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Array Legislative Library,      $0.1  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia  The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15* per copy on newsstands  �� MSI ataasJataOaa Nt. 4TIS  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  July 31,1979  Volume 32,Numbe- .11  Sakinaw crossing  Hydro may reconsider  After i July 23 meeting with Sakinaw Lake representatives,  a reconsideration may be given to the proposed 500 kv transmission line crossing of Sakinaw Lake.  Environment Minister Rafe Mair and Eamon Crawley, manager of Hydro's systems design division, landed on Sakinaw  Lake July 23, Monday morning, for an hour-long meeting with  Sakinaw Lake and Pender Harbour representatives.  Mair and Crowley toured the lake from the south to north end  accompanied by Joe Harrison and Howie White of Pender Harbour, and Ivo Cargnelli and Bruce Barclay of Sakinaw Lake.  After a short tour of the area   near to Klein Lake and North  to be crossed by the proposed  500 kv transmission line, Mair  commented, "Sure it's beautiful. That's the problem, all  of British Columbia is beautiful."  A new alternate route was  proposed by representatives  to go north of Sakinaw Lake.  Eamon Crowley has said that  he will prepare a study of the  new route on technical feasibility.  The route proposed to Mair  at the meeting, following the  lake tour, would go on the  west side of Sechelt Inlet to  Earl's Cove passing on its way  At Port Mellon  Lake to Nelson Island, running  close to existing power lines  then to the south side of West  Lake and on to Cape Coburn  underwater to Teiada Island  and finally underwater to  Dunsmuir on Vancouver Island.  Although passing near  Klein and North Lake the line  might not be visible and only  partly visible on the south side  of West Lake, according to Joe  Harrison.  "It now appears thst a substantial number of people are  going to voice complaints from  Earl's Cove and North Lake,"  Harrison said in a recent interview.  Hydro says that a review is  being made of the route but  two problems remain���a substantial amount of private property would be crossed and  the provincial cabinet would  have to approve on the takeoff point from Earl's Cove  across the Ambrose Lake  Ecological Reserve.  On July 24, Mair said a  public hearing regarding the  proposed line was being considered on the condition that  no question was made of line  justification.  Howard White continued to  press Mair on July 23 on the  issue of line justification and  release of the Shaffer report  but no new reply was given  regarding either question.  White also reiterated to  Mair that Sunshine Coast and  Sakinaw Lake residents were  as much opposed to one line as  any other.  Grievances discussed  Environment Minister Rafe Mair at centre front takes a last look at  Sakinaw Lake before boarding his plane back to Victoria on July 23  after meeting with Sakinaw Lake and Pender Harbour residents  Vicinity Plan amendment causes furor  regarding the proposed Sakinaw Lake transmission line crossing.  Also shown are Ivo Cargnelli of Sakinaw Lake, second from far right,  and Joe Harrison of Pender Harbour at far right.  by Carol Berger  Sechelt developers scrap over rezoning  Opposition by Henry Hall to a proposed amendment to the  Sechelt Vicinity Plan by Pebble Holdings, followed by a rebuttal  from Stan Anderson of Pebble Holdings, was heard at the July  2ct Sunshine Coast Regional District Planning Committee meeting.  After some discussion on which party would make the first  ten minute presentation, it wu agreed that Henry Hall should  begin as he was the party opposing the amendment.  The amendment to Bylaw 109 would enable an industrial  zoning to six lots (Lots 30 to 36) adjacent to the dusk marsh area  in Sechelt.  only two spoke against the  rezoning," the letter read in  part.  The letter continued to say,  "It is obvious that the stall  tactic by Mr. Hall is motivated  by his self-interest in pushing, these are the things you can  his floundering Industrial Park get into.''  Lawyer H. Suiger, on behalf  of Henry Hall, pointed out the  close proximity of the marsh,  200 yards distant, and residential areas to the north,  esst, and west of the lots.  "If you're going to change  these lots to an industrial use,  you have to' be concerned  about the image," Suiger  said.  "Sometimes the word  'developer' is a very negative  word. It is the duty of the  Board to give some stability  to planning.  "You are told today that  there Is going to be someone  manufacturing windows. If  you even look at these six lots  today you say, "They're not  that bad,' but who is going to  be there tomorrow? You hsve  no   assurance   that   these  this application to rezone was  held March 26, 1979, and was  attended by approximately  sixty people. Our records  show that out of sixty persons,  in Wilson Creek."  According to the letter, Pebble Holdings is not seeking the  amendment for financial gain  "as the Lots are presently  finished product with equal  land in Porpoise Bay rezoned  profitability." i to Tourist Commercial for a  mmm*      ��� ,...-'    'f��teL���  During Bulger'saddress to * The^Bbard agreed  there  the   Board,    Suiger   said,  were too many items involving  "These  lot  owners  should Henty Hall and Pebble Hold-  have sought legal councU- jngs to come t0 8 decision on  the    proposed    amendment  during that meeting.  Workers and management  met from July 23 to 25 at  Canadian Forest Products in  Port Mellon to discuss grievances presented during the  July 17 walkout.  Present during the meetings were LRB representative  Brian William, General Manager of LRB for Canfor Jake  Hoist, Group Vice-President  of Pulp in Vancouver Harry  MacDonald and representatives of union and company  standing committees, as stipulated during the strike talks  between Local 1119 negotiators, Labour Relations Board  and Canfor management.  "The major problem is that  the credibility of Canfor is on  the line. If they move on these  items like they say they're  going to���great, but if they  don't there could be trouble,"  Vice-President of negotiations  Dave Gant told the Coast  News following the meetings.  "I can foresee problems, In-  plant troubles," he said.  Many of the Hems were  "mutual objectives���training,  ventilation," according to  Canfor Production Manager  JimEarle.  "Definitely we do go a-  head with the commitments  we make. We have already  started to act on some of these  items. We certainly intend to  complete all of them," he  said.  Management has agreed  to a locker-shower room complex outside the recovery  department, external to work  area, as an immediate priority  item.  The issue of a shortage of  trained men for departments  has been dealt with by an  agreement for a .minimum of  two jobs trained ahead in  every area.  Renovations to ventilation  and air conditioning systems  is scheduled to begin in the  Please tum to page fifteen  The letter from Stan Anderson closed by stating to the  planning committee the "far  greater negative impact on the  Village, the ecology, and the  people in general," from Mr.  Hall's ' endeavours  to  have  he hardworking Gibsons  Sea Cavalcade committee  have just about wrapped up  the preparations for this  year's Sea Cavalcade. A full  program of the Sea Cavalcade  events is to be found on Page  Eight of this week's insert.  Would-be  participants   in  the Challenge Tug-of-War are  reminded that pre-registration  owners will stay with these is possible at the Cedars Inn.  zoned for duplex, and Pebble  Holdings could market the  Schedule of events inside  Finishing touches being  put to Sea Cavalcade  children.  A feature of the Cavalcade  again this year will be the  Cavalcade Tennis Tournament  for which registration is  possible at Trail Bay Sports.  There will be a prize for the  Best Decorated Vessel in the  Float-Afloat Contest.  Once again, for a full  line-up of the Cavalcade  attractions, turn to Page Eight  of the insert to this week's  Coast News.  businesses," he continued.  The proposed uses for the  lots are a mini-warehouse,  window outlet, body shop,  sheet metal shop and salal  packaging plant,  As outlined last week, the  ten-man teams will compete in  a Heavyweight Division and a  a'.ightweight Division. Light-  wflight teams must have a  minimum of five ladies. Cost  When asked what Sechelt of entry is $1.00 per person  Council's preference wss, Dir- and liquid prizes will be given  ector Nelson said, "Whst we to the winning teams,  would like is a service/Indus- Beardless    men    without  trial zone with listed uses." Smoothie Buttons are warned  Suiger suggested thst if it that the public abuse stocks  Bluff sewer  development  no tax burden  Gibsons taxpayers will not cany any extra tu load because of  the Bluff sewer development.  Alderman Marshall and Village Clerk Jack Copland have  pointed out some salient bets concerning the Bluff sewerage  proposal that were not Included In last week's Coast News report on municipal affairs In Gibsons Village.  "The provincial government picks 75% of tha debt tha Village Incurs because of approved loans fat thla project," said  Jack Copland, "and that together with other granta and a sur-  suiger suggested mat it it mat tne puoitc apuse stocss     .    ^ n^uined |��� the ������,,, operation for axtaoidlnaiy  were to be zoned service/to- and stockades will be set up   ���-,���,,, Jeaves Gftsons with Ism than J5�� lo pay on s^ del-  dustrisl, "It would have to be for the entire weekend, All of  |���,^ITOWe4j, AndthlalaatwIllbopaldfSfoatal revenues from  Sea Cavalcade arrives with the naming of this year's  Sea Cavalcade Queen. Queen Maureen Forsyth,  Miss Qlbsons Fire Department, stands with First  Princess Karin Achterberg, Miss Qlbsons Chamber  NDP claims  of Commerce and Second Princess and Miss Congeniality Carta Paetkau, Miss Qlbsons Realty. The girls  were crowned Saturday, July 28, at the pageant held  at the Elphinstone Secondary School.  Washington nuclear - BC danger  a foot traffic type, no heavy you   smooth-shaven   fellows  traffic." had best provide yourselves  In a letter of rebuttal to with a Smoothie Button I  Henry Hall's opposition,  Anderson disputed Hell's previous allegations regarding  support of the amendment.  "If we did not have the support of the Council, the application would not be before  you. If we did not have the  consent of the citizens of the  VUlsge, the Council could not  have seat our zoning application to Victoria for ratification  ...public meeting concerning  The Cavalcade Committee  seeks to draw attention to the  Poster Contest to be judged at  Dougal Park at 11:00 a.m. on  Saturday, August 4, along  with Bike and Costumes for  ���1  See Page 12  for  Hospitality Directory  the sewage system over the ensuing years.  "And that," adds Copland, "will be done without Incnaa-  Ing the sewerage user rate or the panel charge." Tho sewerage  system Is a self-liquidating operation, It waa pointed oat, paying  for Its own debt and coat of operation.  It la calculated that the revenue* from the S6 lots on the Bhff  will actually aid the sewerage system to continue aa Ha 1973  user rates. "Far from being a burden on the taxpayer In the village, the Bluff project will be a benefit to everyone," Alderman  Marshall told the Coaat Newa, "and there win, of course, be a  public hearing before any final decision Is mads."  Glbaona haa 12 1/2 miles of sewer lines of which more than  half haa been Installed by Village work crswa since 1973. And  now, apart from smaller projects auch aa Park and Road Roada,  the Bluff is the last large section of the Village to be serviced  with sewer lines.  VICTORIA���Construction of s  msssive nuclesr power complex at Sedro Wooley, Washington, would create a serious  risk to the economic livelihood  as well as the health of the  population of southern British  Columbia, a brief by by B.C.  New Democratic Party caucus  said today.  The brief was submitted to  formal hearings of the U.S.  Atomic Safety and Licensing  Board in Seattle and was released here simultaneously.  Presenting the 1,500 word  brief in Seattle were: Robert  Skelly (NDP���Alberni), caucus environment critic; Chris  D'Arcy (NDP���Rossland-  Trail) caucus energy critic;  and Gordon Hanson (NDP���  Victoria).  The brief pointed out that  the $3.1 billion nuclear power  plant proposed by the Puget  Sound Power and Light Co. for  Sedro Wooley, only thirty-  five miles south of the international boundary, would affect the bulk of B.C.'s population if an accident occurred. Added to the potential for human error, one of the  causes of the Three-Mile  Island incident, were considerable geological factors.  Sedro Wooley is near the Mt.  Baker volcanic cone and also  straddles two fault lines.  Almost  1  million  British  tied weather, up to 2 million  British Columbians living  within two hundred miles of  the plant would be at risk from  radiation fallout.  The brief pointed out that  such an accident would play  Columbians live within fifty hsvoc with the agricultural,  miles (eighty kilometres) fishing, and tourist indus-  of Sedro Wooley and would be tries���among the prinicpai  within the zone for automatic economic foundations of  evacuation in the event of an southwestern British Colum-  accident worse than exper- bia. The damage would be  ienced at Three-Mile Island, long-lasting contamination of  If the wind were blowing north the soil and waters.  or northwest at the time, as it V.S. requirements limit  frequently does during unset- p|eiue |Urn to page nine  For 35 years the Sunshine Coast's most widely read newspaper!  t  MS Coast News, July 31,1979  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday.  by G lassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1VO or 886-7817  Editor-  Jo/in Burnside  Photographer���  Ian Corrance  Office Manager���  M.M. Joe  Production Manager-  Sharon L. Berg  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  British Columbia: $15.00 per year; $10.00 for six months  Canada, except B.C.: $16.00 per year  United States and Foreign: $20.00 per year  Advertising���  Darcia Randall  Ian Corrance  Reporter���  Carol Berger  Copysetting���  Joan Robb  Community Services Society  Even (hose of us who are not directly  involved with the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society must be aware of  (he society in one or another of its manifestations. Perhaps it is through an  elderly neighbour who finds the regular  visit of a homemaker a great blessing.  Many of our elderly residents are enabled  to retain their independence in their twilight years through the simple thoughtful expedient of a homemaker's occasional visit. Perhaps it is through an  awareness of the Minibus and the part it  plays in solving the crucial question of  transportation for our elderly and handicapped. Perhaps it is through knowing  sonic young person who has benefitted  through contact with Alternate Education  or a Child Care Worker.  li has been said that a society's worth  can be guaged in the way it takes care of  Its young and its elderly and the Sunshine  Coast Community Services Society, an  organization largely of volunteers, goes a  long way towards easing the lot of the  young and the old in our part of the  world.  For those who directly benefit, of  course, none of this needs saying. They  know what advantages accrue to them  through the good offices of the Community Services Society. The rest of us may  need reminding of the role played by the  Society in our communities. We may  need reminding also that the Sunshine  Coast Community Services Society is part  volunteer and part provincial funding and  that the provincial funding available depends to a considerable extent on the  local funding raised.  Let's make our appreciation concrete.  A Sustaining Membership is $20, and  local businesses can contribute as Corporate members to the extent of $40. It is  little enough to ease the lot of the elderly  and provide some hope for the troubled  young. The cheque from the Coast News  is in the mail this week. Won't you join  us? The Community Services Society  needs and deserves our help.  Nuclear border  We concur with the group of NDP  MLA's who travelled recently to Washington to protest the construction of a  nuclear power plant fifty-five kilometres  from the Canadian border. The group  sent a telegram urging Prime Minister  Joe Clark to take a hand in the discussions since, given the prevailing winds,  any radiation leaks from the Sedro  Wooley plant would come straight across  the border. A major accident would see it  necessary to evacuate the city of Vancouver and yet neither the federal nor provincial governments seem to have anything to say about the location of the  plant.  Can there be any reason for the loca  tion of such a plant in such a place other  than the fact that should anything go  wrong, the ill effects would not be felt by  the State of Washington? Can there be  any justification for our governments  having nothing to say about the matter?  Something like seventy percent of the  people of British Columbia are clustered  in the South-West corner of the province,  which corner would have to be evacuated  in the course of a major accident. Couple  this with the information that the plant  site is on the side of Mount Baker, apparently a still-active volcano, and the conviction grows that someone up there in  the halls of government is asleep at the  switch.  Parochialism and the arena  Director Ed Nicholson of Area B is  opposed to Area B and C supporting the  Sechelt Arena. He says he is being  asked, Why us? and he can't give any  answer. So the tortured saga of the  Sechelt Arena goes on.  Nicholson and the people of Area B  who ask the question are quite right, we  feel. The arena should be supported on a  regional-wide basis if it serves a regional-  wide function.  It begins to be apparent that the piecemeal approach to providing regional  recreation is not satisfactory. Our scattered pockets of population are none of  them large enough to supply decent rec  reational facilities. Fortunately, there  has been in the Regional Board's support  of the Pender pool evidence of late that  some co-operative give-and-take is starting to be possible. The sooner the better,  and not for the Sechelt Arena, poor misplaced entity, alone.  Oh, and by the way, Director Nicholson, on the subject of parochialism, take a  look at the map. You may live on the  Sechelt Peninsula but about two thirds of  the people in the regional district of  which you are the chairman do not. The  Sechelt Peninsula stretches from Sechelt  to Earl's Cove, Ed. A lot of people  around here don't live on it.  .from the files of Coast News  r WWm  V.  FIVE YEARS AGO  Derrick Humphries, chairman of  Ihe task force for Human Resources  Society, recommends that the Sunshine Coast be one of the areas to  have such a society.  Sechelt's Municipal Clerk Neil  Sutherland leaves to return to Chet-  wynd.  Construction continues to eliminate  the infamous S-turn one mile west of  Gibsons on Highway 101.  TEN YEARS AGO  Senior Secondary principal and  municipal alderman Tom Elwood,  described as a 'livewire', Is leaving  Gold River to take up residence in  Gibsons. Elwood, who is to be principal at Elphinstone, describes the  decision to leave Gold River where he  lived for two years, as the second  hardest decision he ever had to make.  The first was getting married.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  Dr. Walter Burtnlck landed a fifty-  pound salmon in Jervis Inlet  last  week.  The people of Gambier Island have  decided to forego the new school  building in order that Gibsons Elementary School should have a full-sized  activity room  TWENTY YEARS AGO  Michael Douglas Poole of Granthams Landing has been awarded the  Dudley A. White Scholarship at  Washington and Lee University for  'deserving journalism'.  A subdivision with a great future Is  now on the market, Harold Wilson of  Totem Realty announces. Georgia  Views, the former Dougall Bluff,  provides ninety-two lots, many of  which have views unequalled In British Columbia.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Pender Board of Trade and Sechelt  Motor Transport owner Cecil Lawrence have complained about the fact  that Sechelt Motor Transport have  been excluded from the Powell River-  Vancouver market. Service will be  provided by Powell River buses with a  'closed door' policy on the Sunshine  Coast.  THIRTY YEARS AGO  Howe Sound Co-operative Canning  Association in a letter to the Gibsons  Board of Trade has pointed out that  freight rates are liable to drive them  out of business. Letter points out that  freight costs on a case of jam going to  Alberta are as high between Gibsons  and Vancouver as between Vancouver  and Alberta.  5 V ��  or -  m  *   *  _��___%*$&  OaalOa^milWiN**"  The mountain central to this photo was known to tha aboriginal  Sechelts as TUH-KOSS , "Old One-Eye". After the earth had bean  shaped, the spirit of a creator god had inhabited this peak, to stand  watch with its single eye over the shores and waters of Princess  Louisa Inlet. Every traveller came under the gaze of this timeless  guardian. The Sechelts knew its power. "No amount of explanation," said the late Reg Paull, "could flick the veils from Its complexity." James Macdonald felt Its Influence subconsciously sixty years  ago, and dedicated his lifetime to the perpetuation of natural beauty  here. Fifteen years ago the Department of Recreation and Conservation gazetted Princess Louisa Provincial Park. Fittingly, the place  was to be protected legally as well as spiritually���the only Inlet to be  granted such security. Now that law Is to be breached. Only a small  eyesore is to be Inflicted, so we ara told. If a forty acre patch Is only a  small eyesore, then surely it also represents a stand of timber so  inconsequential that It can be spared. And why should wa believe  that the inviolate law of yesterday, twisted and bent today, will not In  future days be broken in the name of conservation to allow hillsides of  the waterway whose name has become synonymous with unspoiled  nature to be stripped to the last tree merely because it Is there?  George Band photo, courtesy Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.  L.R. Peterson  ���'i^mmmWam*  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  >*  **  George Matthews  Please be guided to the  letter on Page Three from my  friend Jack 'The Ostrich' Pope  of Chatelech SeromU*  School, who gallantly remains  In the lists In defence of the  school system. Since my men*  tal meandering) this week  take the form of a letter In  response to Jack's, the reader  may be well advised to contemplate the most recent salvo  from the educational establishment before undertaking  my assault on the same.  My Dear Ostrich: Thank  you for your reply to my most  recent observations on the  school system. It is a pleasure, indeed, to exchange  views with a gallant opponent,  whatever the discrepancy in  views.  Now, with the niceties of  civilized exchange assuaged,  let's get at it. Your letter, sir,  leaves me with a "This is  where I came in" sort of feeling. The figure of three percent for drop-outs is the selfsame figure that got me mad  in the first place. It is arrived  at by counting everyone from  Kindergarten to Grade 12. As  I pointed out to the administrator somewhat senior to  yourself, not many drop out of  Kindergarten.  Surely, even to one of your  sandy perspective, it should  be apparent that a truer figure would be arrived at by  comparing the number of  hopefuls entering high school  with the number who graduate from that institution.  I say thirty percent fewer  graduate than enter. If I'm  wrong, show me but don't  give me the official twaddle  about three percent.  And perhaps, in all fairness, 1 should pause and make  perfectly clear that my main  criticisms are directed at the  high school level. In my experience, and I have taught both  in elementary school and in  high school, the elementary  programs are generally much  better, much more in tune  with the student than is the  case in high school. I believe  that it is at the high school  level that our educational  system runs into serious difficulties and that those difficulties are caused by the administrative set-up.  My friend the Ostrich says  that he does not feel that  'school' beyond the age of  sixteen is for everyone and  says 'our own politicians are  seriously considering a Grade  Ten Leaving Certificate.' Is  not much of the problem delineated here? Why is our professional educator waiting for  the politicians to decide whst  is educationally desirable?  The very attitude of passive  acquiescence on the part of  educators to the political establishment bespeaks autocracy.  ' If any history of this country  worthy of the name were  taught in our schools, my  friend the Ostrich would see  as clearly as I do that at the  present time the educational  system resembles nothing  more closely than the French  Imperial System of the Seventeenth Century. To assure that  the colony would be loyally  obedient to the throne of  France, they used to appoint  two colonial leaders���often  at cross-purposes. The governor was in charge of the army  and was always, as is the way  with army leaders, short of  money. The intendant was in  charge of the budget and considered successful if he kept  the spending down. Both were  automatically at loggerheads  and thus far-away Paris  retained control.  In the school system, it is  the superintendent and secretary-treasurer and the system  is designed, in this case, to  keep the power centralized in  Victoria. The model is of centralized power having its  effect from the top from power  level to power level. Each  level is in turn obsequious and  authoritarian towards the  upper and lower levels respectively and that, Mr. Ostrich,  is authoritarian.  Now all this has little to do  with children, it might well be  objected. But it has a lot to do  with children. The authoritarian structure which sees  determined and single-minded mediocrities reach the  middle levels of power,  ranging from principals to  superintendents, is generally  conducive to low morale on the  part of the only educators  worth talking about. The  classroom teacher is the one  who does the job after all the  jargon has been uttered and  the reports filed. After all is  said and done, education takes  place    in    the    classroom  between teacher and student  and too often the classroom  teacher is bedevilled and harassed by pompous nonentities who can neither teach  nor let others teach in peace  and who draw fat salaries  for administering a bad system.  Giving power to mediocrities to ensure their loyalty is  a tactic as old as dictatorship  and it is the system you work  under, Mr. Ostrich. That's  why morale in teachers is so  often low. That is why you  wait passively for some power  (I.e., politician) to think what  should be done with education.  You say the system is democratic, my dear Ostrich. I say  bullfeathers. I say it is designed in the classic fascist pattern. I have seen too many  excellent teachers harassed  out of the profession by twits  with power. In a classic manifestation you see the cocky,  nay arrogant, administrators  surfacing in the teachers'  association, usually in the  salary committee. The result  is larger and larger differentials between the non-teaching  members of the teaching profession and the poor browbeaten characters who have  the duty of actually teaching.  I say the system stinks.   I  say that, for a start, principals  should get a modest honorar-  Plcasc turn to page three  Kroon first of all classified  Legislative Members into four  categories: the intelligent and  arrogant legislator; the intelligent and humble legislator; the stupid and arrogant legislator; and the  stupid and humble legislator.  He illustrated these concepts  by pointing out, from the gallery, the types he was discrib-  ing.  "See that fella down there  in the three piece suit who's  reading all the time when  somebody is asking him a  question? He's one of your intelligent arrogant types. That  one over there, Mr. Lauk, said  the other day that the arrogant  one, Mr. McGeer, fancied  himself as a wit, but decided  that that judgement was only  half correct.  "Your intelligent, arrogant  member is your most dangerous variety. A man like that  can do anything he wants and  say anything he wants, even  though he ignores everybody  else, and then figure out a  good reason for saying what  he did in the first place. Your  average dictator is one of your  intelligent, arrogant types.  "Then," Kroon continued,  "there's folks like that lady  over there, Karen Sanford.  She's one of your intelligent,  humble types. That's your  best kind of legislator. She's  got enough sense to keep her  mouth shut and her ears open  till she has something important to say, like about that  Reveille  Wake: the silver dusk returning  Up the beach ot darkness brims,  And the ship ot sunrise burning  Strands upon the eastern rims.  Wake: the vaulted shadow shatters,  Trampled to the floor It spanned,  And the tent of night In tatters  Straws the sky-pavilioned land.  Up, lad, up, 'tis late for lying:  Hear the drums of morning play;  Hark, the empty highways crying  "Who'llbeyond the hills away?"  Towns and countries woo together,  Forelands beacon, belfries call;  Never lad that trod on leather  Lived to feast his heart with all.  Up, lad: thews that lie and cumber  Sunlit pallets never thrive;  Morns abed and daylight slumber  Were not meant tor man alive.  A.E. Housman  oven   university   business.  "Your other two types get  here more by good luck than  common sense. That one down  there, the one with the tanned  forehead and the five o'clock  shadow, he's one of your stupid, arrogant types. He's not  too dangerous, though;  anybody who knows anything  ignores him and the rest don't  count anyway. Now your  fourth type, the stupid, humble ones, are all too common  in here. In fact your stupid,  humble legislator is the backbone of this great institution.  You can recognize him real  easy. He never says much and  when he does people get sort  of embarrassed."  At this point I asked Kroon  which side of the house contained the most stupid, humble members. He replied thst  neither side had exclusive  rights to that tendency. He  said that in his experience the  government side had more  arrogance but the stupidity  was shared around pretty well  equally. He offered the theory  that whenever the opposition  became the government, the  stupid, humble members were  transformed into stupid, arrogant members and vice  versa for the government who  became the opposition.  He offered that your best  M.L.A. was intelligent and  humble and he pointed again  down into the chamber to  Karen Sanford, who was taking Mr. McGeer to task, snd  pointed out that the only really  interesting debates occurred  between the intelligent, arrogant and the intelligent,  humble types.  The debate centered around  Education Minister McGeer's  efforts to create an open university for B.C. Ms. Sanford  seemed uncomfortable with  the idea that the Minister had  spent S3 million setting up  seven post-graduate courses  which consisted of text books,  audiotapes, phone-in tutors,  and tests, when the same programme could have been set  up through the very effective  Correspondence Branch for  much less money. She also  didn't fancy the idea that another $50 million would be  spent to expand the Idea,  Kroon pointed out to me  that Alberta's Athabasca University, the Alberta access  television educational programme, had been doing the  Please turn to page three  __________ An educational ostrich  fights back  Coast News, July 31,1979    . 3  /���SEAMLESS GUTTERS���\  Mobile Unit  Letters to the Editor  Little refugee girl  To the Editor:  I hope you will let me add my few words to the many which  have been written and spoken concerning the Vietnamese refugees. The following poem does not relate In tote to this refugee  situation but does I believe show the poignant terror lying hidden in the eyes of so many children in our global village today. I  wrote these verses sometime ago after seeing an add in a Vancouver paper for the Foster Parents' Aid programme:  LITTLE GIRL LOST....  I have seen you only  From the pages of a magazine;  1 don't know you  You don't know me...  I have never spoken to you  Except with my eyes.  I am sorry  You see me in this tattered dress;  I am sorry  My face is so thin and dirty:  You see...  I have been looking for my supper  Among the garbage of our street.  Some days I'm lucky  But today  The dogs got there first I  Today  My bowl is empty  Today  My stomach will go empty too.  And so I look at you  Out of the pages of your book...  I see your pretty clothes ,  I see your body pink and fat...  ...Please...  don't look awayl  Don't close the book  Or turn the page so soon...  I'm just a little girl  Looking for a friend  In a selfish hungry world.  Red Cross grateful  An open letter to  Ma Murray of Lillooet  Dear Ma,  This Newspaper should reach you on your ninety second  birthday if neither the Post Office nor the P.G.B. is on strike.  You have many fans and friends who wish you many more birthdays.  There is another generation of kids coming up who have yet  to hear of Ma Murray but not to worry, we'll keep your thoughts  olive and tales of your fighting spirit going. Stories of your exploits become more exciting in the telling from year to year as  befits a legend but we sometimes forget that you are really a-  nother warm human being making the best of this crazy world.  We understand that you've had a less than banner year, what  with nursing your hip and your awful loss of loved ones. If we  could be there to fight beside you, we would, but carry on dear  Ma, you'll never be alone. You have umpteen generations out  here and we are your cheering section. (You know, Gimme an  M, Gimme an A....)  Our gift to you is a promise���to never forget your feisty spirit  and to make sure that the people who eventually make a movie  of your life, as surely they must, tell it as it is and wss.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MA.  Joan Huestis Foster  Terry David Mulligan  John Burnside and the  Staff of the Coast News  Musings (continued)  Dear Chicken Little:  Your reply to my letter was  well oiled, as one might expect  from one who earns his gold  by the pen. However, my  carefully trained teacher's eye  detects many errors in your  statements. In fact, I must  give you a score of seven  wrong. As an ex-teacher  yourself, I'm sure you can  relate to that.  I shall address your "essential" statement: "If one  student in three is dropping  out, why is that not cause for  concern". 1 checked our  school's records, and must  correct your "essentii*1"  statement. Less than three  percent of our students  "dropped out" (your label).  I, too, was rather surprised  that the figure was so low. I  do not believe thst "school"  beyond the age of sixteen  years is for everyone. Countless countries, representing  the entire breadth of the political spectrum, agree with me.  In fact, our own politicians are  seriously considering a Grade  10 Leaving Certificate. What  we need to do then is to  provide other avenues of self-  development for our own  youth, as other countries  throughout the world are presently doing. Our society dictates twelve years of "school"  for all, and ostracizes those  who don't fit thst mold by  labelling them "drop-outs".  Although there were many  other errors contained in your  editorial, I must take particular exception to your claims  of autocracy and the lack of  democracy in the schools.  Schools reflect the society  they serve. Society has in the  past few years become more  democratic toward its minorities (including children). Perhaps in your four-to-five-year  absence from the classroom  you hsve failed to notice the  evolution toward democracy  that has taken place among  many educators.  Society, in the face of adversity, must have a scapegoat.  History will provide any number of examples, for there are  many. Our society is up  against the ropes, and schools  are an easy target to strike  back at. This "critic and questioner has" NOT "been driven  out". It is the only means of  survival in this society. My  survival necessitates defending the things I believe in.  Your cousin,  The Ostrich  m  GUTTERS INSTALLED  Anywhere on the Peninsula  INSULATION  Mobile Unit  Blown in New Homes or Existing Homes  ��� Walk  WE ALSO HAVE -  Siding - Vinyl or Aluminum  Sundtck Covers - Aluminum  Awnings ��� Roll Up, Adjustable  m^mw*m^>mmmmm9mmi*m^s^t  10 a.m. -6 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.  CARPETS     CABINETS  MMIMWMIM ���MMMiaMiaMa*.  One of the  Price Cutters  SEAVIEW PLACE, Q??.?fll 7  ___'  -  GIBSONS  CAMpbell's shoes  1 and   LEATHER GOODS  In the Heart of Sechelt  Summer SANDALS for the Whole Family  European CLOGS for Men and Women,  Orlhopeodically shaped for comfort  Children's RUNNING SHOES  Ladles'Summer HANDBAGS  Cowrie St..  885-9345  Your friendly neighbourhood drop-off point for  igil^SIf   fflBBWSm*    Classified Ads  Classifieds should be prepaid and pre-written  ,   All Information in classified ad section of Coast News.  Editor:  The Canadian Red Cross  Society would like to take this  opportunity of extending to  the citizens in the area of  Gibsons, Roberts Creek and  Sechelt, a sincere thank you  for their contribution to our  Society.  Under the leadership of  Mrs. Lynne Brandys, Campaign Chairperson, and aided  by her husband John and  children Michael and Susan,  plus all her other helpers, the  campaign total to date reached  $1,996.09. For a person putting on their first campaign,  Mrs, Brandys deserves a "pat  ium and be elected for two-  year terms by the teachers of  their schools. But this would  diminish the centralized control, my dear Ostrich. It is  an earnest of the truth of  autocracy that the suggestion  that elections be held and  those governed should vote  is still regarded as radical. As  far as education is concerned,  neither the French nor American revolutions have taken  place.  on the back " for a job done exceptionally well!  This  contribution will go a long way in _.  helping  the  Canadian   Red   SH-flOS BOO arfOWSICOnt Ol  Cross Society in alleviating *" . �� . '  suffering here and also  throughout the world.  Our help is needed now  more than ever and the Canadian Red Cross Society is appreciative to all residents in  the aforementioned areas for  helping us to 'help others' less  fortunate.  Thank you again, Citizens I  Yours sincerely,  Zarina Daya  Director, Financial Resources  B.C./Yukon Division  same thing cheaper and simpler for years and was graduating its first clsss this  yesr. McGeer however, verifying his position ss the intelligent, arrogant type, would  hear none of it and dismissed  Ms. Sanford in the most patronizing of tones.  Kroon, after all, was right;  as I sst through session after  session I saw that every member fitted somewhere into his  scheme. Whenever I return to  the Legislative to pick up the  latest information I will, with  Kroon's help, be able to Identify who is doing a job of work  for the people. I end with a  diagram of Kroon's theory to  help you in judging the worthiness of our legislators.  Pender clarion call  Editor:  I was appalled to read about  the marina complex planned  for the entrance to Pender  Harbour. 1 though the residents of the area settled that  plan some years ago, with  a resounding rejection. The  reasons are obvious ��� the problem of sewage disposal,  harbour entrance blockage,  and an impossible demand  for water, all this by wheeler  dealer companies with no  interest in the area and its  people except to develop and  make quick dollars, To top  it all off, we would then be  berthing Seattle yachts all  year. Pray tell, who would  this benefit - certainly not the  permanent resident.  Okay, Pender, it's up to  you - let your Regional Board  representative, MLA, local  papers, and general public  get all the information as to  how this deal has been slipped  over.  B.R. Cameron.  Madeira Park.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop olf tour Com News  Classifieds al Campbell's  Famil} Shoes I Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  I. INTELLIGENT  ARROGANT  (MOST  DANGEROUS)  ARROGANCE  III. STUPID  ARROGANT  (OBNOXIOUS BUT  HARMLESS)  III. INTELLIGENT  HUMBLE  (MOST  EFFECTIVE)  IV. STUPID  HUMBLE  (MOST COMMON  BUT HARMLESS)  HARRISON'S  APPLIANCE   SALES  STOVE, FRIDGE,  SINK  COMBINATION  $375.00  TOP OF THE LINE BRANDS  Pratt Rd., Qlbsons  TERM DEPOSITS  11%  enquire for minimum deposit  PLUS  SAVINGS  ACCOUNTS  10%  Port Mellon Industries  Credit  Union  Gibsons, B.C.  88G-8121 Coaat Naws.July 31,1979  The n.stcoaat'a Most  Unique Artist   PartlV   Since Bus spent the better  part of his years in the woods  as a taller, he was constantly  exposed to the hazards of this  most dangerous of logging-  jobs. "One time, my partner  and I h- d just finished chopping ti indercut in a big,  leaning dar. Maybe we  should e gone a bit deeper  but we igured it'd probably  be okay. It was solid across  the und -cut with no sign of  a hole I as soon as we cornered u my partner's side,  we realized the butt was hol-  luw. I p " the springboard in  (he from -tch and we started  lu come p my side. All at  once, tli cedar seemed to  explode "he tree, the front-  half of tl itump, the springboard an. I . took off together.  Fortunati I rolled to one  side of t! . falling cedar. I  ended up about twenty feet  down the hill, a bit bruised but  thankful to be alive.  Once I had a tree fall on  top of me but was fortunate  enough to escape with no  more th a lump on my right  collar-bcie. But I wasn't  always that lucky. I had the  ribs on my left side broken  three times. The last time was  thc worst. I had the ribs separated from my breastbone on  that occasion and nobody to  blame but myself. I was bucking at the time and having a  bit of trouble with my power-  saw. The fallers had gotten a  few trees ahead of me and I  was highballing to catch up.  They had felled a big yellow  cedar and it had broken at  about fifty-five feet. It was  maybe thirty inches through  al this point and there was a  bit limb near the break. I  figured I could get a nice,  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  clear, forty-eight-foot log and  leave the limb on the broken  chunk. I noticed that the limb  curled over the spot where I'd  have to stand. I should have  bucked it off, but, being in a  hurry, I got careless. I didn't  think the chunk would move  much but when I made the  cut, it fell sideways. The big  limb caught my right shoulder  and pinned the left side of my  chest against the sawn-end of  the log. It drove the breath  right out of me. I swore I'd  had it but the chunk hadn't  moved that far and somehow I  was able to wriggle free."  For most of Bus's career,  nobody wore hard-hats in the  woods. The canvas, bone-dry  hats that proceeded them  provided no protection whatsoever. When the Compensation Board finally decided that  the skull of a logger was no  thicker than anyone else's  and made safety-helmets compulsory, the power-saw fallers  were the first to wear them.  "I had three hard-hats  broken altogether, two by  falling objects���and surprisingly small pieces of wood at  that. The third was broken on  the way to work.  ' 'It was early in the year and  the outfit was anxious to get  some timber down so they  could start another side.  Being the senior set of fallers,  my partners and I had been  called-out to fall a setting on  top of the snow. We were all  in the front-seat of the crummy, heading north along the  Island highway. I was on the  outside, looking at the salt-  chuck. There was a strong  nor'-wester blowing. I remember remarking that we  were probably 'just going for a  ride', meaning that the wind  was too strong for falling timber. Next thing I knew, the  crummy had swerved suddenly toward the beach, left the  road and flopped over on its  side. I was thrown over my  partners and hit my head on  the driver's-side door. The  force of the blow tore the hard-  hat off my head. It felt as  though it had taken my right  ear off in the process. I  reached up, expecting to find  my ear gone but there wasn't  even any blood. Retrieving  my hat, I found it was split  from the brim to the crown. A  truck came down the highway  and screeched to a halt. It was  from the Vehicle Testing Station. 'Have you reported  this accident yet?' queried the  driver. I'm afraid my reply  was neither polite nor printable, My partners had the  same idea as me. We figured  that if we could flop the crummy back on its wheels and  it would still run, we'd be  on our way again, I guess the  guy knew loggers and thought  we'd have something like thst  in mind. But we were pretty  lucky and outside of a shaking*  up, nobody was hurt. I had a  headache for a couple of days  but the hard-hat had saved me  from a serious head-injury."  Thus went Bus's days in the  logging-camps. Around 1961,  the claim at Buckley Bay was  finally finished. Bus decided  to switch careers. He bought  a trailer with his savings and  took-up commercial salmon-  fishing. He still took an occasional falling-contract in the  off-season but the woods  ceased to be a full-time proposition from this point on.  His new occupation afforded him more leisure-time and  Bus was able to resume his  art-career he had continued to  follow sporadically over the  years. He began a series of  paintings based on his recollections of the oldtime camps  and these brought him his  first taste of serious recognition. The paintings were purchased by the Courtenay Historical  Society and a  sub  sequent article about them,  put him in touch with Martin  Keeley, editor of The Lumberman, a logging-trade paper.  At Keeley's urging, Bus took  his long-defunct comic-strip  out of mothballs and began to  totally recraft it for an adult  audience as his own unique  and personal tribute to the  woods that were. When Keeley, after publishing a couple  of episodes, was obliged to  discontinue it for economic  reasons, Bus brought his revitalized strip to Raincoast  Chronicles where it presently  appears. The game had come  full-circle.  www*****  June and I sst in the dimming living-room, thoroughly  impressed by this gruff-  voiced, kindly man who, after  a lifetime of gruelling labour,  is finally being allowed to  realize his long-thwarted  dream. His talent has weathered the years of hard-knocks  and the proofs of his accomplishment lie before us. A  recently-awarded Explorations Grant from the Canada  Council will enable him to  complete this pictorial saga he  subtitles "A Story of Logging  in the Hungry Years". It is  a genuine labour of love that  only Bus Griffiths is equipped  to carry out and it will stand as  a valid historical document.  I feel proud and happy for  him.  But the clock's calling us  south and we have to hit Nanaimo before nightfall. June  takes a couple of photos of Bus  and we say our goodbyes.  Just as we're leaving, a car  drives up and we're briefly  introduced to Bus's wife,  Marg, that good, supportive  lady who kept his ambition  alive through the difficult  times. We promise to return  again and then we're gunning  off down the highway with  good memories to sustain us  I clasp June's hand as the  Island hamlets flash by. It's  encouraging to know that  some stories can still have  upbeat endings.  **-*****************mmm  V*  ^  r^r?y2 GIBSONS LIONS CLUB      #x^��v     r*V  W> GARMN I S��  in the Gibsons Curling Club  wwl  Friday, Aug. 3"  7:00 p.m. to 12 midnight  Saturday, Aug. 4  1:00 p.m. to 12 midnight  Music by RAINBOW RIDERS  Food available  Admission '1.50 per person  Evenings only  Proceeds In aid of Lions* Charities.  K m  aW^^^lk^B  m 4 ���  ___W       __.    \   ^^Jb  j^j  Kim Mansfield made a very worthy (  Sueaiicano  date  '��������������*��*ll*k>��l  Ellin llli a in s  **   .\slrolo*j\  for the Qlbsons Lions Club at the Cavalcade Fashion  Show held in the Qlbsons Legion Hall last week.  Arts Centre opens  The new Arts Centre at the  corner of Trail and Meduss  begins a new era of art for the  Sunshine Coast when it opens  its doors publicly for the first  time on Saturday, August the  4th. Everyone is cordially  invited to come and see for  themselves the cumulative  efforts of many months of  hard work. Refreshments will  be served. The Sunshine  Coast Arts Council is pleased  to be opening with exhibits of  paintings by David Burggraf  and ceramics by Muriel Par-  fitt.  David Burggraf was born in  Chicago in 1943 and, although  he had no formal training in  art, he was staging exhibits in  his home city by the late  1960's. His inspiration comes  from the 16th Century Dutch  school; this led him into developing his skills as a still-life  painter. David feels an empathy for the power that can  emanate from stillness and  tranquillity, and his often  nocturnal effects can bring  about a metaphysical aura.  Though David has been primarily interested in still-  life, his move to Roberts Creek  ten years ago spawned an  interest in landscape painting.  The sense of quiet and subtle  use of colour found in his earlier works are still evident.  Muriel Parfitt has twenty  years' experience with ceramics, which has allowed her  to develop her own distinct  feeling for clay. Most of her  pieces are porcelain, and have  an appearance of delicacy;  each work Is individual, and  not necessarily functional.  Muriel is fascinated by the  subtle forms found in nature,  and often the shapes she creates suggest plants and shells.  Roberts Creek is her summer residence where she has  set up her propane gas kiln,  in 1970. Muriel's reputation is  well-known throughout B.C.  where whe has won seversl  awards. In 1977, she was one  of seven invited to show at the  B.C. Potters Guild Invitational.  One of the objectives of the  Sunshine Coast Arts Council is  to provide a building of multicoloured use with emphasis on  quality in all fields of art. This  includes the visual arts,  music, performing arts, and  crafts. Hopefully, the events  will be diverse enough to include as many sectors of the  community as possible. Local  artists, as well as those from  larger centres, will be featured. Upcoming shows include an exhibit from the  Artlsts's Gallery in Vancouver, .'a juried show of local artists, a mask-making workshop and exhibit, a selection  of local crafts, a music series,  a 'culture wagon' to take  people to Vancouver, plays  and dance performances, plus  much more. The program is  being arranged by a selected  steering committee and is  open to further suggestions.  The Arts Centre will be  open from 11:00 to 4:00, Tuesday through Saturday. Everyone is welcome.  Coast Directory  being updated  New organizations recently  formed on the Sunshine Coast  should make sure that they  get themselves listed in the  Sunshine Coast Directory of  Services. The directory is  presently being updated from  its 1976 format.  To be included in the  directory, new or old organizations should contact Patricia  Lee at the Community Services Offices, 885-5881, Monday through Friday, 8:00���  5:00.  Patricia is working on the  project on behalf of the Community Services Society on a  Canada Works grant during  the months of July snd  August.  ��*���������������*��������������*���*��*  by Rae Ellingham  General Notes: For many of  us, the next two weeks could  be the most fortunate period  of the year. The Sun, Mercury  and Venus conjoin Jupiter,  planet of opportunity and good  luck, bringing optimism and  hope to our various affairs.  Meanwhile, remember that  astrology columns like this one  merely scratch the surface of  a fascinating subject. The  state of a person's life at any  particular time can be assessed only by refering to an  accurately prepared horoscope  based on the individual's  date, time and place of birth.  ARIES (March 21-April  19)  Social activities, pleasures,  pastimes and amusements  bring joy and contentment.  It's your turn to forget worries  and seek non-stop delights.  Now's the time to gamble,  speculate, take a chance on  love. At last someone special  could be all yours. Relations  with children are best yet.  Starving artists strike it rich.  TAURUS (April 20- May 20)  Accent is on happier, more  peaceful domestic conditions.  Family members should be in  excellent spirits for the next  few weeks. Looks like you'll  be in the mood to expand or  redecorate the home. Alterations started now will eventually please. Snap up any real-  estate deals. Those settling into new address will be glad  they did.  GEMINI  (May  21-June  21)  Emphasis is on healthier  mental state. Others find you  more positive, optimistic,  trusting and willing to accept.  Attitude change now attracts  lucky breaks. Short-distance  communications bring opportunities. Say 'yes' to offers received by mail or phone.  Now's the time to visit old  friends and neighbours.  You'll be welcome everywhere.  CANCER  (June 22-July 22)  Spotlight is on financial  opportunities. Money should  come pouring in. Forgotten  competition could yield cash  prizes or goodies. Lottery win  has to be yours. Now's the  time to buy that luxury item  you've longed for. Surprise  loved one with ideal gift.  Leave bank statements unopened until next week.  LEO(July23-Aug22)  With four planets in your  sign you'll be the centre of attraction for the next few  weeks. The Sun, Mercury,  Venus and Jupiter in Leo  bestow vitality, charm, optimism and commo'n-sense. Irresistible personality should  get you what you want. Personal projects started now are  bound to succeed. You'll  remember August as the happiest month of the year.  VIRGO (Aug.23-Sept.22)  The best way to spend the  next few weeks is alone. It's  time to avoid the hustle-  bustle of summer madness  and recharge emotional bat  teries in private. Grab any  chance to visit secluded place.  Insist on time and space for  yourself. Heed hunches, Insight, intuition. Keep plans  secret. New energy cycle and  fresh opportunities are yours  in the late fall. Have patience  till then.  LIBRA   (Sept.   23-Oct.   23)  Accent is on realization of  long-range hopes and wishes.  What you have been searching  for is now within easy reach.  Be warned that 'thinking  things over' may lose rare  deal. Friend or acquaintance  may be key to fleeting opportunity. Those involved in community project or local venture  receive thanks snd long-  awaited benefits.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)  Spotlight is on your honour,  position, career or local reputation. Many of you have  reached a peak of achievement. Bosses and superiors  are anxious to acknowledge  your determination and  success. Promotion will be  tailored to your needs. Ambitious persons should plan to  climb higher. Let honesty and  integrity be your guides.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-  Dec.21)  Looks like you're in a happier frame of mind and contented with personal life philosophy. Others find you  broad-minded, tolerant and  understanding. Now's the  time to take that extended  journey or contact forgotten  person far away. Longdistance affairs and messages  now bring openings and cause  for celebration.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-  Jan. 19)  You benefit by dealing with  other people's money or possessions. Borrowing cash or  equipment will be easy during  the next few weeks. Bankers  and money lenders are anxious to please. 'Ask and thou  shalt receive'. Disputes linked to joint finances, tax or  insurance will be settled in  your favour. Loved one can expect sudden financial gain  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Prepare for improved relations with all close associates during the next few  weeks. Marriages, partnerships and commitments will  be sources of hope and happiness. Openness, benevolence and friendliness restore good feelings. Now's the  time to sign contracts and  agreements. Aquarians getting married will be glad they  did.  PISCES  (Feb.   19-Mar.  20)  Prepare for happier atmosphere where you perform  daily tasks or chores. Coworkers will be more cooperative and understanding.  Now's the time to make peace  with difficult associate. Those  employed should be ready for  opportunities and promotions  during the next few weeks.  Those restricted by health upset can expect fresh hope and  progress during this period.  Vancouver Art Gallery  showing for Cavalcade  For the Sea Cavalcade this  year the Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum Society, located in  the Municipal Museum Building, comer of Winn and  Gower Point Roads, Gibsons,  will host an Art Exhibition.  The museum's own collection of local historical memorabilia will be augmented by a  B.C. Provincial Museum Travelling Exhibit and a special  three-day showing by the Vancouver Art Gallery of paintings on a nautical theme���to  match that of the Sea Caval  cade. Also, locsl artists are  invited to display their works.  (As the Sea Cavalcade Committee is itself hosting a Daft  Fair, the museum will'try to  pay attention to the '"finer"  arts: painting, sculpture, etc.)  The Vancouver Art Gallery  showing will be here for the  entire Sea Cavalcade long  weekend, and local artists ate  invited to displsy on August 4.  A minimal fee will be charged  to displaying artists. For info,  or if you wish to show your  work, please phone 886-8232.  POTTERY SALE  Handcrafted Stoneware  by Elaine Futterman  SATURDAY,  AUGUST 4th  9:30a.m.���1 p.m.  St. Hilda's Hall.  Sechelt  !  m_______m__________m  mtm_mmm  J__________m___m Bookman's Corner  Hiking Book a must  hy John Mo  If Howard O'Hagan's Wilderness Men, the subject of  last week's offering, inflames  you with a sudden desire for  forays through the foliage,  treks to the timberilne, trudges across the tundra and  marches over the mountains,  you'd be well advised to start  right in your own backyard  with a copy of Hiking Tnlls of  the SunaUne Coaat in hand.  Written by Rita Percheson,  Pam Gross, and Sandy Barrett, and published jointly by  Harbour Publishing of  Madeira Park and Signpost  Books in Washington State,  this little book should prove an  invaluable guide for visitors  and residents alike.  When you live amid great  natural beauty, you can't  help becoming a bit Maee* after  a while and taking it all for  granted. Sometimes s long  spell swsy from your own hills  and woods can jar you into  realizing just how lucky you  are. The enthusiasm of visitors can have the same effect.  Not long ago I was walking out  on deck aboard the Queen of  New Westmlnater, lost in  thought and psying no attention as the islsnds and mountains slipped past. A friend  had returned from Europe a  few days before and subjected  me to the obligatory slide-  show of alps and fjords. As I  was counting my pennies and  feeling sorry for myself, it  suddenly hit me thst I'd just  been sailing through some of  the most magnificent scenery  anywhere in the world, surrounded by tourists  whose  cameras were making more  noise than a field of grasshoppers. I flipped a penny  over the rail for luck, in the  hope that I'd never let myself  become that dense and oblivious again.  No one needs to be told that  the Sunshine Coast is beautiful. But, for visitors in particular, the great trick in such  magnificent country is finding  the right way to get out into it.  Exploring logging-roads csn  be great fon, but busting the  axle of the family station-  wagon in the middle of nowhere is not. Neither is a  head-on encounter with a logging-truck, though you might  have a lot less time to curse  your own stupidity. Being  charged with trespassing is a  lousy way to start a hike and  being sheepishly led out of a  bush by a search party is an  equally poor way to end one.  A friend and I once set out  to climb the Lions. Rsther  than follow the recommended  route, which begins with a  two-hour slog up a switchback  logging-road, we thought  we'd cut out the switchbacks  by going straight up and picking up the road at the top. Five  hours Ister, after thrashing  through heavy undergrowth  and crossing a patch of steep  broken shale that dropped off  into a heart-stopping canyon,  we literally crawled���cut, blistered, branch-whipped, and  utterly exhausted���onto the  road we might have reached  three hours previously by s  pleasant stroll. To this day my  knees get weak when I hear  someone say,"Let's take a  short-cut!"  With a book like Hiking  Trails of the Sunshine Coast  in your pocket, you need never  find yourself in such a predica -  ment. You will always want to  go exploring on your own off  the beaten track, finding your  own secret spots in the hills,  and what this book csn save  you in footsore confusion you  csn devote entirely to that  end. The book covers hikes  that vary in time and difficulty  from the twenty-minute  scramble up the front of Knob  Hill, (not to be attempted, I  can personally attest, on a hot  afternoon after severs! glasses  of beer), to the 6,200 feet,  three-day trek up Red Top.  The major networks of logging-roads that make much of  the terrain so accessible are  well mapped, (Robert Jack's  illustrations are excellent  throughout) and information is  provided for hikers to contact  logging companies for permission and further information.  There are lots of photographs to assure you your  efforts will be rewarded, and  there is even a special section  on cross-country skiiing in the  Mount Elphinstone area. The  book is full of useful hints and  bits of local lore that make  hike just that much more in*  teresting. There's something  here for everyone, from the  Sunday stroller to the most dedicated believer in the mortification of the muscles. Some  of the hikes have already appeared in the local newspapers and the whole book is  available at your local bookstores (or the office of the  Coast News) for $4.95.  There's lots of summer left.  All for now.  Coaat Newa,July 31,1979  5.  Kitchen Corner  A memo to all brides  by Mama-Lee  Aaron Kelly is helped into the Minibus by Its driver.  Deserves support  I Services Society  benefits people  In Christ's service  Bible's high integrity  by Rev. George Inglis  The single most intriguing  aspect of the Holy Bible we  know today, aside from its  magnificence as a faith-history of God's relationship to  man and its enduring importance as a literary masterpiece without peer, is its pitiless honesty in recording the  frailties of mankind in general  and the Israelitic nation in particular.  It is important to recognize  that the preponderance of the  writers were of the Jewish  (Israelite) race, even to the  great apostle to the Gentiles  himself, Paul of Tarsus. Paul's  writings make up the bulk of  the New Testament which is  not covered by the evangelists' four gospels, and  three of them were Jews. The  Old Testament is a borrowed  manuscript, or collection  from the Hebrew writings,  and are an impressive mass oi  narrative, anecdotal, hymnal,  liturgical, oracular and other  prophetic utterances, all ol  which were written by authors  of the Hebrew race.  Consider further, that the  Israelitic histroy was the story  of a small, fractious, and often  despised minority race, which  had known captivity and military occupation by such ss the  Canaanites, Philistines, Assyrians, Greeks, Syrians, Se-  leucids, Persisns, Egyptians,  snd Romans. Their chief  clsim to fame was their selection ss the chosen race by  Yahweh, and this was a dubious and self-styled distinction in the eyes of many of their  neighbors.  Some of the members of the  race who had achieved any  kind of distinction, such as  Abraham, Isaac, Joseph, King  Ssul snd King Dsvid, had  achieved this recognition  largely within the tribal ranks,  and were little known outside  the boundaries of the racial  territory itself. It wasn't until  King Solomon came on the  scene thst the little tribal  group was organized into a nation, and the city of Jerusalem  became a place of world focus.  It was during Solomon's  reign that a great deal of the  recording of the events of the  first 3,000 years of the relationship between Yshweh  (God) and his people took  place, snd it would be perfectly in keeping with msny of the  world's history projects if this  story had singled out the striking and praiseworthy events,  such ss the parting of the Red  Sea and the confounding of  the mighty Egyptian army, the  defeat of the mighty Philistine  army, etc.  Instead, the story is relentless in its honesty, telling of  the hesitation and uncertainty  of Moses, the fractiousness  and rebelliousness of the people of Israel, the revolt at Mt.  Sinai and the execution of  3,000 men by the tribe of Levi.  These and other unsavory aspects of the exodus story continue right on into the conquest and settlement of the  land of Canaan, with pitiless  and   unscrupulous   honesty.  None of the heroes of the  story sre classic heroes in the  romantic style���even the  great King David, hero of  story, song and poem���was  uncompromisingly portrayed  as a lecher, a seducer, an implied slayer of his lover's husband, and various other unpleasant facets. The great  Samson, slayer of the Philistine giant, was hardly the  type of man you would invite  home for supper, as he was  portrayed in the book of  Judges.  Patriarchs, tribal leaders,  judges, prophets, monarchs,  or other noteworthy men who  carried the thread of the relationship between God snd  the Israelites, were never  without the more sordid side,  and yet all of their frailties  were honestly portrayed. By  comparison, think of the motley collection of back-shooters  and cut-throats thst peopled  the American west in the early  days, snd have been glamourized into the legendary Wyatt  Earp, Billy the Kid, Buffalo  Bill, Bat Masterson, etc. and  elevated into the ranks of folk-  hero status through the writings of lurid quasi-history  books, even before the film  and television industries commercialized them Into authenticity.  Consider how this same  vein of honesty continued into  the New Testament, and how  the story of Jesus itself does  not glamourize him into a fearless hero, riding rough-shod  over all opposition, but details  how he bled, how he was spat  upon, how he was tried, how  he wept, snd how he died the  most    ignominious     death  known to the people of his  time���death on a crude cross.  Think of the "rock" of the disciples, Simon Peter, and how  he is shown as a coward who  denies any relationship with  his Lord!  This is the story throughout  the Bible, and yet it went  through the purification  stages of collection, translation, interpretation, editing,  culling, selection and finally  canonization. With not a  tiny alteration in the message's  unflinching honesty.  Even for the most destructive critic, who refused to believe in die influence of the  Holy Spirit in guiding these  writers, editors, compilers,  and authenticators, this would  have to stand out as an outstanding achievement in hon-  estyl  In this day and age of expedience and artifice, this  makes the Holy Bible stand  alone as a book of high integrity and purpose, which  should be read by anyone  whose interests lie in the field  of history, ethics, ethnics,  Mesapotamian culture, archaeology, liturgies, hymnody���  let alone the field of religion I  Each morning and afternoon during the school year,  the Minibus driver cheerfully picks up Aaron Kelly to  transport him to and from Sechelt Elementary School. Although Aaron would prefer to  travel with his classmates on  the regular school bus, this is  not possible. You see, Aaron  is confined to a wheelchair,  which requires the special lifting equipment provided by the  Minibus.  For Mrs. Kelly of Redrooffs  Road, this service makes a big  difference. She can and does,  when necessary, lift Aaron  into the car and then wrestle  the heavy, automated wheelchair into her station wagon,  but it is obviously a strain for  her.  The Kellys are just one of  the Sunshine Coast families  which genuinely appreciate  the Minibus service, sponsored by the Sunshine Coast  Community Services Society.  The Minibus also provides  transportation for Seniors and  to others on the coast who, like  young Aaron Kelly, are in  some way handicapped.  The Minibus service is just  one of many ways in which the  Community Services Society  serves the people of the Sunshine Coast. The Society is  also the agency through which  the Homemakers, the Volunteer Bureau, and the Services  for Seniors and Handicapped  serve the people of the Sunshine Coast.  The services provided by  the Community Services Society range from purely volunteer services to services  which are partially funded by  the provincial government.  Since provincial fending is to  a large extent dependent upon  GOSPELTENT      I  HACKETT PARK, SECHELlg  (corner of Dolphin and Trail) s?  I  Commencing ft  Aug. 5,1979   7:30-8:30   |  and continuing nightly thereafter       If  The Gospel of God's Grace ��  Will be PREACHED, the Lord Willing    ��|  ALL ARE WELCOME     I  PLEASE COME 1  "Jfor d&ob *o lobeb tf*  toorld tfjat fje gabe Ijisf onh>  begotten gem tfjat toljosoeuer  tolietotfj in tytn sfyoulb not perist)  tut babe ��ber(a*ting life"  John 3:16  Bibles Supplied - No Collection  funds raised locally, the Community Services society is  seeking the financial support  of the people of the Sunshine  Coast. The Society and this  newspaper join in urging the  people of the Sunshine Coast  to show their appreciation of  the work done by the many  volunteer groups by their  financial support.  A sustaining membership  costs $20 while businesses can  get corporate memberships  for $40. Membership contributions should be sent to the  Community Services Society,  Box 1069, Sechelt, B.C. Inquiries for more information  can be made at 885-5881.  R  Husbands are delicious, if  cooked right. A great many  husbands have been spoiled  by mismanagement. Some  women go about it as if their  husbands were balloons,  and blow them up; others keep  them constantly in hot water;  others let them freeze by their  carelessness and indifference.  Some keep them in a stew by  irritating ways and words;  others roast them. Some keep  them in a pickle all their  lives. Now it is not supposed  that any husbsnd will be good  managed this way���turnips  wouldn't, onions wouldn't,  and husbsnds won't. But they  really are delicious when properly treated.  In selecting your husband  you should not be guided by  the silvery appearance, as in  buying a mackerel, or by the  golden tint, as if you wanted  salmon. Be sure to select him  yourself ss tastes differ, And  by the way, don't go to the  market for him as the very  best ones are always brought  to your door.  It is far better to have none,  unless you patiently learn to  cook him right. A preserving  kettle of the finest kind of porcelain is the best, but if you  have nothing but earthenware  pipkin, it will do, with care.  See that the linen In which  you wrap him is nicely washed  and mended, with the required amount of buttons and  strings nicely sewed on.  Tie him in the kettle with a  strong cord called Comfort, as  the Duty one is apt to be weak.  Make a clean, strong, steady  fire out of Love, neatness and  cheerfulness. Set him as near  this as seems to agree with  him. If he sputters and friz-  les, don't be anxious; some  husbands do this till they are  quite done. Add a good bit of  sugar in the form of what confectioners call kisses, but no  vinegar or pepper on any account. A little spice seems to  improve them, but it must be  used with good judgment.  Don't stick any sharp instruments into him to see if he is  becoming tender. Stir him  gently, watching the while lest  he should be too close to the  kettle snd so become inert and  useless.  You cannot fail to know  when he is done. If thus treated, you will find him very digestible, agreeing nicely with  you at all times.  Notei Some old fashioned recipes tickle the fancy. The one  above appears in a book called How to Cook a Proper Husband, by Elizabeth Wor-  thington; it was written by her  and published in  1898 and  long out of print.  "Himself" agrees  with every word!  Freshasa DAISY!  Peninsula Cleaners  & Laundry  ALTERATIONS  i, REPAIRS  Sechelt   9.30-5.30 Weekdays  Gibsons 9.00-5.30 Weekdays  Saturday 10.30-5.30 (Both Stores)  WHARF ROAD With 1521 GOWER PT. RD.  SECHELT 2 locations GIBSONS, B.C.  885-9554     to serve you best' 886-2200  SECHELT FAMILY MART  Phyllis Pearson  wishes to announce the sale of the  SECHELT FAMILY MART  to  Gloria Seel,  effective August 1,1979.  Thank you  for your past patronage.  * Best wishes for success to Gloria.  InjwIhe best of summer!  Bill Edney's     SHOP TALK  Summertime...and your living can be made really  easy if you tempt your guests with lemon Barbecued  Chicken. For six people, you'll need a chicken half  per person. Our butcher will be happy to halve all  Lemon Marinade  the chickens you need. Season each half with salt  and pepper and place in the following marinade for  at least four hours;  '/a pint olive oil  8 tbsp. lemon juice  2 tbsp. finely chopped onion  1 tsp. dried tarragon  2 tsp finely chopped parsley  a few drops of tabasco  When you're ready to cook, drain the chicken  pieces and place six inches above the coals on your  barbecue. Brush the chicken with the marinade and  in about IH hours, you should hsve a mouth-watering meal.  is  ���Ve.  ,>-=e&  HELPFUL HINTS  Want to impress that certain someone you plan to  I meet during the Sea Cavalcade with your culinary  , skills? Try baking pork chops slowly in the oven.  When done, place a teaspoon of French's prepared  J mustard on each and top with a cheese slice. Broil  22 until the cheese bubbles.   Serve immediately with  '  ' some thin, unpeeled slices of Red Delicious spple for  garnish.  iVith either of these dishes serve s crunchy salad,  .���ere are so many delicious locally grown vegetables around. Try thin slices of spple snd cucumber  tossed in plain yogurt. Have you tasted nasturtium  leaves? Rip up half a dozen into small pieces and  use in your normal sslsd recipe; I'm sure you'll  enjoy their peppery flavour. Crunch appeal needed  for your salad? Just before serving, pop in some  crispy croutons and frizzles of bacon.  At the end of the day, even with those marvellous  paper plates, there always seems to be some washing up to do. Enjoy the battle of the bowls with our  black neoprene gloves. You'll feel as though you've  stepped straight out of the Avengers! What's more,  they're really tough.  By the way, if you have some delectable recipes or  tried-and-true household tips that you think would  be of benefit to your neighbours on the Sunshine  Coast, why not drop them off at our store?  Hsve s happy Sea Cavalcade I  KEN'S  LUCKY DOLLAR  Free Delivery  to the Wharf  GOWER POINT RD., GIBSONS  886-2257    WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS -  FOODS LTD.  Hours  9-6 Dally  9-7 Friday  10���5 Sunday Gibsons Public  Library  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 2-4 p.m  Thursday 2-4 &  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  Coast News, July 31,1979  Nicholson says no  Arena funding  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have Vou  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  The funding of the Sechelt  Arena remains a question  after the July 26 meeting of  the Sunshine Coast District  Regional Board.  A motion to create a specified area including Areas B  and C to support the arena  was defeated by the final vote  of Chairman Ed Nicholson.  When asked why he had  defeated the motion, Nicholson said he did not agree with  "any specified area".  "People have called me and  said 'Why us?' and I don't  have an answer.  "The regions' are  saying  that recreation is important.  It's now whether or not we  should have a region-wide  proposal or a specified recreation area. I think that recreation should be a program for  the entire Peninsula [sic],"  Nicholson explained after the  meeting.  Figures have not yet been  released on area usage of the  arena but as Director Nelson  said, "The majority of users  come from outside Sechelt.  We haven't got that many  people in Secheit."  According to Nicholson, the  Board will "probably be  forced into making a stand on  the arena".  "We're coming to a point  where we have to see that recreation is important...recrea  tion as a community function  id ^     '  Gibsons Public  Library  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday 2-4 p.m.  Thursday 2-4 &  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  *>,:  Larry Ussak, Annie Palllser, an official of the Inult Taparisat of Canada, and David  Audlaklak.  Inuit in Cape Canaveral  Launching of Inukshuk  HARDWARE & GIFTS  PENDER HARBOUR CENTER  MADEIRA PARK  883-9914  Is now serving PENDER HARBOUR  as drop off for  f til f liffl  Classified Advertisements  Deadline 1.00 p.m. Fridays  Classifieds should be prepaid and pre-written.  All information in Classified Ad section of Coast News.  by Maryanne West  It's some time since I've  written about my Inuit friend  Aani, who works for the Inuit  Tapirisat (Brotherhood) of  Canada. She was actively involved in the preparation of a  project which would connect,  via satellite, many Artie villages in a communication  hook-up in their own languages. After the project received Government approval,  the Tapirisat offered a trip to  Cape Canaveral to watch the  Anik B launch to the winner of  a contest to name the project. David Audlakiak, Bell  Canada's Assistant Commercial Manager in Frobisher  Bay, and Larry Ussak, a trapper from Rankin Inlet both  suggested "Inukshuk", the  name of the traditional stone  cairns used to mark the trail  (D\ SUNSHINE  \jy KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  886-9411 Gibsons.  when hunting, a word which  when translated literally  means "HereIsm."  Aani accompanied David  and Larry to Florida last December and I recently received  a copy of her description of the  adventure written for the July  issue of Inult To-day, and I  thought others might enjoy it  as much as I did.  The Launching of Inukshuk  "We arrived at Cape Canaveral about eleven at night.  We'd hastily got rid of all our  heavy boots, sealskin mittens,  hats, and scarves. We'd only  taken the little summer gear  we had, considering that in  Frobisher Bay it was sub-zero  ���this was .December. I'd  taken the one warm sweater  which friends who had been to  Florida approved of, although  one friend complained that  even that would be too hot.  "As we got off the plsne we  were expecting really hot weather. We'd all been worried  about not taking our ssndals  and shorts. Our first impression was of the cold fall night.  Gee, but it was cold I David  Audlakiak said to me, 'May-  be our expectations were.too  high!' We burst out laughing at ourselves and then  started worrying that we  might not be adequately dressed!  "Joseph Pudlayat of  Taqramiut Nipingnat was  waiting for us at the airport as  were the Telesat officials and  PR people. After checking in  at the hotel, we were anxious  to start exploring Florida and  we were also starving, so we  went hunting for a restaurant.  Someone said that there was  one a mile away. We were  only too happy to walk that  mile, our first sights of Florida. I had to borrow Larry's  coat to keep warm because it  was so cold, but we ran around  jumping in the air hugging  palm trees, touching thorned  leaves, trying to get the feel of  Florida. We were hoping we'd  find one of those exotic little  jungle-like huts where they  served exotic foods and  drinks, Florida style. But no,  that restaurant was your regular hamburger and fried chicken joint. 'Oh well,' we said,  ' tomorrow we'll rent a car, go  to Disneyland and eat and  drink exotically.'  "The next morning at ten  o'clock sharp we had rented a  car, so anxious were we to be  on our way. It was s beautiful warm day. We got lost a  few times, but finally we were  on the right track, the long,  long road to Disneyland.  "We stopped several times  to take pictures of the Florida  scenery, the palm trees, the  thousands of little swallows  that circle certain areas and  even dead snakes. On the way  to Disneyland we stopped at  the Sea World. A friend in  Frobisher had told David  these fantastic stories about  Sea World and so we went in  there. First stop, be sure to  take pictures of the signs and  of ourselves hugging and kissing the palm trees. We  went to see Shamu, the 7,000  pound killer whale, who was  just so fsbulous we all fell in  love with him. He did tricks at  show time which just fascinated us. We spent the whole  afternoon walking around Sea  World trying to see everything, not to mention trying to  buy everything 11 It wss sbout  five p.m. when we reluctantly  made our way out to continue  to Disneyland. We made it  there just an hour before they  closed, much to our dismay.  "Maybe because of our  disappointment, we immediately lost each other. We  spent the first half hour lost,  looking for each other while  trying to take a look at everything. The second half hour  we spent looking at the picture  history of the man who made it  all, Walt Disney.  "The next day was the  launch night and everyone  was up early and at the beach,  in foil dress because we  hadn't taken any beach gear.  The waves from the ocean  were so strong that by the  time it came to shore and  pulled back you had a sensation of the earth moving  under your feet as the sand  was sucked into the ocean. We  took pictures of each other  jumping in the water and  waving our arms with the  water birds flying around us.  In the afternoon all the launch  group was taken on a tour of  die Kennedy Space Centre....  That took the whole afternoon.  After a brief rest period, we  were taken to the place from  where we would watch the  launch. It had been a bit rainy  that day and clouds gathered  by the evening. There was  speculation as to whether or  not the launch would be possible. But then they said  'Yes', and a few minutes later the countdown started. We  were sitting tightly on our  benches hardly daring to move  except to excitedly take pictures. '4-3-2-1-0-' then there  was fire, smoke and light for  miles and miles and the most  tremendous roar of engine  noise and the rocket was off I  "It shot up and disappeared  into the clouds within seconds,  but the whole thing was the  most exhilarating spectacle  we'd ever seen. We just  smiled and laughed and just  sbout went crazy with excitement. I felt like dancing, singing and crying all at the same  time. It was beautiful tt  "Afterwards there wss a reception courtesy of Telesat....  We met all kinds of people and  talked with them about the  Inuit Tapirisat and Inuit  cause. There were people  from Germany, Australia, the  States and Canada.  "Our last day we spent at  the beach. It was nothing less  than sensational. Larry and  David rented a surf board and  tried to learn how to surf. I  walked for miles looking for  shells to take back home. All  too soon, we were on our way  back up north to the below-  zero temperatures and the  snow and ice. Florida was my  first trip outside Canada and  there is just one word that  says it all: SENSATIONALI!  "When I went back home to  Inukjuak for Christmas, I  tried to convince my parents to  move to Florida so I could visit  them more often���but of  course no such luck I There  was just one disappointment  in this whole trip. We saw no  Indians. That land of theirs  is so beautiful, so huge and  so different. The air is rich in  itself. It is no wonder that the  Indians went to war to retain  their rightful ownership of  that beautiful land. But it was  such a shame not to meet any  native people at all."  Q  PICK*N WIN  MATCH THE MERCHANT   WITH THE STORE  Q  RCA  SELECTAVISION 400  Automatically records your favourite  program while you watch another,  are asleep or away. Produce your own  home movies.  ELECTRONICS  Radio /haek  authorized Sales Centre  885-2568       A  Last week's merchant, Jean Kuer of Ann-Lynn  Flowers and Gifts, was recognised by s couple  from California who regularly spend summer  holidays on the Sunshine Coast. Their entry,  however, was not the one chosen. We hope  they will try again for this week's contest.  owerd  IN STOCK, A COMPLETE LINE  OF BOHEMIAN CRYSTAL,  LIMOGES, FIGURINES.  SILK FLOWERS IN  ALL THE LATEST COLOURS.  Cowrie St.   Sechell 885-945'  ASSOCIATE  SUNSHINE  AUTO PARTS LTD.  COWRIE ST., SECHELT, B.C.  TEL.: 885-2296-7  35,000 PARTS-AS CLOSE AS YOUR TELEPHONE  Q  Q  ���   7��,  g Q Q Q Q Q Q QW"  Johnson  OUTBOARDS  Stfes&ServioeDept.  Songster Boats  EZ Loader Trailers  Lawnboy Mowers  Bike Sales & Repairs  YOUR SPORTS &MARINESPECIAUSTS  TRAIL BAY SPORTS  SECHELT- 885-2512  GIBSONS-   886-8020  WIN$50.00  The winner of last week'a Pick 'n' Win Contest  waa L. McKean of Seehelt, who matched Jack  Hawklngs'a picture with MacLeod's. The prize  may be picked np at the Coaat Newa office.  1. Send your entries to the COAST NEWS,  Box 460, Gibsons.  2. The winner of the $50 gift certificate will  be drawn from the correct entries. The  gift certificate will be redeemable for  merchandise at this week's selected  merchant.  3. Families of employees of the COAST  NEWS or participating merchants are  ineligible.  The winner must answer a skill testing  question.  You Just  Can't Beat  MacLeod's  Sechelt  CAMpbell's shoes  ��� ..mm    i catucd ftnnne  and   LEATHER GOODS  NEXT TO  wMroonuJ&cctht)  In the Heart of Sechelt  885-9345 885-2912 Softer Lake  /,.-   Am  ��.      A..\>    (tic J#  Coast News, July 31,1979 7.  *   CARPET-CABINET-  CERAMIC CENTRE  North Rd., Gibsons  * Quality Carpets  & Floor Coverings  ��� Kitchen Cabinets  & Vanities  Ceramic Tiles & Tub Splashes  ��� EVERGREEN GRASS  |9|  JennAir.  APPLIANCES  CLOSED Saturday, August 4  Have a Good Time at the Sea Cavalcade!  For Appointments call 886-2765 or 886-9198  - because ���  From Lockstead in Victoria  Yet another energy fiasco?  by Don Lockatead  Now that the proposed  Cheekye-Dunsmuir transmission line has been given  the government's seal of good  housekeeping, residents of the  Sechelt Peninsula while strolling the 400-foot-wide defoliated swath down to Sakinaw  Lake may rest assured their  sacrifice was.in vain. No sooner had the government given  Sechelt a rabbit punch, than  they were embarking on yet  another energy fiasco with the  lack of foresight that has become the hallmark of the  government's energy policy.  The government intends to  export 60 million cubic feet  of natural gas daily to the  A lovely double ring marriage was solomnized by Father Franks on June 30, 1979 in  St. Mary's Catholic Church,  Chilliwack, B. C. when Harold  Stromquist of Chilliwack took  Mava Schneider of Gibsons for  his bride.  The radiant bride, gowned  in a white full-length nylon  sheer over net-and-satin  gown, featuring applique'd  roses complementing self-  pleats down the front of the  skirt and continuing around,  full-length train and long  tight cuffs for the full sleeves,  was escorted down the aisle  by her father, Gus Schneider.  Before giving his daughter to  the groom he raised the veil  and gently kissed her snd then  placed his hand in Harold's.  Her bouquet was of white  roses and peach-tinted carnations. Her only jewellery  was a diamond necklace���  a gift from the groom. A  fringe-tip veil complemented  her gown.  Mava's attendants were  dressed in peach gowns with  matching boleros and carried  yellow Gladiolias. They were  Maria Schneider, maid of  honor,  and  Debbie  Strom'  American market with a future  provision for export of up to almost double thst amount.  Even B.C. Hydro has opposed  the sale of the natural gas, a  position it adopted at the National Energy Board hearings  currently underway in Calgary. Hydro maintained the  exports would jeopardize  future gas supplies to Vancouver Island and the lower  mainland and could mean  price increases for some  274,000 customers. For Sunshine Coast residents this is  especially bitter medicine as a  gas pipeline to the Island  might have averted the need  for a transmission line in the  first place. While Hydro and  the government presented opposite views at the NEB  hearings, this embarrassing  contradiction prompted a  flurry of behind-the-scenes  politics which resulted in  Hydro abruptly terminating its  presence at the hearings.  The government's intention  to export additional natural  gas at the expense of the  future energy requirements  can only be interpreted as a  scheme for quick cssh. Energy  Minister James Hewitt has repeatedly justified the export  plan on the grounds it will  generate $75 million in yearly  revenues. What Mr. Hewitt  ignores is that the asking price  of B.C. natural gas slated to  increase only to $2.80 per  thousand cubic feet on August  1 is not even a semblance of  the fair market price. It should  be substantially above $3,  the experts say. B.C., as  Canada's second largest natural gas producer, already hu  lost in excess of $60 million in  potential revenues for the first  six months of 1979. That figure in the second half of the  year will climb even higher  because of the government intention to export additional  natural gas.  The 1979 projected revenue  loss of over $125 million is no  thing more than a B.C. subsidy to American consumers.  This policy reminds us of the  previous SocialCredit government which sold natural gas to  American purchasers at a  price one-third less than our  own B.C. customers were paying for our own gas.  Natural gas is truly a nonrenewable resource. Once gss  reserves are exhausted both  revenues and energy flow no  more. Thanks to the government's confused energy policy  that time may well arrive prematurely and the ringing of "I  told you so" will offer little  solace. Why is this government so anxious to sell gas so  cheaply to the U.S.? Surely we  could use the money a fair  market price would bring���  perhaps $120 million or more  extra in a year���for our hard-  pressed hospitals and schools?  Owners of smaller businesses  The Federal Business  Development Bank  can provide you  with:  i Financial assistance l  See our Representative  Bella Beach Motel,  at: Sechelt.  Tel: 885-9561  on: Wednesday,  August 8th, 1979.  j Management training  ��� Information on government  programs foi business  145 West 15th Street,  North Vancouver, B.C.  Tel: 980-6571  quist, Calvin Voth, Greg Schneider and Gordon Nelmes  acting as ushers. They and the  groom were attired in light  beige tuxedos. Shawn Mussel  acted as flower girl and her  brother Helmer was ring-bearer. They are nelce and nephew  of the groom.  Judy Novlan from Saskatoon wu the organist for her  cousin Mava and Joe Schneider, also from Saskatoon, gave  the tout to the bride to which  Harold responded. Bob Jones  Psrry acted ss Muter of Ceremonies.  The reception was held in  the church hall with friends  and relatives totaling nearly  three hundred and coming  from Ontario, Saskatchewan,  Alberta and British Columbis  to help share in the young  couple's happy occasion.  Mava's Grandma Schneider  from Saskatchewan and her  Grandfather Atkinson from  Roberts Creek were in attendance.  After the delicious buffet  dinner wu served, dancing  was enjoyed to the music of  the Pen Kings.  A honeymoon wu spent in  quist, Heather Wright, Cheryl Harrison Hot Springs, after  Bone and Mona Anderson, which Mr. snd Mrs. Strom-  Harold's best man was Ian quist plan to reside In Zebal-  Karioglou with Alben Strom- los, B.C.  .  fmm  m_____________a Coast News,July 31,1979  Carefree gardening  by Sandy  This is the time of year  when interesting freaks, oddities, and just plain gardening  happenings occur. . One such  is the greet grandmother of all  Sunflowers down in Sue Harding's garden by Murray Smith  snd Linda Harding. While  visiting Port Mellon we  snapped this giant, towering  over its neighbours, sporting  no fewer than fourteen plump  flower heads. I truly hope we  will be able to photograph it  again when it is sll in bloom. It  will certainly be a sight snd  even now rather outshines  Sue's lovely competing  Dahlias, Petunias, and beautiful kitchen garden.  Some plants simply prefer  certain locations and I have  the feeling that if Sue took a  stab at Artichokes in her particular spot she would soon  From Ottawa  Skelly  by Ray Skelly  Events of the psst few  months hsve drawn widespread attention to the poor  state of medical services in remote coastal communities.  The people who live in these  parts have known the problems all along. Now that the  public outside Is aware of  some of them, perhaps solutions will be found..  One of the problems is that  it is difficult to get doctors to  set up practices in such communities. Perhaps then we  should be looking to the model  set by the people of Queen  Charlotte Islands who have an  effective Health and Human  Resources Board that actually  hires doctors to provide on-call  regular service. A similar  board hires doctors on staff  in the James Bay district of  Victoria.  These organizations are, incidentally, two to three remaining resource boards left  over from the days of the former NDP government, most  of the others having been done  away with in 1977.  www  1 wu pleased by the positive response of Defence Minister Allan McKinnon to my  suggestion thst the two new  helicopters being purchased  for coastal air-sea rescue work  be stationed at Port Hardy  rather than Victoria. As I  pointed out to the Minister in  a letter I made public, there is  a serious gsp lis rescue facilities between Comox and  Ketchikan, Alaska, while the  south coast has adequate resources to draw on.  We are still waiting for the  Minister to definitely decide to  go ahead with a mid-coast location for the new helicopters.  One of my first chores ss a  Member of Parliament hu  been to set up constituency  service offices, Our temporary  location in Powell River is at  4760D Joyce Avenue where  Ihe telephone number is  485-6997. In the fall, M.L.A.  Don Lockstead and I will set  up a joint office at another  location.  have a forest of them. Contrary to the contentions of the  Encyclopedia BritannJca, they  do indeed grow north of San  Francisco. If any gardener on  the Sunshine Cout is growing  artichokes, would she or he be  kind enough to call me at the  Coast News u I would love to  try to make a cutting just for  fun or indeed buy a plant. I  had a friend in Victoria who  ended up with a veritable  walk-through forest of them  and kept the entire neighbourhood generously supplied. I  suppose their growth could actually be a profitable venture  as well.  The artichoke flower picked  and stuck in a vase without  water is unsurpassed, for  those of us who are fond of  dried flower arrangements,  to carry us through the turgid  rainy seasons. Mother Nature  has sprayed it gold and lt will  retain its purple center for  many months.  My thanks to lovely Nonie  Hill for naming a few local  wildflowers for me. As is now  obvious, I am wild about wild-  flowers and since I am myself  a transplant, I am unfamiliar  with many. The gorgeous  evening Primrose had me in  thrall last week along with its  obvious first cousin, a similar  shorter white variety. These  lovely generous yellow blooms  were cascading throughout  every ditch and byway on the  Coast; they were clustered at  every post-box and gate I saw  but no one seemed to know  their nsme. Thank you,  Nonie. I intend to spend a  great deal more time with  wildflowers in the future.  But I'm afraid 1 was really  sidetracked from gardens this  week by two marvellous books  snd the Great Lady who wrote  them. The books are Denison'��� Ice Road and limit Journey, and the author is Edith  Iglauer Daly of Garden Bay.  I, known to have the attention span of a loose faltering  chicken feather, was riveted to  mental ALERT by all three  wonder. I found myself  trampling Geraniums, sitting  on snapdragons, and typing  with my left foot, so please  forgive me, sweet-natured  editor and kindly, gentle  readers, for I'm off to my sun-  cot till the books are read and  I'll try not to gobble. Mother  Nature and St. Jude will take  over for me in the garden  which is the whole ralaon  d'etre behind carefree���  occasionally careless���gardening, to say nothing of  slothful columnists.  Happy Gardening and sun-  lolling.  Linda Harding and Murray Smith of Port Mellon planted the monster sunflower on  the right which has fourteen flowering heads.  Council meets ratepayers  by Carol Berger  A special meeting was held  between the Sechelt Village  Council and the Sechelt Ratepayers' Association on July  26.  Discussion regarding "nutters in general concern.,,  some of the things said over  the lut couple of weeks" wu  held In camera for two hours.  Representatives from the  Ratepayers wanted "more input into the Community  Plan," according to Clerk-  Treasurer Shanks.  It wu pointed out to the  ft  p  Ratepayers that the community as a whole had input by the  committee of eight and that it  was "too late now".  According to Ratepayers  President Chuck Dowman,  Council is "willing to discuss  it and allow more input".  "We'd like input to be on  more of a one-to-one basis snd  put the taxpayers' opinion up  front," Dowman ssid in an  interview following the meeting.  A letter hu been sent from  Victoria to the Sechelt Ratepayers' Association dealing  with the  "fact-finding mis  sion" made by two representatives of the Department of  Municipal Affairs on July 20.  The contents of the letter sent  on July 26 should be known  sometime this week.  In a telephone conversation on July 26 between Clerk-  Treasurer Shanks and Dave  Conway from Administrative  Services, it was indicated that  no further investigation of the  Sechelt council would be necessary.  Drop oft your Coasl News  Classifieds at Campbell's  Famll.v Shoes & Leather  Goods In down-town Sechelt.  i  ���  GIBSONS  Play it again, Sam.  mc.q*& **w\d Store  ** Shaw Road Industrial Park  (Behind Gibsons Motors)  We Buy Sell Trade Consign  or We'll Even "Rent It"  Furniture, Appliances, Tools,  Lawnmowers, etc.  Delivery Available  We Buy Batteries and Radiators  Hours. Wed.   * BEER BOTTLE DEPOT  Thru Sunday  9:30-6 P.M. evenings 886-2650  ^___________^____>^_m_______^_^__mi_m^_^_���_*^_______^  WMMMM^MMM^MM^^^MSMM&^M^WMMMMSMMMBMBMMMM^^^^  A  A  m  if*. - rn Z\  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  AND  Sechelt  AGENCIES LTD.  ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A MERGER  and opening of a combined office under the new name of  885-3271  JrTVfcl  "Im.  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Toll Free  684-2911  VANS PINTO BOBCAT GRANADA MONARCH Coast News, July 31,1979  ::  The Sunshine  Second Front Page  Benefits immediate  Waterline to West Sechelt in  Benefits are already being felt from the completion of the  long-awaited fourteen inch water main across the Utilities Corridor to West Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay.  The Sunshine Coast Regional Board hu been involved in protracted negotiations for several years with the Sechelt Indian  Band and thc provincial government to make use of the Utilities  Corridor which made the water main possible.  Chairman of the Public Utilities Committee Harry Almond  said, "I felt like we should all stand up and cheer". The main  Cavalcade Bike Race  was opened on Thursday, July 26, increasing pressure to Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay.  According to Gordon Dixon, Works Superintendent, a substantial improvement has been seen in the pressure maintenance and Are protection already.  A survey will be done by an insurance company regulating  body on hydrant capacities to base commercial rates for fire protection. Results of the survey should be known within the next  two months.  Miss Gibsons Realty, Carta Paetkau, accepts the title  of Miss Congeniality at the 1979 Sea Cavalcade  Pageant. Sharing the stage with Carta are Master of  Ceremonies Geoffrey Madoc-Jones, Queen Co-ord  inator Marlon Alsager, last year's Miss Congeniality Lorrle Plows, Miss Gibsons Chamber of Commerce Karin Achterberg, Miss Cactus Flower Denise  Lawson, and Miss Gibsons Lions Kim Mansfield.  First winner to be commemorated  Cyclists competing in the 1979 Sea Cavalcade ten-speed bike year's race organizer, Cameron MacCallum.  race will be vying for a very special trophy. The third annual The decision to name the trophy after Booth was made by the  race will award the 'Gordon Booth Memorial Trophy' in order to Sea Cavalcade Committee at the urging of fellow competitors  honor the memory of the competition's first winner. who were his friends.  Booth, who died in a tragic diving accident in March, won the Entry forms for this year's race are available at Trail Bay  inaugural race in 1977 and finished second last year behind this Sports in Gibsons.  Backlog awaits  Caution required around power    Sechelt Planner starts this week  M. .   ,*.���! nJ,������ At the time of Doug Roy's   he was Senior Planning Offi-  to out in five davs a wee  Five young British Columbia boys can vouch for the importance of being cautious  around electricity.  Three of the youngsters suffered severe burns in separate recent mishaps. Two  others were luckier but narrowly escaped being "fried  like a hot dot", in the words of  a rescuing policeman.  The four incidents dramatically underline B.C. Hyro's  program of constant warnings  and safety education.  In South Bumaby in May,  an inquisitive twelve-year-old  boy used his father's hacksaw  on a ground-level Hydro kiosk  near his home. The boy sawed  through the lock-hasp of case-  hardened steel, then opened  the box and reached in with  the saw.  Inside was a transformer  carrying electricity at 7,200  volts to serve an underground  circuit. As the saw touched  the wires, there was an ex  plosion-like sound and a short  circuit went through the boy,  knocking him out and cutting  off electric service in the area.  The unconscious lad was taken  to hospital with head, arm, leg  and back burns.  In late April, near Victoria,  two seven-year-old boys  climbed to the top of an  eighty-foot-high transmission  tower, which supported wires  carrying electricity at 138,000  volts. Fortunately, the boys  were rescued unharmed by a  Hydro crew and an RCMP  constable. But the policeman  told them in graphic terms  what could have happened. ���  "If you had touched the  wires," he said, "you would  have been fried like a hot  dog."  In mid-April, a thirteen-  year-old suffered severe burns  when his kite contacted a  powerline near Kamloops.  The victim's kite was attached  to copper wire, through which  Nuclear danger  continued from page one  insurance to $560 million for  nuclear accident damage at  present and it is obvious  considerably more economic  damage than that level would  be sustained by B.C. in a  "worst case" scenario at  Sedro Wooley.  The brief also noted that  nuclear energy is extraordinarily expensive to produce  geologic and geographic  factors connected with the  proposed site. However, the  NDP brief did step beyond the  strict terms of reference to  point out that the Bonneville  Power Administration has  completed a study vliich  shows that conservation pol  icies alone would provide  enough power to meet the  Pacific Northwest's energy  growth needs to 1995 without  the construction of any new  power plants.  "It is, therefore, our position that in terms of economics  as well as safety, a nuclear  plant at Sedro Wooley would  be a terrible mistake," the  brief said.  ' 'The NDP policy is opposed  to nuclear plants anywhere  because there is no technology available to guarantee  that mishaps will not occur  or to provide safe, permanent  disposal of wastes that will  remain radioactive for thousands of years."  the electricity ran to ground.  At Logan Lake, southwest  of Kamloops, a seven-year-old  boy received second-degree  electrical burns to his hands  and arms after touching live  25,000-volt equipment in a  Hydro kiosk that had been  pried open. This latest incident occurred on July 2.  J.A. Deptford, manager of  Hydro's safety engineering  department, urged parents to  make sure their children are  aware of the potential hazards  of electrical equipment.  "These incidents should  have been avoided���and they  could have been avoided if the  children involved had had  proper training and knowledge," he said.  "Electricity is a useful servant, but it can be extremely  dangerous if not treated wise-  ly."  To help educate children to  be cautious near electricity,  Hydro has developed a continuing safety program with  the theme, "Be Electrically  Alert", which to date has been  presented to approximately  100,000 pupils in B.C. schools.  Designed for youngsters in  grades two to eight, this program consists of posters, a  sixteen-minute cartoon on  videotape, and comic books in  which students can describe  their own safety impressions  and experiences.  The program is available  through Hydro's six regional  division offices located in  Prince George, Terrace, Vernon, Newton, Victoria, and  Vancouver. The videotape is  also available in reel-to-reel or  cassette through the Hydro  film library in Vancouver.  B.C. Hydro also warns constantly that kites should never  be flown in the vicinity of  powerlines or other electrical  MMMMMMMMM MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM.M.M.M.M.M  i  Gibsons  SEA CAVALCADE  50/50 DRAW  First Prize   25% of Proceeds  Second Prize   15% of Proceeds  Third Prize   10% of Proceeds  DRAW DATE AUG. 5th. 1979  50% of proceeds to SEA CAVALCADE FUND  TlCKETS 3 for $1.00   or 50 cents each  TICKETS ON SALE AT YOUR LOCAL MERCHANTS  facilities, that wire should  never be used in kites, and  that in wet weather, even  string can become a conductor.  Travelling  museum  Provincial Museum Travelling  Exhibit Currently Showing  The Elphinstone Pioneer  Museum located at the Municipal Museum Building, corner of Winn and Gower Point  Roads, Gibsons, is currently  hosting a travelling exhibit  from the Provincial Museum  in Victoria. It will be shown  until August 17.  The exhibit, entitled Frank  Swannell, British Columbia  Land Surveyor, is by the B.C.  Provincial Museum, in cooperation with the B.C. Provincial Archives, and funded  by the National Museums of  Canada. It is made up of  photographs from the Frank  C. Swannell Collection of the  Provincial Archives, and  shows the difficulty of travel in  British Columbia in the  decades following the turn of  the century. This is illustrated through the life and work  of a land surveyor, Frank  Swannell.  The museum also has other  travelling exhibits booked into  1980, and will announce their  openings. For more information please phone the museum at 886-8232.  E.E. (Mickey) COE  Malcolm Powell, Pres. of  Village Motors is pleased to  announce that E.E.  (Mickey) Coe has joined our  sales staff and welcomes  his many Mends and customers over the past thirty-  three years to drop in and  see him.  Village Motors have an  expanding Fleet and Lease  Dept., and Mickey would  be pleased to look after  your requirements for all  makes, plus help you with  the selection of one of our  fine used cars.  Villuqc  riTuturs :-r-  ri AMC / Jeep  Renault 0  lies    271 04U6  by Carol Berger  The new Sechelt Village  Planner, Dennis B. Walton,  will begin work on July 31.  After the acceptance of  former Village Planner Doug  Roy's resignation, one of the  reasons given for the acceptance was a shortage of planning funds.  When asked how the Village  plans to pay the new planner,  Coast News was told by Clerk-  Treasurer Shanks, "We hope  that most of it will be paid by  developers in their applications for rezoning." The current cost of rezoning applications is $50.  At the time of Doug Roy's  resignation, $7,000 of the  $9,000 planning budget set in  January was gone. As of  October, council can change  monies from one area to another as part of the Municipal  Act.  According to Shanks, CouncU also plans to apply to the  Provincial Government for"  planning funding in the near  future.  Out of five applications,  Walton, 47, of D.B. Walton  Planning Consultants, Ltd.,  was chosen.  Since 1974, Walton has  been Deputy Planner for  North Vancouver. Before that  he was Senior Planning Off)- to put in five days a week for  icer for B.C. Municipal Affairs his first month to get rid of a  in the early sixties. backlog at a salary of $3,000  for that month, and thereafter  Walton will probably need at $250 a day.  NEW!  DOMESTIC HOUSE CLEANING  886-9351  Wash walls, floors, ceilings.  Dusting, vacuuming, inside windows  Hardwood floor care.  Total Interior clean-ups.  Along with total carpet care.  Daily,  weekly,  monthly,  yearly.  Concord Carpet Care Ltd.  #15  am  **  I  c  h  IS YOUR CAR SAFE FOR HOLIDAYS?  "THINK"  TIRES, Condition & Pressure  EXHAUST Leaking  BALANCING, Shaking & 3ouncing  ALIGNMENT Wanders, Pulls  FRONT END PARTS Worn, Loose  BRAKES Worn Out, Pulling  SHOCKS, ..Bouncing, Wandering  REMEMBER YOU'RE READY FOR HOLIDAYS  BUT IS YOUR CAR?  IF  G  o  o  d  r  i  e  h  lonsniL Tires  TIRE & SUSPENSION   CENTRE  886-2700  1 Mile West of Gibsons        On Hwy 101  masiei ch.iige  a/m  {  ri 10.  Coast News, July 31,1979  Roberts Creek Lions  off to impressive start  Tht' Roberts Creek Lions  Club hopes to undertake the  biggest program in the hislory  if the Lions Clubs of Canada  .1 ith the approval oi a pro-  \mTmVMmTWWmArjrjrmV*mTm9MmTm*m*Mm9mm*-mm*WmarWWJ^  posed   projeet   for   training  seeing-cye dogs.  As soon as approval from  the provincial government is  received,    the    thirty-three-  I  Attention  SOCCER PLAYERS WANTED  BY  ELPHINSTONE WANDERERS, JR.  Boys, 16���13, interested in playing soccer  There will be a practice at:  _*,..       Elphinstone  Secondary  Jp tl School Grounds  fl hfv, Wednesday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. jj  ^r yt' This will bea Division I Premier Soccer.^  For More Information       S  ��    CALL SHARON TURLOCH    3  886-2904 S  \  mtt  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C  tide tables  Reference:  Point Atkinson  Wed.July 25  0025 10.2  0505 12.9  1200 3.2  1920 14.9  Thure.Julv 26  0110 9.8  0550 12 7  1240 3.8  1945 14.8  Pacific  Standard Time  Frl.July27  0140 9.  06J5 12.  1315 4.  2020 14.  Sul.Jul, 28  0215  1)720  1355  2045  Open 9���9  7 Days a Week  Sun.Julv 29  0315  0815 I  1420  2110 I  Mon.July 30  03S0  0920 I  8.8  12.0  5.3  14.7  1505  2145  7.5  14.4  ��� Groceries ���Fishinci Tackle  ��� Sundries ��� Tlmex Watches  Tucs.July 31  0440  1030  1550  2215  7.1  11.0  14.2  member club plans to proceed  on thc $100,000 project.  The proposed site for the  program is a 9.7 acre strip of  provincial land between the  Roberts Creek Park and B&K  Road.  Funding for the training  ground will come from the  Provincial and Federal governments and Lions club District A-B-C-D and H, according to Godfather Joe Benner.  If approved, the project  would be the only one of its  kind in Canada. Expertise for  training of the dogs would  come from as far as Germany  and England.  "It's a three-year project  before we can put a dog on the  field. Only five percent.of  every batch of pups can be  trained," explained Benner.  The breeds of dogs will be  purebred German Shepherds  and Black Labradors.  Along with the announcement of their proposed project  at the July 26 meeting of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District, the Club was also given  approval by the -Board to  develop the Roberts Creek  Park.  On August 2, members will  meet for a work party to finalize development plans to be  presented to the Regional  Board for further approval.  NDP  Gibsons Harbour Area  Great Canadian and  British Paperbacks  886'7744  jk sk �� * * % * * #���* * H* * * -  885-9666  SWANSON'S  Ready-Mix Ltd.  Quality Concrete  ^NSO*,  )    Excavating Ltd.    O  Wharf Road, Box 172  Sechelt, B.C.  Septic Systems  Excavations  Drainfields   885-5333  I. & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand-Gravel  Dump Trucks  Our New Building Is Almost Completed!  BING'S EXHAUST PLUS  m SUPERIOR MUFFLER  100% GUARANTEED  EXHAUST SYSTEMS  PARTS & LABOUR  HWY. 101, GIBSONS  Let your Toes do the Walking  through our Yellows & Beiges!  (There are other colours, too!)  CARPETS BY  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd.  Gibsons    two Locations .0 Serve You   g^'/  by Ian Corrance  Abandoned Seal  Another young seal got  lucky last week. Jamie the  Conservation Officer got a  call from people out at Welcome Beach that they had  found an abandoned youngster on the beach.  It still had part of the umbilical cord attached, so it was  only a day or two old. It was  force-fed overnight and the  next day Jamie contacted the  Aquarium in Vancouver. According to the curator, that's  about the only way you can  feed them at first. Apparently  when the mother feeds them,  the milk is forced into their  mouths and the young have  no instinct to suck.  The young pup was flown  over to the Aquarium where it  will stay until it is able to feed  itself; then it will be released.  This is the fourth one they  have had this year.  Fishing  Since catching a nice-sized  spring a week or so ago, I've  had a one-track mind. Ninety-  eight percent of my conversation has been about my  adventures on the old briny.  After a week or so of this,  people are starting to bring  up other topics; maybe I'm  getting boring.  Oops, one more fishing  story just came in a minute  ago. I can't resist telling it.  It's the Sun Derby today  (Sunday), so we phoned  Smitty to see if anything exciting was happening. He  told me to call Colleen Morrison of Langdale.  Last night���the day before  the derby���she and her hus-.  band headed down towards  Port Mellon, to be ready at  daybreak for the big one.  On the way down, they  stopped to pick up some rock  cod and you guessed it, they  both hooked into salmon at the  same time. The lines got  tangled and they had to cut  one of them loose. The one  that they kept on the line  made it into the boat an hour  and a half later and weighed  in at thirty-three pounds.  Needless to say, they stayed  * out overnight and fished the  same area next morning, and  caught nothing but dogfish.  Last year she caught a twenty-  six pounder the day after the  derby. Perhaps we should see  if we can change the date and  make her the first woman to  win it.  Apparently there is good  cutthroat fishing at Rainy  River; a couple of people from  the Wildlife Branch or something like that went up last  week and were picking them  up on flies.  Odds V Ends  I got a call from Dorothy  Wright on Hanbury Road,  telling me where there may be  another heron nesting site. I  haven't been able to confirm  it .yet, but this is the type of  information that the Fish and  Wildlife is looking for in order  to get a clearer picture of  the birds' movements. So if  you know of any, give me a  call.  Coyotes have been seen in  the King Road area in Gibsons; this was from Rob  Leask, who also tells me that  for all my gallivanting around  on the water, I missed out on  seeing a pod of killer whales  travelling through.  That's all; I want to go  fishing, so if you have anything interesting happen, give  me a call at 886-2622/886-7818  or 886-9151. ta.  ,^B^  &jj^tiim? ....  OES summer tea  The annual summer tea of  Mt. Elphinstone Chapter #65  Order of the Eastern Star was  held early this month.  Mrs. Muriel Eggins,  Worthy Matron, gave a few  words of welcome before  introducing our Convenor  Mrs. Jakie Donelly who  passed to Mrs. Mary Gordon  (a past Matron of Mt. Elphinstone) the privilege of describing to a most receptive  audience the many activities  and special projects in which  the chapter is involved. She  then declared the tea officially  open in her own gracious  manner.  The smiles of the workers  and their cheerful manner  belied the fact that a few short  minutes before the tea started  the inclement weather had  forced one and all to move  everything into the social  room of the Masonic Hall���it  has been an established  tradition that nothing damp-  ens the spirits of Mt. Elphinstone chapter members, and  that people from Egmont to  Port Mellon always turn up to  support their annual projects,  so no apologies were required  for the change of venue.  The beautifully appointed  head table with its lovely lace  tablecloth and floral centrepiece lent an extra lustre to  the beautiful silver tea services at each end, ably attended to by Past Matrons of Mt.  Elphinstone and other past  matrons from various B.C.  chapters. The Job's  Daughters of Bethel #28,  under the supervision of Mrs.  Lydia Hall worked diligently  and happily serving those very  thirsty people who had depleted the home baking table,  purchased many tickets on the  various draws and raffles, and  bought the wares of the mystery table, novelties table, and  white elephant. Honoured  Queen Esther Michaud has  Summer  Cottage Owners"  Are you concerned  about the security of your cottage  during your winter absence?  Call us - we can ease this concern.  Burglary & Fire Alarm Systems  for  Commercial, Residential, Vehicles, Boats  Peninsula  Alarm Systems  E-ilrjl   Serving the Sunshine Coast  FREE estimates without obligation  Fast action in the fastball tournament last week  Sea Cavalcade Tennis  This year's Sea Cavalcade  Tennis Tournament will be  held on August 3,4, and 5,  Sea Cavalcade weekend. The  tournament centre will be the  high school courts, with some  play also at Brothers and Dougal Parks (Dougal Park on  Sunday only).  There will be a consolation  round for all players who lose  in the first round, this guarantees all players at least two  matches in each event that  they enter.  There will be prizes awarded to the winners and runners-  up of the main events and also  to the winners of the consolation round.  The entry fee is $4.00 per  person, per event. No match  es will be played without payment of fees.  Final date for entries is  Thursday, August 1, 1979, at  12:00 noon; they may be made  by phone (886-8020), by using  the form below, or by picking  one up at Trail Bay Sports.  Balls will be provided for all  matches.  The courts at Elphinstone  Secondary School and at Brothers Park will be reserved  from 6:00 p.m. Friday.  Tournament Notes  1. Entry is restricted to two  events only.  2. Play will commence in  Singles events at 6:00 p.m. on  August 3. All singles players  are to report at that time.  (Some  concessions  may  be  made for travelling players,  if the committee is aware of  the problem.)  3. All other play to commence  at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 4 (Doubles and Mixed).  4. A fifteen-minute default  will apply.  5. Queries, questions, suggestions, and offers of assistance to Eric Cardinall, 886-  7449.  ENTRYFORM  Men's Singles   Men's   Doubles   Partner's Name :   Ladies'   Singles   Ladies' Doubles   Partner's Name   Mixed   Doubles   Partner's Name   Fee Paid: $   Canfor and RCMP golf  by Ernie Hume  Two more successful tournaments were held last weekend. The annual Canfor Tournament was won by W. Sneddon, Jr., who shot a gross 78.  Second prize went to Wilf  Reiche with a score of 82. Low  net winners were Luke Lappin  and C.Jones.  The annual RCMP Tournament was held on Thursday with our stalwarts chasing  birdies and' pars instead of  speeders and lawbreakers.  Seymour Golf & Country  Club returned our visit last  week. A good day was  enjoyed by all with Sunshine  reason to be proud ot her  members, and we are certain  the customers were appreciative of their efforts.  Lending an extra bit of  enjoyment to the tea was our  favourite fortune teller Mrs.  Eva Lyons who fascinated all  those who patronized her  special table.  It was a pleasure to welcome so many out-of-town  visitors besides our many  faithful supporters from the  Sunshine Coast. Greeting old  friends and neighbours  seemed to be a major pleasure  and some of those we were  able to see were Mesdames  Margaret Swan, Margaret  Trueman, Molly McColl,  Alice Brooke (Grand Secretary  of B.C.), Mr. Stan Trueman,  Mrs. Leona Gatz, son Ron and  Leona's two great granddaughters Vera Milne, Margaret and Jim Foster, and a  contingent from Grace Chapter #39, Powell River.  Special mention should be  made of the great assistance  provided by the men of the  Chapter���setting up for us  outside and then helping to  move us inside, setting up  again, proceeding to . wash  mountains of cups, saucers,  spoons, and all those things  used at teas, smiling cheerfully through it all and then  ending up congratulating us  on a job well done. Thank you  so much, gentlemen. .  Coast winning the event by a  score of 20 to 10. The total  score of these two matches  was 30 to 27.  A beautiful landscape painting by J. Budd and donated to  the Golf Club for this special  event now adorns our clubhouse wall. It will be awarded  to the winning club annually.  It is remarkable how well  the fairways on the golf course  are holding up with the long  stretch of dry weather and the  busy summer season.  Eric Bauer and his crew are  to be congratulated for their  fine efforts under the director  ship of Larry Farr, Emma  Drohman, and Isobel Barnes,  who are still producing their  tasty sandwiches, muffins,  pies, and tarts, in spite of the  hot weather encountered this  last while.  It has been reported that  Bill Van Westen of Sunshine  Coast Chrysler of Sechelt has  offered the Sunshine Coast  Golf and Country Club a prize  of $1,000 in merchandise tc  any player playing in the Sea  Cavalcade Tournament, Aug*  ust 4 and 5, who can make a  hole-in-one of the fifth hole.  It's been done before, people.  Anne Marie Michaud of Qlbsons found this monster  growing In her yard. Perhaps columnist Dee Cee can  suggest what It Is.   Gibsons Ready Mix  WORKING  IN THE COMMUNITY  886-9412  *Drainrock "Washed Rock  *|and        "Concrete Anchors  ���Road Mulch      Avail. $20  '.Monday���Friday 8 a.m.���5 p.m  v.v.-..-.-..���-.  SSSSSHBS^  .���:���  warn  w_mm_________________\ Education: Should press  watch school boards?  by Cynthia Parsons  Education Editor of  The Christian Science Monitor  The following Is reprinted  from THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR of Monday,  July 9,1979.  MIAMI BEACH-Walter  Cronkite speaking: "The  free press, after all, is the central nervous system ofa democratic society. No true democracy, as we understand the  term, can exist without it.  "The press may be irres  ponsible at times, obstreperous, arrogant, even cruel,  when innocent individuals are  caught in the riptide of damaging publicity. But a free,  unintimidated, and unregulated press is democracy's early  warning system against both  the dangers of democracy's  own excesses and the approach of tyranny."  The time and place; Miami  Beach, April 22, 1979, at the  annual convention of the National School Boards Association (NSBA).  More than one panel session at this year's NSBA convention dealt with the media���  and particularly with the relationship between public  school board members and the  press.  That it's not a comfortable  relationship was easy to determine. While many said they  agreed in part with broadcaster Cronkite, they disagreed  vigorously with the notion  that the press has the right  to be irresponsible.  I attended two panel ses  sions dealing with media  relations, and spoke with more  than a score of school board  members about the press.  In general, the complaints  drowned out any faint voices  of praise.  School bawd misconception  At the same time, it was  obvious that many school  board members made the serious mistake of thinking they  were conducting private business while determining  policy for the spending of  public money for public  schools.  At one session, when a  board member said he was  shocked at the local press's  request for a salary list of all  school employees, he had to  oe reminded that such a request was well within the  rights of the media as these  were public servants paid out  of public funds.  And it's here, most clearly,  that many of the irritations  occur. What the press does  with what it learns about how  the schools are managed and  operated is the subject oi  much controversy.  Some school board members gave some good hints  about how to "care and feed"  the press. In one school district, each meeting starts with  commendations and the  awarding of certificates to  students and parents who  have done something special.  Over time this has become a  "media event", and highly  popular in the community.  The press, which the spokesman said earlier had Ignored  school board meetings unless  they contained confrontations  and verbal jousts, now covered all meetings as they were  of great public interest,  nphaidsehttaas  All board members present  at that hearing noted how  cleverly that school board  managed to get "good" news  in.  One man asked, and he  chuckled when he spoke:  "How do you deal with the  investigative reporter short of  punching her in the nose?"  He didn't like the advice  he got���to tell the reporter  Coast News, July 31,  whatever she wanted to know.  To let her sit in on any and all  sessions.  Another board member  wanted to know what to do  when a reporter called for  individual assessment of what  had gone on at a meeting. She  received conflicting advice.  Some said: "No comment"  would be the smartest answer.  Others thought it might work  to put forth your point of view  in hopes it would get into the  press and influence decisions  at the next board meeting.  Not a few thought that strategy would backfire, and that  no one should do much of  anything to make the press's  job easier.  1979 11.  A constant thread appeared  to run through much of the  discussion���and that was that  the press should promote the  schools (and the policies of the  school board), and in a sense  be an advocate. Members of  the press tried valiantly to say  that that was not the job of the  press.  That a good press was a  watchdog.  An implication, along the  lines of Walter Cronkite's  remarks, that the press is  some sort of warning system.  But this suggestion was  countered by a board member  and applauded roundly by  all his colleagues: "The press  is what needs the watchdog-  gingl"  JWWCTlfff!  ACCOMMODATION  BIG MAPLE  MO']  " vAif.  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Bait, Ramp, Moorage, Waterfront cabins, and R.V.Sites  Skm 72  883-2336  Pen-Ga  Marina  & Shipyards  Full Marina Service k Engine  Repair to all Makes  Diving-Moorage-MarineWays  883-2535  IALL SPORT:  dyiaxina  Your Outfitter  for  Fishing  Camping  Outdoor Supplies  Qlbsons Harbour  skms  886-9303  NOBLE CHARTERS  Salmon Sport Fishing  1 to 4 person charter  Why rent a boat and tackle  when (or about the same price  you can have a professional  guide and fully equipped  boat at your disposal?  Phone JOLLY ROGER  MARINA 885-3529  Or Garry Noble 883-9134  SwiiTTy's  Manna LtcI.  HENRY J. SMITH -OWNER  ���Ice & Bait  ���Fishing Tackle  p.o. box 96    886-7711  GIBSONS, B.C. VON 1V0  tht IBM! rmmmanm Panama  Modem Housekeeping Cabins!  fCamping, Boat Rentals  Tackle, Bait, Ice.  0��e-Oil* Outboard Ml��  Madeira Park, B.C.  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VON1VO                                           Eg. F  :or Sale, For Rent, etc.  X                           ._  :  :  :    n       i:    :  birth/  Mike Danroth, your local Sunlife  representative is pleased to  sponsor this space for your  Birth Announcements. Phone the  Coast News for this free service  and a free I  obUuork/  Rob and Cathy Leask are proud to  announce the birth of a baby girl,  Cara Amber leask. Born 12:06  p.m., July 20 at St. Mary's,  weighing Sib. 10 oz.  ���announcement/  DEADLINE SATURDAY NOON-  Transcendental Meditation  program (TM) as taught by  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.  Personal and private instruc*  mmm  Gibsons School of Theatre Dance  open for private tuition during  Summer. All levels Ballet, Tap,  Jan. 886-2531. tfti  tart  LosHnTheGibson^all^riday  July 20, sniall oval-shaped gold  and ivory charm. 886-7667 or  886-7139 #31  Beautiful Siamese in Red Rooffs  area (Cooper Rd.). Answers to  Kitty. Reward $10.   885-3153 #31  13&~^  Tandy. Passed away on July 25,  1979, Edward Kenneth Tandy,  late of Sechelt, In his 72nd year.  Survived by his loving wife Florence, one daughter Lorraine and  her husband Bob Wynes, one  son Marvin and his wife Jesse,  one grand-daughter Brenda-  Lynn. Service was held Monday  July 30 from the chapel of Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev.  George Inglis officiated. Cremation. Remembrance donations to  the Cancer Society would be appreciated^   Ploeutie. Passed away In Vancouver on July 24,1979, Desire (Des)  Plourde, late of Gibsons in his  56th year. Survived by his loving  wife Lila, three sons: Alan,  Michael, and Peter, two daughters: Ann-Marie and Lisa. Service was held Friday, July 27 at  St. Mary's Catholic Church, Gibsons. Father Angelo de Pompa  officiated. Remembrance donation to the Heart Fund would be  appreciated.  found  pel/  opportunUic/  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  for small breeds.  Call Sharon 886-2084  Part Siamese, part Persian kittens, weaned. 2 all white, 2  all black, $5 each. 886-9443    Ml  Have to give away male Border  Collie-Cross. Two years old,  friendly and intelligent, no bad  habits, has had all shots. Prefer a  "country" home. Mavis 886-8301  #31  JANE'S  ,   Seaview Piece   \  Mww,  Plumbing Ful  . Hours:  Fr). & Sat.  1Qa.m.��� 5p.m.  Appointm* nls anytime  Call 686-7621  hovel  w  per/onol  Baha'i Faith. For information  write Boz 404, Gibsons, or phone  866-2078.  All brown kitten, about two months old, on Fairview Road. Call  886-9204      #31  Leather wallet, Friday, July 27.  Owner identify at Coast News Office         #33  For All  Your  Travel  Needs  peninsula  trawl  886-9755  Registered  Travel Agent  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING  SERVICE  886-7311  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  an������������������������  Grandchildren coming to  visit? Rent a crib, high chair,  stroller, whatever you may  needl Phone Beth anytime at  886-2809. tfn  a������e���i  miiiiiBii   ���Jr>V*****iU*******-  Bob Kelly Clean-Up  Basements e Yards e Garages  eAnything  lluinptruek for hire  7 days a week  QOA-.7niQ Box 131. Gibsons  Mature person or couple to manage part-time wholesale/retail  business. No eip; will train.  Write  Coast   News.   Boz   460  Gibsons, c/o: Boi 44 #33  FREE RENT  Cpl.   wanted   for   caretaking.  Waterfront near Sechelt. No salary. 3 rm. furn. apt. 733-2364  or 434-1298 #31  r  Jtowtjoutwil... >8  Jtowgoudonlf  That'* hut* fu��l ��� rliMlfled  watil ad work*-! Clear oul  uiisanlctl article* anil  makr money lw>! ^  Coast Business Directory  ********* AUTOMOTIVE    *********  Economy ruto ports Ltd.  Automobile, Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    B8S-SI8I  need tires?  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  and Electric  Bill Achterberg  886-9232  Ltd.  ******** MISC. SERVICES *********  R.Ginn Electric  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RR��2 MARLENE RD.,  ROBERTS CREEK  /"J\ TRANSWEST HELICOPTERS /JLA  [0_\) (1965) LTD. (����/  V���' Charter Helicopter Service ^"^  Box 875 886-7511 Gibsons  THOMAS HEATING  OILBURNERSERVICE    0OC7111  Complete Instrument OOO' /111  885-5379  **********   EXCAVATING    *******  A***** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND****^  CRAFT SUPPLIES ^  SEWING NOTIONS  ********* PLUMBING **********  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING -PIPEFITTING-STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  I All Work Guaranteed  ******* CONTRACTIUG**-*!******  t  Phone 8864003   DANS BACKHOE  Septic Tanks, Ditches, Excavations  Sand & Gravel  \m  P.O. Box 1429  Daniel T. Johnson  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VQ/  JEWELRY^  WOOL  Sunnycrest    Shopping    Centre. Gibsons    886-2525  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  HousehoiO Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials tor Sale  Phone 88b-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. l Gibsons  i               set-up ot lurnace                                                   j  r       |   1  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  JI      P.O. Box 609  1      Sechell. B.C.  Bus. 885-2332  IP       V0N3A0  Res. 888-7701  VILLA CONSTRUCTION  CUSTOM HOMES & ADDITIONS  Sat.-Sun.    PH: 885-3929        Weekly  All Day After 5 p.m.  Lome Allan  Crane & Dragline Service!  DRAGLINE OR CUM BUCKET WORK  PILEDRIVINQ 4 WHARF CONSTRUCTION  beach or breakwater job quoted on - free ol charge  FROM THE LANDOR BARGE  ' 936-8062 anytime  B.A. BLACKTOP LTD.  ' 'Quality Service since 1966"  ������������1*% Paving, Curbs, Drainage Free Estimates  5JV.     885-5151     East Porpoise Bay Road  CERAMIC-QUARRY TILE-  MOSAIC  RESIDENTIAL 8. COMMERCIAL  5R*1 IIPDnRPTIIP       JOHNLEPORE  Gibsons, B.C.       J.LtKUHC I ILS      phon(J  VON <V0 886-8097 .  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  PERMATRUSS FABRICATORS  (Gibsons) Ltd.  Located next to Windsor Plywood  v:  Residential & Commerciai Roof Trusses  Free ^  Estimates  886-7318  P.O. Box 748  Gibsons, B.Cj  J.B.EXCAVATING  886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation  e Dump Truck ��� Backhoe  e Cat e Land Clearing  e Free Estimates e Septic Fields  ������moss GIBSONS LANES Hwy101��^  CLOSED FOR JULY  Oi  fc  Cadre Construction ltd.  Framing, remodelling, additions,  HOUSES BUILT TO COMPLETION-  ^Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  GIBSONS SAND & GRAVEL LTD  excavating ��� land clearing  road building      gravel  Classified aggregates      883-9313  j--Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  * Feed * Fencing    886-7527  * Pet Food    * Fertilizer  Pratt Rd.  Gibsons  Gutters Phone: Eaves Troughs  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  Commercial 885-2992       Maintenance  Residential Continuous  C & S Construction  Fiberglass Sundecks ��enoVtt,lons  Daryll Starbuck  HtHv47.W  Finishing;  Dennis Collins  88h.7l(X)  Classified  aggregates  SImI Qevttafimtmt 4U.  EXCAVATING ��� LAND CLEARING  ROAD BUILDING GRAVEL  886-Q830  ^m\\w**m\  SPECIALTY MACHINE WORKS  Qeneral Machine Work and Welding  Hours 9:00 a.m. ���7:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday Incl  Available 25 hours a day 88S-2S23  Cadre Construction Ltd.  Replacements and Storm Windows  Expertly Installed  Payne Road, Gibsons 886-2311  ********* ELECTRIC   ***********  CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Governmeni Approved  Free Estimates  Eacavalions ��� Drainage waieriines etc  .Ph 8H52921 Roberls   Creek j  ******** PAINTING **********  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Rea. 886-9949  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30 885-9816  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole s Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercial Conlainers'available  ******* BUILDING SUPPLY ********  Concord Carpet Care  886-9351  CARPET & UPHOLSTERY  SAME DAY SERVICE    niRSONS-SECHELT-PENDER HARBOUR  ���.3+f-^ i���� MM PugnooP  -in. mmm mau I     Ftnct Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bllolds,  / rl 1     Construction Plywood, and all Accessories.'  Delivery Phone 886-9221 Highway 101, Qlbsons  ********** Cabinets **********  SUNSHINE    KITCHENS  CABINETS -- REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-9411  \m.OPENSAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  ******* FLOOR COVERING^^^^^"^  Jo^S Tom Flieger   Phone 886-7868  Wlectrical  t3  Box 214, Gibsons, B.C-  "ONTRACTIN.G V0N1V0  V. Cadre Construction ltd.  ��� Exterior Painting ���  C  ��� Professional Work ���  ��� Airless Spray Jobs*  Payne Rd., Gibsons 886-2311  <��*  Upholsterers  883-9901 or  Serving Sunshine Coaat and Vancouver  All Furniture- Marine-Boat Tops  669-6500 Local 119  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open   Sat.  10a.m.���5p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  kNorth Road, Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.I Serving ths Sunshine Coaat  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreessen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  Terry Connor  880-7040  PAINTING CONTRACT}  Box540. Gibson). B.C.  PACIFIC-O-FIBERGLASS  FIBERGLASS LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS-SUNDECKS, ETC.  13 years experience        885-2981  SEAVIEW CARPETS - CABINETS  SHOWROOM OPEN  10-6     Tues.-Sat.  666-2417        922-2017   TOLL FREE onnounccmcnt/  Money Back Life  Insurance. Income  Protection. Mortgage  Payment. Retirement  Funds. Education  of Children.  Business Insurance.  Let me show you  how you can benefit.  Mike Danroth  Representative  P.O. Box 1220  Gibsons, B.C. VON  886-9408  Get your life in shape.  Il  'ulp Mill Production Personne  Applications are invited for current and future  openings (entry level) In the production departments of our pulp mill operation at Port Mellon.  Only applicants Interested in permanent, long-  term employment who have demonstrated a consistent, stable work record over the past two to five  years need apply.  Pay rate Is $9.06 per hour (base).  Qualified applicants should apply In writing to  the Industrial Relations Department at the address  below:  Canadian Forest Products Ltd.  Howe Sound Pulp Division  Port Mellon, B.C.  V0N2S0  The Corporation of the Village of Sechelt  Notice of Intention to Sell  Sealed tenders will be received by the Clerk-  Treasurer for the following properties, up to 12:00  noon, on Friday, August 10th, 1979.  Village Library properties & building - Lots 3 &  4, Block 13, District Lots 303 and 304, Plan 261S.  Minimum acceptable price $58,000.00  Village Office property & building - Lot 9,  Block E of Block 111, District Lots 303 and 304, Plan  8658. Minimum acceptable price $71,000.00  If further Information is required please contact  the Village Office from Monday to Friday between  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Purchaser to pay all transfer fees.  Minimum acceptable price to Include acquisition by the Village of Sechelt of a minimum of one  acre of property with suitable access.  J.M. Shanks,  Clerk-Treasurer  Village of Gibsons  NOTICE OF APPLICATION  TO THE COMPTROLLER OF WATER RIGHTS  UNDER THE WATER UTILITIES ACT  AND THE ENERGY ACT  NOTICE Is hereby given by the VILLAGE OF  GIBSONS that an application has been made to the  Comptroller of Water Rights for an amendment to  the certificate of public convenience and necessity  for the proposed operation of a waterworks distribution system to serve residents In the area of,  Highway #101 and Henry Road, specifically:  Lot 3, Block C, Plan 16702, District Lot 690,  Lot 1, Block C, Plan 10833, District Lot 690,  Lot 4, Block C, Plan 16702, District Lot 690,  Block 3, Plan 3455, D.L. 902, Except south 4oo feet  of east 200,  Plan 3455, D.L. 902, Pel A - C390020L of Lot 3,  Lot 1, Block B, Plan 4573, D.L. 690,  Lot 1, Block C, Plan 3598, D.L. 690,  Lot 2, Block B, Plan 4573, D.L. 690,  Block 8, Plan 3654, D.L. 902,  Block C, Plan 10633, D.L. 690, Lot 2 of Pel. B of  Loti,  Block C, Plan 4973, D.L. 690, - Pel 1 of Lot b of Lot  4;  Lot C, Block 8, Plan 15339, D.L. 682,  Block 2, Plan 3639, D.L. 683,  Lot 8, Block 6, Plan 3633, D.L. 692,  Lot B, Block 1, Plan 9351, D.L. 603,  Block 8, Plan 4768, D.L. 682, Parcel B. Exp. Plan  4221,  Lot 9, Plan 9768, D.L. 908 NE Va,  Lot 1, Block 3, Plan 1275, D.L. 909,  Lot 10, Plan 9768, D.L. 908 NE Vi,  Lot 8, Plan 9768, D.L. 908 NE Va  Any person wishing futher information In connection with this application should apply directly to  the Municipal Hall, 1490 South Fletcher Road,  Gibsons, B.C.  Any objections to this application are to be forwarded to the Comptroller of Water Rights, Water  Utilities Act, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  to be in his hands on or before August 22,1979.  Village of Gibsons,  P.O. Box 340,  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  J.W.Copland  MUNICIPAL CLERK  help  wonted  work wonted  Coast News,July 31,1979  13.  lot /ok  for /ole  lot rent  r  ATTIC ANTIQUES  Sewing Partner  Required for Boutique  Apply in Person ONLY  Part-Time Instructors  Instructors an needed for the  fall program In the following  areas:  Automotive Maintenance,  Basic  Automotive Maintenance,  Tune up  Bartending  Candlemaking  Diesel Theory  Fiberglasslng  Furniture Refinishing  Guitar  Office Machines  Quilting  Small Engine Repair  Typing  Winemaking  Woodwork  If you have skills you would  like to share with others,  please call me or write immediately after August 6.  Karin Hoemberg,  Continuing Education,  Boa 6, Sechelt, B.C.  V0N3A0  Phone 885-3512. 2_  Needed: fully experienced full-  and part-time waitresses. Apply  in person, Seaview Gardens,  1556 Marine Dr., Gibsons, or  ph. 886-9219. #31  Sales Clerk apply Box 98, Gibsons  B.C. Apply stating experience, tfn  Two young people not afraid of  work. For digging etc gardening.  Apply Box 98, Gibsons. tfn  HELPWANTED  Person with small car to distribute the Vancouver Su in  Granthams Landing, Monday to  Saturday. Pays approximately  S135. per month. For more Information, call Mr. R. Gee collect  732-2327 In Vancouver or leave  message at 886-7097 #32  work wonted  No job too menial. Two young  men, with truck and work equipment prepared to do grass, woodcutting, cleaning up, etc. Experienced and reliable. 886-7880 #32  Moving, hauling, cleanups, house  and garden maintenance. Also  2 teenage boys want work of any  kind. 886-9503 #31  leool  VILLAGE  OF GIBSONS  NOTICE OF  APPLICATION FOR  AN EXEMPTION  FROM THE  PROVISIONS OF THE  WATER UTILITIES  ACT-  NOTICE is hereby  given by the Village of  Gibsons that an application has been made  to the Comptroller of  Water Rights for an  exemption from the  provisions of the  Water Utilities Act  and the Energy Act  with regard to the conveying of a bulk supply of water as described in the proposed  agreement between  the Village of Gibsons  and the. Sunshine  Coast Regional District.  A copy of that agreement is available for  inspection at the Municipal Offices, 1490  South Fletcher, Gibsons, B.C., during  regular office hours.  J.W.COPLAND  MUNICIPAL CLERK  Village of Gibsons,  P.O. Box 340,  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  Odd Jobs. I  'CLAPP'S  CONCRETE  e Placing and finishing of  all types of concrete work  e old concrete broken out  and hauled away  e guaranteed results on  any concrete water  problems  885-2125  Wayne Clapp after 7 p.m.  V.H.F. Two-way Radio sales and  service. 886-7215 T.F.N.  PENINSULA  ROOFING  & SHEET METAL  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  Jessie  ���^Uo/t/tison  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive, Gibsons  wonted  Very large second hand bird cage  by senior citizen, reas. please.  886-9443 #31  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  LUC LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creek  tfn  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar ��� Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032, tfn  Timber wonted; 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  Volkswagen Beetle, 1968 to 1970  In good running condition.  886-9851 after 6. #32  Hydroplane, with or without  engine. 886-8258 _#32  Older farm tractor In good work-  tag cmdltion886��ll60__#33.  WANTEDTOBin.  Old stuffed chesterfield and armchairs in good condition; carpet;  coffee and end tables. 885-3577  eves. #31  Old 78 r.p.m. records and cylinders of opera and classical song  for our collection. Highest prices  paid. 886-2513 _#33  Canoe in good condition. Please  call 882-8212 or 886-9793.       #31  YOUR AUTOPLAN  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza Evenings  886-2000   Norm Peterson    Dennis Suveges  886-9121    886-2607 or 886-7264  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  * Topping  ���Danger tne 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  for Explosive Requbementa:  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  Sechell  Tropical & Flowering     ,&  Plants and all their  needs,  v  Largq selection of locally ,  made crafts. *i  v    Open   9:30���5:30  MON.-SAT.  885-3818  SANSUI  STEREO  Rack Mount Special  A-U117 Amplifier  T-U217Tuner  S-C110 Tape Deck  2 Pro Linear SS0  Speakers  with 5 year  Unconditional  Guarantee  QX 50 Rack  $1199.  GIVE US A CALL  PRENTISS  ENTERPRISES  Dunham  Rd .  I'orl  Mellon  884-5240  IITusic Weavers  New 4 Used  Albums & Tapes  The Home of People's Prices  9       886-9737      *  DoCbiushblade $2,500. 886-2357  #31  Two large insulated boxes, suitable for storing fish on Ice, etc.  886-7369 #31  Porcelain pedestal sink, $100.00.  886-757*4 after 6 p.m. #31  Bark Mulch. Large and small  orders. $13.50 yd. 886-9031. .tfn  You just can't beat  MacLeods Prices on  Fridges,  Stoves  Dishwashers  and all major  appliances  See us in Sechelt  MacLEODS  ________________  5' wide x 4' deep Venetian blind,  $20,886-7098 #32  Glass fireplace screen, $120  (Hammered steel). Water pump,  $80. Small tractor-bulldozer,  $1,200. 886-9181 #32  FRESH   FARM   VEGETABLES  886-7046 tfti  Two 13" wheels from 1973 Toyota  (tires worn; one may be good for  spare) First $25. secures. Fit  snow tires and do your own  changing. 885-9210 #33  Small propane range. Older but  works well. $35.885-3903      #31  Tires B78-13  4 new retreads, used one week.  $100. 2 winter tires In good condition. $40. 2 used tires, $20., or  take them all for $130. Ask for  Manuane at 886-2622       T.F.N.  Honey  Pure unpasteurized honey from  Barry's Honey Farm in the spray-  free Grand Forks Valley. Phone  886-7284.6-8 p.m. #33,  Utility trailer 6 i 8 truck boa  $200. Canopy near new to fit 8'  boa 36" high, $350.886-7661 #31  16 pc. 2 z 10, 16 feet and 6 pc.  2 x 10, 20 feet, #2 and better fir,  new. 70 cents a lineal foot, lo-  cated at Sechelt. 9851095.     #31  For Hire  Short log Truck with self-loader.  Ph. 885-2455 or 886-2650       #33  Garage Sale, Sat., Aug. 4, Upper  WakefleldRd., lp.m.-4p.m. #31  Single bed, $15.886-9209      #31  Travelaire Trailer 13' long, sleeps  four, three burner propane stove,  Ice box, clothes cupboard. $1,400.  obo. 886-2136 #31   mmZlLTZmZ, f)K Arvm, $150   lo70Torino, 302eng., nice cond.,  Avail. Aug. 10.886-9685anytime.    ��� ,, -,��������� A,Itv .-,���,*.  VW Parts  Reasonable. 886-7891 eves.  am  COMMERCIAL PREMISES  FOR RENT,  LOCATED NEXT TO  MEDICAL CLINIC, GIBSONS  PHONE 885-2515  FOR PARTICULARS.  Deluxe Ige. 3 bdrm suite in triplex. LR. with sliding glsss doors  opening onto large sundeck.  Green w/w. Feature wall of  red tile with hooded electric FP.  Novelty bay window, swag lamps.  Lovely vanity bathrm with large  gilt mirror. Ares'with upholstered  bar, stools A mirrored back bar.  Dining room, crystal chandelier,  lighted valanced pass-through  into cabinet kit., range ft fridge.  Drapes throughout. Heated util.  rm., laundry facil. Friendly,  peaceful location on Port Mellon  Hwy. 20 minute drive to Gibsons Shopping Ctr. Rent, $300  a month. 886-9352 #31  Waterfront 2 br. house, Gibsons.  Georgia Bluff. FP, w/w, fruit  trees, garden. No pets. Avail.  Aug. 1886-2781 or 886-2344   #33  Clean modern apt. for rent.  Suitable for older couple. 886-  2417. tfn  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  Available July 15. Waterfront 1  bdrm. bachelor suite furnished.  2 bdrm. trailer furnished. Sorry  no dogs. Phone 886-2887.       tfn  FOR RENT  School Rd. & Gower  Point Rd. Presently  NOP quarters.Please  call collect 581-0995.  Willing to alter to customer's liking,      tfn.  MMMWMMMMMWM  STORE FOR RENT  Lower Gibsons  Phone:  886-9941  i���������amama������a  MaatfcafAaawtOaly  2-3 bdrm. house, partly turn.,  very clean. Close to beaches.  $225 per mon. Reply c/o Box 43,  Cout News, P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. #32  Deluxe 2 bdrm. suite, beautiful  view, w/w carpet, drapes, fridge,  stove & heat incl. No children or  pets. Avail. Aug. 1st. Eves. 886-  9038. Days 886-7112. tfn  1 bdrm. suite for rent. Furn.,  heat and light incl. North Rd.  near school and shopping. $160.  886-9953 after 6.  Available Sept. 1st. ��33  3 bdrm. home central Gibsons.  Stove and frig. incl. Preferably  mature couple, no pets. $300./  mon. 886-7272 #31  2 bdrm well-kept home, Gran- 2 bdrm. suite, fireplace, stove,  thams, avail. Sept. 1. Lge living fridge on Velvet and Chaster Rd.  room, panoramic view, carport. $250. per mon. including utilities.  $200/month. 987-5336 #32 886-2767 #33  2 Bedroom Cottage  September-June. Electric heat,  near beach, excellent sea-view.  Furnished. 886-2551       *   #31  Telephone answering systems for  lease, rent, or purchase. See  J&C Electronics. 885-2568     tfn  SBBBHSaMHUM^lMHBMMI  Hug/lock  Six 3 year old geese. Eight 2  months old goslings, 885-9294 #34  Child's horse, 14 hands high,  gelding. Ph. Saturday afternoon  & eves. 886-2153 #31  motorcycle;  1977 Suzuki 75, Good condition.  $300.886-2534 #31  ���automotive  1970 'Cuda 383. 340 hp. Special  Cam mtr. $1500. 886-2708 eves.   #31  '64 Ford Falcon Future in running  condition.   $100 firm. 886-9851   #32  74 Audi Fox, 44,000 mi., sunrf.,  4 spd., 2 dr., $3,500 obo 886-  2880 or 886-7534 OR will trade  fbrvanofsimllarvalue.        #31  '69 Chev Impala. Approx.  56,000 miles. Asking $600.  886-9770 #31  1976 Jeep CJ5 41,000 miles.  Brand new soft top. New paint  job. Runs well median*  cally, body good condition. Ps Pb  3sp st. Roll bar. Asking $6450 obo  885-3307 #31  '69 VW van. Pop-up roof, sink  and stove. No motor. $300 obo.  886-9137 #32  74 VOLVO WAGON  $4,000.      886-7098      #31  1977 3/4 ton GMC Van. Camperized, 350 eng��� Ps., Pb., sunroof,  rear vent, tow bumper, 25,000  mUes. 886-2859 #33  '71 VW Van, semi-camperized,  rblt. motor, new exhaust, brakes,  shocks, 28 mpg., mech. exc,  needs paint. Roof scoop. Many  extras. $2,000. Resdy to gol  886-2777 #33  1974 Toyota Celica. Good condition. $1,900.886-8051 anytime.         #33  '74 Dodge Van Camper, 318 V8,  Ps., Pb., sleeps four, propane  stove w/oven, light, sink and Ice  box. Offers to $2,700.886-2541  #33  1972 Mercury Montego MX VII-  lager st.wgn.P.W. P.S. P.B.,good  clean wagon. First $1,850. takes.  885-2853    * #31  Comfortable furn. one bdrm.  cottage for mature single men  only. Roberts Creek, waterfront.  $150.886-9885 after 6. #33  Gibsons.Large 2 bdrm. apt. $215.  per month. Available August 1.  Ph. Jerry, 885-9455 #33  mooted to icgt  West Sechelt���Halfmoon Bay.  House 1 or 2 bdrms., Sept. (or before) to June. 886-7727 or collect  734-1467 #31  uionUd to rent  Quiet ret. couple wish furn. hse.  or ste. Nov. 1 ��� Apr. 1. Red.  Mr. and Mrs. D. Cowan, Eagle  Bay.B.C.VOElTO #31  3 bdrm. house in Roberts Creek  area. 886-7955 #31  Cottage or beach house for month  of August. 886-7044. Ask for Lutz  #32  moilne  .=B=.  <JVA  PAINTING  VARNISHING  ANTIFOULING  Dean Clapp  886-7406  IAN MORROW 4 CO.  LTD.  Marine Surveyors, Condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.  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  p>opoit��j  14 ft. aluminum boat, as new  with oars $500. OBO.  886-7424after6pan^skforAl.  By owners: 1 charming Furn.  cottage. Outdoor B.Q. in playhouse. Many more small buildings, fruit trees, ornamental  trees etc. All on an acre of parkland. Through stream, close to  beaches etc. Also small coxy furn.  cottage, steps from sea and excellent fishing. Perfect for summer home. On two lots. Write  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons,  c/o Box 43. #32  15 h.p., 1960 Gale outboard, seldom used, good condition. Will  trade for 7 1/2 h.p. or 9 1/2, or  offers. 886-7164 #31  2 wood boats wilh flberglsss  bottoms, one hu cabin etc.  115 h.p. O/B $2,600. Other great  fishing boat with 50 h.p. $1,000.  885-5467 #32  A number lo note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Beautiful ocean view lot. Gower  Point area. By owner. Cash offers  886-2887. thi  BlUUUUMUUW^VVVVVn1  #34  #32  new tires and heavy duty shocks.  Must sell. 886-7094 #33  Miller  Marine Electronics \  886-7918  Dccca Marine Radar  '���  S&TVHF&SSB&   **  Universe CB  See Lorne  Lower Gibsons, next to  Dogwood Cafe  aggasssa  Close to beach and shopping  area. 3 bdrms. Lower Gibsons.  Spectacular view. Duplex zoned.  Completely remodelled. New  carpets. Fruit trees. Excellent  investment. Open Sat. & Sun.  August 4 A 5, 1613 Marine Dr.,  Gibsons. $47,500.886-9316.   #31  Gibsons village home 2'/. yr 1260  sq, ft. up-heatilator FP, 3 BR,  enste., Ige. kit. w/nook and din.  R. 800 sq. ft. down���4th br, laundry rm A toilet, Ige fin. rec rm.  w/FP, workshop, elec. ht��� dbl.  windows. Ocean view.. Landscaped, fenced, close to beach.  886-2024 #31  Gower Pt. area. Lovely 3 bdrm.,  2 bath home. Beautiful view. Call  886-7543 #33  mm 14.  Coast News,July 31,1979  moblk homo/       mobile homo/  SUNSHINE COAST  MOBILE HOME PARK  1 mile W of Gibsons.Hwy 101  Open 7 DAYS A WEEK  Ph. 886-9826  NOW ON DISPLAY  NEW UNITS  3 MONTHS  FREE RENT  with purchase  24x48 Atco - 2 B.R. & den  2 full bathrooms, full lap  siding, 16* eaves, 3rd gable  roof. Tastefully <i -corated.  10 x 45 2 bdrm. Travello  furnished. Propane stove & oil  heat.  24x28 Statesman - 2 B.R. &  Den. All appliances.  1973 121 68 Safeway 3 bdrm.  frig & stove, waaher & dryer.  Partially furnished.  Serving The Peninsula  For Over 10 Yean  MOBILE HOMES  SALES & SERVICE  ARE OUR  ONLY BUSINESS  886-9826  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lots.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  886-9826. tfn  Through student's eyes  A glimpse of government  2 bdrm modular home, 24x36, on  large leased lot. Many improve-  ments. $22,000885-3947       #31  12x50 Commodore Noble mobile  Home. Cdn. built, unfurnished.  New electric range, gun furnace.  Tank of fuel. New carpets in Lr,  corridors, master BR. Lots of  cupboards. 1 block to Sunnycrest Sh. Ctr. Storeroom under  const. To be sold as is, where is,  $7,000 cash. 886-7432 #31  Two mobile home sites near  beach. Free vegetable garden  plots if desired. "Bonniebrook"  886-2887. Sorry, no dogs.        tfn  H.T. Tent trailer "Kaplan".  Propane stove, sink, icebox,  plus awning, spare tire, 20 Ib.  propane tank. Good condition.  Firm $900.886-2946 tfn  1976 Meadow Brook 12x68,  2 bdrm super deluxe. Bay windows, patio doors, w/w carpeting  Exc. condition. Appliances &  drapes incl. 886-7386 #32  197612x68. Hlghwood. Fridge,  stove, carpets, drapes, sundeck.  Skirted. Bonniebrook Trailer  Park. $15,000,886-2740 #32  bv Karl Johnston  Mobile home, 10x48 with extra  LR, 10x16 on PAO bi nice trailer  court at reas. rent. Close to shop-  ing, etc. $6,000 obo.886-9203  #31  b.c.C *juhon  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:  Portable Tie Cant Mill, one-man  operatied, 12,000 FBM, misc.  logging. S/M equip't.: forklift,  2AC crawlers. Older models, etc.  8384021, Box 12, Grindrod, B.C.  #31  BUS. OPPTY. Auto wrecking  plus car, truck sales. Hwy 97,  central B.C. Trades accepted. No  reasonabale offer refused.  Retiring. P.O. Box 288, The Tribune, 188, N. 1st Ave., Williams  Lake, B.C. #31  FOR SALE: Urine-Erase saves  carpets I Guarantees removal  (dog, cat, human) urine stains,  odours from carpets. Free brochure. Dept. A., Reidell Chemicals Ltd., Box 7500, London, Ont.   #31  EQUIPMENT: Skookum Scissor  Boom���fits 1(4-3 yd. shovel over  40 ft. reach. Piles 35 ft. high.  Mar Hook Grapple. Almost new.  338.6643, Courtenay. #31  b.c. tt yuhon  HELP WANTED: New Concept  for jewellery, Home party plant.  No investment necesssry. Perfect for ex-Tupperware people.  Ground-floor opportunity. Write  or phone 253-1122,1535 Venables  Van., B.C. #31  CAREER OPPORTUNITY: Man-  ager, Gift-souvenir shop in highway mountain hotel. Candidate  must have sound retail trade understanding; self-starter and to  work closely with management  team; a stickler for detail and  neatness. Duties: total purchasing of souvenir items, some travelling to gift shows, etc., stock  control, pricing, training staff,  cash control and assisting other  departments during slow periods.  Must be able to adapt from slow,  winter one-person operation to a  very busy four-month season with  five or more employees. $10,000-  $15,000 plus room and board to  start. One-year commitment necessary. Prefer someone with  long-range plans with sights on  $20,000 net income after room  and board. All replies: North-  lander Motor Lodge, Summit,  Rogers Pass, B.C. #31  I NOTICE TO OUR CLASSIFIED  CUSTOMERS  It has been brought to our attention that many of our {  I customers are being phoned by another newspaper \  , and in many cases are led to believe that it is the <  , Coast News calling.  > Please be advised that it Is NOT the Coast News (  i policy to solicit classified advertising by phone. Do i  i not be misled.  NOTICE BOARD  8(6-78  POTTEHYSALE  Salurday. Aug. 4,9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Hilda's Hall, Sechell. All  pole by Elaine Futt��rman 131  EVANGELIST  Tueaday, July 31 at 7:30p.m,, Evangelist Shewn Kearney from New  Zealand will vlell Gled Tldlnge Tabernacle. Oower Point Rd., Qlbeone  A warm welcome to ell. Phon* 806-2060 #31  SWAP MEET ANDCRAFT FAIR  Flnt Saturday ol every month at Madeira Parti Community Hall,      |  10.00a.m. to300p.m.Call N��*Mor S8M37Slor table bookings  ot arrive before 10.00a.m.  WOMEN'S AGLOW FELLOWSHIP  Meeli every third Tueaday of the montn et Harmony Hall In Qlbeone.  Ladles ol ell ages welcome. Phone JSS-'428 for Information.  SUNSHINE LAPIDARY & CSAFTS CLUB  Club meet! lit Wedneeday every month at 7:30 p.m. For Information phone 685-2375 or MMM*. ��n  PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS .NC.  Are you a single perent? Divorced? Widowed? Separated? Never  Merrled? P.W.P. Is en International nonprofit, non-sectarian,  educational organlzetlon devoted lo Ihe welfare and Interests ol single parents and their children. A chapter Is now being eo-ordlneted  on the Sunshine Coast. For Inlormatlon please phone Qordy et 686-  7421 or Lily al 866-1337.  PENDER HARBOUR LIBRARY HOURS  Tuesday aid Thursday 1.30 to 3.30 p.m. Saturday 1.30 ro 4.00 p.m.  We heve emerged the library and neve eddede number of new books.  ELPHINSTONE AERIAL CLUB  Meeting every second Wednesday ol the month at 8 p.m., at Ihe Wilson Creek Club House.  NOW RECRUITING  ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADETS  Will parade Mondey, 7���9 p.m. at Sechelt Elemenlary for training  In: Search a Rescue: First Aid; Mep Using; Communications; Weter  Safety Marksmanship; etc. Interested moles and females aged 13  lo 18 apply for further Inlormatlon lo: G.Banyay. 863-9012;  R.Summerfleld 686-2180; T.Goddard 886-2656.  WESTERN WEIGHT CONTROLLERS  Meet every Thursday al 10:00 a.m. Everyone welcome For regis-  (ration phone 885-9386  ROBERTS CREEK HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  Every 2nd Mondey���Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary. 11 a.m.  M.Aldan's Hall.  THRIFT SHOP  Every Friday, 1���3 p.m. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church basement.  AL-ANON MEETING  Every Thursday In Gibsons at 8:00 p.m. For Information call 886- .*  9569 or 886*9037  The first day of the Forum  continued with an exercise  on immigration. At this session our assignment was to  develop an immigration policy  for Canada.  Each year thousands of  people immigrate to Canada  and the federal government  must control this flow. The  flow of immigrants is controlled by a National Immigration Policy. At the recent  session of the Forum for  Young Canadians, one hundred senior high school students were placed in this decision-making position. Our  goal was to teach a concensus  on one of five suggested  immigration policies. This  was a challenge each student  accepted with enthusiasm.  This topic afforded us the opportunity to discuss matters  other than solely immigration,  for example, energy, urban  affairs, urban sprawl, native  rights, Northern affairs,  agriculture, and natural resources.  During the course of our  discussion, several pertinent  questions came up that we  had to address. A few of them  were: How would an increase  in immigration affect our  dwindling natural resources?  Where would people settle? If  they settled in the cities, how  would urban sprawl affect our  vital agricultural lands?  Were these New Canadians  prepared to accept out customs and learn our languages?  These questions and many  others were discussed and  answered by the students.  At the conclusion of our discussion, we had to decide  which immigration policy  Canada should adopt. We had  five policies to select carefully  from the policies were:  a) 0 net immigration; b)  50,000 net immigration; c)  100,000 net immigration; d)  250,000 net immigration; e)  500,000 net immigration. We  now realized that our choice  could cause either an increase  or a decrease in our population. If we were to choose  policy A, B, or C, then the  result would be a population  increase. You must realize  that approximately 70,000  people depart Canada yearly.  You must also consider the  baby boom of the 50's and the  increased use of birth control.  After careful consideration,  our group's choice was policy  C. This was a difficult choice  because some members of the  group favoured policy A or B,  while others favoured policy D  or E. When the groups  gathered again at the conclusion of group discussions, our  group was amazed to see that  the unanimous choice of each  group was policy C, net immigration of 100,000.  At the present time 100,000  people immigrate to Canada  yearly. Canada's refugee  quota is now 40,000 people  annually.  I found this exercise exceedingly interesting for the following reasons: a) It placed  me and my fellow students in  an actual policy-making position; b) The steps we took to  reach our goal were approximately the same as the federal government would hive  taken; and c) Most importantly, the exercise offered students from across our vast  country the opportunity to  discuss issues of concern  to all Canadians.  The following day we travelled to Parliament Hill for  a discussion on the Central  Agencies. We were received  by Mr. J.C. Tait, the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet  of the Privy Council Office.  The central agencies are: the  Privy Council Office, the  Prime Minister's Office, and  the Treasury Board.  One of the many things  we learned was that the main  function of the Privy Council  Office is to give the Prime  Minister advice and analysis  on the totality of his policies.  Our discussion answered such  questions as: Is the Privy  CouncU Office partisan? Is  the P.C.O. politically sensitive?  The other central agency  we discussed was the Prime  Minister's Office. I found this  discussion particularly fascinating. The staff of the  P.M.O. consists of approximately sixty people. The staff's  duties range from clerical  work to advising the P.M. on  policy decisions. Members of  the P.M.O. have no powers  vested in them other than  those vested in them by the  Prime Minister. The students  asked such questions as: "Is  the P.M.O. a mini-cabinet?"  The answer to that particular  question is No, the members  of the staff are only the P.M.'s  personal advisors. Due to lack  of time, we were able to study  the functions of the Treasury  Board. *  The morning continued with  a discussion on Federal-  Provincial Relations. The  speaker was Mr. Nicholas  Gwyn. Mr. Gwyn is presently  the Assistant Secretary to the  Cabinet for Federal-Provincial  Relations. Earlier this year,  there was a Federal-Provincial  Conference and we analysed  their discussions. Some of the  topics we discussed were  provincial control over communications, natural resources, and also a constitutional amending formula.  In the afternoon we discussed "transfer of power".  We were met by Mr. F. Drum-  mie, the senior Assistant  Secretary to the Cabinet (Machinery of Government) of  the Privy Council Office. One  of the many questions asked  was, "How do the newly  elected members and chief  civil servants know what to do  at the time of change of government?" The answer is  simple: Read the government publications.    The fed-  ROMAN  CATHOUC SERVICES  Rev. Angelo De Pompa,  Parish Priest  Times of Maaaea  Saturday, 5.00 p.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons  Saturday eve. 7.30 p.m.  St. Andrews (Anglican)  PenderHarbour  Regular Sunday Maaaea  9.00 a.m. Our Lady of Lourdes  Church, Sechelt Indian Reserve  10 a.m. Holy Family Church,  Sechelt  12.00 Noon St. Mary's Church,  Gibsons  Confessions before Mass.  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gmvcr Point Road  Phone tW(.-2��)<)  Slintliii School - 4:*I5 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Revival.-7:00p,in,  Bible Sludy- Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nanev Dykes  9:30a.m.- St.John's  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m. ��� Gibsons  H8(i*2333  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  HigllMU' \ Mailiti  Sunday ScIiihiI 9:*I5  Morning Worship 11:110  Evening EVIImvsliip 7:00  Bible Study Wednesday    7:30  I'aslor i'ei Boodle  880-71071�� K86-9482  All'ilialei i\jili tile  Pentecostal Vssenililies of  (anada  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Salihatli School Sal.. 10 a.m  Hour of Worship Sal,, II a.m.  St.John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C.Drieberg  Everyone Welcome  Eor information phone:  885-9750 or 883*2736  BC's nuclear future  eral government has printed  a number of books for the use  of these people when the situation arises. Another question  asked was, "What happens  to the past government's  documents?" The cabinet  secretary collects all documents. Any information the  new government needs is  released to them by the secretary. The secretary is only  permitted to reveal the facts  pertaining to the document  in question. All documents  are stored st the National  Archives. After approximately thirty years, the papers  are removed and are placed on  display for public inspecion.  Our next meeting was with  the Honourable Renaude  Lapointe, Speaker of the Senate since September 12,1974.  bTMr.RctnrtteFoTerJ0^  Gulf  ISJafldS \]dte  Fortier was appointed Clerk  of the Senate and Clerk of Parliament in 1968. This session  was held in the Senate Chambers. The chambers were  being redecorated but even  with the presence of scaffolds  it remained a magnificent  room. We were also shown  Mme. Lapointe's office.  Mme. Lapointe proudly displayed the numerous gifts  presented to her by governments around the world.  During our discussion on  the Senate, we learned  what the prerequisites are to  become a senator. Some of  these are that one must own  $4,000 worth of real property,  and must also be of a minimum age of thirty years. The  Canadian Senate is comprised of some of Canada's  most prominent politicians.  One of the most outstanding  of these is Senator Eugene  Forsey.  After dinner we concluded  our second day by playing a  game of soccer. The teams  were Eastern Canada versus  Western Canada. The end  result was a one-point win by  Eastern Canada.  A Coast News visitor makes himself at homa. Airedale belongs to astrologer Rae  Ellingham, dog biscuits to the editor's dog.  The following article is  reprinted bom THE GULF  ISLANDS DRIFTWOOD of  Wednesday, June 27,1979.  by Jezrab Hearne  Is British Columbia to have  a nuclear future? Robert Bonner, chairman of B.C. Hydro,  addressing a luncheon meeting of the Victoria Chamber of  Commerce, says yes.  Painting the usual pro-nuclear picture of gloom and  doom, Bonner told the assembly, that we will run out of oil  in six years' time, this necessitating a massive conversion to electricity. He described the trend for greater  electrical needs in B.C. and  declared that we just have to  accept the fact that "nuclear  is inevitable, regardless of its  consequences".  Just what these consequences were, he never did elaborate on. Very briefly he  alluded to the possibility of  re-orienting our energy policy  towards conservation   ethics  and renewable sources. When  he did so, it was in a tone of  mockery and contempt. He  slurred the efforts of environmentalists struggling to  keep B.C. safe for people, as  the "strident lobby" of a  "bunch of people" who  "seem against just about  everything".  FOR THE U.S.  At one point in his delivery,  Bonner himself was hard-  pressed to justify his claim to  such exorbitant power  forecasts. Then he quickly  told the group, though he  Secondly, this gives Canada  sufficient time to embark on a  comprehensive program of  energy conservation and implementation of alternate  technologies, such as solar  power for light and heat, bio-  mass for automobile fuel,  windmills and tidal pumps for  localized electricity generators. With such a change in  its energy policy, Canada  would not only not freeze in  the dark, but its standard of  living would improve I  PRESERVATION  Thirdly, it is sheer slander  Come cry with me  By Ann Napier  Write Bex 3, c/o Coast News  Dear Ann,  Despite all my efforts I cannot gain weight. I know everyone thinks it funny. I drink  malts, eat potatoes and bread,  everything that's supposed to  be fattening. But no, I remain  skinny. Have you any suggestions? I don't feel attractive.  Bony.  Dear Bony,  There's quite a few of us  that would Uke your problem.  I too went through dying to  gain weight ��� ate whipped  cream and strawberries and  many forbidden foods, bnt  my metabolism and activity  was such that I couldn't  gain weight. Yon don't mention whether or not you  smoke. A smoker who quits  Dear Ann,  This is the season that  people put out feeders for  hummingbirds. If one doesn't  do the right thing - mix the  nectar in the right proportions, five to one, and add  i\ Church Services  vitamins, they can kill the  hmming birds. With honey  they get cancer of the tongue,  and with sugar, internal cancer or failure of the liver.  The vitamins should be only a  drop of baby vitamins in  liquid. I felt it was too hazardous and so quit feeding.  Anyone should check this information at food stores and  pet stores.  Worried.  Dear Worried,  I've road that birds pick a  nesting place near a good  source of food. So I plant  petunias, nasturtiums and  continuous flowering plants.  I see a lot of humming birds  particularly around the  hanging baskets. I think It's a  safer way to attract our lovely  delicate blends. A good deed  can backfire and be a ruinous  gesture. Hanging baskets  bring them In to visual range  and they high enough to be  safe bom cats. If there Is  more than one cat to five  acres it can deplete squirrels  and birds, so beware of  mother cat.         glossed it over, that this power for Bonner to portray the en-  is not totally intended for our vironmentalists as people who  use, but that much is destined are against everything. The  for the United States. He said primary focus of the environ-  that of course we will not be mental movement is the pres-  able to use all this power and ervation of a world which is  since you can't store electric- habitable! Pure and simple:  ity, that it must go some- fit to live inl  where. Thus it is intended for To what avail, if society  the States to pay off a massive implements all these highly  debt which Bonner has not destructive technologies, if  been able to lead B.C. Hydro what we get in the end is a  out of. world unfit to live in?  There  This debt wss incurred in we will be, with a brightly-lit  the W.A.C. Bennett days with Vancouver    Island    ("elec-  the grandiose  dam-building trifled", as Bonner calls it),  program. Finally Bonner con- too weak from cancer to turn  eluded that "our future is on the lights I  What goes for  in the hands of technologists, Vancouver Island, goes for  scientists,    snd    industrial- the Gulf Islands. The nuclear  ists" and that "B.C. Hydro reactor in Crofton is still In the  intends to carry out its respon- works and Crofton is only a  sibilities in  meeting public mileawayl  demand". * Neither Bonner nor anyone  Now, as one who Is not so else from B.C.  Hydro has  easily deceived, I must dare to shown sny interest in envir-  differ with Robert Bonner and onmental  concerns.      They  his radioactive dream.     In downgrade such efforts con-  the first place, the world is tinuously. It seems that B.C.  not  running  out  of  fossil Hydro regards human beings  fuels and oil as quickly as he as rather nasty creatures who  suggests. botch up their books.  GIGANTIC FINDINGS BOTHERSOME  At one time, it was thought The quality of life, the  that the situation wss deeper- health of such humans and fo-  ate. Since then, there have tore generations is an even  been gigantic findings of oil more bothersome consider-  in Alberta, and lately in south- ation. They try their hardest  era Saskatchewan, the eastern to sweep it under the rug.  high Arctic and off the coast of They do not want to be told  Nova Scotia. The Canadian that the onus is on them to  Energy Commission has re- prove that their measures are  vised its energy forecast to a not hazardous to human well-  very positive one for Canada, being. They force the environ-  We now have enough oil to mentalists to do all the work  last us well into the 21st while they sit back in then-  Century if we don't sell off too boardroom sneering,  much to the United States. In all his planning for radio-  (Where the situation Is des- active power, where has Bon-  peratel Perhaps Bonner is ner seriously studied the  speaking for the U.S. in pre- health   hazards   from   low-  senting his gloomy view?)  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  Sprinkling Regulations Effective May 1  The following properties may sprinkle on:  ���MONDAY      -7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  WEDNESDAY -7a.m. to 10a.m. to 10a.m.and7p.m. to9p.m.  FRIDAY -7a.m. to 10a.m.  1. All waterfront properties.  2. Cowrie Street in tha Village of Sechelt.  All houses north of the Hydro right-of-way In the Village of Sachalt, with  exception of Lookout Avenue.  4. All properties fronting the south side of Norwest Bay Road.  5. Derby Road, Blelgh Road and Wakefield Road in West Sechelt.  6. The south side of Chaster, Rosamund, Fairview & Grandvlew  Roads In Gower Point.  7. The west side of all streets In Langdale.  8. Whitaker Road in Davis Bay.  ALL OTHER PROPERTIES NOT LISTED ABOVE MAY SPRINKLE ON:  TUESDAY   - 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  THURSDAY - 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  SATURDAY -7a.m. to 10a.m.  ONE SPRINKLER ONLY IS PERMITTED ON EACH PROPERTY.  WHEN A FIRE SIREN  IS SOUNDED,  PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR  SPRINKLER.  G. Dixon  Works Superintendent  level radiation, from the transit and disposal of plutonium-  contaminated wastes and that  most horrific of potentialities,  a nuclear core melt-down?  How much thought has he  given to the implications of an  increase in the cancer rate,  the birth of deformed babies,  the dying of terminally ill  children? From a financial  perspective alone, one would  think that the sky-rocketing  costs In medical care and service agencies for the radioactive sick snd dying would  tend to cancel out whatever  financial gains are made  from radioactive power.  r^oibsons Public  Library  Tuesday 2-4 p.m.  l|Wednesday2-4p.m  Thursday 2-4 &  7-9 p.m.  Saturday 2-4 p.m  886-2130  I  lit  ]!:  II: Coast  PENDER LAKES PROPERTIES  18 LARGE LOTS  ��� Some with Excellent View ���  All with Power and Water Available  ��� Paved     Roads  - Prices from $11,000 to $18,000.  Pender Harbour Realty Ltd. 883-2794  RESL ESTATE  ��S&  FLORON  AGENCIES LTD  w  OFFICE 886-2248  REAL ESTATE * INSURANCE  1 Sit Marine DiNe, Gibsons  Ron McSavaney John Black  885-3339 886-7316  George Cooper  886-9344  LANGDALE: Panoramic view ot Howe Sound  and North Shore Mtns. from this comfortable  2 bdrm family home. Hu finished baaamant  with kitchen and bath facilities suitable for Inlaw ste., or extra living space. Main floor Is  1022 aq. ft., haa large LR with FP and w/w  carpeting. Range, fridge, and drapaa Included. Carport with paved drive. Sundeck for  summer relaxation. Only $53,500.  ROBERTS CREEK: 3 bdrm home on Lower  Road; full baaamant with a/o heat; large lot,  110' x 145' has soma fruit trees, space for  garden. House haa FP in living room and sundeck for summer leisure. Priced at   $42,000.  SECHELT: 2 bdrm mobile home with large  LR. Large rac. room, aundack, and storage  has been added. In first-class condition with  w/w throughout. Priced at 124,000. J. Black.  ROBERTS CREEK: Ultra modern luxurious  ���wft. home with 3,000 sq. ft. of living space;  designed for modern executive or anyone  wishing to entertain, etc. Main rooms open  onto patio sundeck with complete vlaw of  Georgia Strait. Large attractive garden completely private; low approach to beach, guest  cottage and many other extras. Ask for  further details of this choice property.  GIBSONS: 3 bdrm post and beam with ear-  port; 2 baths; master bdrm ensuite. Fireplace, open area living and dining rooms; new  w/w In living area; beautiful wall-planned  kitchen, also two rec rooms downstairs. Large  level lot, 127' x 225' with good garden soil.  Asking $89,000.  GIBSONS: Bay area, close to beach, stores,  and P.O. Attractive 3 bdrm home on extra  large lot with good vegetable garden. Home  Is conveniently dealgned with large LR, roe  room, utility, workshop, and span room In  basement. $52,000.  GIBSONS: Rural area, vary nice 2 bdrm home  with dinette, utility, and atoraga shed. One-  half acre of property Includaa trailer pad.  Asking $48,800  ��222.  LOWER GIBSONS: 3 lots, corner School Road  and H'way 101, tremendous potential, high  trafflcarea. Older house on one lot. $175,000  GRANTHAMS: Three lota on Raid Road,  Good Investment property, potential view.  Asking $5,750 each.  ROSAMUND ROAD: Three lots cleared,  ready to build. Only$10,500eech.  GIBSONS: Level cleared lot In Glbaona VII-  'age on sewer and water, 52' x 182', obtainable with email down payment of $3,500.  Inquire for further details.  WHARF ROAD:  Langdale, good retirement  area; lote5'x 193'. Try your otltr.  AlillMHNiCEDRRHOmES  921-1010  921-9260  Independently Distributed by:  M.D.MACKENZIE LIMITED  Display Home  and Office  6342 Bay St.  Horseshoe Bay  West Vancouver  V7W 2G9  PRIME COMMERCIAL SITE  Will build to suit or lone the raw land.  Situated between Theatre and Arena  In Gibsons.  886-2311  Cadre Construction Ltd  CLASSIFIED ADS  RONT  t1t<%��<%'a%^%%%%%%%'W^lt��ltlCla^%<<%%%%%%��3OOMO0t��!  I  GRANTHAMS WATERFRONT  L. 154.   Five-suite block nets over  $8,000 per annum. Tremendous location and excellent holding property  Sbw^tw  k  Kl  GIBSONS BLUFF:  L 151. Seven waterfront lota ranging  from $32,000 to  $46,000���all with  view   of    Harbour,  ijGambler, and Keats.  1A rare opportunity.  186,500  OCEANVIEW PROPERTY  ON GOWER POINT ROAD: L172  4 bedroom, 3 hatha���one anaulta and magnificent^  ���atone flrepiaoe, unique den with Franklin stove  on all landscaped, almostone-acro lot, f.p. 3109,81  HOMES  REVENUE PROPERTY: L 109. Modern duplex on Mar*  lane Rd. 2 bedroom homes with aeparate laundry and  heating faclimee. Rente almost $500 per month.  Small subdivision of lotoomer will slightly reduce  present asking price of  $55,000 J  HOPKINS  LANDING:  . L 189.  Fantastic vli  famlly 5 br  "  home, 2 baths, utility, huge family room with bar and fireplace built to George Skea's usual superb standard. FP.$59,000  ACREAGE  ROBERTSCREEK: L 188. 9.7acres with two homes, level  land, fronting on Highway 101 and Conrad Road. Good future  potential for this property. Let me show you and then you  make your decision. Call Pat, 888-8171. F.P. $98,000  ml.  REDROOFFS ACREAGE:  L 117.  Vary good 8 acraa approx., 4 miles from  'Sechelt.  Located cloae to Sargeant Bay  ' where tha big spring salmon ara caught. Thla  J of acreage dots not come on the market too  ' often and It can be yours for only $29,900.  Call Pat at 888- 5171.  fflHH  GEORGIA DRIVE: L98. 3 bedroom, with unobstructed view  to Nanaimo. Where else could you buy sueh a setting for only  $48,5007  LOWER GIBSONS WITH KEATS VIEW:   L 178.   Totally  rebuilt 3 br. home close to stores; transport, etc. Later development potential. F.P. $48,900  k*%%%%<%%����*��%.%��.��K��v��%��'��w����aoa  SECHELT:  L  Sachalt, 100'x 1219' approx. Facing south with i  vary good holding property.  F.P. $45,000. Call Pat, 885-5171, anytime.  ..REDROOFFS AREA:  L 122.  Corner 1U  .. acres.    Curran Rd. and Highway  ^Blacktopped road, water and power.  F.P. $18,000. Call Pat, 885-5171.  L188. Two Vi acre lots, zoned R2.  101.  PEBBLE CRESCENT:  L170. #1277, a house  with many fine festna���  such aa stuccoed exterior  (no painting), a lovely  warm brick flrepiaoe with alate hearth, two full bathrooms,  twobadrooms, utility room. Level lot with rock walla around  gardsn. Fruit treea. Cloae to all amenities. Call Pat to vlaw  att��-5171. Incl. fridge and stove. ' $44,000  t%%'w<%%%%��<x%%*��%��%����K'<;%%����%%%��<%��>��Mi>��.'  Grievances  continued bom page one  next week. The digester oper-'  ating floor reached a temperature of 112 degrees last week,  according to Gant.  Regarding vacations,  ground rules have not been  negotiated since 1971. New  negotiations on vacations  will start in September  through October for 1980.  An unresolved grievance is  company hiring policies.  "We told management that  the time is coming to have a  showdown���not enough people are hired from the coast,"  said Gant.  Union negotiators would  like a preferential hiring  policy to enable local people  and high school students to  acquire more permanent and  weekend work.  In the current Canfor contract, after thirty days of employment the worker is classified as a permanent worker.  "We're looking into it, waiting for the Labour Relations  Board to answer," explained  Gant.  According to Earle, "We  don't have any part-time  workers. Summer employees  are classified as full-time employees. If these summer employees choose to stay on they  can. In the collective agreement they have certain  rights.  "We set up a process aa  free from bias as we possible  j can," Earle said.  1 Regarding working condi-  1 tions within the plant, Earle  j said that major changes have  j been made over the past five  years.  Dave Gant commented on  issues from past Bull Session  Agreements that had taken  two-and-a-half years for completion.  Vice-President of Pulp and  Mill Manager Bill Hughes did  not attend the meetings as he  has gone on vacation.  Doug Joyce  885-2761  Bob Bull  885-2503  885-3211  HOMES  REALTY LTD  Don Hadden   885-9504  Post Office Box 1219, Sechelt  FREE REAL ESTATE CATALOGUE  Jack Anderson  885-2053  Stan Anderson  885-2385  Vancouver Toll Free:  6844016  WATERFRONT  ROBERTSCREEK: $82,000. 3 badroom home on 1.87 acres.  Spacious open plan of 1320 sq. ft. has ensuite oft master  bdrm. Home haa family room and utility. Reduced drastically In price for Immediate sale. Take Gibsons home In  trade. Bob.  SECHELT VILLAGE: $82,900. NEW-NEW-WITH-VIEWI  View from kitchen, living room, and aundack. Includes 3  bedrooms, kitchen pantry, fireplace, carport, large lot. Call  Bob to view anytime.  SECHELT: $47,500. Near naw, large, bright, economical  three badroom home, 1 year new, 1280 aq. ft. Thermopane wlndowa and doors, central flrepiaoe, open plan, no  stairs, level lot. Large sundeck, carport, and storage. Good  value at $47,500. Call Don.  WEST SECHELT: Aaklng $43,500. Contemporary 2 BR  home. Total of 1186 sq.ft. on 2 levels. Fireplace. Sea Doug.  WEST SECHELT: $75,000. Four bedroom home, 2 baths, 2  FP, auto-oll haat, aundack and carport on gentle slope.  1 acre lot overlooking Trail islands. Half block to beach access. Alao haa small rental cottage. An appointment necessary. Call Don.  WATERFRONT  EGMONT WATERFRONTAGE: Over 20 acres with approx.  1000' of waterfront. Could be an excellent Investment. Vendor oilers terms with $50,000 dn. Consideration given to  trades.  REDROOFFS WATERFRONT: Lot, 100' x 728'. Great view  with all services, water, paved road, cablevision, hydro.  FP $39,000  SECLUDED WATERFRONT ACREAGE: Do you want a  quiet waterlront retreat with no roads or cars? We have a few  parcels of evergreen forest, 5 to 10 acraa each. Minimum of  250 feet of waterfront and stream through moat lota. Locatad  22 miles out of Sechelt by water or air only. Fly In with Tyaa  Airways, Ltd. from Vancouver or Sechelt, or use your own  boat. Call Don.  SECHELT-SANDY HOOK: $135,000. Watarfront-Moor  your sailboat at thla dock. Large oadar home with super  sauna, decks everywhere. Privacy and expansive view.  Phone Bob for a viewing. This la a unique home.  EGMONT WATERFRONT: Excellent Invaatmant opportunity. Close to 660' of waterfront with 6 acres and a 5 yr.  old double wide home. Asking $85,000 with U dn. All offers  and trades will be considered.  REDROOFFS: $87,500. New waterfront 3 bdrm home with  expansive view of Georgia Strait and Vancouver laland.  Featurea shake roof, atalnleaa atael 'Shaw' fireplace and skylight. Treed lot. Bob.  BUSINESS  SEMI-RETIREMENT BUSINESS, GOING CONCERN.  $74,500 FULL PRICE. TWO LAUNDROMAT LOCATIONS.  TERM8 & TRADE. Both of these sitae are Idaal for year-  round ateady trade. 14 washer-dryers In one location, 7  dryers and 14 washere In 2nd location. All equipment In top  condition, stores are clean and newly daooratad. Gross revenue approx. $2,800 par month. For further Information, call  J. Anderaon, 885-2053 or Van. 884-8016.  WEST SECHELT, HWY. 101: $149,000. Move Into this  spacious, comfortable home and *n|oy a great view of the  Trail Islands. The rental from the fourplex on the property  will help pay expenses. Thla property Is large-80' x 474' -  and Is nicely landscaped. Call Bob for more Information.  LOTS  SOUTHWOOD ROAD: Cloae to 1/2 acre. Laval building lot.  Hydro and regional water at road. Chack & compare. Attractively priced at $6,450.  CLEARED, LEVEL LOT: Sachalt Vlllage-62.5 X120'. Raady  for building. Owner will trade as part down payment on  home. Value $12,500.  SELMA PARK VIEW LOT: Extra large 90 x 179' lot, corner  location, aaay acceaa. Excellent view of Trail Island. FP  $15,500.  WILSON CREEK: $11,5O0each. Secluded building lota located on a quiet dead-end-street. The lots are 160'x70', easy to  ' develop, and flat with some treea. Cloae to a good beach, in  araa of new homes. Call Stan.  HOPKINS LANDING: View lot cloae to ferry. Araa of new  hornet. Priced to tell at $13,000. Call Bob.  SUNSHINE HEIGHTS: Inlet view lot, 50x120x90. Close to  marina. Atklng $13,500. Call Don.  VIEW LOTS, SANDY HOOK-take your choice of 3, priced  low to Mil at $6,060. * $8,150. Owner will look at reasonable  offera to thete low prlcea.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Sunshine Helghtt lot 67 x 125' In a  dlttrlct containing tome fine new hornet. Laval and aaay to  clear. All tervlcee. $2,000. down and easy monthly payments.  FP$10,9O0.  ���  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  A  EALTY  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  ��� IBSQNS   Vand land development ltd.  RR#2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  CONVEYANCING-REAL ESTATE CONSULTING-APPRAISALS-    NOTARY PUBLIC  HOMES  SANOV HOOK WATERFRONT: A moat appalling property with owr  130 foot waterfrontogo, tunny aouth-wootorly expoeuro and a beautiful  vlaw. Small but comlortiblt home In exodlent condition and wilh character  and chirm. A fanteAlc hkJe-eway toro young couple. ttMtt.  1964 SEAVIEW ROAD: Idaal Inved-  ment. Presently rsntsd ot StOO/monlh or  would maka largo family homa. Braath.  taking vlaw of Kaata laland and Howo  Sound. Quiet araa cloee to ahopplng.  Quality homa built on double landecaped  lot. Priced lo tell quickly. Makean offer.  179,900  CONRAD RD: Two bedroom home with  two full bathroom altuatad on 2 112  acrae of level Ireed land. Creek rune  CHERVL ANNE PARK ROAO: Architect  deelgned tudor home In quiet cul<de-eec  with tome ocean view. Thle large 1271  aquare feet three badroom home muet  beeaen.Twoflnlehedllreplaoaa.llnlehed  rec room, eneulte plumbing, two aun-  daoka and tha Hat keepe going on. Situated amongat othar quality homee.  Front yard landecaped with many over-  graene. Don't buy before eaelng thle  home. St4,SSO.  BEACH AVENUE: New three bedroom  and dan home with ekylighta In living,  dining and bath. Cedar vaulted ceiiinga.  fireplace, ahake roof and lerge sunny  deck. Sltueted on nicely treed 'A acre lot  In Roberta Creek. -   ssr.soo.  1667 NORTH FLETCHER: Two bedroom  home on lerge view lot In the vlllege.  Flrepiaoe  In  good elted  livingroom.  through the property only 60 feet Irom   CHASTER ROAD: Two bedroom A-  the front door ol the cottage. Ideel etarter   frame on large lot for imell price. 04,100.  home or recreational properly.    S2MQ0.  GRANDVIEW ROAD (0(1 Pine): Lovely  on occluded and lully landecaped Vi acre.  Southern sipoeuro comblnee privacy with  view of Georgia strait and Vancouver  laland. Huge carport ellowa lor aaay  addition of e family room and still latvaa  a carport Sundeck teamed from living-  room and matter bedroom. Floor to celling out rook lireplace, thermopane  wlndowi. Winding concrete driveway  and many other feeturee. 163,590.  HILLCREST ROAD: A famlly home loceted on quiet cul-de-eac with tome vlaw.  Five bedroome upturn and one down-  italrt. Kitchen hat built-in DreaMM  nook, gerbegt compactor, tnd dloh-  waaher. Double tlnkt In Ihe mtln btth-  room plut a four piece enaulte. Full  baiement haa to �� IS rec room with II-  nlahed btr. Sundeck hoe a built-in  oarbeque. W.MO.  MAPLEWOOD LANE: Fully llnlthtd  newer home loceted In Olboono village  wilh a view of Georgia Strail. II you would  like e new home bul don't want the land-  actplng hattle and rec room finishing,  thlt lilt. Home hao3Ddrmt, master with  NORTH ROAO: 4Vi ant ami, meetly  dewed In paeture. Muat eae the Intlde  of thli gorgeout deluxe double wide.  Huge bathtub In enaulte off matttr bodroom, plut ttperata ahowor. Three  bedroome, large kitchen and famlly  living room. Earth Move cult heating  bine to a fraction. Good Invettmenl and  holding property. MMOt  CRUCIL ROAD: Bright and specious  three bedroom family view homa In  excellent condition loceted within teey  walking distance lo achooli tnd shops.  large kilchen with built-in dWnmhtr  end indirect lighting. Two ftreplaoti.  Huge recreation room. Lott ol extra space  In daylight btttmtnt for dan or extra  bedroom and work-shop. 868,616.  PRATT RD: Lovely ranch style throe bedroom 1212 tquere feet home, urge level  lot 75x 143'. Cedar feature wall In living-  room, dote to new elementary school.  Owner Iraneferred. Ma.MO.  DAVIS ROAO: Exceptionally wall buill  three bedroom home. Heeleletor llrepleoe, Iwo eundeokt, ftmlly dining room  plut eetlng ma In kltchtn. All thlt on  main floor. Lovely landacaptd level lol  wilh atoraga ahed, full garden In tnd  tneultt PbttM total), 2 llroplaoas, large   double garage. PLUt - Iwo lurnlahed  famlly kitchen. Sundtck. concrete drive,  carport, etc., elc, etc. Priced to tell with  quick occupancy. Itr.lOO  DAVIDSON RD.: Partial vltw from thu  new three bedroom home. Quiet cul-  de-eec with all new homee. Full basement for workshop or rec. room. 16x10  sundeck to en|oy outdoor entertaining  tnd tunbtthlng. Under the New Home  Warranty Programme. 164,600  1101 FRANKLIN ROAD: Largt ftmlly  home In beeulllul area. Stone flrepiaoe  In livingroom. Level nicely lendtceped  lot. Southern txpoturt, dote to Pebble  Beech, Pott office and ahopplng. Fridge,  Move and dishwasher Included. Muet  Sell. 840,160  suites In basement, saU-oontalnad with  private entrances, rentel S200 etch tultt.  This It t fantastic vtlue and only two  blocks to shopping, schools, etc. 887,606.  JOE ROAD: Five year old three bedroom  full btttmtnt homt In Roberts Creek.  Sltutttd on 1 tort below Hlghwey 101  with 4(10 of an tort above the hlghwey.  Nicely treed and ItntHcaped with ootan  view. This home Is 1200 squere feet with  fireplace on livingroom feature well.  Oil tired hot wa  roughed In plumbing and flxturse end  ���walls the handymen to llnWi the no  room, etc. Hugo tundtek with southern  exposure accentl thle lovtly homt.  LORRIE GIRARD ANNE GURNEY  886-7760       jon MCRAE       888-2164       CHRIS KANKAINfcN  885-3670 886-3546  GRANTHAMS:   Batch house loceted  at Grtnthame on a tandy beach with  good summer moorage In front. House  haa three bedrooms, lerge kitchen, living room and full bath.   Just pay  tn,000andaisumeieoea.      616,000  CENTRAL AVE: Granthams. Beautilul  .home on double wide lot. Million dollar  view ol Keen & Howe Sound. Dining  room has eliding doors opening onto the  balcony. Revenue with suites currently  rented et S29O.0Otnd 1200.00. Perfect Investment. Priced loaell. 146,606.  1780SCHOOL ROAD: Cory, contortion  four bedroom older home on lerge lot  conveniently loceted between upper tnd  lowtr Glbtont. Several fruit trees. Zoned  tor multiple dwelling. Excellent starter  home and a good Inveetment and holding  property. 611,600.  COMMERCIAL  HIGHWAY 101: Ltrgt lot 82 lott on  Hlghwey 101 and 271 on School Road.  COA Zoned could be commercial Prime  opportunltytodevelop. 646,006.  SEAVIEW MARKET, ROBERTS CREEK  Living quarters ol 604 tquere fttt. Thlt  It the only graoory More In the tree and  the biailnoto lo gnawing sloedlly. An Idsel  set-up for a family operation. The store  hounsra 10 a.m. to 1.30p.m. seven deyt  e mask. Profit end loel tlalsment end list  ol equipment avelltble to bone fide  purchotart, ttock is eppmlmelMy  ���16,000. m.OHptueitock.  REVENUE  CENTRAL AVE.: Granthamt. Beautiful  homt on doublewide lol.  Mllllon-ddler  view of KM and Hoave Sound   Dining  mom haa eliding doors opening onto the  balcony. Revenue with suites currently  rented el SJSO snd 8200  Parftct Investment. r-Tkadk.MII 646,600  GOWER   FT.   a   STEWART   RO.:  Duplex on comer of Qowsr Point snd  Stewart Road. Both Mm have large  kltdam and ltrgt llvlngroome with  fireplaces. One hit one bedroom end  the other three. Extra ltrgt view lot  with brack. Vlllege location near boot  launching, tennis, post office, and  shopping.                           182,100  FAIRVIEW ROAO: Revenue. Duplex on  e va acre lot raprttemi tht Ideel Inved*  ���nenl properly. There ere 1232 squere  'est In both of theaa tide by sue units.  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-9793        STEVE SAWYefl  885-2691  Fsetures sre post end Deem construction  with fettura well flrepiaoe and tundscks.  There Is appeal to aaparale rental markets with a two and a three bedroom  suits. Assumption of preterit mortgage  makes purchaet vtry stsy end e yearly  Income of over 67,000 mekee this property herdto beet. 678,166  PORT MELLON HOHWY a DUNHAM  ROAD: Thle btautlful triplex till Men  complMdy renovated from the ground  up. An Weal Inveetment with three large  three btdroom suites with electric  fireplaces In each. All KJi.ee are bsautl-  lully flnlehed tnd rmny oertrao Indudlng  ell new lendsotpmg mtkt theee stilus  vtry rentable et 8300.avp.rn. Mountain  LOTS    *mm  LANGDALE RIDGE: Lot t, Davidson  Road. Bargain price on thle lot emonget  attractive new homes on qultt oul de tea.  SANDY HOOK ROAD:  Estates. Excellenl building lol with  water, hydro end telephone le IM. A  speclacular view ofPorpotsa Bey end only  4�� miles from Sechell 86,886.  SANDY HOOK ROAD: Thru Idttl building lott In beautifully wooded end park  ilka toning. Then view loci overtook  Porpoitt Bey tnd t��Mt InlM. Water,  hydro and paved roods In good quality  Bub-dlvWon. vendor may eerry Agreement Icr Sale. 110,000 test.  TRAIL I8LAN08: Large waterfront w  with small cove for moorage. Beautiful  view on Ihrte sides Exoellenl tithing  epot on your doorstep. Cell and IM ua  show you this wMerlronl rMreet. 817,688.  UPLAN06 ROAD: Tuwenek. Ideel re-  creation Id In beautifully wooded end  park like SMtlng. Zoned for trailers.  This IM overlooks oschdt InlM and the  Lamb lelend. 86,866.  McCULLOUQH ROAD: Wilson Creek.  Cloee lo one acro M tread properly with  aub-dlvlstonpoeslbllllleo. tn.H0  CHA6TER ROAO: 80' a 200' doping IM  with nice true facing on two retda.  Spring on proptrty with water rlghte.  Close lo beech end school.         814,618.  ACREAGE  GAMBIER ISLAND: 6.2 WATERFRONT  sores on Osmbkjr laland. 280' on vastsr-  Ironl x 1230. Approxlmettty 2 sores  cleared plus 6 eorae un timber. Secluded  bey with 2 yesr dd wharf, ramp and MM  approxImeWy 40 a 16. tandy beech,  elrsem snd pod then property. Weter,  powtr tnd ttitphone In. Approximately  800 squere Iom cttrln yM lo be flnlehed.  200 degree west-south-west view. 278  fool supply train lo renin. Ideal racree-  Hond end Inveetment. 8188,886.  NORTH ROAO: 3.4 perk like acres.  Aocess from skfe rotd wllfsocure prtvecy.  Nioslr treed ctoseto ihe vlllege. 131,000  JAYVISSER  886*3300    DAVE ROBERTS  886-8040  A  ____________________________________\ 16.  Coast News.July 31,1979  On becoming a Rover  Ramblings of a Rover  by Dee Cee  The long, dreary days of  school dragged on. I was beginning to think they would  never end when a new and  startling change took place,  something entirely unforeseen  and unexpected that was undoubtedly to have a profound  effect on mc and on the life I  intended to follow. Not only  did il change my whole outlook on life but it added a new  dimension to ever) thing I did  or thought. Up to now 1 had  regarded the opposite sex not  exactly with disfavour, I respected my mother, my sister  and thc various aunts and cousins 1 came in contact with,  but my attitude towards girls  and women was epitomized in  the words of Kudyard Kipling���they were simply "a  rag, a bone and a hank of  hair" and 1 just wasn't interested.  The William Gibbs School  for Girls was next door to  the grammar school 1 attended  and only a high stone wall with  broken glass on the top (quite  a deterrent to any thoughts of  climbing over it and mingling  with the squealing females)  separated us. The authorities  had so arranged it that when  the recess periods for the girls  occurred we boys were safely  back in class and, presumably,  immersed in our studies of  the various subjects on the  curriculum. However, from  the upper windows of the  school, although it was forbidden, one could, if one stood up  when the master's back was  turned, gaze down into the  girls' playground and see  them walking around the perimeter or playing such games  as females indulge in���tennis and grass hockey, or practising for the end of term  sports day by jumping over  the tennis net and other silly  pursuits. Some of the older  buys risked censure by jumping up and taking furtive looks  but, as I said before, I just  wasn't interested and ignored  the commotion going on outside although one would have  had to be stone deaf or wearing earmuffs to escape hearing the squeals, screams and  cries of perhaps two hundred  girls at play.  Suddenly my feelings and  altitudes towards them  changed. It didn't occur gradually or by various stages but,  looking back on it now, it was  as if a bombshell had exploded  it came about so rapidly. Of  course I suppose it had to  happen sooner or later, the  first stirrings of sex consciousness, as 1 was about  fourteen years of age and  naturally, being daily in the  company of older boys, I had  heard some pretty lurid  stories (real or imaginary)  from them as to what you  could do to girls and, more important, what they could do  to you. I didn't believe half  of these stories and dismissed  them as wishful thinking or  sheer braggadocio on their  part and was too busy with  other things such as football,  fishing and swimming.  1 remember the new fall  term was commencing and,  without any warning, when we  attended the first day of school  wc found, much to our surprise, that Mr. Meadows the  English master was no long  er with us nor was Mr.  Thomas the History master,  Whether it was due to the  First World War and the carnage that had occurred, re*  suiting in a shortage of qual  ified men to fill their posts, I  have never determined, but  we were dumbfounded to  find in their places two women���Miss R. Pym to teach  History and a Miss S. Wilson  to assume the duties left by  Mr. Meadows.  Two girls or women more  unalike it would have been  hard to imagine. Miss Pym  was a tali, tweedy type who  wore pince-nez, woollen stockings and sturdy brown  brogues to emphasize what  was only too apparent���there  was to be no nonsense as regards her and the knowledge  she was about to impart to us  boisterous boys. Although at  the time I was in no position to  judge her qualifications, there  was certainly one thing that  did stand out���she had about  as much femininity and sex  appeal as a roll of barbed wire  and we were duly impressed,  at least I was. Miss Wilson  (we later found out her first  name was Susan) was something else again. On the short  side, cute and cuddlesome,  with all the curves in their  right places, a pair of delightful dimples and long,  dark, shoulder-length hair.  She threw us all in a tizzy and  I think it is safe to say that in a  matter of only a few weeks  half of the older boys were  madly in love with her, myself  included. 1 had had formerly  only a passing interest in English Language and Literature  but now it, or I should say her,  became my passion and I a-  waited eagerly her classes. All  the other classes, with the exception of geography, became  even more dull and uninteresting.  I have no means of knowing  just how smitten my classmates were but I do know that  I had such a crush on this delectable little creature that it  became an obsession with me  and I began to behave in a  most strange and irrational  manner. I became moody and  irritable, flared up at the  slightest provocation and,  strangest of all, lost my  appetite for food. I, whose  grocery consumption previously had been about the  equivalent of a Pereheron stallion, eating anything and  everything my mother put in  front of me, now became  choosy and full of complaints.  Before this consuming love  bug hit me I cared nothing  about my appearance but now  I spent long hours before the  mirror, examining myself critically, smoothing down my  hair and searching for any  possible signs of a blackhead  or a pimple which might mar  my otherwise healthy complexion. My parents noticed  all this strange behaviour and  thought I was sick and there  was talk of sending me to our  family doctor, old Dr. Evers. I  doubt if he, wise as he was,  could have found anything  seriously wrong with me. It  was simply that I was in love  for the very first time and, in  those years, there were no  pills, potions, or tranquillizers  available that would have  cured me or helped to alleviate  the condition.  maammaa��mamamamama  Week-long programs'of  SUMMER  ACTIVITIES  FOR  Sunsnlne Coast  Fitness & Recreation Service  Call 885-9386   __  ������������������������a  IS3SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS2  SUNSHINE  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded to the first  name drawn from the barrel Identifying the location  of the picture above. Last week's winner was Kevin  Henry of Langdale, who correctly located the Hon on  Mr. Poppel's first gate.  Police News  July 21: An attempted  break-in to a residence on  Ocean Avenue was reported.  Occupants of the residence  were away on holiday and on  their return discovered an unsuccessful attempt had been  made to gain entry by the rear  door. Slight damage was  caused to the door. There are  presently no suspects.  July 22: A disturbance was  reported at 12:15 a.m. at the  corner of Trident Avenue and  East Porpoise Bay Road when  a fight broke out involving  Ihree Americans and three or  four local juveniles. Two participants were admitted to  hospital.  July 23: A boat valutid at  between $300. and $400  was  stolen.  On July 26 a 2 hp Johnson  outboard motor was stolen  from Beach Avenue. The  motor is white with a red  stripe and valued at $285.  Also on July 26, a quantity  of cedar siding was stolen  from Highway 101 and Park  Road.  A report of mischief was  made after two tires were  slashed in Port Mellon on July  24.  Lumber and plywood valued  over $200 were stolen from  King Road in Gibsons on July  23.  On July 20 the Seaview  Place in Gibsons reported the  theft of a Sanyo AM/FM cassette recorder valued at $300.  The  Crown of  886-9744

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