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 Th          Legislalive Library  1^/MfM+nl  Doard Chairman  __W  Parliament Buildings  88.1  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  t finally gets the facts  Hospital Board Chairman Tom Meredith makes a poinl at Sunday's public information meeting in  Sechell. ���John Burnslde pholg  hy John Burnside  Approximalely 80 people  came oul on a sunny afternoon  last Sunday in Sechelt, to gel Ihe  fads on the proposed gravel extraction from Crown land adjacent to Sechelt, by Sechelt Aggregates Lid. and the Sechelt Indian Band. The facts they came  to hear, came primarily from  the chairman of the Hospital  Hoard, Tom Meredith.  Chairman Bud Koch opened  the meeling:  "As elected officials," said  Sechelt's mayor, "we have lo be  ready for the worst-case  scenario or you will tell us we  arc not doing our jobs."  Koch traced the beginning of  the project in 1983 which  started as gravel extraction from  Indian land.  "That project had a five-year  life expectancy," said Koch.  "We became concerned when  we learned thai a much bigger  project was in the works. Our  primary concern was the  hospilal. Unlil 10 days ago we  had no information. Now we  have learned that the primary  crushing site is further away  from the hospital than we had  thought. Secondary crushers  will be in a hollow 400 metres  from Ihe hospilal. If ihey leave  a berm up Ihere, there should  not be too much of a problem."  Sechell's mayor acknowledged lhal his presenl reaction was  nol as strong as his original  reaction.  Hospilal Board Chairman  Tom Meredith told the meeling  that afler a hospilal board  meeling lasl week, he decided lo  find oul what he could. He  phoned S.A. Roike, vice-president of Sechell Aggregates and  caught the 10:30 ferry the next  morning and went into the  firm's offices in Vancouver.  "My chief concerns were for  sound and dust," said  Meredith. "As a consequence  of my visit wilh Mr. Roike 1 am  satisfied thai Sechell Aggregates  will be good corporate  citizens."  Meredith said lhal Ihe secondary crushing plant will cause  no problem for the hospital. "It  is 450 metres away in a hollow,  and stockpiled gravel and intervening trees will be a buffer.  Acoustical engineers assure that  sound will nol be a problem."  On the question of dust,  Meredith told the meeting thai  all gravel conveyed would be  conveyed after washing and that  there would be no dust.  "If, despite the washing,  there were dusl the prevailing  winds either from Ihe south east  or ihe south west would blow it  away from the hospital in any  case," said Meredith.  The Hospital Board chairman also confirmed whal has  been reported by this  newspaper, thai the conveyor  system would be ditched and  Covered and would be under  bolh Ihe utility corridor and Ihe  highway.  Meredith also addressed Ihe  question of Ihe docking system  lor loading Ihe gravel.  "It will not be visible from  the residences in Selma Park. In  fad it will nol be visible to any  residences except Indian Band  Please turn lo page 17  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast        25' per copy on news stands     February 29,1988     Volume 42      Issue 9  Pilot George Pohl escaped wilh only a bump on Ihe head when his Cessna 180 did an inverted dive inlo  Ihe waters of Halfmoon Bay lasl Saturday. His plane was not so lucky. -Vera Ellloii ph   Committee says trees aren't here  Timber cut objection  Although the provincial  governmenl has recently announced that the allowable  limber harvest in the Small  Business Program will be doubled, the Forestry Advisory Committee of Ihe regional dislricl  says the limber is jusi not  available in this area. Al the lasl  mcciing of the committee,  Batty Cuslance of Ihe local  Forestry office told members  lhal the annual cul in Ihis area  needs io be reduced, rather than  incleased.  "We've been trying lo Identify limber for all the companies  for the nexl 20 years," he said,  "and we can't even Identify  enough lor 15."  Later in the discussion, he  elaborated, "If we could drop ii  down right now, we could sustain a cul for up to 25 years."  35,(XX) cubic meters should  come off per yeai, he explained,  bul the increased culling allowed for small operations in this  area has now been sel al 100,000  cubic meters per year. In addition to that, is the logging that is  done by ihe major companies  such as Canfor and MacMillau  Bloedel,  Chairman Tim Clement commented, "From the poinl of  view of Ihis committee we'd  rather not see Mount  Elphinstone logged off In the  nexl 10 years."  Dave Blackwell agreed. "If  the   visible   face   of   Mount  Elphinstone Is logged off too  fast you're going to have a vast  public outcry, Thai's why Ihe  longlerni culling program dial's  111 place should be endorsed."  The culling program which  Ihe local forestry office has submitted lo Ihe provincial governmenl provides for a reduced annual cul In Ihis area, which  would ensure steady employment for the logging industry  over the nexl 25 years, and a  self-renewing limber supply.  Committee members also expressed concern thai if the large  limber is removed too rapidly,  Ihe pressure will be put on the  younger forest, Dave Bakewell  pointed oul, "Therefore il will  liquidate, much faster, the immature stands and negales ihe  longlerni benefits of whal Ihe  forest service docs now."  The committee will be writing  a Idler to ihe Minister of  Forests and Lands, endorsing  the current forest managemeni  plan.  Duffy prepares  Boxer Tony Duffy continues his quesl for a place on ihe  Canadian Olympic team at the Summer Olympics in Seoul.  South Korea wilh some training sessions and a sparring exhibition ihis week wilh Canadian Featherweight Champion  Tony Pep.  The sparring exhibition, scheduled for Elphie's Cabaret al  7 pm, Wednesday, March 2, is a. fundraiser for Ihe Sunshine  Coasl Boxing Association, Inlormalion is lhal the tickets arc  almost gone. Details of ticket outlets appear on Page 10 of  this week's newspaper.  Lasl week in Taeoma, Washington, Duffy finally incl up  with the opponent he must beat in the Canadian finals for a  spot on the Olympic team. He lost a controversial splil decision but came oul of the contest with renewed confidence.  The boul with Manny Sobrei was a preliminary match on  the Taeoma card and was consequently just three two-minute  rounds. Both Duffy and his coach Barry Krangle fell lhal  Duffy would have won had the rounds been three minutes  long.  The training sessions with Tony Pep, ranked 10th in Ihe  world in his professional weight division, should go a long  way towards preparing Duffy for his next meeting wilh  Sobrei.  Licence to be needed  Chinook lack debated  by Rose Nicholson  Bill Olway, ombudsman to  Tom Sidden, Minisler of  Fisheries, spoke to a well attended meeting called by the  Sechelt Peninsula Rod and Gun  Club Sporl Fishing Advisory  Committee lasl Monday nighl.  Olway claimed lhal fishing  regulations for ihe coming year  will be essentially Ihe same as  lasl year, excepl lor one change.  Spori fishermen will be issued  lags, al SI each, for chinook  salmon.  However, a cheek wilh local  Fisheries officer Randy Tancock disclosed that he has had  no official noli Ileal ion of planned regulations for 1988. "I  would hope thai there are some  changes," he said, "we sure  need something,"  The meeling, attended by  both commercial and sports  fishermen, was an attempt lo  find sonic solutions lo the  drastic decline in ihe number of  chinook salmon lhal has occurred in Ihe Gulf of Georgia in ihe  lasl decade. A filly percenl  reduction in six years lias forced  fishermen lo face the lad thai a  resource which was always considered unlimited has, in fad,  conic close lo extinction.  Although over-fishing is undoubtedly the main cause of the  problem, il appears lhal Ihere  are olher factors io consider. In  Ihe last few years there has been  a sharp increase in the seals that  prey on the salmon. Al I he same  lime herring slocks, the main  source of feed, have declined  drastically. Roc herring, once  common in the Gulf, have virtually disappeared, leaving only  a smaller species. Jim Cameron,  a veteran fisherman from  Pender Harbour, claims lhal  lighl al night from increased  human habitation has altered  the migration patterns of the  larger herring and they no  longer spawn in Ihe Gulf as Ihey  used lo.  Dogfish, another salmon  predator, have also increased  and for the lasl three years there  have been low water levels in the  creeks at spawning lime. The  only solualion lo that, said one  wit, was to 'pray for rain'.  Discussing Ihe seals, Olway  reported lhat Ihe Minisler had  declared that il would be  political suicide for him to order  destruction ofthc seals. "If you  wanl to gel rid of ihe seals,"  said Olway, "you have lo write  letters. Thai's ihe only ihing  that will make him change his  mind."  The Salmonld Enhancement  Program was discussed by  Oranl McBain and Rick  Schmidt.    McBain   said   that  all hough Ihere has been a huge  cul in funding for Fisheries in  Ihe lasl Iwo years, ihe budgel  for enhancement has actually  been increased. McBain poinled  oul lhal Ihe main work in Ihis  area is being done by  volunteers, bul iheir efforts are  chiefly concerned wilh coho and  chums.  There are no natural chinook  streams on the Sunshine Coasl,  although an attempt is being  made to seed ihem in some local  streams. The Sechell Indian  Band Halchery has released  chinook inlo Sechelt Inlet and  so far Ihis seems to be working.  Two olher possible solutions  were suggested al ihe meeling.  Cliff Connor advocated a  return to light tackle, using no  more than a four and a half  ounce lead weight on a rod.  "Lei's get back to real sports  fishing," he said, "dragging a  len pound cannon ball isn'l  sporl."  Anolher suggestion was lhat  the use of barhlcss hooks would  cut down on the morialiiy of  grilse (immature salmon).  Olway concluded by saying  "The Minisler wanls io hear  your concerns. He couldn't be  al this meeting because you  didn't give him enough lime.  Bin schedule a meeling for Mayor June and he'll be here."  EDC crawls into closet  Alter consulting Neil Goldic  al Ihe Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Ihe Coasl News has decided to follow (ioldie's suggestion  and send a formal protest to Ihe  Sunshine Coasl Regional  District (SCRD) regarding a  policy decision made recently by  Ihe Economic Developmeni  Commission (EDC) lo ban the  public from its meetings.  The minutes of a closed  meeling, held by the EDC on  February 19, were received at  lasl week's meeling of the  board. These Indicate lhal a  motion by Art Giroux,  representing the aquaculture industry, seconded by director  Jim Gurney read, 'Thai  meetings of the Economic  Developmeni Commission be  closed due lo the sensitive  nature of properly and personnel mailers coming before Ihe  Commission. The Economic  Developmeni Commission,  however, will hold periodic  public information meetings.'  Upon receipt of the minutes  at the SCRD board meeling,  Area A director Gordon Wilson  objeded to Ihe policy calling il  'highly political', and asked the  board to support a motion  allowing ihe public lo attend  EDC meetings, with sensitive  issues being handled in brief, in-  camera sessions. The motion  was seconded by Area E alternate Tony Layer but defeated  by the rest of ihe board.  The policy appeals lo fly in  the face of recommendations  made bv Ted Senimens in a  $9,800 reporl lo Ihe SCRD on  ways lo improve the Economic  Developmeni Commission. The  report, which was presented lo  Ihe EDC on November 26,  1987, specifically staled, "Since  the citizens of the region are  contributing lo Ihe SCRD's funding of the Cenlre, (Economic  Development Centre) there  needs lo be strong accountability to these citizens through the  SCRD board."  Eight recommendations  followed which Senimens fell  would achieve lhal accountability  without   reducing  the  flexibility and effectiveness of  the commission. One of those  recommendations was, "The  EDO (Economic Officer of the  Commission) and the Centre's  Board (the EDO should meel  monthly lo review projects,  budget performance and  results. The meetings should be  open to the public. When  specific firms or organizations  are to be discussed, thai portion  of Ihe meeting should be held  in-camcra."  When Ihe issue was broughl  up on Thursday nighl, members  of the press expressed their opposition lo the decision vocally.  Bul Ihe only response from the  SCRD's representative on the  commission, Jim Gurney, was a  shrug and a smile. "Too bad,"  he said.  When contacted Ihe nexl day  for further clarification, Gurney  lold the Coast News lhal ihe  decision had been made in an  effort lo "de-politicize" the  EDC.  Please turn lo page 17  Serving the Sunshine Coast ^ince 194$ Coast News, February 29,1988  Comment  A lamentable  decision  The decision made by the Regional Board to approve  recommendation from the Economic Development Commission that its meeting be held in camera is profoundly  regrettable and ill-advised. More than that, it can be  argued that it is also irrational, cowardly and possibly illegal.  It is irrational because the difficulties that the EDC has  had with unfair press coverage comes from a source which  does not attend regular EDC meetings. Closing the  meetings to both newspapers is unlikely therefore to improve the situation.  It is cowardly because of the failure to address the problem directly. Privately, commission members and  regional directors assure us that they find our attendance  at meetings faithful and our reporting of them fair and  honourable, bul take refuge in a blanket condemnation  when ihey speak of unfairness.  Il is possibly illegal because the commission spends a  considerable sum of the taxpayers' money each year and  the decisions as to how that money is to be spent are now  lo be made in secret meetings.  This is a bad decision which should be reversed as soon  as possible.  Lest we be accused of the blanket condemnation of  which we complain, commission members present at an in  camera meeting which made the recommendation were  Bryan Rubin, Bonny Paetkau, Bruce Moseley, Art  Giroux, and Regional Director Jim Gurney.  Voting in favour of accepting the recommendation were  Regional Directors McGillivray, Gurney and Dixon, with  Laver and Wilson opposing.  Voice of reason  The voice of reason was heard in Sechelt on Sunday  afternoon and we are largely indebted to Hospital Board  Chairman Tom Meredith for helping that to happen.  We, too, take a measure of pride in speaking for reason  and against hysteria on this issue. The facts support our  consistent pleas for informed reason to prevail.  5 YEARS AGO  The Sechelt Indian Band elections have resulted In  the election of Stanley Joe as Chief.  A possible worst case scenario for a propane explosion in Roberts Creek was outlined at the meeting of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District Board by Area Director Brett McGillivray. In discussing his concerns regarding the propane tanks in Roberts Creek, McGillivray  described what would happen in the event of a 'boiling  liquid expanding vapour explosion' (BLEVE). He said  that experiences In Arizona and Spain indicate that  propane tanks the size of those in Roberts Creek would,  if a BLEVE occurred, create an explosion that would  destroy an area ol one-half mile radius.  10 YEARS AGO  Long-time Sunshine Coast resident and Coast News  columnist Peter Trower will appear on national television  on the Peter Gzowski show. Appearing with Poet Trower  will be local musicians Ken Dalgleish and Michael Dunn.  15 YEARS AGO  The Roberts Creek Community Association at Its  February meeting, has decided to try to prevent the area  from becoming an asphalt jungle. The first step in this  direction was to pass a motion in favour of prohibiting  further subdivision into lots smaller than 18,000 square  feet.  20 YEARS AGO  Who is this man Trudeau? What does he stand for?  And why his sudden popularity? These are among the  questions which delegates to the Liberal leadership  convention will be asking themselves as they go about  electing the next Prime Minister of Canada.  25 YEARS AGO  Continued progress has been made in the planning  for the new St. Mary's Hospital. The construction committee has now studied thoroughly, the x-ray, laundry,  and kitchen equipment. In addition, specifications are  being prepared to cover the remainder of the hospital  equipment.  30 YEARS AGO'  Four candidates have been nominated to run in Coast  Capilano constituency for the federal election and they  are: James Sinclair, sitting Liberal member; WH Payne,  Conservative; Hugh Clifford, CCF; and Edward Gallant,  Social Credit.  35 YEARS AGO  Representatives from the Howe Sound Farmers' Institute were present at the regular Gibsons Village Commission to inquire as to the possibility of the commission Inaugurating some traltic regulations that would  permit their members having some parking facilities  when they come to the village on business.  40 YEARS AGO  All Indications point to a continued and healthy  growth In Sechelt. The construction of a new mill  capable of turning out 35,000 board feet of lumber per  day will add impetus to this growth,  The Sunshine  Published by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editorial   Penny Fuller     Ken Collins  Advertising  Fran Bumsidc  John Gilbert  Liz Tarabochla  Production  Jan Schuks  Bev Cranston  Bonnie McHeffey  Mary Connor  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is a locally owned newspaper, published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by GHaiilord Pre-st  Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0. Gibsons Tel. 886-2622 or  886-7617; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930. Second Class Mall Registration No.  4702.  Tht Sunshine COAST NEWS Is protected by copyright and reproduction of any part of It by any means is prohibited unless permission In  writing Is first secured from Qlauford Press Ltd., holders of the  copyright. SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Canada: 1 year 135; 6 months $20; Foreign; 1 year MO   A silver heroine  for Canada  In each Olympics it seems  that an individual rises from  among the assemblage of gifted  athletes and through a combination of circumstances linked to  a timely display of unquestionable ability fashions the  story by which the Games are  remembered.  Each time the reporters of the  various disciplines are on the  alert to identify that individual  as early in the course of the  Games as possible, or if possible  long before the Games begin.  In the best of years the individual who stamps their personal mark comes entirely unexpected to the centre of the  Olympic stage and from this  perspective it seems lhat this  was such a year.  There were skiers who were  going to make the Games theirs;  there was the unlikely hope of a  'miracle on ice', which dream  saw the undermanned Canadian  hockey team or the USA's  gallant college players sweeping  all before them and especially  the awesome might of the Soviet  hockey team.  In the final analysis it was a  petite blonde bundle of nerves  from Ottawa who fashioned the  best story of these Olympic  Games.  That Elizabeth Manley is a  great skater no one doubted.  Her history has been a history  of letting down in major competitions, however, and no one  took her very seriously in the  glamourous and highly competitive world of ladies' figure  skating.  The attention throughout and  before the games was on the  coming showdown between  Katarina Witt, the gorgeous and  sexy champion of the 1984  Winter Olympics from East  Germany and America's first  coloured skating star, Debbie  Thomas from San Jose,  California.  The confrontation had all the  hallmarks of your classic  capitalism versus communism  confrontation. Reporters and  cameramen hung on every word  issued from the mouths of the  queenly Witt and the ail-  American coloured girl who was  as bright as she was beautiful.  They followed the rivals even  through backstage warm-ups.  So, on Saturday night in the  Saddledome in Calgary the  hyper little blonde from Ottawa  came out under pressure and  skated rings around both her  highly touted rivals. Witt, the  reigning   champion   knowing  that reigning champions have to  be defeated clearly to lose their  crowns, skated conservatively  taking no chances and running  no risks.  Thomas who earlier in the  week had made a scathing comment about how Manley always  choked under pressure, faltered  badly and made several agonizing errors.  The little lady from Ottawa  skated with daring and exuberance, with enthusiasm and  a sense of humour and upstaged  both her rivals. One knowledgeable commentator  made  the  point after the contest that had  Thomas skated a little better  than she did Manley could just  as easily have had the gold in  the composite marks of the  three-part contest.  To no one in the Saddledome  or watching on television did it  make a great deal of difference.  The spunk and panache of the  overlooked Canadian brought  tears to eyes 'unused to flow'  and stamped her as the heroine  of these Olympic Games. No  one who saw her performance  will ever forget it.  Wn^����^TSKT��i^He^fSKV*t^ia^��TO^rs^iia��^  How Roses  Came Red  1  4-  f  Roses at first were white,  Till they could not agree  Whether my Sappho's breast  Or they more white should be.  __!.%��.  y*  Part III - Against a Nuclear Nanoose  But being vanquish'd quite,  A blush their cheeks bespread;  Since which, believe the rest,  The roses first came red.  Robert Herrick  W  #  by the Sunshine Coasl  Peace Committee  WEAPONS  U.S. policy is lo 'neither confirm nor deny' Ihe existence of  weapons on board, and Canadian policy is nol lo ask. So,  like everyone else, we assume  they are aboard.  U.S. navy reporls an average  of one nuclear weapons incident /accident every 11 days  between 1965 and 1985, but nol  all accidents are reporlcd. (12)  Human goofs cause 50 lo 70  per cent of these. Each year  5000 people arc removed from  U.S. nuclear weapons programs  because of drugs and alcohol  abuse, negligence or aberrant  behaviour. Stress, boredom and  isolation are inherent in ihe  modern military, particularly in  the nuclear forces. U.S. nuclear  subs typically embark on 75 day  tours in which they are submerged most of the time constantly receiving communications, but maintaining radio  silence. (13)  I don't think those accident  figures include collisions. "U.S.  nuclear subs have gotten snared  in trawler nets and have collided  with cargo ships, harbour tugs,  barges, merchant ships, an aircraft carrier, a destroyer, a  minesweeper, nuclear waste  barrels, a target ship during  practice and a whale. U.S.  nuclear subs have had groundings and have struck bottom.  U.S. nuclear subs have even collided   with   each   other.   But  worse, 'there have been nine  reported collisions between U.S.  nuclear subs and 'hostile  vessels' in Soviet waters during  the I970's alone, and five of  Ihese involved nuclear armed  Soviet submarines.' " (14)  Would a nuclear bomb just  'go off? More likely, some of  the ordinary explosives in Ihe  same weapon might catch fire  or explode and vaporise its  radioactive core.  This map shows where the  predicted 28 mile cloud might  drill. You would nol need to  smell much of the cloud. One  millionth of a gram of plutonium could cause lung cancer,  and a cruise missile warhead  contains roughly five thousand  million limes lhal. (15)  RECOMMENDATION 3  That the provincial government (and other bodies in our  area) urge the federal government to cancel the Nanoose  agreement, ban nuclear vessels  from Canadian waters, and use  the money thereby saved at  Nanoose toward peaceful economic development of that  area. >.  EMERGENCY PLANS  Meantime, before Recommendation 3 is acted upon, you  will agree there is grave danger  of accidents. A lot can be done  to save lives, if we're geared for  it.  POTASSIUM IODIDE  Here is a bottle I keep in my  fridge. You mix it with water  and take four drops a day for  six days during fallout.  Dr.  Rosalie Bertell, a world expert,  said to the Nanoose inquiry, "It  replaces iodine, puts normal  iodine in the thyroid, so you  don't pick up radioactive  iodine, at least at the same rale.  The other replacement is  vitamin B-12 where you put  normal cobalt in the liver, instead of picking up cobalt-60,  which is a very strong gamma-  emitter. My sense is people have  never even been told these  things. Theie's no preparation  for it. When they had the Three  Mile Island accident they didn't  even have any potassium iodide  in the area, and the east coasl  labs stayed up 24 hours trying to  produce it..." (16). So here are  some things we could have  ready.  RECOMMENDATION 4  That until nuclear reactors  and weapons are banned from  B.C., the government assist  local agencies to form nuclear  emergency plans and to publicize these widely.  MONITORING  There's one more problem. I  did give this stuff to the kids  and used it for six days after we  heard about Chernobyl, but I  never use it after radiation leaks  at Nanoose because I never hear  about them.  RECOMMENDATION 5  That the provincial government either set up a radiation  monitoring system, or obtain  accurate and timely information  from the military, so that  residents may know immediately when radioactivity increases.  MAJORITY OPINION  In saying that we must get rid  of nuclear weapons and reactors, the Sunshine Coast Peace  Committee is not expressing a  minority view. This is a growing  majority opinion which is  already definite and widespread.  Already 60 per cent of B.C.  municipalities and regional  districts have chosen to be  nuclear weapons free zones.  These include almost the whole  mainland-southwest area: Vancouver, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New  Westminster, Delta, Maple  Ridge, White Rock, North Van,  West Van, Squamish-Lillooet  and Whistler. It includes Richmond, the premier's riding,  with an overwhelming vote. As  you know Mr. Veitch, it includes your own riding of Burnaby and it includes our Sunshine Coast Regional District.  Given time, a significant  phrase, no doubt Canada will  join the 26 other nuclear  weapons free nations. Meanwhile we echo the people of  B.C. with our final recommendation.  RECOMMENDATION 6  That the provincial government declare B.C. a nuclear free  zone.  CONCLUSION  Mr. Veitch, I think you will  find the statements are factual,  the topic is essential to our  future development, and the  recommendations are common  sense ones and perfectly possible to carry out. Coast News, February 29,1988  Letters to the Editor  Wait for Commission results  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following was received for  publication.  Honourable Elwood Veitch  Provincial Secretary  Minister of Government  Services, Southwest Region  Parliament Buildings  Victora, B.C.  Dear Sir:  Thank you for the invitation  to make a presentation on  regionalizalion al your meeling  In Sechelt, Thursday, February  4. Unfortunately we were nol  able lo make this presentation  at the meeting because of lime  pressures on the board and  because of the large numbers of  olher presenters at your Sechelt  meeting.  Education has for many,  many years been a matter between the province on the one  hand and locally elected Boards  of School Trustees on the other.  The School Act has always contemplated some decisions being  mandated by the province and  olhers being optional and left to  the discretion of local School  Boards. Usually the province  only mandates what it feels  must be a provincial standard,  so it is rather difficult to see  how regional decentralization  would fit into a system which  calls for minimum provincial  decisions and maximum local  decisions.  The following resolution was,  however, adopted by the board  at their meeting of January 26.  'That the chair or designate  attend the meeting and convey  Kennett's question answered  Editor:  Kindly refer lo the article in  the Coast News, February 22,  1988 - 'Unanswered Question'  by Richard F. Kennett.  Yes, Richard, ihe wooden  crosses referred to identified  human graves - four children  and one adult, Mrs. Henry  Blake, wife of pre-emptor,  Henry Blake.  Land for the Mounl Elphinstone Cemetery site was obtained in 1916. In 1918 W.S.  Kearlon, father of one of the  children, exhumed Ihe remains  of his five year old daughter,  then transferred the bones to  Mount Elphinstone Cemetery.  My Sister, Mary and I stood  at roadside of the one-lime Mill  Road, as Mr. Kearlon wilh his  horse-drawn express wagon,  passed by. Nearing the new  cemetery site on the wagon, we  observed the new homemade  coffin.  The first official burial al the  newly founded community cemelery   was   Maggie   Lehman,  November 1918.  For official data respecting  your question, please refer to  pages 76 and 77 of "The Wesl  Howe Sound Story", a chronological account of historical  events of our community and  adjacent areas, including the  islands of Howe Sound.  Richard, you waited 55 years  for your answer. Publicizing  your haunted experience has  resulted in an answer within one  week. God bless.  Francis J. Wyngaert  Clean up Port Mellon  Editor:  It's encouraging to read the  recent spate of letters expressing  dissatisfaction with Ihe Port  Mellon mill. For too long our  clean air and water have been  held lo ransom in exchange for  Ihe promise of jobs. Perhaps  with enough confidence and imagination we can create an  economic system lhal is responsive and beneficienl on a local  level.  Despite the high-powered  propaganda, multinationals are  often more expensive and less  efficient than small firms, requiring a continual stream of  subsidies and grants lo remain.  Also, large corporations depend on international supply  networks rather than developing links wilh local suppliers. In  Ihe event of a recession communities dependent on one industry are likely to suffer much  more   lhan   an   economy   of  small, diversified businesses.  These are a few of the advantages of local development and  this alternative strategy will  eventually gain widespread acceptance. In the process, we as a  community must exercise more  control over our immediate environment. Let's tell Port  Mellon lo clean up now.!  Sincerely  L.Sukkau  Firemen serve well  ROYAL  COMMISSION  ON  ELECTORAL  BOUNDARIES  Judge T.K. Fisher,  Commissioner  Please take notice that a  public hearing will be held  in Powell River on Monday,  March 7, 11:00 a.m., Haida  Room, Beach Gardens  Resort Hotel, 7074 Westminster Avenue, Powell  River. B.C.  Please phone Mr. Terry  Julian at 660-4169 if you  wish io speak at the  hearing.  Province of British Columbia  Editor:  Recenlly, the Roberts Creek  Volunteer Fire Department  were called lo my home lo put  oul a serious chimney fire.  Within not much more than five  minulcs, aboul fifteen  firefighlers were on Ihe scene.  They quietly look conlrol of  Ihe hazardous situation. The extremely heavy, bricklined  fireplace insert was removed  and carried through Ihe house  and put outside. They had lirsl  laid down tarps to protect rugs  and prevent further damage.  After they left, and a quick  vacuuming, there was no  evidence of the fire, or their  presence, other than the gaping  fireplace.  I am very grateful to live in a  place served so well by  neighbours whose volunteer efforts provide service. Thank  you very much.  Ricki Moss  Comments on  privatization  Editor:  In reference lo Privatization  in Canada we have 3 major air  lines, one governmenl controlled and two private. The governmenl one has enjoyed a virtual  monopoly in Canada for years  and has stifled the private enterprises in every way possible.  That is, until de-regulation.  Now ihey are asking we, the  public, for a further 300 million  lo add to their huge deficit in  order lo compete with Ihe  private airlines. If we give Ihem  Ihe 300 million, surely the other  airlines should gel the same.  The only other alternative is  to sell our national airline and  cul any further losses.  Re: B.C. Liquor Stores. If I  were running the Sechelt Liquor  Store 1 would expand the store  and give the employees a piece  of the action and bring in quality European wines that we have  been denied at affordable  prices.  I would put 75 percent of the  locally produced wines in a corner marked Vinegar and sell  ihem at 50 cents to $1 a bottle.  The only cardboard "Whisky  Bottles" placed illegally on  vehicle windscreens would be  for Help Wanted.  Mr. R.E. 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Once this inspection is complete and our lully  LICENSED TECHNICIAN Is satisfied, a report  Is SIGNED and FILED wilh the management ol  ouf dealership Al this time it is decided  whether or nol we should wholesale the vehicle to a used car broker, ot repair and retail the  vehicle locally  Potential auslomers lor the vehicles we decide  to sell locally are encouraged lo ask a  salesperson lo see a copy of Ihis mspeclton,  and may also speak direclly to Ihe technician  who performed Ine work WE HAVE NOTHING  TO HIDE FROM YOU.  AH vehicles 1980 and newer come with AT NO  CHARGE, A FORD MOTOR COMPANY  VARIABLE TIME AND DISTANCE (VTD)  POWERTRAIN WARRANTY. This warranty ap.  plies to all makes and models bul is backed by  Ford Molor Company  Depending on Ihe year, the warranly runs from  3 months'ft.000 km to 12 monlhs/20.000 km.  provided the vehicle has no more lhan 160,000  km on Ihe odometer  Furlher. lor nominal charges, you can warranly  your used vehicle tor up lo 24 month sMO.OOO  km One of our sales staff can give you lull  details  II a vehicle does not have a warranty wilh it.  our sales staff is instructed to tell you why n  does not and the vehicle will be priced appropriately  Let Us Help Take the Guesswork Out of Buying a Used Vehicle  BUY WITH CONFIDENCE  ���flEMEMBEA���YOU MAKE US NUMBER 1  Brake  Special  89  95  Rear Drum  Front Disc  ; Most Domestic Carsg  From the moment your North American or  import car goes up on the hoist, you'll know  it's in the qualified hands of a car care  specialist who knows brakes inside and out.  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According to eyewitnesses,  the lone driver was travelling  west from Gibsons on Highway  101 around 4 pm on Friday  when for some reason she  braked just near the Franklin  Road intersection.  The car slid off the road and  [he bumper dug inlo an embankment.  "It just pole-vaulted," staled  one witness.  The car landed right side up  beside a creek and facing the  road but at Ihe bottom of the 20  foot gully. The driver was obviously shaken but not taken lo  hospilal. There had been lighl  showers that day.  USED BUILDING SUPPLIES  Quality, used lumber, bricks, windows, lights, plumbing, etc  P �� B USED BUILDING MATERIALS  11947 Tannery Rd., Surrey  MONDAV-SATURDAV SM-1311  ^ We also buy used building materials   Carpet & Upholstery  Spring Cleaning ,.  Phase II  Carpet Care People  & Systems  Are NOT  "All The Same"  Entrust Your Valuable Carpets  & Upholstery To:  QUALITY  CARPET CARE  (A division ol Dee's Fine Cleaning)  886-8564  h\ Ken Collins  On March 5, the members of  the Sechell Indian Band will  once more go to the polls as  they initiate the second phase of  [Self government. This time, il  'will be a referendum to transfer  I some of the powers of ihe Chief  [and Council io the Sechell In-  jdian Government District.  ;��� The lirsl step, the creation of  ;a constitution for self governmenl was completed lasl year.  This constitution determines  such matters as how chiefs and  councils arc elected and who  may elect ihem. Bul as well as  internal band affairs, ihere are  also matters io be considered  such as land leased lo non-band  'members, roads and traffic  regulations, public order and  safety.  For this reason the original  Bill C-93 provided for the  establishment of the Sechell Indian Governmenl Dislricl to  have jurisdiction over all Sechell  lands.  Simply slated, ihere are band  mailers and Ihere are land mailers and in each case ihe governing body will be the Chief and  Council. But it is important lo  separale the Iwo funclions  because in band mailers, only  band members are affected  while in land matters some of  the people affected are non-  band members.  Thus the need for ihe legal  entity of a Districl. Il will be  similar to a Dislricl Municipality but unique. Federal legislation has even dictated lhal provincial legislation respecting the  Sechelt    Scenario  Dislricl be in force as a con-  lingenl condilion.  The band is furlher protected  by a clause slating lhal should  lhat provincial legislation be  amended some or all of Ihose  powers transferred lo the  dislricl may be transferred back  to the band.  According lo Sechelt Chief  Tom Paul, under the old Indian  Act non-band members on  band lands paid provincial taxes  bul gained little from ihem  because Ihey were lands under  federal jurisdiction. Now, under  self governmenl, Ihe Sechelt  Band will be Ihe authority to  levy laxes and will be able to offer services.  There are 21 specified classes  of mailers under Bill C-93 that  the band council can make laws  on. For the past weeks they  Seattle booth attracts 900  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  Billboards and advertising in  far-off places done by Travel  Sunshine Coasl are attracting  attention as is the booth lhat is  appearing al different shows.  Al the recent Sportsmanship  Show held in Ihe Kingdome in  Seattle recently, amongst the  thousands attending, over 900  people slopped lo ask questions  and fill oul forms.  Sporl fishing and B.C. Outdoors magazines feature the  Sunshine Coasl, February and  March.  WEST SECHELT SCHOOL  The mothers of grades two  and three, Murrie Redman's  class, are busy baking muffins  to sell every Tuesday for 25  cents. The money raised will go  towards a field trip to the  Planetarium's science department.  SECHELT GARDEN CLUB  Bill Cormack will be the  speaker at the Sechelt Garden  Club meeting at St. Hilda's  Church hall on Wednesday,  March 2 at 7:30 pm sharp.  A man of vast experience in  the field of agriculture, Bill's  topic will be gladiolus.  Visitors and new members  welcome. Come and exchange  garden problems.  CHAMBER NEWS  Mayor Bud Koch was guest  speaker at the Chamber of  Commerce meeting on Tuesday, February 23 at Ihe Golden  City Restaurant.  On display the mayor had an  architect's drawing of lol 7  showing what could happen on  Ihis lot next to Trail Bay Mall.  Included was a possible arena, a  seniors hall, business offices,  RCMP and parking spaces.  The architect felt the focal  point of Sechelt should be the  municipal hall at Rockwood  Lodge.  Mike Shanks spoke on the  polar bear swim with high  praise for the volunteers who  really made it happen. A list of  suggestions is being compiled as  a guide for the 1989 swim.  Celebrations Day is sending  out a call for volunteers.  Bill McKinnon will talk on  the Community Futures program at the chamber's next  meeting.  Davis Bay  News & Views  selected styles  &i\\* $c late  Sunnycrest Mall, Glteons  886-3100  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  The Japanese Starlings are  buck in Ihe same huge quantities  as before. They lake over a tree  and proceed to sing their arrival  song. Nice lo hear even though  Ihey can be pests.  We spoiled a fat robin on (he  14. He loo was glad lo be back.  The hummingbird feeder is  all cleaned and ready as Ihese  liny friends usually arrive  around the lasl week of March.  STORY HOUR  On Friday March 4, Moms  and Tots Slory Hour will be  held as usual, al the Wilson  Creek Hall, 5123 Davis Bay  Road.  This starts al 10:30 am.  Moms can have tea or coffee,  browse the library and exchange  chit-chat while the pre-schoolers  are being read to by one of the  excellcnl volunteers. A nice way  Io spend a friendly hour and a  greal way lo introduce your tot  lo the wonders of the written  word.  886-2425   Tues.-Fri., 10 4  have been meeting in order to  decide which sections concern  the Band and which ones concern the District. For example:  access to, and residence on,  Sechelt lands is a Band matter,  while zoning and land use planning is a District matter. Public  order and safety is a District  matter and the education of  Band members on Band lands is  a Band matter.  The Band has been conducting extensive workshops in  order thai all members fully  understand the complex  legislative process that is unfolding.  Once the Indian Government  District is functioning, an advisory council will be appointed  from a choice of names submitted to the provincial governmenl bul after the firsl term of  office they will be elected.  The Sechelt Band owns aboul  3,000 acres of land some of  which is in areas such as Lang  Bay near Powell River.  Il is hoped lhat all the formalities of this nexl step are  completed by March 31.  fee  922J  EMITSc"-  Sunnycrest Mall  lass1  Wear  886-3080  if  *&#  99'  ^_________________  j    Wheel Barrow  EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR GARDENING *. LANDSCAPING  Come In Sotiri, Cft&f jkirpisplayaj__pOne of Our Friendly Professionals Help You  ���  GIBSONS1  BUILDING SUPPLIES?  ru/n tnrgTinut ���  866-8141  ���  885-7121  TWO LOCATIONS   iiwhmicmiimmn uurm  mMFMUMnm ucmn Coast News, February 29,1988  Local MP Ray Skelly was in Gibsons last Monday to present six medals to outstanding Sunshine Coast  participants in sports. Here he is presenting Barry Lynn a medal for his involvement in coaching, while  Gibsons Mayor Diane Strom, SCRD Chairman Peggy Connor, and Sechelt Alderman Joyce Kolibas  look on. Other recipients included Tony Duffy, Sara Bennet, Freeman Reynolds, Ernie Fawcett and Gibsons Building Supplies, ��� Vera Kllloii photo  Roberts    Creek  St. Aidan's hosts Day of Prayer  by Jeannie Parker, 885-2163  St. Aidan's Anglican Church  in Roberls Creek invites  everybody lo attend the World  Day of Prayer service this Friday, March 4 at 1:30 pm. This is  an opportunity to join wilh  peoples all over the world in a  celebration of fellowship and  faith. Refreshments will be served afterward at the Church  Hall.  MEETING SOON  The annual general meeting  of the Roberts Creek Community Association is less than  a month away so pick up your  new memberships at the  Roberts Creek Library soon.  New members are always  welcome.  RAMBLERS DANCE  Tickets for the Volunteer Ac  tion Centre's March 12 dance  with the '63 Ramblers at the  Roberls Creek Community Hall  are now on sale. They're $6  each at Seaview Market and the  Coast News in Sechelt. No  minors please.  LEGION LINE-UP  The Friday evening dinners at  the Roberts Creek Legion have  become really popular recently,  especially when it's steak! For a  nominal $3 each, the crowd on  February 19 enjoyed a delicious  eight-ounce cut with all the  trimmings and then stayed on  for the rock and roll of Slim and  the Pickups.  As promised, the band's new  music was excellent and they  played to a full house of appreciative dancers. All those  nostalgic for the sound of the  PENDER HARBOUR  DIESEL CO. LTD.  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  Hwy 101, ����%<% r%t>* a  Madeira Park OOO-SCOlO  big band era thoroughly enjoyed Nikki Weber and Friends  the next night. They hope to be  back soon.  This Saturday, March 5, you  can dance to the music of the  40's and 50's at the Little  Legion with Murgatroyd, Dal-  gleish and Dunn. Coming up  are George Page on March 11, a  St. Patrick's dance March 12,  the return of Dan Shepherd on  March 18, and Larry Bransen  on March 25.  Tickets for the St. Patrick's  dance with the Jimmy Bryce  Duo are on sale now at the  legion bar, Seaview Market and  885-5556. The other evenings  are the usual drop-in affairs so  come along and bring your  friends. Members and guests.  JAWS OF LIFE DELIVERED  The Roberts Creek Volunteer  Fire Department received  delivery of their Jaws of Life  last week and will have a training session to learn how to  operate the tool this weekend.  They hope to have an open  house some time so that people  can have a look at the jaws and  the other equipment they have  acquired recently.  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"We thought that il was an  old log or something," said  King. "We were getting ready  to cut the rope (on The  Tamara's anchor), then we  decided to give her one more  try."  They pulled aboard a  seaslime and barnacle-covered  anchor weighing between three  and four hundred pounds and  wilh aboul 150 feel of heavy  chain attached lo it.  "We were scared of il pulling  ihe nose off the boat," said  King. "Il broke ihe winch  chain," he added.  The anchor incident seems a  fining chapter in The Tamara's  unique history. Buill in 1910,  she was used as a government  quarantine boat for Chinese immigrants. King bought her in  Victoria only two weeks ago,  planning to use her for charters.  King speculates lhal the anchor may be from an old rum  runner lhal was here from Seattle, and the anchor's stamp,  "lssacson, Seattle" doesn'l  eliminate ihe possibility.  The anchor is now at the entrance to Madeira Marina, and  the people of Madeira Park  continue to wonder about its  origin.  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  March events  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  This Thursday, March 3 is  the night of the Halmoon Bay  Recreation meeling at Coopers  Green Hall at 8 pm. This is an  important one as it is their annual general meeting and a good  turnout is hoped for.  Then on Sunday, March 6  pop along lo Welcome Beach  Hall between 10 am and 1 pm.  You can enjoy finding some  treasures at the Flea Market and  have a cup of tea and some  goodies while you're there. If  you would like to have your  own table of items give a call to  885-3130, for $6 you can be in  on the fun.  There are still some tickets  available for the St. Patrick's  dinner and dance on Saturday,  March 12. $7.50 is the price and  the ladies to call for reservations  are Marg Vorley at 885-9032 or  Marg Muckley, 885-3305.  SUPPORT NEEDED  We all know that the  Welcome Beach Community  Association do their best to provide social events for the community throughout the year and  that they try to keep prices at a  minimum. But it is becoming  more difficult to meet the ever  increasing expenses of running  the Hall with such high costs as  insurance, healing, etc. You can  give your support by joining the  Association for only $3 - every  three bucks helps. Olive Comyn  is the lady to contact regarding  memberships.  A NOTE FOR FRIENDS  Friends of Dorothy Hall may  want to know that Dorothy is  now over at the Beaconsfield  Nursing Home in Vancouver. If  you would like more details and  the address call Olive Comyn at  885-2378.  COUNTRY FAIR  There has already been a  meeting of organizers for this  summer's Halfmoon Bay  Country Fair with plans already  in the making. This project has  to be started early as there is  much planning to be done.  Carol Adams has taken over  from Peggy Connor as Chairman of the committee since  Peggy has such a heavy load  now as Chairman of the  Regional Board. Peggy will of  course be ihere when needed.  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  The next meeting of the Halfmoon Bay Branch of the  Hospital Auxiliary will be Monday, March 7 at Welcome  Beach Hall. Time is 10 am and  members old and new are urged  to attend. Every willing pair of  hands is appreciated.  BIRD SIGHTING  The Brookes kids, Willy and  Jenny of Redrooffs were thrilled this week to spot a beautiful  big black bird with a bright red  head. Turned out to be a  Pileated woodpecker which  usually doesn't appear here until much later in the spring.  They used to be fairly plentiful  but seem to be quite rare  nowadays.  PLANE CRASH  Our local Coast Guard  fellows were immediately on  hand when a small plane crashed in Ihe water close lo the Halfmoon Bay Government Wharf  on  Saturday  morning.  Skylights  Storm Windows  - wooden or /  aluminum frames W  ��� Insulated glass  ��� free estimates  Mirrors  - custom work for  home or business  Windshields  Come to the most complete glass  shop on the peninsula  m  Hwy. 101 & Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7359  m  Jesbergers retire  by Myrtle Winchester, 883-9302  Today is Erna Jesberger's last  day of work as Madeira Park  Postmaster, and Friday was the  lasl day of work for her husband and Madeira Park Wharfinger, Alf Jesberger.  Erna and Alf bolh have  opled for early retirement, and  their plans, in addition to enjoying free time at home, include  driving across Canada.  "I will miss Ihe people very  much, and 1 lhank Ihem all for  being so nice," said Erna, our  poslmaster for Ihe past 13  years.  LOCAL HEROES  Last Tuesday evening at the  Gibsons Municipal Hall, Sunshine Coasl residents were  presented with Olympic Awards  to honour their community service contributions.  Recipients from Pender Harbour and Egmont were Muriel  Cameron, Ann Cook, Iris Griffith, Jack Heidcma, Dorreen  Lee, Roy Mansfield, Robi  Pelraschuck and Nina Whit-  taker.  NEW BINGO FEATURE  The B.C. government has approved the sale of 'Pull Tabs' in  community bingo halls, and  they're now available at the  Thursday Nighl Community  Hall Bingo in Madeira Park.  Bingo organizer Doris Pride  explained lhal Pull Tabs are like  one-armed bandits in a box, and  that players can win up to $100  with a $1 ticket.  MUSIC NOTES  The Pender Harbour Music  Society invites you to the ever-  popular Prime Time Family  Fun Concert to be held at 7 pm  on March 11 at the Community  Hall.  The program includes the  Community Choir, Harbour  Lights, Children's Choir,  Children's Bands and Nikki  Weber, and a variety of solo  and group arrangements will be  performed.  Admission is free, bul donations for the School of Music  will be accepted at the door.  The Harbour Lights dance  band will play at a St. Patrick's  dance at Sechelt Indian Band  Hall on March 19, proceeds to  benefit the Pender Harbour  School of Music.  A limited number of tickets  (50) are available for the first  Harbour Lights Jazz and Poetry  Evening, to be held at the Music  School in the 'Old Ranger Station Cultural Centre' on March  25.  The evening will include  poetry readings and jazz performed by local musicians.  Refreshments will include nonalcoholic specialty coffees, tea,  and homemade desserts. Tickets  are $2 for Music Society  members and $3 for non-  members.  Some activities at the School  of Music have been rescheduled or cancelled because  of an improperly-working furnace. Music Society members  patiently wait for Ihe Regional  Board to have it repaired.  LEGION NEWS  At the February 15 meeting  of Branch 112 of the Royal  Canadian Legion, 42-year  member Bob Keen was awarded  a lifetime membership.  Keen is well known as  Madeira Park Poppy Campaign  Chairman, and he has maintained our cenotaph since it was  erected in 1974. He began his  Legion career in 1946 as  secretary of the Sunrise Ridge  Branch in East Vancouver and  since that time has held a  number of executive and service  offices.  A Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) representative will  be at Branch 112 on March 10  from 11 to 11:30 am.  Any Legion member wanting  an appointment is asked to contact Service Officer Jim Summers (883-2887).  The Ladies Auxiliary of  Branch 112 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a  smorgasbord dinner and dance  on March 19 at Ihe Legion Hall  in Madeira Park.  Following a social hour  beginning at 6:30 and dinner at  7, Russ Clarke will provide  music for an evening of dancing  that will include a door prize. A  limited number of tickets are  now on sale at the Legion for  $12.50 each.  All Legion members are urged to attend a general meeting at  Branch 112 on March 21 at 8  pm in the Legion Hall.  HARBOUR CALENDAR  March 3 - Community Bingo;  March 5 - Legion Meal Draw,  Community Swap Meet; March  10 - DVA Representative at  Legion; March 19 - Legion  Auxiliary Dance; March 21  -Legion General Meeting;  March 26 -Legion Dance.  MORTGAGE UPDATE  Feb. 26  6 mo.  1yr.  2yr.  3 yr.  4yr.  Syr.  1st  9.50  10.00  10.50  11.00  11.25  11.50  2nd  11.25  11.75  12.25  13.25  V.R.M.  9.75  1  Professional Real Estate Service  Stan and Diane Anderson  (Oil.) 885-3211 (Res.) 885-2385 Vancouver Toll Free: 684-8016  Anderson Realty Ltd., Sechelt  20% off  <KITCHEN  GflRMIVflL  885-3611  Cowrie St., Sechelt  Custom Framing Sale  Ends Mar. 19  25% off  All Materials  In Stock  - Needlework Stretching  - Oval or Circle Mats  cut to size  - Dry Mounting  Show Piece  aT*~.tt~.~m*     280 Gower Pt. Rd.       *_U8Q     f  OaUery    886-9213 sF8 J  FINE ART. POTTERY. BLOWN GLASS, CARDS. POSTERS AND CUSTOM FRAMING  teck Ihese  F-A-N-T-A-SrT-I-C   Prices  *f*&*W  Wholesale  & Retail  Container Growing  A-One  ROSES  $349  Garden Variety  IAPANESB AZALIA *195  Large Clump Of ���  HEATHER $249  Clump Of 3  SILVER BIRCH $995  Beautiful    I   HYDRANGEA        No>N  In 3 Cal. Containers  Reg. $15"  $795  2Vi" BEGONIA BULBS  Flowering - 8 Colours  Plant Now For Spring  99��e���ch M 3/*249  FRUIT  TREES  Up To 4 Years  $995  Grown from start right here at  SUNSHINE COAST *  [^NURSERY  886-2796  1826 Sunshine Coasl Hwy, Gibsons  TOURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE  7&��HQl % ��>*.  Z^ra  John Henry's:  Last Stop Shopping up to Princess Louisa!  ��� Groceries ��� Fresh Meat ��� Fuel/Propane ��� Produce ��� Ice  ��� Post Office ��� Full Line of Marine <inrl Fishing Gear  Box 40, Garden Bay       Charters Available 883-2253  "READ AND RELAX"  ��� Craft Books ��� Woodworking ��� Cookbooks  ��� Oifi Wrap   ��� Cards  =s TALEWIND BOOKS���  Fine Art - Art Supplies ��� Gifts  Come  Down  &  Browse  2811 Gower Poinl Rd.. Gibsons Landing  $��GALLERY  'CUSTOM'  FRAMING  ,886-9211  886-9213  D HELLY HANSEN & MUSTANG  OUTDOOR WEAR  Q MARINE BATTERIES  HCHARTS & BOOKS  866-8696    ^^^  Waterfront, Gibsons  ���. GIBSONS marina  CANOE RENTALS  ��� Row Boat Rentals  7  nl$ Resort  883-2269  BOAT RENTALS  ��� Fishing Gear Rentals  ��� Air Tanks  FISHING & DIVING CHARTERS  FISHING GUIDE  cLowes tfesort^Motel  Camping & R.V. Sites Pender Harbour   883-2456  Leisure Time???  === Come to the Shadow Bauxl =  ��� PAINTINGS ��� POTTERY ��� WEARABLE ART  limited edition prints by e  ��� Robert Bareman   ��� Ron Parker  ��� |, Serry-Llster       ��� Paul Ugarta    1 many morel  I.J ��� CUSTOM FRAMING ��� ART SUPPLIES  Cowrie St., Sechelt  BBS-7606 ' Coast News, February 29.1988  First place in Saturday's Canfor Round Robin Badminton tournament was John Sanders (left) and Vince  BothwiII (riiht). Don Stuart, Mill Manager, gave out the trophies and prizes. ���Ken Collins photo  Sechelt Seniors  Travel committee needs input  by Larry Grafton,  Our travel committee is pleased to welcome Jim Wilkinson  aboard. Jim will be concentrating on the more remote  destinations in conjunction with  May Widman. May's specially  will be day trips. This committee will find their task more difficult to fulfill withoul input  from the membership.  Al presenl May is lining up a  day trip to Sun Yat Sen Gardens  in Chinatown with side trip  deslinalions as lime permits.  She would like lo have a full bus  committed b\ March I for a  March 9 departure from Sechell. II is planned to leave on  the 10:30 am ferry and return  on the 5:30 pm. Cost is $r3.00  which includes bus fare and admission lo the gardens.  Reverting back to our original thoughls, your wishes will  govern the ntccess ol the committee. Some categories to be  considered are:  1.   Day   trips   -   Vancouver,  Powell Rivjr, Whistler, etc.  2. One to three days or more  -Victoria, Fogino, Barkerville,  Fort Steele, elc. Reno??  3. Conducted tours overseas by  Jim - U.K., Europe, Mediterranean, Hong Kong, etc.  Suggestions will be welcomed  by May Widman at 885-5200,  or Jim Wilkinson at 885-5523.  In the meantime, the Sun Yat  Sen Garden trip should prove to  be a good day's outing. Phone  May now!  GENERAL MEETING  At our general meeling on  February 18, Bob Bull made a  presentation with regard lo  development for housing on the  properly adjacent lo our new  hall location. For Ihose of you  who were nol al Ihe meeting,  and who could be interested,  Bob may be reached at the  Anderson Realty office.  A reminder was received  from our provincial secretary in  regard to our provincial convention May 10, II and 12 in  Smithers, B.C. This year we are  allowed eighl delegates according to their constilulion. Lasl  year we sent three delegates and  five proxies. At one of our next  two general meetings, delegates  will be selected to represent our  branch.  Certificates were doubled in  number at the February Shop  Easy draw because no draw  took place at our January  meeting. Winners were: Present  Gwen Lean, John Johnson,  George Nott, Elizabeth Derby,  Norma Chapman, Ethel  Brown, Isobel Draper, Ted  Farewell. Absent - Emily  Quigley, Kay Mittelsteadt, Irene  Crowell,Janina Kaliciak. Jim  Derby was the winner of Bert  Sherlock's pic raffle.  With regrets, our branch  received a letter of resignation  from our treasurer, John  Johnson, effective March 31,  1988. John has devoted many  hours lo our branch over Ihe  lasl few years. He has also done  the same for a couple of other  organizations locally and feels  thai he must lighten the load.  Volunteers to fill this vacancy  should phone Mike Timms al  885-9249.  Egmont News  Mark your calendar  by Ann Cook, 883-9253  This is mark your calendar  week, for your priority days in  March, be it a clinic day, a  meeting or just to give  somebody a birthday hug.  March 9 at the school, 2:30  Wednesday afternoon is Clinic  Day and Linda Curtis will be  there to do pressure tests and  answer meuical question problems.  At the same time, same day,  Bernice Tyson, who is the  public health nurse, will be there  to see the preschoolers and chat  with the parents on the care of  the children and helpful information on organizing a  preschool.  Same time, same day i the  meeting of all parents and  children interested in start ng a  program for preschoolers Jads  and Moms if you can't make it  to the meeling be sure lo let us  know you are interested and will  participate in Ihe future.  Refreshments will be served.  St. Patrick's Tea will be held  on Wednesday, March 16 at  2:30. Tea, fun and games will  happen with plant and jewelery  tables as added attractions. Vi  Bcrntzen and Dolly Wallace will  appreciate any jewelery and  plant donations.  FRIDAY, MARCH 25  A Spring Smorgasbord date  has been set, so mark your  calendar.  MARCH BIRTHDAYS  Top of the list is Pat Vaughan  on March 6, with Chloe and  Charlie Angus on the 4th and  5th. Heather Fern, John  Seabrook, Jaye Josephson,  Richard Birch, Doug Williams,  Gavin Muller, Mel Hutton,  Diane Bryant, Lorenz Kin-  dropp, Darin Walker and John  McGuire who is really a Creeker  spending a couple of weeks  in downtown Egmont. Bessie  Reid on her 76th  Anniversary wishes go to  Walt and Sherrie Higgins this  month.  Hang in folks, 31 days to  Good Friday and Easter  holidays except for lucky  parents who will have lots of  help around the house the week  before as that's when the  students will be on spring break.  THANK YOU  Thank you to Janet Bowles  for being our Heart person this  year.  Congratulations to Wayne  and Janet Newcombe on the  birth of their third child, and  Valerie and Rob Haines on their  second child, a brother for  Jason.  Kidney Month  March is kidney month in  Canada. The Kidney Foundation of Canada needs volunteers to help make the March  campaign a success. Volunteers  can help in many ways.  Assisting with campaign maps  and mailings; telephoning;  helping with clerical tasks; and  canvassing door-lo-door. The  volunteers are Ihe essential link  between public donalions and  kidney research. The monies  raised by the March campaign  are used lo fund palienl services and kidney research.  1988 is the 25th anniversary  of The Kidney Foundation of  Canada. The campaign goal  lor Ihe 1988 March campaign  in British Columbia is to raise  $200,000.  If you can spare a few hours  to help the Kidney Foundation,  please write the B.C. Branch,  Kidney Foundalion of Canada,  119-1699 West 6th Avenue,  Vancouver, B.C. V6J IR3, or  phone (604)736-9775.  EC  SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING  On School Board Budget  POSTPONED  The Ministry of Education has made a number of  changes to the fiscal framework-which sets the  amount of education costs in which the province will  share.  The Ministry has called a meeting of all school  districts on March 1st to explain the changes and to  provide School Boards with their fiscal framework  Information.  The Board usually has that information by mid-  February. In these changed circumstances it will not  be possible for the Board to hold a meaningful  budget meeting at Chatelech on Thursday, March  3rd, as planned. That meeting will take place on a  later date, to be announced shortly.  =zx=  ���jc  part IKora  To the Peoples  of the World  STATEMENT   ON  Peace  A Fundamental Lack ot communication  between people* scrum-.!) undermine! citnnv  lnwanls vMirld ponCO. Adt>piin|! jit iiiUrtii.ili.nul  auxiliary languugc wmkigti i.n in rwolvlnj tfm  pnihlcm timl ncce'iMLiu.-s the most urgent  attention.  Twi points bear emphasizing in .ill these  issues One is ili.ii ihe abolition ol vmi is not  simply u mutter ot signing treatlci mid protocol); it bicomplex task requiring dnevi level  of commitment tu resolving issues not  customarily associated with ihe pur-iiii ol  peace. Based on political agreements alone, ihe  idea of collective security is a chimera The  other point is that the primary challenge in dealing with issues of peace is to raise the context  to the level of principle, as diMinci from pure  pragmatism. R)r. in essence, peace itcnu from  an inner stale supported by a spiritual or moral  attitude, and it is chiefly in evoking this attitude  that the possibility of endunng solutions sun be  found.  There are spiritual principles, or what some  call human values, by which solutions can he  lound Sir every social problem Any well-intentioned group can in a general sense devise practical solutions to its problems, but good intentions and practical knowledge are usually not  enoughThc essential merit of spiritual principle is that it nol only presents a perspective  which harmonizes with lhat which is immanent  m human nature, u also induces an attitude, a  dynamic, a will, an aspiration, which faciliUile  the discovery and implementation of practical  measures. Leaden of governments and all in  authority would be well served in their efforts  to solve problems if they would first seek to  identity the principles, involved and men be  guided by them.  For a free copy of the complete itatcoicnt  -TO THE PEOPLES OF IHE WORLD" or  Information about the Bahal Faith and local  acijvltici, pica* write or call: But 404. Gib-  ���oni, BB6-2078.  3C  ac  aa  George    in    Gibsons  Food Bank active  by George Cupper, 886-8520  The Gibsons Food Bank  distributes a fairly large amoum  of food every month from the  Nifty Thrifty Store site.  "There is about one good  meal for a family in each bag,"  says Gwen Robertson, "and we  try to give food that can be used  by the ones receiving it. Some  folks, for instance, can't use  powdered milk."  "We have donations of produce like potatoes and carrots  to distribute all year, and in ihe  summer there is all lhal extra  garden produce lhal folk are  glad lo give to others through  us."  "Some of those who receive  food from the bank come lo  help in ihe Nifty Thrifty as iheir  way of returning Ihe favour."  The Food Bank is supported  by donations of food or cash,  and by all the net proceeds of  Nifty Thrifty's sales. Schools  have been approached lo have  food boxes for pupil donalions.  "We keep the prices very  low," says Gwen, "on all Ihe  variety of items we have for  sale. Our stock comes from  people who are moving away  and have extra things ihey don'l  wish to take, and from bequests  and olher forms of donation."  "Our staff is all volunteer  now," Gwen says, "and a Sunday opening of the store will depend upon some exlra  volunteers."  Although Nifty Thrifty has  had Iwo break-ins in Ihe pasl six  months, Ihe losses have nol  been a great set-back. "A  money Iray and a little cash  were stolen. The Iray was worth  more lhan the cash lhal was in  it. Bul our premises are secure  now."  Cash donalions can be made  al Ihe Nifty Thrifty above Ken's  Lucky Dollar or senl lo Gibsons  Food Bank, Box 598. Tax  receipts will be issued for all  cash donations.  HERITAGE SOCIETY  The Gibsons Landing  Herilage Society meets ihis  evening at 7:30 in the Museum.  New members are welcome.  The Heritage Society is planning the publication of a book  of favourite recipes. Recipes  lhat start off, for instance, with  "Grandma's special dish was...,  or "When we were all asked io  bring food, I was always asked  to bring my..., or "My husband's favourite dish is..."  PASSPORT  RENEWAL SERVICE  Book an overseas trip with  Gibsons Travel and we'll take  your application lo Vancouver  and pick it up lor you!  Call.  G'thtmlMwd  SS6-925S  Sunnyctesl Mai  CLERICAL EMPLOYMENT  ���TYPING TESTS ���  Persons interested in obtaining positions with this  School District are reminded that their application  will not be considered unless they have obtained the  established standard in typing and clerical aptitude  tests. The next set will take place on Wednesday,  March 2nd, at 7:00 pm, at Elphinstone Secondary  School. Persons intending to sit the tests should  notify the School Board Office at 886-8811.  R. Mills  Secretary-Treasurer  01 "     ...the first time  by Suncoast Motors' staff of  QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS  including:  ��� 3 fully licensed mechanics with inter-provincial  endorsement.  ��� 2 licensed Motor Vehicle inspectors.  FREE Safety Check on  BRAKES, EXHAUST, STEERING  COMMERCIAL VEHICLE  INSPECTION FACILITY  COURTESY CARS  AVAILABLE  t^��S_yt__\rra  t?f��V wiVl1-,FF1-En  for carefree driving   call Ihe professionals a  4.  SUNCOAST  L  T  D  886-8213  MOTORS  ^sii�� *tr  1117 Sunshine Coast Hwy 101. Gibsons (near Prall Rd.)  r  as-docksidt.  pbaRn^aqy  GIBSONS LANDING  MERCHANTS' ASSOCIATION  Son   10  W(M} Special  PRICES IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 1988  Aqua Fresh Toothpaste  Sf49  100 ml  \t .Wt��"ff*w  WSofosV  ����O��0(  Huggies  Disposable  Diapers  .Med. 48's; Large 33's  MO*9  Novo-Muculax  Natural Source Laxative  340 gm  $289  Sunlight  Liquid  $249  Flex Shampoo  & Conditioner  1 litre  450 ml  $299  docks! de phd^noaqy  Marin* Drive, Qlbsons    886-8188  :*  S  *  _  >  j  la  \J  \- Coast News, February 29,1988  Steve Sleep of local Cable 11 was on hand lo tape two presentation to the Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department for their 'Jaws of Life' fund. Vern Rottluff, president of Local 1119 of the Canadian Paper  Workers' Union (second from left) presented a cheque for $1260 and Rick Wray (left) presented $5000  from the Kinsmen Club. Representing the fire department were (from right) Chief Randy Rodrique,  Assistant Chief Mel Buckmaster, and Captain of Training Walk Dempster. -Ken Collins photo  School Board notes  Mr. Harvey Bisl, on behalf of  ihe Board of Directors of  Capilano College, has presented  ihe School Board with a copy of  'Canadian Peace and World  Order Studies: A Canadian  Guide'. The book, edited by  Matthew Speier, Ph.D., of Ihe  Department of Sociology and  Chairman of Education for  Nuclear Disarmament of  Capilano College, provides a  broad view of courses taught  across Canada al the college  and university level, coupled  with a very comprehensive  bibliography.  Bisl applauded ihe Board on  the Development of the Global  Studies program and fell lhat  ihe Speier book would be mosl  useful.  In olher School Board news,  the Trustees were pleased lo  learn lhal Susan Carsky of  Elphinstone Secondary School  has been chosen as one of the  B.C. representatives io the  Canadian Studies Conference  lhal will be held in Regina in  April. Commented Dislricl  Superintendent Art Holmes,  "With such a small representation from Ihe province, Miss  Carsky's selection is seen to be  an honour and a privilege."  A letter from Joan Marshall,  curator of the Sunshine Coast  Arls Council, broughl the alien-  lion of the Board to the Annual  Young People's Exhibition al  Ihe Arls Cenlre. Marshall is  seeking support from principals  and art teachers and asked the  Trustees to encourage the program.  Al the requesl of parents in  ihe Sandy Hook area, the  Board approved the extension  of the afternoon school bus run  from the top of the hill down inlo the subdivision.  Links planned for  Gibsons system  "1 figure in eight years the  savings in hydro and  maintenance will pay for the  coasl," said Gibsons Public  Works Superintendent Skip  Reeves speaking of the planned  sewer links allowing more of the  system to gravity feed to the  processing plant.  Al presenl, with ihe exception  of one Irunk, all sewage in Gibsons Hows downhill lo a single  pipe lhat runs from Armours  Beach, along the seawalk lo a  pumping station near the  Marina. From there it is  pumped uphill to the plant  where ii is processed.  According lo Reeves, there  are iwo problems with Ihe one  long pipe. The one is the  necessity of pumping back  uphill and anolher is ihe difficulty of working on lhat one  length of pipe without slopping  VOLUNTEER  NEEDED  Sundays 12-4  886-2488 or Box 598  Proceeds aid Food Bank  THRIFTY'S  above Ken's Lucky Dollar  TuesSat. 10-4  Notice Board  Sunshine Coast Equestrian Club General Meeting, Tliursday, Match 3. at 7 30 pm,  RoDetls Creek Elementary School Discussion ��� dance, dressage lest, logo design  SI. Marys Ladles Auilltlary. Gibsons Branch ��� Monthly Meeting Match ? at 1 30 pm  All wetcor.e. lea setved,  Sechell Marsh Society meeling at Ihe Arts Cenlre on Friday. Match 4 at 7 30 pm  Guest speakers Diana Davidson and Mark Batletsby (Tuwaneki presenting 'In  Delence ol the Inlet  Cancer Support Group lot families and patients Meeting Monday March 7. at 1 pm  in the Activity Room ot the Royal Terrace. Sechelt For into call. 885-5585  Volunteers required lor various groups with an assortment ol volunteer opportunities  Put lo use your special skills or learn new ones. Get involved1 For more into call  Volunteer Action Cenlre at 885-5881  75th Anniversary Reunion. Queen Mary Public School,  1292 Cannon St   E  Hamillon. Ontario, Saturday, May 28, 1988. 10 am-4 pm  Women Who Love Too Much ��� Confidential and anonymous. Tuesdays 730 pn  886-2008. 886-9539 or 886-3788 All women welcome.  Computer Users - Go Express BBS. (no charge) 884-5255,  Alzheimer Support Group Meeting February 29, I pm at Bethel Baptist Church.  Boys Ii Girls Softball, 14-18. registration al Sunnycrest Mall. March 4-5 and Marci  11-12  Interested in being a part ol a Home Schooling Support Group? Please call Sandra a'  886-3320.  Adult Children ol Alcoholics Meetings on Monday evenings at 7:30 pm in St. Mary'i  Church Hall. Gibsons; Thursdays al 7:30 pm al Ihe Mental Health Centre in Sechell  For more inlormalion. call Anna 885-528!  World Day of Prayer - Seivice Friday. March 4. at 1:30 pm at St, Mary's Catholic  Church. Gibsons and St. Aidan's Church. Roberts Creek. All welcome  Volunteer Nurus required to assisl Red Ctoss nurses wilh mltior nursing dulies at  Red Cross Blood Donor Clinics in Sechell, March 28 or Gibsons. March 31. Contact  Bev Miller al 885-3648.  Driftwood Players present "Seduced", a play by Sam Shepard, Thursday, Friday,  Saturday. March 3,4. & 5 at 8:15 at Roberts Creek Community Hall. Tixal Ihe door.  Adult entertainment.  The University Women's Club ol the Sunshine Coast holds ils luncheon meeting,  Wednesday, March 9, at 11:30 to 2:00. Camp Olave. Roberts Creek New members  invited, call 885-9232.  up ihe whole town. There are  no alternate routes.  Reeves has even gone to the  extent of putting a special video  camera down the pipe. He said  there were numerous hills and  valleys along Ihe line which  allowed sediment to collect in  and reduce Ihe effective  diameter of the pipe. At some  poinl, he said, the line would  have to be Hushed with a special  pressure nozzle.  Bul as pari of a methodical  upgrading of Ihe system, Reeves  is recommending Ihe Sluan  Road sublrunk system be  brought In lo join Ihe only line  lhal presently gravity feeds the  plant.  He proposes that this be done  in two stages. The first phase to  cost $12,000 and the second  phase $13,000.  Forestry  office  may close  In an attempt lo reduce ad-  minislralion costs in the  Forestry Service, the provincial  Ministry of Forests and Lands is  considering several oplions.  One of ihe mosl likely courses  of aclion, a source within ihe  Forest Service lias told the  Coast News, is thai the number  of field offices will be reduced  by amalgamating the administrative functions inlo half  the offices.  One such combination would  be ihe Sechell Forestry office  and Ihe Powell River office.  There is a question of which  would be chosen as the administration cenlre for Ihe Iwo  areas.  The Sechell office currently  employs 42 people and presides  over Ihe forest areas from Howe  Sound up to Jervis Inlet, and  west as far as Lasqueli Island.  If ihe administration of Ihis  area is relocated to Powell  River, field office staff of approximately 12 people is all thai  will remain.  Volunteers  needed  Interested in oil painting and  would like lo share your skills?  A small group of residents al a  Sechelt Intermediate Care  Home needs one to Iwo hours  of help and instruction in oil  painting each week. Supplies  are available, and although  Monday mornings are preferred, this can be negotiated.  In the Gibsons area an elderly  gentleman, with some visual impairment, seeks a volunteer who  would spend one to two evening  hours each week reading correspondence aloud and writing  letters.  If either of these opportunities interests you, call  Volunteer Action Centre at  885-5881 or drop into the office, upstairs at The Dock,  Cowrie Street, Sechelt.  Beginning  gardening  by Marguerite  Many experienced gardeners  have plans made, had a soil test,  ordered their seeds and plants,  have sweetened their soil with  dolomite lime, pruned their  fruit trees and roses, and  sprayed them by now.  If you are a beginner to  gardening, it can be rather  frustrating at first to absorb  when to do various jobs, what is  the priority, or seeds planted  which don't materialize as the  picture packets indicate.  We all have failures, and  learn by them, as gardening is  like painting a picture, it's quite  an ait. Some people have greal  talent, and their vegetable and  flower gardens or palio illustrates this.  Do you want to grow  flowers? Annuals, which will  flower this year and then go to  seed, include carnations,  larkspur, pansies, sweet peas to  name a few, consult catalogues  for your favourites. They all  need to be planted indoors now  or in a greenhouse.  Tomatoes take about 12  weeks fiom planting in heat, or  on top of the fridge covered,  until one can expect to put them  outside directly in the garden  after the last frost, and need a  position with at least six hours  or more of sunshine.  The Sechelt Garden Club  meet will be held at St. Hilda's  Hall at 7:30 pm on Wednesday,  March 2. Oirj and new members  and guests welcome. Mr. Bill  Cormack will be the speaker on  the subject of gladioli.  ^Show Piece ^  L    Gallery   J  next to  the Gibsons  Fish Market  Custom  Framing  25% off  see our ad page 6  280 Cower Pt. Rd.,  Cibsons Landing 886-9213  We have an excellent  selection of "WESTERNS"  LOUIS L'AMOUR  ZANE GREY  WILBUR SMITH  jm and many more  (next to Webber Pholo", ^iir-J^  277 Gower Pt. Rd. 886-7744  IWEBBER PH0T0I  TREASURE  PRINTS  Taking orders now  for  Photos on China  886-2947  275 Gower Pt. Rd.  Gibsons Landing  MARY'S  VARIETY  ^= open 7 days a week -������-.- ..  Vi PRICE  Greeting Cards  and Gift Wrap  = Dry Cleaning Drop Off =  ::',.,,",:",���',I,M      886-8077  POOL FISH  &KOI  will be here in time  for EASTER  455 Marine Dr.            886-3812   Gibsons Landing   Natural  Vitamins  &  Health Foods  Variety SflS FOODS  Gjbwni Landing 886-2936  Ken's  We reserve the right lo limit quantities  We fully guarantee everytilng we nil  to be satisfactory or money cheerfully refundec  Open Mon. - Sat  Your LOTTERY Centre  \_fS_\ ESS E9  SUNDAY SHOPPERS  DRAW WINNERS  Bar-B Que - Evelyn Robblns  Wexford Crystal Table Set ��� Mrs. Menunzlo  Serving Platter ��� Mrs. A. Sandy  Set of b Glasses - Pat Opp  Avway  Sunday  CORNERSTONE  COLLECTION  20 pc. set by Corning  Come in, shop, sign your receipt &  GOOD LUCK!  Watch thin apace for Next Week's Giveaway  J  S-  FLEA MARKET   KensLuck*Dollar  k ������������������*- �� 10 AM ��� 4 PM  EVERY SAT. - SUN. BEGINNING SAT. FEB. 13TH  For Info Call 886-8029  GROCERY  A.B.C. - Powdered  laundry  detergent      2fcg3.49  Kraft Dinner   2^.69  Pur ex  bathroom  tissue  gm  4 roll I iOw  92gm\ .US  400  gm  2.19  Orange crystals  Tang  Post  Sugar  Crisps  Post  Alpha Bits   ��gm2.19  Nallev 's  chili con  carne        ��gm1.07  Dream Whip i70gm1.69  MUNCHIES  Christie's - Regular  Ritz Bits    25osJ.45  Christie's - Cheese  Ritz Bits    2SOgm1.59  Peek Frean ��� 3 Varieties  cookies    6��,gm2.99  Koala Springs - Fruit Flavoured  mineral  water    2S5m,4/2.95  Day by Day.  _______  mm Coast News, February 29,1988  Lucky Dollar Foods m  ower point road, Gibsons landing    886-2257 FREE DELIVERY TO THE WHARF p  FREE DELIVERY TO THE WHARF  Wt  at.   9:30 am - 6:00 pm  GREATBUYS!  Prices effective:  Mar. 1 - Mar. 6  Sundays & Holidays 9:30 am - 5:00 pm  Campbell's ��� Tomato _  soup       284m,2/.89  Lunch box  fruit  drinks    25om,4/1.00  Maple Leaf  flakes of ham  or turkey  184 gm  1.45  Salada - Orange Pekoe -~     _ -^  tea bags     227gm2.49  <  DAIRY  Maple Leaf - Tenderflake _ _  lard 454 gm.y I  Ingersol  cheese  spread       50ogm2.99  Kra/t - Parlcay -~ _  margarine 454 gm. 87  Pa/m - Big Dipper ^   #\ /\  ice cream 4/3.99  Canada Grade TV Bee/  top sirloin steaks      ��>. 3.99  Canada Grade 'A' Bee/  T-bone  steaks  4.65  lb.  Canada Grade 'A'  whole cut-up  fryers  lb.  1.35  Fletcher's - Chicken & Turkey  bologna mgm .99  Fresh ��� Bulk  wieners ��>. 1.29  J&L  corned beef  brisket &. 2.99  Fresh  cod  fillets  ,/b.  3.99  {  FROZEN  Fruit or Grape Punch  Minute  Maid  i  BAKERY  .355 m/V  85    meat pies     227^.89  Tenderflake _     ____  ni~   .,2.69   Pieshells   -r1-69  Highliner ��� Battered  Sunbeam -100% Whole Wheat        nn  bread        465 ami. 09  grapes  Weston's  hot cross  buns  .8's  1.59  Imported - Red Flame Seedless  lb,  .49  California Grown ��� Granny Smith  apples ��.  .29  A/berfa Groiun No. 1  POtatOeS 10 lb. bag  .99  Pender Harbour - Long English  cucumbers  .99  If  H  I1JLII   Jl  it irji,Tis  HAVE YOU NOTICED  ...It's Spring. The bulbs are becoming bulbous a.'d the weeds are  spreading and the trees have lo be pruned and ir stomach gets so  hungry with all this unaccustomed physical activity, 's so rewarding  to sit down to  PINEAPPLE RIBS  approx. 3 lbs. sparerlbs  1Vi cups elder vinegar  1 cup cornstarch  2 tablespoons molasses  2 tablespoons soy sauce  1 cup oil  1 cm pineapple chunks  It cup water  2 tablespoons sugar  1 green pepper, sliced  1. Cut spareribs inlo single pieces.  2. Boil a saucepan ol water (I use my Dutch oven for the whole thing).  Add 'h cup ol Ihe vinegar, add the ribs, return to the boil and boil  lor 15 minutes. Drain.  3. Mix cornstarch, molasses and soy sauce, Stir spareribs through the  mixture.  4. Heat cup ol oil and brown the ribs. Drain. Discard oil.  5. Drain juice Irom pineapple. Place juice, water, sugar and remaining  cup ol vinegar in saucepan. Bring to the boil. Add ribs. Cover and  simmer on low heat for 25 minutes. Stir every 5 minutes or so.  6. Add pineapple chunks and green pepper. Cover & simmer for 5  minutes and serve on a bed of rice.  Happy digging to you!  NEST LEWIS  Stem by Item, We do more for you in providing Quality & Friendly Service 10 Coast News. February 29,1988  Hot off the press is a new promotional booklet for the Gibsons  Landing Theatre Project, and Executive Director Corby Coffin is  now ready to go into high gear in a fund-raising campaign with major corporations and patrons of the arts. ���Fran Bumside photu  At The Arts Centre  Two woman show  The range of the visual arls  being produced on the Sunshine  Coasl may never be more obvious than il is this week at the  Arls Cenlre as the Formal precision of the Quilt Show is replaced by the iwo women show oF  Ursula Friisch (Gambier Island)  and Donna Balma (Roberts  Creek), running From March 2  to 20.  Frilsch   titles   her   work  SUPERSHAPE  is proud to welcome  1  LOfil WALKER  to its staff.  Lori invites all her friends  and bolh former and  new clients lo see her for  all their hair care needs  SUPERSHAPE  Unisnt Hair, Shin  <t Heallh Centre  885-2818  Corner ol Cowrie & Inlet. Secliell  OPEN LATE  THURS. & FRI.  'Painterly  Experiments'.  Her  study oF some oF the great artists - El Greco, Cezanne,  Gauguin, Van Gogh, Matisse,  and her own experimenting has  produced a highly personal style  and vision typified by the use oF  very brighi colours in unusual  juxtaposition.  While Ursula transForms the  landscape, Donna Balma studies transFormalion. Capitalizing  on an accident lasl summer  which mighl otherwise have  been debilitating, Balma has  produced a series of drawings  and paintings based on her  broken ankle.  'A Cast oF Thousands' is  described by her as documen-  (ing "this iconographically  beautiful, sexual, humourous  and obscene process" accompanied by "an equally powerful  drive to express my personal vision of the metaphysics of healing".  The arlists will be presenl al a  reception on Saturday, March  5, 2 to 4 pm. Gallery hours are  Wednesday lo Saturday, 11 to 4  pm, and Sunday, l to 4 pm.  GERMAN FILM  Peppermint Frieden, a I984  German film by Marianne Ros-  enbaum, is Ihis week's feature  presentation in Ihe Spring Film  Series at the Arls Cenlre in  Sechell. A look al war, history  and politics through the eyes of  children, Peppermint Frieden  has an anti-war theme,  The film owes much to surrealism in ils use of slrange juxtapositions and ils play with  language, lis' achievement lies  ill tlie wil with which ii plays off  Ihe adull world againsl the  children's experience of il in  order to produce ils message.  The screening will be on  Wednesday, March 2 al S pm.  Admission is $.1.50, $.1.00 for  seniors and students al the  door.  Member of  ALLIED...  The Careful Movers  LONG  DISTANCE  MOVING  We  can move you  ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD  LEN WHAT'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  MVIV   1(11   RIRSflHS Pender Harbour customers  please CALL COLLECT  186-2684  Pages From A Life Log  An actor's  commitment  b) Peter Trower  1 firsl met actor Nick Man-  cuso in Gibsons, about four  years back when he was visiting  here with local actress, Barbara  Williams (whom he has since  married).  Since Nick likes poetry, Barbara broughl him over io meel  me and we spent a relaxed couple of hours talking aboul  books and show business. Al  the time, I was planning a profile on Barbara, SO much of the  conversation centred on her  burgeoning career. Nick impressed me as a very interesting  guy, highly articulate and ex-  irenicly well read, no lightweight 'Handsome Harry' by  any stretch of the imagination, I  had seen his work in several  films, particularly Ticket To  llcuvrn, and knew he was an  actor of no mean lalenl.  The talk gol around lo script  ideas and 1 showed Nick some  of ihe material lhal Yvonne and  I had compiled on Herb Wilson, the King of the Safecrackers. Nick was fascinated and  said he'd love to play Ihe  Wilson character on the screen.  He asked if he could lake ihe  material to I..A. and show it to  a few people. Il was agreed that  if anything should develop,  Yvonne and I would have first  chance lo do Ihe scripting. I had  visions of big bucks. Unfortunately, Nick was unable lo  find a backer so nothing came  of this.  In 1985, Nick's TV series, in  which he played a son of  modern day Paladin, debuted to  heavy critical acclaim. This was  no guarantee of success as  shows that the critics like, frequently bomb, bul Stingray did  well enough in the ratings during ils initial season io be renewed for a second year.  Stephen J. Cannell Productions decided lo move Stingray  from Los Angeles lo a location  in Canada for ils second season.  The firsl seven episodes were  filmed in Calgary under very  adverse weather conditions. It  was decided lo film the rest of  the episodes in B.C.  When I heard Nick was going  lo be filming in and around  Vancouver for several weeks, I  decided lo see if he'd let me do a  slory on him. 1 knew he hated  giving interviews, "1 always get  niisquoted and come off sounding like a jerk!", but I figured  lhal ihe fact we had met would  help. If nothing else, it would be  a chance to talk with him again.  Getting hold of Mancuso  when he was on a shoot proved  io be easier said lhan done. He  seemed lo be either working or  had left orders not :o be  disturbed. 1 gave up on il lor  a while and busied myself wilh  olher projects. Finally 1 got a  message to him through Barbara's sisler, Eileen, and made  phone contact. Nick sounded  genuinely pleased lo hear from  me. "I wasn't going to give any  more interviews," lie said, "bul  seeing as it's you, what the  hell...?"       To be continued...  Music  Festival  by Jo Hammond  Il is Music Festival lime on  ihe Coast and the public is invited lo the adjudicated sessions  lo be held in Gibsons United  Church for the week beginning  March 14.  Piano classes start at 9 am  and Ihere will be inslrumenlal  classes on Wednesday, March  16, and Thursday, March 17  afternoons starling al I pm.  School choirs can be heard al  9:10 am on Thursday morning,  which will end with ukulele  groups.  Choral and vocal classes will  be adjudicated on Thursday  evening, and Ihe Honours and  Highlights concert will be held  al Elphinslone High School  gym on Friday, March 18 at  7:30 pm, admission $2.00 or  $1.00 for seniors or children.  We have a new adjudicator  ihis year, Mamie Carter,  A.M.M., L.M.M., L.R.A.M.  (London) piano and voice,  A.R.C.T.,   from   Vancouver.  We are very fortunate to have  such a highly qualified adjudicator as she is in great demand.  jgjgWw Moved!  as of March 1  You'll find your musical needs ar  Strings ft Things  MUSIC  CENTRE  Now in TEREDO SQUARE, sechell  (former Padflca Pharmacy location)  ��� MUSIC SUPPLIES ��� RENTALS ��� LESSONS  Official OPENING CELEBRATION  Sat., March 12  loin us for coffee & doughnuts ��� meet our teachers'.  Teredo Square, Sechelt 885-7781  ^OOD     p.  v\ �� Present ' ��  A TWO ACT PLAY  By SAM SHEPHARD  Thurs., Fri. & Sat.,      March 3rd, 4th & 5th  Roberts Creek Hall, 8:15 p.m.  Tickets $6.00 at the door  RESTRICTED: No admittance  to persons under 18  ;>  WED. NITE  Pool Tourney  Drink Specials  LOTS OF PRIZES  Trivia Prizes  FREE Shirt Draw  e��(����eefi  Jiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim^-  $ Coast News, February 29.1988  11.  Rhythms of Life  Oceanic power of Pisces  by Penny Fuller  Anyone who lias watched the  ocean during a fall storm, as the  waves toss around huge logs as  if they were toothpicks, will  have to admit that there is an incredible strength in the ocean.  But few people will describe the  most liquid of Ihe water signs,  Pisces, as a strong sign.  If you were born between  February 20 and March 21,  when the Sun was in ihe sign of  Pisces, there is a strong indication that, like water, you tend to  mold yourself lo your cnviron-  mcnl. You may have a hard  lime, if pressed, in denning  yourself and your beliefs  because, looking back in your  life, you may have changed and  adjusted your sense of self  many times to bring them into  line with the beliefs of the people around you.  It's important to remember  the true quality of water;  although it will alter to fili  whatever space it is put in, it  always remains H20. While it's  true for everyone, it is especially  true for people born with a  Pisces Sun, that you need lo sit  down quietly with yourself,  become familiar with your own  essence, your strength.  We all tend to let the world  around us, and the people we  spend time with, define us. The  words they use, the expectations  they have of us and the way  they treat us, have a powerful  affect on our sense of self. But  there is a great deal of  manipulation done that way,  and unfortunately, some people  may prefer lo have you feel  weak and ineffective.  Try this exercise. Write down  a list of all your faults and  weaknesses, most people can go  on for a long time if ihey really  get into a binge of self-criticism.  Now take each point that  you've written and do what  social worker types call  "refraining".  That is, use a different word  or phrase with a positive connotation to describe the personality trait. For example:  wishy-washy can be stated also  as a strength - adaptable; messy  could be 'not hung up on external appearances; indecisive  could be open-minded.  Often we allow Ihe language  used to describe us to create or  destroy our sense of strength.  As soon as you slarl to redefine  yourself in a positive way, you'll  start to connect with that  oceanic    kind of power.  Having retrained your terms  of reference, you can slarl lo  catch your own thoughts and  words and notice when ihey  hold a negative implication  about yourself. Then, ruthlessly  reframe Ihose thoughts, Force  yourself, even for a week, lo  change every negative into a  positive. You'll find lhal your  self-image is becoming clearer  and stronger - more like water  as a matler of fad.  Having begun ihe process of  self-empowerment with the  awareness of your own thoughts  and words, you will probably  begin to notice the way people  around you use words to  manipulate you, to feel better or  worse about yourself.  You  then  have  a   further  choice of ei'her refraining any  negative concepts thai are being  ihrown your way, or removing  yourself from ihe company of  people who feed their own sense  of strength by belittling you.  Thai's a powerful sicp in taking  control of your environment,  Remember that with your  Sun in Pisces, you will always  have a tendency to be strongly  influenced by those around you.  Willi that in mind, however,  you can choose friends and  associates who feed your  strength and self-esteem, people  who truly like and admire you.  Anybody else lhat you happen to be stuck with (we all have  family members who delight in  dragging us down), remind  ihem how powerful waler can  lie and reframe any shots they  send your way, so lhat Ihey appear to be constantly praising  you. You may need the help of  some supportive friends for  this. The end result is that those  bags of wind will make your  strength more apparent to  yourself and everybody else.  Sk?"  with "RAMPAGE  Sat., March 12  Gibsons Legion Hall  Tickets $7.00 at B & D Sports. Sunnycrest Mall  or phune 885-7243 or 885-3851  <Sj^!,sCreek LEGION  "The  Liltle Legion  Mcmliers J. Guests Wolcx  Sat., March 5  AZTEC AUDIO f 9 ���".,,*.*#,  ���     Friday, March 4       i     ^ the 4��'s &  7:30 pm    J^     MUROATROVD,  III II III II III IIIHH II DAlOlflSjj * DUNN  Second in Newman's trilogy  Caesars of the wilderness  by Rose Nicholson  Caesars of the Wilderness by  Peter C. Newman. Viking  Penguin $25.  It would be interesting to  know how many shoppers in a  modern Hudsons Bay store are  aware that the company once  controlled a land domain ten  times the size of the Holy  Roman Empire, a territory that  encompassed most of what is  now Canada and extended into  Idaho, Wyoming, Montana,  Washington and Oregon, with  outposts in Alaska, San Francisco and Hawaii.  '. 'Caesars of the Wilderness',  the second book of Peter  Newman's trilogy dealing with  the Hudsons Bay Company is at  tijnes an overwhelmingly detailed account of the Company.  Granted a royal charter by  Prince Rupert in 1670, the  Company has survived into the  present by a chameleon-like  ability to adjust to circumstances. In this volume  Newman deals with the no-  holds-barred conflict between  Cable Eleven  the Hudsons Bay Company and  the North West Company.  The Nor'Westers were a  group of independent minded  Scots and Englishmen who included such well known figures  as Alexander Mackenzie, Simon  Fraser and David Thompson.  In their insatiable quest for furs,  the North West Company opened up the whole of the western  portion of what is now Canada  and a large part of the north  west of the present U.S.  A courageous, free spirited  group of buccaneers, they made  huge profits and left behind a  'trail of syphilis, drunkenness  and mixed blood babies'.  The energy of the  Nor'Westers finally ran out.  Overextended both physically  and financially, they faced  financial ruin in the first two  decades of the 19th century.  The Hudsons Bay Company,  who had remained centered  around Hudsons Bay, had  always been a more conservative organization. Kept in  tight   control   by   London  owners, it was in a more stable  financial position. In 1821 the  two companies merged, with the  Hudsons Bay in control.  Newmain claims that the present Hudsons Bay Company cooperated fully in his research,  making available to him all  company records with no  restrictions.  The picture thai emerges is a  complex one. On one hand  there was the superhuman  courage and daring of  thousands of men dedicated to  the success of a purely commercial venture, and in the process  exploring and mapping a large  part of the continent.  On the other hand there was  the astronomical cost in terms  of humanity and ecology. The  fur traders, in order to feed the  thousands of men involved in  the enterprise, virtually wiped  out the buffalo that provided  Ihe raw material for pemmican,  Ihe staple diet of the adventurers. Furs were sought with no  thought lo conservation. The  changing whims of fashion,  when men's beaver hats lost  favour, was irobably the only  thing that saved the beaver from  extinction. The use of alcohol as  a form of currency with the Indian trappers has left a legacy  lhat is still with us.  Newman has done a  remarkable job of chronicling a  portion of Canada's history  which up till now has only been  dealt with piecemeal. From now  on, il will nol be possible ever  again to characterize Canadians  as dull and lacking in iniative. A  visit to a Bay store will conjure  up visions of daring men who  laid Ihe very foundations of Ihe  now familiar ordered and comfortable life we all enjoy.  FEBRUARY SALE!!  OFF All Framed Prints  1 Robert Rate man   ��� Native Art Prints  25��/o OFF All Custom Framing  Shadow Baux Galleries  Cowrie St.. Sechell  885-7606  Tuesday, March 1  7:30 p.m.  Gibsons Council Meeting 'Live'  Gavel to gavel coverage of  the Gibsons Council meeting  'live' from Gibsons Council  Chambers.  Wednesday, March 2  ESPTV-A Forum on Education  This week from the broadcasting students at Elphinstone  we present a forum on education. Maureen Clayton is the  host of the three member panel  that includes Celia Fisher and  Frances Fleming. Questions for  the panel will come from a  group of 12 students from the  three secondary schools on the  Coast.  Thursday, March 3  7:00 p.m.  Talk to Local Government  Another in a monthly program that will allow the viewers  to talk to members of their local  government. Ken Collins hosts  this show with invited guests  Gibsons Mayor Diane Strom,  Sechelt Mayor Bud Koch and  new Regional Board Chairman  Peggy Connor. Topics of local  concern will be discussed and  viewers are invited to phone in  with their views and questions.  8:00 p.m.  Young at Art  Karen Scott and Chris Espley  are operating a series of Young  at Art workshops on Saturday  at Elphinstone Secondary. We  had a chance to visit the second  day of the program that had  children making papier mache  dinosaurs. Tune in to find out  more about the Young at Art  program.  8:10 p.m.  Pulp Mill Expansion  Host   Jim   Munro,   retired  steam and recovery superintendent at Port Mellon talks with  Mill Manager Harry Cargo  about the new expansion planned for the mill.  Gibsons Legion **��  Branch 109  Fri., Mar. 4 &  Sat., Mar. 5  $ SBC ATI  \ Any Legion Member  Who can filay ihe piano  MembersTSWelcome    contact Bill at the Legion.  a Slack*  *_&,*������>"?    '  *      , '9le*inivW��'  Item1  (Mastercard .ind Visa nol accepted  on sale items 50% off oi more)  Cowrie St.. Sechelt  885-2916  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  ���^ F3 886-8199  Gibsons  PubJic Lib  Hours.  Tuesday  #��<n..day  '"ursday  Saturday  ST����VT1ME  rary  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  T��wt oi  tfcc(Wi  The sun was setting on one of the first sunny days of early  spring. The view from Davis Bay is something I too often sec  only out of the corner of my eye while driving by wilh my  mind on the traffic. What a pleasure to relax in the beautiful  surroundings of the Wharf Restaurant and really watch as t he  brilliant colours slowly faded and gave way to an indigo sky  highlighted by two brilliant planets and a young moon that  shimmered silver on the water.  It was an auspicious beginning to a perfect meal. The  preliminary salad was crisp with an intriguing variety of  greens and vegetables, highlighted by black olives and a delectable dressing. My companion chose the fillet of sole and  reported that it was just right. I decided on the prawns and  scallops. Crisp on the outside and succulent on the inside, it  was seafood as it should be. The vegetables were cooked to  perfection. There was a rice pilaf with the sole and a baked  potato with the shellfish, broccoli with cheese sauce and grilled stuffed tomatoes.  In the rush of daily living it is all too easy to forget the  pleasures of a leisurely meal in a fine restaurant. We are lucky  to have the opportunity for this in the Wharf Restaurant.  Although there may not be a sunset every evening in Davis  Bay, it is always beautiful, always different.  Next time you feel the need to replenish your soul, you  couldn't find a better place to do it than the Wharf.  Average meal prices quoted do not include liquor.  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. Wc serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended, Roberts Creek Road and Ucacli  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm, Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC, 40 seals.  Jolly Roger Inn overlooking  beautiful Secret Cove. Friday and Saturday evening specials from 5 until 8 prn.  This week, W'ienerschnit/cl, Including  choice of Caesar Salad or French Onion  Soup, Coffee or Tea, $8.us per person,  Sunday Breakfast ami I unch, 1(1 am - 2  pm. 85 seals and lounge. V., MC. Hwy  1(11, Secret Cove. For reservations please  call 885-7184.  The Omega Pizza, Sleiik And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a gixtd lime al-  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  mosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. Cast members of The  Beachcombers can usually be round dining here. Menu includes pizza, pasia,  steaks and seafood. Steaks and seafood  arc their specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Verj special children's me* i,  Average dinner lor two: $20. Reservations recommended. I ocated in Olbsons  Landing ai 1538 Gower Point Rd.  8H6-226K. Open Sun-Thurs. 4-10 pm. Fri  and Sal 4-11 pm. Seats 145.  Pronto's Restaurants hvo locations  to serve you. Both serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steak, pasta, lasagne,  ribs, souviaki in a delightful family atmosphere. Children's menu available, All  dinner entrees Include garlic bread and a  choice Of soup or salad. Average family  meal t'oi four about S15-S20. Located ai  Wharf Rd., Sechelt, 885-1919; and in  Cedar Plaza, Hwv. 101, Gibsons.  886-8138.  FAMILY DINING  The Homestead - Daily lunch and  dinner specials as well as regular entrees.  Lunches include sandwiches, hamburgers, pyrogies and salads. Dinner  selections include steaks, chicken and  seafood. Prime Rib and 15 item salad  bar are the house specialty on Friday,  Saturday and Sunday nights. Average  family meal for four $25-$30. Hwy 101,  Wilson Creek, 885-2933. Open 8 am - 9  pm daily. 40 seats inside, 30 seat patio.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  The Raven Cafe  my  Ruby Lake Resort - Lovely view of  lake from Ruby Lake's post and beam  dining room and good highway access for  vehicles of all sizes. Breakfast served all  day. Lunch prices begin at $2.50, dinners  from $5.50 including salad bar. Smorgasbord Sunday nights includes 12 salads,  fhrce hot meat dishes and iwo desserts,  $10.95 for adults, $5.50 for children  under 12. Tiny tots free. A great family  outing destination. Absolutely superb  prime rib every Friday night. Average  family dinner for four $20-25. Sunshine  Coast Hwy, Pender Harbour -883-2269.  Open 7 days a week, 7 am - 9 pm. 54  seats. V., MC. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.  FOR SALE  by Owner  The Wharf Restaurant - spectacular sunsets and intimate evening dining with B breath-taking view from every  table. We serve superb North American  and International Cuisine, and offer a  tine wine selection. Relax and enjoy our  many gourmet delights in the comfortable  ambiance created by our tasteful, cosy  decor and unbeatable setting. Dinner is  served 7 days a week, from 5 pm. Join us  for our fantastic Sunday Brunch Irom 8  am lo 2 pm. We also cater to conventions  and private functions in our glassed-in  atrium style Baysidc Room. Own Mon. ri^j  ���Sat. 7 am ��� 2 pm and 5 - 10 pm; Sun, Si ^ ��  am ��� 2 pin and 5 - 9 pm. 56 seals. Reservations recommended, All major cards  accepted, Hwv. 101, Davis Bav,  885-7285.  EAT IN - TAKE OUT  Ye Olde English Doughnut  Shoppe - Super lunch bar for eat in or  lake-out. Two soups daily, numerous  sandwich selections, 18-choice salad bar.  Hot selections include Shepherd's pie,  zucchini strips, stuffed crepes, beef dip  and hot turkey sandwich. There's always  a Daily Special - plus, of course, our  famous doughnuts, muffins, Cornish  pasties, sausage rolls, scones...and more!  Murchie's coffee and teas, Cappuccino  and Espresso. Open Mon.-Sat., 6 am  -5:30 pm, 24 seats, V., MC. Cowrie St.,  Sechelt, 885-2616.  Cedar's Inn - Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Darts every Sun. Everyone welcome.  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons -886-8171. Open 11  am - midnight, Sun-Thurs; 11 am -1 am,  Fri-Sat. 100 seats. V., MC- Regular menu  II am to 8:30 pm. 12.  Coast News, February 29,1988  SPORTS  Minor hockey standings  Thursday, February 18, the  game ended in a lie between ihe  Trail Islanders and Ihe Blackhawks, Each team managed 4  goals. Cody Munson managed 2  goals for the Blackhawks. This  was in ihe Pee Wee division.  On Saturday, the 20, again in  Ihe Pec Wee division, Trail  Islanders again had 4 goals  againsl the Thunderbirds 3.  Murray Howsc was responsible  lor 3 of the Trail Islanders goals  and Graham Ruck was the only  scorer for his team getting all 3  goals.  On the same day in the Atom  division, the Lions and Stars  faced off at centre ice. The  Lions managed the win gelling 9  goals to the Stars 5. For the  Lions, Michael Yates had 4  goals and Greg Kirkman had 3.  Matthew Fawkus and Brad  Wigard each had 2 for Ihe Stars.  SC Golf b Country Club  b) Frank Sanson  We wish to Inform all  members and green fee players  lhal our winter is over and  along wilh ihe spring flowers  comes golf.  The Senior Men begin iheir  season Thursday, March 10.  You seniors who are joining ihis  year's senior group are asked lo  be al ihe club at 8:00 am for  registration and organization inlo teams prior lo starting plav al  8:30.  The Ladies will start their  organized plav on Tuesday,  March 15 al 8:30 am. The Spring Luncheon will be held April  12 and will follow a 9-hole mix  ed tournament, which has an  8:30 am shot-gun slarl. Please  sign up for ihe Spring luncheon  and Tournament at ihe club  house well in advance of Ihe  April 12 dale.  The qualifying round for  ladies 2-Ball Tournament will  be held on April 5. 1 assume  ihere is a sign-up shed for this  one also, bul check with your  executive for more details.  We have been informed by  the Greens Committee Chairman, Stuart Leffeaux thai ihe  work roads, otherwise known as  damaged fairway areas, will be  cleaned up and repaired when  Ihe weather makes il feasible,  possibly near the end of March.  Over thirty  men's soccer  The Gilligan's Men's soccer  leam invited ihe Bowen Island  soccer leam over to Ihe Coast  for a return match, We had to  see if we could avenge our loss  lo the Bowen Island leam back  in December. We, on the Gilligan's leam, were prepared lo  show the opposition our fancy  footwork and our skillful ball  control when they arrived at the  field.  The Bowen leam arrived at  Ihe government wharf in Gibsons aboard the Alibi Wahoo.  When we picked Ihem up we  kepi our ears open lo see if we  could hear some of ihe strategy.  They must have realized whal  we were up lo because all ihey  talked aboul was our last game  with them and how ihey were  going to have a tournament and  invite the Gilligan's team and  the Wakefield leam.  So by Ihe time we got lo the  field we had no secrets lo tell  our team-mates.  Within the first minute of  play the Bowen leam was on the  scoreboard (Ihey showed us  some of iheir fancy footwork).  We thought the game was going  lo be a little one-sided but by  the time Ihe first half was over,  we had a lie game, 2 to 2.  We almost had the go-ahead  goal from a penalty kick but we  didn't quite make Ihe shol and  looking back on it, I'm sure the  goalpost al the field must be  lower on one side because our  penalty taker hit the corner of  the goalpost. Anyway, Ihe final  oulcome of the game was Gillian's 2, Bowen 4.  Strikes and Spares  In the Classic League, Hazel  Skytte rolled a 301 single and a  969 four game total and  Freeman Reynolds a 308 single  and a 948 total,  In Ihe Gibsons 'A' League  Lottie Campbell had a 323  single and a 659 triple and  Kathy Clark a 322 single and a  791 triple.  The only olher 300 game rolled was by Lori Veen, a 300 even  and a 631 triple, in Ihe Wednesday Coffee League.  Olher 700 loials by Freeman  Reynolds in ihe Gibsons 'A'  League, a 250-700 total; Ball  and Chain League, Jim  Gilchrist a 258-717 total.  Olher good totals,  CLASSIC!  Bci Drombolla 263-863  Sue Whlling 235-876  Ray Sturdivan 264-925  GIBSONS  LANES  TUESDAY COFFEE:  Linda \ 'ill  Nora Snlinsky  SWINGERS:  Florence Turner  Hell) Wilson  Harry Waller  Joe McQuskfe  GIBSONS 'A':  Pam Swanson  Svlviu Bingley  WEDNESDAY COFFEE:  Ha/el Skylle  Marion Reeves  SLOUGH-OFFS:  Bev Young  BALL AM) CHAIN:  ( rai[i Kincald  Russell Rohinson  I'HUNTASTIQUE:  Nancy C'urlty  Pal Presl  Wayne Wuyner  NIGHT OWLS:  Debbie Nicholson  Vlckl Wridht  Dave Wilson  SECHELT GA'S:  Ellen Berg  .toyce Sloll  Merle llulety  ken Wood  l-eif Nelson  YBC BANTAMSl  .lonulhun Hrainerd  YBC JUNIORS:  Nell Clark  YBC SENIORS:  < liris I uimdro  269-623  288-655  258-609  237-628  225625  225628  231674  273677  150-620  219636  278644  241647  275620  2411-625  256-646  236604  245642  263660  24J6I7  287618  254-640  253-620  267650  144-4118  188-51.1  2111-541  f  Reference: Point Atkinson  for stunkumenuk Narrows add mr. 45 mm.,  plus 5 mm lor each It. of rise.  and 7 mm. for each It. of fall.  Pacific Standard Time  The Only  Authorized  TRADES WELCOME  HONDA  BEBSSBS  Dealer from  Port Mellon  To Egmont  \iv\\\\'\  In the Pups and Peanut division we were hosts to a team  from Killarney. The score was  one-sided with Killarney winning 1610 2. Buddy Peers was the  only scorer for his Sechelt leam.  Laler in the day the Bantams  had a game against a team from  Maple Ridge. The end result  was 18 goals for the Bantams  and 2 for Maple Ridge. David  Paetkau was impressive wilh 4  goals. Darryl Bracket! had 3  and Collin Campbell, Marc  Poulson and Darren Bracken  each had 2.  The game againsl Killarney  and the Pups on Sunday was a  much better game lor our team.  Ihe score ended wilh 12 for  Killarney and II lor Sechell.  Jessie Smith had 3 goals, Mark  McCluiddy and Brook Hamilton had 2, and David Bodmer,  Brad Wing, .lordie Radymski  and Buddy Peers each had 1.  Listening to some of the conversation belwecn Ihe parents al  the arena on Sunday, il sounds  as if everyone had a great time.  This certainly is a fun division  lo watch on Ihe ice. The Ban-  lams were on ihe ice again  againsl Maple Ridge and easily  managed ihe win. The end  result was 14 10 3. Francis Dixon had 4 goals, David Paelkau  had 3 and Clay Munson and  Shane Joe each had 2.  Save your UPC code off ihe  backs of any Kraft products and  deposit them in Ihe envelope  provided al ihe arena. For each  code we send 10 Kraft, we will  receive 25 cents for our club.  Expect lo hear from your  team mothers in regard 10 Ihe  elections lo be held on Tuesday,  March 15 at 7:30 al the arena.  Remember we need your support !  Sunshine Coast  Youth Soooer  PROFESSIONAL  nNANCL��"JkUNING|  Last Saturday we saw some  close games in all the com-  pctelive age groups. In Ihe 8 and  9 year olds age group Shop Easy  defeated Nicks Shell by a score  of 3 lo 1. Sechell Pharmasave  beal Sechelt Lions by a score of  5 lo 2. In the 10 and 11 year olds  we saw Sechell Team No. 1 narrowly beal Gibsons Team No. I  by a score of 1 to 0. Sechelt  Team No. 2 lost 10 Gibsons  Team No. 2 by a score of I to 3.  The coach of the Sechell  Team No. 2 said that even  though we lost, this game was  one of the besl games we played  so far this year. I've gol to admit I'm kind of biased because  I'm the coach of Sechelt Team  No. 2.  The 12 and 13 year olds had  an exciting game also, both  sides played a greal game bul  the goalie on the GBS Team  played an outstanding game.  The score was Elphi Rec I,  GBS 0.  By Ihe way, I'm the coach of  Ihe Elphi Rec Team and I still  think the goalie on the other  side   played   an   outstanding  game. And now for the scores.  8 AND 9 YEAR OLDS  WtIP  Shop Easy 8 3 3 19  Sechell Lions 2 9 3 7  Nick's Shell 2 8 4 8  Pharmasave 2 8 4 8  10 AND II YEAR OLDS  Sechell 1 (I. Hoehne) 13 1  0 26  Sechell 2 (J. Brov.nl 0 15 0 0  Gibsons 3 (D. Young) 8 6 0 16  Gibsons 4 (L. O'Donaghy)    7 6 0 14  12 AND 13 YEAR OLDS  Elphi Rec 3 6 2 8  GBS 7 2 2 16  OPEN WATER CLASS  Thurs., March 10  ADVANCED  Mon., March 7  IConic m and rt'gislrr NOW)  I Our experience andj  I expertise enables us lol  I design programs tor your |  I presenl & luluie goals  Call CU11 Oanctt  OiflcatMl-5411  Ucal:M5-M70  | Th* Manulachuan Company |  Ucenung a, required by (q-w held c  " e Mdnujdchuen Luc : v IM7  .A:"-  ��noW  IDIVING LOCKER SECHELT  Dolphin Mini Mall, Wharl & Dolphin, Sechelt 885-2999  NEW QUICK SUCCESS"   PROGRAM   Community Meeting  The most successful weight loss organization in British Columbia is now in your town.  Weight Watchers community meetings are a 10 week prepaid commitment to lose weight  without travelling long distances for quality guidance and support. Plus, not only do community classes cut down commuting time, you can save money.    $75.00 for 10 weeks        (SAVE $14.50 off registration)   All we need are 25 people to get started. So spread the word, and Weight Watchers will  hold a free, no obligation informational meeting just for your community.  PLACE: St. Mary's Church Hall 10 WEEK SERIES:   TIME: 7pm - 9pm Members must join on MARCH 9TH  DATE: March 9 or NO LATER THAN MARCH 16TH  For Further Information Phone: 886-7516 Days 886-7454 Evenings  ���are reglMered tr.Ki.-m.uk, ot Weight Watchers International, In,  ��� iirw Weight Watthen International,  eWORKWEN?  /IN WORLD  MEN'S FLANNEL SHIRTS  Reg. Price $14.98 each. |  Long sleeves. Bulion front. I  Assorted Colours, ���  100% Yarn Dye Cottons. Sizes S-M-L-XL  5*3P!  ���V.' W^,____aw-      ���  sue 2*16!  Reg. Price $9.99 each.  Short Sleeves, Collar Style,  Button Yoke.  Sizes S-M-L. Poly/Cotton Knit.  Assorted Colours.  ,������  ______________ ^  PENMANS FLEECE TOPS & PANTS  SALE 2^26."i  Pants - Reg. Price $19.98 each.  Tops - Reg. Price $17.98 each.  Pants ��� Tie elasticized waist. Assorted Colours. Poly /Cotton.  Tops ��� Long sleeves. Crew neck, Raglan sleeves.  Assorted Colours. Sizes S-M-L-XL  MEN'S  PANTS  Due lo space limitations  all items, sizes and colours,  may not be available.  e WORKWEN?  5!^fiaE  Lj*L*2^^ .m*-***,*  *****  SALE ENDS: MARCH Sth, 1988  100% LOCALLY OWMED & OPERATED  Cowrie Street, Sechelt 885-5858  ________ Coast News, February 29,1988 13.  Sunshine Coast  Services Directory  ��� APPLIANCE SERVICES ��� ��� CONCRETE SERVICES ���  EXCAVATING  ��� HEATING  SERVICE & REPAIR  To All Major Appllencee  "___]   Quality Reconditioned Major Appliances For Sale  ���PU GUARANTEED & DELIVERED  Will Buy Nice, Non-Working Major Appliances  BJORN  865-7887  9otot ricmUw  Refrigeration &  Appliance Service  BACK AT PRATT RD. 886-9959  Need this space?  C;1||  the COAST NEWS  at 886 2622 or 88b 3930  ��� AUTO SERVICES  ���������''   ROWLAND BRAKE ^  SB'S & MUFFLER  ^^sUFETIME GUARANTEE^s=  on Mufflers ��� Brakes - Shocks - Springs [most vehicles)  FREE INSPECTIONS     __**��%$_  ��� BUILDING CONTRACTORS*  Seawind Specialties*  ��� Cupboards ��� Closets* Panelling  ��� Feature Walls*Built-in Furniture  ��� Basement & Attic Finishing  ^, SKILLED, CAREFUL WORK 685-8265 J  ROOFING  Specializing In all types of  FREE      commercial & residential roofing  ESTIMATES 886-2087 eves.   ajmSj  Sheehan Construction Ltd.  renovations and  general contracting  Marine Drive ooe ���..  Granthams Ldg. B.C. VON 1X0 BoB-7830  _-. POMFRET  f7f��a\     CONSTRUCTION  \S For all aspects ol  residential & commercial construction  885*9692  P.O. Box 623. Gibsons, B.C  CLEANING SERVICES  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Top Hat Cleaning Systems  "The Reliable Professionals"  886-8554  24 HOUR  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Oles Cove  Commercial Containers Available  885-9973 886-2938^  ��� CONCRETE SERVICES*  R.  N  Ready Mix Concrete  Sand * Gravel  SECHELT PLANT  ^    885-7180  C    CONCRETE  o  LTD.  invmc r��f sunshine co��r  GIBSONS PLANT  886-8174  ���J  ���        Concrete Septic Tank Sales  Septic Pumping ��� Crane Service  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES  886-7064  ~f�� cm Swanson's  SOI For: Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel  Dump Truck Rental  Formed Concrete Products  Phone 885-9666 ��� 885-5333 J  Coast Concrete Pumping  *fp|pp�� .* Foundations  (JjW^^ FREE ESTIMATES  John Parlon    885-5537  fTurenne  Concrete Pumping U  ��� Pumping   ���Foundations ���Patios  ��� Placing     ���Sidewalks     ���Floor  ��� Finishing ���Driveways  ^ nR'4Gn��oni 886-7022  ��� ELECTRICAL CONTR.  SEAVIEW ELECTRIC  v��J \f Plumbing i Heating Ltd.  Residential ��� Commercial ��� Industrial  ��� Maintenance & Design  ��� Energy Management  ��� Fire Alarm Systems  ��� B.C. Hydro Authorized  "Electric Plus" Contractor ���  CFREE ESTIMATES���^  885-7142     h  Electric Plus  Authorized  B.C. Hydro  Contractor  reaiiae (Liecttic JtJ  Residential - Commercial - Industrial  Box 467, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  886-3308  Se  Need this space?  C.ill  llii; COAST  NEWS  .il  886 ?%?? or 88'.i 3930  ��� EXCAVATING ���  BACKHOE and OPERATOR  Qualified In Septic Fields,  Forming Driveways,  Landscaping  886-3445  Garrvs Crane & Excavating  Wheel & Track Backhoes ,  Excavating & Drain Fields     fjvjtfts  Clearing & Stump Disposal i#x  Screened Topsoil - Fill  Sand & Gravel  Deliveries  886-7028  P & M EXCAVATING  Backhoe Service  Septic Systems  No Job Too Small Landscaping  886-2182 or 886-8363    Stump Removal  Need this space?  C.ill  Ihe COAST  NEWS  ,n  886 ?67? or 88b 3930  COAST BOBCAT SEBVICF  Small In Size - Big In Production D&,  Yard Clean-Up     - Post Holes ^B  ��� Topsoil/Gravel/Mulch Spreading V^l^j  ��� Light Trenching .����t��c��ctS ~^Bu!!l&'  1885-7051   SECHELT tttmmm^bS^J  ��� GEN. CONTRACTORS*  Need this space?  C.ll  the COAST  NEWS  .it  88d 7W1 or 88b 3930  uTV      the  RENOVATIONS WITH  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  IMPROVER  LTD  BOX7  HALFMOON BAY  885-5029,  Contour Design  HOME PRODUCTS  Awnings ��� Railings ��� Vinyl Decks ��� Blinds ��� Flooring  673 Payne Rd., nn_  ��,.-.,.  Gibsons     SHOWROOM BY APPOINTMENT 886-3191  |�� Hallmark  fllM POOLS & SPAS LTD.  I Ml L~J  c"l"> Products Worldwldt Slnca 1666  Box 1883. Gibsons, B.C, VON 1V0  886-3344 886-3364  Fine Tree Works  Pruning - Topping     (fully Insured)  Danger Tree Removal  Landscaping Ik Maintenance  II.C\ >lcil*.llk <,_���,���_ Unlivery,  HHH'4V*!14 Itiiiiiru track. BC VOX KWOj  ROLAND'S   HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD  ��� 5" Continuous aluminum gutters  ��� Aluminum soffits <J fascias  ��� Built-in vacuum systems  ��� Vinyl siding  885-3562  7  /SUPPLYING: I  / ��� Vinyl Siding ��� Sundeck Coalings  ��� Aluminum Railings ��� Aluminum Awnings  �� Aluminum Patio Covers  ��� Power Washing  Serving The Entire Sunshine Coast  Gibsons Call 886 3002 Paul Franske  BC FGRRIGS  Schedule  VANCOUVER-SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY-LANGDALE  WINTER    SPRING 7  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Lv. Horseshoe Bay Lv. Langdale Lv. Earls Cove  7:30 am       3:30 pm M      6:20 am     2:30 pm 6:40 am       6:30  9:30 M 5:30 6:30 M'      4:30 10:30 8:30  11:30 am      7:25 M 10:30 am     6:30 12:25pmM   10:20M  1:15 pm        9:15 12:25 pm M 8:20 M 4:30 pm  1 denotes no Maverick Bus on Sundays -   ��� M denotes Maverick Bus ���   Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45 am  5:30 M  9:25 M  7:30  11:30  9:30  3:30 pm  'EXTRA SAILINGS   EASTER I EARLY SUMMER:  Effective Thurs., Mar. 31 thru Mon., April 4 and from  Fri., May 20 thru Thurs., June 23  Lv. Earls Cove  8:20  2:30  Lv. Saltery Bay  7:35  1:30 pm  BBffi  OMEQA  Terminal  ���6:02  7:45  9:45  11:45  1:40  3:45  5:45  Qlbeons  Marina  -5:00  7:4J  1:47  11:47  1:42  3:47  5:47  Sunnycrest  Mall  'Note Iheir will be no  "Flisl Feny" run on Seluidays a Holidays  No Sue Service Sundays  |MINI BUS SCHEDULE!  Monday Tuesday  Leaves Sechelt           8 40 a m 8 40 a m  lor Gibsons             "10 00 am '1000am  The Dock. Cowrie Street                 I 00 p rn 100pm   ' 3 15p m 2 30 p m  '5:55     Lower  6:00    flue  10:00    Shallei  12:00  1:50  4:00  6:00  ���6:03  6:03  10:03  12:03  1:53  4:03  6:03  Farry  Tarminal  ���6:10  6:10  10:10  12:10  2:06  4:10  6:10  Wednesday  8 40 a m  ���10 00am  t 00 p m  ' 3 lb p m  Thursday  8 40 a m  ���10 00 a m  1 00 p m  2 30 p m  Friday  8 40 a m  10 00 a m  3 1 b p in  Leaves GiDsons  lor Sechelt  Lower Gibsons  Municipal Parking Lol.  9 15am  ���1045am  ��� t 35 p m  4 00 p m  I fiWFP. RflAh    rr  9 15am  It 45am  I 50 pm  ��� 4 00 p m  9 15am  ���10 45a m  ��� 1 35 p m  4 00 p m  9 15 a m  11 45 a m  ��� I 35 p m  ��� 4 00 p ni  9 15 a in  10 45 a m  I 00 p m  Suncoast Transportation ScRStliites Sponsored B<  Gihim  lm&  13 Years Travel Experience  == 886-9255 =====  Swuml  Agencies  Insurance, Outopken   Notary    886-2000 ���  Kvd <. jf-jjjef Service from Friendly Profes/ona/s In Sunnycrest M.t//, Gibsons  mm  ICG LIQUID GAS  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B B. O's  885-2360  Hwy 101 across Si  Irom Big Macs. Sechell  MARINE SERVICES  OMC " " * Salt Water Licences  # Motel & Campsites  * Water Taxi  * Marine Repairs        * Ice and Tackle       883-2266  Cottrell's Marine Service  SERVICE TO Al L MAKES  Specializing In Merc Outboard  t stern drive rebuilding  Located at  PcfiMATte "*" Smltty'5 Marina. Gibsons  ESTIMATES        SHOP888-7711     RES.885-5840 ,  _*____       Coti  DIVER^^ftl*  FREE ^  MISC SERVICES  GIBSONS TAX SERVICE  Ave. Price 118.00  Income Tax Preparation  All business strictly confidential  A. Jack  886-787.^  63S Martin Rd., Gibsons  "REWARD'  Have your REAL ESTATE needs handled professionally and  you will be rewarded by results. Free evaluation,  consultations, and listings wanled. j.R. |Jiml Munr0  GIBSONS REALTY LTD. 0fl.ee: 886-2277  Sunnycresl Mall Res : 886-7134  886-7359  Conversion   Windows,   Glass,  Auto  &  Marine   Glass, Aluminum IViWous  & Screens,  .,                                    Mirrors  ,    Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd. .  Sa=  ^5?  SCHNYDER WELD & FAB.  Welding 4 Repairs  886-7303    885-4116  r>.  HCHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  I   HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.  886-2912  J  f BLACK RICHMOND PEAT SOIL 6',7' & 8' GOLDEN^  8 yds d.li..r.d in Sechell   $1 gQ     %mm EVERG���EENS  BARK MULCH sooo/,,  15 yds delivered In Sechell   $270  COASTS LARGEST NURSERY  30 ACRES OF PLANTS  MURRAY'S NURSERY        261-2151  Localed l mile norlh of Hwy 101 on Mason fld.     flflS.2B74   ^  TIERNEY & WHITE  CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS  BRYAN E. TIERNEY, C.A.  683-2167 (Residence 298-7713)  V 214131 WATER STREET VANCOUVER B C V6B 4M3      J  GREAT   PACIFIC   MANAGEMENT  CO. ITD. (EST. 1963)  ��� lin.inti.il Planning Service  ��� Investment Fund AlesdetrW, Irvine  ��� RRS1S K.|���".���,.��,���  ��� Retirement Income Funds        (604) 886-6600  ��� Tax Shelters ���  ,   ,,,. ������  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  ��� CABINETS ���  886-9411  Showroom Kern's Plaza, Hwy 101  l��OT Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pm  COAST NEWS  fc Photo  Reprints  5x7      *600  8x10    *900  any published photo or your  choice from the contact sheets 14.  Coast News, February 29,1988  School Board gets update  New Chatelech programs  Brian Butcher, Principal of  Chatelech   Secondary   School,  ���   outlined for the School Board  some new programs lhal have  j   been recently undertaken by the  school.  The Mechanics Career  Preparation Program has been  initiated with the co-operation  of BUT. Teachers George Irish  and Ken Rogers have been  responsible for the new  endeavour. Close contact with  BCIT will ensure lhal bolh  teachers and students keep  abreast of new technology,  local students, under the agree-  nienl with BCIT, will have  preferential admission to the  Vancouver facility,  The Work Experience Program gives high school students  the opportunity to spend a  significant   amount   of  time  working in local businesses.  "The kids ate finding this e\-  ciling and invigorating," said  Butcher, "They have a higher  profile in the community, and ii  lias added a dimension of reality  to iheir education."  Butchei went on lo say thai  there are plans to work with  apilano College on a Business  Education Program similar lo  the Mechanics course, and  ultimately to have a TV iraining  program.  Leadership training is also being undertaken by the school,  wilh siudeni representatives at-  Gibsons  solvent  "l just can't see why lax  dollars are going lo Victoria and  not here," slated Gibsons  ''' or Diane Slrom lo the  Coasl News lasl Friday commenting on ihe restructuring  issue.  "Bul what aboul Ihe rumours  thai Gibsons is broke and pasl  iheir borrowing limii?"  "We are nowhere near our  limit!" retorted Mayor Strom.  "The lown is solvent. In fact we  now have a general operating  surplus of $253,000.  We are  comfortabl  lending    Sechell    Council  meetings.  Butcher expressed his appreciation for the new Librarian  and said thai students are being  trained in library technology.  "Bul," he reminded Trustees,  "we are desperately in need of  books. Please keep lhal in mind  al Budget time."  Aquatic Commission  Wish list written  by Kric Cardinall  A special meeting of the Crib-  sons Aquatic Centre Commission was called recently in order  to discuss and to arrive al a concensus regarding I'm lire opera-  lions and the retrofitting of the  Aquatic Centre. Although the  cenire is currently running  within iis budget despite some  unforeseen expenses, and ihe  participation level is somewhat  bettei than anticipated, trends  in fitness and recreational swimming and water use indicate the  need for regular adjustments to  meel the ever changing lads and  habits of the user public.  Pools are no longer places in  which only to learn basic swimming skills and to trudge back  and forth for exercise and conditioning. The pools thai are on  the leading edge (Chelwynd,  Grand forks and Powell River)  give the users a greatly enhanced environment of coloured  ligliling, dangle dandy sound  bailies on the ceiling, coordinated colour schemes with a  prominent local theme, attractive viewing areas, conversational nooks in hot pools,  murals, and the like.  In all instances where these  cosmetic and physical improvements have been made, il  has been proven lhal the greater  the community involvement in  the changes to program and selling, the greater the user  response. When the community  is also pari of substantial additions such as fitness facilities,  racquet ball, lounge and social  areas, ihen the users also include non-swimmers and become an assel to local people  place resources.  Given all of the above, ihe  Aquatic Commission arrived al  ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  ST. COLUMBA OF IONA PARISH  BB35 Redrooffs Road  2nd Sunrl.iy  10:00 Morning Prayer  11:00 Communion  n  4th Sunday   11:00 Morning Prayer  5th Sunday    3:30 Communion  The Reverend E.S. Cale  885-7481 or 1-525-6760  Prayer Book Anglican  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  CIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15 am  SundaySchool 10:00 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30am  SundaySchool Q:30,,m  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone         886-2111   vtss ts   GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:15am,  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm in homes  Wednesday Bible  Sludy 7:30 pm in homes  I. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  B85-7488  ALL WELCOME   .��.��.��   ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  & ST. AIDAN'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  Church School 10 am  Rev. I.E. Robinson, 886-8436  -ut Mis-  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road, Cibsons  SundaySchool 9:30 AM  Morning Worship Service 11 AM  Interim Paslor  Arthur Willis  Arlys Peters, Minister of Music  Church Office: 886-2611  -ts.nsa  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you lo join us  in Worship  Prayer Sun.  9:30 AM  Morning Worship Sun.  10:00 AM  Wednesday 7:00 PM  599 Cower Point Road  Paslor Monly McLean  886-7049  THE SECHELT PARISH  of the ANGLICAN CHURCH  dST. HILDA'S (Secheltl  Bam      Holy Communion  9:30 am       Family Service  ST. ANDREW'S (Madeira Park)  11:30am B85-s���19  Rev. June Maffin   * .*��aft   NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  NEW TESTAMENT  CHURCH  Services Times  Mid Week  Youth Group  Women's Prayer  Paslor lv  Sun., 10:30 am  Wed., 7:30pm  Fri.,7:30 pm  Thurs., 10am  in Fox  885-4775 or 885-2672   Aft Jft -HI   PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Prayer t. Bible Study  Wednesday, 7:30 pm  883-2374 & 883-9441  Pastoi Mike Klassen  Affiliated With The Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada   ���j* ,��t.�����:   GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  New Church building on  School Road ��� opp. RCMP  Paslor Ted Boodle  Sunday School 9:45 im  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:O0 pm  Bible Study  Weds, at 7:30 pm  Phone  886-9482 or 8B6-7107  Affiliated wilh the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada   ***   THE SALVATION ARMY  Next to Langdale Ferry  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Free Pickup For Sunday School  In Gibsons Area  Phone 886-7232 or 886-9759  lohn & Bev Studiman  We Extend A  Warm Welcome To All  a hit list that considered budget  and gram capabilities to cover  several phases of developmeni.  Mr. Vie Davies of Davies and  Smith Architects will be coming  to the nexl meeling io be held  on March 15, alter having made  an enlightening presentation to  the commission lasl month.  local divers Brian Flay (left) and Jim Hansell had some fun last weekend at Davis Bay exploring where  some octopii had made their home. "They had even used some sheets of plywood. There were piles of  crab shells outside," Ihey said. _Ken CMm pho|���  ^ %  %L flrf  Sunshine Coast Regional District  BULLETIN BOARD  Royal Terraces Building  corner ol Wharf Rd., and Teredo St.  Sechelt  P.O. Box 800  Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  885-2261  UPCOMING MEETINGS  Thursday, March 3rd  P.E.P. Workshop 'Chlorine Hazards' - 7:00 pm  Thursday, March 10th  Regular Board Meeting ��� 7:30 pm  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  COMMISSION - VACANCY  Membership on the Economic Development Commission has been expanded to include a member from the  Halfmoon Bay to Earles Cove area.  The EDC will be placing increased emphasis on  strengthening the economy on this part of the Coast in  1988. The Regional District Board would be pleased to  hear Irom anyone from this area interested in serving as  a member of the Commission.  NUISANCE ACTIONS  Nuisance actions are instances in which a home is damaged as a result of a sewer, drainage or water system, or  roadway or dyke, breaking down or malfunctioning.  In fact, if you are not properly insured, these nuisances  -Irom flooded basements to backed up sewers ��� could cost  you thousands of dollars.  In the past, municipalities/regional districts generally picked up the damage costs or left it to the  municipality's/regional district's insurance policy.  Bill 30, an amendment to the province's Municipal Act, has  changed everything, taking the liability for nuisance actions off municipalities/regional districts in an effort to  ease insurance pressures on local governments.  This leaves most homeowners without coverage against  nuisance claims. Homeowners in most cases can no  longer turn to the municipality/regional district for financial help in these situations.  Homeowners are advised to check their own insurance  coverage. In most cases an inexpensive rider can be added  to homeowner insurance which will ensure that the homeowner will be covered in the event of a nuisance action.  NOTICE  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY  The Halfmoon Bay  Refuse Disposal Site  Is Permanently  CLOSED  NOTICE  Sunshine Coast Regional District  ANNUAL FLUSHING PROGRAM  We are continuing our annual flushing program  during the week of February 29th, 1988 in the  Selma Park area.  You may experience short periods of low water  pressure and/or sediments In the water for brief  periods of time. The water is safe to drink.  Thank you for your cooperation.  S. Lehmann  Works Superintendent  Notice of  Public Open House And Meeting  SECHELT INLET COASTAL STRATEGY PILOT PROJECT  This project was undertaken as the first stage of a process  which will establish a plan and policies for managing uses  in Ihe Sechelt Inlet system. User and agency interests as  expressed in the Coastal Resource Identification Study  (CRIS) (Ministry of Forests and Lands) and existing uses  have been mapped to illustrate areas of specific interests  and multiple interests.  The next stage of the planning study will be lo identify the  desired role of Sechelt Inlet, and to draft a plan which will  include policies for management of the area so that those  goals can be accomplished.  Your attendance is requested to:  1. review maps and make comments on their content  2. provide your input on future directions (or the Sechelt  Inlet system.  Maps will be available for viewing al the Regional District  offices from March 7 to March 21, 198b. Ihey will also be  on display at the Trail Bay Mall in Sechelt on March 12,  1988. Written comments will be accepted within those  dates.  The open house and meeting will take place:  Monday, March 14,1988  Sunshine Coast Regional District Offices  The schedule will be as follows:  4:00 pm - Maps on Display  7:30 pm ��� Presentation  8:00 pm ��� Public Comments and Discussion  This project has been coordinated by the Foreshore Advisory Task Force of the Sunshine Coast Regional District,  a group which includes representatives from resident  groups, the District of Sechell, industry, and provincial and  federal agencies.  MINIBUS TIMETABLE:  MON.  TUES.  WED.  THURS.  FRI.  Leaves  Sechelt  for  Gibsons  8:40 am  10:00 am  (Lower Road)  1:00 pm  3:15 pm  (Lower Road)  8:40 am  10:00 am  (Lower Road)  1:00 pm  2:30 pm  8:40 am  10:00 am  (Lower Road)  1:00 pm  3:15 pm  (Lower Road)  8:40 am  10:00 am  (Lower Road)  1:00 pm  2:30 pm  8:40 am  10:00 am  3:15 pm  Leaves  Gibsons  for  Sechelt  9:15 am  10:45 am  (Lower Road)  1:35 pm  (Lower Road)  4:00 pm  9:15 am  11:45 am  1:50 pm  4:00 pm  (Lower Road)  9:15 am  10:45 am  (Lower Road)  1:35 pm  (Lower Road)  4:00 pm  9:15 am  11:45 am  1:35 pm  (Lower Road)  4:00 pm  (Lower Road)  9:15 am  10:45 am  i:00 pm  THIS SERVICE IS FOR  PUBLIC USE  Door-to-Door Service Is  available for the disabled  and handicapped, and  can be booked by phoning  the dispatcher at  885-5881  NO SERVICE ON  WEEKENDS OR  PUBLIC  HOLIDAYS  FARES: One Zone - .75; each additional zone .25  Zone #1: Gibsons to Roberts Creek (Flume Road)  Zone #2: Roberts Creek to Sechelt  "Lower Road" route ��� via Flume Road, Beach Avenue and Lower Road.  Regular stops at Sechelt and Gibsons Medical Clinics.  Sechelt Bus Slop: The Dock, Cowrie Slreet  Gibsons Bus Stop: Lower Gibsons, Municipal Parking Lot,  Gower Point Road. Coast News, February 29,1988  15.  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  mi  *CF>  ^f  '��� Homes  8. Property  NEW  ARRIVAL  Sturdy, attractive house, W/F,  Gibsons Marina. 2 bdrm.. sundeck, $81,500 886-7955.     #9  Quality built view home on Abbs  Rd., Gibsons, well landscaped,  2-level, Ige fenced lol, all  garage, 2 concrete drwys., open  deck & solarium, s exposure  Irom hitch., liv. tm,, din,, rm ,  1100 sq II per floor. 3 bdrms.  den, rec mi,, 2 baths, close to all  amenities. Phone 886-7260.   #9  3 bdrm. house,  Ig.  lot,  Ig.  sundeck. unlmislied   bsml ,  Chaster Rd.,     $62,500.  883-2867 #10  Young family looking for older  home or collage to restore, on  piopeity with private financing.  Ph, 886-3313, #11  7 yr. old, 3 bdrm  house on 5  acres, Lockyer Rd,, wood & elec.  heal, large workshop. 886-9648.  #11  You can enjoy the  convenience of  Phone-in Classifieds by  calling our Sechelt Office  885-3930  My name is Kayla Michelle Dempster. I was born on February 5.  198B al St. Mary's Hospilal.  weighing 10 lbs.. 11 ozs. My  Mommy Becky and Daddy Fred  are doing jusi fine. I'm number 1  granddaughter of Jack and Dons  Dempster and Berl Sim Special  lhanks lo my uncle Mel lor giving  me my auntie Don #9  Obituaries  HEAPS: Passed away February  21, 1988. J. Morion Heaps, late  ol Gibsons. Survived by his loving wife, Norah; one son. Terry.  Burnaby; one brolher. Gerald, ol  San Francisco; Iwo nieces. Predeceased by his son, Brian,  Member ol Mount Elphinstone  Lodge, No, 130, AF & AM and  Pasl Depuly Dislricl Grand  Master. Service was held Friday,  February 26 in St. Bartholomew's  Anglican Church, Gibsons,  Reverend John Robinson and Archdeacon. James Whittles ol-  liciated. Cremalion followed  Devlin Funeral Home, Directors.  #9  I.  2.  i.  4.  s.  6.  7.  8.  9.  10.  ��� I.  12.  13.  14.  IS.  Hones 8. Property  Births  Obituaries  In MemorUm  Trunk You  FersoMl  Announcements  Weddings 1  Engagements  lost  Found  Pets *. livestock  VJ1  Travel  Wanted  tree  Garage Sales  17. Barter��. Trade  18. lor Sale  19. Autos  20. Campers  21. Marine  22. Mobile Homes  23. Motorcycles  24. Wanted to Rent  25. Bed 1 Breakfast  26. For lent  27. Help Wanted  28. Work Wanted  29. Child Care  30. Business  Opportunities  31. legal  32. I.e. 1 Yukon  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  IN PENDER HARBOUR   Marina Pharmacy     8832888  AC Building Supplies 8839551  IN HALFMOON BAY-  B & J Store 8859435  IN SECHELT   Books & Stuff  (Trail Bay Centre) 885-2625  The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  IN DAVIS BAY-  Peninsula Market 8859721  IN WILSON CREEK-  Wilson Creek  Campground 8855937  IN ROBERTS CREEK  Seaview Market 8853400  IN GIBSONS  >pc  Mall  B & D Sports  (Sunnycrest Mall) 886-4635  The Coast News  (behind Dockslde Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  Obituaries  REDMAN: Sydney Charles, died  Sunday, February 14, 1988 al  age 85 Announcing a Memorial  Service conducted by Reverend  June Mallin al St, Hilda's  Anglican Church on Saturday,  March 5 at 3pm, Relatives and  close Iriends will gather lo pay  last respects lo Mr, Redman  whose ashes will be buried in Ihe  churchyard, Syd Redman will be  remembered fondly as a former  organist and choirmaster ol St  Hilda's, as piano teacher ot many  Sechell children and as a kindly  uncle and brolher in Ihe Redman  lamlly. 19  WESTELL: Passed away February  27. 1988, Fredrick George  Westell, longtime resident ol Gibsons, in his 85th year.  Piedeceased by his wile Constance in 1986. Survived by his  son James ol Gibsons. Funeral  service Wednesday, March 2 al 2  pm in SI, Barlholomew's  Anglican Church in Gibsons.  Reverend MJ Godkin officiating.  Inlermenl Seaview Cemelery,  Devlin Funeral Home Directors. #9  Focusing Country lhanks on Suncoast Agencies lor display window, Mr. V. for exceptional framing, Joke lor line prints, and lor  herself. Tri-Pholo, Ihe R.N.s,  Guilie lor Ihe doll. Iriends ol all  ages lor iheir enlhusiasm and  support Cloe Day lor Ihe sign,  and mostly lo Anna lor making il  work.  Mary Christmas  m  18 surprise lhank-you's lo my  family, friends, boss, and the 6  guys lor Ihe 'silky thing', Ihe  parly was fun!!!  Love Tammie #9  We would like lo lhank our  relatives & Iriends lor their comfort & support in the recenl loss  ol my husband and our lather  Fred Newman. Thanks lo Doctors  Paelkau & Farrer. Nurse Chell.  RC Legion 140 and Paslor and  Mrs. Ivan Fox. Special lhanks lo  Dr. Swan.  Marg Newman & family #9  m.miiifmv.f  Reliable Canadian  ORIENTAL  LADIES  All ages. Seeking home,  exhange for companionship.  Videos, pholos avail.  Please Call 1-604-547-2020  Weekends/Sundays  (24 hrs.)  Sunshine Coasl Transition  House: a sale place lor women  who are emolionally or physically  abused. Counselling and legal into. 24 hr, crisis line. 885-2944.  TFN  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018  #10  Announcements  Topi n Trends Spring Line is In.  Book your parties now. For inlo  call Fran 886-3272, #10  Girl Guides - Gibsons and Dislrict  60th anniversary celebration dinner & lun evening April 9.  Regisler by March 18th. For inlo  Agnes Labonle 886-7415 or Meg  Dickson 886-2429 #11  HAVE SAW MILL  WILL TRAVEL  Coming to the Sunshine  Coast April 20  MATTHEWS PORTABLE MILLS  Completely portable bandsaw  mill. 34"x21' capacity, less  saw kerf than circular saw.  producing less waste, rarely a  for planing. Will cut bevel  siding or shingles up lo 12"  wide, competitive rales.  Phone 886-3001 lor more inlo.  Announcements  Boys & girls, 14-18. sottball  regislralion al Sunnycresl Mall  Feb. 26-27, Mar, 4-5. Mar  11-12. #10  Local lop 40 rock band  Rampage' available lor dances  Phone Pete 886-9812. #9  W C.B. Survival First Aid. Sat .  March 5, Chatelech, limited  enrollment Info883-9308      #9  Income Tax Service  Complete return ��� $10 00 (incl  dupl.l   Douglas   Baird.   1255  Carmen Rd. 886-3955.        #10  Phone us loday aboul our beauli-  lul seleclion ol personalized wedding invitations, napkins, matches, stationery, and more,  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems  886-2023  TFN  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Can you help?  Gibsons Landing Thealre Project  886-8778  TFN  Lelt shoe ol 'ASICS TIGER' runners, in Ihe Glen Rd. area. Puppy  suspected. 886-8196. #9  Male cal, black & white on lace.  chest. 4 paws, slub tail, Selma  Park. 885-2727. #9  Tues. in Gibsons, 1 black leather  girl's ballet shoe. 886-7844,  #9  Sel ol Skoda car keys. Phone  885-2980, #9  Red wallet wilh a lol ol ID  886-8983.       , #9  Malamule puppy, 6 mos. did,  whitish-brown, numbers tatooed  on belly 886-8758, #9  Vic. ol North Rd,. 6-8 mo. old  male dog, brown & beige,  samoyed type, slands about 3'  high. Call 886-3308 or 886-8801  anylime. #9  Longhair tabby kitten, Gibsons  Marina area. 886-2273. #9  Small ball al Dougal Park. Feb.  22.886-9462. #9  Beautiful ginger cal near S bend  on Gower Poinl Rd. 886-2147. #9  Keys on a siring, Jasper Rd..  885-2825 (W. Sechelt Elem ).  ask for Wesley, div. 6. #9  Men's grey 10 sp. bicycle was  lound al Veterans Fid 8, Hwy.  101. Owner lo conlact Gibsons  RCMP lo identity bike and pick  up. #9  Pets  & Livestock  MAGUS KENNELS  ��� Bright clean dog  & cat boarding  ��� Dog grooming  Lowest Prices On  SCIENCE DIET"  OPEN 8 am - 6:30 pm  everyday. 886-8568  10 yr old reg. Tennessee  Walker, 14.2 HH. needs exp.  rider. $1500 OBO 883-2855 #10  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954.  TFN  II someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  whal it's doing lo Ihem. Can you  see whal It's doing lo you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 886-9826.  Attention Teens  Al-Aleen   Can   Help.   Phone  886-7103, TFN  Horses For Rent  Weslern lessons, horseshoeing,  manure. 886-7243. #11  '    SPCA CAT  ADOPTIONS  Black & white neut. male, long  haired: black short haired lemale:  fluffy, affectionate orange &  cream male: beaul. dark calico  lemale, long haired. 885-4771  #9  Maltese-poodle pups, 7 weeks.  883-9665. #9  Reg. half Arab gelding, liver  chestnut, 4 yrs old. can be reg,  asMorab,$!500 886-8268. #11  Cute pony, 13 HH, 12 yrs. old,  suil 8-12 yr old child. $350,  885-5992. #11  SCIENCE DIET IIAMS  Pel Food  Quality Farm & Garden  Supply Lid.  Prall Rd. 886-7527  TFN  Pets  & Livestock  SPCA  885-4771  PIANO  TUNING  repairs 6. appraisals  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Locally made country oralis lor  new slore in Lower Gibsons Call  886-9288 days, oi leave mess,  #10  Wanled - Boler Travel Trailer.  886-2596, #9  Electric hand drill. 886-7338  #9  LOG BUYING STATION  Cedar, Fir, Hemlock  886-7033  Terminal Foresl Products.   #TFN  Bldg lol $6000 to $8000. private  calls only alter 5 pm, Gibsons  area. 886-8999, #9  Infant carseal & crib, reasonable.  885-2751. #10  1 lo 2 acres, semi-WF wilh  limber, Irom Davis Bay lo  Langdale, 885-9294 eves.    #10  Flea Market March 6/88.  Welcome Beach Community Hall.  Redroolls Rd., 10 am - I pm.  tables $6 885-3130, #9  Closing oul sale, last '3' weeks,  prices slashed again. Jeans &  Things, 886-3657. Open 10am lo  6pm, seven days a week, cash  only. #10  Gianl 2 family moving sale, rain  or shine, Sat. Mar 5, 10-4.  Shrader insert; SxS fridge; stove;  26" colour TV; dressers; desks;  crib, twin, queen mattresses;  toys; lishing gear & much more!  Woodcreek Park & Hwy. 101,  Gibsons. #9  Garage sale. Sat. & Sun , Mar 5  & 6. 905 Bayview Rd . Roberts  Creek. 9-5, #9  Ocean Ironl sale. 555 Marine  Cres., 2 blks. Irom Smitty's  Marina lowards lerry, all  household goods. Mar, 5 & 6  Noon. 1-688-3773. #9  Student desks, dressers, nite  tbls.. unique occas pieces,  doillies. 14k gold -15% oil. greal  greeting cards - ft price, books,  records, lunky hats & clothes.  For Olde Times Sake, Hwy. 101  & Prall Rd,, beside Elson Glass  -M.W.Th.Fr.Sal . 10-4:30,   #11  t a S SOIL  Mushroom Manure  Topsoil Mixed  Bark Mulch  By Ihe yard or 14 yard Diesel  Dumptruck-full, Top quality products at reasonable prices. You  pickup or we deliver.  Phone  anytime 885-5669 TFN  Chainsaw ��� Homelile XLI, 20"  bar, new chain & mrsc $175  OBO 886-9410, #9  Quality pantyhose, reg & control  top. lashion colours. $15.95/  do;. 885-5252. #9  Horse manure. $15 pick up load  886-3999 or 886-3059. #9  On sale till end ol Feb Electrolux  vacuums. $549.50, includes  power nozzle. Lighten your  housework load witn one ol these  machines. Contact Stella  886-7370, #9  SEASONED  FIREWOOD  $80/cord  10% Seniors Discount  886-2489  Save $90. new duroid shingles. 7  2/3 sq. mid brown. 210 Ib.  square bult 885-2198.        #10  1973 14' Prowler trailer, gas  stove, oven, lurn,. 3 way fridge,  new prop, tanks, exc, cond.  Presently parked on RV siie at  Gower Pt, All year creek 8, ocean,  water & elect incl. with lease  $3000 OBO 464-9397.        #10  Multicycle Inglis aulo washer,  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648 TFN  Men's hiking bools. 10Y2 as  new. 'A once, $57, lurinable  w/dusl cvr new belt, $35;  men's moccasin deck loafers,  new, sz 9, $35 OBO 886-7307  #10  30" elec stove. $75; 26V."x  65V<" glass shower door, $50:  Snuggli carrier. $25. music  mobile, $15; Snuggli bag $10  886-2508 #10  Piano & stool, spring horse, tike  trike. change table, playpen,  asst toys 886 9145 #10  Honda generator, 6500 wall,  brand new, in carton. $2600  885-7400 eves #10  Green Onion  Earth Station  SATELLITE  Sales & Service  885-5644  The buyer of my bicycle will  receive a hand built Ken Ryail  Irame no. 3420. 54" ol  Reynold's tubing, wheels-rims  Weinmann Alesa alloy, hubs  Campagnolo Nuovo. large flange.  5 gear Shimana crane sprockets.  16.18.20,23,26. A classic  English road race bike, $190.  Needs tires thru lack ol use.  886-7120 #9  8 piece bdrm, suite, mattress nol  incl., gd. cond 886-3167,    #11  Plaid sofa & matching rocking &  swinging chair, very gd, cond,,  $200 OBO 886-8398 #9  2 dr. Iridge, turquoise in very  nice cond , $100; 30" range,  propane or natural gas, white,  oven dr, window, broiler, clean,  $100. Sunshine Coasl Mobile  Home Park. 1 mi wesl of Gibsons 886-9826. TFN  Counter unil to camperize van.  sink, stovetop, healer, propane  tank, holding tanks & ice box.  $400 OBO 8B6-8682. #9  Stress Control by Dick Slephen,  uses sell-hypnosis & subliminal  techniques New Age Music  Sampler hy various artists,  cassette tapes. $2 00 ea Send  cheque or MO plus lax & $1.50  postage lo Xanadu Enterprises,  Box 1426, Gibsons, B.C VON  1V0 #10  10 sp. bike. S50; 9x12 rug. $50:  16' canoe shell. $50 Phone  B86-7933 all 7pm. #9  30" GE Cordiale slove. avocado,  clean, gd. cond., $175  886-4586. #11  Hoover washer, spin dryer,  works well. $75 886-3810.   #9  For sale or trade. 5 HP Briggs &  Slrallon. trade lor 4-6 HP outboard 886-7815. #9  Olympia electric portable  typewriter & case, like new.  S175 886-8069 #9  Wood based mushroom compos!,  Roberts Creek We load. Call  885-2303 leave name and  number. #11  Dralnng table, 3 x5', $200 or  trade small table & cash, opaque  protector, cost $1000 will sell lor  $650 886-2558. #11  Bathtub sink & toilet, pink set  ���excellent condition. $230  886-2558 #11  Molel clearance - blhrm sinks,  toilets, shower stalls, kitchen  cabinets, sinks, elec fixtures. 1  Indeabed, 3 sgl, beds  886-2401 #11  Portable DW, $100; sewing  machine, $25, ice cream maker.  $20. 885-5717, lv. mess.      #9  Akai APL45 slereo syslem. complete wilh numerous records,  near new 886-2927 #11  ReconJitioned electrolux vacuum,  complete $249,12 yr guarantee,  on sale seat chests 8, Iri vacs lor  $99 Phone Stella Mulch  886-7370 #11  12 HP gas motor, elec start,  runs exc, BO; 1976 Maverick, 6  cyl, sld., 2 dr., runs great. S550  885-4708. #9  Fibermold F/G insutaled canopy  for 8' truck box, 34" high, boal  rack. $450. Ph. 886-3940.   #11  Penlax ME, 80-200 mm, 28 mm.  50 mm lenses, case. $260. Call  June 886-7955. #9  73 loyota station wagon, rebuilt  eng . gd run gear, $800, 716  Franklin Rd 886-7150        #10  71 Foid 'ft T truck, gd. run  cond $895 Call 883-2353 eves  #10  1980 Malibu Classic wagon, an  cond. new tires, 6 cyl. good  condition. $3650 883-9435 #10  76 Ford Courier good running  cond . cusl whls with radials.  $1200 885-7695 #10  Coast  Auto  Rental  Sales ft   885-2030  Rentals DL7711  '75 Rabbit auto, runs gd,, body  rust, $650 886-9672. #9  77 Toyota PU runs. $400.  885-3839 all 4:30 pm #9  '83 Escort sin, wgn.. low  mileage, one owner, exc cond.,  new tires. $3500. 886-9411 alter  5 pm. #9  71 Chev station wagon, runs  well. $300: 76 Ford Courier.  $500 886-7767. #9  Green Onion  Earth Station  COMPUTERS  IBM Compatibles .������_ -  Irom S895 I  885-5644  HAY FOR SALE  New Hay $3 50    Old Hay $2 50  885-9357  TFN  Color VCR camera with portable  VCR, $825 OBO Tarry 886-3595,  886-2268 TFN  '80 Can-Am motorcycle. 175cc.  exc shape, olfers. or trade for  canopy lor Ford Ranger, Mercury  Marquis hubcaps (wire spokes),  tires & rims lor Mazda GLC.  885-1946 all. 4 pm. #10  Firewood, bucked & split. $25  load, you pick up 886-3540 alt  5:30 pm TFN  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  886-2020  TFN  26' Troian Cruiser wd. hull, keel  8, electrical needs repair. FWC  318 Chrysler recently rebuilt.  VHF FU, head, bail tank, etc..  $2100 OBO Call 885-4584 or  886-3255 afler 6 30 pm       #10  12' aluminum heavy duty  Princecralt, wood seals. $475.  885-5612 eves. #9  23' FG C" lie boal. cruise 20  knots, all hydr,, ready lo lish,  rigged for crab-prawn, longline,  ask$18,5000B0 883-9078.#11  IfHHWmWHHWWWH  77 Chevy Blazer 4x4, 62.000  ml., new trans., tires. PS. PB,  aulo, removable roof, nice lamily  unit, $3800 080 886-8836    #9  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore & International  Pamls  Marine  Finishes  Commercial  Pricing  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A Bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  ADVERTISING  Copyright and  Advertising  Regulations  The Sunshine Coast  News roserves the righl to  classify advertisements  under appropriate headings  and determine page loca  lion The Sunshine Coasl  News also reserves the right  lo revise or reject any adver  Using which in the opinion  of Ihe Publisher is in questionable taste In the evenl  lhat any advertisement is rejected the sum paid (or the  advertisement will be  refunded.  For PHONE-IN Classifieds 885-3930  Minimum '5" per 3 line Insertion.  Each additional line "I"  Use our economical Hit  week free ran Prepay your aO tor 2 weeks S gel Ihe  IhirO week FREE  IHE fOUOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birih Announcements, Losl and Found  PAYMENT must be received  by NOUN SATURDAY  lor Monday publication   mtJmm  MAS1ERCAR0 and VISA ACCEP1E0        "�������  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION  Please mail to:  COAST NEWS Classified, Box 460. Gibsons, BC VON 1V0  or bring in person to one of our  Friendly People Places  Minimum '5 par 3 Una Insertion  1111111II111111111111II11  11111111 111111111  il 1 1 1 1 1 1 1111 Ill  'MINIMI 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  "1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1    "M    1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 !  ���1 . 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 II 1 II 1 1 1 1 1  __Jj_Q\     CLASSIFICATION: e.g. For Sale, For Rent, etc. 16.  Coast News, February 29,1988  CAPTAIN BILL MURRAY  Master Mariner  in Sail and Steam  Formerly of Higgs Marine  Marine Surveyors  and Consultants   885-3643  Motorcycles  1982 Suzuki PE400 din bike.  S600lirm. 885-2149 #9  Wanted to Rent  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9,9-25-70 HP 1982-1986, exc  cond., exc. price Lowes Resorl,  883-2456 TFN  80'  dock  w/40'   iron  stairs.  comes with 2V> yr water lease in  Gibsons Harbour $12,000 OBO  Tarry 886-3595 Or 886-2268  TFN  14' Cobra 40 HP elec slarl hydr  steering frailer. S2I50 0R0,  Tarry 886-3595 or 886-2268  TFN  8' FG clinker style dinghy $400  885 5702 #9  Mobile Homes  MOBILE HOME SALES  We will match or better any price  in 8 C Chapman Creek Homes.  DL 7283, 885-5965 #9  NEW HOMES  Irom $19,900  FOB including rugs, drapes, appliances As low as $2000 down  OAC Call collect 580-4321.  TFN  76 Berkshire 12x68. 2 Ig.  bdrms., 12x12 addition as 3rd  bdrm,, fr & st, drapes, bay window, covered deck ott addition  10x10 melal shed, Gibs.,  $16,500 885-2902 #9  12x65. 3 bdrm. trailer with  satellite dish located at Avalon  Log Sort oil PI Mellon Hwy., Ig,  lenced yard & covered sundeck  lo right person includes  caretakers position. $15,000  OBO 884-5344 alt 3pm       #10  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coasl Mobile Home  Park 886-9826 TFN  COAST NEWS  885-3930  N/S person lo share lurnished 3  bdrm rancher, upper Gibsons,  W/D, $250/mo plus share ulil..  avail March I 886-7975      #9  Accom. reguired lor Beachcomber crew Preler lurnished,  April to end ot Sept Conlact  Helen Wong. CBC-TV, call colled  662-6246  TFN  Mar I, pro! & wile wilh oldei  children reguires 3-4 bdrm  home, fully turn , FP, prel close  lo ferry terminal lor daily com-  muling lo Van Will sign lease,  please call colled days.  669-1524 or 929-8751 w/ends &  eves #9  Professional male, 32. seeks  house to rent in aiea ol Langdale.  Hopkins or nearby on or before  July I Leave message during  day with Arlene 885-3281 or afler  7 pm. 886-8962 #10  Roberls Creek Hall avail ,  dances, parlies, weddings,  eguipmenl rental. Jacob,  886-8541, 6-8 pm. TFN  Modern 1 bdrm . upper Gibsons,  avail. Mar. 1. $350 Call  522-9630or 886-3168 #10  Neat turn, small cabin. Upper  Gibsons. $200. rem reduced lor  yard rnaint. 886-8370 #9  Help Wanted  Quiet N/S male wants to rent  small home or suite in Pender  Harbour area ASAP Call Mike ,it  883-2708 #10  Needed immediately, suitable accommodations lor family with i  child 929-6928. #10  Single prolessional seeks perm  rental 883-2858, eves  885-2224-26 #11  Resp working cple req small. 2  bdrm home. Sechelt lo Pender  Harbour Momka, 885-2999 #11  N S man & child need ? 3 bdrm  home, upper Gibsons or gen.  area prel 886-3909 #11  App. 300 sg It shop area with  watef S power for small new  business, can renovate, reas.  -4584 eves #11  t 8,2 bdrm apartments, cenltal  Gibsons, available immediately  886-3002 #9  Rbts. Ck . 3 bdrm trailer incl.  F/S. W/D. $450/mo 886-7933  all 7pm #9  Sunshine Association toi the  Handicapped will be hiring lull  time/part time tile skill workers  tor a Residental Service Apply by  March?, 1988loPO Box 1128.  Gibsons. BC. VON WO #9  Pan time office help required lor  busui: ss in Gibsons area typing  and calculator experience  necessary. Reply Box 278. c/o  Coasl News, Box 460. Gibsons,  B C VON IVO #9  Help Wanted  ADMINISTRATOR  DIRECTOR OF CARE  37 bed long lerm care facility on  the Sunshine Coast reguires an  Administrator/Director of Care  starling June 1/88 Applications  with resume are invited from individuals with several years experience in long term care and  proven management skills  R N A B.C. registration required  Apply not later lhan March 31/88  lo: The Chairman. Kiwanis Village  Care Home Sociely, R.R. 1..S7.  Gibsons, B.C VON IVO #9  Help yourselO Update your  resume, call Arbutus Ollice Services. 885-5212. TFN  Exp tree planters needed lor  local contract March 7 Call Chris  885 5363 or Bill 266-9167.     #9  INVITATION  TO TENDER  Bids are now Being accepted  to plan and coordinate Ihe annual fundiaisuu) campaign lot  Sunshine   Coast   Community  Seivices Society  Outline of duties and further  details at Community Services  Office in 'The Dock'. Sechell  Submit proposals, in brief, lo;  S C    Communily   Services  Sociely, c/o Furufraising  Committee,   Box   1069,  Sechelt, B C VON 3A0  Dosing Date   March 8. 1988  at ���) 00 pm  Ptovmce ol  finlish Columbia  MinisUy ot  Sotui Seivices  & Housing  AUXILIARY - ON CALL  OFFICE ASSISTANT 2  $9 68-511 03 per hour, paid  bl-weakly  inception, phones, typing, filing, computet data entry,  mail, court documents, cheques, other administrative  duties  Qualifications - Grade 12. typing les! 50 vv.p.rn.. minimum  1 year related experience,  Musi have Ihe ability lo work  effectively wilh professionals  in a stressful environment, in a  child protection, social service  atmosphere,  Preference will be given to  Canadian cili/ens Submit applications to:  Mr  H D Bisl  District Manager  Box 890  Sechell. B.C VON 3A0  No later than March 9. 1988.  Help Wanted  Reliable Ihorough house cleaner  Madge 886-7955. #11  Preschool teacher wilh E.C.E  cert read lor Sechell preschool,  88/89 school year. Send resume  to Box 1568. Sechelt #11  Creative carpenter, lealure cedar  wall etc. offer $7.00 hr cash.  886-4584 eves, #9  Work Wanted  Carpenter lor home renovations,  remodelling & odd jobs Brad  Benson 886-2558 #11  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  lopping ��� Limbing ��� Danger Iree  Removal,   Insured,   Guaranteed  Work Free estimates, 885-2109  TFN  Cleaning,  gardening,  tanilorial,  res/comm..   grass,   windows,  gutters, split wood. 886-3680  TFN  Exp  Iranirng crew available, air  equip 886-7830. IFN  Drywall    crew    available,  reasonable rales. 886-7223,  IFN  Work Wanted  Pacilic Coasl Builders, custom  homes, renovations, forming and  Iraming. free estimates.  886-8467 #11  Electrical contractor wants work.  Call Tom 886-3344 or 886-3364  TFN  Reliable 16 year old boy seeks  odd jobs, splitting lirewood, yard  work, elc References 886-7226  eves #g  Yard clean up. hauling & moving,  light S heavy, very reasonable.  Rob 885-5516 #9  Need some typing done?  Will type in my home, Gibsons,  reasonable rates For inlo. cji  Sandy 886-3617 (M  Child Care  Will give loving care in my home,  caring mom. first aid cert., rets  886-3466 #10  30-      Business  Opportunities  FISH FARMS  Investigative permits available.  Porl McNeil area 536-0393 alter  6 pm, #11  SHIPLOADING RELIEF  Howe Sound Pulp Division has immediate openings lor reliel  shiploading personnel lor its 660 lonne per day bleach kralt pulp  operation in Port Mellon  Relief shiploaders will be utilized in the loading ol deep sea  vessels on a call basis The amount of woik available will be en-  tnely dependent on the amount ol product being shipped  The  woik can only be regarded as being pail time and these reliel  shiploading positions will not be piogressionary lo full time  employment in the general mill work force.  Training In shiploading and safety practices will be provided and  Ihe basic wage rate is $14 485 per hour  Persons wishing this part time employmenl are asked lo apply by  sending a letter ol application to Ihe addiess shown below  Industrial Relations Supervisor  Canadian Forest Products Lid.      _- -.  Howe Sound Pulp Division W CAN"��R  Port Mellon, B.C ^^ T _^  VON 2S0  PROFESSIONAL  STEAM  CLEANING  Powerful Truck  Mounted Unit  CHERISHED  CARPET  CARE  886-3823  Skilled craftsman-designer  available for 12 weeks 886-8961  evenings. #9  MICROWAVES  II you're concerned for the safely  & health ol you and your family,  now is the time to get your  microwave fully checked over and  leak tested Cal! Kohuch Repairs  885-9847 #10  Greenthumb Garden Service  Soil Preparation  Weeding & Planting 886-2512  #11  Econo Hoe, custom backhoe service, Langdale to Davis Bay.  886-8290. #11  Provinit! ot  British Columbia  Ministry ol  Foresls and Lands  SALE OF HARVESTED  TIMBER D01068  Pursuant to Seclion 16(1) ol  Ihe Foresl Act. sealed tendeis  wiil be received by Ihe District  Manager al Box 4000.  Sechell. B C VON 3A0 01  1975 Field Road, Sechell, up  lo 3:30 pm on Match 14.  1988. lor a Timbei Sale Licence lo authonze Ihe removal  ot an estimated volume ol  1081 m' ol decked lir, hemlock and cedar sawlogs.  located in Ihe vicinity ol Seciet  Cove, lor removal by April 1.  1988,  Section 161311a) ol Ihe Foiesl  Act lestrrcls bidding lo Small  Business Enterprise Program  registrants as defined in the  Regulations  Particulars ol the proposed  Timber Sale Licence may be  obtained Irom the Dislricl  Manager al the above-slaled  address  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear in Ihe more lhan 70 Newspapers ol Ihe B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association and reach more lhan 900,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  $129. for 25 words ($3. per each additional word)  Call the COAST NEWS at 885-3930 to place one.  AUTOMOTIVE   Buy/Lease any gas, diesel  car or truck, new or used.  Direct from volume factory  dealer. Call for pre-approved  credit. Call collect 464-0271.  D5231,   $1 Down leases a new car or  truck Seven Year warranty.  Payments Irom $139/mo.  O.A.C. Call lease manager  at (604)465-8931. DL5584.  All makes truck/auto lease.  The vehicle you want for the  price you want delivered to  your door. For information  Bob Langslaff. Collect 327-  0431. DK5662. Tolem Mer-  cury Sales Lid.   We absolutely guarantee  a better price on any make  of new car, truck, motor-  home, holiday trailer or our  service is tree! Call Consumer  Negotiating  Services  664-4946.   BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  EQUIPMENT &  MACHINERY  Grow Shiitake. Oyster  Mushrooms, others. Fasl  growing industry. Workshops March 19 and April  16M7, on Farm, Hands-on  Also catalogue ol spawn/  supplies $2 00. Western Bio-  logicals, Box 46466 Sin. G,  Vancouver, B.C. V6R 4G7.  Starl Your Own Business  Potential Net Income  $50,000. plus. Manufacturer  of home decor product is  looking for exclusive dealer  in your area. May be operated from your home. No  inventory. Minimum investment $950. phone Mr.  Shawn 1-800-361-0406 or  (514)387-7394.   New condom vending machines. $159. each $1.00 per  vend. Small investment excellent return take advantage now. Phone 1-248-9804.  Write Box 466, Parksville,  B.C. VOR 2S0.   Cash In - Cash Out. Coke,  Pepsi, Libby's Heinz -  world famous drinks you will  refill in your new, unique  cold pop/juice vendors with  separate price settings. Minimum investment of $11,980  secured as we supply  freight, equipment installed  in locations, product (ills,  supplies etc., own your cash  business, your choice, part  or full time. Call/write (24  hours) for brochure. Solar  Business Centrea, 100 East  Drive, Suite 200, Bramalea,  Ont. L6T1B3. Mr. Halbot 1-  (416)761-5705.      Slender shapes toning tables. Six machine system -  full marketing package - fast  return - $12,500. lo $30,000.  Can Tan. 3058 Beta Ave.,  Burnaby, B.C. V5C 4K4.  Call collect (604)291-2733.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  Need to talk lo a priest? A  paslor? A Friend? Need  healing lor your heartache?  Hope lor discouragement?  Phone your telephone paslor, Mon-Fri. 10 a.m, - 10  p.m. 987-1338.   Anti-Smokers! Wow! Whal a  conversation piece! Stops  smokers lighting up in your  home! Satisfaction Guaranleed! Details $1.00 and  S.A.S.E,, Box 80853/Y1,  Burnaby, B.C. V5H3Y1,  EDUCATIONAL  Technocracy is the extension  ol science lo build a civilization worthy ol Ihe intelligence of man Please write  Technocracy inc., 1002 Tilli-  cum,    Victoria,    B.C.    V9A  Diploma correspondence.  Free calendar High School  upgrading, accounting, management, administration,  secretarial, computers. Established 1964. National College, 444 Robson. Vancouver, 68B-4913 loll Iree 1-800-  387-1281. 24 hours,  EQUIPMENT AND  MACHINERY   Laundromat Equipment for  Sale: Nine Maytag Commercial Washers, Three Norge  Commercial Washers, One  triple loader, Milnor Aulomatic Washer, Two Fedders  - double loaders, One Bock  extractor, 10 King coin propane dryers. All in good  working condition. All for  $12,400. Won't Lasl al (his  price! Write lo: Uncle Walter's Emporium, Box 924,  Ladysmith, B.C. VOR 2E0.  Phone 245-7331.   Miller "Big 40" portable  gas welder. Shake block  racks. 18' and 14' block  conveyers. Recreational travel trailer 14' good, clean,  propane fridge, slove. Jack  462-7521.   One complete towing outfit.  1981 GMC. 4X4 wrecker  with 1200 Holmes body complete. 1967 Ford 600 with  1973 Holmes 500 body complete. WR 154 Base Station  and Mobile Unit. E. Chore,  2620 Ross Rd., Kelowna,  B.C. (604)769-4675.  Shoe repair machinery - Fro-  bana finisher, curved needle  stilcher, long arm patcher,  fiveinone culter skiver, Jack  stand and lasts All in excellent working condition. (604)  765-0833 Rqb^   FOR SALE MISC.  Finally Available - truly  beautiful blankets lor truly  beautiful babies! Delightfully romantic comforter's created with yards of exquisite  laces, wonderlul ribbons and  the finest imported cottons,  all wrapped up in soft baby  pastels. Free details: Wee  Woobies. 22325 Lougheed  Hwy,, Maple Ridge., B.C.  V2X 2T3.           Repel Pesky Mosquilos soni-  cally and ecologically safe  Ideal for gill, lishing, hunting, camping, golfing, patio,  in home Operates one year  on 9V ballery included.  $19.95 + lax (B.C. res.) +  $2.00 p & h. Cheque, mon-  eyorder. Visa Mosquito  Hawk, 105 - 688B No. 3  Road, Richmond. B.C V6Y  2C4 (604)270-4518. Dealer  inquiries inviled  Gianl Seven Foot Screen  T.V. Pro|eclor Kit. Over  150,000 sold. Send $19.95 or  $2, for more information to  Inland Enterprises, Box 486,  Taber. Alta, TOK 2G0, Distributorships availabje.   Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada's largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  Calalogues available, Nor-  burn Lighting Centre, 4600  East Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5, Phone  1-299-0666.  52" TV Screen for the Olympics. Connect your 14" portable TV lo our TV Projector  and watch the entire Olympics on the 52" metallic  Superscreen (included).  Reg. price $495. - Now -  once in a lifetime Wholesale  Clearance at $189. Free delivery in Western Canada.  (Visa accepted). O.K. World  Import, Ste. #1112 - 1124  Lonsdale Ave., N. Vancouver, B C. V7M 2H1.  GARDENING   Greenhouse & Hydroponic  equipment, supplies. Everything you need. Best quality,  super low prices. Greenhouse $175., Halldes $115.  Over 3,000 products In  stock! Send $2 for Info pack  & Free magazine to Western  Water Farms, 1244 Seymour  St.. Vancouver, B.C. V6B  3N9. 1-604-662-6636,  I  HELP WANTED   The Whistler Question requires a strong general reporter who will also assume  some editorial duties. Resume and Salary expectation  to Bob Doull, Box 126,  Whistler, B.C. VON 1B0.  CP Hotels Chateau Lake  Louise mountain resort hotel  requires general stall lor  year round employment.  Subsidized meals/shared accommodation (singles only).  Applicants must be al least  18 years ot age. Resume/  reference letters: Personnel  Manager. Chateau Lake  Louise, Alberta. TOL 1E0,  Marketing/Consultant/Inspector. Roofing and Engineering Consulting firm requires two full time staff:  Sales/Marketing - Develop  and implement marketing  strategy, Inspector/Consultant - Ovnrsee roofing projects. Qualifications: Knowledge of all roofing systems  and respective applications.  Iwo years experience In  Sales, Marketing. Estimating and Properly Management (Marketing), Either  ticketed rooler, estimator,  spec writer roof inspector  and eligible to register with  RCABC (inspector), willing  lo relocate (inspeclor). Send  resume, salary requirements  to: Inter-Coast Consultants  Ltd., 207 - 15225 Thrill  Avenue, White Rock, BC  V4B 2K9   Attn: Lee Farns-  worth.   Wanted April lo November -  Experienced Carpenters &  Framers. $3,500 - $5,000.  per monlh. Apply Box 62,  Madeira Park, B.C. VON  2H0.  (604)385-5448 10:00  a.m. - 2 p.m.   If you are a Certified Mechanic with five years or  more Ford experience and it  you would like to work and  live in Ihe beautiful Fraser  Valley, please send your resume fo; Box 858, Chilliwack  Progress, 45860 Spadina  Ave., Chilliwack, B.C. V2P  6H9.   $Make Big Money$ People  needed, full/part-lime,  packaging free samples. No  experience needed. For inlormalion send self-addressed stamped envelope: "Samplers", ��1 - 10318 East  Whalley Ring Road, Surrey,  B.C. V3T 4H4.   PERSONALS   Women Worldwide! Seeking  Canadian men for friendship/marriage. Free color  brochure. Cherry Blossoms,  Box 190BC Kapaau, Hawaii  96755 USA. or call toll free  1-800-322-3238 anytime.  PERSONALS  Happy endings begin al Persona1 Acquaintance Service.  Over 20 years ol successful  introductions. Write: 743  Pears Rd., Victoria, B.C.  V8W  3W9.  Phone toll-free  1-800-661-1869,   PETS AND LIVESTOCK  Rabbit Journal Research -  Husbandry - Markets - Show  Results - News and Views.  The Canadian Magazine for  all Rabbit Owners. Annual  subscription $10. Send to:  Canadian Rabbit Council.  R.RJ1,    Osgood,    Ontario.  KOA 2W0.   REAL ESTATE  Waterfront Home, Pentic-  lon, B.C. $135,000. 80'  Lakeshore, V. acre lawn and  fruil trees. Older bungalow,  Iwo bedrooms up, self-contained ground level apart-  ment. (604)493-1854.  Think about Grand Forks.  Prime agriculture land  southern B.C. Excellent cli-  male, orchards, nursery,  Iruck farming, hay, 54 view  acres, waler, utilities, S.E.  exposure. Nearby indoor  pool, skating, curling,  schools. Phone (604)442-  8365. (604)442-5375, Box  1239.   Grand   Forks,    B.C.  VOH 1H0.   SERVICES   "ICBC Offered me $3,500.  Carey Linde gol me  $194,000", G.N. - Abbols-  ford. Vancouver lawyer Carey Linde (since 1972) has  Free Inlormalion. Phone 1-  684-7798. Second Opinions  Gladly Given.   ICBC Injury Claims? Call  Dale Carr-Harris - 20 years a  trial lawyer with five years  medical school before law. 0-  669-4922 (Vancouver), Experienced in head injury and  other major claims. Percentage^ lees available.   TRAVEL   Skiers: Lake Louise, Canada's Favorite, has 6 nights/  5 day ski holidays from $182.  per person, quad occupancy.  Other varieties ol packages  available. Call 1-800-661-  1158.   Free for the asking? Super  Winter Special. Second person stays free al Blue Boy  Hotel Vancouver $39.95 +  tax. t-800-663-6715 or 321-  6611. Airport Transportation  not Included.   WANTED   Wanted to Buy used Herring  Skiffs 9 ft. wide or less. 25' -  28' long beater bar power-  roller. O.K. after Herring  Season. Call 530-0766.  V ���iff'I  JVii   ���   . .   ��� .v    ;' ii  \\F_iWir  . rv  I        I      I ���!  I     If!  Guess Where  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to Ihe first  correct entry drawn which locates the above, Send  your entries to reach the Coast News, Box 460,  Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last week's  winner was Rebecca Busnarda, RR I, S2 C44,  Gibsons, who correctly identified the sign at the  Old Credit Union building in Gibsons,  Police news  GIBSONS RCMP  The police request any information aboul a  motor vehicle accident in the early morning of Sunday, February 21. An older model Corvette, dark  blue was involved.  Warning to householders: Beware of persons  calling door to door until you are sure of their  credibility. These persons may be intent on  breaking-in later. Call the RCMP if you suspect  such persons.  Nine occurrences in Gibsons and one in Sechelt  of break-ins during the past three months have  been solved, and charges laid against five young offenders.  The stolen property consisted chiefly of coin collections, money, liquor, jewellry, stereos and  Walkmans.  One of these break-ins had nol been reported to  the police although a coin collection, a valuable  watch and necklace were laken.  In the past month beer has been seized from  youths at Georgia Beach, a noisy party broken up  on Hillcrest and the party-goers sent on their way,  two 24-hour suspensions, and a charge of driving  impaired.  Two males were arrested for being drunk in a  public place outside two licensed premises.  SECHELT RCMP  During a seven week period before and during  Christmas, several theft and residential break and  enters were reported lo the Sechelt Detachment.  As a result of the subsequent investigation, six  adults and three juveniles have been charged with  over a dozen offences.  A large amount of stolen property has been  recovered and the investigation is continuing.  On February 18, 1988, two Vancouver males  were arrested at the Langdale Ferry terminal by  members of Sechelt and Gibsons Detachments.  The arrest stemmed from a robbery committed in  Sechell lhal evening. The two males appeared in  Sechelt Court and were remanded in custody to appear again in Sechelt on Monday, February 22.  Health Clinics  Child Health Clinics will be held in Gibsons on  March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. In Sechelt they will be  held on March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Pender Harbour  Clinics will be on March 10 and 24. The present  location of the Sechelt Clinic is Bethel Baptist  Church, corner of Trail and Mermaid Slreet,  across from the firehall.  Tuberculin Skin Testing & Travellers' Clinic will  be held from 3 to 4:30 pm on March 7, 14, 21 and  28 in the Gibsons Health Unit. In Sechell, Skin  Testing only on March 23. The Pender Harbour  Tuberculin and Travellers' Clinic is on March 10  and 24.  Please make appointments for all clinics for Gibsons and Sechell by phoning 886-8131. For Pender  Harbour, phone 883-2764.  S.T.D. (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Clinics  are held every Wednesday at the Coast-Garibaldi  Heallh Unit, 494 S. Fletcher Rd., Gibsons from 4  to 4:30 pm. Information, counselling and testing  (including AIDS) will be given. No appointment  necessary.  Prenatal Classes - Early class is on March 1 from  7 to 9 pm. The Late Classes will be on March 14,21  and 28 and another on March 15,22 and 29 from 7  to 9 pm. Pender Harbour Prenatal Classes can be  arranged upon request (883-2764). Next Early  Class is March 2. The Late Class is March 23, both  from 7 to 9 pm.  Single and Pregnant? Phone the Health Unit at  886-8131.  Hospital Tour - Will be on March 30. Please  phone St. Mary's Hospital switchboard to arrange  for tour. (885-2224).  The Parent & Baby Drop-in gives parents an opportunity to meet other parents and discuss common concerns. The group gathers every Tuesday  from 1:15 to 3:30 pm in the Gibsons Health Unit,  494 S. Fletcher and at 1:15 to 3:15 pm at Bethel  Baptist Church in Sechelt on Wednesdays, corner  of Mermaid and Trail.  Breast Self-Exam Class will be on April 11 from  7:30 to 9 pm in the Coast Garibaldi Health Unit,  494 S. Fletcher Rd., Gibsons. Learn to do breM  self-exam. There is no fee for any of these service Meetings to be held in camera  EDC crawls into closet  Coast News, February 29,1988  Conlinued from page 1  It was pointed out to Mr.  Gurney that neither Sechelt nor  Gibsons has any written policy  of excluding the public from  any of their committee  meetings, nor is that the policy  of any other committee of the  SCRD.  Gurney's response was that  the EDC is not answerable to  the public or the media. Being a  commission of the SCRD, he  said, it is answerable only to the  board.  Other commission members  who were contacted by the  Coast News confirmed  Gurney's explanation lhal ihe  policy had been sel in an attempt to 'de-politicize' the commission.  Art Giroux, who made Ihe  motion, also added that the  commission had "had enough  of the lousy reporling, much of  which has been flagrantly biased."  Questioning both Ihe morality and the legality of such a  policy, the Coast News contacted the Ministry of  Municipal Affairs last Friday,  where the reporter consulted  Neil Goldie. Goldie confirmed  lhal the SCRD was under the  jurisdiction of Ihe Municipal  Act and its letters patent.  The Municipal Act states that  a council or committee can hold  "special meetings" from which  the public is barred when it is  deemed to be in the public interest. The standard interpretation of lhal section, which is  adopted by most councils including both Sechelt and Gibsons, is that the public interest is  served when personnel matters  or land acquisition or sales are  being discussed.  However, the EDC has no  mandale io buy or sell real  estate, and the only personnel  consistently connected with the  commission is the Economic  Developmeni Officer. A subcommittee was struck at the last  EDC meeling to handle the  screening of applicants for that  position.  Mr. Goldie suggested that the  Coasl News register a formal  protest with the Regional  District. If our concerns were  not addressed by that body, he  said, we then had the option of  laying a complaint with the Inspector of Municipalities. Based  on his advice, the Coast News is  drafting a letter to the SCRD  which should be dealt with at  the next board meeting on  March 10.  The revised 1988 budget for  the EDC was also adopted at  the February 19 meeting. The  total budget will be $125,000,  but unlike previous years there  will be no help from the  municipalities or provincial  government in funding it. The  cost will have to be met by taxpayers in the regional district.  According to the 1986 census,  these areas hold a total population of 9269 people.  Other issues which were dealt  with at the closed meeling included the Commission's endorsement of chairman Maurice  Egan's plans to meet wilh the  Aquaculture Association and  explore the enhancement of Ihe  industry in electoral Area A.  At Sunday's meeting  Sechelt finally gets facts  Continued from page I  residences. We're not going to  mind tugs and barges," said  Meredith. "We don't mind tugs  and log booms."  Finally the Hospital Board  chairman said that he thought it  was 'shocking' to criticize the  legal advertisement which  recently appeared."They did  what they were supposed to.  Reclamation will be on an  ongoing basis, replacing topsoil  and planting vegetation. As for  the run-off getting into Chapman Creek, it would have to be  pumped uphill to do that."  Sechelt businessman Vic  Walters expressed his deeply-  felt reservations about the project and the one that struck the  deepest chord in the meeting  was the question of water supp-  Regional   Board   Chairman  Peggy Connor was in attendance and did her best to  answer these questions.  Resident Norm Hoffar suggested that people should forget  about letter-writing campaigns.  "Forget the letters," said  Hoffar, "this thing is going  through. People should go to  the Regional Board to have  their legitimate concerns about  water supply answered."  Hoffar also said that as a  resident of 35 years who had  just returned after a six year  absence, he was amazed to find  the degree of hostility and confrontation which still existed  between local jurisdictions.  "How can such a small area  have so much conflict?" he added,  Long time resident Alec Gibsons also wanted to know how  the Hospital Board chairman  Inlet study  gets funding  Gordon Wilson, chairman of the Foreshore Advisory Task  Force was surprised to learn at last Thursday's meeting of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District that his committee had  received a $40,000 grant from the provincial government to  continue their study of the Sechelt Inlet, which will result in  the division of the waters into recommended designated use  areas.  Wilson had, earlier in the week, submitted the amended  terms of reference for the study to Sechelt Council for their  endorsement.  Whatever response Alderman Bob Wilson brought to the  meeting from the district municipality was not presented once  the announcement was made.  NATIONAL REAL  ESTATE SERVICE  NORTH AMERICA'S^afiflP'REAL ESTATE MARKETING SYSTEM.  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"If  the people feel I'm an impediment, I would be happy to step  down right now."  "1 was talking only about attitude," said Meredith.  Regional Board Chairman  Peggy Connor told the Coast  News after the meeting that she  would be happy to publicize the  necessary information about the  water supply in next week's  paper.  We Will MATCH Or BETTER  ANY PRICE in B.C.  NEW HOMES  16,950  Ask About  Our  RESIDENTIAL  PACKAGE  ��� Best new mobile home prices in B.C.!  ��� Set-up and servicing of all makes  ��� Two excellent parks with pad spaces  ��� Representative for Manco and Moduline  ��� Eight years serving the Sunshine Coast  THAT'S SHOP-AT-HOME SERVICE !  MOBILE HOME SALES  Come in t talk to us now  CHAPMAN CREEK  HOMES ffU  885-5965  4496 Hwy. 101,  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Drop oil your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Panlnaula Marital  Davis Bay  "A Friendly People Place"  Prime  RETAIL SPACE  available in  Sunnycrest Mall  500 sq. ft. to 1200 sq. ft.  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Ihe Idler appeared  io he ihe result of a letter written lo Ihe Minisler by Mayor  Slrom complaining aboul Ihe  behaviour of regional hoard  directors regarding Ihe sludy being done lo assess ihe advantage  and disadvantages of restructuring the boundaries of ihe limn  of Gibsons,  In the letter, Johnston writes,  "ll Is unfortunate thai ihe Electoral Area Directors have taken  a firm stand against restructure  al Ihis lime. The purpose of a  restructure study Is lo build a  firm foundation of facts and  analysis from which io make informed decisions as io whether  restructure  is  necessary  and  whal form il should lake. In ihis  case ihe opposition of ihe Electoral Area Directors Is  premature."  Ilia Director .Mm Gurney insisted, "We clearly stated whal  our position would be, and lhal  is lo represent our constituents.  And I can only do lhal by  gathering information."  Strom replied lhal she hoped  bolh Gurney and Area F Director John Shaske would wail until ihere was something to  debate, and ihen deal wilh  issues instead of personalities,  "It's being perceived by many  members of ihe public as a  takeover, and that's not whal ii  is. We're nol expanding our  boundaries, we are looking at a  sludy lo know whal ihe pros  and cons are. I think a lol of  people wanl lo know."  Area D Director Breil  McGillivray repealed his asser-  lion lhal "once Ihe decision has  been made, ihe vole is antidemocratic."  Gurney also look exception  lo whal he called, "Ihe implication of misappropriation of  public  funds"  in   the  third  paragraph of Ihe letter, which  read, "I lake your comments on  the Electoral Area Directors use  of feasibility funds under advisement, 1 do not wish io comment on your specific concerns  Other lhan lo say lhal as a  general principle, general  governmenl   expenditures  are  raised from taxpayers al large  and should nol be expended on  activities which would exclusive-  Ij benefil a pan of Ihe regional  district."  "I wanl lo make il very  clear," said Gurney, "lhal no  money has been spenl so fai.  Any expenses incurred lo acquire information have been  met hy ihe community. If we  need money io acquire more Information, I will coiiie lo the  board and requesl it."  Bul Mayor Slrom pointed  oui thai Gibsons contributes to  Ihe Sunshine Coast Regional  Dislricl and would oppose any  attempl io use ihe money io  liglu restructuring,  Potential discussed  Gibsons and Sechell Councils, and Regional Board directors each met separately with representatives from the  Minisler of Stale's office lasl week, lo presenl Iheir ideas  aboul ihe economic potential of Ihe Sunshine Coasl.  Regional Board Chairman Peggy Connor expressed  satisfaction with her meeling with Norm Jacobson and  Maurice Cowden, saying ihey talked aboul everything lhal  ihe Regional Dislricl and Economic Developmeni Commission are doing, from Ihe Hillside venture lo Ihe water system.  Ballpark use  A meeling will be held in the Cibsons Council Chamber  Wednesday, March 2 al 7:30 pm for representatives from ali  groups wishing to use Broihers Park Ball fields.  Auxiliary meets  Hello, members new and old! 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