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 I  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15�� per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  September 26, 1978  Volume 31, Number 39  Forestry active too  More herbicide spraying  Pictured above are members of the Canadian World Youth Exchange  Program which will see Canadian and Indonesian youths living and  working locally for the next ten weeks.     Members of most of the  Municipal convention  Of definite value  Most of the local Regional Board members and village aldermen were out of town last week at the U.B.C.M. convention  held in Penticton. Many of them stayed in thc interior for a few  days after the conclusion of the convention and were unavailable for comment.  Regional Board Chairman Harry Almond was back in time to  make a few observations to the Coast News upon request.  Almond said that for him the convention was most worthwhile  with interesting conversations being held on a variety of topics  with others involved in local government from all over B.C.  One particular subject which struck responsive chords was  the vexing question of waste disposal. Almond particularly  singled out the municipality of Nelson as one which shared a  similar dilemma to the Sunshine Coast. Nelson, too, is running  out of suitable sites for landfill disposal and is being forced to  look at incineration as a possible disposal method. Almond said  that the Nelson officials were eager to agree to an information  sharing with the Sunshine Coast.  Almond also cited various discussions with officials from the  Departments of Highways and Municipal Affairs as being most  worthwhile and a seminar given on the Cost of Growth also  as being most interesting.  "I found the convention to be most definitely of value,"  said Almond.  The Regional Board Chairman did say that from remarks  made to the convention by Municipal Affairs Minister Hugh  Curtis it would appear that some changes are in store for  Regional Districts regardless of the findings of the commission  that recently toured the province. The Municipal Affairs Minister said that "the people are particularly fed up with the  planning activities of the Regional Boards".  families who will be billeting the young people are also pictured.  Alderman Ted Hume and Jon McRae welcomed them to Gibsons  On behalf of the Village and the Chamber of Commerce.  Wristwrestlers prevail  Local champions  Ernest and Emily Lowe celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary recently in  Gibsons. Letters of congratulations were received from Prime Minister Trudeau,  Joe Clark, Jack Pearsall, and the Governor General.  Lawyer donates services  By Richard Underwood  Saturday, September 16, proved to be a day of reckoning  at the Skyline Hotel in Richmond for a few members of the  Sunshine Coast Wrist Wrestling Association. There they were  pitted against assorted Canadian National and Provincial  champions in a day long wrist wrestling tournament. Three of  Gibsons' finest ��� Pierre Berdahl, featherweight; Craig Norris,  lightweight; and J'm Peers Jr., heavyweight ��� took first place  honours in their respective weight classes, to the "loud"  jubilation of their many Gibsons supporters present.  Berdahl displayed near perfect form snuffing out his opponents, among them the Canadian National and Alberta champs.  He lost only one match throughout the day, but quickly rectified that shortly after. Very exciting!  The Canadian lightweight champ, previously unbeaten for  the last two years, did not last long under the persuasive  arms of Craig Norris. Norris showed his stuff successfully all  day.  Jim Peers Jr. dusted off a massively built former world  champion twice in his quest for first place, and made short  work of the others, allowing himself no losses.  Harry Kammerle of Pender Harbour finished the day with a  third place trophy for lightweights, doing very well.  All the above athletes have been trained by Paul-Peter  Klachan. Paul has his World Class Referee's ticket and has  given much of his time to the sport during the time he has lived  on the coast! He was a chief official at the Skyline in Richmond,  where he did a commendable job throughout the long day.  Brad Norris was there as Assistant Referee.  Congratulations to the local men above for an ear-splitting,  nerve-wrecking, heart-stopping and heart-warming performance.  On Wednesday, Mark Kevin  Everard, a Gibsons resident,  was saved from a possible  unjust conviction when a  lawyer rose to defend him.  Thc lawyer. Richard Achtcm,  was scaled in thc court awaiting a trial for which his ser  vices had been retained. Mr.  Everard was without counsel  and had pleaded not guilty  to a charge of speeding, the  charge having been laid by  the R.C.M.P. after investigation of an accident involving two vehicles one of which  Project underway  Co-ordinator of Special Services for School Distriel #���)!>.  Ed Nicholson, reports that the Native Environmental Studies  project at Deserted Bay in Jervis Inlet is now in full operation.  Nicholson has just returned from a visit to the silo and found  staff and particularly the students settling down very nicely.  The project, the first of its kind in the province, sees twenty  students from Grades 9���11 and two instructors in residence  at Deserted Bay where in addition to studying local Indian  legend and lore they are taking regular school courses. The  students are divided evenly, ten white and ten Indian, and ten  male and ten female.  According to the Special Services Co-ordinator there were, as  was expected, some original organizational difficulties in that  twenty-two courses over three grade levels are being offered.  "The logistics of the thing are quite complex." said Nicholson.  "but the co-operation of the students has just been first rate"  The pioneer group weathered its first crisis during 'Black  Tuesday' of the first week when mechanical failures  and other difficulties beset them but by the time thc Special  Services Co-ordinator arrived on the Thursday the difficulties  had been resolved and the morale was high.  By Ian Corrance  While court cases and public meetings to stop B.C  spraying 120 acres in Pender Harbour were going on  disconcerting to discover that the Forestry, on September b\  sprayed 216 acres in the Skwakwa River Valley at thc head of  Jervis Inlet.  The chemical dropped by helicopter was Krenite. It is manufactured by Dupont.  Although costs of the project had not as yet been compiled,  Paul Kuster of the Forestry Suppression Crew in Sechelt was  willing, after authorization from Vancouver, to share what  information was available to him.  "Krenite, according to Dupont specifications is a low toxicity  chemical with a half life of fourteen days. The spraying conditions were established by Bayne Vance of the Pesticide Control  Branch, members of thc Federal Fisheries and the Department  of the Environment were present during the application, and coming from Thelma McAdam  Provincial Fisheries were advised of the project." who has been travelling and  The reason for the spraying   growth rate to a point where   campaigning against the use  there would be little danger to  the trees.  If the clearing was done  by hand the root systems  would still bc intact and grow-  in again the next year, whereas  the  spraying  would   kill  the roots and  new  growths       would   have   to   Mart    from  Hydro scratch. Hand clearing would  it is also be very slim, possibly  as little as one acre a day.  which would necessitate a  constant rotation lo keep the  area cleared.  This same chemical Krenite  was scheduled to bc applied  in the Bowser area, twenty  miles north of Qualicum on  Vancouver Island. The public  protest in thc area was such  that for this year at least the  programme was stopped.  This  information   was  forth-  was to cut back the salmon  and thimble berry, which  had grown to a height of ten  feet and were choking the two-  feet high trees. At this time of  year the coniferous trees  have    slowed    down    their  Tordon 10-K  Labelling and  storage in doubt  No decision has been reached as to whether charges will bc  laid in connection with the dumping a few weeks ago of Tordon  10-K Into Clowholm Lake. If charges are laid they will be laid  under Sections 36 and 40 of the Pesticide Control Act dealing  with storage and labelling of pesticides.  Section 36, dealing with storage, reads:  "A person, other than a licensed pesticide vendor, who is  responsible for the storage of a Schedule I or II pesticide, or a  slgnable formulation of a Schedule III pesticide, shall ensure  that  (a) the facility in which the pesticide is stored Is lockable and  ventilated to the outside atmosphere;  (b) a placard is affixed and maintained on the outside of each  door leading Into the facility In which the pesticide is stored  bearing the words "Warning���Chemical Storage���Authorized  Persons Only" In block letters clearly visible; and  (c) no unauthorized person can enter the facility In which Ihe  pesticide is stored without the express permission of the person responsible."  Section 40, dealing with labelling, reads:  "Where a pesticide is handled, stored, or transported and is  not labelled by individual package, the drum, holding or transport tank, or other container shall display a label in a conspicuous place showing the product and chemical name, thc concentration, the name of the manufacturer or owner, and instructions to notify the administrator, or such other person as thc  administrator may require, in the event of accidental or other  discharge of the pesticide into the environment."  of unproven chemicals, one  of which she feels, because of  its newness, is Krenite.  McAdam also pointed out,  that in the Nimpkish Valley.  where the fish stocks were  decimated by D.D.T. in the  Fifties, Hydro is planning to  apply 2,4-D. This is unfortunate as the Federal government is presently pouring  money into fish enhancement  in the very area where the  chemical will be applied.  The Water investigation  Branch of the government  planned to apply 2,4-D in  other areas in the Interior.  At Kelowna they met with  successful municipal opposition; the same situation came  up in Peachland and the  opposition was equally successful. In the North Arm of  the Okanagan they also mel  with resistance, but in Ihis  case it was overridden and  the 2,4-D was applied ���  allegedly to the surprise of  the residents.  It docs seem that it no  longer is a question of whether  chemical control of under-  brush is advisable and beneficial, but thc criteria lor  application is based entirely  on thc amount and power of  the opposition encountered  in an area which has been  designated for application.  This can by no stretch of the  imagination be seen as a  logical or scientific way to  use modern technology.  71  $T ""  was driven by Mr. Everard.  Crown Counsel Dan MacLeod  had already questioned the  investigating officer, Constable Turlock, and was questioning Constable Dolhan when  Mr. Achtcm rose from his  seal and went to Counsel's  table to speak to Mr. Everard.  Hc then declared to the Court  Ihat he was representing Mr.  Everard.  The Crown's case had been  based on what Crown Counsel  called "expert opinion" as  to the minimum speed an  automobile would have been  (ravelling which skidded  seventy to seventy-five feet  before halting. Constable  Dolhan's expertise was  based on an intensive one  week training course and his  personal investigation of  hundreds of accidents. Defence Counsel, however, contended that this had no  relevance. Mr. Achtcm  afterwards told thc Coast  News that he realized as it  proceeded that the Crown's  case was spurious, and so  he went to Mr. Everard and  Continued on Page eight  Debby MacLean demonstrates a rather unorthodox dismounting technique wilh  her horse Camella. The action took place at a gymkhana held al Tiddley Creek  Farm on Lockyer Road.  Police news of the week  Bears are continuing to be  a problem on thc coast. Five  were reported on Gower  Point Road, and a goat was  reported killed by one on a  property on Highway 101.  Complaints have also come in  from the Pender Harbour  area.  GIBSONS AREA  September 20: A motor vehicle in a parking lot on Highway 101 was broken into. A  308 Savage ride, a 4X scope  and Iwo boxes of 30-30 shells  were taken.  September 21: A break-in  and theft at a residence on  Reid Road was reported. A  small jewel box and ils contents were taken: a value has  not as yet been placed on the  missing items. A home on  Crucil Road was also broken  into. Nothing appeared to bc  missing. A juvenile was  apprehended and charges arc  pending. A liquid air regulator, oxy-acetylenc tanks and  fifty feet of hose with a cutting torch were stolen from a  property on Stuart Road.  Value of the items was set  at $350. Two cars in thc  Gibsons Legion parking  lot were broken into. Nothing  was taken from the first car;  $75 in fishing equipment and  a coat were taken  from  the  second.  SECHELT TO EARLS COVE  September 16: Robbery  with violence occurred al  3i30a.ni. in Davis Bay. Three  people accosted Mr. Jeffries  Senior and stole $50. The  matter i- still under investigation. Two radial snow tires  on wheels were stolen from a  shed on Rendezvous Road in  Madeira I'ark. Ihe theft  occurred sometime during the  preceding week.  September 17: A pickup  truck involved in an accident  was left at the powerline  Continued on page eight  I  I  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday Coast News, September 26,1978.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or886-7817  Editorial Department:  John Burnside-Editor  Ian Corrance -Photographer/  Reporter  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Production Department:  Bruce Wilson  Veronica Plewman  Office:  M.M. Laplante  Cynthia Christensen  Advertising Department  Penny Christian  Karen Hallett ^_^  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United Stales and Foreign $20.00 per year.  The goose and the gander  Sonic- interesting stuff out of Penticton  lasl week from the convention of B.C.  Municipalities. Of particular note was the  chastisemenl thai local governments  received Irom the provincial government  aboul the accumulation of budgetary  surpluses. Il is simply not acceptable,  apparently, lor local governments to  accumulate surpluses. The provincial  government says so.  Yes. Martha. Ihis is the same provincial government which is boasting in  virtually the same newspapers that it  has a budgetary surplus of $140 million  dollars. What is sauce for the provincial  goose is not sauce for thc municipal  gamier, it would appear.  We would dispute that any government  has the right to accumulate surpluses.  A government is not a business, it sells  no goods. What moneys it has it gets  from one source and one source alone ���  thc pocket of the taxpayer, if a government has accumulated a surplus it is  quite simply taking too much from thc  taxpayer.  What makes the instructions of the  provincial government to the municipal  governments the more hypocritical  is the fact that this provincial government  took dead aim on budgetary surpluses as  soon as it took office. Do we remember  how the insurance rates shot up; how the  ferry fares doubled? Do we remember  how a significant portion of school taxes  was shifted from the provincial area of  responsibility to the shoulders of local  taxpayers? Accumulating surpluses is  not just acceptable at the provincial level,  it is virtually a tenet of Socred faith.  Bennett the First perfected the technique and Bennett the Younger has  followed faithfully in the old man's  footsteps. First you take as much money  as you can from the pockets of the taxpayer, hoard it, then when it comes time  to seek re-election you begin to buy  votes by distributing election goodies.  It is practical, it works, it wins elections,  it is also a perfect example of what is  wrong with democracy. Governments  are not elected after trial in the arena of  ideas but by purchasing votes with  money cynically hoarded for that  purpose.  And that is why it is unacceptable for  municipal governments to have surpluses. Moneys allotted to the municipalities  and not spent should, by divine right of  budgetary surpluses, be in Victoria swelling the Socred pre-election slush funds.  How else can our masters purchase our  support?  Just like typographical errors  A professor of law was on the C.B.C.  radio thc other day recommending that  the Ford Motor Company be charged with  murder in the case of deaths occasioned  by I'intos which break into flames when  rear-ended al normal city traffic speed.  Deaths have occurred in (laming accidents caused by the unsafe construction  of the Pinto.  According to the gentleman in question  there was a memo circulated at a high  level in the Ford Corporation which  acknowledged that. yes. deaths could  occur because of the defect in the Pinto  bul    recommended   against   correcting  thc flaw because of the high expense.  A few weeks ago we mentioned the  representative of Ford who, while hosting  a dinner for the publishers of B.C. Community newspapers, drew polite and  approving laughter when he likened the  Pinto affair to typographical errors. The  analogy stands revealed in ail its crass-  ness with the news that Ford knew the  Pinto was unsafe and could kill but  delayed corrective action until the deaths  had taken place.  If the principle that cost-effectiveness  is more important than human life  gains acceptance the poor could be facing  a rough future.  What comfort we can  One of the difficulties of writing editorials weekly is finding something positive to say. On the international, national,  and provincial fronts cynicism, corruption  and dishonesty surround us. Just add  stupidity and stir.  On the same day we hear thc Canadian  Government is borrowing $750 million  to shore up the falling dollar we also hear  wc arc spending S2 billion on fighter  planes. We learn that from the beginning of the embargo against Rhodesia,  successive   British   governments   knew  British oil was being supplied the racist  and rebellious regime.  One searches in vain for something  cheering. Let us content ourselves with  noting thc fall equinox and wishing for a  pleasant fall. Let us take note that friend  and columnist George Matthews had  thc Vancouver Sun pick up and reprint  one of his Slings and Arrows columns in  last Saturday's Sun. Let us take what  simple comfort we can find with our  friends and families. There is much else  to make us mournful.  from trie files of Coast News  m |  5 YEARS AGO  A proposal from Ian Mackenzie  Junior lo have a curling rink built at  the foot of Shaw Road was defeated  by Gibsons Council.  Sechell Council heard from Federal M.P. Harry Olaussen about the  best methods of obtaining assistance from larger governments for  local projects.  10 YEARS AGO  Liberal Federal M.P. Ray Perreault  described the Canadian economy as  being 'a paradox in paradise'. Mr.  Perreault said that better fiscal  controls would be necessary. Perreault said much of the problem was  occasioned by greediness and inflation.  Jack Mayne received a reply from  Prince Philip on the occasion of a  message of loyalty sent to Queen  Elizabeth to mark the twenty-first  birthday of the Chamber of Commerce.  15 YEARS AGO  Piper Eric Thompson marked the  official opening of the Twilight  Theatre.  An all-candidates meeting in the  School Hall in Gibsons saw Tony  Gargrave, N.D.P., Isabel Dawson,  Socred, and Frank McCloskey address a crowd of 150 persons.  For Sale: Alder and Maple $8.00  per load, $10.00 delivered.  20 YEARS AGO  After a trip to Europe in the company of Robert Bonner, Dr. G.Shrum  addressed the Sechelt Peninsula  Board of Trade that the tendency  towards higher wages and shorter  work hours was keeping the consumer from benefitting from scientific advances.  Scotty Melville of the Regina  Leader Post is quoted in the Coast  News as saying that there is nothing  wrong with the B.C. Lions that a  few wins wouldn't cure. Melville  points out that this is only the Lions'  fifth year of operation and many  had pointed out that not too much  could be expected in the first live  years.  25 YEARS AGO  M.L.A.Tony Gargrave says that  the new Black Ball Ferry across  Howe Sound has created serious  parking problems in the village of  Gibsons.  30 YEARS AGO  A seaweed encrusted book found  locally by Charles P.Smith of Gibsons  and which appeared to be the log  of Christopher Columbus' voyage  to the Americas has been declared to  be a fraud by Dr. Frederick W.  Meisnest of the University of Washington. The real log of the voyage  was thrown overboard by Columbus  when caught in a storm on his way  home. It has never been found.  The Hudson's Bay Company sidewheeler SS BEAVER, first  steamer on the North Pacific coast, was built in Britain in 1835  (not 1855, as shown) and arrived here a year later. After an  illustrious career sailing the waters of New Caledonia and a  rather ignominious twilight as a tug, the ship struck a reef at  the foot of Prospect Point in 1889. Tom McCain, whose name  appears where the inner ring cuts the sheer bank, on a series of  midnight trips gathered all the copper fittings he could retrieve  from the doomed craft. Then, with the use of a photograph,  he had souvenir medals cast, of which this is a view of the  obverse of No. 397 of the third and final series. McCain's  venture was the first anywhere in which metal from a ship was  used to form commemorative pieces. The entrepreneur then  wrote a book on the BEAVER and on his undertaking. Both  medals and book are highly prized bits of Canadiana today.  Photo courtesy Gordon Ballentine and Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum. L.R.Peterson  The trouble witli chemicals  and thc various uses to which  they are put is that wc of thc  Western world have been on  an absolute binge for a couple  of generations now. Whether  you want your mood altered,  or your calf to grow, or your  bronchitis cleared up. or your  lake or right-of-way cleared  there is a chemical compound  that does thc job.  lt stems, I think, from thc  false and idolatrous place lo  which wc have raised science  in general here in thc west.  So great have been the advances and so striking the  various breakthroughs we  have become convinced that  there is a chemical compound  which will clear up ail our  difficulties.  The latest shocker is that  much of the meal we eat is  shot wiih anti-biotics administered to cattle when alive.  People with allergies to  anti-biotics are justifiably  alarmed at this latest. Of  course, they are being told  thai there is too little of thc  anti-biotics in thc meat lo be  a factor bul a lack of Irusl in  thc experts is becoming  chronic and whether fears are  misplaced or not Ihcy are  real.  Another article in lhc  newspapers assures us Ihat  several new compounds have  been developed to encourage  growth in calves alter a  predecessor known as D.E.S.  was found to bc cancer-  causing in the people who  ale Ihe meal.  We hear lhal there is a  strain of gonorrhea which has  become resistant lo antibiotics, thai Ihe bugs in  fact are lighting back.  Is it loo much lo say lhal  we have been a society loo  much in haste, that we have  become inclined lo sec  short-term solutions in a  convenient pill or injection in  too many areas of human  activity. Thc lisl of chemicals  once thought safe and used  in abundance grows. No one  now hears of D.D.T. and yet  il once was a household word.  Thalidomide was hailed as a  wonder drug for pregnant  women until its terrible side  effects shocked the world.  Our scientists are pampered  and subsidized to produce  ever newer miracle compounds which will cure all  our ills. Our doctors prescribe  vast quantities of compounds  on a daily basis, often treating  symptoms rather than causes.  So complete is our dependence on chemicals that a few  years ago when a so-called  counter-culture was flourishing it loo relied for its  insight and direction on thc  product of chemical laboratories. I've had otherwise intelligent friends argue with  mc long and hard that the  chemical L.S.D. was thc key  to man's future happiness.  Their counter-culture amounted to saying, "our chemicals  arc better than your chemicals".  Wc are beginning, however  to bc disenchanted. From the  Orient comes a mechanical  method of Healing suffering  called acupuncture which  requires nothing but thc  temporary insertion of  needles. Diseases like rheumatism and arthritis for which  our doctors have been able to  do nothing but prescribe  painkillers are responding to  the new ? met hods.  People are proving in  o'utcroppings of enterprise  everywhere that it is possible  to grow nourishing food without the massive use of chemical fertilizers.  It is not the purpose here to  decry thc work of thc chemical  industry in its entirety.  Obviously, great and valuable  discoveries have been made  which have improved thc  human condition and removed  much of Ihe suffering and thc  pain thai is part of thc human  lot.  But our unquestioning faith  in the work of our scientists is being appropriately  shaken.Appropriately because  it is an unhealthy thing to  have an unquestioning populace accepting without  question Ihe discoveries  fostered upon them by a  handful of specialized men  whose comfortable livings arc  furnished by those who stand  to profit by the ever more  wide-spread use of chemicals.  Skepticism about drug-taking is certainly not absent,  but it's always the drugs  that the other person takes  that constitute the problem.  When we add the common  usage drugs like alcohol,  nicotine, and caffeine to the  vast quantities of prescribed  drugs and illicit drugs in  circulation wc have a picture  of a society in which the  majority of its members are  virtually always under the  influence of something or  other. Wc arc all of us popping happiness pills of one  kind or another.  Wc no longer confront  our difficulties and solve  them. Wc ingest something  that makes us forget them.  Wc no longer apply our  people's energy to rendering  our environment better  but leave them drawing  unemployment insurance and  welfare and send a handful  of men wilh expensive  chemicals lo kill what wc  consider to be undesirable.  Perhaps the current and  growing skepticism and concern about the rampaging  use of chemicals is an  indication thai wc arc beginning to learn thai there are  no answers that are miracle  answers, lhal everything we  use and do affects us. Maybe  wc will develop a sense of  thc long-term before our  short-term aims and solutions  combine to make a long-  term anything unlikely.  '  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  Like the lemmings running  mythically for the Atlantic  cliffs, thousands of students  and their teachers plunged  suicidally back to the treacherous slopes of academia  this month and the annual  ritual was accompanied by the  usual media hype designed to  make us believe that education is the chief battleground  in the great Canadian culture  war.  A couple of teachers in the  province were suspended  for possession of funny tobacco. Pat McGeer moralized  about how the insidious rot  at the core of education would  be excised by the Socred  scalpel. Robert Fulford, in  a thoughtful editorial in  Saturday Night showed how  school libraries and librarians  have become the focal point  of anti-pornography campaigns by the likes of Renaissance International (we won't  find out who they are until  they come out of the closet).  The Martlet, the University  of Victoria student newspaper, condescendingly  defended professors who  drank beer in the student pub.  In fact the Martlet item went  oh to say that as long  as  professors didn't   (perform an obscene act)  in front of their classes, they  could do just about anything  they pleased without damaging their credibility or ability  to teach.  Further, we have a number  of people perpetrating the  myth that there are too many  teachers and fewer and fewer  students. On the other hand  the President of the University  of Victoria has opined publicly  that the next four years will  see a serious shortage of  teachers in B.C. and that in  fact 30% of new teachers  hired in the province had to  be imported from elsewhere.  The whole exercise goes to  prove one of the inescapable  facts in education; namely,  everyone is an expert. There  is not a single soul out there,  except professional educators,  who can't tell you what's  wrong with the school system  and what to do to make it  right. Our great good fortune  in having upwards of three  million education experts in  B.C. stems from the fact  that everybody spent some  time in school; clever of past  generations of Ministers of  Education to train all of these  experts.  The main target of the three  million or so educational  consultants in the province is  the teacher, the poor sucker  who has to sweat it out with  eighty or ninety different  kids every day. A typical  comment on what the perfect  teacher ought to be came from  a Fraser Valley School Trustee I spoke to last year. He  said, "Think of the most  memorable, good teacher  you had in school and that's  the kind of teacher I want to  see in every classroom in my  district".  I must have found it impossible to hide an hysterical  impulse to laugh as I conjured  up my most memorable, good  teacher because the trustee  turned a rather nasty shade of  red, made an obscene, and  Pleaae turn to page three  Church going  by Philip Larkin  Once I am sure there's nothing going on  I step inside, letting the door thud shut.  Another church: malting, seats, and stone,  And little books; sprawlings ol flowers, cut  For Sunday, brownish now; some brass and stuff  Up at the holy end; the small neat organ;  And a tense, musty, unignorable silence,  Brewed God knows how long. Hatless, I take off  My cycle-clips in awkward reverence,  Move forward, run my hand around the font.  From where I stand, the root looks almost new-  Cleaned or restored? Someone would know: I don't.  Mounting the lectern, I peruse a few  Hectoring large-scale verses, and pronounce  'Here endeth' much more loudly than I meant.  The echoes snigger briefly. Back at the door  I sign the book, donate an Irish sixpence,  Reflect the place was not worth stopping for.  Yet stop I did: in fact I often do,  And always end much at a loss like this,  Wondering what to look tor; wondering, too,  When churches fall completely out of use  What we shall turn them into, if we shall keep  A few cathedrals chronically on show,  Their parchment, plate and pyx in locked cases,  And let the rest rent-free to rain and sheep.  Shall we avoid them as unlucky places?  Or, after dark, will dubious women come  To make their children touch a particular stone;  Pick simples for a cancer; or In some  Advised night see walking a dead one?  Power of some sort or other will go on  In games, in riddles, seemingly at random;  But superstition, like belief, must die,  And what remains when disbelief has gone?  Grass, weedy pavement, brambles, buttress, sky,  A shape less recognisable each week,  A purpose more obscure, I wonder who  Will be the last, the very last, to seek  This place for what it was: one of the crew  That tap and Jot and know what rood-lofts were?  Some ruin-bibber, randy lor antique,  Or Christmas-addict, counting on a whiff  Of gown-and-bands and organ-pipes and myrrh ?  Or will he be my representative,  Bored, uninformed, knowing the ghostly silt  Dispersed, yet tending to this cross of ground  Through suburb scrub because It held unspilt  So long and equably what since Is found  Only in separation���marriage, and birth,  And deaths, and thoughts of these���lor whom was/  built  This special shell? For, though I 've no Idea  What this accoutred Irowsty barn is worth,  It pleases me to stand In silence here;  A serious house on serious earth it is,  In whose blent air all our compulsions meet,  Are recognized, and robed as destinies.  And that much never can be obsolete,  Since someone will forever be surprising  A hunger In himself to be more serious,  And gravitating with It to this ground,  Which, he once heard, was proper to grow wise in,  If only that so many dead lie round.  -"--��*--�� ea �����-* y.aj f.ai rasa  kd^^Maaka  ��� -   -��� LETTERS  Coast News, September 26,1978  Recreation  Editor:  Once again 'recreation'  for the Sunshine Coast has  been brought to the forefront  with the recent proposal presented for referendum in  November. This proposal  seems to be off to a very  negative start judging from  last week's article in thc  Peninsula Times 'Recreation  Chairman fears referendum  failure' and perhaps it should  bc!  There are many reasons  why this referendum may  fail other than those mentioned by lhc Recreation  Chairman and these reasons  probably vary according to  where you live. We'd like  to support the Gibsons Pool  in Area F but not at the  expense of jeopardizing  present and future recreation.  If this referendum were to  pass wc would bc tying  ourselves down for twelve  years recrcationwise. All that  is offered the people of Area  F is the 28 acre Soames Hil  which we are presently paying  slightly more than Vt mill  for now, far less than this  referendum will be.  It is a known fact that  neither pools nor arenas can  break even on operating  costs which is why most  communities operate these  facilities through taxation.  For these facilities to be  considered a 'detriment to  the public' is ludicrous.  Pools and arenas can be  assets to a community for  several reasons and not thc  least to bc considered is  healthful recreation.  Several other questions  arise, such as, why do we  need another hall at Roberts  Creek when the local schools  arc being altered to allow joint  use of school facilities at a  present cost to the taxpayers  of approximately '/a mill?  Are libraries not being  supported by the Regional  District now? Are not some of  the other projects so narrow  Introducing:  Coastie  MacNews  in scope that they only meet  the needs of a very small  minority?  Why should we at one end  of thc peninsula support a  facility at thc other end and  vice versa? Curling rinks are  usually self-supporting and  our Gibsons Curling Club is  a prime example, so why  should we subsidize curling at  Sechelt? Why should an  extension be done at the  Sechelt Arena when this  facility  will   never  be   fully  utilized by the residents of  the Sunshine Coast due to  its location?  I, who have wholeheartedly  supported recreation in the  past, cannot support this  proposal. I urge the Regional  Board to stop Ihis referendum  now and save the taxpayers  time and money. Thc most  logical step forward in my  estimation would be for the  Regional Board to allow  'specific   area'   referendums  in which each area would  support the project of their  choice. Several areas could  combine forces on a larger  project, and with that in  mind perhaps it would make  sense to turn over the present  Sechelt arena to the curlers  and hold a 'specific area'  vote for an arena facility and  playing fields at Roberts  Creek where we wanted them  in the first place!  (Mrs.) Nancy L.Douglas,  Gibsons, B.C.  Artists and craftsmen  Where have all the artists  and craftsmen gone?  We arc busy; working on  projects for the purpose of  raising   funds   for   "Special  Slings and Arrows (cont'd)  what seemed like a very  rude, remark and stormed off  in what might most generously be described as a fit of  pique, to search out new  disciples for his expert council.  My most memorable, good  teacher was the most bizarre  and eccentric galoot you could  imagine. Hc was pedantic,  self important, patronizing,  intolerant, stubborn, sloppy,  egocentric, indolent, as well  as having an almost uncontrollable dislike for anyone  under the age of twenty. Hc  mumbled, stank horribly of  tobacco and brandy and was  subject to rather frightening  staring spells during which hc  would stop in the middle of  a sentence, stare blankly  into space for thirty or forty  seconds and then carry on  where he left off. Thc kids  said hc suffered from an old  war injury and had a steel  plate in his head. Weird as  he was, the man could teach.  I don't think hc gave much of  a damn about kids but he  could make his subject  magic.  My most memorable bad  teacher interestingly enough  was Walter Hardwick, the  current assistant to Education  Minister Pat McGeer. Smiling  Walt, bow tie and all was a  student teacher for a couple of  weeks when 1 was in grade  ten or eleven. Presumably  he learned from his experience and became a good  teacher but when I had him  he was awful.  The point of all this is that  throughout this school year,  as during most school years,  you're going to hear and read  a lot of comment and advice  from many different people.  None of what they will say  is new, none original, but  because of our fortunate  B.C. birthright, every single  thing they tell you will be  straight from thc mouth of  a genuine education expert.  Effects" necessary for the  new Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre.  Do you miss us? and the  handcraft articles, pottery,  paintings and little treasures  which were so precious for  gifts and just right for souvenirs for your visitors, who  arc the tourists we welcome  and need to boost the economy  here ��� what else was there  to do on a rainy day?  We intend to carry on without being a burden on the taxpayer and need your assistance. Please support our  effort. A Gigantic Plant  Sale. October 7, Wilson Creek  Hall. Pick up service available. Phone 885-9662 or 885-  3196.  Watch for announcements  for other events later.  Donations appreciated,  mail to "Art Centre Trust  Fund", P.O.Box 1753,  Sechelt.  RESTAURANT g  11:30 ���2:00 p.m.   R  DAILY SPECIAL ��,;  LUNCH        ��  2:00 p.m. ���4:30  TEA COFFEE CAKES  EVERY EVENING  SMORGASBORD  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  886-8015  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Rcv.T.Nicholson. I'aslor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's Gibsons  In SecheH:8:30a.m. Our Lady of  LourdesChurch,Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway St Martin  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study   Tuesday      7:30  Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M.Reinhardt  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat.. 4:00 p.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drciberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00a.m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancv Dykes  This Is A  Mama Bear.  v  XJ"  -^a=��  She'll keep you warm  ���constructed with 'A" and  5M6" boiler plate  ��� totally welded Into an efficient  heat producing unit  ��� guaranteed for ten years  ��� two cooking surfaces with  different temperatures  J&C ELECTRONICS  Radio/haek  authorized Sales Centre  Cowrie St., Sechell, B.C.   Box 1208  885-2568  WERE RIGHT FOR YOU  Gibsons  SUNNYCREST  "&   CENTRE  B.C. No  1 Red  Produce DUIK     S316  B.C. No  1 Red  or No. 2Norgold ��   ^% aM mf\  Potatoes '3.49  B.C Grown #1  carrots  B C Grown #1  turnips  B.C.Grown #1  medium  onions  B.C.Grown  beets  buper  val  cookies     got    coffee  $3^9  Super   Vaiu  soda  crackers  Plain 01   Sailed  S_;:e-   Va u  long grain (  rice '  Super Vaiu  mushrooms  Super   Vaiu    Liqu  bleach  Maxwell   House  95*  instant $c  70  coffee    ��"#r  Campbells  ^ampuens  S7 4/J��9'  uvtii   1    1 loi 1  danish   $*|a49  pastries        il   Venice Bakery  shortie $1  AQ  rolls        imH*  mello bran  bread  Mrs. Will mans  79  apple    $1.09  struedel  tedGr A Bt  Meteor ��� Gov't Inspected  chuck blade roast i beef sausage  IK  cross rib roast       sjde bacon  Prices Effective: Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat.  Sept. 27, 28, 29, 30 Coast News, September 26,1978.  Raftcamp Country        Part IV  "Where Ihe hell did you  gel to?" wonders Chris  when I finally yet haek to the  hotel.  "I figured vou musl have  heen flung in Ihe bucket or  something." I tell him the  whole unlikely story. "Well,  vou did a damn sight better  than me." he avers with  just enough envy Ui make me  feel good. All I got was aboul  sixty bueks down in lhal goddamn game."  My haphazard interlude  with Ruby proves lo be  strictly a one-lime thing.  When I eheek out the float,  later in the day, the seiner  is gone. So much for fly-by-  night romance. We don't  clear Alert Bay for two more  days but it's a downhill  route from Ihat point. Inevitably, we're chugging back  up Tribune Channel, sick,  sober but not all thai sorry.  The monotony has been  broken, if nothing else. Chris  and I sit out back, studying  thc country. Wc throb past  lonesome handlogging shows  where determined hermits  slug out a boom a year: past  other unknown floatcamps  rocking in the wilderness  wind.  It is late Monday afternoon  before wc arrive back at Carrington's. Ralph, Ben's scl-  dom-thcre partner is waiting  on the dock. "Jesus! I  thought you guys would have  been back yesterday. We  gotta gct that boom finished!"  "Ah, don't get your shorts  in a knot!" says Ben carelessly. "The guys needed a  break. Christ knows, you take  enough of them."  Ralph hasn't got much  ground to stand on there.  He's a stockily-built blonde  man in his thirties and he  looks mad enough to spit  nails but he turns on his  heel and stalks peevishly  away. At supper that night.  Ihe Iwo elderly ladies eye the  dishevelled lot of us with  disapproval. Even the usually  garrulous   Harry   is   silent.  We seem to have antagonized  the entire Carrington clan.  Next morning, we're on  ihe mountain again and all  is more-or-lcss back lo normal. Aboul a week later, we  have jusl moved Ihe donkey  lo a new location and are  chunking-out a selling for it,  using ihe light haulback and  a sideblock. Tate the choker-  man, hooks on lo a blown-  down alder dose to lhc butt.  Thc roots appear lo bc torn  free Inn a lew are still  holding. The tree snaps  upright and comes whistling  full-length Inwards Chris.  He iries to run clear bul his  feet are tangled in salal.  The alder slams him like a  giant switch across the  shoulders and he goes down  under il. The whole thing  happens so quickly. I stand  stunned for a second. Then  I gel Ihe hell over there.  Kosak has shut the machine  off and Ihcy are all heading  for the spot where Chris is  lying. I'm full of sick apprehension. The lice isn't  thai big but it hit him with  awful force. He's white as a  sheet and dead slill. LeClair takes his pulse with an  enormous hand. ".Iust seems  to be knocked-out," hc informs to my profound relief.  "Let's get this sonofabitchin'  thing off him."  Kosak's brought thc  stretcher from thc back of  the machine. We lift Chris  on to it as gently as possible.  "Way that bastard clobbered  him, hc could have something  busted," says big Ben. We'd  better carry him out real  easy."  Since nothing else can bc  found to secure him to thc  stretcher, wc are obliged to  use thc rope from LcClair's  climbing-belt. Four of us  grab a handle apiece and.  with Chris tied to thc litter,  we start off down the treacher-  ous hill. We stumble and  strain down thc steep skyline-road like men al some  ominous rile. Chris stays  silent as death. It's all a  bad dream. Finally, however,  he Ids out a groan and by  Ihe several centuries it takes  lo reach lhc bottom, hc has  more-or-lcss come around.  "How are you feeling?"  I ask anxiously.  "Like a goddamn house  fell on me," he mutters  dazedly,  The camp shuts down for  the resl of the day while  LeClair and I run Chris  down lo the Alert Bay hospital. It is dour autumn weather  wilh a mean wind roughening  Ihe channels. The doctor  can find nothing broken but  since Chris is very stiff and  bruised, he puts him on Compensation and sends him to  Vancouver for a more-extensive check-up. Without my  brother for company. Carrington's becomes a much lonelier place. Ben brings in his  youngest brother Mike to do  the rigging-slinging. Mike is  a strange cocky kid of about  seventeen who has been logging und drinking since he  was six. He's only been  south of the Euclataw Rapids  about twice in his life and  pesters mc constantly to tell  him about the City. 1 oblige  him with accounts of remembered parties and dances  and talk myself homesick.  I have a girl there called  Toots, who writes mc faithfully. I gaze at her photograph and sigh.  The year winds down towards winter. Chris has recuperated and drops me a  line from one misbegotten  inlet or another. The mornings arc sometimes frosty  and bitter now but it is cedar  country and easy to light  fires. 1 gct mine blazing  before    the   starting-whistle  each morning and hunker  down beside it to relay Mike's  falsetto yelps and Ben's  deeper-throated bellows.  The kid on thc chokers quits  and his place is taken by a  chunky, red-faced Irishman  called Paddy Moran. He's  only a year from the Old  Country, full of laughter and  wild stories about thc I.R.A.  Relations between Big  Ben and Ralph Carrington  grow progressively more  strained. Often at night, they  can he heard shouting and  arguing in Ihe boar's nest of  a house Ihcy share. Ralph is  complaining aboul low log-  counts and Ben is yelling right  back ihat if hc wants more  logs he'd better, by thc Lord  Jesus! pitch in and help  instead of whoring around thc  country in his speedboat all  the time. Our sympathies  arc with Ben. Granted, Ralph  is the money-partner but he  has certainly been abusing  the fact. In the several months  I've worked here, he has  been away at least half thc  time.  lt seems a minor miracle  that they don't come to blows  and perhaps they might have  but the snow steps in. A regular blizzard begins, late in'  November. By thc time it has  run its course, there arc  several inches on the hill  with the dark-clouded skies  promising more. Normally,  this wouldn't have been  enough to close the camp but  Ben is at the end of his  tether. It is as good an excuse  as any. In one final shouting-  match, they dissolve the partnership.  Suddenly, we are all unemployed and heading for Minstrel Island with our gear and  final paychequcs. Minstrel  is the closest regular steamship-stop. Il consists of a  hotel, a general-store, a  couple of cafes and not much  else. Wc converge on thc  beer-parlour. Abie Klein, the  owner, runs his premises  in a casual-enough manner  although he rumouredly  keeps a shotgun behind thc  1 YEAR TERM DEPOSITS  'Redeemable before Maturity at a reduced rate of interest.  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Cowrie Street, Sechelt, B. C. 885-3255  serving the residents  of the Sunshine Coast since 1941  *          ��� ���!   '         '    J   l~\ 1':}  s**r-��  ' ^mtr**%  h   >:' i 'lw  MMtSOMBmmmX  a                            mmmmm^h  11      ip fr^ c  * Ifl  ^       '^*l            I  ^flaB  *m f|;fll   H  I  aiffla  ��  Ellingham  4$trology  Twilight Theatre  There are no fewer than  four films which will fall  into this week's timetable  at Ihe Twilight Theatre.  On Wednesday, September  27, the final showing of thc  drug-smuggling drama  Who'll Stop thc Rain  will be on view at 7:00 p.m.  It's over to Walt Disney  for some lamily fare Thursday through Saturday, September 28���30. There will bc  a double bill provided with an  animated version of Kudyard  Kipling's Jungle Stories  running in tandem with Disney's swashbuckling hero  in Thc Mark of Zorro. Show  times for the double family  fare are varied to take account  of school days and so forth.  On Thursday. September 28.  thc double bill will start at  7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings on the 29th and  30th of September the show-  will start al the regular 8:00  bar. He maintains on the  ground-floor, a large battered  room called Ihe Snake Pit  where Ihe noisiest crew of  drunks is usually ushered  after Ihe bar closes. Thc whole  lot of us. Big Ben included.  end up there that night,  twisting wrists. singing,  drunk oul of our skulls.  One more camp is behind us  for belter or worse. All thc  dissensions and differences  arc forgotten. It's another  wake for another lost chunk  of our lives. I wonder if  I'll ever sec any of them  again.  p.m. hour and there will  also be a 2:00 p.m. matinee  on Saturday. The management advises that extra shows  will take place if necessary.  In the fourth feature film  of thc week, F.I.S.T., Sylvester Stallone makes a very  strong bid lo retain his  considerable popularity with a  powerful film about thc union  movement in the trucking  industry. Canadian Norman  Jcwison produced and directed the story by Joe Esztcrhas  which Ihe latter and Stallone  prepared for the screen.  There are elements of thc  Jimmy Hoffa story and thc  Senate rackets investigation  plus enough truth in the  expose to make audiences  wonder how much is based  on fact. The episodic talc  chronicles Stallone's rise from  organizer to head of the  powerful union.  Beginning with Stallone,  whose presence tends to bc  overwhelming appropriately  enough, thc acting is all firsl  rate. Rod Steiger makes the  most of a small but meaty  role and David Huffman and  Melinda Dillon are both  impressive.  Altogether this is a strong  and memorable film. It will  bc shown at thc Twilight  Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on  Sunday, October 1, and on  Monday and Tuesday, October 2���3 at Ihe regular time  of 8:00p.m.  Yoga class  A new Yoga class for beginners will start on October 2,  1978. Monday. 7:30-9:30  p.m. in the new Portable Unit  on the parking lot of Chatclcch  Junior Secondary School.  Thc class will be taught by  Evans Herman and Carol  Brophy. and thc fee is $22.00  for twenty hours.  Please pre-rcgister with  885-3512, Continuing Education.  <TWI LIGHT  (THEATRE?  ^     886-2827 GIBSONS  ^���������a���.���,  in A*  By Rae Ellingham  Week commencing: Sept.25.  General Notes: During thc  next two weeks, thc Sun,  Moon, Mercury and Pluto  will bunch together in Libra  indicating a period dominated  by intense diplomatic negotiations in our varying affairs.  Discussions, debates and  arguments should bring major  changes in our daily routines.  The following prognostications point lo the areas where  new conditions may bc felt.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Accent is on emotional  discussions wilh close associates and loved ones. Expccl  lo be forced lo listen lo  others' points of view and  prepare lo make amends.  New conditions will be associated with alliances, partnerships, contracts, lawsuits or  marriages.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Clear, honest communication is now required al place  of employment where coworkers arc feeling touchy.  Have lhc courtesy to explain  reasons for new methods or  techniques before resuming  operations. Meanwhile, those  suffering from extended  illness should now seek a  second medical opinion.  GEMINI (May 21-Junc 21)  Social life, pleasures,  amusements, love affairs or  children arc subjects for  heated debates or arguments.  Your having loo much of a  good time now demands full  explanations. Resist fresh  urge lo gamble, speculate  or take risks. Those unattached face romantic opportunities.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Prepare for major changes  on the domestic scene.  Family members may have lo  abandon personal ��� day-today routines following lengthy  discussions. Rental or real  estate transactions may have  to be completed whether  you're ready or nol.  LEO (July23-Aug.22)  Your mind is now super  sharp, quick, alert and ready  to argue any controversial  topic. Bc warned that you  may soon regret much of whai  you say. Local visits and  short journeys may bring  unexpected arguments.  It's no time lo discuss emotional matters with relatives  or neighbours.  VIRGO (Aug.23-Scpt.22)  Accent is on intense discussions regarding personal  financial situation and cash  (low. Those living beyond  Iheir means receive nasty  news concerning Iheir monetary irresponsibility. Advice  is to seek expert guidance.  Money is often thc rool of all  evil.  LIBRA (Scpl.23-Ocl.23)  Appearance. personality  and mental outlook are now  due for major changes.  Speaking your mind will  convince others of fresh attitude   and   new    approach.  Those born around October 8  must expect complete change  of lifestyle during the next  twelvemonths.  SCORPIO (Oct.24-Nov.22)  Spotlight on secret activities and very confidential  communications. Guard  carefully private plans and  documents. Many will seek  seclusion lo contemplate  past mistakes and arrange  means of escape. Hospitals,  prisons, hideaways, thc sick  and the lonely come under  focus.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-  Dcc.21)  Discussions and decisions  will favour abandoning long-  range plans and point to more  practical ventures. Those  involved in clubs, societies  or group activities must  expect changes in internal  power structures. Meanwhile,  refuse lo argue with friends  and acquaintances who are  now feeling dogmatic and  uncooperative.  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-Jan.19)  Heated arguments may bc  linked lo sudden upheavals  in your reputation, position  or public standing. Career  or job prospects may soon  require vital decisions. The  dictatorial attitudes of those in  authority are the main sources  of any upcoming anxieties.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb. 18)  Accent is on major upheavals in far away places. Longdistance messages and phone  calls may inform you of significant events affecting close  family and old friends.  Meanwhile, many of you arc  ready for further changes in  religious, philosophical or  general outlook on life.  PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar.20)  Intense discussions are  linked lo how badly other  people have handled their  recent financial affairs.  By all means offer a shoulde'r  to cry on but say goodbye  to hasty cash loans. Refuse to  be involved with any underhanded money making  schemes or risky speculation.  Port Mellon  Auxiliary  The regular meeting of the  Port Mellon Hospital Auxiliary was held on Wednesday,  September 13 at the home of  Edith Ross. Thirteen members  and two guests were present.  The meeting was presided  over by president Margaret  Gill. Reports were heard from  thc various committees.  Margaret Barton reports thc  Bridge Merry-go-Round  has started a new season.  Plans are being made for thc  Silent Auction to bc held on  Saturday, October 14 in the  hall above Ken's Lucky Dollar Store. The auction will  begin at 1:30 p.m. Admission  fee is a saleable item or  50c.  Our next meeting will be  held on Thursday, October  12 at the home of Mary  Ivcrson.  Tues.,Sept.26at8:00p.m.|  Wed. Sept. 27 Changed to|  7p.m.  Who'll  Stop The Sain  -'��*"*��� ��� Warning: frequent violence and   coarse language.  CANDLE TV  Walt Disney  Thurs. Sept.28  at  7  p.m.  Fri., Sept. 29    <?}  at  8   p.m.  Sat., Sept. 30,  Matinee 2 p.m.  Eveshow, 8 p.m.   ������m���-���^���  also Featurette The Mark of Zorro#gjj|j.|Jfc|  Extra shows will be run if necessary ^""^l  Sun.,Oct.1  at 7 p.m.  :VMon.,Tue&           L10ct.2&3  4!fAJII:l* 8  p.m.  SYLVESTER STALLONE  "FIST"  Warning: Some violence^  Reg. $599.00  J&C ELECTRONICS  Radio /haek  authorized Sales Centre  885-2568      Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C.  mdMWmmm Books  King Arthur's Avalon  By John Moore  Geoffrey Ashe's book  King Arthur's Avalon "the  story of Glastonbury", is  prefaced with a remark by  E.A.Freeman to the effect  that, "We need not believe  that the Glastonbury legends  are records of facts; but the  existence of those legends is  a very great fact." The same  statement may bc applied to^  thc Arthurian legends, since  both sets of legends are inextricably intertwined. Most  of us have a nodding acquaintance with the tales of King  Arthur and the Knights of the  Round Table, either through  Alfred Lord Tennyson's  Idylls of thc King, Thomas  Malory's Mortc d'Arthur, or  one of the hundreds of simplified versions, children's  editions, und movies, even a  musical (Camelot), that have  been derived from them.  Briefly: according to the  legends, when the Romans  had withdrawn their legions  from Britain to defend thc  core of their shrinking empire,  thc native Britons, divided  into petty kingdoms and lorn  by internal strife, were unable to defend themselves  against thc tide of migratory  invaders from the continent;  the barbaric pagan Anglo-  taxons. At their hour of  greatest need, Arthur, a  young man of mysterious  birth, who had been under  thc tutelage of thc magician  Merlin, came forward to fulfill thc prophecy thai whoever  could draw a sword from a  stone or anvil in which it had  been immovably embedded  would unite and rule all  Britain. Hailed as King of  Britain Arthur later acquired  another sword, Excalibur,  from the Lady-spirit of the  Lake. Arthur gathered to  himself, at his castle Camelot,  thc finest knights of the land  to form the brotherhood of the  Round Table. The Knights  swore allegiance to Arthur and  to a strict code of Christian  ethics. They undertook many  quests, making the land safe  from marauding beasts and  renegade knights. His finest  knights undertook the greatest  quest of all: The Quest of thc  Holy Grail. But in thc end  evil prevailed; with his finest  knights gone in search of the  Grail, Arthur's bravest and  most trusted knight. Lancelot,  began an adulterous affair  with Guinevere the Queen.  Tristan, another of the  knights, carried on similarly  with Vseult, wife of thc Cornish King Mark. Arthur declares war on Lancelot, Guinevere seeks sanctuary at  a monastery and eventually  takes Holy Orders. Thc  ascetic Merlin succumbs to  the fatal charms of the enchantress Vivien, an agent of  King Mark. Weakened from  within by thc treachery  of Arthur's wicked cousin  Modrcd and King Mark,  Arthur's kingdom is destroyed  at the battle of Mount Badon  where Arthur himself is mortally wounded. Hc is carried to  a chapel by Sir Bediverc  who reluctantly casts Excalibur back into the lake from  which it came. Arthur doesn't  exactly die but is borne away  in a swan-bout crowed by  fairy princesses to the enchanted Isle of Avalon where,  he prophesizes, his wounds  will be healed and hc will  rest until the Kingdom of  Britain needs him again, at  which time he will return.  Hc is therefore called "The  Once and Future King",  ���the title of T.H.White's novel  on the subject, and thc sim  ilarity to Christ is far from  accidental.  Glastonbury, located in  Somerset, in thc heart of  the mythical kingdom of  Arthur, has its own set of  legends, not the least of which  was its claim to have been  founded in 37 A.D. by Joseph  of Arimathea escaping the  persecution of thc Romans.  Joseph is supposed to have  brought with him the Holy  Grail, thc chalice from which  Christ drank and performed  communion at the Last  Supper. Glastonbury has  many other legends, thc  Christmas-flowering hawthorn that grew from thc staff  of Joseph, and visits by such  lights of Celtic Christianity as  St. Patrick, St. Columba and  St. Bridget, but it was the  story of the Grail which captured lhc imaginations of  people from lhal time to this,  though the Grail obsession  hit its high-water mark in thc  Mediaeval period when Grail  Quests and Arthurian Romance became a highly refined art form, fhe Grail is  not all that connects Arthur  to Glastonbury; Glastonbury  is said to bc thc monastery  where Guinevere took refuge  and there was a secret tradition thai Glastonbury is itself  thc Isle of Avalon, the burial  place of King Arthur.  Grail legends appear all  over Northern Europe, but  they are strongest and appear  to have originated in thc  Celtic strongholds of Wales,  Cornwall and Brittany. Despite its strongly religious  overtones and even the strong  evidence that it functioned  as a kind of mystery-cult of  thc Virgin Mary, the "Grail-  Cult" was much too esoteric  to have ever found favour with  thc Roman Catholic church.  It was peculiar to Celtic Christianity which, when the  Romans retreated, developed  along independent and  frequently eccentric lines and  returned to the Catholic  fold with considerable reluctance. King Arthur's Avalon  contains a fascinating capsule  history of this unorthodox  Catholicism whose main  English Shrine was at Glastonbury.  Anthropologists have  had a field day with the legends of the Holy Grail and,  for that matter, with the legends of Arthur. The Grail  myths, they say, arc survivals  of a pagan mystery-fertility  cult, and the Arthurian  legends degenerate talcs of  thc birth, death, and resurrection of a Celtic god-hero.  Ashe reviews their speculations with an enquiring open  mind; in the case of the Grail,  the historical evidence for the  Joseph of Arimathea story is  nil. Thc Grail remains as  elusive an object as it was to  thc questing knights. Arthur  too, when divested of the  trappings of mediaeval  chivalry in which thc poets of  thc Middle Ages dressed  him, seems to fade to a  spectre, yet hc retains some  intangible, maddeningly  "historical" quality that has  saved him from the obscurity  shared by the other mythical  Celtic gods and heroes.  Arthur, if he existed, lived  in thc darkest shadow of thc  Dark Ages, jusl beyond thc  pale of history. Thc only  contemporary historian, thc  monk Gildas, docs not mention Arthur, but Arthur and  the Church were never on thc  best of terms and Gildas'  own reliability may bc questioned since hc retired to  Brittany to write his "Complaining  Book",  chiefly  de  voted to slandering his  countrymen. The first historian to speak of Arthur as the  "dux bcllorum", thc war-  chief of the Celts, is Nennius,  writing circa 800 A.D., much  too, late to be of historical  value, except that the situation is qualified by thc victorious Saxons' understandable reluctance to promote  histories of Celtic heroes.  Thc stories survived in Wales  and Cornwall, the last bastions of the Celts in southern  Britain.  Ironically, just as anthropology has buried thc ghost of  Arthur, modern archaeology  has found good cause to  resurrect him. For some time  excavations have been underway at an ancient hill-fort  called Cadbury Castle, which,  il is believed, may well bc thc  site of fabled Camelot. In  the course of his book, Ashe  assembles evidence from all  sources in an attempt to  form a portrait of Arthur.  The picture that emerges is  all the more compelling  for being at odds with the  legend. Arthur, like his  predecessor, Ambrosius  Aurclianus, was probably a  Romanized Celt, one of thc  few who preserved thc knowledge of Roman fortifications  and tactics. particularly  Ihe use of lightly armoured  cavalry, which would bc  quite effective against thc  stand-and-batter style of the  Saxon foot-soldiers. Though  hc might save thc day for a  little while, thc "dux bcllorum" had no political power  to establish a stable self-  defending society. Hc was not  a king and once the fighting  was over he was retired.  Whether he died in battle or  in bed, Arthur's success in  winning a little breathing-  space for a doomed people  has brought him an irrepressible and imperishable glory.  Glastonbury too suffered  thc ravages of time. Pillaged  by various monarchs jealous  of its riches or fearful of  its power as a symbol of  Celtic Catholicism in the heart  of a Protestant country, it  has been allowed to lay in  ruins for long periods, but  nothing could exorcise the  irrcsistablc magic of the  place. Even now crowds  gather at Midsummer to experience the mystery of thc  Isle of Avalon, the final  resting place, in spirit if not  in body, of Arthur, King of  Britain. King Arthur's Avalon  is available in paperback  from Fontana Books and at  $2.25 it's worth every penny.  PRICE CUTTERS  Appliances  Cabinets  Carpets  Stereo  T.V.  SeaView Place  886-2417  oil Free: 922-2017  Walter or Walter  Coast News, September 26,1978  Bruce Puchalski and his youngster try out the ice at the  Gibsons Winter Club. There will be open skating at  both Gibsons and Sechelt for the next few days.  Jungle Stories Maze  Students plan  Waste Forum  The Elphinstone Student  Research Productions (formerly E.S.C.O.) have set a date  of December 3 for our next  forum on WASTF. DISPOSAL.  Letters have gone out to relevant agencies and officials  as pari of lhc research which  has already begun.  Mr. Boulton, our new  principal, supports the idea of  community involvement starting within our school. This  kind of support will hopefully,  stimulate teacher and studenl  involvement. Mr. John Denley. District Superintendent  of Schools, has praised previous forums and has encouraged us lo continue wiih our  plans.  Loeal Regional Board  director. George Gibb. has  given us some background  information about issues  that apply lo the Sunshine  Coast's waste disposal. The  forum will explore, not only  loeal waste disposal, but thc  concept of waste in a broader  context.  Anyone with information or  interest in recycling of waste  disposal, please call 886-  2204 and lend a hand today.  THE UGANDA STORY  The Book of Acts  ��� Re-enacted  Glad Tidings of Uganda  PASTOR JOSHUA KAMYA  Place: Glad Tidings Tabernacle  Date: Sunday October 8,1978  Time: 11:00 a.m.  7:00 p.m.  E  [T~       , ill:  ���1 res*,  !f  i^u  St. John   Ambulance  INDUSTRIAL,   ,  FIRST AID 4M  COURSE  Leading to  W.C.B  Certification  Held at Gibsons  Elementary School  Commencing  October 2 at 7:00 p.m.  For further information, OFFICE   HOME  contact P. E. Madison 864-5223  886-7279  $1,000 REWARD  For information leading to conviction  of the person or persons responsible for  willful damage at our  GRAY CREEK DRY-LAND SORTING  GROUNDS on the September 2-4,1978  Labour Day Weekend.  Jackson Bros.Logging Co. Ltd.,  885-2228  IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR  UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMANTS  During the current interruption of postal services, special procedures are in  effect for the distribution of unemployment insurance cheques and the collection of  claimants' bi-weekly report cards.  Starting on Monday October 2 U.I. claimants living in the communities and  postal districts listed below will pick up their unemployment insurance cheques and  deposit their report cards at the Canada Employment Centre, 1243 Wharf Street,  Sechelt. Phone: 885-2722:  PORT MELLON  LANGDALE  HOPKINS LANDING  GRANTHAMS LANDING  GIBSONS  ROBERTS CREEK  SECHELT  HALFMOONBAY  MADIERA PARK  GARDEN BAY  EGMONT  Please read the following instructions carefully and RETAIN THIS ADVERTISEMENT for future reference. Following these procedures will make a major  contribution to orderly cheque distribution.  * You MUST present your social insurance card PLUS one other item  of personal identification to pick up your cheque.  "People picking up cheques for claimants on sickness or maternity  benefit MUST have a letter of authorization signed and dated by  the claimant. The letter MUST include the claimant's SIN number.  The person picking up the cheque must have personal identification.  "The Sechelt Canada Employment Centre will be open from 8:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday for the distribution of cheques.  'The day claimants will pick up their cheques is determined by  the last digit in th< i Insurance (SIN) Number.  Those whose SIN ends in 'O' or '1' will pick up cheques Monday  Those whose SIN ends in '2' or '3' will pick up cheques Tuesday  Those whose SIN ends in 4' or '5' will pick up cheques Wednesday  Those whose SIN ends in 6' or 7' will pick up cheques Thursday  Those whose SIN ends In '8' or '9' will pick up cheques Friday  'Do not mail claimants' bi-weekly report can:  the Sechelt Canada Employment Centre.  Deliver them to 6.  Coast News, September 26,1978.  Figure skating registration  Registration for Figure  Skaters will lake place at the  Gibsons Sunnycrest Mall  and the Seehelt Trail Bay-  Mall on Wednesday through  to Saturday. September 27  to 30 at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.  September 29. All inquiries  regarding our schedules,  lessons, ele. can hc answered  by our members in the malls  ��� they will he pleased to  assisi you in any way they  can.  Thc National Badge Lesson  Professional this year is  Miss Sharon Markwart of  Sechell. Sharon is a Grade  12 student at Elphinstone  Secondary School and she  has assisted with the badge  lessons in the past. Freelance  Pros available for private,  semi-private or group lessons  are Tim Brown, Sylvia I'roke.  C'herie Guimond, Nancy  Potter and Sharon Markwart.  Information regarding lessons    can    be    obtained    al  OPEN 4-11     Tuesday to Sunday      Closed Mondays  SMORGASBORD   FRI.. SAT.. SUN  UALMOON INN  8 miles north ol Sechell on Hwy 101  Please phone lor reservations  885-5500  FRESH SHRIMP  & PRAWNS  registration or you may call  Nancy Douglas at  886-2103.  The proposed schedule is  as follows:  Wednesdays: 4:15 p.m.���  5:00 p.m.. Patch; 5:00 p.m.���  5:45 p.m., Freestyle; 6:00  p.m.���7:00 p.m.. Badge  Lessons.  Thursdays: 4:30 p.m.���  5:15 p.m.. Patch; 5:15 p.m.���  6:00 p.m.. Freestyle; 6:00  p.m.���7:00 p.m.. Badge Lessons.  Fridays: 4:30 p.m.���5:15  p.m.. Patch; 5:15 p.m.���  6:00 p.m.. Freestyle; 6:00  p.m.���6:30 p.m.. Power  Skating.  Saturdays: 6:30 a.m.���  7:15 a.m.. Patch; 7:15 a.m.���  8:00 a.m.. Freestyle  8:15 a.in.���10:15 a.m.. Badge  Lessons. 4:30 p.m.���5:00  p.m., Patch; 5:00 p.m.���  5:30 p.m.. Freestyle; 5:30  p.m.���6:00p.m.. Dance.  Sundays: 4:00 p.m.���4:45  p.m., Patch; 4:45 p.m.���  5:30 p.m.. Freestyle; 5:30  p.m.���6:00 p.m., Dance.  There will be a skate  and dress sale on Saturday,  September 30 at Sechelt  Elementary School from  10 a.m. to 12 noon. Please  tag your skates and dresses  with your name, phone number and price. Bonnie Wigard,  885-9403 is the convenor of  this sale and you may contact  her for further information.  For N.D.P. caucus  Wildlife presents brief  The official end of summer is, marked by the change  of the Davis Bay speed limit signs.  Continuing education  Capilano College presents  a series of six creative writing  workshops. The instructor,  Carolyn Zonailo, is actively  writing and publishing  poetry ��� her work has  appeared in numerous Canadian magazines and three  West Coast anthologies. She  has two books of poetry in  print, Inside Passage and  auto-da-fe, plus a third forthcoming, Zone 5, published  by local small presses. She  has also edited two books  for Caitlin Press. Besides  Poetry she has had reviews  and critical essays published  in literary journals. She has  given readings in Vancouver.  Edmonton, San Francisco.  Workshop 1; Finding yourself  through  journal   writing   ���  SEARS  SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT  BUSINESS AS USUAL  DURING THE POSTAL STRIKE  Simpsons-Sears  wants to assure their catalogue shopping  customers that orders placed at the catalogue  shopping desk will be delivered in the normal  manner during the postal interruption.  Alternate arrangements  have been made to forward orders  to our Vancouver catalogue plant, and  merchandise will be shipped in the normal  manner ��� to your catalogue sales office.  SHOP THE CONVENIENT CATALOGUE WAY  -BY PHONE-FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME.  EVERY DAY GOOD VALUE:EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR.  Sears  886-2237  ACROSS FROM  SUPER VALU  IN THE MALL  October 5.  Workshop 2: How to write a  short slory ���October 12  Workshop   3:   Contemporary  poetry  writing  workshop  ���  October 19  Workshop 4: How to write an  essay ��� October 26  Workshop   5:   How   to   get  your work published ��� November 2  Workshop 6: Creative writing  journalism (with guest Peter  Trower) ��� November 9  The workshops are held at  Elphinstone, Room 110  on Thursday nights, 6:30���  9:30 p.m. The fee is $34 for  thc series. Pleas? pay on the  first evening.  For further information  and registration please call  885-3512, Continuing Education, 9:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  PEST CONTROL  We offer o  Complete Pest  K<PinryiB-'nafTr^  .lit  883-2531  By Gibsons Wildlife Club  For many years now the  people of the Sunshine Coast  have been trying, without a  great deal of success, to  encourage B.C. Hydro to  stop using sprays and other  forms of defoliants on the  right-of-way which extends  the length of the area from  Port Mellon to Egmont and  also up to Clowhom Lake  generating station.  Because of B.C.Hydro's  policy of spreading the work  done on the powerlines in  keeping the undergrowth  under control, a different  area is involved every year.  Last year it was Port Mellon,  this year it is Pender Harbour,  and next year who knows  where, but you can guarantee  that there is going to bc  another fight somewhere.  The main reason why all  areas protest B.C. Hydro's  actions is that all the drinking  water used on this coast has  to cross the right-of-way  and is therefore subject to  contamination by the herbicides used to control thc  underbrush. As none of these  herbicides, Tordon 101,  2,4,5-T, 2,4-D or Tordon  10K have been proven to be  harmless and perfectly safe  to use, the people maintain  that they should not be used  until there is no shadow of  doubt as to their safety.  B.C. Hydro and Dow Chemicals, the main supplier of  these herbicides, try to convince us that if used in thc  correct way, there is no  danger what so ever of the  water supplies becoming  contaminated but who is to  say that correct methods  have been used?  Last year we had a case in  the Port Mellon area where a  loaded tanker broke down on  the right-of-way. In order to  gct the vehicle out and back  to Vancouver on the ferry,  the load of herbicide was  dumped in an area limited by  the distance that the spray  hoses would reach. A few  weeks after thc incident, an  official of Environment  Canada came along and investigated the mishap and  tested the water and reportedly found no trace of contaminants in the water. This  incident would never have  been reported and only got  to the notice of B.C. Hydro  through a meeting held at thc  Gibsons Wildlife Club.  One has only to read the  warnings which are posted on  every container of these herbicides to make one wonder  just how safe these things are.  Here is an example: "Keep  out of reach of children,  Harmful if swallowed, Causes  irritation of eyes and skin,  Avoid contact with skin, eyes  and clothing, Do not contaminate   any   body   of  water,  Specializing  in  Ladies & Mens  Cuts  & Styling  , Colouring  ��� Blow Drying  All Types of Perms  *) Hair Care tor the entire family.  Quality Redken, Jhirmack & Vidal Sassoon Products  tj��,cA<eU yheaa/u craw  ���?i  (Open Tuesday to Saturday)    AAR-9A1A    Cowrie St.  etc., etc., etc." Under limitations heading, the following appears: "Do not make  applications to water, along  stream banks, or on inner  sides of ditch banks, or to  wet lands feeding into possible water sources.'' That last  part of the sentence is very  relevant on the Sunshine  Coast. A great deal of the  Hydro right-of-way is a  collecting area for water  which eventually finds its  way into the creeks and because of this one would  be very applicable to the  Pender Harbour area and  also to Port Mellon and that  area between Langdale Creek  and Port Mellon.  Ninety pcr-ccnt and perhaps more of thc population  living on the coast, live below  the powerline. Many of them  still obtain their water from  wells and these are also fed,  via the water table, from  these wet lands. B.C. Hydro  assures us that the application of the herbicide is controlled very rigidly but there  have been very many cases  where the applicator has  overrun the guide lines which  theoretically are supposed to  stay away from creeks a distance of ten metres.  As a responsible Wild Life  Club we are not only concerned for the people's  welfare. We are also worried  about what effect all these  herbicides are having on the  fish in the creeks and also  the wildlife which lives in  close proximity to the Hydro  line.  Many of the creeks support  healthy fish populations and  with work being done by  different people and organizations under the guidance  of the Federal Salmon Enhancement Programme, these  populations are going to  increase. In Pender Harbour  there is a significant sockeye  salmon run in Sakinaw and  Ruby Lakes and the creeks  running into them. B.C.  Hydro has plans to install  a new transmission line running down the greater part of  the Sechelt Peninsula to  feed electricity to Vancouver  Island. This will involve a  right-of-way between 400'  and 600' wide and Hydro has  stated that it will be necessary to spray herbicides  to control the brush. The line  is to cross Sakinaw Lake and  one can only speculate on the  results of ail these chemicals  sprayed on the line, running  into the lake. The results  could be disastrous as far  as the fish are concerned.  Hydro, in its wisdom, ignores  all these possible detrimental  effects and rides roughshod  over the protests of the population.  The Sunshine Coat was  declared a high unemployment area some time ago and  a figure of 16% has been  mentioned. On many occasions the idea of employing  people to clear the right-of-  way has been suggested  but every time Hydro has  made excuses of one sort or  another for not doing this.  One of the reasons stated  is that it will cost too much.  They did not produce some  figures that were supposed to  prove that but nobody could  understand them and the  environmental costs of damage caused by their insistancc  on spraying were never even  considered.  Apart from taking a number  of people off the welfare or  unemployment role, and you  have to pay for that anyway,  IMWW A0T# 6*0V  BBB-7199  We handle  I.C.B.C. claims.  J  Gibsons      3  7******1  it would help improve B.C.  Hydro's battered image in  this community greatly and  would be good for public  relations.  Recently there was a case  of a group of juveniles throwing what they thought was  fish food, into Clowholm  Lake at the head of Salmon  Inlet. The pellets turned out  to be Tordon 10K, a toxic  substance used to defoliate  or control brush. This is an  example of extreme carelessness and negligence on the  part of Hydro, in leaving these  chemicals in a place easily  accessible to the public.  According to what we read  in the papers it seems the  stuff had been stored for at1  least seven years and forgotten about. How can a public  servant call itself responsible  when it-allows things like this  to happen?  A few years ago Hydro  cleared and seeded with  grass a stretch of the right-  of-way in the vicinity of  Roberts Creek. They then  leased this off to people to  graze their horses on and it  did an excellent job all round.  Admitted this cannot be done  over the entire length of the  line due to the nature of the  terraine but there must be  many more places where it  would be practical. Last year  a contractor in Pender Harbour offered to machine and  hand clear the right-of-way  ffom Port Mellon to Pender  Harbour for a price well below  anything that Hydro had been  offered before. The only  stipulation was that he got  thc whole contract and only  that way could he make it  worth while. He was turned  down.  Those are just two examples  of what could be done but it  appears that if Hydro gives  way to public protest here on  this coast, they will have set a  precedent which they will  find it very hard to ignore  when it comes to dealing with  people in other areas. As was  stated at the beginning of this  brief in regard to the water  used by the people, etc., having to cross the right-of-way,  it could be that this situation  is unique in B.C. and if so  then Hydro does not have to  worry about precedents.  The circumstances and reasons for not spraying here are  applicable to this area only  and do not apply to the rest  of the Province.  In conclusion, as an illustration as to how united the  people are on this issue, a  couple of examples of what  has been done by the people  and by elected representatives  of the Sunshine Coast to try  and convince B.C. Hydro of  the opposition of the populace  to their actions might be  in order.  Earlier this year the students of Elphinstone High  School in Gibsons held a  public forum to discuss the  pros and cons of spraying the  right-of-way with defoliants.  Both sides of the case were  presented in what seemed to  be a fair and well balanced  programme. Government  representatives from the  Pesticide Control Branch,  Federal and Provincial  Government M.L.A.s and  M.P.s were present, together  with experts in the field of  toxicology and herbicides.  All parties were given equal  time to state their cases and  the public were able to question these people. The  students did an excellent  job of presenting both sides  of the case and, in getting  involved themselves, learned  a great deal about the subject in hand and about the  people involved. In a vote  held at the conclusion of the  Forum, 98% of those present  opposed the use of herbicides  by B.C. Hydro. The second  illustration occurred just  recently when the Regional  Board, who are united in their  opposition to the use of  herbicides on the powerline,  appealed and unfortunately  lost the decision of B.C.  Hydro to spray in the Pender  Harbour area this year.  According to the lawyers  representing them, they had  a very strong case but it was  completely overruled by  the Appeal Board and in fact  the spraying is now in the  process of being put into  practice.  Incidentally the use of these  chemicals, Tordon 10K,  at this time of the year goes  against all recommendations  of Dow Chemical, the manufacturers of this herbicide,  but this is just one more  example of the "I know best  what is good for you" attitude  of   your    public    servants, Coast News. September 26,1978  CARPETS CARPETS CARPETS CARPETS  i  1  ���.  \  .IM  i>  R  J:  PRICES CUT DOWN TO THE BONE  CARPET ROLL ENDS AND REMNANTS  GIBSONS  ��� Lonsdale 2nds Made by Crossley Karastan  Colour: Butter Suede. 100% Acrilan ���  12x21'6" ��� Our low Sug. Retail $22.95  Roll End Price $16.95 sq.yd.  * Shaladin ��� Orange Flash, Nylon Shag.  12x7'6".    Sug.    Retail    price   $129.50.  Roll End Price $39.95  Red ��� Level Loop  12x9'4". Sug. 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Clearance Price $160.00  LOCATIONS ������������������������������  *Ala Carte ��� Do it yourself. Rubber  Back Carpet. A beautiful Plush Carpet  in a supple two tone. Cocoa Bean ���  Snowmist ��� Polaris Grey ��� Maple  Syrup ��� Tarnished Brass ��� Moss Mist  ���Wild Spice ��� Pearl Blue. Sug. Ret.  Price $12.95 sq. yd. our price For Duration  of Sale $10.95.  ���Alamo ��� A looped and Sculptured Carpet  Hard Wearing. Ideal for halls and stairs.  One colour only: Topaz. Clearance $5.50  sq.yd.  ��� Wooll.'Three colours: short rolls only  Gold ��� Amber ��� Warseley Green.  A Saxony woven Tight Plush 80% wool  and 20% nylon. Reg. Sug. Ret. Price  $42.95 sq. yd. Clearance Price  For Duration of Sale $17.95 sq.yd.  Of course these above-mentioned items are only a few that are available to choose from.   THESE CARPETS ARE PRICED TO GO   LINOLEUMS 10% Discount on all Linoleums you pick from samples or from our stocked items.  Some patterns in Sundial Quality  Reg. $11.95 sq. yd.     Clearance Price $8.98sq. yd.  Some Patterns in Cushion  Floor  Reg.$4.95 Clearance $3.95 sq. yd.  SALE ENDS OCTOBER 21st.  ALL SALES FINAL - NO REFUNDS REFUNDS : NO RETURNS -  USE YOUR MASTERCHARGE OR CHARGEX [VISA] CREDIT CARDS.  WE WILL FINANCE UP TO THREE MONTHS ON APPROVED CREDIT.  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd.  GIBSONS HIGHWAY AND WYNGAERT 886-7112    SECHELT COWRIE STREET 885-3424]  CARPETS CARPETS CARPETS CARPETS  .*������ Coast News, September 26,1978  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5.00 will be offered for the correct  barrel locating the above. Send your entries to the Coast  Last week's winner was Anne Parker of Hopkins Landing  pictured sign as being on Nob Hill above Soames Point.  solution drawn from the  News, Box 460. Gibsons,  who correctly located the  Film Society  Bv Allan J.Cranc  ��� CBC Radio  By Maryanne West  The Laughing Rooster is the  name of a bookstore with a  difference in Calgary ��� you  can hear aboul it and listen  to the owner and some of his  customers on Saturday at  6:15 p.m. on Between Ourselves. Anthology, Saturday  10:05 p.m. begins a two-  part interview with thc distinguished literary scholar and  critic Northrup I'rye.  On Sunday C.B.C. Stage  begins the winter series al  1:05 p.m. with a rebroadcast  of Rod Conevbeare's plav.  ������The Man Who Haled Dogs"  which won a 1978 ACTRA  award. It's rated as a fantasy  thriller. Concern returns at  4:05 p.m. with a programme  aboul society's reaction to  people who are different,  who for one reason or another  do not lil into our ideas of  what is the norm.  Dr. Bundolo's Pandemonium Medicine Show returns  also to its regular Monday  evening 8:05 slot.  Wednesday, September 27  Afternoon Theatre: 2:04 pjii..  Nicholas Nickelbv by Dickens.  Mghlcap: 11:20 p.m., Arthur  Mitchell of the Harlem  Dance Theatre.  Thursday, September 28  Crime    Serial:    2:04    p.m.,  Whose   Body?   by    Dorothy  Savers.  Playhouse: 8:04 p.m.. Corri-  gan, by Clint Bomphrey.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m.,  C.B.C. Winnipeg Or hestra.  The Italian Influence.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m., Novelist  Hammond bines.  Jazz Radio-Canada: 8:30 p.m.,  Hoi Jazz Club-Part II.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m.. pianist  Zollan Koczis.  Saturday, September 30  Update: 8:30 a.m.. Happenings around B.C.  Between     Ourselves:     6:15  p.m., The Laughing Rooster,  bookstore in Calgary.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m.. Interview   with   Northrup    Frye-  Part I. Michael, short story  by   Kent   Baker.   Poetry   by  Miriam Mandcl.  Music from the Shows: II :05  p.m., Judy Garland Story.  Friday, September 29  Panning for Gold: 8:04  critical discussion.  p.m..  Sunday, October I  C.B.C.Stage:      1:05      p.m.,  The Man Who Hated  Dogs,  by Rod Concybearc.  Identities: 6:05 p.m., Israeli  singer, Chava Albcrstcin.  Music de Chez  Nous:   7:05  p.m.,   Gerard  Souzey.   baritone;      Kenneth       Merrill,  piano;  Ronald  Taylor,  flute;  Guy   Fouquet,   cello;   Schumann,    Gounod,    Schubert,  Ravel, Strauss.  My Music: 8:35 p.m., B.B.C.  Ouiz.  Concern:    9:05    p.m.,    The  Unconventional.  Monday, October 2  Afternoon Theatre: 2:04 p.m.,  Vanity Fair bv Thackeray.  Dr. Bundolo:8:04p.m.  Gold Rush: 8:30 p.m., Chalice  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m.,  C.B.C. Vancouver Orchestra,  all Bocchcrini programme.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m.. Bonita  Granville, child star of the  Forties.  Tuesday, October 3  Afternoon Theatre: 2:04 p.m.,  The Wonderful Hill, by Margaret Harris.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m., Andrew  William Mellon remembered.  ideas    returns    for    a    new  season.  Monday:   8:04   p.m..    1978  Mussel  Lectures ��� The  Inadvertent Epic; Uncle Tom's  Cabin   to   Roots,   by   Leslie  A. Fiedler,       Professor      of  English al Ihe State University  of New York, Buffalo.  Tuesday: 8:04 p.m..  Harold  Adams"    Innes     1894-1952,  Canadian    historian,    economist, communications  theorist and philosopher.  C.B.C.-TV Highlights  Saturday:  Northwest international Horse  Show Grand  Prix from  Vancouver, 3���4 p.m.  International Rugby from Calgary, 4���6 p.m.  Sunday:  Money Magazine. 12:3(1 p.m.  Country Canada,   1:00 p.m..  International Plowing Match.  The Nature of Things.   7:30  p.m. Clockwork Atom.  Sidestrcet, 9:00 p.m., Holiday  with Homicide.  Monday:  Superspccial      Wayne     and  Sinister, 9:00 p.m.  During the last few weeks,  1 have been attending some oi  Ihe motion pictures in the  Twilight Theatre's regular  programme as has always  been my wont while residing  on the Sunshine Coast. The  Twilight Theatre's regular  programme is designed to  prescnl a great variety of  cinematic entertainment  catering lo many different  lasles. Obviously, there arc  few films which have universal appeal, and the object  then becomes to present  films which have as wide an  appeal as possible.  A business musl endeavour  lo bc economically sound, anil  the presentation of film entertainment is a haphazard  type of operation. It is particularly so where the catchment  population is small. In such  situations, it is flirting wilh  financial disaster to present  films for minority audiences,  and films in languages other  than English arc usually a  case in point. So, in a different way, arc re-runs,  particularly if they have been  on television, although reruns of some fairly current  films or revivals can sometimes be commercially viable.  lt is the object of the  Kwahtahmoss Film Society to  cater for the minority interests, lt should be borne in  mind, however, that a number  of the films that will be shown  in Ihe Film Society's programme first appeared in  ihe Twilight Theatre's regular  programme. Many good films  continue to appear in the  regular programme, and I  am sure that most of thc Film  Society audience will be  watching out for thc interesting offerings therein.  Although rock 'n roll is  hardly mv venue, 1 am looking  forward to The Buddy Holly  Story which is scheduled to  play at the Twilight Theatre,  October 4���7. Wednesday  through Saturday.  I heard a panel programme  on C.B.C. radio part of which  Involved a discussion of that  film, I doubt that any of the  panelists even knew who  Buddy Holly was before the  film, but all were most favourably impressed with the film  and- considered Gary Busie,  who plays the early rock  idol (Holly died in 1956 in  a plane crash), a major new  talent. In a different way, I  am looking forward to seeing  Walt Disney's cartoon feature  The Jungle Book which plays  with The Sign of Zorro on  September 28, 29, 30, Thursday through Saturday with a  matinee performance scheduled for Saturday, September  30 at 2 p.m.  Among thc films I have  seen fairly recently at the  Twilight Theatre have been  Thank God it's Friday, An  Unmarried Woman and The  Swarm. The less said about  the latter, the better.  An Unmarried Woman  seems to have been quite  a highly acclaimed film. It  was directed by Paul Mazurski  whose previous films include  Harry and Tonto (1974) and  Next Stop Greenwich Village  (1976). Mazursky is noted for  thc shrewdness of his casting,  and the film presents splendid  performances particularly  from Jill Clayburgh playing  the part of a woman with a  fifteen year old daughter  who suddenly and unexpectedly finds herself without a  husband when he leaves her  for a younger woman. The  film, set in New York's Manhattan, depicts with considerable sensitivity the woman's  struggle to adjust herself  to her radical1' changed  circumstances.  In the final third of so of  the film, Alan Bates, as one  would expect, gives a wonderful performance as an artist  who loves her. Ian Corrance,  however, can attest to the  fact that a microphone intruded into the top of the  frame in one of the shots  involving the woman at the  artist's apartment. He noticed  it first. It surprises me that  this was not caught when the  film was edited.  Players present comedy  1 found Thank God it's  Friday a lively and unpretentious little film with several  fine characterizations and a  good supply of zany humour.  That's entertainment, as the  motion picture title reads ���  twice.  This article is written before  the Film Society's first  screening (since 1976) at the  Twilight Theatre. I will report  on that in next week's newspaper. I would like to conclude  this week's article by thanking  Eric Zazberg, Keith Wallace  and Jeanette Gordon for their  efforts with the Film Society  during its operation in 1976.  My thanks also to the management of the Twilight Theatre  886-7241..,.   J86-mr  ( ELECTRON ICS^  ���VHF--CB---RADAR---LORAN SOUNDERS,  'Ihere are many new faces  in the cast of the Driftwood  Players' production of Eric  Nichols Fourth Monkey  which will be presented at the  Twilight Theatre al 9:00 p.m.  Wednesday and Thursday  of this week and at 2:00 p.m.  Sunday.  The local drama club has  been inactive since the spring  of 1975 when they produced  Oscar Wilde's Salome and  two of thc leading lights in  ihe Fourth Monkey are  veterans of Ihe Salome cast;  Richard Abrams and Viktors  Kalvc. Most of the others  in the cast of Nicol's play  are first-lime actors as the  drama club attempts to  re  group   with   a   dependable  nucleus.  Director George Matthews  is co-founder of the original  Driftwood Players and the  man credited with bringing  the moribund group to life  again.  couple who allow him use of  their Gulf Island cottage.  With him is the nubile niece of  the owners and a slatternly  cynical housekeeper whom he  accuses of collecting pornographic driftwood.  Into his idyllic retreat comes  Nicol's comedy is set in the Janet McGill from the Uni-  Gulf   Islands   and   concerns versity of Victoria, played by  a   playwright   named   John Francine Bourassa, with noted  Tittle, played in this produc- Russian poet Igor Petrochen-  tion by Richard Abrams, who ko,  played  here by  Viktors  like Nicol himself has had a Kalve, in tow. McGill is an1  play mauled by critics in the  east and has retired to the  Gulf Islands to write poetry  which he puts unsigned  into bottles and throws into  the Pacific Ocean. He is the  guest  of a  rich  Californian  Richard Abrams and Francine Bourassa meet the disapproving gaze of Debby  Ashby in rehearsal for the performances of The Fourth Monkey to be presented  this week.  885-9769  885-3815  th* PARTHENON  RESTAURANT  Sechelt  SPECIAL.  Prime Ribs  Baked Potato  Vegetable  Salad  $9.50  LIVE MUSIC  til 1 a.m.  Friday & Saturday  S iptember 29 & 30  NEW  HOURS  Effective Oct. 1  11a.m.���11p.m.  Seven days a week  Police News(cont'd)  near the marsh in Sechelt,  while the owner reported lhc  accident to thc police. On his  return, il was found that  vandals had smashed the  windshield.  September 20: A residence on  Havies Road was broken Into  while slill under construction.  Nothing was reported missing.  September 21: The Sechelt  Fire Chief reported that  during the early morning  evidence was found that arson  to Ihe Sechelt Indian Bund ,  Community Hall had been '  attempted, |  September 22: Entry was  gained by forcing thc rear  window of Ihe Garden Bay  Hotel. An unknown quantity  of liquor was taken.  admirer of Tittle's work and  to the horror of the literary  recluse has recovered one of  his poems and has run it over  his name in the university  newspaper.  To compound his woes,  the Russian decides to defect  despite the fact that he comes  equipped with two bodyguards determined to keep  track of him and to make  sure he ends up where he is  supposed to. From the arrival  of McGill and Petrochenko,  nothing goes right again for  poor Tittle and the complications proliferate right to  thc final curtain.  The play is a satirical  look Nicol-style at sex, money,  Canadians, Americans,  Russians and art and throughout there is wit in abundance.  Thc original sets were  designed by Mark Trevis and  Olga Rctsof. Also in the cast  are Debby Ashby as the  housekeeper, Brucie; Dennis  Bailey as the American owner  of Tittle's retreat; Mary  Doray as his wife. Tim Mc  Hugh and John Burnside  arc thc policemen. The nubile  niece is played by Verli Bur  rows.  GETTING  'BOMBED'  IS DYNAMITE!  3YOTA  Lawyer donates(cont'd)  offend    to    represent    him there was reasonable doubt.  without    charge,    in    cross He   ruled   that   the   offence  examination, Constable ''i'1 noi ,akc P,BC  Dolhan conceded lhal he had missed     thc  nol    attended    the    scene  of the accident. He had not  seen thc skill marks and knew  nolhing of the circumstances.        ^^f  Judge   Johnson   found   that \   -^^^  ^TOYOT  iATOYOTO  )YOTATOYOTATOYOTAT  )TATOYOTATOYOTAT0Y  rOYOTATOYOTATOYOTA The Sunshine  Second Front Page  Coast News, September 26,1978  Speeding dismissed  Termination requested  ��3��^  Probation Officer Ted  Peters appeared before Judge  Walker to request termination  of probation for Pierre Joseph  Berdahl. Mr. Peters explained  that the circumstances of Ihe  application for termination  were somewhat unusual, and  hc went on lo explain to the  judge that Mr. Berdahl has  achieved considerable success  in Canada as a wrist wrestler  and that he was thc Canadian  champion in his class. Hc has  saved $1,500 in the hope that  hc would be permitted to  travel to Ihe United Stales  to take pan in the World  Championship Wrisl Wrestling Contest which is to bc  televised in A.B.C.'s Wide  World of Sports series. Judge  Walker commended Mr.  Berdahl for his efforts and  terminated the probation.  Another charge of speeding  Was dismissed on Thursday  lis Judge Walker found there  Was reasonable room for  doubt in a case brought  against Boris Meda of Gibsons. Mr. Meda's hearing had  been sel lor 11 a.m.. bul it  did nol take place until almost  4 p.m. due lo a lengthy  trial hearing which preceded  it. In ihis instance, the in-  vestigaling officer was  Constable Dolhan who was  conducting a radar operation  near the golf course at the  lime of the alleged offence.  Constable Dolhan testified  thai he look a radar sighting  on a Volkswagen van travelling ai 75 kilometres per  hour climbing lo SO in a posted  80 k.p.h. /one. As hc sighted  Ihe van. hc observed a Cadil  lac pulling out to pass, (on-  stable Dolhan estimated ilk  speed of the Cadillac to be  aboul 100 k.p.h.. and su hc  look oft in pursuit ot the  vehicle and slopped it ,i lew  kilometres further on towards  Gibsons. Mr. Meda. who was  lhc driver, contended lhal hc  was travelling al no  more than 50 or 55 miles an  hour io overtake a vehicle  which was travelling at only  ���40. Under cross examination  by Mr. Meda. ihe Constablt  conceded that lie had nol  actually taken a radar sighting  on Mr. Meda's car. Judge  Walker ruled that the margin  for error was such that there  was reasonable doubt that llu  offence look place and he  dismissed ihe charge.  This unusual view of the village of Sechelt is taken from the breakwater area of Selma Park.  Fitness and Recreation  Service hits stride  Fitness.  In your heart  you know  it's right.  The Fitness and Recreation  Service has got a new staff,  a new office, and a new scries  of fall programmes (nearly  ready lo go) drawn up with  you and your family in mind,  and wiih that Ihcy would like-  to introduce you to both  themselves and their new  profile for the coming year.  The staff consists of four  full-lime and two part-time  people, and already the  energy, experience and enthusiasm they both bring with  them and generate when  together has produced some  interesting and exciting ideas  for programmes aimed at  bolh fun and fitness. Returning once more to work primarily in ihe Pender Harbour area  is Robi Peters, who will be  re-instituting many of the  activities she organized  last year, plus beginning some  new and quite innovative ones.  There will bc a slight delay  in Ihe beginning of the Pender  programmes, however, as  scheduling for thc use of the  new Pender Harbour High  School is yet to bc completed,  and Robi hopes to have access  to many of its marvelous  facilities.  Also back is Evans Hcrmon,  working part-time but with a  full load of Yoga and Relaxation classes, Body/Mind  Awareness seminars, and  weekly Blood Pressure  Clinics and Fitness Testing  sessions.  New to thc staff is Carole  Leibcl, who previously organized and led many recreation  activities in Port Alice, and  who will spend much lime  here offering physical education at schools which don't  have such classes. She is  particularly interested in  leading a Moms and Tots  programme, teaching Tumbling and Gymnastics, and is  hoping  lo organize  a  Teen  Centre in Sechelt.  Donna Koop's part-time  work will focus mainly in the  Roberts Creek and Gibsons  areas, where she is organizing  Women's Soccer teams,  Volleyball, the Polar Bear  Club, and a weekly Joggers'  Rendez-Vous. She is also  hoping lo make available  facilities for a Teen Centre  in Roberts Creek.  The Fun-Fitness Service  is very fortunate to have a  man oil staff this year. Tennis  pro Jeff Brown will be leading  both Men's and Co-cd Fitness programmes, teaching  gymnastics to students and  possibly to adults, and intro  ducing a "Zen-Ten" class  which stresses the "mind  over body" approach to  movement in both tennis,  and other activities.  Fran Berger is back as  Programme Co-ordinator.  and will again be teaching  Aerobic Dance. She is pleased  to announce that the latest  Aerobic Dance record has  finally arrived, so there will  be an advanced class with a  programme of new dances.  This competent new staff  is also housed in a new office,  upstairs beside the Canada  Manpower office in the Quest  Electric Building. Blood  Pressure and Fitness Testing  will regularly be done there  every Friday from 12 noon  until 2:00 p.m., and while  there won't always be someone there you are cordially  invited to drop in and visit  or to browse through their  information and pamphlets  whenever you wish.  Following is a list of the  programmes definitely  scheduled so far. The Pender  Harbour programme and  several additional classes  will be advertized next week.  All classes begin thc week  of October 2, except where  astcrixed, and the fee is  $10.00 for ten sessions for  adults, and free for students,  Fitness schedule  SECHELT:  Aerobic Dance ��� Beginning: Mon.7:30���8:30 p.m., Chatelech Music  Room.  Advanced:   Thurs.7:00���8:00   p.m..   Chatclcch   Music   Room.  Blood Pressure Clinic ���Friday. 2���4 p.m., Trail Bay Mall.  Fitness Testing ��� Friday, 12 noon���2 p.m.. Fitness Service Office.  Gaines (for Elementary Students) ��� Mon.3:30���4:30 p.m.. Sechell  Elementary gym.  Men's Fitness ��� Wed. 7:00���8:15 p.m.. Sechelt Elementary gym.  Moms & Tots ��� Mon.. Tues., St Thurs. 9:00���10:00 a.m., Sl. Hilda's  Hall.  Relaxation* ��� Thurs..6:30���7:30 p.m.. Chatelech (room to he ann'il)  Begins Thurs., October 12.  Teen  Girls  Exercises  ���   Mon.   through   Fri..   12   noon���1   p.m.  Chatelech Music Room.  "Zen-Ten" ��� Wed., 8:30���10:00 p.m.. Chatclcch  Music Room.  GIBSONS:  Aerobic Dance  Beginning: Tues..7���8 p.m.. Elphinstone  Lunch  Room.  Tennis (open  to highschool  students)  ���  Tues..3:30���5:30 p.m.  Elphinstone Tennis Courts.  Tumbling & Gymnastics (for elementary students) ��� Wed. A: Thurs.,  3:00���4:30 p.m. .Cedar Grove gym.  Begins Thurs., October 5.  Volleyball* ��� Teens St Adults ��� Wed..7:30���9:30 p.m., Cedar Grove  gym.  Begins Wed.. September 27.  "Zen-Ten" ��� Monday. 6:45���8:15 p.m.. Cedar Grove gym.  ROBERTS CREEK Ji WILSON CREEK:  Aerobic Dance ��� Beginning'.Mon., 9:30���10:30 a.m.. Wilson Creek  Community Hall  Advanced: Thurs.. 9:30���10:30 a.m.. Wilson Creek Community  Hall  Co-ed Fitness ��� Mon.. 8:30���10:00 p.m.. R.C.Elementary gym  Polar Bear Swim* ��� Saturday. 11:00 a.m., Roberts CReek Wharf.  Begins Sat., September 29.  Yoga* ��� Thurs. 12:30���2:30 p.m.. Wilson Creek Community H  Begins Thurs., October 12.  Telephone  464-9611/12  RES: 271-0486  COQUITMMCENrRE  DHSUNLTD.  E.E.(Mickey) Coe  2780-2786 Barnel Highway  Coquitlam, B.C. V3B 1B9  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  RESTAURANT  Sunnycrest Centre,  Gibsons  INTRODUCING  Our First  ISUNDAY BRUNCHI  Under the Supervision  of our New Chef  Starting Sunday, Oct. 1,1978  11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  1. Soup and Juices  2. Lean Roast Pork  3. Applesauce or Gravy  4. Fresh Peas  5. Mixed Vegetables      af  6. Salads  7. Desserts  8. Coffee or Tea  All for $4.95, Adults;  $2.95, Children  m  mWam  ���******g 9^-^.J   aw-.********  FRIDAY & SATURDAY - September 29 & 30  ONLY  COWICHAN WOOL SUPER YARN  $3.49 per ball 99C per ball  WWwwwWW**WW  From Tuesday ��� September 26 While Supply Lasts  FLANNELETTE REMNANTS     ELASTIC  ODDS'N ENDS TABLE  including some jewelry, sewing supplies, etc.  IN-STORE SPECIAL ON CONE WOOL  llrifftwooil Crafts & Yam Kara  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre Gibsons  886-2525  ag;:;:  These are the people who will be running this year's  version of the Sunshine Coast Recreation and Fitness  Program.   Back row left to right Donna Koop, Jeff  Brown, Fran Berger.   Front row, left to right  Peters, Carole Leibel, and Evans Hermon.  Robi  0XXB.A. BLACfCTOP-X^  ������QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1956"  Grading & Gravel  Curbs ��� Soil Cement ��� Drainage  Roads ��� Industrial Sites ��� Parking Areas  Tennis Courts ��� Driveways  For Free Estimate Call Jack Kerr  885-5151  PORPOISE BAY ROAD, SECHELT  North Vancouver Office ��� Toll Free    Zenith - 2628  Members:  ATA  Amalgamated Construction  Association  rC|fTOP LTD.  * Pi  B.C]aV B c Road Builders  -JaaWMM Association  *  O'  22*^  NEW  In Praise of Older Women -  Stephen Vizinczey_  Daniel Martin ���  John Fowles  Vet In a Spin���    ^ ^  James Herriot V,  Ark Royal ���  Kenneth Pool man  meet  with the  NDP  caucus  BEACH GARDENS/POWELL RIVER  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30  The Leader of ihe Opposition, Dave Barrett, and the .New Democratic  Members ol the Provincial Legislature invite you to meet with ihem to  discuss problems and issues in your area Representatives from ihe  Caucus will be meeting with the public, receiving briefs and hearing oral  presentations bel ween 1000 a.m. and 4 30 p m Saturday To arrange a  time Uit your group, contact Karen Sanford t o the Parliament  Buildings, or phone Victoria 387 3655 10.  Coast News, September 26,1978.  Coast Strokers  B> Dennis Gray  yVe will miss Eric. Hc was  a good riding companion, a  good friend and a lol of fun.  He would tackle any section.  no.' matter how tough . at  least once and it had lo be  damn tough to extinguish his  bright grin. He always did  his share, paid his way and  could always bc counted on to  pitch in and help lay out a  trials course.  Eric had respect for his  motorcycle and this impressed  inc.  I  appreciate a skillfully  built precision machine and  feel a special kinship to those  who feel likewise. Eric was  one of these people. His bike  was always clean and well  maintained. Unlike so many  riders who accept all the credit  for a good ride and blame Ihe  bike for a bad one, he considered the bike as part of a  team and regarded its condition as important to a successful ride as his own good  health.  When a mistake or loss  of balance resulted in someone   having   a   minor   crash  INDUSTRIAL  HOCKEY LEAGUE  GENERAL MEETING  THURS.  OCT. 5th  7:45  AT THE   [ARENA  BRING YOUR SKATES  (which often happens) he  would laugh at his own  slip-ups as readily as ours.  He could both serve and  receive a good teasing. Well,  he has gone. Oh! He will  return sometime, but will he  be thc same Eric?  You see, he has joined the  R.C.M.P. and will be charged  with the responsibility of  enforcing the laws that  together we may have at times  bent a bit. I hope the uniform  is not so large that it smothers  that grin.  During this time of turmoil  when many people's lack of  respect for the police is  exemplified by the suggestion  thai their ancestors had  curly tails, one may wonder  whai motivates a young man  to join law enforcement.  For some it seems to be a  quest for authority and respect; Ihese people would do  well to remember that their  job is to serve and protect  the public and authority and  respect for it. comes not from  a uniform or badge, but from  their actions and attitudes.  I rather think and hope  Eric joined for the same  reason he rode trials; for the  challenge and excitement, and  if so he will do a good job.  Till we meet again Eric,  good luck, feet on the pegs  and if you catch me speeding,  remember I am your friend.  Keep Strokin'.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds at Campbell's  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods in down-town Sechelt.  &oas\  ItVoXot &po?\s  MOTORCYCLES,  UTBOARDS,PUMPS,  SMALL UTILITY MOTORS,  LIGHT PLANTS  Wharf Road, Sechelt  885-2030  Soccer  Soccer by J J & Co.  Saturday 22nd, Hackett Park,  2:00 p.m.  Renegades vs Kalhsa:  In their third game of the  season the Renegades were  tied by Kalhsa in a score of  2���2. in the first half of the  game, the Renegades had  control of the offensive.  First goal was scored fifteen  minutes into the game by  Renegade Stewart Craigan  with a fast angle shot thirty  yards out. This seemed to  bring out a little more competitive spirit from Kalhsa,  who retaliated ten minutes  later by scoring a goal of their  own.  Thc second half was even  more vigorously played by  both clubs. The Renegades  were left open in the middle  by Kalhsa's great footwork  in centre field which interfered somewhat with the  Renegades' usual defence  manoeuvres.  Regardless of these weaknesses the Renegades'  offensive lines pulled through  with an unassisted goal by  Vern Joe twenty minutes into  the second half. At that point,  Kalhsa made another come  back goal which tied up the  game.  In the last remaining  ten minutes of the game  Kalhsa shifted its strength  exclusively to defence in order  to deal with the Renegades'  offensive surge to win the  game.  Ladies soccer  Any women interested in  playing soccer are invited  to join teams now being  formed in Gibsons and Roberts Creek. Practices will  be in the evenings, tentatively  Tuesdays and/or Thursdays,  with games against other  local women's teams on the  weekends. If you are interested or would like more infor-  It's a long walk to the back of the net.   Goalie for  the Khalsa team from Vancouver knew it better than  Strikes and spares  By Bud Mulcaster  The Classic League is going  strong with 300 games. Carole  Skytte rolled a 317, Jeff  Mulcaster a. 302, Freeman  Reynolds a 302, Don Slack a  339, and Yours Truly a 355.  The only other 300 game  was by Jim Gurney bowling in  the Gibsons 'A' League. Jim  rolled a nice 316 single.  Wilkie Mah had high triple  for the league with 767 and  had a single of 299, beating  Sue Whiting who rolled a 298  in the Tuesday Coffee League.  We've got a battle here I  Carole Skytte rolled the  highest triple for the ladies  with a 766 total Wednesday  afternoon.  The Y.B.C. Leagues are  going strong and in the  Bantams, Danny Hurren is  bowling very well and had a  206 single. In the seniors  Mike Maxfield was tops with a  275-667 night.  Highest Totals: Classic:  ���Carole Skytte 317-994; Jeff  Mulcaster     302-1037;     Don  Slack 339-1060; Tuesday  Coffee: Carol Tetzlaff 251-  668; Phyllis Hoops 237-  683; Sue Whiting 298-683;  Swingers: Alice Smith 203-  578; Phil Fletcher 262-592;  Gibsons 'A': Judith Spence  265-641; Phyllis Gurney 261-  645; Mavis Stanley 256-652;  RegMorel 281-673; Jim Gurney 316-696; Bob Ford 288-  736; Wilkie Mah 299-767;  Wednesday Coffee: Marion  Reeves 215-622; Nora Solinsky 242-672; Wednesday  1:00 p.m.: Nora Solinsky  269-646; Carole Skytte 297-  766; Ball & Chain: Mercy  Lovrich 270-667; Virginia  Reynolds 242-705; (last  week) Ray Chamberlin 244-  637; Brian Butcher 274-671;  Freeman Reynolds 260-720;  Phuntastique: Mavis Stanley  267-657; Mel Buckmaster  251-697; Y.B.C.Bantams:  Jane Latham 145-287; Danny  Hurren 206-384; Seniors:  Gisele Fortin 212-523; Michele  Solinsky 232-605; Ann Husband 255-613; Mike Maxfield  275-667.  anyone else In the park.    Action took place during  last week's game between the Renegades and Khalsa.  On the rocks  mation,   please   call  Koop at 885-5226.  Donna  By Pat Edwards  The curling season opens  on October 14 with a green  bonspiel on Saturday evening,  and league curling begins on  October 16. Beginners are  especially welcome. Rinks in  the green 'spiel must have at  least one, but preferably two  people who have never curled,  so come out and enjoy the fun.  Instruction will be offered on  Saturday afternoon before the  'spiel for those who haven't  been bitten by the curling bug  and old-timers are invited to  come out to limber up.  Skips are reminded of thc  important meeting on October  3 to discuss new rules and  club rules. It is important  that skips attend or'have their  thirds represent them.  Skaters are currently enjoying the use of the club, and  skating will continue until  September 30. Phone Gus  at the rink. 886-7512, if you  would like to rent the ice for  a private skating party.  If you haven't registered  yet, please do so this week.  Drawmaster Larry Boyd is  anxious to get the rinks  lined up as soon as possible.  Extra registration forms are  available at the rink so drive  up on that nice new blacktop  and pick yours up today!!  And don't forget the early  bird draw for those who pay  their fees in full before  October 31.  And here's a word from  Bernie and the Senior Curlers:  From the interest shown  already, it looks like a great  year for the seniors. There will  be a meeting on Tuesday,  October 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the  club to talk over plans and  make up rinks for the coming  season. All past, present and  future senior curlers are welcome to meet in the lounge.  For further information  call Bernie Parker at 886-  9664 or the Winter Club and  speak to Gus. Talk it up  among your friends and get  everybody out on October 3.  Minor Hockey Association  NEW  BANKING HOURS  Effective Monday.October 2nd, 1978  our new banking hours will be:  MONDAY TO THURSDAY  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  FRIDAY -10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  SATURDAY - CLOSED  We hope you find our new hours convenient and we assure you that whether  you work, live or shop in the area, our branch  is at your service, Monday through Friday,  with the facilities and personnel to meet all  your banking needs!  o  CANADIAN IMPERIAL  BANK OF COMMERCE  G.A.Kirsch   Manager  Tel: 886-8111  New Members: The Sechelt  Minor Hockey Association  would like to offer an invitation to any boy who has never  played hockey to come out and  give us a try! Whether you  are six years old or sixteen  years old, you are not too  old to join the association.  This year, we are sure we  will have just the league for  you, as a beginner, to join in  and have a bail and learn  our great game of hockey.  As   you   know,   we   are  expecting to try a new format  of two levels of hockey   a house level in each division  as well as a rep team for those  players who perhaps have  advanced a little quicker in  their developmental skills.  It Is not Important if you  have not played previously!  Equipment: For your information, it is mandatory to  equip your child with a face  protector, as well as pants,  shinguards, cup, elbow pads  and gloves. Sweaters will  be provided by the association.  Registration: Registration  began this past weekend at  Gibsons and Pender Harbour  COMMERCIAL  HOCKEY LEAGUE  GENERAL MEETING  THURS., SEPT. 28,  7:30 p.m.  SECHELT  ARENA  REGISTRATION  and will continue this weekend  at the Sechelt Elementary  Gym, Saturday, September  30, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  and going to 4:00 p.m. Also,  we will hold another final  registration at the Gibsons  Mall from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00  p.m. this same Saturday.  Don't forget the equipment  swap at Sechelt, bring your  old gear, price it reasonably,  and hopefully trade for your  new equipment.  Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey  Association: We have been  in touch with the PCAHA  on the Lower Mainland and  the early indication is that  our association may become  an associate member. This  would mean we would be able  to play games with clubs from  Burnaby W.C., Hollyburn,  West Vancouver, North  Shore, Surrey, just to name a  few, at all levels. We will  attempt to get our house  teams as well as our rep  teams home and away exhibitions with these other communities on a once or twice  monthly basis. This is what  thc kids like, and I think  thc parents really enjoy seeing how our own teams stack  up against others.  Conflicts: Hopefully our  scheduling committee will  be able to come up with ice  time which will not conflict  with other activities. We have  already been in touch with  the Sechelt Minor Soccer  people, and we will do our  utmost to schedule the games  around these other designated times. We don't want  the kids to miss hockey,  because   they   are   playing  soccer believe   me   when  I say they can play both  sports, and be better for it  too.  Sponsors: Again, we are looking  for  willing  persons  or  businesses to build our association   into   a   strong   one.  With your assistance, games  with Lower Mainland teams  will be a reality. Inquiries to:  S.M.H.A..  Box 352,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Commercial Hockey  Last week $ Commercial  League Hockey meeting was  held out at Sechelt Ice Arena.  The turn-out was good and  everyone was interested in  making it successful.  The main topics decided  upon   were   game   starting  COZY COMFORT #10  The stove that does  everything  ��� COOKER      * HEATER   ���FIREPLACE  6 Thermostatically Controlled  ��� Converts to Fireplace Instantly  it Maintains Even Temperatures  ��� Features a Cook Top      ��� Uses Less Fuel  i: Utilizes Wood Gases  ��� Absolutely Air-Tight  ��� Burns Longer  -8 to 14 Hrs.  CALL NOW  for more information  Cold Weather's Coming...  times and nights for games.  If was expressed that all  young players are needed to  help the quality of thc league.  A lot of young players have  been very successful playing  in the league and have been  recognized for their skills.  They have received try out  invitations from Junior  clubs and some have made it.  This week on Thursday  night at 7:30 there will be  registration for all those  interested. Dates will be  available for practice times.  The amount of players that  turn out will determine the  future of the league. If you  cannot make it please contact  Doug Kennedy, 886-7113.  THOMAS HEATING  SUNSHINE COAST DISTRIBUTOR:  CALLNOW8B6-7111  3 years experience   Serving Ihe Coast since 196?  Chargex ��� Mastercharge  CARS AND TRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  -Also-  Domestic and  industrial  Equipment.  next to the liquor store  in Sechelt.  Seaside Rentals  685-2848 Local wrist wrestlers Craig Norris, Harry Kammerle, Pierre Berdahl, and Jim  Peers distinguished themselves in competition recently in Vancouver. See reports  this page.  Wristwrestling victories moving  By Paul Peter (Pcpi) Klachan  At the International Arm-  wrestling Invitational held at  the Skyline Motor Inn in Richmond September 16, Sunshine  Coast members took it home...  every division they entered,  they brought home a champion. Pans from the 'Coast'  who were there will tell you.  lt started with the featherweights. Pierre Berdahl was  the featherweight champion.  Pierre ruled the roost over  eighteen of the best featherweights in the large area  represented. He defeated  George Hicks, thc present  Canadian Featherweight  champion in a short match  early  in  the evening.  Pierre celebrated after his  final match by leaping on  top of the competition table  and dancing a jig on it.  Lightweight champion  Craig Norris was a true  'Champion'. His first match  with B.C. champion Andy  Elliot, Norris plunked  him down before the referees  could realize it. Norris'  second match was a special  event. Borden Letawsky from  Edmonton,Alberta is the National Sit Down and Stand Up  Lightweight champion and has  been for more than two  years. His titles and trophies  fill a room in his Edmonton  home. Norris and Letawsky  were called to the match, a  special referee was declared to  assist this match, one from  Alberta, one from British  Columbia. On the word.  "Go..." Letawsky whipped  Norris' arm back two inches,  from there Norris dug in.  Il looked like he had given Ihe  edge to Letawsky so there  would be no question of his  abilities. Slowly hc brought  Letawsky back and pinned his  arm in an awesome display  of  courage   and   technique.  Craig went on to the finals  after five more matches.  Just before the final event  in thc double elimination  tournament against Andy  Elliot, Norris was squatting  down watching the featherweight final; hc stood up in  a hurry, seemed to faint for  a moment. Unsteady on his  feet he headed for some  fresh air. Elliot, sensing  Norris had a problem wanted  the match to proceed right  away. He called for a default,  knowing well enough a competitor has a reasonable  length of time to come to  the table. Norris heard the  word default, returned to  lhc table still unsteady on  his feel, hardly able to focus  his eyes on the situation, but  said hc was ready. Elliot  pinned his arm, having  displayed thc only tense  attitude of the evening, for  which he could have been  faulted by the refcrree.  Norris went outside with  brother Brad Norris for some  air, came back in ten minutes  for thc second final match,  each competitor having one  loss. Norris plunked Elliot  down in the usual manner,  took two steps and passed out  into brother Brad's arms.  Brad Norris carried out the  younger brother, dancing and  telling him..."you're the  Champion...".  Mr. Tony Senger, from Edmonton, Alberta, the undisputed best middleweight in  Canada, was the middleweight Champion.  In thc heavyweights,  250 pound Jimmy Peers  Junior downed them all.  He first downed a 275 pound  Alberta fireman, an Alberta  heavyweight champion. His  second match was against  Heinz Hucssman, the 1974  Cartings World Champion.  Hucssman looked in tremendous shape at 6 feet seven  inches, 290 pounds, with nine  years experience ��� obviously  thc heavy favourite. Huess-  man had to bc asked by the  referee repeatedly not to  crowd thc tabic for the advantage. But when the  "Go..." came. Jimmy Peers  Junior Hashed Huessman's  arm down so fast the Alberta  contingent stood up and  stared. They hadn't seen that  speed except from men  like present-reigning heavyweight champion Virgil  Arciaro from California.  Jimmy was ecstatic. A little  guy rushed out of the crowd  and leaped on to Peers,  "I've been waiting for years  for someone to do that to  Heinz Hucssman..."  Jimmy went on to win three  ���foun  CLASS*  DOGWOOD  cm  weareopen:   Mon.���Fri.  6a.m.���9 p.m.  Weekends 7a.m.���4p.m.  CLEAN IT NOW!  Time Sets Stains  Before you Store it Away, Bring it  to Us for Cleaning.  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD.  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best! 888-2200  C/)/trpMs>  ORVtLEnninc  more matches until there  was only one match left.  Heinz Huessman had to be  beaten one more time. Heinz  wanted an independent  referee. Borden Letawsky,  said to be one of the most  referees anywhere and John  Lcmpman, handled the match.  Jimmy Peers Junior breathed  in several boxcars of air,  prepared his senses and waited for Heinz Huessman.  The word, "Go..." couldn't  be heard for the noise of the  crowd   except   by   the   two  heavyweights.  Then as fast as before.  Jimmy Peers Junior had defeated the heavily favoured  man. He jumped into his  dad's waiting arms. J.P.  Senior whirled his son around  like a toy. If there was a dry  eye around I didn't see it.  I went out for a moment's  quiet to dry my face. It had  been a night of victories in  the tournament sport of  armwrestling...Peers, Norris,  Berdahl...Harry Kammerle  finished third in lightweights,  ahead of nineteen other  lightweights...all of them winners, three of them champions. Gibsons and the  Sunshine Coast went home.  James Peers Junior will  train and pick his way to the  top heavyweights in the world  class. Norris is on his way to  Petaluma to the World Wrist-  wrestling Championships  on October 8 to plunk down  Clay Rosencrans. Berdahl  is considering the next tournament which ever one is first,  to do his jig on top of that  table. They know where Gibsons and the Sunshine Coast  arc today in armwrestling,  wristwrestling. Now we can  support our champions...  it's very possible to bring a  world championship home to  'the Coast' with planning,  training and support.  mm\taa\     REAL ESTATE  ;  INSURANCE  FLOROS      ACENCIES LTD  OT  1589 Marine Drive Gibsons,  OFFICE: 886-2248  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  VARIETY FOODS  SNACK BAR & DELI  .;\f��?f1"/a..r<  mm  .."XAVe*"  886-2936  l SNACKS IN THE SUN  HEALTH FOOD  ST.BARTHOLOMEW'S ANGLICAN CHURCH  Harvest Thanksgiving Dinner, October 1, 1978, 5:30p.m, At Church  Hall, Hwy 101. $3.50 adults; $1.50 children under twelve years.  Parents   &   Children    ���   family   Unit    ���   Maximum   $10.00.  For Information Phone 886-7661 #39  PLANTSALE  October 7, Wilson Creek Hall, 10 a.m.   For information, call 886-  9260  THE UGANDA STORY  Hear God s Gospel of Power as told by Pastor Joshua Kamya, President ol Glad Tidings of Uganda. At: Glad Tidings Tabernacle,  11:00a.m. & 7:00 p.m., Sunday, October 8. #38  ARTEX DISPLAY  Saturday September 30, 1���7 p.m. at Gibsons United Church Hall.  For further information contact your instructor or Sue, 886-9080.  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION  First meeting September 20, 8:00 p.m., at the Community Hall  Discussing mobile home parks and strata development. For more  information call 085-2102  GIBSONS BROWNIES  Please take note of the adjusted meeting times lor Gibsons Brownies  ��� 1st Brownie Pack will now meet on Thursdays Irom 3:30 lo5 p.m.,  starting September 28 al the Anglican Church Hall.  ���As noted lasl week, the 2nd Brownie Pack meets at the United  Church Hall starting Swptember 21  SUNSHINE COAST POWER SQUADRON-BOATING CLASS  Instructor ��� Gordon Hall ��� Sechell Elementary School. Time, 730  p.m., on Tuesdays. Wednesday, September 27. Pender Harbour.  Instructor Dave Thomas, aided by Bob Vance.  Every 2nd Monday ���  St. Aidan's Hall.  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary, 11 a.m.  ARTSCENTRE  A gigantic plant sale is to be held at the Wilson Creek Hall, Saturday.  October 7 to raise funds for the new Arts Centre.  ELPHINSTONE PIONEER MUSEUM  Now open for the summer, 9 a.m.���4 p.m., Monday through  Saturday.  NEW BOOKS  Many new books have been added to Ihe Pender Harbour Library.  Come in and have a look. For a $2.00 yearly membership you may  take out four books at a time or for $3.00 you may take oul six  books. The library is open Tuesdays & Thursdays, from 1 30���  3:30and on Saturdays 1:30���4:00p.m.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday in Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For Information call  866-9569 or 886-9037. * i.f.n  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1 - 3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church  basement. jfn  ''ii i \ii/m\ ���iimiw/j/mviiHr'/  Coast News, September 26,1978  11.  MEAT  Canada Grade A  TOP ROUND  and  RUMP ROAST  (BARONS)  ���2.09.  lb.  Canada Grade A  (Whole)  ROUND    tO  -itX  STEAK     *��.19  Olympic  (Side Layers)  SLICED    H    7Q  BACON    ". I V]C  (Olympic)  BEEF a    QQ  SAUSAGE     I . O?  PRODUCE  BULK  TURNIPS  MEDIUM ONIONS  CABBAGE  CARROTS  BEETS  *1.00  FROZEN FOODS  Westvale STRAWBERRIES  15   oz.  Deep and Delicious VANILLA CAKE       oz.  GROCERY  Co-Op Fancy  FRUIT  SALAD " Fluid oz.  Harmonie  PEAS 14 Ruid ��z-  Co-Op  Fancy  Reg. Cut  GREEN  BEANS u Fiuid oz  Co-Op  MARGARINE  320  1 lb. print  Co-Op  ONION  SOUP MIX 3/69$  1 Vi oz. Plugs.  Harmonie  LAUNDRY _ ���  DETERGENT $1-9?  Duncan Hines  CAKE MIX  Ass't Flavours  Mom's  6 litre I  71*  18.5 oz.  45$    MARGARINE $1.89  i ih  ���,i���a 3 lb.  WAREHOUSE  CLEARANCE  OF ODDS AND ENDS  LIMITED AMOUNTS  AT GOOD SAVINGS  Prices Effective:  Thurs., Fri., Sat.  Sept. 28, 29, 30  Lower Gibsons  CO-OP  886-2522  Open 7 Days a Week  Monday ��� Saturday 9 ��� 6  Friday 9 ��� 9  Sundays & Holidays 10 ��� 5 12.  Coast News, September 26, 1978.  Jl��HIISIIi  NOTICE  Bv Ian Corrance  Victoria's  not  exactly  the  place yon would go to see  wildlife, but I was in for a  pleasant surprise during the  week 1 spent there recently.  The first thing I noticed  when 1 arrived were literally  thousands of starlings, every  T.V. antenna and wiry contraption in the city centre  was coated with them ��� this  was not thc pleasant surprise;  it's just another case of man's  meddling with the natural  balance.  I stayed on Ihe ground floor  of an apartment building in  a place called the Gorge, in  the middle of the City. One  evening I was spending my  time productively lying on the  floor watching the tely. when  I noticed a movement on the  balcony. Thinking il was the  cat I rolled over to open the  Wildlife  corner  Coast Industries  "--^  WROUGHT IRON  & ALUMINUM  RAILINGS  and FIRE SCREENS  886-9159  Hwy #101 Gibsons behind Peninsula Transport  w^OpenFn. & Sat.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Toview Mon.���Thurs.  Call 886-i  0  &  TUB & TOP  SHOP  Seaview Place  Gibsons  1 only Roman Bath   - red, 60" long,  48" wide, complete with Delta single handle  faucet,   hand   shower and mechanical drain.  Reg. $477.90  Sale $350.00 plus Tax  Free delivery from Langdale to Roberts Creek.  glass door, and must admit  that I was startled to be met at  eye level by a racoon.  I didn't want to scare it  away so I stayed still. Within  a couple of minutes it was  joined by another and another,  until there were four of them  nosing around on the porch,  They didn't seem to be scared  by my bearded face staring  at them from a few inches  away, so I went into the  kitchen and brought back a  few slices of bread, opened  the door a few inches and  threw oul some chunks. The  bread was soon gone and they  were asking for more. When  it got to the stage where I  was endangering my supply  of morning toast 1 called it  quits. They stayed around for  quite a while longer, and we  eventually got a game going.  1 would press my nose up  against the glass and one of  them would come over and do  the same on the other side.  We would move along the  glass nose to nose then sit  and stare at each other for  a while and then it'd be off to  make sure that nothing edible  had been missed. It was one  of the highlights of my visit  and completely unexpected.  Taco bout wild:  Although it has nothing to  do with the great outdoors,  I must mention the wildest  tacos in Victoria...well actually it's just inside Saanich. On  the corner of Cloverdale and  Quadra, there's a little place  called the Fourway Fish and  Chips and Tacos. The tacos  are only excelled by the personage of Duffy behind the  counter. At no time is the  joke cracking and general  craziness allowed to be  replaced by the more staid  and orthodox methods of  parting a customer from his  money in exchange for nourishment. A word of warning;  unless you have spent most of  your time in Mexico and just  came up here for a holiday,  start on the medium or hot  tacos, and then when you have  proved your palate is up to  it, move on to the damn hot.  Beats:  It's been a heck of a year  for bears and humans bumping into each other, and it's  still going on. Last week in  around Gibsons at least six  were seen; one was actually  blamed for the death of a goat  and the police had to be called  in to chase it off. From talking  with a lady from Pender, a  friend of hers who is single  with four children is worried  by the presence of one of them  furry creatures around her  property. They may look  nice and cuddly but they can  be a nuisance when they get  over their fear of human  habitation.  Coyotes:  It's been known that there  are coyotes somewhere up  behind Elphinstone Mountain or thereabouts, but it's  a wee bit uncommon to hear  about them down around Roberts Creek. About three weeks  ago at least one was spotted  up around a friend's property  behind the Beachcomber  Inn. Fearing for his chickens,  he put the run on it. So far  it hasn't come back, so possibly it felt that the big city  was not for it.  Sparrow Hawks (Kestrel):  I guess it must have been  last Tuesday I was in Gibsons,  and even though still on holiday, ended up in the office  chewing the fat for a few  minutes.  While there a female sparrow hawk flew down and  landed on a fence post about  twenty feet from the window.  Suddenly a flock of crows  came swooping down and  began to harrass it; being  smaller than thc crows, the  poor bird didn't stand a  chance, so it tried to make  good its escape. Manuane  went running out to thc rescue and found it lying on its  back in front of thc Credit  Union. When she tried to  pick it up, it stirred itself  and flew off into a thick  clump of trees down by thc  beach where 1 hope it found  safety.  The hawks that 1 saw on  the telephone wires on Field  Road were still around on  Friday. It's worthwhile going  up for a look at them. They're  beautiful.  Sea Lion:  Gwen Varcoe in Roberts  Ceek gave me a call on Friday morning. She had spotted  what looked like a sea lion  swimming around right by  the shore in front of her  place. The only thing was that  it was far too lightly coloured.  I was in the area that afternoon so I dropped down for a  visit. Naturally there was  nothing about, but I did meet  one of her neighbours who  informed me that, about ten  years ago, there had been an  albino sea lion in the area.  It would be interesting if  this was another,  Come cry with me   (0k  By Ann Napier  Write Box 3, c/o Coast News  Dear Ann:  If you think the younger  generation has problems, you  should reach your seventies  with an oversexed partner.  Wc have no children and are  very close, but I really don't  need sex very often. My  husband is still wanting it  once a week; what I want is  COMMERCIAL-RESIDENTIAL  ��� DESIGN ��� NEW & REWIRING ��� POWERLINES  CLASS "A" CONTRACTOR  TOM MORRISON     QQ#      Qfaf   BOB LAMBERT  P.O. Box 1160 OOD'Olsl Gibsons  Windsor  much more than just plywood  Assorted Mahogany  SHELVING  Walnut Stained  Slight Damage  $1.75 ea.  V4"x16"x96"  SANDED  CUTTINGS  $1.49 ea.  1"x6"x8'  PINE  PANELLING  25* lin.ft.  fi^*\a%aW  For your Rec Room  ����� PANELS  BIRCH PATTERN  On Hard Board  $4.49 ea.  Q   * *   Windsor Plywood  %mi'aZ2  ' ���.'  T  i  886-9221  Highway 101  Gibsons  -WINDSOR ���  m pirwMt mm  once a month. This causes  friction. How can I balance  this problem. Retired  Dear Retired:  We are all so different,  1 am surprised when people  make it over a few years.  I guess either he has to slow  up, or you have to speed up.  Start jogging a few feet at a  time and in a few weeks you  can get away from him.  You could read provocative  books. Have your Doctor  give you a tonic. I think it is  preferable to speed you up as  sex is so good for the body and  mind. They find people with  active sex lives are more  cheerful and healthy. When  sex extends into the later  years, people have fewer  aches and pains so consider  the benefits, then get involved.  Dear Ann:  I have been doubting a  faamndship, because when I  bought something from a  friend she charged more than  she payed for it. Do you  think I am being unfair?  I did not find out until after  I bought said object, that she  had bought it and another  valuable object for the same  price that she charged me.  Is that friendly? Disenchanted  Dear Disenchanted:  No! It is not friendly and  when it comes to money and  sex, friendship often takes  a backseat. If you're satisfied with your purchase, let  it go, but avoid doing business  with that person in the future.  This is a case where the  friend couldn't win for losing ��� your friendship, that is.  Dear Ann:  I am not a bad looking man  overall. I have a muscular  build and all my hair, but 1  have big ears. Reading of the  plastic surgery changes for  women I was considering it  for my ears. Does this seem  reasonable? Overendowed  Dear Overendowed:  That's a good way to put  it. You have more wind  resistance but what the heck,  go for it if you're sure it will  make that much difference  in how you feel about your-1  self. Think how little it matters  what our friends look like.  It's how they treat us, their  thoughtfulness, and warmth.  Appearance is important but  won't replace a good personality and a caring person.  How many people do you  like for their appearance?  Wayne Hanson indicates the depth ol archaeolugical deposls In this local midden.  What appears to be a bear's tooth was found theie.   It js ol considerable size  This projectile point was also found by Hanson. The artifacts found in this previously unrecorded midden were replaced as it was not the purpose of Hanson and  his partner, George Kirszenstein, to disturb anything but merely to chart them for  the Provincial Archaeological Department. They will be mapping out sites and  pictographs locally till the end of November.  Restitution civil matter  Judge Johnson found il  difficult to understand the  problem with regard to restitution in the case of Arthur  James' mischief against Mrs.  Parker. The case arose ai a  result of an incident in which  Mr. James cut down a fence  which she had erected on land  near   Mr.   James'   property  sac���as  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  For special sale items, please  refer to the Marine Section of  the Classified Ads.  Dealers for:  AT  merCrui/er  VOLVO I w  PENTAl   ���Marine  S^tovKsroN  ytoAcMft  883-2729 or evenings   883-2602  7 Days a Week i._  IMMEDIATE REPAIR SERVICE |��  Sinclair Bay Rd. Garden Bay  in Wilson Creek which she  had leased as grazing land  for her horses. Mr. James  contended thai the horses  were polluting Ins waler  supply. Mrs. Parker presented  a list of costs amounting lo  SI.(100. Defence Counsel for  James. Robert Reid, said that  he had nol seen thc list, On  behalf of his client, Heid said  lhal $200 had been offered,  and  Mrs.  Parker said  lhal  she would he willing lo  settle for $5(1(1. Judge Johnson  noted lhal ihere were cosls  remote from Ihe event, and  said lhal lhc mailer of resti  tulloit could nol apparentl;,  bc settled. Il was not proper,  he said, for ihe Criminal Court  to make iisell into a Civil  Court, and hc Informed Mrs.  Parker she could lake the matter of restitution to Civil Court  for settlement. Mrs. Parker  told the Judge that she did  nol want to do that, "That's  up lo vou." said Judge  Johnson. He noted, however,  thai James was in court for  sentencing, and he fell a  deterrent was needed for  would-be mischief makers.  James was lined $500 or one  month in jail in default.  lu oilier court news, Lcc  George Harris pleaded  guilty lo being a minor in  possession of liquor and  was fined Sl(ll). James Peter  McDonald was found guilty  of being intoxicated in a public  place  and  fined  $50.  U4  Spring Bulbs  Perennials  Winter pansies  have arrived  Dried flowers   Tropical plants  *. Flowering *,  plants Coast News, September 26. 1978  13.  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED ADS  Classified Ad Policy  All listings 50* per line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  Minimum $2.00 per Insertion.  AU fees payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  Tbeee CUsstflcatJou  ��� free  - Coming Events  Lost  - Found  Print your ad Id the squaret Including the price of the Item and your telephone number. Be sun to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. Jut mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, to Coaat Newa, CUulBed*, Hoi 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring In person to the Coaat Newa office, Glbaona  DROPOFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  obUwejk/  announcement/     Announcement/     announcement/       WOfh  wonted  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  L                       ._                I  [ III    _ _  -  "������'-                i        " " '   '    i.,    DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON-  Dubois: passed away September  18, 1978, Maynard Z.Dubois,  late of Langley and formerly  of Pender Harbour in his 89th  year. Survived by three sons,  Leonard, Oliver and Ben. Five  daughters. Leona, Laura. Violet,  May and Doris. Twenty grand  children and eighteen grand  children. Funeral service was  held Friday September 22, at the  Pender Harbour Legion Hall.  Kev. J.Paetkau officiated. Interment Kleindale Cemetery, Devlin Funeral Home Directors.  Biynelson: passed away September 21, 1978, Jens Kristian  Brynelson late of Sechelt. Survived by her brother Karl, of  Vancouver; daughter-in-law  Corra; three grandchildren,  James, Barbara and Gerald all  of Chilliwack; and a sister in  Ontario. Service was held Monday, September 25 at the Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev.  E.J.Dinsley officatcd. Cremation.  Port Mellon Hospital Auxiliary  Silent Auction, on Saturday,  October 14 at 1:30 p.m. at Kens  Lucky Dollar upstairs Hall. Ad-  mission is a saleable item or  50*. Free coffee. Come and enjoy  the fun. #40   "Movement to Music" an introduction to dance for the preschool child. Adults classes in  Ballet and Jazz. Tap dancing for  boys and girls. 886-2531.        #41  Singing  and piano  lessons  by  experienced teacher.    Toronto  Conservatory exams if desired.  885-3310.    ' #46  Would thc gentleman who was  given the 1978 calendar from  Sechelt Office Service on Cowrie  Street in Sechelt be kind enough  to contact us at 885-3258; a  replacement will bc supplied. #39  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings  for information call 886-9059  or 886-9904. tfn  wnmMHMiViMVTmMrw:  announcement/  Indoors I Garage Sale!  Sunday, October 1.  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Pratt Rd.,  opposite Quality Feeds. #39  Bahai Fireside Talks. 886-  2078. #41  The Gibsons School of Theatre  Dance classes reopen October  4, Wednesday, at the Twilight  Theatre. Enquiries, telephone  Mrs. Milward, 886-2531.        #41  IC  3E  ���3C  POTTERY WORKSHOP  The Sunshine Pottery Guild  will be sponsoring a workshop of studio wheelworking  techniques.  The workshop, featuring  Vancouver potter Don Hutchinson, will take place Saturday  September 30 from 9 a.m. to  6 p.m. The location will be  the guild's studio at Hwy  101 and North Road, Gibsons.  For further information and  registration phone Pat Forst  at 886-2543. Remember, next  meeting for Pottery Guild  is Tuesday. October 3 at  7:30 p.m. New Members  Welcome  -   ar  3DE  Capilano College:  6 CREATIVE WRITING  WORKSHOI'S-  Learn to write creatively  and for pleasure or as a profession.  Workshop 1: Finding yourself through journal writing.  October 5  Workshop 2: How to write a  short story October 12  Workshop   3:   Contemporary  Poetry  writing  workshop.  October 19  Workshop 4: How to write an  essay October 2b  Workshop 5: How to get your  work published November 2  Workshop t>: Creative writing  journalism (with guest  Peter Trower)    November 9  Classes will bc held al Elphinstone Secondary School,  Room 110, starling October  5, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The fee is  $34.00.  Please register with 885-3512.  Continuing Education (9 a.m.  ���4 p.m.)  IBWmiimmiMimiiuiimimui  St.Bartholomew Anglican  Church  Harvest Thanksgiving Dinner  October I. 1978 ��� 5:30 p.m.  Church Hall���Hwy 101  $3.50 adults; $1.50 children  under 12 years. Parents &.  Children ��� Family Unit ���  Maximum $10.00. For Information phone 886-7861 #39  Hume      demonstration      of  Shaklee Products on September  25. Everyone Welcome.  For years Shaklee has been  u leader in nutritional sales.  In U.S.. their wide range of  vitamins, food supplements,  cleaning products and natural  cosmetics are guaranteed to  show positive results within  30 days or your money will be  fully refunded.  If you or anyone in your family  are feeling run down why not  put our guarantee to the test.  If you are interested in any of  our products, please call 8H(i-  7453.  Comox-Powell River Federal  Constituency Annual General  Meeting. Sunday. October I  at 3 p.m. Senior Citizens' Lounge,  Civic Centre, Courtenay. Speakers Ged Baldwin, MP. freedom  of information advocate and local  candidate, Al La/erte. Public  welcome. "39  work wonted  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peer|eas Tree Services Ltd.   885-2109   ULTRA DECK  by  TRODAN  The Ultimate in  Fiberglass Sundecks  886-2953 tfn  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Rooting  & Re-Rooling  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt      885-9585  P.O.Box 1341  Sechell  CLAPP  CONCRETE  'Foundations  *Diivcways  'Custom Work  *Frce Estimates  885-2125  00 p.111.   ���d.  Mom  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  ISOW  Piano & Organ  Begin al age 4 and older  Ibl4 Marine Drive. Gibsons.  j~U   Coast Business Directory  ********* AUTOMOTIVE   *********    ********* ELECTRIC  ***********      ********* PLUMBING ******  ECOnOmy AUTO PARTS Ltd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    B8S-SI8I  1��M'S TomFlieger   Phone886-7868  ^Wlectrical  Box 214, Gibsons. B.C  "ONTRACTING V0N1V0  need tires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  Holland Electric  Bill Achterberg  886 9033  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING-PIREFITTING-STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  All Work Guaranteed  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph. 886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION'  'FIBERGLASS BATTS"  "BLOWN IN INSULATION  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commerciai  4B��> lumpwtt batata  ���honda*   fJarts 885-9466  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Blfolda,  Construction Plywood, and all Acceasorlee.  Delivery Phone 886-9221  Highway 101, Gibsons  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.I Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELLCTRIC'AL CONTRACTOR .  Per Andreassen 886-94J8-  General Delivery Granthams LandindTB.C.  * c^f.i.Lnlitit   i'U:tu:.U  cJ\OC     C^iaqal     * efttnovaHoni & c^ftUittoin  Z-^. 886-9261    886-2756  P.D.B0X1Q78      GIBSONS, B.C.    VDNIVO   T&T Plumbing & Heating  Service renovation  & contract plumbing  886-7838     Rick Wray, Manager   ******* FLOOR COMErWHG********  ' j  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  JI       P.O. Box 609  \      Sechelt, B.C.  IP       VON 3A0  Bus. 885 2332  Res 886-7701  CARPET-CABINET-CERAM'? CENTRE  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sal.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C.  886-2765  zxplorv  consultants ltd  ��� property planning and development design  ��� red tape expediting  Telephone 885-3189 Boa 1105. Sechelt, British Columbia, VON 3A0 |  r  ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-9411  OPEN SA T. 9-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  ********* CARPENTRY  J & R CONSTRUCTION   v swimming pools  i house framing it floors, sidewalks, patios  ��� general contracting & retaining walls  renovations e- foundations  Jim 886-7571 Ron 886-9262     ,  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRK MARLENE RD., nnc MTQ ,  ROBERTS CREEK tWO-OJfa       J  EXCAVATING    *******  MSOIM CONTRACTING ^  w*******  r*MISC. SERVICES *A  886.2086 GIBSONS LANES Hw"10%  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & "y*  Saturday   7 p.m. to 11 p.m. XJfctf  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  ���  PACIFIC-0-FIBERGLASS  FIBREGLASS   LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS - SUNDECKS, ETC.   12 years experience  885-2981  Eves  Quality Form & Garden Supply Ltd.  -  Feed * Fencing     886-7527  Pet Food  Fertilizer'  Pratt Rd.  Gibsons  ^  H&IB Boat Building and Repairs  Hr- ��� -builds the HB27. the only properly  *|K' designed boat for world cruising.  ���0mw ���retail in resin and fiberglass  Garden Bay, B.C. 883-9307  JOHN ROBINSON CONTRACTING  BACKHOE, DITCHING, DRAINS  ***  WATERLINES, ETC.  SEWER LINES  ***  Box 237,  Gibsons, B.C.    VON 1VO  PH.886-7983  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS  (Gibsons) Ltd.  Located next to Windsor Plywood  Free  Estimates  886-7318  P.O. Box 748  "Serving      OUP1  Langdale     OOfP.  to  Earls Cove",  TAX  2251  Residential & Commercial Rool Trusses Gibsons. B.Cj  Cadre Construction ltd. ^  Framing, remodelling, additions  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION  I Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311J  assified  aggregates  Stiaml T^etftfnkttttttt *dtd  a^mmrw^^a^A^aw    m*w arw^F^^*wnww 9 ����� ��� * w    ^^ww*w$  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  886-2830  A.H.C  4.cue rail   Painting  Spray Brush or Roll   886-2512  Efficient Service  /^N TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS (A\  \ffa) (1965) LTD. \*T)  V_/ Charter Helicoplei Service  Box 875  886-7511  Gibson  L&HSwansonLtd.  Readymix Concrete  with 2 plants  Sechell and Pender Harbour  Porpoise Bay Rd.  Box 172, Sechelt, B.C.  Sand & Gravel  885-9666 or  885-5333  Backhoes  -Dump Trucks-  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992       Maintenance  Residential Continuous  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations ��� Drainage Waterhnes. etc  Ph 885-2921    Roberls   Creek  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S.TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving 4*forage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  Phone tmt-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     fi.fl   I  G'Csons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFtlGERATION 8. MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks Re,,ova,lon8  Daryll Star-buck  8W..47.V)  <e Finishing  Dennis Collins  88b-7100        a  J. B. EXCAVATING  886-9031  nRYWALI   | PIONEER CONTRAC  I     Leonard Seigo  Water, sawer, drainage Installation   lvv  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe      "  \<   .  ��� Cat* Land Clearing Vi',��*���-���'  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields       ' "*"  Y!i?r  886-9351  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates  D83-9313  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE    .......  Complete Instrument OOO' /111  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Potl Mellon toOie 5 Cove  885-9973 886 293B  Comtnercia' Container* ava<>at>ie  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD  Clean up your wooded areas  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  MarvVolen   Top tall trees adjacacent to building       ^ ^  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  ytVs Cadre Construction Ltd.  \  ��f\          ��� Exterior Painting   ���   /5w  v-</KA      ��� Professional Work ���   ^��V>  ^     ��� Airless Spi ay Jobs ���     >?  Payne Rd., Gibsons            886-2311  a Coast New, .'it-;  ^/  work uion'is^  MHMOMHn   anrnWrnaaWmM  W<*.  MHaMM  WASH A FOI OS! TfVK.l  * available  SaM-Vie* Laundromat  (beside Mr MikeM  For information call 886-7894  tfn  Will do bixilt keeping for small  busincssdftl��86-7r3 ��4tl  _, -,  ���������*! t ,   Voting woman will look after  chtldrcp'itemy home (Granthams  1 amiingr. -Also will housekecp.  Ilondable iltid reliable. Refs.  R8#25��53    ' ' "'411  MOVING & HAULING  Gardening,   Rubbish   Removal,  odd jobs of am   kind,   Quality  work.     Stead)   port-time   work.  886-9503  ��43  Sntfil etujbM repairs in outboard  nuitoVs.^'jiilaiiSaw's. lawinnowers.  gaf^rtij.', jRw^ors Kc.isonable  rtlWsl mSBRSsrvue "i Free Pick  Up and Mi*ciy I'hone ��Hf>-4DA~  oKW5-.134tS tfn  1 ;imlsca| id le     main  i,i an i ��� s, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed. Flower  gardens installed and maintained.  886-9294 tfn  Journeyman Carpenter, all types  construction, new or old, work  guaranteed. 886-7160. "41  Will babysit in my home Mon,  to Fri. children any age. Davis;  Fri. Children any age. Davis  Bay area   885-5634, MO  help wonted  A full lime or live in babysitter,  for two children.  Contact  886-  rr8. #42  oppoitunitie/  fot /git aorden equipment        foi /ole  foi rent  lepol  For Explosive Rcqulrcmcntsi  dynamite, eleetrit oi rej ulai  caps, H line I cord and safety  luse. conlael Gwen Nlmmo.  ( emetery Road Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound I armors  Institute Clin  help wanted  I Verlle .lean Brunn. effective  dale of this publication, have  i hanged my name to Verlle  .lean Burroughs. #39  I. Preston Jones Saul will be  henceforth known as Preston  Jones George as of the first  dutc of publication. Tuesday.  September 26. 197s in thc Coast  News. #41  Store Manager loi S800.000  food operation. Enquiries to  Box "II. Gibsons. B.C. #40  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  885-5171  ON THE BLUFF:     3 BR home wilh unobstructed  Lantzville to Ihe Malahat lor only  /lew ftom  $48,500  COMMERCIAL: Three adjacent properties al corner ol Jacks  Lane and Hwy. 101 lo sell together or separalely. Approx. dimensions 120'. highway frontage. 140' Jack's Lane wilh 1800  sq. ft. enelosed floor space. Ideal location lo serve proposed  , new Gibsons manna.  CREATIVE SPECIAL! 1 BR house, solid foundation with Iwo  lerge lots'! Soames Ideal for remodelling. Top your own trees  for marvellous view. $34,900  Large family home with new  stone fireplace, workshop jnd  $54,900  BY PEBBLE BEACH ACCESS  everythirtg. Has many rooms. ;  greenheu.se for only  flE^liTltrlJL LANGDALE RIDGE:   New Ihree bedroom  iiasbfne^.liouse on quiel road. Your choice of fireplace -  full  clearanceor Ireestanding  to Keats  many trees and permanen! view  $53,900  Vt ACRE WITH KEATS VIEW.    Immaculate two bedroom  home with fireplace. Well Ireed. good landscaping and many  other desirable features. $42,500  And LOTS everywhere.  Magnificent view lot on high side of Highway  101,  Hopkins  Landing.  . 'TREV ON VACATION TIL SEPT.30  $14,800  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  ��� FOR RENT*''  Horses for Rent:  $4.00 per hour  $7.00 for two hours.  Phone 886-7967 eves. #44  Piping and Drumming night  school ��� Elphinstone Music  Room, starts October 3. 25 hour  course. Fees: Pipes $40. Drums  $30. For information call 886-  7514 evenings. #39  Part-time work. Free room and  board and wages for lady in her  forties or early fifties. All evenings off. 883-9676 tfn  To Purchase "Agreement ol  Sale". $32,000 Firm. IOVa%  86S-3310 or 8SS-3417. #39  Missing Important calls?  Inquire about out telephone  answering system's easy  Installation. 24 hour a day  service. 885-3258 #44  PEACH TREE  FASHION JEWELRY AND  COSMETIC SKIN CARE  PRODUCTS 885.3813  EAR PIERCING  AVAILABLE    NOW  Hoover spin dry washer; animal  travel cage (large): umbrella  clothesline: tricycle; snow  tires, 15" wheels. 886-2191  alters p.m. #40  Simpson Sears 30" Riding  Mower: 8 h.p., new motor,  $400.00.885-2850. after 5 p.m.  6   h.p.    Roto-tillcr   $250.00.  885-2850 after 5 p.m. #39  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower tf"  Chain Saw Service)  GIBSONS INDUSTRIAL PARK  ANNE GURNEY  Gibsons Really Ltd. is pleased  to announce Ihat Anne Gurney  has joined the Sales Staff of  our Company in Gibsons.  Anne has seven years experience in Real Estate Sales,  of which four years are in the  Gibsons area.  Ann will lake pleasure in  continuing to be of service to  all her acquaintances and  customers for Real Estate on  ihe Sunshine Coast, and can  be contacted at 886-2277.  ARTEX  Start  your Christmas  shopping  now: make your own personalized  gifts. The fall and winter pattern  hook is  available  from  any  of  thc following instructors:  Dorothy 883-2272  Muriel 885-3363  Sandv 886-9063  Linda 886-9419  Sue 886-9080  Myrtle 884-5263 #40  CHINOOK PICK-UP AND  DEUVERY SERVICE  HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS AND  LOCALGENERAL  DELIVERIES  Phone 886-9433   P.O.Box 131,  Gibsons, B.C.  Hwc/lock  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patrick Horvath 886-9845 eves.  HORSE SHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eves.  #41  Milkgoats   for   sale.  886-2457.  #41  Horse Manure  U-Haul ���510.00 per load  886-2160  Ifn  One child's Welsh Pony  saddle and bridle. S150.  2887.  Gibsons  fortahli> home Willi  /. place lor people  HOMES  LOWEn ROBERTS CREEK ROAD  Mod"rri ttdB'Oedrooi'i homo stluatefJ on  ���ViBCc; (9$x4&>) Encellenl view of Georqta,  Strail- 6fl'9 Wock f'om easy beach arcess  But tttai'e not all1 There 15 also a 510  stjuar* 'loot twin hffJfoam guesl cottagi>  compMeiy remodoiiefi and presently rented at WOOOOpw month and tl too has an  exceliani vie*. This combination is perfect  ����� ,,' ,��� . ���      home ���������'"   1 ���'. ���>��� and-gi ���   11  U <  for tjuitfl rlirat tfvmg or as a revenue property 142.900  who onj , ir": ' istu and wi orjsy (eel and  appreciate a panoramic view rhe basemeni has in-law suile potential Huge  sui-deck fot outdoor entertainment Substantial /������''''���shop for ihe hobbyist 01  tinkorer S6O.QO0  FIPCRE!,!   PL .  New  1   rval ���       " ���   livingi md I imily  ioohi. You cai eliminate heat Is with  ths airtight ���/,-.. I healer and glazed  win lows     ri " ��� ��������������� :��� "   tl  expand by ��� ill   gwalh  144,900  nt with fin.sn.--i r..  room   laundry  HILLCRESTRD    Excellent  room fw-d tdorkahiii,                    J63,fioo fai topping  '55*1 kAfttiajfctY ROAD Custom built  horr.r?bfi��lo��*e)y landscaped terraced view  'ut MasttrrtflkW" has -insuiti md ctoub-  le ri'nJdfca^Two limshiKl dfeplwces     Full  CHADV^OK RD    Th 1 estate II llluall d  Partia       ��� ' 1  ���    ���. "        ������,'������..'  on t.vo view lots at Langdale overlooking.1  the now*-Sound w. ,  It Is 60   llnlstn |,j the beck yard  "if beti ���;     mpli li   b iv   .  ,;  ��r roc room iivingrM'i', bai powder room,  open wifmrt in master bedroom, living  room, and ree'rortm ring house cai bi  linished um. Iwitt its present features  already .IntlHted and material on hand  \\'4 JOt)? FuHflrica'oi .' otsand house on  HP    MHebasta". $157,000  Sit.wart RO      Lovely Spanlal   ttyla  ii-.'. ��� 1   ���  . ���    ���   :  '  $4!  00  Interior ready for your owi   l��  ,      :' ���'���. ! hji  are two floors witr tht  '     wing extra  trirenfirepiucbs.iHun.i. 4bathrooma '������������'    hoppii  overytni g you need <  ,,.r .,..  a Thecarport       I ea  li   ��� . irate   11  portcouidbol        nma  extra largo land* ai ed lol $37,900  NORWI Bl BAH ROAD   An ideal 1 1  telling* su"          "        ������ 1 ������ ���l!l '''':''  sly .. norm    ''������" II ���"' bi swill  home on i1/." acres level land  Four bed   lorflfl l|v,nB  l" '       ��� ' "  rooms, sepatatedlnlng room, sunken living and a htlchei  rvitl a   kind  room with fireplace   Almost 1400 square line cupboards  feet of living space on one floor   Definitely! IBO " "' '  one Of a Kind. $55,0O0|docKs  langdale Now . lecorated extra large  bedroom home on Frontaqe Road, landscaped 101 too* 130 with unsurpa! ed vii .���������  Heatilator fireplace, bultl-in stove top and  oven Two full baliiroottis plus <ve' Liar m  basemeni    rolal area on mair I    ' 1575  square feet | ��� iS B IkJ    ' al   '  ������''!     This ts  ruiy .'i largo family home, u   , ��� li di a |n  md locatii n priced to son $60,50o*  ���   i.j |i ���   arporl  ���1 ; ���.  545,900  HILLCREST RD Panoramic view 0! Gibsons Harbout sjftd Georgia Strait Irom this  lovely ttome,'JW��pli'j*'.i . large Kitchen as  VMMm 0 Wiwe &'���������, room Two bed-  rWfifiit urmkm end - rec room and bedroom flnisHcd downstairs   Livingroom fee-  lures a fioor-to-ceiiing wall fireplace, In  cameo marble. Lot is lully landscaped  $52,500  GRANDVIEW RD (Oil Pine) Three bed  room home on a beaulilully treed and lully  landscaped lot with an excellent view of  Georgia Strait Kitchen has oalmg nook  and a buill-m oven and range top. Floor-to-  celllng cut rxk fireplace 45x9 covered  sundeck and a huge double carpoM $63,500  Shav.'HD 'Incredible Potential ' Ranch  Btyle ? bedroom home omplotely remodelled 16 �� t?' maslof t odrooni fin  place, beautifully landi   i| ed  1  ground';      f^vi-rtjr!,���-���-���   ��� ������ r;.-     , '���!   ���     ���������������  seclusion ard privacy oi Ihis hobby larm  thSoutbuildmgs   Bullhat's not all' The  property is 5 acres with spectacular view  NOTft'.New mortgage rates are now up to 10V.<%.  a^MhM to rise again. Building materials are up  Ift pf&9, and rising with the dollar decline. NOW is  the time to buy an existing house. Come in and  talk It over and see the houses fur sale at present.  horn over hall Ihe properly. Fronts on  Shaw Road wilh Slewarl Road dedicated on  the view lace Zoned R1 in the Village of  Gibsons.  FIRCREST RD Brand new quality built  home. The cathedral entrance with wood  feature wan leads you mio the large living-  room with lealure wall fireplace. This  3 bedroom home has a large family si2ed  bathroom and lots of storage area The  basement awatis your finishing touches.  The lot is nicely terraced and ready for  landscaping Close 10 schools and shopping $47,900  UPPER CHERYL ANN PARK RD.. Archi-  '1 - ni -di )ned Tudor home in quiet cul-de  Sac wilh some ocean view This large 1278  Bq fi   1 bedroom home must be swn. Two  ��� shed liri places, finished rec room, en-  li   . umbing, 2 sundecks and the list  Keo|       ��� - i on   Situated amongst other  quality homes.    Front yard landscaped.  ���. ���! many evergreens  Don't buy  ���       ; this home W4.900  HOMES ON ACREAGE  IR ���'. -ii .VHD OFF PINE This lovely  rand lyli home la Miuated on a lully  landscaped ��acre of land This3bedroom  home combines ocean view and acreage  privacy Huge carport allows for the easy  addition of ���< lamily iuom and still leaves a  2 stall carporl Master bedroom and living-  roon ac ess onto the largo partially covered  Bundet f I loor to-ceiling cul rock, heatila-  tor fireplaco Ihermopano windows, and  many extras $63,500  COMMERCIAL  GROCERY STORE S PROPERTY: The  only stoio ui the area with a good volume of  business and growing steadily. An ideal  set-up lor a lamily operation, the store  hours arc 10 a.m io6'30p.m. seven days a  week If you like 10 be independent and run  your own business, ibis could DO your op-  portunlty Tho price without stock Isl89,000  APARTMENT BLOCK: Nine suite apart'  intent bino centrally located in the Village  ol Gibson)   The blocK shows a good return  and the vacancy rate has been nil during  the last year. Ideal investment for owner-  manager. Ask us for more Information  about this project. $160,000  REVENUE  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY: Triplex  located in Gibsons Village. One two-  bedroom suite and Iwo three-bedroom  suites. Good holding property for future  development. Close to schools and shopping mall. $62,500  WINN ROAD: Four-plex, Positive cash  flow with eleven thousand dollars revenue  per year! Top units contain five bedrooms  with one ant. a half bathrooms. Lower  suites are large two-bedroom units. Low  maintenance and good return make this an  excellent investment value. Close to all the  amenities. Financing available $69,900  FAIRVIEW RD.: Revenue. Duplex on a t*  acre lol represents Ihe ideal investment  property There are 1232 square feet  both of these side-by-side suites. Features  are post and beam construction with feature wall fireplace and sundecks There is  appeal to separate rental markets with a  two- and a three-bedroom suite Assump  tion ol present mortgage makes purchase  very easy and a yearly income ot over  $7,000 makes this property hard to beat  175,000  SUB-DIVISION LOTS  SCHOOL & WYNGART ROADS: Only 5 of  these Duplex lots left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay. Close to  schools and shopping AH lots perfectly  suited to side-by-side or up-down duplex  construction. Priced at $1S,500and  $16,500  HILLCRESTRD.: Only $3,000down! Bal  ance by Agreement for Sale will purchase  one of these beautiful view lots at the end of  a quiet cul-de-sac. All underground services so there is nothing to mar the view.  These lots are cleared and ready to build  on. The ravine In front will ensure your  privacy. These lots represent excellent  value. Priced from $13,900  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES  New Gibsons Village has lots for, single wide, double  wide and conventional homes, all on Sewer, Water,  Hydro and all within 3 blocks of the Shopping  Centre, schools, and Medical Clinic.  Come in and discuss a unit and a lot as a package  deal with approval bank financing.  Lots priced between $10,900 and $13,900 depending  on view and size.  ���������w  SHOP AT MACLEODS  STORE  in Sechelt  THE STORE THAT  BROUGHT LOWER PRICKS  TO THE PENINSULA  RICH BLACK DELTA SOIL  Ift.ikdvl.S.W  112-584-6240 tfi  Hay   for   sale.  885-9357,  $1.00  a  bale.  tfn  Bell and Howell slide ��89 Projector and a combination Super 8  Dual 8 and STD 8 movie projector. Both unused. Cost around  $180 ea.  Selling for J90 each.  Box 25. Coast News. tfn_  Kenmore washer-dryer, apartment size, two years old. gold.  $495; rug. 8x7'/i with underlay,  beige, $25.00. Phone 886-7366 or  886-8050. #39  2x7   Vari-Xll.  #40  Scope.   Lcupold  $80. 886-2886.  HTusic Weavers  New & Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  fr        886-9737      *  550-14 snow tires. $10 each;  school desk. $10.00 each; two  wide oval chrome rims, $35.00.  884-5324 #39  165 Merc, parts. 2-15'/ixl9 props,  alternator reblt,. tune up kit,  (lush kit, 16" GMC rim, storm  door, wood windows. 886-9683#39  Harvest Gold, 19 cu. ft. Frigi-  daire Frost-proof Refrigerator-  Freezer. $125,886-7372.        #39  NOW IN  FALL BULBS  hyacinths, tulips, daffodil  Fall Rye  2S��Ib.  Quality  Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd., Gibsons  886-7527  Two car seats, one for $45 as  new, one for $15.00. Two single  beds. SISeach. Phone 885-2541.   #39  Dual turntable, $100.00; alum,  manifold for 350 Olds. $90.00;  Radial T/A snow tires, near  new, $125.00; exten. curtain  rod, $10.00. Phone 886-7201.  #39  Fresh chicken eggs, large and  medium. 886-7S40. #41  Small fridge, in good repair,  good for recreation room. 886-  9980. #39  Small   fridge  cheap.   886-9975.  tfn  One Lazy Boy Rccliner, three  positions. $150; one platform  rocker. $65.00; Both chairs in  good condition. 885-9345.       039  Firewood, hand split alder.  Measured cord delivered. $50.  Bruce 885-3752 #39  As new, Black & Decker lawn  edgcr; Regina electric floor  polisher; G.E. floor washer; two  bird cages; Bar-B.-Q- with electric rotisserie. 886-2544 #39  Complete hockey equipment,  for age 10���12 years; boys  ice skates, size 1.88b-2977     #41  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  One housekeeping room, one  sleeping room clean quiet adults.  Robertson's Boarding House.  886-9833 #40  Complete privacy, waterfront,  semi-furnished, two bedrooms,  l'/i baths, two fireplaces, from  Oct. 1 to July I. $275 per month.  886-7549     ' #40  Three bedroom house (Park Rd..  Gibsons) with acreage. Oct.25  to Mar. 30. Reasonable to responsible people. 886-9647       #40  Two bedroom duplex ��� Gibsons.  $ I'M) mon lh. Available September  15.886-7218 #41  live/lock  oppltonce;  Watch for  Macleods HOTPOINT  LAUNDRY SALE in our  September flyer  Macleods, Sechell 885-2171  1979 Models now in Stock  BRUSHWOOD FARM  TRAINING CENTRE  For you and your horse  The area's only fully accredit  ed riding instructors. Trainer  of many top winners  English & Western Lessons  School horses available  886-2160 after 6 p.m.  Maytag portable washer and  dryer, good condition, $300.  883-2645 #40  wonted  Sewing Machine  Repairs  ��� Overhaul  ��� Tunc-ups  ��� Chemical Wash  ��� Parts for all makes  All Work Guaranteed  21 years experience  Phone Steve 885-2691  Macleod's, Sechelt,  have all aiiea of f reeien In.  885-2171  for /ok  Camper for small truck includes  propane fridge, stove, sleeps  three nicely. Great for vacation  or take hunting this fall. Phone  885-2051 or 885-2109. Great  buy! #41  Panasonic Reel to reel tape-recorder, needs some work done.  $25.00. 886-2673 #39  20" black and white portable.  Electrohome T.V. with stand,  $50.00. Phone 886-2945. #41  Craig S-100 tape deck with  powerplay speakers almost new.  $150.886-2474, Dan. #39  9" tilt Arbor Rockwell Beaver  table saw, one h.p. motor as  new. 886-7160 #41  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Lid.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creek  Timber wanted: Fir. hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  DiO Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886-7896 or 886-7700. tfn  WANTED  Used Boat Trailer for 16 ft.  clinker-boat. Phone 886-7221.  davs; 886-2843. eves. #39  One kiln: 886-9722  #39  14' aluminum boat and/or 15  h.p. motor. 886-9382. #39  Wanted kids, 8-9-10-11  years old to play soccer for Gibsons. Contact Jock Bennett.  886-7606 #40  Small shop for rent in Lower  Gibsons, reasonable rent. 886-  9941, or 886-2791 eves. #34  Furnished view suite. Langdale.  garage, washer, dryer. Completely furnished, non-smokers.  $140. '886-2624. #39  Two bedroom waterfront home.  Selma Park. 463-3035 (days)  or 854-4849 (eves). #34  Comfortable furnished one bed-  room cottage. Roberts Creek.  W.F. phone Si C.V. available.  For single mature man only.  $150. after 6 p.m., 886-4885.   #34  Year around residence, waterfront cabin. Long Bay. Gambier  Island, wharf facilities. Needs  some fixing. Write: Weatherhall,  3441 W. 33rd, West Vancouver.  #34  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. jfn  Newly decorated 2 and 3 bdrm  apts. Stove, fridge, heat and  cablevision incl. in reasonable  rent. Sorry, no pets. Close to  schools and shopping. 886-  7836. tfn  Madeira Park, one bedroom  furnished house. W/W carpets,  fireplace. 883-2258 10 to 10 p.m..  or 112-632-3111 loc.501 office  hours.  _#39  WATERFRONT  Two bedroom furnished mobile  home; two bedroom semi-furnished cottage; two bedroom side  bv side duplex. Sorry no dogs.  886-2887 & 886-4033  tfn  Gibsons suite for rent, three  bedroom. $200 per month.  Call 581-0024 #40  New one bedroom suite, heat  and light included, Langdale.  Reasonable to responsible  persons. 886-7580 #40  Serving the  Lower Sunshine Coast  Located in the Seaside Plaza  Gower Point Road       Lower Gibsons  REALTY  LTD.  Eves and weekends  call Norm Peterson  886-2607  886-2000 or 886-9121  HOMES  GOWER POINT: New 3 BR basement home on  large view lot. Extras include fireplace, ensuite  in master BR. Partly furnished bsmt. area.  This would make a great family home in a  Q.T. area of new homes. Reduced to sell at  $53,000.  GIBSONS: Older home on lge. view lot. 2 BR  up, 1 down, % bsmt, Ige LR & Kit. Home has  been updated by R.A.P. programme so is up  to standards in all ways. Good starter home at  only $43,500.  GOWER POINT: 150' of waterfront. If you are  looking for property in the $140,000 range you  should see this large 2200 sq.ft. 4 BR home plus  bsmt with FP In rec room. In a private setting  with a great view overlooking the Gulf. A good  pathway leads to a nice beach. Features include  Ige open celling stone fireplace, double plate  windows. Stone and Cedar bark exterior,  shake roof plus many more. Some terms available.  GIBSONS: Brand new 1200 sq.ft. 2 BR home on  crawl space, plus 8'x20' patio & Ige carport.  Level 60x120 lot with park area in back. Priced  to sell at $42,500 and only $2,500 down.  VETERANS RD: Well built 2 BR full bsmt older  home on 2Vz acres of level land. Many extras.  Could be subdivided. Should be seen at $61,500  GIBSONS: One of the finer family homes, close  to beach, shops, etc. 4 bdrms (master ensuite).  Spacious living-dining room, convenient  cabinet kitchen, vanity bath. Full bsmt features  completed bdrm and rec room, w/w carpets,  two fireplaces, attached carport, also double  garage equipped as workshop. Be sure to  view this lovely home at only $58,000.  WE ARE NOW AGENTS FOR  EVERGREEN PARKLAND  Over 70 large wooded lots In parklike setting.  Drive in and look around as these lots are priced  to sell from only $7,500 to $15,200.  GRANTHAMS LANDING: Near new 3 BR full  bsmt home with one of the best views over  Howe Sound this area has to offer. Twin Seal  windows throughout, 2 finished fireplaces,  partly finished bsmt. This one should be seen  at $58,900.  ROBERTS CREEK-CHERYL-ANN PARK  RD: Near new 3 BR basement home on large  landscaped lot in quiet wooded subdivision.  Basement mostly finished. F.P. up and down.  Only $58,000.  BURNS ROAD: 2 BR full basement home on  landscaped 65x125 lot. Bsmt finished with 2  more BR & Rec Rm. 12x18 garage plus carport.  Price to sell at $51,000.  LOTS  GOWER POINT: Vz ac. waterfront lot with a  great view over the Straits. Building site has  been excavated and septic tank & field in and  approved. Only $31,500.  GOWER POINT: Lge 1'A corner view lot with  gentle southern slope, close to good beach.  Would make 4 good sized lots. Priced to sell at  $42,500  JOHNSON RD. LANGDALE: Lge partly cleared  view lot in area of all new homes. This is one  of last unbuilt lots in this area.  Now only  $13,500  PINE RD: 3.1 ac. of nicely treed property with  440' road frontage. Only $25,000 full price with  $5,000 down.  FAIRVIEW RD: Excellent bldg lot with bldg  site cleared; septic system is in, also water and  hydro on property. Quiet residential area  with many high quality homes. Only $14,500.  CHASTER RD: Bring all offers on 80' level  cleared lot close to new school. O.K. for trailers.  REIDROAD D: Large level lot 126x165'.  Priced to sell at $9,500. pJQpJjjflj  I  Two bedroom house in Gibsons,  1000 sq.ft., beautiful view, lot  size 90x140, phone 886-9259, or  write Box 151, Port Mellon, B.C  VON 2S0 #40  foi tent  marine  A number lo note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Pratt Road. Large lot 76'xl25',  cleared and in fruit trees, $12,500  Phone 886-2155 tfn  Chaster Road. Lot 67'x 123',  partly cleared, Ready for building. Close to school. $10,000.  Phone 886-9984 tfn  New three bedroom   house   in  uiet residential area. This 1100  ,|.ft. house has a large kitchen  ith custom built walnut cabinets,   separate   dining   room,  large utility room, carport, plus  a large level lot. Close to shopping mall and schools. $39,500.  Phone 886-7625 after 6 p.m.    #42  One bedroom cottage in Roberts  Creek, within walkint distance of  beach. Year round creek. Good  starter home for young couple.  $25,000,885-2573 or 886-9022 #40  HOUSE FOR SALE BY  OWNER (GLEN RD.) Two  bedroom home with fireplace,  auto oil furnace, fabulous view  and close to all facilities.  Phone 886-2075. tfn  Rent/lease to responsible couple;  clean two bedroom home on one  acre, Roberts Creek. Appliances  and beach access, $225/mo.  437-0740 #39  Partially furnished two bedroom  house, ground level suite which  can be sublet. No children or  pets, $350 upstairs, $350 downstairs. Located in central Gibsons,  close to shopping. 886-2306    #41  Waterfront. Gibsons. Large three  bedroom suite, 1200 sq.ft.  W.W., stove, fridge, fantastic  view. Only $300 per month.  Phone 886-8035 #39  uionUd to tcjrt  Couple with infant, small dog and  cat, to rent and/or caretake  (min.) 2 bdrm house, Roberts  Creek to Halfmoon Bay. Minimum 1 year. Prepared to lease.  Excellent refs. Exp. in gardening,  carpentry. 885-3752 or 885-  3856. #39  Mature lady wishes to rent  suite (no basements please),  furnished. One bedroom or  bachelor type. 885-2880 or 886-  9078 after 6 p.m. #40  automotive  1967 Rambler, 6 cyl., standard,  good condition. $300.883-2645   #40  10.3 acres, Roberts Creek.  Subdividable to Five acres.  $35,000. Days 885-3537  Eves 885-3971  foi icnt  Waterfront in Selma Park, two  bedroom house on Pebble Beach,  completely furnished with fireplace, occupancy Oct. 1 to May  30. Responsible persons only.  $350 per month. Van. 669-  1341. #39  Two bedroom furnished home,  available September to June.  Rent $175 month. Three doors  E. of Granthams Store. References. 112-939-9650 #39  Cottage, furnished, near Davis  Bay. Suit single person. Phone  886-9378. #39  Two bedroom house,  Gower Point.  furnished.  291-8194  #41  Trailerspace  for  small   trailer,  below 40' on private property.  $60 per month. 886-9625, eves.  #41  Furnished one bedroom house,  Lower Gibsons. Phone 886-7210,  $200 per month. #39  Two mobile home pads available. Contact Sunshine Coast  Trailer Parks. 886-9826. tfn  24' Fiberform Cruiser, 215  H.P. Mercruiser with big leg,  automatic pilot, depth sounder/  recorder, anchor winch, trim  tabs, bait tank & pump. Head,  galley, alcohol stove & pressure  water, spare prop., CB.Radio,  etc. Call 883-2750. tfn   a   ���       23' Bayliner Diesel Cruiser.  Just reconditioned throughout,  completely self-contained. 886-  9351. #41  marine  1959 Chev  886-7601  wmwmw.  'A ton. $550. O.B.O.  #40  Two wooded lots. Side by side.  Approximately 1 acre each, near  beach. Beach Ave. West and  Henderson R.C., terrific poten-  lial. $18,500 each. 885-3310 or  .'.85-3417 #39  Gibsons waterfront, two cabins.  $35,000. Phone 922-4278        #40  ticlclraAli a$\ a A A Aft A A Ai  FOR SALE BY OWNER  4.9 acres cultivated off North  Road. This farmettc has to  be seen to be appreciated.  Two dwellings, barn, etc.  886-7682  #40  mmmm  1974 Chevelle Malibu  4-door, vinyl  top,   P.S.,P.B.  $2,950.00 886-9353  #39  jXtXaJwXBXBXaXBXtXIXaV  1970 Yamaha C53 200, needs  top end  rebuilt.   Asking $200.   #39  119,.: TRb. white with blue  i i ii, i ripe, Bridgestone steel  belted radials, new clutch and  pressure plate, new exhaust,  new interior. Runs excellent.  886-2945. #39  Four bedroom split-level in lower  Gibsons, l'/i baths, fireplace,  finished rec room, newly remodelled. $49,500, call evenings.  885-5736 #41  New three bedroom house on  quiet cul-de-sac near shopping  mall and schools, 1300 sq. ft.  plus full basement features  include an Arizona sandstone  fireplace, custom built, teak  cabinets, sundeck 1 Vt baths and  carport. $54,000. 886-7625  after 6 p.m. #41  Oil, filters and auto paita  cost leu at Macleods, Sechelt.  885-2171.  1977 GT 250 Suzuki, ram air,  two cylinder, two stroke, 700  miles, hardly ridden. $1,100.  886-2300. #41  1972 Datsun 510, two door  Sedan, 50,000 miles, $1,200  o.b.o. 886-2300. #41  8 ft. Vanguard Camper, fully  equipped, complete with jacks.  $1,300,886-2673 #39  1968 Chev P.U. short box, six  cylinder three speed overdrive,  positrack. $500. Phone 886-  8060; 1972 V.W.Super Beetle,  runs well.  $1,000.   Phone 886-  8060. _#39  1963 Ford P.U. and camper,  approximately 40,000 miles on  new motor, new clutch, brake  lines, etc. $1,000.886-7800.    #41  1974 Volvo 145 wagon,  miles, $4,600.886-7098  43,000  #39  I will paint your car for $149 plus  body work, 885-2608. tfn  1976 Dodge Dart Swinger 2  door hard top, slant six, auto,  P.S., P.B., mint condition,  12,000 original miles. Two new  snows on rims, $3,750 firm.  886-2053. #41  1974 Ford F-250 4x4 Pickup.  Red, no rust, Eng 360, 4 speed,  sun roof, AM.FM cassette, C.B.,  56,000 miles. Asking $3,800.  Phone 886-9781 #41  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.  55 Horsepower Chrysler  outboard motor, older model,  for offers. 886-7682  IAN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  15'fa" 'Sidcwing' ilourston Glas-  craft (new) ��� $3,000; 42' sailboat 'Sea Falcon' (unrigged ferro  cement) ��� $35,000; 18' Sabre-  craft 140 Merc ��� $4,900; 17'  K&C Thcrmoglass, 115 HP  Evinrude - $2,800 50 HP  Merc Outboard ��� $600; Detroit  Diesels ��� Two 471 (in line);  ���Rebuilt V671 (marine equipped) twin lisc gear 3:1; 3-cylinder  Nissin diesel  1975 22' 'Cai Glass' with  Command Bridge and 165  h.p. Mercruiser complete with  all options. Sl 1,800  Call   Garden    Bay  Marine Services Ltd.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  16' Fiberglass boat with trail  er. 40 h.p. outboard motor,  includes depth sounder,  3 sets of waterskis and equipment. Anchor, full canopy top.  886-9408 #39  14V: ft. fiberglas ski  boat on good trailer.  Boat features all new  materials. Metallic blue  and white paint. New  trim all round. Diamond  tuck blue seats, artificial grass carpet, new  safety glass windshield, wood dash, full  instrumentation, built  in bow tank 13 gal.  Removable tow bar for  water skiing. Life jackets  paddles, etc. Motor is  80 h.p. Mercury in  excellent condition.  Brand new Ride-Guide  steering. New battery.  Two propellers. This  buy must be seen 11  Phone 886-9843 after  five, ask for Lawrence.  pet/  O-C-3 Oliver Cat  cash or swap for  you. 886-2401.  for   parts,  what  have  #39  Free, to a good home: Beautiful  housetrained kitten. Call 886-  7908 after 4:30 p.m. #39  14'/)' fiberglass tri-hull 40 h.p.  Evinrude. All electric start.  Great fishing boat and trailer.  $1,450,886-9420. #39  b.c.e yukon    Lower  Coast News, September 26,1978  15.  11' Frontiersman, F.G. Boat,  excellent condition, $275, o.b.o.  Phone 886-7201. #39  mobile home/  Plywood and aluminum canopy  with windows and vent for import long box. $50. Also two  16513 studded radial snowtires,  10.885-3949. #39  1974 two bedroom Bendix Leader, 12x60, set up in park close to  Madeira Park, four appliances,  new carpet and drapes, on wheels  Storage area included. Offers to  $12,900,883-9287. #41  One 1/3 h.p. watcrpump, good  condition; one pair ladies'  ice skates; one small dozer,  for grading and snow plowing���  misc. spare parts. 886-9181  evenings, 980-9541 days.        #41  Two mobile home spaces available now. Sunshine Coast Trailer  Park. 886-9826. tfn  hovel  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  1975 Laser Sailboat, good condition. Phone 886-9785 after  5 p.m. #40  110 Mercury Outboard Motor,  used two seasons. Excellent  condition, $425. Call evenings,  883-2424 tfn  b.c.C yuhon  HELP GREENPEACE HELP:  Sellers urgently needed for Ihe  Greenpeace Go Anywhere Lottery. Make money. Save life.  2108 W. 4th Ave., Vancouver.  Phone 736-0321 tfn  IMPORTANT NOTICE!! During  Ihe mall strike Greenpeace Go  Anywhere lottery tickets will be  distributed by Greenpeace volunteers. The number to call In this  area 1st 736-0321. tfn  HELP WANTED: Cost Accountant ��� Logging operation experience and computer exposure  preferred. Contractor payments,  forecasting, oversee computerized production system, cost  analysis. Intermediate RIA/  CGA. Good salary and top benefits. Resume and salary expectations to: Industrial Relations  Manager, Canadian Cellulose  Company Ltd., Nakusp, B.C. #39  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Retail store, gross sales over  $'/i million, selling TV's, stereos,  records, hobby crafts, electronics  and repairs, in beautiful Campbell River on Vancouver Island.  Has major electronics and  stereo franchise, major hobby  franchise. All name brands  sold exclusive for Campbell  River. Largest and busiest store  of its type. Owner has accepted  excellent offer from industry;  anxious to sell. Write PO Box 325.  Campbell River, B.C. #39  TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES:  Philippines. Deluxe 18 day  leisure tour, all inclusive escorted  including two nights in Hong  Kong. $1,735 (Can.) per person,  double occupancy. Aztec Travel  Ltd.. Mapcl Ridge Square.  Maple Ridge. B.C. Phone 467-  1151. #39  HELP WANTED: Earthworm  growers needed. Full or part  time. We teach and market.  Contact Bait Barn Worm Farms.  40650 #5 Road. R.R. I Yarrow.  B.C. Phone 823-4515 or Green  Hill Drive. R.R. 2 Ladysmith.  B.C. Phone 245-7742. #39  CARS FOR SALE: 1974 Buick  Le Sabre ��� air condition, p.s.  radio, radial tires, in excellent  condition. $3,600. 1976 G.M.C.  '/: ton, auto, p.s.. radio, good  tires. $2,300. Phone 374-1506. #41  MOBILE HOMES: Never before  savings like this! New mobile  homes, two or three bedroom.  $13,995. Call collect 596-1111.  Westlawn Homes Ltd., 16099  Fraser Highway, Surrey, B.C. #42  HELP WANTED: Cost Accountant ��� Logging operation, experience and computer exposure  preferred. Contractor payments,  forecasting, oversee computerized production system, cost  analysis. Intermediate RIA/  CGA. Good salary and top  benefits. Resume and salary  expectations to: Industrial  Relations Manager. Canadian  Cellulose Company Ltd., Nakusp,  B.C. #39  MACHINERY: TD9 International  track loader, 10G grapples and  two yard bucket, good condition.  $6,900. Phone 374-1506 or 372-  5642 days, Kamloops. #39  HELP WANTED: HELP  GREENPEACE HELP!! Sellers  urgently needed for the  Greenpeace, 'Go Anywhere'  lottery. Make money! Save  life! 2108 West 4th Ave., Vancouver. Phone 736-0321. #39  IMPORTANT NOTICE!! During  the mail strike Greenpeace  'Go Anywhere' lottery tickets  will be distributed by Greenpeace volunteers. The number(S)  to call in this area is: or Greenpeace Vancouver 736-0321.  tfn  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE,COST LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS- PRE ARRANGEMENTS  1665 Sauvitw  Gibtoni  886-9551  The Gibsons  All Nighter  Wood Heater  The best  In economical woodheat.  May also be used for cooking.  ALL HEAVY STEEL  CONSTRUCTION  BRICK LINED  886-2808  After 6:00  Days -683-7817  (Van.)  NOW AVAILABLE AT  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  886-8141  WE ALSO DO  CUSTOM WELDING  AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR ATCO HOMES  BETTER THAN THEY HAVE TO BE  NEW UNITS:  Now on Display ��� 24'x48' ATCO  M>  Full Up Siding ���18" Eaves  T'^flHJ  :1  si.  ONE OWNER HOMES:  12x68 MEADOWBROOK - 2 B.R.  with patio door ��� All appliances.  Front kitchen  Deluxe Furnishings Throughout  FUlly furnished ��� Delivered and set up on your lot or ours.  Alsoon Display ��� 14'x70'ATCO  3 B.R. ��� Fully Furnished ��� Eye level oven, built-in  dishwasher ��� 2 Dr Frost free fridge. MMMlt  i *3 moml'isfree para irental with fne purcnase of a newj  ��^^lj?^iy8>������������������������^a>^����JMMt����i  ALL UNITS ON DISPLAY 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph. 886-9826 ��� Ray or Marion Lineker  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home Park  1 Mile West of Gibsons on Hwy. 101  SERVING THE PENINSULA OVER TEN YEARS  24x48 STATESMAN - 2 B.R. & den - Fully carpeted, All appliances ��� Large sundeck, set up on  corner lot.  24x42 COLONLY - 3 B.R. -  Set up on very large corner lot.  Partially furnished.  Mainland  Soccer  Division  League  Standings  The latest standings for  the Lower Mainland Soccer  Division are as follows:  Sechelt Redskins: wins,  two. losses nil, points 4;  Sechelt Chiefs: wins, two,  losses nil, points four; Wakefield Stompers: wins, one.  losses, one, points, two;  Wakefield United, wins,  nil, losses, one, ties, one,  points, one; Gibsons Raiders:  wins, nil, losses, one, ties,  one, points, one; Pender Harbour Bananas: wins, nil.  losses, two, points, nil.  Scores for the September  24 games:  Pender Harbour 1���Redskins 2; Chiefs 5���Stompers 2;  United 1���Raiders 1.  b.c.C guhon  HELP WANTED: Sporting  goods store requires full time  experienced binding technician  to work in Salmon Arm, B.C.  diversified responsibilities.  Call 832-3940 during business  hours. #39  HOME FOR SALE: Year old  three bedroom 1500 sq. ft.  home in Chilliwack. Will accept  trade acreage or recreational  vehicle for equity, approximately $10,000. Box 466 Vedder  Crossing, B.C. Phone 858-  7425. #39  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Machine shop equipment for  sale, building for lease. 1800  square feet; or all can be for  lease. Box 107. Burns Lake,  B.C. Phone 692-3736 after  6. Ask for Bud. #9  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Port Hardy vital corner Convenience Store. Pumps. Expand,  improve, with room for second  business such as Auto Dealer-  ship. ALDERGROVE -  twenty acre farm, two bedroom  home, barn, four large greenhouses operating successful  plant growing business. Be in  business immediately. F.P.  $180,000. Syd Heal, 922-1244  CANADA PERMANENT,  Park Royal South, West Vancouver. #39  REGISTRATION  BEACHCOMBER VOLLEYBALL CLUB  Girls eleven years of age and older as of  December 31,1978 are invited to register for  the 1978-79 season. The maximum age is  seventeen as of that date. Team practices  will commence as soon as the high school  volleyball season is over. The deadline for  registration is September 30, 1978. In early  October a meeting will be called to evaluate  players and distribute them among the  coaches. Late applications will be accepted  from beginner players by October 31, 1978.  Please phone 886-7581 to register.  NOTICE  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL  DISTRICT  PARKS AND RECREATION PROPOSAL  A public meeting will be held in Sechelt as follows:  Senior Citizens' Hall, Wednesday, September 27,  1978,7:30 p.m.  Sponsors of proposals and Board representatives  will be in attendance to answer questions from the  public.  PARKS AND RECREATION COMMITTEE  NOTICE OF  PUBLIC HEARING  Proposed amendment to Village of Gibsons  Zoning by-law #241,1973.  Pursuant to Section 703 of the Municipal Act  a public hearing will be held in the Municipal  Hall, 1490South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C., on  Monday, October 2, 1978 at 7 p.m. to consider bylaw #325 (Zoning Amendment By-law #325  1978).  At the hearing all persons who deemed their  interest in property affected by the proposed  By-law shall be afforded an opportunity to be  heard on matters contained in the By-law. The  intent of the By-law is to amend the' present  zoning to the following described properties as  noted below:  1. Lot 1, except Parcel A Reference Plan 1780,  and Parcel B Reference Plan 1923, or Blocks  D,H,J, District Lot 686, Plan 3971 Group 1 New  Westminster District, to be rezoned from Comprehensive Development Zone 1, CD1 to Commercial Zone 1, C-1.  Take notice that the above paragraph is deemed  to be a synopsis of By-law #325 and not deemed to  bean-interpretation thereof.  The By-law may be inspected at the Gibsons  Municipal Office, 1490 South Fletcher Road during office hours, namely Monday to Wednesday,  8:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Thursday and Friday.  8:30a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  J.W.Copland,  Municipal Clerk  NOW RENTING  EXECUTIVE  HOUSE APARTMENTS  OVERLOOKING GIBSONS HARBOUR.  37 Deluxe  1 and 2 Bedroom Suites  FEATURING -  ���Controlled Front Entrance  ���Coloured Appliances  ���Cablevision  ���Panoramic View  ���Extra Sound-Proof Suites  ��� Drapes  ���Wall-to-Wall Carpet  RENTS from $230.00  886-2465  TO INQUIRE PHONE 16. Coast News, September 26,1978.  WRMS Wo* &   Flutter plus Dolby  NR System and Tape Selector  RECORDS,RECORDS,RECORDS  AT SPECIAL SALE PRICES  CAPITOL  Barry Manilow ��� "Even Now"        $4.98 BobSeger ���"Stranger in Town"     $4.98  Gerry Rafferty ��� "City to City"       $4.98 The Alan Parsons Project ��� "Pyramid"  Little River Band ��� "Sleeper Catcher" tmmtmmmmmmmmAm    $4.98  $4.98  POLYDOR  .......   l.'.l    'lull  WARNER ELECTRA,ATLANTA  Boney M - "Night Flight to Venus"  $4.98  Streetheart _^____^_.__11_ $4.98  Foreigner ��� "Double Vision" $4.98  Shaun   Cassidy   -   "Under   Wraps"  $4.98  Leo Sayer $4.98  Saturday Night Fever $9.98  Grease $9.98  Frank Mills ��� "the poet and i"        $4.98  Stonebolt $4.98  Donna Summer ��� "Live and More" $4.98  Mustusfflo  SHOP  THE STEREO SPECIALISTS  885-2522  cowrie st., Sechelt  CHARGEX  Bonnie Tyler $4.98  Dolly Parton $4.98  Elvis - "Canadian Tribute" $5.98  Toby Beau $4.98  Evelyn  Champagne  King  ���  "Smooth Talk" $4.98


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