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 t/e}  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15C per copy on newsstands  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  October 10.1978  Volume 31. Number 41  At Gibsons Council  Petition on Brothers Park  By George Cooper  To bring Brothers Park ballFields up to a satisfactory standard  was lhc petition presented lo Council at their October 2 meeting  by thc Gibsons Men's Softball League. Spokesman Freeman  Reynolds pointed out that there is a need for grading and  seeding to make the fields fit for play. "Who looks after Village parks?" Reynolds usked, and Alderman Goddard, chairing Council in Blain's absence, replied lhal that was her committee. "1 am not unaware of the condition of Brothers Park,  and there will be money budgeted for 1179 bul al this time I  don't know how much." She continued, "We use Ihe Village  work crew but Parks work is low on the job priority list. Most of  the crew's time is taken with road repair, sewer and water, and  emergency calls." Alderman Goddard added thai there was a  letter with a similar request from Shirley Maeey regarding the  kids' field at Brothers Park. Reynolds asked if thc Regional  District would assist since *fieir residents use the park. "They  can't since it is not in their 'urisdiction," said Alderman Goddard. "Defeat the recreation referendum this November."  interjected Hume, "and get into specified areas funding."  Reynolds asked if a meeting of representatives of thc many-  groups that use the purk could bc called to organize work projects. "This will be arranged," said Alderman Goddard.  In view of the history of the development of Brothers Park  and Ihe many donations of time and of money from community-  groups and individuals that have seen the present fields  wrenched out of the overgrown swamp, it would be a pity if  this kind of community effort wbre not encouraged and perhaps'  even frustrated by the lack of leadership on the part of the  Village, and all previous work lost to encroaching alder growth  and plugged drains. A 1967 centennial project to build ball  fields begun by the Kiwanis whose members picked stones and  roots and seeded grass was carried on by the recreation commission which re-graded the surfaces and installed the beginnings of a drainage system. Since the Village took over from the  park trustees, the drainage system has been completed with  monies from the Lions Club, private individuals, and Village  funds. But right now topsoil and seeding arc urgently required  for a good playing surface and to repel the alder growth. Originally a memorial to two members of the Jackson family, the  present park is also a reminder of a community accomplishment  in working to a definite objective. Community effort could carry  . on ��� it doesn't die that easily, surely.  In a brief letter to Council  thc Retarded Children's Association   informed   Council  that they would forego plans  to lease land offered  them  earlier this fall. Alderman  Hume,    Gibsons     Planning  Chairman, expressed disappointment in the Association's  withdrawal from the plan after  thc considerable time Council  spent in preparing it. Spokesman for thc Association stated  they were surprised to learn  that any building they constructed would become nominally  Ihe   property   of  thc  Village. When told that thc  Curling Club was functioning to its satisfaction under a  similar    arrangement    with  thc Village,  the  spokesman  stated that they might investigate the matter further  but that in thc meantime they  were    looking    for    rented  accommodations. One of the  spokesmen     informed     this  paper that the report in thc  September 19 issue, of their  having   accepted    Council's  offer of a lease near Harmony  Hall,  is  incorrect.   At   that  time   the    Association    had  received but not accepted thc  offer.  Is the dogcatcher coaxing  canines into his van outside  his geographic jurisdiction?  A letter-to-thc-Editor writer,  Inga M.Fenwick, asked this  question   in  thc  October  2  issue of thc newspaper und  went   on    to    imagine    lhc  resulting confusion if he hud  done  so  to  a  Port   Mellon  dog. That same evening the  Village Clerk, in his administration report, stated that the  dogcatcher's   trip   to   Port  Mellon    on   September   27  was for an authorized purpose.    The    report    states  "Mr. Elson was  acting  on  behalf of the (Village) administration to deliver a very  important written notification  to  thc   Port   Mellon     Pulp  Mill for transmission via their  in-housc telex. The reason for  choosing Mr. Elson to handle  the delivery was simply the  fact  that  he was the  only  municipal employee able to  leave ut thc time.  While in the Port Mellon  area he noticed a dog that  he  had  previously   adopted  out and  made an effort  to  motel at the urging of my  family who think I ought to  retire." She added that  she felt thc only way to  develop the present motel  site was to construct the  two-storey structure. "And  as far as building a public-  sidewalk and putting in two  hydrants at my expense ���  why that's thc Village's  responsibility, not mine.  1 would have fought Chairman Hume tooth-and-nail  on that one." And the Chairman's lot is not a happy one.  Other    items    from    the  call it in un attempt to satisfy  himself that the animal was  healthy and well cared for.  There was no attempt to  entice thc animal into thc  van."  "Al no time," thc report  continued, "has an animal  been picked up outside the  Village boundaries, und on  two occasions dogs that  wandered into the Village  from otusidc have been taken  back to their homes." A  policeman's or u dogcatcher's,  lot is not a happy one.  Municipal Planner, Rob  Buchan,    reported    on    thc  proposed re-dcvclopmcnt of Council meeting ��� Sunshine  the Irwin Motel listing GM of Sechelt submitted the  again for Council thc require- low bid for two half-ton trucks  ments he recommends for the required by the Village iri  public benefit. Among these competition with a half dozen  are the construction ofa public Vancouver firms. With Jack  sidewalk along thc entire Marshall another year to go  frontage of thc site on High- in his term as director of thc  way 101 at the applicant's Regional District, the new-  expense and as well the ex- regulation that requires thc  pense of two fire hydrants. Village to appoint a director  Alderman Hume asked, rather than have him elected  "There's a rumour that the will not take effect until  Irwin has been sold, so will 1979.  the new owner have to apply  as well if he wants to carry on ��� A letter from Mr. anal  with the project?" The clerk Mrs. Brian Butcher ��� he k  replied, "Yes, but we should thc principal of Sechelt Ele-  still approve or not in princi- mentary ��� states opposition  pic since we still have the to thc new marina and pub  application before us." on thc site of the old pool  Interviewed by telephone, hall. "There is only one  Mrs. Mary McBridc. owner marine pub scheduled for  of thc Irwin for the past five Gibsons," said Alderman  years, said, "Yes, I have ac- Hume, "and that's at thc  ceptcd an offer to buy the All Sports Marine site."  Residents dissatisfied  Pender School fire protection  By Pender Harbour & District  Ratepayers Association  Publicity Committee  Last week's press coverage  of the water supply issue at  the Pender Harbour Secondary School appeared to miss  the main point.  The whole question of water  for the school is grounded in  the concern of many taxpayers in thc Pender Harbour  ara over thc fact that the  secondary school never has  had and still docs not have a  water supply adequate for  fire protection.  It was for this reason  alone ��� to provide fire  irotection ��� that thc Region  al District was originally  asked to come to thc aid of  the School Board in resolving  the matter.  This point lias apparently  been lost on those authorities  who are now considering a  pump-fed system based on  Anderson Creek, because  such a system would not  provide fire protection. The  Area 'A' A.P.C. has been  supporting the alternate  plan for a system based on  Kleindale Creek is that this  system would provide fire  protection, lt is that simple.  Klcindalc Creek has three  basic advantages over Anderson Creek:  1,   Il   is   closer   to   the  school than Anderson Creek.  2. It is higher than Anderson Creek. A water system  based in Kleindale Creek  would have natural pressure  whereas one based in Anderson Creek would require  pumps.  3, Il lends itself to damming and ground storage,  which is the key.  The report presented to the  Regional Board las! month  by Howard White on behalf  of the Area 'A' A.P.C. was  based on an on-site inspection  by members of the South  Pender Water Board, a contractor experienced in water  system construction and a  retired   school   maintenance  Len Wray and Mrs. Lang's grade two class of Sechelt Elementary are pic-  , tured with the dog Missie, who's story was featured in the Coast News  lately.- Krista May is the little girl who brought the press clipping to her  classroom. The children saved $13.51 for the dog.  Some questions in Sechelt  Liquor applications  At last week's Council  meeting in Sechelt, Alderman  Joyce Kolibas objected to thc  handling of two recent liquor  applications in thc Village.  Her contention was that  thc application for the neighbourhood pub by Mr. Paul  McMullen had been received  was felt by Kolibas to be an  overstepping of their jurisdiction, which should bc confined to licencing decisions,  while any decisions over the  Council Ihat maps of the  proposed corridor had been  sent lo Victoria, along with  an affirmation Ihat the  preferred   route   would   run  Workmates of the late Frank Ayres of Port Mellon paint shop hand over to  Coast News Editor, John Burnside, a collection taken up by the friends of  Frank Ayres on behalf of the newspaper.  A man of principle  type of business community through    the    Village    and  deemed advisable, should be Indian  Band  from  headland  left up to thc municipality. to headland.  Il was brought to the notice The acting Clerk.  Marsha  prior to thc application for a   of Council that thc parking Phelan,    was    directed    to  hotel    on    thc    waterfront   set aside on Sunday at thc correspond   with   the   SMT  close  to  the   Parthenon   by   Trail Bay Shopping Mall for bus  line   in   order  to   seek  Mr. Briun Stech of thc Jolly   the overflow at  the  Baptist clarification  of the  rumours  Roger Ltd.    Thc application   Church was not being utilized; of a curtailment in the local  by  Stech  received  approval   people   were   parking   their service. Transit financing hail  in principle by Council at thc   cars on thc street  adjacent been looked into by Council.  Frank Ayres was not a man  who drew attention to himself. He was born in Vancouver in 1920 and lived all his  life on the West Coast except  for the years hc spent overseas during thc Second World  War. i His experience in the  war made him a firm believer  in peace for the rest of his life.  Hc moved to the Sunshine  Coast in 1961 with his wife  Betly whom he had married  before going overseas in 1941.  Shortly after his arrival hc  went to work for Canadian  Forest Products in thc mill at  Port Mellon.  This steady, quiet man was  greatly respected by his workmates. Throughout his time al  the Port Mellon mill, hc was  an active and dedicated Trade  Unionist. Some years ago hc  was active in a prolonged fight  at the mill against hiring discrimination which at that time  made it impossible for Indian  people to gain permanent employment in thc mill.  More recently, Frank Ayres  had been active in a campaign  to ensure that cans of paints  and chemicals should bc adequately labelled. In thc last  ten years four men who  worked in thc paint shop arc  reported to have died of can- "This donation  has  been  cer in various forms. On Sep- made to thc Coast News in  lember  17 this  year  Frank memory   of   Frank    Ayres,  Ayres   himself  died   shortly a  painter by  trade,  by  his  after undergoing surgery for workmates and friends,  cancer. "Frank  was  a  subscriber  Hc was not a man who drew who felt that a good  little  previous meeting, which in to the church instead. At thc  itself she felt was unprcccdcn- suggestion of Alderman Molted, plus no official communi-   gun Thompson, an allowance  attention to himself. According to his wife hc was a man  "of high principles and a long-  lime socialist". A private  man, he had taught himsclf-  lo play thc pianu to virtually  professional standards,  favouring classical music. Although hc had no schooling  beyond Grade Eleven and although music was his first  love hc read literature in German, French, Spanish, and  Italian as well as English, Thc  Ayres were constructing a log  house in thc Chilcotin to  which Frank Ayres was to  retire and 'give piano lessons'.  Three of Frank Ayres' workmates in the paint shop came  in to the Coast News office on  Thursday of last week and donated a sum of money in thc  name of Frank Ayres. "He  thought thc Coast News was  a good little paper which  should be supported," they  said. They also left us u little  scroll of paper which suid:  pupcr sueh us the Coast News  should receive all thc assis-  tancc and support thul working people can give. For its  fair-minded reporting on such  topics as human rights, trade-  unions, world peace, and our  environment over thc last  few years. Frank had been  fighting for proper labelling  of paints and chemicals. We  ask you, the Public, to write  your MP in Ottawa, your  MLA Don Lockstead, and thc  press, for proper labelling of  paints and chemicals in  Canada,  (signed) Thc Workmates and  Friends of Frank Ayres"  Legion wins  Gibsons Legion emerged  victors by ten points over the  Legion from Roberts Creek  in thc Annual Legion Golf  Tournament held on Saturday.  October 7 al the Sunshine  Coasl Golf and Country  Club.  cation had been made with  McMullen to inform him Ihat  thc Liquor Administration  Branch (LAB) had preferred  the concept ofa hotel.  The judgement by the LAB  that a hotel was preferable  to   a    neighbourhood    pub.  would be made on next year's  budget to make several  spots for the library which  could bc used on Sundays by  the church.  As a member of the Utility  Corridor Committee. Alderman     Thompson     informed  was found that this only  applies lo internal transportation and not between villages.  Mrs. W.Power and Mr.  Norm Wilkinson petitioned  Council. They were concerned  over the extension of Trail  Avenue, which at the time of  Ihe meeting was still tinpass-  Please lurn to page Iw els e  Rev. Fred Napora pauses for a moment on a busy Saturday prior to the dedication ceremony for his new Baptist Church in Sechelt, held last Sunday.  man. The facts reported were,  not blind guesses but were  based on measurements  taken at the site and on up-to-  date estimates from suppliers  and from the Regional Board's  own waterworks department, It was clearly stated  to the Board thai the report  was not a professional one  and had been prepared only  because no professional study-  had been done. It may he  noted that Alternate Director  Jim Mctzler, a former secretary-treasurer of thc School  Board and thc only member of  the Regional Board thoroughly familiar with the school  water problem apart from  Joe Harrison, agreed with the  A.P.C. report.  The Board was also told  at the time the report was  presented that if a professional study were done and  believable reasons were  found why Anderson Creek,  which is farther away and  lower, were a better site  than Klcindalc Creek, thc  A.P.C. would probably bc  satisfied.  This has not been done.  What was done instead was  thc admittedly non-professional A.P.C. report sent to  thc Regional Board's consulting engineers, Dayton  and Knight, who were asked  to criticize it from the splendid isolation of their Vancouver offices. They complied  with their client in this request  and said, in effect, that the  building of a dammed reservoir on Klcindalc Creek mayor may not be possible at the  cost estimated, which is all  they could say. having never  actually seen It. Had thev  inspected it they would have  seen that a reservoir site  already exists and can be  easily enlarged. In fact a  local contractor has recently '  made a firm offer to construt:  Ihe reservoir at thc cost suggested in the A.P.C. report.  Storage is the main clc:  ment required for lire pro:  lection, since the fire truck  can provide the additional  pressure required.  When contacted by Joe  Harrison, Dayton it Knight  emphasized thc fact that all  they had been asked to do  was criticize the A.P.C.  report and their criticism in  no way constituted a study of  the Klcindalc Creek system or  of the overall problem of  providing water to thc school.  Harrison asked thc Regional  Board to authorize sueh an  overall study bul was unable  to get the Board's support,  and that is where the matter  stands.  The School District is  reported to be considering a  system based on a well  beside Anderson Creek but  this appears lo be not substantially different from tho  system (he school now has.  based on n well beside Kleindale Creek, except lhal it  would dispose ot another  30,000 ol lhc taxpayers'  dollars.  Wc now have what is  probably lhc finest small  secondary school facility in  Ihe province, built at a cost of  1.5 million dollars, insured  for only a small part of that  cost, slill without adequate  fin- protection water. In spite  of scleral years of prolonged  public pressure for an end to  this situation neither thc  School Hoard nor the Regional Hoard yet seems ready to  provide it,  There is a School Board  meeting in lhc Pender Harbour Secondary School on  Thursday, October 12 at  7:30. Perhaps a few people  should go and ask a lew-  questions.  | Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday Coast News, October 10,1978.  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  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  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  Vindication and the environment  The case of the vanishing spruce  budworm has been hailed as a victory for  environmentalists. They have, according  to the news reports, been vindicated.  You remember the story. Nol too long ago  Ihe spruce budworm was seen lo be on  the verge of destroying the B.C. spruce  forests. The answer was. as is so often  the case, to begin immediate and deadly-  treatment of the budworm by whatever  toxic chemical was deemed suitable. The  Minister of Forests, the Hon. T.M.  Waterland. was emphatic in his demands  that B.C. forests bc protected from the  deadly budworm by thc application of  poisonous chemicals. There was a furor,  wih environmentalists claiming that thc  damage done to other denizens of the  forest would be extreme and absolutely  unnecessary. The spruce budworm infestation was a normal and recurring  phenomenon and would come to a normal  end.  For once the voice of moderation in  thc matter of chemical utilization was  heard in the land. The provincial cabinet  overruled the Minister of Forests,  chemicals were not applied, and now  wc learn that the spruce budworm crisis  has come to the natural end thc environmentalists had predicted for it.  Wc are, of course, pleased that the  environmentalists have been vindicated  but it would seem that the guin is not  theirs alone. And incidentally we would  cast a sideways glance at the use of the  word 'environmentalist' as it appears in  the popular press. It is beginning, des  pite this recent vindication, to be used in  the same way as 'peacenik' was in the  Sixties. Anyone who thought that the  war in Vietnam was brutal, unnecessary,  totally unjustified, and should bc stopped  was subtly painted as some kind of  irrational kook, peacenik. A sad comment  on our society when those clamouring  for peace should have a name coined and  in common usage which implied if not  contempt then certainly a total lack of  respect. Now it would seem that 'environmentalist' is being so used.  But the vindication of thc views that  massive and irrational application of  poisonous chemicals is a practice that is  all too frequently engaged in in our  society without forethought is a victory  not of a kooky fringe clement alone, but  for all thinking members of society. The  proliferation both in type and in use of  poisonous chemicals is something which  should be of concern to every one of us.  That the proponents of massive chemical  use as an answer to problems which  arise naturally in the environment have  been shown so dramatically and conclusively to be absolutely wrong in this  instance makes it, to say the very least,  entirely credible that some of thc usages  presently underway are equally misguided.  Those who seek a more responsible  attitude towards the environment, our  fellow residents of this troubled planet,  and the future can take heart from thc  case of the spruce budworm. A taste of  success sweetens a long struggle.  Ponder School water supply  It is difficult to defend the actions of  the Regional Board in withdrawing from  thc responsibility of supplying water  for the Pender Harbour Secondary-  School in an adequate amount to make  fire protection possible. That such protection is needed surely needs no arguing  in this area where two expensive education plants have burned down in thc last  five years.  In the past this newspaper has been a  supporter of the Regional Board concept  on the grounds that it is easier for a locally based government to be responsive  to Ihe people it represents. In this  ease it would seem to be a false argu-  ment.  Over a year ago a responsible group of  Pender Harbour citizens put forth in  this newspaper a thoughtful and measured case for using Klcindalc Creek  next to the school as a source of fire protection for thc schoool. This year  the  presentation   in   favour   of   Kleindale  Creek was made at the Regionnl Board.  It is the conviction here that thc suggestion was a responsible one and made  by people who both knew the terrain  and what they were talking about. Now  the Regional Board plays Pontius Pilate  and leaves the decision to the School  Board. The case for the Kleindale Creek  is made again persuasively by the Pender Harbour Ratepayers Association  again in this paper this week and it is  to be hoped that it will be given thc  thoughtful consideration it deserves.  There is little point in duplicating their  argument here. It suffices to say that if  local people with local knowledge arc  going to be ignored by local government  as they so frequently are by senior  levels of government, then the argument  in favour of loeal responsibility is seriously diminished.  from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  Ron Cruice of Coast News staff  took third place in a new photography  competition with his pictures of the  fire which destroyed Elphinstone  Secondary School.  Captain Ed Wray's $23,000 mobile  shake mill, the first designed and  engineered, has gone into operation.  The mobile shake mill was built with  the aid of the engineering ingenuity  and expertise of George Hill.  10 YEARS AGO  Susan Bunyan of Sechelt turned up  a perfect 29 hand while playing  cribbage with her mother.  The $53,000 medical clinic beside  the Sunnycrest Motel in Gibsons  opens for business on Tuesday.  15 YEARS AGO  Recent maps published of the  British Columbia coastline have  omitted the village of Gibsons while  including Langdale, Hopkins Landing  and Halfmoon Bay.  Hours of closing for Gibsons stores  will feature an all-day Monday  closing. This is a change from the  Wednesday closing previously in  effect.    20 YEARS AGO  Residents of Gibsons are urged to  keep their lights on on October 15  as Gibsons Kinsmen canvass to  raise money for a worthwhile recreational park in the area.  Canvassing for the Peninsula  Overture Concerts Association reports a good response. The association arranges a series of three concerts in Elphinstone Secondary School  each year.  25 YEARS AGO  The village commissioners of  Gibsons Landing are concerned about  the parking problems caused by  ferry traffic.  Effective October 5 there will be  a daily dispatch of mail from Gibsons to Port Mellon.  30 YEARS AGO '  Billy T.Franklin, for thirty years  the lighthouse keeper on Merry  Island recently celebrated his 80th  birthday on the island. He has continued to live on Merry Island since  his retirement as lighthouse keeper  in 1933.  Telephone service has reached  Gambier Island.  Sechelt, 1910-1920. Our Lady of Lourdes Church rises above homes of  the native village to right. Trail Island appears to left, and the bight of  Trail Bay curves across the middle of the picture. MB Santa Maria,  put into service by the All Red Line, is moored at Herbert Whitaker's  wharf. Hotel and store at wharf head and cottages behind comprised  almost the whole of the Sechelt trade centre at the time. Many of the  scenic views of Sechelt as it looked earlier in the century owe their  origin to the careful selection of compositions made by Charles Bradbury. Here the photographer, amid a wealth of other details, has included some human figures, which serve both to animate the scene  and to provide a guide to the height of the church steeple. Photo  courtesy Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R.Peterson  I've enjoyed some nice  restorative moments about  Canada in the past week and  they have all come courtesy  of the C.B.C. Radio.  I've been a fan of C.B.C.  Radio in particular since I  spent three years in the Yukon  without television or radio  alternative. I had, of course,  been a radio listener of passionate intensity as a child  in Scotland, but when I moved  to Canada I suppose listening to thc radio got lost  in thc welter of new things to  do und sec and thc Montreal  years went by with myself  largely unawure of the C.B.C.  and its heroic attempt to be a  bit of something for everyone  in this disperate and far-  flung land.  I discovered thc C.B.C.  Radio Service, as I have  said while in the Yukon. I  becumc, us was my way in  those days, a tireless and  enthusiastic booster for the  C.B.C. I was not long in discovering that everyone was  not of my persuasion.  I think my first head-on  collision was with a rather  wimpish Nova Scotian vice-  principal that I was working  with. Of course, his was a  social awareness that had  advanced scarcely at all  from Ihe days of thc cave  man. Left to his own devices  he would have been barking  somewhat ineffectual, cr-  ritorial imperatives from a  shallow cave. He was a member of that Band of Hope  and Glory, Ihat religious  train whose undiminished  fervour may yet si utl us  careening oil' whatever rails  there are, the Free Enterprisers,  According to this delight-  ful gentleman, everything  even remotely concerned  with the government should  be closed down and the country would bc the belter for  it. It's an argument that 1  have heard from time to time  since. In any case hc ended  up leaving the school system  where hc was required to  work and spends his time  nowadays and in the dozen  years between Hying somewhat furtively around the  North West selling stock in  worthless mines to the  unwary. I suppose it is enterprising, and certainly it is  to his benefit lo have as  little overseeing of his activities as possible, so I suppose  wc can say that he is true to  his philosophy.  Now 1 will admit to getting  as mad at the government  as anyone in the country, maybe madder than many for I  refuse to believe ihat govern-  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  ments are by some power preordained to bc venal, corrupt,  spineless and stupid. I believe  that good government is  possible and that wc had  better discover thc secret of  it remarkably quickly or wc  might find ourselves with a  government that will rip out  tongues for saying bad things  about it.  Since I first defended the  C.B.C. ��� the fellow mentioned above would have  closed it down completely  and immediately and turned  us over to the mercy of  commercial radio with its  hysterical disc jockeys and its  machine gun spray of commercial messages ��� I have  become much more critical  of what is done with thc dollars I pay in tax. I have been  as critical of the governments to decide what to do  with my money as anyone in  Canada; 1 have been as resentful of both bureaucratic arrogance and waste; driven again  and again to thc gibbering  brink of anarchy and revolution as thc result of thc actions  of one government or another.  But I have no illusions about  being able to live my life  without government. And I  have never begrudged a  dollar of mine that went to  thc C.B.C.  Before I wander down any  more false trails on this  occasion, let me wrest myself back to my starling  point and briefly outline what  particular incidents have  floated through my consciousness in the past week which  would bring mc lo my initial  comments ubout Canada and  the C.B.C. I suppose the first  was Morningside, the Don  Harron show in the morning.  One day last week I had the  leisure to listen and while  Harron has frequently been  irritating with a penchant  for bad jokes al worst times  when I have heard him before,  Ihis was a morning of marvellous radio. Some truly marvellous interviews sent the old  gray cells reeling and dancing  in thc Cerebrum Jig.  Harron himself, as well  as being the voice of Morning-  side, is also thc man behind  Charlie Farquharson who,  if he is not, deserves to be a  Canadian folk hero. In addition to these activities Harron  is an absolutely first-rate  actor. 1 had the opportunity  about twenty years ago of  seeing him piay Jimmy Porter  in Look Back in Anger just  a few months after I saw thc  original in the role, Kenneth  Haigh, play the part in New  York and thc little-known  Canadian actor was in no way  way inferior to thc star of  the West End and Broadway stages.  One of his guests on the  morning to which 1 allude  was Claude Jutras. French-  Canadian film maker of sueh  films as Mon Oncle Antoinc  and Kamouraska, which wc  have been able to sec here  thanks to the Kwahtahmoss  Film Society. Jutras has  recently returned to the  stage because, he says, the  financial pressure on film  makers is too intense and the  compromises demanded are  too great.  The reason for thc interview- was that a group of  English-speuking uctors from  Toronto hud gone to Montreal und put on a show in  French there called The  Maudlt Anglais (Thc Lousy-  English) and Jutras with a  group of theatre students  was reciprocating by playing  in Toronto. Now that's bi-  culturalism much more truly  than bureaucrats learning  French.  And secondly, all week  there have been the excerpts  broadcast from the C.R.T.C.  hearings through which thc  C.B.C. would have its licence  renewed. I have been impressed by the C.B.C. president Al Johnson and I have  been impressed by thc exchanges between thc C.B.C.  president and the C.R.T.C  commissioners Gagnon and  Hcbcrl in particular. It is us  though the great Canadian  debate was finally taking  form. Johnson's passionate  Cunadianlsm opposed, for  example, by Hcbcrl's equally  passionate skepticism. It's  great stuff.  Incidentally, Johnson  points out tiial the 500 million dollars for the C.B.C.  amounts to about six cents  per day for every Canadian,  i say il is one area of government spending that is well  worth while. After all we're  planning to spend four times  as much for tighter planes  we will never use.  An upcoming federal  election! Boring stuff. Thc  fundamental question which  uriscs in the long-anticipated  struggle ��� what is the character of the average elector? ��� has already been  answered. Wc, in fact, know  the result of the election.  Thc Liberals will get soundly  trounced; the Conservatives  will have their usual five year  kick at the cat.  The unfortunate thing  about the election result is  not thc Liberal loss but what  thc Liberal Government has  done to give liberalism a  bad name. Canadians arc a  noble, benevolent und toler-  unt people given to circumspection und tranquility in  their social and political  beliefs. We are, in short, a  liberal people. After ten years  of Liberal Party rule Canadians have become petty,  niggardly, truculent und  malignant; in short, conservative.  The traditional liberalism of  Canadians has been characterized by a faith in democratic institutions, an acceptance of immigrants, and a  respect for individual differences. Good, old-fnshoned  liberal values contain a basic  faith in human nature. Liberals believe thai most people  are good most of the time.  They do not believe in original  sin. They believe in progress.  Old-fashioned liberals do  not believe that society needs  rules and laws for every social  interaction. They believe  that everyone has a right to  go to hell any way they  choose, as long as thev don'i  take somebody with them.  Liberals believe in free  trade; in the natural selective process of the market  place. They distrust hereditary wealth and power. They  hate prejudice and bigotry.  They prefer equal opportunity  in employment. A good, old  fashioned liberal, if you could  ever find one, believes in  humanism as opposed to  science in social affairs, in  business management und in  political life.  The Liberal Party of Canada  has broken every fundamental  tenet of liberalism, and has  done so with such arrogant  cynicism, that most Canadian  liberals have locked themselves in the closet in shame  and disgust. One of the  worst things you can do these  days is to admit you arc a  liberal. The term has even  become one of derision:  "You're nothing but a goddamn liberal!" or "Keep  your maudlin liberal sentiments to yourself," have become acceptable epithets in  social and political circles.  It's ironic how thc old  liberal vulues have become a  part of Conservative Part.'  philosophy. The election  issues will centre around  the Conservative Party's  support of small business  over big corporations, a distrust of big government and  a simplifying of the legal  structure. All of these liberal  values will become planks in  the Conservative Party platform.  And so to thc election.  Perhaps I was hasty in suggesting the demise of liberalism. Liberalism is in fact  alive and well and living in  the Progressive Conservative  Party. It's funny what a name  can do. Call a political party-  Liberal and it will do its level  best to rid itself of every  manifestation of liberalism;  call it Conservative and liberal  it becomes.  , Thc other major political  parly in Canada, the N.D.P.,  will poll its traditional twenty  .percent. It too docs not  contain Ihe requisite amount  of liberal sentiment. Planned  economies, controlled development, laws passed to make  people be nicer to one  another; not for us I'm afraid.  The Conservative Party will  win the election, will attempt  to run Canada for five years,  will stumble from lack of  tact, direction and experience  and bc thrown unceremoniously out of office in (approp-  Please turn to page three  Locker Room  by Carolyn Zonailo  after swimming  giggles  with weight  1 watch  and pubescent  of children  the naked bodies  modesty  before seeing  of these other women  afraid  my own reflection  their skin  of our blossoming  white and inviting  breasts  still shy  as fog  we huddled  1 stand  their soft forests  under sweatshirts  in the shower  mysterious  beside  as undergrowth  it has taken  a black woman  all these years  her wet  1 never knew  the/ocular freedom  to grow  into a body  muscular thighs  are a language  we both  of men's locker rooms  all that pain  our sports  ol feeling  have learned  shrouded in  ballooned and foreign  to speak  ��Maai Letters to the Editor  Acquisition off Soames Perk questioned  Coast News, October 10,1978  Editor;  I am writing in regard to  the proposed purchase of  4.3 acres of property at  Soames Point for the purpose  of establishing a park or green  belt area. The whole cost,  $216,000, of the purchase of  this land is to be borne by  Area *F\ and this money is  to be borrowed. I have read  or heard nothing about the  maintenance, but anyone who  is familiar with the land must  know that a great deal of  maintenance will be required.  It is very marshy and boggy,  overgrown with thick blackberry vines and needs continual mowing and clipping. Wc  have already had a so-called  green belt or park made out  of Soames Hill, and it is not  being properly maintained.  It could become quite danger  ous as the damp rots the slippery steps and railings.  Soames Beach is open to  everyone and is very much  used in summer. There is no  need to go into debt and  increase our taxes to buy this  land, then increase them still  more to maintain an attractive well-kept park. A caretaker would really be required. Anyone who thinks  acquiring and maintaining  this land would affect their  taxes very little is fooling  himself, and is quite likely  to regret it. Wc will have a  large debt just to buy it, and  I doubt if it will bc used much.  Ccrtninly not, unless it is  properly looked ufter, and thc  cost will be high.  There are other undesirable  elements involved such as  parking    arcu,    noise    und  possible vandalism. 1 sincerely  hope the people in Area  'F' will seriously consider  these things before they vote  on this project. jean Robinson,  Gibsons, B.C.  WE'RE RIGHT FOR YOU  More letters on page eight  Shock and anger  More Soames criticism  Editor:  Well! Well! Whaddya  know? Bernie sweet talked the  Sunshine Coast Regional  Board into holding a ref;  crendum on the purchase of  thc last of the Soames property for 'Green Belt' purposes!! That four and a third  acres going for $200,000  plus costs, plus interested for  twenty years ��� say- roughly, $450,000. Wow!! That's  more than a hundred grand  an ucrc. Good business?  Sure ��� for thc lenders. That  is if thc landowners arc big  enough suckers to vote 'Yes'  on such an unbusinesslike  proposition.  This water-logged strip  between the water and thc  highway, flanked by Soames  and Trant Roads is lovely-  property to look at but for  developing in any way, the  costs would lower thc actual  value. It might be worth  $125,000 but even that is  stretching it a bit.  Let's face it, Ihe owner  tried to sell it through a larger  realty firm for $194,000.  So, trying some good old  fashioned merchandising  practices, she upped the price  lo $230,000 and charged the  really firm who erected new  signs. Still no go. That did  it ��� for Bernic. Would she  tukc two hundred grand if  the Regional Board would  go along? Of course she  would, who wouldn't when thc  price would be almost double  the actual value?  So let's all go out and vote  'Yes' and pay thousands of  bucks over the next twenty-  years for something that will  never make it as a park.  J.F.Harris.  Granthams Landing. B.C.  And still more  Editor:  May I make a few comments re the* Referendum  for October 21 which affects  all Area 'F' property owners.  First, I urge all eligible  voters to vote. How you vote is  your privilege. But keep in  mind, the sum of $216,000  has to be borrowed. And the  strange thing about borrowing is that the principal  plus interest have to be paid  back. By whom? The Area  'F' property owners, I believe.  A small group (The Soames  Point Green Belt Committee)  has made much of the fact that  if a private party bought and  developed this 4.3 acres, we  would lose our access to  Soames Beach, There is a  public road to the beach with  residences facing on it. Surely this assures our continued  access.  A third comment is ��� why  are Area 'F' taxpayers expected to play fairy godmother  to the owner of Soames Field?  This person has done nothing  to keep up or improve the  property. It has been for sale  over a long period. No buyers!  Is the price too high?  Through Area 'F"s Regional representative we were  assured that if Soames Field  was purchased no Park would  be developed. The area would  bc kept as a Green Belt. Now-  according to the Referendum  (Coast News, October 3, 1978)  wc are to vote on Soames  Park. Also we were led to  believe that before the Referendum would be called,  a general meeting would be  held. But the Referendum  is publicized first and two  days alter a notice of meeting  on October 13 is posted. Who  can one believe these days?  C.M.Cruickshank,  Soames Point, Granthams  Landing  More yet  riately) 1984, destined to  spend another fifteen or  twenty years in a political  Coventry. The Liberal Party  will lose thc election, will  divest itself of its bad image,  become more humble, regain  some of its traditional values  and will be on the spot to take  over in five years' time. The  N.D.P. will neither win nor  lose,   but   with   its   twenty  Back to School Catalogue1  Sale Ends a****.  Pick one up at the store.  Davis Curio &  Specialty Shop  Cowrie Street Sechelt    885-5715  Editor:  Your editorial of last week  made two implications that  left mc in u suite of shock  und anger.  First, by association you  state that I was removed from  my own administration at  Elphinstone Secondary  School and was forced onto  Bowen Island. This statement renders me a great  professional injustice. It was  common knowledge that 1  was considering leaving the  principalship al Elphinstone.  When, was thc only unanswered question.  1 was very thrilled when my  application for a transfer to  Bowen Island was accepted.  I hope that 1 am successful  in imparting my feelings of  enthusiasm  to  my   students  Slings and Arrows (cont'd)  here.  Secondly, in thc matter of  my salary, the payroll of  School District #46 is available to public scrutiny. 1 am  being paid on scale as any-  other classroom teacher in  the district.  1 would like again to express  my disapproval at your effort  to discredit the administration  and trustees of School District #46 by making completely-  false statements concerning  mc.  Don L.Montgomery,  Bowen Island, B.C.  I*  Sunshine Coast  Fitness & Recreation  Service  now has a phone  885-5440  Editor:  Yfe put some signs up  along Highway 101 at Soames  Point to inform the public  of an up-coming Referendum,  October 21 at Langdale  School. These signs read,  "Area F Residents Vote  Yes October 21, save this  last piece of waterfront  property for a public-used  Greenbclt beach area.''  These signs were removed  from the site sometime  Wednesday, October 4  between 7:30 p.m. and 9:30  p.m. Anyone who knows of  their whereabouts please  contact thc undersigned.  Soames Point Greenbclt Com.  Gary Hay, 886-9683  percent of the popular vote  will continue to show up at  Baptist barbecues, union  picnics and ethnic celebrations.  There is a lot to be said  about Canadian politics ���  while people stay the same  only the parties change.  Perhaps that's not so tedious  after all.  MOREL'S  Framing &  Construction Ltd.  SEE OUR  "SPEC  HOUSES"  specializing in  CUSTOM HOME  BUILDING & FRAMING  886-2440  Gibsons  SUNNYCREST  ��    CENTRE  Gov t Inspected Pork    Frozen  side spareribs  Gov't   Inspected   Gr.A.Beef  sirloin steak  Gov't Inspected Gr.A Beef  brisket point  Pot Roast e  Gov't     Inspected,     Meteor  beef sausage  M.48  M.89  kraft  dinner  Nescafe  2/63  instant $549  COTTCC 10    '.'     Jar  Duncan  HineE  Nabob I  coffee   $2.99   X  margarine apple    t-i   oq  M.88   Pie        1Z9  Super  Vaiu ,  peanut $2 g9   SoUp    4,39*  DUtter 48oz.Tm Tomato or Vegetable 100.-   lire  Robin   He  flour     $3.59  10 KG Ban  food  Kleenex  facial  tissue  kidney  beans  Oven Fresh  coffee  cakes  Sunbeam 100'  wholeweat  bread  Oven Fresh  I vi r s.  vviiniidii a n  butter    $1  OQcheese &    99*  tarts ���� onion loaf  Spanish lype  California  onions  apples  emporer  grapes  lb PhoBaa E  Prices Effective: Wed., Thurs., Fri. Sat  Oct. 11.12,13.14 Coast News, October 10,1978  Twilight Theatre  THE DESTINY TKEE  Considering sonic of the  drunken madmen I've driven  with over the years, I suppose  ii-, a minor miracle that 1  haven't been involved in more  accidents. 1 can recall hot-  rodding through the night  over bud roads on countless  louthful occasions with some  Mill at the controls who  wasn't in fit shape to operate  .1 kid's tricycle, let alone a  car. I suppose 1 could have  avoided some of these jco-  pardy-fruughl journeys by  learning to drive myself,  t)n thc other hand, I probably  aouldn'l be around today,  Mv driving-abilities, even  vv lii-n sober are aboul as minimal as you can get. Bad  reflexes. Poor judgement.  \n almost total lack of vehicle-  rapport. I consider I did the  world a favour by remaining  a professional passenger.  Ilul I have skidded lo the  brink of oblivion a few times.  courtesy of one reckless  gear-jumper or another.  A few of these instances  slick in the mind. One frigid  vv inter in Kitimat. I was on  my days-off and drinking with  ;i couple of cronies who shared  the same shift-schedule.  After a good many bottles of  McEwan's Ale, it was mutually decided that we should  make a run up to Terrace  where the nightlife was a  hit livelier. One of my friends  owned a battered Volkswagen  and wc set out in this. The  Terrace highway is quite flat  for most of its length but the  surface in spots was treacherous with glare-ice. We were  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  tooling heedlessly along the  banks of the Kitimat River  when the driver hit a particularly slippery patch and lost  control. We spun like a top  on the slick surface and ended  up teetering on the very brink  of thc swift-running torrent  with two wheels over the  edge, For some moments,  wc were afraid to move.  Thc Volkswagen was almost  perfectly balanced, loo much  weight-shin in iln- wrong  direction would tip us into  the river. One by one and very  gingerly, we wormed our way  mil nl the hanging car. We  muscled the beetle back on  in the road and continued  our journey. Bui ii was a  very careful ami sober ride  lor I lie resl of I he way.  Another incident occurred  in Vancouver. I had come in  one weekend fur a reunion  hash with a writer friend  who had jusl returned from a  couple of years back East.  My chum hail an ancient Ford  coupe. He had driven it from  Toronto and il was on its  lasl legs. After the usual  mandatory pub-crawl, we  were heading lor a party up  Oak Slreel with two girls on  Ihe shady side of twenty-one  and a considerable quantity  of wine. As we were crossing  Broadway, some blind lunatic  ran the light and smashed  into us broadside. The impact  drove us several feet sideways across the intersection.  a.VvIbrV/v*V*tu*W  _ Restaurant  I*mmm located in Pender Harbour Hotel  Open Daily       HOME-COOKED  9:30 ��� 2:00 p.m.  5:30 ��� 9:00 p.m.  MEALS  883-2617  New Owners  Wendieand Jonie  The other ear simply backed  up, swerved around us and  roared "II into the night.  Beyond being shaken-up,  none of us was hurt but the  jolt had done something to  the worn-out engine and il  flatly refused to start again.  More concerned about the  underage girls and the liquor  lhan lhc car. we pushed the  old clunker up a sideslrect,  left il there anil took a cab  io tin- party. I don'i think  my friend ever went back to  pick il up.  I was involved in another  rather bizarre mishap on the  back roads of Gibsons in linearly Fifties. As usual, it was  triggered by alcohol, a rather  inordinate amount in this  particular case. I was drinking  with two Icelandic brothers.  Frank and Carl by name. 1  think we were celebrating  someone's birthday, Late  Sunday morning, we departed  a powered-out party that  seemed In have been going  on forever and headed for  home in Frank's car. We  should have taken a cab but  Frank insisted he was sober  enough to drive. Carl climbed  in thc back-scat and almost-  immcdiatcly passed-out. It  had been a long session  and I wasn't long in following sail. No problem so far  but then Frank fell asleep at  the wheel. The driverlcss  car somehow jumped the  ditch and bounced along the  grassy fringe on Ihe upper  side of the road for several  hundred yards, knocking over  mail-boxes like bowling-  pins. By the time we lurched  to a halt, all of us jolted awake  by the wild ride, irate homeowners were emerging from  driveways, shouting and  shaking their lists. The cops  were soon on the scene but  Frank was a smooth talker and  managed to get off with a  small fine. 1 don'i know what  happened  boxes.  These minor incidents are  by way of leading up to the  truly horrific car-accident of  my life. It took place on thc  Port Mellon highway about a  year after the business of  the mail-boxes. The winding  road bad not been open long  and was still raw and  unsettled. I was cutting  shakes on my mother's property al the time and had  hitched a ride to Gibsons to  buy a power-saw chain. I  lliink the song that follows  sums up the mishap graphically enough. 1 will only  preface it by saying that it  was one of my most traumatic  experiences. For several  months subsequently 1 kept  reliving the awfulncss of il;  was unable In sleep without  sedatives. And for at least two  years. I tensed-up like a  ramrod every time I was  obliged to climb into a vehicle,  no matter how safe thc road  or sober the driver.  Thc Destiny Tree  Hitching a ride on a hangover highway  (lag down a couple of hometown kids  pick me up in their top-down hot-rod  step on the gas and away we skid  Pretty damn quick I'm wishing they'd missed me  faster and faster he guns that clunk  comes to me then as they laugh like halfwits  Freddy and Buddy are stoned-out drunk.  Butterflies Happing round in my belly-  all 1 want is out of that crate  holler out stop but his foot's on the floorboard  taking those turns at a hell of a rate  Eighty at least round a bad blind corner  lapping the bank with nothing to spare  front wheels slide and the road won't bold us  all ofa sudden we're in the air.  Drive that road that twists like a snaketrack  kick down thc wind till thc world flics free  suicide blues on a bottle-dumb morning  we got a date with thc destiny tree.  Fred and Bud are (lung out like ragdolls  mc I'm jammed in the suicide-scat  rubber slaps dirt as thc car hits thc sidehill  The  rock   musical  Grease Eve Arden. Sid Caesar and a  will bc the featured attrac- variety of talented others.  tion at the Twilight Theatre Musical    names    involved  next week. Thc musical will include     Frankie      Avalon,  be shown  Wednesday, Oct- thc  musical   group   Sha-Na-  ober   II   through   Tuesday. Na, Barry Gibb    and Peter  October 18. There will be two Frampton.   The   entire   cast  shows on Wednesday, Octo- rocks    to    Patricia    Birch's  her 11, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 choreography in thc kind of  p.m.,  as  there  will  be  on production     numbers     that  Friday and Saturday, October audiences will cheer.  13 and 14. Thursday. October  12, and Sunday through  Tuesday, October 15���17,  Grease will be shown at the  regular hour of 8:00 p.m.  John Travolta and English  singing star Olivia Newton-  .lohn are the stars of the  musical which has been  adapted from the hit show  slill running on Broadway.  II anyone is still wondering  if Travolta can make it two in  a row after his resounding  success in Saturday Night  Fever, the answer has to be a  mosl definite yes. Both he and  Olivia Newton-John sock it  across, as do supporting  actors Stinkard Channing,  Didi   Conn.   Jeff   Conaway,  Duplicate  Duplicate bridge players  began a new season Tuesday.  October 3 at thc Sunshine  Coast Golf and Country  Club with Ed and Agnes  Johnson winning thc prize.  Games will bc held regularly on the first and third  Tuesdays of each month at thc  Golf Club, starting promptly  at 7:30p.m.  All bridge players are welcome. Bring a partner. Fee.  $1.50 per person.  For further information  phone Phvllis Hoops at 88b-  2575.  too late for prayers ��� this is all she wrote!  teetering blind on that too-steep sidehill  goodbye momma, she's going to Hip!  hell of a julg then a long shocked silence  must bc dreaming ��� we've come to a stop.  Can't believe that I'm sitting here breathing  can't believe that I'm still around  sideswiped safe on the hill's lone alder  tension snaps and 1 slide to the ground  Schoolbus stops on thc road up above me  kids jump out lo chatter and gawk  cut my thigh on a windshield fragment  stand there bleeding ��� I'm stoned on shock  All ol us lived through that crazy car-crash  all of us should have been dead by the rules  saved by a tree on a hangover highway-  God looks out for drunkards and fools  Bud quit the booze and took up preaching  all of Ihe violence knocked from his head  I became some kind ofa poet  never did hear what happened to Fred.  Drive that road that twists like a snakelruck  kick down the wind till the world flics free  suicide blues on a bottle-dumb morning  we had a date with the destiny tree.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off vour Coast News  Classifieds al Campbell's  Family Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechell.  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News headlines  may focus on crimes of  passion, underground  explosions and even more  aviation accidents.  Babies born this week will  be impulsive and very  independent. Their future  temper tantrums will need  much patience and understanding. Solution will he to  offer them early responsibilities for which they have  complete control.  Those horn around February .1. May 5, August  7. or November 7 will bc  feeling cranky and irritable  for much of the week as the  Mars-Uranus conjunction  contacts their various Sun  positions. They should  absolutely take no risks.  ARIES (March 21-Aprll 19)  The financial affairs of  those close to you are subject  to disruptive influences, It's  your job lo prevent panic and  offer workable solutions,  Vour own disagreements unlinked lo share expenses,  debts, loans and fighting over  the bill. Marriages and  partnerships face final tests  this weekend.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  ll's time to exercise much  sell control to prevent arguments and dust-ups with  everyday associates. Others  arc impossible lo deal with  now and should be left alone  to stew in their own frustrations. The week ends with  health or employment hassles.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Where you do your daily  chores is scene of irritating  outbursts. Co-workers may  refuse lo listen and walk  away. Those operating electrical or mechanical equipment should exercise required  precautions. If you can swing  il. stay off the job for awhile.  Any health problems may be  linked lo over-exertion.  Weekend social life brings  change of plans.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  ��� Surprising incidents may  shock you at social gatherings or places of entertainment and amusement. Women, especially, should brush  off local Don .loans. Lust and  passion hit all-time erotic  high, bringing unexpected  problems later. Bc careful.  Last chance to resolve career  and domestic conflicts as  the week closes. Children  may be a damned nuisance.  VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sepl. 22)  It's a memorable week for  disruptive short-distance  communications. Corres  pondence, messages and  phone calls will leave you  iVazzlcd. Simple advice is to  keep the mouth shut, ll's  no time to confront relatives  or  neighbours  with   contro-  Sunshine Coast  Fitness & Recreation  Service  now has a phone  885-5440  Cassette car stereo  Full feature with Auto Eject  autosound  *89.95  ((,))  ELECTRONICS  Radio/haek  authorized Sales Centre  Cowrie St., Sechelt. B.C  Box 1208  885-2568  .ersial issues. Having to  travel unexpectedly is no  excuse for driving like a  maniac. Weekend money-  hassles increase the gloom.  LIBRA (Sepl. 23-Ocl. 23)  Focus is on upsetting  financial conditions. Rash,  impulsive acquisition of  unnecessary items may find  you weeping over your upcoming bank statements.  Delay purchase of electrical appliances or gadgets  till later. Meanwhile, guard all  possessions and cheek all  locks. Loved ones insist on  complete control of weekend  activities.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24.Nov.22)  Mars and Uranus together  in your sign indicate rebellion, urging you to assert  your freedom and Independence. You tend lo act rashly or impulsively now and  may later regret harsh words  or daring promises. Depending on your actions, popularity could hit a temporary  low. Those using mechanical  or electrical equipment should  protect the head and face.  November 7 birthdays must  control their tempers.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-  Dec. 21)  Bottled-up frustrations and  worries may urge you to  escape from confining situations. However, action time is  November so conserve energy  and revise plans till then.  Advice now is lo let thc tears  How ami count your blessings.  New. two-year cycle begins  soon so maintain faith.  Meanwhile, weekend social  activities bring mysterious  strangers.  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-Jan.19)  Acquaintances' display of  disruptive behaviour may  leave you flabbergasted  and contemplating the price  ol friendship. Strangers  overstaying their welcome  should be politely shown the  door. Right now is a favourable time for starting innovative or original projects. Group  activities may be thc source  of prescnl irritability. Fresh  starts are indicated on thc  domestic scene.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Fcb. 18)  Your local reputation is  now on the line. Attacks from  all quarters should bc parried  with common sense rather  than emotional excuses. It ��  no time to boost your position, apply for promotions or  grovel for ihat pay increase.  Authority figures are feeling  cantankerous and have  little sympathy for your ambitions to succeed. Advancement will be easier soon so  have patience.  PISCES (I eb.ll-Mar.2(1)  Those nursing a new-  philosophy or fresh approach  to everyday living must now  expect a true testing of their  beliefs. Danger now is bashing others over the head with  your recently found universal solutions. Remember it  is best to be thought a fool  than to open your mouth and  prove it! Meanwhile, financial  news from far away places  should bring you swiftly  down to earth.  Pender  Clinic films  The Human Collision was  shown September 20. After  a thirty minute film eolourfully  illustrating the benefits of  wearing seatbclts, whether  in a racing car, sky diving, or  in an automobile, Constable  Dolhan of thc Sechelt R.C.M.  P. Detachment led the discussion and gave us Ihe  statistics of the high accident  rate on Highway 101, and  answered questions. Coffee  was served.  On October 13 at 7:15 p.m..  the Rape Relief Centre in  Vancouver has kindly accepted our invitation to bring and  show a film at the Clinic.  Their representative will  illustrate thc film and answer  questions. All donations that  evening will be given to the  Rape Relief Fund. Bring a  mug as coffee and home-  baked cookies will be served  later.  On November 8 at 7:15  p.m., thc film will be I'm  Joe's Heart .depicting ways of  ensuring a healthy heart. Book Review  Bill Bisset's Blues  By John Moore  No review this week; I'm  going to take a little space  to comment on the country's  current literary controversy.  I mean, of course, the Canada  Council Kerfuffel, also known  as Bill Bissett's Blues. The  battle has been going on for  some time back East and on  the floor of the House of  Commons. Bissett's contribution to the uproar consists  of his reading, on C.B.C.  Radio, of his poem "A Warm  Place to Shit", which consists of that phrase repeated  thirty-nine times and accompanied by appropriate sound  effects. The resulting bellow  of public outrage has been  heard on open-line radio  shows and found more articulate expression in thc columns of Vancouver Sun contributor, Doug Collins. Mr.  Collins has made quite a  name for himself lately by  way of his criticism of Canadian Immigration policy and,  while he may tell it the way  a lot of people think it is,  reading his column often  gives mc thc same sensation  of intestinal unease that I  feci when I see someone  pouring a can of kerosene on  acampfire.  Mr. Collins doesn't like  Bissett's poetry. Neither, I  confess, do I. I have a certain  admiration for thc enthusiasm  of his readings, but a reading  of one of his books, particularly thc line "published with  the assistance of the Canada  Council", after a long shift  behind thc bar or the wheel  of a eab to pay the rent on a  place to write poetry that after  ten years I'm still not sure is  good enough to publish, is  apt to drive me into thc  midnight streets frothing at  thc mind and howling injustice at the moon. Injustice  is the word we shout when  we mean sour grapes, I know.  All this is beside the point;  even Mr. Collins grudgingly  grants Bissett his right to  write what he pleases. Personally I find "A Warm Place  to Shit" less offensive than a  T.V. commercial featuring a  young woman singing about  panty shields, but Collins  treats the Bissett affair  ostensibly as a matter of  money, not a matter of  taste. It is not Bissett's  poetry he objects to so much  as the fact that he and every  other taxpayer have apparently contributed to the writing  and publishing of it to the tune  of something like $28,000.  A pretty penny to pay for a  panegyric in praise of preheated privies, you might  say, and so it seems. But the  monetary issue is a red flag  Collins is waving at thc  bullish and irate taxpayers,  who are understandably on  the lookout for something to  gore these days, and poets  and publishers lack thc protective bureaucratic padding  enjoyed by politicians. Canada  Council grants are, for the  most part, "subsistence"  grants given to artists whose  time, it has been judged,  would be better spent perfecting and exercising their  craft rather than working in a  carwash,    selling    encyclo  pedias, or teaching literature  to captive highschool students. Whatever Bisset does  with what he's got left after  paying the rent on his "warm  place", I can tell you he's  not out pricing radials for his  new Ferrari. The balance of  that impressively quoted  figure probably went to support publishers like Talon  Books, who, as Bissett's  publishers, are taking some  flack, and who publish many  other West Coast poets and  playwrights. If Talon suffers  as a result of their connection  with Bissett. it will be a  serious blow to Canadian literature as a whole. The argument that taxpayers and  MPs rather than a committee of educated specialists  should decide how arts grants  arc awarded is as specious  as that old chestnut used by  speeding motorists, caught  red-handed, to irritate policemen: "I'm a taxpayer! I  pay your salary, that makes  mc your boss!" Try that the  next time you run a radar  trap and you'll gct exactly  what you deserve. There is  very little point in training  and educating people to  expertness in any field, at a  cost to the taxpayer that  makes thc Canada Council  look like a neglected charity,  if you place the right to veto  their decisions in the hands  of the ignorant and inexpert.  As for the argument that  poetry ought to pay for itself, if it's worth paying for,  it's another version of the  "Government should be run  like a business" song and  dance. It's true that if we'd  listened to that argument  fifty years ago we would  not face many of the problems  wc face today; those problems wouldn't exist because  we'd still be living in the  Great Depression. Poetry  has never "paid for itself" ���  it has survived on patronage  since the "Sons of Homer"  hitch-hiked around ancient  Greece, reciting the national  epics in return for bed and  board at the courts of petty  kings and chieftains. Poets  throughout the ages have  always sung for their supper  at tables not of their choosing.  The institution of patronage, traditionally the province  of a cultivated aristocracy,  has waned considerably with  the rise of free enterprise  and democracy. That the  government should assume  thc role of patron, with no  ideological strings attached,  is evidence of an enlightened  administration and an intelligent populace. Canadians  incidentally arc among thc  greatest per capita consumers  of poetry and one of the most  literature-conscious nations  in the world today. Obviously  the system is open to abuses.  If you spend more time  toadying and hustling grants  than you do writing poetry,  odds are you'll get the grants  and publish junk. Any system  dependent on bureaucracy  and committee is inevitably  subject to nepotism, mutual  sponsorship, and other various forms of influence-peddling. It's healthy that every  so often such complacent  cabals get a swift kick in their  butts, but they're a fact of  life. (If mold grows on it, at  least you know it's edible.)  Behind Doug Collins'  concern for the taxpayer lies  the worst kind of reactionary  reverse-snobbery. By appealing to the lower common  denominator in us all, he  insults the intelligence of the  people for whom he claims to  speak. A thing is not wrong,  evil, meaningless, or valueless just because we don't  understand it or it isn't to our  taste. A country so painfully  conscious of its need for unity  and an identity cannot afford  a witch-hunt  As for Bill Bissett, if he  writes a book of poems 1  think are worth reading,  you'll see it reviewed in this  space, because 1 believe the  function of criticism is to  help good books gct the attention they merit. Flaying bad  books is fun; you gct to use all  kinds of juicy adjectives,  display your rapier wit and  flair for satire, but it's ultimately a waste of ink, newsprint, and everybody's time.  Garbage only floats to the top  for a little while; then it sinks  into the oblivion it deserves.  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SATURDAY  10 a.n. - 5 p.m.  The second in a series of Mil reports:  \T Tbuld we spend another  yV$450 million in B.C.  if we didn't expect to make  a profit here.?   Frankly no.  What the money is for.  Over a period of five years,  MacMillan Bloedel is spending  more than $450 million on up-  to-the-minute production facilities. So far this year, for example,  we've committed more than $130  million for projects in British  Columbia. This is a planned,  deliberate investment: a matter  of decision. It's additional to our  continuing expenses for wages,  supplies and power���our everyday costs of staying in business.  Spending to stay  competitive.  Most of this investment will be  used to equip some of the best  people in the business (MB  people) with the best tools available. (One example: The new  $54 million Alberni Pacific Sawmill.) Why? To help them turn  out even better products at lower  costs. That's essential if we're  going to continue meeting world  competition.  Profit: An investment  in the future.  If you think MacMillan Bloedel  is investing this money in B.C.  because we hope to earn a fair  rate of return on it���you're entirely correct.  Profit is what keeps us here. It's  also what is expected of us by  our employees, shareholders,  bankers and bond holders. Without them, we wouldn't stay in  business long. Nor would any  other company.  So we intend to keep right on  making the best profit we can,  consistent with our responsibilities to our people and the communities we work in.   .  A vote of confidence.  Our company's willingness to  make large, long-term investments in this province tells you  something important about our  hopes for B.C.'s future. We're  putting our money ^V.^^.  where our faith is. JiJLm  MacMillan Bloedel Coast News, October 10,1978.   ���--- 't-p^  VARIETY FOODS  SNACK BAR & DELI  886-2936  HEALTH FOODS  Strikes and spares  DO IT YOURSELF!  CLEAN YOUR CARPETS...  THE PROFESSIONAL WAY.  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Wednesday Afternoon  Carole Skytte rolled a 31��  single and Merch Lovrich had  a 311 single in the Ball and  Chain League.  In the Legion League Gordon Day pounded oul a 317  single and in the Phuntastique  League Mavis Stanley came  close with a 297-743 night.  Good games rolled in all  leagues.  Highest Totals: Classic:  Carole Skytte 292-942; Dianne  Fitchell 266-950; Paddy Richardson 278-987; Freeman  Reynolds 302-1013; Don Slack  301-1125; Tuesday Coffee:  Mamie Baba 237-610; Swingers: Belle Wilson 258-  592; Alice Smith 234-593;  Phil Fletcher 188-518; Gibsons  'A': Kav Butler 237-619;  Darlcnc Maxfield 229-640;  Bob Ford 228-648; Mike Cavalier 242-649; Harold Allen  271-671; Wednesday Coffee:  Darlcnc Maxfield 255-681;  Janet Flumerfelt 315-697;  Marion Reeves 290-715;  Wednesday 1:00 p.m.: June  Frandsen 274-705; Carole  Skytte 319-742; Ball & Chain:  Virginia Reynolds 243-662;  Vivian Chamberlin 269-671;  Dianne Fitchell 251-693;  Mercy Lovrich 311-698;  Rav Chamberlin 239-628;  Ken Skytte 251-692; Phun-  laslique: Orbita delos Santos  271-642; Mavis Stanley 297-  743; Ralph Roth 236-646;  Legion: Joan Peers 255-624;  Pearl Peers 221-647; Tom Flic-  gcr 221-642; Gordon Dav  317-675; Y.B.C.Bantams:  Shiela Reynolds 169-297;  Danny Hurren 189-313;  Andy Solinsky 176-324;  Juniors: Gcraldine Martin  169-446; Glen Hanchar 207-  577; Seniors: Michele Solinsky 265-722; Rick Buckmastcr  275-684.  Coast Strokers        Soccer  By Dennis Gray  One ancient quill pusher  quit talking in riddles long  enough to make this observation. "He who steals my  purse steals trash but he who  steals my good name enriches  himself not and makes me  poor indeed". He must have  had my wife's purse in mind.  In truth you soon know if  someone lifts your wallet, but  unless you have the kind of  friend who will tell you about  your bad breath you could bc  the last to know if someone  is  tarring vou  as  a  ripoff.  CARS AND TRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  -Also-  Domestic and  industrial  Equipment.  next to the liquor store  in Sechelt.  Seaside Rentals  885-2848  DEMONSTRATION  OCTOBER 21st  (,)) J&C ELECTRONICS  RadM/haek  authorized Sales Centre  Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C. Box 1208  885-2568  This is a frequently used term  for local merchants. Now 1  do not know beans about thc  price of coffee but one thing  that makes motorcycles look  so expensive is the millions of  magazines from down south  that advertise for hundreds  less. The reason of this  U.S.���Canadian difference in  price is thc tariffs. On an  Oriental bike valued at $1,500,  American tariffs are only  five percent, but the custom  man also reads magazines  and he first adds eleven  percent to this price for dollar inflation. This means he  adds twelve and-a-half  percent to $1,665 instead of  $1,500, then adds $205  if the bike - is over 250 cc.  Hc adds another five percent  $93.00. then the Feds rip off  twelve percent, $224, remember, you are no paying tax on  tax.  This brings the price to  $2,025. Before the distributor  can unload it from the boat,  since this price is still in  U.S.Funds, he adds eleven  percent for the poor Canadian  dollar; the distributor's cost  is now $2,247.75, while his  U.S. counterpart pays only  $1,575, or $672.75 more.  Hc now adds his twenty-five  percent mark up and the dealer mortgage's his home to  put one in the showroom.  What I do not know is  were this $672.75 goes, or'  why it is charged. Perhaps  when the government wants  us to re-elect them we should  ask them. Oh, almost forgot,  the government takes one last  rip; sales tax, five percent  now, seven percent after the  election. Keep Strokin.  That pain  in the back... 1  B  maybe it's trying lo tell  you something  Maybe it's saying you  should be more caretul  when you're lilting    lhal  you should make sure Ihe  load isn't too heavy, and  that you lilt with your legs  instead ol your back  Maybe it's complaining  about the way you twist  when you turn instead  ol shifting your feet and   J  turning wilh your whole M  body. ,'e  It might even be saying that you  should take a little time now and  then to do some simple exercises  to strengthen your back.  Think about it. And do something  about it. For a start, how about  getting a copy of the free booklet  "BACK TALK-Available at your local  Workers' Compensation Board  office or mail this coupon.  ���   NAME  Mail lo' Films 6 Posloc, Dent   at mo aduio55 tMilow  Soccer by JJ & Co.  Saturday, 2 p.m.. False  Creek Park. Vancouver.  Renegades vs Vancouver  United;  An off day for thc Renegades; thc only good thing  about his game was the winning score of 2 to 1 in favour  of the Renegades. Vancouver  United is a team that has not  won a single game yet in their  division. Compared to thc  Renegades last Saturday, they  looked good. The first goal  was scored five minutes into  the first half by Vancouver  United when the ball rebounded off the goalie and was  unexpectedly kicked in by a  right winger.  In the second hall', two  goals were scored for the  Renegades by Robert Joe,  the first one a penalty shot  and the second one from a  crossover by Lupie. The game  had to be one of thc worst  games played by thc Renegades so far. Let's hope they  recapture their old form soon  and give us a game worth  watching.  Hockey  Last week the Commercial  Hockey League had its first  ice time. This week individual  team practices begin on Wednesday night and arc as  follows: October 11 at 9:00  Pender Harbour; 10:00  Wakefield Inn. October 12  at 9:00 Gibsons; 10:00 Roberts Creek.  The amount of players that  turn out will determine thc  future of thc league. Each  team will run on a first come,  first play basis. For' further  information, contact D.  Kennedy. 886-7113.  Hectic goal mouth action in game played between Elphinstone Wanderers  and Squamish Hotspurs sees the two airborne defenders pictured combining to push the ball narrowly over the crossbar. Game, played at Langdale  on Sunday, ended In a 2���2 tie.  Minor Hockey Association  Try-Oulsi  Try-outs  this  Thursday   for  from 7:15 p.m., as  Saturday      Peewee  continue  midgets  well as  'reps'  10:30 a.m.���11:30 a.m., and  Bantam 'Reps' 11:30���1:00  p.m. Enthusiasm so far has  been great!  Team Selections: All players  not interested in 'rep' hockey  but wishing to play house  league with their level will  bc selected Sunday, October 15:  All Atoms��� 8���9:30a.m.  All pups��� 9:30���11:00 a.m.  AllPeewces ���11���12:15 p.m.  All Bantams��� 12:15���1:30  All midgets, juveniles, juniors��� 6:30 p.m.���9:30 p.m.  Any players not having  played before are welcome to  join we will have a place  for you to play.  Coaching: The best turnout  of coaches ever for a meeting,  it looks great for thc coming  year don't     forget     any  players, parents or adults  may come to B.C.A.H.A.  coaches' clinic, Saturday,  October 14 1:00 p.m. (bring  skates).  General Information:  Proposal: We have proposed  to have rep teams in the Peewee, Bantam, Midget and  possibly juvenile leagues  this year. These would consist of any players from our  association who would all be  of an approximate equal  calibre. These teams would  then participate as a 'team'  all year and play in thc higher  division, and compete at their  level against teams from the  lower mainland on an exhibition basis, with possibly some  tournaments involved.  Purpose: The executive feels  thc  level of competition  in  our association is at a stage  where it needs an injection  of   'something   new' this  has been proposed as one  alternative which hopefully  will work, and will offer better  competition for all ages  involved. Our house league  or average hockey player  will bc better off without  the so-called 'stars' who will  play in a higher division.  n.b.���We should stress it  is not our intention to offer  rep teams better ice times or  more ice time, but to continue  our philosophy of providing  an equal opportunity for all  players in our association.  This goes for ice times, practices, games (league and exhibition).  Selections: Anytime forty  boys attend a 'try-out' there  are many problems involved.  There will quite likely be  mistakes made in thc early  selections, but we will not  have to necessarily keep thc  team the same all year. Any  players not living up the expectations of the 'rep' coach  and our philosophy of play  will bc removed to a house  league team and replaced  by a player who has shown a  desire through his play in  house league. Also, changes  may occur occasionally due to  injury or just for exhibition  or tournament play (eg. where  a pw rep team would want  two goalies, a goalie from a  peewee house team might be  invited along as well as  another player).  Try-outs: The team will be  chosen by three individuals  familiar in team selections  of this sort. Previous years  scoring feats will not bc used  as a selection criterion, but  rather thc enthusiasm, desire  as well as ability as a 'team  player'.  A player with a good deal  of desire, enthusiasm and  good attitude would probably  bc selected over a player with  superior ability, but who  comes to practices late  smoking and who is difficult"  to coach.  Moms-Tots  Sessions of exercises for  women to do with their preschoolers are being offered in  Sechelt by the Fitness and  Recreation Service. Sometimes done to music, mother  and child will exervise together for most of thc class,  but fifteen minutes will bc  devoted to assisting the tos  in tumbling. And Dads arc  welcome to come too, if they  wish. The fee for the programme is $10.00 for ten  sessions, and one may attend  either Mondays or Thursdays  or bolh, from 9:00 a.m.  to 10:00 a.m. in Sl. Hilda's  Church Hall. All participants  are asked to bring a sleeping  bag for themselves and their  child to lie on. For more information about the class,  or to pre-register. please call  Carole Lcibcl at 885-5440 or  885-5279.  Skating  It is still not too late to register for figure skating. From  beginners on up there arc  ice and lessons available.  Please contact either Diane  Emery at 885-2367 or Nora  Robinson at 885-2984 if you  are interested or require more  information.  'Skate Canada' to be held  October 26 to 29 is really  worth considering. Tickets  can be purchased from the  Vancouver Ticket Centre for  the whole session or for individual events. Ticket prices  for individual events range  from $3.00 to $7.00. Well  worth it when you see the list  of International Skaters  attending.  WORKERS COmPENSATION BOARDS?.'!  PORT MELLON INDUSTRIES  GIBSONS CREDIT UNION  "tetvotf tkt erttbu, CMHHUuUty"  TERM  DEPOSITS  9-91/2%  PER ANNUM  SPECIAL  SAVINGS  8%  PER ANNUM  Members are advised that we are in the process of enlarging our  building and improving the parking situation. The temporary inconvenience is unavoidable. However, better facilities will soon be available.  Enquire at office for details.  Located by Gibsons Bus Depot.  10a.m-5p.ro.. ours' Tuesday to Thursday  10a.m.-S:30p.m. Friday  10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday  CLOSED ON MONDAY Wildlife  corner  Bv Ian Corrance  Finned Friends:  Over thc past couple of  weeks I've read a couple of  articles in the dailies about  dolphins and/or porpoises  helping out other sea-going  mammals, There was the one  about them helping protect  a sea lion from killer whales,  and then another recently  about them steering a pod  of whales out to safety when  thc whales were in danger of  grounding themselves. In  this last case fourteen of the  whales were already high and  dry before the dolphins came  to thc rescue.  These rescues reminded  mc of a text book in elementary school which depicted  the life of PELORUS JACK.  Since a schoolboy's imagination is inclined a bit to  romanticize, I won't go into  my rendition of the story, so  here is an excerpt from  The People's Almanac.  "The Porpoise Pilot:  French Pass, a dangerous  water passage through thc  D'Urville Islands and off the  coast of New Zealand, extends from Pelorus Sound to  Tasman Bay. lt is a shortcut  for sailors, but a risky one,  with deceptive currents  and jagged underwater rocks.  Back on a stormy morning in  1871, thc schooner Brindle,  out of Boston, bound for  Sydney, approached the  passage. A blue-gray porpoise began jumping up in  front of the ship, as though  it were bidding it welcome.  Pottery  facility  Have you been wondering  what all the activity has been  in the old quonset hut at  North Road and Highway  101? Next week you'll have a  chance to see.  The hut has been converted  into a crafts studio by School  District 46 for the use of  Continuing Education classes,  and for the use of a group of  potters which has formed a  unique group on the coast,  The Sunshine Pottery Guild.  For their share, the Guild  is working to purchase equipment for the studio including  wheels, kilns, and supplies  for use of its members and  School District classes.  On Saturday, October 14,  the Sunshine Pottery Guild  will be holding a sale of its  wares and an open house,  including demonstrations of  all stages of pottery production, and free coffee and  snacks. All proceeds from the  sale will go toward purchase  of equipment for this joint  use facility.  Some of the sailors thought  it was a young whale calf and  wanted to kill it. The captain's wife talked them out  of it.  Thc porpoise seemed to  be leading the way through  the channel and the ship  followed it, through deep  water all the way, to arrive  safely on the other side.  From then on. the porpoise,  nicknamed Pelorus Jack,  would meet and pilot every  ship that came through,  every ship that is, but one.  In 1903, a drunken passenger  on thc Penguin hit Jack with a  bullet. Though thc crew wanted to lynch thc passenger,  the damage was done. Jack  didn't show up for two weeks,  but then came back, apparently none the worse for the  experience. However, after  that he would never accompany the Penguin again.  In 1909, the Penguin, long  considered a jinxed ship,  was wrecked in the passage,  with great loss of life.  In April,   1912, Jack vanished,    never   to   be   seen  again."  Odds V Ends:  I was talking with Wayne  and George, who arc mapping  out the old Indian sites  around here. They had been  out to White Island and had  seen seven sea lions. For  years I've wanted to get a  picture of them, when they  congregate at the Trail  Islands. Does anyone know  when this is?  There's a red tide at the  moment, so anyone eating  shellfish is taking a chance.  Noticed in Saturday's  Province that the budworm  epidemic is coming to an  end NATURALLY. "1 told  you so," was thc call of an  environmentalist, and rightly  so.  Fishing Gear:  Walking along the beach  a couple of days ago, I found a  seagull with a length of line  hanging out of its mouth.  When I got closer. 1 could  see that it was a piece of halibut snap gear. It must have  spotted a line, still with a  chunk of bait on it. As it was  only a young bird it probably  gobbled it down quickly.  Thc hook was far enough  down its throat to be out of  sight,    about  gangon was  its   mouth  w  the end of it.  it with a landi  Pat Forst bends over potter's wheel. See story  attached.   '  1 UACVtN AOTi 6��0Y  I      We handle  5    I.C.B.C. claims.  BBB-7133  Hwy. 101  Gibsons  two feet of  hanging out of  ith a snap on  I tried to catch  ng net, knowing  thc chances of success were  very slim, ami was unsuccessful. It could still fly.  lt wasn't very pleasant to  watch it skimming the water.  Coast News, October 10. 1978  every time the snap hit the  surface it would pull the gull's  head back.  Most of us can remember  creek fishing. tangling  our lines and having to throw  away fifty or sixty feet. I've  done it myself. 1 don't think  I'll do it again. It's a perfect  trap for birds and other  animals.  VLASSIFISB ADS  OPEN4-11     Tuesday to Sunday      Closed Mondays  SMORGASBORD    FRI. SAT.. SUN.  UALMOON I  8 miles north ot Sechelt on Hwy 101 qqc CCftn  Please phone for reservations OOO-OOUU  This young seagull is almost certainly doomed as  a result of swallowing this halibut snapgear.  Effort to catch him proved fruitless.  TftEMBERS"lO%|  REBATE SALE  Elphinstone Co-op  October 15th  noon to 6:00 p.m.  October 16th  9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. i  -B'iy-,--,-,;--,'-.--;--;  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  For special sale items, please  refer lu Ihe Marine Section of  Ihe Classified Ads.  merCrui/ef  VOLVO  PENTA  883-2722 or evenings    883~2602  7 Days a Week  IMMEDIATE REPAIR SERVICE  Sinclair Bay Rd. Garden Bay  OCK  CLEARANCE  EXAMPLE  1974 Dodge Dart  Swinger  Dependable slant 6 cylinder,  standard transmission,  was $2,695.00  NOW '1995.  ALL  CARS  MUST  GO!  77 Trans-am  6.6 litre, windows, tilt.  P.S., P.B..beautiful to behold.  was $8,495.00,  NOW '7850.  EXAMPLE  1974 Chev 3/rion  Furnace, V8 auto, van conversion,  sleeps 4 adults.  P.S..P.B., perfect for  that winter trip to Mexico, was $6,995.00,  will take a loss at this  low price of  '5300.    Shown Here is  Just a Sample  EXAMPLE  75  Toyota  Corolla  4-Dr.  Sdn.,  radio.  auto,   radial   tires,  with   snowies,   was  $3,495.00,  ALSO  PRICED  TO CLEAR !  78Toyota Celica Demonstrator  76 Toyota Corolla Wagon.  74260Z4-Spd cpV^els. black.  75 Triumph Spitfire,  Only 30,000 miles, red  75 Ford F250,4-Spd, blue.  74 Ford F100, 4-Spd..red.  72GMC Va ton, Auto, green.  886-7919  DL#01342A  AUTOMOIIVE PARTS SALES 8 SERVICE IN GIBSONS  At the Corner of Payne Rd. & Hwy. 101  Come in, there's more, I might just save  you thrifty shoppers the trip to Vancouver.  All vehicles guaranteed 100% for ten days  or all your money back.  DEAN CLAPP, SALES MANAGER Coast News, October 10,1978.  VLASSIFIED ADS  Telephone  464-9611/12  eS  271-0486  COQUffMM CENTRE  DNSUNUD.  E.E.(Mickey)Coe  2780-2786 Barnet Highway  Coquitlam, B.C. V3B1B9  I     CLEAN IT NOW!  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  CompM?  DRVdEnninc  Semite  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD.  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best I 886-2200  Elphinstone  news  This year in Elphie we have  a great many things underway. The students are working under Mrs. Mackown.  {���citing our third Community  Forum together. The topic is  waste disposal and is to be  held on December 3 here at  Elphinstone,  On October 4 the girls'  grasshockey and juniors  volleyball teams travelled to  Squamish; unfortiiantcly the  grasshockey team lost 3���1  but the volleyball team won  four straight games against  .Squamish.  Joanne Braithwaitc and  Trina Macleod have got a  girls' rugby team started, with  Mr. Gray posing as coach.  These two girls also want to  start 'male' chccrlcading.  On December 6 Jeff'Pinky'  Mulcaster will MX', the  annual Gong Show.  On October 6, the Senior  boys' rugby and Senior  girls' volleyball team played  against Squamish. Both our  teams were winners.  More letters  SPCA expresses their gratitude  Editor:  We wish, through the kindness of your publication, to  express our most sincere  gratitude to the kind and  generous people who responded to our plea for help in  regard to Missie, the mother  dog, and her puppies we  found at Roberts Creek in  the woods. A very special  extra thanks to thc children  of Mrs. Lang's class, Sechelt  Elementary School, and  Wendy and Jill Wray of  Chaster Road, Gibsons. Also  a special thanks to thc staff  of the Coast News who kindly  put Missie's plight in print.  Mr. and Mrs. Divine; Mrs.  Blackett; Mr. C.Wells; Phyll  Hilton; Hilda Gerrard; Anonymous; Bev Mackie; E.Kelk;  N.Spaner; M.Proulx; Eva  Webb; B.Joell; M.Hoffar;  Mr. and Mrs. Rayner; Mrs.  Duzic; Mr. Broderick, N.Van.;  B. and S. Nickolson; Mrs.  Waldren; A.Teasdale; Mr.  and Mrs. Reeves; Mrs. Bai-  gent; Anonymous; J. Me-  Comb; Mrs. Grain; M.Cooper-  Jones; L.O.Hunter; C.Long;  Mr.  and  Mrs.   Borlcy;   Mr.  A bouquet from Lee  Mrs. Colleen Elson distributes the Thanksgiving  Dinner Cake made by Sharon Gurney for the fall  celebration held at Cedargrove Elementary School  last Thursday.  Frosty Mornings, A Sure Sign Of Fall:  i   Time For Want Ads, The Beit Deol Of AMI  Coast Industries  WROUGHT IRON  & ALUMINUM  RAILINGS  and FIRESCREENS  until OCTOBER 14  886-9159  Hwy #101 Gibsons behind Peninsula Transport  Editor:  I feel that the taxpayers ol  the Sunshine Coast may well  mark Thursday. Ocobcr 5,  197H as a very special day in  thc annals of the S.C.R.  District.  On that evening a Management "in camera" meeting  was held to discuss salary  and other personnel matters,  and whilst the meeting was  quite properly "in camera"  thc end results are of course  public property of information  and concern.  The item is that the S.C.  R.D. executive staff volun-  tarilv and without prior board  consultation RED CIRCLED  their remuneration. i.e.  DECLINED a pay raise.  The rationale being that thc  massive oncosts for taxpayers  in 1979 were a sufficient  burden in their own right,  and this comparatively (in  thc overall picture) small  gesture was an indication of  their deep concern.  In my opinion this is a  fine example of restraint in  fiscal matters to which we may  all pay attention and strive  to emulate. It is a fine and  outstanding gesture indicative of the class of Civil  Servants we enjoy on the  coast. Civil Servants who are  indeed Civil, and what is a  COMMERCIAL-RESIDENTIAL  ��� DESIGN ��� NEW & REWIRING ��� POWERLINES  CLASS "A" CONTRACTOR  TOM MORRISON     QQ#      Q<fC<f   BOB LAMBERT  P.O. Box 1160        ODD'OIjI Gibsons  damned sight more important,  concerned.  Charles Lee.  SCRD Regional Director,  Area C  Apology for  dog-catcher  Editor:  Following my letter last  week in which I reported  what appeared to my neighbour and mc to be unauthorized activities by the Gibsons  dog-catcher in the Longview  area, I received a call from the  dog-catcher informing mc  that we had been completely  in error in our assessment  of his actions. The dog in  question had been in the  Pound in very poor condition  and had been adopted out  in this area. Being in Port  Mellon on other legitimate  business, the pound-keeper  decided to call over this way  to see how the dog was getting  on.  All I can do is to apologize  publicly for any unpleasantness or embarrassment 1  may have caused to thc  pound-keeper, who in fact  was doing nothing wrong.  I shall think at least twice  before writing another letter  to the Editor.  Inga M.Fcnwick.  Port Mellon, B.C.  Gibsons Public  , Library  |!Tuesday2-4p.m.'  |:Wednesday2-4p.m'  [Thursday ��-A K     ���  .Saturday  7-9 p.m.  2-4 p.m.  and Mrs. Ewing; E.Richardson; Mrs. E.Dragc; Mrs.  Dadswell; Miss Maclntyre  Miss Jervis; Mrs. Shorthouse;  Dr. and Mrs. Berman; Mrs.  Alice Smith; Wendy and  Jill Wray; Mrs. Lang's  class, Sechelt Elementary  Missie thanks you. we  thank you. and so will the  others that we can help more  now through your kindness  and generosity.  Len and Bea Wray.  and all the members of  our new lv formed Branch  ' of thc S.P.C.A.  Dog-catcher  Editor:  Regarding the letter worrying about our Pound Keeper.  I am sure she need not fret  that anyone will lose a pet  through Mr. Elson.  Hc has always been ready  to answer questions regarding  lost and stray dogs. Even  as kind enough to pick up a  poor little cat that lay for two  days alongside the road  (which is not his job. incidentally), when I called him. He  is the first to say when dogs  are out of his jurisdiction and  tell you hc can not do anything. Even if hc is called,  he mentions this. So if anyone's pet goes missing, look  to yourself and ask why  you weren't taking care of  it.  Thank   you,    Mr.    Elson.  for your good job well done!!  Mrs. F.Mullen,  Gibsons, B.C.  Soames Park  Editor:  We thc local residents of  Howe Sound are gradually  losing the use of our good  clean swimming beach areas.  I hope the voters of Area  'F' take a long careful look  at this situation before they  vote on the October 21 referendum.  Soames field waterfront is  one of thc last clean, easily  accessible swimming beaches  on the local long north-west  shore of Howe Sound!  We have the right as voters  to decide the future of this  special beach area.  As chairman of Area 'F'  regional recreation committee ��� I strongly urge you to  vote'YES'on October 21.  Our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren will be the greatest  benefactors.  Dorothv E.Fraser,  Gibsons. B.C.  CARPETS CARPETS CARP  3M  nt ii     f  1     1  on Intercity Furnaces and Unit Heaters  Intercity means efficiency and long life. Choose from  many models and sizes. Available for use with natural gas  or propane  \  tS%  Ml  on many items in our fall crop of bargains!  ��� GAS AND ELECTRIC RANGES  ��� WASHERS AND DRYERS  ��� REFRIGERATORS  ��� DISHWASHERS     '  ��� WATER HEATERS  ���GAS WALL AND SPACE  HEATERS  ���GAS BARBECUE GRILLS  ��� RV APPLIANCES  ��� PRIMUS CAMPING EQUIPMENT  TOTAL PROPANE SERVICE!  *  ��� I tmVSBmW  Finance Finns  available  VISA  CANADIAN  CANADIAN PROPANE GAS & OIL LTD.  Service throughout Canada  Porpoise Bay Rd.  Sechelt  CONTINUES  Until October 21st  CARPET ROLL ENDS AND REMNANTS  LINOLEUMS  USE YOUR MASTERCHARGE OR CHARGEX  WE WILL FINANCE  UP TO THREE MONTHS ON APPROVED CREDIT.  BOTH LOCATIONS  \Ken DeVries & Son Ltd.\  GIBSONS HIGHWAY AND WYNGAERT 886-7112  SECHELT COWRIE STREET 885-3424  6ETS   CARPETS CARPETS Coast News, October 10,1978  ��:  Classified Ad Policy  All lutings 50? per line per week.  or we Ihe Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  Minimum $2.00 per Insertion.  All fees payable prior to Insertion.  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  * In Ihe event of an error Ihe  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  These Classifications  remain free  - Coming Events  -Lost  - Found  Print you ad In the squares Including the price of the item and your telephone number. Be sun to leave a blank apace after each word.  No phone orders Please. Just mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or mosey order, to Coast News, Classifieds, Boi 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO, or  bring In person to Ihe Coast News office, Gibsons  DROP OFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store, Sechelt  birth/  obUuofk/  John Edward Beuger born October 1, 1978 at St. Mary's Hospital to proud parents John and  Nancy Beuger. Special thanks to  Doctors Gerring, Paetkau.  Fairer and Rogers, and the  nursing staff.     _ #41  ���     Mike  Danroth,  Sunlife  of ���  ' Canada, is pleased to sponsor :  ; this   free   space   for   your j  | Birth Announcements. ;  ; Please phone the Coast News. j  announcement/     announcement/       work wonted  r=  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  L  .    X   "...                     X  _.       ._       X  ��� WRIGHT: Vicky and Wayne are j  ! proud to announce thc birth of;  ; a son ��� Willion Leon on Sept- '���  ' ember 30 at 1523 hours, weigh-:  ��� ing 4200grams (9.24 lbs.). Happy |  ��� grandparents are Bill and Hazel:  ��� Wright and Doreen and Lome;  ��� Gregory. j  ��� 'Born "to 'fto'n "and" Susan Girard,:  ; a son, Nathan Maurice Jon onj  ��� September 26. 1978 at Burnaby:  ! General Hospital; a 10 lb. 1 oz.j  ��� brotber for Jennifer. :  announcement/  Roy and Maiy Fraser of Gibsons  arc pleased to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter  Sharen Faith to Robert Edward  Menear of Vancouver, youngest  son of John and Margaret Men-  ear. Forthcoming marriage in  near future.  Singing and piano lessons by  experienced teacher, Toronto  Conservatory exams if desired.  885-3310.' #46  ENEMARK: Ingcborg. died  quietly at her home in Gibsons  on October 3. 1978. Mrs. Enc-  mark was a pioneer resident of  Prince George. Prc-dcceascd  by her husband in 1931; survived by two sisters. Mrs. Alma  Stofferson Los Angeles. Mrs.  Martha Mason.Denver; a brother  Gene Whittier. California; her  five sons, Max of Gibsons. Spike  and John of Prince George.  Tex of Vancouver and Carl of  Quesnel; thirteen grandchildren  and eleven great grandchildren.  Funeral Service was held  Tuesday. October 10 at thc Danish Lutheran Church in Vancouver. Cremation. Devlin Funeral Home, Directors.  WHITING: Passed away October  4, 1978, George Alfred Whiting,  late of Gibsons, aged 69 years.  Born and raised in New Westminster. Survived by his loving  wife Almeada; one son Ray.  and his wife Sue; four grand  children; two great grand daughters; three sisters; two brothers  and a number of other relatives  of New Westminster. Funeral  service was held Saturday. October 7 at the Devlin Funeral  Home. Gibsons. Rev. D.Brown  officiated. Cremation. Cremated  remains to bc interred at Fraser  Cemetery.  "���    .   .���'.���  ���  WESTERN CANADA  SCHOOL OF  AUCTIONEERING LTD.  Canada's first, and lhc only  completely Canadian course  offered anywhere. Licensed  under thc Trade Schools  Licensing Act. R.S.A. 1970.  C.366. For particulars of the  next course write: Box 687.  Laeombe, Alberta or phone  (403)782-6215. #46  PEACH TREE  THE PEACH TREE NOV*  HAS    TWO     LICENSED  COSMETOLOGISTS.  WE WOULD BE  PLEASED TO ANSWER  ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT  SKIN CARE.  ACROSS FROM       885-  THE DOCK, 3813  COWRIE ST., SECHELT  Will  babysit,  my   home.   Praii  Road. 886-2196. "42  Piano and thcorv lessons, private  or class. 885-3310 #44  Thc Sunshine Pottery Guild  will bc holding an Open House  and Sale of Pots in thc Craft  Studio at thc corner of Hwy  101 and North Road Ismail  green building), on Saturday,  October 14 from 10 a.m.���  2 p.m. Come and sec us at  work, have a cup of coffee,  find out about thc guild and  look over our sale table.  COMING EVENTS  Gibsons O.A.P.O. Fall Bazaar  Harmony Hall. Saturday, October  14 at 1:30 p.m. Home Baking.  Arts and Crafts. Admission 75<  #41  Dr. Nick Klcider will bc available for Veterinarian work restricted to horses. Every Monday  starting October 16. For appointment phone "Equine Veterinary  Cenlre" 530-5344 or 886-9739. tfn  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Rooting  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  per/onol  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings  for information call 886-9059  or 886-9904. tfn  s       Sunshine Coast ���  * Fitness & Recreation *  I Service I  J       now has a phone !  ��� 885-5440 ���  "Movement to Music" an introduction to dance for thc preschool child. Adults classes in  Ballet and Jazz. Tap dancing for  boys and girls. 886-2531.        #41  Giant Flea Market. Sunday, Oct.  22, 9 a.m.���3 p.m. North side  of Cowrie St. Bring your old  treasures. Turn them into cash.  #42  PRIVATE OK CLASS  SINGING AND SPEECH  ARTS. LESSONS BY  EXPERIENCED TEACHER. CORRECT VOICE  PRODUCTION. PREPARATION FOR FESTIVALS  AND CONSERVATORY  EXAMS IF DESIRED.  MRS. FAYE BIRK1N,  ROBERTS CREEK. 885-  3310.  P.O.Box 1341.  Sechelt  CLAPP  CONCRETE  . 'Foundations  los ,  'Driveways  'Custom Work  c 'Free Estimates  885-2125  after 7:00 p.m.   The Gibsons School of Theatre  Dance classes re-open October  4, Wednesday, at the Twilight  Theatre. Enquiries, telephone  Mrs. Milward. 886-2531.        #41  AfL'.SIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  essie  OMiSOtt  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive. Gibsons  1  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON ���  JTTW   Coast Business Directory ��*CJ^  ********* AUTOMOTIVE  *********  ********* ELECTRIC  ECOnomy AUTO PRRTS Ltd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    885-5181  |0M'S TomFlieger   Phone886-7868  ^WLectrical  i5  Box 214, Gibsons. B.C.  "ONTRACTING V0N1V0  ********* PLUMBING *******  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEF1TTING -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) & Commercial  need tires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  Holland Electric  ^    Bill Achterberg  886  9033  T&T Plumbing & Heating  Service renovation  & contract plumbing  886-7838     Rick Wray, Manager  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  1      P.O. Boa 609  U      Sechelt, B.C.                                              Bus. 8852332  F       V0N3A0                                                    Res. 886-7701  ^5^ ttirnvfttti. Motors  Darts   885-9466 *h��nda*  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.I Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, 8.C.  ******* FLOOR COVERING^^��"*��*!����'  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ���  WINDSOR  Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Blfolds,  Construction Plywood, and all Accessories  Delivery Phone 886-9231  Highway 101, Gibsons  * dfitii.LutuA Sl'tthtiat  /      **">��� ��� t't'echis   Jlt^l  *-^ 886-9261    886-2756  P.a.BOXI07B      GIBSONS, B.C,    VON IVO  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMc: CENTRE  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sat.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road. Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  HARBOUR SUPPLIES  PLUMBING    FURNITURE  APPLIANCES        ELECTRICAL  CARPETING        T.V.'S       MEN'S WEAR  Hwy #101 & Francis Peninsula Road 883-2513  ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-9411  OPEN SAT. 9-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &     -  Qualified Workmanship  RRD2 MARLENE RO.,  ROBERTS CREEK  885-5379  EXCAVATING  ********* CARPENTRY **********  J & R CONSTRUCTION   -.swimming pools  n house framing t-floors, sidewalks, patios  i-general contracting &       -, retaining walls  renovations                    +.- foundations  Jim  886-7571 Ron 686-9262     ,  JOHN ROBINSON CONTRACTING  __BACKHOE, DITCHING, DRAINS  *** WATERLINES, ETC. ***  Box 237, SEWER LINES  Gibsons, B.C.    VON 1VO PH.886-7983  Cadre Construction Ltd. ^J2?  Framing, remodelling, additions*^\  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  l Payne Road, Gibsons   Classified  aggregates  SituU T*evtt��hmtnt tdtci  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  886-Q830    ����  886-2311  Sand 8 Gravel  885-9666 or  885-5333  L&HSwansonLtd.  Readymix Concrete  with 2 plants  Sechell and Pender Harbour  -Dump Trucks-  ******** MISC. SERVICES *********  J^2088 GIBSONS LANES Hwy10% '  ^^  Open Bowling Hours: Friday b-nwh  Saturday   7p.m.to 11 p.m.  ^jlWe  and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. big'    ^  a   PACIFIC-O-FIBERGLASS  FIBREGLASS  LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS ���SUNDECKS, ETC.   12 years experience  885-2981   Eves  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  886-7527 j  Pratt Rd..  Feed  Pet Food  Fencing  Fertilizer  Gibsons  M&13 Boat Building and Repairs  -builds the HB27, the only properly  designed boat for world cruising,  ���retail in resin and fiberglass  Garden Bay, B.C. 883-9307  Backhoes  Porpoise Bay Rd  Box 172, Sechelt, B.C  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial           885-2992       Maintenance  ^ Residential Continuous  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks ��enoVttt,ons  Daryll Starbuck  8KI.-47W  Finishing  Dennis Collins  88h-7l00 .  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Eslimales  Excavations - Drainage Walerhnes. etc  ^Ph 685-2921 Roberts   Creek  '      J.B.EXCAVATING        886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation   ,���^  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  %**%  _DRYWALL  PIONEER CONTRACTING  Leonard Seigo 886-9351  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates       C83-9313    Free ^  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Es/,ma(es  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  Residential & Commerciai Rool Trusses Gibsons, B,C>  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone WJb-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     RR  1. Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REF1IGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon toPender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE    QQ(.  -.���,���, ���.  Complete Instrument OOU'/lll  "Serving     U^K  Langdale     OOff  to  Earls Cove  TAXI  /"JN TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS /^A  [ml (1965) LTD. [fl*)  V^y Charter Helicopter Service ���  Box 875 886-7511 Gibsons  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Oie s Cove  885-9973 886 2938  Commercial Container* available  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas  Remove lower limbs tor VIEW  Top tall trees ad|acacent to building  Marv Volen  B86959*  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed lor Pesticide Spraying  Cadre Construction Ltd.  ��� Exterior Painting  ���   /^.  ��� Professional Work ���     |ia^  ��� AirlessSpray Jobs*    ^W  Payne Rd., Gibsons 886-2311 10.  Coast News, October 10,1978.  work wanted        work wonted oppoitunUk/  Journeyman Carpenter, all types  const met ion, new or old, work  guaranteed. 886-7160. H\  Landscaping and Garden maintenance. Fruit Trees, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed. Flower  gardens installed and maintained.  886-9294 tfn  Experienced reliable carpenter,  will do interior and exterior  construction and renovations.  NSt)-"2HJ. #43  WASH & FOLD SERVICE  available  Sea-View Laundromat  (beside Mr.Mike's)  For information call 886-"'894   rtn  A  Itool  foi /ok  MOVING & HAULING  Gardening,    Rubbish    Removal,  odd jobs of any  kind.   Quality  work.     Steady   part-time  work.  886-9503  #43  Fur Explosive Requirements:  dynamite, electric ur regular  caps. B line E cord and safety  fuse, contact Gwen Nimmo.  Cemetery Road. Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmers  Institute fftfn  BABYSirriNG SERVICE during  daytime hours, at my home in  Gibsons. 886-9748. #4.1  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  speciality.  * Topping  * Limbing  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerfess Tree Services Ltd.  885-2109  Horses for Rent:  $4.00 per hour  $7.00 for two hours  Phone 886-7967eves.   #44  Part-time work. Free room and  board and wages for lady in her  forties or early fifties. All evenings off. 883-9676 tfn  CHINOOK PICK���UP AND  DELIVERY SERVICE  HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS AND  LOCAL GENERAL  DELIVERIES  Phone 886-9433   P.O.Box 131,  Gibsons, B.C.  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  Interested iu photography?  Gain experience doing team  photos. We'll train you. Good  35mm camera, electronic flash  and car necessary. Must bc  available morning, afternoon and  evening for one week. Call  collect 521-9593. #41  �����:���:���:���:���:���:.:�����:���:���:���:���:���:���:�����:���:���:���:���>:���:���:�����>:���>:���:���  I, Preston Jones Saul will bc  henceforth known as Preston  Jones George as of the first  date of publication. Tuesday.  September 26, 1978 in the Coast  News. #41  Notice is hereby given that an  application will be made to the  Director of Vital Statistics for a  change of name, pursuant to thc  provisions of thc Change of  Name Act by mc:  Nelson Cyril Smith of Gibsons.  in the province of British Columbia. To change my name from  Nelson C.Smith to Trevor Baxter.  Dated this 26th day of September.  1978. #42  for /ole  llwi/joch  885-5171  ON THE BLUFF: 3 BR home with unobstructed view from  Lantzville to the Malahat tor only $48,500  DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Six adjoining properties in  Lower Gibsons, ideal for townhouse, condominium or?????  Call for detailed information.  REVENUE PROPERTIES: Lower Gibsons Triplex with rentals  ot $665 per month. Beautilul location with year round creek.  Also ideal lor future development. Let it pay lor itself at  $67,500  Marlene Road, side-by-side duplex, two bedroom homes with  separate dining, laundry facilities, etc., monthly rentals almost  $600. F.P. $55,000  UPPER GIBSONS: Three bedroom home with huge sundeck  overlooking Keats, the Bluff and Vancouver Island. Has self-  contained one bedroom suite for mother-in-law and brick fireplaces up and down. Has double carport and is on quiet street.  F.P. $54,900  BEAUTIFUL LANGDALE RIDGE: New three bedroom, full  basement house on quiet road. Your choice ol f,replace ��� zero  clearance or freestanding ��� many trees and permanent view  to Keats. $53,900  % ACRE WITH KEATS VIEW: Immaculate two bedroom  home with fireplace. Well treed, good landscaping and many  other desirable features. $42,500  Magnilicent view lot on high side ol Highway 101, Hopkins  Landing. $14,800  For sale, 7���80 Ib. bags crushed  oats.$5.50 per bag. 886-2332. #41  PEACH TREE  FASHION JEWELLERY  SKIN CARE AND  NAIL PRODUCTS  AVAILABLE.   IM _  Rhode Island Red  Roosters  purebred. Six months old. $5.00.  885-9357.    WW #43  Giant Flea Market. Sunday. Oct.  22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. North side of  Cowrie St. Bring your old treasures and turn them into cash. #42  xa  Horse Manure  U-Haul ���$10.00 per load  886-2160  tfn  One child's Welsh Pony with  saddle and bridle. $150. 886-  2887. #41  Jewellery* Silver* Gold  Available at  Pentangle  Sechelt 885-3818  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patrick Horvath 886-9845 eves.  Milkgoats   for   sale.    886-2457.   #41_  HORSESHOEING  Bob Hopkins  Call 886-9470 eves.        #41  BRUSHWOOD FARM  TRAINING CENTRE  For you and your horse  The area's only fully accredit  ed riding instructors. Trainer  of many top winners  English St Western Lessons  School horses available  886-2160 after 6 p.m.  OFFICES AT  Sunnycrest Centre,  Gibsons  Telephone 886-2234  Toll Free 682-1513  .    IBSONS   \J AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD.  OFFICES AT:  Dental Block,  Gibsons  Telephone 886-2277  Toll Free 682-1513  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING - REAL ESTATE CONSULTING - APPRAISALS - MORTGAGES - NOTARY PUBLIC  HOMES  NOHVAN ROAD At the top of the hill  in West Sechelt This brand new three  bedroom home in an exlremely quiet  area offers incredible features. Large  95 <129' lol size. Feature lights abov  Ihe fireplace Extra large bathroom with  twin seal skylight. All Ihis. an ocean view  and more. $49,900  POPLAR LANE Three bedroom home  wilh two fireplaces Ensuite in master  bedroom. Full unfinished basement,  double windows. This home is in a very  convenient location close to all amenities.  $48,600  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK RD: Modern  two bedroom home silualed on '/; acre  195* I90t Excellenl view of Georgia  Sirait One block from easy beach access.  There is also a 510 sq fl one bedroom  gui'St collage completely remodelled and  presently rented al $2U0 00 per month  and il loo has an excellent view. This  combination is perfect for quiet rural  living W as a revenue properly    ' $42,900  GRANDVIEW RD Of! Pine. This lovely  ranch style home is situaled on a fully  landscaped Vi acre of land A three bed-  mom home combining ocean view and  acreage privacy Huge carporl allows for  Ihe easy addition of a family room and  Btill leaves a two stall carport Masler  bedroom and livingroom have access  onlo the large parlially covered sundeck Floor io ceiling cul rock heatilalor  fireplace, thermopane windows and many  olher extras $63,500  FIRCREST RD Brand new quahly  built home The cathedral entrance  with wood leature wall leads you tnlo  Ihe large living room with feature wan  fireplace This three bedroom home has  a large family Sized bathroom and  lots ol storage area The basement  awaits your finishing touches. Thc lot  is nicely terraced and ready lor landscaping Close lo schools and shopping.  $47,900  UPPER CHERYL ANN PARK ROAD:  Architect designed tudor home in quiel  cul-desac wilh some ocean view This  large 1278 sq It Ihree bedroom homo  mual bo seen Two finished fireplaces.  finished rec room, ensuile plumbing,  two sundecks and the list keeps going on  Situated amongst other quality homes.  Front yard landscaped with many evergreens Don'i buy before seeing this  home $64,900  1402 ALDERSPRING ROAD Two storey  home on quiet cul-de-sac with view  overlooking Gibsons Harbour. Three  bedrooms on main floor Fully furnished  suite on ground floor Complelely fenced  arid in lawn Close to park, tennis courts  and shopping, $47,500  MALAVIEW RD: Quality built three  bedroom ranch style home on treed  landscaped lot in area of new homes.  Located on quiet cul-de-sac providing  safety for children and pets. The home Is  in Immaculate condition and features  separate dining room, wall to wall carpeting, spacious kitchen utility room and  double windows. Easy walk to elementary  school. $46,500  HOMES ON ACREAGE  JOE ROAD: Roberts Creek. This is a  well kept three bedroom family home in a  treed setting ol 1.55 acres. Home features large rec room in Ihe basement  plus a spare room which could be a 4th  bedroom and lots of storage space.  Separate dirnnq room $53,900  HANBURY ROAD. Panabode home  featuring stained glass windows, skylights, and shake roof situated on 12  acres in Roberts Creek. Flume Creek  runs through middle of property which  includes A-frame guest cottage, and  16x16 workshop with 220 wiring. Partially cleared and fenced with vegetable  garden. $67,500  PARK ROAD: Three bedroom home on  5 acres in Gibsons. Property on both  sides also for sale making a total of 15  acres available for future development.  A good holding properly. $79,500  SHAW ROAD: Incredible potential.  Ranch style two bedroom home completely remodelled. 16x12 master bedroom, fireplace, beautifully landscaped  and fenced grounds Evergreen hedges  add lo the seclusion and privacy of this  hobby farm with three outbuildings.  But that's not all! The property is 5  acres with spectacular view from over  half the property. Fronts on Shaw Road  with Stewart Road dedicaled on the view  face. Zoned Rl in the Village of Gibsons.  $79,900  PRATT ROAD: 2 87 acres out Of the ALR  with road allowance at back of property.  House is completely remodelled Inside.  Attractive lireplace. knotty pine kitchen,  three large bedrooms and den.     $55,000  ACREAGE  PARK ROAD: Gibsons. Excellent  prospects for the one who holds this  potentially commercially zoned 5 acres.  Lightly cleared, close lo shopping centre;  and schools. $59,000  GIBSONS 4 6 acres of excellent holding  property close to Soames Point. Partially  cleared Try your offers $27,500  LANGDALE: 4.31 acres. Excellent holding property right across from the ferry  terminal. Langdale Creek Is the eastern  boundary of this properly. $39,500  HWY 101: Off Hall Road. Five sub-  dividabie acres Land is very dry with  good percolation. Southern exposure in  the heart of Roberts Creek. On regional  water Approximately one acre Is cleared  Has older home presently being rented  for $135 per month. Includes small  barn. Vendor has subdivision plan for  Slots. $49,900  CONRAD ROAD: Next to Camp Byng.  2 V; acres with limited access. Leek Creek  runs through this partially cleared level  acreage. Zoned for mobile homes.  Excellent for your hobby farm.     $19,900  COMMERCIAL  GROCERY STORE & PROPERTY: The  only store In the area with a good volume  of business and growing steadily. An  ideal set-up for a family operation.  The store hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30  p.m., seven days a week. If you like to  be Independent and run your own business this could be your opportunity.  The price without stock is $89,000  APARTMENT BLOCK: Nine suite apartment block centrally located in the  Village of Gibsons. The block shows a  good return and the vacancy rate has  been nil during the last year. Idea! Investment for owner-manager. Ask us  for more information about this project. $160,000  LOTS  ��� FIRCREST ���  I 61x131-$9.700each |  Over 20 nicely treed building lols lo '  I choose from We will arrange lo have 1  ! a home built for you. Located a short _  I drive down Pratt Road. ^1  BURNS ROAD: Good building lot, 65x  130, on flat land in Gibsons Village.  Four blocks from Post Office, stores and  transportation. Lightly treed. Three  blocks from ocean. All services available. $".o��o  FAIRVIEW RD: Large cedar trees on  this nearly V* acre of flat easy to build  on !and provides a private setting (or  your home. Mobile homes are allowed..  Close toCedar Grove School.       $11,900  CHADWICK ROAD: irregular shaped  lot with view of Howe Sound. A good  building site. $12,000  SMITH ROAD: 170x127 lot with terrific view of the ocean. Good building site  on slightly sloping land. $14,500  POPLAR LANE: Beautiful flat building  lot with view of North Shore Mountains.  Located on the end of a quiet cul-de-  sac only 1 block lo Sunnycrest Mall  Shopping Centre and schools. All services Including sewer. Adjacent to grass  playing field. $14,900  ABBS ROAD: View of Bay area and  Georgia Strait is yours from this beautiful lot in area of elaborate new homes.  Two blocks to schools and shopping.  $16,900  SARGENT ROAD: Build your dream  home on this outstanding property in  Gibsons' most popular residential area.  Fabulous view of the harbour and Georgia Strait. Over 65' street frontage Easy  walking distance to schools and shops.  $17,900  UPLANDS RD: Tuwanek. Ideal recreation lot in beautifully wooded and park  like setting. Zoned for trailers. This lot  overlooks Sechelt Inlet and the Lamb  Island. $6,900  WAKEFIELD RD: Good building lot on  water and power overlooking Georgia  Strait and the Trail Islands This is a  corner lot in a newly build up area.  $12,500  MCCULLOUGH RD: Wilson Creek.  Close to one acre treed property with  sub-division possibilities $22,500  COMMERCIAL WATERFRONT: With  waterfront as scarce as it is this double  use lot represents real value. $33,000  YMCA ROAD: Langdale. Cleared, level  building lot measuring 81x173 suitable  for a variety of house plans Located  within easy walking distance to school  and a few minutes jog to the ferry terminal. Make an offer on the asking price  of $12,900  CHADWICK ROAD: 60x220 lot with  good ocean view. Slopes slightly to the  south and has a good building site.  $14,500  PORT MELLON HIGHWAY: Panoramic  view lot in Langdale. Adjacent 66'  road allowance will probably not be  developed giving privacy. $10,500  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES  Now Gibsons Village has lots for single wides, double  wides 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.  LORRIE GIRARD  866-7760  JON MCRAE  865-3670  ANNEGURNEY  886-2164  CHRIS KANKAINEN  883-3545  ARNEPETTERSEN  886-9793  JAYVISSER  885-3300  DAVE ROBERTS  886-6040  foi  /��!<  wonted  Missing important emits?  inquire about our telephone  answering system's easy  installation.    24 hour a day  sen ice. 885-3258 #44  FOR SALE  |  2 Bunk Beds and Mattresses  886-9104  ��   16 ft. Custom Coach, sleeps  five, equipped with propane  stove, ice box and sink. $900.  886-7695. #41  Order your Citation Cabinets  from your Macleods Store in  Sechelt. Estimates and floor  plans given on request.  885-2171  Bell and Howell slide 989 Projector and a combination Super 8  Dual 8 and STD 8 movie projector. Both unused. Cost around  $180 ea.  Selling for $90 each.  Box 25, Coast News. tfn_  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! Ml  r^-Trrr.r���)  Oak hall seat with mirror; plant  stands; china cabinet; miscellaneous glass, furniture, etc.  1968 GMC pickup V-8 4-speed.  runs good, $700 firm. Please  phone 886-2650 after 5 p.m.    #41  Glass door fireplace screen, fits  33"x25", $80. o.b.o. 885-3417  or 885-3310. #43  One fridge; two wood stoves;  one oil range; one shower cabinet; toilet and tank. 886-7702.#41  GARAGE SALE  Sat. October 14 and Sun. October  15,    1286   Headlands   Rd.   '66  Volkswagen,    tools,     clothing,  etc. #41  Boys Hockey Gear 10���12 years.  Trumpet with case and music  stand, suitable for school band,  $20; sheep's wool, 75* per Ib.  886-7034. #43  Diamond ring set: engagement  ring 3 stones, approx. '/< carat;  wedding ring to match, yellow  and white gold, 14 carat gold.  Pretty design, $200 o.b.o. 886-  7879. #41  appliance/  PEACH TREE  FASHION JEWELRY AND  )     COSMETIC SKIN CARE  ,     PRODUCTS 885-3813 S  EAR PIERCING  1977 Glen River Colwool trailer,  14x60.' Fully furnished. Washer  and dryer. Can bc viewed at  Bonniebrook Trailer Court.'  $18,000 886-2744 or 886-7198 #42  Camper, suitable for Ranchero or  similar truck. $400 or offer.  886-7753 after 5 p.m. #42  Dual turntable. $100; alum, manifold for 350 Olds., $90; Radial  T/A snow tires, near new, $125;  exten. curtain rod. $10. 886-7201  #42  music Weavers  New & Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  fc,        886-9737      *  Repairs  ��� Overhaul  ��� Tunc-ups  ��� Chemical Wash  ��� Parts for all makes  All Work Guaranteed  21 years experience  Phone Steve 885-2691  mmzmmmasm  PEACH TREE  MANICURES, PEDICURES,  SKIN CLEANSING AND  MAKEUP APPLICATIONS.  NOW AVAILABLE FOR  APPOINTMENT.       885-3813  Watch for  Macleods HOTPOINT  LAUNDRY SALE in our  October flyer  Macleods, Sechelt 885-2171  1979 Models now in Stock  i      AVAILABLE NOW     j  Complete hockey equipment,  for age 10���12 years; boys  ice skates, size 1.886-2977     #41  Macleod's, Sechelt,  have all sizes of freezers in,  885-2171  HOT WATER TANKS  All Sizes  at Macleods  Sechelt  YES WE DELIVER  AND INSTALL  ggidcn equipment  Washer and dryer for sale,  $250.00.886-9727. #41  Garage Sale, October 14, Saturday. Old Pool Hall, Lower Gibsons. 10���5 p.m. Baby articles,  double beds, dressers, chesterfields, misc. household articles.41  20" black and white portable.  Electrohome T.V. with stand,  $50.00. Phone 886-2945. #41  9" tilt Arbor Rockwell Beaver  tabic saw, one h.p. motor as  new. 886-7160 #41  I pr. boy's skates. 10 1/3 NHL.  $20. I pr. girl's ski boots, "Gar-  dena". child's size 8, $30. 886-  9335. #42  Queen Size bed. box spring and  mattress in excellent condition.  $50.00.886-7642. #43  Two sets used b-foot aluminum  patiodoors. 886-2791. #41  Portable typewriter, writing desk,  wicker hamper, lengths of rug  protector, washer wringer,  bread box. 885-9290. #41  NOW IN  FALL BULBS  hyacinths, tulips, daffodil  Fall Rye  25�� Ib.  Quality  Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd. Gibsons  886-7527  Hay   for   sale.   $1.00   a   bale  885-9357. tfn  Two boys' bikes aged 8 & 11  years; one girl's bike age ten  years; chest of drawers; book  shelves. Phone 886-9177.       #41  Wanted to buy, trail bike, 90cc  or larger. Phone 886-7237.      #41  Wanted to buy: kitchen stove,  combination wood and oil; consider wood and electric also.  Reasonable. 886-9443. #43  WANTED TO BUY   RENT  OR    BORROW  Wanted to buy, rent or borrow:  Space heaters for Canada World  Youth Group. Please leave message c/o Susan Sproule, Coast  News, 886-2622 #42  Wanted to buy, rent or borrow:  Furniture for Canada World  Youth House ��� old, white Dr.  Inglis' House ��� chairs, tables,  sola, etc. Please leave message  c/o Susan Sproule. Coast News,  886-2622 #42  Small child's tricycle and a  two w'heel bike for a 6 year old,  in good condition. 886-2098.    #41  One portable dishwasher ��� good  working order. Phone after 4:30  p.m.. 886-7290. #43  Timber wanted: Fir, hemlock,  cedar and poles. Top prices.  Let us give you an estimate.  D&O Log Sorting Ltd. Phone  886-7896 or 886-7700. tfn  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Twin Creek  automotive  1977 GT 250 Suzuki, ram air,  two cylinder, two stroke, 700  miles, hardlv ridden. $1,100.  886-2300. #41  1972 Datsun 510, two door  Sedan, 50.000 miles. $1,200  o.b.o. 886-2300. #41  1963 Ford P.U. and camper,  approximately 40.000 miles on  new motor, new clutch, brake  lines, etc. $1,000,886-7800.    #41  '77Monarch 4 dr. Sedan. 6 cyl. 4  spd., standard. Radial tires, pin  stripes, chrome protection group,  carpeted interior, radio. Only  13,500 miles. $3850. 886-2738 #42  1972 dark blue TR6 with overdrive. 48,600 miles, good condition. Phone 886-7995, 886-.  2207. Ml  1972 TR6, new exhaust and  clutch, white with blue pinstripe, Bridgestone radials, runs  exc. $2,700.886-7642. ' #43  1968 Chrysler Newport, 383 engine, good transportation. $250.  o.b.o. Phone 886-7350. #43  1970 Pontiac convertible, reliable  transportation. 886-2459.        #43  1961 Fargo 2-ton 12' van, runs  well, $950.00.886-2332. #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  I will paint your car for $149 plus  bodywork. 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  foi icnt  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, I'A baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  Partially furnished two bedroom  house, ground level suite which  can be sublet. No children or  pets. $350 upstairs. $250 downstairs. Located in central Gibsons,  close to shopping. 886-2306    #41  Two bedroom house, furnished.  Gower Point. 291-8194  #41  Trailerspace   for   small   trailer.  below 40' on private property.  $60 per month. 886-9625, eves.  #41  Two bedroom duplex ��� Gibsons,  $190 month. Available September  15. 886-7218.  #41  Two bedroom furnished mobile  home; two bedroom semi-furnished cottage; two bedroom side  bv side duplex. Sorry no dogs.  886-2887 & 886-9033 tin  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  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887.       tfn  Two mobile home pads available. Contact Sunshine Coast  Trailer Parks. 886-9826. tfn  3 bedroom 12'x68' mobile home,  furnished. Available immediately  886-7072. after 5. #42  Modern two bedroom sruite. Gibsons. Ww carpet, fireplace, sliding glass doors, stove, fridge.  $250. utilities included. 886-2767  #42  Furnished studio apartment for  rent to quiet, mature person.  Available immediately. 886-9445  after 6 p.m. #42  Apartment for rent, two bedroom,  886-2417 or 886-9636. #41  Two bedroom mobile home on  private lol near Sechelt. $200  per month. 291-9743. #41  Housekeeping room, sleeping  room, clean, quiet adults. Robertson's Boarding House.       #43  Large two bedroom split-level  home in Gibsons. Large kitchen,  living room with shag carpet,  and fireplace, large dining room,  workshop, 'A basement, garage.  Avail. Nov. 1. $335 per month.  886-9154. #41  Roberts Creek, two bedroom  two bathroom house near post  office and store. $250 per month.  References. 885-3388. Adults  only. #41  Waterfront Gibsons: large three  bedroom suite, w/w. fridge,  stove, fantastic view. $300 per  month. 886-8035. #41  Six room suite. 3 bedrooms.  Green carpeted living rm., feature wall red brick effect with  hooded elec. fireplace, swag  lamps, bay windows, sliding  glass doors opening onto 24x8  grass carpeted deck. Dining rm  features teak wall, crystal chandelier, lighted valanced pass-  through to kitchen area containing upholstered wet bar  with hanging back bar, rattan  stools; vanity bathroom, large  gilt mirror. Attractive floor  length drapes throughout. Range  and fridge inc. Rent $300/mo.  Avail. October 20, Port Mellon  Hwy and Dunham Road. 886-  9352. #43  the                       ImaflmWT^AYi         'UL  REALTY  LTD  Eves and weekends  call Norm Peterson  Lower Sunshine Uoast          ItHliaMLV^^  Locateo in the Seaside Plaza.                                           886  Gower Point Road       Lower Gibsons                            v��*w  -2000  886-2607  or 886-9121  GOWER POINT: New 3 BR bsmt home on large new lot, extras       ROBERTS CREEK-CHERYL ANNE PARK RD: Near new 3  include lireplace, ensuite In master BR. Partly linished bsmt       BR bsmt home on large landscaped lot In quiet wooded subdiv-  area. This would make a great family home In Q.T. area ot new       Islon. Bsmt mostly finished. F.P. up and down. Only $58,000.  homes. Reduced to sell at $53,000.                                                   BURNS ROAD: 2 BR full bsmt home on landscaped 65x125 lot.  GIBSONS: Older home on large view lot. 2 BR up, 1 down, Va        Bsmt finished with 2 more BR and rec rm. 12x18 garage plus  bsmt, lge LR and Kit. Home has been updated by R.A.P. pro-       carport. Priced to sell at $51,000.  gramme so is up to standards in all ways. Good starter home at       GIBSONS: Brand new 3 br home, part bsmt in area ot new homes  only $43,500.                                                                            only one block to good beach. This one should be seen as it is  GOWER POINT: 150' ol waterfront. It you are looking for prop-       priced for fast sale at only $47,900.  erty in the $140,000 range you should see this Ige 2200 sq It       WILLIAMSON LANDING: Large 'A' frame plus 2 BR guest  4 BR home plus bsmt with FP in rec room. In a private setting       house on 100' of good waterfront with wharf and floats for deep  with a great view overlooking the Gulf. A good pathway leads to       water moorage. A unique package at $91,500.  a nice beach. Features Include Ige open ceiling liv.rm. with  handhewn beams, a floor to ceiling stone fireplace, double plate                                       LOTS  window. Stone and Cedar bark exterior, shake roof plus many       GOWER POINT: Vi acre waterfront lot with a great view over  more. Some terms available.                                                        the straits. Building site has been excavated and septic tank and  GIBSONS: Brand new 1200 sq ft 2 BR home on crawl space, plus        field in and approved. Only $29,500.  B'x20' patio and Ige carport, level 60x120 lot with park area In       GOWER POINT: Lge 1V. corner view lot with gentle southern  back. Priced to sell at $42,500, and only $2,500 down. Don't       slope, close to good beach. Would make 4 good sized lots. Priced  miss this one.                                                                            to sell at $42,500.  VETERANS RD: Well built 2 BR lull bsmt older home on 2'/i        JOHNSON RD. LANGDALE: Lge partly cleared view lot in area  acres level land. Many extras. Could be subdivided. Should be       of all new homes. This Is one of the last unbuilt lots In this area.  seen at $61,500.                                                                              Now only $13,500.  GIBSONS: one of the finer family homes, close to beach, shops,        FAIRVIEW RD: Excellent bldg lot with bldg site cleared septic  etc. 4 bdrms (master ensuite). Spacious living-dining rm., con-       system Is in, also water and hydro on property. Quiet residen-  venlent cabinet kit., vanity bath. Full bsmt features completed       tial area with many high quality homes. Only $14,500.  bdrm and rec rm, w/w carpets, 2 fireplaces, attached carport,       CHASTER RD: Bring all offers on 80' level cleared lot close to  also double garage equipped as workshop. Be sure to view this       new school, ok for trailers.  lovely home at only $58,000.                                                             REID RD: Large level lot 126x165. Priced to sell at $9,500.  GRANTHAM LANDING: Near new 3 BR full bsmt home with              E ,RE   Qw AGENTS F0R EVERGREEN PARKI ,Mn  one of the best views over Howe Sound this area has to offer          W���$ "����ZoZIMTin ^S DMve^and look  IW I^k " "tk!"8 "T^J' 2  ln,!h.S ^eplaCl89' P*r,'y       around as these lots are priced to sell from only $7,500 to $15,200 wonted to rent       mobile home/  tiowcl  Wanted to rent: garage ��� shed  ���basement, storage area. Lock-  able. Yearly. 886-7859 after 6  p.m. #41  WANTED TO RENT  Wanted to rent, single dwelling.  Pref. 2 bedrooms, under $175/  month. For local refined fish-  lady  and  son.^^86-2966 or  886-7888 #<S #42  piopeittj  1974 two bedroom Bcndix 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. waterpump, 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  Pratt Road. Large lot 76'x 125',  cleared and in fruit trees, $12,500  Phone 886-2155 tfn  New three bedroom house in  quiet residential area. This 1100  ,q.ft. house has a large kitchen  with 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  Chaster Koad. Lot 67'xl23'.  partly cleared. Ready for building. Close to school. $10,000.  Phone 886-9984 tin  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  A number to note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  rsV^HkAAA AA A AAAAAA At  FOR SALE BY OWNER  4.9 acres cultivated off North  Road. This farmette  has to  be seen to be  appreciated.  Two   dwellings,   barn,   etc.  L 886-7682       ^^  rtAAA AA A A A A A A A A A A  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  10.3 acres, Roberts Creek.  Subdividable to Five acres.  $35,000. Days 885-3537  Eyes 885-3971  Older Safeway mobile home.  Expando ��� LR, set up in mobile  park. $5,200 o.b.o. 885-3417 or  885-3310. #41  Four bedroom split-level in lower  Gibsons, l'/i baths, fireplace,  finished rec room, newly remodelled.   $49,500.   call   evenings.  885-573b #41  1.44 acres, Lower Roberts Creek  Rd., near Joe Rd. Subdividable.  $2,000 less than 1976 purchase  price. Sacrifice my equity $5,300.  Leave message: 886-9318.      #43  Two wooded lots, Anderson Avenue, Roberts Creek. Water and  hydro. App. 1 acre at $15,500.  885-3417or885-3310. #43  Furnished house, including  washer and dryer, ground level  suite (pr entrance) option to  buy���rent applied to purchase  price. Central Gibsons. 886-  2306. #41  SEE THIS  Duplex Home ��� Beautifully  finished with an extra touch.  Over 3,000 sq.ft., self contained  side by side, two bedrooms each,  w/w, four major appliances and  room for expansion. Only four  years old on large lot with good  garden soil and cement walks.  Marvellous shade trees, gorgeous  view, fiberglass decks and close  to all amenities. Use one side for  revenue suite, pays all taxes,  upkeep, and trip to Hawaii.  Ideal for retirement, family  living and investment purposes.  Asking $69,000. Phone 886-2940.  #43  moilne  141/2 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.  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  I5'(>" 'Sidcwing' ilourston Glas-  craft (new) - S.1.000; 42' sailboat 'Sea Falcon' (unrigged ferro  cement) ��� $35,000; 18' Sabrc-  craft 140 Merc - $4,900; 17'  K&C ThermoBloss, 115 HP  Evinrude - .80 50 HP  Merc Outboard ��� $600; Detroit  Diesels ��� Two 471 (in line);  ���Rebuilt V67I (marine cquip-  peditwit' Use gear 3:1; 3-cylinder  Nissln dioel  1975 22' 'Cai Glass' with  Command Bridge and 165  ...p. Mercruiscr complete with  .,11 options. $11,800  Call   Garden    Bay  Marine Services Ltd.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  foi /ole  The Gibsons  All Nighter  Wood Heater  The beet  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  1  1  ~  WE ALSO DO  CUSTOM WELDING  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  IAN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition ��nd  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458,  110 Mercury Outboard Motor,  used two seasons. Excellent  condition, $425. Call evenings,  883-2424 tfn  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.  22' Star sail boat and trailer,  Dacron sails, needs finishing.  $700.886-7859aftcr6p.m.     #41  II' Frontiersman, F.G. Boat,  excellent condition, $275, o.b.o.  Phone 886-7201 #42  XTTD  fmT*^B*  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  found  Found Thursday, sum of money  in Seaview Laundromat. 886-  7468. tfn  Found on road near Langdale  on Friday afternoon, one pack  sack of clothes, owner may claim  by identifying at Coast News  Office. #41  lo/t  Siberian   Husky,   female,  tooed. 885-2000, eves.  Tat-  #41  pel/  FREE KITTENS  Over  two   months,   male   and  female. 886-9443. #43  Purebred Border Collies; four  males, born August 1, 1978.  883-2553. tfn  b.c.C ijukon  FOR SALE: The Mennonite  Treasury of Recipes ��� 224  pages, spiral wire bound and  plastic tab indexed. Now available by mail at $6.50 post  paid. No COD's. Write The  Mennonite Treasury of Rec-  ipies, P.O. Box 1209, Stein-  bach, Man.    #41  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Photo Studio and store in  fast developing central  B.C. community. Established  20 years. For sale or partnership with younger energetic person. Write Box 126,  c/o 808, 207 West Hastings  St., Vancouver, B.C. #41  HELP GREENPEACE HELP:  Sellers urgently needed for the  Greenpeace Go Anywhere Lottery, Make money. Save life.  2108 W. 4th Ave., Vancouver.  Phone 736-0321 tfn  CARS FOR SALE: 1974 Buick  Le Sabre ��� air condition, p.s.  radio, radial tires, in excellent  condition. $3,600. 1976 G.M.C.  '/i 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  b.c.C yuhog  HELP WANTED: Deputy Clerk.  Location: Village of Vanderhoof.  Duties: Assist Clerk in administrative duties, prepare and process financial documents, maintain financial records, prepare  financial reports for Council,  supervise office staff, assist finance committee in annual budget preparation, assume duties  of clerk during any periods of  absence. Requirements: experience in the financial field, budgeting, cost accounting, inventories, general bookkeeping,  administrative ability and experience, ability to interpret  regulations, ability to prepare  comprehensive financial reports  for Council, ability to deal discreetly with the public, physically capable of performing all  duties required. Miscellaneous:  must be willing to assume other  duties as delegated by clerk.  Responsible to: clerk. Salary:  commensurate with ability,  knowledge and experience.  Applicants are to apply in writing,  stating full particulars, and  salary expected, by 20 October,  1978 to: the Clerk Treasurer,  Village of Vanderhoof, Box 97,  Vanderhoof, B.C. #42  FOR SALE: Registered Afghan  pups, ten generations of champions, show stock papered or  without papers. Box 1403 Vanderhoof, B.C. Phone 567-9005  after 6 p.m. #41  HELP WANTED: Well established Fraser Valley community  paper needs experienced general  new reporter. Experience in  court covcraged and camera  use an asset. Send resume Box  127 c/o 808, 207 W.Hastings,.  Vancouver, B.C. #41  FARMS OR REAL ESTATE:  Farm for sale ��� 200 acres under  cultivation, 30 more acres just  cleared. River frontage. Excellent land for growing corn if  irrigated. Good buildings. Phone  993-4321. #41  PETS: Rare Irish Wolfhound  puppies. Exceptional quality  and temperament. Line bred:  BailyKelly ��� Fleetwind ���  Ambleside. Champion stock.  To approved homes only. 246-  3800, Brandywine Farm, Crofton (Vancouver Island) B.C.    #41  MOBILE HOMES: 12x68 Deluxe  Safeway Canadiana 1973. 2 lg  bedrooms, central air-conditioning, metal skirting, furnished,  partial, unfurnished. Excel,  condition. #76 2400 Oakdale,  Kamloops. Offers! #41  FOR SALE: Jeep parts, new and  used for all jeeps 1941 to 1978.  Huge stock, low prices. Gemini  sales. 4736 East Hastings St..  Burnaby. B.C. 294-2623.        #41  PROPERTY FOR SALE: Com-  mcrcial concrete block building.  8850 sq ft three levels, on-site  parking. Downtown core. Contact Nvland REalty Ltd.. Box  2008. Salmon Arm. B.C. #41  b.c.C jgyhon  OUaol NtllS, UOIUUCI    IU,   IOIO  joi lent  IMPORTANT NOTICE!! During  the mall strike Greenpeace Go  Anywhere lottery tickets will be  distributed by Greenpeace volunteers. The number to call In this  area Is: 736-0321. tfn  HELP WANTED: Required  immediately car-truck salesman  for progressive Ford dealership in Spirit River, Alberta.  Applicants write stating experience qualifications and salary  expected: Cobran Motors, Box  309, Spirit River, Alberta.  (403) 864-3005 or (403) 539-  3665. #42  NOW RENTING  EXECUTIVE  HOUSE APARTMENTS  OVERLOOKING OIBSON5 HARBDU1  37 Deluxe  1 and 2 Bedroom Suites  ��� Controlled Front Entrance  ���Coloured Appliances  ���Cablevision  ��� Panoramic View  ��� Extra Sound-Proet Suites  ��� Drapes  ���Wallto-Wall Carpet  RENTS Irom $230.oo  lOINOllintPHONI.     00aRW24OO  "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:  AjaM\y    Amalgamated Con&iruct.on  aVaWatA Association  B.C. Road Builders  Association  II- ��� ��� - ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  rC|CTOP LT  HELP WANTED: Required  licensed mechanic for shop  foreman position for progressive  Ford dealership in Spirit River.  Alberta. Applicant should write  stating qualifications, salary  expected to: Cobran Motors,  Box 309. Spiril River, Alta.  (403) 863-3005 or (403) 539-  3665. #42  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Working partner/ partners  wanted by very active restaurant operation in rural N.E.  Alberta, now seating 97. New  facility soon available will include  90 seat cafeteria, fully licensed  dining room seating 100 with  dance floor, complete banquet  facilities. Responsibilities include  complete management of food  operations. Box 480. Vermilion.  Alberta. #41  SWAP: Four bedroom condominium Chilliwack. B.C., two  bathrooms, fireplace, full base  ment. Appliances included.  Carport. Trade equity $23,000  for acreage. Balancing owing  S 11.500. Private. Write Box 295.  Sardis B.C. 792-7700. #41  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Earn a second income. Learn  Income Tax preparation with the  All-Canadian Company U&R  Tax Services. No previous training required. Send for free brochure today. U&R Tax Services.  2579  Portage   Ave..   Winnipeg.       " ���'��"���"���  '-'���'"        ���*-  Ruby Lake  Restaurant  will be closed October 20, 21, and 22.  Our new menu and  winter hours will  be announced soon.  wwwvwm  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE:���eST LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS - MEMORIALS- PREARRANGEMENTS  D. A. Devlin        0 Q ��   ACCl      1665 Seaview  Director 000*733 I Gibions  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  NOTICE  A meeting to discuss the purchase of  the greenbelt property (Soames Park)  in Soames Point will be held as  follows:  Date: October 13,1978  Time: 7:30 p.m.  Place:     Langdale School Gymnasium  All interested persons are invited to  attend.  NOTICE  NOTICE TO SOAMES POINT AND  DISTRICT SPECIFIED AREA ELECTORS  To clarify the intent of the by-law which is to purchase the "Greenbelt Area" in Soames Point.  The following is the resolution which was passed by  the Board of Directors on February 21. 1978:  WHEREAS the Regional Board of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District has been requested to establish a specified area for the purpose ol providing a  greenbelt to the community of Electoral Area F',  AND WHEREAS the Regional Board is empowered  with respect to that part of the Regional District  not within a city, district, town or village to undertake any work or service under the provisions ol  Part XVI of the Municipal Act,  AND WHEREAS to provide greenbelt to Electoral  Area 'F' it is necessary to acquire land,  NOW THEREFORE the Regional Board of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District authorizes:  1. The preparation of a specified area by-law to  provide for collection of monies for the purpose ol  purchasing greenbelt.  2. The senior officer of the Regional District to  sign an interim Agreement for Sale to the amount  of $200,000 being the purchase price for D.L.  694, Plan 3178, Block A, the property known as  Soames Point.  3. A referendum be held to establish the acceptability of the specified area by-law to the residents of Area 'F'.  4. The entire cost of providing this greenbelt shall  be borne by the owners of land in the said specified area.  5. The property, if acquired, will remain a local  greenbelt area only and the administration of the  area would be a group of Area 'F' trustees. There  would be no development of intensive use park  facilities on the site and limited provision for  parking will be made on the site.  Certified correct:  V  C.        /Va? i J/LC- y  Secretary-Treasurer  TH^K  XOO  ,G\BSONS\  for another great season  Once again the BEACHCOMBERS will be seen around the world  including Britain, West Germany, Japan, Australia, Jamaica, Singapore, New Zealand and Malaysia.  You can watch the following episodes SUNDAY NIGHTS at 7:00 p.m.:  1978 1979  Oct.15 Popping the Question  Oct.22 Constable Sam Jones  Oct.29 Talking Stick  Nov.5 Eye in the Sky  Nov.12 Graveyard Shallows  Nov.19 (pre-emption)  Nov.26 Serpent's Tooth  Dec.3       The Ship that Wouldn't Die  Dec.10 (pre-emption)  Dec.17 Last of theHandliners  Dec.24 Bandits  Dec.31 Maiden Voyage  (subject to change)  Jan. 7  Jo-Jo  Jan.14  Welcome Swimmer  Jan.21  The Premier  Jan.28  Fire Wind  Feb.4  Wolf Song  Feb. 11  (pre-emption)  Feb.18  Graw Train  Feb.25  The Only Greek in Town  Mar.4  Deadhead  Mar.11  (pre-emption)  Ma-\18  The Patriarch Part One  Mar. 25  The Patriarch Part Two  SEE YOU NE*T  SEASON \  The Beachcombers  Cast and Crew  Hugh Beard  Executive Producer ^oast News, October 10,1978  Sechelt Council  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5.00 will be offered for the correct solution drawn from  the barrel locating the above. Send your entries to the Coast News, Box  460. Gibsons. Last week's winner was Karl Messner of R.R.#4 Kearton,  Box 20. Gibsons, B.C., who correctly located the Mediaeval Soldier model  on Robin Allen's work shop at Reed Road.  Continued from page one  able. Council expressed thc  hope that developer Mr.  Len VanEgmond would cooperate and soon have a  crushed gravel surface  (in the road.        ',  On Friday of last week thc  road, though not finished,  was usable.  The land behind Mr. Hat  field's property on Ebb Tide  owned by Glenniont Holdings,  was once again brought under  discussion. Alderman Frodc  Jorgensen informed those  present that, though Glenniont had levelled the ground  off as requested; thev had left  a ten foot drop at thc rear of  Hatfield's boundary. This  drop was in Ihe area allotted  to a lane. Jorgensen asked  that a letter be sent, advising  Glenniont they had thirty  days    in    which    to   rectify  the situation, or the Village  would do it and bill them. This  was passed by Council.  Speaking on the subdivision  aS a whole, Alderman Thompson asked. "How the hell  was this subdivision approved  in tlie first place, when there  wus no allowance made for  paved access to the lots?"  It was noted that thc unsold portion of the subdivision  plus an affiliated one on'  Bowen Island were on the  market, and that there may be  a chance of negotiating a  solution to the ongoing  problems with the new owners  it and when it was sold.  ' iie *4e ^ *m**&? ^ ^k* *te ���if *i* "4? ��!��� ���if 4t? ?fe  ' *R *IJ* ���^ ^^^ far* "aP *& *aV* *T* *t* ^T* ^P *P *P  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886-7744  "LASSIFIED ADS  YOS+U'S  '1  i  Li  RESTAURANT  October 15 Sunday Brunch  12 Noon  Roast Lamb wilh Mint Sauce  Daily Special  Lunch Smorgasbord  Variety Smorgasbord  Every Evening  From Tues. ���Sat.  CLOSED on MONDAY  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre 1  ,886-8015 /  Film  Society Fire Prevention Week  I'lterc   were   onlj    twenU  le .it California Split last  lhc  Oscar " in-  nin    mill   lion sln>; I from thc  Board,    'lhc  lie,     was     also  d msly. the Film  -,i ���. ive  vv ill'  ��� i md il i  li   ,       i. some  iii mg   from   pre-  ipi     mn , lhal lhc Film  .    .    ;   en ablt  in sur  Ihis   i I hai k.     At  this  lint, we can ���-. t i 11 guarantee  mwings  ol   lhc   other  two  : ���- already booked,  in  Buffalo Bill  id lhc Indians loi October 20  Duvall, Siss> Spa-  '���'  I.  in Three  i, ii i  .   .      iiil.tr .1.   Il is  probable    thai    there  vvmild have been more people  .'i California Split il il had nol  ci ii sen ��� in cl ,11  lhc begin-  ; o" o| ,i holiday weekend.  (Im mi rctar\. Joy Graham.  was telling mc a short time  ago thai she had heard criticisms nl lhc Film Society's  programming as films that  .I- bod) has seen. Of Ihe  firesl lour films, only California  Spill has ever bet n shown at  ihe Twilight Theatre previous.) . and lhal was four years  ago. li has probably been  shown on television, and certain.) Buffalo Kill and thc Indians was shown on Channels  7 and 8 last month. Not everyone has television, and of  those thai do, not all have  cable which is necessary to rc-  cciv e Channels 7 and 8. In any  case, there arc people who  have televisions who will not  watch good films on their sets  because they arc so grossly  distorted in the process of reduction to the twenty-one or  twenty-eight inch screen. Cinemascope films, such as California Spill and Buffalo Bill  suffer particularly. Even before ihe television programmers stari i hopping the films  up to fit in forty-five minutes  or so of commercials, thc wide  screen films have as much as  twenty percenl cut off each  I ��� ;,!., -. |,j  mg.  I do  ,i ii. I    d recctil  nil's st i  i ha; .   in d io bi  Robcrl  Allnian's  lh.wster  MeLoud,  lhc him was shown late at  night, bul lh ��� television pro-  graniii i rs had kincllj  "clea' i .1 u lhc soundtrack  so II ,tl no cars would nol he  rtfli led .a h impieties as  "hi Ishit' 11 iv ing seen per-  h:i|   iln Ii   film on thc  |  "     uld certainly nol  ���   m sei ing ii pro-  il I could, for Allnian is  tin outstanding director whose  lilnis   deserve   much   better  (rcatmi in than they receive on  tele\ isi ui. I think Ihat most of  In in  liki any other fine films,  : lh) of more lhan one  ���   I know lhal there are  i people who have  i;  Three   Women  i ai     jrcati)  looking I'or-  iiiinl   'sei ing this outstand-  i lib    lor a sei ond time.   I  do not Hunk Ihe film has ever  been shown on television as tl  was released only hist year.  I ' en il n had been, one could  in   in i    feel that il hail been  seen b)  watching it on tele-  v ision than one could claim to  have seen ihe Mona Lisa if one  had simply seen a reproduction of il on a postage stamp.  As mentioned in earlier columns, I am always pleased to  receive programming suggestions. California Split, however, was one of the suggestions I received, and the people who suggested it were not  there, li docs make mc wonder whether it's worth the effort (unpaid) which goes into  endeavouring to offer films for  minority audiences. The  K wall I ah moss Film Society  has always enjoyed support ol  Ihe management of lhc Twilight Theatre, but their own  recreational programmes are  not subsidized, and I do nol  believe it is reasonable to expect them to subsidize the  Society's. The facility involves a considerable investment, and the owners are entitled to expect a return on  Iheir investment. I will conclude with thc hope that the  next presentations arc better  patronized.  Fire! We like to think that  it always happens somewhere  else. Fire Prevention Week.  October H to 14, has special  significance this year, says  Gibsons Fire Chief, Carl  Horner, because the recent  propane lire in thc village  jolts us into remembering  the ever-present dangers of  lire from many causes in our  community.  The proclamation calls on  schools to hold fire drills  and to give special instruction in fire prevention. Thc  proclamation calls for the  inspection of theatres, hospitals, and assembly buildings  lo ensure lhc protection of  occupants when  lire strikes.  FRESH SHRIMP  & PRAWNS  4:00 P.M.  GIBSONS WHARF  F.V. JAN ELAINE  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Kcv.T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St.Mary's (iibsons  In Sechelt:8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00a.tu. Holy Family Church  885-9526  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin  .Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study   Tuesday      7:30  I'aslor Ted Doodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated wiih the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Hay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  88(1-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat.. 4:00 p.m.  Sl.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School -4:45a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Revival .7:1X1 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  *9��*    REAL ESTATE  * INSURANCE  FLOROfi  GENCIES LI  FaLOHON     Bm 238 1589 Marine Drive Gibsons,  AGENCIES LTD  RON McSAVANEY  'AGENT  885-3339  Bk-ffi^^ -aaw^ lawaw^t^kw+*M  rj>zarjrj*?jw'jw-.AW  S  +hrtpjc���t  White $434 -57  Hotpoint Dryer    ���  Four drying programmes: normal tuned,  normal automatic, automatic knits, and  automatic permanent press. 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COME ON IN, SEE THE DODGE.PLYMOUTH.CHRYSLER SHOW  next to St. Mary's Hospital-Sechel  AND AT THE TRAIL BAY MALL  ON OCTOBER 12,13 & 14  *************************************************************  ENTER OUR DRAW FOR MANY PRIZES.  *************************************************************  85-5111  Deposit coupon at Suncoast Chrysler or Trail  Bay Mall drop-off box.Watch for prize details  in next week's Coast News.  ossssss coupon ssssssc  CO                                     ]7B.GPRIZE8i-    Makeo{ CO  W Name Vehicle ...;  Ul  ���0 CO  M  Address Model   im  CO  Phone No Year  CO  (A Entrants must be 16 yrs or older CO  nsssssssssssssssssssc �����   "* :** .    r  I  ��� a  The Sunshine  Serving the Sunshine Coasl since 1945  Iff lift  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15�� per copy on news stands  October 17,1978  Volume 31, Number 42  SiWiMSWMSI  Choice of administrators  Schools discussion  One of the critical items on  the agenda at Thursday's  School Board meeting in  Pender Harbour last Thursday was "Public discussion  on input regarding appointment of new principal".  District Superintendent  John Denley spoke of thc  critical timing involved in  this matter, and presented a  recommended time line  which would have province-  wide advertising on October  were given forty-five minutes pressed the opinion that  to discuss the selection of a Pender Harbour residents  principal and asked to appoint were regarded as hill-billies  a recorder/spokesperson to and Ihat this used, at one  report back later. A suggested lime, to be thought of Gib-  guide was provided which had sons residents. An apprecia-  scclions devoted to personal Hon of the basic occupations  characteristics, professional of Pender Harbour residents,  characteristics, important logging and fishing, was also  factors with regard to relation- mentioned. The same group  ships with pupils, parents and wished to have the honour  teachers, and a section for roll reinstilutcd. The other  anything    not    covered    by group thought character was  those  points.   During   these of prime  importance.   Good  13, 14, 16, and 20 with Octo-    discussions the Coast  News consistent    discipline,    with  ber 31 proclaimed as the clos-    heard    high    praise    for   a parent   involvement,   strong  ing   date   for   applications,    previous      principal      Mrs. leadership, and good rapport  Fleming, who was termed by with    teachers    were    other  What was termed the Pender  be received by October 26  and a short list of candidates  completed by November 9.  Interviews are scheduled for  November 18 and 19 with  November 23 as thc date for  announcement or discussion  of alternate strategies in the  event no suitable candidate  has been found with duties  to commence on either January 1 or February 1. The two  Start Input Document was to one participant, "the best points which were brought  we've ever had." Many won- forward, and age was felt  dered where acting principal not necessarily to be a con-  John Nicholson learned to be sideration.  so cool, calm and collected When thc groups had  and wished that somebody finished reporting to the  like him or Mrs. Fleming whole assembly, Superin-  could be found for the posi- tendent Denley termed it a  tion. Mrs. Fleming was prin- n,ost valuable exercise,  cipal of Pender Harbour and Chairman Don Douglas  Secondary School for five ,old ,nc c����s< News that the  years and was remembered '"put from public meetings  for her understanding rela- was laken very seriously,  dates are lo cater to the tionship with both thc children ���s is provided for in the  possibility of a suitable candt- amj tne community as a School Board Policy which  date being found who was whole, reads: "It shall be the respon-  involved in a semester sit- Reporting to the meeting sibility of the Board to ascer-  uation. Mr. Denley said that as a wn0|e after the dis- tain with the parents of the  we would want the sort of cussion periods, thc feelings various schools, the educa-  person who would want to were expressed that thc selec- tional needs of each corn-  complete the semester upon tctj person should have a munity," and in another  which she/he was working sh(,uld preferably have a section: "Thc Board will  and said that a release from country background and that decide on thc successful  contract could bc arranged j, ^,as immaterial whether candidate following such  thc person was male or fe- interviewing as it may deem  male. Small. community necessary, bearing in mind  school experience was felt the observations of thc  to be desirable to one group, District Superintendent of  while thc other opted for a Schools,    any    criteria    as  Sunshine Coast danger spots  Gas storage concern  Provincial Emergency Programme Co-ordinator  Art MePhee makes his report to the Regional Board  last Thursday night.  if such a candidate was  selected. The terms of  teachers' contracts prescribe  that resignations can be submitted only twice per year:  at Christmas or the summer  break.  Mr. Denley then suggested  that the assembly divide into orientation toward  groups to discuss desired academjc students  qualifications and characteristics for a model principal. There were, however, a  number of questions asked  before this was effected.  One of the residents of  Pender Harbour present was  ruled out of order by Chairman Don Douglas when he  wished to bring up thc matter  of administrators who were  reassigned to teaching  positions. In response to an  other question, Superintendent Denley said that thc  matter   of   tenure   was   no  Seattle visit  Students excited  ,     ,      . ,     , The first educational meet- arc held on the third Thurs-  minimum of five years' ex-   developed by the community        "^ Board of Schoo, day of each month. Chairman  brief which  the  school   !!��     .      ..       ,���,���,,��� ���/,,,��� D A   ���..���  r>���,���i���.  perience al all levels, Grade any  eight   to   twelve,   and   an staff  ma.v  wish   to  submit.  non. and  such  other  criteria   as  One decided    by    the    Board."  group    specifically    wanted The   Pender   Harbour   rcsi-  someone    without     precon- dents were thanked for their  Trustees    for   the    1978/79 ofjhe Board,  Don  Douglas  School   Year   was   held   in laid   the   Coast   News   that  Pender Harbour School  last business   matters   had   now  Thursday,   October   5.   The been excluded from the educa-  Board's educational meetings tional    meetings   except    if  are held on the first Thurs- approved    unanimously    by  ceptions about  Pender Har-   participation  and  appluadcd rf each  momh  (excep,   ,he who,e Board  ,��� ,he pas,  bour. During the discussions,   by the Trustees and School        .     (he summer vacation)   such matters were regularly  one of this group  had  ex-    Board personnel.  Community TV sought  New student initiative  while the business meetings a part of the agenda. Apart  from the public part of the  meeting, there were two  "in camera" sessions devoted  to pupil and professional  personnel matters.  All of the Trustees except  for Trustee Spcikermann  wer present in addition to  District Superintendent Denley, Secretary-Treasurer  Roy Mills and Supervisor of  request  operation   from  CBC   Radio    Instruction/Acting    Principal  In thc portion of his report to the Regional Board dealing witli  the storage of hazardous materials, Provincial Emergency  Programme Co-ordinator MePhee said that there was considerable cause for concern on thc Sunshine Coast.  On thc subject of propane storage tanks. MePhee said that  there were simply too many storage tanks of hazardous size on  the Sunshine Coasl to be listed.  But il was to thc storage of gasoline that MePhee directed thc  directors' attention principally. He said that of thc scve   I  locations on the Sunshine Coast where the tanks were loc.  only one. the Esso storage station at Madeira Park, could n-  adequate safety standards.  For III., .est. MePhee listed all of the oil companies in outlining the gasoline hazards. All of thc oil companies were involved.  Specifically, thc Emergency Standard Oil had four  Programme Co-ordinator storage tanks at Andy's Bay  pointed out with the aid of again with inadequate dyking,  photographs that the 10.000 In addition one of the four  gallons storage tank owned tanks, containing 12,000  by Gulf Oil at McNab Creek gallons of gasoline, was one  had no adequate dyking and foot, ten inches out of plumb,  no fence around it. A  major area  of concern  3 Cars down there to stay  Chlorine lost  The Sunshine Coast Regional Board heard a chilling report  from Provincial Emergency Programme Co-ordinator Art  MePhee at the regular meeting held on Thursday, October  12. Mr. MePhee was reporting to the Regional Board on the  three rail cars containing chlorine lost recently from a barge on  the way to the MacMillan-Bloedel mill in Powell River, as well  as on the condition of the gasoline storage tanks on the Sunshine Coast.  MePhee reported that the Provincial Secretary of his organization had told him that the case of the missing chlorine tanks is  a closed case. "Thc chance of recovering the tanks is over,"  said MePhee. According to the Provincial Emergency Programme Co-ordinator, the chlorine in the rail cars is in liquid  form and constitutes no hazard to human beings. Apparently  in its liquid state the gas is heavier than water and will not be  able to rise to the surface if it is a depth of sixty fathoms. "It  can be lethal only to fish in a very limited area," said MePhee.  MePhee pointed out that the bottom of the ocean where it is  believed that the tanks went down is very rocky and rough with  high iron ore deposits which militate against a successful  search. "It is regrettable, "said MePhee, "but those three  tanks are there to stay."  Director George Gibb stated that he had heard that thc  chlorine cars had in fact been located. He was not sure of thc  details but said that he believed a Seaspan tug had been involved.  Another concern of thc Provincial Emergency Programme  Co-ordinator was the question of chlorine tanks which arc left  unguarded on Gibsons Wharf from time to time despite the  locked space provided for their protection. MePhee pointed out  that there was a combination lock on the area and all thc deliverers of thc propane had to do was ask the wharfinger for lhc combination but this they neglected to do.  Elphinstone    Student   Re- Communities  in  the  discus- zones and we have no local  search Productions has sent sion   of  local   and   national radio  station.   We  do  have  the   following   brief  to   the issues. At the present time three community newspapers  I'SPV-S" .,uu"'n    r.Tnnna'i   Canadian   Radio   Television we are working on our third and  we   have  received   co  dtttcrent   witn   a    principal                            ,. ,      ...   , &  th       t    i�� with i teacher    Commission,  which  will   be Community Forum, a re  tnan ii was wnii a i          .   mecting   jn    Vancouver   on by the Sunshine Coast Region- and CKVU-TV in Vancouver of Pender Harbour Secondary  A pnncipaisnip, ne saio,    a     the 24th of this month. al District to research recyc- on previous forums. We look School, John Nicholson. Over  simply an assignment, a              ���M^ ^ us�� t[]c applica. |jng apd a|,ernate methods of at Cable 10, our community twenty  residents  of Pender  teacner was give   tne p^^    tion of Coast Cablevision to waste disposal,  to  be  held channel,   telling   the   time, Harbour were also present,  palship    wi          is                 renew  its   license   to  serve December 3. giving weather  reports  and Corrine Brown of the school's  standing. Ihere was, ne saia,   GibsoI|s and  Seche|t  as  an ..Thc      Sunshine      Coast the       occasional       service Student   Council   addressed  no answer to ano   erqucs        opportunity to discuss Com- has in some ways thc same announcement and wish we the assembly concerning thc  whicnwasraseawiinregara   munity Tv with the Commis- problems   as   Canada.    We could use it. excitement which the forth-  to tne age lacior. mans            gjon_   Wc   are   wrjting   on |ivc on a peninsula accessible      "We have some TV equip- coming   visit   to   Seattle   is  a   question   as    o                  behalf of Elphinstone Student only  by ferry.   Some   24/25 ment.   The   School   District engendering in thc students.  ��rwi��     involvement     sub    Research     Productions,     a small  communities   arc   ex- Resource   Centre   has   pro- In   addition   to   seeing   the  puouc     iii    n                air    conccrncd group 0f students, tended along the coastal peri- vided the students with the exhibition   devoted   to   the  sequent to tntnit iing.             who following up on the U.N. meter connected  by  50���60 following: two black and white treasures   of   Tulankahmun,  the negative  The assen  into  two groups,  and  they  Habitat Conference  in  Van-    miles of winding road. The  portable cameras; two black    the students will b,c seeing the  s divided by the tele-  and   white   static   cameras; ' "*   :   phone  '"The'assembly then divided   couver in l976 are "^'"S t0   area is divided by the tele-  and   white   static   cameras;    vast Boeing complex in Seat-  j���, ���  ������������������    ������j   ,i,������   involve  the  Sunshine  Coast    phone    company    into    two two   colour   half  inch   VTR  tic where a tour has been  which can double as a switcher organized for them. Corrine  while recording. Also we have    expressed     lhc     gratitude  a sound mixer and various  microphone and sound  equipment.  "We have recorded the  Forums as well as interviews with visiting experts  and some community events.  As a direct result of these  Forums the school is offering  this year a Communications  course  which   has  attracted  of the students to Mr. Bread  tier for Ihe work he has done  on their behalf in organizing  thc excursion. She felt they  would bc in good hands with  Mark  Myers as thc  driver.  District Superintendent  John Denley echoed Corrinc's  enthusiasm over this event  which involves over 450 stu-  was  also   the   Esso   storage  tanks    al    Hopkins.    Again  there was inadequate dyking  in thc event of a  spill  and  MePhee pointed oul lhal a fire  in that location wnuld effectively  close  off  North   Road  and Highway 101 and render  Ihe   ferry   terminal   al    the  'lth  end  of  thc   Sunshine  ��� inaccess;l lp,  he ��� a i  C(��K ,cll  tanks i.B.,, in the Gibsons  harbour area. MePhee pointed  out that these tanks were  installed almost thirty years  ago and their location could  place the whole of thc harbour  business area in jeopardy  should an accident occur.  On Franci' Peninsula.  Gulf Oil has twenty-five  thousand gallons of oil stored  on the edge of Pender Harbour. "The retaining dyke is  by no means oil-proof." said  MePhee.  The Emergency Co-ordinator stressed Ihat prevention  of oil spills is a hundred  times better than a cure. Hc  also pointed out that the  largest oil tanker truck in  Canada serves the Sunshine  Coast over some very questionable highways. "There  are some storage difficulties  definitely." said MePhee.  "but a great deal of thc  danger lies in when these  materials are in transit."  Among thc recommendations made by Co-ordinator  MePhee was that thc Regional  District should acquire a  supply of thc materials used  to clean up oil slicks. Hc  pointed out that when vandals  released oil into Porpoise  Bay recently materials had  to be borrowed from Shell  Oil in Gibsons and Gulf Oil  on the Francis Peninsula.  He also urged thai the  Provincial Fire Marshall  bc asked to look at the gasoline storage tanks on the  Sunshine Coast and thai in  meetings with the Department  of Highways improvements  in thc dangerous roads  locally should be urged.  , , ��� dents from up and down thc  *1" !.'.i.lS  ��� 111 .StU.^rl!    Sunshine Coasl  (ravelling to  " *  '" " "     Seattle to see the treasures  This vehicle complete with dune buggy on the back ended in tne dltcn at tne  corner of Beach Avenue and Marine Drive in Gibsons. The driver had swerved  to avoid collision with another vehicle. _^______  who wish to make a career  in broadcasting. This too  has created an interest in  Community TV.  "We have good relations  with John Thomas of Coast  Cablevision who has agreed  to bring the head ends down  to thc schools in Sechelt and  Gibsons to make school access to Cable easier. Alter  our Forum on November 27.  Continued on page seven  assembled in Ihis exhibition.  He was high in his praise of  the work of Mr. Bob Wctmorc.  Principal of Roberts Creek  Elementary School who has  co-ordinated the visit on a  district-wide basis. Thc  students have seen videotapes concerning thc great  archaeological discovery in  preparation lor their visit  to the exhibition.  Coast News columnist George Matthews accepts his cheque from a repfesent-  ative of MacMillan-Bloedel at the Airport Inn in Vancouver last Friday night.  Both Matthews and fellow-columnist Peter Trower won honourable mention in  the annual journalism contest sponsored by the forest company.  School trustees  Nominations in order  In closing lhc School Board  meeting last week, Chairman Don Douglas reminded  those present thai nominations are in order for three  seats on thc Board of School  Trustees in Areas 'A' and  'B' and in lhc Village of  Sechelt currently held by  Trustees Peter Prescesky,  Claus .Spcikermann and  Maureen Clayton, Trustee  Prescesky has already  announced that hc will not  seek re-election, and Trustee  Clayton told thc Coast News  on Thursday that she will  not be seeking re-election.  Trustee Spcikermann was  away al a conference on  community schools in Winnipeg when thc Coasl News  called, so il is not known  whether or not he is seeking  re-election.  The Coasl News learned  that another Bowen Island  resident. Mr. Brian Hodgins,  is   considering   running   for  this seal. Area 'B' covers all  thc properties lying cast of the  Sechelt Indian Reserve  except for thc Village of  Gibsons, and il includes  Porpoise Buy. Tuwanek,  Davis Bay. Roberls Creek,  Langdale and Gambier and  Keats Islands as well as  Bowen Island. Ihe Chairman  of the Board. Don Douglas,  urges thc public to give  serious though) lo these  vacancies. Nominations close  on October 30nt noon,  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday Coast News, OctoberJ7,1976\  J. {��lil  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  Editorial Department:  John Burnside-Editor  Production Department:  Bruce Wilson  Advertising Department:  Penny Christian  Ian Corrance -Photographer/   office:  Reporter     M.M.Laplante  Cynthia Christensen  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $12.00 per year; $8.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  Gasoline hazards  We have absolutely no wish to be  alarmist, but when Art MePhee, Provincial Emergency Programme Coordinator points out Ihat in every case bul  one thc storage facilities for gasoline  here on the Sunshine Coast constitute  a potential hazard it's time to pay attention. Something should be done about it  and done soon.  There already is existing a proposal  thai a tank farm featuring all the latest  safety features in a centralized setting  should be constructed near Sechelt on  land which thc Sechelt Indian Band has  Chlorine cars  There is something highly unsatisfactory about this whole business of the  rail cars full of chlorine which just  cannot be found. It is difficult to understand how such things can be allowed to  happen. After all this is an age of advanced technology. We have equipment  which can scan the sea bottom and locate  fish. It is difficult to understand why  three rail cars can defy our expertise.  A suggestion made at the Regional  Board meeting that a Higgs Buoy or some  sort of electronic device could be attached  lo future shipments to facilitate Iheir  location in event of an accident would  appear to have merit.  Applause for students  Again the initiative of the students of  Elphinstone Secondary School is to be  applauded. In the last year or so they  have taken some commendable initiatives such as the Community Forum  which was so informative on the subject of herbicides and they have organized an upcoming forum on thc question"  of solid waste disposal which should  also prove most informative.  Their  most  recent   initiative  is  the  Telephone service  Wc had lunch recently with representatives of B.C. Telephone on the  subject of a recent editorial bemoaning  the fact that il is not possible to make  telephone calls throughout this area  vv ilhotit inclining lung distance charges.  The telephone man pointed out that a  survey a couple of years ago saw a majority of Pender Harbour residents in favour of being able to phone Gibsons  bul thai a majority of Gibsons residents  were not in favour of the direct line to  Pender Harbour.  There is of course a concomitant  increase in rates for such service, and  in these days of spiralling everything,  any increase that can bc avoided must be  given serious consideration.  It may be. however, that the residents  of Gibsons might be interested in casting  an eye on the future of our Sunshine  Coast. As time goes by there will without  doubt be a tendency to centralize administrative facilities and Sechelt has a  natural, central geographic advantage  over the older village. Sechelt will  undoubtedly continue to attract a variety  of governmental offices because of the  advantageous location. There arc payrolls involved in this matter and the  lack of toll-free telephoning from Gibsons  throughout the Sunshine Coast is an  additional disadvantage that thc village  does not need.  .from the files of Coast News  5 YEARS AGO  Agnes Labonte resigns as Chairman of the School Board for School  District #46. Mrs. Labonte served  six years on the board.  Don Lockstead announces that  agreement has finally been reached  on Ihe building of a medical clinic  at Pender Harbour.  10 YEARS AGO  Delegates to the largest political  convention ever heard in B.C. recently elected Dr. Pat McGeer as the  leader of the provincial Liberal  party. An editorial in the Coast News  read: "The fortunes of the Liberal  party are on the rise throughout  Canada. Trudeaumania is turning  into Trudeau reality; this will have a  favourable impact on the political  fate of any provincial Liberal  Leader."  15 YEARS AGO  A most unusual boat designed  and built on the Sunshine Coast by  Jack Gooldrup for his sister Jean  and her husband Bill Braun. The boat  is a houseboat on a catamaran  hull, and Jean plans to use it to do  some commercial trolling while her  husband goes logging on the west  coast of Vancouver Island.  The federal Liberal government  announces that the Roberts Creek  wharf will be moved or dismantled.  Rockgas    Propane    Limited    have  indicated an interest In buying the  wharf.  20 YEARS AGO  The Welcome Beach Community  Hall was opened at Redrooffs Road.  The hall was a centennial project.  Kato, the Finnish milkman of  Hopkins Landing, died recently.  25 YEARS AGO  Local businesses in Sechelt are  sponsoring a free shopper's bus to  serve the area from Wilson Creek to  West Sechelt.  Tilly Rolston, Minister of Education  in W.A.C.Bennett's government  and the first woman'in Canada to  hold a cabinet post with portfolio,  died recently in Vancouver General  Hospital.  30 YEARS AGO  The B.C.Power Commission  representatives visiting the Sunshine  Coast announce that two definite  power extensions will take place  this year In the Gower Point and  East Roberts Creek areas.  A Sechelt farmer, R.H.Henton,  points out that all the mooted  improvements in roads, transportation, postal service, lights, telephone, water, fire protection, schools,  health, etc., etc. means increases in  taxation which a goodly portion of  the residents of this area came here  to avoid.  L  said it would be willing to make available, lt makes sense to modernize and  centralize these hazardous materials  before a fire or another oil spill makes us  wish it had been done sooner.  If the oil companies are reluctant to  move then all possible pressure should  be brought to bear on them. As things  stand, their storage tanks are said to be  in non-conforming status with existing  zoning regulations and if the oil companies balk at relocation and modernization pressure can be and should bc  applied.  Apart from the location of lost chlorine  cars, what investigation of the incident  has been undertaken? What steps are  being taken to ensure that a recurrence  of such a thing is highly unlikely? We  simply can't go around dumping lethal  materials into the environment with  long-range impunity, and yet there is  little evidence that this incident is  being treated as seriously as it would  seem to deserve.  The whole thing leaves an uneasy  feeling and not least about the attitude  of government agencies in the event of  such incidents.  brief which they are sending to the  CRTC when it arrives in Vancouver  later this month. It is a brief about  community use of the the community  TV channel and again the energy and  enthusiasm being shown by the students  is a factor which will possibly contribute  much to the life of their community.  They and the teachers responsible for  these forums and initiatives deserve  our gratitude and our support.  a^tt't  >��**&  ���)-, :���$  A  v/-  U��� ..' >���'���  0^  M  .  Anvil Island, 1910. In 1792, Captain George Vancouver had given  the island its name from its distinctive shape. F.L.Keeling had  pioneered this site, near Irby Point, in the 1880's. Clay from the  Keeling pre-emption was first made into bricks in 1900. Bricks  marked ANVIL ISLAND contributed their share to the burgeoning  city of Vancouver. Digging such as that seen in progress here left  the former orchard slope in a series of terraces. These are now  occupied by buildings of Daybreak Point Bible Camp, operated by  The Bretheren, of Vancouver. The beach at the summer camp's  beautiful little cove Is strewn with broken bricks from onetime kilns.  Keeling family photo courtesy Vancouver City Archives and Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R.Peterson  mrmmmati  Musings  John Burnside  Years ago in teachers'  college my roommate, a fellow  called Sparky Carr from New  Liskeard in Northern Ontario,  stuck a cartoon on thc wall  of the tiny room we shared in  the men's dormitory, il  showed a couple of fellows  leaning back in chairs with  their feet on a desk which was  a veritable chaos of books,  papers, ash trays, empty  bottles, and discarded clothing. The caption read, "Tomorrow wc have to get  organized."  It was highly appropriate  at thc time and twenty years  later it has neither been  forgotten nor lost its relevancy. Then, as now, the  physical evidence of tasks  being planned or half underway tended to accumulate  around me while I fought  twin tendencies of indolence  and procrastination to an  unsatisfactory draw.  It's almost twenty years  since Sparky Carr and I shared  thai tiny, cluttered room and  organization and I arc still  at the negotiation table.  Despite the passage of thc  years and the chaos of personal affairs and belongings  which has been my constant  companion since those days  I have not lost hope that  organization and efficiency  arc jusl around the corner.  I am still on thc verge of thai  final breakthrough into a  world of calm and orderly  efficiency which I only glimpse  in the lives of others.  To the end of achieving.  at last, that breakthrough I  am joining lhc ranks of lhc  lis! makers. Now I am. of  course, aware thai list-making  in ilsell is no guarantee that  the longed-for organization  will surely follow. lull il seems  like a step iu lhc right direction. To begin wilh I'll try  for a general list and when I  have successfully achieved  the generalities then we'll  lake a crack al the refinements of list making, the daily  or weekly list.  Heading any list of mine  must be the injuction, "Stay  away from bars and taverns."  Since the days when Sparky  and I were roommates, I  have spent much of my lime  in northern and rural pails of  Canada where drinking is the  lifestyle of whole communities  and I have, let il bc said,  partaken of that lifestyle  with more enthusiasm than  good sense. Il is nol only Ihe  actual time spent in bars,  though lhal can he considerable, which constitutes  the problem but lhc lime  required the next day for  recuperation is also consider  able. Even on those occasions  when the after effects of a  prolonged bar session are not  particularly painful there is  Ihe facing the day with the  mind like congealed porridge,  the finding that the simplest  tasks become almost more  than can be borne. No. at  the head of the list, written  with the bold sure hand of  experience, let it be said that  organization and alcohol  arc largely incompatible.  Next on my general list  would be thai other deadly  enemy, nicotine. Smokers of  cigarettes are now forced into  a minority position and that  thc habit is deadly everyone  has accepted. A few years  ago. as lhc majority group,  smokers would assume public  smoking as n birthright.  They would light up and  puff away oblivious of the  discomfort they were causing  others. It's a different game  now. In buses, planes and  ferry boats, smokers find  that there arc places where  they may not sit. Nor arc non-  smokers prepared to bc the  passive victims of the noxious  fumes. Wilh word and gesture  they increasingly indicate  their discomfort and from  being smugly unaware the  smoker increasingly begins  to feci like a modern day  pariah.  Bul it is not the medical  or social aspects of smoking  that concern mc here, but how  it relates to organization  and efficiency. To begin wilh,  for such a disorganized  smoker as myself, life is  frequently reduced lo a virtually never-ending battle  to find cigarettes, matches,  ash-trays, or any combination  of the foregoing. Rarely,  when I sit down Hi have a  smoke in those spare corners  of Ihe day when one could be  doing something constructive, say like making another  list. Then, of course, thc  compulsive and heavy smoker  begins   to   create   smoking  limes in order to continue  to poison himself at his  pleasure. For example, I  am almost constitutionally  incapable of sitting and doing  nothing, unless I'm smoking  cigarettes.  And. finally, in addition  to thc time spent looking for  cigarettes, matches or ashtrays and the lime spent  actually smoking, I have a  feeling thai we do not know  even yet how thoroughly  thc constant inhalation of  noxious smoke affects us.  l-belicve the loss in efficiency  and achieved ends occasioned  hy smoking is great both, as  was thc case with alcohol,  in terms of time spent and  a Iter -e ffcet s s ti ffcred.  Well, so far as lists go, this  one is going to lake no particular prize for originality.  The twin villains of Al K.Hall  and Nicky Teen are taking a  predictable roasting, but I  do believe them lo be the archenemies of orderliness and  achievement and I am sure  that if I can summon up the  personal resources to hold  those villains al bay then  organization will bc within  my grasp.  On thc positive side of  organization I would like to  make fuller use of the magic  of thc mornings. It was ever  my favourite time of thc day,  the freshness of the new day  and the coming again of the  light are daily miracles which  are all loo frequently, by far  ton many, taken for granted or  forgotten about entirely.  I think I'll slop there, It's  not much of a list but I'm  new al Ihe game. I am however, confident thai if I could  hold Al K.Hall and Nicky  Tceii" al arms' length and  make heller use of the morning hours I'd be making a  giant step towards that  orderliness I am determined  to know,  I wonder if Sparky Carr  is doing any belter than his  cx-roomate.  SONNET  Words are the tools by which my thought is built;  The tinder, flint, and steel ol my desire.  A word may drown me in its mire of guilt,  Or set my world of fantasy afire.  Words on a page our written statutes weave,  Which tongues destroy with syllables of speech;  For fine indentured nothings may deceive,  And rhetoric place their shelter out of reach.  Words are but signs for what they hold in trust;  They are not things, but only names of things.  And yet they parry, guard, and lunge, and thrust,  As if their symbol' 'kings'' were very kings.  When I say ' 'truth'', I speak no truth profound;  Truth must be truth in fact, not in its sound.  L.R.Peterson  )f���������������������������������������������������������������������������>����������������������<  Slings & Arrows  George Matthews  Some thoughts and reflections on people who hate  people who love kids.  Last week, Peter Westlakc,  a Vancouver School Board  trustee, publicized a stark  fact which proved beyond a  shadow of statistical doubt  that teachers lake more sick  days than anyone else. In  itself that's not particularly  interesting except for the fact  that all of those responsible  people out there who are supposed to leap lo (he defense  of those who can't lake care  of themselves, sat back in  close - mouthed hypocrisy  and uttered not a word in  favour of thc lowly school  mistress.  Thc statistic hc referred  to was a Canada Manpower  figure which showed teachers  being sick an average of eight  days per year (pro-rated on  an annual scale), three days  more than their brothers and  sisters in management,  The mosl peculiar part of  thc publicizing of ihis fact  was how it was interpreted.  Nobody gasped in wonder  about Ihe poor teachers'  health: no one became concerned ihat lhc daytime  guardians of hall a million  children were he ing stricken  with illness forty percent more  often lhan other people ��� no.  the figure was tr.ed lo suggest  thai teachers were malingering, fcalherbedding frauds,  pigging out in lhc public  trough and then staying home  with indigestion.  There was not even the  most modest suggestion that  most teachers pul in hours of  their spare time marking,  preparing, coaching, working  under tense and often exhausting conditions only to  show up al 9:00 a.m. to face  a hundred or more potentially  virus laden, smiling faces.  One can only conclude thai  people like Peter Westlakc  arc cither naive, irresponsible  or jusl plain nuts. For those of  us who may bc inclined to  forget the hours a teacher  puts in, here is a questionnaire prepared by English  teacher, J.M.Waslenchuk.  and printed in thc English  teachers' professional magazine, Update that makes thc  point more clearly and concisely than lean:  "I am a teacher of English.  I am married, with children.  Bolh Ihe adults in our family  work; our housekeeping duties  are divided evenly and arc-  about thc same as for a single  person.  "So that students may improve their English, 1 feel  they should be given, among  other things, many written  assignments: these should bc  marked  properly and  punc  tually. 11 takes 5���8 minutes  to mark a one-paragraph  assignment, 10���15 minutes  to mark a multi-paragraph  essay. Longer assignments,  such as novelettes, journals,  reports, require more time.  "Lasl year I taught English  to 180 students and gave them  each len minutes of my  marking time per week. I  felt thai this was insufficient.  1. Should I teach classes?  If so. how many hours per  week?  2. Should I mark assignments?  3. Should I have homeroom  duties?  4. Should I spend time  preparing lessons?  5. Should I spend lime  organizing the curriculum  and English texts for the English department for which I  am responsible?  6. Should 1 give assistance  to other teachers of English?  7. Should I attend meetings  of my staff, departments,  local teachers' association and  English association?  8. Should I conduct student  interviews or give extra help  lo individual students?  9. Should I have phone/  personal interviews with  parents?  10. Should I consult with  school counsellors regarding  my homeroom students?  11. Should I consult with  school counsellors regarding  my English (non homeroom)  students?  12. Should I prepare report  cards, interim reports, attendance figures?  1.1. Should I. have hall/  playground supervision?  14. Should I read English  and general education journals, newsletters, lexis?  15. To keep abreast of my  subject, should I read poems,  essays, novels?  Ib. Should I attend plays,  films or debates?  17. Should I practice my  own writing skills?  18. Should I make bulletin  board displays showing students'work?  19. Should 1 supervise  extra-curricular activities?  20. Should 1 sleep?  21. Should I eat?  22. Should I do housekeeping chores, including the  purchase of groceries, household and personal items?  23. Should I garden?  24. Should I spend time  travelling to school?  25. Should I spend lime vv ith  my children?  26. Should I spend lime on  bathing and personal grooming?  27. Should I have physical  exercise or recreation?  28. Should I pursue cultural  Please turn to page fourteen Letters to the Editor  A novel suggestion for recreation  Editor: hands. All who worked there take them  home  and  enjoy  Just   a   thought   on   what would receive, week-by-week, them spread with butter they  might be done with all that a sack of potatoes, a roast of also churned, fresh. $50 worth  money   for   games,   sports, beef, a bucket of honey, fresh of food a week, each. Quality  etc. Please imagine instead, frothing  milk,   dairy  butter, stuff.  a model farm. A lovely place strawberries and cream. Perhaps, after some years  of Jersey cows, choicest of all thc money people  fruit, fresh vegetables, solar Take those hundreds of would save, and the general  greenhouses, beef, bacon, thousands of games and better life the entire neigh-  eggs and all. Flowing with sports money and do some- bourhood would enjoy;  milk and honey.   All inhabi- thing useful and helpful with perhaps after we were able  tants with less than an income it. Let all the people, young to sell surplus food; perhaps   cak'ul'atcd^with  four   water  of $2,000 per month (or what- and old, just able to function, wc could then, later on. build  ever   it   now   takes   to   live get down to the beautiful farm some fancy games and sports  pleasantly)   would   work   at once a week and learn how to and entertainment places?  this place just four hours a be cultivators, barn-builders, For now, how about pulling  week,  plus  occasional extra hay-makers, tenders of sheep, the farm first, number one?  time   for   harvest   or   fruit- What a lot of pleasure and How  about   having   a   farm  picking, or whenever urgently training   the   young   people referendum?  needed. Wc would gct to eal would get, bringing in giant J.Evcskin.  and enjoy  lhc  work  of our cobs of corn, and getting to Granthams P.O.  Some pitfalls pointed out  The proponents of this idea   ly  if we  take  on  the  huge  oud&i iMews, uctoDer i /, iy/B  More letters on page sever  A look at  both sides  Editor:  I would like to remark on  the price of Soames Field for  a greenbelt parkland.  The appraisal done for the  Regional District stated that if  the property were subdivided  into a fourteen lot subdivision  thc value would be approximately   $264,000.   This   was  Editor  front properties selling for  $32,500 each and thc ten  back properties selling for  $12,000 to $15,000 each.  Thc Regional District  negotiated a price from  $230,000 down to $200,000.  If used as a greenbclt  parkland thc return on investment cannot be calculated easily, if at all, for thc  benefits to thc community and  I wish to point out to the say that we could leave thc debt  of the  purchase   price    t0 a|| pCrsons who see it and  residents of Area 'F' of the land as it is as a green belt and  pay  for  thc   necessary    Use it  will  continue  for  an  Sunshine     Coast     Regional area, and that the only ex- maintenance of Ihe property.  District some of thc pitfalls pense  would   be   making   a we musl expect a consider-  in buying thc Soames prop- parking area for cars on the able rise in our taxes,  crty   al   thc   corner   of   the property adjacent to Soames  Coast Highway and  Soames Road. This land in question is Again,  there  is   thc  very  Road. The purchase price of wet   and   boggy   and   badly real threat of attracting noise  this 4.3 acres of land is to needs drainage, and is cov- and vandalism which a public-  be $216,000, and with interest ered for the larger part with a park and parking area may    nominal and can be done with  on this sum over twenty years, great mass of heavy,  thick- bring to a residential  area,    government  grants  as   with  it will mean that we would stemmed    wild     blackberry  be paying a great deal more vines.  After the first  clear- Other parks  in thc Gibsons  than   this.   For  an  area   as ing it would require regular area   have    proved    to   bc  small as Area 'F' to contem- maintenance,   cutting,   clip- troublcsom in these respects,  plate taking on  such a  big ping and clearing, all to be Mary Henderson,  debt is surely a grave error, paid for by Area 'F'. Certain-  indeterminable time.  Other waterfront property  in the area has been selling  at between $80,000 and  $100,000 per acre.  The cost of looking after  thc  greenbelt   park   is  very  Soames Hill park.  Mrs. G. Hay,  Feeney Rd.  Soames Point  Common sense at the polls  Editor:                                          If   we    arc    hooked    for I   repeat.    Soames    Road  "Soames Park advocates" $400,000 then they will want cleared   gives   them   all   thc  want    Area    'F'    (excluding half of the area black-topped access they require at no cost  Keats,     Gambier     Islands) no doubt, for a parking area to thc taxpayer.  residents to pay thc shot for to  park  by  day   and   night  years to come in added taxes into the early morning hours. "Green Belt" they say ���  to satisfy their whim.                     Will  they ever learn that while     immediately      north  They.arc telling us to spend 'Mini' parks have just never across  thc  road   is   Soames  $216,000plusintercstover the worked in residential areas? Hill,   a   designated   "Green  For laughs  Editor:  Hi. I thought you might  like to reprint this little poem  in your paper. It's my eight  year old nephew's poem on  Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving  Thanksgiving's for a chicken,  When  their cousins  get  a/  llckln',  The chicken fluffed,  years; a total of over $400,000       A lot of these "park advo-   Belt  Park",  already  costing   The turkey got stuffed.  of  our   lax   dollars   ���   for   cates" live a distance from you, thc taxpayer, $70,000.  what? Access to the Soames   the Soames beach ��� so as  Beach.                                       the saying goes, "I'm alright, Let's have some  common  Soames   Road   would   be   Jack"  ��� to  heck  with  the sense at thc polls and stop  sixty-six feet wide if cleared   taxpayer that has to put up this ever-escallation of costs  properly ��� what more access   with  the  influx   of  crowds, and taxes ��� Please vote on  do they want? This would cost   noise, garbage, etc., and who the   21st,   and   please   say  the taxpayer nothing.                 lives adjacent to the area. NO.  They say they want a green       $400,000 plus for access to Thank you.  the beach for two months of Doug Court,  each year? Soames Point  The meat tastes good,  But the feathers never could.  Michael Richardson,  North Vancouver  We  got  a   laugh   out   of  it, hope you do. too.  D.Richardson.  Halfmoon Bav. B.C.  belt.  It's green alright, and  ten feet high of blackberries.  Pro park        Naivete questioned  YOSM'S ^  RESTAURANT  position  Editor:  To all Area 'F' Residents:  Everyone has hindsight.  It is hoped you care enough  for the future generations to  come to use foresight at the  polls October 21 at Langdale  School, when you cast your  vote. Hopefully, wc can provide in thc future the same  green, undeveloped, safe,  clean beach and beautiful  land area for public use that  is there now. It will be lost  to us if this opportunity is not  seized. $7.50 per year (on a  $50,000 home) is not too much  Grace Jamieson,  Soames Point  to  this for posterity  You  are eligible  to  vote  IF:  1. You are a Canadian  Citizen  or   British   Subject;  2. You have lived in Canada  for    twelve    months;    and  3. You have lived in B.C.  for six months; and  4. You have lived on the  Sunshine Coast for three  months; and  5. Are presently residing in  Area 'F';  .6.   You do not have to bc a  Editor: grandchildren.  It is difficult to believe that Furthermore, Soames Road  anyone will be naive enough is a public access to thc  to vote 'Yes' on the upcoming beach and as we all know  referendum on the purchase there arc not or should not  of the 4.3 acres at Soames beany private beaches.  Point for the purpose of  retaining it as a Green Belt.  Few people would object  if acquiring this property  would be an advantage to the  community but why should we  go into a debt of over $400,000  ($216,000 plus interest for  twenty years) to be the owners  of an overgrown bog?  Who is going to finance  (a) the demolishing of two  old houses and clearing and  draining  the  field  and   (b)  Daily Special  Lunch Smorgasbord  Variety Smorgasbord  Every Evening  From Tues. ��� Sat.  CLOSED on MONDAY  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre ]  886-8015/  pay for an item such as    preven( (h(, inevitab|e ovcr  growth again?  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Weston's I ight or Dark  french        59      hollywood eg*  bread twins bread        oa  B.C Grown Small  onions  oranges  BC Grown _ ^f.  cauliflower    59  Prices Effective Wed., Thurs. Fri. & Sat. October 18,19, 20, 21 Coast News, October 17,1978.  Film Society  Tho Yes! 'i(la\ Country   Part I  In laic April lc'"5. wc set  out from Pender Harbour m  two boats lo search for traces  nl the clays and logging-camps  thai  were.  Mike   Pooh .   thc  . tor, and cameraman  John Scale, have worked  .'i several previous documen-  laries together but iln-. is the  ���   time   they   (or   anyone  else   for   lhal   matter)   have  riakcn i" Him a book of  [ing poems, h is my t'irsi  iv olvcmenl with film-making  ,i| any son. In addition to  l hi .hhI Mike, our entourage  udes (ieorgc Weeks (who  i us [hi sailboat), his girl,  Shirley. I'cllow-poet John  S pskl (captain "I thc gill-  in iter) and Kaincoasl C hron-  dilor How ii White.  vVc make our way upcoasl  in the milil spring weather.  lh*. journey is uneventful;  ilu rugged scenery, continuously spectacular. Wc lay  over the fii'si niuln at Rcfr.gc  I ,>\e. .i picturesque pockel  in thc rocks thai boasts a  general-store, a few houses  and nol much else. The following day. wc tra\ erse the  Euclataw Rapids, calm [is a  goldfish-bowl [ii ebb-tide,  oni shore fringed ��itli curi-  ously-lwistcd alders. lhc  mountains grow higher and  more slash-ravagcdi Late that  afternoon, wc dock at Jack*  son Bio. firsl slop on our  itinerary. George Weeks  i:i Fisheries Inspector who  knows die area well) introduces us io Garth Dongan,  one ol' the owners. A stocky,  affable man, he makes us  immediately [ii home. Il is  arranged lhal Poole. Scale and  1 .' ill go oul with the yarding-  ii.ws in the morning. Mike  wants some sliois of me  iclually setting chokers,  lhal night, aftei a great  , iiokhnu.se sup| cr and an  impromptu parly. Mike.  John und I retire to an empty  Killer's bunkhouse and sack  oul. I he others bed down on  Ihe boats.  Daylighl    in    Ihe    swamp  conies   [is   i.irK   us   il   ever  did. I pull on Ihe logging gear  I've brought along, feeling  schizophrenic, faintly spurious. For. as never before in  a camp, I'm here in Ihe capacity of an actor. This feeling  intensifies when I leave the  sanctuary of Ihe bunkhouse  after breakfast and walk over  io ihe crummies. The crews  are already aboard and eye  mc wiih unconcealed amusement. Ihcy think I'm some  C.B.C, slooge who has never  been near a sidehill before,  ii is acutely embarrassing.  We drive several miles  up\alley lo ihe highest of  Iwo steel-towers that are  working ihe eastern slopes of  lom Brown Lake. Once out  on tbc rigging. 1 am able to  demonstrate to the others  thai I'm no greenhorn. I  pretend I'm twenty again and  go ihe besl lick I can manage.  They soon realize ihat I'm  jusl another rigging-rat after  all. The sense of acceptance  is gratifying. We shoot thc  breeze and sock in Ihe logs,  fhe only off-beat element is  Ihe knowledge of Scale's  camera grinding away above  us.  Around len o'clock, they  have sufficient yarding-  footagc, I rejoin Mike, John  and Howie While. Wc make  our way lo thc steepest part  of thc setting which has  already been logged. Here 1  am called upon to do some  rudimentary acting, bouncing  around thc hill on cue like a  amok mountain-goat; leaping  behind stumps to dodge imaginary logs. I notice the chaser  gazing up puzzlcdly from the  landing. I guess hc figures  I've lost my marbles for  sure bul Mike assures mc it  will all look great on film.  By noon wc finish thc curious  exercise.  Returning io camp, wc grab  a bit of lunch, have a couple  of Scotches to ward off thc  damp and embark on thc real  adventure of thc day. In a  battered four-by-four that  Garth Dougan has loaned us,  we set out to explore a ghost-  camp at the mouth of Knight  Inlet. The road winds along  the opposite shore of the lake.  To our left is a great wall of  burned-off slash, a high,  tilling ruin of charred debris  and fire-flaked rock faces.  Wc could have gotten some  spectacular shots, had they  still been working this mountain-goat ground but. we are  several years too late.  The road gels progressively  rougher as wc rattle closer to  Glcndale Cove. In places, the  gravel is washed away and  half-fallen saplings crisscross  overhead like swords at a  military wedding. At last wc  strike thc ghostcamp.  It reveals itself by degrees  for the campsite has been  obscured by a stand of towering alders. Thc great-timbered garage abuts on thc  road and is the first building  wc see. Its dancehall-huge  inside and empty as a plundered tomb. In the water-  filled grease-pit, drowned  oil-drums lie under a blanket  of silt. Behind thc garage,  more ruins loom through thc  trees. I hurry up ahead of  thc others.  Gaunt buildings beckon  beyond    a    dripping    wall/  of alders  draw me up a tangled trail  to stand before a doorless/  bunkhouse  so enormous  the farther end of its main/  corridor  is only a tiny rectangle  of rain-polished light.  I move towards it  boots tapping ghosts awake  in the gutted rooms  with their rusty iron bedsteads  empty window-sockets  breached  ceilings  weeping/  water.  A decomposing dartboard  hangs limp and pitted  on a central wall  Dimly 1 hear lost laughter���  the careful thuds of evening/  contests  but the loggers are thirty/  years gone.  Fourhundred men  worked this outfit once  until a plague of teredoes  drilled the booms to trash���  after only three years  thejinxed site was/  abandoned.  Among the eerie wreckage  of the camp-proper, I stand  for a moment, full of obscure  emotions. Snow has crushed  thc other bunkhouses to heaps  of splintered wood but a few  outer buildings are still  standing. I explore them  one by one. In the old meat-  house, a mossy chopping-  block squats morosely; there  are still cement basins in the  tumbledown washrooms. Thc  feeling that Mike wants for  this segment of the film is  here to spare, accentuated by  the spectral, dripping weather. Thc others arrive and  John Scale loses no time in  setting up his camera. Mike  directs me through some  moody shots.  Back at the beach, we film  the disintegrating" dock, the  dump-machine, moss-green  and rusting like a Mayan  artifact on its rotting log  platform. My final assignment  is to pace remotely across the  tide flats, a bushed logger  dreaming of the bright lights.  I feel the overwhelming  loneliness of Glcndale Cove  with its pilings like black  nails; its wet windy memories.  Across the bay, an Indian  handlogger, last ��� inhabitant  of this forsaken place, moves  distantly like a prophecy  against thc sinister trees.  Wc   depart   thc   desolate  cove and  make the  bumpy  run  back   to   Jackson   Bay.   Please turn to page seven  CHEQUING ACCOUNTS  SERVICE CHARMS  ���unlimited chequing privileges  ���personalized cheques  ���travellers cheques  PLUS  %  per annum  INTEREST IS CALCULATED ON  YOUR LOWEST MONTHLY BALANCE  AND PAID AT THE END OF EACH MONTH.  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Cowrie Street, Sechelt, B. C.  885-3255  By Allan J.Crane  This Friday, October 20,  the second film in the Kwahtahmoss Film Society's  retrospective devoted to the  films of Robert Altman is  to bc shown at the Twilight  Theatre commencing at 9:00  p.m. after the Twilight  Theatre's regular programme  (Hooper this week), which  will commence at 7:00 p.m.  for the occasion. The film is  Buffalo Bill and the Indians  or Sitting Bull's History Lesson which was released in  1976 but did not appear in the  Twilight Theatre's regular  programme. Thc film stars  Paul Newman as Buffalo  Bill, and thc cast also includes  Burt Lancaster. Joel Gray and  Ucraldinc Chaplin.  For the previous film,  California Split, I found an  excellent criticism of the film  in the British Film Institute's  Monthly Bulletin, and I  included this in my article  which appeared in the Coast  News on October 3. As mentioned in last week's article,  however, there were only  twenty people at that film,  so perhaps the less 1 say about  thc current offering the  better. Suffice it to say that  the film, which is in cinemascope, is reported as having  been made with Altman's  customary intelligence, and  that it is not quite what one  might expect in that the  Buffalo Bill legend comes in  for some debunking  during  the course of tne film which is  a circus and a satire of the  publicity which created the  William F.Cody and the  Show Business which sustained it.  Robert Altman is among  the most innovate of directors. His most recent film,  Weddings, has just been  released, and his previous  release, Three Women  (which the Society will present  at 9:00 p.m. on Friday,  November 3) has received  universal critical acclaim.  A new film from Altman is  every bit as significant as is  the latest film made by Werner Fassbinder, Lina Wert-  mullcr or Claude Chabrol,  and Altman is undoubtedly  a director of world stature  and one of the United States'  most highly regarded cinematic talents. 1 hope that a  reasonable number of people  will feel inclined to come to  the Twilight Theatre this  Friday at 9:00 p.m. to see  what he does with the Wild  West Show. It is expected  that thc show will commence  promptly at 9:00 p.m. The  last Film Society presentation commenced a little late  because The Buddy Holly  Story was a little longer than  the usual running time for  films, lt was also a case of  different formats, the Buddy  Holly film being in flat format while California Split  was in Panavision. It was  necessary, therefore, for the  masking to be removed from  the screen before the latter  film could be projected. Usually, the Film Society's  presentations will commence  promptly at 9:00 p.m. If you  arrive after ten to nine, you  are likely to miss part of the  film, and prompt arrival is  again requested so that the  ticket cashier and people  helping with memberships  will be able to see the complete presentations. It is hardly fair to expect them to  donate the time and then to  miss part of the programme  because people do not arrive  in time.  Twilight Theatre  Once again this week a  single film is featured in a  week-long engagement at  the Twilight Theatre. This  week the film is Hooper, a  fast and funny spoof of the  movie business, starring Burt  Reynolds, Sally Field, Brian  Keith, and James Best.  In Hooper, thc stuntman is  king and Burt Reynolds, who's  done a stunt or two in his  time, portrays the top stunt-  man in the business who's  position   is   threatened   by  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast News  Classifieds at Campbell's  Family Shoes * Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  Jan-Michael Vincent.  Audiences will enjoy this  'entertaining comedy which at  no time takes itself too seriously. Hooper will be shown  at the Twilight Theatre Wednesday through Tuesday,  October 18���24. The film will  be shown at the regular time  of 8:00 p.m., except for  Friday and Saturday. Friday,  October 21, it will be shown at  7:00 p.m. to make way for  the Film Society, presentafion,  and on Saturday, October 21,  it will have two showings  at 7;00 and 9:00 p.m.  The next attraction scheduled for the Twilight will  be Jaws II.  <TWI LIGHT  <THEATRIb  886-2827  GIBSONS  Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., Mon.', Tues.  Oct. 18,19,20,21,22,23,24  the greatest atuntnuui olive!  Wed. & Thurs. 8 p.m.  Fri. 7 p.m.        Sat. 7 & 9p.m.  ���fTffflffr*   Sun., Mon., Tues. 8 p.m.  Warning: Occasional Coarse Language  Next Week: Jaws II  EUiiiphums     :  ^   Astrology   *  By Rae Ellingham  Week commencing: Oct. loth.  General Notes: During thc  next two weeks, the Sun.  Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars  and Uranus bunch together  in Scorpio bringing jealousy,  secrecy and passion to our  daily activities. It's time to  control strong feelings and  resist urges to seek revenge.  So many planets in Scorpio  may coincide with news of  spectacular escapes from  death, long-awaited cures or  other medical break-throughs.  Babies born at this time  may become investigators,  detectives, surgeons, psychologists or searchers for  the truth. They will bc intense  emotional and fixed in their  unconventional opinions. A  few will become famous  astrologers.  ARIES (March 21-Aprll 19)  Increased energy is linked  once again to the financial  blunders of those close to  you. Becoming too involved  with the possessions or feelings of other people could  trigger acts of jealousy or  revenge. Focus is on shared  expenses, insurance, taxes,  settlements, wills, legacies  and secret documents.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Strong feelings, passion and  emotions surround all marriages, partnerships and  involvements. Agreements  and dealings with others have  now reached a critical level.  There's no turning back.  Loved ones demand to know  the truth.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Accent is on health and  employment matters. Work-  scene decisions have to be  made despite emotional involvements and passionate  self-interest. Prepare for  overheated arguments with  co-workers who refuse ' to  adapt. Medical problems may  be linked to the car, nose,  throat or one's private  regions.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Spotlight is on super-  active social life. It's your  turn to forget worries; go oul,  have fun and soak up pleasures, amusements, romance,  risky involvements and speculation. Direct excess energy  into sports and creative outlets. This trend continues so  plan to live it up!  LEO (July 23.Aug.22)  Focus is on intense domestic 'activities, real estate or  land deals. New family  arrangements may produce  emotional outbursts, stubbornness or resentment.  Advice is to give all members  a chance to let'off steam. Thc  arrival of unexpected strangers or visitors necessitate  changes in weekend plans.  VIRGO (Aug.23-Scpt.22)  Prepare for two very hectic weeks. Frustration now is  having too much on your mind  and little time to tackle  priorities. Local journeys,  phone calls and correspondence will be emotionally drain  ing. Advice is to limit daily  schedule to manageable level.  Learn lo say 'No' and mean it.  LIBRA (Sept.23-Oct.23)  Accent is on personal  finances, buying, selling,  arranging big deals and getting the possessions you've  always wanted. Be warned  that careless cash transactions could soon leave you  with nothing. Irresistible  urge to spend has to be  controlled. Guard well all  wallets, purses, credit cards,  keys and common sense.  SCORPIO (Ocl.24-Nov.22)  Wilh six planets soon to  move through your sign, you Tl  be the centre of attraction  wherever you go. Irresistible  charisma, personality and  charm should bring opportunities. How you present  yourself to Ihe world is the key  to personal advancement.  Those born around Nov.  15 face intense romantic  developments.  SAGITTARIUS   (Nov.23-Dec.  21)  Accent is still on secret  activities, underhanded  schemes, cheats and deceivers. Check all documents  before signing. Those enjoying irresponsible love affairs  should "be more discreet.  With hospitals. nursing  homes and prisons under  strong focus, it's time lo visit  the sick or the lonely,  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-Jan.19)  It's an emotional lime for  those associated wilh group  activities, local clubs and  societies. Traditionally accepted rules and regulations  may soon clash wilh more  efficient, streamlined approaches. Resignations seem  imminent. Meanwhile, friends  and acquaintances are uncooperative and disruptive.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb. 18)  Standing up for your local  reputation, honour and position continues to be your  number one priority during  Ihe next few weeks. Advice is  to keep feelings and emotions  under control. Planning future  revenge is a waste of time. A  sudden message could solve  thc major issues within hours.  Don't under-cstimalc the  intelligence of those in power.  PISCES (I eb.19-Mar.20)  Once again, accent is un  long-distance communications, people and places far  away. Those involved in job  upgrading or continuing  education courses should  trim down overloaded programmes. Now's lhc lime to  direct energy into deeper  studies, philosophy, law,  religion or serious literature.  Meanwhile, any romance will  bc linked to strangers from  foreign lands.  ���       Sunshine Coast ���  S   Fitness & Recreation *  I             Service I  J       now has a phone J  885-5440 '���  Senior Citizens;  Association  Branch 69, Sechelt  ?a\\ ftasaat & 7ea  Sr. Citizens' Hall, Sechelt,     ���  Saturday, OCTOBER 28.  1:30 ���4:00 p.m.  HOME BAKING JEWELLERY  SEWING DOOR PRIZE  NOVELTIES QUILT RAFFLE  AND DRAW  Admission (includes tea) Adults 750,  Children (12 yrs.) 35c oudsi imbws, uctoDer i/, 19/a  Book Review  New Sci-fi magazine  Bv John Moore vague   and   painfully    self-   culture; the magazine being   .  congratulatory "statement of   the   printed   word's   closest  This year the month of principles". I was reminded approximation of the spon-  October brings us Halloween, 0f Hugh Hefner's "Playboy taneity enjoyed by television.  a terrible cold, and the first Philosophy" contributions But magazines are subject  issue of a new magazine. I to his magazine; he always to pressure; the demand for  haven't caught thc cold yet seemed to be waiting for space, the necessity of  (the horrible one that lasts someone to hand him an abridgement, and dependence  for weeks), but I've figured award for having invented on advertising sponsors,  out my Halloween costume sex. I don't mind someone Within this limited scope,  (it gets harder every year, cashing in on a popular trend, one of thc most important  coming up with ways to hide but I do wish they wouldn't functions a magazine can  the fact thai I'm a little past portray themselves as dedi- perform is to acquaint its  the age limit), and I picked up catcd crusaders for truth or readers with the writings and  the first issue of thc new moral and intellectual pio- ideas of writers and thinkers  magazine Omni (a collector's neers. Guccione's golden- unknown to them. If Omni  edition, as the publishers egged goose is as long in succeeds in stimulating its  modestly remind you on the the tooth (to mangle a bio-  I'ronl cover). Omni is the logical metaphor) as the spirit-  brain-child of "editor and ualisni and Ouija board craze  design director" Bob Guc- of the Twenties, the flying-  cione. Ihe man who brought saucer mania of the Fifties,  us Penthouse, Ihe magazine and the ESP fascination of the  for amateur gynecologists last decade,  and underwear freaks, and In spile of Guccione and  Viva, the magazine for women his format (which 1 have no  who date amateur gynccolo- doubt is hound for success),  gists and underwear freaks. I enjoyed thc magazine. The  There's no doubt that Guc- actual "content", the condone has a knack for devising tributed articles and stories,  successful magazine for- is quite good. There are fic-  mats ���Penthouse broke tion contributions by such  Playboy publisher Hugh respected and immediately  Hefner's long-established recognizable science fiction  monopoly of ihe "people who writers as Isaac Asimov and  want something to read after Theodor Sturgeon, and inter-  they've looked at the pic- esting articles on aging  Hires" market, a blow from ("Some of us May Never  which the Playboy empire Die" by Kathleen Stem)  still   hasn't   recovered  Future maple trees  readers lo pursue subjects  in greater and more critically informed depth, it will  justify thc considerable effort  and expense that have gone  into its publication. If not,  it will become just one more  expensive amusement. Thc  next few issues should bc  interesting to watch.  Principal Sam Reed of Gibsons Elementary School assists Grade One students  to plant one of two maple trees planted near the school last Thursday.  On the NDP Bookshelf  By Howie White  might miss; dandelion root  is an ingredient of many  patent medicines for which we  regularly pay good money at  the local drugstore, acting as a  bitter tonic for dyspepsia  and as a mild laxative. It  also provides relief for an  irritated stomach, increasing  appetite and aiding digestion.  Suppose you were taking  a public speaking course and  you were asked to stand up  on thc spot and speak for as  long as you could on the  usefulness of the common  and and on the astronomers who dandelion. Everyone knows  Viva makes Playgirl look "Listen for Life", analysing about dandelion wine, but  thoroughly tacky. The formula cosmic static in the attempt after that how long could  for Guccione's phenomenal to pick up interstellar radio you go on?  success is simple; an eye and signals. After all the trash Here are a few points you  ear keyed to current and we've broadcast into space,  coming trends and, above all, wc probably deserve to pick  great packaging. The "con- up reruns of an alien "I  ccpt" of Omni, of which he is Love Lucy", but this method  so obviously proud, really of search beats pondering the  amounts to no more than pollution with a pair of binoc-  this.        . ulars   looking   for   cxtrater-  In subject matter Omni rcstrial joyriders. There is a  falls somewhere between behind-the-scenes look at how  Scientific     American      and   thc Nobel Prize for Science is  UFO Magazine. Thai covers awarded and a fascinating One can avoid the drug-  a lot of ground, but so does the report on that much-travelled store's surcharge for these  magazine,and such, from thc piece of linen known as the services simply by steeping a  title (Latin omnis ��� "all) "Turin Shroud", believed by teaspoonful of the dried,  was Guccione's intention, many to be the winding ground root in a cup of boiling  The magazine runs thc gamut sheet and only actual por- water and drinking it once or  from hard science to UFOs. trait of Jesus of Nazareth, twice a day.  parapsychology, and straight There's an unnerving piece on A tea made by placing  science fiction. The regular mood and mind altering drugs two ounces (56 grams) of  features. "Life", "Earth", we can look forward to in thc dandelion leaves in one quart  "Space", "Continuum", future and my favourite fea- (1 litre) of water and boiling  "UFO Update", "Stars", ture, a pictorial essay of the mixture down to one  etc. exhibit the kind of tonal microphotographs by Roman pint (.5 litre) can bc taken for  range thai inevitably results Vishniac. I don't imagine relief of scurvy, eczema and  from trying to write "scicn- subscribers will be nudging other eruptive skin disorders,  tific journalism" on subjects each other and asking if Facing another season of  which Scientific American they've seen the lastest skyrocketing coffee prices  wouldn't touch with a ten fool centerfold spread of a DNA as we are, it is useful to know  reactor rod, while at the same cluster, but on the whole that the dandelion root,  time trying to remain sympa- Omni is a good magazine, roasted and ground is one of  thelic and encouraging People who are interested in the best coffee substitutes,  enough to appeal to thc en- the future of the planet and the roots can also be eaten  thusiasiic believers of the of man as a species will directly, roasted, fried or  UFO Magazine crowd. Guc- likely always find something taken raw in salads. The  cione knows people don't of interest between its covers leaves too are excellent salad  stand around at parties each month, though at $2.00 makings, and can be made  talking about DNA, photo- an issue the purchase of absolutely delectable if  synthesis, or nuclear physics; subsequent issues will depend blanched by placing a bucket  they do stand around talking on a thorough browsing or box over the plant during  about  UFOs, extraterrestrial   beforehand. its growing period. The older  intelligence, ESP, and what-      If    my    enthusiasm    for   foliage  can  be  cooked   like  not.  Omni  at  least  at  one  Omni seems a bit strained, it's   spinach    if   the   water    is  level, is a kind of prepacked  because I'm afraid we're be-   changed a few times to take  chit-chat,   a   pseudo-intellcc-  coming a magazine-educated   away the bitterness,  tual People  magazine.  That  may sound cynical, but like  any born dreamer and practising  skeptic,   I  don't   like  being     patronized.     Omni,  with its Pcnihousc-likc layout  and trendy approach is just  a bit too slick, a bit too much  of a  sure   thing.   The   real  source of my Irritation is the  Publisher's Page, Guccione's  own "Firsl  Words"; an intensely   lyrical   bul    utterly  This information comes time,  from a remarkable little book, The other distinguishing  Wild Plants for Food and feature of the book is thc  Medicine, which has just thoroughness with which thc  been put out by two well- information has been re-  known sometime Sunshine searched and the clarity  Coast residents, Steve Jack- and simplicity with which it  son and Linda Prine. Both has been presented. The  authors are first-rate profes- authors themselves live  sional artists whose work will "on the land" in rural Mani-  be especially familiar to all toba, using most of the plants  readers of Raincoast Chron- discussed, on a daily basis  Icles, and the book is first for food, medicine and such  of all distinguished for its things as textile dying. In  extremely high-quality draw- addition Steve Jackson has  ings, which set it a mile maintained a scholarly  apart from any of the other interest in wild plant uses  common plant guides cur- dating back more than a  rently available. Indeed, it is decade's time, having studied  hard to take one's eyes off under several of the recog-  someof the drawings, amazed nized experts in the field  that such common weeds of plant pharmacology, and  as the pigweed or fireweed the data is provided with a  or stinging nettle could look cool factual distinction be-  so beautiful and yet so un- tween what is clinically known  deniablv   real   at  the  same Please turn to page seven  Coast Industries  886-9159  Behind Peninsula Transport  Fire Screens  Wrought Iron  & Aluminum Railings  General Weldinc  ffr��B.A. BLACKTOP^  "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:  atfMb    Amalgamated Construction  aVaWatA Association  B.C. Road Builders  Association  |k.....��-  'Gctop lt  KITCHEN  CABINETS  Personalized, guaranteed service. See  our selection of cabinets by Pandolfo,  Loc-Wood, Carefree, Citation and others.  Showroom above the Twilight Theatre  open Saturdays 10-5 or any time, day or  evening, by appointment.  SUNSHINE  KITCHENS  886-9411  Cefcars;  inn  NEW HOURS!"  Effective Friday, October 13, 1978, the Cedars will be  open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00  Midnight. We thank all our customers for their support  in obtaining our extended hours.  Cjje Cebars 3nn  is pleased as a community service to sponsor the following  announcement '.rom this non-profit organization  THE KWAHTAHMOSS FILM SOCIETY  PRESENTS  TWO MORE ALTMAN  BUFFALO BILL AND THE INDIANS  or  SITTING BULL'S HISTORY LESSON  with Paul Newman, Joel Gray! Burt Lancaster, Geraldine Chapman  Friday, October 20  THREE WOMEN  Sissy Spacek, Shelley Duval, Janice Rule  Friday, November 3  Members (over 18) Only Membership $1.00 (at door)  Admission $3.00  All films to be shown  at the Twilight Theatre.Gibsons  commencing at 9:00 p.m.  (for these occasions, the Twilight Theatre's regular  programmes will be brought forward to 7:00 p.m.) Coast News, October 17,1978.  1  Legion meeting  ��� ils defaced the cenotaph before the Gibsons Legion building with ketchup  ' week. The incident took place at a time when Legion members were refurb-  ishing Ihe monument.  Members of Gibsons  Branch 109. Royal Canadian  Legion, are reminded that the  monthly general meeting will  bc held Tuesday, October l7,  8 p.m.  Of importance will be  discussion   and  adoption  of  Arts Centre  The Building Committee  of thc 'Sunshine Coast Art  Centre' is most grateful to  the general public, Sechell  merchants. Art Council  members. Senior Citizens,  Seehelt Garden Club, members of the Rebekah Lodge  and many volunteers who  so generously donated plants,  time and energy towards a  very successful plant sale  October 7 at Wilson Creek  Hall where the total of $643.On  was earned  ;i new set of house rules.  Son and Daughter Associate Members are reminded  thai Ihcy now have motion  and voting privileges.  Meetings are held at the  same time on the second  Tuesday of each month.  Workshop worthwhile  By Frances Berger           have the quality of a universal Workshop,  c/o Thc  Fitness  -������                  truth. Whether thc language and Recreation Service. Box  Every so often one comes   is si    lc or c|aboratc,  tnc ,7S6     s   h���     BC     V0N  across a poem or statement   style plain or grandiose,  it m        b    phoni      Evans  hat captures the feelings of   touches and distills the human Hcrmon   at   883-2745.   And  the heart of each person who   condition  ,0   somcthing   we Evans would be most happy  can all understand. to   give    more    information  Judging by the number of about the workshop to anvonc  comments received about it who would like it.  Volunteers  reads it so well it seems to  MOD  CAFE  ' ��� open     Mon. ���Fri.  6a.m.���9p.m.  Weekends 7a.m.��� 4p.m.  Family reunion facilitated  Finishing off a meal with  his friends. Marie and Terry  Conner of Dogwood Road in  Gibsons. Harry .lube was  asked whai he would do if  he won a lottery.  Without any hesitation,  Harry ��� eighty-one years  old ��� said thai he would go  and spend Christmas with his  sister in Australia. Thc last  lime ihcy had spent Christmas together was when hc  was ten years old, shortly  before his father died, and  Ihe family was separated.  Although they communicated  regularly, they had had only  one visit together: that was  in 1967 when she came to  Canada with her son on a  holiday.  Without carrying thc con-  886-9737  vcrsation any further at Ihat  point, Marie Conner went to  work organizing a combination  dance and party in honour  of Harry, with the proceeds  going toward a ticket to Down  Under. It was not until thc  hall at thc Legion was arranged, ihe band was hired  and invitations were being  sent out, that Harry was let  into the picture. The reason  for this was, although he is  the first to volunteer or to  help out when needed, hc  does not feel people should  put themselves out for him.  In actuality everyone involved  in the venture came out winners ��� the party was a  great success and everyone  had a fine time.  The   Legion   at  Gibsons  donated thc hall free, the Pen  Kings played for reduced  rates, and from all reports,  gauged the audience well.  A major portion of the cost  of the trip was made from the  proceeds of the dance, with  the rest coming from Harry's  family.  He catches the plane on  the 17th of December, and  will be spending six weeks  Down Under with his sister  and family. It will be a Christmas never to be forgotten.  Harry and his friends wish to  thank everyone who made  this possible.  This type of community  spirit is what makes the Sunshine Coast a great place to  live in.  Eighty-one year old Harry Jube was delighted by the  gesture made by his friends and neighbours last week,  which saw them raising funds to assist him to visit his  sister in Australia. See story attached.  The Home of People Prices  THusic Weavers'  Rock Sale ah stock $5 *>  One dollar off used albums.  Friday to Sunday, Oct. 20���22  We now   JM^    Master  accept    Q    m   Charge  Lower Gibsons  aflflfcfc     REAL ESTATE  ���  INSURANCE  LORO ~  INCIEJ  w  ACINCIESLTD    B��"238 1589 Marine Drive Gibsons,  RON McSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  OFFICE. 886-2248  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  Open till 9. Fri.  and the number of times it  has been seen cut out and kept  in various homes along the  coast, such must be a poem  written by an eighty-five  year old woman which  appeared in this paper several  weeks ago. "If I could Live  My Life Over", by Nadine  Stair, was an affirmation of  all the simple pleasures of  life, and a realization that it  is within the powers and  choice of each of us lo experience more of them. This wise  old lady would accentuate  the positives, eliminate Ihe  negatives, and say "Yes"  much more than "No" on  her next go-round on this  wheel of life. She would do  more things that made her  happy.  This poem was found in a  brochure explaining the  purpose and focus of workshops . conducted by John  Robbins of the Rising Spirit  Centre on Saltspring Island.  For all people interested in  expanding their expression,  understanding and appreciation of both themselves and  thc world around them.  John will be here offering a  workshop in Roberts Creek  Elementary School on the  weekend of October 20 and  21. Through deep breathing,  yoga, guided meditation,  movement to music, and body  and mind awareness exercises, John provides the  atmosphere where people  feel   free   to   explore   their  Three additions have been feeli"Bs a"d l0, come '"to  made to thc Area B Official ,ouch. wllh thc crcat ve  Settlement Plan Committee, energies and rhythms within  themselves, bolh individually  and in response to others.  Anyone who wishes lo lake  part in the John Robbins  Workshop may register by  sending   name   and   phone  Area B reps  The representatives are:  Art MePhee, from West  Sechelt. Alternate Chris  Caldwell; from Brookes  Road. Ron Broadncur; and  from Secret Cove, Donald  Macdonald,  number   lo:   John   Robbins 20.  Volunteers ��� develop your  potential at a one day workshop to be held on Wednesday  October 25. The programme  is designed nol only for those  already involved but also  for those interested in volunteering their services in the  Community, One does nol  need lo be registered with  Ihe Volunteer Bureau in order  lo participate in the workshop. Ihe focus will be on  increasing the volunteer's  skill in helping other people.  Thercse Egan. Co-ordinator  of Volunteer Programmes for  thc North Shore Family  Services will be conducting  the day's activities. In her  work, she recruits, screens,  trains, supervises and assigns  Ihe volunteers lo work on a  one to one basis with families.  These volunteers act as  special friends and provide  an extra support system to  the family when needed.  Thercse is a trained social  worker. She is married and  has six children. The family  spends summers at their  cottage in Seehelt. Over the  years, Thercse has been  involved in a wide range of  voluntary activities. She has a  vested interest in our community and has much lo share  aboul being an effective  volunteer.  For further information  about the workshop, contact  the Volunteer Bureau at  885-3821 or Continuing  Education ul 885-3512. There  is no registration fee. Attempts will be made to help  arrange babysitting if this  is required. Please try to  register by  Friday, October  I  'fcWSs^c^s^^  ffii5h\ The biggest little store  W        on the Coast  Knowing your stock .keeping a sharp lookout for the best deals on the market  and maintaining a varied and up-to-date stock takes an exceptional kind of person.  We at Ken's Lucky Dollar believe that our staff consists of just such people  All our staff.like Liz with her friendly smile ,are constantly working to bring you,  the consumer.variety.quality .friendly service and the most affordable prices.  Let us help you.  The complete food store  ��� Free delivery  to the Wharf-  .l^pl^'C   LUCKY DOLLAR FOODS LTD.  ���\Ln        3    GOWER POINT RD., GIBSONS ^Friday: 9 a.m .-7p.m  Open 7 days: 9 a.m. ��� 6 p.m.  Except Friday: 9 a.m. ��� 7 p.m  Sundays and holidays: 10 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS -  886-2257  -YOU'LL FIND IT HERE  mam Police news of the week   More letters  Coast News, October 17,1978  Residents in West Sechelt  fear for the safety of the  smaller dogs in the area  which are being harassed  by a German Shepherd and a  Labrador. This is an ongoing  problem which was again  reported to the Sechelt  detachment last week.  Gibsons Area:  October   7:   Two   break-ins  were reported from Gambier  Island.  From one residence  fishing   tackle,   candles,   a  flashlight and a sail bag were  taken.    From    the    second,  several bottles of liquor were  stolen.  October 9: At Melody Point on  Keats    Island    a    break-in  and  theft  was  reported.   A  home on Beach Avenue was  entered   and   a  quantity   of  liquor was  stolen from  the  refrigerator.  October   10:   A   CB.   radio  was taken from a home on  Sargent Road.  October 13: It was reported  to the RCMP that a shed on  Chaster Road was broken into,  during   the   previous   week.  A small cabinet with nuts,  bolts and washers was taken.  Replacement value of the  items is set at $150. A 1963  Pontiac Strato Chief was  stolen from Highway 101 and  Pratt Road, where it was  parked. The vehicle is red  with primer paint on the left  front door. It has not yet been  recovered.  Sechelt to Earls Cove:  October 7: B.C.Tel informed  the police that the telephone  lines at Trout Lake had been  damaged, by someone shooting at them with a high-  powered rifle. Spent 30/30  cartridges were found close  by.  October 8: In order to miss  a deer on Garden Bay Road  at the dump, a driver swerved  and went out of control.  The vehicle landed on its  roof. There were no injuries  and charges were not laid.  At the north end of Sakinaw  Lake, a twelve foot aluminum  Harboureraft boat was stolen.  The letter K was scratched  underneath the seat. A yellow  Initiative  Continued from Page One  1977 we pul together a videotape which we Hied to air  over Channel 10. but because  of lack of equipment, it was  a disaster.  "John Thomas has given  us lhc following basic list of  equipment needed to produce  quality signals suitable for  his standards: a Time Base  Corrector; video switcher:  V cassette VTR wilh auto-  malic assemble function and  full interchange with J/i"  Ll-malie lapes coming from  other machines; a triple  d" B W monitor and eventually colour cameras. We  are nol expecting to go into  fully Hedged TV production  overnight though we are  excited by Ihe things we  could do. We would jusl like  lo use our Channel 10 as  another wtiv lo reach out to  the Community. It would  also enable us lo gct critical  feedback and thus improve  our techniques.  "John Thomas says thai  extension of service has to  be his top priority and we  understand this. It is also  true Ihat Channel 10 will  only benefit cable subscribers.  Presently only half Ihe community is served by cable  and we do not know whether  they share our enthusiasm lor  thc potential of television.  So wc are planning a spring  Forum on Community TV to  raise awareness and lo find  oul if ihere is community  support.  "We wanted to present  this brief outlining our and the  Cable Company's problems  because:- a) we know lhal  we are not unique, and think  vou   niav  have  found  wavs  and black Pioneer chainsaw  was stolen at the Francis  Peninsula Road. The owner  left it while he went for  lunch at his home two-  hundred yards away; when he  returned it was gone.  October 9: A break-in occurred at Jackson Brothers  Logging in Wilson Creek. Two  youths were apprehended  and charged with using a  blue paint spray can to spray  a car which they then stole.  They were apprehended in  Gibsons the same day. The  same two youths were also  questioned on another break-  in at European Motors in  Wilson Creek. Pop, a small  amount of change and cigarettes were taken.  October 11: A newly purchased set of licence plates,  MSX 147, was stolen from thc  inside of a vehicle parked on  West Beach Avenue.  October 12: A tlare gun and  pellets were stolen from a  boat tied at the government  wharf in Secret Cove. The gun  is shaped like a pen and holds  about twenty pellets.  around similar situations  in other parts of the country  so we should ask your advice;  b) we think that taking part  in the process is the best way  to learn about it and this  Hearing gives us that opportunity. You may be interested to know that the textbooks supplied by the province of B.C. for this course  are all American and therefore refer to the FCC but no  mention of the CRTC!  "If the Commission would  like further information we  are willing to appear at the  Hearing and perhaps while  the CRTC Commissioners  and staff are in Vancouver  it could be arranged for us  to meet with perhaps Mrs.  Rosalie Gower our B.C.  Commissioner and Mr.  Peter MacDonald who, wc  understand, will be heading  up the Vancouver office in  the near future."  Pages from a Life-log  Continued from page four  Our work here is finished.  The following morning, we  check out a second ghost-  camp a Reid Creek which is  of more-recent vintage but  yields some good shots of  old donkey-engines, high-  lead blocks, derelict power-  saws and other discarded  equipment. Then wc push  north again.  That evening, after a  long run up Johnson Strail  and a shorter jog inland  again, along river-narrow  channels, we arrive at Minstrel Island. It has been  twenty-five years since 1  last set foot in this legendary  logging-hamlet. It looks dimly  the way I remember; the  pier poking out over the  bottlcstrewn  fiats;  the  gen  eral-store to the right and thc lie and  his wife  Jean,  the  venerable   hotel,   gray   with owners, don't bother opening  age  and  weather,     at   the the   pub   unless   customers  wharf-head.   This   much   is show up. Jean, a sad-faced,  familiar but there are several sixtyish   lady,   unlocks   the  buildings I don't recall. We door and dispenses thc bottled  tie-up and shortly are climbing beer. Mike wants some shots  the bootworn  steps  of the of   me   silhouetted   against  hotel. the window, looking  nostal-  The bar sits empty save for us gjc, |t is my easiest assign-  greenpainted���logger-/ ment yet and I don't have to  scarred   smaller       than/ feign the nostalgia. Memories  recalled lurk in every corner of the  how in hell did they all fit? bare green room.  Perhaps I  in the boom years when the/ sat   at this very table in the  gyppo-camps old days, learning the ways of  wheeled A-framed and many/ loggers.   They   arc   mostly  around this hub  like symbols from a/  vanishing language  Tourism     is      Minstrel's  gone from this country now  but thc shabby bar with its  sardine-tin ashtrays remain.  "The    timber-quotas    killed  Pro park  Continued from page three  property owner but must meet  the above requirements.  Property has to be owned  for six months if you are not  a resident of the area.  There is only ONE vote  per person, whether or not  you own more.  You can be registered to  vote either at the Regional  Office or the Polling Station.  Thank you. Sec you at the  polls (and hopefully, at the  beach).  Shirley Maeey  Both sides  Editor:  Last week several letters  were published on Ihe subject  of thc Soames Park. No one  mentioned what the alternative to a green bell might be.  If this property is not kept  for park purposes, what will  happen to il? The owners wish  to sell, and if not now, will  sell sooner or later. Thc obvious purchaser will more than  likely bc a developer, who will  want lo make a profit on his  investment. This will result in  major subdivision, a maximum ifumbcr of lots, thc  streets that are required to  give access, and all the services which will bc necessary.  What will this sort of development look like compared  with a permanent green  area? What will it do to thc  beach; agreed thai it remains  Players  meeting  At an organizational meeting of the Driftwood Players  last Wednesday. October  11, lhc following executive  was elected: Viktors Kalve,  President; Mary Doray,  Secretary; Denis Bailey.  Treasurer; Hugh Beard.  Technical Advisor. There will  bc a General Meeting of Players on Wednesday next.  October 18 in the Dogwood  Cafe, and anyone interested  in acting, set design, costume, stage management  or any other aspect of organizing theatrical activities is  urged lo attend.  Thc Driftwood Players is  organizing a grand masquerade dance to be held on  Friday, October 27 at thc  Gibsons Legion. The music  will be provided bv OUT OF  THE BLUE, and only 150  tickets will be printed. Admission will bc strictly by ticket  only, and tickets, which cost  $3.50 each, may be obtained  from the Dogwood Cafe, from  the Coast News or from any  Driftwood Plavcr.  public properly to the high  water mark, but private property to that point will certainly  constrict its use. What about  sewage. 1 hale to think about  thc seepage from who knows  how many septic tanks  draining down to thc beach  area. Sewers may be in thc  future, but that is also a cost  that will have to be borne.  Think, if you will, of this  picture compared to a natural,  green, open area, which after  all is what the Sunshine  Coast is all about.  The foregoing is written  so thai all concerned will al  least have bolh sides of the  question before making Iheir  final decisions.  E.D.Grout,  Granthams Landing  Jail?  Editor:  As a part-time resident of  the Coast, working hard to  become a full-lime resident,  I would like to voice my  opinion on the charges of the  Seehelt Provincial Court  Re the Hydro violation, concerning Clowholm Lake.  I do not think Hydro should  be fined ($2,000) as this fine  would be paid, in thc final  analysis, by the (we) taxpayers; thus allowing the  cuiprits "off the hook".  Should not the people, as  persons responsible, be  jailed?  Thc culprits surely must  be the officials of Hydro on a  charge of neglect.  H.Rossfield  ������������������������������������������������������������������  ��� Sunshine Coast        ���  ��� Fitness & Recreation I  I Service I  J       now has a phone        ',  885-5440        ^    ���  Variety  JooH  DELI  and  HEALTH FOODS  We are not a  Supermarket but  our Health Food  prices are the  BEST IN TOWN!  Kodak, Agfa &  Fuji _a>hw  Film  SMILE WITH  WILLIAMS  /PHOTO FINISHING^  886-2936  .Gibsons HarbourA  NDP books  main source of income now this place," says Jean wist-  and it's the off-season. Pear- fully. "Used to bc sixty  gyppos picked up their mail  here. Now there's only four."  We rent rooms and spend the  night in this sad watering-  Continued from page five and spacious new premises, no|c of ,h Nex(  and what is folklore. Never- we invite you to do so now morn|ngiaftcra bit of exterior  theless there is a very evident and look over some ot our fl|m| w(, contime om  afection for these plants other new titles, which include journcv  as known individuals enliven- Deep Line, a book ot poetry  ing both the drawings and by Nanaimo troll fisherman  text and one of the chief Kevin Roberts, Trucking,  values of the book is its a well-researched and inter-  effect in opening the reader's estingly-writtcn history of  eyes to a very important commercial hauling in B.C.  and rewarding ' feature of with lots of pictures and a  new photo hstory of logging  Big Timber, Big Men.  Wild Plants for Food and  Medicine, by Stephen Jackson and Linda Prine. Peguis  Publishers, Winnipeg, 1978.  78 pp., paper, $4.95 (Distributed by Harbour Publishing in B.C.).  his everyday world.  As thc authors state in  their introduction, "Plants  provide our food, a great  deal of our building materials,  clothing, fuel and even the  oxygen we breathe. Yet we  have come to recognize  only a few as commercially  useful, and the world today  depends on not more than  twenty main crops for survival. Many of the remaining  thousands of species are at  best ignored or at worst  relegated to the status of  weeds. We hope to acquaint  you with some of these....  Walking down a trail or a  country road will prove more  interesting if one is able  to recognize the plants along  the way."  Wild Plants is above all  a beautiful little book and we  invite you to drop by and look  it over just for the pleasure of  it. If you haven't yet been in  to    admire    our    attractive  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  ['���%'] -'^M-r--  ...  fK'tvaV-W^1 r-f*&fm$ r- it  * wm  ���(  F? hr1 IIS i if?- ' '^M $ ������ i'  On the Beautiful Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  * Guestrooms (BreakfastIncluded)  * Dining Room   886-9033    &"*hRrt..,Q  CLEAN IT NOW!  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  Cn/ttpMr  DRVtiEnmnG  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD.  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  685-9554     to serve you best! 886-2200  ST.JOHN'S UNITEDCHURCH WOMEN  FALL BAZAAR AND TEA  Tuesday, November 14, 1978 Time: 2-4 p.m. al Ihe Wilson Creek  Community Hall. Admission: adults 75��; children 35t.  ST AIDANS A.C.W. FALL BAZAAR AND TEA  ���Saturday, October 21 2 to 4 p.m.. Roberts Creek Community Hall  Admission 75��. Door Prize, raffle, tickets 50e ��� Ihree for $1.00..  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETING  Third Tuesday of each month, at Sechell Elementary main building,  Mr. Lizee'sroom.at 7:30p.m. AM Welcome. tfn  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday ��� Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary, 11 a.m.  St. Aidan's Hall.  NEW BOOKS  Many new books have been added to the Pender Harbour Library  Come in and have a look. For a $2.00 yearly membership you may  take out lour 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 00 p.m.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday in Gibsons al 8 00 p.m. For information call  886-9569 or 886-9037. tfn,  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1 ��� 3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church  basement. tfn,.  CO-OP  MEAT  GROUND BEEF  Less than 30% Fat  98  C  PRODUCE  S                          Can.#1 ONIONS 2ibs.  29C  !  !                          Can #1 TURNIPS  23c ib. i  |     B.C.Gem   Can.#1 POTATOES 10 lbs.  89c i  J                       Can.#1  CARROTS 2 lbs  29C i  GROCERY  Co-Op PINEAPPLE Sliced,Bi'ts     14'fl.oz. 2/99C  co-op MUSHROOMS & pieces   10fi. oh.63c  Quaker OATS   2.25 kg.  Catelli SPAGHETTI  19 fl.oz.  or MACARONI 3 b  co op TOMATOES  JPRE-SEASON  i        OF BAKING SUPPLIES  $1.68  $1.33  53C  ;. i  Crosby Families MOLASSES 675 gm. 53C  Ribbon BAKING  POWDER lb can$1.07  co ooGLACED CHERRIES    $1.57  Mixed, Red or Green 16 oz. Plastic Tub  co oP COCONUT 70, pkg. 2/95C  Medium Sweetened or Unsweetened,  Flaked, Fine Unsweetened or Long Thread  coop PITTED DATES2bs $1.51  co-opcut MIXED FRUIT i6oz Tub $1.13  coopSEEDLESS RAISINS2bs$1.62  Co-Op Diced MIXED PEEL 16oz.Tub $1.07  Co-Op W ALN UTS Chopped or Pieces    16 oz $ 1 . 85  ASVe'geableSHORTENING 11b. 2/$1.38  Enriched WHITE  FLOUR 10kg Bag  Co-Op  Pure  $3.05  VANILLA EXTRACTb8o,0.i$1.55  COUNTRY OVEN  EASY-CLEAN BAKEWARE  MUFFIN TINS.       ^  BREAD PANS'1.99  COOKIE SHEETS  FROZEN FOODS  gn?ypCORN ON THE COBPk9 0u89c  McCain's SUPER FRIES  Rich sCOFFEE RICH,  Straight Cut  41b.  $1.68  2/89C  Prices Effective:  Thurs., Fri., Sat.  October  19, 20, 21  Lower Gibsons  CO-OP  886-2522  Open  7 Days a Week  Monday ��� Saturday 9 ��� 6  Friday 9 ��� 9  Sundays & Holidays 10-5 Coast News, October 17,1978.  List Price  $349.00  HAPPENED  Sat.,Oc   See the Fisher Stove in action  ThisIsA  Baby Bear.  f^A wail     /-'  List Price  $410.00  TliisIsA  Mama Bear.  List Price  $450.00  TliisIsA  Papa Bear.  An open and shut case for  heating your home with wood  fyn\.  tafia  Considering the cost of oil,  gas and electric heat these  days, it's easy to see why hundreds of thousands of  homeowners across North  America have recently installed a wood stove.  But there's more to be said  for heating with wood than the  fact that it saves a lot of money.  Wood smells and sounds  good as it burns. And, in an  age of vanishing resources, it's  one form of energy that's still  growing.  In fact, there's almost as  much forest land in North  America today as when the colonists first arrived. So regardless of other energy shortages,  we've got wood to burn.  The burning question.  Bul for centuries, the problem wilh wood has been efficiency. What should we burn il  in to get Ihe most heat out of It?  The lireplace is no solution.  It gives us beautiful dancing  flames, but very little warmth.  Some 95'/r of firewood's heat  disappears up   tap,  the chimney,  pulling a lot of  expensive  furnace-heated  air with it.  Benjamin  Franklin's stove,  and the other  cast iron stoves that followed  were an improvement. They  limited the amount of air that  could reach the flames, so  wood lasted longer.  And they trapped the  heat inside, so that it  radiated throughout the  room.  But still there  were problems.  Cast iron expands a greal  deal when it's  hot, allowing    air to seep in V  through scams and feed the  fire. And most of these stoves  did little to burn the gases that  escape burning wood, containing mosl of its heat potential.  The burning answer.  Then came the Fisher Stove.  Its unique iwo-step combustion  chamber re-circulated wood  gases back into the flames for  almost total combustion, resulting not only in more heat  but fewer ashes.  The Fisher Stove's patented  spin draft controls  and virtually airtight construction  meant almost abso  lute control over how  much air reached  ihe fire.  And its carefully  welded, solid steel  construction made sure every  Fisher Stove would deliver  years and years of remarkable  heating efficiency.  Naturally, imitations followed. But there's still no other  stove around that can offer all  the patented design features  you'll find in a Fisher Slove.  Save 50% or more  on your heat bill.  We can show you a variety  of Fisher Stove models. One of  them can cut your present healing bill by 50% or more. Or  maybe even eliminate it  entirely.  fcj And as authorized Fisher  Stove dealers, we can  give you answers to any  ^questions you might have  *       about heating with  wood. So come in soon.  Maybe you can't do  much about what people  have to pay these days for  gas, oil or electric heal. But  with one of our Fisher Stoves  in your house, you can do  plenty aboul what you have to  An idea Canada is warming up lo.  885-2568   C ELECTRONICS  Radio/haek  authorized Sales Centre  Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C. Box 1208   885-2568  ��  i ilw.juji-v='   r  This Is A  Grandma  Bear.  List Price  $510.00  This Is A  Grandpa  Bear.  List Price  $539.00  A


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