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 mmtmwtm  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  61.1  Is  Par"amemDEU8^Ry  The Sunshine  Delivered to every address on the Coast  December 9, 1980  Volume 34, Number 49  For some, Ihe heavy snow fall was a time lo he creative, while for others, a well aimed snowball was too great a temptation to turn  down. Pholo by M.M. Joe.  Lowest temperatures since 72  Heavy snowfall blankets coast  The usual pattern for a snowfall at sea-level on the Sunshine  Coast is when cold arctic air which has spilled over the Coast  mountains is pushed back by the next weather system coming  onto the Coast. We wake up to 10-13 cm or more of snow and  often by mid-day it's turning to rain, though it sometimes stays  around a few days. It doesn't often happen in December���we  usually wait until January.  Occasionally, at this year, the low pressure offshore stalls.  Without the strength to hold the arctic air back behind the  mountains, surges of warm, wet air from the ocean override the  cold air spilling out from inland through the inlets and we have a  nice blanket of snow to protect the gardens from the  accompanying low temperatures. The snow stays around until a  strong enough storm generates in the Pacific to rout the Arctic air,  sometimes several weeks.  Between Tuesday and Saturday we recorded 20 cm of snow at  Gower Point and temperatures dropped Friday night to -6.3 C.  Depth of snow and lower temperatures will be recorded at higher  elevations and in places exposed to the N.E. winds.  We have to go back to December 1972 for lower temperatures, -  9.0 C recorded on December 7 with no snow covering. This was a  classic cold spell with a lot of wet snow at the end of it but which  only stayed around for 3 days.  The previous winter we had snow on the ground for two  months, from December 8 with an overnight fall of 18 cm to the  final melting of the last 2 cm on February 8. Between December 8,  Discrimination prohibited  Human Rights won  Heated meeting in a cold hall  Sewers and cluster housing  urged for Pender Harbour  by John Burnside  by Michael J. Nozinikl  The B.C. Human Rights  Commission, in conjunction  with the Provincial Ministry  of Labour has just published a  fine portfolio of pamphlets  designed to illuminate our  statutory rights and obligations and to assist in the  implementation of the Human  Rights Code.  Tracing its inspiration to  the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights,  B.C.'s Code "forbids discrimination based on a person's race, religion, colour,  ancestry, place of origin or  sex" as well as other "group  characteristics" including age  political persuasion and, in  some instances, physical size  and handicaps. Business,  industry, government and  educational institutions, restaurants, hotels etc. may not  arbitrarily refuse anyone service, although some of these  prohibitions understandably  do not apply to non-profit  organizations.  The aforementioned "characteristics" plus the interest  ing addition of "marital  status" likewise apply to  someone seeking housing,  land or commercial units.  Bachelors, cohabitors and  single parent families might  herein find an iota of consolation. However, when a  landlord shares sleeping, bath  or kitchen facilities with a  tenant, "he or she may refuse  tenancy to anyone for any  reason."  As more women enter the  work force, special considerations such as Pregnancy  and Maternity Leave as well  as some enduring 'sexist'  hiring practices have received  careful scrutiny. Women are  certainly entering trades  which were once nearly exclusively held by men, but  men are now serving 'non-  traditional' roles in the office  and job advertisements may  no longer stipulate a preferred  sex.  This dictum was reinforced Thursday when, in  response to a complaint from  Janice Hope, the B.C. Ministry of Labour's Human  Please turn to Page 24  1971 and January 16,1972, there was rarely less than 18cm on the  ground and accumulations of snow reached 33 cm by the end of  December.  During this time the average overnight temperature was -1.0 C  in December with below freezing temperatures every night except  6 nights, and in January the average was -2.0 C with 7 nights above  zero.  Soliciting funds  Nuns not Catholic  A group of nuns soliciting funds have been on the Sunshine  Coast for the past week. Several residents are concerned that  people may be giving donations, thinking that their money is  going to the Roman Catholic Church.  They are believed to be a group which broke connections with  the Roman Catholic Church in 1963 and are based in Burnaby in  the House of Infinite Love, 4881 Canada Way.  A report in the B.C. Catholic newspaper dated September 24,  1979 indicates that such groups are soliciting without Church  approval.  "They make no known public accounting as to what they do  with the money they receive. So if they come to your door,  remember that they are not Catholic and do not belong to any  other mainline Christian denomination." (B.C. Catholic)  Gibsons RCMP w.sh to inform the public that there are no laws  against door-to-door soliciting in the municipality.  Man overboard  On Friday evening, beachcombers, B.C. Ferries and  Search and Rescue craft combed the area south of Bowen  Island for a deckhand reported missing from a tow boat on  its way to Vancouver with a chip barge.  At 7 pm, 31 year old George Cayen of Courtenay was  announced missing from the 89 foot tow boat Seaspan  Corsair, as it rounded Lookout Point at the southern end of  Bowen Island.  Cayen left the wheelhouse lo go below, lt is presumed he  slipped and fell overboard. In high seas, ferries from both  the Nanaimo and Langdale runs were re-routed to take part  in the search.  At press time on Sunday evening he was still missing and  is presumed drowned.  Construction begins  Construction work has begun on Sechelt municipal hall  on a two-storey, 2100 square foot extension, scheduled to be  completed in early February.  The hall will be closed from December 22nd to the 26th  for holidays and renovations.  Mayor meets Band  Mayor Bud Koch reported on his meeting with Indian  Band leaders at the last Sechelt Municipal Council meeting.  Subjects under discussion included Indian land with  reference to Village boundaries and traffic going through on  the way to East Porpoise Bay.  Band leaders also expressed interest in connecting to the  Municipal sewer system should it be extended to Selma  Park and Davis Bay. In addition, the Band would like to see  the bulk oil facilities currently at the foot of Wharf Rd.  moved onto their property in line with their $3 million  proposed bulk petroleum terminal.  Despite inclement weather, a cold hall, and rumours of  postponement, approximately 100 Pender Harbourites were in  attendance at the Madeira Park Community Hall on Sunday to  discuss the Pender Harbour Settlement Plan. Most of those  present were opposed to significant portions of the sixth draft of  the plan and Regional Director Joe Harrison, with only one of his  Area Planning Committee in attendance was beleaguered for  much of the meeting.  The Pender Harbour Plan, like the Roberts Creek Plan already  in place, called for the maintenance of the 'rural atmosphere' of  Pender Harbour. Harrison argued that the cost of a sewer system  in an area as spread out and with terrain as difficult as Pender  Harbour was prohibitive, the more so since the federal  government has withdrawn its one third contribution to  community sewer systems.  The plan called for lot sizes of one half acre to be the norm in the  Harbour area because much of the area had been tested and  shown to be of bad or probably bad septic capacity.  The majority of those present seemed to feel that the plan's  failure to consider a sewer system would inhibit the area's growth  and that projected population figures presented in the plan were  likely to prove highly misleading.  Another primary concern was the plan's negation of the  concept of cluster housing. Several speakers argued that the price  of half acre lots in Pender Harbour, now costing $23,000 and up,  would make it impossible for young people to settle in the area.  "I recognize that there are two fundamental opinions in the  community," said Harrison. "One group would like to keep the  Harbour essentially unchanged and another group argues that  people must be able to make a living in the area."  "Whose plan is this?' demanded Lloyd Davis. "The people who  aie asking have lived here for 30 and 40 years."  Robi Peters of Kleindale drew applause when she pointed out  that the government was advising multiple housing. "People can't  afford single family dwellings. If you leave things as they are all  that's going to be left are the older people and that's a sad thing.  Without progress you stagnate. If the area is going to grow we are  going to need a sewer system."  Harrison again pointed out that in 1977 the cost of a sewer  system was VA million which would be likely doubled in 1980  dollars. "The installation costs are thousands per household," he  said.  In conversation with the Coast News after the meeting,  Harrison said that despite the overwhelming opposition that the  plan received at Sunday's meeting, he was convinced that two-  thirds of the community would oppose a sewer system. "By far the  most of the phone calls I receive are from people complaining  about high taxation. I would go to election on the issue," said  Harrison.  School Trustee Al Lloyd of Pender Harbour said that he felt  that Harrison had made every mistake he could make. "He gave  the people just three days to get a copy of the plan and then they  had to go to Sechelt to get it. lt should have been available  locally."  Lloyd also deplored the fact that Harrison's committee was  notable by their absence, but did say that some ofthe material in  the plan had been put together by the original committee of which  he had been a member.  Lloyd said many of the fears that the proposed plan would just  be rammed through were laid to rest with near unanimous vote in  favour of allowing cluster housing. "It made people realize the  proposed plan can still be changed," he said.  The next meeting on the Pender Settlement Plan will be held in  January.  Dogs affected  Virus hits coast  Parvovirus Emeritus has reached c pidemic proportions in some  parts of Canada and the United States and Dr. Bailey of Gibsons  Animal Clinic has confirmed that the virus has arrived on the  Sunshine Coast.  The first cases in Gibsons occurred last August and of  approximately 33 dogs brought to Dr. Bailey for treatment since  then, six resulted in death. Dr. Bailey pointed out that he had also  received reports from people whose animals died before they  could bring them in for treatment.  Dr. Skinner of Capilano Pet Hospital in North Vanouver  reported treating as many as six cases a day during September and  October but says he has seen very few cases a . utiy.  Dr. Bailey told the Coast News "The disease, believed to be  caused by a cat distemper virus causes acute infection in the  animal's intestines. Treatment is successful in most instances and  the preventative vaccine is thought to be effective in 70% of the  dog population. The vaccine is administered in 2 doses 2 to 3  weeks apart."  Dr. Bailey said the resistant virus lives outside the body and as a  consequence, segregation of the animal is not an effective  deterrent.  The epidemic resulted in a depletion of vaccine supplies earlier  this fall but Dr. Bailey said that stocks are up again.  ON THE INSIDE...  One Man Theatre page 4  Moore on Poetry page 5  Red Tide in Egmont page 6  Land Give-away? page 6  Deserted Bay Legend page 8  New Ferry Schedule  page 10  Classified pages 20, 21 & 22  Business Directory page 23  Skelly visits propane site  Ray Skelly, MPfor Comox-Powell River, met with members of  the Roberts Creek Concerned Citizens' group on Monday  December 1 for a brief tour of the Canadian Propane Ltd.  installation at the mouth of Roberts Creek.  Skelly heard members of the group express their concern over  the proximity of the tanks to the Roberts Creek Elementary  School, where over 200 children attend classes, and over the lack  of an evacuation plan for the area in the event of a serious leak or  explosion at the tanks.  Skelly assured the group that he shares their concerns over the  possible danger represented by the tanks and supports their  efforts to have them relocated. Skelly has written to Jack Bibbe,  Manager of Canadian Propane Gas and Oil Ltd., requesting to  know what plans the company has to relocate the facility.  Mr. Bibbe told the Coast News last week that he does not wish  to comment on the situation at present, but is attempting to meet  with Mr. Skelly to "discuss his concerns".  Skelly told the Roberts Creek group that the Federal  government may be able to bring pressure to bear on the  Provincial Lands Branch under the new Transportation of  Dangerous Goods Act, which will regulate both the transporation  and storage of dangerous substances.  "This situation is a perfect example of what this legislation is all  about," Skelly said.  The Roberts Creek Concerned Citizens have also contacted  Provincial Environment Minister Stephen Rogers, under whose  ministry the Lands Branch grants or denies foreshore leases, such  as that presently held by Canadian Propane Ltd. at the Roberts  Creek site.  In a letter of reply, Rogers told the group he passed the  information to Attorney-General Allan Williams. Rogers'  decision indicates that the Provincial government may be aware  of a legal battle to come when the new Planning Act, under which  thc approved Roberts Creek Official Settlement Plan, will be, in  effect, a by-law, is passed in the coming year.  Ray Skelly, MP for Comox-Powell River, visited the propane storage tank site al the mouth of Roberts Creek on Monday.  December I, and talked with residents who feel the tanks are a danger to the community.  asBacau  MHttttS  U-gy mm  Coast News, December 9, 1980  /  The  Sunshine.  ?CNA  BLUE  RIBBON  AWARD  1978  Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702  A LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published al Gibtont, B.C. every  Tuetday, by Glanlord Prett Lid.  Box 460, Gibtont, VON 1V0  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817  Pender Harbour enquiries, and all othen, II  no antwer Irom 886 numbert call 885-2770  Edilorial Department      Accoiintt Department:  John Burnside MM. Joe  Ian Corrance Copytettlng:  John Moore Wendy-Lynne Johns  Don Levan Use Sheridan  Advertising Department  Bradley Benson  Fran Berger  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  United States and Foreign $24.00 per year  Canada $20.00 per year, $12.00 for six months  Distributed tree to all addresses on the Sunshine Coast  Bite the bullet  Production Department:  Sonia Trudel  Nancy Conway  Pat Tripp  Perhaps we owe our readership and  the schoolteachers of the province  sonic clarification of our views on the  political action being taken by the BC  Teachers Federation on pensions. We  would lhank Ms. Joan Robb of the BCTF  Executive for her spirited defence of her  profession in last week's paper. Ms.  Robb herself is a dedicated and gifted  teacher to our knowledge and her concerns are, as they should be, for the  well-being of her profession and the  children in its charge.  It may be regrettable however that  teachers are becoming militant again on  the subject of their pensions as they did  in 1971. Not because they have no right  to do so. lt is indeed arguable that their  pension funds have been mishandled and  any time a government cancels a negotiated agreement by legislation the liberties  of all are threatened.  So far so good. The argument here  would be that the impression may be  left in the minds of the public that it is  only matters financial that lead teachers  to zealous activity. There is much amiss  in the profession in a province which  has been blessed with the opportunity to  selectively hire teachers from many parts  of the world for many years. Good  teachers are and have been available.  They are frequently severely handicapped in the performance of their  duties by matters over which they  have little professional control. They are  still only negotiating to have the right to  have some input into learning conditions  in their classrooms and perhaps if  more zeal had been evident in the past in  tWs direction more would have been  accomplished.  We raise the question of whether it  would in the long run prove more educationally beneficial if some of the  administrative dead wood was pruned  and the harassment of teachers by  administrators lessened. The clout that  teachers gained through the pensions  issue in 1972 led to no significant improvement in learning conditions and it  may be time for teachers in general and  the BCTF in particular to bite the bullet  and address themselves forcefully and  directly to the streamlining and in-  vigoration of a ponderously unsatisfactory system.  Support the Elves  We have been remiss somewhat this  year in not bringing to public attention  the need for suppprt of the Sunshine  Coast Elves Club.  Christmas after Christmas the Elves  bring some of the true meaning of  giving and sharing to Christmas with  their work on behalf of families less  fortunate than most. Many a household  which has met misfortune has had good  cause to bless the dedicated men and  women ofthe Elves Club.  Depots where contributions can be  dropped off are Benner's Furniture in  Sechelt and W.W. Upholstery and Boat  Tops and the Coast News office in  Gibsons. Box number is Box 1107 Gibsons. Phone numbers are 884-5324 and  884-5358 in Port Mellon, 886-9352 in  Gibsons and 885-5554 in Sechelt.  In the spirit of giving support the  Elves.  .from the files of the COAST NEWS  fern  \.  FIVE YEARS AGO  The Coast News changes from the  tabloid format it has known since it first  began publishing in 1945. The new  broadsheet format will be seen for the  first time next week. Also on the way  out is the venerable Linotype machine  which has printed the Coast News  since its inception.  A fire which RCMP believed started  from a smouldering cigarette butt  gutted Sechelt's Peninsula Drive-ln  last weekend, causing damage in the  neighbourhood of $100,000.  Bill New, president of Coast Ferries,  has indicated that a government  subsidy may be forthcoming which will  allow cargo ferries to resume operations to the Sunshine Coast and 120  other coast locations.  MLA Don Lockstead threw a curling  rock at the Sunshine Coast Arena last  week which carried with it the final  cheque from the provincial government for construction of the arena.  TEN YEARS AGO  Donations totalling $5,296 were  presented to the Sunshine Coast  Kiwanis Club at a meeting in the  Cedars Inn last week. Guest speaker  was minister without portfolio Isabel  Dawson.  The first issue of The Peninsula  Voice appears. It is described as the  largest intermittent newspaper on the  upper half of the Sechelt Peninsula and  all 500 copies of the first issue were  quickly sold. Publisher is Howie White.  Driftwood Players present their first  three-act play. See How They Run  starring Nest Lewis, George Cooper  and Allan Crane and directed by John  Burnside.  FIFTEEN YEARS AGO  Port Mellon Centennial Committee  has decided to join the Gibsons  Centennial Committee if the Gibsons  Committee will go for a swimming pool  in the municipal dock area.  Twilight Theatre features Peter  Sellers in The World of Henry Orient.  TWENTY YEARS AGO  "When without a moment's warning,  a savage January gale shattered a  collection of frame buildings being  towed through Broughton Strait thirty-  five years ago the hopes of men and  women living in scattered settlements  along the upper portion of the Sechelt  Peninsula and on the coasts and  islands in and around Jervis Inlet  appeared just as shattered as their  long-awaited 'floating hospital'.  "...The Rev. John Antle, Superintendent of the Columbia Coast Mission  and skipper of the Missions Hospital  ship 'Columbia' promised the people  the hospital if they would work with the  Mission to build it.  "The response was immediate and  all that could be desired. One man gave  land for the site, others closed their  machine shops or tied up their boats to  start falling trees and blasting the  rocks and the stumps. In an amazingly  short time the foundation was ready  and the building took form and  meaning on its beautiful hillside  location overlooking a salt-water  lagoon, the harbour and strait at  Garden Bay."  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Gibsons' construction total for 1955  passes $100,000 for the first time.  Egmont now has only one boat and  one mail a week for the rest of the  winter owing to so many camps being  closed. Local residents are circulating  a petition for mail three times a week  once the road is in.  Sechelt Indian Reserve has granted  a deed of easement with B.C. Electric  to allow the new power line to go  through the area.  THIRTY YEARS AGO  Pender Harbour Board of Trade will  study the contentious problem of  Sunday closing in the area.  Because of what is described as  'acute accommodation' problems it is  being considered banning Seaview  Cemetery to outsiders.  Editorial: "During the process of  evolution there comes a time when the  little bug crawls from its nest and it is  no longer a small insignificant thing  but a butterfly of beauty and usefulness, so it is with our telephone  systems."  THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO  Due to paper rationing the Coast  News was not printed this week.  Gibsons's Landing. Dr. Frederick Inglis and his wife, Alice, stand with their family.  From left to right are Eric, Kathleen, Alan, Jack, Helen and Hugh, who in the year  of this photo was beginning to study for ��� carter in medicine. Kathleen, Hugh,  Helen and Jack hid been born in Telegraph Creek, where Frederick had travelled  to serve as medical missionary in 1905, and where Alice had volunteered to teach  school. In 1913 the family had moved to Gibson's Landing. Here, the Doctor, along  with his brothers James and Andrew, had built the home that was to become a  village landmark. Calls around West Howe Sound beyond Hopkins' Landing were  made by boat. On the then primitive road toward Sechelt, first a pony was put to  use, then a motorcycle, then ��� Model T Ford. Throughout his years here, Dr. Inglis  interested himself in political science, in the art of building, and in the advancement  of music. Mrs. Inglis took an active part in education and in community affairs.  Photo courtesy Inglis family collection and Elphinstone Pioneer Museum.  L.R. Peterson  *&?���'  In snow time this young  man's fancy lightly turns to  thoughts of footwear. Nothing, I have found, improves  one's ability to aesthetically  appreciate winter whiteness  faster than warm dry feet and  with such thoughts in mind  I bought myself a pair of  galoshes last week  Galoshes! I met the strange  word and the objects that they  describe when I was twelve'  years old. An older friend  passed me a pair of hand me  downs and to my delight and  amazement I discovered that  cold, wet feet in the snow time  was not an inevitable fact of  life. Ever since I have been  a devotee of properly protective footwear.  In Montreal where ten to  twelve inches might be dumped in a single snow fall I wore  galoshes that came up over  the ankles and trudged relatively happily through the  drifts to stand on the street  corners indifferent entirely  to the dictates of fashionable  appearance.  Because of my chilly childhood I looked askance at the  well-dressed young Montreal-  ers, vain as peacocks who had  their shiny, pointed toed shoes  minimally augmented with the  inanity of toe rubbers. I looked  in disbelief a hundred times  as some obviously half-frozen  fashion plate leapt aboard a  bus or a street car leaving his  toe rubbers behind him in the  snow.  One memorable night,  March 17, 1955, I came out of  a St. Patrick's Day dance on  Stanley Street in Montreal to  find the street littered with a  couple of hundred thousand,  or so it seemed, abandoned  UK" rubbers on St. Catherines  Street in the wake of the  Maurice Richard hockey riot  and I meditated on the folly  of man who would begin  to wage social warfare with  such inadequate foot protection in the middle of a night  many degrees below freezing.  Even social unrest must be  more comfortable with warm  feet.  Now the possibility and  necessity of proper footwear  is one of those little lessons  that life gives that needs more  than one presentation to be  properly inculcated. So it was  that after almost a decade  of smug superiority on the  matter of having adequate  footwear in the cold and snowy  climes of Canada I was to  learn the whole lesson over  again in the Yukon.  On one of my first walks  on a really cold day in the  Klondike I prepared for the  exercise by wrapping my  pedal extremities in three or  Musings  John Burnside  four pairs of heavy work socks  on top of a pair of felt sole  liners, slipped the whole into  a pair of gumboots and set off.  1 made the checchako mistake  of putting all three pairs of  trousers - it was sixty below -  inside the gum boots. All my  preparations were negated  going down the first snow hill.  I kicked snow into the back  of the boots and by the time  I hit the hard-packed snow  I could hear my own footsteps  but couldn't feel the road.  I was only at the time a mile  from home but by the time I  got there 1 had frozen feet  and was forced to wear  bedroom slippers to work  because of the. blisters for  about three weeks.  From this harsh reminder  about the importance of footwear I was led to the further  delight of making the acquaintance of mukluks. The  joy was mine of moosehide  covering which in the coldest  weather allows one to tread  the frozen earth with all the  freedom and lightness of the  summer barefoot and yet  be warm and dry in the most  savage of earthly extremities  of cold.  Mukluks, of course, are of  no value in temperatures such  as ours on the coast. They  need cold, dry snow to be  effective. So it was I contented  myself last week with a return  to my original discovery and  bought galoshes.  An extra pair of socks inside  my gumboots, my trouser legs  on the outside against the  encroaching snow and galoshes over the feet and 1 was  prepared to take delight in the  snow that decorates our  section of the coast.  On the first day of significant snowfall I parked the  battered Datsun at the bottom  of Knob Hill and trudged up to  where the traffic hadn't besmirched the whiteness.  There is a great joy in putting  the first footsteps in a fresih  fall of snow in a place where  more boisterous revellers than  I are unlikely to be encountered.  I trudged in silent delight  among the snow laden trees  and noted how even a few  hundred feet above the sea  level the volume of the white  stuff became markedly more.  From both shoulders of the hill  the world below disappeared  from view. Gibsons, the sea,  Keats Island, all hidden and  up there was a still and  beautiful world with but one  raven circling blackly above  the whitened trees.  Spiritual? Yes! Uplifting?  Certainly! But only because  my feet were warm. Only  because of my new galoshes,  incongruous and spat-tike  against the older gum boots,  could I revel in the mystic  wonder of a clean, crisp  snowfall.  When I returned to the  world of social intercourse  after my sojourn on the hill  there were some derisory  comments made about my  eccentric footwear but I  endured it calmly and with a  smile. I knew where and in  what comfort those humble  galoshes had enabled me to go  and was content.  So How Many Nights  Have I Thought of You  So how many wet black nights have I thought of you  Curled up warm In your level bed  While I'm up to my one  In a heaving sttmful of slippery kelp  Trying to untangle scrap-fish from flying web  Before I'm blown onto some ragged shore.  Sharp rain sheets down almost level, needling  Into cheeks; eyebrow runoff drips down my nose,  And every so often, as boat yards back along the net  A curler bursts over the stem full Into my face.  Down and Inside my raingear. That's  When I crack, and threaten  To cut the lousy net right bt two,  To go In and find a spot to anchor up.  So how many miserable times have I thought  Of all of you, lying out there asleep  Taking it just so easy,  While I've putted in ihe last of the net,  Stumbled dripping into the cabin, and  Turned the boat around, heading back into the wind  JohnSkapski  Slings & Arrows  >  n  George Matthews  ?f  Time was when buying your  kid a Christmas present was a  simple matter of sitting it  down on Santa's lap and  getting him or her to spill the  beans as to what toy would be  amusing enough to keep the  little brat quiet while the old  man snoozed on Christmas  Day. Nowadays, a poor parent  needs a PHD in child psychology and a research grant from  the Canada Council to help  him decide what to buy.  Buying a Christmas gift for  your child is no longer a  simple act of love, it has  become a statement of social  and political conviction.  Last week I was down at the  toy department looking for  something for one of my little  girls. There I was in the doll  section trying to decide which  end of the doll was of most  interest to my youngest. Was  it to be a doll who needed  her diapers changed or one  who needed her hair combed?  Unable to decide, 1 made the  mistake of asking a woman  nearby what little girls like  in the way of dolls. This particular woman was wearing a  pair of garish leather boots  and red leather pants with a  chain for a belt. Naturally,  I assumed she was one of  Santa's little helpers.  "Buy your kid a train,  Mac, or give her a gift certificate   for  Judo   lessons."  "I beg your pardon," I  replied, "but don't you buy  dolls for girls and trains  for boys?"  "Only if you want to  twist her psyche to the whims  of bourgeois morality," she  spat.  It turned out that my  advisor was Butch Spitz, a  representative of S.L.U.G.,  Socialist Lesbian Underground. Butch informed me  that her organization' was  infiltrating toy stores across  the country, making sure that  ignorant chauvinist fathers  were not buying their daughters anything so dumb as a  doll. She challenged me to an  arm wrestle, saying that if I  won it was the doll but if she  won it was judo lessons.  Fortunately, I was saved from  this humiliation by a lovely  lady in a frilly pink gown who  introduced herself as Dorthy  Mae-Anne Gadfly of F.R.l.L:-  L. Feminine Reasons for indulging in Leisure and Lace.  Mrs. G. took up my cause  immediately and threatened to  swoon right then and there if  Butch didn't release my  aching wrist.  As these two fought it out,  I skulked away to the Teddy-  bears in hopes of regaining my  composure. 1 had made my  selection and was on thc verpc  of escape when a little > , '  who resembled Peter Lone,  wearing a white lab-coat and  spectacles   seized   my  arm.  "No you fool, do you want to  murder your child?"  Since this thought hadn't  occurred to me since the day  before, when my darling  daughter had filled my new  camera with chocolate milk, I  stopped in my tracks.  "Don't you know this  teddybear is lethal?" he  asked. "The eyes, see ttvse  buttons for the eyes, tie) re  30% cyanide. One kiss . id.."  He snapped his fingers. "And  those cute little cars, they're  attached with three inch  spikes. One trip and it's game  over, the child will be impaled  like a butterfly."  I fled in terror to Children's  Wear. Surely a nice warm  scarf wouldn't destroy her  psyche or poison her. "That  scarf was made in Bulgaria"  said a foreign voice from  behind me. "Do you want to  support a totalitarian economy  by purchasing a product made  by the slave labour of a  Communist state?"  I was about to tell him to  buzz off when 1 noticed that  not only did he resemble  pictures I'd seen of the guy  who shot the Arch-Duke in  1914, but he was wearing one  of those foreign leather trench  coats that bulged where his  armpit should have been. I  retreated to Children's Books.  On my way to the cashier to  pay for my selection I was  stopped by two very large  black fellows. "Do you know  that book was written by a  woman who once wrote an  article supporting the racist  regime in South Africa?"  "I must have taken the  wrong book," 1 suggested.  "I thought it was Agatha  Christie. I'm really glad you  pointed that out to me, sir."  The trade unionists  wouldn't let me buy a McDonald's gift certificate The  fascists resented a copy of  "Cal! of the Wild". The  N.A.A.C.P. was thumbs down  on Brer Rabbit. The socialists  hated "Monopoly".  I went to the public library  and read 14 reports in the  Consumer Guide and the  latest publication of the  Canada Toy Council. After  thorough investigation I  bought three balls of New  Zealand lamb's wool and I'm  knitting her a pair of mittens.  With luck, I'll be finished by  Christmas, 1982.  __________  ���MM.  Jm  AW  ���___________________________________m^M0itass.mmm^sat VOPP  Coast News, December 9, 1980  "I'll just slip in quietly and get it over with quickly"  Letters to the Editor  Breast feeding on the ferries  Ed. note:- The following letter  was recently sent to the B.C.  Ferry Corporation.  To whom it may concern:  I am a nursing mother who  travels on the B.C. Ferries  quite frequently and was very  disappointed with the attitude  of one of the staff.  I was sitting quietly with my  mother and younger brother,  nursing my two and one half  month old baby, when I was  approached by a member of  your staff. She disgustedly  told me that (quote), "there is  a room for that". I asked her  if she minded and she told me  that other passengers might  be offended and that I had to  finish in the room provided.  The room provided on this  particular ferry was in the  women's washroom which I  find to be an unsanitary  place to feed my child!  I was revealing nothing and  I'm sure the few other people  Short break in the war  Editor:  Just a short note to let all  my bureaucratic buddies know  there will be a short break in  our war. Please do not get  carried away and order a ton  of champagne to celebrate  the downfall of another of your  loyal "subjects". I am just  . giving another of your kind a  chance   to   correct   a   few  wrongs.  This is not to say there  won't be some screaming if  "Deleterious Dixon" gets  carried away again or some  answers if "Charlie Baby"  Lee wants a pen pal.  It's quite simply a fact,  that I am too dumb to give up.  S.E. (Rocky) Mountain  in the room didn't have a clue  what I was even doing!  I quietly finished feeding her  in my seat.  I'm not ashamed to be  breast-feeding my infant, nor  do I believe that it should be  hidden. It is the most natural  thing in the world. Would you  rather I let her cry? I'm sure  the other ferry patrons would  have been far more upset.  I refuse to allow people to  make me feel dirty for such a  thing as feeding my baby in  the most natural way possible!  I would welcome a comment  and I shall also continue to  feed my baby when and where  she is hungry.  Sincerely  Mrs. J. Flag  Campbell River, B.C.  Legion says thank you  Editor:  Remembrance Day has passed and wiih it another successful Popp\ Campaign by thc  Gibsons Br: . il I09 of the  Royal Canadian Legion.  This success, of course, is  very much dependent tin the  generosity of the Merchants,  Service Clubs and individual  citizens of our community and  Ihe active participation of the  Principals, Teachers and Pu  pils of our schools - A heartfelt  'Thank You' to all who contributed so generously, and an  special acknowledgement to  those members of our own  Ladies Auxiliary who gave so  unstintingly of their time and  efforts.  Very sincerely.  Tony Burton  Secretary  Branch I09  Royal Canadian Legion  "Nuns" not Catholic  Ed. note: See story on Page  One.  Editor:  Enclosed you will find a  clipping from a September  issue of the "B.C. Catholic"  B.C.'s official Catholic newspaper.  I bring this to your attention  because one of them called  at our door yesterday morning  so the) have probably called at  others too.  As you can see from the  clipping, they are not Roman  Catholic  and  do not  have  church  approval  to  solicit.  Sincerely,  Elaine Middleton  FREE    (jp**?  IWIN A SOUNDER^  CHRISTMAS DRAW  1. Cut out this Ad  2. Deposit in Box at Store  No Purchase Necessary  Draw To Be Held Dec. 23,1980  Name:   Tel. No-  Postal  Address:.  s  Sf  H  (     Authorized   FURUNO   Dealer  } 886-7241   886-7918  886-7683  I  Pender Harbour Customers: 883-2521  mmm  FRESH WHOLE - UTILITY GRADE  frying chicken * 95*  CANADA GRADE   A BEEF  sirloin steak��.���.,���....,���. *3.29  BONELESS RUMP OR OUTSIDE  round roast '_. $2.69  BULK  beef sausage * $1.19  SCHNEIDER - BONELESS  ham halves ��. $3.99  Fresh Produce  California Satsuma  Florida Canada #1  CLASSIFIED NOTE  Drop all your Coast Nswt  Classified at  Campbtll'i  Family Shots, Sschtlt, or  Centra Hardware,  Park.  tomatoes ��>. 49  California AiW^  broccoli ��>. *KJ  oaiuornia satsuma _**_   _t^_t^  mandarin oranges $3.99  While Stocks Last      9 Ib. Box  Extra Fancy - Red or Golden ^     ft f\ (E  delicious apples   3u>.o9  Baked Goods  Hopkins  Landing  Store  'We have bait, ice,  hunting & fishing  licences'  OPEN 7 DAYS  Mon. - Sat. 9 am. -10 pm.  Sunday 10 am. - 10 pm.  Post Office & General Store 886-9524  Oven-Fresh  Oven-Fresh  cinnamon $H  buns 6-.  M  french  bread  397 gm  SSanta  Comes  to  Town  Sat. Dec. 13  12 - 4 pm.  Free Instant Colour Portraits  Courtesy of Kodak Canada  Free Colouring Books  and Treats for Kids  *  Santa Arrives at  12 Noon by  Fire Truck  885-9614 TEREDO  Pocifka Pharmacy     skhelt  ��� , (. .. (. . (. .. ..     , r  Grocery Value  Money's Sliced /*/%(��  mushrooms ...284mii O"  Super-Valu  beans &  69'    pork  398 mil tins  2/79  Foremost - FRESH  egg  nOg 1 Litre Ctn.  Nalley's  99      potato chips  200 gm. pkg.  Schweppes  ginger ale  $1.39  Minute Maid  orange juice 355mn  $1.09  2 Litre Bottle - Plus Deposit  Tide - Powdered  1 iae - Kowaerea &mW    A f\    I  detergent   48Kg *7.49    ketchup  Libby's  Foremost Grade A       *- ^_    red kidney  medium eggs   doz.   i.Uy    beans  909 mil  $1.69  398 mil  2/99  a__________m  -_^_mm��M ���mmmmmwm^^m-m^i^t^^  WT^��W1  *PSW^  ^"W  **mmm  mmmmm  wmmmmm  Coast News, December 9, 1980  THOSE MOUNTAINS  NO MORE  Cliff keeps my morale buoyed up with his manic sense of  humour. The weeks pass with  surprising swiftness. Soon  we're riding the long slope of  Ihe year down into fall. Cecil  Jimmy, the budgy chaser, quits  and is replaced by a Spud  Islander called Alec Judson.  He's a slight redhead in his late-  twenties with a cocky attitude  and a penchant for talking-  back. He and Cliff don't hit it  (iff at all. "That new guy's a real  smartass!" he decides after the  first few days.  They contrive to coexist  however. Finally we rig-up on  ihe last and largest setting. It  had been intended for the steel-  spar. We had been slated to  make our final stand up a  branch-road on the far side of  the bowl���a very steep and  dangerous-looking show. Due  to thc fire and other mishaps  however, we are far behind  schedule. The outfit's timber-  Pages from a Life-Log  Peter Trower  lease has expired and we're  running into penalty time.  Grimley is breathing down  Black's neck. Rather than lose  more time by switching machines, he sends the tower to  the mountain-goat show. I'm  not too unhappy about this  turn of events.  But we are not without  problems. Trackloaders are  intended for short-yarding and  seldom reach out more than  eight-hundred feet. On the  longest corner of this setting,  we're forced lo put an extension on the mainline and go  out over eleven. Its only  middling tough ground, steep  in front but angling down to  become almost flat at the back.  Despite the distance, it would  be straightforward enough  except for a series of rock faces  A  $*  885-9962  Teredo Square, Sechell  _ This Friday's  V   Dinner Special  Spana Kopita  (Bread spinach Pie)  with Break Salad  ��� Hear Classical Guitarist ���  Clarke Steabner  s  Cg&^hoHdog  Dec. 14 Is Your Last Chance to  Purchase 1981 Charters at  1980 Prices  Britian & Europe  Via Air Canada, British Airways,  CP Air, or Wardair  1212 Cowrie St. Sechelt, B.C.        885-3265  Gibsons Legion Branch "109  jI       Presents  "SEABREEZE"  "K  Fri. & Sat.  Dec. 12th & 13th  jl  Members & Guests Only  Please phone for show times 886-2827.  that run like a wall across the  bottom third of the setting.  They give us nothing but grief.  Hurrying out of a turn, one  rainswept day in late fall, I  stumble over a chunk and twist  my ankle. It doesn't bother me  much at first but by the  following morning, it's pretty  sore. Foolishly, I decide to try  and tough it out. I'm damn  soon wishing I'd stayed home.  The ankle gets worse and by  nine o'clock, I'm hopping and  hobbling about that sidehill  like a gimp. It's hopeless.  "Figure you can chaser queries Cliff.  1 guess I can manage that as  I'll be able to favour my good  leg. Limping awkwardly, I  follow him into the landing.  "Hey Alec" says Cliff to the  chaser "I want you guys to  trade off for a couple of days  until his leg gets better."  "No way" says Judson flatly.  "I hired-out to chase, not pull  bloody riggin'l"  "You going down there or  not?"  "1 told you."  "Okay, wiseguy" says Cliff  with no humour in him now,  "grab your gutcan and get the  hell down that roadl"  "You can't fire me!"  "Better believe I just didl"  assures Cliff. "You can hitch a  ride d own with the next truck."  "I'm taking this to the  Labour Relations Board I"  seethes Judson.  "Go right aheadl"  That's the last of rebellious  Judson. He does indeed take  his supposed grievance to the  Board but when the facta ofthe  matter come out, Cliff is  exonerataed. I manage to  stagger around the landing till  Friday. Cliff works the rigging  alone. By the following Monday, I'm able to resume my  proper job. Old Casey comes  chasing for us, having had  enough of the workhouse  tower. "Gaddammer boys, you  got yourselves a picnic here!"  It's good to hear his growly  voice again. We've got a  righteous crew of old pros al  last.  To be continued  Live theatre is a rare  experience on the Sunshine  Coast, but interest is obviously blossoming with the  emergence of Suncoast Play-  era and the rumoured rebirth  of Driftwood Players. So it is  with great pleasure that the  Sunshine Coast Arts Council is  able to bring Brian D. Barnes/  One Man Theatre to the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in  Sechelt on Friday, December  12 at 8:30 p.m.  Brian will be presenting  us with Charles Dickens  classic, A Christmas Carol.  How can one person perform  a play with so many characters  you may ask? Well firstly,  Brian D. Barnes specializes  in solo performing, a theatrical form that demands  the actor to be highly adept  at emoting distinct characterizations without the aid of  lavish sets and costumes,  or even another actor to  relate to. Secondly, this  version of A Christinas Carol  was the first of Dickens'  adaptations of his novels  for his own readings. Brian  will delight us by transforming  himself into fourteen different  characters throughout the  evening.  And who is Brian D. Barnes? Those who caught his  outstanding performance of  the 40 characters in Dylan  Thomas' Under MUkwood  three years ago will well  remember him. For all you  others, Brian is a professional  actor devoted exclusively to  solo performing and is based  in London, England. He has  toured his One Man Theatre  around   the   world   several  times and is fondly referred to  as "the jet-setting minstrel".  He is also an authority on the  History of Theatre and frequently gives slide lectures in  universities and Adult Education organizations.  This will prove to be an  evening of dynamic performance for all ages, in  intimate surroundings... enjoyment guaranteed. So don't  forget to come to the Arts  Centre at 8:30 p.m., Friday  December 12. Admission is  $5.00 for adults, $2.50 for  students and O.A.P.  We would also like to  remind people that Stephen  Hubert, a well known musician on the coast, will be  performing his own music the  following evening, Saturday,  December 13 at 8:30 p.m. for  our Saturday Night Coffee  Concert. Admission is $2.00  and fabulous refreshments are  available.  The Arts Centre closes  December 15 (except for the  film Love and Death by Woody  Allen on December 16) for  three weeks and re-opens  Tuesday, January 6 with an  exhibit of work by British  artist David Hockney on loan  from the J. Ron Longstaffe  collection and organized by  the Vancouver Art Gallery  Extension Department.  Finally, we are on the  lookout for any photos, memories or items from Sechelt  from the year 1956, for an  exhibit at the Arts Centre co-  memorating Sechelt's 25th  Anniversary as a village. Can  you help us? Call Keith  Wallace at 885-5412. Happy  Holidays all!  rftWm- wvMWm' rr*w^ rmwrciw ywn^ wy*w*r<*9m- nvw #���������� rww^  CHRISTMAS  CONCERT  Sun. Dec. 14 ��� 8:00 p.m.  Elphinstone Gym  A Collection of Christmas Music  solos, choral and  instrumental works  Audience Participation  with  LYN VERNON  JAMES MANSON  pianist  THE ELPHINSTONE  SECONDARY SCHOOL BAND  and  Gibsons' newly formed 25 voice chorus  THE GIBSONS SOUND WAVES  AD tickets $5.00. Available at  Gibsons Sechelt  Ken's Lucky Dollar Store        Cafe Pierrot  Douglas' Paint Books & Stuff  Horizon Music  or from band and chorus members .  ^X^Uj_^_t(_^Jt___l____iJ___t____iX^immm^Smmm^m\'  Elves Club Past President, Walter Zalischuck, hands over tht  Club's legal documents to their newly elected first lady President,  l.orna Chalmers of Sechelt. Lorna is seen chuckling over some  amusing incidents she has encountered since joining the Club. She  said to Wally, "Now I know why you all like being Elves, it's fun���  one never knows from one minute to the next what new surprise  lays in store for them."  At the Twilight  One Man Theatre  at Arts Centre  The late Steve McQueen's  last movie, a holiday season  matinee featuring perennial  favourite Charlie Brown, and  a look at the life of touring  rock and rollers make up the  varied bill of fare at. the  Twilight Theatre this week.  McQueen is featured in The  Hunter, an engaging thriller  about an aging bounty hunter  called Ralph Thorson. Thor-  son, pushing fifty, is no spring  chicken but as portrayed by  McQueen lie is still a hard-  beaded, likeable fellow. From  its light-hearted beginnings  the film moves to action  thriller and should appeal to  a wide audience. Hie Hunter  will be shown at the Twilight  Theatre Wednesday through  Saturday, December 10-13.  For the youngsters, Bon  Voyage Charlie Brawn is the  matinee special with show  time at 2:00 p.m. Saturday,  December 13.  Roadie, starring rock star  Meat Loaf, will appeal to the  teenage crowd with performances Sunday through  Tuesday, December 14-16.  The soundtrack of the film is a  lively one featuring rock  groups such as Cheap Tricks  and Styx. Action abounds with  cop chases and bar fights and  the film's glimpse into the  bizarre world of the touring  rock star is . appropriately  rowdy and raunchy.  Entertainment scene  Sechelt Legion Lee, Mike, Rick and Herb, Fri. - Sat.  Wakefield Inn Steven Hubert  Parthenon   Brian and Graham, Fri. - Sat.  Cedars Inn Jim Foster, Wed. - Sat.  Cafe Pierrot Clarke Steabner, Fri. Only  Gibsons Legion  Sea Breeze, Fri. - Sat.  Garden Bay Hotel   Singalong with Art & Jim, Fri.  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre  Steven Hubert, Sat.  ��� Courtesy of Horizon Music  Community Forum  Channel Ten  GIBSONS CHANNEL TEN  Wednesday, Dec. 10  SECHELT CHANNEL TEN  Thursday, Dec. 11  6:00 p.m. "Coastal Review"  Produced by the. Community Broadcasting  Class at Elphinstone Secondary, this weekly program features personalities and happenings on  the Sunshine Coast. Be  sure to watch this week  for an exciting look at  your community in action.  7:00  p.m.   "A  Contrast   of  Visions"  This program is the latest  in Canada's art films from  Quality Cable Television  in Edmonton, Alberta.  Channel Ten would ap-  reciate any audience  feedback about this film.  We will send your comments to QCTV when we  return the tape. Just  phone 886-8565, Coast  Ten Television and give  us your opinion of this  film.  Chlntney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  by Rae Ellingham  Week Commencing December  Sth.  General Notes: The Sun, New  Moon and Neptune bunch  together in Sagittarius Indicating a week of well-  meaning, Idealistic fresh starts.  It's the perfect time to clear  one's conscience, return stolen  property or funds. Church  attendances soar. Sales of  philosophical books increase.  The need for spiritual reassurance is strongest yet.  Venus moves closer to Uranus next weekend promising  exciting   social or romantic  encounters.  ARIES (March 21 - April 19)  New Moon coincides with  revised life philosophy, more  tolerant attitude towards  others beliefs or opinions.  Anticipate urge to seek comfort  through religious or spiritual  inquiry. Books read this week  will have lasting impact.  There's optimistic, family news  from a distance. loved one's  financial situation is still  subject to unexpected gains or  losses.  TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)  New Moon favours fresh  approach towards other people's money, possessions or  shared financial undertakings.  Partner or business associate  will stress need for honesty and  trust in latest venture. It's the  right time to switch to a more  sympathetic banker, moneylender, stock-broker or advisor. Special person is in the  mood to experiment next  weekend.  GEMINI (May 21 - June 21)  New Moon announces partnership proposals, new business arrangements, crafty ways  of dealing with competitors or  enemies. Loved one shows  renewed faith in marriage or  involvement. Single Geminis  are now drawn to drunks,  dreamers and drifters. Place of  employment is scene of unusual  incidents. Flirting with the boss  is still a waste of time.  CANCER (June 22 - July 22)  New Moon demands a more  positive attitude towards  health or employment matters.  Co-workers are anxious to try  new methods based on fairer  share of responsibilities. Those  suffering chronic ailments  should show faith in doctors'  latest procedures. Next weekend's social scene introduces  fascinating person definitely  not your type. Expect sudden  cash loss Friday.  LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22)  New Moon suggests you  review your social activities  and strive for more rewarding  pleasures and pastimes. It's  time to seek the company of  sympathetic and spiritually  minded persons. Strike out  names, phone numbers of  losers and lechers in address  book. Allow child in your life  to day-dream. Leo artist abandon traditional techniques.  Anticipate strange domestic  occurrence next weekend.  VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)  New Moon recommends you  launch revised household routines based on recent family  discussion. It's also the right  time to start home decoration  projects requiring flair and  imagination.   Continue   to  check dwelling for oil and gas  leaks.   Read  carefully  all  documents linked to rental or  real estate proposals. Local trip  brings yet another romantic  opportunity.  LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23)  New Moon focuses on your  mental outlook. Others find  you idealistic, intuitive, inspired and devoted to latest  neighbourhood endeavour.  Chances are you'll make peace  with brother, sister, relative or  local busy-body. You get the  best ideas during local journeys  or visits. Small cash prize is  yours next weekend.  SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22)  New Moon says it's time to  review your financial situation  and spending habits. Upcoming purchases will be determined by spiritual rather than  material needs. Hi- a a re of sob-  stories, spongers, those who'll  take advantage of your kind  disposition. Venus and Uranus  in your sign spotlight your  magnetic, irresistible personality all week. Nov. 18 - 19  birthdays attract strange persons and incidents.  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 -  Dec. 21)  The New Moon and Neptune  in your sign bring about a  subtle change of appearance or  outlook. Others are puzzled by  your mysterious or whimsical  behaviour. Those close to you  may question your latest  impractical scheme. Undercover acliv .ir irregular  attachment is exposed next  weekend. Dec. 14 birthdays  experience passing absent-  mindedness.  CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan.  19)  New Moon draws attention  to your privatae life and  deepest feelings. Insist on more  time to yourself and a chance to  reach decision undisturbed.  Vivid dream reveals best plan  of action. Grab opportunity to  escape tricky situation. Looks  like it's your turn to visit lonely  person confined to home or  hospital. Casual get-together  with acquaintance is worth it  next weekend.  AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb.  18)  New Moon introduces associates sympathetic tn your  revised long-range plan. It's the  right time to present idealistic  scheme to local groups, committees or officials. Prepare to  share ideas with new acquaintance aware of bureacratic  short cuts. Expect professional  or business upset end of the  week. Say no to superior's  suggestion Friday afternoon.  PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20)  New Moon highlights fresh  career developments and faster  rate of advancement. Polite  attention to the boss's problems is now rewarded. Have  faith in your latest achievements and ultimate goals.  Sudden incident far away  reinforces your recent change  of attitude or beliefs. Involvement with supervisor or expert  should be more discreet.  /s7\ sunshine  Xjy KITCHENS  FINE CABINETS  886-9411 Gibsons  Helen's Fashion Shoppe  lower Gibsons       886-9941  r_.  \  Christmas  Shopping Hours^  Fri. Dec. 19 ���  10 a.m. ��� 7 p.m.  Sat. Dec. XO ���  10 a.m. ��� 6 p.m.  Mon. Dec. 22 ���  10 a.m. ��� 7 p.m.  Tues. Dec. 23 ���  10 a.m. - 7 p.m.^  Wed. Dec. 24 ���  10 a.m. ��� S p.m. ���*'��������������� iii -<~---mmw^^^^^mmmww^mwm^^^m!^^mmmmmmmmBBmmmmm***imvmi'im9**m*+*mmBi**Bm99immmiBimmmmmBmmm  -m  Off the   shelf  by John Moore  (joasf News astrologer Rae  Ellingham says that for people  born under my sign, "books  read this week will have  lasting impact". I don't know  how he knew I was reading  Going for Coffee, an anthology  of poetry on the job compiled  by Tom Wayman, but I know  better than to ask.  Going for Coffee (Harbour  Publishing, 1981), an anthology of contemporary North  American working poems,  follows on the heels of A  Government Job at Last, an  earlier collection edited by  Wayman which has now  become a landmark in the  poetic landscape of North  America.  If my preliminary explorations are any indication,  Going for Coffee, with more  than 90 American and Canadian poets represented, could  easily surpass its predecessor  in stature as a North American  literary monument.  The contributors to Going  for Coffee write from a range  of experience as wide and  varied as the work experience  on this continent. There are  poems by policemen, loggers,  cab drivers, teachers, doctors,  fishermen, railroad men, factory workers, longshoremen,  park wardens and psychiatric  nurses. Oddly, perhaps, only  a few of the poets represented  in Going for Coffee deal with  their experience in political  terms; for the most part the  poems here come straight  from the universal gut of a  species that spends more  than half of its waking life  working at jobs it loves, hates  and frequently finds incomprehensible.  Going for Coffee is not all  grousing and grumbling,  though it contains, as you  might expect, from poets,  some remarkably eloquent  bitching. Robert Garrison's  "Want Ads-Employment Opportunities" is stunning in its  simplicity:  Looking through the paper  There's sure a lot of jobs  I don't want.  Many of the poems are  frightening, in a direct physical sense, like Peter Trower's  "Industrial Poem", that begins, "That night, Slim  Abernathy/pushed the wrong  button and wrapped his best  friend/ three times around a  drive-shaft/ in directions the  bones won't bend", or fisherman Kevin Roberts' "Hooked" in which a carelessly  handled line and a gloveless  hand unite fishermen and fish  "dancing in our pain",  both caught on the same barb.  Worse still is the steady  erosion of the soul by hours of  meaningless employment,  with no reward beyond the  paycheque, and the effect  it has, not only on the person  who does the work, but on  those around them as well.  Two poems by Bronwen  Wallace, "Nightshift No. 2"  and "Overtime No. 3" are,  in their way, the scariest  poems in the collection, describing the life of the family  with the husband on night-  shift:  "Daily the house is a battleground  and I, the buffer zone  between doorbell telephone  my son's joy  the hostile stranger  in the bedroom,  ending finally with the lines;  And though I know in my  head  it's the company's fault  I am busy plotting  the best way to pick a fight.  Aside from the griping,  there is an irrepressible,  if often inexplicable, note of  celebration that is sounded  repeatedly in Going for  Coffee, a profound affirmation  of identity in the recognition  that you are what you do.  Sometimes it's as simple as  Penny Pixler's short poem,  "The Windowless Factory":  The windowless factory:  Spring comes in-  With the second shift,  Jackets in hand.  In the introduction, Way-  man suggests that work as a  subject for poetry was first  dealt with realistically in the  1930's when the labour movement in North America was  in its organizational heyday.  As the average level of education in members of the work  force increased, Wayman argues, working people became  more articulate and more  inclined to reflect on their  relationships to their jobs in  poetic form.  Though there are a few  poets in Going for Coffee  who take themselves a bit too  seriously, they are more than  made up for by the ironic  humour displayed by many  others. Take Howard White's  "These Here Poets"; for  example, in which Wayman's  theory is reduced to an absurd  irony:  Used to be in the woods all  you had to  watch for was junkies  nodding off  getting caught with their  ass in the bight  now it's these Christly poets  scratching   away    behind  every tree  trying to get you to repeat  everything  gotta do your job and their  job too...  finally finishing with "if that  guy ever shows up around  here again/ he'll have a real  accident to write about."  Going for Coffee is more  than just an anthology 'of  genre poetry, "poetry on the  job"; it's certainly one of the  finest anthologies of contemporary poety to appear in  many years. A good gift for  Christmas. All for now.  West Howe Sound Story  now available locally  The Wyngaert home, 1728  North Fletcher Road, Gibsons,  will feature an open house  event for a two-day period,  December llth and 12th  during the hours 1:30 to 5:30  p.m.  This special occasion will be  of interest to many, at which  time a local history, "The  West Howe Sound Story"  will be available for purchase.  Refreshments served.  The    volume,    containing  numerous photographs, is a  most comprehensive and authentic account of events  throughout a ninety-year  period. Written in chronological form, the author  unfolds the events for each  consecutive year, commencing  with the first pre-emption in  1886, to our present modern  methods and way of living as  of December 31, 1976, thus  permitting the reader to follow  the trend of progression.  Gibsons Library  Gibsons Public Library  looks cheerful and inviting.  There are many new titles on  display, there is an attractive  scene created by the Lapidary  Club and there are new water-  colours by artist Hellen Mc-  Conachie.  The volunteers are taking a  Christmas break, so we suggest  you get your books in good  time.  The library will be closed  December, .24, ,25, Jl.and  January I.,  We   extend   to   you  the  Compliments of the Season.  Gibson* Public  Library  Tuesday  2-4p.m.  Wednesday  2-4p.m.  Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm.  Saturday 2-4 p.m.  886-2130       -  IfcjCfcCj C^C^C5*a3*\3 C?s}S?sj C5^ CK^CK^ C?^ C^C?^ OS^sa <3?sjC?s5 Cfctf  .4  CHILDREN'S CORNER  Our Feature Section  The Victorian Parlour  A Cut and Colour Book  A Grand Selection  of Children's  Colouring Books  GAMES FOR ALL AGES  ��� Cribbage Boards ��� Assorted Sizes  ��� Chess & Checkers ��� Chess Games  ��� Backgammon Games  ��� Magnetic Backgammon,  Chess & Checker Set  f"  ftp  The Empire Strikes Back Storybook  Full-Colour Photographs  Alfred Hitchcock Mysteries In Paperback  6 Titles  XOl Damnations  Walt Disney Productions  Martin Leman's Book oi Beasts  Soks ��� Beverly Cleary  ,j^ Gift Certificates  .Now Available  Dungeons & Dragons  Basic Set  with Introductory Module  w* Sound & Spell Alphabet Puzzle  -J       ��� Spot & Dot Math Games  vi Subtraction - Addition  ��� Lace-a-Shape Lacing Cards  m  A Free Bookmark  with all purchases  CALENDAR SELECTION   STOCKING STUFFERS  Sunshine Coast Historical Calendar  An Advent Calendar  The Days Before Christmas  from Tasha Tudor  British Columbia 1981 Scenic Calendar  Louis L'Amour's 19S1 Western Calendar  The 1981 J.R.R. 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Crossword Puzzle  ��� Chinese Recipes by Stephen Yan  ��� The Next to Nothing Book  ��� S Titles of Andy Capp  >9  NEW RELEASE  Son of the  Salmon People  Hubert Evans  I  I.  ��CZ^a2^& o,��^.����?jC^OS^C?^C^C^C^aC^CftaC*^C?sj��CsijS^isS^i ft  ��� Playing Cards ��� Dice ��� Crayons  ��� Felt Markers ��� Oil Pastels  ��� Non-Toxic Watercolours  ��� Sesame Street Alphabet Cards  ��� Nutshell Library  4 Volumes - Maurice Sendak  ��� 17 Titles by Enid Blyton ���  Pocket Novels  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  Mon. - Thurs. 10 - 6  Friday Night III 9  Saturday Night lil 5  Sunday 10 - 5  886-7744  Book Look  hy Murrie Redman  On Selecting Gift Books for Teem  It's that time of year again when people who love reading plan  to buy books as gifts. At one time, books were quite inexpensive  and while paperbacks still are, glossy pictorials range very high.  As a child, I can remember being disappointed when a furtive pre-  Christmas feel of the presents under the tree meant that the hard  ones which didn't rattle were likely to be books. It wasn't that I  didn't love reading, it's just that some of my relatives weren't too  careful about their selection. Consequently, I was often stuck with  a dry, unattractive book that eventually was passed on as a  birthday game prize. Choosing books for teens is a challenge.  Where do some adults go wrong in selecting a book for kids?  Like any other gift, it requires some investigation into the nature  of the receiver. What are his personal interest, what other books  has he enjoyed, does he not read at all? If the latter is true, don't  despair. Recorded seldom-readers rate among 73% of the  adolescent population. Youngsters do read, of course, but not  necessarily what we would have them read or what we believe they  read.  lt is possible to steer a "non-reader" by giving him a magazine  subscription on a favourite pastime. Records and lists books are  always popular and enjoy long term use. If you favour useful  books, tuck a current world almanac or encyclopedic dictionary  into a teen's gift parcel. It is sure to be used for homework  assignments.  If you want some expert advice call or visit the school librarian  or teacher for popular titles and authors. Keep in mind that avid  teen readers are very selective about their books. They usually  read in one genre at a time: fantasy, science fiction, mysteries and  so on. And don't forget to check with parents if you are buying a  boxed series. Perhaps the child has read most of them already,  unless he is the kind who likes to re-read anyway.  One favourite author is Judy Blume. Her books appeal to boys  and girls. Because she writes for adolescents of varying levels, it is  a good idea to check the maturity rating. Also be sensitive to  parental guidelines. While liberal parents use bibliotheraphy as  family discussion starters in human issues, some would rather not  have their children reading books about adolescent problems. To  avoid offending either group, it might be a good idea to discuss  juvenile reading with the parents of the youngster.  We are fortunate to enjoy many fine bookstores in this area.  Their advice will be helpful also. Good luck in your book buying  and I hope the discussion you and your book recipient have about  books will be the reward for your pre-buying research.  Coast News, December 9, 1980 !   proiodi   OFFICE ELECTRONICS  ��� Photocopiers ��� Typewriters  ��� Cash Registers ��� Calculators  ��� Office Supplies Furniture   &   Stationery  Great Christmas Gifts  Echo ol Ihe Whistle - History of the Union  Steamship Co. - Gerala Rushton  Son of the Salmon People - Hubert Evans  Ball of the Woods -  the Gordon Gibson Story - Gordon Gibson  The Second Treasury of Hermon - Jim linger  The Third Temptation - Charles Templeton  Guiness Book of World Records  Birds of the West Coast Vol. II - Lansdowne  and many, many more. We also have classical  records & tapes and our best ever selection of  1981 calendars.  f  I  I  (  !  !  PEOPLE COME FIRST AT  PRICES EFFECTIVE: WED. - SAT. DEC. 10 - 13  pacific  EVAPORATED MILK ::.'... .U. to ii 49*  Dei Monte.-fancy   ....    .   .  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F. 7 30 - 9 am  Adult Noon Swim T & Th . 12 30 - 1 30 pm  Public Noon Swim        M A F, 12 30 - 1 30 pm  PuWIc Ennlng Swim   M.T.W,  6 30-8 30 pm  Th   6 30 - B 00 pm  Family Swim Su , 2 - 4 pm  Adult Evtnlng Swim    M A W. B 30 - 10 pm    Su   fl    '<'��� pr  Th 9 00- 10 pm  GtfflM Night T 8 30 - 10 pm  UdlM' Nighl T 4 Th . I 30 - 2 30 pm  P��r��nl A Tol T A Th .10 ��� 11 15 am  ftjbltc Wwfcind Swim   S A Su   2 ��� 4 pm   S. B ��� 10 |  PENDER HARBOUR CENTRE  Madeira P��rk��883-9100  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT  TO LIMir QUANTITIES'  ttM Coast News, December 9,1980  IImIImioom Bin   II;  A land give away?  by Ruth Foimtor 885-2418  A Land Glve-Away:  I was quite amazed to have  a small item which appeared  in the Province pointed out,  and wonder how many people  noticed it or cared. It was to  the effect that the government, in its infinite wisdom,  has agreed to hand over more  than four thousand acres of  Provincial Forest land on this  very peninsula to the Pacific  Logging Co. This is apparently  in exchange for about nine  thousand acres on Vancouver  Island which has to be used as  park land. The location of this  huge area of land which has  to be handed over from the  Sunshine Coast was not  specified in the article, and we  wonder if anyone has taken  the trouble to find out some  details of this transaction,  and just what is in it for us?  Obviously absolutely nothing  since it is a mere exchange.  Seems that those most likely  to gain from this deal would be  the land developers who are  part of the Pacific Logging  Company and possibly those  on Vancouver Island who will  have a park. But at the  expense of the Sunshine  Coast it would seem. Do we  Just sit back and take this one  too?  Halfmoon Bay producer:  I wonder how many local  people were watching the  Timmy Telethon last weekend  when they did so well by  raising well over a million  dollars for childrens' hospitals. It was of course a Lions  project and many dedicated  and hard working people are  inyolved in this worthy project. It was therefore quite  delightful when, just before  the programme closed, the  Producer of the whole thing  was introduced and turned out  to be none other than Rai  Purdy who lives in the Halfmoon Bay area. Rai is the  producer of many TV shows  and is responsible for fund-  raising telethons for childrens'  hospitals in Montreal and Calgary to name but a couple of  them. Congratulations Rai  on a good job well done.  While on the subject of the  Purdy family - there are still  a couple of "Body Newness"  classes at the Welcome Beach  Hall before wc fold up for the  Christmas vacation. Verity  Purdy teaches this most  popular class. There will be  the usual 10 a.m. sessions on  Monday, December 8th and  the last one will be on December 15th. Any of these  mornings would be a good  time for ladies over fifty who  would like to come and have a  look, at what we do so that  you can decide if you want to  join us when we start up  again after new year. All of us  who attend these classes  have been really enjoying  them and are greatly feeling  the benefit of these sessions.  Verity also has a class going in  Gibsons where a couple of her  most enthusiastic pupils are in  their eighties. So, even if you  are well over the fifty mark  you should come and join this  group - have some fun with a  bunch of the gals - and feel the  better for it. Will keep you  posted as to when the next  session will begin. These  classes are a part of the  Sunshine Coast Women's  Program who have been  working hard at getting  activities going for women on  the Peninsula.  Auxiliary dinner:  The Welcome Beach Hall  was the location for the  Halfmoon Bay Hospital Auxiliary's Christmas Dinner last  Monday, and the atmosphere  and decorations gave us our  first feel of the Christmas  spirit for this season. Almost  forty members and guests  enjoyed a very nice turkey  dinner which was provided by  Helen Robertson's catering  group. President Mary Murray extended a warm welcome  to all and introduced her new  executive for the coming year.  She also took the opportunity  to thank the out-going executive as well as all ihe members  who have worked so hard  throughout the year. Dinner  was followed by a hearty  carol singing session under  the very capable leadership  of John Hamilton whose  efforts were greatly appreciated. In all, it was a really  nice evening and those who  were unable to attend were  missed.  -THE-  p��fAll��  Tickets for the Welcome  Beach Community Association  Christmas dinner on Saturday,  December 13th have all gone  now, but you could still give  Connie Hobbs a call if you  would like your name on a  cancellation list. Could be that  someone will find that they are  unable to attend and you  might just be lucky. The  Christmas decorations will of  course be left up at the hall for  the children's Christmas party  where Santa will visit on the  afternoon of December 21st.  Shannons back home:  Vince and Mary Shannon  have returned home after  having spent the past three  months travelling all over the  continent in their camper.  Hope to get more details  of their trip when they have  had time to settle down, but  it sure is nice to see them back  with us again.  Christmas  DANCE  Friday, Dec. 19th  8 p.m. - 1 a.m.  Roberts Creek Hall  "Barrelhouse  Blues"  Tickets: $4.50  Sponsored by Roberts Creek Hockey  Call 886-2330 or 886-7795     Darcye or Bob  Roberts Creek Elementary School students are demonstrating their folk dancing skills for the benefit  of the Board of Trustees and thc general public at Thursday's School Board meeting.  \\ ...I.t II;  Pender Christmas events  by Porta Edwardion 883-2308  Bakeaale.  The Ladies from St. Andrew's Church are having a  special Christmas Baking Sale  on December 13 at the local  Swap Meet in the Community  Hall at 10 a.m. There will be  a good selection including  home made breads and mincemeat. They will also have their  usual table of White Elephant  sales.  Library news.  The Pender Harbour Library will be closed the following dates over Christmas,  December 25, 27 and 30th,  also January 1, New Year's  Day. It will be open December  23 and members may take out  two extra books for the Christmas holidays. Please be aware  that the annual memberships  are due January 3, 1981.  Two dollars for an individual  Red Tide still troublesome  and three dollars for a family.  Your library has an excellent  selection of books and they try  to keep up to date with the  best sellers. All residents are  invited to join.  Pender Harbour Children's  Christmas Party.  On December 21 at 2 p.m.  Santa will be at the Pender  Harbour Community Hall to  welcome and give treats to all  children up to eight years of  age. Pictures will be taken of  the kiddies with Santa. Spon-  Please turn to Page Eight.  SihJerSGAdL  Custom Orders for Christmas  by appointment  885-2687  Irene Blueth  M  by Jon Van Andell  The Hotham Sound oyster  people are having a tough  time this fall. Their operations  are shut down because of high  ESP counts, that is paralytic  shellfish poisoning or red tide  to the layman.  Kim Calloway of CJOR's  news department spent one  whole morning trying to get a  definitive reason from the  Department of Fisheries as to  what would cause such an  outbreak at such an unusual  time of the year. They were  pretty vague and suggested  heavy rains and warmer than  usual ocean currents might  account for it.  Nobody but nobody in  Egmont thinks that's the  whole story. Old-timers here  say they cannot ever remember red tide occurring in this  season.  Chris Angus of Totem  Oyster in St. Vincent Bay is  one of those oyster farmers  hurting from the closure.  He told us how the test for  red tide is performed. It seems  that the powers that be run the  oysters or clams through a  blender then inject the puree  into the stomach of a mouse  and watch to see how many  hours the little beasties live.  Beware, mice of B.CI.  Chris, whom we call Gus,  fpund a dead eagle on the  ground this week. Upon  looking skyward he saw  another eagle caught in the  fork of a tree branch. This bird  was alive with an injured leg.  He says his family is having a  ball feeding it and nursing it  back to life in one of his sheds.  In other St. Vincent Bay  news. Wayne Walker tragically lost three boats to last  Saturday's fierce storm and  high winds. His fish boat,  skiff, and a house boat were  beaten to death on the rocks.  Though no one can remember quite so much snow in  Egmont this early in the year,  I guess we were lucky to get  only 7-8 inches - just enough  for the kids to have a real  blast and not enough to  ditch too many vehicles  up this way.  Sunshine Coast  Pottery Guild  A Christmas  Pottery sale  sat. Dec. 13  Noon - a pm.  cralt studio  Corner of Hwy. 101  & North Rd.  Coffee l  Refreshments  Corn Bread Pan  Preseasoned  Cast  Iron  $5.98  Cowrie St.    Nexl to Getaway Holidays     885-3611  The Kiwanis Club of the Sunshine Coast  Announces  The Official opening  of  Kiwanis village Care Home  Saturday December 13th. 1980   2-0 pm.  The Public is Invited to  Tour the New Premises  Trail Bay Centre  Sechelt 885-3414  Sechelt Indian Band Assistance Program  is holding a  $500.Jackpot Bingo  Sunday. December ia, i960  at the sechelt Reserve Hall  The doors will be open at 6:00 p.m.  for the  Early Birds and the Bonanza.  1st three cards $5.00  each additional card $1.00  Tickets can be bought at the Band office  from Valerie or Mary  EVERYONE WELCOME!  from  Pender Harbour Aquatic Society  Aquatic gift certificates available for Christmas.  Make great Stocking Stuffers.  ��� Ladies Swim & Trim  Surprise her with a Session of Swim & Trim.  ��� Adults, Teens and Childrens Strip Tickets  make great gifts for kids and adults too.  ��� Skin diving course for teens  An extra special gift for the teen who likes to snorkel.  Course to be held Friday at lunch hour for 10 weeks  starting January 23, 1981.  Phone Pool at 883-2612   ^   The  pool  will  be closed for the Holidays starting  December 19,1980.  Pool will re-open January 3, 1981 following the regular  .fir  schedule.  Look for your Winter-Spring Programme in the mail.  Happy New Year  ���JVO-".o  m*  MBAMMMMtfH  ________________   _^___________,_+_��_-_-_^____^_t_t_^_^_m_^_^_^__^__. mmmmmmmm  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  wmswmmmmmmm  Music program demonstrated  by JmuUe Norton 886-9609  Roberts Creek Elementary  provided a good demonstrate of its music program  as part of the educational  presentation at the Board  meeting held at the School  last Thursday. The band  played several selections under the direction of Mr. Epp,  Mrs, de los Santos' folk  dancers performed a number  and Miss Lim's primary choir  sang several tunes. The  performances wjre well received by both the board  members and the parents who  had turned out in good force  despite the weather.  The crowd had diminished  considerably by the time  Kerry McCulloch presented  a letter on behalf of the Grade  One parents protesting the  size of the Grade One class at  Roberts Creek Elementary.  They feel that there are too  many students for one teacher  to give the attention they  require and ask that another  teacher be hired for the  school.  The crowd was even smaller  by the time Board Secretary-  Treasurer Roy Mills gave the  bad news on the tenders  for the new gymnasium at  Roberts Creek. The estimates  for the building all came in at  over $600,000, 55 to 60%  above the architect's estimate  of $380,000.  The Board and members of  the audience were stunned.  The plans are for a basic,  relatively simple structure  and there are not many things  which could be changed to  bring the costs down significantly. The project will require  major redesigning and more  funds quickly if it is to be  ready for next September.  Additional funding may be  available under the Ministry's  proposed new School Building  Manual but that apparently  cannot be banked upon.  But why should Davis Bay  qualify for a full-sized gymnasium and not Roberts  Creek which is larger, has  been working for a new  structure so long and has been  left without even an activity  room on the Ministry's approval?  Meanwhile, the architect is  doing a detailed analysis of  the tenders to see what's  wrong and the Building  Committee will meet when  they have the information they  need to discuss the matter.  Skelly visits.  Federal M.P. Ray Skelly  visited Roberts Creek last  week to talk to the "concerned  citizens" objecting to the propane tanks on the wharf.  He was very supportive of  their position and held out the  hope that the new federal  legislation governing the transportation and handling of  dangerous cargoes might be of  some help.  It is still not too late to donate to the  Elves Christmas Hampers  110 names (300 persons) have been submitted to dale  for Christmas Hampers. Let's not disappoint any ol  them.  CASH, FOOD & TOYS NEEDED  Also: Gifts (or Senior Citizens  DROP OFF  ��� Coast News Office,  DEPOTS:   * W.W. Upholstery & Boat Tops  behind Devries, Gibsons.  ^2_    ��� Benner's Furniture Store, Sechelt  Elves Club,  Box 1107, Gibsons  Phono 884-53X4  886-9351  885-5554  MLA Don lockstead has  also voiced his concern about  the hazard and the Regional  Board will stick with the policy  stated in the Settlement  Plan that the lease should  not be renewed. There are  over 500 names on the petitions being circulated but if  you have not yet signed,  they're available at the Post  Office and Seaview Market.  Living History.  Mrs. Page's Grade Five  class got a chance to "live"  history last Wednesday as  part of their study of the  exploration and settlement of  Canada. They dressed up as  explorers, settlers and Indians  and shared a lunch of potato  soup, pea soup, bannock,  jobnnycake, molasses cookies,  rock buns and matrimonial  squares with parents who  could attend.  The class sang a French  Canadian paddling song and  an English sailors' song and  saw two movies, "The Age of  the Buffalo" and one on toys  called "Fiddles and Whiramy-  diddles" (that's a notched  stick with a propellor).  New Horizons Christmas.  Members of the New  Horizons group were treated  to a hot smorgasbord lunch  at their Christmas party at the  Community Hall on December  1. There was turkey, ham,  scalloped potatoes, varied  vegetable casseroles, jelly  salads, corn muffins and  baking powder biscuits, topped off with apple and mince  pies a la mode.  Thanks were expressed to  social co-ordinator Minny Kirkland and her staff for the  supervision and preparation of  the lovely meal. Thanks were  also extended to Marian Cupit  for her usual tasteful decoration of table and stage.  "Senior senior" Dick Atkinson won the opening draw  of a Christmas cup and saucer.  While carols were played on  the piano, Madeleine Grose  won the picture contest supervised by Miss Harrold and  Joe Kertesz nudged out Edna  Hoppe by one point in the nut-  guessing contest.  A session of bingo followed,  Firm makes  Coast News, December 9,1980  (CHRISTMAS  PORTRAIT SPECIAL  |f  Colour 1 Sitting 2 - 8" X 10" Mailing Extra     �����.������  B & W or Sepia 1 Sitting 2 - 8" x 10"    ��40.����  Childrens Sitting  Colour 1 Sitting B & W 1 Sitting  1-8" x 10"    _���..        l-8"xl0"  2-5"x7"    ���i0-"       2-5"x7" **��M  W^'Sat.     Above Hun.er Gallery   Studio 886-9720|  10-5 Home 886-7955  The Roberts Creek Hall was an ideal place to do some Chrisimssshopping^^  crafts for all tastes were on sale.  with SI prizes going to Art  Cupit, Marian Cupit, Cathy  Mellis, Joe Mellis, twice to  Emily Horner, Dorothy Bruce  and Edna Hoppe.  Refreshments were served  afterwards and the President  wished all a happy holiday  and announced that the next  meeting will be held on  Monday, January 12,1981.  Hockey Dance.  The Roberts Creek hockey  team are sponsoring a dance  at the Hall on December  19. Music will be by the  Barrelhouse Blues Band and  tickets will be available at  Seaview Market.  Crib Winners.  On November 20 Ernie  Kluserits took 1st, Marcel  McNabb came 2nd and Marie  Walkey got the booby prize  in the crib tournament at the  Legion. Pat Parker and Lil  Flumerfeld split 1st and 2nd  and Marie Walkey again took  the booby prize on November  27.  The crib tournaments are  held every Thursday at the  Roberts Creek Legion, starting at 8 p.m. Everybody is  welcome.  VOSHI'S RESTAURANT    i  i^l  FOOD  for  THOOGHT  - by Yoshi Tanaka  Ole1 Serve Margarita orangedessert slice or section  oranges and sprinkle with powdered sugar and lime  juice. Let chill. Add teqwlla and Cointreau |ust  belore serving  ***  You can save almost 90 calories per serving il you  remove skin (and the lal beneath it) belore you cook  chicken  ���*���  Scandinavian tomato salad calls lor tomato wedges  and onion rings tossed with an oil and vinegar  dressing that's seasoned with dill and prepared  horseradish.  *������  Add curry powder and just a touch of honey to your  oil���and���vinegar salad dressing for an exotic taste  treat.  ���*���  Smart shoppers keep chicken necks, giblets, wing  tips, etc., to make soup. Save in the freezer until you  have enough.  ���*���  Smart   diners   tell   their   friends   about   Yoshi'j  Restaurant, Sunnycrest Shopping Centre, Gibsons.  886-8015.  And that's why we're so famous. They tell about our  good food at good prices. Join us soon!  Smart shoppers come to Ken's Lucky Dollar, Gower  Point Rd., Gibsons. 886-2257  They know they can count on our top-quality meats  and produce, and our wide selection of groceries at  attractive prices.  886-8015        Sunnycrest Shopping Centre  sacrifices  to aid Elves drive  The staff of Sunshine GM  have sacrificed their traditional Christmas staff dinner in  order to present a $1,000  cheque to kick off the Elves  yearly campaign to aid the  needy and unfortunate on the  The Super Stove Sale  of the Season is here !!  SAVE  Sunshine Coast.  The money will be used to  help fill the hampers distributed by the Elves at Christmas time. Cheques or donations may be sent to the  Municipal Hall in Sechelt,  or to Box 129, Sechelt, B.C.  We   beseech   thee   Lord  To Bless those that receive  And those that give  Help us be kind and considerate  On  this  your  Holy  Day  And thru the year  Let not one table be void  Of food and drink  And every child carry to bed  The thought of a wonderful  day  For it is in thy image  And guidance we walk this  earth.  b.k.  f  That's right.  Fisher Stoves is offering the most sensational  Sale you'll see this season, and it's just in time to make  your holidays warmer than ever. For a limited time only the  Fisher Fireplace Insert - the famous wood heater which revolutionized home  heating - is being offered at a saving you can't beat. Now it costs even less to save  more. Make your fireplace work and enjoy the cozy warmth of an efficient Fisher  Fireplace Insert. Hurry, while stock lasts!  For Sale Prices on Fisher inserts,  see our bach page ad in this issue.  Al Wagner  Invites you  to join  Big  Brothers  A service of friendship freely given by  men, to boys without  fathers.  For Information  886-2615  L      885-5664  ChiitMU Wrifiu com tme with  A Holiday Selection of  ��� Unique Gifts  * Holiday Bouquets  ��� Everlasting Arrangements  ��� Traditional Poinsettias & Christmas Cacti  Please order early to avoid disappointment  o  UNHH) ROUSTS  OFCANAMk  p.owtii i. ww, wf*n wdi  Open Mon. - Sat.  9:30 am. - 5 pm.  LATE NIGHT M���daL&7oe^a?'  OPENINGS:      DQec,22nd &23rd  9:30 am - 9 pm  'A*  Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  886-2316  xacaaM  ____________________ Coast News, December 9, 1980  The coming of the white man  A legend of Deserted Bay  by Al Lloyd  When 1 first came to Pender  Harbour, a few native people  still lived on the Garden Bay  Reserve, among them Dan  Johnson and his wife.  Dan and his wife travelled  to the store and around the  Harbour in a two-man dugout  canoe, she in the bow paddling, he in the stern, his  paddle laid thwartships, his  arms folded, serene and dignified. Once in a while he  would speak to his wife  in his soft voice, sometimes  he would pick up his paddle  and give a few quick strokes to  correct their course.  I did not get to know  Dan Johnson until I opened  my store in Garden Bay.  He came in once in a while,  but was always quiet and  reserved. Gradually we became friends and he would  talk to me of the old days,  when many of his people  lived in Garden Bay. His eyes  would sparkle when he told of  the fun they had, the girls they  chased and the tricks they  played. Too often our conversations were interrupted by  customers, but one of the  stories he told me stays in  my memory. Let's call it the  Legend of Deserted Bay -  Tsoh-Nye. I will not attempt to  use his words, just to tell the  story I heard and add my own  asides.  When the white man came  to the coast the native people  were very interested in all the  strange things he did, and  delighted   in   watching   his  every day life, his work and  certainly   his   amusements.  Gastown, as the only large  centre of white population on  the lower mainland coast was  a favourite place for "white  man watching" and native  families would travel by canoe  to Gastown and spend days or  even weeks visiting with other  families and together with  them watching the white man  with great interest and quiet  amusement. The jobs the  white man did, the tools he  used to do them, the clothes  he wore, the food he ate and  the houses he lived in. All  these held their interest  because you must remember  the native people for the most  part had never seen any of  these things before and they  were totally different from the  native ways.  Of particular interest was  the white man's habit of  drinking for pleasure and then  getting into arguments and  fights and maybe even ending  up in jail. Some native people  tried this strange custom with  most unhappy results.  One other thing the white  man had brought was disease,  diseases like chickenpox,  measles and smallpox. The  white man had been exposed  to these diseases for generations, and had developed a  large degree of immunity to  them, chickenpox and measles  being mostly considered as  minor inconveniences - smallpox was much worse but not  too serious.  For the native people none  of this held true. They had  never been exposed to these  diseases and had no immunity  and even worse, they had no  idea how to treat people  suffering from these diseases.  The result was that measles  and chickenpox were all too  often killing diseases to them  and smallpox was virtually  fatal.  A group of native people  from Jervis Inlet were in  Gastown when an outbreak of  smallpox occurred. When they  saw the white people become  ill and saw the ugly spots, they  decided this was no place to  be, so they gathered their  belongings and their children,  packed them in their canoes  and headed quickly back up  the Inlet ��� mostly to Tsoh Nye.  Little did they realize that  they were carrying not only  their children and belongings,  but an invisible cargo of  smallpox incubating in their  blood streams.  Some time later two white,  men were fishing off Tsoh  Nye, which was quite a large  settlement. As they fished,  they realized that although  many canoes were drawn up  above the high tide mark,  showing the people were  home, there was no sign of  any activity, nor was there  any smoke coming from the  houses. They talked about this  and finally their curiosity  got the better of them and  they went in to the beach to  investigate. To their surprise  they found the place was  deserted, not a soul to be  seen - so they looked in the  houses and there were dead  men, women and children ���  obviously all smallpox victims.  Both the men had had  smallpox so it did not scare  them and, despite the gruesome surroundings, figured  they should look around in  case anybody was still alive.  They went into house after  house in this fair-sized village  only to be greeted with  deathly silence in each one.  They were about to give up  their search and get back to  their boat and some fresn  clean air, when they heard  a baby cry. They looked in  the next house and there was  an infant girl at her dead  mother's breast, barely alive  but still sucking at the dry  breast.  They took the baby girl  to the beach, washed her well  in the salt chuck, wrapped her  in some clean cloth and  headed for Gastown, leaving  behind the death and desolation of what later became  known to the white man as  Deserted Bay, because the  natives, believing it cursed,  did not go there.  When Dan had got this far,  his voice was very low and his  eyes were sad with remembering - then a ghost of a  smile played over his face  and his eyes regained their  usual hint of mischief - and he  said "That girl grew up to  be a beautiful lady and she  married a good man and had  many children."  That's one story of why it's  called Deserted Bay.  RKTOllE  0WR  '��   NO NONSENSE  DIET  The NO NONSENSE DIET formula is a concentrated source of  nutrients in a delicious beverage base lorm. All necessaiy nutritional  elements   are   supplied   m   quantities   which  satisfy   bodily'  requirements. Ihe NO NONSENSE PLAN is formulated fcfopfin iff'  meals in (he diet. It is quick, convenient and very pleasant lasting,  having a milkshake consistency  THE SIMPLEST  MOST PLEASANT  LEAST COMPLICATED WAY  TO LOSE WEIGHT.  Available at  Variety Food, Glbioni Landing  Maxwoll'a Pharmacy, Ctdar Plaza Gibaona  Wealarn Drug Mart, Sechell  Good Food Health Fooda, Sechell  Wealarn Drug Mart, Sunnycrest Mall  Last Thursday the Roberts Creek Royal Canadian Legion Branch  219. donated a $500 cheque to the Gibsons Scouts. Making thc  presentation on behalf of the Legion is President Roy Milliner.  Pender Harbour  Hospital Auxiliary  Pender news (cont'd.)  Continued from Page Six.  sored by the Pender Harbour  Lions Club.  Bingo.  The Pender Harbour Community Club is having a  Special Christmas Bingo at the  hall on December 11 at 8 p.m.  Christmas dinner.  The Pender Harbour Senior  Citizens will hold their Christmas Dinner on Monday, December 15 at the Pender  Harbour Community Hall.  In charge of ticket sales is  Nell Lillington 883-2352.  Kiddles Christmas Party.  The Irvines Landing Community Club is having a  Kiddies Christmas Party on  Sunday, December 14 from  1 to 3 p.m. There will be  pictures taken with Santa and  they will be 75* each. Everyone welcome.  Retirement Party.  A combination retirement  birthday party was held at the  Parthenon    in    Sechelt   on  ��>**  v  y^  w>  ��',  HOTH.ffi)GeORGIA  801 West Georgia St., Vancouver, B.C. (604) 682-5S66  November 22 for ' Norman  Edwardson of West Sechelt.  Norman was born in Pender  Harbour and has lived all his  life on the Sunshine .Coast.  He retired from his work in the  engineering department of the  B.C. Ferries at Langdale.  When the Queen of New  Westminster was in drydock,  the crew treated him to a  dinner and a plaque for 14  years of service. His favourite  ferry he loved working on was  the Sunshine Coast Queen and  he had quite a surprise  when he received, a. two by  three foot pencil sketch of the  Queenie drawn by his brother  Clifford Edwardson of Campbell River, B.C.. He also  received a ship's clock from  the crew. A combination  birthday, retirement cake was  made by Carolyn Larson,  Norman's niece from Courtenay, B.C. Family members  at the party were - Albert  and Helen Edwardson, Madeira Park, B.C., Clifford and  Gladys Edwardson, Campbell  River, B.C., Stan and Vera  Olsen, Burnaby,.B.C., Doug  and Dolly Dickerson, Nanaimo, B.C., Menno and  Myrtle Braun, Sechelt, B.C.,  Frank and Gertie Gough,  Courtenay,   B.C.   and   Amy  Rouse, Sechelt, B.C.  Another retirement.  Andy Aitcheson, long time  Pender Harbourite who now  resides in Selma Park also  retired and had a birthday  November 25 the same day as  Norman Edwardson. He was  given a Silver Mug from the  L.C.B. Peggy Pockrant of  Madeira Park also celebrated  her birthday on November  25th.  Royal     Canadian     Legion  Br. 112. t  The popular Meat Draw  held every Saturday at the  Legion now starts at 3 p.m.  on the dot. A real biggie of a  draw is coming up in a few  weeks, so don't miss it.  Ladies Auxiliary still has  tickets on the case of Christmas Cheer at the Legion  or the Madeira Park Phar-  The Pender Harbour Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital  would like to remind you that  the closing deadline for the  "In Lieu of Local Christmas  Cards" campaign is December 12th. Please send your  donation to tne Pender Harbour   Auxiliary,    Box    101,  Madeira Park, B.C. VON 2H0  or  to  La Verne   Richardson,  R.RJ1,   Garden  VON ISO.  Bay,   B.C.  The Gibaona  Meat Market  ��� We Guarantee Service  * Quality Freihneti  "No Surprises"  Beef SAUSAGES "  ib. ���!.��  A Holiday Selection of  DELI MEATS & CHEESES  * We have Cocktail Weiners & Sausage Rolls  Lj^^Wfev��W  Make this "Easy" Mohair Sweater  with 8-10 balls. We have 12 colours  to choose from! Watch our "Free"  Knit Patterns every second week of  each month.  Trail Bay Centre 885-2725  LadieS pullOVer (cutfng onr centre   I   stitch for tin  2) and cont. each tide separately, dec.  at neck at folia: ��� I it on next alt. row,  1 it on Toll. 4th row * until 20/  20/ 21 deci have been made at neck  edge.  When work meaiurei 70 cm. (27 \ in.),  work 3 shoulder shapings al Tor back  and complete other tide to match,  reversing all shapings.  Sleevei: Using No. 3 (2) needles, cut  on 45/ 49/ 53  sts and work 9 cm.  (3) in,) in single rib. Change to No. 3 j  (4) needles and cont. in st it, inc. I it at  each end of every 6th row (17 times).  (79/ 83/ 87 sts).  When work measures 47 cm, {18} in.),  shape armholes: Cast off at each side  on every alt. row as rolls: 3 it (twice),  2 st (1/ 2/ 2 timei), 1 it (14 timei),  2 si (2/ 2/ 3 times), 3 it (twice). Cast  off rem. 15 sis.  IftU   Ml  p_____*L_Jtth)  !0 12/ 14 16/ 18.  Bust: 32" 34"/ 36" 387 40".  Materials  Pingouin "Laine et Mohair": 8/ 9/  10 balls in Gitane No. 08. 1 Pair each  No. 3 mm. (US No. 2) and No. 3 J mm.  (US No. 4) needles.  Stitches used  Single rib: *kl, pt *.  Slocking   stitch:   *  knit   I   row,  purl  I row ���.  Tension/Gauge  22 sts and .10 rows - 10 cm. (4 in.)  usin_ No 3 j mm. (US No. 4) needles and  Mocking Mitch.  Instructions  Fop Men Onlv w  (Need Help?)  We Can Help You  Select a Gift For Your Special Lady ���  Also, We Can Help  Dress YOU tor the Holiday With Our  New selection ol  Blazers  Shirts, and  Dress Pants  Sechelt's  l$w$t  The Dock Cowrie St.    885-5323  Back: Using No. 3 12) needles, cast on  106/ 111/ 116 sts and work 9 cm.  (3 J in.) in single rib, Change to  No. 31 (4) needles and cont in st st.  When work measures 49/ 48/ 47 cm.  (19J/ 18j/ 18} in.), shape armholes:  Cast off at each side on every alt.  row as foils: 3 si (once). 2 st (once)  and 1 st (4 times)/ 3 st (twice) and  I st (4 times)/ 3 st (twice) and I st  (5 limes). (88/ 91/ 94 Ms). When work  measures 70 cm. (27 j in), shape  shoulders: CaM off at each side on every  alt. row as Tolls: 8 si (3 times)/  9 st (once) and 8 st (twice)/ 9 s( (twice)  and 8 st (once). Cast off rem. 40/ 41/  42 sts for neck.  Front: Work as given Tor back. When  work measures 49 cm. (19J in.), shape  neck: Divide work into 2 equal sections  TO  �� 58  9**0  t  m  ��t m Jot  Neck border: Using No. 3 (21 needles.  cast on 151 sts and work 3 cm. (1J in.)  in single rib. Cast off.  To make up   Stitch shoulder seamt. Stitch sleeves  in place. Stitch side and sleeve tcami.  Slitch neck border in place and stitch  edges at cenlre front.  JUST OFF THE  PRESS  (Well Illustrated)  "The West Howe Sound Story" is a comprehensive  and authentic record of events at West Howe Sound,  with Gibson's Landing as the focal point, depicting a  ninety-year period, and elaborating on every phase  of development and progress, such as pre-empting,  logging, ranching, farming, fishing, steamboat and  other service; industry, chruches and community  development; as well as businesses and professional services, medical and hospital services  included.  BOOKS ARK AVAILABLE  at  THE WYNGAERT HOME  (A central location)  1728 N. Fletcher Road. Gibsons  Books available Tuesday through Saturday,  1:30 to 5:30 p.m. weekly.  AUTOGRAPHED COPIES: $13.00  All sales on a cash basis.  C.O.D. orders not accepted.  For orders outside Gibsons, add $1.00  for mailing costs.  Mailing address: -  F.J. Wyngaert,  Highway 101,  R.R. 1, Gibsons, B.C.  VON IVO  ���MMMI  _t_^_^_t_t_tm  MHtMtte  MM Coast News, December 9, 1980  Something about Christmas  Maryanne  viewpoi  by Maryanne West  "Write something about  Christmas" a friend asked,  going on to say that she was  always saddened to hear so  many people complaining  when Christmas should be one  of the happiest seasons of the  year.  Christmas Day itself, and in  fact, the twelve days of  Christmas always seem to zip  by too fast to really accomplish  all the things you plan to do  during the holiday, so I  suspect the secret of the joy of  Christmas comes in the  looking forward to it and the  preparations. And I'm sure  that joy comes in large part  from the traditions which  every family develops over the  years, some of which change,  or ate adapted to meet changing circumstances. Most  important are the special  foods to be prepared, which  are only enjoyed at this  season, special decorations to  be made, a family outing to  find a Christmas tree perhaps,  a visit to Santa, the school  concert and of course Church  observances of the festival.  We have been particularly  lucky in having the traditions  of two cultures to draw on,  especially the German background, so rich in Weihnacht  symbolism.  The Christmas season,  though, begins usually at  Thanksgiving, when daughters can be expected home for  the weekend and they like to  keep the old English tradition  of everyone making a wish as  they stir the Christmas pudding. It's still the traditional  Christmas pudding, heavy  with fruit and nuts, served  ceremoniously with a sprig  of holly, but we usually save  it for New Year's Day; it's  really too rich to follow turkey  and all the trimmings.  The countdown to Christmas really starts on the last  weekend in November, usually the first Sunday in Advent  when German families make  or buy an Adventzkranz,  a wreath of fir to hang in their  window. I use cedar because  it's easier to work with and  doesn't drop needles. The  wreath is bound with red  ribbon and hangs by four red  ribbons from the ceiling. It has  four fat red candles one to be  lit for each of the Sundays  in Advent.  When the children were  small they each had an Advent  Calendar with a door to open  on each day of December up to  Christmas Eve, a delightful  European custom guaranteed  to get even lie-a-beds up in the  morning, We used to have  ours sent by relatives but now  you can buy them in many  stores across Canada, in  Gibsons they're usually quickly sold out.  December 6th is the Feast  of St. Nicholas, looked forward  to by many European children  but unknown to English  children when I was growing  up. Our children put their  shoes outside the door on St.  Nicholas' Eve, in the. shoes  Lebkuchen for St. Nicholas,  a carrot for his big white  horse and the letters to Santa  Claus which English children  would throw onto the fire so  that the draught took them up  the chimney en route for the  North Pole. In Germany, St.  Nicholas brings candy for  good children, and ours  usualy received a pair of mitts  as well, it being that time of  year.  Lebkuchen is a honey  and spice cookie only made  at this time of year and  there are as many variations I  think as there are German  families, ranging from cookies  to a cake-like bar and depending upon which part of the  country you came from.  After the Lebkuchen .the  serious business of. making  Weihnacht's Gebaeck begins.  When I inherited my Mother-  in-law's cookie cutters I gave  up making . the traditional  English cake and. mince  pies and we now celebrate  Christmas with a host of  special cookies, Springerle,  Zimmt Sterne, Spritz Pfeffer-  neusse and many others. And  this year the added joy of snow  falling steadily outside to  enhance the warmth of the  kitchen and the fragrant  smells.  It was of course most fun  when the children, were all  here and cookie making was a  family entertainment, but  Janie, the Boxer, does her  best to make up for their  absence. Appointing herself  the official taster she sits close  beside me, her big brown eyes  smiling hopefully, and although I can't see it I know her  little stumpy tail wags joyfully  whenever I look at her. Young  Schnickelfritz doesn't understand yet what Christmas is  all about, but he soon catches  on when he hears Janie  eating!  For those who keep the old  tradition of candles on the  tree, lighting it is a ceremonial  occasion each night from  Christmas Eve to Twelfth  Night. When the children  were small it didn't stay lit  very long, even though we  sang carols by its soft light,  the little ones were too eager  for their turn to blow the  candles outl Then of course it  was off to bed with those long  I '   _                     ________\\___J J  ^F>*t_^_*  _��_____ iV'-^mm  mm    < J ���'  ~__.      _m  K*1    LiF"__.____                              A  BpsM  E  \ ^ if ���ISl       /  !l t  ���Jf^-         *  t^**  ��� \  >���__       __mA  .-*.   *\                         1  capilano  college  Invitea applications for  temporary part-time instructor  for Its  BUSINESS MAM8EMEIIT  Local Girl Guides were wide-eyed and eager to help thc crowds that visited their Christmas goods  stand in Sunnycrest Mall on Saturday.  empty stockings to hand at the  foot ofthe bed.  Is there a more evocative  memory of childhood when  waking up on Christmas  morning, reaching along the  bed in the dark for that  bulging sock, recognizing  familiar shapes and exploring  the odd and unusual ones  until excitement got the better  of one and on went the lights?  The formal exchange of  gifts around the tree waits  until the dog has bad a walk  and the morning chores are  done and is always enjoyed  to the accompaniment of an  excited Boxer, dancing in the  paper wrappings, checking  your presents for eatable  goodies, ail the while squeaking her new rubber mouse.  This year there will be. a  squeaky mouse for Schnickel  too, and if he catches on, and  he tends to take his cue from  Janie, there will be a chorus of  squeaks to enliven the party.,  I'm running out of space  and there are so many more  nice things about Christmas,  the making or finding of the  just right gift you know will  bring pleasure, the familiar  music, even if it rings in your  ear in the supermarket and  best of all the letters from  friends whom we haven't  seen for many a year keeping  us in touch and up to date with  their lives.  Without Christmas would  we get in touch so regularly  every year? 1 doubt I would, as  it is when Twelfth Night rolls  around and all the decorations  are stored away for another  year, I still have letters to  write to patient friends who  write me every year in time for  Christmas in the faith that I'll  get around to replying before  midsummer.  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  at its Sechelt Campus.  Duties: To teach courses In supervisory skills.  Qualifications:  Appropriate experience and education in the field.  Those with teaching experience preferred.  Appointment: Temporary ���  Wednesday evenings,  (January 1 to April 30, 1981)  Salary: Faculty scale.  Applications to: Dean Career  Vocation Programs.  Capilano College  20S5 Purcell Way  North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3H5  Closing date: December 15, 1980.  You'll find       . ��  Lingerie  u &  Loungewear  11   to suit every taste  at  885-9666  Dispatch  Box 172,  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  Swanson's 885-5333  L & H Swanson Ltd.  Accounts  Sand, Brawl  DUMP TRUCKS  Economiser  Sechelt Western  Trail Bay Centre   885-9833  MANY MORE UNADVERTISED SPECIALS  Each western Drug Mart is individually owned  and operated thus assuring personal interest in  the needs of their customers Take the  opportunity today to get to know your local  western Pharmacist  msussBsammmLmm  wsmsssmassasjsaaaLmim  wmmm 10
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Thursday, December 18th at
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Tuesday, December 16th at
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Theme is "Looking Back at
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Brian   Barnes'   Performance
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Seniors.   December   14th   -
evening performance Lyn Vernon and the Gibsons Sound
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9, 10's. A Christmas Play.
Tentatively scheduled Thursday, December 18th at 1:00
Thursday December 18th at
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Christmas Concert.
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The schedule changes below are effective from Wednesday, December 17,1980. The one
exception is Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 1980, where a special schedule is
planned so that as many of our employees as possible can spend Christmas with their
B.C. Ferries wishes Seasons Greetings to you and yours.
The following schedule will be in effect
from Wednesday, December 17, 1980 to
Wednesday, December 24, 1980 inclusive.
And Irom Friday, December 26, 1980 to
Sunday, January 4, 1981.
Lv Horseshoe Bay
morning 7:40 a.m.. 8:15, 10:10.
afternoon 12:25 p.m., 2:45, 5:05.
evening      7:15 p.m., 9:30, 11:30.
Lv Langdale
morning     6:20 a.m., 9:00, 9:15, 11:15.
afternoon  1:35 p.m., 3:55.
evening      6:10 p.m., 8:25,10:30.
The following schedule will be in effect
from Monday, January 5,1981 until further
Lv Horseshoe Bay
morning      740 a.m., 8:15. 10:10, 11:15.
afternoon   12:25 p.m., 2:45, 5:05, 5:20.
evening      7:15 p.m., 8:15, 9:30,11:30.
Lv Langdale
morning      6:20 a.m., 9:00, 9:30, 11:15.
afternoon  12:30 p.m., 1:35, 3:55.
evening      6:10 p.m., 6:30, 8:25, 9:30,
Thursday, December 25, 1980
Lv Horseshoe Bay
morning:     10:10 a.m.
afternoon   12:25 p.m., 2:45, 5:05.
evening      7:15 p.m., 9:30,11:30.
Lv Langdale
morning:     9:00 a.m., 11:15.
afternoon   1:35 p.m., 3:55.
evening      6:10 p.m, 8:25,10:30.
The following schedule is now in effect
until June 1981.
Lv Earls Cove
morning      7:15 a.m* 9:15, 11:15.
afternoon   1:15 p.m., 4:30.
evening      6:30 p.m., 8:30,10:30.
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Two applications rejected
Foreshore leases discussed in Gibsons
The issue of foreshore leases in the Gibsons Harbour area
became a major topic at last Tuesday night's meeting of Gibsons
Council received a copy of a letter addressed to HJNJ
Enterprises from District Land Manager Larry Sorken, in which
Mr. Sorken advised Harry Smith, Gibsons Harbour Master and
operator of a barging and towing business in Howe Sound, that
council was opposed to his application for a waterlot lease near
the beacon in Gibsons Harbour on the grounds that such a lease
would be detrimental to the aesthetics of the area.
Mr. Smith stated that he had merely filled out the forms given
him by Mr. Sorken, which proved to be an application for a
waterlot lease. Mr. Smith also pointed out that the area in
The Mundells and Stewarts
wish to announce Ihe sale ol
J. B. Excavating Ltd.
In future, it will be known as
J. B. Excavating 1980, Ltd.
We would like to thank our customers for their
patronage, and our employees for their dedication.
We wish the new owners every success in Ihe
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question is a shallow reef area, so the mooring of barges would
not interfere with navigation in the harbour.
"I'm suggesting we try it for a year," Smith said, "If you decide
it's unsightly, I'll move it."
Mayor Goddard advised Mr. Smith that council would be
prepared to .consider his application for a yearly Licence of
Council also received a copy of a letter addressed to the
attention of Municipal Planner Rob Buchan, from Diamond J
Properties Ltd. of Vancouver, protesting council's rejection of
their application for a foreshore lease in conjunction with a
proposed townhouse development for Lot 8, Blocks D, H and J.
(Site of the old Gibsons Pool Hall).
Ihe letter also made reference to the Regional Board's recent
invitation for written public comment on the granting of
foreshore leases which Mr. Rowledge said he suspected, "brought
predictable viewpoints as probably 95% ofthe respondents would
be from property owners who do nol own waterfront property."
Alderman Larry Trainor took strong exception to the brief
sixth paragraph in which Rowledge stated "I realize that most
politicians are sensitive to public opinion, but I do think the
recommendations of qualified Planning Consultants should carry
more weight."
"Planners are hired by council to give professional opinions,
not to make decisions. That is our prerogative", Trainor stated
Trainor recommended that council take note ofthe proposed
foreshore lease guidelines recently drawn up by the Regional
Board's Waterlot Lease Committee and that council consider
establishing similar guidelines to govern future waterlot lease
applications within the Village's jurisdiction.
The letter was referred to Planner Rob Buchan.
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HtaMflMMMMMfll Coast News, December 9, 1980  11  Sunnycrest Centre News  Published at Gibsons, B.C.      Serving ihe Sunshine Coast since 1976        December 9, 1980  "...i-.    I ��� ���   Christmas Issue   -������ ^������������t.*'"^  SANTA STILL AT SUNNYCREST!  Santa will be listening to Christmas Wishes on 6 more days!  Bring Your Christmas List  to Sunnycrest Centre!  We have that  SPECIAL GIFT  you Ye looking for!  SPECIAL  SHOPPING HOURS  Most stores will be  OPEN  Sunday, Dec. 2lst  11 am - S pm  rj  Dec. 22nd & 23rd  9 am - 9 pm  "    ','     '���'' ' " ��� i        ���"���'         -���-.      .- ,J'��   . IJI"IIM��PI �������  33 Shops & Services  to Serve You!  Fri. Dec. 19  Sat. Dec. 20  Sun. Dec. 21  Mon. Dec. 22  Have your picture  taken with Santa  Professional Photos  by  ttilKOAtf  Saan  T.J. Sound  Douglas Variety  Fawkes Books & Stationery  Gibson's Realty  The Fab Shop  Royal Bank of Canada  Toys for all Ages  Link Hardware  Crest Sewing Centre  Henry's Bakery  Simpson-Sears  Yoshi's Restaurant  Super-Valu  Canadian Imperial Bank  Cactus Flower  of Commerce  Kits Cameras  Liquor Store  Driftwood Crafts  Party Stop  J's Unisex  Orange Oasis  Gibson's Travel  Western Drug Mart  Don's Shoes  You' Dels  Todd's Children's Wear  Goddards Fashion Centre  Richard's Mens Wear  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems  Trail Bay Sports  Diamond T.V.  Phil Gordon Accountant  Make Your Christmas a Happy One !  Shop at  7'm  The Sunnycrest Centre ��� 33 Shops to Serve You  SBB  "*'"���-��� mm  12  Coast News, December 9, 1980  LUCKY DOLLAR r���CDS  OVERLOOKING BEAUTIFUL GIBSONS HARBOUR  PECDLC  RADISHES  2  Bunches  Imported  imported  StUEET POTATOES   AA.  VAMS , 29��  B.C. Dry Belt - Canada #2  POTATOES  15 lb. bag  *\\   Florida  *1.99  breed onions 2.19c  390  TOMAfOES  Our Own Freshly Baked  . *'"."���  w Chicken Pies     . 59*  a>^L cL Our Own Freshly Baked  ^ Mincemeat Pies. J\ .99  Christmas Crackers  il  I have this wretched friend. I suppose fate deals us all  one. She phoned me up the other day and reminded me  that in this very space a few weeks 030 I'd written about  making gingerbread houses. 77/ bet you haven't made  yours yet," she said, with that smug tone that friends  who know you produce when they know they've caught  you out. Of course, she was right. My alter ego had told  me that I should have, and I'd agreed, and when I'd  agreed I figured I'd done enough and promptly forgot all  about it. My friend soon sorted me out. She invaded my  kitchen and we spent a busy afternoon making not just  one but six gingerbread houses. As you read this we  should be slapping icing on our "villages" so that they  resemble the present state of the Sunshine Coast. I'm  thinking of changing the whole game for next year. How  d'you fancy a beach scene with ginger...bread palm  trees!  Fool-proof Gingerbread  1 cup shortening  2 cup sugar  1 cup molasses  I  2 tablespoons vinegar  1/2 teaspoon salt  1 tablespoon ground ginger  1 teaspoon cinnamon  1 teaspoon ground chves  5 cups flour  1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda  It's awful stuffto rollout. I've found the easiest way for  me is to put some directly into a baking sheet, place  some waxed paper over top and roll it out in the tray  until it's about 3/8" thick, lusea glass bottle to get right  in to the corners. Tuke your templates and with a sharp  knife cut round each piece. Remove off the bits you  aren't going to bake and plonk thembackinyour mixing  bowl for later use. Bake at 350 degrees F for eight  minutes.  When baked place on a cooling rack and when quite  cold place in an airtight tin for a week before you start  building. Then plaster your edifice together with king  made from icing sugar and egg whites and let your  imagination run riot. Place when completed in some  inaccessible spot out of the reach of smartie snatchers  and gum drop gobblers!  Christmas does creep up on one. / decided this was  the year I was not going to send Happy New Year  parcels. I zapped presents together with Superman  speed and threw in some quicky candies to keep the  British Sweet Tooth in a permanent state of decay.  Chocolate Truffles  vi hy day, item by item, we 00 more 1  ���ouldlng variety, quality and friendly  uie reserve the right to limit Quantities'  ree Delivery to the Wharf  In  i-2257  Pacific Instant ���_   _mg��  milk powder ,5***5.49  Dad's - AH Butter A _    ��� ^  shortbread 3.��gm��1.fl9  Royal City - Fancy No. 2 AAA  P63S 398 mil WJ*  Idahoan AAA  lostant potatoes ����� 99��  Au Gratin & Scalloped  Tetley A-   AM  tea Dags .J1.99  Robin Hood - All Purpose ^_  A||  flour ���ke��5.99  Catelli - Ready Cut, Catelli - Long  macaroni/spaghetti J2.79  Brunswick ^ /AAA  sardines ,2gm 2/89��  Catelli BAA  tomato sauce �����,,59Q  For Spaghetti  FritoLay ABA  potato chips ��m 95c  Peek Frean's ^���   A A  digestlue biscuits mJ\. 99  Bassett's 4, -    m_t%  licorice allsorts $1.49  I  w  1  D4ICY  Imperial - Soft Tub  maryanne 454gm  Monarch BAA  margarine ��*&&.    ���gm 5���  9901  Minute Maid ^ _   A||  orange lulce     ... '1.09  SI .45  Delnor - Fancy  peas  907 gm  ��� Clean Johe section ���  Auntie: "When I was a child, I was told If I made ugly (aces I would stay  like It."  Little Joan: "Well, you can't say you weren't warned, Auntie."  PBBOOOBBPWOaOBOOaoi  ALL SPORTS  MARINE i  FROES       f\  FROE      /  |  MALLETS /   J  In-Store        l   J  Specials    __j--^    jj  Wei Wear Jf^~-^~ 8  Fishing Gear 886-9303 \  tf- ^-mA0AM Coast News, December 9, 1980  DECEMBER SAVINGS  PRICES EFFECTIVE:  wed. - Sun.  Dec. 10 -14  Open Fridays til 7 p.m.  Open Sundays & Holidays  10 a.m. -5p.m.  DOLLAR  'tf^S^J^S^SW^S^S^S^SfiW^SS^ ftX^&f&fSmttttm^'^  Spork  luncheon meat  5,gm*1.29  $1.69  990  909 mil  .42gm  Heinz Tomato  Ketchup  Lipton Chicken Noodle  SOUP Mix  Fortune _m_t*_i_  fruit cocktail ��mi, 99��  Puritan ^ _   __  stews ��gm��1.75  Beef, Irish & Meatball  |r   Master Blend A^ ^^  8 cottee Msm $2.99  Delta - Long Grain ^^ __  rice 8kg$2.75  Neilson's ��� Cocktail jj_   ^A  PeanillS vacuum pack 350 gm  V I ��������!!  Saran Jumbo ^ -   m|  food wrap ��.,.<. '1.29  Paimolive ^ -   m%  ��� hand soap 3J1.39  ft  Glad-Kitchen ^-    _-^  If garbage bags .J1.49  Arctic Power ttk_^t  ___.___.  pwd detergent::...,,k8*3.99  HCLSEWAEES  JIBBERS S BAR SETS  Package of 2 jiggers or a box of 3 assorted  bar tools. Stocking stuffers for dad!  Reg. $1.29  Special Purchase Price 99c  JELLY MOULDS  In a variety of shapes & patterns in large &  small. Save 50c on each.  small special Purchase Price  Reg.'1.95 $lflg  Large Special Purchase Price  Reg. $2.79 $2.29  COOKIE CUTTERS  Package of 3 assorted Xmas cutters.  Reg. $1.99  Special Purchase Price  $1.35  Will Trade You  Coffee for a  Christmas Tree  Decoration!  886-9021  Dell and Health  Jfoobs  Special on  Rose Hips  Time Release  Beg. $8.95  vitamin c-iooo mg.  now ��7."  JBMffi  ttA*��^^^A_^*_ti_**_e^_Si^*_et*  Gov't. Inspected Canada Grade H    A||  VA  PRIHfE RIB MAST. *2.79  J1.09  Lean Beef  SHORT RIBS  Fletcher's  BUDGET SLICED  SIDE BACON 500 gm. pkg.  $1.49  PORK SMISABE  , *1.09  Edney'  SHOP       lALlV  iimply Meant To Win!  I just can't keep this to myself.  Each Monday morning I make the weekly  draw for $50.00 worth of free groceries, as  advertised in the bottom right corner of our  ad. Last week, because I was away this duty  was overlooked.  Along came Eileen Spencer, who is one of  our regular patrons, complaining to Liz that  . the draw had not been made, and she wasn't  going to leave until it was, - all this in a spirit  of fun and good will, of course!  Liz, realizing our oversight, immediately  got the box, shook it, put her hand in and  stirred the tickets around. She then offered  Eileen the chance to make the weekly draw.  Need I say more? Up came Eileen with her  own ticket! After the pretended 'fuss' Liz  said that the expression of embarrassment  and surprise on Eileen's face was a sight to  behold.  Congratulations, Eileen! What motivated  you to ensure that the draw was made in  your presence, and that your own ticket  came up, is one of those strange things like  another incident I'd like to tell about.  About eight or ten weeks ago, I prepared  to make the draw as usual. I opened the box  after mixing up the tickets really well and  pulled out the 'chance' winner and announced the name to Tina Arthur, our bookkeeper for her records. Gp ..    \ ������.���.  In my horror, I noticed that in my  exuberant shaking of the box, I had dropped  a ticket on the floor. I felt guilty to think that  the owner of the ticket on the floor didn't  have a chance. As I reached down to pick it  up, I saw that the ticket on the floor had the  same name on it as the winner just declared!  As I say, - these two people were simply  meant to win and it conjures up strange  thoughts about chance and circumstance.  The weekly Real Win $50.00 food draws  were started to offset other types of chance  games being offered. It was also an attempt  to show our genuine appreciation, in a  useful manner, to a substantial number of  our patrons in this our 10th anniversary  year.  It is a very popular feature. Although we  offered this weekly prize only to the end of  1980, and are now planning a master draw of  all non-winners for a larger sum, we are  looking at the possibility of continuing with  our draws in the New Year for a month or  two at least.  Wa  ^-oO,<  .#  1. Cut out this Coupon  2. Attach to your Sales Slip  3. Return to Ken's Lucky Dollar  %      ���  V*  <k  <i  DRAW TO BE MADE SUNDAY AT 5 p.m.  NAME__ TEL NO.    POSTAL ADDRESS  There will be a fresh draw each week from now until the end of ���  1980, commemorating our 10th Anniversary!  19th  Grocery Draw Winner  Eileen Spencer  Shop ni confidence. Our prices are uery competitlue.  We ml not be undersold on these aduertlsed Items.  We fully gi arantee euerything we sell to he satisfactory.  or money cheerfully refunded. '14  w*m  Coast News, December 9, 1980  mmmwrnmrn  A tough trip  Ramblings  of a Rover  bv Dee Cee  There is a well-known saying  ' that "history repeats itself and  1 am  not about to produce  ' evidence to the contrary or try  , in  any  way  to  refute  that  'statement.  I had experienced  ' cold and hungerduringmy first  ! winter in Canada and now in  ' the early spring of 19301 wasto  have to undergo those miseries  once again. The only difference  being that I was more or less  stationary in Montreal the first  time while now I was moving  , from   place   to   place,  either  hitchhiking on thc highways or  more often riding thc freights.  While the stock markets had  been crashing and it was  reported that financiers were  jumping oul of 14th storey  buildings on Wall Street, Bay  Street or St. James' Street  (what difference did the name  of the street make on that  fateful 29th of October 1929?).  Sid and I had been comfortably  tucked away in the north  woods of Ontario working for  thc American firm of Carpenter & Hixon and neither of us  had any conception of the vast  scale of the depression that was  to follow, if we were aware of it  at all.  1 think 1 have mentioned  before that conditions in  Canada were none too good  preceding the crash and not  only were jobs in short supply  bin le wages paid for one's  labour were pitifully low. Now,  howev r, with the odd excep-  tio, ���', farm work there were no  job d all and many of the  fai is, desperately in need of  hew., were beset with low prices  foi leir produce and were  unarii.- to pay wages for that  help and had to struggle along  the best they could in order to  feed themselves, their families  and their stock and still have a  little left over when tax time  rolled around.  Alter our experiences in  Sudbury with that half-demented, rubbing alcohol saturated  ex-miner, Sid and I stopped  over briefly al North Bay in our  quest for work. Finding none,  we proceeded first to Ottawa,  or rather Hull, then on to  Montreal. Still no work, but it  was in that latter city that we  heard there were all kinds of  jobs   to   be   had   in   Saint  John, New Brunswick, where  there had been a disastrous fire  in the harbour that winter and  they were now in the process of  rebuilding.  Up to this time we had been  paying our way on the trains  but now with our resources  practically non-existent, our  only means of getting to Saint  John was to hop a freight. For  me to attempt to portray what  it was like to ride a freight train  in the latter part of March is  about ai futile as trying to  describe a violent storm at sea  or the beauties of the Taj  Mahal to someone who has  never seen either. I rode quite a  few freights in those Depression years and I think I can  truthfully say that this was one  of the worst trips 1 have ever  undertaken. Not only was it a  miserable and freezing experience but it was only too  evident that the combined  forces of the train crews,  railroad bulls and provincial  police were all out to make it as  difficult as they possibly could,  to prevent us from reaching our  objective. As the years went by  it appeared, to me at least, that  they relented a little, were not  quite so dedicated in their  animosity towards the hoboes  who were forced to use this  method of transportation.  Perhaps it was the impossibility  of trying to stop so many  hundreds, or it could have been  a softening in their attitude  towards us. However that trip  will forever stand out as a  nightmare and should have  been enough to deter even the  most obstinate from ever riding  the rods again.  I cannot remember, nor do I  wish to, how many times we  were thrown off only to hike a  few miles of roads and then,  usually at night at some lonely  water station, hop on to  another freight and socontinue  our journey. It was an Odyssey  of sorts and one that I would  not care to repeat, but eventually we did reach Sainl John  only to discover that all thejobs  had been taken long ago and  that Ihe odds of our finding  work in the future were about  equal to that of one buying a  ticket on a lottery in the vain  hope of winning a fortune.  I do recall one freezing night  Junior curling  On Hiday,November 28 five  teams of junior curlers travelled to Richmond Winter  Club for an inter-club ex-  ha ge. This was a return event  Im .. similar competition held  earl :i in thc year in Gibsons.  A  total of 20 games were  p! with   the   Richmond  i ji     coming out on top in  : by a score of 27-23. Top  lis teams was skipped by  mmmmmmmm  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  AL'S USED  FURNITURE  886-2812  ��l  Rick Buckmaster and included  Andrew Tietzen, Kirk Illingworth. and Greg Esselmont.  One of the major junior  competitions for boys takes  place on Dec. 12, 13 & I4atthe  Hollyburn Curling Club. This  is the zone 3 play-off which  eventually leads to the International Uniroyal World Junior Championship. Three  teams from our area will be  entering this play-off and  looking for as much support as  possible. Drop by and cheer  them on in this competition.  Further play-offs for both hoys  and girls take place in January  1981.  learns travelling to Holly-  burn on December 12- 14 will  likely be: Shayne Davis, Jeff  Krintila, Kevan Van Velzen,  Dainian Shtenz. Rick Buck-  master, Glen Fisher. Andrew  Tietzen, Andy Solinsky, Brad  Dorais, Ross Elson, Glen  Hapch.ir, Kirk Illingworth.  NEW  WINTER  HOURS  Tues. - Sat  9 am. - 3:30 pm.  For appointments please call  886-7621  during  these hours  We will be  CLOSED  from  Dec. 22nd  til Jan. 6th  for  Christmas  holidayb  A full Line of  Plumbing Supplies  Hwy 101 _ Pratt Rd.  MMMMMMSH^ifWMI  ����a4k! :  %  N^<*5  JANE'S (C  \    TUB & TOP     /     y  \.���    SHOI'    f-J     A  J^l^TMI&l        ��  when hungry and desperate we  broke into a summer cottage on  the edge of what was probably,  in summertime, a beautiful  lake. We were both of us not  only soaked to the skin as we  had been tramping all day in a  steady downpour of rain mixed  with snow hut so famished we  would have eaten almost  anything. We searched the  place, which was not large,  from room to room and  eventually came on a large,  tightly sealed tin that on  opening proved to contain  rolled oats. We already had a  mm  roaring Are going in the camp  stove, as the porch was well  stocked with split logs and even  kindling. Finding a somewhat  dilapidated, slightly rusted pot  we half filled it with snow and  ice and, as soon as it came to  the boil, dumped in the oats  and made a king of �� half  porridge, half gruel supper for  ourselves. We had no salt, no  sugar, no milk but it warmed  up our bellies to a remarkable  degree so that later, stretched  out on the floor near the stove  and rolled up in some drapes  we took down, we were able to  forget our miseries and get a  few hours of sleep, before  daylight arrived and warned us  to get to hell out of there and be  on our way.  A few days and nights in  Saint John and a few free bowls  of soup or a sandwich at some  mission and Sid had had  enough, and who could blame  mmmmmm  mm  him? I don't think he really was  settled in his mind to make  Canada his permanent home,  even had times been better and  existence not so precarious.  Anyway, one morning he  announced he was heading for  Halifax to try for a job on a  cattle boat going to England.  Whether he ever made it or not  I never found out, but I  declined his offer to accompany him as, although my  future appeared bleak, there  was nothing left in the old land  for me. Sure, I had parents  there, brothers and a sister, but  I had made a mess of things  over there before I left and I  was still too unsettled to  entertain the idea of going back  and starting all over again.  What the future held God  only knew. Perhaps there were  more punishments in store but  so help me 1 was far from  finished and deep down I really  liked this country and it's free  and easy ways, compared with  the stuffiness and narrow-  minded attitude of those I had  left behind in the Old Country.  We shook hands, gave each  other a friendly grin and so we  parted. Sid heading east for  Halifax and I, shouldering my  packsack, retracing my way  west to further adventures. Call  it fate, call it Kismet, I guess  that's the way it had to be.  ELECTROHOMB  Sales & Service  SUNSHINE COAST T.V.  885-9816  Kire and police were quickly on the scene to extinguish an  equipment fire at Fiedlers pit  on Stuart Road last Wednesday.  Windmill Wildcatters  by Joan Huestts Foster  A bunch of us were lounging about one evening thinking vitriolic thoughts about  homely old Hydro and her'relentless pursuit of our inflation-dwindled pay cheques.  Thus was born a small clever  group of dedicated souls  calling themselves the "Windmill Wildcatters". "We'll  all build windmills and beat  them at their own game,"  was our rallying cry I My  thoughts leaned towards a  sort of Holland Highlands,  through Roberts Creek and  around Gower Point. I could  see multi-coloured floral painted paddle wheels sweeping  lazily in the sunlit ocean  breezes. We could feel the  warm spreading satisfaction  of sending bills to Hydro,  charging interest for late  payment, or charging a nominal rental for any of their  poles encroaching on our land.  A visionary lof, our plans  were laid, several volumes  were purchased and all were  encouraged, by the books, to  carry this thing through.  One ardent charter exponent  of the idea garnered a slightly  rusted voltage regulator from  a dead Oldsmobile in his  garden. Our first piece of  authentic equipment! Our  enthusiasm was rampant.  We began lining up old  batteries from the junk yard.  Anyone with any thought or  talent to contribute to this  venture was hailed as a  dedicated hero. Mechanics,  teachers and of course painters.  We abandoned ourselves to  glorious planning which in-  ill!  eluded as a matter of course  National Magazine write-ups  with witty profiles. Our  homemade future pools and  Jacuzzis were free (that lovely  word) Free to keep churning  and steaming at no cost to us  at all. We decided to dispense  power with understandable  generosity to our more likeable neighbours.  Then we spoke to someone  who knew someone on Cortez  Island who had a Windmill.  This chap had really studied  the whole business and so  much for the nice warm  bubbles. The Windmill man  had acquired four thousand  dollars worth of left-over  Government batteries and  those were a bargain. The  tower has to be fifty or sixty  feet high, steel and well  clamped into the ground, guy  wires etc., lest the wind that  runs it also topple it. How  would our nice neighbours  appreciate that? The damned  thing is in a constant state of  disrepair and requires diligent  and ceaseless maintenance.  It's worse than chickens, you  can't go anywhere and really  splendid for refreezing food.  The total cost is somewhere  above eight thousand and the  gentleman's pragmatic suggestion was that if we had the  eight thou why not invest it  and use the interest to pay  Hydro. He just shattered our  bright yellow dreams.  Oh well, if there weren't  any dreamers in this world  there wouldn't be any dreams  and that wouldn't be much  fun. It was nice while it  lasted... even better than the  Sweepstake dream.  These may be the most mixed up times  in history but they will probably never be  any better, and one thing for sure, you'll  never see better prices for motor bikes,  or better quality either.  Special Christmas  introductory Offer  1981V Zingers  (Reg. $569.oo)  PENINSULA  MARKET  885-9721    Davis Bay, B.C.  tide tables  Helen  Point  net-:  Mkinson  S    Writ. II.,-. Ill  IX05  Thur..  Gibtons  15 I  ins  12.7  Mill  IS."  Pacific  Simulant Time  Kri.  li!  2 020fi  0940  IMS  1950  Sul. On: l.'l  025(1  102(1  16.15  2045  .1.0  15.4  I0..1  11.8  3.8  15.4  I  GROCERIES   FISHING TACKLE  SUNDRIES   TlMEX WATCHES  Open 9���9      7 Days a Week  $499.00  L=*  Sun. II.  0.140  I Hill  1745  U2  I  I  i  i  1 ��**  Christmas needn't be costly  Stand on your own feet  Coast News, December 9, 1980  15  by Dorothy Nahanee  Now that snow has arrived I  imagine everyone is overcome  by the Christmas spirit. I  normally don't think of Christmas till they start playing carols  on the streets of lower Gibsons.  Having short circuited the T. V.  set last spring I have yet to be  subjected to the barrage of  commercials urging me to buy.  This year I decided that I would  make all the gifts, so in October  I got busy but so far I have one  completed and only eight more  to go. Last year when I was  ' working full time I bought all  the gifts in lower Gibsons,  thereby missing out on the  glitter of the city department  stores. If you can't make your  own gifts, patronizing local  ���tores and craftsmen is the next  best idea.  Christmas needn't be a time  to plunge into deep debt. Try to  use more ingenuity than money  in selecting gifts. Why not give  home-made jam in a fancy jar  or cookies in a decorated box?  Dig out some old family photos  and have them enlarged. Find  an old frame that fits and you  have a gift that will be appreciated for years to come.  For decorating the tree try  the following recipe and make  dough babies. You'll need:  3 cups flour  I cup of salt  enough  water  to make a  kneadable dough  Tempera Paint if desired  Fine copper wire  Mix flour with salt and add  enough water so that the dough  is easy to knead. If you add too  much just let the dough sit till it  dries out a bit. Wrap the dough  in plastic to keep it moist while  you pinch off pieces and shape  them into ornaments. The  recipe is sufficient to construct  25 creations about 2 inches  high. Make snowmen, elves or  Christmas trees or whatever  you fancy.  Make a loop of fine copper  wire and insert in the top of  each ornament for hanging on  the tree. Slip your works of art  onto a cookie sheet and bake in  a 350 degree oven till golden  brown. To prevent swelling as  they bake, punch holes or make  deep cuts in the thick portions  of each design. Make the marks  part of the decoration. After  cooling you may paint if you  desire but they look delightful  in their natural brown cookie  colour. To make them last for  years dip each one in poly-  urethane.  This is also a good project for  the kids on the weekends as  they recipe is simple enough for  them to manage by themselves.  You could also make the  ornaments smaller and add a  pin or a chain and create some  pop art jewelry.  Board of School Trustees Secretary-Treasurer Roj Mills congratulates Warren McKibbin and  Brian Hodgins at last week's inaugural meeting.  Trustees inaugurated  Thefts reported from vehicles  Gibsons     police     advise November 29thi Three Sechelt  people parking their cars in men were arrested after a  the Hopkins, and  Langdale disturbance at the Legion 140  areas to lock their vehicles, in Sechelt. They have been  Minor thefts from vehicles is charged with causing a dis-  ^.T^^.^^ turbince.commonossaultjnd  vehicles have been taken from  Langdale over the fall.  assaulting a peace officer,  "Under New Management"  ��� JOVS S HOBBIES  **** FOR ALL ABES  ��� Models   * Toys     * Stocking Stutters  Sunnycrest Mall 886-8412  MACHINERY  Steam Cleaning��� Painting  COAST POWER CLEANING  885-9316  MMM  and have been released on  bail.  November 28th: Two residences in .the Davis Bay area  were broken into. In one, a  portable radio, a quantity  of liquor and jewellery were  taken. Value of the missing  articles has been set at  $2,000. Io the second home,  a small quantity of coins and  jewellery valued at $200 was  taken.  November 30th: The gum,  machine at the Dough Factory  in Gibsons was stolen. As a  result, a male adult spent the  night in jail and charges are  pending, 46 Christmas trees  were stolen from the Witherby  tree farm on the Hydro right  of way above Leek Road in  Roberts Creek.  December 2nd: A witness  reported seeing a stop sign  being knocked over at Highway 101 and School Road is  Gibsons. Police are investigating.  December 3rd: A motorist  driving in upper Gibsons had  a snowball thrown through  the windshield. There were no  injuries.  The inaugural meeting of  the Board of School Trustees  of the Sunshine Coast School  District for 1981 was held on  Thursday, December 4th in  the Roberts Creek Elementary  School.  The meeting got under way  after the swearing in of newly  elected trustees Warren McKibbin and Brian Hodgins.  After nominations and voting  by the  trustees,   Don  Douglas was re-elected as  Chairman of the Board and  Bruce Puchalski elected as  Vice Chairman.  The Board and the public  in attendance were then  treated to a musical presentation by students of Roberts  Creek Elementary.  Mrs. McCulloch, representing concerned Roberts Creek  parents read a letter asking  the Board to consider hiring  an extra teacher as they feel  siUnt sam  If   You're    T'ReP   of-' i_ooi<iHg,  Like    everyone     E ^e' ,���  - Puftir HoupFey 'ao  Coma    iUTo    SILEUT  3flms  6fl��gE��      SHOP..  ThinK  Christmas'.  ^-WINS  886-2818     .  We have a myriad  ot Great Gitt  Giving "����      >  Open 1 D3YS a .V*  V-iKcnns Landing.  Introducing Extra Old Stock in the  new convenient % pack.  current class sizes unacceptable.  Secretary Treasurer Roy  Mills reported on the construction cost estimates which  were received concerning the  planned gymnasium. There is  a considerable gap between  the original estimate of  $380,000 and the bids which  range from $620,000 and  $657,000. 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The program as a whole is designed to provide  quick accurate identification of dangerous goods and to provide  means to deal with spills and accidents.  Local member of the voluntary Are department Ron Marchuk  has already completed a course for trainers in Vancouver and  Trev Goddard, also of Gibsons, has been selected to attend the  next course in January.  6  0  Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q W&W&  ''   DISCOUNT  PRICES!  Expansion Sale  Continues!  Now over 5,000 sq! ft. of Floor Space  full of Merchandise to choose from at  Fantastic Savings!  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Whether the prayer is a crude  and unsophisticated link between an aboriginal, entailing  sacrifice and ancient ritual, or  whether it is a polished and  well-edited prayer contained in  an order of service and offered  in a huge cathedral, its function  is the same���to draw the  believer closer to the supernatural being whom he or she  worships.  In the Christian concept,  there is the added dimension���  the believer offers the prayer to  a deity, God, whom he believes  came to this earth in human  forms, as Jesus of Nazareth,  whose birth the Christian  community celebrates each  year, and whose returning to  earth in glory is the vital focus  of the Christian belief.  Any prayer that is offered up  to any deity must contain the  ingredients of faith and belief in  order to make the prayer valid  for the person praying and  bring some measure of comfort  and reassurance in a favourable  reception of that prayer by the  deity to whome it is addressed.  The Christian who prays has  a definite knowledge, enlightened by faith of "the  assurance of things hoped for,  the conviction of things not  seen." (Hebrews 11:1)  He or she also has the  assurance that he or she is  praying to a God, who has  experienced in his earthly  ministry as Jesus Christ, all of  the temptations, weaknesses,  digressions that the flesh is heir  to, and yet has promised to  forgive all of the sins of  mankind except one���the refusal to seek forgiveness.  The Christian prays in the  name of the incarnate God,  Jesus Christ, the one who  walked this earth and experienced all of the emotions of  mankind, resisting evil and  practicing constant obedience  to his Father in heaven���doing  what he did even to the point of  offering up his life as an  expiation for mankind's sins.  Because he or she has this  What is the use  of prayer?  Mediator, Jesus Christ, the  Christian has been told, in the  recorded words of Jesus, that  whatever he asks of the Father,  he may give it to him or her.  The history of Christians, in  the years since Jesus Christ  walked this earth is filled with  exciting and awe-inspiring tales  of answered prayer.  Men and women have almost literally moved mountains through prayer, have been  strengthened to endure tremendous hardships and pain  with optimism through prayer,  have engaged in titanic tasks of  mission and stewardship toward their fellow men and  women through prayer, and  have endured persecution, pain  and death through prayer.  Why then is it that prayer  seems to have become a rare  commodity in so many quarters? Why are so many people  questioning the efficacy of  prayer? Why do so many  nominal Christians themselves  question the possibility of  prayers being answered?  There is no easy answer! But  some of the answer might be  found in Jesus' own words,  when he says his Father may  answer your prayer���there is a  conditional note in this!  Pursuing this point, it is  profitable to look at Matthew  6:8, where Jesus is telling his  disciples how to practice their  piety in the eyes of men; on the  subject of prayer he tells them  not to go heaping up empty  phrases, or praying in public to  be seen and heard by men, and  he adds: "Do not be like them,  for your Father knows what  you need before you ask him."  Then Jesus goes on to teach  his disciples how to pray, in the  words which have probably  been used more than any other  prayer in the English language-  the Lord's Prayer.  Notice how, in this prayer,  the only things that Jesus asks  for are "our daily bread,''  forgiveness of debts (sins),  removal from temptation and  deliverance from evil.  Everything else is left in the  hands of God, who knows our  every need before we ask him!  Jesus himself, in the one time  when he questioned his mission  in the world, and the death of  shame on the cross, prayed to  have his "cup" of sorrows taken  away from him, but even then,  in his bitter sorrow, he still said,  "My Father if this cannot pass  unless I drink it, thy will be  done." (Matthew 26:42).  All of this seems to beg the  question: "If God knows what  you need before you ask him,  what is the use of praying?"  And truly, the answer would  seem to be: "No use at all!"  But the answer should be  probed a little more deeply, and  the question that should be  asked is: "Who is the benefactor from prayer?"  If the answer to this question  is unselfish, then surely it  would lead us to see that prayer  is not a one-way street, a  message for requests only, but a  loving communication between  those whom God loves and  those who love God!  Confirmation may be found  through the life and ministry of  Jesus, and the manner in which  he prayed to his Father at all  hours of the day and night and  sometimes all night, offering  his love, his obedience, his  service, and receiving in return  assurance of God's love, mercy  and constant devotion.  This, then, may be the  answer we seek���prayer is not a  selfish device to benefit men at  the expense of God, but a two-  way communication of love  and devotion, a mutual act of  loving kinship!  If you have been grumbling as you clean the snow off your car, put yourself in the shoes of the car  dealerships on the coast.  Canada Safety Council  Christmas safety involves  more than the Christmas tree.  The Canada Safety Council  points out some of the hazards  associated with the holiday  season and gives practical tips  to keep it merry:  A host's responsibility in  parties and gatherings is to  assure the safety of guests and  to give them a pleasant "morning after" instead of a hangover. Always respect the wishes  of any guest who says "No  thanks" to the offer of a drink,  especially if he or she is going to  drive.  Heavy traffic is to be expected during the holidays. Snow  and ice are hazards you are  likely to encounter, so reduce  your speed and increase your  following distance. When dri-'  ving through a business district, watch out for shoppers;  they are often overloaded with  packages and might not see you  in time.  Buyers of natural trees for  decoration should look for  freshness because a freshly cut  tree reduces fire hazards. Keep  it away from drapes and heat  sources. Make sure it does not  block doorways and fire exist.  Use only non-flammable decorations and Canadian Standards Association certified  lighting sets. Coloured spotlight above or beside a metallic  tree are safer than strings of  lights on the branches. If there  are small children in the home,  avoid decorations that are  sharp and breakable.  Purchase only toys which  suit a child's age. Unsuitable  toys could lead to frustration oi  accident. Look for the manufacturer's safety information  on the toy packaging such as  "non-toxic" or "non-flammable" and follow the manufacturer's safety recommendations.  Call Any Time  885-2125  SERVING PENDER HARBOUR TO PORT MELLON  Sechelt Garden Club  by Jack MacLeod  In spite of the unfavourable  weather the Sechelt Garden  Club went ahead last Wednesday with its Christmas  dinner and party. Places were  set for 60 persons and in spite  of the snow only a handful of  members were unable to  make it.  The cold weather and the  scent of delicious foods  created keen appetites and  empty plates were soon up  for refills. The club remembered the success of last  year's event and so pressed  Win Hornet to be convenor  once again. She scored another very fine effort. Win also  did a bit of pressing herself  by co-opting her good husband Len to be master of  ceremonies. He kept things  rolling along in good fashion.  Santas Tom Johnson and Colin  Cole saw that everyone  received a Christmas present.  The writer of this piece  received a painting of a small  rustic cabin that seemed to  be defying and defeating the  ravaging attacks of sun, wind  and storm. The brush of Kay  Cole created this most appreciated gift.  Thanks go to Belle Dube for  making the excellent table  decorations, each with a  Christmas motif, of course,  and to Eric Redland for decorating the tree.  Chimney  Cleaning  & Maintenance  Phone 886-8187  &  Until Christmas!  We will CLOSE noon, Dec  Ken DeVries / ,  & Son Ltd. 0  fl Gibsons        Sechell  P"*"���! 886-7112       885-3424  UNITKD CHURCH  OF C ANADA  SUNDAY MORNING  WORSHIP SERVICES  ST. JOHNS  - at Davis Bay 9:30 a.m.  GIBSONS  - Glassford Rd. 11:15 a.m.  SUNDAY SCHOOL, 9:.10a.m  Pastor  The Rev. George W. Inglis.  B. Th.  PHONE 886-2333  GLAD TIDINGS  TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone KK6-2M>(]  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 6 p.m.  Bible Stud) - Wed. 7:30 p.m.  Paslor Nancy Dykes  ROMAN CATHOLIC  SERVICES  Re\. Angelo l>e Pompu,  Parish Priest  I imes ot Masses  Saturday, 5:00 p.m.  St. Mary's, (.iibsons  Saturday 7:30 p.m.  Pender Harbour  June 28th to Sept 7th inclusive  Regular Sunday Masses  9:00 a.m. Our I.ady oll.otirdes  Chinch. Sechell  Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy lamily  Church. Sechelt  12:00 noon St. Mary's Church,  Gibsons  Confessions before Mass  Phone: 885-9526 or 885-5201  Calvary Baptist Church  Park Rd. Gibsons.  Pastor Harold Andrews  Res.   886-9163   Church  Church 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30 am.  Morning Service 11 am.  Gospel Service 7 pm.  Prayer & Bible Study  Thursday 7 pm.  SEVENTH-DA^ ADVENIISi  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat.. Ill a.m.  Hour of Worship Sat.. 11 ,i,ni.  Si John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastoi C. Dneberg  I veryonc Welcome  I or information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH  Cedar Grove School  Chaster Rd. (iibsons  Senior Pastor Ted Boodle  Youth Paslor Jack Moch  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship 11 a.m.  Evening Fellowship 7 p.m.  Home Bible Study  Phone 886-7268 or  886-9482  Affiliated with thc  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  A Qift for Eueryone  - Euen Santa  First Quality  JEAN JACKETS  a  St. Bartholomew & St. Aidan  Anglican Churches  Roberts Creek 9:30 am.  Family Holy Eucharist  Gibsons 11:15 am.  Family Holy Eucharist  Rector: Rev. John I.. Robinson  s  _0r_0__rj_r__r_tr_0__r^^  Our  Christinas Present  To You  Reduction  off our prevailing  Loan Rate  Guaranteed on Loans for New Cars  and Trucks for the Month of  December  j 0H SALE S22.9Q ;  | e- WORKWENR j  j /\h WORLD       i  ��� Cowrie St. Sechelt I  !�� 885-5858 ��j  4 Year Term  That's  My  Credit  Union!  i Sunshine Coast Credit Union  BOX 375, COWRIE STREET, SECHELT, B.C. VON 3A0  TELEPHONE 885-3255  885-3255 18  Coast News, December 9, 1980  pi  7  Iill/) '����������� '/>/////////!/ 'WW/'" ���////////'��" ���>/W/"r  Convert your old  Wooden Windows to  Double Blazed  Aluminum windows  with v." Airspace  fl    886-7359  Hwy  101  & Pratt Rd  Lt�� I  s_  #&  Harmony Hall News  Across from  Cgsey's Gardens  on Wharf Rd.  Sechelt  885-2412  Mon. - Sat.  9 am. - 5 pm.  NOTICE TO HOWIE OWNERS  ft  ELECTRICIANS  We are now stocking  a complete line of  wiring supplies, lighting fixtures ,  heating devices & appliances.  We also offer free information  and advice for those who wish  to do their own home wiring.  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  _^^^-Complete Electrical Service  886-2622  Sponsored as a Public Service by the Coast News.  NOTE: Early announcements will be run once, then must be resubmitted to run again, no more than one month prior to the  event.  Gibsons Legion Christmas Bazaar    "  Gibsons Legion Ladies Auxiliary has postponed its Christmas  Ba;a;ir unlil December 13th. 11 am - 2pm  Gibsons Legion Hall  Gibsons Tot Lot  Tot lot every Fn 9 30- 11 30 am in Gibsons United Church Hall.  Parents with children 0 - 3 yrs are welcome. For further info, call  SHAWN 886-8036  Harmony Hall - O.A.P.O. Events  General Meetings held 1st Mondays of the monlh at 2 pm Carpet  Bowling ��� every Wednesday al I pm . Social & Bingo - 2nd 8 3rd  Mondays .ii 2 p" Puhli L i ,o: '.arts Nov 6th every Thursday at  7 45 pm P ��� . ,c. .. .ppers - last Saturdays at 6 pm For  information pn . ... 886-7685 TFN  Duplicate Bridge  Starting  October  7   1980 at 7 30 sharp at Sunshine Coas.  Golf Club   Is! and 3rd Tuesdays of each month   For further  information contact Phyllis Hoops. 886-2575  Gibsons Hospital Auxiliary  tg i be accepting donations in lieu ot local Christmas  li Is Donations may be made totheGihsonsHospital auxiliary  Christmas Card Fund through the Royal Bank ol Canada. The  Bank of Commerce and Ihe Bank ol Montreal in Gibsons For  ���urther information phone Mrs Amy Blain (886-7010) Donations  for the Chnslmas list closes December 17  1980  Western Weight Controllers  Now meel every Thursday al 1 pm in Ihe Armours Beach Athletic  Hall, Gibsons and in Ihe Sechell Elementary School. Thursdays  al 7 pm  New members welcome 885-3795  Bingo  Sechelt Reserve Hall   Sunday October Sth,  1980   and every  Sunday following   Early birds 7 pm, $100 Prize, Proceeds 10  assist under privileged families TFN  Sechelt Garden Club  Sechelt Garden Club Meetings First Wednesdays 7 30 pm atSt  Hildas Hall. Sechelt  Square Dancing  The Country Stars Square Dancers   Gibsons United Church  every Friday 8 lo 11 pm  Round Dancing Elphinstone School  Wednesd.iys8lc.l0pm Beginners Classes for more information  886-8027 or 886-9540  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary  Second Monday of each month    Ham  St Aidan's Hall  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum  Trie Elphinstone Pioneet Museum in Gibsons will be closed until  further notice  Sunshine Lapidary & Craft Club  Cub meets '3l Wednesday every month al  7 30 p m    For information phone885-2375or 886-9204 tfn  Sunshine Coast Arts Council  Regular meeting 4th Tuesday ot e.ery monlh at 7 30 p m at the  Arts Cenler in Sechell 1 ' n  Thrltt Shop  Every Fi :.i,   I���3pm   Thnlt Shop  Gibsons united Church base-  Al-Anon Meetings  Al-Anon Meetings every Tuesday night Roberts Creek For  information call 886-9059 or 886-9041  Wilson Creek Community Association  Meeting 2nd Monday each month al Wilson Creek Hall, 8 00 p m  Al Anon Meeting  E.-e-y Thursday in Gibsons al 8 00 p m   Foi information call 886-  9569 or 886-9017  Bargain Barn  The Bargain Barn ol the Pender Harbour Health Clinic Auxiliary  is Open on Thursday ard Saturday afternoons from 1 00 until  3 30 T F N  Sunshine Coast Navy League of Canuria  Cadets and Wreneltes ages TO lo 13 will again meet Tuesday  nighls 7 00 ��� 900 pm United Church Hall Gibsons New  recruils welcomed  Wilson Creek Community Resding Centre  Open every Friday from 9 30 a m - 4 30 p m For enquiries call  885-9024 Han renta's can Reg Robinson 885-9024  Women's Aglow Fellowship  Meet every third Tuesday of the month at Harmony Hall Gibsons  The busiest place around this  season seems to be Harmony  Hall, so much so that we have  had to curtail some of our  activities to make room for  special ones. So until further  notice we have postponed our  Friday Fun Night, the last one  is on December Sth; Carpet  Bowling will end temporarily  on December 17th; and our  Last Thursday Night Bingo  until the New Year will be on  Thursday, December 18th.  This will be a special night so  come on out and make the most  of it. Starting time is 7:45 pm.  Our Bingo has been improved  by the installatin of a lighted  flash board which was constructed and erected by our  own Ed Connor. We are very  proud to have such a clever  hard-working couple like Bd  and Molly in our club.  On Friday afternoons at I  p.m. we have been meeting in  the hall for a Craft Session and  we have many gifted ladies  working on various projects to  sell at the Spring Tea and  Bazaar. We finish with a cup of  tea and a light snack and it is a  very friendly affair. We are  always looking for new ideas,  so if you haven't yet participated and are handy with your  fingers, do join us when we  start again in the New Year.  All the tickets to our Christmas Dinner have been sold but  would remind everyone who  have tickets that the dinner will  be at Harmony Hall on Friday,  December 12th at 6:30 p.m.  Again this year we are having  a New Year's Eve Party starting  at 9 p.m. with all the party  favors, music by Bill Malyca,  and a midnight buffet supper  For tickets, phone Evelyn Blain  at 886-7684.  At our November meeting,  we had our election of Executives and officers and there arc  a few changes. We show below  the new slate - your representatives for the year 1981:-  President - Gladys Coates: Ist  Vice President - Marj Leslie  (1st year); 2nd Vice President-  Ed Connor (Ist year); Treasurer - Ann Burns; Secretary -  Helen Raby (Past Pres);  Directors - Vic Eckstein (1st  year), Bill Johnson, Norm  Lambert (1st year), Eve Hollo-  way, John Holloway.  Our theme this year is  "Participation" and everyone is  Transport."!!!'." and Babys-t'mg av,  ' Phone 886-7426  Postal inadequacy  Ottawa���Comox-Powell River MP Ray Skelly said today  legislation to make the post office a Crown corporation is  inadequate because it will mean continued slow and haphazard  mail service.  Commenting on evidence before the Commons committee  considering the bill by Postmaster-General Andre Ouellet, the  West Coast MP said he is disappointed to find the new postal  corporation will provide what is called "customary postal  service".  "Customary postal service in my riding means you can wait up  to one month for a letter to be delivered," Skelly said.  Skelly said he was shocked to hear Ouellet claim that  communities such as Courtenay, Campbell River, Port Hardy,  Powell River, Gibsons and Sechelt are "remote areas" and that  first class postal service provided at 17 cents per letter was more  than satisfactory for such "remote areas".  "When Ouellet responded to my questions by saying that  service to those communities in my riding was second to no other  postal service in the world, I was astounded", Skelly said.  The New Democrat M P said the new postal corporation should  be required to provide five-day delivery to every door within his  constituency and to expand rural routes where numbers warrant.  He called on the government to make sure the new corporation  operates six-day post office counter service in those communities  without home delivery.  Nature as an artist is never bested.  Professional Repair & Service  to your  oil & electric heating equipment  -AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR-  r��sso  Gulf  THOMAS HEATING  SUNSHINE COAST DISTRIBUTOR:  CALL NOW 886-7111  17 Years Experience Chargex ��� Mastercharge  Serving the Coast Since 1967  responding; and being very  helpful. The success of any club  depends on the members becoming involved, and so  spreading the workload. In this  way you become one of us, so  come on, come all, we need  you.  New and renewal Membership Fees are due on January  Ist for I981. At $2.00 per year it  is still the best deal in town.  Anyone over 40 years of age is  welcome to join us and this can  be arranged by mail if you  phone Ted Dinsley for a form  (886-7487), or attend one of our  meetings on the first Monday  of the month at 2 p.m. at  Harmony Hall.  Our next General Meeting of  the O.A.P.O. at Harmony Hall  will be on Monday, January  5th, we would like to see you  there to discuss regular activities and maybe suggest new  ones. This will include our  Social Bingo held on 2nd and  3rd Monday afternoons at 2  p.m.; Carpet Bowling on  Wednesday afternoon at I p.m.  We could use more carpet  bowlers, it is a fun game, and  not too strenuous. On Thursday evenings we have our  public Bingo at 7:45 p.m.  Attendance has been very good  so far. Friday afternoons we  meet for a Craft Session at 1  p.m., and on Friday evenings  we meet at the hall again for the  Harmony Hall Social Club  Fun Night. Cards, whist and  cribbage are played, as well as  darts and pool, and we would  welcome all you over 40's to  come join us. Norm and Mary  Lambert are in charge of this  evening at present, but would  be glad if someone would take  over for them now and then.  The Pot Luck Suppers which  are held on the Last Friday  evening ofthe month have been  well attended, and the food is  super - some really good cooks  in our group. Wednesday  mornings from 10 to II a.m.  the exercise group are in  session and this activity is  becoming quite popular. Our 5-  pin bowlers meet at Gibsons  Lanes every Tuesday afternoon  at 1:30 p.m.  The Hall is used by the Lions  Club two evenings a month,  and by the Women's Aglow  Fellowship group who meet for  lunch every third Tuesday at  11:30 a.m.  When the shepherds proclaimed the birth of our  Saviour they said "Joy to the  world, the Lord is come..." and  this is the joy we wish for  everyone as we celebrate  Christmas this year, a Joyous  Christmas to all.  For the price  it's hard to beat  When you're looking for $250,000 or more of  temporary life insurance protection and cost is  a big factor, look into Mutual Life's Term-10  plan. It's ideal for covering a loan or other  short duration liability, and the plan also can  be converted to permanent insurance.  Keep Term-10 in mind. For the  price it's hard to beat.  Geofl Hodgkinton,  Box 957,  Glbions, B.C.  886-8018  Mutual Life of Canada  H  J5 & t/K Jn^ttaiioruS  CARPET, TILE & SHEET VINYL  .O. Box 1092 Sechelt, B.C. VON 3AO  We sell & install carpet, lino & hardwood.  17 YEARS EXPERIENCE  fc Phone  for appointment  Scott Brooks  885-3681  Clark Miller  885-2923  MAXWELLS PHARMACY  YOUR COMPLETE HEALTH CARE CENTRE  * Fast Prescription Service  * Health Care Accessories  * Almay Hypoallergenic Cosmetics  * Patient Aids (Sales & Rentals) crutches,  comodes. bed pans, canes, etc.  107 cedar niza. anions 886-8158  OPEN SUNDAYS  noon to 4 pm.  ALL  of  C.P.U. Local 1119  Port Mellon  Are cordially invited to the  GENERAL MEETING  Tuesday, Dec. 16th  7:30 pm. at the Legion Hall  installation of Officers  * Regional Vice-President Art Gruntman  will be in attendance  ��� Social Hour to Follow Professor of Dogology  Carl's  corner  In search of a career  by Ctrl ChrhmaB  Percy Brown had this old  Chevrolet sedan���must have  been about a 1927. The back  seat and upholstery had been  removed so it was pssible to  stack in a pretty good load of  wood. It was also used to haul  dogs, dead cougars, a 'mo-  witch' (Indian for deer) now  and then, whether they were in  season or not. When we needed  meat a deer was shot.  Such was our need at the  moment. The weather had  turned cold so Perse figured we  could hangacarcass in the barn  for quite a while before it got  too high. Refrigeration was a  luxury we could not afford in  them thar days.  After a couple of days of  getting settled into our new  - home, Perse figured it was time  ��� to get me started in my new  - career as a bounty hunter.  Old  Ted  had not had a  > workout for quite some time  ��� and he had been telling Brown  j so in his dog-man-talk which  only he and his master understood. And as the deer season  was still open, we could do a  little meat hunting at the same  time.  The old Timberland logging  | road leaves the Island Highway  just about opposite to what is  now the Nanaimo-Cassidy  Airport. She runs for miles  away back into the Rhinehart  country south of Nanaimo  Lakes and the headwaters of  Haslam Creek. It was wild and  desolate country then, miles  and miles of prime, dense  forests. It was into this forest  that the deeply rutted, abandoned logging road led us on  that cold, November morning.  A heavy overcast was just  moving in to cover the hunters  moon and the bright sparkling  stars that had been shining  when we left home a couple of  hours before. The sky was just  beginning to lighten and we  could smell snow in the air. The  game would be moving this  morning.  Percy had managed to turn  the old car around in the  narrow, rutted track, had  squeezed her off to one side of  the trail, shut her down and  drained her. "Cheaper than  buying anti-freeze", he grinned.  As soon as Perse opened the  rear door to unload our packs,  Ted leaped out like he'd been  sprung from a trap. Christening three of four trees, he  took off down a barely visible  trail, his tail beating the air like  the arm of a high speed  metronome. His nose was on  the ground and he was talking  to Brown in little, throaty barks  that only his master understood. He was telling him he  was hard at work as he  disappeared down the forest  trail.  Brown puckered a sharp  whistle through his teeth, then  shouted, "Ted! Come back  here. You ain't ready to go to  work and you know it!"  A moment later Ted reappeared, looking a bit foolish,  like he'd been caught with paw  in the cooky jar.  "Come "ere!", Perse called.  Then as Ted ran to him and  slammed his big paws to his  chest, he scolded, "Get down,  ya' big clown. Wait'l I get your  bell out!"  He dug in the breast pocket  of his rainvest, fished out a  small, steel sheep bell and  removed a piece of wadding  from the clapper. He gave it a  couple of tinkles for my benefit.  "This bell works for me as  well as for the old man here", he  explained as he wrestled Ted  between his legs to hold him  still. Loosening one end of the  collar, he slipped the strap  through the bell slot. "This is  like handing a man his tools  and telling him 'now get to  work'!"  Ted was in such a frenzy to  get on with the job Perse could  hardly restrain him, but when  free, went bounding down the  trail, sending back his messages  of "never fear, old Ted's here!"  After shouldering our packs,  picking up our rifles, and  taking a last look around, we  headed down the trail that  would take us into the Haslam  Creek cabin. Here we would  brew up a coffee, then leaving  our packs, would head out in  different directions; Perse and  Ted toward Haslam Creek  canyon and me into a little,  nearby meadow where deer  were supposed to often feed.  The idea was to get Ted out of  sight and earshot before I was  to shoot a deer. It takes many  months and sometimes years to  train a dog from running deer,  but when one is shot while on a  hunt with a working dog, he is  apt to think it is part of the  game. We would have to be  careful.  We were stopping every now  and then to listen for the bell.  Perse would hold up a hand  when Ted's bark or woof held a  different note.  "He's got a big vocabulary",  Perse explained, "When he  bays'and bugles on a hot cat  track, you're going to know all  about it. But when it's smaller  game, he tells me in different  ways. A mink or marten means  a money hide I can peddle to a  fur buyer I know."  '"He knows they're important  to me so he'll call me over when  he trees one. But he hates  racoon. He's had his ears torn  up many times from fightin'  them fiesty little critters. So he  lets me know in his own way  |   ft  '<'#������*.  i - i k \  *  what he wants me to do".  We had stopped to listen to a  bit of fuss that Ted was getting  excited about, but he soon gave  it up and the little bell continued its merry tinkle as he  worked his circle around us.  We were getting near the  cabin about an hour later when  Ted let out a few excited barks,  ran a short distance, then  quieted right down and headed  for us.  "Oh, oh", exclaimed Perse.  Tut going to have to be a bit  mean here. He's bounced a deer  and let it excite him. He knows  it's wrong and he's coming in  for his swat. Watch this".  Suddenly Ted appeared in  front of us. As he looked at  Perse he seemed to sag all over.  His great ears and jowls  touched the ground; his tail  went between his legs; and he  literally dragged himself to  Perse's feet.  "How many times do I have  to tell you to knock off them  deer? Dang your scruffy old  hide", (Perse cuffed on the ear),  "one of these days I'm going to  trade you in on a couple of  whippets and a bird dog, you  keep doing that!"  He gave him a light boot on  the hip, then scolded. "Now get  back to work, you mangy old  scoundrel"!  Ted straightened up, put his  tail in the air, gave Perse an  adoring glance and raced away  into the forest with a brand new  start.  Perse looked at me and  winked. "If I didn't give him  hell for that he'd sulk all day, as  if I didn't have use for him any  more. Sometimes they're much  like kids. You can kill 'em with  kindness"!  The Professor of Dogology,  drawing on his stored up  knowledge of dogs and kids,  had spoken!  To be continued  Coast News, December 9,1980  19  ���*:A  In spite (if all the cursing and fender kicking that went on during last week's snowfall, this young group decided that it was all  supposed lo be fun.  ALWAYS AVAILABLE r.  Our Skill and ( ��j  Knowledge    v"  [FOR ONE STOP SHOPPING]  .eava your prescription  ind do tin1 it'Sl nl youi  Shopping in the Mall or  Phone in Advance &  w will have it ready.  On the  Seafood Platter  by Chak-Chak  We tuve I complete  PATIENT RECORD PLAN  foi your protection and  convenience.  -We will mail out  vour prescriptions  the same day it you  cannot call (or them.  Thank you for your pilionage  BOB GRANT  ED FOCKLER ,  886-7213 J  ilBSONSl      jMjNrCRKMMU  WESTERN DRUG 11111111  "wi nur rot uern"  I must report to you that  I was unable to get a feed of  herring from the Twin J. I  met Ted Strom in Gibsons and  he told me that the herring  food fishing only lasted for 27  minutes because there was  such a large fleet of sein boats  taking part that the total quota  set by the fisheries department was thought to have  been reached in that time.  The fisheries people said  that there would be a subsequent opening if the remaining stocks warranted further  fishing. The Stroms, who were  using  an   'otter'  trawl,  did  YOUR AUTOPLAN  CENTRE  Taking care of  all your Real Estate Needs  Seaside Plaza Evenings Call  886-2000    Norm Peterson Dennis Suveges  886-9121    886-2607(Res )or 886-7264 (Res )  catch a small amount of fish,.  Ted did not have the key to the  boat when I saw him but he  said someone would be down  at the boat later, however  wher 1 finally made contact  it was too late, as they had  sold out.  I 'phoned Dan Strom to-day  and his wife, Diane, told me  that they are trying to get a  permit from the fisheries  department in order to catch  some herring for local sale  here in Gibsons because there  have been so many people  enquiring about herring.  For those people who were  fortunate enough to get more  herring than they wanted to  have fresh cooked and were  able to put some down in salt,  why not make pickle out of  them for Christmas snacks?  Micky Jay gave me a jar of  pickled salmon that he had  just made and it is great.  This is a good way to use up  surplus herring or salmon.  The fish should be scaled  and filleted and should remain  in the salt brine, well covered  for at least a week.  Gibsons Ready Mix  886-8174  Drainrock "Washed Rock  *Sand *Road Mulch  "Fill 'Concrete Anchor  VLJISSIFIEDADS  Attention Contractors and  Owner/Builders!  If you are building a new house, a renovation, or still In the  planning stages���give us a call for a Free Estimate.  Come in or ask for a Job site quotation.  Being a Local Manufacturer means we can supply you with low  prices and good servicing on all your window and patio door  requirements.  SPECIAL NOTICE  Permaseal will be closed from Dec. 23 to Jan. 5  for Christmas Holidays.  Permaseal Aluminum Mfg. Ltd.  Field Rd., Wilton Creek  885-3538  Sunnycrest Shopping Centre, Gibsons  "Micky's Pickled Salmon  or Herring"  Take the fish out of the  brine and wash out the salt.  If the fish was not scaled and  filleted before salting you can  do it now. Then cut up into  bite sized portions and place  in sealer jars well mixed with  sliced green ginger and equal  amounts of green pepper,  sliced onion, cauliflower and  pickling spice (and sugar to  taste) sprinkled over as you  place the other ingredients.  Cover to the top of the jar  with 3/4 white vinegar and  1/4 water mixture, put on  jar cap. Leave for at least  three days before sampling  and keep under lock and key  if you want to save it for  Christmas.  There are many variations  of pickled fish. I like this  one because it has a good  balance of vegetables. Some  people prefer just fish and  spices. Others make 'roll  mops' by rolling the filleted  herring around a dill pickle.  I have seen pickled herring  that were done whole with the  bones left in I  CHRISTMAS \%  SHOPPING fl  PARTY^  Wednesday Night  Dec. 10th      7-10 pm.  ���  Discount  WILL  BE  GIVEN  ON  ALL  MERCHANDISE PURCHASED  in  Includes present Sale Priced Items  * Santa will be here  7 - 10 pm  * Carol-singing by Gibson1:  Guides & Pathlmdcrs  How to know when  your Autoplan  renewal is due  BEAUTIFUL  CJ - 043  BRITISH i ;-.-,.       -j nnmuRiA  COLUMBIA  Check the decal on your licence plate. Your Autoplan  insurance is due for renewal by the end of the  month printed on the decal. For example: If the decal  on your licence plate reads "May 81." then your  Autoplan coverage should be renewed by May 31,  1981. If the decal date is "Dec. 80;' then your  Autoplan insurance is due December 31,1980.  Not everyone's Autoplan insurance comes up for  renewal at the end of February. Your renewal date  comes a year after the purchase of your insurance.  Quick Colour Guide: If your licence plate decal is red,  your Autoplan renewal date comes in 1981. But  if it's silver, your insurance is due for renewal this year.  Check the decal date on your licence plate.  ��� INSURANCE  CORPORATION  OfBWTCHCOWMBA 20  Coast News, December 9, 1980  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS  Thanhs  We would like to thank all the  many dear friends and neighbours who have shown us so  much kindness and love in the  loss of our son, and brother, for  Ihe people who helped in the  search for our Tim, and for the  many who prayed for us, and are  still upholding us in Iheir prayers,  may God Bless you.  Anyone wishing to make a  donation in his memory may send  il to School District #46. Box 220,  Gibsons, B.C. for the N.E.S.  School al Deserted Bay where  Tim had so many happy times.  Ron &Vi Slack  Don, Mark, Sue & Jane  Gibsons Building Supply, Barrie  and Keith, lhank you for the  firewood I picked up last week.  Very much appreciated and your  starTaresonice.  Kathleen Waterhouse  Announcements  See what Mary Kay Cosmetics  can do for you!  Call: Margaret Froese  886-2743  GIFT CERTIFICATES  AVAILABLE! TFN  DANCE sludcnls, teachers and  ,iitiL-is requiring information on  lap, Ballet, Aero. Modern and  Spanish Dance. Please phone M6-  2989 TIN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it is doing to you?  Al Anon can help. Phone 6-9037  or 6-8228 TFN  TUB &��� TOP  SUW  P-7U1  A Full Line of      ^��ta  Plumbing Supplies  NEW  WINTER HOURS  Tues. - Sat.  9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  NOTICE  Gibsons Legion  Ladies Auxiliary  has postponed  its  Christmas  BAZAAR  until  Sat. Dec. 13  11 am - 2 pm  Legion Hall  Gibsons  Births  Arthur & Elizabeth N.G. are  proud to announce the arrival of  Kimberlcy Wun-Yec, 6 lbs. 9 oz.  on Monday November I0, 1980.  4:47 a.m. al thc Vancouver  General Hospital. A sister for  Cynthia & Jennifer. #49  Spencer, Hazel and Colin Spencer  arc very proud to announce the  birth of twin brother and sister  for Evelyn; Sheila Mary, 6 lbs.  5 oz. and Tyler Lawrence, 7 lbs.  8 oz. were born 7:28 and 7:29  a.m. December 1, 1980 at Shus-  wap Lake General Hospital.  Delighted grandparents are Larry  and Sheila Sutherland of Rock  Creek B.C. and Ron and Dot  Spencer of Sechelt, B.C. Also  pleased over the happy occasion  are great-grandparents Mr. and  Mrs. J. Holloway of Gibsons,  B.C., Mrs. A. Spencer, Sechelt,  Mr. and Mrs. A. Sutherland and  Mrs. F. Francis. England.      #49  Personal  Lonely, retired gent of 60 with  medical experience, can cook,  desires live-in privileges for  my services. Infirm males or  females are welcome to answer  this ad. P.O. Box 1302. Gibsons  #49  Personal  Quick relief for discomfort of  mouth sores, white canker spots,  dental plate sores, tender gums,  with Fletchers Sore-Mouth Medicine. At Pacifica Pharmacy,  Sechelt. #49  CARNATION CORN CAPS  Why suffer agony? Relief is now  yours from England. Carnation  Corn Caps have been sold for over  a century wilh effective results,  a medicated pad that really does  the job! Corn Caps or Callous  Caps - available at Pacifica  Pharmacy, Sechelt. 149  You can smile again, when you  use Tartaroff to remove tartar  and stains from your teeth. Easy  with new powder form formula.  Pleasant tasting. Also use to  remove stains from dentures.  New 3 oz. shaker-pack. Available  at Pacifica Pharmacy, Sechelt. #49  Alcoholics Anonymous 886-9208  TFN  Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings  each Wednesday in St. Andrews  Church, Madeira Pk. 8:30 p.m.  883-9978 '   TFN  Teacup reading etc. Understanding listener to problems.  886-9240 #49  The lights are on at the Weals  open to the public from Dec. IS  to Jan. 3. Everyone Welcome. #49  MEETINGS  MONDAY: 8:30 pm  Open Meeting  Gibsons Athletic Hall  Ph. 886-2596 Don  886-9208 Dudley  TUESDAY: 8:30 pm  Young People St. Mary's  Catholic Hall - Gibsons  Ph. 886-9783 Lorna  WEDNESDAY: 8:00 pm  Closed Discussion  Meeting  Catholic Hall - Gibsons  Ph. 885-3436 Catherine  885-3394 Herb  WEDNESDAY: 8:30 pm  Open Meeting  St. Andrew's Church Hall  Ph. 883-9978 John  Madeira Park  THURSDAY: 8:30 pm  Open Meeting  Wilson Creek Community  Hall, Davis Bay  Ph. 885-2464 Tony  885-2896 Ed  SATURDAY: 8:00 pm  Al-Anon - A.A. Meeting  Catholic Hall, Gibsons  Ph. 886-7358 Linda  or Bob  wanted to Rent  URGENT  1 bdrm. apt. Working adults.  Phone 885-5691 #50  Immediately wanted cabin or  small house for quiet working  woman or will share with another.  885-3718 #50  For Rent  SPECIAL WEEKLY RATES  Peninsula Hotel 886-9334 TFN  630 sq. ft. of Commercial or  Office Space for lease. Will  renovate to suit tenant. Phone  886-7112 TFN  Hall for rent call R. Bentley  886-9050 #49  Commercial Space for rent in  Sechelt. 885-3113 #50  OFFICE  OR  RETAIL  SPACE  AVAILABLE  886-2417  886-2743  922-2017  For Rent  UNWANTED HAIR  Vanished away with Saca-Pelo.  Saca-Pelo is different. It does not  dissolve or remove hair from  the surface, but penetrates  and retards growth of Unwanted  Hair. Lor-Beer Lab Ltd., 9-712  Robson St., Vancouver, B.C.  V6Z1A2 #49  Help wanted  Construction Co. wants framing  and finishing carpenters for full  time year-round work. 885-9630  TFN  CLERK-TYPIST  (Part-Time)  A position for a clerk-  typist, 22V6 hours a  week (11:00 am. -  12:00 & 12:30 - 4:00  pm.) is available immediately at the Continuing Education Office in Sechelt.  It is a condition for  employment that the  successful candidate  pass a clerical aptitude test which will be  held in early January.  1981.  Please forward application before December 11 to:  Secretary-Treasurer  School District No. 46  (Sunshine Coast)  Box 220  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  wanted  CASH FOR LOGS  tod Prices  Free Estimates  D S 0 LOG SORTING  LTD.  886-7896    886-7700  wanted  18 ft. Moving Van with side and  rear loading doors. Blankets  supplied. $39.00 per day. No  mileage charge. Phone 886-8344  9:00a.m. -5:30p.m. #49  2 BR house Gower Pt. waterfront. Very private. Ph. 886-8589  #51  2 bdrm. furnished Cottage,  Francis Peninsula Rd. S32S/mo.  Avail. Dec. 15 or Jan. 1, year  round. Phone collect 941-3794  aftcr6p.ni. #51  2 bed home lower Gibsons village  stove & fridge incl. References  please   $.160.   Phone   688-6894  #51  Clean bright 2 bdrm. house in  Gibsons. Spectacular view, garage, fireplace, washer & dryer,  walk to shopping. No pets. $425  mo. Avail. Dec. 15. 112-687-2385  eves. #49  2 bdrm. Roberts Creek. $375.  886-9679 #49  Top of Duplex. Two bedrooms,  fridge, stove, fireplace, Marlene  Rd. Roberts Creek. 885-2774  after 3 #49  Wanted to Buy: Logs or Timber.  Fir, Hemlock, Cedar - Porpoise  Bay Logging Ltd.  885-9408 or  885-2032 TFN  18" Cedar shake blocks. We pay  the best prices for good wood.  Also custom cut your blocks.  886-9856 TFN  Older furniture, china etc. bought  or sold on consignment. Harbour  Antiques, 1585 Marine Dr.,  Gibsons. 886-7800 TFN  A metal tool shed about medium  size. Call 886-2137 TFN  Small Bar Fridge 3-way or A/C  only. 886-7289. #49  Exp. Waiters and Waitresses.  Exp. only. Pick up applications at  Cozy Court Motel, Sechelt.     #49  Full time bookkeeper-receptionist  required for small office in  Pender Harbour area. Send  resume stating experience &  salary expected to Box 1401,  Sechelt. #51  Exp. Floor Layer required.  Must have own vehicle and  be willing to work on contract  basis. 886-2765 eves. 886-9198#50  Part time cook. Must be experienced on short order grill.  Phone 886-9815 between 11:00  <M:00 #49  Part-time Instructors are wanted  for courses starting in the end of  January: Calligraphy, Cooking  (Chinese, Gourmet, Meatless),  Fly Tying, Guitar, beginners  Graphic Art (posters etc), Massage, Self-defence, Winemaking,  Other subjects?  Call 885-3512, Continuing Education, Karin Hoemberg 9 a.m.  -4 p.m. #49  Uuestoch  Delivered sawdust, shavings, for  stable. 885-9969 TFN  Commuter wanting to share ride  to downtown Vancouver Mon-Fri.  6:20 a.m. - 5:05 p.m. ferries.  Have car also. Phone eves, after  7 p.m. 886-7643 #50  PILING WANTED  All sizes. New & Used. 886-2875  #49  For Sale: Registered purebred  young Jersey milk cow. Very  quiet, hand-milked, 5 gal. daily.  Also winter hay supply. 885-9294  after 6 p.m. #51  Weiner Pigs, 6 weeks. $40 each.  886-9257 #51  Well-schooled Horse for half  lease: lighted outdoor riding ring:  close to trails, experienced rider  only $75 per month. Call Jeanine  885-9969 TFN  UNICORN PETS 'N PLANTS  We  board  small   animals  and  birds during your holidays.     #51  Husky Pups 7 weeks old. $100 ea.  Phone 886-9635 #50  Pels Wanted. 1-3 yr. old female  German Shepherd. 883-2666   #51  Seven   week   old   part   Persian  Kittens.   Free   to   good   home.  886-9066 #49  S.P.C.A.  2 kittens &. 2 adult female cats  I   terrier  cross   male   8  weeks  I  female Siberian  Husky cross  adult.  Found - black Lab adult, Roberts  Creek.  Rusty coloured Shepherd male,  adult. Davis Bay.  Phone 886-7713, 2-4 p.m. or come  to Peninsula Kennels for viewing  same hours. #49  PROFESSIONAL  DOG GROOMING  "ALL BREEDS"  Call Sharon 886-2084  000009  SPCA  SPAY  Clinic  and information  886-7938  Hoy 405  Gibsons. B.C.  QO'i^oooooooooooooboi  Kerry  Blue  Terriers  BOX 609. ... ....  sechelt 886-2505  music  Wanted lo buy: Building lot in or  near Gibsons. Cash available.  Phone 886-9163 #49  Sechell 1956... Do you have any  photos, memories, or items from  this year for exhibit at Arts  Centre   in   Jan.   1981?   Keith  Wallace 885-5412. #49  Wicker Sofa or rocking chair.  If you have one for sale please  call 885-2928 #51  A mature, dependable and loving  person to day care a 5-yr. old  boy and an 18-month old girl  3 lo 5 days per week. Must be in  vicinity of Gibsons El. School  or Creekside Estates. Your home  or mine. Call Denise at 886-2818  or drop in to the Landing General  Store. #49  Delivered Sawdust or Shavings  for stable. 885-9969 TFN  Small Garage for storing a small  car till spring. 886-8064 #49  HARBEL HOLDINGS LTD. Mobile homes located in parks on  pads. Listings and sales. We  welcome all enquiries concerning  Wheel Estate. Listings wanted.  Phone 585-3622 (collect). 13647-  100th Ave., Surrey, B.C. V3T  1H9. The Wheel Estate People  TFN  Wood windows and doors! B.C's  lowest prices! Huge selection.  Now stocking pine double glazed  windows. Walker Door: Vancouver (266-1101), 1366 S.W.  Marine Dr. V6P 5Z9 or N. Vancouver (985-9714) 1589 Garden  Ave. V7P3A5 TFN  Found  Is this your cat? A small friendly  female cat, black with white  underside extending to lower  face, making a white collar.  Found on Beach Ave. near  Marlene Road. Call 885-9210 #49  For Sale  Arriving soon "Percale Bedlinens  by Fieldcrest" at Bathroom  Accent Open House Dec. 7th,  Sechelt. 885-9345 #49  HOT TUB?  Do it yourself. Fiberglass, redwood and vinyl. Solar collectors,  H&S Contracting. 885-3825  TFN  New boy's bike $50.00. Car seat  $20.00.885-9593 #49  Fieldcrest Towels, McGregor  shower curtains & bath accessories, soaps & gift items at  Bathroom Accent, Sechelt. 885-  9345 #49  3 to 4000 lineal feet 2x4, 2x6,  rough size. $345 per load. 886-  9739 #50  Inter   city   oil   furnace   95,000  BTU's 4-yrs. old, good condition  885-5274 after 6 p.m. Price low.  #49  HOT  WATER  TANKS  are sold and  installed by  MACLEODS  Sechelt  Regulation size pinball machine.  In commercial use till 1972.  Works perfectly. A lot of fun for  the money. $575. 886-7469 after  6:00 p.m. #49  Purchased new in 1973 Winchester 30-30 special, Klondike  commemorative. Never chambered a round. Very nice rifle.  886-7469after 6:00p.m. $375. #49  GOING OVERSEAS  Savings in storage charges can  be passed on to you. '80 Eagle  S/W. '8- GMC diesei, '73 Ford  Courier, '75 Sangster, 22' Dolphin. Offers. 886-9177 #50  For Sale  Hammond Dolphin Organ 2 yrs.  used. Van rhythm 1 finger auto  base 2 keyboards 13 base pedals  $850 OBO. 883-2327 #49  Ladies white gold dinner ring  4 emeralds 14 diamonds. Unique  setting. Ph. 886-7918 days.  886-7683 eve. Ask for Fred.    #49  Foosball Table $1,000 OBO  between l-6p.m. 886-7877    #49  1 ladies full length beige tweed  Coat with knit collar & cuffs.  $150.886-7918 or 886-8673     #49  2-3'8" I 6'8" solid core firerated  slab doors. $20 per 1. Old style  black Underwood typewriter with  carrying case $50.886-7289    #50  lender Rhodes Electric Piano.  Suitcase model �� amp. SI200, Ph.  KX6-K5K3, TFN  Reading Glasses, blue leather  case, believed lost at Wharf or  Sunnycrest Centre. Please contact 886-2527 or M. Wilson at  Gibsons Bldg. Supply #49  LET'S TRADE  APPLIANCES  MACLEOD'S  Sechelt  We deliver Gibsons &  Port Mellon  westwurld  sound  Centres  Pioneer  Audio VOK  Hi Comp  Fender Marshall  vamaha  \c\t to Ihe  Dank ul Montreal Building  Sechell  885-3313  Swirl  APPLIANCE CENTRE  Inqlia  (Next to AC Rentals)  Sales &  Service  Mac's Appliance Service  Repairs to all makes and  models ol major  appliances  Madeira Park 883-9458  Vanguard Camper 11' winterized,  fiberglass roof $3,900. 886-7070 /���  #49 '  Arriving soon "Percale Bedlinens  by Fieldcrest" at Bathroom  Accent Open House Dec. 7th,  Sechelt. 885-9345 #49  a     at  W MACLEODS,  884-5240  CAM PRENTIS Prop.  DUNHAM RD . PORT MELLON  VON2SO  For Sale  Farm fresh brown eggs. Wilson  Creek. 885-5070 #50  Fieldcrest Towels, McGregor  shower curtains & bath accessories, soaps & gift items at  Bathroom Accent, Sechelt. 885-  9345 #49  1979 Kawasaki 100 Dirt Bike  6 months old showroom condition, will hold till Xmas. $575.  885-9815 #50  PLYWOOD AND LUMBER  WHOLESALE  5/8" Fir plywood $12.75. 3/8"  Fir plywood (std) $7.55. 1/2" Fir  plywood (std) $10.95. 2x4 pre-cut  studs, 2 & better, $1.40 ea. or  $245/M. All other lumber available. Evenings 885-5356       #50  Older model Zenith fridge white  very good working condition  $100.886-9171 #50  Inglis multi-cycle auto washer,  excellent condition. Guaranteed  & delivered. $225. Phone 883-  2648 TFN  Heavy duty trailer 16' tandem flat  deck. 885-3439 #50  C*S HARDWARE  Cowrie St.  DROP IN AND SEE  OUR NEW  WICHERWARE  885-9713  Glue a Life  This Xmas  Glue.an  Electrohome  SMOKE  DETECTOR  (Rated among the top 5)  Available at  Drummond  Insurance  ������206 Cedar Plaza   Gibsons  886-7751  886-2807  For Sale  Two GR60 B.F. Goodrich radial  T/A snow tires, on Chev rims,  used one season $80 each. Ph.  886-9569 between 5 & 7 o'clock.  #50  Enterprise wood cookstove with  heating coil for water. 886-2756  or 886-8382 #50  New-used Kenwood 4070 40-watt  receiver, worth $450. 2 Sanyo 45  watt speakers $265. Sanyo stereo  cabinet $285. Yours for $699 or  less. Phone Pete al 886-9843   #50  Sawmill, 52" blade, carriage  drive, carriage, Cummings diesei  planer, fork lift, 2 ton truck,  $6,500,885-3113 #50  UNICORN PETS N PLANTS  has a good selection of birds and  small animals to please every age  yes, we will hold 'til Christmas  Eve #51  UNICORN PETS 'N PLANTS  has lots of Tropical House Plant:,  to please the plant lover on your  shopping   list   -   wc   will   hold  'til Christmas Eve #51  GREAT XMAS GIFT  Bell & Howell Super 8 ��� low light  movie camera. Takes movies in  existing light ��� even candlelight. Still in box - never used.  Camera plus six rolls movie  film. Cost $214. Sell for $180.  Start a family record this Xmas  885-5525 day or 886-8029 eve #51  Please her this Xmas with a ladies  5-speed bike. New, powder blue  Norco bike for ladies or girls  5' and over. 885-5525, 886-8029  51  1967 Cougar GT 390 C.I. four  barrel dual exhaust TA's, new  paint, nice car $2500. 886-9826  ,#51  Macrame Gift items: Poodles,  owls, teddy bears, plant hangers  etc. $5 up. Custom orders also  accepted. 886-2870 #51  8 square 24" resawn #1 Shakes  886-7303 after 5 p.m. #49  Clean   firm   single   bed,   good'  condition $50:886-8509 mornings  #51  Baby Buggy like new $50. 886-  8373 #49  Direct drive auto return Turntable. Sansui 771, amp, receiver  EDS 660 speakers 60 W $500 OBO  886-9220 #49  CHRISTMAS GIFT?  Console Sewing Machine w/auto  zig-zag & other ornamental  stitching - mint cond. $120.  Tel. 886- 7634 after 6 p. m.       #49  GARAGE SALE Sat. & Sun.  Dec. 13 & 14 from 10-4 rain or  shine. 4th house on left from Park .  and Reed Rd. Sail boat util.,  trailer, ping pong, bookcase,  typewriter, office equip., men's,  skis & boots. 2 wood burning  stoves & much more. #49  Toys,    sewing    machine    $60. .  Ski boots, new Indian sweater'.  $85. Transistor radio, easy chair,  leg exerciser. 886-2734 #49  9  pc.   traditional   dining   suite'  nr. new $800 OBO. Triple dresser'  with   mirror   new   $225   OBO.  886-2861 evenings #49  Recent Trade Ins on new Hitachi  Excavators Case 880 Deere 690  Bantam C266 American 35 Lorain  L48H Washington TL5C. Call us  for full details. Chapman Industries Ltd., Van. B.C. Phone  736-6761 . flSlfi  Airtight Wood Heater used one  winter $250. Oil Space Heater ���  $20.   Used aluminum Windows  $20   each.    Green    hide-abed  $75.886-9012 #51  Hamemade Quilt approx. 70x85.  Afghan approx. 78x80. Baby Quilt.  & Pillow 37x52. Phone 885-3134  #51'  Heavy duty front truck bumper.  Will fit 3/4 ton Ford 4x4 has tire#  mount and lights. Winch could be'*,  mounted $350. 885-5764 or 885- ���'  3336. #51 (  Quality horse manure. You pick  up. 885-9969 TFN I  Ladies Bauer Skates size 7 new ;  cond. Men's 5-speed bike new  con. Black crushed vinyl couch.'  &   swivel   rocker.   Couch   seat  needs  some  work.   Chair   like  new. 886-8072 #49.  23' Winnebago motor home -��  Enterprise 30" electric range !*  S.S. New top elements. TRS1180 >  micro computer level II radial anti- '.���  saw Dewalt new 885-5624       #5f >  Campers & rus  1977 11' Frontier sleeps 6. 3-way  fridge,   bathroom,   stove,   hydraulic jacks. Much more. $4,650 '_  886-9154 TFN g    >  Used Campers (for import pick- .*  ups),excellent condition. Priced ��  for quick sale. La Caravanna, !J  7 days a week. 885-9626.       TFN  Mobile Homes  1976 Berkshire 12x68 mobile;,';  home 2 bdrm with 11x22 addition; >  and porch. 4 appliances on pad at��;-  SCTP. $26,500. 886-7668        H<f.''.  Coast mobile  Homes Ltd.  GOOD  SELECTION OF  DOUBLE WIDES  We tahe trades  or  Consign your Mobile  Home to us for  Quick Sale  WHARF ST.   SECHELT  885-9979       mol 6393  worn wanted  Harbour Chimney Cleaning. Serving the Sunshine Coast. Fireplaces, furnaces, oil stoves. 883-  9171. Customers from the 886 exchange call Collect. TFN  WEST COAST CONTEMPORARY HOMES ��� BUILT OR  RENOVATED 883-9259.       TFN  Shirts  for Kids, Ladies  and Men  Available at  Sechelt  Cactus Flower  -The Dock  885-5323-  PENMSULA  ROOFINB I  INSULATIOn LTD.  All Types of Roofing  & Re-Roofing  Henry Rodriguez  Sechelt     885-9585 Coast News, December 9, 1980  21  Worn wanted       worn Wanted  Hardwood Floors resanded and Experienced carpenter, new and  finished, wort guaranteed. Free renovations. Reasonable rates,  est. Phone 885-5072 TFN    886-7280 #50  Automotlue  Oean'a  window walking k  cM���ay nraep. Your man for  snow removal. You want It done?  We'll do it. 886-7540 TFN  Fireplaces, Airtights, Wood  Heaters & systems installed  & serviced by sheet metal tradesman. 886-9752 #49  Rainbow painting & decorating,  Electrical Contractor wants work repairs and renovations, interior  anywhere on the coast, own boat an<1 exterior. Free estimates,  for island work. 886-9316  #TFN   886-7873 or 886-9721 #49  Chimney  Cleaning  and  maintenance. Ph. 886-7411 or 886-8023  T.F.N.  Cement finishing for estimates  call Rik Steele 886-88382 or 886-  2756 #49  Timberjack Skidder with opera-   *UI ***** btbit* (n0 chcildren)  ��',��"�� ���"���� ���*�����;  Mo���yFrihZne88i-M79 $ %  Mosl trees, like pets, need care and  attention and trees arc our  specialty.  ��� Topping  ��� Limbing  ��� Danger tree removal  An insured guaranteed service.  Peerless Tree Service Lid.  885-2109  T.F.N.  Renovations and Repairs, Framing and Foundations. Call Jim  or Brent al 885-5643 #TFN  For Explosive Requirements  Dynamite, electric or regular caps,  B line E cord and safety fuse  Contact Gwen Nimmo, Cemetery  Road, Gibsons. Phone 886-7778.  Howe Sound Farmer Institute.  T.F.N.  Experienced Bookkeeper looking  for work to do at home. 886-7819  #51  Taping and Texturing. Repairs.  Renovations. Basements. Houses  Free estimates 886-9291        #51  Free lance carpenter for hire,  renovations, additions, repairs  or yard work k tree removal.  Phone 886-9659 #51  Automotlue  '73 Chev Impala S.W. P.S. P.B.  P. Tail radials, good condition,  motor & trans, excellent. $2000.  886-8243 #49  1978 Ford P/U with canopy.  Auto. PS. PB. 40,000 mi. $5500  OBO. 886-9752 #49  J. LEPORE TILE  Quality Installations  Ceramic, Mosaic or Quarry  All work guaranteed  Free estimates  Phone Anytime  88*80*7  TOWING  Hilltop Service  886-8414  886-8344  88*7468  1975 Chev 3/4 ton camper special  350 auto, very clean. $3400.  886-9154 TFN  71 Plymouth SW auto V-8 clean  & very good condition all round.  $950. firm. 886-7993 #49  Car enthusiast's dream: Build  your own Sunbeam Tiger. Started  building with 68 Alpine. Fitted  289 automatic. Needs lots of  work. $500.886-7916 #49  '73 Ford Torino PB. PS. Radio.  Air conditioning. $2,000. Call  885-5485 #49  '73 Datsun P/U, canopy, new  tires, sunroof, snows, Dlux  bumpers, etc. Rust free $2400  OBO Ph. 886-2623 #49  1973 Toyota, 5-speed,  radials,  winter tires, 63,000 mi. Good  condition. $2,000. Ph. 886-7267  #50  RENT-A-CAR  RENT-A-TRUCK  1980 1-TON TRUCK  c/w 12' VAN  1980 F-250  3/4 TON PICK-UP  1980 FAIRMONTS  1980 MUSTANGS  New 5 ton truck. 22'  Box.   Hydraulic   tailgate.  DAILY WEEKLY  MONTHLY  COMPETITIVE RATES  LEASE RENTALS  at  SOUTH COAST FORD  885-3201  Automotlue  1974 Dodge 1 ton 4-wheel drive  club cab tow truck. 12,000 Ib.  winch, holmes sling, V-8 automatic. Custom push bumper.  Positive rear axle, locking hubs,  all lighting, dual saddle tanks,  PS & PB. Will go anywhere.  A real buy at $8500.00. 886-7469  #49  GOING OVERSEAS  Would rather sell than store  '80 Eagle station wagon, most  options. 7,000 km. 80 diesei GMC  pick-up & canopy 2,000 km.  Offers 886-9177 #50  '73 Charger SE. AT. PS * PB.  New paint and rubber $2795.  885-3113 #50  1972 Ford F-100 Vi ton. 302 V-8  auto, radial tires. 75,000 miles.  Nice clean truck. $1575. DM6606  Phone 886-8344,886-7469      #49  1968 Ford LTD Brougham.  4 dr. H.T. V-8 auto, PS 4 PB. air  conditioned. Very nice. 886-7469  after 6:00 p.m. $1175. DM6606  #49  1975 Dodge 4x4 V, ton crew cab.  V-8 4-spd. PS & PB. Body damage. Runs excellent. $1875.  DM6606. Phone 886-8344      #49  1963 Valiant convertible, slant  6-cyl. auto. PS, radial tires. A  reliable nice looking car. $1375.  Phone 886-8344 DM6606.       #49  1976 Honda Gold Wing GL1000  touring bike. Windshield. Very  clean original condition, 10,000  miles. 886-7469 after 6 p.m.  $2775. #49  Tandem axle trailer, Walking  Bean electric brakes, like new.  Built to haul 4x4. Many uses.  $1200. #49  885-9345  CAMpbell's  HARDWARE  & GIFTS  PENDER HARBOUR CENTER  MADEIRA PARK  883-9914  FAMILY SHOES  and  LEATHER GOODS  "IN THE HEART OF  DOWNTOWN  SECHELT"  Deadline X       Deadline 12:00 Noon Fridays  12:00 Noon Saturday Vciassifieds should be prepaid and pre-written  Your friendly neighbourhood drop-off  points for @ilf f fill  Classified Ads  Hi  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  Copyright and  Advertising  Regulations  The Sunshine CoasI News  reserves Ihe right lo classify  advertisements under appropriate headings and determine  page location. The Sunshine  CoasI News also reserves Ihe  righl to revise or reject any  advertising which in Ihe opinion  of Ihe Publisher is in questionable taste. In Ihe event lhal  any advertisement is rejected,  Ihe sum paid for Ihe advertisement will be refunded.  Minimum $2.50 per 4 line Insertion. Each  additional line 50C, or use our economical 3  weeks lor the price of 2 rate. This offer is made  available for private individuals.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS  ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found  No billing or telephone orders are accepted  except from customers who have accounts with  us or who live outside the Sunshine Coast.  Cash, cheques or money orders must accompany  all classified advertising.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION.  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  LL  Please mall to Coast News, Classifieds,  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  Or bring In person to  the Coast News Office in Gibsons.  CLASSIFICATION:  Eg. For Sale, For Rent, etc.  LULL _..._.    _  JL  FOR SALE  BY TENDER  One 1976 Datsun 1/2  ton pickup truck on  an "as is where is"  basis. The vehicle  may be inspected at  the Regional District  office at Sechelt during regular business  hours. Sealed tenders  will be received by the  undersigned up to  4:00 pm. Friday, December 19, 1980. The  highest or any tender  will not necessarily be  accepted. Payment  shall be by cash or  certified cheque.  L Jardine  7__ma3a____mm  Automotlue  1970 white Freightliner. 318  Detroit 13 spd. Fuller. 444 reus,  sleeper. Dual eihsust. S.W.B.  tach. in frame overhaul 60,000  miles. $9700. 886-7469 after  6 p.m. #49  1969 Plymouth Satellite, good  condition with extra engine.  Phone 883-9482 #50  '72 Chev. Sub. V. ton V-8 auto.  $950.886-9339 #50  Opportunities  Wanted. Major expansion plans  require that I seek a working  partner. Individual must have  considerable experience in organizing and managing a high  volume general auto repair shop.  Good working knowledge of auto  mechanics a must. This is a bona-  fide opportunity for the right  person. Investment required  $30,000. 886-7469 after 6 p.m.  Ask for Bill. #49  Marine  2 new snow tires on rims. Deep  lug size 8-75x16-5 $185. Also 1  set new chains same size as  above $65.885-9860 #49  '74 Datsun pick-up 55,000 miles,  good condition $2,475 OBO.  886-8373 #49  1975 MGB, good condition.  $4,200OBO. 886-8064 #51  SHAKER SPECIAL  1970 Toyota Land Cruiser, 6 cyl.  3 sp. 2 sp. trans, front spring &  frame damage. Easily repaired.  Good winter project. Good running cond. $1200. OBO. 886-9579  #49  4 White 1977 CMC 1/2 ton truck  rims, 5 bolt pattern $17.50 ea.  2-185x15 radial re-cap snow tires,  near new $65.886-9852 #49  1971 Renault excellent car, needs  loving care $500.886-2922    TFN  Deluxe '78 Mercury Zephyr, exc.  cond. all options, mag wheels,  4 new tires. $5600. Must sell.,  885-34l7or885-3310 #51  1979 Mercury Marquis eicellent  condition, 25,000 km. All season  radial tires, good gas mileage  plus other extras. Ph. 886-9564  #51  1975 Pacer X good condition  excellent visability, super in  snow. $2500. 886-7961 #51  1979 Ford Van, four captains  chairs, deluxe interior with carpet  throughout, exc. cond. & low  mileage. $9500.885-3923       #51  PINTO BOBCAT GRANADA  ALL MAKE SERVICE  Brakes, Tune-ups  Major Repairs  Reasonable Prices  SOUTH iMAST  FORI) MMJK I.T��  Hours ol Service  7:30 am. ��� 5 pm. 885-3281  22 ft. Sangster craft cabin cruiser.  Mahogany cabin. 9.5 Merc auxil.  Volvo inboard, outboard. 15900.  886-7469 after 6 p.m. #49  22 FT. SANGSTER  WITH MOORAGE  Dolphin model-sounder-CB AM/  FM, cassette. 188 Merc, 200 hrs.  Call to view. 886-9177 #50  OMC LEG  Rebuilt bottom end leg tilt motor  new   clutch   assembly,    prop.  $800 OBO. #50  Attention Commercial Fishermen I Emergency meeting. Fisheries proposals for 1981 season  will put you out of traditional  fishing grounds. Come and add  your input to this most important  meeting. Fisheries staff will be  present. Time 1 p.m. December  11. Place, Senior Citizens Hall,  Sechelt. #49  Fibreglass mahogany decked  swivel mast Sailboat. 13 ft.  class designed! 90 sq. ft. sail.  $800. Offers. 886-8332 #49  20' Skagit fibreglass .Cruiser with  115 h.p. Evinrude outboard,  sink, head, V-berths hatch $3,800  Phone 886-2402 #51  Sturdy F.G. planing hull 27' long  8'4" beam. Make good Gillnetter  or Cruiser. Price $5800. firm.  Frank Lee Madeira Park 883-2607  #49  IAN MORROW & CO. LTD.  Marine Surveyors, condition and  detail surveys for Evaluation.  Surveys for insurance claims.  Phone 886-2433, 886-9458.  T.F.N.  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Insurance claims, condition anc1  valuation surveys. Serving the  Sunshine Coast and B.C. Coastal  Waters. Phone: 885-9425, 885-  9747, 885-3643, 886-9546. T.F.N.  12' Alum. Boat 4'/i h.p. Johnson  with tank and oars. $1,500.  886-7877 between 1-6 p.m.     #49  motorcycles  Dirt Bike, 1979 Yamaha MX100  $850 OBO. Phone 883-2622 after  5:00p.m. #51  1979 Honda 650 good cond.  low mlg. backrest & luggage rack  $1950 OBO. 885-2391 #51  B.C. Vuhon  B.C. Vuhon  WANTED EXPERIENCED  TELEVISION SERVICE TECHNICIAN for all makes and models. Also able to service stereo  equipment, radio shack experience an asset, will be in  charge of own shop including  paperwork. Apply Taks Home  Furnishers Box 270, Golden, B.C.  VOA 1H0 or phone Art 344-2728  #49  LARGE DELUXE CONDO on  Mount Washington for rent.  Everything included. Close to all  chairs and cross country trails,  sleeps 8. Minimum two nights.  Phone 245-4920 #49  COLLECTORS PLATES ALL  NEW and back issues. Over .300  plates on display. CC. Plate  Gallery, 4679 Kingsway, Bur  naby. B.C. Phone 437-3432.  Visa, Mastercharge. #49  FOR SALE: VA yard 4 in I loader  bucket, excellent condition $5,500  Cariboo Tractor Parts Ltd.,  Quesnel, B.C. V2J 3J3. Phone  992-5354 #49  GM DEALERSHIP in Creston  requires Parts-Counter Man 9M  experience preferred. Apply:  Att'n. Parts Manager Box 610.  Creston, B.C. V0B 1G0 or phone  428-2623 #49  ADD TO YOUR INCOME, add to  your health. Become a Distributor  of proteins, vitamins and minerals. Simple plan, product quality,  money back guarantee. Send for  details to A.D. Distributors,  P.O. Box 80596, Burnaby, B.C.  V5H3X9 #49  GOLD SEPARATOR. Separates  Gold from Black-sand which  accumulates in gold pans. Home j  extraction reduces creek-side j  time. No chemicals. Mailed  immediately for Christmas giving. Send $21.50, Black-Sand  Industries, Box 3344. Kamloops, B.C. V2C 6B9 #49  LOGGING TRUCKS WANTED  for hauls in the following areas:  Kamloops, Blue River, Goat  River, Clinton. Call Westwood  Timber Brokers Ltd., Kamloops,  B.C. 372-7055. Williams Lake  398-7712. Blue River 673-8412.  #50  PUREBRED SIMMENTAL  BULLS sired by fullblood sons of  Extra and Galant. J.M. Engel-  hart, Owen Lake Ranch, Box  519 Houston, B.C. VOJ 1Z0.  Radio Phone Skeena Ranches  N658647 #49  RETAIL BUILDING SUPPLY  BUSINESS doing one million  dollars plus. Located in thriving  B.C. Interior. Write BCYCNA.  Box 175, 1004-207 West Hastings  Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B  IH7 #49  EARN A SECOND INCOME.  Learn Income Tax preparation at  home. For free brochure write  U&R Tax School, 1345 Pembina  Highway, Winnipeg, Ma. R3T  2B6. No obligation. #49  ONE HOBART 3000 complete  weighing, pricing and labelling  system. Readily convertible to  metric $7,500.        One  TOLEDO Super Wrapper, Model  3Al-$200. Call Reg 403-667-2116,  404 Wood Street, Whitehorse.  Yukon.YlA2E8 #49  ANTIQUE COLLECTORS ITEM.  Square concert grand piano.  Make Knabe Baltimore. Rosewood. Manufactured 1865. Serious offers only. Phone Victoria.  B.C. 642-5080 #49  SAVE TAX DOLLARS  INCORPORATE  LOW COST, FAST  for further info, phone THE LAW  SHOPPE TOLL FREE 112-800-  663-3035 (in Vancouver area call  687-2442) Chargex and Master-  charge  welcome.   "Legal   Help  You Can Afford". __,   TFN  DIVORCE  LOW COST, FAST  for further info, phone THE LAW  SHOPPE TOLL FREE 112-800-  663-3035 (in Vancouver area call  687-2442) Chargex and Master-  charge welcome. "Legal Help  You Can Afford" __,   TFN  1973 GMC four wheel drive tow  truck, one ton dual rear wheels;  Holmes 480 Twin Boom Wrecker,  hydraulic snow plow. International 1600 four wheel drive  truck, new Holmes 500 twin  boom. Wrecker C&T Rentals  Ltd.. Phone 635-6174, 4630  Lakelse Ave., Terrace, B.C. V8G  1R2. #49  LOG HOMES AND CABINS.  Daybreak Construction Ltd. For  brochure or further information  contact George Donovan, Box 777  100 Mile House, B.C. VOK 2E0.  Phone 395-2867 (days) 397-2735  (evenings) TFN  YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, postul  code. 300 gummed labels. (Made  by handicapped people) $1,95.  Mail cheque to: Handicapped  Labels, Box 1315. Station 'A'.  Surrey, B.C. V3S4Y5 HI  ATTENTION7~AiTfomicr resi-  denls of OLIVER, B.C. Homecoming May 4-10, 1081, to mark  our 60th birthday. Activities  galore. For details, write Box 728.  Oliver, B.C. V0H 1T0 #49  NOTICE - Will former Gilbert  Plains, Manitoba residents take  notice of the 75th Anniversary  and Fair July 12-19, 1981. Write  to Anniversary Committee for  more information. #4��  INVESTMENT PROPERTIES.  One parcel Vancouver Island,  ocean frontage and view. Two  parcels in Kootenays. One on  large lake one on private lake.  Call 748-1757 #49  Deep relaxation guaranteed or  full refund. Try our proven  method on cassette tape. Send  only $8.77 to: Relaxation Methods, Olher Dimension Services,  Box 2269, Salmon Arm, B.C.  V0E 2T0. #50  B.C. vuhon  IF YOU ENJOY GARDENING, do  it year round, using an aluminum  and glass greenhouse! Write  for free brochure: B.C. Greenhouse Builders, 7425 Hedley  Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. V5E 2R1  Mail orders now available.     #49  IMMEDIATELY ��� EDITOR re-  quired for progressive weekly  community newspaper in Central  Vancouver Island. Experience  essential, must have good photography skills. Send resume in  confidence to Box 1300, Parks-  ville, B.C. V0R 2S0 or phone  248-3202 #49  COMPUGRAPHIC COMP-  WRITER II Junior. Excellent  condition. Offers to $4,000.  Driftwood Publishing Ltd., Box  250, (langcs, B.C. V0S 1E0.  Clu.ne.M7.22l I #49  Property  Wanted to buy ��� small acreage  with dwelling for young family  just starting out. 885-9969     TFN  1/2 acre new 3 bedroom 1600 sq.  ft. home on Browning Rd. Phone  builder 885-2756 #49  For Sale: Older style stucco house  with a grand old stone fireplace,  fruit trees, carport and garage,  on two magnificent view lots right  in Ihe centre of Gibsons. 886-7961  #51  Bf  1980 INTERNATIONAL 466 13-  speed Tandem Dump: 16 fool  Armstrong Box: I17H .HOA J.D.  Back-hoe F.F.I.. Extend a hoe;  1977 250 Ford Service Truck.  Phone 378-2162 #50  College courses at home. Speed-  writing, shorthand, bookkeeping,  business math. Full lime courses  also available. Contact Duffus  College, 543 Seymour Stitc.,  Vancouver. B.C. V6B 3H6,  Phone 681-7567 TFN  Buying  Selling  Moving  or  Just Dreaming  The Sunshine Coast  REALTOR  uil. help sou do it.  Available at  Really offices.  Legal  Legal  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  j  tmmmmmmmmtmmm  2  BLOCK 3  683  (NOT TO SCALE)   :  SM.  m o  <  o  CC  z  o  z  <  s  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  PUBLIC NOTICE  PROPOSED EXTENSION OF BOUNDARIES  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS  Take Notice that under Section 22 ol the  Municipal Act the Council ol the Village of  Gibsons intends to request the Minister of  Municipal Affairs for an extension of the area of  the municipality to include the following  described lands:  All and singular that certain parcel or tract of  land and premises situate, lying and being  described as all those portions of Lots 1. 2  and 3. Block 3. D.L 6B3, Group 1, N.W.D, as  thc said lots are shown outlined in red on  Plan   17530  registered in  the Land Title  Office at Vancouver. B.C.  And Further Take Notice That if a request ol at  least one-tenth in number of the electors of the  municipality  is  received  by  the  undersigned  within 30 days of the last publication of this notice  In a newspaper, the question of the extension of  the area  of the municipality to  include the  aforesaid lands will be submitted for the assent of  the electors.  And Further Take Notice That any residents  within the area herein described having objection  to the proposed extension of the boundaries of  the municipality should notify the Minister of  Municipal Affairs, Parliament Buildings, Victoria,  BC, V8V 1X4, of his objections within 30 days of  the last publication of this notice in a newspaper.  And That this is the last publication of this notice  in a newspaper.  Village of Gibsons  P.O. Box 340.  Gibsons. B.C.  VON 1V0  J.W. Copland,  CLERK-TREASURER. 22  Coast News, December 9, 1980  Property  Property  property  RESTAURANT  FOR SALE  Mr. Mike's in Gibsons  Ideal family business  mhb     For full particulars call  p^J Gordon James  U^J 477-1841  FAIRWAY  ESTATES  Residential Acreages at  Roberts Creek adjacent to  the Golf Course.  2Vz Acres $50,000  5 Acres $65,000  3 LOTS LEFT  Water and Electric Power  Brynelsen Benzon  Realty  Vancouver 689-7556  BONNIEBROOK  HEIGHTS  View Lots at Gower Point  From $28,000  19 LOTS SOLD  17 LOTS LEFT  All services underground  Brynelsen Benzon  Realty  Vancouver 689-7556  Legal  Legal  Parents participate in pre-school  INVITATION TO TENDER  ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL  SECHELT, B.C.  Sealed tenders are invited for the provision  of fixed, exterior mounted, metal framed  storm windows at the St. Mary's Hospital,  Sechelt, B.C.  Bids shall be on a lump-sum basis.  The Administrator, St. Mary's Hospital,  Sechelt. B.C. will receive Tenders until 11:00  a.m. Pacific Standard Time, Tuesday,  January 6, 1981. Tenders received after this  time will not be accepted.  General and Trade Contractors may obtain  documents altei 1.00 p.m. Tuesday.  December 9, 1980 Irom the Administrator,  St. Mary's Hospital Sechelt. B.C. on deposit  ol $50.00 certified cheque per set payable to  St. Mary's Hospital The deposit will be  refunded upon return ol the Documents in  good condition within ten (10) days after the  date of Tender opening.  Documents may be viewed at St. Mary's  Hospital, by prior arrangement with the  Administrator.  A Bid Bond in the amount of Ten Percent  (10%) of the Tender must accompany each  Tender as defined on the Tender Form.  The successful contractor shall provide a  fifty percent (50%) Performance Bond and a  fifty percent (50%) Labour and Materials  Bond.  The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted.  Mr. N. Vucurevlch  Administrator  St. Mary's Hospital  P.O. Box 7777  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3AO  Jack and Jill is now well into  its 12th year. It began in the  fall of 1969 when a group of  parents wanted to provide  a pre-school setting that would  develop the social, emotional,  mental and physical growth  of their children.  The school is a member of  the Parent Participation  Pre-Schools of B.C. which is  a non profit organization  owned and operated by the  parents. Qualified teachers  are employed and the school  is licensed by the Community  Care Licensing Board and is  regularly inspected by the  Health Department and Fire  Department.  In a pre-school, emphasis is  not on formal learning, such  as ABC's or I23's. The philosophy of this pre-school is  that children learn through  play. To children work is play  and play is work. Their play is  guided by teachers and  parents and the programme is  planned with specific goals in  mind, e.g. sharing, independence and muscle co-ordination etc.  Jack and Jill Pre-School  has become one of the largest  in B.C. Presently it provides  a pre-school experience for  66 children and their parents.  There are two classes of four  year olds with 18 children in  each. Lorna Dcuteau is their  leader who has been with the  school since 1974. These  children meet ever)' Monday,  Wednesday and Friday for two  hours either in the morning or  in the afternoon.  The three year old classes  have a smaller enrollment  of 15 children in each of the  two classes. They meet on a  Tuesday and Thursday for two  hours with our new teacher  Lori Thibault.  The school is most fortunate  lo have the use of St. Mary's  Parish House as their setting.  It has ideal facilities for both  indoor   and   outdoor   play.  The school has good parking  facilities off the highway and  is conveniently situated in  Upper Gibsons opposite the  swimming pool.  Parent involvement is an  essential requirement of this  pre-school. The pre-school  provides a place where you,  the parents, can share school  experiences with your children, experiences that will be  valuable   once   they   enter  public school. It is also a place  where you have a chance to  watch your children as members of a group; to find new  ways of handling children,  from observing the teacher  and the parents.  If you require information  as to how to enroll your child  for the next session in 1981,  please phone Barbara Stevenson, enrollment officer, 886-  2492.  When residents in Sand) Hook turn their taps and regional water  flows, perhaps the> can spare a thought for Ihe workmen whq  toiled in the recent snow storms lo la\ Ihe pipe.  A Fine Gift for Christmas Giving!  Treat your friends & family  to  The 1981 Sunshine Coast  Historical Calendar  ��  The early history of the Sunshine Coast has  been tastefully captured in well reproduced  photographs, complete with story line by local  historian Lester R. Peterson. The cover  illustration is a reproduction of a pen & wash  drawing by well-known artist Robert Jack.  !]>>&  'Ol  '*&  '��*;  '$/  4  v*,  m  Available at:  Gibsons:  Fawkes Books  Coast News  NDP Bookstore  Only  $3.95  Mailing Envelope Included  Sechelt: Pender Harbour:  The Bookstore Madeira Park  Books & Stuff Pharmacy  Western Drugs T  Wildlife  corner  Deadly dioxin  by lu Canute  Dloiln  It's not quite the season  of good cheer yet, so I cm  still write about nasties  that are going on around us.  Over the past week news  has been hitting the airwaves  about the chemical dioxin.  It has now climbed to the top  of the hit parade of deadly  man made products. (140  times more potent than nerve  gas.)  It has recently been found in  gull eggs in Lake Ontario.  The centre of investigations  at the moment, is the area  above   Niagara   Falls.   Ap-  I EXCAVATING I  patently 114 chemical dump  sites have so far been found in  that area, many of them in  areas that are now populated.  The most notorious of these  dump sites is Love Canal, a  Hooker Chemical dumping  ground. The rather romantic  (with a small r) name of  Bloody Run, has been given to  an open air ditch which runs  underneath one of these waste  sites and bubbles up on its  merry way through residential  land on its way to Lake  Ontario. Three companies,  Hooker, Olin and our old  friend Dow are all .under  the gun. There is talk of a  $600 million law suit against  Hooker.  In one factory employing 60  men, the workers are righting  for an investigation into  safety. Ten men at the plant  have already died of cancer.  In a subdivision built on top of  a land-filled dumping ground,  miscarriages were commonplace; so commonplace that  the mothers thought it was  normal until it was pointed out  to them.  To get more information on  dioxin, I phoned one of the  best sources of information I  know, Merriam Doucet. I  don't trust the unbiased  statistics from chemists who  depend on the. manufacturers  for their research grants..  Merriam has been campaigning against dioxin since  1968. One part per trillion  (lppt) is known to cause  cancer. This would be like  putting one drop of vermouth  into 45 gallons of gin for your  martini. 6ppt have been found  in trout in Lake Ontario. In  an experiment conducted by  Dr. James Allan from the  University of Wisconsin, Rhesus monkeys were given  One Doae of dioxin at SO ppt.  Half of them died. The words  One Doae are very important  as dioxin is accumulative.  It is still showing up in the  blood and fat tissues of  Vietnam veterans.  Dioxin is in many products  in wide use around the  country. Some of the places  you can expect to find it,  would be in industrial cleaning  products and materials for  wood treatment. It was also  used in the Okanagan in fruit  sprays. 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T  also release dioxin when  heated. This can happen if  there is a forest fire in an area  treated with one of these  products. During . a forest  fire, the heat at the core of the  blaze can reach temperatures  of 1300 deg. F (remember that  is at the core). It needs  1462 deg. F before dioxin will  break down.  A little side note to this is  that I was listening to the  news last week and heard the  minister of agriculture tell a  gathering of farmers that he  had weighed all the ramifications for and against the  use of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T  and decided to continue with  their use. His reasoning,  amidst a series of poorly  received jokes, was that it  is not reasonable to ban their  use as there was only a three  in a thousand chance that they  were harmful. He also spouted  the sadly common cliche, that  the chemicals have to be  proved dangerous before they  are taken off the market.  Once again the public is  sentenced at the kangaroo  courts of the chemical companies.  Snow Geeae.  Eight of these creatures  were seen passing over  Gibsons on Thursday morning. The one we get on this  side of the continent is the  lesser snow goose. It's estimated that around 500,000  use the Pacific flyway on their  migration routes. One of the  wintering grounds is the  Fraser River delta, although  the bulk of them prefer to go  further south - looking out the  window, I can hardly blame  them.  The lesser snow goose is a  good example of the different  names given to a bird in  different parts of our country.  I'll list a few of them. Brant (in  general use); Greater wavey  (Manitoba); Manitoba wavey  (Ontario); Silver (Saskatchewan); White jangler (Manitoba); White way-way (Hud-  sons Bay at the beginning  of the 19th century); Oie de  neige (early Quebec); Oie  ssuvage (Quebec). A small  book called Folk Names of  Canadian Birds by W.L.  McAfee, available from the  Queen's Printer in Ottawa,  has been a saviour for me  when I talk to people from  other parts of the country  about birds they have seen,  T.V.  The quality of some of the  television programs are turning me into an addict (this  weather is also helping).  Just in the past week there  was the show Gentle Giant of  the Pacific, about the state of  the humpback whale; David  Suzuki explaining rogue  waves in the ocean; Jacques  Cousteau gave us a couple of  hours in the Antarctic; the  Fifth Estate exposed dioxin  and Jack Websterrrrr warned  horse owners to check the  credentials of horse buyers, to  ensure that old Dobbin was  actually going to a good home  and not to the knacker's yard.  Pender wildlife.  The next meeting of the  Pender Harbour Wildlife Club  will be on December 16th at  7:30 p.m. in the Madeira  Park Elementary School Library.  Guest speaker will be Dr.  Seaman, talking about aqua-  culture. Dr. Seaman raises  oysters locally and will have  first hand knowledge pertinent to this area.  Members  of other  clubs  welcome.  Missing beagle,  Val Michaud called on Sunday afternoon to see if anyone  had heard anything on her  seven year old male beagle.  It's been missing since last  Friday.  It's brown, black and white  and may be wearing a red  collar. As it's thc family pet  it's badly missed and any  information would be appreciated. With the weather  lately, there is a chance that  it could have been hit by a  car. If so, could the driver  call 886-2802 and let them  know.  Well, that's about all the  happiness I can spread around  this week. If you want to contact me, my numbers are  886-2622, 886-7817 and 886-  9151,ta.  Coast News, December 9. 1980  r      PACIFIC GADC0 CONSTRUCTION  Land Clearing, light or heavy  Road Construction ��� Excavation ��� Logging  Bulldozer ��� Backhoe ��� Grader ��� Front End Loader  Gravel Truck-Skidder 886-7287 886-7951 886-7142  J.B.EXCAVATING      1980     886-9031  Water, sewer, drainage installation  ��� Dump Truck ���  Backhoe  ��� Cat ��� Land Clearing ���  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fle'ds  Sunshine Coast  Business Directory  The unseasonably earl) snowfall lurned the Sunshine Coast into a  Christmas Card. This particular scene is of the Rainy River.  ��� CONTRACTING ���  F&LCONTRACTORS  Landclearing, road building, logging, tree removal,  excavations & gravel. OOe 0070  ooD-9872  RUFUS BULLDOZING  ��� Land Clearing ��� Excavating  Daryll ' Drain Fields     886-9739  Carpet Steam Cleaning  885-5851  KRAMAK CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.  ���   Foundations   ���   Framing   ���   Custom  Homes   ���  On your lot or ours  Norb Kraft 8865-3432 S^^1'  KEN DE VRIES & SON LTD.")  FLOOR COVERINGS  APPLIANCES I  HARRISON'S APPLIANCE SALES  Parts and Service  Tuesday ��� Saturday 9 ��� 5  886-9959 Pratt Rd, Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Carpet! - Tiles- Linoleum* ��� Drapei  Hwy. 101, Gibsons Cowrie St., Sechelt  886-7112 885-3424  I MISC. SERVICES I  jd[m.  Quality Form & Garden Supply Ltd.  Feed * Fencing     886-7527  Pet Food    * Fertilizer  Pratt Rd  Gibsons  Res. 886-9949  THERMAX WELD-ALL INDUSTRIES    '  Fabrication & General Repairs  jCustom Wrought Iron Railings & Airtight Stoves  Gibsons Industrial Park .Oil Shaw Road. Gibsons     886-8466 J  Mercury Sales & Service  Honda Sales & Service  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 886-2664      Member Allied Van Lines      R.R. 1, Gibsons..  VAUGHAN CEDAR LIMITED  Post & Beam Construction - Fencing  Timber & Cedar Sales  Michael Vaughan - Owner Phone: 886-8203 J  ��� s  BOBCAT SERVICE  HISCMTMCTIM  ��� Solar Installations      ��� Framing  MVEHORTOR  885-3825.  I AUTOMOTIVE I  R. & J. SERVICES LTD.  Repair & Rebuilding of:  ALTERNATORS ��� STARTERS ��� GENERATORS  Paine Rd., Gibsons 886-9963  I y VV Silverline, Campion & Lund boats  fV   P O. Bos 1CC   Madeira Park, B.C.   VON 2H0  MARINA  RESORT  883-2248    .  Village Tile Co.  CERAMIC TILE SALES AND INSTALLATIONS  Box 65  Sechelt  Joe Jacques  Phone  885-3611  SUNCOAST TRUSS LTD.  ^mates  (Gibsons) 886-7318  Located next to Windsor Plywood p O. Box 748  Residential & Commercial Roof Trusses Gibsons B C J  We specialize in Volkswagen Repairs  ^J^ turajiwti Motors  flarts   885-9466 *honda*  *__\i4i      MVS,C   L-F.SSONS  ������������ Piano & Organ  JgaUn    Begin al age 4 and older  I6I4 Marine Drive, Gibsons    886-9030  YOU  ENJOY ^  Jessie  Harbour Chimney Cleaning  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  Fireplaces Furnaces OH Stoves  V^        003"8171        Customers trom Ihe B86 exchange call collect       J  PERMASEAL ALUMINUM  MANUFACTURING LTD.     .C _*  COMPLETE ALUMINUM WINDOW PRODUCTS tf>   t"r  DOUBLE PANE WINDOWS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION   Vu tK*  AND RENOVATION PURPOSES jfP  885-3538 *  Sunrise Ridge Industrial Park Airport Rd   Sechell BC  need tires?  sf_J^!^  ->  (J  *                   Come in to                   /  ntim\��i> .���  I      COASTAL TIRES      1  f   at tk'S-BENDS on Highway 101    ~  Phone 886-2>00                *  _-.  ^Hwy. 101, (Mbit  Your Specialty Shop:  Mufflers, Brakes, Tune-Ups,  ICItaMi MAKE 4 TUB  101, Gibsons 886-8213  UPHOLSTERY  ALL REUPHOLSTERim DONE  Boat Tops & Seats  1339 Wharf Road.  Sechelt, B.C. 885-5216  ���  ' SUNSHINE COAST "  DISPOSAL SERVICES  885-9973     Port Mellon to Ole's Cove     886-2938  Commercial Containers Available  FREE ESTIMATES  Look V* w y  for us In the Yellow Pages  PENINSULA TRANSPORT LTD.  LOW BED SERVICE    24 hrs  Reasonable Rates per daV  886-2284 Dayi        Dispatch  Now Oilers  Evenings 886-9470     .  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.      marv Volen  Remove lower limbs for VIEW.      886-9597  Top tall trees adjacacent to building  WOODZIN CONSTRUCTION LTD.  FOUNDATIONS ��� FRAMING   ��� FINISHING  lo. Bruce Fraser 885-9068 bum 1896. Sechelt;  I ELECTRICAL I  W2M6 GIBSONS LANES Hw*  ECOIIOmy RIITO PBRTS Ltd.  Automobile. Industrial  and Body Shop Supplies  Sechelt    B8S-SI8I  101ft  'ffffl  OPEN BOWLING SUMMER HOURS ^ '^  Saturday-7:00-11:00p.m. /  Sunday - 2:00 ��� 5:00 p.m. ***  ANDREASSEN     ELECTRIC  {GIBSONS LO I Servmq ihe Sunshine Coasi  till IKK Al CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Granthams Landing, B C  STEVE HOFLEY  Natural & Cultured Stone Facings  House Fronts. Fireplaces  and Feature Walls  ALL WORK CONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED     8M'845fc  ]  I PAINTING I  I CABINETS I  SUNSHINE    KITCHENS  CABINETS ��� REMODELLING  Showroom in Twilight Theatre Bldg.        ##(,  _OPEN SAT. 10-5 OR BY APPOINTMENT  PACIFIC-O-FIBERGLASS  FIBERGLASS LAMINATING - REPAIRS  BOATS-SUNDECKS, ETC.  14 years experience        865-2981  /\  5 Bill's Holland Electric  #/ |[& Bill Achterberg  LL> 886-9232  Ltd.  Professional Work At Reasonable Cost  ii JOE DAVIS  ���v   PAINTER & DECORATOR  R.R. 2 Lower Rd., Gibsons 886-8291  -94//j  ^Upholsterers  Serving Sunshine  Coast and Vancouver  883*9901 All Furniture - Marine - Boat Tops  Tom Flieger    Phone 886-7868  LECTRICAL  CONTRACTING  Box 214, Gibsons. B C  VON 1VO  :   CARPET-CABINET-CERAMIC CENTRE  : Open Thurs. ��� Sat. 10 a.m. - s p.m.  Howe Sound Distributors Ltd.  North Road. Gibsons, B.C. 886-2765  HEATING  YOim. NEVER RUN OUT!  Audrey's coffee service  Office & Restaurant Coffee  Supplies & Equipment  885-3718  SEAVIEW CARPETS - CABINETS  SHOWROOM OPEN  Open 10-6, Tues. to Sat. Friday to 9  Phone 886-2743 and 886-2417  .5-73    Conversion   Windows,  Glass,  Auto & Marine  Glass, Aluminum Windows & Screens, Mirrors   Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  ICG CANADIAN PROPANE  LTD.  Hwy. 101   Sechell between SI. Mary's  Hospital and Forest Ranger's Hut. 885-2360  Mon.-Fri.   8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat.   9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  THOMAS HEATING  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument OOU"/l  set-up ol furnace  Terry Connor  PAINTINGCONTRACTS  Botr,W. Gibsons. B.C.  I RESTAURANTS I  s��Avi��u/ aAa/oi iNs  Chinese & Western Food         Licensed Premises  '  Tuesday to Sunday  Lunch:  11:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m.            Dinner:    4:00 p.m  - 9:00 p.m  Chinese Food now on Lunch Menu  Lower Gibsons          886-9219     Take Out Available  >  J  P6NDER HARBOUR RESTAURANT  CANADIAN AND CHINESE FOOD  Madeira Paik Snoppmq Centre  Eat in & Weekdays      11:30 a.m. ��� 9:00 p.m.  Take out Friday \~im. 11:30 a.m. -11:00 p.m.  883-2413      Sunday 4:00 p.m. ��� 9:00 p.m.v Coast News, December 9, 1980  Skelly protests programme cancellation  Gibsons Bluff Sewer Project  gets in under Federal wire  The usual priie of S5.00 will bt awarded to the first name drawn  from the barrel which correctly locates the above. Send your  entries lo the (oast News, Box 460, Gibsons. I Ml week's winner  was Rachel Pinchbeck ot Box 566, Sechelt who correctly located  the pictured dog house as being in Wilson (reek.  Human ==��=  Rights .-!-"  Continued from Page One  Rights Branch ordered Vancouver's neighbourhood tabloid the "Western News" to  sexually neutralize its employment classifieds and so  publish to its clients and  readership alike.  Sexual Harassment: unsolicited pinching, patting,  iokes, innuendos or demands  for sexual favours and other  indignities many working  women experience are also  expressly     prohibited.  Enforcing these laws is the  responsibility of the Human  Rights Branch which confidentially "investigates complaints of discrimination and  attempts to negotiate settlements satisfactory to all  parties... If the Human  Rights Branch is unable to  reach a settlement, the Minister of Labour may refer the  .ase to an independent Board  >f Inquiry. The Board will  review the evidence, make a  binding decision and order an  award where appropriate."  The Human Rights Branch  maintains offices in Prince  George, Kamloops, Victoria  ,md Vancouver where a  omplaint may be lodged in  person, by mail or over the  phone. The Vancouver Branch  is located at 4946 Canada  Way, Burnaby, V5G 4J6,  telephone 291-7236.  All this and a good deal  more is explained and explored in the fine, comprehensive information kit  'Human Rights in British  Columbia". This folio and a  bi-monthly newsletter are  freely available from the  Human Rights Commission of  British Columbia, 6th Floor,  880 Douglas St., Victoria,  B.C. V8W2B7. Tel: 387-3015.  Next week, in "Human  Rights Too": another look at  employment and an overview  of the unique functions of the  allied Human Rights Commission.  Hunter  chairman  Regional Director David  Hunter was named again to  the position of chairman for  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District last week. Hunter was  elected by secret ballot over  Brian Stelck of Sechelt.  Mayor Lorraine Goddard of  (iibsons was elected to the  vice-chairman's position, also  over Stelck.  Sworn in at the installation  meeting which was held on  December 4th were Hunter,  director for Area F, Director  Ham Almond of Area D,  Director Peggy Connor of  Area FJ and Connor's alternate  director, Jack Mercer.  Although the Federal government has decided to terminate the  Community Services Contribution Program, it looks as though  Gibsons Bluff Sewer project will get in under the wire and receive  its share of federal funding after all. Municipal Clerk Jack  Copland told Gibsons council Tuesday night that he had received  indications that the Bluff Sewer would not be among those  projects terminated by the federal government's decision to cut  back on financial aid to municipalities.  Council received a letter from Ray Skelly, MP for Comox-  Powell River, expressing his disappointment at the cancellation of  the program.  "This move will, in my opinion," Skelly said, "place great and  unwarranted burdens on municipal taxpayers to whom a  commitment was made in 1978 that the program would continue  lor five years."  Skelly enclosed a letter from Federal NDP Leader Ed  Broadbent and NDP Urban Affairs Critic Cyril Keeper,  requesting information on the impact cancellation of the program  wilt have on individual communities,  Specifically, the letter requested estimates ofthe compounding  effect the cutback will have on increased demands on municipal  budgets, estimates of the numbers of present and potential jobs  that may be lost when projects under the program are completed,  and what eligible services the municipality may be unable to  provide as a result.  Municipal Clerk Jack Copland was instructed by council to  reply, providing the information as requested.  The letter also asked council to consider a resolution requesting  that the federal government reinstate the Community Services  Contribution Program and that the program be broadened in  scope to include development and improvement of commercial  and industrial districts.  Council did not debate thc resolution because, Mayor Goddard  later told the Coast News, "Wc have been told we're going to get  our share of thc money and we're fatalistic aboul Federal  government decisions of this kind. Wc don't feel lhat at our level  we can really bring much pressure to bear on the Federal  government."  Sunshine Girl  POTTERY  A Price & Selection  for Every Budget  Available at:  886-2818   �����-  Gibsons Landing  886-2818  Fine  Canadian  Styling and  Quality. Self-decked with the  ^Finest Fabrics and Foam.  ATLANTIC  Shop for  Quality and Price  We also have a varied assortment  of fine Coffee Tables, Lamp Tables  and end tables from $119.95  !i!ii,nito Recliner & Swivel Rockerslii���ii,.|Uw,  mtmmimim,,nnlin,n,^,null,nuu,1um,mi.lL^^f9^  ^^IMMmmBedroom  Swivel Rocker  This could have been designed   L*<><n  specially (or Santa! Comfort tCQ^-Q Q'v  cpernwqoci  lcpuh)iture  I       Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2542       I  I  ^^^^^       Baby Bear was '459.  NOW '399.  Mama Bear was M89.  HOW'449.  Papa Bear was ��549.  HOW 499.  Grandma Bear (Nickle) was ��649.  Now $599.  Grandma Bear (Black) was *595.  NOW'545.  Grandpa Bear (Black)   Was !709.  NOW $619.  Teddy Bear was 5759  NOW'999.  Goldilocks Was ?815  NOW'715.  Insert (Nickle Door) was *899.  NOW'799.  Insert (Plain Door) was ��829.  NOW'759.  Si  M0DEL  Chainsaws  051   33"   Was s742.����  '595.ui>  032 AV 21 "was -499���  NOW '449.��  028 AVEQ21"waS>479��  HOW '431 �������  [ HQMELJTE1  Chainsaws  XLI 16" HniU$211 95  Was s234.95  I,ww    * I I ���  8vK,16" NOW '239.M  xw!h5' HOW' 94.��  xL7tr N0W'297.M  360 P 24"   Wj,W $359.95  9w?52,rH0W495.��>  lxL1^,24" H0W'319.m  These Prices Will Remain In Effect  Through December 31st  QgeuiiDine SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Place - Hwy. 101  Pender Harbour 883-2585 <_.*_-*�� ���        -*n ������������   '"������  '��� ,  f   _:_*-_xMM&.J;\Y2iy  takes it out and deposits it on another exposed beach.  ����������#? :f   �����. M,%t.,, ,'_mmL2j-*r&s- **%.**��-.    Jfl  The /irsf storm of the winter crashes against the shore at Bonniebrook,  and brings with it logs and debris which will stay till the next high wind Photo by Ian Corrance  BUYING PROPERTY ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  (Editor's Note: The following series of articles were written by Mr. Dennis Shuttleworth, a practicing  engineer who now lives in Davis Bay. After retiring from the Royal Canadian Navy in 1970, he chose the  Sunshine Coast on which to settle. This choice was made after extensively studying possible locations from  throughout the world. Mr. Shuttleworth's findings coupled with his refreshing "engineer's" point of view are  as pertinent today as they were in 1970. Anyone wishing a reprint of this series in its entirety may obtain a  copy at Anderson Realty, Cowrie St., Sechelt, B.C.)  The next factor is accessibility. Often, very choice lots lie near the top ol a hill and  lack only a road. If you like privacy to the point of building and then maintaining your  own mile long road, you may find your patience stretched when it comes time to pay  for hydro and public water installation. The tops of hills should also be checked for the  tell-tale signs of lightning.  Natural heat and light have been dealt with briefly, earlier. For the scientific, our  latitude here is 50 degrees north of the equator, the same as Falmouth in England.  This means that on June 2lst the noon angle of the sun is 63'/2 degrees above the  horizon and the Dec. 22nd noon angle is 63'<; 47 = 16%��. Not only does this difference  in angle make our season.s and vary the lengths of our days, but also means that what  light is going on Dec. 22nd is not about to shine in a lovely north facing picture  window. The heat from such sunlight is of the order of 250 BTUs per sq. ft. of window  per hour. This is enough to take a pint of water from tap temperature to boiling. On a  large area, like a garden, the heat falling on a southern slope can advance the growth  date by 2-3 weeks over an eastern slope and 4-5 weeks over a northern. This can be  checked next spring, but a glance at snow pockets will service.  A major aspect is view. Since this is an emotional subject, there are those who love  a sea view and those who' leathe it, just as some love trees and others see only an  obstacle. The wiest course lor me is, "steer to avoid". Other equally variable points  are the size of the dream lot, whether neighbors are close or far, the location of the  nearest hospital and stores, and the distance to work.  Noise is another common problem and one of growing research importance for its  effect on mental and physical health. Road noise is the main offender here, and is at its  worst on hills, curves and speed limit change points. Hazaroud corners invite their  own special noises and nearby houses are often turned .into emergency wards.  Smell is yet another factor. For the average male, Chanel No. 5 or itsequivalent, is  an odor to be close to as possible, but the same cannot be said for tanneries,  breweries, paper mills, sewage plants or fish processing lactones.  To be continued Sunshine Coast Realtor, December 5, 1980  BONNIEBROOK  HEIGHTS  View Lots at Gower Point  From $28,000  19 LOTS SOLD  17 LOTS LEFT  All services underground  Brynelsen Benzon  Realty  Vancouver 689-7556  THE BROOKFIELD, one of the beautiful new Viceroy superhomes.  WE PROUDLY OFFER YOU THE MOST  ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES IN AMERICA  When we call these new Viceroy superhomes "the most energy-  efficient homes in America" we do not choose these words lightly. For  all practical purposes, the energy consumption problem in new house  construction has been solved. II you build the Viceroy way, it will help  protect you against exorbitant heating bills for a generation to come.  And these homes are not expensive. Call us or visit us today for more  information on these outstanding homes.  Tplease"send"me"  Viceroy Suburban Homes Catalogue D  Viceroy Country Homes Catalogue D  (Enclose $3.00 each)  Name   Address   Town Postal Code   BUTTERWICK HOLDINGS LTD.  ml #1 madeira parh.B.c. von 2H0  j H^S^Xm'JbSJISSi. ��."- SS. Sfficif "(JlSJDSfin A[<_i>rica j  AELBERS  REAL ESTATE  886-9238  Van. Toll Free  922-7814  Harry M. Howard  Res. 886-7307  Located at the Old Granthams Landing Store  Marine Drive, Box 1189,  Gibsons  CAPA  APPRAISALS  INC.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY  EARLS COVE FERRY TERMINAL  Same owner since ils creation in 1973. Fully licensed  restaurant and store. Good owner's accommodation.  Completely self contained except lor electricity and  telephone, The operation has always been and shall remain a  money maker to an enterprisingindividual, Owner prepared  to carry good firsl mortgage, il and when you want to  become independent, you can not forego this opportunity.  SEAVIEW RD. GIBSONS $48,000  Corner lot with a beautiful view of Keats Island. Cozy 700 sq.  ft. house with 2 bedrooms. Perfect for couple, Close to  amenities.  GIBSONS ��� HIGHWAY 101  2.02 acres of potentially cummei  location. Treed, level wil  and627tl.onMahfl��d  exposure to traffic oi  the Coast.  $135,000  perty in a prime  ige on Highway 101  !perty has an excellent  ol the mam thoroughfare on  GRANTHAMS LANDING - WATERFRONT $45,000  Two cabins on 67' x 117' waterfronl lease lot. Upper cabin  has fantastic view of the walei. Lower cabin is righl al the  waler's edge. Vendor will assist in financing,  WATERFRONT $45,000  Granthams Lease Properly. 120 fi of beautiful waterfronl  with a small cottage. A good moorage lor a fisherman's boat  and thc beauliful beach at your doorstep make this an ideal  recreational property.  RUBY LAKE $39,500  5 acres ��� 130 ft. frontage on Halbwell Rd. within walking  distance of an excellent lake access. Privacy withaview that  is second to none.  SANDY HOOK - LOT 115 $16,000  60 x 150 level building lot located just off Mt. Richardson Rd.  WILSON CREEK  Building lot in developing area. Superb view ol the ocean.  Within walking distance to one of the nicest beaches on the  coast.  CARMEL PLACE - TUWANEK $16,500 each  2 huge lots ��� approximately 1�� acre each in size. Westerly  exposure. Services available. Within walking distance of  good beach and boat launching.  $135,000  OUT OF TOWN  DUPLEX LOT  WHISTLER  Thc only vacant duplex lot left at the base ol the Gondola  Whistler.  Excellenl  view of the mountain,  All services  including sewers.  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION Sunshine CoasI Realtor, December 5, 1980  ���-MOBILE HOMES���,  NOW!  15X15  PLAN  15% Down & 15 Years Bank Financing O.A.C*  ASK TODAY!!  Beautiful Homes at Realistic Prices  ��� On Approved Credit .  Dealers for  ��� MODULINE ��� MANCO  ORDER YOUR 14' WIDE OR DOUBLE  WIDE HOMES  MANY MODELS AND FLOOR PLANS  TO CHOOSE FROM  COAST MOBILE HOMES LTD.  (crass irom Benner's Furniture in Sechelt  885-9979 mLtm 885-9979  KoyalTrust  .   ELIZABETH RAINES  Sales Representative  MUST SELL  Excellent opportunity to build a successful and profitable  business for a person with know how and time to invest.  Business located in the heart of Gibsons in modern building.  LS. has P & L Statements. Excellent lease. Call Elizabeth  Raines 324-4621 (24 hours).  EMERGENCY SALE  Must sell. Owner mustjretire due to ill health.  Ideally situated iiwfc<��)raffic area of Gibsons.  Excellent pcGjfcaJror the right person. Call  Elizabeth Raines 324-4621 (24 hours).  FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY  For person who wishes to be independent. Well established  Taxi Business in prime location of Pender Harbour. Good  potential for territorial expansion and current services. Priced  to sell at $39,500. For complete information call Elizabeth  Raines 324-4621 (24 hours).  BEAUTY SALON FOR SALE  Opportunity to be creative and be your own boss at the same  time. Well established business with 4 fully equipped stations, 3  sinks with extra hook-up for fourth, 4 dryers, bin washer &  dryer, full bathroom plus storage. Located in modern plaza  close to shopping centre. Lots of parking available. Vendor is  motivated. All reasonable offers will be considered. Call  Elizabeth Raines 324-4621 (24 hours).  W -Waterfront  H -Homes  A - Acreage  R - Recreational  F - Farms  Bus. 885-5171  Box 1188, Sechelt,  B.C. VON 3A0  "Your Real Estate Hosts  on the Sunshine Coast"  WATERFRONT  SILENT NIGHT L 239  You'll enjoy many a silent night gazing over the  calm waterfront. Here is a 1120 sq. ft. 2 bedroom  rancher. Situated on a quiet residential Redrooffs  Rd. (Eureka Place). Stairwell brings you to the  beach. Westerly exposure. Call Pat for more  information. F.P. $137,500,  WHY PAY RENT?  Especially when you can buy this 3 bdrm mobile.  You have nothing to furnish it with, no problem; it  comes fully furnished with fridge & stove. Now  this would be ideal for you bachelor types. You  can't afford to buy? Buy with a friend and you  can't afford not to. Situated in West Sechelt. Call  885-5171. Firm at $13,500.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY L Id ��� 5  Well established small marina with high cash flow  and unlimited growth potential. Long term lease  provides for expansion. Year round moorage.  Fully booked with waiting list. Excellent gas, oil,  engine sales & repairs and coffee shop sales all  very profitable. Some long term, low interest  financing assumable. The business currently  supports a staff of 8persons (4 full time) and earns  a substantial net profit. Offered at the low low  price of $150,000 including inventory and fixed  assets because thc owner has other urgent  interests. In my opinion this is the besl buy of the  year. Call now for further information - call P.T.  Dahle 885 5692.  DO YOU WANT TO SELL  The Real Estate market today It a teller's market.  If you have been considering telling, now it the time to put  your property on the market.  We would be very happy to give you a preten day market  evaluation.  Please call 885-5171.  Looking forward to hearing from you.  We want to tell your property.  For Personalized Service, list with WHARF REALTY LTD.  STORE  NEW  RESTAURANT  X,  IJ  / J  GCOMIA URAir  rSTlS\ C~-��f"  l..d   Xrj.rrrj  ���1 .rr*.'..;  *.  Afflfm. *..  rtOBERTS CREEK, BLOCK 10  Whal you thought you'd never find. WATERFRONT ACREAGE. Approx. 1  creek running through property. Already approved for building & septic. Close  store and hall. Won't last long. F.P. $75,000. Call 885 5171.  1.234  acre with  to school,  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  "P.T." Dahle 883-9285 Deirdre 885-5971 Pat 885-5171 Sunshine Coast Realtor, December 5, 1980  Mitten Realty Ltd.  Vancouver Toll Free  681-7931  Trail Bay Mall  Box 979  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  885-3295  Conveniently located in Sechelt's Trail Bay Shopping Centre  WATERFRONT  SOMETHING REALLY  SPECIAL $285,000  This magnificent low bank subdividable  waterfront acreage with 168' of beach frontage  is located in popular Roberts Creek. Near  schools and golf course and only a short drive to  Langdale terminal. The architect designed 3  bedroom home with 2V_ bathrooms (master  ensuite) has the most fantastic view from both  living and dining rooms. Plus fully applianced  Jenn Air kitchen, wrap around sundeck. Guest  Cottage. By appointment only. Corry Ross 885-  9250. #321  ACREAGE  $130,0  2* acres of R2L land on Nickerson Road. This  cleared property is in the crest of the ridge.  Home of 1900+ sq, ft. 2 stall barn, tack room,  R.V. parking and work shop. Close to Sechelt  yet allows room for a growing family. Call Don  or Rene Sutherland 885-9362. #339  BROOKS ROAD $97,500  39.3 acfes \_ mile from Halfmoon Bay. Zoning  A1C. Some timber value. Call Emilie Henderson for details at 885-5225. #457  EXCELLENT HOBBY  FARM POTENTIAL  This Roberts Creek acreage has a commanding  view of Georgia Strait with 300 plus frontage on  Highway 101. Roads, power and water already  in place. To view call Henry Hall 885-2520  Vancouver Toll Free 685-9828. #455  > ROAD $135,000  4.6 acres on outskirts of Gibsons village. 2 bdrm  house with full basement, 64 x 12 mobile, each  with own driveway, horse barn, cleared, fenced.  An opportunity for rural living, Don or Rene  Sutherland have details at 8859362. #446  PENDER HARBOUR $32,000  Hard to find small acreage. Good building site  and large area for garden. Owner has installed  hydro, water and septic lield. Good holding  property. Call Terry Brackett 885 9865. #450  5.18 ACRES- ROBERTS .  Creek at  Don   or   Rene  #480  Lower side ol Hu.  sloping ireejj  n.w.   cornq"  Sulherland ��  ROBERIS CREEK  Two separate 5 acre blocks near Crowe Road  being sold as one. Year round creek flows  through both blocks. Lovely orchard in small  meadow and some timber. There is no legal  access constructed to this tasty find, but  Highways says road construction on allowance  from 101 may be to any standard satisfactory to  purchaser. A secluded rural setting second to  none. Dal Grauer at 885 3808, *>347  PENDER HARBOUR $80,000  Almost 150' total of tideal waterfront on  Gerrans Bay. Beautiful view of harbour. Two  separate lots to be sold as package. Vendor may  carry. Call Emilie Henderson 885-5225 or Don  Lock 885-3730. #447  FLYSPECK ISLAND $30,000  For those who want waterfront in a sheltered  harbour suitble for tying up a boat or floatplane  this is it. Piles are in place for your float. Enjoy  total independence. Details with Syd or Frances  Heal at 886-7875.  SEABREEZE CAMPSITE  Located near Lang Bay this lovely waterfront  campsite with seven cabins and 20 campsites  shows a good return. For details call Don or  Rene Sutherland at 885-9362.  REDROOFFS ROAD  The setting can only be described as  exquisite on this lot of just over an acre.  Level beach, superb <^Mkind forest  combine to create agnjgnl *d peaceful  environment. Arflfcumstu^pilTrner cabin is  located alrtbe Butmrffriw elevation of the  propertylKfcSMCTt is a charming ten aced  garden. Oqlgminutes away to the Sunshine  Coast's greatest salmon fishing area Merry  & Thormanby Islands! The price is right at  $79,500. Contact Bronia at 885-9033.S439  A SOUND INVESTMENT  WATERFRONT - GOLD - SILVER  Gold & Silver we don't sell but we offer you a  top investment. 1,000 lineal feet ocean  Vaterfront property with 20 subdividable acres  of treed country hillside. For further details call  Henry Hall 885-2520. #462  HOMES  SPRUCE ROAD $69,500  Sparkling clean, large one level home  surrounded by beautiful garden. Concrete  drive, R.V. parking. Call Don or Rene  Sutherland 885-9362. #475  WEST SECHELT  4 b.r. two level executive home, sunken living  room. 2 feature heatilator fireplaces, plus much  more. By appointment only through Frances or  Syd Heal at 886-7875. #349  SELMA PARK $18,000  Compact one bedroom on lease land in Selma  Park. Short walk to village. Owner will consider  terms of $5,000 down with a minimum monthly  payment of $300. per month at 10". rale of  interest. One year term. Call Terry Bracket! for  more information 885-9865. #354  ROBERTS CREEK $79,500  Beautilul % of an acre of country property with a  creek and fruit trees. 1200 sq. it. 2 b/r home.  Living room is large and cozy with an airtight for  those winter nights. Spacious bright kitchen  with lots of storage here. Extra room ready for  your imagination. Close to beach and schools  and 10 min. to Gibsons. Phone Suzanne for  viewing at 886 8317. ��437  WELCOME WOODS  This cozy, cedar home on just  bedrooms, living room  dining  room  &  l.i  features InclUj  aluminum st  $55,000 Pleas"  Adams 883 9364  *ds  & more.  Only  fl Bronia at 885 9033 or Gayle  ��482  HOMES  ARCHITECT DESIGNED  HOME $150,000  Dream home located high on Francis Peninsula.  Just has to be seen to be appreciated. 2 b/r  formal dining room, family room, living room  with heatilator fireplace, dream kitchen with  two s/s sinks, music room (or 3 b/r) metal tool  shed, hot water heating, fully landscaped and  much, much more. Please call Don Lock 885-  3730 for more details and appointment to view.  #458  ST SECHELT $149,600  This desirable Wesl Sechelt view home has  everything - five bedrooms, formal dining room,  two and half bath, modern kitchen including  Jenaire range, eye level oven, garburator, all  teak cupboards in kitchen. Outside pool (20 x  40). Sundecks and patio together with double  carport complete this deluxe home located on  half acre lot. Bordered by a year round creek.  Please call Don Lock 8853730 or Terry  Brackett 885-9865 for more details on the  beautiful home and also appointment lo view.  #440  ROBERTS CREEK $69,500  New 3 bedroom family home on a large private  lot in popular Roberts Creek. Large cozy living  room with a fireplace. Two bathrooms, wrap  around sundeck, close to the beach and school.  Call Suzanne Dunkerton for more information  at 886-8317. #477  HARBOUR VIEW $65000  Attractively remodelled 2 b/r older home  centrally located 5 minutes from Langdale.  Good holding property. Please call Corry Ross  885-9250 for appointment to view. #479  torn  T  ���.-... -.-I ���  ... i  H ff��1  L  Li*  2 DOWN ��� 4 TO GO $69,500  Fircrest Road, Gibsons is where these six  delightful homes are being buill. Two are now  sold and the others will not last, They have a  common floor plan with 1086 sq. ft. on the main  floor with three bedrooms and a fourth in the  daylight basement. There are Ihree external  finishes to choose from with usual decorating  and carpet options. These are hot, act now and  contact Syd or Frances Heal 886 7875 or Emilie  Henderson 885-5225. #429/34  'WEST SECHELT $129,500  Brand new four bedroom nesting completion.  This home features vaulted ceilings in dining  and living room, four, spacious bedrooms with  large walk-in closet off the master, expensive  cabinets, double carporl as well as stone  (ireplace. The view is superb. Property borders  creek and is connected to sewer system. One  would still have time to choose their own  colours in carpeting and paints. Cal Terry  Brackett for a tour of the fine home at 885-9865.  #484  MODERN HOME WITH VIEW   $139,900  The ultimate of city living in the country. Built  with precision and care this home has many  interesting features, such as fitted wardrobes in  each of the 4 b/rs, two complete bathrooms,  electric hotwater heat, all appliances and new  fireplace. Please call Don Lock 885-3730 for  more details as to excellent terms and  appointment to view. #476  PENDER HARBOUR  Three levels of gracious living in this well  appointed home in a quiet area. You won't  believe the view! Three bedroom and a sunken  living room, ensuite plumbing, imaginative  decor, plus large bathroom with sunken tub.  Privacy galore. This house must be seen! Call  Terry Brackett for all details 885-9865.    #389  PANORAMIC VIEW OF  PENDER HARBOUR  This chalet type new construction needs your  own personal touch to the finishing. 3 large  bedrooms & 2l4 baths, spacious living room  with fireplace all combine to ensure gracious  living. Call Gayle Adams 883-9364 for details.  #478  PENDER HARBOUR  Gracious rancher; with carport, guest home.  Many extras including fisher inserf, concealed  lighting in living room and sunlight ceiling in  kitchen. F,P. includes 18' boat and trailer.  Phone Gayle Adams at 8839364 for appointment to view. Pack your bagsand move right in.  #459  SUPERB VIEW,  SANDY HOOK $125,000  Quality and flair is prominent throughout this  architect designed home. Excellent use of  skylights and decking give a contemporary  touch. Spiral staircase to loft and master suite  with its own dressing room, 5 pee bathroom and  sundeck. Many extras include sunken conversation pit in ceramic tile, vaulted ceilings  expertly crafted in yellow cedar, large sauna and  shower. See this beautiful 2500 sq. ft. home by  appointment only wit h Emilie Henderson at 885  5225. #494  WEST SECHELT $145,000  Truly one of a kind west coast contemporary  design home. Over 2500 sq. ft. of gracious living  area includes three spacious bedrooms, two  fireplaces, family and living rooms, iwo and one  half baths. Hot tub, plus a spectacular view  overlooking Sargeants Bay. Large lol is over  one half acre giving ample room for a swimming  pool or tennis court. This exciting home is truly  a treat to view. Call Terry Brackett for  appointment now! 885 9865. 493  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  POWELL RIVER  WEST VANCOUVER  .NORTH VANCOUVER  RAY  DAL  GAYLE  TERRY  CORRY  SYD & FRANCES  HENRY  BERNIER  GRAUER  ADAMS  BRACKETT  ROSS  HEAL  HALL  SALES MGR.  885-3808  883-9364  885-98i,5  885-9250  886-7875  885-2520 Sunshine Coast Realtor, December 5, 1980  Mitten Realty Ltd.  \W&��-  Vancouver Toll Free  681-7931  885-3295  MEMBER OF "RELOCATION SERVICES CANADA" REFERRAL SYSTEM.  WE HAVE A TRADE PLUM FOR HOMES, PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS.  Conveniently located in Sechelt'sTrail Bay Shopping Centre  SUNRISE RIDGE INDUSTRIAL PARK  Partial & Fully Serviced Industrial & Commercial View Lots & Acreage. Next door to Sechelt-  Gibsons Airport. Amalgamation, the proposed marina and proposed new highway make these  excellent holding properties. Invest in Sechelt's future. Call Henry Hall at 885-2520, Toll Free 685-  9828.  MftTIMLV  SERVICED COMMERCIAL MHHE  FOII FUTURE SUBDIVISION  EXCELLENT HOLHM M>T����TI��l  MAKE AN OFFER OVER $295,000  LOT II  TIE >  *  $232,000  FlUD ko��l>   Tl> SECHELT    GIBS0M AmPONT  PARTIAllV SERVICED IUII1TINU  ACREACE  FOR FUTURE SUIMVIIKM  1IEK  LOT IE  _ *M1m. .    .  $29,S00lS<  10T �� |        LOT E  . SMT k. I       I.1EEM.  $29,500i $30,000  LOT IE f       lOJJ  ���LOTS-  FRANCIS PENINSULA $21,000  Side by side view lols. Drive way Irom Lol T  crosses Lol U. Should be sold .is package.  Building silc cleared. Call Emilie Henderson at  885 5225 lor information. *471 & 472  TUWANEK  This level, corner lot on Uplands Rd. makes a  perlect   building sile.  Hydro and water at  roadside. MLS $12,900. Dal Grauer 885-3808.  D489  WEST PORPOISE BAY $12,900  Nice level lol located in Ihe village. This lol is  selectively cleared and ready to build on. Waler  ��� and hydro. Contact Terry Brackett at 885-9865.  0287  PENDER HARBOUR $14,500  Treed and level building lot only 5 minutes  walking distance to marina. Call Bronia al 885  5033 or Gayle Adams 883 9364. "469  MARLENE RQ,  Level bill  Rene 885  $20,000  Don or  ��483  MADEIRA PARK  This lot in Madeira Park is extra large, has a  view, and Ihe vendor will carry 75",>ol financing  at 11",,. The price is only $11,000. Conlacl  Bronia at 885-9033 or Gayle at 883-9364. ��335  SANDY HOOK  Two lots off Skana Crescent must be sold as  one. Together these lots make up 2.11 acres of  view and woods. Your own little estate? Only  $32,500 for bolh. Dal Grauer 885-3808. "487  SKYLINE DRIVE $45,000  Fabulous view of Ihe water and the mountains  from this beautifully treed lot. Close to all  amenities. Call Suzanne for more information at  8868317. ��473  $20,000  ;0jjljafl. Just listed,  nl-885-9362.    ��492  H^JbnWii .i 885^362,  ROBERTS CREEK $29,500  Large lot in this popular area. Septic field has  been installed as well as foundation lor a house.  Owner has a set of plans to complete the house.  Close to store and schools, This bt is three  quarters of an acre. Cail Terry Brackett for  details at 885 9865. ��454  WEST PORPOISE BAY  Three lots left in this attractive subdivision.  Nicely treed, close to arena. $18,500 each. Call  Don or Rene Sutherland at 885 9362.      R299  ���RECREATIONAL  PROPERTY  WATERFRONT RECREATTflN  Provincial lease lot and OfbinWySpOper year  plus investmpqf i*^ahamits A^i#this unique  water acce��u&prlppEff Lies on Sechelt  Inlel at Car^ai%C Call Don or Rene 885-  9362. #382  CARLSON POINT  Small cabin on provincial lease waterfront. Call  Don or Rene 885-9362. K382A  SANDY  Attractive  details  ik.  For  = 181  WEST SECHELT ^^ $31,500  Beautiful Ireed view luloi^ .1! ^fv% popular  Wesl Sechakw 5^��owl _f seplic.  Driveway <>l%B%%v JipMffitplei. J Call  Klaus RoepklilwWl'l or Henry Hall at 885  2520. ���       ��491  SKYLINE DRIVE $55,000  Beautiful expansive view of the mountains and  the gap from this large lol on the Blull, Covered  wilh Arbutus and Christmas trees. Call  Suzanne for more information 886-8317, "474  ROBERTS CREEK $60,000  4.3 acres on upper Lockyer Road in Roberts  Creek. Southern exposure wilh a polenlial  view. There is a well on the property, driveway  and building site already in also. Call Su/anne  lor viewing 886-8317. ��470  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  GOLD MINE FOR SALE $20,000  Where else can you conduct a bonafide  profitable business, enjoy the view and the  beach, than at Davis Bay. This exceptional  opportunity would he ideal for someone wilh an  eye to second hand furniture and antiques. See  it with Syd or Frances Heal 886J875,  DAWSON CREEK  Opportunity and adventure awaits purchasers  ol this property which includes:  The Trading Post: retailing native art, tur*.  leathers   and   imported   goods.   \2  ni"nth  opet.iiions with modern 2 b > home oil at hed.  I unseekers:   Sales   and   service   outlet   lor  Mointski mu\ Kawasaki snowmobiles Cnnam  and Kawasaki hikes. Registered Brigg5 &  Sliallnn repnlr depot.  Neighbourhood Pub: Zoning and prelinitnar  approval granted lor 65 seat pub All businesses  on 3.1 acres of commercially noned land giving  unlimited potential. All details with Fiances or  Syd Heal 886 7875.  COMMERCIAL  PROPERTY  INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY ^-^ $32,900  1 acresiluatedm MlM��eel����%ldRoad.  Lighl   indu^S fomfl.%Gi  property. El  3.6 COMMERCIAL ACRES  FARMERS MARKET? AUTO DEALERSHIP? BOAT STORAGE? $325,000  When ihe proposed marina adjacenl in ihis  str.tleyii cornet is in place this site will have  uiiittrnwit the above short term holding income  Hi.. and lake nn increased value as .i molul  ..<:< i.-^iii complex Tin- existing revenue  iniln.|rs& garages could easily becunveriecl to  ��...    ii.-.i-, To view this strategic Commeiciiil      pioperly .all  Henry  Hall H��:>2.S2(��  V met Toil Flee 6859828 "467  WALK TO WOKh I OR $17 j|ML  The last loi lelt in SuuiUjWsi' m^w ,l''1'"'z  Subdivision.|$5il��mlV *!_*��� Ri'lS"  lmlusiri.il I\^\jF����*t7Wi Call  IK-nr.IU.Nrf~ ��4M  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  EMILIE KLAUS BRONIA RENE SUZANNE DONALD DON ERIC  HENDERSON ROEPKE ROBINS SUTHERLAND        DUNKERTON       SUTHERLAND LOCK RUDLAND  885-5225 885-3295 885-9033 885-9362 886-8317 885-9362 885-3730 885-9857  KINGSWAY  SURREY  LANGLEY Sunshine Coast Realtor, December 5, 1980  M  <>  &  BOX 1490,  WHARF ROAD  SECHELT, B.C.  VON-3A0  W,  rrr  21  PHONE  885-2235  VANCOUVER  689-5838  (Toll Free)  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  HOMES  SETTLE DOWN No. 457  In this 3 bedroom, 1200 sq. ft. home in Selma  Park. The only view property around at a price of  $35,000. The lease is guaranteed at $1,160a year  until 1986. Call Bill Walkey at 885 5327.  GIBSONS No. 541  Looking for small acreage. Privacy plus custom  built home! Curved driveway leads to 3-bedroom  post and beam home with attached carport.  Quality ash cabinets in kitchen, skylight, L-  shaped dining and living room, heatilator brick  fireplace, laundry off the kitchen 2pc ensuite.  Cedar ceiling throughout the house. Patio,  vegetable garden, fruit trees $105,000. Call Eva  Carsky to view this lovely property at 886-8194 or  886-7126.  STEAL IT FOR $28,500 No. 607  Well maintained 3 bedroom home electric heat  assisted by Fisher for the budget minded. Low  cost homeownership entitles you to the home,  ���stove & fridge, Fisher and the ground rental for at  Meast a further 15 year term, in present lease. A  practical idea for the young family "Bob Kent"  885-9461.  ROBERTS CREEK-  BEACH AVENUE No. 610  This 1263 sq. ft. home offers complete privacy on  nicely landscaped lot with ocean view. Acorn  fireplace and stone patio add to the warmth of this  home. Completely remodelled and priced to sell  at $69,000. Call George Longman 886-8548 for  more details.  |T    w     ___WM* '4.  'A  SPECTACULAR VIEW! No. 615  Of lush green snow-capped mountains mirrored  in blue waters of Porpoise Bay! Enjoy this  stunning view from cozy living room or from  expansive sundeck. This three bedroom well kept  home has heatilator fireplace, spectacular view  from living room, dining room & kitchen,  landscaping, roomy modern kitchen & large  basement. For more details call Rita Percheson  885-5706. $89,000.  UNIQUE HOME  WEST SECHELT No. 503  If you want a unique home with quality  throughout this is it. Lots of room, cozy  atmosphere, gourmet kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2'^  baths are just a few features. To view call Leslie  Fitch 885-9057.  WATERFRONT  SAKINAW RETREAT  No. 595  You can be as quiet as you wish at this attractive and comfortable  lakeside home just 5 minutes by boat from the launching area. Big 6  acre parcel in it's natural state, ample sleeping room (up to 9)  furnished home with boathouse under, dock and big sundeck. For  more information on this rare property going at just $74,900 call  Chuck at 885-9374 or Bert 885-3746.  HOMES  HOME AND ACREAGE -  ROBERTS CREEK No. 485  9.42 acres of subdividable ocean view property,  approx. 1/3 cleared, drilled well plus surface well,  pond, small barn and lenced pasture make this  parcel of land truly beautiful. The 3 bedroom  home has 1520 sq. ft. of living space and is  completely remodelled and the land allows for a  second home. $149,000. Call George Longman  886 8548 for more details.  QUALITY & QUANTITY No. 539  All the joys of rural living can be yours here in this  executive split level home ol over 2800 sq. ft. of '  finished area. Formal dining area, 12' floor to  ceiling fireplace, spiral staircase, spacious 23 x 14  kitchen, and 4 bedrooms add up to everything  you're looking foi in a quality home for your  family. The pets are taken care ol too with over9  acres of selectively cleared romping room. What  more could you want for the listed price of  $230,000. Lvnda Hickman 886 7352.  PE  Th  usi  Fn  Hi!  lad  fan  LE  Yc  SECHELT TOWNHOUSE  PANORAMIC VIEW  Luxurious 2 level townhouses on the upper level are large living ���  dining room with vaulted ceiling and heatilator fireplace, also den  and powder room. Kitchen has stove, fridge, dishwasher &  garburator. The lower level has 3 bedrooms, bathroom & laundry  room with washer & dryer. Balconies on both levels where you can  relax and enjoy the spectacular view. Many other features. Priced  at $83,500. Inspect this unit today with Lynn Wilson at 885-5755.  - WHAT IS INTERVAL  OWNERSHIP?-  Your way to own a Taction homo at a reasonable  coat. (Prices range from $3,S00 to $15,000 which  gives you one week per year lor the rest of your life.  That la the FULL PRICE pint nominal annual  maintenance and management dues.)  Your way to beat the ever Increasing cost ot  vacation! (by purchasing tomorrow's vacation  time at today's prices).  Your way to have vacation flexibility (your time in  the Whistler Mountain condominium may be  exchanged for equal time all over the world).  For more Information please call Pat Parker at IMS'  MIS.  DYNAMIC VIEW OF  HOWE SOUND No. 578  Exclusive 1.5 acres ol waterfront with year round  deep water moorage is the ideal setting lor this  quality built rancher, swimming pool and guest  cottage for your country estate. Asking  $275,000. For more details call Lynda Hickman  al 886-7352.  JOHNSON ROAD - LANGDALE   No. 555  Large family ��� looking for value and a view. Four  bedroom full basement home with over 1700 sq.  fl. of linished floor area on each level. Basemenl  suite is furnished, ready for inlaws or whatever.  Healing bills are no problem here, Franklin  fireplace in basement area does the trick.  Vegetable garden in rear helps with the food bill.  Don'l miss this one at $110,000. Lynda 886 7352.  ANOTHER QUALITY HOME  BY KRAMAC CONSTRUCTION    No. 621  This rancher fealures a heatilator brick fireplace.  Brick and siding exterior. Extra large living room  window and sliding door off dining room. Very  good quality throughout on a partially treed lot in  quiet area, great for outdoor living and children.  $76,900. C. Dowman 885 9374.  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST  "TWO OFFICES TO SERVE YOU"  LYNDA HICKMAN        RUTH MOORE  RITA PERCHESON   PETER SMITH  PAT PARKER LESLIE FITCH  GEORGE LONGMAN    LARRY REARDON Sunshine CoasI Realtor, December 5, 1980  PHONE  886-8194  VANCOUVER  689-5838  (Toll Free)  W41,  DENTAL CENTRE  GIBSONS  %��<_  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  ���CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  PENDER HARBOUR $98,900 No. 350  This 8 acres zoned light industrial and/or other  uses, has great potential. It lies almost opposite  Francis Peninsula turnoff on bolh sides of  Highway 101 next to the building supply and  laundromat. It has good water access and is a  (airly flat piece easily developed. Larry Reardon.  885-9320,  LET'S GET A BUSINESS! No. 501  You're off to a good start with this growing fabric  store at an affordable price. For furl her detailscall  Lynda 886 7352.  GOLD MINE! No. 616  A GOLDMINE! Established business with 1st  rate reputation and terrific income stream. New  owner would assume lucrative accounts. Only  business ol ils kind on Ihe Sunshine Coast!  $85,000. For more deiails call Leslie Filch 885-  9057 or Rita Percheson 885 5706.  THE PRICE IS GOING UP No. 495  At Ihe end of the year, so buy this unique business  in Pender Harbour. Grocey/Hot food outlet with  year round clientele $175,000. Call Bill at 885-  5327.  ANTIQUE BUSINESS No. 575  $15,000  Call Bill Walkey 885-5327  ACREAGE  <T  ..:,   *�������      �����  WEST SECHELT ACREAGE No. 583  12'; acres of southern exposure in West Sechelt.  Hobby farm or market garden a possibility. Just  $60,000. Call Larry Moore at 885-9213.  $|; ..  * ?  i.   *  5 ACRES ��� RUBY LAKE No. 241  Be a land baron on this nicely treed 5 acre parcel  near Ruby Lake. Excellent boating and fishing  nearby. To view call Leslie Fitch 885-9057 or Eva  Carsky 886-7126.  KLEINDALE ACREAGE No. 3884  This residential subdivision offers a number of  fine 2 acre parcels, each in its own natural setting,  virtually undisturbed save for paved road access.  Located at Kleindale and good fishing/boating  areas and attractively priced from $24,500. You  should see these acreages, available with terms  too. Bert Walker 885 3746.  "  /  WEST SECHELT  ACREAGE No. 617.618 & 619  3 prime pieces of small acreage, all well treed,  gentle southern slope. Services al road and only  ten minutes from Sechelt Village. For more  information call Ed Baker at 885-2641 or Larry  Moore at 885 9213.   ROBERTS CREEK ACREAGE        No. 620  5.65 acres, hydro pole into building site on  property. Zoned A3D. Hydro easement through  property could make excellent grazing area.  Excellent holding property. Asking $52,000. For  details call George Longman 886 8548.  REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  GIBSONS 886-8194  LOTS  SPECTACULAR VIEW No. 623  One of the finest properties in Sandy Hook.  Sloping lot with unobstructed view up Sechelt  Inlet, Don't miss this opportunity to own property  in popular Sandy Hook. Call Pat Parker at 885-  5615 or Bill Walkey at 885-5327 NOW! Priced  FIRM at $23,000,  CENTURY WEST REAL ESTATE  AGENTS FOR  M.D. MACKENZIE LIMITED  Plans and Brochures available  FREE ESTIMATES  Call Larry Moon 885-2295  SANDY HOOK VIEW No. 624  Excellent building site only four miles from  Sechelt Village. This sloping lot offers the home  builder a beautiful view of Sechelt Inlet. Call Pat  Parker 885-5615 or Bill Walkey 885-5327 to  arrange a visit to this choice property. Vendor is  FIRM on $23,000 asking price.  BE A WEST ENDER! No. 5%  The Nob Hill of West Sechelt. The see forever'  heights where you get the most of the sun and the  better views while close to easy ocean access.  Priced this week at $35,000 F.P. One of the lasl  available lot 87' x 148'. Tiny Bob 885-9461.  VIEW LOT No. 625  Sloping building lot only short drive from Sechelt  Village. Good view of Sechelt Inlet. Buy now in  this fast growing area. Priced at only $23,000. Pat  Parker 885-5615 or Bill Walkey 885-5327.  MAIN PENDER  HARBOUR CORNER No. 250  Here's your chance to purchase the most high-  profile, commercial/light industrial, highway  location with over 8/ 10th acre site I know to be on  the market today. Some terms considered on full  price of $39,000. Bob Kent 885-9461.  RECREATION LOT - TUWANEK  No. 461  Vacation fun can be yours all year round on this  nicely treed lot. Creek flows through property. To  view call Leslie at 885-9057 or Larry Reardon at  885-9320.  OVER HALF ACRE No. 506 & 505  Well treed and great location these two bts are  ideal for your rustic west coast selting on paved  road, hydro & regional water available. Chuck  Dowman 885-9374 or Lynn Wilson 885-5755.  MOSTLY LEVEL No. 572  Another corner site. Recreational area of  Tuwanek. 75' x 110'. Close to sandy beach access  for public. Besl of all just $12,000. Details "Tiny  Bob" 885-9461.  ENDANGERED SPECIES No. 591  Panoramic view ol Howe Sound. Selectively  located in scenic Hopkins Landing $25,900. Cal!  Lynda 886 7352 or 886 8194.  ROBERTS CREEK  BUILDING SITE No. 597  .80 of an acre on lovely Roberts Creek, driveway  installed, beautiful evergreen trees provide  privacy between road and cleared building site  Offered for sale at $39,000. For deiails phone  George Longman 886-8548 or 886-8194.  SECHELT 885-2235  BILL WALKEY  LYNN WILSON  R.B. "TINY BOB" KENT   ED BAKER  LARRY MOORE  TRAVEL?  HOMES?  CENTURY'S  POLICIES  It's A Good  Insurance  CALL  885-2235  EVA CARSKY  BERT WALKER Sunshine Coast Realtor, Decembet 5, \'M)  FAIRWAY  ESTATES  Residential Acreages at  Roberts Creek adjacent to  the Golf Course.  XVx Acres $50,000  5 Acres $65,000  3 LOTS LEFT  Water and Electric Power  Brynelsen Benzon  Realty  Vancouver 689-7556  lexander Realty Ltd.  DISTRICT LOT 6280 IS 20 ACRES AND  LOCATED IN MIDDLE POINT AREA: on  upper sulc of Highway 101 with good viewanda  new access just pul in by owner. Asking  $87,500  TAYLORS GARDEN BAY STORE &  MARINA: is a well known and long established  business located in Garden Bay. Store, Marina  Gas pumps, boat facilities and other extras.  EGMONT: ouer 10 acres of choice property  adjoining Skookumchuk trail just seconds away  from Gov't dock and other services, property  has legal access from trail. Asking $56,000  GARDEN BAY WATERFRONTAGE: Lot  10, D.L. 2226 has 100' waterfrontage with 6 b/r  older home and excellent view of harbour. Deep  water moorage with piles, good blacktop  access. $165,000.  180 FOOT DEEP WATER MOORAGE  AND TWO BR HOME IN MADEIRA  PARK: This valuable property includes  foreshore lease, 1.5 acres, guest collage and 35'  x 35' storage shed. Room for an additional  house, Located next to Coho Marina and  known as "W1DMAN PROPERTY."  213 ACRES WATERFRONT PROPERTY  AT GREEN BAY - NELSON ISLAND: This  prime property has 213 acres, several buildings,  private lagoon with unlimited potential.  SUNN VS HAIR BOUTIQUE IN MADEIRA  PARK: conveniently located in the shopping  centre, a thriving business that has been rapidly  growing over the years, owner raising family and  would still work part time.  LOT 12 IN GARDEN BAY: is approx. l/> acre  located on Sinclair Bay Rd. between Whittakers  and Hotel Lake. Has good view with driveway  in, sign on property, good value for $18,000.  CENTRE HARDWARE IN MADEIRA  PARK: This modern stove in fasl growing  community located in main shopping centre in  Madeira Park... unlimited potential.  15 UNIT MOTEL IN GARDEN BAY: with  attractive Caretaker's house. Shorl walking  distance to Marinas. A thriving business with  lucrative revenue potential. Call for further  information.  2.6 ACRES WITH 320* WATERFRONTAGE IN BLIND BAY: Govi Lease. With  furnished 2 b/r home & 3 floats, 40' each. House  equipped with telephone and small generator.  Fresh water and many other extras all for  $43,500  EGMONT: 32 acres of choice land, with  foreshore lease, 23 in land and 9.5 in foreshore  lease, ideal for marina or private retreat, the  best in the area. $370,000.  883-2491-  P.O. Box 10, Madeira Park, B.C. VON 2H0  MEMBER  SUNSHINE COAST  REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  WESTERLY TRAIL ISLAND  H.B.B0RD0I1 AGENCIES ltd.  31 Years At Cowrie St., Sechelt  LOTS  WESCAN ROAD  Cul-de-sac lot and 12 x 14 heated  workshop. F.P. $15,700. Jack has  details.  PHONE  885-2013  Box 123, Sechelt, B.C.  HOMES  RUBY LAKE LOT  Non waterfront lot only $9,900. Hallowell Rd.  2,000 sq. ft. DECKS  SUPERB VIEWS  EVERY SUNSET!  ��� Contemporary West Coast 1700  sq. ft. two level home. Meticulous construction.  ��� Guest house?  ��� Unique and very private.  PROTECTED MOORAGE  -CARD AND GIFT SHOP--  Retail Business for a family or couple. Fully  stocked. Renewable 5 year lease. Excellent  location in the heart of Sechelt. Loads of  parking.  WEST SECHELT: Carefree living in this easy tu maintain  house and grounds. 1280 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, full basement  home. Jenn Air kitchen. Two baths. Fruit trees - Japanese  garden ��� large rec. vehicle's parking. F.P. $99,000.  YES - WE DO HAVE  LAKEFRONT PROPERTIES  ON SAKINAW! Sunshine Coast Realtor, December 5, 1980  i  I  PENDER HARBOUR  REALTY LTD.  Highway 101 at Francis Peninsula Rd.  883-2794  New Low Rates on House Insurance  EGMONT ACREAGE: Possible commercial. Close to  dock and launching ramp. Three separate lots with water  and power. Full Price $110,000.  WATERFRONT:,  water and quiet mi  ^JIL* acre parcels with deep  B."Each $50,000.  WATERFRONT: Approximately 4 acres with  protected, deep moorage and 850 sq. ft. house. Some  outbuildings. F.P. $92,000. (Can be bought with two  adjacent waterfront parcels giving 12 acres in all.  Excellent investment.)  HIGHWAY ACREAGE: Here's a good investment  property - 6.7 acres on Highway 101 close to Madeira Park.  $45,000 (try offers).  SMALL ACREAGES: Several excellent parcels with  good soil and privacy. Priced at $24,500 with good  terms.  GARDEN BAY: Ve  F.P. $45,000.  ��(JVL��  'room house (1 down).  John Breen  883-9978  Jock Hermon  883-2745  m BLOCK  NATIONAL REAL EST>  SECHELT INLET ESTATES  2 spectacular view lols overlooking Porpoise  Bay. Beach and moorage facilities nearby. Each  lot has hydro, water and telephone available.  Only 4'>�� miles from the convenience of Sechelt  Village. Priced at $16,800 each.  TUWANEK  Large view lot located on Carmel PI. within easy  walking distance to sandy beaches with hydro &  water at property. Affordably priced at  $16,000.  INVESTMENT HOLDING  OPPORTUNITY  Building lot with potential view across the road  from and overlooking the prestigious new  Gibsons future Marina complex.  You can  purchase this lot for only $25,000. Call for mor*.  details and opportunity to view.  NELSON ISLAND (WATERFRONTAGE)  ESTATE SALE  This .83 acre waterfront gov't lease lot is located  in Telescope Passage. It has a domestic water  lease & is close to wharfage. This property was  assessed at  $12,800 for   1979.  Sale Price  $12,500. Call me and we will look at this one  together.  the  bestsellers  WANTED  SUBDIVIDABLE ACREAGES  for  outright  purchase or will also  consider participation.  INVESTMENT  Would you like a yield in excess of 30% on your  investment? This business (a coin laundry)  showed a yield of 26% on gross income last year  for present owner after allowance for major  capital replacement expenditures.  The business is located in a steadily expanding  area on the main highway near ihe community  business intersection. This well run coin  laundromat is a self-employment opportunity  requiring minimum time and effort to operated  The equipment is in top condition and paved'  parking is available for a minimum of 20  vehicles. Expansion was contemplated by  present owner, and tentative approval has been  given to accommodate this and a long-term  tenant. The vendor (an equipment technician)  will provide regular preventive maintenance  inspection for a minimal retainer, if purchaser so  desires. For a minimal cost the vendor will make  available to the purchaser a highly profitable ice  making and sales business {located on the  property). Financial statements available to  bona fide purchaser. Price $38,000.  How much is your home worth TODAY?  To find out, call your  nearest Block Bros, office.  We'll do a market  evaluation at no charge or  obligation to you.  ��� BLOCK BROS.  NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE  Harold Jacques Res.885-9023  Bruce McKinnon  Box 566  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  HOMES  FIRCREST ROAD - GIBSONS: New 3 bedioom  basement home. Skylight in front entry. Sundeck ofl of  dining room. No steel chimney, but brick in this home for  that wood stove to help cut heating costs. 2' x 6'walls. R20  insulation. Finished basement will be ideal rec. room area for  the children. In good family area. $73,000.  POPLAR LANE: Three bedroom home in area of all new  houses, on large level lot, close to schools and shopping.  This house has 1500* sq. f t. of living area and was fully rebuilt  6 monjhs ago in mostly cedar T & G and all new floor  coverings. This homey house should be seen at $75,900  THINKING OF SELUNG  PRICES NEVER HIGHER  II you are thinking of selling any  type ol Real Estate, prices have  never been higher. We will gladly  give our evaluation of it's value.  Give us a call anytime.  Serving the Lower Sunshine Coast  Phone 886-2000 or 886-9121  Located in the Seaside Plaza,  Gower Point Road, Gibsons  REAL ESTATE  GENERAL INSURANCE  AUTOPLAN  COMMERCIAL  JANES TUB AND TOP SHOP  If you are looking for your own business,  you should have a look at this one.  This store sells a full line of bathroom  items and business has increased  substantially since moving to this new  location at corner of the Highway and  Pratt Road in April of 1980. With over  1200 sq. ft. of floor area there is lots of  room to grow. Good lease available. For  full details give us a call.  COMMERCIAL  INVEST IN THE FUTURE  OF THE PENINSULA  ELSON GLASS LTD.  Located on Hwy 101 and Pratt Rd.  Stock and Trade only.  Lease available with 5 year terms.  Business  is  well  established and  growing.  Listing  Sales   person  has  financial  details for qualified purchasers.  GREEN THUMB PARADISE  sNURSERV: HWY lOl ROBERTS CREEK  Ideal investment for the fulure. Great polenlial foi a growing  area. Business is well established on 2 acres plus. Home on  properly is a 3 bedroom basement home for a ideal live in  business. List ol stock and equipment available through  agents.  ACREAGE  NORM PETERSON 886-2607  1.6 ACRES OF PL  Subdivision poten^fp^^pJlt 'Road off ol Reed ad  Vendor say's sell tWi^jRable acreage jusi outside o! Village  ol Gibsons. Home .�� a comlorlable 1 bedroom wit!; I irge  kitchen. Asking $79,000.  DENNIS SUVEGES 886-7264 10  Sunshine Cchsi Realtor, December .">, l'WO  Box 100  Madeira Park,  B.C.  883-2233  | Olli Sladey  % REAITY  LTD.  Toll Free From |  Vancouver:  689-7623  Mwnbar oi MulllpU lilting Sank*  |   WATERFRONT HOMES ~"f \ WATERFRONT LOTS & ACREAGE |  FRANCIS PENINSULA - approx. 103 ft.  choice low bank walerfront wilh excellenl view  and deep, sheltered moorage. Contains an  approx. 960 sq. ft. 2 BR home plus an old 3 BR  home. $140.000.  EGMONT -Approx. 3.8acres with approx. 550  ft. low bank waterfronl. Float, launching ramp  & log dump. Drilled well '& pump. Considerable  land development done by owner. $165,000.  EGMONT - 7 acres with 540 ft. low bankl  waterfronl. Site has been prepared for possiblel  jse as a large WF trailer-camper park andfl  :ishing resort. This is an excellent property]]  adjoining the Egmont Marina. $180,000-  Owner will finance at bank interest rate.  |    ACREAGE  j \      LOTS       j  ST. VINCENT BAY - Approx. 400 ft.  walerfront, 5.97 acres, access by boat or float  plane only. $29,500.  PENDER HARBOUR - 1.03 acres with 127  ft. waterfront, southeasterly exposure. Access  by 4 wheel drive road ��� a short distance from the  end of Claydon Road, Garden Bay. The road  could easily be improved. $75,000.  LAKEFRONT  PROPERTIES  IRVINE'S LANDING Seclusion is what you  will (ind in this approx, 17.5 acres with a  comfortable 3 BR home and several outbuild  ings. $110,000.  !  2. RUBY LAKE ��� nice 2 acre recreational  properly, driveway in from Hatlowell Road,  view. $24,000.  MIXAL LAKE - near Garden Bay ��� approx.  113 acres wilh 1,200 ft. (more or less) lakefront.  Merchantable timber. $264,000.  GARDEN BAY LAKE ��� 46.9 acres with  approx. 2,200 ft. lakefront, situaied on Garden  Bay Road and Claydon Road. Merchantable  limber. $285,000.  HOTEL LAKE - Approx. 2,200 fl. lakelronl  87 acres (more or less), merchantable limber.  $292,000.  _____$_*.:  2��P   11  T___'K A-iiiUfl  HHfl  fmtW  w2l __, ���'��� *r?2H5'*'*_z___w  ; ���    >     :  3. MIDDLE POINT -   approx. 19 acres on  Hwy 101. Nicely treed property with roads and  trails throughout. Furnished cabin. $89,000.  4. KLEINDALE: approx. 2.2 acres wilh  building site cleared, good driveway, septic  permit approved $28,000.  5. MOUNTAIN VIEW ESTATES Several  Iwo acre parcels available. Priced froni $24,500  lo $28,000.  1. Corner of SINCLAIR BAY ROAD and  HOTEL LAKE ROAD approx. .4 acre lot.  Nicely treed and with some view of Hotel Lake.  $20,000.  2. SINCLAIR BAY ROAD - approx. .3 acre  lot, fairly level, serviced wilh water & hydro.  $15,000.  3. EARL COVE - Lot 22 on Cedar Ridge  Place. 91' x 199' treed, fairly level lol wilh view.  One ol Ihe best lols in this area. $21,000.  4. SINCLAIR BAY ROAD - approx. .4 acre-  lot, nicely Ireed, serviced with water & hydro.  $15,000.  5. GARDEN BAY ESTATES      Lot 58 has  some view and the lowest price in the area at  $9,000  6. SINCLAIR BAY ROAD approx. 1.14  acres, Ireed and serviced with hydro and waler.  $20,000.  7. GARDEN BAY AREA Lols 6 and 7 on  Sinclair Bay Road, each are 80' x 188'. Front is  level, sloping up at Ihe back. Southerly  exposure with view of Pender Harbour. Both  lots are easy to build on, serviced wilh water &  hydro, and only one block Irom marina.  $16,500 each (firm).  COMMERCIAL  I  Approx.   16 acres wilh gravel pit   One t  leased to Ready-Mix Company. 32' x 80' metal  i.ul building, divided into 3 units. 24' x 48'  Moduline home; ensuile. $175,000.  PENDER LAKES  PROPERTIES  A few lots still available in this  desirable location. Most have view  and sunny southerly exposure.  Paved road, water and hydro.  M.L.S. Priced from $16,500 to  $22,000.  MEMBER BROKER  ���������Mll'l";<l')H|l<  ��� AXUPAGK  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  I      s w\w4Affl*rri-7f*T\ sfrprrn rmn  it ^ - -   -. '   rC^^1-.  PEMDFP     HBUBftUff  DAN WILEY, Res. 883-9149  OLLI or JEAN SLADEY,   883-2233 Sunshine Coast Realtor, December 5, 1980  FREE  CATALOGUE  [  A. F. Li PAGE  .ill  anderson  Coast to Coast  Real Estate Service  REALTY LTD.  Post Office Box 1219, Sechelt  885-3211  Vancouver Toll Free:  684-8016  WATERFRONT  NARROWS INLET  I SECLUDED WATERFRONT ACREAGE: Do you want a  quiet waterfront retreat with no roads or cars? We have a few  | parcels of evergreen forest, 5 to 10 acres each. Minimum of 250  . feet of waterfront and stream thru most lots. Located 22 miles  from Sechelt by water or air only. Hy in with Tyee Airways Ltd  from Vancouver or Sechelt, or use your own boat. Call Don.  HOMES  HOMES  WATERFRONT -_N.  retreat, situated 2j  and over 330 feet  885-3156.  Quiet waterfront  Ibge. 6.% acres plus  $29,000. Call Vadim at  HERE'S A GLIMPSE of the view that you'II see from one of the  finest waterfront lots on the coast! You're looking down thi  boat ramp near our southerly exposed property. This lot is easy  to build on with water as well. Contact Frank Ingham at 885  5336 or 885-3211 to view this extraordinary property.  REDROOFFS AREA ��� ALDERWOOD ROAD: New home  under construction. 1344 sq. ft. on one level. Carport, % acre of  flat level land. F.P. $82,900. Call Stan to view 885-2385.  OCEAN BEACH ESPLANADE - GOWER POINT: 1/2  acre semi-waterfront bt. Excellent ocean view with westerly  exposure. Easy beach access. Asking $55,000. For more  information call Vadim at 885-3156.  REDROOFFS ROAD - WATERFRONT ACREAGE: The  possibilities are endless! Build a beautiful view home at the top  and a waterfront cabin at the level beach. Lush vegetation and  tall timber combine in approximately an acre and a half of  southern exposure land in an excellent area of the Sunshine  Coast. Accessible waterfront and deluxe view property are hard  enough to find, let alone combine in one large acreage. Call  Frank and arrange a viewing at 885-5336 or 885-3211.  FRANCIS PENINSULA - WATERFRONT: 70' x 170'  elevated waterfront lot. Treed with good soil. Paved street and  water. This lot is a south exposure and looks directly to  Welcome Pass and the islands. F.P. $85,900. Call Stan.  SELMA PARK: Look at these features. 52" heatilator fireplace,  with lovely rock finish and outside wood loading. 4x4 skylight  over kitchen, 4 x 10 eating ua< dividing kitchen and family room.  Two large bathrooms. 1976 sq. ft. of lovely home on a large level  lot of about 6/10 of an acre, beautifully landscaped with shrubs  and fruit trees. Good garden area. For the opportunity to view  this fine home and prgjgrti^ca|LGordig_at_fi85-9986.  LOTS  BBSS ���"'  WEST SECHELT - $110,000: This home is new and  completely landscaped. You will be pleasantly surprised when  you see the fine finishing and extra features of this immaculate  home. Situated on a large lot with room for pool, extra garage,  boat or motor home storage. Neighborhood is all new homes  withschool close by. Call Bob for tour at 885-2503.  TUWANEK: Viej  installed and a\  $16,500 firm. C.  septic tank and field  ie and water at road.  WINTER ROAD - WEST SECHELT: Quiet dead end street  in area of new homes. Close to schools. Lot is cleared and level.  Driveway already in. Call Bob for details at 885-2503. $19,900.  Vadim at 885-3156  ROBERTS CREEK ��� LOW)  desirable Roberts Q  ready to build on.  call Vadim at 885 3  :re corner lot in  nnrely treed and  '32,000. For details  ACREAGE  WOOD BAY (SECRET COVE): 159* acres of mostly view  property with nice valley in the centre. Easy to subdivide into 5  acre parcels when highway alignment services property. This  property is a potential gold mine for an investor looking to the  future. Large sand and gravel depositsand good bottom land on  the property. The bonus is \ _ million feet of timber. Call Bob for a  tour at 885-2505. $275,000.  HOMES  DAVIS BAY ��� VIEW, VIEW, VIEW: Do you want a new  house? Do you want a house with a unobstructed, panoramic  view of Davis Bay, Georgia Straight and Vancouver Island? Do  you want a large 1862 sq. ft. house with all the extra rooms and  features? Do you want a home in a new area with better class  homes thai will increase the value of your investment? If you call  Bob at 885 2503 for a tour of ihis new house while under  instruction you can still pick carpets and colours.... or... drive  V top of Laurel Road off Chapman Road, Davis Bay.  The limited edition  leisure home  A rare opportunity      "K^Tc ��f-  on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast  'f^ <S��^��,  Luxury townhomes ^5c ����.'?,��  breathtaking views  and guaranteed  moorage'  ^    U.\tA__-  The Estates are set on a naturally  wooded. 5 acre hillside overlooking  Secret Give, on the beautiful Sunshine  Coast. (40 miles from Vancouver] Each  ���and every home has an ticcan panorama  spread out before it. It's naturally beautiful.  The Inside as well as the outside is  spectacular.  Thev feature 3 bedrooms, spacious  li'inji moms with fireplace. 6appliances.  targe sundecks, natural cedar siding and  they're free standing for privacy.  Kach owner is assured of a reserved  berth, up to 40 feet, in the manna in the  cove below.  The (-.states have all tht rant) and  value of a limited edition. Km complete  detail-, and opening dates tall: Vadim 885-3156.  Anderson Realty (604)H85*3211 Sechelt. B.C.  Vancouver direct 684-80W  Kacluwve Agents:  /1TES  ltSaretOive  cCK?  Gordon  Hall  Vadim  Kobasew  Bob  Bull  885-9986     885-3156     885-2503  Jack  Anderson  885-2053  Doug  Joyce  885-2761  Frank  Ingham  885-5336  Stan  Anderson  885-2385  Don  Hadden  885-9504 Sunshine CoasI Realtor, December 5, 1980  SUNNYCREST  SHOPPING  CENTRE  886-2277  _    IBSONS   ^AND LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  VANCOUVER  TOLL FREE  682-1513  R.R. #2, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  HOMES  LANGDALE RIDGE: Quality built executive  home on private Davidson Road cul-de-sac has  just commenced construction. Excellent view in  area of new homes. This three bedroom home will  have 1736 square feet of finished living area plus  an unfinished basement. Extra features include 2  full bathrooms, fireplace and wet bar in living  room, large study or 4th bedroom. Master  bedroom is 13 x 16 plus walk-in closet. Shake  roof, sundeck with southern exposure. Kitchen  eating area plus dining room. Post and beam  structure with vaulted wood ceilings. Come in  and view the plans for this exciting home.  $127,500.  HOMES  HOMES  ���W  A- '���  F1RCREST RD: JfflfcwdrAffdmily home.  Master beds^^i with!Jkp ensuite. Concrete  sidewalk anIWwirf; Twin seal windows  throughout: RMTnsulation in walls and ceiling and  Airtight heater in basement contribute to making  this a warm and economical home. $68,500  LAWSON RD: West Sechelt. View with access  to the water across the street. A little TLC and  this four bedroom home could be a winner. Sitting  room with fireplace. Large 60 x 180 cleared lot.  $83,900.  NORTH RD: Four bedrooms in ihis cedar dad  home. Keep cozy with a parlor slow (ireplace.  Location offers schools and shopping close by.  This won't last kjng.il the asking priced$69,500.  CHRISTMAS  SPECIAL"  MASON ROAD  Newly listed 1200sq. ft., full basement home by  Westsands Homes Ltd. Construction is  underway and will be finished soon. Two piece  ensuite. fireplace, sundeck, carport. Close to  elementary school in desirable West Sechelt  area. View from sundeck overlooking O��orgia  Strait, $79,900.  MARINE DR: Two bedroom starter or  retirement home on Chekwelp Reserve.  Triangular shaped lot. Expansive view of harboui  area, could be greatly improved with just a few  modifications. $22,500.  MISSION RD: Semi-waterlront, Wilson Creek.  Cozy, warm little home in the beautiful Wilson  Creek, Davis Bay area. Just a few steps from the  ocean and adjacent to Chapman Creek and  probably the nicest beach on the coast in Davis  Bay. The cabin is in excellent shape with oil stove,  electric heat, good insulation. Outside large trees  for privacy, most landscaping done and good  outbuilding. This is your perfect hideaway with  the paid lease to 1994. $35,900.  INVESMENT-COMMERCIAL-REVENUE  MARINE DR.: Bals Block. Commercial building  in Lower Gibsons. 5 rental units generatinga very  good return. Building has potential for further  development. For details contact us now.  $190,000.  INVESTMENT COMMERCIAL REVENUE  ELSON GLASS: Excellent business in growing  community. Year end statistics available to  qualified purchaser. Exciting business opportunity in expanding area. Excellent location  $180,000.  LOTS  SCHOOL RD: Executive home nearing  completion in excellent Gibsons location.  Features include sunken living room, 21.  bathrooms, double attached garage, paved  driveway, 2 x 6 construction, shake roof, master  bedroom with fireplace and ensuite.  MAPLEWOOD: Nicely kept three bedroom  home in convenient village location. Lush green  lawn surrounds expansive deck in backyard with  a keyhole view of the strait. An expanded deck  could easily be built to capture southern view of  Georgia Strait. Fully fenced rear yard and quiet  neighbourhood and with lane entry make this an  ideal location (or the young lamily or retired.  Sunken living room off of dining area with  additional eating area in large kitchen. Phone lo  view Ihis quality built home. $82,900.  CREEKSIDE PK: Nearing completion in  Creekside. 1386square feet cedar home featuring  large sunken living room wilh fireplace. Three  bedrooms, master ensuite with shower. Large  kitchen with built-in range and space lor wood  burner in brick feature wall. Attached carport  with paved driveway. This energy efficient home  has been built with love and cart1. Lois of extras.  Still time to pick your own floor coverings. Priced  in the low $90's.  FRONTAGE RD - LANGDALE: Spacious  home in excellent condition on Froniage Road in  beautiful uptown Langdale. Situated on large view  lot with a fantastic view ol Howe Sound and thc  mountains. Massive fireplace in large living room..  Dining room. Compact kitchen with built in range  and self cleaning wall oven. Four bedrooms  upstairs plus two full bathrooms. Developed  basemenl with recreation room, kitchen, two  bedrooms and a deluxe sauna and bathroom.  Double carport plus workshop. A great home for  a large family. Transferred owners are reluctantly  placing this fine home on the market. Call now for  an appointment to view. $117,000.  NORTH ROAD: Four bedrooms in this cedar  clad home. Keep cozy with a parlor slove  fireplace. Location offers schools and shopping  close by. This won't last long at the asking price ol  $69,500.  NORTH RD: Over % ace of nicely landscaped  privacy, yet close to schools and shopping. Use it  as a hobby farm or just a place with room to move.  This gold medallion home uses cedar feature  walls and ceilings to give it that warm comfortable  feeling. The main house has 2 bedrooms while the  adjacent guest house provides the third bedroom.  Large carport could easily be converted into a  lamily room. Excellent value. $79,900.  CHERYL ANNE PARK RD: Roberts Creek  Gorgeous split level executive home in  prestigious Cheryl-Anne Park in Roberts Creek.  Features fully landscaped grounds on private no  through road, 2 car carport, concrete drive and  lots of trees for more, privacy. This custom built,  quality built home also features double windows  with screens, heatilator fireplace, earth stove,  heated crawl space, 2 ensuite bathrooms plus  large 4 piece. Teak panelling, top quality wall to  wall carpels throughout, 3 large bedrooms, den,  large kitchen, rec room, sundeck, patio, outside  workshop and much much more. Phone for  appointment to view anytime. $104,500.  HOMES ON ACREAGE  REED RD: Attractive in all seasons. 4,78 acres  mostly cleared. Stalls for 3 horses, chicken houst  and run, Shake roof home has three bedrooms  arge antique brick fireplace. Extra large dininc  room and a custom kitchen. $129,900,  ROBERTS CREEK: 8.8 acre Country Estate.  Log construction, owner built, deluxe 4 bedroom  home. Features include a forced air heating  system oil or wood fired, sauna located off the  master bedroom ensuite. Family room, custom  built kitchen, formal dining room with fireplace.  Covered by a heavy shake roof with skylights.  4179,000.  GAMBIER ISLAND: Island Retreat or Year  Round. 1 acre on Gambier Harbour Road. 500  yards from the Isle Cultural Centre (Legion). This  work of love features cedar vaulted ceiling,  gourmet kitchen, centre fireplace, two bedrooms,  \\_ baths, wall to wall carpets and many other  features. Carport or boatport with workshop, 2  water systems, 220 volt power. 800 square feet of  decks. You have to see this. $75,000.  ACREAGE  MAHON RD: Cleared and ready to build on. SCHOOL   RD:  View lot  close  to every PRATTRD: lOacresflat land. Someclearinghas  Some water view with more later when lot in front convenience of Gibsons Village.  Partially been done. Size 330 x 1230. House on land is an  cleared.   Great   area   with   aitractive   homes, landscaped. Some very nice ornamental trees, old timer but sound $125 000  $29,900 $35,500.  SAKINAW LAKE: Here is 35 acres with 800 feet  on the lakefront, accessible from Garden Bay  Road or by water. Timber on, good moorage and  adjacent lots have cabins on. South-west  exposure. $125,000.  MEMBER SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  STEVE      ANNE       JOHN  SAWYER GURNEY HANSON  886-7678 886-2164 886-8295  TERRI      GREG  HANSON GRANT  886-8295 886-7204  GARY        DAVE        JON    LORRIE      ARNE  PUCKETT ROBERTS MCRAE GIRARD PETTERSEN  886-9508    886-8040 885-3670886-7760    886-97S��3


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