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 1  Parlt���        Ll��rary  90.8  ^/��W��.  ) - A look ahead at education  by Rose Nicholson  Everybody is talking about  the Year 2000, but just what is  it? We need to know, because in  the next 10 years it is going to  make a dramatic difference to  everyone in BC, and particularly to teachers, students and  parents.  In 1987 the provincial  government set up a Royal  Commission under the leadership of the late Barry Sullivan,  QC, to examine the educational  system in BC.  Sullivan spent the next 17  months examining every facet  of schooling in the province. He  invited input from all sectors of  society - teachers, parents and  the public.  The result was the Sullivan  Commission Report, 'A Legacy  for Learners', which contained  83 recommendations covering a  wide range of topics.  The Ministry of Education  has now formulated broad  guidelines for putting Ihe report  into effect, the 'Year 2000'  plan, and for the last few weeks  has been asking for feedback  from the public.  The general philosophy  behind the report is seen as the  need to bring the educational  system into line with the rapid  changes that have been taking  place in society in the last 40 to  50 years.  Environmental concerns, the  need to think on a global scale,  the need for more communica  tion with countries on the  Pacific Rim, the computer  revolution, the phenomenal advances in science and technology, are all issues that Sullivan  felt should be examined by  educators.  A dropout rate of 30 per cent  was seen as an indication the  system was not meeting the  needs of the students. In the  high schools, the system was  geared to the academic student  who expected to go on to  university, yet only 10 per cent  of all high school students in the  province actually go to university.  At the primary and intermediate levels, teaching  methods, to a large extent, were  still locked into a system where  content, rather than thinking  skills, was emphasized.  In a modern world where  computers and television make  access to a massive amount of  information extremely easy,  and where every Kindergarten  youngster has been effortlessly  absorbing language and reading  skills since he or she was old  enough to sit in front of a television set and watch Sesame  Street, the school experience  was sometimes an anti-climax.  For some time educators have  realized that the enormous  buildup of information in recent years makes it imperative  that students acquire the process  of learning, the ability to  research and to think rather  than accumulate a large amount  of information that may speedily become obsolete.  The Sullivan Commission  Report and the Year 2000 plan  is an attempt to bring the educational system into line with what  is really happening in the world.  On the Sunshine Coast,  School District 46 has hosted  two public forums, on  December 4 and January 15, to  discuss the plan. The large turnouts over 300 at the last  meeting, is evidence that the  public is very interested.  Generally speaking, response  to the plan is favourable. But  when it comes to the details of  putting the plan into effect,  many people, particularly  teachers, who of course will  bear the brunt of making the  system work, have a wide variety of concerns.  "But," said Roger Douglas,  Principal at Halfmoon Bay  Elementary, "those are problem solving issues. I fundamentally believe this program  offers us an opportunity to take  a lot of things that have happened in the last 10 to 20 years and  put them all together into  something that makes sense.  From what 1 can see, it has a lot  of integrity, and I hope it stays  thai way."  The biggest change will be the  reorganization of the present  grade structure.  The present Kindergarten to  Grade   three   will   become  primary and will be known as  Please turn to page 12  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast       25* per copy on news stands January 29,1990      Volume 44      Issue 5  Developer's plans  outlined for  Gospel Rock  r      by Ellen Frith  j'l  fully expect the entire  waterfront to end up in Village  At 9:30 am last Monday morning the Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm at  the residence of Walter Loitz on Rosamund Road. When Walter arrived, shortly after the firemen, he  was relieved to find that his young black labrador, (pictured above) had already been rescued.  Firemen had everything under control by 10 am to the relief of the nearby neighbours.  ���Kent ShcrMM photo  SCRD stalling on  Area C issue  by Ellen Frith  In spite of urging from both  Victoria and the District of  Sechelt to decide now the fate of  Electoral Area C, the Sunshine  Coast Regional District (SCRD)  board decided at last week's  meeting to give the recently  established standing committee  on the subject time to "mull the  options over" before any action  is taken. The committee is still  examining, for example, the  pros and cons of restructuring  Area C into a larger unit incorporating the entire Sechelt Inlet.  In a letter from the Ministry  of Municipal Affairs responding to a letter from the board  requesting that the SCRD  voting unit be changed from  1000 to 2000, three options have  been forwarding which all  eliminate Area C.  "As you may be aware," the  January 4 letter from Minister  Lyall Hanson states, "both the  District of Sechell and the Town  of Gibsons have expressed concern, nol only with the above re  quest, but also with the continued existence of Electoral  Area C which contains less than  200 people."  The letter goes on to say:  "Specifically, we need to focus  our review on options that  would not only eliminate Electoral Area C but would also  provide more equitable  municipal representation on the  board."  The regional district proposal  sent to Victoria "marginally improves municipal representation  on the board but does not deal  with Ihe problem of Electoral  Area C," the letter states.  District of Sechelt Representative Bob Wilson moved lhat  the SCRD "recommend Area C  be deleted and go with  Victoria's Option Two which  calls for voting unit of 2000  wilh Area C incorporated into  Area B. The voting strength  would allow Sechelt three votes;  Gibsons two votes; Area E two  votes; and one vole each in the  other areas.  Area C Director Stan Dixon  said that the board had agreed  to look at the options of realignment and it should do so.  "The demise of Area C  would come naturally in  November 1990 (when the next  election is slated)," Dixon said,  adding that he must do his best  to see that it survives if keeping  it alive is for the good of the  people of the Sunshine Coast.  He said, any initiatives concerning the area must come from the  SCRD and not Victoria or the  District of Sechelt.  Dixon told the Coast News he  is not prepared to run again as  director of the area in  November.  Area E Director Jim Gurney  said the area was "not going  anywhere until the end of the  year" and there was time to  "mull it over" and give the  standing committee the opportunity to examine the alternatives.  "I believe it (Area C) has a  genuine right to exist," he said.  (Tiwn of Gibsons) hands,'  developer Hayden Killam stated  at^last Tuesday's public information meeting in Gibsons  Council chambers, referring to  the land around and including  tnft much-loved Gospel Rock in  west Gibsons.  It was a statement which  brought a scattering of applause  , from the approximately 45 peo-  ������W!' attending the meeting, the  majority of whom were Area E  residents concerned about the  possible environmental impact  ' of an extensive development on  Killam \s 78-acre parcel of land  which borders their area and  which Killam proposes to  develop into lots if and when it  is rezoned by the Town from its  present R4 zoning (minimum lot  size of 2 acres) to Rl (minimum  lot size of 7500 square feet).  (NB: There is some question  as to the exact size of this particular parcel of land. Town  Planner Rob Buchan says it  amounts to 78 acres but Killam  said it is nearer to 70 acres.)  Concerns voiced by residents  of the area included the cutting  of the trees and the potential  runoff and erosion deforestation would cause, the intrusion  of the development on the  area's wildlife including an  established eagle tree, and the  increased traffic on the already  too-narrow Gower Point Road.  The applause was scattered  after Killam's remark because  although he assured the meeting  he "intended" to donate the  waterfront to the Town as part  of the required five per cent  dedication of the site as  parkland, nothing is yet in  writing and he would not say  the donation was absolutely  definite.  The next day, however, he  told the Coast News something  would be down on paper soon.  The proposal presented by  Killam at Tuesday's informa  tion meeting had been changed  significantly from that which  was brought before Council  earlier this month in that it now  excludes all the property located  east of the 85-metre elevation  point above Gower Point Road.  At this juncture, Killam said,  the rezoning of Gospel Rock,  the waterfront and the possibly  environmentally sensitive slope  bordering Gower Poinl Road is  no longer an issue.  Please turn to page 4  Pender untied  Water supply at risk  ���;       by Ellen Frith  I In a rare show of solidarity,  Pender Harbour Ratepayers'  President Joe Harrison said he  supported an initiative by Area  A Director Gordon Wilson to  have the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD) board  reconsider a tabled rezoning bylaw which would have controlled development around Garden  Bay Lake.  The regional board has tabled  the. Garden Bay by-law Harrison told the board at last  week's board meeting, because  the Ministry of Municipal Affairs will not accept it without a  technical study that could take  years to complete.  "The SCRD has caved in,"  he said. "They shouldn't take  no for an answer."  Garden Bay Lake supplies  water to 300 residents in the  area, Harrison said and yet a  new subdivision is planned adjacent to the water system Intake and logging taking place in  the area.  "Residents have phoned me  complaining of oil on the lake,  logging equipment being washed beside the shore, heavy  equipment parked near the  water and a machine actually in  the lake clearing the foreshore,"  he said.  In discussions with Director  Wilson and Garden Bay Water-  board Chairman Tom Baker,  Harrison said he urged legal advice be sought regarding the  liability of developers before the  Garden Bay water system is affected.  On the inside  World Bank analysis P. 2  Letters to the Editor P. 3 & 19 & 20  Keats Island idyll P. 6  Mark Tinkley Shannon   P. 10  NanooseBay visit P. 12  Cable 11 schedule P. 15  Old Timers'Hockey P. 16  Mill Manager Don Stewart accepts the safely trophy from Eric  Mltterndorfer, representative of the Pulp and Paper Industrial  Relations Bureau. -Krai st*ridan photo  "We   need   action,  words," Harrison said.  not  How* Sound Pulp aid Piper celebrated the winning of the Safest Pulp Mill in BC Trophy and Plaque. HSPP also holds the best safety record the the decade In the eighties. -Krai stwrtdin photo Coast News, January 29,1990  A leader at last?  It will, it seems to us, be a serious error for the federal  Conservatives and the NDP to seek to dismiss Jean Chretien as 'yesterday's man' during either the Liberal leadership convention - which we think Chretien will win - or in  the federal election to follow.  Jean Chretien is a remarkable politician. He seems the  quintessential French Canadian but commands great  respect and affection in Western Canada: he is renowned  for his folksy and unpretentious manner, but has served in  all the difficult portfolios in Ihe federal cabinet with  distinction in the past 20 years.  He seems lhat rarity; a proven administrator who has  the ability to walk the corridors of power without ever losing the common touch.  In particular, if Brian Mulroney and his cohorts seek to  discredit Chretien they are liable to be swimming  upstream, indeed. In six years in government Ihe Conservatives have not unveiled a single cabinet minister to match  Chretien's record in office. Neither have they produced a  spokesman of his credibility and charm.  The journal over the years has carried no particular  brief for ihe federal Liberals bul it is possible to contemplate Jean Chretien as our prime minister with a sense  of relief - and possibly enthusiasm. We wish him well.  A win needed  On page three BC Liberal Party Leader answers an  editorial we wrote last week speculating on his future in  provincial politics.  We do not doubt lhat Mr. Wilson is a splendid fellow,  a tireless worker, and a bright energy. He is definitely a  cut above the standard for local politics.  But success in politics is measured by elections won  and pretty soon Gordon is going to have to win one. He  has got amazing mileage out of his one electoral  triumph - over Ian Vaughan in Area A in 1985.  So far, his only tangible achievement provincially is  to get Harold Long elected in the last provincial election. Next time he has to win or he will join a  distinguished list of Liberal leaders who got nowhere in  BC.  One thinks of Pat McGeer and David Anderson as just  two examples of bright men who followed the same star  without success.  5 YEARS AGO  SCRD Chairman Jim Gurney announces that the  regional board has entered into an agreement with RBR  Investments to purchase the Capilano College building  and property lo be the eventual home of the regional  board.  Talks are planned in February to discuss public  schools in BC with members of the Sunshine Coast  community. 'Let's talk about schools' is described as  the beginning of a process to determine the future direction and emphasis of public schools in the province.  A preliminary meeting is held in Sechelt to discuss  Ihe incorporation of a new district municipality to Include large parts of regional areas B and C.  10 YEARS AGO  The changing quality of the environment in Howe  Sound is under study by the UBC Department of  Geography. A proposed strip mine on Gambier Island  and a liquefied natural gas port at Britannia Beach have  caused concern. Residents of the Sunshine Coast are  invited to participate.  A letter from the Canadian Postmasters Association  protests the proposed Saturday closing of rural post offices.  20 YEARS AGO  The regional board prepares the legislative  background so that Roberts Creek can organize a fire  department.  Stores in the Gibsons Harbour area are moving  towards the six-day shopping week, a move away from  Monday closing.  30 YEARS AGO  January 1960 had 7.5 inches of rain and snow with a  high temperature for the month of 59 degrees Fahrenheit  and a low temperature of 22 degrees.  The local school board has decided that children  within walking distance to school will not be afforded  bus privileges.  40 YEARS AGO  The building of a breakwater in Gibsons Harbour is a  top priority with the Gibsons Board of Trade.  Pender Harbour Hospital Auxiliary reports donating  $698 to the hospital during the current year.  f  The Sunshine  mst tit f  p.bti.h.d by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editor John Burnside Office Mjr: Anne Thomsen  Caryl Worden Dee Grant  Kent Sheridan  Production Mot: Jane Stuart Adv.rH.lnf M|K Fran Burnside  Sherri Payne j���hn Gilbert  Bev Cranstoo j,an Broccoli  Bonnie McHeffey  Brian McAndrew  Bill Rogers  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS is a locally owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, BC every Monday by Qlesitord  Press Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, BC VON W0. Gibsons Tel. 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930; Pender Harbour Tel. 883-9099; Gibsons Fax Tel. 886-7725. Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702.  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is protected by copyright and reproduction ol any part ol it by any means is prohibited unless permission in  writing is first secured from Glitilord Praia Ltd., holders of the  copyright SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Canada: i year 135 6 months $20; Foreign. 1 year 140  NEWSIfEfV-  Military sprndrnqtae* fcdettl twdpt ft*...  Willi will our turned forces l����k li/vt in OttMu*?  Canadian OT?orte7OT!  on-HS.W,eaniP"*nt,..  You guys g��  wttjfout/vvaim  or we u/ill paint  nasty words  all over y��uV  Hull...  Didyoubfinqtr*  Ljwr- iVU?      yfc,  lf��dii7rt<V  In a nutshell  A remarkable NATO school  by S. Nutter  A thing I suppose we might  well see in the 90"s is the end of  the North Atlantic Treaty  Organization. The way if shapes  up, and if Gorbachev survives  and all that, and the EEC and  the two Germanys firm up, and  our real financial situations over  here get harder and harder to  dissemble...well it looks like  farewell Brussels, good-bye to  those funny North American  communities in West Germany,  and everybody home to swell  the hard pressed work force.  Before we resign NATO to  the files of un-read history there  is one Canadian contribution,  un-sung so far as I know, that's  worth perhaps a word before it  all goes to dust. For a peribdof  five years there was in Winnipeg  something called the NATO  Navigation School.  At peak it had 600 students,  all with university qualifications, all supposedly being able  to make out in English, and  from all the NATO countries:  France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, the  UK, Italy, Portugal, Greece and  Turkey (only four 1 think from  Turkey). And of course, a  goodly input from Canada.  None from the US. They  didn't say that they thought  their own navigation superior.  With the experience of WWII  i hey would have been laughed  out of court. They said  something about there being too  many of them. They sent an  'observer', and he was kept to  just that.  It was a wholly Canadian  operation. Canadians set the  course and did the teaching and  the flying. They had then a  reputation for air navigation.  The students, after an intense  six month live-in course, would  go back lo their countries and  instruct in their turn.  It provided a lively scene as  they all wore of.course their  own uniforms, and on the inevitable parades all marched to  their own jig-alongs. Orders on  parades, inherited from the  Brits, rang out with something  ..of the Guards' intonation. The  result could be a ballet that  would have delighted Massine.  The course itself was a  toughy. Some years later the international magazine of air  navigation referred to it as the  best air navigation course there  had ever been. With all the  necessary 'courses: spherical  trig., cartography (maps and  charts), meteorology, instruments (optics), radio and  radar, astro, dead reckoning,  airmanship; our top echelon  had added 'service management, 'leadership', 'current affairs', and 'history of Ihe war'.  We started a magazine, Vox-  air, the voice of aviation in the  West; awhile back I found it  still in the Canadian Audit  Bureau of Circulation's annual.  It said publishing every third  month, with exceptions. We  had it out every week.  There was of course, a problem with the language. Supposed as they were to know  enough English there were some  woefully at sea, and you  couldn't linger much, when lecturing, for translations. Once,  doing rounds after lights out in  the quarters I noticed three fire  buckets below the swinging  doors in the toilets.  Three sleeping Turks with  their feet in cold water to keep  them awake. Precis strewn  around. The one in the middle  was the one who knew the most  English.  I can remember no time when  there was any kind of trouble  between these clearly defined  groups of different young nationals; and we deliberately encouraged debates and cross-  border seminars in the students'  lounge at night. I like to put it  down to the fascination I felt  myself for the unique art/-  science that was then air navigation.  But across the runway on this  same airport in Winnipeg a  group of Canadian navigators  was already inventing the Iner-  tial Navigation System. Now  the main system on all the  world's long range airlines it  doesn't quite make our old  sport entirely obsolete. But hell,  a pilot could use it.  To a kiss  Humid seal of soft affections,  Tenderest pledge of future bliss.  Dearest lie of young connections.  Love's first snowdrop, virgin kiss!  Speaking silence, dumb confessions.  Passion's birth, and infant's play.  Dove-like fondness, chaste concession,  mowing dawn of brighter day!  Sorrowing joy, adieu's last action.  When lingering lips no more musl join.  What words can ever speak affection  So thrilling and sincere as thine?  Robert Hums  Profiles of this place  World Bank's role analysed  by Dave Fraser  Almost a quarter century of  working with the World Bank  in Asia and Africa has taught  Harold Brandreth that western-  style economic thinking is often  ill-suited to traditional  economies in the developing  countries.  A former World Bank Division Chief, Brandreth has lived  in such exotic locations as Burma, Malaysia, Pakistan,  Bangladesh, the Ivory Coast  and Saudi Arabia. He has  handled annual lending budgets  of up to $3 billion to finance the  construction of ports, railways,  highways, bridges, dams and  power stations.  He is now retired in a waterfront home near Middle Point  with his wife, Monique, a native  of Paris, who met Harold while  working at the World Bank's  international headquarters in  Washington, DC. The pair  moved to the Sunshine Coast  two years ago.  Brandreth says the developed  world should forgive outstanding loans to developing countries and lend still more money  to rebuild their ailing  economies. That is the only  way, he says, for the poor countries to climb out of their  morass of debt and have any  hope for the future.  He points out that it is the  poor who suffer most from the  belt-tightening measures and  higher taxes necessary to pay  off foreign loans. In many  countries, the proceeds from  nearly all exports are needed  just to pay the interest owing on  these debts. Last year, the  developing countries paid back  about $S0 billion more than  they received in new aid.  However, "we have to provide assistance at the local  economy level and teach and  encourage people to look after  their own development instead  of just dumping more money  into government-devised  schemes," says Brandreth.  Grandiose projects should be  abandoned in favour of small  scale undertakings relevant to  local needs. "Progress has to be  made at the community level."  Exporting Western economic  practices to the Third World  frequently erodes social systems  based on the extended family.  He believes there is much we  can re-learn from these tightly-  knit communities - particularly  with respect to achieving a well-  adjusted and happy lifestyle  with ��� minimum of material  possessions.  Brandreth is especially critical  of such projects as converting  self-sustaining village economies  over to single cash crop activities, such as coffee or cotton,  which require imported fertilizers, pesticides, etc., and are  vulnerable to serious worldwide price fluctuations.  A crop failure or price collapse can lead to the breakdown  of village society and ihe rampant growth of metropolitan  slums as youth migrate to the  cities in search of work and  sustenance.  The World Bank was created  in the I940's as a specialized  agency of the United Nations  (but with its own independent  management) to help re-build  Europe after World War II.  With this task finished, the  bank turned to financing  specific projects in the Third  World. Given an acceptable  economic rate of return, the  bank supports them with loans  at favourable interest rates.  Projects in the poorest countries  receive financing at nominal interest over a 50 year repayment  period, with no repayment for  the first 10 years.  Over the years, the bank has  had a good reputation for  careful project planning and implementation and, more recent  ly, it has developed a capacity to  assess the environmental impact  of its projects.  However, Brandreth feels  that development progress did  not always reflect lending  volumes, because of a tendency  to gear lending to pre-allocated  national lending quotas rather  than to real grass roots development needs, and that environmental care has been  somewhat lax.  For example, the bank's decision to finance roads in the  Amazon basin gave impetus to  the Brazilian government's  policy (born, partly of its need  for increased exports to meet  debt requirements) of encouraging farming, logging, mining  and cattle-raising by wealthy  opportunists and the landless  poor alike, with devastating  results for the rain forest  ecosystem and the tribal  cultures dependent on it.  Another example has been  the financial support, in India,  of a series of massive coal-fired  electric generating stations -built  with few pollutant controls,  which contributes to India's  current status as one of the  world's major sources of airborne pollution.  Please tun to page 9  Your community's  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper Coast News, January 29,1990  *"**���  Letters to the Editor  Warm memories of Community Hall  ;Editor:  RE: Community Hall  - Having arrived in Gibsons in  -1946, I have a sentimental attachment to the old hall. It was  Ithe centre of the community,  and was used very frequently.  My first visit to the hall was to  attend a meeting of the Howe  Sound Farmers Institute, at  which there were about 50 people.  Later I was invited to a  gathering of the Women's Institute, which was a social affair, and was welcomed to the  community.  I An exercise class was also  part of the weekly agenda, conducted by Ritchie Norris. Dif-  Alaska Cruise  SPECIAL  Holl.md America Line  ��� Al.nka Cruises  Book by March I and save up lo "840 per couple  ferent branches of the Girl  Guides also met there. And of  course, the dances, with Ihe Inglis Orchestra.  Each year we found different  entertainment at different  seasons. Then I became a  member of the Fall Fair Board  and worked for about 10 years  on this important seasonal  event.  The preparation that went into putting on a fair took place  ihe year around, but the week  preceding the Thursday night  opening was extremely busy.  The hall was cleaned, tables  put up and decorated, the whole  interior tastefully decorated  also.  Wilson's time  is beginning  Editor:  In the January 22, 1990 issue  of the Coast News, John Burnside said that time is running  out for me to "make my  mark". He further asks what  meaning might be read into the  desire by Socred dissidents to  .start another party and not join  mine.  The "mark" of a true Leader  is measured by his/her courage  to stand up and speak out on  ' behalf of the people they serve;  to be true to their convictions  watersheds must be protected;  that the Carmanah Valley  should be kept in its entirety.  The "mark" of a Leader with  dedication is measured by his or  her capacity to tirelessly work  effectively on behalf of the people. To accomplish objectives  and not simply slam their opponent. Such has been the case  with the re-instatemenl of the  10:30 Langdale sailing, the  return of the North Island  Princess to Texada Island, the  completion   of  the   first   in-  The exhibits were of Ihe finest  quality and included all kinds of  fruits and vegetables, home canning, jams, jellies, pickles and  baked goods of all kinds.  Sewing, crocheting, knitting  and embroidery were entered.  Beautiful floral displays were  prominently shown down the  centre of the hall. There was a  special section for children's  baking, canning etc. as well as a  special section of work from all  ages of school chidlren.  A Junior Garden Club of  which I was the leader put on a  wonderful exhibit of their  garden produce.  On the stage were the tea  tables and all kinds of goodies  were sold there.  Outside were the animals,  chickens, calves, pigs and goats.  Also, a children's pet parade  which was piped along by Eric  Thompson and his bagpipes. In  the Anglican Parish Hall the  spinners, weavers, and hobbyists held sway, a very interesting part of our Fall Fair.  The fair climaxed with a  dance on Saturday evening.  Those who worked on the  fair all agreed lhat Mrs.  LeFeuvre made the fair, we just  helped.  One of ihe unforgettable uses  of the hall was the Annual  Firemen's Ball put on every spring by the Volunteer Fire  Brigade. The hall was jam packed every year. No one wanted to  miss the performance put on by  the firemen when they dressed  up as ladies and did a floor  show, such as can-can dancers,  Charleston dancers etc.  One of Ihe highlites of the  evening was Fred Holland going  hand to hand across the wire  that holds (he building together.  Christmas concerts, Hallowe'en parties, birthday parties,  PTA bazaars, political  meetings, badminton and bingo  we all took part in, and I'm sure  there were more, but these are  what I remember. The hall  definitely should be preserved.  Gladys Coates  SHOP LOCALLY���  Deposit $1000 tor one year in a Pender Harbour  Credit Union Term Deposit to quality tor a...  2-WEEK HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY FOR 2  ��� Somt Limitations May Apply  NO LIMIT ON NUMBER OF ENTRIES  PENDER HARBOUR CREDIT UNION  Serving its members tor 43 years  Madeira Park Cantra  Business Hours  Mon. ��� Thurs., 10 -  Friday 10 ��� 6  Call 883-9531  Fax 883-9475  Compare our Rates  Term Pep.   RRSP  11%%     11%  Now is the time for the...  Best Buys on KOs Best Sdkrsr  and not waver. Such was the ."egra^ed^oresh'orernan'agemen't Tough Ford trucks are leading the way into the '90s in British Columbia, and we're celebrating  case with the Meech Lake Accord. Of the three provincial  Leaders, Vander Zalm and  Michael Harcourt voted for the  Accord, I stood alone, firm in  my support for the fundamental  rights and freedoms of all Canadians.  The "mark" of a Leader with  vision is measured by the  wisdom that he/she displays  when making decisions that effect our future. Such has been  the case on issues of the environment. Mine was the voice  that spoke out against toxins in  Howe Sound and in favour of  controls on the acquisition of  our foreshore by fish farms that  were destined to fall into the  hands of foreign banks. I am  the only Leader that has called  for a Clean Air Act, and said  without equivocation that our  plan for Sechelt inlet, the ac- wjtn special prices on our best sellers. Choose one of the special values shown below, or see  quisitton of a centre for Music, _r r r > "  Art, Library service, and our your Ford Mercury Dealer and order the power, package and price that s right for you!  young   children   in   Madeira ���  Park, to name but a few.  The course that I have  charted for my party will not attract opportunists. I demand  the same commitment to hard  work from those who join me as  I provide myself, and I will not  entertain those who would start  a new party or try to turn what 1  have built into a model of the  party that now governs us.  My time running out? On the  contrary Mr. Burnside, my time  is just beginning and 1 am confident thai Ihe people will keep 5.01. V-H-Deluxe Tii-Tone  SuperCalj/4x2,V-8  with Air Conditioning  F-1504x2,V-8  me working on their behalf and  elect me to the Legislature.  Gordon F.D. Wilson  \firujse Cawtol' 'fill Wheel'AM/  KM Cassette w/clock ��� (lloth Trim ��� 5-.<j5& Manual I  Sport Wheel Covers ��� Step Bumper ��� Chrome Grill  nd Insulation' l.i.nlu Group!4yflnveuiencb;Group  Leader, B.C.L.P. Ready fogQ. Q. ^ jjj fjjjjjjjj/^ f^ #  5.0 I. V-8 ��� Deluxe Tu-Tone ��� Cruise Control ��� Tilt Wheel ��� AM/  KM Cassette w/clock ��� Cloth Trim ��� 5-spd Manual Transmission  ��� Sport Wheel Covers ��� Step Bumper ��� Chrome Grille ��� Headliner  and Insulation ��� Light Group ��� Convenience Group  No crisis looming  Editor:  I would like to comment on  news items and editorials in  both local newspapers, which in  my opinion, give the impression  that there is a tourist accommodation crisis looming on the  lower Sunshine Coast.  This is nol so. There will be  ample supply of different accommodation available in all  price ranges, i.e. campgrounds,  resorts, motels, hotels and bed  and breakfasts.  There will certainly be days,  during July and August, when  * every available bed will be occupied, including bed and  ' breakfast operations, and so it  should be.  In fact, this was the case in  1989, 1988 and 1987 and in  years before that. It would indeed be a sorry stale of affairs if  we couldn't fill our beds during  the prime season. Many of us  accommodators are operating  12 months of the year and expenses, payroll and taxes, have  to be paid all year round, not>*!|l  only for the few summer mon- \  �����  ths.  1 am sure that many of your  readers will agree a prudent  traveller will make reservations  in advance, particularly during    ' t ,  the summer when everyone else  is on the move.  Besides, the lower Sunshine  Coast does not end in Sechelt.  There are fine accommodations  available on the way to and in  Madeira Park, lrvings Landing,  Garden Bay, Ruby Lake...so,  let's be positive and welcome ^. ^  our visitors and show them how  beautiful our part of the country really is.  I am not a spokesperson for  our industry, but am expressing  my personal view on the subject, based on my experience.  Gerhard W. Felgenhauer  Manager, Bella Beach Motel  Rooms available  Editor:  We discussed the vacancy  rates that are present on the  Sunshine Coast in the Pender  Harbour area. I've enclosed a  copy to you of the nine resorts,  motels and hotels north of  Sechelt to Ruby Lake.  There are also many vacancies in the Powell River area  which is also part of the Sunshine Coast. The only 'no  vacancies' on the lower Sunshine Coast are found in Gibsons and Sechelt. In the region  of Pender Harbour that I listed  the average vacancy rate is 80  per cent.  On Friday, January 19, there  was a meeting of the hotels  from Port Mellon to Egmont,  the lower Sunshine Coast at the  Driftwood Inn in Sechelt.  During the meeting the outcome to date showed that there  has been mistaken information  regarding 'No Accommodation'  on the Sunshine Coast. There is  plenty of available accommodations at this time.  If a visitor is having trouble  finding accommodations they  cad call Travel Sunshine Coast  at 885-3230 which is manned 24  hours a day.  SuperCab4x4,V-8  with Air Conditioning  rrlllllll* Kill WIktI'AM/  s|>cl Manual transmission  ( Ihrome Grille' Headliner  We are looking forward to a  busy season, that, with planning  and use of reservations, will  make a successful season.  Pender Harbour Auto Court,  Garden Bay, 12 units,  housekeeping, 75 per cent  vacancy, 883-2244.  Ruby Lake Resort, Highway  101,10 units, 80 per cent vacancy, 883-2269.  Park Motel, Highway 101, 11 5.0 L V-8��� Deluxe lu- lone ��� ( hum- (  units, 100 per cent vacancy, FM Cassette w/clock ��� Cloth Trim ��� 5  883-9040. * Sport Wheel Covers ��� Step Bumper'  Lord Jim's, Highway 101,26 and Insulation ��� Light Group 'Convenience Group  units,  95  per cent  vacancy, Readv to BO'  885-7036. ��=����y.w5��/.  Duncan Cove Marina, 5  units, 80 per cent vacancy,  883-2424.  Madeira Marina, 4 units, 75 include. Freight & Air Excise Tax  per cent vacancy, 883-2266.       .Ba���d on mm, 155- w.u. Sur*rCab uiih s -ini ami 1 vgfuiA ,,1,1,  op  LOWe'S   ReSOrt,   15  UnitS,  70   ExcludrsFro.iauial l'ax.s.>nil linn,.-. N..I .ill Di-.rlr r~ ni,ay l,.-i���- M,��� k I onri  _-..��_, ,��ma��m.   doi -iAtt drlivcrv. Dealer may M-lltrrrli-ss. So-l)i-.iln tor itn.til-  per cent vacancy, 883-2456.  Fisherman's Resort, 4 units,  100 per cent vacancy, 883-2336.  Pender Harbour Hotel, 15  units,  50 per cent  vacancy,  883-9013.  Terri Craig  Ruby Lake Resort Ltd.  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Coast News, January 29,1990  Plans for Gospel Rock  Continued from page 1  "The present rezoning is for  the area west of the crest of the  hill," he told the meeting adding, however, that "one day"  there will be an application for  rezoning for the slope when, he  intends to build townhouses.  Killam's initial rezoning application brought before Gibsons Council January 16, was to  have Block Six and Seven and  an ajoining three-acre parcel  (Block Three) which is presently  under consideration for incorporation into the Town, rezoned from R4 to Rl. This would  have allowed Killam a maximum of 290 residential lots.  That by-law was defeated and  instead   council   gave   first  reading to a by-law which  would change the area zoning  from R4 to a new R5 zoning  which would limit the minimum  lot size to 12,000 square feet instead of the present 7500.  At last Tuesday's meeting  Killam said that since his  amended porposal calls for lot  sizes on the reduced acreage of  just under 10,000 square feet  the difference between an R5  zoning and an Rl zoning, in this  case, is 13 lots.  The proposal now calls for a  maximum of 141 lots, Killam  told the meeting, which he intends to develop in 25 block sections. Lot prices for the project  he told the Coasl News, will  vary from an average minimum  Developer Haydn Killam explained his plans for the Gospel Rock  area at the edge of Gibsons at an information meeting last week.  ���Ellen Frith photo  of $50,000 per lot to $70,000  and up for those with a view.  In effect, the January 23  public meeting called by Killam  was in regards to a by-law  already defeated but one which  may, according to Town Planner Rob Buchan, be recalled  within 30 days by Mayor Diane  Strom and given reconsideration by council.  "It was a fairly good hearing  (on January 23) and as an information meeting it was a  success," Buchan told the Coast  News, adding that he would  therefore recommend the initial  by-law be recalled.  The worst case scenario in  this development, Killam  pointed out, is that he, as the  land developer, will put in more  lots than he says he will.  "There is no link between  what I tell you now and what I  do when I get an Rl zoning,"  he said, but the new subdivision  control by-law is a "tough one"  Buchan added and because of  the importance of the area, the  Town Planner said he fully intends to exercise his prerogative  as Approving Officer under the  Land Title Act to call public information hearings, after rezoning.  These future meetings will be  to address and discuss the  several aspects of the final subdivision plans which may cause  public concern such as deforestation, road congestion and  the environmental impact of the  development on the area.  These meetings will "keep the  public in touch with the  development," Buchan said.  SCRD urges Gibsons to acquire  Gospel Rock as community park  by Ellen Frith  Stressing that co-operation  between all parties potentially  affected by the proposed  development near Gospel Rock  is needed lo assure the best  possible situation for the area,  Area E Director Jim Gurney  moved lhat the Sunshine Coasl  Regional District (SCRD) send  a letter to Gibsons Mayor Diane  Strom and council wilh its concerns and to urge the Town to  acquire Gospel Rock as a park.  The proposed plans for the  *  Year End Sale sat., Feb. 3 oniy  Ht off all Cassettes & C.D.'s  rezoning and development of  Block Six and Seven (approximately 78 acres) which border  on Area E west of Gibsons is in  a "very sensitive area," Gurney  told the board. The letter,  therefore, is not to be viewed as  interference in Town affairs bul  is to be sent in "the sincere spirit  of co-operation."  In the letter, the regional  district requests that council,  "take into consideration the impact of a relatively dense subdivision of the subject properties on Ihe surrounding lower  density residential area in the  Elphinstone Official Community Plan area. Particular consideration should be given to access and its impact on the lower  standard rural roads in the surrounding area."  Gurney also pointed out that  properties to the south and  downslope from Block Six have  experienced serious flooding  from runoff which will be aggravated by the proposed  development.  "We would request thai  council investigate its ability to  require drainage structures outside of its boundaries to deal  with this problem," the letter  states, and suggests that a joint  effort by the developer, the  Town and the Ministry of  Transportation and Highways  be made to resolve and potential  runoff problems prior to rezoning.  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Bag  Fresh BC Grown  Canada No. 1 Grade  turnips  25 lb. Bag  Fresh BC Grown  Canada Commercial Grade  Red Delicious/Spartan  apples  12 lb. Box  Approx. 2V* Ft. Tall - Silk  fig plant  Etch  f 4.59  6.39  #  5.39  *5��  2.99  19.99  Moneys - Stems & Pieces  mushrooms  'It Case of 12 Tins 284 ml Tin  SINGLE PRICE 99e  Works Out To Approx. 92' Each  10.99  No Name - Macaroni & Cheese SINGLE PRICE 2/99*  Works out jo approx. 4 2'each  dinner  Case ol 12 Pkgs. 225 gm Pkg.  SINGLE PRICE 49'  Case Price Works Out To  )umo approx. 4Z��each  4.99  Super Valu  Niagara - Frozen Concentrated  ORANGE JUICE  SINOli Case Price Works Out To  if.-, Mi  .79  B        Ib s  margarine  Vi Case of 18 pints 6.99    454 gm pint,.  Ultra Pampers Plus  Assorted Sizes  diapers  Pkg. of 56,64,88  Del Monte - Crushed/Tidbits  Spears/Chunks/Sliced  pineapple  V> Case of 12 Tins 398 ml  Pronto  paper towels  Case ol 18 Pkgs.2 Roll Pkg.  Heinz - Tomato  soup      M  Case of 24 Tins 284 ml Tin  Del Monte - Tropical Assorted  fruit juices  Case of 27 Ctns.250 ml Ctn.  .39  19.48  SINGLE PRICE 99'  Works Out To Approx. 82' Each  9.88  SINGLE PRICE 1.08  Works Out To Approx. 94' Each  16.98  SINGLE PRICE 47'  Works Out To Approx. 44' Each  10.48  SINGLE PRICE 49'  Works out to approx. 39' Each  10.49  Valu Plus - Standard Whole SINGLE PRICE 99'  Works Out To Approx. 55' Each  tomatoes  Vt Case of 12 Tins  398 ml. Tin  6.59  Clover Leaf - Pink  salmon  Pkg. of 6 Tins 106 gm Tins  Regular or Diet  Coca Cola/Sprite/Canada Dry  Ginger Ale  soft drinks  Case of 24 Tins 355 ml Tin  Heinz - Cream of Mushroom  soup  Case of 24 Tins 284 ml Tin  Del Monte - Sliced  Pear Halves/Fruit Cocktail  No Sugar Added  peaches  Case 0112 Tins 398 ml Tin  Paramount - Flaked Light  tuna  % Case of 12 Tins 184 gm Tin  Pacific Regular Evaporated  milk  Vi Case of 12 Tint 385 ml Tin  Works Out To Approx. 1.16 Each  6.98  SINGLE PRICE 6/2.99  Plus Tin Deposit  Works Out To Approx. 6/2.47  9.89  SINGLE PRICE 69'  Works Out To Approx. 58' Each  13.88  SINGLE PRICE 1.39  Works Out To Approx. 1.14 Each  13.69  SINGLE PRICE 1.38  Works Out To Approx. 1.08 Each  12.99  SINGLE PRICE 82'  Works Out To Approx. 79' Each  9.48  Oventresh - While or  100% Whole Wheat - Pkg. of  4-450 gm Loaves  bread  Ovenfresh - Sourdough  buns  Pkg. of 12  4 Pack  1.99  1.49  Ovenfresh - Apple  cinnamon buns     1   QQ  Pkg. of 6 I   ��� WW  Westons - White or 60% Whole  Wheat - Home Made Style  bread  570 gm Lot!  .99  No Name - From Concentrate Apple SINGLE PRICE 89'  Works Out To Approx. 75' Each  juice  Case 0112 Ctns. IL Ctn.  8.99  Campbell's - Instant ��� Hearty Noodles SINGLE PRICE 77'  In A Bowl - Assorted Flavours Works Out To Approx. 58' Each  noodles  Case of 12 Pkgs. 65 gm Pkg.  Pedigree-Pal or ChoiceCuts  dog food  Cue of 24 Tins 380/397 gm Tin  Dutch Oven Enriched White  flour  10 kg Bag  Sunspun - Long Grain  rice  10 kg Big  6.99  SINGLE PRICE 99'  Works Out To Approx. 83' Each  19.99  4.88  6.87  mmmmm Coast News, January 29,1990  Coast Health Clinics  Caretaker George Koning, pictured above with his Belg: n mare, lives an idyllic Hie on Keats Island.  (See story below).  George    in    Gibsons  Child Health Clinics will be  held in Gibsons on February 6,  13,20 and 27. Extra child health  clinics are scheduled in Gibsons  on Monday, February 12 and 26  from 4:30 to 5:45 pm for  parents who find the regularly  scheduled times inconvenient.  Phone 88r>8131 to book appointments.  Sechelt Child Health Clinics  will be held on February 7, 14,  21 and 28. Extra child health  clinics in Sechelt are scheduled  on Tuesday, February 13 and 27  from 3:30 to 5:45 pm. Phone  885-5164 for appointments.  Pender Harbour clinics will  be on February 8 and 22 from 1  lo 3 pm. Phone 883-2764.  Tuberculin Skin Testing and  Travellers' Clinic will be held on  Monday from 3 to 4 pm,  February 5, 12, 19 and 26.  Travellers' clinic only from 3 to  4 pm on Thursday, February I,  8, 15 and 22 in the Gibsons  Health Unit.  In Sechelt the date is Monday, February 5, 12, 19 and 26  from 3:30 to 4:15 pm and on  Thursdays, February 8, 15 and  22 at the Sechelt Health Centre.  The Pender Harbour Travellers' Clinic can be arranged  upon request.  Please make appointments  for Gibsons (886-8131). Sechelt  (885-5164) and Pender Harbour  (883-2764).  STD (Sexually Transmitted  Disease) Clinic will be held  Wednesday, February 7 and 21  at the Coast-Garibaldi Health  Unit, 494 South Fletcher Road,  Gibsons from 4 to 4:30 pm, and  in the Sechelt Health Centre,  February 13 and 27 from 4:30  to 5:30 pm. Information,  counselling and testing (including AIDS) will be given. No  appointment necessary.  Prenatal Classes: The next  Early Class is on February 6  from 7 to 9 pm and will be held  at the Gibsons Health Unit.  The next Late Class will be on  February 13, 20 and 27; and  another on February 14,21 and  28; both sets are from 7 to 9 pm  and held at the Sechelt Health  Centre.  Above Late Classes are  taught by Wendy Burlin, RN,  and Jeanette McBain, RN. To  register for the Early and Late  Classes phone the Gibsons  Health Unit at 8864131.  The next Post Partum Class  is scheduled on March 6 from 7  to 9 pm at the Sechelt Health  Centre. To register for the Post  Partum Class call Wendy Burlin  885-7132.  Single and Pregnant? Phone  the Health Unit, 886-8131.  The next Hospital Tour will  be on February 28. Please  phone St. Mary's Hospital switchboard to arrange for tour,  885-2224.  The Parent and Baby Drop-  In gives parents an opportunity  to meet other parents and  discuss common concerns. The  group gathers every Tuesday  from 1:15 to 3:30 pm in the  Coast-Garibaldi Health Unit,  494 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons and in the Sechelt Health  Centre, 5571 Inlet on Wednesdays from 1:15 to 3:30 pm.  There is no fee for any of  these services.  Idyllic life on Keats Island  by George Cooper, 886-8520  The old Cork urn farm on  Keats, a landmark for ferry  travellers on their way to and  from Horseshoe Bay, still supports livestock, five Holsteins,  and an apple orchard of Big  Reds, along with Cox's Orange  and Transparent.  The cattle belong to George  Koning, caretaker of a  neighbouring property where he  keeps a Belgian mare, a Border  collie, a black cat and a couple  of pigs.  "During the lambs-on-the-  ferry episode I jokingly  threatened lo bring Ihe mare,  Annie, to Keats on the small  ferry. She only weighs 1900  pounds I fold them. But 1 think  Annie would have balked al gelling aboard."  George had suggested to his  employer lhat a sturdy horse is  more useful on the island than a  iractor, not so much in need of  repair and just as strong. "She  has already pulled a truck out of  a ditch here on the island."  The Border collie, named  Shaheela after one of the Aga  Khan's people in North Vancouver where George worked as  caretaker of that Moslem  leader's property there and  Shadow, the cat, are pals.  A visitor may understandably  be startled by the antics of these  two animals in the house. The  cat, quite relaxed, allows the  collie to drag it by the neck over  the kitchen linoleum. "If I  should just wet the floor with  soap and water, they'd mop il  up for me."  This retired farmer has  enough projects afoot to tire a  young one just to think of them.  There's a chicken coop to build,  a woodshed, a barn and  workshop and shakes to split.  "Nothing like keeping occupied," says George as he  serves his guest a hearty meal of  lamb chops and all that goes  with them.  And along with supper there  are anecdotes galore and some  of that farmer sense of humour.  When George was on his farm  near Chilliwack, for instance,  he raised some mules as well as  his Belgian workhorses. "A  jackass stud and a Belgian  mare. Splendid mules."  "But, uh, the donkey is just a  little animal compared to the  Belgian."  "No problem there. Bulldoze  a trench and back the marc into  it."  "Oh."  And here's one lhat catches a  person no mailer which way he  answers: "What's the name of  thai piece of harness that fits  over the base of the horse's  tail?"  "Urn. Croup,..something."  "Crouper. Any horse's ass  knows that." Oh well.  And as he put another maple  chunk on Ihe fire, "Can't tire  up too brisk in ihis slove, else  they'll complain of the heat  over there on Bowen Island."  George has just told me andi  he's quite serious lhal he knows)  of a Border collie on Denman  Island that needs a home. The  collie's people are moving to the  city which is no place for a  country dog.  "The collie is eight months, a  neutered male," says George.  "Call me al 886-2180."  JUNK MAIL  Tired of the armfuls of it? To  have your name removed from  about 500 advertising businesses  write a request lo: The Canadian Direct Marketing Association, I Concorde Gate, Suite  607, Don Mills, Ontario. M36  3N6. May rid us of some of it.  VOLUNTEERS  A workshop 'Volunteer Opportunities for Retirement' will  be presented by Community  Services in their offices on Inlet  Avenue, Sechelt (the former  Cap College building) on Tuesday, February 13 from 10:30 to  noon.  And on Friday, February 23  in the Kin Hut in Gibsons starting at I pm. Call Diane Evans,  manager of the .Volunteer Ac-  lion Centre, 885-5881 for further information.  SCHOOLS  Cedar Grove recommends a  work shop tonight, 7 to 9 pm in  drug education 'Parents as  Preventors' to be held in  Elphinstone Secondary. For all  parents in the region.  HEART FUND  Welcome the canvasser this  February and Ihe Heart Fund  organizers welcome volunteers  lo canvas.  The Heart Fund supports and  sponsors projects like the jump-  rope in participating schools  and recommends Continuing  Ed's Heart-Wise Cooking.  Gibsons Swimming Pool  staff will have activities for  children and adults to raise  funds for the Heart Fund as  Ihey have so nobly done in past  years.  Happy Holiday Motorhome  Rentals. Sales & Service Ltd.  WINTER SPECIALS  23.5'Deluxe 1990$38,500  21.5'Deluxe 1990��36,500  21' Brand New Unit ��28,500  We also Rent  Motorhomes  Phone for  Special  Winter Rates  Phone: 886-9025  Or: 886-8481  HIRED EQUIPMENT  REGISTRATION  The Ministry of Transportation and Highways In the  Mowe Sound District is compiling Its Hired Equipment  List and advises all persons or companies wishing to  have their rentable equipment such as trucks, back'  hoes, loaders, excavators, graders, rollers, scrapers, or  tractors listed, that they should contact the District Office at 1016 Seamount Way, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  Previously listed equipment must be pre-registered.  Current policy will not permit the hiring of equipment  that is not registered with the Ministry. This Ministry  will be hiring local equipment (where available) for projects in their area.  Deadline for registration in the District is March 31,  1990. Applications received after this date will be added  to the bottom of Hiring priority lists, and consequently  may not receive a share of the available work.  R.J. Jones  Dlttrict Highways Manager  Howt Sound District  &(s0ig  Province ol  British Columbia  Ministry ol Transporatlon  and Highways.  HOT DEAL  W)ien your aging electric water heater  packs it in, B.C. Hydro will help you  lo haw it replaced by a more energy-  efficient one.  Convert to a natural gas water  heater and B.C. Hydro along wilh  your gas company will, through an  authorized installer, give you an  immediate discount of $150.  If gas is not available in your  ana, die purchase of an energy-  saving electric water heater will earn  you a $20 rebate-  US a mow dial will save you  cash. Up front. And on your  monthly electric bill, year alter year.  Plus, it will help slow the ever-  growing demand on our valuable  hydroelectric resource.  Here* your chance to be Rjwer  Smart. To enjoy cash savings now.  And ihe good life electricity brings,  for years to come.  Qiptheappiopriaie reminder  and tape it to your aging water healer  and when ihe ume comes, lake advantage of these hot cash beck deals.  BG hydro O  TfJAS Ht^'TERCX��rVEI��SK)Nn  |  $150 DISCOUNT REMINDER  |  Cunmyatfptnme.Ktrev*er  I hater to gas and i^ an immediate      I  , savin��of$150.  I        Your installer has ihe details I  I ELECTRIC WATER HEATER I  ,     $20 REBATE REMINDER  I ftirchaseaneneijyiavuvjelectric I  I ^taltrandinaKOiehaiefrrjm a  1 BCHydro I  |        Your insulin has ihe details I  | ��� >iMdi����umwi��,u���i,>Jrj��tuWm0���  ulKrlXltiwiidijnr^irtlkaanrrMdrhawl,  HWrhmrSMjyM.WO. T'  |   "(Wy�����rr����n����li."��o��,rSn��n"labtl  .      >iru*dr*nuwlMufm<|ud!ryOfaMiid  MrwhMnmad>Jun.l,i9t.,iwaari,  MattkJI.m.  ��� ���' ���".-.-*-*? *r."_ig*.... :...zi .-���?.. *.-j,. .j".*;. ...  - ...-    . :.-^J-.,*.^*'��sJ-J  i- i �����.-��� ���JhiUii?-1" '���   *-������. '-��� ��� ��� --������..-:-*f-aga^ Sechelt  Sceriiirio  Coast News, January 29,1990  ����k 'Zn-���S��' " r"11"^ "0wn ia *"-~ H-T-- Roberts Cmk (above) St  ���Brv Cranstoe photo  Roberts    Creek  Windy Tuesday causes havoc  by Bev Cranston, 886-2215  "Our crews had to leave the  Williamsons Landing scene to  service the Roberts Creek situation on Lower Road because of  the danger involved there," said  a BC Hydro spokesman, after  the high winds hit the Coast last  Tuesday.  The Roberts Creek Fire  Department was at the scene  within minutes when large branches fell across power lines on  Lower Road near Joe Road,  where there is still blasting and  road construction going on.  The two lines that were  broken and left hanging were  sparking and jumping around  on the lower side of the road.  Many houses were out of  power as one of the lines was  according to BC Hydro, a  primary line, the other being a  secondary. Firemen and Tire-  truck kept the road blocked off  and traffic clear awaiting BC  Hydro crews. There was danger  of the sparking lines catching  the trees or bush nearby on fire.  As it turned out Hydro crews  had the lines repaired within the  hour, and then the fire department had to be called back  again as one of the lines had indeed started some bush on fire  on Lower Road.  It was only an old dead  branch but it was going quite  well. Firemen dropped their  regular jobs and again arrived  at the scene. The small fire was  quickly put out.  The Roberts Creek Volunteer  Firemen have again proved how  quickly they can get to a scene  and how well and cheerfully  they do their job.  According to the Hydro  spokesman, this was the only  serious problem in Roberts  Creek on Tuesday, even though  there were more secondary lines  down and three fuses blown.  It was a wild Tuesday. Fir  cones and branches were flying  through the air, as this wind  seemed to come from the west  instead of the south as it usually  does. It was a beautiful sight at  the beaches, with the waves  \w��  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  pounding in and over the rocks  and logs. How those poor little  ocean ducks survive and manage to stay afloat and warm is  amazing.  HALL DANCE  'Head Cleaner' is the. name of  the new Top 40's Classic Rock  band in Roberts Creek. It has  been headed and started by  local Kevin Shepherd along with  Kathie Morgan and from Sechelt, Murray Browne, Tim  Enns and Ron Knies.  Their first performance will  be Ihe weekend of February 9  and 10 at the Roberts Creek  Community Hall. Friday  night's dance will be a Teen  Dance from 8 to midnight with  pop and chips served, tickets  $3.50 at the door.  Saturday night's Valentine  Dance will be a no minors, from  9 to 1, tickets $7.50 at Seaview  Market and Radio Shack in  Sechelt.  Come on out and let's make  the old hall floor bounce again,  and also support this new band.  Proceeds are going to Lenny  and Dale Gould to help with  their expenses. '"  NEW HORIZONS  "  The Elphinstone New Horizons Group of Roberts Creek is  starting up once again. This  group would like to invite  anyone who is a senior citizen  from Roberts Creek to join  them for carpet bowling,  bridge, crib and bingo in the  Community Use Room at the  elementary school Monday  afternoons from 1:30 to 4:30.  Tea time gives everyone an  opportunity to make new  friends, so if you are interested  come on by. For more information call Betty Merrick at  886-9863.  SCIENCE FAIR  "Your imagination is the  limit!" says teacher Eleanor  Swan who is the staff sponsor  from Roberts Creek Elementary, regarding the Science Fair  to be held next month. February  Please turn to page 9  (OLD CASH  When your aging fridge finally  quits, B.C. Hydro will rebate you  $50 on die purchase of an energy-  saving one.  Trt a move that will save you  cash. Upfront And down the  rued, with significant savings on  your monthly electric bill. (Statistics show that the new cnergy-  saving models can represent a  typical saving of $300 or more over  the life of the fridge compared to  less efficient models.)  I 1  ENERGY-SAVING FRIDGE  Plus, your purchase will help  slow the ever-growing demand  on our valuable hydroelectric  resource.  Here^ your chance to be  Power Smart, lb enjoy cash savings  now. And the good lite electricity  brings, for years to come.  BC hydro Q  $50 REBATE REMINDER  Clip and saw this reminder >  lo ask your appliance dealer I  which fridges qualify for Ihe |  $50 rebate. Or call B.C. Hydro |  loll-free 1-800-663-0431.  ,W  ' Offer n)M on purdnKi nut* June 1. WW  throuth March Jl. 1991 Only rrfm-mon h��nn|\  WrMdKriertiuiiJenumlxnqijilirv J|U  Efaraaa mmm.  Chatelech  travelling  band  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  Chatelech band is trying to  raise money lo go on a trip to  Newfoundland. With this in  mind, they are having a sale of  firewood starting February 3.  To order please call 885-3494.  The band will also be having  a giant garage sale in the Seniors  Hall on February 24. There will  be a silent auction plus a service  auction at that same event.  CAPE MEETING  The Coast Association for  the Preservation of the Environment (CAPE) meeting will take  place at Rockwood Centre at  1:30 on February 1. Guests and  new members are always  welcome. If you need more information call 885-7502.  WEIGHT CONTROL  Western Weight Controllers  is a weight loss support group  which meets every Wednesday  at West Sechelt Elementary at 6  pm. If you would like to know  more about this group phone  Barbara at 885-5205.  VAC IN SECHELT  The VAC counsellor will be  at Sechelt Legion Branch 140 on  Thursday, February 1 from 1 to  4 pm. Please phone the branch  if you need an appointment.  Also 'identity cards' for eligible BC Seniors residents, effective February 1 are now being  mailed. The mailing envelope  bears the name 'Blue Cross of  the Atlantic'. Don't throw it  away as junk mail, your card is  in it.  ?i*pi*/MNjSs7j  R&NCW. YOURTEXWRi?bJC��lWH0S  '��� /Have Theni Professionally Reputed, }  :��� ���:���' ' ' ���? '���:������������ ���' J 6 / C.-"} ''������  6afli Kew'in Eiu|k >. '��� } / . '? 8jB&2?8i&  COASTAL  PAINTING AND DECORATING  The  SYLVIA  1  Hotel  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  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BC Grown - Extra Fancy  Grade - Red or Golden  DELICIOUS  APPLES 98k, 2 ibs  .69  .49  .89  Shop-Easy  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT  TO LIMIT SALES TO  RETAIL QUANTITIES  OPEN TIL 0 FRIDAY  OPEN 8UNDAV  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM  TRAIL BAY CEIMTRf SECHELT  88b ?0?b  ***_^_ _**    f^an^J.-   ���*^*.A-J*-"*   DalA   ^ Coast News, January 29,1990  Sechelt Seniors  Former World Bank Division Chief Harold Brandreth is working  on a book on lhal key institution at his home in Middle Point.  ���I)��ve Finer pholo  World Bank  Continued from page 2  Of late, the bank has moved  increasingly to require Ihe borrowing countries to agree to  adopt certain economic policies  - either sectoral or national - as  a requisite for bank support.  In doing so, the bank has  moved closer to the historic role  of the International Monetory  Fund (IMF), a sister organization with which it has always  had close ties. Both organizations are staffed with western  trained orthodox economists  whose prescriptions for development invariably reflect the  pattern of the 'developed'  world.  As these policies are increasingly brought to bear in the  Third World as a condition of  receiving further air, Brandreth  muses, what are the chances for  the environment and the  world's resource base as the  poor 80 per cent of the world  struggles to pursue the same  'growth' and 'consumption'  policies as those with which the  affluent 20 per cent has succeeded in creating the existing  havoc?  Clearly, a new approach has  to be developed, with entirely  different value concepts, if the  earth as we know it, is to survive. It is this point that Brandreth, a graduate of both UBC  and the prestigious London  School of Economics, is striving  to address in a book he is now  working on.  Davis B.iy News ��t Views  Annual meeting  by Lauralee Solli, 885-3510  The annual general meeting  of the Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Community Association is coming up in March. Jean Robinson  is the nominating committee.  The presidency is up for grabs.  If you are interested in getting  involved give Jean a call.  SCHOOL CALENDAR  January 31 is 'Mystery Turbo  Race' from 2 to 3 pm. Another  week of suspense. What is a  mystery turbo race? I'd be interested in knowing.  FLEA MARKET  February 10 at Wilson Creek  Hall there will be a Valentine  Flea Market from 10 lo 1 pm.  Tables can be rented for $5. For  further information contact  Joan at 885-2098.  It is sponsored by Branch SI  of Sunshine Slimmers. We call  it a flea market but there are  probably better names. You can  sell what you wish, collectables,  crafts, but its also a good way to  advertise any product you are  selling through the party  system. Where else can you get  advertising for $5? Don't wait  too long, tables are going fast.  ARE YOU A SKIER?  I attended the Tetrahedron  Ski Club meeting on ihe 22.  You get a lot of benefits for a  membership, such as free ski  lessons, a chance lo get a ride up  the mountain if you don't have  a four wheel drive.  There's a newsletter and  social events to attend. Also  trips planned off the Coast.  You also get the opportunity to  be pari of the work bees that are  necessary to maintain and improve the cabins. It's hard work  but is tempered with good  fellowship and lots of fun.  PHONE NUMBERS  I said I would try to stay  home Thursday mornings but 1  now am a business woman with  an office. I can be reached at  885-5212 between 9 and 4,  Monday to Friday.  Science  Fair  Continued from page 7  20 is the dale and all entries  musl be in by 3 pm February 19.  All entries will be on public  display in Ihe gym. Top projects  will be chosen lo enter further  competition at the District  Science Fair al Sunnycrest Mall  on March 2. Good luck, kids  and have fun doing it!  FOOD CO-OP  Roberts Creek Resources  (Food Co-op) is holding its annual general meeting February 4  at 1 pm in ihe Community Use  Room at the school. All  members past and present are  invited. There are elections to be  held. New members are welcome. For information call  Elaine Peers at 886-9659.  We care  We Are Always There  When You Need Assistance  For further information ^^t^fi^^^  S79 Seaview Road  Gibsons, B.C.  886-9551  Time for Tai Chi?  by Larry Grafton  The exercise classes of our  branch resumed on January 15  and 17 in our hall after the year  end recess. If you are like most  of us you managed to procure  an extra unwanted pound or  two over the extended holiday  period, for some unknown  reason and perhaps you may  have become a mite lazy.  Perhaps the solution lo these  problems is within your grasp at  these classes in our hall.  Mrs. Evans Herman, RN,  conducts Tai Chi classes each  Monday and Wednesday from  II to 12 noon which represents  seniors' exercise. Tai Chi (pronounced Tie Chee) is a form of  martial arts developed in China  thousands of years ago.  It encompasses over 100 basic  postures and is practiced daily  by many far Eastern peoples.  The movements are graceful  and designed to unite body,  mind and spirit.  Previous columns have elaborated on formation of a  wellness group. Tai Chi is used  extensively in wellness  workshops, so theoretically one  can assume that our program is  at least partly underway.  Tai Chi is used because its  soft creative movement form  can be exercised daily as a  physical warmup creating a  relaxation technique thai  focusses on quieting of (he  mind, movement and controlled  breathing.  At this junction the ball is in  your court. If you care to know  more about Tai Chi, Gerry  Chailler at 886-3728 will be able  to enlighten you.  If you care lo practice the art,  classes, as previously mentioned  are held in our hall. A fee of  two dollars per session is your  cost,  which applies to both  members and non-members.  However, in the case of non-  members the limitation is for  two sessions, at which time  membership must be taken out  in Branch 69 if you care to carry  on with the regular sessions and  we hope you will.  As discussed in previous columns, there is no age limit to  become a member of our  branch. Membership entitles  you to participate in the variety  of activities carried on each  week in our hall, plus the opportunity to meet and make  friends with a very friendly  group of people. Try Tai Chi. It  could work wonders for you.  SPRING CONCERT  Although one may feel that  the present weather is not conducive to spring, such is not the  case where Nikki Weber is concerned.  Plans are underway, and  rehearsals are being conducted,  for another of Nikki's musical  extravaganzas to take place on  Saturday evening March 24.  Tickets will be ready within the  next week and will be available  from the usual outlets.  Mark calendars and get your  tickets early as these concerts invariably are sold out well in advance of the performance dale.  Further details will be published  next week. Keep in mind that  tickets are limited because of the  seating capacity of our hall.  VALENTINE DINNER  Although Valentine's Day  will have come and gone, the  so-called President's Valentine  Dinner will be held in our hall  on February 24 starting at 6 pm.  As in the case of the sold out  spaghetti dinner on January 27,  tickets will be limited because of  the space problem in our pros' x hall. (Can't hardly wait for  start of construction on the new  activity centre).  Tickets are now on sale, further details next week.  Escorted Jtptt  From f *2499 per person bsttvd on twin sharing  Jour Includts:  * Round-lnp economy class ��w tare on Japan Ait  * Fifsl Class hotel accornmofJation on  iwmsnare basis 4r,iamsW  ���,   . -       ItSifc*  Transfers in eacn day        *   *  ' Daily b'eaklast   ' mncft ail dinners  ' Sightseeing in Tokyo Kyoto and Nirj  * txprj 90 OSAKA admission  | Hafcone and Ml Finf Oaylour  * Bullet Irani  ' Pwietage and dps <H v'PV s and holeis  ' '-��� v  n ot experienced -    ��� Irom vancouwi  Call Genda, Yvonne or loan   ?  Suncuut Agewto  rlVHOnS TRAVEL Dept.  886-9255  \ Member ot IT'  Independent  Travel  Professionals  PUBLIC NOTICE  Proposed Residential Development:  "Gospel Rock"  Please note that pursuant to Zoning Amendment By-Law  No. 555-28, 1990, the Public Hearing, to which reference  was made in the recent notice of the Public Informational  Meeting held on January 23,1990, and which was scheduled for February 1, 1990, has been cancelled until further  notice.  Rob Buchan  MUNICIPAL PLANNER AND  APPROVING OFFICER  What are your views of the Future of our Forests?  British Columbia is rich in land and resources, in particular our forest lands. There are many  differing values and views of the forests, and many opportunities for the use of our forest anil  range land resources.  Views on the management of thvse resources are varied anil often diverse because people place  different values on the way t he y.and others, use the forest. Some of the issues regarding forest  lands include:    , .  ��� community economic dependency;  ��� timber harvesting;  ��� traditional aboriginal practices;  ��� quality and quantity of fish and wildlife;  ��� water quality;  ��� environmental quality;  ��� recreation and tourism;  ��� wilderness preservation; and  ��� range-forest interface.  When these activities are not compatible, difficult land and resource use decisions have to be  made. The B.C. Forest Resources Commission needs to understand how the forests are viewed  by the citizens of the Province and how the public can be involved, so thai we can plan for the  integrated use of the forests.  In the words of ihe Minister of Forests,"...many of the issues I musi deal with are brought  about because we have no clear view of exactly what the forests of British Columbia represent....  I view this to be of paramount importance because I believe that until we have a generally  accepted vision, it will be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to resolve manv of the other  issues facing us.  The Commission wants your views on the future of British Columbia's forests through  the 1990s and into the 21st century.  The Process  The Commission is currently requesting written submissions from British Columbians. This  Spring, community meetings will be held in locations across the Province to hear from all those  wnohavc submitted written briefs. Based on these submissions and the community meetings,  the Commission will^>reparcan()|itionsl'aperoutliningaltcrnativesand their implications lor  B.C.'s forests. A draft ofthe Options Paper will be distributed in the Fall, 1990 and you will be  asked for your response to this Paper in a second series of meetings. Vour comments and  suggestions will be included in the final statement which will form the basis of future planning  andiiccision making for the Commission.  Timing  March 16, 1990  April-May, 1990  June-August, 1990  September, 1990  Mid September to  mid October, 1990  Winter, 1990-1991  Written submissions due  Community meetings to obtain input from the public  Develop Options Paper with alternatives and implications  Distribute Options Paper to the public  Community meetings to discuss Options Paper  Submission io Minister of Forests  The First Step: Write us now  Your written response must be to us by March 16,1990so that community meeting locations  and times can be established.  How to Submit  The Commission w-ants to hear from British Columbians. We are asking you or write a letter or  prepare a formal brief and fax or mail your submission to:  The British Columbia Forest Resources Commission  700,747 Fort Street  Victoria,B.C. VtUVJKI  AnmDcrrickCurtis  Phone:356-7885 Fax:356-7888  The Commission wants the widest public input possible. We encourage you to submit your  written material now. Besides hearing from those who submit written materials, there will only  be limited time for others who want to make presentations during the community meetings.  The British Columbio Forest Resources Commission wis  established by Ihe Minister of Foiesls on June 29,1919.  Till Commission is on independent body reporting lo the  Minister with o mondole lo tevie* ond moke reiommendolions  on o wide tinge of issues ol concern.  The Commission hos been given foot specific tasks:  ���lo recommend woys B.C.'s loteslond range lands  may be managed lo protect ond enhance differing values;  ��� lo review the effectiveness of Tree Fotm licences  at o form of tenure;  ��� lo recommend ways lo improve public participation in  lotesl planning and management; ana  ��� to review and recommend woys to improve forest  harvest practices, focussing on clear-cutting and  associaled forest practices and their impacts.  CMteeKMi./UISeedylFetl  CotenaiiiiaiMri:  ��� Pale lam. Q.C., dean, I acuity ol law, UBC  ��� Refer Freeman. M D, tHtaiimon. Recreation ond Conservation  Committee, fedeiotion of Mountain Clubs uf B C. Duettoi, Outdom  Recreation Council ol B C  ��� Joyce Herder mayor of lillooet ond berunesswonian  ��� David Heyweed-fenMr. lonthei  ��� lee leeeedy, M. dean. Faculty ol frailty. U B (  ��� Jed Meets prestdeni. WACanada  ���CannaePenh,presmenr (ootenoyWMIeHerilogeFund,  industrial relations manage', (lesrbfool. forest Industries; and  foimei president B C Wildlife Fedeiotion  ��� Tee HeeereUe lee legem, 0 C, laimer lieutenant Governor  of British Columbia ond letiied loiesi industry executive  ��� Cyril Sealerd, fotmei MLA and letiied businessman  ��� Jeee Sieee, legislated professional forester ond retired monogei.  Cariboo Forest Region. B C Foiesl Service  i, member, Isimshion Tribal Council  Eiecem* Mrecleti Mr. Derrick Certti 10.  Coast News, January 29.1990  Profiles of this place  A most charming pioneer  by Ruth Forrester  Halfmoon Bay residents have  much to brag about and many  reasons lo be thankful for their  good fortune in living where the  scenery is exquisite and the people are special.  Prominent among these special people is a lady whom many  are forlunte in having as a  friend.  Mary Shannon is a bright,  pretty, intelligent and winy  lady, who, despite her 87 years,  has lost none of these assets.  She has a positive optimistic  outlook on life from which  many of us could take example,  and retains a keen interest in  whal is happening in (he area in  which she has resided for the  past 36 years.  Born Mary Simmons in London, England, she met Charles  Tinkley when both were  members of a hiking club.  "We used lo go on 20 mile  hikes every weekend to gel away  from the city and enjoy ihe outdoors."  Charles was a widower with a  family when he and Mary married, and in 1947 ihey came to  Canada.  "Charles Tinkley's lifelong  ambition was lo come to  Canada and pioneer, so we  bought an 18-acre property at  Dorislon on Sechelt Inlet. Quite  a change from our comfortable  home in Surrey in England."  They were located 16 miles  north of Sechelt and four miles  from Egmont which was reached by way of Skookumchuck.  The only road at that time was  Charlie McDermid's logging  road up ihe mountainside, and  for the next six years their only  means of transportation was an  18 foot boat.  "Whal we did nol know  about boats could have filled a  book, but, with the help,  criticism and examples of such  good neighbours as the Gjerdin  and McDermid families, we  quickly learned to negotiate the  Skookumchuck Rapids. Towards Ihe end of the outgoing  tide we would head out to Egmont for stores and mail, then  hurry back near the start of the  incoming tide."  When they needed oil for  their stove the oil tanker would  blow on her siren and drop a  tank overboard. They wouM  ihen tow it ashore by rowboal  and drag il up the beach to the  house.  "The highlight of the year  was New Year's Eve which was  always celebrated at the Tinkley  home. People from all around  would gather for the celebration  where there would be music  wilh George Gilmour playing  guitar, we had skits and even  sketches from Shakespeare's  words.  "On one occasion Charles  played Shylock to my Portia.  Charles was a wonderful,  natural aclor. For people like  old Mr. and Mrs. Gjerdin, who  had scarcely been out of the sel-  Miry Tinkley Shannon, one of the stalwart pioneer residents of  the Coast, is pictured at her home in Halfmoon Bay.  - Ruth Forrealer photo  llemenl for 30 years, il was the  highlight of their year."  It was in 1954 lhal Ihe  Tinkleys decided to move lo  Redrooffs Road.  "Charles' health was failing  and we'd had our fill of  pioneering."  When Charles passed away  Mary became very involved in  local activities and committees.  She served as secretary on the  Centennial Committee which  built the original Welcome  Beach Community Hall in 1957.  In addition, she was secretary  of the Sunshine Coast Senior  Citizen   Housing   Committee,  which, under the direction of  Canon Greene, was responsible  for the construction of the  seniors residences known as  Greenecourt in Sechelt.  She also spent time as  secretary to the Welcome Beach  Community Association which  endowed her with honorary life  membership.  The Area B Ratepayers  Association was yet another  group which benefitted from  Mary's expertise when she served as their secretary.  Mary is still active in most of  these groups and is frequently  Halfmoon F3.iy H.ippeninys  Child care centre  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  The Halfmoon Bay Child  Care cenlre has finally moved  into premises at the new Halfmoon Bay Elementary School.  Registrations are now being  accepted for next September for  pre-schoolers from three and  up.  At present there are spaces  available for 18 month-olds and  upwards and for further information you can call Joan at  885-3330.  NEWS FLASH!  Word has jusi been received  from Peter Dueck, Minister of  Social Services and Housing,  and Harold Long, MLA for  Mackenzie of approval of a day  care start-up grant of $10,000 lo  Ihe Halfmoon Bay Child care  Centre Society.  "The grant is to provide  assistance toward ihe purchase  of equipment and furnishings  for the day care centre located  al the Halfmoon Bay Elementary School site."  WHO'S RESPONSIBLE?  Parents of young children in  the Fawn Road area of  Welcome Woods are concerned  about Ihe fact lhal someone has  knocked down the slop sign on  YOUR   "COMPLETE"  TRANSMISSION CENTRE  ���AUTOMOTIVE I MARINE  ���AUTOMATIC a STANDARD  ���FRONT AND REAR WHEEL  DRIVE   .CLUTCHES  Come see the Specialists at  " EAOLE TRANSMISSIONS  The Coast's first Transmission only shop.  Phone Kerry at 573  886-2111 Payne Rd.  i Automatic Service Special      smionit '54.95 ��  TRANSMISSION SPECIALISTS FOR IB YEARS  ^l--^  Fawn Road. This is under investigation by the Sechell  RCMP who stale lhat charges  of wilful damage can be made  against whoever is responsible.  RONNIE IS BACK  Ronnie Dunn of Redrooffs is  home again after having spent  Christmas and New Year's in  Lanark, Scotland with her  daughter and family. This was  not loo happy a vacation as Ihe  family were gathering to be wj(h,  Ronnie's ex-husband Charles  who was terminally ill. He passed away on January II, bul  Ronnie was pleased that the  family were there for support at  Ihis sad lime. Welcome home  Ronnie.  KATHERINE HOME TOO  A warm welcome home also  lo kathcrine Kelly who spent  the holiday season in Bonnie  Scotland. Kaiherinc's parents  were celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary so Kalherine  made the trip 10 help make the  occasion an even happier one.  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  A reminder to mark this date  on your calendar so that you  will be sure to show up at the  next meeting of the Halfmoon  Bay branch of St, Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary. Place is  Welcome Beach Hall and the  lime is 10 am on the second  Monday of each month. So the  date 10 mark is Monday,  February 12. You will be made  most welcome.  FITNESS CLASSES  Joan Frembd, who is offering  fitness classes in Halfmoon Bay  feels lhat Ihe "Over 50" label  placed on lasl week's announcement may be inhibiting some of  you who have not quile reached  Ihe hall-century mark. She  would like lo point out that  younger people will be welcome  because these exercises will  range from gentle lo vigourous  and will depend on your own  needs.    _,  Please lum to page 17  Wtsttrn Business Forms tt*. !#���������*  atlas office mm  Cafbon & NCR Snapsets & ffiggg^  Custom Continuous Single & MJJJtw'  Continuous Cheques, Labels, Lettef^ds, tn  Continuous Software Forms - Imprinted I I  HNOVELL r  AUTHORIZED DEALER  atlaS OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  called upon for advice and suggestions.  It was not all 'committees'  for Mary in her Redrooffs  years. A strong swimmer who  enjoyed the ocean winter and  summer, it was she who spent  many happy hours teaching the  summer visitors' children how  to swim. Later, she was then  teaching their children, many of  whom are still close friends who  fondly remember those summers on the beach with Mary.  For 17 years it was Mary who  wrote Ihe Halfmoon Bay column, first for the Coast News  and later for the Peninsula  Times, up until 1979. Her  writings were always interesting  and informative, making it a  hard task for her successor to  follow.  Her reason for discontinuing  writing the column was that in  1979 Mary and Vince Shannon,  also of Redrooffs were married.  There was a happy reception in  Welcome Beach Hall attended  by almost everyone in the  neighbourhood who gathered to  wish this popular couple well.  They purchased a motor-  home and spent the next several  years travelling from coast to  coast and as far south as Mexico. Those were happy years for  Mary and Vince until last year  when Vince passed away, leaving Mary and family and friends  grieving over their loss.  Even when left alone, Mary  has not lost her 'itchy feet'  which keep her on the move.  Just this month she returned  from having spent time travelling and visiting with Charles  Tinkley's grandson in. Florida.  "I did have a good time, but  it was so good to gel home to  Halfmoon Bay and my friends  here. I may jusi decide to stay  home in the future now that our  winters are less sevsre."  That remains to be seen,  because both the Tinkley and  the Shannon families remain  very close to Mary and are  regular visitors. No doubt they  will insist that Mary visit with  them occasionally, and there is  no doubt she will do just that.  ' It is almost 10 years since  Mary handed over the task of  ..writing the Halfmoon Bay column to Ruth Forrester who still  relies on Mary for advice and  information.  If Mary is displeased with the  writing in the column she does  nol hesitate to let the writer  know.  Such criticisms are treasured,  and long may she continue to  give them.  SPRING IS COMING!  VUlfe THRIFTY'S  HELP THE  GIBSONS K^5>  ISM  SM 2��M er lei 5M  Ken's Lucky Deter, Gituens  CENTRE HARDWARE  YOUR LOTTO STORE  Madeira  Park  Shopping  Centre  883-9914  SERVING  PENDER  HARBOUR &  EGMONT  DREAM  What's your dream? Do you Want  to pay ofT your mortgage? Retire in  luxury? Buy a cottage at the lake?  Whatever your dream may be, it  probably costs money. How do you  realize your goal? The first step  is to start saving, by paying yourself first.  We can show you how to do it - and  how to make your savings grow  Call us today.  ; Investors  1 Group  PROFIT FROti OUR EXPERIENCE  Your resident Investors Planning Team  J.N.W. (Jim) BUDD Sr.  885-3397  DEBORAH MEALIA  886-8771  J.H.(Jim)BUDDJr.  886-8771  CORRESPONDENCE  MANUSCRIPTS  RESUMES  BUSINESS PLANS  NEWSLETTERS  REPORTS  CONTRACTS  PAPERWORK  GOT YOU  DOWN?  ACCOUNTING  INVOICING  PAYROLL  ANSWERING  SERVICE  PHOTOCOPYING  FAX SERVICE  Protessional &  Confidential  Business &  Personal  Office Services  WE'LL HELP  tX^e Jlaper JRM  883-9911  Conveniently  Located in  Pender  Harbour  Centre  --���*=  - ��� eft    ���- -*�� . ���- ��� *  -       '   ��� - - - Egmont  News  ���  Coast News, January 29,1990  11.  Power goes out in Egmont, too  by Dixie Percy, 883-9206  At this time of year, there's a  lot to be said for not being  hooked up to a Hydro line. One  power failure and you're out of  commission, no heat, no lights,  no stove. Not that BC Hydro  doesn't do Iheir best to fix these  things up as fast as possible but  it's a good excuse to stay in bed  under the comforter a while  longer.  JMna Howitt is home recu  perating after a visit lo St.  Mary's. Also on the not-so-well  list are Hazel Spratl, Granny  Banyay, and Jean Gibson.  Hope you're all feeling better  soon.  There   are   wedding   bell  rumours flying in Egmont. And  not just one set of bells be atise  two of Egmont's eligible  bachelors have been clai.m J.  Time will tell who they are. La-  til then, congratulations!  Yes, folks, that was a major blast on the site of the Highways construction at Secret Cove last week. "The biggest yet," Ihe professional blaster told the Coast News ' -An Cook photo  Pender Patter  Firemen prompt  by Myrtle Winchester 883-9099  The Pender Harbour Volunteer Fire Department  responded in record time to a  fire at the Madeira Park  Government Wharf last week  and thus prevented serious  damage lo a number of boats.  Cathy McQuitly, who telephoned to report a fire on Mer-  vin Reid's fishing boat, said that  the fire truck was there in five  minutes.  Although the cabin on Reid's  boat was destroyed by Ihe fire,  other boats tied up on either  side of il were unharmed. Reid  was working onboard his boat  at the lime of Ihe fire.  SUSPICIOUS FIRE  A vacant house on Front  Road was destroyed by fire in  the early morning hours of  January 21, and the Pender  Harbour Volunteer Fire Department awaits an official report  from the investigation.  Authorities are treating the  incident as a "suspicious fire"  and arson is suspected.  SOURCEBOOK UPDATE  Issue number three of the  "Pender Harbour Community  Sourcebook" is now in production, and Friday is the deadline  for listings from clubs,  organizations, and businesses  providing services to members  of the community.  The sourcebook, a project of  the Pender Harbour Community Club's Welcoming Committee, is organized by Willa  Schroeder.  If your organization would  like to have its activities listed,  please call Willa Schroeder,  883-2573 (evenings) or the  Paper Mill, 883-9911.  PENDER COURSES  The possibility of increasing  Continuing Education courses  offered right here in Pender  Harbour will be discussed al a  meeting on February 7 at 7 pm  NDP date  is set  The nominating convention  to choose the NDP candidate  for the Powell River/Sunshine  Coast Constituency will be held  at the Dwight Hall, Powell  River on March 24 with  registration starling at 12:30  pm.  Brenda DeGraag, one of the  declared candidates for the  nomination said she is looking  forward lo ihe nominating campaign as an opportunity to  focus on the issues of Ihe 90s for  ihis riding.  "The nomination process in  which I and Howard White are  running, will be an exciting, fair  and open exercise in democracy  for all local New Democrats."  Happy 40th  Birthday  To Twins  . Terry Devito &  Michael  Schwarzenegger  at the Madeira Park Elementary  School.  Continuing Education representatives will meet with the  MPES Parents Advisory Committee, and the public is invited  to participate by suggesting  courses that are needed or  would be popular in the area.  HARBOUR DEFINITIONS  "A true gentleman is one  who can play the accordion,"  says Lyle Forbes, and then continues, "...but doesn't."  NOTICE BOARD  The Notice Board section of  Ihe Coasl News is the new location for announcements of  regular meetings and events in  Pender Harbour.  If you or your organization  has a meeting or event to announce to the Coast, please call  me at 883-9099.  Check the Notice Board this  week for info on the Arts,  Crafts and Swapmeat.  BEAVER ISLAND  GROCERY ft CATS  885-8108  Breakfasts ��� Lunch Specials  Pizzas �� Subs ��� Movie Bentals  883-9551  Building  Supplies  HOME/.1U  BUILDING CENTRE  Tom Toolery Ltd.  Sales, Services & Rentals  883-9114  Enjoy a Day of Business, Leisure  and Shopping in  VENICE NORTH  (Pender Harbour Has It AUli^fts  AUTOMOTIVE  Pender Harbour Diesel  AUTO, MARINE & INDUSTRIAL  PARTS  883-2616  CWfTM HAHDWAM  hardware  housewares  tackle  paint  88S-9914  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  RECREATION  JW�� RESORT  BOAT RENTALS  883-2456  FOODUNER  "Check our Flyer"  %  ��r  entnar 'JJrapenes  & NEEDLECRAFT SUPPLIES  883-2274  SUNSOFT ELECTRONICS  m VIDEO RENTALS  883-2988  Pender Harbour  Community Club  BINGO  Every Thursday  7:00 pm  Pender Harbour Community Hill  PENDER HARBOUR  GOLF COURSE  Visitors Welcome  Vi M. North ol Garden Bay Rd..  Hwy, 101 883-9541  ..Royal Canadian Legion  ��  HARBOUR INSURANCE  ACENCIES LTD.  883-2794  b> ^ 0  PENDER  HARBOUR  CREDIT  UNION  883-9531  Pender Harbour & District  MEDICAL HEALTH CENTRE  883-2764  Branch 112  KITCHEN OPEN MON - SAT  Pender Harbour  Realty LTD.  883-9525  FAX: 883-9524  COAffMlf  In Pender Harbour Centre  883-9099  i Roofing  8M-9303  eindaltf  Ta' ft Gia*fl. Shah*i. Shlnglti.  m#iol Rooti, Torch On, Duroldi  Peninsula Power 8.  Cable Ltd.  Mufti K Low \ult.iRi- Power lines  ltii.ili.Hif SiitiSlilions  883-2218  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Cravel, Clearing  Seplic Systems  883-9222  MISCELLANEOUS  MOBILE HOMES  New ind Used - Instant Housing  883-9338 or 580-4321 (call collecl)  Miss Sunny's Hair Boutique  8R3 2715  MARINE     SERVICES  ^ MARINA  PHARMACY  883-2888  HUGH W. JONES  Lawyer  883-9525  Oak Tree Market  Open 7 days a week  10 am ��� 8 pm  Marina  IOIAI SHOPPING  1 Oaya a Waak  PROEESSIONAl  SERVICES  BONNIE MURRAY  Accountant  883-2857  ���TYPING  ���WORD PROCESSING  ���ACCOUNTING  ���FM SERVICE  ���rMOTOCOPYIM  ���ANSWERING SERVICE  CONTRACTORS  883-9046  onstruction  Indian Isle  Construction  Backhoe 4 Dumptruck  Service  883-2747 or 883-2730  HARBOUR BOAT TOPS  883-2929  Tops, T.ups & Covers  Upholstery & Repairs  Located at Headwater Marina  Madeira Marina  883-2266  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  ft MAINTENANCE  (Truck & Equipment Available!  Dive Howell 883-2969  XUiauUsU  NOjgEBY  COMPLETE GARDEN CENTRE  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  9:30-am - 6:00 pm 883-9183  Garden Bay  Hotel  Pub. Waterfront RoBiauranl, Moorage. Air  Charters, Fishing Charters. Bike Rentals  885-1674 ��ub  888-8919 RtiUurant  Sutherland  Sales t Service ltd.  883-1119  Pfudf r Hartair  Rrstaurant  Canadian & Chinese Cuisine  883-2413  HEADWATER MARINA ltd  Ways, Hi-Pressure Washing'  & Year-Round Moorage  883-2406 12.  Coast News, January 29,1990  9 an rs ^ J*  i  ^1l  ��  ��� *  .  1  /-.    f..J.ii  F"i  ^*->��  _ !  *  A look ahead at education  Pictured above are the members of the committee formed to fight the closure of Ihe Halfmoon Bay  Post Office. (See story below). -Rum loonier photo  Committee choses to fight  for Halfmoon Bav P.O.  On Tuesday, January 23 there  were 14 people at a meeting in  Coopers Green Hall to establish  strategy for a protest of the  closure of the Halfmoon Bay  Post Office.  Jim Elliot was appointed  chairman with Maxine Nelson  as vice-chairman and Maggie  McDougall, secretary.  The main theme of the  meeting was to state thai a full  posi office musl be established  in the Halfmoon Bay area.  "At the present time this is  Ihe only area on Ihe Sunshine  Coast which has been affected  by the closures. Bul already  there are plans in place to close  down Sechelt as well as all the  other post offices on ihe Peninsula," staled Mr. Elliot.  In the meantime it was felt  that the most important procedure was lo make sure support is received from every resident of Halfmoon Bay when a  petition appears in the near  future.  Members of the committee  have volunteered to go door to  door for signatures, and request  that letters be written lo Prime  Minister Brian Mulroney expressing displeasure at what is  being done to our postal services.  "The franchises which are  being opened up offer neither  security nor the confidentiality  which is required of a post  master or post mistress. Those  operating postal outlets are not  required lo take an oath, and  your confidential mail may be  handled by teenage help or  whoever happens lo be there,"  said former post mistress Maxine Nelson.  "The folks of Prince Edward  Island got up in arms and protested. Their rural post offices  have not been shut down. If the  whole of the Sunshine Coast  gets behind the Halfmoon Bay  protest we could have a chance  lo save our post of rices." stated  Jim Elliot.  SCRD Chairman Peggy Connor and Gordon Wilson attended the meeting and expressed  their full support for the campaign which is about to take  place and declared they will help  wherever they can by recruiting  support from all areas of the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District.  Those who are interested in  helping with this important  campaign should give Jim Elliot  a call at 885-2076.  Continued from pane 1  Primary one, two, three and  four.  Grades 11 and 12 will become  the graduate program and will  be called Graduate one and two.  There will be a compulsory  Core Curriculum that will occupy about 80 per cent of a student's time at the primary and  early intermediate levels and  tapering to approximately 10  per cent at the graduate level.  The time not occupied by the  Core Curriculum will give  teachers, with input from  parents, the opportunity to  develop local programs.  Students in the two graduate  years will have the choice of a  University Preparation Program, a Career Preparation  Program or an Explorations  Program  Other major changes are  ungraded primary classrooms, a  dual entry system for primary  students, mandatory work experience for the graduate level  and a revamping of the way  students are assessed.  An Indian Education program is being developed to increase the appreciation of  Native culture and to ensure  that first nation students retain  their linguistic and cultural  heritage.  The intermediate level will be  where most of the changes will  occur. At present. Grade 4 to 7  are housed in elementary  schools and Grades 8 to 10 are  in high schools.  When asked what will happen there, Joanne Pearson,  Principal al Davis Bay Elementary School said simply, "We  really don't know yet."  At the moment, the ministry  is leaving the solution of problems like that to the individual  school districts. The plan is being phased in over a 10 year  period, so most of the changes  will be worked out gradually.  One of the most interesting  facts to emerge from the public  forum meetings is that here on  the Sunshine Coast, many of  the Year 2000 concepts have  been in operation for some,  time.  At the primary level, teachers  are already using many of the  ungraded classroom methods  that the new plan calls for and  there has been a work experience program for high  school students for the last six  years.  In the discussions of the  graduate program, the issue of  mandatory work experience is  getting a mixed response. The  local program, which is not  mandatory, is working very  well. This year, I2S students are  spending approximately one  tenth of their school time in a  variety of local businesses and  professions, from retail stores  to doctors' offices.  Most agreed that work experience is a benefit to the 90  per cent of students who will  not go lo university, but both  Martyn Wilson, Principal of  Elphinstone Secondary School,  and Jack Pope, Principal of  Chatelech Secondary School,  pointed out that compulsory  work experience for students on  the university program might  overload an already crowded  schedule.  "Some students in my  classes," said Pope, "spend  more lime at work than they  spend in class."  Lengthy discussions at the  forums revolved around such  questions as the relevance of the  work experience training to ac  tual job market conditions; incentives for employers to compensate for the time spent with  students; the reactions of  employees to student workers;  concern over the enormous  amount of funding that will be  necessary and the way the  government will provide it; the  fate of French Immersion; the  need to adapt to a new system  of evaluating students; the fate  of special needs students; the  need for teacher retraining, and  several other minor issues.  The fundamental questions  of what education should actually be in this last decade of  the 20th century became the real  issue in all the discussions. Do  we give students a 'well rounded  education' in the tradition of  the Edwardian gentleman and  trust that will give them an adequate base to cope with their  adult world?  Do we teach them how to  think so they can critically examine current world conditions  and make intelligent decisions?  Do we concentrate on preparing  them for the job market?  Or do we attempt to do all  these things? Can we do all  these things?  Martyn Wilson is optimistic.  "1 think that a lot of the objections that have come up are  concerns over details, rather  than philosophical concepts,  and the details can be worked  out."  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  PENINSULA MARKET  In Davis Bay  until noon Saturday  Members of the Sunshine Coast Peace Committee talk over their  concerns with the security officer of the Nanoose Naval Base. (See  story below).  Peace group travels  to Nanoose Bay  A contingent of Sunshine  Coast residents with homes between Powell River and Gibsons  travelled to Nanoose Bay near  Nanaimo on Sunday to meet  with navy personnel and express  safety concerns.  Twenty-two members and  supporters of the Sunshine  Coasl Peace Group gathered  with Vancouver Island people at  Ihe test range headquarters.  They presented navy representatives wilh a UN flag, symbol  of international peacekeeping.  The Nanoose facility tests US  underwater weapons with  Canadian navy co-operation. It  should be converted lo a UN  emergency training centre or to  other peaceful uses, according  lo the peace group.  Residents also asked whether  Nanoose's emergency procedures extend to the Sunshine  Coast, fewer than 12 miles from  range at some points.  Volunteer  US navy vessels which visit  Nanoose periodically for testing  usually carry nuclear weapons,  and some of the boats are propelled by nuclear reactors.  Ken Casson, Nanoose's administrator, stated that their  evacuation and decontamination plans cover the naval facility only. Municipal and provincial governments lake over from  there.  <pMe.  Home Of The Beachcombers  es  MEMBER  REALTY LTD.  886-8107  SUNSHINE COAST REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION  AND MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE  Vancouver  Toll Free  681-3044  Box 335, Gower Point Rd., Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  Jeannle Howdcn  Well known in Gibsons for her  years in local businesses. Jeannie  and her family have been part of  our community for over 13 years.  An example of Pebbles  commitment, as your local  Realter, Jeannie is ready to support  you now and may be reached at  home at 886-8729 or at work at  886-8107.  Bill Turner  Bill has been a resident of the Sunshine Coast for 8 years. For the  past 3 years Bill has been selling  Real Estate in the Sechelt area and  is very active in community  organizations. Bill looks forward to  his many friends and customers  calling him at his new office. Bill  may be reached at home at  885-5510, at the office 886-8107,  or on his car phone at 644-4551.  Diana Stirbuck  Diana has been a resident of the  Sunshine Coast for 12 years. Diana  is well known in the Gibsons area.  This lady is the kind of warm  person you and your family will  like working with. Diana has a  background in Financial  Management and looks forward to  her growth as a Realtor. Call Diana  at home 886-9408 or at work at  8864107.  Pebbles Realty and Staff are pleased to have these three fine  people join our SALES TEAM, jeannie, Diana and Bill will continue  our fine tradition of being your Local Realtors.  Week  Volunteer Week this year is  April 22 to 28. Any organization wanting to order Volunteer  Recognition Buttons before  February 15 receives a 10 per  cent discount. Also any agency  or society wanting to plan a  special event for their volunteers  please contact the Volunteer  Action Centre at 885-5881.  T  Get On The Right Wavelength  If you own a commercial vessel, including a fishing  vessel, 20 metres (65 feel) or more in length, please  make sure lhal you're on our wavelength: 406 MHz.  The 406 MHz Emergency Position Indicating Radio  Beacon (EPIRB), a technological innovation thai  could save your life, is Ihe fastest and most  precise location device on L the market.  When activated in an emergency, the 406 MHz EPIRB  emits a specially coded signal allowing us lo pinpoint  your location al sea within a range of two kilometres  In addition, ihis signal allows us lo identify your  vessel - thanks to the registration card you filed wilh  us when you got your EPIRB.  T  Within moments of receiving your EPIRB signal, we can  begin lo implement Ihe appropriate rescue procedure.  Remember: All Canadian commercial vessels over  20 metres (65 feet) in length must conform to Ihe new  regulation by having a 406 MHi EPIRB on board.  For information on how to acquire and register an  EPIRB, please contact your nearest Canadian Coast  Guard office or phone 1-800-267-6687.  ���. ^-jkm\i*��&Ji~Z����.*^l*>3i'K.--:-.  >:y'^y.t*^"^?r,J.lw^����t��'iw-^-i..>.--.  ��i���  '--- --���  ���������" ���*-���*���*���������-��� Coast News, January 29,1990  13.  The Sunshine  Second Section  A dream comes true  in Halfmoon Bay  Corporal Waite of the Gibsons RCMP detachment is pictured with one of a reported thirty-one marijuana plants seized in a raid last week. Charges against a man and woman for the possession of a narcotic for the purpose of trafficking have been laid. ���Fru Burnside photo  Trustees get the facts  Drug abuse efforts  by Rose Nicholson  A dream is beginning to come  true in Halfmoon Bay. For  some lime now, several  members of ihe community  have been working on the concept of a Community Education  Center, or Community School,  for Ihe area.  Al Ihe January 23 meeting of  the School Board, Principal  Roger Douglas and teachers  Carol Feenstra and Jill Short  explained the idea lo trustees.  Halfmoon Bay was seen as a  separate geographical identity  with a variety of community  needs such as daycare, preschool, continuing education  and activities for teens and  adults, but without the facilities  that are available in the larger  centers like Sechelt and Gibsons.  So the idea of a Community  Education Center was born.  The school was seen as the focal  by Rose Nicholson  The problem of drug and  alcohol abuse on the Sunshine  Coast is being tackled from  several different angles.  At the January 23 meeting of  Ihe school board, trustees listened to three people talk about  whal   is   happening   in   the  schools.  Margaret Fahlman, who  heads the local Action Society  which deals with drug and  alcohol abuse on the whole  Coasl, told trustees thai hers is  an extremely broad mandate  TERM LOANS  Meat with DICK ESTEY on  Wednesday, January 31,1990  It the COMMUNITY FUTURES OFFICE,  205 ��� S710 Teredo St., Sechelt  Tel.: 885-2639  to discuss your need lor a TERM LOAN, to expand,  buy or start a business. Other services include  CASE counselling, training and venture loans.  To arrange an appointment, call:  6667703 ��� North Vancouver  La Banque off re ses services  dans les deux langues ollicielles.  BACKING INDEPENDENT BUSINESS  it>  Federal Business  Development Bank  Banque federate  de developpement  Canada  which includes individual case  work, working with local agencies such as Social Services and  Menial Health and local groups  like AA, Alanon, ACOA and  school counsellors.  She stressed her heavy work  load did not allow her ihe lime  to work directly in the schools,  but wherever possible she tries  to work with counsellors and jr  parent groups.  "1 see myself as a catalyst,"  she said. "This work is more effective as a grass roots situation,  where everyone, parents, teachers, the public, gets involved.  I can give people information  on things like Community Action Program (CAP) grants and  community programs. But once  they gel started, they're on their  own."  Jim McGowan, Vice-Principal at Chatelech Secondary  School, is the district representative on an interagency committee which is attempting to  develop new and better ways to  combat substance abuse.  He reported to trustees on a  recent conference that he attended in Vancouver. "Our  program here is equal lo any in  BC." he said.  Martyn Wilson, Principal at  Elphinstone, described a recent  workshop, 'Parents as Preven-  tors' where parents and counsellors discussed Ihe ways  parents could short circuit the  F route young people take t6 drug  and alcohol habits.  point of community activities,  providing facilities and  resources that would satisfy the  needs of all the residents in the  area.  In the last few months, the  first two phases of Ihe scheme  have become a reality. The  opening of the new elementary  school last fall satisfies the major need of the scheme, a place  to operate in. And a daycare  center, the result of a tremendous amount of work by  parents, is now in operation on  the school site.  Douglas, Feenstra and Short  each play three roles. They are  teachers, they are directors of  the daycare centre and they are  parents.  As teachers, they are excited  about the atmosphere in Ihe  school. "People feel good when  they come into our school,"  said Feenstra.  As daycare directors, they are  proud of the accomplishments  of all the parents who put the  centre together. "They got an  old bunkhouse from Claholm  Falls," said Short. "They  dismantled it, put it on a barge,  built a foundation for it, put it  all back together again and then  completely remodelled it."  As parents, they feel a sense  of security knowing thai their  children, from an early age, will  be close by and in a safe environment. "This is a great  comfort, especially for working  moms." said Feenstra.  Douglas told trustees the  daycare centre is financially  self-supporting. At the moment, they are bringing in more  money than (hey are spending in  wages and other costs and the  surplus is going lo Ihe Community Education Center.  Discussing some of the challenges thai have been faced in  putting the concept together,  Douglas said, "Sometimes il's  hard and sometimes it's scary,  but the way we look at it is,  there's no problem we can'l  solve, because the vision is  there. The vision is for the community lo grow."  "The support we're asking  for," added Short, "is an opportunity to provide a place  where learning is cherished and  considered a right for every person in the community, regardless of their age."  SCRD paper  recycled  The paper handed out at last week's Sunshine Coast Regional  District board meeting had a wonderful buff-coloured glow  to it - it's recycled paper!  "All the paper we use now is 100 per cent recycled," SCRD  Executive Secretary Cathy Kenny told the Coasl News. "I'm  really happy about it!"  Final Week of  to%  A.J  January^ ^o%  Has Been Extended to  Feb. 3rd  up to 60% off  Don't Pay 'Till May  on all Furniture Items oac  I FREE DELIVERY I  Sunshine Coast Hwy.  Sechell. 885-5756  SECHELT  Furniture Land  Best Prices! Best Selection! Best Quality! Best Service!  closet   -onW  ORGANIZERS  C-90 Wood Grain  Fits Closets up to 101"  All Sales Cash & Carry - Sale Ends Feb. 10 or While Stock Lasts  THE  \LTERNATIVE  Specializing in s  WOODWORKING & INTERIOR  OPEN        FINISHING MATERIALS  Mon. '��� Fri., 8:30-5:00 _ _,  Sat 9:00-4:00 HWY 101, GIBSONS,    M6-32S4 14.  r  Coast News, January 29,1990  LEISURE  r\.  King off Safecrackers  Deported  'Looking ahead      *�� disaster  Rhythms  of Life  by Penny Fuller  a .   "All things come lo he (or  [she) who wails" they say. Of  course by the time il comes you  imay be long past wanting it  'anymore. There are, though,  !some things you can count on.  ; Spring will come, heaviness  will lift, the Sun will shine and  everything will look a lot  brighter.  ; February seems lo be the  {turn-around month. The two  planets (Venus and Jupiter) lhal  represent good luck, good  friends and generally good  limes have boih been retrograde  tor a while indicating a period  where those energies arc difficult lo access.  On February 8, Venus goes  direct once more, followed by  Jupiter on February 24.  Additionally Piulo, the  planet of death and rebirth,  backwards beginning on ihe  19th, suggesting a lessening of  the intense heaviness associated  wilh it. In other words, things  should siart picking up very  soon.  February also marks another  significant time. February 15 is  the halfway point in a five year  period of intense polarization ���  which commenced with the  Harmonic Convergence in mid-  August, 1987.  According lo Jose Arguelles,  the Mayan calendar, considered  a mystic record of the evolutionary patterns of the earth's  inhabitants, noted August 16,  17 and 18, 1987 as Ihe beginning  of a major change in the history  of tliis world.  For five years, lie said, the  world will go through a lime  where energies become increasingly polarized. That will be  followed by a period of  purification followed by a complete change in the world as wc  know it.  Arguelles wasn't alone in his  interpretations. By some strange  coincidence the legends of the  Hopi Indians also specified this  as a time of significant transition, which lent enough  credibility to Arguelles' interpretations lo bring thousands of  people all over the world  together in recognition of the  harmonic convergence.  Whether or nol the whole  tiling was a con is something  that each person must judge for  him/herself. Examine Ihe  changes in your life and on a  worldwide basis since that time.  Could he be right? Is there  something more happening here  than our usual day-to-day  dramas and political struggles?  And if he is right, if February  is the mid-point in some  polarization, what then? What  does it mean to the individual?  Different people offer general  advice about choosing light over  dark, releasing resentments,  forgiving those who have  violated you - all very spiritual  things bul difficult at times for  those of us whe have not yet  reached sainthood.  I would suggest, yes, do all  the work you can in clearing up  old hurls and hates. Work hard  lo forgive and seek forgiveness  where you have violated. The  other person's response is unimportant. Whal is important is  lhal you clear yourself.  On a day-to-day basis, if you  look at the evidence and believe  that this may be a time of major  transition for the earth and ils  people, then I would suggest  that each choice, each action,  each behaviour becomes likewise significant, because from  this perspective, we can't see the  ripple effect of our own  behaviour.  Keep that in your awareness  and see what it does.  Caucasas  music  Come and hear Nico, Ihe  Zamfir of Caucasas music, al  the Twilight Theatre on Sunday, February 4 al 2 pm. Nico  will be accompanied by dancers,  singers and instrumentalists and  everyone will enjoy this joyous  concert. There arc only a few  tickets left for this event so  please call Jo Hammond at  886-8348 lo reserve your seat  now.  ART RENTAL EXHIBITION  The Art Rental Selections Exhibition at the Sunshine Coast  Arts Centre is in ils second week  and includes vibrant paintings  by Lionel Thomas, Sirkka  McKerrai, Fran Ovens, Robert  Jack, Patricia Thomas and Ole  Pii; imaginative sculpture by  Chrislel Fuoss-Moore; pencil  drawings by G. Campbell and  Pal Chamberlin; soil water-  colours by Rosemary Schouw,  Mildred Doubt, W. George  Doubt, Irene Bruce, Lyall Nan-  son, Noreen Marshall and Ada  Priest; serigraphs by Bradley  Hunt; thought provoking col-  ages by Trudy Small and pen  and ink drawings by Leigh  Thorn; photographs by Jan  Neubauer.  This exhibit remains through  February II, Wednesday to  Saturday 11 lo 4, Sunday I lo 4.  Money does not grow  on trees, but...  It does in a Great Pacific RRSP  lor centuries, alchemists have experimented with turning  obscure objects inlo precious metals. Bul alas, lo no avail. There  seems lo be only one sure way of accumulating wealth, the old  fashioned way; earning Ii and investing wisely in a Great Pacific  RRSP.  At Great Pacific, over Ihe years, we have watched many of  our clients' retirement plans grow well beyond their expectations.  There is no magic involved, jus) careful planning. Call today, or  return ihe coupon below for more information.  Contact us at: 885-2272  great pacific  Management  Co., Ltd.  ALASDAIR W. IRVINE C.F.P.  I  Please send me more information on Great Pacific Management  and your RRSP.  Name _  Address_  City   . Prov_  .Postal Code.  _(bus)_  Phone (res)   Mail to: P.O. Box 2629, Sechelt, BC, VON 3A0  by Peter 1 rower  Finally, the trial date rolls  around. Wilson has hoped  against hope that the whiskey-  sodden Quinn might have the  decency to abstain for this vital  appearance - but one whiff of  the shyster's breath tells him  otherwise. His fale hinges on  ihis drunken fool of a man. It is  nol an encouraging prospect.  The prosecution begins by  outlining the details of the bond  swindle. Donald Holliday had  evidently engineered Ihe scheme  with two other ex-cons - Pal  Patterson and Fred Reidlinger.  Patterson, who had served time  for a previous slock fraud, was  evidently the brains of the  operation. Reidlinger, who hailed from Portland, Oregon, had  lithographed 100 copies of a genuine $1000 bond there, and the  other two had peddled the  bogus stocks on Wall Street in  New York. The swindle was  soon discovered and traced lo  Patterson and Holliday, who  were both arrested in Toronto.  It was apparently at this point  lhat Holliday had implicated  Herb Wilson as the mastermind.  Wilson listens in consternation. The only evidence of his  purported involvemenl is Holliday's statement and the  supposedly-coded letters front  San Quentin. Surely they can't  convice him on such flimsy  grounds as this.  The dogged prosecutor,  however, has other ideas. Unexpectedly, lie produces three recent issues of a True Detective  magazine. They contain a sensationalized account of Herb  Wilson's career as King of ihe  Safecrackers. The prosecutor  reads a couple of lurid excerpts  -then, striking a theatrical pose,  points an accusing finger al Ihe  stunned ex-preacher.  "Given this man's criminal  background," he booms, "caii  anyone in this courtroom  possibly doubt his guilt? One  hundred thousand dollars is  nothing to a man who has  stolen millions. His accomplices  have given sworn testimony that  Wilson devised this entire swindle behind prison walls and  there is little reason to disbelieve  them. This cunningly-conceived  operation has his unique stamp  all over it."  The prosecutor continues for  several minutes, weaving a  skillful web of damning  oratory. Herb Wilson sits in a  daze. Out of Ihe corner of his  eye he can see several members  of the jury eyeing him with  disapproval. The smooth-  talking crown counsel is nailing  him to Ihe cross on the basis of  his past record and Donald  Holliday's lies.  The tipsy and incompetent  Quinn takes the floor in  Wilson's defence but his statement is bumbling and ill-  prepared. No match for the  prosecutor's flashy rhetoric, his  words sound unconvinced and  unconvincing. Wilson listens to  his dismal performance in growing alarm. The jury is obviously  not buying i'.  In due course, Ihe jury  members file out. After what  seems a very short time indeed,  they return to the courtroom.  "We find the defendant guilty  as charged," the foreman intones solemnly.  Utterly chrushed, Herb  Wilson is remanded for sentencing and returned to his dismal  cell in the Don Jail. There is  nothing else lo do but wait for  the final hammer to fall.  A week later, Wilson is  returned lo Ihe courtoom. The  judge eyes him grimly.  "Herbert Emerson Wilson. You  are hereby sentenced lo nine  years in Ihe Kingston Penitentiary."  To be continued...  Gary Kelly, a local craftsman, turns wood into thin walled bowls  and other items. His work is exhibited regularly at Show Piece  Gallery in Gibsons. ���Kent Sheridan photo  Ball field to  be completed  The ball field at Cliff (iilker Park will be completed this  spring thanks lo Ihe final payment of Ihe BC Lottery Fund  for improvement lo Ihe park coming through.  Area D Brett McGillivray told Ihe board last week, he  received the cheque in the amount of $21,808 "with thanks!"  [Royal Canadian Legion Branch 140 T  BINGO     J  Jan. 31/90     J  $500 JACKPOT J  Doors Open 6 pm ^*  :..irly Birds 7:15 pm ��  FOR FORTY-FIVE YEARS.  ���**  For forty-five years now the Sunshine Coast News has been the voice and  historic record of the entire Sunshine Coast. The births and deaths, the  dreams and realities of the Coast have been faithfully recorded since 1945.  In that lime, the Coast News has been published in a variety of coastal  communities. The first issues ol our newspaper were published in Hall-  moon Bay; other publishing venues through the years have included  Powell River and Sechelt as well as Gibsons.  .   :  Community correspondents bring news of their favourite  places and reports of community activities into the pages  of the, Coast News week alter week, year alter year.  )$WMmmurtitY owned  we are proud to number shareholdi  well as contributors in each ol the il  que communities that make up the Si  shine Coast.  All in all, our historic ties, our"  widespread ownership, and our dedication to the Sunshine Coast have helped  us develop a communication vehicle  without compare.  Think about it.  From [gmont to Port Mellon, no one  and nothing covers the Sunshine Coasf  like thrmunshine Coast News.  !*%��%,,.  00K��f'  10   rflA\,'.v>��iimiiv  it*   **���  The Sunt MM  the voice of integrity ,, ��.,  on the Sunshine Coast sinc��194S Coast News, January 29,1990  15.  On Channel 11  The haggis is saluted at the Roberts Creek Legion's annual Burns Supper. Phil Sheridan, (seated right)  gave Ihe Toast to the Immortal Memory of Robert Burns. ���Ruih Forrattr photo  Book Corner  Praise of 'silent friends'  by Bev Cranston  'Books Are Silent Friends' is  the message painted on my old  and treasured suede book jacket  with a painted head-dressed Indian. Nothing could be more  true of books. I've loved books  and reading ever since I could  open my first picture book.  As was music, in my home,  reading was encouraged and  stressed; it was a part of our  lives. Thai is probably why to  this day I love books. Not just  the popular on the rack, in  every store pocket books, bul  the classics, such as Charles  Dickens' David Copperfield,  Call of the Wild by Jack London, Shakespeare's play Macbeth and the famous Alexander  Dumas classics such as Man in  Ihe Iron Mask.  And, who could resist the  .-hildrens' classics such as  Thornton Burgess' Sammy Jay,  Peter Rabbit, Buster Bear and  Old Mother Nature and company?  If children aren't encouraged  to read and explore ihe wondrous avenues of reading, they  have lost a great deal. Perhaps  such children will pick up a  book and realize what is between those pages when they  grow older.  A surprising amount of people never read a book until they  are 20 or so. How did they gel  through school? Were they the  ones who only read the front  and back jacket sleeves for their  book reports? I guess so.  Maybe Ihcy are the ones who  have trouble spelling simple  words. There are a lot of people  with this kind of problem, bul  there are -also a lot of people  who can help you if you can't  read or write as well as you'd  like to.  Some of my favourite childhood memories were reading all  the Nancy Drew books available  and spending summer days silting in our big cherry tree in the  back yard reading a book. I  would do it by the hour, and  then move to the suncot and al-  lach an umbrella to the back of  the cot so it would be shaded  enough to read.  And Ihe animal stories. How  they could make me cry over  every animal that was hurt, captured or treated cruelly.  To see now my children avidly reading and loving, laughing  or crying over some story makes  me think back, and makes me  feel good about I hem. They can  always pick up a book, go  quietly to a corner of the room  and enjoy being somewhere  else, being someone else, or  learning something new.  My grandfather, even though  he was a poor man, was rich in  the wealth of knowledge and  books. He raised his children  back in the early 1900's and  every nighl he used lo slokc up  his pipe, take my mother and  her sister on his knee and open a  book.  They would have their quiet,  reading lime. He would read lo  them, let them read lo him, enjoy each other's company and  also learn. Whenever Ihey were  serious, though, he would tell  some silly riddle or joke, and  make everyone laugh.  I only wish I could tell him  lhal today I have some of his  books thai he so treasured.  These are a rather slanted  American version of history,  but my grandfather being an  American thought ihey were the  greatest.  Nevertheless it was a good set  of the times, written by John  Clark Ridpalh, called Ridpath's  History of the World, published  in 1913 in Cincinnati. He read  these volumes cover to cover  many times.  My grandmother made one  unintentional mistake with these  volumes, though, by trying to  preserve them wilh a plastic lining as a jacket cover.  When I finally got my hands  on them a few years ago, I immediately took off the plastic  jackets and found that the  beautiful leather binding with  the gold leaf lettering had of  course, absorbed moisture and  couldn't breath as leather  should. The sides of some of the  volumes fell away like dried  leaves in my hands.  Maybe I or one of my  children will be able to have  them rebound someday. I just  hope that they and theirs can  enjoy these old volumes and  many other classics so they too  will think of books as 'Silent  Friends'.  TUESDAY, JAN. 30/90  6:30 PM  Forest Report  From our friends at Powell  River Cablenet we present a  selection from their series on the  forest. The first episode - Fire  Protection in the Forest.  7:00 PM  A Discussion About  Alzheimer's  Alzheimer's Association of  BC. Coordinator Linda Knight  joins host Gwen Robertson for  a discussion on the disease.  8:00 PM  Robbie Burns Night  John Burnside reads from the  work of Ihe poet Robbie Burns.  8:30 PM  The Two Notes  Join Steve White and Jack  Inglis for their annual Robbie  Burns special. Guests this  month include Frank and Peggy  Campbell and Rob and Iris  Buchan.  THURSDAY, FEB. 1/90  6:30 PM  Stun lime for Children  Karen Bruce reads a selection  of  stories   for  our   younger  viewers.  7:00 PM  Talk to your Local Government  Live Phone-In  Maureen Clayton hosts this  month's program that brings  your local governments as close  as your phone. Invited guests  include Gibsons Mayor Diane  Strom, Sechell Mayor Tom  Meredith and Regional Board  Chairman Peggy Connor.  8:00 PM  Forest Report  See Tuesday, 6:30 pm this  episode - On the Fire Line.  8:30 PM  Coast Profiles  Stan Dixon is back with  another of his programs that brings interesting people to your  community channel. Guests to  be announced.  This Community  Television Schedule  Courtesy ot  ��� ��� ��� ���  SOUTH COAST FORD  885-3281    Traditional Dinner and  Entertainment: Jack Bourne  and Orchestra, Piper John Webb and Co.  At The Arts Centre  Art works sought  The annual BC Festival of the  Arts, organized by the  Assembly of BC Arts Councils  and sponsored by the BC  Government, will be held again  this summer. Artists from the  Sunshine Coast are invited to  submit three works in any  media for the exhibition 'Images and Objects": which is  traditionally part of the festival.  The deadline for submissions at  the Arts Centre is Saturday,  March 11 at 4 pm. The juror  will be announced at a later day.  The Arts Centre will display the  accepted works from March 14  lo April 1. These works will  then be sent for display along  wilh other entries from BC  regions to the 8th Annual Images and Objects Exhibition al  the BC Festival of the Arts.  COLD READING  Keep watching for Ihe posters  advertising the Cold Reading  event at the Arts Centre on  February 10 at 7 pm. Plan to attend this living theatre event and  enjoy the evening.  POTTERS GUILD  Well known sculptor and  potter Bob Kingsmill visits us  from Vancouver on February 2  and 3'to present an evening of  slides and a full day workshop  on mural and handbuilding  techniques. The slide show is on  Friday,, February 2, 8 pm at St.  Bartholomew's Anglican  Church Hall in Gibsons.  The workshop is on Saturday, February 3,9:30 to 4:30 at  the Craft Studio, corner of  North Road and Highway 101  in Gibsons.  The cost to Guild members is  $20, non-members $25 for both  events. The slide show cost  alone is $2. For further information please call Katie Janyk  at 8864711.  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  ��IMG GUIDE  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  Tooftt  tfcCeMt  Just because il's that time of year when not everyone so  easily thinks of lake-oul food to solve that problem - a  hungry family when you arc on the run, it certainly doesn't  mean that places like the Chicken Shack in Sechelt aren't  there lo serve your needs.  This is what I found out when we were all in Sechelt this  week.  Chicken is one of those foods that no one can resist and the  Chicken Shack knows how to cook it up especially fine. This  helps when your family is as picky as mine.  I, myself like to order a little extra and have some cold for  lunch the next day (If I'm lucky enough to have some left  over).  This time I wasn't so fortunate and it was so good that my  kids couldn't resist finishing off that little extra I ordered.  Their selection of mouth watering salads and deserts from  Pearl Bollman's Bakery helped to make our meal complete.  It was pleasant to hear "that was great Dad", instead of  "I'm still hungry." Thank you Chicken Shack.  Average meal prices do not include liquor  Andy's Restaurant- Every Wednesday night is Prime Rib Nighl. Don't miss  Andy's Luncheon Build, 11-2, Tuesday  thru' Friday. House specialties include  veal dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza,  Thai food, and lots of NEW dishes.  Don't miss Andy's great Brunch Bullet  ��cry Sunday from llam-2:30. Hwy 101,  Gibsons, 886-3388.  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticaied yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Bench  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Hosed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seals.  Mariners' Restaurant - On ihe  waterfront wilh one of the most spectacular views in Gibsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  wilh delicious daily specials. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing, 886-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday to  Saturday: Dinner 3-10 and Sunday S-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3. 100 seats. V. M.C.  The Omega Pizza. Steak And  Lobster House - with a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. Cast members or The  Beachcombers can usually be found din-  FAMIIY DINING  ing here, Menu includes pizza, pasta,  steaks and seafood. Steaks and seafood  are their specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Very special children's menu.  Average dinner for two: $20. Reservations recommended. Located in Gibsons  Landing at 1538 Gower Point Rd.  886-2268. Open Sun-Thurs, 11:30 am ��� 10  pm, Fri and Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm.  Scats 145.  Pronlo's Restaurants Two locations  to serve you. Both serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steal;, pasta, lasagne,  ribs, souvlakl in a delightful family atmosphere. Children's menu available. All  dinner cnirces include garlic bread and a  choice of soup or salad. Average family  meal for four about $15-$20. Located at  Wharf Rd., Sechelt, 885-1919; and on  Highway 101, across from Gibsons '  Medical Clinic, Gibsons, 886-8138.  The Parthenon Greek Taverna-  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechelt. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Open 6 days a week - Tues. through  Thurs., from 11 am ��� 10 pm and Fri. &  Sat., 11 am - II pm. We are open for  lunch - try our daily luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am - 3 pm.  Reservations recommended. We also  have take-out - pizza, ribs, pasta, Greek  food and much more! 885-1995 or  885-2833. Katherina - Hostess.  The Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood at its best. Sunday Brunch from  II am - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay. 885-7285.  Cedar's Inn - Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Darts every Tues. Everyone  welcome. Cedar Plaza, Gibsons 886-8171,  Open II am ��� midnight. Sun-Thurs; 11  am - I am, Fri-Sai. 100 seats. V., MC.  Regular menu 11 am lo 8:30 pm.  Chicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pizza, hamburgers, salads. All to go.  Cowrie St., Sechelt -885-7414. Video Rentals. Open 11 am - 9 pm, Mon-Thur; 11  am - 10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon - 9 pm, Sun.  Home delivery within 5 miles of store  after 4 p.m.  Ernie & Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813.  \H.lii ()\ IHt TOWN  Ruby Lake Resort - Picturesque  lakeside setting, post-and-beam dining  room, children's play area and tame  swans are part of Ruby Lake Resort's  charm. Sunday smorgasbord features  baron of beef and other hot meat dishes,  a beautiful salad bar and har*Miiadi:  desserts. Absolutely superb prime rib on  Friday. Breakfast from 6:30 am, lunch  from II am and dinner from 4:30 to 8  pm. Dairy specials, licenced, reasonable  prices, menus have something for  everyone, on- and off-premises catering.  Hwy 101 just north of Pender Harbour,  good highway access and parking for  vehicles of all sizes. 883-2269.  PAID ADVERTISEMENTS 16.  Coast News, January 29,1990  Buccaneers are fighting back  by Mark  The Buccaneers put together  two impressive wins last week  over Roberts Creek and the  Gibsons Kings to give  themselves a glimmer of hope  for a play-off berth in Men's  5    t  I, t  I  1    1.  I ,��� ^LwLW      \^m\dfa^m\\\'"mm\\\L^*�� ~ sm\\m\\\\\s\\\\\     IK  ^              *                   '    '!���     *            -/      Via             ' $ /Ki            XatsJr"  ^H      ��� i            V. ^^^.          ���>-. M. w        ^i        Ta^B^^V         ��taB* .  4  L,  mm\^r'  Hockey.  The sixth place Buccaneers  beat the third place Creek 6 to 2  on a pair of goals by Scott Pat-  ton (2) and Randy Marleau (2).  Single goals were scored by  Jerry Mercer and Kerry Baker.  Pat Taylor (2) replied with a  pair of goals for the Creek.  The Buccaneers knocked over  the struggling fifth place Kings 7  to 3. the Buccaneers were led to  victory by Scott Patton (3) with  a hat trick and Ivan Baker (2)  with a pair. Chris Wygard and  Kerry Baker also scored.  Kings goals were scored by  Dave Brackett, Dan Ruznak,  and Ted Anderson.  Gilligans Flyers took over  sole possession of second place  with a decisive 9 to 4 win over  the Creek. Gord Clayton (3)  showed the way with a hat trick  while the other goals were  scored by Darren Brackett,  Randy Benner, Jason Fad-  chuck, Shawn Thurold, and  Brent McQuaig.  Creek goals were scored by  Mike Evans, Bob Gower, Cory  Lamarsh, and Mark Benson.  Roberts Creek is hosting a  Hockey Dance at Gibsons  Legion on Saturday, February  3. Doors open at 8 pm and the  entertainment will be supplied  by Night Shift. Tickets are  available from Creek players or  at Midnight Market in Lower  Gibsons.  SOFTBALL  Women over 16  wanted to play ball  r'h'om-    885-5791       885-7797  (Back row left to right) Pat Cromle, Barry Wingfield, George  Croteau, Pat LaGrandeur, Gord Pollock, Wayne Sacco, Kevin  Havnes. (Front row left to right) Sean Vanstrepen, Ryner Kunlzi,  Rod Bodmer, Ed Berinslein, Randy Rudland, Gordy Ross, Brett  McGillivray. (See story below).  Men's Hockey  Old Timers shine in Victoria  by Mark Benson  The Lighthouse Pub Flashers  Old Timers finished runner-up  in their 12 team Kooienay Division in a tournament held last  weekend in Victoria.  The Flashers travelled to the  14th Annual Laballs Pacific  Cup which is the largest Old  Timers (over 35-years-old)  Hockey Tournament in the  world wilh % learns dispersed  into nine divisions which utilize  eight greater Victoria arenas.  Teams from as far away as  Kcgina, Saskatchewan and  Alberta attended the championships.  Last year Ihe Lighthouse won  the Lucky Division on its first  try coming out tops in a 16 team  division beating out Anchorage,  Alaska in the finals.  This year the Flashers were  seeded inlo Ihe Kooienay Division which was comprised of 12  teams from BC, Alberta, and  Saskatchewan.  In their first game ihe  Lighthouse lost a heartbreaker 4  to 3 to the Mission Pioneers. Il  was 3 lo 2 for Mission at the end  of the first period wilh Gordy  Ross and Shawn Vanstrepen  scoring for the Flashers. Gord  Pollock lied the game al 3 to 3  midway through the final  period but Mission scored with  three minutes remaining and  hung in there for the win.  In the second game the  Flashers knocked over the Surrey Sidewinders 6 to 2. The  game was tied I to 1 on a goal  by Pat LeGrandeur at the end  of the first period. In Ihe final  period, the Lighthouse roared  ahead wilh a pair of goals by  both Brett McGillivray and  Gordy Ross. Ryner Kuntzi also  scored.  In Ihe third game (he Flashers  beat the North Shore Spring  Chickens 7 to 3. It was 4 to 2 for  the Lighthouse at the end of one  and the team cruised to victory  on   a   hal   trick   by   Brett  McGillivray (3) and singles by  Ryner Kuntzi, Pat Cromie,  Gordy Ross, and Pat  LaGrandeur.  With a two win - one loss  record the Hashers advanced to  the semi !".als early Sunday  morning against the Mission  Pioneers, who had beat them 4  to 3 in their first game on Friday  afternoon.  In the crucial game to make  the finals, the Flashers were  behind 1 to nothing at the end  of one period of play. Flashers  defenseman George Croteau  tied the game at 1 to I early in  the final period. The  Lighthouse ran into penally  problems and were short handed seven of the lasl 10 minutes  but miraculously Rod Bodmer  chipped in a short handed goal  with minutes to play to go  ahead 2 to I. Lighthouse Pub  goal tender Eddy Berinslein was  sensational in the dying minutes  even though ihey were short  handed plus the other team pull-  Minor Hockey results  In the Atom Division Interhouse game on January 14  between the Devils and the Jets  scoring for the Jets were Jeremy  Ruck, 2 goals, I assist; Bradley  Wing, 2 goals; Terry Gray, I  goal, 1 assist; Brook Hamilton,  I goal; Dominic Rolhlisberger,  I assist.  Scoring for the Devils were  Jesse Smith, 3 goals, 1 assist;  Nathan Penonzik, 1 goal;  Travis Soles, I assist; James  Rickbeil, 1 assist. Final score  Devils 4 and Jets 6.  In the Atom Division Interhouse game held January 13  between the Jets and the Wings  scoring for the Wings were Buddy Peers, I goal, 2 assists; Curtis Munson, 1 goal, 1 assist;  Travis Cummings, I goal, I  assist; Theo Desta, I goal: Riki  Peers, 1 goal; Calvin Steel, 1  assist; Sandy Callingham, 1  assist; Tyler Wilson. I assist.  Scoring for ihe Jets were  Jeremy Ruck, 3 goals; Ray  Blake, 2 assists; Jordy Radym-  ski, I assist; Terry Gray, I  assist. Final score Wings 5 and  Jets 3.  In the Atom Division Interhouse game between the  Wings and Devils scoring for  Wings were Buddy Peers, 6  goals; Scot Sutherland, 3 goals,  1 assist; Curtis Munson, 2  goals, 2 assists; Theo Desta, 1  assist; Sandy Callingham, 1  assist; Tyler Wilson, 1 assist;  Travis Cummings, I assist.  Scoring for the Devils were  James Rickbeil, 2 goals, 1 assist;  Steve Stevenson, I goal. Final  score Wings 11 and Devils 3.  The Atom All Stars Drifters  hosted the Killarney Reps, from  Burnaby Sunday, January 14.  Scoring for Sechelt were Buddy  Peers, 3 goals; James Rickbeil,  1 goal; Terry Gray, 1 goal;  Calvin Steele, 1 goal. Assisting  were Jordy Radymski, Riki  Peers, and Jeremy Ruck. Final  score Killarney 5 and Sechelt 6.  In the Pee Wee Division lnlerhouse game held January 19  between the Flames and the  Canucks scoring for the Flames  were Aaron Hamilton, I goal, 1  assist; Ben Devitt, I goal; Alex  Hamilton, 1 goal, I assist; Tyler  Gray, I goal; Jonathan Fawcus,  1 goal; Jesse Paquin, 1 assist;  Tige Pollock, 2 assists; Silas  White, 1 assist; Matt Fawcus, 3  assists.  Scoring for the Canucks were  Chemus Gaudry, 2 goals, 2  assists; Evan Myers, I goal, 1  assist; Bert Soles, 1 goal; Ryder  Irvine, 1 assist. Final score  Flames 5 and Canucks 4.  ed their goalie for an extra attacker.  In the finals on Sunday afternoon the Flashers ran into the  undefeated Mr. Lube Old Slicks  from Edmonton, Alberta. Il  was 4 to 2 for the Slicks at the  end of the first and the Flashers  ended up losing 7 to 3 with  Gord Pollock, Barry Wingfield,  and Brett McGillivray getting  the goals for the Flashers.  All in all it was a very successful tournament for the  Lighhouse and hopefully wilh a  few new players next season the  Flashers can go to Victoria and  bring back the Pacific Cup  again to the Sunshine Coasl.  NEXT WEEK'S GAMES  Wednesday, January 31,7:30  pm, TBA; Thursday, February  I, 7:30 pm, Wakefield vs. Buccaneers; Friday, February 2,  7:30 pm, Gilligans vs. Kings;  Saturday, February 3, 7 pm,  Buccaneers vs. Kings; Saturday,  February 3,9:15 pm, Hawks vs.  Wakefield.  In the Pee Wee Division Interhouse game held January 14  between the Hawks and the  Flames scoring for the Flames  were Tige Pollock, I goal, I  assist; Jesse Paquin, I goal.  Scoring for the Hawks were  Trent Turner, 4 goals, I assist;  Matt Radymski, 1 goal. Final  score Flames 2 and Hawks 5.  Headwater Marina (1986) M  GET IT UP QUICKER  WITH   DOELFINS  Boat Show Price - $79M  Our Price- $60M  883-2406  Reference: Point Atkinson F��' s.oo.umeM, n.��0��. ana i  r>      ...     n.       j     j T. plus 5 mm for each II ol rise  Pacific standard rime       ana ? wn io, .mi.��ot i.n  Boats In-Stock  TIDELINE  MARINE  5637 Wharf Rd..  Sechelt  885-4141  v\Av\\vvvv SS3 S v- r^cr&  Rugby starts  second half  by John Rainer  Howdy Rugby fans! Here we  go again; the second half of the  89-90 schedule is upon us. Having had a wonderful and restful  break, we began training in  earnest a few weeks ago. To all  those interested: Thursday  nights 7 pm to 9 pm al Langdale  Elementary gym.  Hopefully this abominable  situation will cease soon and  like all Rugby teams around the  world, we and the Sunshine  Coasl will benefit from the new  lighted practice field at Lower  Elphinstone.  Sorry sports fans, this past  weekend was a total compilation. The snow gods decided to  postpone the Vancouver Rugby  schedule for another week.  Hopefully your local Pigs will  be back next week, for a home  game vs. Red Lions.  And don'l forget dance wilh  the Pigs; February 17 at the  Sechelt Indian Band Hall.  Tickets available from all  club members. Come on out  and boogie!!  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 lor Miter information  Sundays  Family 1:00 - 3:30  Public 3:30-5.00  U/W Hockey 7:00-8 00  Mondays  Early Bird 6:30-8:30  Aqua-Fil 9:00-10:00  Ease-Me-ln 10:00-11:00  Noon Swim 11:30-1:00  Lessons 3:30-7:30  Swim Club 7:30 - 8:30  Swim Fit 8:30-9:30  Tutidrys  Thursdays  Parent & Tot  Adpt. Aquatics  Lessons  Public  Co-Ed Fitness  1:00-2:00  2:30-3:30  3:30-6:00  6:00-7:30  7:30-8:30  Fit & Fifty  Seniors Swim  Adpt. Aquatics  Lessons  Public  Co-Ed Fitness  9:30-10:30  10:30-11:30  2 30-3:30  3 30-6:00  6:00-7:30  7:30-8 30  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  Fit & Fifty  Seniors Swim  Noon Swim  Swim Club  Public  Teen  Fridays  6:30 - 8:30  9:00-10:00  10:00-10:30  10:30-11:30  11:30-1:00  3:30-5:30  5:30-7:00  7:30-9:00  Wedtwidayi Sana as Monday  ���a^\aJ>��a^iaii*����a*4ja^isi*��.  Public  Public  Saturdays  2:30-5:00  7:00-8:30  '-mi'-' ���"'ma" i~.i ii~.i <a't._.,��  Publication ol this schedule  sponsored by  Super Valu  ������MM i Coast News, January 29,1990  17.  These youngsters whirl in the excitement of figure skating it the  Sunshine Coast Ice Arena. -Nancy GamJiy photo  Underwater Hockey  by Cheryl Law  Junior Underwater Hockey  team starts up Sunday,  February 4 between 6 and 7 pm  at the Gibsons Pool. All youths  ages II to 15 years are welcome  to join this breathtaking sport!  You will learn snorkeling  skills, co-ordination, and all the  basic techniques of underwater  hockey. The cost will be $5 for  the first practice and $40 per  player for the season starting  February and continuing  through May.  Practices will be every Sunday from 6 to 7 pm.  I f you are 16 or older you can  join Ihe Suncoast Aquahawks  team and they practice between  7 and 8 pm every Sunday. Bring  your own mask, snorkel and  fins.  The first time you attend,  however, there will be equipment you can use.  This sport is enjoyed and  played by men and women of  all ages, so come have some fun  and exercise with us.  Strikes and Spares  CLASSIC LEAGUE:  Barb Christie  1-ollk Campbell  Bcmadtllt Paul  Ray Mahoney  Freeman Reynolds  TUES. COFFEE:  Nora SoUnsky  Mamie Baba  G.A. SWINGERS:  Cathy Martin  Hairy Walter  GIBSONS 'A':  Barb Christie  Bev DrombolLs  Leif Nelson  Rick Nelson  BALL & CHAIN:  Joanne Seward  Machete Whitlno,  Chris Lumsden  (ieorsc Williams  Dave Lumsden  PHUNTASTIQUE:  Dariene Humbird  Tom Constable  NIGHT OWLS:  Hinor Penfokl  Mkhele Whiting  227-aTW  256-907  2934SI  277-OT2  241-412  242471  249473  250449  225411  250413  289497  245497  315-718  250450  247469  256-700  348-725  284-749  262420  259475  250482  256-717  Ray Mahoney  232478  Gordon Jackson  279-700  SECHELT G.A.'S:  Lucille dapper  270456  Andy Leslie  259446  WED. COFFEE:  Kim Price  255414  Jan Carmkhael  217434  SLOUGH-OFFS:  Vera Summerfdl  223419  Lucille Clapper  270448  YBCJKS:  Jason Ruck  325444  NATIONAL CLASS:  Dariene Humbird  329-733  Ray Mahoney  268494  Rick Nelson  343430  n Halfmoon Bay  Continued from page 10  They will be without jumping  or running, bul will give you a  good workout. A few more  names are needed before she  can go ahead and make arrangements for place and time.  Call Joan at 885-2099 in the  evenings.  HALFMOON BAY QUIET?  It's not so quiet around here  when people get their backs up  about something. Take for instance the post office situation.  Residents consider the closure  unacceptable and are making  their feelings known.  This is bul one example of the  need for the Area B Ratepayers'  Association lo get formed  again. If you feel that you  would like lo see this happen  please give me a call. Would  just like to see how much interest there is.  SUDDEN PASSINGS  The many friends of Norman  Clark of Redrooffs Road are  saddened to learn of his sudden  death while on vacation in  Reno.  There will be a memorial service at a later date at Burt-  quitlam Funeral Parlout.  This is not good news day for  Halfmoon Bay. Have just  learned with shock of the passing of Jack Mercer of Buccaneer Marina and know that  our hearts are with Jean and  family at this sad time.  There will be a service on  Wednesday, January 31 at the  Bethel Baptist Church in Sechelt  at 1 pm.  BONDS FOR YOUR  RRSP. WITH NO  ACQUISITION FEE.  With Industrial Bond Fund, you invest in high quality government and  corporate bonds lo generale monlhly inlerest income (and possibly capital  gains) lor your RRSP.  Betler yd, because there is no acquisition fee, every dollar you Invest  goes to work Immediately.  When it comes 10 withdrawing money, redemption is easy and,  depending upon the lime and method of withdrawal, may be free of  redemption charges.   -_.,,.  So If you're looking for mon- in an RRSP, look no further than  Industrial Bond Fund.  Return the coupon or call us today.  Hedrmpllan lies en J. J* - 1st yr.. )* - M yr.. 1* - 3rd end  4th in.. /���> - 5/�� yr.. 0* thereafter. Up to /��*. of your Imtslrrmt mey  be withdraw each year wllhuut Incurring redemption fees, lath  distributions by Ihe fund are nol subject lo redemption fees; but are  applied aialnil Ihe /0ft free redemption amount. Any offer made only  by prospectus.  Mall To:  I rtna. ail. r��, mm talnm.tio" na  letsstM aca I'aad .��f ��.i�����  ,M I. m ����sr Id MM lr��.,n�� add  c��il.l a*"-  MMIII  cm  msuu.  COM   IMM      ItSSiir  Mackenzie  Carol A. Oppelt, V.P.  Midland Dolwty Limited  P.O. Box 49020  Three Benlall Centre  Vancouver. B.C. V7X 1C3  Switchboard (604)688-2111  Direct Line: (604)861-7782  Res.: (604)732-3249  Or, It mora com/mlent, mall to:  CAROL A. OPPELT, V.P.  Midland Dolwty Limited  Boa 5. Murray's Site  R.R. #1  Haltmoon Bay, BC. VON 1V0  On The Rocks  Valentine Bonspiel this week  by Hairy Turner  Bonspiel weekend is upon us  again and the club is all  decorated with hearts. It must  be a Valentine's Spiel. Thirty-  two rinks are entered in this  year's spiel and it got off to a  very good start on Friday.  Curling by any standard is a  very fascinating game because it  demands co-ordination and  concentration to execute every  shot. It also takes a lot of competitive stamina lo dance away  the early hours of the evening  and then go out and curl from  One to three in the morning (or  maybe it is a little stupidity).  Although top level curling  has become very competitive,  our club spiel is competitive  enough for most of us and we  enjoy the level of competition  provided by the outside rinks  who cause us to rise a little  beyond ourselves.  We certainly have seen some  very good, closely fought  games. We will do our best to  make this the very best spiel  ever so lhat all our visitors will  wish to return another year.  Again, lots of club members  to thank for their volunteer activities at the club. Special  thanks have to go to Terry and  Marie Conner this time because  they have both taken on very  large tasks.  Marie is co-ordinating the kitchen help and Terry is coordinating the bar. Many others  are willingly helping out designing draws, cleaning ice and  volunteering their services for  the kitchen or bar.  Chopper is responsible for  the supper Saturday night so a  special thanks also goes to him.  We also want to thank a very  able executive who lead us  throughout the season. It is nice  to see a few oldtime faces  around the club this season. Hi  Gus and Verda, Cec, Bernice,  Pat and Pearl.  Next week we will let you  know who the bonspiel winners  were. We hope our local rinks  take home the lions share of the  prizes. We like those outside  rinks to come, but we do like to  beat them.  SUNSHINE COAST  INSURANCE AGENCIES ltd.  1102 KERNS PLAZA  GIBSONS. 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Heater Cores & Gas Tanks  AUTOS TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  New, Used & Rebuilt  5580 Whirl   Ask About Pick-Up i Delivery Man. - Sal  (Old Forestry Bulldlngi)     jW        865-79811/  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  ZORNIS  ROOFING  Specializing In all types of  FREE      commercial & residential roofing  ALL WORK  ESTIMATES 886-2087 eves,   guaranteed  D.R. CLAPP       ^  &  ASSOCIATES  BUILDING & DESIGN  -Posl & Beam New Homes" Renovations 886-3811  rDA.Rai.TZ Glass & Door Ltd. x  Bifolds ��� Screens ��� Garage Doors  Prehung Doors ��� Aluminum Windows  8745 Young Street S��� Chllllwack, B.C. V2P 4P3  Bill Allan-Sales Bus. 792-0088  Res 853-4101 Fax 792-3475  "We service the entire Sunshine Coast"  -���CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT  AL VANCE  883-9046  SEA m HORSE  (F    CONSTRUCTION  COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL QUALITY FINISHING  ' L-Q BUILDING >  CONTRACTORS  Surveying, Foundations, Framing Siding, Patios, Stairs  "Custom Building"  COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL  "We liwlcl  fni from The Biillrrm Up.1'  ��'."��� Qulrton     * FREE ESTIMATES * 885-9201/  ICAP1? Constructiiom Ltd  Agents tor J&E Prelab Homes  Call 984-3386 or 929-5200 In Vancouver  CLEANING SERVICES ���  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon lo Oles Cove  Commercial Containers Available  886-2938  CONCRETE SERVICES.  1 OP LiINE L'ONCRETfe  Curbs, Retaining Walls  'We build 'em, We pour 'em'  Free Estimates 885-9203  ��� CONCRETE SERVICES*  ��� GEN. CONTRACTORS  MISC SERVICES ���  Ready Mix Concrete  ' C . . Sand t Gravel  ���N.  SECHELT PLANT  885-7180  ���    CONCRETE  -O LTD  3  if aWNC rut SUN1HIM coast I  GIBSONS PLANT |  MMI74  AtM  ���S*       THE  RENOVATIONS WITH  A TOUCH OF CLASS     ,,  COMMERCIAL .RESIDENTIAL I  IMPROVER W5���\  UTX imltmoon bay)  FREDERICK fiOERTZ LTD.^  Complete Binocular Repairs  Repair Facilities  From Experienced Technicians  for any inquiries lor old t new binoculars   Phone 684-5377 (Van)  ">0�� TKC itsr or srjnrici"!  Swanson's  i   ���     -������- -rsrwi-r^RBady-Mix Ltd.  |��� ja noun CINTML OiSMIC*-.       a-    in��� ACCOUHTl .  r885-9666l I88S-53331  1 Batch riemtt on IB* SunailM CoaH  GUbbom ��� Socb.ll ��� Ptaear Harbour  ��� ELECTRICAL CONTR  /      Olson Electric      N  General Electrical Contractor  flee estimates Including a.C Hydro electric Plus  Residential ��� Commercial 885-1939  J3ENNIS OLSON Box 2271, Sechelt ���>  lor the Professional     a k  and the Homeowner    Ihm\  RE NT-IT!  CANADA INC.  Ill    TOOLS & EQUIPMENT     j9K  15540 Inlet Ave., Sechelt        885-2848 J  JACOBSEN FEEDS        ^  6452 Norwest Bay Road  888-9869 Your Authorized Dealer  We carry a complete line ol  B  ^Animal Feeds & Supplies      g growjng pK^j  IVIIDWAY-POWER'LINE  "-SERVICES LTD"  vale & Industrial  Electrical Contractor  gh & Low Voltage Power Lines  actoA   I  IOO     ���    .  HEATING  .883-9483L.L/  EXCAVATING  WOOD HEAT  All facets ol STEVE Certified  wood heating      christian      ^MoIm  AC Building Supplies    883-9551  Branka's Store Design  Window Display ��� Merchandising ���  Decorating ��� Store Design ���  21 yurs experience 886-2063  (     Versatile Tractor Co .    ^  SMALL JOB SPECIALISTS  Landscape Rake - Backhou - Loader  Rototiller ��� Plow  PI). 886-9959 or 886-4859    Pratt Rd.. Gibsons. BC  ICG LIQUID GAS  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  8852360  Hwy 101, across St.  Irom Big Mac's. 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B C VON ZHO    (MMiaaM'M  Ernie Fallis  Contracting  'if Complete Backhoe Service 7*  886-9192  For successful  BUSINESS MEETINGS  Large or Small  CEDARS INN  895 Hwy. 101, Gibsons  Fax 886-3046    886-3008 J  r Salt Water Licences jj.  * Motel & Campsites  * Water Taxi ^sWajasW-  * Marine Repairs        * Ice and Tackle   883-2266  CHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD  i 731 NORTH ROAD   886-2912 j  r*>  merCrui/cr  Mercury Outboards  V0lV�� AB HADDOCK MARINE ltd.  garden Bay. BC       "*���AE"S  ��n in i Mm an������ mibi mil m  883-2811  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE  Custom Cutting - Planing  Bevel Siding ��� Posts & Beams  Chris Nipper 886-3468  R.RJ4, S6, C78,  VOIbaona, B.C. VON IVO  COAST BOBCAT SERVIC!  Small In Size - Big In Production  Posl Hnlcs - Trenching  Spreading Levelling  Ughl Hauling ��.����<������..  ��v 885-7061   SECHELT ��������,<�����1  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd!  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CONTRACTORS  'ALLAN PAINT  FREE ESTIMATES SEVEN OAVS A WEEK  INTERIOR - EXTERIOR PAINTING  RESOENTIAt ��� INDUSTRIAL   COMMERCIAL  Mark A. Machines  CENTURY ROCK  Rock Wall        Facings one enan  Pillos Planters OOD-5910  -Residential���Commercials��� Industrial..  PAINTING      N  30 Years Experience     Fully Equipped  Free Estimates       m       ,  M.B. Painting    gL  Marcel Beaunoyer 886-9626    "^U  3��i~  ���- ���"���-���-.    -      .- : Sj��:  -  -   .-������^-' ������   ������: ���:��� -���  - ��� �� ���<^a ajje*"' ^.:^..l--*, ������ Thanks for support  Editor  The directors of the Gibsons  Community Self-Help Association and the volunteers at the  thrift store and food bank  would like to thank the many  residents of Gibsons and  neighbourhoods who supported  their work during 1989.  Thanks to your contributions  of clothes and household items  to Nifty Thrifty's and your  direct cash and food contributions to the food bank, we have  been able lo assist needy folks,  both long term residents and  newcomers to the community,  who are experiencing temporary  difficulties.  Many of these people, when  their situations improve, con  tribute to the thrift store and  food bank, either directly or in  volunteer time. And so, our  work, supported by you, helps  to restore personal dignity.  Thank you. We look forward  lo your continuing support in  1990.  Eileen Spencer  President  SEA TO SKY HOT TUBS  & POOL ACCESSORIES  PRESENTS THE  WINTER  SPLASHDOWN  BLOW OUT SALE!  HOT TUBS STARTING AS LOW AS  $2595.  OAC. Financing Available, Rentals,  Gazebo's, Chemicals.  Ask about tax breaks  Located in the  Sunnycrest Mall  Feb. 1st 'till Feb. 4th  Relax in your own private Oasis.  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Phone   ******-  ���JRb 886-8868  &����*   SHOWROOM at  SECHELT FURNITURELAND  SalespeVsoT. Tues.-Sal. 12:30-5  THI FLOOR STORE Al YOUR DOOR S  I    VINYL SIDING  /Replacement Windows, Solariums1  T1?\  Gibsons  886-4856  Vancouver  929-2353  f     Complete, Conlidentiil, & frotesstonai  BUSINESS * PFBSONAL OFFICE SERVICES  WlMHISTEKSmm  vANinuvm. b.(.  IM'S  FUEL INJECTION SERVICE  2r> VV.rr, ()f I i;n'nerur Al Ynur Se/y/cg  The fuel injection system is the heart of the diesel  engine, have your fuel injection equipment serviced  for maximum engine performance   By |IM BANKS  Oi'/wiii/able Oervtce Al a Reasonable Price  324-1715  r  Coast News, January 29,1990  Letters to the  More prudent management  Editor:  The article on Witherby Tree  Farms was hopefully about the  future for forestry in BC. Intense silvaculture of previously  logged areas by knowledgable  and responsible local owners  should be the predominate  forest management unit.  Mr. Bill Wright's comments  on the gutting of the Provincial  Forest Service are also pertinent.  Unfortunately Mr. Wright  senior's remarks in a column in  the Vancouver Sun in December  cast a very black cloud on the  whole situation. Rarely have I  read as short-sighted a statement by someone so obviously  well intentioned as the following:  "Given 60 or 70 more years  to do the job, (the forest industry) will clear away the remaining static or declining old  forests to make way for  dynamic new second growth  stands. There will be a great increase in the timber harvest.  "Full development and utilization of the old forest will  open it up to ihe practise of  silvaculture. It will make room  for new parks and ecological  Personal appeal  Editor:  This is a very personal appeal  from a very disappointed and  frustrated mother and father.  We have a little lu-year-old girl  whom we cherish who weighs 65  pounds and stands three feel 10  inches.  Our sweet child came home  from school yesterday, January  25 with a white envelope clutched to her chest sobbing, I've  been kicked off the bus because  there are too many new children  in our area, so all the Grades 5,  6 and 7 have lo walk from now  on.  And sure enough there it was  in black and white as of Monday, January 29, (lots of notice)  that is what the dreaded white  envelope said.  Now don't gel me wrong. 1  understand the fiscal point of  view, however try explaining  that to a group of 10-year-olds  that we don't have enough  money to drive you to school  anymore. You are big enough  to walk.  But then again I ojon't know  about you people, bul me, I will  never be big enough lo walk  from Franklin Road (our  residence) up lhal lovely lillle  hill with all that scenic traffic in  rain, sleet, hail and even hot  sunshine, five days a week.  Plus the fact it would take  another one and a half hours  Feeding  fowl  Editor:  When down al Gibsons  Marina, I have noliced kind  folk feeding the ducks and  domestic geese which slay in the  sheltered waters of our harbour.  I would mention, however,  that bread has very little nutritional value to birds and in time  they may suffer from a  malnutrition problem and  ultimately starvation.  In the cold winter months,  when food is scarce, I would appeal to you to buy either wheal  or hen scratch to feed the ducks,  geese and pigeons. A large 20  kilogram bag from the feed  store costs around seven dollars  and will last for weeks.  It is wonderful we have so  many caring people who look  after the needs of wild creatures  in the winter and, wilh the proper diel, we can look forward  once again to the antics of dabbling ducks and ducklings in the  summer months ahead.  For those of you who  wondered what happened to the  white goose which appeared lo  have injured one of its legs, and  'disappeared' some months  ago, we have been trying, with  ihe help of two veterinarians, lo  cure the goose of a deep-rooted  foot infection,  Over the last couple of months his condition has improved  and if this continues hopefully  he will be able to return to his  Hock in the Spring.  Irene M. Davy  Wildlife Rehabililaior  SPCA  Editor:  RE: SPCA election held  January 21.  This is lo correct a false statement made regarding Business  Licence No. 156 (Sechelt) in a  last minute attempt trying to  prove conflict of inleresl to stop  Rosalene Ayres from running  for president.  No. 156 was staled as being  Rosalene's business licence  whereas it is business licence of  Allan J. Ayres al his own place  of residence.  Rosalene Ayres' business  licence No. 522 (Sechell) is for  grooming and clipping al her  own place of residence on  Norwest Bay Road and does not  prove conflict of interest.  Allan J. Ayres  Member of SPCA  per day of my child's already  full day lo accomplish this feat.  Plus she, her Dad and myself  are striving to find out why  every other Grade 5 student in  Ihe school district still has bus  service available lo ihem.  So in our quest for answers  we as parents will do our best to  wade our way through the  bureaucracy and red tape, but  at this point we are two, I think,  of very many disappointed  parents at the lack of Com-  monsense, Courtesy, and Care  (lhal has been so strongly stressed by Gibsons Elementary this  year) exhibited in this decision  made by Secretary Treasurer for  our district.  So beware all parents this  may be you soon.  Trudy and George Heller  reserves. It will create new job  and generate revenues to sub-,  port schools, roads and hospCj  tals." ���<  Foresters, like so many of^  their comrades in the applied  sciences, have yet to grasp the  fundamental changes in man's  approach to nature that result [  from scientific discovery in our j  century. _/  The earth was not created fqr^  our use: a four and one half ���  billion year old planet in a lens J  of billions year old universe  with life forms evolving over  billions of years is not managed ;  prudently by taking an eco- j  system that took millions of'  years to develop in all ils com*  plexily and logging it off in 10ut  years.  Al the same time as we begin I  lo understand the true time  frames and man's true position ���  in nature we are also becoming '���  aware that with modern !  technology and populations'  man is changing the world and  we had better become responsK  ble and manage prudently.  It is ridiculously myopic and ���  vain lo advocate the removal of  "static and declining" old j  growth (containing some trees;'  lhat are 40 human generations'"  old) in order to plant a beller-  human made forest. "  Furthermore the forest industry eager to mine the wealth*,  built up over millenia for very;  short term bottom lines loves  the rationale about better trees j  and economic growth forever. ���  W.R. Henderson j  INDUSTRIAL  FIRST AID     ..     r \  TRAINWqv < ^ v^7>\^;  in.-Gtttft0M I ��&0%*f& \ "M k> ,*.'  \ ���������;.������    tv*--4,-s-ii.-  ���;��' -. Ji  " "St Aid School  ., JiiStructor Patricia Monk  0T" March 12 ��� 23  Call BeFit Body Works 886-4606  or Vancouver 874-3913  Member of  ALLIED...  The Careful Movers  STORAGE  ��� 10,000 sq. ft. of heated, gov't approved storage.  ��� Dust-free storage in closed wooden pallets.  LEN WRIV'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  Pender Harbour Customers  HWY. 101, GIBSONS      Please CALL COLLECT Mfi-rtM  iOAIf IIWI  Notice Board  v  Adult Children ol Alcoholics mealing Monday nights. 7:30 pm at St Mary's Church  Hall. Gibsons ��� Call Anna 885-5281  Parents and Tots Drop-In 9:30-11:30 Mon��� St Hilda's Church Hall. Tues Davis  6.iy/Wilson Creek Hall. Wed. & Fri. Gibsons United Church, plus 12:30 lo 2:30  Wed Gibsons United Church Hall. For info call 885-5881  Parenls as Preventers ��� a workshop lor parents thai emphasizes the cenlral role  pjienis play in inlluencing Iheir children lo make healthful choices regarding such  issues as alcohol and drug use. Elphinstone cafeteria, Jan. 29 al 7 pm: Chatelech  High School. Jan. 30 al 7:30 pm.  Slop Smoking/Breath Free plan. $25 materials lee. tree introductory meeting Tues.  Jan 30 al 7pm. Phone 886-9334 lor inlo or pre-reg. Limited enrollment  RNABC Meeting Thurs. Feb. 1 al 7:30pm, St. Mary's board room, speaker Irom Project Parent For inlo call 883-2379.  Sechelt Marsh Society regular meeling Feb. 2 al the Arts Cenlre. Guest speaker Gary  Kaiser Irom The Canadian Wildlife Service, subject - Conservation & Seabirds.  Gibsons Business & Profassional Club next meeting Feb. 5 at 6 pm. Speaker Russell  Cium on Meech Lake. For into call 886-3438.  Hospice Training Program Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 and March 3, 9am to 4pm at Home  Support Society. Suite 202, 5710 Teredo Square. For into call Rosemary at  885-5585.  Sunshine Coast Equestrian Club general meeting Feb. 1 al 7:30 pm at the Community Use Room al Roberts Creek Elementary. Memberships are due.  Coasl Assoc, lor the Preservalion ol till Environment (CAPE) will meet on Thurs. Feb.  1 al 1.30 pm al Rockwood Cenlre. New members welcome. For info call 885-7502.  Coast Model Railroad Club meeting Feb. 1 al 7:30 pm. 549 Sargent Rd.. Gibsons for  those interested in model railroading. For inlo call Jake at 886-4918 aft. 5pm.  Sunshine Coast Hospice Training Program begins Feb. 10. Registration deadline  Feb. 1. For info call 885-5144.  Arts, Crafts & Swapmeat at Pender Harbour Community Hall, Saturday, February 3  Irom 10 am. Call Hans Schroeder, 883-2573 lo book tables. 20.  Coast News, January 29,1990  Letters to the Editor    )  Planning for our environment's future  Editor:  In the dark of night when I  look south I can see from my  living room window the lights  of automobiles travelling past  Nanaimo. That is the northern  *CKMD-0U>-MUIQNK9'>>  SERVICE  OIL  and  FILTER  CHANGE  ���Install up lo 4 Litres ol Aulopar  Motor Oil in cars and up lo 5 Litres  in light trucks Install Autopar Oil  Filler  ���Inspect C-V Joint Pools (where  applicable)  $29  95  M0S1 L*GHT TRUCKS  s33  95  3t  WI GIW TOU COOO OLD FASMIGWO tt MICE  40s.   CUSTOMER  W   CARE *._a  SKOOKUM  CHRYSLER  886-3433  Dealer 8084  end of the Esquimalt to Nanaimo Railway which was built by  the Canadian Pacific Railway  near the end of the last century.  My English grandfather,  Thomas Tansey, was one of the  contractors who organized the  laying of the rails. My father  was a conductor. It has served  the people well in all those years  but now Brian Mulroney's  government plans to do away  with it and all other small  railways of its kind across  Canada.  This has made a great many  people unhappy. The people of  our coast, however, have protested so effectively that my  grandfather's train, (he E and  N, is still running.  These railways no longer  burn coal as ihey used to do bul  use diesel oil as a fuel which is  nol harmful to the environment. A ride on a train is much  more convenient than on a bus.  A train has a dining car where  passengers can have meals and  is an attraction for tourists.  The task force set up by the  New Democratic Party is concerned about the build-up of  'greenhouse gas' over our country. This condition is caused by  the burning of fossil fuels such  as coal, heating oil and gasoline.  Canada and the US have five  per cent of the world's population, yet their combined consumption of fossil fuels is 25 per  cent of world usage. Our country and the US are equally at  fault.  Through the destruction of  the forests and the burning of  fossil fuels large quantities of  carbon dioxide are released into  the atmosphere, causing the  'greenhouse effect'.  Apparently, a new technology has been developed which  relies partly upon the recycling  of carbon already in the earth's  surface. This can be combined  with a form of alcohol made  from farm crops as the result is  elhanol. This chemical can be  Some changes can be made  Editor's Note: The following  was received for publication.  Honourable John Reynolds  Minister of the Environment  Victoria, B.C.  Dear Mr. Reynolds:  Thank you for attending our  public meeting on December 17.  Your presence and the tremendous public response demonstrated the urgency we all feel  about this issue. We would like  to respond to some of your  comments and make some  recommendations.  Your answer lo a number of  people who demanded an end to  illegal pollution from our pulp  mills was thai "we cannot make  changes overnight." We  understand this. We also  understand lhat the changes  necessary to convert to environmentally safe methods will  require careful planning and  major construction.  At the same time there are  some changes and commitments  thai your ministry could institute now. These changes, if  undertaken, would accomplish  two things. First they would  significantly reduce the amount  of pollution entering the water  and poisoning our seafood.  Second, they would clearly  and publicly demonstrate your  government's commitment lo  the type of changes that virtually all workers, environmentalists, fishermen and the  general public are demanding.  These principles need no further discussion. You yourself  have already recognized the importance of several of these  points.  I,  Mills  must  immediately  a/5  SendaUNICEFcard,  Save a child's life.  unicef  OH c*i toJMrt* i aoc.'W irTDifjfjai.aorMi,  No one knows your  car better  C.o��*��  VEHICLE  INSPECTION  FACILITY  OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK  SUNCOAST  MOTORS  L  T  D  ��e��*  1117 Sunshine Coasl Hwy     qqa  Q01 Q  Gibsons - near Pralt    OOO'D-C I 0  '-'Isse  restrict their output to their  designed operating level. Production above this level is inefficient and leads to much greater  amounts of pollution per ton of  product.  2. M.O.E. must notify mills  that all deals and variance  orders lo exceed permits are off.  These 'understandings' make it  more difficult to prosecute mills  who exceed their pollution permits.  3. M.O.E. must charge and  publish names of all mills exceeding permits. The law must  apply to all equally.  4. M.O.E. must commit to  goal of zero discharge of  organochlorines and other  pollutants. Anything less means  thai some level of environmental destruction is acceptable.  5. M.O.E. must commit to  government, on-site, round-the-  clock testing and full public  disclosure of results. Monitoring must be designed for the  protection of the public, not for  the convenience of Ihe pulp  mills.  6. Commitment to joint federal/provincial inquiry into the  lad; of enforcement and  monitoring of industry. We  must get to the bottom of administrative and political  obstructions to environmental  protection,  7. Moratorium on expansion  of existing mills and construction of new mills unless organo-  chlorine free technology is  employed. More investment into out-dated, polluting systems  will make it more difficult to  convert to environmentally safe  systems in the future.  Mr. Reynolds, we would appreciate if you could respond to  each of these points. The coalition accordingly invites you to  attend our next meeting on  February 6 at 9:30 am at the  United Fishermen and Allied  Workers' Union.  If you are not free on this  date, please let us know and we  will try to arrange another time.  Richard Tarnoff  Coalition Coordinator  UFAWU  Pulp Paper and Woodworkers  of Canada  West Coast Environmental  Law Association  Ocean Resources Conversation  Alliance  Environmental Watch  Greenpeace  Steelhead Society  Save Howe Sound Society  BC Wildlife Federation  Pacific Trailers Assoc.  Ill-qualified  mixed with regular gasoline and  reduce carbon dioxide emmis-  sion.  Another segment of the  energy issue which our government fails to consider, is the  conservation of what energy  resources we already have.  Hydroelectric power is clean  and does no damage to the  earth's atmosphere and plants  can be built wherever they will  not flood agricultural land or  land owned by our Native  citizens.  The NPD Task Force recommends: I. The federal government should adequately fund  research and development into  alternative energy sources such  as wind and solar power, and  such alternative fuels as  hydrogen and ethanol.  2. Energy megaprojects  should be reconsidered in the  light of research on the environmentally damaging effects  of fossil fuels.  Isabel Ralph  Editor:  The recent kerfuffle over  Mayor Strom's cryptic war on  drugs poster is an unfortunate  distraction from an important  fact: Mayor Strom is ill-  qualified to wage war on drug  abuse.  Mayor Strom has little  knowledge of drugs, a situation  reminiscent of the Vietnam war  where soldiers fought an enemy  that they often couldn't identify  in a war that they didn't understand. Innocent people were killed in the Vietnam war, and innocent people will be injured in  Mayor Strom's war on drugs.  Mayor Strom labels longhaired youths (and dissipated  women) as dangerous undesirables. She says (by not saying)  that alcohol and prescription  drug abuse is okay. She urges us  to report our friends, family,  and neighbours to Crimestop-  pers for smoking marijuana.  She makes a complete fool of  herself to those of us well-  educated in substance abuse and  pharmacology.  Mayor Strom, please, educate yourself from sources other  than the US Moral Majority.  Expand your readings to incude  authors with a broader than  'Reefer Madness' mentality.  Consult the medical profession,  law enforcement officers and  drug users.  You will learn that alcohol,  heroin, and cocaine are the top  three causes of violent crime  and death. You will learn that  diazepam (Valium and its ilk) is  one of the most commonly  abused, most addictive, and  most insidious drugs available  on or off the street.  Law enforcement officers will  tell you that they don't make  the laws,  they only enforce  them, and that most of their  problems arise directly from  alcohol and hard-drug abuse.  To quote an anonymous Vancouver staff sergeant, "Nobody  ever smokes a joint and beats up  his wife or wracks up a stolen  car or robs a senior citizen. If  everybody smoked pot instead  of doing some other stuff, our  work would be cut in half."  Drug users will tell you that  there is virtually no peer  pressure to smoke pot, unlike  the pressure to 'take a drink'.  They will tell you that marijuana does not lead to hard  drugs any more than drinking  mother's milk leads to drinking  alcohol. They will tell you that  preaching 'the evils of marijuana' to your children only  causes them to reject all other  warnings you give about drugs  when they learn (and they will)  that you are misinformed about  pot.  Mayor Strom should make  an attempt to educate herself  before she does any more  damage with her crusade of ignorance.  Name withheld by request  Reunion  Editor:  A reunion of former Grants  Mine School and Lantzville  School students will be held in  Lantzville sometime during the  summer of 1990.  If you are one, contact committee members Armand Caillet  or Jack Mrus for further  details. The Reunion Committee, PO Box 501, Lantzville,  BC, V0R 2H0.  Armand Caillet  Lantzville, BC  LIVING FAITH  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whlttaker Road & Coast Highway  (former St. John's United Church!  Davis Bay  Rev. Frank W. Schmilt, Pastor  Sunday Church School     9:30 am  (in home at 4862 Coast Highway)  For informalion call BB5-5792  Sunday Worship 11:00 am  For information 8B5-2374 or  885-9219  Everyone Warmly Welcomed!  -StUSJtS-  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Classford Road 11:15 am  Sunday School 11:15 am  ST. lOHN'S  DavisBay 9;30am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Slan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  -����lts-  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30 am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm in homes  Wednesday  Bible Study 7:30 in homes  |. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488 Office 885-9707  -jr.*.*-  ANGIICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  St. Columha of lona Parish  B835 Redrooffs Rd��� Halfmoon Bay  The Rev. E.S. Gale: 1-525-6760  Informalion: BB5-7088  "Prayer Btiuk Anglican"   JK��  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30 am  Worship Service 11:00 am  Hour of Inspiration 7:00 pm  Cai Mclver, Pastor  Arlys Peters, Music Minister  "The Biblv as if is...  hr People as they are."   _*��.��. j��-   GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you lo join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  New Testament Church  5531 Wharf Rd., Sechell  Sun. Worship Service      10:30am  Wed. Bible Sludy 7:30 pm  Morning Prayer 6:30-7:45 am  Tues.-Sat.  New Life Christian Academy  Enroling Kindergarten - Grade 12  Pastor Ivan Fox  Principal, David Cliff  Phone 885-4775 or 885-2672  '  -.����.*-  ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  Rev. Esther North 886-7410  The Anglican Parish of  51. Aidan & St. Bartholomew   tt' u a>   PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Sunday School -all ages    9:45 am  Prayer & Bible Sludy  Wednesday 7:30 pm  883-2374 & 883-9441  Pasior Mike Klassen  Affiliated with the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  -*>.<**_  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Si hool Rd., opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone: Church Office 886-7107  Pastor D.in Mac Aulay 886-7107  Youth PaSIOt I. Morris: 886-1499  Affiliated with the  Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada   �� ����� tt   _ THE  JL ANGLICAN CHURCH  LA       OF CANADA  St. Hilda's - Sechelt  Sunday Services 849:30 am  Nursery & Sunday School 9:30 am  St. Andrew's - Pender Harbour  Regular Sunday Worships 11:30 am  885-5019 Rev. |une Maffin  "We extend a Warm Welcome  lo ail"  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  5:00 pm, St. Mary's, Gibsons  Sunday  9:00 am, Indian District  10:00 am, Holy Family, Sechelt  12:00 noon, SC Mary's, Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4:00-4:30 pm Holy Family, Sechelt  2nd & 4th Sat. 4:30-5:00 pm St. Mary's, Gibsons  885-9526  i*tfi��2Ja--^-.A*jr.iA'-=-.j*��rr.**a*, s��  n'      i ��������� '-   '���   :  ���"   ���      -  ^���-..,.. . ..',.   .... : . -   ���_��_&& Coast News, January 29,1990  21.  CCOAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS^  Homes  8. Property  Homes   II      3-  8. Property   I'  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  -IN PENDER HARBOUR���  The Coast News  (Madeira Park Shopping Centre) 883-9099  Marina Pharmacy 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  ���IN HALFMOON BAY-  B & J Store 885 9435   IN SECHELT   The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  ��� IN DAVIS BAY���  Peninsula Market 885-9721  -IN WILSON CREEK-  Wllson Creek Campground 885-5937  ���IN ROBERTS CREEK���  Seaview Market 885-3400   IN GIBSONS���^-^  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  3 PM AT COAST NEWS OFFICES  SECHELT & GIBSONS  LUXURY  SECHELT MARSH TOWNHOUSE  End unit No. 9 with marsh view.  1200 plus sq. It.. 3 storey unique architeclure, skylights,  enclosed garage, slone paved  patio and private enlrance. teak  loyer. 2 baths. 2 private decks,  large master bedroom/-study  wilh glass-roofed Jacuzzi on adjoining patio. 3rd slorey guesl  room with inlet view, solid oak  cabinetry throughout, utility,  storage, open stairwells with  turnilure landings. 6 appliances  plus central vacuum, large dining bay window, fireplace.  vaulted cedar ceiling, design  verticals and padded valances,  beige and oil-while decor. 5  minute walk to village cenlre.  Adults, council, gardener.  $77/mo. mainlenance.  -MMMTNOW $129,000.  885-2126 message.  KAPP  Construction!  Ltd.  Agents lor  J4E Prelab Homes  These easy lo assemble  packages allow lor savings  ol thousands ol dollars on a  new home. Call 994-3386 or  929-5200 in Vancouver.  Two 50'X100' adjoining lots on  Keats Island close to water, level,  well treed, water & power avail.  985-5449 or 980-7651 for further  inlo. itSsr  1.3 Acres. 5 Lots subdivldable.  Greal Potential. View Lots. Gun  Club Rd. 885-3630. #5sr  Beautilul large view lot In Lower  Gibsons, $45,000. 835-9778;  #5sr  3 bdrm. modern home, view,  Gower. large lot, mini. $140,000.  885-9397 #6sr  Pender1 Harbour. 2 bdrm. mobile  on private lot, $40,000.  276-2338. #5sr  Lot 100'x173' cleared, level.  8086 Dogwood Drive, Welcome  Woods. $24,900. No Agents.  883-2433. #6sr  Near new 3 bdrm. rancher c/w  l'/i baths, w/w carpel, laundry  area, carport & easy care yard.  Located in bay area, Gibsons, 'It  block Irom beach. Exc. value at  $89,900 Call 886-8356.     #5ss  Lot. 60'x120' #50 Creekside,  $28,000.483-4833. #6ss  Qwtn ind Liz (and Sandy, tool) will be hippy to  help you plan your Classified Ad at Peninsula  market, our Friendly People Place In Davis Bay.  J  3 bdrm. with 2 bdrm. in-law suite  plus 2 bdrm. rancher on same  property, both with ocean view  and presently rented, annual  revenue $21,000. asking  $186,000. Phone 886-8327. No  agents please. #7  Seeking private financing tor  home in Pender Harbour area. I  have $10,000 cash and a good  credit rating. 883-9550.        #7  ^  The LOWEST  Ilassified Ad Rate;  (minimum) for 10 words  \\  $400  25    *or ea(h 'dditional word  Births, lost S, round fftlti  Pay (or 2 weeks, Get the 3rd week FREE  When paid by CASH, CHfQUl  or MONIY OU>t*  Suite SeUTcLAssiFiEps  They run until your item is sold!  *15      (or up lo 10 words *1       per additional word  Your ad, featuring one Item only, will run for four consecutive  weeks and will then be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it  for another four, bv Saturday, 3 om.  NO CHARGE FOR RINIWAL lor as long as you want!  iNot .v.ilablp lo commercial advr-rlitml  All CLASSIFIED ADS must be PRE-PAID before insertion.  For your convenience, use your MASTERCARD or VISA!  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  At "Friendly People Places"  and at COAST NEWS Office  Pender Harbour FRIDAY 4:30 PM  A,COASTSfe!'   Saturday, 3 PM  COAST NEWS Classifieds  The LOWEST Price!  The HICHEST Circulation! FAX: (M-7725  The FIRST on the street!  Cowile St., Sechell 885*S9S0 Crutce Lane, Gibsons 886-2622  Madeira Psrk Shopping Center, Pender Haibour 883*9099  ANDERSON REALTY  The Sunshine Coasl  Specialists lor  ��� Recreation  ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE CATALOGUE  Teredo Square. Sechell  885-3211  Van Toll hree 6644016  2 yr. old. 3 bdrm. rancher, 1400  sq It., large master bdrm. w/tull  balh, skylights in dining room,  vinyl siding, low mainl. yard,  close lo Cedar Grove school on  Grandview Heights. $120,000.  886-4940 #7  For sale by owner, Gibsons. 2  bdrm.. view, large sunny lot.  mature Iruit trees, garage,  workshop, near schools and  shopping, assumable mortgage.  $92,500.886-9202. #7  Wanted: Acreage Rbts.  Haltmoon Bay. oldtimer.  or raw land. 885-7429.  Ck. to  mobile  #7  Trade lor property or sell, 1987  24' triple E deluxe motor home,  diesel. like new, small 15' travel  trailer, $450 OBO. 885-7738.  tl  3/5 bdrm., 1500 sq. II.  townhouse. l'/i baths, fantastic  Gibsons Harbour view,  assumable mortgage at 10%  available, $74,000. 886-8628.  #5  3 bdrm. lull basement, ocean  view home in the Bonnlebrook  area Complete with full basemenl. sundecks, sunken hot tub,  attached carport, woodshed, fully  landscaped lot, includes 5 appliances, electric/wood heating,  and multi-level living. 9 years  young - excellent condition. Must  be seen. Owner transferred. No  agents please, $131,500. Call  748-8225 lor viewing. #5  Obituaries  MERCER: John William (Jack) ol  Buccaneer Marine, Secret Cove,  passed away suddenly al St.  Mary's Hospital January 26.  1990 al 62 years ol age. He is  survived by his loving family,  beloved wile Jeannie, sister  Elaine Inglis and family, Ottawa.  Aunt Irene Mercer, Sechelt: one  daughter Wendy Goodwin and  husband Paul ol Powell River, five  sons John and wife Nancy of  Secret Cove, Jim and wife June of  CoquiUam, Jerry and wile Els of  Secret Cove, Tom and wile Ingrid  of Langley. Bob and wile Kathy of  Secrel Cove and 11 grandchildren. He will be sadly missed  by all. Served in the Korean Con-  llict with Royal Canadian Navy on  Ihe Cayuga', later served as a  radar technician and Sergeant in  the RCAF. Funeral service will be  held in Sechell at Bethel Baptist  Church Wednesday. January 31  at 1pm, Reverend Ron Schlndell  officiating. Cremation to follow.  Devlin Funeral Home, Directors.  In lieu ol flowers, donations to  Canadian Arthritis Foundation  would be appreciated. #5  Announcements  List your group's  events and special  activities in the  1990 CALENDAR  OF EVENTS  appearing in April  in the magazine  'SOUNDINGS'  Sunshine Coast  LEISURE EDITION  Any event open to the  public may be listed  FREE OF CHARGE  To determine space  requirements, please  book your space as soon  as possible, although  details may be given later  Call 885-3930  for information  Pets  8.  livestock  (9MA<il$  Basic & Advanced  Dog Training  ��� Bright clean dog  & cat boarding  ��� Dog grooming  "SCIENCE DIEr  NUTRITION CENTRE  Open 8 am - 6:30 pm  even/day,    HHW  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET. IAMS.  TECHNI-CAL. NUTR0-MAX.  PURINA. WAVNE.  Also lull line ol bird seed  And much more.  Quality Firm �� Garden  Supply Lid.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Christine's Gilts. Sunnycrest Mall or Marlee Fashions.  TFN  month  16-3422.  old   burro.  $500.  #6  FREE lo good home. 2 Terrier Lab  X. males. 1 black, t brown.  886-4551 TFNs  Free - 2 mattresses, double size,  gd.cond. 885-2747. #5  Garage Sales  Moving, must sell everything,  Fri. Sat & Sun . 11am lo 3 pm  inside. 5850   Marine   Way.  Sechell 15  2945 Hwy 101. Roberts Creek,  household goods, loots Sal &  Sun, 910 5pm 15  Carport sale.  Feb.  3/4. 893  North Rd.. 10 am. no early birds.  15  Barter & Trade  Huge ravine lot in Creekside on  Mtn. View Drive, fully serviced.  $30,000. 886-8696 or 563-3234.  Mas  Huge ravine lot in Creekside on  Mtn. View Drive, fully serviced  $30,000.886-8698 or 583-3234  ��ss  Sechelt, 5 yr. old 3 bedroom  home. 1886 sq. ft., 2 baths,  basement wilh cold room,  greenhouse, garage, level lot,  landscaped, wood and electric  heat, 5 appliances, many extras,  close to all amenities, $189,000.  685-5128. #7ss  WANTED: 3 to .5 acres between  Rbts. Ck. & Secret Cove.  885-7830. m  Madeira Park. Gulfview Rd., 3  bdrm., 3 balh, basement,  panoramic view, garden, Iruit  trees. 988-4310.  #6  Obituaries  MANT0N: Passed away January  22. 1990. Sarah Olive Manton,  late of Gibsons. Survived by one  daughter. Vera and husband Roy  Askew of Abbotslord: one grandson. Jim Caston ol Vancouver:  one granddaughter Terry and  husband Jeff Penner of Surrey:  one great-granddaughter Teala:  and many other relatives. The  family extends special thanks to  Drs. Pace and Norman and the  nurses at SI. Mary's. Funeral  service was held Friday. January  26 in Ihe Chapel of Devlin Funeral  Home. Gibsons, Pastor Calvin  Mclver officiated. Internment  Seaview Cemetery. Remem-  branch donalions may be made lo  the Cancer Society or St. Mary's  Hospital. #5  MACVEAN: Passed away January  20.1990, Gordon MacVean, lale  of Madeira Park in his 78th year  Survived by his loving wile Sally:  daughters, Betty and husband  Ben Dunstan ol Vancouver: Sally  and husband Neil Speers ol  Langley: six grandchildren. Herb.  Ronald and Diana Dunstan.  Cheryl and husband Mike Gray,  Carrie and Jeff Speers, one great-  granddaughter Stephanie Gray.  Funeral service was held Friday.  January 26 at St. Andrew's  Anglican Church, Madeira Park,  Reverend June Martin officiated.  Interment Forest View Cemetery.  Devlin Funeral Home, Directors.  Remembrance donations may be  made to Pender Harbour Clinic or  charity ol choice. #5  WINTLE: Passed away January  22, 1990 William Clarence Win-  lie, late ol Sechelt in his 73rd  year. Survived by his loving wife  Edna; one son Curtis Gislason  and wife Marny of Vancouver:  three grandchildren, one brother,  Charles: one sister, Margaret  Edgley; nieces and nephews.  Funeral service was held  Wednesday, January 24 In the  chapel of Devlin Funeral Home,  Reverend Stan Sears officiated.  Cremation followed. If friends  wish, remembrance donations  may be made to a charity of  choice. 15  In memorium to Cigarettes & |  Tobacco at Dockside Pharmacy.  Congratulations! #51  Glossing Gerald (Gerry) in loving  memory of a dear husband and  father who passed away Feb. 1,  1989. Sadly missed by Ruth.  Autumn and David. Grant and  Caria. #5  Thank You  Many thanks to Sandy & Gordie  for making our tropical dream  come Irue. From the Hawaiian  Four. #5  Thanks to all who attended my  75th birthday party, for your gifts  and good wishes. My family and I  received great pleasure sharing  Ihis evening wilh you.  Gladys Coates. #5  Dozens of stars to the many SPCA  members who came lo vote.  Doug Netzlaw  #5  Our sincere thanks to Dr. Burt-  nick and the stall ot Totem Lodge  lor their kindness and dedication  ol service to Scotty Cameron who  passed away quietly on January  15 while in residence. A grateful  thank you to Reverend June Mat-  tin. Sincerely. Jim Cameron and  family. #5  GLASShORD  P R 1: S S  DKSIGN STUDIOS  886-2622  BOB   KINGSMILL   clay   mural  workshop Feb.  3,  9:30-4:30,  $25. Pollers Guild Studio. Gibsons. Pre-register: 886-4711.  #5  Herbi Life Consultant  Are you overweight? Are you feeling sluggish? Are you tired of  dieting and going nowhere? Call  Sheldon at 886-3105 lor tree consultation. #7  Sunshine Coast Hospice  Volunteer Training Program  begins Feb. 10/90. Registration  deadline Feb. 1/90. For information call 885-5144. 15  Gibsons Landing  Theatre Project,  Society  ANNUAL  GENERAL  MEETING  will be held  Thurs., Feb. 8  7:30 pm  Marine Room  (below Gibsons Public Library)  ALL MEMBERS  PLEASE ATTEND  especially  SEAT SALE PATRONS  HARRY ALMOND  JOEL BORNSTEIN  Doug Netzlaw  Are you in an unhappy relationship? Call the Transition House  for free confidential counselling.  885-2944. TFN  Do you need some information to  deal wilh your legal problem? Call  the legal Information Service  S8S-SSS1; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018  ___ _J?  LOSE WEIGHT  3C's sell-help weight loss unit is  accepting 4 new memberships.  Info 886-2587. #5  Reliable Canadian and Oriental  ladles, all ages, desire  housekeeping arrangement, exchange lor accommodation.  I-547-2020 anytime #15  Announcements  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896. 886-7272. 886-2954.  TFN  If someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it's doing to you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 885-7484.  Attention Teens  Al-Ateen   Can   help.   Phone  886-2565. TFN  Musicians  By Sunnycrest Mall lor Saturday  afternoon Musical Jam Sessions.  To book date & time call Stave  McCarthy 886-8895. TFN  MOVING: 15 yr. old mare, pari  Arab & Quarter horse. Exc. riding  horse, great with children. Asking $550. Includes saddle & bridle. Also male & female lerrets.  asking $60.886-8854. #6  Free to good home. 2 Terrier Lab  X males. 1 black, 1 brown.  886-4551. TFNs  Horse manure. $20 per PU,  English riding lessons, beginners  -advanced. 885-9969. #6  CATTLE  One Angus Bull Yearling    $950.  One Redlace Higher Cow  Bred Heifer $950.  One White-Faced Higher Cow  Bred Heifer $950.  886-9410  #7  Attention Cat Lovers! Affectionate  spayed young cat looking lor thai  special home. 886-4989.      #7  SPCA ADOPTION 2 Terrior Lab X  male puppies, lovely med. sized,  white & tan Terrior X female. 2  yrs. Siamese female cat.  886-7313. #5  Shar-Pei 2 males. 7 wks., 1 male  & 1 female. 9ft mos.. have  shols, $700-$1000. 886-7538  aft. 1pm. #5  1 'A yr. old laying hens, also incubator. 885-2373. #5  New Selection 01 Old Sheet  Music Is Memorabilia  Assorted Linens,  Beddings, etc  Bedspread Sale  rem olde  TIMES ���AXE  Come & Browse A While  THEN AND NOW FURNITURE  Highway 101, Gibsons  886-4716  ANNUAL SALE - Furniture  Prices Reduced up to 20%  Pocket Books 25'  Make your Otter on other Items  ALL ARE WELCOME  M  Looking for people Interested in a  * new theatre experience,  COLD READING  Saturday, Feb. 10, 7 pm, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. Watch  lor poster or call Sandle McGlnnls  lor more Information. #6  PIANO TUNING  Repairs & Rebuilding. Technician  D. Clunies-Ross. 885-3168 eves  #6  Flute, guitar, violin lessons al  Rockwood Cenlre. Jean-Pierre  LeBlanc. 886-7941 #6  Peavey TK065 base guitar amp.  $450 OBO. 885-4149. #5  Eastern Star prize winners:  Afghan ��� R. Miller, CoquiUam;  Pottery - V. Higgs; Braun Mixer  -N.Wooten. #5  Mature male black cat, green  eyes, Persian type with smooth  legs, Sargeant Ilea collar.  886-7322. #5  Licence plate RNK 523 insured to  Nov. 1990. Please pick up at  Coast News. #5  Baby bassinet or small crib, pre!  on wheels, inlant car seal with  carrying handle: also interested  in good second-hand tricycles,  wagons, snugll. etc. 886-3849  #5  Cartridge games and accessories  for Tandy Colour 3 computer.  886-8558. TFNs  Mature cple. seeks yr. round  small cottage or permanent care-  taking employment. Refs. avail.  885-3792. #5  Free soil or gravel till. Halfmoon  Bay area. 576-2620 (Surrey). 16  T S, S SOIL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoil mixed-Hog Fuel  By the yard or truck full. Top  quality products at reasonable  prices. You pickup or we deliver.  Phone anytime 885-5669.    TFN  Beautiful cedar double enlrance  doors, prehung. includes Irame.  handles, deadbolls. $650.  886-3845. #5sr;  Inglis auto, washer, exc. cond..  guaranteed & delivered, $325.  883-2648. TFN  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  15 gal aquarium, fully equip  First $200 takes. 886-7619.  #5sr  Serger! Hardly used cost $800,  sell $500. Kathryn 886-4547.  ��5sr  Lowrey double keyboard organ,  best offer 886-9103 #6sr  Gendron convertible baby carriage. $35. Dorel child's enseal,  $35: Silvercrest stroller. $30  OBO. 885-5840. #5  Portable room divider, 5x5';  L.ge filing cabinet. 6x4'; banquet table, folding, 5'x29".  886-9346. #5  7 pc. oak bedroom suite. $2000;  26" RCA oak console TV. $600;  Kenmore portable dishwasher,  $350 886-2399 #6  Remodelling, white bath S sink  w/liltings, $50 885-1960.     #6  Sklak chesterfield. $375. pull-out  uni. $60 cedar chest. $80  885-2799 #6  Built-in   dishwasher  Gold. $150 886 9127  Harvest  #6  Sofa & Love seal, bdrm  floor lamp, blinds As  886-8182  suite.  new  #6  IBM Compatible, hard disc drive,  includes printer & various soil-  ware. $2200 OBO 886-8182. #6  Good desk  885-5007.  chair  with arms  #6  Will pay cash for radiators,  heaters, cores. 885-7986. 8 to 5  pm. #9  Photography student looking for  used cameras, fair prices.  1-738-2590, or after 6,  1-731-9514. ft  Good used car. 1980 or older. No  junk! 885-2144. 07  14 -16' aluminum boat & trailer.  886-2429. 15  Used car & pickup tires tor burning at $1 each. 886-3016, 8am-  5pm. #7  Playground adventures lor  backyard 3 or 4 position  playsels. Swings, slides,  trapeze, climbing rope. etc.  Cheaper than Van. prices plus we  set-up in your yard. 885-4493. #6  Winter Manure Sale  $15 a Load  Call 885-5033  #5  Top grade plate glass mirror,  bevelled edges, 30x60. $100.  885-3335. #6  Metal bi-lold closet doors, 7'10"  H, various widths, $30 ea. OBO.  886-9047. #6  Patio umbrella, lamp, camp  stove, 2 movie screen, lite jackets  (kids). 886-8788 #5  Singer Fashion Mate 3 stitch  sewing mach.. $115. 885-2277  eves. #5  Wood Stove. Fisher Honeybear,  glass doors, brass trim, perfect  cond, $375.886-3476.        #7 22.  Coast News, January 29,1990  For Sale  ^AtiXk  21        ^  FlNDKRS  KlXPtRS  -Antiques*  Collectibles   ttie Chevron  at the Sunnycrest Mat  RCA Video Camera; Phillips auto,  tea maker; Underwood manual  typewriter; 2 shag rugs.  885-9631 afternoons only.     IS  Gold carpet 12x17. white portable  dishwasher, best offers.  885-9456. 15  WHile van with cold storage unil.  $500 060; sola, chair S, stool.  $300 OBO 883-9330 #7  Green/gray carpet. I0'xl2'.  cond. 886-8365.  Protessional &  Conftrjwtiil  Crjrrespndene*  Reports,  Contracts, etc.  tUtfC #aper MM  883-9911  $300 oil furnace at Pender Harbour, exc. cond.. Vancouver  874-4257. #5  Gas barbeque; canoe:  lawnmower; tent; chain saws;  pack sack: minnow pail: metal  cooler: hot plate: chest drawers:  anchor and chain; luggage; lire  screen: camera tripod: car rack:  winemaking equi.. 886-8520.  #5  for Sale  New 6x5' aluminum window,  never installed. *" air space,  made by National Window, $190;  slant tin 250,00 B.T.U oil fired  boiler, never used. $950.  883-2669. #5  Formula I inlant car seat. $50;  underwater sell-propelled  scooter: baby gale. $10.  886-8443. #5  Archery Supplies  Sunshine Coast Archery. Sandy  Hook. Dave 885-5050. Val  885-7863. 16  Franklin wood stove, new, never  used. $250 OBO. 886-3866.   #6  R.S.F. energy wood stove. Model  HF 65. near new. $1150.  886-4733eves. #8ss  1 propane & gas 30" range. 1  electric 30" sell clean range; t  Mortal FF tridge All in exc. conl.  886-8042 #7  Cookstove. $50. 2 H/W lanks.  $25/ea: 3 wall furnaces. $50/ea  All propane Lowe's Resort.  883-2456 #7  Indisposables - The cotton  diapers Contacl Mona Anderson  886-7844. #7  Pair heavy white interior French  doors. $250. 886-7955.        IS  2 recliner chairs. 1 al $75.  $50. 885-5845.885-2953.  AUTO PARTSj  Check & Compare  DOVELL DISTRIBUTORS  1009 Hwy 101. Gibsons  (Kingo Diesel Bldg.)  M6-7U1  '89 Dodge PU, VS, extras,  13.000 kms. $13,700 OBO  885-4733. #6  Scrapping for parts. 1979 Ford  Super Cab. big 6 w/4 on the  floor. Will Irade tor equal value  (firewood I needl 886-9760   *6  1982 Renault LeCar. 2-dr..  silver, one owner. 4 new Radials.  brakes & exhaust, sliding roof,  low mi.. $2500 lirm. 1974 16tt.  Cygnet travel trailer, stove.  Iridge, sleeps 4, sink, 110 hookup Nice shape. $2500  886-2186 #6  86 Mustang 3 dr.. H.B LX. V6  E.F.I. auto . PS/PB. cruise, air  cond . one owner, lady driver,  44.000 mis., like new cond.,  cost $16,500, asking $9600  OBO 885-2544 #7  1971 Ford F250, H Ion, camp  special. V8 auto. reliable. $700.  883-9526(days) #7  The  mrnmmm  Sunshine ����^f SlWlf <3^T)1  Published by Glasstord Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons. B.C. VON 1VO  (604) 886-2622 or 886-7817  o  a  Firewood. $100/cord.  up. Phone 886-4599.  you pick  07  Old fridge in gd. work,  best offer. 886-3841  order,  #5  Queen size waterbed with  bookcase headboard, comes with  baffled mattress. 6 drawer  pedastle and padded railing, exc.  cond., $450 OBO; 14" winter  radials. $40.886-3317.        17  Futon sofa bed. $125; Ikea  highchair, $25, safety gate, $10.  2 Pieces  iVntvM.250  1 Recliner  Reg. $499  Not* '299  886-2792.  Serger  Model 794  2 Only Demonstration Models  sPECAt S66900  Machine 1035  Trade Up Model - I Only  $54900  Sm Z*#t  Trail Bey Mill. Sechell  885-2725  Merit woodslove with oven and  warming oven. $500. 883-2396.  #7sr  Husky chainsaw. 40" bar/28"  bar. new chain, greal firewood or  shake block saw. $395.  885-7177 days 885-7874.   #7sr  Honda generator, 500 wall, like  newcond.. $395.885-7177 days  885-7874. #7sr  Tandy 1000 Tx IBM Compatible  Computer. Complete w/ 640 K. 2  drives, monitor & $500 in programs, $999. 686-8356 days &  eves. #7sr  Fireplace insert variable speed  blower, gd. cond.. $350 OBO  886-8242. *7sr  Inglis Citation washer. 5 cy 2  sp.. $379: Inglis Normandy  washer, 5cy,, 2 sp., $357; Vik  ing 30" white stove, rotisserie.  $239; Roy 30" stove, white,  $339; Speed Oueen dryer, h.d.  multi-cycle, $249; OBO and  more. All recond. appliances.  Corner Cupboard 885-4434 or  Bjorn 885-7897. Will buy nice  lion-working or used appliances.  IS  Near new bike. 886-9678.     IS  Green crushed velvet loveseat.  $75; large Colonial couch. $75  886-2749. 15  Learn to fly fish, courses and fly-  tying and casting, also custom  rod building and repairs. Phone  Alex 885-5846. #5  Sewing machine, Domestic model  -.526. Phone 886-9580 between  12-2. 15  Oak dining room table w/two  leaves, $350. 885-2530.       #5  ,<*"%  Hwy. 101  HUGE  INVENTORY  CLEARANCE  Feb. 1.2. & 3  Don't Miss II!  SPECIAL GIFT FOR 1ST  10 CUSTOMERS EACH DAY!  Sealy Posturepedic single mattress, like new. $399 OBO:  Hydraulic lubmale. just been service (lor disabled person). $250  OBO. 885-2789. #6sr  New 2/person Jacuzzi tub. Bone,  c/w pump, toilet, sink. 885-5914  alt. 6pm. IS  Genuine Mink coat, size 14/16.  beautiful cond., $1000. Beautiful  large coloured painting ot Gibsons  tug boat races. 886-7031.     16  Wedding and engagement rings  for <h appraised value.  886-7819. fflss  80 Audi. 4000S. loaded, new  motor, tires, brakes, exhaust,  reduced to $4800 OBO.  886-3811. #7  1979 Ford H Ion Supercab. 400  A/T good cab. box is rough.  $3000 OBO. 886-9047. #6  78 Dodge PU, 318 4 spd.. gd.  shape, new motor, $2000.  886-3496. 07  76 Chevelle S/W, reliable trans.,  has rust, $700 OBO. 886-8250.  ��s  Porsche 911E. 930 body, lowered  Iront, flared fenders, whale tail.  mech. fuel inject., reduced to  $18,500. No test pilots please.  885-7191. 15s  '80  Ford   F250  flatbed  $4000 OBO. 885-3469.  4X4,  #5s  1969 Grand Marquis LS, fully  loaded, vinyl root, mint condition,  low mileage. $23,000 OBO.  886-2518. #5s  '68 California Cadillac Sedan  DeVille. 4 dr., h/l, needs TLC.  $1200 OBO. 886-3912       #5sr  72 Chevelle. runs but needs  work. 886-8680. #5  20 travel trailer, stove, shower:  1978 Dodge Colt, 4 sp.. 4 cyl..  $500.886-9633. #5  39" and 36" mattresses, priced  to sell. $20 ea. 885-5366.     #5  440   John   Deere   skidder  $10,000. 886-3921 eves.    #8ss  New, Used & Rebuill  AUIO PARIS  OPEN EVERY DAY  A101 SUPPLY LTD.  886-8101  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parti  and Towing  886-2020 TFN  78 Plymouth Coll, S/W, aulo..  gd. cond.. $1750 OBO.  885-9288. #5s  1968 Firebird 400.4 spd.  Firm. 886-4982.  $6500  #5s  1988 Nissan Pulsar. $15,900.  Ph. 886-7727 aft. 5 pm.      #5s  1979 Chev Malibu. 2-dr  clean, runs greal. P/S,  aulo��� $1850. 886-7520.  1957   Dodge  886-3289 eves  Custom  Royal  ��s  1986 Peugeot, like new, Turbo  diesel, $12,000 080. 885-5236.  #5ss  1975 Camaro. $1800 OBO; 1974  Ford PU, $500 OBO; 1970 Cortina, $350 OBO. 886-4870.    IS  '83 Dodge Aries.  $1400. 886-2856.  cond..  #5  79 GMC'A Ion PU, 6cyl.,auto.  no rust, $3700 OBO. 686-9979.   It  76 Camaro Rally Sport, new  radials & brakes, 350 auto, 4  barrel, AM/FM cass., runs  great, $1500 OBO.  886-8428. #7ss  1982 Volvo stn. wgn��� very good  condition, slereo, A/C, 4 sp.  0/D, snows, etc., $7250.  886-3030. 06  '88 GMC PU 4x4 tt ton, selling  $11,990. Bernle Bunnell,  885-2772 days. IS  71 Olds Cutlass wilh lots ol  power, drives like a dreamboal,  only $595.686-7370. 16  72 Volkswagon Beetle, gd. commuter, $1700.885-4717.      #6  77 Pacer station wagon, good  running cond.. $950. 886-2331.  IS  1984 Camaro Z28, HO 5 L.  T-tops, P/W, P/mirrors,  P/seats, air cruise, tilt, AM/FM  cass.. superb shape, $9499. Ph.  885-2399. #5  '88 Cherokee Chief 4X4. 4 dr.  auto., $17,500 firm. 886-3878.  #6  80 Datsun pickup, 4 sp., with  canopy, extra tires, gd. cond.,  $3000.685-2610. #6ss  1981 F250 SC Custom. 400  auto., clean truck. 80,000miles.  886-3767. #5  1987 Tempo L 5 spd.. cass..  14,000 kms. warranty till 1994.  886-3767. #5  1981 GMC 4 wh dr. crewcab. 1  ton, steel deck. $3000.  866-3921 eves. #8ss  1980 Ford 250 4x4, 6 cyl. standard, sleel construction box.  $5000.886-3921 eves.     #8ss  72 Ford 250 4x4, good running  cond, $1300 OBO. 886-3591.  07  1982 Honda Accord LX 4 dr.,  auto, PS., P.B., AM/FM  cassette, sunroof, mounted  snows, new alternator, brakes,  master cyl., recent new tires,  lady driven, clean and a nice car.  $5200. can be seen at Lot 10.  Gibsons Marina RV Park. See Ray  or Marion Lineker. IS  76  V> Ton 4X4.  $5900 885-2496  exc.  cond  07  79 Pontiac Pheonlx, auto, 4-dr.,  gd eng.. $800 OBO. 885-3613.  07  '81 Datsun 4X4 PU, runs well,  rough body, low kms., $800  OBO. 885-3374. 07  79 Monte Carlo, V6. 3 8 L,  P/S, P/B, air, 2-dr., reas. cond,,  $1250 Firm. 885-3383.        #7  '80 Buick Skylark, auto., only  54,000 kms., exc. cond., $3900  OBO. 885-5690. 07  'S3 Ford Crew Cab 4X4, auto.,  exc. cond., low kms., $8500!  OBO. 885-3655. #5  77 Mercury Monarch, 4-dr.,  P/S, P/B, AM/FM Cass.,  Radials, $725 or trade for van or  PU. 886-8741. 05  jytuiotutUJ  (pO % M JIJUmaJajcJI JUxJJTz^UA^  U^BEATABL^  jMax)v ^riuA4J~y~; Jlo^jJ^ Jy-rMxAxJL.  The Sunshine Coast News  The voice of integrity on the Sunshine Coast since 1945.  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear in the more than 90 Newspapers of the B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association and reach more than 1,400,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  $165 for 25 words $3.15 per additional word       Call the Coast News at 885-3930  AUTOMOTIVE  Active Auto Brokers, disposal  ���gent for Active Bailiff Services.  Repossessions, estate, legale,  ceri, trucks, motorhomes, boats.  Call Mr. Price (only), (604)434-  1819. D5476.  Jeep Owners, we have parts,  accessories lor most models.  Okjanticsofltopsale. Immediate  shipping. Gemini Sales, 4736 E.  Hastings, Burnaby, B.C., V5C  2K7. Phone: (604)204-2623/  (604)294-4214.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  SEVEN NEW TONING TABLES.  $16,000.5/yr. guarantee. Digital  timers. Futrex 5000 Illness computer 11,900. Complete body  wrap Wt $1,250. Tone-O" Malic  Canada Ltd. 1-800-667-5625.  START YOUR OWN IMPORT/  EXPORT business, even spare  time. No money or experience.  Since 1D46. Free brochure:  Wade World Trade, c/o Cdn.  Smal Business Inst., Dept. WI,  1140 Belamy Rd. N.#1, Scarborough, ON, M1H1H4.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  Divorce? No consent oi spouse  or court appearance. Just 9-15  weeks. $69.89 plus costs. Free  literature. Same system since  1970. As heard on CKNW. Di-  vorcervfee, 201-1292 Burrard,  Vancouver, 1-687-2900. Fran-  chins available.  XXXFANTASY. Erotic adult toys,  lotions, books. New 1990 liil-  cc4or31pagecalalogue,$5. Privacy guaranteed. Leeds, Suite  1372,1124 Lonsdale Ave., North  Vancouver, B.C., V7M2H1.  EDUCATION  NRGEX SYSTEMS OF CANADA. Exclusive Dealerships  Available in B.C. Our liquid ceramic roof and wall coatings are  designed for Ihe commercial and  residential market. Products are  non-toxic, add r-6 insulation, lire  retardant and guaranteed. Dealerships Included equipment and  training. Financing available. For  an invitation lo Discovery Day  -" (604)3760275.  $47,900 buys an exclusive lerri-  tory in this highly successful business. Noiin^dnglianchiaelees  orroyalies. Realistic potential  earnings ot 290,000 per yew/  HrghlysuocesslullnlhsU.S.IIrst  Kms ottered In this ana. Complete lralning,lsrr��ory and equipment provided. Full lime, or ab-  aersee ownership. Serious inves-  tora only PLEASE!! Cai 1-800-  683-4171 -24hrs. -asklorexten-  skm7torinlamallon package.  Earn $200. per hour, lull or parl-  tlme, $2,500. investment can start  youhycwownbuelriess. Cat: 1-  999-1761  New, Used Ir Rebuill  AUIO PARIS  WEIDCO CAS DEPOT  A101 aUPPLT lid.  886*8101  Be your own boss with Vancouver  Island Wholesale business.  Sales over 1200,000 annually.  Requires (30,000 Investment.  Contact Parksvllle (604)248-  ���503 lor details Investment recoverable lirsl year.  RETIRING. C-1 properly, established business, lenced sales  yard, 2 business outlets, 3-bed-  room residence, excellent location. Many oilier options. Stepsto  ocean. Vancouver Island.  1178,000. Into: Mr. McKean,  (804)338-7198.  GROUND. FLOOR OPPORTU-  NTTY. High Income potential.  UrtW-jrluct. Fulorpad-lime.  MulHevel. For Into package  phone toll-free (10 a.m.-1 p.m.)  Mr. Bach. 1-800-972-4673  CONSIDER A GREAT CAREER  OPPORTUNITY. Be another  successful graduate ol our F/T  PROFESSIONAL COOKS  TRAINING PROGRAM. Ful  Government Funding. Classes  start April g, 1990. PIERRE  DUBRULLE CULINARY  SCHOOL, 1922 W. 8th Avenue,  Vancouver, B.C., V6J 4R8.  (604)738-3155.  EMPLOYMENT WANTED  Energetic ael starter wrlh management skills In sales, credit,  agribusiness, parts, bulk and re-  tall petroleum and (arm parts  seeking lull-time employment.  Relocating to B.C. early In logo.  Corfldentlai repass to: Box 1287,  Canora,SK,S0A0L0.  EQUIPMENT* MACHINERY  1987 John Deere 740A Grapple  skidder. Low hours, excellent  condHlon,30.5,x32-|lres-80%.  NewpaJnt. WW consider Iradeel  Cai Wally at (403)484-0901 or  (403)994-8022.  WoorJworklng equtornent lor sale:  1 l-Pendu Resaw-Rlpssw with 2-  40 H.P. Arbor Motors: built-in 20  H.P.Btower System: 8"x 12" cm-  ling capacity; Auto Inleed. Com-  piste with ssws, looeng and many  extras, Pendu PM Unavarnbler.  Auto refill. Used only 800 hra. In  excellent condition. 2)-Mershon  Twin Band Reuw 42* w/dbk) 40  H.P. In very good condition. 3)-  Ststson Roes Planer Model 6-10-  Al, cornplelely rebuill 6 head  machine. Also available rebuill  SMsonRoss 911E Ised table. 4)-  Qtue damp carrisr-H* Jackson  Cochrane 13 section, 6-32"  clamps per section. 2 H.P. 2407  480 V motor complete with electrics. 9)-Large Mulll-Trtmmer -  Mlr-d by Powell Machine works.  6)-Atoo available many assorted  Electrical motors, conveyors, ben  and nl, green chain and roller  chain. For more information contact Mr. Tom Turner, VTsscher  Lumber, 8949 Llckman Road.  Sardls, B.C., Canada, V2R IBS.  Phone: (604)668-3375. Fax:  (604)898-9783.  FOR SALE MBC  Lighting fixtures. Western Canada's largest display. Wholesale  I retail. Free catalogue avall-  i. Norbum Ughllng Centre,  4800 East Hastings St, Burnaby,  B.C. V5C2K9 Phone: (804)299-  FOR SALE MISC  A FREE HUNTING, FISHING,  CAMPING, CATALOG (16.  vslus). Send your expired hum-  Ing or fishing license (photocopy  acceptable) and S.I.R. will mat  you our Annual Sportsman Catalog FREE (388 pages - over 6,900  items) plus all Sale Filers lor one  year. SIR. MAIL ORDER, Dept.  281, 1385 Elllce Avenue. Winnipeg, MB, R3G 3N1. Offer expires March31,1990.  GUN BARGAINS - Save up to  40% by subscribing to-The Gunrunner". The Canadian monthly  newspaper listing hundreds ot  new, used, modern and antique  Unarms for sale or trade. Subscription $207yr. lo: Gunrunner,  Box 568T, Lethbrtdge, AB, T1J  3Z4.Suripleocpyt1.79.  WIG CLUB. Join thousands ol  satisfied customers. Buy wigs at  wholesale prices. From $39.95.  Shop by catalogue and save.  FREE catalogue. CALL TOLL  FREE 1-BO0-268-2242.  FLOOR SANDING EQUIPMENT  (used). Phone: (604)2704314.  Ask lor Terry.  HARDWOOD FLOORING SPECIALS. Mspie Rustic Shorts -21/  4-x 3/4' - 81.49/sq. 8., Maple  Prime Random - 1 1/2-x 3/4* -  82.39/sq. II., Red Oak Strip #1  Common a random (brown only)  tl.gg/sq. ft. 6 pre-llnlshsd Oak  Nature $4 99Vsq It. All products  guaranteed! Woodpecker Hardwood Room, Unl 109,11911 Bridgeport Rd., Richmond,  (604)2706314.  GARDENING  THE ULTIMATE GARDENERS  8TORE. 1,000a cl products lor  all types ol gardening including  greenhouse and hydroponlc.  Huge book selection. 64 page  catalogue $4. Hundreds of Dollars In money saving coupons.  Write or Phone: Western Water  Farms, 20120-64th Ave., Langley, B.C., V3A4P7. 1-800-663-  5610.  HEALTH  VITAMIN DISCOUNTS. Since  1973, offering high quaKy-lowsst  prices on Vitamins, Minerals,  Herbs, Body Building and Weight  Lose, Supplements, Hair Treatment, Stan Care and More. FREE  CATALOGUE. Write: VITAMIN  DISCOUNTS, Dept BC15, 280  SW. Marine Drive, V5X2R9. 1-  8004634747. In Vancouver,  321-7000.  HELP WANTED  Single��Couples. Complete gov-  errvnert-approved Bulking Managers Correspondence CerHn-  cale course tor apfs/ccndoa/  rheeerWnWorage. Guaranteed  Plan-Mrs Assistance. RMTI,  901-700 W. Pender, Vancouver,  B.C., V8C 108(604)681-8486.  HELP WANTED  PART/FULL-TIME sell exclusive  guaranteed Ughllng products to  Industries, retailers, businesses.  Highest commission paid weekly.  Cai: PSL 1400-263-4733, or  write: 22 Head Street, Dundee,  ON.L9H3H3.  Experienced Realtors wanted.  Excellent opportunity, stable  economy, growing community In  all season recreational area.  Prime location, private oHIcee and  competitive spills. Cai manager  (604)8474217.  Twice weekly newspaper requires experienced senior reporter or editor to III editor's position In Iwr person editorial dspt.  Preference given to those with  previous layout, photography and  management skill.. Pieassssnd  resume in confidence lo: Publisher, Powel River News, 7030  Atoeml St., Powel River, B.C.,  V8A2C3.  Require H.D. Equipment mechanic wiling to do field service  work. Must havs experience In  repairs on stoxkfers and loaders.  Good wage and benellt package.  Reply: Inland Kenworlh, Box  4339, Oueenel, B.C., V2J 3J3.  Experienced Sates Reprsssnla-  llve required lor twice weekly  newspaper. Must be results-ori-  entedtsemplayer.ableloaocept  chalengs In competitive market.  Al correeporidenoe treated wtlh  oonlidsnce. Apply: George  Spong, The Citizen, 490 Trans-  Canada Highway, Duncan, B.C.,  V9L3R6.  Experienced Journeyman Me-  chanlc required for Held service d  John Deere equipment. Interior  location, benellt package. Send  resume lo: Box 248,188 N. 1st  Ave., WUllams Lake, B.C., V2C  1Y8.  CAMEUON - Sheer norwun hda-  ery 6 olorilng elver Jewelry. 40-  90% profit. 100% guarantee.  Comer themarkel In your hometown A surrounding areas. Can  collecl: (604)6874409/687-  0910. Orwrite: 1802-818Beslty  SI., Vancouver, B.C., V6B 2L3.  Enthusiastic  people to otler a "Total Image  Solution", Including color analysis, Image workshops, skin-care  and color coded cosmetics.  Training with certification. Cai  (308)3434707.  OverseespoeHons. Hundradaol  lop-paying poskiona. Aloccupa-  tlone. Attractive bensfits. Free  deists: Overseas Empioymenl  Services, Dept. CA, Box 460,  Mount Royal, Quebec, H3P3C7.  PERSONAL  FREE PEIWONALITY TEST.  Your perariTHMy etatarrrrstiea your  happineaa. Knowwhy? Call-  800-FOR-TRUTH. (1400487-  8789).  PITS 8 LIVESTOCK  georjetoleborsslerfboye. Whte  rrarklngs. Exceleripets. 1-482-  9188.    REAL ESTATE  By owner - cosy 3 bedroom cedar  home on choice 10 acres, 31/2  miles Irom too Mile House.  Nicely treed with creek I rentage  and meadow 8115,000.  (604)396-4874, Box 1822, 100  Mile House, B.C., V0K2E0.  Why buy land st high prices?  When land la available lor $2,800  -80,900. For mors Information  send S.A.S.E. to: Land Finders,  Box 291, New WeatmMer, B.C.,  V3L4Y6.  FORSALE. Twobeotacmtome,  large lenced level lot, lull basemenl, newly renovated, does lo  shopping, medical and school.  870,000.0.B.O. (804)4944283  Summeitand, BC.  .46 acres plus cabin sssl of 100  Mile House, B.C. Good hunting  and lishlng. Asking $14,000.  Husband deceased - must sel.  Contact Marlene (604)4(14-9566  01(604)4944333.  Retirement properties, Ashcrofi,  Cechs Creek, Ksmlocps. Dryca-  male. Reasonably priced. Contact Dave or Sanlord, Inland Re-  aly, 322 Seymour St., Kamloops,  B.C., V2C 202, (604)3744022.  YE8 the value ofyour property  went up In 1969. Themarkel writ  be good In 1 goo. We are members of Worldwide Properties  Unlimited Inc. We need larm and  property listings now lor 1900.  RA. Brown Agency Ltd., 2813  Paulina Street, Abbotslord, B.C.,  V2S3S2. Telephone: (604)893-  0788 between 8 a.m. snd 3 p.m.  New home and 10 acres, good  land, fair outbuildings $168,900.  Also a good last food buatnees tor  sale, doing well, a good buy  $139,000. Phone: (804)442-  3032 Grand Forks, B.C.  8MVKIS  Major ICBC and Injury claims.  Joel A. Wonor, trial lawyer tor 21  yeare. CU oollect. (604)736-  6900, Vencouver. it no recovery,  nolo*. No Yukon enquiries.  ICBC INJURY CLAIMS? CU  Dale Carr-Harrie-20 years a trial  lawyer wlh live years medical  achool baton law. 04694S22  (Vancouver). Experienced In  head kilury and other major  claims. Psrosntage lees avail-  DIVORCE �� CBC INJURY. Our  ci*cevsfor 18years: GMJngWr  eeltlernents out ol Court, law  OHtota ol Carey Urate, Vancouver 664-7796. OuaMy t Confi-  dentlal service no mailer where  you live.  Air brakes course $80. Truck,  bus,vanlralning.FUoouraaor  riourty rentals. Enquire about our  riewrjertillcatlon prograrn. Burnaby, BC. 291-2286, Surrey, B.C,  881-7884.  WAMTID  MOOWROFT-t*CORCROFT  tvlOORCROFT. Serious rxlsckr  wlsrrieatorjuronaeegood  eerVMoororoftorMaoIr  lar^CU CUM (Vlo) (I  *^r^��y��egrar  'viSPSJft  U^L.^  .... -.- _; :  -      ~>- ���  r .. _^.^^_,.^.-,,.^^..-��~J^..��-tlrsl-   -     i i Coast News, January 29,1990  Cedar is a most remarkable tree  23.  by Gail YViUfn  The Western Red Cedar has  long been important to the people inhabiting British Columbia.  Pollen analysis shows that cedar  was present in the Lower  Mainland about 6600 years ago.  An archeaological site near  Pitt River produced two carved  items and baskets made of cedar  withes that were 2900 years old.  Evidence from Musqueam and  Vancouver Island sites show  that cedar was used between  3000 and 4000 years ago.  Campers  Motorhomes  Woodworking tools for the  north coast Indians included  mauls (hammers and wedges)  used to split cedar logs into  planks. The adze was used as a  splitter or a chisel for smaller  woodworking.  Through their work with  cedar over thousands of years,  the north coast Indians devised  technologies for felling and  transporting cedar trees, splitting and cutting planks and  joining pieces of wood together.  They could also steam and bend  the wood and patch and repair  LET'S TALK  MONEY  Lei's gel together and sell  your RV unit II we can l sell  it we'll buy it. Free Appraisal  and pickup anywhere  LANTZVILLE RECREATION  COMPANY LTD.  Li F���. 1-800-663-4234  D7363  1981 Dodge Getaway Van. sleeps  4. exc. cond., 17 mpg, $12,500.  886-8487. #7  21' Kuslom Koach trailer, tub &  shower. Gd. cond.. $5800.  885-2777 eves. #8ss  79 Ford F250 Camper Special,  V8. canopy. 8' Frontier camper,  exc. cond. 885-2747. #7  1990 26' Terry Resort travel  trailer, fully equipped, stereo,  micro wave, awning, TV, antenna  booster, extra table, tank covers,  $20,000.885-4622. #7  Home Away From Home  Ready to Go!  21 It. 5th wheel, fully equipped,  balh, large rear window, Queen  bed. plus double bed. 3 burner  stove w/oven, propane furnace,  hot water, plus 1977 PU w/in-  sulaled wired canopy for use  when not hauling trailer. Very  clean. Injury forces sale. Full  package. $14,500. Ph.  885-5843. IS  1986 27' Class A Empress motor  home, low miles, exc. cond.  Many extras. 886-4908 or  854-1159. #5sr  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS ltd  Ben|emln Moore & Inlernetlonel  Paints  Marina  Finishes   p\ ��.  Commercial V* jSL  Pricing   'j Xtf, W,  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A Bus 885-2923  Res. 885-5058  1975 31' Executive motor home  Loaded, low mileage. 883-2982.  #7sr  Kuslom coach, 27.5 It. air cond,.  awning, radio, tape deck, offers  to $15.000.885-2187. #5  8' Security camper. $2295. See  Andy Kowalchuk al Bonniebrook  Campground. #6  '74 Travelease. 24' exc. cond.  just overhauled. $4000 or trade  886-4631 eves. #6  1988 Travelaire 8'x36' park  model RV trailer. Iront room slide-  out, fully loaded, must be seen.  $27,500.883-2974. It  1978  Vanguard   8'   camper  $1000 0B0.886-9485. #7  8'   Galaxy  overhead   camper,  S120OOB0.886-7983. 07  I^HANG IN THEREI  ���Marty your hard work  Iwiii pay off some day  and we'll all be boating  towards the horizons.  Cherish your dreams!  --S       -""'  *     Think You  Lindsay  Beynon  ol  Gibsons   Realty   lor  helping  us  get the1  house ol our dreams.  Brian & Sonja  16' K&C Thermalglass boat, 65  HP Evin. new canvas, new leg,  trailer. $3,000 OBO. 865-5858 or  886-9078. TFN  damaged wooden objects.  One of the methods used to  fell a large cedar combined  chiselling with burning. After  using adzes to chisel a cavity in  the tree the feller placed hot  rocks in the hollow. This  created Tires which were carefully controlled by wet hemlock  branches and wet clay on the  trunk.  The resulting charcoal made  further chiselling easier. It was a  slow and tedious process to fell  the trees, generally taking three  fellers a period of two to three  Bed 8.  BriMktast  days.  Skidding out the log took approximately 200 men, 60 pulling  ropes around the logs while  others pushed from the opposite  side. Other men used poles to  lift and propel the log forward  towards water.  Besides using cedar for constructing their homes, the Indians used the cedar in every  part of their lives. They made  drums for communication by  steaming the frame around a  round rock and stretching hide  across it.  They made huge and small  canoes from the cedar, some  suitable for whaling. Cedar  boxes were made for a variety  of uses....to store ceremonial  regalia, to carry water or to  store foodstuffs.  The method to make these  boxes is called 'steambent  wood', where a single plank of  wood was bent to form the four  sides. There are also records of  specially designed fishing tackle  boxes that fit into the bow of  the canoe.  Besides the wood of the  cedar, other parts of the tree  were used extensively. The bark  was made into baskets, ropes,  cords, clothing and even waterproof hats. The slender branches were used for lashing,  ropes and cords, and fishing.  Today cedar is still used by  many people for furniture,  shingles, fences, etc. and a  result is an extremely valuable  species. For all these reasons it's  easy to see why the Western Red  Cedar is BC's official tree.  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP  1988-1989 Evinces. Excellent  condition. Lowes Resort.  883-2456. TFN  SECHELT MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Bill Murray  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S.|  M.A.B.Y.C.   'Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  SI5-3M3  Clmlc umtttti 25 It.  Sound hull, rebuilt gear, new  hyd. steering, 302 Ford, needs  work. Box 145 Madeira Park,  885-2240. #6sr  S.S. oil boat stove. $350 Firm.  883-9307. 07  17' Wood boat, cabin, inboard  Ready lo cruise, $1,750 OBO  885-5612. #6sr  25' Fiberform, 233 Merc w/Merc  leg, galley, sland-up head, full  electronics, sleeps 4. 885-4468.  I9sr  San Juan 24. 9.9 HP Honda, 4  sails, CB. slereo. head. 2 burner  stove, compass, sleeps 5,  $11,500. 885-7209 eves.    *9sr  Sailboat. 26'F/G Yamaha 9.9 HP  0/B. sleeps 5. ready lo sail,  moorage, $7000 OBO. 885-9772  eves. *9sr  15'A' Sangster, 70 evinrude,  hydraulic, trim lilt, galvanized  highliner trailer with spare. 1989  model, 14 tt. Gregor all welded  alum. boat. 25 HP Johnson outboard, galvanized highliner trailer  w/budy bearing. 885-3789. #5sr  Swap boat for view building lot.  28' llbreform cruiser well equipped wilh near new twin Mercury  I/O, value $35,000. 885-2954.  #7sr  22' Sangster 188 HP. 888 leg.  sleeps four, head, sieve, ice box,  extras. 886-8443. #6ss  19 tt. F/G cabin, 60 HP 0/B, 4  HP 0/B. sounder, tanks, trailer,  extras, $4500 OBO. 883-9080.  TFN  22 It. Reinell I/O new paint on  hull, no power, heavy duty trailer,  $3500.883-9483. #6ss  25 It, Custom Cralt, 2 station  command bridge, stand-up head,  holding tank, equip, galley, depth  sounder, VHF CB, stereo, anchor  winch, rope & chain, 318  Chrysler marine eng. FW cooled  .with 260 Volvo leg, ideal boat lor  family or charter, $9000.  886-7546. 16  , Boat houses for rent, yearly rale.  883-2266. #5  15V; Johnson motor wilh gas lank,  goodcond.,$600.885-7676. 07  Cal25. fully equipped, moorage  included, $11,500. 886-8706.  #9sr  18' F/G cuddy cabin. 65 Merc,  trailer, exc. cond., $4500 or  trade lor small car or WHY.  885-4572. 0S  Boat 24' Reinell 155. OMC. clos-  ed cabin sleeps 4. table, head,  stove, ice box, trim tabs,  sounder, CB, new canvas 3 yrs.  ago, never left in water, under  cover w/heat. real gd. cond..  $6500.885-9835. #7  Mobile Homes  CUSTOM  BUILD  YOUR OWN  MANUFACTURED  HOME  Up to 1848 sq. ft. Pick one  of our plans & modify to suil  Pricing starting al approx.  $44 per sq It.      ,     ,  580-4321  55' - '68 Pacific mobile home  wilh 34' closed extension. Gibsons area. $15,000. 886-8180.  IS  24' Kenskill travel trailer al Bonnie Brook. Shower, on sewer,  $3300.886-3088 aft. 6 pm.   #7  $21,900  Full Price  3 Bdrm.  Mobile Home  Set-up in Park  $2000 Down OAC  580-4321  '84-17'BOSTON WHALER MON-  TAUK cenlre console 80 HP.  Merc, galvanized trailer. Bimlny  top. video sounder. $15,500.  270-6764. #6sr  M.V. Brlstler, 40' ex-glllnet/  halibut boat, plywood Cummins  903 radar, sounder. Lor.ni C,  Mark IV pilot. 20.000 Ib. capacity. $55,000. 883-2667 eves.  !5sr  Yes! There Is a reliable local propeller repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  Motorcycles  '83 Kawasaki GPZ 550, exc.  cond. 13.000 kms. $1,500 OBO.  886-7198. iftsr  1986 Jawa Moped, 1200 ml, immaculate condition. $375.  886-7819. #5sr  '85 Honda V45, gd. cond., low  kms.. $2500 or trade. 886-4631  eves. IS  1980 Suzuki GS, 1000 g, 12,000  kms., gd. cond.. $1500.  885-7029. #7  '81 R0350. gd. cond., many extra parts, 1875 Grandview Rd.,  $1000.886-8532. #5  Wanted to Rent  Urgent! 2 bdrms. or more on  Sunshine Coasl for family of 3.  885-2517. IS  Reliable prof, couple seek accom  Sechelt area, willing to sign long  term lease, exc. rels. 632-6960  col. eves. IS  Dependable long time residents,  quiet NS, reliable, working  parents with one child, excellent  references. Thank you, Chett &  Karen. 886-8383. 16  Accommodation required by nonsmoking accountant lor period ol  5 mos. Please call Colin  884-5246. IS  Seeking 1-3 bdrm. home/cottage  for responsible N/S couple, Rbts.  Ck. /Secret Cove. Handyman willing to renovate, exc. rets.  885-3435. 17  Professional couple seek rental  Kcimrnodatlon, Gibsons area.  Refs. avail. 886-3843 (It. 4:30.  07  Gibsons area, close to the terry.  886-3134 17  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances. pirtles. weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  TEREDO SQUARE  Prestige olfice space  Ground Floor: 1767 sq. ft., fully  finished inlo offices.  Second Floor: 495 sq. ft., finished into 3 offices: 175 sq. tt. one  office.  5710 Teredo St.. Sechelt. Call  885-4466. TFN,  Short term accommodation, Jan,  to April 30, 1990. Two mobiles,i  $550 and $400 monthly, plus!  utilities. Phone 883-2424.    TFN  2 bdrm. home on large lot.|  Spruce Rd., Roberts Creek,  $550, fridge, stove, references. |  885-41519-5. 16  1 bdrm. plus den suite, Hopkins  Landing, $450.253-4145.     #5  Someone to share 2 bdrm. apart,  in Sechell. $237/mo. plus 'A  utils. 885-5852 eves. 16  Room for rent, share expenses,  Pender Harbour. 883-2836.    15  Gibsons: Large bright bachelor  and small clean 2 bdrm., $450.  885-9859. IS  Gibsons: Brand new 3 bdrm.  view townhouse. carport, small  private garden, suitable for adult  couple. Rels. Min. 1 yr. lease.  $800.865-5659. ,#,?.  Basement: bdrm.. bath, shower,  small kitchen, $300 plus $150  deposit. 886-8641.        '     15  Room & Board for quiet N/S  working woman, nice new home,  Gibsons. $500.886-8370.     15  Roberts Creek: self contained  studio, beautifully furnished,  fireplace. Daily/weekly rates.  886-9747. 17  Large boal shop, hydro incl.  883-1122. 17  2 bdrm. double-wide on full basemenl. Garage & extras, close lo  Gibsons, $700 plus damage.  Avail, now. 886-2751.  886-2869. 15  Help Wanted  Medical Laboratory  Technologist  We're looking lor a sell-motivated  laboratory technologist to provide  vacation and sick relief tor our  Sechelt and Gibsons labs. You  must be CSLT registered and  have recenl haematology experience. You will be performing  rouline haematology, coagulation,  blood glucose testing, urinalysis,  slide tests. ECG's and venipuncture. If interested, you should  phone: Metropolitan Clinical  Laboralory. Sechelt Branch.  Phone:885-2257. 15  Conslruction Sile labourers, no  experience necessary. Must be  strong and healthy. Dean  886-3811. 17  Entertainment  TV RENTAL  20" Colour Remote  TURBO 0RAFX 16  Video Games  VCR'S & video movies  Kern's Horns Furnishings  9:30 ��� 9:00 Mon. ��� Sal.  10 - 5 Sun. i Hoi.  TFN  Help Wanted  Tin' Mariner*1 Ristnurnni  i* mm acccptinK n|ipllciv  linns (it lilt' |HTlli;inri)I,  full-tin.i' [Xwitlotl of  l..mil,'l.ruihl, Cook.  Experience rind wellcm  orgnnlHitlontil --kill*. Is ,i  iiuim. Applj with resume  toi P.O. Urn i*W, Gibsons,  B.C. VON IV0.  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Thrift Shop - in Gibsons area  needs help for 2-3 hours on  Saturdays.  Emergency Program - needs  a co-ordinator for each major  area on Ihe Coasl to take an  inventory ot accommodation  and lo be available in case of  an emergency. Support provided.  Theatre Group - needs  lechnical crew. Training provided. Time as required lor  separate plays  Restoration Prelect - needs  members and organizational  help. Lots of challenge and  benefits for the right people.  Computer Graphiccs - person needed in Gibsons area  to help someone learn on an  Apple II computer. 2-4 hours  per week.  For these and more opportunities please call Volunteer  Action Cenler 885-588'  Work Wanted  Terri's Fa.hion:  Knitting and  crochet, seamstress and alterations. 886-3618. 15  NANETTE ELDRED  Personal Income Tax Preparation  886-7595,   anytime   Mon..  Tues.-Sat. alt. 6pm. #5  For fast accurate typing at  reasonable rales, call Eleanor at  885-7604. ��  Arbutus Olfice Services located  back In downtown Sechelt. rm.  217. Teredo Sq. 885-5212,910  4, Mon-Fri, alter hours appointments by arrangement. 16  Have % ton Pickup, will haul,  $75.885-3127. #7  Builder, carpenter, handyman lor  all exterior and interior work. C.J.  Klymson will travel. Have local  business rels. Very good work.  Call Chris 885-2043. 110  Architectural drawings: professional work, low fees, fast completion, will design or draw  yours, house, condos, or commercial buildings. Traditional or  contemporary. 1-685-6860.   17  Required immediately accounts  payable/typist for busy construction olfice in Port Mellon. Please  send resume to Commonwealth  Construction c/o H.S.P., Box  100. Port Mellon. BC. VON 2S0.  15  Experienced Pizza cook. Andy's  Restaurant. 886-3388 apply lo  Kham. TFN  OVERSEAS JOBS  HIRING NOW!!  CALL  (719) 687-6084 (USA)  Nanny housekeeper live in/out.  full-lime care. 3 & 5 yr. olds.  Licensed driver. 886-9585.    #7  Waitresses  Bartenders  & Cooks  Full or Part-Time  Peninsula Motor Inn  886-2804 |  29.  Business &  Home Services  Exp. waitress needed. Ap,'v in  person to Jade Palace. 866-2433  16  " FRAMING CARPENTERS  Must  have  experience  and  references. Dean 886-3811.   16  Hygenist or CDA wanted part time  In Sechelt. Call Dr. Dan  Kingsbury 886-4535. TFN  PHARMACY ASSISTANT  Full Time  - the successful applicant must  have completed a recognized  Pharmacy Technician's course.  - one year's experience desirable.  - ability to type 50 wpm.  - computer experience an asset.  - salary and benefits in accordance with the Hospital  Employees' Union.  - closing date lor applications  -February 2,1990.  - please apply In writing to:  Mn. L. Buchhon. Personnel 01-  ttc*r, SI. Mary's Hospital, Box  7777, Stchelt, B.C. VON 3A0.  15  Unique Furniture. Window  Treatments. Custom Drapes  4 Bedding. Levoior. Kirsch.  Louver Drape. Heritage  Lace. Lamps & Accessories.  Complele One stop  Decoidlino. Service  Phone 886-9727  Work Wanted  PKRIESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal,  Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  TYPING SERVICE available.  Business letters, manuscripts,  term   papers,    resumes.  15  CONROENTuU SECRETARIAL  ICTVICES  Word processing by appointment.  H6-4740  15  Big Eagle Home Builders  Homes, additions, all renovations,   concrete.   Call   for  estimates. 886-2688. 15  S&G  TREE  SERVICE  Tree Topping, Danger Falling,  Land Clearing Estimates.  Firewood $65 wet. $80 dry.  Gerry 886-8176.  Kevin 885-7148.  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Ph. aft. 6 pm.  886-7830. TFN  Reliable housecleaning. weekly,  monthly or whenever. Call Linda  885-7860. 15  Home Renovations. Finish  carpentry. Complete job start to  linish. Call Bruce 886-7706 aft. 6  pm. #5  Do You Need  Carpet/upholstery cleaning, window cleaning, rubbish removal,  brushcutting. firewood. Skip's  Mainlenance Service. 885-2373.  15  Landscape and garden design,  construction and maintenance,  references. 886-8655. 06  NURSE'S AIDE  Will give personal care to seniors.  7 yrs. exp. good rels. 886-3845.  #6  Handyman, all work looked at,  minor plumbing a specialty  883-9278. #6  Estate Manager/Caretaker lor  semi-remote or fairly isolated  private property Presently  employed in same capacity in  Vancouver Exc refs. N/S, N/D.  Single, would like lo be able to  give substantial notice lie. 2  mos.) in consideration to present  employer. To arrange lor interview, please write Mr. James,  c/o 4982 ��� 197A Street. Langley.  B.C.V3A6W1 16  Handyman: carpentry, electrical,  drywall. palming, eavestrough  cleaning, no job loo small. Alan  886-8741. #7  Powerful truck mounted  STEAM    St^  CLEANING   ii  equipment, lor the    ���** '  belt peiiible  reiultil!!  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  a t>ntro�� a* mi ott'.ii | $rji 'looucbvi iiiu J  Child Care  Will babysit my home. 886-3001.  15  Will babysit nights & weekends,  have babysitting certificate.  Phone Jennifer 886-8691.     16  Pooh Corner Family Daycare has  openings for 2 full time children  (min. 2 yrs.) and 2 kindergarten  children requiring half days  (school bus stops at Pooh  Corner). 886-2258. 15  Child Care  Mature adult to care in my home  for 2 children, ages 3 mos & 4  yrs. 2 - 3 days/week Rels req  886-8736 17  Fun & Creative Daycare al Puddle  Ducks, many toys, activities.  886-3767 #7  I am looking lor a warm, caring  Nanny/housekeeper childcare  housekeeping, cooking, baking  in my home. 2 ��� 3 days/week lo  start immed. Rels. req Preler  non-smoking w/car. Call  885-3301. 16  i2        Business  Opportunities  TREE TOPPING  Danger tree removal, limbing  and falling, fully insured, free  estimates. Jeff Collins.  886-8225. #7  COAST  CONTRACTING  Property management, paint and  paper renovations, workmanship and materials guaranteed.  Phone 886-2010. #8  Notice is hereby given thai an application will be made lo the  Director ol Vital Statistics for a  change ol name pursuant to the  provisions of the Name Act' by  me, Janet Gibb. ot Roberts  Creek. B.C.. to change my name  Irom Janet Gibb lo Janet Fairfield.  And by my unmarried children to  change their names Irom Rochelle  Karren Gibb lo Rochelle Karren  Fairfield; and from Keri Elizabeth  Gibb to Keri Elizabeth Fairfield  Dated this January 27.1990. #5  PROPOSED  SILVICULTURE  PRESCRIPTION  Notice of pre-harvest  silviculture prescriptions,  pursuant to section 3 of  the silviculture regulations.  The following areas have  proposed prescriptions  that will apply if approval  is obtained from Ihe  Ministry of Forests. The  proposed prescriptions  will be available for viewing until March 19. 1990  at the addresses noted  below, during regular  working hours.  1. B.C. Forest Service,  1975 Field Rd., Sechelt,  B.C.  2. Fletcher Challenge  Canada Ltd.. 20580  Maple Crescent. Maple  Ridge. B.C.  To ensure consideration.  any written comments  must be made to J.R.  Vinson R.P.F.. Area  Forester. 20580 Maple  Crescent. Maple Ridge.  B.C. V2X 1B1. by the  above date.  Forest Licence A19227  cm  ���eel  lecalion  Urea  Ural  AlMftll-  mini  IYll'N-1  61  Smanit Ck  45  No  APPLICATION FOR A  PERMIT UNOER THE  PROVISIONS OF THE  WASTE MANAGEMENT  ACT  (Effluent)  This application is to be  filed with the Regional  Waste Manager at Lower  Mainland Region,  15326-103A Avenue,  Surrey, British Columbia  V3R 7A2.  "Any person who may be  adversely affected by the  discharge or storage of  the waste may within 30  days from the last date of  posting under section 3  (a) or publication, service  or display under section  4, write to the manager  stating how he is affected."  Preamble - The purpose  of this application is to  obtain a permit for the  disposal of bloodwater at  an established salmon  farm. Further processing  will be undertaken at a  processing plant.  We, SAGA Seafarms Ltd.  of Garden Bay. British  Columbia, hereby apply  for a permit to discharge  effluent from foreshore  license no. 233798, a  salmon farming operation, located at Daniel  Point. Pender Harbour,  B.C. to Agamemnon  Channel, and give notice  of application to all persons affected  The land upon which the  treatment works will be  located is District Lot  3923. Lot 35.  The discharge will be  lecated at foreshore  license no. 233798, adjacent to the lot listed above  (deepwater discharge).  The rate of discharge will  be 11 cubic metres/day  maximum. Average (based on operating period)  1.5 cubic metres/day.  The operating period during which the effluent will  be discharged is 8 hours/  day, January to May inclusive.  The characteristics of the  effluent discharged shall  be similar in quality to  that produced by passing  typical blood-letting effluent through a 25-mesh  screen. The BOD, shall  be less than or equal to 7  lbs. per 1000 lbs. product. The suspended  solids shall be less than  or equal to 2.6 lb /1000  Ib. product.  The type of treatment to  be applied is chlorina-  tion/dechlorination.  Dated this 19th day of  January, 1990.  SAGA Seafarms Limited  A copy of this application  was posted at the site in  accordance with the  Waste Management  Regulations on November  20. 1989.  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR A  DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In the Land Recording District ol Vancouver. BC, and  situated on the West Side ol Bargain Harbour. BC.  Take nolice lhat Dennis Stephens and Pamela Fouts ol  Madeira Park. BC. occupalion Businessman and woman  inlend to apply for a License ol Occupation ot Ihe following  described lands:  Commencing at the South East corner post ol Lol 1. Plan  17397. DL 1391. Group 1, N.W.D. Thence 40 metres 90  thence 12 metres 0. thence 46 metres 270. thence along  the shoreline lo the point of commencement containing  20 ha more or less.  The purpose lor which this disposition is required is  private boal moorage.  Comments concerning this application may be made to the  Olfice ot the Senior Land Officer, 1210 ��� 4240 Manor  Street. Burnaby. BC, V5G 182 quoting file reference  12404812. 24.  Coast News, January 29,1990  t-  No easy life  Trials of itinerant teacher  by Rose Nichotson  A group of Grades 5,6 and 7  Elementary French as a Second  Language (EI-SL) students  demonstrated their French  speaking (and singing) skills for  trustees at the January 23  meeting of the school board.  Nancy Brindley, Itinerant  French teacher for School  District 46, told trustees she  teaches three 30-minute French  classes to Grades 4, 5 and 6  students in three elementary  schools every week and provides  backup support to French  teachers in other schools.  Brindley concentrates on  teaching the students to speak,  to listen to and understand  French, with some introduction  to reading and writing skills.  A combination of activities  include conversation, games  and singing help the students to  feel comfortable with the  language.  "They can introduce themselves, ask directions or order in  a restaurant," said Brindley.  "Most of the writing and  reading skills are not taught until the high school level."  Brindley said the resource  materials, like textbooks, tapes.  videos and flashcards that are  available in the district are excellent, "but a little outdated so  not as interesting as they might  be. But the ministry is calling  for the introduction of French  in Grade 4 in 1991, so we're  hoping for new material then.  The main resource that is lacking is teachers."  When asked how the Itinerant Teacher concept was working, Brindley replied, "It's a  learning experience." The burst  of laughter that greeted her rep  ly showed that trustees were  aware of problems that have  been occurring is Brindley has  been organizing her'activities in  the district.    '  "You missed your calling,"  commented Trustee Lynn  Chapman,    jj  "1 can answer the question  about being., an Itinerant  Teacher," added District  Superintendent Clifford Smith.  "It's a very tough and demanding job and you do it very well  indeed."  Sewage problem  gets a joint  SCRD-Sechelt effort  |      Guess Where  ?'-" i     .   ' ������"���. -  YOU Dlft IT  P/GHT  ���������������  by Kllen Frith  3 The usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first correct entry drawn  j- which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last week's  j winner was Cindy Walters of Halfmoon Bay who correctly iden-  ' tified the wooden sign at 7814 Lohn Road in Halfmoon Bay.  i-  r Director resigns  by Ellen Frith  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District has accepted the  resignation from the board of  Area F Director John Shaske  and has put in motion the  necessary steps for a by-  election. Election day is slated  for February 12 and, if a poll is  necessary, polling day will be on  March 3, 1990.  In his letter of resignation,  Shaske said he had chosen  January 22 as his resignation  date because restructuring is no  longer an issue.  "My business and personal  commitments are demanding  more time than they have  previously," Shaske who has  been on the board seven years,  states in his letter, "I can no  longer dedicate the amount of  time I believe is necessary to  properly represent the residents  of Area F and perform the  duties of a regional director."  Susan Fitchell has been sitting  in on the board for Director  Shaske for several months now  but told the Coasl News she  hasn't yet decided if she will run  for the now-vacated position.  The problems with the  Creekside Package Treatment  Plant for sewage began "15  years ago when a permit was  given on unsuitable land," Area  E Director Jim Gurney told the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) board last  week. The recent problems are  because it was a bad situation  waiting to happen, he said.  "Bad soils and high water levels  should have been evident 15  years ago."  A January 22 report on the  sewage treatment plant compil-  Police News  Sechelt Detachment is investigating a suspicious fire that  occurred in the Pender Harbour  area. An unoccupied cabin was  gutted by fire on January 20.  Pender Harbour Volunteer  Fire Department and a member  of the Provincial Fire Commissioner's office are also assisting.  On January 20 in the early  morning hours police responded  to an accident on Rat Portage  Hill. A northbound vehicle  overturned after entering the  ditch on the hill. The driver who  was unharmed was charged for  driving too fast for road conditions.  and thefts which are occurring  in the Pender Harbour/Madeira  Park/Egmont areas. Residents  should report suspicious  vehicles and/or circumstances  as quickly as possible.  On January 22 the Sechelt Indian Band reported that the  community hall on the water-,  front reserve was broken uitp..  .  Please call Crimestoppers wHli.*'  any tips.  ed by the SCRD Superintendent  of Public Works was distributed  lo the board at its January 25  meeting and a further file on the  SCRD dealings with the plant  was given to District of Sechelt  Representative Bob Wilson.  The issue of the plant arose at  the Sechelt Council meeting of  January 17 when Mayor Tom  Meredith said council was not  given "the whole story" when it  agreed recently to take over the  sewage distribution system and  package treatment plans from  the SCRD.  "To set the record straight,"  Gurney told the board, "the  problems are not because the  regional district has been sloppy."  He stressed that the SCRD  has been open with Ihe District  of Sechelt and has shared, and  will continue to share, every  piece of information on the  plant it has.  Alderman Wilson said he was  pleased to hear of the SCRD's  offer of co-operation because of  the potential health hazard of  the plant.  �� "The public works people  will be able to have an ongoing  liaison to solve the problems,"  he said.  Beginners Course  Starting Feb. 3  Kirkland Centre. Sechelt  483-3347 collect or 885-529S  Also Available  'Driver Improvement Program  for Licensed Drivers."  Senior's Drivers Course  Standard Lessons Available  Parents of a YD graduate write:  As our son reached the top of a blind hill there  was a car stopped about 3 car lengths ahead.  Thanks to your "Brake and Avoidance" teaching,  our teenage son avoided an accident that could  have resulted in serious injury to a mother and  young child. When he needed to know what to do  in a split second, he had the knowledge because  of you. Keep up the good work, and God bless  you.  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