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 The Sunshine  Published at Gibsons, B.C.  15$ per copy on news stands  Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  Delivered to every address on the Coast.  March 11, 1980  Volume 34, Number 10  Part of the fun at a clown show is participation. This youngster was kind enough to give Alexander a skipping  lesson during the Saturday performance at Chatelech.  On Lei Lake  SFU scientists present their case  by Ian Corrance  Upwards of 50 people gathered at the Sechelt Rod and  Gun Club on Thursday evening to protest the proposal to  treat Lei Lake with the pesticide Orthene.  Orthene is the chemical  which was to have been used to  combat the spruce budworm  last year. At this time there is  very limited information on the  chemical and it is the intention  of the Simon Fraser University  scientists to apply it to the Lake  and study the results. The  reason they chose Lei Lake is  because of its similarity to  Placid Lake. This is a lake on  the University of British Columbia's land near Haney.  Because of other studies, Placid  Lake cannot be treated. Both  lakes are to be monitored for  differences.  Doctor G.H. Geen, an ,a-  quatic biologist at SFU opened  the meeting by outlining his  reasons for the chetnical application.  To obtain more information  on Orthene, the Habitat Protection Section of the Federal  Government had awarded SFU  a $250,000 grant over three  years. This grant will employ  10 people. The first set of tests  have been conducted in the  SFU laboratories and it is now  time for the field work.  Orthene is different from  other pesticides insofar as it  does not seem to affect non-  target organisms and this, he  explained, was one of the  reasons for a field application.  They had travelled extensively in B.C. looking for two  compatible lakes. The criteria  was that they had to be small  and relatively inaccessible.  Both chosen lakes are five  acres with an average depth of  20 ft. and a small population of  cutthroat trout. Alter the application they will study the lakes  for eight months. Present  studies indicate that the toxicity level of the chemical is  between 1,500 and 3,000 parts  per million (PPM). They will be  applying it to Lei Lake at one  PPM. This would work out to  five pounds for the five acre  lake. At this level Geen does  not expect any mortality in the  fish population.  In 1977 Orthene was seeded  in Hidden Creek near Yale. The  to apply a low concentration in  late summer and study it. He  felt that the work in the lab was  not such that he could determine what would happen in the  field, but it was his feeling that  after a week there would be no  noticable   difference   to   the  V  >*(!  4*  -     4  ���  ���  i  4  it   mw#&t  J'  -     4      ".|  mm i  JkJ*  Dr. Oloffs, the pesticide chemist from Simon Fraser, is  shown here answering questions on his proposal to  use Lei Lake as a testing ground for the chemical  Orthene.  experiment was repeated in the  fall and after an eight hour  application at one PPM, they  found no toxicity in the fish or  the invertebrates. Tests done 1  1/2 miles down the creek  showed very little of the  pesticides as it is water soluble,  and after 24 hours they could  find no trace in the fish.  From this Geen fell that the  three mile run from Lei Lake to  the outlet at a point across from  Nine Mile Point in Sechelt Inlet  would be sufficient to break it  down. What he proposed'was  Lake.  The floor was then open to  anyone with a prepared statement. A local resident, Mrs.  Murray, explained that she was  against chemicals in any form.  Through the unwise use of  supposedly safe chemicals in  1957, her husband had come  down with various illnesses  including ulcers, spinal deterioration and tumors. Three  years after the use of the  chemicals, he died. From her  personal experiences, she advised against the application of  Orthene in any way, shape or  form.  Delegates from the Regional  Board, the wildlife clubs and a  wide cross section of the  population then put many  concerned questions to the  scientists.  Joe Harrison from the Regional Board asked if the  substance was carcinogenic. He  was told by Geen that it was not  a cancer causing substance.  Harrison informed the SFU  doctors present that the Regional Board was against this  and would be fighting it.  Although a permit from the  Department of the Environment was required and there  was room for an appeal after its  issuance, he felt that there  would be very little chance of  the Appeal Board rescinding  the permit, as he felt that those  on the Board had a vested  interest in the furtherance of  chemicals.  When questioned as to why  they had not used interior lakes  for the application since that  was the area infected by the  spruce budworm, Geen answered that it was not within  their budget to set up a camp in  the interior.  One of the questions was,  that since this was a Chevron  product, there must be information on it somewhere.  John Heringmen from the  Habitat Protection Branch of  the Fish and Wildlife Service  answered that there were  studies done by Chevron, but  they were not available from  Canada Agriculture who were  holding them.  Ruth Prefontaine from the  West Coast Environmental  Association read aloud the  warnings on the label of  Orthene. Amongst the warnings were, 'do not use in lake  water' and 'hazardous to  humans'. Doctor Oloffs, a  pesticide chemist at SFU  answered saying that the  chemical companies were not  too concerned about the heavy  warnings that were put on the  labels, people would buv them  For Gibsons Council  Garbage question still an issue  Quite naturally, the main topic of conversation at last  Tuesday's Gibsons Council meeting was garbage.  Five letters were received complaining about the March I  closure.  Alderman Metcalf said that he agreed with the protest letters.  He had seen what happened in a similar situation in Courtney. In  that instance people dumped their garbage anywhere. He added  that the increased distance to the Sechelt dump would make for  higher operating costs to the contractor. If there is anything that  can be done he recommended that it be followed through.  Alderman Trainor pointed out that the situation was not a new  one. "It has been going on for two and a half years," he said. "Now  all of a sudden people wake up to the fact that it is closed."  The same sentiments were voiced by Alderman Labonte. He felt  also that it was a bit late to fight it now. The solution he was in  favour of was an incineration program. He believed that the  garbage company was willing to do this if they could get a contract  with  the  Regional District.  An incinerator would cost  approximately $300,000.  Mayor Goddard as Council's representative on the  Regional Board, was previously requested to ask the  Board to re-examine their  decision to close the dump. She  had studied the Municipal Act  and concluded that such a  request would be out of order.  She will, however, be speaking  to the Board members on an  individual basis.  At his latest meeting of the  Provincial Emergency Program, Alderman Metcalf noted  that there was no provision in  the act whereby the Mayor  could delegate authority. He  recommended that the Sechelt  by-law could be adopted with a  few minor changes. It will be  given to Clerk Jack Copland  for examination and brought  before Council for approval at  a future meeting.  Metcalf also asked that  Finance Chairman Hunter  compile a report on the operating costs of the swimming  pool. Once he had the report he  would look into the possibility  of utilizing the waste heat from  the refrigeration plant in the  Winter Club to partially heat  the pool. The heat from the  plant comes out at 150 degrees  and it may be economic to  reuse it.  In his committee report,  Alderman Labonte requested  that Finance Committee let  him know how much money is  to be allotted to the running of  the airport. He felt that he  would need approximately  $5,000 as Gibsons' contribution. This would pay for  insurance, road grading and  the survey of the six lots  allocated for airport related  industry.  He also reported that the  parking lot on Gower Point  Road should be ready for use  by early April. There was some  concern that the five foot  retaining wall may not be high  enough, but Labonte pointed  out that it had held up through  the recent heavy rains and  should not be a problem.  The proposed Marina in the  Gibsons Harbour is still in  abeyance, but Alderman Trainor informed Council that  Senator Ray Perreault would  be representing them federally  and he would give all assistance  possible.  Wormald Construction  wrote to Council advising them  that they .would be calling for  tenders to demolish the old  pool hall. His client, R.C. Reid,  has plans to construct a five  unit townhouse on the site.  Later in the meeting, Zoning  Amendment By-law 358 gave  first reading to this request.  The by-law also includes the  rezoning of the property behind ihe medical centre fo: a  similar   project,   The   public  hearing for Ihis In law will be  on Monday, March 24 at 7:30  p.m.  Zoning Amendment By-law  357 was given second reading  This concerns the Oianakos  property on Gower Point  Road.  The Sechelt and District  Association for Retarded Children will be constructing an  Achievement Centre at Sea-  mount Park. A sod turning  ceremony is scheduled for  sometime in the middle of  March. The Mayor, or her  delegate has been invited to  officiate.  The Village has initialed a  Vandalism Account. This will  be an ongoing record ol  vandalism within the Village.  Co-op proposed  Competition  proposed  The First Annual General  Meeting ofthe Coast Consumer Co-operative was held in the  Port Mellon Credit Union  Building on Thursday, February 28. On the agenda was the  election of directors for the new  movement towards a consumer  co-operative on the Sunshine  Coast.  The initial organizational  moves came September 19  when six former members of  the Elphinstone Co-op met and  decided to form a 'full food  service, direct-charge co-op'. It  was decided that the new cooperative would be patterned  after the Mid-Island Consumers' Services Co-operative of  Nanaimo. The newly-formed  co-operative will be known as  the Coast Consumers' Cooperative.  It is estimated that 400  pioneer members will he required to 'join an idea, a dream'  for the Coast Consumers' Cooperative to be formed, and a  membership drive is now  underway.  Recently elected as President  of the Coast Consumers' Cooperative is Don Pearsell.  Other officers are Vice-President Rick Gamache, Secretary  Paulette Burgart, and Direct  ors Noel Reid, Beryl Husband,  and Gordon Gannon.  by Carl Chrismas  Mayor Mervyn Boucher has  proposed as Sechelt's 25th  Anniversary Project No. 3 a  contest, open to all residents of  the Sunshine Coast from  school children to senior  citizens, to come up with "A  Slogan For Sechelt".  Vancouver has its "By Land,  Sea and Air, we prosper".  Nanaimo has its "Hub City",  and Victoria its "Bit of Olde  England".  The Mayor is suggesting  something like "Canada's Riviera", or "Rainbow's End" or a  favourite of mine, "Sportsman's Paradise".  Helen Dawe informed the  Mayor that the old Union  Steamship Company had a  slogan for their ships serving  this area; "By North, by West,  by Sun". The Mayor has  transposed this a bit to "North  by West in the Sunlight*. I like  "North by West in the Sun", but  by whatever talent you possess  to express your fancy, it's a  wide open contest with exciting prizes for the winners, with  a 'Certificate of Appreciation'  signed by Mayor Boucher, for  all entrees.  A panel of judges has been  selected by the Mayor and all  have agreed to act in the  capacity. The panel consists of:  Harold Nelson, former Mayor  of Sechelt; Bud Koch, President, Sechelt Chamber of  Commerce; Leif Nelson, President, Sechelt Ratepayers Association; Pat Murphy, President, Royal Canadian Legion;  David Austin, President, Lions  Internation Club.  I've got my thinking cap on  and I'd like one of those prizes!  anyway. This brought some  derisive laughter from the  assembly.  When asked if alternative  testing methods were being  sought, Oloffs answered that  Please turn to Page Thirteen.  Wouldn't you?  Other than the Mayor's  contest, it was a 'business as  usual' kind of a meeting. An  animated discussion as to  whether 'Fairway" was a nautical word or not went on for  several minutes to decide on a  new street name for Ted and  Mona Osborne's subdivision.  Beginning to sound like a nice,  calm water place to live!  I was corrected by Finance  Chairman MacDonald on the  amount of Alderman Hill's  budget. He has $20,000 and  was looking for another 20  grand. Looks like he might get  it too, if Highway Department  approval doesn't come through  on the upgrading of Teredo  Street. Let us hope Alderman  Hall makes the grade. Hackett  Park is in his jurisdiction and  we could spend some bucks  there. Along with his proposed  Trail plan, we could have a  pretty attractive community to  rest our aching bones and  exercise our creaky legs. Keep  busy, Hank!  Timber Days  needs help  by Carl Chrismas  Poor Tim! He's sick with a  fever and may never survive his  8th birthday. A small group of  mourners attended a meeting at  Sechelt Council Chambers on  Thursday night, March 6, to  analyse his prospects of recovery and to collaborate on  medication to cure his ills.  Would a good shot of cascara  bark straighten out his entrails  and get his after burners  working? Or a very large dose  of Wakefield climbin' oil? Or  maybe he's just pinin' away for  a weekend date with Copper  Canyon Sal!  In any case, if wc are going to  bring our old pal Tim Berdays  back to life, something is going  to have to be done might fast.  Somewhere out there is someone with all the answers. Hank  Hall is a great organizer! Can  he take 'er by the face and whip  'er into shape'.' Or Hud Koch!  He's a public spirited citizen  with a lot of people behind him.  Maybe he could shove a lew of  them to the fore!  At last night's meeting, Nel  Jager and Dorothy Goeson  came up with what might be  part of the answer. Our Timber  Days has been loo adult and  child oriented, Not enough  activity has been directed  toward teenagers. This is true,  Our Special Events, for one  reason or another, has been  aimed at the adults. Our dances  have been aimed at the adults.  When teenage dances or activities arc proposed, they gel no  backing.  Nel is going to talk to student  councils and her own three  teenagers and gel their ideas.  There are many things that  teenagers could do on out  committees such as organizing  Please turn to l'.iu<   thirteen.  WsiStii^T,' ���������<.  !':��������� ���".���'-/..������     ������:"'"-. Ov.X.���Vv, ������. ,\V';       i  ���. -r>-   ���������:x*---.-'������ ��� ���������-*f      ���'    '-������' ���'���-������ T        V*s  .:-.'.. .>.������:���;*% ���.���..   - :'-X/.-t-v',' v  There was nothing left but a  and Bob Zornes ol Conrad  March 3rd.  few burned slumps after fire destroyed the home of Diana  Road in Roberts Creek. The fire happened on Monday.  |For 35 years the most widely read Sunshine Coast newspaper!) Coast News, March 11,1980  iiiil  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every Tuesday,  by Glassford Press Ltd. Phone 886-2622  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1V0 or886-7817  Reporter/Photographer���  Ian Corrance  Advertising���  Allan Crane  Fran Berger  Copysetting���  Gerry Walker  K.  Editor-  John Burnside  Office Manager���  MM. Joe  Production ���  Mavis Christmas  ^^^^^^^^B       Lyn Fabio       H   SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Distributed Free lo all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  Canada $20 per year. $12 lor six months  United States and Foreign. S24 per year  ��&<a  All praise to the Arts Centre  llial the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in  Sechelt is already filling a need and  enriching the lives of the people of the  Sunshine Coast deserves to be said.  I nergies which have long been dissipated  due to a lack ol a focal point are now being  focusscd in a very vital way through the  facility ol the new building and those who  planned and struggled to bring it into being  deserve the gratitude and praise of all of us.  So too. do the directors now actively  bringing an excellent variety of cultural  fare among us.  These thoughts, long held, arc moved to  the utterance this week after viewing the  truly remarkable exhibit ofthe paintings of  Pauline l.awson now being shown at the  Arts Centre. It was a coldand rainy Friday  night when we dropped round for this  exhibit and it is absolutely true to say that  one's spirits were immediately lifted on  entry into the building.  Pauline Lawson's exhibit is quite  literally breathtaking and those in the  community who have not yet availed  themselves of the opportunity to visit the  Arts Centre could find no better occasion  for an introduction than this present  exhibit which runs until the end of the  month.  We advise you to go early because we  fully expect that you will want to go again  and again. By all means take the children  with you. It is likely that they will be  absolutely fascinated and delighted with  Ms. Lawson's work.  Again, thanks to the people who made  this exhibition possible, and above all to  the artist. There can never be a time when  the world will have too much of work of  such joyous imagination.  An odour of wrongdoing  An unpleasant odour of wrong-doing is  beginning to hang over the provincial  government of British Columbia. It began  with what the press called The I.ettergate  Affair, a rather trivially seedy little  campaign to write letters to various editors  under forged names, but of late it has been  assuming proportions that are most  disquieting.  Two men have been recently found  guilty of conspiring to bribe cabinet  minister Jim Neilsen, Ugly rumours of  influence peddling begin to seep from the  provincial capital in other areas, and most  recently the man at the head of the  Attorney General's staff, entrusted with  the administration of the Law, has been  accused of using his influence on behalf of  his friends.  One would be tempted to call on Premier  Bill Bennett to take decisive action to  restore credibility and integrity in his  government but, alas, one fears that it  would be a waste of time. Bennett has done  nothing of late to give much credibility to  himself, let alone the government he leads.  With the government settling deeper and  deeper in heavy seas it is perhaps timely to  wonder just how long the opportunistic  and ambitious men who form the Socred  cabinet can be expected to stand loyally  behind a leader so bereft of vision and  common sense, both.  Changes in Victoria could well be on  their w.ay���and possibly before the end of  this year.  Yard Sale success  Wc are pleased to report that the garage  sale held on Saturday on behalf of the three  young Gibsons girls we wrote about last  week who are taking part this year in  Missions International was. in the words of  Kay Owen the organizer, an outstanding  success. Kay was absolutely delighted with  the community support her girls received  and said that the garage sale had realized  its target of $1,000.  There is one item not yet sold���a blue  catamaran. Anyone who has an interest in  purchasing a sailboat should consider this  one. It can be seen in Walt Nygren's yard  by the Post Office in Gibsons.  Heritage project  Some more letters have come in in  support of our suggestion that the  possibility ol acquiring heritage funds to  save the Inglis House should be investigated. In addition, several people spoke to  us last week in support of the idea.  More than vocal support is going to be  needed, however, il the Village Council is  to address itself to the question with some  vigour and haste. Those who believe with  us that the Inglis House is a community  treasure and must, if at all possible, be  saved should let their representatives on  council know their feelings, in writing if at  all possible. It does not seem that the  council itself has any intention of pursuing  the matter unless it is persuaded that there  is some community support.  Make your support count. Make it  public. Make it written. If the fine and  historic old building is to be saved there is  not a moment to be wasted.  |     ...Irom the files ol the COAST NEWS  FIVE YEARS AGO  The School Board is looking at  Indian land behind Si Mary's Hospital  as a possible site lor the secondary  school to be built m Sechelt  Elphinstone Ccigars qualify for the  first tune foi '���" i provincial Senior A  Boys' Basketball finals  Gibsons Council decides to negotiate with the provincial government  for the construction of an ambulance  hall beside the firehall.  Sechelt   flags fly  at half mast in  tribute to Fire Chief Tom Robilliard  who died suddenly at the age of 50.  TEN YEARS AGO  An attempt to rezone Sechelt  shorefront lots from residential to  commercial is defeated at Village  Council.  The Regional Board is debating  whether directors of zones areactually  mayors  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  Norm Burley of Sechelt became a  Boy Scout at a Sechelt dinner for 200.  Burley is a regional director for the Boy  Scout organization.  Seven people turn up at a Roberts  Creek meeting to decide what to do  with $2,000 in Centennial funds.  Service staton operators announce  a cash or credit card basis for  purchases starting April 1.  TWENTY YEARS AGO  RCMP in Gibsons open the new  School Road headquarters which was  built at a cost of $35,000.  A panel of school teachers hit severe  weather on the way to Pender Harbour.  The audience had to wait almost two  hours for them.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Tom Parrish is elected Sechelt's Fire  Chief, replacing retiring first Fire Chief  F.H. Billingsley.  Free buses are provided so the  public can attend a meeting on roads in  the Roberts Creek Hall.  A bridge over Canoe Pass will soon  provide a new connection to Francis  Peninsula.  THIRTY YEARS AGO  Pender Harbour Board of Trade  officials seek to have B.C. Power  extend its service to Pender Harbour.  School expansion requirements  create considerable interest with many  letters to the editor resulting.  Roberts Creek, 1931. The students of Elphinstone Bay Elementary  School, located on Lockyer Road to the east of its junction with  Highway 101, have won the first Inter-School Sports Day school  aggregate. Here they pose for photographer Helen McCall. Teacher  Jack Allan stands to left. Dorothy Husdon and Babs Matthews raise the  Drummond Trophy, donated by James Drummond, proprietor of Howe  Sound Trading. The Reverend CO. Darby, one of the prime movers of  the Sports Day concept, stands behind Bill-Forrest at far right. Events  for youngsters from pre-school age to senior high level had occupied  the whole of a day on former YMCA grounds at Hopkins Landing during  this occasion. The young athletes pictured here had outrun and  outjumped their rivals from Bowen Island, Howe Sound at Gibsons, and  Roberts Creek East schools. Photo courtesy Gladys Disney McNutt  collection and Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. L.R. Peterson  ytfiMMW.  The recent copy of the  Klondike Korner, the little  newsheet from Dawson City in  the Yukon, came across my  desk this week bearing sad  news indeed. It tells of passing  of yet another of the gold rush  city's historic old buildings, the  Downtown Hotel, which  burned to the ground on  Sunday, February 24.  Thefe are newer, gaudier  pubs in Dawson City now but  only the New Westminster on  Third Avenue and the Downtown at the corner of Queen  Street and Second Avenue  remained of the old-timers still  active on my last trip to  Dawson in the summer of 1978  and of these two only the  Downtown stayed open in the  siege of a Dawson winter.  In the sixties when I was a  teacher in the Dawson Elementary High School, there were  three pubs to which one could  repair for hot rums and conversation and a brief and blessed  forgetfulness of the encircling  cold and dark. There was the  Occidental, closed by fire  marshall, the Bonanza which  once was call The Pearl and  which also burned to the  ground, and the Downtown.  They all had their charm and  they all have their stories but it  is of the Downtown that we  would speak in tribute to its  passing. A host of memories  crowd forward for attention.  There's Old Pete Brady  coming into the bar there and if  you watch what he's about  you'll catch a glimpse of living  history. Pete's the last oldtimer  who brings gold to the bar.  He's been living up on Hunker  Creek in his little red cabin and  he's in town to raise a little hell  and spend a little money. Yes,  that's gold in the little jar he's  handing over the counter.  Hank Dubois is the bartender  and he'll weigh thegoldand tell  Pete when he's drunk his way  through it. Trust between the  two men is unspoken and  inviolate. You don't see much  of it in the sixites but it was the  Klondike way.  Pete's been in the Klondike  for over 50 years but his Irish  brogue is still pure County  Cork. His hands are the biggest  hands I've ever seen in my life. I  can see one of them now  wrapped around the hand of  my ex-wife Wilma who had just  sung Danny Boy for the old  man. "Count John McCor-  mack couldn't have done  better," he tells her. Still  clutching her hand in his  massive paw he swivels in his  chair. "Hank, bring a drink for  the young lady and young  Burns here." he commands. He  never does learn my name.  There are many memories  Musings  John Burnside  and stories of Old Pete Brady  but the bar of the Downtown is  full of shadows and of memory  and Pete must wait his turn for  fuller consideration.  Look over yonder, there's  another couple of octogenarian  rascals. Otto Lyken and Bert  Barber. Otto mined over on  Sixty Mile. Bert came in with a  travelling vaudeville troupe in  about the year the Downtown  was built, 1905, and somehow  never got away. He's still liable  to sit down at the piano and  belt out a couple of numbers.  Otto and Bert are living in the  Sunset Home and the old  incorrigibles are having a fling.  Watch how Hank the bartender takes care of them. He-  knows better than to tell them  they've got to walk home and  it's sixty below. He draws Otto  aside, sec him do it just now.  He's telling Otto that he thinks  Bert has had enough and  perhaps Otto should see him  home. In a minute he'll pause at  the table where Bert is holding  forth and tell Bert that he  thinks Otto has had enough  and that Bert should keep an  eye on him. Pretty soon, there  they go, a couple of gallant  ageds arm in arm seeing each  other home.  Black Mike Winic is in the  bar tonight, his husky booming  voice with its thick Yugoslavian accent is predominant. It is  the voice of a man who spends  long periods in silence. Black  Mike isn't drinking. He gave  her up at the age ol 95. He's  almost a hundred now,, still  lives in a cabin and still runs a  trap line. He has. the locals tell  you, looked the same as he does  now in the memory of all who  know him. He is reputed to  have reached the Klondike by  walking  across   Siberia.   It's  probably true. His only concession to his years besides his  abstinence is the wire-framed  glasses he wears for reading  and sewing.  These are the best times in  the Downtown Hotel. In the  midst of winter when the last of  the ancients who remember the  gold rush come out and the tall  talcs arc told.  But the summer, too, has its  charms. There was the celebration on June 21 when one ofthe  young Scots geologists working  up the Dempster Highway  brought his pipes to town. The  entire bar was somehow dancing, large Indian ladies, old  miners, and tourists breathless  with excitement and delight.  When the Downtown closed at  1:30 a.m. we all marched in  sunshine over to the Occidental  which was still open, led by our  piper. The police car pulled up  beside the impromptu parade.  "We can't have that noise in the  middle of the night," said the  young officer. The piper  paused a moment in his  exertions. "Officer, have you  received any complaint from  the citizenry?" "No, not yet." "I  think officer." said the piper  gravely, "that until you do  receive a complaint you have  very little to say." And the  piping resumed.  The Downtown Hotel.  Command headquarters and  free drink dispensary during  the flood of 1966. Jack  Butterworth poles himself  across Second Avenue on a  piece of floating sidewalk to  have a drink with the  bartender, Eddy Overshoes.  Both men wade to the barstools  in hip waders but the water  runs in when they sit and they  stand for their drink.  Please turn to Page Twelve.  A light exists in Spring  A light exists in spring  Not present on the year  At any other period.  When March is scarcely here  A color stands abroad  On solitary hills  That science cannot overtake.  Bat human nature feels  It waits upon the lawn;  It shows the furthest tree  Upon the furthest slope we know;  It almost speaks to me.  Then, as horizons step,  Or noons report away,  Without the formula of sound,  It passes, and we stay:  A quality of loss  Affecting our content,  As trade had suddenly encroached  Upon a sacrament.  Emily Dickinson  Gas versus  electricity  bv Joe Harrison  Director, SCRD  According to Mr. Art Wilms  of Westcoast Transmission a  natural gas line to Vancouver  Island will displace four million  barrels of oil annually, which  means a saving of $80-100  million yearly in federal subsidy payments. Wilms, who  spoke at the recent Association  of Vancouver Island Municipalities Convention in Campbell River is proposing a line to  Vancouver Island via Powell  River with a spur line to the  Sunshine Coast. Mr. Al Mac-  Pherson, head of the gas  division of B.C. Hydro, presented a competing proposal  for a line from Tsawassen  which seems unlikely to serve  the Sunshine Coast and Powell  River because of added costs of  crossing the Gulf twice.  Wilms indicated that with  record exploration activity in  Northern B.C. there is an  assured 30-40 year supply of  gas. Also Westcoast's facilities  lie on the proposed routes of  the Alaskan and Beaufort Sea  natural gas lines which guarantees secure future gas supplies  for Vancouver Island.  Westcoast's export commitments to the U.S. return over  $1 billion annually to B.C.  Reduction of exports by the  federal government or the  imposition of a federal export  tax would seriously endanger  Westcoast's cash flow position.  This point is not lost by the  B.C. government which uses  natural'gas revenues to finance  local governments. If West-  coast is to continue with its  northern and east coast exploration, the company wants to  improve its domestic markets,  such as the home heating and  industrial markets on Vancouver Island. Otherwise it is  vulnerable to sudden changes  in its sales to the Americans,  which would cut off money for  exploration in Canada.  Wilms indicated that it is in  the national interest to reduce  our dependence on foreign oil  on which the federal government will be soon paying a $21  a barrel subsidy. This can only  be done by using export  revenues and domestic revenues to finance exploration in  the Beaufort Sea and Newfoundland. Also, the continued  export of gas is coming under  increased criticism from all  sectors of the political spectrum which adds to Westcoast's nervousness. All of  which adds up to a giant  confrontation between the  federal government and the  province of B.C. Dr. Andrew  Thompson has recently pointed out that Westcoast Transmission is controlled by the  federal government's Petrocan  while B.C. Hydro is a stepchild  of the B.C. government. Simply, B.C. and the feds are  grabbing for the same money  and markets on Vancouver  Island.  Premier Bill Bennett is  decidedly unenthusiastic about  a gas line to the Island  inasmuch as B.C. Hydro has an  immense surplus of electrical  power going over the damns  which the notorious Cheekye-  Dunsmuir line will soon deliver. Bennett is also reputed to  have made an election commitment to the forest industry  guaranteeing access to cheap  electricity. If Bennett has his  own way the returns from the  home heating market and  industrial users will remain  with the province through B.C.  Hydro's electrical division.  The rub for consumers is that  on Vancouver Island where  people will have to heat  electrically, they will be paying  electricity bills equivalent to  using $60 barrels of oil for  heating. Meanwhile the federal  government will be forced to  continue exporting gas to  finance oil exploration while  paying federal subsidies on  imported oil.  Federal and provincial energy policies are obviously on a  collision course. In Alberta and  B.C. the provincial coffers are  being swelled by export sales of  gas, oil and perhaps electricity,  while the feds shell out billions  in oil subsidies and tax incentives for exploration. There  seems remarkably little sympathy or understanding of the  national interest with these  western provincial governments.  Closer to home here on the  Sunshine Coast this irrational  provincial-federal conflict will  manifest itself in the billion  dollar Cheekye-Dunsmuir line  and the forced reliance on oil  for home heating and industry  rather than cheaper gas. Island  M L As such as Colin Gabbman  of Vancouver Island North  openly acknowledge that the  B.C. government will probably  not allow a gas line because of  the surplus electrical power to  be delivered by the Cheekye-  Dunsmuir line. For us on the  Sunshine Coast there will be no  gas, an unnecessary power line,  and continued reliance on oil as  the result of this conflict where  .veryone loses.  We can only speculate on the  eventual outcome in this nutty  fight between Ottawa and  Victoria. A federal export tax  on gas? No gas line to the  Island? A compromise with  both sides dividing the take?  (And B.C. Hydro granted  permission to export electricity?) What is clear is that  Please turn to Page Twelve. Letters to the Editor  Heritage Conservation is attractive  Coast News, March 11, 1980  Editor:  Your editorial on the heritage possibilities of the Inglis  House reinforces the whole  issue of tourist awareness. One  only needs to visit places such  as Laconor or Port Townsend  or pick up any recent architectural magazine to realize  how current and attractive  heritage preservation can be.  The problem on the Sechelt  Peninsula, as well as other  places, is to understand the  concept.  I believe the brochure you  mention has been distributed  by the Heritage Conservation  Branch throughout the province. It should be noted that  besides its consultative services, it also encourages the  preservation   of   complete  streetscapes as well as individual buildings. The suggestion  from the Ministry of Industry  and Small Business Development to build "old" rather than  "new" is very well taken.  There are still remnants of  charm on the Coast that  suggest such possibilities, Inglis  House being one of them.  There are others in Vancouver,  for instance two apartments  being built in Kitsilano. The  English Sunday Times magazine, in a recent issue illustrated how sensitive and good  design could retain the character of villages, while taking into  account the modern conveniences.  It should also be noted that  we have two Heritage agencies,  on provincial, the other feder-  Browning on humour  Editor:  A few words about humour.  Real fun is when someone very  dignified suffers a slight accident which causes him or her  to lose dignity in the eye ofthe  beholder. Imagine for instance,  a judge of petty sessions  parading at the head of his  coterie of fellow law-butchers,  "clothed in white samite,  mystic, wonderful". On his way  across Parliament Square to  sessions petty or otherwise, he  slips on a banana skin and falls  hard on his bottom. That's  funny for the onlooker, not for  the judge. Especially if he is as  the good Will Shakespeare  described them, "with fair  round belly in good capon  lined".  Then there was the episode  of my good friend Laughton  who undertook to ride a white  mule in the transport section of  our battalion in World War I.  They tripped merrily along but  the mule did not see the  approaching shell hole because  Laughton was pulling his head  around to avoid it. They both  went half ass over tip���a mule  is only a half jackass���and  landed up sitting on their stern  ends on opposite sides of it,  both with the same look of  surprised amazement. Very  undignified for an officer of a  famous regiment which had  fought with distinction at  Waterloo and repulsed again  and again the charges of the  French Cuirassiers.  I read with interest the  editor's soccer triumphs and  disasters and with sympathy his  going head first into a mud  puddle. Ye didna fall in the  mud at Bannock Burrrn, ye  al. Pierre Berton, the head of  Heritage Canada, was recently  out this way promoting "Park  Site 19" in Vancouver's west  end. In this pilot project, it is  hoped to preserve about 13  buildings. (Only one of which,  the Roedde House, is heritage  designated.) Certain trees,  shrubs, gardens, walls, fences  and residences in one existing  block, as a public park.  The Sechelt Peninsula, as we  all know, has great natural  beauty but this can quickly be  eroded away as we can observe  day by day. Concerted action  by its citizens with the offered  assistance of public agencies  such as business, tourism and  heritage, can keep it the park it  needs to be.  Burnell Swartz  spalpeens! Which brings me to  the humour of words. Words  spoken at the right time at the  wrong place, and during the  game of all games, rugby  football.  The scene was Twickenham,  many years ago. France was  playing England al rugby  football. The Royal Box was  down in front close to the touch  line. In it was seated King  George V and Queen Mary. A  pile up occurred where they get  piled on top of each other like  pigs trying to keep warm in an  Alberta winter. There came  from the bottom of the pile a  loud, angry English voice.  "Take your knee off my censored, you bloody Dago". The  good King George laughed  loud and long. The good Queen  Mary was not amused.  John S. Browning  U.B.C. offers hockey school  Editor:  The University of British  Columbia, Physical Education  and Recreation Department, is  offering its 18th annual Resident Hockey School.  The purpose of the Resident  Hockey School is the development of a boy's hockey fundamentals in terms of his  growth. Thus, the focus of the  programme will be oriented to  those training activities which  will ensure that the goals and  developmental needs and a-  New sailing chart  bilities of the student are  realized. It is our expectation  that this type of programme  will prove to be an enjoyable  experience for those students  attending.  As a non-protit community  service, we would sincerely  appreciate any assistance you  can give to the U.B.C. Resident  Hockey School. Some details  about our programme are  listed below.  DATES: July 5 to August 30,  Editor:  Re: Sailing Directions for  British Columbia  (South Portion)  Volume 1, 1979  The Canadian Hydrographic  Service  advises  that  a  new  edition of Sailing Directions for  British Columbia (South Portion), Volume 1, 1979, is now  available from: Canadian Hydrographic  Service,  Chart  Distribution Office, Institute of  Ocean   Sciences,  9860  West  Saanich Road, P.O. Box 600,  Sidney, B.C. V8L 4B2, or from  your Authorized Chart Dealer.  Price $9.  Major revisions have been  made to Chapter 1, reflecting  the changes in regulations,  vessel traffic management  systems, search and rescue  facilities and procedures, and  electronic navigation systems.  The general information on  marine facilities has also been  extensively updated.  General information on tides  and tidal streams in Chapter I,  also specific tidal and tidal  stream information in the other  chapters has been extensively  revised in order to incorporate  new information. The areas  where major revisions to tidal  stream information has been  made are, Juan de Fuca Strait,  Haro Strait, Vancouver Harbour, Johnstone Strait,  Broughton Strait and Queen  Charlotte Strait.  The geographic chapters for  the south end of Vancouver  Island, from Alberni to Campbell River, have been extensively revised to conform with  the new metric charts which  have been published for these  areas in recent years.  All major ports covered by  this volume have received  extensive revisions, and the  berthing facilities in many of  the remote areas, which have  been visited in recent years by  our Revisory Survey Parties,  have received extensive revisions.  W.S. Crowther,  Regional Chart Superintendent  1980. AGES: Eight to 17 years  old. LOCATION: University  of British Columbia campus.  PROGRAMME: Seven day  programme; 25 hours of on-icc  instruction; University accommodation; three meals a day;  full recreational facilities  (pools, gyms, fields); 24 hour  supervision. COST: $195 per  individual.  For further information or  brochures, please call the  U.B.C. Hockey School office at  (604) 228-3177, Monday to  Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.,  or write U.B.C. Hockey  School, 6066 Thunderbird  Blvd., Office No. 203, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1W5.  Many thanks for your cooperation.  Brent Berry  Associate Director  Use of steam  Editor:  It is a well known thing that  Howard Hughes (among others), years ago had a superb  steam automobile that accelerated from 0 to 80 in five  seconds, ran hundreds of miles  on a tank of water, never  caught fire, did not pollute, was  safe, quiet and comfortable,  lasted almost forever and cost  next to nothing to run. That  was Catch 22. Nobody could  make money with the thing so  we weren't allowed to have it!  So now we are to go to war  fighting over oil we never  needed? No thank you!  Bring back Steamboat Bill,  the choo choo train, steam  trucks, autos and heating.  Let some light cars run  alcohol.  Tell every oil person in every  corner of the globe to stick his  oil in an appropriate place and  God bless America.  M.L. Monolys  Lost clothes  Editor:  On February 23, my 10-year  old son went swimming at the  Gibsons pool and came out to  find that his clothes were gone.  He had to come home in a wet  swimsuit.  I realize they have lockers at  the pool but it's getting pretty  bad when you have to lock up  children's clothing. I would  sure like to know who would be  so mean or desperate to do  something like this. If it was  another child who did this,  would the parents notice these  clothes in their home?  Ann Duffy  Radio  listening  Editor:  I agree entirely with Mary-  anne's Viewpoint. In seven  days, the CBC will not change  the way I listen to radio, and I  write as part of a televisionless  minority for whom radio is a  primary medium of communication.  When the CBC either ceases  to be condescending to their  audiences as a whole or chooses  to extend the choice between  AM and FM listening to their  entire audience, I may begin to  change the way I listen to radio.  Allan J. Crane  ��.<.����\vs.-��-��\-s    : -     < '���-' .. .Wx^'X'e' -.-v^jsssssss.xsssss  *llllUI"lli.|||l>'i  v   Freezing Cold?  m  Fuel Bills Sky High?  Convert Your  Existing Single  Glazed Windows  to Double Glazed.  LttLEE  Variety Club Telethon  reaches its goal  Editor:  Once again the Variety Club  Telethon has raised over one  million dollars through the  tremendous support of the  people of British Columbia.  We owe British Columbians  a deep vote of gratitude for  responding to our call in record  numbers this year. We have  pledged us not only your  financial support but more  importantly your sense of  community spirit in helping  those less fortunate.  Several years ago Variety  Club made a commitment to  raise five million dollars towards the building of a new  Children's Hospital in Vancouver. We have reached that  goal and the doors of the  hospital open  in the fall.  Children from all over British  Columbia will be treated in this  marvellous new facility.  And, now we have a new  goal! Variety Club has committed itself to raise two million  dollars to provide equipment  for Variety Club Clinics '.o-  cated within the new Children's  Hospital.  To fulfill your Telethon  pledge, mail your donation to  Variety Club of British Columbia, Box 7400, Vancouver, B.C.  V6B 4E2.  Stay with us British Columbia...we have work to do  together!  And thank you for making  our dreams come true.  Yours very truly,  Jeffrey M. Barnett  capilano  college  Data. Marcft18,1980,  COLLEGE BOARD MEETING  The Board of Capilano College is pleased  to Krivilte the residents of ttie Sunstiine Coast  Schoo) District to attend a  REGULAR BOARD MEETING  Time Commencing at 7:30 p.m.  Place: Elphinstone Secondary School,  Hwy 101, GibSprts.  This meeting to be held in the School District  is part o< the ongoing communication ofthe  Capilano College Board with the residents of  the college region.  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The following Friday, Al,  Jerry, a couple of other young  ne'erdowells and myself, make  our maiden run to Squaw  1 anding. The place is more like  some Western cowtown than a  coastal settlement with false  fronted buildings and railyards  clustering the flat valley mouth.  Wc abuse the privileges of its  bars to the total detriment of  .in sobriety, solicit young girls  wilh no success and end up  passed out in some rattletrap  hotel room. It is a rather  lacklustre debauch as debauches go. The next alternoon.  seeing little future in hanging  around, we pick up a cargo of  hooch and head back to  ( innamon River.  Since Ihere are no spaces left  at Ihe regular dock, I have been  obliged to moor my boat at the  booming grounds on the opposite side of the mill. We tie  up. collect our liquor and set  out drunkenly across a short  hut treacherous stretch of  loosely bagged logs to the shore  bound floats. Spud Island Jerry  starts out manfully with a  bottle of rum clutched in either  hand. Suddenly there's a  startled shout and a splash.  Down he goes in a narrow  patch of water between two  skittish hemlocks. "Jesus!"says  Al in alarm," he told me he  can't swim."  Wc set down our booze and  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  Sunco  Printing  FOR ALL YOUR  PRINTING NEEDS  886-7614  head back for the spot where  he's disappeared. Jerry surfaces like an unwilling seal,  splutters, gasps, gives an agog  look around and goes down  again. Shortly, his head e-  mergcs once more and we make  a vain attempt to grab him but  he doesn't extend his hands.  "That crazy bastard!" 1 marvel,  "he won't let go of that  goddamn rum!" Back he sinks  into the black water.  This time is his third and  there is no more margin fo,  fooling around. When becomes into view, someone  manages to grab the collar of  his jacket. By main force we  wrestle him to safety, almost  dunking ourselves in the process. Incredibly, he is still  holding in a steel-grip, the two  bottles of rum. "Thanks, byes,"  he says when he gets his breath  back. "I didn't want to sec this  good screech goin' to waste!" A  dedicated boozer if there ever  was one. We sit down right  there on the stiff-leg and drink  a toast of the rescued liquor to  his fortitude.  Despite the boat and the mad  new avenues it opens, I still  have hopeless eyes for Annie  Mclntyre. She slinks like a  seductive succubus through my  fantasies. I continue to date  eligible Sylvia whenever I'm  sober enough but it's a surrogate situation that bothers  my conscience. It wouldn't be  so bad if I never saw Annie but  we're constantly colliding.  Occasionally she comes into  the Legion with her husband  Gibsons Public  library  Tuesday  2-4p.m.  Wednesday  2-4p.m.  Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  and we grin at each other across  impossible gaps. Once, 1 meet  her by chance in the local park  with her daughter. We sit  together under a tree and  whatever mutual attraction we  share, throbs like a pulse  beneath the easy talk. I suppose I'm half in love with her  but who has the nerve to upset  the applecart in this drunken  yet circumspect town? It's a  sort of Mexican standoff. Then  Pat Orban hits Cinnamon  River and diverts my attention  for a bit.  Orban's a biker, one of the  first of his breed, a Brando-  clone in a black leather jacket  who has obviously seen The  Wild One too many times. He  stalks into Cinnamon River  like some lone gunslinger with  a Harley Davidson chopper  instead of a horse. His cocky  Irish face looks vaguely familiar. I can recall seeing him  hanging around street corners  with the Broadway and Main  gang in the heyday of the  zoot suit craze, several years  back. Now, in common with a  number of other post-graduate  alley punks, Orban has found  himself a whole new outlaw  identity. He makes his presence  known almost immediately by  tooling his bike around the few  miles of road, a practice that  will not endear him to many of  the townsfolk. But there is  nothing illegal about it as long  as he doesn't damage property  or run over any kids.  Pat Orban becomes the  newest member of our not  exactly overworked crew. Despite his tough appearance, he  seems easy to get along with.  "Hell,  this  is  better  than  ��  SUNSHINE  KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  886-9411 Gibsons  stealing and a damn sight  safer," he says. We discuss the  zoot suit times and some ofthe  hoodlums we know in common. I would have pegged him  for an East End kid but he turns  out to be the black sheep son of  a wealthy lumbering family.  One night, he invites Al, Jerry  and myself to his room for a  beer. He's decorated one wall  with his extensive knife collection, every sort of hand  blade imaginable from a Scots  dirk to a World War II  bayonet. He's even got a curved  and murderous looking Malay  kris. "I just dig shivs, man," he  says matter-of-factly. Hoping  he doesn't also dig using them,  we resolve to stay on the right  side of Pat Orban.  Our stint on the Cinnamon  River yard crew is not entirely  an easy money sleigh ride.  Periodically, we are called  upon to do some actual work.  One such task is cleaning the  steam plant furnace and rattling its miles of tubes with  pneumatic agitators on air  hoses. This is an onerous chore,  dusty, noisy and rough on  hangovers but it is nothing  compared with my traumatic  introduction to the business of  strapping rolls.  Generally in a pulp mill, the  final product is wrapped and  baled in roughly square bundles. For certain, special orders  however, a different method is  employed. The main cylinder  of pulp is sawn into four  smaller segments like rounds of  cheese to be strapped and  shipped. I have considerable  experience with the former  system and anticipate small  trouble with the latter when I  am called upon to relieve a  regular man for three graveyard shifts. I am scheduled to  punch in at Saturday midnight  and am so foolishly sure of  myself that I spend all evening  at the Legion, taking on a load  of brew with Al, Jerry and Pat  Orban. I will soon regret this  immoderate behaviour.  To be continued.  MONARCH  FAIRMONT   MERCURY   ZEPHYR  BILL COPPING, PRESIDENT  of  H COAST  is pleased to introduce on  the South Coast Ford team:  Sharon French  Sharon is new to the Sunshine Coast and comes  to us from the Interior. She joins Dave and Ken  Orpen as a member of our friendly Sales Staff.  She will also be our Lease Consultant. She invites  you to come to South Coast Ford to see the  wonderful line of 1980 Fords and trucks as well as  our extensive stock of fine used vehicles. See her  also for your leasing requirements and details of  our growing U-Drive Fleet.  Buy your new Fairmont or  Zephyr Jhunderbird or Cougar XR7  BEFORE April 1 and have  a Holiday at Ford's expense!! Receive  a cheque for $300 or $500 from Ford,  d&  o<  1326 Wharf Rd  SOUTH COAST FORI!  **       SALES LTD        ������>>*  Sechelt, B.C.  OOf-  *MHN  Things got pretty snakey at the Cedars Inn last week.  The travelling snake show "The Eyes of Annabelle  Lee" played to packed houses all week. For a change  of pace, the show alternated between snakes and black  widow spiders.  Poetry reading  On March 14, 8:00 p.m. at  the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, in the second evening of  The Poetry and Prose Series,  Daphne Marlatt will read her  writing. This event is co-  sponsored by the Sunshine  Coast Arts Council, and the  Canada Council.  Daphne Marlatt was born in  Australia in 1942. She immigrated from Malaysia to Vancouver in 1951. Well known in  Canada and the United States  as a poet, Daphne Marlatt's  works have included leaf,  leaf/s, Rings and Vancouver  Poems. In 1974, Daphne published the poem sequence  Steveston based on the lives of  the Japanese people in the  fishing community of Steveston, B.C. and during the  following year, a documentary  work on the same region titled  Steveston, Recollected, which  incorporated interviews, archival material, and prose portraits. Steveston has been  recently re-issued in The Long  Poem Anthology, edited by  Michael Ondaatje (Toronto:  Coach House Press, 1979).  During 1977, Daphne Marlatt  published her first complete  book of prose, Zocalo, a  narrative about a trip to the  Yucatan. In its fine blend of  novelistic techniques, personal  journal, and travel book we see  her poetic strengths of exact  and complex evocations of  place and voice. During 1975,  Daphne Marlatt published Our  Lives, (North Carolina, Truck  Press), a little book which  opens with the statement that  the five poems making up the  book constitute 'the musical  score of the initiation of the  psyche into winter'. In Jack  Silver's words, "The five poems  indeed suggest the movements  of a work of music. While self-  contained, they share common  themes, and certain significant  recurring terms, the effect  being the suggestion of an overall unity. The poetic line is  contrapuntal, weaving together  various motifs. As well, (he  poems evoke contrasting  moods, swiftly modulating  from the lyrical to the staccato.  Such a structure demands more  than a strictly linear approach.  One must attend to the sense of  a whole which emerges from  the accumulation of resonances."  A recent work, Opening  Doors: Vancouver's East End,  looks at the story of immigration and assimilation in  Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood (now residential  Chinatown, formerly "Little  Italy"). Daphne and Carole  Itter, both East End residents,  tape recorded reminiscences of  a small group of people who  represent the various backgrounds ofthe residents in this  area, and the transcripts of  these 60 interviews can be  found in Volume VIII, Nos. 1 &  2 of the Province of British  Columbia's Aural History  Program publication Sound  Heritage.  During her life, Daphne  Marlatt has attended university in Vancouver and Indiana,  and worked as a cashier, clerk,  waitress, and secretary. She has  taught English at various  community colleges in California and Vancouver, and  worked as poetry editor for The  Capilano Review 1973-1976.  She continues to live in Vancouver, and edits the prose  magazine Periodics with Paul  de Barros.  Come to the Arts Centre  Friday, and hear this fine West  Coast writer reveal her craft.  All are welcome, and the  admission is free.  tt-n-n-fti  :��=*=  -trinr-irinr  VANS PINTO BOBCAT GRANADA MONARCH  Introducing to the Sunshine Coast  Audrey's Coffee seruice  For  Office & Restaurant Coffee  & Equipment  NOW  Available Locally  885-3716  Distributor For Goodhost Coffee  3BBS  _q ii q ��� n H  ata  by Rae Ellingham  General Notes: This week's  astrological picture looks confusing and depressing. The Sun  and New Moon oppose restrictive Saturn and square deceptive Neptune. For some of us the  next few days cculd be the  gloomiest of 1980. It's definitely not the week to sign  agreements or start new ventures. Best advice is to stick to  old and safe routines.  Babies born at this time will  need much extra love and  understanding. Constant  praise and reassurance will help  build positive self-image.  Those of you born March II-  14, June 12-15, September 14-  17 and December 13-16 must  try to accept present delays and  disorder with continued calm  and patience.  ARIES (March 21-April 19)  Accent is on being alone to  face the truth. Use seclusion to  re-evaluate life philosophy,  inner feelings, hunche's and  insights. Realize sense of loss is  only temporary. Hospitals,  institutions, other people in  confinement figure strongly.  Surprise package should have  arrived by now. Money luck is  still strong.  TAURUS (April 20-May 20)  Long range plan may suffer  through financial setback.  Looks like companion will be  forced to say no to shared  venture. Postpone meetings  linked to loans, insurance,  taxes, alimony or joint account.  Although personal popularity  increases, opportunities for  whooping it up fizzle out.  Venus still in your sign encourages improvement of appearance and image.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  Looks like you're worried  over career, chances of promotion or future responsibilities.  You may have to accept heavier  load whether you're ready or  not. Don't allow slow rate of  personal advancement to  squelch domestic good times.  Reassure loved one that delays  are only temporary. Best tonic  is still a few days of peace and  quiet alone.  CANCER (June 22-July 22)  Saturn says you'll have to be  more realistic concerning long  distance matter or dealings  with person faraway. Letter or  phone call nudges your sense of  responsibility. It's the wrong  time to launch new educational  pursuit. Instructors and teachers now appreciate conservative approach so forget slick  presentation. New acquaintance is still waiting for your  first move.  LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Involvement with other people's money, possessions or  feelings is present source of  worry. Postpone committment  to shared financial responsibility entailing long term debt.  Mars re-enters your sign for  eight weeks reminding you to  finish that project abandoned  last September. You're still the  favourite with persons in  authority.  VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Relations with close associates, partner or mate are-  depressing and it's all your  fault. Others find you spiritless,  dreary company. Your moping around the home irritates  everyone. It's the wrong time to  make agreements or sign  contracts. If cranky mood  continues, postpone interview  or meeting. Seek consolation in  religious or philosophical  readings.  LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)  Health or employment set,  back may be present source ot.  anxiety.   Job  scene  develop-,  ment   lacks   spontaneity   or  imagination.   Co-workers'  grumble,  groan  and grouch.  Nevertheless, stay with boring ,  but reliable procedures. Medical upset may involve feet or  digestive system. Nutrition or  dietary matter requires more  thoughtful approach. You still  benefit through use of other,  people's funds.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)  Social activities, pleasures'  and pastimes fail to bring  anticipated joy and relaxation.  Romance, speculation and'  creativity meel deadends. Love  affair starting now hints of  deceit and disappointment..'  This is the week to stay home'  with a good book. Say no to,  first date invitations. Trusted'  companion, is still source ol"  hope and reassurance.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23  -Dec. 21)'  Focus is on frustrating'  domestic conditions. Where1  you live is hit by passing!  annoyances. Career or job set  back may mean postponement'  of family venture. It's definitely  not the week to sign any rental  or real estate transactions.  Property bought now will  eventually disappoint, so be  warned. Believe it or not. place;  of employment is still centre of  fun, frivolity and flirtations.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22  -Jan. 19)  Your mental state is subject'  of gloom and dejection. Lack'  of vitality produces sluggish  day-to-day activities. Letter or'  phone call brings the news'  you'd rather not hear. Short!  trips and visits face delays and'  obstacles. It's the wrong week'  to buy used vehicle. Make  special cfforl to enter local  place of amusement which  guarantees bright and wilty',  companions.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-1 eb. 18)  Accent is on financial disappointment ��� and   worry   over;  possessions. It's the wrong time  to  initiate  ambitious  money  making venture  or purchase  pricey item. Best place for your  cash is in the bank. Don't be  surprised if friend fails to find '  promised   funds.   Sense   of  security weakens temporarily.  Happiness is still found within '  domestic and family circle.  PISCES (Feb. I9-Mnr. 20)  Saturn opposing your Sun !  sign   coincides   with   present  delays   and   frustrations,  Friends may say you're more ,  serious   or   contemplative '.  regarding   career   or  marital  responsibilities.  Remember  March is still the month to drop  in   on   old    friends   and '  neighbours   for   lively  chats.  Change of scene helps restore .  hope. March 12 birthdays face '  toughest tests.  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All Products & Workmanship  CONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED  Ken DeVries & Son Ltd. mim  Off the shelf  by John Moore  If you enjoy the fictional  exploits of Master Detectives,  but you've worn out your  Collected Adventures of Sherlock Holmes pursuing the deerstalker hat through the murky  London fogs; if the pages of  your treasured Raym'ond  Chandler paperbacks are as  yellowed and grimy as the  streets of Philip Marlowe's Los  Angeles, you'll likely find the  change of time and locale as  refreshing as I did in the eight  Chinese detective stories that  comprise Judge Dec at Work,  by Robert van Gulik. (Charles  Scribner's Sons. 1967.)  Though the author is European, these talcs are set in  ancient China, during the  T'ang Dynasty of the eighth  and ninth centuries A.D., when  the Empire enjoyed one of its  finest political and cultural  flowerings. Each one reflects  some aspect of the author's  personal and scholarly knowledge of the Orient; van Gulik  has translated a thirteenth  century manual of Chinese  jurisprudence and crime detection and freely admits that  this work actually suggested  several of his stories.  Judge Dee is a magistrate; a  member of the Imperial bureaucracy, appointed for 3 or 4  year terms to specific districts  ofthe far-flung Empire. Within  his district, the Magistrate is  the supreme civilian authority;  with the assistance of his senior  police officers, he personally  investigates and passes judgement on the cases which come  before him. Like any bureaucrat, his time is largely occupied with the routine tedium of  paper-shuffling, but the tales  naturally locus on the more  dramatic human events, specifically the murders, which  require his attention. One tale,  "The Red Tape Murder", points  out just how important the  endless paperwork can be,  however; one of the vital clues  in the case consists of a slight  irregularity   in   the   Judge's  otherwise meticulous files.  To connoisseurs of the  "second-guess the detective"  school of mysteries, the plots of  these stories offer little real  challenge. They're formula  stuff, the key clues planted in  the narrative well before the  solution, confusion introduced  by hidden motives, red-herrings and frame-ups, but  experienced crime buffs will  easily discover the true criminal  while the wily judge is still  stroking his beard and pondering over a cup of scented  tea,  Still, the charm of these  stories, like all great mystery  writing, lies less in the solution  of a puzzle than in the manner  of arriving at it. It is our  glimpses into the life of the  characters; the rich merchants,  great generals and common  soldiers, courtesans and beggars, itinerant actors and  acrobats, street pedlars and  fishermen, poets and pawnbrokers, as well as the Judge,  his household, and his assistants, Sergeant Hoong, Ma  Joong, and Chiao Tai that  make these tales so enjoyable.  We see Judge Dee at work  and at rest; relaxing in a hot  bath one moment and riding  through driving rain to the  scene of the crime in the next,  walking through a snow storm  to intercede for the life of one  soldier on the eve of a battle  that will cost the lives of  thousands, thoughtfully perusing the library of an almost  illiterate pawnbroker who had  a passion for poetry, or ruminating about taking a third  wife under his roof.  The ease with which Judge  Dee becomes real for us owes  something, perhaps, to the fact  that he is real. Born in 630  A.D., at the beginning of the  T'ang Dynasty, Judge Dee Jen-  djieh lived for 70 years, rising  through the Imperial civil  service to become a Minister of  State,  in which position he  Concert moving  by Susan Elek  It's funny that one can be  tremendously moved in an  audience of 16 people by a  young woman 21 years of age  in a fully lit school cafeteria,  playing on a considerably less  than perfect piano in a little  village by the nameofGibsons,  B.C. But itcertainly happened  on a  recent Saturday night.  It's hard for me not to write  bitterly about the disgraceful  lack of interest by my students,  friends, and the community.  However, that said, I'll get on  with the concert.  Carla Dodek, a 4th year  performance student at the  University of Victoria, student  of Robin Wood, began her  programme with Bach's Italian  Concerto. Although one detected some unease in some of  the faster passages, particularly  in the left hand, the tempos  were comfortable, the style was  sure. There was effective  contrast between the brilliant  quick outer two movements  and the middle cantabile movement which was most thoughtfully played and displayed  good tonal control.  The Haydn Variations in  F minor displayed Carla's  surely in both the quick  running llaydnesque figures  and the slow quiet sections  which had a certain captivating  beauty of tone. Oik had the  feeling in this piece especially  that every note was carefully  planned which this listener  found both a pleasure and a  .jtMAjW  hindrance. The two Faure  pieces, the Nocturne in D flat,  and the Impromptu in A fiat  were new to me, and likely to  most of the audience. These  pieces were again nicely controlled in colour, sometimes  shimmering quietly, sometimes  singing in a broad manner,  both played most effectively.  The biggest surprise of the  evening was the Variations for  Piano by Jacques Hetu, a  Canadian composer who is still  alive. Apart from a few insecure passages here, the playing  was convincing.  Carla finished with the  Chopin Nocturne op. 27 # 2  and the Scherzo no. 3 in C  sharp minor. I felt that the  Scherzo was lacking in the  great breadth it needs in the  chordal sections, but the  descending cascading figures  were nicely controlled.  I've left the Nocturne for last  because it was here that Carla  most moved the listener. Her  sound was ethereal, her statement, touching. In this work,  especially, and in the rest ofthe  programme, Carla displayed  more than pianism and left this  listener with the feeling of  enrichment I always feel after a  satisfying concert.  At Art Centre  Exhibit a celebration  Coast News, March 11, 1980  wielded considerable influence  on both internal and foreign  affairs. He was famous for the  wisdom of his counsel as a  Minister, but is remembered  now for his skill in the investigation of crimes, acquired and  proved during his long service  as a district magistrate. The  Chinese still regard him as their  Master Detective with the same  enthusiasm we express for the  fictional Sherlock Holmes.  Though the plots of van  Gulik's talcs of Judge Dee are  fictional, he succeeds in creating a memorable and sympa-  theticdetective who, even in the  course of a few talcs joins the  ranks of the incomparable  Holmes, Philip Marlowe, Sam  Spade, Inspector Maigrct and  Mrs. Marples. Since 1959,  Robert van Gulik has published a number of collections  of stories which comprise a  nearly complete fictional  chronicle ofthe career of Judge  Dee. I believe most of them are  available from Scribner's.  ($1.95 to $2.50.) They might  wear a bit thin read one right  after another, but with careful  rationing the cases of Judge  Dee could provide years of  reading pleasure  by Joan Huestis Foster  In viewing Pauline Lawson's  colour blitz-krieg currently on  exhibit in Sechelt, one can only  gasp at the amazing changes  that have been brought about  by the creation ofthe Sunshine  Coast Art Centre. In one year  we have moved from shiney  little frogs that hold soap pads  and postcard painting straight  across the board into original  art and imagination unlimited.  When you consider that most  of the artists have been here all  along but have remained in  hiding until our attitudes  changed and we rolled into the  twentieth century along with  the rest of the world, the reality  becomes even more exciting.  With, the exception of its  opening show this little gallery  has abandoned deja vue completely and has moved ahead to  explore the real dimensions of  our coastal art scene.  Pauline Lawson's Journeys  are completely unselfconscious  and ingenuous forays into her  very own Arabian Nights. Her  jewel colours combine dangerous Thalo greens and blues  with impossible oranges, pinks,  gilt and brooding purples (all  school taboos), and her  W  personal magic makes everything crazy absolutely sing. Her  ships belong to Sinbad and his  voyages have become hers. Her  paintings are large and complicated and they truly defy  description. I'll try for a word  painting in the hope of luring  you and your children into  Sechelt to view this marvellous  exploration in the madcap  world of imagination.  Pauline Lawson's ships are  swooping and often berib-  boned, one with a glacier  slipping off its bow. Her waves  are colourful, curling every  which way often right into a tea  tray. There are little ships  within bigger ships and happy  little messages on curling (lags.  Mottos sneak into trees which  spill into mad, moon-shaped  skies. Omar Khayyam leaps  out on scrolls and combines  with exotic gardens and staircases that go everywhere. A  food platter slips off an  enormous piece of cheese.  Crimson trees wend their way  into tipped caves. Philoden-  drons blend into tea cups and  flowing patterned tissue.  Chains that don't connect  compete with chains that do.  Little tea parties contain  themselves and become indi  vidual islands of tiny charm  within larger islands of sheer  exuberance.  Pauline Lawson's imagination has no boundaries and no  horizon. Her work simply soars  and it is my fondest hope that it  will continue to do so for many  years to come. Let's hope that  the Coast remains her home  base. Celebrate your existence,  Pauline, but I think you already  have.  The Hunter Gallery  Open: Mon.   Sat.  11 a.m.   1 p.m.  booksprintsslahoneryart supplies  The Master Mariner  now in paperback ($2.95)  by Nicholas Monsarrat  author of THE CRUEL SEA  Artist Pauline Lawson is pictured beside one of her splendid paintings on exhibit in the  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.  Gibsons Library  "OUR SOLE coimmiB  If you think a GARAGE SALE has bargains.  Come try out our WAREHOUSE SALE for size!  (I  MERIT CABINETS   30% OFF  Installation & Countertops available.  suggeited retail  CARPET REMNANTS  UNO REMNANTS  CERAMIC TILES  DOORMATS  4 for $1.00  ROLLTOP COUNTER PIECES  "    HITS %9 PIECES    (for here, there & everywhere!)  Sale continues all through March.  CASH & CARRY     ALL SALES FINAL  Drop in & look around our Warehouse!  Carpet  Cabinet  Ceftmic  <ew Hours U 6 fl t T G 886-276$  886-17*5  North Rd., Glbic.  Several new books appear on  the Children's Shelves of the  Gibsons Public Library.  Included are: Bonnie Mc-  Smithers You're Driving Me  Dithers, by Sue Alderson; An  Illustrated Comic Alphabet, by  Amerlia Howard Gibbon;  Johan's Gift to Christmas, by J.  Richards with illustrations by  Len Norris; The Eskimo, by  Sonia Bleeker; Nicholas Knock,  by Dennis Lee; Sea and Cedar-  How the Northwest Coast  Indians Lived, by Lois Mc-  Conkey; Tales from the Long-  house, by B.C. Indian Arts  Society.  SUNSHINE   KITCHENS >  SALE  oi Citation bhmms  Ends  this Week!  Come in to our Showroom Sat. 10-5 and see  the many choices or call us for  an appointment or a free in-home estimate  886-9411  0  AHHOUHCEIKIEHT  NOTARY PUBLIC  JOHN B. PRINGLE  is pleased to announce the establishment ot  his Notary Practice at Gibsons. B.C., to servo  the sunshine coast  with  ouer 20 years experience in  Real Estate conveyancing  in British Columbia.  Phone: 886-7613  1600 Sargent Road. Gibsons. B.C.  VMI1V6  EMPLOYERS ��� you can benefit when you open up  a new job for young people in your Business or  Farm operation. Provide an opportunity for someone  to learn worthwhile job skills, and the Province of  British Columbia will share the cost of wages with you.  There are many young people willing and able lo  become productive members of our province's work  force. When they do, il benelits everybody. All they  need is the opportunity. You can give them that  opportunity in a job that provides a good training  experience, and we'll help you do it. We'll share the  cost of wages with you when you hire an eligible  young person for either a summer or permanent job  that will allow them fo learn as f hey go and develop  marketable skills. The system is simple with a  minimum of paper work.  You can hire Ihe person of your choice or we can  assist you in finding young people whose interests  and talents match your job requirements.  Here's how it works.  It's easy to participate. If your business or farm has  been in operation for at least one year, Ihe Ministry  of Labour will help you pay the wages of up to five  young people. We will pay between $1.40 and $2 50  per hour as our share of the cost. For those jobs  thai will lead lo permanent employment with your  firm, we will consider funding for up fo twelve  months duration. Jobs may start anytime after April  1st, 1980, but we suggest thai applications be for.  warded early ��� allowing six weeks for processing.  How to apply:  Applications for funding are available from any  Provincial Government Agent. Ministry ol Labour  Office or one of the B.C. Youth Employment Olfices  listed below.  LOCATION  INTERIOR REGION  Cranbrook: 14- 13th Avenue. South V1C 2V8  Kamloops: 546 SI Paul Street V2C 2J9  Kelowna:1449St Paul Street V1V2E4  Nelson: 601 Front Street VIL 4B6  Pentlclon: 269 Brunswick Avenue V2A 5P6  Vernon: 201 ��� 2901 ��� 32nd Street V1T 5M2  LOWER MAINLAND REGION  Abbolsford: 201  2630 Bourqum. West V2S 6N7  All Other Lower Mainland Areas:  4946 Canada Way. Burnaby V5G 4T6  NORTH REGION  Dawson Creek: 1201   103rd Avenue V1G 4J2  Prince George: 1011   4th Avenue V2L 3H9  Smllhers: Bo�� 340.3883 2nd Avenue V0J 2N0  Tenace: 4548 Lakelse Avenue V5G 1P8  Williams Lake: 30?  35 South 2nd Avenue V2G 3W3  VANCOUVER ISLAND REGION  Courtenay:   941 England Avenue V9N 2N7  Nanaimo: 238 Franklyn Street V9H 2X4  Vicloria: 808 Douglas Street V8V 1X4  PHONE  4262283  3740078  763 9241  352 5378  4927247  5421397  8537497  291 2901  Province of  British Columbia  Ministry of Labour  Employment Opportunity]  Programs Branch  -.*..��*,-....-   ^^. -  i irfiiii iTm-" 6. Coast News, March 11, 1980  More harbingers  Maryanne's viewpoint  In Maryanne West  A nice thing about March,  aside from crocuses and snowdrops, periwinkles and daffodils, is the lengthening  afternoons.  It's nice, once again, to be  able to check the weather  station in the daylight, no more  wandering out in Ihe dark with  ,i flashlight at 6 o'clock until  November.  It will soon be possible to go  lor a walk after supper���an  evening walk along the beach  with the long rays ofthe setting  miii dancing over the water, a  .parkling ribbon of gold, while  [he Iree-elolhed escarpment  absorbs the benison of warmth,  is another world altogether  irom the beach in the morning.  Ihe westering sun bathes the  maples in golden hghl focusing  one's attention on the graceful  contours of the branches and  Ihe trim, pinstriped, tight-  lilimg bark. The buds are  swelling visibly, just beginning  to show the beautiful pinky red  satin bracts which have shielded the embryonic leaves and  (lowers all winter. It's only a  couple of weeks until the  humming birds are due back  Irom iheir southern sojourn  and they'll be hungry if the  maple flowers, oozing sweet  nectar are not in blossom.  Another staple for returning  humming birds, the red (lowering currant, is a little further  advanced, the flower panicles,  though still tightly closed have  keeled over and are hanging  Irom the red winter buds.  The first crimson flowers  burgeon on the salmonberry. I  wonder why one patch always  sports the first flowers while  other bushes nearby appear  lifeless. Maybe its something in  the soil, or perhaps even the  shade of bare winter branches  makes a difference to growth  patterns; yet another similarly  exposed thicket of canesa short  distance away only shows  greening leal buds with no sign  of flowers.  Emerald bunches of leaves  adorn the elderberry,marching  two hy two along the branches,  yellow pollen from the alder  catkins drifts in the air, the tiny  conelike female flowers hang  waiting to receive it and the  maroon winter buds are greening at the tip. An errant beam  of sunlight slides between the  trees spotlighting the lemon  yellow lanterns and pale green  leaves of the skunk cabbage in  the dark black soil of a wet  hollow. In the evening cool,  only the beauty takes your  breath away, the unpleasant  odour of rotting meat at high  noon which successfully attracts flies to pollinate the  flowers is forgotten.  Seagulls fly westwards, singly, quietly homing in to rocky  islet roosts. Winging their tired  way from who knows what  adventures for which they set  out so blithely in morning  gaggles, stitching white patterns across the blue sky.  There are no eagles in the  evening, sitting quietly, still  and watchful on the overhanging alder branches; patiently waiting for the flotillas  of scoter and scaup to grow  accustomed to their dark,  motionless silhouette and forget about it. Only some tufts on  leathers adhering to a log, a  soft white fringed with black,  stirring in the breeze are left, a  reminder of the mornings  successful sortie by a young  eagle. Whether he was allowed  to cat his catch though is  doubtful, he was set upon by a  posse of five other eagles, two  of them adults all so eager to  share in the kill that the young  ones were fighting among  themselves.  A lone cormorant stands on  a rock facing the west. The light  catches a hint of red around the  beak a distinguishing mark of  the pelagic cormorant, illustrated in bird books but usually  difficult to see.  There the shoreline swings  north-east into Howe Sound,  the beach is in shadow, but the  sunlight filters through the  leafless crowns of the maples,  keeping one conscious always  of the sky, until with a  suddenness which is breathtaking, although you've seen it  countless times before, you  round a venerable, sea-polished stump to gaze again upon  an incomparable panorama.  A curving sweep of tree  fringe shore with waves curling  up the beach, a rocky promontory atop which grows a  cluster of pointed firs, leading  your eyes upwards past the  backdrop of forested island to  the western dog-tooth peak of  the Lions and its accompanying crests���snow-covered,  gleaming in the sunlight,  pristine and ethereal.  You turn reluctantly for  home, thinking, if only mankind reflected his environment, what wonderful people  we all should be!  Labour of love  by Beth Shaw  Midwifery ls...a labour of love  was the title of a conference  held this past weekend at the  Sharaton Landmark Hotel in  Vancouver. Sponsored by a  consumer-based group,  M.H.S. (Maternal Health Society) and by C.A.L.M. (Campaign Association for the  Legalization of Midwifery),  this conference featured a panel  of International speakers and  the participation of representatives from the B.C. Medical  Association and the Registered  Nurses' Associciationof B.C. as  well as parents, health administrators, social workers, lawyers, economists, politicians,  and midwives.  Both the medical and nursing professions in B.C. arc  currently considering a system  of nurse-midwifery in B.C.  Saturday afternoon's session  included the presentation of  position papers from both of  these professions and the  presentation of a legislation  proposal from a group of  women in Victoria, the Victoria  Society for Alternatives in  Childbirth. Should midwifery  be legalized in B.C., the  precedent established will  affect every childbearing woman in Canada.  Of 210 countries, only 9 have  no provision for midwifery in  the health care system. Mid-  wives in most ofthe world take  time to provide excellence in  preventive health care and  instruction, to maximize the  joy of birth and protect its  natural processes, to preserve  parental self-esteem and control, to sit patiently through  labour in continuous emotional support���this is wliy  midwifery is a labour of love.  If you are interested in this  issue from a consumer viewpoint, you might like to  subscribe to the Maternal  Health News, published by the  MHS about current issues in  maternal/child health care.  The address for the Maternal  Health Society is Box 46563,,  Station G, Vancouver, B.C.,,  V6R 4G8.  Used Furniture  and What Have You  AL'S USED  FURNITURE  886-2812  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Manley Fischer, a local beachcomber, is one of the  manywhoarei rate at the recent Wh ite Paper put out by  the department.  Some recent films reviewed  by Allan J. Crane  La Cage Aux Folles, which  completed a three day run on  last February 26 at the Twilight  Theatre, is a situation comedy  of the highest order. I have to  think back to such films as  [.'Invitation, King of Hearts and  The Ruling Class for the  enjoyment of the order provided by La Cage Aux Folles,  drawing the sort of laughter  which almost hurts. (The other  three films were shown in the  Twilight Theatre by the moribund Kwahtahmoss Film Society.) An earlier Franco-Italian  film by this director, Eduard  Molinaro (L'Emmerdeur -  "Pain in the Ass") was shown by  the Film Society before its  release in Vancouver.  La Cage Aux Folles had a  long engagement at the Fine  Arts Cinema on Georgia Street  and it is scheduled to play at the  Ridge Theatre in Vancouver  (I6th and Arbutus) on March  21-23 starting at 7:30 p.m. If  you missed this film at the  Twilight Theatre, make sure  you see it at the Ridge. It will be  worth the journey, but remember it was at the Twilight  Theatre first LaCage Aux Folles  will be one of the films  marketed by The Ridge with  their money back guarantee:  "We  guarantee  your money  back if you do not enjoy this  movie."  The owner of the night club  La Cage Aux Folles and the  transvestite entertainer with  whom he lives are about to be  given a surprise party to  celebrate their 20th Anniversary. The night club owner had  once spent about two hours in a  heterosexual situation, and the  son had been brought up by his  father and his "auntie". Now  the son wishes to marry the  daughter of the president of a  Commission on Moral Order.  The couple's attempts to  structure a new image to help  the young lovers is the stage for  the film's hilarious send-up.  Ugo Tognazzi and Michel  Serrault (French Academy  Award Best Actor), dominate  this excellent farce with comic  performances second to none,  in an outrageously funny film.  Mention should be made ofthe  splendid actor who played the  part of Jacob, the maid. This  film is distributed by United  Artists and may well already be  available in 16 mm format. It is  eminently suitable for film  society programmes, and further details may be obtained  from Tom Lightburn, United  Artists' Vancouver Manager.  My friends at Egmont will  have shown King of Hearts at  the Community Hall by the  WATERBEDS and  CUSTOM DRAPES  Complete Line of Samples  doniodown quilts  Custom Bedspreads  Waterbed Bedding  Feather Pillows  Free Estimates  No Obligations  time this goes to press. There  was some apprehension over  showing a Cinemascope film,  but I have not yet had a report  from them. They should certainly book La Cage Aux Folles  as soon as possible.  1 also saw "10" at the  Twilight Theatre this week. I  think Dudley Moore who  starred in the film, is one ofthe  funniest men of recent times,  but his talents were not used to  very good advantage in Blake  Edwards' script for this film  about a song writer who gets a  fixation for a young lady (Bo  Derek) on her way to her  wedding. "Eleven", George  Webber (Dudley Moore) replies in response to his psychiatrist's asking for a rating on  a scale of one to ten for Jane  (Bo Derek). 1 would not have  rated the film higher than four  or five out of ten.  I might be tempted to  respond "eleven" in response to  a similar question about La  Cage Aux Folles. Certainly, I  would be hard pressed to rate it  lower than ten. By contrast,  "10" was often tedious, and the  pace dragged. It drew audiences much larger than did La  Cage Aux Folles because of all  the foo faraw surrounding Bo  Derek.  I was much more interested  in Dudley Moore, an immensely talented performer as  anyone will acknowledge who  knows him in the B.B.C.'s That  Was The Week That Was in the  early sixties usually in company  with Peter Cooke or from  Beyond The Fringe. Seeing him  in "10" only made me wish that  he could work again in collaboration with Peter Cooke to  produce something of the  calibre of Bedazzled, the hilarious spoof of the Faust  legend which was written by the  NOT ONLY BUT ALSO team  of Peter Cooke and Dudley  Moore.  The Omega Restaurant  is now  OPEN FOR LUNCH  11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Special Lunch Menu  Quick & Courteous Service  Enjoy delicious food while overlooking  beautiful Gibsons Harbour!  New Hours:  Mon., Wed. & Thurs.: 11:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.  Fri. & Sat: 11:30 a.m. -11:00 p.m.  Sun.: 4:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.  CLOSED TUESDAYS  For reservations:  Call 886-2268 or  Vancouver Toll Free: 669-1147  EARLY SPRING AND  EARLY SUMMER SCHEDULE  HOWE SOUND  The following schedule will be in effect from  Thursday, March 27 fo Monday, April 7, and  from Friday, May 16 to Thursday, June 19,1980  inclusive:  12 SAILINGS DAILY FROM EACH TERMINAL  Lv Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver)  morning    7:40 am, 10:10,11:30  afternoon 12:25 pm, 1:45,2:45,5:05  evening     5:30 pm, 7:15,7:45,9:30,11:30  Lv Langdale (Sechelt Peninsula)  morning    6:20 am, 9:00,11:15  afternoon 12:35 pm, 1:35,2:50,3:55  evening     6:10 pm, 6:35,8:25,8:50,10:30  SPRING SCHEDULE  The following schedule will be in effect from  Tuesday, April 8 to Thursday, May 15,1980 inclusive:  10 SAILINGS DAILY FROM EACH TERMINAL  Lv Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver)  morning 7:40 am, 10:10,11:10  afternoon 12:25 pm, 2:45,4:55  evening     6:15 pm, 7:45,9:30,11:30  Lv Langdale (Sechelt Peninsula)  morning 6:20 am, 9:00,11:15  afternoon 12:25 pm, 1:35,3:55  evening     6:00 pm, 7:25,8:55,10:30  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FERRYCORPORATIOIM  For information phone:  VANCOUVER 669-1211 LANGDALE 886-2242  SALTERV BAY 487-9333  Schedules subject to change withoul notice  There willbe an  increase inBCHydrds  electric rates  effective April 1  B.C. Hydro electric rates are being increased  effective April 1 to cover projected increases in the cost  of providing service during the 1980-81 fiscal year.  While the increases average 7 per cent for residential  and general customers the rate changes will have greater  effect on those customers whose consumption of  electricity is relatively high.  Residential customers who use 550 kilowatt-hours of  electricity or less per two-month billing period will pay  25 cents more per month, or $3.00 a year.  RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC RATE (Two-Month Period)  OLD RATE   NEW RATE  BASIC  CHARGE  $4.50  $5.00  lST550kW.h  PERkW.h  4M  4.50  ALL ADDITIONAL  CONSUMPTION  PERkW.h  2.(i5c  3.0e  MINIMUM  CHARGE  $4.50  $5.00  The above rate is for residential customers connected to Hydro's Integrated  transmission network.  Here are some examples of how new rates will affect typical  electric bills:  ��� Apartment suite without either electric space heating or water  heating���two month consumption of 500 kilowatt-hours: 25f? a  month increase.  ��� House with electric water heating but without electric space  heating���two month consumption of 2,000 kW.h: $2.79 a month  increase.  ��� House with both electric space heating and water heating���two  month consumption of 5,000 kW.h: $8.04 a month increase.  Large industrial customers served on Hydro's electric transmission  rate will receive rate increases of 22% on April 1,1980, as announced  in 1978.  (New electric rates effective April 1 for all residential and general  customers will be enclosed with the first billing after that date.)  B.C.HYDRO  �� In Christ's service  Denominational integrity  by Rev. George W. Inglis  Sunshine Coast  United Churches  . There seems to be a growing  erosion of the undergirding of  denominational integrity a-  mong today's believers���born  o,Ut of what appears to be an  immature spiritual enthusiasm,  apd a desire to "get on with the  iOb" before learning the controls.  ; "It doesn't matter what  church we go to, we are  children of God," seems to be  ap ofl-rcpeatcd phrase among  r(ewly-awakcncd Christians.  The phrase is al least hall right,  ^e arc all children of God, and  vfc are all under the same two  great commandments���love  God and love our neighbour!  . ��� We are also certainly travelling to the same goal, if wc are  believers, but here the similarity ends. We are still cantankerous, self-willed and  iliverse creatures, even though  brothers and sisters in our  beliefs, and the acting-out of  bur faith can never be uniform,  as long as the human race  remains what it is, a collection  Bf individuals, acting in concert  ujnder various beliefs, ideolo-  es, and interpretations of  ith,  I It is this vast diversity of  fcepability of the human race,  jliis kaleidoscope of creativity,  talent, ability and opinion,that  Jnakes it an exciting adventure  Jo be born into the human race,  &nd face this whole spectrum of  possibility as the rich heritage  t>f being an individual person.  jj is the infant's task to grow  and mature, develop inspira-   __/rJ^_  tion and motivation, and at  some stage of maturity, begin  to offer input into the field of  human endeavour.  No infant is born with  instant knowledge, or instant  capability to make wise and  mature decisions. These attributes are developed over a  period of time, and certainly  not in uniform manner, or from  the same source, or at the same  rate of speed.  Nor should the person who is  born again, in the Spirit, have  the temerity to believe that they  have gained instant knowledge  and the instant capability to  make wise and mature decisions over the much more  complex area of the spiritual  life.  When Jesus walked the  earth, he talked in parables and  homey stories that the people  around him were able to  understand and compare with  their daily lives. He did this to  his disciples also, until they  developed some maturity of  spirit as the result of the long  hours they spent with the  greatest teacher of all time, but  even then they did not understand much of what he had told  them until after the confirming  and sealing event of the  resurrection, and his post-  resurrection appearances and  teachings.  Jesus knew that his disciples  were still raw and growing in  their faith, and this, he realized,  would be the lot of every person  who accepted Christ and was  re-born in the Spirit, down  through the ages to come. His  answer to this problem was to  ask his Father to send his Holy  Spirit, the Spirit of truth, to  remain in the world to tutor,  encourage and strengthed his  followers into a firmer and  maturcr faith, so that they  might not stumble (John 15:26,  27-16:1).  In this process of growth into  spiritual maturity, there must  be a careful assessment of the  way the Spirit is leading, and  what response is the proper  one. Here is where the problem  enters!  Diverse and opinionated as  wc humans are, and wearing  NOTICE BOARD  Phone 866-2622  lor      866-7817  An organizational meeting lor Gibsons Ratepayer! and Renteri  will be held at the home of Ian J. MacKenzie on Gower Point Road  ort Thursday. March 13. at 7:30 p.m. Call 886-8006 lor  information.  The Tetrahedron Ski Club  will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday. March 13, at 8:00 p.m.  at the De Reus's house in Gibsons. Phone 886-2046.  The Ladles Auxiliaries to the Robert! Creek Legion Branch 219  Spring Tea and Bake Sale  to be held March 16.1:30 to 3:00 at the Legion Hall. Lower Road.  Roberts Creek  Sunshine Coast Figure Skating Club  Presents a World Tour on Ice on March 16 at 2.00 and 6:00 p.m.  Tickets now on sale at the Muppet Shop. Trail Bay Shopping .  Centre. Sechelt and Driltwood Crafts. Sunnycrest Shopping  Mall. Gibsons  SPCA General Meeting  March 19, 8:00 p.m., Rod & Gun Club, Wilson Creek, Field Road.  Everyone welcome.  Elphlnstone Pioneer Museum Society  The Annual General Meeting ol the Elphinstone Pioneer Museum  Society will be held on March 18th at the Museum Building in  Gibsons. 7:30 p.m,  Israel Tour  April 21 an 11 day trip to the Holy Land. Assistant host Pasfor  Nancy Dykes For information please call 886-2660 #11  Hospital Auxiliary Bridge Club  Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.. Kin Hut, Dougal Park  O.A.P.O. Branch ��38, Gibsons  Club meetings - 1st Monday of the month, 2 p m. at Harmony  Hall Social Tea & Bingo - 2nd and 3rd Mondays of the month'. 2  p m Harmony Hall Carpet Bowling & Darts- every Wednesday, 1  p.m. at Harmony Hall Phone 886-9567 for information.  Tot Lot - Roberts Creek Elementary School  Monday. Wednesday. Friday. 9:15 am. to 10:45 a.m.. (except  School holidays) in Gymnasium. Phone885-3434 or 886-2311 for  information.  Gibsons Tot Lot  Every Friday. 9 30 a m to 11 30 am Gibsons United Church Hall  Call Eileen 886-9411 for information T F N  Sechell Garden Club  Meels first Wednesday of every month. 7 30 p m   St Hilda's Hall,  Sechc" Sunshine Lapidary t Cralt Club  Club meets 1st Wednesday every month at 7:30 p.m. For Information phone 885-2375 or 888-9204. tfn  Country Start Square Dance Ctub  Dancing every  Friday night 8  -  11   at the Roberts Creek  Elementary School   886-8027  Bridge at Sunshine Coaat Golf Club  Games will be held the first end third Tuesdays ol each month  at the Golf Club, starling promplty at 7:30 p.m.  Sunshine Coast Arts Council  Regular meeting 3rd Tuesday ot every month at 7 30 p m at the  Arts Center in Sechelt tfn  Public Bingo At Harmony Hall, Gibsons  Every Thursday evening, starting at 7 45 p m  For information  phone 886-9567  Wilson Creak Community Association  Meeting 2nd Monday each month at Wilson Creek Hall. 8 00 p m  Thrill Shop  Every Friday. 1���3p m Thrift Shop. Gibsons umled Church basemen!  Al-Anon Meeting  Every Thursday in Gibsons al 8 00 p m   For mfrjrmalion call 886-  9569or 886-9037  Bargain Barn  The Bargain Barn ol the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary  is open on Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 1 00 until  3 30 TFN  Roberts Crttk Hospital Auxiliary  Second Monday oleach month-11 a.m. St Aldan's Hall.  Swap Meet and Craft Fair  First Saturday of every month at Madeira Park Community Hall,  10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Call 863-9258 or 883-9375 lor table bookings  or arrive before 10.00a.m.  Western Weight Controllers  Now meets every Thursday at 1 p m  in the Armour's Beach  Athletic Hell, Gibsons. New members welcome.  Sunshine Coast Navy League ol Canada  Cadets and Wrenettes ages 10 to 13 will again meet Tuesday  nights. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m, United Church Hell. Gibsons. New  recruits welcomed.  Pender Harbour Library  Every month new books are added lo Ihe Library Tuesday and  Thursday. 1 30 to 3 30 and Saturday 1 30 to 4 00 are the Library  hours Canadian Calorie Counters  Meetings every Wednesday evening. 7 30 p m . Granthams  Landing  Phone 886-6354 TFN  The Elphlnstone Pioneer Museum  !s open Saturdays from 2 00 to 4 00 p m for special tours Phone  Sheila Kitson after 5 00 p m at 866-9335 TFN  Women's Aglow Fellowship  Meet every third Tuesday ot the month al HARMONY HALL in  Gibsons   Ladies ot all ages welcome   Phone 866-7426 tor  information  TftjiiwTA\Ainmivv//j/fm  different degrees of faith and  discipline in obedience, the  answers we get are startling  different, and the wiser we get,  the less cut-and-dried they are.  Certainly we are all children of  God, but does that make us  robots?  So here is where the denominations come in. Each major  denomination has a great  tradition, a rich background  developed by thoughtful followers of tfle same God, but  outlining the manner in which  the response to God should be  developed.  The major denominations  may stem from the I6th century  Reformation or beyond, but  they have comprehensive doctrinal statements which have  been scripturally tested and  have been found to be compatible with the beliefs of a large  body of believers.  Add to these major denominations an array of sects,  minor denominations and  cults, and we have the Christian  army, a powerful and loyal  force whose aim is to overcome  evil and obtain eternal life, and  whose leader, Jesus Christ,  supplies the incentive and the  training. Like any army these  troops range from the battle-  wise veterans to the raw  recruits, and the opportunities  for service are widely varied,  according to the talents and the  motivations of the recruit.  It is also true that this army,  to be effective, must have a  unity of purpose and a single  loyalty, but the artillerymen,  the armoured corpsmen, the  infantry, the airborne troops,  must all have their own part to  play, and their own expertise.  This may be a loose analogy,  but it is somewhere along these  lines that the importance of  denominational integrity lies.  The newly awakened Christian,  just like the new recruit, should  go through some "basic training" in prayer and scripture  reading and study to get  oriented to this whole new and  exciting world of living in the  Spirit, and in the course of this  orientation should decide upon  the unit in which he or she can  be comfortable and most useful  Coast News, March  This may be a difficult task,  and it may require some  experimentation, but the time  and effort should be rewarded  by the assurance, eventually,  that the recruit has found a unit  in which he or she can serve  with kindred spirits in the  service of the same God and in  the army of the same Christ,  and be most effective in that  service.  It does not make much sense  for the raw recruit to think he  or she knows more than the  seasoned veterans, any more  than it does for the recruit lo  think that he or she can freelance, and do better than the  army.  Christ calls all recruits and  veterans alike to be part of his  11, 1980 7.  church, his army of believers,  but he does not stipulate which  branch to join. It is difficult,  however, to be an effective  member of the church while  playing the field and criticizing  those who have espoused some  firm doctrine to shape their  response to his call.  It is only when we understand firmly where we stand  and have our feet planted  firmly that we can work and  serve creatively.  We have to understand what  we are, before wc can see what  wc are not!  I  Working together to improve Gibsons Landing  Gibsons Harbour Business Association meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m.  Peninsula  Cleaners  2 Locations to  serve you better.  SECHELT    GIBSONS  885-9554        886-2200  Open Tues.-Sat.  Helen's Fashion Shoppe  lower Gibsons  886-9941  Lovely  SPRING  FASHIONS  : in the newest  PASTEL SHADES  in  SUEDES,  VELOURS & TERRI-LURE  JfooUS  Snack Bar  & Deli  Health Foods  886-2936  Gibsons Harbour  ��� Sandwiches  made to order.  Gibson*  (Girls S Guys  Salon  SPRING  is in the  HAIR!  Seaside  M6-MZ0        Plaza  GIBSONS  SHELL SERVICE  General Service  Downtown Gibsons  Monday thru Saturday  8 a.m. -8 p.m.  Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m  HBP Bookstore'/  886-7744  I Corner Of School &  1 Gower Point Roads  Open  Fri. Ill 7:30  Sun. 11 - 4  MANY NEW ARRIVALS!  Fantasy  A Spell for Chameleon    bothby  The Source of Magic   piers Anthony  Non Fiction  Lauren Bacall - by myself  Fiction  Captive Passions  Captive Embracesb0,hbyFernMichaels  ��<tf>��a*my��ai wtlfftm rarfyViH n^ftw i i^w i n^a���  MARINE  ELECTRONICS!  Wim  We handle all  popular makes of  VHF's - Lorans - SSB's  and CB's  Lease a  DECCA Radar  j    See Lome, Aeroti from WO*79*��  J   the Bank ol Montreal 883*2521  W wV' ��"��n>' wVU ' w\ftr* ��*��W>"'��"\a*a*)" i��*J|�������!  '   1  7A  Hours:  Mon.-Thurs.  6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Fri.-Sat.  6:30 a.m. ��� 7:30 p.m.  Lower Gibsons  ALL SPORTS  MARINE  Boat need Fining?  �����"������ BOTTOM PAINT  FIBERBLASS RESIN  WOVEN ROVINB     MAT  FIBERBLASS CLOTH  888-8303  Gibsons      MARINE PAINT  1 I  Pa(chwork,Pine  and other Measures  NEW ARRIVALS!  Scented  Kitchen Candles  Potpourri  Incense  Hours:   Tues. to Sat.  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Bottom Of School Road  886-8355  I.C.B.C.  now gives a  20% DISCOUNT  to SENIOR CITIZENS  on Homeowner's Insurance  Wc will be pleased  to give a quotation  OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK  ,sec��on  i01��a^  ���������flE3BS  . , mwmmmmmm^mm^mw ���  urn  COME SHOP IN OLD GIBSONS LANDINGj! 11,  1* (1 l ���^���aaaaaaaaiB   i'   I'1     I   lilii^l  '   '1   lil'll kMM�� iia^ll aaaaaaJUiaaaaiaaaaaaal  "~ -"-��' Coast News, March 11, 1980  KEN  LLCry  LDCLLALQ fCCDS  OVERLOOKING BEAUTIFUL GIBSONS HARBOUR  PRODUCE  California Sunkist  ORANGES  Size 72's ...  B.C. Grown Canada #1  ONIONS  a��/99��  39c  California Canada #1  BROCCOLI  B.C. Grown Drybelt Canada #2  POTATOES  15 id. cello Bag  Mrs. Willman's  -.��  Apple Turnouers ^    89��  Our Own Freshly Baked Tasty  Bran muffins 6/79*  'HI  of the Month  Baked Pork Chops  Stir Fried Broccoli  Potato Cake  Orange Salad  Lemon Pudding  Orange Salad  4 oranges 1/4 cup French dressing  1 cup black olives salt and pepper  1 tablespoon onion  1. Peel and slice the oranges. Cut the slices into quarters  2. Slice the olives  3. Chop the onion finely and combine with oranges and  olives  4. Toss just prior to serving with commercial French  dressing or make your own. Using a fork, mix together  Tastv treat for Pork Chops���just before serving, spread  hem with this tasty concoction: 1/4 cup soft butter  mixed with a little salt and pepper, a tablespoon of lemon  juice, a tablespoon of finely chopped parsley and a  teaspoon of celery seed. Should be enough for 4 or 5 chops.  Potato Cake  4 large potatoes 1 cup grated cheese  I large onion salt and pepper  I 2 cup margarine  1. Peel the potatoes and slice very thinly  2. Chop the onion finely  3. Grease a casserole dish with some of the margarine  ���I. Place alternate layers of potatoes, onions and cheese.  placing a little margarine and seasoning on each layer.  Finish with a layer of potato and dot with remaining  margarine  5.   Cover and bake at 350 degrees for about 1 1 2 hours.  Remove the lid for the last 15 minutes to crisp up the  top  1 tablespoon lemon juice  2 tablespoons wine vinegar  1/4 teaspoon dry mustard  4 tablespoons olive oil  salt and pepper  Lemon Pudding  i tablespoon margarine  1 cup sugar 2 e33S separated  3 tablespoons flour l lemm  1/4 teaspoon baking powder ' CUP ml"c  1. Scald the milk  2. Cream the margarine and sugar  3. Blend in flour and baking powder  4. Grate lemon rind and squeeze the lemon  5. Beat egg yolks, rind and juice until foamy and add to  flour mixture  6. Blend in milk  7. Beat egg whites till standing in stiff peaks and fold gently  into lemon mix  8. Bake at 325 degrees in a casserole placed in a pan of hot  water for about 55 minutes. Can be served hot or cold.  Nest Lewis  (former Home Economics Teacher)  Day by day, item by item, we do more for you in  prouiding uariety, quality and triendly service.  Gower Point Rd��� Gibsons      Free Delivery to the Wharf  886-2257  Heinz Infant ^ imtm\m  babv food ������,, 3/79c  Ass'td. Variety No Meat  SPaOllBllI In Tomato Sauce 398 ml   LI 93  Squirrel ^'-    - _  peanut butter ^Jl.15  Crunchy or Smooth  Nabob Green Label ��� -   m\m\  tea bags �����J1.95  Melitta ��h.m\t%.  coffee filters ����� ��. 05c  Colgate ���       jm  toothpaste .... $1.09  Capri A A l*  bathroom tissue a.*.����. ���B9g  Boston ��� _    _ _  corned beef loaf 34, srJ1.99  Kellogg's -           _  cornflakes ���5gm��1.19  Sunspun m\m*m  pineapple lulce ,.��re 95c  Sunspun Choice Assorted _   ._^.  peas �����, 2/69��  Sunspun Cream Style _  tm\m\m  corn ,.���2/69c  l-'i      ���   -k  Monarch Parchment Eft A  margarine <,g��� 59p  ^ margarine ,,���, $1.29  W> Made from 100% Pure Vegetable Oils.  ^ 4        WvnM H  \\  J/J W  High Liner ^ _   m\mt  cod fillets i,g���,$1.95  Minute Maid ��� ���    mm  OPanOe jlllCe  Concentrate 355 ml  $1.15  ��� Clean Johe Section ���  A man put a coin in a vending machine and watched helplessly while  the cup failed to appear. One nozzle sent coffee down the drain while  another poured cream after it.  "Now that's real automation!" he exclaimed. "It even drinks for you!"  Mays  886-2715  For  St. Patrick's Day  March 17th  SHAMROCK PLANTS  pjysw  "TV*"  3SS  Ssiecoon ol  POnERV  up to 30% OFF!  RB6K3H.1 Coast News, March 11, 1980  Shop & saue  Prices Effective:  wed. Mar. 12 -  sun. Mar. 16  Open Fridays til 7 p.m.   /f&���  (DOLLAR  Open Sundays & Holidays mjljlj]  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.        wHIM  Sunspun  salad dressing      ��m, 95��  Tang Orange Flavour  drink crystals    ��gJ1.25  Sunlight m  powdered detergent $3.49  2.4 kg  Sunlight  ouiiiigui mm    mm%  liquid detergent ��m,��1.fl9  Bounce A  fabric softner ��$3.99  Cadbury A  hot chocolate ^Jl.99  Christies ��� _   j^^f  arrowroot biscuits ���, $1.29  Christies *m*m.*  cheddles & flings ����� 99��  MJB mm    mm  instant coffee ,.,$5.39  Wizard Rug & Room _  deodorizer ��gm$1.fl9  MEAT  Gov't Inspected Canada Grade x\ Beef  PRIME RIB ROAST $2 59  lb.  Lean Beef  SHORT RIBS  lb.  M.59  PORN CHOPS ib $ 1.69  Whole or Half Loin  Crisco  Oil  .3 litre  $5.59  Glad m  kitchen catchers   ^$1.39  PORK CHOPS  ib.^1.89  Centre Cut  OUR OWN  BRAND EVENT  PRESENTS THIS  OPPORTUNITY TO WIN  BIG PRIZES  A  ^  ENTRY FORMS,  DETAILS AND  CONTEST RULES  Ji ONE OF 7 PONTIAC ACADIANS    inourstore.  ONE OF 550 CITIZEN CHIME WALL CLOCKS  Save 53.00  $9.95  _ HCUSEHACES _  &SCET N3CCDS  Tea Towels �����!�����  54% Cotton, 46% Linen in fresh clean looking stripe design. ft /(O OO  Save 50c Special Purchase Price Z/ ^Z-ZO  Kitchen Queen  1 Step stool  with Rubber Floor Guards  "Don't be a fool���use a step stool"  special Purchase Price  Mix or Match  Bowl and Mug Sets   _  12 oz. Bowl, 9 oz. Mugs W  77* w     2/$1.a9  Libby St. Clair  3 Piece Mixing Bowl set  One6",One7",    Regular Price *5.79     *���  mm*  Smok0enColoured    SDBClal PUPChase PPlCB  *HAv  Save ��1.30  Reg. Price 99* ea.  special Purchase Price  Delicious  FISH ft CHIPS  *2.75 per order  SHRIMP ft CHIPS |  $4.���� per order  Gibsons Fish  Market  000*7000  Varirtp  Dell and Health  Jfoob*  886-2936  Kitchen Machine  2 bowls, whisk  & dough hook  Reg '229 "  .SPECIAL ��199��  SHOP TALIV-  by Bill Edney  Diversification is for Customer convenience  <3$K  Like most supermarkets, we carry a reasonable selection of those non-food items that the  housekeeper, he or she, can conveniently  purchase along with foodstuffs. We aim to carry  those items that are related to that class of trade.  For instance, we don't carry packets of screws,  bolts or nails, or motor oil���but we do have  hardware items, such as pots, pans, plastic  garbage bins, etc.  Along with the 'soft goods' such as towels, face  cloths, tea towels, place mats, we carry a few lines  of quality dress socks for men, women and  children, as well as work socks, work gloves and  garden gloves.  It's fairly commonplace to see this sort of mix  today. One major food market has incorporated  huge inventories of general hardware and  household appliances. The volume of traffic a  food store generates makes it possible to sell  these items at a lower price than is common in a  market place that specializes in only these items.  I've oft' times thought it to be unfair to those who  try to make their livelihood in a specialized fashion,  in which they do provide broader selections and  better service.  However, we all have to survive in a market  place that has become a jungle of merchandising  techniques.  The drug stores have perhaps brought about  the biggest change in the merchandising scene.  They now sell everything going, including grocery  items. Meanwhile the drug lobby, supported by  the scare tactics of consumer "do-gooders" have  virtually closed off the sale of a very large block of  household remedies from the low price grocery  trade.  They do this on the grounds that this product  may contain ingredients requiring the protective  guidance and advice of the pharmacist. Do you  find these products on the shelf behind the  pharmacist's station? Oh no! You find them in the  general traffic areas everywhere for your easy  convenience!  And so, while we sell a few related nonfood  items in our store to maintain our business in a  satisfactory position, both from the consumer's  point of view and ours, there may be those who  could say they should peddle groceries too, or,  those consumers who could say, - "Hey, why let  the big drug chains dictate where I may buy nonprescription household remedies."Inmyviewthe  distribution of many commonplace remedies now  excluded from sale in food stores should be  reviewed.  Sim with confidence. Our prices are uery competitlue.  Wi will not be undersold on these aduertlsed Items.  we fully guarantee euerythlng we sell to be satisfactory.  or money cheerfully refunded. Coast News, March 11, 1980  Some of the action at the Women's Bonspiel. For the results see On The Rocks.  On the Rocks -*  by Helen Sallis  and Bernie Parker  On March 1st and 2nd  Gibsons Winter Club hosted 241  rinks for a very successful  Ladies' Open Bonspiel. Super-  Valu sponsored the "A" event,  won by the TAIT rink of North  Shore Winter Club. Second  prize went to the HUSTWAIT  rink, also from the North Shore  Winter Club. HILLTOP  CHEVRON was the sponsor of  the "B", first prize going to the  DAVIS rink from White Rock,  and second to the SUVEGES  rink of Gibsons. "C" was  sponsored by Howe Sound  Distributors, the ROWE rink  of Cloverdale beating out the  SALLIS rink of Gibsons for  first prize.  We want to thank SuperValu  for their donation of the Club  Perennial Trophy for our  Annual Ladies' Open Spiel.  The Juniors have had a most  successful year and are already  planning for their next season.  Watch for the car washes they  will be holding through the  spring and summer.  Eighteen of their curlers  attended the last competition  of the season in Richmond on  Friday, February 29th, with the  Richmond Juniors winning on  points 18-14.  Kevin VanVelzen, Rick  Buckmaster, Amber Wolan-  sky, and Brad Dorais won both  the league and the playoffs.  Most Valuable Player Trophy  was won by Damir Shtenz,  while Glen Fisher won the  trophy for Most Improved  Player.  Seniors' Curling News  The Seniors had a return  Inter-Club match with Powell  River Seniors on Friday,  February 29th. Earlier in the  month twenty-five of our  Seniors went up to Powell  River to have a Mini-Spiel with  our counterparts at Powell  River. We all had a very  pleasant day ending in a lovely  supper.  An equal number of their  Seniors came down here and  had a very pleasant re-match.  Both being good hosts, we won  up there and they won down  here. We are all looking  forward to the re-match next  year.  Our season is winding up  now and the top two rinks out  of our eight will play two games  out of three for the trophy. We  hope to have this playoff with  the rest of the club's playoffs  towards the end ofthe month.  Good curling!  #��'C  THE  RUSH IS ON FOR. THC HUNTER TRAiNING. COURSE (C.O.R.E)  AT THE   GiftSONS WJLPUFE ClUB , STARTING MARCH 20  Strikes and spares  The Golden Age Swingers  held their Doubles Tournament last Tuesday and the  winners for the ladies were  Celia Nuotio and Kay Lyall  rolling 87 pins over their  averages. The men's winners  were Tom Walton and Charlie  Strom, rolling 32 pins over  average.  It was hard lines on the lanes  last week with only four 300  games rolled. In the Classic  League Bonnie McConnell  rolled a 332 and Jeff Mulcaster  a 311. Freeman Reynolds had  the high four with 1067. In the  Tuesday Coffee League, Bev  Drombolis rolled a 305 single.  Sylvia Bingley had a 301  single in the Gibsons 'A'  League and Nora Solinsky  rolled an 841 triple in a rolloff  for   the   Wednesday   Coffee  League.  Highest Scores:  Classic:  Pat Prest  Ralph Roth  Frank Redshaw  Freeman Reynolds  Tuesday Coffee:  Judy Schmidt  Ruth Hogberg  Nora Solinsky  Vera Weighton  Lesley Bailey  Gibsons 'A'  Barbara Christie  Nancy Carby  Sylvia Bingley  Jim Gurney  Bob Ford  Wednesday Coffee:  Grcthe Taylor  Bonnie McConnell  June Frandsen  255-935  296-933  276-944  283-1067  236-641  229-659  255-661  268-681  255-734  246-649  272-707  301-786  243-712  297-705  266-668  260-691  283-693  Slough Offs:  Dot Robinson  Sue Whiting  Ball and Chain:  Carol Boyce  Cauleen McCuaig  Don Slack  Freeman Reynolds  Arman Wold  Phuntastique:  Elaine Middleton  Hazel Skytte  Mavis Stanley  Jim McQueen  Legion:  Rita Johnston  Jim Peers  Don Slack  Pee Wees:  Karen Constable  Karen Foley  Lisa Horner  Brian Fitchell  266-616  240-665  266-630  294-685  283-684  269-710  265-744  255-623  229-651  266-674  234-630  272-605  248-634  282-686  117-217  119-219  119-223  117-230  Aquatic program  requires  assistance  Something special happens  at the pool in Gibsons on  Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. For a one-hour period  handicaped persons on the  coast have sole use of the  facility for recreational and  therapeutic purposes.  Lifeguard, Trish Gurr works  Bantams:  Victoria Turley  George Williams  Sean Tetzlaff  Seniors:  Bruce Russell  Juniors:  Michele Whiting  Lance Davis  Dean Kennett  156-400  153-409  248-649  260-671  281-680  201-535  226-584  with individuals as much as  possible, but in order that  optimum advantage be gained  from the program, more one-  to-one help is needed.  A similar program has just  been initiated for Adult Daycare and other local seniors  who could also benefit from the  pool time. Scheduled also for  Tuesday afternoons, this program is expected to expand as.  new referrals are submitted.  If you arc confident in the  water and would like to assist  with either of these programs,  contact the Volunteer Bureau  for referral.  Skaters!  RONS SHARP EDGE  Precision Sharpening On All Skates  For Information 885"5252  The minor hockey league was out in force this weekend,  on Sunday and will continue next weekend.  The league playoffs started  From the Fairway  by Ernie Hume  Wildlife Club  The winter golf tournament  semi-finals have one game left  to play. Judy and Bill Forman  go against Vic Marteddu and  Bernie Parker. The winner will  play Iva Peterson and Roy  Taylor. Marteddu and Parker  defeated Don and Maureen  Sleep to secure a berth in the  finals. r  An interclub match has been  arranged for March 16 at  Gleneagles. Some 20 to 24  Sunshine Coast golf members  will travel to Horseshoe Bay for  a match with Gleneagles. They  have been invited for a return  match on March 23.  Some 50 members attended a  gathering to welcome our new  manager Art and Marg Park on  February 22.  Work has commenced on the  course for the summer with the  sand traps being overhauled  and raked and greens being cut.  The regular board of directors meeting will be held 7:00  p.m. on March 11. Don't forget  dues are payable March 1.  Some applications have been  received for membership,  which is a good start for the  year, but many more will be  required to enable us to meet  our obligations.  Art is busy arranging the Pro  Shop inventory for the summer. Many golf items can be  secured at reasonable prices.  Your support will be greatly  appreciated.  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables   tSU9"9  Reference:  Point Atkinson  Wed. Mar. 12  0250 13.8  0800 10.7  1230 12.6  2005 3.8  Thurs. Mar. 13  0330 14.2  0905 10.1  1345 12.9  2055 3.4  Pacific  Standard Time  Fri. Mar. 14  0400 1  0955  1500 1  2155  Sat. Mar. IS  0445 I  1035  1605 I  2235  ��� Groceries ��� Fishing Tackle  ��� Sundries ��� Timex Watches  a Week  Sun. Mar. 16  0520 15.0  1115 7.1  1700 14.3  2320 4.1  Mon. Mar. 17  0545 15.2  1200 6.0  1755 14.5  Tues. Mar. 18  0005 5.0  0625 15.2  1245 5.1  1855 14.5  News from the  Gibsons Wildlife Club  The Gibsons Wildlife Club  will put on a CORE (hunter  training) course beginning  March 20, 1980 at the clubhouse on Highway 101.  There will be 12 sessions in  all���the topics being: Outdoor  Ethics. Gunhandling and Hun-  Sechelt  Snooker  Peter Pcarscll of the Pool  Hall in Sechelt reported a good  turnout for the men's Snooker  Tournament which was held at  the Pool Hall last Wednesday.  Thursday, and Friday.  The finalists were Jeano  Nooski and Emel Prychum.  Emel won the best-of-five series  in four games to win the $75  First Prize. Gerald Feschuk  won the runners-up "B" event.  ter Safety, Why We Have  Regulations, Animal Identification, Some Birds of B.C.  and Survival and First Aid.  Successful completion of this  course is necessary for a person  to obtain a first hunting licence.  So anyone planning to get their  first hunting licence this fall  should definitely take the  course now.  Those not interested in  hunting can still take the course  as there is much valuable  information ol interest to  anyone indulging in the great  outdoors.  Minimum age is 12 years.  Fee is S20 for the complete  course and course material.  Registration night and the  first session will be at 7:00 p.m.  March 20.  Contact George Ruggles at  886-7703 or Andy Anderson at  886-2022 to signify a wish to  lake the course, or for further  information.  C. Blazicevic  s*\\L    Y0UR AUTOPLAN  ^H*>>.    CENTR]  Taking care of  __ all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza Evenings  886-2000    Norm Peterson Dennis Suveges  886-9121     886-2607       or 886-7264  ROMAN CATHOLIC  SERVICES  Rev, Angclo De Pompa,  Parish Priest  Times of Masses  Saturday, 5:00 p.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons  Regular Sunday Masses  9:00 a.m. OurLadyofLourdes  Church, Sechelt  Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family  Church. Sechelt  12:00 noon St. Mary's Church,  Gibsons  Confessions before Mass  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  GIBSONS PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Cedar Grove School on Chaster Rd.  Sunday 9:45  Morning Worship 11:00  Evening Fellowship 7:00  Home Bible Study  Call Pastor Ted Boodle  886-7107 or 886-9482  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of  Canada  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 6 p.m.  Bible Study- Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Nancy Dykes  UNITED CHURCH  Davis Bay-St. John's United  Worship, Sunday 9:30 a.m.  Study Session  Thursday. 2:30 p.m.  Gibsons-Gibsons United ���  Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.  Sunday Worship, 11:00 a.m.  Study Session  Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.  Prayer and Share  Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.  Pastor  The Rev. George W. Inglis.h ih  Phone 886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.. 10 a.m.  Hour of Worship Sat.. 11 a.m.  St. John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Dricberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  i\ Church Services  Lower highway official choice  313  L 302:  From the files ol the Coast News. August 1972  G i bSOnS Villagers awake. We've waited long enough to get the 1972 plan for  the alternate route to the ferry completed.  In a series of damaging moves, a group of Area E yahoos have blocked the completion of  the Gibsons by-pass.  Theyhave: 1. Added over $400,000 to the Gibsons sewage treatment plant that you  are now currently paying for.  2. Prevented Gibsons getting a park completely paid for and equipped by  the provincial government.  3. Had the by-pass moved up the mountain where it will be of little use to  Gibsons residents.  4. In contrast, Pender Harbour residents fight for what they want, don't get  their garbage dump closed, don't get their high school rebuilt with  common cement brick like Elphinstone but with fancy brick and a  swimming pool as well.  There is a needed urgency for the 1972 By-pass to be completed as traffic conditions have  become so dangerous in front of the Mall and High School.  Think about it! The village has been dormant long enough. Get in touch with the Area  Planning Committee for Gibsons Village with your ideas.  Phone one of the following: Verna Sim, 886-7557; Bill Wright, 886-7735; Barb Duteau,  886-7148; Terry Karkabe, 886-2888; Diane Strom, 886-2674.  Advertisment paid for by Ian J. MacKenzie  President - Pro tern  Gibsons Renters 8. Ratepayers Association  886-8006  musamu For Gibsons  JMew manufacturing plant  Carl's corner  The first finished products  came off the assembly line at a  new manufacturing operation  begun recently on the Coast.  Miller Marine Electronics of  Gibsons has now gone into the  business of making custom and  assembly line marine alarm  panels. These will be for use on  commercial and pleasure boats  and can also be adapted for  home use.  The alarms give a light and  sound warning for anything  from an overfull bilge to low oil  pressure in the engine. In the  home they can be built as  burglar alarms, tied into smoke  detectors or just about anything that operates with connecting points.  The business has hardly gone  into operation and already  orders are coming in from local  boat owners. Once in full  operation the main sales outlet  will be in Vancouver. They will  also be marketed locally  through Miller Marine. Lome  is also looking into the mail  order business, as there are very  few manufacturers in this  particular field.  Marion Hodson is shown here assembling a marine alarm panel.  And finally Lome Miller proudly displays some of the finished products  Roberts Creek  Parents worried  Roberts Creek parents are  unhappy with current school  boundaries and apprehensive  that if Sechelt parents are  successful in their bid to  include the senior grades at  Chatelech, their children will  be forced to attend Chatelech  rather than Elphinstone, Roberts Creek, with strong feelings  of community identity, also  feels closer to Gibsons than it  docs to Sechelt. Trustee Puchalski presented a brief with  101 signatures expressing the  concerns of Roberts Creek  parents. He was supported by  several parents and students at  the meeting.  Trustee  Clayton  expressed  her  understanding  of the  concerns of Roberts Creek.  They are the same feelings  which have motivated the  people ol'Sechelt and obviously  the concerns of both communities will have to be taken into  account when the School  Board meets the Chatelech  Senate on March 20.  Journey Log - South   Part II   Our long planned trip by car  to the Southern U.S. and  Mexico was finally underway  on Janyary 29, 1980. We were  nearing the U.S. port of entry at  Blaine, Washington, had our  stories all straight for the  Customs and Immigration  people, and in spite of many  years of passing through that  human shield guarding a  common border which separates our two countries, we were  as nervous as cats in a room full  of rockers!  As we pulled up in front of  one of the many cubicles, the  officer looked us over coldly  for a moment, punched some  information into the computer,  then asked, "Where do you  liver  We all tried to answer at once  but he interrupted us. "Where  you off to?"  I bravely took over at this  point and answered; "Well...  you see...uh...there's this hot  sun and warm beaches...down  the road somewhere and..."  Again he interrupted, "O.K.  On your way. And have a safe  journey." This time he sort of  smiled with his eyes, we smiled  back gratefully, then began our  roll out to the long and  beautiful freeways of Interstate  S, stretching for 1600 miles  through Washington, Oregon  and California to the Mexican  border.  "California, here we come..,"  we all sang in unison as we  settled into our comfortable  niche, adjusting tote bags and  pillows, snacking goodies,  expelling the nervous tension  that always seems to build  when approaching a border  crossing, gradually replacing it  with enthusiasm for the holiday  awaiting us on the sun-baked  beaches of the deep South and  Mexico.  The weather at the start of  our journey was as we would  want it to be; cold, wet and  breezy. Forecasts for our neck  of the woods were ominous.  Great! We'd hate to be leaving  Beautiful British Columbia if  the weather was sunny and  mild. Folks back home would  laugh at our smug post cards  saying, "Having a wonderful...  etc...etc..." from the sunny  beaches of San Diego or La  Paz. That would never do. I'm  sure each of us secretly hoped  for a foot of that white, fluffy  stuff to be left behind for our  neighbours to slop around in  while we toasted our tootsies in  the sun. Oh, man's inhumanity  to man!  So we were on our way.  Reclining the seat a bit, I  punched the cruise-control at  58 miles per hour and settled  dwon for the long haul. Even at  58 mph, other traffic began to  pass. I contemplated 60 and  tried it for a few miles, but that  'border-crossing-itis' began to  bother me as I concentrated on  mirrors for that elusive State  Patrol, more than on the traffic  ahead.  I soon punched her back to  58, feeling that I would get  away with a three mile spread,  where I may get cited for five. I  rationalized that 1 would be  saving energy and that I should  be watching my mirrors in any  case. After all, half of the  world's traffic is behind us!  Our first stop that night was  an early one at Tumwater,  Washington, just South of the  State Capital of Olympia.  Winds were rising, snow was  being forecast and it looked  like we were going to get our  wish. For that reason we made  an early start the next morning,  hoping to run out the storm. It  was still dark when we pulled  off the freeway into a small self  serve station that was just  opening up.  The attendant was trying to  thaw out his rest rooms and as  this was partly the reason for  our stop, I decided to buy only  $5 worth so we could stop for a  fill down the road. When 1  handed him the $5, he said,  "Another five bucks, please."  "But...but...but," I stammered, pointing at the 59.9c on  the pump.  "Read the fine print," he  replied. I did.  "Fifty nine, point nine cents  per...half gallon?!"  "Yep! Pumps won't register  over a buck so we have to  double the pump reading."  "Why, we don't even pay that  in B.C.!" I expostulated.  "One dollar, nineteen point  eight cents is what she is, old  buddy!" holding out his hand.  I dug! Very unhappily!  We put in a long day and lots  of miles, spurred on by the  forecasts of freezing rain and  snow all down through Oregon. We were determined to  make the California border  before we stopped again.  We did, but not in the way I  had hoped we would. At a rest  stop just out of Yreka, California I found a tire going flat.  Of course, one month's supply  of holiday gear was piled on top  of the spare, but fortunately the  weather had turned sunny and  warm by this time so we made  the best of it.  We couldn't match our  winter tread in Yreka so had to  go for a new highway tread.  For a second line radial,  including taxes; $72.00 and  change. Has inflation hit the  U.S.? You had better believe it!  Early next morning, and  fortified with a great American  breakfast with golden fried  hash browns, we pulled into the  local self serve station. I didn't  bother checking for we needed  gas at any price. But what a  price!  They are beginning to use  litres down there now, but I'm  sure the average gas buyer  doesn't take the time to figure  out per gallon cost. They just  fill 'er up and pay the shot!  But to us Canadians, who are  getting used to looking for 22c  per litre regular, 33.5c per U.S.  litre, and in California, comes  as a bit of a shocker, to say the  least! It didn't take long to  figure out from my handy  conversion table that a U.S.  gallon contains 3.785 litres and  at 33.5c per litre, we were  paying $1.26 8 per U.S. gallon.  Now, to carry this a bit  further, 1 U.K. gallon contains  4.564 litres. At 33.5c per litre,  our cost for a U.K. gallon  would be $1.52 3. Add to that  the 16% currency exchangeand  we would be paying $1.76 7 per  U.K. gallon in Canadian funds.  The highest we paid was at  Redding, California. For regular gas, it was $1.29 per gallon,  going through the conversions,  the cost would be $1,79 6 per  U.K. gallon in Canadian funds.  By this time we were reviewing our travel budgets and  reconsidering our holiday  plans. We figured our miles to  the Mexican border and decided that the cheaper Mexican  gas would ma ke up for some of  the high U.S. prices. We drove  South as far as we dared on  what gas wc had, then pulled  off into a small town. The first  pump we saw displayed $1.15 9  per gallon.  Eureka!! Compe-  tilion at last! And now I know  why 'Eureka' is the motto ofthe  State of California! It is full of  surprises!  One of the surprises is that in  two days, we are all rejoicing at  paying bargain prices of 13.1c  less per gallon than up the road,  after crying the blues in Canada  when paying $1.00 per a fifth  larger gallon!  And to think that a Federal  Government was recently defeated for 18c per gallon!!! We  should count our blessings!  We found a few service  stations out of gas and some  closed down, but we have a few  of our own going out of  business. We were never refused and always treated  pleasantly. And in case I have  discouraged anyone who had  planned a driving holiday  down South, let me fill in what  our costs finally were.  First ol all, wc had to change  our plans about Mexico, partly  because of Hooding and water  conditions and partly because  of I.D. problems of one of our  party.  Our route took us to San  Diego for a week; over to  Hemct, near Palm Springs;  then on to Phoenix, Arizona.  We just beat the rain out of  Phoenix but it really caught up  to us in Las Vegas. From there  we headed for the Oregon  Coast, up #101 through Washington and home.  We drove a total of 4200  Professional Repair & Service  to your  oil & electric heating equipment  -AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR-  [tsso]  Gulf  The Best Buys  Around!  All WELDING SUPPLIES  e    (except gas)  Black&Decker TOOLS  All WALTER TOOLS  CALL NOW   886-7W  THOMAS HEATING  14 years experience. Serving the Coast alnce 1N7. II  Chargex Mastercharge    1"  ALL "COST + 10  Based on weekly delivery  Coast Industries *  Hwy. 101, Gibsons 886-9159  Coast News, March  miles; burned 275 gallons of  gas; averaged 15.27 miles per  U.S. gallon at an average cost  of about $1.20 per gallon. Our  gas and one quart of oil cost  was just under 8c per mile or  a little less than 2c per  passenger mile each.  Our car is a '74 Buick with a  350 Chev engine, so for comparison purposes, other costs  can be worked out depending  on the size, year and model in  which you will be travelling.  So if you enjoy travelling by  car, want to see the many,  11, 1980  11.  many sights along the way. it i.  still a very reasonable holiday  where four people are sharing  expenses and enjoy each others  company. We saw a couple of  very beautiful retirement centers in San Diego. Hemet. and  Phoenix, Arizona where climates are superb.  Next week, we'll tell you a hit  about them, and also an  experience with a California  earthquake. See you then.  Gibsons Winter Club  Annual General Meeting & Elections  Tues. Mar. 18th, 8:00 p.m.  Gibsons Ready Mix  i  WORKING  IN THE COMMUNITY  886-9412  ���Drainrock *Washed Rock  ���Sand *Road Mulch  *Fill "Concrete Anchors  $22 each  Mon.���Friday 8a.m.��� 6p.m  British Columbia Hydro  and Power Authority  PUBLIC NOTICE  POWER OUTAGE  Electric Power Will Be Interrupted At Follow*:  Friday, 21 March 1980  POWER OFF FROM:  9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon  AREA AFFECTED:  North Rd. from the Gibsons B.C. Hydro Substation, North to Comeau's Trailer  Court. Will also include Reid, Cemetary, Stewart, Chamberlain and Boyle  Roads, Creekside Subdivision and other side taps in the area.  Electric Power Will Be Interrupted At Follow*:  Friday. 21 March 1980  POWER OFF FROM:  1:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M.  AREA AFFECTED:  From Gibsons B.C. Hydro Substation, South to Gower Point Road and West of  Glassford Road. Will include Hillcrest Avenue, Franklin, O'Shea. Abbs,  Sargent, Wynn, Stewart, Charman, School and Fletcher Roads, also all minor  side taps in the area.  Electric Power Will Be Interrupted A* Follow*:  Sunday, 23 March 1980  POWER OFF FROM:  9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.  AREA AFFECTED:  From Shell Service Station on Gower Point Road to Glassford Road and  Gower Point Road. Will include Glassford, Cochrane. Burns. Headlands,  Trueman, Prowse and Bay Roads, also Skyline Drive (Bluff area) and Keats  Island.  TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE.  NOTE: Outage  time  could   vary  and  power may be restored earlier.  L  REASON:  Upgrading present system  to accommodate future  expansion.  E. HENSCH  District Manage  c-  *fi>  *p  SB  SB  mmammm  ���H Coast News, March 11  Who's that   trespassing  on fny. lake ?  Fiction Corner  juba the King  Mr. Bonner's Erection  crew, Sire!  Wow ���his very own  erection crew !  ��� My kin da man!   START  TRAINING  NOW  THE  3rd  jANNUAL  APRIL FOOL'S DAY RUN  is coming soon  to a peninsula near you.  Juba Hie King  Part III  "Onceagain the Kingandhis  men were obliged to withdraw  id a sale distance, but there  I hey waited, tor Petrius had  seen a large cloud of dust  approaching 11 om the direction  they had come King Juba was  sure it was raised by contingents of his army coming to his  aid. lie sent a rider to greet  them in his name, but in no  time the man came pelting  back, screaming that it was not  the King's army but the Roman  cavalry pursuing them. King  Juba and Petrius and their  small retinue had to ride hard  to escape.  "Thus they travelled from  town to town, harried always  by the relentless Romans, and  at every town the gates were  closed and always the people  said, 'We have no King'. King  Juba grew morose and not even  the songs of Pel ri us could cheer  him. As they passed each town  their retainers began to desert  them, slipping away shamefully  in the darkness. At last only  line remained: a huge black  slave, the King's bodyguard.  He carried no sword, but his  great hands and powerful arms  had crushed the life from many  if the King's enemies and it  pleased ihe King that his foes  should tear one unarmed slave  more than any sword in his  kingdom. This slave was called  Ihe Mute because he had never  spoken since the day they had  taken him as a boy from the  jungles far to the south.  "King Juba, Petrius and The  Mute were driven in time into  the harsh stony country which  borders the Sea of Sand. When  they saw the dunes shimmering  before them King Juba did not  pause or speak but rode on into  the trackless ocean of dust.  Though they had little food and  scant water for such ajourney,  Petrius and The Mute followed  without question. They rode  through the country called  The Waters of Death, where  demons lived in brilliant lakes  that ever recede as they are  approached, driving men mad  with thirst.  "Finally they came to the  Innermost Place, the land the  desert men call The Eye of  God, saying that here God  gazes down upon the world.  They shun this place, for The  Eye of God shrivels all that  lives. Nothing would follow  them here, not the Romans, not  even the jackals and carrion  birds. In the centre of The Eye  of God they halted and raised  their tents, nibbled the last of  Gas versus electricty  ( iinlinued from Page Two.  up on the losing side.  Bennett seems unlikely to  ordinary Joe Citizen will end  back down w i en confronted by  the very correct federal arguments regarding a gas line to  Island in the national  i, est. If B.C, were blessed  with an open government these  matters would be discussed  openly rather than in the board  rooms and behind locked  doors.  Hopefully the opposition  can spark some debate in  Victoria during the current  sitting.  Environment  Water is an important part of  our environment. Each Canadian uses an average of 225  litres of water every day.  Industry, agriculture and municipalities use 6,400 litres a day  for every person in Canada.  their rations, and drank all but  afewmouthfulsofwaler. In the  awful silence of that night,  King Juba and Petrius spoke  together for the last time. When  they had embraced and retired  to their separate tents, King  Juba spoke to The Mute with  signs and gestures, giving him  to understand that he had but  one final service to perform on  the coming day. 'Then you are a  free man,' said the King, with a  contemptuous wave of his arm.  "When The Eye of God again  opened on the world, King  Juba and Petrius arose and put  on their armour. As they  stepped into the building light,  Petrius drew his short straight  Roman sword and King Juba  the long curved blade which  had been his sceptre and his  scourge. They saluted each  other. Then the emptiness  was filled with the sound of  iron ringing upon iron.  "In spite of the pitiless heat  and the many wounds they  gave one another, the terrible  combat continued unabated,  until their shadows grew so  long on the parched earth that  it seemed as though two giants  strove there under The Eye of  God. The Mute stood all day in  the sun, unmoving, watching.  At last the blood and the sun  took their toll. The blow no  man can parry was struck. A  moment later, the victor fell to  his knees and collapsed across  the corpse of the fallen.  "The slave waited for a time,  still watching closely. The  victor attempted to rise once,  but fell back with a groan. At  length the slave approached the  two men. He stood over them,  looking down, for a long time.  The victor still breathed. The  slave reached down and picked  up the long curved sword,  whirling it once overhead.  Then, as The Eye of God closed  upon the world, he plunged it  into the victor's breast with a  Licensed  Premises  "Recent Developments", a photographic display of the works of thirteen Vancouver  Photographers was on display at both secondary schools last week.  fierce  cry.  Taking only the  cry,  flaccid waterbag and the  sword, he mounted the strongest horse and fled from The Eye  of God."  The white man's gaze followed the long curving blade  until he stared into the eyes of  the black giant. Suddenly the  sword was whipped away and  pointed out across the limitless  moonlit waves of sand.  "If you wish to go, go now,"  the deep voice whispered, "no  one will prevent you. You may  find your freedom. You may  even find your throne. Perhaps  you will find only The Eye of  God."  The white man rose to his  feet unsteadily. He looked out  into the shimmering emptiness  and shivered. He glanced at the  black man whose eyes were  wide and fixed, staring along  the extended blade. Then he  turned and began stumbling  wearily down the dune toward  the sleeping camp. Behind him  he heard laughter, like the howl  of a mad god, rising through  the still darkness toward the  unblinking moon.  Volunteers  needed  St. Mary's Hospital in Sechelt is seeking volunteers to  participate in a variety of  activities with patients in the  extended care wing. A chess  player is required as well as  other persons to play table  games, musical instruments  and teach crafts.  Call the Volunteer Bureau  for further information���885-  5881.  Chinese & Western Food  win be CLOSED  MARCH 17th to 24th  Open again March 25th  Marine Drive Gibsons      886-9219:  885-2926     SUianSOIl'S     885-5333  nUnnif-h WWUIIUVII W Accounts  Dispatch  Swanson's Concrete Products Ltd,  Box 172  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Manufacture &  Sale of  Septic Tanhs  well cribbing  curbs, Pier Blocks, etc.  iusings  (cont'd)  (iintinued from Page Two.  I 'if memories still crowd  Inn us ever, closing time comes  suddenly and the Downtown  will have to he revisited in  memory another day, My last  and most recent is of a young  A tstralian in the summer of  1V7S who litis a 5 ounce nugget  he id just taken from Hunker  C'aek. It is helled and passed  around the table as many  nuggets had been before it but  uill not lie again.  When we  prepare your  s xesweback  what we do.  CO'  /our H&R Block-prepared  : ��� return is questioned, we  s 'P ii 'opresent you to  tr ������ rli : taxation office,  all '���' .ir round, at no extra  ( w all the tax laws,  'iiible-check your  'e you sign it  ike your place.  nothing can take  i ol good solid ser-  ilis year be sure.  H&R BLOCK  THE INCOME TAX SPECIAL'S S  886-2638  1538 Gower PI. Rd.  inear the Ompga Restaurant)  latbmrf  886-7224 (res.)  Kata Batdorf  A Complete Range of Bookkeeping Services  in your Office or mine.  ��� Monthly recording of ledgers and journals.  ��� Financial Statements. ,/v  ��� Payrolls.  ��� Corporate and Personal Tax Returns.  ��� Initial set-up of Bookkeeping Systems  and Follow-up.  Orj-C >   ��� Consultation and information regarding the  set-up of small businesses.  ��� Assistance with all government forms.    <������.  Hourly and Contract Rates  Please phone for a consultation  to discuss your needs.  ��  TEAMWORK  MAKES IT HAPPEN!  ...and we've put together  the best team in town!  Many unsolicited testimonials speak  for the quality and efficacy of Advertising  in the Coast News.  Scott Brooks of B & M Installations,  who recently celebrated their first      anniversary, say,  "We were uery much pleased with the  exceptionally good worn and personal  attention we receiued for our birthday  aduertlsement in the Coast News and  with the results we haue had trom  aduertlsing in the Sunshine coast's first  newspaper."  Are you Advertising where you get the best results?  You can rest assured of personal attention and the most  careful work possible when you advertise in the Coast  News. Advertising representatives Allan Crane or Frances  Berger would be pleased to discuss your  advertising  requirements with you.  IQiff fff| AT an venire  Wildlife  IF*  corner  hy I tin Corrance  I'.ei Luke  ; I went to the Lei Lake  njeeting at the Rod and Gun  ("liih last week. I had to report  iln it and believe mc, it was hard  tt) try 10 write an unbiased  story.  I can see that there is a need  lor testing chemicals. They  can't be thrust on the public  with no knowledge about them.  Hut when I hear things like the  Chevron company having  already done tests on Orthene  in the States and Agriculture  Canada not releasing the  results, I get suspicious and  rtjad,  j I talked with another re-  rinrter alter the meeting. Her  i'eeling was that the people on  ���he Sunshine Coast complain  about everything, and that they  were not specifically against the  chemical. They just didn't want  it in their back yard. Well I  agree with them, I don't want it  in my back yard either. As one  man at the meeting said, "I've  hunted all over this province  for many years, and I'll show  you any amount of lakes miles  away from anywhere that you  can use."  I've been up to the Lake and  the area around it is unlogged.  This is because it is in a reserve  area. If the logger had to stop  cutting before he reached the  Lake, then why should it be  open game for chemical experimentation?  I say let's be a bunch of  complainers. It's the only way  to keep things in check. By the  way, I was quite impressed that  the meeting was conducted in a  pretty civilized manner, considering that the two groups  were diametrically opposed.  Cool heads and reason will get  us further than if we run  around like a bunch of hot  heads. Mind you if reason fails,  well...  At the pound  There are some pretty interesting dogs up for grabs this  week at the pound. There's a  registered male samoyed about  two years old. It's had all its  shots. A> male collie, good with  kids, and a shepherd lab mix.  This last one needs acreage, it's  a good watchdog, and also  good with kids.  Blue Jay  Chloe Day gave me a call the  other day. She is being visited  by a blue jay���not the stel-  lar's���so I popped up to her  house on Cemetery Road and  had a cup of coffee on the off  chance that the bird would  show up. No luck I'm afraid,  but people in the area should  keep their eyes open and they  may get a sighting.  Spring  It's coming up all around us.  Time to get my boat fixed,  come out of hibernation, get  down to the tennis courts and  maybe even lose the extra  inches I put on to keep me  warm over the winter.  Unfortunately, I didn't make  it to the Marsh Society meeting  again last week. This is the  second one I've missed in a  row, This time the Lei Lake  meeting was on the same night.  This will be a short column  this week as most of my wildlife  adventures consisted of watching the snake show at the  Cedars Inn. I felt that it was  within the line of duty. So that's  all for the moment. Give me a  call at 886-2622/886-7817 or  886-9151 if you have anything  interesting, ta.  Timber  Day  s  Continued from Page One.  sports, selling tickets, participating in special events andjust  adding their enthusiasm.  We will be holding a meeting  in the Senior Citizens Hall on  Thursday, March 20 at 7:00  p.m. We will hope for volunteers to act as Chairman, Co-  Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and also Chairpersons for  other sub-committees. Please  come and do your bit for the  community. I'm sure that Old  Tim will appreciate it and it  may just be the tonic he needs  to gel him back in shape to  meet up with Copper Canyon  Sal and all her old cronies at the  Loggers Sports this summer!  Roller  skating  Responding to a request  from Benoit LePage for permission to use Elphinstone's  gymnasium for roller skating,  the School Board was presented with details of the cost to the  District of such an activity. A  conservative estimate would  include an hour for clean-up  after each session and the cost  of revarnishing the floor every  three months instead of the  normal every ten months. This  would add approximately $20  per session to the $7.00 per-  hour rental fee for the gym  nasium for a local non-profit  organization.  The use of a  smaller gym would of course be  proportionately less.  Emphasizing that while they  have no objections in principle  to such use of the gymnasium,  Trustees felt obliged to reject  the LePage application because  no guarantees of adult supervision could be provided. The  Board agreed they would  require sponsorship by a  service club and a guarantee of  several adults, minimum of  four, and preferably six to  supervise, as well as financial  stability before any application  could be considered.  Coast News, March 11, 1980  Lei Lake pesticides  13.  Continued from Page One.  experiments had been carried  out in 1975 in Kamloops. At  that time they found no ill  effects on any organisms except  the ones they were after. The  only incident was with two bee  keepers who had let their bees  out during the application.  There had been heavy losses in  the bees and a high concentra  tion of Orthene was found in  them.  Other questions voiced concern over the safety of using the  pesticide in an area so close to a  populated area, especially  when the area in question has  been set aside for a forest and  recreation reserve.  Wicker Lampshades  many different styles  ftnUayU  Tropical Plants  Fresh Flowers for all occasions  p' Spring Bulbs have arrived  Sechelt  885-3818  VILLAGE OF  GIBSONS  ��  12% Interest Credit on Current Tax Payments  Made Between: January 1,1980  &  May 15,1980  Interest at the rateot 12% annum will be credited to  any prepayment deposit on current (1980) taxes made  between January 1 and May 15,1980. Interest will be  calculated from the date of prepayment to June 30,  1980.  Any further information may be obtained from the  Gibsons Municipal Office, 1490 South Fletcher Road,  Gibsons, B.C., 886-2274.  J.W. COPLAND  Clerk-Treasurer  AbinDllli  CEDRR  nlllllEu      Product oi British Columbia  QUALITY LIVING WITH CEDAR  Every detail in a Lindal Cedar Home radiates gracious, yet sensible  living.  And every  Lindal  floor plan  permits almost unlimited design  flexibility. Over 60 original plans are available Each can be modified  to fit your particular needs and tastes. Or we can help you design  your very own plan.  Sales Office and Display Home in Horseshoe Bay   AWnMLCEOBRHOmES   _M_ INDEPENDENTLY DISTRIBUTED BY  gN5 M.C. MacKenzie Limited  6342 Bay St.. Horseshoe Bay  West Vancouver. B.C. V7W 2G9  (604)921-8010   921-9268  Enclosed is $3 for Planbook and Design Guide  Name   Street   City   Prov   Phone    Location of Building Lot  .Code  Coast Business Directory  I ACCOMODATION I  I CONTRACTING I  I FLOOR COVERING  BOflMGBROOK    LODGE  OCEAN BEACH ESPLANADE GOWER POINT ROAD GIBSONS. B.C.  Comfortable accomodation by the day, week  or month. 886-9033  SUNCOAST TRUSS LTD. ^mates  (Gibsons) 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p.o. Box 748  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons BCj  SEAVIEW CARPETS - CABINETS  SHOWROOM OPEN  Open 10-6, Tues. to Sat. Friday to 9  886-2417        922-2017    TOLL FREE  BELLA BEACH MOTEL  ON THE BEACH AT DAVIS BAY  1 & 2 bdrm. housekeeping units  Colour T.V..Cable  UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP  Haikonens,  . R.R. #1 (Davis Bay)  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  I ELECTRICAL  I APPLIANCES I  LECTRICAL  ONTRACTING  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Porl Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE SALES  [iSLNIL *>arts an(' Service  Tuesday - Saturday 9 - S  V&i      886-9959 Pratt Rd., Gibsons  I AUTOMOTIVE I  Economy MiTo pruts bid.  Automobile. Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt     S8S-SI8I  VVe specialize In Volkswagen Repairs  ^J^��> Sarafan MotorB  JOnrts   885-9466   *honda*  need llres?  Come In to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  ^Holland Electric Ltd.  0j M Bill Achterberg  LL> 886-9232  R. Bind ELECTRIC  General Wiring &  Qualified Workmanship  RRK MARLENE RD., aac c,70  ROBERTS CREEK BUO-OJ/SJ  T.V. SERVICE  Sunshine Coast T.V.  I   Mon. to Sat. 9:30-5:30 885-9816  J  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.I Serving Ihe Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B.C.  I EXCAVATING I  SHANKEL ENTERPRISES  BACKHOE SERVICE ROTOTILLINQ  885-3449  Tom Flieger    Phone 886-7868  Box 214. Gibsons. B.C  VON 1VO  B ft m installations  17 Years Experience  Commercial And Residential  Floor Coverings  885-2928     885-3881  1450 Trident Ave  PICTURE FRAMES  Custom Made  Needle Point A Specialty  885-9573  Village Tile Co.  PROFESSIONAL CERAMIC TILE INSTALLATIONS  BATHROOMS ��� KITCHENS - ENTRANCE HALLS  Box 65 ,       . Phone  Sechelt Joe Jacques 885-3611  MISC. SERVICES I  9. 'ET/tGi/o/t QA/ootl, r.i.a.  ��� SMALL BUSINESS SPECIALIST ���  ACCOUNTING  SERVICES  PHONE: 886-8375  P. M. GORDON  B.C. LAND SURVEYOR  P.O. Box609  Sechelt, B.C.  V0N3A0  Bus. 885 23321  Res. 886-7701}  *    Trouble waking up?   Alarm clock broken down?  OK!  WAKE UP SERVICE  /t\  7X  M4[  24 hour service  reasonable rales  885-5115  J  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 888-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     flfl.1, Gibsons  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.      Mar�� volen  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.      886-9597  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  ^86-2086 GIBSONS LANES Hwy101.fy  Open Bowling Hours: Friday & ��� >  "  Saturday 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.    �� Jk  ind Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. u^*  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES*  885-9973     Port Mellon to Ole's Cove     886-2938  Commercial Containers Available  A***** DRIFTWOOD CRAFTS * AND*****|  CRAFT SUPPLIES  c a A Plumbing  Chuck Norrie  New Installations  Alterations & Repairs H/W Heating.  Water Heaters, Etc.     Commercial & Residential  All Work Guaranteed Phone 885-2558  Mickey's Drywall  machine Taping     * Steel Stud     * All worn Buarantasd  * Boarding    * suspendtf callings      * Texturing  Sechelt, B.C. 885-3115  *-  *  SEWING NOTIONS  JEWELRY.  WOOL  SUPEUR MUFFLER  Gibsons       BING'S EXHAUST LTD.      886-8213  100% Warranty on Parts and Labour  All Exhaust Systems, Plus Dual Exhaust Conversions  J. B. EXCAVATING  886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� Dump Truck ���  Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields  Sunnvcrcst    Shuppinj    Centre.  Gibsons    886-2525  Pager system  receiver - Doctors, Lawyers, Fishermen, etc.  885-5115  VTA   /  ���iir  V   C*RPET *    ���  '7i\,\   (     UPHOLSTERY  CARPET S      ��� Ms nl)  UPHOLSTERY  . -0L..:    -~^Op  I PAINTING I  I HEATING  Professional Work At Reasonable Cost  C\ (he ZW��  R.R. 2 Lower Rd., Gibsons 886-8291  I CABINETS I  SUNSHINE    KITCHENS  CABINETS - REMODtl-LINO  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        886-941  OPEN SAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE  LTD.  Hwy. 101   Sechelt between St. Mary  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut.  Mon.-Fri.   8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat.  e r���n  ICANAI  .     1     il  CANADIAN  885-2360  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  ^  J  CONTRACTING!  CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  Open Tues. - Sat.    10 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road, Gibsons, B.C.  886-2765  Upholsterers  '     Serving Sunshine  Coast and Vancouver  883-9901 All Furniture - Marine - Boat Tops  "Zixi�� \     "avinR" parlv   or get-together?  fed     DIAL A BOTTLE  Also soft drinks,   mix and cigarettes.  Smini; Port MHIun. dibsons. 885*5115/  Robcris Creek, llsvis Bay. Sechetl, llallmoon Ba>   ""''*       I  Terry Connor  88G-7040 Jj  PAINTING CONTRACT^  BoxOW. Gibsons. H.C  I RESTAURANTS I  siifmtiw aAa/tfrts  Chinese & Western Food Licensed Premises  Tuesday to Sunday  Lunch: 11:30 am. -4:00 p.m. Dinner:   4:00 p.m. - 9:00 pm.  Chinese Food now on Lunch Menu  Lower Gibsons 886-9219    Take Out Available  CONSTRUCTION LIMITED  We specialize in:       Concrete Foundation Work and Framing  Free advice on building questions to do-it- yourself builders.  Vern Koessler Box 888. Sechelt. 886-2344 AnytimeB85-252^  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE    0OC 71 1 1  Complete Instrument OOU"/ill  Complete Ins  sel-up ol lu  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  T       * Feed �� Fencing     886"7527  TcLr   * Pet Food     * Fertilizer  Pratt Rd  Gibsons  tSr  PENDER HARBOUR restaurant  CANADIAN AND CHINESE FOOD  Mad��<ra Park Shopping Cenl/r-  Eat in ft Weekdays       11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Tike out Friday & Sal   11:30 a.m. - ll:00 p.m.  883-2413      Sunday 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.mv 14.  Coast News, March 11, 1980  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  birth/  help wonted  help wonted        work wonted  lo/t  I'l c Ik i aajl Si  t\r\~\  or ihis free  l.odon: I es and Marlene are  delighted in announce the arrival  I iliiii Min. R\an Kenneth, 6 lbs.  IJ oz. mi Februarj 28, I980at Si.  Mary's Hospital, Sechelt. A nc��  hah; brothci for Heather Leigh  and Krista, Ver> pleased grand-  a in are I lust and Pal Lodcnof  Kinislino. Sask. and Raj and  I inda   Jiihnson  ol   ^bbolsford,   I thank* tu Di   Burtnick,  I)t I abin. nurses and Mall al Si.  \l  n    Hospital  HELP WANTED  Clerk-Typist position vacant. Must be able to assist in  maintaining and balancing a full set of ledgers, other  duties to include payroll, maintain water and sewer  rolls to computer and field cards, billing new  water/sewer customers and metered accounts. Other  duties include general typing and counter enquiries.  35 hour - four day work week.  Application forms available at the Sunshine Coast  Regional District Offices, Wharf Road. Sechelt, B.C.  I.. Mi .111,1 Mi - Keith Rhodes.a  -'in. R>an Wayne, born I cbruars  25, 1980, 6:30 a.m. K lbs. 6 o/. at  Vancouvci General Hospital.  Pi Hid | radparcnts, mrs. and Mrs.  i< Rhudes. Ldgcwood, and Mr.  .ma Mrs I R Marsh, Gibsons.  Mnthci and sun both well.  Weekend dooi security. Applj in  person to Chicl Bar Steward nl  Royal Canadian I cgion, Branch  109, Gibsons, B.C ��I0  Applications for power sewing  machine trainees now being  accepted ui Penco Manufacturing,  Gibsons. 886-8161. ���������It)  announcement/      onnounccment/  Natural Portraits Darkroom Photographs Lessons. S6 pel hour. 1668  Marine Drive, Gibsons. 886-7955.  ��I0  Benefit Dunce March 22 for Bob  and Diana /"inns. Music bj Hub  Carpenter and Friends. Tickets al  s, i ie�� M.ukci and ihe Heron.  -s tf 10  SKNIOK CITIZENS  Do  vou   haw   an\  probl  ���ms.  q ll u  nous or concern  about  our  Pen  ion Eligibility'.1 C  ill Mrs.  Sue  Wig  jnis. 886-9166.  lln  Israel Tour, April 21. An II da>  trip to the Hoi) I and, Assistant  hostess Pastor Nana Dykes. For  information please call KKrt-2660.  010  CALL  The Sunshine Buys lor your spring  cleaning needs. Indoor/outdoor.  Reliable service. No job too biy or  loo small. Pick up truck available.  Phone 886-7370. Special rates for  Seniors. 012  Transcendental Meditation  program (TM) as taught by  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.  Personal and private instruction. 886-7988.. tfn  r  1  Artex |  Open House    |  Wed., Mar. 19th |  2:00-7:30 p.m.   ��  Drop in for coffee and  reintroduce yourself to an  ftexciting hobby line. It-  *ems   from   the  current  pattern book on display.  See new techniques and  Videas Special discount  ion orders taken and a  B special gift for proven  IK bookings.  Jl Turn right at bottom of  \{ Pratt Road down Gower  [''Point   Road  about   1/4  mile. Home on right  of  Road with sigi  tf property.  For more in-  R'formation call your  p/structor or Ji  I       886-2038.       I  An organizational  meeting for Gibsons  Ratepayers and Renters will be held at the  home ol Ian J. MacKenzie on Gower Point  Road on Thursday.  March 13, at 7:30 p.m.  Call 886-8006 for information.  General Meeting  March 19,8:00 p.m.  Rod & Gun Club  Wilson Creek, Field Rd.  Everyone welcome.  I  1/4H  t side Ji  n on a  SECHELT  TAX SERVICE  Cowrie St.  Across from The Dock'  Tues -Fri. 9:30-5:30 p.m.  Sat  10:00-3:00 p.m.  Personal returns  from $10.  Our 5th year as your  Local Tax Service.  Gibsons Legion Branch #109  J*    Presents     V  "Jason"  Fri. O Sat., Mar. I4th & 15th, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m  Members & Guests Only  \  LUNCHES AVAILABLE  11:00 (o 6:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday  Friday, Saturday also 9:00 p.m.    12:30 a.m.  How to be an  independent woman.  There's a lot more to life insurance than just  providing for other people after your death.  Sun Life has ways of providing you with  financial security while you're alive.  And that kind of independence is worth looking  into.        For more information, give me a call.  Mike Danroth  R.R. -2. Hall Rd.,  Gibsons, B.C.  885 3917  Get your life in  shape. SuiLfe  BONNIEBROOK  RESORT  Gower Point  Sunshine Coast  WANTED:  Responsible party to rent  or manage Lodge and  Dining Room. Must be  experienced and bond-  able.  Unusual opportunity for  right parly.  Available April 1st. 112-  886 2887 (604 code).  pcf/onal  Anonymous 886-8089,  ' I.I.N.  GIRLS  LADIES  MEN  Join the Club for writing,  phoning and meeting  many respectable Girls,  Ladies or Gentlemen, the  very easy way, for new  Friends or Marriage! All  ages All provinces. Very  many people tor you! You  tell us the kind you would  like to meet"! Girls and  Ladies join FREE! Confidential Mail this Coupon in RIGHT NOW for  Free Information and Application Form!1!  Name   Address   Mail to:  The "Western" Club  103 Rundlecairn, N E  Calgary. Alberta  T1Y2T8  Over 10 Years Experience  Chris milward  | Appliance Servicing i  I All makes domestic appliances.  \      Ki'iKtiml or Serviced.  !      886-2531  SUNSHINE COAS1 COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY RK-  QUIRES IIOMEMAKER AD-  MINSTHATOR. This full-time  pnsilion is available April 1980.  Tins service requires an applicant  with administrative experience in  social work, health sciences or  nursing. The applicant should be  well organized, self-motivated,  Killing to supervise a large staff  and administer a substantial  budget. Resumes accepted until  March 21, 1980 to Box 1069,  Sechelt. nil  The Ministry of Human Resources  in Sechell requires an auxiliary  financial assistant worker for the  monih of April 1980 and on call  alter April. S.A.W. experience or  training preferred but not essential. Applications accepted to  March 19. Pick up application  forms at M.H.R. office in Sechelt.  ��10  ���������������������������������������������������a*  Personable       |  SALESPERSON j  required for a sales    f  position in a thriving   j  Automobile      |  Dealership  Experience preferred.  Unlimited potential.  Reply to P.O. Box 1088.  Sechelt. B.C.  ������������������������������������������������������ml  Sewing Machine Repairs  All makes ol Sewing Machines  repaired by factory trained mechanic. I rec pick up ami delivery.  884-5.152. cm  Dressmaking & Alterations  Specialise in remodeling and  alterations of leather and hides ami  garments, Prompt service. Reasonable rales. 884-5.152. If 10  For Explosive Requirements  Dynamite, electric or regular caps,  H line E cord and safely fuse.  Contact (iwen Nimmn. Cemetery.  Road. Gibsons. Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Parmer Institute,  T.F.N.  Most trees, like pels, need care and  attention and trees are our  specialty.  ��� lopping  ��� Limbing  ��� Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Service Ltd.  885-2109  T.E.N.  Gibsons  TELEPHONE  ANSWERING SERVICE  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  *g*  Mon.-Sat.  9:00 a.m. -  5:30 p.m.  We have a few openings,  so relax & let us answer  your phone.  For information  Call 886-7311  Needs Living l'p?  Renovations and repairs, interior  and exterior. Call Brenl al 886-  255I. T.I.N.  MUSIC  LESSONS  YOU ENJOY  886-9030  Jessie  cjUo/t/iison  Piano & Organ  Begin at age 4 and older  1614 Marine Drive. Gibsons  GUITAR  LESSONS  BEGINNERS  tf  For more  information  call Mike  886-7106  PENINSULA  ROOFING &  INSULATION LTD.  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henri; Rodriuues  Sechelt      885-9585  Select  Logging  885-3119 or  885-9689  Gibsons Tax Service  (Income Tax Preparations)  886-7272*   A.JACK * 886-7272  ANYTIME  1767 Martin Rd., Gibsons, B.C.  | sunshine Window Cleaning |  Hourly ft Contract  Free Estimates  Call Tuesday to Saturday  885-5851  I  - -+W. Wl<_ L 885-5851.  CARPET &  UPHOLSTERY  or  885-2533  urn  In addition to our regular  upholstery cleaning service,  we now have dry cleaning for crushed velvets,  plush velours, etc.  Hours. 9-5 Tues -Fri  Complete Janitorial Supplies t0_25 Sa,  found  Stolen from a car on Beach Ave., a  quilted bag containing make up,  an old fountain pen and some  writing. May have been taken as  money and discarded. Please call  Lyn. 885-92IO if you have found  this. oil)  work wonted  Gentleman (51), neat appearance,  hard worker, ami presently employed, would like steady employment in the Sechelt area. Having  been a Chief Aquarlst lor 15 years  in a public aquarium. 1 also have  experience in painting, garden  work, cooking and carpenter  work. Have also worked on large  estate. Excellent references available. Clean driving record. Write  Box 17, c/o Coast News. Box 460,  Ciibsons, B.C. a 12  Mobile tune up and repair service  for hire. Class "A" mechanic. For  more information phone Sonny,  886-9591. H12  Two hardworking brothers aged  15  and   !7   will  do  odd jobs.  separately or together. 886-7237.  "12  House painting. Small repair jobs.  Will work anywhere on Peninsula.  Call John. 886-2553. ��I2  Housekeeper. Experienced, reliable and bondablc. References  available on request. Reasonable  rates. Write Box 2, c/o Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons. B.tV-IO  Clean ups. Rubbish removal. Light  moving. Also 19 year old male high  school grad. wants work. 886-  9503. ft 11  Two bags of lime. Delivered at  wrong house. 886-2998. #10  In Dougal Park, beautiful boy's  pack sack with emblemsstichedall  over. Call at Attic Antiques.  #10  pel;  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  for small breeds.  Call Sharon 886-2084  Peninsula Kennels  Boarding &  Professional  Grooming  ALL Breeds  none 888-7713. aiDsons.  wonted  .  I1/: or 2 hp outboard. Any  condition. Bob 886-7673 eves.HI I  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid For  I'ir-Hemlock-Cedar  L&K LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds. Tain Creek  Timber Wauled: 1 ir. Hemlock.  Cedar and Poles. Top prices. Lei  us give you an estimate. D&O Log  Soiling Lid. Phone 886-7896 01  886-77(10. T.F.N.  Wauled to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock. Cedar��� Porpoise  Has Logging Lid.. 885-9408 or  885-2032. T.I.N.  Standing Alder wanted. Top price  paid. Call collect, 985-1885.   UK)  Older furniture, china, etc.. bought  or sold on consignment. Harbour  Antiques, 1585 Marine Dr., Gibsons. 886-7800 T.F.N.  1 to 3 acres. Roberts Creek to  Gibsons. 885-9723. #12  mobile home/  Double Wide 24\60' Embassy 4  bedroom, den. ensuite plumbing. 5  appliances, partially furnished.  Nicely set up on comer lot in local  park.'$33,500. S.C. Trailer Park.  886-9826. tin  12 x 68 3 bedroom mobile home  with four appliances, porch and  shed on landscaped, fenced lot. In  nice park on North Rd. Reasonably priced. 886-8287. 812  1974 24' Prowler. 3-way fridge.  Oven range. Full bathroom. Sleeps  six. Asking $5,800. Phone 885-  5783. tin  Mobile home pads available.  Single and double-wide lots.  Sunshine Coast Trailer Park.  886-9826. tfn  uionlcd lo icnl  Retired woman requires self-  contained apt. or bsml. suite in  Gibsons by April I. Musi not  exceed $135 per month. 886-2883.  012  2 to 3 bedroom collage or house in  Roberts Creek area. For responsible, professional couple with  child in Roberis Creek Idem. 885-  5507. 011  Responsible fa mil) requires three  bedroom house b> April I,  Bxcellent references. Phone 886-  237. nil  Permanent resident would like  apt./small home in Scchclt/Ro-  berts Creek area belore June. Ret.  available. Call 885-5257 after 6  p.m. J/12  ftrmmmvm  j tub  'Beachcombers?  require       *  furnished renlal *  accomodation  Mid-February to J  Mid-September  it you have anv  rentals please  call  886-7811  *  ii  oppoftunUic/  Travel Agent Course  An introductory 30 hour course  "Airline Passenger and Travel  Agent Course" starts in Elphinstone, Room 110 on March 15,  Saturday. 9:00-3:30 p.m. for five  Saturdays. Tee $45. Instructor  Lynne Foster, Vancouver. Limited  enrolment. Receipt is the only  valid proof of registration. Call  885-3512. Continuing Education,  0900-1600 hrs. ��I0  2 month ok) blue Healers pups.  Tee to good home. 886-2778. H10  9* mm  CLOSED       <W>  unlil our  GRAND OPENING  i'i lie Elson Glass Building  APRIL 1st  foi /ole  6 ice cream chairs. Very old. Very  strong. $30 ea. 35mm Prackiica  camera, $100. Cut lumber for  house. 886-7955: all)  Modern 4 piece livingroom suite,  $500,886-8354. ' #12  T.V. antenna, all channels, colour.  110 plug in Heater with a fan, $25.  886-7938. (ill  Maclaiy Easy fridge. Cross-Top  freezer, $150 obo. New large  highback corner nook sectional 1.-  shape. good for bar. cafe, or  rumpus room, cost $1.200,.sell for  $4011 obo. Two steamer trunks. $6  each.Two brush rug shampoocrs,  $20. Plus picture and misc. articles,  offers. 886-2512. ��|o  Shox slock 110 volt electric fencer,  $35. Coleman oil space healer.$45.  Fcndcrmoiint mirrors for hauling. $25. 45-pound pull Browning  Cobra reverse curve hunting how  plus extras. $80. 886-7582.      .���.���Ill  Hark   Mulch,   large   ami  orders. $13.50 vd. 886-9031.  .mail  T.F.N.  Strollce Carseai. $45; Gendron 3-  way Buggy, $20; Snugli. $20; 2  Activity Centres, $8 ea.; Modern  Wood High Chair. $25; Potty, $4;  Adjustable Gates, $5 ea.; Child's  Bike Seat. $10. Phone 886-2046  after 5 p.m. ��11  35 mm Prackiica camera. Good  condition. $100. Cedar shakes.  Windows, wood, 4' x 4' etc. 6 old  ice cream chairs from Magic  Theatre. $311 each. 886-7955.   --r 1 <>  Need Railing?  Think Wrought Iron  Phone  Coast Industries  886-9159 .in  Spring Seeds  Grass  Fertilizer  Potting Soil  at  Macleods  Sechelt  for /ole  Acme 326 cast iron wood heater.;  Windowed door, nickel finisfj-  $165. 886-8000. litf   , L^*  Older type settee frame for wovip."  seat and back. $20. Oak swii'et  office chair. Need minor repair abeC  refinishmg, $20. 886-9131.      tfi��  Parklinc trailer. 1975. Hard top.jSj  Ib. propane lank. sink. 8 gallon;  water lank and pump, stove.;  Table. Chesterfield. Sleeps ijn  Mancses and more. 12' alunnit-  ium boat wiih 6 hp .lohtision.)5?  gallon gas I.ink and anchor. Phone"  886-9878 li'nl  foi ICftj  10' x 56' semi-furnished, 2 bedroom mobile home on private lol  on North Road in Gibsons. Couple  with one child preferred. Asking  $225 per month. Phone 886-9041,  Available after March 20.      =10  FOR RENT  In March  store 1 Office  School Road  &  Gower Pi. Road  581-0995  Older large deep freeze, Sli(i..'  Good working cond. Steel lilitig;  cabinet, 4 drawei legal si/e, S7\;  Large antique trunk in ver) gooeV  condition. Offers'.' 886-2747.   i,J}4  '73 Cose 5811 It. Good conditioSI  $11,000,881.-2875. !.���!{!  48" Continental bed. Goodcondra  ion. 3 thermostatically controlled,  Dimplex oil-filled electric hcateCM  Sale. Best offer. 886-7064 after}*]  P.m. ��]d.J  16'glass hull and 65 hp motor wiljfi  HZ load trailer, used about 20  hours. 886-9344. alfl  Sieel strung guitar, excellent torus  $75. Colour TV. like new. $200.1|  camper���stove, fridge, sink. fuV:'  nace. abundant cupboards, sleeps,  4. $950. Firm. After 6 call 886-  7671. .'.'l:.  Rototillers  Lawnmowers  Garden Tools  and Seeds  at  Macleods  Sechelt  Arriving  This Week!  BUSHES  FRUIT 'j  TREES '*  AZALEAS  RHODODENDRONS  Plus  a further assortment  ot shrubs & trees!  Quality  Farm & Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Road       886-7527  for rent  Completely furnished collages 1  Ihe week. Ril/ Moid.        T.I-.?  AWSWWXWWW*V*\*��  S      ROOM & BOARD     j  j| Cozy rooms with view  8 and excellent home-  �� cooked meals.  ��       Phone  886-9033.'  Jmowwwvvw  1  FOR LEASE  2,000 sq. ft.  Commercial Space  on Hwy. in Davis Bay  Reasonable Rent  For information call  A Rink  885-5778  COMMERCIAL PREMISES  FOR RENT  Located next to Mr. Mike's  Phone: 886-2417 or 886-2743  or Toll Free: 922-2017 announcement/     Announcement/  for /ole  ilTradeujesT  UNRESERVED  AUCTION  of  COMPLETE MODERN  GROCERY STORE  Entire Contents of Elphinstone Co-op  Gibsons, B.C. on behalf of  Campbell Sharp Ltd. Liquidator  DATE: Wednesday, March 19,1 p.m.  PREVIEW: Tuesday, March 18,9-5 p.m.  * Sal* Diy, 91.m, to Auction Tlmt.  PLACE: Elphinstone  Co-op  Gibsons, B.C.  Includes: Hussman 12 & 20 ft. freezers;  Hussman 24 ft. cooler; Viscount freezers;  Enterprise meat grinders; 8 compressors;  Gondola shelving; scales; cash registers;  check out stands; buggies; safe; bins; pop  machines; island display stands; mirrors; fire  extinguishers; office equipment; etc., etc., etc.  Consignments now being accepted.  CONTACT: Mr. T. Rae at (604) 530-9531  iTradeujosT  THE TRADEWE5T GROUP LTD , SUITE 205 SUNOEL  SQUARE LANGUY, B C V3A <E6 TELE 8M-S30-135I  marine  ;        IIIGGS MARINK  ���i SURVKYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Swishinc Coast and B.C. Coastal  witters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  s>7Jl7, 885-3643, 886-9546. T.F.N.  )AN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Marine Surveyors, condition and  derail   surveys   for   Evaluation.  Surveys   for   insurance   claims..  Phone 886-243.1. 886-9458.  :; T.F.N.  Salot fiberglass professionally  built oars, mast sails, etc. $300.  59^-6106. Surrey, B.C. 010  b.c.C gukon  MODERN DAIRY FARM, new  barn, surge parlour, 50 cows, line  machinery, 6 quarters, 740 cultivated, excellent buildings. Bruce  Davis, Box 764, Roblin, Manitoba.        . 011  ACREAGE LOTS FOR SALE.  One lot is approximately 20 acres,  the other lot is approximately 22  acres. Located half mile up Bald  Hill Road, off Highway #35, 6  miles south of Burns Lake. These  lots are subdividable and have very  good potential. Any inquiries at  first log house on the left going up  Bald Hill Road or phone 692-3646  after 5 p.m. #10  Chesterfield, $200 obo. Captains  chairs   2/$25.   Old  birch  china  cabinet, $75.   Fleetwood stereo,  very good, $100. Etc. 886-8370.  #10  1957 Chev flat deck I ton. $600.  (Used as farm vehicle.) Phone 885-  3449 after 7 p.m. #10  4 Fiat enamelled steel cadet No. 27  shower stalls. 36" x 36" with  terrazzo base. Price $200 ea.  Regular retail $493. 886-9414.  #10  "El Avila" cut and loop multi-tone  blue carpet. Under width roll, sale  price $12.95 sq. vd. One roll only.  Phone 886-7112 or 885-3424. #12  Save money and cat better with  I00r;i whole wheal bread. Made  with a Bosch mixer and grain mill.  For information call 886-8261.    #12  1971 Chev Impala. Excellent  condition. 2 door hardtop. Vinyl  top. Radio. P.S./P.B. Rear defroster. $800 obo. 1973 Tandem  Roadranger camping trailer, c/o  with shower, toilet, oven, fridge  and furnace. Sleeps 6. Excellent  condition. $3,900 obo. Scars riding  lownmowcr. 2 yrs. old. 1/2 hp. 36"  cutting blade. Pull start. $400 obo.  886-2826. #12  Humane Sale: St. Bartholomew's  Church Hall. Saturday, March 15  from 10-2 p.m. Propane stove,  chairs, etc. #10  ANTIQUE SPECIALS!  Harbour Antiques & Gift Shop,  1585 Marine. Gibsons, 886-7800.  Old English weaving shuttles, $10  ea. Roll top desk (a real bargain)  $1,250. 1880 Singer treadle machine, $150. Edwardian oak  sideboard, large mirror, A-l,$325.  Antique wooden ice box, $84.50.  Now open Wed. Thurs. Sun., 11-5.  #10  20% OFF  ENCHANTMENT  DINNER WARE  AT  Macleods  Sechelt  CENTRE  HARDWARE & GIFTS  PENDER HARBOUR CENTER      .......  MADEIRA PARK OOJ-"3l4  Is now serving PENDER HARBOUR  as drop off for  mmmSSEWmmW  Classified Advertisements  Deadline 1.00 p.m. Fridays  Classifieds should be prepaid and pre-written.  Ml nformation in Classified Ad section of Coast News.  Classified Ad Policy  All listings S0C per line per week.  01 use the Economical 3 for 2 rale  3 weeks for the price of 2  Minimum   $2.00   per   Insertion.  All fees payable prior to Insertion.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  * In the event of an error the  publisher shall be responsible for  one corrected insertion only.  This offer Is made available for private Individuals.  These Classifications  remain free  Coming Events  Lost  Found  Print your ad In Ihe squares Including the price of Ihe Hem and your telephone number. Be sure lo leave a blank spare after each word.  No phone orders Please. Jusl mall In the coupon below accompanied by cash, cheque  or money order, lo Coaat News, Classifieds, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO, or  bring In person lo Ihe Coast News office, Gibsons  DROP OFF POINT : Campbell's Shoes & Leather Goods Store. Sechelt  Coast News  Classifieds  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON1VO  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  II   111 L1.L   .    _  IT  _i_  DEADL1NE SATURDAY NOON ���  for sole  Cartop carrier with canvas top and  double bed frame with headboard.  Phone 886-8273. #10  Pair of MARQUARDT Olympic  skis with poles 6' 6". Almost new.  $25. #10  Stereo system with turntable,  AM/FM radio, cassette deck/rec.  in amp. 2 30" wood panel speakers.  $350. 1 yr. old sewing machine,  "white", in wooden cabinet table  well preserved. $150. Antique  cherrywood double dresser with  mirror, wood framed. Excellent  condition. $400. Linda, 885-3317.  liwe/loch  Brushwood Farms  Stallions al stud. QH and Paints.  All champions. 886-2160        #12  mojofcyck/  Honda 70 Trail. 300 mi. Will  consider trade for smaller bike.  Asking $350. 886-9131. #12  1976 HONDA XL3S0  Like new. Phone 885-2361,  #12  properly  12 x 68 Neonex trailer with carport  and deck and 12x12 insulated and  wired cabin. Small park and beach  one block away. $18,500. Phone  886-2747 to view. #12  1.46 acres Lower Roberts Creek  Road. 330' frontage subdividable.  Foundation in. Cleared view.  $35,000. 886-7955. #12  Wi acres on Pratt Rd. Cleared  land. Lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted. Closing date  April 1,1980. Phone evenings 886-  7260. Box 374, Gibsons, B.C. #12  For Sale by Tender  Roberts Creek, lovely treed, semi-  water, view lots. Call owner. 936-  4165. #11  By owner, Lower Gibsons. 2  bedroom house. New roof. New  Paint. Assumable 11% mortgage.  $34,000. 886-9321. #10  For Sale by owner appraised 3  bedroom, 2 bath house. Terrific  view. $67,000 obo. Phone 886-  7543. #12  2 large choice panoramic view  lots���by owner. Some terms  available. Gower Ft. area. 886-  2887. tfn  A number to note:  885-5171  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Building Lots  Two excellent large  lots end of Grady Road  Langdale. Electricity,  water and approved f6r  septic. Mountain view.  Lot 1 $14,200. Lot 2  $12,400. Offers. E. N.  Inslay, 987-9950 or  980-8311  automotive  1967 Pontiac Parisienne, 2 dr.  hardtop. 283 P.S./P.B. 52,000  original miles. $500. 886-9012.  #10  ���64 Ford 1/2 ton. 302 V8. 4 spd.  Limited slip diff. 5 16* rims  and good rubber. $400. Phone  eves. 885-2535. #10  1975 Chrysler Newport. 4 dr.  hardtop. 67,000 miles. Good  running condition. $2,700. Call  884-5223 Loc. 303 days, 886-9236  evenings. #10  Stripping '67 Ford car. Good 289  V8, $225. Auto, trans., $75. Some  rust free body parts, etc. 8,000 Ib.  electric winch, $300 obo. Phone  885-2540 evenings. Ask for Slan.  1963 Chev S/A dump truck. Box,  hoist, running gear good, body  needs work. $2,000 obo. Phone  886-9316. #11  Having trouble selling your car or  truck? We offer expert help. Phone  886-8314. tfn  1975 Renault 12, excellent running  cond., no rust, 33,000 miles, radial  tires. Asking $ 1,700 obo. Call 886-  2093.  #H  1976 Dodge crew cab '/> ton. 400  CID air cond., P.B./P.S., cruise,  many extras, 54,000 genuine miles.  $3,750 obo. 886-9263. #11  1973 Ford '/< ton pick up, camper  special, P.S./P.B., auto., air  conditioned, excellent canopy,  trailer brakes & hitch. 52,000  miles. Excellent condition. $2,600.  884-5348. #11  1972 F 250 4x4���mechanically A-  1. 1973 Olds Delta 88���2dr. H.T.  V8 auto. Air cond. 8 track. New  trans. & exhaust. Both open to  offers. 885-5360. #11  '76 Vega auto. H/Bk. Silver gray,  beautiful condition throughout.  Only 27,000 miles. Careful lady  owner. A real bargain at $2,750  obo. 886-2373. #10  outomotlwe  Datsun 1600 pick up parts and  tires. Phone 886-9976 after 5 p.m.  . #J1  1973 GMC pick up 350 4 spd.  Overload springs, duel tanks, air.  Asking $2,300. 886-8261.        #12  1973 Datsun 1800. $450.886-7081.  Set of rear wheel flares. Fits  Datsun 240-Z, 260 and 280. $65.  Call 886-9339. #10  1971 John Deere backhoe. Good  condition. Spare bucket. $7,500  1968 Case cat-winch. Hydraulic  angle blade. Good condition.  $7,000. 1968 18' fiatdeck. New  motor. Good tires. $4,500. Phone  884-5268 or 886-9230 after 5 p.m  ____^ #12  '71 Torino. Some rust. Radio.  P.S./P.B. Auto. 351-Cleavland.  Good running condition. $500.  886-9192. #12  Coast News, March 11, 1980  15.  trowel  trowel  I975 Honda Civic. Good condition. Phone 886-9392 or 886-  7471. #12  1974 GMC pick up 1/2 ton. Good  condition with canopy. $3,200  obo. 886-2305 after 6 p.m.     #12  1975 LTD 4 dr. P.S./P.B.. Airco,  good condition. $2,200 obo. 886-  9984. #12  No matter  Where or How  you go,  We can make  the  arrangements.  peninsula  travel  886-9755  Registered Travel Agent  automotive  Wire Wheels for Datsun 280/.  Heavy British made. As new. Four  for $300 obo. 596-6106. Surr.v.  B.C. #10  1979 Ford F250 4x4. Extra  suspension pkg. 21,000 km.  $9,250. 596-6106, Surrey, B.C.  ������������Ill  1960 Olds hardtop, SI50. I%8  Datsun S/W, $150. 886-9503. #10  The Only Way To Gal  Authorized Travel Agent #680-1  Bookings for All your Travel Needs  at No Extra Cost to You!  ��� Tickets ��� Hotels ��� Tours ��� Charters ��� Insurance  Fully Experienced Travel Consultant*  GRADUATE ol Ihe CANADIAN TRAVEL COLLEGE  Open Monday-Saturday 886-8155  In the Heart ol Cedar Plaza     886-8156  Toll Free: 669-1521    a  G��t^       holiday/  We have Airline Tickets I  Immediate ticketing       [|  Around the World       if  885-3265  Fully experienced consultant travel agent  PRODUCTS ltd.:  ���  Hwy. 101, just west of Pratt Rd. |  We Boy, Sell And Trade  Always A Good Selection!  USED CARS AND TRUCKS  "Our Reputation rides with j  every Car & Truck we sell" i  j 886-8344 d.l. mm 886-8314 j  marine  Learn to sail at Gibsons. I)  dinghy���basic sailing. 21 ocean  going���basic and advanced, sailing on yacht Sundance Kid. 3)  coastal and celestial navigation,  also racing techniques. Phone 886-  9263 for more details and early  enrollment for season. tti I  45 hp Chrysler O/B motor complete  remote controls, excellent  condition. $895. Phone 885-5023.  ell  14' semi deep V fiberglass boat,  1976 35 hp Johnston motor. Brand  new E-Z trailer, $3,000 obo. 886-  2902. #11  9' aluminum Pram boat and 4 hp.  $500 obo. 886-9908. #10  marine  \  V   Miller Marine  Elec ironies  Miller Marine  Manufacturing (>  ,,    Miller Marine  fElectrical Services  886-7918   ���!  \f��a*.��<\fta> linden ����jf��-l  30'Columbia River double ender.  Gray marine engine. Dickson oil  stove. Good shape. Must sell.  S1,400. Gibsons Wharf. 886-2572  after 5:00 #10  18' 6" Champion. Near new  condition. Very low hours. 141)  Mercruiser. Locking Cuddy cabin.  CB radio. Aux. motor bracket.  Depth sounder. S8.900. 883-2211.  _ all)  One brand new 386' Chrysler hemi  marine engine, choice of gears.  $1,500. 1 St. steel water lank, 3'x 2'  x 1', $100. 2 sets single Icier.  double cable control comp. with  cables, $50. 12 volt anchor winch,  alum, and st. sjeel, $400. 22' \ 8'  new fiberglass hull and deck,  $2,500. 318 Chrysler marine 1'/: to  I velvet drive comp. with manifolds, etc., $2,200. 886-2373.  #10  S^5  The Only Way To Go!  AUTHORIZED TRAVEL AGENT#680-1  Graduate of the Canadian Travel College  Bookings for All your Travel Needs  at No Extra Cost to You!  ��� Tickets ��� Hotels ��� Charters ��� Cruises ��� Tours ��� Insurance  ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED  JOIN "CLUB MED"  find your place in the sum  A $12 Membership  is your key to  79 Club Med villages  in 25 countries!  TOUR PRICES INCLUDE:  ��� Round trip jet economy airfare  ��� Accomodations  ��� Three full meals, including table wine  ��� Free use of sport equipment  ��� Evening entertainment  Fully Experienced Travel Consultants  Monday through Saturday  III the Heart of Cedar Plaza  886-8155  886-8156  669-1521 Toll Free 16.  Coast News, March 11,1960  Elphie reporting  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5.00 will be awarded to the first name drawrt from the barrel which  correctly locates the above. Send your entries to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons.  Last week's winner was Mrs. Barbara J. Yates who correctly located the pictured sign  on Richard Abrams' door across from the Bank of Montreal in Lower Gibsons.  On becoming a Rover  Ramblings of a Rover  by Dec Cce  After the passage of some 54  years I cannot recall with any  degree of certainty just how I  got to Brantford, Ontario,  whether I hitchhiked all the  way or travelled part of the  distance by bus. However, on  my arrival there I was told that  if it was construction work I  was looking for I had by-passed  the place where most of it was  in progress at the time. So back  east I went and eventually  found a road building gang at  work near the small town of St.  George. Someone had told me  that if I were to tell my  prospective employers that I  was a newly arrived Englishman the possibility of my being  hired was extremely remote. So  when I located the foreman I  had my story all ftady. I was a  Scotsman born in Dundee and  had been in Canada for quite  some time. Whether he actually  believed me I have no means of  knowing but anyway he hired  me, pointed out the mobile  bunkhouses and cookhouse  and told me to report at the site  next morning at 7:30 a.m.  The "site" proved to be a  quarry just off the road where  blasting had been done and on  ihe road was a huge stone  crusher, into whose insatiable  maw was fed the rocks which  were wheeled up on planks  from the gaping holes that the  dynamite had chewed out of  the earth. There were three or  four men armed with huge  sledge hammers who remained  in the hole to break up the  larger rocks, but my job was,  along with many others, to load  my wheelbarrow and, by hell or  high water, get it up to the  crusher so that it wasat no time  running idle.  I had heard and read of the  chain-gangs in the southern  states of America where convicted felons were forced to  perform such work, but never  for a moment in my wildest  dreams had I thought I would  be part of one in Canada!  The foreman was a big,  rawboned Dane with flaming  red hair and a temper to match  and the gang, of which I was a  part, with the exception of one  wiry Irishman, was comprised  entirely of what they termed in  those days, Polacks or Bo-  hunks, who neither spoke nor  understood English. Whether  they were Poles, Ukranians,  Estonians, Latvians or whatever is beside the point, but  they were a tough, strong  hunch of men and I stood out  like a sore thumb among them,  not only for I I; youth and  I nglish accent but by my garb.  In all the dilly dallying in  Montreal and later in Toronto I  had never given a thought to  acquiring some working  clothes or boots.  To this day I am amazed that  I was not fired right away but  Pcderscn, the foreman, had one  redeeming feature, he had  either a bizarre sense of  humour or it might have been  he was wondering just how  long I would last in such a  crowd and at such gruelling  work. Looking back on it now I  am also surprised that, after my  excesses in Montreal, I was able  to wheel that barrow up those  planks even empty, let alone  full of rocks, but wheel them 1  did and although by noon I was  in a state of almost total  collapse, when the whistle  sounded I was back at it again  and was determined I would  keep up with it even if it killed  me. That night when once  again the whistle sounded to  signify the end of the working  day, I hardly had strength to  make it to the bunkhouse, get  washed and totter to the  cookhouse for my supper. I  never thought I would live  through the night and see  another day I ached so from  head to foot.  Perhaps I should have  mentioned before that the pay  for this Herculean labour was  75c per hour so with an eight  hour day we literally had made  $6.00. However, our room and  board was set at $1.50 per day  and such things as tobacoo,  socks, gloves etc., were  expected to be purchased at the  Company's store and at  escalated prices, so one had to  be on careful watch all the time  if one's object was to save and  make a "stake".  Although I was far from  being happy with my first job in  Canada I stayed with it and got  stronger and more used to it  every day. There were two  things that really bugged me.  Number one was why we had to  wheel rocks up an inclined  plank to feed the crusher and  why, in the name of common  sense, wasn't this infernal  machine below road level in the  quarry, but when I broached  this subject to the foreman he  enquired sarcastically if I had  come there to work or  reorganize the project, so I  hurriedly let the matter drop.  Number two, and this turned  out to be a serious matter, was  that apart from Jim Ryan, the  Irishman, I was a subject of  ridicule to all the others and,  particularly, to a huge fellow  whom Jim and I had given the  name of "The Ape". Where he  originated I didn't bother to  find out, but he always seemed  to be behind me and on the way  to the crusher up these  sometimes slippery planks he  would either push the tire of his  barrow into my heels or at  times between my legs, almost  throwing me off balance, tothe  hilarious delight of his fellow  Bohunks. Something had to be  done about this and speedily  before the situation got out of  hand. For me to fight him in a  stand up, knock them down  and drag them out brawl was  out of the question as I knew  with his strength and size he  would have broken me in half,  but I pondered it in the  bunkhouse one night after  supper and, unknown to  anyone, came up with a  solution which I proceeded to  put into action the very next  morning.  Most of the rocks we were  wheeling were sharp, jagged  pieces, whether they were  granite, limestone or what I  don't know, but sometimes  among them could be found a  stone that through water action  was smoother. So on this  particular morning. I selected  one and carefully placed it at  the side of my barrow for future  use and, when I threw the  others off, I retained it. One  could almost have called it my  pet rock!  Sometime in mid-morning  with Pedersen up at the cursher  and this idiot up to his old  tricks, I put my plan into  operation. As soon as he gave  me a bump from behind I set  down my barrow and turning  around faced him with, I hope,  a friendly smile and pointed to  his load of rocks and, in  particular, one way up in the  front of his wheelbarrow, so  that he had to bend over to see  what I was pointing at. At the  first lean he wasn't far enough  so I smiled again, shook my  head and continued to point  with my left hand while my  right reached behind and got  hold of the grapefruit-sized  rock I had chosen. With a silly  look on his already stupid face,  he bent further forward so now,  with a behind and over motion  that resembled a bowler in a  Test Match at Lords, I brought  the rock down on his head!  It never occurred to me at the  time that I could have killed  him, but it did the trick! If you  ever saw a pole-axed Polack  here was one as he fell forward  and sideways just like a stunned  steer and, when the foreman  came down to see why the  wheelbarrow procession had  been brought to a sudden halt,  he was still lying on his back  with his open eyes still staring  unseeingly at the beautiful blue  July sky! I am certain that the  foreman knew what had  happened although the  Irishman, with a ready wit,  suggested either sunstroke or a  heart attack! We had a pail full  of water for drinking purposes,  so this was dashed in his face  and soon he revived enough to  sit up and be groggily led to the  bunkhouse.  I feared reprisals from either  him or his fellow countrymen,  but soon after I received a  promotion. No more wheeling  rocks; now I was told to crack  them and who would have the  courage to tackle an obvious  homicidal maniac armed with a  sledgehammer?  Environment  More than 1.4 million tonnes  of nitrogen oxide emissions are  dumped on northeastern Canada every year. The major  source of this pollution is the  car, and it's affecting, our  environment.  This is a new regular feature  of the Coast News. It is being  written and put out by the  Writing 11 class at Elphinstone  Secondary School. The people  involved until summer are:  Kathleen Hall, Kelly Keays,  Ara Bandi, David Laidlaw,  Cheri Martin and Ruth Mc-  Caughtrie. The class leader is  Mr. Geoff Madoc-Jones. It is  hoped that the column will give  the community a weekly  glimpse into the many and  varied happenings at Elphinstone.  Last week the long-awaited  23-passenger mini-bus finally  arrived from Richmond. This  bus had been purchased by the  Student Council and must be  paid off within the next two  years. It was purchased for the  transportation of school teams  and clubs and for field trips as  well. You should look out for  its square, chunky looks a-  round the villages. It's yellow  with ELPHINSTONE SECONDARY, S.D. �� 46 written  on the side.  The yearbook committee is  in full swing again and this year  the yearbook committee is  looking for grade twelve baby  pictures. These will appear in  the school annual at the end of  the year, accompanied by a  witticism���each of which will  be discussed with the individual  grade twelve involved.  Grad committee is also  working hard at sorting out  whattodoonthebigdayatthe  end of the year.  Student Council is in the  process of undergoing an  internal change. The Vice-  President has resigned and the  campaign for election of a new  'VP' will be beginning on  Friday, March 14th. The  council organised a most  successful dance on Friday  night. The band was RAGE  and an enjoyably loud time was  had by all.  On the sporting scene, the  fine weather has seen the  reappearance of Senior Boys'  and Girls' Rugby, and Girls'  Soccer. However, the basketball season is just finishing for  the Elphie senior boys. They  won the Howe Sound Tournament and left last Tuesday the  4th for the Single A Provincial  Basketball Tournament at  Hope which started on Wednesday and finished on Saturday, March 8th. Full details  of Elphie's performance at the  tournament will appear in this  column next week.  Last Tuesday the Drama  Class went to the Waterfront  Theatre on Granville Island in  Vancouver. The students saw  the musical The Fantasticks .  About 25 people went and the  light-humoured play was enjoyed by all. Many expressed a  desire to go to another play.  On March 5, 6 and 7 three  students went to the Counter  Attack Conference at the Hotel  Vancouver.   The   Conference  dealt with being aware of the  effects of drinking and driving  and what can be done about it.  The students that went were:  Sharon Hall, Luke Curwin,  and Neil Neilson. They will  now be involved with a Grad  Awareness Program in the  school and with Mr. Heathey,  Law 11 teacher, with a Coun-  terAttack program in the  Community.  Mr. Heathey also teaches  Geography 12. On March 6, he  took his class to UBC to listen  to a visiting professor. The prof  was the head of the Faculty of  Geography of the University of  Peking. Twenty students went  to hear a lecture on the  Historical Development of the  City of Peking. The information was more than sufficient but the main problem was  the professor spoke broken  English.  Also on March 6, Bob Hearst  from the Fisheries Department  visited Mr. Shead's grade 8  science classes. He talked to the  students about Salmonid Enhancement. They saw films and  did research on the reproduction percentages in oleal  streams. The students are  actively involved in this program as they have cleaned three  local streams.  Season's Greetings  i  afaTa from Al  W\    THE   ^v  PIT STOP  Everything you need to get your Car ready!  All the Parts you wanted  but couldn't get  are here!  Hwy. 101   Gibsons  886-9159  CEO*  DEMONSTRATION  at Sew Easy  Trail Bay Centre  Thurs. Mar. 20th    1 - 5 p.m.  Fri. Mar. 21st   1 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Sat. Mar. 22nd  Want to buy a CSBi ?  Already own a CffiEl ?  Come and meet Joan MacLeod  Education Sewing Consultant  for the Western Division of Pfaff.  Trail Bay Centre  885-2725  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE LTD  will have  at*elrne��P^ ,,H0,pWU��  "u __ ...eatfl  8irn��"Si.rv'��Hosp>���"  20��fo���r *   ALL APPLIANCES  *   ALL R/V EQUIPMENT  *   CAMPING EQUIPMENT  *   HOME HEATING UNITS  Write your neme and address in the spaces provided below  and place this ad in our barrel. No purchase necessary.  Address:  Tel. No.. Hopkins Landing is one mile from the Langdale Ferry Terminal. In the background  is Nob Hill. A community project has built a network of trails to the summit. In the  steep places trees have been felled and notched into steps. The view from the top is  spectacular. Photograph by Ian Corrance.  Spend A Little - Save A Lot  Mortgage financing for most people is the only method through which they can buy  a home.  At the time of purchase, often a buyer is most concerned with obtaining the minimal  monthly mortgage payment possible, because there are so many other expenses  connected with a first-time home purchase.  Over the years, when the home is furnished and the owner's income has probably  grown, he may continue to pay the original monthly payments established when the  mortgage was placed. Assuming the kind of "minimal monthly payment" can cost you  money.  There have been many articles, reports and commentaries illustrating the cost of  borrowing money, including mortgage money. Yoi*can do something, however, to  reduce that cost to yourself. You might pay as little as an additional $20 per month on  your mortgage. One example of mortgage cost saving was based on a $40,000 loan at  11% over 35 years in which it was calculated that the additional $20 per month resulted  in a saving of approximately $41,000 over the life of the mortgage. Your minimum  monthly mortgage payment habit could be expensive!  When applying for a mortgage or reviewing it, the Real Estate Board of Greater  Vancouver urges you to pay close attention to prepayment privileges. If you use  the prepayment privileges wisely and regularly you can save a lot either in dollars or in  the number of years of mortgage debt.  Some mortgages have an anniversary prepayment clause which permits a lump  sum payment each year. The prepayment clause usually states the maximum amount  that may be prepaid as a percentage amount of the outstanding principal. Even if you  cannot make the maximum payment, a partial prepayment could be a benefit. A  savings account for the anniversary payment, wherein a homeowner saves only $20 a  month, could be an answer. Or you could simply add the $20 each month to the  minimum payment you are now making. ���  You could spend a little time and effort to save a lot. Think about the effect that less  than $1 a day can have on the total cost or repayment of your mortgage. There are  mortgage computer services available, or your neighbourhood real estate agent can  check his amortization tables to help you calculate the effective saving reflected in  applying only a,'few extra dollars to each monthly payment. Check out how you can  spend a little, and save a lot.  COAST  /    Af. VANCOUVER ISLAND  lit Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 11, 1980  Mitten Realty Ltd.  Where Real Estate Is Serious Business ��� But A Pleasure  885-3295  Vancouver Toll Free: 681-7931 THINKING OF RELOCATING  Don't delay. Use our Trade Plan. Call for more details.  Box 979 Sechelt,     B.C. VON 3A0  Convenientlv located in Sechelt's Trail Bay Shopping Centre  WATERFRONT  UaaaL*- LI "���  SOMETHING SPECIAL $140,000  This expertly crafted fine quality home has  approximately 1800 sq. ft. on the main floor and  approximately 1200 sq. ft. down. The 24 ft. living  room with heatilator fireplace, formal dining  room and fully applianced kitchen all face onto  an unobstructed panoramic sea view. En suite  master bedroom, guest room with full bath plus  large utility room round out the main floor. Lush  wool carpeting throughout. Open fired 26(t. rec  room with wet bar, 3rd bedroom, three piece  bathroom, sauna, storage and workshop all on  ground level, Double garage. Please call Corry  Ross at 885-9250 for appointment to view this  exceptional home.  WILSON CREEK WATERFRONT  $50,000  Two bedroom A frame with loft on 120 ft. of the  best waterfront near Mission Creek. Private  road, off highway. Price includes 14 year  prepaid lease. For more details, call Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362.  1320 FT. WATERFRONT  Forty super acres at Gunboat Bay, Pender  Harbour. Road and water system partially in.  Contact us for complete details and assessment  of potential. Could make an interesting  purchase in conjunction with our ad for "Tight  Little Island". Syd and Frances Heal, 886 7875.  TIGHT LITTLE ISLAND $27,500  Here is a super spot in Gunboat Bay completely  sheltered and surrounded by deep water.  Pilings in for a float. Ideal for yachtsman and  people interested in outdoors. MLS. Syd and  Frances Heal. 886-7875.  GOWER POINT $79,950  Beautifully landscaped two bedroom home with  a panoramic view of Salmon Rock, the North  Shore Mountains and Vancouver Island. Older  style, quality construction, the full basement is  ready to be developed. For more information  call Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.  TUWANEK WATERFRONT LOTS  Side by side beauties. 110 ft. of waterfrontage  priced at $28,000. Gentle slope to water and  southerly exposure enhance these properties.  Phone Rene Sutherland for more details, 885-  9362.  WATERFRONT HOME $68,500  Located at Sandy Hook this little charmer is  loaded with extras. Wrap around sundecks,  steps and path to private sandy beach, garden  Soil, private treed lot. For more information call  Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.  SECRET COVE $300,000  Eleven plus minus acres low bank waterfront in  sheltered Long Arm, zoned R2. Ideal for group  purchase. Call Rene at 885 9362 for more  details.  WATERFRONT  WATERFRONT ACREAGE        $124,900  Situaied on Sakinaw Like, 16 acres plus 2500ft.  plus, minus of waterfronl. Two bedroom home  and guest cottage. Two floats and boathuuse.  Private Bay, big enough for float plane. Ray  Bernier, 885-5225.  ACREAGE  NORTH ROAD, GIBSONS $65,000  4 1/2 acres, just past Reed Road. 1440 sq. ft.  double wide home with three, bedrooms,  livingroom, den andafkiffiw/dining area.  Master bedroq^mai\iiw(fin closet, full  bathroom with st^irruib and separate shower.  Second bedroom has full bathroom of its own.  There's a utility room, a wet bar and lots of  storage space. Oil furnace supplemented by  wood heater, Call Dal Grauer at 885-3808.  HOMES  BROWNING ROAD $68,500  Great three bedroom home on large nicely  landscaped level lot in quiet area. Large area in  rear with good garden soil and storage shed.  Also fridge, stove and built-in dishwasher. Large  decks front and rear. Contact Terry Brackett to  view, 885-9865.  WEST SECHELT $79,900  Great four bedroom on view lot in West  Sechelt. This home features a large garage/  workshop, large bedrooms, a separate family  and two and a half baths. Owner will consider  offers. Call Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  SMALL AND NEAT AS A PIN     $29,000  This two bedroom home is ideal for retirement  or starter. New carpet installed in the past year.  Price includes fridge, range, washer, deep  freeze and drapes. Try your offer with  approximately $14,000 mortgage at 11% PA  payments under $170 P&I and due 1983. Lease  land until may 1995. For all details call Don Lock  at 885-3730.  WEST SECHELT $53,000  Well kept older two bedroom home on large lot.  Close to schools, in quiet area. Large pantry off  kitchen. Yard is nicely landscaped with several  fruit and decorative trees. Get your offer in  quickly with Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  HOME & IN-LAW SUITE $39,500  This older home at Granthams Landing has  been completely remodelled and re-decorated  and will make somebody an excellent starter or  retirement home. The added income from the  one bedroom inlaw suite will keep all payments  low. See this with Don Lock at 885-3730, then  make your offer to $39,500.  FISHERMAN'S HIDEAWAY $29,500  This large lot is ideally situated near to  Sergeants Bay and Cooper's Green and would  make a natural fisherman camp. A 1 bedroom  home and a guest sleeping room is waiting  amidst towering trees on a fully fenced and  landscaped lot. Call Don Lock, 885-3730 or  Corry Ross. 885-9250.  ROBERTS CREEK $56,900  Located on Marlene Road this house is at  present rented as two suites. An excellent  investment for occupation and rental or rent  both suites. Call Don Lock at 885 3730 lor all  details, and an appointment to view.  HOMES  MOBILE HOME $15,500  Fully skirted six year old single wide in tiptop  shape. Appliances included, three bedrooms.  Call to view, Emilie Henderson, 885-5383.  SECHELT $54,000  Seeing is believing! Immaculate 3 bedfoom  home located in the village. Short level walk to  all stores. Ideal for starter home or for the  elderly. Features include beautiful freestanding  fireplace, separate dining area plus 3 bright  bedrooms. Also rear patio, shake roof, and  many more deluxe features. Must be seen. Call  Terry to view this fine home, 885-9865.  PRESTIGE VIEW HOME $135,000  For the discriminate buyer this is a must see-  over 2500 sq. ft. of sumptuous home built on a  lofty site high on Francis Peninsula. A circular  living area is complete with its very own fish pool  and massive rock fireplace. A cocktail bar is  located immediately behind the living area and a  large family room gives unlimited access to the  beautiful kitchen. The master bedroom is very  large and also has a sunkentub complete with  Jacuzzi, swirl pool, built ensuite. Two more  bedrooms, two bathrooms, game room on  lower level. This house is the ultimate in fine  living. Call Don Lock, 885-3730 for al! details.  SECHELT $48,500  Great two bedroom home located in Sechelt  Village. Four major appliances included. Home  has brick fireplace and nice bay window. Two  full baths with ensuite off master bedroom.  Assume large existing mortgage and you could  be in this home with a very low down payment,  Ideal starter home, call Terry Brackett, 885  9865.  SELMA PARK $18,500  Just renovated CLty two bedroom on nicely  landscaped view lot. NetfT^pf and gutters, plus  insulation in^gr^Mallipfftl ceiling, Home has  a fantastic ^lL.lvcnooking Trail Bay and  Islands. Nice*1erms avai'able. Lease land. Call  Terry Brackett. 885-9865.  HOMES  WEST SECHELT  PRICE REDUCED $2,000  On these 2 new contemporary homes with view.  Features include vaulted cedar ceilings, solar  bronze twin sealed windows, heatilator  fireplace, quality carpets and kitchen cabinets,  extra large laundry room on main floor, sky  lights and many other extras. Belore you buy,  be sure to see these homes and compare value.  To view please call Emilie Henderson. 885-5383  or Ray Bernier. 885-5225. $73,900 each  SEAVIEW AVE.  Small, one bedroom house with a view of  Gibsons Harbour. This old-timer is still solid and  serviceable at only $31,000. Dal Grauer, 885  GET YOUR MONEY WORKING with this  investment opportunity on Seaview Avenue.  This older two bedroom house may be bought  with house and lot next door. Both houses have  municipal water and sewer, and are currently  rented. Lovely view of Gibsons Harbour. Only  $33,000. For details call Dal Grauer, 8853808  BRAND NEW HOMES $75,900  Brand new homes���two lo choose from. Well  treed lots, with ocean view. All quality carpets,  vaulted cedar ceilings, skylights, extra large  utility on main floor, dishwasher, plus many  sxtras. MLS. More information with Ray  Bernier, 885-5225 or Emilie Henderson, 885-  5383.  MOBILE HOME $14,900  Two bedroom 12 x 60 ft, 1972 "Lamplighter"  located in adult trailer park near excellent  beach. Attached carport. Fridge and stove  included. Immediate possession. Please call  Corry Ross, 885-9250.  HIDEAWAY IN WELCOME WOODS  $29,500  A 1 bedroom home plus a guest sleeping room  has been landscaped and fenced. You must see  this and appreciate the natural surroundings.  Ideal for the fisherman. Call Don Lock, 885-  3730, or Corry Ross, 885-9250.  ROBERTS CREEK $38,500  Approximately .95 acre with year round creek  close to beach, golf course and school. Small  cottage needs work to complete but has lots of  potential. Ideal for summer holidays and future  retirement. Call Corry Ross, 885-9250.  WILSON CREEK $35,000  Semi-waterfront on lease land. The two  bedroom home is well maintained, Large living  and dining room combo. Property is carefully  landscaped. The fridge, stove and washer are  included. This is a prepaid lease with 15 years  left. Call Suzanne Dunkerton at 885-3971 for  more information.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  GIBSONS COMMERCIAL  You don't have to be larsighted to see Ihe  potential of this main highway corner site with  existing 2.300 sq. ft. Building easily convertible  to stores or offices. Good parking. Some terms  possibly negotiable. Syd or Frances Heal, 88fr  7875.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  Dry cleaning business situated in Gibsons and  Sechelt. No a^i|ffl^lt\ajamily operation  Priced to sell.yiVJteTffiormation please call  Ray Bernier, 885-5225 oi Emilie Henderson,  885-5383.  POWELL RIVER OrAier offices to serve you  WEST VANCOUVER     Member of "Relocation Services Canada" Referral System  NORTH VANCOUVER  Ray Bernier Corry Ross Rene Sutherland Terry Brackett  885-5225  Emilie Henderson  885-5383  885-9250  Terri Hanson  886-8295  885-9362  Syd and Frances Heal  886-7875  885-9865  Dal Grauer  885-3808  KINGSWAY  SURREY  LANGLEY  Suzanne Dunkerton  885-3971  Don Lock  885-3730 Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 11, 1980  MADEIRA PARK WATERFRONTAGE: A lovely waterfront home in Gerrans  Bay. Garage, carport, guest house, private float with excellent moorage and  blacktop access. Fully furnished, 2 bedroom basement, gets sun all day, 7  years old, immaculate condition. $165,000.  MADEIRA PARK SHOPPING CENTRE:  FRANCIS PENINSULA: 9.3 acres with  Centre Hardware located in modern shopping ^^ F "' wa,er,'��"laf l����'��i <��  centre affords an excellent opportunity (or the ^.Jffl��� " "  right person anxious to locate here permanently, unlimited potential.  EGMONT: 32 acres with over 1000 ft.  waterfrontage. House and several buildings,  includes large foreshore lease, has trout stream  running through property, level beach area,  ideal for float plane moorage, large protected  dock, spectacular view, formerly asalmon farm.  $370,000.  AGAMEMNON CHANNEL: A well protected 5 acre Island, just a short distance up the  channel from Pender, the best possible  moorage, new dock, power plant, water,  boardwalks throughout, a beautiful location,  fantastic diving area and excellent fishing.  EGMONT: professionally built home within  walking distance of government dock, all  appliances, 3 bedrooms, fireplace, workshop,  excellent garden area, loaded with extras.  $80,000  MADEIRA PARK WATERFRONTAGE: A  lovely waterfront home in Gerrans Bay.  Garage, carport, guest house, private float with  excellent moorage and blacktop access. Fully  furnished, 2 bedroom basement, gets sun all  day, 7 years old, immaculate condition.  $165,000.  MADEIRA PARK: 4.41 acres of commercially  zoned property adjoining existing shopping  centre. Includes two stores, house and other  extras, the last of its kind in a rapidly developing  area.  EGMONT: Over 10 acres of choice land just  seconds away from government dock and good  moorage, post office and stores. Access from  Egmont Road. $56,000.  CORTEZ ISLAND: Lot 1, D.L 861 has 14.3  acres with 1800 ft. waterfrontage and a lovely  pebble beach, level land loaded with gravel,  located in Squirrel Cove adjoining government  dock. $180,000.  EGMONT: 33.2 acres with approximately 800  ft. waterfrontage all of D.L. 5341.Spectacular  exposure looking directly over to Nelson Island  and Captains Island, bounded by two small bays  for good moorage, a very reasonable price of  $90,000 with sign on Egmont Road showing  road access.  FRANCIS PENINSULA: A very private 1/2  acre lot with excellent moorage nearby, this lot  is fully treed, a real private retreat with all  services available. $15,000.  883-2491  ���N  P.O. Box 10, Madeira Park, B.C. VON 2H0  PENDER HARBOUR  REALTY LTD.  Highway 101 at Francis Peninsula Rd.  883-2794  WATERFRONT CONDOMINIUMS: 2 luxurious units right on the waterfront in Bargain  Bay. Home No. 1 is an upper dwelling of 1468 sq. ft. total living area with fireplace, appliances  and a BARGAIN BAY price of 175,000. Home No. 2 is 1200 sq. ft. of quality with 2  bedrooms, appliances, extra plumbing and spacious sundecks overlooking the sea and  islands. BARGAIN BAY priced at just $60,000. A LAST OPPORTUNITY TO OWN  WATERFRONT AT THESE PRICES!  PENDER HARBOUR: If you're looking for a safe place to put your dollars, and you  probably are, we have 6.7 acres with some 1100 ft. right on Highway 101 priced at just  $35,000.  WATERFRONT LOTS: Just one left...the terrain may be steep, but the price sure  isn't.,.just $36,000. Better have a look!  ON THE LAGOON: A fine investment opportunity in the heart of Madeira Park. Two fine  homes on 3 acres of tidal waterfront. No. 1 is 1362 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms, fireplace and  sauna. No. 2 is 768 sq. ft. with 2 bedrooms. Both are completely modern and come with  appliances, PLUS there is a large workshop, insulated, wired and on concrete floor, all for  $110,000.  SMALL ACREAGES: We have a number of fine parcels from 2 acres. Good terms, good  prices.  BARGAIN BAY WATERFRONT: Beautiful strata title dwellings with south westerly  view over islands and strait. Home No. 1 is a deluxe 1468 sq. ft. with carport...priced at  $75,000. Home No. 2 is a deluxe 1200 sq. ft. priced at $60,000. These are prices you can  afford.  WATERFRONT: Francis Peninsula���2 side-by-side waterfront lots with fine moorage in  the Harbour. Lot 48 is approximately 1.8 acres and priced at $50,000. Pel. A is  approximately 1.2 acres and priced at $36,000.  VIEW ACREAGES: We can show you several fine properties priced from $18,000 with  good terms.  John Breen  883-9978  Jock Hermon  883-2745  Mitten Realty Ltd.  885-3295  LOTS  BROWNING ROAD $15,900  Great one half acre lot in this desirable area.  Close to beach access with cleared building site.  Nice private setting wilh all services, except  sewer, Call Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  WEST SECHELT  Two side by side lots all ready tobuild on. Water  is all ready in with hydro and cable on road.  Each tot has a cleared level building site with  possible future view. Build on one lol and hold  the other for privacy or future development.  Priced at $12,000 and $14,500 or try offers as a  unit. Terry Brackett, 885-9865.  NAYLOR ROAD $10,000  Ideal lot for summer resident or fisherman.  Located close to moorage and great fishing.  Water and hydro available. Try your offer.  Cuntact Terry Brackett, 885 9865,  LAST CHANCE! $12,500  To acquire a lot in this desirable area near  Gibsons Village. This lol is 81 x 141 on  Grandview Ruad, and never again will the prices  here be this low. Do it now. Call Suzanne  Dunkerton for more information, 885 3971.  WINN RD., GIBSONS $15,000  No cramping on this lovely spacious lot. View of  water and mountains, all services at road, plus  it's close to all amenities. Call Suzanne for more  information, 8853971.  SIDE BY SIDE VIEW LOTS    $14,000 ea.  Two good building lots in Pender Harbour area  with excellent views. Oilers considered lor both  lots by owners. These will not last long so join  with your friends or relatives and make an offer  for both lots. Call Don Lock at 885 3730 or  Terry Brackett at 8859865.  WELCOME WOODS $19,000  Large lot wilh some trees. Potential for a  southern view. Services at the road. Call  Suzanne Dunkerton, 885-3971 or Terry  Brackett, 885-9865 for more information.  $10,900  ��� pCrtoise Drive, 51 ft. of  SANDY HOOK  Beautiful vie" IoLj  frontage.   WtMjild'^power.   Call   Emilie  Henderson, 88T5383"or Ray Bernier, 885-5225.  WILSON CREEK $19,900  Approximately 3/4 acre corner lot on  McCullough Road. Well treed, hydro and  regional water available. Call Ray Bernier, 885-  5225 or Emilie Henderson, 885-5383.  UNBEATABLE $12,000  View of the Inlet from this good sized lot in  Sandy Hook. No trouble building on this one.  Come and see for yourself. $12,000. Call Dal  Grauer, 885 3808.  TOGETHERNESS $11,000 each  Choose a pal for your next door neighbour, or  buy bolh ol these side by side lots yourself for a  private and roomy place to live. The view is  spectacular and can never be blocked. Now is  the time to gel things rolling with these easy to-  buildon Sandy Hook sites. Please call Dal  Grauer, 885-3808.  WHILE IT LASTS $13,500  A cleared, gently sloped site on the Lower  Road. 70 x 150 with a south westerly exposure.  At last a really attractive opportunity to live in  sought-after Roberts Creek. Call Dal Grauer at  8853808.  REDROOFFS ROAD $14,950  Want a large level lot, partially cleared and  landscaped, hydro and water ready, close to  good fishing? It's waiting for you on Redrooffs  Road. Call Rene Sutherland at 885 9362.  SECHELT WEST  One of the finest controlled subdivisions in  West Sechelt. 19 lots, sewer, water, power,  blacktop roads. Most lots treed, with possible  view. Priced Irom $14,500 to $16,500. For  information call Ray Bernier, 885 5225 or Emilie  Henderson, 885-5383.  McCULLOUGH ROAD $15,000  A half acre view lot with lovely trees, interesting  rock formations for your landscaping ideals.  Hydro, cable, water, phone at the road. Phone  Suzanne Dunkerton, 885-3971 or Terry  Brackett,>885-9865 for more information.  TUWANEK - VIEW LOT $9,000  Close to beach and boat launch, vendor will  carry agreement for sale. For more details  phone Rene at 885-9362.  SECHELT VILLAGE $11,500 each  Located at the corner ol Reef and Shoal Roads,  close to the arena, this nicely treed subdivision  features 11 well planned lots. Walking distance  to waterfront. For more Information call Rene  Sutherland at 885-9362.  SECHELT VILLAGE $15,000 each  Two side by side beautifully I reed potential view  lots. For details call Rene at 885 9362.  BROWNING ROAD $15,900  Great one half acre lol in this desirable area.  Close to beach access with cleared building site  Nice private setting with all services except  sewer. Call Terry Brackett. 8859865.  CREEKSIDE PLACE - WEST SECHELT  Price from $9,500 to $12,500. Nine fully  serviced lots situated approximately two miles  northwest of Sechelt at the comer of Norwest  Bay and Mason Roads. Level lots lo facilitate  both single and double wide trailers. Call Emilie  Henderson, 885-5383 or Ray Bernier, 885 5225.  f Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 11, 1980  &eg^\��i��^:.'i^^irtw.W>*r''&w  Box 1490,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  885-2235  Toll Free  689-5838  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  HOMES  HOMES  PROBABLY THE FINEST No. 299  In the Sandy Hook area, so well designed and  beautifully buili with a good view of the Inlet too.  Features include the ever popular sauna, a  conversation pit, dens and baths on all "floor  levels. With a good down payment vendor will  consider lermson the $94,900 asking price. Bert  Walker. 885 3746.  GOOD HOME, GOOD VALUE      No. 343  Brand new three bedroom family home, with  some view, lots of covered decks, carport and 3/4  basement wilh rough in plumbing and also for'  Fisher stove. All thermopane windows, good  insulation ensuite and a bright sunny outlook.  Only $65,500. Larry or Ruth Moore. 885-9213.  WATERFRONT WITH POTENTIAL No.245  On Hassan Road, with commercial zoning this  WATERFRONT parcel of approximately 4/10 of  an acre really does have potential. Add to this a  nice two bedroom home plus a smaller older  cottage all located on a nicely cleared, gently  sloping lot with excellent view up Pender  Harbour. Asking price for this rare properly is  $130,000. Bert Walker, 885-3746.  OLD TIME COMFORT No. 326  From a Log Home bul modern day convenience,  "Yukon Log" construction over a full cement  basement. Double windows, electric heat, wall-to-  wall where il counts. Two bedrooms, large living  room, family/dining/kitchen, separate utility, and  much more situated on corner 4/10th acre lot.  Offers on $68,500 F.P. To "Tiny Bob", 885-9461.  WATERFRONT ACREAGE No. 354  Location, Egmonl, B.C., approximately 325ft. ol  waterfront with deep moorage, 3.20 acres in all,  plus 4 bedrooms, 954 sq. ft. main���600 sq. ft. up.  View from kitchen, livingroom and sundeck up  Jervis Inlet. Retirement dream, weekend retreat  or just plain investment. Priced to sell at $98,500.  George Longman 885-3400 or Ed Baker 885-2641.  SPECIAL WEST SECHELT HOME No. 278  Three bedroom home in a quiet but developing  area. Well designed spacious rooms, full  basement with extra plumbing. Good rock  fireplace, large family kitchen with separate dining  room. All this and ihe vendor will consider your  offer on the price of $67,500. Larry and Ruth  Moore, 8859213.  NEW ON MARKET  AN ACRE PLUS No. 361  Lovely 3 bedroom home only 10 minutes from  Sechell. Spacious rooms, large utility, forced air  healing. Own well. Washer, dryer, stove and  drapes included in the price of only $71,000.  Larry or Ruth Moore, 885 9213.  FAMIIYFUN No. 342  The lower level ol this family home has large rec  room with fireplace, also games room, powder  room and laundry. Upstairs is a large living, dining  room. 3 bedrooms, and kitchen with nook. Large  sundeck wilh VIEW. See this family home today  with Lynn Wilson. 885 5755.  LARGE GIBSONS HOME No. 240  Fine family home located in a pleasant sunny area  of Gibsons. Three bedrooms, den, extra spacious  rooms. Master suite separated from the rest,  cozy living room, attached double carport, great  storage and paved parking all this and an  assumable mortgage at 10 1/4%. Priced at only  $74,900. Larry or Ruth Moore, 885-9213.  HANDlMAN SPECIAL No. 328  1100 sq. ft. 3 bedroom home, in need or repair,  located on 5 acres of A.L.R. within walking  distance of the Gibsons Mall. The barn, fenced  pastures and year round creek make this  property very interesting. Asking price $66,500.  Call George Longman, 885-3400 or Lynn Wilson,  885-5755.  NEW ON MARKET  HOUSE PLUS .65 ACRE No. 359  3 bedroom split level home, family room off the  kitchen and fireplace, formal dining room. Master  bedroom with ensuite. Finished mother-in-law  suite in half basement. Attached double garage  plus much more. Assumable mortgage at 11.5%,  Full price $84,900. For viewing or more  information, Eva Carsky, 885-2235 or 886 7126.  ���dLMMMM&-~  HOMES  LOTS  ASSUMABLE 12% MORTGAGE     No. 317  On this beautiful family home in desirable Davis  Bay area. Approximately 4 blocks to elemenlary  school. On a cold winter evening enjoy the  warmth of open fired recreation room. Family  cook will appreciate roomy kitchen with build-in  Moflal oven and range. A gracious formal dining  area is wailing lor the Iriends you'll invite (or your  housewarming party! This home has3bedrooms,  ensuite plumbing and ocean view. $67,000. Rita  Percheson, 885-5706.  VILLAGE HOME No. 341  Attractive 3 bedroom family home, one year built.  All rooms very spacious. Fireplace in 25 ft.  livingroom, w/w throughout. Kitchen has more  than ample cupboards. Huge master bedroom, 2  1/2 baths. Rec room finished. Home lends itself to  in-law suite. Sundecks back and front, 91 x 125 ft.  lot and provides privacy at rear. Asking $68,500.  Ed Baker, 885-2641.  GRANDVIEW OFF CHASTER       No. 225  Comfortable two bedroom home with large  sundeck and double carport. Laundry off kitchen,  acorn fireplace, carpeted throughoul with a large  one bedroom suite in basement level, presently  rented for $225 per month including heat and  light. Large lot lor vegetable garden or chickens.  Asking $67,500. Eva Carsky, 885-2235 or 886  7126.  AWARD WINNING HOME  NEW ON MARKET No. 356  Spectacular view of Keats Island and Howe  Sound from this Award Winning home. This  spacious, qualily constructed home in Hopkins is  located on private 1/2 acre grounds. Conveniently located yet is private and quiet. Less than  500 ft. to beautiful swimming beach. Move in now  and let your family enjoy the benefits of living in  this classic home. $94,900. Rita Percheson, 885-  5706.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY No. 243  Trailer Park West Sechelt located on 6 acres of  prime property. 20 pads available, 14 presently  rented at $85 per month and owner expects all 20  to be rented by May. Owner also has approval for  10 more pads, bringing the potential to 30 pads.  Owner's residence is a modern 1425 sq. ft., 3  bedroom home complete with sauna and a 20/40  heated swimming pool located at the rear ol the  property secluded by a bank of evergreen trees.  Asking price $230,000. FINANCING IS MADE  EASY BECAUSE OF A $118,000 A/S AT 91/2%  NO TERM UNTIL PAID. George Longman, 885-  3400 or Chuck Dowman, 885-9374.  PENDER HARBOUR $98,900 No. 350  This 8 acres zoned Light Industrial and/or other  uses, has great potential. It lies almost opposite  Francis Peninsula turnoff on both sides of  Highway 101 next to the building supply and  laundromat. It has good water access and is a  fairly Hal piece easily developed. Larry Reardon,  885 3924.  LOTS  DAVIS BAY FAMILY HOME No. 216  Within walking distance of the beach this 3  bedroom home has a fully fenced lot. Large  living/dining room with fireplace, Convenient  kitchen with eating area and sundeck off. The  basement is a real spot for fun and games wilh a  fireplace in the comfortable family room, also  billiard room adjacent laundry room and powder  room also on lower level. Be sure to see this home  as soon as possible with Lynn Wilson, 885-5755.  WE'RE THE NEIGHBORHOOD PROFESSIONALS FOR YOU.  CHUCK DOWMAN   SALES MNG  LARRY. MOORE RUTH MOORE R.B. "TINY BOB" KENT PETER SMITH  (3EORGE LONGMAN ERIC RUDLAND LARRY REARDON RITA PERCHESON  Free Catalogue On Request  MHBHHBMHHtii  WEST SECHELT No. 322 & 324  DERBY & NORWEST BAY ROADS  There is a choice of fine lots, cleared lots or lots in  their natural state. Some have good views, sizes  and prices vary but buy now and build the home  of your choice. On Norwesl Bay Road, Lots 30,  32, 22, 34 are $12,900. On Derby Road, Lot 25,  $12,500; Lot 24 $11,900; Lot 20,$16,500. Larry  Reardon, 885-3924.  VILLAGE LOTS No. 292 & 293  What is a better investment than land? Take a  look at Ihese village lots 60 x 130 ft. with Hydro,  water and telephone to property line. Invest now.  Lynn Wilson, 885-5755.  PLACE YOUR OWN STORE No. 250  Would be a highway feature on this corner at  Madeira Park. About 8/10 acre nearly 400 ft. road  frontage with terms. $39,000. Try your cash  offer. "Tiny Bob", 885-9461.  Y.M.C.A. ROAD No. 312  Partially cleared, ready to build on. Vendor will  consider terms or builder's terms. Water, with  telephone and hydro underground. Priced at  $13,500. Ed Baker, 885-2641.  SEA WATERFRONTAGE No. 282  Over 100 ft. road access next to yacht club lot.  Sewer hook up, water and Hydro available. Best  of all, the quiet, calm, peaceful country  atmosphere. $32,500. "Tiny Bob", 885-9461.  WESCAN ROAD No. 21-249  Large lot 91 x 340 ft. with plenty of evergreens for  seclusion. Ideal for summer retreat. Summer  cottages on either side. Try $9,500. Assessed at  $11,500. Ed Baker, 885-2641.  VIEW LOTS & CLOSE TO BEACH  No. 358  Located just one block from the best sandy beach  on the Coast, good view a possibility. Already  cleared and ready for building. Perfect daylight  basement location and the best part- the price  $15,500 each. Larry or Rulh Moore, 885-9213.  NEED WORKSHOP? No. 321  Buy this garage located on choice view lot below  Blulf In Gibsons. Excellent building lor the man  who needs storage or workshop space, Plenty of  room to build view home on site! For more details,  Rita Percheson. 885 5706. $24,900.  GOOD SELECTION No. 353 & 329  Good selection ol lots in Welcome Woods or  Sandy Hook. From $7,500 up. Lynn Wilson, 885-  5755.  LOTS OF VIEW No. 147 & 148  Yes, these two side by side lots of approximately  75 x 120 ft. oiler a line view up the Inlet. There's  power, water and phone al the road. On  Deerhorn Drive they present an opportunity for  friends or lamily to share adjoining properties. At  $9,500 each or, make an oiler for hold. Bert  Walker, 885 3746,  INSURANCE  TO BE SURE!  PLACE YOUR'S  WITH  CENTURY'S  ALL-IN-ONE  Fire���Riot���Explosion  Theft-Wind-Hail  Lightning���Water Escape  Additonal Living Expenses  Liability at Home or  Away from Home  & Legal Costs.  Specify and We will add  Earthquake!  EVA CARSKY  BERT WALKER  an  ED BAKER  LYNN WILSON Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 11, 1980  <fS$PIIs?MI  Serving the Lower Sunshine Coast  Phone 886-2000 or 886-9121  Located in the Seaside Plaza, Gower Point Road, Gibsons  EVENINGS & WEEKENDS  CALL NORM PETERSON OR DENNIS SUVEGES  886-2607 886-7264  GOWER POINT RD: This 3 bdrm. single story home  would make a great starter or retirement home. Located  next to park and tennis courts within easy walking to  shopping. It has a open beam design and a small fireplace.  Don't miss this one as it is priced to sell at only $41,500.  HILLCREST RD: Need a sound studio for the band?  Check out the one on HfasttftB|d, Gibsons. Also has a 3  bedroom home wi^i5a��VojVrrhe wood stove in living  room cuts dow-j iLTfjVffo costs. Lot is wooded and zoned  R2. Listed for $^9,500 - terms available.  GOWER POINT RD.: 3/4_acre of privacy. Full  basement, 3 bedroo^ iram!���ttjjmaintained. Fireplace  makes it a cozy cofljJyJ*r*close to the Village but in  regional district (or lower taxes. Listed for $55,200.  SOAMES POINT: Small, very old one bedroom, part  basement home. Not much value in house. The two lots  being well worth the full price. Well treed and close to a good  beach. Asking $39,000.  O'SHEA RD.: Well built 2 bedroom full basement home.  Many extras in this house plus a 3 room self-contained suite  in the basement rented for $125 per month. The lot is fenced  and landscaped with nice garden area, all this on a Q.T.,  deadend street. Asking price $67,000.  GLASSFORD ROAD, GIBSONS: 3 bedroom, basement home. Built in 1977. Very neat and tidy. Has an  assumable mortgage of 11 3/4".- at $352 P.l.T. per/month.  Includes fridge, stove, washer, dryer. A good family home.  Now listed for $57,900.  REED RD: Hobby farm, looking for a 6 acre parcel with all  year round creek to water the horses or 7? Home is a large  family home with fireplaces in living room and family room.  Could be a 4 or 5 bedroom home. $82,000.  WATERFRONT  GOWER POINT 150' of waterfront. If you are looking for  property in the $150,000range you should see this large 2200  sq. ft., 4 bdrm. home plus basement. A good pathway leads  to a nice beach. Features include large open ceiling  livingroom with hand-hewn beams, a floor to ceiling stone  fireplace, double plate windows. Stone and cedar bark  exterior, shake roof plus much more. Some terms available.  WATERFRONT & SECLUSION - SECHELT INLET  Not 1 lot but 2 lots, crown lease land. Cabin on each lot,  water access only. Great summer and winter homes.  MAPLEWOOD LANE - GIBSONS: Ideal 2 1/2 year old  family home. Close to beaches���southerly view of Gulf from  living room. Well built and maintained. Three bedroom, full  basement with finished rec room. $69,500. Also has  adjoining lot cleared and fenced for those summer outings or  room for the family to play on. $17,000.  LOTS  GIBSONS ��� Commercial building in the heart of the Village.  This 14 year old store sits on 4 lots with a total area of 17,886  sq. ft. The building is 1 % stories with 4471 sq. ft. on the main  floor and 1562 sq. ft, on the upper. The overall condition is  good and the building could be used for a wide variety of  retail outlets. Thestore fixtures are NOTincludedin the sale  price of $200,000  BRING ALL OFFERS  THIS STORE MUST BE SOLD  ACREAGE  GIBSONS - 20 acres at $3,506 per acre. Ideal for hobby  farm. Has gentle southern ^sldCe! Also a creek for  landscaping or ??? Lc^����\jOTtnately 2 miles west of  Gibsons on Hwy. 101. J^uTpTice $72,500. Terms available  Adjoining acreage also available.  AGENTS FOR EVERGREEN PARKLAND  Over 60 large wooded lots in parklike setting, located 1200'  from highway on Veterans Road. Drive in and look around  as these lots are priced to sell from only $8,500. to $15,200.  COMMERCIAL LOT: 0.83 acres zoned Comm 2. This  large lot is in the Regional District but is on the border of  Gibsons Village, just off Highway 101, one block from curling  rink. This would make good holding property or it could be  developed. Askinq $22,500.  ROBERTS CREEK-CHERYL ANNE PARK RD. Large  corner lot in area of new homes. Nicely treed with some view  over the water to Vancouver Island. Priced $20,000.  SCHOOL ROAD: Large view lot zoned for duplex or  single. If you are looking for a good building lot, this one  should be seen as it is priced to sell at only $13,500.  COCHRAN ROAD - 4 - 65' x 125' level lots to pick from. All  backing on Village park. Priced to sell at $12,000.  CHASTER ROAD - Bring all offers on 80' level cleared lot,  close to school. OK for trailers.  GIBSONS, WYNGART RD ��� Fairly level lot with view of  Keats Island and Shoal Channel, lot on sewer, is also duplex  zoned. $17,500.  Mufln  Box 1189, Gibsons  886-9238  Toll free  922-2017  owned and operated by  AELBERS REAL  ESTATE  APPRAISALS LTD  FQURPLEX ON THE WATERFRONT - MARINE DRIVE, GIBSONS $75,000  This older improvement generates a monthly income of $750. Tenants pay for hydro and heat.  Yearly expenses for operation around $1,500. Waterfrontage 68 ft. depth, 57.2 ft. irreg. Zoned  Comprehensive Development Area. Topography is steep. All services available and hooked up  to sewer. Exposure south-easterly. Situated adjacent to public park. Such net income combined  with waterfronl property reflects excellent investment in an area which will continously increase  in value due to supply and demand.  WINN ROAD ACROSS FROM ABBS ROAD, GIBSONS $17,000  Single family, residential lot, 80 x 134 with all services including sewer. South westerly exposure  with a 12% grade from road. 20 ft. gazetted lane along side easily constructed for access. 180  degree view over Gibsons and Strait of Georgia. Within walking distance' of all civic and  commercial services including the to be constructed Municipal Marina for pleasure boats only.  All surrounding lots been built upon. Privacy, therefore can be guaranteed.  NEWLY CONSTRUCTED CUL-DE-SAC OFF BEACH AVE.. ROBERTS CREEK  $17,500  Two 120 x 140 ft. lots. Duplex or two residences allowed. Services installed. Westerly exposure.  Complete privacy, topography level, good soil and excellent percolation for septic tank. Within  walking distance of excellent beach and small grocery store and post office. Bus transportation  by S.M.T, on Beach Ave. to Vancouver, daily.  COMMERCIAL & APPARTMENT COMPLEX HWY 101, GIBSONS  Constructed in 1977-78, 12,000 sq. ft. commercial and 13 apartments, situated between Upper  and Lower Gibsons on the only H'wy on the Peninsula. Size of property, 1 Acre, which is paved  and landscaped. Commercial Leases are on triple net basis and apartments pay for heat and  light. Complex has pleasing appearance and is in very good state of repair. Good first mortgage  in place. Postitive cash flow afler debt service. For particulars, contact listing agent.  We arc Agents for Westwood Homes Ltd. Write  to us for an illustrated booklet of quality homes  which we can construct on your lot.  UPLANDS ROAD TUWANEK - 8 km FROM SECHELT ALONG INLET      $13,000  Lot has 86.67 ft. frontage on road. Rear width is 104 ft. Depth 200 ft. irregular. Water - Hydro  present. Westerly exposure. Some view along the depth of property. The size permits two family  residences, which includes Mobile homes. Within walking distance of public park on waterfront  of Sechelt Inlet. Rural surroundings and privacy with amenities.  NORWEST BAY ROAD   WEST SECHELT   AS IS WHERE IS $45,000  80% completed two storey house plus unfinished basement. Main floor is 900 sq. ft. which has  livingroom with fireplace, kitchen, cupboards to be built. Dining area and bathroom. Top floor  has two large bedrooms and bathroom. Basement has cathedral type entrance and bathroom.  Remainder unfinished. All gyproc has been applied, but needs taping and sanding. Floorcovering  needed throughout. Exterior finished in cedar. This could be the opportunity you have been  waiting for.  "COUNTRY CHARM"   HIGHWAY 101 WILSON CREEK $69,000  1 acre private estate with two residences. Small Panabode rented at $200 p/m. Main house -1072  sq. ft. ��� 2 bedroom fully remodelled. Garage and workshop. Property is cleared - landscaped and  fenced. Size 231 ft. road frontage and 196 ft. in depth. Westerly exposure. Close to beach.  ALMOST 1/2ACRELOTNEARBEACHAVE..ROBERTSCREEK: Westerlyexposure  well treed ��� services. Situated at the end of a short cul-de-sac. Privacy but within walking distance  of store, post office and beach. No mobile homes allowed, but zoned for duplex or two single  family residences. $18,500.  1733 NORTH FLETCHER ROAD, GIBSONS $67,500  Fully landscaped and fenced concrete parking at rear 26 x 20. Two storey house,excellent view  of Mountains and Howe Sound. Frontage on two roads.  Upper floor has: Living room with fireplace and  hardwood floor. Access on sundeck. Kitchen  with built in dishwasher and garburator lacing  the view. Separate dining room 14 x 12. Full  bathroom. Bedroom used as study. Rear  entrance from Martin Road. Lower floor has:  Master bedroom 11 x 19withwalk inclose! 11 x  6 and fireplace. Full ensuite bathroom with  sauna���6 ft. bath���hardwood floor���laundry.  Guest bedroom with sink and picture window.  Furnace room���oil fired forced air. Storage  room with sink, designed as dark room. Front  entrance with tile and hardwood floor. Hallway  and stairs to upper floor. Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 11, 1980  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  ,    IBSONS   Island land development ltd  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  RR#2, Gibsons,   B.C. VON 1V0  HOMES  JOHNSON RD: Langdale. Need 6 bedrooms  or a complete inlaw suite? This custom built  home features 3 fireplaces, large rec room in  basement along with games room, 2 1/2 baths.  Basement suite could rent for $300 per month.  New assumable mortgage. Try your offer.  $99,500.  HILLCREST RD: Attractive. fwo bedroom  home on ev.tra iargeJoL Sme view of water and  Keats lslair.1 PoGi^fcbrltlsinn of lot in future.  $39,900.  1258 HEADLANDS RD: Very nice little two  bedroom home with an excellent Lower Gibsons  Village location. View of Gibsons Harbour. Has  lew outside paint and roof. A perfect starter  home,listed at $34,900  POPLAR LANE: Completely remodelled 1485  sq. ft., 3 bedroom 1 1/2 storey home within a  block of shopping and schools. Features quiet  setting with private drive, nicely fenced. New  wiring, insulation, Earth fireplace, brand new  kitchen all in cedar with fridge and stove. New  outside cedar siding all around. This beautiful  home is ready to move into. Phone to view  anytime. $53,900.  MANATEE RD: Roberts Creek. Well built  three bedroom home on large lot 73 x 105. Quiet  HOMES  ELPHINSTONE: Quiet and private setting, the  panoramic view as only the Granthams Landing  area can provide. This well built home features  three large bedrooms, sliding glass doors onto  sundeck and view! view! view! The home is 1150  sq. ft. with partial basement for rec room and  workshop. Nicely landscaped grounds round out  this comfortable living package. $52,900.  CHASTER RD: Now here's living in style! 1500  sq. ft. full basement home with many many  extras. Three bedrooms upstairs. Huge master  bedroom has full ensuite including bidet. Sliding  glass doors open onto the southern exposure  sundeck. Extra large kitchen has built-in  dishwasher. Downstairs has a finished rec room  and finished two piece bathroom plus lots of room  left to your imagination and handy work. Fully  enclosed garage. Lot is 150 x 160 with home  situated to allow subdivision of the lot. Assume  existing 10 1/4 mortgage and live happily ever  after. $79,900.  CHADW1CH RD: Langdale. New on the  market. Lovely 5 bedroom family home on quiet  cul-de-sac street. Double windows, sundeck.  huge landscaped lot approximately 80 x 200 ft.  with absolutely spectacular view. Priced to sell.  $69,900.  TRICKLEBROOK DR: Brand new in Creek  side Park Estates. Two storey, three bedroom  dead-end street, partial view just a block to a fanij!y home jn ,hjs desirable area Firep]ace in  magnificent beach. Quality throughout with bnck |ivingroom Excellenl construction with Dutch  heatilator fireplace. This is a good buy for only hiproofandhiddengu���ers $599W Alsoby ,he  $52,500 same builder a one storey, three bedroom home  with fireplace. $52,000. These homes should be  explored.  DAVIS RD: Exceptionally well built three  bedroom home. Heatilator fireplace, two  sundecks, family dining room, plus eating area in  kitchen. All this on main floor. Lovely landscaped  level lot with storage shed, full garden and double  garage. PLUS���two furnished suites in basement, self-contained with private entrances. This  is a fantastic value and only two blocks to  shopping, schools, etc. Vendor will carry some  financing. $87,500.  HOMES  &%  rinTi  LOTS  WHITAKER RD: Custom built ocean view  home in ihe most beautiful area of the Sunshine  Coast. One block to sandy beach, Davis Bay  dock, store, church, day care centre and school.  Three bedrooms upstairs with ensuite off master.  Expensive cedar finish in dining room and  livingroom. Fireplace. Completely finished  basement with livingroom, bedroom, kitchen and  4 piece bathroom. Single car garage, cement  drive and front nicely landscaped. $67,500.  POPLAR LANE: 1/2 block to schools, 1 block  to the shopping centre, the ultimale in  convenience on this quiet cul-de sac. Three  bedroom, 2 storey home with master bedroom  ensuite. finished rec room downstairs. Concrete  driveway in area of new homes. $56,900.  PRATT RD: Three bedroom, basement home.  Ensuite oil master bedroom, large dining area,  two fireplaces, cedar wall in rumpus room,  partially finished basement. A little decorating will  make this an outstanding family home.  Assumable $41,800 mortgage at 10 1/4%,  payments S367/PT1. Owner will entertain offers  to $62,500.  NORTH RD: Capture the contrast of Keats  Island and the Howe Sound from the sundeck of  this squeaky clean view home. Two bedrooms,  with workshop in basement. Nicely landscaped  lot has its own forest for private walks. Fully  insulated and less than ten years old make this an  outstanding value, Hurry. $45,000.  YMCA RD: Langdale. Family home surrounded  with beautifully terraced gardens. This three  bedroom home is situated on a large lot wilh a  very private setting. Master bedroom has ensuite  plumbing. Large living room with antique brick  fireplace. Kitchen with eating area, plus utility  room. Living room and dining room have cedar  feature walls. Must be seen. $62,900.  REVENUE  PROPERTIES  WINN RD: Fourplex. 4 separate Hydro meters,  4 separate oil tanks and furnaces. $12,000 per  annum gross income. In the heart of Gibsons.  $85,000.  ACREAGE  CREEKSIDE PARK ESTATES: Gibsons  Village off North Road. Lots for single wides,  double wides and conventional homes. All on  sewer, water, hydro and all within three blocks of  schools, medical clinic and Iwo shopping cent res.  HWY. 101 & ARGENT RD: 6 10 of an acre ol  treed land in Roberls Creek two blocks from ihe  Masonic Hall. Two dwellings allowed on ihe  property. 100 feet of highway fronlage lhat would  be ideal (or domestic industry site with home  behind.On hydro and regional water. $14,900.  SUNNYSIDE SUB-DIVISION: Large lots,  most have 100 ft. frontage with 150 depth. In quiet  rural setting. All lots nicely 'reed with southern  exposure. 1 1/2 blocks to schools and shopping  centre. Priced from $13,900  WINN RD: Take advantage of this gently  sloping lot to capture bay view. Over 1/3 of an  acre close to all services. Owner will consider  carrying mortgage. $17,250.  GRADY RD: Langdale. Building lot approxi  malely 75 x 250 x 75 x 253. All services except  sewer. View. Seleclively cleared. $14,000.  GRANTHAMS LANDING: Panoramic view  of Howe Sound and the Islands with the North  Shore Mountains as a backdrop, This 84 x 153 ft.  lot on the corner of Reed Road and Elphinstone is  serviced by regional water, has the driveway in  and has been selectively cleared. Come and see  for miles. $22,500  SHOAL LOOKOUT: View lot with approval  for ordinary septic tank. Lois of nice homes in (his  attractive area. $24,900  SHOAL LOOKOUT WATERFRONT: Ap  proximately 135 ft. of absolutely gorgeous bluff  waterfront with southwest view, view, view of  Keats Island, the Gap and Howe Sound. Ideal  investment. $44,900.  GLASSFORD RD: One of the few remaining  lots in area of recent construction. Good building  site within Gibsons Village. $13,900.  sPOPLAR LANE: 70 x 130 panhandle lol on  sewer. Excellenl neighbourhood only one block  to schools and shopping. Flat easy to build on lol  with private driveway. $13,900.  HIGHWAY 101: 17 acres at Middlepoint. Very  suitable for group purchase as this property can  be subdivided. $39,900.  LOTS  PRATT & GRANDV1EW: Urge corner lot in  amongst executive homes. $14,900.  BONNIEBROOK PLACE: Watch the water  lap up on the shore from this beautiful view lot.  Only one block from the beach where you can  leave your cartop boat. This 80 x 150 ft. lot is  cleared and wailing for your dream home.  $21,900  BONNIEBROOK SUBDIVISION: Extra  large view lots in quiet cul-de sac. All services,  easy cartop boat launching. Only one block from  the beach and Chasler Park. Priced Irom  $18,900.  FIRCREST: Only lots 18, 19, 20, 21, 30, 31 and  33 left in this fast developing area. Lots are 61 x  131 with nice trees. Priced from $10,500.  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK RD: Over 1/2  acre panhandle lot in Roberts Creek. Only 2 miles  from Gibsons. Gentle slope and nicely Ireed.  Excluding the panhandle the lot measures 125 x  168 and is only one block Irom the beach. Some  view down Gulf Stream Road. Zoned for 2  dwellings or duplex. $19,900  SANDY HOOK: View lot across the street  from sandy beach access. Terms available,  $11,500.  SANDY HOOK: Level comer lot with southwest exposure. Size 69 x 130wiih paved road on  both sides. Power and water at sile. Short  distance lo beach and boal ramp $10,500.  YMCA RD: Langdale. Building lot 87 x 163 on  quiet dead end street and ready lo build on.  $12,900.  LANGDALE RIDGE: Beautiful panhandle lot  at the fool ol the Davidson Road culde sac.  Unobstructed view with incredible privacy.  Approximately 1 2 acre with many choice  building sites. The properly has a slighlly irregular  shape, but averages 140 x 170. $21,900  CEDAR GROVE SUB-DIVISION      NOW AVAILABLE  Quiet no through street  Adjacent to school & playing field  Nicely Treed  Close to shopping  New homes in the area  Level building sites  Large lots  Priced from $12,900 to $16,900  "1 rrr, rf���������    f  * si  "i X  t   ��     :  5 V 10      \l      II       '\-      12  ..-'\;  #  a, 2 w  1*  s ��  .. . .���        . .,    a ...  'I  X  13        ,   ��  xj���, ���.    I  ' ���*     l; f . a...  . ta   c     *     ��� i'*  ROAD  MALAVIEW  ROAD  n T T���]       _. j. ] } j.  Entrance - West along Malaview Road off Pratt Road  STEVE  SAWYER  885-2691  DAVE  ROBERTS  886-8040  LORRIE  GIRARD  886-7760  JON  MCRAE  885-3670  ANNE  GURNEY  886-2164  ARNE  PETTERSEN  886-9793  GARY  PUCKETT  886-9508  GREG  GRANT  886-7204 Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 11, 1980  Doug Joyce  885-2761  Bob Bull  885-2503  Don Hadden  885-9504  Stan Anderson  885-2385  anderson  REALTY LTD  Post Office Box 1219, Sechelt  885-3211  Jack Anderson  885-2053  Gordon Hall  885-9986  Vadim Kobasew  885-3156  Vancouver Toll Free:  EA.E.UPAGE1  ������evil I ill  COifl OA1��     CoasttoCoast  004-OU10 Real Estate Service  LOTS  ROBERTS CREEK $16,000 ea.  Country lots ��� 2 to choose from. These lots are l/2acreorover,  close to school, store, golf course and beach access. Call Bob.  MADEIRA PARK: Boat Owner's Lot ��� Large, treed lot with  potential view of Pender Harbour. On quiet road with hydro,  phone and piped water at road. Good moorage close by. Full  price $11,500. Call Don.  SECHELT: Gale Avenue - level lot with excellent view of inlet.  Underground wiring, all new homes in the area. Close to small  marina. Price $15,500. Call Don.  WEST SECHELT - ISLAND VIEW PARK: Serviced VIEW  lot 3 in an exclusive area. Good building site with easy access.  Nice view lots are becoming scarce! F.P. $26,900. For more  details call Vadim.  ROBERTS CREEK $18,000  New subdivision���only 3 lots but nicely treed and level. Wind a  driveway through the trees and build a secluded hideaway. Call  Bob, 885-2503.  ISLAND VIEW PARK: View lot 5 in one of the finest areas of  W. Sechelt. Cleared and fully serviced. Large level building site.  F.P. $26,500. Call Vadim.  SUNSHINE HEIGHTS: $10,000. Extra large building lot in  area of new homes. All services including paved roads. Call  Doug.  SANDY HOOK: Spectacular view lot in quiet residential area.  55 x 163 zoned R1I, Mobile homes permitted. Asking $10,500.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Only available duplex lot in Village of  Sechelt. Cleared and on sewer. Build now or hold for potential  service industrial use. $25,000. Qall Bob  CHASTER ROAD: $9,900. Good, level lot, 67 x 123ft.,close  to school and all local services, on paved road. Call Don.  ACREAGE  WANTED: Alberta investor looking for LARGE PARCELS  OF LAND from Port Mellon to Egmont. Cash or terms. To see if  your land meets requirements, call Bob with no obligation, 885-  2503 - OTHER AGENTS COOPERATION ALSO REQUESTED.  VILLAGE ACREAGE: 2.11 acres cleared and ready for a  home. Power and water close by, Quite secluded. F.P. $19,900.  Call Stan.  REDROOFFS: 1.3 acres, heavily treed. Offers ocean view and  privacy. 400 ft, as the crow flies to the gulf and 1,600 ft, by road  to free boat launch. Hydro, phone, cable T.V. and regional  water along paved road. Full price $27,500. Call Don.  VIEW ACREAGE: 5 acres in West Sechelt. Some view of the  ocean. Nicely treed. Good access.  F.P. $24,900  A FINE ACREAGE: $33,900 full price. Sechelt Village. Just  under 5 acres with an attractive view and lots of garden soil.  Treed property with a developed well and good road access.  Partly cleared. Call Stan.  HOMES  HOMES  HOMES  GIBSONS: Small cabin on sea view lot. No plumbing.  Landscaped fruit trees. Lot serviced with sewer and water, etc.  F.P $18,500.  GIBSONS: 12 x 68 ft. two bedroom mobile home set up on  large, landscaped lot. Chicken house, sheds and workshop  included, Black top driveway from paved road. Good starter  home priced for quick sale at $35,000. See Doug.  THE ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME: New, 1120 sq. ft.  situated on large corner lot. 3 bedrooms with ensuite off master  bedroom, w/w carpets throughout. Sundeck off dining room.  Carport with outside storage and asphalt driveway. Energy  saving features include 2 x 6construction with R-20 insulation in  walls and R-28 in ceilings, double pane windows with screens on  both floors, heatilator type fireplace upstairs, flue in basement  for easy installation of wood burning stove, electric heat. Close  to shopping and schools, this attractive home is built to save you  money! F.P. $69,900. Call Vadim.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Panoramic view of Village and Trail  Bay. $69,900. Like new, spacious home with room for everyone  including home occupancy in lower level. Features are too  numerous to mention. Check them out with Bob. 885-2503.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Save electricity���save gas-new  three bedroom built with the energy crisis in mind! Located on  Spindrift St. which is only 3 blocks from the post office and  shopping centre. Real brick chimney for Fisher type stove  downstairs and heatilator type fireplace and brick chimney  upstairs. Walls are 2 x 6 for extra insulation. Yard is level and  easy to landscape. Bob will tell you about the other features.  Call 885-2503. F.P. $65,900.  ISLAND VIEW PARK: West Sechelt-One year old, 1,232  sq. ft., 3 bedroom, full basement home on a quiet dead end  street in desirable area of West Sechelt. Large 1/3 acre lot with  an excellent ocean view. This attractive home features  thermopane windows throughout, electric heat and includes  two Fisher airtight stoves. F.P. $75,000. To view call Vadim.  SECHELT VILLAGE: Look at the price! Look at the view!  This is value���one level too! Three bedroom only 4 yrs. old and  in tip top shape. Good neighbourhood. Has all services.  $49,900. Call Bob 885-2503.  DAVIS BAY: Need room? Like a view? Want a prestige  home? This is gracious living at its best in a great area and on a  level lot. Don't let the price concern you���have a look at this  special home. $150,000.    .  FRANCIS AVE: Redrooffs area-3 acre hobby farm with  smaller 2 bedroom home, goat shed, tool shed and a 450 sq. ft.  building that could be easily converted into a guest cottage.  Property is partly cleared and fenced. Subdividable into 1/2 acre  lots. Excellent investment at $75,000. For more information call  Vadim.  FARMLAND  \  ij  BRUSHWOOD FARM: The area's most beautiful small farm,  Full 5 acres of well tended paddocks. Many large evergreen and  fruit trees. Attractive 2 bedroom rancher with guesl suite.  Large, well built 6 stall barn with auto water system. Huge sand  training area. This property is completely level and has  unlimited subdivision potential. Zoned R2 F.P. $154,000.  WEST SECHELT - FARMLAND: Opportunity to start a  small farm or nursery on 21 plus acres. This land has  road, power, water and privacy. One of a kind, waiting for your,  plans, F.P. $80,000. To view call Bob.  aaaaaaaai  WILSON CREEK: View home. Urge 1700 sq. ft. home. 3  bedrooms, family room, formal dining room, livingroom with  sunken conversation area has heatilator fireplace. 2 1/2 sets of  plumbing, built-in vacuum system. Fully fenced yard with  swimming pool. An excellent value at $86,000. Call Stan  Anderson.  STARTER HOME: A very good buy on this 1000 sq. ft.  basement home on a close to the beach lot in Davis Bay. One  bedroom on the main floor and 2 in the basement. Aluminum no  maintenance siding, 2 fireplaces and close to the elementary  school. F.P. $44,900. Stan.  WATERFRONT  IF you want a quiet waterfront retreat  IF you don't have time to build a new, solid house  IF your boat is 40 feet it will fit the boathouse  IF you arrive by plane there is a 44 foot float  IF you are content with 7V4 acres, mostly forest  IF you want to invest $7S,000-CALL DON!  ROBERTS CREEK WATERFRONT: 125 It. cf easy access  waterfronl on approximately 1/3 acre of landscaped land.  Nicely Ireed beach is sandy and shale. The house is 1100 sq. ft..  has 2 bedrooms, a stone lireplace and a large sundeck. As a  bonus, there is a 1 room, self-contained cottage which rents out  at $125 per month. $134,500. Call Stan.  ���f+   {.mfr+*  .JML.      .  ;^^1����vf*1,**p?B'  SARGEANT BAY  IMMACULATE WATERFRONT PROPERTY: 1232 sq. ft.  home on one level. Carport and a 500 sq ft, sundeck. 1.02 acres  of land with approximately 86 ft. of waterfront on Sargeanl's  Bay. The lot is all landscaped with 2 out buildings, municipal  waler plus a well for garden sprinkling year round. Lol is all  usable. F.P. $89,900. To view call Stan.  SECLUDED WATERFRONT ACREAGE: Do you want a  quiet waterfront retreat with no roads or cars? We have a few  parcels of evergreen forest, 5 to 10 acres each. Minimum of 250  feet of waterfront and stream thru most lots. Located 22 miles  from Sechelt by water or air only. Fly in with Tyee Airways Ltd.  from Vancouver or Sechelt, or use your own boat. Call Don.  WATERFRONT - GIBSONS: Treed building lot on "The  Bluff". Excellent view. Area ol prestige homes. Pebble beach.  $39,900. Call Vadim. Sunshine Coast Realtor, March 11, 1980  ���a "   '"���      TaUaaT*  C3T"w  .-. f,par*#����.���  l\ -dj  _fc^Ai  EAGLEVIEW PARK   WEST SECHELT      L 144  Eagleview Park, 4 miles west ol Sechell; only TWO  LOTS LEFT. Both have excellent BEACH ACCESS.  Both are still treed. Both are good investment. Call 885  5171 and buy one now while you still can. Lots between  ^ >v\ $1(1,900 and $17,500  L121  5 acres creates a  in a short walk to  iping facilities and  airy bedrooms and a  SECHELT  Formerly Rockwood Lodge. JJ  cozy backdrop for the lod*. It  the schools, beachrf^Ahes  park. The IoLl|I  real heart warmtrJorHTfireplace in the livingroom. F.P.  $92,500. For appointment call Pat, 885-5171.  LOTS  EUREKA! WE FOUND IT... L192  Do you want a good, level building site?  Do you want use ol waterfront without paying for it?  Do you want cable?  Do you want regional water?  Well, WE WANT YOU lo call 885 5171 and ask for  Deirdre.  GIBSONS BLUFF  Seven waterfronl lots ranging from $32,000 lo $46,000  all with view ol Harbour, Gambier and Keats. A rare  opportunity. Call Trev, 886-2658.  CALETA: Lol 14. Fabulous view of'ihe Trail Islands.  Close to good beach. Only   4 miles Irom Sechelt. This  one won't last long folks! Call now, 885-5171 and ask (or  Deirdre. F.P. $29,000.  Deirdre 885-9487  ROBERTS CREEK  1/2 acre lot on Marlene Road, now available on the  market. F.P. $18,900. Call Trev, 885 2658 or 885 5171.  GIBSONS BLUFF: 7 waterfront lots ranging from  $32,000 lo $46,000 all wilh view of Harbour, Gambier  and Keats. A rare opportunity. Call Trev, 886-2658.  SUNSHINE HEIGHTS L 185  View lot. Excavated and levelled, 120 x 100. Good  building site. Call now, 885-5171. F.P. $12,500.  PEBBLE CRESCENT L 183  Good Buy! Here is a good building lot situated in Ihe  Pebble Crescent cul-de-sac. Close to the schools, and  beaches. F.P. $14,000.  Your Real Estate hosts on the Sunshine Coast  Real Estate  mm mtmm ltd,  30 Years At Cowrie St. Sechelt  Insurance      Box 123, Sechelt   Phone 885-2013  te; .-      ;���"��� ������"._ ��� -v ~- :  3S  aV>?��>.  3&>      S  r*^ tK  ���JLJaaa^aaai                                                      Ha!  SECHELT  SECLUDED  WATERFRONT ESTATE  West Coast contemporary  design. Cedar exterior with  skylights. Four bedrooms.  Three fireplaces. Under construction. Price $170,000  WATERFRONT LOT FOR SALE:  Come in and talk it over with John  Wilson.  WINTER   ROAD  OFF   NORWEST  BAY RD: 70 ft. lot. Asking $13,900.  PEBBLE CRESCENT: 54.6 ft. lot, rear  lane. $14,900.  UPLAND RD. TUWANEK: Small  creek on this interesting lot. Only $7,500.  JOHN WILSON  885-9365  WEST SECHELT: Three  bedroom basement home.  Fully developed lower level  including third bathroom.  Landscaped. F.P. $67,900.  SECHELT: Two bedroom  compact home on 100 x 250  ft. lot bordering on 3 streets.  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