's  shooting of Kevin to have a  greater complexity than just  jealousy (Sonia being drawn  to Kevin). Claude hates his  father, whom he to some degree blames for the death of  his mother, who committed  suicide when she learned she  had incurable cancer. When  Claude kills Kevin, he in a  sense kills his father. But,  in a further twist, Langham  provides Caude with a mistress (Helen) who resembles  Claude's mother (Molly).  "The plot described above  is not represented in any  order. The film is, among  other things, about the process of creation. So, Langham  starts scenes, restarts them,  changes location, and sometimes he shifts lines from one  character to another; or he  simply creates a what-if-  game: the football player who  jogs in and out of Providence  is there primarily for the scene  in which he hits Caude in the  mouth.  1st Annual Spring - Summer "SHOPPING SPREE"  The Rainbow's End  Boutique  formerly Downtown Roberts Creek, now relocated on Tyson Rd.  (see map.)  OPEN ��� 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.  MAY 4th, 5th, & 6th, only  SuUt  >?1vaoH Rp. -��  Gibaorw  -sxmmmm*  Men's & Women's Clothes & Fashion Designs by:  NANCYE BRADFORD, MARIKO KIYOOKA, JANE MAY ALLEN  & SUE ELLIOT  BATIK: CORLYNN CIERMAN        STAIN GLASS:DOSIE BRYANT  FINE SELECTION, STILL ORIGINAL, STILL INDIVIDUAL  Have a Rainbow Spring & Summer I   mmmwrnmrnm  mwmm  and hot water poured into the  hole to overcome the shock of  sudden contact with cold  ground. Plant the tuber horizontally, with the eye near  the stake. Cover with soil,  and carefully press down  the earth. The top of the hole  should be slightly lower than  the surrounding area to hold  the moisture. Dahlias need  much water.  To get a more bushy plant,  pinch out the top growth when  6 to 8 leaves appear. If the  grower wants as much colour  as possible in his garden,  let every bud come into flower, but if a few large flowers  are wanted, nip off 2 out of  every 3 buds.  People like dahlias, so do  slugs I As soon as shoots begin  to show through the ground,  put some slug bait around  them. As the plants begin  to grow, some chemical  dusting might be required to  control hungry pests.  The plants should be fertilised at the end of June,  July and August, with 4-12-4.  Our recent cold winter has  played havoc with many  bulbs. Those left in the  ground, or in unhealed sheds,  can almost certainly be put  ���  on the casualty list. Lifting  and dividing dahlia tubers  should be carefully considered  in the Fall.  Thanks, Alec, for an interesting and informative talk on  this subject, and thanks to  your good wife Hazel, for the  tea and goodies she provides  when we come visiting in  dahlia time.  Tki  Easter  UyUl^f/U/  Open  House  Thurs. & Sat.  April 12 & 14  1:30 to 5:00  Potters   Elaine Futterman  Angus Grant   Cindy Kirk  Spring Paintings  Gower Point Esplanade    886-2681  mMmmmnmmmmammmBmmmmmmmTmmmmmmmm  wMroonu JXccehb  Located in Campbell's Shoes  Decorator Fragrance Guest Soap  Swedish Sauna Soap  Vitamin E Cream  Sea Kelp Hair Shampoo & Conditioner  Eucalyptus Oil  Bath Oils  Natural Bristle Friction Brush  Natural Sponges  Loofah Sponges  Cowrie St.,   885-9345  Sechelt  Your friendly neighbourhood drop-off point for  (BQtAAfV   V��WI    Classified Ads  Classifieds should be prepaid and pre-wrltten  All information In Classified ad section of Coast News  DOLLAR  By Bill Edney  DOWN MEXICO WAY  TACO'S  Taco means 'wad' ��� or 'mouthful.' Actually, a taco Is just a  tortilla wrapped around anything.  1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded 12 tortillas  Vz pint sour cream 3 cups lettuce, shredded  Pickled chiles to taste 1 large tomato, sliced  Bottled green taco sauce to taste a large avocado, sliced  Drop tortillas in hot oil, one at a time. After a few seconds turn,  fold In half, and fry to desired crlspness. Drain on paper towels and  keep warm in a low-heat oven. To serve, open each tortilla gently  and Insert filling. Let each person select his own condiments.  /  A great many people from this area have visited Mexico ��� some quite regularly.  My wife and I drove as far as Puerto Valllarta a few years back, although we were  warned not to drive. I presume the fear was we'd be held up, or our car might have  wheels missing, etc. etc. At any rate It's a great way to really see the country, and Its  people. As one gets further inland, the Mexican pride begins to show up more so than  appears near the American border. Although the Adobe may be a small mud hut, as  we drove through the villages, we could see the faces of the people literally shine,  and their clothes so clean and well kept. The roads were in very good condition.  Most everyone was employed. Instead of huge machinery working on highways,  people had jobs repairing roads with materials handled by wheelbarrow and shovel.  A change of diet is not easy for any traveller, but gradually we got to like foreign  food, as is exemplified by the large volume of business we do In our Special Mexican  food section.  In our store Is a rack containing over 40 different Cook books with giving In mind ���t  or as a treat to yourself.  Excerpts from ���  The Mexican Cook Book  Lby George & Inger Wallace  Published by  Nitty Gritty  Productions  KEN'S  LUCKY DOLLAR  GOWER POINT RD  886-2257  FOODS LTD.  Hours  Free Delivery aa����aja��  GIBSONS to the Wharf 9-6 Daily  WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS -     iSlssuSy  _____m  _____m  +m  1______________ 6.  Coast News, April 10,1979.  Exciting possibilities in Community TV  Students eyes opened on  trip  By Maryanne West  A group of teenagers got  together with Bill Wilkinson,  Programme Director for  Community Television  lor Powell River Cablevision  Ltd. and made a movie which  was shown on VCable 10.  It concerned the universal  problem of a high school gra  duate surrounded by so many  choices and finding it difficult to decide just what to do.  The hero sought advice from  his contemporaries and thus  explored some of the things  young people are opting for.  During Spring Break some  of the Elphinstone Student's  Research group who are  offering     Sunshine     Coast  INCOME TAX SERVICE  "       ij-ii- 3 located at  CONFIDENTIAL  BUSINESS SERVICES  SEA-VIEW PLACE   GIBSONS  Personal &  Small Business Returns  Reasonable Rates  886-9636  ^EKSfi&B  e Financial assistance  ��� Management counselling (CASE)  ��� Management training  ��� Information on government  programs for business     r>��  Can we help you?  See our Representative  Bella Beach Motel,  m*.     Sechelt  Tel: 885-9561  ;    Wednesday, April 18th  (Branch Ollice Address)  980-6571  145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver, B.C.  residents an opportunity  to explore the porential of  Community Television at  their Spring Forum, April  21/22 went to Powell River  to look at their equipment and  the sort of programming  they do.  We found exciting ideas  percolating inside the ordinary  concrete block building which  houses the small studio a  stone's throw away from the  main drag in"beautiful  downtown" Westview, as  well as bread  and butter fare.  Bill made us welcome,  apologising for what he felt  we might think was an untidy  operation by explaining that  they were still recovering  from a day-long televised  auction which taxed all the  small station's resources, an  annual event to raise funds for  the Powell River Band.  Brian, who with others of  the Elphinstone technical  crew had spent many hours  during the holiday editing  tapes, improvising and  practising to increase the  technical quality of his work  with the school's old manual  equipment, was thrilled with  the electronic editing machines in the control room.  Orderly rows of push buttons  which quietly reverse or  forward tape at a touch,  hold one tape until the other  is synchronised and ensure  clean, sharp cut-ins and outs,  and open up all sorts of exciting possibilities.  Someone came in with a  public service message and  Bill was delighted to show  us his new computer terminal  which types up messages  directly onto the screen. It  zaps out-dated messages and  back-tracks smartly to correct  a spelling mistake. Neatl  Powell River uses two channels for its community programming, messages on one  and the telex news service on  the other and four evenings  S week community programming.  This of course has fdeve-  loped from small beginnings.  In fact much of the electronic  wizardry has been added  during the last year in response to a growing audience.  Community television is  inevitably a very personal  and intimate use of the  medium,      reflecting     the  character, needs and personality of the people it serves and  those who volunteer time and  skills to get programmes  on the air.  Bill has only been working  as a full time programme director for a year, but for over  two years he has done a  weekly interview with someone who aspires to excellence  in the development of hs/her  creative talents, whether it  be making violins, skating or  quilt making. He says the area  is alive with interesting people  and each one he talks with  tells him of several others.  We didn't have time to sit  down and view full length  programmes and anyway Bill,  too, was busy with a volunteer  editing programming for that  night but we did see snippets  of a number of different  types of programmes; all  manner of ways Cable 10 can  share the information a  communtiy generates; helpful  hints for handymen; do-it-  yourself repairs; insulation;  avoiding firehazards with  that new wood stove; specials  for Library Week etc. The  Martha Graham Dance group  had recently been in town  performing to packed  houses, their success in part  perhaps due to the  perhaps due to the pre-view  coverage on Cable 10.  I suspect Bill rarely goes  anywhere without his precious  portapak colour camera  within easy reach. Obviously  in love with his community,  its beautiful setting and the  potential of television to  enhance the quality of life in  Powell River, he is carefully  accumulating a record of  people at work and play, their  joys and sorrows, their  achievements and what needs  \%P Sand & Gravel    ��/v  v Eves: 886-2652 %  SWANSON'S  READY-MIX LTD.  ���^MOnmy-  Eves: 885-2954  SWANSON'S  EXCAVATING LTD.  Backhoe work  __.��� Eves: 885-9085  Office  885-9666  885-5333  Quality Concrete  _______________  ���    ��� ���-.   .     ���:. -���   -���     ���  take your car to  5 Vhat !    you didn't  | Vally'stobe fixed.  6 Do you think  A0T�� 8��0Y  BBB-71931  to be done which can be used  and re-used in a wide variety  of ways.  We were interested in an  experiment which uses  television for background  programming, a different  sort of relaxation. Bill had  made two programmes around  natural themes which have  been well received, one featuring the sea in all its moods  and die other filmed along the  river - no intrusive human  voice mouthing platitudes,  but appropriate musical  accompaniment.  The movie made by teenagers, mentioned earlier and  called "Out of Focus",  involved some pretty sophisticated techniques possible  with the computerized equipment and some exciting experimentation in the creation  of illusions, but it undoubtedly  served a more serious purpose; important to the young  of being able to explain to the  adults in their community  how the world looks to them  and how they feel about it.  The discussions the showing  of the film provoked and the  whole exercise must have  been a worthwhile learning  experience.  It was interesting and  exciting for us to see what  is being done in Powell  River even though comparisons should't be made too  readily. Their cable system  for example is not only  larger but more compact than  ours, and we can't expect,  any more than they did, to  start community programming  fully6 fledged with all that  expensive equipment. How  programming develops, or  if it will, depend on the time  and talent we are prepared  to devote to it.  Maybe you'll say, "Who  needs it?" or"We'll wait a  few years until the cable  company has to provide it"  but we hope the fun we've  had breaking trail will catch on  and you 'II want to get involved  too.  Not the latest In amphibians, folks. This wheelhouse from a tug Is destined to be a  prop in an upcoming Beachcomber segment.  Roberts Creek Daze  Egmont newsletter  Another    of    our    Famous  The following resolutions are  Smorgasbordat n    to be dealt with:  Saturday, April 14 at 6 p-Wtfi "Any person under 16 years  is the date to come and bring' may be admitted as a Junior  your friends to the Egmont  member who will have no vote  Smorgasbord in the Hall.  Betty Silvey has a food list  outside the Post Office where  you can note down ahead  of time whatever you think  you'll bring ��� this leads to  more variety.  If you wear an Easter Hat  the cost of admittance is the  same as last year ($3.00 adult;  $1.00 child over 6). Let your  imagination win you a hat  prize in Man, Woman, or  Child category! But wear one,  or it costs SOt more to get in.  After dinner Egmont Gub  will meet (see the official notice below). Anyone is welcome to stay for this meeting.  It will probably be very well-  fed and peaceful.  Gardener Special  On April 25th there will be a  Plant Sale and Tea in the Hall  at 2 p.m. Do you have any  plants to spare?  Be Useful  Really want to do something  to help the community? Keep  your eye out for notices on  the board ��� there may be one  or two Work Bees this month.  Egmont Community Centra  Club.  A meeting of the above association will be held on April  14th, 1979 at 7.30 p.m.  in Egmont Community Hall.  except by the agreement of  active members at a specific  meeting.  "There shall be an annual  membership fee of $2.00 for  Junior Members, payable  in the same way as fees of  active members."  Also on the agenda is a discussion of the Club's rental  agreement with C.B.C.  Plans for an expanded  Roberts Creek Daze were  discussed April 4 during an  enthusiastic kick-off for the  July celebration.  About 20 members of the  Community Association's  Ways and Means Committee  met at the Community Hall  to brainstorm for the second  annual Dze, organized to  raise funds for a new community hall in the Creek.  Sharen Craig, Sue Stephens  and Marlene Longman were  named co-ordinators for the  event.  Committee heads for  presently scheduled Daze  events include: Allan May,  Soap Box Derby; Madeline  Grose, Tea; Diana Zornes and  Annie Dempster, Food;  Britt Varcoe, Communications; Herb Craig, Parade;  Judy Fitzgerald, Street  Theatre; Sue Shepherd,  Raffle; Gail Cromie and Annie  Dempster, Teen Dance; and  Dennis Fitzgeral, Publicity.  Other scheduled events  include Arts and Crafts  Booths, Children's Games, an  Adults Dance and another  challenge match pitting the  hapless but sneaky CBC  Beachcombers' crew against  the    peninsula     champion  Roberts Creek Ladies Softball  Team.  Co-ordinators say there are  numerous other activities  planned or proposed. Persons interested in volunteering time or materials for  any aspect of the Daze should  contact one of the three  co-ordinators: Sharen Craig,  885-3182; Sue Stephens  885-2146, or Marlene Long-  manm 885-3400.  The next Daze meeting is  Wednesday, April 25, 8 p.m.  at the Roberts Creek Community Hall. All interested  persons are encouraged  to attend.  The Roberts Creek Com-,0  munity Association's regular^  monthly meeting is Wednes-1B  day, April 18, 8 p.m. at the  Community Hall. Association^  Chairman Dennis Fitzgerald ��  said the meeting will consider  several proposals for summer .  projects and other new asso-^  ciation activities. ,^  A Ways and Means Conv,.  mittee-sponsored dance n  featuring the Rainbow Rydersir*  is set for Saturday, April 21, at ,  the hall.  Estuary Open House  Hopeful of sunny days for  the Easter week, The Estuary  at Gower Point invites you  to enjoy coffee and cake  Thursday or Saturday of  this week... and to choose  new pottery for your collection or for gifts.  Three potters will be showing recent work: Angus  Grant of Vancouver with a  collection of mat-glazed  pottery, Elaine Futterman  of Sechelt with a variety  of ware including small  vases, planters, butterdishes etc. and Cindy Kirk  of Roberts Creek who has  some unusual bottles as  well as useful and functional bowls and cannisters.  If the weather is sunny  we shall show paintings in  the garden as well as in the  studio. Mary Gregory's  sensitive Easter themes in  water colour will be featured.  Rose McLaren is spinning  a supply of natural wool for  sale by the ounce and will  also take orders for her work.  Since the function of The  Estuary as a gift outlet has  become too time-consuming,  Joan Warn apologizes to those  who have relied upon it as a  specialty shop; for except for  a celebrative sale from  time to time, such as this  Easter one, The Estuary  will       revert       to        a  Constable Nash and Shelly Benson made an attractive couple during a recent wedding.  Nash-Benton nuptials  Father   Nicholson   officiated at the wedding of Maureen  Cn/Hp/fiU  DRvtiEnninc  Semite  Peninsula  Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  rtm+*r%JltL*1*lSS(imWAl\2<!m+aYmJ)r!j  PENINSULA CLEANERS 6  f WILL BE CLOSED P  | FOR EASTER HOLIDAYS I  I FROM GOOD FRIDAY G  I APRIL 13 to APRIL 23 C  I (Inclusive) i  f*r^iU'aa^<tm4��i%mS<imtrmm2SmW'tSJ>i.  mjARFROAD With 1521 GOWER PT.RD  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554    to serve you best I 886-2200  will revert to a private pain- she���    Bemon and  Russel,  ting studio and the artist may Thomas Nash-  be  reached  for  a  viewing    The bride wore a gown of  appointment by phone. white  chjffon  and   A|encon  This particular Open House ,ace trimmed with seed  will be on the afternoons of pear,s and featured a fu||  Thursday and Saturday, train she carried a bouquet of  April 12 and 14, from 2 p.m. red Mercedec roseSi while  until 5 o'clock. freesias and baby's breath  SILVER DOLLAR  at  Macleods  Seehelt  Just for applying for a Macleod Credit Card  Good April 9-10-11-12  Th'e bridal attendants were m  Sadie Marshall, Maid of Ho- "'J  nour and Laurie Letarenko, '"���  cousin of the bride. They were -'n  gowned in scarlet chiffon -b  with dainty flocked flowers.''*  Their headpiecesmatched the -,(j'  gowns and held scarlet roses "I  on small bands. .0  'tl  The groom and his atten- "<.  dants wore the tradition  scarlet of the R.C.M.P. in  Best man was Const. George q  Spellner and Const. Doug. >w  Kiloh, ushers. no  During the signing of the ��� d  Register, Graham Edney >dt  fave a beautiful rendition of ������  "Wedding Song" and ifl  "Morning has Broken." ���'!.  A reception was held at "->  the Legion Hall. The bride's <*<-  uncle, Les McLean, proposed ���"���q  the toast to the bride. Const, ifl  Gfellner proposed the toast  to the bride and gfoom. rol  The groom proposed the '!*>  toast to the bridal attendants,  'ti  Out of town guests came '���<���  from Ontario, Manitoba,, Jo  Saskatchewan and Alberta, O  also from Vancouver and the '������  lower mainland. iq  The happy couple left for a M  honeymoon trip to California -<i  and upon return, will be resi- 'fl  ding in Gibsons. <M  _________m______m  _______m___m  mmm CBC Radio  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded to the first name drawn from the barrel to  correctly Identify the above picture. Last week's winner was Cynthia Wlckwlre  of R.R.I, Halfmoon Bay, B.C., who correctly Identified the tower as being at the  Edmond's place on Redrooffs Road.  Ambitious drama  By Maryanne West  Sunday at 8:30 p.m.the first  part of CBC's most ambitious  project, a three hour movie  recreating the excitement and  the drama of conflicting personalities which surrounded  the life of Louis Riel, leader  of the prairie Metis in the  Northwest Rebellions of 1870  and 1885. Part II will be telecast on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.  and carried on Channels  2 and 6.  Starring Raymond Cloutier  in the title role and Christopher Plummer as Sir John A.  MacDonald the film tells  its story on a huge canvas encompassing the rough hewn  headquarters of Riel's pro-  visionary government at  Fort Garry, the halls of power  in Ottawa, the battlefields  of Fish Creek, Duck Lake and  Batoche and the Regina  courtroom where Riel was  tried.  Among all the pages of promotional material, how many  actors, producers, extras  there were, all their credentials and who thinks what  about whom there was a piece  about Doug Wardle and the  special effects crew's efforts  to make the battle scenes  authentic which I found most  interesting. Some 250 rifles  of the proper vintage, hand  guns, cartridges and gun powder and a rapid-fire Gatling  gun, forerunner of the machine gun,were needed to outfit the troops, mounted police  and Metis with firearms.  Tracking down a Gatling  gun was a major project,  the Canadian War Museum  had one but it was the wrong  type, with a round magazine  instead of a stick magazine.  The Glenbow Foundation in  Saskatchewan had one but  wouldn't loan it. Finally  through the Ford Museum in  Dearborn, Michigan, Wardle  was put in touch with a father  and son in Clinton, Ohio,  who specialize in building  working replicas for gun  collectors. They had a Gatling  and would rent it.  Next problem, how to get it  into Canada? The Gatling is  considered to be a fully  automatic weapon and thus a  no-no to import, but the law  describes a fully automatic  weapon as one which can  be fired continuously by one  pull of the trigger, but the  Gatling doesn't have a trigger,  it's fired by turning a crank,  so a permit was obtained.  Next problem was the cartridges which would feed properly into the stick magazine  were unobtainable, so it was  only possible to load seven  barrels at a time. This meant  the scenes had to be done in  a series of edits, the soldier  firing would crank and fire,  then the film stopped while he  could reload ��� a slow process  but you will see it operating  properly with sustained rapid  fire.  All the other firearms were  found in Canada, the Winchester Arms Co. of Coburg  had 15 operable replicas  of Winchesters; Proparm Ltd.  of Chambly had more, Radio  Canada in Montreal had 50  12 gauge rifles from an earlier  production, the Canada War  Museum had 40 operating reproductions of muzzle-loading  flint-locks made for the centennial celebrations in 1967.  A special rifle was made for  Gabriel Dumont modelled  after an authentic photograph of the General with his  single shot rifle.  On "battle days'Wardle and  his crew were first at the site  and last to leave. All the guns  had to be cleaned and oiled  each night and reloaded with  precious brass custom made  cartridges, which were retrieved after each scene.  Three cannons made to historical specifications were built  from wood, coated with fibre-  glass and mounted on authentic-looking carriages, loaded  with black gunpowder and  packed to produce the recoil  and smoke. Explosions in  the ground from cannon hits  were done by firing a mortar  controlled from a main detonator box and timed to the  actions of the combatants.  Debris thrown up by cannon  fire was light material, Fuller's earth, cork pieces and  peat moss.  Bullets hitting trees and  walls were done with explosive charges embedded in the  targets. For the human targets the charge was mounted  on a leather pad under the  actor's costume, in the arm,  leg, back, etc. On top of the  charge was a bag of glycerine  based (so it wouldn't freeze)  stage blood. The actor controlled the device with a trigger  concealed in his hand connected to batteries under his  uniform.  "Throughout the entire  filming we didn't have one  mishap with explosives and  we didn't lose one gun,"  Wardle reports with pride.  The beautiful period house  with the pillared verandah  blown up at Fort Garry  was actually a stage set  left standing on the Kleinburg  lot left over from a 1960's  series, "Hatch End".  The struggle to get the big  By Maryanne Weat  AM Radio  Saturday  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. Before  The Years Of Exile, a documentary on the life and work  of Byron with Christopher  Newton as the poet.  Sunday  CBC Stage: 1:05 p.m. The  Fallen Idol by Graham Greene  based on the Carol Reed film  version.  Celebration:      9:05      p.m.  Hymns ��� the traditions of  hymn singing with the Elmer  Iseler Singers.  Tuesday  CBC Playhousei  8:04 p.m.  Dead End, a parapsychologi-  cal thriller by Eric Hamblin.  FM Radio  Thunday  Once Mon From The Top:  9:04 p.m. The long awaited  programme of repeats of  programmes you might have  missed or wanted to hear  again. Part I: Interview with  Dr. Boyd Neel, internationally known conductor and former dean of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto ��� in conversation with  Don Di Nova and Sharon  Marcus. Part II: Andre La-  plante, second prize winner at  the 1978 International Music  Competition in Moscow, plays  Tchaicovsky's Piano Concerto  No.l.  Saturday  Signature: 7:05 p.m. Portrait of Albert Einstein.  Jeffrey Crelinsten presents  Einstein as a man whose  life was a continuous search  for the deep secrets of nature.  Sunday  guns etc. to the film location 5*^*"' 10j,��? pm' ���e  through the mud, sleet and jephard c Tradition - the  snow of a Saskatchewan SepnMdim are descended  spring gave everyone an from *��� Jews <* SP"��� Md  appreciation of what both Portugal, with colourful  sides went through in those traditions of their own.  battles and under those M����y  living conditions. Ide��' 8:M P-m- Monday-  Doug Wardle has been Friday series. Part I: Ideas in  doing special effects for the print Md Fundamental  CBC since the 1950's, and 'dess ~ the assumption that  recently worked on the ���nd��mental ideas can be  Great Detective series and explained by an articulate  The Albertans. He is also re- ?"��*��� in fifteen minutes M<  sponslble for flying the cow includes readings from  over the moon for the Friendly non-fiction  works.   Part  II:  Giant.  Too many marry  Pornography  and  Romance,  the    characteristics,    functions and effects of the literature of loveless sex.  CBCTelevlalon  Wednesday  The Watson Report: 8:30 ���  note change of time for this  week.  The ACTRA  Awards:  9:00  Phona) 8S8.2622��� r  W9V,  NOTICE BOARD  A request from the Inspec- on vacation. Gibsons does not  tor of Vital Statistics for the have an Assistant Commis-  new Clerk to carry out Vital sioner. There have been six  Statistics work was discussed,  during the past two weeks,  The  issue  mainly  involved and Mareia Phelan has had to p.m. Eighth annual ceremony  is civil marriages, and it was return to the Village^ Offices ��       ��      Canadian Radio  pointed out that marriages  on evenings and weekends to andTde���Vlon  are   crowding   the   Council perform    some    of   these. '   ' ���  Offices. Since the Acting-  Village Clerk is not empowered by Order-in-Council from  Victoria to conduct marriages,  these are being carried out  by Secretary to the Village  Clerk Mareia Phelan in her  capacity as Assistant Commissioner for Marriages. Marriages which would normally  take place in Gibsons have  been moved to Sechelt while  Gibsons Village Clerk Jack  Copland, who is also commissioner for Marriages, is  EASTER  From  Karl & Helen  886-2936  Gibsons Harbour  GIBSONS UNITED CHURCH  April 19th. Plant gala at Glbaona United Chun* Hill it 10:00 i.m.  EQMONT COMMUNITY CENTRE CLUB  A mewing ol the above aaaoclatlon will tie held on April 14, tt 7:30  In Egmont Community Hall.  GARDENER SPECIAL  On April a there will be a Plant Sale and Tea In Ihe Egmont Hall at  2p.m. EGMONT SMORGASBORD  Saturday, April 14 at ��:X p.m. Il tha data to noma and bring your  frlenda to the Egmont Smorgaibord In tha Hall.  PIONEERS OF THE SUNSHINE COAST  Fourth and lul ollhe aria will be ihown on Cable 10, Wactiaaday,  April 11 at 8:00 p.m. on Glbooni Cable and 7:30 p.m. Seehelt Cable,  dividing line being Maskell Road. Arnold winegarden talk! of hit  llle In Glbaona landing.  HORSE SHOW APRIL 15BRUSHWOOD FARM GIBSONS  Pic* up entry form al duality Farm Supptlei, Glbaona and at Jacob-  ion'a Feed, Sechell. For Information call Trad Cramer 88S-2K0.  SUNSHINE LAPIDARY & CRAFTS CLUB  Club meet! 1st Wadneeday every month at 7:30 p.m. For Information phone 885-2373 or 888-9204. Ifn  PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS INC.  Are you a tingle parent? Divorced? Widowed? Separated? Never  Married? P.W.P. li in International nonprofit, non-aactarlan,  educational organization devoted to the wellara and Inlareiti of tingle parent! and their children. A chapter la now being co-ordinated  on the Sumhine Coaat. For Inlormatlon plane phone Gordy at 888-  7421 or Lily al 888-9337.  GIBSONS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SPRING RAFFLC  First Prize: Extra large hand-qullted ipread: Second Prize: Afghan -  48"x60". To ba drawn Junes, 1(79. TloKeta 11.00 each, Phone 888*  2810OT 888*9458.  ELPHINSTONE AERIAL CLUB  Meeting every eecond Wadneeday of Ihe month al 8 p.m., at the Wilson Creek Club Houie.  SECHELT GARDEN CLUB  maeli the lint Wednesday of every month at 81. Hilda's Hall,  7:30p.m. PENDER HARBOUR LIBRARY ,ln  Membership leas are due In January and are $2.00 lor four books, or  $3.00 for six books lor a two-week period. This II an annual membership. HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.: Saturday.  1:30-4;00p.m. N0W RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADETS  Will parade Monday, 7���9 p.m. al Sachalt Elemenlary for training  in: Search & Rescue; First Aid; Map Using; Communications; Water  Safety; Marksmanship; etc. interested males and females aged 13  lo 18 apply lor further Information to: Q.Banyay 883-9012;  R.Summerfleld 885*2180; T.Goddard 888-2886.  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  Meet every Thursday al 10:00 a.m. Everyone welcome. For registration phone 885-9388.  ROBERTS CREEK H08PITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday���Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary, 11 a.m.  SI Aidan's Hall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1-3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church basement.  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETING  Third Tuesdiy ol each month, at Sechelt Elementary main building.  I Mr. Llzee's room, at 7:30 p.m. All Weloome.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday In Qlbsons at 8:00 p.m. For Inlormatlon call 886-  9569 or 886-9037. f\  ,riMM.IIIHl\Y///HtV'ilMrVA  Saturday  Sporteweekend: 12:00 noon ���  3 p.m., new weekly programme integrating amateur  and professional championship events, both Canadian  and International. Patterned  after the successful format  used in Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Ernie Afa-  ganis will host the show from  Toronto, reporting results  from around the world as they  come in. This week, Canadian  Winter    Swimming    Cham  pionships from Winnipeg;  World Cup Freestyle Skiing  from Grouse Mountain;  Canadian Ski Championships  from Mont Tremblant, PQ;  the Grand National from  England; Major League  Baseball.  Sunday  Science Magazine: 7:30 p.m.  Gnotobiotic     Pigs;     Reyes  Syndrome.  Romle-0  and  Jolto-Si  8:00  p.m.,  Shakespeare's  classic  transformed into a space-age  robot romance. An animated  adaptation by Nelvana Lyd,  Toronto.  Coast Newt April 10,1979. 7.  The Family Prince. 9:00 p.m. Tuesday: Stanley Cup Play-  Prince     Charles     explores offs, 5:00 p.m. First game in  the role of the Monarchy ��� the elimination round,  repeat from 1975. Dn* off v��.r Co.., New.  ���rJ^T3' m          .     _,     , ~     ClawMcd.    al    Campbell'.  The Academy Awardsi 7:00    Family   Shoe,   k   k��i��er  p.m. from Los Angeles.             Good, to aowm.tnm secbeli.  ��*HWB|  New Horizons  By Tom Walton  On Monday, April 2nd  the Elphinstone New Horizons  held its spring party for 1979.  This time the event commenced at 12.30 with a smor-  gasborg luncheon featuring  meat loaf, ham, devilled  eggs, several salads, buns  and other good eats, followed  by ice cream with strawberry  topping, and if this was not  enough, a birthday cake  appeared to honour Ave  members. Mr. Len Hornet  blew out the candles and the  following ladies cut the cake:  Mrs. Dorothy Bruce, Mrs. Lill.  Sear, Mrs. Lillian Thomas,  and Mrs. Margaret Crawford.  The President then thanked  the party convenor, Mrs.  Bessie Rowberry and her coworkers for providing such  an excellent meal.  After a one hour session of  "Bingo", the afternoon closed  with the usual activities of  carpet bowling, bridge, and  crib. Our team of eight  five-pin bowlers will continue  to meet with the Golden Age  group at the Gibsons Lanes for  its duration. Our time for the  next few months will be occupied with growing and preserving home-grown fruits  and vegetables and entertaining summer visitors.  Hope to see all of you again  in the fall when the bugle  sounds the reveille I  Gibsons Ready Mix  ��  ."aaWlBb^  ^^���^B  M_____WW^'X,  886-9412  'Dralnrock  ���Sand  *FIII  *Road Mulch  'Washed Rock  (Navy Jack)  Monday���Friday  8 a.m.���5 p.m.  ��������  ^^^^^^^mmmmm^mmm^m^mUUmUMMmWUm^mmum^:-  :-JTTTnTlWnT]]r . -^  NOTICE OF CHANGING TRAFFIC ROUTES AND ACCESS TO  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL  The first phase of the present hospital construction programme will be  completed April 18,1979.  On that date, changes to the access and traffic flow will take place. In  general, the main and emergency entrances will be In the same relative  positions as before construction and both basement entrances will be  closed to the Public.  Traffic -  All traffic will be one-way. Please obey signs.  Entrances ���  The main and emergency entrances will open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  daily ��� at other times please enter by the Emergency entrances using  the call system fitted at the door.  Canopies are provided over both entrances for the comfort of patients.  Please do not park under the canopies longer than necessary to unload  or load your vehicle.  Physiotherapy ���  This department will be closed over the Easter holidays from the 13th  of April to the 17th of April inclusive, opening on the 18th in the new  Physiotherapy situated on the main floor.  Operations ���  No operational changes will take place except for some internal traffic  flow.  We apologize for any inconvenience the construction may cause to our  community and we ask for your cooperation and understanding in this  worthwhile project.  N. Vucurevich,  Administrator.  mmmaam  mmm  mmm  mmm Coast News, April 10,1979.  ������"���:. DIVISION, TANDY ELECTRONICS LIMITED  The system you've  been waiting for  is on .sale now!  Whatever your favourite Realistic system,  we've got it here at Radio shack at a whopping  20% price reduction. The choice is strictly up to  you ��� when you select any complete system  (receiver, turntable or record changer and two  speakers) from our line of stereo components,  you've got yourself a deal at 20% off the regular  separate item price as listed in our 1979  catalogue*.  'Sale   does   not   apply   to   Clarinette,   Modulette,  Mixlulaire, portable or car stereo systems.  Sale prices expire Saturday, April 21, 7979  Radio ./haek  authorized Sales Centre  885-2568  Cowrie St.,  Sechelt, B.C.  .WLM Coast News, April 10,1979.  The Sunshine  Second Front Page  9.  In meeting with Fisheries  Commercial Fisherman state case  Forty-three commercial  fishermen met with the  Southern Area Chief of the  Department of Fisheries,  Alan Gibsons, on April 2nd  to discuss proposed changes  for the 1979 salmon season  as introduced by the newly-  formed Pacific Region Fisheries Management Advisory  Council,  The fishermen present  stated their opposition to the  26 inch size limit which has  been proposed. They suggested the size limit should be  22 inch with a one-inch increase each year if improvements in the size of the fish  are shown. They felt that spot  closures were justifiable if  necessary for conservation  purposes.  The commercial fishermen  also felt that the four lines  limit proposed was acceptable  but that a limit of four gurdies  would create problems for  fishermen with eight gurdies  since gurdies are not made to  be easily removed if unwanted. They felt that the  treble hook should be banned  since this causes considerable  loss of immature salmon.  Another area of discontent  was with the July lst-Sept-  ember30th gear  restrictions  for gillnet trailers since the  restrictions punish gillnet  trailers who would normally  alternate during closures from  one type of gear to another.  A trailer gillnetter would not  face this restriction because  they mainly troll during  July to September on the  West Coast then they put  on a drum for giilnetting in  the fall  rictions.  avoiding any rest-  It was felt that seiners  should be restricted to a fixed  depth. The present proposal of  a fixed number of strips  os web could still allow deep  nets depending on how large  the mesh was used to make  the seine net.  The commercial fishermen  felt that sports fishermen  should have a licence and the  same size limit as commercial  boats. Area Chief Gibsons  stated that sports fishermen  were the most difficult to  educate to the need for  conservation measures.  The commercial fishermen  have a meeting planned with  M.P. Jack Pearsall at 1:00 pm  on Monday, April 9th.  VHF exams in Wilson Cr.  There were fifty-two candidates who wrote the operator's licence examination at  Wilson Creek Community Hall  on Friday, March 30th, at  7p.m.  Four members from the  Vancouver Department of  Communications conducted  the whirlwind written and oral  examinations with clockwork  precision as they had to  catch the 10.30 p.m. ferry  from Langdale. In their wake,  they left a group of anxious  people hopeful that they  would receive a certificate  in the near future. (A few  eager beavers obtained a hundred percent mark on their  written portion of the examl)  Anyone, who was unable to  take the examination and still  wishes to, may write to the  Department of Communica- times a week.   The Depart-  tion,  325  Granville   Street, ment has a waiting list so  Vancouver and purchase the enquire early. The course is  V.H.F. booklet on radio com- comprehensive on emergency  munications, prior to arrang- procedures  essential  to  all  ing   with   the   Department navigators and the operator's  when they could take the exa- certificates will be mandatory  mination which is held three very shortly.  Police news  of the week  Gibsons Fire Chief Carl Horner is pictured by the  Fire Hall with the new Fire and Rescue truck just  purchased for the G.V.F.D.  The Coast News learned  from the Sechelt Detachment  of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police that Jacob Birza  of North Vancouver was sentenced to five years in prison  after a three day trial in Vancouver recently. The preliminary hearing had been held  1  TtlMilMAMtolMMAt  O0rthfi��BalflW��i(tiJ)'��ll������a  A Classic Experience In Dining  Come and try the exquisite dishes on our new menu  Open 7 days a week 11a.m. ��� 11 p.m.  885-9769    Phone for reservations     885-3815  in Sechelt on November 23rd,  1978. The conviction resulted  from charges laid by the police  in connection with an incident at the Madeira Marina  on August 9th when a woman  from the lower mainland was  assaulted by Birza when she  inadvertently entered the  men's shower room at the  Marina. Birza was out on bail  at the time facing a charge  of rape in North Vancouver  on which he was subsequently  convicted and sentenced to  four years in jail. The sentences are to run consecutively.  The' Sechelt Detachment  reported a quiet week. On  April 1st, wilful damage to  the Gospel Church on Davis  Bay Road was reported when  their sign was torn down.  Wilful damage was reported  on April 5th when the aerial  was ripped off a lady's 1978  Volkswagen automobile which  was parked outside Capilano  College on Wharf Street.  The theft of a picnic table  and chair valued at approximately $55 from a residence  on the Frances Peninsula was  also reported on April 5th.  Finance and parking in Sechelt  The Council Chambers of  Sechelt's Village Hall were  crowded for the regular council meeting held last Wednesday, April 4, 1979. Reporting  for the Finance Committee,  Frode Jorgensen spoke  overpayments amounting  matter was referred to Village easementbecause there is now  Planner Doug Roy for further  access to the building from the  approximately $3,000 which  the Village had paid to B.C.  Hydro and Power Authority.  This matter remains unresolved as the Village has not  study with a view to changing  the   structure   in   order   to  rectify the deficiency.  Alderman Joyce Kolibas in-  of formed the assembly that the  to advertisement proclaiming the  final hearing of the Sechelt  Village Community Plan was  in error. Since officials in  Victoria wish to study the plan  again, the meeting ofApril 9  back and to use this back  area as the lane easement.  The addition would then be  built on the present lane  easement which is no longer  necessary according to the  letter. Alderman Morgan  Thompson said that this would  be acceptable to Council  providing Council has a regis  tered covenant guaranteeing  the Village access to the  back.  Village Planner Doug Roy  felt that the matter should be  referred to the Planning  Committee. He pointed out  the fact that the easement at  thc back serves adjacent  buildings too and that five  parking spaces in the rear are  not   accessible.  heard from Hydro in response will be for public information  to their enquiries. Alderman only. A dinner meeting at the  Larry   MacDonald   reported Casa Martinez restaurant to  that the problem regarding review major road plans for  the access road on the airport the area is scheduled for April  property has been resolved.  The Planning Committee's  recommendation for off-street  parking for the block surrounded by Teredo, Inlet, Cowrie  and Trail was approved. Council was not, however, in favour  of approving in principle the  proposed hotel development  by Bucklin Holdings Ltd.  which the Committee had recommended. Concern was  expressed over a deficiency  of 20 parking spaces, and the  tSfStk      REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  W  OFFICE 886-2248  1 SS* Marine Drive, Gibsons  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  ROBERTS CREEK: Hanbury Road. 20  acres, all-year creek, power, young orchard  good gardening ��� beautifully traed plus  very will-built contemporary home over  1040 sq. ft., has to be seen. Exclusive  Hating, by app'tonly. This property offers  complete seclusion and privacy. Call John  Black for details.  LANGDALE: Many outstanding feature) In  this contemporary style 3 bdrm home. Spacious master bdrm with sauna, wired and  lined; cathedral ceiling in L.R., finished In  California redwood; F.P. finished with Arizona sandstone. Kitchen has barbecue and  rotlwerle, 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 WFT: Gower Point area. 2  bdrms, large living room with F.P., electric heat, full basement could bs made Into  rec room or extra living area. Garage with  lighted drive; beautifully landscaped.  Very choice property. $86,000  GIBSONS: Bay area. Close to beach, stores  and P.O. Attractive 3 bdrm home on extra  large lot with good vegetable garden. Home Is  conveniently designed with large livingroom  with rec room, utility workshop and spare  room. $62,000.  GIBSONS: Lower Village, fantastic view  frgm living room, 2 bdrms on main floor  with den or extra bdrm In basement.  F.P. In living room snd very good convenient kitchen; on sewer. Priced to sell at  $46,900.00.  ROBERT8 CREEK: New subdivision.  2 bdrm house on large lot; lower floor has  utility room, storage and extra lavatory.  Some view of Georgia Strait from upper  floor; don t miss this one at this low price..  $40,5*1.   O  VETERANS ROAD: Comfortable 3 bdrm  home, 2 baths, muter drm ensuite, lovely  post and beam with stone F.P. In living  room. Main rooms are arranged In attractive open style; extra room in basement;  A/O heat. Situated on large lot with good  garden area. Must be seen.  LOTS  LOWER GIBSONS: 3 lots, corner of School  Road and Highway 101, tremendous potential,  high traffic area. $175,000.  GRANTHAMS: Three lots on Reed Read.  Good Investment property, potential view.  Asking $8,750 each.  ACREAGE: 6.9 acres on level lot; beautiful  property with year-round creek and well-  treed with alder, maple and fir; highway access at Wilson Creek. Would make fantastic private estate or other development. Call  John Black for map and details. 886-7316.  CHERYL ANN PARK: 2 lots 72x105, no  rock, easy to build on, all services, septic  approved and beach access. $1,500 down, balance at $125 oer month a 1014%. Terrific  Investment. On lower Cheryl Ann Park toward  beach.  WHARF ROAO: Langdale; good retirement  area; lot 65x193. Try your offer.  ROSAMUND ROAO: Three lots cleared, ready to build. Only $10,500each.  GIBSONS: Level cleared lot In Gibsons  Village on sewer and water, 62x182, obtainable with small down payment of $3,500.  Inquire for further detail).  ACREAGE: Five acres, secluded with creek  acrosa one corner. Beautiful property, good  Investment. Asking $23,000.  Slings and arrows(cont'd)  and Pierre Trudeau for his   never be that dumb ��� would  performance in asking the  Progressive Conservatives  "How are you going to pay for  all this?"  The final category is, Best  Story. The nominees are: The  Harrisburg nuclear accident,  (look at it this way, now that  your kids glow in the dark,  they are less likely to get  run over at night); the provincial election announcement  (remember December 1975?  Can you believe how stupid  the N.D.P. was for calling an  election? The Socreds would  25. Representatives from the  Indian Band Council, the Regional Board and the Village  Council will meet with senior  officials of the Department of  Highways to discuss long  range plans. Representatives  from the press will also be invited.  There was considerable discussion over a letter from  Fjord Design & Construction  Ltd. which requested a zoning  certificate to add on to The  Dock building on Cowrie  Street. In essence, the proposal is to fill in the present lane  Ladies Golf  The Ladies Golf season got  off to a good start last Tue-  ^^^___,^^_^^__ day at the  Sunshine' Coast  gory will  be announced  at Golf and Country Club as the  some later date, when the ladies held their Spring Lun-  news has dried up again. As cheon and Annual Meeting,  for now, this hack is sated i��� the Nene-Hole Golf Tour-  and satisfied from his journa- nament for the Ruth Bowman  listic feast and if he is forced Trophy  which  followed  the  to live through another news winner was Doreen Matthews  depression, there will at least with a net score of 33. Doreen  be enough wind left over from Gregory was the runner-up.  the indigestion to be worth a The golfing ladies are looking  column or two. forward to a great season.  they?),   and   Ali    Bhutto's  execution, (sure he was a convicted  murderer,   but  after  all he was a politician).  The winners in each cate-  In memory of  Tom Fyles  Tom Fyles, a long time resident of Hopkins Landing, died  Ion March 27th at the age of 92. He was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England in 1887 and came to Canada in 1910. He and  his brother John settled in Vancouver where they were employed by the Canadian Postal service. Their hobby of hiking  and mountaineering was avidly pursued in Canada, where they  climbed many peaks of the Coast range and the Selkirks of  Eastern B.C. and the Rockies of Alberta. Tom Fyles took many  groups of young people on climbing trips and became a recognized authority on rock climbing. He was a founding member  of the B.C. Mountaineering Club and a founder and honourary  life member of the Vancouver section of the Alpine Gub of  Canada. It was due to his efforts, together with those of about  three other people, that the Garibaldi Lake area was designated  a Provincial Park. In honour of his contribution to mountaineering in B.C., the Committee on Geographical Names re'  cently named a mountain near Bella Coola after him.  In 1922 he married Margaret Gladstone, a school teacher  from Victoria and they raised three sons. Their first son, John,  is the Co-ordinator of Northern Pipeline Development for the  Federal Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. Their  second son, James is Deputy Minister of Mines for B.C. and  their third son, David, is Chief Engineer with B.C. Ferries,  There are ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mrs.  Fyles died several years ago.  Mr. Fyles was a strong supporter of Gibsons United Church.  He was an elder and member of the choir since moving here  {from Vancouver in 1954. Previously he was an elder and choir  member of St. George United Church in South Vancouver.  He had a great love for the mountains, the sea, the animals,  birds and the wild flowers of British Columbia, a legacy left to  his children and grandchildren.He was a true ecologist long  before that term had been thought of. He will be remembered.  Armstrong Tredway  It staples down  right over your  old floor  |redwaj   and that's about the easiest to install  sheet vinyl flooring ever. Tredway is so flexible  you can fold it, stretch it, fit it, trim it and  staple it down in one afternoon, and it won't  crack or crease? What's more, Tredway covers  up minor irregularities in the sub-floor so you  probably won't have any major preparation costs.  Choose from six contemporary designs, and  more than twenty colours.  Spring Bulbs  Glads, Begonias  Dahlias, etc  Specialty Seeds  Rose Bushes  Fruit Trees  and Shrubs  Perennials  Seed Potatoes  Onion Sets  Strawberry and  Raspberry Plants  Asparagus Roots  Lime, Garden  Fertilizers  Quality  Farm & Garden Coast News, April 10,1979.  tilt  Wrundererers  wind up winners  Elphinstone   Wanders   cloae  out soccer season.  The Gibsons soccer club  finished regular league play  on the week-end at the High  School pitch playing a double-  header on Saturday and Sunday. The home team lost  Saturday 2���0 to the front  runners Sons of Norway  and on Sunday defeated the  Shamrock Labalts 2���0.  The Elphinstone Wanderers  are assured of a third place  finish and promotion to the  7th Division. The Wanderers  are    currently    in    second  Wanderers' hold  on  second  place.  On Saturday, the Wanderers were behind 1���0 at  the half on a goal scored by  the Sons of Norway on an  indirect free kick. The visiting  team scored a record goal  near the end of the game to  ensure them of the victory.  Thc game was a physical  affair which featured excellent  refcreeing and good sportsmanship by both teams. Both  teams enjoyed the confines of  our local neighbourhood pub  and the rumours are that the  place; however Belford United,  visiting team only just made  presently in third place.have a   the last ferry for Vancouver.  game in hand over the Wanderers and meet the league  leaders next Sunday in Vancouver. The Wanderers are  hoping for a Sons of Norway  victory which will solidify the  A Sons of Norway defenseman  was hospitalized due to a  knee injury but rejoined his  team-mates and the Wanderers at the Cedars Inn.  Stars of Saturday's game were  Sttfbjmttt MrtaxB  we now specialize in  *  ��� HONDA Car Repairs.  Bring your HONDA down to Tony  885-9466  Hwy #101, Wilson Creek  Corky Bland who played a  magnificent game at Centre  Back, Don P. Baker and  Stevie Miles.  On Sunday, the Wanderers  again played a strong game  against the Shamrock Labatts  and after two years, finally  beat the vety competitive  visiting club 2���0. A first half  goal was scored by forward  Joey Sawer on an indirect  kick and the first half ended  with the home club leading by  one goal. In the second half,  the Wanderers made sure of  the victory with a goal by  Robbie Williams set up by  Left Winger Graham Chapman .The Wanderers constantly pressed through the entire  game and good scoring  chances by Duncan Campbell,  Ken Miles and Nick Bergnack  were thwarted by the Labatt's  keeper. The Wanderers were  very deserving of the victory  and outstanding keen efforts  were made by Gary Davies,  Graham Chapman and Stevie  Miles. Kenny Miles was the  most dangerous player on  the field, and set up many  dangerous offensive thrusts  for the Wanderers. The entire  back line consisting of Art  Dew, Corky Bland and Don  P. Baker held off the Labatt  attack while the Wanderers'  Forwards were playing  attacking soccer.  Retirement beckons for  Duncan Campbell and Jan  de Reus, regular players  with the club. However, this  year's team has had a good  nucleus of reserves and regulars which has strengthened  the  club  considerably.  The Wanderers are travelling to Powell River Easter  Week-end to participate in  their local tournament.  The  Strikes  and spares  %  Elphinstone Wanderers had just finished their season on a winning note when  they posed for this team picture. Top Left to Right: T. Nick Bergnach, Dan Baker,  Elphinstone Wanderers had Just finished their season on a winning note when they  posed for this team picture. Top Left to Right: T. Nick Bergnach, Dan Baker,  Jean de Reus, Les Tierney, Corky Bland, Graham Chapman, Bottom Left to Right:  Robbie Williams, Ken Miles, Joey Sawer, Steve Miles, Art Dew, Duncan Campbell. Absent: Gary Davis and Frank Havies.  OK Hockey Challenge Cup loss  Last weekend the Powell  River "Taws" defeated a contingent from the Sunshine  Coast for the third year in a  row to keep the O.K. Challenge Trophy at their end.  With the trophy at stake, a  pick up group of former Gales  and commercial hockey players under the sponsorship  of the  Elphinstone  Recrea-  River in the second, with each chances at either end.Brian  team scoring a single goah Adams for the Taws broke the  Taws at the :10 mark on a game open with  two goals  lovely individual goal by Dean in a span of two minutes,  Ochitwa, while Jim Gray re- the second being a power  plied for Elphinstone to bring play goal.   But  Elphinstone  the locals within two again, never gave up, and fought  With the score at 5���4 the back to within one with a nice  Elphinstone   team   went   to goal by Tom Pick on a pass  work, scoring three unanswer- from Cece Duff. But just 12  ed goals in the third period  Minor Hockey Association  seconds  later   Greg   Martin  tion   Association,    left    for   Terry Germaine got the team   deflected a goalmouth pass  Powell River for the best of   back into it at the midway  from   Pierce   again,   giving  Wanderers team tournament   three series to be played there   point of the third, and then  Casey no chance, on what pro-  will be held May 5th and the   Although the series ended in   Jim Gray tied the score on a   ved to be the winner. With  team looks forward to continued support from the local  fans.  (F%B.A. BLACKTOP^  "QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1956"  ASPHALT PAVING OF:  ROADS ��� INDUSTRIAL SITES ��� PARKING AREAS  TENNIS COURTS ��� DRIVEWAYS  GRAVEL SALES    '  "FOR FREE ESTIMATE CALL"  885-5151  East Porpoise Bay, Sechelt  Members:  ���SSt  CfcTOP LT  Amalgamated Construction  Association  B.C. Road Builders  Association  |k.....���  a narrow defeat by the locals,  the three time champion  "Taws" needed all the help  they could get to win the  series two games to one.  Game liElphlnstone 7, Taws 6  It was this first game that  let the Powell River commercial champion Taws see that  they would not have an easy  time of the series; but in the  beginning it appeared to all  that it could be a Cakewalk.  Taws jumped into a 2-0 lead  by the 1:44 mark of the first  period on goals by Alan Antle  and Dan Bourassa. By the  middle part of the period,  Elphinstone had gathered  themselves together, and tied  the game on goals by Dave  Lamb and Kelly Bodnarek.  The Powell River crew continued to dominate, scoring  three goals before Ted Lever  scored the Elphinstone third  goal with less than a minute  to play.  After being widely outshot  in the first, the locals came  back    to    outshoot    Powell  power play from line mates four minutes left in the game,  Lamb   and   Bodnarek.   That Elphinstone pulled within one  set the stage for the tense and again   on   pretty   play   by  exciting   finish   with   great Cece  Duff who  pulled  the  chances at either end by both Taws goalie well out of posi-  clubs, but spectacular goal- tion before scoring,  tending by Sam Casey kept The   final   four   minutes  the   score   even.   It   wasn't proved to be just as tense and  until the 18:59 mark of the as exciting as the previous  final frame that Dave Lamb  connected for the winner, and  his second goal of the game,  converting a pass from  linemates Bodnarek and Gray  'Shots on goal in the game  saw Taws outshoot Elphinstone 42���31 while Powell  River took 4 penalties tn 3 for  the locals.  Game 2:Taws 6 Elphinstone 5  night's game with Elphinstone  pouring on the pressure.  Having pulled Casey for a  sixth attacker Elphinstone  managed to hit two goalposts  in the final minute while the  Taws could only manage two  weak rink length shots at  the open net. Final scqre 6���5  Taws.  With Powell River scoring  By Bod Mulcaster  Playoffs are starting as  the winter bowling season  winds to a close. Everybody's  bowling well and the playoffs  should be interesting.  In the Classic League 300  games by Terry Cormons ���  304, Mike Cavalier ��� 321,  Frank Redshaw ��� 326 and  Ralph Roth was tops with  games of 308 and 366 for a  four game total of 1162. In  the Gibsons 'A' League Pam  Spence a 301 and Laurie  Cavalier a 311. In a roll off  Judith Spence had a 370  single and 863 for three. In  the Ball and Chain Freeman  Reynolds had games of  302-314 and an 882 three  game total. In the Phuntastique Mel de los Santos rolled  a 301 single and Jim Middle-  ton rolled off with a 293 single  and an 803 triple. In the  Legion League Al Braun  rolled a 311 single and Don  Slack a 312 single and 823  for three. In the Senior Y.B.C.  Mike Maxfield had a 298  single and 832 for three and   340;Scott  Danny Hurren in the Bantams  almost made a 500 double  with  a  256-499  two  game  total classic 1  Highest   scores:    Classic:  Mike Cavalier 321-991; Freeman Reynolds 297-1051;  Ralph Roth 366-1162; Toes.  CoffeeiNora Solinsky 288-700;  Dolores O'Donaghey 285-729;  Lynda Makeiff 292-749;  Swingers: Belle Wilson 176-  506;Alice Smith 193-518;  Len Hornett 208-577;Art Tea-  sdale 233-578;GBwons 'A'l  Paddy Richardson 293-676;  Kathy Clark 266-697;Judith  Spence 370-863;Lorne Christie  272-684;Mike Cavalier 287-  755;Ed Gill 262-764;Wed.  Coffee: Edna Bellerive 263-  670; Sharon Venechuck 269-  675;Janet Flumerfelt 255-719;  Slough-oflsiSue Whiting 261-  618;Ball and Chain: Vivian  Chamberlin 268-737;Brian  Butcher 235-690; Freeman  Reynolds 314-882; Phuntas-  tlque: Hazel Skytte 257-729;  Bud Uird 253-680; Mel de los  Santos 301-732;Don Slack 295-  745; Jim Middleton 293-803;  Legion: Joan Peers 264-670;  John Christiansen 249-663;  Don Slack 312-823; Russell  Robinson 214-607; Y.B.C.  Victoria Gazely 174-  Spain     184-351;  Lance Davis 212-363; Danny  Hurren 256-499;Senloni Anne  Husband 226-596; Gwen McConnell 203-598; Mike Maxfield 298-832.  Minor Hockey finally  wrapped up these past two  weekends with a hockey  jamboree at Powell River  and trips to Gold River, Courtenay, and an all star atom  game in Sechelt.  At Powell River three teams  represented the Sechelt  Minor Hockey Association.  The Legion 109 Pee Wee  Team won one out of three  games, the Midget Credit  Union Rangers won two, lost  and tied one. And the Family  Mart Aces, Bantams, lost  all three games in a jamboree  featuring teams from The  Island, Powell River, and  Sechelt-Gibsons.  Last weekend three teams  travelled to The Island. Twin  Creek Pee Wees and G.T.  Bantams played three games  each at Gold River losing  three times each. The Midget  Rangers finished the season  in Courtenay playing two  games, winning one of them.  At the Arena an all star  team of Atoms split two close  games with Hope in two of the  finest games seen this  year, winning 5���4 and  losing 9���8.  April 20th is the big wrap  up with a Minor Hockey banquet at Gibsons Elementary  School starting at 7:00. We  have some of the Canucks  lined up as well as a sports  announcer from Vancouver.  Medals, ribbons and  trophies will be presented.  Each boy who played Minor  Hockey this year will receive  something.  Tickets are $3.00 ��� :  available at the door or from  Brian Butcher, 886-9370  Barry Lynn, 886-9136 or Jim  Gray 885-3147.  Fishermen! You can win valuable prizes! Enter  In a game that was almost four of their six goals on power first 20 minutes scoring three  storming and at even strength  a reversal of the previous eve- plays, the feeling was that had unanswered goals by Terry   at  the  start  of  the   third,  ning's  contest,   it  was   the there been neutral officials, Germaine, Jim Gray and Dave  Taws who again opened the the third game in the series Lamb. A fourth goal was appa-  scoring   with   Greg   Martin may not have been necessary, rently  in  according  to   the  picking   up   the  first   Tally But that was never mcvje ob- Powell River goal judge but  followed by little Gary Pierce, vious than in the final game the referee ruled otherwise,  an    exceptionally    talented Sunday  which  the  Referee After one it was 3���0 for  player picked up by the Taws turned into an absolute farce. Elphinstone.  for the series. The second After the first game where the     In the second, a tremen-  goal   for   Terry   Germaine locals received but three mi- dously clean and hard hitting  in the series saw the locals nor   penalties,   with   Powell game was ruined by the refe-  come to within one, but in River in need of a win,Elphin- rees as the Elphinstone team  the second period the referees stone, not playing any diffe- played all but the first minute  took over, and power plays rently, were handed 18 minor and a half two men short,  made the difference as the penalties    by    a    *ifferent During their 18 minutes of  Outdoors Sweepstakes  power play the Taws managed  to score six goals, three by  Dan Bourassa and one by Gary  Pierce and Greg Martin.  Ted Lever scored an early goal  in the period, and while still  GRAND PRIZE  Winner's choice of hu;n ond trailer plus n Mercur)  Wlh p oulboord. 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Game 3: Taws 10 Elphinstone  However Elphinstone hung on 8  with some outstanding goal-     It was apparent from the  tending     and     exceptional outset the officials were not  penalty killing by their big going to allow the challenge  four defense of Stu Orpen, trophy out of Powell River,   two men short Kelly Bodnarek  Mike Sutherland, Tom Han- as a steady stream of Elphin-  intercepted  an  errant  pass  sen and Ted Lever with Gary stone players found their way  and slipped the puck behind  Pierce picking up his second of to the penalty box for some   the Taws keeper to miracu-  the game for Taws. very    ridiculous    penalties,   lously bring the score to 6���5  at the end of two it was 3-3 However,  this  didn't begin  at the end of two periods.  and both teams poured it on until the second period, as the      A win wasn't to be in the  in the third with unbelievable Elphinstone club owned the   cards as the locals came out  [outboards!  6UTB6ARDST SK-*  COHO MARINA RESORT  Madeira Park  HONDA! You light up my life.  With Power Plants, Outboard Motors, and a line of Street Bikes  that brings the World as close as  C0G.T CVCLG  1  Free Entry Forms at Your Mercury Outboard Dealer. Come in Now!  yL poi   ���    YAMAHA  Porpoise Bay Rd., Sechelt  D.L.#01485B  HONDA  scrambled all around the Taws  net, only to have the Powell  River team come back and  have one of their shots deflect  in off of an Elphinstone  player. Dave Lamb, Bob Blake  and Jim Gray finished off the  scoring for Elphinstone, while  Ochitwa with two, Martin  and Pierce completed the  scoring for Powell River.  Considering the locals had  only played twice together this  season, the team felt that they  gave a good showing of themselves, and with any luck at  all, could have brought the  trophy down this end.  Planning has already begun  for an amalgamated hockey  league next year that should  interest all commercial,  over the hill, and industrial  hockey players. It is hoped  that a four or five team  Senior men's league will be  formed, a semi non hitting  league where players will  be drafted onto the teams.  More on this at a later date.  The players on the Elphinstone Hockey Club would like  to gratefully acknowledge  the Recreation Association for  their financial assistance in  the Challenge Trophy as well  as the Roberts Creek Legion  who also helped out with the  expenses for the trip.  St* George98  Day Tea  St. Aidans A.C.W. met in  March to finalize plans for  their St. Georges Day Tea to  be held in the Parish Hall,  Friday, April 27th.  Mrs. Eaglestone, Custodian  of W.A. Memorial House in  Vancouver will open oar Tea  at 2.00 p.m.  We will have Homebaking,  Plants, Mystery Parcels,  Books, and Regal Sales. A  Hamper is to be raffled and  there will be a Door Prize.  Come and enjoy a social  afternoon with friends. mmm  ^  Gibsons Auxiliary  Coast News, April 10,1979.  11.  Intrepid Marsh Society group sets out on their weekend adventure to Chaterbox  Falls.  tr.'v   �������� "-.*���'       *,>:P   *���,�� ���;������-.-    -*?  *,*.-;    --O'    .���'���*-'     l��#'e m.'JU.m. ���,.   .'  fee *3***t- w*-  One of the sights along the way were these Indian rock paintings Just below Earls  A vanished landmark  By Rank Wyngaert  Use of this building in  future years was indeed varied. Frank Sully of Vancouver  moved to Gibson's Landing  with his wife and son in 1939  and purchased the Winn Hall  building. Again there were  renovations and the premises  became known as Sully's  Cafe. In addition to renewing  foundation work, the Sully's  added a large verandah on  the waterfront side.    .  In 1945 Ernie Drew and  wife Mary purchased the Sully  Cafe, then following renovations, re-opened as the  Merry-Em Cafe, following an  addition to the premises by  enclosing the large verandah  to become part of the restaurant.  Later the Drews discontinued operation of this business. They built a partition  down the centre of the building. The half along Marine  Drive became the new premises of the Bank of Montreal.  Mrs. Fisher of Grantham's  Landing rented the waterfront section and opened up  her business premises,  Mariner Cafe.  Following the occasion of  the Bank of Montreal re-locating in their present premises, Marine Drive, their  vacated premises were rented  to Bill Tweedly from which he  operated a cafe for a period of  one year. During that time  period of late 1960, Walter  Nygren, local commercial  fisherman, purchased the  building from owner Mary  Drew. Walter opened a sales  service for both commercial  and sports fishermen, using  the trade name Walt Nygren  Sales Ltd., and which now  occupied the cafe section of  the building just vacated by  Mrs. Fisher ��� at which time  she moved to the Bal Block  and opened a delicatessen  business.  When ��� following a year,  in business ��� Bill Tweedly  closed shop, the premises  immediately became occupied  by Earle Bingley who transferred his stock from the small  one-time butcher shop at the  Howe Sound Trading Store,  where sales were previously  conducted. His sports goods  business was known as  Earle's Agencies.  Following a few years at this  location, Bingley sold his  business to Winston Robinson. Walter Nygren operated  in complete harmony with  both these businessmen. He  cut out a large opening from  the divisional wall so that  customers were privileged to  shop at random from one store  section to the other. It was  generally assumed that the  stock of each store was complementary to the other.  Also, Walter created a  working area beneath the  main floor which was used as  a shop, servicing outboard  motors, chain saws, lawn-  mowers, etc. Jimmie Sawyer  was first to rent this area,  followed by George Sawyer in  1966 (not related) and named  the business "Nuts & Bolts  Sales & Service".  Following a prolonged  illness Winston Robinson  was obliged to refrain from  continuence of his enterprise.  It was at this time, 1971, that  Richard Janowsky, Hs wife  and three sons, mtved to  Gibsons. He purchase! the  building from Walter  Nygren, also the merclandise,  including that of Robinson,  thus confining both lusines-  ses to one operation kiown as  Ail Sports Marine Inc.  As one concludes this  regime relative to this historic  buiding, surely no otter local  building has rendered itself  to so many uses.  However, returning briefly  to the pioneer Gibsons home-  site on which the iiuial part  of this building wis constructed, and following purchase of said property by  Charles P.Smith, trie road  structure through thecentre of  the pioneer's orchard was not  undertaken by the Municipality, in as much as it was  then non-existent. The construction project, thei subjected to a strong sense of protest, was conducted during  August 1927 by 'The Department of Public Worts', Victoria. Local foreman ii charge  was Clare Chamberlin  It may be concluded that,  without the reality of this  relatively short road, subdivision of the old Gibsoi home-  site by new owner C.P. Smith  could hardly have been  feasible without excessive  cost to himself.  Mime classes  If there are enough people  out there who are interested  in clowning, playing the ham  without words, exaggerating  movements, and learning to  master both facial and body  gestures, Gerardo Avila,  Master Mime Artist and  excellent teacher, will be  pleased to offer Mime Classes  for adults and/or children  during April and May. Pro-  viding  a   physical,   mental,  OASTAL HUES  Ti  Watch  Forour 9th Anniversary and Expansion  April 18th to 30th  Drop In Next Week for Free Coffee & Donuts  Celebrate with Us  ��� 886-2700    1 Mile West of Gibsons On Hwv 1  1 Mile West of Gibsons On Hwy 101  By Marie Trainor  The regular monthly meeting of the Gibsons Hospital  Auxiliary was held Wednesday, 4 April 1979, in the worked 142 hours.  ton and Mrs. Kay Wall.  From reports read by the  Chairmen of the various  committees for the month of  March, a total of 35 volunteers  Calvary Baptist Church Hall  with 31 members present.  President, Joan Rigby,  opened the meeting and  welcomed two more new  members ��� Mrs. Olive Man-  The busy fingers of our  knitters was very much in  evidence from die display  of beautiful knitted wear,  which included a baby shawl  as well as baby sets  and  jackets.  While still on  this and when necessary,  subject, I would like to draw 1 would like to correct an  the attention of our knitters error in my column of last  that a request has been re- month. The Aloha luncheon  ceived from the  Gift  Shop has    been    scheduled    for  that they are in dire need of November 16th (not October  bed socks and bed jackets. 16th a* printed). More infor-  If any of our ladies would like mation  on   this   event   will  to take on this project and appear   in   future   columns,  help replenish.the stock at the u"t but by no means |east?  Come cry with me  Dear Ann  I was having an affair.  I am married. My husband  caught us together ��� my lover  and I, In the afternoon. What  a situation. The yelling and  crying and all the physical  aspects left me in tears and  shock. I really was only entertaining myself, boosting my  ego. I didn't want to end my  marriage but I fear I did.  Do you think there are possible repairs? Sony  Dear Sorry:  I've heard of scenes like  yours but am happy to report  I never witnessed one. The  polite thing would be to meet  outside the home at least.  Your husband reacted in a  predictable manner. Let it cool  for a while, then talk calmly about why and how this  happened. Maybe it can be  salvaged. Next time you're  bored, go to a movie.  Dear Ann:  You frequently mention  nutrition, and say, stop  smoking and drink moderately ��� as a boost to well-being,  particularly for sex.  Well, what do you do if  you try to upgrade your life  and your mate won't go along  with you?  I tell him his body can't  handle all the fat in beef and  pork. It coats his arteries  inside like cottage cheese and  can cause heart attacks and  strokes. He just scoffs. I try  dishes with tofu, mushrooms,  bean sprouts and onions.  I use garlic and soy sauce for  flavouring. I find it delicious  and light with a green salad  and fruit. He says he's no  rabbit. How do I cope with  someone who just isn't  interested?  and emotional workout,  practising the movements  of mime is not only playful  fun, but stimulating end Invigorating exercise as well.  All those who might be interested in learning this  delightful art with Gerardo  axe asked to call the Fitness  & Recreation Service at  885-5440 by April 12th, and  if enough people are interested a class will be formed.  own.   I   doubt   he'll   start  shopping.  Make your spaghetti  sauce with mushrooms or  ground chicken breast. It's  delicious, no fat unless you  add olive oil. Do so at the ends  heating destroys pressed  oils. Use sesame seed oil on  salads and use on vegetables  after they are cooked. Cut  down on dairy products, use  skim milk for cooking and  drinking if you can. Only have  three eggs a week. Doctors  say we only need about two  inches square of cheese and  four ounces of meat. Get protein in whole grain cereals or  bread. If you serve this food  in an interesting manner  he'll gladly eat it. Don't  buy sugar, just honey and  he'll get used to it too. Don't  buy coffee or tea ��� just  herbal tea. Make these changes gradually and he'll do  as you do. Lose weight, feel  better and sexier. The health  food store has these foods and  more. I put vanilla with  yogurt on fruit and mix  yogurt and mayonnaise  half and half with garlic and  onion for green salad.  You can introduce yogurt this  way and soon he'll like it ���  at least it works with some  people. Go for itl Keep  testing I  Gift Shop I know it would be  greatly appreciated. If you  would like any particular type  of wool, please give Rene  Jardine (886-96%) a call and  she will be most happy to  get it for you.  The annual convention  of the BCAHAwill be held  this year in the Hotel  Vancouver from May 30th to  June 1st. Gibsons Auxiliary  will be represented by the  President Joan Rigby and Secretary Pearl Dove.  The Lions Club will again be  holding their dinner meetings  at Harmony Hall and have  approached our Auxiliary to  cater for these functions  once a month. Their next  dinner meeting is scheduled  for April 24th which will  be convened by Veria Hobson,  assisted by Grace Jamieson,  Helen Wynhandl and Hilda  Lee.  We are looking forward,  with interest, to the Friendship Tea on April 19th in the  Roberts Creek Community  Hall for all the Auxiliaries  on the Sunshine Coast to St.  Mary's Hospital, with the  Gibsons ladies acting as  Hosts. Our guest speaker,will  be Mrs. Margaret Mac-  Pherson, President of the  BCAHA. She will be accompanied by Mrs. Verna Temoin,  Area Representative and the  Executive Secretary, Mrs.  A.D. (Marge) Graham.  Final arrangements have now  been completed and it is  hoped that all our Auxiliary  members will make an extra  special effort to attend and  lend a helping hand where  a   Ways  Means   Com  mittee has been formed with  Verla Hobson as Chairman,  assisted by Phoebe Blomberg,  Vi Harris and Ida Leslie. We  will probably be hearing a lot  of weird and wonderful ideas  coming from this group for  fund raising projects. Good  luck gals.  Our next meeting will be  held on Wednesday May 2nd.  See you there.  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Reference:  Point Atkinson  Wed.Apr.ll  0440 13.7  1105 S.S  1720 13.2  2300 7.1  Thun.Apr.12  0515 13.8  1130 5.0  1800 13.5  2355 7.6  e Groceries e Fishing Tackle  eSundriese Timex Watches  Pacific  Standard Time  Fri. Apr. 13  0540  13.8  1200  4.3  1840  13.8  Sat.Apr.14  0020  8.1  0605  13.7  1245  3.8  1925  14.0  Open 9���9  7 Days a Week  Snn.Apr.15  0110 8.7  0635 13.6  1315 3.4  2020 14.1  Moo.Apr.lt  0150 9.3  0710 13.4  1405 3.4  2105 14.1  Tue. Apr. 17  0250 10.0  0740 13.0  1445 3.5  2210     "  Gibsons rugby in  playoff win  Gibsons Rugby Club kept  their winning streak alive  this weekend with their  22-6 win over Red Lions of  Vancouver. The scoring  started early in the game with  Found Wanting a penalty goal by Jay Pomfret.  Dear Found Wanting:  What a familiar argument.  Beef, since the turn of the  century, has about 80% fat;  it was 40% at one time. It's  marbled in the meat so one  can't cut it out. I believe if  you only buy chicken and fish  and fix it in tasty ways and  serve raw vegetables (salad)  and fruit he'll eat it or fix his  Gibsons Public  Library  ||Tuesday2-4p.m  Wednesday 2-4 p.rn  1 Thursday 2-4 &.  7-9 P-m-  ||saturday2-4p.m  886-2130  The first of the three toys  was scored on second effort  by Bill Henderson who  slipped the ball to Jim Fisher,  who plowed over for the try.  The convert was missed and  Gibsons was on top 9-0.  The Lions' only score came  on their third attempt at a  5 year scrum. Taking the  ball in for The Lions was Al.  Lobban and the convert  was made by Ron Cummings.  The score at the end of the  first half was 9-6 to BGibsons.  The second half got off to  a quick start with Jay Pomfret  putting the ball through the  uprights on a penalty kick.  Bob Johnson, on a very exciting run from near centre  field scored the second try  for the home team. The final  try was from a lineout 5 yards  out. Mike Partridge, scrum  half, called for a short throw  to Bruce Giw, first in the  line out. Bruce went in to  score. The convert by Pomfret  was good.  The final scoring effort  for Gibsons came from a  penalty by Pomfret. Final  score was 22-6. The next  playoff game will be Satuday  1:00 p.m.  at  /elphinstone.  Harry W. Block  ''You can  trust H&R  Block to do  your income  tax return'.'  Our specially trained tax experts sit  down with you and ask questions.  We look for every legitimate deduction. It's part of our service, and  that service is dedicated to making  sure you pay only the absolute minimum tax. At H&R Block, we are  income tax specialists.  H&R BLOCK  THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE  Gibsons 886-7414  IN SUNNVCREST MALI. (ACROSS FROM SUPER VAIU)  Monday-Saturday 9:30-5:30  Friday 9:30-9:00  Appointments Available ��� Come in Today.  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES  New Life for  Old Runners!  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HI  ifc  *  t  sl  r  Wildlife  corner  By Ian Corrance  The group made use ol a makeshift raft to get ashore and off again when they  reached Iheir destination and found the ramp adrift.  Jervis Inlet  Eleven of us hardy souls  from the Marsh Society,  braved the wilds of Jervis  Inlet last Saturday.  Under the prod from Wayne  Diakow who, I'm convinced,  thinks that the best time of  the day is two hours before  dawn, we gathered at Madeira  Park, checked our emergency  supplies (binoculars, cameras,  cigarettes, and Sarah Lee  cream cakes), and off down to  the boat.  As we left Pender five  bald eagles were off to one  side, greves were popping up  around us, and the coffee was  percolating on the stove.  I think the coffee was the one  I was watching most.  Agamemnon Channel was  pretty good for bird life,  marbled merrelets, rednecked greves, eagles,  gldeneyes and such, and  Wayne was pretty sure that  he saw a couple of common  murres in winter plumage.  When he tallied up at the end  of the day, he had sightings  of 33 species - not bad for one  SPCA neutering operation  And this was the destination, Chatterbox Falls at  the head of Princess Louisa Inlet.  Fishing Tips from  the Wharfinger  By Gary White  Now io explain why all this  stuff works. The rods recommended are long and soft with  short handles. The length  adds strength and keeps the  herring away from one another. The handles are short  so you can hold the rod in  front of you.  It is advisable to square  your body to the fish as they  have a tendency to get loose if  you play them behind your  back.  The Diawa reels not only  hold a lot of line but they also  retrieve line very fast, allowing you to catch up to a salmon steaming up to the surface. If money is no object  buy hardy lonstongs. They  are the best. Charter boat  line is inexpensive and one  spool will cover the reel  nicely, even with backing.  Line stretches, chaffs and  rots so I change mine every  si.\   months   and   it   doesn't  cost an arm and a leg.  The hooks can be bought  anywhere and are strong and  stay sharp. To sharpen new  hooks stroke your stone down  the outside face of the hook.  You don't have to make a  point ��� it should be able to  stick to your hand.  The knots I use don't  slip or stretch and can be  chaffed without losing too  much strength. Also you can  trim them closely.  The depth (near the bottom)  springs can always be caught  on the bottom, but in the early  morning or late evening, they  can be very near the surface. Experiment.  Seatbeltfc  The matter of seat belts for  school buses was tabled until  the April 26 meeting of the  School Board, as no progress  has been made and no further  recommendations have been  received  What Is the Problem?  Man is presently faced with  the great challenge of reducing the tremendous animal  over-population dilemna.  Millions of dogs and cats  are humanely destroyed  annually in Public Pounds  and Humane Society Shelters  because there are not enough  homes. Join us in our battle  against surplus breeding,  cruelty and neglect. Have  your pet spayed or neutered.  You '11 be glad you did.  Every day of the year,  thousands of homeless and  unwanted dogs and cats  are humanely put to death.  Over 79,000 dogs and cats  must be destroyed yearly  in Vancouer. Why? Simply  because there are too few  homes for the thousands  of puppies and kettens born  yearly. In an endeavour to  help subside the rising tide  of surplus animals, the  Vancouver Regional Branch  Animal Medical Clinic has  been established. The primary  purpose of the Clinic is to  provide spaying and neutering  services at the lowest cost  possible, in order to encourage people to have their  pets spayed or neutered.  In addition, the staff will  monitor the care of Society  animals, administer disease  prevention innoculations,  and care for sick and injured  animals. The Medical Clinic  is not open to the general  public for any reason other  than spaying or neutering.  Consult your private veterinarian for any emergency,  illness, or routine examination  for your pet.  What   Exactly   Is   a   Spay  Operation?  A spay operation is performed by a qualified veterinarian and should pose no  major threat to a normal  female dog or cat, who has  experienced good health  and correct care. The most  commonly employed surgical  technique is removal of both  ovaries, both uterine horns,  and a portion of the uterine  body. This operation is usually  done after four months of age.  | See our j  j Bargain Shelf  for good buys  NDP Bookstore J  POWER OUTAGE  I hese interruptions in Electric Service are essential to enable us to up-grade our Distribution System which will allow us to accommodate future load growth.  I he following areas will be affected.  9:00 A.M. to 12:00 NOON  1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.  9 A.M. to 12:00NOON  1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.  9:00 A.M. to 12:00 NOON  1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.  9:00 A.M. to 12:00 NOON  1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.  18 April 1979  18 April 1979  19 April  1979  19 April  1979  20 April  1979  20 April  1979  22 April  1979  22 April  1979  From Substation Rd. and Hwy. 101, Sechelt,  to Havies Rd., Selma Park and all side roads  From Havies Rd., Selma Park to Field Rd. and  Hwy. 101, Wilson Creek and all side roads  From Field Rd. and Hwy. 101, Wilson Creek to  thc Golf Course on Hwy. 101 and all side roads  From the Golf Course to the Junction of Hwy.  101 and Lower Rd.  and all side roads  From Roberts Creek Rd. and Hwy. 101, to Lower  Rd. and Hwy. 101, including part of Beach Ave.  and all side roads  From Junction of Lower Rd. and  Hwy. 101 to Pratt Rd. and Hwy. 101  and all side roads.  From Pratt Rd. and Hwy. 101 ��� South to include  all of Gower Pt. area and all side roads  From Pratt Rd. and Hwy. 101 to North Rd. to  Gibsons' Substation and all side roads  NOTE: all times are approximate.  What Is the Neutering  Operation?  The surgical technique  employed by most veterinarians is the removal of  both testicles by means of an  incision on the scrotum.  Because of the exterior  location of a normal male's  reproductive organs, opening  the cat s or dog's abdomen is  not necessary.  Will Spaying Destroy  May  Pet's Appearance?  Exercise and a proper diet  will keep your pet attractive  and active; thus, it is impossible even for a veterinarian  to tell if a cat or dog is spayed  by simply looking at it.  Female dogs normally come  into season only twice a year.  During this time, their ovaries  produce female hormones.  The rest of the year their  ovaries are not active. In a  sense, animals are physiologically "spayed" most of  the time. This is the reason  a male dog will not normally  pursue a female except when  whe is in heat.  Will Spaying Alter My Pet's  ne water.  weather was better  ���ad been. The clouds  were petty high and the  water was dead calm for most  of the tip. A quick stop at a  rock bliff below Earls Cove  gave ui a chance to see  some In ian rock paintings.  The p rpose of the trip was  to see as much wildlife  as possit e, nip in through the  channel t Malibu, have a look  at Chatterbox Falls, and then  on the ��y back see if we  could elt our way through  all the food everyone had  overstocked up on.  On thi way up we had the  added tonus of spotting (by  my court) 13 mountain goats,  1 black tear and 3 seals,plus  a good viriety of sea birds.  The hmour for spotting the  first go* goes to old hawk  eye, Peer Gordon. He was  studying a rock slide through  his binctulars, when one of  the rocta got up and walked  away, within a few moments  all the classes were trained  on the iliff faces, and goats  were appearing everywhere.  Once onthe mountain we were  able to tick out ten of them.  ; The] establishment at  Malibu is  something  else.  Intelligence,  Personality,  or  Disposition?  Absolutely not.  What ait the Advantages of  Spaying?  There are many. First, of Originaly built to accommo  course, your pet will not go date *e Hollywood rich  through bothersome heat  periods. She can never bear  unwanted litters of young  and she can never die of  pyometra, a common uterine  infection. The chances that  she will develop breast  cancer, the most common  malignancy in the bitch, are  almost nil. The license fee  is almost subsstantially  reduced.  Is the Operation Painful?  Not at all. Hie procedure Y  performed  under full  ant  thesla with complete stuglcn  sterility.   The   only   major  Not at all. The procedure is  performed under full anesthesia with complete surgical  sterility. The only major problem is to keep the patient  reasonable quiet after  reasonably quiet after surgery.  down  us, I  I  was  i) the wharf to greet  would have known  on Fantasy Island.  It's nay run by a nondeno-  minatimal religious group  called New Life. The set up  alone opuld bring me into the  fold With just a little  fold with just a little persuasion. Cf and as Malibu may be,  '/lit sill has to take second  place to the head of the  reach at Chatterbox Falls.  The ajea is straight out of  Tolkeii. It's magic. Enough  said, vho would be imper  tinent  magic*;  camera  Then  getting  enough   to   describe  I gave the job to my  Bike menace  The Sechelt Detachment of  the Royal Canadian Mounted  Police spoke of a rash of  complaints in connection with  motorcycles in the Sechelt  area. Noise nuisance and  damage on both public and  private property have been  reported. In most cases, these  complaints refer to what are  known as trail bikes which  have straight-through exhausts and are usually uninsured. This sort of nuisance  is not confined to the Sechelt  area, and the Coast News  has heard of incidents in the  Roberts Creek area on Lower  Road, Marlene Road and in  the Cliff Gilker Park.  The R.C.M.P. stress the  need for parents to know  where   their   children   are  Lanes and roads, whether  paved or not, are public  property. People riding trail  bikes on private property  must have the permission of  the owners.  The R.C.M.P. warn bike  riders that bikes will be  seized in cases of infractions  and towed away at owners'  expense. Charges will be laid.  Where public property is  involved, offending motorcyclists face fines of $250  for driving without insurance,  $35 for driving without a  licence plate, $35 for driving  without a muffler, and $35  if they are also driving without a valid driver's licence.  In the case of private property, offenders will be responsible for trespassing and for  riding. In order for bikes to any damage caused, and they  be ridden on public property,  will be sued. The police are  the vehicles must be properly licenced and insured, and  the driver must be in possession ofa valid driver's licence.  taking any complaints received most seriously and  intend to prosecute to the  full extent of the law.  was a bit of a problem  ashore. The ramp  had bnken off, so we were  tied upitoa wharg which sat  about jfty feet from shore  with deep water in between.  Good, old Canadian know  how cane to the fore. We  unchainid a small section  of the fl nt and used it as a  raft. It was buoyed by logs so  when w( struck bottom we  were stll a bit more than  jumping distance, from shore,  but by using old bits of wood  and wha: have you we all  made it toland dry-footed.  Because of the shallows at  the head of the reach we  didn't have too much time to  spend wandering around,  but we did have time to  pose in front of the falls and  have oir pictures taken.  It's great fun being a tourist.  The liquid sunshine started  on the way back, so we were  glad that the Cheechaka  was big enough to accomodate  us inside with comfort, with  a bottle of fermented grain  as a finishing touch.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coasl News  Classifieds al Campbell's  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  It was a trip well worth  repeating, so if the offer  comes up again, other members of the Marsh Society  should jump at it. May thanks  to Wayne for organizing it  and to Erik Meyer, the  skipper, for his hospitality.  A final word, or two. Surf-  birds and rock sandpipers  have been reported around  Mission Point. I hope to get  down in time to see them  myself. Geese have been  spotted heading north  Snow and Canada, and there's  a good recipe for 'Andy's  dandelion wine' in the Gib  sons Wildlife newsletter.  If you shot anything interesting, give me a call at 886-2622  or 886-7817, my home number  is 886-9151, ta/  S.O.A.P.  SAVE OUR ARENA  PLEASE  Watch for  exciting events  Coming Soon  ^K-  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRj  Seaside Plaza  886-2000  886-9121  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Evenings Norm Peterson  886-2607  money! was obviously no  object vhen it was constructed. Ifl a midget had come  Church Services  Roman Catholic Sen Ices  Rev,T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In Sechell: 9:00a.m.Our Lady of  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holv Familv Church  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 Tec Boodle  886-7107 oi 886-9482  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886*2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCIT 1  Sabbath School Sal., 10 a.m  Hour of Worship Sill.: II a.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drieberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885*9750 or  883*2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886*2660  Sunday School ��� 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dvkes  PwI fflcllon Industrie/ Credit Union  28th ANNUAL GENERAL MECTING  At Gibsons Royal Canadian Legion Hall  Saturday, April 28,1979  DINNER 7 p.m.      (Door Prizes)  Tickets $4.00 each on sale at office  K  K  X  MEETING AT 8:30 p.m.  j&gagjggaagg^  _____M, mmm  m  Coast News, April 10,1979.  13.  iOAiV III  Classified Ad Policy  All Ibtlngi 50* per line per week.        CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  ar use Ihe Economical 3 for 2 rale NOON SATURDAY  3 weeks for die price of 2 . ,   .. .   . ..  * In Ihe event of an error Ihe  Minimum $2.00 per  Insertion,    publisher .lull be responsible for  All fen payable prior to Insertion,   one corrected Insertion only.  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  These CUaaKkatkM  i bee  Coming Event*  -Last  ���Food  htel yew ad la Ihe sqianf Inctadlnf Ihe price of Ihe Item and your telephone number. Bo sue to leave a blank space after each word.  Nephew enters Please. Jasl mall ta the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or BMaajT enter, lo Caul News, Classifieds, Boi 460, Gideons, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring hi perse, lo the Coast News office, Glbeeas  DROP OFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  birth/  Mike Danroth, your local Sunlife  representative is pleased to  sponsor this space for your  Birth Announcements. Phone the  Coast News for this bee service  and a free Baby Book.  gbUuorit/ onnounc��m��nt/     announcement/  obUwcuk/  Coaat Newt                                                  CLASSIFICATION:  ClaMlfiads  Box460,Qlbtoni,B.C.  VON 1VO                                         Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  n    _                  _z  _::i ::    : ���  l    : :                  -  onnounctrntnt/  To all who, during my recent  hospitalization, sent fruit,  flowers, books, and letters  and cards with words of encouragement; to friends who were  supportive to my wife; and to  doctors, nurses, and staff of  St. Mary's for their care, I  extend my heartfelt gratitude.  Les Peterson  Dave Herrtai We would like to  eipress our sincere thanks to our  friends and relatives for their  sympathy in the loss of our  Husband, Father and Grandfather, Dave Herrin.  Special thanks to the Royal  Cansdisn Legion Branch 140,  Dr. J. Hobson and the Reverend  D. Brown.  The Familv.  new!     *m  DOMESTIC HOUSE CLEANING!  886-9351            ^djffl  Wash walls, floors, ceilings.             ^  Dusting, vacuuming, inside windows.  Dally,  Hardwood floor care.  weekly,  Total interior clean-ups.  monthly,  Along with total carpet care.  yearly.  Concord Carpet Care Ltd. m  The Gallery  Shop  Special local hand-painted  cards, wood carving, rock  jewellery,    and    paintings.  Open  11���4  Mon.���Sat.  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON-  ms%%%%%\%%%%%%%%%ammlmmm.  We'd like to take this space to  express thanks to all those who  supported our bottle drive which  took our hockey team to Gold  River. Special thanks to the  sponsorship of Turennes Concrete, and to Mr. & Mrs. George  Almond for all their help.  G.T.'s Hockey Club  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings.  For information call 886-9696  or 886-9904. #26  Chasten Harry James of Gower  Point on April 3rd, 1979, aged 79  years. He leaves to mourn his loss  his wife, Florence, daughter,  Dorothy of North Vancouver, Son,  Jim of Sorrento, B.C. Five grandchildren, one great granddaughter, two sisters, Kathleen  Fisher and Dorrie Swallow,  Gower Point Rd. Funeral services  were held April 5th, 1979 from  Mount Pleasant Funeral Chapel.  Burial In family plot, Ocean View  Cemetery, Vane. B.C. Rev.  Dennis Morgan officiating. If so  desired, donations to C.A.R.S. or  St. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt,  would be appreciated.  To all those who contributed to  the Trust Fund which has given  me my wheelchair a most sincere  thanks. Les Peterson.  Gibsons School of Theatre Dance.  Qualified tuition in ballet, jazz,  tap,   acrobatic,Spanish.   886-  2531.      mm       #i6  oppoftwnUk/  si Passed away April 4,  1979, Louis Harry Roberts, late  of Nelson Island, and former  pioneer resident of Roberts  Creek, in his 95th year. Survived  by a son Lee of Heriot Bay, two  daughters, Yolana Mortensen of  Prince Rupert, and Zoe Lloyd of  Heriot Bay: Nine grandchildren,  and one sister, Ida Copeland of  Victoria. Funeral service Thursday, April 12 at 11.30 a.m. in  the Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons, with the Rev.E.J.Dins-  ley officiating. Interment Seaview Cemetry.  help wanted  Gordon Boothi Passed away  March 31st, 1979, survived by his  parents, a brother, Nell, and  Donna. Private funeral was held  at the Memorial Society, North  Vancouver, We wish to thank all  our friends for flowers & cards of  sympathy. Gladys & Bill Booth.  The Fitness Service  number Is  885-5440  Are you tired of searching a  ready-to-wear rack looking for  what you never find? Then  treat yourself to a made-to-  measure outfit, for men or  ladies. Speciality ��� formal  wear. Also alterations, designed and assembled by a  qualified European tailoress  (formerly of Hamburg Tailors  Inc., Germany). By appointment. 886-2415. tfn  &$3  TUB & TOP  SHOP  i   laNVtM Plact  Olbaoni_  Plumbing  . Hours:  Fri. & Sat.  10am:���5p.m.  Appoint���, nls anytime  Call 886-7621  rAAAAAaVAAAAAAAAAAi  Bob Kelly Clean-Up  Basements* Yards* Garages  ��� Anything  Dumptruck for hire  7 days a week  886-9433 Box 131, Gibsons  *fn  .................  aaawawaiitauaa^ssea  Experienced baker for summer  relief. June to September inclusive. Contact Shop-Easy Bakery, Mr. B.BIackwell, or ph. 885-  9823. #15  Side winder operators, experienced. 1 Bundler Operator.  1 Diesel Mechanic preferably  with marine GM experience.  Ph.884-5312 days or 885-2183  evenings. #17  Wanted ��� Young man to cut  grass on large lot during spring  & summer months In Selma Park.  Call Vancouver 669-1341        #15  pel/  OBEDIENCE CLASSES  Anyone    interested    in    basic  obedience. Phone 884-5260.  #15   Coast Business Directory  ********* AUTOMOTIVE *********    *********ELECTRIC ***********   m******** PLUMBING ********Mr  Economy RUTO PARTS Ltd.  Automobile, Industrial '  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    885-5181  0MS Tom Filacer   Phone 886-7868  LECTRICAL ...L    . ��3 ��� I IU]  Box 214, Gibsons: S.CP-'-  ONTRACTING  VON 1VO  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTING-STEAMFITTING  gjt HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  Irji  need tires?                   y  Come in to i               fl,  COASTAL TIRES      1  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101   ���  Phone 886-2700                ��4  mWrnnm,     u  Holland Electric  #        Bill Achterberg  Dofflce- 886-9232 Home - 886-9033.  Ltd.  ******* FLOOR COVERING'*r^a���*--��i#-  -    1  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  \\       P.O. Sox 609  N      Sechell, B.C.  Bus. 885-2331  IP       V0N3A0  Res. 886-7701,  ^^^mw^^^^^wmr vVe ���specialize in Volkswagen Repairs  $arts   885-9466 *honda*  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sumhine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  /���                                                     \  carpet-cabinet-ceramic centre  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sat.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  LNorth Road, Gibsons, B.C.               886-2765^  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph. 886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION'.1  "FIB'ERGLASS BATTS"  "BLOWN IN INSULATION'  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commercial  ******** MISC. SERVICES w********  A****** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND*****  *******    SUlLDING SUPPLY ********  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bilolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  CRAFT SUPPLIES ^  SEWING NOTIONS  ********** Cabinets **********  iINSHINH  CABINETS���REMODELLING'  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.       886-9411  VoPENSAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  R.GInn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  flfl#2 MARLENE RD.,   '  ROBERTS CREEK  JEWELRY^  WOOL  \^ Sunnycrest    Shopping    Centre. Gibsons    886-2525  ��" GIBSONS LANES Hwy101f^  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & Ire  Saturday  7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  if  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m Ujj  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed .  Payne Road, Gibsons  886-2311  CERAMIC-QUARRY TILE-  MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  RR#1  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  J.LEPORETILE    ;�����LEP0RE  886-8097 .  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove";  885-5379  *********   CARPENTRY **-*  VILLA CONSTRUCTION  CUSTOM HOMES & ADDITIONS  Sat.-Sun.   PH: 6854929       Weekly  All Day After 5 p.m.  m  IoWruStors  R-S.(BOB) LAMBERT  TOM MORRISON  LAMBERT ELECTRIC LTD.  RESIDENTIAL ��� COMMERCIAL  ___________________  1  ia�� 1160  GIBSONS. B.C.   VON 1V0  V  Quality Farm 6 Garden Suppln Ltd. -  886-7527  Pratt Rd.,  Gibsons  K  * Feed  * Pet Food  * Fencing  * Fertilizer  ************    EXCAVATING    *******  Concord Carpet Care  886-9351  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE  GIBSONS-SECHELT-PENDER HARBOUR  Free  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  Residential & Commerciai Roo( Trusses Gibsons, B.C>  J.B.EXCAVATINQ        886-9031  Water, sswar, drainage Installation  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  Terry Connor  S8U-7040  PAINTING C0NTRAC70,  00X540, Gibson), li.C.  4>. TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS /JL\  0_\) (1965) LTD. Vfl^/  v     ' Charier Helicopter Service  886-7511  Box 875  Gibsons  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Houseriolo Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  Phone 086 2664     Member Allien Van Lines     RR  I Gibsons  Cadre Construction ltd.  Framing, remodelling, additions,,  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  SmamU 7?evtt��m*mMt <dtt{  amWWm^A^%mm^F      mwr |TaTVVVW*>VViPP       ^^BWWW��  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified       0Q,  no��^  aggregates     oOO~zoOU  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30 885-9816  PACIFIC-O-FIBERQLASS  FIBERGLASS LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS-SUNDECKS, ETC.  13 years experience        885-2981  Marv Volert  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  Top tall trees ad|acacent to building  886-9597  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992       Maintenance  Residential Continuous  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates      883-9313  C & S Construction  __,_ _ ��� __������ Renovations  Fiberglass Sundecks��, Finishing  Dennis Collins  Daryll Starbuek  88b-7IOO  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Governmeni Approved  Free Estimates  Eacavaiions-Drainage Walerlmes, etc  Ph 81.5*2921  Roberls   Creek J  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  886-7111  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon lo Ole s Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercial Containers available  Custom Engine & Marine  MOBILE MARINE SERVICE  COMPLETE ENGINE REBUILDS  Kerry Drake IhtUid  msOSO Vlbmis, U.V I'iA' i\i 14.  Coast News, April 10,1979.  property  property  uioffc uionUd        ufOfkuioAlcd        work wonted  Beautiful ,<��;can view lot. Gower House for sale, S56.000. Rental  Point area.. By owner. Cash offers suite incl. 886-2572 daytime  886-2887. tj tfn    886-2383 & 886-7914, eves.     #15  GflUaB*  Special  itheiWeek  ^STARTER SPECIAL $35,500.00  ' 1 BLOCK TO BEACH  Spotiess'2 storey, ideal for starter home on double  lot with shed lor Work Shop. Chuck Dowman 885-93741  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE (1978) LTD.  Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C.       885-3271  Furniture     Refinishing:     Free  Estimates: Pick up St Delivery.  886-2650 after 5 tfn  Landscaping and Garden maintenance. Fruit Trees, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed. Flower  gardens installed and maintained.  Rotolilltog Call after 5 p.m.  886-9294 tf���  for Eiploslve Requirements!  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. tfn  fi*  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  for small breeds.  Poodles a Specialty  Bathing, Grooming,  Nails & Ears  For Information:  Call Sharon 886-2084  Bob Beaupre  ��� 885-3531  Trev Goddard  '886-2658  Pat Mutphy  885-9487  FOR ALL  YOUR  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  Seeking protected waterfront on Gambler. New  Brightglrtfr West Bay areas.  136' OF.fil.UFF WATERFRONT: With (antastlc view, 4 B.R., 3  bains. 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 sjiivfces. $110,000 or consider dividing guest cottage oil  to adjacenljielghbour to reduce cost.  BEAUTIPtX TUDOR STYLE: 3 bedroom with two brick tire-  places, two sundecks, some ocean view. In well treed, quiet area.  180 $62,600  MARLE.t^,RD: Side-by-side duplex. 2 bedroom homes with  seporale'dlfiirig, laundry facilities, etc., monthly rentals almost  $500. F.P. $55,000  GOWERPOINT RD: Subdividable property of 2.38 acres. Split  off six R.f lots and retain for yoursolf a beautiful 2 BR log home,  two baths, modern kitchen, atone fireplace on one-half acre.  F.P. $110,000  BALS LAt-fe: Totally remodelled 3 BR s'arter home with view ol  Keats a^the Bluff. Backs onto ravine. F.P. $34,900  ON THE BLUFF: 3 BR home with unobstructed view from  Lantzville lo the Malahat for only $48,500  SARGENT RD: Cedar contemporary 4 BR, ensuite, 2 brick f.p.  and 1 .erWftpar. Sunken living and rec rooms, large sundeck,  concrete drive, Georgia Strait and Gibsons Harbour view.  .*��, F.P.$69,900  SARGEI9MTD..GIBSONS: Excellently constructed and designed  4 Bet famlly home with high side view. Brick FP In rec room and  LR, latter with heatilator. Ensuite, generous storage facilities,  utility and workshop areas. Carport. Well finished and landscaped. ; . $83,500  DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Six adjoining properties in  Lower Gibfons, ideal for townhouse, condominium or?????  u-aaa���<�����!����� inlnrirnlten.  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Rooting  & Re-Rooting  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  P.O.Box 1341,  Sechelt  CLAPP  CONCRETE  ��� Placing and finishing of  all types of concrete workj  ��� old concrete broken out  and hauled away  ��� guaranteed results on  any concrete water  problems  885-2125  [Wayne Clapp after 7 p.m.  Mobile hairdressing done in  your home. Permanent Waves  specialty. Phone 886-7035.     #15  Planting a garden this spring?  Give us a call to have it tilled.  885-5328 eves.  " tfn  ���MV4  MVSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOYl  886-9030  Jessie  uUoMtsoit  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  Work Wanted  Two hardworking brothers aged  14 and 16 will do gardening,  clean up, handyman jobs, etc.  Separately or together in Langdale���Gibsons area. Phone 886-  7237. #15  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  886-2277 1   I l>rw v n v   I  >hnhl  I    682-1513  ' l   lA"~ LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING-REAL ESTATE CONSULTING-APPRAISALS-    NOTARY PUBLIC  PRATT 8 FAIRVIEW: Executive home  on landscaped vs acre, (hie home must be  seen. Master Bedroom Is 19'x 17' with  full 4-piece ensuite. 4 bedrooms In total  wilh 2'/i linished bath. Features large  livingroom with lireplace, plus 20'x14'  family roon*-*rfHh fireplace. Close to  schools and shopping. Rural Gibsons.  MB, 000  STEWARD FID: Lovely Spanish style  home on iv? urea level land. Four  bedrooms, separate dining room, sunken  livingroom with fireplace. Almost  1400 square feel of living space on  one floor. Definitely a oneot a kind.  $65,000.  CHERYL ANNE PARK ROAD: Large  ihree bedroom home with finished heatilator fireplaces up and down. Situated on  approximately 1/3 of an .sere on a no  through road. Neatly landscaped and  nicely treed. Rec room roughed In with  finished bathroom downstairs. Double  windows throughout. Excellent family  home. fSMOO  POPLAR LANE: Sunny location on popular Poplar Lane. Three bedrooms, plus  ensuite, huge kitchen, with large dining  urea Lols of room for expansion.  The whole family will find themselves  Aiiinn walking distance lo schools, shop-  ; ing and recreahon. 147,800  ROSAMUND RD: Park-like setting on  Rosamund Road Minimum upkeep for  this two bedroom (could be three) Safeway Double Wide. Rugs throughout,  IVJ baths. Appliances, drapes, covered sundeck, fenced garden area  1-10*170 Landscaped with rockeries,  .drill*', and many ornamental trees, metal  ��� *i> shod, paved driveway to separale  garage 137,800  l AIRVIEWRD: Ranch style home on Vi  acre. Nice setting with glimpses of the  i-coan ihrough the trees. Tastefully  decorated with large rooms. Muter  iwdroam is 16x11 including ensuite.  Roam for full sized dining suite) Living-  mom has large antique brick fireplace  <-md sundeck is full length of the house.  887,800  CRUCIL RD: Big Family? Then this four  bodroom. two bathroom home could be  the home you've been looking for. Full  basement with rec room, utility and  roughed in plumbing. Intercom Inside  and out. Large sundeck over carport.  This home Is located on a quiet secluded  view lol, yet convenient to the Village of  Gibsons. 886,000  WHARF ROAD; Executive home. Large  Spanish style home. Deluxe In every  respect. Finished on two floors with qua-  lit/ workmanship and materials. Large  siinduck and carport plus separate  hoatod double garage. Large lot mostly  landscaped. A bargain at 180,000  HOMES  1286 HEADLANDS This three bedroom  home is attractively situated at tha bate  of the Bluff and close to tha boat launching ramp. Great livingroom for entertainment, 16x25. Alio has 10% mortgage. $42,000.  GRANDVIEW RD:Lovely three bedroom  ranch style home situated on secluded  and fully landscaped Vt acre. Southern  exposure combines privacy with view of  Georgia Strait and Vancouver Island.  Huge carport allows for easy addition  of a famlly room and still leaves a carport.  Sundeck accessed from livingroom and  master bedroom. Floor to celling cut rock  fireplace, thermopane windows. Winding  concrete driveway and many other  features. $63,800.  O'SHEA RD: Nice little house on very  nice lot at a terrific price. If It's your first  home and you qualify you can receive the  $2,500 grant which doesn't have to be  repaid. $27,800.  REDROOFFS RD: Waterfront. Wind  your way down a gently sloping path to  156 feet of your own waterfront property. At low tide, a beautiful sandy beach  for the kids to play, swim and water ski.  From your large livingroom window Ihe  most spectacular view you have ever  seen. Watch Ihe large ships and pleasure craft churn their way through Welcome Pass. This unbelievable view takes  in Halfmoon Bay, Welcome Pass and  Thornby Island. This well built, single  story home leaturee beaulilully landscaped grounds and Is mostly In huge  trees tor complete privacy. This beautiful home musl be seen lo be believed  $108,800  POPLAR LANE: Brand new three bedroom home, ensuite, full basement.  Walking distance lo schools, shopping  and recreation. Fantastic price for a new  home of this size. $45,800  LOOKOUT AVENUE: Near new three  bedroom home in good condition on large  view lot In new subdivision just past Ihe  Sunshine Coast Arena in Sechelt. Boating  facilities close by. Owner Is transferred  and you may have immediate possession.  $81,800  1760 SCHOOL ROAD: Cozy, comfortable four bedroom older home on large lot.  Conveniently located between upper and  lower Gibsons. Several fruit trees. Zoned  for multiple dwelling. Excellent starter  home and a good Investment and holding  property. $31,600  SHAW ROAD: Large three bedroom  home, master with ensuite. Large living-  room wilh white brick fireplace. Archway to dining room. All ready for a Franklin or Glbaona all-nighter in the basement. Situated on 4.6 acres of valuable  holding property.                      $65,000  YMCA ROAD: Langdale. Excellent quality built 2% year old spacious two bedroom home with finished basement, two  bathrooms, two fireplaces. Large 21x13  livingroom, large kitchen with lota of  cupboards. Separate dining area. $62,800  NORTH ROAO: Excellent starter or retirement home cornea within the guidelines for a $2,500.00 First Home Family  Grant. This nicely appointed and completely remodelled home features three  bedrooms and a 9x8 utility room Immediately off kitchen. Large back porch.  1122 square feet of full basement. This  home also features a large livingroom  with cozy brick fireplace on a large  level lot ready for landscaping. Fridge  and stove Included. $42,800  KEARTON ROAD: For the horse lovers.  An excellent four bedroom home, featuring livingroom with fireplace, family  room, dining area and brand new kitchen. Two sundecks and large patio.  All (his on 2.5 acres of level land In quiet  area, Close to schools and shopping.  Fenced grazing areas, three stall stable  and tack room. 120x173 riding ring.  16x24 unfinished cabin in rear. On regional waler. 176,000  CONRAD RD: Two bedroom home with  two full bathrooms situated on 2% acres  of level treed land. Creek runs through  Ihe property only 60 feat from tha front  door of Ihe cottage Ideal starter home or  recreational property.                $9,100  SHAW ROAD: Incredible potential.  Ranch style two bedroom home" completely remodelled. 16x12 master bedroom, fireplace, beautifully landscaped  and fenced grounds. Evergreen hedges  add lo Ihe seclusion and privacy of this  hobby farm with three outbuildings.  The properly Is 5 acres wilh speclacular  view from over half the property. Fronts  on Shaw Road wilh Stewart Road dedicated on ihe view face. Zoned Rl In the  Villages! Qlbsons. $71,100  PARK ROAO: Three bedroom home on  5 acres in Gibsons. Property on both  sides also for sale making a total of 15  acres available for future developmenl.  A good holding property. $74,800  CHAMBERLIN RD: Executive home on  acreage over 2,100 square feet of floor  area. Two fireplaces, formal livingroom  and dining room. Family room and eating  area. Double attached garage. All on 4.38  acres. $67,800  LOTS  PRATT RD: Lot 76 x 128. Cleared and In  fruit trees. $12,500, Phone 886-2155.  POPLAR LANE: Village lot handy to all  amenities. 66x135. Very reasonably  priced at 86,800  REDROOFFS ESTATES: 100x250 lot on  the south side of Southwood Road. Create your own estate on this half acre.  110.800  ELPHINSTONE AVENUE: $1,000,000.00  view. Located on Elphinstone Avenue at  Granthams. Has lane at back. Suit two  story home with level entry at front.  $1,800  SMITH RD: Good view lot 125x166 with a  good building site and an unobstructed  view. $14,800  PRATT RD: Near Cedar Grove School.  This lot Is cleared and ready to build on.  Mature fruit trees dot this 76x125 lot.  $13,800  PORPOISE DRIVE: Sandy Hook. Large  lot approximately 122(111 with 34x  140 panhandle entrance. Nice level building site. Excellent view. ONLY 40 FEET  FROM THE WATER. You must see this  lot to fully appreciate tha value. $12,000  HOPKINS LANDING: View lot c/w  5'x12' insulated shad, has chemical  toilet. You can live on lot while building  home to suit. Offers to $12,800  POPLAR LANE: Beautiful flat building  lol with view of North Shore Mountains.  Located on tha end of a quiet cul-de-  sac only 1 block to Sunnycrest Mall  Shopping Centra and schools. All services including sewer. Adjacent to grass  playing field. $14,800  SKYLINE DR: Irregular shaped lot with  great view of Village, tha Bay, wharf and  boats. An area of vary nice homes. 100  feet on Skyline Drive. Approximately 180  feet In depth. 813,800  CHERYL ANNE PARK ROAD: Roberta  Creak. Large lot wilh beautilul treee and  soma view on quiet cul-de-sac In area of  fine homes. Before you decide saa this  attractive low priced property. Owner will  consider terms. 812,800  LANGDALE RIDGE: Lot 6 Davidson  Road. Bargain price on this lot amongst  attractive new homes on quiet cul-de-  mc $8,880  SANDY HOOK ROAD: Sachalt Inlet  Estates. Excellent building lot with  water, hydro and telephone to lot. A  spectacular view of Porpoise Bay and only  414 miles from Sechelt. $8,800  SANDY HOOK ROAD: Three Ideal  building lota in beautifully wooded and  park like setting. These vlaw lots overlook Porpoise Bay and Sachalt Inlet.  Water, hydro and paved roads In good  quality subdivision. 110,000 etch  ACREAGE  MASKELL RD: 1.44 sens of subdividable property on Maakell Road and Lower  Roberta Crook Road. Zoning allows for  'fi acre average. TIM la a quiet rural area  only 3 mim Iron-Glbaona. (34.000  GIBSONS.' 4.6 ecraa ot excellent holding  property dole lo Soamaa Point. Partially  cleared. Try your olfori. 127,800  Need a Carpenter for  Basement renovations  Garage  Carport  Eiterior House work  Interior Finish work  Work    guaranteed;    Prices  reasonable;   Estimates   free.  For further information call  Dusty, 886-2821 eves.       #16  foi /alt  foi lent  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  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  WINDOW  CLEANING  Hourly or Contract  FREE ESTIMATES  885-5735 mornings  foi /ole  New console stereo with warranty, $250. Fridge, perfect  condition, $250, and 21 cu  ft freezer, $250. 886-7424  after 6 p.m. Ask for Al    tfn  >��������������������������������������������>���������!  music Weavers  New ft Used  Albums ft Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  b       886-9737      *  Ashley stove and harvest gold  acorn fireplace. 885-3605,      #15  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower  Chain  Saw Service]  I ORRIE GIRARD  886*771  w  6 :J0N MCRAE  885-3670  ANNEGURNEY  886*2164  CHRISKANKAINEN  B85-3545  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  JAYVISSER  STEVE SAWYER   885-3300    DAVE ROBERTS  885-2691    886-8040  2 equipped Fishing Rods at Net.  Eiercise Bike. 886-7294.        #15  Portable Dishwasher. Deep  Freeze. Phone 886-9306,6-8 p.m.   #15  30 inch white Moffat Range $60.  9 z 12 green Shag Rug $50.  8 or Super 8 Movie Editor $70.  Call 886-2703 after 4 p.m.      #15  1 year old fridge and electric  range, harvest gold. 17.1 cu.ft.  (fridge). 30" (stove). 886-9408.      #17  As new 26" Franklin Fireplace.  $75. Phone 886-9998. #15  40 gal. hot water tank $80; glass  Swedish steel f.p. door 37" w/2  8* L, never used $100; new linoleum 12'i6'/5' $28; Lawn-boy  mower $75; used wall oven,  vent hood ft range top, range  needs rewiring, best offer. Ph  886-9177. #15  Soil suitable for garden use  $6.00 yard plus delivery. Creek  Services 886-9654. Also Roto  Tiller Backhoe Dumptruck.     #17  Small couch and chair. Excellent  condition. Phone after 5 p.m.  886-2690, #15  Electric Sewing Machine as new.  Small Chord Organ. Garden  Cultivator ���cheap, good running  order. 886-2791 eves. #15  1 ton Mechanic Chain Block $35.  Philco Fridge $20. Hoover upright  Vacuum $10. 2 Double bed  spreads $5. ea. Drapes 44x62  Green $4.6x9 Grey wool Rug $10.  886-7189. #1$  STORE FOR RENT  Lower Gibsons  Phone:  886-9941  New rim & tire 800x16.5 for Ford.  8 hole, never used $50, or trade  for 750x16 rim & tire for Ford,  8 hole. 886-2105. #15  Cast iron bathtub $50; Aluminum  window with wooden frame  52"x53*; Western saddle $155;  Tricycle $25; Double bed; chrome  table stand; 2 gas mowers.  886-2947. #16  1978 17'/.' Frontier travel trailer, sleeps six, stove, oven,  fridge, sink, furnace, flush toilet, 60 gal. water tank, 2 propane tanks, electric brakes,  Phone 883-9287. #16  lO'/i'    camper,    sleeps    four,  stove with oven  and furnace,  two way fridge,  $1,800 o.b.o.  a 886-7084. #16  New mobile building 10x24  could be used for workshop or  conversion. Ph. 886-2762 or trade  on mortgage. #16  Solid mahogany record player  stand $50; CB Astro plane ant.  25' RG8 Coax $60; CB Marine  Ant. $25; CB Ant. Booster $40;  3 L Beam & Tower & Coax plus  two Rotors $200; Antenna switcher $5.00.885-3496. #16  uionUd  1972 8' o/h camper, stove,  icebox, good cond., $1,650 o.b.o.  1972 Suzuki 250 dirt, runs, needs  work, carb overhauled, $250 obo.  Sony AM-FM Cass-Record stereo  $275, 3-way bookshelf speakers,  $125 pr. or $350 comb. 3x6 pool  table $75; 886-2647 or 886-2335  after 7 p.m. ask for Rob.        #15  Girl's 3���Speed Bicycle.  Good  condition. $60. Phone 886-2137.  #15  Wanted to Buy; Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032. tfn  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid For  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  UK LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  Timber wonted;    Fir, hemlock,  cedar and poles.    Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  D&O Log Sorting Ltd.    Phone  886-78% or 886-7700. tfn  WANTED: Enclosed metal  shower compartment for bath,  renovations. Also 2 burner  stove with oven (elec.). 886-  2894 eves tfn  Working girl required to share  expenses. $250 per month.  Phone 886-9972. #15  A cement swan to replace  the one stolen off my gate post  886-7031. #15  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.  12 laying hens, New Hampshire  or Bardrock preferred. 883-  9170coUect. #16  Home for terrier-poodle, spayed  female. 886-2947. #16  One rocking or spring toy horse in  good condition. Phone 886-9290.  #16  Western Weight Controllers of  Sechelt are seeking a very cheap  ��� or preferably freel ��� chesterfield for their meetings. Any  assistance is gratefully appre-  ciatedjlease call 885-9386.   #16  Housekeeping room, sleeping  room ��� clean, quiet adult.  Robertson's Boarding House.  Ph. 886-9833. #15  House in Gibsons Bay area,  3 bdrm, 2 bath, f.p., w/w, fridge,  stove, Incl. On Irg. sunny lot. Refs  required please. Avail July 1,  Aug. 1 or Sept. 1. $375. 886-  7938. #15  Small two-bedroom cottage;  fridge and stove, furnished or  unfurnished, for rent year-  round in the Pender Harbour  area. Call 883-9923. #15  Deluxe 6 room suites with decks,  $300 per month. 886-9352.     #16  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Gose to  schools and shopping. 886-  7836. tfn  Great View: 2 bedroom house,  $250, f.p. Gower Pt. 886-2093. #15  Cottages, weekly or monthly.  Housekeeping units, furnished,  T.V. Ritz Motel. 886-2401.      tfn  3 bdrm duplex, 1,280 sq.ft.,  large livingroom, kitchen, dining  area, laundry room, 2 blocks to  schools and shopping. $300 per  mo. $325 with new appliances.  Available on or before April 30.  886-9890 tfo  Attractive furnished 1 bdrm  ' duplex, electric heat, shower to  quiet single man. Roberts Creek  waterfront. S150.After 6 p.m.  886-9885. #17  2 bdrm mobile home (12 x 70)  Older couple preferred. Sorry no  petsl 886-2526. #17  Waterfront  2 bdrm side by side duplex.  2 bdrm cottage furnished. Sony  no dogsl 886-2887. TFN  60 x40 Building suitable for heavy  duty equipment or work that  requires much space. 886-9500.      #18  1 2-bdrm duplex $250 mth.  Washer ft dryer k appliances.  WW carpeting. Avail. April 15.  886-7037. ' #15  Avail. May 1, 2 bdrm home Roberts Creek area, close to beach,  stove and fridge. $200 per month.  885-5438. #15  Full furnished 1 bdrm. suite on  Reid Rd. Gibsons. Pets welcome.  $160. per mth. avail, immed.  Phone 886-7261. #15  Modern waterfront suite. No  children. Ideal for seniors. References. Possible LEASE.Phone  883-2545. #15  Room and Board: cosy rooms with  view. Home-cooked meals. 886-  9033. tfn  goiden equipment  ^saooiie^noase^^  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lota.  Sunshine   Coast   Trailer   Park.  886-9826. tfc  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. Sorry, no dogs.       tfc  197412 x 68 3-bdrm Safeway. All  appl. good condition. Asking  $11,800. Phone 885-5444.       #15  C.M.H.C. Approved 14'and  Double Wide mobile homes  on sewered lots now avail*  able. 10'/.% intent. 25 yr.  mortgage, 5% down on total  cost of home and tot. Down  Pnit. starts as low as $1,695.  NOW ON DISPLAY  NEW UNITS  3 MONTHS  FREE RENT  with purchase  14x70 Atco    . 3  large L.R  centre. attS  carpctcdNkfroughout  24x48 Atco - 2 B.R. St den  2 full bathrooms, full lap  siding. 16" eaves, 3rd gable  roof.   Tastefully   decorated.  Used Units:  12x68 Manco - 2 B.R. Front  kitchen with patio doors.  All appliances. Fully carpeted  Like new.  24x48 Statesman - 2 B.R. &  Den. All appliances.  24x42 Colony - 3 B.R. Partially furnished.  10x50 Chickjul| fYR. plus  large aeiiaCjSgkJajPTOi large  corneraSl^'  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  1 mile W of Gibsons. Hwy 101  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph. 886-9826     '  mmm aaaaaaaaaaa  Fresh Trade 1  12x60 Moduline Premier  2 BR, fridge, stove, washer,  dryer, built-in bunkbed. Alio  partially furnished.     $11,500  30' Coachman 5th Wheel  Air   conditioned,   as   new.  Loaded Dlx. unit        $16,900  Make us an offer!  Must be Moved!  24x40 Hlghwood  2 BR Dlx unit c/w ensuite bath  fridge, stove, carpets k drapes  Del. & set up, tu incl.  Only $23,900  24x44 Moduline Chancellor  3 BR, 2 Dr FF, fridge, Dlx  range, fully furnished. Del ft  set up, tax Incl.         $29,500  Coaat Mobile Homes Ltd.  Box 966, Sechelt, B.C.  885-9979  Van. Toll Free 684-2911  MDL5936  Early Special: Rotted manure,  also top soil from East Delta.  536-3732. #16  Hvc/toch  CLASSIFIE ___^  Drop off your Coasl News  Classifieds al Campbell's  Famlly Shoes ft Leather  Goods In down-town Sechell.  Money Back Life  Insurance. Income  Protection. Mortgage  Payment. Retirement  Funds. Education  of Children.  Business Insurance.  Let me show you  how you can benefit.  Mike Danroth  Representative  P.O. Box 1220  Gibsons, B.C. VON  886-9408  Get your life in shape.  Horseshoeing. Qualified farrier  available. Call 886-2977 #17  wontad to rant  Couple with Labrador and cat  require Immediately small cabin  on reasonable-sized lot. Must  have phone and bathroom;  elec and stove not essential.  Roberta Creek to Port Mellon  area. 886-2647, #15  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.  Small vacation trailer for late  spring, perhaps into summer.  By responsible working couple.  886-2894, eves. tfn  Responsible working couple  looking for a 1 bdrm cottage. Will  do minor repairs.Phone 885-5673.  Excellent references. #17  outomotlwe  1975 Ford yaton, P.S., P.B.,  4 sp., 42,000 miles, new exhaust,  new shocks, $3,400 o.b.o. Ph.  885*9203. #15  74 Dodge '/> ton Van 35P STD  Partially camperized. Good condition.   $2,300   obo.   885-9551.   #15  1970 Falcon. Good condition $700  886-2816. #17  Automotive  1968 MG Midget In good condition. Need some motor work.  Best offer. 886-7094. #17  1971 Toyota SW. 58,000 mi.  Running order. Offers. 1971 Datsun 1,200. needs work or for parts  Offers. 886-9323.    #17  1970 Cuda, 383 335 HP $2,000.  886-2708.    #16  1974 Dodge Maxivan VS. Auto  tape deck, sun roof, side windows, new trans, new tires. Fine  shape. Call 885-3808 with offers.   #15  1965 GMC pickup. Fair shape.  $500, or trade for off-the-road  bike, or small boat. Also, one  canopy good shape, $400. Ph  886-9604. #15  ______l  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered'  Travel Agent 1  property  property  moilne  Vs ACRE FULLY LANDSCAPED RANCHER  WITH VIEW. GRANDVIEW (OFF PINE RD)  3 bedroom, plus den Contemporary, designed for  outdoor living. Approx. 1300 sq. ft. of living area.  Floor to ceiling glaaa In living room onto 45' x 9'  sundeck. Large cut-stone floor to calling fireplace.  Spacious built-in family kitchen. Winding flood-lit  cement driveway to expansive double carport.  (1041 sq. ft.) Ideal lor future development.  BY APPOINTMENT WITH OWNER -  Telephone 886-2207 between 9:00 a.m. &  5:00 p.m. After 6:00 p.m. call 886-2348.  TFN  22'1973 Reinell Fibreglass  Cruiser. Powered by 165 OMC;  less than 500 hrs. Galley pack,  head ft sport yak dinghy. Canvas  in good condition. Asking $8,000.  Phone 886-7672 after 6. #15  moiine  beC.fi yukon  Coast News, April 10th, 1978.  b.c.fi yukon  15.  i*-(  pgHaggggngggggi  Moving Must Sell  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 sorne re-  finishing required. $2,500.  885-9038 or 885-5578. tfn  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     $135,000.  Phone owner's agent at  886-2207           between  9a.m.���5p.m.         tfn  A number to notei  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Modern 1300 sq.ft., 3 bedroom  home,     fireplace,     basement,  workshop, patio with brick Bar  BO. Also large garage, all on 1  acre   on   Pratt   Rd. -fej^CDC  $46.500.886-9154.                  tfn  moilne  Gambler Island  Secluded 7.9 acres, comf. 2 bdrm  home, large garden, fruit trees,  unfinished workshop. Ferry  access. S59.900.   Phone 886-7906  New 3 bdrm home on level lot  located on quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance of shopping  mall, schools, etc. Full Price,  $39,900. Phone 886-7625 after  6 p.m. #15  For sale by owner in Roberts  Creek, cosy 2 bedroom home on  large lot with privacy and fruit  trees, close to beach store and  school. $38,500 phone 886-  9173. . #15  MN  MORROW  ft   CO.   LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  21' 1974 Reinell 165 Mc Sounder,  trim tabs, heads galley, new  motor 20 hrs. fresh water cool,  heaters, dual battery, 8,000.  885-3926. #16  HIGGS MARINE SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546.        tfn  Manure Multiple Listing Services  Reduced!  38'Cruiser  $37,500  317" Chris Craft  $21,000  33' Monk     $18,000  '44'MotorSailor  \     i Offers  M\ Unfinished Mo-  to\skiipr    Offers  26' Thiinderblrd  ]    \   Offers  White Cap  Yacht Brokers  Serving the\  .^Sunshine Coast  886-7434  Qlbsons  Miller  Marine Electronics  886-7918  "~ Dccca Marine Radar  S&TVHF&SSB&  Universe CB  See Lome or Lee  Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  14 ft. aluminum boat, as new  with oars. $600 o.b.o. 886-  7424 after 6 p.m. Ask for Al.  igool  Notice to Creditors  opportunitie/  Gibsons Tax Service  886-7272* A.JACK * 886-7272  ANYTIME  AVERAGE TAX PREPARATION $10.00  SENIOR CITIZENS $5.00  1767 Martin Rd., Gibsons, B.C.  MMMMMMMMMMMM  Pleasure Craft  22' Sangster Craft  Dolphin, powered by  188 h.p. Merc  Cruiser. Equipped  with head, depth  finder, sink, fresh  water tank, cooler.  Fully insured,  moorage paid till  June 1st.  Offers.  886-2470  MMMM  NOTICE is hereby given that  creditors and others having  claims against the Estate of  George Gerard Thompson,  deceased, formerly of Gambier  Island, B.C. are hereby required  to send them to the undersigned  Executor, Herbert Lindsay  Carson, c/o 2���1111 Austin  Avenue, Coquitlam, B.C. V3K  3P4 on or before 23, May, 1979,  after which date the Executor  will distribute the said estate  among the parties entitled thereto  having regard only to the claims  of which he then has notice.  Herbert Lindsay Canon,  Executor.  Taylor k Baidal,  Solicitors for the Executor.  b.c. 6 yukon  PRODUCE: Tomatoes and full  line of top quality vegetables  available at Hilltop Gardens in  Summerland. For further information please phone Dave Barnard 494-9482 between 6 & 8 p.m.  #15  HELP WANTED: Lumber grader  required for mill in Southern Interior. Board experience preferred. Day shift position. Please  reply to: Ardcw Wood Products,  Box 280, Merritt, B.C. VOK 2BO  Phone 378-2206. #15  PERSONAL: Respectable man,  31, would like to meet marriage  and family oriented woman. Send  photograph and descriptive  letter to: P.O. Box 3246, Kam-  loops,B.C.V2C6B8. #15  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Auto Wrecking Towing Car Sales.  Large stock, large turnover. Will  take property or h.d. equipment  on trade. No reasonable offer  refused. Reason: other interests.  Phone 392-4738. #16  FOR SALE: NCR 160 Posting  Machine. Will sell or trade????  Phone 463-4191. Ask for BUI  Allan. ##17  EQUIPMENT FOR SALE:Job's  finished. Must sell immediately:  1972 550 Timber Jack $18,500;  1972 Clark 668 $19,500; 1972 D6C  $52,000; 1970 GMC diesel $6,500;  D6 clearing blade and Winch.  Phone 823-6491. #15  REAL ESTATE: Serviced buil-  ding lots in growing city of Revelstoke. New subdivision, treed  lots, close to golf course, school.  A builder's opportunity. Phone  837-5621 or 837-3789 evenings.  #15  HELP WANTED: Logging  Manager ��� West Fraser Mills  Ltd. Due to promotions within  our company we require a Logging Manager for our Quesnel  operation. The Logging Manager  will report to the Vice-President  of Woodlands and will be responsible for an annual production  of 380,000 cunits. Responsibilities will include all phases of log  production and co-ordination with  senior mill management. The  successful candidate will have a  number of years of extensive  experience in log production and  woods administration. Professional Registration would be  an asset. Salary will be com  an asset. Salary will be commensurate with experience and a full  range of employee benefits is  offered. Reply to: R.J.Clinton,  Vice-President, Woodlands West  Fraser Mills Ltd., P.O. Box 6000,  Quesnel, B.C. V2J3JS. #16  HELP WANTED: Operator for  modern photo-typesetting equipment. Must know advertising  layout and pasteup. Send resume  to Box 139, c/o B.C.Y.C.N.A.,  808-207 W.Hastings St., Vancouver, B.. #14  PROPERTY WANTED: Small or  large acreage on lake. Suitable  for hunting, fishing, ranching.  Please send legal descrip.,  price, to Keith Atwater, Box 142  Kamloops B.C. #14  TRAILER: 34-ft. 1974 fth wheel,  rear bathroom, tip-out patio  doors, power unit, foil kitchen,  lots of cupboards. Clean. W.R.  Pinchin, Magna Bay, B.C. 955-  2950. #14  BUILDING SUPPLIES: Doors!  B.C.'s Lowest Prices! Pre-hung  Interior $15.90; solid Exterior  pre-hung $44.00  pre-hung $44.00; Panelled doors  $39.00; Deadbolt locks $9.90;  Closet bi-folds $11.90. Canada's  largest selection. Walker Door  Ltd., 266-7211,1366 S.W. Marine  Drive, Vancouver V6P 5Z9 or  985*9714, 1589 Garden Ave.,  N. Vancouver V7P3A5. #15  FOR SALE: Fotofun Camera,  405 West Hastings St., Vane.  V6B 1L4. Phone 685-2517.  Cameras, lenses, projectors,  darkroom equipment etc. Low,  low prices. Chargex, Master-  charge accepted. Persona! shopping, mail order welcome.      #15  HELP WANTED: Positions now  available for fully qualified Dairy  Herdsman in the Okanagan*  Shuswap. $1,000���$1,500 per  mo. D.O.E. plus excellent housing and utilities. Excellent rec*  reatijn facilities, schools. Herdsman must be experi&iAsd in day-  to-day herd management, milking, breeding records, heat  detection, feeding sad calf-  rearing. Write in fhsjt instance  with refs and resume .to Canada  Farm Labour Pool, Box 129,  Armstrong, B.C.        ,.        #14  HELP WANTED: Experienced  sports reporter wanted for Central interior weekly. Salary commensurate with experience.  Start immediately. Contact Editor, Cariboo Observer, Box 4460,  Quesnel, B.C. Ph. 992-2121.   #16  HELP WANTED: Indian educator Co-ordinator for Salmon Arm.  new full-time position, salary  based on training amfajiperience.  Should be native British Columbian with post-secoiidary training. Experience la recreation,  social band-school wort. Applications to D.S., S.D. ��9. Box 699  Salmon Arm, B.C. by April 23,  1979. #14  ���**  Fairview Road  ,,,*.     '��� T.T  ��e>  15 cp  I4C^  *>  Sunnyslde Road  Sunnyskjt  Sub Division  All lots serviced.  Some on sewer.  Smallest lot 95 * 150  All southerly slope  with potential view.  For sale by Owner  886-2830   886-2891  E  S  s  a.  Gran****  Sunny side Sub Division  WE ARE AS CLOSE AS YOUR PHONE  THE NUMBER TO REMEMBER  885-2235 <Mh*-> E *0E  Box 12S  AGENCIES LTD.  Sechelt  Until further notice  OPEN TILL  9 p.m.  For real estate sales  Coast to Coast  Vancouver  (24 hrs.)  689-5838  Real Estate Service  Call now for our FREE Real Estate Catalogue  HAPPY EASTER  2 ..... ^e.RMAia  \Zl.LL..-.._.^::^i  ..... jj bo-La ��� J  Tn?5f i_\!j i.-.-rj.JS.*  r  i  i  i  i  WANTED TO RENT   1  I  I  I  i 3 BEDROOM HOME FOR THE   \  1        United Church Minister       [  I  I  I  I  I  I  -J  and wife. Occupancy  required by May 31st  Phone John R. Goodwin  885-2235 (24 hours)  PEBBLE BEACH CLOSE  One block to beach from this view  lot at Gower. Ready to build for this  summer's use. $14,000 bargain.  JACK WARN, 885-2235 (24 hrs.).  p6t��ntIALc6MM��cIAL  investment  2.16 acres about 400 feet west of  Gibsons' swim pool, presently  zoned for Vt acre parcels over 500  feet road frontage by 181 ft. depth.  Year round spring. Reduced price  $35,000. Dial "TINY BOB"  885-2235  (24 hrs.).   TIME? YES!  It's time to get into your own business. Here Is a choice of two. A  welding shop and propane business or a bakery on Sechelt's main  street. For more Information,  RUTH MOORE, 885-2235 (24 hrs.).  The right time Is nowl   SECHELT AGENCIES  Located opposite the  Shell Service Station  on Cowrie Street  (Highway 101) In Sechelt  For More Properties, Ask For Our Free Catalogue  LARGE HOME WITH VIEW  Modern 4 bedroom with 1 full bath  and 2% baths. Spacious living  room with fireplace. Bright well  planned kitchen. Recreation room  In basement. Fenced lot with good  vegetable garden. Large carport.  For more details, call JIM WOOD,  885-2235 (24 hrd.). Price: $62,500.  LOG HOUSE  This superbly built 2 bedroom log  house is now being finished and is  available to the discerning buyer.  A sunken living room complete  with massive concrete fireplace, a  modern kitchen leads to a dining  area. See this new home on a large  lot in Redrooffs area with DON  LOCK, 885-2235 (24 hrs.)  Asking $58,500.  YOURS FOR CONVENIENCE  So close to most amenities you can  leave the car home and walk from  this cozy 2 bedroom home in the  village. Full basement offers opportunity to add a spare bedroom  or? Gardeners will appreciate the  excellent, well-maintained plot in  the large 100'x120' lot. Try your  offer on the $39,500. BERT  WALKER. 885-2235 (24 hrs.).  GARDEN PLEASURE  If garden and comfort Is your wish,  here It Is, 1/3 acre of level, landscaped and fenced property. Fruit  trees, flowering shrubs, vegetable  garden, with such a warm homey  house. 2 bedrooms, fireplace In  living room, plus dining area.  Carport, workshop and storage,  plus garden shed. Ail electric too.  2 miles to Gibsons, on dead-end  road. Full price just $40,800.  View with PETER SMITH, 885-  2235 (24 hrs.).  REGISTER HERE TO VOTE BY APRIL 11th 1979 Coast News, April 10th, 1979  We Are Celebrating Our 6th Anniversary of Business  and our 1st Anniversary at the Dock  $50,000 of Sale Merchandise  Featuring   AKAI   Stereo Systems and Components   quality you can rely on J  AC-3800  ETin  I M MUSIC CENTER  Three-in* One. su > package Senn-toucli  ,1 presel  lumng   Buill  in Dolhv NR Sys  in  Automatic Return lone arm turntable.  ���Muiac Dim-"  IDINI   B! .���..���<  ��� IM Sentilmty   1   ��� ���V  ��� FM Caplur* Ralio    1 b '111  ���moh >i  ,  5501W" ��. 72l)ini . 467IDH-  Speaker tyitem SW 117 it highly  Reg. $979.00  $699.95  ���      �����  AC-3500  HI fl COMPACT  Two component*! in one Bind in Dolhv NR  Syilem. 0.08* WRMS Wow & Flutter.  ���Continuous power output: 30 w-Jilt net channel  .it 8 olimi l.ii I  KM/ T Ml)  IIV..I  ��� Mone pawn IDINI: 8? mm  ���FMS*Mitmlv    1 9 i,V  ���FM Ciplurt Hum   1 S .lit  ���Frequency Kespont* lunette rtcordn): 35 H/ ~  14 KM;    :iilH ISA T.iiiel  ��� Connmtioni   phono . 1. tape deck  * 1. tneakri  IVUlm > 7. DIN |.i(i. ��� 1. h<uilphone . 1, mic ���  CS-702DI  ��� Dim  �� 157IHI .400101 n  Speaker system SW 117 ii highly recommended tor the combination.  Reg. $779.00     $599.95  FRONT LOADING  STEREO CASSETTE DECK  Dolby NR system. Full release automatic stop. Dn  function change control. Limiter switch. Electronically  speed controlled D.C. motor.  ���Wow and Flutter: 0.08% WRMS, 0.2% (DIN 45500)  ��� Frequency Response: 40 to 15.000 Hi ���.! i(B using C*0: ISA!  tape  ��� Signal to None Ratio: 51 dB using GO.  ISA) lope  (Dolby NR switch ON: Improves up Io lOitB dtiove 5 KH/I  ��� Dimensions: 380IWI x 150(H) x 285(D) mm  ��� Weight: 6.5 Kg >  Reg. $329.00  $249.95  Turntable  Amp  Speakers  $499.95  Turntable AP  100/100C  AKAI AA-IOIO  AKAI  CS-34D  cowrie st., Sechelt  885-2522  THE STEREO SPECIALISTS  Personalized Credit Plans  Available  6-36 months  No Down Payment  No Payment For 45 Days  OAC


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