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 Victoria <g  e Sunshine Coast since 1945  LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings,  VICTORIA, B.C.  V8V 1X4  81.1  The Sunshine  Delivered to every address on the Coast  January 20,1981  Volume 35, Number 3  Caustic soda causes eye burns  Two injured in mill accident  Two men were sent to St. Mary's Hospital early Tuesday  morning to be treated for eye injuries sustained during routine  maintenance of caustic plant equipment at Cantor's Port Mellon  Nil.  B Josip Shtenz and Ken Macmillan were injured at  approximately 10:20 am. when they attempted to clear clogged  inlets above a pump on the white liquor clarifier which removes  solids from the caustic mixture used to digest wood chips in the  pulp-making process.  During the attempt to clear the inlets, caustic soda splashed  back and struck both men in the face. Shtenz sustained second  degree burns to both eyes and Macmillan received burns to his left  eye.  Residential development planned  Both men were given a 15-20 minute first aid eye-wash at the  plant before being transported to St. Mary's. Subsequently both  were transferred to Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver for  further treatment. Shtenz and Macmillan were discharged from  Lions Gate Hospital Thursday morning.  Caustic soda burns to the eyes may not cause permanent  damage if treated promptly and properly, Neither Shtenz nor  Macmillan is expected to suffer permanent injury asa result of the  accident.  According to Dennis Davidson, Safety Supervisor at the mill,  the accident investigation into the incident has recommended that  a standard procedure for clearing the inlets be established and that  protective clothing and equipment be worn at all times during the  procedure.  Bonniebrook deal completed  Land-clearing equipment made short work of the job of clearing up the lot at the junction of Seaview Road and Highway 101 last  week. It is reported that townhouses are going to be built on the site. - J��hn ����"��">��� p"��'��  All swap land now in Egmont area  CP land deal near completion  Ministry of Forestry officials in Victoria have confirmed that  an agreement of transfer has been completed in connection with  the land swap of 2,000 hectares of land on the Sunshine Coast for  acreage on Vancouver Island. Land on the Sunshine Coast will go  to Pacific Logging, a subsidiary of CPR in the deal.  Ed Knight of the Department of Strategic Studies for the  Forestry Ministry said that the government had decided against  including in the swap the 1,000 hectares originally scheduled to be  exchanged in Roberts Creek. Instead, the whole amount of land  to be turned over to the CPR subsidiary will be in the  Skookumchuck area.  Knight estimated that there was $60 million of timber involved  and a like amount in gravel resources. It is estimated that the  province stands to lose $12 million stumpage fees on the timber  and an estimated $10 million royalties on the gravel.  Knight said that an agreement of transfer had been completed  though some negotiations remain to be finalized.  Sprhelt fieefU fnrnripr' tfhrarv -- %^S^  kJV/Vll^ll    1 !.*_/*_/VI. O        M-P- " ��J\sM. IlJJlal   J ���   the immediate construction ofa Gibsons by-pass on the Sunshi  M. M. ' J Coast Hiihwav.  Alice Amelia French sold a 33 foot lot for the token amount of  $1200 to the Sechelt Village Council in 1966 for the purpose of  building a library.  She had worked in a pay-lending library previously and was  interested in Sechelt having the same kind of facilities.  In 1973 the Village bought another lot next to it for $5000 and  now both lots are worth 10 times that amount.  The library committee. Alderman Joyce Kolibas and Charles  Lee have suggested the sale of one of these lots to fund the building  of the new library.  It all looks financially good on paper but to some it isn't such a  good idea.  Helen Dawe, town historian and ex-librarian, feels that both  lots should be kept for the future expansion of the library for when  a larger archives than present will be needed.  *��� >  Sechelt's 25th  Sechelt will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the  incorporation of their village on February 14. There will be a  Dinner Dance in the new municipal hall for past and present  members of council and Sechelt citizens that have been  residing in the village since 1956.  A commemorative plaque with the names of all council  members since 1956 will hang in the council chambers, along  with the picture of the Queen and chairs for the council  members donated by the ex-mayor Merv Boucher.  Silver maples will be planted along Teredo Street as silver  is the symbol for a 25th anniversary. Local businessmen will  celebrate the event with 25th Anniversary sales.  Morgan Thompson, a 27-year resident of Sechelt and the  Committee head for the 25th Anniversary celebration, said  that a float will commemorate this event in the Timber Days  Parade instead of February 14, because of the weather  factor at this time of year.  Covenant to go  As a result of discussions held at the public meeting last  Sunday at the Welcome Beach Community Hall, Area B  regional director Peggy Connor will recommend that the  regional board lift a restrictive covenant which prohibits the  '-,e of a lot adjacent to the Jolly Roger Inn for anything  other than "twenty parking spaces."  The lot, owned by Jolly Roger Inn Ltd., will now assume  full Commercial 2L zoning. Few people from Secret Cove  attended the meeting, but Area B Alternate Director Jack  Mercer has contacted a number of residents and found no  opposition to the lifting of the covenant.  Firehall expansion  Approximately forty-five people attended the public  meeting held at the Welcome Beach Community Hall last  Sunday to vote in favour of putting the questions of the  Halfmoon Bay Firehall expansion to referendum.  The referendum on the purchase of the lot will be held  March 7 and projected final adoption of the by-law is April  -9, 1981.  Her most important suggestion is that there is a need to appoint  a library board to oversee the details of building and maintenance  of the library and the archives.  A library consultant would be called in to supervise the building  of a proper library with attention to details and layout of the  library itself as well as the archives.  Archives must be kept at specific temperatures and the light  monitored to preserve the delicate old documents.  The great need for professional attention was stressed by Miss  Dawe as the importance of Sechelt history and heritage is at stake  in the decisions at hand.  Labour problems cited  Penco departs  Penco Manufacturing is relocating to Vancouver after only a  year in business on the coast.  The textile plant, which makes garments for the Canadian  branch of Kore't of California in Vancouver, was to have  employed 45 locals and turn out 2,500 to 3,000 garments per week.  Only 8 employees were working when the plant shut down this  week. The lack of experienced workers, and the inability to keep  staff was the major reason for the downfall of this operation, said  one of the disillusioned owners.  Minimum wage was offered to the girls during the training  period and after that they could go to piece work where they stood  to make as much as $50 a day, said a past employee of Penco.  "But that didn't keep the girls interested enough, they wanted a  raise in the hourly wage."  Bill Stacey and Jerry Boezewinkel, partners in the business, are  happy about the move. They found a new building in Vancouver  where the rent is $1,000 cheaper than they were paying in  Seamount Industrial Park. Heat and lighting is also included and  they won't have to pay travelling costs to take the products to  town.  In Vancouver, on Beattie Street, Boezewinkel feels they won't  be faced with the same staff problems, "The girls have more  initiative and they won't work unless you do pay them by the  piece."  Forestry roads damaged  Work is scheduled to begin by the end of January on repairs to  31 kilometers of roadway and 28 culverts on Forest Service roads  in the Sechelt Forest District damaged by flood swollen creeks  and rivers in late December.  According to Mike Lister of the Sechelt District office, access to  some small logging sites, reforestation sites and "special products"  sites has been disrupted and will be restored on a priority basis.  Roads maintained by private companies, classed as "industrial  roads", sustained less damage from the floods. Industrial roads  are generally better ditched and maintained than the more  extensive network of Forest Service roads, many of which have  been "inherited from old logging operations".  The preliminary estimate of the cost of restoring Forest Service  road systems within the whole Vancouver Forest Region is $1.8  million.  Anyone requiring information concerning forest road access  should contact the Sechelt District Forest Service Office in  Teredo Square or call 885-5174.  As of January 6, ownership of Bonniebrook Lodge and trailer  park and 91 acres of adjacent land passed into the hands of two  companies formed by a group of local businessmen.  Approximately 7 acres of commercially zoned property  presently occupied by the Lodge and trailer park has been  purchased by Bonniebrook Land Investment Ltd.  According to Jeff Harvey, who will manage the Lodge and  trailer park for the company, improvements will be made to both.  The trailer court will be run more efficiently, Harvey says, and  substantial improvements will be made to the Lodge. While  preserving the character of the Lodge itself, the company plans to  open a good restaurant and lounge on the premises.  The remaining 84 acres, currently undeveloped, is already  zoned for residential development and will be the site, Harvey  says, of a "major residential development."  Powell River urges  1  by-pass construction  in  - . ... appeal for  the immediate construction ofa Gibsons by-pass on the Sunshine  Coast Highway.  ���i  In a letter to Alex Fraser, Minister of Transportation,  Communications and Highways, the Powell River Regional  Board points out thi.t since it "is concerned about the Sunshine  Coast highway and ferry connections at Langdale and Earls  Cove", the board "strongly endorses the need for immediate  construction of a Gibsons by-pass highway".  The letter alto requests that the Minister advise the board of  plans "for upgrading or improving the Sunshine Coast highway  connection and the Earls Cove to Saltery Bay ferry link for the use  of the projected increased traffic to and from the Powell River  The residentially zoned acreage has been sold to Bonniebrook  Ocean Estates Ltd., and though details of the development are still  in the planning stage, Area E Director Jim Gurney says he has  been contacted by the company and has walked the lite with a  representative of the developers and discussed their plans.  "What they want to do definitely appears to be some sort of an  asset to the area," Gurney said.  Gurney said the developers are aware that some of the flat land  they have purchased is included among a number of parcels in  Area E which he and his Advisory Planning Committee have  recommended be covered by zoning amendments that would  increase the minimum lot size to one-third of an acre. The regional  board, Gurney said, will likely give first and second reading to  those amendments at their regular meeting this Thursday evening.  ON THE INSIDE...  Moore on talking books  page 5  Fociu on Sechelt, 1956 page 7  Fleming accurate?  ���A principal'* perspective...... page 8  Western separatism:  - a media myth page 9  "Arsenic and Old Lace" preview . page 9  Letters galore  page 15  Pender Settlement Plan:  ��� first installment page 16  Business Directory page 16  Classifieds . page 18 & 19  The first reported lamb of the year is pictured with its mother on Madoc-Jones' property on Reed Road. For the details of thb  victory of life over death see the adjoining story. J"m Bu'���",�� <*"*'���  Sired year's first lamb  Bear victim did not die in vain  It is ever a pleasure to find the silver lining which redeems the  cloud and this week we are afforded just such a pleasure. It is a tale  of gallantry and heroism which was not in vain. .  Last fall we all remember that there was a spate of bear stories.  It wat theorized that the closure of the Gibsons Dump, long a  happy hunting ground for bears, combined with an unusually  poor year for the berry crop of the Sunshine Coast had driven the  animals to look for their pre-hibernation sustenance on the  property of their people neighbours.  On September 16 we ran pictures of two dead bears which  between them had been responsible for three dead sheep and two  dead goats.  It can now be revealed that one of the dead sheep, a ram killed  when a bear broke into the barn on the property of Geoffrey  Madoc-Jones on Reed Road, did not die in vain.  The three ewes in the barn at the time of the attack all escaped  and it appeared that the ram���a 200-pound animal���had done  valiant battle before being dragged off by the large black bear thus  enabling the ewes to escape.  Last week the first of those three ewes gave birth to what may be  the first lamb born in 1981 locally. The other two ewes are alto  pregnant.  Ruth Madoc-Jones found the lamb which was born in the bush  on Monday, January 12, about mid-day.  i  ���takaaaa 2 Coast News, January 20,1981  The  Sunshine.  /  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B.C. every  Tuesday, by Glantord Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons, VON 1V0  Phone 866-2622 or 886-7817  Pender Harbour enquiries, and all others, il  no answer Irom 666 numbers call 685-2770  I*CNA  Editorial Department:  John Burnside  John Moore  Fran Bourassa  Advertising Department:  Bradley Benson  Fran Berger  Copysettlng:  Wendy-Lynne Johns  Lise Sheridan  Connie Hawke  Accounts Department:  MM Joe  I  y^k\ SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada $24.00 per year, $15.00 for six months  United States $25.00 per year, Foreign $28.00 per year  Distributed free to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  Second Class "Mail Registration No. 4702  Production Department:  Pat Tripp  Nancy Conway  Sham R. Sohn  Lyn Fabio  Circulation  Michael Nozinski  Welcome news from Iran  Late-breaking news as we finished the  paper on Sunday night indicated that Iran  and the United States had come to an  agreement and the American hostages  were on their way back home.  We welcome the news. The world is one  confrontation the less and the families of  those held in captivity are long overdue the  release of the terrible tension under which  they have lived.  Whether the agreement was reached  because the Iranians feared to try to deal  with the incoming president of the United  States or because, with oil exports cut off  and a war with Iraq still going on, they are  in desperate need of money is of little  importance.  It is enough that the long melodrama is  over and one possible powder keg on the  world's stage has been defused. However  difficult, the way of negotiation and  compromise is the way of the future and  the fact that it is being followed in the  hostage incident is welcome indeed.  More Socred favouritism  It's pretty hard to keep up with the  government of the province of British  Columbia these days. Announcement  follows announcement and the list of  scandals or seeming scandals or possible  scandals grows every week. We were still  reeling from the news that Marathon  Realty had been dealt several thousand  acres of Sunshine Coast real estate when  the news broke about some more farm land  being excluded from the Agricultural Land  Reserve in the Fraser Valley.  We are told that the governments of  Delta and the Greater Vancouver Regional  Board favoured the exclusion of the 323  acres in question because land for housing  was growing scarce. It seems futile to point  out that within a generation it may seem  massively more important that arable land  is growing scarce.  That the land involved belongs to a longtime supporter of the government party  and financial backer of the MLA for the  area should surprise no one. Everything  this government has done since it came to  office in December 1975 has indicated  that it is a government of privilege and  short term gain. It has no vision which  extends further than the immediate  accumulation of wealth for its members  and supporters and it is a tragedy that such  a venal bunch should be in charge of the  future of this beautiful province.  Opportunity missed  Elsewhere on this page the point is made  that the present furore over the repatriation of the constitution is reminiscent,  more than anything else of the Great Flag  Debate of the early sixties. It is indeed  likely that a repatriated constitution will  have as little lasting effect in promoting a  Canadian identity as the flag has proved to  have.  It is achingly obvious that the Prime  Minister after a lacklustre���which may be  kind���twelve years in office sees the  repatriation of the constitution as his  surest way to a place in the history books.  In a dozen years he has seen the  governments he has headed achieve  nothing else of significance.  A repatriated constitution will not cure  n��nada's ills any more than the new flag  brought in by his predecessor did two  decades ago. For better than fifty years the  Liberal party has been papering over the  cracks in the walls of Canada while selling  the furniture and it will take more than  paper to keep the country together.  The country cries out for a sense of  renewal and a sense of vision. It seemed  briefly to be at hand in the late sixties when  the present Prime Minister came to power  but at the moment is nowhere to be found.  History, if it is interested at all, will not be  kind to Pierre Eliot Trudeau despite his  vaunted intelligence and his enormous  vanity. He is a man who might have been  great and who was given the opportunity.  His failure to measure up to his  opportunity must be obvious to all but his  most fanatical admirers.  .from the files of the COAST NEWS  FIVE YEARS AGO  Regional Board has given the go-  ahead for the the re-building of the  shake mill at Wilson Creek which was  recently destroyed by fire.  Art McPhee, who recently replaced  Don Pye as the co-ordinator of the  Sunshine Coast Emergency Services  Program, told the Regional Board that  a great deal of work has been done on  the program locally but that several  important decisions are upcoming.  Canada Manpower officials say that  there are approximately 700 people on  the Sunshine Coast looking for work  and that the chief problem locally is the  large number of unskilled people  looking for work but with no jobs to  accommodate them.  TEN YEARS AGO  Mrs. Agnes Labonte is named Good  Citizen of the Year in Gibsons. Mrs.  Labonte has been prominent in the  community in girl guide work, as a  school trustee, and for diligent work  among young people generally.  C.H. Scoffield, general manager of  the Canadian Chamber of Commerce  reports that a survey conducted  recently of Canadian public opinion  had stricter enforcement of antipollution regulations as the chief  public concern.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  In spite of letters complaining that  the $30 per year water rate was too  high for Gibsons, council decided it  was reasonable and cheap at that  price.  Ron Haig is elected president of the  Gibsons and District Chamber of  Commerce with Percy Lee as vice-  president.  Gibsons Elementary School Science  Fair was postponed until February 3  owing to a heavy fall of snow.  TWENTY YEARS AGO  Sechelt Indian Band donates 11  acres of land  opposite the Indian  School for construction of the new St.  Mary's Hospital.  From Sunday, January 8, to Sunday,  January 15, 8.42 inches of rain fell in  this area.  Chief Charles Craigan is re-elected  for his third term as chief of the Sechelt  Indian Band.  Plans are discussed in Davis Bay to  tie the area water system in with that of  the village of Sechelt.  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  The 201 ratepayers of Sechelt are  involved in a hot and heavy debate  about the merits of incorporating as a  village. The vote is expected next  Saturday.  The school board has approved the  construction of a high school in  Pender Harbour but the site has yet to  be chosen.  Wilson Creek Community Association members are considering  enlarging their hall.  THIRTY YEARS AGO  In addressing a public meeting,  James Sinclair, MP, forcast that  running a car ferry from Horseshoe  Bay to Gibsons would change the face  of the whole area.  Howe Sound Farmers' Institute  Building has to move from its location  next to the Bals Building. The new  location is not yet determined.  Mrs. E. Nestman is serving her  second term as member of Gibsons  village council. She is the first woman  to be elected.  THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  The final meeting of the Pacific  Coast Rangers, Pender Harbour  Branch, was held on January 4 at  Irvines Landing for the purpose of  purchasing arms. The unit was organized in 1942.  The explosion of an oil stove  wrecked the greenhouse of Mr. William  Elliot of Sechelt Greenhouses.  A school of blackfish has been  visiting in the Halfmoon Bay area.  When Europeans first came to the Pacific Northwest coast late in the eighteenth  century, sea mammals lived here in abundance. And, despite the fact that these  creatures lived largely on salmon and herring, waters also teemed with runs of fish.  The sea otter was sought first. By 1830, the much prized fur-bearer was practically  extinct. Then the hunt was on for the whale and the fur seal. Jack London  dramatized life on a sealing schooner in his novel "The Sea Wolf". When the photo  shown here was taken at Victoria about 1910, the animal had been almost  exterminated as far north as the Bering Sea, and the schooner fleet idled. Migratory  mammals became protected by law while fish remained comparatively plentiful.  Now, all around the Pacific Rim, with salmon and herring stocks becoming  depleted, the remaining mammals are being looked upon as the modern wolves of  the sea���competitors in the hunt���and their species further endangered. Photo  courtesy Fred Betsworth Collection. L.R. Peterson  Musings  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  >*;  George Matthews  Why do editorial writers so  seldom have anything constructive to say? Why doesn't  Canada dare to be different?  There are a couple of questions that I thought I might  address myself to this week.  It's more than two decades  now since I first attempted 4*  write something constructive  editorially and at that time all  I won for my effort were hoots  of derision.  In the late fifties I gloried in  the title of Night. Editor of  The Georgian, which was the  name of the university newspaper of Sir George Williams  University, now known as  Concordia University.  It was a position which  carried with it little prestige.  At that time there were about  2,000 full-time day students at  the university and 8,000  zealots who were combining  full-time employment with a  university education. Thus my  only previous newspaper experience to this was as the  token representative of the  exhausted 8,000.  Relationships between the  day and the night occupants of  the downtown concrete campus were not cordial. In the  first place the day and the  evening students rarely met.  In the second place the  evening students tended to be  older and more care-worn  and unsubsidized. The consequence was that the day  students looked down on the  evening students for their  lack of 'school spirit' while the  evening students thought,  when they had the energy to  think about it at all, that the  day students were frivolous  and immature and spoiled.  It was virtually impossible  to find an evening student who  had the inclination or the  energy to take part in anything  extra-curricular. I was the  exception. In a particularly  frenzied period I was working  for the Canadian National  Railways, taking three university courses, acting in a  play with the drama club  which couldn't even begin rehearsals until 10:30 p.m. when  classes for the evening students finished, and of course  I would be delighted to take on  the position of Night Editor.  Be all that as it may, I  greatly enjoyed my stint with  the Georgian. They let me  write a column entitled Night  Light. I covered the odd  front page story and I found a  staff of a few dedicated and  foolish evening students to  work with me, By the end of  the year the day editor would  often phone me to see if I  could find a reporter for him  amongst the evening students  so all in all it was a successful  year.  In the late fifties the great  Canadian Flag Debate was  just continuing. The welfare of  j the country for the future  would depend on whether we  retained the Red Ensign, as  John George Diefenbaker, the  Prime Minister, so passionately wished, or whether we had  a new made-in-Canada piece  of bunting to hang over our  Post Offices and the occasional school. As an exercise in  masochistic identity search it  was not unlike the present  constitutional debate.  The constructive suggestion  that I made at the time was  that Canada eschew a symbol  of nationalism whether old or  new, choosing instead to  adopt as its emblem the flag of  the United Nations. It was an  editorial that never saw print.  It was too radical for the young  radicals who ran the paper.  They were full of derision for  the crusty old conservative  who was Prime Minister  and passionately in favour of a  flag for Canada, but my idea  shocked them right down to  their essentially conformist  roots. Take away their radical  posturing and they were as  unable to think a new thought  as old Diefenbaker himself.  I still think it was a good  idea and certainly anyone who  thought that Canada's identity  crisis would be solved with the  coming of the Red Maple  Leaf emblem must have been  long ago disillusioned.  As with the flag debate, so  it will prove with the grand  constitutional designs of  Pierre Eliot Trudeau. Twenty  years from now the debate  that rages now about the constitution of Canada and who  should repatriate it and how  and whether or pot a charter of  rights should be included now  or later, will make as little  difference to the citizens of  this country and whether or  not it is still a country as the  flag above the Post Office does  today.  If Canada exists it will be  because it deserves to. For  Canada to deserve to exist  it will have to dare to be  something different from  other countries, specifically in  this country's case, different  from the giant neighbour to  the south. That means that  Canadians will have to think  thoughts which are their  own, hold opinions that are  their own and support causes  which have their origin here.  Let me suggest a few:  Let this country take the lead  in urging the abandonment  of nuclear weapons as a  national policy and suit actions  to words by relinquishing  immediately all connection  with nuclear armaments. That  will be a distinctive Canadian  position. Let this country urge  that Jerusalem be designated  an international city and that  to emphasize the international  nature of the historic place,  the United Nations headquarters be moved there  without delay. Let this country  be a passionate spokesman in  support of international peace,  justice and thereby human  survival. That will resolve  any question of identity.  Canada will be different by  definition and by philosophic  stance and we will be spared  the sight of would-be philosopher kings trying to ensure  their place in the history books  by quibbling over quasi- or  would-be legalities.  Well, there you have it.  Something constructive in the  form of a suggestion as to  how Canada could dare to be  different. I expect that it will  get as much support as my  long-ago suggestion about the  flag and the alternatives  chosen will have as little  impact, but the suggestion is  made.  There is something mildly  incestuous about columnists  commenting on one another's  work in the same newspaper,  but I feel compelled to comment on Frances Fleming's  article in last week's Coast  News, "Teachers professional? No way." In her column,  Mrs. Fleming argued that  teachers' claims to professional status were a chimera;  that the educational system,  the bureaucratic structure,  "negate the claim that teaching is a profession at all".  Under normal circumstances, anyone suggesting  that teaching was not a profession wouldn't raise an eyebrow. Of course teaching isn't  a profession. But these are not  normal times. When most of  the teachers now in the system  were hired, they were in great  demand. Ten years, ago,  a new teacher could choose  between a half dozen desirable teaching situations.  Teachers were fawned over  and competed for. Nowadays,  teachers are generally unloved. Parents suspect they  are pompous pedants, university professors consider  them charlatans, educational  administrators believe they  are incompetent and, in  general, the world, except for  the children they teach,  believes that teachers are  over-paid, bleeding heart wet  nurses. Consequently, when  someone like Mrs. Fleming,  Shine,  Perishing Republic  While Ihis America settles in the mold of Us vulgarity,  heavily thickening to empire,  And protest, only a bubble in Ihe molten mass,  pops and signs out, and the mass hardens,  I sadly smiling remember that the flower fades to make fruit,  the fruit rols to make earth.  Out of Ihe mother; and through the spring exultances,  ripeness and decadence; and home to the mother.  You making haste, haste on decay: not blameworthy;  life is good, be il stubbornly long or suddenly  A mortal splendor: meteors are not needed less than mount-  tains: shine, perishing republic  Bui for my children, I would have them keep their distance  from the thickening center; corruption  Never has been compulsory, when the cities lie  at the monster's feet there are left the mountains.  A nd boys, be in nothing so moderate as in love of man,  a clever servant, insufferable master.  There is the trap that catches noblest spirits,  that caught���they say���God,  when he walked on earth.  Robinson Jeffers  who knows what she's talking  about, makes a statement  about teachers not being  professionals, many of those  insecure teachers react with  uncharacteristic hostility.  Actually, the last thing  anyone should want is that  teachers be considered "professionals". The whole concept of professionalism is  medieval and has gathered  around it so many misconceptions and inaccurate notions that anyone, from  plumbers and garage mechanics to baseball players and  golfers can lay claim to professional status. The truth of  it is that a good mechanic  probably has more justification in calling his job a  profession than any of the so-  called professionals.  Professionals, by definition,  deal with matters of life and  death. Doctors, lawyers, ministers of the church can, under  some circumstances, claim  such responsibility. Further,  professionals operate from a  theoretical base. Theories  concerning the practice of  medicine have existed for  more than 3,000 years, lawyers operate from a structure  of laws that has existed for  centuries and ministers base  their work upon the Bible.  There is no such thing as a  theory of teaching. Certainly  there are some tentative  theories on how people learn,  but no connection has ever  been made about how to  teach.  In the case of the true  professional, the primary responsibility lies with the profession itself, with the base  of theory and knowledge.  The client is a secondary  responsibility. The very nature of professional work is  that it is designed to keep  personal interaction as objective as possible. In dealing  with the matters of life and  death, the last thing needed is  subjective concern and emotional involvement. Could we  tolerate teachers with no  subjective concern or emotional involvement with their  clients? Of course not; the  whole notion would be absurd.  Teachers, the best of them as  Mrs. Fleming pointed out, are  constantly and deeply involved with the children they  care for. Those who aren't  have no business in the  business.  Another thing of course is  that true professional work is  one to one. One doctor, one  patient; one lawyer, one  client;   one   minister,   one  Please turn to Page Twenty.  ^   _-������-B Coast News, January 20,1981  Supertelu  SUNNYCREST CENTRE  Better���You Bet  100% Locally Owned & Operated  Quality Meats   a-aii.i ���     ���    ��� upaaaaa������ -  MBayat������p"���  No one said that immortality would be easy Pierre!  Letters to the Editor  Howard White replies  Editor:  I would like to answer two  criticisms levelled at the January 6 Pender Harbour Ratepayers Report in last week's  .'paper. Referring to the December 14 Community Plan  meeting, Robi Peters asked  ���how the report could label "150  people all to be Hot Shot  developers and lurking real  ���estate promoters." The answer  is, nowhere in the report was  'this stated or even implied.  ' What was stated was that there  ' had been a phone campaign to  get people out to fight the plan,  'which is an undeniable fact.  People were told that their way  of life was on the line, that the  plan would make progress a  forgotten word, and that plan  committee members were fraudulently dividing the Harbour  up amongst themselves. After  attending   the   meeting   and  seeing for themselves what a  moderate and sensible document the plan is, many of these  people were more than a little  indignant about the way they'd  been misled.  In a letter to the editor Jock  Hermon stated that as writer of  that particular week's Ratepayers Report 1 should have  signed myself a member of the  Plan Committee rather than  the Ratepayers Association. I  don't agree. I am currently  sitting on the plan committee,  but 1 am there as secretary of  the Ratepayers Association  and 1 contribute to the Report,  a regular feature in this paper  for several years, as chairman  of the Ratepayers Publicity  Committee. The settlement  plan committee is made up of  about IS highly independent  individuals of all viewpoints  (Mr. Hermon was a member  himself until recently) and I  could no more presume to  speak for the entire group than  Jock could speak for all the real  estate agents.  The danger is not that the  plan will be "force-fed" to local  residents, as he suggests, but  that vested interest groups will  succeed in removing the modest protection it does offer the  community. For this reason the  plan committee is considering  putting it to plebescite so that  every member of the community will have his or her fair  say on it.  Yours truly,  Howard White  More letters on Page 15  Covering  the Coverage  Prlcet Effective: Tin*. - Sat. Jan. 20th - 24*1  BEEF SALE!  CANADA GRADE   A BiEF  whole round steak.����....��$2.59  sirloin steak**.., ��.*3.39  t-bone steak*,*.,* ��*3.69  BONELESS RUMP OR OUTSIDE  round roast ��$2.89  :'-.���"������������..: . -       '     -  freezer beef J.1.79* rJM.59.  Weight Loss In Cutting & Trimming Will Increase Price Per U>.  Fresh Produce  Rocky says 'Thanks1  Ed. notei Wc have received ���  ��� copy of the following letter  addreeaed tot  Mr. C.Lee,  Area C Representative.  Dear Sir;  - . Thank you for your efforts  in bringing my problems to  the forefront. If you are  sincere in your desire to help  a constituent you will be called  upon in the near future for  some facts.  . I now have my farm zoning,  for which I thank the people  Fleming criticized  concerned; I also have my  irrigation permit coming  through, so I can now concentrate on dealing with these  merry Knights of the Square  Table and their fearless  leader.  The official jousting must  wait a week or possibly two  as there are a couple of points  I must clarify first.  I remain, as always, the  Madman  of  Wilson   Creek  S.R. (Rocky) Mountain  Editor:  ' I have been an admirer of  Frances Fleming and have, on  'occasion, enjoyed her column.  ~ However, 1 find I must protest  ' the views she expressed in the  Coast News of January 13,  1981.  Mrs. Fleming missed her  point which she summed up in  one sentence: "The system  'forces teachers to take very  arbitrary positions." But her  whole column was a harangue  Which painted teachers as  Villains.  Mrs. Fleming would have  . been more effective, and in-  . formative, had she preceded to  explain just how this system  forces teachers into the mold  "she describes. 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Murdoch  certainly doesn't overlook my  ineptitude. He is on my tail like  a bird-dog. each time 1 lose the  cadence. I feel like the clumsiest  fool in the universe.  Thankfully, there are. only  t��o drill-periods a day. The  rest of the time is taken up in  classroom activities. We learn a  little basic Boy Scout first-aid,  how to break down a rifle and  what "the dead ground" means  on a tactical map. It all has its  place. I suppose but I'm curious  to get to the Nuclear business.  Another payday rolls round  and again. Paul, the Rube and  myself head downtown in our  uniforms, pseudo-soldiers on  leave in search of whatever  kicks, jaded Granville Street  may deign to offer. It is to be an  eventful and near-calamitous  night.  After a few beers, we part  company. Paul is bound to hit a  poker-game at the Athens Club  and the Rube has some unspecified business to transact at the  irther end of the street. I  squander most of the evening  with a couple of civilian street-  cronies in a noisy pub. It is a  pretty pointless exercise. Finally, I decide to head over to the  gambling-club  and  see  how  Pages  from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  Paul is making out. I am about  halfway there when I check my  pockets and discover nearly all  my money is gone. Since 1 have  only spent a couple of dollars  and no one had a chance to pick  my pocket, 1 can only conclude  I must have somehow dropped  it. Frantically, I head back to  the pub but of course, there  isn't a trace.  Furious with myself, I start  back up the street and run right  into Paul. He looks no happier  than I feel. "Jesus, man! There 1  was sitting with a pat hand so I  bet nearly all my bundle on it.  Turned out the bastard across  from me was holding a Royal  Rush. Goddamit, I'm just  about cleaned out!"  "You and me both, pal!", I  commiserate and tell him of my  own inexplicable misfortune.  His face drops even further. I'm  sure he was going to hit on me  for a few bucks to get back in  the game.  Companions in folly and  misery, we begin plodding  leadenly in no particular  direction. "Looks like a hungry  week coming up", says Paul,  "and the bloody rent is due  too." 1 don't need reminding.  Somehow, we find ourselves  in front of the Railway Club on  Dunsmuir Street. "Think this is  where the Rube said he was  going", I remember. "Let's see  if he's still there." Not that  seeing the Rube is going to ease  our common predicament but I  can't think of anything better to  do.  The  Rube  is sitting at a  corner table, somewhat in his  cups and looking like a displaced ploughboy as usual.  Only the shrewd eyes betray  him. "Grab a seat, fellers", he  says.  We join him and foolishly  recount our mutual tales of  woe. The Rube nods like some  cracker-barrel philosopher.  "Just don't appear to be your  night, fellers", he agrees. "I was  just thinkin' on a scheme to  pick up a little easy moolah. I'm  willin' to cut you boys in if  you're game."  Turns out that the Rube had  worked briefly at a small  furniture factory near the city-  limits. "The place is a piece of  cake. There's a loose window in  back and I know the combination of the safe. No one's going  to suspect us in these toy-  soldier uniforms."  1 have had similar propositions in the past and managed  to decline them. Going to jail  was never one of my cardinal  ambitions. But 1 am so disgusted over losing the money  that my usual sense of caution  is out of whack. Paul seems to  be in a similar state of mind. A  couple more drinks and we find  ourselves in the Rube's asthmatic clunker, heading for the  outskirts of town.  We tool through the suburbs  and pull up at last on a quiet.  tree-lined street. "We better  walk from here", say the Rube.  "It's only about a block away."  The night is cold and foggy, a  fitting backdrop for our illicit  mission. The chill air clears my  head and I begin to have very  definite second thoughts. What  if we get caught? The Rube is  totally given to it now. He  strides purposefully as though  he was leading us on some  legitimate military manoeuvre.  "Be like taking candy from a  kid", he insists.  All too soon, we are standing  outside a back-window of the  factory. It looms over us in the  misty drizzle, unlighted and  sinister. Paul is also starting to  look a bit apprehensive. The  Rube busies himself at the  window. Suddenly, it comes  open with a strangled squeak  like a bomb going off. "Told  you this was a cinch", he  declares confidently. "You  fellers just stay out here and  stand point for me." He hauls  himself over the sill and  disappears into the black  depths of the building, clicking  on a small penlight.  To be continued.  At the Twilight  L*y..*v  Teredo Square.  Sechelt  ,-\��  Friday Dinner Special  Sweet & Sour  Chicken  Wings  with Brown Rice  Reservation! Advised  Closed 4 - 6 on Fridays  to prepare for dinner.  V  885-9962  Gibsons Legion Branch ��109  Presents  *l   ��  Raintree"  Fri. & Sat.  Jan. 23rd & 24th  Members & Guests Only  The  Bine  Lagoon  at  the  Twilight Theatre for four days  this week, (from Wednesday-  January 21 to Saturday,  January 24) is billed as a story  of "natural love".  Two children, played by  Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins, grow up  stranded on a tropica] island,  isolated and unaffected by  society. Taught survival skills  by the only surviying member  of the shipwrecked crew, the  cook played by Leo McKern,  they survive after his death  and reach puberty totally  ignorant of the facts of life.  This attempt to deal with  the provocative subject of  sexual awakening relies heavily on the physical beauty of  CARSANDTRUCKS  Rental���Leasing  ���Also-  Domestic & Industrial  Equipment  Sechelt next lo the  liquor store  Gibsons at Pratt &  Hwy. 101  Seaside  Rentals  885-2843       886-2848  the lead actors and on exotic  location photography.  From Sunday to Tuesday  (January 25 to January 27)  The Twilight Theatre features  a tribute to the late Peter  Sellers; a double bill of two of  Sellers' finest films. First up  is Hie Party, one of Sellers'  most under-rated outings, in  which he plays an East Indian  actor mistakenly invited to a  Beverly Hills movie mogul's  party. The total destruction he  inadvertently wreaks is hilarious and Sellers gives a  marvellous portrayal of a  gentle sensitive man with a  genius for chaos.  The second film is Being  There, Jerzy Kosinski's fable  of the television age, which  has been hailed as the crowning achievement of Sellers'  career as an actor. Both of  these films are worth seeing  again.  Chimney-  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  ^  S&  a*  The  1981  Sunshine Coast  hft  Or,  ^t  've,  Historical Calendar  The early history of the Sunshine Coast has  been tastefully captured in well reproduced  photographs, complete with story line by local  historian Lester R Peterson The cover  illustration is a reproduction of a pen & wash  drawing by well-known artist Robert Jack.  K2  --?���?:  Get them while they last!  Only $3.95  Available at:  Gibsons:  Fawkes Books  Coast News  NDP Bookstore  Sechelt:  The Bookstore  Books & Stuff  Western Drugs  Pender Harbour:  Madeira Park  Pharmacy  Christopher Atkins and Brooke Shields star in "The Blue  lagoon" at the Twilight Theatre this week.  Entertainment Scene  Sechelt Legion Kootenay Outlaws, Fri. A Sat.  Wakefield Inn Steve Hubert  Jolly Roger Inn  Lee A Mike, Fri. A Sat.  Parthcnan  Helen Sinclair, at the piano, Fri. & Sat.  Peninsula Hotel  Live Entertainment  Gibsons Legion Raintree, Fri. A Sat.  Cedars Inn Jim Foster, Wed. thru Sat.  Cafe Pierrot Clarke Steabner, Friday only  ��� Courtesy Horizon Musk  Community Forum  Channel Ten  CHANNEL TEN GIBSONS  Wednesday, January 21  CHANNEL TEN SECHELT  Thursday, January 22  Notice from Coaat Ten Television: Due to audience  reaction our Gibsons station  will be abowtng program* on  Tneeday evening instead of  Wedneiday beginning next  week. We are interested in  what you think about community programming and are  beginning a telephone survey  of our subscribers. Ms. Pat  Edward's business communications class may be phoning  you to ask some questions  about our programming. We  will publish the results and  will react to your opinions the  best we can.  6:00 p.m. Coastal Review  Produced by the Community Broadcasting  Class at Elphinstone Secondary School this weekly program features our  community in action.  Parti  The Hunter Gallery invited our crew to the  present display of art  work by Trudy Small.  Bertie Wilson talks with  Mrs. Small and shows  some of her creations.  Part 2  Exchuive... We are privi-  ledged to have on tape,  slides taken underwater  around the Sunshine  Coast. Scuba diver, photographer, Tom Sheldon,  has just finished a slide/  tape presentation entitled  "A Diver's Dream", Join  us for' this beautiful  undersea tour with music  to suit the scenes.  Part 3  The Suncoast Players  give "Coastal Review" a  preview of their play  "Arsenic & Old Lace".  Kenna Marshall talks  with the director and  some of the actors, on  location,  at the rkaKhcombere"  The Beachcombers are  soon to begin another  season of this popular  CBC production and this  show features Hugh  Beard, executive producer of the series,  talking with Kelly Henry.  7:30 p.m. "Romane"  Due to popular request,  we are showing a re-run  of   our   production   of  "Romane,  King of the  Hypnotists"   taped   live  at Elphinstone Secondary  School. If you missed this  be  sure  to  watch  this  week for fun and laughter.  We are pleased to announce  the  arrival  of our  van.   If  you see us out in the community, stop and talk to us, we  want your ideas for our shows.  With our new van, we will be  able  to   improve   our   programming by going where the  action is.  Warning: Frequent Nudity, Suggtttlv* Scents, Occasional  Violence. B.C. Director  Jan. 25-26-27  A TRIBUTE TO  fob&r&hfc  TWO OF HIS BEST  THE 1968 COMEDY  THE PAPJy  THE 1980  AWARD  WINNER  flSt0ry^ BEING  ftcho>   THERE  with Shirley MacUine  Please phone lor show timet 886-2827.  \^^SbbS1  Filing ham s  4   Astrology  IIIllllllXIaVM  by Rat EltJnghtm  Week commencing January  19.  General Notes:  Mercury, planet of speech  and short journeys, conjoins  hasty Mars warning us to take  extra care with vehicles, letters  and phone calls. This is the  week we regret what we say.  Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto  turn retrograde in Libra bringing delays and frustrations to  projects suited last November.  Babies born this week will be  noisy and outspoken. Many  will enjoy arguments, discussions and debates. A few may  become successful public prosecutors or auctioneers. Some  will be prone to minor accidents, bumps and scrapes.  ARIES (March 21 - April 19)  Anticipate harsh words with  local groups, officials or committees. It's time for showdown with stick-in-the mud  bureaucrats. You'll disagree  with old friend over handling of  child's recent behaviour. Sign  all contracts, agreements,  partnership proposals before  next weekend. Employment  scene or doctor's waiting room  presents romantic opportunity  Friday afternoon.  TAURUS (April 20- May 20)  You'll have much to say  regarding your position, career, rate of advancement or  local reputation. It's the wrong  time to burst into superior's  office with complaints and  demands. Realize the boss can  be tougher and meaner than  you. Don't allow jobsite tension to spill over into the home.  Start diet, quit smoking,  launch exercise program before  next weekend. New companion  arrives from a distance on  Friday.  GEMINI (May 21-June 21)  You're ready to voice your  strongest religious, philosophical or educational viewpoints. Danger now is forcing  your opinions on polite listeners who couldn't care less.  Avoid arguments with teachers, experts, librarians or  church officials. Expect angry,  long-distance phone call or  letter. Enjoy last visit to  favourite social haunt before  next weekend. Home is best  place to be Friday night.  CANCER (June 22 ��� July 22)  Disagreements or upsets are  now linked to other people's  money or possessions. Prepare  to argue over partner's use of  joint account or shared resources. Stay clear of insurance  agents, mortgage brokers,  bank managers or loan sharks.  Have all domestic, rental or  property agreements completed by next weekend. Local trip  brings opportunity for lasting  companionship Friday afternoon.  LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22)  The Moon in your sign  opposing Mercury and Mars  finds you restless and spoiling  for a fight. Looks like you've  had enough of partner's sarcasm and brutal remarks. Leos  born Aug. 10-15 will be forced  to deal with enemies or competitors. Check that urgent, local  correspondence is in the mail  by weekend. Co-worker offers  token of appreciation Friday  afternoon.  VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept 22)  Where you work is scene of  squabbles and careless accidents. Prepare to listen to coworkers' long list of grievances.  Protect arms, hands, fingers if  handling sharp instruments or  hot equipment. Moon in your  sign Friday recommends night-  on-the-town or resumed romantic pursuit. Have personal  finances re-organized by weekend.  LIBRA (Sept. 23 ��� Oel. 23)  Your social life is subject to  arguments and petty annoyance!. Don't get involved in  bar-room brawl. Locate quick  exit signs at disreputable place  of entertainment. Chances are  new romantic partner will be all  talk, no action. Child in your  life is more tiresome than usual.  Start important personal project before next weekend.  Spend Friday evening with  older person; just the two of  you.  SCORPIO (Oct 24-Nov.22)  Expect arguments, fighting  and tension where you live.  Household members now need  to voice all complaints. Looks  like family discussion is long  overdue. Don't give in to the  loudest mouth. Visit lonely or  hospitalized person before next  weekend. Mere acquaintance  becomes intimate friend Friday  evening.  SAGITTARIUS  (Nov. 23 -  Dec. 21)  Short-distance communications now require extra care  and patience. Don't get upset  over angry phone call, threatening note or letter. Put aside  important local correspondence till next week. Refuse to  argue with brother, sister or  neighbour. Take no risks on the  highway. Discuss long-range  plan with acquaintance before  next weekend. Say yes to boss's  social invitation Friday.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.  19)  Prepare for heated discussion concerning your personal  possessions or finances. Avoid  hasty cash transactions with  bank tellers, store clcerks, gas-  station attendants. Postpone  purchase of any machinery,  tools or sharp objects. Arrange  private talk with superior  before next weekend. Venus,  still in your sign, attracts well-  meaning stranger, gifts and  money from far away.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb.  18)  Mercury and Mars together  in your sign find you loud, rude  and outspoken. Advice is keep  smart alec comments to yourself, especially those born Feb.  5 - 10. Drive carefully and  protect head, hands, chest all  week. Complete all longdistance affairs before next  weekend. Loved one's financial  gamble pays off on Friday.  PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar 20)  Looks like you've become  the target of vicious gossip or  spiteful rumours behind the  scenes. Recent companion or  partner is still bitter and seeks  revenge. Don't wander off  alone in remote place. Remain  in the company of trusted  friend Friday night. Settle all  matters linked to taxes, insurance, alimony or debts before  next weekend.  "Outrageous" at Pender  The first showing of Pacific  Cinematheque's spring tour of  films starts in Madeira Park  this Thursday, January 22,  with the film "Outrageous".  Previously described in these  pages, it is "original, alive,  ribaldry funny, but also very  sensitive". It will be shown in  the Madeira Park Elementary  Gym at 7:30 p.m.  4f  proudly presents  Jfl FOSTER  j|n��S2^        Wed.-Sat.  ^SSv Jan-21st ���24th  I ' #y   V^~~~* 8 pm - midnight  "Stem n Ida Smi/ind/ amine lit hdui"  886-9815 Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  ���wmi     'STa-a-     .in-^ f the  shelf  by John Moore  This week, more about  books on tape. Last week 1 was  on about books becoming  'commercially available on  i tape. The only disadvantages to  1 the commercial product are the  abridgements necessary to get  ���novels down to a 2 1/2 hour  ' -reading time and the expense of  pre-recorded cassettes.  The idea of taped books  obviously occurred originally  as a method of making information available to those  whose vision is totally or  partially impaired. Taped  ���books still get their fullest use  ���for exactly this purpose and  there is a library service of  "talking books" available on  the Sunshine Coast under the  auspices of the Sunshine Coast  Community Services Society.  Last week I spoke to Louise  .'Hume, who manages the tape  library for the Society. She told  ' me that, while use of the library  is restricted to people with  handicaps or disabilities, such  disabilities don't necessarily  have to be directly vision-  related. The library exists to  serve those whose ability to  read is impaired, and the  impairment may take the form  of a learning disability or a  physical condition, like a  stroke, which makes holding a  book difficult or impossible.  The  Community  Services  Society undertook to provide  : this service several years ago,  during a period in which the  Canadian  National  Institute  . for the Blind was phasing out  -its taped book service. The  . CNIB   subsequently  reconsidered its decision and all taped  ��� book services in the province  including   the  University  of  B.C.'s Crane  Library, are  I presently   being  coordinated  under the wing of the provincial government's Library  Services.  This mingling of services will  .result in a much wider selection  .of material made available to  ithose whose reading is impaired and this cooperative  lending library system has  obvious advantages over the  commercially available pro-  - duct.  . Taped books through the  Library   Service  are not  a-  ;. bridged. "We even have The  Joy of Sex, verbatim," Louise  Hume told me, "The girl who  reads it sounds like she's been  shot from a cannon, but she got  through it all." The unabridged  [Version  of Shogun  runs  to  'some 48 cassettes, which works  'out to about $336. at the going  ;' rate for commercially available  ; pre-recorded tapes.  ',   The  Community   Services  Society has about ISO titles  available at a given time, with  the tapes rotated gradually to  keep new material coming in  . >nd still give everyone a chance  to listen to them while they're  [here. There are presently 32  [regular subscribers to the  service on the Sunshine Coast  , and tapes are available at the  .Society's   office  on   Cowrie  , Street in Sechelt on Wednesdays from 9 am. until noon.  If you know someone whose  reading is temporarily or  permanently impaired, drop in  at the office and talk to Louise  or phone 885-S881 for more  details. The society does have  three portable cassette players  that can be loaned out for short  periods but they're naturally in  demand.  A portable cassette/ player/  recorder makes an excellent  gift for someone whose reading  is impaired and while you're at  it, check around in the basement and see if you've got an  old one you're not using.  Portable cassette recorders  were a big fad ten years ago  when they first began to be  produced cheaply and many  sound freaks have since updated their equipment to keep  up with the state of the art. If  you've got one of. those old  cassette players gathering dust  somewhere and it's still in  working order (the Society has  no budget for repairs) you  might think about dropping it  off at the Cowrie St. office.  There's somebody out there  who could get hours of pleasure  from it.  Since some of the library's  subscribers have difficulty  getting down to the office, what  the  Society really  needs is  volunteers to deliver taped  books to subscribers. If you  regularly drive up and down  the coast, as many of usdo, you  should give the Society your  number and add the odd short  stop to your schedule.  If you enjoy reading and are  able to read aloud well and at  length, you could also consider  volunteering your services to  one of the organizations that  produces talking books. The  Crane Library at UBC was  always looking for readers  when I was there.  If you're serious about being  a reader, the people to contact  are the Provincial government's Library Services  Branch, 150-4946 Canada  Way, Burnaby, B.C.VSG4H7.  (Phone: 298-0322) A good  speaking voice is essential.  Louise tells me they're beginning to screen their readers  because the voice can make or  break a talking book.  Apparently they prefer male  readers because women tend to  read at a more rapid pace and  their voices often sound shrill  when recorded. I'm going to tell  that to the girl who once told  me, "Men are only good for one  thing, and they're not very  good at that." Up with Mascu-  linism. All for now.  Book Look  by Murrie Redman  A Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Avon  $2.95.  While I was on vacation, the most popular paperback being  passed around was A Woman of Substance. Most of its readers  were satisfied that it told a story and offered good, light  entertainment. I am not fond of romantic novels of the Harlequin  variety simply because of their brainless language, but although  this one hails from the same genre, it is well written. Some of the  descriptions are lovely and, certainly, the love scenes are  deliciously irresistible.  Literally a rags to riches tale, Emma Harte bent on revenge,  claws her way to become queen of the clothing and textile  industry. Born into poverty, she begins as a kitchen maid in the  manor of a wealthy family in the moors area of Britain. Bright and  beautiful, it is not long before Emma is noticed by the son and  heir. Their brief affair ends with pregnant Emma fleeing to nearby  Leeds, vengeance stamped indelibly on her mind.  Like most romances of this kind, credibility is stretched to its  limit. Emma's luck is uncanny. Soon she is on her way to building  her own empire in the retail business. Feminists Will find little to  celebrate as hard-nosed but attractive Emma charms all the males  in her way to submission. At the end her rewards are predictable.  A Woman of Substance in blockbuster size, can only be called  a classy Harlequin style romance. It offers nothing new but makes  for great reading while sitting on a bus or ferry.  Bulgarian Night  at Arts Centre  This Saturday, January 24,  is Bulgaria Night at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre.  The latest addition to the  centre's popular series of ethnic  nights will include a potluck  dinner and a folkdancing  session led by Adrian Belshaw  and Nancy McLeod.  Prospective eaters and dancers should note that because of  increasing attendance at ethnic  nights, admission has been  limited to advance ticket  holders only.  "0 Time in Your Flight"  Meeting Gilbert Egan  by Carl Chriimas  I have just had the pleasure  of meeting Gilbert Egan,  principal character in Hubert  Evans new novel, 'O Time in  Your Flight'. Of course, in  my mind, Gilbert Egan was  Hubert Evans as a boy.  At eight years of age, Gilbert  tells ofa one year slice of life in  a small Ontario town at the  turn of the century. Born of a  practical and understanding  mother, and the son of a  strong-willed two-fisted school  teaching father who waxed his  mustache and carried a walking  stick, Gilbert despised his own  name as being 'sissy'.  When his newly-born brother is named Henry B. after a  pioneer great-grandfather, Gilbert's nose is out of joint.  Henry B. used to be the best  broad-axe man in Huron  County and Gilbert would have  liked to be called "Hank Egan,  that plucky Canadian boy,  tough as a pine knot, who  paddled hs birch bark canoe up  river to live with his Indian  friends in a real wigwam. When  things got tough around home  he would send them down a  whole load of pemmican, roots  and alll"  His frequent boyhood fantasies are pure gems, some of  them hilarious.  In one, he 'phones from way  up North and says, "Is that you,  Henry B? Well, this is your first  born brother Gilbert. I have an  Indian name now, but you can  call me Gilbert for old times  sake." "My certes, Henry B.,  how your voice has changed.  You used to squawk and your  eating habits made me sick.  When our mother fed you at  one or the other of her bumps -  all that guzzling and lip  smacking..."  During an Easter break to  Ottawa with Poppa, he managed to visit Parliaments and  shake the right hand of friendship with Prime Minister, Sir  Wilfred Laurier. In his imaginary interview with the press,  he reminds them that his greatgrandfather was a personal  acquaintance of Alexander  Graham Bell."  He also has an imaginary  conversation with a large group  of lawmakers in parliament,  which goes as follows:  "If it's alright with the bunch  of you..." Go right ahead, Mr.  Eganl  "First off, how about a law to  stop people wanting to put tin  ears on people or calling them  blatterskitesr Fine!  "How about this one? On  account of this is a free country,  people should not have to toe-  out unless they feel like it!"  (This in reference to his Indian  friends who walked pidgeon-  toed).  "And oh yes! It is alright for  ordinary yankees to come up  for the summer but the blow-  hard ones should not be  allowed to set foot across the  border!"  These are but a few of the  quotes from many delightful  pages of dreams, real life  situations of an eight year old  boy and his friends, especially  that "no good, stuck-up Ruby  Greer!" As far as she's concerned, she can "go pull the chain!"  Maybe none of us dug an  escape hole in our school desk  with a short piece of wire; had a  cornet playing seat partner in  school who died of 'inflamation  of the stomach; or had as the  strongest expletive of all 'by a  long chalk; pull the chain on  them!"  But I had my dreams and  some of them were lulu's.  Hubert Evans has reminded me  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  Bring your dancing shoes, a  Bulgarian dish to share and  join the fun. And don't forget  your plates and cutlery. Advance tickets are $2 each at the  Art Centre. Dinner begins at  7:30.  . For more information, call  Judy Gates, 885-5721.  Gibsons Public  library  Tuesday 2-4p.m.  Wednesday 2-4p.m.  Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm,  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130  *mee  20% OFF  EUERVTHINB IN THE STORE  (Except DOCHBt BOOKS)  and  UP TO 50% OFF  SELECTED BOOKS ft CALENDARS  Jan. 12 to 24  Cowrie St.       Sechelt       885 1517  The  RDP Bookstore  preaenta   a  REAL  SALE  Starts Sunday Jan. 18  Ends Thursday Jan. 29  $fc  jjk      Books, Games  & Stationery Items  This includes POCKET BOOKS  A fret bookmark with every purchase  (Note: This sale does not include the following items: II  Postcards, Road Maps, or the book The West Howe \  Sound  Story.  'The Sunshine Coast Historical  Calendar will be sold at regular price of $3.95.  RDP Bookstore  of many of them - had I but the  talent that he has to shape them  into words.  Most enjoyable reading for  either sex and all ages.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop oil your CoasI New  Classified a I Campbell  Family    Shoes.    Sechelt,   (  Coast News, Janaury 20,1981  ,    *  If you live in the Gibsons area  and would like information  about having a  PLANT  PARTY  in your home,  please call Denise at   I 886-2818  (12 -4 pm)  There are still some bookings available for  . January and February.  M/mA  Our  Sheets have arrived  20% ��� 25% Off  Towels on Sale  -   MARTEX  10% OH  Bath Accessories  including Shower  Curtains by  ���   Specially Priced  WIDE SELECTIONS ��� JANUARY SAVINGS  Its the   Bean  ol Sechelt  Cowrie Street    SSS-SMS  CNut ta CaaeaaaU'a Sanaa)  RED KIDNEY BEANS    M�� 2/89*  TOMATOES i4.z 59*  Stewed, Crushed, or Whole  Carnation ��� Flaked  WHITE TUNA M��� '1.49  PINEAPPLE JUICE 4.0,99*  Libby's - Fancy .��.%,��  TOMATO JUICE ��. 89*  Puritan ���%���%*  BEEFor IRISH STEW is.,. 99*  Hunt's .  TOMATO SAUCE m* 55*  HUn,S A    /MA*  TOMATO PASTE UK 2/69*  VEGETABLE OIL .*. $1.89  I.G.A. - All Purpose t _ __  FLOUR iokg'5.79  Christies 1       _  COOKIES 4S0.m   '1.65  Chips Ahoy or Oreo  '2.29  49*  GARBAGE BAGS 20i  DOG FOOD ��,  Pamper .       _ _  CAT FOOD w, 3/'1.00  I.G.A. - Blue t      __  POWDERED DETERGENTeutr. $2.89  Ivory t      __  LIQUID DETERGENT    m,��� $2.39  B.t.Gr'olii"        ^^^^^^^^^^^^  WHOLE FRYING CHICKEN  Fresh or Frozen, Utility  Previously Frozen  PORK SPARERIBS sm.il side ib  .'1.09  '1.59  Canada Grade A  BONELESS BLADE ROAST,  Boneless  CROSS RIB ROAST i��.  Burns Pride of Canada  SLICED SIDE BACON  '2.39  '2.79  $1 qq  500 i m pkt      X. *7 <7  Carnation  TATERGEMS 2.bs  York  FROZEN PIES  Beef, Chicken or Turkey  Highliner  FILLET  In Cheese or Mushroom Sauce  '1.09  65*  8oz.  . 14 oz.  '2.29  BANANAS 3,bs'1.00  California  LETTUCE ..49*  Canada #1  FIELD CUKES ��� 39*  ���>��SBiiH��*>^���_>ai.i.aaaaa��aaaaaaiiiaaiiiaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaiaaaaaaaaaai  Come to <Ma(km"���- <M QwiA  .^-^^^ga^^���������^^^�������������� HI ,|  PENDER HARBOUR  POOL 8CHEDULE  For spf clal clasits and othtr  Information, ttltphona 883-2612  Early Bird Swim M, W, F, 7:30 - 9 am.  Adult Noon Swim        t & Th., 12:30 ��� 130 pm.  Public Noon Swim       m 4 f. 1230-1:30pm.  Public Ewnlrtg Swim   M, T, W, 6:30 - 8:30 pm.  Th 6 30 ��� 8:00 pm  fWrsHy Swim Su- 2 ���  Adult EvMmfl Swim      M T. W, 8 30 -10 pm  Th 9 - to pm  Tstn Only Swim Su 7:30 pm - 9 30 pm  Lsdtti Swim T & Th., 1:30 ��� ? 3" pm  PsrsntSTol MSF13Q-23Q  Public Wttttsnd Swim   S ,2-4 pm.. S, 8 - 10 pm Coast News, January 20,1981  moon Hin  A local veteran passes  by Ruth Forrester 885-2418  Local Vetersn Pisses:  James Alfred Anderson ol  Halfmoon Bay would have  reached his 100th Birthday on  May 9th of thi�� year. His many  friends in the area were saddened to learn of his death on  January i I th. Mr. Anderson  was born in London, England  where he apprenticed as an  electrical engineer, fought in  the Boer War and came to  Canada in 1903. He worked in  a machine shop in Toronto for  a spell and then came to the  West Coast in 1910. Fora spell  he lived in Invermere in the  Kootenays where he dabbled in  prospecting and where he did a  lot of game hunting.  His wife, Maud's family  owned land at Boston Bar and  in 1938 the Andersons settled  there and played a big part in  the initial development there.  In 1969 they retired to Half-  moon Bay and in 1970 Maud  passed away. James lived alone  in Halfmoon Bay and made  many friends because he had  always a friendly greeting for  all. He was a keen gardener and  there were always flowrrs in  bloom for his birthday celebration in the month of May.  His flowers will bloom again  this May, and they will continue to do so for many years in  his memory.  On the Sick List  Good news this week for  some of our frie'ids who have  been under the weather for  quite a spell. It was great to see  Blanche McCready out having  a walk after her recent surgery.  She looks very well and  appears to be making great  progress. Keep it up Blanchel  Blackie Petit is also coming  along quite nicely and it was  good to see him out walking  too. Jack Halford is still a  patient in hospital in Vancouver and it will indeed be  good news when we see him  back home again on Redrooffs.  Talking of Redrooffs���a  word of praise for the good job  being done to clear out the runoff gutters along the road.  Things were pretty bad there  for a while with all the new  upper roads being built with no  place for the run-off, causing  water to drain off all along the  highway.  The Shannons' Travels:  Managed to get some parts  of the recent three months  trip that Mary and Vince  Shannon took in their brand  new Frontier camper. As  Mary says - they "Roughed it  very smoothly"!  In all, they drove well over  fourteen thousand miles,  going right across the country  as far as St. Johns, Newfoundland.  They loved Nova Scotia,  found the people delightful,  and the Cabot Trail an exciting  and scenic adventure. They  did feel however, that September is just a bit too late in  the season for a holiday in the  Maritimes as most camp  grounds and tourist attractions close down for the  season on Labour Day.  Heading south they found a  feast of colour in New York  State in the fall. On to Florida  where they visited the Busch  Gardens and Disney World,  then a delightful drive along  Daytona Beach. Always interested in historic sites Vince  and Mary couldn't resist a  jfoofcg  8S4VX936  trip to the city which claims to  be the oldest city in the US -  St. Augustine. An old fortress and stone wall still bear  witness to the long struggle  for control of the seaport by  the French and Spanish. St.  Augustine boasts the oldest  schoolhouse in North America. It is made of wood and is  anchored by huge boom  chains to prevent its collapse  when hurricanes hit.  The only place where snow  was encountered was while  travelling from Texas to the  Gulf of Mexico. By way of  contrast they did some shopping in the French Quarter of  New Orleans and enjoyed a  day trip on the paddle steamer  "Cotton Blossom" along the  Mississippi and through the  bayous. The return trip home  was by way of San Francisco  with many stops to admire the  splendid beaches and to be  lulled to sleep by the Pacific  rollers thundering on the  beaches. As is the case with  most people the Shannons  were happy to be home  again to the Sunshine Coast  and can still claim that there  is nowhere else that they  would rather live. And we.who  are lucky enough to know  Vince and Mary are equally  glad that they live here.  Dance at Welcome Beach  Don't forget the Recreation  Society's dance at the hall on  e#f.  Keratin  Skin Care  &  Hair Grooming  Products  Gibson*  Saturday of January 31. Just  too bad that it happens to be on  the same night as the Robbie  Burns Night sponsored by the  Legion Pipe Band. Redrooffs  will be well represented at this  one as John Hamilton, Ronnie  Dunn and Yours Truly will all  be contributing to the program.  That's because we all talk  funny!  The Women's Programme  By now you have probably  received your program of  events of the Continuing  Education Dept. in which there  is a whole section on activities  for women. If you study this  you will be sure to find  something there which will  meet your needs as the program  is excellent. There are many  women in this area who are  finding great difficulty in  gaining employment because of  lack of training. There are some  splendid courses offered as well  as just plain companionship  and fun with members of our  own sex.  The first of these will start on  January 22 and is in the form of  of a "Careers Alternatives  Course" where you will meet  with other women who are also  exploring options. Locally, in  the Halfmoon Bay area the  Body Newness class under the  leadership of Verity Purdy will  be starting up again on Monday January 26 at 10 am. Come  early to be sure of a place in the  class.  "A Gallery of Kitchen Gadgets & Accessories  qCITCHEN  GBRMVflL  Vegetable Steamer  Adjustable Steamer lor pots  SV4" to 9%" diameter. Makes  food tender, tastier, more  nutritious. Fine non-rust stainless steel. Convenient lift out  handle.  Things looked hopeful for Bill Stacej and Jerry Boezewinkel when they opened for business last  year, but circumstances have caused Penco Manufacturing to close down this week.  hgmont New  Shellfish still closed  by Jon van Arsdell  Egmont is the proud recipients of two new grandparents  this week. Dot and Stan Silvey  of Egmont Post Office fame are  pleased as punch at their  daughter Leah's effort. Leah  and Alan O'Neill are the proud  parents of seven-pound seven-  ounce baby girl named Lisa  Dorene.  Lisa saw her first light at  10:21 am., January IS, and  welcomes anyone to work out  her Capricorn chart. The other  grandparent is Alan's father,  David O'Neil, who is alive and  well in Ireland.  The prodigal sons return  And on it goes. Apparently  our clams and oysters are still  closed. Most people up our way  have forgotten what they taste  like. Actually I've talked to a  small handful of people who  have gambled with the fate of  red tide and won, but I  wouldn't advise monkeying  around with paralytic shell-fish  poisoning.  The water has cleared up and  the word is out. For the first  time in months the town is  plugged with scuba divers.  Egmont is known as a diver's  haven since Betty Pratt Johnson's write-up in her book 141  Divers in B.C. and National  Geographies resume of this  area in their April 1980 issue.  The water has been murky for  most of the winter and now has  finally cleared up and how all  these out of town divers find  this out all at once I'll never  know.  The phones have been on the  blink again. We have never had  good service up this way and  the last couple of weeks have  sparked another barrage of  complaints against BC Tel.  Everyone in town is on a party  line and apparently there isn't  room for any new phones. It  makes you wonder what will  happen when we get any more  development up this way.  /D\ SUNSHINE  Xjy KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  866-9411 GibsonsJ  by Robl Peters  When my three teenage  sons decided to cut the apron  strings and leave the nest I  was smitten with depression.  It was so quiet and lonely  around the place, but I got  used to it. In fact I found I  had time to explore my own  interests - listen to my music -  watch my TV shows, have  people get through to me on  the 'phone, get to the bathroom first and find enough  hot water for a shower, milk to  have a cup of tea in the  morning.  Do I sound like I complained? Well, I didn't know  what I was missing until they  left. The food bill dropped  75%. Utilities, like long  distance 'phone calls and  electric bills, dropped considerably. The fridge stopped  opening (just to have a look)  that alone must have cost  $3.00 per night. The continuous roaring in and out of  cars at strange times during  the evening and the phone  calls, usually after 12 a.m.,  from their friends or enemies  to check on their whereabouts.  When I finally got over the  fact they were out and on their  own,'I patted myself on the  back and thought I had  adapted quite well. My  husband and I have nothing to  argue about and are now  talking to each other, may  even think about a second  honeymoon. Life has a new  perspective.  Now they want to. come  back! My God! It's back to the  fridge door opening every two  seconds, a fitness room set up  in my guest room; weights  being dropped and I think a  bomb has exploded; rope  skipping while I'm trying to  watch J.R. finally get his  brother Bobby; lights always  left on; no one remembers  to put wood on the fire, or put  the cat out. They talk you into  having  a  New Year's Eve  party (just a few special  friends, Mom). When you  return later in the evening,  you find every kid in the  Harbour there.  But when they talk to you  about their hopes and ideas  for the future, it's funny how  small these irritations become. You're proud to be a  part of their .lives and glad  they are back home. Here's  to youth, enthusiasm and  1981.  Groups exchange ideas  A chance to meet new  people. A chance to share  some common interests. A  chance to exchange ideas. A  chance to discover what  people are doing for our  communities. Areas of concern include energy, community health, international  human rights, education, community recreation, wildlife  conservation, art and cultural  interests, issues related to  domestic animals, historical  concerns, special interest concerns for children at home and  in the Third World, teens,  seniors and others.  Don't miss this special  opportunity to meet and talk  with groups representative  of such a wide spectrum of  concerns affecting our community. Each group operates  partially or solely on voluntary  participation and greatly contribute to the quality of life on  the Peninsula and in some  instances even in other coun  tries. Browse through a multitude of interesting and informative displays.  Set aside an hour between  2:00 and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday  afternoon, January 25th to  come to the Community Information Exchange for voluntary action in the Music  Room at Chatelech Junior  Secondary School in Sechelt.  For further information,  contact Joan Cowderoy at  Sunshine Coast Community  Services Society Volunteer  Bureau 885-5881.  Pender Harbour  Credit Union  Announces that It will  Be Open  6 Days Per Week  Monday through Saturday  10 am to 4 pm  Commencing February X, 1981  +f    x*. Pender Harbour  Credit Union  Madeira Park, B.C.  883-2236  883-9112  PLANT "N" GARDEN  CENTRE  Public Notice  The Sunshine Coast S.P.C.A. will be holding a public  information meeting Jan. 22/81 at Elphinstone  Secondary School, Room 109 at 8:00 pm.  Topics on agenda are:  New shelter facilities //\,  Future shelter plans jrjfi  Animals spaying program      <^����  Adoption program  Everyone welcome to attend this meeting to hear or  voice your opinion about what your local S.P.C.A. is  doing for you.  Volunteer shelter help Is needed  If you are interested in giving two or more hours a week  please phone Donna, 886-7839.  A reminder to all S.P.C.A. members that dues for 1981  are now over-due. Please renew now. Send your $5.0X7  memberships to Box 405, Gibsons.  PEAT MOSS $7.99  4 cu. ft.  NYLON LAWN CHAIRS $21.95  Reg. $25.99 Now  CEDAR LAWN CHAIRS $17.50  Reg. $19.95 Now  Styrofoam Pots  flay Pots, Cedar Pots\  Ceramic & Plastic  Wicker  FRANCIS PENINSULA PLACE  Hwy. 101 & Francis Peninsula Rd.  883-2297  COMMUNITY  INFORMATION EXCHANGE  Come 8. find out what  Volunteer Groups  are doing to enhance the quality  of life in our communities  Sunday, Jan. 25th  S* 5pm  Chatelech Music Room  For information call 885-5881  73^  Notice Board  c Service ���  3WS     AUA.7A17  Sponsored as a Public Service  886-2622     by the Coast News   886-7817  NOTE: Early announcements will bt run one*, than mult bt  rt-iubmltttd to run again, no mort than ont month prior to  tht tvtnt.  Coming Events  Community Inlormallon Eiehange Find out what volunteer groups are  doing to enhance the quality ol life In our communities. Sunday,  January 25, 2 -*5 pm, Chatelech Music Room, Sechelt.  Golf Club Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers. Wed.,  January 28.7:30 pm Annual auditor's report can be picked up from the  manager at the Golf Club in advance.  Hear Father Jacoba Hurst, speak about "Israel" at Glad Tidings  Tabernacle, Gibsons, Sunday January 25,11 am & 6 pm. Phone 888*  2660.  Tetrahedron Ml Club is holding a Pot Luck Supper on Friday January  23 at 7 pm. at the Rletze's house. If planning to attend, please phone  Cathy Rletze at 885-3923.  Installation of Bethel 28 officers of Jobs Daughters, Honour Queen  Elect Debbie Robinson. January 25, 2 pm., Masonic Hall Roberts  Creek.  Air Rescue Spotters Programme People are needed to be the "Eyes"  during a search. Jan. "24th, 1 - 5 pm., Clubhouse at Airfield, Field Rd.  Everyone welcome. No flying experience necessary. For Info, call  Vera McAllister 883-9288  Jack ft JIU Parent Participation Pre-School now taking enrollments for  81 -82 school year tor children who will be3or4during 1981.Parent  participation required. Phone Susan Paul at 886-9420 between 9am &  9 pm. H5  Sechelt Garden Club First Meeting February 4th.  Pender Harbour Community Club. Annual General Meeting, Sunday  January 25, 2 pm. Pender Harbour Community Hall, Madeira Park.  Everyone welcome.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum The Elphinstone Pioneer Museum In  Gibsons will be closed until further notice.  Gibsons Legion Robert Burns Night, Saturday January 24th. Tickets  available from 888-2115, 886-7914 or at Legion, #3  Regular Events  Monday  Robtrta Crack Hospital Auxiliary Second Monday of each month -11  am. St. Aldan's Hall.  Wilson Creek Community Association Meeting 2nd Monday each  month at Wilson Creek Hall, 6 pm.  Tuesday  Women's Aglow Fellowship Meets every third Tuesday of the month at  Harmony Hall, Gibsons. Transportation and babysitting available. 886-  7426.  Duplicate Bridge 7:30 sharp at Sunshine Coast Goll Club, 1st and 3rd  Tuesdaya of each month. For further Information contact Phyllis  Hoops, 885-2575.  Sunshine Coast Arts Council Regular meeting 4th Tuesday ol every  month at 7:30 pm. at the Arts Centre in Sechelt.  Al-Anon Meetings Al-Anon Meetings every Tuesday night. Roberts  Creek. For information call 886-9059 or 686-9041  Sunshine Coast Navy league ol Canada Cadets and Wrenettea. ages  10 to 13 will again meet Tueaday nights, 7 - 9pm., United Church Hall,  Gibsons. New recruits welcomed.  Wednesday  Tops Club Gibsons Tops meets every Wed. evening at 6:45 In the  Armour's Beach Athletic Hell. New members and teen members  welcome. Phone 866-9765 eves.  Sunshine Lapidary 1 Craft Club Meets 1st Wed. every month at 7:30  pm. For information 686-2873 or 886-9204.  Thursday  The Bargain Bam of Ihe Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary la  open on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 until 3:30.  Al-Anon Meeting Every Thursday In Gibsons at 6pm. For Information  call 686-9569 or 886-9037.  Western Weight Controllers Every Thursday at 1 pm. In tht Armours  Beach Athletic Hall, Gibsons and In the Sechelt Elementary School,  Thursdays at 7pm. New members welcome. 685-3795.  Friday  Square Dancing The Country Stars Square Dancers: Glbsons'Unlted  Church every Friday 8 to 11 pm. Beginners Clams: tor more  Information 686-8027 or 666-9540.  Gibsons Tot Lot Every Fri., 9:30- 11:30am. In Gibsons United Church  Hall. Parents with children 0 - 3 yra. are welcome. For further Info, call  Shawn 886-8036.  Thrift Shop Every Friday, 1 - 3pm. Thrift Shop, Gibsons United Church  basement.  Wilson Creek Community Reading Centra Open every Friday from  12 - 4 pm. For enquiries call Helen at 685-2709. Hall rentals call Reg  Robinson, 685-9024  Saturday  The Bargain Barn ol the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary la  open on Saturday afternoons from 1 - 4 pm.  Sunday  Bingo Sechelt Reserve Hall every Sunday. Early birds 7 pm. $100Prize.  Proceeds to assist under privileged families.  tmmt ���MB  Coast News, January 20,1981  New gym awaits approval  by Jeule Norton  The Union Store st the foot of Wharf Street is it wis it the time of Sechelt's incorporation is i  village In 1956. (See story below.)  At the Arts Centre  Focus on Sechelt, 1956  The year 1956 was twenty-  five years age and it wis that  year which marked the .beginning of Sechelt's incorporation as a village; a recognition that it was growing up  and taking on a definition and  a destination.  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre in  Sechelt  is  celebrating Sechelt's 25th Anniversary with an exhibit focusing on the first year - 1956;  . The show opens on January  ; 27 and continues through to  : February 15.  Wh��t wis Sechelt all about  i that year when the world was  j busy moving from the atomic  ��� age into the space age?  Though having been settled  : since the 1890's, sixty-odd  ; years pissed before this  ;��� settlement developed and  ij formed into i community thit  I officially realized its relation-  ��� ship to the rest of the coast as  ; a centre,  and  became  in-  ��� corporated as a village.  Throughout the first part of  lie century Sechelt was  primarily a logging centre and  a resort with beautiful and  well-used beaches, tennis  courts and lodgings.  By the . mid-1950's, the  resort aspect wis phasing out  and the Sechelt we have today  was taking form what with  better access by ferries and  roads, more, people moved to  the coast and utilized, the  village. In a sense, Sechelt  was being re-discovered.  The Arts Centre exhibit  will be displaying photographs  and reminiscences of and by  the people who lived here.  You will see what Sechelt  looked like in 1956, the  formation of a village council,  the Sechelt Indian Band, the  transportation situation, outside influences through, the  media, then and now comparisons snd even a few artifacts.  This show is reflective in  tone and perhaps it is timely  Volunteers needed  for Mothers' March  ;.; The annual Kinsmen Mouthers' March, held in 1981 on  C; January 28 through February  ���> 3, is above all a great volunteer  R effort by individuals in all  ;���; communities throughout Bri-  ;):tish Columbia to help the  .physically disabled of the  ��� province.  :���    It is the main source of funds  : that enable the Kinsmen Re-  !* habituation   Foundation   of  ; B.C. to continue its twenty-  nine year tradition of caring for  > the  physically  handicapped;  >. and, for thousands of volunteers who give a little of their  :���: time each year to call on their  ���: neighbours,  it is a major  ��! expression of support for the  j! KRPs activities.  j!   The participation of volunteers is vital to its success!  '���   You can share in this tradition of caring; and give solid  and   invaluable  support  by  :! becoming a volunteer Marcher  ; | in your own neighbourhood in  :-the  1981  Kinsmen Mothers'  XMirch.  If you want to help, please  contact your local Kinsmen or  Kinette Club; or ring the  Kinsmen Rehabilitation  Foundation in Vancouver at  736-3521 or 736-8841; Victoria  383-1323.  Your call will be more than  welcome, because your help  really is needed more than ever  on this March.  Kinsmen Club of Gibsons &  District, after 5 pm. call  Gibsons area 886-7781, Sechelt  area 885-2412.  I 1  lll/< II All'\  will be  CLOSED FOR  RENOVATIONS  until the tst week  in February  Thank you  The Management  See you then In '81  SUPPORT the KINSMEN  MOTHERS' MARCH  I the Ability Fund In B.C  JAN. 28-FEB.3,1981  ! KINSMEN REHABILITATION FOUNDATION OF B.C.  Call 885-2412 Alter 5 pm  To Volunteer or For Information  for us to take a look at ourselves, where we have been  and where we are going. All  are. invited to come and rediscover a little bit of the  history of our village.  9999RPPM  I  m  m  ��� *]  ��� ��� ��� ��� J  m  I  m  i  As things stand on the new  community hall/gymnasium,  the School Board is waiting  for approval of its budget  for Capital Expense Projects  from the Ministry of Education. The Board give a new  gym for Roberts Creek third  priority on its new CEP list  last month when tenders for  the project came in sd much  higher than the architect's  estimate and moneys available.  If Roberts Creek qualifies  for a full-sized gym under the  Ministry's new guidelines, the  Ministry would approve financing only for a basic school  gym with no. finishing of the  mezzanine, kitchen, or proper  acoustics. By cutting out those  things, the cost of the building  is estimated at around  $520,000 rather than $620,000  or more.  The Ministry may only  approve, money to cover the  difference between what has  already been raised for .the  joint use facility and the cost  of the basic gym. It is to be  hoped, however, .that the  School will undertake to fond  the full cost of the gym,  leaving   the   approximately  $200,000 obtained from the Roberts Creek Legion last  Joint Use Fund and the Wednesday night. They are:  Recreational FAcilities Assis- Rov Milliner, president; Ernie  tance grant for the "extras"  desired for community use.  The first Community Association meeting of the year  is tomorrow, Wednesday, at  8 at the Community Hall.  Regional Director Harry Almond will report on the  situation regarding the joint  facility and will answer any  questions.  Another item that might be  discussed is the question of  the Province's swap of Crown  land in the. area for land in  False Creek needed for B.C.  Place and owned by CPR's  Marathon Realty. The main  objection to this arrangement  is that it would cut out the  smaller logging operators.  Word is, local forestry  people have objected and the  proposed swap may be changed to Include more land In  the Egmont/Skookumchuck  area _ rather than Roberts  Creek. Harry will have any  other available information.  Leghnlnai  Zone Commander Les  Brown from Sechelt Installed  the  new  executive  at  the  WWW  Fossett, past president; Gro-  ver Proulx, vice; John Bottom-  ley,, secretary; Tom Des  Lauriers, treasurer; Be,v Swallow, assistant treasurer; Ron  Oram, Sergeant-at-Arms;  Harry Storey, membership  chairman; Toby Toblasson,  maintenance chairman; Ethel  MacKay, vice; Chris Anderson, secretary and Annie  dempster, treasurer.  A social evening afterward  was enjoyed by all and Annie  Dempster got a "28" hand  playing Chinese crib.  In crib on Thursday, Joanne  McNabb. was first, Emma  Hupe second and BiUie got the  booby prize. The crib tournaments are held at the  Legion every Thursday at 8.  There's no scheduled entertainment at the Legion this  weekend, but hopefully there  will be next week.  DaneaJFriday*  Tickets for the Volleyball  Dance at the Hall this Friday  are .available at Seaview  Market. They're $5 each and a  Mexican dinner is available  from 7 'til 9for $3.50. Music is  by'TbeLuckys".  Achieuement centra  Applications are being taken for any disabled  person above school age Interested in  attending the Sunshine Achievement Centre.  DEVELOP SKILLS  FOR FUTURE  JOB PLACEMENT  For further information phone Mrs. Lois  Jackson 886-9325 between 9:00 am and 2:30  pm. Business Hours.  W  'HI January 31st  miss  eUWtf  885-5323  Sechelt's  The Dock   Cowrie St  "ARSENIC & OLD LACE"  at the  1  Gym at Chatelech, Sechelt  Friday, Jan. 23rd ��� 8:00 pm  Saturday, Jan. 24th - 2:00 pm  Matinee  Saturday, Jan. 24th - 8:00 pm  (Doors open 7:30 pm evening, 1:30 pm for Matinee)  Adults: S.��* Seniors & 14 and Under: *3.M  BOOK EARLY - SEATS LIMITED  For Reservations call 883-9083 or 885-5027  Gibsi >ns'  Coast News  NDP Bookstore  Gibsons Western Drugs  Madeira Park'  Madeira Park Pharmacy  Upstairs Downstairs  The Press Shoppe  The Bookstore /  Books & Stuff v$  R.C's Newest, Biuqest Dranu  Your Society  the Sunshine (\>u  mmmmmmmmm  wiW!:::!:^!:!^ 8 Coast News, January 20, 1981 ,  Fleming on education  Mathematics or magic?  by Frances Fleming  When the "New Math" was  introduced into the schools  many parents were shocked far  more than their offspring.  Long division was no longer  long division as they had been  taught; they could get the  answers, but nol the way the  teacher wanted the answer to  be arrived at. Children talked  about base 6, instead of base  10; they dealt in "sets". And  what annoyed the parents, the  old emphasis on rapid calculation and accuracy seemed to be  a lost art.  Then metrication hit the  school system, and parents who  could deal very competently  with inches, feet, yards, miles,  fathoms, ounces, pounds and  tons found that their offspring  were into grams, litres, kilometers, and once again, they  became frustrated in trying to  communicate distance, quantities, weights and measures to  their little ones.  We know that we are now in  the age of the computer and the  pocket calculator, provided the  batteries are not dead, is 100%  accurate. The only unfortunate  aspect to all this so-called  progress is that little kids are  still being marked and graded  according to their teacher's  whims and the vagaries of the  mathematics textbook writers,  .vhen perhaps it should all be  considered a game.  The history of mathematics  is a fascinating study and is  never studied in school. Why  not? It would interest the  children and their parents, and  give everyone a fresh approach  to this baffling subject.  The Alexandrean scholars,  three hundred years before  Christ, used water clocks and  sun dials to limit lawyers'  speeches, they had pumps,  pulleys, wedges, tackles, gears  and mileage measuring devices.  Heron (100 B.C.) invented a  machine whereby a S drachma  coin, dropped into a slot,  released an ounce of holy  water. These ancients had  doors which opened with a  coin, a water driven organ, a  compressed air gun, and a hose  for spraying liquid fire. They  had water fountains, figures  moved by water pressure, and  used steam to drive floats in  annual religious parades. In  temples, by use of steam, gods  raised hands, shed tears, poured out libations. Archimedes,  Al Wagner  Al Wagner  Invites you  to join  Brothers  A service of friendship freely given by  men, to boys without  fathers.  For Information  886-2615  885-5664     .  with a mirror, set fire to the  Roman ships beseiging Syracuse, according to legend.  The ancient math was practical, and measured everything.  It enabled men to travel, to  build tunnels, to build pyramids. They formulated the  hydrostatic principle and the  relationship of spheres and  cylinders. Philolaus writes:  "Were it not for number and its  nature, nothing that exists  would be clear to anybody,  either in itself or in its relation  to other things.... You can  observe the power of number  exercising itself not only in the  affairs of demons and gods but  in all the acts and thoughts of  men in all handicrafts and  music."  Some ancient scholars regarded the odd numbers as  good, and masculine; the even  numbers bad, and feminine!  The Pythagoreans believed 1 to  represent reason; reason could  produce only a consistent  whole. 2 was opinion; 4 represented justice (the product of  equals, 2 x 2)���and don't we  still talk about a square  shooter? The number S represented marriage; 7, health; 8,  love and friendship. The number 6 was a perfect number,  being the sum of its divisors, 1,  2 and 3. The number 10 was the  ideal number, being the sum of  consecutive integers: 1,2,3,4.  Two numbers were considered  amicable if each was the sum of  the divisors of the other. 220  and 284 were friendly numbers  for this reason. Numbers which  were considered suitable were  written on pellets and swallowed as aphrodisiacs.  Euclidean geometry dealt  with a closed and finite world.  It used limited instruments;  limited axioms; preferred the  circle to the straight line. Euclid  and his colleagues did not  attempt to deal with infinity.  They shrank before "the silences of infinite space". Aristotle  saw the infinite as unfinished,  imperfect and therefore unthinkable, they preferred not  to investigate the properties of  moving figures. They strove for  eternal static values. Human  reason was a Greek contribution, mathematically based.  Sophicles wrote: "Nothing  vast enters into the life of  mortals without a curse."  Modern mathematics has o-  pened the doors to infinity.  Most of us say it is beyond our  comprehension, and leave it  there. Some of us would say,  "Math is Greek to us. All we  understand is finite, limited  and concrete." And there is  nothing we can do. Pity the  children who are trying to find  their way in this fascinating but  terribly mixed-up area of study  in the year 19811 And spare a  kind thought for many of their  teachers, who are probably as  baffled as the rest of us.  way:  Fleming accurate? No  The following is a response to the recent article by Frances Fleming titled "Teachers  Professional?���No Way." My concern about the article is due to the fact two subjects have been  treated simultaneously: the issue of whether or not Teaching is a profession; and the limitations of  our system of education as it presently exists.  The juxtaposition of these two themes has the effect of implying that the latter subject can be  attributed to the former���something I can just not accept. My reply is an attempt to set the record  straight.  Yours truly, T.A. Rothney  by Thomas A. Rothney  Whoa! Hold the phone Mrs.  Fleming! I share your disappointment that the system of  education in this province (or  anywhere else for that matter)  is not ideal. I even agree that we  have yet to achieve completely  the goal of ensuring that guided  development of every child as  an individual with his own  learning pattern and his own  potential occurs. But to imply  that the reason that "all that  could be but is not" is because  teaching is not a profession, is  blatant, unsophisticated, narrow-minded provocation of the  lowest order. At best, your  article is a distorted misrepresentation of facta. At worst, it  is an inaccurate, unwarranted  and unforgivable attack on  teachers.  You are correct in stating  that teaching is not a full  profession: but your reasons  are wrong. Teaching is not  technically a full profession  because it fails to meet completely some of the recognized  and accepted sociological criteria for professions. It is  generally agreed that the  following seven conditions  must be met in order for an  occupation to qualify for  professional status:  1) Professions must provide an  essential service to society in an  atmosphere of high public  confidence. The service we  teachers provide is essential,  Mrs. Fleming, but articles like  yours aren't helping us to  maintain high public confidence.  2) Professionals have a recognized expertise not shared  by the general population���a  body of knowledge and a  repertoire of techniques, and  decisions are made in the  interests of clients in accordance with established principles and theory. In the "old  days" some teachers may have  been able to "wing it," but not  anymore. Teaching today is  guided by established and  validated principles of learning  and is becoming a more  scientific art all the time. We  know what we are doing and  why we are doing it, Mrs.  Fleming.  3) Professions are organized  into associations which are  entrusted with the responsibility for controlling the pro  fessions. This is one condition  we don't meet yet, Mrs. Fleming. We have the association���  but the universities and government extensively regulate our  activities, as you know.  4) Professionals undergo  lengthy programs of preparation in professional schools and  colleges. It used to be that  individuals could become teachers with little or no professional training. That is no  longer the case. A minimum of  four years of preparation are  required and it will only be a  matter of a few years before a  Master's degree (and eventually a Doctorate) is considered to be essential.  5) Professionals are given  permission to practice by their  clients but they are accountable  to the organized profession.  Teachers don't quite qualify on  this count: we do have a code of  ethics; but students don't  usually have the opportunity to  choose their teachers.  6) Professionals are free from  direct on-the-job supervision  and direct public evaluation of  individuals. Teachers are su-  ervised on-the-job; but evaluations are conducted by other  teachers.  7) Professionals are characterized by a strong service  motivation and a lifetime  commitment to competence. I  defy you or anyone else, Mrs.  Fleming, to identify other  occupational group (with the  exception of the clergy) which  devotes so much time to the  service of others for such  minimal financial return.  Yes, Mrs. Fleming, you are  right; teaching is not technically a profession. But you  are way off track in suggesting  that this is the direct cause of all  the shortcomings in our educational system. The idea is  preposterous and it doesn't  deserve the dignity of discussion. I feel compelled,  however, to respond to a few  specific innuendoes and/or  criticisms contained in your  recent article:  a) We have specialists in  education too, Mrs. Fleming.  From the primary teacher with  expertise in teaching reading to  the secondary music person,  schools are staffed with teachers with highly specialized  skills. We rely on advice and  assistance from outside experts  as well���particularly for stu-  $ &9R dndath&on*  CARPET, TILE ft SHEET VINYL  BOX 1092 SECHELT, B.C. VON  We sell & install carpel, lino & hardwood.  17 YEARS EXPERIENCE  3AO  Phone  for appointment  Scott Brooks  885-3681  dents with serious learning  problems. Yes, Mrs. Fleming,  the more difficult the task, the  more expertise is brought into  play.  b) No teacher takes satisfaction  in "almost" teaching a student  to do something, Mrs. Fleming. We too are innovators who  strive to obtain results. Lack of  success is as disappointing to us  as it is to lawyers and doctors.  c) To say that a student "who is  'held back' in grade one is a  loser and will never recover  from that traumatizing experience" is an insult both to  educators and to the millions of  students (past, present and  future) who have not been  ready for the next level of  learning at the end ofa specific  term. In order to be successful  students must possess the  prerequisite cognitive and  affective entry characteristics  for each new learning. To  confront students with challenges for which they are not  yet prepared is educational  homicide.  d) To say that our schools are  not structured to take full  advantage of available expertise in order to best serve the  needs of individuals is probably  true. But that is not the fault of  teachers as you imply. Show  me a doctor or lawyer or  anyone else who is expected to  diagnose the needs, plan activities to meet these needs and  then implement these plans for  25 or more clients at a time. The  ideal teaching/learning situation is a one-to-one tutor/tutee  arrangement. When education  is accorded to public support  necessary to provide for this  guidance on an ongoing basis  we will have achieved our  Utopian dream. In the meantime, Mrs. Fleming, we arc  doing the best we can with what  we've got.  You may hang up the phone  now.  Sale  Continues!  The show goes on but the beard comes off! Director Dana Still of  this week's production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" hams it up with  the scissors to make his point that New York policemen circa 1940  did not wear beards. Actor Paul Smith grins and bares it.  New Arrivals  Spring Coordinates  Helen's Fashion Shop/h  lower f.ibsons 8ti6-9941  tOTMGORSfLUNG.THE   COAIf lift CUtWnWQRKflRtW  Richard Tomkies ptioto  Courses starting  at Cap College  The 1981 credit free courses  and workshops are starting this  week at the Sechelt Learning  Centre. Detailed information  on offerings is contained in the  new Capilano College brochure, available at local malls  or the Learning Centre on Inlet  Avenue.  Courses offered this week  are:  Wednesday, January 21st  History of Ceramics for potters  and ceramics students, with  demonstrations of technical  developments. Clay is available  at the class. At the Gibsons  Craft Studio, 9:30 am. 10  sessions for $55.  Thursday, January 22nd  Conversational   Spanish  for  Beginners II at the Learning  Centre, 7 pm. 10 sessions for  S40.  Saturday and Sunday, January 24-2Sth Italic Handwriting and Calligraphy, letter  forms, page design and layout.  Students should bring paper.  At the Learning Centre, 9 am.  $25.  These are but some of the  credit free day and evening  courses available on the Peninsula through Capilano College.  Watch your local newspaper  for further information on  more offerings. Registration  and information can be obtained at 885-9310. 12:30 to 7  pm., Monday to Friday.  [MOtech  OFFICE    ELECTRONICS  * Photocopiers ��� Typewriters  * Cash Registers ��� Calculators  * Office Supplies  Furniture   &   Stationery  Wharf Rd. Sechelt 885 3735  ELECTROHOME  14" COLOUR T.V.  9*  -*��  vV  $449  SUNSHINE COAST TV.  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CALLIGRAPHY  Saturday, Sunday, 9:00 am. to 4:00 pm. ...... .  January 24 & 25 Fee $25.  Sechelt Learning Centre  THRS700U - INTRODUCTION TO ACTING  v  Wednesday, Time TBA,  Starting January 28,15 Sessions  Fee $115, Chatelech Jr. Sec, Room 112    '  LEGS60011 ��� BUYING AND SELLING  YOUR OWN HOME  - Saturday, 10:00 am. to 4:30 pm.  January 31 only. Fee $35.Sechelt Learning Centre  SSCS50021 - THE ROLE OF THE FEMALE  IN REPRESENTATIVE ANIMAL SPECIES  Monday, 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Starting February 2,6 Sessions  Fee $35. Sechelt Learning Centre  EADS804S1 - DRAFTING FOR REDESIGNING  YOUR OWN HOME  Saturday, Sunday 10:00 am. to 4:00 pm.  February 14 & 15,2 Sessions  Fee $30, Sechelt learning Centre  NSCS80161 - SEASHORE LIFE OF THE  SECHELT PENINSULA  Tuesday, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Starting February l?"  7 Sessions Fee $35. Sechelt Learning Centre  BUSS10901 ��� FINANCING FOR STARTING,  A SMALL BUSINESS  Saturday, 9:30 am. to 4:30 pm. >[\  February 21 only. Fee $35. Sechelt Learning Centra  "MM*  Saturday, 10:00 am. to 4:30 pm. '  February 28jonly. Fee $25. Sechelt UtrnintOtntre/,  FHAS65011 * GENEALOGICAL WORKSHOP  Saturday, 9:30 am. to 3:30 pm.  March 7 only. Fee $10. Sechelt Learning Centre  ARTS20161 - HANDPAINTING WITH FRENCH  DYES ON SILK  Saturday. 10:30 am. to 4:30 pm.  March 14 only. Fee $30. Sechelt Learning Centre  REGISTER AT M  SECHELT LEARNING CENTRE   ���  ON INLET AVENUE, MONDAY TO FRIDAY  12:30 TO 7:00 PM. %'��.  i  IGISTER AT CLASS  CALL 885-9310 FOR  INFORMATION OR A BR0CI Western separatism; a media myth  Maryanne���s viewpoint  Coast News, January 20,1981  by Mar, mine Welt  Mel Hurtig, the Edmonton  publisher, is quoted as saying  that Western Separatism is a  myth created by the media.  However natural it may be to  wish that what one doesn't  like, or what doesn't fit in with  one's hypothesis will just go  away if you pretend it doesn't  exist, it isn't an exercise to be  recommended for politicians  or anyhone else for that  matter.  In fact one could hazard a  guess that it's just such a  philosophy of ignoring issues  which were not of special  interest to Central Canada  which has resulted in the  feelings of alienation in both  the West and the Maritimes.  My first reaction to Western  : feelings of frustration with  Ottawa when I came to  Canada was that it was just  parochialism, a result of living  on the far side of the mountains. Mountains which had  been for so many years more  than just a physical barrier.  It wasn't until as a Director  of the Canadian Broadcasting  League I had the opportunity  to go to Ottawa and Toronto  regularly to meet with polit-  iclans, parliamentary bureaucrats and middle and top  management of the CBC  that I came to understand the  validity of western frustration  and anger.  If we suffer from parochialism we're not less myopic and  wrapped up in ourselves than  Central Canada.  Whatever you may think  about Lougheed's attitude,  right or wrong, he has at  least achieved something.  The boundaries of Canada as  seen from Toronto have been  extended to the Rockies.  Formerly the boundary became hazy where Yonge Street  left Metro for the great  beyond, where somewhere  there was the Lakehead and  beyond that Winnipeg, "the  West". They have heard of  B.C. but in general think we  live in a Shangri-La, not in the  real world. A casual acquaintance on the subway remarked  wistfully and a little sadly,  "Vancouver. I knew someone  once who went out there. They  never came back".  Exaggerated? In essence  not really. Harry Boyles'  hope that because there are  few native Torontonians, that  they all came from either the  West or the Maritimes and  therefore their roots unite us  all, doesn't seem to work.  Sure, politicians and executives fly into Vancouver  regularly, but they all stay at  one of the chain hotels and  meet their counterparts in  familiar boardroom and office  settings. For all they experience of Vancouver and  B.C. they might just as well  have stayed at home and made  a conference call. It's widely  believed by these people that  because they grew up in  Moose Jaw of Wolfeville or  some place outside Metro  Toronto that they represent us  in the halls of power. Or as  one CBC executive told me,  "Of course I understand  B.C.'s problems, my wife  came from Vancouver" 11  The Liberal preoccupation  with Quebec and all things  French for the past decade  hasn't helped the Western  and Maritime Provinces to feel  that they are integral parts of  a working federation. And  now their determination to get  their priorities enshrined in a  constitution regardless of the  views of others, first minister's conferences notwithstanding, must leave a lot of  us wondering about a system  which can apparently ignore  whole segments of the country.  I have mixed feelings about  joining the Western Separatist  movememt, mainly because  blackmail isn't an exercise  which I can really convince  myself is moral under any circumstances. I'm not sure that  the ends ever justify the  means.  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A western state might be  small enough to let us decrease the number of governments and no longer having  Ottawa to blame for all out  woes we'd really have to work  to make our country a viable  proposition. If we came at  Federation again from the  vantage point of a.sovereign  state maybe we could put  together a constitution which  would work for the common  good regardless of population  disposition.  Of course we could do this  now, without a lot of hassle  and re-inventing the wheel,  if we had leadership in Ottawa  and a head of Government  with the intelligence and  understanding to realise that  such an important issue as a  constitution has to be taken  out of the political arena. We  have to understand that a  country such as Canada,  which has no natural cohesion  and makes no sense geographically or demographic-  ally, will inevitably come  apart at the seams unless  the central authority works for  the good of all, without fear  or favour and makes it abundantly clear that wherever they  may live or whatever their  ethnic background all citizens  are of equal concern to the  government.  Mel Hurtig wishes Trudeau  would be more tactful when he  comes West, the trouble is  that what he has done and has  not done speaks so loudly it  really doesn't matter what he  says.  Play with clay  On Saturday mornings, January 24 and February 4 between 10 am. and 12 am.,  parents and children over six  years of age will have the  opportunity to learn some  basic methods of handbuilding  with clay and produce some  exciting results, fired and fully  glazed to their own specifications.  Sandy Barrett, instructor for  the course will hold classes in  the Craft Studio by the blinking lights at Highway 101 and  North Road, in Gibsons. A  great chance to have some fun  and create together! Costs for  clay used will be in addition to  the S10. fee for families. For  more information, contact  Sandy Barrett at 886-2463 or  Joan Cowderoy at 885-9358 on  a Tuesday or Friday. All  participants must pre-register  with Continuing Education  using the form on the back of  the brochure.  ffArsenic and Old Lace"  January 23 ft 24 at Ovatobch  The progress of the Coast's and then at evening classes in  first concerted sally into Sechelt; the formidable John  showbiz reads like a litany of Burnside lending brilliance  sheer guts against adversity, to the part of Jonathan, the  Suncoast Players came to play's psychopathic killer;  life just a year ago. la a tew John. Hamilton settling into  weeks, on a wave of cultural the character of the funny-  hunger, over 140 Members farm superintendent Mr.  joined up, making it the Witherspoon; wildlife man  biggest amateur theatre group Jamie Stephen as the hilarious  of its kind in the Province. Officer O'Hara; then came  Then came incorporation and  full 'Society' status, 'Registered Charity' designation, a  tremendous logo-symbol and  the decision to mount "Arsenic & Old Lace" as the  first, Coast-wide production.  "We wanted a family show,  pure entertainment" said  Producer Richard Tomkies,  "something the brave few upfront can enjoy doing, while  the most of us look on and  laugh".  It turned out to.be a brave  decision. "Arsenic" Involves  14 characters in a macabre  comedy-farce located in New  York during the forties. The  five-months of preparation  have left their mark.  "It's been like shell-shock"  reflects Tomkies. "Every time  we moved ahead, circumstances beyond our control  knocked us back again.''  There were three casting  sessions, one in Madeira Park,  two in Sechelt. When rehearsals started in September,  ten of the parts were filled.  First to drop out was "Einstein" - a febrile, phoney  doctor of mid-European, Jewish ancestry, with a penchant  for booze and criminal surgery. Einstein was replaced,  then his replacement dropped  out. Directors changed - twice.  "Mortimer", leading man and  dramatic critic, discovered  prior commitments In the  Beaufort Sea - and he dropped  out. Members of the cast  jockeyed around, replacing  each other; some left, new  ones came. The task of  scheduling rehearsals to encompass Individual prior commitments became a -flight-  mare.  "Ideally, we should have  one person in the cut. We  should hog-tie him for the  duration" joked tomkies, a  serious glint in Jiis eye.  Rehearsals con timed, two  nights a week to start with.  The Chatelech Musk Room  would have been ideal, but a  fitness group using it forced  the cast into the Art Room.  Every night, in a spate too  small, the tables and (hairs  were pushed to the wall and  the prop people carried in a  multiplicity of furniture,  knick-knacks and plenty of  coffee. As in every co-operative effort, the stalwarts  emerged: Deirdre Murphy  and Patti Allan as the two  homicidal Aunts, sweet as  flowers, who mass-murder in  the name of mercy; Al Lloyd  as Mr. Glbbs - a near victim;  Bradley Benson as the Rev.  Harper whose daughter.EI-  aine, played by Eli Mercer,  gleaned her sez knowledge  high above religion in th��  choir loft; the three New York  cops by Dodie Marshall, Paul  Smith and Mike Smeaton.  Gordon Wilson as Mortimer,  trotting out his talent after a  day teaching at Cap College  Barry Krangle, the last and  latest Einstein and a born  comic.  "It was. like pulling teeth"  said Tomkies. "With 20-thou-  sand people on the Coast,  you'd think we'd find 14  easily. But we found them".  The most unexpected member of the cast is professional  actor Dana Still. Dana was  "employed" by the Society to  direct the show - his "salary",  if any, is very much dependent  on ticket sales. Dana hails  from Burnaby, travelling with  near-religious fervour nightly  to Sechelt to bring us professional quality, 'n the  absence of any local Thespian,  he agreed to take on the part  of "Teddy", the nutcase  nephew of the mad aunts who  believes he's Teddy Roosevelt. Dana Still has an impressive professional track  record; his interpretation of  the play, not to mention the  character Teddy, is masterful.  He has a deep commitment to  community theatre and we  owe him a vote of thanks.  The biggest and last problem to be faced was obtaining  stage space. The old problem  of demographics and paro-  chiality reared its head.  "Presenting in Gibsons would  be unfair to Pender Harbour"  explained Tomkies, "and vice  versa. Either one would be  unfair to the cast. We had to  rehearse in Sechelt and we  had to present in Sechelt. We  never thought there'd be a  problem..."  Finally, support from June  Bernauer, Chatelech Principle, from Gym Teacher Lawrence Stoochnoff, from School  Board Secretary/Treasurer  Roy Mills; the show will go  on, in the Gym at Chatelech,  8:00 p.m. Friday, January  23rd, matinee on Saturday  24th at 2:00 p.m. and again at  8:00 that night. In all, a  tremendous community effort,  by us and for us, bringing a  fresh cultural dimension to us  all. The poison? It's in the  play, not the Community.  "If you think you're gonna  get out of this by pleading  insane, you're crazy!"  screams Elaine at Mortimer in  Actn.  "Best quote in the play"  said Producer Tomkies. But  he's smiling.  Estate  Planning  is more than simply arranging a Will. 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However, a souffle is a great way to  disguise leftovers. Once you get used to the idea that a souffle is dead  easy to make there will be .no end to your creativity. Try salmon  souffles, green bean souffles, mushroom souffles etcetera. The only  snag to the souffle ��� if you could call it that ��� is that you must eat it as  soon as it comes out of the oven. However, one look at this golden  brown lighter than air delicacy and people will be/jghfing their way to  your table!  The recipe I'm going to give you today is for a Ixkic cheese souffle. It  should be enough for four people if served with some potatoes, a  couple of cooked vegetables and a salad. One doesn't have to have a  souffle dish to make a souffle ��� any ovenproof dish will do. lusually use  a V/2 quart pyrex casserole for this dish. The only other fact that you  must remember about a souffle'is that once it's irjthe oven you mustn't  open Ihe oven door to see how it's setting on. You have to wait till it's  done.  Cheese Souffle  2 tablespoons margarine  2 tablespoons flour  I cup milk  6 eggs  1 cup grated cheese  salt & pepper  '., teaspoon dry mustard  1. Butter a sou/fie dish or casserole generously.  2. Melt the muragarine in a saucepan. Slir in the flour. Add Ihe milk  gradually stirring all the time until the mixture becomes (hick.  Remove Irom heat.  3. Sepurate the eggs and beul the egg yo/ks one at a time into the sauce  mixture. Add the salt, pepper and mustard.  4. Slir in the cheese. 1 like to use a mixture o/ parmesan and sharp  cheddar, but just parmesan is fine, or just cheddar, or siuiss cheese,  n be done in advance and  Happy Cooking,  Nest Lewis (former Home Economics teacher]  FmHrwww'Mmwwximi wwaBKmmsmB  or .' By the way, these four steps i  refrigerated until ready for use.  5. Beat the egg whiles until they are stoning in peaks. Don't beat them  till they're super stiff.  6. Fold the egg whites gently into the saute mixture trying not to squish  any air out. Pour the mixture slowly irllo the buttered dish and bake  in the middle of the oven for 35 minujes at 350�� F. Eat immediately  and enjoy.  nrfgfj  Day by day. item by item, we do mora tor you in  providing variety, Quality and friendly service.  'We reserue the right to limit  Gower Point Rd., Gibsons     Free Delivery to the Wharf     888*2257  LUCKY DOLLAR fCCDS  OVERLOOKING BEAUTIFUL GIBSONS HARBOUR  Green Giant - Fancy _ _ A  corn 55��  Niblets - 341 mil & Cream Style - 398 mil  Green Giant - Sweetlet mmt*  D88S  398 mill   00*  Clubhouse ffeffcA  ooultrg seasoning 99��  Clubhouse jej��*mA  parsley tlahes u�����,8r  Clubhouse Ground ^ _   g^t1$A  black pepper mm* '1.09  Neilson - Vac. 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Mexican  produce is coming on the  market now, but with a  higher demand, the price  will be higher, too. So,  what else is new? Gene  rally speaking though, we've been able to keep our produce  prices equal to, and frequently less than the larger  supermarkets in the big city.  Items that are In now that may be of interest are: Seville  Oranges, strictly for home-made marmalade. This is a once  per year presentation, sq those who do make their own  maramalade should get them now please. DO NOT buy them  to eat, as they are bitter.  On occasion people have purchased Seville Oranges,  not knowing they are bitter. This reminds me of an experience I  had ofie time as a soldier during W.W. II in England. The time  was late August. The orchards were heavy with ripe apples. I  climbed a fence and "stole" a dozen or more of those beautiful  apples, thinking what a great feast I was about to have. Hastily I  retreated with my army blouse bulging. As I took my first bite  my mouth puckered up as though I had taken a spoonfuj of  bitter alum. I discovered later that my stolen fruit was Strictly  for making elder - cider apples.  How about a nice Papaya fresh from Hawaii or a Honeydew  melon, super desserts when the skin feels soft.  ��� -l\ 1   r,.. ���..* *u:- r>  Jfte. ���  YouVe- heard a<lo* abputthe huge apple crop running to  .millions of ��0 lb,boxes,5till��l��jbe marketed.OnewodtftMnk  that With such a volume those responsible for marketing on.  "behalf of the grower would lower the price. At any rate, we're  doing our bit. We ran Mcintosh apples in our ad last week at 3  Ibs./'l.OO and you will see them on again this week.  This reminds me to tell you that we will soon be selling a  super apple juice, completely organic, not filtered, nothing  added - in fact you will never have had an apple juice that  tastes so much like a good fresh apple. This will be sold in the  produce department in a 2 Litre glass jug. All of us have  sampled it and we found it most refreshing!  Graham's other assistant, in the Dairy and  and Pop Department, is Steven Brainard.  Knowledgeable, courteous and helpful,  Steven, who will soon be with us a year, is  also employed in grocery shelf-stocking.  My assistant, Tina Arthur, used to work in  the Bank of Montreal. It's rarely ever that  they catch her in a mistake when she makes  up the bank deposits! Tina not only receives  and handles the money, she is payroll clerk,  pays the wholesale bills, posts and makes  up customer accounts, weekly sales  summaries and analysis, etc. etc. Better  even than Girl Friday!  More pictures and more on stall next  week. The people who make your shopping  pleasant and easy are much appreciated by  TINA usa"'  .#  1. Cut out this Coupon  TE  "^'^ >       2. Attach to your Sales Slip % \'ty \  ,��<��� 3. Return to Ken's I nrlcu Dollar ' #*. ���  4  3. Return to Ken's Lucky Dollar  DRAW TO BE MADE SUNDAY AT 5 p.m  NAME TEL NO.   POSTAL ADDRESS  Our popular $50.00 weekly grocery draw will continue each week into        ���  -    1981 until further notice. ���  "REAL WIN"  *50.00 aROCERV DRAW!'  25th  Grocery Draw Winner  Georgene Macl  Shop with confidence. Our prices are uery competltiue.  we will not be undersold on these aduertlsed items.  we fully guarantee euerything we sell to he satisfactory.  or money cheerfully refunded. 12  Coast News, January 20, 1981  In  Christ's  service  by Rev. George W. Inglis  Christians all over the world  are being called upon this week  to participate in a week of  prayer for Christian unity.  It is a distressing fact that  this global fellowship which  was founded by Jesus of  Nazareth about 2,000 years -  the Christian church - should  be in need of prayers for its  unity, since all of its members  and adherents are bound  together by a simple message of  love and fellowship!  It is distressing, but at the  same time, beautifully reassuring, since it tells us that  Christians are not a closed  society of plaster saints with an  extremely limited membership,  but a gathering of human  beings, with all of the frailties  and faults, desires and temptations, weaknesses and  strengl hs, misunderstandings  and misinterpretations, hatreds  and bi iscs, fears and foibles, of  any collection of human beings  in the world.  It is reassuring, because it  tells us that any of us, no matter  how inadequate or unworthy  we may think ourselves to be, is  just as welcome in this gathering, and entitled to its full  rewards, providing we are  willing to pay the entry price of  faith and belief and conduct  ourselves according to its rules,  which are two in number - love  God, and love our fellow  humans!  It is also reassuring for  Christians who find themselves  being questioned about their  lack of unity, to be able to point  to the Bible, wherein believers  began becoming involved in  quarrels, divisiveness, and  theological struggles, as reported by apostle Paul, barely a  quarter century after Christ,  A week of prayer  for Christian unity  For all your Carpets  \  rW*2?  �������'  ��.*�����,...  x&l  T. Sinclair  885-9327  the anointed one of God, had  founded the church.  It was this lack of togetherness that made Paul write in his  Epistle to the Ephesians:  "There is one body and one  Spirit, just as you were called  to the one hope that belongs  to your call, one Lord, one  faith, one God and Father of  us all, who is above all and  through all and in all. But  grace was given to each of us  according to the measure of  Christ's gift." (Ephesians 4:4-  7).  This grace refers to the  varieties of gifts of the Spirit,  which are conferred upon ail  who believe, "according to the  measure of Christ's gift," and  Paul, in I Corinthians 12, deals  in some detail with these gifts,  which are the gifts of Jesus  Christ to his church, by the  grace of God.  It is the variety of these gifts  that distinguishes Christians,  one from the other, and gives  the church its preachers, wise  men and women, prophets,  healers, miracle workers, interpreters, and humble saints.  Each member of the church  is called with the same call, but  the reaction to the call is based  upon the response to the  summons, and it is in this  response that the human hand  is heavily implanted.  As Paul puts it: "...and there  are varieties of service, but the  same Lord; and there are  varieties of working but it is the  same God who inspires them all  in every one." (I Corinthians  12:5,6).  It is the same Christ who  issues, through God's grace, the  call, and apportions the gifts  individually as he wishes, but it  is in the interpretation of the  call that the unity really breaks  down.  However, this ability to  interpret is the greatest God-  given gift that we humans  possess; it is the one which  distinguishes us from all of the  other members of the animal  kingdom, and enables us to  make the choice between good  and evil.  How, then, you may well  ask, can we hope for Christian  unity?  The answer is disarmingly  simple!  We may hope to be united in  love, even though as far apart  as the poles in every other  respect.  To be united in love, we must  be able to accept with tranquility the fact that we are, indeed,  vastly different, both individually and corporately, and we  must be prepared to celebrate  this difference!  It is not enough to tolerate  our differences, but we must  explore them, understand  them, and honor them, while at  the same time searching our  hearts to find ways in which we  might soften the impact of our  own differences on those with  whom we come in contact.  This means that individuals,  not only denominations and  sects, must be involved in this  task, seekingto understand and  respect the differences, while at  the same time standing firm on  our own beliefs.  Entailed in this search,  undoubtedly, must be a willingness to work hard to understand what we truly do believe,  and a readiness to be open to  change, if our search seems to  indicate the necessity for some  re-assessment.  It is a difficult and all-  consuming task, and one which  Come and Hear  Father  Jacoba Hurst  Episcopal Priest  from Georgia  speak on the subject of  "ISRAEL"  This Sunday. Jan. ZSth  11 am and 6 pm  Glad Tidings Tabernacle  886-2660 Gibsons  ATTENTION  Sechelt  New Life Assembly  Commencing Sunday Services  January 4, 1981  Time: 4 pm  Sechelt Elementary School Gym  Affiliated with  Bible Fellowship Missionary  Society, Surrey, B.C.  Minister: Mr. Phillip Brooks  Full Gospel  Everybody Welcome  many never seem to be willing  to confront, and many others  never seem to be able to  accomplish.  However, without a thorough knowledge of our own  beliefs, faith-stance and acceptance of God's truth, we are  unlikely to become anything  other than "wafflers" around  the periphery of our call, and  never appropriate it, or its  meaning for our lives, fully.  This is where we should turn  to a common denominator, a  yard-stick whereby we may  find a common ground upon  which to stand, upon which we  may start from in confidence,  no matter how intimidating the  task of sorting out the variety  of understandings.  And it would appear from  Jesus' own words that this  common denominator might  undoubtedly be a guide, counsellor, comforter: "...even the  Spirit of truth, who in the  Spirit of truth, whom the world  cannot receive, because it  neither sees him nor knows  him." (John 14:17a).  But he is known and seen, we  are told, through prayer. And  prayer is a highly commended  Christian activity!  Ladies Aglow  On Tuesday, December 16  at 11:30 a.m., lunch was  served for the women coming  to the Ladies Aglow Fellowship. After luncb we had a  time of friendly chatting and  then we were treated to a  special guest speaker, B.J.  Richmond from Abbotsford.  B.J. shared her love and  teachings of Jesus Christ.  Her well-worn Bible was used  many times' to share Jesus'  love and promises to us who  will only believe and receive  him,  Come along and join us on  Tuesday, January 20 at 11:30  a.m. in Harmony Hall. Bring  a friend. Transportation is  available and your children  will be cared for. Phone 886-  7991 or 886-9193 for information.  Port Mellon Auxiliary  The first meeting of the year retiring  President with two  was  held  at  the  home  of lovely  china   mugs   in   ap-  Rita Hincks January 14. preciation for her third session  In preparation for the new of hard work and dedication,  year, reports were presented      The  following committees  for 1980's activities which, indicated the very generous  contribution of both time and  effort made by our members.  Our retiring President, Dor-  een Dockar, thanked everyone  for their assistance and co-  were struck by our new  President as follows -,'. Volunteer Director - Bernice' Bader  with Glorine Gray alternate;  Co-ordinating Countil Representative Doreen Dockar,  alternates  Margaret   Barton  ditional candlelight ceremony.  They are: - Edith Simmons,  President; Betty Kiloh, Vice-  President; Margaret Hunter,  Secretary;   Betty   McCallum  We are all looking forward  to our new year's activities  at the hospital and thrift  shop. Our February meeting  Treasurer  and   Ella   Grant,   will be held February 11 at  Publicity. '        the home of Bernice Bader,  Rita Hincks presented our   Soames Point.  Roberts Creek  Hospital Auxiliary  Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Roberts  Creek Auxiliary, the December  Annual Meeting and regular  January meeting were combined on January 12th.  The meeting, at the Golf  Club was chaired by Pauline  Lamb who received the annual  convenors reports, indicating a  fruitful year in terms of service  to our hospital.  Charter members (16 years)  were honoured with Life Memberships and "rose" pins. These  ladies are Lillian Flummerfelt,  Flo McSavney and Margaret  Crawford. Jessie Naylor who  was unable to attend was also  honoured as a Charter Member.  Following the meeting the  traditional candle-lighting ceremony   was   conducted   by  Betty Patterson, Area representative for the Lower Mainland. Those officers so installed  are Pres. Beverley Northway,  Vice-President, Peggy Gallo,  Secretary Flo McGavney,  Treasurer Win Stevens and  Convenors of Membership and  Publicity, Anna Pike and  Moira Richter, respectively.  Mrs. Northway made a  presentation to Pauline Lamb  in recognition of her successful  term of office. After appointment of Millie Forbes as  volunteer director with the  assistance of Madelaine Gross  and Marion Cupit the meeting  adjourned for a delightful  lunch.  The next meeting will be  February 9th in St. Aidan's  Hall at 11 am.  Mrs. Margaret Causey and Mrs. Marge Rankin thought it would  be a good idea if there was a display case for knitted goods and gift  items in the Pender Clinic for which items could be donated and  which in turn could be sold to raise money on behalf of the Clinic.  Naturally since it was their idea they became the committee and  this recent photograph indicates that there is room in the display  case for any items which can be donated. The money raised is 'for  items the government won't buy' and all donations towards that  end will be gratefully received by the members of the Pender  Clinic Auxiliary which has raised SI 5,(11)1) since it was started up in  1976.  Pender Auxiliary  The regular January meeting of the Pender Harbour  Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital was held on January  14 and was opened at 1:30  p.m. by the new president  Gladys Brown. It was a sunny  day and a good number of  members had come to the  meeting.  The business portion of the  meeting was completed quickly and smoothly. Peg Riley  agreed to act as convenor for  the Extended Care parties.  There was a ten-year spoon for  Eileen Alexander. Unfortunately she was not present to  receive it in person. A letter  from Sally Robinson thanked  the members for her ten-year  spoon and contained also  Seasons Greetings. In the  absence of the Publicity  Chairman, L. Richardson, the  report on the In Lieu of Local  Christmas Cards campaign  was read by J. Whittaker. The  campaign was very successful.  A former president, E.  Olson, installed the new  treasurer, Sylvia Thurlwell,  who had been unable to attend  the Annual General Meeting  in November.  operation. She then installed   and Betty McCallum; Thrift  the new executive in a tra-   Shop Director, Margaret Hun-  A good number of knitted  and crocheted items for the  Hospital Gift Shop were  brought in. Despite the  holiday season, needlework  had not been neglected. Yarn  is available from A. Whittle -  call her at 883-2559. The Gift  Shop is in constant need of gift  items.  This first meeting under the  plan to make meetings more  productive found the ladies  doing knitting and crocheting  as the meeting progressed.  When the business portion of  the meeting was concluded,  the members worked together  to finish the Valentine tray  favours for the hospital. The  favours were completed and  packed for delivery quickly.  Although power was off for  a short time it was restored in  time to make tea. Refreshments were bountiful and  included a delicious cake  made for the occasion by Bill  Brown, husband of the new  president.  It is hoped that the more  relaxed type of meeting will  encourage new members to  join the Auxiliary.  Enjoy motherhood  The Sunshine Coast Women's Program commends  this joyful, young mother who  makes the time in her own  busy life to share with others  her special contentment.  Here, in her own words, is  the outline of the series of  'get-togethers' Nancy Den-  ham will offer beginning  Friday, January 30, at Holy  Family Church Hall, Sechelt.  Each Friday morning, from  9:30-11:30, Nancy will welcome mothers who wish to  listen to and share valuable  experience in parenting. Pre-  registration is recommended.  Call 885-5392.  Being a parent is oftentimes an all-embracing activity. Wrapping ourselves in  the needs of those we love  and feel responsible for, we  shelve our own needs and risk  losing our personal sense  of identity.  Parenting can be rewarding, challenging and a joyful  life experience if we develop  a sense of our own growth  within the parenting role.  Through discussion and  some outside reading, this  program will offer to help  define our priorities as parents  and to examine some ideas on  personal growth. We will  share ideas on such questions  as: Who am I besides a  mother? Is a mother responsible for all her child's  behaviour?  Children are people, but  mothers are tool  The first goal will be to help  one-another develop a sense  of self-awareness so that we  can become conscious of our  own growth as individuals.  The second goal will be to help  one-another feel that our work  is relevant and important,  that we are able to care for  ourselves without guilt feelings and that there are other  women who share similar  needs and who can and will  support them from becoming  isolated.  UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  SUNDAY MORNING  WORSHIP SERVICES  ST. JOHN'S  - at Davis Bay 1:30 a.m.  GIBSONS  - Glassford Rd. 11:15 a.m.  SUNDAY SCHOOL. 9:30am  Pastor  The Rev. George W. Inglis.  B. Th.  PHONE 8D6-2333  St. Bartholomew & St. Aidin  Anglican Churches  ('omhiiii'd Services  2nd & 4ih Sundays:  11:1 Jam. in  si. Bartholomew's, Olbsons  All utiiiT Sundays  Roberts Creek 9:30 am.  Family Huh Eucharist  Gibsons 11:13 am.  Famil) Hoi) Eucharist  Hector: Rev John L Robinson  Calvary Baptist Church  Park Rd. liibsons.  Pastor Harold Andrews  Res.   886-9163   Church  Church 886-2611  Sunday School 9:3(1 am.  Morning Service 11 am.  Gospel Service 7 pm.  Prayer & Bible Study  Thursday 7 pm.  SEVENTH-DAY ADMMISl  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sal., 10 a in,  I lour ol Worship Sal.. II a m.  St. John's United Church  Davis Hay  Pastor C. Dricbcrg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road   .  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.in  Worship Service - 11:00 an  Evening Fellowships pan,.:!  Bible Studs - Wed. 7:311 p |J8|  Pastor Nancy l)\ki  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Cedar Grove School  Chaster Rd. Gibsons ;  Senior Pastor Ted Bootjlc  Youth Pastor Jack Mo{h  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 ajn.  Evening Fellowship 7 pin.  Home Bible Study |  Phone 886-7268 or J:  886-9482        J;  Affiliated with the I;  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada       ".'.  ROMAN CAIIIOUJMi  SERVICES     '<  Rev Angelo Dc Poinpu.  Parish Priest  Times ol Masses  Saturday, 5:00 p.m.   '  St. Mars's. Gibsons  *.  .  .Regular Sunday Masses1  9:0(1 a.m. Our I adyol Lourdc:  Church. Sechelt  Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family  Church, Sechelt  12:00 noon St, Mary's Church  Gibsons  Confessions belore Mass  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  ft Church Services  HELP!  The Crew of the  "Beachcombers"  are once again looking for  Rental Accommodations  between  Feb. 1, 1981 to Sept. 30, 1981  Please contact  Bob Frederick  at 665-6820 collect  Is Your Car  BEGGING For A  ��� ��� ��  Second Chance?  BEAUTIFUL BODIES  \ARE OUR BUSINESS^  BRIAN'S AUTO BODY*'  & PAINTINB LT0.  Fully equipped lot all body & paint tepairs  BOX 605 SECHELT   885-9844  Gibsons Ready Mix  886-8174  Drainrock 'Washed Rock  "Sand ��Road Mulch  Till "Concrete Anchors  Mon.��� Friday 8a.m.��� 5p.rr).  PLEASE HELP US!  No. 2963 Sunshine Coast Army Cadets  Corps is looking for anything relating to  Rummage  and Garage Sale Articles  for their major fund raising drive  We will take anything  that you want to get rid of.  We will pick up.  Please call Carrie Allan at  885-3517  Please Help Support  Your Local Army Cadet Corps!  ���KSSfK f   S P A R T C   1 Strikes anc* spares ^ffi  I 19       \W\ \kW       Jul        Jb        WkW I     Vj^ftM^r        A few more of the higher   BaBAChafai  V           M     -    scores:. Ester Berry 2  ^'O^^t^esStsW We kid i perfect game   Ckwkr HowardBovce 2t  .A few mote of the higher  ���cores  Chute.  BarbRezansoff  Mike dementi  Andy Henderson  TMt.Cotbei  Phyllis Hoopt  Marglvereon  Swtageni  Edith Ungiford  JeanWyngaert  JeniTolberg  George Ungiford  ���A't  266481  254491  264-915  258473  274491  208446  205493  228404  267471  Wendy Watts  Henry Hinz  We had ��� perfect  rolled hut Sunday. Some of  the bowlers from the. Golden  Age 'Swingers' Club .come In  on Sundays for practice and a  get together and George  Ungsfbrd rolled the perfect  game. George has been  bowling for many years and  last Sunday got. ihe .bowler's  dream of 12 strikes in a row.  Actually be had 13 strikes  ina row as he had finished the  second game with a strike.   EdieFord 249-713  The game cannot be recog-   Wed.CsflWi  nized as an 'official' perfect   Kim Price 236465  game u It was rolled during   Bobi Mulligan 277470  open bowling and not league   NonSollnsky 281476  play, however, as far as I can   Sleagb-Ofbi  tell, his the first perfect game   Gilds Symes 276-705  rolled here at. any time. So   Larry Braun 241481  once again,  congratulations   Sue Whiting 280-732  to George for the perfect game rri^-v-rko      ��� l i   ���  Mft'.wmethingweaDrtive 1 OrS aims at health  Melody Kirsch  Bob Rogers  Dave Neumann  Y.B.Ct Peeweest  Cathy Kennett  Eddy Stubbly  Nicole Allen  Nedeen .Skinner  Scott McCready  Glen Dempster  Craig Kincaid  229422  261492  262-731  260413  279-735  224-628  280407  228406  127-242  164-294  148-367 '  172-378  173-357 i  132-373 I  193-489 j  Coast News, January 20,1981  13  AliinORb  HUHlCS     Prc4uc7ot'BTr^cWmbla  QUALITY LIVING WITH CEDAR  Every detail In a Lindal Cedar Home radiates gracious, yet sensible  living.  And every Lindal floor plsn 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  MicbeleSolinsky  Bruce Russell  Kick Buckmaster  237428  281442  243443  North Vancouver boys took first prize in the zone playoffs last weekend with our team putting up a  good fight. January 24 and 25 is Club Men's Bonspiel and if there are any men still wanting to play  gel in touch with Gus at Ihe rink. Don't forget the International Tankard on March 21 and 22.  Recreation seminar planned  A regional recreation seminar will be held Saturday,  March 7 at the Jolly Roger  Inn from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30  p.m. for groups or persons  interested in promoting recreation and fitness on the Sunshine Coast.  The seminar will deal with  recreational issues in the rural  communities of the Sunshine  Coast and the topic areas will  "involve ' 'an overall look at the  -rural community, its total  needs, its recreational needs,  the diversity of age groups  and interests to be served, the  resources available from within and without and means to  co-operatively draw on those  resources".  The seminar will also  discuss recruiting and keeping  volunteers, making full use of  recreational facilities and fund  raising techniques and  sources.  Topics will be dealt with in  basic,   practical   way   and  back-up information in the  form of booklets, pamphlets  etc. wiU be available.  A .registration fee of 815.00  will cover the cost of lunch and  interested groups or individuals should contact Brian  Stelck 885-9304.  and hope for, but something  very few of us get, at any time.  George also bowled a 320  single and a 718 triple in the  Gibsons 'A' League and Don  Sleep a 305. and 771 triple.  In.tbe Classic League Bonnie  McConnell had a 306 single,  Henry Hinz a 303 single and  Jim Peers rolled a 324 single  and a 1012 four game total,  Freeman Reynolds .a 296  high single, a top four with  1059.  In the Tues. Coffee League  Nora Solinaky tolled a 310  single and a .769 triple and  Trina Giesbrecht, a Bantam  Y.B.C. bowler in her first  year, rolled a 261 single'  and a 539 triple.  All the excitement of Christmas and New Year are past but  it is not too late to make a  meaningful resolution. Take a  second look in that full length  mirror, do you tee a few extra  inches and a tight waistband?  Perhaps you would like to  consider joining Top*.  Tops #1147 meets every  Wedneiday evening in the  Gibsons Athletic Club at 6:45  p.m.  A typical evening with Tops  consists of a weigh-in, discussions about diets and different  ways to help one another. We  have competitions which are all  intended as incentives to help  with weight loss. Occasionally  we join together and have sing  songs, in general trying to make  dieting a tittle easier.  Teenagers, Men and Women  are all secome so why not come  and join us. Bring along a  friend as you too can contribute valuable tips and support  to help all the people who are  aiming for the same goal as  you.  A Slimmer, Healthier Person.  CN1 - 20    INDEPENDENTLY DISTRIBUTED BY  M.D. MicKinzit limited  6342 Bay St.. Horseshoe Bay  . West Vancouver, B.C. V7W 2G9  (604)921-1010   Uf-9261  Enclosed is $3 for Planbook and Design Guide  Name   Street   City_  .Code  Prov   Phone    Location of Building Lot.  1981  COUQAR THUNDERBIRD  Fitness is for  ; the whole family  sions about diets and different    son. fl ^k\   ��k\ $M I       i%1  Men's hockey      ��  13V2^  Last week's games saw the    an eiceot.ona.lv entertaining   CS **��   ^kW     f ������  British Columbia Hydro  and Power Authority  PUBLIC NOTICE  RELOCATION  The District Office oti WMarf Road, in Sechelt  be moved to the top of Field Road (Airport  Road)  in Wilson Creek - previously Cameo  Industries Ltd. This will include the Line Staff and  related facilities.  The effective date is Monday, 2 February 1981.  All Hydro functions will be carried out from this  new location. Our mailing address will remain  Box 159, Sechelt, B.C.  , The staff and myself are looking forward to  provide our customers with reliable and  continuous good service.  Early next Monday evening  parents and children who want  to become fit, stay fit or become fitter are invited to the  first family recreation night at  Chatelech gym beginning at  6:30 p.m. This evening is an  important one aa folks will  have a chance to choose their  preferences for programming  during the coming weeks:1  recreational games, gymnastics, exercise, trampoline etc.  Harvey Bist, co-ordinator  for the program, brings with  him numerous years of experience in teaching for the  Y.M.C.A.   and   Is.  himself about this chance to  become fit with his family.  Don't miss this opportunity  for active fun with your whole  family, Monday flights, beginning January 26th from  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the  gym at Chatelech. For more  information contact Joan  Cowderoy on a Tuesday or  Friday at 885-9358 or Harvey  Bist at 885-2288. A fee of S3  per family for an evening or  $16 for eight sessions will be  charged to cover rental of the  gym.  Last week's games saw the  league-leading Mitten Flames  split a pair of games,.defeating the Cozy Court Brums  eight to three in a. rather  poorly played game. But outstanding, goaltending. by  excited Flames'keeper Ken MacDon-  an exceptionally entertaining  game.  Stampers on top  Suncoast Stampers took a  firm hold on first place in the  Sunshine Coast Senior Men's  Soccer League by downing   got goals from Calvin Criigan,  Sechelt Chiefs 7-3 on Sunday.   Howie Joe and Robert Paul.  This win coupled, with a 3-0  Walker as well aa a penalty  shot from Al Nickerson in  stopping the Chiefs. Chiefs  aid certainly proved the  difference, as the Mitten team  coasted to the win.  Tuesday the table . was  turned as Roberts Creek, led  by goaltender Darcy Blake,  turned back the Flames,  hanging on to a. 3-2 win,  snapping the Creek's present  losing streak at three games.  ."The battle for play-off  positions continues this week  with three league games,  while the following week-end  we are expecting a highly  touted team of RCMP Officers  (the.best players from all  around the lower mainland), to  arrive to play two of the local  clubs Saturday, January 31st  and Sunday, February 1st.  This RCMP team will be  playing in the Canadian Police  finals in March, so it should be  Tact. Jan. 30,9 p.m.  Cozy Court Bruins vs  Roberts Creek.  Sat. Jan. 24,7:40 p.m.  Mitten Flames vs  Gibsons Realty Jtangers  Saw. Jan. 25,6t45 pan.  Cozy Court Brums vs  Mitten Flames  Tms. Jan. 27,9 p.m.  Roberts Creek vs  Gibsons Realty Rangers.  ON APPROVED CREDIT  FORD SALES LTD.  Wharf Rd.   885-3281   MDL 5936  victory over second place  Gibsons Raiders last weekend  established Stampers as Number One.  Stampers got three goals  from. Walter Tripp and Rory  Last weekend Jim Dawson  recorded his first shut-out of  the year on goals by Rory  Walker, Wayne Goeson and  Walter Tripp as the Stampers  beat the second-place Raiders.  :  CB  Opening  new doors  to small  Aerobic dance  Financial assistance  Management counselling  Management training  Information on government  programs for business  On Wednesday, Jan. 28th  one of our representatives  will be at the offices of  McKlbbin & Beecham, CA.'s  Tel: 885-2254  If you require financing to start, modernize or  expand your business and are unable to  obtain it elsewhere on reasonable terms and  conditions or if you are interested in the  FBDB management services of counselling  and training or wish information on  government programs available for your  business, talk to our representative.  Even Webster appreciated  the quality of aerobic dance;  that form of frivolity which  adds light-hearted pleasure  to the serious business of  keeping fit.  The Women's Program,. In  conjunction with Continuing  Education, will, once again  offer several courses In Aero  bic Dance. One of it's best  proponents Merilee Mulligan  886-2835.  Classes in Aerobic Dance  will be on Mondays and Wednesdays starting January 25.  Watch for times and places, in  the Womens Program section  of the Continuing Education  Flyer. Pre-regurtration is  advisable.  CANADIAN  POWER 8QUADRON8  will teach Safe Boating to over  f 0,000 Canadians this year  m  Should one of them be YOU?  For Information lelaphena;  DAVID FYLES SSS-77f4  ROLAND HAWES SS5-374S  Mld-Wlnter  1  Beautiful Multi-hued  SCULPTURED CARPET  2 Lovely Earthtone Colours Only!  Bordeaux $^fi QC  Macaroon *10.      sq. yd.  Reg. $21.95 sq. yd.  While Stocks Last!  '145 West 15th Street  North Vancouver. B.C. 980-6571  PUBLIC NOTICE  British Columbia  Assessment Authority  In accordance with Section 44 Subsection 12 of the  Assessment Act, notice is hereby given that the Court  of Revision set up to hear appeals against the Real  Property Assessment Rolls, for School District #46  comprising:  Village of Gibsons  Village of Sechelt  Rural Area of Sechelt  i       (within School District #46)  will hold its first sitting on Tuesday, February 3rd, 1981  at 10:00 a.m. at the following address.  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION HALL  WHARF ROAD, SECHELT, B.C.  Applicants will be notified of the date, time and  location of their hearings.  R.C. Wlnterbum,  Area Assessor  Port Mellon Industries  Gibsons Credit Union  Notice to Members  Please note the following  Change in Business Hours  Effective February 1st, 1981  Monday:   Closed  Tues-Thurs: 10 am - 5:00 pm  Friday: 10 am - 5:30 pm  Saturday:      10 am - 1:00 pm  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  886-8121 14  Coast News, January 20,1981  A hard winter  Ramblings  of a Rover  On the          Seafood Platter  by Chalc-Chak  by Dec Cee  1 have never been one to  waste time in indulging in idle  regrets but I must admit that  the $200 I had squandered in  Montreal with the harlots and  tavern keepers, previous to  my arrival in Glengarry,  weighed heavily on my con-  ���cience that first winter with  Mogens on the farm. We  could have used that money in  son many useful ways. By  today's standards that amount  would not go very far, but in  those Depression years a five  or ten dollar bill could buy a  host of things and it would  have saved us both a lot of  hard work and, in Mogen's  case, worry, had we have had  a little cash in reserve to draw  upon.  Of the three counties,  Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, I have always con-  sidered the latter to be the  most attractive with its green  fields, rolling hills and small  streams that meandered seemingly purposelessly through  the verdant countryside. I am  not certain as to the positive  date in history, but I think it  was around 1784 that the first  Scottish settlers came up the  St. Lawrence River and  Jecided to settle there. I am of  he opinion that their choice of  a site, to carve out a new home  from the primeval forests and  re-establish themselves in this  new land, was governed in  large measure by the fact that  the terrain reminded them oi  their beloved Scotland they  had left behind. Mostly they  settled in the hilly part of the  country and avoided the  lowlands and, although their  choice was practical at the  time, in later years it was  distinctly a drawback. Not  only was the clearing of the  land more difficult up on those  rich, black loam and prosperous farms, while the  descendants of the Scots still  scrabble away on their hillsides trying desperately to eke  out a living with all the odds  against them.  That fall and winter of 1930-  31 were hard times indeed for  Mogens and me. If there was  anything we had in common  with out Scottish neighbours  it was a chronic shortage of  cash. There was plenty of  work, not only to be done on  our own farm but many of the  farmers around us needed  help, but, like ourselves,  had no money to pay tor it.  As a consequence, a form of  barter prevailed so that  wherever possible no money  changed hands. Besides attending to our own work,  either of us or both would help  the others with their harvesting or thrashing or,  possibly, land clearing and in  lieu of cash payment would  settle for a load of hay or  straw or, if their crop justified  it, a few sacks of oats or barley  to help out with our problem  of getting our stock through  the winter. During one of  these transactions I managed,  by working three full days, to  become the owner of a .22  rifle and it was one of the most  useful acquisitions I ever  made.  The pastures and fields of  our farm Stonestile (we named  it after one of my uncle's  farms in Kent, England) were  riddled with marmot burrows.  Known locally as groundhogs, they were disdained by  our Scottish friends and neighbours as an article of food yet  they were considered a delicacy by the French Canadians.  Mogens and I had no hesitation or qualms about eating  them and we found them,  slopes, but when the forests of either roasted or stewed, the  hard  woods,   maple,   birch,   equal if not tastier than rabbit.  beech and others were levelled and burned, the soil  underneath was found to be  shallow, full of stones and  gravel and unsuitable for the  While one did not see much  evidence of the latter-named  animals during the summer  and fall months, once - the  snow fell the woods  were  growing of most crops. Later, crisscrossed with their tracks  with   more  settlers  coming and it was a simple matter to  in over the years, the swamps snare   them.   Here   again,  and  lowlands  were  ditched the  local  people were  pre-  and drained and so it was that judiced   and   claimed   these  the French ended up with the "cottontails"  were  unfit  to  t&  o*  rf*.  HARDWARE  $ev  Cowrie St.  885-9713  eat, tasting of cedar, but we  literally ate hundreds of them  and found them delicious.  Frequently we were able to  vary the menu when I shot  either one or a brace of spruce  partridge - commonly called  "fool hens", as if one unluckily missed them at the  first attempt they would  stupidly sit there on a branch  until one was able.to reload  and this time knock them off  with a well placed shot.  With vegetables and fruit  (there were several apple and  plum trees on the farm)  and a pig being fattened  for winter use there was little  likelihood of our going hungry, but still there were other  things that had to be bought  from the store. Necessities  such as sugar, tea, salt ot  flour had to be paid for sonnei  or later, not to mention  tobacco as both Mogens  and I smoked pipes.  I have said that no-one had  any money but this was hardly  true of a few living in the  village of Dunvegan. The  storekeeper MacLeod definitely was "in the chips", as was  MacKinnon the owner of a  small sawmill, while Donald  Dewar, a retired C.P.R.  Superintendent, was said to  be "so rich he didn't know  what to do with his money".  These were the three individuals my friend and I  worked for when we absolutely had to have money. The  storekeeper not only extended  credit to us but gave us the  opportunity of working off our  debt. MacKinnon gave each of  us work from time to time,  either in the sawmill or driving  one of his teams of horses on  such projects as roadwork-  for the Municipality and Mr.  Dewar, who lived in a fine  house just on the outskirts of  the village, called upon us  when he needed a man to  assist him in such tasks as  fence building, digging a ditch  or tending his lawn or garden.  They are all long gone to  their reward, but I remember  each and everyone of them as  exceptionally fine men of  character and would like,  belatedly, to give them thanks  for making things a little less  hard for Mogens and me  during those difficult times  and, particularly, that first  winter on the farm in Glengarry.  Tired of sky-high heat bills?  Ask about the  WEATHERTRON�� HEAT PUMP  BY GENERAL ELECTRIC  America's No. 1 selling heat pump  w"te  Bill Roberts Refrigeration.  or call    Box271)   Madeira Park, B.C. 883-9461  laMritl  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Refer.  Point  Wed.  0700  1230  1725  Ihurs  (1(125  0740  1315  1800  nee:  Atkinson  Pacific  Standard Time.  Sun. Jan. 25  24  0220  0925  1550  2050  Mon. Jan.  0255  1000  1635  2205  Tues. Jan.  0335  1025  1740  2350  GROCERIES   FISHING TACKLE  SUNDRIES  TIMEX WATCHES  Open 9���9     7 Days a Week  Jan. 21 Fri. Jan. 23  15.8 0100  10.5 0820  13.6 1400  1900  Jan. 22 Sal. Jan  2.6 0135  15.7 0855  10.1 1455  13.3 1950  3.5  15.5  9.7  12.8  4.5  15.3  9.2  12.3  5.7  15.1  8.7  11.7  26  7.0  14.8  8.1  11.3  27  8.3  14.5  7.3  11.2  The mini-spring that we are  experiencing tends to make us  forget that this is in reality  the winter season. At this time  of year most of our fishing  fleet is in port and salmon,  halibut, cod and black cod  fishing is closed to commercial  activity.  Because the fishing last  year was very poor for a large  number of boats so in order  to keep ahead of expenses,  quite a few are presently  engaged in prawn and shrimp  fishing. So if you like your  seafood fresh now is a good  time to buy shrimp and  prawns.  Some of the sports fishermen are catching spring  salmon and are providing  fresh fish for their families  in this time when there is none  to be had in the stores.  The logical thing to do is to  go to the fish market and buy  frozen ":sh. I v-s talking to  Anne at the Gibsons' Fish  Market a few days ago and she  told me that.they have a  problem with customers who  come in to the store for fresh  fish and are quite upset when  they are told that there is none  available at this time. Anne  and Jane then show them the  good selection of fresh-frozen  fillets of cod, sole, flounder,  red snapper, ocean perch,  black cod (sablefish) in the  round, east coast scallops and  Lutefisk from Seattle, Wash,  but a great number of these  people declare that they will  not purchase frozen fish.  If any of my readers are  among this group I would like  to point out to them that about  75% of the fish that is served  in our household is frozen.  We keep a good supply In our  deep freezer at all times.  I would also like to inform  you that Chak-Chak was one of  the first customers to patronize the Gibsons Fish Market  and I have yet to purchase  seafood from this establishment that is not top quality.  This standard of excellence  is not easy to maintain with a  product as delicate as seafood  and it requires a good deal of  knowledge and dedication  both in purchasing from the  wholesaler and selling to the  consumer. I take my hat off to  the "Flsh_Ladies" of Gibsons  Fish Market.  More on this important  aspect of seafood next week.  Sea you.  LUMBER & PLYWOOD  WHOLESALE  5/8 T 0. G Std. Fir '12.65 ea.  3/8 Fir Std. Sth. ��� 7.49 ea  3/8 Spruce Std. Sth. ��� 6.95 ea.  1/2 Fir Std. Sth. '11.25 ea.  2x4 pre-cut studs Fir, '240. M  2 x 10 2 ��� Better Fir '350. M  2x82* Better Fir '289. M  ��� All other Framing Lumber a Plywood available  ���30-60 Days Credit - No Interest  ��� We guarantee the lowest quote for your building  needs on the Peninsula.  Phone evenings   OOS'OavwO  pix>kk;ii  /(Economise!^  JANUARY SPECIALS  HOT LEMON  FOR COLDS  12 Pouches  Sale 99*  Resident of Roberts Creek enjoys an evening's sunset from her  vantage point on the beach  Prescriptions and prices  by John Sivuke BSc (Phann)  With the cost of living  going up many people are  becoming more and more  price conscious. Armed with  the knowledge of how prescription prices are arrived at  the consumer can save money.  Prescription prices are  based on the actual wholesale  drug cost and a few for  service, rather than the usual  retail practice of marking up  the product a certain percentage. The thought behind  this is that it usually takes  a pharmacist the same amount  of time to dispense expensive  drugs as it takes to dispense a  less expensive drug.  The dispensing fee covers  the pharmacist's wages, pays  for the rent, utilities, tables,  bottles and equipment used in  filling prescriptions. This fee  varies by about 15% in B.C.  Dispensing fees in the  Vancouver-Gibsons area seem  to range from approximately  $3.85 to $4.52 per prescription.  Most people do not realize  that the drug costs also vary  from pharmacy to pharmacy.  This is where the savings  come in. Most drugs can be  obtained from the manufacturers and this usually represents the lowest price.  Sometimes a manufacturer  offers drugs on quantity  deals and if the pharmacist  is willing to buy the larger  amount, he can save his  customers money. The other  route a pharmacist can take is  to buy drugs from a wholesaler. This is an easier, more  convenient way for the pharmacist to order. However, it  adds 10-12% to the cost of  drugs. This is passed on to the  consumer.  Another way a pharmacist  can save the customer money  is by using generic (no name)  * + + :)��(:*******:)<  NOP  brands.   The   savings   are  usually quite significant.  When a. pharmacist is  willing to take the time to shop  around for the best drug  prices the customer benefits.  If you are interested in trying  to save some money, consult  with your pharmacist and find  out what his buying procedures are.  .0o^r0/f  The most  COMPLETE  GLASS  SHOP  around!  BRADAS0L  THROAT  LOZENGES  ����$1.09  DRISTAN  TABLETS  Reg. $5.98   *   _    0  Sale $4.29  100's  A.B.C.  DETERGENT  Sale *2."  NATURAL  WON DERb, ��..,������  BIG LASH MASCARA  Reg. $1.69  Reg. $1.69    (j    nQ  Sale $1.09  DAD'S  SHORTBREAD  COOKIES 300gm  Sale $1.19  DR. WESTn.,.,,  TOOTH BRUSHES  Reg. $1.15   ****((���  Sale 69ea  HOSTESS  RIPPLE CHIPS  200 gm size   4* ** /t>  Sale 89*  MANICURE SET  Clipper���Tweezer���Toenail Clipper  Nail File ��� Emery Boards * j ae.   rkcSale *1.8S  SCOPE  MOUTHWASH  Reg. $2.98   aa   j.  Sale $2.19  750 ml  PAQUINS HAND  CREAIVUmi  Reg. $4.98   */*   Qft  Sale *2.98  HEAD&SHOULDERS PARAMETTES  CLIAIID/iA Multivitamins & Iron  OtlAMrUU 125 Tablets  0 ml Tube - Reg. $2.18 Reg. $4.98   a ^    .*  a ml Lotion - Reg. $3.69 Ca |p   ��� _J  ^*  Sale$1.59$2.98  LOOSE LEAF  REFILLS  DUO TANG  COVERS More Letters to the Editor  : An open tetter to Dr. Pat McGeer  Carefree gardening \  ;'. Editor:  ;'��� This letter is written to you as  ;|patt public representative  ;' authority of our educational  : ��� system. Because there has been  Ij and is much debate and much  misunderstanding about the  J needs of our future educational  : system, (especially from our  : ��� teachers and those who control  :; our teacher training,) and while  31 may not agree completely  "-���with your political affiliations,  .;! do feel that your past  ^association in the above category would give you an edge on  ��� :the ability to use your influence  ��� ."and I think you may be able to  ��� :uie that influence in a way that  ;: may benefit the future of all of  ''US.  '���:   1 have just completed the  .reading of Dr. Carl Sagan's  "Dragons of Eden" and I feel  "perfectly safe in assuming that  ; .he can be classed as a leading  : 'authority on human intelli-  . 'gence and this is what our  whole educational program is  .about. The book, which many  may class as boring reading as a  whole, can be read in parts  : without those parts being out  : if context and to my mind the  : last two chapters contain more  guiding information on our  ! educational destiny than I have  : ever seen in one place before.  Because I feel that the reading  of these two chapters (if not the  whole book) could have a great  beneficial effect on the outlook  of our teachers and particularly  those who may become future  teachers, I would like to request  that you apply your influence  on the Heads of our Dept. of  Education  and  the  various  school board throughout the  Country to make the reading of  these two chapters a mandatory requirement of all teach-  ers, present or future.  In writing this letter and  attempting to make it public I  realize that many may think I  have unmitigated gall to pre  sume in such a request. To I  those I would like to suggest  that,' before they pass judgement, they read the two  chapters and if they do not  agree: (and you do not agree)  that this man of science has put  together the neatest package of  what is available in the teaching  fields; the trends to which our  evolution is leading us, and the  knowledge that is available to  Smoker's lament too thick  Editor:  As one who kicked the weed  25 years ago, I try to avoid  hectoring smokers to do likewise. Nor do I object to people  smoking in my presence. I  rather like the smell of tobacco  smoke if it isn't too thick.  But I do find Joan Huestis  Foster's "smokers lament"  much too thick - although  apparently intended as wry  humor. Like other smokers.she  is so full of the stuff that the  doesnt realize how offensive  the inconsiderate smoker can  be to the non-smoker. Many  non-smokers suffer physical  reactions from smarting eyes to  near-nausea in concentrated  smoke. Many find the smell as  irritating as the unwashed she  mentions, or the smell of liquor  on the breath to a person who  hasn't been drinking. Or even,  lord love us, the smell of garlic  to one who hasn't been eating  it.  Much worse, however -  research has established that  non-smokers who spend much  time in a heavy tobacco smoke  atmosphere can suffer the same  deleterious results as smokers.  This is hardly fair - particularly to people who have  stopped smoking to protect  their health.  aid in our attempts to gain a  progressive future for mankind, then I will take my lumps.  Thank you.  Yours truly  (Capt.) John Bunyan  This is being recognized in  the increasing development of  non-smoking areas, and rightly  to. There are merchants who  ban smoking entirely not only  in fairness to non-smokers but  to protect their shops against a  trail of burns, ashes and even  outright destruction caused by  inconsiderate smokers.  One must wonder whether  Ms. Foster was so ferociously  confronted with a dirty ashtray  in a shop which had a sign  requesting or ordering no  smoking? And if so, wasn't she  getting what she deserved?  Ralph Daly  The choice is painfully real  Editor:  More than most of us  realize, we owe a debt of  gratitude to those who, like  "re-activated activist", take  time-off to publicly voice  disapproval of the ominous  trend, toward war being  concocted in the halls of  power in Washington, D.C.,  with the support of . the  "me-tooists" of other nations,  Canadians among them.... of  the "Clark" variety. I single  out War by its relative importance as being, above all  other issues combined, as  War will affect, unequivocally,  our very survival.  Despite the cynically misleading official statements to  the contrary, war.today will  have no precedent comparable  to those gone by that were  generally viewed as spectacles  Honesty disintegrating?  Editor:  I'd like to comment on the  disintegrating honesty in Gibsons. To make a long story  short, my purse was stolen  from the ladies room in the  Gibsons Mall. Notwithstanding my stupidity for the unfortunate circumstance, or  Shall we say "lack of caution,"  this person (we'll presume a  lady) was just not thinking.  B would have been much safer  and just as profitable to steal  tjbe money and claim ig-  aorance of the purse's presence and/or owner. Oh well,  wis is a first for me, too.  Instead, this whomever took  tie whole, to them useless,  to them meaningless, purse  and probably threw it away.  Being   that  the   contents  to St. Mary's  Editor:  I would like to thank the  kurses and Doctors for the  wonderful treatment they gave  me during my last stay at St.  tMary's Hospital.  Dr. Bernstein, Dr. Berlin and  Dr. Cline* also the Hospital  Auxiliary for their Christmas  treats at well as the Girl Guides  for their kindness and the  Canadian Legion, Branch 109.  Chevron   hilltop  CHEVRON  SERVICE  Hwy. 101, Gibsons  * Fast & Friendly Service  * Complete Automotive Repairs  to All Makes & Models  TUNE UP SPECIALS  4 cut mcm M9."  troLSPMM*89.M  Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 am - 5:30 pm  Please phone for appointment:  886-841.1   from a vantage point across  the Atlantic. The destructive  potential of a nuclear exchange will have far-reaching  consequences beyond the imagination of the average man.  It will suffice to recall a  statement by Premier Kru-  schev in the United Nations,  that the outcome of such a war  would "make the living envy  the dead" - but it would be  wise, indeed prudent, for us to  heed these words. But.such a  drastically different kind of  war demands a drastically  different approach to forestall  its realization. It Is naive to  rely on those in power - enjoying the fruits of affluence - to  bite the hand that feeds them.  It remains for us to act in  unison in support of this all-  pervading common Interest  and. fight aggressively for  peace or perish in a mushroom  cloud - and this choice is  painfully real I  Sincerely,  Joseph Sparacino  by Joan Huestis Foster  One does not have to go very  far these days to find tiny,  needling irritations, most of  them quite local. Last summer  we all gasped in admiration at a  magnificent stand of Foxglove  on the new unnamed road  above Beach Avenue off Mar-  lene Road. This was a display  of thousands of massed purple,  pink and white wild Foxglove  ranging in height from one foot  to seven feet so dazzling as to  make Bucharts blush in shame.  The new road was cut in  a straight line, of course, but  this unbelievable mass of  colour growing at will and  drifting into the trees graced it  with natural curves.  Now - on to Highways  department and a name for this  sun dappled beauty, laced as it  is with evergreen, salal, Indian  Paintbrush, wild Tiger Lillies  and plump blackberries.  We all wondered... Will it be  Foxglove Lane, Blackberry  Lane, Hidden Creek Road, (it  will have a view of the Ocean),  Oceanview Court? It boasts  dozens of different birds, will it  be Bluejay Lane, Eaglecrest,  Old Eagle Lane, Bushwhack  Way?  Provocative, vibrant and  with limitless imagination, as  always. Highways has laboured  mightily again and brought  forth Kraus Road. Run along  wildflowers, birdies. Tritiums  and Evergreens. Kraus Road it  is to dazzle your friends and  embellish your stationery.  Little kids will grow up with  memories of Kraut Road.  I would rather have 'Dead  Mouse Path' which at least  gives the mind a thought to  conjure. Kraus Road indeed!  With Crawe Road, Joe Road,  Henry Road, Veterans Road,  Pratt Road and Leek Road  already there to stir the senses  why not add the euphonious  blessing of Kraut Road?  If Victoria and West Vancouver are noted for their  clever and catchy street names,  must we not be considered  almost remarkable for the  mediocrity of ours? There is no  saga provided for us by Tucker  Forsyth of the Highways  Department but would he  consider lending his august  name and letting us have  "Tucker Close" which at least  sounds kind of cozy? Please,  somebody else, say something.  Coast News, January 20,1981  HACHINfRY  ��� StfHWI ClCMalaM ���** ftatafllM  COAST POWSR CLKAMNO  1981  COUQAR THUHDERBIRD  ���B 3  113V2* i  %W> ON APPROVED CREDIT 3  Arts Centre jazz  concert a success  Auxiliary says thanks  Editor:  On behalf of the members  and executive of the Gibsons  Hospital Auxiliary, I wish to  express thanks and gratitude  for your coverage of our  monthly reports and publicity  for our various projects and  events throughout 1980.  Your staff has been constantly courteous and pleasant, and  we wish you all a very happy  and successful 1981.  Yours truly  Elizabeth Johnston  Publicity Chairman  Gibsons Hospital Aux.  If applause is any indication  Saturday's jazz concert at the  Arts Centre in Sechelt was a  huge success.  Jim Hodgkinson and his  stand-up bass accompanyist,  Mike Lent, treated the full  house to a very polished array  of jazz tunes. Among their  selections were numbers by  Keith Jarrett, Miles Davis,  Thelonius Monk and Charlie  Parker. Carole .King's "So  Far Away" took on.a new  sound, with Hodge creating  some tasty improvisations on  the popular folk-rock tune.  Hodge made a point of  thanking the local people who  made the concert possible,  namely: Clarke Steabner,  Donna Shugar, Keith Wallace  and Susan Elek.  FORD SALES LTD.  Wharf Rd.   885-3281   MDL 5936  Used Furniture  and What Have You  ACS USED  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2812  m  therein had hung around with  my every move -for the last  nine years, 'the. gallery of  personal goodies collected was  quite extensive. However,  most of this stuff was junk to  anyone else. I can't see an  adult inconsiderate (or ignorant) enough not to realize  the inconvenience and yes,  life-altering consequences of  this situation..My dog can't  even leave the country I  In closing, please, I'd like to  give anyone the opportunity  today to be a real live hero.  Just drop my beat up, worn  out, dragged around bag into  a mailbox and restore my faith  in humanity.  Thank you,  DebbyAshby  PResewrsB. *&  Chevron  HILLTOP  CHEVRON  SERVICE  Hwy. 101, Gibsons  * Fast A Friendly Service  Complete Automotive Repairs  to All Makes A Models  We do it ALLI  Phone now for appointment: 886-8414  SALES  CONTINUE  The Christmas Dinner was  delicious and enjoyed by all the  patients.  Thank you all.  Einer Jorgensen  CLASSIFIED NOTE  WORKWErVR WORLD'S INCREDIBLE  Outerwear Clearance  THAT'S RIGHT, INVENTORY IS COMING SOON  AND THAT MEANS WE WOULD RATHER SELL  |IT NOW THAN COUNT IT THEN... SO YOU CAN I  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF RIDICULOUS PRICES ON  )UR ENTIRE SELECTION OF SEASONAL MEN'Sl  OUTERWEAR! VESTS, JACKETS AND MORE!  ^ WORK WEN? WORLD'S kk  ' INCREDIBLE V   toD.  %, TRADE-IN   h��N^  BOOT SALE!  DOES NOT, APPLY  TO RUBBER BOOTS,  RUNNERS, SHOES OR  FELT PACKS-JUST TO  WORKBOOTS, SOFT OR  SAFETY TOEI  BRING US YOUR  OLD WORKBOOTS!  They're) worth ��10"  towards ��� new pair  of our regular  priced boots.  Choose lrom one  ol Canada's  beat boot  selections!  CHOOSE  FROM FAMOUS  MAKERS LIKE  ��� DAYTON  ��� H.H. BROWN  ���QREB  ��� WORKWEAR WORLD  ��� ROCKY MOUNTAIN  ��� BEEJAYS  Sale on Now ��� Ends Jan. 24th  AMPLE  VALUE!  HH BROWN  WORKBOOTS |  ��� Steel Toe IK). 71*     %A(\ it  ��� Leather Uppers Oi��Raj.  "����#���  Less Trade -'10-  Sale Price (with trade) '30.981  Ihe Great Canadian Wortioot Store!  OWORKWEN?   Cowrie St.  Ah WORLD cjg  ffecheit  "1      885-5858  e WORKWEfVR  /LK WORLD   _  Cowrie St,  Sechelt  885-5858 p Coast News, January 20, 1981  ���The sewer question is the key  Pender Harbour Settlement Plan  by Howard White  ', Pender Harbour Ratepayers  Association  The Pender Harbour Community Plan has now heen in  process for over four years,  having been initiated during  the last term of Jack Pater-  son's period as Regional District    director    for    Pender  Harbour and continued under  the three years of Joe Harri-  json's tenure. The plan as it  Islands today reflects all the  j input which has gone into it  during that time, and still re-  j tains the basic structure given  lit by Paterson's original com-  [mlttee, In addition, it reflects  j input   from   several   public  'meetings, numerous petitions  ���and delegations, a public opi-  Lrjion survey, and many spe-  ific .directives from govern-  eatv  From this point on it will be  orked through further public  leetings,. then presented to  le Regional Board, which will  ve the opportunity to make  hatever changes it thinks  cessary, whereupon it will  subject to further scrutiny  id changing by an intergo-  rnmental committee called  EXCAVATING  the Technical Planning Committee. Finally it will be received by Municipal Affairs in  Victoria, who will have the privilege of making any adjustments they see fit before  sending it to the Lt.-Governor  for assent. The Community  Plan, or Settlement Plan as it  is now supposed to be called,  may be nearing the end of its  local drafting but it still  has a long way to go before it  can start working for the area.  The plan as it stands  attempts to be a balanced  document allowing for development, but shaping it in such  a way as to preserve, as goal  .1.1 states, '.'a natural atmosphere, tranquility and a sense  of rural community." Other  goals recognize the need for  services, separation of land  use into compatible areas,  conservation of water, forest  and agricultural land and environmentally sensitive land  development. Goal 3.3 gives  primary recognition to the  community's economic interests: "Fishing and logging interests, marine related industries, tourist and commercial  and Imited service or light  industrial development sites  PACIFIC GADCO CONSTRUCTION  Land Clearing, light or heavy  Road Construction ��� Excavation ��� Logging  Bulldozer ��� Backhoe ��� Grader ��� Front End Loader  iGravel Truck - Skidder 886-7287 886-7951 886-7142  f  J.B.EXCAVATING  886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� Dump Truck ���  Backhoe  ��� Cat ���  Land  ��� Free Estimates  ���  oaennoe i\   .  Clearing ^fes^X,  es ��� Septic Fie'ds   *��n M  RUFUS BULLDOZING  * Land Clearing ��� Excavating  Daryll  ��� Drain Fields  886-9739  APPUANCESI  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE SALES  Parts and Service  g^_.,.. Tuesday ������ Saturday 9 ������5e  886-9959 Pratt Rd.. Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  I AUTOMOTIVE I  R. & J. SERVICES LTD.  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The thirteen pages that follow statement of the seven  goals are devoted to elaborating on how the goals are to be  realized. Each goal is broken  down into a number of objectives, which are further  broken down into policies. The  goals, being the third item discussed in the plan, are all  numbered 3.1, J.2, 3.3 and so  on. The objectives, being the  fourth item, are numbered  4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and so on. Thus  each objective relating to the  first goal, goal 3.1, begins  with 4.1, and is designated  4.1.1,4.1.2,4.1.3 and so on.  When objective 4.1.1 is  further divided into policies,  sthe policies are designated,, and  so on. It's really not so difficult once you stop seeing the  dots as decimal points, and it  happens to be the simplest  way of numbering a document  containing multiple divisions  of this kind.  Goal 3.1, stating the need  to preserve sense of rural  community, has four objectives: to preserve spaciousness, to encourage development of suitable roads, to  encourage a sense of community pride, and to minimize noise pollution.  Taking objectives one at a  time, the first (spaciousness,  etc.) is supported by four  policies, which are among the  most crucial and therefore  most controversial provisions  in the plan. The first,,  states:  "Lot sizes for development  in the Pender Harbour area  will depend upon the categories as defined in the plan  map. The governing factor  in setting lot sizes must  depend upon the sewage  disposal capability of the land  and availability of water,  keeping in mind that a general  sewer system is not considered economically feasible  or desirable in Pender Harbour and that water resources  are limited."  The next policy,,  sets the minimum lot size for  new subdivisions at two  hectares or half an acre.  The thinking that went into  these two policies was as  follows: The most recent  Sanitary Survey study done by  the Pollution Control Branch  in 1977 revealed something  well known to anyone who has  dwelt in the area long enough  to witness the deterioration of  many closed bays and lagoons  such as Salt Legoon, Whiskey  Slough, Madeira Bay and the  swimming lagoon at Garden  day, once clear and healthy,  into weed-choked deadwaters.  The report stated that there  were already serious pollution  problems in Pender Harbour  and recommended that "in  areas slated for greater development a more extensive  sanitary sewage collection and  treatment facility may have to  be designed" and that "present recreational, residential  and commercial development  in Pender Harbour be restricted until proper sanitary  facilities are provided." An  engineering study undertaken  in 1977 detailed the problems  and costs of installing a sewer  in Pender Harbour. The firm  doing the study, Webb Engineering, being in the sewer  building business, quite naturally urged that a sewer  system be built as soon as  possible. Despite this sanguine attitude however, the  report confessed the difficulties to be immense, and set  the cost of a system in 1977  dollars at $7,275 million.  Of course, much of this  total could be raised through  grants and subsidies, but even  after subtracting all of these,  the community would still be  burdened with an annual  cost of $260,079.64. Since all  these estimates were in 1977  dollars, they would have to be  doubled for any system  contemplated for completion  in the mid or late 80's. This  system would serve only the  main harbour basin, excluding  Sunshine Coast  Business Directory  land east of Gunboat Narrows  where some of the worst  pollution problems are and  where the greatest development potential lies. The  service area presently includes about 250 occupied  homes now but even doubling  this figure, the per-home cost  for such a system would be  over SI,000 a year. But this  cost would be minor compared  to the cost of hooking up to the  system for many homes. Since  a pressurized or "force  main" system would be used,  homes would have to "pump  in", requiring elaborate pumping facilities which could add  another $5,000 per house  installation cost in difficult  areas, with additional operating costs.  Such a system would have  to discharge outside the  Harbour and therefore could  nol  be  built  piecemeal.  Even using rough figures it  is plain that the costs of  living with a community sewer  system would be sufficient to  drive many residents on  moderate or fixed incomes out  of Pender Harbour and would  be a severe burden on everyone. Certainly other areas  have sewers, but because of  its rambling layout and  choppy terrain, Pender Harbour can't take them as  models.  Seeing that this course  was undesirable, the plan  committee investigated other  alternatives, and the only  other alternative is keeping lo)  sizes big enough that sewage'  can be absorbed where it is  created. This course was  compatible with the plain's  general attempt to preserve  rural atmosphere by avoiding  city-style crowding and so a  soil study was commissioned  to determine septically sound  lot sizes in specific locations  throughout   the  plan   area,  These vary from five acres  down to a minimum of half an  acre and are recorded on the'  plan map. With these density  guidelines in place, no one  will be driven out of Pender  Harbour by sewer costs in the  foreseeable future, because  a sewer won't be needed.  More next week.  ( Imhiiui  HinlllqiH'  Next door lo Fitzgerald !  I CONTRACTING I  KEN DE VRIES & SON LTD  .FLOOR COVERINGS  Carpets - Tiles- Linoleums - Drapes  Hwy. 101, Gibsons Cowrie St., Sechelt  886-7112 885-3424  PENINSULA TRANSPORT LTD.  LOW BED SERVICE    21 hrs  Reasonable Rates        Per daV  886-2284 Days        Dispatch  Now Offers  Evenings 886-9470  F & LCONTRACTORS  Landclearing, road building, logging, tree ipmoval  excavations & gravel.  886-9872  BI m installations  17 Years Experience  Commercial And Residential  ,jm Floor Coverings "�� J.  jfr  885-2923     885-8661  ��  MISC. SERVICES I  24 HR. SECURITY  Patrolling - Commercial Sites, Industrial Sites  & Private Residences  Fully Bonded   885-2UM     Bo�� ISg*. Sechelt J  f    THERIVIAIIWELD-AU INDUSTRIES    N  Fabrication & General Repairs  Custom Wrought Iron Railings & Airtight Stoves  ^Gibsons Industrial Park   Off Shaw Road. Gibsons     886-8466 J  Carpet Steam Cleaning  885-5851  - Quality Form i Garden Supply Ltd  KRAMAK CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.  ���   Foundations   ���   Framing   ���   Custom  Homes   ���  On your lot or ours  Norb Kraft 885-3432 Sechelt  * Feed  * Pet Food  �� Fencing     ��86'7r?27  * Fertilizer   ^ ' *d ���  Gibsons   i   VAUQHAIf CEDAR LIMITED  Post & Beam Construction - Fencing  Timber & Cedar Sales  Michael Vaughan - Owner Phone: 886-8203,/  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD,    ,,  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 8)8-2864      Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1. Gibsons  m  BOBCAT SERVICE  HftSCONTMCTIM  ��� Hot Tubs      ��� Swimming Pools  ��� Solar Installations      ��� Framing  MVE NORTON  885-38257  Mercury Sales  Honda Sales &  & Service /)    I *  t Service  If NAP  *     ~ww^^^MARII  MARINA  RESORT  fl sT,' Silverline, Campion 81 Lund boats  Jf>   p O. Bo: 1CC   Madeira Park, B.C.    VON 2H0     883-2248  Village Tile Co.  CERAMIC TILE SALES AND INSTALLATIONS  Box 65  Sechelt  X  Joe Jacques  Phone  885-3611  SUNCOAST TRUSS LTD.  ��Zam  (Gibsons)  Industrial Way, Seamount Industrial Park  886-7318  P.O. Box 748  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons B C J  ^     MI SIC   LESSONS    YOU ENJOY  Piano & Organ ipOQifi  fMrneieemU    Begin at age 4 and older  I6I4 Marine Drive. Gibsons    886-9030  Harbour Chimney Cleaning  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  Fireplaces Fumacet OH Stove*  ^_ W3'8l71        Customers from Ihe 686 exchange call called       J  PERMASEAL ALUMINUM  MANUFACTURING LTD.  COMPLETE ALUMINUM WINDOW PRODUCTS ,  DOUBLE PANE WINDOWS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION   V  AND RENOVATION PURPOSES -J  885-3538 *  Sunrise Ridge Industrial Park. Airport Rd   Sechelt, B C  *s*  UPHOLSTERY  ALL REUPHOLSTERING DONE  Boat Tops & Seats  1339 Wharf Road.   Sechelt, B.C. 885-5216 .  ' SUNSHINE COAST *  DISPOSAL SERVICES  885-9973     Port Mellon to Ole's Cove     886-2938  Commercial Containers Available  a*2086 GIBSONS LANES Hw'101  OPEN BOWLING SUMMER HOURS  Saturday -7:00- 11:00 p.m.  Sunday - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. **'  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  Marv Volen  886-9597  1��M^S TomFlieger   Phone 886-7868  Wlectrical  i3  Box 214. Gibsons, B.C.  ON1HACTING VON 1VO  UI00DZIN CONSTRUCTION LTD.  FOUNDATIONS ��� FRAMING   ��� FINISHING  I p. Bruce Freer 885-9068 Bog 1896. Sechelt j  ANDREASSEN    ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO I Seivini) the Sunshine Coasl  IXUCTRIOAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Grantham J Landing, B.C.  STEVE HOFLEY  Natural & Cultured Stone Facings  House Fronts, Fireplaces  and Feature Walls  ALL WORK CONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED     M6-8456  I PAINTING I  PACIFIC-O-FIBERGLASS  FIBERGLASS LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS-SUNDECKS, ETC.  14 years experience 885-2981  /*>  '^Upholsterers  Serving Sunshine  Coast and Vancouver  883-9901 All Furniture - Marine - Boat Tops  ;�� Bill's Holland Electric Ltd.  0} # Bill Achterberg  LL> 886-9232   HEATING  Professional Work At Reasonable Cost  12 JOE DAVIS  f|| PAINTER & DECORATOR  R.R. 2 Lower Rd., Gibsons 886-8291  SECHELT METAL PRODUCTS LTD.  Forced Air Heating  Oil, Wood, Electric, Gas and Heat Pumps  Air Conditioning      885*2466   General Sheet Metal  YOU'LL NEVER RUN OUT!  Audrey's coffee seruice  Office & Restaurant Coffee  Supplies Ik Equipment  885-3718  CANADIAN!  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE  LTD.  Hwy. 101  Sechelt between St. Mary's  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut. 885-2360  Mon.-Fri.   8 a.m. ��� 5 p.m. Sal.   9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Terry Connor  88(1-7040  PAINTING CONTRACm  Box04O. Gibsons, B.C.  I RESTAURANTS I  pMFf  s��Avi��u/ aAatt��iSis  Chinese & Western Food Licensed Premises  Tuesday to Sunday  Lunch: 11:30-3 pm Dinner: 4:30 - 9 pm  Sal. 4 Sun. Lunch: 12 noon - 9 pm  Lower Gibsons 886-9219    Take Out Available  Conversion  Windows,  Glass,  Auto & Marine  Glass, Aluminum Windows & Screens, Mirrors  Hwy 101 or. Pratt Rd.   THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE    00C7111  Complete Instrument OoO'lll  w  PENDER HARBOUR RESTAURANT  CANADIAN AND CHINESE FOOD  Madeira Park Shopping Centre  Eat in A Weekdays      11:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m.  Taka out Friday jpat. 11:30 a.m. - ll:00 p.m.  883-2413     Sunday 4:00 p,m, ��� 9:00 p.m. . The hunt closes in  Carl's  corner  In  search of a career  by Carl Chrbrmu  That blazing pine tree pushed back the darkness of the  deep forest night and held at  bay the penetrating cold of late  November. We had managed  to gather cedar boughs to  fashion a backwall to reflect the  heat, then had piled more on  Ihe ground for a make-shift  bed. Taking turns at sleep, we  had been able to catch a little  shut-eye and to rest our weary  bones for the chase that lay  ahead. Even old Ted was  resting between dreams of his  close encounters with the cat.  Poor old Perse was in a lot of  pain from the broken ribs as he  had not take time to get taped  up while in the store at Cassidy.  The storekeeper had given him  a large roll of wide tape and  during the night I had taped  him up as best I could in the  light of the fire. But the pain  and discomfort was going to  make a cold tracker of Perse for  the rest of the hunt and he  would have to tag along  behind.  I was right in the middle of  being cuddled and comforted  by a dusky maiden on the beach  at Waikiki when 1 felt a sudden  jab in the ribs. I awoke with a  start to find that Perse had been  nudging me and calling "Daylight in the swamp"!  Dawn was just beginning to  paint out the sparkling stars of  the frosty night with dabs of  pink and blue as the Eastern  sky began tq lighten. Our pine  tree had burned to the top and  our fire was cooling. So was I  and it was time to get moving.  "Soon as it's light enough to  backtrack Ted to the last tree  the cat was in, we'll be on our  way", growled Perse. He was  still in pain and pretty tuckered.  The track led us back down  the hill, across the river and up  onto the ridge above. We found  the tree where Ted must have  kept the cat for hours before  Perse had called him in to our  fire for his own protection. Ted  had been getting so hoarse and  tired that he had pounded  himself a bed in the snow where  he could rest and watch. After  Ted had left the tree in response  to Perse's shots and our shouts,  the cat had come down out of  the tree, pee'd in Ted's bed,  made a bed for himself in the  middle of the torn up ground at  the foot of the tree and had  J-ested there in the most audacious show of scorn that the  hunted could leave for the  hunter. That cat had no fear of  dogs. It was the noise of the bay  and bugling and the tinkling of  Ted's bell that put him up the  trees to rest!  Ted was reading sign just as  we were and it only took  moments' to sort out his pee'd in  nest, the cat's bed and the new  track he was making as he  headed again for the river. If  old Ted was excited before he  was furious now at the indignities being heaped upon him  after the frustrations of the past  day and night. He was off down  the hill with me right behind,  both of us slipping and sliding  down the slippery slope. His  track led us right into the river  and there it disappeared.  This was one smart cat and  he'd been chased before. He'd  lost his pursuers by taking to  the water and it looked like it  was going to work again. Ted  was charging frantically up and  down the wide, shallow stream,  following first one back and  then the other, trying to pick up  scent or track. The chances  were good that he had gone  down stream so I waded into  the cold water and followed.  Sure enough - there was a big  pad mark in a hump of snow on  a  flat  rock  in  mid-river.  I  shouted to Ted and kept on  going. Further down I spotted  a windfall suspended from  shore to shore just above the  water. The cougar had climbed  out, taken a few steps along the  top and left a perfect set of  prints in the snow. I shouted to  Ted again, waited until he had a  whiff of the tracks so he would  know we were on his trail, then  down the river we both splashed again. Ted was sticking  pretty close to me by this time  as if he knew I had the edge on  him under the circumstances.  The river was beginning to  narrow as we neared the roarof  the falls, the right bank was  steepening into a sheer rock  wall and the water was getting  too deep for wading. The left  bank was pretty steep but by  the look of the canyon ahead  and the white water rapids, the  cat was going to have to leave  the river soon, and on our side.  I was right.  As we rounded a bend  another rock wall appeared in  front of us. And there in the  snow were his tracks. He had  wet the snow around him as he  shook off the cold water and  had headed up the hill. And he  was not far ahead of usl  To be continued  Coast News, January 20,1981  17  Marta McKown of Elphinstone Secondary School proudly stands before the van provided for her  Coast Television program. The van was provided by Coast Cable Vision and the little charmer is  Maria's daughter.  Training seminar  for ground spotters  Province ol British Columbia  MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION  AND HIGHWAYS  HIRED EQUIPMENT  REGISTRATION  The Ministry of Transportation and Highways in the  Gibsons Highways District is compiling it's Hired  Equipment List and advises all persons or  companies wishing to have their rentable equipment, such as trucks, backhoes, loaders, excavators, graders, rollers, scrapers or tractors listed, that  they should contact the District Office at P.O. Box  740, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO. Telephone 686-2294,  for Hired Equipment Registration forms.  Equipment previously listed must be re-registered  during the month of January.  Full details of equipment, including serial numbers  are required lor registration.  T.M. Forsyth  District Highways Manager  Dated at Gibsons, B.C.  this 15th day of January, 1981.  Our Air Service is usually  called on to assist with aircraft  which have gone down away  from an airfield, and which  must first be found and so the  'search' capability must be  developed and practised. In our  situation here on the Coast, we  can apply this same expertise to  our other "Search and Rescues" (Marine & Land) par-  Nature Note  byVlckldeBoer  Hot Dogs  Some Chinas* Food  Grocery  Food W  There was a report of a  Great Grey Owl sighted in the  Roberts Creek area not long  ago. It is most unusual to see  this owl so far south as they  are usually found in the Arctic  regions. Some years when  their normal prey of lemming  is scarce these birds as well as  the Snowy Owl are forced  south in search of food.  The Great Grey Owl looks  very much like the Great  Horned Owl but is does not  have the characteristic 'horns'  Because its plumage Is so  thick to keep it warm during  the long cold months of winter  it appears to be as big as the  Great Horned Owl but in fact  it weighs less. There have  been a few sightings of this  large Owl on Vancouver  bland and also some as far  south as Oregon.  The bird sighted in Roberts  Creek was being chased by a  flock of crows which is not unusual as crows are the only  birds which will harass the  large Owls. They create a  great racket and dive at the  Owl while he is roosting in  Fresh Fruit  Canned Goods  OPENING  January 26  Gibsons Landing  (beside Bus Depot)  his tree, this usually causes  him to move on to a more  peaceful neighbourhood.  We normally think of Owls  as night-time creatures but  they have very good sight in  daylight and they can contract  their pupils in bright light and  expand them greatly in the  dark. There are in fact a few  species of Owls that hunt in  the daytime. These include  the Hawk Owl, Short Eared  Owl and the Snowy Owl.  It has been discovered  that when hunting in the dark  the Owl uses his specialized  sense of hearing more than his  sight to catch- his prey.  He can in fact catch his prey  in total darkness. Add to that  the almost silent wing beat  caused by the long flight  feathers being tipped with  down on the leading, trailing  and upper surfaces and you  have a stealthy accurate  hunter that only the acute  hearing and speed of the  Kangaroo Rat can escape.  The Owl's main prey Is  rodents and the Great Horned  Owl is one. of .the few predators a skunk must worry  about. Owls regurgitate the  indigestible parts of their prey  such ss the bones and fur.  These remains form pellets  that gather around the base of  the tree where an owl is  roosting.  Owls  are not good nest  Public Works     Travaux publics  Canada Canada  INVITATION TO TENDER  SEALED TENDERS for the projects or services  listed below, addressed to the Head, Tenders and  Contracts, Pacific Region, Department of Public  Works, Canada, 1110 West Georgia Street,  Vancouver, B.C. V6E 3W5 will be received until the  specific closing time and date. Tender documents  can be obtained through the above noted  Department ol Public Works, Vancouver office on  payment ol the applicable deposit.  Project  PR 036957 - Harbour Improvements for D.F.O. at  Gibsons, B.C.  Closing Date: 11:00 AM PST - 3 February 1981  Deposit: $50.00  Tender documents may also be viewed at the  Construction Associations in Victoria and Nanaimo,  B.C.  INSTRUCTIONS  Deposit lor plans and specifications must be made  to the order of the Receiver General for Canada, and  will be released on return ol the documents in good  condition within one month from the date of tender  opening.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  Canada  builders, in fact they often use  an old crow's or hawk's nest  or s hollow tree. They breed  much earlier in the season  than most other birds, some as  early as February, when they  have little competition for  their food supply. The female  sits on the eggs for up to five  weeks while the male brings  food to her. The eggs are incubated from the time the first  one is laid so the young hatch  out at different intervals.  The babies are cared for by  both parents from nine to  twelve weeks and they have an  insatiable appetite. When  they can fly they are off on  their own to find new territories. Sometimes a young  Owl will fall from the nest  before he can fly but the  parent birds will continue to  feed and protect him until he  can fly. It is very difficult to  raise a baby Owl by hand and  for this reason they are best  left alone if found out of the  nest.  It is true a large Owl can  and sometimes will go after s  chicken or other domestic  fowl but his main prey is mice  snd rats so he is doing man a  service by keeping the rodent  population in check. Because  he is basically a nocturnal  hunter so long as.your barnyard fowl are locked in their  coop at night you shouldn't  have to worry about that  hooting noise outside your  window.  ticularly for vessels or people  reported as 'overdue' and  whose position may not be  known precisely. In either case,  there are procedures and  techniques to be learned by  those who would take part in  the Air Search.  A training course has been  designed to provide this information, and it will be  presented to all of those  interested in volunteering'for  this type of assistance at the  Elphinstone' Aero Club Club-  House at the Airport, Field  Road, Saturday, January 24,  from 1 to 5 pm.  There will be Audio-visual  displays, demonstrations and  short talks, with a discussion  period, (no flying!)  Coffee will be served.  Please come if you are  interested.  MAXWELL'S PHARMACY  YOUR COMPLETE HEALTH CARE CENTRE  * Fast Prescription Service  * Health Care Accessories  * Almay Hypoallergenic Cosmetics  * Patient Aids (Sales & Rentals) crutches,  comodes, bed pans, canes, etc.  i07CMarnia.MsoM 886-8156  OPEN SUNDAYS  ���loon to a pm.  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  Swanson's  Swanson's Concrete Products Ltd.  Manufacture & Sale of  Septic TanHs  Curbs. Pier Blocks, etc.  Box 172 Sechelt, B.C. V0N3A0  -^Tif*f lafiffifiiiiritatni  At the sunset of  life... we care.  Grief knows no time ... sunrise or sunset  the pain of loss comes at last to each of us.  When you need special understanding and  assistance in a time of sorrow, remember  we're always here, ready to help... any time.  886-9551  D. A. Devlin  Director  1665 Sea view  Gibsons  HI..JI I  ANNUAL  Buy One Feature  Steak Dinner for  $4.49  and yon get the  second for just  $1.00  Monday and Tuesday  Jan. 26th and 2?th  Come get a REAL meal!  Seaview Place, Hwy. 101, Gibsons   886-7420 Coast News, January 20, 1981  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Births  Announcements I Wanted to Rent I   Help Wanted  I Ulorh wanted  For Sale  Leah and Alan O'Neill announce  the birth of their first child Lisa  Oorene on Jan. IS (7 lb. 7 oz.)  Very happy grandparents, Mr.  and Mrs. Stanley Silvey, Egmont  and Mr. David O'Neill, Ireland.#3  Obituaries  Anderson. Passed away Jan. II,  1981, James Alfred Anderson,  formerly of Halfmoon Bay In his  100th year. Survived by several  nieces and nephews. Mr. Anderson was a veteran of the Boer  War. Funeral service was held  Wednesday, Jan. 14th in the  chapel of Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons, conducted by Reverend  J. Paetkau and Royal Canadian  Legion, Br. 140, interment  Seaview Cemetery.  Cunningham. Passed away Jan.  14, 1981 Ina Cunningham late of  Gibsons in her 83rd year. Survived by one daughter Myrtle  Fraser, one son Commander  Joseph E. Cunningham, Victoria,  seven grandchildren, three great  grandchildren, two sisters, Lillie  of Vernon, B.C. and Ada, Salt  Lake City, Utah. Funeral service  was held Sat. Jan. 17 In the  chapel of Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons. Rev. George Inglis  officiated. Cremation.  Ward. Passed away Jan. 14,1981  Minerva Julia Ward late of  Gibsons in her 82nd year. Survived by one son, Marc and his  wife Nora of Gibsons, four grandchildren, Gerry, Sandra, Iyn and  Karen, five great grandchildren,  two sisters and two brothers.  Funeral service was held Sat.  Jan. 17 in the chapel of Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Rev.  George Inglis officiated. Interment at Seaview Cemetery.  Laycock. Passed away January  14, 1981, Erma Evelyn Laycock,  late of Sechelt in her 76th year.  Survived by her loving husband  Ralph, one daughter Darlene  Rogers and her husband Jim of  Williams Lake. Two grandchildren Michele Nadeau and her  husband Richard of Quesnel,  Butch Rogers and his wife Karen,  Williams Lake, a sister Mildred  Chambers, Sechelt. Funeral service was held Saturday, January  17th at the Bethel Baptist Church,  Sechelt. Pastor Fred Napora  officated. Cremation. Devlin  Funeral Home, Directors.  Card of Thanks....  To long-time friends of our sister  Helen and heartfelt thanks for  expressions of sympathy during  this time of sorrow!  Sincerely,  Brothers Hugh, Jack, Eric and  Alan Inglis and sister Kathleen  Goodwin.  in Memoriam  David Henry. Passed away  January 19, 1980. A year has  passed since he departed for that  bright celestial shore. Though  we do not see nor hear him he  lives in our hearts for evermore.  Mom, Dad, Martin, Dan and  Marie.  For Sale  For Sale  NOTICE TO MEMBERS  The    Gibsons    Public    Library  Association's annual general  Meeting will be held at the public  library on Feb. 2, 1981 at 7:30  p.m. #3  F  Tupparwarr,  886-93W      LoubePafaMrr/  COMMUNITY  INFORMATION  EXCHANOE  Find out what  Volunteer Groups  are doing to enhance  the quality of life in  our communities  Sunday. Jan. 25  2-spm  Chatelech  Music Room  For Info: 885-5881  Personal  "A.A7  MEETINGS  MONDAY: 8:30 pm  Open Meeting  Gibsons Athletic Hall  Ph. 886-2596 Don  886-9208 Dudley  TUESDAY: 8:30 pm  Young People  Rear of St. Mary's  Catholic Church Gibsons  Ph. 886-9783 Lorna  WEDNESDAY: 8:00 pm  Closed Discussion  Meeting  Rear of St. Mary's  Catholic Church   Gibsons  Ph. 885-3436 Catherine  885-3394 Herb  WEDNESDAY: 8:30 pm  Open Meeting  St. Andrew's Church  Madeira Park  Ph. 883-9978 John  THURSDAY: 8:30 pm  Open Meeting  Wilson Creek Community  Hall, Davis Bay  Ph. 885-2464 Tony  885-2896 Ed  SATURDAY: 8:00 pm  Al-Anon - A.A. Meeting  Rear of St. Mary's  Church Gibsons  Ph. 886-7358 Linda  or Bob  For Rent  Announcements  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  sec what it is doing to you?  Al Anon can help. Phone 6-9037  or 6-8228 TFN  Sec what Mary Kay Cosmetics  can do for you I  Call: Margaret Froese  886-2743  GIFT CERTIFICATES  AVAILABLE! TFN  DANCE students, teachers and  others requiring information on  Tap, Ballet, Aero, Modern and  Spanish Dance. Please phone  8862989. TFN  Riding Lessons ��� Provide your  own horse ��� Outdoor Arena,  Cemetery Rd. For more information call Colleen 886-8529 #3  JANE'S" f'Q  TUB & TOP     '      "  SHOP  "A Full Line ol      j^a  Plumbing Supplies  NEW  WINTER HOURS  Tues. - Sat.  9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  Looking for senior person to share  a   house   and   garden.   Phone  B86-9463' ft  Approz. 500 sq. ft. office space,  utilities included, newly decorated, private entrance, parking.  LEASE ONLY. $350.00 month.  885-9585 Sechelt location. ALSO:  storage or work area, same  location as above. 885-9585      #3  3 bdrm. upper suite. Use of  laundry room, balcony, covered  sundeck. Fireplace. Selma Park.  $350 per mo. plus utilities. Feb. 1  1981. Refs. Ph. 274-5017 Hi  Room an'd Board available for  responsible person. $400 per  month. 886-9232 TFN  2 bdrm very private home, ocean  beach esplanades. $275 per mo.  669-7059. HA  Bed & Breakfast in homey  atmosphere by day, week or  month. 883-2608. #3  630 sq. ft. of Commercial or  Office Space for lease. Will  renovate to suit tenant. Phone  886-7112 TFN  OFFICE  OR  RETAIL  SPACE  AVAILABLE  886-2417  888-2743  822-2017  Apartment or suite. Reasonable  rent. Phone 886-2660 #5  Couple wishes to rent 2 bdrm.  house or suite. Prefer Sechelt to  Pender Harbour. Will caretake  or do odd jobs etc. Call '-ollect  929-7720. #6  Home for married couple in  Sunshine Coast area, preferably  on an acreage. Needed urgently.  Will supply references. 885-3286  #3  Young working man looking for  room and board or to share  rent. Preferably in the Sechelt  area but doesn't matter. Phone  886-9313 #5  Help  The Crew of the  "Beachcombers"  are once again  looking for  rental  accommodations  Feb. 1,1981  till Sept. 30,1981  Please  contact  Bob Frederick  665-6820  Collect  Young family looking for 2 or 3  bdrm house for April 1st. References available if needed. Prefer  within walking distance to town,  laundry facilities also be greatly  appreciated. Phone Bruce or Lisa  Doiron 886-8586. _HA  Self-employed portable Sawmiller  requires small house or cottage in  rural atmosphere and may consider providing labour and  lumber for maintenance or  construction in the right situation,  for allowances on cost. Write c/o  Coast News, Box 89, Gibsons.  B.C. #3  2-3 bedroom house. Quiet, nonsmoking teacher. Reasonable rent  &/or caretaking duties. View to  rent to own 886-9160. #4  Quiet couple with small baby  req. one or two bedroom for  reas. rent and or caretaking  duties. Exc.ref. 886-7103        #5  Wanted  Urgently needed - one acre or  more of land by donation or on  long term lease for the purpose  of building an animal shelter for  the Sunshine Coast S.P.C.A.  Please phone 886-7839 or 886-  7938. #3  SPECIAL WEEKLY RATES  a Hotel 886-9334      TFN  CASH FOR LOBS  Top Prices  Free Estimates  0 & 0 LOG SORTING  LTD.  886-7896    886-7700  Wanted older shipwrights or  carpenters wood working tools  especially gouges and adzes.  885-5765. #3  To buy house or lot, Gibsons  area 886-8573. #4  Older house between Langdale,  Gibsons & Sechelt. 112-943-2628  #4  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar - Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd. 885-9408 or  885-2032 TFN  18" Cedar shake blocks. We pay  the best prices for good wood.  Also custom cut your blocks.  886-9856 TFN  Older furniture, china etc. bought  or sold on consignment. Harbour  Antiques, 1585 Marine Dr.,  Gibsons. 886-7800 TFN  Delivered sawdust, shavings, for  stable. 885-9969 TFN  Sunshine Coast  Regional District  PLANNIN8  TECHNICIAN  The Sunshine Coast  Regional District invites applications for  the position of Planning Technician.  The successful candidate will be primarily  responsible for the  evaluation and processing of applications for  subdivision, water  leases and Agricultural  Land Commission approvals as well as responding to inquiries  from the public.  Desirable training and  experience should Include a minimum of  two years related employment in a municipal or Regional District office in British  Columbia.  A starting salary of  $1850. per month,  competitive benefits  and a four (4) day work  week are offered.  All applications will  be received in confidence until the 13th of  February 1981.  Larry Jardine  Secretary-Treasurer  Sunshine Coast  Regional District  Box 800  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Sunshine Coast  Regional District  JUNIOR  DRAUaHTSMAN  (M/F)  The Sunshine Coast  Regional District invites applications for  the position of Junior  Draughtsman.  Duties will include the  preparation of maps  for the Waterworks and  Planning Departments,  processing water connection applications  and operating the  white-print copier.  Qualifications must  include a proficiency  of elementary draughting techniques.  A starting salary of  $$1150. per month,  competitive benefits  and a four (4) day work  week are offered.  All applications will  be received in confidence until the 13th of  February 1981.  Larry Jardine  Secretary-Treasurer  Sunshine Coast  Regional District  Box 800,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  HARBEL HOLDINGS LTD. Mobile homes located In parks on  pads. Listings and sales. We  welcome all enquiries concerning  Wheel Estate. Listings wanted.  Phone 585-3622 (collect). 13647-  100th Ave., Surrey, B.C. V3T  1H9. The Wheel Estate People  TFN  Chimney Cleaning Person. Training provided. Part-time. Work on  percentage basis. Send resume  to: Harbour Chimney Cleaning,  Box 242, Madeira Park. VON 2H0  TFN  Knitting machine owner/ operators to do piecework. Earn extra  money this new year. Phone 886-  7370.  B.C. HYDRO, SECHELT  Require one district office clerk  for approx. 3 months. We are  looking for a person with clerical  experience. Typing SO w/p/m  minimum. Full high school or  equivalent. Customer related  experience an asset. Apply at  B.C. Hydro Office or Box 159,  Sechelt, by Wednesday, January  28. #3  MECHANIC maintain track and  tire machinery, recreational subdivision, sawmill, nice shop, lake,  near Pemberton, B.C. Three  hours Vancouver. Bos 220 Pemberton, B.C. VON 2L0. Phone 984-  0829. Salary negotiable. #3  Ceramic tile setting. Bathroom ft  kitchens, new or old. $2 per sq. ft.  plus materials. Call Barrie at  886-8224. #3  Carpenters helper. Basic carpentry.  Call   Barrie   at   886-8224.  #3  Complete Renovations  From the basement to the roof.  Satisfaction   guaranteed.    Call  885-5946. #5  RAINBOW PAINTING  ft DECORATING  Repairs ft renovations, Interior  ft    exterior.    Free   estimates.  886-7873 #6  Deans Chunney sweep and moss  spraying, we also do landscaping,  pruning, build fences or YOU  WANT IT DONE? WE'LL DO IT!  886-7540 TFN  High school student willing to  do light housekeeping, babysitting or odd jobs in the Gibsons  area. Phone 886-7724 #5  HAVE SAWMILL WILL TRAVEL  For portable sawmill service write  Porta-MuTs, P.O. Box 1074  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1VO fVS  Does your furniture need helpf  Let J&B Upholstery renew HI I  We can recover all kinds of  chairs, supply and cover foam  cushions ft bunks for boats,  trailers, campers. Reasonable  rates. Phone 883-9084 #3  For Explosive Requirements  Dynamite, electric or regular caps  B line E cord and safety fuse.  Contact Gwea Nlmroo, Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Farmer Institute.  TFN  Harbour Chimney Cleaning. Serving the Sunshine Coast. Fireplaces, furnaces, oil stoves. 883-  9171. Customers from the 886 exchange call Collect. TFN  Renovations and Repair*, Framing and Foundations. Call Jim  or Brent at 885-5643 TFN  Chimney   Cleaning   and   maintenance. Ph. 886-7411 or 886-8023  TFN  Qualified   painter.   Reasonable  rates. Work guaranteed 886-9749.  TFN  TLC Tractor Service compact trac-  tor & backhoe. Custom rotova-  ting, raking ft levelling. Call  885-3439. #3  Will do  RENOVATIONS  ADDITIONS  No job too  large or small.  * Quality worn.*  Free estimates.  MMMIM���  Hardwood Floors resanded and  finished, work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885-5072 TFN  Timberjack Skidder with operator. Wire splicer available. 886-  2459. TFN  Most trees, like pets, need care  and attention and trees are our  specialty.  ���Topping  * Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service  Peeriess Tree Service Ltd  815-2109  TFN  Electrical Contractor wants work  anywhere on the coast, own boat  for island work. 886-9316      TFN  J. LEPORE TILE  Quality Installations  Ctramic, Mosaic or Quarry  All work guaranteed  Free estimates  Phone Anytime  ���86-8097  HALFMOON  WINDOW CLEANING  Professional Service  covering Ihe Sunshine Coast.  Roofs, gutters cleaned.  72 Ford Courier Pickup 81,000  mi. New tires, radio, good  condition. $1500 OBO. Datsun  510 radiator, no teaks. $40.  886-2696 anytime #5  RABBITS FOR SALE  Must go ��� all breeding stock  New Zealand ft Flemish Does,  Flemish Buck S7.S0-$1S.00. Also  Toggenburg ft Alpine Buck for  stud service. 886-2696 anytime #5  Fender Acoustic Guitar model  F65 with case. Excellent condition  $350 OBO. Ph. 886-7804 Terry  after 6 p.m. lis  15 cu. ft. frostless frig, with large  separate freezer section plus 30"  smoothtop range to match,  only two years old. $500 the pair  886-8537 #3  Trad* Your  APPLIANCE  on a new  HOT POINT  at  MACLEODS  SECHELT  885-2171  White enamel kitchen garbage  burner. Sears Kenmore apt. size  dryer 110 volts. Small oil space  heater $10. Muskrat ft fox style  coast (almost new). White Glover-  all duffle coat. Black corduroy  trench coat. .59 carat diamond  Solitaire (Appr. $3,150). Leather  boots (size 7) 4 pairs. Name brand  assorted clothes. Phone 885-  2349. #4  Wood windows and doorsl B.C's  lowest prices! Huge selection.  Now stocking pine double glazed  windows. Walker Door: Vancouver (266-1101), 1366 S.W.  Marine Dr. V6P 5Z9 or N. Vancouver (985-9714) 1S89 Garden  Ave.V7P3A5 TFN  HOT TUB?  Do it yourself. Fiberglass, redwood and vinyl. Solar collectors,  H&S Contracting. 885-3825 TFN  Inglis multi-cycle Suto washer,  excellent condition. Guaranteed  ft delivered. $225. Phone 883-  2648 TFN  1 roll of rubber-backed carpet.  Extra thick underpad. Colour:  "Camel" (blend of beiges).  $13.50 sq. yd. Phone 886-7112 or  885-3424. #4  77 Yamaha XT500 good condition.  885-3185. irTFN  Quality horse manure. You pick  up. 885-9969 TFN  Foosebal! table $500 o.b.o.  Phone 886-7877. Hi  Wheelchair Everest ft Jennings.  Electric, collapsible with high  back, new battery, charger. Excellent cond. Call collect Powell  River 485-4963. #3  CREST SEWING CENTRE  SEWING MACHINE   REPAIRS  Alder firewood 885-9468.  H  30" deluxe Viking range $150.  Ice skates' - boys size 11, $10,  girls, size 2, $7; small bike,  $15.Phone 886-9683. #4  CB Base Set. Antenna. Power  pack, 40 channel CB and coax.  Asking $600. Ph. 886-7694       #3  Firewood for sale. I ton flatdeck  for hire. 885-3605. Hi  Need   Railing    wrought    iron.  886-2708. The Olde Iron Shoppe.  TFN  6 yr. Crib ft Mattress $20. 2  Hollywood Beds $15 each. White  sink ft taps $25. Mattress 70"  i 32" $2.50. Gibsons United  Church Thrift Shop. Fridays 1-3  p.m. or 886-7798 #3  Clearance Prices  on  Fireplace inserts  Wood Heaters  MACLEODS  SECHELT  885-2171  Up to % Price  CLEARANCE  on  SKATES  HOCHEV EQUIP.  HELMETS  MACLEODS  SECHELT  885-2171  Appliances, Furniture, TV's,  Stereos etc. DISCOUNT PRICES)  Kern's Home Furnishings, Seaview Place, Gibsons. 886-9733.  TFN  '66 Ford P.U. New snows AM  FM/Cass. Xtra rims $800. Phone  Wayne 886-2572 #3  Quantity of marine paint fiberglass kits etc. Steel shelving,  store gondolas counter drawers  all 50% off. Call Martin 883-9676  IB  1 21 cu. ft. Freezer. 250 gal. oil  tank. 886-9156 #5  Firewood For Sale. U-pick up.  $20 per pick up truck load. Ph.  886-9470 after 7 p.m. #3  SURVIVAL SUIT  Fizt-Wright to fit average to small  (6' ft under) Never used. $300.  885-5998 #4  Four burner Kelvinator Stove  needs a little work. $45.00 OBO.  Phone 885-3772 #3  Used Building Materials 2x4's 5*  a ft., 2x6's 10* a ft. 4"x 4" angle  iron $1.50 a ft. Good antique  bricks, cleaned and strapped on  pallets $200 for 1 pallet of 500 br.  688-7188. Rear of 1140 West  Pender St., Vane, B.C. #6  TV and Stereo servicing. Yesl  We make house calls. Green  Onion Stereo, Dunham Rd., Port  Mellon 884-5240 #5  Used Oil Furnace Mod. 106-1  106000 BTU/HR Good working  condition $150.00.886-7700     #5  37' Troller no licence 110 hp  Chrysler Nisson diesel 2 sounders, 2 phones, auto pilot, anchor  winch, insured for $30,000. Trade  for property or what have you.  886-2350 #5  Basement Sate of ass'td. house'  items: Plant Pots, elec. hotplate  ft crockpot, 2 stools, inside door,  ignition cable set router guide,  new bicycle chain ftbreglass  repair kit, picture frame, Sunday,  Jan. 25th opp. Crowe Rd., Hwy  101, after 2 p.m. #3  Pine Table ft benches $250.  Pine finished Buffet ft hutch  $189. 42'/i-42'/i wood dble,  glzd. window $150 OBO. 4 adj.  steel jack bldg. supports $20 ea.  Hanging Tables ft lights $50 pr.  Phone 886-7105 after 6 p.m.     #3  1 Diamond Ring with four diamond setting, asking $450 OBO;  I soft top tent trailer sleeps 4.  Asking $350 OBO; 8-track FM  Pioneer deck. Asking $100 OBO. ���  886-8552 Hi  PENINSULA  ROOFING ft  INSULATION LTD.  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt      005-9505  HOT  WATER  TANKS  All Sizes  Best Prices on  the Peninsula  MACLEODS  SECHELT  885-2171  1969 IH model 3414 Backhoe  Very good condition. $7900.  Ph. 886-9470 after 7 p.m. 886-  9470 #3  CHATNSAW 885-5530. McCul-  loch 2-10 20" bar $75. Wheel and  tire Datsun P/U 600x14. $25.  885-5530 after 6 p.m. #5  New bassinette size baby crib  for sale $30. Phone 886- 7309     #5  OVERWEIGHT?  NOT ATTRACTIVE  2   Ovorwciqht is  NOT HEALTHY  3   Most Important  Overweight Is  NOT INCURABLE  Formula 2001  can   get   rid   ot  those  unwanted    pounds  Quic.kly ��� Easily  Sately & Comfortably  It REALLY WORKS  doctor approved  Lose up to 15 pounds  the tirst 2 weeks!  CALL DONNIE  FOR CONSULTATION  Automotlue  One must go. 67 GMC V< to*  $800. 68 AMC Rebel $600;  886-2523 after 6 p.m. Hi  For sale BMW 2002. Taiga green.  Phone 886-7850. #3  71 Vega for sale as is or parts,  Lois 886-9156. ���;  1964 Volvo 122 4-door Sedan B18  New brakes, exhaust, shocks; 8  radials - 2 snows; spare parts car  incl. $850. 1962 GMC 1 ton  10' flatdeck. No reasonable:-  offer refused. Leave message for>  Ed At 885-9285. HA'.  69 Chev Caprice station wagon. :  Good engine & interior, fair body. :  Needs trans, work. $150 o.b.o. J  886-7667 days. #4 '  ALL MAKE SERVICE]  Brakes. Tune-ups  Major Repairs  Reasonable Prices  SOUTH COAST  POM Ml.l�� MB  Hours ot Strvlct  7:30 am. - S Dm.  885-3281  \NS BRONCO MUSTANG  69 Mustang. Good condition;..'  $1000 o.b.o. 886-2033. Moving v  must sell. frV  2 68 MGB's. One runs really well  and one is for parts. 2 lid. f ps, good;  wheels- great deal al $2,500.  These are classics now! Jane 883-  9342 Sun. - Tues. or write R.R.Kl,-  Garden Bay, VON ISO TFN;  73 Datsun P.U. Canopy, sun-  roof, new tires, snows, heavy  bumpers, radio, boat rack, etc;  Exc. condition $2,100 obo. Phone  886-2623 #3  1973 Blazer 350 auto. New tires:  New paint. Very good mechanical  cond. $2,950. 886-9154        TFN;  886-7751  806-2861  AUTOPLAN  1981 AUTOPLAN  RENEWALS ARE  NOW IN THE MAIL.  This year again all rales  are up To ease Ihe  burden (particularly II  you have more than one  vehicle to insure) you  may wish to linance. We  would suggest thai you  come in early lo avoid  lineups and we can  complete all Ihe lorms  and have them ready lor  you lo pick up. We will  accept cheques postdated as late as Feb. 25.  1981. All early bird  customers will receive a  Complimentary Bankers  Pen.  WE  CAN  LOOK  AFTER  ALL YOUR INSURANCE  NEEDS AT  Drummond  Insurance  Cedar Plaza. Gibsons  886-7751  ���Mi Automotlue  Automotlue  marine  1970    Toyota    Custom    Crown 1077 TuZZ u.j. .,   d ZI ���  station wagon. Bucket seats, roof IE~ L*?r.     S^  rack, power back window, low thimT^n   l? tn'rvS"  f *���  *" ����' ���� Phte8883������i   ^    %12mHi  M Toyoj. Corona 4 dr. au,- &��   l^l^A,^  matte, 18,000 mi. Best offer to ,ra    Excel    cond    S77S     �����  $5,000. Call Mr. Martin 883-9676 Pontiac ^ for restoring After  *5 6:30-883-9388 #5  1968 Volks Type 3. Very good I  mech.   condition,   firm   body.  $700. 886-2543 #5 I  Motorcycles  ZL*L&rJ2> ��**r^^^T6^AskfE  running condition  885-3122  $600. Phone  #3,  l974Camaro, 350 engine. Rustei  oul. $500.886-2987 #5  $2950.00  1976 GMC '/. ton Sierra Grande  V-8, auto, PS/PB. Tilt wheel,  radio 4x4. 1971 Chev V. ton, V-8  4 spd. 3 gas tanks, winch. $2495.  Ph. 886-9470 after 7 p.m. #3  RENT-A-CAR  RENT-A-TRUCK  19801-TON TRUCK  c/w 12' VAN  1980 F-250  3/4 TON PICK-UP  1980 FAIRMONTS  1980 MUSTANGS  New 5 ton truck. 22'  Box.   Hydraulic   tail-  gale.  DAILY WEEKLY  MONTHLY  COMPETITIVE RATES  ���ABBA���  I campers & RU s  23 ft. self contained 5th wheel  Trailer, air conditioner, auto,  awnings w/or w/o Ford 250 auto  truck. Can be seen at Bob St.  Denis', Park, Ave., Roberts  Creek. Phone 885-3350 #3  1977 Frontier 11' camper. 3-way  fridge, stove with oven, bathroom, furnace, hydraulic jacks.  $3.950.886-9154. TFN  For quick sale. 79 Dodge camper  special club cab 'A ton dual bat.  Michelin radial.  885-3682. #3  mobile Homes  80UTH COAST FORD  885-3281  coast Mobile  Homes Ltd.  GOOD  SELECTION OF  DOUBLE WIDES  We tah-e trades  or  Consign your Mobile  Home lo us for  Quick sale  WHARF ST.   SECHELT  885-9979       mdl 6393  12' aluminum boat Johnston  motor 4 1/2 $1,300. 886-7877.  #3  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYSLTD  Insurance claims, condition and  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747,885-3643,886-9546      TFN  Log salvage operation. Aluminum  boat, small booming grounds,  cable bundler, tie-ups, low-rent  waterfront, top location $25,000.  Leave number at 886-8507  evenings. #4  IAN MORROW* CO. LTD  Marine Surveyors, condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433,886-9458.   TFN  For Sale ��� Survival Suit. Fiat-  Wright to fit average to small  (6' & under) never used. $300.  885-5998 #4  17'FG Canoe $175.886-7321.   M  21' Alum, work boat, 170 h.p.  Volvo I/O, VHF, etc. $16,750.  885-9247 #5  22' aluminum covered work  boat, not running condition.  $3000.00. Ph. 886-9470 after  7p.m. #3'  AB Haddock Boat moving.  Licensed and fully insured.  Hydraulic equipment. Phone 883-  2722 days. 883-2682 eves      TFN  12' fiberglass Dinghy with oars  & small trailer. 2 lifejackets.  $200.886-9066 #5 .  Live aboard 34' glass over ply  Cruiser. Chrysler 440. Hydr.  steering & controls. Auto pilot.  Stainless steel fuel tank. Needs  finishing. $16,000 firm. 886-9066   JS  Older   17'  fiberglass   runabout  with 60 h.p. Evinrude. 2 tanks.  New  battery.   $1300.   886-9066  Hi  005-9345  CAMpbells  HARDWARE  & GIFTS  PENDER HARBOUR CENTER  MADEIRA PARK  883-9914  FAMILY SHOES  * and  LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF  DOWNTOWN  SECHELT"  Deadline X       Deadline 12:00 Noon Fridays  12:00 Noon Saturday ./classifieds should be prepaid and pre-written  Your friendly neighbourhood drop-off  points for illf f !IWSJ  Classified Ads  CLASSIF  Copyright and  Advertising  Regulations  The Sunshine CoasI News  reserves the right lo classify  advertisements under appropriate headings and determine  page location. The Sunshine  Coast News also reserves the  right to revise or reject any  advertising which in the opinion  of the Publisher is in questionable taste. In the event that  any advertisement is rejected,  the sum paid for the advertisement will be refunded.  ED ADVERTISING  Minimum $2.50 per 4 line insertion. Each  additional line 50C, or use our economical 3  weeks for the price of 2 rate. This offer is made  available for private individuals.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS  ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found  No billing or telephone orders are accepted  except from customers who have accounts with  us or who live outside the Sunshine Coast.  Cash, cheques or money orders must accompany  all classified advertising.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION.  1   Please mall to CoasI News, Classifieds,  1   Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  |   Or bring In person to  ���   the Coast News Office In Gibsons.                  Eg. F  CLASSIFICATION:  :orSale, For Rent, etc.  in "  r  trr  t  ICE  i l ,j - -j���'  !                                 "                            -L  1  1  1  !           n: ���  * ' ;'     ' ' "���' '-���'-  |x   : ._: ::: :: 1- 1  Opportunities  YOUR TREES ARE WORTH  MONEYI  Do you want to receive some  return from the forest on your  property without destroying it*  beauty? Do you know how much  timber there is on your property?  We are Forestry Consultants  and we will be pleased to help  you. Call Win at 980-5061. Hugh  & Hamilton Ltd. H6  Lluestoch  Registered purebred young Jersey milk cow. Very quiet, hand-  milked, 5 gal. daily. Also winter  hay supply. 885-9294 after 6  p.m. Hi  HORSES  Your opportunity for a good  riding horse I Bonniebrook Stable  being phased out. 886-2887   TFN  HAY - $2.00 a bale. Oats and  barley S7 - 100 lbs. Phone evenings 885-9357. TFN  Horse owners: 2 box stalls  available for boarders on Lockyer  Rd. Lighted outdoor riding ring.  Close to Trails. 885-9969. #3  Kerry  Blue  Terriers  886-2505  SPCA  SPAY  Clinic  and information  886-7938  Box 40S  Gibsons, B.C.  Help! I need a new home desperately. I am a Lab/Shep. cross  8 months old. My owners are  leaving town. I love to play with  children. Phone 886-8354        IS  2 Collie Shepherd cross Pups free  to good home. 1 male ft 1 female.  886-9296 #3  Free only to good home, Terry  Poodle, 1 yr. old, all shots up to  date. Call 886-7171 #3  Free to good home upon interview  purebred Keeshound with papers  5 yrs. old, neutered, all shots up  to date. Excel, disposition.  886-7171 #3  Magus  Kennels  ��� Dog Boarding &  Training  ��� #1 Great Dane In  Canada 1979  ��� Bright clean Kennels  ��� Weekly, Daily  Hourly Rates  886-8568  Roberts Creek near  Driving Range  Small grey Cat disappeared from  Coach Road, January 13th.  Reward. 886-8445 #3  Year old neut. Siamese male Cat,  cross-eyed. Vic. Gower Pt. Rd.  early Jan. Reward. 886-8313,  886-9147 #4  m  Brown wallet near laundromat at  Mr. Mike's. 883-9342 or leave at  any Post Office. TFN  Found  School Rd. ft Gower Point. Set of  keys (7). Coast News Office      #3  Found - Male 21/2 year old collie  cross. White ft sand colour.  Wilson Creek. 886-7839 or 886-  7938. #3  music  884-5240  CAM PRENTIS Prop.  DUNHAM RD.. PORT MELLON  VON 2SO  PRO DISCO AND LIGHTS  FOR HIRE  Cater to all crowds  Big or small  Ph. 885-2837   Ph. 886-2890   #S  Piano* by  Mason & Rlsch  Guitars by  Gibson, Sigma  and others  Peavey and  Traynor Amps  Full Selection ol  Strings, Accessories  and Music Books  Professional Servlc*  Tnri lay Centra      885-3117  Legal  NOTICE  OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION  OF  CROWN LAND  In Land Recording  District of New Westminster Group 1 and  situated at Madeira  Park, B.C.  Take notice that Lois  E.M. Banman.,of Madeira Park, B.C., occupation Housewife  intends to apply for a  Lease of the following  described lands:  Commencing at a  post planted foreshore  within Thornbrough  Channel fronting upland property which is  Lot 9, Block 20 of Lot  1023, Group 1 New  Westminster District;  thence 52' wide;  thence 74' deep.  The purpose for  which the disposition  is required is Private  Moorage.  Lola Elaine  Melvlna Banman  Jan. 12,1981  NOTICE  OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION OF  CROWN LAND  Notice of Intention to  apply for a Water Lot  Lease within the Harbour of Gibsons, B.C.;  New Westminster  Group 1 Land District;  of the following description.  Starting at Gibsons  Beacon Light to a  "point of commencement" 100 ft. W.S.W. of  said Beacon; thence 50  ft. S.E.; thence 180 ft.  S.W.; thence 50 ft.  N.W.; thence 180 ft.  N.E. to commencement point containing  an area of 9000 sq. ft.  approximately.  The purpose for  which the disposition  is required is for mooring small icowa.  Henry J. Smith,  President,  H.J.N.J. Enterprise*  Dated:  January 10,1981  Coast News, January 20, 1981  Legal  19  Province ol  British Columbia  Ministry of  Forests  NOTICE  INVITING  APPLICATIONS  FOR TIMBER SALE  LICENCE A14595  Pursuant to section  16(1) of the Forest Act,  sealed tenders will be  received by the Regional Manager, Vancouver, up to 1 pm. on  February 9,1981, for a  Timber Sale Licence to  authorize the harvesting of 50 cubic metres  of dead and down cedar located Narrows  Inlet, New Westmin-  ster'Land District.  Term: 1 year  Bids can be accepted only from small  business enterprises,  as defined in the Regulations.  Applications for registration under the  small business program and details of the  proposed Timber Sale  Licence may be obtained from the Regional Manager, B.C.  Forest Service, 631-  355 Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2H1  or the District Manager, B.C. Forest Service, Box 4000, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  NOTICE TO  CREDITORS  "In the Estate ol George Thurston Smith-Strong,  also known at George Thurston Strong, Iste ot  Madeira Park, British Columbia.  NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others  having claims against the estate of the above  deceased are hereby required to send particulars  thereof to the Executor, Earl P. Smith, at Eastwood  et Company, Barristers and Solicitors, P.O. Box  1280, 201 Toredo Square, Sechelt, British  Columbia, on or before February 15, 1981 after  which date the Executor will distribute the said  estate among parties entitled thereto, having regard  only to claims of which he then has notice."  Earl P. Smith  Executor  By His Solicitor  Donald E. Falrweather  Eastwood a Company  NOTICE TO  CREDITORS  "In the Estate of Stanley Conquest, also known as  Ross Conquest, late of Halfmoon Bay, British  Columbia.  NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others  having claims against the estate of the above  deceased are hereby required to send particulars  thereof to the Executor, William David Long, at 306-  540 Burrard St., Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2K1, on or  before February 15, 1981 after which date the  Executor will distribute the said estate among  parties entitled thereto, having regard only to claims  of which he then has notice.  William David Long  Executor  By His Solicitor  Mabel C. Eastwood  - FOR SALE -  BY OWNER  5 acres, 1460 sq. ft.  dwelling, two bedrooms,  two bathrooms, living,  diningroom,  fridge  &  oughout, 300 feet of highway frontage. Two stall  horse barn. Permission  for second dwelling. I-  deal for a two family  situation. '150,000.  Phone886-9200  Property  Lot on Savary Island. 50 x 300  $10,000. Phone 886-8484.        HA  Artist wants to purchase private  treed property up to one acre to  build studio. Central to Gibsons ���  Sechelt. 886-2922. #4  Large older house on quiet  view lot Granthams Landing  needs fix up mid fifties. Phone  8/6-7891 eves If  For Sale by owner good building  lot, Fircrest Rd. 121,000. 886-  7070 or 886-2307 #5  Carbon Pt. - Tillicum Bay.  Vi acre waterfront. Crown  lease. Safe moorage.' Water  available. Offers. Phone 885-5340  days -886-9382 eves. #4  SELMA PARK  Older two bedroom bouse newly  renovated, fridge and stove  included, some view, not on lease  land, available immed. 135,000  firm. 886-7701 or 885-5059       #5  Local businessman would like to  buy 'A acre or more for own  residence. (Gibsons/Roberts  Creek area). Phone 886-2137 TFN  Would like to buy through private  sale - acreage Langdale to Halfmoon Bay area. 886-9839 #5  Wanted - 2+ acres southern  slope, some trees, between  Roberts and Pender to build  passive solar house for out  family. 988-1836 #5  BONNIEBROOK  HEIGHTS  View Lots at Gower Point  From $35,000  Selection of  choice lots  All services underground  Brynelsen Benzon  Realty  Vancouver 689-7556 Coast News, January 20  One-day hospitality  crash course offered  I he usual pri/c of $5,011 will be awarded to the first name drawn from the barrel which correctly  locates the above. Send your entries to the Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. Winners will be paid at the  end of each month and entrants are reminded that to be considered their entry must reach the Coast  News office on Saturday of the week the picture appears. Last week's winner was Glenn Dempster of  Henderson Road in Roberts Creek who correctly located the pictured objects in the yard of Joan  luster in Roberts Creek.  Travellers treated well tend  to come back.  Repeat visits mean more  employment opportunities and  income for the local residents.  A one-day crash course  leading to a Hospitality  Certificate is offered on  January 26,' Monday at 9:00  a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Driftwood Inn in Sechelt. The program is co-sponsored by the  Chamber of Commerce.  The course is aimed at improving the level of service  given to visitors in British  Columbia. It is designed for  employers and employees of  hotels and motels, people  depending upon visitors for  their business and others  who are interested in employment in the service industry.  In this one-day course the  instructor Ms. Merilee Walton  from Tourism B.C. in Victoria  will deal with the basic skills  important in personal and  public relations. This includes  techniques for remembering  names, communication, the  art of listening, handling  complaints, telephone manners and several interesting  films will be shown.  The fee is $5 to be paid on  arrival at the Driftwood Inn.  A maximum of 25 participants  will be accepted.  Deadline for registration is  January 22nd. Please call 885-  3512, Continuing Education,  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and  Tuesday until 7:00 p.m.  Building?  IF YOU ARE BUILDING A NEW HOME AND NEED WINDOWS  Look No Further  PERMASEAL HAS ONE OF THE BEST NEW WINDOWS AVAILABLE TODAY.  A Vi" sealed air space, a strong aluminum frame, with a baked on enamel finish  gives you a long lasting and attractive window for your home. Give us a call or  bring your plans in for a price.  LOCAL MANUFACTURING MEANS EXCELLENT  SERVICE AND LOW PRICES  Permaseal  Aluminum Mfg. Ltd.  Airport Rd., Wilton Creek   SSS-3S3S j  Slings and Arrows (cont'd.)  parishoner. The teacher works  with groups, twenty or thirty  at a time. Where the physician  consults in his office, the  teacher is constantly operating  in the waiting room.  In times of insecurity and  public criticism, teachers will  of course cling to the mythic  'lotinn of professionalism. It  's a way ;o make their trials  and tribulations seem more  tolerable, a way of insulating  themselves against the jabs  of friends and foes alike.  Frances Fleming is a friend of  education and a friend of  teachers. Even more, she is a  friend to children. In her  column last week, her misuse  of the term professional  offended many of the people  who teach school in the district. Many thought her  comments negative and anti-  teacher. Nonsense. She was  simply using a term that  teachers use themselves and  showing how inaccurate and  misleading the term professional is when applied to  the art of teaching.  Teachers are well paid for  their work. They don't need  claims of professionalism to  improve their negotiating  position. Such claims do a  disservice not only to themselves but to those they  serve. A good teacher deserves every cent he or she is  paid. The work is stressful  and demanding, subject to  criticism from within and  without. Giving that work a  mystic aura by hanging the  albatross of "professionalism" around its neck only  serves to confuse the issue.  Status, on the other hand, is  another problem. Most teachers would like to have then-  work more highly regarded.  In fact, where education is  considered important, teachers do have a high status.  In those communities where  education is not seen as  particularly important however, teaching is seen as just  another way to earn a living.  The whole idea of "professional" status has nothing  whatever to do with the way a  community regards its teachers. For teachers to assume  that they are professional and,  as a result expect to he highly  regarded and respected, is  silly. When teachers are loved  and respected as much as they  think they deserve (a condition  not likely to occur) you won't  hear the word "professional"  trotted out.  So, all of those teachers who  were offended by Mrs. Fleming's article should reconsider their bruised egos  and take a hard look at what  she was saying. We should all  get off the professional band  wagon and stay off it. We  should all (and I include myself in this category) have  much more faith and confidence in what we do and  not worry about how "professional" we are but concern  ourselves with how skillful we  are. Leave professionalism to  doctors and people who play  golf for money and wait  patiently for the day when a  grateful parent or a loving  former student invites us to  lunch.  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop oil your Coast News  Classified at Campbell's  Family Shoes Sechelt or  Centre Hardware, Madeira  Park.  ��6�� ��'89��@��0��  January  All Stock must GO!  Great savings on Euery item!  26" Sanyo Remote  COLOUR TV  3 Yr. Warranty  on Parts & Labour  2 Only       Reg. 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"For All your Building needs'  FrTMBR-MART  mnvw*.'  886-8141        i in r" ' - Anions (he winter residents on the Sunshine Coast are thousands of birds andafter a feeding session  (hem packing.  enough is enough and sends  HISTORICAL TREND: Building Permits and their Values  Editori Noie The following ha�� been laken Irtmi An Economic Bmc Study of tht Sunahirw Cout Ptnintula Region, prepared by ihe  Sunlhim.'C)JS1 ExuriumK Adiustnienl Commillte and published SepR-mbcr 1980 IT* report, which delails and sumnwrizeiava&t amount ol  economic .mti demoijraphk information may be vn.-w.icl al the SCRD olfkez, Wharl Rd , Sec belt, librarie* in both Gibsons and Sechell and al  locaJ Realtor Oifctrf,  Building permits issued over time is a good indicator of construction activity in an area and can be,a  supplemental indicator of growth. The number and value of building permits issued in the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (excluding Gibsons and Sechelt} are presented for the period 1972-1979 in Appendix  Table VI-1.  The number of permits issued has ranged between about 600 and 700 during the past 7 years. A 35%  increase was recorded in 1973, the year of implementation for the Land (Commission Act that constrained  the rczoning of designated agricultural land throughout the Province. During 1976, a significant drop  occurred in permits issued, which was coincident with the raising of ferry rates to and from the Sunshine  CoasI.  The value of permits issued has risen fairly steadily from $4.1 million to $14.9 million, in current dollar  terms, an increase of 258% since 1972. The only year experiencing an absolute decline in total value was  1976. The average value per permit has also more than doubled since 1972.  APPENDIX TABLE Vl-I  Number and Value of Building Permits Issued by the  Sunshine Coast Regional District (A-F)  (Excluding Gibsons and Sechelt*  Change  % Change           Average  % Change  Number  Over  Value ol            Over               Value/  ,   Over  Permits  Previous  Permits           Previous             Permit  Previous  Issued  Year  ($)                Year                 (��)  Year  1972  494  4,160,100                                      8,421  1973  667  35  6,887,200             65                 10,325  22  1974  667  0  9,109,200               32                  13,656  32  1975  704  5  12,850,500              41                   18,253  33  1976  635  10  10,691,000              17                  16,836  4  1977  643  1  12,912,000             20                 20,080  19  1978  612  ���5  13,700,900              6                   22,387  11  1979  714  16  14,914,000              8                   20,887  ���7  "The number ol permits issued by Gibsons ranged from 51 in 1972 to 60 in the first 6 months ol 1980. The  number of permits issued in Sechelt were:  1977 87 $1,768,000  1978 31 $1,256,000  ��� 1979   93   $3,944,000 Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  BoyalTrust  ELIZABETH nAINES  Sales Representative  FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY  For person who wishes to be independent. Well established  Taxi Business in prime location of Pender Harbour. Good  potential for territorial expansion and current services. Priced  to sell at $39,500. For complete information call Elizabeth  Raines 324-4621 (24 hours).  BEAUTY SALON FOR SALE  Opportunity to be creative and be your own boss at the same  time. Well established business with 4 fully equipped stations, 3  sinks with extra hook-up for fourth, 4 dryers, bin washer &  dryer, full bathroom plus storage. Located in modern plaza  close to shopping centre. Lots of parking available. Vendor is  motivated. All reasonable offers will be considered. Call  Elizabeth Raines 324-4621 (24 hours).  Together,  ��^^3  we can help you better.  ROYAL TRUST CORPORATION OF CANADA REALTOR  lexander Realty Ltd.  IMMACULATE 24 x 60 3BR MODULAR  HOME ON CORNER GARDEN BAY RD.  AND CLAYDON RD: Close lo all amenities,  carpets, drapes, appliances, 2 lull size  bathrooms, all large rooms. Lot has subdivision  potential.  TAYLORS GARDEN  BAY STORE *  MARINA: is a well known and long established  business located in Garden Bay. Store, Marina  Gas pumps, boat facilities and other extras.  FULLY EQUIPPED BEAUTY SALON IN  SECHELT: Known as Super Shape, 4 stations,  5 dryers, 4 hydraulic chairs & other assorted  stock. Fully equipped and ready to go for a full  price ol $25,000  3 BR HOME ON WESCAN RD IN SECRET  COVE: 1,200 sq. (I. walking distance from  water, close to marinas, 2 yrs old, new septic  tank and field, water supply, electric heat and  assumable mortgage with full price $59,500.  180 FOOT DEEP WATER MOORAGE  AND TWO BR HOME IN MADEIRA  PARK: This valuable properly includes  loreshore lease, 1.5 acres, guest cottage and 35'  x 35' storage shed. Room (or an additional  house. Located next to Coho Marina and  known as "WIDMAN PROPERTY."  213 ACRES WATERFRONT PROPERTY  AT GREEN BAY - NELSON ISLAND: This  prime property has 213 acres, several buildings,  private lagoon with unlimited potential.  SUNNY'S HAIR BOUTIQUE IN MADEIRA  PARK: conveniently located in the shopping  centre, a thriving business that has been rapidly  growing over Ihe years, owner raising family and  would still work part time.  38.8 ACRES AT LANGDALE. PCL-1 OF  D.L. 1398: With gentle slope and small stream  on property. Access off main highway.  CENTRE HARDWARE IN MADEIRA  PARK: This modern store in fast growing  community located in main shopping centre in  Madeira Park... unlimited potential.  15 UNIT MOTEL IN GARDEN BAY: with  attractive Caretaker's house. Short walking  distance to Marinas. A thriving business with  lucrative revenue potential. Call for further  information.  A LARGE LOVELY 3 BR VIEW HOME  OVERLOOKING BARGAIN HARBOUR.  LOCATED OFF CHRIS WAY: One of the  nicest homes in the area with panoramic view,  all appliances, carpets, drapes, fireplaces up &  down, full basement with rec. room.  LOT 27 LOCATED JUST ABOVE MA  DEIRA PARK TURNOFF ON HWY 101  Goes right through to Madeira Park Rd. Choice  view, possibly 2 separate lots $26,500.  883-2491  P.O. Box 10, Madeira Park, B.C. V0N2H0  MEMBER  SUNSHINE COAST  I REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  WESTERLY TRAIL ISLAND  H.B.B0RD0N ABEHCIESltd.  31 Years At Cowrie St., Sechelt  PHONE  885-2013  Box 123, Sechelt, B.C.  HOMES  " 2,000 sq. ft. DECKS  SUPERB VIEWS  EVERY SUNSET!  , ��� All Seasons Contemporary West  Coast 1700 sq. ft. two level home.  Meticulous construction.  ��� Guest house?  ��� Unique and very private.  PROTECTED MOORAGE  COMMERCIAL  LOTS  Mermaid Street, Sechelt.  Two 50' frontage by 132'  deep. Two small houses.  Details from John Wilson.  YES - WE DO HAVE  LAKEFRONT PROPERTIES  ON SAKINAW!  WAYNE SALTER     PATRICIA LINDSAY  885-5986 885-2591  H.B. GORDON  885-2013  JACK NOBLE  883-2701  WEST SECHELTT^efree living in this easy to maintain  house and grounds 1280 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, full basement  home. Jenn Air kitchen. Two baths. Fruit trees ��� Japanese  garden - large rec. vehicle's parking. F.P. $99,000.  LOTS  WESCAN ROAD  Cul-de-sac lot and 12 x 14 heated  workshop. F.P. $15,700. Jack has  details.  RUBY LAKE LOT  Non waterfront lot only $9,900. Hallowell Rd.  -CARD AND GIFT SHOP--  Retail Business for a family or couple. Fully  stocked. Renewable 5 year lease. Excellent  location in the heart of Sechelt. Loads of  parking.  JOHN WILSON  885-9365  MIKE BALDIGARA  885-5645 ��� BLOCK  NATIONAL REAL EST/  \\SP^  the  .bestsellers  OCEAN VIEW OVERLOOKING  GIBSONS & HOWE SOUND  This panoramic view may bv enjoyed from both  levels o( ihis new contemporary 1700 sq. ft.  home. Il is localed on one of 2 lots for added  privacy yet still easy walking distance to all local  facilities of Gibsons. Priced at $133,500.  JUST LISTED ��� SEMI WATERFRONT  TILLICUM (SECHELT INLET)  This large treed corner lot overlooking the  Tillicum Marina offers moorage, launching and  all marine facilities at your doorstep. This  property is a park-like setting. You may choose  to retain the atmosphere of secludison or fall  some of the timber for an unobstructed ocean  view as well as providing lumber for your  building needs. Access is by paved road. Hydro,  phone and water at property. Priced at  $36,000.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  Newly established floor covering business.  Located in a modem plaza with excellent lease.  Premises are well appointed and include some  amenities. Vendor will sell for cost of leasehold  improvements, fixtures and inventory. $6,500  is assumable.  !W  WSN1  SUBDIVIDABLE ACREAGES  for outright purchase or will also  consider participation.   NELSON ISLAND (WATERFRONTAGE)  ESTATE SALE  This .83 acre waterfront gov't lease lot is located  in Telescope Passage. It has a domestic water  lease & is close to wharfage. This property was  assessed at $12,800 for 1979. Sale Price  $12,500. Call me and we will, look at this one  ���together.  INVESTMENT  Would you like a yield in excess of 30% on your  investment? This business (a coin laundry)  showed a yield of 26% on gross income last year  for present owner after allowance for major  capital replacement expenditures.  The business is located in a steadily expanding  area on the main highway near ihe community  business intersection. This well run coin  laundromat is a self-employment opportunity  requiring minimum time and effort to operate.  The equipment is in top condition and paved'  parking is available for a minimum of 20  vehicles. Expansion was contemplated by  present owner, and tentative approval has been  given to accommodate this and a long-term  tenant. The vendor (an equipment technician)  will provide regular preventive maintenance  inspection for a minimal retainer, if purchaser so  desires. For a minimal cost the vendor will make'  available to the purchaser a highly profitable ice  making and sales business (located on the  property). Financial statements available to  bona fide purchaser. Price $38,000.  How much is your home worth TODAY?  To find out, call your  nearest Block Bros, office.  We'll do a market  evaluation at no charge or  obligation to you.  SL ED BLOCK BROS.  NATION*!. Rf Al ESTATE SERVICE  Harold Jacques Res.885-9023  Bruce McKinnon  Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  Introducing  to the Sunshine Coast  oreejt hom  January  Introduction Specials  ��� IS* x 60' ��� Drapes, Carpets, Stove, Fridge.  $19,900.  O 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, 10$* sq. ft. $32,000.  O 3 Bedrooms, 1% Bath, 900 sq. It. $32,000..  O 2 Bedrooms, 14' �� 04* set up In Big Maple  Mobile Home Park. $23,200.  Drop in and visit our Show Home  behind the Big Maple Motel  Private Property Packages  Averaging $33 per sq. ft.  D.L. 6925  88S-9S13     S8S-37S6  -  AELBERS REAL ESTATE  CAPA APPRAISALS INC.  Located at the Old Granthams Landing Store  Marine Drive, Box 1189, Gibsons  886-9238    ** ��� f���. 922-7814  Peter Aelbers  886-9238  Don Logan  922-6269  REVENUE PROPERTY - POWELL  RIVER, 4675 Michigan  Avenue $97,500  Older, two-storey house with basement;  three two-bedroom suites on separate  meters and three rooms with cooking  facilities. Total gross monthly income  $1,108 per month. Close to all the  services and amenities of Powell River.  ACREAGE IN STILLWATER -  POWELL RIVER -  Roberts Road $49,500  Approximately 10 acres of level, partly  treed property with regional water,  hydro and southerly exposure. Actual  road frontage on Roberts Road is 124  feet. The prices being asked for real  estate in this part of the Sechelt  Peninsula are still quite reasonable and  this market place warrants your  attention.  SAKINAW LAKE $250,000  This property consists of 37.5 acres, has  Ruby Creek running through and 1500  to 1800 feet of waterfront on the lake.  Zoning is A4C, which permits subdivision into 5 acre parcels.  TUWANEK - CARMEL PLACE  Lot 37 - $16,500  This lot is within walking distance of a  good beach and boat launching and is  larger than your average sized city lot -  approximately one-half acre in size.  RUBY LAKE $39,500  5 acres with 130 feet of frontage on  Hallowell Road. Within walking distance  of an excellent lake access. Privacy with  a view that is second to none.  GRANTHAMS LANDING LEASE  PROPERTY  We have two properties for sale located  on the Chekwelp Indian Reserve and  both are waterfront. One has two cabins  located on it,both of which are rented  out at present, and has an asking price  of $45,000. The lease is payable yearly  and is renegotiated every 5 years. At  present there are ten years remaining.  The other property available would be '  great for recreational use and features  120 feet of waterfront. There is only one  improvement on this property and the  lease is on the same terms as above.  Listing price of $45,000.  Now a new freedom in vacation  planning   FAIRMONT HOT SPRINGS VILLA  VACATION LEASE OWNERSHIP  describes the idea: you own an interest -  a specific time period of your choice, in a  resort villa for a specific number of  years.  i  FAIRMONT HOT SPRINGS VILLAS offer a practical way to acquire a  one or two-bedroom luxurious vacation  villa located in a completely developed residential-resort community. Golfing, tennis, hiking, trail and hay rides,  -fishing, winter skiing, cross country as  well as alpine and helicopter skiing, and,  best of all, the famous Fairmont Hot  Springs offer 10,000 sq. ft. of swimming,  diving, wading and relaxing in three  naturally heated odourless pools.  Call us for further details.  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  Bo* 100  Madeira Park,  B.C.  883-2233  1 Olli Sladey  C REALTY  LTD.  Toll Free From  Vancouver:  689-7623  Mambar oi Multiple Lilting Sarvlc*  I WATERFRONT j  i      HOMES  MOBILE  HOMES  $ WATERFRONT LOTS & ACREAGE |  MADEIRA PARK - 12* x 64', 2 bedroom  Gendall Mobile borne with approx. 18' x 20  addition and sundeck. Located in Seven Isles  Mobile Home Park, for quiet adults only.  $25,000.   FRANCIS PENINSULA - approx. 103 ft  choice low bank waterfront with excellent view  and deep, sheltered moorage. Contains an  approx. 960 sq. ft. 2 BR home plus an old 3 BR  home, f j}40.000.  LAKEFRONT  PROPERTIES  MIXAL LAKE ��� near Garden Bay ��� approx.  113 acres with 1,200 ft. (more or less) lakefront.  Merchantable timber.  GARDEN BAY LAKE - 46.9 acres with  approx. 2,200 ft. lakefront, situated on Garden  Bay Road and Claydon Road. Merchantable  timber.  HOTEL LAKE - Approx. 2,200 ft. lakefront ���  87 acres (more or less), merchantable timber.  i^iV&fc <  SAKINAW LAKE - approx. 165 ft. lakefront,  7 (more or less) acres, small cabin. Water  access only. $41,000.  [  MfMM* MOKK  A.KbPAGK  Ma��i��u��<�� i!��  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  ACREAGE  I  2. RUBY LAKE ��� nice 2 acre recreational  property, driveway in from Hallowed Road,  view. $24,000.  EGMONT - 7 acres with 540 ft. low bank  waterfront. Site has been prepared for possible  ise as a large WF trailer-camper park and  ishing resort. This is an excellent property  -djoining the Egmont Marina. $180,000  Dwnec-will finance at bank interest rate.  EGMONT -Approx. 3.8acres with approx. 550  ft. low bank waterfront. Float, launching ramp  & log dump. Drilled well & pump. Considerable  land development done by owner. $165,0T~  ST. VINCENT BAY - Approx. 400 ft.  waterfront, 5.97 acres, access by boat or float  plane only. $29,500.  WATERFRONT ACREAGE  PENDER HARBOUR - 9.5  waterfront. Excellent investment p  possibility of sub-division or t  ment. $265,000.  I PENDER HARBOUR - 1.03 acres with 127]  ft. waterfront, south-easterly exposure. Access!  by 4 wheel drive road - a short distance from the I  end of Claydon Road, Garden Bay. The road |  could easily be improved. $75,000.  \      LOTS   "~j       1 COMMERCIAL]  S^ittotEToTO - appfox. 19 acres o...  Hwy 101. Nicely treed property with roads and 1  trails throughout. Furnished cabin. $89,000.  4. KLEINDALE: - approx. 2.2 acres with  building site cleared, good driveway, septic  permit approved $28,000.  5. MOUNTAIN VIEW ESTATES - Several  two acre parcels available. Priced from $28,000  to $29,500  1. Corner of SINCLAIR BAY ROAD and  HOTEL LAKE ROAD ��� approx'. .4 acre lot.  Nicely treed and with some view of Hotel Lake.  2. EARL COVE - .Lot 22 on Cedar Ridge  Place. 91' x 199' treed, fairly level lot with view.  One of the best lots in this area. $21,000.  3. SINCLAIR BAY ROAD - approx. 1.14  acres, treed and serviced with hydro and water.  4. GARDEN BAY AREA - Lots 6 and 7 on  Sinclair Bay Road, each are 80' x 188'. Front is  level, sloping up at the back. Southerly  exposure with view of Pender Harbour. Both  lots are easy to build on, serviced with water &  hydro,  and only one block from marina.  INDUSTRIAL LAND  AND  GRAVEL PIT  Approx. 16 acres with gravel pit. One acre  leased to Ready-Mix Company. 32' x 80' metal  clad building, divided into 3 units. 24' x 48'  Moduline home, ensuite. $175,000.  MOTft, LAK��  PENDER LAKES  PROPERTIES  A few lots still available in this  desirable location. Most have view  and sunny southerly exposure.  Paved road, water and hydro.  M.L.S. Priced from $16,500 to  $22,000.  "PI jwtrP^^^ 11 ,i/i.T7T7  WWDII    HjjMwt  DAN WILEY, Res. 883-9149  OLLI or JEAN SLADEY,   883-2233 Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  ^AND land development ltd. ��'��  HOMES  R.R. #2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  HOMES  LANGDALE RIDGE: Quality built executive  home on private Davidson Road cul-de-sac has  just commenced construction. Excellent view in  area of new homes. This three bedroom home will  have 1736 square feet of finished living area plus  an unfinished basement. Extra features include 2  full bathrooms, fireplace and wet bar in living  room, large study or 4th bedroom. Master  bedroom is 13 x 16 plus walk-in closet. Shake  roof, sundeck with southern exposure. Kitchen  eating area plus dining room. Post and beam  structure with vaulted wood ceilings. Come in  and view the plans for this exciting home.  $127,500.  GIBSONS VILLAGE: One and one half storey  itucco home with part basement, garage and  Fireplace. Situated on two large view lots totalling  120' x 128'. House has had some remodelling  tone and fully insulated. $97,900.  NORTH RD: at Cemetary Road. Four!  bedrooms, believe it or not, this cozy little cedarl  home has a wood burning parlor stove in the living I  room. Ideal for the young family, close to schools[  and shopping, $69,500,  MARINE DR: Two bedroom starter or  etirement home on Chekwelp Reserve  Triangular shaped lot. Expansive view of harboui  area, could be greatly improved with just a feu  modifications, $32300- _  CARTWRIGHT RD: That special view only  Hopkins provides. Private landscaped setting  with extensive decking. Vaulted cedar ceilings  add warmth to this tastefully decorated home.  Fireplace upstairs and wood stove down for  economical heat. $125,000.  BONNIEBROOKE HEIGHTS: Take advan  tage of today's prices for spring completion. This  designer built home will be nestled among the  trees to complement the cedar siding and shake  roof. Energy efficient with R28 roof insulation and  thermal windows. 15 foot master bedroom with  full ensuite and oversize tub; create a private  garden atmosphere onto patio. Excellent 3  bedroom floor plan, family room with fireplace,  1516 square feet of comfortable living for  $102,500.  IN VESMENT- COMMERCIAL-REVENUE  MARINE DR.: Bate Block. Commercial building  in Lower Gibsons. 5 rental units generating a wry  good return. Building has potential for further  development. For details contact us now.  $190,000.  INVESTMENT COMMERCIAL REVENUE  ELSON GLASS: Excellent business in growing  community. Year end statistics available to  qualified purchaser. Exciting business opportunity in expanding area. Excellent location  $180,000.  LOTS  BOULDER PL: Semi-waterfront view lot on  quiet cul-de-sac in Halfmoon Bay. You own an  interest in the park lot that sits between you and  the wate.r. This lot has all the aesthetics you could  imagine. Year round creek follows one lot  boundary view, easy access beach that is ideal for  boat launch and storage, adjacent to park, nicely  treed, over >�� acre in private setting and less than  one mile to store, school and government wharf.  If you care about your surroundings you'll  appreciate the value! $49,500.  MAHON RD: Cleared and ready to build on.  Some water view with more later when lot in front  cleared. Great area with attractive homes.  $29,900.  CREEKSIDE PARK: Lot 120 Panhandle lot on  Creekside Crescent. Paved street and all services  underground. Close to schools, shopping centre  and recreation. $23,000.  ACREAGE  ROSAMUND RD: Brand new cedar home on a  quiet street that's walking distance to elementary  school. This three bedroom home is almost  complete and there is time to choose carpet  colours. Large living room with bay window give  spacious.feeling looking into nicely treed yard.  This new listing won't last long at $69,900.  MAPLEWOOD: Nicely kept three bedroom  home in convenient village location. Lush green  lawn surrounds expansive deck in backyard with  a keyhole view, of the strait. An expanded deck  could easily be built to capture southern view of  Georgia Strait. Fully fenced rear yard and quiet  neighbourhood and with lane entry make this an  ideal location for the young family or retired.  Sunken living room off of dining area with  additional eating area in large kitchen. Phone to  view this quality built home. $82,900-  GLASSFORD & DOGWOOD: Centrally  located three bedroom home with lots of room for  further development F^ureflntlude large  master bedroMvJrt^mte, smjJts in living  room and ki^gawrgAp^unlorl deck with  southerly exp^Je^tnck fireplace, and 2 years  remain at 10'/4%! This home is priced well at  $75,000.  NORTH RD: Gentleman Farmer. 5 acres with  barn, chicken coop, etc. % cleared, partial view  with potential of panoramic view of Howe Sound.  Close to ferry on North Rd. yet very private.  Heatilator stone fireplace. Exterior needs minor  fix-up and stun. Adjacent to R2L zoning,  $139,500,  GAMBIER ISLAND: Island Retreat or Year  Round. 1 acre on Gambler Harbour Road. 500  yards from the Isle Cultural Centre (Legion). This  work of love features cedar vaulted ceiling,  gourmet kitchen, centre fireplace, two bedrooms,  ,1% baths, wall to wall carpets and many other  features. Carport or boatport with workshop, 2  water systems, 220 volt power. 800 square feet of  decks. You have to see this. $75,000.  HWY 101: Valuable C-2 zoned property. 1.7  acres on Highway 101, Gibsons. Zoned for  hotel/motel. Village will listen to other zoning  proposals. Ideal location. All ferry traffic passes  this land. $275,000.  PRATT RD: lOacresflat land. Some clearing has  been done. Size 330 x 1230. House on land is an  old timer but sound. $125,000.  SAKINAW LAKE: Here is 35 acres with 800 feet  on the lakefront, accessible from Garden Bay  Road or by water. Timber on, good moorage and  adjacent lots have cabins on. South-west  exposure. $125,000.  imi-waterfront. Wilson Creel  Cozy, warm little home in the beautiful Wilson  Creek, Davis Bay area. Just a few steps from the  ocean and adjacent to Chapman Creek anc  probably the nicest beach on the coast in Davis  Bay. The cabin is in excellent shape with fireplace,  oil stove, electric heat, good insulation. Outside  Large trees for privacy, most landscaping done  and good outbuilding. This is your perfect  lideaway with the paid lease to 1994. Vendor will  consider terms, i  9oa  HOMES  NORTH RD: Over �� acre of nicely landscaped  privacy, yet close to schools and shopping. Use it  as a hobby farm or just a place with room to move  This gold medallion home uses cedar feature  walls and ceilings to give it that warm comfortable  feeling. The main house has 2 bedrooms while the  adjacent guest house provides the third bedroom.  Large carport could easily be converted into a  family room. Excellent value. $79,900.  CREEKSIDE PK: Nearing completion in  Creekside. 1386square feet cedar home featuring  large sunken living room with fireplace. Three  bedrooms, master ensuite with shower. Large  kitchen with built-in range and space for wood  burner in brick feature wall. Attached carport  with paved driveway. This energy efficient home  has been built with love and care. Lots of extras.  Still time to pick your own floor coverings. Priced  in the low S90V  CEMETARY RD: Gibsons. Great potential.  Just under one acre view, level, cleared and  fenced property. Modem 12' x 68' mobile home  with three bedrooms. Situated on foundation.  Property suitable for chickens, horses etc., yet  only approximately 1 mile to schools and  shopping. $67,500.  MASON RD: 1200 square feet full basement  home by Westsands Homes Ltd. Construction is  underway and will be finished soon. Two piece  ensuite, fireplace, sundeck, carport. Close to  elementary school in desirable West Sechelt area.  View from sundeck overlooking Georgia Strait.  $79,900.  SCHOOL RD: Executive home nearing  completion in excellent Gibsons location.  Features include sunken living room, 2V,  bathrooms, double attached garage, paved  driveway, 2x6 construction, shake roof, master  bedroom with fireplace and ensuite.  FRONTAGE RD ��� LANGDALE: Spacious  home in excellent condition on Frontage Road in  beautiful uptown Langdale. Situated on large view  lot with a fantastic view of Howe Sound and the  mountains. Massive fireplacurffltae living room.  Dining room. ComD^^chemvrabuilt-in range  and self-clej^sffwamaveajWoiir bedrooms  upstairs pCmsV J nWriroorns. Developed  basement w^JrecTcation room, kitchen, two  bedrooms and a deluxe sauna and bathroom.  Double carport plus workshop. A great home for  a large family. Transferred owners are reluctantly  placing this fine home on the market. Call now for  an appointment to view. $117,000.  ���\l  HJNHAM ROAD ��� PORT MELLON: Ideal  Marter home for the family who can do some fix-  jp work. Large landscaped 70 x 173 lot. Extra  arge living room with fireplace and 2 generous  lized bedrooms. 1250 sq. ft. total. Appliance!  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  STEVE     ANNE      JOHN      TERRI     GREG      GARY  SAWYER GURNEY HANSON HANSON GRANT PUCKETT  .886-7678 886-2164 886-8295  886-8295 886-7204 886-9508  DAVE        JON    LORRIE      ARNE  ROBERTS MCRAE GIRARD PETTERSEN  886-8040 885-3670886-7760   886-9793 Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  w  <fr  BOX 1490,  WHARF ROAD  SECHELT, B.C.  VON-3A0  II  JTfatl,  PHONE  885-2235  VANCOUVER  689-5838  (Toll Free)  HOMES  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  HOMES  SPRING IS SPRUNG No. 457  The grass is ris, what terrible prose this really is.  Never mind, you can still get a home for less than  the cost ol rent. Where? In Selma Park, across  from a beautiful view of the islands. This three  bedroom, 1200 sq. ft. cozy, well maintained home  1 is on the market lor $47,000withaleaseol$l, 160  a year, guaranteed for five years. Bring me an  I offer and let's talk. Bill Walkey 885-5327.  FED UP WITH HIGH  [ INTEREST RATES No. 643  This desirable 3 bdrm view hnme has an existing  1st mortgage at 10".. Full Laspment is partially  finished allowing completion to suit your needs.  | Conveniently located in Gibsjns within walking  distance to shopping facilities and schools.  Asking $107,000. Call Lynda 886 7352 or 886  8194.  "MAKE NATURE YOUR NEIGHBOUR  | THE CITY A CLOSE FRIEND"       No. 485  9.43 acres in Roberts Creek. 1520 sq. ft., 3  bedroom home with ocean view, a few extras lo  mention are duck pond, barn, corral, drilled well  and wrap around sundeck, Asking price  $159,000. Call George Longman ior more details  at 886 8548.  QUALITY & QUANTITY No. 539  All the joys of rural living can be yours here in this  executive split level home of over 2800 sq. ft. of  finished area. Formal dining area, 12' floor to  ceiling fireplace, spiral staircase, spacious 23 x 14  kitchen, and 4 bedrooms add up to everything  you're looking for in a quality home for your  family. The pets are taken care of too with over 9  acres of selectively cleared romping room. What  more could you want for the listed price of  $230,000, Lynda Hickman 886-7352.  DYNAMIC VIEW OF  HOWE SOUND No. 578  Exclusive 1.5 acres of waterfront with year round  deep water moorage is the ideal setting for this  quality built rancher, swimming pool and guest  cottage for your country estate. Asking  $275,000- For more details call Lynda Hickman  at 886-7352.  A VIEW WORTH VIEWING No. 615  From this tidy 3 bedroom home in Sandy Hook.  Cozy heatilator fireplace provides attractive local  Plant for living room and energy saving dollars.  Spectacular view of blue/green inlet waters and  magnificent mountains beyond! Full basement is  ready for you to finish off to your requirements.  $89,000. Call Rita Percheson 885-5706.  CONVENIENCE OF LOCATION  AND POCKET BOOK! No. 629  Rare find in local markel 3 bedroom home for  $49,500 These Strata Title units are located  within walking distance of schools, shopping and  ofhet amenities. Only 4 left. Call for appointmenl  Lynda or Eva al 886 8194  CHEAPER THAN RENT  DUNHAM RD. PORT MELLON      No. 628  Tins large older 3 bedroom borne is a good buy on  today's market. Large kitchen, dining room,  utilities. Heatilator fireplace in living room. 2  piece ensuite, den. Next week may be too late!  Fur appointment call Eva Carsky at 886 8194 or  886 7126   F.P. $52,900 FIRM   Hurry!  GIBSONS EXECUTIVE HOME      No. 634  Four bedrooms -1375 sq. ft. post and beam home  plus fully finished basement with a fantastic view  of the Gibsons harbour. Features are too  numerous to list, Asking $139,000. For persona!  showing call George Longman al 886-8548.  IN THE HEART OF SECHELT       No. 631  2 bedroom ��� 750 sq. ft. home with attached  carport. Neat and tidy inside and nicely  landscaped outside. Don't miss the chance lo  invest in uptown Sechelt. Asking price $79,500.  For details call George Longman 886 8548.  OVER 5 ACRES -  ROBERTS CREEK No. 641  Over 5 acres of fantastic secluded view property  in lower Roberts Creek. Definitely rated TEN, on  which there is a 1180 sq. ft. 2 bedroom, neat and  tidy home. Several outbuildings, plenty ol room  for horses. A real treat for sore eyes. Call George  Longman for more details at 886-8548 or 886  8194.  LAKEFRONT PROPERTY  Peace and quiet are yours when you purchase  this large lakefront property near Egmont. This  one acre lot features southern exposure, tali trees  and a small cabin in a beautiful setting overlooking  North Lake. The cabin will be finished to lockup  stage by the vendor. For more details on this long  term Provincial lease property, please call Pat  Parker at 8855615.  18 KARAT QUALITY controlled electric heating, double pane windows,  Exciting contemporary home, over 2700 sq. ft. of sauna and hot tub, plus an attractive assumable  living space. Just off Gower Pt. Rd. overlooking mortgage of $44,000 at 11'/'u due October 1982.  the Strait of Georgia. To mention some features. Asking price $180,000. For more details call  tinted skylites, indirect & track lighting, area George Longman 886-8548 or 886-8194.  ACREAGE  ACREAGE PLUS No. 635  Five full acres, fenced, cleared, complete with  babbling brook. Also an older home with five  bedrooms and plenty ol interior remodelling. This  choice property is located near Gibsons and all  services. To view call Larry or Ruth Moore 885-  9213.  WOODED ACREAGE No. 619  On a gentle southern slope, great location in West  Sechelt. 2.13 beautiful acres. View with Larry  Moore 885-9213 or Ed Baker 885-2541,  UNBEATABLE COMBINATION     No. 651  A fine two bedroom rancher with 5.78 acres of  subdividable land in Roberts Creek. Special  features include two large workshop storage  buildings, an established garden, landscaped area  around the house, plenty of Irees and privacy.  Also a kitchen wood burning stove with backup  hot water system, heatilator fireplace, built-in  China cabinets and great storage areas. For your  appointment to view this fine property call Larry  Ol Ruth Moore 885 9213.  5 ACRES - RUBY LAKE No. 241  Be a land baron on this nicely treed 5 acre parcel  near Ruby Lake. Excellent boating and fishing  nearby. To view call Leslie Fitch 885-9057 or Eva  Carsky 886-7126.  BEACH PARADISE No. 604  is only 1 block away on Redrooffs Road! Beautiful  level swimming beach on warm waters ol  Halfmoon Bay is a short walk from this 1,11 acre  treed estate. Zoned R2 for!J acre lots. Subdivide?  An excellent investment property. Call Rita  Percheson 885 5706.  100 FT    BAY FRONTAGE  - 1.24 ACRE No. 637  Hot Spot Fishing Sargeant's Bay. Hide away from  traffic via driveway to year round cottage.  Overlooks low bank waterfront from sundeck. All  local amenities. Known for lantastic fishing. All  only $149,500. Phone "Tiny Bob" 885-9461.  Let Us  Shelter You  Bob's Big  Protection  For a Good Policy  ICENTURY INSURANCE,  |   Dial "Tiny Bob" Kent  I 885-2235 |  &  CENTURY 21  I  ���        ���  SECHELT .  ������������������������������J  LYNDA HICKMAN  RITA PERCHESON  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST    "TWO OFFICES TO SERVE YOU"  RUTH MOORE      PAT PARKER LESLIE FITCH  PETER SMITH GEORGE LONGMAN    LARRY REARDON Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  PHONE  886-8194  VANCOUVER  689-5838  (Toll Fret)  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  DENTAL CENTRE       1ssk>  GIBSONS ^C��  LOTS  ONE OF THE FEW... No. 596  Properties for sale in West Sechelt. This lot offers  more than just a good location. Features of this  three-tenth acre lot include a gently sloping  building site and a southern exposure which  oilers the energy conscious builder definite solar  possibilities. Located on Jasper Road in an area of  better homes. This lol is offered for sale at only  $35,000. Call Tiny Bob al 885 2235 or 885 9461  ' now before the price goes up.  TAKE A BOAT AND MOTOR...  Turn it in the direction of Trail Island and bring  $29,000 with you. When you see lot 1*7 on the  sunny,southern side with its Arbutus trees and  300' frontage, you won't hesitate a moment in the  finest purchase of your life. Call Bill Walkey at  885-5327. By the way, the boat and motor go with  this 114 acre l��t. What more can I tell you?  SECHELT VILLAGE  ��*  (JT?);a  Ja.  <S>  hCL  m  MAKlhtg   VltV/ WXy  SECHELT VILLAGE No. 175  This Sechelt Village lol on paved road has water  and hydro to lot line and in situated in area of new  homes. Creek on adjoining property provides  additional privacy. View potential. Contractors  and home builders take note - Excellent building  site. $23,500 firm. Rita Percheson 885-5706.  SECHELT VIEW No. 176  Sechelt View! The view is over a creek which  meanders through a treed park-like setting to the  ocean which is less than 500 feet away! This  choice building lot in Sechelt Village is serviced by  water, hydro and paved road: An excellent  investment property at $24,900. Call Rita  Percheson 885-5706.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  BUSINESS MANS DREAM  , Sales $100.0001, 3 employees, excellent profit  ratio. Make money on both ends - cleaning  service & supplies, one of a kind business,  product lines protected, rent $250.00/month,  expanding established business. High cash flow  with low overhead! $85,000. Call Leslie Fitch 885  9057 or Rita Percheson 885 5706.   .  HAGGLERS WELCOME No. 575  lis nol often that you (ind a business with a true  advantage. This antique business is ideally  located in the right area ol Gibsons to attract  clientele. The owner will give a good lease on the  store as well as an introduction to the fabric  supplier who. can help you make a fortune. The  business is a bargain at $15,000. Call Bill Walkey  at 8855327.  LET'S GET A BUSINESS! No. 501  You're off to a good start with this growing fabric  store at an affordable price. For further details call  Lynda 886-7352.  COMMERCIAL   LOTS  HIGH COMMERCIAL PROFILE     No. 636  Located on Highway 101 and turn off to Madeira  Business Section, this corner has great visual  impact on all passing traffic. Consists of  approximately 8/10 acre with almost 200 ft. on  101 and 200 feet on turnoff. Most publicity wise  location I know in 'the area. $59,000. Terms may  be considered. "Tiny Bob" 885-9461.  INLET VIEW  4* /^  SANDY HOOK  Lot 76 Sandy Hook Road  (.1  ' '1  \  ���   o4  i*.Mf>   Hoct  fccftt;  Lot 50 Sandy Hook Road  GENTLE SLOPING LOTS  This is your opportunity lo own  property in popular Sandy Hook.  These fine properties are. only (our  miles from Sechelt.and offer Ihe  purchaser sloping building sites,  ��� large evergreen trees and beautiful  Inlet views. For more information on  these properties call Pat Parker at  885-5615 or Bill Walkey at 885-5327.  Vendor is FIRM with price of  $23,000 each.  Lot C Shrimp Drive!>  BILL WALKEY 8855327  $23,000  PAT PARKER 8855615  REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  GIBSONS 886-8194       SECHELT 885-2235  BILL WALKEY        R.B. "TINY BOB" KENT   ED BAKER  LYNN WILSON LARRY MOORE  EVA CARSKY  BERT WALKER Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  Jt^  *&%�����  o*ot  <^  A  Mitten Realty Ltd  Vancouver Toll Free  681-7931  Trail Bay Mall  Box 979  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  885-3295  Conveniently located in Sechelt's Trail Bay Shopping Centre  WATERFRONT  FLYSPECK ISLAND  Located in Gunboat Bay, Pender Harbour. This  is a unique opportunity to own a genuine Island  in a land locked harbour. Tie up float plan or  boat or just fly the Jolly Roger. Call Syd or  Frances Heal at 886-7875.  PENDER HARBOUR $80,000  Almost 150' total of (ideal waterfront on  Gerrans Bay. Beautiful view of harbour. Two  separate lots to be sold as package. Vendor may  carry. Call Emilie Henderson 885-5225 or Don  Lock 885-3730. #447  A SOUND INVESTMENT  WATERFRONT - GOLD - SILVER  Gold & Silver we don't sell but we offer you a  top investment. 1,000 lineal feet ocean  waterfront property with 20 subdividable acres  of treed country hillside. For further details call  Henry Hall 885-2520. #462  ACREAGE  PENDER HARBOUR $32,000  Hard to find small acreage. Good building site  and large area for garden. Owner has installed  hydro, water and septic field. Good holding  property. Call Terry Brackett 885-9865.  #457  HALFMOON BAY $49,500  1.14 acres in popular Halfmoon Bay. This first  class view property has a rock bluff and also a  flat land building site. Zoning allows 2 homes or  duplex. In addition, purchaser shares in a  common waterfront lot for recreation and  moorage. For more information call Henry Hall  at 885-2520 or Klaus Roepjte at 885-2314J508  EXCELLENT HOBBY  FARM POTENTIAL  This Roberts Creek di.-eage has a commanding  view of Georgia Slrai* wiih 300 plus frontage on  Highway 101. Roads, puwer and water already  in place. To view cal' Henry Hall 885-2520  Vancouver Toll Free 685-9828. #455  ROBERTS CREEK $42,000  Three level acres ideally suited for Hobby Farm.  Regional water, hydro and telephone available.  Some nice standing timber. Call Terry Brackett  for more details at 885-9865. #506  PENDER HARBOUR $32,000  Hard to find small acreage. This piece is 2.8  acres and already has a cleared building site,  culvert, septic tank, power and water installed,  [deal for setting up travel trailer on weekends or  building your dream home. Not far from  excellent fishing. Call Terry Brackett for more  details at 885-9865. #450  FARM LAND  40 acres of Class I soil. This top quality farm land  is located on Mason Road. Home, barn and  workshop with approximately 7 acres cleared  and fenced. Asking $7,500 per acre plus  improvements. Some timber. Call Don or Rene  Sutherland for details at 885-9362. #503  HOMES  WEST SECHELT $149,600  This executive style home must be sold!  Featuring six bedrooms, formal dining room,  kitchen with all appliances including garburator  and built-in intercom. Double carport and  workshop. This home has a splendid view  overlooking Trail Islands. Property borders on  large stream. Large assumable mortgage at 11%  interest. Call Terry Brackett 885-9865 or Don  Lock 8853730. ��440  HARBOUR VIEW $65.000  Attractively remodelled 2 b/r older home  centrally located 5 minutes from Langdale.  Good holding property. Please call Corry Ross  8859250 for appointment to view. 0479  GIBSONS $45,000  A small one bedroom starter home. This could  be added onlo and improved by the handy  person Close to all amenities. Call Suzanne  Dunkerlon at 886-8317. "496  PENDER HARBOUR  Are you looking for privacy? An unbeatable  view? Quiet surroundings? This fine home  offers all this and more. Look at the features, a  sunken living room, sunken tub, hand printed  murals, vaulted ceilings, ensuite off master  bedroom. Three levels of gracious living plus  large patio atop for viewing the Harbour. The  ultimate in fine living. Call Terry Brackett for all  details on this fine house at 885 9865 or Suzanne  Dunkerlon at 886-8317. ��389  SANDY HOOK SUO,O0O  Architecturally designedJiorfBRtonuate lot in  Sandy Hook. ThuaWk.arfclrlpliacy as well  as opennel^\a vaBrS^^PrTgs and heavy  beam ccaiRMpwhaCxtensive cedar. Urge  workshop! JWust t6 view. Call Terry Brackett  885-9865.  SECHELT $85,000  New on the market. Delightful 3 bedroom lamily  home conviently located in Sechelt Village with  stores, school and all other requirements close  by. See this with Frances or Syd Heal at 886  7875. "509  SECHELT $25,000  Attractive & immaculate, single wide mobile  home on leased land. Excellent garden area,  large sundeck, partial view and only short walk  to Sechelt. Call Bronia at 885-9033.        ��500  HOMES  1  _!    1  3��- *��\'V3y  WEST SECHELT  Well built and attractive Spanish style, 4  bedroom, two level executive home, loaded  with everything including 2 heatilator fireplaces.  Double carport and super in-law facilities.  Accommodate yourselves, the kids and mom &  pop too. By appointment only through Frances  or Syd Heal at 886-7875. #349  WEST SECHELT $99,000  Unique Geodesicalty designed home in private  setting in popular West Sechelt. This home  features two bedroom area as well as storage  and utility area. Over one and one quarter acre  lot. Large sundeck to view Georgia Strait. Call  Terry Brackett 885-9865 or Emilie Henderson  885-5225. #368  WEST SECHELT $129,500  Brand new four bedroom view home. Three  bedrooms, family room, living room on upper  level. Fourth bedroom, entry area and utility  plus much more room for one to finish to their  own liking on lower level. This home is on sewer  and next to Wakefield Creek. Great ocean  view. Call Terry Brackett 885-9865.        #484  SECHELT $95,000  1200 sq. ft. on both floors - 4 bedrooms, 795 sq.  ft. of sundeck ��� 2 bathrooms ��� rec. room with a  wet bar. Newly decorated. Nothing to do but  move into this centrally located family home.  Call Suzanne for more details. #510  PENDER HARBOUR $139,900  Architect designed home. Built by an owner-  contractor and further beautified by the present  owners. This 4 B/R home is most unusual in its  outlook. A view over Pender Harbour is  unexcelled, so near to shopping centre, school,  marinas & boat launching. This 6 year old house  is nestled amongst the Dogwoods & Arbutus  with complete privacy. Your down payment &  terms may be acceptable to owners. Please call  Don Lock for appointment to view.        #476  PANORAMIC VIEW OF  PENDER HARBOUR  This chalet type new construction needs your  own personal touch to ihe finishing. 3 large  bedrooms & 2'4 baths, spacious living room  with fireplace all combine to ensure gracious  living. Call Gayle Adams 883-9364 for details.  #478  SUPER ViEW,  SANDY HOOK $125,000  Quality is prominent through this architect  designed home. Excellent use of skylights and  decking give a contemporary touch. Spiral  staircase to loft and master suite with its own  dressing room, 5 pee bathroom and sundeck.  Many extras include sunken conversation pit in  ceramic tile, vaulted ceilings expertly crafted in  yellow cedar, large sauna and shower. See this  beautiful 2500sq. ft. home by appointment only  with Emilie Henderson at 885-5225.        #494  EN BAY $74,200  View home in Garden Bay, This 3 B/R home is  located on Sinclair Bay Road with a good view  over the bay. Family room and heated  workshop and storage shed are all included in  the firm price of $74,200. Please call Don Lock  at 885-3730 for more details. #497  WEST SECHELT $145,1  West Coast contemporary home on large view  lot overlooking Sargeant's Bay. This dream  home has over 2500 sq. ft. of gracious living  area. Three bright bedrooms, two and one half  baths, family room as well as hot tub. Shake roof  and numerous skylights. Truly a well planned  and designed home. Call Terry Brackett 885-  9865. #493  SELMA PARK $21,500  Owners are presently renovating this charming  one bedroom home. Ideal rental home. Close to  all amenities and hospital. Sale includes fridge,  i stove, washer and dryer. Owner will consider  terms. Call Terry Brackett 885-9865.      #354  SELMA PARK $225,000  Beautiful view home located in sunny Selma  Park. This home features sunken family and  living rooms. 31 > baths, parquet flooring and  large stone fireplace. This home consists of a  total of almost four thousand square feet on  three levels. Upstairs there are (our spacious  bedrooms, with ensuite off Master. Also large  sunken tub. The basement has two more  bedrooms and plenty of room to develop to suit  one's needs. Must be seen. Terry Brackett 885-  9865. #507  PENDER HARBOUR  Gracious rancher; with carport, guest home.  Many extras including fisher insert, concealed  lighting in living room and sunlight ceiling in  kitchen. F.P. includes 18' boat and trailer.  Phone Gayle Adams at 883-9364 for appointment to view. Pack your bags and move right in.  #459  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  I  POWELL RIVER  WEST VANCOUVER  .NORTH VANCOUVER  RAY  DAL  GAYLE  TERRY  CORRY  SYD I FRANCES  PETER  HENRY  BERNIER  GRAUER  ADAMS  BRACKET!  ROSS  HEAL  DAVIDSON  HALL  SALES MGR.  185-3108  883-9364  885-9865  885-9250  886-7875  886-8400  885-2520 Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  Mitten Realty Ltd,  885-3295  Vancouver Toll Free  681-7931  MEMBER OF "RELOCATION SERVICES CANADA" REFERRAL SYSTEM.  WE HAVE A TRADE PLAN FOR HOMES. PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS.  Conveniently located in SecheltsTrail Bay Shopping Centre  SUNRISE RIDGE INDUSTRIAL PARK  Partial & Fully Serviced Industrial & Commercial View Lots & Acreage. Next door to Sechelt-  Gibsons Airport. Amalgamation, the proposed marina and proposed new highway make these  excellent holding properties. Invest in Sechelt's future. Call Henry Hall at 885-2520, Toll Free 685-  9828.  LOTS  SKYLINE DRIVE $45,000  Fabulous view ol the water and the mountains  from this beautifully treed lot. Close to all  amenities. Call Suzanne lor more information at  886-8317. #473  SANDY HOOK  Two lots off Skana Crescent must be sold as  one. Together these lots make up 2.11 acres of  view and woods. Your own little estate? Only  $32,500 for both. Dal Grauer 885 3808. #487  LARGE LOT  Roberts Creek 128' x 129' lot located on Coach  Road. Good building lot $35,900. Call Don or  Rene Sutherland at 8859362. #502  VIEW  Corner view lot in 'Bayview. 104 x 182 feet.  $45,000. Call Don or Rene Sutherland at 885-  9362. #504  SKYLINE DRIVE $55,000  Beautiful expansive view of the mountains and  the gap from this large lot on the Bluff. Covered  with Arbutus and Christmas trees. Call  Suzanne for more information 8864317. #474  ROBERTS CREEK  Level corner building lot on quiet dead end  street. Well treed with hydro and water at  roadside. $28,900. Call Rosemary Young at  886-8359. #505  HALFMOON BAY $24,500  1.5 acres sloping rocky land on Hwy 101. For  details call Don or Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.  SECHELT VILLAGE  Three lots left in this attractive subdivision.  Nicely treed, close to arena. $18,500 each. Call  Don or Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.     #299  ROBERTS CREEK $60,000  4.3 acres in upper Roberts Creek with a,  southern exposure. Driveway and building site  are in. There is a well on the property and two  hydro poles are in. Some very large trees on the  property. Call Suzanne lor viewing at 8868317.  ���470  COMMERCIAL  PROPERTY  3.6 COMMERCIAL ACRES  FARMERS MARKET? AUTO DEALERSHIP? BOAT STORAGE? $325,000  When the proposed marina adjacent to this  strategic corner is in place this site will have,  outgrown the above short term holding income  uses and take on increased value as a mote)  hotel resort complex' The existing revenue  cottages & garages could easily be converted to  work areas. To view this strategic Commercial  corner property call Henry Hall 885-2520  Vancouver Toll Free 685-9828. #467  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  DAWSON CREEK;  Opportunity and adventure awaits purchasers  of this property which includes:  The Trading Post: retailing native art, furs,  leathers and imported goods. 12 month  operations with modern 2 b/r home attached.  , Funseekers: Sales and service outlet for  Motorski and Kawasaki snowmobiles Canam  and Kawasaki bikes. Registered Briggs &  Stratton repair depot.  Neighbourhood Pub: Zoning and preliminary  approval granted for 65 seat pub. All businesses  on 3.1 acres of commercially zoned land giving  unlimited potential. All details with Frances or  Syd Heal 886-7875.  EMILIE  KLAUS  BRONIA  RENE  SUZANNE  DONALD  DON  ERIC  ROSEMARY  VANC/BURNABY  HENDERSON  ROEPKE  ROBINS  SUTHERLAND  DUNKERTON  SUTHERLAND  LOCK  RUOLAND  YOUNG  SURREY  885-5225  815-3295  885-9033  885-9362  806-8317  885-9362  885-3730  885-9857  886-8359  LANGLEY    A Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  FREE  CATALOGUE  E  A.K.I.iPA(.K  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  anderson  REALTY LTD  Post OMIce Box 1219, Sechelt  885-3211  Vancouver Toll Free:  684-8016  HOMES  a-.  jDAVIS BAY - VIEW, VIEW, VIEW: Do you want a new  louse? Do you want a house with a unobstructed, panoramic  view ol Davis Bay, Georgia Straight and Vancouver Island? Do  you want a large 1862 sq. ft. house with all the extra rooms anc  features? Do you want a home in a new area with better class  homes that will increase the value of your investment? If you call  Bob at 885-2503 for a tour of this new house while under  construction you can still pick carpets and colours.... or... drive  ay top ol Laurel Road off Chapman Road, Davis Bay1_  REDROOFFS AREA -  under construction,  flat level land. F.P  DD ROAD: New home  e level. Carport, !i acre of  Call Stan to view 885-2385.  OBERTS CREEK: 1,170 sq. ft. of 3 BR home situated on a  fully landscaped 70' x 150* lot. A must see for serious home  iuriters^sking$84M0^e^o^  SELMA PARK: Starter or relireme,  fireplace, excellent ocean v  the road Good inves  little home some TL1  call Vadim at 885-32M>r" 885-3156.  home. Two bedrooms,  beach access across  hat can offer this cute  For appointment to view  mm  location. Super view. An immaculate two bedroom home on a  half acre of landscaped and fruit treed property. Could easily be  converted to a three bedroom. Call Frank Ingham at 885-5336  or 885-2311 for complete details.  ROBERTS CREEK: An oldie but a goody. Next to a creek, one  acre of land, basement and 2 cozy bedrooms. Tenant occupied.  The price is $58,500. See Doug.  SELMA PARK: Look at these features. 52" heatilator fireplace,  with lovely rock finish and outside wood loading. 4x4 skylight  over kitchen, 4 x 10 eating bar dividing kitchen and family room,  Two large bathrooms. 1976 sq. ft. of lovely home on a large level  lot of about 6/10 of an acre, beautifully landscaped with shrubs  and fruit trees. Good garden area. For the opportunity to view  ��hh fine home and property fall Gordie at 885-9986.  WEST SECHELT: A home at the right price. Single wide, 2  bedroom mobile home on a nice quiet lot in the Mason Road  area. F.P. $47,500. Call Stan.  GIBSONS - HILLCREST ROAD: Drive by this solid older  two bedroom bungalow on an excellent lot and consider the  potential. Location is only one feature. Make me an offer and 111  tell you some more. Contact 885-5336 or 8853211 and ask for  Frank.  COMMERCIAL  WILSON CREEK ��� PROFITABLE PROPOSITION:'Wd I  built four bedroom home on a whole lotta land. The real value is  in the dirt and this one has 2.6+ acres of it! The home features a  large rec room, den, laundry room, workshop, carport and  sauna room. It is heated with an airtight stove and a heatilator  fireplace. Subdivision is possible here with R2L zoning, For  further information contact Frank Ingham at home 885-5336 or  885 3211.     _^_^__  -t>  % ACRE COMMERCIAL: Home on the site, 3 bay garage  with hydraulic hoist plus professional spray booth. Small store  excellent access. Located on the Pender Harbour Road. F.P  1129,000 Call Stan 885-2385 lor details.  WATERFRONT  SECRET COVE ��� LUXURY TOWNHOUSES: Located on |  a naturally wooded hillside overlooking beautiful Secret Cove.  Featuring 1600 sq. ft. of multi-level living area, 3 bedrooms, living I  room with fireplace, 6 appliances, large sundecks, plus each  home is freestanding and offers a breathtaking view. Each  owner also has the option of up to 40 ft. of moorage at the  marina below. To view call Vadim at 885-3211 or home 885-3156.  REDROOFFS  ROAD  -  APPROVED  BY  MOTHER I  NATURE: Tall trees peer down on every inch of this deluxe  waterfront property. Lotsof building sites tochoose from on 1.4  acres of land. Bonus is 100' of prime beach. Asking price is  $75,000. Arrange a viewing with Frank by calling 885 5336 or '  885-3211.  OCEAN BEACH ESPLANADE - GOWER POINT: 1/2 I  acre semi-waterfront lot. Excellent ocean view with westerly  exposure. Easy beach access. Asking $55,000. For more |  information call Vadim at 885-3156.  HALFMOON BAY ��� TRUMAN RD: This superb waterfront  property provides easy water access wijh^Bat launch nearby. It  is located in a fully servicedr^tus.%ltsidential area. An  unobstructed southern i^^femlip^Mn arbutus trees forms  an exceptional piece o^pitTmont. For further information  contact Frank Ingham at 885-5336 or 885-3211. Vancouver toll  free 684-8016.  FRANCIS PENINSULA - WATERFRONT: 70' x 170*  elevated waterfront lot. Treed with good soil. Paved street and  water. This lot is a south exposure and looks directly to  Welcome Pass and the islands. F.P. $87,900. Call Stan.  LOTS  ROBERTS CREEK: Perfect! Perfect! Looking for a well treed  yet level lot in a quiet residential area? Over a third ol an acre is  hard to find these days. Have a good look at this one. Contact  Frank at home 885-5336 or at the office 885 3211.  BUILDING SPECIAL: 2 lots sirkiv side in Village ol Sechelt.  The lots are nearly levejoorff tCidlg sites with easy access.  The property is i^Wf?eMBj)V*its have just passed perk  test. The lots are 9S9pS2rtcnor the two together lor $39,000  Be auick call Gorfl  SANDY HOOK: View lot on quiet cul-de-sac priced lor quick  sale at $19,900. See Doug.  DAVIS BAY: View lot on new street. Level lot treed with  sweeping view of Davis Bay to Vancouver Island. This area has  very expensive homes so your investment is protected. Call  Bob at 885-2503.  GIBSONS VIEW LOT - GOWER POINT RD: Good  driveway and lot cleared, ready to build on. Southern exposure  looking out over Georgia Straight to Vancouver Island. Call Bob  for details at 885-2503.  ROBERTS CREEK  property ready to go.  Excellent investmrf-  885-5336 or 885-32  RICH/1  i RD: Excellent building  ^J^uii'ed ��� no road building.  70' x 140' lot. Call Frank at  ACREAGE  WOOD BAY (SECRET COVE): 15% acres ol mostly view  property with nice valley in the centre. Easy to subdivide into 5  acre parcels when highway alignment services property. This  property is a potential gold mine for an investor looking to the  future. Large sand and gravel deposits and good bottom land on  the property. The bonus is !�� million leet ol timber. Call Bob for a  tour at 885-2505. $275,000  Gordon  Hall  Vadim  Kobasew  Bob  Bull  885-9986     885-3156     885-2503  Jack Doug        Frank Stan Don  Anderson      Joyce       Ingham     Anderson    Hadden  885-2053    885-2761     885-5336    885-2385    885-9504 Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  Attention! Home Builders  Come in and meet our friendly  staff and let us give you prices on  all your building requirements.  We have a complete home building service and experienced help  if needed.  Let our fleet of trucks serve you  anywhere on the Sunshine Coast.  AC  BUILDinO SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Place - Hwy. 101  Pender Harbour 883-2585  Serving the Sunshine Coast  PENDER HARBOUR  REALTY LTD.  Highway 101 at Francis Peninsula Rd.  883-2794  I\Vu I <>w KtiU's on House Insura  EGMONT LOTS  .05 acrei with water, power & paved road. Possible view.  F.P. $35,000.  .05 acret with small livable cabin. Water & power etc. F.P.  $35,000.  .75 acrei has small house which needs repairs. Could be  livable. Water & power to house. F.P. $40,000.  WATERFRONT: Approximately 4 acres with  protected, deep moorage anchrasq. ft. house. Some  outbuildings. F.P. $92,09AcjrrTbe bought with two  adjacent waterfropQAgls giving 12 acres in all.  Excellent investment^  HIGHWAY ACREAGE: Here's a good investment  property - 6.7 acres on Highway 101 close to Madeira Park.  $45,000 (try offers).  SMALL ACREAGES: Several excellent parcels with  good soil and privacy. Priced at $24,500 with good  terms.  Jock Hermon  Box 566  Gibsons, B.C.  V0N1V0  HOMES4  FIRCREST ROAD ��� GIBSONS: New 3 bedroom  basement home. Skylight in front entry. Sundeck off of  dining room. No tied chimney, but brick in this home for  that wood stove to help cut heating costs. Z x 6' wals. R20  insulation. Finished basement will be ideal rec. room area for  the children. In good family area. $73,000-  POPLAR LANE: Three bedroom home in area of all new  houses, on large level lot, close to schools and shopping.  This house has 1500* sq. ft. of living area and was luly rebuilt  6 months ago in mostly cedar T & G and all new floor  coverings. This homey house should be seen at $75,900.  EVERGREEN PARKLAND ��� CAROLE PLACE ���  BRAND NEW RANCHER: 3 bedroom, 1350 square feet  on extra large lot. This would make someone a great family  home. But don't wait too long as this one will not last at  $85,900.  SCHOOL ROAD: Ola  1 acre ol view pro.  Road. Priced to ���  vimeonsubdividable  ! prime lots on School  Serving the Lower Sunshine Coast  Phone 886-2000 or 886-9121  Located in the Seaside Plaza,  Gower Point Road, Gibsons  REAL ESTATE  GENERAL INSURANCE  AUTOPLAN  COMMERCIAL  JANES TUB AND TOP SHOP  If you are looking for your own business,  you should have a look at this one.  This store sells a full line of bathroom  items and business has increased  substantially since moving to this new  location at corner of the Highway and  Pratt Road in April of 1980. With over  1200 sq. ft. of floor area there is lots! of  room to grow. Good lease available. For  full details give us a call.  COMMERCIAL  INVEST IN THE FUTURE  OF THE PENINSULA  ELSON GLASS LTD.  Located on Hwy 101 and Pratt Rd.  Stock and Trade only.  Lease available with 5 year terms.  Business is well established and  growing. ��  Listing Sales person has financial  details for qualified purchasers.  GREEN THUMB PARADISE  '���"fc**  ACK 5 NURSERY ��� MM  Ideal investment for the future. Great potential for a growing  area. Business is well established on 2 acres plus. Home on  property is a 3 bedroom basement home for a ideal live-in  business. List of stock and equipment available through  agents.  CREEKSIDE  corner lot is ready tl  LOTS  lytSj(bJkl*4mtu  lot 60 x 120. This  row! Only $29,000.  ROBERTS CREEK ��� RICHARDS RD: Large flat level lot  at end ol deadend road for lots ol privacy. Lot has been  selectively cleared (like a park). Act now at $25,000 firm.  COCHRANE Rl  backing on parklai  $25,000  MAPLE WOOD  sac. Possiblity of vi  125 level lot  good beach. Only  lot on quiet cul-de-  NORM PETERSON 886-2607  DENNIS SUVEGES 886-7264 12  Sunshine Coast Realtor, January 16, 1981  COAST  MOBILE  Dealers for    ��� MODULIIME ��� MANCO  SEE US TO BUY - SEE US TO TRADE  CONSIGN YOUR MOBILE HOME FOR  QUICK SALE.  ���-MOBILE HOMEi  I  15% Down & 15 Years Bank Financing O.A.C.*  I ASK TODAY" ��Approved Cred"'  I Beautiful Homes at Realistic Prices  ffloduiine models1  in sioch for immediate delluerv  ORDER YOUR 14' WIDE OR DOUBLE  WIDE HOMES  MANY MODELS AND FLOOR PLANS  TO CHOOSF I ROM  COAST MOBILE HOMESUD.  Across irom Montr's nrnitun n sociwn  885-9979 mLm' 885-9979  W -Waterfront  H -Homes  A -Acreage  R - Recreational  F - Farms  Bus. 885-5171  Box 1188, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  "Your Real Estate Hosts  on the Sunshine Coast"  WHY PAY RENT?  Especially when you can buy this 3 bdrm mobile. You have nothing to  furnish it with, no problem; it comes fully furnished with fridge & stove.  Now this would be ideal for you bachelor types. You can't afford to  buy? Buy with a friend and you can't afford not to. Situated in West  Sechelt. Call 886-5171. Firm at $13,500.  SILENT NIGHT L 239  You'll enjoy many a silent night gazing over the calm waterfront. Here is  a 1120 sq. ft. 2 bedroom rancher. Situated on quiet residential  Redrooffs Rd. (Eureka Place). Stairwell brings you to the beach.  Westerly exposure. Call Pat for more information. F.P. $137,500.  WHO SAYS YOU CANT HAVE A VIEW L 224  Here is a ]/2 acre lot with a view. This lot is close to a public access. It is in  a cul-de-sac setting. Quiet and private. F.P. $18,000.  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  "P.T."Dahle883-9285 Deirdre 885-5971 Pat 885-5171  BONNIEBROOK  HEIGHTS  View Lots at Gower Point  From $28,000  Selection of  choice lots  All services underground  Brynelsen Benzon  Realty  Vancouver 689-7556


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