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 ��� '���). .  Mi    ,  The Sunshine  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  February 13,1979  Volume 33, Number 7  Ian Harding of Gibsons Shell Oil was delivering fuel  oil to the home of Mike Poppel In Langdale when he  hit a patch of black ice half-way down the driveway  and lost control of the oil truck. The truck flipped  Students  here this  weekend  Twenty-one students from  the Architecture Department  of the University of British  Columbia will be arriving in  Gibsons to conduct preliminary studies of the village  in connection with the proposed Eileen Glassford Theatre project on Thursday, February 15.  The students will be ip, the  area until Sunday, February  18, and their visit will culminate with a public meeting in  the Lunch Room of Elphin-1  stone Secondary School at  2:00 p.m. on Sunday to discuss with interested members  of the public the project and  the students' input which will  take the form of a seminar on  Community Meeting places.  Accompanying the students  at the meeting will be Architecture professors John Haaf  and D.Vaughan. Members of  the public are invited to be in  attendance at the meeting.  It is hoped that billets will  be found for the students  during their stay; that is  for Thursday, Friday, and  Saturday nights this week.  Any member of the community who has a spare bedroom or a rumpus room and  could take two or three students for these three nights  should leave their phone  numbers at the Coast News  office. If you have the space  and would be interested in  helping phone 886-2622 or  886-7817.  Bowen  happy  The final budget in the  gross amount of $6,791,837  was approved at the School  Board meeting of February 8.  The budget includes provision  for the School District to pay  half the salary of a half-time  Co-ordinator for the new  Community School to be built  on Bowen Island in time for  the 1979-80 school year.  A letter to the Board of  School Trustees from Claus  Spiekermann, President of  the Bowen Island Community  School Association thanks the  Board "for continuing to  support our endeavours on  the behalf of children first  and the community second on.  Bowen  Island".  'Your unanimous agreement to provide funds for the  Co-ordinator position gives us  a feeling of confidence that  this School Board continues  to support Bowen's desire to  provide meaningful educational and recreational opportunities for the entire  community. Thank you.'  over after hitting the curb. Ian was only shaken up  but If the truck had rolled one more time It would  have gone over the embankment. The accident happened last Wednesday.  The truck was loaded with 1,500 gallons of oil at the time of the accident. Firemen  are shown here laying Conweb to soak up the slight spillage. Provincial Emergency  Programme Co-ordinator Art MePhee was on the scene and noted that after the  fuel was pumped back into another tanker only 27 gallons were unaccounted for.  At the Gibsons Council  Best income returns?  By George Cooper  ' 'Do you investigate where the best income returns from your  short term deposits can be obtained?" This was the blunt question to Village Council put by former alderman, Kurt Hoehne at  the February 6 meeting in Gibsons. Hoehne contended that  cash the Village did not need to use for a number of months  should be earning interest for the taxpayers to ease their load of  taxes. "The lending institutions should be asked to bid on any  short term deposits that the Village may seek," said Hoehne,  "For instance, there is a credit union established in Gibsons,  1,400 members strong, that has had the opportunity in past  years to take such deposits but hasn't heard of any bids being  asked for the last couple of years."  Alderman Goddard, Finance Chairman, replied that the  Village had not looked for this kind of income last year but had  done so two years ago. Clerk-Treasurer Jack Copland stated,  "There was less cash flow in 1977 and 1978 because of Neighbourhood Improvement Programme requirements in the Village, and we are at present in the last year of a three-year  contract with the Bank of Montreal. I will say that in 1976 the  Village did get the best return on their term deposits from the  credit union."  The great bulk of tax money flows into the Village accounts in  mid-June to early July before the penalty date. As the public  becomes aware of the bonus which the new by-law, No. 328  pre-payment of taxes, provides, a more even flow of tax payments between January and June may develop, Generally the  Village has cash to spare in mid-year but is short in January and  on. Putting mid-year cash to work earning Interest in short  term deposits can offset some of the cost of money that has to  be borrowed in the first half of the year following, and in this  way save the taxpayers money. In the past two years Council  has followed a policy of paying its share of projects like the  swimming pool and parks development out of current taxes  rather than spreading such costs over several years in the form  of debt. In the view of some this policy hampers other municipal  requirements, such as roads. Council will no doubt reflectively  consider what policies they will adopt for 1980,  In Committee reports Al-   Dixons of 1018 Gower Point  derman Marshall commended  the maintenance crew for  keeping roads clear and water  lines open during the several  periods of snow and frost in  January. "We will have a  considerable amount of road  work to carry out because of  the damage frost has done to  our paving," he stated. A  letter  of jhanks   from   the  was very much alive and that  studies on the feasibility of  the project were well on the  way to completion. "When we  have all the facts and figures  ready, we will present them to  the public for their consideration," he stated. Council  endorsed the Chamber of  Commerce nomination of  Ian Morrow to the Board of  Directors of the B.C.Ferry  Authority to represent the  Sunshine Coast. The mayor  and Alderman Goddard were  appointed to attend the annual  meeting of the Association of  Vancouver Island municipalities in Esquimau, February  16 and 17. A letter from Elphinstone Student Research  Productions inviting Council  to participate in a community  forum in April was filed.  In response to a letter offering information on organizing a local Canada Week in  July, Council will send for  details of the grant programme and "twinning" ���  exchanging ideas with a  village in some distant part of  Canada. Alderman Trainor  will attend the annual meeting  of the Southwestern B.C.  Tourist Association February  23 in Vancouver. Seminars  will deal with co-operative  advertising and packaging  visitor attractions in a community.  From Finance Chair  Directors ask Lee's resignation  Road for the Village maintenance crew's assistance  when their water line was  frozen will be posted at the  works yard for the crew to naiva fOI*  read. "Always happy to see  our citizens acknowledge good  work by our crews," said  Mayor Blain.  Alderman Trainor reported  thaLJhe Marina Committee  Good tax  mothers on  Page 10  Regional Board Directors sought and received the resignation  of Director Charles Lee as the Chairman of the Regional Board  Finance Committee at the meeting held on February 8. The surprise move came as a result of a letter that Lee sent to the individual Directors which was strongly critical of Board Chairman Ed Nicholson.  The letter was written apparently on the subject of the sums  of money that the Regional Board proposes to make available  to the Co-ordinator of the Provincial Emergency Programme,  Art MePhee, and the members of the Sunshine Coast Fitness  and Recreation Service. MePhee is slated to receive $2,000  from the Regional Board to supplement the sum he receives  from the provincial government and each of the five members  of the Fitness and Recreation Service would receive $1,000  from the Regional Board to supplement a Canada Works  Grant.  Before he was elected Chairman, Director Nicholson advocated Regional Board support for the programmes in question. Characterizing Nicholson as a 'Civil Servant with a comfortable financial refuge in these times' Lee suggested that  there was a conflict of interest 'at best' in his support of the  Provincial Emergency Programme and the Federal Works  Grant recipients. According to Lee's letter support for these  programmes was "taking bread from the mouths of the old, the  poor, the defenceless, the voiceless, and the young marrieds  trying to bring up a family and, of course, the unemployed  homeowners."  Members of the Regional Board contacted by the Coast  News described themselves as outraged at the attack on the  Chairman. One Director pointed out that for a home in the  $50,000 range there would be no increase in taxes at all as a  result of the $7,000 in question and that he himself with a more  expensive property could look at an increase in his tax bill of  just 57< per year. "To say that this is taking the bread out of  anyone's mouth is ridiculous," he said.  Another Director characterized the letter as 'a malicious  distortion', "There's two or three fellows on the Board quite  interested in discussing these issues but because of the way  they are presented we wind up talking about Charles Lee and  Ed Nicholson instead," he said.  In his letter, Director Lee said, "If you, Mr. Chairman, and/  or the Board feel I don't know what the Hell 1 am talking about  you have a very simple remedy." The Board took it.  Private ownership cited    .^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  Legality of Arena aid questioned  n���.J a n a .w .-- *-t     ���      ��� ������ -    ���" .    - -  Regional Board Director Charles Lee questioned whether the  Sechelt Arena was a suitable recipient of public funding at the  regular meeting of the Regional Board held on Thursday, February 8. Lee pointed out that the Arena had shareholders. "Is  the funding of the arena in fact legal?" asked Lee, pointing out  that the Regional Board could be in the position of funding an  entity under private ownership.  Lee estimated that the deficit for this year in the arena was  $44,000, although his figures were questioned by Mayor Harold  Nelson of Sechelt, sitting as the Sechelt representative at the  Regional Board, and Village Clerk Tom Wood who was in the  audience. He also pointed out that it would appear that the total  deficit of the three facilities which had been suggested as  suitable recipients of Regional Board support, the Pender  Harbour Pool, the Gibsons Pool, and the Sechelt Arena, for the  present year would be in the neighbourhood of $110,000.  Director Lee felt that it would be inappropriate to utilize the  three mill leeway allowed the Regional-Board for the purpose  of taking up the deficit of the three recreational facilities.  "I recommend we do not spend the total of three mills," said  Lee, "thereby tying the hands of future Boards."  Lee's recommendation that the Regional Board should not  take responsibility at this time for the operating deficits of the  recreational facilities was passed by the Directors with only  Gibsons representative Jack Marshall casting a negative vote.  Director Charles Lee reads the report he made on  the Sechelt Arena situation to the Regional Board  meeting on Thursday, February 8.  Approval in principle  Porpoise Bay  tourist complex  A proposal for a tourist and and recreation complex at the  head of Porpoise Bay was given approval in principal by members of the Sechelt Council, last week.  The concept is spearheaded by Hank Hall. It will, if adopted,  be a two stage development; the initial phase would be to build  a marina, then in the second the grounds and buildings would  be constructed. It would be a two to three year project from start  to completion.  Mr. Chang, speaking on behalf of Intercommerce Developments outlined the proposal to members of Council.  The main building in the complex would be three stories,  comprising an accommodation area, a clubhouse, a restaurant  and a business section on the ground floor. The grounds would  have tennis courts, a swimming pool and public boardwalks.  It was felt by Mr. Chang that the facilities would be ideal for  attracting small business conventions and the marina would be  a good starting point for boating trips along the "inland sea"  towards the Skookumchuck.  Alderman Jorgensen liked the concept, "This is a good start.  The Chamber of Commerce has always wanted something  for the tourists," he said,  As pointed out by Mr. Chang, this proposal would not interfere with the commercial activity within the community and  would concentrate the tourism in one area.  One point Council was not clear about, was whether or not the  plans as shown would bring the residential area into the category of condominiums, which the area is not zoned for.  It was moved that the proposal go before the Planning Committee for further study.  News from the Sechelt Council  Sechelt Council was advised against the collection of  the $50,000 performance  bond posted by Glenmont  Holdings at their meeting  held on February 7. This advice was presented in a letter from the Village's legal  advisor, Mr, Emerson, at last  Wednesday's Council meeting. As a result of this information, Alderman Thompson  suggested that in future a  cash deposit should be requested. This was felt not to  be feasible by Alderman MacDonald as performance bonds  were standard practice.  Council will look into this  problem in order to prevent  its recurrence.  The Clerk, Tom Wood,  reported on a meeting he had  had with Mr. Wiffin of the  Liquor Administration Board  (LAB) regarding the opening  of a cabaret in the Village.  Wiffin had informed him that  a license could not be issued to  other than the owner of the  premises, and that it could not  be situated within one half  mile of a provincial highway. The proposal had been to  open the cabaret in the  Anderson building on Cowrie  Street.  The representative from  Council on the Arena Committee, Alderman Jorgensen,  told Council that the self-help  suggestion for financing  was being put into practice.  A raffle was in the organizational stage. The tickets would  be $25 each. Amongst the  prizes would be a trip to  Reno. He did feel, however,  that it was time for new blood  in the organization.  It was still unclear whether  the proposed building on Lot  A of D.L. 1331 conformed with  the Village Plan. This point  was seen to be of importance  by Alderman MacDonald,  as time was important and  clarification would be needed  before setting the date for a  public meeting. Alderman  Thompson moved that the  matter be referred to committee.  Mr. Koch of Sunshine  G.M. asked Council for rezoning of the bus depot, in  order that he may use the  space as a display area for  camper and trailer sales. The  wording in the zoning bylaw was felt to be open to  interpretation and the matter  was referred to committee  for further study.  In the committee reports,  Alderman Kolibas informed  Council that there were still  two opposing factions in the  ambulance dispute and the  situation was still up in the  air. Other information from  her committee was that Lorraine Goddard had been  appointed the chairman of the  health unit.  It was moved that Planner  Doug Roy be retained as  Planning Consultant until  June, when the situation  would again come up for review.  Roy felt that completion of  the Community Plan would  take at least two more months.  Alderman MacDonald  moved that the garbage bylaw be referred to committee.  It was fitting, considering  the crowded situation in the  Council Chambers, that the  evening was chosen as the  one to strike a committee to  study possible modification to  the municipal offices.  Delivered to EVERY address on the Sunshine Coast every Tuesday | Coast News, February 13,1979.  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  Office:  M.M.Laplante  Cynthia Christensen  Advertising Department:  Penny Christian  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $15.00 per year; $10.00 for six months  Canada except B.C. $15.00 per year.  United States and Foreign $20.00 per year.  The NHL's Waterloo  It looks as though the painful truth is  going to have to be faced, folks. Hockey  as played by Canadian players in the  National Hockey League is not the superior product that we have been led to  believe it was, not even when the very  best N.H.L. players play against the  Russians in the middle of the season  when they are as close to peak condition  as they are likely to get.  Let's hope that we don't hear too many  excuses for the recent convincing Russian victory in the so-called Challenge  Cup last weekend. You know what they  will be. We will hear it said that the  N.H.L. team just didn't have time to  prepare for the series while the Russians  play together almost all the time. We will  hear it said that the N.H.L. has a schedule of over eighty games a year compared to the Russians' forty-four and no  doubt other excuses will be presented to  us.  The fact of the matter is that at the present time the Russians play better hockey  than the N.H.L. teams do. They are better coached. They play more consistently  with top class players. The N.H.L.  talent pool is now spread too thin to ensure top class competition on a regular  basis and that has a diminishing effect  on the top players.  It is not, yet, that the Russians are  intrinsically better players. In the series  last weekend there really wasn't that  much to choose from in the matter of  the playing skills of the players involved,  but superior training and coaching paid  off, gave the Russians that narrow edge  which makes a wide difference in results.  We have been hearing for years about  the thoroughness of the Russian hockey  programme with hundreds of thousands  of young players being taught the fundamentals of the game by thorough, trained-  Lee's resignation  It is the feeling here that the less  said about the events which led to the  resignation of Director Charles Lee as  Chairman of the Regional Board Finance  Committee, the better. It would seem  that the letter Mr. Lee sent to the Regional Directors was unfortunte both in  tone and in intention.  Let us content ourselves with the hope  that in the coming months the Regional  Directors apply themselves without rancour or egotism to the business of conducting the affairs of the region. By far  the majority of the Directors wish for  nothing else and the public deserves  nothing else.  from the files of Coast News  5YEARSAGO  Harvie McCracken and Joe Bat-  tista, an advance guard of the C.B.C,  are in town to sound out housing conditions as the Beachcombers T.V.  series plans its fourth season.  The pantomime, The Sunshine  Kingdom, will be the Driftwood  Players' entry in the 1974 Drama  Festival.  An eight-year struggle to get a  back lane between Toredo and Cowrie Streets in Sechelt has been successful.  10YEARS AGO  A belated announcement is made of  a 50% reduction In passenger ferry  fares on the B.C.Ferries.  The Coast News editorializes about  a budget It labels Bennett's Gamble,  which is made on the eve of a provincial election. "Mr. Bennett's  vaunted surplus is merely a matter of  bookkeeping with money that has become tied up In Hydro schemes  and therefore an asset of doubtful liquidity for a considerable period  of time."  The Hon. Isabel Dawson outlines  the highlights of the 'good news  miracle budget' for the Coast News.  15 YEARS AGO  Calvary Baptist Church of Gibsons has bought the old Gibsons Memorial Church for $500 and will move  It as soon as possible. A request from  Les Peterson for the building for a  museum was not looked upon with  favour.  Sechelt and Gibsons Councils  approve a no-toll arrangement  between Sechelt and Gibsons exchanges.  20 YEARS AGO  Dial telephones arrive in Port  Mellon. Numbers will begin with  TUrner-4.  A move towards establishing a  hospital closer to centres of population on the Sunshine Coast was  launched Saturday night at a public  meeting in Sechelt Legion Hall.  25 YEARS AGO  Three dogs trained In cougar  hunting have been brought Into  Wilson Creek area where a cougar  and two kittens have been reported.  An editorial in the Coast News  suggests the manufacture of Pender  Pants or Sechelt Shirts or Gibsons  Garments toicurethe off-season slump  In employment. Other suggestions  include the making of furniture,  Ihe making of pottery, enlargement of  the Co-operative Canning venture,  and the processing of wool.  The Sechelt Indian Band presented  a brief to the Sechelt Board of Trade  asking their support in an effort to  secure a breakwater at Trail Bay  between Selma Park and Sechelt to  protect fish boats.  30YEARSAGO  Those who support this area as the  banana belt of the Pacific Coast are  shaking their heads sadly over ten  weeks of snow and ice this year.  Herby Winn wins $25 for his  suggestion that the Merry Ern  Cafe be renamed the Mariner Cafe.  The Coast News editorializes on  the need for an ambulance on the  Sunshine Coast.  Local residents are feeding birds  which are In trouble because of the  prolonged spell of cold weather.  coaches. The result is that the Russians  with ten times the population have a  vastly greater player pool to choose from  and vastly fewer top teams to stock than  is true of Canadian players. The wonder  is perhaps that the Canadians continue to  do as well as they do with the haphazard  nature of conducting hockey for the  young which sees volunteers doing the  best they can but without any real  skill-teaching taking place.  Nor can we realistically look for any  immediate improvement in the situation.  Canada probably cannot afford the kind  of programme the Russians run for young  hockey players and why should the Canadian government institute such a programme so that young Canadians can go  off as soon as they reach maturity and  merchant their skills in Atlanta, Georgia,  Los Angeles, California, and St. Louis,  Missouri. As in many other fields, Canada has got itself into the situation where it  exports its resources for someone else's  gain and the painful realization must  come that we cannot expect a strong  national team in the circumstances under  which Canadian young men presently  play hockey.  A heartening note is the fact that even  the professional apologists who make  comfortable livings out of talking about  the N.H.L. are acknowledging that we  have something to learn from the Russians in the matter of preparing hockey  players to represent their country.  In the larger world outside the realm  of hockey playing it is true that successive Canadian governments have allowed  the vast resources of Canada to be controlled and exploited by non-Canadian  powers. Last weekend's Challenge  Cup .brought that point symbolically  home on the ice in the game that Canadians invented and once dominated.  <*���  mid  I  *.*���* 42  ���    ��  ��� *Ai  -if  M'  1  A mystery picture this week, folks. It Is obviously an Armistice Day  gathering an undetermined number of years ago. Clues may be found  in the faces of the participants and the Legion Building behind the  assembly. Any readers who can identify participants in this picture  or the time of it, are asked to write in and tell us what they can about  the picture.  MWIBWW  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows ,��*   ��  George Matthews  ^  I was talking with someone  just the other day with nostalgia and warmth about the  plays for children we used to  do here on the Sunshine  Coast. I wonder if any of the  sometimes readers of these  meanderings remember  some of them.  When George Matthews,  Eileen Glassford, and myself  founded the Driftwood Players we did not come to children's theatre right away.  Eileen suggested it rights  from the start but George and  I wanted to try our hands at a  variety of adult stuff.  In the first years we did  such plays as The Lover by  Harold Pinter, The Waltz of  the Toreadors by Jean Anou-  ilh, Suddenly Last Summer by  Tennessee Williams, and an  English farce entitled See  How They Run, the name of  whose author escapes me. All  of them were memorable in  their own way but it was not  until a few members of the  club attended Notre Dame  University in Nelson in the  summer of 1971 to take a  drama course and thereby got  involved in a production of  Plnocchlo that the bug for  entertaining children bit  us. It was a revelation and a  delight to all of us involved  and I added my voice to that  of Eileen's when I returned to  Gibsons, suggesting that it  was time we did some children's theatre.  The first children's play we  did was The Red Shoes and  Colleen Elson, now principal  of Cedar Grove Elementary,  was the director. We did it  under an agreement with  the local School Board and  the first one very nearly  didn't come off when the lead  actor was fired from the mill  just a week before the scheduled production and left the  area. Yours truly was pressed  into service as the villain  Reynardo J.Snogg and we  covered any untidinesses  caused by lack of rehearsal  with some of the most hell-  for-leather chase scenes imaginable. By the time we had  done the play for all the  school children from Langdale  to Egmont, I had bruises on  bruises from a thousand  pratt falls but the kids loved it  and everyone involved was  hooked on children's theatre.  In the cast of The Red  Shoes were Doug Honey-  bunn, Els Mercer (Zuidema  at that time), and Robbie  Ashby.  The play was performed in  June of 1972 when I was still  teaching at Elphinstone Secondary School and we were all  hugely delighted with the  total absorption and exuberance of the young audiences. They hooted the vil  lain and cheered the good  guys; they yelled advice and  instruction to the virtuous and  mis-directions to the evil  forces. It was great good  fun.  The next children's play we  did was a juvenile version of  Androcles and the Lion. In  that cast were George Matthews as the braggadocio  villain, Nest Lewis Austin  as the wicked witch, and the  ever versatile Colleen Elson as  Androcles. Once again-1' Was  pressed into service at the  last minute, essaying the role  of the Friendly Lion when the  almost unheard of happened  and Pat Baker got a job and  had to withdraw at the last  minute. This time I had no  lines to worry about and apart  from roaring myself hoarse  had no problems. The juvenile  leads were played by Debby  McNevin and Randy Kampman from the local high  school.  My warmest memory of that  play took place in Madeira  Park. Again, during every  performance the children in  the audience were vocal and  volatile in their participation  in the play and we had to  specifically ask their conscientious teachers not to  ask them to be quiet for it  was participation that we were  after ��� and we got it. In Madeira Park, George and Nest,  the arch-villains, had strutted  and grimaced their way to the  top of the children's hate  parade and near the end of  the play when the friendly  lion was chasing them and  they collided and fell, five  little gaffers had George  wrapped in a net he had  been carrying by the time the  friendly lion came to collar  him. "Here he is, Lion,"  they said to me with great  satisfaction. Again, if I remember correctly, that would  be February of 1973.  Surely the highlight of our  entertainments for children  was the play we did in 1974,  however. We decided that we  would try our hands at the  kind of English pantomime  that delights youngsters  yearly in the U.K. and that  we would concoct the script  ourselves. As is traditional,  we chose a well-known'  children's story for the theme  and the original Dick Whit-'  tington on the Sunshine Coast  was born.  At first we had a group of  half a dozen only but we had |  so  much  fun  at  rehearsals  that people started coming to i  watch. If they came to three  consecutive    rehearsals    we i  gave them a part. By the time <  we were done we had a cast  of thirty-five ranging in age I  from   twelve-year-old   Mike  McNevin     to     seventy-twi.  year old Andy Randall. Dick  Whittington was played by  Nest Lewis Austin, Allan  Crane was the evil King Rat,  Bruce Wilson was the Good  King and Mary Livingston  played his daughter, the fair  Alice. Dr. Roy Klein was  memorable as Roberto de  Creeko and Bonnie Paetkau  was the Good Fairy. In pantomime tradition, George Matthews and I played the Ugly  Sisters of young Dick. Dodie  Archer and Margaret Jones  also contributed memorable  vignettes.  The show had nine original  songs written by Gordie  Hauka, two major dances  choreographed by Ronnie  Dunn, Ken Dalglcish now of  the Alternate School came  reluctantly along to accompany the songs and got so entranced that he stayed to  accompany the whole show on  the piano in the manner of  the pianists in the days of  the silent movies, was called  Mr. Music, and incorporated  into the script.  I think I can be forgiven for  saying that it was a warm and  marvellous show which we  performed almost twenty  times in total in Gibsons,  Sechelt, Pender Harbour, and  on Vancouver Island. Some  local people saw it more  than a dozen times.  The Sunshine Kingdom,  as it came to be called, was  the last children's play the  Driftwood Players did and the  calendar tells us that it is  almost five years ago. It may  be time to consider another  theatrical adventure on  behalf of the children of the  Sunshine Coast.  Last fall the Liberal Party of  Canada made a calculated  guess that the popularity of  Prime Minister Trudeau's  government would rise while  that of opposition leader Joe  Clark's Conservative Party  would decline. Results of  recent popularity polls seem to  indicate that this is indeed  happening and as a result we  should expect the announcement of the long anticipated  election within the next few  weeks. A number of things  have happened in recent  months to favour Liberal  chances in a federal election,  not the least of which is a dramatic simplification of what  last year were a collection of  vague and largely spurious  election issues.  The main causes of the  brightening of Liberal prospects are psychological and  have to do with the history of  Canadian voter attitudes and  the current mood of the electorate. Canadians have shown  an historical aversion to voting for the Conservative Party.  Certainly there are some rare  instances of the Canadian  voter voting against a Liberal  government with resulting  brief moments of success for  the Conservatives but examples of a positive switch of  Canadian voters to the Conservatives is rare indeed.  This is news neither to Liberals nor Conservatives. Canadian politics is run on the  assumption that the country  has a one party system.  The current mood of the  electorate also favours the  Liberals. The anger, suspicion  and lack of comprehension  which accompanied last  year's many indicators of  economic    weakness    have  Night on the downland  Night Is on the downland, on Ihe lonely moorland,  On the hills where the wind goes over sheep-bitten  turf,  Where the bent grass beats upon the unplowed  poorland  And the pine-woods roar like the surf.  Here the Roman lived on Ihe wind-barren lonely,  Dark now and haunted by the moorland fowl;  None comes here now but the peewit only,  And moth-like death In the owl.  Beauty was here on this beetle-droning downland;  The thought of a Caesar In the purple came  From the palace by the Tiber in the Roman townland  To this wind-swept hill with no name.  Lonely Beauty came here and was here in sadness,  Brave as a thought on the frontier ot the mind,  In the camp of the wild upon the march of madness,  The bright-eyed Queen of the Blind.  Now where Beauty was are  the  wind-withered  j gorses,  Moaning like old men In the hill-wind's blast;  The flying sky is dark with running horses,  And the night is full of the past  sJohn Masetield  finally sunk into the collective consciousness of the  Canadian people. The first  reaction was to blame the  government's ineffective  monetary and fiscal policy for  inflation, unemployment and  the decline in the value of the  Canadian dollar. Now there is  the beginning of the realization that these problems are  the result of a profound  malaise in both national and  international economies.  The Canadian voter is skepti-  cai, suspicious and, above all,  careful; the likelihood of his  trusting His welfare to untried  managers is extremely  remote.  The current unhealthy state  of the economy and its bleak  future outlook may indeed be  in part due to government  bungling but things have  gone far beyond. the finger  pointing stage and the Canadian voter, looking out for his  own self interest, will reelect the Liberals, even  though it is reasonable to  expect a minority government. And don't think for a  moment that Liberal campaign  strategists meeting last  fall were unaware of this  Quirk of insecurity in the  electorate. The decision to  postpone an election was not  made on a whim; these  men have been governing us  most of our lives, for that  matter most of the life of the  country; they know us better  than we know ourselves.  While psychology and history favour a Liberal victory,  the firming up of previously  unclear election issues is  also working to their advantage. Last year the Liberals  tried to pass off the question of repatriating the Constitution as an election issue.  Subsequent events have  shown that it is little more  than an attempt by the Prime  Minister to have himself  permanently entombed In  Canadian history books as, if  not a father of his country,  at least an uncle. Even  though he appears to have  convinced the premiers  that they can be god-parents  of our country, the issue has  not caught on as being a  bread and butter plank in  anyone's election platform.  This is not to say that the  Constitution is not important,  but as an election issue, it  will be no more than window  dressing.  On the other hand what  appeared to be a relatively  unimportant issue last year  has emerged as a more significant force. The'problem of  national unity has gamed new  credibility both within Quebec  and throughout the country.  It is now left to the leaders of  the respective parties to clarify and articulate the issue to  the   people.   None   of   the  mm^mmmmaa Coast News, February 13,1979  Letters to the Editor  New and Old Testaments  Editor:  Let me say thank you for  your article in 'Musings'  in which you comment on  religious philosophy.  Your thoughts interested  me greatly, as you formulate  a code to live by, which is  responsible and intelligent,  as you honestly see it. You  seem to be evaluating the religion of the Old Testament  as portrayed by the prophets  and seers of those days  and you compare that with the  religion of the much later  New Testament writers. You  seem to opt for the New  Testament.  May I offer a few comments  on this subject, which you  have raised, and which,  incidentally, is of wide interest?  More off thc same  Editor:  John Burnside's article in  the Coast News of February 6  was most intriguing, and I  wish to make a comment or  two on its context.  I always feel sort of sad for  those who were brought up  in the shadow of an "angry  God". The Fundamentalists  were prone to teach the Scriptures in this manner, atid in  doing so, left a legacy of  false impressions on the  minds of their adherents.  I prefer militant Christianity  to dogmatic fanaticism.  I do agree with John however that there are many passages in the Hebrew Scriptures which give evidence of  a harse and sometimes avenging God; but there are just as  many stories of his compassion  and  concern   for   his  Chosen People, the Israelites.  Whenever we are faced with  an angry God, it is wise to  seek out the cause of his  anger. We should not overlook the many times his Chosen People failed to recognize him as their great benefactor. They did not always  honour his name. They were  not always grateful for his  generosity. If earthly kings  treated their subjects brutally for being rebellious and  intransigent, why should we  wonder that the Creator and  Lord of the human race would  look less kindly on his ungrateful subjects?  Christians often look more  to the message of the New  Testament, ignoring the  basic laws proposed in the'  Hebrew Scriptures. However,  Slings and arrows(cont'd)  leaders has yet been able to  give this issue, meaning and  significance and if this remains the case it will not have  importance outside of Quebec.  The other major issues ���  unemployment, inflation,  labour unrest, and the decline of the Canadian dollar ���  have all become submerged  in the issue of the management of the economy. Try as  they may the Conservatives or  the New Democratic Party will  not be able to isolate these  problems from the larger one  of economic management.  This will of course work to  their disadvantage and when  it comes to a choice of managers for a shaky economy, the  Canadian people are unlikely  to abandon the Liberals.  The election, coming when  it does, is anti-climactic.  It will be an uninspiring  affair with few new ideas put  forward. National enthusiasm  will not be roused and the  voter turn-out will be low;  and when it's all over things  will be much the same as  they were before.  The Old Testament and the  New Testament cannot be  taken separately. The one is  the foundation for the other.  Of course, it is understandable that we would like to  dwell in a pleasant dream and  clasp closely the tender loving concept of Jesus overlooking everything. As I see  it, Christ was implicit, that  pardon is free to us ��� every-  we dare not overlook the Impact of the Ten Commandments on the conduct of our  daily lives. I am quite certain  that if man was to base his  government of his world  solely on the precepts of the  Ten Commandments, he  would require neither armies  nor police to uphold and  protect his interests. Add to  the "Ten" the one great law  which Christ gave: "Love  your neighbour", and mankind would have the complete  and perfect formula for a  happy and constructive  social environment.  Certainly, the "Beatitudes" are one of the Scripture's great features...but  without the reins on his human emotions which the Ten  Commandments provide...  man would still not recognize his responsibilities to  society, or his total dependence on his Creator.  L.B.Frederick,  Sechelt, B.C.  Information  Editor:  The picture in your paper of  January 30 shows a steamer at  the Gibsons Dock, but no  name. I believe the vessel was  the Brittanla; it sailed from  the old Evans Coleman Dock  in Vancouver.  An earlier vessel was the  Marine Express ��� it would be  very interesting to see a picture of her if anyone should  have it.  W.G.Dolmage,   Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  FREE CHAINSAW  With Every Purchase of a  Goldy locks Fisher Stove  At Regular Price  *6  4  9.  J&C ELECTRONICS  Radio/haek  authorized Sales Centre  885-2568  Cowrie St.,  Sechelt, B.C.  one of us ��� by His Love and  Grace ��� but sin mast be paid  for. He himself paid for  my sins and yours on that  Awful Cross. He, a virile  young man, with all the desires and temptations of men  and women everywhere ���  willingly yielded everything  that we may be free from the  bondage of sin. There is just  one condition, as I see It.  We must accept in humble  sincerity the gift he offers  and ask him, dally, to help  us walk in his footsteps.  I believe he will not fail us.  I believe he will keep his  promise and life will become  happier for everyone of us,  who will accept what he  offers in simple trust. Let us  take that bible down from the  shelf and with some simple  scriptural helps, read a little,  often.  I suggest ��� Scripture  Union, Daily Notes (advanced  series), 300 Steelcase Road,  West #19 Markham, Ontario,  L3R2W2($3.00).  Ernie Davies,  Point Rood, Hopkins Landing  *******  ALL  APPLIANCES  it*  off  TILL  FEB. 28th  J&C  ELECTRONICS  Cowrie St.. Sechell  B.C. 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It has traditionally  heen a noisy, brutal, hard-  headed trade, practised for  the most part by men considerably longer on muscle  lhan book-learning and prone  to be distrustful of anything  more aesthetic than a western  paperback or a skin magazine.  Thc reading-matter beside  the average bunkhouse bed  would be apt to consist of  such undemanding fare and  I have met numerous loggers  who didn't ��� or couldn't ���  read at all. If by some off-  chance, a book of poetry were  to be found around a logging-  camp,   it   would   either   be  Robert W.Service or his  woods equivalent, Robert E.  Swanson.  Swanson, now head of the  B.C. Provincial Railways  Department, published in the  nineteen-forties, three volumes of logging verse:  Rhymes of a Western Logger, Rhymes of a Lumber-  Jack and Bunkhouse Ballads.  They enjoyed considerable  popularity at the time and  Western Logger went into  more than ten editions. The  poems arc written in an unsophisticated, straight-ahead  style that many academics  would dismiss as doggerel.  But despite their antiquated  form, the poems have a good  deal going for them. The  best are laced with sweat-  salty drive, bawdy humour  and an honest sense of nostalgia for the vanished hey-  Valentine^ Day/^7  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT  Irom a p.m.���12 Midnight  .."CONNECTION"  PROCEEDS FROM THE TAPS  GO TO THE��ARIETY CLUB TELETHON  K\)t Cebar* 3ton  886-9815  dey of steampots, wooden  spartrees and tough-as-hell  tame-apes. They impressed  me greatly as a boy and despite their many limitations, I  still derive enjoyment from  them. Actually, they are more  songs than poems and many  in fact have been set to music  and recorded by a group  known appropriately enough  as The Tome Ape*.  Swanson's late brother,  George also wrote Service-  type verse about the woods  under his nickname Seattle  Red. These poems were published in the same series  with the title Rhymes of a  Haywire Hooker. The book  also contains a few of Bob  Swanson's poems left over  from the earlier volumes.  Unlike his brother whose  involvement with steam locomotives took him far from the  logging-camps in later years,  George Swanson was apparently a career-logger all his  life. This deeper involvement  with the gut subject-matter is  reflected in his poems which  are less-generalized and have  an autobiographical ring.  My friend David Day while  searching through the special  books section at the University  of Victoria, unearthed another  woodspoet by the name of  George McGinnis, hitherto unknown to either of us.  His book The Saga of the  Westcoast Loggers, had been  published privately as recently as nineteen sixty-eight  but the poems covered a  vast span of time, the earliest dating back to the turn of  the century. We were both  impressed by a number of  the poems. The title piece in  particular is an overview of  great sweep and power. McGinnis also employed rhyme  and meter but more imaginatively and with a truer grasp  of style than his fellow balia-  deers. FrUstratingly, the obscure edition  contained  no  biographical information  whatsoever on McGinnis. A  bit of literary detective work  coupled with sheer luck, led  us to a small house in the  Kitsilano area of Vancouver  where we met for several  hours with the remarkable old  logger, still clear-headed in  his hundredth year. A detailed  account of this fascinating  visit will appear in an upcoming issue of Sound Heritage magazine.  Both Swanson and McGinnis have poems about the legendary woods-character,  Rough House Pete Olesen  that serve to demonstrate  their difference in approach.  Swanson's poem, still one of  my favourites, is a roaring  melodramatic portrayal of a  larger-than-life, almost  Bunyanesque brawler. He  punches his way indomitably  through a booze-drenched  career and literally dies with  his caulkboots on in a skidroad  flophouse. This fictional demise was concocted strictly  for dramatic effect. In actual  fact, Olesen fell off the old  Union Steamship dock while  drunk and was drowned.  McGinnis' version is less-  flamboyant but much closer to  reality. He depicts Olesen,  whom he knew personally, as  an indifferent logger and a  bully. He was jealous of his  reputation and maintained it  for the most party by squa-  ring-off with smaller weaker  men he knew he could beat.  Despite this precaution, he  frequently bit off more than he  could chew and ended up  flat on his back. "He was  strong as a bull and  twice as ignorant I" This penchant for honesty is characteristic of McGinnis' work.  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The Kwahtahmoss Film Society now has  over two hundred members  and the film selection committee hopes there will be for  most of them some favourite  titles among these selections  as well as new films to discover. The schedule is as  follows: Tuesday, February  13, Fellini's 8'/>; Tuesday,  February 27, Mr. Hulot's  Holiday, Tuesday, March 13,  Becket; Tuesday, March 27,  Truffaut's Sniall Change,  Tuesday, April 10, Renais'  Providence.  I am particularly delighted  finally to have secured bookings for the Jaques Tati  film, Mr. HiM'f Holiday, and  for Providence which is notable among other things for  a spellbinding performance  from John Gielgud as a dying  alcoholic writer living in the  midst of his family and trying  to finish his last novel.  People who were film  society members in 1973 and  1974 may remember Jaques  Tati's Traffic which was  shown here. At that time, I  was unable to book any other  Tati films since Mr. Tati  had withdrawn the distribution rights. The films were re-  released only last year. Mr.  jiTati is a craftsman and an  eclectic artist. In almost thirty  years, he has made but seven  films. If you've never seen  Tati, you owe it to yourself  to see this wonderful artist,  a perfectionist in the best  sense of the word. Those who  already have seen Tati know,  and  many are looking for  ward to seeing him again.  Jaques Tati came to the  cinema from the music  hall where he entertained with  a series of sporting mine. His  early interest was in sport,  particularly rugby, which he  played for the Racing Club  de France. He has stated:  "What is demanded above  all from a comic actor is a  training in sport." His films  are conceived in visual terms  and are virtually without  dialogue. Tati's Monsieur  Hulot is as original a creation  as we Chaplin's Tramp or  Marcel Marceau's Bip. His  style, however, is much different. He has said: "Take,  for instance, the scene in the  cemetery, the wreath with the  dead leaves, Hulot just wanted to take out his car tire,  and without his doing anything about it, the leaves  stick to it and it makes a  wreath. If this had happened  to Chaplin, he would have  deliberately put the leaves  on the tire, in order to transform it into a wreath and thus  be able to leave the cemetery  decently. Hulot does not get  out, he stays until the end,  shakes hands with everybody."  John Marion was asking  me this week how I had become interested in films, and  I realized that my real interest  hearkens back to the time,  more than twenty-five years  ago, when I saw Jaques  Tati's first feature film,  Jour de Fete, at the Continental Cinema in Wallasey.  The cinema, which I'm sure  my friend Madoc-Jones will  remember, played films of  operas, but the Tati film was  the first non-operatic film  I'd seen which was other  than British or American, and  I became aware of a whole  new world of artistic endeavour. It was not until 1972,  however, at Ray Boothroyd's  suggestion, that I became  actively engaged in the film  society movement. Since that  time, the Kwahtahmoss Film  Society has programmed well  in excess of a hundred feature length films and numerous shorter films, As stated  earlier, I consider the present  schedule to be second to none,  and I hope that many of our  members will enjoy several of  the outstanding films included  in the schedule for the next  two months.  ���������� >����IH'  By Rae Ellingham  Week commencing: Feb. 12.  General Notes: Venus, planet  of love, harmony and happiness, moves into the sign of  Capricorn. Everyday joys and  pleasures may now be expected in areas which have  been neglected or forgotten.  The following prognostications indicate in which life-  departments added contentment may be found.  Meanwhile, there's a brief,  but nasty, Mars-Uranus  aspect this weekend which  often coincides with disruptive, rebellious behaviour.  Walk away from arguments.  Next week, this writer will  comment on the astrological  significance of the February  26 Solar Eclipse.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Getting ahead or boosting  achievements becomes easier.  Relationship with boss or superior is more relaxed. Fairer  attitude on job scene brings  rewards. Falling in love with  older person is tempting.  Meanwhile, weekend tension  is linked to group activities  and squabbles over shared  expenses. April 9 birthdays  should accept major life  changes philosophically.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  You'll be attracted to strangers, foreigners, far-away  places and long-distance  travel. Now's the time to  gather details for that trip.  Happy message arrives from  remote region. You'll feel  like learning so enroll in  course for self-improvement  or extra knowledge. Loved one  may demand to know the truth  this weekend. May 11 birthdays experience unexpected  incidents and events.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  You'll be drawn to other  people's financial affairs,  property or possessions. It's  the right time to ask for that  loan or borrow equipment.  Insurance, tax or alimony  problems face easier solutions. Shared real estate  deals look promising. Weekend disagreements at work  scene are linked to differences  in approach. June 2 birthdays must believe that present frustrations will disappear eventually.  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Enjoy harmless flirtations with day-to-day associates. Marriage and domestic life is tense this weekend.  July 24 birthdays should  follow lucky streak.  VIRGO (Aug.23-Sept.22)  Although work-scene pressure continues, focus is on  fun, entertainment, pleasures  and pastimes, Forget worries  and gather together friends  for memorable party. Recent  'non-smokers' are reminded  that will-power is at all-time  low. Single persons have  another chance to become  attached. Creative activities  are favoured. Children are  easier to live with. September  4 birthdays must continue to  wait.  LIBRA (Sept.23-Oct.23)  Look forward to a more  peaceful domestic atmosphere. At last, family living  brings contentment. Now's  the time to beautify the  home. Remodeling or redecorating may be undertaken with  confidence. Grab tools and get  to it I Relations with parents  improve. Meanwhile, take no  financial risks this weekend.  October 13 birthdays are  experiencing major life  changes., i  SCORPIO (Oct.24-Nov.22)  Short journeys, visits, correspondence and phone calls  are sources of happiness.  It's time to re-acquaint yourself with old friends and buddies. Loyal companion may  offer sound advice. Looks  like surprise valentines are for  you. Falling in love with a  neighbour becomes tempting.  Be careful 1 Domestic life is  tense this weekend. Those  born November 13 should  control rebellious urges.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov.23-  Dec.21)  Accent is on money and  possessions. You'll be in the  mood to buy the things you've  always wanted. Temptation is  to acquire luxury items whatever the price. Care in spending is advisable. Now's the  time to charm money away  from bosses or bankers.  Financial negotiations are  favoured. Weekend highway  travel requires more concentration and fewer risks.  December 13 birthdays should  stick to practical approach.  CAPRICORN (Dec.22-Jan.19)  Venus in your sign urges  you to improve your image  and appearance. It's time to  lavish money on hair-do and  new clothes. Remember, you  deserve them. Personality  becomes more charming so  use it. Consider serious proposition from far away place.  Weekend social activities hint  of money hassles. January 10  birthdays face changes in  position or job.  AQUARIUS (Jan.20-Feb.18)  You're still feeling energetic, courageous and determined to succeed. However,  contentment is now found  being alone, enjoying peace  and quiet. Advice is to rest,  relax and re-charge emotional  batteries. Insist on more  solitude for the next few  weeks. Secret love affairs,  infatuations need more privacy. Cover up tracks. Prepare to defend position this  weekend. February 9 birthdays should control temper all  week.  Please turn to page four  HTusic Weavers  New & Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  fc       886-9737      * Book Review  The Pelopennesian War  By John Mo  Whenever I have a little  extra money (not very often), I  treat myself to a book-buying  binge and pick up bundles of  books that sit on my shelves,  patiently waiting for those  penniless rainy days when the  bills and bank statements  remain unopened and weather's too foul for walking and  I really need to escape. Like  everything else, my reading  taste tends to go through  phases, so after reading Slavo-  mir Rawicz's Th* Long Walt  I was ready for more of the  same. On the shelves I found,  purchased on some long-ago  spree, an unopened copy of  the Anabasis of Xenophon. It  may sound like something on  the menu of a Greek restaurant, but it translates as The  Persian Expedition and it's  not only an exciting tale of  survival against fantastic  odds, but a significant historical document as well.  The story, briefly, begins in  401 B.C. The Pelopennesian  War between Athens & Sparta  for the domination of the  Greek peninsula has ended  with the power of Athens  broken and the Spartans firmly in control. Xenophon, born  into the aristocratic, antidemocratic strata of Athenian  society, having seen service in  the war, finds himself unemployed, disenchanted with the  government of Athens, whose  follies include the farcical  trial and tragic execution of  his teacher, Socrates, and sets  off to make his fortune elsewhere.  In those times, the greatest  opportunity for young men  with political and military  experience lay in the camp of  Cyrus, Prince of Persia.  Cyrus' older brother Artaxer-  xes II had recently acceded  to the throne, but there were  many within the Empire who  felt that the personable young  prince was better equipped to  rule. Cyrus also had valuable  allies in the Spartans, who  were indebted to him for subsidies which had aided their  victory over the Athenians. In  addition, Greece contained  large numbers of trained and  experienced soldiers who were  unemployed and had good  reasons for not wanting to  live under Spartan rule. Cyrus  possessed great personal  magnetism and numerous  sycophants, many of them  disaffected Greeks, attached  themselves to his retinue  in the hope that they might  profit by his famous generosity.  In secret, Cyrus assembled  three Greek armies in Greece  itself, then transferred them  tactics had thwarted two  previous Persian attempts to  Invade Greece, were able to  march halfway across the empire unopposed to within  striking distance of the capital  at Babylon. There on the  battlefield of Cunaxa the King  was at last able to marshal his  enormous army. Cyrus had  been right about one thing; for  all its infinite manpower, the  disorganized imperial army  couldn't stand up to a few  disciplined Greeks. Unfortunately his judgement  wasn't always so sound and he  foolishly led a cavalry charge  against the King's bodyguard,  who took advantage of the  opportunity to make shish  kebob of him, thus ending a  brilliant career and putting  the Greeks In the embarrassing position of having won  the battle and lost the war.  Deserted by their native  allies, including their cavalry,  the Greeks had two choices:  emissaries of the King had  invited them to lay down their  arms and await his decision  concerning their disposition  (an uncertain fate at best), or  they could attempt to fight  their way home across the  whole empire, surrounded by  hostile subjects of the King,  dogged by his armies every  step of the way. Reluctant to  surrender to an enemy they  had defeated in battle, the  Greeks decided to trust In  their arms and so they began  their march into history.  An initial truce with the Persians which ended in the treacherous capture of the Greek  generals nearly sealed their  fate from the outset, but  Xenophon, whose part in the  drama has been small up to  this point, rallies the troops,  is elected general and is, by  his own account, largely responsible for their survival.  Modest he is not. He leads the  Greeks on a gruelling march of  several thousand miles, into  the mountains of Armenia to  escape the King's amies, but  where they must deal with  terrible winter conditions,  near impassable terrain, and  a succession of hostile tribes,  some of whom, like the Kurds,  are unsubdued to this day.  Finally, whittled down to eight  thousand by cold, exhaustion,  starvation and ceaseless  fighting, the army struggles  up a ridge, expecting to find  one more range of mountains  and another forest of waiting  spears; instead there is a  commotion in the vanguard  and a shout goes up, "The  seal The seal"  But even having reached  the relative safety of the Greek  colony cities on the Black  Sea, the troubles of the Ten  Thousand were not over. The  Greek cities were terrified by  the approach of a mercenary  army, Greek or not, who  owed no allegiance to anyone  but their commanders. Rumours that Xenophon had  ambitions to use the men to  found an independent city in  their midst appalled them.  Everything, not always short  of armed force, was done to  make them feel that they  should move along. When the  army stated its Intention to  cross the Hellespont into  mainland Greece, the Spartans themselves had to sit up  and take notice. The army was  in large part made up of men  who had no cause to love Sparta and they were generalled  by a man from Sparta's archrival, Athens. Ihe situation  was gradually defused; Xenophon was relieved of command, though he returned  years later to command elements of the original Ten  Thousand who were still under  arms, earning their drachma  a month policing the wild  tribesmen of northern Greece,  Though the Ten Thousand  were accorded less than a  hero's welcome at the time,  the effects of their epic march  to freedom were far-reaching.  The story of their adventure  served as an Inspiration to  Greeks for years to come,  including a young Macedonian  prince named Alexander.  Previously the Greeks had  only defeated the Persians  when they came as invaders;  the Ten Thousand demonstrated that a small number of  Greeks was superior to any  number of "barbarians",  even on their own ground.  Without their example Alexander the Great would never  have been able to get anyone  to take seriously, let alone  fulfill, his dream of conquering Persia. So Ten Thousand  mercenaries who only wanted  to go home helped change the  face of civilization. Their  story, once accessible only  to those prepared to tangle  with ancient Greek, fe now  available in an excellent  translation by Rex Warner,  thanks to Penguin Books. Go  out and blow $3.95 for some  great rainy-day reading and  to hell with the bills and  bank statements.  Harmony Hall  By Helen Raby  Grade Nine student Allan Carroll models the new  Elphinstone School Band uniform for the Coast News  last week. The band will give a concert at Elphinstone at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 15. The  Pender Harbour Community Band will also be on  hand on that occasion as the Guest Band.  Women aglow  Gibsons Auxiliary  By Marie Trainor  The regular monthly meet-  to Asia on the pretext of using mg of the Gibsons Hospital  them to put down rebellious Auxiliary was held on Wed-  tribes in his own province. The  King and his general Tissa-  phernes, saw through the  dodge, but Cyrus and his  army, the core of which weA  the ten thousand Greek hop-  lites, heavy infantrymen  whose   disciplined   phalanx  Astrology  PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar.20)  Happiness is found getting  involved with group activity  or local project during the next  few weeks. It's time to go out,  meet new faces, share Ideas  and volunteer help. Sharing  the load will bring lasting  friendships. Meanwhile,  partner needs to discuss  long-range plans, so listen  carefully. Avoid being alone  this weekend. March 2 birthdays must believe that present  delays will end eventually..  nesday, February 7, in the  Calvary Baptist Church Hall.  President, Joan Rigby,  chaired the meeting with  thirty-one members present.  She warmly welcomed five  new members to the Auxiliary ��� Mrs. Lela Comrie,  Mrs. Bobie Johnson, Mrs.  Marjorie Leslie, Mrs. Jean  Roberts and Mrs. Peggy Le-  Warne. It is of Interest to  note that Mrs. LeWarne has  been knitting for the Auxiliary for a number of years,  and we are most happy to have  her as a member as well.  Reports were read by the  Chairmen of the Volunteer  Committees for the month  of January: Sick Committee,  three get-well cards were  sent to members on the sick  list; Gift Shop, eight volunteers worked thirty-two  hours; Thrift Shop, nine volunteers   worked   thirty-two  and one half hours; Physiotherapy Unit, four volunteers  worked twenty-nine hours;  Knitting, seven baby sets  were knitted by Mrs. Strandt  and Mrs. Jones respectively  and turned in to the Gift  Shop; Extended Care Unit,  six volunteers worked eighteen hours.  Auxilians are reminded of  the following Coming Events  which are of interest and it  is hoped that every effort will  be made to attend and welcome our guest speakers:  The Volunteers' Annual  Meeting/Luncheon will be  held in St.Hilda's Church  Hall in Sechelt on March 6 at  11 a.m. C-uest speaker will  be Mr. Ian Hunter from the  Physiotherapy   Unit  in   St.  It was a bitter cold day on  January 16 when members  and friends of this fellowship  met at Harmony Hall, so the  luncheon of hot soup and  sandwiches was most welcome  and truly delicious. It was in  this cosy relaxed atmosphere  that the meeting continued  and we enjoyed the singing,  good fellowship and sharing in  Christian love.  Our guest speaker was  Bobbie Hallett and she inspired us all with her message  on "knowing Jesus". Bobbie,  who is vice-president on our  Area Board came from the  Delta area to visit us. So far  we have been very fortunate  in the speakers we have had  at our meetings; all of them  have had testimonies and  messages that we could identify with and we have been  greatly blessed by them.  This fellowship had its  beginnings simultaneously  in Seattle, Washington and  Victoria, B.C. and has grown  rapidly in a few short years  to what is now an international  organization. We are indeed  privileged to have a branch  here on the Sunshine Coast  and to be a part of a fellowship where the accent is on  today's woman and geared to  the kind of situations, problems and difficulties that  women are faced with.  Our meetings take place  at Harmony Hall on the third  Tuesday of the month. The  next one falls on February  20. Natalia Stasiak will be our  guest speaker that day.  Natalia serves on our Canadian National Board as vice-  president, and comes to us  Mary's Hospital.  The Gibsons Auxiliary will  be hosting the annual Friendship Tea this year on April  19 in the O.A.P. Hall in  Sechelt. Mrs. Margaret Mac-  Pherson, President of the  B.C.A.H.A., from Invermere,  B.C., will be the guest speak-  The next meeting will be  held Wednesday, March 7,  at Calvary Baptist Church  Hall.  from Chilliwack. Again we will  be serving a light lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. (at no  charge). A warm invitation is  extended to ladies of all  ages to join us ��� there is a  baby-sitting service available. Remember, God loves  you and so do we.  Dropoff your Coast News'  ClaMlfkab ��l CimpbelPtj  Fatally Shoes * Leather,  .Goods la down-Iowa Sechelt.  MOREL'S  Framing &  Construction Ltd.  "SPEC  HOUSES"  specializing in  CUSTOM HOME  BUILDING & FRAMING  8*6-2440  ANNUAL  IN TIME FOR VALENTINE'S DAY  20%-30%OFF  ALL ITEMS ON DISPLAY  (Including Pocket Books)  SALE CONTINUES to Feb. 18 (Inclusive)  582^,  9'  Corner of  School Rd and  Gower Point Rd  &*M  %  The regular monthly meeting of Branch #38, O.A.P.O.  was held in Harmony Hall on  Monday, February 5 at 2  p.m. It was encouraging to  see such a good attendance.  Two new members were  present.  Mrs. Anne Burns, our treasurer, gave us a resume of our  finances for the year, and  brought us up to date on our  total assets. We are fortunate  indeed to have such an excellent bookkeeper,  Mr. Hayward is planning a  ten day bus trip to San Diego,  California, and way points.  Anyone interested please  phone Dave for further details. I plan to have information on a trip to Reno at our  March meeting. All interested  please try to attend as the trip  will probably take place in  April should sufficient interest  be shown.  Our Arts and Crafts activity  sessions will begin on Thursday afternoons, commencing  February 15 at 1:30 p.m., under the direction of Mrs.  Irene Bushfield. All are welcome to attend whether proficient or not.  Congratulations are in  order for our former members  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mason.  They are now living in Edmonton, and will celebrate  their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on February 17.  I hope past friends will send  greetings on this memorable  occasion. Phone 886-2502 for  their address.  The date chosen for our  Spring   Tea   is    Saturday,  Coast News, February 13,1979 5.  Fridays. You don't have to  be a first class swimmer to  enjoy the facilities available  in our own back yard. It ia  much closer than Harrison or  Banff hot springs, and just  as exhilarating.  Donations of used pocket  books would be greatly appreciated. Our present supply  is getting old, and should be  renewed.  April 28. Convenors will be  Mrs. Irene Bushfield and Mrs.  Eve Holloway. We will need  volunteers as well as goods  for the Bake Sale. More details will be coming up at our  next meeting, Monday,  March 5.  Mr. Vic Eckstein has been  enquiring into the feasibility  of installing infrared heating  in the hall. The present system was chosen because of its  economical aspects. With  time we have discovered that  it also has its fsults, namely  noise from the fans, which  makes hearing difficult at  times. Vic hopes to have an  estimate on the cost of changing the system in the near  future.  Anyone wishing to rent the  hall please phone 885-9510.  It is suitably equipped for  banquets and meetings.  There is room for more  seniors at our swimming pool  in Gibsons at 10:00 a.m. on  To arrange for a  free Fitness Tost  phone  885-5440  ir^Glbson8 Public  II Library  [Tuesday 2-4 p.m  Wednesday 2-4 p.m  iirhursday 2-4 &  I 7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m  886-2130  886-7744  Gibsons 6.  Coast News, February 13,1979.  Come  Ann Napier  Write Box 3, c/o Coaat News  Dear Ann:  I've been reading about the  contaminates in our drinking  water and seing programmes  on the T.V. It goes so far that  our house plants can grow ill,  even die from these additives to our water. The municipalities trying to combat this  condition have poured more  and more chlorine into their  systems ��� while the chlorine  kills many bacteria, it also  links with certain chemicals  to form new substances and  by its own addition has made  tap water increasingly hazardous to house plants.  1 imagine it is carcinogenic  to humans, but killing the  plan's will probably wake  more people up ��� filtering  can help, or catch rain water  for the plants. Alarmed  Dear Alarmed:  Me too ��� If something is  unseen few people worry.  Sprays and additives to our  with  me  cry   water are increasing. Even the  automobile exhaust has  carcinogenic fallout to our  breathing and water systems.  We have to become aware to  do anything about it. Rainwater for plants sounds reasonable but if one has a large  garden, as in the California  nurseries where they have  filtered and stored water to  raise their plants, when you  buy a plant and it doesn't  thrive, or it dies, there is one  possibility. I have often  smelted the chlorine when I  raised a glass to my lips ���  the ansewr is a filter. Filters  are charcoal and inexpensive.  Dear Ann:  I am in my twenties. I have  been going with a man I  hope to marry. We have been  engaged for three years. I  would like to get married, he  is so nice ��� very neat and  punctual. We have been intimate ever since we were engaged. My mother says that is  why he proposed ��� to get  bed privileges. She doesn't  think he intends to marry me.  I, too, have begun to wonder,  as no date is set and he always has new goals to attain  before he is ready to set the  date. Mainly saving money.  Anyway, do you think he is  stringing me along and will  later throw me away like a  squeezed lemon? Wary  Dear Wary:  Not wary enough ��� usually  the man is the one that wants  to clinch the deal. Get married  and stash his prize ��� brand  her so no poachers can get  near. He's Mr. Cool, because  he's either stringing you along  or he's too sure of you. If  you are at his beck and call  but he has the rest of his time  and money to himself,  why should he marry? That's  what this generation of men  found out ��� that with a light  commitment they could have  their cake and eat it too.  You might suggest that you  both date others for a while  and when he makes up his  mind you will rethink it. If  he loves you, he'll snap to, if  not he won't make much of a  protest. The younger you find  out his intentions the better ���  if you have to get over him,  the sooner you start, the sooner you will be free to start  over. C'est La Guerre! I  Dear Ann:  We have been married for  seven years. I want to take a  separate vacation. My friends  seem to disapprove and my  husband is doubtful. It means  so much to me to have a few  days of freedom ��� not to  go out with someone else or  take part in any particular  activity ��� just to be with  myself, to do as I please.  Dear Weary: Weary  1 think it is a valid desire.  At first we can't bear to be  separated a day. Then a marriage reaches the point where  you feel that to renew your  energy and perspective you  would like to take a time  for yourself. I think it is fine.  Autonomy is something we all  need. The more people you  love and live with, the less  autonomy one has. Go somewhere and have a free-from-  concern-time.  CBC Radio  these pups had no trouble finding themselves new homes after their owner brought  them to the Sunnycrest Mall and put them on display.  Pender pool report  By Shirley Vader  The Pender Harbour Aquatic Committee, upon encouragement from the School  Board, the Regional Director  and many Pender residents,  is redoubling its efforts to  complete the Pender Pool.  The cancellation of the  Regional Recreation Refen-  dum in November, 1978, has  instigated the committee  to finish the pool through local  initiative. The Aquatic Committee is in the process of  forming a society and has obtained a much lower estimate  for the completion of the pool.  The construction cost has  dropped from $365,000  originally, to $175,000 to finish the pool through the use  of local contractors. Of that  amount, the community's  share would be $103,000 as  we are eligible for a 1/3  provincial grant.  The Aquatic Committee  greatly appreciates Regional  Director  Harrison's   support  we must deal wisely with it  now. To help achieve this end,  the committee submitted the  reduced cost estimate to the  Regional Board and a by-law  was prepared for a specified  area referendurn. To construct and operate the pool,  a by-law was drawn up for  2.21 mills for Area A. The bylaw was unanimously approved by the Regional Board  and awaits approval from  Victoria before it can be  voted on by the community.  The committee hopes the referendum can be held by  April, 1979.  The Aquatic Committee  has approached the School  Board for their approval to  finish the pool by local initiative in order to greatly reduce  costs of the facility. We would  like to commend the School  Board for their co-operation on  this project. Our community  is fortunate to have such a  progressive thinking School  Board that realizes the importance of recreation for all  ages at a common  facility.  THE  i  i  ICE  CUTTER!  HAVE ANOTHER TRUCKLOAD  OF BARGAINS COMING IN!  of the pool project. The need  for recreation in the area will The advantages to the com-  not disappear in the future W muriity   for  having   a  joint    facility      are      numerous.  For example, it brings children and adults in better contact, the taxpayers are already  paying for the school which  can now be used by everyone,  the costs of the pool are  greatly reduced as it is contained in a building that is  already heated and maintained, & the community has  its own entrance so that the  facility can be utilized entirely  independent of the school  even during school hours.  a  ^v\  ir AM/FM Radios  ���d Tape Decks  ���ir Stereos  irT.V.'s  ir Consols  ���k Speed Queen &  Gibsons Appliances  ir Records & Tapes  ���ir Speakers  ^ Wallpaper  it Dishwashers  ir Microwave Ovens  ���tr Kitchen Cabinets  ir Vanities  ir Dining &  Bedroom Suites  a- Mirrors  ir Lamps  ir Carpets  ir Drapes  irLIno  ir Ceramic Tiles  ir Sofa, Chairs,  Love Seats  Sunshine Coast  Fitness & Recreation  Service  885-5440  The present plans for the  pool include a twenty-meter  pool and a hydrotherapy  pool, men's and ladies'  change rooms, office and first  aid area, and lobby for watching pool activities. It was  decided to maintain the hydrotherapy pool in the plans  to encourage residents to use  the facility to benefit their  health. However, the committee did decide to delete  the sauna from the facility to  cut capital and operating expenses. It must be emphasized that the Aquatic Committee is cutting any unnecessary expense from the facility. Because the area under  the gymnasium where the pool  is located is so large and it  would be costly to finish all  available space, there will be  a certain amount of unfinished  space. There have been no  plans made by the Aquatic  Committee at this time for  use of this unfinished area.  Our only concern at the present is to finish the actual  pool and hydrotherapy pool  with the least possible expense to the community.  The committee has not yet  met with any groups to discuss the new developments of  the pool. We would like to  meet with active groups such  as the Senior Citizens, Lions  Club, Legion, and other resident groups in the future  to discuss activities and programming at the pool. The  Aquatic Committee is presently investigating further funds  which may be available to the  community. Please understand there are many bridges  to cross but we feel we are off  to a good start once more.  We urge you to continue to  support this project and if any  person or group can contribute to the project please  contact us.  CABINETS ��� LINO ��� CERAMICS  G>-ARPETS  ELECTRONICS  D 886-9733  N Quality Furniture sss  886-24171  Owners  ofsmaller  businesses...  we provide:  a Financial assistance  a Management counselling (CASE)  a Management training  a Information on government  programs for business  Can we help you?  See our Representative  Bella Beach Motel,  .*.     .Sechelt  Tel: 885-9561  i;   Wednesday, February 21st  B|y Maryanne West  AM Radio  Saturday  Canada Watch: 6:15 p.m.,  Implications for fisheries and  resource development of the  200-mile limit, and maritime  boundaries. In Pacific and  Atlantic segments.  The Hornby Collection: 11:05  p.m. Part I The Dolphins. A  West Coast tale by Wendy  Charr, read by Elaine Nalee.  Part II Mount Caollaghan, a  personal statement by Father  Damasus Payne on climbing  mountains ��� written shortly  before his death on a mountain in Golden Ears Park.  Sunday  C.B.C.State: 1:05 p.m.,  The Memorandum by Czech  playwright Vaclav Havel.  Set in a government agency in  a modern industrial state, the  play chronicles the introduction of an artificial language  into business correspondence  and the consequent in-fight-  ing. A comedy about bureaucracy, it has much to say about  the official mind, most of it  uncomplimentary. Translated  by Vera Blackwell, produced  by John Reeves, starring  Frank Perry.  Celebration: 9:05 p.m.  An unusual play about the  quality of freedom by German  writer Manfred Bieler, translated by Otto Lowy. The setting is a prison cell where  two old adversaries confront  each other. A farmer, Priest  (Sandy Webster) and his  persecutor, Vajda (Henry  Ramer), come to grips with  the problem of facing one's  conscience when under pressure from the government,  and in a strange way the positions are reversed. The torturer becomes the tortured.  On FM at 10:05 p.m.  FM Radio  Wednesday  One to One: 9:04 p.m. Portrait of a Renaissance Gentleman. Interview with Greek-  born scientist, soldier and  poet Theodore Stephanides,  now eighty years old. Writers  Gerlad and Laurence Durrell  will read passages from their  works which describe Stephanides and his extraordinary  life. Also, The Guinea Pig, by  Rev. Hugh Macdonald, a  humorous reminiscence of  his days as a student minister  in Scotland.  Saturday  Audience: 9:05 p.m. Part I Ga-  liano, the Georgia Strait home  of a surprising number of  Canada's women writers.  Part II a Baroque Concert,  with Ginette Duplessis,  soprano, Alvin Reimer,  bass and a chamber ensemble  conducted by Hugh McLean.  Television  Wednesday  The Great Detective: 8:30  p.m. Bloodhounds Can't  Fly ��� Inspector Cameron  uses a bloodhound to search  for hidden diamonds used as a  ransom pay-off in an apparent  kidnapping.  Special :The Garden and the  Cage: 9:30 p.m., explores the  ideas, backgrounds and  their views of Quebec, of  French Canadian authors  Marie-Claire Blais and  Gabrielle Roy. Includes excerpts from their works.  Sunday  The Newcomers: 7:00 p.m.  "1911", the sixth in a series  commissioned by Imperial  Oil, is the story of a real  immigrant family, the parents  of series producer Richard  Neilson. His father, Hans, the  youngest of seven sons,  left Denmark with his young  wife Camilla to find a successful life and a farm of his own  in North America.  Superspedali 8:00 p.m., The  Irish Rovers in Disneyland.  For the Record: 9:00 p.m., the  first of this season's topical,  issue-oriented dramas. Ce-  menthead, a hardhitting look  at the world of Junior A Hockey. Bear desperately wants to  become an NHL player and  get away from his smalltown existence, but his friend  and teammate goalie, Weepy,  disgusted by the violence,  walks out in the middle of a  game. Eric Nesterenko,  former NHL Black Hawk  and Maple Leaf player appears as the over-the-hill  player Bear wants to replace.  Tuesday  Fortunes: 10:30 p.m., Put Up  or Shut Up ��� The case for  going it alone. John Shepherd, director of the Canadian  Science Council.  Hate  exercise?  If you're one of those people  who may feel you'd like to do  some exercising, but really  dislike even the thought of it,  and none of the fitness classes available have been able  to spark your interest or  enthusiasm enough to get you  to attend, Evans Hermon is  offering a "Getting Fit for  Those Who Hate Exercising"  class which may prove to be  just the thing you've been  waiting for. Aside from just  not liking to make your  muscles and joints struggle  with stretching and moving,  you're a great candidate for  this class if any of the following are reasons why you tell  yourself that you haven't  taken part in a fitness class  before: you feel you are too  old for other classes; you feel  you are too fat for other  classes; you think you have a  minor disability which you  feel may hinder exercising;  you would like to be pampered with deep relaxation  and massage at the erd of an  exercising session.  All reluctant exercisers are  invited to try out ? session of  this class to sec if they might  like to join it. Classes will be  held on Mondays, from 10:00  a.M, until 12:00 noon, in the  Wilson Creek Community Hall.  The course fee is $8.00 for  ten sessions or $1.00 per class.  For further information or to  pre-register, please call 885-  5410.  Seaview Place  Gibsons  DIRECT LINE ���   TO VANCOUVER 922-2017i  (Branch Oltlc. Address)  145 Wes, 15thS,reet)  Tel: 980-6571       North Vancouver, B.C.  Const Insulation Co.  MM* 0297 Art exhibit  GrastUte, an exhibition of expressive and topical work of  drawings by leading historical Robert    Rauschenberg.    A  and contemporary artists, will whimsical sketchbook drawing  be available for viewing at by Emily Carr which served as  Gibsons Elementary  School. an  annotated  and  personal  This show is selected from the record from a coastal trip  Permanent Collection of the represents a different use of  Vancouver Art Gallery, and graphite than the photogra-  a   representative   from   the phic likeness in Suzy Lake's  Extension Department of that "UnPOSITIONS".By contrasts  Gallery will be on hand to sucn   ���   these    Graphite  answer   questions    at    an emphasizes its changing role  evening    presentation     on &������, a  'preparatory'  to  a  Coast News, February 13,1979  1  This is an artist's conception of what the proposed Tourist Complex In Porpoise Bay  would look like after completion.  Press responsibility  By Maryanne West  The case of the Powell River paper and the Ferry Corporation has figured in the  news recently. You'll remember the editor quoted a source  (presumably the usual reliable  variety) which alleged that the  Captain was not on the  bridge when the ferry hit the  Saltery Bay dock last September. Summonsed to attend  an Arbitration Hearing the  editor refused to reveal her  sources and was subsequently  brought before the B.C.  Court of Appeal to face contempt of court proceedings.  Freedom of the press has  become one of the bulwarks of  western democracy and as a  natural corollary the unwritten  law that journalists, like lawyers and priests, can protect  those who confide in them.  The mark of a journalist's  professional integrity is that  his word can be trusted. When  you tell him something "off  the record" it will stay that  way. M  If you stop to think about it,  that's how it has to be. How  else would anyone come forward with information?  This unwritten code of honour also includes the publisher  of the newspaper. It is self-  understood that the publisher  will stand by and support the  journalists in his employ. This  is necessary insurance against  high level pressure being  exerted against the little  guy. When Allan Fothering-  ham is brought into court to  justify his comments he  doesn't go alone, he is supported by Sun Publishing Company. If Katherine Graham,  publisher of the Washington Post, had not had the courage to support reporters  Bernstein and Woodward in  the face of incredible establishment pressure the contemporary history of the U.S.  could be quite different.  While I'm not suggesting  there is any parallel with  Watergate in this Powell  River story, it is something of  a shocker to learn that the  publisher of the Powell River News refuses to support his  editor.  He is reported to have said  that he admired her stand, but  that if she was going to break  the law she was on her own.  To be fair to the gentleman (though you may think  that term in its usual sense  doesn't apply) he is not a  newspaperman with long  experience in the business,  but one who has chosen to  invest in a number of community newspapers in B.C.  although he lives and works in  Winnipeg, and thus he may  not understand the full consequences of his refusal.  It is this apparent lack of  any understanding of the role  of a community newspaper  and the responsibility of the  publisher and his staff to the  community it serves, which in  turn supports them, which  concerns me.  It is of course a free country  and there are no legal restrictions on absentee publishers, although the recent  Davey Report drew particular attention to the dangers to  democracy in the change from  home-owned newspapers  which was obviously the developing trend.  Especially in small communities, a newspaper is so  much more than just a commodity, a fact sheet with information on weekly shopping  specials, the court news and  the reports of Council meetings. At its best it becomes a  reflection of the many facets of  the society it serves, of its  shared joys and sorrows; of  its aspirations, its hopes and  fears; a vehicle for a continuing dialogue and sharing  of talents; in a very real way  the heartbeat of the community.  To fulfill this important role,  *tu&     YOUR AUTOPLAN  ^IpX  centre  __ Taking care of  _- all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza  886-2000    Evenings Norm Peterson  886-9121 886-2607   GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  AQD40/280.  Compact 130 horsepower.  Diesel economy.  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This exhibition is brought to  "HEAR YEI HEAR YE!" WE THE PENN KINGS,  (BRIAN & QRAHAM) WISH TO ANNOUNCE  THAT WE WILL BE PLAYING FOR THE  "LEGION BENEFIT DANCE"  GIBSONS LEGION HALL  SATURDAY,FEBRUARY 17  TICKETS $5.00 per couple  Snacks & Refreshments 9���1 a.m.  everyone connected with the  venture must have that special sensitivity, dedication,  and a high standard of integrity. Inevitably, the boss  sets the standard for the other  employees. If he doesn't  care about the community he  serves ��� that will eventually  be reflected in the product.  The turnover in staff will be  high because those with high  ideals will soon find the lack of  support and interest in what  they do to be a burden and  look for a happier posting.  The newspaper business is  in many ways a tight little  world of its own, and our  Winnipeg friend's action, or  lack of it, will not go unnoticed and more than likely  will result in his papers  being blacklisted. Which will  mean of course that he will  not be able to attract the  highest calibre of journalists  when he finds himself with  staff vacancies.  Seemingly this is of no  great concern to him. His  interest is purely financial.  It is of course we, the community, who are the losers.  Chamber  economic  workshop  At a workshop sponsored by  the Gibsons Chamber of Commerce on February 11, Mrs.  Dee Goddard was named  Chairman of the Steering  Committee for the briefs  which will be presented on  behalf of the Gibsons Chamber of Commerce to the  Regional Economic Adjustment Committee.  ASK ABOUT  ADVANTAGE  ��� * ���  One company. One cheque  Combine your Basic insurance with your  Optional insurance at the same time.  Autoplan offers both in a neat, simple  "Protection Plus" policy - one cheque  does it!  the balance in three installments at  two-month intervals. The interest rate is  only 15% per annum.  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European Style  Coffee    $3.89  1 lb. tin  886-2936  ..Gibsons Harbour  R.C.M.P. officer Gordie MacKintosh Is rather lied  up after trying to quell a demonstration In front of  the Sechelt detachment. The demonstrators were  female representatives of the Oldtlmers Hockey  team who were Incensed because the police had  MEN'S  EXHIBITION HOCKEY  SAT., FEB. 17, 6:15 p.m.  TRAIL BAY MALLERS  vs.  BURNABY BRUISERS  SAT., FEB. 24, 8:30 p.m.  TRAIL BAY MALLERS  vs.  n.CM.P.  Atthe SUNSHINE COAST ARENA  'COME & SUPPORT YOUR ARENA'  claimed that their hockey team was more manly  and a better team, even though the Oldtlmers had  soundly beaten them. The gauntlet has been thrown  down and the rematch will be played at the Arena on  February 24. A silver collection will be taken up for  the Heart Fund Telethon.  Arena Hockey Action  Hockey at the Sunshine  Coast Arena is talcing a new  lease on life. Following an  exciting double-header  against a strong Abbots-  ford team on February 10 and  11, the local Trail Bay Mailers  are back this weekend to take  on the powerful Burnaby  Bruisers. On February 24  the  survivors,  if any,   will  tangle with their arch rivals,  the local boys in blue, in a  game that should set back the  cause of law and order on the  Peninsula at least fifty years.  Rumours that the R.C.M.P.  will perform their famous  musical ride at centre ice  between periods must, reluctantly, be denied. Please  see ad for game times.  Elphie basketball  January 30  Elphinstone vs McNair  Played at Elphinstone  Score: Elphie 67, McNair 65  Top Scorers: Larry Lineker,  Jeff Mulcaster, Wally Nygren.  January 31  Elphinstone vs Pender Har.  Played at Elphinstone  Drop off your Coast News  ChmHMt at CampMD*  Famlly Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  Score: Elphie 91, Pen. Har.33  Top Scorers: Mike Partridge,  Jerry Johnson, Denis Turenne  February 6  Elphinston vs McNair  Played at McNair  Elphie lost  Top Scorers: Jeff Mulcaster,  Wally Nygren, Larry Lineker.  Next Home Game: Tuesday,  February 13.  Elphinstone   vs   traditional  rivals ��� Howe Sound (Squamish).  Come support your team 1  By Bad Mulcaster  A couple of weeks to catch  up on due to our ghost messing up a couple of machines.  Two weeks ago in the  Classic League, Gwen Edmonds rolled a 405 single. She  started with a spare, strike,  spare and then nine strikes in  a row for the second 400-  plus game rolled here this  year. Bonnie McConnell had  the highest score with a 304  single and a 1109 for four and  last week had a 318 single  and 1121 for four. Other 300's:  by Ken Skytte, 306, Paddy  Richardson, 347 and Yours  Truly, 305 and 311 for a  1117 total. (Blowing my own  horn���won the pot, tool)  In the Tuesday Coffee  League, Lee Larsen rolled a  303 single and Dorothy Hurren rolled her first 300 with a  nice 326 game and had 723  for three.  In the Golden Age Swingers  League, Alice smith rolled  eight strikes in a row and  wound up with a 380 single,  and in the Gibsons 'A' League  Sue Whiting rolled her first  300 game with a 301 single.  Phyllis Gurney also had a 301  single and last week Pauline  Hogg had a 303 single and  Ed Gill a 305 single.  In the Wednesday Sloughoff  League, Carole Skytte rolled a  307 single and 790 for three,  and Don Slack a 311 in the  Legion League. Other 700  triples by: Terry Cormons,  706; Bonnie ' McConnell,  700; Alice Smith, 703; Don  Slack, 780 and 751; Sharon  Venechuck, 704; Gary Tourig-  ney, 716; Vivian Chamberlin, 720; Ken Skytte, 763;  Freeman Reynolds, 791 and  768; Dianne Fitchell 742;  John Christiansen 716; Brian  Butcher, 768; and Orbita  de Los Santos 730.  We held the first shifts for  the National Classified Tournament last Sunday & Dianne  Fitchell rolled a 304 single and  Don Slack bowling in both  shifts rolled 351-788 and  338-841 scores. This tournament is for all average classifications and more on it  next week.  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The Junior Boys  team is Neil Redshaw, Neale  Flumerfelt, David Holding,  Griff Francis and Steve Partridge with Glen Hanchar as  single. Due to rolloffs, poor  weather or lack of interest we  could not field any girls'  teams. However the singles  are: Bantams, Vickie Harding; Juniors, Michele Whiting and Gwen McConnell; and  Dean Martin for the Seniors.  Hope I didn't miss anybody  and if I did, we'll get you next  week.  Care of Horses  By Carmen Peters  Did you know that a horse  weighing anywhere from  500 to 1,200 pounds will  drink four to five gallons of  water per day? It seems that  a lot of people would like to  have a horse, or they already  have one, but they really  don't realize what they're  getting themselves into.  For those who haven't  bought your horse ��� perhaps  you should think over a few  questions so that you will  have an idea of what you want,  l.Will I be riding for pleasure or show? If you ride for  my need for a beginner's  horse? If you feel that you  can't handle an excitable  horse or one that needs to  know who's boss, then you  should have a horse that's  even-tempered and does what  is asked of him.  Minor  hockey  Another excellent weekend  of exhibition hockey games  has been witnessed with  teams from Squamish.  Our Elson Glass Juveniles  lost a close 4-2 decision to the  Squamish Midget Rep club.  pleasure, you probably want a On Sunday our own Midget  horse that is well-mannered Rangers defeated this same  and   already   trained.   For  a   person   who   wants   to  show, you probably want a  horse that is well-mannered  and   already   trained.   For  people who want to show  their horse, they too should  have a well-mannered horse,  but  maybe  not  completely  trained.  A  show  horse  is  never really finished training.  A horse that is willing and  doesn't fight back is good for  showing.  2. Do I want to feed local  or alfalfa hay? Each horse is  different. Some horses get too  much protein with alfalfa, so  instead, you could feed local  or even timothy. Timothy  hay is not as readily available as local or alfalfa. The  reason being mainly because  it is cut only once a year.  Whereas local and alfalfa  are cut twice a year.  3. How much money do I  want to put out? The average  cost of a pleasure trained  horse is $500. You should be  able to get a well-mannered  sound horse for that price.  4. Do I have a vet I can  trust? Each year a horse  should have at least a tetanus  shot and tube worming. It  helps if you have a vet that  you can call and talk over a  problem with and perhaps  save his time should it not be  serious enough for him to  handle. If you carry a good  medicine chest for your horse,  quite often you can look after  cuts and scrapes without the  vet.  5. Am I experienced  enough in handling the horse  or should I be sure to express  team 4-3 in an excellent game  which saw the tying and  winning goals scored in the  last two ininutes of play. All  who played and watched  Squamish were impressed  with their on and off the ice  performance. A really nice  group of fellows.  This past weekend saw two  teams down from Powell River, scores and results available for next week.  litis weekend has just two  exhibitions, with our Midget  Rangers travelling to Squamish for a rematch of their  exciting 4-3 game. While  Squamish will send over a  Midget-Juvenile house team  on the Sunday to play our  Tyee Flyers. These games are  listed on the following schedule of games:  Thursday, February 15,  7:15-8:45 p.m., A's vs. Elson Glass; Saturday, February 17, 10:30-11:45, O.W.L.  vs T & T; 12:00-1:15 Sabres vs  140's; 1:30-2:45 Oilers vs  T.B.S.; 3:00-4:15 Flyers vs.  Clippers; *Rangers to Squamish (7:30 p.m.); Sunday,  February 8, 7:45-8:45 Twin  Creek & 109's (practise);  9:00-10:15 Kin-ucks & Elphinstone (practise); 10:30-  11:45 Aces vs. G.T's; 12:00-  1:30 Exhibition, Squamish vs.  Flyers; 6:30-8:15 Clippers vs.  140-23's.  SUNSHINE  KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  1866-9411  Gibsons,  COMPLETE SERVICE NEW OR RENEWAL  MOTOR VEHICLE BRANCH SUB-OFFICE  Tues.���Thurs 9:30���5:00 p.m.  Frl. 9:30-8:00 p.m.  V  v  LOCATED IN  Mon. Feb. 26  9:30 - 5 p.m.  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  *  Cowrie St, Sechelt  PHONE   885-3744  ���a>.v.%v.vA>Va>%>Wa;.v.;.:.>X.:  ��MW>>>K'>>>K��5KvC!:;  RAY COATES PLUMBING  &  JANE'S TUB 'N TOP SHOP  We are pleased to announce  the addition of Bob Waters to our staff.  Welcome to the "crew", Bob.  Ray & Jane Coates  Terry Rhodes  Warren Small wood  Feel free to call anytime for plumbing fixtures,  pipe and fittings, repair jobs, renovations,  or new house plumbing.  RAY  886-7095  JANE  886-7621  Eastern  star  Mount Elphinstone Chapter  #65 Order of the Eastern  Star celebrated their thirtieth  birthday on Thursday, February 1. The members and  visitors commenced the evening with a very enjoyable  no-host banquet,  The Chapter was honoured  by a visit from the Chapter  Mother, Florence Struthers,  and Winnogene Kirkham.  both Past Grand Matrons  of the Grand Chapter of British Columbia and the Yukon,  and honourary members of  the local Chapter. Present  and acknowledged were  seventeen Past Matrons,  four Past Patrons, and six  charter members.  Mrs. Margaret Swan was  on hand to receive her twenty-  five year pin from the Chapter. Other members receiving  twenty-five year pins this  year were Mrs, Catherine  Franske and Mr, Jim War-  dil.  Refreshments were served  in the banquet room following the meeting  special rose ���*  bud vases  heart sashays  and  fresh flowers  all for your  sweetheart  ftnUnyU  4   885-3818   f Hi  More letters  Berger shocks and entases  Coast News, February 13,1979  Don McCallum of the Gibsons Lions Is shown giving a $400 cheque to Carl Johnstone of Elphinstone Secondary. The cheque Is to pay Carl's way to Ottawa on June  23 where he will be one of the 100 students learning how government works ���  or fails to.  Grace Chamberlin tribute  By F.Ross Gibson  On February 2, 1979,  Gibsons lost one of its true  pioneers in the person of  Grace Chamberlin. The first  white child born in Gibsons,  she lived her entire life on the  Sunshine Coast.  Grace was the third eldest  child of the late George and  Mary Glassford, and grand  daughter of the founder of  Gibsons Landing,  Often Grace would tell of  the experiences she encountered while growing up in  the Gibsons area. The Glassford family owned the property which is now Granthams  Landing and the family  lived in a clearing at the  mouth of Soames Creek. The  property was sold by Mr.  Glassford to Mr. Grantham  and the Glassfords moved  back to Ontario. Grace remained in Gibsons where she  and her husband, the late  Clare Chamberlin, had home-  steaded on ten acres on what  is now the Chamberlin Road.  The ten acres was a wedding  gift to Grace and Clare from  her father.  A house was built on the  property by the late Karl  Willander, the father of Willie Willander, presently residing on Galiano Island. The  house was destroyed by fire  a number of years ago. The  clearing produced a wonderful garden and much hard  work. The Clare Chamberlin  family ��� Pearle, Hazel,  Nina and Cecil ��� grew up  there.  The years passed and  during the war years (WW2)  Grace and Clare moved to  Halfmoon Bay but in a few  years returned to Gibsons  where they cleared land and  built a home next to the bowling alley. Here Grace and  Clare enjoyed retirement  years,    fishing,    gardening  Court news  At the Provincial Court  held in Sechelt on February 7,  Raymond Beadle was found  guilty of refusing to take a  breathalizer test and fined  $500 plus six months probation.  For being in possession of  liquor while still a minor,  David Kelly received a  $100 fine.  On a hit and run charge,  Gregory Hills was given a  two year suspended sentence.  His driver's license was also  suspended and he was ordered to make restitution ���  the replacement of a fire  hydrant, For causing a disturbance, he was given fourteen days in Oakalla and  one year probation.  Jamie Little was fined  $50 on a hit and run charg  CARSANDTRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  ���Also-  Domestic and  Industrial  Equipment  Seaside Rentals  885-2848  and being good citizens, an  asset to the whole community.  Community spirit was  number 1 in Grace's mind. At  school sports day, she could  be found behind the lunch  counter or cheering on the  sidelines. Grace was a lover of  sports and the great out-of-  doors. She enjoyed badminton and never missed a basketball or baseball game.  Grace was a charter member  of the local Women's Institute, Whenever anyone needed help Grace was always  there and I am sure many  confided in her as I did knowing she would never reveal  what she knew.  Over the years Grace knew  sorrow and a great deal of  happiness, and enjoyed a full  life to the end. As I pen these  lines I recall many interesting  stories she told me of early  Gibsons Landing, of the In  dians, Chinese and the flume  on the side of Mount Elphinstone. My visits were well  rewarded.  Years passed but I kept in  close touch with Gracer she  was an ardent writer of letters. Age crippled her hands  and feet but she kept her  keen sense of humour and  bright outlook on life in  general.  Two months ago I enjoyed  tea and cake in her home on  Reed Road and when I said  goodbye her usual happy  voice said, "Come again  soon". She stood frail and  feeble on the doorstep as she  waved goodbye.  I could write much more  about Grace but it is nice to  think we might have a few  secrets or an interesting  story to tell at some later  date. I loved Grace, you see;  she was my Aunt.  Editor:  I am shocked and amazed at  Fran Berger ("More of us are  active". Coast News, February 6).  Male Coast Newspersons  have occasionally been known  to make tasteless remarks  or omissions (tongue-in-  cheek, of course) about the  place of women in society, but  our Feminine Fitness Freak?  Eekl  Ms Berger, tsk, tskl Hurrah  indeed for Malibu Man, and it  is true that most of the athletic laurels of the put have  gone to Golden Gods and  Supermen of the masculine  gender, but where were  your words of praise for  Malibu Woman? She's come a  long way, babyl Since preschool she was discouraged  from vigourous activity, her  high school physical education  teacher humiliated her, and  she learned to think it enhanced her femininity to be as  helpless in athletics as in any  other physical endeavour.  Malibu Woman and her  sisters are now out there ���  with the men ��� jogging,  swimming, cycling, crosscountry skiing, limbering up  with yoga, even aerobic  dancing! Peninsula Woman,  along with legions elsewhere,  is turning out for TEAM  SPORTS: volleyball, softball,  soccer, hockey. There were  rumours of rugby. (It is true  these activities are not regularly reported in the Coast  News. Perhaps the women  find their rewards elsewhere  than on the sports page?)  As for the boom being in  sports and not in babies,  women today are doing both!  Recent articles tell us of women competing into their  seventh, eighth and ninth  months of pregnancy in running, tennis, and other  sports. Comparisons are said  to be odious, and vlve la  difference....  I'm sure your intent was to  include everyone, but your  fervent words do not make  this plain: "with Ilia rise we  may once more be renewing  the struggle to bring forth and  live up to all that is best in  man." Probably an unintentional oversight, Ms B., but  more of us are active, and  some of us are female 1  Joan Robb,  Roberts Creek, B.C,  Police News of the week  The Centre's program  Many people have asked  about the Adult Day Care  Programme being held in  the Kin Hut Tuesdays and  Thursdays. I hope the following will clarify the programme  and our new name, which is  simply "The Centre".  The Centre  What la It?  A day programme for friendship, recreation and an opportunity for an outing. Programme consists of games,  crafts, music, reading and  entertainment. Members  choose their activity according to their own interests.  When la It?  The   Kin  Hut   on   Dougal  Park,    Aldersprings    Road,  Gibsons.  When bit?  At   present,   Tuesday   and'  Thursday,   10:30���3:30.   As  members increase so will the  number of operating days.  Who is eligible?  All those needing some as  sistance be they senior adults  or younger adults who are  partially disabled and shut-in,  Who sponsors the Centre?  The   Sunshine   Coast   Community Resource Society,  Who pays for the Centre?  Long Term Care Programme  of the Ministry of Health,  plus donations from service  clubs and individuals. Members pay $1.50 for their noon  meal and for special outings  such as a bus trip.  How do you get there?  Transportation is provided for  those whose families cannot  give them a ride to the Centre.  Centre  Phone  Number  lat  886-7415.  Staff  Programme Workers: Marlene Doran and Helen Ken-  naugh. Co-ordinator, Louise  Hume. Bookkeeper, Nelson  Moore.  Centre Committee  Agnes Labonte, Frank West,  Heather   Myhill-Jones,   Ian  Sechelt to Earls Cove  February li A child's bicycle was stolen from the  Sechelt Elementary School.  It is a green mustang style  with an aluminum chain  guard.  February 4: A camper bus  parked at the Roberts Creek  Hall was broken into through  the side door and a purse  containing $7 in change was  stolen.  February 7i The Fisheries  vessel at the Madeira Park  Marina was broken into.  Marine radio equipment,  valued at approximately  $500, was taken.  February 9: Entry was gained  to the Garden Bay Hotel by  breaking  the  rear  window.  Hunter, Nelson Moore, Clay  Carby, Haig Maxwell, Susan  Frizzell and Louise Hume.  Highlight for January was  our Burns Supper held on  Robbie Burns' birthday. We  were sorry our piper Gordon  Webb met up with a fire  extinguisher and had to pay  a visit to St.Mary's instead of  piping in the haggis and we  hope he didn't do too much  damage to his foot. Thank  you, Ian, for helping out with  the toasts, and a very special  thanks to the Tuesday afternoon lassies for their folk  dances.  In my last column I mentioned how pleased we were  with community support.  This has not stopped. Thank  you Mr. and Mrs, Mcllrath  for the sofa; Mr. Ken De-  vries for the piece of carpet  for our quiet corner; and Mr.  Hamilton for a record player.  The Grand Opening of the Fab Shop on Thursday was very successful. There were  many tributes from other Mall businesses and customers. The Fab Shop Is now on  larger premises and has new fabric displays. In addition to a larger selection of  fabrics and notions, Butterick, Simplicity, and Style patterns will be stocked  and Vogue patterns will be ordered on request.  Advertisemenl  About a dozen cases of beer  are known to be taken. The  matter is still under investigation.  Gibsons Area  February 7: A residence on  North Fletcher Road was  broken into. A small amount  of change was taken.  February 8i A .22 calibre  semi-automatic pistol was  stolen from a home on Marine  Drive in Granthams Landing.  February 9s A vehicle parked  at the Gibsons Swimming  Pool was entered. A measuring tape and some letters  were taken.  Reunion  Editor:  "To   all   Ex-Students   of  Haileybury High School"  The town of Haileybury will  be celebrating its 75th Anniversary of its incorporation,  from Friday, June 29 to  Tuesday, July 2, 1979. To  honour this occasion, Haileybury High School will hold  its first reunion of ex-students  on Saturday, June 20, from  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the  school building.  We sincerely hope that you  will plan to attend if possible.  If so, we ask you to write us a  short note to the address  below, including the year you  left school, so that we may  produce a list of "expecteds"  for later publication. We  should also like very much  the loan of any suitable,  photographs in your possession. These should have your  name and return address on  the back, and, if possible,  the names of those in the  photos. These pictures will  be returned promptly after  they are duplicated. Needless  to say, we should also welcome your help in notifying  ex-students of your acquaintance who may not be contacted in this particular manner.  So, please let us hear from  youl We'll be there, and your  friends will be there. Join us  and make it a time to renew  old friendships and rack up  one more pleasant memory I  The Reunion Committee,  Haileybury High School,  Box 279, Haileybury, Ontario  Htnry w. Block  "You must  file a tax  return to  receive the  Refundable  Child Tax Credit'.'  It's our business to keep abreast of  changes in the Tax Law like the Refundable Child Tax Credit. At H&R  Block we understand the Tax Law,  so you don't have to. Our service is  dedicated to making sure you pay  only the absolute minimum legal tax.  H&R BLOCK  THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE  Gibsons 886-7414  IN SUNNYCREST MALL (ACROSS FROM SUPER VALU)  DURINOREOULARMAU HOURS       APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE  ChurchSeryices  Roman Catholic Services  Rev.T.Nicholson. Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8i00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday al SI.Mary's Gibsons  Ih Sechell: 9:00 a.m.Our Lady of  Lourdes Church. Indian Reserve  10:00a.m. Holy Familv Church  885-��52b  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Highway & Martin  Sunday School 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Bible Study Wednesday    7:30  Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  UNITED CHURCH  9:30a.m.-St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15a.m. -Gibsons  885-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.. 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., II a.m..  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drieberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or  883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service ��� 11:00 a.m.  Revival-7:00 p.m.  Bible Study-Wed. 7:30p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  FREE  BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC  EVERY FRIDAY 1-4 P.M.  TRAIL BAY MALL, SECHELT  CAMpbell's  FAMILY SHOES and LEATHER GOODS  NEXT TO BATHROOM ACCENT  IN THE  HEARTOFSECHELT  Your friendly neighbourhood     ~>-vf^i  drop-off point for v -��v ^  Classified Ads.  i/i/Hp/ffr  DRVCLERmnC  Peninsula  Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS ��. REPAIRS  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best! 886-2200  Create a  job-we'll  share  the  HI :  EMPLOYERS - Herei ��� chance to add Ihe  summer stall you'll need to get those extra jobs  done. You provide a worthwhile work experience  lor a young man or woman Ihis summer and Ihe  Province ol British Columbia will share the cost ol  wages with you.  You'll bo working wilh the Ministry of Labour lo  create summer jobs lhal provide opportunities tor  BC sludenls and unemployed youlh to learn work  skills It's a simple system lhal requires a minimum ol  paperwork yet tels you help yourself and the  economy in a positive way British Columbia  businesses ol all kinds and sues can benelit But act  today The program is available tor a limited time  only. Should your situation change in the meantime,  you are under no obligation Here's how il works  BUSINESSES AND FARMS - II your business  or larm has been in operation lor al leasl a year, ihe  Mmislry ot Labour will help you pay the wages of up  lo tive young people Ihis summer We will pay  between $1 30 and $2.50 an hour as our share of the  cosl.  SOCIETIES ��� You are invited lo apply lor funding  for any worthwhile projeel thai provides an  opportunity for young people to learn valuable |Ob  skills Ihis summer  Tourism Information Centres thai meet the standards  established by Ihe Ministry of Tourism and Small  Business Developmenl are also mviled lo apply tor  funds under this program  HOW TO APPLY - Applications lor lundmg are  available Irorn any Provincial Governmeni Agent,  Mmislry ot Labour Office or one of the B C Youth  Employment Offices listed below  LOCATION  VANCOUVER ISLAND REGION  Courltnay: S76 England Avenue V9N 5M7  Nanaimo: 66 From sta-eet j<h\w  Victoria: 608 Douglas Sl'eel  V8W ?B6  INTERIOR REGION  Cfatnbrook: 12A - nth Avenue South VIC 8W  Kimloopa: 145 ��� 3rd Avenue  V?C 3M5  Ktlowna: H49St Pauisi-oet viy?E4  Notion; eot From stieei vil 4B6  Ptnliclon: 301 Mam BUM) v?A -,Rfl  Vemon: 3306 - 3?nd Avenue  VH ?M6  LOWER MAINLAND REGION  AbboUford: ?oi   ?eio m nmn wpm v?5W  All Other Lowtr Mainland Artai:  4946 Canada Way V&G4J6  NORTH REGION  Dawion Crtth: ,'u   10401    .othSire* vi(i?H9  Prince George: 1663 v  SmllfWr JBfl'J   ,'f��l Avenue  VOJ ?N0  Terraca: 454a 1 ..��� Annua vac ten  Wllllami Lake: sic 1   i?3Bo-i<in'isi<eot v?o int  334 4403  753 6683  387 1431  4?6 ??83  3H on/a  'hi 9?41  3i? b3/a  49? ;?47  54? 1397  56? 8131  B47 ��??9  835 499'  39B B?58  From all other areas, call Operator lor Zenith 2210 (toll  tree) and an application form will be mailed to you  APPLICATION DEADLINES:  BUSINESS/FARMS       SOCIETIES  MARCH 12,1979      MARCH 2,1979  NOTE All applicalions received by deadline date will be  carefully considered lor t-jndmg  Province ol  British Columbia  Mmislry ol Labour  Employmenl Opporltinity Programs {  Mmislry ol Tourism  and Small Business Developmenl 10.  Coast News, February 13,1979.  COAST INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES  ANEW  \Steam Cleaninj Service  OIL CHANGES & GREASE JOBS  CARS & TRUCKS AND WHAT-HAVE-YOU  PHONE FOR APPOINTMENT - 886-9159  i^������   ���  ���   -  CoasT^^O  Industries^  DAhin<4 B.-I.-..I- ��__- i ^mT  Behind Peninsula Transport  START  TRAINING  NOW  THE  2nd    ANNUAL  APRIL FOOL'S DAY RUN  IS COMING SOON  TO A PENINSULA NEAR YOU  We've  Moved!  to  1500 Marine Drive  Gibsons.  (Next to Maxi's Shoes)  ���TROPHY ENGRAVING  ��� BEER BOTTLES  ��� DRY CHEMICAL  FIRE EXTINGUISHER  REFILLS  ��� ICE  ��� BAIT  ���TACKLE  ��� MARINE HARDWARE  ���SPORTS GOODS  M@Hm.@  In Gibsons Harbour  -5^^JP��Wfe  'hone 886-2622 '  PIONEERS OF THE SUNSHINE COAST  Februery 21-Ceble 10 at 8:00 p.m. In Olbeons, end 7:30 p.m. In  Sechelt. Richard Reeves ol Roberts Creek In convention wltn Bert  Nelson.  SECHELT GARDEN CLUB  meeli Ihe lint Wednesday ol wiry month �� SI. HIKall WI,  ':300.m. Hn,  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETINGS:  Every third Tuesday ol each month, Sechelt Elementary School.  Mr. Llzee's Room Everyone welcome.  HEADSTARTIPRENATAL CLASSES  On January M, and February a, 1��7��. For Inlormatlon contact B  Tyson, Public Health Nurse, Qlbeons Health Clinic.  HEART FUND DRIVE FILMS  r��o educational nima will be shown In the Kinsman WI, Oltsona,  on Wednesday. February 21 al 7:X p.m. The public la cordially Invited lo come oul and see Ihese splendid lllms and lawn mora stout  tne miportonce ol reducing ihe risk ol heen attaOia. Admaaslan la tree  TETRAHEDRON SKI CLUB  A qualified instructor will be coming Irom Vanoouvar on FabrusYy IS  lo instruct people al any proficiency level ol eroaa-eoontry skiing.  Anyone interested In further details should phone Vic Sonaguro at  996-9411.  PENDER HARBOUR LIBRARY  Membership fees are due in January and are U.OO lor lour boda.or  u 00 for sia books lor a two-weak period. This Is an annual msmbar-  ship HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Saturday,  1:30-4:00 p.m.  NOW RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADETS  Will parade Monday, 7-0 p.m. at Sechell Elementary for training  In: Search 8 Rescue. First Aid'; Map Using; Communications; Water  Safely; Marksmanship; pic. interested males and females agad 13  lo 16 apply for further Inlormatlon to: Q.Banyay 8834012;  R.Summerlleld 666-2160; T.Qoddard S864S6S.  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  Meet every Thursday al 10:00 a.m. Everyone welcome. For registration phone 865-9366.  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Monday-Roberts Creek Hospital AusTllery, 11 a.m.  St.Aldan'sHall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1���3 p.m. Thrill Shop, Gibsons United Church basement  SUNSHINE COAST ARTS COUNCIL MEETING  Third Tuesday of each month, at Sechelt Elementary main building.  Sechelt Tax Service  Good tax news mothers  If you were one of our customers last year, you know  that I have some good news  for you in this week's column.  Even if you weren't a customer last year, take heed, and  pay attention.  What the good news is, is  that the Canadian government, bless its vote-grubbing  little heart, is going to send  each person who received a  Family Allowance cheque as  of December 1978, $200  for each child for whom a  payment was made. Of course  nothing is as straight-forward as it first appears.  There are income restrictions  and a complete set of new  forms to be filled out. However, most people living on the  Sunshine Coast who have  children will qualify for some,  if not all, of the $200 per  child payment.  Here's how it works I The  person in whose name the  Family Allowance cheque is  written (usually the woman)  was mailed a Schedule 10  in December of last year.  This form, when accompanied  by a completed income tax  return, entitles the person to  collect up to $200 per child.  Now, if the person applying  for the $200 rebate has no  income, they are still required  to file an income tax form. The  way that this is done is to  fill in the top part of page 1,  titled "Identification", put a  zero on line 60 page 4, put the  dollar amount of the child  tax credit from Schedule 10 on  line 78 page 4, then carry this  amount down to the refund  line (#79) and sign the return.  That was the simple part. The  harder part is to determine  what the child tax credit  actually is on Schedule 10.  Here is how you determine  the child tax credit on Schedule 10.1 will give you some  examples of different family  relationships; hopefully you  will be able to identify with  one of the situations. The  first is John and Mary Canuck.  They are legally married, have  three children; John's net  income in 1978 was $16,500.  Mary didn't work. Thus, line  1 of Schedule 10 reads,  three children times $200  equals $600. Mary did not  work, thus line 2 reads,  01 Line 3 is John's income,  $16,500. Line 4 is the total of  lines 2 and 3 equals $16,500.  When you subtract line 5  ($18,000) from line 4 you get a  negative number, thus you  enter a 0 on line 6. In this  instance, line 7 is also 0, so  Mary is entitled to a full  $600 child tax credit, which  she claims on her own income  tax form. Note, this credit  does not affect John's claim  for personal exemptions on  Mary and the three children,  nor does it affect his ability  to claim the Federal Tax  Reduction of $50 per child.  Fred and Ann Canuck are  legally married, have 4 children, Fred's net income is  $21,500. Ann's net income is  $8,700. Thus line 1 of Ann's  Schedule 10 reads, four children times $200 equals $800.  Line 2 is Ann's income of  $8,700. Line 3 is Fred's income of $21,500. Line 4 is the  total of lines 2 and 3 equals  $30,200. Line 6 is equal to  line 4 minus line 4 equals  $12,200. When line 6 is multiplied by 5%, line 7 equals  $610. Now subtract $610 from  line 1, which is $800. The  child tax credit is $190. Now,  Ann enters this amount on  line 78 of her income tax  return. Again, as with  John and Mary, Fred's  claim for personal exemptions  is unaffected by Ann's child  tax credit claim,  Joe and Joan Canuck are  living common-law. They have  three children. Joe made  $25,000 last year and Joan  did not work. Now, please  take note of this I Under the  existing Canadian Tax Regulations, Joe and Joan's relationship does not exist. Thus  Joe cannot claim a personal  exemption for Joan, but he  can claim the three children,  and he can also claim the $50  per child Federal Tax Credit.  But, under the regulations  for the new Child Tax Credit,  Joan can maker her claim,  without having to include  Joe's income in the calculations on her Schedule 10.  This is a minor slip-up on the  part of Ottawa which will  probably be eliminated in the  near future, but for the time  being, will benefit couples  living common-law. Joan's  Schedule 10 reads like this:  line 1 is three children times  $200 equals $600. Lines 2,3,  and 4 read 0. Lines 6 and 7  /F2B.A. BLACKTOP**  "QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1956"  Gravel Sales ��� Grading ��� Curbs ���  Soil Cement ��� Drainage  Roads ��� Industrial Sites ��� Parking Areas  Tennis Courts ��� Driveways  885-5151  PORPOISE BAY ROAD, SECHELT  North Vancouver Oflice ��� Toll Free       Zenith - 2628  Amalgamated Consl'uclion  m\ Association  6C Road Buildors  read 0 thus line 8 reads a full  $600. Also, she does not have  to have Joe's signature on  her Schedule 10.  Sue Canuck is a divorced  lady who earned $19,400 net  in 1978. She has two children.  Her Schedule 10 goes like  this. Line 1 reads two children  times $200 equals $400.  Line 2 is $19,400. Line 3 is  0. Line 4 is $19,400. Line 6 is  $1,400. Line 7 is $1,400 times  5% equals $70. Thus her line  8 is $400 minus $70 equals  $330. Her Child Tax Credit of  $330 is entered on line 78 of  her Income Tax Return. Again  this credit does not affect her  Personal Exemptions or her  Federal Tax Reduction of  $50 per child.  Mary Ellen Canuk was  abandoned by her husband,  does not work, and has seven  children. Her Schedule 10  goes like this. Line 1 reads  seven children times $200  equals $1,400. Lines 2,3,4,6  and 7 are all 0. Line 8 is a  full $1,400.  There are a few people with  children on the Coast who  have too great an income to  qualify for this exemption.  An easy way to determine if  you are one of these is to add  $4,000 for each child to the  figure of $18,000. If your net  income is less than this number then you qualify for some  of the Child Tax Credit. If  it is greater, then you do not  qualify. If you have any  confusion in your mind about  whether or not you qualify,  please feel free to stop by our  office in Sechelt and we will  advise you free of charge.  Remember, the $18,000 is  net income, not your gross  earnings. There is often a  great difference in the two  figures.  Now there are a few things  which must be made clear  about claiming this tax credit.  First you most file an income  tax return to make your claim.  Second if you are married  your spouse mutt file an  income tax return, and he/she  'must sign the spouse's certification of Net Income on  Schedule 10. You must have  a Social Insurance Number.  If you do not have one you can  get an application at the local  Post Office, Unemployment  Office, or Canadian Employment Office. You must include a copy of your TFA-1  slip with your return, and you  must be the person to whom  the Family Allowance cheques  were made out. Also, you  should mail the completed  return to Surrey, not Ottawa.  This will be Sechelt Service's fourth year as your  local tax man. Please look for  our sign on Cowrie Street in  Sechelt, next to Pentangle  Plants. We will be open to  serve you on the 15th of  February.  Next   week   ���   Moving  Expenses!   CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop off your Coast Newt  ClusiReds at Campbell's  Family Shoes It Leather  .Goods In down-Iowa. Sechelt.  add  colour,  luxury  and comfort  to your home  ...with ease!  rTHIS MONTH'S SPECIALS!  ROOM-SIZE RUGS  Many top qualities now in stock! We have a good  selection at both locations, all at specially reduced  prices. Come and see us now while there's plenty  to choose from I  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd.  Gibsons  Secheit  886^712 Two Locations to Serve You jgg&l  mmmAammmmmmammaaammmmmmmmmmmnmmmmmm��T*mlB  am  This hole In the live bait box belonging to Morris and Pauline Green ot irvines  Landing Marina was once a small knot hole until some local otters discovered it.  After that the Greens had to endure well-fed otters lolling at their ease on a nearby  hillside with well-distended stomachs full of the Green's herring.  Wildlife N. E. S. report  By John Hind Smith  After Ron Fearn, Jamie  Dixon and Greg Miller had  finished their presentation to  the Gibsons Wildlife Club on  Wednesday, February 7  evening, the feeling of quite  a few of the audience was  expressed in the statement by  somebody that, "It's a long  time since I felt that I wouldn't  mind going back to school".  At the present time a total  of forty students a year out of  a total* of around 1,400 are  able to take part in this  programme, known officially  as the Native Environment  Studies Programme. This  situation, according to Ron  Fearn might change as time  goes on but at the moment  the whole thing is in what  might be called a probationary  period and not until the  next semester is over will it  be decided whether or not the  programme will be continued  and if so, in what form. There  didn't seem to be much doubt  in Ron's mind that this was  one of the most interesting  and challenging projects he  had ever been involved in  and I'm sure the same could  be said for both Jamie and  Greg. It seems that certain  people were worried about  dropouts and racial problems.  They need not have worried as  neither of these problems  arose.  Ron, Greg and Jamie are  assisted by Joan Marshall,  the cook who doubles as  crafts teacher (weaving,  spinning, etc.) and by Paul  Duprey who is'the maintenance and general handyman,  and also instructs the boys in  mechanical repairs. Joan is  the girl's dorm supervisor and  Jamie looks after the boys.  The safety of the students is  of primary importance in any  project such as this and of  equal importance is the responsibility which each individual is expected to accept. The  first thing they take is a course  in first aid. Simulated accidents give the opportunity  to practise what they have  learned. The correct handling  of canoes and water safety in  general is emphasized, jervis Inlet can be a pretty rough  place at times and it can also  be very beautiful. The students are taught in the Gibsons pool how to deal with  spills and how to help each  other in case of trouble. Both  Ron and Greg are qualified  instructors in canoe handling.  Talking of boats, Jamie is  responsible for getting everyone to and from camp in  M.V.Mednu but even here  the students are involved in a  learning experience. They  are taught how to navigate by  compass, how to handle the  V.H.F. radio and radar and  how to maintain the boat and  its engine.  Jamie Dixon, apart from  being what might be called  the general factotum around  camp, also teaches native  arts such as carving, and  Stephanie Read brought along  some samples of the sort of  things they do. Jamie said the  kids were so enthusiastic  about this aspect of the course  that they practised their new  found art out in the rain and  even in the dark. He told me  he was surprised to find the  white students seemed to take  to it better than their Indian  peers but that in the final  analysis Rocky Joe came away  the winner with his totem  pole.  Overnight hikes and study  of the environment and how it  relates to the students' way  of life are encouraged. Tsoh-  Nye is located in a beautiful  position and the mountains  surrounding it are accessible  by old logging roads. Self-  reliance is impressed on the  students at all times. If they  want to go fishing, hiking or  canoeing they have to file a  flight plan telling people  where they are going and what  time they estimate they are  going to return. The site  itself was made available to  the School Board by the Sechelt Indian Band and they  also provided the trailers and  set them up. The students pay  $20.00 a week for their food  but I guess that doesn't go  too far feeding a healthy  bunch of teenagers.  As one would expect in a  wilderness situation like this,  there is lots of wildlife around.  Bears were quite a problem  for a while but the secret  there was to bury the garbage and lock away all the  food. Ron told us of an interesting little occasion when  coyotes found the stock of  toilet paper and had a ball  scattering it all over the place.  The problem arose when the  camp ordered another box of  the commodity and the powers  that be wanted  a  detailed  explanation as to how such a  large amount of toilet paper  could be used in such a short  space of time by so few  people!  Academic work at the school  is not neglected and Maths  and English are regular subjects in the curriculum. Ron  told us that a total of twenty-  four subjects ranging from  Home Economics to Physical  Education, Mechanics, Navigation, and Native Studies  were covered by three teachers and their valuable helpers and they found it rather  demanding to say the least.  The twenty students (ten  boys and ten girls) equally  divided between Indian and  non-Indian, and I guess the  adults too, learned a lot from  their experiences about each  other and how to get along in a  completely new situation to all  of them. There will never be  another semester like the first  one for Ron and his staff of  stalwarts and I would think  for the most part it will be a  never-to-be-forgotten experience for the students.  Facts About  FUNERALS  * The local funeral home'  charges no let for pre-arranging  jend recording your funeral In-  ���tractions. Those who have  already enrolled in Funeral  Plans or Societies, but prefer arrangements or service locally,  should take advantage of our  Pre-Arrangement Flan.  * The local funeral home  offers all types 'of services,  Funeral or Memorial, at moderate cost.  * The local funeral horn,  will arrange for local or distant  burials, cremations, ot services  In other localities.  * At time of bereavement,  your first call should be to the  local funeral home, no matter  what type of arrangements yon  prefer.  for further information  write or phone:  D. A. Devlin  owner-manager  Devlin Funeral Home  1665 Seaview Rd.,  Gibsons     8864651  AUTOPLAN TIME IS HERE  Now selling new plates and insurance  Come in early bringing your renewal documents  and let us help you to get proper coverage.  Financing available.      ,386-2000  K. BUTLER  REALTY  LOWER GIBSONS, NEXT TO OMEGA RESTAURANT  ���mmmdmtmm__. Coast News, February 13,1979  11.  Classified Ad Policy  All listings 50* per line per week.  or use the Economical 3 for 2 rate  3 weeks for the price of 2  Minimum $2.00 per Insertion.  AD fees payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected Insertion only.  This offer Is made available tor private Individuals.  These daasUcalkaa  ��� bee  -Coming Events  Lost  Print yow ad In the squares Including the price of the Item and you telephone number. Be sue to leave a blank space after each word.  No phone orders Please. 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Come and  browse at 'Bathroom Accent*  in the heart of Sechelt. 885-  2912. #7  Tonight, Tuesday, February  13 at 9:00 p.m., Twilight Theatre, Kwahtahmoss Film Society  presents Fellini's 8'/i. #7  announcement/     announcement/     announcement/  per/onol  NEW!        *%  DOMESTIC HOUSE CLEANING!  kj  886-9351             ^Sa  Wash walls, floors, ceilings.             ^  Dusting, vacuuming, inside windows.  Hardwood floor care.  Total interior clean-ups.  Along with total carpet care.  Dally,  weekly,  monthly,  yearly.  t   Concord Carpet Care Ltd.  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON��  S.O.A.P.  SAVE OUR ARENA  PLEASE  Watch for  exciting events  Coming Soon  ELPHINSTONE ELECTORS'  ASSOCIATION  (formerly West Gibsons Heights Ratepayers)  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Tuesday, February 13,1979 at 8:00 p.m.  Cedar Grove Elementary School, Chaster Road  All residents of Area 'E' cordially Invited.  John Hind Smith,  Secretary  Valentine's Dance, February 17.  9���1. Roberts Creek Hall. Dance  to 'Connection' (Ken Dalglcish).  Tickets, N.D.P.Bookstore and  Seaview Market, 54.00 each. #7  ���*�� ���  music Weavers  New & Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  r,        886-9737       4  Are you tired of searching a  ready-to-wear rack looking for  what you never find? Then  treat yourself to a made-to-  measure outfit, for men or  ladies. Speciality ��� formal  wear. Also alterations, designed and assembled by a  qualified European tailoress  (formerly of Hamburg Tailors  Inc., Germany). By appointment. 886-2415. tfn  Western Canada School of  Auctioneering Ltd.  Canada s first and the only completely  Canadian course offered anywhere.  Licensed under 'the Trade Schools  Licensing Act, R.S.A. 1970C3SS.  For particulars of the next course write:  Box 687, Lacombe, Alberta or Phone  7824215. 1112  The Fitness Service  number is  885-5440  ��� INMEMORIAM*  MacLaren,    Lome    ���    (Mac)t  In memory of my beloved husband, passed away February 18,  1978.  To have, to hold, and then to  part/Is the greatest sorrow of my  heart/Today recalls sad memories/Of a husband gone to rest/  And the ones who think of him  today/Are the ones who loved  him best.  Always remembered by his  loving wife, Evelyn and children, grandchildren and great  grandchildren.  lo/t     ""*  To whoever is missing their  grey and white cat ��� 1 am sorry  that I ran over your cat on January 31, about midnight near the  Scout Hall on Marine Drive,  but he is buried. HI  Furniture from School Road  apartment. Greatly needed and  missed. No questions asked.  886-7434. #7  Set of keys (2) last Saturday,  Feb. 3. In Gibsons, on ring. 886-  9892. #7  DbB    JFhIWHNUvGopOBINGO  WNniHnOSJhGRoVPPfDM  NRvVZBYbVLKOMWMrKN  ZHZJrhFZIM UoVrilCKVJFO  HZBLKWLDPvWSXHZUWmNL  UZLhWiFnGrMNDZDorvYAC  WLBkbrhfHZPG     RFDZGmgfU  pCHZPNnJiLFB       bNkbrJVNm  CUfDPFGCDZTUVBKUmhOM  HCrJnGCUNID     MbknhrrBnfH  gmObVJPoSDCFn       ODYUoZC  NGUMkbrJVOBWZCvODBC  IblRDSbXDZLFnBmvOCKbr  NDILJVCbHZMoSSZFmkWXS  NUMMGRDSDZLFCKJBrfbl  NDZnOmgWSSkbrhfBUZCUN  DNGnWMMomWZPBmLVJ  FZNCKFGJihZSI    nWMMpmhn  NkDCJVBVWZmhmBCKFNR  JDZOmgvormBrKJZVoZmBU  prmYDSXN     KUXFmBWZCUB  DGLUSSFLCWZPrbZTIUVB  CKVohDGCoRFNCUGblmWZT  rKJBRDSDZLFGCVDlOWmN  fbmJaKZFYgrlNRIBbNkJHP  KCJnNRUCCUY   UVNDGnvpRX  FNLUYgbVCYJZCOCDTJmOC  ofZrnBMWSXHZPNCKFZmg  WXXHZPBHZNCKFOUggUmW  CJOnHVJLCHUZBRJDZNLK  DYRFVmCDZGRJOmrbLTJn   #7  found  Set of keys (2 small ones), square  fur lined key holder. Coast News  office. in  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings,   jjgj^i. FilU|i For information  F��oJ'!S!^,lti0n  ��a"  886"9����  Ph���* 886.2078 or 886-7355,  Boi 404. Gibsons #10  or 886-9904.  #26  START TRAINING NOW  THE 2nd ANNUAL  APRIL FOOL'S DAY RUN  IS  COMING SOON  TO A PENINSULA NEAR YOU  JZj*>  Coast Business Directory ��C3^  ********* AUTOMOTIVE  *********     ********* ELECTRIC  ***********    ********* PLUMBINS **********  ECOnOmURUTO PARTS Ltd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    885-5181  fc>j^s TomFtieger   Phone 886-7868 |  ^Wi-ECTRICAL  v37  Box 214, Gibsons, B.C.  "ONTRACTING y,QN IVO',' "/"'  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING-PIPEFITTING-STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  "'���"���"���'   ''   All Work Guaranteed  P.O. Box 609  Sechell, B.C.  V0N3A0  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  Bus. 885-2332  Res. 886-7701.  need (Ires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  and Electric Ltd.  Bill Achterberg  886 9033  T&T Plumbing & Heating  Service renovation  & contract plumbing  886-7838     Rick Wray, Manager  COAST INSULATION COMPANY  Ph. 886-9297  "INSULATION-INSTALLATION"  "FIBERGLASS BATTS"  "BLOWN IN INSULATION"  Residential (New & Existing Houses) & Commercial  d^fo fcntaptm MattttB  ^0 '���amj^AT ^ specialize in Volkswagen Repairs  $arts   885-9466 *honda*  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  ******* FLOOR ZQNttAWGt ********  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  t,. JJL^L. fcOt JlSl PLfnool  i �� jissmwss .sans       Fanc> Panel*' Insulation, Doors, Bltolds,  ; rl I     Construction Plywood, and all Accessorise.  .Delivery Phone 886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  <J\oe    crraqa.1  �� U   SUtMid   -Vt  * t'l'tctUl   cMt��l  Days    886-2756  Evenings 886-9261  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Thurs.. Fri.. Sal.  ���    10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765^  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  Payne Road, Gibsons  886-2311  ******** MISC. SERVICES *********  ********** Cabinets **********  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING'  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-9411  K.OPEN SAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT ,  CARPENTRY **********  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRK MARLENE RD., ooc ,������  ROBERTS CREEK BBO-WW  {****** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND****)  CRAFT SUPPLIES  * SEWING NOTIONS  JEWELRY^  *     WOOL  m  IKSSdm  R.S.(BOB) LAMBERT  V Sunnycrest    Shopping    Cenlre. Gibsons    886-2525       j  w"086 GIBSONS LANES Hwy101fyt  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & if&h  Saturday   7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  K J^  CERAMIC-QUARRY TILE-  MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  RR*1  Gibsons, B.C  VON 1V0  J.LEPORETILE    JP�����LEP0RE  886-8097 .  ^AaIbERTELECTRICLTD^01^ morrison  1^^ and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  U  acejncMTiei . nnuUFRClAl     _ . -  RESIDENTIAL ��� COMMERCIAL  juSjja^sisijtSj^yo^jgo  GIBSONS, 8.C,   VON 1V0  "Serving  Langdale  to  Earls Cove'  Why call 3 men  to start and finish the job  When I can do It all with just 1 call  Your call returned same day  Albert or Denise 885-3386  **********   EXCAVATING    *******  \ Quality Farm 6 Garden Supply Ltd. -  f      �� Feed * Fencing    886-7527  Am-   * Pet Food    + Fertilizer  Terry Connor  88Q-7040 J  PAINTING CONTRACTU  BozMU, Gibsons. b.V.  Pratt Rd.  Gibsons  ^ Free  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS     Estimates  (Gibsons) Ltd. 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  �� Residential & Commerciai Roof Trusses Gibsons, B.Cj  Cadre Construction Ltd. %^9  Framing, remodelling, additions a^\  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  s Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  Classified  aggregates  SfaU VuotajutUMt Atttit.  EXCAVATING - LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  886-2830  Concord Carpet Care  886-9351  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE .   GIBSONS-SECHELT-PENDER HARBOUR  /T\  TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS  (*)  ��  (1965) LTD.  Charter Helicopter Service  Box 875           886-7511  Gibsons  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  EXCAVATING - LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  Classified aggregates      883-9313  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  885-2992  Commercial  Residential  Maintenance  Continuous  il:  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Governmeni Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drainage watenmes. etc  Ph 885-2921         Roberls  Creek  C & S Construction  ^\  Fiberglass Sundecks 2enovations  Daryll Starbuck  HKiVtf.W  Finishing  Dennis Collins  880-7100  J.B.EXCAVATING 886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage Installation  ��� Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  t Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials lor Sale  Phone 8St>-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     RR   I.Cibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE    00C7111  Complete Instrument OOO" / 1 1 1  set up nt turn,ice  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30 885-9816   J  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole s Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercial Containers available  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs lor VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Volen  886-9597  mam 12.  Coast News, February 13,1979.  work wonted  jjjoih uionled       moth wonted        woik wonted  tot /ole  Gibsons Tax Service  886-7272 886-7272  ANYTIME  AVERAGE TAX PREPARATION $10.00  SENIOR CITIZENS $5.00  1767 Martin Rd., Gibsons, B.C.  Will babysit in my home or in  your home, five days a week.  Available on weekends also.  Rates negotiable. Excellent references. 886-9674, ask for  Lanita. US  .Appliance Repairs  H.W.Tankse Stoves  Dryers* Elec. Motors  EVES 886-9261  DAYS 886-2756  HOME SERVICES  Eavestroughs cleaned and repaired, light carpentry work,  tree cutting, cleanups and pickups, or whatever you have in  mind. Just ask us.  Fret Estimates  M6-9503 #7  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  # Topping  FOR ALL  YOUR  REAL  ESTATE  NEEDS  TREV GODDARD 886-2658  BEAUTIFUL LOG HOUSE: On Gower Point Road on 2.38 acres  of sub-dividable land. Two bedroom home with large atone fireplace, modern kitchen, two baths. Six R1 (Residential One) lots  may be split Irom this attractive property with purchaser retaining house and hall acre. Phone Trev 886-2658.        F.P.$105,000  136' OF BLUFF WATERFRONT: With fantastic view, 4 B.R., 3  baths, 3 brick F.P.'s, livingroom, famlly room, rec room and  large sewing room plus a 2 B.R. guest cottage with brick F.P.  and all services. $110,000 or consider dividing guest cottage off  to adjacent neighbour to reduce cost.  BEAUTIFUL TUDOR STYLE: 3 bedroom with two brick fireplaces, two sundecks, some ocean view. In well treed, quiet area.  $62,500  MARLENE RD: Side-by-side duplex, 2 bedroom homes with  separate dining, laundry facilities, etc., monthly rentals almost  $500. 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  ON THE BLUFF: 3 BR home with unobstructed view from  Lantzville to the Malahat for only $48,500  SARGENT RD: Cedar contemporary 4 BR, ensuite, 2 brick f.p.  and 1 brick bar. Sunken living and rec rooms, larga sundeck,  concrete drive, Georgia Strait and Gibsons Harbour vlaw.  F.P.$69,900  SARGENT RD. GIBSONS: Excellently constructed and designed  4 BR family home with high side view. Brick FP in rec room and  LR, latter with heatilator. Ensuite, generous storage facilities,  utility and workshop areas. Carport. Well finished and landscaped. $63,500  DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Six' ad|olning properties in  Lower Gibsons, ideal for townhouse, condominium or?????  Call for detailed information.  BOB BEAUPRE 885-3531 PAT MURPHY 885-9487  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types ol Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  P.O.Box 1341,  Sechelt  CLAPP  CONCRETE  ���Pallos ���Fo����<la��lon��  ���Floors 'Driveways  "�������        'Custom Work  Wayne 'Free Estimates  Clapp  885-2125  after 7:00 p.m.   Furniture     Reftnishing:     Free  Estimates: Pick up & Delivery.  886-2650 after 5 tfn  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  essie  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  PROFESSIONAL  DOQ GROOMING  for small breeds.  Poodles a Specialty  Bathing, Grooming,  Nails & Ears  For Information:  Call Sharon 886-2084  For Explosive Requirements:  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nlmmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. tfn  Swap or exchange cabinet making, carpentry or any handyman's  job for: 4-wheel drive car or tools,  depending on the job. 885-3386.  #10  Electrical contractor, unbeatable.  Reasonably priced. Phone now,  687-6306/688-9285/886-7618.   #7  WINDOW CLEANING  HOURLY OR CONTRACT  FREE ESTIMATES  885-5735 days tfn  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  G  H  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  IBSQNS REALTY M������,  AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING-REAL ESTATE CONSULTING-APPRAISALS-    NOTARY PUBLIC  HOMES  HOPKINS LANDING; Two bedroom view  .home Vi mite from Langdale Ferry Terminal. See Keats, Gambier and Lions Bay  from the large combination family room/  dining room or from the livingroom.  Heatilator fireplace. 19x27 concrete  basement for workshop and storage.  Five appliances included. Park-like  landscape. 142,900  1760 SCHOOL ROAD: Cozy, comfortable four bedroom older home on large lot.  Conveniently located between upper and  lower Gibsons. Several fruit trees. Zoned  lor multiple dwelling. Excellent starter  home and a good investment and holding  properly S32,000  OAVIS RD: Ideal starter or retirement  home. Only two blocks from schools and  shopping. This three bedroom home has  everything you need (or comlort and  convenience. The carport could easily be  converted to a lamily room and a separate  carport could be built on many sites  within the extra large landscaped lot,  138,500  CHERYL ANNE PARK ROAD: Lovely  iwo bedroom home In Roberts Creek.  Sliding glass doors in diningroom open  onto the sundeck. Some view of Georgia  Strail and only one block to beach access  Owner has already purchned another  home and must sell now. 937,000  O'SHEA RD: Price reduction on this cozy  two bedroom village home. Cloae to  shopping, schools and transportation  Mortgage available. 929,000  PRATT ROAD 2.87 acres oul ot the ALR  with road allowance at back ol property.  House is completely remodelled Inside.  Attractive fireplace, knotty pine kilchen, three large bedrooms and den.  999,000  1402 ALDERSPRING ROAD: Two Story  home on quiet cul-do-sac with view  overlooking Gibsons Harbour. Three  bedrooms on main floor. Fully furnished  suite on ground floor Completely lanced  and in lawn. Close to park, tennis courts  and shopping. 947,900  POPLAR LANE: Brand new three bedroom home, ensuite, lull basement.  Walking distance to schools, shopping  and recreation Fantastic price for a new  home of this size. 940,900  FORBES & THOMPSON RD: Excellent  home. Very attractive brick front, Extra  Insulation. Three bedrooms, full basement, diningroom. Two fireplaces.  999,000  CRUCIL RD: Big Famlly? Then this  four bedroom, two bathroom home could  be the home you've been looking for.  Full basement with rec room, utility and  roughed in plumbing. Intercom Inside  and out. Large sundeck over carport.  This home Is located on a quiet secluded  lot, yet convenient to the Village of Gib-  tons 999.000  LORRIE GIRARD    JON MCRA  886-7760 885-3670  WE'RE ALL MOVED!  Now Located at  SUNNYCREST SHOPPING CENTRE  Next to the Royal Bank  Call our office for any of your  Real Estate Needs.  Conveyancing���Real Estate Consulting-  Appraisals���Notary Public  HANBURY ROAD: Panabode home featuring stain glass windows, skylights,  and shake roof situated on twelve acres In  Roberts Creek. Flume Creek runs  through middle of property which Includes A-frame guest cottage, and  16x16 workshop with 220 wiring. Partial  cleared and fenced with vegetable garden. 997,500  PARK ROAD: Three bedroom home on  5 acres in Gibsons. Property on both  sides are also lor sale making a total of  IS acres available for future development. A good holding property. 979.900  SHAW ROAD: Incredible Potential.  Ranch style two bedroom home completely remodelled. 16'x12' master bedroom, fireplace, beautifully landscaped  and fenced grounds, Evergreen hedges  add to the seclusion and privacy of this  hobby term with three outbuildings.  But that's not all I The property Is S  acres with speclacular view from over  hall the properly. Fronts on Shaw Road  with Stewart Road dedicated on the view  face. Zoned Rl in the Village of Gibsons.  979,900  SHAW ROAD: Large three bedroom  home, master with ensuite. Large livingroom with white rock fireplace.  Archway to diningroom. All ready tor a  Franklin or Gibsons all-nighter In the  basement. Situated on 4,6 acres of valuable holding property. 999,000  INDUSTRIAL  HIGHWAY 101: 5.3 acres of Industrial with highway frontaige. Come In and  discuss your requirements. We can cut  oft an acre with 177 feet on the highway.  All services available. This Is future  development territory for the core of  ^REVENUE  HENRY ROAD: Well built duplex on  level acreage In rural Gibsons. Each  side contains livingroom, diningroom,  two bedrooms, kitchen, laundry and  storage room, included are two stoves,  two (ridges and curtains. 999,900  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY: Triplex  located In Gibsons Village. One two  bedroom suite and two three bedroom  suites. Good holding property for future  development. Close to schools and shopping mall. 992,500  E ANNE GURNEY CHRIS KANKAINEN  886-2164 885-3545  FAIRVIEW RD: Revenue. Duplex on a Vi  acre lot represents the Ideal investment  property. There are 1,232 sq.ft. In both  of these side by side suites. Features are  post and beam construction with feature  wall fireplace and sundecks. There Is  appeal lo separate rental markets with a  two and a three bedroom suite. Assumption of present mortgage makes purchue  very easy and a yearly Income of over  $7,000 makes this property hard to beat.  979,000  WINN ROAD: Fourplex. Positive cash  flow with eleven thousand dollars revenue per year. Top units contain five bedrooms with one and a half bathrooms.  Lower suites are large two bedroom  units. Low maintenance and good return  make this an excellent Investment  value. Close to all the amenities. Financing available. 999,900  LOTS  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES: Located  on North Road In Gibsons. Zoned for  mobile and conventional homes, All  lots on sewers, water, hydro and all  within three blocks of Ihe shopping centre, schools and medical clinic. Priced  from 910,900 to 919,900.  SKYLINE DR: Irregular shaped lot with  great view of Village, the Bay, wharf and  boats. An area of vary nice homes, 100  feet on Skyline Drive. Approximately 180  feet in depth. 913,900  TRAIL ISLANDS: Large waterfront lot  with small cove for moorage. Beautiful  view on Ihree sides. Excellent fishing  spot on your doorstep. Call & let us show  you this waterfront retreat. 917,900  ABBS ROAD: View of Bay area and  Georgia Strait Is yours from this beautiful  lot In areaof elaborate homes, Two blocks  to schools and shopping. 919,900  BEACH AVE: 87.5x208 lot, mostly  cleared wilh decorative trees left. Culvert and driveway. Close to park and  beach access. 915,000  SIMPKINS RD: Half acre view lot In  Davis Bayl 100x220 approximate size.  A few hundred feet to sandy beach,  school and store. Level land with a few  evergreens. 919,500  PINE ROAD: .97 acre, southern exposure cleared, water view. Quiet area with  little traffic. 919,000  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793  LANGDALE RIDGE SUBDIVISION:  Fantastic view lots. An area of new and  varied homes. Theee lota offer themselves to many different building locations. Enjoy privacy and the view of Howe  Sound. Priced from 912,900  SCHOOL & WYNGAERT ROADS:  Only 4 of thaw Duplex lota left. Beautiful view properties overlooking the Bay.  Close to schools and shopping. All  lota perfectly suited to slde-by-slde or  up-down duplex construction, priced at  515,500 and 919,500.  HILLCREST ROAD: Only $3,000 down!  Balance by Agreement for Sale will  purchase one of these beautiful view lots  at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. All  underground services so there Is nothing  to mar the view. These lota are cleared  and ready to build on. The ravine In front  will ensure your privacy. These lots  represent excellent value. Priced from  913,900  FIRCREST RD: Over 20 .nicely treed  building lota to choose from. 61x131.  We will arrange to have a home built  for you. Located a short drive down  Pratt Road. Priced at 99,700eech.  POPLAR LANE: Beautiful flat building  lot with view of North Shore Mountains.  Located on the and of a quiet cul-de-  eac only 1 block to Sunnycrest Mall  Shopping Centre and schools. AH services including sewer. Adjacent to gnus  playing field. 314,900  GLASSFORD RD: This must be Ihe best  buy on the market. 63x100 cleared.  Sewer and water connected. Culvert and  fill. Ready to build. 910,000  BURNS RD; Good building lot, ttx  130, on flat land In Gibsons Village. Four  blocks from Post Office, stores and  transportation. Lightly treed. Three  blocks from ocean. All services available. 911,000  SKYLINE DR: This 70x90x131x122  foot lot with expansive view ol the Bay  Area and Gibsons Village Is very well  priced. 911,900  GIBSONS VILLAGE: We offer you 1/3  of an acre of park-like property located  within Gibsons Village. Has creek flowing through this secluded private area  Needs imaginative owner to bring out  full potential. Offers to            $10,90011  ACREAGE  LANGDALE: 4.31 acres. Excellent holding property right across from the ferry  terminal. Langdale Creek is the eastern  boundary of this property. 939,500  CONRAD RD: Next to Camp Byng.  2Vi acres with limited access. Leek Crook  runs through this partially cleared level  acreage. Zoned for mobile homes. Excellenl lor your hobby farm. $19,900  SCHOOL ROAD: 1.56 acres adjacent to  the elementary school. Could be subdivided to lots. On sewer and all services.  $99,000  JAY VISSER DAVE ROBERTS  885-3300 1386-8040  htlp uionltd  foi itfli  foi ftnt  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Services Ltd.  885.2109  Journeyman Carpenter ��� finishing carpenter and cabinet maker.  If a quality job at a competitive  rate is what you are after, you've  found it, no job too big or small.  For a free estimate, call Guy  Curwen, at 885-5328, eves.     tfn  Certified Electrician, reasonable  rates, for house wiring and any  electrical repairs. Call Dave McDonald at 886-7150 between ten  a.m. and ten p.m. #8  Landscaping and Garden maintenance. Fruit Trees, ornamentals  pruned; hedges trimmed. Flower  gardens installed and maintained.  886-9294  tfn  Single workingman looking for  room mate to share rent on two  bedroom house, Gibsons. 886-  9259, or write Boi 51, Port Mellon, B.C. #8  Sewing Machine Repalrewver-  hauls, tune-ups, chemical  wash, parts for all makes. All  work guaranteed, 21 yrs.  experience. Phone Steve 885-  2691. tati  Wanted,   part-time  mechanic. 885-2030.  Copytron Copier. Take over  lease. Excellent condition.  886-2277.  Electrolux vacuum cleaner and  all attachments. Almost new.  $300firm. 886-7940. #7  Antique three-piece chesterfield  suite. Good shape. 886-2962.    #7  Smith-Corona office size typewriter "Super Speed". This older  model is in excellent condition  and is likely to appreciate in  value. First $85 secures. 885-  9210    (mornings,     weekends).  Greenhouse  8 ft., 7'/, in.xl2 ft., 8'/i in.  $750.00. See at Quality Farm  Supplies, Pratt Rd. 886-7527.  886-2912  Gibsons  Lawn Mower �����*  Chain  SELKIRK  CHIMNEYS  All Sizes A Kits  Beat Fried m Ce��t  IKV US  ��� Sechelt  motorcycle  tfn  Handyperson to maintain house  and answer telephone in lieu of  major part of rent; two minute  walk to Sechelt Centre, stay-at-  home-type, pensioner? Industrial  Zoning, bring your tools, work on  your projects or small business.  John Beuger, Box 1015, Sechelt.   #8  Is there a typewriter mechanic  out there somewhere (on the  Coast) who would like to service  the Coast News' typewriters?  886-2622. tfn  wonted  Wanted 1915 Ford Model T car  parts esp. wheels and tires.  Phone 926-4832 eves, weekends.  m  Wanted to buy: electric range in  good operating condition. 886-  2894, evenings. tfn  Ride from Sechelt to Pender  Harbour, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3:30 and 5 p.m.  Mary Milligan 883-9901. HI  Private Timber Wanted. Fir,  Cedar, Hemlock. Top prices paid.  Egmont Contracting Ltd. 886-  9066 or 883-9066. #9  Buggy: old style, redone, $30.  Sunbeam Deluxe blender, $10.  885-2468. #8  Maternity clothing size 16.  A well rounded selection. 886-  7980. ��  25 ft.  Vanguard self-contained  trailer   with   2000   watt   light  plant.   $5,500 o.b.o.   886-2565.  #9  A.E.G.Julcer. Brand new,  used only half a dozen times,  $80; 886-7742 between 10:30-  ll:30or3:00-4:00. #8  Wringer washer $25.00; 9.5  Johnson o.b. $200; canopy for  P.U. truck, $20; Also, want to  buy clinker boat. 886-9503.      *T  Combination wood and gas stove  with two large propane tanks.  Good condition. $150. 886-9410.   m  Baby high chair, good condition.  886-8001. #7  Viking automatic washer, very  good working order. Demo  given. $150. 885-5471 eves only.  #7  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032. tfn  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  ATTENTION LOGGERS  Alder, Maple Sawlogs wanted,  F.O.B., any B.C. saltwater dump.  Call   Jacobson-Phillips,   collect  684-6236. #13  Small acreage, no agents. Between Sechelt and Port Mellon.  Please phone 886-7831. #7  Getting new carpets? We will  remove your old ones. We want  remnants and/or used pieces,  also underlay. Call Coast News,  886-2622. tfn  30' stove, two door right hand  fridge, built in dish washer,  washer and dryer, in white or  gold. 886-9792. #8  Wanted, bunk bed, no mattress,  885-3967. #7  Hvc/loch  IMPORTANT NOTICE  of  PUBLIC MEETINGS  For those people living in the srea between West Sechelt to Secret Cove inclusive.  The draft settlement plan for Electoral Area 'B'  will be discussed at two public meetings:  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18,2:00 p.m.  Welcome Beach Community Hall,  Redrooffs Road, Halfmoon Bay  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21,7:30 p.m.  Home of Louis Vlgnal, next door to  the West Sechelt School on the  Norwest Bay Road.  You should receive a copy of the first draft  of the Settlement Plan In the mail. If not,  copies will be available at the Sunshine  Coast Regional District Office, 1248 Wharf  Road, Sechelt, B.C.  It Is Imperative that local residents have the opportunity to express their feelings about the future of the areas in which they live. We look forward to discussing your views of the Settlement  Plan as it has been drafted to date.  Ed Nicholson,  Director, Area 'B'  Two bedroom, beautiful view,  garden. One block from town,  schools and Gov't Wharf. Fridge,  stove and fireplace. Avail. Now.  $295.986-3765. #8  Three bedroom level house near  mall. Available 1st of March,  $285. Gibsons waterfront house  near post office, $150 per mo.  112-874-9574.  #8  Spacious duplex on North Road,  two bedrooms, utility, l'/i bathrooms and garage, available  March 1. $235. Phone 886-7625.  m  Fully furnished bach, cottage,  carport. Lower Roberts Creek  Rd. and Leek. $200. 886-2923.  Modern furnished bachelor suite  on Reid Rd., Gibsons, $160/  mo. Avail. Mar.   1.  886-7261.  1*8  Three bedroom house with view,  Stewart Rd., Gibsons, full basement, garage. Avail. Mar. 1.  $400.886-7037. #8  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  Cottages, weekly or monthly.  Housekeeping units, furnished.  T.V. Ritz Motel. 886-2401.      tfn  Room and Board: cosy rooms with  view. Home-cooked meals. 886-  9033. '  tfn  ATTN: BEACHCOMBERS:  One and two bedroom suites for  rent inn Central Gibsons. Child  (1) and pet welcome in 2 bedroom  suite. Refs, 1st & last mo. rent.  $200 and $250 plus utilities.  Box 33 c/o Coast News or 984-  0029. HI  12x68', 2 bdrm mobile home. 1  year old. 5 appliances, exc condition. Sorry no children, no  pets. $230 per mo. Sunshine  Coast Trailer Park. 886-9826.  Available immediately. tfn  LIVESTOCK HAULING  HORSESHOEING  Patrick Horvath 886-9845 eyes.  Geese,   $6.00  each.   885-3967.  #7  Horse Manure for Sale   886-2160 |fn_  Registered long hair Persian  kitten, all shots, male, two  months old, $100.886-7732.     #7  Free, one Nanny Sannan 1 yr.;  1 Nanny Le Mancha; 1 metal  fireplace $75; 1 furnace oil tank  200 gal. $80. 885-3410. #9  One large office and small store,  Lower Gibsons. View overlooking Howe Sound. Phone 581-  0995, collect. #9  Three bdrm trailer, furnished.  No pets. Prefer older quiet couple. $180 per mo. plus pad rental. Call 886-9058 for more Information. #7  Cozy 2 bdrm duplex suite. Located in Gibsons close to shopping. Suitable for older couple or  single person. $190 per month.  Phone 886-2975. #7  Two bedrm furnished mobile  home, $200. 886-2512 or 883-  9409; #7  2'/i bdrms., 4 appliances and  wood stove and fireplace, bsmt.  and above ground pool on double  lot with view. 886-9527. ��7  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. Sorry, no dogs.        tfn  Available Feb. 1, furnished 2  bedroom trailer. 2 bedroom side-  by-side duplex. Semi-furnished.  Bonnieebrook. Sorry, no dogs.  886-2887. tfn  3 bdrm duplex, 1,280 sq.ft.,  large livingroom, kitchen, dining  area, laundry room, two blocks  to schools and shopping. $300  per month. $325 with new appliances. 886-9890. tfn  Condominium: Three bedrooms  plus family room, l'/i baths,  carpets, $300 per mo. Call  886-7628. tfn  1 bedroom suite, furnished, in  Langdale. Use of washer and  dryer. $190. Non-smokers. 886-  2629.    #9  Fairview Road, 2 bdrm, w.w.  carpet, kitchen appliances, inc.  dishwasher, large Ivgrm w.fire-  place. $295/mo.886-7005.   #7_  Two mobile home pads available. Contact Sunshine Coasl  Trailer Parks. 886-9826. tfn  opportunity       wonUd to rent  FISH MARKET FOR SALE:  Inquiries: Box 795, Gibsons, B.C.  VON  1V0 or phone  886-7888.  #8  Valentine's Dance February 17:  9���1. Roberts Creek Hall. Dance  to 'Connection' (Ken Dalglcish).  Tickets NDP Bookstore and  Seaview Market. $4.00 each.    #7  LOCAL AM WAY DISTRIBUTOR  is helping many persons earn  money working 2���4 hours a day.  We can help you. For appointments, call 926-0807 or write  Paul J.Morris, 2375 Queens Ave.,  West Vancouver V7V2Y7.       #9  Cafe Nth. Okanagan, Lumby,  B.C. Leased to July 79. Fully  equipped, 39 seats, $17,500 or  land, building, cafe, equipment  & 2 apts., on 50x200' prime lot ���  $82,500 o.b.o. Owner. 826-  4848; 32915-3rd Ave., Mission,  B.C. Consider home or large boat  in trade or part trade. H9  Wanted: home for small male  dog, gentle with kids. Has dog  house, good watch dog but we  can't keep him. 886-9472.        1*8  Cottage/house unfurnished,  pref. 2 bdrm, in Roberts Creek.  885-2394. HI  Lady nd cat need a home to rent,  under $165 a month, with stove  and fridge if possible. Excellent  references for both the lady and  the cat. 886-7754. Gibsons Area.   ��  Young, responsible working  couple looking for small cottage  or near waterfront. No children  or pets. Year round rents.  886-7979. #7  To rent, furnished or unfurnished  houses. Phone 665-8054 or 886-  7811. Hi  Wanted to rent for month of  July, furnished ocean front  cottage, prefer Roberts Creek  area. Phone 112-298-5794 after  5 p.m. US  Cottage in Pender area for about  8 months, starting February.  Enquiries to Ian at the Coast  News, 886-2622.      ._ tfn  PUBLIC NOTICE  TO THE RESIDENTS OF  PENDER HARBOUR &  SURROUNDING AREA  THE PENDER HARBOUR VOLUNTEER  FIRE DEPARTMENT and MADEIRA  PARK AMBULANCE SERVICE wish to  invite you to an OPEN HOUSE on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, 1979, from  2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to celebrate the  opening of the new MADEIRA PARK  EMERGENCY SERVICES building located at the Madeira Park Fire Hall.  Refreshments will be served  TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO MEET YOUR  LOCAL VOLUNTEERS AND SEE HOW YOUR  FIRE AND AMBULANCE SERVICES OPERATE owtomotlvt  1973 Red Capri 2000 cc, buckets,  4-speed, TRK, A-l shape,  clean, no rust. $2,300. 886-  2581. #7  1974 Chev truck 350 cu. in.,  P.S.P.B. A.T., Mags, courtesy  Box, 49,000 mi., $2,900. 886-  7755 after 5. ��9  1970 Maverick���6 cyl. 3 speed  stand. Radio. New clutch, brakes,  rubber (studded winters), not an  oil burner. Has 65,000 Manitoba  miles, economical for the whole  family. $950. 886-9519 or 886-  9416. #7  1969 Chev Vi ton���V-8���4-speed,  Posi-trac, 56,000 miles, no rust.  $1,200,886-7930. #7  'h ton Mercury with canopy,  V-8 automatic, no rust, all in good  shape. $1,100.886-9724. fl  Rare 1969 Barracuda fastback,  318 automatic, bucket, AM Radio  etc. $1,500 firm. 886-9992.       ��9  opportunitie/  automotive  . Hours:  Fri. SSat.  Ilia.in.���5p.m.  Appomim- ntsanylime  Call 886-7621  NINE WAYS TO MAKE MONEY  We will show you how to turn  spare time into cash, part time at  home.  Write P.J.M. & Co., P.O. Box  91331, W. Vancouver, B.C.  V7V3N9. #11  RHrtMRBRkinkWKWstKKWi  Bob Kelly Clean-Up  Basements ��� Yards eGarages  ��� Anything  Dumplruek for hire  7 days a week  886-9433 Box 131. Gibsons  tfn  ���juififit'k'k^c^'ArA^^'Ai'k >V��i "kk  NOW OPEN IN OUR NEW  SHOW ROOM. PREMIUM  CARS-TRUCKS  1978 Ford F-250 4x4  Elec.winch, 20,000 km.  1978 Cougar XR7  Blue with white vinyl top  Air-conditioned, 21,000 km.  1977 Cougar XR7  Metallic green, Michelin  tires, 20,000 mi.  1976 OldamobUe Delta Royal,  Metallic silver, burgundy  crush velour int., stereo,  air condition. Premium Auto.  only 20,000 mi.  1977 LTD II Light Blue  4 dr., air-conditioning  1976 Ford F-150 Supercab  Explorer PKG, 390 V8,  Rear bench seat c/2 Ford cpy.  1975 Ford Gran Torino  4 dr. sedan, real clean.  1976 Ford E-100 window van  Lined & insulated, semi-  camperized, captains chairs,  ali new tires, 28,000 mi.  1975 Bulck Leaabre 4 dr.HTP  Loaded with all options,  incl. air-condition. Premium.  1977 Coachmen 5th Wheel  35' model with roof air, patio  door, like new inside and out  Copping'�� Car Town Sales Ltd.  885-3515  Across from Sechelt Legion  MDL00623A    "  mobile home/  197012x45 Leader Mobile Home,  fully furnished, 2 bedrooms with  attached sundeck. $7,500. Call  Marcia at 886-7804 or 885-  2201. #7  mobile home/  Coast News, February 13,1979  1973 Ford 4x4 pick up V8 4-  speed. Insulated canopy, wide  wheels, newly painted. Asking  $4,200, o.b.o. Phone 886-9674  anytime. #8  VW Baja Bug, big tires, FG  fenders, rebuilt engine. Looks  good. Runs good. $650. 886-  2466 after 5 p.m. #8  1969 GMC '/i-ton, $700. o.b.o.  886-9868. US  1968 GMC  '/.ton $400;  14 ft.  fibreglass   runabout   $200;   air  hockey   table   $200.   886-7037.  US  motorcycle/  Suzuki PE 250 Enduro. Low  miles, excellent condition. 886-  2975. #8  1977 Custom Harley Davidson  Sportster, gloos black, chromed  and polished. Rebuilt top end.  Need  Cash.  $3,600.   886-7074.  "" "������   ��� '  - -m-  C.M.H.C. Approved 14' and  Double Wide mobile homes  on sewered lots now available. 10'/i% interst. 25 yr.  mortgage, 5% down on total  cost of home and lot. Down  Pmt. starts as low as $1,695.  NOW ON DISPLAY  NEW UNITS  3 MONTHS  FREE RENT  with purchase  14x70 Atco - 3 B.R. Extra  large L.R. Latest cook & clean  centre. Fully furnished and  carpeted throughout.  24x48 Atco - 2 B.R. & den  2 full bathrooms, full lap  siding, 16" eaves, 3rd gable  roof.    Tastefully    decorated.  Used Units:  12x68 Manco - 2 B.R. Front  kitchen with patio doors.  All appliances. Fully carpeted  Like new.  24x48 Statesman - 2 B.R. &  Den. All appliances.  24x42 Colony - 3 B.R. Partially furnished.  10x50 Chickasha - 2 B.R. plus  large addition set up on large  corner lot.  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  1 mile Wof Gibsons,Hwy 101  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph. 886-9826  "cjoiit*  HOMIS  mmma  tmnatwrn  12x55  Esta Wbt.   2   B.R.,  Fridgti ft\e,Vdishwasher.  Mcellent Condition  Will Del. or Pad Avail.  24x40   Highwood,    2   B.R.,  Ensuite Bath. Last of low-  priced    Doubles.    Available  for immediate del.  1979 models in stock now  We have available:  24x60; 24x52; 24x48; 24x44  CMHC Homes Now Available  Bank Mortgages Available  Coast Mobile Homes Ltd.  Box 966, Sechelt, B.C.  885-9979  "across from the Legion"  MDL00623A  mortal  Mobile Safeway 10x40' home.  2 bdrm. Completely furnished,  $4,000 firm. 886-2512/886-  9409. #7  1973 Chancellor 12x68 mobile  home, 2 bdrms, separate dining  area with built-in china cabinet.  Large sliding windows. Unfurnished, lots of cupboards. Has  Franklin Fireplace and drapes.  $12,000o.b.o. Call 885-9053.    #9  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lots.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  886-9826. tfn  National Treat Realty  HOUSEBOAT-$15,900  Lynnwood Marina, North Van  Viat house can you buy for  4.5,900? This onel One or two  bdrms. Call Myrna Chapman at  926-3976 or 922-7701, National  Trust, Suite C1451 Marine Drv.,  West Vancouver. V7T1B8.       #9  Modern 1300 sq.ft., 3 bedroom  home, fireplace, basement,  workshop, patio with brick Bar.  BQ. Also large garage, all on 1  acre on Pratt Rd. -fea^O^  $46,500.886-9154. tfa_  5 year old duplex plus two adjacent duplex lots, terrific view,  priced below village asses.  Make offer on all or part. 886-  2908. #9  Langdale 2'/i years old, spacious  2 bedrooms, finished bsmt., 2  fireplaces, 2 bathrms, 85x165 lot,  4 appliances, drapes. Owner  transferred must sell. Bring offers. $52,500.886-9692. #9  Duplex Lower Gibsons, $56,000.  Phone 886-2572, daytime, 886-  2383 & 886-7914 eves. #10  A number to note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  SSBBBSBBSSSHSSSSSSSSSi  Miller  Marine Electronics  Dccca Marine Radar  S&TVHF&SSB&  Universe CB  See Lome or Lee  Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  saasaaasassaaafl  GARDEN BAY MARINE  SERVICES LTD.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  15'6*    Sidewing    Hourston  Glascraft   (new)   ���   $3,000;  18' Sabrccraft 140  Merc - $4,900; 17' K&C  Thermoglass, 115 HP Evinrude ��� $2,800 50 HP Merc  Outboard ��� $600; Detroit  Diesels ��� One 471 (in line);  3-cylinder     Nissin      diesel.  Boat Moving  & Covered  Winter  Storage.  Call Garden Bay  Marine Services Ltd.  883-2722 or evenings 883-2602  14' f.g. wide beam sports boat  with full controls. 25 h.p. Evinrude Sportstwin electric, twin  tanks and all gear, $1,400. 886-  2794. #7  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  16 ft. fiberglass  canoe,   $225;  12    ft    fiberglass    speedboat,  $250. Twin Power Head Alaskan  ��� Mill Stihl 070's, $450. 885-2866  f afterSp.rh." #9  Guess Where  21' woodhull deck twelve years  old, deck and cabin refinished in  fiberglass. 110 h.p. Volvo, in-  board-outboard. Runs well.  Leg needs work and some re-  finishing required. $3,000.  885-9038. tfn  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded for the correct location of the above drawn  from the barrel. Send your entries to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons Last  week's winner was Mrs. Betty Tucker of Roberts Creek, who correctly Identified  the viewpoint atop Soames Hill, Granthams.  motlnt  IAN MORROW  A   CO.   LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  property  Two bedroom house In Gibsons,  beautilul view. Lot 90x140,  1,000 sq.ft. inside. Asking  $42,000. Phone 886-9259 or write  Box Sl, Port Mellon, B.C.        #8  Beautiful ocean view lot. Gower  Point area. By owner. Cash offers  886-2887. tfn  tiovcl  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered  "Travel Agent""-'"  best quality  greenhouses  (Eden)  we have a  dealership  come in and see  we deliver  885-3818  b.c. fi yukon  HELP WANTED: Mobile Home  Serviceman, Williams Lake.  Capable of working with minimum supervision. Good salary,  allowances, incentives. Full time  position. Send resume to Box 248,  c/o the Tribune, 188 N. 1st Ave.,  Williams Lake, B.C. #7  HELP WANTED: Refrigeration  Mechanic to work on Vancouver  Island. Year round work. Small  expanding shop. Must be versatile, top quality commercia.'  service man. Marine experience an  asset. Top wage. TZ or 3rd year  appttintifit. Bfty Jfrfr, Ellington..  B.C. '   #7  HTusic Weavers  New 4 Used  Albums k Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  t       888-9737      *  b.c.C yuhon  AUTOMOBILES: Jeep parts,  new and used for all Jeeps 1942  to 1978. Huge stock. Low prices.  Gemini Sales, 4736 E.Hastings,  Burnaby. 112-294-2623. #7  REAL ESTATE: Retirement  bungalow, Parksville, for sale by  owner. Central location. 2-bed-  room, ensuite. Shake roof. Intercom, handmade kitchen cabinets. New, $49,500. Reply Box  205, Qualicum Beach. 752-  9535. #7  frshm  ���Rots paste it... >j  Jtoejvudwflf  Thai'* how tait a r Unified  owl ad work*! Clear out  unwanted article! and  tool  *   ana (  THE NUMBER  TO REMEMBER  885-2235  Vancouver  689-5838  (24 hrs.)  (24 hrs.)       E.&O.E.  Box 128  AGENCIES LTD.  Sechelt  WE ARE AS CLOSE AS YOUR PHONE  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  Call now for our FREE Real Estate Catalogue  THIS WEEK 20% OFF  Our Biggest  Sole Ever  (N% Ml N r��� sksw rm sarat)  Win a 14"  Color T.V.  Jest main sere  yew have yeer  Seeheh Agency-card  roglstomlat  Campbell's Sept.  Start.  Use your cord for  Special Sals Discounts,  This week show  our cashier your  cord and rtcthi  ��� 10% Discount  off all regular  Yew Mar, thty  my, Is l3Vi��  It'i o full Dolor  row at oar itoro.  ��-Targef,  when will  we make  it?  NEW SPRING STOCK  Utfoi Draitoi  Co irmmlit  lm*nm   T-Shirti  I*"*** ikoai  Stocks     Tori  Corns in and  took around  Vis your  SschsffAasnciss  Card for 20%  mmmDiscount  on allregufar  merchandise.  DEPARTMENT STORE  John R. Goodwin says  Before or after shopping at CAMPBELL'S  DEPARTMENT STORE, dine at the VILLAGE  RESTAURANT.  You're always a winner with good food at the  VILLAGE RESTAURANT, corner of Inlet and  Cowrie Streets, Sechelt, B.C.  GEORGE AND RENE FLOROS would like you  to enjoy their hospitality.  4. With Sechelt Agencies Ltd. numbered card ���  FREE COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS between  1:30 p.m. and 2:.30 p.m. on FEBRUARY 15,20,  and 21,1979.  5. If you need a numbered card, have any queries, or if you have a buying or selling real estate problem, phone SECHELT AGENCIES  LTD., 885-2235,24 hours.  1  Corner of  Trail and Cowrie  Write P.O. ox 128  Sechelt, B.C,  VON 3AO  N?      4501  AGENCIES LTD.  JOHN H. GOODWIN, C.A.  Sechelt: 885-2235 24 hrs. Vane: 689-5338 24 hrs.  PHONE 885-2235 (24 his.) FOR A FREE  CATALOGUE OF REAL ESTATE OR ASK FOR  A CARD IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE ONE.  SAVE THIS CARD  AND READ OUR LOCAL  ADVERTISEMENTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS  THE FIRST FIVE PERSONS TO TURN IN  THEIR CARD TO JOHN R. GOODWIN IN PERSON  BETWEEN 9 a.m. & 10 p.m. ON MARCH 16,1979  WILL EACH RECEIVE A CHEQUE FOR $50.oo  I AM 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER & ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIVING   FROM SECHELT AGENCIES LTD. & GIVE PERMISSION FOR MY NAME TO BE  PRINTED IN A LOCAL PAPER UNTILTHE FINAL NUMBER HAS BEEN PRINTED  j2Ld��L&L�� Only  Signed  Name (Print)   Address (Print)  Phone No.  w* 14.  Coast News, February 13,1979.  TRAIL BAY SPORTS  2nd ANNUAL    ^  MARINE & TACKLE SALE  GIBSONS ��� Sunnycrest Mall 888-8020  SECHELT - Cowrie Street 885-2512  FEBIS'" - 17  mm

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